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Lackawanna

(lăkəwä`nə), city (1990 pop. 20,585), Erie co., W N.Y., on Lake Erie; inc. 1909. Formerly a major steel-making center, Lackawanna experienced the rapid and total decline of its foremost industry in the 1970s and 80s. Abrasives, chemicals, and concrete are produced there. A distinguished city landmark is the elaborate Basilica of Our Lady of Victory, a Roman Catholic shrine.

Lackawanna,

river, 35 mi (56 km) long, rising in NE Pa. and flowing southwest to join the Susquehanna River near Pittston. It crosses the chief anthracite-coal region of the state, passing the cities of Scranton, Dunmore, Dickson City, and Carbondale.
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He ordered another--an oil sketch of the Lackawanna freight depot--to take back with him.
Russell Verducci, Steve Pastor and Eric Demmers are the exclusive brokers for Lackawanna Warehouse Corp.
The EPA transferred operation and maintenance responsibilities for the Lackawanna Refuse site to the state in 2011, EPA spokeswoman Bonnie Smith said.
A closed landfill in Lackawanna County, Pa., is being given permission to reopen and expand by the state Department of Environmental Protection.
Donations can be made to the Father Baker Home in Lackawanna, NY or Childrens Hospital, Boston, MA.
Verizon Wireless, an operator of a wireless voice and data network and a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE:VOD)(LSE:VOD), announced on Thursday (12 February) that it has activated a new cell site in Lackawanna county, Pennsylvania, US.
Epatha Merkerson (Lackawanna Blues, Law & Order) were cohosts for a gala event to present the 2005 Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards at the Hudson Theater of the Millennium Broadway Hotel in Manhattan, New York, New York, on November 1.
The Oscar winner looked cool, calm and chic at the New York bash for Lackawanna Blues, which she produced.
The American citizens of Yemeni descent worked, lived and socialised together in Lackawanna, five miles south of Buffalo on the shore of Lake Erie, it is claimed.
Simon of Toronto as saying the company and seven other Canadian investors are backing the Lackawanna, N.Y., project.
The Lackawanna, NY, plant is using reserve funds to complete facility improvements.
Musical awards went to Bill Sims Jr., for his music for "Lackawanna Blues"; Kirsten Childs, for music and lyrics of "The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin"; Ed Kleban, for music and lyrics of "A Class Act"; and Deidre Murray, for vocal and instrumental arrangements on "Eli's Comin'."