Lackawanna County- The January 18 voting deadline for the Pennsylvania "River of the Year" competition is "rapidly"approaching.
Currently, the Lackawanna River is in second place behind the Schuylkill River. With a little luck and one final community push, we just may be able to wind up the winner.
Lackawanna County, the Lackawanna Heritage Valley and the Lackawanna River Corridor Association have been the prime proponents of this activity along with Paul Brennan, Principal at Riverside Elementary West in the Riverside School District, who nominated the local tributary.
The winner will receive a great deal of publicity, a $10,000 grant and a large community celebration.
To vote for the Lackawanna River, please go to http://pawatersheds.org/vote.
Click Here to watch Mark Hiller's December 21, 2012 story on River.