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Vol. 121

No. 46


January 20 - 26, 2013





An edition of The Times Leader


BMT Baseball wants to tear down old school Little League organization looking to expand areas of play for youngsters. By GERI GIBBONS Dallas Post Correspondent and DOTTY MARTIN

Attorney David Selingo, representing Back Mountain Baseball, proposed to the Dallas School Board at the school board’s regular meeting on Jan. 14 that the Little League association demolish the

“old Dallas Township school” at a cost of $150,000. In return, the baseball organization would gain the right to use the property, which would continue to be owned by the district, for a period of 20 years. Selingo described it as a “win, win, win” situation, which would benefit the school, participants and the community. Superintendent Frank Galicki said the board will confer with its solicitor Ben Jones, who was not at the meeting, and would discuss the matter further at a future meeting.

Steve Skammer, president of Back Mountain Baseball, said the organization is looking for a way to add fields to its ever-expanding program. He said the proposed idea offers the school board a buy-out after 10 years. Steve Skammer, president of Back Mountain Baseball, said the organization is looking for a way to add fields to its ever-expanding program. He said the proposed idea offers the school board a buyout after 10 years. The proposal would not only need approval from the school board but would also require the

baseball organization to raise the estimated $150,000 it would cost to demolish the school building. “We would need to secure funds to do that,” Skammer said. “We would attempt to secure donations from outside parties.” He added that Back Mountain Baseball would also invest financially in the project.

Skammer said that, during a recent work session, school board members were concerned that, if Back Mountain Little League leases the property on which the school building currently sits, would other organizations have access to the property. The baseball president said the school board was assured that organizations such as junior football, soccer and cheerleading would continue to be granted access to the property. Also at the meeting, the board approved a resolution capping the district’s public school tax in-

crease for the upcoming year at 2%, in compliance with the annual index established by the Department of Education, with Maureen Matiska dissenting. “I would just like to be clearer in regard to what cuts might need to be made to meet this budget goal,” said Matiska. The final budget is required to be passed before the end of June, 2013. Wendy Barberio, whose three children attend Dallas schools, voiced concerns regarding the seSee SCHOOL, Page 10


Hearing brings out concerned area residents By SUSAN DENNEY Dallas Post Correspondent

At a hearing at Misericordia University on Jan.16, interested and concerned residents questioned Verizon employees closely about the proposed cell phone tower construction at the Twin Stacks Center. According to Borough Solicitor Jeffrey Malak, Verizon must prove to Council that the project meets all criteria of the borough’s zoning regulations. Malak explained that, according to Pennsylvania law, the burden of proof lies on Council and the residents of Dallas Borough if they don’t want a cell phone tower at Twin Stacks. He also said that objections to the project from residents or Xouncil members must show that the project adversely affects the health, safety or welfare of the community. Dallas resident Charles Dube said that he felt this was “financially punitive.” He asked how a group of citizens could go up against Verizon, expressing fear that his and other residents’ property values would decrease if the tower is constructed. Verizon has developed plans to build a cell phone tower on part of the property known as the Twin Stacks center located at 1100 Memorial Highway. The area is presently zoned for industrial use. Verizon is seeking permission to construct a tower which will be 125 feet tall with a five foot lightning rod on top. The installation would also include a service shed and a couple parking spaces. The company also plans to build a gravel stone road to access the tower and equipment. No one would work at the tower but maintenance personnel would visit to make sure the equipment was functioning properly. Max Shradley, a professional civil engineer and representative of Rettew Associates Inc., answered questions about plans for the site. Residents whose

The burden of proof lies on Council and the residents of Dallas Borough if they don’t want a cell phone tower at Twin Stacks. Objections to the project from residents or council members must show that the project adversely affects the health, safety or welfare of the community.

properties lie close to the proposed tower questioned Shradley closely about the appearance, the noise and possible safety issues related to the tower. Shradley said the only noise on the site would be created by a diesel generator which would be used in the event of a power outage. The engineer also showed a series of pictures showing how the tower would appear from different parts of the borough, offering plans for landscaping based on a request by the borough’s planning commission. Shradley also showed photos created by a process called visual analysis. A balloon was floated to the proposed level of the tower and pictures were taken. Then pictures of a similar tower were digitally inserted into the picture. He showed six views of the tower from various places in the borough. Residents also expressed concern about the safety of the proposed road, pointing out that children play in the woods in that area. Andrew Petersohn, a professional electrical engineer and owner of dBm Engineering P.C., began his part of the presentation explaining the need for an additional cell phone tower in the area. He said that Verizon is required by the FCC to provide adequate service to the area. He said that new towers are built based on several factors, including customer complaints, drive testing to find gaps in service, network statistics and a process called propagation modeling. He explained that the presence of Misericordia University represented heavy data usage and that students often use daSee HEARING, Page 10


Nathan Vario has help setting up for bench pressing during an extreme exercise program at Dallas High School.

Extreme fitness class at DHS pumps students Two physical wellness teachers decided new school building deserved new elective exercise class. By CHARLOTTE BARTIZEK Dallas Post Correspondent

Enthused by their new high school building with its state-ofthe-art weight room, Dallas Senior High School physical wellness teachers Ruth Skammer and Tom Connors decided the new facility deserved a new elective exercise class. The extreme fitness class they have designed is a very different physical educational class experience that is having tremendous and impressive results. The course, first offered in the fall, involves 32 minutes of nonstop activity during the first period of the day. The activities vary every day, but include strength, agility, endurance exercises and a lot of testing. Skammer says students are

tested before, during and after the nine-week 33-day program for weight, agility, body mass index, blood pressure, heart rate, endurance and flexibility. So what do they do that is so extreme? Day one: Testing, 12 minute run, shuttle run, sit-ups, pushups. Day three: Exercise to a P90X video concentrating on the biceps and triceps. Day five: Weight room stations, wrestling room and gym. By day seven, Skammer says, “We take them to the pool where they aqua jog for 30 minutes without touching the bottom of the pool.” And then….. National Guard Sgt. Patrick Scarfo, who teaches personal training for boot camp, comes in for calisthenics and more endurance training.

Kyle Williams does sit-up crunches with extra weight on his stomach during an extreme exercise program at Dallas Senior High School.

“I never expected it to be as hard as it was,” said Amy Avillion. “There’s no fooling around like in a regular gym class. By the end, I just wanted it to be over.” But older, more physically-seasoned students like Nathan Vario, who trains on the Dallas High School football team, said,

“This kept me in shape in the offseason. I lost 2 or 3 percent in weight and my endurance is better. I know my eating habits should be better, though.” Along with the physical part of the program, Mary Ehret, a nutrition educator, provides three See EXTREME, Page 11





Sunday, January 20, 2013


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PROPERTY TRANSFERS The following Back Mountain real estate transactions were recorded in the Luzerne County Office of Recorder of Deeds for the week of Jan. 7, 2013: Ronald and Rose Sorber to Gerald J. and Cynthia A. Flynn, Hunlock Township; $30,000 William H., William H. Jr. and Sharon Strauser to Gary and Abbie Youngblood, Parcel 6, Grandview Acres subdivision, Dallas Township; $64,000 Bernice L. Hill (per agent) and Louise Montig-

ney (agent) to Arline Jennie Hill, Lots 1 & 2, Kingston Township; $160,000 Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Judith Baryck, Lots 76, 68, 80, 82, 84, 87, 88 Maple Brook, Harveys Lake Borough; $57,900 Joann T. Blackledge, Joann T. and Jeffrey J. Meoni to Prestige Worldwide X Limited, 4 parcels, Lake Township; $1 Theodore and Deborah Higgins to Kenneth L. Krieg, Lots 47 & 48, Lakeview Heights, Harveys Lake Borough; $82,000

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Curriculum will change to better prepare students By SUSAN DENNEY Dallas Post Correspondent

Tracey Halowich, Director of Curriculum Instruction and Assessment for the Lake-Lehman District, announced at the Jan. 14 school board meeting that the science curriculum would change beginning in 2013-2014 in order to better prepare students for the Biology Keystone exam. She explained that proficiency on the exam will be a requirement for graduation beginning with the class of 2017. The

changes will affect students who are currently eight-graders and younger. Incoming seventh-graders will take physical science classes next year. Next year’s ninth-graders will be required to take biology which will create a one-year increase in sections since 10thgraders will also take the course. Halowich said the faculty is already working on solutions on how to deal with 13 sections of biology, adding that some teacher assignments will change. The curriculum change is intended to better prepare students for the Keystone exam and

Next year’s ninth-graders will be required to take biology which will create a one-year increase in sections since 10th-graders will also take the course.

the course will be offered as both a regular and an honors option. Halowich also said the history and English curriculum will change in 2014-15, as well. The new curriculum will feature content connecting the periods of history studied and the literature of those periods. Halowich said this is another effort to prepare students for mastery on Keystone end-of-course exams.

“The more connections we can make, the more successful they (the students) will be,” she said A tax increase for Lake-Lehman School District seems almost inevitable after a lengthy presentation to the board by Tom Melone, of Al Melone and Associates, the district’s financial manager. Melone and his associates are

currently projecting a $2.1 million shortfall for the 2013-14 school year if the board does not request a tax increase. He pointed out that the stateallowed tax increase of 2.1 mills would not cover the projected retirement cost increase for the district in the 2013-14 school year. A mill is a $1 tax on each $1,000 of assessed property value. According to Melone’s presentation, the estimated increase in retirement benefits paid by the district would be more than $600,000 over the current year’s retirement costs.

He said the state would cover a portion of those retirement benefit costs but that a 2.1 mill rise in taxes would not generate enough revenue to cover the remainder. Melone said the district could apply for an exception based on increased retirement benefit, allowing the board to raise the taxes by a total of 3.9 mills. Lake-Lehman is one of a few districts in the state which lies in two counties. The current millage rate for Lake-Lehman residents living in Luzerne County See CHANGE, Page 10

Grant is recipient of VOICE Award The Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children (PennAEYC) has selected William J. Grant, CEO of Hildebrandt Learning Centers, as its 2013 recipient of the VOICE Award. The VOICE Award is the only statewide award in Pennsylvania recognizing grassroots early childhood education advocacy leaders and is offered by the Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children (PennAEYC). Now in its third year, the VOICE Award celebrates not only individual award recipients, but the entire early childhood profession. Grant was nominated by a member of the early childhood community and the final vote was conducted by the members of the PennAEYC Public Policy Committee. As an early childhood advocate, his nomination form stood out for its particular strengths in engaging a diverse community and leveraging his professional position to elevate high quality early childhood education resources. PennAEYC recognizes the critical role advocacy plays in high quality early learning settings and celebrates those who speak out on behalf of Pennsylvania’s children. As the voice for early care and learning, community advo-

Donors fill St. Therese’s Church basement in Shavertown for the CC Besecker Memorial Blood Drive.

William J. Grant, CEO of Hildebrandt Learning Center, has been named the 2013 recipient of the VOICE Award by the Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children (PennAEYC).

cates are an invaluable component to assuring all Pennsylvania’s children get the start that they deserve in school and in life. Grant serves on the Pennsylvania Child Care Association (PACCA) Board of Directors and is currently the organization’s treasurer. He also serves as a member of the Back Mountain Memorial Library Board, is a Dallas Township supervisor, a member of Council Misericordia and the Wilkes University Undergraduate Advisory Board. The 2013 VOICE Award reception and dinner will be held Feb. 26 at the Harrisburg Hilton.

Blood donor Rachel Drummer, of Wilkes-Barre, gets prepped by American Red Cross phlebotomist Jess Marchakitus.

