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Vol. 121

No. 44

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January 6 - 12, 2013

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BELTING OUT A CHRISTMAS CAROL

By SARAH HITE Dallas Post Correspondent

Terri Besecker tries to wear something - a piece of jewelry, an article of clothing - every day to remember her daughter, Cecilia, who died in a car accident on June 28, 2012. Now family, friends and community members can do their part to keep the memory of Cecilia, affectionately known as “CC,” alive while helping others. A blood drive in memory of Cecilia will be held at St. Therese’s Roman Catholic Church in Shavertown from noon to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10. The blood drive will benefit the Wyoming Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross. An employee of St. Therese’s Church, Terri said the church hosts blood drives throughout the year. She thought it might be a good way to keep Cecilia’s memory alive. Participants, in addition to making an appointment with the Red Cross, are encouraged to wear polka dots and pearls, which were staples of Cecilia’s wardrobe. “I used to call her Pearl because she used to have pearls on all the time,” Terri said. “What kid wears pearls? But she loved them.” The 22-year-old Dallas High School graduate was attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania and studying fashion merchandising at the time of her death.

People who knew Cecilia ’CC’ Besecker say she knew how to have a good time. Besecker was killed in an automobile accisent in June 2012. Her memory will be kept alive at a blood drive set for Thursday.

“She kind of set her own path with fashion,” Terri said. “She could put anything together and just really pulled it off.” Courtney Besecker, Cecilia’s twin sister, said Cecilia was always the brave one, and she even attempted to give blood once in high school, though she had a fever at the time and could not donate. “I was too much of a chicken to do it,” Courtney said. Though the twins had their differences - Courtney is study-

BILL TARUTIS/ FOR THE DALLAS POST

Madison Birth, left, and Brace Roote sing during the Ross Elementary School kindergarten holiday program. For more photos from the program, please turn to page 8.

See CC, Page 7

Looking beyond their own wish lists

DHS graduates give up part of Christmas vacation to serve homeless men.

By ELIZABETH BAUMEISTER lbaumeister @theabingtonjournal.com

BILL TARUTIS/ FOR THE DALLAS POST

Three-year-old Ryan Crawford, of Dallas Township, receives a Penguins bobblehead from radio announcer Mike O’Brien.

Santa Tux is big hit with kids at library By GIA MAZUR Dallas Post Correspondent

“[The kids] get excited to see us, but then Tux shows up and it’s like we’re in the background. He cracks me up, though. He’s so funny.”

Players from the Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre Penguins hockey team visited the Back Mountain Memorial Library during “Christmas with the PenBobby Farnham guins” to read Christmas stoPenguins hockey player ries to local children and promote the importance of literacy among youth. Team mascot, Tux, came red hat and all, shaking hands dressed in a festive Santa suit, with children and the adults who accompanied them. He danced around and shook bells, conducting the crowd in a rendition of “Jingle Bells.” The children, as well as most adults, joined in singing the Christmas carol to get in the See TUX, Page 7

Nine Dallas High School graduates, along with many other volunteers, took the opportunity this Christmas season to look beyond their own holiday wishes, reaching out to care for the needs of a group of people who otherwise may not have had a merry Christmas: the homeless. Rebecca Stull and Emily Collins, both freshmen at Temple University, gathered a group of friends, including Kaylin Russell, Kelly Healey, Catherine Coslett, Dana Jolley, Morgan Dingle, Elizabeth Hoover and Yael Chodosh to volunteer during Christmas at Camp Orchard Hill. The event, now in its fourth year, ran from Dec. 17 to 31, during which time a group of about 25 homeless men were given beds to sleep in, a place to shower, three meals a day, recreational opportunities, Christmas presents and friendly people with whom to share the holiday. The camp’s event was one stop in an ongoing program run by Mother Theresa Shelter, a subdivision of Catholic Social Services. Stull, Collins and their friends volunteered Dec. 27, working in the kitchen. Stull explained they helped out with whatever needed doing, such as serving food, cleaning up and simply sitting and talking with the guests. The group also volunteered during last year’s event, doing the same things. The year before, Stull and Collins volunteered during

ELIZABETH BAUMEISTER PHOTOS/ THE DALLAS POST

Bill Ackerman, of Dallas, serves Christmas dinner to a homeless man at Camp Orchard Hill. Joining Ackerman are, from left, Masha Ackerman, Yuri Ackerman and Kaylin Russell.

a similar Easter event at the camp for their senior project when they were juniors at Dallas High School. When asked why they keep coming back, Collins said, “We just enjoyed being around the men and doing something for them.” Stull said the best part of the See BEYOND, Page 7

Dallas High School graduates who volunteered their time at Camp Orchard Hill during the Christmas holiday are, from left, kneeling, Elizabeth Hoover and Morgan Dingle. Standing, Emily Collins, Kelly Healey, Catherine Coslett, Rebecca Stull, Kaylin Russell, Dana Jolley and Yael Chodosh.


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THIS WEEK’S MEETINGS MONDAY, JAN. 7 Dallas School District The school board will hold a work session at 7 p.m. in the administration building, 200 Conyngham Ave., Dallas Township. Franklin Township The board of supervisors will hold a regular meeting at 7 p.m. at the Orange United Methodist Church, 22934 W. Eighth St., Wyoming. Jackson Township The board of supervisors will hold a regular meeting at 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1275 Huntsville Road, Jackson Township. Kingston Township The board of supervisors will hold a work session at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 180 E.

Center St., Shavertown. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9 Kingston Township The board of supervisors will hold a regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 180 E. Center St., Shavertown. Lake Township The board of supervisors will hold a regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 488 State Route 29, Lake Township. THURSDAY, JAN. 10 Dallas Area Municipal Authority The authority will hold a regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the administration building, 530 S. Memorial Highway, Shavertown.

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WINTER’S HERE Mother Nature arrives, packing a one-two punch and dumping several inches of snow on our area

Dallas U. S. postal deliveryman Dave Coates cheerfully finishes his route in spite of bitter weather.

Crews from R.N. Fitch and Sons keep Back Mountain shopping centers clear of snow.

