Booklet on Pearl Harbor Soldiers from Lackawanna County

Pearl Harbor booklet

Charlie Spano presented a booklet containing biographical information on all 109 Lackawanna citizens who were in the military and present on Dec. 7, 1941, during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor.

The booklet was produced by the 9/11 Memorial Committee and a copy was donated to the Museum at the Northeast Detachment of the Marine Corps League, Alder Street, Scranton.

Shown front row from left: Charlie Spano, Joel Sofranko, Commandant of the Detachment; Debora Evans and Jim Stieznetcky. Back row: Bill Coolbaugh, Larry Kimble, Faith Hartman, Scot Hartman and Charley Boyland.

9/11 Memorial Committee to Honor Old Glory on June 14th

Flag DayThe 9/11 Memorial Committee plans for the annual commemoration of Flag Day and Army Day on June 14.

The resolution describing the layout of the US Flag was adopted on June 14, 1777 and the Continental Army was formed on June 14, 1775.

The event is open to the public and begins at 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 14,and will include the pageant of flags of US history. Composite Squadron 201 of the Civil Air Patrol will escort the flags.

Pictured from left: Patrick O’Malley, county commissioner and vice chairman of the 9/11 committee; Joe DeAntona, education liaison; Major Glenn Carman CAP-USAF, Major Anita McCormick, CAP-USAF, Lt. Barbara Pope, CAP-USAF and Charlie Spano, chairman, 9/11 Memorial Committee.