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Synthetic drugs are taking toll nationwide

In speech at Pa. wind turbine plant, president says America needs to move toward independence from foreign oil

Obama: Pump pain will continue By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press

FAIRLESS HILLS — Pitching the promise of energy independence, President Barack Obama cautioned Wednesday that it’s going to be tough to transition from America’s oil-dependent economy and acknowledged there’s little he can do to lower gas prices over the short term. “I’m just going to be honest with you. There’s not much we can do Obama next week or two weeks from now,” the president told workers at a wind turbine plant. It’s a theme Obama’s struck before as he tries to show voters he’s attuned to a top economic concern with gas prices pushing toward $4 a gallon. Obama said he wants to move toward “a future where America is less dependent on foreign oil, more reliant on clean energy produced by workers like you.” That will happen by reducing oil imports, tapping domestic energy sources and shifting the nation to renewable and less polluting sources of energy, such as wind, the president says. He has set a goal of reducing oil imports by See GAS, Page 12A

Use of substances including bath salts is sending thousands to the ER. By JIM SALTER and JIM SUHR Associated Press

INDIANOLA, Iowa — Synthetic substances that mimic marijuana, cocaine and other illegal drugs are making users across the nation seriously ill, causing seizures and hallucinations and even killing some people. The products are often packaged as incense or bath salts and can be obtained for as little as $10 at many head shops. As more people experiment with them, the results are becoming evi- INdent at hospitals: SIDE: West a sharp spike in Pittston the number of us- joins effort to ban bath ers who show up salts, page with problems 2A. ranging from labored breathing and rapid heartbeats to extreme paranoia and delusions. The symptoms can persist for days. At the request of The Associated Press, the American Association of Poison Control Centers analyzed nationwide figures on calls related to synthetic drugs. The findings showed an alarming increase in the number of people seeking medical attention. At least 2,700 people have fallen ill since January, compared with fewer than 3,200 cases in all of 2010. At that pace, medical emergencies related to synthetic drugs could go up nearly fivefold by the end of the year.


Gas prices hit $3.75 for a gallon of regular, topping the national average of $3.70, Wednesday at this gas station in Wilkes-Barre. President Obama said Wednesday there’s not much than can be done about the high prices in the short run.

Inspired to help the poor Brothers, W-B natives, are successes, humanitarians By BILL O’BOYLE


Kathleen McLaughlin Coslett, left, and Ellen Franco stand at a display of ‘Brothers & Fathers’ in Barnes & Noble Bookstore.

Planned Back Mtn. pipeline, metering station explained By SARAH HITE


WILKES-BARRE -- Two brothers now in their 80s – one a selfmade millionaire and the other a respected priest who has devoted most of his life to ministering to the poor – have authored a memoir detailing their humanitarian efforts to inspire others to take on similar projects. George and John Esseff, na-

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is planned. The gathering line will tap into the Williams-owned Transco pipeline, which provides “100 percent of Back Mountain residents’ gas” if their provider is UGI, said Ryan Savage, general manager of Midstream Operations in the Appalachian Basin. Savage said the natural gas coming from several wells will meet at the Springville Gathering Line, which will also pass through the Lathrop Compressor Station in Tunkhannock Township. He said the facility was cen-

WILKES-BARRE – Representatives from Williams Midstream Operations, a subsidiary of Williams Gas Co., unveiled detailed plans Wednesday to construct a pipeline and metering station in Dallas Township. At a conference with Times Leader staffers, the Tulsa, Okla.-based company said applications have been filed in the township to construct a 33mile pipeline from Springville Township in Susquehanna County to a site off Hildebrandt Road in Dallas Township, where a metering station See STATION, Page 12A

tives of Wilkes-Barre’s Rolling Mill Hill section, also will bring their story to King’s College next week in a special program – “Charting Our Future by Recalling Our Past.” George Esseff, a successful entrepreneur, and John Esseff are 18 months apart. They grew up in Wilkes-Barre and went on to lead distinguished lives. George is a retired business-

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Pierantoni cites experience, work ethic By SHEENA DELAZIO

WILKES-BARRE – If Fred Pierantoni had to describe himself, he’d say he’s a workhorse with invaluable experience as a magisterial district judge. Pierantoni, 52, of Dupont, told The Times Leader endorsement board he has handled at least 70,000 cases as a district judge in Pittston for nearly two decades, and 28 years of civil matters in his private practice. “(Becoming a county judge) is a natural transition,” Pierantoni said. “I feel I have the legal and judicial experience … and given the opportunity, I could serve all resi6

man who made millions in titanium. He is married with children and lives in California. Monsignor John Esseff said his spouse is the Church and his children are all around the world. He worked with the late Mother Teresa. George has divested himself of most of his wealth – his airplane,


FRED PIERANTONI Age: 52 Education: Wilkes University, degree in political science; Temple University School of Law Law experience: Former Luzerne County assistant district attorney; former civil litigator at Rosenn, Jenkins & Greenwald; private attorney since 1984; district judge since 1992. Community affiliations: District 14-W Lions International, Hughestown Lions Club, Holy Mother of Sorrows Church, Irem Temple Shriner, UNICO, Dupont Polish American Citizens Club, St. John’s Lodge 233, advisory board member NEPA Veterans Multicare Alliance, Wyoming Valley Drug and Alcohol, Greater Pittston AntiDrug Coalition, Greater Wyoming Valley Crime Clinic Family: Wife, the former Donna McLarney; sons, Freddie and Matt; parents, Fred and Betty (Wozniak) Pierantoni.


Fred Pierantoni is a candidate for judge in Luzerne County. He said he supports individual calendars for county judges to handle cases from the beginning to end.

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WVW OKs $15M in borrowing for project Bond from stimulus part of plan to renovate and expand State Street school.


KINGSTON - The Wyoming Valley West School Board on Wednesday approved borrowing more than half of the $28 million for the renovation and expansion of the State Street school. At a special meeting, the board voted 8-0 to fund the project with a $15 million bond that is part of the The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, or federal stimulus package. Joseph Rodriguez, finance manager, said the board could not pass up participating in the Qualified School Construction Bond program available to other schools in the state. “It’s a zero-interest bond,” he said after the meeting. The resolution placed the maximum amount of the bond principal at $18,461,538 and said it would pay for the costs of “planning, designing, constructing, furnishing and/or equipping of capital projects” of the district, as well as paying for the “costs and expenses relating to the issuance” of the note. “We hope to see the bids back at the end of May,” said Rodriguez, adding construction will start in June. The district will borrow another $13 million to complete the funding and that will be a tax-exempt bond, said Rodriguez. How all the borrowing will affect district taxpayers is not known at this time, he said. The district is in the process of preparing its budget, which must be submitted by June 30. This year is especially difficult because under Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed budget, the district is losing $2 million in state funding, Rodriguez said. Attorney Brian Koscelansky of Stevens & Lee, the bond counsel for the district, said still to be determined are the annual payments and how long it will take to pay back the note. A preliminary payment schedule showed approximately $2.3 million a year, but that will be lowered once it’s determined how many other schools participate in the program, said Koscelansky. Likewise whether the district opts to pay off the debt in 14 or 17 years also depends upon the final tally of participating schools, he said.

POLICE BLOTTER WILKES-BARRE – A man was arraigned Wednesday on charges he threatened his sister and officers with a bow and arrow. Charl R. Denton, 49, of Reese Street, was charged with two counts each of aggravated assault, simple assault and terroristic threats. He was arraigned in Wilkes-Barre Central Court and jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $20,000 bail. According to the criminal complaint: Police were summoned to Denton’s residence late Tuesday afternoon to investigate a domestic disturbance involving his sister, Coleen Drazba, who told a 911 call-taker that Denton threatened to shoot an arrow at police officers if they showed up. As officers took cover around the residence, Denton walked out the front door holding empty beer cans. After he was in custody, Drazba told police her brother threatened her with a sword and threatened to shoot her with an arrow, the complaint says. Police said in the complaint they found a bow and arrow and a sword in the residence. A preliminary hearing is scheduled on April 12 in Central Court.


Dismissal of ‘sexting’ suit sought Wyoming County wants suit filed by former Tunkhannock Area student tossed.


SCRANTON – An attorney for Wyoming County has filed a court motion seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a former Tunkhannock Area student who alleged her rights were violated when police confiscated her cell phone as part of a “sexting” investigation. Attorney Michael Donohue of Scranton claims the lawsuit,

filed by a female identified as “N.N.,” does not state a valid cause of action against the county or law enforcement officials who took part in the investigation. The suit, filed in May 2010 by attorney Vic Walczak of the American Civil Liberties Union, stems from a 2009 investigation of “sexting” – which refers to the transmission of sexually explicit photos via the Internet or cell phones – at the Tunkhannock Area School District. The suit originally named the school district and several school officials as defendants.

The district was dismissed from the case last year after it agreed to pay a $33,000 settlement without admitting wrongdoing. The suit alleges former Wyoming County District Attorney George Skumanick and Detective David Ide violated the girl’s right to privacy when they viewed and printed a semi-nude photo of her that was stored on her cell phone. Walczak also contends the girl was subjected to unlawful search and seizure because Skumanick and Ide searched her phone without having probable cause to believe she had

committed a crime. In his motion to dismiss, Donohue says appellate courts have held that school officials need only show that a search conducted on school property was “reasonable” to protect the interests of the school. They do not have to show the search was based on the belief a student had committed a crime. In this case, Tunkhannock Area was in the midst of investigating the improper transmission of explicit photos by students, which meets the “reasonableness” test, Donohue says. Because of that it cannot be held liable, he says.

W-B mayor hopefuls deny backing calls

The phone survey has been asking city residents which candidate they support. By BILL O’BOYLE

WILKES-BARRE – Telephones have been ringing in city homes from callers somewhere in Florida asking about the Democratic candidates running for mayor. Two of the three candidates – Mayor Tom Leighton and Charlotte Raup – said they had nothing to do with the survey. The third Democrat in the race – Nick Punko of Lloyd’s Lane – did not return messages left on his cell phone. David Yonki, author of the online LuLac Political Letter, said his wife, Mary Ann, did take the survey and through conversation she was able to learn that the questioner was in Florida.

None of the participants The Times Leader talked to Wednesday that participated in the survey could tell where the calls came from or what the name of the company was. “They didn’t say where they were from,” said Liza DeWitt of Parsons. “They asked me which candidate I was supporting and I told them (Raup).” DeWitt, Sharon Katsock, also of Parsons, and Julie Kopec of North End said they are all supporting Raup, and each participated in the telephone survey. All three said negative questions were asked about Raup and Leighton, and they agreed there seemed to be more negative questions about Raup. Leighton said he had nothing to do with the survey. “I did not,” he answered when asked if he commissioned the survey. “I’ve been told by some of

my supporters that they have received phone calls from somebody asking negative questions about me. I don’t know who is doing it.” Raup said she didn’t commission the survey either. “I know it wasn’t Nick Punko that did the survey,” Raup said. In a letter to the editor in Wednesday’s Times Leader, Raup said “it is a desperate, baseless allegation from an opponent who is funding this survey.” Raup, coordinator of the city’s Crime Watch organization, has been at odds with Leighton in recent years. The main issue had been Leighton’s refusal to assign a police officer as a liaison to Crime Watch and attend meetings. Leighton did appoint an officer to the position this year. Raup said the survey implies she has “interfered with police work and hindered police investigations.”

“Nothing could be further from the truth,” Raup said. She said she has received recognition, praise and awards from the state police, governor’s office, the district attorney’s office and local law enforcement officers regarding her cooperation and information that has lead to the arrest and conviction of many individuals. DeWitt said the survey seemed to favor Leighton. “It seemed to be a campaign thing for the mayor,” DeWitt said. “Somebody’s commissioning the survey.” Katsock said the caller’s number came up “unknown” on her caller ID. Kopec said her caller didn’t seem to push for either candidate. “They said they were doing an independent survey,” Kopec said. “They weren’t really trying to sell one candidate or the other.”

West Pittston eyes ban on bath salts Borough preparing law on sale, possession of synthetic drugs.

By AMANDA MYRKALO Times Leader Correspondent

WEST PITTSTON – Borough council Tuesday night asked the borough solicitor to prepare an ordinance banning the sale and possession of bath salts and synthetic drugs in West Pittston. Solicitor Mark Bufalino will start the process, which includes preparing an ordinance and reviewing it at a public meeting. Council expects it to be completed in about five weeks. Council President Brian Thornton said the ordinance, proposed by Councilman Pete Musinski, can be reviewed, depending on state and federal decisions, at a later date. Musinski’s key point in the ordinance is to specifically state sale and possession in the ban if the federal government does not. In other action, council ta-

bled a vote on bids for improvement of Susquehanna Avenue. The borough received five bids, ranging from the low of $86,941 from Popple Construction Inc., to $179,370 from Smith Blacktopping Inc. Council will discuss awarding a contract for the work at a later date, after borough engineer Jeremy Nelson confirms numbers and accuracy. The project will include repaving, curbing and new inlets for portions of the street. The work is possible through a $110,000 grant only Susquehanna Avenue is eligible for based upon the Census from 10 years ago. It was also announced street cleaning on streets with no sewer construction, and lawn waste pickup on all streets, start next week. Mayor William Goldsworthy urged the public to “please observe no parking signs for street cleaning. They will start to be enforced next week.”

Bruce R. Thomas Jr. April 5, 2011 ruce R. Thomas Jr., 85, of FolB som, N.J., formerly of Pennsauken, N.J., for over 70 years, passed

away Tuesday, April 5, 2011. He was the beloved son of the late Bruce R. and Ruth Thomas; dear father of Daria (Louis III) DeStefano of Folsom, N.J.; loving grandfather of Louis IV and Alexandra; and dear brother of Elinor (Sheldon) Kocher of Plymouth. Bruce was a born in Plymouth. He was an avid bowler and golfer, former member and club champion at Pennsauken Country Club, a World War II Army Air Force veteran, a retired employee of the Budd Co., and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Relatives and friends of the family are kindly invited to attend his visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the Funeral Home of Inglesby & Sons, 2426 Cove Road, Pennsauken, NJ 08109, followed by funeral service at 11 a.m. InterMore Obituaries, Page 8A

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Matthew Hrabousky, 35, of Plymouth, seen at an earlier court appearance, on Wednesday was sentenced for sexual assault.

Man gets 25 to 30 years in sexual assault of young girls By SHEENA DELAZIO

WILKES-BARRE – A Plymouth man charged with sexually assaulting two girls was sentenced Wednesday to 25 to 50 years in state prison. Matthew Hrabousky, 35, of New Street, was sentenced on 12 related charges stemming from the assaults that occurred over a number of years. “Sitting before you is a monster,” Assistant District Attorney Jenny Roberts told Luzerne County Senior Judge Hugh Mundy. “(Hrabousky) committed one of the most horrific acts … other than homicide.” Prosecutors say Hrabousky began assaulting the girls when they were 5 and 6 years old until the time they were teenagers. The older girl is now 15, Roberts said. Hrabousky pleaded guilty in December to two counts of child pornography, one count of aggravated indecent assault of a child, one count of incest, three counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and five counts of indecent assault. Mundy said that he intended to make sure Hrabousky would not have a chance to commit similar crimes for an extended period of time. “The crimes are heinous,” Mundy said. Hrabousky’s attorney, Thomas Cometa, argued his client took responsibility for his actions by

pleading guilty and should have received a15-to-30-year sentence. Cometa called psychologist William F. Anzalone Jr., who said the father of five suffers from post traumatic stress disorder, severe depression and pedophilia. A state Sexual Offenders Assessment Board member, Paula Brust, testified Hrabousky meets the criteria of a sexually violent predator, and he was deemed so by Mundy. Hrabousky must register his address under Megan’s Law for his entire life and also received two years probation upon his release from prison. According to court papers, two teenage girls separately told investigators in July that Hrabousky began sexually assaulting them when they were between 5 and 8 years old. The assaults continued through the years until the girls became teenagers. Hrabousky initially denied he sexually assaulted the girls, but later admitted he did. He claimed he suffered a nervous breakdown when a relationship with a woman ended in 2000, according to court records. Police said in the criminal complaint that Hrabousky said he sexually assaulted the one girl because the child’s appearance reminded him of his ex-girlfriend. Police said Hrabousky performed acts on the girls throughout the years on several occasions, and the acts stopped when one of the girls told her mother.

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Sara Hansen says she wants to relocate back to her native state

Library director headed to N.J. By ANDREW M. SEDER

WILKES-BARRE – Three years after its last search for an executive director, the Osterhout Free Library has begun another one. Sara D. Hansen, 39, has taken a job as director of the Old Bridge Public Library in Old Bridge, N.J. She said it came down to her wanting to relocate her family back to New Jersey, where she grew up and where she still has family. Her husband and two children, a 13-year-old daughter and an 8-year-old son, are still living in Mountain Top while she’s living with family in New Jersey and coming to Luzerne County on the weekends. Hansen handed in her resignation on Feb. 15, just minutes after the library’s

Area woman charged with heroin sale

board voted 9-4, with one abstention, to approve a plan proposed by the neighboring Westmoreland Club. The plan called for the removal of three trees and laying brickHansen shaped concrete pavers over a 50-by-100-foot grassy area between the two South Franklin Street buildings. Work has since been completed. Hansen spoke out against the plan, saying at the time, “I feel we need more grass on the lawn.” She said children’s programs rely on the lawn and having the children walking elsewhere to find a lawn large enough to hold activities in the city would put the youth and staff

members at risk. On Wednesday, Hansen said she was disappointed with the project, but it was not her reason for leaving. “It had nothing to do with it,” Hansen said. Her leaving was not expected but understood by some board members. Lillian Cohen, one of the four board members who voted against the plan, said she was sorry to see Hansen go but understood her decision. She said that while the timing of the resignation might be viewed with a skeptical eye, it was family, not the board’s vote, that drove her to make her decision. “The timing just happened to be that,” Cohen said. “It was not the lawn.” The Rev. Daniel C. Gunn, the lone board member to abstain in the Westmo-

reland Club vote, said that he was “quite fond” of Hansen and the work she has done in the three years since she arrived from the Lakewood Branch of the Ocean County Library System in Red Bank, N.J. Christopher Kelly, the library’s development director, has been tabbed to fill the directorship on an interim basis until a successor for Hansen is found. Kelly said the new hire will also wear two other hats – administrator of the Luzerne County Library System, which has 10 libraries, and director of the library district that includes those10 plus the library in White Haven. Cohen said she hopes a new hire will be made by September. Messages left with several other board members were not immediately returned on Wednesday.


Renee Andrea Morinelli, 49, of Kingston, was free on bail on similar charges, authorities say.



Ruling goes against Powell

A federal judge has ruled an insurance company no longer has to defend attorney Robert Powell in the “kids for cash” lawsuits that have been filed against him and others. U.S. District Judge A. Richard Caputo on March 31 ruled that the Alea London insurance company has no obligation to defend Powell or pay any damages that may be awarded against him based on an exclusion within the policy for knowing or intentional acts. Powell is among numerous defendants Powell who remain in several federal lawsuits that were filed on behalf of hundreds of juveniles who alleged they were wrongly incarcerated in juvenile detention facilities, including the PA Child Care and Western PA Child Care centers that were once co-owned by Powell. Specific allegations in each of the suits vary, but each allege Powell conspired with former judges Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan to increase the number of juveniles who were incarcerated and thus the profits at Powell’s centers. The decision is one of several rulings that have been issued in favor of insurance companies that have sought to deny coverage to Powell and real estate developer who built the centers, Robert Mericle, who is also a defendant in the cases. SCRANTON

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KINGSTON – A woman free on bail on charges she sold heroin earlier this year was arrested Tuesday on similar allegations. Renee Andrea Morinelli, 49, of Schuyler Avenue, Kingston, was arraigned by District Judge Paul Roberts after she allegedly delivered heroin during a controlled drug buy investigation by Kingston police and the state Office of Attorney General’s Luzerne County Drug Task Force. Authorities allege Morinelli delivered heroin on Saturday. Morinelli was charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and one count each of Morinelli possession of a controlled substance, criminal use of communication facility and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $50,000 bail. Morinelli had been free on $20,000 unsecured bail on similar charges filed by the same authorities in February. In those cases, authorities arranged to buy heroin from Morinelli and agreed to meet her in the parking lot at the Wyoming Valley Mall on Jan. 26. She also delivered heroin at an undisclosed location in Wilkes-Barre on Feb.1, according to arrest records. Morinelli was being watched by authorities when she allegedly sold heroin outside a shopping area in Wilkes-Barre and again on Saturday, arrest records say. When Morinelli was under surveillance on Feb. 24, authorities spotted a Dodge Avenger parked nearby and a passenger, identified as Michael Chance, get out and walk into her apartment. The driver, who was not charged, traveled around the block so as not to raise neighbors’ suspicion. He parked in front of Morinelli’s apartment and picked up Chance, who was inside the apartment for about two minutes, arrest records say. Authorities followed the vehicle to Wyoming Avenue and Market Street, where it stopped. A search of the vehicle turned up 10 heroin packets, which Chance allegedly purchased from Morinelli inside her apartment, according to arrest records. Morinelli’s apartment is in a school zone. Under state law, anyone convicted of selling illegal drugs within 1,000 feet of a school faces a mandatory two-year prison sentence. Morinelli previously served a two-year state prison sentence from June 2006 to June 2008, according to the state Department of Corrections, on burglary and drug convictions in Luzerne County Court. A preliminary hearing is scheduled on April 13 before Roberts.



The American Federation of Government Employees held an informational picket outside the Social Security building in Plains Township on Wednesday. Wendy Seeman and Maxwell Graham attended with about 20 people.

Possible shutdown protested

Union workers at Plains Twp. office say budget dispute will lead to furloughs if issues not resolved. By STEVEN FONDO Times Leader Correspondent

PLAINS TWP. – Local Social Security Administration workers rallied Wednesday to call attention to the impending government shutdown. Chanting “A.F.G.E. under attack. What are we going to “We have do? Fight back!,” members of the well over American Federa1,000 peo- tion of Government Employees held an ple work- informational picket ing here.” near their Plains Township offices beKevin Sibilo cause of concerns Union official about members facing job furloughs if Congress cannot come to a budget agreement by Friday. “We wanted to stress the fact that the government shutdown will affect jobs locally,” said union official Kevin Sibilo. “We don’t know how many people


Marino joins Kidney Caucus


Social Security workers hold signs expressing their views on the budget impasse on Wednesday.

will be affected, but during the last shutdown, both essential and non-essential workers were furloughed.” The government temporarily shut down in 1995, when the Newt Gingrich-led House Republicans failed to

resolve a budget impasse with the Clinton administration. “We have well over 1,000 people working here. What you hear about on See PICKET, Page 6A

Duryea woman charged in series of crashes Police allege Cassie Madeira O’Boyle crashed into a culvert and sprayed rocks onto 16 SUVs for sale in the lot at Coccia Ford Lincoln Mercury.

U.S. District Judge Richard P. Conaboy has scheduled a conference with attorneys involved in the Michael Toole case to discuss the media’s request to release letters written on behalf of Toole. Conaboy directed attorneys to appear in his chambers at 2:30 p.m. today to discuss a motion filed by attorney Michael Toole Genello on behalf of WNEP-TV. Genello wrote to Conaboy in March seeking the disclosure of 156 letters that were received relating to Toole’s sentencing on Friday on a corruption charge. The Times Leader, through its attorney, Ralph Kates, filed a motion on Wednesday seeking to intervene in the case. Toole’s attorney, Frank Nocito, has objected to the release of the letters, arguing they contain private, family information. Nocito on Wednesday filed court papers that ask, should Conaboy determine the letters are public information, to allow the defense to review them first and submit suggestions for redactions.


PLAINS TWP. – A woman who pleaded guilty last Friday to driving with a suspended license was charged Wednesday in a series of crashes, including a hit-and-run that sprayed rocks onto 16 SUVs for sale at an auto dealer. Cassie Madeira O’Boyle, 31, of Duryea, was arraigned by District Judge Diana Malast in the crashes at state Route 315 where it intersects Jumper

Road and East Main Street on Sept. 23. O’Boyle was charged by township police with four counts of accidents involving damage to attended vehicle, three counts of accidents involving injury, and one count each of driving under the influence of a controlled substance, driving with a suspended license, receiving stolen property and five traffic violations. She was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional

Facility for lack of $10,000 bail. According to the criminal complaint: Police allege O’Boyle sped away after crashing into a vehicle at Route 315 and Jumper Road. She traveled onto East Mountain Boulevard, the North Cross Valley Expressway to Washington Street, and returned to the area, crashing into a culvert and spraying See CRASH, Page 6A

U.S. Reps. Jim McDermott and Jesse Jackson Jr. welcomed Rep. Tom Marino to the Congressional Kidney Caucus. The bipartisan Kidney Caucus provides a forum for discussion on quality of care and life issues and acts as a resource on the scope and impact of kidney disease, as well as serving as a source of information on kidney-related public policy initiatives. Marino “As a two-time survivor of kidney cancer, I am excited about the opportunity to serve as a co-chair of the Congressional Kidney Caucus,” said Marino, R-Lycoming Township. “By sharing my personal experiences with other members of Congress, we will increase the awareness and understanding of the circumstances that face millions of Americans who suffer from kidney disease.” PLAINS TWP.

County SPCA seeks grant

The SPCA of Luzerne County is vying for a chance to win the ASPCA Pro Challenge 2011, with a grand prize of a $100,000 grant. The agency needs votes, which can be cast at The grant would allow the local shelter to do more for the animals and community of Luzerne County. Winners will be announced Nov. 30.




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A police officer helps carry the coffin of Northern Ireland police officer Ronan Kerr from the Church of Immaculate Conception in Beragh, Northern Ireland, on Wednesday. Kerr was killed Saturday in a car bomb attack at his home in Omagh. WASHINGTON

Leaders blast Quran burning

Barack Obama and Afghan P resident President Hamid Karzai have de-

cried the Quran burning by a Florida minister last month and condemned the riot that ensued and left seven U.N. workers dead in the city of Mazar-iSharif. In a teleconference Wednesday, the two leaders said the attack was an affront to human decency and dignity. During the one one-hour call, Obama also welcomed Karzai’s announcement last month that his nation’s security forces would begin taking over from the U.S.-led coalition in seven parts of the country. Such Afghan lead is a first step toward his goal of having Afghan police and soldiers in charge by the end of 2014 so foreign combat troops can go home. NEW YORK

Fox gives Beck the boot Glenn Beck’s talk show is being dropped by the Fox News Channel after sinking in the ratings and suffering financially due to an advertiser boycott. Fox and Beck’s company, Mercury Radio Arts, said Wednesday they will stay in business creating other projects for Fox television and digital, starting with some documentaries Beck is preparing. Beck was a quick burn on Fox News Channel. Almost immediately after joining the network in January 2009, he doubled the ratings at his afternoon time slot. He was popular with Tea Party activists and drew thousands of people to the National Mall in Washington last August for a "restoring honor" rally. ORLANDO, FLA.

Pedophile author sentenced The author of a controversial pedophile’s guide who was arrested by Polk County, Fla., detectives last year was sentenced to two years probation Wednesday for distributing obscene material, the State Attorney’s Office confirmed. Phillip R. Greaves II, of Pueblo, Colo., pleaded no-contest to the charge. He was also ordered to continue mental health counseling. Greaves authored “The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure: A ChildLover’s Code of Conduct,” a book that was sold on until last year, when the company stopped selling the item after national outrage.







WASHINGTON — Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi appealed directly to President Barack Obama on Wednesday to end what Gadhafi called "an unjust war," and he wished Obama good luck in his bid for re-election next year. “You are a man who has enough courage to annul a wrong and mistaken action,” Gadhafi wrote in a rambling, three-page letter to Obama obtained by The Associated Press on Wednesday. “I am sure that you are able to shoulder the responsibility for that.” The White House confirmed the letter, but top officials shrugged it off. "I don’t think there is any mystery about what is expected from Mr. Gadhafi at this time," Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said, repeating

U.S. and allied demands that Gadhafi’s forces pull back and cease attacks. Rebels and pro-government forces waged nearly stalemate battles in Libya, while a former U.S. lawmaker made an unendorsed private trip to Tripoli to try to convince Gadhafi to step down. An Obama administration envoy continued meeting with Libyan opposition figures in the rebel-held city of Benghazi, with no decision on whether to increase U.S. help for the rebels seeking Gadhafi’s ouster. The letter was sent to the State Department and forwarded immediately to the White House. Gadhafi implored Obama to stop the NATO-led air campaign, which he called an "unjust war against a small people of a developing country." “To serving world peace ... Friendship between our peoples ... and for the sake of economic, and security cooperation against terror, you are in a position to keep Nato (NATO) off the Libyan affair for good,” Gadhafi wrote in the letter. “I am sure that you are able to shoul-




A Libyan rebel fighter looks out from a damaged building Wednesday at the western gate of Ajdabiya, Libya.

the details of the letter. der the responsibility for that.” Gadhafi told Obama that a democratNeither White House press secretary Jay Carney nor State Department ic society could not be built through the spokesman Mark Toner would discuss use of missiles and aircraft.

Averting blasts Japan’s new focus Nitrogen injected into nuke reactors to prevent blasts as cooling water creates hydrogen build-up.

TOKYO — After notching a rare victory by stopping highly radioactive water from flowing into the Pacific on Wednesday, workers at Japan’s flooded nuclear power complex turned to their next task: injecting nitrogen to prevent more hydrogen explosions. Nuclear officials said there was no immediate threat of explosions like the three that rocked the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant not long after a massive tsunami hit on “We are March 11, but their currently plans are a reminder of how much work reconsulting mains to stabilize the complex. with exWorkers are racing to perts so cool the plant’s reactors, which have been that we overheating since powcan come er was knocked out by 9.0-magnitude up with a the earthquake and tsunaclear safe- mi that killed as many as 25,000 people and ty standestroyed hundreds of dard.” miles of coastline. Unable to restore Yukio Edano Chief Cabinet normal cooling sysSecretary tems because water has damaged them and radioactivity has made conditions dangerous, workers have resorted to pumping water into the reactors and letting it gush wherever it can. Superheated fuel rods can pull explosive hydrogen from cooling water, so now that more water is going into the reactors, the concern is that hydrogen levels are rising. Technicians began pumping nitrogen into an area around one of the plant’s six reactors Thursday to counteract the hydrogen, said Makoto Watanabe, a spokesman for Japan’s Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency. They want to prevent hydrogen explosions that could spew radiation and damage the reactors. The nitrogen pumping also has risks, but the nuclear agency approved it as a

Wireless signal a GPS mess

New broadband network’s signal may cause havoc with existing GPS systems.

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A woman is screened for radiation at a makeshift inspection center Wednesday within the zone in Japan where residents have been told to stay indoors.

necessary measure to avoid danger, spokesman Hidehiko Nishiyama said. The injection could release radioactive vapor into the environment, but residents within 12 miles of the plant have been evacuated. The government said Wednesday it might consider expanding that zone, though not because of the nitrogen injection. An expansion might not necessarily mean the radiation that has been spewing into the air and water from the plant is getting worse. The effects of radiation are determined by both the strength of the dose and the length of exposure, so the concern is that people farther away

might start being affected as the crisis drags on. “I would imagine residents in areas facing a possibility for long-term exposure are extremely worried,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said. “We are currently consulting with experts so that we can come up with a clear safety standard.” Edano did not say how far the zone might be expanded or how many people might be affected. Tens of thousands have been living in shelters since the tsunami, either because they lost their homes or are in the evacuation zone or both.

WASHINGTON — A new, ultra-fast wireless Internet network is threatening to overpower GPS signals across the U.S. and interfere with everything from airplanes to police cars to consumer navigation devices. The problem stems from a recent government decision to let a Virginia company called LightSquared build a nationwide broadband network using airwaves next to those used for GPS. Manufacturers of GPS equipment warn that strong signals from the planned network could jam existing systems. A technical fix could cost billions and there’s no agreement on who should pay. Government officials pledge to block LightSquared from turning on its network as scheduled this year unless they receive assurances that GPS systems will still work. The stakes are high not only for the GPS industry and its users, but also for those who would use LightSquared’s network. In approving it, the Federal Communications Commission seeks to boost wireless competition and bring faster and cheaper Internet connections to all Americans — even in remote areas. LightSquared and the FCC both insist the new network can co-exist with GPS systems. But device makers fear GPS signals will suffer the way a radio station can get drowned out by a stronger broadcast in a nearby channel.

Ivory Coast leader’s home hit


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Penmanship boy inspires

A 10-year-old boy who earned a spot in a national penmanship contest despite being born without hands and lower arms is in a league of his own. Nicholas Maxim, a fifth-grader at Readfield Elementary School who writes by holding a pencil between his arms, impressed judges at a national penmanship contest enough that they created a new category for students with disabilities. Maxim received the first Nicholas Maxim Special Award for Excellent Penmanship this week at a school assembly. Judges who sifted through 200,000 handwriting entries in the annual contest run by Columbus, Ohio-based schoolbook publisher Zaner-Bloser said the new category would inspire others. Maxim, who said he likes writing and illustrating comic strips, didn’t know his paper had even been submitted to the contest, so Monday’s school assembly in his honor came as a surprise.


Gadhafi to Obama: End airstrikes Libyan leader asks president in a letter to right a wrong; wishes him good luck in his run for re-election.

Honoring a fallen comrade



Soldiers loyal to Alassane Ouattara wait at a checkpoint at one of the principal entrances to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, on Wednesday.

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — Heavy arms fire rang out Wednesday near the home of the country’s strongman who remained holed up in a subterranean bunker, as forces backing his rival assaulted the residence to try to force him out, diplomats and witnesses said. Forces protecting Laurent Gbagbo appeared to rally Wednesday night, pushing back the armed group fighting to install democratically elected president Alassane Ouattara. Gbagbo has suffered debilitating losses in the past two days. United Nations Mi-24 helicopters attacked

and destroyed his arms depots on Monday. On Tuesday, his soldiers were seen abandoning their posts across the city, some rushing inside a church to tear off their uniforms and dump their weapons before discreetly exiting in civilian clothes. A spokeswoman for Ouattara said earlier on France-24 television that the forces would eventually succeed in forcing out the leader who has refused to cede power after losing a November election. “At the current moment they have not yet captured Gbagbo but it will happen soon,” Affoussy Bamba said by telephone from Abidjan.

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Former prisoners of war honored


Mock trial win was close shave -- literally

They were recognized both for their sacrifice and for fruitful lives they led afterward. By MATT HUGHES

WILKES-BARRE – They temporarily lost their freedom protecting ours, and Wednesday, their sacrifice was honored. The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Wednesday paid respect to a group of area veterans imprisoned during foreign wars during a Former POW Recognition Luncheon at the Quality Inn Suites & ConferTo see video, visit ence Center. www.times “For those of us who never endured that ordeal, S. JOHN WILKIN PHOTOS/THE TIMES LEADER we can only conjure up mental images of what it Veteran Anthony Leptuck and his wife, Betty, arrive at the POW Recognition Luncheon at the Qualmust have been like,” keynote ity Inn Suites & Conference Center on Wednesday afternoon. speaker Lt. Col. Robert L. Hemphill said, “but these guys lived enemy destroy what potential through it. ... Whether they they had within them,” VA were imprisoned for a few weeks Chaplain the Very Rev. Joseph or a few years, there was no end Martin said in his invocation. Hemphill, a Vietnam War vetin sight.” eran and author, The lunsaid the official cheon, attend- “For those of us who Ex-POW Recoged by about 20 nition Day is former POWs never endured that orApril 9, comand their deal, we can only conmemorating the guests, comjure up mental images April 9, 1942, memorated surrender of Filnot only the of what it must have ipino and Allied pain they enbeen like, but these forces to the Jadured for their country, but guys lived through it ... panese at Bain the Phialso the lives Whether they were im- taan lippines. The Former prisoner of war Fred Searles salutes the flag at the POW the former more than Recognition Luncheon at the Quality Inn Suites & Conference prisoners built prisoned for a few 75,000 soldiers, Center on Wednesday afternoon. from the ashes weeks or a few years including more of their warthan 11,000 near starvation and several Henry Levandoski, of Duryea, time experi- …” Americans, tak- bouts of dysentery and malaria, spent more than a year as a prisence. Lt. Col. Robert L. Hemphill prisoner and witnessing atrocities. oner of the German army after “We salute keynote speaker en were forced to When he returned to America his Army Air Corps B-17 bomber those here trek about 61 weighing only 79 pounds, Shol- was shot down on March 4, who have tasted the bitter drought of im- miles in what would become tis said, he went to the store and 1944. He said the event brought prisonment and the humiliation known as the Bataan Death bought a can of everything on back memories of both life as a of capture; those who, in their March, an atrocity that by some the shelf, never wanting to go POW and the friends that survived the ordeal with him, but continuing journeys, though estimates claimed the lives of hungry again. “It still hurts,” he said have since passed on. wounded by their experience, roughly two in seven. Among the survivors was Ge- Wednesday, but added that he is “I made it through it; I lived,” have carved out for themselves meaningful and productive lives, orge Sholtis, 93, of Dalton. Shol- happy that others remember the Levandoski said. “I feel sorry for not allowing the trauma of im- tis spent 3½ years as a POW af- sacrifices he and other POWs the guys that didn’t, and they were quite a few.” prisonment at the hands of an ter the march, suffering through made.

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Social Security workers picket Wednesday in Plains Township.

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rocks onto 16 SUVs for sale in the lot at Coccia Ford Lincoln Mercury on East Main Street. O’Boyle continued to the intersection at Route 315 and crashed into three vehicles stopped for a red traffic signal, police allege. Police alleged the license plate on O’Boyle’s vehicle was stolen from a car at a repair

garage in Avoca. After the crashes, O’Boyle told police she was pregnant and taking methadone and prescription medications, the complaint says. O’Boyle refused to submit to a blood test at the hospital. In unrelated cases, O’Boyle pleaded guilty to accidents involving damage, driving with a suspended license, receiving stolen property and being a habitual offender in Luzerne County Court on April 1. In those separate cases, town-

the national news is happening right here. Everyone knows someone who works here; a friend or neighbor,” Sibilo said. Donna Doman of Larksville said, “I’m here to protect our jobs. I want the public to be aware of what we do for them. We’re hardworking people. We have bills to pay like everyone else. My income is 50 percent

of our household budget. This government freeze will be difficult to my family.” “Obama needs to stand up for what he believes,” said worker Thomas Romanelli. “The Republicans are wrong, but they have the courage to stand up for their beliefs.” “There are a lot of single parents here who live paycheck to paycheck,” added Doman. “I just want to tell our representatives in Washington not to do this.”

O’Boyle was charged with four counts of accidents involving damage to attended vehicle, three counts of accidents involving injury, and one count each of driving under the influence of a controlled substance, driving with a suspended license, receiving stolen property and five traffic violations. She was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $10,000 bail. ship police said O’Boyle crashed into a vehicle on North River Street while she was talking on a cell phone on March 18, 2010. Pittston police charged O’Boyle with driving a vehicle with a stolen license plate on

Aug. 5, 2010, according to arrest and court records. She is scheduled to be sentenced on May 27. A preliminary hearing on the latest charges is scheduled on April 12 before Malast.

As promised, coach shaves his beard when team makes a national competition.

half of everyone,” said co-captain Lina Bader, 18, of Mountain Top. Carlisle and the team’s captains said they set winning the state contest as their goal at the start of the year, and the team spent six to By MATT HUGHES eight hours a week preparing for trials. Attending last year’s naKINGSTON – In a few weeks, a tional contest, held in Philadelgroup of local students will stand phia, as spectators, and participabefore a judge and argue their ting in an elite invitational tourcase in the trial of their lives. nament in New York City earlier in the school year also helped Don’t worry; it’s a good thing. The Wyoming Seminary mock ready them for the state bout, but trial team will represent the state team members said that, as in a in the National High School real trial, there are elements you Mock Trial Competition in Phoe- can’t anticipate. “At every single trial, nix, Ariz., May 4-8. something happened The team earned the that we didn’t expect,” chance to compete in co-captain Dustin Magathe national tournaziner, 18, of Cherry Hill, ment in March by winN.J. ning, for the first time in A little added incenschool history, the Penntive didn’t hurt. Before sylvania Bar Associlast year’s competition, ation’s Statewide High Adam Carlisle Carlisle told the stuSchool Mock Trial Com- Before dents he would shave his petition. bushy black Grizzly “The immediate Adams beard if they thing was how surwon. The team lost in prised they looked,” the semi-finals that year, teacher coach Adam but he made good on his Carlisle said. “Watching promise this time them the whole year, around, allowing the you could see in the team to clip a commemback of their minds they Adam Carlisle orative lock after the were wondering, ‘Can After contest. we win?’ To see them “It was a lot of fun,” Carlisle win the whole thing was just awesaid. “My wife, in particular, is some.” In mock trial, teams are given happy about it.” No matter how they fare howfictitious situations and asked to write and argue cases, applying ever, the students said they have real-life statutes and case law. learned skills from mock trial, inCompetitors typically present cluding confidence and the value and argue their cases before a real of teamwork. “It’s a completely different judge and are evaluated by a jury form of public speaking,” said coof attorneys. Three attorneys, parents of captain Renata O’Donnell, 17, of team members, advise the squad, Wilkes-Barre. “I still don’t like but students write cases them- standing up and making announselves. Eleven students will travel cements at assemblies, but I can to Arizona for the national con- scream at people in a courtroom. test, but captains said all 20 team It builds your confidence in a lot members will help craft the case of areas where you wouldn’t really have the opportunity to build in they present. “It’s a huge creative effort on be- high school.”


Wyoming Seminary mock trial team captains, from left, are Dustin Magaziner, Renata O’Donnell, and Lina Bader.



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boat, four homes and millions of dollars – to create the Esseff Foundation that helps the poor and hungry.


While in Lebanon, Monsignor Grandfather’s influence John Esseff, left, and his brothThey credit their grandfather, er, George Esseff, pose with “a huckster” they called him, for Ellen Franco, author of ‘Brothinstilling in them their dedication ers & Fathers,’ which details the brothers’ lives. to humanity.

The Esseffs took time recently to be interviewed via teleconference. They talked about their lives. And they talked of WilkesBarre – a “booming town back then,” the monsignor said. “Wilkes-Barre grounded us in real living,” John Esseff said. He said George was born in 1929. “I tell him he caused the stock market crash,” John quipped. Both said Wilkes-Barre helped mold their character. The Esseff brothers appear to have traveled different paths. According to the information provided, George became a successful scientist, entrepreneur and philanthropist with a wife, children and grandchildren; John became a priest whose life has been spent mostly with the poor. But on their separate journeys, the brothers remained intertwined, and their lives – both rooted in faith – have been devoted to helping those in need. With the help of Ellen Franco, the Esseffs have put their lives in book form. “Brothers & Fathers” details the experiences of these two men, from their beginnings on Prospect Street and later Moyallen Street. The Esseffs publicly will discuss the book and their lives April 13 at King’s College. The brochure announcing their appearance states: “Their shared life story takes us from John’s survival of a plane crash while working with the poor in South America to the violence of Beirut, where he witnessed kidnapping and murder while serving as the director of Pope John Paul’s mission there. Meanwhile, George was blazing trails in the titanium industry and building an empire that stretched from the U.S. to Japan to Europe, leading him from business meetings in

Tokyo to being locked in a Soviet jail.” John Esseff, 82, worked with Mother Teresa of Calcutta, and George, 81, built a fortune by securing patents for processing titanium. “We are very similar,” Monsignor Esseff said. “George married and had children. The Church is my spouse and my children, in a spiritual sense, are all over the M E E T T H E E S S E F F S world.” Foundation at work George has joined his brother in helping those in need. He established the Esseff Foundation in 1979 in honor of his late grandfather – also named George Esseff. To fund the foundation, George divested himself of most of his wealth. He did keep enough for him and his wife, Rosemary, to live on, and he took care of his children. “My grandfather was a huckster who had a horse and wagon,” George Esseff said. “He collected rags, scrap and metal and he sold vegetables in the summer. He was a tremendous example to us.” According to the foundation’s website, the foundation is non-political and dedicated to relieving the sufferings of the poor, both here in the United States and around the world. George Esseff runs the foundation, and he said that upon his death, his son will take over. The Esseffs, a Lebanese family, remembered their grandfather’s store where he sold produce. He kept two jars – one for the family’s money and the other for the poor. “Tuesdays were for the poor,” the monsignor said. “Even if it was the busiest day, Tuesday’s money went to the poor.” George said his grandfather

Monsignor John Esseff and his brother, George Esseff, will offer their recollections on growing up in Wilkes-Barre and how that experience shaped their lives. They will be joined by Ellen Franco, author of the book about the Esseffs – “Brothers & Fathers.” The event, hosted by Kathy McLaughlin Coslett, is set for April 13, at 7 p.m. in the Burke Auditorium, McGowan Hall, on the campus of King’s College. Admission is free. To reserve a seat, call 972-1133, or visit

T H E F O U N D AT I O N Esseff Foundation: It funnels resources and provides assistance to house and feed the poor and to provide medical care; hospital equipment and pharmaceuticals; financial aid for students, universities, and religious organizations; and many other projects worldwide. Address: Esseff Foundation, 3801 Weatherly Circle Westlake Village, CA 91361 Phone: (818) 889-5716 E-mail:

would take him every Friday to deliver groceries to people in need. “At his funeral, many people came that we didn’t know,” George said. “They would tell us that if it weren’t for our grandfather, they would have starved.”

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❏ Msgr. John Esseff has been a priest of the Diocese of Scranton for more than 50 years, having spent most of his life ministering to the poor. He worked closely with Mother Teresa of Calcutta and served as director of Pope John Paul’s Pontifical Mission in Beirut. ❏ George Esseff was working as a chemist and metallurgist when he pioneered and patented several processes with titanium, changing the course of his life. A successful entrepreneur, George founded the Esseff Foundation to help the poor, homeless and sick. George has been married for more than 50 years, and is a father, grandfather and great grandfather — and his brother’s closest collaborator. ❏ Ellen Franco has spent more than 40 years teaching on the elementary, high school and college levels. A mother of five with 12 grandchildren, Ellen accompanied the Esseff brothers in Pennsylvania, California and Lebanon as they retraced the last 80 years, capturing their shared life story.




PETER F. WONSAVAGE, 71, of North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, died Sunday, April 3, 2011, at Hospice Care of VNA, Heritage House, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Plains Township, he was a son of the late Peter and Mamie Roskey Wonsavage. Peter was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School and served in the U.S. Army. Surviving are his aunt; sister, Denise; cousins, Betty Chupka, Ceil Laskowski, Barbara Evans, and Rosalie Rudolph; and friend Mary Ann Kudey. Funeral Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday from the Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. Main St., Plains Township, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains Township. Friends may call from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday. Memorial donations may be made to Ss. Peter & Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains Township. MICHELINA M. SMITH, 63, of George Avenue, Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending from the Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. Main St., Plains Township. JOSEPH J. PETERSON, 68, of Cold Spring, N.Y., died Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at his residence. Born in Scranton on December 30, 1942, he was a son of the late Henry and Helen Peterson. He was a retired production supervisor with CBS Television in Manhattan, N.Y., and an area resident since 1995. Surviving are two daughters, Tamara Peterson of Newburgh, N.Y., and Melanie Phillips of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; one grandchild; sister, Ann Zablocki, and her husband, Bernie; and nephew, Michael Zablocki. Private cremation took place at Ferncliff Crematory in Hartsdale, N.Y. A memorial service to celebrate Joseph’s life will be at 11 a.m. May 7 at the Chapel of Our Lady, Cold Springs. Arrangements are by The Clinton Funeral Home, Cold Springs. Memorial donations may be made to The Back Mountain Memorial Library, 96 Huntsville Road, Dallas, PA 18612. HELEN (STADNIK) KONICKI, of Pittston Township, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at the Mercy Hospice, Scranton. She was born April 18, 1924, in Dupont. Services are pending from the Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Township. ROBIN NESBITT JONES, 39, of New Hancock Street, WilkesBarre, died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at her home. Born September 14, 1971, in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of Joan and the late James Nesbitt. Robin was a graduate of Coughlin High School. Surviving, in addition to her mother, are her husband, Christopher; daughter, Amber Rose; and mother and father-in-law, Janet and Frank Jones of Wilkes-Barre. Celebration of Robin’s Life will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at McLaughlin’s Family Funeral Service, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. Visitation will be held at McLaughlin’s from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday. Permanent messages and memories can be shared with Robin’s family at ARTHUR G. “ART” CRAGLE, of Dorrance Township, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, April 3, 2011, at the Hershey Medical Center. Born in Nanticoke on July 18, 1952, he was a son of the late George and Ruth Cragle of Slocum Township. He attended Crestwood High School and was the owner of Art Cragle Trucking. Art also worked for PennDOT plowing snow. He enjoyed hunting, working in the woods, going to the casino and his dogs, Chancy, Roxy and Beagly. Surviving are his wife, the former Darleen Thomas Cragle, at home; a son, Matthew Cragle, out of town; step-sons, Adam and Scott Makarewicz, at home; his brother, Luther Cragle, Slocum; and many aunts and cousins. Private services were held at the convenience of the family and were under the direction of the McCune Funeral Service Inc., Mountain Top.