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t was a winter wonderland last weekend as Mother Nature came knocking, bringing the first real snowstorm of the season and dumping several inches of snow. Back Mountain residents dealt with the inclement weather, some enjoying it and others just tolerating it.

CHARLOTTE BARTIZEK PHOTOS/ FOR THE DALLAS POST

Three –year-old Nathan Kauwell, of Dallas, helps shovel the family driveway.

Brittany and John Prater play with their dog, Miley, as the snow piles up in their yard in Dallas.

Dave Kinter, whose daughter attends Misericordia University, clears his windshield for the trip back to Tunkhannock.

Christmas tree collection is in progress in Kingston Twp. The Kingston Township Board of Supervisors has announced the annual Christmas tree collection program will be conducted from through Jan.14. Residents are asked to have trees placed at the curbside where they will be picked up

between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Residents are asked to remove plastic bags, all ornaments, lights and stands before placing trees at the curbside. The trees are mulched and these items can damage equip-

ment. Residents may also drop off trees at the composting site behind the Public Works Facility at 225 E. Center St. For more information, contact the Kingston Township Administration Office at 696-3809.

Megan Moore, of Franklin Street, Dallas, trudges up King Street after her Honda got stuck on Huntsville Road.

Film addresses many concerns of the natural gas industry The film, “What You Need to Know about Natural Gas Production,” developed by Dr. Theo Colborn of The Endocrine Disruption Exchange, Inc. (TEDX), will be presented to the public at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9 in the Unitarian Universalist Congrega-

tion of Wyoming Valley Church at Mount Olivet and Church Roads in Wyoming (Carverton) behind St. Frances Cabrini Church, near the entrance to Frances Slocum State Park. To be held in conjunction with the Gas Drilling Awareness Coa-

lition of Luzerne County, the film addresses environmental and health concerns raised by the use of toxic chemicals during natural gas drilling, processing and transportation. For directions or information, contact GDAC at 213-4950.


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Community Bible Church of Sweet Valley Pastor Tim Cappucci leads in the singing of Christmas hymns at the church.

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Tim and Gloria Davis, of Sweet Valley, sing Christmas hymns at the Community Bible Church of Sweet Valley.

David Ferrey, right, sings Christmas hymns with his grandparents Bill and Barbara Ferry, all of Sweet Valley.

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Barbara Ferry, right, puts a loving hand on her husband Bill during the singing of Christmas hymns.

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CHARLOTTE BARTIZEK PHOTOS/ FOR THE DALLAS POST

Library patrons Hannah Ostrowski, left, and her sister, Marlena, of Dallas, refresh themselves with cookies and punch at the Back Mountain Memorial Library’s Christmas Open House.

Library employee Krista Connolly, left, offers patron Anastasia Baney, of Dallas, a treat during the Back Mountain Library’s Christmas Open House.

Celebrating at the library

Light refreshments and soft instrumental holiday music were part of the Back Mountain Memorial Library’s Holiday Open House on Dec. 19. LEFT PHOTO: Steve Flannery, of Wilkes-Barre Twp., works for the PA Inter-Library System and grabs a much-appreciated cookie for the road.

RIGHT PHOTO: Duane Dicker, of Dallas, takes a cup of punch at the Back Mountain Library’s Christmas Open House.

PROPERTY TRANSFERS The following Back Mountain real estate transactions were recorded in the Luzerne County Office of the Recorder of Deeds for the week of Dec. 17, 2012: Thomas Maransky (executor), Peter A. Maransky (estate) to Sweet Valley Ambulance Association Inc., Ross Township; $130,000 Charles W. Gordon Jr. to Charles W. Gordon Jr. and Karen Scott, 3138 Memorial Hwy., Dallas Township; $1 James and Sandra Faulls to Andrew F. Straub Jr., 2 acres, Dallas

Township; $150,000 Beverly J. and Edwin J. Wiegopolski to Walter S. and Deborah R. Schimpf, 50 Sunset Terrace, Harveys Lake Borough; $60,000 Victoria Perugino estate to Mary L. Millington, 2.06 acres, Dallas Township; $121,000 Luzerne County Tax Claim Bureau, John T. Pitcavage (per tax claim) to Jessica Skoloda, West Point Avenue, Harveys Lake Borough; $807 Luzerne County Tax Claim Bureau, David J. and Kimberly A. Gronski (per tax claim) to Quad

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BARCHIK - Joseph J., 42, of Range Road, Hunlock Creek, died on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at his home. He was born Dec. 8, 1970, in Wilkes-Barre and was an auto body mechanic and auto painter. Surviving are his mother, Jean Skameritz Long; stepfather, Alvin Long, Shickshinny; sisters, Romaine Petry, Shickshinny, Charmaine Klepacki, Mountain Top; and Diane Barchik, Hanover Township; stepbrother, Brent Long, Wyoming; an uncle, nieces and nephews. Memorial donations to 261 Cope Road, Shickshinny, PA 18655.

BARBER - Robert D. Sr., 86, of Tunkhannock, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Kingston Commons. He was born in West Pittston on August 24, 1926, was a graduate of Wyoming High School, received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Wilkes College and later became a certified public accountant. He also served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Hughestown. He was employed by Sordoni Construction Co. as the vice president of finance and retired from Commonwealth Telephone Company as treasurer. He served on the Board of Directors of the former Wyoming National Bank and of the Home/ Health Services of Luzerne County. He was also a former member of the Pittston Kiwanis Club, the Scranton Canoe Club and the Lake Winola Cottagers Association, where he served as a director. Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Jane Adams Barber; his son, Robert Jr., Lake Winola; daughter, Susan Bunnell, Tunkhannock; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

BLACKWELL - Ralph Jr., 69, of Center Moreland, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, in the WilkesBarre General Hospital. He was born on March 8, 1943, and was a graduate of Tunkhannock Area High School, Class of 1961. After high school, he attended Penn State University and Wilkes University. Prior to his retirement, he was employed at Procter & Gamble for 32 years. After retiring, he was employed part time at Little Flower Manor and St. Therese Residence of Wilkes-Barre. At one time, he was one of the largest grain and tomato farmers in the area.