In memory of ‘CC’ M

embers of the community rallied to keep alive the memory of Cecilia “CC” Besecker by participating in an American Red Cross blood drive at St. Therese’s Roman Catholic Church in Shavertown. Besecker, daughter of Terri and Robert Besecker Jr., of Dallas, was killed in an automobile accident on June 28, 2012. The 22-year-old Dallas High School graduate was attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania and studying fashion merchandising at the time of her death. Terri Besecker, an employee of St. Therese’s Church, said the BILL TARUTIS PHOTOS/ FOR THE DALLAS POST church hosts blood drives throughout the year and thought Caitlyn Metz, right, and Jenna Morgan, both of Dallas, look over photos of CC Besecker while CC’s such a drive would be a good way mom, Terri Besecker, greets new arrivals at a memorial blood drive in memory of CC at St. Therese’s Church in Shavertown. to keep CC’s memory alive.

Lake-Lehman life skills eighth-grader Kristina Mayewski, right, life skills teacher Lee Sikora and junior high language arts teacher Gail Honeywell chat at the life skills open house.

Parent Lori Romanofski, left, and Lake-Lehman para-professional Mary Lou Kocher look over a Christmas present wrapped by a life skills student.

Students show off their life skills


tudents in the Life Skills classes at Lake-Lehman Junior/Senior High School hosted an Open House on Dec. 19, offering refreshment and showing off their projects to friends and family members.

RIGHT PHOTO: Lake-Lehman eighth-grader Michael Wojciechowski, left, senior Michelle Chappell, teacher Lee Sikora, superintendent James McGovern, junior Daniel Stefanowic and special education director Tina Antonello pose for a photo during the life skills students’ open house at the high school.






Sunday, January 20, 2013

Students invited to compete in art contest

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Winners of the 31st Annual Suzanne Rossetti Art Contest are, from left, Sue Hand, contest sponsor; Chelsea Martin, Ryan Frania, Jacob Sorber, Sarah Pomfret and Joe Hand, contest sponsor.

stretched canvas) and must be accompanied by an entry form, available from area school art teachers or from Sue Hand’s Imagery. All 2-D artwork, including matted paper, must have a secure hanger on the back. Artwork must have been completed in the last 12 months and may not have been entered in any previous Rossetti art contest.

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Each student may submit a total of three entries. In addition, a separate awards jury of six artists will assign many community-sponsored cash awards and gift certificates. Deadline for entries is 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20. The public is invited to the opening reception of the 32nd Annual Suzanne Maria Rossetti Memorial Juried Art show from 1

to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 3 at the Schulman Gallery on the campus of the Luzerne County Community College, South Prospect Street, Nanticoke. A ceremony for special awards will follow at 4 p.m. The exhibit of winning art works will continue through Tuesday, March 26. For a complete listing of all rules, call Heather Madeira at 675-5094.


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Two named to dean’s list

Gavin Colley, of Tunkhannock, and Shauna Phillips, of Dallas, have been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester at Widener University. Colley is a middle years education major and Phillips is a psychology major. The dean’s list recognizes full-time students who earned a grade point average of 3.50 and above for the semester.

University, Glenside. She is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree at Misericordia University. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants, where she serves as a Region V representative. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and holds a Pennsylvania State Physician Assistant License.

MU prof named to association term

Two installed in Barbershop Society

Darci Brown, P.A.-C., director of clinical education and assistant professor of physician assistant studies at Misericordia University, has been appointed to the finance committee of the Physician Assistant Education Association for a two-year term (2013-15). Brown graduated magna cum laude from Buffalo State College, Buffalo, N.Y., with a Bachelor of Science in forensic chemistry and holds a Master of Science in physician assistant studies from Arcadia

Phillip Brown, of Shavertown, was installed as program vice-president and Robert Dingman, of Dallas, was installed as a board member of the Wilkes-Barre Chapter, Barbershop Harmony Society.

Belles on dean’s list

Cornell University’s Erin Belles,of Dallas, has been placed on the dean’s list of the College of Arts and Sciences for Excellence in Scholarship for the fall 2012 semester.


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The Happy Time Singers presented a holiday program for Greenbriar residents. The singing group visits local nursing homes each month and leads singing sessions which the residents always enjoy. From left, first row, Leona Huntz, Charlotte Marchakitis, Irene Meren, Eddie Marie Bozetta, pianist. Second row, Betty Watkins, Marilyn Sorchick, Betty Doherty, Peggy Kleban, Clarence J. Michael, Diana Marsh and Nikki La Venda


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 me-

OBITUARIES COREY - Dr. Peter John, 83, of Dallas, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at the VNA Hospice Unit of St. Luke’s Village in WilkesBarre. He was born in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 5, 1929, and was a graduate of GAR High School. He received his bachelor of science degree from Wilkes College and a medical degree from Hahnemann Medical College. He completed his internship at Chester County Hospital, Westchester. He completed his surgical residency at Lankeanau Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, from 1959 to 1963. He was certified by the American Board of Surgery and was a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Gastroenterology. He was a lieutenant in the medical corps U.S. Naval Reserve, with active duty from 1956 to 1958. He spent his career at WilkesBarre General Hospital. He was chairman of the Department of Surgery from 1975 to 1985. In 1980, he was the president of the medical staff at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. He published “The Use of Librium in Surgical Patients” in the PA Medical Journal in August 1962. He performed the first pacemaker insertion and the first femoral popliteal bypass surgical procedure in the Wyoming Valley. He was instrumental in the establishment of one of the first intensive care units in the Wyoming Valley. He was the founder and administrator of the Surgical Specialists of Wyoming Valley. He retired in 1991. He was a member of St. Anthony/St. George Maronite Church, Wilkes-Barre. Surviving are his wife of 41 years, Ann Matzoni Corey, Dallas; children, Terri Gorman, Laflin; Jackie Chovanes, Macungie; Joseph, Harveys Lake; Stephanie Corey-Marks, Redwood City, Calif.; 11 grandchildren. Memorial donations to the United Methodist Homes Resident Support Fund, 50 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, PA 18657.

two days after her 95th birthday. He was born in Wilkes-Barre, Jan. 9, 1918, educated in WilkesBarre schools and was a graduate of Coughlin High School, class of 1936. Her last place of employment was with Town and Country Furniture Store, Wilkes-Barre. She volunteered as a “Pink Lady” at General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, for many years and, in recent years, volunteered at the Back Mountain Library’s Slightly Read Bookstore. Surviving are her daughters, Bonnie Flynn, The Woodlands, Texas; Gail Riehl, Dallas; two grandsons; two great-grandchildren; a nephew. Memorial donations to Back Mountain Memorial Library, 96 Huntsville Road, Dallas, PA 18612 or to St. Therese’s Church, 64 Davis St., Shavertown, PA 18708. FLANAGAN - Sister Terrence, RSM, a member of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy Mid-Atlantic Community, died on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Mercy Center, Dallas. The former Frances Mary Flanagan, she was born June 12, 1921, in Columbia and graduated from Columbia High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in science from Misericordia University and a master’s degree from Villanova University in secondary school science. She entered the Sisters of Mercy in Dallas on Sept. 8, 1943, and professed her vows on March 12, 1946. She was assistant administrator at the former Mercycrest Convent in Harrisburg. She ministered as a member of the Provincial Council and regional coordinator of Harrisburg. Surviving are a sister, Eleanor Salzman, of Mount Joy; brothers, Eugene, of Columbia; Terence, of Camp Hill; the Sisters of Mercy of the Mid-Atlantic Community; nieces and nephews. Memorial donations to Mercy Center, PO Box 370, Dallas, PA 18612.


Celebrating with custom Nativity St. Frances X. Cabrini Parish celebrated the Christmas season with a custom created and decorated Nativity at the church, 585 Mount Olivet Road. Father Vincent Dang is pastor of St. Frances Cabrini Parish and also ministers to the local Vietnamese Community. The Nativity is specially designed each year by members of the Vietnamese community. Father Dang celebrates a Vietnamese Mass once a month at 2 p.m. on the third Sunday of the month at St. Frances. The Vietnamese Community will celebrate Vietnamese New Year, the Year of the snake on with a Mass at 2 p.m. on Feb. 10 at the Franklin Township Fire Hall. A reception will immediately Celebrating the Christmas season at St. Frances X. Cabrini Parish are, from left, Phuc Le, Hanh Le, Loc Le and Father Vincent Dang. follow the Mass.

nu for the week of Jan. 21: MONDAY: Center closed for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday TUESDAY: Meatloaf, gravy, mashed potatoes, dilled carrots, whole wheat din-

ner roll, cherry crisp, margarine, milk and coffee. WEDNESDAY: Lemon pepper fish, broccoli/cauliflower au gratin, roasted red skin potatoes, whole wheat dinner roll, ketchup,

tartar sauce, ambrosia, margarine, milk and coffee. THURSDAY: Polish Festival special lunch - Kielbasa, haluski, beets, cabbage soup, dinner roll, rice pudding, margarine, milk and

coffee. FRIDAY: Swedish meatballs, sugar snap peas, buttered noodles, rye bread, warm spiced pears, margarine, milk and coffee.

Destroyer. Upon his honorable discharge in 1957, he had attained the rank of 2nd class petty officer yeoman. Upon leaving the service, he entered the family business, United Pants Co. Inc., with factories in Swoyersville and Plymouth, where he held the positions of human resources director, production manager and president until the company’s closing in 1986. He also taught courses in business management at Wilkes University and was later employed as general plant manager by State Manufacturing Co., New Philadelphia. Most recently, he was employed by Clearbrook Treatment Centers, where he served as director of materials. He was a member of Saint Francis X. Cabrini Church, Carverton Heights. He also participated in many civic organizations, including the Hanover Township Lions Club, the Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce and the West Side Jaycees, where he served as past president. He was also a past member of the Board of Trustees of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Surviving are three daughters, Susan Whorley, of Virginia; Connie Doyle, of Mountain Top; and Molly Shane, of Philadelphia; six grandchildren; a great-grandson; a sister, Louise Stozenski; nieces and nephews. Memorial donations to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Liver or Kidney Transplant Programs, 111 S. 11th St., Philadelphia, PA 19107.

was a graduate of Kingston High School and the Nesbitt Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. A registered nurse, she began her career with the Visiting Nurse Association. She worked at the former Nesbitt Memorial Hospital, Kingston, and the former Retreat State Hospital, Hunlock Creek. She returned to the Visiting Nurse Association, where she remained until her retirement. Former residences include Philadelphia, Kingston and Edwardsville. She lived in the Oak Hill Development, Dallas, for the past 10 years. She was a member of Church of Christ Uniting, Kingston. Surviving are her husband, Thomas S. Lasky, Dallas, with whom she celebrated 60 years of marriage on Jan. 3, 2013; sons, Jeffrey S., Mountain Top; Mark D., Dallas; daughter, Lisa L., Dallas; sister, Carol Hoeschle, Meyerstown; brother, Loren Samsel Jr., Ocala, Fla.; nieces and nephews.

with the 322nd M.P. Det. (CI) in Ashley. Within the detachment, he served as special agent/criminal investigator and was assigned as the operations officer. In 1991, he was called back to active duty during Operation Desert Storm, serving with the U.S. Army. In 2001, he retired from the 322nd Criminal Investigation Detachment, having attained the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 4. He served on the Dallas School Board for eight years where he served as chairman of property. In this capacity, he was instrumental in overseeing the construction of the new Dallas High School, which opened in September 2011. Additionally, he served as chairman of the Policy Committee, which is responsible for the revision of school policy, and served on the Joint Operating Committee, the overseeing body of the West Side Career and Technology Center. He also was an ardent supporter of the Dallas High School wrestling program. He was elected to the Kingston Township Board of Supervisors in 2012. He held membership with the Military Officers Association of America and the American Legion. He was a member of the Civil War Round Table. Surviving are his wife, Christine, with whom he celebrated his 41st wedding anniversary on Aug. 21, 2012; his children, Michael, at home; Nina Van Mater, of Lansdale; two granddaughters; brothers, William, of Littlestown; Daniel, of Trucksville; Philip Mathers, of Trucksville; nieces and nephews. Memorial donations to NAMIPA, Wilkes-Barre Office, 100 E. Union St., Second Floor, Suite #6, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702; or to Hospice Community Care, 601 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA 18704.

in sociology in 1974. He worked at Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, as a social worker for a few years then decided to pursue a master of arts degree in social work from Marywood College. After earning his master’s degree, he worked at the VA Medical Center in Lebanon. He transferred to the Scranton Veterans Center, where he worked as a readjustment counselor, eventually becoming a licensed certified social worker (LCSW) and member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). He remained at the Scranton Center for 29 years, retiring in January 2007. Surviving are his wife, the former Christine Zupko; son, Marc; brothers, Jack, Tucson, Ariz.; Anthony, Wilkes-Barre; Michael, Williamsport; two nephews; godmother, Aldona DeMichelle; aunts, uncles and cousins. Memorial donations to the Pro-Life Group at Gate of Heaven Church, 40 Machell Ave., Dallas, PA 18612.