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Zita Teckla Kaminski

Diane W. Bell

Laura M. Kosloski

April 6, 2011

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day, April 6, 2011, at her home on Bunker Hill in Kingston Township. Born in Luzerne on August 3, 1928, Zita was a daughter of Andrew and Della Novak of Luzerne. She graduated from Luzerne High School in 1947 and married Theodore (Ted) Kaminski on May 6, 1950. She and Ted lived on Penn Street in Kingston until the flood of 1972, after which the family moved to Atherholt Drive in Kingston Township. She was a parishioner at St. Hedwig’s Church in Kingston for many years and later became a member of the Polish National Church in Edwardsville. She worked at the Sea Isle Dress Factory in Wilkes-Barre and the Lori Charles Dress Factory in Luzerne. Zita was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore; her sister, Eleanor (Novak) Gnatt of Edison, N.J.; and her sister-in-law, Dolores (Kaminski) Rozanski of Hunlock Creek. She is survived by her daughter Patricia Kennedy and husband Joseph, of Hackettstown, N.J., and their children, Matthew and Andrew; daughter Ruth Kaminski and her husband, John Garrett, of Eugene, Ore., and their children, Thea and Sean; daughter Nancy Kaminski of Dallas and her son, Michael Masalski; son Ted Kaminski and his daughter, Danielle, of Lock Haven,

M. Kosloski, of Kingston, L aura died Tuesday, April 5, 2011, in

W. Bell, 58, a resident of D iane Pittston, died Tuesday, April 5,

Kaminski, 82, of KingZ itastonTeckla Township, died Wednes-

Pa., and his wife, Beth, of Hunlock Creek, and their children, Kyle, Katie, Casey, and Carrie; as well as daughter Kristen Kaminski and her husband, John Englehart, of Eugene, Ore., and son, Steven Kaminski, and his wife, Annet, of Trucksville, and their children Melissa, Madison, and Makenna. Zita was a woman of faith and lived her life with strength, love, humility and courage. She was a loving mother and grandmother and her indomitable spirit and lively sense of humor will be greatly missed by her family and friends. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday from the Kopicki Funeral Home, 263 Zerbey Ave., Kingston. Interment will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Carverton. Friends may call at the Kopicki Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

2011, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Mrs. Bell was born in Albany, N.Y., a daughter of the late Paul and Ruth Steinmetz Pickett and was a graduate of Albany High School. She received an academic scholarship to the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, N.Y., and graduated with honors in 1974. She had worked in the New York City area in textile design. Most recently, she was employed by the Bank of America in the trade services department. She was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Hughestown. In addition to her parents, Diane was preceded in death by her cherished grandson, Logan Daniel Sanders. Surviving are her loving husband of 25 years, James Bell, at home; her beloved sons, Brett Lochner and his wife, Jennifer, Glens Falls, N.Y.; James Bell IV and Zachary Aaron Bell, both at home; her devoted sisters, Mrs. Carol Crisalli and her husband, John, East Meadow, Long Island, N.Y., and Mrs. Linda Clemmer and her husband, Jay, Berne, N.Y.

Diane was also the proud aunt of Robert, John, Susie, Dana, Ian, Scott, Kyle, Steven, Todd, Lisa and Chad. We would like Diane to be remembered for her bold personality, her independence, her love for her friends and more than anything else, her courage and love for her family. Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday from the H. Merritt Hughes Funeral Home Inc., 211 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston, with Vicar John Haldeman officiating. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and prior to the funeral service on Saturday.

Robert M. ‘Butch’ Malenovitch April 6, 2011

Mark William Gabel April 3, 2011 William Gabel, 43, of Lake M ark Silkworth, passed away Sun-

day, April 3, 2011. Mr. Gabel was born October 12, 1967, in WilkesBarre, and was the only son of Ted J. and Edith DeWeese Gabel of Lake Silkworth. Mark was a 1985 graduate of Lake-Lehman High School. He furthered his education by attending Penn State’s Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, Pa., earning a degree in automotive mechanics in 1987. He also received an Occupational Competency Teaching Certificate through Temple University in 2005. Mark was a loyal and dedicated employee of Rider’s World in Wilkes-Barre for the last 10 years as the Service Manager. He was also an avid motocross rider, competing in amateur races at Evansville Motocross Park in Berwick, Pa., until the time of his death. Over the years, he had several first place finishes at Evansville Park as well as at other local tracks. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Severa A. Mociun Gabel. Surviving, in addition to his parents, are his wife, the former Koren A. Strickland; he was a loving father to his children, Zachary Thomas and Victoria Grace, all at home; sisters, Lynn Bice and her husband, Michael, of Cleveland, Ohio, and

Jennifer Gabel of Nashville, Tenn.; as well as his uncle and aunt, William and Lorena DeWeese of Long Pond. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Cross Creek Community Church, 370 Carverton Road, Trucksville, with Pastor David Martin officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Back Mountain Youth Football and Cheerleading Association, PO Box 269, Dallas, PA 18612; or The Gabel Children Fund, which has been set up for Mark’s minor children through the Wachovia Wells Fargo Bank, 30 Memorial Highway, Dallas, PA 18612. Arrangements are by the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home Inc., corner of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek.

M. “Butch” Malenovitch, R obert 81, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away

Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains Township, following an illness. Born in Plains Township on October 5, 1929, he was a son of the late Gustin and Pauline Falchek Malenovitch. He was a graduate of Plains Memorial High School, class of 1947, and was a decorated U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. Butch worked as a machine operator for International Harvester, New Jersey; Atlas Chain and Cable, West Pittston; and had retired from King’s College, where he had worked in the maintenance department. He was a member of the former St. Joseph Church, Hudson, and a current member of Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains Township. Butch loved to fish, hunt, play darts and shoot pool. He was an avid baseball fan and had formerly played on the Bristol Meyers Fast-Pitch Softball Team, Linden, N.J. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 54 years, the former Elizabeth (Betty) Markowski, who passed away August 8, 2007. Butch is survived by sons, Michael R., Plains Township; Lawrence P., at home; and Matthew M.

Charles Ronald Hubbard April 4, 2011

Kimberly Lynn O’Connor March 24, 2011 Kimberly boundaries. She had an enormous Lynn (Bush) heart and her decision to give the gift O’Connor, 49, of life to those in need is living proof of Lincroft, of her tenderness and compassion. N.J., and for- Through the New Jersey Sharing merly of Clarks Network, Kim has given life to others Summit, died and many fortunate lives have been suddenly blessed through her ultimate comThursday, mitment to the organ donor program. March 24, at Jersey Shore UniverKimberly is survived by her hussity Medical Center in Neptune, band, Mark F. O’Connor, and her N.J. three children, Brittany Anne O’ConShe is survived by her husband nor, Clarks Summit, a student at The of 24 years, Mark F. O’Connor. University of Scranton; Sean DesBorn September 11, 1961, in An- mond O’Connor, Troy, N.Y., a student napolis, Md., she was the daughter at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Roberta L. Bush, Clarks Summit, Emily Brooke O’Connor, Lincroft, and the late Dr. Richard D. Bush. N.J., a student at Thompson Middle Kim was a 1979 graduate of Abing- School; mother, Roberta L. Bush, ton Heights, Clarks Summit, and Clarks Summit; sisters, Dorothy K. 1984 graduate Wilkes University, Keene and husband Terry, MechanWilkes-Barre. Kim resided in Lin- icsburg; Donna S. Wyatt and husband croft, N.J., for the past 24 years. Gordon, Atlanta; and Jacqueline R. Kim was a proud wife, loving Bush Holcomb and husband Frank, mother and homemaker. She was a Clarks Summit; numerous nieces, nevibrant woman who always put her phews, aunts, uncles and cousins; family and friends first. Kim was and her lifelong best friend, Karen an accomplished teacher, flight at- (K.K.) McIlhenny Cummins. tendant and published writer. A memorial service will be held at Her children were her proudest 3 p.m. Saturday in the Jennings-Calachievements. Her life was fo- vey Funeral and Cremation Services cused on her children, and she told Inc., 111 Colburn Ave., Clarks Sumeveryone she encountered how mit, with services by the Rev. Judy proud she was of her family. Kim Wanck, pastor Clarks Summit United never missed an event that in- Methodist Church. The family will volved her children, and she most receive relatives and friends Saturenjoyed time with her family and day from 1 p.m. until time of service. friends at the beach and family The family requests in lieu of flowgatherings. ers, donations be made to the MiKim was the sparkle at family chael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinevents and would create enjoy- son’s Research, Church Street Stament and laughter for everyone. tion, P.O. Box 780, New York, NY Everyone who knew Kim was tou- 10008-0780; or the Alzheimer’s Assoched by her vibrant spirit because ciation, 125 Half Mile Rd., Ste. 200, she always had a smile on her face. Red Bank, NJ 07701; or 57 N. Franklin She had a strong faith and was de- St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701. voted to God, and she always For more information or direcfound ways to do good for others tions or to send an online condoaround her. lence, visit www.jenningscalveyKim’s generosity knew no .com.

Charles Ronald Hubbard, 62, of Tecumseh, Mich., passed away suddenly Monday, April 4, 2011, at Montgomery General Hospital in Olney, Md. Born May 5, 1948, in Washington, D.C., he lived much of his life in Pennsylvania while working for Keebler Co. He is survived by his four children, Jenny Knutsson (Jim), Winnipeg, Canada; Ronald Hubbard, Ypsilanti, Mich.; Wendy Hubbard, Plains Township; and George Hubbard (Jen), Tecumseh, Mich. He was a devoted and proud grandfather of eight grandchildren. Also surviving are his two sisters, Cherry Edlen, Pensacola, Fla., and Cindy McFall, Brookeville, Md.; and one brother, Edward Hubbard, Sykesville, Md. Charles (“Chuck,” “The Fudge,” “Elf,” “Charlie the Charmer”) touched many lives and will be greatly missed. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday from the Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E Main St., Middletown, Md. The Rev. Gary Scarborough, pastor of Ashton Baptist church, will officiate. Inurnment will be made in Christ Reformed UCC Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ashton Baptist Church, 17826 New Hampshire Ave., Ashton, MD 20861. Online guestbook is available at

“Whitey” and his wife, Alison, at home; daughter Susan Kalnoskas and her husband, Patrick, Alachua, Fla.; six grandchildren; a brother, Donald, Pittston; and sisters, Barbara Vogel and husband Henry, Rochester, N.Y.; Janet Phillips, Plains Township; and Mary Barber and her husband, John, from Dallas. Mr. Malenovitch’s funeral will be conducted at 9 a.m. Saturday from the Mark V. Yanaitis Funeral Home, 55 Stark St., Plains Township. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9:30 a.m. in Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains Township. Interment will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Joan C. Gwynn April 4, 2011

Joan C. Gwynn, 65, of City Heights Apartments, Wilkes-Barre, passed away Monday, April 4, 2011, at Little Flower Manor, WilkesBarre. She was born February 17, 1946, in Wilkes-Barre, a daughter of the late Lee and Margaret Sickler Andrews. Joan attended GAR Memorial High School. She was a member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Wilkes-Barre. Joan was preceded in death by a brother, Lee Andrews; and a sister, Wilma Fairchild. Surviving are children, Wayne Gwynn, Wilkes-Barre; Rhonda Shimko, Wilkes-Barre; Barbara Derhammer and her husband, Richard, Tomah, Wis.; and David Gwynn, Wilkes-Barre; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; sister, Renee Modzelewski, Wilkes-Barre; brothers, Richard Andrews, Kingston; Ronald Andrews, Wilkes-Barre; David Andrews, Wilkes-Barre; Francis Andrews, Nuangola; and Merle Andrews, WilkesBarre; as well as nieces and nephews. Private Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with the Rev. Daniel C. Gunn, Rector of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Wilkes-Barre, officiating. There will be no calling hours. Online condolences may be sent to



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Hospice Care of VNA, Heritage House, Wilkes-Barre. She was born in Pringle, a daughter of the late Anthony and Laura Kalish Kearney. She was self employed as a hairdresser, operating Laura’s Beauty Shop from her home address for many years. She was a former member of the Wilkes-Barre Polka Pals. She was a member of the former St. Hedwig’s Church, and currently a member of St. Ignatius Church, Kingston. Laura was preceded in death by her husband, Adam; brothers, Frank, Ted, Walter, and Edward Kearney; and sisters, Sophie Correia and Mildred Supulski. She is survived by her son, Robert Kosloski, Luzerne; grandson, Paul Kosloski, Luzerne; and nieces and nephews. Funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday from the Kopicki Funeral Home, 263 Zerbey Ave., Kingston, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Ignatius Church. Friends may call from 8:30 a.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the St. Hedwig’s Cemetery, Larksville.

FUNERALS BUFALINO – Margaret, funeral 9 a.m. Saturday from Graziano Funeral Home, Inc., Pittston Township. Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. at St. Rocco’s R.C. Church. Calling hours at the funeral home 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. FLEMING – Atty. Robert Lewis, calling hours 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at the Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Dallas. The funeral will immediately follow at the funeral home GRASSO – Helen, funeral 10 a.m. today from the S.J. Grontkowski Funeral Home, 530 W. Main St., Plymouth. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. in All Saints Parish, Plymouth. IDE – Anna Mae, funeral 3 p.m. today from the Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 672 Memorial Highway, Dallas. Friends may call 1 p.m. until time of service. KILLINO – Benjamin, funeral Friday at 9:30 a.m. from the Victor M. Ferri Funeral Home, 522 Fallon St., Old Forge. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Church at Prince of Peace Parish, West Grace and Lawrence streets, Old Forge. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today. KLIMEK – Joseph, funeral 9 a.m. Friday from the Kizis-Lokuta Funeral Home, 134 Church St., Pittston. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, William Street, Pittston. Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. NOVAK - Ruthann, viewing services 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, 21 N. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre. O’CONNOR – Kimberly, memorial service 3 p.m. Saturday in the Jennings-Calvey Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., 111 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit. The family will receive relatives and friends Saturday 1 p.m. until time of service. PHILBIN – Susan, funeral 9:30 a.m. Friday from Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church Avoca. Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. today. PINENO – Jennie, funeral 9 a.m. today from the Anthony Recupero Funeral Home, 406 Susquehanna Ave., West Pittston. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. today in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Exeter. REHN – William, funeral 10 a.m. today from Kniffen O’Malley Funeral Home Inc., 465 S. Main St., WilkesBarre. ROGOWSKI – Linda, funeral 8 p.m. today from Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today before the service. SROMOSKI – Mary Ann, Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. Friday in St. Leo’s/ Holy Rosary Church, Manhattan Street, Ashley. There are no public calling hours. WALSH – Marion, funeral 9:15 a.m. Friday from the Anthony Recupero Funeral Home, 406 Susquehanna Ave., West Pittston. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Maria Goretti Church. Friends may call 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. The St. Maria Goretti Bereavement Group will recite the Rosary Friday at 9:30 a.m. at the church. YACKOSKI – Ann, Requiem Service 10:30 a.m. today in Holy Resurrection Orthodox Cathedral, 591 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. There will be no calling hours. More Obituaries, Page 2A

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Pa. House GOP wants more natural gas buses, trucks The plan use state money to encourage conversion of public and private fleets. By MARC LEVY Associated Press

HARRISBURG — With the state House of Representatives now under GOP control, Republican lawmakers said Wednesday they are renewing their push for a package of bills designed to take advantage of Pennsylvania’s booming natural gas drilling industry by getting more naturalgas powered buses and trucks onto the state’s roads. The plan would move $47.5 million in state money into tax credits, grants and loans aimed at encouraging transit authorities, school districts, local governments and private businesses to convert their fleets to natural gas-powered vehicles. It also would eventually require transit authorities in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Allentown to buy strictly naturalgas powered vehicles by the year 2027 and provide tax credits to encourage the construction of natural gas fueling stations along most of Pennsylvania’s interstate highways. Supporters say using more of the homegrown gas from the Marcellus Shale formation will mean fuel savings, cleaner air and freedom from Middle East oil. "If we are going to make the most of Marcellus Shale, we have to look beyond drilling," said Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley, who spoke at a Capitol news conference with

House Republican lawmakers. "We can’t just drive our buses "We must not only extract the gas over to a truck stop to fuel up on here in Pennsylvania, we must diesel there." Compressed natural gas was use the gas here in Pennsylvania." The package is similar to one introduced by House Republicans in the last two-year legislative session. However, those bills didn’t gain traction in the then-Democratic-controlled chamber amid a debate over whether to impose a new tax on Pennsylvania’s booming natural gas industry. House Majority Whip Stan Saylor, R-York, said he hopes to get floor votes on the bills later this year, perhaps in the fall after the Legislature is finished with budget negotiations. As an example for natural gaspowered vehicles, Saylor and others pointed to the Centre Area Transportation Authority in State College. The authority’s 61 fixed-route buses all run on compressed natural gas, according to the authority’s 2009-10 fiscal year report. CATA’s general manager, Hugh Mose, said Wednesday that he believes the authority has saved money since 1996, when it began shifting its fleet to natural gas, while getting the satisfaction of improving air quality. Naturalgas powered buses are not as peppy as buses that use diesel and they are more complicated mechanically, which may frighten off other transit agencies, Mose said. CATA’s natural-gas fueling station is the only one in the area, and Mose said he worries about something happening to the station or a disruption in natural gas supply. "It’s not like diesel," he said.

going for the equivalent of $1.39 per gallon at a fueling station in Oklahoma last week, said David J. Spigelmyer of Chesapeake Ener-

gy Corp., an Oklahoma Citybased company that is one of the largest players in the Marcellus Shale.



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Teen in Pa. immigrant death gets 41⁄2 years WILKES-BARRE — A Shenandoah teenager who testified against two others convicted of federal charges in the fatal beating of an illegal immigrant will spend 41⁄2 years in prison. Nineteen-year-old Colin Walsh was ordered Wednesday to report to federal prison on May 6. Outside the Max Rosenn Federal Courthouse, Walsh told the Pottsville Republican and Herald he would become “a better person.” Walsh pleaded guilty to a civil rights violation in the 2008 beating death 25-year-old Luis Ramirez in Shenandoah. He also testified against two other teens at a pair of trials. Brandon Piekarsky and Derrick Donchak were acquitted of the most serious state charges against them by an all-white jury before being convicted of civil rights violations in a federal trial. Both were sentenced to nine years in prison.

Pennsylvania decides to seek high-speed rail funding originally bound for Florida Money sought to speed up the celed a high-speed rail project that had won $2.4 billion in travel of passenger trains federal aid. between Harrisburg and Philly. The deadline to apply was By MARC LEVY Associated Press

HARRISBURG — Florida’s loss could be Pennsylvania’s gain. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is seeking more federal money originally set aside for Florida so that it can speed up the travel of passenger trains between Harrisburg and Philadelphia, agency spokeswoman Erin Waters said Wednesday. The money became available when Florida’s governor can-

Monday. Two dozen states, plus Washington, D.C., and Amtrak, have asked for a piece of it. PennDOT wants to use $248 million of that money to cut travel times by 20 minutes on Amtrak’s Keystone Corridor East service, between Philadelphia and Harrisburg, by upgrading five switches, or interconnections, that were made for slower trains, Waters said. That would raise the top speed of the line to 125 miles per hour, up from 110 miles per hour currently. Travel time on the express

train would drop to 70 minutes from 90 minutes, and travel time on the regular trains would drop to 85 minutes from 105 minutes, Waters said. A record 1.27 million passengers used the Keystone Corridor East service during the 2009-10 fiscal year, Waters said. President Barack Obama wants to create a national network of high-speed trains in an effort to make fast trains accessible to 80 percent of Americans within 25 years. However, Pennsylvania’s record of winning large sums of money for high-speed rail from the Obama administration isn’t very good. In 2009, PennDOT applied

for more than $3 billion in federal high-speed rail money, including $490 million for the Keystone Corridor East, $400 million to restore passenger rail service between Scranton and Hoboken, N.J., and $2.3 billion to design and build a

magnetic levitation train line between Pittsburgh International Airport and downtown Pittsburgh. It won nearly $26 million to remove three vehicle-crossing points on the Keystone Corridor East stretch — that work is

LENAHAN & DEMPSEY WINS $1,200,000 JURY VERDICT IN MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE CASE A Lackawanna County jury has awarded $1,200,000 to the family of a man who, while being treated for alcoholism, left the Marworth Treatment Center and was later found dead in the woods near the facility1. The case was tried by Attorney Joseph P. Lenahan of Lenahan & Dempsey. Attorney Lenahan has been selected to "Best Lawyers In America®" and has been named a "Pennsylvania Super Lawyer®" as published in Philadelphia Magazine2.

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Attorney Lenahan convinced the jury that Marworth,its medical director and nursing staff were negligent in the care of his client, a Heating and Air Conditioning repairman. "My client was a severe alcoholic and came to Marworth for help. In the less than 55 hours he spent there he managed to leave the facility several times while suffering from delirium tremors and hallucinations," said Lenahan. "We argued the facility did not meet acceptable standards of care in treating and keeping my client safe and the jury agreed." Attorney Joseph Lenahan

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During the course of the almost 3 week trial, numerous expert witnesses, including a Marworth witness brought in from Harvard University testified. Lenahan said he has tremendous respect for the jury that heard the case, "This was a highly complex case. The jury was obviously deeply committed to their duty and my client's family and I cannot thank them enough for their dedicated service."


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Attorney Lenahan said he is pleased with the $1,200,000 verdict, "My client was never married and did not have any children.This money will not bring him back,but it will provide some closure to his parents and brothers and sister that their loved one's death may make the facility safer for others struggling with addiction."

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“Many of the users describe extreme paranoia,” said Dr. Mark Ryan, director of the Louisiana Poison Center. “The recurring theme is monsters, demons and aliens. A lot of them had suicidal thoughts.” The chemicals are suspected in at least nine U.S. deaths since last year, including that of Mike Rozga’s 18-year-old son, David, an athlete and band standout from Indianola. The young man got high last June on a marijuana look-alike product called “K2” and complained to a friend “that he felt like he was in hell,” his father said. Though the teen had never suffered from depression, he went home, found a shotgun and killed himself. “These kids weren’t looking for anything bad to happen,” Mike Rozga said. “The truth is they didn’t know what they had gotten themselves into.” The recent surge in activity has not gone unnoticed by authorities. The Drug Enforcement Administration recently used emergency powers to outlaw five chemicals found in synthetic pot, placing them in the same category as heroin and cocaine. But manufacturers are quick to adapt, often cranking out new formulas that are only a single molecule apart from the illegal ones. Recreational drugs created in the laboratory have been around at least since the middle of the 20th century, when LSD was first studied. But these latest examples emerged only a few years ago, starting in Europe. The products were typically made in China, India and other Asian nations and soon arrived in Britain and Germany, according to DEA spokesman Rusty Payne. In the United States, fake marijuana was last year’s big seller, marketed under brands such as “K2” or “Spice.” This year, the trend is “bath salts” with names like “Purple Wave” and “Bliss.” Besides being cheap and easily obtained, they do not show up in common drug tests. Synthetic marijuana typically involves dried plant material sprayed with one of several chemical compounds, most of which were created by a Clemson University scientist for research purposes in the 1990s. The compounds were never tested on humans. It’s packaged to look like pot, and users typically smoke it, but experts say the high is more comparable to cocaine or LSD. The bath salts are not watersoftening products at all but crystallized chemicals that are snorted, swallowed or smoked. They contain two powerful stimulants: methylenedioxypyrovalerone (or MDPV) and mephedrone, which mimic cocaine, LSD and methamphetamine. So far in 2011, poison control centers have received nearly 1,300 calls about synthetic pot, compared with 2,874 calls for all of last year, according to the poison control center data. Poison calls for bath salts rose at an even greater rate. The centers took 301 calls in all of 2010, but had more than 1,400 for the first three months of 2011. Most of the calls came from doctors and nurses reporting patients in emergency rooms. “The problem is really exploding here,” said Dr. Elizabeth Scharman, director of the West Virginia Poison Center. Her state had three cases of bath-salt poisoning in December. “We’ve had 131 cases since Jan. 1,” and one-third of those were within the past two weeks, she said late last month. A law banning bath salts and synthetic marijuana was signed Tuesday by acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin. Physicians generally treat the overdoses with anti-anxiety medication such as Valium and Xanax, which ease the frenetic, drugfueled activity in the brain and body. “They cut back on the hallucinations, slow the heart rate, lower the blood pressure. It can take large doses. It can take repeated doses,” Scharman said. In some patients, symptoms can last for days. “One described it as like being on cocaine, but 10 times worse,” said Anna Rouse Dulaney of the Carolinas Poison Center in Charlotte, N.C. DEA agent Gary Boggs said us-

ers assume that the products are safe because they are available in stores, even though they are typically labeled “not for human consumption.” “These products are in an unregulated, unlicensed industry,” Boggs said. “No one knows the strength of the ingredients. You don’t know what you’re taking.” In addition to the DEA’s recently adopted ban, a federal law allows for prosecution of “analogue” drugs that mimic the effects of illegal substances. But authorities acknowledge the challenge of stopping the drugs’ spread. DEA experts are evaluating as many as 50 new synthetics. “The possibilities are endless,” Boggs said. “There’s probably hundreds of formulations out there.” At least 20 states have banned chemicals found in fake marijuana, according to a report from the



National Conference of State Legislatures compiled for the AP. Most others, including Pennsylvania, have legislation pending. At least nine states have banned substances found in bath salts, and 25, again including Pennsylvania, have laws in the works. Lawmakers know they’re fighting an uphill battle. “These chemists are pretty sophisticated and creative and are going to stay one step ahead of us, I’m afraid,” said Kentucky state Rep. John Tilley, a Democrat who sponsored his state’s ban on druginfused bath salts. Some head shop owners see all the alarm as an overreaction. In Des Moines, Iowa, near Drake University, the Day Dreams shop has found the synthetic marijuana “Spice” to be a proven money-maker. Along with incense, hippie clothing and drug paraphernalia, the store has sold thousands of packets of the crumbly, brownish-

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Restore trust, release letters


HE VISCERAL reac- dent who totally trusts his govtion is: Of course let- ernment official is akin to trying ters written in support to scoop clear drinking water of leniency for former from the Susquehanna River. Unequivocally, the question Luzerne County judge Michael Toole should be public. The rea- of making these letters public is son is as obvious as a dope slap far more nuanced than a Three from Moe Howard: “It’s about Stooges shtick. There are legitimate questions of privacy of public trust, you stooge!” We’re sure such is the re- writers who are not public officials. There are sponse in many quarconcerns about ters when corruption- The goal must be wholly private weary residents read to restore public matters menabout an effort to tioned in the lethave a federal judge trust, and that ters gaining public release letters written cannot happen if exposure without in support of leniency these letters are reason. And there for the disgraced jukept completely might be issues of rist. Such letters have medical privacy. become common- private. But the goal place as each sucmust be to restore ceeding public official has faced sentencing during the public trust, and that cannot happen if these letters are kept past two years. The letters, we are told, cite completely private. If, for examexemplary duty by the felon ple, public officials have written over decades. They recount some of these letters, the public pristine public service with only should know. If the letters do this one moral lapse. They paint not contain clearly private inforpictures of a person generous to mation, why should they be charities and devoted to family, withheld? There has to be a balance that an official who did everything right until this one errant deci- can be reached here – redact some letters, withhold some sion. We are told that’s what they names, release those that are say; we’re just not allowed to see from public officials, say. We urge U.S. District Judge Richard them. And there’s the rub. The reason these letters P. Conaboy – who presides in should be public, at least to Toole’s case – as well as other some extent, is that Toole and federal judges to start finding his ilk shattered public trust in that compromise. Because if they want to republic institutions. Luzerne County residents are battered store public trust, they must by betrayal. Looking for a resi- show they trust the public.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I’m not running as a gay candidate. Yes, I am a candidate who happens to be gay, but my platform is centered around accountability and keeping tax rates low so people can stay in their homes.” Casey Evans The candidate for the Luzerne County Council argued sexual orientation should not be a factor in the election.


Theater popcorn escapes FDA rule


HE MOVIE theater in- cluded 280,000 establishdustry made a scene -- ments, but not movie theaters. to put it mildly -- when So unless FDA reverses course, it looked as if the U.S. consumers might not know Food and Drug Administration that, depending on the theater might make theaters chain, a large tub of list calorie counts in Foods as popcorn has 910 to the tubs of popcorn unhealthy as 1,200 calories. they sell at exorbitant movie theater Unbuttered. prices. There’s a rueful As part of the Affor- popcorn are as joke that perennial dable Care Act, estab- funny as a heart dieters tell themlishments with more attack. selves: calories than 20 locations -don’t count, they restaurants, convesay, if you eat standnience stores, groceries, even ing up, or if you drink a diet sovending machines -- will have da with candy. Or now, apparto tell consumers the calorie ently, if you watch a movie with counts of what they are buying. your popcorn. The sticker shock might perOf course, the problems suade Americans to buy posed by foods as unhealthy as healthier foods, and restau- movie theater popcorn are as rants to offer better choices. funny as a heart attack. Last week, the FDA released Philadelphia Daily News its labeling proposal that inEDITORIAL BOARD RICHARD L. CONNOR Editor and Publisher JOSEPH BUTKIEWICZ Vice President/Executive Editor


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Doing the Curly Shuffle in southern Luzerne County NEWS ITEM: Hazleton police might move to former bank building. Interesting. Join me as I set the Wayback machine for 1995 … Joe Zola wins the district justice seat that hears cases in a room in Hazleton City Hall. Zola keeps a promise made during the campaign and moves the court to a roomier former federal building on Broad Street. It has a real courtroom, it has parking, it’s downtown, it’s perfect, he tells us. Luzerne County joins him, creating a southern annex with county offices in the same building. Mike Marsicano, meanwhile, has won the election as Hazleton mayor, and he quickly spends thousands on no-bid work converting the former district justice office to swanky police quarters with custom-made wood lockers. A law and order proponent, Marsicano insists the cops deserve the upgrade. Coincidentally, a company owned by Zola’s brother gets a $7,208 contract to remodel his new digs, while a close friend of Marsicano gets the contract to create the new cop shop in City Hall. But of course, they were the best qualified with the lowest cost proposals, right? Let’s reset the Wayback to 2005. Citing alleged fears of unhealthy mold in the for-




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Rossi realizes he can rent the same space for almost $16,000 less per year. Meanwhile, that former bank that costs $700,000 is still empty. COMMENTARY Which brings us to the latest news. The county wants to give that old bank building mer federal building, Luzerne County moves to Hazleton, and the city wants to house the police department in it. Actually, the county all its offices out of the structure. Zola wants the city to take the building and formoves, too. Lackawanna College moves in, and since then there have been no reports of get about $290,000 the county owes Hazleton for the Hazleton Broad Street Exchange, mold-related illness; but that’s mold news. which the county took over to prevent it Zola and the displaced county offices from going on the auction block for back move to a building that the county rented from Leonard Rossi, who happens to co-own taxes, which would have left the county with a big unpaid county loan that had been used some properties with Joe Zola’s son. Rossi to create the Broad Street Exchange from a bought the building for $150,000, and rents former department store, and … it for $78,504 per year. But trying to trace the history of that Coincidentally, a company co-owned by a former county planning commissioner buys boondoggle would make the Wayback machine – and most human brains – implode. an old bank building in Hazleton the same The question now is this: If Hazleton year for $330,000. Reset the Wayback to 2007. Looking for a police move from what used to be the district magistrate’s office to the former bank new southern county annex, county combuilding, what happens to the empty space missioners decide to rent that $330,000 building for $2.58 million over 10 years. The in City Hall? The answer is obvious: Move Zola’s offices public howls, and commissioners instead back into the same space. decide to buy it outright for $700,000 – Unsatisfying? Sure. more than twice what the owner paid for it But at least that way, this circle of stupidtwo years earlier. Reset the Wayback to 2010. New commis- ity closes. sioners are in charge and they decide they’re paying Rossi too much rent for Zola’s office, Mark Guydish can be reached at 829-7161 or via email: so they start looking around. Suddenly,

t every level of government, the will of the people apparently continues to be ignored! Harveys Lake is no exception; borough council continues to ignore the pleas of residents to do everything possible to protect us from the impact of Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling. Following eight months of pleading and packed meetings, including a town hall meeting called by the people to have the ordinance explained by Ben Price of the Community Environment Legal Defense Fund, council unanimously voted down the only ordinance that can protect our community. Council’s answer is to zone it. Zoning applies only to surface lands and will simply tell the gas industry where in our community it can drill. You cannot zone the horizontal fracking below the surface, which goes in any direction for thousands of feet. I also presented council with the initial paperwork in December to look into having our area declared an exceptional value watershed. I asked at the January meeting if any action was taken in regard to this approach and got nothing but a blank stare. This designation also could protect

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the Huntsville and Ceasetown reservoirs that supply water to the Greater Wyoming Valley, because it is the same watershed. You’d certainly think there would be farreaching support for this approach. As we stall on any meaningful action, overwhelming evidence mounts of damage to our environment: our water and air supplies. We cannot afford to stall. Our governor opposes any new regulations on this industry, as well as a severance tax. Our governor’s dream is to be the Texas of the gas industry. My dream is to continue to enjoy clean water and fresh air, but I might as well believe in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. Our council fears being sued by the gas industry, while I fear being poisoned and


stuck with a house that has zero value. I fear for our future, for our grandchildren. I consider this an emergency situation that calls for quick action, and I strongly believe that eight months is long enough. Michelle T. Boice Harveys Lake

Writer urges awareness of child abuse, neglect


have not seen any mention about April being designated National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This is a time to create awareness about child abuse and neglect and to encourage people to be the voice for young victims. Last Mother’s Day, a Virginia boy named Ethan Stacy, who was on a court-ordered visit with his mother in Utah, succumbed to days of alleged beatings at the hands of his mother’s boyfriend. She supposedly stood by and allowed this alleged torture of her 4-year-old son. If someone had heard Ethan’s screams and called 911, Ethan might be going to Easter egg hunts this month rather than being in heaven. Please, if you suspect abuse or neglect, make the call and save a life. Paulette Bent Dallas








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one-third by 2025. But the president said it won’t happen overnight and if any politician says it’s easy, “they’re not telling the truth.” “Gas prices? They’re going to still fluctuate until we can “If you’re start making broader complain- these changes, and ing about that’s going to take a couple of the price years to have of gas and serious effect,” you’re only Obama said. Obama neegetting 8 dled one questioner who miles a asked about gallon, you gas prices, now know. You averaging close $3.70 a galmight want to lon nationto think wide, and suggested that the about a gentleman contrade-in.” sider getting President rid of his gasObama guzzling vehicle. “If you’re complaining about the price of gas and you’re only getting 8 miles a gallon, you know,” Obama said laughingly. “You might want to think about a trade-in.” The president spoke at a town hall meeting at Gamesa Technology Corp., a Spanish company that makes giant turbines that use wind to generate electricity. According to the White House, it is the first overseas company of

By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent


Prices for premium gas have risen above $4 a gallon at this gas station in Wilkes-Barre. Nationally, the price of gas is pinching consumers.

its kind to set up shop in the U.S. Back in Washington, negotiations continued on a budget deal to avert a government shutdown Friday and Obama urged lawmakers to get it done. The president said he wants to cut spending, but not at the expense of cutting priorities like energy and education. As fuel prices rise because of growing demand worldwide and political unrest in oil-producing nations in North Africa and the Middle East, drivers are feeling pinched at the pump. Republicans blame Obama and his policies and he, in turn, is striving to show the public that he gets it. Gasoline prices rose another 2 cents Tuesday to a new national average of just over $3.68 a gal-

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trally located between the well site and the interstate pipeline to avoid building future compressor stations in the event more gathering lines need to be constructed. The metering facility planned will feature a metering building, a 100-foot communications tower, two 3,000-gallon tanks of the odorant mercaptan, various pipes and valves and condensate tanks to collect mostly water from the natural gas. Location controversy The proposed 2-acre metering site has been the center of controversy, as it is about 1,800 feet from the Dallas School District campus. Chief Gathering LLC also submitted plans to build a metering station about 500 feet from the Williams site. A zoning board hearing held Monday for Chief’s special exceptions application drew hundreds into the Dallas Middle School auditorium. Savage said the site was chosen for the Williams project based on a few key factors, including land acquisition, distance from the well site and the lay of the land itself. He said the site off Hildebrandt Road is the shortest distance from the Springville well site, the company was able to acquire pipeline easements in the area and its path, which weaves through wetlands and mountains, was optimal in terms of population and terrain. “Yeah, it could have been 50 miles to the west, but that means you’re building another 50 miles of pipeline over there (and) it’s more than $1 million a mile of pipeline,” said Savage. “What you do is, you try to figure out where you can build one of these meter sites, where you can acquire the property, where it works with on the pipeline, so that’s an integral process we go through.” He said that while the company

lon, according to AAA and other sources. Obama’s visit to Gamesa was his fourth energy event since March 11. He’s scheduled a fifth for Friday in Indianapolis. Obama argues that shifting to cleaner and domestic energy sources will help create jobs and boost U.S. competitiveness. Education is another item on Obama’s competitiveness agenda. That issue was to be the focus of a speech he was giving later Wednesday to the Rev. Al Sharpton’s civil rights group in New York City. Obama’s appearance keeps a promise he made to the National Action Network when he spoke there as a presidential candidate in 2007. Obama pledged to return, win or lose. He returns just two days after

launching his re-election bid. He is facing a key constituency that at times has scolded him for not being attentive enough to certain issues, such as double-digit black unemployment, but continues to hold him in high regard. Obama deflects such criticism by arguing that his polices to expand the economy, create jobs and improve the education system, among other goals, will help the country as a whole, blacks included. Ninety-five percent of blacks who voted, opted for Obama in 2008. A Gallup poll released last week showed his job approval among blacks holding at 84 percent, about the same as six months earlier.

WASHINGTON — Time growing short, Congress’ leaders reported making headway Wednesday in talks to cut spending and avert a partial government shutdown that the White House warned would hit U.S. combat troops abroad and taxpayer refunds from the IRS at home. President Barack Obama checked in separately by phone with House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, DNev., then invited the two men to the White House for an evening meeting. White House spokesman Jay Carney said Obama decided to call the session after concluding not enough progress had been made during the day, and the president blamed business as usual in the nation’s capital politics for the deadlock that threatened disruptions beginning Friday at midnight. “I do not want to see Washington politics stand in the way of America’s progress,” he said in Fairless Hills, Pa. Democratic officials suggested their side had agreed to consider additional cuts in the previous 24 hours. But any movement took place in secret, while the public maneuvering was on public display. Determined to avoid political blame if a shutdown occurs, Boehner said the House would

A planning commission meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. April 12 for Williams’ pipeline project. A zoning board hearing will be advertised for May 16 for the metering facility. Both will be held at the Dallas Township Municipal Building.

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did not anticipate a problem with its location near the Dallas schools, he said people always have questions and the company has been proactive in providing accurate information to the community. Pipeline safety The Springville line will tap into the Transco pipeline, which was originally constructed in 1958. Michael Dickinson, manager of operations and technical services, said a third-party company will perform what is called a “hot tap,” essentially welding the two lines together while keeping pipeline pressure controlled. Transco pipeline spokesman Chris Stockton, who was not at the conference, said many sections of the interstate pipeline may have been replaced over the years, but age isn’t the most important factor in pipeline safety. “Steel doesn’t age,” he said. “If you pull a piece of pipe from the ground installed in 1950s, (and) if it has the right coating, you can’t tell the difference. What we want to do make sure that the systems we have in place prevent the pipe from corroding.”

Air it out… THE visceral reaction is that letters written supporting leniency for former Luzerne County judge Michael Toole should be public. The reason is like a dope slap from Moe Howard…


vote today on a one-week stopgap bill to keep the government open while cutting $12 billion in spending and providing the Pentagon with enough money to stay open until the Sept. 30 end of the budget year. “I think this is the responsible thing to do for the U.S. Congress, and I would hope the Senate can pass it and the president can sign it into law,” he said. He also criticized Obama, though saying he likes the commander in chief personally. “The president isn’t leading," Boehner said. "He didn’t lead on last year’s budget, and he’s not leading on this year’s budget." A few hours later, Reid said Democrats kept offering concessions, and Republicans rejected them.


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Emergency response The metering facility will be monitored remotely 24/7 by a gas control group in Tulsa, Okla. Dickinson added his office in Tunkhannock will have access to the data from the metering station and will have the ability to shut down operations of the pipeline remotely should any pre-determined alarming pressure or temperature levels be reached. Savage added the company works


President Obama speaks in Fairless Hills, Pa., Wednesday.

extensively with local emergency responders in the area. He said emergency preparedness is key, and the company will conduct yearly tabletop drills and on-location mock drills every three of four years with local emergency personnel. “We come up with a crazy scenario, as crazy as we can make it, and

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don’t tell anyone about it other than 911 dispatch center and the local emergency responders and our supervisor of the facility,” he said. “We’ll call up employees on a Friday morning and say, ‘All right, guys, this is a mock drill – it’s not real, but you respond like it’s real. Here’s the situation. Go.’ ”

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dents (of Luzerne County) in a capable manner.” Pierantoni said he didn’t run for county judge in 2009 because he was seeking re-election as a district judge. He decided to run this year, he said, because he felt it’s the “right time,” because the county judiciary is at a crossroads and voters have a heavy task in electing six new judges. If elected, Pierantoni said, he would urge citizens to come to the courthouse to watch court proceedings, since most are open to the public. Pierantoni would promote settlements in the hundreds of civil cases that are on backlog or schedule a trial promptly, and have open meetings to discuss how to expedite criminal matters. Pierantoni said he sup“(Becoming a ports individual calendars for county judges to handle county judge) is a cases from the beginning to natural transition. end, and all judges should be able to handle any area of I feel I have the law so that the court is more legal and judicial effective. The longtime district experience … and judge said he became inter- given the opporested in the law at an early age and forged a path to law tunity, I could school by attending Wilkes serve all residents University first, where he was the school’s radio per- (of Luzerne Counsonality, “Frantic Fred,” for a ty) in a capable number of years. manner.” Pierantoni said he expects Fred Pierantoni to spend approximately $100,000 in the primaries and is using mostly his own savings and will accept contributions from anyone willing to support his ability. The endorsement board also discussed with Pierantoni an article that appeared in a local newspaper regarding his father’s service as a constable in Pittston city. Pierantoni said his father, Fred, has been a part-time elected constable for 30 years and is not a member of his staff, even though his office distributes his pay. Pierantoni said his father is the only certified constable who serves his district, although other constables do work within the district when needed. The elder Pierantoni is not paid from the district judge’s office, but from money garnered when papers are served. Pierantoni said his father has never had to appear before him for a hearing, but if he had to, he would recuse himself.





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SEASON STARTS TONIGHT Tonight’s Game: SWB Yankees at Lehigh Valley IronPigs Where: Coca-Cola Park, Allentown First pitch: 7:05 p.m. Pitching Matchup: Yankees’ David Phelps (4-2, 3.07 in ’10) vs. IronPigs’ Vance Worley (1-3, 3.77 in ’10)




Radio Coverage: The Game-1340-AM, 1400AM Keep on eye on: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre catcher Jesus Montero. Expected by some to start the season in New York as the Yankees backup catcher, Montero hit .289 with 21 home runs last year for SWB.


Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s John Hynes won the Louis A.R. Pieri Award on Wednesday.

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Coach John Hynes and goaltender Brad Thiessen were both honored Wednesday.



Scranton/Wilkes-Barre catcher Jesus Montero gives interviews in the clubhouse during Tuesday’s media day at PNC Field in Moosic. Montero, considered to be the Yankees’ top prospect, was nearly traded to Seattle for pitcher Cliff Lee last season before the Mariners pulled out and dealt Lee to Texas.

Make it here, you’ll make it someplace else They say they’re in the business of developing prospects. But just whose prospects are the Scranton/WilkesBarre Yankees de-

veloping? Over the past two years, it seems the Triple-A Yankees have sent as many players to the big leagues to play for other teams as their own team. Where’s Juan Miranda? He’s taking his swings with the Arizona Diamondbacks now. Ian Kennedy? Right with him on

PAUL SOKOLOSKI OPINION Arizona’s pitching staff. Mark Melancon can now be found warming up in the Houston Astros bullpen. And Austin Jackson fulfilled all his promise and made it to the majors as a starting center fielder. For the Detroit Tigers. They were all on Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre’s 2009 opening-day roster, bright prospects on the doorstep of making it to the parent New York Yankees. Until the door opened and they were shown the

way out through trades. There are a couple ways to look at that. The New York Yankees never seem to see opportunity for their youth. Or their young stars are so coveted, other organizations can’t wait to get their uniforms on them. Either way, that’s certainly not the intention. “Our first priority is to sign and develop (minor league) players for the Yankees and to help us win championships,” said Mark Newman, New York’s senior vice president of baseball operations, who runs the Yankees minor league system.

But Newman admits a byproduct of the system’s philosophy is to create bargaining chips to trade away for established big-league talent. “Guys who can help us make trades,” Newman said. “That’s all part of the job.” Oh, the Yankees will tell you they’re doing a great job promoting players. Their current starting pitchers Phil Hughes and Ivan Nova came through Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on their way to New York. So did relievers Joba Chamberlain and

There are privileges that come with being a veteran. Optional practices, days off and best stall in the locker room to name a few. First reported at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3:06 Penguins captain Ryan Craig added another one p.m. to the list after Wednesday’s practice at Coal Street – providing a scouting report of your coach. UP NEXT With eight seasons of Hershey Bears pro hockey under his belt, at WBS Craig is fully qualified to Penguins give his assessment of roo7:05 p.m., Friday kie head coach John Hynes. “During the nine months that I’ve been around John Hynes, the things that come to mind are honesty, competitiveness, passion, work ethic and he’s a pretty smart guy with X’s and O’s,” Craig said. “Those aspects have really put him in that upper echelon of young coaches.” See PENGUINS, Page 7B



INSIDE TODAY: Special SWB Yankees preview section THE MASTERS

Tournament opens today with Mickelson favored

way of putting players at ease with its sheer beauty, when the Masters is AUGUSTA, Ga. — On the far end of more about azaleas and jasmine and the course Wednesday, near the only enjoying a special place than trying to palm tree at Augusta National, Lee win a green jacket. That figures to change on Thursday. Westwood rolled long putts across the “The Masters has a fear facfourth green as he practiced tor, and that’s the best thing alone on a quiet afternoon THE about this golf course,” threebefore the Masters. MASTERS time champion Nick Faldo Spotting two familiar said Wednesday. faces in the crowd, he looked Today 3 p.m., ESPN Phil Mickelson will try to over with a grin and said, Friday join some exclusive clubs “Lost? Bar closed? 3 p.m., ESPN when he tees off in the openThrough the pines and Saturday ing round as the clear favorite dogwoods, down a steep 3:30 p.m., CBS in the first major of the year. slope toward the 16th green, Sunday Never has Lefty had so much players stopped on the edge 2 p.m., CBS at stake at one tournament. of the 16th green to the fans’ He can go to No. 1 in the delight and tried skipping shots across the pond and onto the world for the first time in his career. He green. On what might be the only day can join Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods of booing, Graeme McDowell got an and Arnold Palmer as the only players earful when his shot sank before it got with at least four green jackets. And he can become only the fourth player to halfway across the water. AP PHOTO It sure didn’t feel like the day before win the Masters in consecutive years. the first major of the year. Tiger Woods hits out of a bunker on the 11th hole during a practice round for But then, Augusta National has a See MASTERS, Page 4B the Masters golf tournament on Wednesday in Augusta, Ga. By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer


Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard (right) racked up four hits, including a home run and two doubles, and two RBI to beat the Mets Wednesday in Philadelphia.

Howard powers Phils past Mets

By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer

PHILADELPHIA — Ryan Howard tied a career high with four hits and fell a triple short of the cycle, Ben Francisco also homered and the Philadelphia Phillies beat PHILLIES the New York Mets 10-7 Wednesday night after wasting a 7-0 lead. Placido Polanco had three METS hits and three RBIs, including a go-ahead single in the fifth, helping the four-time NL East champions overcome a rough start by Joe Blanton to improve to 4-1. Angel Pagan hit a two-run homer for the Mets, who got a second straight poor outing from Mike Pelfrey. Antonio Bastardo (1-0) pitched 1 2-3 in-

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Thursday, April 7


Ex-PSU star Robinson will speak at benefit

Former Penn State quarterback Michael Robinson will be the principal speaker at a Helping Hands Society benefit dinner at 6 p.m. on April 17 at Isabella’s Restaurant in WilkesBarre. In 2005, Robinson led Penn State to a 12-1 season and a victory in the 2006 Orange Bowl his senior season. Robinson was named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, winning the Chicago Tribune Silver Football as the Big Ten’s MVP and becoming the first Nittany Lion to throw three touchdown passes in three separate games during the same season since 1982. He was also named Academic AllBig Ten three times. After graduating with two degrees, Robinson was drafted in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft by San Francisco where he was converted into a running back. He currently plays for the Seattle Seahawks. Off the field, Robinson spends his time mentoring young athletes to not only excel on the field but to also become strong, educated men. He runs a football camp each summer for his Excel 2 Excellence Foundation. The camp offers football training and includes two “class days” where the high school aged attendees receive education on public speaking, resume writing and encourages them to embrace higher education. Helping Hands is a non-profit organization serving special needs children and their families by providing educational and therapeutic services. Located in Hazleton, it services Luzerne, Carbon and Schuylkill Counties. A silent auction will be held by PAC SIGNATURES, including autographed jerseys by John Cappelletti, Kerry Collins, Rashard Medenhall and LeSean McCoy; a hand written, signed letter display by Al Capone; a Lance Armstrong autographed LiveStrong display and a one week stay at the Disney World Runaway Beach Club Resort. Tickets are $100 and are limited to 75 people. To reserve your seat today, call Joell Martinelli, Director of Marketing & Fundraising at the Helping Hands Society at 570.455.4958 or email

W H A T ’ S




GOLF 3 p.m. ESPN — Exhibition, Masters Par 3 Contest, at Augusta, Ga.


2:10 p.m. WGN — Arizona at Chicago Cubs 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Minnesota at N.Y. Yankees


8 p.m. ESPN — Milwaukee at Miami 10:30 p.m. ESPN — L.A. Lakers at Golden State


8 p.m. VERSUS — St. Louis at Chicago

T R A N S A C T I O N S BASEBALL National League COLORADO ROCKIES Placed RHP Ubaldo Jimenez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 2. Recalled RHP Grag Reynolds from Colorado Springs (PCL). LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Activated 3B Casey Blake from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Ivan De Jesus to Albuquerque (PCL). SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS—Activated RHP Brian Wilson. Placed RHP Santiago Casillo on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 1. American Association WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed UT Tommy Fitzgerald and INF Evan Button. Atlantic League LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Signed RHP Ruddy Lugo and LHP Heath Phillips.


National Basketball Association WASHINGTON WIZARDS—Signed F Larry Owens. Re-signed F Othyus Jeffers. Waived G/F Cartier Martin.


National Hockey League CHICAGO BLACK HAWKS—Recalled F Ben Smith from Rockford (AHL). OTTAWA SENATORS — Reassigned D Andre Benoit, D David Hale, D Patrick Wiercioch, F Erik Condra and F Roman Wick to Binghamton (AHL). PHILADELPHIA FLYERS—Recalled G Michael Leighton from Adirondack (AHL).


BYU—Signed men’s basketball coach Dave Rose to a five-year contract. EASTERN MICHIGAN — Fired men’s basketball coach Charles Ramsey. IOWA STATE—Released G Anthony Odunsi from the men’s basketball team. MONTANA STATE—Released G Casey Trujeque from the men’s basketball team. NEVADA—Released G Derrel Connor and F Marko Cukic from the men’s basketball team. WYOMING—Named Scott Duncan men’s associate basketball head coach and Jeremy Shyatt men’s assistant basketball coach.