Holding, LLC, 73 Crossin Road, Lehman Township; $35,000 Luzerne County Tax Claim Bureau, Bernard and Jessica McGahee (per tax claim) to Brian Meeker, Goodwin Drive, Lehman Township; $10,000 Friendly Silverman Holding Corporation to Weis Markets Inc., Dallas Borough; $950,000 Joseph Gomba to David and Catherine Chesnalavage, 29 Jumper Road, Lot 7, Lehman Township; $328,500 Mark Zalewski to Edward Martin Van Why Jr., 122 Butternut Road, Kingston Township;

$134,900 Patricia L. Nardone to JP Nardone Family LTD Partners, Lot 14, Hayfield Farms, Lehman Township; $1 John D. and Patricia L. Nardone to JP Nardone Family LTD Partners, Pall Road, Ross Township; $1 John D. and Patricia Nardone to JP Nardone Family LTD Partners, Lakeside Drive, Harveys Lake Borough; $1 John D. and Patricia L. Nardone to JP Nardone Family LTD Partners, Jackson Road, Lehman Township; $1

He was born in Shickshinny Surviving are his children, Sarah Blackwell, Center Moreland; and was a graduate of Dallas Ralph III, Scranton; Blackwell, Borough High School. He was a self-employed auto Maryland; and Lisa, Maryland. body repairman, operating P & BROWN - Jerome H., 78, of K Body Shop in Dallas with his Dallas, died Sunday, Dec. 23, brother. He was an Army veteran of 2012, at home. He was born in Kingston and World War II and was a member attended the Lake-Lehman High of Daddow-Isaacs American Legion Post 672, Dallas. He also School. He was a machinist with Wip- was a member of Gate of Heaven co in West Wyoming, retiring be- Church, Dallas. Surviving are his wife, the forcause of ill health. He also had worked with The Kanaar Corpo- mer Mary Monast, with whom ration and with Pagnotti Enter- he celebrated 63 years of marprises as a heavy-equipment op- riage; sons, Michael, Shavertown; Matthew, Kingston; and erator. He was a Korean War veteran, Anthony, Dallas; daughter, Laurel, New York; two grandchilserving in the Navy. He had attended the Idetown dren; brother, Paul, Dallas. United Methodist Church. MANNING - Frank A., 63, of Surviving are his wife, the former Judith Calkins, with whom Monroe Township, died Monhe celebrated 51 years of mar- day, Dec. 24, 2012, in Commonriage; son, Jerome David, Coo- wealth Hospice, Wilkes-Barre. He was born in Johnson City, persburg; daughter, Kelly Yurko, Idetown; five grandchildren; N.Y. and attended Johnson City brother, Joseph, Eden, N.Y.; and schools. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army. sister, Jean Gildea, Dallas. He later became a tradesman Memorial donations to the SPCA, Jumper Road, Wilkes- and worked for many years with Baut Studios, Larksville. Barre. Surviving are his companion FISKE - Loren C., 90 of Dallas, of more than 32 years, Joanne died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Olexy; a daughter, Angel Gresh; Wilkes-Barre General Hospital four grandchildren; brothers, after being stricken earlier at his Raymond Westcott and Arthur Manning; sisters, Joyce Madge, home.

A&R Group, L.L.C. to JP Nardone Family LTD Partners, 13.811 acres, Dallas Township; $120,000 Robert L. and Susan M. Yocum to Anthony Christopher Sacco, Lot 3, Kingston Township; $182,500 The following Back Mountain property transfers were recorded in the Luzerne County Office of the Recorder of Deeds for the week of Dec. 24, 2012: Joseph A. Paglianite to Turkey Hill, LP, Lots 2 & 3, Paglianite subdivision, Dallas Township; $950,000

Ralph C. and Mildred S. Leibig to Ralph C. and Mildred S. Leibig, Lots 37, 38 and 39, Hemlock Gardens, Harveys Lake Borough; $1 Francis M. and Kimbelry Butcofski to Bernard and Lisa Banas, Lots 289 & 29, Harveys Lake; $675,000 Herbert Neil Avert and Helene Ann Brand-Avart to Joseph A. Malley, 2895 Lakeside Dr., Harveys Lake Borough; $237,000 David D. and Diane F. Raspen to Mark Jr. and Brittany VanTuyle, Lot 33, Oakhill Subdivision; $255,000

Carol Plummer and Cathy 2000. He was a veteran of the KoSmith; nieces and nephews. rean War. He was a member of OBUHOSKY - Sarah, 66, for- the Faith Bible Church of Hunmerly of Trucksville, died lock Creek and was a life memWednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at ber of the Sweet Valley VolunHospice Community Care, Inpa- teer Fire company. Surviving are his wife of 58 tient Unit at Geisinger South years, Barbara Ann Bradford SorWilkes-Barre. She was born in Wilkes-Barre, ber; sons, Robert and Greg, both was a graduate of Coughlin High of Hunlock Creek; daughters, School, Wilkes-Barre, and Candy Zapotoski, Cindy Kanearned a nursing degree at Lu- zenbach and Betsy Ferraro, all of zerne County Community Col- Florida; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Rolege, Nanticoke. She was employed as a Licens- nald, of Sweet Valley; and a sised Practical Nurse at Manor ter, Dolores Yascavage, of Kingston. Care, Kingston. Surviving are a daughter, TRUESDALE - Joyce K., 69, of Deanna McCorquodale, Plymouth; a son, Robert D., Hun- Tunkhannock, died on Friday, lock Creek; three grandchildren; Dec. 28, 2012, in Moses Taylor sisters, Katherine Johns and Ma- Hospital in Scranton. She was born in Tunkhannock ry Krull; several nieces. Memorial donations to the Lu- on Jan. 31, 1943. After 10 years of dedicated serzerne County SPCA, 524 E. Main St., Fox Hill Road, Wilkes- vice, she retired from The Foley Barre, PA 18702 or to Blue Chip Law Firm in Scranton. She worFarms Animal Refuge, 974 Lock- shipped at the Tunkhannock ville Road, Dallas, PA 18612- United Methodist Church and was a member of the Eastern 9465. Star. Surviving are her son, Robert, SORBER - Robert W., 77, of Hunlock Creek, died on Sunday, of Taylor; stepdaughter, Melody Soltis, of Lansdale; sister, MargaDec. 23, 2012. He was born on April 24, 1935, ret Lillie Wanick, of South in Hunlock Creek and owned Abington Township; two stepand operated Sorber Well Drill- grandchildren; a niece and nephing from 1962 until he retired in ew.


