LCCC’s nursing, health
sciences center named
Luzerne County Community College will hold a naming ceremony for its Health Sciences Center, 38 E. Main St., Nanticoke, at 11:30 a.m. Saturday.
A naming gift was donated recently by Francis S. Carrozza to officially name the center. The facility has been named The Francis S. and Mary Gill Carrozza, R.N. Health Sciences Center at Luzerne County Community College.
The college’s nursing and health sciences programs have also been named for Mary Gill Carrozza, who was head nurse and director of the surgical recovery unit for many years at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. The new name is the Mary Gill Carrozza, R.N. School of Nursing and Health Sciences.
Board accepts HR
Lake-Lehman School Board has accepted the resignation of human resources director Jacqueline McHale.
Board President Mark Kornoski said after the recent meeting that a search has not yet begun for her replacement.
The board also accepted the resignation of Jenilee Kukuchka as an elementary music teacher.
Nutrition Inc., the district’s food service provider, presented a demonstration about the new Farm to Fork program, which includes locally grown produce in the menus in the school cafeterias.
The superintendent’s office announced that the dedication for the new turf on the playing field will be at 6:30 p.m. Sept 20, just before the Knights’ home football game with Holy Redeemer.
The new field also will be the site for the UNICO all-star game on Nov. 27.
The board’s next regular meeting will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Junior-Senior High School.
jr. council applications
The borough is accepting applications for its next Junior Councilperson to represent the interests of youth at the council table.
The term for a junior council member coincides with the school year. To be eligible, the council person must be a junior or senior in high school and must live in Forty Fort. The deadline to submit an application is Oct. 4. The borough will name the next junior council member Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m.
When submitting an application, the student should provide his or her name, address, telephone number, email, a recommendation from a teacher and an essay related to local government and Forty Fort no longer than 250 words.
Any questions about the Junior Council Person Program, contact Council President Joe Chacke at email@example.com.
Applications may be submitted by email or via mail at U.S. Mail at 1271 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, PA 18704 (Attn: President Joe Chacke) or hand delivered to the borough building to Borough Manager Barbara Fairchild.
seeks board members
Penn State Extension in Wyoming County is seeking nominations for the Wyoming County Cooperative Extension Association’s board of directors. Board members provide oversight of extension office operations and finances, promote and advocate for extension programs with legislators and serve as advisors to the district director. The board meets up to four times per year and board committees meet as needed. Board members serve a three year term with the option of a second consecutive term.
Nominations should describe a candidate’s detailed qualifications that match the extension’s mission to share practical knowledge for community betterment. The nominating committee will review submitted materials, contact prospective candidates and recommend a slate of candidates for approval at the association’s annual meeting.
Nominations should be submitted no later than Oct. 4. via hard copy at 71 Hollowcrest Road, Suite 2, Tunkhannock, PA, 18657 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Terry Schettini, district director, can be reached at 570-836-3196 or by email at email@example.com.