Best professionals named in Sunday Dispatch 2016 Best of Greater Pittston awards


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Dr. Jeffrey Walker, located at 113 New St. in Hughestown was voted Best Dentist for the third time.


Owner of DeMinico Chiropractic Offices, located at 84 S. Main St. in Pittston, for 37 years, Eugene DeMinico was voted Best Chiropractor once again.


Atlas Realty, Inc. takes home Best Real Estate Agency once again. In photo, from left, Mike Quinn, Charlie Adonizio, III;, Lu-Ann Sperazza, Colleen Turant, Tom Salvaggio and Carmen Winters.


Atty. Christine M. Trottini was voted Best Attorney for the first time by Sunday Dispatch readers.


Peter J. Adonizio added to his Best of Greater Pittston collection with his award for Best Funeral Director.


Maryrose Snopkowski was a winner in the Best Healthcare Mobility Products Retail Store for Revelation Lifestyle and Mobility Center in West Pittston.


Joyce Insurance Group on Main Street in Pittston won the honor for Best Insurance Agent.


Owned by Liz McHugh, center, and her husband Dave Nayavich, left, Maxwell’s House offers boarding, grooming and day care. The grooming business is run by Dave’s sister, Stevi, right.


Veterinarian Dr. Sara McGarry of Shoemaker Avenue Animal Hospital won for Best Veterinarian this year.


HEARING AID CENTER

Professional Hearing Aid Service

The Caprari family has operated the Professional Hearing Aid Service for nearly 50 years, and won its second straight reader’s choice award. Located in the old Duchess Factory Outlet at 75 William St., the hearing aid center started when Samuel Caprari opened the business in 1967. Working closely with the Scranton School for the Deaf, the center is run by Paul Caprari.

CHIROPRACTOR

Dr. Eugene DeMinico

DeMinico is no stranger to being voted Best Chiropractor by Sunday Dispatch readers, having previously on the award in 2010. He’s been the owner and operator of DeMinico Chiropractic Offices, located at 84 S. Main St. in Pittston, for 37 years. “It’s nice to show the work we do is being appreciated by our patients,” he said of winning the award. Appointments can be made by calling 570-654-0036.

EYE CARE CENTER

Dr. John Fischer

Dr. John Fischer has been serving residents of Greater Pittston at his current office on Main Street in Duryea since 1992. With more than 20 years experience, Fischer and his staff offer everything from new eye wear to contact lenses. Contact the office at 570-457-9770 or 570-457-5414 for an appointment. Most insurances are accepted, as are most major credit cards. The office is located at 247 Main St.

FUNERAL DIRECTOR

Peter J. Adonizio

In 2001, Peter J. “PJ” Adonizio opened his first funeral home on Susquehanna Avenue in West Pittston. The business moved to the former Adonizio Funeral Home at 251 William St. in Pittston after flooding devastated the West Pittston location. The Adonizios have over 20 years of experience in the business and offer all services pertaining to the mortuary business. He is a multiple winner of this category.

DENTIST

Dr. Jeffrey Walker

Having won the award in 2012 and 2013, Dr. Jeffrey Walker is back on top as the best dentist in Greater Pittston. His office is located at 113 New St., Hughestown an appointments can be made by calling 570-654-5551.

MOBILITY PRODUCTS RETAIL STORE

Revelation Lifestyle and Mobility Center

Revelation Lifestyle and Mobility Center is the flagship dealer of Golden Technologies products, serving Northeastern Pennsylvania with its location in West Pittston. When Maryrose Snopkowski was diagnosed with brest cancer in 2012, it was a friend who led her to the power lift chair. “He saved my life,” she said. Snopkowski opened Revelation in 2014, and offers power chairs, scooters and durable medical supplies at a discounted price. She also offers free delivery. Revelation, one of the few showrooms in the Valley, is located at 600 Luzerne Ave. in West Pittston.

PHYSICAL THERAPY FACILITY

Pinnacle Rehabilitation Associates

Pinnacle Rehabilitation Associates offers care for those with arthritis, back/neck pain, foot/ankle injuries, headaches/jaw pain, golf injuries, joint replacement therapy and shoulder injuries. The Pittston location at 201 S. Main St. offers flexible hours and accepts most insurances, including Medicare.

MEDICAL DOCTOR

Dr. Benedict Sales

Sales was voted as Best Medical Doctor in Greater Pittston by Sunday Dispatch readers.

INSURANCE AGENT

Joyce Insurance Group

Joyce Insurance Group was founded by Joseph J. Joyce Sr. in 1955. The group, now led by President John Joyce, Joe Joyce Jr. and Bill Joyce, continues the family tradition of committed licensed insurance agents to the people of Greater Pittston. Joyce Insurance Group has locations in Pittston, Old Forge, Nanticoke, Hazleton and Allentown.

ATTORNEY

Christine M. Trottini

Trottini has been an attorney in Pittston since 2011, and this marks the first time she’s received the award for Best Attorney. “It was very special,” she said. “We take a lot of pride in what we do. It means a lot because it makes you feel like you’re coming to work everyday and your work is appreciated.” She specializes in estate administration, estate planning, medical assistance, nursing home planning, guardianships for specialty needs and elderly citizens. Her office is located at 49 S. Main St., Pittston, Ste. 105.