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Memorial books are donated to BMT library The following memorial/honor books have made their way to the shelves of the Back Mountain Memorial Library: In memory of Mrs. Bonnie Saba, “What a Difference a Mom Makes” by Kevin Leman, presented by Bill and Mary Dockeray In memory of Margaret C. Howard, “The Perfect Hope” by Nora Roberts, presented by Louise Vantuyl In memory of Evelyn Hopkins Love, “Fashion” presented by Marsha and Andrew Costello In memory of David C. Hall, Jr., “The Official ACBL Encyclopedia of Bridge,” presented by Masonic Village Dallas Residents Association In memory of Arthur G. Roberts, “Railroads and the American People” by H. Roger Grant, presented by Kristi Ceruti The following books are in memory of Ellen Crispbell and are presented by The Three Rs Book Club: “The Most Beautiful Villages of Ireland” by Christopher Fitz-Simon and “The Last Storyteller” by Frank Delaney In memory of Ruth M. Vaskas, “Love Out Loud” by Joyce Meyer, presented by Judy Mengering Lausen In memory of David Sedor, MD., “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power” by Jon Meacham, presented by Dr. William and Eleanor Wilkie

In memory of Senator Charles Lemmond, “Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America’s Most Perilous Year” by David Von Drehle In memory of Fred Krohle, “All You Need to Know about the Music Business” by Donald S. Passman, presented by Mr. and Mrs. Joshua A. Rich In memory of “Hank” Henry Brucher, “A Look at Life from a Deer Stand” by Steve Chapman, presented by Carol Kosisky and Tony Gisolfi In memory of David Hall, “Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand” by Barbara Seagram and David Bird (CD-Rom), presented by Beth Rosethal The following books are in memory of our special angel…..Merry Christmas 2012 and are presented by Grammy and Papa Oravitz: “Skippyjon Jones: Cirque de Ole” by Judy Schachner and “Skippyjon Jones in the Dog House” by Judy Schachner HONOR The following books are in honor of Eleanor Fleming on her 91st birthday: “Winning the Widow’s Heart” by Sherri Shackelford (large print), “Wildflower Bride in Dry Creek” by Jane Tronstad (large print), “Hannah’s Journey” by Anna Schmidt (large print) and “Hearts in Hiding” by Patty Smith Hall (large print)

STRANGE BUT TRUE By Samantha Weaver • It was iconic pop artist Andy Warhol who made the following observation: “Employees make the best dates. You don’t have to pick them up, and they’re always tax deductible.” • At one time in Alabama, it was illegal to wear a false mustache to church. • The English word “toast” to describe a piece of browned bread comes from the Latin word “tostare,” which means “roasted.” The word “toast” to mean kind words spoken while sharing wine also comes from the same root, though in a roundabout way. In the Middle Ages, wine was not always of the highest quality; as a gesture of goodwill and hospitality to guests, a piece of toast was sometimes added to improve the flavor. Eventually (as vintages improved, one might assume), the browned bread was forgotten and only the words remained. • You might be surprised to learn that the man who was the lead designer for the original GI Joe action figure also designed the inaugural medal for the John F. Kennedy-Lyndon Johnson administration. • If you’re an arachnophobe, it you probably don’t want to know that a tarantula can live for up to two years without eating a thing. • Have you ever noticed the small bumps that seem to cover your tongue? Many people think that these are taste buds. In fact, there are more than 200 taste buds on each of those bumps. • Those who study such things say that the 15 most commonly used words in the English language are, in descending order: I, you, he, she, it, we, they, me, him, her, them, what, the, a and an.

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20 YEARS AGO – 1993 The Dallas Boy Scout troop will hold a historic ceremony on Sunday, when five members of the troop will be awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. They are: Douglas Roberts, Thomas Keating, Bradford Kozick, Benjamin Stravinsky and Adam Hoover. The Dallas High School cheerleadONLY will YESTERDAY ers compete at the National High School Cheerleading Championships in February. Members of the squad are: Beth Ann Wagner, Jennifer Cutter, Laura Selenski, Sara Cuba, Jennifer Bryant, Michelle Sivar, Kim Jones, Kristy O’Bryant, Christy Francis, Julie Haas, Joan Bednar, Melissa Prokopchak, Bridget Ziminski and Mary Selenski. Chick and Lil Saccio were recently presented a “Special Friends” plaque in the Villa Roma at Harveys Lake. The plaque was presented by Jerry Fonzo, manager for Luzerne County Special Olympics. The plaque was given in recognition of the Saccios’ many contributions to Special Olympics through “The Chick Saccio Fall Golf Festival” held at Wyoming Valley Country Club in Conyngham. 30 YEARS AGO – 1983 William George Whittle is Offset Paperback Manufacturing Company’s “Employee of the Year.” The award came as a surprise for Whittle, who is the company’s vice president of en-

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gineering. He was chosen by Offset’s officers and board of directors for his outstanding and innovative contributions to the company. Second graders at the Dallas Township Elementary School delighted parents and classmates with their rendition of “Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol” prior to the holiday break. Miss Zezza’s second graders held a special performance for their classmates and students of the Dallas Borough School, as well as the regularly scheduled Christmas program for the parents. Mrs. Campbell’s fourth graders provided the musical selections. Cast members included Todd Paczewski, Jed Aston, Eric Spear, Nancy Downend, Patrice Shovlin, Elizabeth Cave, Romaine Barchik, Mary Jesso and Stacie Suchololski. Mary Ann Kelly, Dallas Post associate editor, recently presented a $50 savings bond to Mrs. David Andes, whose home placed first in the lighted category of the Dallas Post’s Holiday Decoration Contest. 40 YEARS AGO - 1973 A Dallas man heads a list of members of the Wyoming National Bank of Wilkes-Barre who received promotions recently. Glenn W. Eyet Jr., Overbrook Road, Dallas, was advanced to comptroller and assistant secretary, effective Tuesday. Most recently, Mr. Eyet served as cashier and assistant secretary. Luzerne County 4-H Horse and Pony Club members captured awards at the recent state 4-H show in Harrisburg. Debbie Zimmerman, Dallas, took top honors in the junior division

