Sen. Baker Announces 2017 Scenes From the 20th Calendar Contest Winners

HAWLEY – Sen. Lisa Baker has announced the winning photographers in her third annual “Scenes From the 20th Senatorial District” photo contest. The winning pictures were chosen from more than 100 entries submitted of images from throughout Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming counties. Nearly 6,800 votes were cast.

“I continue to be impressed with the quality of the photographs submitted and appreciate people taking the time to share their talents,” said Baker. “We are certainly fortunate to live in such a beautiful part of the state.”

This year’s winners are:

  • JANUARY: Ann Malon, Greeley – Swinging Bridge in Hawley;
  • FEBRUARY: Karen Colaiaco, Matamoras – Dynamic Duo in Matamoras;
  • MARCH: Janie Stabinsky, Mehoopany – Sunset in Wyoming County in Jenningsville;
  • APRIL: Sally Chumard, Hamlin – Hanna Dressed For Rain in Honesdale;
  • MAY: Mike Mancino, Lackawaxen Township – Patriotic Vanderbeek Farm in Lackawaxen;
  • JUNE: Lisa Eastwood, Tunkhannock – This Chipmunk Was Acting Shy in Tunkhannock;
  • JULY: Gloria Eastwood, Tunkhannock – The Beauty of the Hummingbird in Tunkhannock;
  • AUGUST: Eileen Chorba, Beach Lake – Relaxing Under The Apple Tree in Berlin Township;
  • SEPTEMBER: Sara O’Fee of Hawley – The Serenity of Fall at Silver Birches in Tafton;
  • OCTOBER: Eileen Chorba, Beach Lake – Church Steeple in Honesdale;
  • NOVEMBER: Emily Roberts, Forest City – Metal Grate Bridge in Aldenville;
  • DECEMBER: Sally Chumard, Hamlin – Come Down and Play in Hamlin.

A limited number of calendars are available. To request your free copy, call or stop by one of Baker’s district offices during normal business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.:  2512 Route 6, Hawley, in the lower level of the Lake Wallenpaupack Visitors Center, 570-226-5960, or 22 Dallas Shopping Center, Memorial Highway, Dallas, 570-675-3931. To see a printable version of the calendar, go to:


Andrew M. Seder
(570) 226-5960

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