Diogenes Society Recognizes Commissioner for Community Service


The Diogenes Society held its annual meeting last month at The Scranton Club, where Lackawanna Commissioner Patrick O’Malley received a special award for community service.

Participating in the event were, front row, from left: Atty. Robert Lipshutz, Robert Sulger, John M. Hart Jr., and Commissioner O’Malley.

Back row, same order: Atty. John M. Hart III, John Mills, Marty Flynn, William Vossler, Robert Hanrahan, Joseph Fernandes, and Daniel Saenz.

Not pictured: Dr. Andrew LaZella.

UNICO Members Hold Annual Winter Clothing Drive

Winter clothing drive

Dunmore’s Keystone Chapter UNICO recently conducted its annual winter clothing drive during which coats, sweaters, scarves, hats, gloves, socks, and blankets were collected delivered to Elm Park Church, where they were distributed on November 1 and 2.

Pictured are some of the UNICO members who helped collect and donate winter clothing for Elm Park Church.

Shown seated from left: Michele McDade, Cathy Gerard, Lenore Latarewicz, Valerie Riggi, Sylvia Tagert, and Mary Ann Sessa.  

Standing, same order: Frank Cicci, Frank Coviello, Mary Ann Coviello, Bob Collins, Sandra Collins, Kevin Cicci, Angela Richards, Ed Latarewicz, Nancy Malone, clothing drive chairwoman Karen Sadowski, Ann Summa, and Jackie Dente.

Marchese Earns “Heart of Lion” Award

Dunmore Lions


The Dunmore Lions recently sponsored the District Governor’s meeting at Carmella’s Restaurant.

At the meeting, Lion Sal Marchese Sr. was awarded the Governor’s “Heart of a Lion” achievement award for his outstanding service to the Dunmore community over the past 37 years.

Accepting the award from District’s Governor Cathy Metschulat  is Sal Marchese Jr., since Mr. Marcese Sr.was unavailable.

Also, accepting service awards were Tony Lupia for 25 years and Sammy Valenza for 35 years.