PEDIATRICIAN

Dr. Michael Imbrogno

Dr. Michael Imbrogno has practiced out of an office in Laflin since 1988 and many of his patients are Pittston area children. He also volunteers at the Care and Concern Ministry in Pittston. He and his late wife, Sharon, started the free health clinic in 2010 to provide health care, immunization and social services through a social worker to children who don’t have access to a pediatrician.

REAL ESTATE AGENCY

Atlas Realty, Inc.

Serving Greater Pittston for 29 years, Atlas Realty, Inc. specializes in residential, commercial and land real estate. The business currently has 20 sales associates in Luzerne County and is owned and operated by Charles Adonizio, III. “We’ve been fortunate enough to receive Best Real Estate and Best Realtor’s in Greater Pittston,” he said. “We primarily serve Greater Pittston and surrounding areas. All of our people are from here, we know the area and we know the market.” Atlas Realty, Inc. can be found on Route 315 and can be reached at 570-829-6200.

VETERINARIAN

Dr. Sara McGarry

McGarry, of Shoemaker Avenue Animal Hospital in West Wyoming, said she and the staff always put the pets first. “We treat (clients’) pets as if they were our own, no matter what’s going on,” she said. “We try to put ourselves in their shoes and help them make decisions, and provide the best care we possibly can, just like we would for our own pets.”

HOME HEALTH AGENCY

Bayada Home Health Care

Bayada Home Health Care is located in the Pittston Commons and includes nurses, therapists, home health aides, medical social workers, and other health care professionals who help clients at every level of care. Bayada caters to both pediatric and adult clients. This is the second straight year the agency has won Best Home Health Agency.

PHARMACIST

Dr. Hank Aftewicz

Aftewicz of CVS on Kennedy Boulevard in Pittston was selected by Sunday Dispatch readers as Best Pharmacist this year.

PET CARE SERVICES

Maxwell’s House

Maxwell’s House in Pittston opened last year and won this category in the Best of Greater Pittston readers’ choice awards six months after opening. Owned by Liz McHugh and her husband Dave Nayavich, Maxwell’s House offers boarding, grooming and day care. The grooming business is run by Dave’s sister, Stevi. The business is named after the couple’s Husky, Maxwell. Maxwell’s House is known for its luxury boarding suites. The animals are treated with the utmost care, and a television is provided for each animal.

Dr. Jeffrey Walker, located at 113 New St. in Hughestown was voted Best Dentist for the third time.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_BOGP-Dentist-1.jpgDr. Jeffrey Walker, located at 113 New St. in Hughestown was voted Best Dentist for the third time.

Owner of DeMinico Chiropractic Offices, located at 84 S. Main St. in Pittston, for 37 years, Eugene DeMinico was voted Best Chiropractor once again.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_BOGP-Chiropractor-1.jpgOwner of DeMinico Chiropractic Offices, located at 84 S. Main St. in Pittston, for 37 years, Eugene DeMinico was voted Best Chiropractor once again.

Atlas Realty, Inc. takes home Best Real Estate Agency once again. In photo, from left, Mike Quinn, Charlie Adonizio, III;, Lu-Ann Sperazza, Colleen Turant, Tom Salvaggio and Carmen Winters.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_BOGP-Realty-1.jpgAtlas Realty, Inc. takes home Best Real Estate Agency once again. In photo, from left, Mike Quinn, Charlie Adonizio, III;, Lu-Ann Sperazza, Colleen Turant, Tom Salvaggio and Carmen Winters.

Atty. Christine M. Trottini was voted Best Attorney for the first time by Sunday Dispatch readers.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_BOGP-Attorney-1.jpgAtty. Christine M. Trottini was voted Best Attorney for the first time by Sunday Dispatch readers.

Peter J. Adonizio added to his Best of Greater Pittston collection with his award for Best Funeral Director.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Adonizio1-1.jpgPeter J. Adonizio added to his Best of Greater Pittston collection with his award for Best Funeral Director.

Maryrose Snopkowski was a winner in the Best Healthcare Mobility Products Retail Store for Revelation Lifestyle and Mobility Center in West Pittston.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_Revelation-1.jpgMaryrose Snopkowski was a winner in the Best Healthcare Mobility Products Retail Store for Revelation Lifestyle and Mobility Center in West Pittston.

Joyce Insurance Group on Main Street in Pittston won the honor for Best Insurance Agent.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_insurance-agent-1-1-1.jpegJoyce Insurance Group on Main Street in Pittston won the honor for Best Insurance Agent.

Owned by Liz McHugh, center, and her husband Dave Nayavich, left, Maxwell’s House offers boarding, grooming and day care. The grooming business is run by Dave’s sister, Stevi, right.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_MaxwellsHouse-1.jpgOwned by Liz McHugh, center, and her husband Dave Nayavich, left, Maxwell’s House offers boarding, grooming and day care. The grooming business is run by Dave’s sister, Stevi, right.

Veterinarian Dr. Sara McGarry of Shoemaker Avenue Animal Hospital won for Best Veterinarian this year.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_IMG_1049-1.jpgVeterinarian Dr. Sara McGarry of Shoemaker Avenue Animal Hospital won for Best Veterinarian this year.

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