Margo Azzarelli is a native of Scranton, Pa. She is an author/ researcher and is the writer of a local history column for the bi-monthly publication, Our Town, Lackawanna County. Her love for history stems from her first visit to Scranton's Historic Iron Furnaces as a child. Azzarelli is an active volunteer for the Lackawanna Historical Society and the Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum. She and her family write and produce local history programs and enjoy presenting them to the community. This is Azzarelli's fifth local history book centered in and around the area in which she lives.