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LIVING YOUR TRUTH: Lackawanna County Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings needs to be held accountable for bigoted comments

LIVING YOUR TRUTH: Lackawanna County Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings needs to be held accountable for bigoted comments

In the past few weeks, I’ve been closely watching the Facebook profile of one Laureen A. Cummings, a woman I’ve never met and never knew existed before. I was alerted to her presence by someone who took issue with her use of derogatory and disgusting words to allegedly describe people like me – the transgender […]

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Lackawanna County puts out call to artists for 2016 Art in the Park children’s events

Lackawanna County puts out call to artists for 2016 Art in the Park children’s events

From a press release: Lackawanna County is seeking visual and performing artists who enjoy working with children ages 4-12 to be a part of the Art in the Park program this summer. The program takes place outside under a pavilion and/or tent. Each visual artist will have his or her own picnic table. Performing artists […]

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2016 Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Grant recipients announced at Scranton Cultural Center

2016 Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Grant recipients announced at Scranton Cultural Center

From a press release: Lackawanna County Commissioners Patrick M. O’Malley, Jerry Notarianni, and Laureen A. Cummings have announced the arts and culture organizations and individuals who have received grant support for their various community projects, events, and activities this year. Financial assistance was awarded in two forms: program stream grants and community project grants. The […]

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Lackawanna County will light Courthouse tree in Scranton on Dec. 4 with carols and refreshments

Lackawanna County will light Courthouse tree in Scranton on Dec. 4 with carols and refreshments

From a press release: The official lighting of the Lackawanna County Christmas tree will be held on Friday, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. at the flag plaza in front of the County Courthouse on North Washington Avenue in downtown Scranton. The festive event will offer refreshments, carols, and a lot of holiday fun. According to […]

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Lackawanna County Courthouse featured in documentary on the Pennsylvania Cable Network on Aug. 20

Lackawanna County Courthouse featured in documentary on the Pennsylvania Cable Network on Aug. 20

From a press release: Residents of Lackawanna County will get a fascinating glimpse of the beauty and history of the County Courthouse in downtown Scranton through an upcoming documentary on the Pennsylvania Cable Network, found on local Comcast cable channel 186. As part of the “Pennsylvania’s Historic Courthouses” series, a documentary detailing the architectural and […]

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‘Annie,’ ‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘Muppets Most Wanted,’ and ‘The Incredibles’ screening for free in downtown Scranton

‘Annie,’ ‘Big Hero 6,’ ‘Muppets Most Wanted,’ and ‘The Incredibles’ screening for free in downtown Scranton

From a press release: Scranton Tomorrow has announced that Lackawanna County will be a presenting sponsor for the fifth annual “Drive in Downtown” free outdoor summer movie series on Lackawanna County Courthouse Square. Held on the 200 block of North Washington Avenue, the series kicks off tonight, July 16, with “Annie.” Drive in Downtown will […]

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Free workshop for artists on protecting intellectual property offered in Scranton on April 29

From a press release: The creative ideas, music, literature, or other materials an artist or organization formulates in thought or design are very valuable and need to be protected because they just might lead to the next bestseller, great innovation, or world-renowned performance. Valuable information on safeguarding one’s work, concepts, or discoveries will be offered […]

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Paul Sorvino delivers copies of ‘The Trouble with Cali’ to Lackawanna County, public showing planned

Paul Sorvino delivers copies of ‘The Trouble with Cali’ to Lackawanna County, public showing planned

From a press release: Finally, the taxpayers of Lackawanna County have their movie – “The Trouble with Cali.” Three Blu-ray discs were delivered to the county commissioners’ office this morning from actor and director Paul Sorvino. The arrival of the package from West Hollywood, California brings to a close a 10-year journey to secure the […]

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Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Grant recipients for 2015 announced in Scranton

Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Grant recipients for 2015 announced in Scranton

From a press release: Lackawanna County Commissioners Corey D. O’Brien, Jim Wansacz, and Patrick M. O’Malley announced the 2015 arts and culture organizations and individuals who have received grant support for their various community projects, events, and activities at a reception and grants ceremony held at the Scranton Cultural Center on Jan. 14. Financial assistance […]

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Lackawanna County awards Arts & Culture Grants at Scranton Cultural Center on Jan. 14

Lackawanna County awards Arts & Culture Grants at Scranton Cultural Center on Jan. 14

From a press release: The Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Department will hold its 2015 reception and grants ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 14, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Shopland Hall on the fourth floor of the Scranton Cultural Center (420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton). Organizations that receive annual support through Lackawanna County’s program stream funding […]

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