LAMOREUX - Elizabeth K., 89, of Dallas, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. She was born in Kingston, was a graduate of Larksville High School and Wyoming Seminary Dean School of Business. She was an administrator with the Dallas School District and a member of Shavertown United Methodist Church. Surviving are her daughter, Gail Kashulon, Raleigh, N.C.; son, William, Harveys Lake; two grandsons; brother, Claude Keller, Vienna, Va.; nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions to the Shavertown United Methodist Church, North Pioneer Avenue, Shavertown, PA 18708.

MATHERS - Gary R., 70, of Trucksville, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Hospice Community Care, Inpatient Unit, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. He was born on June 3, 1942, in Kingston, raised in Trucksville, attended the former Gate of Heaven School, Dallas, and the former Westmoreland High School, Trucksville. After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving for four years during peacetime. During his time with the Air Force, he was awarded the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award and the Good Conduct Medal. Upon his honorable discharge, he had attained the rank of Airman 3rd Class. After discharge from the Air Force, he went on to further his education at Millersville University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in industrial arts. Later, he attended The University of Scranton, where he earned his master’s degree in guidance. He started his teaching career at Tunkhannock Middle School, where he was employed for 10 years as an industrial arts instructor. He also served as a football coach there for some time. After leaving Tunkhannock Middle School, he was employed for 22 years as an industrial arts instructor for Dallas High School, retiring in 2002. Throughout his teaching years, he continued to serve his country as an Army Reservist

GRASSO - Angelo J., 79, of the Carverton Heights section of Kingston Township died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia. LASKY - Hope E., 83, of DalHe was born on Feb. 5, 1933, las, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at in Forty Fort, raised in Forty her home. Fort and was a graduate of the She was born in Berwick and former Forty Fort High School where he served as class president during his sophomore year and was a four-year varsity wresK evin M . B a rno , M P T • K . B ridgetB a rno , P T tler. Sha ro n M a rra nca , M P T • H a l G la tz, M P T • M a ria H a ll, P TA Following high school, he fur520 T hird A venu e • K ings to n thered his education at Penn State University, where, in 1955, D O Y O U H AV E K N E E A R T H R IT IS? he acquired his bachelor of sciW E C AN H ELP! ence degree in business psychology. While at Penn State, he was O ur experthands-on treatm entw illim prove your a member of the Sigma Chi FraK evin M . B arno M PT m obility,increase your strength and decrease your pain. ternity, Alpha Chapter, and A llofourtherap istshave over served as the fraternity’s treasur15 yearsexp erience treating yourp roblem s er. B e able to w alk an d clim b stairs pain free! After college, he served two years in the U.S. Navy and six M ostIn su ran ces A ccepted . K . B rid get B arno PT years in the Navy Reserves. DurM ostIn su ran ces D o N O T R equ ire A R eferral K . B rid get B arno PT ing his time of service, he was DeROSE - Eugenia, 95, of Dal- stationed in Newport, R.I. and w w w .pin n aclereh abilitation .n et las, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, served aboard the U.S.S. Daly CUPINSKI - Marcella A., Dallas, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at The Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born in the Heights section of Wilkes-Barre and was a graduate of St. Nicholas School, Wilkes-Barre. She had worked at American Cigar and Consolidated Cigar companies and later with Encon in Dallas. She was a member of Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, since 1970. Surviving are her husband, Stanley, with whom she celebrated 49 years of marriage; a daughter, Donna, Dallas; a son, Raymond, Plymouth; four nephews. Memorial donations to Gate of Heaven Church, 40 Machell Ave., Dallas, PA 18612, or the Alzheimer’s Association at


NOYALIS - Ronald A., 64, of Dallas, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, as a result of injuries suffered in a tree-cutting accident in Dallas Township. He was born in Wilkes-Barre and was a graduate of GAR High School, class of 1966. After high school, he enlisted in the Air Force, serving from 1966 to 1970. He was stationed in various regions of Southeast Asia and was awarded the Vietnam Service Medal. Upon his return home, he attended Wilkes College and earned a bachelor of arts degree

PENXA - Helene D., 94, of Harveys Lake, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Hospice Community Care, Wilkes-Barre. She was born in Pembroke, N.Y., and was a graduate of Forty Fort High School. She was a member of the Alderson Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband, Joseph, Harveys Lake, with whom she celebrated her 75th wedding anniversary in May 2012; sons, Joseph L., Baltimore, Md., Stephen, Harveys Lake; daughters, Janice Hulse, Baltimore; Mary, Knoxville, Md.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. WHISPELL - Robert Thomas, 57, of Archbald, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at the Regional Hospital of Scranton. He was born in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 9, 1955, attended Dallas High School and graduated from trucking school in the 1980s. He was employed as a driver for American Asphalt Co., Shavertown. He retired as driver from Wesley Village in Jenkins Township. Surviving are a daughter, Heather Hudak, Jessup; brothers, Carl, Harveys Lake; and Richard, Vernon; sisters, Beverly Sowers, N.C.; Joann Newell, Tunkhannock; Edna Hoyt, Dallas; Marie Martin, Fla.; and Mary Havenstrite, Moscow; three grandchildren; cousins, nieces, nephews and canine companion, Peanut Butter.

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‘Vote’ shows obstacles faced by the physically challenged The Department of Communications at Misericordia University offers a special screening of its recently completed documentary, “Vote,” at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30 in the McGowan Room of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library. Dr. Melissa Sgroi, department chair, and Dan Kimbrough, assistant professor, traveled throughout the Wyoming Valley during the Nov. 6 general election to gauge whether or not polling places met Americans with Disabilities Act requirements and did not inhibit any members of the nation’s electorate from casting their ballots in the presi-

dential election. The Misericordia professors accompanied a physically challenged college student who lost the use of his legs after a snowboarding accident and his mother to a polling place to cast their ballots. They also talked to election officials, a state official and others to see why these obstacles from the environment have not been corrected at polling places. The screening on campus will also include people who agreed to participate in the shooting of the documentary, members of the media and special interest groups.

STRANGE BUT TRUE By Samantha Weaver • It was humorist Jerome K. Jerome who made the following sage observation: “It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do. There is no fun in doing nothing when you have nothing to do. Wasting time is merely an occupation then, and a most exhausting one. Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen.” • Though it is unconstitutional and therefore unenforceable, there is a law on the books in Tennessee which prohibits duelists, preachers and atheists from being elected to public office. • According to most history books, the first shots of the Civil War were fired at Fort Sumter, S.C., in April of 1861, but that’s not entirely true. The first shots of the war between the North and the South actually were fired in January of that year in Pensacola, Fla., where a garrison of Union troops was stationed at Fort Barrancus. A contingent of Florida and Alabama troops marched on the fort with the intent to throw out the Yankees in their midst. However, the Southerners’ dedication to the cause was somewhat lacking; as soon as the Union soldiers fired at them, they beat a hasty retreat. • Those who study such things say that the average lightning bolt has a temperature of approximately 50,000 degrees Fahrenheit. For comparison, the sun’s average temperature is only 10,000 F. • If you’ve ever been told to shut your pie-hole, you might have wondered where the expression came from. The term was first used in 1983, in the film version of Stephen King’s horror novel “Christine.” ••• Thought for the day: “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. It may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.” - Jim Henson

MOMENTS IN TIME The History Channel • On Jan. 23, 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell is granted a medical degree from Geneva College in New York, becoming the first female to be officially recognized as a physician in U.S. history. In 1857, she founded the New York Infirmary for Women and Children. • On Jan. 27, 1888, the National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C. Readership in its magazine did not grow, however, until it discarded the format of overly technical articles and used articles of general interest accompanied by photographs. “National Geographic” quickly became known for its stunning and pioneering photography. • On Jan. 24, 1935, canned beer makes its debut when the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company delivered 2,000 cans of beer and ale to faithful Krueger drinkers in Richmond, Va. Ninety-one percent of the drinkers approved of the canned beer, prompting Krueger to give the green light to further production • On Jan. 21, 1957, Patsy Cline, one of the most important figures in country-music history, first gains national attention with her winning appearance on “Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts.” Cline wowed the studio audience with her performance of the now-classic “Walkin’ After Midnight.”

YOUR SPACE Anthony Bruno, of Overbrook Road in Dallas, took this photo of the reservoir from Reservoir Road.

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1993 – 20 YEARS AGO

Lisa Caputo of Shavertown has been officially named deputy assistant to President Bill Clinton and press secretary to Hillary Clinton. She assumed those duties January 20 upon Clinton’s inauguration. The 28-year-old Caputo is the daughter of Richard and Rosemary Caputo, a graduate of ONLY YESTERDAY Wyoming Seminary and Brown University. Members of Cub Scout Den 3 Pack 232 from Gate of Heaven School examined a copy of the Dallas Post from January 18, 1984, as part of a tour of The Post’s new office Friday, January 15. Den members included Brent Mayernick, John Pambianco and Jeffrey Singer. Jeffrey Malak, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Malak, Shavertown, and a senior at Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School, was named January’s Student of the Month by the Kingston Lions Club.

1983 – 30 YEARS AGO

Newly elected officers of the Luzerne County Fall Fair Committee recently took office at a meeting held at Irem Temple Country Club. The officers are: Robert Bayer, president; William Kalinowski, vice president; Pat Kalinowski, treasurer; Stet Swan, secretary; and Chet Szalkowski, assistant secretary. Approximately 300 students at the Westmoreland Elementary School found out “Who is Woodsy Owl,” and what he does,

fax to 675-3650 or by mail to The Dallas Post, 15 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711. Information must include the submitting person’s name, address and telephone number in the event we have questions. Readers wishing to have their photos returned

when the Bell Telephone Pioneers of America brought its environmental program to the Back Mountain. Woodsy Owl, the official American symbol for anti-pollution is a fantasy character who visits youngsters in schools and encourages them to become aware of various types of pollution in their world. His motto, “Give a Hoot, Don’t Pollute” catches the imagination of children and inspires them to practice anti-pollution habits, from a very young age. It was Meet the Wrestlers night at Lake-Lehman High School last week during the Knights-Mountaineer wrestling meet. Wrestlers, managers and cheerleaders were introduced to the fans and mothers of each presented with a corsage. One of the wrestlers featured in the presentation was Jeff Austin. He was escorted by cheerleader Kim Sorber. Jeff is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Austin.

