Revello’s Pizza Small Business Spotlight

Revello’s Pizza of Old Forge was the small business spotlighted at the November 6 Lackawanna County Commissioners meeting. The restaurant has been in business for 53 years in the famed “pizza district.” It recently opened satellite locations on the first floor of The Mall At Steamtown near center court, PNC Field, Mohegan Sun, Kingston and Drums, serving a number of its traditional favorites.

L-r, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, Pat Revello, owner; and Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings.

Office Of Drug & Alcohol Programs Honors Commissioners

The Lackawanna-Susquehanna Office of Drug & Alcohol Programs presented Commissioners Patrick M. O’Malley and Laureen A. Cummings with a plaque in recognition of their commitment to addressing the opioid crisis and creating an awareness the programs and services available to recover from additions to various substances.

L-r, Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley and Barbara Durkin, Drug & Alcohol Director.

Polish Heritage Month Flag Raising

Principals at the annual raising of the flag of Poland, marking Polish Heritage month and the recognition of two Polish war heroes, General Casimir Pulaski and General Thaddeus Kosciuszko, whose statues are on the Lackawanna County Courthouse grounds, were, l-r, Ellie & Jack Kuligowski, Friends of Poland Chapter Historians, Lackawanna County Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Eileen Sorrano and Joe Stupak, Friends of Poland; Germaine Helcoski, Friends of Poland Chapter Treasurer; Lackawanna County Treasurer Ed Karpovich, Friends of Poland Chapter President; Barbara Dehaba, John Grzenda and Beverly Gandara, Friends of Poland; Lackawanna County District Attorney Mark Powell, and Lackawanna County Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.

National Teen Drive Safety Week

The Lackawanna County Commissioners proclaimed October 20-26 National Teen Driver Week, calling attention to the fact that distracted driving causes accidents and fatalities. In 2018, Lackawanna County had 287 teen driver accidents, one of which resulted in death. National statistics show that October is the month of the greatest number of teenage accidents for those in the 15-18 years old range. Parents are urged to speak to their children about safe driving and to impress upon them to always wear a seat belt.

L-r, Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Chief Timothy Trently, Archbald; Chief Jared Ganz, Scott Township; Eileen Miller, Safety Advocate; Christina Sullivan, Lackawanna County Highway Safety Program Coordinator; Chief Carl Graziano, Scranton; Len Harvey, South Abington Police Department; Lt. Leonard Namiotka, Scranton Police Department; Captain William Springer, Dunmore Police Department; Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, Atty. Brian Gallagher, Lackawanna County District Attorney’s Office; Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, Mike Taluto, Safety Press Officer, PennDOT; Jeff Arthur, Carbondale Police Department; Chris Lengle, Highway Safety Network/Buckle Up PA Project Coordinator; and John Morgan, Highway Safety Network/Region 4 Law Enforcement Liaison.