H.S. BASEBALL (4:15 p.m.) Wyoming Area at Dallas Wyoming Valley West at Berwick Holy Redeemer at Crestwood Pittston Area at Coughlin Hazleton Area at Nanticoke H.S. SOFTBALL (4:15 p.m.) Wyoming Area at Dallas Wyoming Valley West at Berwick Holy Redeemer at Crestwood Pittston Area at Coughlin Hazleton Area at Nanticoke H.S. BOYS VOLLEYBALL (5:45 p.m.) Hazleton Area at Holy Redeemer North Pocono at Pittston Area Meyers at West Side Tech Coughlin at Wyoming Valley West Hanover Are at Delaware Valley H.S. BOYS TENNIS (4:15 p.m.) Hazleton Area at Wyoming Area Holy Redeemer at Tunkhannock MMI at Pittston Area Berwick at Crestwood Dallas at Coughlin Meyers at Wyoming Valley West GAR at Wyoming Seminary H.S. GIRLS SOCCER (4:15 p.m. unless noted) Hanover Area at North Pocono Pittston Area at Wyoming Seminary GAR at MMI Prep Wyoming Area at Tunkhannock Honesdale at Delaware Valley, 4:30 p.m. COLLEGE GOLF King’s at Blue Jay Classic, 12 p.m. COLLEGE SOFTBALL King’s at Lycoming, 3 p.m. COLLEGE MENS TENNIS Baptist Bible at Misericordia, 4 p.m.

Friday, April 8

H.S. BASEBALL (4:15 p.m.) Hazleton Area at Pittston Area Wyoming Seminary at MMI West Side CTC at Meyers GAR at Northwest Lake-Lehman at Hanover Area H.S. SOFTBALL (4:15 p.m.) Pittston Area at Hazleton Area SWyoming Seminary at MMI West Side CTC at Meyers GAR at Northwest Lake-Lehman at Hanover Area H.S. Track (4:15 p.m.) Meyers at Nanticoke H.S. GIRLS SOCCER North Pocono at Wyoming Seminary, 4:15 p.m. H.S. BOYS TENNIS Coughlin at Wyoming Seminary, 4:15 p.m. COLLEGE BASEBALL Eastern at King’s, 3:30 p.m. Misericordia at Manhattanville, TBA Wilkes at FDU-Florham, 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 9

COLLEGE BASEBALL King’s at Eastern, 12 p.m. FDU-Florham at Wilkes, 1 p.m. Manhattanville at Misericordia, 12 p.m. COLLEGE SOFTBALL (1 p.m.) King’s at Misericordia DeSales at Wilkes COLLEGE MENS LACROSSE (1 p.m.) DeSales at King’s Alvernia at Misericordia COLLEGE WOMENS LACROSSE King’s at Arcadia, 1 p.m. Wilkes at Eastern, 1:30 p.m. Misericordia at Alvernia, TBA COLLEGE TENNIS King’s at Manhattanville, 1 p.m. Wilkes at FDU-Florham, 11 a.m. Misericordia at Eastern, 1:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 10

COLLEGE SOFTBALL Marywood at Wilkes, 1 p.m. COLLEGE GOLF King’s at Glenmaura Tournament COLLEGE MENS TENNIS King’s at Marywood, 11 a.m.

P O C O N O D O W N S Results Wednesday Apr 06, 2011 First - $8,000 Pace 1:56.2 5-Bring Them Home (An McCarthy) 5.00 3.20 2.60 4-Wishfullartist (Ro Hammer) 5.00 4.40 7-Carolstern (Je Dauplaise) 5.80 EXACTA (5-4) $28.00 TRIFECTA (5-4-7) $121.60 SUPERFECTA (5-4-7-8) $1,027.00 Second - $4,500 Pace 1:57.0 1-Gangsta Lady (Lu Porfilio) 11.00 5.00 3.40 8-Eve Freeluck (Br Simpson) 6.60 4.80 5-Serenade For Sonia (Th Jackson) 7.60 EXACTA (1-8) $50.00 TRIFECTA (1-8-5) $679.20 SUPERFECTA (1-8-5-4) $1,414.80 DAILY DOUBLE (5-1) $24.40 Third - $9,000 Trot 1:58.0 5-Double Up Hanover (Jo Campbell) 4.20 3.40 2.80 3-Love U Overandover (Mi Simons) 4.80 4.40 4-Petrossian (Da Ingraham) 17.00 EXACTA (5-3) $18.40 TRIFECTA (5-3-4) $158.00 SUPERFECTA (5-3-4-1) $1,938.80 Fourth - $8,500 Pace 1:55.0 5-Mysteriosa Hanover (Ma Kakaley) 8.40 4.40 2.80 3-Hope Lane Hanover (Ja Bartlett) 3.40 3.00 7-Grngrasanhitimes (An McCarthy) 6.80 EXACTA (5-3) $24.80 TRIFECTA (5-3-7) $175.00 SUPERFECTA (5-3-7-6) $839.00 Fifth - $13,000 Trot 1:57.4 7-Freedom Ridge (Mi Simons) 5.40 2.80 3.00 1-A Fortune’s Legacy (Th Jackson) 5.60 4.00 3-Dc’s Piggy Bank (Vi Ginsburg) 3.20 EXACTA (7-1) $62.00 TRIFECTA (7-1-3) $224.00 SUPERFECTA (7-1-3-9) $2,082.40 PICK 3 (5-5-7) $82.40 Sixth - $13,000 Trot 1:55.4 3-Fort Benning (An Napolitano) 23.80 9.00 4.60 6-Bad Boy Billy (An McCarthy) 7.80 5.00 2-Sunland Dakota (Jo Campbell) 2.80 EXACTA (3-6) $155.40 TRIFECTA (3-6-2) $418.00 SUPERFECTA (3-6-2-ALL) $651.20 Scratched: Whosgoinwhosstayin Seventh - $9,000 Pace 1:55.2 1-Bittersweet Champ (An McCarthy) 30.00 5.60 6.00 6-Skymeadow Joseph (Ma Kakaley) 3.40 5.00 2-Cheyenne Umberto (Jo Campbell) 3.40 EXACTA (1-6) $110.80 TRIFECTA (1-6-2) $528.80 SUPERFECTA (1-6-2-3) $598.20 Scratched: The Invisible Pan, Gotta Love Him Eighth - $13,000 Pace 1:53.2 8-Thunderfist (Ty Buter) 28.20 10.60 4.20 6-Allamerican Idol (Jo Pavia Jr) 3.80 3.00 3-Sheer Brilliance (Jo Campbell) 2.40 EXACTA (8-6) $157.00 TRIFECTA (8-6-3) $481.80 SUPERFECTA (8-6-3-ALL) $320.60 Ninth - $13,000 Pace 1:53.3 7-Southwind Swallow (An McCarthy) 4.40 2.20 3.00 8-Lr Dancing Dream (Pa Berry) 5.00 4.00 4-Imperial Flower (Ma Kakaley) 14.60 EXACTA (7-8) $58.80 TRIFECTA (7-8-4) $1,119.40 SUPERFECTA (7-8-4-ALL) $1,467.60 PICK 4 (3-1-8-7 (3 Out of 4)) $232.80 Tenth - $16,000 Trot 1:56.0 5-My Leap Of Faith (Jo Campbell) 4.40 3.00 2.60 4-Trotslikethewind (An McCarthy) 5.80 5.60 6-Luvyabutleave (Th Jackson) 9.00 EXACTA (5-4) $40.20 TRIFECTA (5-4-6) $731.80 SUPERFECTA (5-4-6-ALL) $605.80 Eleventh - $13,000 Pace 1:54.0 2-Cheyenne Knight (La Stalbaum) 9.60 4.20 4.60 5-Lislea Moran (Br Simpson) 10.00 4.80 7-Waylon Hanover (Ma Kakaley) 5.40 EXACTA (2-5) $67.00 TRIFECTA (2-5-7) $1,464.20 SUPERFECTA (2-5-7-ALL) $2,639.40 Scratched: Bar B’s Apache Cam Twelfth - $15,000 Pace 1:54.0 4-Soggy Soggy (Ma Kakaley) 11.40 3.80 3.20 6-Royal Fortune (An McCarthy) 7.20 7.40 1-Cammi Place (La Stalbaum) 3.60 EXACTA (4-6) $85.20 TRIFECTA (4-6-1) $458.00 SUPERFECTA (4-6-1-ALL) $552.60 PICK 3 (5-2-ALL) $23.60 PICK 3 (5-ALL-4) $23.60 PICK 3 (ALL-2-4) $23.60 Thirteenth - $6,000 Pace 1:56.4 4-Broadway Jake (Pa Berry) 5.60 3.40 3.20 1-Sammy Savannah (An McCarthy) 7.80 12.00 2-Buzzd On Sudzz (Ma Kakaley) 6.20 EXACTA (4-1) $62.60 TRIFECTA (4-1-2) $443.60 SUPERFECTA (4-1-2-ALL) $505.00 Fourteenth - $8,500 Pace 1:55.2 5-Delightful Syd (Ma Kakaley) 36.80 14.00 4.80 3-Gordyyy’s Pet (Jo Campbell) 3.60 3.00 7-Linden Beauty (Br Simpson) 2.60 EXACTA (5-3) $176.60 TRIFECTA (5-3-7) $492.60 SUPERFECTA (5-3-7-ALL) $436.80 LATE DOUBLE (4-5) $149.00 Total Handle-$322,072















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All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct y-Boston ....................... 54 23 .701 x-New York................... 40 38 .513 x-Philadelphia .............. 40 39 .506 New Jersey .................. 24 54 .308 Toronto ......................... 21 57 .269 Southeast Division W L Pct y-Miami........................... 54 24 .692 x-Orlando ....................... 50 29 .633 x-Atlanta ......................... 44 34 .564 Charlotte ........................ 32 46 .410 Washington.................... 21 57 .269 Central Division W L Pct y-Chicago ..................... 57 20 .740 x-Indiana ....................... 36 43 .456 Milwaukee..................... 32 46 .410 Detroit ........................... 27 51 .346 Cleveland...................... 17 61 .218 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct y-San Antonio .............. 59 19 .756 x-Dallas......................... 53 24 .688 x-New Orleans ............. 45 33 .577 Memphis ....................... 44 34 .564 Houston ........................ 41 38 .519 Northwest Division W L Pct y-Oklahoma City.......... 52 26 .667 x-Denver ....................... 47 30 .610 x-Portland ..................... 45 33 .577 Utah............................... 37 41 .474 Minnesota..................... 17 62 .215 Pacific Division W L Pct y-L.A. Lakers................ 55 22 .714 Phoenix......................... 38 40 .487 Golden State ................ 34 44 .436 L.A. Clippers................. 31 48 .392 Sacramento.................. 23 54 .299 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division Tuesday's Games San Antonio 97, Atlanta 90 Cleveland 99, Charlotte 89 New Jersey 107, Minnesota 105 Orlando 78, Milwaukee 72 Washington 107, Detroit 105 Boston 99, Philadelphia 82 New York 131, Toronto 118 Chicago 97, Phoenix 94 L.A. Clippers 82, Memphis 81 Sacramento 104, Houston 101 Oklahoma City 101, Denver 94 Golden State 108, Portland 87 Utah 86, L.A. Lakers 85 Wednesday's Games Orlando 111, Charlotte 102, OT Indiana 136, Washington 112 New York 97, Philadelphia 92 Cleveland 104, Toronto 96 Detroit 116, New Jersey 109 Phoenix 108, Minnesota 98 New Orleans 101, Houston 93 Oklahoma City 112, L.A. Clippers 108 Milwaukee 90, Miami 85 Sacramento at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Denver at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Thursday's Games Boston at Chicago, 8 p.m. Portland at Utah, 10:30 p.m.

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T E N N I S ATP World Tour U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships Wednesday Houston Singles Second Round Teymuraz Gabashvili, Russia, def. Grigor Dimitrov (8), Bulgaria, 7-6 (4), 6-3. Ivo Karlovic, Croatia, def. Igor Kunitsyn, Russia, 6-4, 6-1. Ryan Sweeting, United States, def. Sam Querrey (2), United States, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3. Doubles Quarterfinals Bob and Mike Bryan (1), United States, def. Santiago Gonzalez, Mexico, and Ricardo Mello, Brazil, 6-3, 6-4. Eric Butorac, United States, and Jean-Julien Rojer (2), Netherlands Antilles, def. Carlos Berlocq, Argentina, and Teymuraz Gabashvili, Russia, 7-6 (5), 6-4. Grand Prix Hassan II Wednesday Casablanca, Morocco Singles Second Round Pablo Andujar, Spain, def. Jeremy Chardy (6), France, 7-6 (6), 6-1. Pere Riba, Spain, def. Andrey Golubev (4), Kazakhstan, 0-6, 6-1, 7-5. Andrey Kuznetsov, Russia, def. Marcos Baghdatis (2), Cyprus, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. Victor Hanescu (8), Romania, def. Michael Berrer, Germany, 6-4, 7-6 (4). Doubles First Round Christopher Kas, Germany, and Alexander Peya, Austria, def. Simon Aspelin, Sweden, and Julian Knowle, Austria, 4-4, reitred. Paul Hanley, Australia, and Bruno Soares (2), Brazil, def. Leos Friedl, Czech Republic, and Rogier Wassen, Netherlands, 6-4, 6-4. Fabio Fognini, Italy, and Pere Riba, Spain, def. Reda El Amrani and Anas Fattar, Morocco, 6-3, 6-1. Quarterfinals Robert Lindstedt, Sweden, and Horia Tecau (1), Romania, def. Michael Kohlmann, Germany, and Santiago Ventura, Spain, 6-4, 6-4.

WTA Tour

Family Circle Cup Wednesday Charleston, S.C. Singles Second Round Nadia Petrova (7), Russia, def. Edina GallovitsHall, Romania, 6-1, 6-1. Daniela Hantuchova (10), Slovakia, def. Evgeniya Rodina, Russia, 6-0, 6-1. Caroline Wozniacki (1), Denmark, def. Irina Falconi, United States, 6-1, 6-1. Sam Stosur (2), Australia, def. Patricia MayrAchleitner, Germany, 6-1, 6-2. Anna Tatishvili, Georgia, def. Maria Kirilenko (9), Russia, 5-7, 7-5, 6-3. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (15), Czech Republic, def. Anastasia Rodionova, Australia, 6-3, 1-6, 6-3. Elena Vesnina, Russia, def. Bethanie MattekSands (14), United States, 6-4, 7-6 (6). Jelena Jankovic (3), Serbia, def. Tamira Paszek, Austria, 6-2, 6-3. Doubles First Round Kveta Peschke, Czech Republic, and Katarina Srebotnik (1), Slovenia, def. Vera Dushevina, Russia, and Tatiana Poutchek, Belarus, 6-1, 6-1. Julia Goerges, Germany, and Nadia Petrova, Russia, def. Alisa Kleybanova, Russia, and Yan Zi, China, 2-6, 6-4, 10-3. Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears, United States, def. Maria Kondratieva, Russia, and Sophie Lefevre, France, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (5), 10-7. Andalucia Tennis Experience Wednesday Marbella, Spain Singles First Round Anabel Medina Garrigues, Spain, def. Iveta Benesova, Czech Republic, 6-0, 6-2. Victoria Azarenka (1), Belarus, def. Arantxa Parra Santonja, Spain, 6-2, 6-3. Second Round Klara Zakopalova (6), Czech Republic, def. Lourdes Dominguez Lino, Spain, 7-6 (3), 1-6, 7-6 (0). Sara Errani (8), Itlay, def. Kristina Barrois, Germany, 6-1, 6-2. Dinara Safina, Russia, def. Tsvetana Pironkova (5), Bulgaria, 6-3, 6-4. Svetlana Kuznetsova (2), Russia, def. Agnes Szavay, Hungary, 6-7 (2), 6-1, 6-2. Doubles First Round Maria Elena Camerin, Italy, and SorananCirstea, Romania, def. Alberta Brianti, Italy, and Aurelie Vedy, France, 6-1, 6-4.

Buffalo (Mets) ............................. Lehigh Valley (Phillies).............. Pawtucket (Red Sox) ................. Rochester (Twins)...................... Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees) .................................... Syracuse (Nationals) ................. South Division Charlotte (White Sox) ................ Durham (Rays) ........................... Gwinnett (Braves) ...................... Norfolk (Orioles) ......................... West Division

Pace Setter Athletic Club of Northeastern Pa. is forming a series of spring and summer basketball leagues. The variety of leagues will operate throughout May, June, July and August. Each league will feature both a girls and a boys division. Grade levels will include a fifth and sixth grade league, a seventh and eighth grade league and a varsity league. Teams will feature parish clubs, school teams, community teams and individually sponsored teams. For further information and applications please contact the Pace Setters at 347-7018 or

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H O C K E Y National Hockey League All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA x-Philadelphia............. 80 46 23 11 103 249 215 x-Pittsburgh ................ 80 47 25 8 102 229 194 N.Y. Rangers .............. 80 43 32 5 91 228 193 New Jersey ................. 80 37 38 5 79 169 202 N.Y. Islanders ............. 80 30 38 12 72 222 253 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA y-Boston ...................... 80 45 24 11 101 241 191 x-Montreal ................... 80 43 30 7 93 210 205 Buffalo ......................... 80 41 29 10 92 236 222 Toronto ........................ 81 37 33 11 85 217 247 Ottawa.......................... 80 31 39 10 72 188 245 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA y-Washington ............. 81 48 22 11 107 224 196 x-Tampa Bay ............... 80 44 25 11 99 237 236 Carolina ....................... 80 39 30 11 89 228 232 Atlanta.......................... 79 33 34 12 78 217 258 Florida.......................... 80 29 39 12 70 192 225 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA y-Detroit....................... 80 46 24 10 102 255 234 Nashville...................... 80 43 26 11 97 215 191 Chicago ....................... 79 42 28 9 93 247 216 St. Louis ...................... 80 37 33 10 84 235 230 Columbus.................... 80 34 33 13 81 210 249 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA z-Vancouver................ 80 52 19 9 113 254 183 Calgary ........................ 80 40 29 11 91 242 233 Minnesota ................... 79 37 34 8 82 198 224 Colorado...................... 79 29 42 8 66 219 278 Edmonton.................... 79 25 43 11 61 188 256 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA y-San Jose .................. 79 47 23 9 103 240 202 Phoenix ....................... 79 42 25 12 96 224 217 Los Angeles ................ 79 45 28 6 96 214 191 Anaheim ...................... 79 44 30 5 93 228 231 Dallas........................... 79 40 28 11 91 217 224 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division z-clinched conference Tuesday's Games Washington 3, Toronto 2, SO Buffalo 4, Tampa Bay 2 Pittsburgh 4, New Jersey 2 Montreal 2, Chicago 1, OT Ottawa 5, Philadelphia 2 St. Louis 3, Colorado 1 Nashville 6, Atlanta 3 Dallas 3, Columbus 0 Edmonton 2, Vancouver 0 Wednesday's Games Boston 3, N.Y. Islanders 2 New Jersey 4, Toronto 2 Washington 5, Florida 2 Carolina 3, Detroit 0 St. Louis at Chicago, (n) Edmonton at Calgary, (n) San Jose at Anaheim, (n) Phoenix at Los Angeles, (n) Thursday's Games Atlanta at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Montreal at Ottawa, 7 p.m. Colorado at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Minnesota at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Friday's Games Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Chicago at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m. Carolina at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Florida at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Columbus at Nashville, 8 p.m. Dallas at Colorado, 9 p.m. Minnesota at Edmonton, 9 p.m. San Jose at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Los Angeles at Anaheim, 10 p.m. NHL Leaders Through games of Tuesday, April 5, 2011 Goal Scoring Name Team........................................................GP G Corey Perry Anaheim ....................................... 7947 Steven Stamkos Tampa Bay............................ 8044 Daniel Sedin Vancouver ................................... 8041 Jarome Iginla Calgary ...................................... 8039 Ryan Kesler Vancouver.................................... 8037 Patrick Marleau San Jose................................. 7937 Jeff Carter Philadelphia.................................... 7836 Bobby Ryan Anaheim ....................................... 7934 Patrick Sharp Chicago ...................................... 7134 Eric Staal Carolina ............................................ 7833 Danny Briere Philadelphia ............................... 7532 Sidney Crosby Pittsburgh ................................ 4132 Rick Nash Columbus ........................................ 7532 Logan Couture San Jose.................................. 7631 Michael Grabner NY Islanders ........................ 7331 Matt Moulson NY Islanders .............................. 7931 Alex Ovechkin Washington.............................. 7731 Jonathan Toews Chicago ................................. 7731 Thomas Vanek Buffalo ..................................... 7931 David Backes St Louis...................................... 8030 Phil Kessel Toronto........................................... 8030 Nikolai Kulemin Toronto ................................... 8030 Milan Lucic Boston ............................................ 7630 Brenden Morrow Dallas.................................... 7930 Martin St. Louis Tampa Bay ............................. 8030 Drew Stafford Buffalo ....................................... 6030 Assists Name Team........................................................GP A Henrik Sedin Vancouver .................................. 8073 Martin St. Louis Tampa Bay ............................. 8065 Daniel Sedin Vancouver ................................... 8059 Henrik Zetterberg Detroit ................................. 7956 Ryan Getzlaf Anaheim...................................... 6452 Alex Ovechkin Washington.............................. 7751 Claude Giroux Philadelphia ............................. 8050 Mike Ribeiro Dallas........................................... 7950 David Krejci Boston .......................................... 7249 Anze Kopitar Los Angeles ............................... 7548 Teemu Selanne Anaheim ................................ 7048 Joe Thornton San Jose .................................... 7748 Lubomir Visnovsky Anaheim ........................... 7848 Keith Yandle Phoenix ....................................... 7948 Nicklas Lidstrom Detroit ................................... 7946 Joe Pavelski San Jose ..................................... 7146 Corey Perry Anaheim ....................................... 7946 Brad Richards Dallas........................................ 6946 Nicklas Backstrom Washington....................... 7545 Steven Stamkos Tampa Bay............................ 8045 Alex Tanguay Calgary....................................... 7744 Jonathan Toews Chicago ................................. 7744 Patrick Kane Chicago........................................ 7043 Brian Rafalski Detroit ........................................ 6043 Loui Eriksson Dallas ......................................... 7642 Jarome Iginla Calgary ...................................... 8042 Tomas Kaberle TOR-BOS............................... 7942

Misericordia University Athletics Department 21st Annual Arnie Garinger Memorial Golf Tournament, May 23 at Mountain Laurel Golf Club in White Haven. Entry fee is $125 for the captain-and-crew event and includes golf, dinner and prizes. Registration begins at 10 a.m. with an 11 a.m. shotgun start. The field is limited to 120 players. Call 674-6374 for more information. Northeast Pennsylvania Chapter of the Executive Women’s Golf Association free one-hour golf lessons, every Sunday in May at Blue Ridge Golf Club in Mountain Top. Join as a new member of the Northeast Chapter and receive four one-hour beginner golf lessons. Sign up by emailing or call 570498-1510. EWGA membership is $125 per year. MEETINGS Exeter Little League will meet at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Little League field. Hanover Area Boys Basketball Boosters will be having a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at Major League Sports Bar in Sugar Notch. Nominations for officers for the coming year will be accepted. Heights Baseball will meet Saturday at Stanton Lanes. The board will meet at 5 p.m. and the general meeting will be at 5:45 p.m. All coaches should attend. Kingston/Forty Fort Little League will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Kingston Recreation Center. Interested members are encouraged to attend. Luzerne County Federation of Sportsmen will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the American Legion Post 609. Club delegates are urged to attend and interested sportsmen are cordially invited. West Side United Soccer Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday the Plymouth Borough Building. All interested parents are encouraged to participate in the meeting. Call Matthew at 574-7699 for more information. REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTS Back Mountain Youth Soccer Association will hold registration for the fall 2011 intramural soccer season from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 30 at the Dallas Middle School Cafeteria. Age groups U-6 through U-18 will be accepted. Eligible players must be at least 5 years of age by July 31, 2011. New players must show proof of age. All players must register. Online registration

American Hockey League All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA x-Portland ............. 77 46 23 6 2 100 272 229 x-Manchester ....... 78 43 25 4 6 96 249 205 Connecticut .......... 77 39 30 2 6 86 211 212 Worcester ............. 78 36 29 4 9 85 207 237 Providence ........... 77 35 36 3 3 76 198 244 Springfield ............ 77 33 39 2 3 71 223 249 Bridgeport ............. 77 28 38 4 7 67 209 256 East Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA y-Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton................ 77 56 20 0 1 113 252 177 x-Hershey ............. 77 45 24 3 5 98 250 205 x-Charlotte............ 78 42 27 2 7 93 257 240 x-Norfolk ............... 77 38 25 8 6 90 252 217 x-Binghamton....... 78 41 29 3 5 90 250 217 Syracuse............... 77 32 38 3 4 71 203 241 Adirondack ........... 77 30 37 4 6 70 192 239 Albany.................... 77 32 40 1 4 69 212 270 WESTERN CONFERENCE North Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA x-Manitoba ............ 78 43 28 1 6 93 216 201 x-Hamilton............. 78 42 27 2 7 93 217 189 x-Lake Erie............ 77 42 27 3 5 92 213 198 Abbotsford ............ 77 37 30 4 6 84 180 203 Grand Rapids........ 77 36 31 2 8 82 224 240 Toronto .................. 78 35 32 1 10 81 216 214 Rochester.............. 77 31 37 5 4 71 207 251 West Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA x-Milwaukee.......... 77 42 21 6 8 98 216 187 x-Houston.............. 79 45 28 1 5 96 234 209 Texas ..................... 77 40 27 4 6 90 210 205 Peoria .................... 78 41 29 3 5 90 215 212 Oklahoma City...... 77 38 28 2 9 87 233 226 Chicago ................. 77 38 29 4 6 86 249 249 San Antonio .......... 77 39 31 4 3 85 222 233 Rockford................ 77 35 33 4 5 79 203 237 x-Clinched Playoff Berth y-Clinched Divisional Title NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Wednesday's Games Portland 6, Manchester 5, OT Adirondack 4, Albany 1 Lake Erie 3, Toronto 2 Binghamton 2, Norfolk 1 Grand Rapids 2, Milwaukee 1 Peoria 3, Texas 2 Thursday's Games Norfolk at Syracuse, 7 p.m. Friday's Games Abbotsford at Grand Rapids, 7 p.m. Connecticut at Bridgeport, 7 p.m. Worcester at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Adirondack at Manchester, 7 p.m. Portland at Providence, 7:05 p.m. Hershey at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 7:05 p.m. Albany at Springfield, 7:30 p.m. Binghamton at Rochester, 7:35 p.m. Texas at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 8 p.m. Chicago at Peoria, 8:05 p.m. Lake Erie at Rockford, 8:05 p.m. Hamilton at Manitoba, 8:30 p.m.

B O X I N G Fight Schedule National TV in parentheses April 8 At Hyogo, Japan, Hozumi Hasegawa vs. Johnny Gonzalez, 12, for Hasegawa’s WBC featherweight title; Toshiaki Nishioka vs. Mauricio Munoz, 12, for Nishioka’s WBC junior featherweight title; Takahiro Ao vs. Humberto Gutierrez, 12, for Ao’s WBC junior lightweight title. At Montreal (ESPN2), David Lemieux vs. Marco Antonio Rubio, 12, WBC middleweight title eliminator; Adonis Stevenson vs. Derek Edwards, 10, super middleweights; Arash Usmanee vs. Aldo Valtierra, 10, super featherweights.

now available at Magic U-12/U-13 girls soccer team will be holding tryouts for the upcoming spring session. The team is based out of Mountain Top and players must be born after August 1, 1997. Call 570-762-4487 for more information. Nanticoke American Legion Baseball will hold sign-ups from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Honey Pot field in Nanticoke. Any interested player ages 13 through 18, residing in the Nanticoke area and Hanover area are eligible to participate. The registration fee is $75 per individual or $100 per family. Players must register to try out. For more information, call Joe at 814-1430. West Side Soccer Club will hold registration for the fall season from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Plymouth Borough Building, Shawnee Avenue, Plymouth. Ages 3 through 17 are welcome (players must be 3 by Aug. 1, 2011, in order to register). The registration fee is $30 and includes a new three piece uniform. There is also a $10 fundraiser to be paid in advance. Call Matthew at 779-7785 for more information. UPCOMING EVENTS JCC Bowling Award Night will be held at 6:30 p.m. May 31 at 6:30 pm at the JCC campsite. The dinner is being directed by Lynda Newirth, women’s bowling president, and Hal Levine, men’s bowling president. The Julia Lieberman and Max Tepper Memorial bowling awards will be presented that evening for service to the women’s and men’s bowling association. For more information, please contact Rick Evans, JCC executive director at 824-4646. JCC Samuel Harrison Memorial Slo-Pitch Softball League is now taking registrations. The league is open to anyone in eighth grade and up. Cost of the league is $50 payable at the front desk of the JCC. The season runs from June 5 through Aug. 14 at Miner Park in Wilkes-Barre. Games start at 10 a.m. Pittston Little League will have field cleanup at 11 a.m. Saturday. Parents of players from T-ball and coachpitch divisions are strongly urged to attend this cleanup since the focus will be on these fields. For more information, call Kim at 883-5640 or Ken at 883-1294. River Street 3-Mile Run and Walk will be held at 10:30 a.m. May 15. The registration fee before May 1 is $15; after May 1 or on race day $17. Pre-registration race packets may be picked up starting at 9 a.m. Race-day registration will be held at the JCC beginning at 9 a.m. Registration closes 10 minutes prior to the race start. Please make checks payable to Jewish Community Center. Mail pre-entry fee and official entry form to: Bill Buzza, Recreation Director; JCC, 60 S. River St., Wilkes Barre, PA, 18702. For more information, call 824-4646.

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N A S C A R Sprint Cup Series schedule Feb. 12 — x-Budweiser Shootout, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Kurt Busch) Feb. 17 — x-Gatorade Duel 1, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Kurt Busch) Feb. 17 — x-Gatorade Duel 2, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Jeff Burton) Feb. 20 — Daytona 500, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Trevor Bayne) Feb. 27 — Subway Fresh Fit 500, Avondale, Ariz. (Jeff Gordon) March 6 — Kobalt Tools 400, Las Vegas (Carl Edwards) March 20 — Jeff Byrd 500, Bristol, Tenn. (Kyle Busch) March 27 — Auto Club 400, Fontana, Calif. (Kevin Harvick) April 3 — Goody’s Fast Relief 500, Martinsville, Va. (Kevin Harvick) April 9 — Samsung Mobile 500, Fort Worth, Texas April 17 — Aaron’s 499, Talladega, Ala. April 30 — Crown Royal 400, Richmond, Va. May 7 — Showtime Southern 500, Darlington, S.C. May 15 — Dover (Del.) 400 May 21 — x-Sprint Showdown, Concord, N.C. May 21 — x-All-Star Challenge, Concord, N.C. May 29 — Coca-Cola 600, Concord, N.C. June 5 — Kansas Speedway 400, Kansas City, Kan. June 12 — Pocono 500, Long Pond, Pa. June 19 — Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400, Brooklyn, Mich. June 26 — Toyota/Savemart 350, Sonoma, Calif. July 2 — Coke Zero 400, Daytona Beach, Fla. July 9 — Kentucky 400, Sparta, Ky. July 17 — LENOX Industrial Tools 301, Loudon, N.H. July 31 — Brickyard 400, Indianapolis Aug. 7 — Pennsylvania 500, Long Pond, Pa. Aug. 14 — Helluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen, Watkins Glen, N.Y. Aug. 21 — CARFAX 400, Brooklyn, Mich. Aug. 27 — Irwin Tools 500, Bristol, Tenn. Sept. 4 — Labor Day Classic 500, Hampton, Ga. Sept. 10 — One Last Race to Make the Chase 400, Richmond, Va. Sept. 18 — 400, Joliet, Ill. Sept. 25 — SYLVANIA 300, Loudon, N.H. Oct. 2 — AAA 400, Dover, Del. Oct. 9 — Kansas 400, Kansas City, Kan. Oct. 15 — Bank of America 500, Concord, N.C. Oct. 23 — Talladega 500, Talladega, Ala. Oct. 30 — TUMS Fast Relief 500, Martinsville, Va. Nov. 6 — AAA Texas 500, Fort Worth, Texas Nov. 13 — Kobalt Tools 500, Avondale, Ariz. Nov. 20 — Ford 400, Homestead, Fla. x-non-points race 2011 Driver Standings Through April 3 1. Kyle Busch, 219. 2. Carl Edwards, 214. 3. Jimmie Johnson, 207. 4. Kurt Busch, 205. 5. Kevin Harvick, 204. 6. Ryan Newman, 203. 7. Juan Pablo Montoya, 201. 8. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 199. 9. Matt Kenseth, 195. 10. Mark Martin, 181. 11. Tony Stewart, 180. 12. Jeff Gordon, 170. 13. Paul Menard, 170. 14. A J Allmendinger, 168. 15. Kasey Kahne, 163. 16. Clint Bowyer, 158. 17. Martin Truex Jr., 151. 18. David Ragan, 147. 19. Denny Hamlin, 145. 20. Greg Biffle, 142. 21. Bobby Labonte, 138. 22. Marcos Ambrose, 136. 23. Jamie McMurray, 135. 24. Brian Vickers, 132. 25. Brad Keselowski, 132. 26. David Reutimann, 129. 27. Joey Logano, 124. 28. Jeff Burton, 123. 29. David Gilliland, 112. 30. Regan Smith, 105. 31. Robby Gordon, 90.





Winless Rays fall to Harren, Angels The Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The winless Tampa Bay Rays lost again Wednesday when Dan Haren and the Los Angeles Angels shut down the AL East champions 5-1. The Rays fell to 0-5. In four of those games, they finished with exactly one run and four hits. Rookie Jeremy Hellickson (0-1) lost despite striking out 10 in 5 2-3 innings. Tampa Bay designated hitter Manny Ramirez, who has one hit in 17 at-bats this season, was out of the starting lineup. He flied out as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning and will miss Thursday’s game at the Chicago White Sox while tending to a personal matter. Rays left fielder Johnny Damon replaced Ramirez as the DH. Damon went 0 for 4 with a strikeout, and is 1 for 15 this year. White Sox 10, Royals 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Carlos Quentin and the Chicago White Sox pulled off a two-out rally in the ninth inning off Kansas City closer Joakim Soria, then Brent Morel hit a go-ahead single in the 12th that beat the Royals 10-7 Wednesday. The surprising Royals were in position to improve to 5-1 after Soria retired the first two batters in the ninth with a 6-3 lead. But Alex Rios and Paul Konerko hit RBI singles and Quentin’s two-run double capped a four-run comeback for a 7-6 edge. Rangers 7, Mariners 3

ARLINGTON, Texas — Mitch Moreland hit a tiebreaking double off Cy Young winner Felix Hernandez and the Texas Rangers remained unbeaten, defeating the Seattle Mariners. The AL champion Rangers

are 6-0 for the first time since 1996, when they set a team record by winning their first seven games. Texas has a day off Thursday before starting its first road trip of the season Friday in Baltimore. Tigers 7, Orioles 3

BALTIMORE — Alex Avila homered and had a career-high five RBIs to back an effective pitching performance by Justin Verlander, and the Detroit Tigers ended the Baltimore Orioles’ unbeaten run with a victory. Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez also connected for the Tigers, who became the first team this season to score more than one run against Baltimore. Blue Jays 5, Athletics 3

TORONTO — Travis Snider hit a three-run home run, Yunel Escobar had three hits before leaving with an injury and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Oakland Athletics. Jesse Litsch pitched 6 1-3 for his first win since July 20 and Jon Rauch got two outs for his first save as the Blue Jays won for the eighth time in 11 games against the Athletics.







CLEVELAND — Asdrubal Cabrera had four RBIs, ShinSoo Choo hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians kept the built-to-win Boston Red Sox winless on Wednesday night with a victory that dropped one of baseball’s big spenders to 0-5. From Cambridge to Cape Cod, the panic buttons are glowing. The Red Sox are off to their worst start in 15 years and look nothing like the team many forecast to be the last one standing in October.

Pittsburgh sparkles on road, defeats Cards Wilson, activated from the ST. LOUIS — Kevin Correia 15-day disabled list before the and two relievers combined to game, pitched the ninth in a slow St. Louis, Neil Walker hit non-save situation, allowing his second home run and the three runs on two infield sinsurprising Pittsburgh Pirates gles and a walk. beat the Cardinals 3-1 WednesReds 12, Astros 4 day. The Pirates won their second CINCINNATI — Brandon road series of the season, now Phillips and Paul Janish had having taken two of three from three hits apiece, and the CinSt. Louis and the Chicago cinnati Reds overcame a fourCubs. Last year, Pittsburgh was run deficit and remained the a majors-worst 17-64 on the NL’s only unbeaten team with a road on the way to a 57-105 victory over the winless Housrecord overall. ton Astros. Ryan Doumit drove in his The Reds are 5-0 for the first first run of the year and Lyle time since 1990, when they Overbay had two hits and an won their last World Series RBI for the Pirates, who won championship. consecutive road series for the Marlins 7, Nationals 4 first time since Aug. 20-26, 2007, at Colorado and HousMIAMI — John Buck hit a ton. bases-loaded triple and the Florida Marlins came from Diamondbacks 6, Cubs 4 behind to win for the second night in a row, this time erasing CHICAGO — Chris Young drove in two runs, scored twice a four-run deficit to beat the and made a pair of nice catches Washington Nationals. Buck, who hit a grand slam in center field as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chica- on opening day, missed another by inches in the fifth and setgo Cubs. Arizona ended its eight-game tled for a triple that tied the losing streak against the Cubs. game. Chris Coghlan had three doubles and a single and scored Rockies 7, Dodgers 5 three times for the Marlins, and Omar Infante put them ahead DENVER — Todd Helton to stay with an RBI single in and Troy Tulowitzki homered the sixth. in leading the Colorado Rockies past the Los Angeles DodgBrewers 5, Braves 4 ers for a two-game sweep. MILWAUKEE — Prince Giants 8, Padres 4 Fielder drove in his first three runs this season and scored two SAN DIEGO — Tim Lincecum struck out 13 and held the more to lead the Milwaukee Brewers over the Atlanta San Diego Padres to one run Braves 5-4 on Wednesday night. and three hits in seven innings Fielder had been hitless in 11 to lead the San Francisco Giat-bats when he singled in two ants to a win. runs with the bases loaded in Lincecum left with an 8-1 the first against Mike Minor. lead after seven. Closer Brian












STANDINGS/STATS Giants 8, Padres 4

S TA N D I N G S Baltimore........................................... Toronto ............................................. New York.......................................... Boston............................................... Tampa Bay .......................................

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AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division L Pct GB WCGB 1 .800 — — 1 .800 — — 2 .600 1 1 5 .000 4 4 5 .000 4 4 Central Division L Pct GB WCGB 2 .667 — — 1 2 .600 ⁄2 1 1 2 .600 ⁄2 1 3 .400 11⁄2 2 3 .400 11⁄2 2 West Division L Pct GB WCGB 0 1.000 — — 3 .500 3 11⁄2 4 .333 4 21⁄2 4 .200 41⁄2 3 NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division L Pct GB WCGB 1 .800 — — 1 2 .600 1 ⁄2 1 2 .600 1 ⁄2 3 .500 11⁄2 1 1 4 .200 3 2 ⁄2 Central Division L Pct GB WCGB 0 1.000 — — 2 .667 11⁄2 — 3 .500 21⁄2 1 4 .333 31⁄2 2 4 .333 31⁄2 2 5 .000 5 31⁄2 West Division L Pct GB WCGB 1 .750 — — 1 1 2 .600 ⁄2 ⁄2 3 .500 1 1 3 .400 11⁄2 11⁄2 4 .333 2 2

AMERICAN LEAGUE Tuesday's Games L.A. Angels 5, Tampa Bay 3 Cleveland 3, Boston 1 Minnesota 5, N.Y. Yankees 4, 10 innings Toronto 7, Oakland 6, 10 innings Texas 3, Seattle 2 Kansas City 7, Chicago White Sox 6, 12 innings Wednesday's Games L.A. Angels 5, Tampa Bay 1 Texas 7, Seattle 3 Chicago White Sox 10, Kansas City 7, 12 innings Cleveland 8, Boston 4 Detroit 7, Baltimore 3 Minnesota at New York, ppd., rain Toronto 5, Oakland 3 Thursday's Games Boston (Lester 0-0) at Cleveland (Carmona 0-1), 12:05 p.m. Oakland (Cahill 0-0) at Toronto (R.Romero 1-0), 12:37 p.m. Minnesota (Liriano 0-1) at N.Y. Yankees (A.Burnett 1-0), 1:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 0-1) at Chicago White Sox (E.Jackson 1-0), 2:10 p.m. Detroit (Penny 0-1) at Baltimore (Tillman 0-0), 7:05 p.m. Friday's Games N.Y. Yankees at Boston, 2:05 p.m. Kansas City at Detroit, 3:05 p.m. Oakland at Minnesota, 4:10 p.m. Texas at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Toronto at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Cleveland at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.

Indians 8, Red Sox 4


The Associated Press




Tigers 7, Orioles 3 Detroit

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Blue Jays 5, Athletics 3 Oakland

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Angels 5, Rays 1 Los Angeles

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White Sox 10, Royals 7 Chicago

Kansas City ab r h bi ab r h bi Pierre dh 6 1 3 2 Aviles 3b 7 0 0 1 Bckhm 2b 5 1 0 0 MeCarr cf 6 1 2 0 Rios cf 6 1 2 1 Gordon lf 5 1 2 1 Konerk 1b 5 0 2 1 Butler dh 3 0 2 1 Lillirdg pr-lf 1 1 0 0 Dyson pr-dh 0 1 0 0 Quentin rf 6 2 4 3 Kaaihu 1b 6 0 1 1 AlRmrz ss 6 1 3 0 Francr rf 5 1 1 0 Milledg lf 3 0 0 0 AEscor ss 6 1 2 1 Teahen ph-lf-1b 2 0 0 0 B.Pena c 6 1 2 1 RCastr c 3 1 2 1 Getz 2b 5 1 1 0 Przyns ph-c 1 1 0 0 Morel 3b 6 1 2 2 Totals 50101810 Totals 49 713 6 Chicago.................. 000 000 214 003 — 10 Kansas City ........... 200 300 011 000 — 7 E—Konerko (1), Teahen (1), Al.Ramirez (1), Morel (3). DP—Chicago 2, Kansas City 1. LOB—Chicago 10, Kansas City 12. 2B—Pierre (1), Quentin 2 (5), Me.Cabrera (1), Gordon (5), Ka’aihue (2), A.Escobar (1). HR—Quentin (2), R.Castro (1). SB—Pierre (2), Dyson (3), Getz (2). S—Pierzynski, Dyson.

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Away 0-0 2-1 0-2 2-3 2-4

NATIONAL LEAGUE Tuesday's Games Chicago Cubs 6, Arizona 5 San Diego 3, San Francisco 1 N.Y. Mets 7, Philadelphia 1 Cincinnati 8, Houston 2 Florida 3, Washington 2, 10 innings Milwaukee 1, Atlanta 0 St. Louis 3, Pittsburgh 2 Colorado 3, L.A. Dodgers 0 Wednesday's Games Pittsburgh 3, St. Louis 1 Arizona 6, Chicago Cubs 4 Colorado 7, L.A. Dodgers 5 San Francisco 8, San Diego 4 Philadelphia 10, N.Y. Mets 7 Cincinnati 12, Houston 4 Florida 7, Washington 4 Milwaukee 5, Atlanta 4 Thursday's Games Houston (Myers 0-0) at Cincinnati (LeCure 0-0), 12:35 p.m. Colorado (Rogers 0-0) at Pittsburgh (Maholm 0-0), 1:35 p.m. Atlanta (Hanson 0-1) at Milwaukee (Marcum 0-1), 1:40 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Niese 0-0) at Philadelphia (Halladay 0-0), 3:05 p.m. Washington (Lannan 1-0) at Florida (Jo.Johnson 1-0), 7:10 p.m. Friday's Games Washington at N.Y. Mets, 4:10 p.m. St. Louis at San Francisco, 4:35 p.m. Colorado at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Florida at Houston, 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia at Atlanta, 7:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. Cincinnati at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 10:05 p.m.

SF—Pierre. IP H R ER BB SO Chicago Buehrle..................... 5 8 5 5 2 2 Humber .................... 2 1 0 0 1 0 Ohman...................... 1 1 1 0 1 0 Thornton BS,1-1 ..... 2 2 1 1 1 1 Sale W,1-0 ............... 2 1 0 0 0 2 Kansas City Francis...................... 62⁄3 8 2 2 1 4 Collins....................... 1⁄3 1 0 0 0 0 Tejeda H,1 ............... 1 2 1 1 0 0 Soria BS,1-2 ............ 1 4 4 4 1 0 Jeffress..................... 1 0 0 0 1 2 O’Sullivan L,0-1....... 2 3 3 3 1 0 Umpires—Home, Jerry Layne;First, Bob Davidson;Second, Hunter Wendelstedt;Third, Brian Knight. T—3:41. A—13,360 (37,903).

Rangers 7, Mariners 3 Seattle

Texas ab r h bi ab r h bi ISuzuki rf 2 0 0 0 Kinsler 2b 3 0 0 1 Figgins 3b 4 0 0 0 Andrus ss 4 0 0 1 Bradly lf 4 1 1 0 Hamltn cf 3 0 1 0 Cust dh 4 1 2 1 ABeltre 3b 4 1 1 0 Smoak 1b 4 0 0 0 MiYong dh 4 1 1 0 JWilson 2b 1 0 0 0 N.Cruz rf 4 1 1 2 LRdrgz 2b 3 1 1 0 DvMrp lf 4 2 2 0 Ryan ss 3 0 1 1 Torreal c 4 1 2 0 MSndrs cf 4 0 0 1 Morlnd 1b 3 1 1 1 Moore c 3 0 1 0 Olivo c 0 0 0 0 Totals 32 3 6 3 Totals 33 7 9 5 Seattle ................................ 010 011 000 — 3 Texas.................................. 030 000 13x — 7 E—J.Wilson 2 (2), League (1), Andrus (1). DP— Seattle 2, Texas 1. LOB—Seattle 5, Texas 5. 2B—Bradley (3), L.Rodriguez (1), Moore (1), N.Cruz (1), Moreland (2). SB—J.Wilson (3), Dav.Murphy (1). SF—Ryan. IP H R ER BB SO Seattle F.Hernandez L,1-1.. 7 6 4 2 3 6 Ray............................ 1⁄3 2 2 2 0 0 League ..................... 2⁄3 1 1 0 0 1 Texas C.Wilson W,1-0 ....... 7 6 3 2 2 2 Rhodes H,3.............. 1 0 0 0 0 0 O’Day........................ 1 0 0 0 0 0 Umpires—Home, Alfonso Marquez;First, Ed Hickox;Second, Ed Rapuano;Third, Brian O’Nora. T—2:36. A—25,049 (49,170).

Indians 8, Red Sox 4 Boston

Cleveland ab r h bi ab r h bi Ellsury cf 5 0 0 1 Brantly cf 4 2 1 1 Crwfrd lf 4 1 2 0 ACarer ss 5 1 2 4 Pedroia 2b 3 0 0 0 Choo rf 4 1 1 2 AdGnzl 1b 3 1 2 2 CSantn c 4 0 1 0 Youkils 3b 4 0 0 0 Hafner dh 3 0 1 0 Ortiz dh 4 1 1 0 OCarer 2b 3 0 0 0 J.Drew rf 3 1 1 0 T.Buck lf 3 1 0 0 Camrn ph-rf 1 0 0 0 LaPort 1b 3 2 2 1 Varitek c 2 0 0 0 Hannhn 3b 2 1 0 0 Lowrie ph 1 0 0 0 Sltlmch c 0 0 0 0 Scutaro ss 4 0 1 1 Totals 34 4 7 4 Totals 31 8 8 8 Boston ................................ 020 000 200 — 4 Cleveland ........................... 210 004 01x — 8 DP—Boston 1. LOB—Boston 7, Cleveland 6. 2B—Ad.Gonzalez (2). HR—Ad.Gonzalez (1), A.Cabrera (1), Choo (1), LaPorta (1). SB—Crawford 2 (2). IP H R ER BB SO Boston Matsuzaka L,0-1...... 5 6 3 3 3 2 D.Reyes ................... 0 0 3 3 1 0 Wheeler.................... 1 1 1 1 0 0 Wakefield ................. 2 1 1 1 0 2 Cleveland Talbot ....................... 41⁄3 5 2 2 3 7 Durbin....................... 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 R.Perez W,1-0 ........ 11⁄3 Herrmann ................. 1 2 2 2 0 1 Sipp H,3 ................... 1 0 0 0 0 0 Pestano .................... 1 0 0 0 0 0 D.Reyes pitched to 3 batters in the 6th. HBP—by D.Reyes (T.Buck, LaPorta), by Matsuzaka (O.Cabrera), by Talbot (Pedroia).