1973 – 40 YEARS AGO

Debby Ostrum, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Ostrum, Shavertown, will be installed as Worthy Advisor of the Charles James Memorial assembly, No. 144, Order of Rainbow for Girls, at a ceremony next week. Miss Ostrum will be installed by Ruth LaBar, Junior Past Worthy Advisor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence LaBar, RD 3, Dallas. The Back Mountain Federated Democratic Women’s Club held its installation Dinner Jan. 5 at the Wa Hoo Inn. Officers installed were: President, Anna Polachek; first vice president, Rosemary Engle; second vice president, Polly Honeywell; treasurer, Ann Crake; secretary, Helen Grey; chaplain, Virginia Sorber; sergeant-at-arms, Elsie Fran-

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klin; and historian, Doris Schooley. Newly elected officers of Gate of Heaven’s Altar and Rosary Society are: Mrs. James Hawk, president; Mrs. Walter Weir, vice president; Linda Scholl, secretary; and Mrs. Francis Barry, treasurer

1963 – 50 YEARS AGO

Holy Name Society of St. Therese’s, Shavertown, will have a “smoker” at the church this week. Harry “Fritz” Dorish, former pitcher and present coach of the Boston Red Sox, will be the main speaker. Rural Building and Loan Association elected L.L. Richardson president at a meeting held at its new office on Main Street Monday night. E.W. Hall was elected vice president. Re-elected were: G. Wilbur Nichols, secretary; Frederick J. Eck, treasurer; and B.B. Lewis, solicitor.

1953 – 60 YEARS AGO

Mrs. William Drabick, Meeker, was hostess to the Sunshine class of Meeker Methodist Church at a Christmas Party last week. Annual election of officers was held at the business meeting prior to the festivities, with Mrs. James Davenport named president,; Mrs. William Drabick, vice president; Mrs. Walter Wolfe, secretary; Miss Letha Wolfe, treasurer; and Mrs. John Hildebrant, teacher. The first Back Mountain resident to appear on television is John C. Bush, Church Street, Dallas Township, a member of the “Sports Tonight” panel seen Monday nights at 7:30 over WBRE TV Channel 28. Bush is the sports editor of the Sunday Independent.

Holy Name Society, recently organized, held its first regular meeting Monday evening at Gate of Heaven, with newly elected officers seated. Robert Lauz is president; Leslie Barstow, first vice president; Myron Williams, second vice president; Joseph Simpson, secretary; and Michael Novajosky, treasurer.

1943 – 70 YEARS AGO

Three new members of the Dallas War Price and Rationing Board were sworn into service this week and took up their duties at the meeting of the Board on Monday morning. The additional members are: H. Austin Snyder, supervising principal of Lehman Schools; Walter Elston, owner of Shady Side Dairy, Kunkle; and Howard Risely, editor of The Dallas Post. Appointment of a sixth member, Clyde N. Lapp, has not yet been confirmed by the Philadelphia office of OPA. David Smith of Pottsville, a graduate of West Chester State Teachers College in the Class of 1941, has been appointed Supervisor of Music in Dallas Borough School during the leave of absence granted Robert Henderson for military service. Dick Parks and Ted Parrish were honored at a waffle and chicken gravy dinner held by the Idetown Church Choir at the home of Mrs. Loren Keller. A money belt was presented to Dick, who expects to leave any day for the service, and a Testament to Mrs. Ruth Parrish for her husband who is stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. 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.

“ W H Y D O W E C E L E B R AT E M A R T I N L U T H E R K I N G J R . D AY ? ”

“Because he helped Rosa Parks and the native Americans get their freedom.” Morgan Landau Dallas

“Everybody has the same rights because of him.” Jackie Sharon Shavertown

“Because he was shot and died because he was black.” Abraham Dubsheh Shavertown

“No idea. I learned about it in first grade.” Jack Lacasavage Shavertown

“Because he helped the black people to be treated more fairly.” Samantha Bufalino Shavertown

“To show respect to him because he showed the black people how to act in nonviolent ways.” Jack Ziemba Kingston


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Locals named to dean’s list at PSU Back Mountain students have been named to the dean’s list at Penn State WilkesBarre. To be eligible for dean’s list, undergraduate students must achieve a one semester grade point average of at least 3.5. The following Back Mountain students earned dean’s list status. Zachary Aciukewicz, Trucksville; Eliott Anderson, Shavertown; Nathan Ayers, Harveys Lake; Arielle Belskis, Dallas; Jordan Bloom, Shavertown; Joseph Brandenburg, Dallas; Sabrina Bush, Tunkhannock; Also, Casey Conway, Shavertown; Savannah David, Wyoming; Casey Dawes, Hunlock Creek; Jesse Derrick, Benton; Sydney Doyle, Sweet Valley; Joshua Dunay, Hunlock Creek; Andrew Dymond, Wyoming; Mark Dymond, Wyoming. Also, Christopher Faux, Tunkhannock; Kiley Foley, Dallas; Matthew Fuhr, Dallas; William Fulton, Dallas; Brady Glass, Tunkhannock; Shane Grady, Sweet Valley; Timothy

Graham, Dallas; Julie Haller, Dallas; Jeffery Heath, Dallas; Ryan Hogan, Dallas; John Howe, Dallas; Lindsey Howell, Tunkhannock. Also, Kevin Katchko, Sweet Valley; Alyx Koehler, Dallas; Lee Kozokas, Trucksville; Mike Krogulski, Dallas; Lucas Lansberry, Dallas; Zachary Manganella, Dallas; Joseph Marchakitus, Hunlock Creek; Devon McMahon, Shavertown; Megan Millo, Dallas; Christopher Mozeleski, Dallas; Molly Murphy, Shavertown. Also, Ali Paris-Hasan, Dallas; Amir Paris-Hasan, Dallas; Kailey Peters, Wyoming; Christina Pino, Dallas; Amber Rinaldi, Wyoming; Eric Ringsdorf, Shavertown; Jacob Rondinella, Wyoming. Also, Chad Schraeder, Dallas; James Scrobola, Wyoming; Jeanette Shao, Tunkhannock; Nicholas Szewczyk, Tunkhannock; Jordan Thomas, Shavertown; Randy Thompson, Tunkhannock; Alexis Vanfleet, Lehman; Randall Welsh Jr., Hunlock Creek; Annmarie Wempa, Trucksville.

BMT residents graduate from MU The following Back Mountain residents were eligible to participate in Misericordia University’s winter commencement ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 16: Christopher Arnone, Wyoming, Business Administration, BS; Jean BirmerMay, Hunlock Creek, Nursing, BSN; Albert Blannett, Jr., Wyoming, Business Administration, BS; Lauren Brigham, West Wyoming, Organizational Management, MS; Trish Burgess, Dallas, Professional Studies, BS. Also, Kayla Chappell, Hunlock Creek, Accounting, BS; Eileen Cipriani, West Wyoming, Organizational Management, MS; Rachel Coffee, Harveys Lake, Organizational Management, MS; Yong Cook, Tunkhannock, Professional Studies, BS; Brianne Derhammer, Noxen, Psychology, BS; Kelly Dougherty, Hunlock Creek, Education, MS. Also, Kathleen Hawk, Shavertown, Business Administration, BS; Leah Kaiser, Dallas, Psychology, BS; Mary Kosek, Shavertown, Business Administration, MBA;

Jeffrey Kreidler, Hunlock Creek, Accounting, BS; Anthony Lubinski, Harveys Lake, Interdisciplinary Studies, BS. Also, Roxanne Mahle, Tunkhannock, Medical Imaging, BS; Tara Matlock, Harveys Lake, Professional Studies, BS; William McIntosh, Dallas, Business Administration, MBA; Amanda Menichini, Shavertown, Psychology, BS; Amy Mikula, Tunkhannock, Nursing, BSN. Also, Tara Pisano, Shavertown, Business Administration, MBA; Anthony Roppa, Dallas, Mathematics, BS; Jennifer Savignano, Shavertown, Occupational Therapy, MS; Julia Scott, Shavertown, Social Work, BS; Noel Sidorek, Beaumont, English, BA; Suzanne Spengler, Dallas, Professional Studies, BS. Also, Christine Tucker, Dallas, Nursing, BSN; Callie Whitesell, Hunlock Creek, Elementary Education, BS & Special Education, BS; Frank Yamrick, Dallas, Health Care Management, BS;

Seminary plans Open House for Jan. 21 Wyoming Seminary Upper School in Kingston and Lower School in Forty Fort are offering area elementary, middle and high school students and their families an opportunity to visit either campus during the Winter Visitation Day on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, Jan. 21. At the Lower School, 1560 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, Visitation Day will begin at 8:30 a.m. Visiting students are invited to experience a typical day at Lower School by shadowing a student in his/her current grade level and joining with other students for lunch. Parent tours of Lower School, which will include a review of financial aid, will be available at 8:30 a.m. and at 2 p.m. Call the Lower School Admission Office at 718-6610 for more information and to make

reservations or register on line at The Upper School Visitation Day program will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Stettler Learning Resources Center, North Sprague Avenue, Kingston. Visiting students will attend a welcome address and presentations on preparing for college and co-curricular opportunities at Sem, tour the campus and join current students for lunch and a sampling of classes. Parents also may tour the campus and attend discussions on affordability and the Merit Scholarship Program. Visitation Day activities will end at 2:30 p.m. Admission interviews will be given upon request. For more information, or to sign up for the event, call the Upper School Admission Office at 270-2160.


Students of Rock Solid Academy perform ’Christmas Story’ at Grace Community Church in Dallas.

Rock Solid Academy third-grader Jenna Walters holds baby Jesus during a performance of ’Christmas Story’ at Grace Community Church.

Rock Solid Academy students Ali Bartoli, right, and Josh DiPippa, left, join the audience in applauding Parent-Teacher Fellowship co-directors Karen Miller, second from left, and play director Mindy Rothfuss after the performance of ’Christmas Story’ at Grace Community Church in Dallas.

Rock Solid students present ‘Christmas Story’


tudents from Rock solid Academy entertained family and friends with their rendition of a ‘Christmas Story’ on Dec. 18 at the Grace Community Church on Memorial Highway in Dallas.


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. today, Jan. 20 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.

STEM School lecture slated

The Louis Maslow STEM School at Wyoming Seminary will present a lecture titled “Cutting-edge Cancer Research” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22 in the Buckingham Performing Arts Center, North Sprague Avenue, Kingston. The lecture is free and open to the public. Researchers and faculty members from The Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton will discuss emerging trends and research in cancer diagnosis and treatment. The lecture will be followed by a question and answer period. For more information, contact Rachel Bartron at

‘Kids for Cash’ public forum set

King’s College will host a panel discussion on the “Kids for Cash” scandal and aftermath during a free public forum at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business, on North River Street. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at the same time on Jan. 23. For the event, titled “Ethics in the Valley: After the Judicial Scandals,” the panel will include Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Ecenbarger, who wrote “Kids for Cash: Two Judges, Thousands of Children, and a $2.8 Million Kickback Scheme”;

for racial equality over the past 150 years. The program is open free to the public and will be Margaret Hogan, chair of the held at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Accountability, Conduct, and Jan. 24 in Lemmond Theater at Ethics Commission of Luzerne Walsh Hall on campus. County; and former Luzerne The “Road to Freedom” County judge Joseph Cosgrove. chronicles the struggles of a For more information, contact courageous group of pioneers Dr. Bernard Prusak, director of who began the fight to end the McGowan Center for Ethics racial injustice as early as 100 and Social Responsibility, at years before Dr. Martin Luther 208-5900, ext. 5689 or e-mail King, Jr. emerged as a civil rights leader. Through live commentary, the program tells the story of the efforts of Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Booker T. Washington, Frederick Douglas, W.E. DuBois, Rosa Parks, Misericordia University will Coretta Scott King, the Freedom present “Road to Freedom,” a live multimedia event featuring Fighters, Fannie Lou Hamer, music and video that highlights and others who banded together against seemingly insurmountthe work of those who fought

‘Road to Freedom’ presented at MU

able obstacles to challenge the injustices of racial discrimination and inequality. For more information, call 674-6400.

