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CMYK Vol. 121

No. 13


May 15 - 21, 2011





An edition of The Times Leader

‘Greatest generation’ honored at breakfast

Local WWII vets recognized for service By SARAH HITE

Jack Evans, 89, can vividly recall his service in the U.S. military during World War II. Not that he needs any reminding – there have been television programs, movies and books created to document the experiences of his unit, the E Company (“Easy Company”) of the 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment assigned to the 101st Airborne Division of the U.S. Army. He parachuted behind enemy lines in Normandy on June 5,

1942 – the day before United States forces stormed French beaches in what is often considered one of the most important battles in United States military history. Evans, of Trucksville, was one of eight honored at the Back Mountain Ecumenical Men’s Breakfast on May 3 for their service during World War II. Others honored were Willis Ide, George Pyle, Peter Roushey, Peter George, former state Sen. Charles Lemmond and Kenneth Cosgrove. Wally Gosart was also among the honorees but could not attend the breakfast.

The honor was a surprise. The breakfast, a weekly event for the group, was organized to celebrate Mother’s Day with the wives of the approximately 80 men who live throughout the Back Mountain. Representatives from the state House of Representatives and Senate offices, as well as a representative from U.S. Congressman Tom Marino’s office presented certificates to the men to commemorate the service of “the greatest generation.” Before he knew he was being honored, Evans compared the closeness of the Ecumenical



group to the tight-knit way of life he experienced in the military. “We have closeness in fellowship,” he said of the group, of which he’s been a member for a few years. “We’re genuinely conCHARLOTTE BARTIZEK/ FOR THE DALLAS POST cerned about one another.” Ide, 86, was stationed in Stutt- The seven of the eight men honored by the Back Mountain Ecgart, Germany with the U.S. Ar- umenical Breakfast Group for their service in World War II are, my the day the war ended – Sept. from left, Kenneth Cosgrove, former state Sen. Charles Lemmond, See GENERATION, Page 7

Peter George, Peter Roushey, George Pyle, Willis Ide, and Jack Evans. Absent from the breakfast was Wally Gosart.


Student banks on helping animals of SPCA

Company presents gas pipeline plans Solicitor says a recommendation could take ‘months and months.’ By SARAH HITE


Kyla O’Brien, 4, of Dallas, donated over $40 she had saved to the SPCA instead of buying new shoes.



yla O’Brien, 4, is a noble citizen. • She does chores, helps her mother, Jenelle, around the house regularly and tries her best to be nice to her 2-year-old brother Braden. For her good deeds, Kyla gets a few coins in a bucket to save for something her little heart desires. • But a culmination of her good deeds turned into an even greater sacrifice earlier this year. Kyla, of Dallas, gave up a fancy pair of shoes and donated her good deeds money to the SPCA of Luzerne County “for all the animals to have toys and food and everything they need.”

Jenelle said Kyla wanted a new pair of shoes, but not just any old shoes – Sketchers’ Twinkle Toes, the pink, sparkly shoes that light up when the soles touch the ground. But with a price tag of around $40, Jenelle decided to have Kyla earn the money through good behavior and household chore rewards rather than shelling out the cash right away. “My husband says things don’t come easy in life,” said Jenelle. “I

don’t want her to ask for a pair of shoes and get them, but I want something good to come out of what she wants. The reward is in also how she feels (when she does a good deed).” Preschool teacher Becky Kosierowski, of Wyoming, was wrapping up a lesson on pets at the Trucksville Early Childhood Education Center about 10 weeks ago during See CARE, Page 8

Dallas Township Planning Commission members received an introductory presentation Tuesday for Williams Field Services LLC’s land development and subdivision applications for its proposed pipeline project. Residents also attended the meeting, prepared to address safety and location concerns. The proposed 33 ½ mile Springville Gathering Line would tap into the Transco interstate pipeline at a site off Hildebrandt Road, about 1,800 feet from the Dallas School District campus. Michael Dickinson, manager of operations and technical services for Williams, presented an overview of the project, including its estimated 5 ½ miles of pipeline located in Dallas and Franklin townships in Luzerne County. The pipeline would begin near Springville Township in Susquehanna County, weave through Wyoming County to a compressor station near Tunkhannock Township and cross 24 properties in Luzerne County to end at a maintenance and tap site on 2 of 4 acres owned by William and Priscilla Perry. The company withdrew a joint application at the April 12 planning commission meeting for land development and subdivision for a natural gas metering station to measure the gas going into the Transco line. That structure, which would include a communications tower, two 3,000-gallon tanks of mercaptan, various piping and valves and condensate tanks, was planned for the Perry property. Williams’ attorney Shawn Gallagher said the company still plans to pursue its zoning application for special exceptions for the metering station. That hearing will be held May 16. The company could not receive land development approval for the metering station last month because its use was not permitted yet by the zoning hearing board. Planning Commission Solicitor William McCall told residents the purpose of the commission is to ensure the applicant meets all the criteria of the subdivision and land development ordinance, and, if it does, the applicant is entitled to approval. He said the commission votes to make a recommendation to the township supervisors for the project after all the plan details have been analyzed by commission members and various engineers involved in the project. Three commission members were at the meeting, Chairman Jack Dodson, Bob Besecker Jr. and Dan Jones, while two others, See PIPELINE, Page 3

Four-year-old Kyla O’Brien, of Dallas talks about why she decided to donate money to the SPCA that she was saving to buy new shoes. Shown with Kyla is her mom, Jenelle.





Sunday, May 15, 2011


Puzzle answers, Page 11


Dallas Borough 25 Main St., Dallas Council will hold a work session at 7 p.m. in the municipal building. Dallas Township Zoning Hearing Board There will be a zoning hearing at 6:30 p.m. in the Dallas Middle School auditorium for Williams Field Services LLC’s application to build a metering station off Hildebrandt Road. Harveys Lake Borough State Route 415, Harveys Lake Council will hold a work session at 5:30 p.m. and a regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building.

Lake-Lehman School Board Old Route 115, Lehman Township The board will hold a regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the junior/senior high school library. Lehman Township Old Route 115, Lehman Township The board of supervisors will hold a regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the municipal building.


Dallas Borough 25 Main St., Dallas Council will hold a regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building.

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Dallas Township 601 Tunkhannock Hwy. (Route 309), Dallas Township There will be a public hearing at 7 p.m. concerning intermunicipal liquor license transfers. The board of supervisors will hold its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building.

PC DOCTORS OPENS IN SHAVERTOWN PC Doctors has opened its fifth location with an office at 170 N. Memorial Hwy., Shavertown. The business, owned by Bob Carey, offers computer repair and networking, virus removal, computer tune-ups and problem shooting for both residential and business computers. PC Doctors, which is open seven days a week, also offers house call service. Hours at the Shavertown location are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Shown here is Chuck Eckhart, a technician at the Shavertown PC Doctors location.


Back Mountain Community Partnership The partnership will hold a regular meeting at 3 p.m. in the Sandy & Marlene Insalaco Hall at Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas Township.

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Sunday, May 15, 2011

SCHOOL BRIEFS Sem presents big band program

The Wyoming Seminary Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble will present a program of big band music at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17 in the Buckingham Performing Arts Center, North Sprague Avenue, Kingston. The program will feature student soloists and jazz ensembles and is free and open to the public. For more information, call 270-2190.

Lock-In Committee meets

The Dallas High School 2011 Graduation Lock-In Committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 26 in the Dallas High School auditorium.

Sem students present last recital

Wyoming Seminary student musicians will present the annual Farewell/Senior Recital at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 27 in the Great Hall of Wyoming Seminary, 228 Wyoming Ave., just north of Kingston Corners. The students will perform their favorite pieces for the last time as Sem students. The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, call 270-2190.

Volunteers will run through Lock-In

There will also be a mandatory run-through at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31 in the Dallas High School auditorium for all volunteers working the night of the 2011 Dallas High School Lock-In. The Lock-In is an alcoholfree, drug-free, fully chaperoned, all-night party for the graduating class. This year’s Lock-In will be held after graduation on Friday, June 3.

Auction plant tent seeks donations While you’re working in your garden this spring, please consider donating to the plant tent for the Back Mountain Memorial Library Auction. Thinning out perennials? The plant tent committee would love to have your extras. Just call and someone will pick them up. If you are purchasing plants for your garden, why not buy an extra as a donation? If you love gardening, maybe you would like to join the volunteers at the plant booth. It’s a great way to share your knowledge and meet others of like mind. To donate, volunteer or for more information, call Diana at 675-0167 or e-mail

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John Halbing and Charles Kishbaugh, were absent. “The planning commission is an agency of the township – it is not a policy-making agency,” he said. “It does not determine what will be permitted or what will not be permitted in the township.” Besecker made a motion for Williams’ engineering firm, Milnes Engineering Co., and the township engineers and others involved in the project to have an open dialogue. Township Engineer Thomas Doughton said he’ll need time to assemble comments between himself and several engineers and review the analysis before forwarding information to the planning commission. Resident Rob Friedman of Lower Demunds Road requested to include a letter from his attorney, Earl Philips of the Connecticut-based Robinson and Cole law firm, in the meeting minutes. He said the information he requested the day prior to the meeting was inaccurate because it included plans for the metering station. He also said a public notice was not made for the new application and asked that the planning commission “deny the Williams application as incomplete and inconsistent with the plans submitted.” McCall said public meeting notices are not required for the planning commission and it meets on the second Tuesday of the month throughout the year to address whatever matter is on its agenda. Several residents questioned whether the planning commission received accurate plans for review of the project. Dodson also said it is standard procedure for the planning commission to have its first look at applications at a meeting - not beforehand. Several members had an older version of the Williams’ plans, and Zoning Officer Leonard Kozick was able to provide the commission with new documents later in the evening. Resident Duke Barrett asked a question relating to a “hazard radius,” which he described as an equation that would determine “what a safe distance if for some reason that at any given point there would be a blast … from any occupied building.”




UP NEXT The zoning hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m. May 16 in the Dallas Middle School auditorium for Williams’ application for special exceptions to build a metering station off Hildebrandt Road, about 1,800 feet from the Dallas schools. A continuation of the planning commission meeting will be held at 7 p.m. June 14 in the municipal building for Williams’ applications for land development and subdivision of its pipeline project.

David Bradford, a project manager for the Williams proposed pipeline, said the company follows all federal guidelines required for pipeline construction. He said when the pipeline crosses from the Wyoming County border to Luzerne County, the thickness of the pipe increases to accommodate safety regulations for a more populated area. McCall noted that safety and design concerns are usually addressed by the zoning hearing board, not the planning commission. Other residents were able to ask questions of the Williams representatives relating to matters such as the company’s compliance with the township and the location of the proposed pipeline. Resident Wayne Dottor, of Fairground Road, had concerns about the location of the proposed pipeline, as well as its connection to the planned metering station. “What good is a pipeline without a metering station?” he asked. Dickinson said the company will “definitely need to have a way to measure gas in the pipeline.” He said upon withdrawing the land development application for the metering station, the company now has time to search for alternative sites. Dottor also asked why the proposed projects are being planned “600 feet” from his home and the Dallas schools. Dickinson said the area was chosen because it’s “away from high traffic areas, outside of commercially developed areas, undeveloped, (and) away from a lot of high population areas.” Resident Scott Watkins then asked how close the metering station would need to be to effectively measure the gas. “Preferably as close as possible to where the gas changes hands,” said Dickinson, referring to where the Springville Gathering Line would tap into the Transco interstate line. He said the farther away from the transfer site, there would be fewer options to flow additional gas to the interstate line and the

measurement of the gas may be less accurate. Resident Norm Tomchak wanted to learn more about the pressure of the gas located in both the Springville line and the Transco line. Bradford said the maximum operating pressure of the Transco line is 1,200 pounds per square inch (psi) and the Springville line will need to operate at a higher pressure to deliver the gas to the interstate line. He also said the Springville line will have a maximum operating pressure of 1,400 psi. Bradford also answered Tomchak’s second question about where the odorant mercaptan, which gives natural gas its rotten-egg-like smell, would be added. He said it would be added at the metering site and gas flowing through the pipeline in Dallas Township would be odorless. Jane Tolomello, also of Fairground Road, asked why the company is still pursuing its May 16 zoning hearing for the metering station if other sites are being scouted. “That’s a great question,” said Bradford. Chief Gathering LLC is currently involved in a Dallas Township zoning hearing for its application to build a natural gas metering station near the Dallas schools about 500 feet from the proposed Williams site. Proceedings began in February, and more witnesses still need to be called to testify on behalf of the project. It will be continued on May 31. McCall said the receiving a recommendation from the planning commission could take months, as well. If a decision has not been reached in 90 days, the company can either file an extension for the planning commission’s decision or the commission will have to vote on the project at that time. “In the past, matters of major land development programs take months and months because of the detail required in the engineering review and the response of the applicant to the commentary that is generated by the engineers,” he said.

The pipeline would begin near Springville Township in Susquehanna County, weave through Wyoming County to a compressor station near Tunkhannock Township and cross 24 properties in Luzerne County to end at a maintenance and tap site on 2 of 4 acres owned by William and Priscilla Perry.


Leonard Ziolkowski, of Dallas, disposes of his old medication.

Drop-off a success Harveys Lake police collect 28 pounds of unused medication at DEA event.

Leonard Ziolkowski, Dallas, brought in a bag of old prescription drugs to be disposed properly of by Harveys Lake Police Chief Charles Musial at an unused prescription drop-off on Saturday, April 30. The Harveys Lake Police Department collected 28 pounds in its first year participating in the event, which was spearheaded by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration last year. “I thought it was a success,” said Musial. “Participants were


The Back Mountain Regional Emergency Management Agency recently received recognition for its Community Leadership Award from Senator Lisa Baker. The award was received from the Pennsylvania Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS). The Back Mountain Regional Emergency Management Agency is comprised of Dallas Borough, Jackson Township and Lehman Township with each municipality having a Regional Chief representing its community and working together as a partnership during emergencies. From left, are Tim Carroll, Dallas Borough mayor; Atty. Jeffrey solicitor; Harry Vivian, Back Mountain Regional EMA chief; Ray Iwanowski, Lehman Township supervisor; Senator Lisa Baker, Jim Reino, Back Mountain Community Partnership chairman; and John Jay Wilkes Jr., Jackson Township supervisor and Back Mountain Regional EMA deputy chief. Absent at the time of the photo was Jim Welby, Back Mountain Regional EMA assistant chief.

Swapping shovel for mower Too many years in south Florida has thinned my blood and it wasn’t until last week when the temperature stayed in the 60s that the winter parka was put away. The snow shovel found its place in the corner of the cellar along with the bucket of rock salt, only to be replaced with a weed whacker and a bucket of hand trimmers on the front porch. The recent rains must have contained steroids since every blade of grass here in Lehman is growing faster than the price of gasoline. With the current price of gas comes a dilemma. Do you run the riding mower at full throttle as usual, consume three tanks (3 gallons) of fuel and get all the grass cut in about four hours or do you run half throttle, use two tanks of fuel and take six hours? We’re talking almost $16 in fuel per week if you only cut once. Guess the days of the neighbor kid coming by with an old non-motorized push mower


HARP HEFFERNAN to cut your grass for $5 are gone. I can just envision an entrepreneurial youngster with a mower today. Earrings glistening, talking with a lisp due to the stud in his tongue, hat on backwards, tattoos and looking at his feet while talking instead of making eye contact, after having pulled up in his father’s Avalanche with a custom trailer towing a riding mower that has more gadgets than a James Bond car. The mower would have remote control start and no backup pull start cord. Wouldn’t want to get a blister now, would we? Mag wheels, mini Flow Master muffler, custom riding seat with head rest, chrome roll bar and lights underneath. It was almost too much to think about last week so going out to the fly fishing stretch of Bowman’s Creek was looking

better but the Mrs. wanted to get outside and said she’d help with the lawn chores. Who am I to turn down help? I would use the push mower and she could use the zero turn riding mower with the two handles to maneuver. Getting it started, I explained how to push both handles forward to go forward and pull back to reverse. Pull the left one back and right one forward to turn left and right one back and left forward to turn right. I gave it some throttle and told her to practice. She pushed both handles forward, the mower jerked and, after losing her balance, yanked back on the left. I jumped out of the way as she started spinning around like Kevin Harvick doing donuts after winning a race. After the third revolution, she let go of both handles, gave me the “look” and said she would use the push mower. I explained about priming the engine, holding the handle down so it would run and how to use the pull cord. I waited to hear the engine come to life but all I heard was grunting. I turn-

ed to see her trying to pull the cord but not getting anywhere. I went back to see what the problem was and she explained that the pull cord was on the right side and she’s left handed. Wanting to see if this was just an excuse to get out of helping, I had her try the weed whacker and leaf blower with the same result. She just doesn’t have enough strength in her right arm. We managed to get the lawn completed but I had to start every piece of equipment we used. The situation made me think about left-handed people so I decided to check a few of the local lawn equipment places. Stopping at C.H. Waltz Sons, I talked to parts manager Dale Edwards and his mechanic David Stokes. I asked if they had any lawnmowers or other equipment with left-handed pull starts. Neither had seen anything like that but Stokes did say it’s possible to reverse the pull start on a weed whacker to pull with the left hand, although it would be at a bad angle. Explaining my dilemma to parts and sales manager Keith

happy to have a drop off. So many (people) are afraid to have them in their cabinets or to flush them down the drain.” Musial said 25 participants dropped off unused prescription medication, and he said there were no illegal narcotics involved in the event. “There were people that had expired prescriptions for years, and just held onto them because they had no idea what to do with them,” said Musial. “It was relief for them to be able to dispose of the drugs properly.” The event was also held in Kingston Township, which collected about 35 pounds of unused medication.

