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North Pocono Library Good “Works”

Serving nine municipalities in its region, the North Pocono Library is more than a place to sign-out books. Founded in 1985, the library offers a wide variety of children’s programming, Summer reading initiatives, tutoring opportunities, creative design software, gardening projects, online classes, targeted activities for teens and adults, and more. Its “Good Works” also include various special events, a Veterans Day program and volumes of best sellers for people to enjoy.

L-r, Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, Susan Jeffery, Library Director; John Bonacci, Mary Rable, and Mauri Kelly, Library Board Members; and Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings.

Mendicino’s Pizza & Family Restaurant Small Business Spotlight

Mendicino’s Pizza & Family Restaurant was the small business spotlighted at the August 9 Lackawanna County Commissioners Meeting. Located in Covington Township, the business has grown from a take-out operation to a full-service restaurant, offering a variety of traditional dishes made from family recipes. Mendicino’s offers both on-site and off-site catering and is a major supporter of community fund raisers.

L-r, Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, Lynn and Christina Mendicino, family members; and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.

Purple Heart Signage Unveiled

Lackawanna County and military officials unveil a special sign at Aylesworth Park for parking for veterans who have received a Purple Heart. The special signage will be installed at the County’s other two venues – Merli-Sarnoski and Covington – as well.

L-r, William Davis, the County’s Deputy Director of Parks & Recreation; Gene Wasczcak, who donated the signs; and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.