San Francisco ab Torres cf 3 FSnchz 2b 3 Huff rf-lf 5 Posey c 5 PSndvl 3b 5 Burrell lf 3 Schrhlt rf 2 Belt 1b 5 Tejada ss 4 Linccm p 2 Romo p 0

ab r h bi Venale rf 4 0 0 0 Bartlett ss 3 0 0 0 AlGnzlz ss 1 1 1 0 OHudsn 2b 3 1 1 0 Hawpe 1b 4 1 1 0 Ludwck lf 4 0 0 0 Headly 3b 4 0 2 2 Maybin cf 2 0 0 0 Luebke p 0 0 0 0 Frieri p 0 0 0 0 Deduno p 0 0 0 0 Denorfi BrWlsn p 0 0 0 0 ph-cf 1 0 0 0 Affeldt p 0 0 0 0 Hundly c 3 1 1 1 RRmrz p 0 0 0 0 Qualls p 0 0 0 0 Cantu ph 1 0 1 0 Stauffr p 1 0 0 0 Neshek p 0 0 0 0 CHuntr cf 1 0 0 0 RJhnsn ph-c 2 0 0 0 Totals 37 813 8 Totals 34 4 7 3 San Francisco.................... 300 014 000 — 8 San Diego .......................... 001 000 003 — 4 E—Tejada (2), Stauffer (1), Headley (1). DP—San Diego 3. LOB—San Francisco 9, San Diego 5. 2B—Torres (2), Huff 2 (3), O.Hudson (1), Headley 2 (2). 3B—F.Sanchez (1). HR—Posey (1), Hundley (1). S—Lincecum 2. IP H R ER BB SO San Francisco Lincecum W,1-1...... 7 3 1 1 0 13 Romo ........................ 1 0 0 0 0 1 Br.Wilson ................. 2⁄3 2 3 3 1 1 Affeldt ....................... 0 2 0 0 1 0 R.Ramirez S,1-1 ..... 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 San Diego Stauffer L,0-1........... 42⁄3 8 4 4 2 1 Neshek ..................... 2⁄3 1 2 2 1 1 Luebke ..................... 1⁄3 1 2 2 1 1 Frieri ......................... 11⁄3 2 0 0 0 2 Deduno..................... 1 1 0 0 1 1 Qualls ....................... 1 0 0 0 0 0 Affeldt pitched to 3 batters in the 9th. Umpires—Home, Tim McClelland;First, Ted Barrett;Second, Brian Runge;Third, Marvin Hudson. T—3:00. A—24,368 (42,691).

Philadelphia ab r h bi Victorn cf 5 2 2 1 Polanc 3b 5 1 3 3 Rollins ss 4 0 0 0 Howard 1b 4 2 4 2 Ibanez lf 5 1 2 1 BFrncs rf 4 2 1 1 Orr 2b 3 2 2 0 Bastrd p 0 0 0 0 Mayrry ph 1 0 1 0 JRomr p 0 0 0 0 Madson p 0 0 0 0 Gload ph 1 0 0 0 Contrrs p 0 0 0 0 Schndr c 4 0 0 0 Ruiz c 0 0 0 0 Blanton p 1 0 1 2 Valdez 2b 2 0 0 0 Totals 37 712 7 Totals 39101610 New York ......................... 000 250 000 — 7 Philadelphia .................... 214 021 00x — 10 E—Pelfrey (1), Schneider (1). DP—New York 1, Philadelphia 2. LOB—New York 7, Philadelphia 9. 2B—Jos.Reyes (2), I.Davis (3), Victorino (1), Howard 2 (3). 3B—Victorino (1). HR—Pagan (1), Howard (2), B.Francisco (2). SB—Jos.Reyes (2), Ibanez (1). S—Blanton. IP H R ER BB SO New York Pelfrey ...................... 2 8 7 6 1 1 T.Buchholz............... 2 3 0 0 0 5 Boyer L,0-1 .............. 2 5 3 3 1 1 Beato......................... 1 0 0 0 0 0 F.Rodriguez............. 1 0 0 0 1 2 Philadelphia Blanton ..................... 41⁄3 10 7 7 2 6 Bastardo W,1-0 ....... 12⁄3 1 0 0 0 2 J.Romero H,1 .......... 1 1 0 0 0 0 Madson H,1 ............. 1 0 0 0 0 1 Contreras S,1-1 ...... 1 0 0 0 1 1 Pelfrey pitched to 4 batters in the 3rd. HBP—by Blanton (Beltran). JosRys ss Harris lf DWrght 3b Beltran rf Pagan cf I.Davis 1b Emaus 2b Thole c Pelfrey p TBchlz p DnMrp ph Boyer p Beato p Duda ph FRdrgz p

ab 5 4 5 3 5 4 3 4 1 0 2 0 0 1 0

r 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

h bi 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

h bi 1 0 1 0 3 3 3 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Diamondbacks 6, Cubs 4 Arizona

ab 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 3 0 1 0

r 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

h bi 2 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0


ab r h bi Fukdm rf 3 0 2 0 SCastro ss 4 1 0 0 Byrd cf 4 1 2 0 ArRmr 3b 3 1 1 2 Colvin 1b 4 0 0 1 ASorin lf 4 1 1 1 Soto c 4 0 0 0 DeWitt 2b 3 0 0 0 Dmpstr p 1 0 0 0 Barney ph 1 0 0 0 Grabow p 0 0 0 0 Mateo p 0 0 0 0 JeBakr ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 39 612 5 Totals 32 4 6 4 Arizona ............................... 002 030 010 — 6 Chicago.............................. 000 200 110 — 4 E—A.Soriano (1), Soto (1), DeWitt (1). LOB—Arizona 6, Chicago 5. 2B—C.Young (2), K.Johnson (2), G.Parra (2). 3B—C.Young (1). HR—Montero (2), Ar.Ramirez (1), A.Soriano (3). SB—Bloomquist (5). S—Dempster. IP H R ER BB SO Arizona Galarraga W,1-0 ..... 7 5 4 4 2 5 J.Gutierrez H,1........ 1 1 0 0 1 1 Putz S,2-2 ................ 1 0 0 0 0 1 Chicago Dempster L,0-2 ....... 7 10 5 4 0 6 Grabow..................... 1 2 1 1 0 2 Mateo ........................ 1 0 0 0 0 0 Grabow pitched to 2 batters in the 9th. Galarraga pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. Umpires—Home, Eric Cooper;First, Mark Carlson;Second, Tim Timmons;Third, Jeff Kellogg. T—2:26. A—32,272 (41,159). Blmqst ss CYoung cf KJhnsn 2b J.Upton rf Monter c Mora 3b Mirand 1b GParra lf Galrrg p JGutrrz p Nady ph Putz p

Pirates 3, Cardinals 1 Pittsburgh

St. Louis ab r h bi ab r h bi Tabata lf 4 0 1 0 Theriot ss 3 0 0 0 Walker 2b 5 1 2 1 Rasms cf 4 0 0 0 McCtch cf 4 1 2 0 Pujols 1b 4 0 1 0 Overay 1b 5 1 2 1 Brkmn rf 4 1 1 0 Alvarez 3b 5 0 2 0 Craig lf 4 0 1 0 Doumit c 3 0 1 1 Schmkr 2b 4 0 2 0 GJones rf 3 0 1 0 YMolin c 3 0 1 1 Diaz ph 1 0 0 0 Descals 3b 4 0 1 0 Meek p 0 0 0 0 Carpntr p 2 0 0 0 Hanrhn p 0 0 0 0 Boggs p 0 0 0 0 JRdrgz ss 3 0 0 0 Tallet p 0 0 0 0 Bowker ph 0 0 0 0 Freese ph 1 0 0 0 Cedeno ss 0 0 0 0 Miller p 0 0 0 0 Correia p 3 0 0 0 Motte p 0 0 0 0 Pearce ph-rf 1 0 0 0 Totals 37 311 3 Totals 33 1 7 1 Pittsburgh .......................... 000 110 001 — 3 St. Louis ............................. 000 000 001 — 1 E—Pujols (1). DP—Pittsburgh 1. LOB—Pittsburgh 11, St. Louis 7. 2B—McCutchen (2), Overbay (2), Alvarez (1), Doumit (1), Berkman (2), Y.Molina (1), Descalso (1). HR—Walker (2). SB—Tabata (2), Craig (2). S—Doumit. IP H R ER BB SO Pittsburgh Correia W,2-0.......... 7 5 0 0 2 3 Meek H,2.................. 1 0 0 0 0 1 Hanrahan S,4-4 ....... 1 2 1 1 0 0 St. Louis Carpenter L,0-1....... 6 8 2 1 0 6 Boggs ....................... 2⁄3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Tallet......................... 1⁄3 Miller ......................... 1⁄3 1 0 0 0 0 Motte......................... 12⁄3 2 1 1 1 0 HBP—by Boggs (McCutchen). Umpires—Home, Paul Nauert;First, Doug Eddings;Second, Dana DeMuth;Third, Kerwin Danley. T—2:50. A—34,965 (43,975).

Marlins 7, Nationals 4 Washington

ab 5 3 3 3 4 3 4 0 0 4 0 1 0 1

r 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

h bi 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


ab r h bi Coghln cf 5 3 4 0 Infante 2b 4 0 1 1 HRmrz ss 3 1 1 1 GSnchz 1b 2 1 0 1 Morrsn lf 2 1 0 0 J.Buck c 4 0 2 3 DMrph 3b 4 0 0 0 Bonifac rf 4 0 1 0 Volstad p 0 0 0 0 Cousins ph 1 0 0 0 Sanchs p 0 0 0 0 Dobbs ph 1 1 1 0 Mujica p 0 0 0 0 Hensly p 0 0 0 0 Helms ph 1 0 0 0 LNunez p 0 0 0 0 Totals 31 4 6 4 Totals 31 710 6 Washington ....................... 030 100 000 — 4 Florida ................................ 000 042 01x — 7 E—Desmond (1), H.Ramirez (2). DP—Washington 1, Florida 1. LOB—Washington 8, Florida 10. 2B—Desmond 2 (2), Coghlan 3 (4), H.Ramirez (2). 3B—J.Buck (1). CS—Infante (1). S—L.Hernandez 2, Volstad. SF—Zimmerman, G.Sanchez. IP H R ER BB SO Washington L.Hernandez ............ 5 6 4 4 5 1 Gaudin L,0-1............ 2 3 2 1 1 4 Coffey ....................... 2⁄3 1 1 1 2 0 Slaten........................ 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Florida Volstad ..................... 5 4 4 3 4 1 Sanches W,1-0........ 1 0 0 0 0 1 Mujica H,1................ 1 0 0 0 0 2 Hensley H,2 ............. 1 1 0 0 0 0 L.Nunez S,1-1 ......... 1 1 0 0 1 2 Umpires—Home, Tim Tschida;First, Jeff Nelson;Second, D.J. Reyburn;Third, Bill Welke. T—3:11. A—13,825 (38,560). Dsmnd ss Werth rf Zmrmn 3b AdLRc 1b Morse lf Ankiel cf Espinos 2b Coffey p Slaten p IRdrgz c LHrndz p L.Nix ph Gaudin p Cora 2b

Phillies 10, Mets 7 New York

r 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0

San Diego

Rockies 7, Dodgers 5 Los Angeles

Colorado ab r h bi ab r h bi Furcal ss 4 1 1 0 Fowler cf 5 0 0 0 Blake 3b 3 1 2 1 S.Smith rf 4 1 1 0 Guerrir p 0 0 0 0 CGnzlz lf 3 3 2 1 Gimenz ph 1 0 0 0 Tlwtzk ss 4 2 2 2 Ethier rf 4 0 1 1 Helton 1b 3 1 1 3 Kemp cf 3 1 1 0 JoLopz 2b 4 0 1 1 Loney 1b 4 1 1 1 Stewart 3b 4 0 0 0 Uribe 2b-3b 4 0 0 1 Iannett c 3 0 1 0 Paul lf 2 0 1 0 Hamml p 1 0 0 0 Thams ph-lf 2 0 0 0 Splrghs ph 1 0 1 0 Barajs c 4 1 2 1 FMorls p 0 0 0 0 Blngsly p 1 0 0 0 Lndstr p 0 0 0 0 Miles ph 1 0 0 0 Wggntn ph 1 0 0 0 Hwksw p 0 0 0 0 Street p 0 0 0 0 Jansen p 0 0 0 0 Carroll ph-2b 2 0 1 0 Totals 35 510 5 Totals 33 7 9 7 Los Angeles....................... 013 000 010 — 5 Colorado ............................ 203 200 00x — 7 E—Blake (1), Fowler (1). DP—Colorado 2. LOB— Los Angeles 7, Colorado 6. 2B—Kemp (3), S.Smith (3), C.Gonzalez (2). 3B—Blake (1). HR—Loney (1), Barajas (1), Tulowitzki (2), Helton (1). S—Hammel. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Billingsley L,1-1....... 3 6 5 5 3 3 Hawksworth ............. 1 2 2 2 0 0 Jansen ...................... 2 1 0 0 0 2 Guerrier .................... 2 0 0 0 0 2 Colorado Hammel W,1-0 ........ 5 6 4 4 3 2 F.Morales H,1.......... 2 1 0 0 0 2 Lindstrom H,1.......... 1 1 1 1 0 1 Street S,3-3 ............. 1 2 0 0 0 2 HBP—by Hammel (Blake). WP—Hammel. Umpires—Home, Gary Darling;First, Bruce Dreckman;Second, Paul Emmel;Third, Rob Drake. T—3:04. A—22,595 (50,490).

Brewers 5, Braves 4 Atlanta

Milwaukee ab r h bi Weeks 2b 3 2 1 0 Gomez cf 3 1 1 0 Braun lf 3 0 0 0 Fielder 1b 4 2 3 3 McGeh 3b 4 0 0 0 Almont rf 2 0 0 0 Kotsay ph-rf 2 0 2 1 Axford p 0 0 0 0 YBtncr ss 4 0 2 1 Nieves c 3 0 1 0 Estrad p 2 0 0 0 Reed ph 1 0 0 0 Brddck p 0 0 0 0 Loe p 0 0 0 0 Morgan ph-rf 1 0 1 0 Totals 33 4 8 4 Totals 32 511 5 Atlanta ................................ 100 003 000 — 4 Milwaukee.......................... 200 120 00x — 5 DP—Atlanta 3. LOB—Atlanta 5, Milwaukee 8. 2B—Prado (3), C.Jones (3), Y.Betancourt (2). HR—Heyward (2). S—Minor. IP H R ER BB SO Atlanta Minor L,0-1 .............. 41⁄3 7 5 5 4 2 C.Martinez ............... 12⁄3 1 0 0 1 0 O’Flaherty ................ 1 1 0 0 0 0 Moylan ...................... 1 2 0 0 0 1 Milwaukee Estrada W,1-0 ......... 6 8 4 4 1 4 Braddock H,1 .......... 1 0 0 0 0 0 Loe H,2..................... 1 0 0 0 0 1 Axford S,1-2 ............ 1 0 0 0 1 1 O’Flaherty pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. PB—McCann. Umpires—Home, Bill Miller;First, Phil Cuzzi;Second, James Hoye;Third, Alan Porter. T—2:36. A—23,420 (41,900). Prado lf Fremn 1b C.Jones 3b McCnn c Uggla 2b Heywrd rf AlGnzlz ss MaYng cf Minor p CMrtnz p Hicks ph OFlhrt p Moylan p Hinske ph

ab 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 3 1 0 1 0 0 1

r 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

h bi 1 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Reds 12, Astros 4 Houston


ab 3 1 3 4 3 4

r 1 0 1 0 1 0

h bi 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0


ab r h bi Stubbs cf 5 1 1 1 Phillips 2b 4 3 3 1 Corder p 0 0 0 0 Votto 1b 4 2 2 1 Rolen 3b 4 1 1 3 Bray p 0 0 0 0 Renteri Wallac 1b 3 1 0 1 ph-2b 1 0 1 1 CJhnsn 3b 4 0 1 2 Bruce rf 5 2 2 1 Towles c 4 0 1 1 Heisey lf 4 1 0 1 Figuero p 3 0 2 0 RHrndz c 5 0 1 0 Abad p 0 0 0 0 Janish ss 5 1 3 2 Melncn p 0 0 0 0 Volquez p 2 0 0 0 MDwns ph 1 0 0 0 Ondrsk p 0 0 0 0 DelRsr p 0 0 0 0 Cairo ph 1 1 0 0 Chpmn p 0 0 0 0 JFrncs ph-3b 1 0 0 0 Totals 33 4 7 4 Totals 41121411 Houston ........................... 400 000 000 — 4 Cincinnati ......................... 015 004 02x — 12 E—Figueroa (1), Ang.Sanchez 2 (3), Towles (1), C.Johnson (1). DP—Houston 2, Cincinnati 1. LOB—Houston 8, Cincinnati 8. 2B—Bourn (2), Phillips (1), Votto (2), Rolen (2). SB—Bourn (1), Ang.Sanchez (1), Bruce (2), Heisey (1), Janish (1). IP H R ER BB SO Houston Figueroa L,0-1......... 51⁄3 11 10 6 1 2 Abad ......................... 1⁄3 1 0 0 0 1 Melancon ................. 11⁄3 0 0 0 0 2 Del Rosario.............. 1 2 2 2 2 0 Cincinnati Volquez W,1-0 ........ 5 5 4 4 5 8 Ondrusek H,1 .......... 1 1 0 0 0 2 Chapman ................. 1 1 0 0 1 0 Bray........................... 1 0 0 0 0 1 Cordero .................... 1 0 0 0 0 1 Balk—Volquez. Umpires—Home, Tim Welke;First, Jim Reynolds;Second, Mike DiMuro;Third, Andy Fletcher. T—3:12. A—17,719 (42,319). Bourn cf Bourgs cf AngSnc ss Pence rf Ca.Lee lf Hall 2b


BATTING—Quentin, Chicago, .500;YEscobar, Toronto, .474;Callaspo, Los Angeles, .450;HKendrick, Los Angeles, .417;Boesch, Detroit, .400;Abreu, Los Angeles, .391;Lind, Toronto, .381. RBI—Quentin, Chicago, 10;Teixeira, New York, 10;BRoberts, Baltimore, 8;Konerko, Chicago, 7;Avila, Detroit, 6;MiCabrera, Detroit, 6;NCruz, Texas, 6;Posada, New York, 6;Snider, Toronto, 6. HOME RUNS—NCruz, Texas, 4;Teixeira, New York, 4;MiCabrera, Detroit, 3;HKendrick, Los Angeles, 3;Kinsler, Texas, 3;Posada, New York, 3;13 tied at 2.



BATTING—Howard, Philadelphia, .524; Hundley, San Diego, .500; Montero, Arizona, .474; Polanco, Philadelphia, .450; Phillips, Cincinnati, .450; Janish, Cincinnati, .444; Iannetta, Colorado, .417. RBI—Howard, Philadelphia, 8; Walker, Pittsburgh, 8; JBuck, Florida, 7; Headley, San Diego, 7; Huff, San Francisco, 7; Rolen, Cincinnati, 7; IDavis, New York, 6. HOME RUNS—ASoriano, Chicago, 3; Weeks, Milwaukee, 3; 12 tied at 2.

T U E S D AY ’ S L A T E B O X E S Cardinals 3, Pirates 2 Pittsburgh

St. Louis ab r h bi ab r h bi Tabata lf 4 1 1 0 Theriot ss 2 2 1 0 Walker 2b 4 0 0 0 Rasms cf 3 0 2 0 McCtch cf 3 0 2 0 Pujols 1b 2 0 1 2 Overay 1b 3 1 2 2 Brkmn rf 4 1 1 0 Alvarez 3b 4 0 0 0 Craig lf 4 0 2 1 Diaz rf 2 0 0 0 Miller p 0 0 0 0 GJones ph-rf 2 0 0 0 YMolin c 0 0 0 0 Jarmll c 3 0 1 0 Freese 3b 2 0 0 0 Cedeno ss 3 0 1 0 Batista p 0 0 0 0 Doumit ph 1 0 1 0 Jay lf 1 0 0 0 JRdrgz pr 0 0 0 0 Schmkr 2b 3 0 0 0 JMcDnl p 1 0 0 0 Laird c 4 0 0 0 Karstns p 0 0 0 0 Frnkln p 0 0 0 0 Bowker ph 1 0 0 0 McCllln p 2 0 0 0 Olson p 0 0 0 0 Descals 3b 1 0 0 0 Resop p 0 0 0 0 Pearce ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 32 2 8 2 Totals 28 3 7 3 Pittsburgh .......................... 200 000 000 — 2 St. Louis ............................. 000 110 10x — 3 DP—Pittsburgh 2, St. Louis 1. LOB—Pittsburgh 7, St. Louis 8. 2B—Tabata (1), Berkman (1). HR— Overbay (1). SB—Jaramillo (1). CS—McCutchen (1). S—Ja.McDonald. SF—Pujols. IP H R ER BB SO Pittsburgh Ja.McDonald ........... 42⁄3 4 2 2 4 4 Karstens................... 11⁄3 1 0 0 1 0 Olson L,0-1 .............. 1⁄3 1 1 1 1 1 Resop ....................... 12⁄3 1 0 0 0 1 St. Louis McClellan ................. 6 6 2 2 1 7 Batista W,1-0 ........... 12⁄3 1 0 0 1 1 Miller H,1.................. 1⁄3 0 0 0 1 1 Franklin S,1-2 .......... 1 1 0 0 0 2 WP—Karstens.

Rockies 3, Dodgers 0

Los Angeles

ab 4 4 2 4 4 4 3 3 1 1 0

r 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

h bi 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


ab r h bi Fowler cf 4 1 1 0 Splrghs rf 4 0 0 0 CGnzlz lf 3 0 0 0 Tlwtzk ss 3 1 1 1 JoLopz 2b 3 0 1 1 Helton 1b 3 0 1 0 Wggntn 3b 3 0 1 0 RBtncr p 0 0 0 0 Street p 0 0 0 0 Iannett c 3 1 1 1 Chacin p 1 0 0 0 Stewart Hwksw p 0 0 0 0 ph-3b 1 0 0 0 Totals 30 0 5 0 Totals 28 3 6 3 Los Angeles....................... 000 000 000 — 0 Colorado ............................ 000 111 00x — 3 DP—Colorado 1. LOB—Los Angeles 6, Colorado 4. 2B—Gwynn (1), Fowler (2). HR—Tulowitzki (1), Iannetta (1). S—Kershaw, Chacin. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Kershaw L,1-1 ......... 6 6 3 3 1 8 MacDougal .............. 1 0 0 0 0 0 Hawksworth ............. 1 0 0 0 1 0 Colorado Chacin W,1-0 .......... 7 5 0 0 2 4 R.Betancourt H,2 .... 1 0 0 0 0 2 Street S,2-2 ............. 1 0 0 0 0 1 Furcal ss Gwynn lf Ethier rf Kemp cf Loney 1b Uribe 3b Barajs c Carroll 2b Kershw p Miles ph MacDgl p

Royals 7, White Sox 6


Kansas City ab r h bi ab r h bi Pierre lf 6 1 1 0 Aviles 3b 5 0 0 0 Bckhm 2b 6 1 3 1 MeCarr cf 6 1 3 3 A.Dunn dh 4 1 0 0 Gordon lf 5 2 3 2 Lillirdg pr-dh 0 0 0 0 Butler dh 4 1 2 2 Konerk 1b 5 1 1 3 Kaaihu 1b 4 0 0 0 Rios cf 6 0 2 0 Francr rf 5 0 2 0 Quentin rf 5 1 1 0 AEscor ss 5 1 1 0 Przyns c 5 0 1 0 Treanr c 4 1 0 0 AlRmrz ss 4 1 1 1 Getz 2b 5 1 2 0 Morel 3b 5 0 1 0 Totals 46 611 5 Totals 43 713 7 Chicago.................... 400 002 000 000 — 6 Kansas City ............. 220 000 020 001 — 7 One out when winning run scored. E—Aviles (3). DP—Chicago 2. LOB—Chicago 8, Kansas City 6. 2B—Gordon 2 (4). 3B—Pierre (1), Al.Ramirez (1). HR—Konerko (1), Gordon (1), Butler (2). SB—Pierre (1), Francoeur (2), A.Escobar (2), Treanor (1). CS—Lillibridge (1), Morel (1). S— Aviles. IP H R ER BB SO Chicago Floyd......................... 7 7 4 4 2 5 Sale BS,1-1 ............. 2⁄3 2 2 2 0 1 Crain ......................... 11⁄3 1 0 0 0 0 Santos ...................... 2 1 0 0 1 2 T.Pena L,0-1............ 1⁄3 2 1 1 0 0 Kansas City Hochevar ................. 6 7 6 5 2 1 Crow ......................... 2 2 0 0 0 2 Soria ......................... 1 0 0 0 0 1 Tejeda ...................... 1 0 0 0 0 0 Texeira ..................... 11⁄3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Jeffress W,1-0 ......... 2⁄3 HBP—by Hochevar (A.Dunn).












Comets senior picks St. Francis for college

Lake-Lehman sweeps Dallas The Times Leader staff

Ryan Evans recorded seven service points and 14 kills as Lake-Lehman earned a 3-0 sweep of rival Dallas on Wednesday in a Wyoming Valley Conference boys volleyball match. Game scores were 25-18, 25-16, 25-16. Steve Simko added nine service points, eight digs and five kills for the Black Knights, while Brent Oliver had 29 assists, six kills and five blocks. Aaron Weir led Dallas with 11 kills as Kevin Hine had 11 assists and 18 digs. David Muller had 21 digs.


Crestwood volleyball standout Kayla Jeckell has made a verbal commitment to attend St. Francis University, a Division I school located in Loretto, Pa. Jeckell said Wednesday she will receive a partial athletic scholarship to St. Francis, where she will major in elementary education and psychology. “Actually, when I went down to visit the school, it was an amazing experience,” Jeckell said. “I was really impressed with the coach, Charles Mullen. He’s the type of coach I was looking for. He knows how to push a team and get the best out of his players.” College-bound volleyball players can sign a binding letter of intent beginning on April 13. Jeckell, 17, earned all-state honors as a senior at Crestwood. She led the Comets to a 13-3 regular season record and a runnerup finish to Holy Redeemer in the District 2 Class 3A playoffs. Jeckell was named the WVC Player of the Year by The Times Leader, and made The Times Leader’s all-star team for three

Abington Heights 3, Wyoming Area 1

Abington Heights won by scores of 25-15, 25-15, 23-25, 25-12. The Comets were led by Andy McLane (7 kills, 1 block, 7 digs, 4 points), Eric Wasser (17 assists, 11 points, 3 aces, 5 digs) and Drew Shumaker (4 kills, 6 points, 5 digs). Wyoming Area’s Tony Richards had six kills, 10 points and two aces. Chris Evans and Zach Lanunziata had four kills. Holy Redeemer 3, Meyers 0

Danny Kopicki had six kills, four service points and four assists as the Royals defeated Meyers. Scores were 25-12, 25-20, 25-14. Mike Vamos added 11 service points and three kills while Nick Saracino had 13 service points and three aces in the victory for Holy Redeemer. Tunkhannock 3, Berwick 1

Cliff Kingston had 10 kills as the Tigers defeated Berwick by scores of 25-14, 25-9, 23-25, 25-12. Al Kristunas added six kills and seven blocks while James Hawk had eight kills, four blocks and five aces. Randy Howell finished with 30 assists. Crestwood 3, Nanticoke 0

Pat Henry posted 12 service points and 10 kills for the Comets, who won by scores of 25-18, 25-13, 25-12. Jake Prohaska had 17 kills and three blocks for Crestwood, and Nick Banos had 29 assists. For Nanticoke, Cael Evans produced 10 kills and four blocks. John Peitrzyk had seven aces, two kills, 13 assists and two blocks.


Tunkhannock 110, Coughlin 40

Gavin Colley took first in three events (100, 400, 200) to lead Tunkhannock to a home victory over Coughlin. The Tigers’ Ben Robinson placed first in the 3,200 and the 1,600. Coughlin was led by Mickey Moorhead’s first-place finishes in the 110 hurdles and the 300 hurdles. Connor Flaherty took down the top spot in the high jump.

3200 RELAY -- 1. TUN, (Siegel, Robinson, Nole, Damiani), 8:44; 2. COU; 110 HURDLES -- 1. COU, Moorehead, 16:06; 2. COU, McDonald; 3. TUN, Proulx; TRIPLE JUMP -- 1. TUN, Atkins, 40’7.75”; 2. TUN, King; 3. COU, Keen; 100 -- 1. TUN, G. Colley, 11.2; 2. COU, Monroe; 3. TUN, Baldwin; 1600 -- 1. TUN, Robinson, 4:53; 2. TUN, Novak; 3. TUN, C. Ayers; SHOT PUT -- 1. TUN, Greene, 38’5”; 2. TUN, Houser; 3. COU, Evans; 400 -- 1. TUN, G. Colley, 56.6; 2. TUN, Barber; 3. TUN, Nole; 400 RELAY -- 1. TUN, 46:00; 2. COU; 300 HURDLES -- 1. COU, Moorehead, 46.7; 2. TUN, Proulx; 3. TUN, Ide; POLE VAULT -- 1. TUN, Karnopp, 10’6”; 2. COU, Straight; 3. COU, Szesoka; DISCUS -- 1. TUN, Houser, 4:53; 2. COU, Cinti; 3. COU, Phillips; LONG JUMP -- 1. TUN, J. Colley, 18’5.5”; 2. TUN, Auriemma; 3. TUN, Atkins; 800 -- 1. TUN, Damiani, 2:03; 2. TUN, Siegel; 3. COU, Moorehead; 200 -- 1. TUN, G. Colley, 25.6; 2. TUN, Thomas; 3. COU, McDonald; 3200 -- 1. TUN, Robinson, 11:00; 2. TUN, Novak; 3. TUN, C. Ayers; JAVELIN -- 1. TUN, Coolbaugh, 113.9; 2. COU, Moorehead; 3. TUN, Kitchnefsky; 1600 RELAY -- 1. TUN, 3:44; 2. COU; HIGH JUMP -- 1. COU, Flaherty, 5’8”; 2. COU, McDonald; 3. COU, Moorehead


Tunkhannock 79, Coughlin 53

Amelia Ayers won the 800 and the 1600 and Anna Nole placed first in the long jump and the high jump as Tunkhannock defeated Coughlin. Shelley Black finished first in the triple jump, the 100, and the 300 hurdles for Coughlin. 3200 RELAY -- 1. TUN 12:21; 2. COU; 3. COU. 110 HURDLES -- 1. COU Hayward 16.4; 2. TUN Swenson; 3. COU Erolick. TRIPLE JUMP -- 1. COU Black 35’10; 2. TUN Nole; 3. COU Williams. 100 -- 1.COU Black 12.3; 2. TUN Distasio; 3. TUN Hunt. 1600 -- 1. TUN Ayers 5:59; 2. TUN Wooften; 3. TUN Frear. SHOT PUT -- 1. TUN Alguire 25’10 ½; 2. TUN maro; 3. TUN Stevens. 400 -- 1. COU Walker 67.6; 2. COU Swoniewski; 3. TUN Dymond. 400 RELAY -- 1. TUN 53.5. 300 HURDLES -- 1. COU Black 4:36; 2. COU Frolide; 3. TUN Swenson. POLE VAULT -- 1. no event. DISCUS -1. TUN Steven 78.1; 2. COU Mondulick; 3. COU Kennedy. LONG JUMP -- 1. TUN Nole 14’1 ¼; 2. COU Truman; 3. COU Castellano. 800 -- 1. TUN Ayers 2:43; 2. Tun Dymond; 3. TUN Williams. 200 -- 1. TUN Distasio 27.6; 2. COU Hayward; 3. TUN Hunt. 3200 -- 1. TUN Wooten 13:28; 2. TUN Prulx; 3. TUN Frear. JAVELIN -- 1. no event. 1600 RELAY -- 1. COU 42.6. HIGH JUMP -- 1. TUN Nole 4’8; 2. COU Twyman; 3. COU Hayward.



Wyoming Valley West’s Kelsey Keefer (right) boots a ball through the rain before Delaware Valley’s Anna Chamberlin (10) can get in front of it. Keefer scored a goal for the Spartans in a 3-3 tie.

Late WVW goal salvages tie

from the Lehman game,” Davitt 15-yard shot over the head of Valley West keeper Lily Shemo said. “Our enthusiasm was up, and under the crossbar for a 3-2 we were working more as a KINGSTON — The good lead with just over five minutes team and a lot tighter in the thing about those newfangled midfield. Basically, we were all left in regulation. synthetic surface fields is that accountable for our actions out “It’s disappointing because weather isn’t always a deterrent there.” we didn’t play well,” DelVal to playing sports such as socDelaware Valley.................................... 0 3 0 0 — 3 coach Donnel Leiva-Vazquez cer. Wyoming Valley West ......................... 0 3 0 0 — 3 Second half: 1. WVW, Kaleigh Reynolds (Kelcie said. “You go down 2-nil to a The bad thing about those Hromisin), 48th min; 2. WVW, Kelsey Keefer, 51st; 3. DV, Anna Chamberlin, , 62nd; 4. DV, Kyrsten team that obviously has some newfangled synthetic surface Brockmann, 64th; 5. DV, Brockmann, 75th; 6. offensive threats, then you start WVW, Reynolds, 77th. fields is that weather isn’t alShots: DV 17, WVW 22; Saves: DV 12 (Taryn to worry a little bit. ways a deterrent to playing Ficken), WVW 13 (Lily Shemo); Corners: DV 2, WVW 2. “But the one good thing, one sports such as soccer. of our captains, Kalie Mackey, Like Wednesday afternoon North Pocono 0, she raised the team after every when Wyoming Valley West Pittston Area 0 and Delaware Valley played 100 (Valley West) goal. She picked Neither team could score in up the ball, sprinting to half minutes in a steady rain and 100 minutes, including 20 minfield and said, ‘Girls, let’s get 37-degree temperatures and utes of overtime, and settled going again.’ Because without solved nothing. for a tie. that, I think we might have Instead, the two contenders Pittston Area keeper Jordan been down three or four goals.” for the Division 1-B crown Cumbo made 15 saves, while Being up by one didn’t last settled for a 3-3 overtime tie at North Pocono keeper Meghan long for DelVal (2-0-2). ReySpartan Stadium in their Utter recorded nine. nolds struck again with barely Wyoming Valley Conference The scoreless tie was the four minutes left in regulation, girls soccer game. second in the WVC this week. splitting two defenders in the “We have the turf, there’s no Delaware Valley and Lakepenalty area to score. mud, it’s not thundering or Lehman played to a deadlock Chamberlin nearly ended lightning out,” Valley West on Monday. overtime quickly, but just miscoach Mike Davitt said. “So North Pocono........................................ 0 0 0 0 — 0 Pittston Area.......................................... 0 0 0 0 — 0 sed on a short breakaway 24 why not play?” Shots: NP 19, PA 15; Saves: NP 9 (Meghan Utter), seconds in. Keeper Taryn Fick- PA 15 (Jordan Cumbo); Corners: NP 4, PA 7. “Why not” seemed to be the en made two nice saves, one on credo for Valley West (1-1-1) Postponements a short hop and another on a after Kaleigh Reynolds and dive, to turn away Valley West. Kelsey Keefer scored less than Four games were postponed Despite coming away with a three minutes apart for a 2-0 Wednesday: Coughlin at Holy tie, the Spartans’ offense woke lead with about 30 minutes Redeemer; Meyers at Tunkup from a 182-minute scoreless hannock; MMI Prep at Wyomremaining. That turned into “Why” a bit drought that included a 6-0 loss ing Area; and Nanticoke at later. DelVal’s Anna Chamberlin to Lake-Lehman. Reynolds’ Lake-Lehman. goal came on a nice pass from scored in the 62nd minute and Only the Nanticoke at LakeKyrsten Brockmann connected Kelcie Hromisin, while Keefer Lehman game has been reschedrilled a 20-yard from the right duled. It will be played at 7 on a grounder two minutes side inside the opposite post. later to knot the score 2-2. p.m. today. “We worked on a few things Then Brockmann chipped a By JOHN ERZAR


King’s lacrosse teams knock off Misericordia The Times Leader staff

DALLAS — King’s goalie Kevin Conzola came through with two big saves in the final minute to preserve an 8-7 win for the Monarchs over Misericordia on Wednesday in a MAC men’s lacrosse game. Lenny Fox scored a careerhigh four goals to lead King’s, while Pat Bonnot added a pair. Lee Blair, Patrick McTague and J.R. Lauri each scored twice for the Cougars.


King’s 15, Misericordia 7

Sarah O’Doherty scored six goals to lift the Lady Monarchs past Misericordia. Chelsea Manes added four goals while Catherine McMahon had two. Krista Shenk led the Cougars

sixth, getting a two-run single from Jenn Harnischfeger and a Widener 17, Wilkes 2 Brittany Baynes RBI single. Wilkes lost to Widener on The Lady Monarchs took Wednesday after surrendering a control in the second game, 16-0 run to the Pride. highlighted by a three-run Gabby Ford scored first for home run from Baynes. Harthe Colonels while Keri Meernischfeger led King’s with two holz added Wilkes’ second goal hits. with eight minutes to play in MEN’S GOLF the second half. with three goals and an assist.


King’s splits twinbill

King’s lost the first game of a Freedom Conference doubleheader against FDU-Florham 6-5 before winning the second game 9-1. In the first game, the Monarchs were down 6-2 late but rallied to pull within a run. King’s scored three runs in the

Wilkes competes in tri-meet

Matt Kachurak shot a matchlow 72 as the Colonels finished third. Scranton won with a team score of 322, followed by FDU-Florham (332) and Wilkes (338). Bobby Hillibush shot a 76 while Kaleb Smith had a 94 for the Colonels. Matt Turano finished with a 96 while Ryan McKeown had a 102.

MASTERS Continued from Page 1B

To show how much he’s ready, Mickelson poured in 18 birdies last weekend to win the Houston Open. And when he arrived at the Masters, one of the first visits he made was to a back specialist. “This week is the one week where I swing the absolute hardest,” Mickelson said. “I’ve been working out for it. I saw a back specialist just to make sure that my back hangs in there. It feels terrific, but I’ve been working on it for some time to make sure it’s strong enough to withstand the rotational speed that I’m going to be trying to apply this week. Because it’s a big advantage if you can move it out there.” Woods, no longer the betting favorite at Augusta for the first time since 1999, is more concerned with a shorter club — his putter. It has kept him from winning the Masters twice in the last four years, and kept him from contending since his return to golf a year ago. Even so, they remain the two dominant forces. “The Masters will always start with Tiger and Phil,” said Robert Allenby, who will play with Woods the first two rounds. “Their record here and the way they play Augusta make them the two to beat.” The difference this year: They have some company. PGA champion Martin Kaymer is No. 1 in the world and will try to win his second straight major. He considers the favorite to be Luke Donald, who beat Kaymer in the Match Play Championship earlier this year. Then there’s Westwood, who has been no worse than third in four of the last five majors. Throw in the likes of Dustin Johnson, Nick Watney, Rory McIlroy and Paul Casey, and the smallest field of any major suddenly has a long list of contenders. Some of that is a new generation arriving. Some of that is Woods no longer standing in their way. “In the past, a lot of guys used up a lot of energy thinking about Tiger and what he’s doing. Now they’re doing their own thing and thinking about what they’re needing to do,” Faldo said. “There’s genuinely 20 guys who could win this. I’m hoping we have a dozen guys coming down the back nine Sunday with a shot.” What had been considered a wide open Masters became slightly more narrow with Mickelson’s win last week in Houston. And while Woods has gone 17 months without a win, Nicklaus won’t rule him out. “They both are going to play well,” Nicklaus said. “But there

consecutive years. Last season, the 5-foot-10 Jeckell posted 217 kills, 43 blocks, 130 service points Jeckell and 66 aces. She capped off her high school career with 675 kills, 157 blocks, 311 digs 416 service points. “Coach Mullen made me feel very comfortable at the school,” Jeckell said. “The team graduates three seniors, so I will have a chance to play as a freshman.” The Red Flash play in the Northeast Conference, and finished 9-20 last season. “I love the atmosphere of the school, as well as the campus,” Jeckell said. “The town is beautiful and very rural. It’s a country school at the top of a mountain. It’s gorgeous.” She is the daughter of the daughter of Jeanne Jeckell and Joe Kubiski, of Mountain Top. Jeckell is currently playing AAU volleyball for the Emerald Isle Elite team, based in Scranton. The squad that will participate in a Northeast qualifier this month in Baltimore.



At Augusta National Golf Club Augusta, Ga. All Times EDT a-amateur Thursday-Friday 7:45 a.m.-10:52 a.m. — Jonathan Byrd, Ross Fisher, Sean O’Hair 7:56 a.m.-11:03 a.m. — Sandy Lyle, Alexander Cejka, a-David Chung 8:07 a.m.-11:14 a.m. — Jerry Kelly, Camilo Villegas, Jeff Overton 8:18 a.m.-11:25 a.m. — Ben Crenshaw, Brandt Snedeker, Kevin Na 8:29 a.m.-11:36 a.m. — Mark O’Meara, Anders Hansen, Heath Slocum 8:40 a.m.-11:47 a.m. — Dustin Johnson, Adam Scott, Nick Watney 8:51 a.m.-12:09 p.m. — Vijay Singh, Tim Clark, Aaron Baddeley 9:02 a.m.-12:20 p.m. — Gregory Havret, Carl Pettersson, Ryan Palmer 9:13 a.m.-12:31 p.m. — Martin Laird, Mark Wilson, Bo Van Pelt 9:24 a.m.-12:42 p.m. — Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler, Jason Day 9:35 a.m.-12:53 p.m. — Mike Weir, Hiroyuki Fujita, Retief Goosen 9:57 a.m.-1:04 p.m. — Padraig Harrington, Ryo Ishikawa, Bill Haas 10:08 a.m.-1:15 p.m. — Larry Mize, Rory Sabbatini, a-Jin Jeong 10:19 a.m.-1:26 p.m. — Martin Kaymer, Lee Westwood, Matt Kuchar 10:30 a.m.-1:37 p.m. — Hunter Mahan, Ernie Els, Francesco Molinari 10:41 a.m.-1:48 p.m. — Tiger Woods, Graeme McDowell, Robert Allenby 10:52 a.m.-1:59 p.m. — Arjun Atwal, Sergio Garcia, Robert Karlsson 11:03 a.m.-7:45 a.m. — Charl Schwartzel, Stuart Appleby, Charley Hoffman 11:14 a.m.-7:56 a.m. — Ian Woosnam, D.A. Points, Ben Crane 11:25 a.m.-8:07 a.m. — Craig Stadler, Kevin Streelman, a-Nathan Smith 11:36 a.m.-8:18 a.m. — Peter Hanson, Kyung-Tae Kim, Ryan Moore 11:47 a.m.-8:29 a.m. — Angel Cabrera, Ian Poulter, David Toms 12:09 p.m.-8:40 a.m. — Trevor Immelman, Lucas Glover, a-Hideki Matsuyama 12:20 p.m.-8:51 a.m. — Zach Johnson, Yong-Eun Yang, Miguel Angel Jimenez 12:31 p.m.-9:02 a.m. — Jose Maria Olazabal, Davis Love III, a-Lion Kim 12:42 p.m.-9:13 a.m. — Tom Watson, Ricky Barnes, Jason Bohn 12:53 p.m.-9:24 a.m. — Fred Couples, Luke Donald, Steve Stricker 1:04 p.m.-9:35 a.m. — Anthony Kim, Henrik Stenson, Steve Marino 1:15 p.m.-9:57 a.m. — Bubba Watson, Paul Casey, Edoardo Molinari 1:26 p.m.-10:08 a.m. — Stewart Cink, Jim Furyk, Yuta Ikeda 1:37 p.m.-10:19 a.m. — Justin Rose, K.J. Choi, Louis Oosthuizen 1:48 p.m.-10:30 a.m. — Phil Mickelson, Geoff Ogilvy, a-Peter Uihlein 1:59 p.m.-10:41 a.m. — Jhonattan Vegas, Gary Woodland, Alvaro Quiros

are other guys who will do the same.” The names he mentioned all had one trait — they hit the ball high and long, always a good combination at Augusta. But with a forecast for sunshine the rest of the week, which will make the course fast and firm and shorter than its 7,435 yards, there has been more talk about the short game than usual this week. “You don’t have to be a big hitter to win here,” Mickelson said. “If you’re short game isn’t sharp, you really need to strike it exceptionally well. I don’t know if it’s really possible, because the penalty for a slight miss-hit is in an area where you have be on your short game. So anybody — whether you are long or short — if you’re on your short game, you have a good chance.” Faldo mentioned Donald, who is one of a half-dozen players who can go to No. 1 with a win this week. Donald is at No. 4, and along with his win at the Match Play, he has finished out of the top 10 only twice over the last seven months. “I’ve never felt more confident coming in here,” Donald said. “I’ve prepared well. I’ve been very diligent in what I need to do. I’ve been hitting a lot of chips. Now I’ve just got to do it.” As always, that’s always the hard part at the Masters.










WVC still hoping for clouds to break

Weather has limited season’s first two weeks By JAY MONAHAN For The Times Leader

Like other spring sports, Northeastern Pennsylvania’s cocktail of unseasonable weather has impeded the start of the Wyoming Valley Conference track and field season. Several teams, particularly ones with cinder tracks, have struggled to practice outdoors. “This has been the hardest season so far,” Meyers coach Harlan Tabron said. “We haven’t had ideal conditions, but we’ve found creative ways to make do.” Through the first two weeks of the regular season, only six of 16 meets have been held, and most teams have seen limited exposure this spring. “We have maybe been out five times all month,” said Wyoming Area coach Joe Pizano. “We can’t throw because there’s snow. There was no scrimmage for the new kids to see how a meet is run. “I think that’s why all the kids aren’t as focused.” The Wyoming Valley Conference returns nine individual state qualifiers – six

“This has been the hardest season so far. We haven’t had ideal conditions, but we’ve found creative ways to make do.”

girls and three boys – from last season. Leading the pack is Coughlin senior hurdler Shelley Black, who returns to Wilkes-Barre Memorial Stadium this year in hopes of defending her PIAA titles in the 100- and 300-meter hurdles. Black is the returning PIAA Track Athlete of the Year and an indoor track All-American. On Feb. 5, the future Penn State hurdler finished in third place – one hundredth of a second out of first – in the 60 hurdles at the New Balance Grand Prix in New York. “She’s a talent. She’s one of those kids that when you go into coaching, you hope you come across,” Coughlin coach Paul McGrane said. “What she does off the track matches what she does on it. She’s the whole deal.” Dallas, Crestwood and

triple jump with a leap of 44-10¾. “If you could have a whole team of Darrell Crawford, you wouldn’t need a lot of Harlan Tabron coaching,” GAR coach AusMeyers coach tin Peoples said. “His work ethic is phenomenal. He has his priorities right on track.” Northwest returns two Hazleton Area will again vie state qualifiers on the girls’ for the Division I title. In side. Hurdler Nikki Black 2010, they finished in a and thrower Hannah Dalmas three-way tie for first place. In their quest for their share both qualified for the Rangers in 2010. of a conference championTunkhannock owns a pair ship, according to Dallas of state qualifiers in seniors coach Ed Radzinski, the Reece Ayers and Gavin ColComets gave the Mountainley. Colley’s 400 relay team eers their first loss in seven broke a district record last years. year, and Ayers placed 14th Crestwood has a pair of in the two-mile race. distance runners in Hannah Meyers’ Maddie Lavery Coffin and Kirstin Schafer seeks to reclaim her district with potential to compete championship in the shot with Dallas freshman Regan put for a young Mohawks Rome. Schafer, along with squad. sprinter Jess Newak, are “Madison is a great kid returning state qualifiers for that really learned her craft the Comets. quickly and is getting better This season, District 2 and better every day,” Taearned a second automatic bron said. “Having won disqualifier for state in 2A, tricts in the shot last year, according to Lake-Lehman expectations are high, but coach John Sobocinski. she’s such a low-key individGAR junior Darrell Crawford hopes to return to Ship- ual those high expectations aren’t accompanied by prespensburg after claiming a sure.” fourth-place medal in the


Dallas’ Regan Rome begins her first varsity track season after an impressive fall during cross country season. Rome is one of several standouts who will shape the WVC schedule and beyond.

T E A M - B Y-T E A M C A P S U L E S Division I Berwick State classification: 3A 2010 boys record: 5-2, second place 2010 girls record: 3-4, fifth place Head coach: Bob Calarco Who to watch: Boys- Tony Goodson, sprints/jumps; Matt Hoch, mid-dist; Mike Melchiorre, hurdles; Sean Ridall, sprints/jumps; Terry Moore, mid-dist; Christian Whitebread, throws; Jake Cardoni, throws; Gavin Harter, throws; Jake Morrison, throws; Brendon Cope, sprints/jumps; Ed Curtin, vault; Adam Brobst, dist; Taylor McHenry, dist Girls- Crysta Hmelak, jumps/sprints; Ashley Stewart, hurdles; Alley Beaver, mid-dist; Jessica Rehrig, hurdles; Rachel Stout, vault; Allie Palermo, dist; Abby Bull, dist; Emily Leighow, dist; Gina Montecalvo, dist; Katie Scopelliti, dist Calarco’s outlook: “Our girls lost a lot through graduation, so our challenge is going to be to find athletes who can replace all of those points. We are encouraged by our numbers and the girls’ great work ethic. Our boys team is led by a very athletic and energetic group of seniors. Our numbers are very good so we should a lot more depth, particularly in the field events this year. We should be a very competitive team in the conference this year.” Coughlin State classification: 3A 2010 boys: 0-7, eighth place 2010 girls: 1-6, seventh place Head coach: Paul McGrane Who to watch: Boys- Mickey Moorhead, mid-dist; Majahid Chesson, sprints; Cory Keen, jumps; Zack Evans, sprints; Jerry Ryan, mid-dist; Mujahit Chessent, sprints’ and Connor Flaherty, high jump. GirlsShelley Black, hurdles; Dannah Hayward, hurdles; Unique Twyman, hurdles/relays; Corrine Walker, sprints; Katie Sypniewski, sprints/relays; and Noelle Mondulick, throws. McGrane’s outlook: “Our hurdlers are the best tandem on the district level, if not the state. We’re deep in hurdles and jumps. Our boys team should be much improved with some of the younger guys we have coming up.” Crestwood State classification: 3A 2010 boys: 4-3, tied third place 2010 girls: 6-1, tied first place Head coach: Boys- Bill Rez-

nak; Girls- Christina Glenn Who to watch: Boys- Matt Sandroski, sprints; Paul Chiaramonte, sprints; Zach Dubas, sprints; Girls- Hannah Coffin, distance; Jess Newak, ulility; Kirstin Schafer, distance; Alex Mack, relays Reznak’s outlook: “We are in rebuilding mode this year. Our numbers are up but we have mostly young, inexperienced guys. Our primary focus will be the fundamentals, and we will use the season to prepare for districts. I expect Matt Sandroski to have a standout season. I think Tunkhannock will once again be the team to beat and Dallas and Hazleton should contend as usual.” Glenn’s outlook: “We lost some pretty strong athletes to graduation. We have some upperclassmen that are consistently exceptional. Hopefully, we could improve as the season wears on.” Dallas State classification: 3A 2010 boys: 3-4, sixth place 2010 girls: 6-1, tied first place Head coaches: Ed Radzinski and Matt Samuel Who to watch: Boys- Jess Adams, Frank Ferlenda, Alex Zubko, Chris Ehret, Jason Simonovich, Ryan Kozloski, Jon Weaver, Dan Morgan, F.J. Constantino, Drew Harding. Girls- Lindsay Danko, Kirby Szalkowski, Katie Kravitz, Sara Flaherty, Taylor Millington, Alexis Arnold, Regan Rome, Stephanie Dosniak, Cierra Plesnar, Tanner Englehart, Liz Kravitz, Megan Gilhooley, Katie Dawlas; Taylor Culver, vault. Radzinski’s outlook: “For the girls, we have a good nucleus of veterans that mix well with the underclassmen. They realize that they have a pretty good chance of contending for a title. The boys’ team is very young in sprints, jumps and hurdles. One of our strengths is distance running.”

pions. We’re looking to be in the hunt again. The league is much improved, but I expect Crestwood and Dallas to repeat as champions.” Pittston Area State classification: 3A 2010 boys: 4-3, tied third place 2010 girls: 4-3, fourth place Head coach: Boys- Jason Mills; Girls- Joseph Struckus Who to watch: Boys- Dave McLean, dist; Cody Rydzy, jumps; Tyler Roman, jumps; Matt Erfman, vault; John Poli, throws. Girls- Rachel Scanlon, Bianca Bolton, Madeline Dworak, Samantha Horchos, Allie Overman, Kaitlynn Kuchta, Olivia Lanza, Catherine Lombardo, Kristen Lombardo. Tunkhannock State classification: 3A 2010 boys: 7-0, first place 2010 girls: 2-5, sixth place Head coach: Boys- Randy White; Girls- Kristy Buchman Who to watch: Boys- Reece Ayers, Gavin Colley, Tom Damiani, Ben Robinson, Jake Siegel, David Novak, Ryan Karnopp, Nikolas Atkins, Alex Nole, Mike Baldwin, Michael Thomas, Owen Houser. GirlsDestiny Distasio, sprints/vault; Anna Nole, jumps; Gabby Alguire, Amanda Hunt, Amelia Ayers, Erica Swenson, Mariah Stevens, Katie Proulx, Stephanie Dymond, Kim Maro.