Williams at Hilbert’s Equipment, I was told he didn’t know of a company that makes gaspowered mowers, blowers or trimmers that start on the lefthand side. I looked into the office for Larry Hilbert and there he was writing away with his left hand. As it turns out Larry is a southpaw who had to train himself to adjust to the right-handed world. Atta girl … The Atta Girl of the Week goes to Tammy Carroll, owner of Back Mountain Floral who has been in business for the past seven years on the Dallas Highway and makes a wide variety of flower arrangements for all occasions. Atta Girl, Tammy, for the beautiful displays you provide to local residents. Harp Heffernan was the associate publisher, outdoor editor and chief photographer of the Sunday Independent, a newspaper that was in his family for 87 years in Wilkes-Barre. You can e-mail him at

Dallas plans road work through June Dallas Borough plans to resurface West Center Hill Road from just above Gerald Avenue to State Route 415 and East Center Hill Road from State Route 415 to Lake Street during the time period of May 23 through mid June as weather permits. Once the street has been resurfaced, the borough will not approve any utility pave cuts (other than for emergencies) for a period of up to five years. Any residents considering the installation of water, gas or other utility repairs or improvements are advised that any and all utility cuts to the roadway will be required to be completed prior to the street resurfacing projects and then prohibited for the five-year moratorium. Residents are asked to call the Dallas Borough Road Department at 674-5362 with any questions pertaining to this road resurfacing project.





OBITUARIES DECESARIS - Donna Marie, 44, of Chase Road, Shavertown died Monday, May 2, 2011, at her home. She was born November 6, 1966, in Wilkes-Barre, earned her baccalaureate degree from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, and was employed by her family’s business, DeCOS II Inc., a computer systems and software consulting firm. She was a member of the Parish of Saint Therese, Shavertown. Surviving are her father, Angelo P. DeCesaris; her brothers, Angelo F., Mark J. and Wayne P.; nine nieces and nephews; six great-nieces and great-nephews; aunts and uncles. Memorial donations to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Dr., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-7901. GEMBERLING - Rose A., 79, of Shavertown, died Monday, May 2, 2011, in the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, where she had been a patient for some time. She was born in Trout Run and was a graduate of Williamsport High School, class of 1949. She was employed at the UFCW Federal Credit Union for a short time. Surviving are her husband, Charles, with whom she celebrated her 61st wedding anniversary on January 22, 2011; daughters, Holly J., Dallas; and Robin Brown, Sayre; sons, Scott, Shavertown; and James M., Lake Silkworth; 10 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; sisters, Mary Eloise Fisher, Montoursville; and Joanne Pennala, Omaha, Neb.; and brother, Hilary Schmouder, Montoursville. Memorial donations to the American Diabetes Association, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18773. HEFFNER - Betty Lou, 80, of Dallas, died Saturday, May 7, 2011. She was born in Johnstown on December 9, 1930, and was a graduate of Huntingdon Area High School, class of 1948. She was a member of the Trucksville United Methodist Church. Surviving are four children, Jeanne Faneck, Shavertown; Cathy Stambaugh, Weedsville; Ron, Shavertown; and Linda Bannon, Hazleton; nine grandchildren; one great-grandson; a brother, R.R. “Butch” Griffith. Memorial donations to the Trucksville United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 40 Knob Hill Rd., Trucksville, PA, 18708. KIECZKAJLO - Cathy L., 62, of Dallas, died Sunday, May 1, 2011, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. She was born in Luzerne, graduated from Luzerne High School and Brooklyn Methodist Hospital of Nursing as an RN. She recently retired from the VA Medical Center after 36 years of service as Chief of Geriatrics and extended care services. She was a life member of Harmony Chapter 58, Order of the Eastern Star. She served as Worthy Matron, as well as District Deputy Grand Matron, and Grand Chaplain. Surviving are her mother, Lorraine Evans Welch, Luzerne; her husband, Eugene J. Kieczkajlo, to whom she was married 41 years; daughters, Karyn L. Newell, Norristown; and Carrie Kieczkajlo-Sission, Harveys Lake; brothers, Dean Welch and Corey Welch, Larksville; a grandchild, aunts, great-nephew and great niece. Memorial donations to V.A. Medical Center Voluntary Services, 111 East End Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18711. KING - Donald H., 88, Cole’s Creek Road, Benton, died Saturday, April 30, 2011, at the Bonham Nursing Center, Stillwater, under the care of the Columbia Montour Home Hospice, after a lengthy illness. He was born on October 10, 1922, in Lake Township, was a 1940 graduate of the former Lake Township High School and received his BS degree from Bloomsburg State Teachers College in 1950. He was employed as an underwriter for the Bendix Corp.,

Tunkhannock, for 20 years before becoming a self-employed contractor in 1975, retiring in 1988. He then served as Benton borough secretary for four years, retiring again in 1992. He served as an auditor in both Lake and Sugarloaf Townships. He also served on the Columbia County Planning Commission for 15 years. He was a member of the Benton Christian Church, Oriental Lodge 460, F & AM, and the former Benton Lodge 667 F & AM, for over 25 years, and also the Northern Columbia Community Cultural Center, and a charter member of the Benton Rodeo Association, serving as secretary for many years. He was a charter member of the Benton Lions Club and was its first president, also serving as secretary for many years, on various committees, and as a district officer. He was also rewarded the Melvin Jones Fellow Award by Lions International in recognition of his dedication to Lions. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and was a member of the American Legion, Wilkes-Barre. Surviving are his wife, the former Barbara R. McNinch, with whom he celebrated his 35th wedding anniversary on June 14, 2010; two sons, Donald L., Harveys Lake; and Kenneth M., Haltom City, Texas; three stepdaughters, Susan E. “Soozie” Hummel, Port Orchard, Wash.; Kay Hummel Wright, Lancaster; and Kathy Hummel, at home; three grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren, one great-grandson, nine step-great-grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Wadas, Shavertown; three brothers, Richard E., Harding; Lyle K., Dallas; and E. Theodore, Centermoreland. Memorial donations to Columbia Montour Home Hospice, 410 Glenn Ave., Bloomsburg, PA 17815, or to the Benton Lions Club, P.O. Box 193, Benton, PA 17814. KOZLOWSKI - Eugene L. Jr., 45, of Shavertown (Jackson Township), died Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township. He was born May 5, 1965, in Nanticoke, and graduated from Lake-Lehman High School in 1983. He was employed by Travelocity, Hanover Township, for the last five years. Surviving are his parents, Eugene and Ada Rule Kozlowski Sr., Jackson Township; his wife, Holly, whom he married on August 7, 1992; his daughter, Hayley; a sister, Melissa; one nephew. Memorial donations to the SPCA of Luzerne County, 524 E. Main St., Fox Hill Road, WilkesBarre, PA 18702; or the Make-AWish Foundation of Greater Pennsylvania, The Gulf Tower, 707 Grant St., 37th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1916.

LANDMESSER - Wendy, 69, of Shavertown, died Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at the Hospice VNA Unit at Heritage House. She was born June 12, 1941, and graduated from Wyoming High School, where she was class valedictorian. She continued her education at Susquehanna University and Wilkes College where she attained dean’s list honors for all semesters. She was employed by the Wyoming National Bank and General Motors Acceptance Corporation in executive positions. For 19 years, she owned and operated L&W Associates, a jewelry distribution business. For 10 years prior to retirement, she was the office manager for Dr. Watkins and Medura Dental Center. Surviving are her husband of 32 years, Barry; brother, Dr. William E. Watkins; a niece and a nephew; a grand niece and two grandnephews. Memorial donations to the S.P.C.A. of Luzerne County, 524 E. Main St., Fox Hill Road, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

continued to work side by side, enabling the company to be introduced to the third generation of the Shelley family in 1985. In 2002, the company ceased operations. Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Karen Faux Shelley; daughter, Beverly; two grandchildren; brother, Eugene, Baltimore, Md.; nieces; nephews, and cousins. Memorial donations to a Hospice Care Center of the donor’s choice. SOKOLOSKI - Dorothy, 84, of Dallas, died Monday, May 2, 2011, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. She was born February 20, 1927, in Swoyersville. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by the Rex Shoe Co. and also worked in the garment industry. Surviving are her husband of 65 years, Fred Sokoloski; daughter, Dorothy Ann Repko, Swoyersville; son, Fred, Kingston; brother, Fred, Noxen; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

STRENFEL - Angeline G., 89, of Lake Silkworth, died Saturday, April 30, 2011, at her home. She was born on November 5, 1921, in Luzerne, had resided at Lake Silkworth her entire life, and was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Surviving are her daughters, Angie, with whom she resided; Shirley Watkins, Chino Hills, Calif.; Janet Rossi, Hunlock Creek; sons, Edward, Hanover Township; and David, Sweet Valley; six grandsons; two greatgrandsons; nieces and nephews. Memorial donations to Hospice Community Care, 601 PERUGINO - Vittoria “Victo- Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA ria” Perugino, 98, of Dallas, died 18704. Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at her YOUNGBLOOD - Joseph T., home. She was born in Norwood, 82, of Shavertown, died ThursMass., on April 23, 1913, and day, May 5, 2011, at his home. He was bon in Kingston, was a won a blue ribbon for her spaghetti sauce at Pocono Downs. graduate of Kingston High Surviving are her children, School, class of 1946 and was a Betty Levitsky, Dallas; Joe, U.S. Army veteran serving durKingston; and Sara Kinch, Endi- ing the Korean War. Employed by Bell Telephone cott, N.Y.; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces and for 37 years, he worked as a construction foreman and retired in nephews. 1985 as an outside plant engiSHELLEY - Douglas Arthur, neer. 68, a former resident of Harveys He served on the board of diLake, died Saturday, April 30, rectors of DAMA for more than 2011, at his home in Zephyrhills, 30 years. He was a lifetime memFla., after a lengthy battle with ber of the Shavertown Fire Co., a lung cancer. member of Kingston Township He was born November 15, Ambulance Association and St. 1942, attended Westmoreland Conrad’s Young Men’s AssociHigh School, Shavertown, and ation, Wilkes-Barre. graduated from Wilkes-Barre He was a member of St. ThereBusiness School, Wilkes-Barre. se’s Church, Shavertown, and its He belonged to the National Holy Name Society. Guard 109th Artillery from 1964 Surviving are his wife, the forthrough 1970. His father, Arthur, mer Ruth Cadden, with whom built a coast-to-coast tractor- he shared 60 years of marriage trailer business in 1968, Arthur as of May 5, 2011; sons, Robert J., Shelley Inc., Dallas. Arthur, his Hanover Township; William J., brother, Eugene, and Douglas Dallas; Joseph C. and James J., operated the business side by both of Shavertown; and Paul J., side until the death of Arthur, in Plains Township; six grandchil1980. dren, six great-grandchildren, Douglas and Eugene Shelley nieces and nephews. NICHOLAS - Harry “Nick” Nichols Sr., 73, of Lehman Township, died Friday, May 6, 2011, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. He was born October 3, 1937, in Wilkes-Barre. Surviving are his wife, the former Nancy Andress; children, Susan Croop, of Nanticoke; Shari Baker, of Sweet Valley; Harry Jr., at home; and Jason, of Pringle; 12 grandchildren; one greatgranddaughter; brother, Elling, of Lehman Township; and a sister, Sylvia Vanderlick of Berwick.

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Mrs. Ruth Gramps, president of the Irem Women’s Auxiliary, honored past presidents at the club’s April meeting at the Irem Country Club in Dallas. Each past president was recognized and presented with a gift. Past presidents are, from left, first row, Carol Belmont, Marie Mishkiel, Jane Bauman, Sybil Burkel, Helen Fink, Hope Beisel, Marian Walp, Effie Metcalf. Second row, Sueannne Moses, Bernice West, Ruth Gramps, Joan Ball and Jean Emannuel


At a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Dallas, Rotarian Ann Marie Konek was presented with a Paul Harris Fellow Award, the highest honor bestowed on a Rotarian for Service Above Self. Konek has been a Rotarian with the Dallas Rotary Club for five years, but has helped with service projects for several years before joining the club. Rotarian and club secretary Randy Loyd, left, presented the award. Konek is the 51st recipient of this award during the club’s 84-year history of service in the Back Mountain.


Gail Aideuis, left, of Kingston and Ramah Hackett, of Shavertown display a piece of original artwork donated by Leigh Pawling for the Alzheimer’s Association Annual Art & Music Brunch, “An Affair to Remember,” slated for 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 22 at Fox Hill Country Club. For additional information or reservations, call 822-9915.


Digital photo contest announced accommodations at Hillard House B&B. Third prize: Overnight stay at the Extended Stay Deluxe, four passes to Sno Cove Waterpark, $25 Domino’s gift certificate, four Arts Universe t-shirts and a Mohegan Sun umbrella. Fourth prize: Overnight stay at the Sign of the Rose Bed and Breakfast and a trail ride for two at Deer Path Riding Stables Four Honorable Mention awards: Christian Audigier tote bag, Sunday brunch for two at the Best Western East Mountain Inn, Lion Brewery gift basket, Mohegan Sun tote bag and blanket and an Arts Universe t-shirt. Photographs will be chosen for inclusion in the Luzerne County Convention and Visitors Bureau promotional material to include, but not limited to, printed brochures, web and email. All photos become property of the Luzerne County Convention and Visitors Bureau to reproduce, distribute and create derivative works of the entries in any media. For complete photo contest rules, go to To enter photo(s), go to and complete the entry form with the required information, photo(s) description and photo (s).

Bingo planned

The Northmoreland Township Volunteer Fire Company of Little Theatre is accepting Centermoreland will hold an all submissions for production day bingo today, May 15. staff for Stephen Sondheim’s For more information and “Into the Woods” to open its 89th season. A director, musical reservations, contact Jim at director, technical director and 333-4906. costumer are being sought. Those interested are asked to Support group meets The Dallas Alzheimer’s Supsend their letter of intent together with a resume to: Hollie port Group will meet from 11 Major, artistic director, at artis- a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, May tic Applica- 16 in the board room of the Meadows Nursing and Rehabiltions must be received by miditation Center, 55 Center Hill night today, May 15. Production dates are Septem- Rd., Dallas. For information, call 675ber 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18. 8600. For more information, call 823-1875.

Jackson Township fund drive underway

Auditions scheduled

Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department’s 2011 Annual Fund Drive is underway. Members of the department thank all those who have already donated. Reminder letters are in the mail for those who have yet to donate this year. Jackson Township residents who have new street addresses are requested to put their new address on their mailbox or someplace visible from the road. They are also requested to remove old numbers.

The Music Box Repertory Company will hold auditions for its 30th Anniversary Revue, a Broadway revue- type celebration of songs from past, present and future shows at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17 and Wednesday, May 18 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. All those ages 14 and over are welcome to audition and are asked to bring sheet music of a song of their choice. An accompanist will be provided. Performance dates are June 16-19 and 23-26. Call 283-2195 for additional information.

‘The Wedding Singer’ comes to Music Box

Benefit spaghetti supper planned

The Music Box Repertory Company presents the regional premiere of the new musical, “The Wedding Singer,” based on the Adam Sandler movie today, May 15 and 19-22 at the Music Box Dinner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays. A buffet dinner is served 90 minutes before curtain. For information and reservations, call 283-2195.

The Northmoreland Township Volunteer Fire Company will sponsor a benefit spaghetti supper from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 19 at the fire company, 1618 Demunds Rd., Centermoreland. The menu consists of spaghetti, salad, bread and dessert. Donation is $7 for eat-in or take-out dinners. Proceeds will benefit Mary Anne Warner, a former fire company volunteer, who has undergone several operations in

the past two years. For more information, call Jim Gilpin at 333-4906.

Rain program set

A free program entitled “Rain Barrels and Rain Gardens” will be presented at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, at the Back Mountain Memorial Library, Huntsville Road, Dallas. For more information, call 675-1182.

ESL classes offered

The Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre will offer a series of free classes for English as a Second Language learners at a beginning level from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, May 19 and June 2 and 9. For more information or to register, call 821-1959.

‘Thumbelina’ comes to Back Mountain Library

Theater on the Auction Block features the Take the Stage Players presenting “Thumbelina” at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21 on the lawn of the Back Mountain Memorial Library, Huntsville Road, Dallas. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 10 years of age and under with all proceeds benefiting the library. For more information, call Take the Stage at 690-5439.

Hardwood Assn. plans membership picnic

The Northern Tier Hardwood Association will hold a spring membership picnic at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 at Lazy Brook Park, Tunkhannock. A free meal of pulled barbecue pork and fried chicken will be offered. Sundance will

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Auction seeks volunteers, donations Several tents for the Back Mountain Memorial Library Auction are still seeking donations. The Jewelry tent is in need of jewelry of all kinds, including broken jewelry, jewelry boxes, cuff links, dresser sets, prom and bridal accessories and designer bags. Cottage Keepers is asking for donations of small furniture and kitchen sets, umbrella stands, shelves, pictures and lamps. Attic Treasures needs primitives, old hand tools, world globes, old hats, trunks, sheet music and small record players. Nearly Olde is asking for donations of quilts, pottery, old kitch-

en gadgets, Pyrex and Corningware, sets of china and flatware, silver and crystal. The basket tent needs baskets in good condition and seashore collectibles. All donations may be taken to the Back Mountain Memorial Library on Huntsville Road, Dallas, clearly marked with the name of the tent. Volunteers are also need to work at these tents during the auction and during set up and tear down. Anyone interested in participating in this four-day event is asked to call the library at 6751182.