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hunt seat equitation class. Top honors in western pleasure pony class went to Billy Lewis of Carverton 4-H Club. Patrice Brown, Trucksville, took third honors in the hunter under saddle. Donald Lewis, Wyoming RD 3, placed fourth in pole bending. Florence Sherwood, choral director of Dallas Senior High School, has announced that Eric Martin, Dallas High School student, has been selected to represent the Dallas Senior High School and the Northeastern District of P.M.E.A. at the National Music Educators Convention in Boston, Mass. later this month. 50 YEARS AGO - 1963 Two Dallas girls, students at Wilkes College, have been chosen members of Mademoiselle magazine’s 1963 National College Board, thus receiving a chance to be among the huest editors of the publication’s 1963 college issue. Chosen were Nancy Tinklepaugh, a senior, and Maryann Elizabeth Wilson, a junior. A group of young people from Huntsville Christian Church presented a Christmas film with carols at the Huntsville and Lehman Convalescent Homes. In the group were: Wendell Jones, Marjorie Evans, Ricky Davis, Linda Jones and Linda Howell. 60 YEARS AGO - 1953 Harry B. Schooley, Dallas, has been accepted as a member of the Holstein – Friesian Association of America by action of the Board of Directors at their recent meeting at Brattleboro, Vt. The association is the world’s largest dairy cattle breeder’s registry organization.

Mrs. Henry Peiffer, Sterling Avenue, entertained members of her bridge club and their husbands Monday evening at a bridge-buffet. The tables were decorated with Christmas greenery and red candles. Gifts were exchanged and four tables of bridge enjoyed. Guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Alva Eggleston, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bachman, Mr. and Mrs. James Oliver, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Dungey, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Rice, Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Harter, and Mr. and Mrs. James Hunt. 70 YEARS AGO - 1943 Junior Choir of Huntsville Christian Church brought joy and good cheer to the old and shut-ins of their community Christmas morning when they sang carols from door to door. Breakfast was served to the group at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Culp after the caroling. Choir members were Mary Ellen Clark, Patricia Clark, Joan Warmouth, Ellen Piatt, Beverly Piatt, Clara Culp, Margaret Jones, Gertrude Moore, Barbara Culp, Hannah Culp and Mrs. Walter Covert Jr. Annual Christmas program was presented by the Junior Dramatic Club at the Dallas Township High School assembly on the closing day of school. Miss Estella Goldsmith, club adviser, assisted by Lloyd Drake and Cecelia O’Blen and Emily Motichko arranged a program of carol singing, readings and plays. Information for “Only Yesterday” is taken from back copies of the Dallas Post which is 121 years old. The information here is printed exactly as it originally appeared.

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“I had good news this year. The family pup, Kobe, who’s been sick for a while, has recovered and is better. Pete Uzups Dallas

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Children pose with Tux and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins players Jason Megna and Bobby Farnham.

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Chloe Dudick, 7, of Dallas, has a baseball autographed by Tux at the Back Mountain Memorial Library.

they enjoy meeting and talking with their young fans because it reminds them of when they looked up to players as kids. “You’re around older [fans] a lot and maybe people that don’t get excited over simple things like reading a book. That’s kind of refreshing that people get excited over the little things like that,” said Megna. The players kept stressing to the children to “keep reading” and both think it’s extremely important for children to begin reading at a young age, especially to help with learning in school when other factors may get in the way. “With all the gaming systems and the electronics [today], there are so many other things. Reading takes a backseat,” said Farnham. In the program’s sixth year, Janet Bauman, children’s and young adult librarian, explained, “The people love it”

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins wing Bobby Farnham, right, reads ’Merry Christmas Big Hungry Bear’ to the children at the Back Mountain Memorial Library as Penguins’ center Jason Megna looks on.

and said the event draws on all of the Penguins fans in the Back Mountain. “We get people in that have

never stepped foot in our library before. Once they come in, they get a card and they are patrons,” she said.

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Homeless men fill the dining hall at Camp Orchard Hill in the Back Mountain during a free community Christmas event.

year the camp was held. She also invites those in the community who are alone or hurting during the holidays. “We see it as an outreach not only to the homeless,” she said, “but to people in the community who come to serve. Generally, no one leaves here unaffected.” She said one thing that inspires her to continue the event

ing community health at East Stroudsburg University and enjoys sports and fitness - Courtney said it’s been difficult dealing with life without her sister. “I don’t realize it yet,” she said. “The full force of it hasn’t hit me.” Terri said the family spent the holidays in Jamaica this year instead of keeping with traditions in order to help the healing process. “We went away just to change it up because we felt we would miss her even more,” Terri said. “It was just weird making the reservation for five instead of six. There will be stuff like that for a long time.” Terri and her husband, Robert Jr., are also parents to 30year-old Patrick and 22-yearold Andrew. She said the family is also creating opportunities to become closer after the tragedy. “I wanted to get the five of us together and have quality family time and build some memories of the five of us because everyone’s busy,” she said. “I wanted Courtney to get closer to her brothers because

H OW YO U C A N H E L P For more information about the Red Cross blood drive in memory of Cecilia Besecker, call St. Therese’s Church at 696-1144. To make an appointment to donate blood, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

that’s who she has now. It’s a new normal.” Terri hopes the blood drive will encourage those affected by Cecilia’s death to donate their time and self to a good cause. “I thought a lot of [Cecilia’s friends] were going to be home for winter break, so this could possibly be a really good thing to get a lot of blood for the Red Cross and compel some of these kids to donate blood for the first time,” Terri sdaid. She hopes this event will spur others to keep Cecilia’s memory alive. The family started a fund called the Cecilia Besecker Collection for the Arts, which they hope to use for scholarships and programs related to arts, fashion and music - subjects near to Cecilia’s heart. “She was very confident in herself. She knew how to have fun,” Terri said.