Wyoming Valley West State classification: 3A 2010 boys: 1-6, seventh place 2010 girls: 0-7, eighth place Head coach: Boys- Anthony Dicton; Girls- Jim Orrson Who to watch: Boys- William Butkiewicz, mid-dist; TaShawn Bunch, sprints; Rahjae Dixon, sprints; Beron Williams, middist; Steve Matello, vault/hurdles; Girls- Alex Plant, dist; Amy Paddock, dist; Julia Mericle, dist; Jillian Puhalla, jumps; Tessa Narrins, hurdles; Hilari Norris, jumps; Melissa Hazleton Area Klass, throws; Emily Tyler, dist; State classification: 3A Maura Anistranski, mid-dist; 2010 boys: 4-3, tied third Steph Blannard, vaults; Logan place Stanislow, throws; Abby Lewis, 2010 girls: 6-1, tied first place jumps. Head coach: Boys- Lou GunDicton’s outlook: “We lost our derman; Girls- Mark Otterbine first meet. Our boys will be Who to watch: Boys- Cruz competitive this year. We went Finnicum, sprints; Justin Woz- from having 60 athletes to nicki, jumps; Chris Tombasco, doubling that in two years. We dist; Girls- Emily Appleman, have a lot of kids that are throws; Julia Franzosa, throws; new to track and field this Josie Bachman, mid-dist; Bria year.” Edwards, dist; Ali Petsuck, dist; Orrson’s outlook: “The girls Katelyn Fornataro, hurdles/ team is coming off two bad jumps; Alyssa Sitch, hurdles/ seasons and this year are jumps; Lauren Smith, jumps. coming back strong in numOtterbine’s outlook: “Last bers and talent. They will be year, our girls were tri-chamlooking to improve their re-

cord to over .500 this year.” Division II GAR State classification: 2A 2010 boys: 1-6, seventh place 2010 girls: 0-7, eighth place Head coach: Austin Peoples Who to watch: Boys- Darrell Crawford, jumps; Chistophrer Santiago, mid-dist; Shakir Soto, throws; Lucas Benton, sprints; Girls- Teah Blades, Jasmine Johnson, Quieterra Gross, Quianna Gross, Quinniea Gross. Peoples’ outlook: “We only have 11 girls. I am just hoping that they stay together. We’re trying to get as many invitationals in as we can to get the kids ready for districts. I landed three of them to get their feet wet and get them mature.” Hanover Area State classification: 2A 2010 boys: 5-2, fourth place 2010 girls: 4-3, tied fourth place Head coach: Al Weston Who to watch: Boys- Tony Dennis, throws; Martin Steve, throws; Jamie Jayne, throws; Dan Tomko, throws; Josh Cabrera, sprints; Carl Daubert, sprints; Nick Wolsieffer, sprints; Bernie Gavlick, dist; Forest Hawkins, dist; Jeremy Osko, dist; Parrish Bennett, Ethan Hoolick, Dave Redmond, Matt Williams, Ryan Josefowicz. Girls- Chelsie Cormier, throws; Jessica Curtis, throws; Raisha Piper, sprints; Amanda Keegan, sprints; Amy Viti, dist; Olivia Jendrzejewski, jumps; Holly Saraka, Kyra Maldanado, Michelle Kaminski, Brexy Pena. Weston’s outlook: “On the girls side, depth is somewhat of a concern. We have some quality athletes. We’re looking for some new kids to fill holes. However, the ladies have been working hard and are looking forward to a great season. The boys team doesn’t seem to have a depth problem. However, the weather has prevented us from having quality practices. We have been working hard also but we don’t want to run fast on these cold days.” Holy Redeemer State classification: 2A 2010 boys: 5-1-1, tied second 2010 girls: 7-0, first place Head coach: Garfield McFarlane Who to watch: Boys- Kenny Lambert, dist; A.J. Limongelli, dist; Seth Tarselli, sprints; David Gawlas, sprints. GirlsMary Frank, dist; Rachel Sowinski, dist; Marissa Durako,

dist McFarlane’s outlook: “Our girls team has a good balance between distance runners. There’s a lot of quick sprinters. Our boys sprinters should do very well in the league and hopefully make some noise at districts.” Lake-Lehman State classification: 2A 2010 boys: 2-5, sixth place 2010 girls: 5-2, tied second Head coach: John Sobocinski Who to watch: Boys- Jake Bevan, dist;/jumps Jay Dawsey, jumps; Kevin Bohan, dist; Brent Hizny, throws; Jon Ellenberger, sprints. Girls- Nicole Snyder, hurdles/jumps/sprints; Michelle Lipski, distance; Amanda Mathers, sprints/ jumps; Amelia Jenkins, sprints/jumps; Shoshana Mahoney, sprints. Sobocinski’s outlook: “It seems as though our girls depth is going to an issue. It will be difficult winning meets because of uncontested points. We’re not as strong as a team, but we have some kids that will make some noise at districts. Nicole Snyder qualified for states as a sophomore two years ago. It’s sort of the same for our boys. Right now, we’re sort of rebuilding. We’re trying to put together a nice lineup that could really do some great things. I have some high hopes for our distance team.” Meyers State classification: 2A 2010 boys: 3-4, fifth place 2010 girls: 2-5, sixth place Head coach: Harlan Tabron Who to watch: Boys- Casey Moran, distance; Robert Waiters, hurdles; Chris Beauvoir, jumps; Jesper Bjorkman, throws; Matt Snyder, distance; John Snyder, Alex Ziegler. Girls- Tess Sauer, mid-distance; Troy Lynn Lewis, mid-distance; Cathy Quinones, hurdles; Maddie Lavery, discus/shot; Sarah Moses, mid-distance; Kristin Sheetz, long distance; Kylee McGrane, vaults; Florence Kwok, distance Tabron’s outlook: “We’re going to improve on last year’s three wins season on the boys side. We lost some key athletes but the core of our team still remains. This year’s girls team is strong but are returning a number of quality athletes. The girls are relentless competitors and hope to add one more win to this year’s total.” Nanticoke State classification: 2A

2010 boys: 0-7, eighth place 2010 girls: 1-6, seventh place Head coach: Tony Fleury Who to watch: Boys- Joe Badowski, throws; Nick Weron, distance; Andrew Blank, middistance; Brian Zannetti, sprints; Paul Zannetti, sprints; Chris Holt, vault. Girls- Connie Medura, distance. Fleury’s outlook: “It’s a building year. I’m glad to see our team is growing in size. We have a lot of potential on the girls team. We’re small in numbers, but it’s very promising.” Northwest State classification: 2A 2010 boys: 5-1-1, tied second 2010 girls: 5-2, tied second Head coach: Roy Philips Who To watch: Boys- Paul Ascenzi, hurdles; Mike Kennedy, mid-dist; Ryan Scardigli, sprints; Jeff Nelson, dist; Tony Politz, sprints/jumps; Mike Lewis, dist; Girls- Nikki Black, hurdles/sprints; Caitlin Bonk, hurdles; Kyla Hennigan, sprints/jumps; Kayla Mazonkey, throws; Hannah Dalmar, javelin; Amanda Jimcosky, jumps Philips’ outlook: “We lost a lot of state qualifiers on the boys side. We lost individuals but we have a lot of senior distance runners to keep competitive. We have a lot of depth. There’s a lot of seniors, and we have a lot of talent that will carry us onto states.” Wyoming Area State classification: 3A 2010 boys: 6-1, first place 2010 girls: 4-3, tied fourth Head coach: Joe Pizano Who to watch: Boys- Mark Basta, jumps; Ahmad Bouie, sprints; Eric Eramo, vault/ hurdles; Chris Hromek, dist/ mid-dist; Justin Langdon, sprints; Mitch Payne, throws; Cory Popovich, sprints/jumps, Larry Popovich, jumps/hurdles/prints; Stan Timinski, throws. Girls- Melissa Cruz, distance; Sidney Engleman, throws; Michelle Golden, dist; Kaitlyn Maguire, throws; Sara Radzwilka, dist; Samantha Shiner, jumps/dist; Jenna Skrinak, throws; Rachel Taylor, throws; Nicole Ditkus, throws; Gaby Alberigi, throws. Pizano’s outlook: “We have a lot of young kids and our goal is to get our kids to states. We have good mid-distance runners. We have good throwers too. In general, we have a lot of new faces out there. We’re getting a lot of firstyear athletes to come out for the team.”












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NEWARK, N.J. — Ilya Kovalchuk scored his 30th goal and added an assist to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 4-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night. Mattias Tedenby, Henrik Tallinder and Patrik Elias also scored for the Devils in the game that matched two teams that made desperate second-half playoff runs only to fall short. Martin Brodeur had 22 saves but had to sweat out the final minutes after Toronto got thirdperiod goals from Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak to make it close. Hurricanes 3, Red Wings 0 RALEIGH, N.C. — Cam Ward made 42 saves for his second shutout in a month, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Detroit Red Wings to remain alive for a playoff spot. Jeff Skinner and Derek Joslin scored in the second period before Erik Cole scored in the third. The Hurricanes have won seven of nine to move to 89 points and remain in the hunt for just their second postseason berth since they won the 2006 Stanley Cup. They need some help to get there, with the clearest path requiring them to win both of their final two games while the New York Rangers, eighth with 91 points, lose one of their last two. Eric Staal added three assists to help Carolina beat Detroit for the first time since 2006. Jimmy Howard made 29 saves for the Central Division champion Red Wings, who lost star left winger Henrik Zetterberg to a lower-body injury. Capitals 5, Panthers 2 WASHINGTON — The Washington Capitals’ power play is hitting its stride just in time for the playoffs, with Mike Knuble and Jason Chimera both scoring with the man advantage in a victory over the Florida Panthers. The win was the Capitals’ fourth straight and put them on the brink of clinching the top seed in the Eastern Conference for the second year in a row. Washington can drop out of first place only if it loses in regulation to Florida on Saturday and if the Philadelphia Flyers win their last two games. Bruins 3, Islanders 2 BOSTON — Dennis Seidenberg and Gregory Campbell scored in a 78-second span in the second period and the Boston Bruins within two points of the second playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with a victory over the New York Islanders. The Bruins, who have clinched the Northeast Division title, have 101 points. The Philadelphia Flyers, the Atlantic Division leaders who were idle Wednesday, have 103. Both teams have two regular-season games left. Blackhawks 4, Blues 3 CHICAGO — Jonathan Toews scored on a low shot from the left circle at 3:19 of overtime to give Chicago a victory over the St. Louis Blues and move the Blackhawks within two points of a clinching a playoff spot in the Western Conference. Toews beat Ty Conklin on the short side after taking a long lead pass from Duncan Keith and racing in with Blues defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo in close pursuit.



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PHILADELPHIA — Carmelo Anthony had 31 points and 11 rebounds, Amare Stoudemire scored 18 points and the New York Knicks beat the Philadelphia 76ers 97-92 to move into sixth place in the Eastern Conference. Toney Douglas bailed out the Knicks after they blew a 19point lead and trailed by one late in the fourth. Douglas hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:47 left for a 90-88 advantage, then made two free throws with 42 seconds left for a four-point lead. Andre Iguodala pulled the Sixers within one with his first 3-pointer of the game. Anthony delivered with a big-time 3pointer and pounded his chest in celebration with a 95-91 lead. Magic 111, Bobcats 102 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Gilbert Arenas scored 25 points, and the Orlando Magic overcame Quentin Richardson’s ejection and Dwight Howard’s 18th technical foul to beat Charlotte in overtime and eliminate the Bobcats from playoff contention. Jameer Nelson atoned for two turnovers in the closing seconds of regulation by hitting a jumper and banking in a 3-pointer in Orlando’s 12-2 run to open the extra period. Brandon Bass added 19 points for the Magic, who secured their fourth consecutive 50-win season. Pacers 136, Wizards 112 INDIANAPOLIS — Danny Granger scored 25 points, and the Indiana Pacers clinched a

Pistons 116, Nets 109 AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Richard Hamilton scored 25 points and Rodney Stuckey added 22 to lead the Detroit Pistons to a win over the New Jersey Nets. Brook Lopez scored a careerhigh 39 points for New Jersey, which was without star Deron Williams. The point guard was out with an injured right wrist. Lopez nearly made up for his absence, but the Nets settled for outside shots against Detroit’s zone defense late in the game. AP PHOTO

Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony (7) pulls in a rebound over the 76ers’ Spencer Hawes in the first half of Wednesday’s game in Philadelphia. New York moved ahead of the Sixers for sixth place.

playoff spot for the first time since 2006 with a victory against the Washington Wizards. The Pacers needed a win and a Charlotte loss to Orlando to clinch a spot in the postseason. As the Pacers’ game ended, the Orlando-Charlotte game was in overtime, and the Conseco Fieldhouse staff put the game on the Jumbotron. Many fans stayed to cheer to the Magic on to a 111-102 win. Cavaliers 104, Raptors 96 TORONTO — J.J. Hickson scored 28 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a victory over the Toronto Raptors in a game between teams playing out the story lines on similar seasons. Jerryd Bayless scored 28 points for the Raptors (21-57),

who have four games left in their disappointing season. DeMar DeRozan added 19 points, while Reggie Evans had a season-high 15 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. Sonny Weems finished with 17 points. Suns 108, Timberwolves 98 MINNEAPOLIS — Marcin Gortat scored 20 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and Aaron Brooks added 19 points to lead the Phoenix Suns to a victory that gave the Minnesota Timberwolves the worst record in the NBA. Minnesota has now lost 11 consecutive games and 22 of its past 26. Michael Beasley scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who were playing again without the injured All-Star Kevin Love

Bucks 90, Heat 85 MIAMI — John Salmons scored 17 points, Luc Richard Mbah a Moute added 14 points and 12 rebounds, and even while being officially eliminated from postseason contention the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Miami Heat. The loss knocked Miami (54-24) a half-game back of Boston in the race for the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference. Carlos Delfino’s 3-pointer with 24 seconds left helped seal it for the Bucks, who got 14 points from Corey Maggette. Milwaukee was eliminated from playoff contention during the game, thanks to Indiana’s win over Washington. Thunder 112, Clippers 108 OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant scored 29 points, Russell Westbrook added 26 and the Oklahoma City Thunder clinched the Northwest Division title by beating the Los Angeles Clippers.

The Thunder won the first division crown for the franchise since 2005, when they were known as the Seattle SuperSonics, but only after fending off a late charge from the Clippers. Hornets 101, Rockets 93 NEW ORLEANS — Chris Paul had 28 points and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Hornets clinched a playoff spot with a victory over the Houston Rockets. Trevor Ariza, acquired by the Hornets from Houston in an offseason trade, scored 19 for a second straight game and tied a season high with six steals. Spurs 124, Kings 92 SAN ANTONIO — Manu Ginobili scored 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs moved to the brink of the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a victory over the Sacramento Kings. The Spurs improved their NBA-best record to 60-19 and can clinch home-court advantage throughout the West playoffs with their next victory or loss by the Los Angeles Lakers. Nuggets 104, Mavericks 96 DALLAS — J.R. Smith broke a tie in the final minutes with a layup and immediately followed with a jumper, lifting the Denver Nuggets to a victory over the struggling and short-handed Dallas Mavericks. Smith scored 23 points, seven after Dallas tied it at 94 with 2:51 left. Kenyon Martin added 18 as the Nuggets won for the seventh time in eight games.



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And they have also landed Hynes the AHL’s top honor among his peers. On Wednesday, Hynes was named as the recipient of the Louis A.R. Pieri Award for outstanding coach, as voted by coaches and members of the media in each of the league’s 30 cities. Considering that Hynes has guided the Penguins to a 56-20-0-1 record – one of the best in AHL history, tying the franchise mark for points in a season with113 – all while overcoming a rash of callups and injuries, the award announcement wasn’t a surprise to his players. “No one deserves it as much as him,” defenseman Robert Bortuzzo said. “He set the foundation for us at the start of the season, he’s always the first one here and the last to leave, and there’s not one detail that he doesn’t focus on. “When you do all that, you’ll do good things as a coach.” Hynes said the award is a “huge honor” considering all the great coaches in the AHL. But Hynes was quick to point out that he couldn’t have achieved the honor without help. “When anyone gets an individual award in a team sport they have to be surrounded by great people that help them be able to have success,” Hynes said. “It’s a tribute to the organization, the communication between coaching staffs and management and the players we have the opportunity to coach.”

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David Robertson. But the fact is, since the Yankees moved their Triple-A franchise here in 2007, the list of regular position players who were seasoned at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre making it to Yankee Stadium is so short you can count them with one finger. Brett Gardner. That’s it. The Yankees would rather go out and sign Mark Teixeira as a free agent for millions to play first base than give their Triple-A power-hitting prospect Miranda a chance to play there. They’d prefer Curtis Granderson, an American League All-Star with Detroit, over their up-and-coming star Jackson. “It’s a business. Things happen all the time,” said Jackson, who immediately replaced Granderson as the starting center fielder for the Tigers. “You’ve just got to move on.” The chances of moving up to New York seem pretty slim to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre hopefuls like Brandon Laird, and maybe even to Jesus Montero. Laird’s a power-hitting third baseman who’ll play his first Triple-A season opener tonight when Scranton/Wilkes-Barre begins its 2011 season at Lehigh Valley. The Yankees already tried to trade Montero last year. He’s their top pros-



“The sky is the limit. His dedication, work ethic and passion for the game are going to take him as far as he wants to go. … I feel that way about John Hynes. He’s a young, bright mind.” Ryan Craig Penguins captain

And it’s fair to say that the Penguins’ players are happy to have the opportunity to play for Hynes. Before the season began, Craig said, Hynes took a critical first step in his first season as a head coach – he got the players to believe in him. “From day one he came in and he was honest with us,” the Penguins captain said. “There was no cutting corners. We all knew what was expected of us.” And the players knew if they achieved success, Hynes was willing to reward them for it. Several times this season after the Penguins reeled off big wins, Hynes gave his players an extra day off or an optional practice. And when Hynes wants to get the pulse of the team, he is quick to turn to leaders such as Craig, Andrew Hutchinson and Tim Wallace to get their opinion of things. “He knows when to push and when to back off,” Craig said. “He really believes in us and his passion is for us to do well.” The Penguins have piled up numerous awards and records as the regular season wins down. Hynes said the accolades are great, but the team is focused on something else. “It’s more about how we’re going to practice, how we’re going to pect right now who’s back with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre after being snubbed for a backup catching job with the parent Yankees this spring. Good luck to them trying to crack New York’s lineup. They’d have even better luck breaking into the major leagues elsewhere.

play and continue to move forward,” he said. “That’s what you love as a coach and a teacher – continue to develop, get better and play this year as long as we can.” Still, Craig offered up one more assessment in his “scouting report” of Hynes and just how far he will go as a head coach. “The sky is the limit. His dedication, work ethic and passion for the game are going to take him as far as he wants to go,” Craig said. “When you say that about a hockey player it means they have talent and drive and the future is kind of up to them. I feel that way about John Hynes. He’s a young, bright mind.” Thiessen named top goalie Goaltender Brad Thiessen added to his list of season awards on Monday when he won the Aldege “Baz” Bastien Memorial Award as the AHL’s outstanding goaltender, as voted by coaches, players and members of the media in each of the league’s 30 cities. Thiessen has posted a sparkling record of 34-7-1in 44 appearances and ranks first in the AHL with his franchise-record 34 wins, second with a 1.93 goals-against average, ninth with a .922 save percentage and tied for first with seven shutouts while helping the





Penguins to the top-ranked defense in the AHL. The 2010-11 First Team AHL All-Star was twice named the Reebok/AHL Goaltender of the Month this season – sharing the honor in October 2010 with Penguins teammate John Curry – and was the Reebok/AHL Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 13. He was also voted the starting Eastern Conference goaltender at the 2011 AHL All-Star Classic but missed the event due to injury. Thiessen is a contender to add another award to his list – the Les Cunningham Award for most valuable player, which will be announced on Friday. The Penguins could also claim the Harry “Hap” Holmes Award for outstanding team goaltending, which will be announced on Sunday. Penguins sign two to ATOs The Penguins signed center Andy Bathgate and defenseman Reid McNeill to amateur tryout deals on Wednesday. Bathgate, 20, joins the Penguins upon completion of his fourth season with the Belleville Bulls (OHL), where he finished second on the team in goals (25) and led the squad in assists (35) and points (60). McNeill,18, finished his second season with his hometown London Knights (OHL). The 6-foot-3, 191-pound defenseman has totaled 11 points (four goals, seven assists), 102 penalty minutes and a plus-10 rating in 115 games over the two seasons. Also, Brandon DeFazio was released from his ATO and rejoined Wheeling, while Ryan Schnell was recalled from the Nailers.


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nings of scoreless relief to earn the win. Jose Contreras worked the ninth for his first save. After the Mets scored five in the fifth to tie it at 7, the Phillies answered in the bottom half against Blaine Boyer (0-1). Shane Victorino hit a two-out double and Polanco followed with a sinking liner to right. Carlos Beltran, a three-time Gold Glove winner in center field making the switch to right this season, made a diving attempt but the ball fell in for a single. Victorino scored to put Philadelphia up 8-7. After Jimmy Rollins walked, Howard reached on an infield single up the middle that bounced off Boyer and trickled away. Polanco came around to score from second to make it 9-7. Francisco connected off Boyer in the sixth. He hit two drives Tuesday night that were knocked down by a stiff wind and caught on the warning track. This shot landed several rows back in left. Howard finished 4 for 4 with two doubles, a homer, a walk and two RBIs. Usually a slow starter, he’s batting .524 ( 11 for 21) in five games. Pelfrey, who lost the season opener at Florida, lasted just twoplus innings, allowing seven runs — six earned — and eight hits. Blanton, the forgotten man in Philadelphia’s star-studded rotation, gave up seven runs and 10 hits in 4 1-3 innings. Blanton became an afterthought after the team signed

Cliff Lee to a $120 million contract in the offseason. All the talk was of the Four Aces — Lee, Roy Halladay, Roy Oswalt and Cole Hamels. Blanton was expected to be traded to shed payroll, and he even joked about it when he showed up the first day of spring training and sat at a podium with the other four starters for a news conference. Blanton has decent credentials himself. He’s won 16 games in a season, been an opening-day starter, is 2-0 in the postseason and owns a World Series ring. But he pitched like a No. 5 starter in his season debut. Trailing 7-0, New York started to chip away in the fourth when Pagan hit a two-run shot to leftcenter. The Mets then chased Blanton in the fifth. Blanton struck out pinch-hitter Daniel Murphy to start the inning, but allowed the next seven batters to reach. Jose Reyes doubled and Willie Harris walked. David Wright and Beltran followed with RBIs singles. After Pagan singled to load the bases, Ike Davis ripped a two-run double to get the Mets within a run. Blanton left after walking Brad Emaus to load the bases. Bastardo came in and struck out Josh Thole. But Murphy singled to left to tie it at 7. Reyes flied out to left to end the inning. The Phillies jumped on Pelfrey for a pair in the first. Victorino tripled to right-center and scored on Polanco’s sharp groundout to second. Howard drove a two-out double to deep left-center and scored when Raul Ibanez lined a single to left.


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knowingly receiving steroids from Anderson, denied getting human growth hormone from Anderson and said he only allowed himself to be injected by doctors. The final count accuses Bonds of obstruction of justice. On the 11th day of the trial, the defense presentation lasted about the time it took Bonds to circle the bases after one of his record 762 home runs. Lawyer Cristina Arguedas read the jury one answer from the grand jury testimony of former Bonds’ girlfriend Kimberly Bell in which Bell said she wrote her own diary. That conflicts with Bell’s trial testimony, in which she said ghost writer Aphrodite Jones collaborated on the diary. Defense lawyer Allen Ruby had said Tuesday he might call up to six witnesses, including Bonds. But Bonds never took the stand

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Ruling on lockout won’t come soon; Judge asks for talks to resume By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer

ST. PAUL, Minn. — As she wrapped up the five-hour hearing on the legality of the NFL lockout, the federal judge overseeing the case said she’d take “a couple of weeks” to rule on the players’ request to return to work. U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson, however, urged the two sides not to wait that long. “It seems to me both sides are at risk, and now is a good time to come back to the table,” Nelson said, noting her willingness to facilitate the resumption of talks toward a new collective bargaining agreement that would put pro football back on track. Owners and players failed to reach that goal last month, leading to the decertification of the union, the lockout of the players and the antitrust lawsuit against the owners filed here by the players. But the two sides don’t agree on much these days. Attorneys for the players said they’re open to talking again. Lawyers for the league hedged on their eagerness to take Nelson up on her offer, by saying the owners prefer to be back at the bargaining table. The injunction request — a plea to the judge that the lockout be immediately lifted on the grounds that their careers are being irreparably harmed — was the sole purpose of Wednesday’s hearing. The court appearance was the


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first round — call it the first quarter — between the NFL and the players in their legal fight over the future of the $9 billion business and the 2011 season. Teams of attorneys from both sides, officials from the now-dissolved union, several NFL players and dozens of reporters crowded the courtroom, but little

was accomplished other than the formal launch of the legal process. David Boies, a lawyer for the NFL, argued that the court shouldn’t have jurisdiction while the National Labor Relations Board is considering an unfair labor charge filed by the league that players didn’t negotiate in

good faith. The NFL’s contention is that the union’s decertification was a tactical maneuver and that it has the legal right to keep players from working. Boies claimed players are still acting like a union, that the NFL Players’ Association is funding the litigation and has set up other services for the players as if it

were a fully formed labor entity. DeMaurice Smith, the head of the NFLPA, attended the hearing, and the players, lawyers and union officials arrived and departed together in a bus. “They’re financing this lawsuit,” Boies said. “They’re saying, ’We’re no longer a collective bargaining agent, but we’re going to

continue to do all these things.”’ James Quinn, an attorney for the players, dismissed the accusation that the decertification was a sham, pointing to unanimous participation in a player vote to approve the move. “It’s not some kind of tactic. It’s the law,” Quinn said. “It’s what we’re allowed to do.”



Job market momentum? Investors are looking for the government’s latest unemployment report to continue a streak of good news about the job market. Last week, the government said the unemployment rate fell to a two-year low of 8.8 percent in March. Today, the Labor Department is expected to say that fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week.

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Rite Aid earnings

March sales reports from many of the nation’s biggest retailers are expected to show whether higher gas prices are stopping consumers from spending on other items. Financial analysts expect to see sales rising for a ninth straight month. But a chilly spring as well as the rising cost of gas could mean the gains are small.

Rite Aid has already warned that its sales fell during its fiscal fourth quarter in part because it closed 66 stores. The nation’s third-largest drug store chain was also hurt by the weak economy and the cost of launching a customer loyalty program. Investors will be more focused on the future: Rite Aid will give its forecast for the next year. $1.50


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NYC firm buys Iron City

A New York City private equity firm has bought Pittsburgh’s Iron City Brewing Co. Uni-World Capital LP bought the company’s Iron City and IC Light labels, some lesser brands and the company’s other assets for an undisclosed price from another investment group that had bought the brewery out of bankruptcy in 2007. The brewing company is still headquartered in Pittsburgh, even though it shut down its 150-year-old city brewery and now contracts to have its beers brewed at the former Rolling Rock brewery in Latrobe. Iron City has struggled since the company was first sold at bankruptcy auction for $31 million in 1995.


Unemployment rates are falling in most metro areas across the country, suggesting that hiring is widespread and not limited to a few healthy regions. The Labor Department says more than three-quarters of the nation’s 372 largest metro areas reported lower unemployment rates in February than the previous month. That’s the most to report a decline since September. More than 300 cities have seen their unemployment rates decline in the past year, the best showing since the recession ended in June 2009. And more than 280 metro areas reported job gains in the past year, also the most since the recession ended. Nationwide, private employers added more than 200,000 jobs in both February and March, the best twomonth pace since 2006. The local data is one month behind the national figures.

Borders to move its HQ

Borders, a fixture in Ann Arbor, Mich., since opening its first store there in 1971, is planning to move its headquarters out of the city to find cheaper space. Spokeswoman Mary Davis says the company is looking at ways to move its headquarters from Ann Arbor to another space in metropolitan Detroit in an effort to cut costs. The bookseller is trying to reorganize its business in Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Borders filed for bankruptcy protection in February. It is closing about 226 stores nationwide.

Prius sales over 1 million

The Toyota Prius hybrid, once viewed as a science experiment for environmentalists, has become a mainstream vehicle in the United States, with the company selling more than a million of the cars nationwide. Toyota announced Wednesday that it had passed the million sales milestone, helped by brisk sales recently as U.S. gasoline prices continued to rise toward $4 per gallon. The Prius, which is powered by both a gasoline engine and an electric motor, gets an estimated 51 miles per gallon city and 48 highway.

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Scranton/W-B foreclosures hit new high Foreclosure actions in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre region hit a new high in January, rising to 3.32 percent of all mortgaged properties. The numbers were released Wednesday by CoreLogic, a real estate data and analytics company based in Santa Ana, Calif. In December, the rate was

3.16, marking the first time since the recession began in 2008 that mortgaged homes topped the 3 percent foreclosure mark. Not only did January repeat that milestone, but the rate increased by .16 points. The rising rate shows no sign of reversing when the number of mortgage delinquencies in the region is taken into account. According to the report, the mortgage delinquency rate for

loans 90 days delinquent or more -- an indicator of potential future foreclosures -- has increased in the region to 6.93 percent compared to 6.77 percent in December and 6.92 percent the prior January. That means that the owners of more than one out of every 20 mortgaged homes in the region is at least 90 days delinquent in making a payment. Properties whose owners miss three monthly payments are

considered at high risk for foreclosure. The region evaluated by CoreLogic includes Lackawanna, Luzerne and Wyoming counties Foreclosure activity in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre region is lower than the national foreclosure rate which was 3.63 percent for January, representing a .31 percentage point difference. But the region is more than one percentage point

higher than the state rate of 2.55 percent. The region falls between the national and state 90-day delinquent rates, too. The national rate is 7.87 percent, and the state rate is 5.68 percent. Only one part of the tri-county area had a mortgage foreclosure rate below .8 percent, and that was an area of Wyoming County between Falls and Lake Winola.

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Dish Network Corp. said Wednesday it won the auction for Blockbuster Inc. with a bid valued at $228 million in cash. Dish has so far been mum about specific plans for Blockbuster.

Dish deal may preserve Blockbuster By MAE ANDERSON AP Retail Writer

NEW YORK — Dish Network Corp.’s agreement to buy Blockbuster Inc.’s assets out of bankruptcy could keep the movie-rental chain and its blue-andgold logo from disappearing. But whether the No. 3 pay TV company can use Blockbuster’s brand, stores and streaming-video capabilities to create services more relevant to the age of Netflix and Hulu remains to be seen. Dish, headed by billionaire Charles Ergen, won a two-day bankruptcy auction for Blockbuster that stretched into the early hours of Wednesday with a bid valued at $228 million in cash. Dish has so far been mum about specific plans for Blockbuster, but in its an-

nouncement, the company highlighted the 1,700 stores that will remain and "multiple methods of delivery." Dish spokeswoman Francie Bauer said the Englewood, Colo.-based company would not comment further since the deal must receive bankruptcy court approval. A hearing for that approval is set for today. Dish expects the deal to close in the second quarter. Satellite TV providers have been losing new subscribers as cheaper alternatives like Hulu and Netflix become more popular. Ergen has in past calls with analysts praised Netflix, which offers unlimited streaming video at a monthly price along with a DVD-by-mail service.

Acquiring Blockbuster will make Dish a more viable competitor in streaming video online. It’s doing so at a price easily affordable for Dish, which had nearly $3 billion in cash as of Dec. 31. Dish also recently picked up satellite provider DBSD North America. “Ergen continues to look for distressed assets selling at bargain prices,” said RBC Capital Markets analyst Ryan Vineyard. Blockbuster “could transform Dish into a much more viable online competitor than it is now.” Dish beat out billionaire investor Carl Icahn and a group of debt holders for the Dallas movie-rental chain, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in September.

NEW YORK — A late Easter, lingering cold weather and rising gas prices are squeezing discretionary spending this spring, according to data being released Wednesday. Figures from MasterCard Advisors’ SpendingPulse show sales growth slowed in some categories last month. But consumers spent more on clothing — and most other items from electronics to luxury goods — than they did in March 2010. SpendingPulse tracks spending across all payments. Growth in online sales, still less than 10 percent of all retail sales, accelerated last month as shoppers tried to save on gas, according to Michael McNamara, vice president of research and analysis for SpendingPulse. Online spending in all categories rose 16.1 percent, compared with lower rates in January and February and a 15.9 percent increase in March 2010. “March wasn’t too bad; the momentum is continuing,” McNamara said. “But gas prices could have a bigger effect (on spending) if they continue to rise.” Separately, selected major retailers are to report today on revenue at their stores open at least a year. Analysts expect merchants collectively to report a decline for March from a year earlier, the first drop since August 2009. An important factor in the expected drop is that Easter falls on April 24 this year, so sales won’t get a boost from holiday-related spending until this month.

Verizon 4G network is coming to a phone near you -- soon VERIZON HAS recently confirmed that it will be rolling out its new 4G LTE network in WilkesBarre by the end of the year. Since 4G smartphones and a bevy of devices including the newest smartphones, aircards and the Motorola Xoom Tablet are already available locally, you may already be equipped to take advantage when the day arrives. Trust me, it will make a difference. If you remember the day you got that DSL or cable modem installed, then you’ll be able to understand. The big difference is speed -- and lots of it. Yes, browsing the Internet will be faster, to be sure. But streaming video on that tablet? Transferring files or accessing your office computer on that 4G aircard? You might not even


WHAT’S OUT THERE? Current Verizon Wireless devices with 4G capability and their retail price: Motorola Xoom -- $599.99 HTC Thunderbolt Smartphone -- $249 Verizon Wireless 4G Modem --$99 LG 4G Modem -- $99 Pantech 4G Modem -- $49.99

notice that you’re not on a WiFi network. You may have noticed that most new devices have a front-facing camera – that’s not just for those Facebook vanity shots. Video calling will become very practical; if not directly allowed by Verizon’s network, then certainly via a whole bevy of apps

that are already available. Yes, you can do it now, but it can be a challenge, and the video quality can be somewhat lacking. Not

anymore. And if your phone can act as a mobile hotspot – that is provide wireless Internet access to other devices around it -- well, I won’t say I recommend doing this, but you might be able to kiss that hardwired Internet connection goodbye. I confess that I’m surprised that the area will see 4G this early in the game. Some more populous metro areas will be waiting in the wings while we reap the benefits of 21stcentury technology. I suspect that this is one of the benefits of being situated in the corridor between two of the nation’s largest cities, but I’ll take it.

And there’s one other additional benefit. Verizon 4G devices will be compatible with most 4G European networks, so there will be no need to rent a phone when you go overseas. Just purchase an international plan and go. If you use your smart reader app to scan the QR Code in this story, you’ll be taken to Verizon Wireless. Nick DeLorenzo is director of Interactive and New Media for The Times Leader. Write him at




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The first quarter reminded investors that a rally in the stock market can easily turn into volatility that sends prices swinging. The S&P 500 rose 7 percent through Feb. 18. It then fell 6 percent through March 16 before recovering and ending the quarter with a 6 percent gain. Three market analysts say there are lessons for investors from the quarter:

Quincy Krosby Market Strategist, Prudential Financial Stocks fell because of unrest in Libya and the earthquake in Japan. By March 16, the S&P 500 had given up all of its gains for the year. But traders focused again on the U.S. economy and stocks recovered their losses in just over a week – even as the problems overseas continued. Krosby says investors should take a deep breath when they read dramatic headlines, and leave their money where it is: “There’s always something to worry about.” Adam Bold Founder, The Mutual Fund Store Volatile periods are the best times to be a stock picker. When the market falls sharply as it did in March, some companies become good long-term buys. If you don’t have the time to research stocks, consider an actively managed fund. These funds are better at buying a stock when it’s about to shoot higher – and selling once it has peaked. Bold says that given what’s going on in market now, these funds are a better choice than index funds. Christian Hviid

Chief Market Strategist, Genworth Financial Asset Management Investors were initially concerned about the impact the earthquake and tsunami could have on U.S. companies. But news March 17 of a rise in manufacturing in the mid-Atlantic states reminded investors that U.S. companies are doing well. Financial analysts were already predicting strong first-quarter earnings. They’re now forecasting that companies in the S&P 500 rose an average 12 percent. Investors shouldn’t ignore international disasters, but if they invest in strong companies, those events will have less of an impact. Francesca Levy, Elizabeth Gramling • AP

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YTD NAV Chg %Rtn

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YTD NAV Chg %Rtn

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YTD NAV Chg %Rtn

TotRetA m 14.63 +.02 +4.3 ValueA m 24.39 +.10 +7.2 ValueI 24.50 +.11 +7.3 MainStay HiYldCorA m 5.99 +.01 +3.5 Manning & Napier WrldOppA 9.18 +.06 +6.6 Matthews Asian PacTiger d 23.90 +.25 +2.0 Merger Merger m 16.19 ... +2.6 Metropolitan West TotRetBdI 10.39 -.01 +1.4 TotRtBd b 10.39 -.01 +1.3 Morgan Stanley Instl IntlEqI d 14.23 +.07 +4.6 MdCpGrI 41.11 -.10 +10.1 Natixis InvBndY 12.29 +.01 +2.6 StratIncA m 15.25 +.03 +4.5 StratIncC m 15.33 +.03 +4.3 Neuberger Berman GenesisIs 50.77 -.14 +10.5 GenesisTr 52.58 -.15 +10.4 SmCpGrInv 19.82 -.14 +10.9 Oakmark EqIncI 29.26 -.01 +5.5 Intl I d 20.11 +.11 +3.6 Oakmark I d 43.98 +.15 +6.5 Old Westbury GlbSmMdCp 16.45 +.04 +6.3 Oppenheimer CapApA m 45.61 +.01 +4.7 CapApB m 40.20 +.01 +4.4 DevMktA m 37.19 +.14 +2.0 DevMktY 36.81 +.14 +2.1 GlobA m 64.52 +.28 +6.9 GoldMinA m 50.60 +.23 +1.5 IntlBondA m 6.59 +.02 +1.5 IntlBondY 6.58 +.01 +1.4 MainStrA m 33.59 +.15 +3.7 RocMuniA m 14.58 -.03 -2.9 RochNtlMu m 6.45 ... -0.9 StrIncA m 4.36 +.01 +3.3 PIMCO AllAssetI 12.47 ... +4.0 AllAuthIn 10.88 ... +3.6 ComRlRStI 9.80 ... +8.4 DevLocMktI 11.00 +.05 +4.3 DivIncInst 11.54 +.01 +2.4 HiYldIs 9.49 +.01 +3.9 InvGrdIns 10.59 -.01 +2.5 LowDrA m 10.45 ... +1.1 LowDrIs 10.45 ... +1.2 RealRet 11.49 -.06 +2.0 RealRtnA m 11.49 -.06 +1.8 ShtTermIs 9.90 ... +0.7 TotRetA m 10.89 ... +1.1 TotRetAdm b 10.89 ... +1.2 TotRetC m 10.89 ... +0.9 TotRetIs 10.89 ... +1.3 TotRetrnD b 10.89 ... +1.2 TotlRetnP 10.89 ... +1.2 Parnassus EqIncInv 28.01 +.16 +6.7 Permanent Portfolio 47.80 -.02 +4.3 Pioneer PioneerA m 43.36 +.15 +6.0 Principal L/T2020I 12.27 +.01 +5.2 SAMConGrB m13.84+.03 +5.5 Prudential Investmen 2020FocA m 16.79 -.06 +5.7 BlendA m 18.38 -.02 +6.8 EqOppA m 14.80 +.02 +6.6 HiYieldA m 5.63 +.01 +4.2 IntlEqtyA m 6.54 +.04 +5.7 IntlValA m 21.77 +.12 +5.7 JenMidCapGrA m29.66-.01 +8.3 JennGrA m 18.84 -.05 +4.4 NaturResA m 61.70 -.52 +8.1 SmallCoA m 22.36 -.01 +10.1 UtilityA m 10.97 -.01 +7.7 ValueA m 15.93 +.05 +8.1 Putnam GrowIncA m 14.48 +.06 +7.2 GrowIncB m 14.22 +.05 +6.9 IncomeA m 6.81 -.01 +2.3 MultiCapGrA m53.91 -.05 +6.5 VoyagerA m 24.76 +.08 +4.4 Royce LowStkSer m 19.92 +.03 +9.1 OpportInv d 13.02 +.04 +7.8 PAMutInv d 12.89 +.02 +10.6 PremierInv d 22.73 -.04 +11.7 TotRetInv d 14.17 +.03 +7.8 ValPlSvc m 14.58 +.01 +8.6


YTD NAV Chg %Rtn

Schwab 1000Inv d 39.78 +.07 S&P500Sel d 20.89 +.06 Scout Interntl d 34.00 +.20 Selected AmerShS b 43.82 +.14 American D 43.82 +.13 Sequoia Sequoia 145.23 -.34 T Rowe Price BlChpGr 40.34 -.04 CapApprec 21.35 +.02 DivGrow 24.41 +.07 DivrSmCap d 17.78 -.07 EmMktStk d 36.61 +.19 EqIndex d 35.99 +.09 EqtyInc 25.25 +.10 FinSer 15.06 +.19 GrowStk 33.86 -.06 HealthSci 34.50 -.12 HiYield d 6.95 +.01 IntlBnd d 10.07 +.02 IntlDisc d 45.39 +.22 IntlGrInc d 14.17 +.10 IntlStk d 14.84 +.10 IntlStkAd m 14.78 +.09 LatinAm d 56.61 -.38 MediaTele 55.76 -.07 MidCapVa 25.35 +.07 MidCpGr 64.26 -.08 NewAmGro 35.51 +.03 NewAsia d 19.54 +.18 NewEra 57.61 -.53 NewHoriz 37.34 -.13 NewIncome 9.44 -.02 R2015 12.47 +.02 R2025 12.73 +.02 R2035 13.00 +.02 Rtmt2010 16.01 +.02 Rtmt2020 17.31 +.02 Rtmt2030 18.32 +.03 Rtmt2040 18.51 +.03 ShTmBond 4.84 ... SmCpStk 38.00 -.05 SmCpVal d 39.43 +.12 SpecGrow 18.87 +.04 SpecInc 12.53 ... TaxFHiYld 10.20 -.01 Value 25.22 +.07 ValueAd b 24.96 +.07 Templeton InFEqSeS 21.62 +.15 Third Avenue Value d 54.58 +.29 Thornburg IntlValA m 29.80 +.15 IntlValI d 30.45 +.15 Tweedy Browne GlobVal d 24.48 +.04 VALIC Co I StockIdx 26.46 +.07 Vanguard 500Adml 123.09 +.32 500Inv 123.08 +.32 AssetA 25.85 +.03 BalIdxAdm 22.19 ... BalIdxIns 22.19 ... CAITAdml 10.68 ... CapOp d 35.02 +.03 CapOpAdml d80.90 +.07 CapVal 12.12 +.06 Convrt d 14.11 +.02 DevMktIdx d 10.54 +.09 DivGr 15.29 +.07 EmMktIAdm d41.79 +.28 EnergyAdm d139.83-1.02 EnergyInv d 74.46 -.55 ExplAdml 75.03 -.08 Explr 80.60 -.08 ExtdIdAdm 45.28 -.02 ExtdIdIst 45.28 -.01 ExtndIdx 45.25 -.01 FAWeUSIns d98.80 +.73 GNMA 10.68 -.02 GNMAAdml 10.68 -.02 GlbEq 18.99 +.08 GrowthEq 11.32 -.03 GrowthIdx 33.26 +.02 GrthIdAdm 33.26 +.02 GrthIstId 33.26 +.02 HYCor d 5.82 ... HYCorAdml d 5.82 ... HltCrAdml d 55.13 +.08 HlthCare d 130.63 +.18 ITBondAdm 11.05 -.03 ITGradeAd 9.80 -.02 ITIGrade 9.80 -.02 ITrsyAdml 11.18 -.04 InfPrtAdm 25.85 -.15

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YTD NAV Chg %Rtn

InfPrtI 10.53 -.06 InflaPro 13.16 -.08 InstIdxI 122.23 +.32 InstPlus 122.23 +.31 InstTStPl 30.50 +.06 IntlExpIn d 17.23 +.08 IntlGr d 20.42 +.11 IntlGrAdm d 64.98 +.34 IntlStkIdxAdm d27.66+.19 IntlStkIdxI d 110.66 +.77 IntlVal d 33.33 +.19 LTGradeAd 9.16 -.09 LTInvGr 9.16 -.09 LifeCon 16.79 +.01 LifeGro 23.28 +.06 LifeMod 20.40 +.03 MidCapGr 20.72 -.08 MidCp 22.16 -.02 MidCpAdml 100.61 -.08 MidCpIst 22.22 -.02 MidCpSgl 31.75 -.02 Morg 19.17 -.01 MuHYAdml 9.96 -.01 MuInt 13.20 ... MuIntAdml 13.20 ... MuLTAdml 10.56 -.01 MuLtdAdml 10.98 ... MuShtAdml 15.86 ... PrecMtls d 27.94 +.45 Prmcp d 69.35 -.04 PrmcpAdml d 71.97 -.04 PrmcpCorI d 14.51 -.01 REITIdx d 19.46 ... REITIdxAd d 83.04 +.02 STBond 10.49 -.01 STBondAdm 10.49 -.01 STBondSgl 10.49 -.01 STCor 10.72 ... STFedAdml 10.73 ... STGradeAd 10.72 ... STsryAdml 10.65 ... SelValu d 20.28 +.07 SmCapIdx 38.29 +.01 SmCpIdAdm 38.34 +.01 SmCpIdIst 38.34 +.01 SmGthIdx 24.52 -.07 SmGthIst 24.57 -.07 SmValIdx 17.37 +.06 Star 19.87 +.01 StratgcEq 20.47 -.04 TgtRe2010 23.06 ... TgtRe2015 12.90 +.01 TgtRe2020 23.07 +.04 TgtRe2030 22.84 +.05 TgtRe2035 13.86 +.04 TgtRe2040 22.77 +.07 TgtRe2045 14.30 +.04 TgtRetInc 11.48 -.02 Tgtet2025 13.23 +.02 TotBdAdml 10.51 -.02 TotBdInst 10.51 -.02 TotBdMkInv 10.51 -.02 TotBdMkSig 10.51 -.02 TotIntl d 16.54 +.12 TotStIAdm 33.72 +.06 TotStIIns 33.73 +.07 TotStISig 32.55 +.07 TotStIdx 33.72 +.07 TxMIn d 12.13 +.10 TxMSCInv d 29.65 +.05 USValue 11.07 +.03 ValIdxIns 22.37 +.09 WellsI 22.17 -.01 WellsIAdm 53.71 -.02 Welltn 32.47 +.08 WelltnAdm 56.09 +.15 WndsIIAdm 49.12 +.23 Wndsr 14.50 +.03 WndsrAdml 48.92 +.08 WndsrII 27.67 +.13

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Yacktman Yacktman d 17.72 +.04 +7.1


10-YR T-NOTE 3.54%


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95.00 64.13 28.55 19.41 51.50 35.00 23.79 16.52 38.02 24.22 279.94 171.65 19.86 10.91 32.65 23.78 18.63 6.08 45.00 29.12 37.82 26.84 67.79 49.47 25.91 16.30 28.95 21.33 42.50 25.63 37.19 25.61 16.00 4.97 19.80 7.71 9.84 6.96 18.71 13.09 15.84 9.60 50.77 40.00 55.40 42.94 32.67 27.49 28.54 19.35







