Lowe’s Home Improvement Recognized For Materials Donation

A Certificate of Recognition was presented to Lowe’s Home Improvement for its financial and materials support for the October 5 Downtown Scranton Clean-up. County officials, clean-up volunteers and Lowe’s representatives gather around the supplies and tools donated for the cause.



Lackawanna County Vietnam Memorial Anniversary Recognized

Local military, government, judicial and community officials mark the first anniversary of the Lackawanna County Vietnam Memorial, located on the stone wall in flag plaza on the North Washington Avenue side of Courthouse Square, with a brief ceremony.

L-r, Charley Spano, Charley Boylan, Peter Puhala, Ed Faatz, Judge Thomas Munley, Jim Kuchawara, Wally Evans, Joel Sofranko, Mike McLane, Joe Sylvester, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, Joe DeAntona, Gene Walzak and Jim Streznecky.

Scranton Tomorrow’s Downtown Movie Series Kicks-Off Sixth Season

Residents of Lackawanna County will once again be able to relax on Courthouse Square and watch a variety of free, family oriented films on a giant inflatable screen along North Washington Avenue. The movies, which begin at 8:45 PM, are: July 21 Star Wars, The Force Awakens; August 4 Descendants; and August 11 Zootopia.

Officials involved in the series are, l-r, George Kelly, the County’s Director of Economic & Community Development; Ken Okrepkie, Scranton Tomorrow’s Board President; Leslie Collins, Executive Director of Scranton Tomorrow; Maureen McGuigan, the County’s Deputy Director of Arts & Culture; and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.