Commissioner O’Malley Participates In State Prison Hearings

Lackawanna County Commissioner and former Corrections Officer Patrick M. O’Malley, right, joined State Legislators on January 23 to voice their support for and provide economic and community information on keeping SCI Waymart open. The joint effort of concerned citizens, staff and State and County officials was instrumental in continuing operations at the facility.

L-r, Debbie Gillette, Executive Director of The Chamber of the Northern Poconos; Mary Beth Wood, Executive Director of The Wayne Economic Development Corporation; Wendell Kay, Wayne County Commissioner; and Patrick M. O’Malley, Lackawanna County Commissioner.