Ribbon Cutting for New Lighting System at Softball Field in Lackawanna County

BLAKELY -- A church community in Lackawanna County held a ceremony Monday to thank those who helped them install stadium lighting at their softball field.

Peckville Assembly of God near Dickson City held a ribbon cutting to mark the dedication of the new lighting system at its Strawberry Fields Softball Field.

The lights were just installed this week and were ready to be used for the church's championship softball game Monday night.

"These lights were donated by in large over 50 businesses in the community, so it’s a great night for the community, this field’s for the community and to see all these local businesses, contribute has been a real blessing to us,” said Pastor Terry Drost.

Local and county leaders, including two of the county's commissioners, were on hand for the dedication here in Lackawanna County.