A Greater Pittston SALUTE


First Posted: 3/15/2013

Open space was filled with open hearts Tuesday evening as the Sunday Dispatch honored the recipients of the 2012 Person of the Year and Joseph Saporito Lifetime of Service awards.

Charles A. “Charlie” Adonizio III received the Person of the Year Award for spearheading the Hometown Heroes Memorial which was dedicated on the grounds of the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce on July 1.

Dr. Lewis Druffner received the Lifetime of Service Award based on his decades as a hometown family practicioner and more recently for his volunteer work at the Care and Concern Free Health Clinic.

The event was held at the Open Space location on Main Street, Pittston, and catered by Michael Callahan who is about to launch a new restaurant and catering service called “Callahan’s on Main.”

Dispatch Editor Ed Ackerman served as master of ceremonies.

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