‘Animal Farm’ comes to Wyoming Seminary

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

MU canned goods drive honors Martin Luther King Jr. and benefits pantry Misericordia University students active in the Scholars in Service to Pennsylvania Program have scheduled a canned goods drive on campus to benefit one of the four food banks in the region in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the MLK Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 21. Misericordia University students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the general public, are invited to donate canned goods to the Campus Ministry-led effort, which will

benefit one of four food banks: Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Food Bank, Back Mountain Food Pantry, St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen,or the Noxen Food Pantry. The beneficiary of the canned goods drive will be decided by the popular vote of MU students. The university will deliver the collected items to the winning food bank. Misericordia students and staff who are active in Campus Ministry will “can-struct’’ a large peace sign in the lobby of

the Banks Student Life Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to represent how the campus and regional communities came together to provide a solution to one of the nation’s most pressing problems – hunger. Donations are being accepted at the office of Campus Ministry in the Banks Student Life Center, located on the upper campus through Jan. 21. For more information about the MLK Day of Service canned goods collection at Misericordia University, call 674-8041.

Local students receive Seminary honors Benjamin Paglia, Shavertown; Mia Raineri, Shavertown Grade 7 Bobby Austin, Dallas; Duncan Lumia, Dallas; Olivia Meuser, Shavertown; Daniel Paglia, Shavertown; Samuel Sweitzer, Dallas Grade 8 Avery Conyngham, ShaverHIGH HONOR ROLL town; Andrew Kim, Dallas; MiGrade 6 chael Kim, Dallas; Nicole LuNicolas Bufalino, Dallas; Mi- kesh, Wyoming; David Nape, chael Doggett, Shavertown; Shavertown; Andrew Schukraft, Zane Nardone, Shavertown; Dallas; Dominic Wright, Dallas.

Dr. Claire Hornung, Dean of Wyoming Seminary Lower School, has announced the Back Mountain students named to the Academic High Honor Roll and Academic Honor Roll for the first trimester of the 20122013academic year.

HONOR ROLL Grade 6 Robert deLuna, Dallas; Kyle Hromisin, Dallas; Austin Sobie, Shavertown Grade 7 Madeline Arthur, Wyoming; Arianna Bufalino, Dallas; Olivia Ostrowski, Dalla Grade 8 Mei Snow, Dallas; Gabriella Soper, Shavertown; Spencer Stirewalt, Shavertown





Sunday, January 20, 2013

Taroli, Gelsleichter vows taken Lions Club continues its Hometown Heroes project

Alison Marie Taroli and Eric Gelsleichter were united in marriage on Oct. 13, 2012, at Newberry Estate, Dallas. The Honorable William H. Amesbury, Luzerne County judge, officiated the outdoor ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Attorney and Mrs. Garry and Kathleen Taroli, of Dallas. She is the granddaughter of Marilyn Taroli and the late Henry J. Taroli, of Kingston, and the late John and Rita Bustin, of Forty Fort. The groom is the son of William and Nadine Gelsleichter, of Tunkhannock. He is the grandson of the late William and Ginger Gelsleichter and the late Murray and Doris Hoyt, all of Wilkes-Barre. Given in marriage by her parents, the bride chose Lauren Haynes as her matron of honor. Her bridesmaids were Kristin Gelsleichter, sister of the groom; Julie Jones, Maria Winters and Kylene Phillips. Richard Gabriel Castro, cousin of the bride, served as ring bearer. The groom chose Matthew McCormick as his best man. The groomsmen were Daniel Taroli, brother of the bride; Michael Zarychta, Tim Balasavage and Jonathan Walston. Readings were given by Stephanie McCole and Andrew Stanko, cousins of the bride and groom. Musical selections were performed by David Baloga, Jessica Jones Campanile and Cindy Thomas, friends of the bride. An evening reception was held at The Highlands, Dallas. The couple was surprised with a unique book-themed wedding cake given by Elaine Stanko, godmother of the bride. The couple was honored by their parents at an engagement celebration at Twigs Restaurant. A bridal shower hosted by the mothers of bride and groom and bridesmaids was held at the AppleTree Terrace. The rehearsal


Breakfast buffet set

The Noxen Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a breakfast buffet from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Jan. 20 in the fire hall, Stull Road, Noxen. Price is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12 years of age.

Program will explore songbirds

The Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society will show a 26-minute video entitled “Traveling Minstrels – Pennsylvania Songbirds,” provided by the PA Wild Resources Conservation Fund at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21 at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Irem Road, Dallas. The program is free.

Choral Arts plans rehearsals

The Dallas Lions Club, with assistance of Frontier Communications, has started solicitations for its 2013 Hometown Hero project. The project is a tribute to those men and women from the Back Mountain area who have or are presently serving in any branch of the military. TheHometownHeroProjectis a street pole banner program. The banners are 30” wide and 60” high. Each banner is unique and honors a specific honoree. The banner includes a picture of the veteran in uniform, branch of service, era of service and name of sponsor. Banners for the 2011 and 2012 heroes and the new 2013 heroes will be displayed in Dallas Center from Memorial Day through Veterans Day. At the conclusion of the program, the banners will be given to their family members. Banner sponsorship is $200. Any proceeds realized will be do-

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dinner was given by the parents of the groom at Irem Clubhouse. The bride is a 2003 graduate of Bishop Hoban High School. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from King’s College in 2007. She earned a Master of Science degree in Natural Resources Policy from the State University of New York and a Juris Doctorate from Syracuse University in 2010. She is employed as a patent and trademark at-

torney at Steptoe & Johnson in Washington, D.C. The groom is a 2003 graduate of Tunkhannock Area High School. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from King’s College in 2007. He is currently completing his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. The couple honeymooned in New Zealand. They reside in Falls Church, VA.

provided by Dymond Cutter from 7 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the post home, 4907 Memorial Highway, Harveys Lake to raise money for needed improvements to the Legion. Tickets are $25 and available at the Legion. No tickets will be sold at door. This no-smoking event is open to anyone 21 years of age and older. Admission includes band, food and refreshments. For more information, call 639-2240.

Cooking class at Irem

Bingo slated

Bingo will be held on Jan. 28 at Northmoreland Township Fire Hall in Centermoreland. Doors open at 5 p.m. and early birds start at 6:30 p.m. Food and beverages will be available. For more information, call Jim at 333-4906.

Learn to cook like a professional during Irem Clubhouse’s Cooking Demonstration from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31 in the Grand Ballroom. Cost is $25 per person. Executive Chef Dale Lewis will show attendees how to prepare Caesar salad, fish cakes with vegetables and a side and peanut butter pie. During the demonstration, the class will enjoy eating the food being prepared. Bring your own beverage to complement the meal. Reservations are required and space is limited, so call 6751134, ext. 100. Prepayment is due by Jan. 28.

‘Annie’ at Music Box

“Annie” the musical will be presented Feb. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 22-24 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville.

Harveys Lake American Legion Post 967 Sons of the American Legion and American Legion Riders will host a Winterfest Celebration with music


Roast beef dinner slated

Winterfest celebration in Harveys Lake

Melinda Champluvier, left, and Sara Webb, students at West Side Career Technical Center in Pringle, conducted a fundraiser and used the proceeds to purchase toys for foster children placed through Northeast Foster Care. William Ababie, owner of Stone Stackers in Sweet Valley, supported the community service project by donating candy canes which the girls sold at school. Ms. Peggy Mullin, instructor, and the Student Council sponsored the project as well.


Choral Arts of Luzerne County will hold rehearsals/auditions for the spring 2013 season beginning Tuesday, Jan. 22 at Church of Christ Uniting, 190 S. Sprague Ave., Kingston. Rehearsals will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. every Tuesday. There are openings for new sopranos, altos, tenors and basses. New members are encouraged to participate in open rehearsal set for Jan. 22, 29 and Feb. 5.

A roast beef dinner will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the Northmoreland Township Fire Hall in Centermoreland. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children under the age of 12. Eat-in or take-out dinners will be provided. For more information, call Jim at 333-4906.

nated to the 1st Lieutenant Michael J. Cleary Foundation which helps returning veterans in a wide variety of ways through rehabilitation, working with handicapped veterans and helping with families of fallen veterans. Family members and loved ones of service men and women may purchase a banner or obtain sponsorship from a local business. Sponsorship forms are available at the following Back Mountain. locations: Dallas Borough office, Frontier Communications office, Dallas American Legion Post #672, Back Mountain Memorial Library and NAPA Auto Parts, Dallas. For any additional information, contact project chairman Don Berlew at 675-4360 or 7606147 or or any member of the Dallas Lions. The deadline for acceptance of spon- Dallas Lions Club continues its Hometown Heroes project. sor forms is March 31.

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A New England Contra dance featuringmusic by the “Smash the Windows” with fiddler Bruce Young, accompanied by Peg Shutes on keyboard, along with calling by Hilton Baxter will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Church of

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Despite knee problems, James toughs things out By TOM ROBINSON For the Dallas Post

Jared James could not help but think negative thoughts. When his twice-reconstructed left knee gave out while playing basketball in preparation for his senior season at Lake-Lehman, James feared he was done. “Right when it happened, I got down on a knee and it hurt a lot knowing that I might have messed up my knee for a third time,” James said. “I drove home myself, and I was thinking about it all the way home, how I might have to miss my senior season.” The news he received after a visit to the doctor, however, was not so discouraging. By the standards of his previous history with injuries, the damage was minor and James would only need arthroscopic surgery to fix the latest tear to his medial meniscus. “I was so relieved,” he said. “The doctor said he could probably get me back in a month to a month and a half. It was a feeling like no other.” The surgical work and the rehabilitation training that James has become accustomed to made that into an accurate prediction. When Lake-Lehman’s basketball team reported for the official start of practice a month later, James was on the court with his

“I was so relieved. The doctor said he could probably get me back in a month to a month and a half. It was a feeling like no other.” Jared James Lake-Lehman basketball player

teammates. After two more weeks, he was going at full speed. Or, at least at his current full speed. James, who already gave up playing soccer because of the two reconstructive knee surgeries that cost him his entire freshman year and the start of his junior basketball season, has evolved into a different player. He suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament twice, also damaging his medial and lateral meniscus. “From the past and how I used to play, I think now I’m more worried about my ACL and other parts of my knee,” he said. “I definitely play a more conservative game.” James thinks his ability to make sharp cuts is diminished and he admits to being a bit less daring when taking the ball to the basket. But, he has still found plenty of ways to contribute to an improving Lake-Lehman program. From his spot on the wing, James is the team’s fourth-lead-

ing scorer and a conduit between the team’s perimeter offense and its inside attack. “I’m more worried about getting the assists than I am about scoring the points,” James said. “It has made me look for my teammates more. I used to be the person who was always looking to score. “We have a bunch of other kids who can score and I feel like it’s all right looking for other players more.” Lake-Lehman coach Brian Cutter was amazed just to have James, whom he calls the team leader, back on the court when practice started. “He’s the hardest worker on the team,” Cutter said. Adam Dizbon leads the team in scoring and runs the offense from the point guard position. Pete Borum is close behind, providing strength on the inside with help from Cody Paraschak. James has a knack for making the entry pass when Borum sets up in the low post. “I have played with Pete since he was a freshman and I was a


Lake-Lehman’s Jared James, right, defends Allen Fell, of Dallas, as Fell goes in for a shot in the inaugural Black and Blue rivalry basketball game.

sophomore,” James said. “We work well together. “He’s my favorite big man I’ve ever played with because he works so hard to get position.” That combination is part of the

reason Lake-Lehman went 12-10 last season for its winning record in the last 20 years. After losing their first three games this season, the Black Knights improved to 5-6 and gave James reason to

believe better times are ahead. “I’ve been more confident with this team than any team I’ve had in the past,” James said. “I picture us going way above .500 this year.”


Club team wins big

Dallas’ Abby Berger swims the freestyle in the girls 200-yard medley relay against Lake-Lehman.

Dallas’ Brian Stepniak swims the backstroke in the boys 200yard medley relay against Lake-Lehman.

