Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Department members honored

Members of the Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Department got together for its installation dinner at Arturo’s Restaurant. From left, first row, Charles Salvo, Ray Capozucca, Francis McDonald, Albert Capozucca, Jim Francioso, Charles Salvo, Sal Montagna, Joseph Zambetti. Second row, Val Timonte, Mike Pisano, Joe Spiccioli, Tony Angelella III, Tony Angelella Jr., Asst. Fire Chief; Tony Ranieli, Tony Angelella Sr., Fire Chief; Ben Pace, Joseph Pupa, Ralph Dixon, State Rep. Mike Carroll, Deputy Chief Allan Capozucca, Deputy Chief. Third row, Joseph Valkos, Chuck Boswell, Adam Valkos, Jonathon Jugus, Joseph Pisanchyn, Patrick McGinty, Richard Prebish, Russel Searfoss Jr. and Jordan Consagra. - Submitted photos
Members of the Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Department got together for its installation dinner at Arturo’s Restaurant. Officers are, from left, first row, Tony Angelella Sr., fire chief; Mike Carroll, state representative; Charles Salvo, president; Albert Capozucca, Relief Association; Sal Montagna, Relief Association. Second row, Ralph Dixon, safety officer; Tony Angelella III, rescue captain; Tony Angelella Jr., assistant fire chief; Tony Ranieli, engine captain; Allan Capozucca, deputy chief; Joseph Zambetti. Relief Association. - Submitted photos
Members of the Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Department got together for its installation dinner at Arturo’s Restaurant. Top five award winners from the event are, from left, first row, Tony Angelella Jr., assistant chief; Tony Angelella Sr., chief; Allan Capozucca, deputy chief. Second row, Patrick McGinty, Tony Ranieli, engine captain; Adam Valkos. - Submitted photos
Members of the Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Department got together for its installation dinner at Arturo’s Restaurant. Commendation award winners are, from left, Ralph Dixon, safety officer; Tony Angelella Sr., chief; Tony Angelella III, rescue daptain. - - Submitted photos

DUPONT — Members of the Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Department got together for its installation dinner at Arturo’s Restaurant.

Some members were honored for the dedicated service they provided throughout the year. Members receive points throughout the year for amount of incidents run, training hours and fire department events attended. The top five finishers this year received a plaque and a job shirt. They are Pat McGinty, Adam Valkos, Engine Captain Tony Ranieli, Asst Chief Tony Angelella Jr., and Deputy Chief Allan Capozucca.

A very special award “the chiefs’ axe” was presented to Fire Chief Tony Angelella Sr. for his 55 years of dedicated service to the residents and businesses of Pittston Township.

Two commendation awards were given to rescue Captain Tony Angelella III and safety officer Ralph Dixon for their heroic efforts in performing CPR on patient.

State representative Mike Carroll and Pittston Township Supervisor Dave Slezak were also in attendance.

Members of the Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Department got together for its installation dinner at Arturo’s Restaurant. From left, first row, Charles Salvo, Ray Capozucca, Francis McDonald, Albert Capozucca, Jim Francioso, Charles Salvo, Sal Montagna, Joseph Zambetti. Second row, Val Timonte, Mike Pisano, Joe Spiccioli, Tony Angelella III, Tony Angelella Jr., Asst. Fire Chief; Tony Ranieli, Tony Angelella Sr., Fire Chief; Ben Pace, Joseph Pupa, Ralph Dixon, State Rep. Mike Carroll, Deputy Chief Allan Capozucca, Deputy Chief. Third row, Joseph Valkos, Chuck Boswell, Adam Valkos, Jonathon Jugus, Joseph Pisanchyn, Patrick McGinty, Richard Prebish, Russel Searfoss Jr. and Jordan Consagra.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_Firefighters-1.jpegMembers of the Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Department got together for its installation dinner at Arturo’s Restaurant. From left, first row, Charles Salvo, Ray Capozucca, Francis McDonald, Albert Capozucca, Jim Francioso, Charles Salvo, Sal Montagna, Joseph Zambetti. Second row, Val Timonte, Mike Pisano, Joe Spiccioli, Tony Angelella III, Tony Angelella Jr., Asst. Fire Chief; Tony Ranieli, Tony Angelella Sr., Fire Chief; Ben Pace, Joseph Pupa, Ralph Dixon, State Rep. Mike Carroll, Deputy Chief Allan Capozucca, Deputy Chief. Third row, Joseph Valkos, Chuck Boswell, Adam Valkos, Jonathon Jugus, Joseph Pisanchyn, Patrick McGinty, Richard Prebish, Russel Searfoss Jr. and Jordan Consagra. Submitted photos

Members of the Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Department got together for its installation dinner at Arturo’s Restaurant. Officers are, from left, first row, Tony Angelella Sr., fire chief; Mike Carroll, state representative; Charles Salvo, president; Albert Capozucca, Relief Association; Sal Montagna, Relief Association. Second row, Ralph Dixon, safety officer; Tony Angelella III, rescue captain; Tony Angelella Jr., assistant fire chief; Tony Ranieli, engine captain; Allan Capozucca, deputy chief; Joseph Zambetti. Relief Association.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_Firefighters-2.jpegMembers of the Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Department got together for its installation dinner at Arturo’s Restaurant. Officers are, from left, first row, Tony Angelella Sr., fire chief; Mike Carroll, state representative; Charles Salvo, president; Albert Capozucca, Relief Association; Sal Montagna, Relief Association. Second row, Ralph Dixon, safety officer; Tony Angelella III, rescue captain; Tony Angelella Jr., assistant fire chief; Tony Ranieli, engine captain; Allan Capozucca, deputy chief; Joseph Zambetti. Relief Association. Submitted photos

Members of the Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Department got together for its installation dinner at Arturo’s Restaurant. Top five award winners from the event are, from left, first row, Tony Angelella Jr., assistant chief; Tony Angelella Sr., chief; Allan Capozucca, deputy chief. Second row, Patrick McGinty, Tony Ranieli, engine captain; Adam Valkos.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_Firefighters-3.jpegMembers of the Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Department got together for its installation dinner at Arturo’s Restaurant. Top five award winners from the event are, from left, first row, Tony Angelella Jr., assistant chief; Tony Angelella Sr., chief; Allan Capozucca, deputy chief. Second row, Patrick McGinty, Tony Ranieli, engine captain; Adam Valkos. Submitted photos

Members of the Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Department got together for its installation dinner at Arturo’s Restaurant. Commendation award winners are, from left, Ralph Dixon, safety officer; Tony Angelella Sr., chief; Tony Angelella III, rescue daptain.
https://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_Firefighters-4.jpegMembers of the Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Department got together for its installation dinner at Arturo’s Restaurant. Commendation award winners are, from left, Ralph Dixon, safety officer; Tony Angelella Sr., chief; Tony Angelella III, rescue daptain. Submitted photos