JFK statue to be erected in Pittston

The Knights of Columbus Council 372, its women’s auxiliary the Jacquelines and The Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St Patrick are working with the city to erect a statue of former president John F. Kennedy on Kennedy Boulevard. The boulevard will also be renamed “President John F. Kennedy Boulevard.” Funds come solely from tax deductible donations and can be made to JFK Statue Fund, 35 Broad St, Pittston, Pa 18640. An estimated $40,000 is needed. Committee members, seated from left, are: Bill Burke, Terry McMahon, Julio Caprari, Joan McFadden, Donna McFadden Connors and PJ Melvin. Standing: Paul John Caprari, Kevin O’Brien, Ken Bangs, Michael Lombardo, Attorney Girard Mecadon, Attorney Michael Lombardo and Brian Matyjevich. Not available: Melanie Murosky, Rick Korpusik, Joe Long, Matthew Meade, Paul Leonard and Joe Moscovitz.

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