Mounts win with scrambled lineup The boys, the only unbeaten team in the division at 4-0, improved their overall record Dallas swim coach Romayne to 8-1 going into a meet that Mosier added some internal was scheduled for Thursday at competition Tuesday when the Berwick. By TOM ROBINSON For the Dallas Post

Mountaineers easily handled rival Lake-Lehman in a pair of swimming meets at the Dallas Middle School Natatorium. Mosier juggled the lineup, putting swimmers in different events and mixing up boys relay teams to create combinations designed to have close races against each other. When it was over, Marcus Wagner and Sarah Fasulka had led the way to a pair of dominant victories. Wagner won two individual and two relay events to lead the Wyoming Valley Conference Southern Division-leading boys team to a 142-31 rout. Fasulka was the only Dallas girl with two individual wins and added a relay victory in the team’s first divisional triumph, 110-69.

“I didn’t put them in their normal events,” Mosier said. “I wanted to just try to see what they could do in some other events and give them an opportunity to do that.” Wagner, who is at his best in the 200- and 500-yard freestyle events, showed his versatility by winning the 200 individual medley and 100 backstroke while also swimming legs on two of the team’s three winning relays. “Marcus is the type who whatever you put him in he does with heart and tries to do it well,” Mosier said. “That’s just the kind of kid he is.” Fasulka, a sophomore, took three seconds off her best time in the 200 freestyle while winning


Dallas’ Marcus Wagner looks at the clock after winning the boys 200-yard individual medley against Lake-Lehman.

in 2:20.0. “She’s an up-and-comer,” Mosier said. “She’s improving a lot this year, working toward her goals and getting her best times.” Dallas had several swimmers contribute winning efforts. The boys, the only unbeaten team in the division at 4-0, improved their overall record to 8-1 going into a meet that was scheduled for Thursday at Berwick. Jack Matusiak won the 50 freestyle and 100 breaststroke and was on the opening 200 me-

dley relay win. Patrick Gelso won the 100 butterfly and was on two winning relays. Brian Stepniak (500), Grant Luksic (200) and Owen Kiluk (100) each had one individual win in a freestyle event and took part in one relay win. Jared Krawetz was on two winning relays while Ezra Moore and Dominic Augustine were on one each. “They’re doing real well,” MoSee MOUNTS, Page 10

The Dallas Mountaineer Aq- ici, first; Jessica Ravert, second 200 IM - Madison Federici, uatic Club girls and boys swam to a decisive victory against first; Taylor Cercone, second Danville on Saturday, Jan. 12. The following swimmers BOYS 8 & UNDER placed in their events: 25 Free - Gary Weaver, secGIRLS ond; Richard DeLuna, third 25 Fly - Jakob Baur, second; 8 & UNDER 25 Free - Gabriella Spaciano, Tanner Manzoni, third 50 Free - Thomas Doran, first; Morgan Sakulich, second 50 Free - Jordan Bond, first first; Tanner Manzoni, third 25 Back - Gary Weaver, first; 25 Fly - Jordan Bond, first; Stephen Brdaric, third Victoria Spaciano, third 25 Breast - Aidan Chapple, 25 Back - Gabriella Spaciano, first; Cara Mia Cameron, second; Ben Ditty, third 10 & UNDER third 50 Free - Shane Szczecinski, 25 Breast - Brook Martin, first; John Andrews, third first 50 Fly - Bryce Burgit, sec10 & UNDER 100 IM - Emma Thomas, ond; Trent Szczecinski, third 100 Free - Shane Szczecinski, first; Jordan Stefanowicz, second second; John Andrews, third 50 Free - Sydney Bittner, 50 Breast - Logan Stamfirst; Lauren Hurst, third baugh, second; Bryce Burgit, 50 Fly - Sydney Bittner, first; third Kaitlyn VanEtten, second 50 Back - Trent Szczecinski, 50 Back - Melissa Leonard, first; Aiden Peterkin, second first; Madelyn Stuart, third 100 IM - Thomas Doran, sec50 Breast - Kaitlyn VanEtten, ond; Logan Stambaugh, third first; Jordan Stefanowicz, sec12 & UNDER ond 100 IM - Donovan McCall, 100 Free - Melissa Leonard, first; Matthew Duffy, third first; Madelyn Stuart, third 50 Free - Garrett Pall, first; 12 & UNDER Matthew Duffy, third 100 IM - Ava Baur, first; Pey50 Fly - Donovan McCall, ton Ross, second first; Samuel Zondlo, third 50 Free - Ava Baur, first; Me100 Free - Mikail Krochta, linda Ratchford, second first 50 Fly - Annalise Cheshire, 50 Back - Garrett Pall, first; first; Jordyn Miller, second Mikail Krochta, second 50 Back - Abby Zolner, first; 50 Breast - Evan Sabecky, Hunter Kline, second second; Jack Costello, third 50 Breast - Holly Holthaus, 200 Free - Tyler Christian, first; Lindsey Jorda, second first; Evan Sabecky, second 100 Free - Abigail Bartuska, 14 & UNDER first; Emily Burgit, second 200 Free - Tony Caravaggio, 200 Free - Hunter Kline, first first; Julia Sabol, second 50 Free - Thomas Manzoni, 14 & UNDER first 50 Free - Abby Zolner, first; 200 IM - Tyler Manzoni, first Madison Hurst, second 100 Fly - Andrew Herrick, 100 Fly - Madison Hurst, second first 100 Free - Thomas Manzoni, 100 Free - Jordyn Miller, first; Tony Caravaggio, second first; Hannah Thomas, second 100 Back - Andrew Herrick, 100 Back - Annalise Chesh- first ire, first; Peyton Ross, second 100 Breast - Tyler Manzoni, 100 Breast - Madison Feder- first




Lake-Lehman cheerleaders react to video highlights of the 2012 football season.


Sunday, January 20, 2013

Lake-Lehman football players watch a video highlighting the 2012 season.

Celebrating the football season M

embers of the Lake-Lehman High School football team and cheerleading squad reminisced about the 2012 season during the annual football banquet held at Appletree Terrace at Newberry Estate. Senior Dustin Jones received a special award from Coach Gerry Gilsky for rushing for 1,126 yards during the 2012 football season.


Plaques for senior football players wait to be presented at the Lake-Lehman football banquet.

Nominations sought for PSU Wall of Fame Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s Athletic Department has set a March 1 deadline for nominations to the Wall of Fame. Any person can nominate a name for consideration along with supporting information. Nominees from previous inductions are automatically considered each year for a maximum of 10 years. Eligibility requirements include: • Former student-athletes are made eligible for induction five years after completing their athletic eligibility. • Coaches, administrators and other Penn State WilkesBarre employees who served the

school for at least 10 years and/ or made significant contributions to the program. These persons will be eligible five years after leaving the school for any reason. • Others who made truly significant contributions to the athletic program over a prolonged period of time (more than 15 years). • Teams, student-athletes and coaches that have won a national championship are eligible immediately the following year after the championship. • Any coach or administrator who served the school for 25 years or more becomes eligible


Legion baseball sets registrations

Back Mountain American Legion Baseball will conduct registration for the 2013 season from 8 to 8:30 p.m. today, Jan. 20 in the lower level of the Dallas American Legion. Eligible players must reside in either the Dallas or LakeLehman school district and be 13 to 19 years old in 2013.

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curity of district schools. “Since the shootings in Connecticut, I have found it increasingly difficult to send my children to school,” said Barberio, inquir-

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sier said of the boys team, which swept the top three places in seven of eight individual swimming events and the first two in the other. Dallas also finished 1-2 in all three boys relays. Matt Edkins and Dustin Zeiler finished 1-2 in the diving competition for Lake-Lehman. Kieran Sutton was third in the 200 freestyle as the only Black Knight to finish ahead of a Mountaineer in an individual

For more information, contact Tom Evans at 696-3979.

immediately upon retirement. • Former student-athletes who participated in at least one full athletic season and graduated with an associate’s degree from Penn State Wilkes-Barre. • Former student-athletes who participated in two full athletic seasons and also graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University. • Former student-athletes who participated in two full athletic seasons and then went on to receive their bachelor’s degree from another institution. The final selection is done after March 1 by the Wall of Fame selection committee. Saturday, March 16. For more information, contact The Rock Rec Center at 696-2769.

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The Rock Recreation Center is accepting registration applications for the 2013 Upward basketball season. The league is open to girls and boys Pre-K through sixth grade. The final game is set for

travel fastpitch program is still looking for a few qualified players to round out its teams for the upcoming season. Anyone interested is asked to call 840-6433 or email

ing about the feasibility of a trained guard or policeman on school premises. Galicki said both staff and administrators were trained in crisis procedures. He referred to ongoing efforts to implement and improve safety measures, assuring the security of district students. In another matter, the board presented Keystone Adequate

Yearly Progress awards to Wycallis and Dallas Elementary schools. Thomas Traver, principal at Dallas Elementary thanked staff, students, parents and the board for their cooperative effort reflected by the award. The next meeting of the Dallas School Board will be held at 7 p.m. on Feb. 11.

boys swimming event. Lake-Lehman was more competitive in the girls meet. Julia Baur won the 100 breaststroke and the 100 butterfly after taking part in a win in the opening medley relay. Sami Sabol won the 100 backstroke, took second in the 200 individual medley and was on the relay win. Kristen Cope was on the relay win and took second in the 50 freestyle. Brinley Williams won diving while Symantha Sharon was also on the relay win. Fasulka was one of three multiple winners for the Dallas girls.

Kaylin Augustine won the 200 individual medley and was on both Dallas relay wins. Amanda Lopez was also on those relay teams. Nell Adams won the 50 freestyle and was on a winning relay. Lauren Finnegan won the 500 freestyle. Abby Berger and Amanda Schwerdtman were on winning relays. “Our girls are holding their own,” Mosier said. “It doesn’t always show it in the paper, but they are, on my paper, improving and reaching the goals they are setting for themselves. “There’s a nice cohesiveness among the girls this year.”

Senior Dustin Jones, left, receives a special award from Coach Gerry Gilsky for rushing for 1,126 yards during the 2012 football season.

‘Wishes’ allow ill children experiences of hope and joy AsaNewYearbringsajoyfulnew outlook, Make-A-Wish believes wishes do the same for children living with life-threatening medical conditions. For nearly 30 years, the organization has had countless children and parents tell about the positive impact of their wishes. Morethanjustaniceexperience,

a wish allows children to take control, to feel normal and to live in a joyfulmomentthat’sallaboutthem – instead of doctor visits, treatments and medicine. The most common misconception about Make-A-Wish is that it only provides wishes for dying children. On the contrary, Make-A-


Ham supper at Benton UM Church

A ham supper will be held from 4 to 7p.m. on Jan. 26 at the Benton United Methodist Church, Main Street. The menu includes ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, string bean casserole, pickled cabbage, jello salad, pie or cake, iced team, lemonade, hot tea or coffee. Cost is $8.50 for adults and $4.50 for children between the ages of 6 and 12. Children under

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ta-hungry devices which depend on cellular service. Petersohn explained that Misericordia lies in between two cell phone towers and devices used on campus often “pingponged” or switched from one tower to the other while being used. One resident asked why the tower could not be placed on the campus since the university was creating a large demand for services.

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is 9.27 while those living in Wyoming County are assessed at a millage rate of 53.46. Several residents questioned board members about their efforts in reducing costs. Board members replied saying they worked on the budget every week. They cited numerous issues, including the large number of fixed salary costs to the district, the legislated but unfunded cyber school payments the district must make each month

age 5 eat free. Takeouts will be available.

Wish grants wishes to children living with life-threatening medical conditions.Itisbelievedthatawish is an experience that fills children and their families with a feeling of hope and invigorates them with a joy for living. Contact Make-A-Wish at 800676-9474. free.

