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Plains Township in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chief Roland "Legs" Biscontini

12-10-28 • 07-15-01

 
 
Chief Roland "Legs" Biscontini Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 7, 2020
1. Chief Roland "Legs" Biscontini Marker
Inscription.  

An individual who in his capacity
as a Law Enforcement Officer and Plains
Township Chief of Police, devoted his career and
entire adult life to the well being of the
Community and Citizens of Plains Township.

This was a person of immense pride and
determination who as a Citizen and Officer of the
law did his utmost to ensure equality and fairness to all.

Chief Roland Biscontini, a caring man to
family, friends and community.


 
Erected by Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Law Enforcement.
 
Location. 41° 17.466′ N, 75° 49.98′ W. Marker is in Plains Township, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on Main Street north of Harriet Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is at the Hilldale Baseball Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 665-697 North Main Street, Wilkes Barre PA 18705, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Bloody Rock (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Wyoming
Chief Roland "Legs" Biscontini Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 7, 2020
2. Chief Roland "Legs" Biscontini Marker
Looking NE
(approx. 1.2 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Raymond Slabinski (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Edward A. Walsh (1881 - 1959) (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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