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ChesEng 33.68 Chevron 108.66 Chicos 15.27 Chimera 4.01 ChinaIntEn 2.39 ChurchDwt 80.14 CIBER 6.86 CienaCorp 26.65 Cisco 18.07 Citigrp 4.59 CitrixSys 73.18 CleanEngy 17.28 Clearwire h 5.94 CliffsNRs 99.96 Clorox 70.39 CloudPeak 21.32 Coach 52.44 Coeur 36.13 ColgPal 81.53 ColumLabs 4.03 Comc spcl 23.34 Comerica 37.41 CmtyHlt 40.81 ConAgra 23.89 ConnWtrSv 26.17 ConocPhil 80.43 ConsolEngy50.97 ConEd 51.22 ConsolWtr 10.71 ConstellA 20.38 CooperTire 25.34 CorinthC 4.73 CornPdts 52.10 Corning 20.39 Cosan Ltd 13.06 Covidien 52.72 CredSuiss 44.08 Cree Inc 46.44 Crossh g rs 1.18 CrownHold 38.40 Crystallx g .13 CubistPh 30.29 Curis 4.22 CybrOpt 8.92 CypSharp 12.35 DCT Indl 5.50 DNP Selct 9.55 DR Horton 11.49 DTE 49.64 Darden 48.07 DeanFds 10.32 Deere 97.01 Dell Inc 14.78 DeltaAir 9.59 DeltaPtr h .90 DenburyR 24.34 Dndreon 38.78 DenisnM g 2.53 DeutschBk 60.34 DevelDiv 13.94 DevonE 90.86 Diageo 78.44 Diebold 35.70 DirecTV A 46.60 DrSCBr rs 33.63 DirFnBr rs 38.10 DrxFBull s 31.86 DirxSCBull 91.85 Discover 24.42 DishNetwk 24.32 Disney 42.27 DomRescs 45.03 DotHillSy 2.98 Dover 66.40 DowChm 38.49 DryShips 4.96 DuPont 56.02 DukeEngy 18.56 Dycom 17.29 eBay 31.85 EMC Cp 26.09 ENI 50.41 Eastgrp 44.07 EKodak 3.45 ElPasoCp 17.71 Elan 7.59 EldorGld g 17.38 ElectArts 20.25 EmersonEl 58.56 EnbrEPtrs 66.01 EnCana g 34.32 EndvSilv g 11.61 Energen 62.66 Energizer 72.99 EngyConv 2.09 EngyTsfr 52.91 Entergy 67.22 EntPrPt 43.47 EnzoBio 4.17 EricsnTel 13.04 Exelon 40.94 Expedia 22.48 ExpScrip s 56.47 ExxonMbl 85.18 F5 Netwks 94.39 Fastenal 68.61 FifthThird 14.07 Finisar 26.30 FMajSilv g 25.38 FstNiagara 13.82 FirstEngy 37.28 Flextrn 7.29 Fonar 1.84 FootLockr 20.51 FordM 15.73 FortuneBr 63.19 FMCG s 56.25 FDelMnt 26.92 FrontierCm 8.07 FrontierOil 30.25 FuelCell 1.98 FultonFncl 11.51 GMX Rs 6.09 GSI Cmmrc 29.20 GabDvInc 16.77 GabelliET 6.22 Gafisa SA 14.05 GameStop 23.90 GamGld g 10.19 Gannett 15.20 Gap 23.06 GenElec 20.55 GenMarit 2.27 GenMills s 36.47 GenMot n 32.87 GenOn En 3.83 Gentex 29.80 Genworth 13.28 Genzyme 76.38 Gerdau 12.30 GileadSci 41.73 GlaxoSKln 39.72 GlimchRt 9.11 GoldFLtd 18.38 Goldcrp g 52.85 GoldStr g 3.04

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GoldmanS 161.89 Goodyear 15.20 Google 574.18 Gramrcy 4.16 GranTrra g 7.80 GrtBasG g 2.80 GtPanSilv g 3.96 GreenMtC s64.89 Greif A 66.56 GpoTMM 2.50 GpTelevisa 24.06 HCA Hld n 33.30 HSBC 53.90 Hallibrtn 48.41 HanJS 14.26 HarleyD 40.42 HarmonyG 15.51 HarrisCorp 51.40 Harsco 36.49 HartfdFn 27.97 HawaiiEl 25.47 HltMgmt 10.80 HeclaM 9.51 HercOffsh 6.23 Hertz 16.10 Hess 84.81 HewlettP 41.18 HomeDp 37.50 HonwllIntl 58.85 Hospira 56.04 HostHotls 17.00 HudsCity 10.02 HumGen 27.61 HuntBnk 6.86 Huntsmn 18.11 Hydrognc 6.08 Hyperdyn 4.52 IAMGld g 23.04 INGPrRTr 6.08 iShGold s 14.27 iSAstla 27.30 iShBraz 78.66 iSCan 34.21 iShEMU 39.84 iSh HK 19.59 iShJapn 9.87 iSh Kor 65.69 iSTaiwn 15.43 iSh UK 18.56 iShSilver 38.62 iShAsiaexJ 64.86 iShChina25 46.07 iSSP500 134.09 iShEMkts 50.04 iShB20 T 90.54 iS Eafe 61.08 iSR1KV 69.29 iSR1KG 60.90 iShR2K 85.38 iShREst 59.51 ITT Corp 59.77 Informat 51.36 InglesMkts 19.52 InspPhar 4.96 Intel 19.95 IBM 164.04 Intl Coal 10.84 IntlGame 16.98 IntPap 30.34 Interpublic 12.41 Intersil 13.31 Intuit 53.66 Invesco 25.75 IronMtn 33.52 ItauUnibH 24.08 JAlexandr 6.12 J&J Snack 48.38 JA Solar 6.94 JDS Uniph 19.58 JPMorgCh 47.64 JpnSmCap 8.39 JetBlue 6.21 JohnJn 59.66 JohnsnCtl 41.36 JnprNtwk 38.83 KB Home 11.84 KV PhmA 4.47 Kaydon 39.64 Kellogg 54.26 Keycorp 8.98 KilroyR 39.25 KimbClk 65.73 Kimco 17.99 KindME 74.00 Kinross g 16.39 KodiakO g 6.50 Kohls 54.28 KrispKrm 5.29 Kroger 23.97 Kulicke 9.18 L-1 Ident 11.71 LDK Solar 12.03 LECG h .20 LSI Corp 6.69 LancastrC 61.39 LVSands 44.86 LennarA 18.32 LeucNatl 37.59 Level3 1.47 LibtyMIntA 16.66 LifeTech 53.66 LillyEli 35.72 LimelghtN 7.11 Limited 35.23 LincNat 30.63 LinearTch 33.81 LizClaib 5.69 LloydBkg 4.01 LockhdM 81.49 Logitech 14.84 LaPac 9.84 Lowes 26.67 lululemn g 92.08 LyonBas A 41.61 MEMC 12.47 MFA Fncl 8.17 MMT 6.77 MGM Rsts 13.44 Macys 25.19 MadCatz g 2.19 Manitowoc 22.48 Manulife g 17.84 MarathonO 52.90 MktVGold 62.77 MktVRus 42.63 MktVJrGld 41.58 MarIntA 35.51 MarshIls 8.13 MarvellT 15.93 MassMCp s15.86 MasseyEn 67.59 Mattel 25.57 McClatchy 3.34 McCorm 47.55 McDrmInt s 25.05 McDnlds 76.72

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Technology stocks rose Wednesday after the CEO of Cisco Systems Inc. promised to narrow the company's focus. Cisco rose 5 percent, the most of any stock in the S&P 500 index, after its CEO said that recent missteps were "unacceptable." Monsanto MON La-Z-Boy Close: $69.16 -4.16 or -5.7% Rising corn seed sales lifted the agribusiness company’s quarterly profit, but it didn’t increase its earnings forecast for the year. $80

Materials and energy companies fell. Monsanto Co. fell 5 percent after its earnings forecast for the year fell below expectations. The Dow rose 0.2 percent. The S&P 500 rose 2 points. The Nasdaq rose 0.3 percent. LZB Abercrombie & Fitch ANF

Close: $10.92 1.08 or 11.0% A KeyBanc analyst upgraded the furniture maker’s investment rating to “Buy” from “Hold,” saying sales trends are improving. $12

Close: $67.59 2.02 or 3.1% Some analysts raised their price targets for the retailer that caters to teens. They cited a strong 2012 outlook and international prospects. $70











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Cloudy, showers

TUESDAY Mostly sunny

70° 42°

68° 55°

57° 47°

53° 37°

MONDAY Rain, warmer

SUNDAY Partly sunny, warm

Syracuse 52/32

The Finger Lakes

Highs: 47-52. Lows: 25-34. Partly sunny skies.

Atlantic City 54/39


Yesterday Average Record High Record Low

Heating Degree Days*

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45/30 55/35 83 in 1929 18 in 1982 27 131 5718 5254 5579

*Index of fuel consumption, how far the day’s mean temperature was below 65 degrees.

Yesterday Month to date Normal month to date Year to date Normal year to date Sunrise 6:37a 6:36a Moonrise Today 8:30a Tomorrow 9:16a Today Tomorrow

Delmarva/Ocean City

Highs: 59-71. Lows: 42-49. Partly cloudy skies.

0.10” 0.86” 0.60” 11.30” 7.83” Sunset 7:35p 7:36p Moonset 11:53p none

River Levels, from 12 p.m. yesterday. Susquehanna Wilkes-Barre Towanda Lehigh Bethlehem Delaware Port Jervis First

Stage 16.93 12.67


Chg. Fld. Stg 8.91 22.0 3.51 21.0

1.64 -0.68




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81/70 45/34



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64/52/.00 79/59/.00 64/50/.00 59/50/.00 75/50/.00 64/54/.14 72/50/.04 75/64/.00 68/46/.02 73/54/.00

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May 3

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Today Tomorrow 85/54/s 44/29/s 49/40/sh 74/51/s 82/70/s 93/72/pc 76/53/pc 84/72/pc 67/49/pc 61/42/sh

85/55/pc 48/32/pc 43/35/rs 66/44/s 84/71/s 95/70/s 76/52/s 84/73/pc 66/52/c 50/39/sh

We're having another rather cold and damp morning after the rain last night, but at least there's no wind and lawns are starting to turn green again. I think that later today clearing will be evident from north to south and a crescent moon will adorn the western sky this evening. Friday is still looking dry, with rain staying very close by just to our south. A shower could sneak in Friday night. Saturday is looking mostly cloudy and mainly dry, however, there may be a late day shower or one at night and even early on Sunday. After that, temperatures will surge upward and soon the forsythia will be in full bloom. - Tom Clark

Key: s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sn-snow, sf-snow flurries, i-ice.

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Sun and Moon

Brandywine Valley

Highs: 59-61. Lows: 40-41. Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers.

Philadelphia 60/41




The Jersey Shore

Reading 58/40




New York City 52/40



Highs: 49-55. Lows: 34-38. Chance for light rain and snow in the morning.

Wilkes-Barre 54/38




Highs: 48-56. Lows: 39-42. Chance for morning showers mainly to the north.

Pottsville 58/40

Harrisburg 61/42

63° 47°

Poughkeepsie 55/34



The Poconos

Albany 55/30

Towanda 52/36

State College 59/42



Binghamton 52/33

Scranton 53/37

WEDNESDAY Mostly sunny

65° 43°

REGIONAL FORECAST Today’s high/ Tonight’s low

SATURDAY Cloudy, showers



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54° 37°


NATIONAL FORECAST: A few light rain showers will depart the Northeast this morning; otherwise high pressure will provide dry weather throughout the East today. More significant weather will be found in the central Plains as a storm system triggers showers and thunderstorms. Rain and snow showers will be widely scattered throughout much of the West as a broad upper-level trough will be in place.







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ide-leg pants, fringe, embroidered tops and maxi-length skirts — this spring designers have moved from modernizing the ’80s to updating the ’70s. • The loose, almost

shapeless tops have merged with the still-strong ladylike look, creating feminine blouses that forgive yet aren’t easy to forget. And those jute rope soles of espadrilles are back, but the vibe is more haute than casual.



Top: Platforms are cleaned up and made elegant. Here, INC Cameo sandals in bone, $79, Macy’s. Middle: Cascading earrings echo the decade’s groovy cool. Here, Juicy Couture pink chain earrings, $58, Nordstrom. Bottom: Remember, the ’70s were called the ’glam decade.’ Here, Santi jeweled clutch, $228, Nordstrom. Right: Skirts and dresses have longer lengths, offering coverage and a romantic whimsy or an elegant reserve. Botanical crossway dress, $188, Coclico ’Nilla’ peeptoe wedges, $329, Vert & Vogue.

Languid length breezes into warm-weather styles The Associated Press

NEW YORK — The temperatures are slowly rising to spring-like conditions around the country, but don’t expect hemlines to follow. The big trend for the season is longer lengths — below-the-knee skirts, maxi dresses and flared-leg trousers. These flowing silhouettes bring with them well-deserved freedom from the multiple layers and heavy fabrics that were de rigueur over the course of a storm-filled winter. Consider the new shapes a breath of fresh air, says Patrick Robinson, creative director for Gap. “When you come out of such a hard winter, I think people will be looking for soft, easy clothes that you can wear only in the spring. ... You want

“We’ve done the sharp edges. ... We want the softer pieces to remind us of the change in seasons — it’s a trigger for your mind. We want things that help us feel carefree. I think we miss it.” Patrick Robinson, Creative director for Gap

Tracy Reese’s Spring 2011 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York.

contrast,” he says. “I always use clothes to tell me what time of year it is.” The looser and more languid look also seems a commentary on shoppers’ collective state of mind, too. Perhaps they are willing to give up the sleek, fitted armor they wore to do battle with the recession. Retail sales were stronger in February than economists expected, with a 4.2 percent increase, and that came off a similar increase in January and the best holiday season since 2006. Robinson says consumers had been looking for protection but now they’re looking for signs of optimism. “We’ve done the sharp

edges. ... We want the softer pieces to remind us of the change in seasons — it’s a trigger for your mind. We want things that help us feel carefree. I think we miss it.” The wide-cuff, long-leg pants are for many women an easier way to move into this look, says Lisa Axelson, Ann Taylor senior vice president of design. Start there, with a skinny, brightly colored belt and a T-shirt or blouse, she advises. Once you’re used to creating a triangular shape with a pared-down top, you’ll be ready when it’s bare-leg weather for the skirts, pencil or pleated, or even the maxi. (Imagine the oppoSee LONGER, Page 2C


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site effect of a strong-shouldered jacket with skinny pants, she says.) Marie Claire editor-in-chief Joanna Coles already has her new printed Prada skirt that hits her knee, which she’ll pair with a crisp white buttondown, but she thinks anything longer takes careful consideration and effort. “There are a lot of maxi dresses, and they’re easy for day-to-night dressing, but they’re hard to wear to the office if it’s conservative at all,” Coles says. “A calf-length skirt is on trend, but it’s not as flattering as knee-length. What you can’t go wrong with is a bottom that really flatters you. If wide-leg pants make you look three times wider than you are, don’t wear them.”

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She is a fan of the pencil skirt, calling it “almost universally flattering.” Kelly Golden, owner of the upscale Chicago-area boutique Neapolitan, expects young women to fully embrace the maxi, with its bohemian vibe, but she thinks the neater, mid-calf skirt will do better overall. “The ’40s silhouette, a suit with a cropped jacket or a fitted blouse, is a very ladylike way to do the longer length.” The ’70s, however, is the decade to channel right now, according to Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, chief merchandising officer of Gilt Groupe. The way to do it — whether you The Derek Lam Spring 2011 opt for long and lean, or loose collection. and ethereal — is to wear it with the confidence of a cool Ali McGraw type. “I think one should always dress for your body type and style. Don’t embrace something because it’s on the runway, embrace it because it works for you and your life.”

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REUNIONS Coughlin High School Class of 1948 will meet for a Dutch-treat luncheon at noon on Wednesday at Norm’s Pizza and Eatery, 275 N. Sherman St., WilkesBarre. For reservations call Janet Kosek at 822-3696, Dorothy Petroski at 824-7128 or Marie Merritt at 824-6476.

G.A.R. Memorial High School Class of 1951 will meet for a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Andy Perugino’s Restaurant, 258 Charles St., Luzerne. All classmates, spouses and friends are invited. To make reservations, call Gil at 824-9425, or Marilyn at 288-3102.

Hanover Area High School Class of 1986 will hold its 25th anniversary reunion on July 17 at The Woodlands Inn and Resort. Cost is $80 per person which includes everything. A headcount is due soon. Classmates are also being sought. Anyone with information on classmates, or who

would like to make reservations, can contact Suzanne Skrip Haines at or 920-6042258, or Jennifer Kravitz Selinsky at or 570267-1730.

Jenkins Township High School Class of 1961 will hold a reunion meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Tony’s Pizza, City Line Plaza. All class members are invited. Information is being sought on the following class members, Barbara Fee, Connie Paczkowski, Geraldine Segeda, Carol Reddington, Patricia Burke, Mary Kaye Judge, David Walker, Lorraine Gobish and Joseph Dziedzic. Anyone with information, contact Joan at 6541590 or

Pittston High School Class of 1957 will resume meetings at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Tony’s Pizza, City Line Plaza, Pittston. Plans will be made for the 55th anniversary reunion to be held Labor Day weekend 2012. All classmates are invited to attend.

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Classes of 1956 are planning a 55th anniversary reunion on Oct. 2 at Apple Tree Terrace. The committee will meet at 1 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Andy’s Diner, North River Street, Plains Township, to discuss arrangements. All classmates are invited to attend.

St. Nicholas High School Class of 1961 will hold its 50th anniversary reunion on Oct. 15 at The Café, Route 315, Wilkes-Barre.

Classes 1985 to 2005 will hold a reunion from 3-10 p.m. on Sept. 17 at Konefal’s Grove. Tickets will be on sale as follows: 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Ono’s, Kingston; and from 4-6 p.m. on May 7 and 28, June 1 1 and 25, July 2 and 23, Aug. 6, 20 and 27 and Sept. 3 at Curry Donuts, Edwardsville. Baskets to be auctioned will be available for viewing at these times. T-shirts will also be available for purchase prior to the reunion. For more information contact Jeri at 262-0492.

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Caleb M. Jumper Allison P. Brown Allison Paige Brown, daughter of Allen and Nicole Brown, Nanticoke, is celebrating her fifth birthday today, April 7. Allison is a granddaughter of Frank and Susanne Czapla, Alden, and Albert and Lynn Brown, Nanticoke. She is a great-granddaughter of Albert and Myrtle Paige, Nanticoke; Bernard Cywinski, Sheatown; the late Arvilla Cywinski; the late Frank and Eleanore Czapla; and the late Albert and Viola Brown. Allison has two brothers, Collin, 9, and Owen, 7, and a sister, Emersyn, 1.

Caleb Michael Jumper, son of Brad and Michelle Jumper, Mountain Top, is celebrating his first birthday today, April 7. Caleb is a grandson of Pete Duda and the late Betty Duda, WilkesBarre, and Lynn Jumper and the late Richard Jumper, Dallas. He is a great-grandson of Dave and Eve Marchesini, West Wyoming, and the late Pete and Rose Duda.

Kip Miller Kip Miller, son of Heidi and Gary Miller, Pringle, is celebrating his eighth birthday today, April 7. Kip is a grandson of Dan and Jean Miller, Swoyersville; Linda Nagy, Edwardsville; and Bob and Joanne Erikson, Bayville, N.J. He is a great-grandson of Margaret Nagy, Kingston, and Emily Miller, Swoyersville. Kip has a brother, Kacy, 4, and a sister, Madelyn, 1.

Penn State Wilkes-Barre students spend break at Grand Canyon Seven students from the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Chapter of Penn State University’s Schreyer Honors College recently spent their spring break studying the indigenous people of the west rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona as part of an honors course offered this spring at the university. Led by faculty members and honor society advisers Joseph Jumpeter, assistant professor of music, and William Bachman, instructor in communications, the group traveled to the Hualapai Indian Reservation. Timothy Hunter, a Hualapai elder, accompanied the group on its stops to the main information center, Eagle Point, Grand Canyon Sky Walk, Native American Village and Guano Point. Hunter described Hualapai culture, customs, the creation story and contemporary issues facing the tribe in the 21st century. At the reservation, from left: Kyle Casterline, Shickshinny; Bradford Lapsansky, Plains Township; Megan Millo, Dallas; Sara Stepanski, Sweet Valley; Timothy Graham, Dallas; Bradley Calaman, Carlisle; Clinton Sorber, Sweet Valley; Gale Bachman; William Bachman; and Jumpeter.

Mallory G. Taney Ryan P. Kane Jacob R. Dezinski Jacob R. Dezinski, son of John and Janet Dezinski, Exeter, is celebrating his second birthday today, April 7. Jacob is a grandson of Linda and Steve Sudosky, Plains Township; Shirley Dezinski and the late Paul Dezinski Sr., Exeter; and the late John Stempien, Dupont. He has twin brothers, John and Tyler, 8, and a sister, Tiffany, 12.

Ryan P. Kane, son of Thomas and Christine Kane, Hanover Township, is celebrating his eighth birthday today, April 7. Ryan is a grandson of Robert and Marcia Novicenskie, Laflin, and the late Paul and Mary Kane, Exeter. He is a great-grandson of Anna Mihalik, Mount Carmel. Ryan has a sister, Emily, 5.

Mallory Grace Taney, daughter of Jason and Melissa Taney, Nanticoke, is celebrating her sixth birthday today, April 7. Mallory is a granddaughter of Harry and Cindy Williams, Nescopeck, and Robert and Darlene Taney, Pond Hill. She is a great-granddaughter of Donald and Helen Taney, Pond Hill.

Misericordia University to celebrate National Library Week with events The Mary Kintz Bevevino Library at Misericordia University has scheduled a book sale and a slate of events to celebrate National Library Week from April 10-16. The theme of the national celebration is ‘Create Your Own Story.’ Throughout the week, multiple events and contests will be held. The library will also accept canned goods as payment for library fines. All canned goods that are collected will be donated to the Back Mountain Food Pantry. Friends of the library can also renew their memberships or new members can register by April 18 to become eligible for prizes. More information on the library and the week’s events is available at, or by contacting Colleen Newhart, National Library Week coordinator, at 570-674-3036 or Library staff members who are participating in the planning of the events, from left, first row, are Newhart, Joan Yamrick, Gail Wyberski, Susan Lazur, Martha Stevenson, Jean Dobinick, Beth Spaciano and Peggy Leonhart. Second row: David Marks, Chris Mahoney, Jennifer Luksa and Sameera Redkar.

Haylie J. Dearmitt Haylie Jayne Dearmitt, daughter of Patrick and Amanda Dearmitt, Kingston, is celebrating her fourth birthday today, April 7. Haylie is a granddaughter of Karen Miller and Christine and Wayne Smith, all of Plymouth; Clarence Givens, Harding; Pat and Sheryl Dearmitt, Larksville; and Ron and Lynn Miller, Shavertown. She has a brother, Austin, 2.

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Bria Moore, an eighth-grade student at St. Mary’s Assumption School, recently took part in the Regional National History Day Competition at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. She presented an individual performance on the debate between a woman’s place in the workforce or the home. She received second place in the region and will advance to the Statewide National History Day Competition on May 1 1 at Millersville University.

Oliver Benjamin Larrabee, son of Kim and David Larrabee, Drums, is celebrating his sixth birthday today, April 7. Oliver is a grandson of Leo and Geri Plocicki, Wanamie, and Kathy Smith, New Albany. He has a sister, Summer Rose, 4.

Moore is the daughter of Gary and Kammy Moore, Laflin.

Automotive Service Excellence style exam included all eight ASE categories, brakes, suspension and steering, electrical, engine repair, engine performance, heating and air condiMike Parkhurst tioning, automatic transmissions and and Joe Rusinko, manual transmissions. Parkhurst is a seniors at Tunktechnician at Shupp’s Auto Repair hannock Area and Rusinko is a technician at TunkMoore High School, won hannock Auto Mart. Parkhurst also the Northampton Community Colwon an award from the Pennsylvania lege Automotive Competition on Automotive Association for the March 16 in Bethlehem. Both students highest score on the qualifying exam earned scholarship offers from NHCC as part of its competition. based on their performance. The

Memorial Talent Show to honor late Gate of Heaven teacher The outreach ministry from Gate of Heaven Church, ‘Changing Habits,’ and the Gate of Heaven School will present a Memorial Talent Show in memory of teacher Anne Lohin at 3 p.m. on May 1 in the school gymnasium. Lohin was a teacher at Gate of Heaven School and the accompanist for the outreach ministry. Admission is a donation which will be used for a Gate of Heaven scholarship and the ‘Changing Habits’ ministry. There will be a variety of talent performing in the show. The deadline for accepting sponsors and participants is today. For more information call the church at 675-2121. Some of the event coordinators, from left, are Sheila Bonawitz, Lynn Jones, Joan Keating, Jackie Soper, Marcia Matthews, Marilyn O’Connell, Abe Simon, Kippie Morgan and Barbara Edwards.


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IN BRIEF DALLAS: Misericordia University Admissions Department will hold an Open House for adult learners and transfer students from 4-7 p.m. on April 26 in the Catherine Evans McGowan Room of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library. New majors and formats include the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree now fully online and the RN to BSN degree also fully online. The campus is also offering new majors in Government, Law and National Security, which prepares students for career ad-

vancement in the areas of homeland security, government, law enforcement and a Nonprofit Management and Fundraising specialty within the Master of Organizational Management degree. For more information, contact the Admissions Office at 570674-6791, or go online at NANTICOKE: Luzerne County Community College will hold an information night for its hospitality and culinary programs from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Joseph A. Paglianite Culinary Institute. Information regarding the


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Dr. Charles M. Carpenter Attends ALD 2011 Lasers in Dentistry, ALD’s 18th Annual Laser Dentistry Conference, Notes Advances in Dental Care San Diego, California, USA – The 18th Annual Academy of Laser Dentistry Conference was held March 3-5, 2011 in San Diego, California at The Loews Coronado Bay Resort. Dr. Charles M. Carpenter of Carpenter Dental joined over 250 dentists, physicians, research scientists, and dental hygienists in a collective effort of world talent to learn new techniques and applications. Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Turkey and the United States were well represented in this summit gathering. Both lectures and hands-on courses were offered. As lasers have become a well accepted part of routine dental care, new procedure protocols are being established. Various clinical protocols are presented for discussion and refinement at this prestigious meeting. Only a small number of dentists currently use lasers to improve their patients’ health. Find out how to find a laser dentist in your area by going to or Carpenter Dental at (570) 331-0909 for more information. Dr. Charles M. Carpenter The Academy of Laser Dentistry is an international professional membership association of dental practitioners and supporting organizations dedicated to improving the health and well being of patients through the safe and effective use of laser technology.

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Readers agree: Girl’s promiscuity is no cause for her mother’s pride Dear Abby: I’m the mother of two boys who are 12 and 13. The letter from “Terrified for My Niece in the Southwest” (Feb. 16) horrified me. The aunt who wrote the letter said her sister “bragged” about how popular her 14-year-old daughter is because she gives oral sex to the boys. I know kids are curious and experiment at this age, but it’s disturbing that the mother of this girl doesn’t see that her actions are dangerous and can lead to more serious sexual situations. If she were MY niece, I would speak up and let Mom know exactly how I felt in hopes that she would recognize how inappropriate

DEAR ABBY ADVICE her daughter’s actions are. Pregnancy can become a harsh reality to a parent who was blind to the seriousness of her child’s actions. — Yvette in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. Dear Yvette: Thank you for writing. Many readers were equally disturbed by that letter, and a few even questioned its authenticity. I spoke to the aunt who wrote the letter. She verified that she had written it and everything she said was true. Perhaps the following responses will serve as a wake-up call for teens AND parents:


Dear Abby: I have been a criminal investigator for more than 38 years and can state with certainty that having sex with Naomi is a FELONY in most, if not all, states, particularly if the boy is over the age of 16. At 14, this girl is not able to give consent. What is happening is considered an act of rape, even if it is voluntary. Someone needs to intervene NOW before some “innocent” boy gets charged with a crime. I’ve handled too many cases where boys have been charged with rape when the girl gets angry at him for no reason. The welfare of all the children is at stake! — “Snooper” in Wisconsin Dear Abby: This letter literally makes the hair on the back of my


neck stand up when I think about a mother who would BRAG about something like this to family and do nothing about it. That mother is in desperate need of counseling, and Naomi is in desperate need of guidance because, obviously, she’s not getting any from her mom. I wonder if her dad has any idea what’s going on? — A Mom in Great Falls, Mont. Dear Abby: This girl’s mother is abdicating her responsibilities as a parent and indirectly condoning and encouraging her daughter’s promiscuous behavior. The emotional damage could be irreparable. Naomi is being used and abused by any young man with whom she is involved. The aunt should talk to her sister and, if there

is a father in the house, he needs to know about his daughter. In my opinion, that mother wants her daughter to be popular for all the wrong reasons. Mom sounds like someone who sat on the sidelines in high school and never understood that what makes a person popular is the ability to carry on an intelligent conversation, get good grades, provide community service and so on. Pity! — Barbara in Kalamazoo, Mich. To receive a collection of Abby’s most memorable — and most frequently requested — poems and essays, send a business-sized, self-addressed envelope, plus check or money order for $3.95 ($4.50 in Canada) to: Dear Abby’s “Keepers,” P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Postage is included.)



ARIES (March 21-April 19). Your agenda may not be so easily sold on its own. But when you piggyback your plan with one that is already positioned to succeed, you’ll have a smash hit on your hands. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). The same guidelines that were put in place to keep order and create safety are now stifling your freedom and limiting your joy. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You have an appropriate command of your space. You send all the right signals so that others come close when you need them to hear and see you and stay far away when you prefer to be alone. CANCER (June 22-July 22). The initial impression someone made years ago is still affecting the way you think of this person today. But something will happen to change all of that. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You are bright and capable — a natural choice to lead the group. And yet you may not feel that you want the extra responsibility that comes with the role. You’ll find a way to lead without being the official leader. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You’ll influence those who see you as serious and knowledgeable. To help this image along, move more slowly than everyone else. Your every gesture will seem to have greater importance. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Though you look forward to having downtime when you can recharge your energy, you still have a ways to go. Take short breaks instead of long ones. Distractions abound.


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Looking for that special place called home? Classified will address Your needs. Open the door with classified! LEGAL NOTICE Luzerne Bank, 118 Main St., Luzerne, Pennsylvania, intends to apply to the Federal Reserve Board for permission to purchase select assets and assume the liabilities of a branch, located at 10 Dessen Drive, Hazle Township, Pennsylvania, of First Columbia Bank and Trust Company, 232 East Street, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. The Federal Reserve considers a number of factors in deciding whether to approve the application, including the record of performance of applicant banks in helping to meet local credit needs. You are invited to submit comments in writing on this application to Dede Myers at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadel-phia, Ten Indepen-dence Mall, Phila-delphia, PA 19106. The comment period will not end before May 6, 2011. The Board’s procedures for processing applications may be found at 12 C.F.R. Part 262. Proced-ures for processing protested applications may be found at 12 C.F.R. 262.25. To obtain a copy of the Federal Reserve Board’s procedures, or if you need more information about how to submit your comments on the application, contact Dede Myers, Vice President and Community Affairs Officer, at (215) 5746482. The Federal Reserve will consider your comments and any request for a public meeting or formal hearing on the application if they are received in writing by the Reserve Bank on or before the last day of the comment period.


Full size 4 wheel drive trucks


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PFA Violations Reasonable prices. Call for a free consultation. (570) 239-7340.


Health Care Services

Experienced Care Giver Available

To Help With Daily needs. Trustful & Reliable. References. Call (908) 240-2194



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Guaranteed Low Fees Payment Plan! Colleen Metroka 570-592-4796 Bankruptcy $595 Guaranteed Low Fees Atty Kurlancheek 825-5252 W-B DIVORCE No Fault $295 Atty. Kurlancheek 800-324-9748 W-B Divorce, Custody, Support, PFA FREE Consultation. Atty. Josianne Aboutanos Wilkes-Barre 570-208-1118


for all legal matters Attorney Ron Wilson 570-822-2345

Attorney Keith Hunter

Bankruptcies MAHLER, LOHIN & ASSOCIATES (570) 718-1118

SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY Free Consultation. Contact Atty. Sherry Dalessandro 570-823-9006

Autos under $5000


2 DOOR SPORT Silver, 97,000 miles. Good condition. Includes snow tires. $3,700. 570-313-0462 Call after 5PM

MERCEDES-BENZ `86 190 E 4 cylinder gas engine. 125,000 miles. Clean, runs excellent. $2,000 Call 570-328-7370

VOLKSWAGEN `01 PASSAT GLS WAGON Satin Silver Metallic.

1.8L 4 cylinder turbo. Cold weather package & traction control. 101,700 miles. Great condition. Asking $4,300 (570) 417-7678

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Tech Package. Leather Seats. Moonroof $19,880

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924

ACURA `00 INTEGRA GS Coupe. 1 owner,

AUDI ‘01 A6 2.7 T Quattro, dark




clean title. 106K, automatic. Leather interior, all power, remote start, moonroof, alloy wheels and more! $4,000 570-709-4137



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Don't fly with Lee Westwood! That would never happen with Captain Dorrance. We are here and ready to go...The Shiva Shufflers and the Walker...Ben talked to Ben yesterday. They discussed LRB and Harvey... Christian should have updated his roster...Big day for A.K. and Stricker.



ATVs/Dune Buggies


Honda 120 motor, Kirkey seat, new brake system, A-Main feature wins Asphalt/Dirt, Many Extras, Value $6,000, Sell for $2,999 Call (570) 954-2749

SUZUKI ’00 QUAD MASTER 4x4, auto, 520

miles, winch, heated grips. $4,650. 570-239-2877

SUZUKI`07 KING QUAD 4x4, automatic,

620 miles. $3,200. (570) 592-8514


Excellent condition, 200 hours. Priced to sell. $6,500 or best offer. Call Keith 570-971-4520


gray with tan leather interior, automatic transmission, 135k highway miles, fully loaded, well maintained, $7900. 570-675-3808

AUDI `02 A4 3.0, V6, AWD

automatic, tiptronic transmission. Fully loaded, leather interior. 92,000 miles. Good condition. Asking $9,500. Call (570) 417-3395

AUDI `05 A4

Turbo, Navy Blue with grey leather interior, fully loaded automatic. 93,000 miles. All records. Excellent condition. 4 new tires & new brakes. Asking $10,000 or best offer. Call for info 417-2010 Days 779-4325 Nights


83K miles. Beautiful condition. Newly re-done interior leather & carpeting. $13,500. 570-313-3337

BMW `04 325i

Autos under $5000

CHEVROLET `99 ASTRO VAN 56,000 miles, 4.3

cylinder engine, automatic. Clean. $2,500. Call (570) 829-0549


leather interior. Infiniti sound system. 151k miles. REDUCED! $1,300 or best offer. 570-283-8202

5 Speed. Like New!! New Tires, tinted windows, sun roof, black leather interior. Only 57,000 Miles!!! PRICE REDUCED TO $14,000!! For more info, call (570) 762-3714

CHEVROLET 2010 CAMARO V-6 Victory Red, black interior, all bells and whistles. $25,000 570-706-6489

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BMW `93 325 IC Convertible,

CHEVY ‘04 MALIBU Affordable.

FORD `07 MUSTANG GT Premium package,


1009 Penn Ave Scranton 18509 Across from Scranton Prep

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08 CHYSLER 300 black, V6 06 DODGE STRATUS RT, Black, sunroof, wing, 31,000 miles 05 JAGUAR X-TYPE 3.0, hunter green, tan leather (AWD) 03 HYUNDAI ACCENT White, 4 door, 4cyl. 66,000 miles 01 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX GT, whte, 4 dr., V6 01 AUDI S8 QUATRO Burg./tan lthr., Nav., 360 HP, AWD 01 AUDI A8 L cashmere beige, tan lthr., nav., AWD 01 AUDI A8 L green, tan leather navigation, AWD Blk, auto, sun roof 01 VW CABRIOLET Silver, Brown top, 5-spd, convertible 00 MERCEDES-BENZ S-430 slvr/blck lthr., 64,000 miles 98 HONDA CIVIC EX, 2 dr, auto, silver 77 Pontiac Firebird Black V6, T-Tops 73 VW BEETLE CONV. olympic blu, blck top, 4 speed


07 CHEVY EQUINOX LT grey, V6 AWD 07 DODGE NITRO SXT, garnet red, V6, 4x4 06 DODGE RAM 1500 SLT, quad cab, hemi, blk, 4 dr., 4x4 06 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY TOURING red, 4 dr., 7 pass., mini van 06 DAKOTA QUAD CAB SLT, silver, auto., V6, 4x4 06 JEEP LIBERTY SPORT white, V6, 4x4 05 MAZDA TRIBUTE S, green, auto, V6, 4x4 05 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER PREMIUM, Silver, black leather, 3rd seat, AWD 05 CHEVY EQUINOX Silver, 4 door, 4x4 05 FORD EXPLORER XLT, white 4 door 4x4 04 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO, Special Edition. Grey, sunroof, 4x4 04 CHEVY TRAILBLAZ ER, seafoam grn/tan lthr., 4x4 04 GMC ENVOY XUV slvr., 4 dr., V6, 4x4 04 DODGE DURANGO LIMITED, Sandstone, tan leather, 3rd seat, 4x4 04 DODGE RAM 1500 SLT, quad cab, hemi, silver, 4x4 04 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER PREMIUM Gold tan leather, 3rd seat, 4x4 04 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER LS, white, V6, 4x4 04 KIA SEDONA EX, green, tan leather, 7 pass. mini van 04 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO gold, 4 dr., V6, 4x4 03 FORD WINDSTAR LX, green, 4 door, entertainment sys. 7 pass. minivan 03 DAKOTA CLUB SXT blu, V6, 4x4 03 CHEVY 1500, V8, X-cab, white, 4x4 02 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER PREMIUM, white, tan leather, 3rd seat, 4x4 02 GMC SONOMA SLS, X-cab, slvr, 4x4 01 DODGE RAM 1500 regular cab, 4x4, with cap 98 FORD F-150, regular cab pick up green, auto 4x4

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

BUICK ‘07 LUCERNE One Owner. Leather, CD, Alloy Wheels $16,450

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924

CADILLAC ‘06 STS AWD, 6 cylinder, Silver, 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


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

CHEVROLET `05 TAHOE Z71 Silver birch with

grey leather interior, 3rd row seating, rear A/C & heat, 4WD automatic with traction control, 5.3l engine, moonroof, rear DVD player. Bose stereo + many more options. Immaculate condition. 76,000 adult driven miles. $15,600. Call (570) 378-2886 & ask for Joanne

Excellent condition. Runs great. New rotors, new brakes. Just serviced. 108,000 miles. Asking $8,000. (570) 709-8492

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924


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

DODGE ‘08 CHARGER One Owner. Local Trade. $13,942

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924

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.

CHEVROLET `86 CORVETTE 4x3 manual, 3 overdrive, 350 engine with aluminum heads. LT-1 exhaust system. White with red pearls. Custom flames in flake. New tires & hubs. 1 owner. 61,000 original miles. $8,500 (570) 359-3296 Ask for Les

Extended cab. Auto. Power steering, a/c. 40k miles. 20-22 mpg. 2 wheel drive. $12,600, negotiable. 570-678-5040


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

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


2 door, 5 speed, air, power windows & locks, sun roof, CD, cruise & alloys. Excellent condition, very well maintained with service records, remaining Honda warranty. 65K, $10,500. 570-706-0921


Sport SI. Red, with black interior, 75,000 miles. 6 speed, spoiler and body kit. Tinted windows,

Reduced $11,900 (570) 714-0384

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DODGE `01 STRATUS SE HYUNDAI ‘11 SONATA 4 door, automatic GLS, automatic.

Power windows, seats & locks . V6, Asking $2,900. Call (570) 819-3140 or (570) 709-5677


Low mileage, One owner $7,984

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924

‘07 TAURUS SE CHEVROLET `09 FORD CD AND ALLOYS $9,880 EQUINOX Low mileage, 15000


CADILLAC `04 SEVILLE SLS Beige. Fully loaded

With Warranty. $6,992

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924


AWD, V6 & Alloys $21,920

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924

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


Convertible, 55,000 original miles 5.0 auto, some engine upgrades. Garaged showcar. $8200 (570) 283-8235

Only 2,400 miles. $20,750

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924


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


4WD, 6 cylinder auto. Moonroof. Fully powered. New brakes & tires. 94,000 highway miles. $11,500 (570) 822-6334


Maroon with beige interior. All options. 78,000 miles. Still under warranty. Received 60,000 mile servicing. New tires. KBB Value $8,500. Asking only $7,900. A Must See! (570) 457-0553

LEXUS `98 LS 400

Excellent condition, garage kept, 1 owner. Must see. Low mileage, 90K. Leather interior. All power. GPS navigation, moon roof, cd changer. Loaded. Asking $10,000. Call 570-706-6156


1 owner. Low miles. V6, All leather. Asking $5,800. Call (570) 819-3140 (570) 709-5677

MAZDA `04 3

Hatchback, 92,000 miles. Excellent condition. auto, sunroof, premium sound and alloy wheels. $8,300 (570) 864-2337



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Rare, Exclusive Opportunity To Own...

46,000 miles, Triple coated Pearlized White. Showroom condition. $18,900. 570-814-4926 or (570) 654-2596




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

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

MAZDA `10 3i SPORT 16,000 miles, black. 3 Year/36,000 mile warranty. AC, power windows. ABS. Excellent condition. Asking $13,900 (570) 283-1165

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,

‘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


13,000 Original Miles Exquisite Red with candy clear coat, black top with beige leather interior. Digital gauge package & optional chrome & gold alloy wheels. Convertible. Beautiful, Must Sell! $31,000 $29,900


removable hard top, 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

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


From an Exotic, Private Collection


MERCEDES-BENZ `06 C-CLASS Silver with leather

interior. Good condition. 34,000 miles. $15,000 Negotiable (570) 885-5956

Line up a place to live in classified!

MERCURY `95 GRAND MARQUIS 4 door, V8, fully

loaded, moon roof, new tires & brakes. Interior & exterior in excellent shape. 2 owners. Call (570) 822-6334 or (570) 970-9351



Legals/ Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Dallas Township Board of Supervisors shall convene a public hearing on Thursday, April 28, 2011, at 7:00P.M. local time at the Dallas Township Municipal Building, 601 Tunkhannock Highway, Dallas, PA 18612. The purpose of the public hearing shall be to consider and solicit public input and comment on two proposed Ordinances amending the Dallas Township Zoning Ordinance. A summary of the subject Ordinance and amendments therein, are as follows: Ordinance 1. The amendments within this Ordinance are designed to regulate the development, production, compression, processing, transmission and metering of oil and gas and related facilities authorized by approval of a zoning permit as a conditional use in designated zoning districts within the Township, including but not limited to, supplemental regulations addressing special criteria, standards, conditions and requirements applicable to defined uses and activities regulated within the subject Ordinance. Ordinance 2. The purpose of this Ordinance is to repeal the following provisions of the Dallas Township Zoning Ordinance: A. Repeal in its entirety Article 323, Uses Not Addressed Within Ordinance, which reads as follows: SECTION 323 USES NOT ADDRESSED WITHIN ORDINANCE Whenever, in any district established under this Ordinance, a use is neither specifically permitted nor denied and an application is made by a landowner to the Zoning Officer for such use, the Zoning Officer shall refer the application to the Zoning Hearing Board to hear and decide such request as a special exception. The Board shall have the authority to permit the use or deny the use in accordance with the standards governing special exception applications. The proposed use may be permitted only if it is determined to be similar to and compatible with permitted uses in the district and in no way is in conflict with the general purposes and intent of this Ordinance. The burden of proof shall be upon the applicant to demonstrate that the proposed use would meet the standards and criteria for a special exception as contained in Section 1510.2 of this Ordinance and would not be detrimental to the public health, safety and welfare and/or environmental features and characteristics of the site and/or surrounding areas. B. Repeal the term “Excavation and Extraction of Minerals” as conditional use in the Conservation District under Article 5, Subsection 501.4. C. Repeal the term “Excavation and Extraction of Minerals” as conditional use in the General Industrial District under Article 5, Subsection 508.4. A copy of the full text of each the above summarized Ordinances are on file and available for public inspection during normal business hours at The Times Leader News, 15 North Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711, at the Luzerne County Law Library, Luzerne County Court House, 200 North River Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711, and at the Dallas Township Municipal Building, 601 Tunkhannock Highway, Dallas, PA 18612. Subject to the payment of a fee equal to the cost of reproduction, any person wishing to secure a copy of either Ordinance, may do so by contacting the Dallas Township Assistant Secretary, Nancy Balutis, at the Dallas Township Municipal Building (570)674-2007. Notice is further given that the Dallas Township Board of Supervisors shall consider adoption and enactment of the above summarized Ordinances at a regular monthly meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at 7:30P.M. local time at the Dallas Township Municipal Building, 601 Tunkhannock Highway, Dallas, PA 18612. Ms. Nancy Balutis, Dallas Township Assistant Secretary Dallas Township

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

SALEEN `02 SE 281 silver MERCEDES-BENZ `95 Convertible, on black, garage kept, Production SL 500 #351. 14,500 Convertible, with

Blue, convertible, 40th Anniversary Model. 47,000 miles. Minor repairs. $7,500 or best offer. Call 973-271-1030

Call 570-650-0278

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MERCEDES-BENZ `73 PORSCHE `02 BOXSTER S 450SL Great convertible, Convertible with black top, 6 speed

Blue-Sapphire Beauty! Beautiful condition. Garage kept 26,000 miles. All available options fully loaded. 4 door. Grey leather interior $7,900

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

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Pure silver metallic. Roof & mirror caps in black. Tartan red cloth / panther black leather interior. Black bonnet stripes. Automatic. Steptronic paddles. Dual moon roofs, Cockpit chrono package, convenience, cold weather (heated seats) & premium packages. Dynamic stability control. Xenon headlights, front and rear fog lights. Parking distance control. HarmonKardon sound system. Chrome line interior. Mint condition. 17,000 miles. Must Drive! $21,500 570-341-7822



Red with black top. 6,500 miles. One Owner. Excellent Condition. $18,500 570-760-5833


Auto, one owner, Local trade $11,435

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924


SE, special edition. 59,000 miles. Auto, fwd, 4 cyl., original owner. Fully loaded, AM/FM CD changer. Power driver seat, anti-theft alarm, excellent condition $9,900 570-283-1165

NISSAN `06 SENTRA 1.8 S, Special

Edition, Power steering, brakes, windows & locks. 6 CD changer. Excellent condition, 43K. $12,500. 570-881-6897


Low mileage, 18000 miles, automatic, front wheel drive, 4 door, antilock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, power seats, all power, cruise control, GPS/navigation system, AM/FM radio, CD changer, Mp3 player, keyless entry, leather interior, sun/moon roof, rear defroster, new floor mats, Winter Frost pearl paint, heated seats, side mirror defroster, backup camera, auto rear view mirror dimmer, Bluetooth, phone, nav., & radio controls on steering wheel, 4.5 years remaining on 7 year 100,000 miles Nissan bumper to bumper Premium Warranty included, EXCELLENT CONDITION Altima HYBRID 35city/33 highway mpg. $18,900. 570-371-9001 Call after 5:00 p.m.

Selling your Camper? Place an ad and find a new owner. 570-829-7130

PONTIAC ‘69 FIREBIRD 400 CONVERTIBLE Blue/white top & white interior. Recent documented frame-off restoration. Over $31,000 invested. will sell $21,500. 570-335-3127

miles. Asking $23,500, Serious inquiries only! 570-477-3600


Low mileage, 42,000 miles, 4 speed, front wheel drive, 2 door, antilock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, cruise control, AM/FM radio, CD player, Mp3 player, keyless entry, sun/moon roof, rear defroster, tinted windows. $14,200. (570) 443-7522 Call before 9:30 p.m.

SUBARU ‘06 LEGACY SE - CERTIFIED AWD, automatic moonroof $14,990

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924


Air, new tires & brakes, 31,000 miles, great condition. $11,995. 570-836-1673


Automatic, traction control, remote start. $14,680

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924


65,000 miles, good condition, keyless entry, cassette/ radio + snow tires. $12,500 570-474-5268

TOYOTA `06 AVALON New tires, new

brakes, Inspected March 4, AC, AVPS, Fully loaded, 18,000 mile bumper to bumper warranty. 90,000 miles. $12,900. (570) 881-3712


Camry SE. 56,000 miles. Red, alloy wheels, black cloth interior. Will consider trade. $14,200 (570) 793-9157


T-top, 5 speed. AM/FM/CD, AC, power antenna. New tires. No rust. Great condition.


