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Humane Officer Fired from Griffin Pond Animal Shelter

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP -- Another employee at Griffin Pond Animal Shelter in Lackawanna County is out.

The board of directors for the shelter near Clarks Summit confirmed Humane Officer Sandy Scala was fired this week.

Scala has been on leave with pay for over a month.

She's the second Griffin Pond employee to leave following public outrage over alleged misconduct at the shelter.

Executive Director Ed Florentino resigned in late August.

19 comments

  • RENEE

    This woman saw my husband feeding a stray dog. The dog had a skin condition. We couldn’t afford to vet her at that time but had planned to take her the following week. She told my husband that if turned the dog over to her she wouldn’t fine him. So he did. She then ticketed him a week later and we were fined $800 for helping a stray.

    • E

      Ha ha ha ha! Thank you. In one short comment you made it obvious that you are uneducated white trash. Ha ha ha! only redneck trailer trash are part of a volunteer fire company because they are pathetic wanna be heroes. Ha ha ha! Do you have that stupid blue light on your jacked up pickup truck? Ha ha ha!

      • Katt

        Wow! Really tho? Because i know for a fact that volunteer firefighters are all state certified. And most of them only sign up as volunteer firefighters because they can only do so many hours of it. Most of pennsylvania is covered by volunteer fire stations. I sure hope you never need a firemans help. Who is uneducated now!

      • Malcolm

        If you ever need one of those redneck trailer trash volunteer firefighter for any reason, be sure to drop his drawers and kiss his ass for helping you and putting his life on the line, for you.

  • Inconsiderate jerks

    She’s a freaking joke and she puts stuff against soo u get charges good for her god don’t like ugly and this proves it now to get rid of the other one

  • Summer

    It’s amazing what people get away with and how animals have no rights! Not so powerful without your boots and your trusty needle! Karma never forgets….,

  • lizzyybee

    Why was she fired? She’s out over a public outrage of misconduct? I didn’t hear anything about this woman, only the owner, his wife and the place as a whole? Weird 🤔😒

  • Huggy

    What kind of misconduct? WYOU would have had the details. This is crappy. Viewers don’t know if someone is stealing money or molesting collies.

  • Donamick

    Turn the shelter over to a private entity and give the poor animals a chance of survival instead of trying to steal every God damn penny that you can get your grubby little hands on

  • El Ma

    Interesting that there are absolutely NO details about why Scala was fired. The whole outfit sounds suspect to me. Follow the money…….

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