MOMENTS IN TIME The History Channel

• On May 23, 1701, at London’s Execution Dock, British privateer William Kidd, popularly known as Captain Kidd, is hanged for five charges of piracy and one charge of murdering a crewman. A colorful Kidd legend included reports of lost buried treasure that fortune seekers have pursued for centuries. • On May 24, 1883, after 14 years and 27 deaths while being constructed, the Brooklyn Bridge in New York is opened, the largest suspension bridge ever built to that date. • On May 27, 1894, Dashiell Hammett, author of “The Maltese Falcon,” is born in Maryland. He worked as a Pinkerton detective for eight years and turned his experiences into fiction. The novel was filmed three times: once in 1931; again in 1936 under the title "Satan Met a Lady," starring Bette Davis; and finally in 1941, starring Humphrey Bogart. • On May 26, 1927, the final and 15 millionth Model T Ford rolls out of the factory, on the official last day of production. Introduced in October 1908, the Model T - also known as the “Tin Lizzie” - got about 13 to 21 miles per gallon of gasoline and could travel up to 45 mph. • On May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay, a Sherpa of Nepal, become the first explorers to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the highest point on earth. At 29,035 feet above sea level, the low-oxygen summit of Everest reaches twothirds of the way through the air of earth’s atmosphere - at about the cruising altitude of jet airliners. • On May 25, 1977, George Lucas’ blockbuster movie “Star Wars” opens in American theaters. With its groundbreaking special effects, "Star Wars" was soon a bona-fide pop culture phenomenon, spawning five more feature films, five TV series and an entire industry’s worth of comic books, toys and video games. • On May 28, 1983, Irene Cara’s song “Flashdance (What a Feeling)”, from the “Flashdance” movie soundtrack, goes to the top of the U.S. pop charts. The song helped propel the relatively low-budget film to the No. 3 spot on the total box-office revenue list for the year.

STRANGE BUT TRUE • It was British author Douglas Adams, best known for his “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” novels, who made the following sage observation: “Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.” • In the African nation of Sudan, a traditional wedding includes a ceremony known as “sungkem,” in which the bride and groom kiss the knees of their parents. • “Casablanca,” starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, is one of the most beloved movies of all time, frequently being listed at or near the top of lists of the best films ever made. However, shortly after its release in November 1942, The New Yorker rated it only “pretty tolerable.” • Connoisseurs of frog legs claim that you should leave the toes on when frying - they’re good for picking your teeth after eating. • The deepest hole ever drilled by humans reached a whopping depth of 7.62 miles. The project, known as the Kola Superdeep Borehole, was undertaken in Russia for the purpose of scientific research. • At any given time, about two-thirds of the earth’s surface is covered by clouds. • American author, abolitionist, naturalist, historian and philosopher Henry David Thoreau died on May 6, 1862, of complications of tuberculosis. Those who were with him during his final moments say his last words were “moose” and “Indian.” • The tiny nation of San Marino, which is entirely encircled by Italy, is the world’s oldest surviving sovereign state and constitutional republic. It was founded by a stonecutter in the year 301, and the constitution was enacted in 1600 - the world’s oldest still in effect. ••• Thought for the day: “There’s no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn’t tell you about it?” -— Kin Hubbard

Pat Giordano took this photo recently on Clearwater Beach, FL. Whatever the man has in his cup is a definite attraction for these hungry swarming seagulls.

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This month was a time of celebration for Troop 232 Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, which held its spring Court of Honor at which three scouts received the rank of Eagle Scout. Nicholas Manorek, David Williames and David Wojciechowski all received scouting’s highest rank. The 1991 Dallas Junior/Senior Prom was held last Friday night at the “New” Genetti Hotel and Convention Center in WilkesONLY Barre. A YESTERDAY Mocktail Hour was held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. with a buffet dinner immediately following. Music was provided by the electric Wire DJ’s. The 1991 Prom Queen and her court are: Jamie Maniskas, prom queen, Megan Moran, 1st runner-up, Amy Shelley, 2nd runner-up, Sue Richardson, 3rd runnerup, and Kelly Cleary, 4th runner-up.


Members of Girl Scout Troop 624 entertained their mothers at a Mother-Daughter Tea last week at the Dallas United Methodist Church. Girls who entertained their mothers are: Jean Dewey, Tracy Hunter, Heather Lutz, Michelle Moreck, Judy Nulton, Rachel Schall, Stacy McCuen, Dodie

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Dodson, Michele Price, Tanya Dobranski, Holly Bachman, Heidi Newell, Ann McGuire, Colleen Jordan, Barbara McGuire, Juliana Koo, Kathy Higgins and Laura Dover. The Trucksville P.T.O. held installation of officers at the organization’s recent meeting. Samuel Barbose, principal, installed the following: Debbie Kaleta, president; Ann Brinola, vice president; Rose Mary Evans, secretary; and Clare McGovern, treasurer.


Troop 132 attended a campout at Schooley’s Field, Shavertown, over the weekend. The boys worked on merit badges, advance class, forestry, camping, cooking, signaling, knot tying, first aid, compass and map reading. Boys attending the campout were Reed Richardson, Jack Thompson, Dave Thompson, Mark Hozempa, Kevin Harter, Bret Hunter, Dennis Dunham, Chuck Hann, Eddie Hann, John Griffith, Wayne Goode, Jim Kanarr and Ronnie Vanderhook. The Boy Scouts of Troop 281, Dallas United Methodist Church, recently contributed to project SOAR by splitting up into groups to pick up trash from the roads and highways in the Dallas area. Participants included Tom Howard, Dave Casselberry, Brian Jacobson, Glen Kozemchak and Gregg Cook.

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will sponsor a dance, “New Orleans Candle Light” May 13. Mrs. Thomas Reese is chairman, Mrs. Francis Barry, co chairman. Committee chairmen are Mrs. Robert Brown, publicity, Mrs. Elmer Williams, decorations, Mrs. Joseph Chipola, reservations. Den 4, Cub Pack 281 of Dallas Methodist Church, enjoyed an air adventure field trip to the Smith Flying School, Forty Fort, and the Avoca airport recently with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Fitch. Members of the troop, all future pilots now, are Gary Garris, Howard Garris, J. Richards, Jeff Richards, Craig Churry, Charles Baker and David Fitch.


Members of the newly organized Hi-Y club of Kingston Township High School were inducted into the national Hi-Y organization on Thursday evening. The candlelight ceremony was in charge of Dallas Township Hi-Y induction team. Team members were Roy Tyron, president; Mike Lewis, vice president; Leonard Kozick, secretary; Robert Lewis, treasurer; and Donald Eckerd, chaplain. Lake Township High School elected Treva Traver 1951 May Queen by a general election of student body and teachers. Miss Traver, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Traver, Noxen, has been a tuition student to Lake school since her freshman 50 YEARS AGO Dallas Junior Woman’s Club year. Treva, enrolled in the

Homemaking Course, has taken a leading part in the work of Future Homemakers of America, having obtained the position of First Vice-President of the State F.H.A.


Howard Crosby was chosen president and John Sidler vice president of the Lehman Parent-Teacher Association at the last meeting of the year held in the High School. Other officers chosen: secretary, Miss Jean Bogart; treasurer, P.H. Parks; ways and means chairman, Donald Dodson; program chairman, Clyde Cooper; publicity chairman, Miss Ethel Woodward; hospitality chairman, Mrs. Albert Agnew; survey chairman, Mrs. Jennie Buffington; research chairman, Walter Chamberlain. Dallas may have a new Federal Postoffice building – architecturally and physically suitable to a prosperous expanding residential community – if efforts to have such a building placed in the federal budget are successful. It is reported on highest local authority that Congressman J. Harold Flannery is heartily back of a movement to have a new postoffice building for Dallas placed on the list for new construction. Information for “Only Yesterday” is taken from past issues of The Dallas Post which is 122 years old. The information is printed here exactly as it appeared in the newspaper years ago.


“I’m a really good athlete and I do archery.” Carol Mosier Hunlock Creek

“I’m a big parent volunteer for my three children.” Holly Klein Lake Twp.

“I try to be a great mom, always available to my three kids, who are girls.” Therese Brdaric Shavertown

“My personality, my outgoingness and I’m very loud.” Dylan Dunn Harveys Lake

“Playing right baseball for my high school baseball team.” Brett Miller Harding

“I support family, get along with everybody and hate bullying.” Allan Davies Lehman


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Carol and Peter Roushey, of Shavertown, make their way through the buffet line.

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Prom-goers had the opportunity to take chances on raffle baskets.

Debbie Beynon, of Courtdale, and Adrienne Mullery, of Kingston.

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Sandy Eranco, Sarah Ivanitch, Erica Platukus, Jackie Nowakowski, Debbie Mozal and Sherry Mercavitch wait to have their picture taken at the first-ever Mom Prom held to bring awareness to suicide prevention.


he first-ever “Mom Prom” at Irem Temple Country Club offered fun while raising funds for the

American Foundation for the Prevention of Suicide. Held April 29 and coordinated by Barb Mikielski,

of Lake Township, the women-only event featured a disc jockey, photographer, cardboard cutout dates, cash bar, hors

d’oeuvres, a prom queen drawing and raffles, including gift certificates, gift baskets a handmade quilt and more.

2, 1945. He said his unit was set up on top of a ridge to track German soldiers. “We didn’t even know the war had ended,” said Ide, of Sweet Valley. “We got word and saw that the Germans were marching in towards us. We had to tear down and get off in a hurry, and I ended up (hurting) myself and spending time in a hospital in France before I came home.” After his mission in Germany, Ide was supposed to serve time in the Pacific Theater. “I’m glad it was over,” he said. Gene Kelleher, of Dallas, co-founder of the Back Mountain Men’s EcumeniHONOREES cal Group, wanted the trib• Kenneth Cosgrove ute to be a surprise. • Jack Evans “Ninety percent of the • Peter George men are veterans,” said Kel• Wally Gosart leher. “We wanted to honor • Willis Ide the World War II veterans, • Former state Sen. Charles Lemmond and we missed one.” • George Pyle Leonard Kepner Gott• Peter Roushey shalk, 84, passed away on • William Wentz January 25. Gottshalk was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving on the U.S.S. Gherardi. The ship served as a fire support area during the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, and also participated in invasions in southern France and in Okinawa, Japan. “I was gathering information, then something would come up,” said Kelleher of planning the event. “Then Kep passed away, and I said, ‘We’ve got to do this.’” During the event, Kelleher and three other group members - Ted Rebennack, Jim Morpeth and Ray Patsko – who form the barbershop quartet Three Friends and a Baritone, performed a medley of U.S. military songs. The men asked veterans to stand when the group sang about the faction of the military with which they served. The group sang “The Army Goes Rolling Along,” for Army veterans, “Marines’ Hymn” for former Marines, “Anchors Aweigh” for those who served in the Navy and “The U.S. Air Force” for Air Force veterans. “I had to take a break from singing because some of the guys are getting up in age and they stood up,” said Kelleher. “When I think of the sacrifices that many have made – sacrifices that could have led to the ultimate sacrifice – I get emotional.” Another breakfast group member, William Wentz, was recognized for his service during the event. Bob Deeble, co-founder of the group, said Wentz did not complete forms prior to the ceremony indicating that he was a World War II veteran, but later received certificates for his efforts.



Commencement ceremonies at Penn State Wilkes-Barre were held on May 14 with 103 students receiving degrees. Back Mountain residents among those graduates include:

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Associate in Surveying Technology: Patrick R. Chocallo, Sweet Valley; Shaun M. Quick, Sweet Valley; Kristine J. Strong, Dallas Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice: Brian Bunney, Tunkhannock; Sean M. McMahon, Shavertown; Elizabeth Sukaloski, Dallas Bachelor of Science in Business: Brian R. Feleccia, Shavertown; Amanda E. Gongleski, Dallas; Rebekah L. Nulton, Dallas; Jason H. Yu, Shavertown Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology: Daniel A. Dymond, Tunkhannock; Andrew Kempinski, Dallas Bachelor of Arts in English: Anna M. Miller, Shavertown Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences and Technology: Michael E. Dubil III, Shavertown; Karen J. Hynes, Dallas; Bernard D. Montigney, Jr., Hunlock Creek; Michael D. Pelleschi, Dallas; In addition, several students from other campuses elected to participate in Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s commencement exercises: Bachelor of Science in Biology: Amanda Touey, Dallas Bachelor of Arts in Journalism: Jessica Spencer, Tunkhannock Bachelor of Science in Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences: Mia Esopi, Dallas Several students will graduate with honors of distinction: Distinction: Mia Esopi, Dallas; Karen J. Hynes, Dallas; Michael D. Pelleschi, Dallas

Karli Doran and Alesha Martin enjoy their roles as greeters.

The High Tea is always a wellattended affair.

Emily Davis, of Hunlock Creek, waits for the party to begin.

LLF holds fourth annual tea

The Lake-Lehman Foundation Fourth Annual High Tea was held on April 16 at the Hayfield House on the Penn State Wilkes-Barre campus in Lehman. About 70 guests were able to sample several different types of tea, including Earl Grey and various herbal teas, as well as sandwiches and homemade desserts. Entertainment was provided by 2007 Lake-Lehman graduate Mike Dougherty and a gift basket raffle was also held. The recipient of this year’s $1,000 Lake-Lehman Foundation Scholarship was Pauline Rose. She and seven of her family members were invited to the event, where representatives of the foundation formally presented the scholarship. Other scholarship recipients were Brittany Adams, who received the Constance Petroski Krupinski ’51 Scholarship in the amount of $275; and Kristopher Carter, who received the Nicholas Drahus Jr. Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $250. The event had a host of local sponsors, including Absolute Computer Services, American Upholstery, Back Mountain Candle, Connor’s Grillroom, Curves Fitness, Dave’s Catering & Smoked Meats, Dunkin Do-

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nuts, Evans & Daniels, Inc., Grotto Pizza, Kimberly’s Floral, Lake-Lehman School District, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Mary’s Kreative Touch & Bridal Trinkets, Metro Bar & Grill, Misericordia University, Musician Mike Dougherty ’07, Overbrook Pub & Grille, Penn State WilkesBarre, Salon Nou Veau, Sue Hand’s Artistry, Thomas’ Family Markets, Valet Garment Care and Weis Markets. The Lake-Lehman Foundation is a non-profit, tax exempt organization founded in 1995

and officially re-established in 2008. The foundation raises and allocates funds to enhance the Lake-Lehman School District and community through educational programs, extracurricular programs, and community services, according to the organization’s website. For more information about the Lake-Lehman Foundation, call 255-2906 or e-mail to inquire about volunteering, internships, meetings and events.


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TUMC opens Election Day Café Nancy Palumbo, of Larksville, and Debby Higgins, of Dallas, find the right sandwich and dessert at the High Tea.

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Students counted coins to be donated to the SPCA, and Kosierowski tried to explain why the organization needed the funds. “I told them the animals need help, but it’s difficult to explain it on their terms and their level,” she said. Kyla got it – with just about 10 coins in her good deeds bucket, she told her mother that, rather than buy the expensive, cool new


kicks, she’d rather give the money to the animals that need it more. Others joined Kyla on her mission to help the animal shelter. Family, friends and classmates all donated towards the cause, and Kyla was able to raise the amount of money to pay for the shoes – about $42 – to give to the SPCA. Her generosity was rewarded, as well. Jenelle and her husband,

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Chris, decided to buy Kyla a pair of Twinkle Toes because of her selflessness. “I didn’t want my shoes, but I’m lucky my mom and dad got them for me,” the youngster said. “I wanted to donate the money so (the animals) could be happy, and they could do good deeds for people.” Kyla’s compassion stands out in the four years Kosierowski has been teaching at the Trucksville

Early Childhood Education Center. “It’s amazing, and it’s nice to hear,” the teacher said. “A lot of children don’t think of other people. Especially at this age, you don’t see a lot of kids as altruistic.” Kyla hopes to have a “big dog” of her own one day, but she doesn’t even have any pets of her own at home. “I just have a brother,” she said.


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Wilkes chosen for PSATS’ committee M Christo Huntington plays a Beatles selection with his brother and some eighth-grade friends during the tribute.

Joe Lohin plays a base violin to accompany a vocal presentation during a musical tribute to his deceased wife, Ann Lohin.

A show to REMEMBER

embers of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors have elected John “Jay” Wilkes Jr., chairman of the board of supervisors and roadmaster for Jackson Township, to a first three-year term on the association’s Executive Committee.

The election took place during PSATS’ 89th Annual Educational Conference and Trade Show held April 17-20 in Hershey. This is the largest municipal event of its kind in the state with close to 4,000 attendees. The seven-member Executive Committee and the association’s five officers make up the 12-member Executive Board, which is responsible for managing the affairs of the state association. The board meets frequently throughout the year to oversee association business and plan new projects that will benefit member townships. Wilkes is a member of the association’s Grassroots Lobbying Network, which addresses legislative issues that affect ev-

ery Pennsylvanian who lives in a township of the second class. He previously served as chairman of the association’s Townships With Populations Greater Than 2,000 But Less Than 5,000 Committee and as a member of the Legislative and Annual Conference Planning committees. He has also served as a sergeant at arms during PSATS’ Annual Educational Conference. A firefighter apparatus operator for Edwardsville Borough, Wilkes also serves on Jackson Township’s recreation board and planning commission and is deputy chief of the Back Mountain Regional Emergency Management Agency. He is a past president and current vice president of the Luzerne County Association of Township Officials and also serves on that association’s convention planning committee. Wilkes is vice chairman of the Back Mountain Community Partnership and a member of the Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department and the Luzerne County Conservation District Board of Directors. He is a member and past chairman of the State Correctional Institution-Dallas Municipal Advisory Committee and is a Pennsylvania state constable and the Jackson Township liaison for Boy Scout Troop #146.



Marilyn O’Connell, Fran Rismondo and Marcia Matthews, part of Changing Habits, a women’s chorus from Gate of Heaven Church, perform a vocal presentation in tribute to the late Ann Lohin, a former a member of the group and teacher.


emembering their friend and colleague the late Anne Marie Lohin the best way they know how, members of the Gate of Heaven School and “Changing Habits” ministry presented a memorial talent show on May 1 in the Gate of Heaven School gymnasium.

Presenters at the show included Changing Habits, Cora Atrim, Joanna Smith, Jacob English, Molly Bridger and Gram, Melanie Selner, Shelby Jackloski, Sam and Suzy Andrew, Jonathan Wallace, Mary (Balavage) Simmons, Antony Huntington, Christo Huntington, Michael Gatusky, Tommy Calpin and Kurtis Caricher, Shane Panagakos, Rebecca Darling and Cindy Brin.

Also, Classic Country Line Dancers, Molly Bridger Cantando Trio, John and Marcella Cantando, Bianca Cantando, Tony Kubasek, Christine Schuler, Julianna Pillets, Jonathan and Joanna Wallace, Gate of Heaven Bell Choir, Men II Boyz and Chuck Unice. Proceeds from the show benefit a Gate of Heaven School scholarship and the “Changing Habits” ministry.