Rockwell magazine covers to be displayed

BEYOND event is Christmas Day, which might otherwise be a depressing time for the homeless men in attendance. “They get presents and everyone comes together, which makes it easier to go through hard times,” she said. Stull’s mother, Lisa Stull, who organizes the event each year, praised the girls for their assistance, saying they decided on their own to help, without being asked. She said the camp is fortunate to have many such volunteers. One group, she said, came all the way from New Jersey this year. Congregants of the Evangelical Free Church, of Blairstown, New Jersey, traveled to the camp on Christmas Eve to share their candlelight service with the homeless men, returning home the same night. Lisa Stull said over 500 volunteers participated the first

The late CC Besecker, right, hams it up with her twin sister, Courtney, prior to their junior prom at Dallas High School.

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TUX spirit for the evening’s stories. Tux moved about the room, adding his own personal commentary and gestures to enhance each story, frequently causing outbursts of laughter from everyone, including the players. Bobby Farnham and Jayson Megna, Penguins players who came to read to the children, explained that sometimes Tux is more exciting than they are. “[The kids] get excited to see us, but then Tux shows up and it’s like we’re in the background,” Farnham said, laughing. “He cracks me up, though. He’s so funny.” Susan Wilson, from Akron, Ohio is in town visiting family and said her older grandson, John Crawford, has not only seen Tux at the Penguins’ games, but also when the mascot attended “Race for Education” at Wycallis Elementary, where John is in kindergarten. Wilson said John read books for his class to win tickets to see the Penguins play. Sixyear-old John likes to read and “always wants to check out Goosebumps books.” Wilson also reads books, like Mary Pope Osborne’s “Magic Tree House” series, to John’s 3year-old brother, Ryan. Both boys take ice skating lessons at the Coal Street Ice Rink where the Penguins practice. Following the stories, raffle prizes were given out, including Penguins hats and bobblehead dolls. Matthias Ryder won two baseballs, his favorite part of the night. The 6-yearold said he “isn’t much of a reader,” but he and his mom, Deani Ryder, explained that his favorites are Spongebob Squarepants books and “Go, Dog, Go!” which he keeps in his backpack. The audience was allowed to ask questions of the players. Both Farnham and Megna said

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each year is the biblical story of Mary and Joseph and how there was no room for them at the inn the night of Jesus’ birth. “These men are homeless,” she said. “Joseph and Mary were homeless that night. Jesus was born homeless. Every year, I find that story more and more true with the homeless people. There is no room for them at the inn.”

Senior Citizens Centers sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties offer hot noon meals Monday through Friday to people 60 years of age or older. Donations from participants are gratefully accepted and needed in order to expand this program. The following is the menu for the week of Jan, 7: MONDAY: Open face hot turkey sandwich, gravy, butternut squash soup, mashed potatoes, whole wheat bread, crackers, chocolate pudding with mini marshallows, margarine, milk and coffee. TUESDAY: Bag lunch WEDNESDAY: Cheese lasagna, lentil soup, Italian bread, mixed fruit, margarine, milk and coffee. THURSDAY: Chicken marsala, green and wax beans, whole wheat dinner roll, buttered noodles, peaches and cream, margarine, milk and coffee. FRIDAY: Herb pork roast, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, whole wheat dinner roll, chocolate cheesecake, margarine, milk and coffee.

Covers of The Saturday Evening Post featuring Normal Rockwell’s paintings will be brought together for the exhibition, “Norman Rockwell’s 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers,” Jan. 14 to Feb. 28 at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University. The collection, presented by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Mass., is comprised of original tear sheets of the covers, including “Girl in the Mirror,” “The Marriage License,” “The Runaway” and “No Swimming.” The exhibit will also feature three original Rockwell paintings from a private collection, including portraits of President and Mrs. Richard Nixon and U.S. Senator and Mrs. George McGovern. Thomas C. Daly, curator of education at the Rockwell Museum, will offer two lectures, entitled “Norman Rockwell and the 20th Century” from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 in Lem-

Two years old

Julia A. Gavlick, daughter of Rick and Terri Gavlick, of Trucksville, celebrated her second birthday on Jan. 3. She is the granddaughter of Richard and Joyce Gavlick, of Swoyersville; and Robert and Veronica Cook, of Toms River, N.J.

mond Theater at Walsh Hall. A reception will follow the second lecture at 7:30 p.m. in the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery. The Saturday Evening Post was widely recognized as the most popular magazine of the early 20th century. Rockwell referred to it as the “greatest show window in America” and his association with the publication began in 1916 and ended in 1963, yielding 321 original paintings that became covers and numerous illustrations for stories and essays published inside the magazine. Two of the 321 were reproduced as covers a second time, bringing the number of Rockwell covers in the collection to 323. The exhibit is open free to the public. The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; and Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 674-6400.


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Kindergarten students perform during the Ross Elementary School holiday program.

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Kindergarteners Gary Stec, left, and Olivia Stockage perform at the Ross Elementary School holiday program.

Ross Elementary students visited by someone special

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indergarten students at Ross Elementary School were surprised when the jolly old man himself (Santa Claus) visited them during their annual musical program.

Ross Elementary kindergarten student Jared Olson says a line from ’Twas the Night Before Christmas’ as music teacher Mrs. Becky Burdett adjusts the microphone.

SCHOOL BRIEFS

Misericordia plans open house for adults

The Misericordia University Admissions Department will hold an open house for adult learners interested in continuing their education from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8 in Huntzinger and Alden Trust Rooms 218-219 of Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall on the upper campus. Snow date for the open house is Wednesday, Jan. 9. For more information, log on to www.misericordia.edu or call 674-6400.

present its annual Winter Concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15 in Wyoming Seminary’s Buckingham Performing Arts Center, Sprague Avenue, Kingston. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 270-2192.

