Sunday Dispatch hosts 2016 Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards at Cooper’s Cabana


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Angela Banellis, left, and Bob Banellis of Choo Choo’s take the award for Best Ice Cream.


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Sarah Donahue, left, and Mike McFarland take their seat after receiving the award for Best Organized Event for the Pittston St. Patrick’s Parade.


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Crossfit Blarney Stone ‘work-out partners’ Sal Carroll, left, Judd Spencer, Judson Spencer, and Kathy Healey hold their awards.


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Toni Tabone, left, and Donna Brenner represent The Cookie Corner Child Care Center.


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Cindy Hogan, left, sips on her martini as Jane Sabatelle carries on the conversation at the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening.


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Guests attending the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards move through the buffet at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening.


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Best Contemporary Artist Maria Livrone of Art on Main, left, looks at her award with Bill Zack.


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Best High School Athletic Coach Kathy Healey, left, receives her award from Sunday Dispatch advertising representative Paula Hapeman.


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JK Holly co-owner Karen Walsh-Emma walks to her seat after receiving the award for Best Unique Gift Store.


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M&T Bank representatives Nancy Hannon, left, Julia SMith, Alice Fortini, and Steve Cook wait for the festivities to begin at the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening.


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Charlie Adonizio, right, of Atlas Realty, which was chosen as Best Real Estate Agency, and his wife Karen chat at the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening.


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Sarah Donahue, right, and Kristine Hejnicki talk with a guest at the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening.


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Kristy Taylor, left, and Chris Hampel of Family Prescription Counter look for familiar faces.


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Courtney Brenner, left, and Rebecca Glassman-Payne of Reruns Consignment Shop walk back to their table after receiving their award.


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Best Photographer Bob Dellarte of Golden Photo Studio applauds an award winner at the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening.


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Victor Guiliano of Tony’s Pizza holds the Best Pizza award.


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PITTSTON — Winners of the 2016 Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards, sponsored by the Sunday Dispatch, flocked to Cooper’s Waterfront on Tuesday to gather, mingle and accept their plaques. The event was hosted by Times Leader Media Group Publisher Mike Murray, and winners were announced by Advertising Director Kerry Miscavage.

Angela Banellis, left, and Bob Banellis of Choo Choo’s take the award for Best Ice Cream.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516BOGP-photos_13.jpgAngela Banellis, left, and Bob Banellis of Choo Choo’s take the award for Best Ice Cream. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Sarah Donahue, left, and Mike McFarland take their seat after receiving the award for Best Organized Event for the Pittston St. Patrick’s Parade.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516BOGP-photos_12.jpgSarah Donahue, left, and Mike McFarland take their seat after receiving the award for Best Organized Event for the Pittston St. Patrick’s Parade. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Crossfit Blarney Stone ‘work-out partners’ Sal Carroll, left, Judd Spencer, Judson Spencer, and Kathy Healey hold their awards.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516BOGP-photos_16.jpgCrossfit Blarney Stone ‘work-out partners’ Sal Carroll, left, Judd Spencer, Judson Spencer, and Kathy Healey hold their awards. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Toni Tabone, left, and Donna Brenner represent The Cookie Corner Child Care Center.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516BOGP-photos_6.jpgToni Tabone, left, and Donna Brenner represent The Cookie Corner Child Care Center. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Cindy Hogan, left, sips on her martini as Jane Sabatelle carries on the conversation at the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516BOGP-photos_7.jpgCindy Hogan, left, sips on her martini as Jane Sabatelle carries on the conversation at the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Guests attending the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards move through the buffet at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516BOGP-photos_5.jpgGuests attending the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards move through the buffet at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Best Contemporary Artist Maria Livrone of Art on Main, left, looks at her award with Bill Zack.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516BOGP-photos_9.jpgBest Contemporary Artist Maria Livrone of Art on Main, left, looks at her award with Bill Zack. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Best High School Athletic Coach Kathy Healey, left, receives her award from Sunday Dispatch advertising representative Paula Hapeman.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516BOGP-photos_11.jpgBest High School Athletic Coach Kathy Healey, left, receives her award from Sunday Dispatch advertising representative Paula Hapeman. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

JK Holly co-owner Karen Walsh-Emma walks to her seat after receiving the award for Best Unique Gift Store.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516BOGP-photos_15.jpgJK Holly co-owner Karen Walsh-Emma walks to her seat after receiving the award for Best Unique Gift Store. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

M&T Bank representatives Nancy Hannon, left, Julia SMith, Alice Fortini, and Steve Cook wait for the festivities to begin at the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516BOGP-photos_1.jpgM&T Bank representatives Nancy Hannon, left, Julia SMith, Alice Fortini, and Steve Cook wait for the festivities to begin at the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Charlie Adonizio, right, of Atlas Realty, which was chosen as Best Real Estate Agency, and his wife Karen chat at the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516BOGP-photos_2.jpgCharlie Adonizio, right, of Atlas Realty, which was chosen as Best Real Estate Agency, and his wife Karen chat at the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Sarah Donahue, right, and Kristine Hejnicki talk with a guest at the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516BOGP-photos_3.jpgSarah Donahue, right, and Kristine Hejnicki talk with a guest at the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Kristy Taylor, left, and Chris Hampel of Family Prescription Counter look for familiar faces.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516BOGP-photos_4.jpgKristy Taylor, left, and Chris Hampel of Family Prescription Counter look for familiar faces. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Courtney Brenner, left, and Rebecca Glassman-Payne of Reruns Consignment Shop walk back to their table after receiving their award.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516BOGP-photos_8.jpgCourtney Brenner, left, and Rebecca Glassman-Payne of Reruns Consignment Shop walk back to their table after receiving their award. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Best Photographer Bob Dellarte of Golden Photo Studio applauds an award winner at the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516BOGP-photos_10.jpgBest Photographer Bob Dellarte of Golden Photo Studio applauds an award winner at the Sunday Dispatch Best of Greater Pittston Readers’ Choice Awards at Cooper’s Waterfront in Pittston on Tuesday evening. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Victor Guiliano of Tony’s Pizza holds the Best Pizza award.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_PSD092516BOGP-photos_14.jpgVictor Guiliano of Tony’s Pizza holds the Best Pizza award. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Staff reports

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