Milestone Birthday Recognition

Lillian Rose birthday photo

Thom Welby, chief of staff for state Rep. Marty Flynn, presents Lillian Rose with a proclamation and congratulations from the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on Flynn’s behalf in celebration of her 102nd birthday on Thursday, Sept. 7.

Lillian is pictured with Welby and Sister Kathleen, l.s.p., at the Little Sisters of the Poor’s Holy Family Residence.

Lackawanna College Police Academy Recognized by Commissioners


The Lackawanna County Commissioners and members of the Judiciary and law enforcement recognize the Lackawanna College Police Academy on its 40th anniversary.  Certified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in April 1977, the academy was the first and only private college in Northeastern Pennsylvania to provide Act 120 training.

Its alumni serve police departments all across Pennsylvania in a variety of capacities and are also active in state and federal agencies, as well.

Shown from left are: Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, Atty. Maryann Grippo, Director of Academy Operations at Lackawanna College; Lackawanna County Judge Thomas Munley, and Archbald Police Chief and academy instructor Timothy Trently.