La Festa Celebrates 40th Anniversary

La Festa Italiana is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The end-of-Summer festival attracts over 100,000 guests, who are afforded the opportunity to enjoy live entertainment, Italian food, specialty pastries, various activities and novelty shopping. The event has expanded to four days, opening on Friday for the very first time. The Lackawanna County Commissioners marked the organization’s milestone with a “Good Works” certificate.

L-r, Commissioner Edward G. Staback, Commissioner Jim Wansacz, Christopher DiMattio, La Festa President; and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.

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