The 102nd annual Pennsylvania Farm Show was held January 6-13, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, which hosts hundreds of contests, demonstrations and businesses from all over Pennsylvania.

Three members from Lackawanna County’s 4-H Sewing Club, the Sew-n-Sews, submitted their projects to be judged in the Family Living/4-H Textile Science section at the Farm Show.

The results for the Sew n Sews are as follows:

• Maria Parola, Moscow, received an Honorable Mention in the Simple Dress, Jumper or Shift category

• Natalie Nareski, Old Forge, placed third in the Intermediate Quilt category

• Julia Mazur, Olyphant, finished first in the Special Occasion Garment category


For additional information on Lackawanna County 4-H programs, contact Sandi Graham, PSU Extension 4-H Educator, at 570-963-6842 or by e-mail at