Spaghetti dinner set for Feb. 23

A spaghetti dinner will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Huntsville United Methodist Church, 2355 A breakfast buffet will be held Huntsville Road, Shavertown. Take-outs will be available from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, from 3 to 6 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Huntsville United Dinner includes spaghetti, Methodist Church, 2355 Huntssalad, dinner roll and beverage. ville Road, Shavertown. Cost is $7.50 for adults and Breakfast includes eggs, home $4.50 for childen age 6 and fries, pancakes, sausage, toast, under. juice, coffee and tea. Cost is $7 To pre-order tickets, call 477for adults while children eat 3748.

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Misericordia President Michael MacDowell answered that question, saying that Misericordia lies in both Dallas Borough and Dallas Township and isn’t zoned as an industrial area in either political entity. He said it would require variances to allow construction of a tower on campus. Council representatives said a booklet created by Verizon which outlines its plan and supports its case for building the tower would be available to interested residents at the borough building. The hearing will continue on Feb. 20 with additional testimony from Verizon. After Verizon has completed its presentation,

residents may present objections to the project. During the regular Council meeting which followed the hearing, Council voted to approve its first ordinance of 2013 which will ban smoking in the borough building and on borough property. The borough will seek applications for a part-time police officer to serve in the Dallas Borough Police Department. The next council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18. The conclusion of the hearing will be held at 6 p.m. on Feb. 20 at Misericordia. The hearing will be followed by another Council meeting at 7:30 p.m.

and the increase in retirement benefits which must be paid. Board Treasurer Andrew Salko praised the cooperation of the school administration, saying the board is working hard to avoid cutting programs such as music and sports as other districts have done. “We’re trying to avoid the easy cuts,” he said. Superintendent James McGovern told the board and assembled residents that the field turf must be replaced. “It’s a liability to the health and welfare of students,” McGovern said of the current field. He said that under current

budgetary restraints, the funds for new turf would have to be raised. He announced a cooperative fundraiser called “A Night of Mayhem” which would involve many of the district’s booster clubs. He said the groups would work together as one and would represent a big step for the district. He said the joint fundraiser would be a “universal effort” and that it would create “positive energy for our district.” At the board meeting, the three elementary campuses were all honored for achieving their AYP (adequate yearly progress) goals in 2010-11 and 20112012.


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classes for cooking healthy vegetables to the participants. Though the students ran around the halls of the school with parachutes on their backs for a drag component and were allowed a dress code pass and a morning shower, the program is for the more serious and dedicated exercise student. But Merissa Konnick found the class gave her “energy and motivation all day long.” “We did something different every day and it was never completely exhausting. So the muscles would be aching one day, but then OK the next day,” she said. Konnick would definitely do Freshman Kimberly Pretko works on a lateral fly press as part of an extreme fitness class at Dallas the class again if she can fit it Senior High School. into her schedule. The program will be offered again in the coming fourth quarter starting in April. Mark Romanowski is one class success story. “His results are very impressive and most of the students showed improvement in some areas,” said Skammer. Children between the culinary experts for the “I gained pounds in muscle ages of 5 and 12 can be- day. mass, I bench press to 245 lbs. They will prepare and come Chef for the Day on now and my endurance went up Sunday, Jan. 27 at the enjoy a dish under the dia lot,” Romanowski said. “My Brown Barn Café, 100 rection of Brown Barn Camuscles were swollen. I was Overbrook Road, Shaver- fé’s owner and head chef tired at first but somehow I was and enjoy other food-retown. able to keep up.” lated activities. For just $15, which inTom Connors says the proParticipants must precludes a $5 gift certificate gram also tries to explain and exregister as space is limitto the Brown Barn Café, plore which exercise programs ed. Call 674-9787. youngsters will become work, which do not and why.

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Mark Romanowski, left, gets advice on building his muscles from Nathan Vario during an extreme fitness class at Dallas Senior High School.



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949 Wyoming Ave. Forty Fort


150 Special Notices ADOPT: Young, childless, married couple offer a secure life and abundant love. Expenses Paid. Jenni & Sean. 1-888-502-8316

FOSTER PARENT(S) NEEDED IMMEDIATELY for teens or sibling groups. Compensation, training, and 24 hour on-call support provided. Please call FRIENDSHIP HOUSE (570) 342-8305 x 2058. Compensation up to $1200.00 per month per child.

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Customer 518 Support/Client Care




ATVs/Dune Buggies



FOUND. Eyeglasses prescription, black wire frames, in Panther’s Field, Pittston. 570-654-1351

415 Autos-Antique & Classic

Very Good Condition! NEW PRICE $1,500. 570-362-3626 Ask for Lee


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112K miles. Blue, 5 speed. Air, power windows/locks, CD/cassette, Keyless entry, sunroof, new battery. Car drives and has current PA inspection. Slight rust on corner of passenger door. Clutch slips on hard acceleration. This is why its thousands less than Blue Book value. $6,500 OBO. Make an offer! Call 570-592-1629

ATV, 110 CC. Brand New Tomahawk Kids Quad. Only $695 takes it away! 570-817-2952 Wilkes-Barre

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Autos under $5000

FORD ’95 F150

4x4. 1 Owner. 91K. 4.9 engine, auto. Runs great. New paint, stake body with metal floor. 570-675-5046. Leave message, will return call.

NOW $3,995

412 Autos for Sale


12,000 miles, auto, front wheel drive, 4 door. $11,800. 570-902-9805


Silver, black interior. 4 door sedan. Power windows and locks, CD. 104k highway miles. Runs excellent. $7200 negotiable. 570-578-9222




518 Customer Support/Client Care

SMALL BUSINESS UNDERWRITER Lackaw Lackaw anna Insurance Insurance Group

seeks an ambitious, self-motivated individual to join our Small Business Underwriting Unit. -Responsibilities include underwriting new and renewal business and providing a wide range of customer services to assigned agents and policyholders. -Interested candidates should have a college degree and/or prior insurance experience. Strong analytical and communication skills are a must with proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite. Company offers a competitive salary, a profit based incentive plan and comprehensive benefit package Send resume to: Lackawanna Insurance Group Human Resources Administrator Suite 600 46 Public Square Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 Email: EOE

1 owner, garage kept, 65k original miles, black with grey leather interior, all original & never seen snow. $7,995. Call 570-237-5119

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SUZUKI ‘01 VS 800 GL INTRUDER Garage kept, no rust, lots of chrome, black with teal green flake. Includes storage jack & 2 helmets. $3600 570-410-1026


Trucks/ SUVs/Vans


18’, automatic, lift gate. GVW 17,000. Unladen weight 9,100. $15,500. 570-760-3226 570-735-4788

457 Wanted to Buy Auto

Building/ Construction/ Skilled Trades


Experienced roofing mechanics wanted for busy, commercial roofing company. Candidates must have extensive experience with one or more of the following roof systems; BUR, EPDM, Torch-Down, Liquid Applied and Slate. Excellent wages. Experienced mechanics will earn $20.00 per hour (more depending on rate jobs) plus benefits. Retirement plan available. Must have a valid PA Driver’s License and reliable transportation. Qualified candidates only should apply in person at the offices of C&D Waterproofing Corp., 300 Papermill Road, Bloomsburg,PA 17815. E.O.E




Part Time Sitter needed in my Forty Fort home from 5am to 8:20am, 3 to 4 (maximum) days per week. Child sleeps until 7:30 am, then needs to eat breakfast, get dressed and be at the bus stop for 8:20. $50/week. 570-231-9106


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair




Accounting/ Finance


Immediate opening for an Accountant whose duties include: Preparing profit/loss statements; monthly entries/closing reports.Prepare/ review budget, revenue, expense, invoices, etc. Compare/analyze financial info to prepare entries to accounts such as GL; Monitor/review reports for accuracy/completeness. Resolve discrepancies; other duties as assigned. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a minimum of 3 years’ experience a must. Insurance or Cost Accounting a plus. Competitive salary and benefit package. Forward resumes to: Human Resources, Medico Industries, 1500 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre PA 18702. EOE



Production/ Operations

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Lakeside Health and Rehabilitation has openings for CNAs, LPNs, RNs on all shifts with creative scheduling options. 245 Old Lake Rd Dallas, PA 18612 (570) 639-1885 E.O.E.

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Operate your own business with potential profits of up to $900.00 _________ per month.

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BUILDING MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR Looking for someone to manage a 70,000 square foot building, including pool. Call Aaron at 570-829-2661

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548 Medical/Health

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 or call 570-655-2100 x115.


Logistics/ Transportation

Company Drivers: Tons of work! Regular Home Time! .45CPM + Excellent benefits! CDL-A/2 yrs exp. req. Contact Roland or Joe 877-704-3081 Here is your chance to get paid for driving your own car. We seek people -regular citizens to go about their normal routine, who would be involved in our automotive advertising program. If interested, email: tyler Purebred Animals? Sell them here with a classified ad! 570-829-7130

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Bowman St. • Chapel St. • Kidder St. Maxwell St. • New Grant St. 186 Daily Papers • 211 Sunday Papers $850 Monthly Profit


Bohac St. • Brook St. • Colonial Acres Lincoln Ave. • Stites St. • Washington Ave. 110 Daily Papers • 123 Sunday Papers $470 Monthly Profit

Motor Route Harveys Lake

Baird St. • First St. • Kunkle Rd. • Lakeside Dr. Marina Dr. • Noxen Rd. • Westoint Ave. 221 Daily Papers • 237 Sunday Papers $1,000 Monthly Profit


Market St. • Railroad St. • Oak St. Nafus St. • Pine St. • Main St. 148 Daily Papers • 141 Sunday Papers • 133 Sunday Dispatch $700 Monthly Profit

Motor Route Exeter/Wyoming

Bunker Hill Rd. • Carverton Rd. • Sunrise Estates Mt. Zion Rd. • Oberdorfer Rd. 180 Daily Papers • 200 Sunday Papers • 35 Sunday Dispatch $900 Monthly Profit Call Rosemary to make an appointment at 570-829-7107


Sunday, January 20, 2013




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Sunday, January 20, 2013






MPG MPG 24 Mos. *Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied


**Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 1/31/13.


Auto., Air, CD, PL, Advance Trac w/Electronic Stability Control, PM, Side Curtains, Sirius Satellite, Tilt Wheel, , Cruise Control, 15” Alum. Wheels, SYNC, Keyless Entry with Keypad




24 Mos. *Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 1/31/13.


, Auto., Speed Control, Dual Zone Auto., Temp Control, 17” Alum. Wheels, CD, Keyless Entry, Rear Spoiler, Electronic Traction Control, 1st & 2nd Row Air Curtains



M O S.

24 Mos. *Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 1/31/13.

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, 2.0L EcoBoost Engine, Tilt Wheel, 18” Alum. Wheels, Pwr. Leather Heated Seats, Side Impact Air Bags, 1st & 2nd Air Curtains, Sirius Satellite Radio, Keyless Entry w/Keypad, SYNC, Rear Spoiler, Rear Camera, Appearance Pkg.

M O S.

*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 1/31/13.


Auto., 3.5L V6, SYNC, Reverse Sensing Sys., CD, Keyless Entry with Keypad, PW, PDL, 18”Alum. Wheels, Anti-Theft Perimeter Alarm, Sirius Satellite Radio,

*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 1/31/13.

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Pwr. Windows, PDL, Air, Advance Trac with Roll Stability Control, CD, Remote Keyless Entry w/Keypad, MyFord, Convenience Group, Auto. Headlamps, Reverse Sensing Sys.

*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 1/31/13.


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*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 1/31/13.


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24 Mos. *Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 1/31/13.



