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LEMON TOWNSHIP -- A children's camp in Wyoming County is staying open and it's getting a new name.
The Diocese of Scranton has officially sold Camp St. Andrew, outside Tunkhannock, to United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
UNC will continue operating its Project Hope day camp, as well as boys and girls camps at the 64-acre site.
Camp St. Andrew will also be re-named "UNC's Camp Kelly" in honor of Monsignor Joseph Kelly who founded Project Hope.
Officials of the Diocese of Scranton and United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania (UNC) finalize an agreement whereby UNC will assume ownership of the former Camp St. Andrew property. Representatives are, seated from left: Bobby Lynett, UNC Board member; Bishop Joseph C. Bambera; and Michael Hanley, UNC Chief Executive Officer. Standing: Jim Bebla, Diocesan Secretary for Development; Attorney Jane Carlonas, Oliver, Price & Rhodes; Monsignor Thomas M. Muldowney, V.G., Vicar General of the Diocese; Frank Semanski, Diocesan Secretary for Property and Risk Management; Attorney Andrew Hailstone, UNC Board member; and Ed Carlin, Diocesan Property Assets Director. Photo provide by the Diocese of Scranton