West Scranton’s 18th annual Lebanese-American Food Festival recently took place over three days at St. Joseph Melkite Greek-Catholic Church. The even included Middle Eastern food and pastries, local picnic food favorites, games, a 50/50, used book sale, raffle baskets and more.

Brothers Jacob, left, and Lucas Patchoski of Scranton

Jeff and Megan Antonik of Kingston

Sisters, Anna, left, and Abby Gowarty of Scranton

Nicole Hockenbury of Hanover Twp. and Brandon Buck of Scranton

Debbie Thomas of Jermyn and Gibby Carozzi of Scranton

Salvador Diaz and Linda Sokoloski, both of Duryea

AJ Bolus of Scranton and Barbara Albert Bolus of Wilkes-Barre

Claire Gardner of Moscow, left, and Francesca VanBeek of Dunmore

Mike Milawski of Mt. Cobb prepares potato pancakes for serving.

Melissa Malenchek of Duryea, left, and Christine Seidita of Avoca

Margaret Clark of Madison Twp. sits patiently as Alicia Patchoski of Scranton paints her face.