Pittston Memorial Library hosts murder mystery dinner


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A sign welcomes guests for the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.


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Michelle Amato and Edward Holodrak of Scranton look over their roles as Greg Bornstein, an actor from Brooklyn, N.Y., gives them direction and explains the game during a 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.


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From left, Noelle and Nicole Kozak of Pittston strike a pose during a 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.


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Luke Aziz and Carol Coolbaugh of Pittston share a smile in their 1920s garb during a murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.


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Robert Joyce of Jenkins Township reads over his character role as Gus the Milkman during a 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.


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Maria and Chester Montante of Pittston get into their roles during the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.


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Shantel Thomas, left, and Joeanne House, right, of Pittston listen to direction from actress Kate Hoover of Brooklyn, N.Y. during the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.


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Shantel Thomas of Pittston reads her role during the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.


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Samantha Purdy of Hughestown claps during the start of the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.


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Ed and Alane Zurek of Pittston Townahip partake in their roles during the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.


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PITTSTON — The Pittston Memorial Library hosted a 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner Saturday, Oct. 8 called “Crime and Pun-ishment.”

The event was held in the John P. Cosgrove Center and featured improv actors from The Murder Mystery Company.

According to information provided from its website, The Murder Mystery Company is a nationwide organization performing murder mystery shows in 18 states.

Attendees were encouraged to dress in pinstripe suits, tassled skirts, flapper dresses, or high-waist jackets and wear accessories such as fedoras, elbow-length gloves or anything from that decade.

Food was provided by JustFred Catering with a family-style Italian dinner, including antipasti, grilled vegetables, pasta marinara, grilled tuscan chicken and more.

A sign welcomes guests for the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_psd101616mysterydinner-1.jpgA sign welcomes guests for the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8. Amanda Hrycyna | For Sunday Disaptch

Michelle Amato and Edward Holodrak of Scranton look over their roles as Greg Bornstein, an actor from Brooklyn, N.Y., gives them direction and explains the game during a 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_psd101616mysterydinner-2.jpgMichelle Amato and Edward Holodrak of Scranton look over their roles as Greg Bornstein, an actor from Brooklyn, N.Y., gives them direction and explains the game during a 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8. Amanda Hrycyna | For Sunday Disaptch

From left, Noelle and Nicole Kozak of Pittston strike a pose during a 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_psd101616mysterydinner-3.jpgFrom left, Noelle and Nicole Kozak of Pittston strike a pose during a 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8. Amanda Hrycyna | For Sunday Disaptch

Luke Aziz and Carol Coolbaugh of Pittston share a smile in their 1920s garb during a murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_psd101616mysterydinner-4.jpgLuke Aziz and Carol Coolbaugh of Pittston share a smile in their 1920s garb during a murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8. Amanda Hrycyna | For Sunday Disaptch

Robert Joyce of Jenkins Township reads over his character role as Gus the Milkman during a 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_psd101616mysterydinner-6.jpgRobert Joyce of Jenkins Township reads over his character role as Gus the Milkman during a 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8. Amanda Hrycyna | For Sunday Disaptch

Maria and Chester Montante of Pittston get into their roles during the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_psd101616mysterydinner-7.jpgMaria and Chester Montante of Pittston get into their roles during the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8. Amanda Hrycyna | For Sunday Disaptch

Shantel Thomas, left, and Joeanne House, right, of Pittston listen to direction from actress Kate Hoover of Brooklyn, N.Y. during the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_psd101616mysterydinner-8.jpgShantel Thomas, left, and Joeanne House, right, of Pittston listen to direction from actress Kate Hoover of Brooklyn, N.Y. during the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8. Amanda Hrycyna | For Sunday Disaptch

Shantel Thomas of Pittston reads her role during the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_psd101616mysterydinner-9.jpgShantel Thomas of Pittston reads her role during the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8. Amanda Hrycyna | For Sunday Disaptch

Samantha Purdy of Hughestown claps during the start of the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_psd101616mysterydinner-10.jpgSamantha Purdy of Hughestown claps during the start of the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8. Amanda Hrycyna | For Sunday Disaptch

Ed and Alane Zurek of Pittston Townahip partake in their roles during the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_psd101616mysterydinner12.jpgEd and Alane Zurek of Pittston Townahip partake in their roles during the 1920s-themed murder mystery dinner at the Pittston Memorial Library on Saturday, Oct. 8. Amanda Hrycyna | For Sunday Disaptch

Staff reports

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