The LuLac Edition #1826, November 6th, 2011
Jackie Musto Carroll and Stefanie Salavantis.
THE D.A.’s RACE
In forty eight hours we will see the effects of the large outlaying of money by the Republican party in the Luzerne County District Attorney’s race. The race pits newcomer Stefanie Salavantis vs incumbent DA Jackie Musto Carroll. Salavantis has charged that Musto Carroll was asleep at the wheel during the reign of Ciavarella and Conahan and the controversy surrounding the Juvenile Detention Center. Musto Carroll has defended herself saying that the Juvenile cases were sealed and that there was a systematic deception of everyone by the disgraced Judges. Today we are providing two interviews, the first by the Times Leader editorial board of Stefanie Salavantis, the second, The Times Leader interviewed Musto Carroll. Compare and contrast.
HOME FOR CHRISTMAS
Sentencings for former Lackawanna County Commissioners Robert Cordaro and A.J. Munchak have been rescheduled by Senior U.S. District Judge A. Richard Caputo for 10 a.m. Jan. 30 in the federal courthouse in Scranton.
Cordaro's new lawyer Peter Goldberger has until Jan. 6 to file court papers arguing against a 30-year to life prison sentence recommended by the government, as does Munchak who faces the possibility of decades in prison. Both men were convicted of corruption charges at a trial in June. (Times Leader).
EXETER POLITICO DIES
Daniel A. DeRoberto of Exeter died Friday, in Hospice Community Care at Geisinger. A graduate of Exeter High School, and served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of Exeter Borough Council for 26 years and also held a seat on the Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority. DeRoberto was involved in various civic organization in his town. He was 72.