The Dallas Township High School Class of 1951 reunion planning committee has finalized plans for the 60th anniversary reunion at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 28 at the home of Alfred and Betty Hudak, Dallas. Classmates, spouses and friends are invited. Members of the planning committee are, from left, Louise Brzyski Kubasti, Alfred Hudak, Julia Updyke Scott and Dorothy Edwards Searfoss.


Supervisors table decision to switch EMS providers By SARAH HITE


ingston Township Board of Supervisors announced Wednesday it is considering a switch of its first-due emergency medical service providers. A resolution to change the provider from Trans-Med ambulance and wheelchair van service of Forty Fort to the Wyoming Hose Company No. 1 of West Wyoming was tabled due to a lack of information.

Township Manager Kathleen Sebastian said the Trucksville Volunteer Emergency Medical Service, Fire and Rescue had recently spurred the switch, but supervisors were unaware of a specific reason for the change. David Prohaska, community relations for Trans-Med, spoke out during a public hearing on the matter. He said the for-profit organization was “blindsided” with news of the change earlier on Wednesday.

Prohaska also said representatives from the company were not invited to the board’s work session on Monday night, when the proposed change was first discussed among supervisors. He asked whether the township was displeased with the service the company has provided “for the last 10 to 12 years.” Chairman James Reino Jr. said he wasn’t aware of any complaints about Trans-Med’s service, but he and other supervisors took the opportunity to ask Prohaska more questions about aspects of the company, including issues of staffing and vehicle availability. Prohaska said the company has 26 vehicles and more than 160 employees serving much of Luzerne County. He maintained that a vehicle is always available in the Back Mountain area from a Dallas station. He also said if the switch were made from Trans-Med to Wyoming Hose Company No. 1, response times would suffer for any calls made past the Burger King on Route 309. Robert Smith of the Kingston Township Ambulance and Rescue Association said the two facilities both face challenges to re-


The Kingston Township Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting at 8 a.m. May 22 to conduct the annual spring road inspection. The next work session will be held at 7 p.m. June 6 and the next regular meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. June 8 in the municipal building.

Township. Vice Chairman Jeffrey Box said the delay is “unacceptable,” as the township has been pursuing a study on the road since 2004.

sponse time due to the geographic location of the township. He said the Wyoming Hose Company No. 1 would be quicker to respond to calls made on Carverton Road because of its location on Eighth Street. Smith also said the Trans-Med services cover a larger portion of the county including the West Side and Wilkes-Barre Township, making it difficult to guarantee consistent coverage in the Back Mountain. “You can’t guarantee you’ll have a vehicle there 100 percent of the time,” Prohaska said. “If anyone tells you that, it’s just not possible.” Sebastian said the board will need more time to conduct further research before making a decision. “We want to look into it a little more,” Sebastian said. “We want to do what we feel is best and make sure our residents are taken care of if a call comes in.” The board also tabled a decision to transfer a liquor license to

In other news, the board: • approved a state-mandated storm water ordinance that would require new dwellings to have stringent storm water management plans. Box and Supervisor Frank Natitus voted against the measure. • approved a resolution to protest the increase rates of Pennsylvania American Water Co. • revised inter-governmental cooperation agreement between four of the municipalities involved in the Back Mountain Community Partnership to purchase a shared speed trailer at a cost to the township of $1,725 was approved. The purchase was approved last year, but the trailer’s price increased before the partnership could purchase the equipment. • approved a waiver of the pavement cut permits for the Aqua PA Sunrise Estate water main replacement project, but Box said the board should not consider similar requests in the future. “With our budget restrictions, I

the Valero gas station located on Route 309. Resident Keith Murray, a longtime member of the state Liquor Control Board, said during a public hearing on the matter that selling liquor on a property where liquid fuels are contained is not permitted by the control board. Solicitor Benjamin Jones III said there may need to be a subdivision of the property if Murray is correct, which would be a township matter. “This could be a problem,” he said. “I don’t know if it could be caught here. If it involves land use, that would be here.” Sebastian announced a Route 309 corridor study will not be conducted by the state Department of Transportation for another two years. Sebastian said this is because PennDOT is currently studying other intersections in the Back Mountain, including the five-corner area in Dallas and the intersection of Upper Demunds and Hildebrandt roads in Dallas

don’t believe we need to do this anymore,” said Reino. “Every dollar we get gives us the opportunity to do something.” • approved one more fire hydrant for a total of five to be installed on the Sunrise Estates project. • approved the township manager to make revisions of its public exhibitions and amusement ordinance. Reino said this is because the ordinance, which hasn’t been updated in a few years, does not adequately address larger events in the township including fireworks displays and events at Hillside Farms. • opened bids for the summer recreation program transportation, but will not award them until May 22. Bidders included Kabata Transportation of Shickshinny, Parish Limousines of Jenkins Township, Student Transportation of America of Moosic, Starfursky Transportation, Inc. of Archbald, and White Transit School Buses of Nanticoke. • granted permission to the American Red Cross to use the township’s meeting room for a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 16. • awarded a $250 check to the Dallas High School Lock-In Committee.





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Dallas baseball dominates with 3 wins Astros,

Dallas 7 Hanover Area 6 Donald Michalisin went 3 for 4, Ryan Martin went 2 for 3 and Zach Connolly went 2 for 2 with a double while Jonathan Sabatini drove in Connolly with the winning run to lift Dallas to a 7-6 victory over Hanover Area in game one of a double header. Twelve different Dallas hitters combined for 16 hits in a total team effort to overcome a hardhitting Hanover offense.

Dallas pitchers Aaron Yurko, Chad Phillips and Adam Niznik combined for the win. Dallas 9 Hanover Area 0 Adam Niznik, Donald Michalisin, Artie Coolbaugh and Peter Capitano kept Hanover to just six hits as Dallas picked up a 9-0 victory, completing a sweep in Game 2 of the double header. The Dallas defense compiled 13 putouts, including an inningkilling 6-3-5 double play in the

Kelley Taylor (No. 10) of Dallas attempts to tag out Lake-Lehman’s Morgan Decker (No. 3).

third inning. After Dallas gave up two consecutive walks to lead off the third, Pitcher Aaron Yurko picked off the runner on second with a beautiful throw to shortstop Ross Kleinman. On the next pitch, Hanover advanced its runner from first to second on a stolen base. Two pitches later, Kleinman fielded a hard grounder deep in the infield and threw to first baseman Zach Connolly for the first

Sarah Bilski with her grandfather, Tom Kerpovich.

out and Connolly finished it off with a bullet to third baseman Ryan Martin who put the tag on to complete the double play. Michalisin was 2 for 2 with two singles and David Simpson, Aidan McGlaughlin, Robby Wargo, Colin Ryniec, AJ Sweppenheiser and Josh Orlandini picked up a single each in the win. Dallas 11 Wyoming Area 6 Dallas pitchers Aaron Yurko, Chad Phillips and Adam Niznik

held the Warriors to five hits while the high-powered Dallas offense put together 15 hits, including seven doubles to defeat Wyoming Area, 11-6, and move to 5-0 on the season. Yurko and Dallas first baseman Zach Connolly had two doubles apiece and Ryan Martin, Ross Kleinman and AJ Sweppenheiser each added one of their own. The Dallas defense has held its opponents scoreless in 21 of 29 innings played this season.

The ball is between Dallas catcher Desiree Roberts and batter Kristen Baker,Lake-Lehman.

Hitters knock Kidney Cancer out of the park


Kristan Baker bangs out a home run for Dallas in the fourth inning.

Striking out cancer


trike Out Kidney Cancer” feaDallas senior Sarah Bilski organized the tured a benefit softball game game as her senior completion project bebetween Dallas and Lake-Leh- cause kidney cancer has affected her family. man high schools on May 8 at the Back Bilski’s grandfather, Tom Kerpovich, Mountain Little League Field. lost a kidney due to cancer in 2008 and,

Set and match for DHS tennis

The Dallas High School tennis team defeated Holy Cross, 5-0. In singles competition, Ethan Pensak (D) defeated Robby Azzacelli, 6-0, 6-1; Scot Riccetti (D) defeated Jordan Joyce, 6-0, 6-0; and Andrew Nakkache (D) defeated TJ Thomas, 6-1, 6-4. In double action, Ryan McCarthy / Blake Donovan (D) defeated Casey Gaughan / Chris Gasper, 6-3, 6-2; Francois Ross / Tyler Tuck (D) defeated Kerry Kearney / Matt Smith, 6-0, 6-1.

Gymnast Chielli hopes to compete on national level

Maria Chielli, 16, of Dallas, hoped to make the Junior Olympic National Team when she competed on May 13 in Long Beach, California. A Level 10 gymnast at Northeast Gymnastics Academy in Hanover Township, Chielli placed third in the six-state, Region VII Championships and second allaround in the Pennsylvania state championship. Of tens of thousands of young women gymnasts competing across the country, only 500 will

compete at the national level. To qualify for the Junior Olympics, a gymnast must place at their regional competitions. The Region VII encompasses 7,000 athletes from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia in programs for both young gymnasts to those that produce Olympic athletes. College coaches from around the country kick off their recruiting seasons by attending the event.

recently, his remaining kidney was diagnosed with cancer. The goals of Bilski’s project were to increase kidney cancer awareness and to raise money for research.


Maria Chielli, of Dallas, had the chance of a lifetime to compete in the Junior National Olympic Championships on May 13 in California. Chielli, right, is shown here with her coach Lori Dexter.

Yankees on top

Astros 10 Rangers 4 Nick Kocher picked up the win and struck out nine as the Astros defeated the Rangers, 10-4. Noah Gorski and Kocher led the Astros on offense with three hits apiece, including a double and three runs scored. Jorden Finch chipped in with two hits and two runs scored. Josh Lydon and Mike Luksic pitched well for the Rangers. Malik Kaleta had a huge day at the plate for the Rangers, which included his first career homerun. He also singled and scored two runs. Luksic singled twice and Chris Hadsall pounded out a double for the Rangers. Astros 12 Pirates 4 Nick Kocher, Jorden Finch and Noah Gorski combined on a three-hitter and struck out 13 as the Astros posted a 12-4 win over the Pirates. The Astros offensive attack was led by Noah Gorski who was 4-4 at the plate, including a double. Nick Kocher had a double in his three-hit performance and Drew Patton and Ian Dawsey pounded out doubles. Jack Tomko suffered a tough loss on the mound for the Pirates. Byron Oldeack also pitched well. Chris Murray doubled while Byron Oldeack and Eric Llewellyn collected singles for the Pirates. Yankees 9 Rangers 6 Carl Markowski picked up the win and combined with Cody Coolbaugh to strike out 13 as the Yanks got by the Rangers, 9-6. Coolbaugh and Markowski also led the Yankees’ 13-hit offense, each getting three hits and a double. Collin Pertl and David Schuster added two hits each for the winners. Pertl and Michael Doggett both doubled and had three RBI for the Yanks.MalikKaletahadthreehits for the Rangers while Michael Luksic had two hits, including a home run. Yankees 14 Dodgers 7 Michael Doggett had three hits and six RBI while hitting his first home run of the season as the Yankees doubled up the Dodgers, 14-7. Collin Pertl picked up the win on the hill for the Yanks. David Schuster and Owen Sprau added three hits while Cody Coolbaugh, Pertl, Carl Markowski and Jordan Vitkoski had two hits each for the winners. Ben O’Connell homered for the Dodgers to highlight his 3-hit game. Alex Kapral, Connor Phillips and Henry Selingo added two hits each for the Dodgers. Yankees 6 Astros 3 Cody Coolbaugh, Carl Markowski and Dave Schuster struck out 11 as the Yankees rocketed past the Astros, 6-3. Coolbaugh and Collin Pertl each had two hits while Sprau hit his first home run of the year. Drew Patton singled twice for the Astros while Nick Kocher added a triple. Astros 11 A’s 1 Nick Kocher picked up the win and combined with Noah Gorski andJordenFinchtolimittheA’sto two hits as the Astros won, 11-1. Kocher aided his cause with two hits, including a towering solo home run in the second inning, and three runs scored. Gorski added two hits and scored three, including a two-run triple. Derek Peters suffered the loss. Peters and Josh Price singled and Colin Bowanko scored for A’s.


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Keith Gillette (No. 19) scores for the Bandits.

Zach Bevan protects the front court.

Kevin Masters jumps high for Lake-Lehman.

Jeremy Sedorchuk gets the ball back over the net.

Volleyball team digs the competition

BM Bandits score two lacrosse wins

The Back Mountain Bandits defeated Mountain Top, 8-4. Scoring for the Bandits were RJ Driscoll, John Usavage, Ryan Cohen all with one goal, Ricky Morgan with two goals and Stone Mannello with a hat trick. Assists were made by Keith Gilette and goalie Corey McAndrew had several saves. The Bandits defeated Scranton, 8-3. Great attack was played by Max Gordon, Ryan Cohen, Justin Hutchins, Nick Mishu and Ryan Trumm. Scoring for the Bandits

with one goal was Ryan Trumm, Connor Motley, Ryan Cohen and Stone Mannello. Ricky Morgan and Keith Gillette each had two goals. Bandit goalie Michael Golden allowed just three goals. Great defense was played by Dante DeLuca, Danny Burkhart, Mike Slivinski, Justin Phillips, Owen Morgan and Xavier Barber. Midfielders kept the tempo up on the game played by Connor Motley, Keith Gilette, John Usavage, RJ Driscoll, Ricky Morgan and Stone Mannello.


Stone Mannello (No. 3) shoots for the Bandits.

SPORTS BRIEFS Basketball clinic set


Nate Rinehouse controls the ball for Lake-Lehman.

Spiking a win

The Lake-Lehman High School volleyball team dropped a match against North Pocono, 3-0. Game scores were 25-15, 25-21 and 25-18. Members of the Lake-Leh-

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man team are Brent Oliver, Kyle Fine, Steve Simko, Kevin Masters, Jeremy Sedorchuk, J.J. Ford, Ryan Evans, Nate Rinehouse, Corey Hannon, Ryan Rinaldi, Russel Lang,

Tim Cummings, Matt Bartowski, Brent Bisignani, Dom Verdetto and Jordan Alexander. Lake-Lehman is coached by Cory Brin.

The 2011 Holy Redeemer Boys Basketball Clinic for boys in fourth through ninth grades will be held June 23, 24 and 25 at Holy Redeemer High School gym, 159 S. Pennsylvania Blvd., Wilkes-Barre. Boys in seventh, eighth and ninth grade will meet from 9 a.m. to noon each day while boys in fourth, fifth and sixth grades will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. each day. For more information, contact coach Mark Belenski at 2629562.

Basketball camp slated Firm A.C. Nothing But Net Basketball Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 21-23 and from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on June 24 at the Kingston Rec Center, 655 Third Ave. Kingston for boys and girls in grades two through eight. For information, contact Darnell Ford at

Kingston Rec hosts basketball clinic Coach D’s All About Fundaments in basketball will be held

from 9 a.m. to noon June 27-29 at the Kingston Rec Center, 655 Third Ave. Kingston for boys and girls in grades two through nine. For information, contact Darnell Ford at

Rock Rec Center offers summer camps The Rock Rec Center, 340 Carverton Rd., Trucksville is accepting registrations for its summer camps, including wrestling, basketball, cheerleading and tennis. Camps run June 20 through August 12. For more information, call 696-2769.

Field hockey camp set The Mounts Field Hockey Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 20-24 at the Cleary Soccer Field on the Dallas school campus. Members of the Dallas High School varsity field hockey team will assist coaches in instruction of basic skills and game-like scenarios. For more information, call Kylie Rosengrant at 881-6907.

Newell earns fifth place Steven Newell, a fourth-grade student at Dallas Elementary School, took fifth place at Middle Atlantic Wrestling Association’s (MAWA) Eastern Nationals in Salisbury, Maryland. Newell had to place in the top four at a local qualifier in March and then place in the top three in a regional tourna-

ment in Shamokin in April. He also qualified for finals PJWs (States) in March at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes Barre Township. To get to finals PJWs, Newell needed to place in a local qualifier held in Tunkhannock as well as a regional qualifier in Williamsport.





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National Scout Sunday celebrated at GOH Back Mountain Boy and Girl Scouts recently celebrated National Scout Sunday at Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas. Father Daniel Toomey, pastor of Gate of Heaven Church, presided at the Mass and recognized a record-number of 40 scouts who pursued their Roman Catholic religious emblems in 2011. Knights of Columbus Assumpta Council #3987, Luzerne, also participated in the celebration. The Scouts earned 17 Light of Christ Cub Scout awards,15 “Parvuli Dei Children of God” Webelos awards, and eight Ad Altare Dei “At The Altar of God” Boy Scout awards. The award recipients represented six different Back Mountain Scout units, including Pack 232/Dallas, Pack 339/Centermoreland, Pack 241/Lehman, Troop 146/Jackson Twp, Troop

281/Dallas and Troop 444/ Sweet Valley. Father Toomey presented the Cub Scout Awards to the first through fifth graders. Upon completion of a Board of Review, the Ad Altare Dei award candidates will receive their religious emblems from Bishop Bamberaat the annual Diocesan Scout Mass on June 8, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Scranton.

Webelos from Cub Scout Pack 281 who recently earned their Arrow of Light are, from left, first row, Garrett Pall, John Macey, Drake Dettore, Ivan Gingo, Tyler Stivers, Matthew Metzloff, Joshua Bacon. Second row, Jim Pall, John Macey, Shelli Macey, Tom Dettore, Michele Gingo, Aric Gingo, Lisa Stivers, JR Stivers, Paul Metzloff and Liane Bacon.

Pack 281 Webelos earn Arrow of Light

The fifth-grade Webelos of Cub Scout Pack 281 recently earned their Arrow of Light, the highest award in Cub Scouting. This award marks two years of hard work and determination in areas such as camping, first aid, science, engineering, the arts and communications. Under the leadership of Aric Gingo, the scouts also earned

Sandra Touw, of Dallas, finds new decorations.

