All fourth-grade students in the Pittston Area School District completed the Junior Deputy Program, sponsored by the Luzerne County Sheriff’s Department. Deputy Erin Joyce conducted the program that included topics such as gun safety, retail theft, alcohol, drugs, “stranger danger” and bullying. The students completed the program by saying the “Junior Deputy Pledge” and received a certificate and badge. Students in Denise Allardyce’s class are, from left, seated, Kyle Norton, PJ Pisano, Joey Ranieli,Emily Rinaldi, Stephen Sciandra, Emilee Shaw, Anna Sudal and Trinity Thubbron. Kneeling, Gwen Balavage, Kyiesha Glover, Bella Guasto, Clare Karotko, Jacob Kenzakoski, Karyn Klocko, Kacie Kridlo, Jacob Giardina, Aslyn Menendez and Peyton Spindler. Standing, Honorable Judge Perientoni, Dr. Janet Donovan, Abby Bartoli, Blaise Boggetti, Alexis Borthwick, Halle Bryk, Lindsey Christian, Joey Cosimo, Joey Galonis, Jacob Semon, Deputy and Erin Joyce.