Commissioners designate parking spots for Purple Heart recipients at parks

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The Lackawanna County Commissioners, military officials and community volunteers unveiled a special sign at McDade Park for parking for veterans who have received a Purple Heart. The special signage will also be installed at the county’s three other park venues: Merli-Sarnoski, Covington and Aylesworth. From left, Charlie Spano, 911 committee chairman; William Davis, Lackawanna County Deputy Director of Parks & Recreation; Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, Gene Waschak, who donated the signs; Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley;, Joe DeAntona, 911 committee member; and Dave Eisele, Lackawanna County Director of Veterans Affairs. photo