Parent volunteers are, from left, Heather Hospodar, Patty Pelton, Dusty Titus and Cathy Martin.

Spring into fun

every activity award available to their rank. The Webelos are part of Pack 281, Dallas, chartered by the Dallas United Methodist Church. The Arrow of Light marks the final stage of Cub Scouts for the boys who will move on to Boy Scout troops to continue their scouting activities.

Members of Boy Scout Troop 281 of Dallas who won first place in the annual Two Mountains District First Aid meet are, from left, first row, Alex McCarthy, Hunter Hughes, Ryan Trumm, Michael Santora. Second row, David Oley, David Schnable, Lenny Javick, Andrew Santora, Dylan Pilger and Paul Smith.

Troop 281 wins at First Aid Meet Boy Scout Troop 281 of Dallas recently took first and second place in the Annual Two Mountains District First Aid Meet at St. Nicholas’ Church, Wilkes-Barre. The boys competed with other patrols from

Back Mountain Boy and Girl Scouts recently celebrated National Scout Sunday at Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas. From left, first row, Patrick Redington, Cole Dewees, Tommy Hajkowski, Alex Hajkowski, Sawyer Chritman, Adam Walp, Adam Zarola, Kyle Langon, Al Cleri, Gracie Huntington, Simon Vieczorek,John Jennings, Aidan Jennings, Brady Eggleston, Jonathon Bilwin, Amy Jennings, Matthew Carty, Devan Clark. Second row, Cubmaster Matt Dewees, Colin Zeiss, Ryan Maloney, Christian Sebastianelli, Jacob Brennan, AJ Bednar, Jake Pizzolato, Nick Biniek, Daniel Drost, Matthew Williams, Matthew Ash, Andrew Gryskevicz, Jacob English, Colin Marshall, Brennan Eggleston, Peter Khoudary, Jacob Dragon. Third row, Father Daniel Toomey, Scott Williams, Asst. Cubmaster John Ash, Matthew Duffy, Patrick Zarola, JR Knorr, Stephen Postupak, Connor Duffy, Matthew Roberts, Joseph Brennan, Jeff Buscher, Scotty Williams, Tony Caravaggio, Michael Caravaggio, Justin Marshall, Michael Huntington, Nick Carr, Tony Caravaggio, Asst. Scoutmaster Dan Duffy, Carl Postupak. Fourth row, Kevin Zeiss, Amy Huntington, Trish Ash, Amy Zeiss, Jane Brennan, Tyler Dragon, Drew Hutsko, Collin MacMullen, Andrew McCarroll, Anthony Huntington, Matthew Lyons, Ryan Marshall, Tommy Calpin, Christo Huntington, Christopher Ash, Nicole Dewees, Corrine Drost, Laura English, Duncan MacMullen, Scoutmaster Richie Huntington, Ed Gryskevicz.

throughout the district. Each patrol was presented a series of challenging first aid scenarios and was scored on how they responded to the scenario. This is the fourth year in a row Troop 281 has won this event.

Members of Boy Scout Troop 281 of Dallas who won second place in the annual Two Mountains District First Aid meet are, from left, first row, Ryan Cohen, Justin Butsavage, Jonathan Adams, Jarod Blockus, Zack Dixon. Second row, Danny Burkhart, Joshua Frankevich, Jake Arnold, Calvin Crane and Michael Smith.


Susan Nat and Colette Watkins, of Courtdale, spot some jewelry they like at the craft show.


he Lake-Lehman Band Sponsors held their Annual Spring Craft Show on April 16 at the high school. Featured merchandise included

homemade candy, jewelry, floral wreaths, wood crafts, candles, soaps, lotions, embroidered, quilted and crocheted items, American Girl doll clothes, folk

Barone awarded $1,000 state SLP scholarship Nicholas A. Barone, of Dallas, a speech-language pathology (SLP) graduate student at Misericordia University, was awarded the 2011 Von Drach Memorial Scholarship by the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-HearingAssociation(PSHA)atthe52ndannual convention in Pittsburgh. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a student from one of Pennsylvania’s 14 SLP schools in honor of Dr. Robert Von Drach. It is given to a student who exhibits strong leadership abilities, outstanding academic performance, exceptional clinical skills and scholarship within the profession. For the past four years, the annual award has been presented to a Misericordia University SLP graduate student. Barone has maintained a 4.0 grade point average at Misericordia University and has conducted research on fluency disorders, autism, stuttering, clut-

tering and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Upon graduating with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh, BarBarone one was hired as the teen taskforce coordinator for the Central Bucks Healthier Community Team. Barone will complete his Master of Science degree in SLP from Misericordia University with two fieldwork placements. He will do clinical work in the Otolaryngology Department at Johns Hopkins Rehabilitation Hospital in Baltimore, Md., and the Dallas School District in Dallas. Upon graduating with a master’s degree in SLP in December 2011, Barone plans to pursue his Ph.D. in voice disorders.

art, paintings, pet-related items, Chinese auction, bake sale and hot food. Proceeds of the sale benefit the Lake-Lehman Marching Band.

HONOR ROLL Dean of Wyoming Seminary Middle School, Mary T. Kolessar has announced the Back Mountain students named to the Academic High Honor Roll and Academic Honor Roll for the second trimester of the 2010-2011 academic year.

HIGH HONOR ROLL GRADE 6 Avery Conyngham, Shavertown; Andrew Kim, Dallas; Michael Kim, Dallas; David Nape, Shavertown; Andrew Schukraft, Dallas; Dominic Wright, Dallas. GRADE 7 Gabrielle Grossman, Shavertown; Elijah Miller, Dallas; Leana Pande, Sha-

vertown; Jacob Ridilla, Shavertown; Megha Sarada, Dallas. GRADE 8 Madison Nardone, Shavertown; Adam Rinehouse, Shavertown; Nathan Shearn, Wyoming.

HONOR ROLL GRADE 6 Carly Clemente, Dallas; Payton McCormick, Dallas; Gabriella Soper, Shavertown. GRADE 7 Dominique Coslett, Harveys Lake; Jake Kolessar, Shavertown; Jacqueline Meuser, Shavertown. GRADE 8 Corinne Conyngham, Shavertown; Nathalie Joanlanne, Dallas; Alexis Quick, Shavertown; Sara Zaman, Shavertown.


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LOST DOG: White Bicha-Poo wearing purple collar with Comes to tags. “Molly”. Last seen around Francis Slocum State Park 4/30. If found, Please call 570-639-0909 or 570-814-9123

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The Dallas Junior Football & Cheerleading Association will sponsor a Homemade Chicken Croquette Dinner (featuring Shorty’s famous recipe!) on May 21, 2011 from 4-8pm at the Idetown Fire Hall (Memorial Hwy 1/2 mile past Greenbriar on the left). The dinner will feature 3 large croquettes, mashed potatoes, gravy, mixed vegetables and corn bake. Dinner will be $10 and will be eat-in or take-out. Email Kelly at or call 675-6959 for reservations.







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09 Impala LS $11,995 08Taurus SEL $12,995 09JEEP PATRIOT $12,995 08 DODGE RAM $12,995 04 BLAZER 4X4 $7,995 04FREESTAR 60K $6,995 Full Notary Service Tags & Title Transfers

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BMW `07 328xi


Black with black interior. Heated seats. Back up & navigation systems. New tires & brakes. Sunroof. Garage kept. Many extras! 46,000 Miles. Asking $19,500. 570-825-8888 or 626-297-0155 Call Anytime!

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BMW `93 325 IC Convertible,

149 daily papers / 141 Sunday papers Adams Street, Blackberry Lane, Cherry Street, Columbia Street, Cranberry Terr., Evans Street

Metallic Green Exterior & Tan Interior, 5 Speed Transmission, Heated Seats. 2nd Owner, 66k Miles. Excellent Condition, Garage Kept, Excellent Gas Mileage. Carfax available. Price reduced $7,995 or trade for SUV or other. Beautiful / Fun Car. 570-388-6669


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Baldwin Avenue, E. Center Hill Road, Claude Street, Midland Drive, Saginaw Street

West Pittston

$760 Monthly Profit + Tips

CADILLAC ‘06 STS AWD, 6 cylinder, Sil-

183 daily papers / 186 Sunday papers

ver, 52,600 miles, sunroof, heated seats, Bose sound system, 6 CD changer, satellite radio, Onstar, parking assist, remote keyless entry, electronic keyless ignition, & more! $17,600 570-881-2775

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Good Condition. 53,000 miles. AWD, Full Power, AM/FM, CD Changer, Blue Tooth, XM Radio, Leather Interior & Sunroof $20,000 (570) 814-8398

Audi `02 A4 1.8 Turbo, AWD, Automatic, white with beige leather interior. 84,000 Miles. Very Good Condition. $8,900 (570) 696-9809 (570) 690-4262

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TOYOTA `93 MR2 T-top, 5 speed.

Light green, 18,000 miles, loaded, leather, wood trim, $24,000. 570-222-4960 leave message

CHRYSLER `02 PT CRUISER Inferno Red, flame

design. Chrome wheels. 47,000 miles, one owner. Looks and runs great. New inspection. $5,800 Call (570) 472-1854

CHRYSLER `07 300

55,600 miles, automatic, 4 door, antilock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, all power, AM/FM radio, CD player, new new brakes. $10,900. 570-760-6983


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Silver beauty, 1 Owner, Museum quality. 4,900 miles, 6 speed. All possible options including Navigation, Power top. New, paid $62,000 Must sell $45,900 570-299-9370

56K Original Miles. Radiant Red. Mint condition, new paint, automatic, new battery, tune up, brakes, top. Needs convertible top motor. $4,600 OBO (347) 452-3650

FORD `04 MUSTANG Mach I, 40th

ANNIVERSARY EDITION V8, Auto, 1,200 miles, all options, show room condition. Call for info. Asking $24,995 Serious inquiries only. 570-636-3151

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FORD `07 MUSTANG 63,000 highway miles, silver, runs great, $11,500. negotiable. 570-479-2482


Premium package, silver, black leather interior, 5 speed manual. 20,000 miles. $18,900 (570) 868-3832

FORD ‘02 MUSTANG GT CONVERTIBLE Red with black top.

6,500 miles. One Owner. Excellent Condition. $18,500 570-760-5833


Blue, 5 speed manual, CD, Air, factory alarm, power windows & locks. 38K. $7,500 negotiable. Call 570-540-6236



570-301-3602 MAZDA `04 RX-8 Hunter Green, 80,000 miles. New brakes & rotors. New alignment. Two new rear tires. No accidents.

PRICE REDUCED $8,000 or best offer. For more information, call (570) 332-4213


Convertible. Low mileage. Hard top included. Leather interior. Excellent condition, fully loaded. $11,000. Call 619-884-2266 or 570-696-1271


‘26 FORD MODEL T Panel Delivery

100 point Concours quality restoration. Red with black fenders. Never Driven. 0 miles on restoration. RARE! $40,000 $38,000 $36,500

2002 BMW 745i

The Flagship of the Fleet New - $87,000 Midnight Emerald with beige leather interior. 61K miles. Mint condition. Loaded. Garage Kept. Navigation Stunning, Must Sell! $20,000 $18,600


Convertible Exquisite Candy Apple Red black soft top. 13,000 original miles. All available options, including gold alloy wheels. Garage Kept. 1 owner. Final Model Year. Gorgeous Automobile! $31,000 $29,900 $27,900

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MERCEDES-BENZ `01 C-240 Loaded, automatic, AC, heated leather seats, 4 door. $4,700 Call 570-388-6535

MERCEDES-BENZ `05 240C 4Matic, V6 - Gray,

77K highway miles, Excellent condition, dealer serviced. Sun roof, heated seats. $15,500. Call 570-288-3916

MERCEDES-BENZ `95 SL 500 Convertible, with

removable hard top, dark Blue, camel interior, Summer Driving Only, Garage Kept. Very Good Condition, No Accidents. Classy Car. Price Reduced! $13,995 or trade for SUV or other. 570-388-6669


Clubman. Black & White. Sunroof. 30K miles. Leather interior, fully loaded. 6 speed. Excellent condition. 40 MPG. $20,500. Call 570-262-8811


Blue/white top & white interior. Recent documented frame-off restoration. Over $31,000 invested. will sell $21,500. 570-335-3127


Great convertible, black top, 6 speed manual transmission, carbon fiber dash, leather interior, front & rear trunk, fast & agile. $18,000 or best offer. Call 570-262-2478

AM/FM/CD, AC, power antenna. New tires. No rust. Great condition.


(570) 708-0269 after 6:00PM

415 Autos-Antique & Classic

CADILLAC `80 COUPE DEVILLE Excellent condition, $3,000 located in Hazleton. 570-454-1945 or 561-573-4114

CHEVROLET `68 C10 New 350 motor and new transmission. REDUCED TO $5,000 FIRM (570) 906-1771


Two door hard top. 307 Motor. Needs work. Comes with additional 400 small block & many parts. $5,000. Serious inquires only. (570) 836-2574

CHEVROLET `76 PICKUP Very Good Condition! Low miles! $7500. FIRM 570-905-7389 Ask for Lee


Any Condition! Courteous, Fast Professional Buyer. Licensed & Bonded 1-800-850-3656


STATION WAGON V8, automatic, 8 passenger, 3rd seat, good condition, 2nd owner. $9,500. 570-579-3517

FORD `66

Mustang Coupe. Pearl white, pony interior. Pristine condition. 26K miles. $17,000 or best offer. (570) 817-6768

LINCOLN `88 TOWN CAR 61,000 original

miles, garage kept, triple black, leather interior, carriage roof, factory wire wheels, loaded, excellent condition. $5,500. Call Mike 570-237-7660


1 owner, garage kept, 65k original miles, black with grey leather interior, all original & never seen snow. $8,900. Call 570-237-5119

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SOLID CAR! Interior perfect, exterior very good. Runs great! New tires, 68K original miles. $5,500 FIRM. 570-905-7389 Ask for Lee

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415 Autos-Antique & Classic

57,000 miles, 5 speed, all-wheel drive, 4 door, antilock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, cruise control, AM/FM radio, CD changer, rear defroster, new Blitz Stainless Exhaust, AEM Cold Air Intake, TURBOXS Blowoff Valve & Boost Control. $10,500. (201) 704-8640 Call before 7:30 pm


MERCEDES-BENZ HARLEY DAVIDSON `73 450SL with ` 06 SOFTTAIL Convertible NIGHTTRAIN removable hard top, Dark gray metallic,

power windows, AM /FM radio with cassette player, CD player, automatic, 4 new tires. Champagne exterior; Italian red leather interior inside. Garage kept, excellent condition. $31,000. Call 825-6272


REDUCED!! This model only produced in 1967 & 1968. All original 45,000 miles, Color Burgundy, cloth & vinyl interior, 350 rocket engine, 2nd owner. Fender skirts, always garaged. Trophy winner at shows. Serious inquiries only, $7,500. 570-690-0727


Boats & Marinas


Fiberglass boat with trailer. Outboard propulsion. Includes: 2 motors Erinmade, “Lark II series”




Commercial Trucks & Equipment

CHEVY ‘08 3500 HD DUMP TRUCK 2WD, automatic.

Only 12,000 miles. Vehicle in like new condition. $19,000. 570-288-4322

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tandem axle, 4 wheel electric brakes, 20’ long total, 7 x 16 oak deck, fold up ramps with knees, removable fenders for oversized loads, powder coat paint for rust protection, 2 5/16 hitch coupler, tongue jack, side pockets, brake away switch, battery, 7 pole RV plugs, title & more!! Priced for quick sale. $2,995 386-334-7448

FORD ‘99 E350 BUCKET VAN Triton V8. 2 speed

boom; 92,000miles; $9999 or best price. Great condition. Call 570-675-3384 or 570574-7002

548 Medical/Health

There’s No Place Like the Jewish Home… The Jewish Home of Eastern PA, a leader in long-term care, has an immediate need to fill the following positions:

• RN Supervisor 3rd shift

o 3-5 years long term care experience preferred o BSN and Supervisory experience preferred

SUBARU `02 IMPREZAmileage, WRX Low


• RN Unit Manager

o Proven management and leadership skills o Experience working with dementia residents helpful o BSN required o 3-5 years long term care experience strongly preferred Outstanding benefit package available including fully paid family health insurance. Every other weekend and rotating holidays required.

