Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Bednarz of Lackawanna celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. A dinner with family and friends is planned in August at Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant in Blasdell as well as trips to Atlantic City and New Orleans later this year. Mr. Bednarz and the former Josephine Violanti were married June 5, 1965, in Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Lackawanna. He is a 30-year electrician at Ford Buffalo Stamping Plant. She is a 25-year senior fraud investigator at KeyCorp (Key Bank). They have two children.