Instrumental concert set at Seminary

The Wyoming Seminary Fine and Performing Arts Department will present its annual Winter Instrumental Concert, featuring the Sem Orchestra, String Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble and Handbell Choir, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20 in the Great Hall of Wyoming Seminary, 228 Wyoming Ave., The Wyoming Seminary Wind Kingston, just north of Kingston Corners. Ensemble and Jazz Band will

Seminary slates winter concert

The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 270-2192.

open to the public. For more information, call 270-2192.

The National Players of Washington, D.C., America’s oldest touring company, will present “Animal Farm,” a play based on the novella by George Orwell, at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25 in Wyoming Seminary’s Buckingham Performing Arts Center, North Sprague Avenue, Kingston. The performance is free and

Orchestra will present a program featuring the works of Elgar, Mendelssohn, Sibelius and Dvorak at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29 in the Great Hall of Wyoming Seminary, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, just north of Kingston Corners. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 270-2192.

Sem Civic Orchestra ‘Animal Farm’ comes plans program to Wyoming Seminary The Wyoming Seminary Civic

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Lake-Lehman’s Pete Borum (No. 55) eyes the basket after an offensive rebound against Dallas in the inaugural Black and Blue rivalry basketball game.

Lake-Lehman’s Pete Borum, right, grapples withDallas’ Darik Johnson.

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ete Borum scored a game-high 22 points to lead Lake-Lehman to a 63-47 boys basketball victory over Dallas in the inaugural Black and Blue Rivalry Game on Dec. 22. Omar Nijmeh scored 19 points to pace the Dallas effort.

Dallas’ Stephen Wempa, right, drives past Lake-Lehman’s Jared James.

Dallas’ Allen Fell, left, goes in for a shot as Lake-Lehman’s Jared James defends.

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Champion grapplers return

The Dallas wrestling team spent the first month of the season hitting a demanding tournament trail in preparation for the more challenging league and district schedule ahead. “We’re trying to wrestle a tough pre-conference schedule to get ourselves ready,” coach Mike Richards said. “We made the jump to Triple-A so that’s going to be an adjustment.” The Mountaineers, who open their Wyoming Valley Conference dual-meet schedule Wednesday at Berwick, went from being one of the largest Class AA schools to being one of the smallest Class AAAs in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association’s reclassification that takes place every two years. Along with the change in classification, Dallas jumps up from Division 2 to Division 1 of the WVC. “It’s going to be a little tougher in Triple-A because we are a smaller school, but you have to step up and wrestle tougher competition,” Richards said. “With the kids we have, I think we’re as good as anyone in the conference.” Dallas returns 10 starters, but opened the season forfeiting the two lowest weight classes (106 and113 pounds). The Mountaineers fixed that problem in time for the Buckskin Classic at Conestoga Valley during the holiday break. Dominic DeGraba, a District 2 and Northeast Regional champion in Class AA last season, dropped to 113 and finished sec-

Lake-Lehman graduated three of its four individual district champions, but the Black Knights return many other key performers from their latest championship wrestling squad. Two-time district champion Austin Harry is back after finishing eighth in the state at 126 pounds. He helped Lake-Lehman win the Wyoming Valley Conference Division 2 title and take the District 2 Class AA team championship by a point over rival Dallas. “We lost three district champions, but we have a nice nucleus coming back,” said Tom Williams, who is in the third season of his second stint as Black Knights coach. “This group is ready to pick up where we left off last year.” Harry and Jimmy Stuart, a district finalist at 113 last season, will work around the 132-pound weight class. Four-year starter Zeb McMillan is also around 126 or 132. “There’s going to be some movement from our early-season lineup,” Williams said. The Black Knights opened the season by going 2-3 at the Catasauqua Dual Meet Tournament. “We were missing two or three weights, but we’ve got that covered up now,’ Williams said. “We lost two matches by a point and a third by three points. We were competitive in the all the matches.” The Black Knights ended December by taking seventh place out of 21 teams at the Tunkhannock Kiwanis Tournament. Har-

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Kris Roccograndi of Dallas takes Johnate Nelson of Meyers to the mat in the 145 lb. bout in District 2 Duals Tournament in Pittston.

ond in the 25-team event. The Mountaineers otherwise struggled in the event, finishing 19th in the team standings withonly Kris Roccograndi joining DeGraba in the top six of a weight class. DeGraba posted 42 wins last season. Roccograndi, Stephen Mingey, Zach Makosky and Ryan Monk are all back after winning 20-plus bouts a year ago. Roccograndi won at 171 pounds and Monk finished second at 285 when the Mountaineers finished ninth out of 28

teams at the Penn Manor Tournament in Millersville. Dallas is 2-9 after going just 1-4 in both the Boyertown Duals and Berwick Duals. “We have wrestled some of the better teams in the state and competed pretty well,” Richards said. The Mountaineers went 5-1 in Division 2 and 17-11 overall last season. Aaron Klimovitch and Jimmy Caffrey are two more veterans following DeGraba in the lower See DALLAS, Page 10

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Lake Lehman’s Jimmy Stuart takes down Kyle Montague of Warren County, VA.

ry won the 132-pound title at Tunkhannock. Brady Butler finished second at 182 pounds. John Tomasura was fourth at 113 pounds at Tunkhannock, while Josh Sayre (138), Josh Winters (145) and Robert Wright (152) took fifth and Derek Dragon (170) and Phillip Hettes (220) placed sixth. Williams has some less-experienced wrestlers that he’s working with to fill varsity spots with the hope of entering all 14 weight classes. Tomasura is back at 113 after finishing fourth in the district at 106 last season as a freshman. Becca Wright may join the li-

neup at 106 and freshman Mark Gray should be at 120. MacMillan, Harry and Stuart provide the strength of the lineup in the next few weight classes. They are followed by Sayre, who had a winning record last season as a freshman. Winters, a three-year starter, is at 145 and 152 along with Robert Wright, who started much of last season. Josh Bullock is also getting some time there. They could also spend some time at 160, along with freshman Tommy Williams. Richard Emel and newcomer See LEHMAN, Page 10


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weights. Freshman Cole Dixon is at 138 pounds. Mingey is at 145. Sophomore Ryan Cheskiewicz is a newcomer at 152. Makosky and Logan Brace both return and have been working at or around 160 pounds. Roccograndi and Connor Martinez are back at 170 and 182. Jake Howell and Mark Michno are new to the lineup at 195 and 220. Monk, a sophomore, is the heavyweight. The Mountaineers were scheduled to wrestle in the Wyoming Valley Conference Tournament Friday and Saturday. Coughlin and Wyoming Valley West tied for the top spot in the division a year ago.

