Coal mining presentation comes to Laflin

June 27th, 2015 1:30 am

First Posted: 9/10/2013

Regina Hrichison, right, vice president of the Laflin Library Association, is pictured with librarian Nancy Coassolo as they plan the Commonwealth Speakers Program coming to Laflin at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22 at St. Maria Goretti Banquet Hall, Laflin Road. Jay Smar, Landingville, will present an informative musical program which highlights the struggles and disaster of coal miners in Northeast Pennsylvania. The event is made possible through the Pennsylvania Humanities Council. The Laflin Library Association sponsors the event. Guest speaker will be Alma Berlot, honoring her father’s memory as she discusses his work as a coal miner. The event is free and refreshments will be served.