Actress Valerie Bertinelli traces her roots at the Lackawanna Historical Society

June 19th, 2015 9:19 am

First Posted: 8/5/2014

The Lackawanna Historical Society is pleased to announce that the Society’s Catlin House hosted actress Valerie Bertinelli as she traced her family history for a national television show airing in mid-August. The episode of TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are? will premiere at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 13.

Bertinelli, best known for her roles in One Day at a Time and Hot in Cleveland, visited the Society’s Catlin House earlier this spring to view historic records revealing her roots in nearby Jefferson Township. Society staff members were instrumental in episode’s production, gathering historical records and providing a venue for filming.

The Society will host a Viewing Party at POSH @ The Scranton Club, 404 N. Washington Ave. from 8 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug.13. Complimentary appetizers and cash bar will be included for a small donation at the door.

Call the Society at 570- 344-3841 to lets us know if you will attend.