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Merli-Sarnoski Fishing Derby Winners Ages 4-8

Lackawanna County Parks & Recreation staff members participate in the presentation of trophies to the winners in the 4 – 8 age category at the 27th annual fishing derby held recently at Merli-Sarnoski Park.

The winners include, front row, l -r, Liam Wheeler, Dickson City, first fish caught, first to limit and largest fish caught; Conor Holly, Scott Township, third place; Liam Farrell, Peckville, second place; and Camden Holly, Scott Township, fifth place. Back row, l – r, James Foley, Parks Building and Grounds Manager; Bob Semenza, Parks Programs Manager; and Mark Dougher, Parks the Deputy Director.

Nada & Company Small Business Spotlight

Nada & Company was the small business spotlighted at the September 18 Lackawanna County Commissioners Meeting. The Scranton operation, located on Capouse Avenue and Marion Street, offers top-of-the-line women’s and men’s clothes and accessories. Nada and Company is celebrating 30 years in business in 2020, having opened its doors in South Abington Township in 1990.

L-r, Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, Nada and Katie Gilmartin, owners; and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.

October Is United Way Month In Lackawanna County

The Lackawanna County Commissioners have designated October as United Way month. The United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties is conducting its annual campaign to fund vital self help, education and wellness programs to assist youth, the elderly, the disadvantaged and families to gain access to necessary services.

L-r, Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Gary Drapek, President of the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties; Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, and Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings.

Vintage Kitchen Small Business Spotlight

Vintage Kitchen was the small business spotlighted at the September 4 Lackawanna County Commissioners Meeting. The Scranton operation, based on Linden Street, offers a novel twist to family living. This enterprise offers a variety of classes for adults and children that focus on cooking, sewing and team building. The classes are tailored for beginners, intermediate and advanced participants. Vintage Kitchen will do private parties and in-home instruction, as well.

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