Thursday, March 18, 2010

A Priest Response

Munchak and Cordaro jabs fly at Friendly Sons dinner

Charles Schillinger, Staff Writer

Published: March 18, 2010DICKSON CITY — Friendly banter is a given at the annual dinner of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of Lackawanna County

Monsignor Joseph G. Quinn also poked fun at the number of officials who announced their candidacy for the seat of retiring state Sen. Robert J. Mellow, D-22, Peckville.

“I come home tonight to announce my candidacy for the state Senate,” Monsignor Quinn said. “If you wonder why I would do such a thing, it’s because even the Jesuits couldn’t match the per diem rates or the pension (of the state legislators).

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