If you are a compassionate, professional RN who can help enhance the lives of our residents, please apply by sending your resume to the email address below or apply in person at:

The Jewish Home of Eastern PA 1101 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18510 Telephone: (570) 344-6177 ext. 140 Fax: (570) 344-9610 Email: The Jewish Home of Eastern PA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

new rr tire & brakes, many extras. $10,900 (570) 592-4982

HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘10 SPORTSTER 1200 A MUST SEE! Custom Paint. Only driven under 10 miles!! Asking $8,900 or best offer. For info, call 570-864-2543 or 215-379-1375

HSoft ARLEY DAVIDSON ‘80 riding FLH. King of the Highway! Mint original unrestored antique show winner. Factory spot lights, wide white tires, biggest Harley built. Never needs inspection, permanent registration. $8,500 570-905-9398


250 automatic. Gun metal gray. MP3 player. $3,000. Great first motorcycle. 570-696-1156


Floorboards,V&H Pipes, White walls,Garage Kept. 6K Miles $5,200 (570) 430-0357


Less than 1,000 miles. Team colors with matching helmet & jacket. Fender eliminator kit. Scorpion exhaust. $6,000. Call Dave after 5 pm 570-825-0394


1100 Custom. 5800 miles, light bar, cobra exhaust, windshield, many extras, must sell. $4,900. Call 570-301-3433



750cc. 8,000 miles, saddlebags, windshield, back rest, Black & Pearl, Excellent Condition. Must See. Asking $2,499. Call after 4. 570-823-9376


Matted black finish. Mint condition. New tires, inspected, fully serviced & ready to ride. Windshield & sissy bar. Low miles & garage kept. $4800. or best offer. 570-762-5158

442 RVs & Campers


Super Lite Fifth Wheel. LCD/DVD flat screen TV, fireplace, heated mattress, ceiling fan, Hide-a-Bed sofa, outside speakers & grill, 2 sliders, aluminum wheels, water purifier, awning, microwave oven, tinted safety glass windows, raised panel fridge & many accessories & options. Excellent condition, $22,500. 570-868-6986


Travel Trailer. 29’, mint condition, 1 slide out a/c-heat. Stove, microwave, fridge, shower inside & out. Many more extras. Reduced. $13,500. Call 570-842-6735


22 ft. 3 rear bunks, center bathroom, kitchen, sofa bed. Air, Fully self contained. Sleeps 6. New tires, fridge awning. $4500. 215-322-9845

TRAVEL TRAILER 33 ft Rear queen master

bedroom, Walk thru bathroom. Center kitchen + dinette bed. Front extra large living room + sofa bed. Big View windows. Air, awning, sleeps 6, very clean, will deliver. Located in Benton, Pa. $4,900. 215-694-7497

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Trucks/ SUVs/Vans


loaded, 1 owner, 18,000 miles. 6 cylinder. New inspection, tires & brakes. Like new, inside & out. $16,900. Call (570) 540-0975


CONVERSION VAN Loaded. Low miles. Excellent condition.




miles. Well equipped. Includes On-Star, tow package, roof rack, running boards, remote starter, extended warranty. $16,000 (570) 825-7251

CHEVROLET `09 EQUINOX LS Low mileage, 15000

YAMAHA` 08 R1 BEAUTIFUL BIKE Perfect condition.

3700 miles, new rear tire, undertail kit, cover. Price negotiable $7,600 570-852-9072

miles, automatic, all-wheel drive, 4 door, anti-lock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, cruise control, AM/FM radio, cassette player, CD player, keyless entry, rear defroster, rear windshield wiper, tinted windows. $17,500. (570) 954-9333 Call after 9:00 a.m.

548 Medical/Health

548 Medical/Health

The Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Positions Available

CNA’s 7-3 Shift

Part Time (5-9 days bi-weekly) with benefits

11-7 Shift

Part Time (5-9 days bi-weekly) with benefits CNA’s can apply on line at: * Individualized orientation program. * Competitive starting rates * Vacation, Holiday and Personal Days * Tuition Reimbursement * Health insurance and Pension Plan * Child Day Care on premises Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center 55 West Center Hill Road, Dallas PA 18612 e.o.e.


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LT (premium package), 3.4L, 47,000 miles. All wheel drive, power moonroof, windows, locks & seats. Leather interior, 6 cd changer, rear folding seats, keyless entry, onstar, roof rack, running boards, garage kept. $14,750. 570-362-1910


Custom Van. 67K miles. Interior has oak wood trim, carpeting, storage areas, TV, rear seat convertible to double bed, curtains. Seats 7. Power windows & seats. Custom lighting on ceiling. New exhaust system. New rear Recently tires. inspected. Excellent condition. $4,200 or best offer. Call 570-655-0530

DODGE `10 GRAND CARAVAN Only 17k miles.

Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

Special Edition. Maroon, Fully loaded. Leather seats. TV/DVD, navigation, sun roof plus many other extras. 3rd seat . Only 1,900 Miles. Brand New. Asking $37,000 (570) 328-0850

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INTERNATIONAL ‘95 DUMP TRUCK Refurbished, rebuilt engine, transmission replaced. Rear-end removed and relubed. Brand new 10’ dump. PA state inspected. $12,900/best offer. 570-594-1496

Fully loaded. Excellent condition. Factory & extended warranty. $17,995 (570) 690-2806


DODGE `94 DAKOTA with cap. 1 owner,

garage kept, very good condition. Many extras including lift & back seat. 29 MPG gas. $4,000 or best offer (570) 868-0944


1500 LARAMIE MARK 3 82,000 miles, automatic, chrome step up and mirrors & leather interior. Good Condition. Drums Area. $4,500 401-524-9763

FORD `04 FREESTAR front Automatic,

wheel drive, 4 door, anti-lock brakes, air bags, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, power seats, cruise AM/FM control, radio, CD player, rear defroster, rear windshield wiper, tinted windows, new starter, just inspected, $3,900. 570-594-4992. Call after 4:30 p.m.

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FORD `99 E250 Wheelchair Van

78,250 miles. Fully serviced, new battery, tires & rods. Seats 6 or 3 wheelchairs. Braun Millennium lift with remote. Walk up door. Front & rear A/C. Power locks & windows. Excellent condition. $9,500. 570-237-6375


Triple black, economical 6 cylinder. 4x4 select drive. CD, remote door opener, power windows & locks, cruise, tilt wheel. 108k highway miles. Garage kept. Super clean inside and out. No rust. Sale price $6,895. Scranton. 570-466-2771

JEEP `07 WRANGLER X 4x4, stick shift, soft

top. Red exterior, well maintained, garage kept. 11,500 miles, one owner. AC, CD player, cruise control. Tow package with cargo carrier. Excellent condition. $18,700 Call 570-822-9680

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matic, four wheel drive, 4 door, antilock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, power seats, cruise control, AM/FM radio, cassette player, CD changer, leather interior, sun roof, rear defroster, rear windshield wiper, new Passed inspection, new battery. $2,500 (570) 868-1100 Call after 2:00 p.m.

SUZUKI `07 XL-7 56,000 miles,

automatic, all-wheel drive, 4 door, air conditioning, all power, CD player, leather interior, tinted windows, custom wheels, $13,000 Call 570-829-8753 Before 5:00 p.m.


5 speed, four wheel drive, new Matching Fiberglass cap, $16,000 (570)472-9091 Call after 4:30 p.m.


FREIGHTLINER ’97 MIDROOF 475 CAT & 10 speed transmission. $12,000 FREIGHTLINER ’99 CONDO 430 Detroit, Super 10 transmission. Asking $15,000. ‘88 FRUEHAUF 45’ with sides. All aluminum, spread axle. $6,500. 2 storage trailers. 570-814-4790


International-Prices starting at $2,295. Box Truck, Cab & Chassis available. Call U-haul 570-822-5536


Auto Parts



BEST PRICES IN THE AREA CA$H ON THE $POT, Free Anytime Pickup 570-301-3602

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Auto Parts


Auto Parts

BUYING JUNK VEHICLES $300 and Up $125 extra if driven, pulled or pushed in. NOBODY Pays More


Monday thru Saturday 6 am-9 pm Sunday 8 am - 68 pm

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Full Time Carpenter Dental, 1086 Wyoming Ave, Forty Fort 18704, Attention: HR Dept. Or Fax to 714-5184. Or Email to CarpenterDental@


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair


tri-axle truck driver. Also looking for heavy truck and equipment mechanic 40 hours per week. Local work. Competitive wages & benefits available. Call 570-333-4385 Leave message.

457 Wanted to Buy Auto

We Buy Scrap Metal $$$$ ALL KINDS $$$$



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Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair

MITSUBISHI `95 FORKLIFT MECHANIC MONTERO SR 4WD Action Lift, Inc., 177,102 miles, auto- located in Pittston,

The Classified section at

Champagne exterior, leather interior, power windows & locks, 4 wheel drive. $4,850. Call for condition and known issues. 570-362-4080


TJ, Black with grey interior. 4 cylinder, 5-speed manual transmission. CD player, hardtop, full doors, sound bar. 4” Skyjacker Suspension lift with steering stabilizer. Like new BF Goodrich 35’s with Full size spare. Only 85,000 miles. $6,999 (570) 301-7221


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 & other makes of lift trucks. Good written & verbal communication skills, as well as customer care skills are necessary. A valid driver’s license & 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 & much more. Apply by e-mail mermar@, Fax (570)603-2880 or visit facility to fill out an application: Action Lift, Inc. 1 Memco Drive Pittston, PA 18640


Janitorial/ Cleaning

Healthcare Services Group is seeking an


would include: • Managing a staff of professional housekeepers and laundry personnel • Daily payroll • Budget management • Recruitment & training of all frontline staff Benefits would include health, dental and life insurance; vacation and 401K. For immediate consideration, please fax resume to: 1-800-423-9001 or e-mail joseph.mcdonald@

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Logistics/ Transportation


leader in the pest control industry. Orkin Pest Control is currently accepting applications for FullTime Route Technician. Experience is preferred but not Necessary. Email resumes to or fax them to 570-208-4817

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548 Medical/Health

DENTAL ASSISTANT Back Mountain Office is looking for enthusiastic Full Time Dental Assistant. Must be organized, people person, with excellent communication skills. If you are interested in joining our friendly team, please send resume to: Dr. David Spring 661 N. Memorial Hwy Dallas, PA 18612 The Clem-Mar House is seeking a full-time

Drug & Alcohol Counselor. Qualifications of Counselor are: Master’s, Bachelor’s, or Associates’ Degree in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling or nursing, and prior experience in the Drug & Alcohol Field. Clem-Mar House, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Interested parties should send resumes to: mary.f.rapach@ or to Human ResourcesCMH, Inc. 540-542 Main St., Edwardsville, PA 18704 for consideration

Village at Greenbriar Assisted Living

PERSONAL CARE AIDES 2nd and 3rd shifts

Apply within: 4252 Memorial Hwy Dallas, PA 18612



Production/ Operations

TOOLMAKER/ CNC OPERATOR Full time 2nd shift

position. Requires a high degree of knowledge of the toolmakers craft and ability to use all shop tools and machines. Experience in setup and operating CNC, milling center and/or wire EDM equipment. Programming is a plus. Job requires working to close tolerances and from prints. We offer an excellent salary and benefit package. Submit resume to: Michael Holcomb Diamond Manufacturing Co. PO Box 4174 Wyoming, PA 18644

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Business Opportunities

JAN-PRO COMMERCIAL CLEANING OF NEPA Be Your Own Boss Work Full or Part time Accounts available NOW throughout Wilkes Barre, Scranton, and Hazleton. We guarantee $5,000 to $200,000 in annual billing. Small investment We’re ready Are you? For more info Call 570-824-5774

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Air Conditioners

AIR CONDITIONER, Whirlpool, 6000 BTU, Energy Efficient. $80. (570) 868-6018


Antiques & Collectibles

AUTO PARTS. 19301931 Model “A” Ford Parts for sale. Many parts, too many to list. Call for list. $1000 for all. 570-655-0607 Leave message. BASEBALL CARDS. ‘63, ‘64, ‘71 Topps $8-$15, Moving must sell. Call for details. 313-5214



Antiques & Collectibles

YEARBOOKS: Coughlin H.S. 1926, 1928, 1932, 1937, 1940, 1961, 1963, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1949. G.A.R. H.S. 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1945, 1946, 1951, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1961, 1965, 1966, 1970, 1980, 1985, 2005, 2006. Meyers H.S. 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1960, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977. Kingston H.S. 1938, 1939, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1949. Plymouth H.S. 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1938, 1943, 1944, 1959, 1960. Hanover H.S. 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1960. West Pittston H.S. Annual 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1931, 1932, 1959. Luzerne H.S. 1951, 1952, 1956, 1957, 1959. Berwick H.S. 1952, 1953, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1967, 1968, 1969 ,1970. Lehman H.S. 1973, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980. Nanticoke Area H.S. 1976, 2008. Dallas H.S. 1966, 1967, 1968. Bishop Hoban H.S. 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975. West Side Central Catholic H.S. 1965 1974, 1980, 1981. Westmoreland H.S. 1952, 1953 - 1954 G.A.R. H.S. 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976 Pittston H.S. 1936, 1951, 1954, 1963 Pittston Hospital School of Nursing, J.O.Y. of 1957, 1959 West Pittston H.S. 1950, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1960 Hazleton H.S. 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964 Hazle Twp H.S. 1951, 1952 570-825-4721



DRYER. GE Electric. White, 6 cycle, heavy duty. Excellent condition. $130. 570-881-2384

GENE’S RECONDITIONED APPLIANCES 60 Day Warranty Monday-Friday 8:00PM-5:00PM Saturday 8:00AM-11:00AM Gateway Shopping Center Kingston, PA

(570) 819-1966 MICROWAVE: GE, all options, with turntable, excellent condition. $40. REFRIGERATOR, small college size, good condition $40/ 570-675-4383 REFRIGERATOR Kenmore, almond, 21.6 cu. ft. with ice maker & filtered water $300. 570-868-6018 REFRIGERATOR. Frigidaire, side by side, Black. $125. DRYER,GE propane, $75,Washer, Whirlpool,heavy duty, $50 570-793-9437 REFRIGERATOR. Kenmore, Almond. 21.6 cf, ice maker, filtered water. Excellent condition. $300. AIR CONDITIONER. Whirlpool, 6000 BTU, energy efficient. $80 570-868-6018 REFRIGERATOR: Frigidaire. White. Large. Freezer up top. Very Clean, fairly new, in good working condition. $250 negotiable. Call 570-283-6943 Leave Message REFRIGERATOR:


Stainless Steel 27.8 3 door. Top of the line purchase 09/2010 for $2500 asking $1800.00. 570-313-1328 STOVE. Almond. Gas. Good condition. $50. 592-2549

COKE COOLER. Classic gas station model from 40’-50’s Westinghouse compressor. Good condition. $295, all offers considered. Jake 570-829-7859

WASHER AND DRYER. Extra large capacity, white, like new. $100 each. 570-814-5689

COLLECTIBLES: 1972 Topps Jonny Unitas-Crisp and MT-Picture Perfect $20.00. 570-824-1180

CRIB, convertible, complete. $350 or best offer 570-474-0614

FOOTBALL CARDS. Philadelphia Eagles. 127 cards, $10. College Teams, 148 cards, $10. MUST SELL 570-313-5214 LP’S, 78’S, 45’S From 40’S, 50’S, 60’S & 70’S $1 each. 829-2411

Find Something? Lose Something? Get it back where it belongs with a Lost/Found ad! 570-829-7130 NEON SIGN - Electric, Camel sign, 30 years old, $200. 570-829-2411 QUARTERS. 3 Washington. 1936D, 37-D, 39-D. $70 570-287-4135


Baby Items

Shopping for a new apartment? Classified lets you compare costs without hassle or worry! Get moving with classified! TODDLER BED: Lightning McQueen bed includes bedding (fitted sheet top sheet pillowcase and comforter) no mattress $60.00 570-905-1777


Bridal Items

BRIDAL UNITY CANDLE, $25 , 570-592-2549


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CEILING FAN white, very good condition $15. Anderson window36”w X 38”H double hung, grills & screen included, very good condition. $75. or best offer. Interior Door - 24 X 80 stained. Pre Hung. $15. Bi Fold Doors 60” stained. $30. Door Slab - 18” $10. 570-814-8010 DOOR. 36”x80” solid wood, 6 panel. Exterior or interior. Natural oak finish, right or left with hardware. $200. Call 570-735-8730 or 570-332-8094 DOOR. Interior swing door with 15 glass panes from top to bottom. Mounting hardware includes. 80x31 1/2. Make offer 570-466-6481 DOORS: (2) sliding closet doors, 24x80 wood with natural finish $40. DOOR (1) 30x80 natural finish. $40. Excellent condition. 675-4383 GLASS DOOR. 3 way glass door for bath tub. $25 570-331-8183


Cemetery Plots/Lots

ST. NICHOLAS’ CEMETERY, SHAVERTOWN 6 Plots. Can be divided. Near Entrance. $550 each. Call 570-675-9991



JACKET: boys genuine Italian stone leather jacket, size 14. $25. 868-6018 JACKETS. Leather. Boys black size 14. Genuine Italian stone. $25 each. 570-868-6018 WOMEN’S size 3X 4x clothing including pants and tops, some with new tags. $5 for new and $2 for slightly used. Great for gifts. Size 20W mauve evening dress for $10. Excellent condition. Call between 10 am & 9pm. 570-288-9936


Computer Equipment & Software

COMPUTER: HP Compaq DC7700 Dual Core Tower. 3.4GHZ CPU. 1.25GB DDR2 Ram. Windows 7. Delivery. $85. 570-905-2895 DESK. Computer Desk $50. Call 7358730 or 332-8094 iPAD: Barely used. Still under warranty. Comes with case, and charger. $650.00. 570-760-7801


Exercise Equipment

BICYCLES: Boys 20 in Pacific DS2, 6 Speed. $30. Boys 20 in Magna Excitor, 21 speeds. $40 570-868-6018 EXERCISE BIKE, Vita Master with odometer and speedometer, $30. WEIGHT BENCH, barbell with 60lbs in weights. $30 570-824-0591 EXERCISE MACHINE. Cross Bow Legend. Very good condition. Sacrifice $200. 570-788-2388 Treadmill - Proform. $125.00 570-639-7270


Floor Care Equipment

VACUUM CLEANER BAGS – Electrolux Canister 4 Ply Generic 10ct $10, Upright 4 Ply Generic 10 Ct $10, Upright Non Generic 8 Ct $10 570-868-6018


Furniture & Accessories

BAR. Hardwood, rock maple, liquor cabinet w/lock, copper insert top, 2 barstools, 4 1/2’ long. Excellent like new condition, great for entertaining. Must see, awesome, smoke free home. $600 570-693-0884 BEDROOM SET: (4 pieces) including headboard, nightstand, mirror and dresser, oak. full size. $450.00. 570-262-0938 BEDROOM SET: Four piece solid oak bedroom set purchased at Ashley Furniture approximately 4 years ago for $2,800. In excellent condition, like new. $900. Call after 4 p.m. 570-466-3169 CHAIR. Large recliner. Dark maroon, soft leather. Like new. $200 570-457-3541 COFFEE TABLE AND END TABLE: Oak with glass top excellent condition $40.00. 570-208-3888


Furniture & Accessories


Medical Equipment

COMPUTER DESK, corner, excellent condition, gray/light oak color $75. 570-868-6018

SCOOTER: 2002 Golden Companion Scooter, Runs good, needs batteries $50. 570-283-0272

