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Vice President Biden To Speak To Friendly Sons In Pittston


PITTSTON — Vice president Joe Biden will be the featured speaker at the Greater Pittston Area Friendly Sons of St. Patrick banquet.

On Friday, officials with the Friendly Sons announced the visit scheduled for Monday, March 17 at the Woodlands Resort in Luzerne County.

The organization is comprised of men of Irish heritage from the northeast Pennsylvania area. Past speakers include Senator Robert P. Casey Jr., Former President Harry Truman, Former Senator Hubert Humphrey, Tim Russert, and Paul Begala. At the 50th anniversary, area Congressman Dan Flood spoke with Robert F. Kennedy, according to a release from the Friendly Sons.

The event marks the 100th anniversary of the group.

No other details of the vice president’s visit were disclosed.


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