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Honky Tonk Restaurant Small Business Spotlight

The Honky Tonk Restaurant of Dunmore was the small business spotlighted at the February 7 Lackawanna County Commissioners Meeting. This “Old West”- themed bar and grill is well-known for its homemade food and friendly staff. The restaurant, located at 763 East Drinker Street, is open seven days a week with entertainment every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The Honky Tonk features take-out service, daily specials, and smoking and non-smoking areas. Owners Debbie and Tony Lupia, who have been in the hospitality business for 32 years, employ 20 people.

L-r, Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, Tony Lupia, owner; and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.

The ‘Warm’ “Good Works” At William Prescott Elementary

The third grade students at William Prescott Elementary School turned their lesson on helping others into a number of “Good Works” for area homeless veterans. The youngsters created 11 colorful blankets and conducted a sock drive all which were donated to individuals at St. Francis Commons, Scranton, to help them keep warm this Winter.

Back row, l-r, Maury Ghergo, William Prescott, teacher; Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Kathleen Cadden, William Prescott teacher; Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, and Al O’Donnell, William Prescott principal.

PFC. Harold Hannon & Family Recognized

Lackawanna County Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley presented to family and friends of PFC. Harold Hannon a proclamation during a ceremony honoring the fallen Marine. A decorated soldier, Mr. Hannon died in combat in 1943 in the Pacific Theater. His remains were finally recovered and returned home for interment.

L-r, Silas, Emily and Olivia Hecei, Dennis Hannon, Joel Sofranko, Commissioner O’Malley, Bill Hannon, Addison Hecei, Maureen Talarico, and Erica Hannon.