Above: Lackawanna County Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley and members of the Parks and Recreation staff presented trophies to the winners in the 9-12 age category at the 26th annual fishing derby held recently at McDade Park. More than 200 children participated in the event.
From left, front row: Aviana Santarelli, fourth place and first to the limit; Thomas Hazelton, first place; Maddy Pisko, first fish caught; Aiden VanLouvonder, fifth place; Alex Hanson, closest guess; Carson Lombardo, third place; and Narvin Mann, second place. Back row: Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley, Mark Dougher, the county’s parks and recreation’s buildings and grounds manager; and William Davis, the County’s deputy director for Parks & Recreation.
Below: O’Malley presents trophies to the winners in the 4-8 age category. From left, front row: Chase Wesley, Ian Westgate, Mason Trombly, Skyler Russo, Conor Moore, Ronald Hazelton, Noah and Emmy Kocher and Abigail Mikovitch. Back row, O’Malley, Dougher and Davis.