(570) 708-0269 after 6:00PM

Volkswagen ‘03 GTI moonroof, 5 speed, loaded,$9750 excellent condition, 570-578-2149


Great running condition. Red with cloth interior, power door locks, power windows, power moon roof, 5 speed, just serviced, 117k. Asking $5,300 570-885-2162


Blue. AM/FM cassette. Air. Automatic. Power roof, windows, locks & doors. Boot cover for top. 22k. Excellent condition. Garage kept. Reduced $14,000 570-822-1976 Leave Message

VOLVO `98 V90 Wagon. Silver with

gray leather. 120K. Rear Wheel Drive. 6 cylinder. 24 MPG highway. Sunroof, CD, good inspection. Recent starter & battery. Newer tires. $4,395 or best offer. Call 570-822-6785

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Leather Interior, Alloys, Moon Roof $13,840

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924

VW `05 JETTA Silver with black

interior. Auto. Sunroof. All options. Excellent condition. 1 owner. 33K miles. Asking $13,500. Call 570-693-2129 Leave Message

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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

CHEVROLET `69 NOVA SS clone. 350

engine, 290 Horsepower. 10 bolt posirear. PowerGlide transmission. Power disc brake kit. Over $20,000 invested, sacrifice at $11,000. (Wilkes-Barre) Call 732-397-8030

CHEVROLET `79 CORVETTE L-48 All Corvette options, all original, new Good Year tires, new mufflers, just tuned. 46,000 miles. $6,500 or best offer 570-262-2845 or 570-239-6969

CHEVY `66 BEL AIR 2 door post car, in

good condition for age. Serious inquiries only, call for details. $8,500 or best offer. Call Steve at 570-407-0531

CHEVY `68 CAMARO SS 396 automatic, 400 transmission, clean interior, runs good, 71K, garage kept, custom paint, Fire Hawk tires, Krager wheels, well maintained. $23,900 Negotiable 570-693-2742

CHEVY`75 CAMARO 350 V8. Original

owner. Automatic transmission. Rare tuxedo silver / black vinyl top with black naugahyde interior. Never damaged. $6,000. Call 570-489-6937

CHRYSLER `49 WINDSOR Silver / gray, 4 door

sedan. 6 cylinder flathead, fluid drive. 45,000 original miles. Just like new! REDUCED $15,000 Call Jim: 570-654-2257


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


4 door, Convertible, 460 cu. engine, 67,000 miles, 1 owner since `69. Teal green / white leather, restorable, $2,500 570-2875775 / 332-1048

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


Rumble seat, coupe Good condition. Call for details (570) 881-7545

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80K miles, 1 owner, mint condition, no rust. Must Sell! $9,900 570-829-0847


Silver with red leather interior. Every option. Garage kept, showroom condition. $7,000. (570) 417-9200


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


15TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION. 1 of 600 made, all available options, 63K miles, V8, auto. T-roof, $7,995. Call 570-817-2577

PONTIAC `68 CATALINA 400 engine. 2

barrel carburetor. Yellow with black roof and white wall tires. Black interior. $4,995. Call (570) 696-3513

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Fully restored near original. New paint, new interior, new wiring, custom tinted glass, new motor & transmission. Spare motor & trans. 16” wide white walls car in excellent condition in storage for 2 years. $14,000 or best offer. Serious inquiries ONLY. Call 570-574-1923

TANK ‘07 VISION 2007 Tank Motor

Sports Vision Motorcycle. 250 cc, Brand new. 0 miles. $2,400. For more information call Tom at 570-825-2114


great. Excellent condition. Original engine. Can be seen by appointment. Must Sell $9,000 (570) 455-8400

VW CLASSIC `72 KARMANN GHIA Restoration Vehicle

Family owned, garage kept, good shape. Needs some interior work, new seats, needs carburetor work. Only 58,000 miles. Asking $8,000. serious inquiries only! 570-343-2296


Berkshire Green, Originally purchased at Bradley-Lawless in Scranton. Car was last seen in Abington-Scranton area. Finder’s fee paid if car is found and purchased. Call John with any info (570) 760-3440


Boats & Marinas


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



SALT CREEK SKIF 14’ fiberglass fish-

ing boat, tri-hull (very stable), 25 HP Tahatsu outboard, Full Galvanized Trailer. Perfect Condition. Built in fuel tank. All new in ‘01. $2,500 570-256-7311


19’, 4.0 Outboard motor, good condition. $6,000 or best offer. Call 570-722-4077


Boats & Marinas

STARCRAFT ‘80 16’ DEEP V ‘90 Evinrude out-

board 70hp with tilt & trim— ‘92 EZ loader trailer. With ‘00 Tracker Series 60lbs foot pedal, 2 downriggers, storages, gallon tanks, 2 fish finders and more. MUST SEE. Make Best Offer. Call 866-320-6368 after 5pm.


Commercial Trucks & Equipment

‘90 CHEVY C60 BUCKET TRUCK Automatic. Sterling

utility body, excellent condition. New tires & brakes. Too many features to list $3,200. Call 570-299-0772


C70. 24’ box. Lift gate, many new parts. $1,900. (570)675-7546

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



HONDA ‘04 SHADOW SABRE 1100 black, 13,500

miles. Windshield, saddle bag. Excellent condition. $4,500. Call (570) 852-9455


NINJA 500R. 3300 miles. Orange. Garage kept. His & hers helmets. Must sell. $2400 570-760-3599 570-825-3711


Vulcan Classic 1500 Black and chrome. Fuel injected. 21” windshield. Passenger backrest. Floor boards. Remainder of warranty. Expires Feb., 2012. Kept in heated garage! Never damaged. 7,000 miles. Great condition! $6,800 570-574-9217

KAWASAKI `08 NINJA 250 cc, blue, like

Only 12,000 miles. Vehicle in like new condition. $21,900. 570-288-4322

new, under 1,000 miles. Great starter bike. $2,800 Serious inquiries only. Call 570-331-4777

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



HARLEY ‘01 DAVIDSON Electra Glide, Ultra Classic, many chrome accessories, 13k miles, Metallic Emerald Green. Garage kept, like new condition. Includes Harley cover. $12,900 570-718-6769 570-709-4937


LIMITED EDITION. Radical paint, only 200 produced, Rhinehardt pipes, lots of chrome. Beautiful bike! Asking $9,500 or best offer. 570-474-0154


Used as a show bike. Never abused. 480 miles. Excellent condition. Asking $20,000 or best offer. Call 570-876-4034

HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘92Many ULTRAextras, CLASSIC Garage kept, 2 tone blue. 17,600 miles. $9,200. Lehman area. (570) 760-5937

HARLEY DAVIDSON ` 06 SOFTTAIL NIGHTTRAIN Dark gray metallic, new rr tire & brakes, many extras. $10,900 (570) 592-4982


Road King 19,000 miles, new tires, lots of extra chrome. Like New. $12,900. Call 570-639-1989 or 570-760-1023

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100th Anniversary Edition Deuce. Garage kept. 1 owner. 1900 miles. Tons of chrome. $38,000 invested. A must see. Asking $20,000. Call 570-706-6156


Sport/Touring with ABS/traction control, showroom new, 400 miles, metallic blue, 6 year warranty included. $12,000. 570-331-3674


Floorboards,V&H Pipes, White walls,Garage Kept. 6K Miles $5,500 (570) 430-0357

#35 of 50 Made $10,000 in accessories including a custom made seat. Exotic paint set, Alien Spider Candy Blue. Excellent condition. All Documentation. 1,400 Asking $25,000 or best offer. Call 570-876-4034


2004 CRF 100. Excellent condition. $1500 or best offer. 570-498-7702

5th wheel, 2 large slides, new condition, loaded with accessories. Ford Dually diesel truck with hitch also available. 570-455-6796


Pop-Up style, Sleeps 8, with stove, fridge, sink, outdoor grill & awning. Great condition. $4,000 (570) 822-6228


35 ft. Well kept. On campground on the Susquehanna River near great fishing. Attached 12X22” carpeted room. Brick heater, covered by metal roof with large breezeway. Shed & many extras included. Call for more information. (570) 237-7076


Travel Trailer. 29’, mint condition, 1 slide out a/c-heat. Stove, microwave, fridge, shower inside & out. Many more extras. Reduced. $15,500. Call 570-842-6735

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


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


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.



CHEVROLET `05 SILVERADO LT Z71 Extended cab,

automatic. Black with grey leather interior. Heated seats. 59,000 miles. New Michelin tires. $16,500 (570) 477-3297


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

CHEVROLET `06 SILVERADO 1500 4X4 pickup, extended cab, 6 1/2 ft. box, automatic. Pewter. 48,000 miles. Excellent condition. $17,000 Negotiable (570) 954-7461

CHEVROLET `07 TRAILBLAZER LS Perfect condition, 17,000 miles. Asking $20,000 570-332-3681



SUZUKI 97& GSXRWhite, 600 Blue


smoked wind screen. Great bike, runs great. Helmet & kevlar racing gloves included. $2995. Call for info (570) 881-5011


7,000 miles. Very fast. Needs nothing. Blue, never dropped. Excellent condition. $4,200 Negotiable. (570) 970-0564


Auto Parts


1100 Custom. 5800 miles, light bar, cobra exhaust, windshield, many extras, must sell. $5,995. 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

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YAMAHA` 08 R1 BEAUTIFUL BIKE Perfect condition.

3700 miles, new rear tire, undertail kit, cover. Price negotiable $7,900 570-852-9072


Less than 1000 miles. White and chrome. Garage kept. $6,300 (570) 817-8127

room built on. Set up on permanent site in Wapwallopen. Comes with many extras. $9,000. (570) 829-1419 or (570) 991-2135


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


Auto Parts

SUNVISOR: Lund 99-06 Chevy/GMC fullsize pickup also Tahoe, new condition $125 firm after 3pm 655-3197

YAMAHA ‘1975 80

Antique. Very good condition. Must see. Low milage. Road title. Asking $1,260 Call (570) 825-5810 Leave Message

DUTCHMAN 96’ 5TH WHEEL with slideout & sun



800. 7,000 miles. Must Sell. Like new. $1,700. Please Call 570-394-9413

442 RVs & Campers

883 cubic inch motor, Paco rigid frame, extended & raked. Low miles. $6,000 or best offer.(973) 271-1030

442 RVs & Campers


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VITO’S & GINO’S Like New Tires $15 & UP! Like New Batteries $20 & UP! Carry Out Price 288-8995


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Auto Parts

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2008 ESCAPES & MARINERS Most with ABS, Traction Control, Keyless Entry, CD, Cruise Control, PL, PM, PW, Rear Defogger, Side Air Bags, Tilt Wheel, Pwr. Moonroof, Leather Seats, Pwr. Seat, Pwr. Heated Mirrors


2002 BUICK LESABRE CUSTOM AU1290- ABS, Keyless Entry, Rear Defogger, Tilt Wheel, Cruise Control, Child Proof Door Locks, PW, Driver & Passenger Airbags, CD


AU9795- Cruise, Tilt, PW, PL, Keyless Entry, Rear Defogger, AM/FM/CD, Child Proof Door Locks, Driver & Passenger Air Bags, Air Conditioning


60 MOS.




Most with 6 Disc CD, Cruise, Tilt, Fog Lights, ABS, AC, Driver & Passenger Air Bags, Rear Wipers, Keyless Entry, Rear Defogger, Heated STARTING AT Mirrors, Rear Spoiler, Digital Info Center


72 MOS.

AU1324- AM/FM/CD, ABS, Rear Defogger, Keyless Entry, Tilt, Satellite Radio, PDL, PW, PM, MP3


72 MOS.

AU1405- CD, ABS, Keyless Entry, Rear Defogger, Side Airbags, Traction Control, Cruise, Tilt


72 MOS.

AU1451- AM/FM/CD, ABS, Rear Defogger, Keyless Entry, Tilt, PDL, PW, Cruise, Rear Wipers


AU1482- CD, ABS, Fog Lights, Keyless Entry w/Keypad, Rear Defogger, Side Airbags, Traction Control, Tilt, Cruise, Pwr. Leather Seats, Rear AC, 40K MILES! Running Boards, 3rd Row Seat, Carpeted Floor Mats, Rear Wipers

All Wheel Drive, Pwr. Leather Heated Seats, Digital Info Center, Adaptive Cruise Control, Tilt, Moonroof, ABS, Climate Control, Fog Lights, Rear Defogger, Touch Screen, Reverse Camera, Side Air Bags, Navigation Sys., Memory Seat, Traction Control, Heated Mirrors, Custom Bumper, Premium Wheels, Keyless Entry with Keypad



60 MOS.

AU1104- Cruise Control, Tilt, Wheel, Rear Defogger, Keyless Entry, ABS, AM/FM/CD


AU1409- Navigator, CD, ABS, Fog Lights, Keyless Entry, Traction Control, Rear Defogger, Pwr. Driver’s Seat, Leather Heated Seats, Digital Info, Tilt, Cruise, Parking Sensors, Rear Wipers





AU1383- CD, ABS, Keyless Entry, PW, Rear Defogger, Side Airbags, Digital Info, PDL, Tilt, Cruise, Rear Wipers

72 MOS.

AU1105- CD, ABS, Side Airbags, Keyless Entry w/Keypad, Rear Defogger, Tilt, Cruise, Digital Info, Pwr. Seat, Heated Mirrors


72 MOS.

AU1322- CD, ABS, Keyless Entry, Tilt, Rear Defogger, Side Airbags, Traction Control, Privacy Glass, Pwr. Driver’s Seat, Cruise,

08-09 MILAN PREMIER All Wheel Drive, 6 Disc CD, AWD Fog Lights, ABS, Keyless Entry, Rear Defogger, Traction Control, Side Airbags, Digital Info, Climate Control, Satellite Radio, Tilt, Heated Mirrors, Cruise, Some with Moonroof, Pwr. Leather Seat





AU1317 - Leather Seats, CD, Tilt, Keyless Entry, Rear Defogger, PL, Cruise, Moonroof, PW, PM,




SYNC, CD, Fog Lights, Keyless Entry, ABS, Rear Defogger, Display, Side Air Bags, Tilt, Cruise, Pwr. Driver’s Seat, Moonroof, Digital Info Center


CD, ABS, Keyless Entry, Rear Defogger, Tilt Wheel, PL, PW, Cruise Control, Air Conditioning

AU1229- AM/FM/6 Disc CD, ABS, Fog Lights, Keyless Entry, Rear Defogger, Side Airbags, Traction Control, Roof Rack, Tilt Wheel, Cruise Control, Leather Heated Seats, Moonroof, PDL, PW, PM, Rear Wipers

AU1038- 6 Disc CD, Fog Lights, ABS, Rear Defogger, Tilt, Side Airbags, Traction Cont., Pwr. Leather Heated & Cooled Seats, Moonroof, Cruise, Memory Seat, Homelink Sys., Dual Zone Climate Cont., Premium Wheels, Keyless Entry w/Keypad, Chrome Exhaust Tips, Parking Sensors, Digital Info, Satellite Radio, Heated Mirrors

Au1467- AM/FM Radio, ABS, Keyless Entry, Rear Defogger, Traction Control, Tilt Wheel, Cruise Control, PL, PM, Air Conditioning

AU929- Tilt, Cruise, Keyless Entry, ABS, Fog Lights, Rear Defogger, CD, Rear Spoiler, Side Airbags, Pwr. Driver’s Seat

AU1095- Pwr. Leather Heated Front & Rear Seats, ABS, Fog Lights, Keyless Entry, Rear Defogger, CD, Navigation Sys., Remote Start, Premium Wheels, Satellite Radio, Parking Sensors, Daytime Running Lights, Cruise Control, Tilt Wheel, Moonroof, Memory Seat, Homelink Sys., Digital Info Center, Body Side Moldings

AU9705- CD, ABS, Side Airbags, Fog Lights, Keyless Entry, Rear Defogger, Cruise, Tilt, Roof Rack, Rear Wipers

72 MOS.


AU1441- 6 Disc CD, Keyless Entry w/Keypad, Rear Defogger, Traction Control, Digital Info, Moonroof, Pwr. Leather Seats, Tilt Wheel, Cruise Control, Heated Mirrors, Satellite Radio, Rear Spoiler, ABS, Carbon Fiber Trim, Fog Lights


72 MOS.


Most with Cruise, Tilt, Privacy Glass, Keyless Entry, Traction Control, Rear Defogger, Rear Wipers, CD, ABS,Side Airbags, Some with Parking Sensors, Heated Mirrors, 6 Disc CD, Moonroof, Heated Seats, Memory Seat TO CHOOSE FROM


2007 CADILLAC ESCALADE ESV AWD AU9762- 3rd Row Seat, Remote Start, Premium Wheels, Tow Pkg., ABS, Front/Rear AC Seats, Rear Wipers, Running Boards, Pwr. Adjustable Pedals, Parking Sensors, Heated Mirrors, Bluetooth, DVD Player, Satellite Radio, 6 Disc CD, Traction Control, Side Airbags, Rear Defogger, Keyless Entry w/Keypad, Fog Lights, Moonroof, Pwr. Heated Leather Seats, Digital Info, Climate Control, Memory Seat



AU1436- Navigation Sys., CD, ABS, Fog Lights, Rear Defogger, Side Airbags, Traction Control, Keyless Entry w/Keypad, Tow Pkg., Tilt, Cruise, Pwr. Leather Heated Seats, Digital Info, 45K Moonroof, Memory Seat, Running Boards, MILES! Rear Wipers, Satellite Radio, 3rd Row Seat, Pwr. Adjustable Pedals, Parking Sensors, Climate Control

AU1425- Fog Lights, Keyless Entry, Rear Defogger, Pwr. Driver’s Seat, Cruise Tilt, Running Boards, CD, ABS,


AU1329- AM/FM/CD, Tilt Wheel, Pwr. Door Locks, Pwr. Mirrors, Pwr. Windows, Cruise Control, ABS


AU9511 - Cruise Control, Tilt Wheel, Pwr. Driver’s Seat, Keyless Entry, Fog Lights, AM/FM/CD, Bedliner, PL, PW


AU1165- TRD Off-Road Pkg., SR5, VR-6, Pwr. Windows, PDL, Pwr. Mirrors, AM/FM/6 Disc CD, Fog Lamps, Keyless Entry, Tow Pkg., ABS, TO CHOOSE FROM Cruise Control, Tilt AU9907- Climate Control, 6 Disc CD, Heated Mirrors, Remote Trunk Wheel, Bedliner, Lid, Rear Wipers, Premium Wheels, Parking Sensors, Pwr. Liftgate, Sliding Rear Window


Electronic Truck Closer, Chrome Exhaust Tips, Rear Defogger, Fog Lights, Keyless Entry with Keypad, Traction Control, ABS, Memory Seat, Pwr. Leather Heated Seats, Moonroof, Tilt, Cruise, Digital Info Center, Homelink Sys.


AU1363- AM/FM/CD, Rear Defogger, Keyless Entry, ABS, Tilt Wheel, Cruise Control, Pwr. Driver’s Seat, Bedliner


AU1042- CD, Satellite Radio, Separate Tweeters, Premium 33K Sound, ABS, Fog Lights, Keyless Entry, Rear Defogger, Side Keyless Entry, Tilt Wheel, MILES! Cruise Control, PL, PW, PM Airbags, Traction Control, Tow Pkg., Roof Rack, Pwr. Driver’s Seat, Memory Seat, PWr. Leather Heated Seats, Moonroof, Homelink Sys., Digital Info Center, Cruise, Tilt, Navigation Sys., DVD Player, 3rd Row Seat, Rear Wipers, OnStar, Dual Zone Climate Control, Premium Wheels, Touch Screen, Most with Air, AM/FM/CD, Pwr. Liftgate, Pwr. Adjust Pedals, Electronic Trunk Closer Cruise Control, Privacy Glass,

2010 E-350 XLTs




AU1473- Navigation Sys., Pwr. Leather Heated Seats, CD, ABS, Fog Lights, Keyless Entry with Keypad, Rear Defogger, Roof Rack, Climate Control, Digital Info Center, Moonroof, Memory Seat, 28K MILES! Tow Pkg., Heated Mirrors, Rear Wipers, Running Boards, 3rd Row Seat, Pwr. Adjust Pedals

ABS, Rear Defogger, Keyless Entry, PM, PL, PW, Running Boards, Traction Control



2008 FORD F-150 XLT 4X4

AU1434- AM/FM/CD, ABS, Fog Lights, Keyless Entry, Tilt, Cruise, PDL, PW, PM, Running Boards, Sliding Rear Window

08 FORD F-150 XLT SUPERCAB 4X4 Most with CD, ABS, Tilt, Keyless Entry w/ Keypad, Cruise, Tow Pkg., Fog Lights, Driver & Passenger Air Bags, PL, PW, Pwr. Steering



AU1114- CD, ABS, Fog Lights, Keyless Entry, Rear Defogger, Side Airbags, Traction Control, Tow Pkg., Roof Rack, Rear AC, Moonroof, Pwr. Leather Heated/Cooled Seats, Memory Seat, Homelink Sys., Dual Zone Climate Control, Cruise Control, Tilt Wheel, Navigation Sys., Pwr. Liftgate, Rear Wipers, Running Boards, 3rd Row Seat, Touch Screen, Pwr. Adjustable Pedals, Heated Mirrors, Electronic Trunk Closer, Parking Sensors

AU1277 - AM/FM/CD, ABS, Fog Lights, Keyless Entry, Traction Control, Steering Wheel Controls, Pwr. Driver’s Seat, MILES! Digital Info Center, Tilt Wheel, Privacy Glass, Cruise Control, Sliding Rear Window, Bedliner



Pwr. Leather Heated Seats, Homelink Sys., Tilt Wheel, Parking Sensors, Rear Wipers, Keyless Entry with Keypad, ABS, Fog Lights, Cruise, Rear Defogger, Side Airbags, Traction Control, Dual Zone Climate Control, Heated Mirrors

with Keypad, Parking Sensors, Satellite Radio, Electronic Trunk, Heated Mirrors, Rear Defogger, Traction Control, Side Airbags, Tilt, Cruise, Memory Seat, Climate Cont, Digital Information Center, Homelink System


AU1045- 6 Disc CD, ABS, Dynamic Stability Fog Lights, Keyless Entry w/Keypad, Rear Defogger, Security Sys., Side Airbags, Traction Control, Tow Pkg., Tilt, Cruise, Moonroof, Pwr. Leather Heat/Cool Front Seats, Digital Info Center, Memory Seat, Homelink Sys., Roof Rack, Rear AC, Video Sys., Touch Screen, 3rd Seat, Rear Wipers, Reverse Camera, Running Boards, Navigation Sys., Parking Sensors, Luxury Seats, Custom Bumper, DVD Player, Electronic Trunk Closer, Chrome Exhaust Tips, Premium Wheels, Pwr. Liftgate, Premim Sound, Body Side Moldings, Carpeted Floor Mats, Pwr. Adjustable Pedals, Heated Mirrors

Tax and tags extra. “BUY FOR” prices are based on 72 month (*66, 63, 60, 48, and 36 months for selected vehicles) 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.

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Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

CHEVROLET `96 1500 6 cyl., 2WD, 6 ft.

bed, 5 speed. Only 85,000 miles. Just inspected. Bedliner, toolbox, cap & 4,000 lb. hitch all included. New rear drums, brakes & calipers. Excellent condition. Clean inside & out. Only $4,200 Firm Joe (570) 868-5900

CHEVROLET `97 SILVERADO with Western plow. 4WD, Automatic. Loaded with options. Bedliner. 55,000 miles. $9,200. Call (570) 868-6503

CHEVY ‘05 TRAIL BLAZER 4 door, 4 new tires, regularly serviced, great condition. Silver. AC, 4WD. 174,000 miles $6,500 or best offer. 570-242-7979

Selling your Camper? Place an ad and find a new owner. 570-829-7130


On-Star, Leather. Satellite Radio. $17,770

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924

CHEVY `04 EXPRESS 2500 Series. 6.0 Litre V8.

Heavy Duty version. Excellent cargo van. 85K miles. Excellent condition. $8,700 570-829-4548 or 570-417-5991


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


Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

FORD `01 LARIAT 250 Super Duty

with slide-in camper new tires, 4 door, 8’ bed. Soft and hardtop for bed covers., Good condition. Sold together or separately $10,900 (570) 639-5478

FORD `01 WINDSTAR 76,000 miles. Rear

air. Power sliding doors. Power adjustable pedals. 2 tone metallic green. Full tan leather interior with 3rd seat. Factory CD & cassette player. Perfect mechanical condition. New brakes, front & rear. Full service. $6,500. Call 570-876-1355 or 570-504-8540 evenings.

FORD `03 F150 LARIAT Contractor ready

with ladder rack & tool box, 4x4 diesel, under 97K. Great condition, $17,000 or best offer. 570-925-2845

FORD `05 ESCAPE XLT 4x4, automatic,

leather, moon roof, new tires & brakes, well maintained 63,000 miles, Asking $8,750. 570-472-3710

FORD `05 WHEEL CHAIR LIFT VAN Seating capacity for 7 plus 2 wheel chairs. 140,000 miles. Great condition. Asking $7,000. For more details, Call 570-589-9181


REDUCED!!! ASKING $9,999 JUST REDUCED! SAVE MONEY! GET READY FOR THE WINTER! Don’t pay dealer prices! White with grey interior. Looks and runs like it just came off the lot. Four Door, 4 wheel drive, 84,900 miles, new tires, tow package, anti lock brakes, driver and passenger airbags, power windows, power mirrors, power locks, rear window defroster and wiper, privacy tint, air conditioner, cruise control. CD, keyless entry and much more. $10,499. Call 570-332-4999

DODGE `00 RAM 1500 QUAD CAB 4X4, V8 automatic.

New tires & brakes. Fully loaded. Leather interior. Many extras. Must see. Excellent condition. (570) 970-9351

DODGE `04 RAM 1500 Too many extras to

list. Low Mileage. $10,000 (570)709-2125

DODGE `10 GRAND CARAVAN Only 17k miles. 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. (570) 868-0944

DODGE RAM ‘06 1500 SLT Low miles, One owner $19,845

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

140000 miles, automatic, front wheel drive, 4 door, anti-lock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, AM/FM radio, CD player, rear defroster, rear windshield wiper, $5,990 (570) 606-4198


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


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. $7,300 (570) 301-7221

JEEP `02 LIBERTY Blue/grey, new

rebuilt engine with warranty, new tires & brakes, 4,000 miles. $5,900 or best offer. 570-814-2125

JEEP `06 COMMANDER 4X4 Lockers, V-8. Heat-

ed leather. All power. Navigation, Satellite, Blue tooth, 3rd row, More. 69,000 highway miles. $14,900. Call (570) 855-3657


leather interior. Front & rear heated seats. Many chrome accessories. $28,500 or best offer. Call (570) 788-9826 or (570) 956-8547 Leave Message


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

JEEPLow ‘02 WRANGLER Miles $14,850

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924

JEEP ‘06 COMMANDER 4WD, Only 38K $17,880

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924

EX, Van, Sunroof. 61,000 miles. Loaded. Good condition. $5000 or best offer. 570-606-7654


Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

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.

SUZUKI `09 GRAND4x4. VITARA166 Luxury

horsepower 4 cylinder, 4 mode full time 4 wheel drive. 1,269 miles. 4 wheel anti lock disc brakes. Leather, heated seats. Power seats, mirrors, locks & sunroof. 6 cd changer with 8 speakers. Cruise & tilt. Smart pass keyless entry start. $19,000. Call 570-401-3714



DVD, leather moonroof $14968

TJ, X-Package with only 46,000 miles. One owner! 6 cylinder, 6-speed manual transmission. Soft top with full doors, tinted factory windows. CD player, sound bar, 31” all terrain tires with full size spear. A MUST SEE! $13,999 (570) 301-7221

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

LEXUS `04 GX 470 Black with dark

gray leather interior. DVD player. Fully loaded. 92,000 miles. Excellent condition. $19,000 (570) 675-4424

LEXUS `06 GX 470

Cypress Pearl with ivory leather interior. Well maintained, garage kept. All service records. Brand new tires. All options including premium audio package, rear climate control, adjustable suspension, towing package, rear spoiler, Lexus bug guard. 42,750 miles.


(570) 237-1082

white with like new leather ivory interior. Silver trim. Garage kept. Excellent condition. 84,000 miles, Asking $10,750 570-654-3076 or 570-498-0005

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924

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

VOLVO `08 XC90

Fully loaded, moon roof, leather, heated seats, electric locks, excellent condition. New tires, new brakes and rotors. 52,000 miles highway $26,500/ best offer. 570-779-4325 570-417-2010 till 5


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

457 Wanted to Buy Auto

NISSAN `08 ROGUE SL. AWD, 1 owner,

no accidents. 4 door hatchback, 6 cylinder, roof rails, dark gray, black interior. Premium wheels, new tires, brakes extra set of snows. Premium sound/Bose/bluetooth, XM radio. Intelligent key entry. Newly inspected 36,900 miles $19,500 (570) 371-7227

OFFICE ASSISTANT Full time, Experienced

Nationally known architectural practice seeks a Secretary/Receptionist/Office Assistant at its corporate office in downtown Wilkes-Barre, PA to support professional and other administrative staff in all day-to-day business activities. Friendly, business casual work environment, excellent compensation and benefits package including 401(k). More information about the practice and its work on Applicants should email a cover letter indicating availability date, desired salary and resume by 05/06/2011 to: hrjobsearch@gmail. com. Send attachments in PDF or MS Word formats only. More information on Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Architecture Planning Interior Design 8 West Market Street, Suite 1200 Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

Part time position for automobile dealership. • Must be able to handle multi line phone system. • Must be neat & people oriented. • Evening hours 2 to 3 days per week, some Saturdays required. Email letter of interest to: valleychevrolet601

507 Banking/Real Estate/Mortgage Professionals


First Liberty Bank & Trust has immediate openings for Call-In Tellers. Candidates must be available to travel to different branch locations within Luzerne County as various staffing needs arise. There is no specific schedule for Call-in Tellers. This position offers a professional work environment, competitive salary & paid training. Applicants must possess basic math skills & have a proven ability to provide quality customer service and cross sell bank products. Previous cash handling experience is preferred. If you are interested in joining our Bank Happy Team, please visit any branch location for an application, or you may visit our website at www. EOE M/F/D



MITSUBISHI `97 15’ CUBE VAN Cab over, 4 cylinder diesel engine. Rebuilt automatic transmission. Very good rubber. All around good condition inside & out. Well maintained. Ready to work. PRICE REDUCED! $6,195 or best offer Call 570-650-3500 Ask for Carmen

506 Administrative/ Clerical



HUMMER ‘05 H2 LEXUS `96 LX 450 Yellow with black Full time 4WD, Pearl


560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924

Trucks/ SUVs/Vans


Cummins engine, 8-L. 49,049 miles. 33,000 gross wt. 6,649 light wt. $19,500 Must see! (570) 829-5886

HONDA `03 CHEVY `10 SILVERADO High ODYSSEY mileage, 4 Door Crew Cab LTZ. 4 wheel drive. Excellent condition, low mileage. $35,500. Call 570-655-2689




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BABYSITTERS Needed for 2 year

old in Duryea. Leave message with experience. References required. Must be flexible during day. Call 570-301-8844


Education/ Training



Accounting/ Finance


Full charge Bookkeeper needed. Responsibilities include A/P, A/R, General Ledger, Financial Statement & miscellaneous office duties. Computer experience necessary. Forward resume by email to: marquis or mail to: Marquis Art & Frame 122 South Main St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

506 Administrative/ Clerical

Openings available in the Tunkhannock Area School District for Varsity Football Assistant Coaches, Freshman Football Head Coach, and Freshman Football Assistant Head Coach. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest to Mr. Richard Bombick, Director of Human Resources, 41 Philadelphia Ave., Tunkhannock, PA 18657. All clearances (#114 FBI Fingerprint, Criminal check #34, Child Abuse #151 and TB) must be secured. Deadline for applications: April 8, 2011 EOE.




Fabri-Kal Corporation, a major plastics company is seeking a full time Process Engineer to develop and enhance process capabilities in thermoforming and extrusion in Hazleton, PA. Demonstrated expertise in technical leadership, mechanical engineering, team building and problem-solving skills required. This position supports Operations, Quality Control, Product Development, Customer Service, Lean Sigma, Kaizen and other activities. Qualifications: 4 year technical degree with minimum 7 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience in engineering and manufacturing. Understanding of polymer behavior and processes. Experience in Process Control, Lean Manufacturing, and AutoCAD desirable. Competitive salary and benefits package: Health Insurance, Dental & Vision, Disability, 401K, Life, AD&D, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Leave. Drug screening and background checks are conditions of employment. Applications accepted Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM; or forward resume to: FABRI-KAL Corporation, Human Resources Dept. Attn: M. Murray 150 Lions Drive Hazle Township PA 18202 Email: hrmail@hazleton. Fax: 570-501-0817 Phone: 570-861-3323 E.O.E.

527 Food Services/ Hospitality

COOKS Full & Part Time

Mornings/nights/ weekends. Experience preferred. Apply within Ramada 20 Public Square Wilkes-Barre.

FRONT DESK & HOUSEKEEPING Accepting applica-

tions online at or in person at 1035 Highway 315. No Phone Calls

Find Your Ideal Employee! Place an ad and end the search! 570-829-7130 ask for an employment specialist HOTEL


Hiring the following Full time position


Front desk experience preferred, but will train. Also hiring Part time


Holidays a must. Apply in person. No phone calls. Off Route 115 Wilkes-Barre

SHIFT MANAGERS Auntie Anne’s Pretzels is now hiring for: •Shift Managers and crew for new WilkesBarre Walmart location. •Shift managers for its Wyoming Valley and Steamtown Mall locations. Apply in person at either mall location.


Now Hiring for experienced Bartenders, Waitstaff, and Kitchen Help. Apply in person 596 Mercer Ave. Kingston, PA 570-283-2050


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair


Experienced. Driver’s license and PA State Inspection required. Call 570-237-6671


Full time. No experience necessary. 570-332-8168 or 570-885-0345


SEASONAL HELP Full time, must have

clean driving record. Experience a plus. Call for an appointment. 570-472-0472


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Part-time, summer labor, light maintenance & landscape positions available. Start date: May 2011, rate: $11/hour, flexible schedule available for enrolled college students. Must be 18+ & have valid drivers license & reliable transportation. Send resume or letter of interest to: c/o The Times Leader, Box 2490, 15 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250.


Mountain Top area. Structural repair. Must have 3 years experience in top & lower rails, roof repairs, side sheets & dolly legs on reefers and dry vans. Excellent salary & benefits. Must have valid driver’s license & own tools. Contact Gary @ 570-868-0200


Janitorial/ Cleaning


Full and Part time opening in Hanover area. Restroom cleaning and mopping. 7am-1pm Monday-Thursday. Starts at $9.00. 11pm-7am SundayThursdayfacility and floor cleaning. $11.00/hour DOE. Both positions require previous commercial cleaning background and ability to meet preemployment background check. Not on bus route. Apply online only at: www.sovereigncs. com EOE- Drug Free Workplace


Part time- Hazleton area. 3 days a week- flexible on days. Hours are 2.5 a night. $8.75 an hour to start. General office cleaning in detail. Apply at: www. EOE Drug Free Workplace


Logistics/ Transportation


Class A CDL driver needed. Must have clean MVR; doubles endorsement. Part time. Dayshift. Weekends. Call Todd 570-991-0316

DRIVERS-CLASS A CDL Looking for a company you can retire with? Looking for more home/ family time? We offer top pay and benefits Weekly home time and much more For more details, please call 800-628-7807 and ask for recruiting.


PONTIAC `04 OFFICE MANAGER Doyouneedmorespace? MONTANA Full Time position for 95,000 miles, well local nonprofit. A yard or garage sale maintained. ExcellExcellent organizaent overall conditional skills, computtion. Keyless entry, in classified er / bookkeeping built in baby seat, with Quicken dual climate conis the best way required. Send trol. Rear air. Seats resume to: 7. Recent inspecto cleanoutyourclosets! tion & tires. KBB Box 2495 over $6300. Asking c/o Times Leader $5,000 firm. Call 15 N. Main Street You’re in bussiness (570) 417-9884 Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 with classified!

in West Hazleton is seeking experienced:

LINE COOKS LIFEGUARDS BARTENDERS & WAITSTAFF Call 570-788-1112 ext. 118 to set up an interview.

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Logistics/ Transportation

DRIVERS Drive with the best

of the best! Come join our great family of Drivers Kenan Advantage Group Tired of sorting through all the ads that promise home weekly runs or sorry no local runs available? If what you really want is to be home daily, look no further.




Part Time Apply in person. Knights Inn 310 Route 315 Pittston, PA 18640 570-654-6020


Sales/Retail/ Business Development

Driver Qualifications

Class A CDL ability to obtain tank and hazmat 2 years recent verifiable tractor-trailer experience. Safe driving record.


Home Daily. Competitive pay package. Excellent benefit packages. Training on safe driving and product handling. New and well maintained equipment, uniforms, and more! Call Brian 972-740-8051 to learn how to get started. Apply online @

NES RENTALS NES RENTALS, a leader in a multi-billion dollar rental industry for construction is looking to make immediate hires for the following positions in the PITTSTON, PA area:

DRIVER will operate

You multi-dimensional construction equipment, delivery trucks, including tractor trailer combinations to pick up and deliver equipment to and from customer work sites, and is able to train in safe usage of the equipment. H.S. diploma (or equivalent), the ability to lift 70 lbs., have a valid CDL license, satisfactory driving record, and knowledge of federal motor carrier regulations is required. Two years of commercial driving experience involving the movement of trucks and construction equipment including oversized loads required. Knowledge of safety procedures for securing and transporting cargo is also essential. NES RENTALS offers competitive wages, medical/ dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, and 401(k). For consideration, apply online at our Careers center at www.nesrentals. com/careers. NES recognizes and values diversity. We are an EOE/AA/M/F/D/V employer.

548 Medical/Health


ous, friendly professional who will be conscientious in registering and helping patients begin and complete their visit at our Kingston Surgery Center. This position is part-time with flexible hours Monday thru Friday. On the job training will be provided. APPLY ONLINE: www.icare SUBMIT RESUME: HR Dept. 703 Rutter Ave. Kingston, PA 18704 Fax: 570-287-2434


Full Time X-Ray Certification Carpenter Dental 1086 Wyoming Ave. Forty Fort, PA 18704 Attn:HR Department Or Fax to 714-5184. Or Email to CarpenterDental@


Healthcare Services Group at Highland Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is currently accepting applications for part time Dietary Aides. Apply in person Monday - Friday between the hours of 9am-4pm at: 750 Schooley Ave. Exeter, PA 18643 IMMEDIATE OPENINGS! •3-11 PCA •EVENING RECEPTIONIST Apply in Person No Phone Calls TIFFANY COURT 700 Northampton St Kingston, PA


Immediate full-time/ part-time openings with leading optical chain. Great salary, commissions, benefits, & 401k. Experience preferred but not necessary. Call 570-822-5900. EOE.


Gerrity’s Supermarkets is now hiring Full Time Grocery Clerks. Must be dependable and self motivated. Experience preferred. Apply at 801 Wyoming Ave, West Pittston or EOE

INSIDE ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Local sales operation is looking for an experienced telemarketer/in side account executive for it’s NEPA location. Qualified individual will setup appointments for outside sales representatives with businesses in NEPA. Some clients are existing customers. COLD CALLING IS REQUIRED! Position is fulltime with health benefits, paid vacation, hourly and bonus pay. Please e-mail resume to prminc14@


Full/Part time Ad sales. High earning potential for self motivated individual. Commission based. E-mail resume to: gouldpromotions@


10am - 5:30pm. 5 days a week. Call 570-823-3095

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Our Call Center is expanding in Wilkes-Barre. Immediate openings for day & night shifts. Excellent base rate + lucrative bonus plan. Call 570-825-9402



WAREHOUSE/DRIVER Full time. A whole-

sale distributor requires person for delivery to retail dealers and general warehouse duties. Order pick, stock shelves, and maintenance. Clean driving record required. Benefits include paid health insurance and vacation. No Phone calls. Apply in person at Gallagher Floral Supply 10 Gallagher Drive Plains, PA (Behind M&T Bank)


Business Opportunities


License available with option to lease building or sold separately. 570-954-1284


The only shop in the area! 1,300 sq/ft retail & 1,300 sq/ft storage


Includes established sales, all equipment, showcases, inventory & memberships to FTD, Tele-Floral & 1-800-FLOWERS. Willing to train buyer. Owner retiring after 25 years in business. Room for potential growth.

CALL 570-542-4520 Pictures available.


for Busy Salon in Wilkes-Barre Area. 570-822-0103

SOY CANDLE BUSINESS Oils, melters and many extras. Best offer. 570-709-2125


Air Conditioners

AIR CONDITIONER $40 570-740-1246 AIR CONDITIONER: 5000 btu, works great used only a few times $60. 570-822-8957


Antiques & Collectibles

ANTIQUE CEDAR CHEST: hand painted flowers on front, footed base & beautiful carved trim. Leg needs minor repair. $100. 570-654-1581 or 570-881-5143


Old Toys, model kits, Bikes, dolls, old gun Mining Items, trains & Musical Instruments, Hess. 474-9544 ANTIQUES: Pitcher with ruffled edge & 3 matching glasses $25. Copper Tea Kettle $15. 570-639-2780 BOOK: Car Care, Banzai & Baseball 100 Book. $10 each. 570-825-2494 DOLL: Grandmother’s doll very old, cloth body filled with looks like shredded wood, material behind one knee worn through with age, other than that in good condition, old dress on doll. Asking $100. 570474-2756 between 8:30am- 9pm. MILLS BROS: 2 albums (4 records), 1 photo black/white framed autograph. $100. 570-825-2494 NEON SIGN - Electric, Camel sign, 30 years old, $200. 570-829-2411 PLATES: Star Trek Plates-Original Series of 8 Plates, from Capt Kirk, to Sulu. Plus large Enterprise Plate Showing Entire Crew. All in original boxes. $100 (570)474-5159 STAR WARS Ceramic Stein 1997 Series Ser. Nbr. 96858 $25. Star Wars Talking Bank 1995 Series C3PO & R2D2 $15. 735-0191 TRUCKS. Hess Collection. 1990 - 2010. All new in boxes. 21 trucks in all. $400 570-735-4580

Shopping for a new apartment? Classified lets you compare costs without hassle or worry! Get moving with classified! Visit us at Merchant’s Village (the old Pittston Wal-Mart) We have antiques galore! Come to Booth 162! Primitive bakers cabinet, plantation desk, dry sink, Hoosiers. Loads of smalls and tons of good stuff! Consignments Welcome 570-855-7197 570-328-3428 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


18Cu.Ft. FRIGIDAIRE REFRIGERATOR!!! Stainless Steel Look with black handles. Has ice maker. Paid $600 3 Years ago. Must move fast! $100 Or Best Offer. If interested call 262-4788. $100 (570)262-4788


Used appliances. Parts for all brands. 223 George Ave. Wilkes-Barre 570-820-8162 FREEZER: Kenmore upright, white, very good shape. $100 or best offer. 570-474-0154




REFRIGERATOR: 18 cu. ft. Frigidaire, stainless steel look with black handles. has ice maker. Paid $600 3 years ago, must move fast! $100 or best offer. Call 570-262-4788

JOGGING STROLLER will not fold $25. Pack N Play, fabric a little yellowed due to age, non-smoking house. $20. Both good condition. 570-574-3418

MICROWAVE: GE, all options, with turntable, excellent condition. $40. 570-675-4383

Why Spend Hundreds on New or Used Appliances? Most problems with your appliances are usually simple and inexpensive to fix! Save your hard earned money, Let us take a look at it first! 30 years in the business. East Main Appliances 570-735-8271 Nanticoke

MR COFFEE espresso/ cappuccino machine $15. Laundry tub, faucet & cabinet $20. Front gate Kristina bar stool $75. 696-1432 RANGE: GE Profile electric range. smooth cooktop with 5 burners. large oven, 7 years old, like new. bisque $300. GE profile over the counter microwave oven, convection & microwave cooking, like new $125. 570-417-4177 REFRIGERATOR $75. 570-829-0852 or 570-301-8017 REFRIGERATOR Kenmore, almond, 21.6 cu. ft. with ice maker & filtered water $300. 570-868-6018 REFRIGERATOR: General Electric / No Frost. Works good. $75. 570-655-5404

412 Autos for Sale


Building Materials

DOORS: (2) sliding closet doors, 24x80 wood with natural finish. $40. DOOR (1) 30x80 natural finish. $50. Excellent condition. 675-4383

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Building Materials

INTERIOR DOOR: Still in shrink wrap. Jeld Wen solid pine 6 panel 30”. Paid $95. Make an offer. 570-466-6481 WHITE ASH LOGS Fresh Cut, 3 pieces 12”x54”. $20 each. 570-779-3551

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Baby Items

BABY ITEMS Dresser/changer combo with 5 drawers, light wood, night stand included $70. Changing table with storage shelves, light wood $30. Glider/rocker with ottoman, light tan cushions with light wood $50. Convertible crib, light wood, with vinyl mattress $50. or all items for $180 . (570) 855-9221

N e e d a Ca r?

Ca ll M a rc u m M otors 570 -693-30 76

All Ve hic le s Com e w ith 2 YR - 2 4 ,0 0 0 M ile W a rra n ty



6 Mo. Service Contract Included!

4 Door, 5 Speed, A/C

WEDDING package: ring pillow, money bag, apron babushka, hanky, satin slippers. All made with satin lace, pearls & sequins, beautiful, never used $100. 570-654-6283


BABY ITEMS: Newborn swing $50. Gate $10. Pack N Play $30. Childcraft crib $75. Changing pad cover $10. Child’s oak 4 drawer chest $50. Dresser combo changing table $100. 825-0569



Building Materials

DOOR. Solid wood, 6 panel. Exterior or interior. Natural oak finish, right or left with hardware. 36x80. $150. Call 570-735-8730 or 570-332-8094

412 Autos for Sale

412 Autos for Sale




Freedom Pkg, 4x4, Runs Great, AT






5 Speed, CD, Alloys, Sporty, One Owner

4 Door, AT, Low Miles, XClean






Dual RR Wheels, 14K Miles, Auto, Excellent Condition

7 Passenger, Rear Heat/AC, PW, PDL, Cruise





* Plus tax, tags, title & doc fees.


GLASS DOOR. 3 way glass door for bath tub. $25 570-331-8183

GLIDER CHAIR. Tan cushions with honey colored wood. Excellent condition. $100. 654-8042

412 Autos for Sale




412 Autos for Sale

412 Autos for Sale

A Benson Family Dealership


NEW 2011 GMC SIERRA 1500


Reg, Ext, Crew Cab 4x4’s, Choose From 20, SLE’s & SLT’s

Save Up To $6,600

Choose From 6, Comfort & Convenience Package

Priced From

MSRP $28,645 Discount & Rebate -$2,389




Moonroofs, Leather, Some with Navigation, Choose From 5

Save Up To

4X4, Reg & XL’s, Choose From 5, Extra Sharp!

$2,749 Off Sticker

Save Up To

$6,088 Off Sticker


Maple Lawn Section of Dennison Cemetery. Section ML. $550 each. 610-939-0194

OAKLAWN CEMETERY 4 grave sites,

fabulous location. Purchased 20 years ago. $2,450 610-838-7727


A Real Gas Miser!



BOY’S CLOTHES sizes M/L, 25 items for $30. Boy’s sizes L/XL polos, shorts, shirts, sweatshirts, 25 items $30. Barely worn, some still have tags 237-1583 CLOTHING women’s size large & extra large consisting of pants, tops, sweaters, shoes size 9, over 35 items. 2 wool coats size L. $10 each. 570-655-1808 CLOTHING: Plains soccer, new hooded sweatshirt, adult xl. paid $25. asking $15. Plains soccer hooded sweatshirt, youth medium. looks like new! $9. Plains soccer hooded sweatshirt, youth large, looks like new! $9. Clarks sandals, nib. artisan collection burma style, brown, size 9. retail $80. sell $36. (570) 696-5607 DRESS: Girl’s size 12 white special occasion dress. Brand new with tags. Perfect for communion or wedding. $30. 570-256-1024

GET THE WORD OUT with a Classified Ad. 570-829-7130 JACKET: boys genuine Italian stone leather jacket, size 14. $25. 868-6018 WOMAN’S CLOTHING: blouses, sweaters, dresses & pant sets. Sizes 12-14. $1-$10 each. Open toe shoes: new, size 7. $5. 570-287-4994


Just Traded, All Wheel Drive, Only







Preferred Equipment Pkg, Just 34K Miles

White Beauty, Local Trade, “Great Starter Car!”





14K Miles, 7 Passenger Seating






, Heated Leather Seating, “Limited Package” Moonroof, “Too Many Options To List!”




Silver Beauty, Only 14K Miles, “Can Not Be Told From A New One!”





Stunning Low Miles

Local One Owner, Moonroof, 52K Miles







DESK. Computer Desk $50. Call 7358730 or 332-8094


2006 FORD F150 CREW CAB 4X4

Local Trade, 48K Miles, Extra Clean!

Just Traded, Power Galore, As Traded

One Owner, XLT, 5.4L, Tow Pkg, 53K Miles




4 Cyl, Economy, Local Trade, Low Low Miles






36K Miles, CXL, We Sold It New!




2006 FORD F150 CREW CAB 4X4

Local One Owner, Just 43K Miles, Moonroof

Local Trade, 53K Miles, XLT Equipment




This One Must Be Seen, All Wheel Drive








Just Traded, 43K Miles, “Too Many Options To List!”




LS Pkg, Z-71 Off Road, Custom Cap, Just Traded





Choose From 2, Miles As Low As 13K Miles

Big Horn Edition, 12K Miles, Power Galore

From $




All Prices Plus Tax & Tags, Customer Must Qualify for All Rebates. See Salesperson for Details. See dealer for details. Some restrictions apply. Dealer may discontinue program at any time.


A Benson Family Dealership

Monday Thru Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm Friday & Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Exercise Equipment

AB DOER, with ab videos $25. Bun & Thigh Roller $10. Both very good condition. 574-3418 AB MACHINE - Ab Squeeze sit up $25. 570-675-0248 CARDIOGLIDE full body motion, low impact, good condition $50. NORDICTRACK- Walk Fit, manual treadmill, great workout! $75. ROWING MACHINE $30. BODY BY JAKE Hip & Thigh machine $30. VITAMASTERStationary bike $20. 570-735-5295 EXERCISE BIKE. Lifestyle Air Challenge TA. Good condition, older model. $35. 570-655-5102 EXERCISE BIKE: Recumbent, magnetic, electronic, $50. 570-779-4176 GLIDER: Fast Track. $20. 570-675-3414 PILATES CHAIR: Slim down with Susan Lucci Pilates Chair with arm attachments. Brand New. $220. Mini Trampoline. Brand New. $22. 570-709-3564


Exercise Equipment

TREADMILL:Proform 385. Records distance & time. $75. 570-472-9660

740 Floorcoverings FLOORING: 3/4x5 Natural heart pine hardwood flooring. Total of 211.5 sq. ft. Brand new in boxes. Paid $522. asking $250. 256-7868 RUG: Area Rug. 4x6 Polypropylene. Navy with ivory. $70. 570-654-8042


Furnaces & Heaters

DOORS: (2) Birch sliding closet doors (30” x 77”) $40. (2) 6ft electric baseboard heaters (1) 9 ft 9” electric baseboard heaters (2) Honeywell thermostats $45. 570-288-8689 HEATER: Amish, with remote. Mahogany cabinet. One year old. Excellent. $250. 570-654-6283 HEATER: Tower quartz electric heater, asking $20. 570-825-5847 STOVE: Antique 4 burner kerosene oil stove $25. 570-675-0920

Furniture & Accessories


BEDROOM Fruitwood dresser, bureau, 2 twin beds, brass full size bed $495. LIVING ROOM Traditional blue velvet with White Trim. 3-Pieces. $450. 570-799-9846 BEDROOM SET ANTIQUE 5 PIECE. $800. 570-287-0563 BEDROOM SETS KING, KING Mediterranean Style. All wood. Triple dresser with mirror, 2 end tables, Armoire chest. $650. FULL, FULL all wood, bookcase style headboard, dresser with mirror, 5 drawer chest night table, $450. Call 570-823-8036 BEDROOM SUITE. Girls. Full/queen headboard, lingerie chest, armoire, dresser w/mirror. Green/Pink. Excellent/ $325. 570-815-5152 CHAIR rocks & swivels, love seat, pink color, good condition. both $50. 570-655-2154 COMPUTER DESK, larger corner, light oak color & gray. $75. 570-868-6018 COMPUTER STAND: with storage space $50. Entertainment Center $40. 570-829-0852 or 570-301-8017 COUCH & love seat. Couch has a queen sleeper. $100. Or best offer. 570-474-0154


Furniture & Accessories

DINETTE SET: 41” round dining table over pedestal base. 4 matching chairs, includes matching cushions. Like New . $200. BEDROOM FURNITURE: double size dresser. 42” W with 6 deep drawers & 3 smaller center drawers. Large mirror attached. Tall chest of drawers. 3 large and 3 small drawers. French Provincial light beige with beautiful brass trimmings. 3 pieces $175. HUTCH/SERVER: unusual, refinished/antique 50” W with 2 top shelves supported by 4 brass posts & mirrored back. Two lower doors with frame brass lattice work with printed fabric behind. Maize color. $75. COFFEE TABLE: 42” square, contemporary table in Parsons style, completely covered with brass and chrome tiles to form geometric pattern. Original price $1,100. Asking $250. Prices are negotiable!


