First Posted: 12/11/2014
New members were elected Tuesday, Dec. 9 to the board of directors of the Dante Literary Society. From left, seated, are Mary Ann Haas, William Jackowitz, president; mark Tomarelli, vice president; and Al Cappelloni, life member, all of Scranton. Standing, Michael Grove, of Taylor; Anthony Bruno, of Jessup; Bill Lodge, of Scranton; Charlie Spano, of Scranton; Vincent Gaglione, of Scranton and Life Member Marty Tomarelli, of Scranton. The Dante Literary Society was founded nearly 100 years ago to help assimilate Italian immigrants into American culture and society by teaching English. Over the years, it has evolved into a social club that hosts events, dinners and community activities, allowing members to stay engaged and do charitable work.