Insalaco to receive honorary degree

Sandy Insalaco Sr., a member and former chair of the Misericordia University Board of Trustees, will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree during the 2015 Misericordia University undergraduate ceremony on Saturday, May 16.

Insalaco is chairman of the board and CEO of Nature’s Way Purewater Systems, Inc., Pittston, and a principal in Insalaco Development Group, which owns and manages commercial real estate in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He is chairman of the board of Landmark Community Bank, Pittston. He is also the former general manager and chief financial officer of Insalaco Supermarkets, and former chairman of the board of directors of Affiliated Food Distributors.

A member of the Misericordia University Board of Trustees since 1998, Insalaco was instrumental in establishing the Insalaco Center for Career Development. The Insalaco Center for Career Development has helped prepare thousands of Misericordia students for employment or graduate school, and provided support for managing their careers since its inception.

Happy Birthday wishes

Brian Talipan of Pittston Township celebrated his 19th birthday on Feb 28.

Brian’s grandfather James Talipan of Pittston celebrated his birthday on March 2.

Justin Talipan of Pittston Township will celebrate his 16th birthday on March 10.