DAY BED white wicker Henry Link with trundle, desk, chair, mirror, night stand, 6 draw dresser, removable bookcase, wardrobe, magazine stand $500. or call for individual prices 570-498-0977

WHEELCHAIR. Pride, electric. (no batteries) $200 570-793-9437

DESK with bottom bookshelf, wood with glass shelf and inside light fixture, top and bottom components can be stacked or used side by side, excellent. $60. Call 570-709-3146

WHEELCHAIR. Tracer IV by Invacare. Heavy duty, extra wide, 450 lbs seat, 18” deep x 24” wide back 18” high. $400 cash only. 570-288-9936 between 10am-9pm

758 Miscellaneous AB CIRCLE PRO $75. 570-735-4824

DESK, Computer corner desk Gray,light oak, excellent condition. $75 570-868-6018

AQUARIUM: 30 gallon. With all needed accessories $50. 570-829-1541

FURNITURE: 2 end tables. $15 Please Call 570-357-8025

BACK PACK. Hiking, navy canvas, $40, Pic n’ Play, for child. $40. 570-675-4383

HUTCH: Solid Oak. Excellent condition $200.00. Solid Oak sideboard, excellent condition $200.00. Solid Oak table, six (6) chairs, Good condition. $150.00. 570-829-4025

BARREL, wooden. 53 gallon. Excellent condition $195. 570-876-3830

KITCHEN SET. High quality, table 36x60 with 4 heavy duty chairs. Excellent $165. 878-2849 KITCHEN SET. Wood, oval, brown table, good shape. $125. 570-970-6651 LIVING ROOM SET. 3 piece. Couch and 2 chairs. Covered and rarely used. $100. ROCKER, platform, $25 After 5 735-8542

GET THE WORD OUT with a Classified Ad. 570-829-7130 LOVE SEAT, wicker, with cushions. White, good condition. $60. After 3pm (570) 655-3197 PATIO FURNITURE. Square glass top table, 6 chairs, cushions. Good condition. $125 570-288-9940 PATIO SET: Green and White in colorNeeds umbrellaGood Shape-Please make an offer $150.00. 570-824-1180 ROCKER with Ottoman. $75 or best offer. 570-474-0614 ROCKER. Maple. 6 months old. $30 570-824-2571 SOFA, Floral. 81”, 3 cushions, no holes, $100. TABle and 6 chairs w/leaf. $300 570-793-9437 SWIVEL ROCKER: Excellent condition, mauve $30.00 . 570-287-1913 VANITY Older makeup vanity with plate gold mirror. 1 door and drawer on each side. 48”L x 18”D x 21”H. Excellent shape. $190. 570-735-5916 YOUTH FURNITURE SET: Double bed, two bookshelves, two side tables and dresser. IKEA pine. Email for pics: $400. 570-603-9820

752 Landscaping & Gardening CHIPPER, shredder, mulcher, bagger. Craftsman 5 HP. 3 cutting stages. Very good condition. $325. 675-4383 CONCRETE scalloped grey edging 24” straight and 17” curved. total 40 +/pieces. Grey $1.00. 570-735-4186 LAWNMOWER Craftsman /Honda motor includes bag, self propelled, runs good $150. after 3pm 655-3197 Peter’s Lawncare See our ad under Call an Expert 1165 Lawn Care TORO MOWER: e-Cycler Cordless Electric, Top Rated Cordless, 10 months old. $299. Call 570-262-1131


Machinery & Equipment

TROLLING MOTOR: Electric. Minn Kota Turbo 32lbs thrust. $35. Boat Trailer Mover. $10. Car Buffer $10. 570-825-7251


Medical Equipment

HOSPITAL BED: Electric. Hardly used. Complete. $400. 570-947-1451 LIFT CHAIR / recliner. Medium size. Good condition. $250. Call 570-357-8025 POWER CHAIR Jazzy Select, $700 or best offer ALSO, regular wheelchair, with extra weight support. $100. Call for more details 570-829-2411 POWER CHAIR: Jazzy. With leg supports. Red, comes with charger. May need a new battery. $350.00. 570-331-0632

BATHROOM SINK SET: Gerber white porcelain bathroom sink with mirror and medicine cabinet. Matching set. $80. 570-331-8183 BLU TOOTH used 12 volt $50. 12 volt travel cooler $35. 12 volt refrigerator $35. Jack LaLanne power juicer $50. Sharp SF 7320 copy machine. $150 570-675-7024 BUMPER rear chrome 88-98 Chevy/GMC fullsize pickup. Mint condition $200. Tailgate 88-98 cChevy fullsize pickup, no rust or dents. Good condition. $75. Call after 3pm 655-3197 CLEATS, Armour size 11, $25. Softball cleats, Nike, size 9 $20, Truck cap $275, Boiler, oil, $100, Traffic signals, $50, 570-760-4830 DECORATING ITEMS. Large assortment of sunflower. $.50 to $10. 570-301-8515 DISHES. 2 sets of china, Service for 12. $100. Yellow set, service for 8, $40 570-824-2571 FENCING, white picket style, 4 ft X 8 ft., approx 10-15. FREE OF CHARGE. Call (570) 829-1278 FIREPLACE, electric, built in heater, $300, TRAVEL CASE, Golf club, $10.WIRING, 250” roll 12/3, $50 570-675-7024 GARAGE SALE ITEMS. Air conditioner, 5000 BTU, $40. Convection kero, HTA 23k, $50 TV/DVD combo 20” $40. 570-868-6655 HEADBOARD: Black lacquer with gold trim. $10. 20 inch Haier TV. Great condition. $18. Costume jewelry, all kinds $1.00 each. Costume crystal butterfly watch brand new $5. 570-235-4928 LAMPS. stand up $25 each. ‘89 Chevy S10 truck bedliner. $40, SPOILER, for ‘00 Chevy Cavalier. $10, CARB, 4 barrel from running Chevy motor. $50/ TV, GE, 28”, works good, needs remote. $90 570-740-1246 MAKEUP MIRROR: Conair, two sided, lighted, 4 modes on pedestal. $25. firm. 570-675-0248 MISCELLANEOUS: Gazelle Exercise Machine. Used twice. Assembled. $125. Lexmark color printer. New in box. $20. Magnavox VCR with all hook ups & remote. $25. AM/FM/Cassette CD player. $30. Sharp surround sound speakers. Set of 5. $20. Call Jamie 570-822-8957 MOVIE LOT. VHS. reduced to $2 each or 22 for $35. STAND, VHS, $5. Cash or paypal 570-735-2661 RELIGIOUS ITEMS Hand made Rosaries, $5. Pope John Paul II Memoriblia. 570-829-2411 TIRES: 4 BF Goodrich Radial Long Trail P225/ 70R16. $100 570-675-0248 TRAILER HITCH with hardware, fits 20052008 Escape, Mercury Mariner, Mazda Tribute $110 or best offer. 570-466-1214 TRAIN SET. HO with box. Diesel, $75. SAW, Black & Decker circular, $18, CLOCK, wall, 31 day, 1970’s.$30, TOOL BOX, small, $20 570-735-1589 VACUUM Bissell wide cleaning path, all attachments, powerforce, bagless turbo, 12 amps MZX1MUM $45. One portable Pronto 2 in 1 Electrolux with charger & stand $20. 570-735-8730 or 570-332-8094


Musical Instruments

CLARINETTE 42, solid state 3 piece, stereo, phono & eight track stereo tape player with speakers. Albums & tapes available. $50 (570) 735-6167 GUITAR. Nearly new. 6 string Electric acoustic. $90 Charlie 333-4604


Office Equipment

PRINTER, Fax, Copier, Scanner. 4 in 1 HP Series 2200. Excellent condition $50. 570-675-4383


Photo Equipment

BACK UP CAMERA 12 volt, used $50. 570-675-7024 MANFROTTO MONO-POD. Model 681B. Excellent condition. $50 or best offer. 570-788-2388


Pools & Spas

LADDER: “A” Frame for above ground pool. Purchased last year for $180. Sell for $100. Optional conversion kit $15. 570-574-2149 POOL: 15’ metal frame pool, with ladder, filter pump and more, 42” high. Used 1 year. $170. (570) 655-4915 SWIMMING POOL: 24ft round, 4ft deep. Plains. YOU dismantle and remove. Pump/filter not included. $350. 570-823-2958


Restaurant Equipment


8x12 walk in cooler $2300; 8x8x10 walk in freezer $3800; Pizza oven with stones $2000; Stainless steel kitchen hood $3000; Stainless steel pizza oven hood $4000; bread pan rack $100; 2 soup warmers for $100; 2 door sandwich prep table $500. All equipment is sold as is. For more info, call



Somerset Dough Sheeter, Model CAR-100. Only 1 available. $1,500 Call for more info



SOMERSET TURN OVER MACHINE model SPM45, $500; ALSO, Bunn Pour Over Coffee Machine, Model # STF15, $225 For more info, call



AMERICAN EAGLE MIXER, 20 quart mixer, Model AE-20, with timer and guard, $1300. ALSO, Bev Air 2 door refrigerator/ sandwich prep table, Model SP48-12, $1300.

Call 570-498-3616 for more details.

776 Sporting Goods BACKBOARD, Basketball, fiberglass with rim and net. $25. 570-824-0591 BICYCLE. Boy’s 20” Pacific DS2, 6 speed. $30. Boy’s 20” Magna Excitor, 21 speed. $40 570-868-6018 BOWLING BALL: 8lb blue marble with beige & blue case, $30. 570-829-4776 BOWLING BALL: NEW 16 pound Brunswick Groove Blue/burgundy. This ball is new in the box $15.00. 570-829-2695 CAMO HUNTINGBLIND. Portable For single person. $50 570-829-1541 FISHING EQUIPMENT. 12 fly rods and reels, 12 spinning rods and reels. $10-$50 each. Call for details. 570-693-0212 GOLF CLUBS: Driver. Cleveland HiBore XLS 9.0 draw. $25 (4) various drivers $10. each. 570-735-4824 HELMETS one XL red, Surround ATV helmet $50. One XXL Camo-Surround ATV helmet $50. One large black vector sport ATV helmet $25. 570-735-7742 PING PONG TABLE: Regulation size with net. Folds up in middle, on wheels. Very good condition. $180. 570-574-8766 POOL TABLE: Coin-Operated/ Bar Size. Slate top. Good Condition $450. 570-947-1451


Televisions/ Accessories

TELEVISION. 25”Nice cabinet, working. FREE 570-654-4113





Sunday, May 15, 2011



Front Wheel Drive, Auto., Air, Pwr. Locks, Side Air Bags, 16” Steel Wheels, Roof Rails, Pwr. Windows, Keyless Entry with Remote, Safety Canopy, Cargo Cover


72 Mos.

NEW 2011 FORD ESCAPE XLS 4X4 All Wheel Drive, Automatic, Pwr. Locks, 16” Steel Wheels, Pwr. Windows, Air, Keyless Entry with Remote, Safety Canopy, Side Air Bags APR FOR

1 10 00 0 TO CHOOSE FROM


NEW 2011 FORD ESCAPE XLT 4X4 All Wheel Drive, XLT, Safety Canopy, CD, Side Impact Air Bags, Pwr. Driver’s Seat, Auto., PW, PDL, Air, Fog Lamps, Privacy Glass, Roof Rack, Keyless Entry, 16” Alum. Wheels, Rear Cargo Convenience Pkg., Sirius Satellite Radio, SYNC, APR FOR Mos.

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Automatic, Advanced Trac with Electronic Stability Control, Side Curtains, AM/FM/CD, Pwr. Door Locks, Air, Remote Keyless Entry, Tilt Wheel, Pwr. Mirrors

Auto., Air, Pwr. Mirrors, Advance Trac with Electronic Stability Control, Side Curtains, AM/FM/CD, Pwr. Door Locks, Tilt Wheel, SYNC, Sport Appearance Pkg., Rear Spoiler, Cruise Control, 15” Alum. Wheels, Winter Pkg., Heated Seats, Keyless Entry w/Keypad

24 Mos.

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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 5/31/11.



Remote Keyless Entry, Air, AM/FM/CD, Pwr. Locks, Side Curtain Air Bags, Anti-Theft Sys., Side Impact Air Bags, Message Center, MyKey

Auto., AM/FM/CD, Tilt Wheel, PW, PDL, Pwr. Seat, Safety Pkg., Side Impact Air Bags, Anti-Theft Sys., 1st & 2nd Air Curtains, Sirius Satellite Radio, Keyless Entry, Message Center, SYNC


Auto., CD, Anti-Theft Sys., Side Curtain Air Bags, 16” Steel Wheels, Tilt Wheel AC, Instrument Cluster, Message Center, PW, PL, Keyless Entry, Pwr. Side Mirrors, Convenience Pkg., Cruise Control, Map Light, Fog Lamps, Perimeter Alarm, MyFord, SYNC, Sirius Satellite Radio, MyKey

72 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 5/31/11.

NEW 2011 FORD F-150 4X4 3.7L V6, Auto., Air, AM/FM/CD, Cloth Seat, Cruise Control, 40/20/40 Split Seat, XL Plus Pkg., XL Decor Group, ABS

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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 5/31/11.

NEW 2011 FORD EDGE SEL AWD All Wheel Drive, SEL, Auto., ABS, V6, Remote Keyless Entry with Keypad, Rear Spoiler, Anti-Theft Sys., CD, Personal Safety Sys., Safety Canopy, Side Impact Air Bags, Sirius Satellite Radio, Cruise, Dual Electronic Climate Control, Convenience Group, PW, Auto. Headlamps, Pwr. Seat, Reverse Sensing, PDL, 18” Alum. Wheels, MyKey, MyFord LCD Display

FOOT BOX 24 Mos.

72 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 5/31/11.

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72 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 5/31/11.

CALL NOW 823-8888 1-800-817-FORD Overlooking Mohegan Sun 577 East Main St., Plains

Just Minutes from Scranton or W-B


*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. See salesperson for details. All payments subject to credit approval by the primary lending source, Tier 0 rate. Special APR financing cannot be combined with Ford cash rebate. “BUY FOR” prices are based on 72 month at $18.30 per month per $1000 financed with $2,500 down (cash or trade). Photos of vehicles are for illustration purposes only. Coccia Ford is not responsible for any typographical errors. No Security Deposit Necessary. See dealer for details. Sale ends MAY 31, 2011.


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Televisions/ Accessories

TELEVISION: 27 inch RCA TV with Stand. $30. Call 570-357-8025 TELEVISION: Toshiba. 56 inch Hi Def, DLP Projection Model 56MX195. included. Stand Needs Lamp Bulb $100.00. 570-443-7527 TV: Sony 27” Trinitron color $75. Mintek DVD Player $15 570-829-4776



BUFFER Coleman Powermate new in box. ROUTER, Black & Decker 1.5 hp. $20 each. 570-288-9940 STEEL CABINETS 22”d x 19”w x 34”h. 2 sliding bearing drawers. 1 door. Excellent for workbench. Very strong and rigid. $60. each. 2 for $110. CABINET - old white metal cabinet with 1 drawer & 1 door. 36”x20”x16”. $35. 570-735-5916

786 Toys & Games


Video Game Systems/Games

PS2 GAMES: Call Of Duty 3 Special Edition $12. Call Of Duty World At War Final Fronts $15. Guitar Hero $10. Hitman 2 $10. Dance Dance Revolution Extreme 2 $12. Tekken Tag Tournament (some scratches works fine) $5. PLAYSTATION GAMES: Spongebob Squarepants Supersponge $10. Tony Hawks Pro Skater (some scratches works fine) $5. Crash Bandicoot 2 Cortex Strikes Back (some scratches works fine) $5. PC GAMES: Hells Kitchen (Windows Vista, XP or MAC) $15. Excellent Condition unless noted. Cash or PayPal. Take $85 for all. 570-735-2661

796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise


baseball, football, basketball, hockey & non-sports. Sets, singles & wax. 570-212-0398

BICYCLE. Girls 20” like new, $20. Includes training wheels. TABLE, Fisher Price 3 in 1, $25, 570-675-7873 GAME TABLE 10 IN 1 Pool, hockey, basketball, etc. Approximate 4 X 6 - $45. 570-868-6018 GAME TABLE SET. 10 in 1. Pool, hockey basketball, etc. Approximately 4x6 $45. 570-868-6018 LITTLE TIKES. Work bench with some tools, Dollhouse with furniture and dolls, Slide. $10 each 570-474-0154

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Stereo/TV/ Electronics

RADIO: AM/FM. Works Great! $25. 570-829-3473 TELEVISION: Sony 65” Projection TV. Excellent Condition. $250 or best offer and you can come and get it! 570-287-7162 TV - Sony Trinitron. 27”(D) with remote. Excellent shape. $85. 570-735-5916.





Family Raised. Call 570-510-6428

ALASKAN MALAMUTE PUPPY AKC RARE Red & white, 1 female, shots & wormed, $450 each. Call 570-477-3398

CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES Home raised. 1st shots & wormed. Short & longhair. $400 each. Call 570-991-0160

Pet Services



is now offering Pony Day Camp. Booking now for June and July dates. For rates and reservations contact Alice at: 570-579-4473/ 570-379-3459 THERAPY DOG and Canine good citizen class. Starting 5/21/11. Call Mary 570-332-4095


Pet Supplies

Call 829-7130 Place your pet ad and provide us your email address This will create a seller account online and login information will be emailed to you from “The World of Pets Unleashed” You can then use your account to enhance your online ad. Post up to 6 captioned photos of your pet Expand your text to include more information, include your contact information such as e-mail, address phone number and or website.

