Nicholas Gowarty Wins Commissioners Bike Helmet Design Contest

Nicholas Gowarty, center, of Scranton stands in front of the bike he won from Cedar Bike & Paddle for his “Raptor Rex” helmet design, which was part of the recent Commissioners Bike Safety Fair held at McDade Park.

L-r, Lackawanna County Commissioner Jim Wansacz, Andy McDonald and Chaz Ross, Cedar Bike & Paddle, sponsor; Nicholas Gowarty; Lackawanna County Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley; and Joe Fasula, Gerrity’s Supermarkets, sponsor. Other event sponsors were: Fidelity Bank, Penn Security Bank, Kost Tire & Auto Service, First National Community Bank, PNC Bank and the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority.


County Fishing Derby

The Lackawanna County Commissioners and the parks & recreation department finalize plans for the 21st annual fishing derby at McDade Park on Saturday, May 4. The event is limited to the first 250 children and costs $5 to register. There are two tiers of fishing times – 11 am to 12:45 pm for kids 4 – 8 years old; and 1:15 pm – 3 pm for those 9 – 12. Call the park office for details (570) 963-6764.

L-r, William Davis, deputy director for the parks & recreation department; Commissioner Corey D. O’Brien; Bobbi Baillie and Johnny Denunzio, park staff; Commissioner Jim Wansacz, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley; and Andy Kudzinowski, park staff.


Winners for the Lackawanna County Commissioners “Design your own helmet and enter to win a Bike” contest!

Designed by Nicholas Gowarty

Designed by Emily Mattern