Sunday, January 20, 2013

746 Garage Sales/ Estate Sales/ Flea Markets

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700 MERCHANDISE Antiques & Collectibles

BASEBALL CARDS great for young collector 800 1989 Upper Deck assorted baseball cards $10. NY Yankees 236 cards $5. Boston Red Sox 256 cards $5. 570-3135214 or 313-3859 YEARBOOKS. COUGHLIN (25) 1928-1980, GAR, (22) 1928-2006, MEYERS, (22) 19571981, WYOMING VALLEY WEST, (11) 1970-1992. NANTICOKE, (2) 19711979, PITTSTON, (11) 1967-1981HANOVER (6) 1951-1981 MINT. Prices vary depending on condition. $20-$40 each. Call for further details and additional school editions. 570-825-4721 arthurh302@



DRYER: Like new, kenmore 90 series electric dryer. white. auto moisture sensing-4 fabric settings $250. Kenmore Ultrawash DISHWASHER. beige. ultrawash sensor & quiet guard system. $300. Willing to negotiate if u buy both! 570-266-2300

BUYING ALL US & FOREIGN COINS CURRENCY POSTCARDS STAMPS GOLD & SILVER -TOP DOLLAR for Silver Dollars -TOP DOLLAR for all United States, Canadian & Foreign Coins & Paper Money -Gold Coins greatly needed -Proof & Mint Sets -Wheat Backs & Indian Heads -All Types of Old Coins -Gold & Silver Jewelry & Bullion -Sterling Silver & -Local Postcards

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HERITAGE GALLERIES 52 Carr Ave DALLAS, PA Across from Dallas Agway on Rt. 415

GE CAFE SERIES Brand new, factorysealed C2S9 85SET stainless steel 30” Dual-Fuel Range, $2,300, and CV936 MSS Vent Hood, $800. 25% discount from our purchase price. Full manufacwarranty. turer’s Free delivery from authorized dealer’s warehouse. 570 954-6926.

Furnaces & Heaters


275 gallon indoor oil tanks. Very good condition. Converted to gas. $125. each. Call 570-760-2793

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Free Anytime Pickup 570-301-3602

TIRES. Just in time for winter driving. (2) like new Dunlop, 225/40/R18 M+SP Winter Sport. $50 each negotiable 570-474-5090


Video Game Systems/Games

Wii GAME. Console 2 controllers, 2 nunchucks, 10 dames, drums, 4 guitars loads of accessories, paperwork and books. $175 OBO 570-592-5383

796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise



900 REAL ESTATE FOR SALE 906 Homes for Sale Having trouble paying your mortgage? Falling behind on your payments? You may get mail from people who promise to forestall your foreclosure for a fee in advance. Report them to the Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency. Call 1-877FTC-HELP or click on A message from The Times Leader and the FTC.


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VINYL RECORDS Buying old rock & albums & 45’s. 50’s, 60’s & 70’s 774-535-2268

45 Old Grandview Avenue Move in condition, convenient location 3 bedroom bi- level. Bedrooms all have double closets Large family room with fireplace Large laundry room. All appliances stay. 3 zone gas heating system, new roof, 2 car garage, storage above garage Ceramic tile floors & Berber carpeting. 2 full bathrooms, screened in back porch, backyard patio. 2 large side yards, storage shed Well landscaped. Close to schools & other amenities. $204,000. call Allan 570-690-0440

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1472 S. Hanover St. Well maintained bi-level. This home features 2 bedrooms, 1 3/4 baths, recreation room with propane stove. Walk out to a 3 season porch. Professionally landscaped yard. 1 car garage, storage shed, new appliances, ceiling fans. Close to LCCC. $153,900. Call 570-735-7594 or 570-477-2410

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Apartments/ Unfurnished LUZERNE

222 Schooley Ave. Exeter Accepting applications for 1 bedroom apt. on second floor. Quality apartments for ages 62 and older. Income limits apply. Rent only $465 month. *Utilities Included *Laundry Facilities *On Site Management *Private parking *Elevator CALL FOR APP’T 570-654-5733 Equal Housing Opportunity


Large, newly refurbished, 2 bedroom. 2 baths, kitchen with granite counters. Frontal view of lake. Dock available. $1,200/month + utilities & security. 570-675-5129

KINGSTON 3 bedrooms, 1 bath.

Refrigerator, stove & dishwasher, wash er/dryer hookup. Off street parking, No pets. $700/month, water & sewer paid, security & 1st month’s rent. 570-239-4996

2nd floor. Located in quiet neighborhood. Kitchen, living room, dining room, sunroom, bath, 3 bedrooms; 2 large & 1 small. Lots of closets, built-in linen closet & hutch. Hardwood & carpeted floors. Fireplace. Storage room. Yard. Washer / dryer, stove / fridge. Heat and hot water included. 1 year lease + security. $950 570-283-4370



ManageD soley America Realty. Stunningly remodeled with maple kitchen, all appliances, glass enclosed porch, private entrance with carport, gas fireplace, more. 2 YEAR SAME RENT $750. + utilities. NO PETS /NO SMOKING /EMPLOYMENT/ APPLICATION



2 bedroom, 2nd floor, washer/dryer hook up. Includes heat, water & trash. Absolutely no pets. Security deposit required. $550/ month. 570-592-1393

NANTICOKE 2nd floor, 1 bedroom

non smoking. Water & sewer included. No pets. 1 year lease + references. $380/month + security & utilities. Call 570-735-3719

To place your ad Call Toll Free 1-800-427-8649


Newly renovated 1 bedroom, 2 story apartment. New appliances, washer & dryer included, large fenced yard. No pets. $525/month. Call 570-407-0874


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DALLAS 3 bedroom, 2 bath, modern country kitchen with Corian counters, family room with fireplace, wet bar & walkout to patio, multi-level decks. All appliances included. $217,000. 570-675-0446 evenings.


3 bedroom. Corner lot. Carport & 1 1/2 car garage detached. Gas heat, vinyl siding, 1 1/2 baths. Enclosed side porch. $99,000 570-779-5438 Leave Message.

2nd floor, wall to wall, 3 rooms, $450 + utilities & deposit. No pets. No smoking. 570-335-3157



Apartments/ Furnished


2 bedroom, wall to wall, gas fireplace, electric heat includes stove & refrigerator. $475 + security Pets extra. includes Water sewer & garbage. 570-736-6068


Apartments/ Unfurnished


1 or 2 bedroom , wall to wall carpet, appliances, Lake rights. Off street parking. No pets. Lease, security & references. 570-639-5920

Third Floor. Two bedrooms, kitchen, living room. Refrigerator and stove provided. Heat, water, and sewer included. Nice neighborhood. $625 per month. Lease, first & security deposit, and references required. No pets.



No pets. Rents based on income start at $405 & $440. Handicap Accessible. Equal Housing Opportunity. 570474-5010 TTY711 This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

WEST WYOMING Eighth Street

Beautiful, 2nd floor, 2 bedroom, 1 bath. All appliances, includes washer/ dryer & air conditioning. Non smoker, security & references, off street parking, no pets. $575 + utilities. 954-2972


447 S. Franklin St. 1 bedroom with study, off street parking, laundry facility. Includes heat and hot water, hardwood floors, appliances, Trash removal. $580/mo Call (570)821-5599


Apartments/ Unfurnished

WYOMING floor, spacious


2nd 2 bedroom apartment. refrigerator, stove & dishwasher included, washer/ dryer hook-up, enclosed back porch, water & sewer provided by owner, utilities by tenant. Gas heat, no smoking or pets $695/ month + security deposit & 1st month rent. 570 693-5858

Mayflower Crossing Apartments 570.822.3968 1, 2, 3 & 4 Bedrooms - Light & bright open floor plans - All major appliances included - Pets welcome* - Close to everything - 24 hour emergency maintenance - Short term leases available

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900 Sq. Ft. STORE RETAIL SPACE Will be vacant as of January 1, 2013 200 Spring St. Wilkes-Barre Great for a Barber Shop! Call Michael at 570-239-7213

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area. Brand new remodeled on FIRST FLOOR. $625 + utilities, maple kitchen, appliances, marble aesthetic fireplace, 1 bedroom. 2 YEAR SAME RENT. NO PETS/NO SMOKING/EMPLOYMENT/ APPLICATION.

Half Doubles


2 bedrooms, 1 bath, Totally renovated 8 room apartment. Includes 3 bedrooms & laundry room. Brand new wall to wall carpeting/flooring. Luxury draperies/blinds. Brand new appliances available, if needed. Partially furnished. Large back yard. Exterior & other 1/2 side still under renovation. Close to nearby park, tranquil neighborhood. Pets welcome, no smoking $750/month + utilities & security. Call 570-762-8265


WILKES-BARRE HISTORIC WHEELMAN 439 S. Franklin St. Fabulous 1 bedroom, hardwood floors. A/C, marble bath. Security system. Laundry, off street parking. $600 570-821-5599

PLAINS bedrooms,

3 6 rooms, modern kitchen & bath. No pets. Non-smokers preferred. $550 + utilities & security. 570-822-6292


1st floor, 2 bedrooms, living & dining rooms & kitchen. Refrigerator & gas stove, washer/dryer hookup, off-street parking, no pets. $475/ month + utilities, security & references. Call 570-655-4298

ment, no pets, washer/dryer, $600/ month. Water included. Serious inquiries only. 570-242-3327


Bring in old part with model # and serial #

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AUTO BODY PHONE: (570) 823-2211 FAX: (570) 824-0553






2 bedrooms, 1 bath, Manufactured house. Remodeled, wall to wall, stove, refrigerator, washer/dryer, air, offstreet parking, yard. No pets. $475. Call 570-947-5113


Beautiful 3,000 sq. ft. contemporary, private beach & recreation area. 2 car garage, 3-4 bedrooms, 3+ baths, office space, fireplace, 3 private acres. References, & job verification required. $1400/ month + utilities, 1st & last month + security deposit, lease negotiable. Contact edenpeter@

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81 Loomis Street 3 bedroom, large backyard, washer/dryer hookup, pets okay. Section 8 okay. $775/ month + utilities. References. (570) 417-3299


HARVEYS LAKE 2 bedrooms,


25 Years Experience fixing major appliances: Washers, Dryers, Refrigerators, Dishwashers, Compactors. Most brands. Free phone advice & all work guaranteed. No service charge for visit. 706-6577


Roofing, siding, gutters, insulation, decks, additions, windows, doors, masonry & concrete. Insured & Bonded.

Wilkes-Barre 4 bedroom 1/2 double. Yard, Off Street Parking. Close to schools.

Kingston: 3 bedroom 1/2 double. New Kitchen, yard, close to parks, schools.

bedroom, 1 bath hardwood floors, neutral decor, stained glass window, large kitchen Washer/ dryer hook-up, off street parking. No pets. Reduced $675. month + utilities, security & lease. 570-793-6294

Wyoming: 2 bedroom apt. 1st floor

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Hauling & Trucking

A.S.A.P Hauling Estate Cleanouts, Attics, Cellars, Garages, we’re cheaper than dumpsters!. Free Estimates, Same Day! 570-855-4588

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Own Owner/Operator

Mobile Service Commercial Customers

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Shredder Sales

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Building & Remodeling

1st. Quality Construction Co.

RENTALS: Wilkes-Barre 3 bedroom brick home. Yard, dining room, living room with built in bookcases.

Appliance Service


2 baths, all appliances, hardwood floors, gas fireplace, washer/dryer on premises, single car attached garage. No pets. $975/month + security. Water, sewer & garbage paid. Call 570-855-2687

Thomas & Dorothy Hess Owners



POSSIBLE OPTION TO BUY KINGSTON 143 W. Dorrance PLYMOUTH TWP. 350 Valley View WILKES-BARRE 18 Prospect EXETER 116 Grove St. (570) 970-0650

953 Houses for Rent





953 Houses for Rent

Shawnee Ave. 3 bedrooms, back yard, basement. $550/month + utilities and sewer. 570-357-0712

Kingston: 1 bedroom apt. 2nd floor


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