800 PETS & ANIMALS 815



Yellow $300. Black $250. Labs are 8 weeks old. Wormed 570-836-1090

REPTILE TANK. 10 gallon, wire mesh lid, heat lamp, cave and pond. $20 570-474-0154

900 REAL ESTATE 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.


YORKIE PUPPIES: Two puppies. Free to good home. Conact: tiltonmichael81


921 N. Main St., Investment property. Off-street parking. 4000 sq ft. Building has 2 furnished apartments, work shop, front showroom, underground garage & nice back yard. Call (570) 498-3670 to set up an appointment $255,000


906 Homes for Sale

906 Homes for Sale

906 Homes for Sale





8 Circle Drive Only one lucky family will be able to make this home their own! Beautifully kept Ranch with 2 car garage, new bath, partially finished basement, 3 season room, almost 1 acre in Dallas School District. Home Warrancy included. For more information and photos visit our website at www.atlas MLS #11-370 $174,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

Mountaintop Unbelievable VALUE! Oaklawn Ave,

14 Mountain top PA 18707 cape cod, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, dining room, office/study, family room, finished basement, .38 acre, deck. At Your Service Realty Inc. Lisa Poholek $85,450 Call (570)902-9983




906 Homes for Sale

906 Homes for Sale

ITALIAN MASTIFF/ CANE CORSO PUPPIES Ready to go. All Shots & Wormed. $500 or best offer. Call (570) 991-5457

PUREBRED TEACUP CHIHUAHUA PUPS 2 females, 3 males 8 weeks old. $500 (570) 371-3035


2 bathrooms. Double car detached garage, approximately .35 acres, deck. All season sunroom, hardwood floors, oak kitchen, large private backyard, pool, potting shed. $145,000 Call 570-760-1891 before 3:00 p.m. to set an appointment

WILKES-BARRE Large Modern Bi Level. Newly remodeled, hardwood floors, 2 story addition. Deck, garage, large fenced yard. Quiet neighborhood. Extra amenities. $190,000 Call 570-814-5948


Single family built in 2005. 2.5 baths, two story with attached garage. Oil furnace with central air. 90 x 140 corner lot. Kitchen with center cooking island, dining room, raised ceiling with glass door entry & hardwood floor. Carpeting thru out home. Tiled kitchen and bath. Kitchen appliances included.

NICELY PRICED $219,900 (570) 233-1993

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375 Greenpond Rd. Well kept Ranch in Midway Manor with 7 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage, newer furnace. MLS #10-4474 $162,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716


Post Office Road 10 year old 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath Ranch home with 2 car plus garage, full basement. Open floor plan, modern kitchen, gas fireplace, wall to wall carpet. Large deck & shed on 3.7 acres Asking $225,000 Call (570) 466-5921 or (570) 417-4741




148 Stites Street


PRICE REDUCED! Move right into this 3 Bedroom,1 3/4 Bath Split level on a cul de sac in Sutton Hills. Modern eat in kitchen, oak cabinets, Living room, wood, Fireplace with new Stainless Steel liner, Lower Level family room, laundry, Bath. Private back yard, deck, garage. New roof, lifetime leafless gutters, driveway expanded, shelving in garage. Quiet, private, Lake Lehman schools. $169,900 MLS# 10-2545 Call Sue Barre 570-696-5417

SMITH HOURIGAN 570-696-1195

650 sq. ft. On corner lot with 2 car garage. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, walk up attic & full heated basement, hardwood floors with three season room. Freshly painted & move in condition. 570-446-3254

WILKES-BARRE Affordable Newly built 3 bedroom home. 20-year no-interest mortgage. Must meet Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity eligibility requirements. Inquire at 570-820-8002

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Income & Commercial Properties


401 Shoemaker St. MAY 14 & 15 1:00PM TO 4:00PM $120,000 80’ X 120’ LOT 3 bedrooms, 1 bath Large eat in kitchen, living room, family room, 2 car detached garage, newer roof, vinyl siding, replacement windows. Front & back porches. INCLUDES: Gas range, washing machine, gas dryer, (2) A/C units & window treatments 570-283-1457

5 UNIT MULTI FAMILY 2 Buildings. 4 Car garage. Prime location with over 6,000 sf. 3 New furnaces in last 2 years. New roof in ‘08. Separate utilities. Close to churches, parks & town. Fully rented gross income over $25,000!! $169,000 OBO 570-563-1261

912 Lots & Acreage


New Section in Highland Hills, Charles Place Open! Four 1+ acre lots available. Call 570-498-9244

Apartments/ Unfurnished


Apartments/ Furnished


Charming, Victorian 2 bedroom 3rd floor apartment. 70% furnished. 34 West Ross St. View at Most utilities included with rent. Historic building is non smoking and pet free. Base rent: $700. Security & References required. Call Vince: 570-762-1453


Apartments/ Unfurnished

Short term or month to month as needed. 2 bedroom, completely furnished apartment in beautiful area. Includes all appliances, utilities, cookware, dishes etc. Carport included. $800 month. 570-675-2486


TOWNHOUSE Wildflower Village Like NEW!. 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, living room, large dining/kitchen area, patio. $695/mo pus utilities. No Pets 570-696-4393


3 rooms, wall to wall carpeting, appliances, coin-op laundry, off street parking, security. No pets. $410/month (570) 655-1606


Large, partially furnished 1 bedroom, all utilities included. $750 / month. Call 570-267-0855


2 apartments Modern 1st floor 2 bedroom apartment & large 2nd floor 3 bedroom apartment. Washer & dryer. Gas heat. Off street parking. No pets. $600 - $690. Call Joe 570-881-2517


PRISTINE 2 BEDROOM. APT. Available June 1st Taking applications now. $700/month. + security. Includes appliances, sewer & trash. No smoking & no pets!! Off Street Parking, References & background check required. Call 570-675-8627 leave message


4 Room/2 bedroom, wall to wall carpet, appliances, washer/dryer hookup, off street parking, security, no pets. $470.570-655-1606


2nd floor luxury apartment on Wyoming Ave. 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Large eat-in kitchen, modern appliances, washer/ dryer included. Central air, gas heat, carport. Available June 1st. $695 + utilities. Call 570-574-9500

PERFECTLY CHARMING FORTY FORT SECOND FLOOR, Immaculate 4 rooms with appliances, laundry, porch, parking. Management provided, 2 YEAR SAME RENT $465 + UTILITIES, NO PETS/SMOKING/ EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION REQUIRED.

AMERICA REALTY 570-288-1422



2 bedroom, washer/dryer, refrigerator, dishwasher, gas stove, off-street parking. Newly painted. Front porch. Utilities by tenant. No smoking or pets. $575/month Call (570) 331-3475 leave message

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Apartments/ Unfurnished



FIRST FLOOR DUPLEX. UNIQUE $595 + UTILITIES. Cook’s kitchen with built-ins, formal dining room, front/rear enclosed porches, custom window coverings. TWO YEAR SAME RENT, NO PETS/SMOKING/EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION Managed

AMERICA REALTY 570-288-1422


143 E. Bennett St. High end, ultra modern, fireplace, bar & fully equipped kitchen. BBQ deck, off street parking, central air, powder room, huge master bedroom. 2nd floor, washer & dryer, double sink designer bathroom . 3rd floor 2nd bedroom or office & powder room $775 + utilities. (570) 881-4993


72 E. W alnut St. 2nd floor, located in quiet neighborhood. Kitchen, living room, dining room, sun room, bathroom. 2 large and 1 small bedrooms, lots of closets, built in linen, built in hutch, hardwood and carpeted floors, fireplace, storage room, yard, w/d hookup and new stove. Heat and hot water incl. Available May 1. 1 yr. lease + security $900/month 570-406-1411


Apartments/ Unfurnished

A GREAT PLACE!!! LIKE NEW!! 2 bedroom

apartment in great neighborhood. 2nd floor. Includes new kitchen (with new stove, dishwasher & microwave) & bath w/washer dryer hookup. Hardwood throughout with ceramic tile in kitchen and bath. $695/mo + utilities and security. No Pets, references required. Call Scott (570) 823-2431 Ext. 137

PLYMOUTH Available May 15th

1 bedroom, 2nd floor, modern bath, water included. No pets. $400/month + security. Call 570-575-2868


Commercial Properties

Apartments/ Unfurnished


Charming 2 bedroom, 2nd floor apartment, features a fireplace, built-in bookcases, large living room, dining room, eat-in kitchen, sun room & much more! $525 + utilities. Available June 1. Please call 570-714-8568

PITTSTON AREA Apartments for

Rent. 2nd floor, washer, dryer hook ups, heat & water included. No pets. Call 570-654-2433


E.Light, WALNUT ST. bright, 1st

floor, 2 bedrooms, elevator, carpeted, Security system. Garage. Extra storage & cable TV included. Laundry facilities. Heat & hot water furnished. Fine neighborhood. Convenient to bus & stores. No pets. References. Security. Lease. No smokers please. $840. 570-287-0900


ment in beautiful home. For lease, available immediately, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, all appliances provided, washer/dryer on premises, offstreet parking, no pets. Living room dining room, and basement with plenty of storage. $1,000/mo. Call 570-709-2481


bath, laundry area, new carpets/flooring, quiet area, $625/mo + heat and electric. 2 BEDROOM, 2nd floor, off street parking, large living space. $425/mo + utilities. No pets or smoking in either. 570-820-8822


Walking Distance to the Casino!! 2 bedroom, 1 bath, living room, kitchen, off street parking. $600/month + utilities, security & references. Call Classic Properties Nikki Callahan 718-4959 Ext. 1306


2 bedroom apt. Heat, water, stove & fridge included. Near bus stop. $500/mo. No smoking or pets. Security & references required. Call (570) 592-2902

Very clean 1st floor. 2 bedrooms. Heat included. $500/ per month. Call (570) 696-2357

LUZERNE 3 rooms & bath,

wall to wall carpet, stove, washer, dryer hook-up, gas heat. $350/month + utilities & security. No pets. 570-288-2617


1st floor, 1 bedroom. Heat, water, garbage & sewage included. Off street parking. All appliances included. $530 + security. Call 570-406-5221


353 East Ridge St 1 person apartment. 1st floor. Heat, water, sewage & garbage included. All appliances & parking. $540/ month. Call 570-301-3170


Commercial Properties


2 bedroom, 2nd floor.Includes water, sewer & garbage. Off street parking. No smoking or pets. Available June 1st. $550/mo.+ security. Call (570) 709-3288


Handicap equipped. Large 2 bedroom. Includes electric lift, oversized doors, large sit in shower. Appliances. Heat, hot water & much more. Available immediately. References requested. Call (570) 417-3299

COMMERCIAL SPACE KINGSTON FOR RENT 620 Market St. Newly Renovated Prime Space. 1,250 sq. ft., Near Kingston Corners. Great location for retail or business office. Easy Access and parking. Call Cliff 570-760-3427

PLAINS TWP 7 PETHICK DRIVE OFF RTE. 315 1200 & 700 SF Office Available. Reasonable. 570-760-1513

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$675. per month For appointment & further information call 570-237-6070


Half Doubles

EDWARDSVILLE Recently remodeled

large Victorian half double. 3 bedrooms. Walk-out basement. Private yard. Porch swing. Washer dryer hookup. $700. Call 570-237-0124

KINGSTON Newly renovated. 2

bedroom. Basement, attic, yard. $500 + utilities, security & lease. Call 570-287-5491

Great Commercial Store Front, & Inside Suites Available Steps from New Intermodal Hub & Public Parking

Starting at $650

utilities included FREE RENT - Call For Details Today!



Apartments/ Unfurnished


Immediate Occupancy!!

MARTIN D. POPKY APARTMENTS 61 E. Northampton St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

• Affordable Senior Apartments • Income Eligibility Required • Utilities Included! • Low cable rates; • New appliances; laundry on site; • Activities! • Curb side Public Transportation

Please call 570-825-8594 TDD/TTY 800-654-5984


ST. STANISLAUS APARTMENTS 141 Old Newport Rd., Newport Twp.

Affordable, Accessible 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments Income Eligibility* Required. Rents: $455-$656 plus electric

(*Maximum Incomes vary according to household size)

• High Efficiency Heat/Air Conditioning • Newer Appliances • Laundry Rooms • Community Room • Private Parking • Rent Includes Water, Sewer & Refuse For more info or to apply, please call: 570-733-2010 TDD: 800-654-5984 Great, Convenient Location!

Apply Today!

Spacious 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 baths. large eat-in kitchen, carpeted, finished attic, parking, no pets. $675 + utilities, security, lease. 570-288-2867 leave message

LARKSVILLE bedroom, 1 bath

3 half double, Freshly cleaned & painted. Tenant pays all utilities including sewer. $550 plus security. Call (570) 332-5723



lst floor. Convenient location. 2 bedroom, living room, modern kitchen, wall to wall carpet. Washer/dryer hookups. Large fenced yard. Heat, hot water, lease, security & references. No Pets. $585/per month, Call (570)822-4302


1 & 2 bedroom apartments. Laundry facility. Off street parking available. Starting at $440. 570-332-5723


West River St. Large 2, 3, & 4 bedroom apartments. Heat & hot water included. Balcony. Off street parking. Washer dyer hookup. Pets OK. $855 - $950. Call 570-237-0124


Commercial Properties


Rte. 315 2,000 SF Office / Retail Next to Gymboree 4,500 SF Office Showroom, Warehouse Loading Dock 4 Acres touching I81 will build to suit. Call 570-829-1206

OFFICE, RETAIL OR WAREHOUSE SPACE WILKES-BARRE Starting at $300.00/month. First month free. 570-829-0897

315 PLAZA 1750 & 3200 SF Retail / Office Space Available 570-829-1206

Half Doubles


3 bedroom, fully equipped kitchen, living, dining, w/d hookup. Yard, no pets. Sewer, garbage, cable, partial heat included. $665 per month. First and last month’s rent. Security and references required. 570-954-0655

WILKES-BARRE 178 Charles St

Available Now! 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, Townhouse style. No Section 8. $550/month + utilities. References & security required. Call 570-301-2785

953 Houses for Rent


2 bedroom, 2 bath home in beautiful rural setting next to Friedman Farms. $1,100 monthly. Call 570-822-2992

HUNLOCK CREEK Retreat. 3 bed-

953 Houses for Rent


Prospect Street Remodeled single family home. 3 large bedrooms. Extra room. 2 baths. Living room, dining room, family room, eat-in kitchen. Large backyard. $625 + security. 201-647-7674


Roommate Wanted


4 bedroom home in nice neighborhood. 3 bathrooms. Remodeled upstairs. All utilities included. $400/mo 570-814-2141

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971 Vacation & Resort Properties

room home. 2 baths. Hardwood floors. 1 car attached garage. 3 car detached garage. Pool, hot tup & appliances included. $950 + utilities. Available Immediately. Call 386-873-1879

JACKSON TWP. 3 Bedrooms.



available! Shaded. Showers, flush toilets, water & electric. Lake fishing, canoeing, biking & golf. 20 minutes from Wilkes-Barre. 570-639-5478 or 570-371-9770

Sunday, May 15, 2011

971 Vacation & Resort Properties

WILDWOOD CREST Ocean front, on

the Beach. 1 bedroom Condo, pool. 5/6-6/23 $1,250/ week. 06/24 - 9/9 $1,550/week 570-693-3525

1129 Gutter Repair & Cleaning



Estate Cleanouts, Attics, Cellars, Garages, Fire & Flood Damage. Free Estimates, Same Day Service! 570-822-4582

Building & Remodeling

Northeast Contracting Group

Decks, Roofs, Siding, Masonry, Driveways, Patios, Additions, Garages, Kitchens, Baths, etc (570) 338-2269


Cleaning & Maintainence

Residential / Commercial Cleaning by Lisa. Pet Sitting also available. Call Today! 570-690-4640 or 570-696-4792

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Painting & Wallpaper


Painting & Wallpaper


PA#067136- Fully Licensed & Insured. We install custom seamless rain gutters & leaf protection systems. CALL US TODAY ABOUT OUR 10% OFF WHOLE HOUSE DISCOUNT! 570-561-2328

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Lawn Care


Reliable service & reasonable rates! 570-829-5444 570-332-4199

Int./Ext. Experts! Aluminum, Wood & Deck Staining Free Estimates Licensed-Insured 30 Years Experience Book Now & Receive 10% Off 570-283-5714


Looking for the right deal on an automobile? Turn to classified. It’s a showroom in print! Classified’s got the directions! A.B.C. Professional Painting 36 Yrs Experience We Specialize In New Construction Residential Repaints Comm./Industrial All Insurance Claims Apartments Interior/Exterior Spray,Brush, Rolls WallpaperRemoval Cabinet Refinishing Drywall/Finishing Power Washing Deck Specialist Handy Man FREE ESTIMATES Larry Neer 570-606-9638 Collect cash, not dust! Clean out your basement, garage or attic and call the Classified department today at 570829-7130!

Serra Painting Book Now For Spring & Save. All Work Guaranteed Satisfaction. 30 Yrs. Experience Powerwash & Paint Vinyl, Wood, Stucco Aluminum. Free Estimates You Can’t Lose! 570-822-3943


Paving & Excavating


3 Generations of experience. Celebrating 76 years of Pride & Tradition! CALL NOW & Get The 1st Seal Coating FREE with signed contract. Licensed and Insured. Free estimates.

570-474-6329 Lic.# PA021520

Mountain Top

PAVING & SEAL COATING Patching, Sealing, Residential/Comm. Licensed Bonded Insured 570-868-8375

No smoking. No pets. $900/month + utilities Call (570) 498-0612


3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bath single. 1st floor laundry. Many extras. All new, inside and out. Rent to own. Owner financing available. 570-817-0601 Leave message with phone number

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55 Loomis St 3 bedroom, wall to wall carpet, full basement & attic, stove, fridge & water included. No pets. $630 plus security 570-814-1356

Time for change...


Paid for by the Committee to Elect Liz Martin

all appliances provided. Call 570-822-7039


Available June 1st Large 2 bedroom, 2nd floor. deck, screened porch, gas heat. No pets. $500/month + utilities, security & references. Call 570-881-8979 or 570-650-3008



Lexington Village Nanticoke, PA Many ranch style homes. 2 bedrooms 2 Free Months With A 2 Year Lease $795 + electric


264 Academy St 2 bedrooms, newly renovated building. Washer & dryer. $600/per month includes heat, hot water and parking. 646-712-1286 570-328-9896 570-855-4744


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