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Dallas wrestler Dominic DeGraba, top, takes down Wyoming Valley West’s James Wright during a summer workout for high school wrestlers at Wilkes University.

Delaware Valley is the defend- pion in both dual and tournaing District 2 Class AAA cham- ment competition.

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Rock Solid Basketball, housed at the Rock Rec Sports Complex, 340 Carverton Road, Suite 100, Trucksville, announces its tryout dates for the 2013 AAU girls and boys season. Sunday, Jan, 6 and 20 - Girls in grades 9 and 10 will try out from 1 to 2:30 p.m.; girls in seventh and eighth grades will try out from 2:30 to 4 p.m. and girls in fifth and sixth grades will try out from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 and 27 - Boys in grades 9 and 10 will try out from 1 to 2:30 p.m.; boys in seventh and eighth grades will try out from 2:30 to 4 p.m.; and boys in fifth and sixth grade will try out from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The tryout fee is $10 per player. A player may attend both tryouts at no additional cost. New this year, Rock Solid Basketball will introduce The Gun, a basketball shooting ma-

chine that dramatically improves a basketball player’s shot. It acts as an automatic rebounder, instantly rebounding a made or missed shot and giving a direct return pass for another shot. It has a timing device that can determine the distance and the speed of the player’s return passes, creating situations in which players can develop their shooting skills with game-like intensity. The Gun can fire up to 500 shots per half hour. Founded in 1888, the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) is one of the largest nonprofit volunteer sports organizations in the United States. A multi-sport organization, the AAU is dedicated exclusively to the promotion and development of amateur sports and physical fitness programs. Teams of 9-10 children per

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Randy Zacharias are at 170. Dragon is at 182 and threeyear starter Brady Butler is at 195 with Justin Winters available to fill in at either weight class. Dragon and Butler were each fifth in District 2 last season. Sophomores are handling the top two weight classes of 220 and 285. Hettes has shown promise early at 220. Kody Pachamovitch is also available there or at 285 where he joins Austin Parry. Wyoming Area is expected to be the top threat to Lake-Lehman’s hopes of repeating as division champion. Western Wayne, which won the District 2 Dual Meet Tournament last year, could again provide some of the top competition on the district level in Class AA. The Black Knights hosted the DON CAREY FILE PHOTO/ THE DALLAS POST WVC Tournament this weekend before wrestling at Meyers Austin Harry, left, of Lake-Lehman, controls Kevin Laubach, of Wednesday. Berwick, on his way to a win in their 90 lb. bout.

BMT Baseball & Softball meeting set

Back Mountain Baseball & Softball will hold a board meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 7 at the Daddow-Isaacs American Legion, Route 415, Dallas. A general meeting, open to

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age group, per gender, will be selected. AAU practices start on March 3 with tournament play beginning on March 23. Teams travel throughout Pennsylvania as well as New York and New Jersey. Cost for fifth to seventh graders who play in four tournaments is $325 per player for the season. Cost for eighth to 10th graders who play in six tournaments is $450 per player. Fees cover tournament entries, uniforms, insurance, first aid, coaches’ travel and gym fee. Director Doug Miller also serves as the AAU boys coordinator and boys head coach at Dallas High School. Kathy Healey is the girls coordinator and is the head coach at Pittston Area. Coach Don Hopkins has been with Rock Solid since it started in 2006. For more information, call 696-2769. is accepting registration applications for the 2013 Upward basketball season. The league is open to girls and boys Pre-K through sixth grade. Games begin Saturday, Jan. 19 with the final game set for Saturday, March 16. For more information, contact The Rock Rec Center at 6962769.

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Tegan Ostroski, of Shavertown, competed at the Performing Arts Alliance dance competition in King of Prussia where she was named title winner for the Junior Miss Photogenic.

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place solo events. She also won three first-place duo/trio events and one second-place duo event. She is also a member of the dance groups “Sugar” and Encore which earned five first place and second second place group events. Ostroski has also qualified to perform 13 individual and

group events at the Performing Arts Alliance Contest of Champions this month. The daughter of Rick and Chris Ostroski, she is a dance student under the direction of Robert and Kristine Oberst, owners and directors of the Back Mountain Dance Studio, Dallas.

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FORKLIFT MECHANIC Action Lift, Inc., located in Pittston, PA, is the exclusive dealership for Crown and TCM forklifts for NEPA. We are seeking a full time forklift mechanic to troubleshoot, repair and diagnose Crown and other makes of lift trucks. Good written and verbal communication skills, as well as customer care skills are necessary. A valid driver’s license and the ability to safely operate lift trucks are required. Previous forklift mechanical experience or technical school graduate will be considered. We offer an excellent wage and benefits package, as well as 401K Retirement Savings Plan, paid holidays, paid vacation and much more. Apply by e-mail mike.phelan@action liftinc.com or call 570-655-2100 x115.

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7 room house with 3 bedrooms, 1 full tile bath. Large kitchen with beautiful oak cabinets, new stove, fridge, carpeting, flooring, draperies & windows. Washer/dryer hook up on 1st floor. Single car detached garage. Large yard. Gas heat. Pets OK, no smoking. $900/ month + utilities & security. Close to airport, I-81 & casino. 570-762-8265

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2 Bedroom, 1 bath room ranch style home for rent. Unfurnished. $900 /month. $1000 Security Deposit. 570-590-4064.

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