Man on the street: ‘Who had more influence on you – your mother or your father?’

“My mom because she is my best friend. She is always there for me.” Abby Connors Hughestown -
“Both, although I didn’t learn how to appreciate them until I moved out.” Amy Saunders Exeter -
“My dad. He was a teacher and athletic director at Riverside.” Chris Lazevnick Jenkins Township -
“My dad. He was a special education teacher and he inspired me to get into the education field.” Gabrielle Mazar Falls - -
“My mom because I live with her and she always pushes me to do my best.” Ian Kochanowski Duryea - -
“Probably my mom because she always pushes me to do my best in school and sports.” Janelle Dudek Pittston Twp. - -
“My mom because she is my best friend. She is always there for me.” Abby Connors Hughestown - -
“Probably my mom because she always pushes me to do my best in school and sports.” Janelle Dudek Pittston Twp. - -
“My mom because I live with her and she always pushes me to do my best.” Ian Kochanowski Duryea - -
“My dad. He was a teacher and athletic director at Riverside.” Chris Lazevnick Jenkins Township - -
“My dad. He was a special education teacher and he inspired me to get into the education field.” Gabrielle Mazar Falls - -
“Both, although I didn’t learn how to appreciate them until I moved out.” Amy Saunders Exeter - -

“My mom because she is my best friend. She is always there for me.”

Abby Connors

Hughestown

“Both, although I didn’t learn how to appreciate them until I moved out.”

Amy Saunders

Exeter

“My dad. He was a teacher and athletic director at Riverside.”

Chris Lazevnick

Jenkins Township

“My dad. He was a special education teacher and he inspired me to get into the education field.”

Gabrielle Mazar

Falls

“My mom because I live with her and she always pushes me to do my best.”

Ian Kochanowski

Duryea

“Probably my mom because she always pushes me to do my best in school and sports.”

Janelle Dudek

Pittston Twp.

“My mom because she is my best friend. She is always there for me.”

Abby Connors

Hughestown

“Probably my mom because she always pushes me to do my best in school and sports.”

Janelle Dudek

Pittston Twp.

“My mom because I live with her and she always pushes me to do my best.”

Ian Kochanowski

Duryea

“My dad. He was a teacher and athletic director at Riverside.”

Chris Lazevnick

Jenkins Township

“My dad. He was a special education teacher and he inspired me to get into the education field.”

Gabrielle Mazar

Falls

“Both, although I didn’t learn how to appreciate them until I moved out.”

Amy Saunders

Exeter

“My mom because she is my best friend. She is always there for me.” Abby Connors Hughestown
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Abby-Connors.jpg“My mom because she is my best friend. She is always there for me.” Abby Connors Hughestown

“Both, although I didn’t learn how to appreciate them until I moved out.” Amy Saunders Exeter
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Amy-Saunders.jpg“Both, although I didn’t learn how to appreciate them until I moved out.” Amy Saunders Exeter

“My dad. He was a teacher and athletic director at Riverside.” Chris Lazevnick Jenkins Township
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Chris-Lazevnick.jpg“My dad. He was a teacher and athletic director at Riverside.” Chris Lazevnick Jenkins Township

“My dad. He was a special education teacher and he inspired me to get into the education field.” Gabrielle Mazar Falls
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Gabrielle-Mazar-1-.jpg“My dad. He was a special education teacher and he inspired me to get into the education field.” Gabrielle Mazar Falls

“My mom because I live with her and she always pushes me to do my best.” Ian Kochanowski Duryea
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Ian-Kochanowski.jpg“My mom because I live with her and she always pushes me to do my best.” Ian Kochanowski Duryea

“Probably my mom because she always pushes me to do my best in school and sports.” Janelle Dudek Pittston Twp.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Janelle-Dudek-1-.jpg“Probably my mom because she always pushes me to do my best in school and sports.” Janelle Dudek Pittston Twp.

“My mom because she is my best friend. She is always there for me.” Abby Connors Hughestown
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Connors.CMYK_.jpg“My mom because she is my best friend. She is always there for me.” Abby Connors Hughestown

“Probably my mom because she always pushes me to do my best in school and sports.” Janelle Dudek Pittston Twp.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Dudek.CMYK_.jpg“Probably my mom because she always pushes me to do my best in school and sports.” Janelle Dudek Pittston Twp.

“My mom because I live with her and she always pushes me to do my best.” Ian Kochanowski Duryea
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Kochanowski.CMYK_.jpg“My mom because I live with her and she always pushes me to do my best.” Ian Kochanowski Duryea

“My dad. He was a teacher and athletic director at Riverside.” Chris Lazevnick Jenkins Township
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Lazevnick.CMYK_.jpg“My dad. He was a teacher and athletic director at Riverside.” Chris Lazevnick Jenkins Township

“My dad. He was a special education teacher and he inspired me to get into the education field.” Gabrielle Mazar Falls
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Mazar.CMYK_.jpg“My dad. He was a special education teacher and he inspired me to get into the education field.” Gabrielle Mazar Falls

“Both, although I didn’t learn how to appreciate them until I moved out.” Amy Saunders Exeter
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_Saunders.CMYK_.jpg“Both, although I didn’t learn how to appreciate them until I moved out.” Amy Saunders Exeter
Photos and answers compiled by Christina Heppding, Pittston Area High School