DINING ROOM TABLE, Hard Rock maple no chairs, $35. Also comes with extra table leaf, The table without the leaf is around 5’ long. Took the legs off for easy transport, cash or paypal 570-735-2661 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER: Dark Wood. 66” tall by 49” wide. Excellent condition. $25. 570-779-4176 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER: traditional oak finish, excellent condition $40. Book shelf: 5 shelves, large, light oak finish, very good condition. $20. Canopy Bed Frame: queen, headboard & base, black metal. $135. 570-430-4054 HUTCH: Like new. $150. Sofa Couch: Brand new. $100. (2) Lamp Tables: $40. (1) Hanging Light: $40. Call 570-443-7202 KITCHEN SET, hard rock maple, 52” oval table, 4 chairs painted yellow $75. Call 570-704-6588 K I T C H E N TA B L E , Early American, with four chairs for sale. Table & chairs are solid wood with black legs & tan top/ seats. Table is round & measures 42” in diameter & has a 12” leaf. Asking $175 for table, leaf & chairs. Call 570-430-1366.


Furniture & Accessories

LAMP - Parlor stand up lamp. Very good condition. Grey metal color. $25. 570-740-1246 LAMPS: Green with gold base lamps, white pleated shades, like new. $25. Speaker stands, cherry wood for bookshelf size. 1 year old. $25. 570-283-2412 LOVESEAT & OTTOMAN solid sand colored cushioned, excellent shape $200. SOFA: 100% Italian black leather sofa & loveseat, very good condition $550. 570/824-7807 or 570-545-7006


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Garage Sales/ Estate Sales/ Flea Markets



202 South Main St. (REAR) Saturday 4/9 9am-3pm 1/4 mile past Blue Coal/Huber Colliery towards Sugar Notch. Kitchen set, tables , lamps, dishes, bird houses & other decor, bedding, 12,000 air conditioner, storm windows,

Mattress Guy

Twin sets: $149 Full sets: $169 Queen sets: $189 All New American Made 570-288-1898 MICROWAVE/TV STAND, Oak on wheels $20. Oak file cabinet, 2 drawer $25. 570-675-0248 PICTURE: giant Southwest $75. Wooden Teepee shelf stand $75. Area rug, olive green with leaf imprint, approximate 5x7 $40. 570-239-5292

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RECLINER: light green, works well. $60. 570-654-1581 or 570-881-5143 SOFA $800. Love Seat $500. Almost new, excellent condition, hardwood frame & spring coil construction. 570-287-3600. TABLE kitchen or dining 36” round oak veneer, very sturdy, took legs off for easy transport, good condition $15. 570-822-7903 TABLE: round pub table with glass top; wooden brown table with glass top protector; tubular metal table base; 42”h x 39” round; excellent. $125. 570-817-1724

LAMP - Parlor stand up lamp. Very good condition. Grey metal color. $25. 570-740-1246

Find Something? Lose Something? Get it back where it belongs with a Lost/Found ad! 570-829-7130

548 Medical/Health

548 Medical/Health



Bear Creek Club House White Haven Road off of Rt 115 Across From Bear Creek Cafe April 8th & April 9th 9:00AM - 2:00PM


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43 Hildebrandt Rd. Saturday 9am-2pm

Directions: 309 bear right at Dallas Shopping Center, go to light and turn right on Hildebrandt Rd. Just pass Dallas High School on left hand side. Mahogany pedestal, enclosed book stand, dry sink, farm table, 10 windsor chairs, 55" sony tv, 5 pc. bedroom set, patio set, mahogany entertainment center, floral decorations, kitchen items, oil on canvas, 3 pc. living room, hutch, bunk beds, rugs & more!

548 Medical/Health

DESK secretary with hutch, new in box $100. 288-9940 DESK, drop down top 3 drawers, pecan finish, 36x 44 x15” excellent condition. $95. 570-287-2517

DINING ROOM SET oak, 48” round table with two 12” leafs & 4 matching chairs $125. 288-7138

The Greater Hazleton Health Alliance has the following full time openings: Community Relations Coordinator – Full Time MT/MLT’s – Full Time & Part Time

DINING ROOM SET: 36”x 60” table with 2 leaf. Hutch cupboard with glass display doors. Hutch 47 3/4”W, 15 1/2” D and 72” H. $350. 570-474-6919 DINING ROOM TABLE beveled glass, custom ordered, rectangular with brass base. 5 chairs with brass frames, rattan insert & upholstered royal blue seats. $250. STUDENT DESK maple, 2 drawers on top, large drawer on side (can be used for hanging files) $30. Printer stand-medium colored wood, with 2 shelves $20. Computer station- Sauder, large, oak finish, lots of shelves, 2 file drawers $50. 570-735-5295

RN’s - Full Time, Part Time & Casual (with OB, Pediatric, Med/Surg, Telemetry Critical Care & ED experience) Nurse Practitioners – Full Time (with Rehab or Pediatric experience) Competitive salary and excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, 403(b) option, tuition reimbursement defined contribution plan and malpractice insurance for NP/PA’s. Candidates interested in joining our team can forward their resume in confidence to: Employment Applications are available for download from our web site at

700 E. Broad Street, Hazleton, PA 18201

Our Heart Is In Healthcare

NEW LOW PRICES! 2000 GMC Jimmy 4x4

412 Autos for Sale

‘02 Hyundai Elantra GLS 4Dr


4,990* $4,990*


03 Ford Windstar

02 Ford Escape

Loaded w/ 66K Miles

7,890* $6,490*


‘99 Buick Custom 4Dr

59K Miles

‘97 Plymouth Breeze




4 Dr, 4 Cyl, A/C



*All Prices Plus Tax & Tags.


CALL STEVE MORENKO 2010 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming


412 Autos for Sale



07 P ontiac C oupe G -6 $ G T,33K,C le an............ 12, 495 07 C hevy Im pala L S $ 53K,F ue lF le x .................... 9, 995 06 M itsubishi Eclipse G T $ 995 B lac k B e auty,66K ..... 10, 06 H y undai Tiburon G T $ V 6,32K ......................... 10, 995 06 H onda C ivic $ S uper C lean,S unroof,77K . 10, 995 VIEW M O R E A T P ETIL L O M O TO R S.C O M G O O D C R EDIT G ETS L O W INTER EST R A TES!

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Computer Equipment & Software

DELL OPTIPLEX GX260. Windows XP. pentium 4. Excellent condition. $85. Dell Dimension 8100. Excellent condition. Windows XP. dvdrw. cdrw. $70. HP PAVILION A362X PENTIUM 4 tower. excellent condition. dvdrom/cdrw. windows xp. card reader. front audio/ usb2.0. $90 570-905-2985

732 Local Trade, Leather, Moonroof, Extra Clean!


BOOTS men’s black python print, size 9D $20. 570-829-0852 or 570-301-8017



Choose From 2, Tons of Warranty

2.9% Financing Available


Just Arrived, 45K Miles, Roadster Roof



1.9% Financing Available

2.9% Financing Available

0% Financing Available


Plymouth National Cemetery in Wyoming. 6 Plots. $450 each. Call 570-825-3666

CEMETERY PLOTS (3) together.

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412 Autos for Sale

Cemetery Plots/Lots

CEMETERY PLOTS (2) Available. St. Mary’s Cemetery. Near front gate on N. Main St. Call for details at (570) 328-7370

B a d Cre d it N o Cre d it

WEDDING GOWN package, new, tags on, ivory strapless, size 10, beautiful bead work, veil beaded to match with slip. paid $600. Asking $150. 570-287-3505

Too many baby toys? Pass them on, sell them with an ad! 570-829-7130

Building Materials

DOORS: 2 entry doors. Wood & glass entry door 32”x80” great shape $75. Steel Entry door 32”x 80”. Rt. hand swing ( in & to the right), nice glass, great shape, can use a coat of paint, reducing the price to $75. or take both doors for $125. save $25.! Cash or paypal. 570-735-2661


Bridal Items

BRIDAL TOWEL CAKE Frilly Fun & functional! Perfect shower gift or Centerpieces! Custom made! $50. 570-241-6163


WINDOWS (3) New storm windows, asking $60. total. 570-825-5847

UMBRELLA stroller, red & blue plaid $7. Backless booster seat $5. Car seat, gray with blue trim, $30. Pack & Play, cream & olive green plaid pattern $60. Pack & Play Graco, blue & yellow, $30. Stroller, green & cream plaid $40. Booster high chair, cream with burgundy, $25. TV video baby monitor, brand new, $50. Baby bath tub shower $20. Wooden changing table $60. Eddie Bauer car seat, beige & black suede $40. Exer-ersaucer, $50. 570-239-5292

WASHER & electric dryer. Amana, white, 3 years old, bought new, excellent $200 each. Call 570-417-8078 or 735-2764

GRILL electric ceramic 12”x12” nonstick. Smoke free. New in box. $15. 570-655-2154


SWING: Take Along Swing. Baby Bouncer. Baby Play Gym. $20 each. 570-829-0852 or 570-301-8017

TURKEY FRYER, AllIn-One gas & charcoal single burner smoker grill, & propane tank! Like new, over $300 invested. Take all for $165. Cash or Paypal. 570-735-2661

(570) 819-1966

Baby Items

CHANGING TABLE: 3-Tier, maple, with 2 mats & sheets. New Condition. $35. Crib Set - Pottery Barn velour animal print: bumper pads, quilt set, sheets, crib skirt & curtain set. Excellent Condition. $35. 570-675-3414

REFRIGERATOR: Kitchen Aid top mount with ice maker; white; 65”h x 30”w x 31 1/2”d; white; 18.8 cu ft; energy star; humidity controlled; slide n lock; adjustable bins; whisper quiet; excellent; $375. 570-817-1724

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


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TIMES LEADER 548 Medical/Health

548 Medical/Health


548 Medical/Health

Organized in 1975, The Institute for Human Resources and Services, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to providing residential services to individuals with developmental disabilities. We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

Residential Program Workers & Supervisors:

The primary responsibility is to assist adults with developmental disabilities in their homes. Full time and Part time positions are available. Applicants must possess a valid PA driver’s license and a high school diploma or equivalency. Apply in person or email resume to The Institute for Human Resources and Services, Inc. 250 Pierce Street, Suite 301; Kingston, PA 18704 (Fax) 570-288-9112 EOE


Production/ Operations


Production/ Operations


Production/ Operations

PACKAGING SHIFT SUPERVISOR The Times Leader has an opening in the Packaging Department for a Full Time Shift Supervisor. The Packaging Department is responsible for insertion and packaging of our printed products with a primary goal of servicing our distribution operation. In this fast-paced environment, we strive to achieve superior deadline performance, high efficiency and good customer service through planning, organization, and staff development. The ideal candidate will have a high level of energy and enthusiasm. Some mechanical aptitude along with manufacturing process or inventory management experience is desirable. Good communication, problem solving, and computer skills are required. Must also have a sense of urgency and the ability to work in a fast-paced, team oriented manufacturing environment. This is a night shift position that offers plenty of opportunity for career development and advancement. We offer a salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package, medical, dental and more. Pre-employment drug screening and background check required.

Human Resources Department


Garage Sales/ Estate Sales/ Flea Markets


Garage Sales/ Estate Sales/ Flea Markets


$7.00 Per Person Holy Mother Of Sorrows Church 212 Wyoming Ave Dupont Come Join Us & Enjoy Call 654-4262 For More Info Day Of Dinner Call 654-0345

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1010 Chestnut St Saturday, 9AM-2PM New & Old Items Various household items, home decor, dolls, clothing, linens & much more Rain Or Shine

548 Medical/Health

HANOVER TWP. CRAFT & BAKE SALE Sullivan Place Apts. 100 Claymont Ave. (Off Lynwood Ave.) Saturday, April 9th 8:00 am to 2:00 pm Spring & Easter Items, Candy, Food, Gifts & More!

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129 S. Dawes Ave. Saturday, April 9th 9am-4:30pm Antique & Depression Era Dressers, antique rockers, child Victorian mourning cape & hat, pickle caster, caster sets, Candlewick, Military Uniforms, Pride Mobility Scooter, refrigerator, Finger Tredle, china closet, office furniture, tools & loads of general household goods! Photos available at

548 Medical/Health


15 N. Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 E-mail: Fax: (570) 831-7364 No Telephone Calls Please. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace 566 Sales/Business Development

566 Sales/Business Development


Fun, energetic individual with a love for the nightlife wanted!

Full Time Day Shift Per Diem Opportunities Available

Physical Therapy Asst. Excellent Benefit & Salary Package! Valid state license to practice therapy and strong communication and clinical skills required. SNF or Rehab hospital experience preferred but new graduates considered.

Or Apply In Person 395 Middle Road, Nanticoke

Northeastern PA’s #1 arts & entertainment free weekly is looking for a sales account executive for the Weekender as well as online sales for Base salary plus commission package Benefits package including Health Care, 401K, life and disability insurance Residence in Monroe County and sales experience preferred Bachelor’s degree preferred Creative, enthusiastic individuals only need apply Pre-employment drug screening and background check required. Interested candidates should send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:

Rachel A. Pugh at General Manager, Weekender Vice President of Marketing, The Times Leader We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

370 Tax Preparation

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255 James St Saturday, 9am-4pm Contents of finer home include 2 beautiful bedroom suites - 1 queen size - 1 regular, 2 twin beds, cedar chest, 2 magnificent curios, Kittinger table, Extra Large T.V., wicker & other patio furniture. Fenton Waterford, Lenox, 2 Bavarian China Sets, tools, lamps, loads of linens, kitchenware, stackable washer & dryer, silver plate and gold plate flatware, bikes, loads of x-mas, garden starter unit, Extension ladders. Lawnmower, yard tools & much more. Sale conducted by E. Ashbridge


480 S. Main Road Saturday April 9th 9:00AM - 2:00PM Tools, Home Interior decor, books, household items, miscellaneous, etc.

NANTICOKE South Valley Valley Chamber of Commerce

Garage Sales/ Estate Sales/ Flea Markets

548 Medical/Health

and FLEA MARKET Saturday, April 9 9am to 3pm Tables are available for $5 and $10. Call prior to April 9 to reserve. 735-5343 Setups can start at 7 a.m. Proceeds benefit children’s programs.


334 Holden Street Saturday, 8AM-4PM & Sunday 8AM-1PM Too Many Items To List, Everything Must Go. Don’t Miss This Sale!



SS. Peter & Paul Ukr Catholic Church Corner of N. River & W. Chestnut by General Hospital Saturday April 9th 10am - 2pm

BIG BAGS Small Prices

“Free Stuff” & Homeade Food Available

West Side Playground. W. Grand St. Saturday, April 9 8am - 2 pm $15 per space, set up at 7am All vendors welcome. 735-6990



How To Apply? Call 877-339-6999 x1 Send Resume To Fax: 866-854-8688 Email:

548 Medical/Health


W. NANTICOKE 1st United Methodist Church 29 E. Poplar St.

Physical Therapists

Full Time Day Shift

566 Sales/Business Development

Garage Sales/ Estate Sales/ Flea Markets



Friday April 8th Serving 3-7 pm Take Outs Start at 2pm


Saturday, April 9 9am-3pm Toys, Baby Girl Clothes and more. Priced to sell. Everything must go.


Unity Center For Spiritual Living


140 S. Grant St. Fri. April 8, 10-6pm Sat. April 9, 9-1pm Saturday $1 Bonus Bag Day 570-824-7722

To place your ad call...829-7130

SWOYERSVILLE RN’s Part Time 7-3 & 11-7 Now accepting applications for Per Diem RN’s all shifts

LPN’s Part Time 11-7 Now accepting applications for Per Diem LPN’s all shifts


Say it HERE in the Classifieds! 570-829-7130

Full Time 3-11 & 11-7 Part Time 7-3, 3-11 & 11-7

GREAT SHIFT DIFFERENTIALS 2nd shift $1.75 3rd Shift $1.00 Weekend Days - $1.00 How To Apply? Call 877-339-6999 x1 Fax: 866-854-8688 Email: Complete Application in Person 395 Middle Road, Nanticoke Located directly across from LCCC on LCTA Bus Route

370 Tax Preparation

141 Kossack St. Saturday April 9 8am-1pm Home furnishings, curtains, bedding, seasonal items, ceramic, dishes.

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Holy Trinity Church Hughes Street Saturday, April 9th 9am-Noon $1 a bag day.

370 Tax Preparation

WYOMING CRAFT SHOW/ FLEA MARKET April 9th 9am-2pm 376 Wyoming Ave. Wyoming United Methodist Church

28 Vendors Food Available


752 Landscaping & Gardening Brizzy’s

Arbor Care & Landscaping Tree trimming, pruning & removal. Stump Grinding, Cabling. Free Estimates Fully Insured 570-542-7265 CHIPPER, shredder, mulcher, bagger. Craftsman 5 HP. 3 cutting stages. Very good condition. $350. 675-4383 DONE-RIGHT Pressure Washing Patios, decks, siding, concrete. Serving Lackawanna & Luzerne Counties. 570-655-4004 LAWN & SHRUB MAINTENANCE. See our ad under 1165 Lawn Care in Call an Expert. Spike & Gorilla’s Lawn Care & Outdoor Maintenance We do it all! Lawn Care - Summer packages available, concrete patios, tree trimming & removal. Gutter cleaning. Custom dog Kennels & wooden playsets. 570-702-2497 TRIMMER/EDGER Torro electric, 10” cut, new in box $20. 825-9744


HAULMARK ‘07 TRAILER 6’X14’ Like new with



Old Postcards & Local Photo’s, Lead Soldiers & Old Toys, Mining & Military Stuff, Old Crocks, Jugs & Bottles, Fine China & Glassware, Local Advertising

LAWNMOWER BLADE monitor meter, with cables new, never used $5. 570-735-6638


DIABETES Lancets box of 100 $5. 570-654-6283 LANCETS box of 100 $5. each. Diabetic syringes 60 bags of 10 $.50 each. Lontus Insulin 5 boxes $20. each. Novolog Insulin 5 boxes $20. each. One Touch Ultra Mini $5. AccuChek Aviva $5. One Touch Ultra 2 $5. 570-239-0057


Summit stairway lift, one year old, barely used, battery backup. Asking $1800 or best offer. Call 570-401-1558 POWER CHAIR Jazzy Select, $700 or best offer Call for more details 570-829-2411

Selling Your Furniture? Do it here in the Classifieds! 570-829-7130 SCOOTERS: Golden Avenger $100; Amigo $100; Wrangler 4-wheels (Pride Mobility)$250 & one other $100. Or best offer for any. Call between 12pm & 4pm. 570-287-3826

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40% OFF of your last years tax preparation fee, new clients only


570-822-5005 Wilkes-Barre, PA

minimum $80.00

AUTO & TRUCK MANUALS: 19501985. $10 each. Pinto Trailer Hook for dump truck: $50. OBO. 570-823-6829

AIR PURIFIER : Ionic Breeze by Sharper Image $65. 570-779-4176 ATTENDS Adult underwear XL size, 14 per package $5. each. 288-9940

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

BED RUG with cover for Chevy S-10 pickup 6’ box. $200. 570-655-0546

HELMET, size medium, black, $8 or best offer. 823-4941




Production/ Operations

Production/ Operations

Production/ Operations




for FULL TIME work with great BENEFITS? MACHINE OPERATORS needed for busy plastic manufacturing plant. $9.00/hr. to to start. 60-90 day evaluation with $ increase $ based on YOUR performance, attendance etc. 12 hour shifts on alternating 3 & 4 day work weeks. Every other weekend a must. Previous mfg. experience preferred. Some heavy lifting. Promotion from within opportunities. Benefit Pkg. includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Ins., Vacation, Holiday pay PLUS Applicants may apply between: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Mon – Fri.


20 Elmwood Avenue Crestwood Industrial Park Mountaintop, PA 18707 EOE We are a drug free workplace.


Business/ Strategic Management


Business/ Strategic Management

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Osterhout Free Library is seeking an Executive Director to lead the overall operations and development of Osterhout Library system and its three branches. The incumbent will serve as the Administrator of the Wilkes-Barre District Library System and the Luzerne County Library System. Qualifications include and MLS from an ALA accredited program, and minimum of seven years’ experience including four years in administrative capacity, and excellent communication skills.

Competitive salary & benefit package. Forward resume & cover letter to Search Committee 71 S. Franklin St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 No Phone Calls. EOE.

566 Sales/Business Development

566 Sales/Business Development

AUTOMOTIVE SALES CONSULTANTS Valley Chevrolet is seeking individuals who are self-starters, team-oriented and driven. (No experience necessary)

We Offer: • Salary & Commission • Benefits • 401k Plan • 5 Day Work Week • Huge New & Used Inventory Apply in person to: Blake Gagliardi, Sales Manager Rick Merrick, Sales Manager

WHEELCHAIR: 24” wide heavy duty. One of a kind. Like new. $249 negotiable. 570-655-9452

601 Kidder Street, Wilkes-Barre


Production/ Operations


Production/ Operations


The Times Leader has Immediate opening for Night & Day Shifts part time Inserter/Packager for our Packaging Department. Experience preferred, but will train the right candidate. This position reports directly to the Packaging Supervisor. Duties include but are not limited to: • Opening of insert skids • Feeding of circulars into assigned hoppers • Stackdown of ROP • Clean up of Packaging Department at the end of assigned shift Employees must be able to work flexible hours and be able to lift at least 25 lbs. and have own vehicle. Pre-employment drug screening and background check required.

Interested candidates should mail, E-mail or fax a letter of interest or resume:

Human Resources Department The Times Leader 15 N. Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 Email: Fax: 570-831-7364 NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE! We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

PAYING Individual & Small Business’ 20 + years experience

Medical Equipment

CRT MONITOR 16” with power cable, excellent condition $10. 570-287-4994



758 Miscellaneous

AB CIRCLE PRO $75. 570-735-4824

electric brakes, new tires and reinforced tongue. $2700. 570-239-5457



Machinery & Equipment

758 Miscellaneous



Located Directly across from the Dallas Agway on Rt. 415 Look for our blue & white signs Tues. thru Sat. 10 am to 5 pm 570-674-2646


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair

TRUCK SERVICE TECHNICIAN McCarthy Tire Service Co., Inc, has immediate full time openings for Truck Service Technicians at our location on Kidder Street. Qualified candidates must possess a valid driver’s license, experience in changing/fixing tires is preferred but not necessary, training will be provided by employer. We offer a very competitive pay rate and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 401(K) program with a company match. Interested applicants may apply in person at 340 Kidder Street, or call Jeff at 570.822.3151 for more information.



758 Miscellaneous

758 Miscellaneous

BATHROOM SINK SET: Gerber white porcelain bathroom sink with mirror and medicine cabinet. Matching set. $80. 570-331-8183

PAINTINGS 2 beautiful 16x20 paintings of the Sullivan Trail Coal breaker that was a Pagnotti Enterprise structure that stood off Exeter Ave,. West Pittston. $40. each. (2) Beautiful nostalgic paintings 16x20 of the Old Newcomb Bros Coal & Ice buildings and coal silos that once stood at the bottom of Tompkins, Pittston Paintings by a well known Pittston artist $40. each. call Jim 655 9474 email bing

BEDDING: Comforter, Shams & Dust Ruffle for Double Bed. Green with Pink Flowers. $8. 570-639-2780 BEDLINER: 89 Chevy S10, standard cab $30. 2000 Chevy Cavalier LS rear trunk spoiler, black $10. Four barrel carb running from Chevy motor $50. 3 suitcases in excellent shape $40. 570-740-1246

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BEDLINER: 89 Chevy S10, standard cab $30. 2000 Chevy Cavalier LS rear trunk spoiler, black $10. Four barrel carb running from Chevy motor $50. 3 suitcases in excellent shape $40. 570-740-1246 BEER MEISER DANSBY 1/4 KEG ONLY. $225. 570-283-2047 BOOKS, The Twilight Series, 3 paperback, 1 hardcover. One has music disc & poster $25. for all. 3 ARTIFICIAL HOME INDOOR DECORATOR TREES. Asking $15. each. VALANCES (5) hunter green with bullion fringe on bottom, will cover 2 single windows or 1 large window up to 100”, has 3” pocket for rod, asking $20 for all. Call between 9am - 9pm 570-474-2756. BUG GUARD chrome like bug guard & mirror guards for 2004 Dodge Durango, excellent condition. $35. 570-902-5244 CANES & WALKING STICKS for hiking & walking, 15 available $4. each. GARDEN DISPLAY concrete donkey with flower cart 3’x 3’ $100. Manger for Christmas display, home made, 15 Figurines. 12 “ x 15 “ $12 CUTLERY 15 Knives in case $6. CHRISTMAS ITEMS over 200 items includes tree ornaments, under tree items, window displays, lights, flowers & vases, all for $60. 570-735-2081. CANISTER SET 4 piece, burgundy, $8. Hamilton Beach can opener, used less than 1 year $8. Electrolux canister 4 ply bags Style C generic 10 count $10. Electrolux upright 4 ply, style U 8 count $10. Style U generic upright 4 ply 10 count $10. 570-868-6018 CANNING JARS: Quarts $3/doz. Pints $3/doz. 1/2 Pints $2/doz. 6 Glass 5 gallon water jugs with metal holding racks. $75. 570-735-4580 DINNERWARE: English Ironstone serving for 8. Silver Elegance Pattern. $20. 570-825-8256 DINNERWARE: Farberware China (Calais #4173). 44 piece includes service for 8 with sugar bowl, creamer, serving plate & bowl. Used once will sacrifice for $50. 331-0815 DINNERWARE: White with 22k gold trim. Creamer, large platter & sugar bowl. Serving for 8,. Never used. Bought in 1948. Made in USA. 570-693-1088 LADDER: 22 foot, wood extension. $29. Call after 5pm. 570-287-7684. LUGGAGE Samsonite 2 piece $40. 570-825-2494 MOTORCYCLE MUFFLERS: Chrome for Harley Davidson Road King. $25 each or $40 for two. 570-675-3414 MUGS 2 Campbells Soup Tourine Mugs $10. Oster 2lb Bread Machine $20. Whelen small lightbar, red & blue lens $20. 570-675-0248

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PERFUME & PERFUME GIFT SET in original boxes, Wings, White Diamonds, Eternity, Bob Mackie, Mambo, $8. to $45. 570-301-8515 RELIGIOUS ITEMS Hand made Rosaries, $5. 570-829-2411 ROTISSERIE - Ron Popeil’s Showtime. Excellent condition. Used once. $75. Call 674-7858


WALLPAPER 1,000’s of patterns

WALLPAPER & BLIND WAREHOUSE 30 Forrest St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 570-970-6683

SEWING MACHINE: Singer Capri Precision Built Deluxe in cabinet, good condition. $25. call 570 735-0191 SILVERWARE. Rogers service for 8. Lighted ceramic Easter bunny $10. 2 boxes assorted books $5. 570-675-0920 TIRE: 1 Goodyear Invicta P195/70R16 on wheel 5 hole from “92 Dodge Spirit $35. 1 Goodyear Convenience Spare (new) 125/80D16 3 Caravan 15” wheels (5 hole) 4 Kelly Navagator Gold P195 /75R14 with wheel (5 hole) good 2 Kelly Navigator 800S 195/75R14 on wheel (5 hole) good 1 Kelly Explorer P205/70R15 from truck. $35. each. 570-868-6772 TIRES. 4 Kumho P195/70/R14 like new, less than 500 miles. 5th tire spare mounted on 98 Camry wheel. All for $250. after 7 pm 570-822-1811


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ORGAN: Hammond Commodore Full Performance Console (walnut finish). 5 pre-sets, tone bars, built-in Leslie speakers, automatic rhythm. Includes bench. $500 or best offer. 570-472-9660

To place your ad Call Toll Free 1-800-427-8649 PIANO: Upright acoustic piano. Original Ivory Keys, Mahogany wood. Becker Bros. N.Y. Deep, full sound. Perfect for student or teaching studio. $100. 883-7584

764 Musical Lessons/Services PIANO: Baldwin Console $800. Just tuned, excellent condition. Call 570-898-1278


Office Equipment

FILE CABINET desktop, 15”x18”, holds hanging folders,$15. 570-655-2154 PRINTER, Fax, Copier, Scanner. 4 in 1 HP Series 2200. Excellent condition $50. 570-675-4383 TYPEWRITER: Electric Smith Corona Typewriter/Work Processor. Very Good Condition with ribbons. $50. 570-788-2388 after 5:00 PM.


Personal Electronics

ADDING MACHINES: Monroe 3140 $25 . Texas Instruments $15. 570-779-4176 PRESIDIAN DIGITAL PHONE SYSTEM answering machine & 2 portable phones. $20. 570-675-0248 TRANSCEIVER Vintage 1975, 40 channel, JCPenney, model, 6218, 12 volt, CB transceiver with LED, TX-RX indicator, ANL, NB, PA, controls, microphone, like new $99. Or best offer. 570-287-2901


Photo Equipment

CANON ultrasonic EF, 28-200mm, AFMF, F/3.5-5.6 USM, Macro-zoom lens in box $175 or best offer. 570-287-2901

TIRES: 4 Michelin green x MXV4 plus radial tires. XSE p205/55R16 M&S 15,000 miles on tires, excellent condition!! Tires sell new at Jack Williams for $189. each. Asking $250. 570-926-5075

DIGITAL CAMERA HP Photosmart 7.2 Megapixel palmsized Camera w/3x optical and 8x digital zoom. Large Screen. 2 Gig SD card with minor dings. $59 call Rick 570-283-2552

TOASTER: white $3. Coffee machine: white Betty Crocker, 4 cup $3. 570-472-1646


TRAILER HITCH with hardware, fits 20052008 Escape, Mercury Mariner, Mazda Tribute $110. CARGO COVER fits 2005-2008 Escape & Mercury Mariner. $50. 570-466-1214 WHEELS Toyota Scion 16” steel 5 lug wheels. Total of 4. Brand new. $180 570-287-1642 WICKER STAND with spring, fall & winter silk flowers $10. 2 small dressed angels on bench $5. 2 porcelain dressed bunnies on wicker bench $12. 1 granny bunny dressed on small rocker $5. Jewelry Box 12”x5” $2. 570-287-4994

760 Monuments & Lots GRAVE LOT Near baby land at Memorial Shine in Carverton. $400. Call 570-287-6327

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Musical Instruments

GUITAR, electric, fender strat, red, like new with case $225. Mandolin, electric cutaway, by ovation, like new with case $150. Amplifier 25w with reverb, fender like new in box $75. Amplifier 15w with reverb, fender new in box. $45 570-371-8581

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Pools & Spas

HEATER/POOL, brand new in unopened box propane 100,000 btu, for above ground pools up to 24, with manufacturers warranty. Call after 6:30 week days or any time week ends. $699. 570-675-0005 POOL: Intex 4 ft pool ladder $. 570-574-3418


Restaurant Equipment

BEVERAGE COOLER, for restaurant use, with double swing door, Asking $1,500 or best offer. Call (570) 459-6017


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


RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT, Somerset Dough Sheeter, Model CAR-100. 1 available. $1,500 each Call for more info 570-498-3616.


SOMERSET TURN OVER MACHINE model SPM45, $500. VICTORY 2 door frigerator, Model RAA2D575D, $200 For more information, call


776 Sporting Goods BASEBALL EQUIPMENT:USED. CATCHERS MITT, youth, Rawlings new $25. Men’s Nike tan catchers Mitt, used $15. Youth Pro Nike catcher leg guards, used $10. Youth Louisville Slugger outfielders glove, used $10. Omaha Little League bat (gold), used $15. Call 570-868-613 BASKETBALL HOOP Portable, missing screws for connecting backboard & hoop to post. $20 570-574-3418

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786 Toys & Games

BICYCLE, Bmx Haro Backtrail X1 Nyquist, 20 x2.1 tires; 24T sealed bottom bracket. Ridden only 2 or 3 times since new & the child did not like it; looks new; CRMO seat tube & cranks. Nice present. New $249. asking $149. 570-696-1410.

BOARD GAMES: Vintage 1982 Parker Brothers, William Fuld, Ouija in box $25. Vintage 1975 Selchow & Righter Co., Parcheesi, in box $25. Best offer. 570-287-2901

BOXING BAG: Everlast boxing heavy bag, good condition, $42. Boxing speed bag with mounting hardware, good condition, $32. 570-430-4054



Rifles, Swords & Daggers, Military Items Vintage Scopes Old Toys & Coins


570-417-9200 DRIVER, Adams Redline Titanium. 460cc. Graphite shaft, 10.5 deg. $40. call after 7 pm (570) 822-1811 FISHING ROD & REEL: $25. 570-825-2494 GOLF CLUBS: (4) various drivers $20. each. 735-4824 HARD BALL BAT: Easton Stealth SC 900. 32 inch, 29 oz. Hardly used. $75. 570-283-5958 after 5pm or 570-3013484 anytime. PUMP electric pump Coleman $15. 570-288-1063 SKIS: USA Super S Volart 72IN Skis with Salomon 900S aluim bindings $150. 570-287-2901 TACKLE BOX: New. $3. Skateboard. 17” x 15”. New. $5. Backpack. New. $3. 570-287-4994 TENT Pop-up cloth paintball bunker/ tent, never used, $20. Huffy Micro bike, blue, $30. 570-239-5292

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DOLLS: Four $20. 570-825-2494 DVD’S Harry Potter (1st four movies) all $30. Goosebumps DVD’s (4) & books (12) -all $25. 570-237-1583

POTTERY WHEEL: child’s deluxe wheel with extra clay used once, paints unopened. $15 570-331-0815 WWE wrestling championship toy belts $10. each Little Tikes girls pink vanity pink $25. Little Tikes kitchen set & chair $30. Little Tikes grill $10. Disney Princess tricycle with adult push handle $25. Children’s shopping cart $10. Children’s Dirt Devil battery operated vacuum asking $10. Lego set (small) $5. 570-239-5292


$150 each Paper Trained Health Guarantee Family Raised 570-256-7996



(570)991-7448 (570)48GOLD8

1092 Highway 315 Blvd (Plaza 315) 315N .3 miles after Motorwold

TV-Sany-27” good condition, remote$15. 570-288-1063


Mon-Sat 10am - 8pm Closed Sundays

Highest Cash Pay Outs Guaranteed We Pay At Least 76% of the London Fix Market Price for All Gold Jewelry Visit us at Or email us at wilkesbarregold@

Video Equipment




12 weeks & up. Shots, neutered,


824-4172, 9-9 only.




TURKEY CALLS: Friction Slate/Glass. Lists $49. Mouth calls: push/pin. $7. Friction selling $20. $3.50 each. Call 570-287-2073

DVD PLAYER: new in box with remote, never used. $20. 570-288-1063




Call 829-7130

Stereos/ Accessories

STEREO: Technics with 2 3 1/2” speakers $50. 239-5292


Televisions/ Accessories

SONY TV: 35” Trinitron. Works perfect. $125. 570-675-3414




Yankee Baseball

Tigers 4/2, $79 Blue Jays 4/30, $79 Red Sox 5/14, $99 Red Sox 5/15, $99 Mets 5/21, $99 Mets 5/22, $99

Phillies Baseball

Cubs 6/11, $85 A’s 6/25, $85 Red Sox 6/30 $95

Mets Baseball

Yankees 7/2, $95 Phillies 7/17, $85 Cardinals 7/21, $75

Baseball Overnight

Red Sox @ Pirates 6/25-6/26 $239 Mariners @ Red Sox 7/23-7/24 $219 Yankees @ Orioles 8/27-8/28 $209

Nascar At Dover 5/15 & 10/2 $159 each Race

New York City Brunch Cruise 6/5, $99


CONCERT TICKETS: 2 tickets for Avenged Sevenfold, Three Days Grace, and SevenDust. Section 205. Row F. $100. 299-0324 ELTON JOHN TICKETS - 2 tickets for April 11. On right, by stage, seats 102 & 204. $158 for both tickets or $79 each. 570-823-4572


4 tickets for Elton John at Mohegan Sun Wachovia arena. April 22, floor- 14 rows from stage. 570-446-3254 TICKETS MUST SELL!! Two $200 US Airways flight vouchers. $300 OBO! 570-814-4643

786 Toys & Games AMERICAN GIRL DOLLS: Josefina $50.00; clothes $10 each; Brown Hair American Girl Doll $35; clothes $10 each; Bitty Baby Twins blonde boy & girl $45 (for pair); clothes for twins $15 for set; Lyndsey Doll $90; clothes $10 each, Molly Doll $50; Carrier for bitty $15; American Girl doll Jogging Stroller $45. All in excellent condition. 570-477-1965

Video Game Systems/Games

GUITAR ONLY for Guitar Hero III X-Box 360 & Playstation 2, used almost new $20. 570-868-6018 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

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AKC, 11 weeks, Champion bloodline. 1st & 2nd Shots & wormed. Vet checked. $300 to $400. 570-864-2643


Chihuahuas, Huskies, Poms, Min Pins, Shih Tzus, Yorkies, Maltese, Dachshunds, Pugs, Labs & more! 570-453-6900 or 570-764-2578


Parents on premises Shots Current. $500. Pomeranian Puppies $600. Call 570-401-1838 ST. ST. BERNARD PUPS. ACA. Wormed and shots $500 each. 570-743-8049

4 Weeks Old, Vet Checked, Dew Claws Removed. Tails Docked, $650. 4 females, 3 males. Available May 4th. (570) 751-2236

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.



5 females available, asking $550 each. Pups come from champion bloodlines & are excellent pets! Available by Easter. 570-8545511 or email


CHINCHILLA 1 & 1/2 Years old, 2 cages & all equipment. $150 Call 570-814-7002


Pet Services

Spring Is Here Great time to Train Your Dog! Puppy Basic Obedience Starting April 16 and April 17 Reasonable Rates Call Mary at 570-332-4095 for more info.



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The Video Game Store

1150 S. Main Scranton Mon - Sat, 12pm – 6pm 570-822-9929

VITO’S & GINO’S Wanted: Junk Cars & Trucks Highest Prices Paid!! FREE PICKUP


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1206 Spring St. Totally remodeled 2 bedroom home with fabulous kitchen, 2 car garage, inground heated pool and 4 person hot tub. Finished basement could be a 3rd bedroom. Duryea Borough. MLS #11-576 $145,900 Call Charlie VM 101 570-829-6200

37 Chestnut Road (Old Farm Estates) Custom built solid brick 4 bedroom, 3.5 baths Colonial style home with an open floor plan on 1+ acre lot in the Poconos. A few of the amenities include central A/C. 2 Master bedrooms each with bath room and fireplace, ultramodern kitchen, hardwood floors throughout, cathedral ceiling and 2 car garage. MLS #11-653 $469,900 Call Kim 570-466-3338

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AMERICAN BULL DOG Female, brown & white, 5 months old, good with children, trained. Includes crate. AKC papers. $350 570-905-0260

American Bulldog Puppies, NKC

Brindle & White, 6 Males, 4 Females, Shots & Wormed, Ready April 25, $800.00 each, Call Steve at 570-956-7166


Shepherds By Fanti 25 Yrs. Experience Family Raised Black/Tan, Black/Red. M/F Hasenborn-Arminus 570-825-5597 570-239-5498


AKC Registered. First shots & wormed. Parents on premises. www. 570-746-1689


Mastiff Puppies ICCF Registered. Sire over 200 lbs. Blue & blue fawn. Vet Checked 570-617-4880

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314 Packer St. Newly remodeled 3 bedroom home with 1st floor master, 1.5 baths, detached garage, all new siding , windows, shingles, water heater, kitchen and bathrooms. A must see house! $119,900 MLS 11-73 Call Tom 570-262-7716


Pet Supplies

REPTILE TANK: 55 gallon with metal stand, metal mesh flip top lid, lamp, heat pad, & décor $100. 10 gallon with metal mesh lid, cave & water bowl $40. 570-474-0154

The Video Game Store 28 S. Main W.B. Open Mon- Sat, 12pm – 6pm 570-822-9929 / 570-941-9908

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Stereo/TV/ Electronics

DVD Player, Samsung with remote, excellent condition $20. 570-675-4383


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GAME TABLE 10 IN 1 approximate 3 X 5 $50. 868-6018 GAMES Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader? , new, sealed $12. Little Tykes snacks & snow cones cart, working cone maker, beverage dispenser, snackvending tubes, play cash register, a scale, cutting boards, used 2x $40. cash or paypal 570-735-2661


8 weeks old, wormed. Yellows $350 each. Blacks $250. each. 570-836-1090


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16 Hazleton St Conveniently located to Rt. 309 and 81. Off street parking in front and rear. Two-story, 3 bedroom, modern kitchen, Pergo flooring in living room and dining room, modern bath, low gas utility bills. MLS#10-3703 . Price reduced to $68,500. Call Maribeth Jones at 696-6565


29 Brown St. Solid 2 story home with 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, vinyl sided, large carport and fenced yard. Convenient location. Home needs updating by great potential. $79,900 MLS 11-74 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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2360 Laurel Run Rd.


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Very well maintained Log home and serene property awaits you. This home features 3 bedrooms, including a very spcious 22x12 master bedroom. Open floor plan allows for great entertaining. Stone fireplace in keeping with the rustic theme. Full walk-out basement gives the potential for more living space. 17x15 deck overlooks the woods. $239,000 MLS #10-2433 Call Tracy Zarola 570-574-6465 570-696-0723



2992 Laurel Run Rd. Absolutely stunning jewel snuggled on 1 acre lot bordering state game lands. Rec room can be re-converted to garage. This stylish 4 bedroom modern home can be heated for only $700 a year! Entertain or relax in our 600 sq ft + family room featuring a coal stove, built in aquarium and full wet bar! State of the art alarm system. Enjoy serenity on the patio or the 10x17 deck and only minutes from town MLS #11-555 $189,900 Sandy Rovinski Call 288-0770 Ext. 25 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770


Contemporary style home in need of some TLC. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, kitchen, dining room, living room with fireplace, foyer, laundry room, full basement & 2 car attached garage on 9+ mostly cleared & flat acres. $180,000 MLS# 10-4750 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

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Stunning 2 story with 2 master bedroom suites, oversized rooms, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, deck, neutral colors, great location. All measurements are approximate. Just Reduced $185,000 570-696-2468


(Newberry Estate) 3 bedroom, 2 bath first floor condo offers a spectacular golf course view! Central a/c. Fireplace. Huge closets. 3 patios. Garage. Pool, tennis, golf. Many extras. $149,900 Ask for Bob Kopec Humford Realty 570-822-5126


Estate like 6.35 acre setting in Northwoods. 5,000 sq. ft. in all. Classic brick home features Summit Pointe Builders attention to detail at every turn. 2 story family room with accent windows & fire place, modern maple kitchen with cherry finish, den with Oak built-ins, impressive oak entry. Elegant master with whirlpool overlooking wooded lot. Formal living room, 4 bedrooms, 5 baths. 4 car garage & 2,500 sq. ft. barn/shop for car enthusiasts or other use. $650,000 Call Kevin 570-696-1195 or 570-696-5420



New construction on 1 acre lot. 2500 sq. ft. 2 story, 4 or 5 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, Great room with cathedral ceiling, fire place, dual zone gas heat & central air, 2 car garage, REDUCED Now!! NOW $284,900. Call 570-675-4805

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Nice 2 bedroom ranch in Great Neighborhood! Large Living Room, sunny eat-in kitchen & oversized bath. Perfect place to start out or downsize to. $62,900 MLS# 10-4624 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141


2 bedroom, 1 bath. Cherry kitchen, large enclosed rear porch with heat, 1 car garage, asking $94,900. Call 570-675-4805 NEW LISTING! Desirable upscale Dallas neighborhood. Attention to detail at every turn in this 5000+SF home on three floors. Oversized cherry kitchen with granite island and upgraded appliances. Tray ceiling, crown and panel moldings, family room with vaulted ceiling and gas fireplace. First floor den/library, 5 bedrooms, 5 baths, finished lower level, 1 year new 20x42 Oasis in-ground pool, 3-car garage on a 1+/- acre lot. MLS#11-1067 $619,900. Call Maribeth Jones 696-6565

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152 Pine Drive Bright & Open floor plan - 4 year old two story home set on 2.26 private ares - Fabulous modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances. 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Detailed moldings & hardwood floors. Walk out basement $345,000 MLS# 11-901 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801


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4 bedroom bi-level with open floor plan. Large eat-it kitchen, 2 baths & fantastic great room all on 2 private acres. Ideal Mother/daughter home. $219,900 MLS# 10-2022 Call Jeannie Four Star McCabeRealty 570-674-9950


Single family home for sale in quiet neighborhoodBeautiful 2400 Sq. Ft. 6 bedroom, 2 full baths, 2 story home, fully air conditioned, oil & gas heat, renovated kitchen, full unfinished basement, 2 enclosed porches, 15 x 20 deck with power awning cover – generous size lot, off street parking, first floor washer/dryer. All appliances included. Offering price $180,000 Call 570-421-0587 or use “Dupont Home” in E-mail subject line.


Blueberry Hill. 3 bedroom ranch. Large lot with pool. Lease To Buy. For more details, call (570) 655-8118



Classic home, two story, single family, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, single car detached garage, eat-in kitchen, dining room, family room, living room, oil heat, unfinished basement, 110x115, a landscaped yard with a front covered porch and large patios in the rear $126,900. Call (570) 840-4654 before 9:00 p.m. for a private showing or email mulch810



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163 Poplar St. Nice 2 1/2 story home with original woodwork. Corner lot in quiet neighborhood. Roof 9 years old. Hardwood floors in good condition. Ductless AC and new 100 amp wiring MLS #11-625 $89,000 Donald Crossin 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

Stunning view of the Wyoming Valley architecturally built on pristine 1 acre lot…grape vines, fruit trees, fish pond, raised gardens, contemporary home with Great room fireplace, beamed ceilings, hardwood flooring and much more! MLS#11-1079 $325,000. Call Maribeth Jones 696-6565

Pettebone St.

66 East Grove St., Time to purchase your first home! Why keep paying rent, this ½ double is a great starter home! Nice size rooms, eat-in kitchen, 1st floor laundry, attic pull down for storage, some replacement windows & a fenced in yard. Take a look & make your offer! $27,800 MLS#10-3582 Jill Jones 570-696-6550

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Wildflower Village 1101 Chicory Court This immaculate end unit townhome, 5 years young, is ready and waiting for its new owner to move right in! Bright 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, new carpeting and flooring throughout, crown moulding. Gas furnace and air conditioning. Back yard features patio, vinyl fence and storage $116,000 MLS 11-144 Call Terry 570-885-3041 or Angie 570-885-4896



rooms, 4 bath rooms, double car attached garage, eat-in kitchen, dining room, family room, living room, central air, finished basement, Half acre +, deck. Conveniently located between Clarks Summit and Tunkhannock; hardwood floors; central vac; retractable deck awning; pristine condition. Call Shari at ERA Brady Associates $275,000 Call (570) 836-3848 or email


RR1, Box 297 MAJESTIC VIEW! 3 bedroom brick Ranch home nestled on approximately an acre of well groomed riverfront land with breathtaking scenic views, cascading tree lines and the legendary cliffs of Falls. Beautiful bird and wildlife to dazzle the eye and excellent fishing and hunting for your enjoyment. Living room w/fireplace, family room, full heated basement, riverfront deck, central A/C and much more. A one of a a kind find. Must see! MLS #10-3751 $182,000 Call Debbie McGuire 570-332-4413 Crossin Real Estate 570-288-0770


Beautiful remodeled home in nice neighborhood. 4 bed, 3 bath, new carpeting new kitchen, stainless appliances. A must see. $174,500. Leave Message 570-881-8493


58 and 60 W. Saint Marys Road. Reassessed by the county in 2006 to $154,000 after the appeal in 2008 it became reassessed to $112,000. Two homes on one lot. Close to schools, nice neighborhood. Two fridge's, two stoves, two washers, two dryers and one dishwasher all included. Off street parking for seven, fenced in yard. The larger home is 3 bedroom, 1.5 baths, wall to wall carpet, freshly painted, finished basement, natural wood work throughout and an enclosed back porch. Ceramic tile kitchen, counter top, 1.5 bath, office and foyer. New Roof, hot water heaters and insulation. The back house is a three floor, 2 bedroom. Both have separate utilities. $134,000 Call Andy 570-714-9225

Hanover Township HANOVERmodern GREEN 3 Ranch,

bedrooms, 1.5 bath rooms, hardwood floors, move in condition. Large eat in kitchen with new cabinets, ceramic tile, & stainless steel appliances. Finished basement, newly carpeted family room. Custom bar with tile flooring & modern half bath. Fenced yard, large sunroom & 1 car garage. Roof, furnace & hot water heater are less than 5 years old. $140,000 Call (570) 824-7894 for a private showing

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Single family home located on a well manicured fenced corner lot. This home provides paved off street parking & a single car detached garage. Entering the front door you’re greeted by hardwood floors, updated windows & a pleasant floor plan. Seller will pay 3% towards closing costs. Call for appointment $89,900 MLS# 10-4598 Call Vieve Zaroda (570) 474-6307 Ext. 2772

Reduced! Bi-Level. 1,750 sq ft. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 car garage. New carpeting, paint, etc. Large lot. Asking $118,000. Deremer Realty 570-477-1149

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Ashley Road Live in one side, rent the other. 3 bedrooms each side with 1.5 baths. Nice rural area. Large Yard. $93,000. Call for appointment. 570-606-6093


Two homes, front & rear, on 1 lot. One car garage, patio. Front home has 3 bedrooms, huge kitchen, lots of storage and a workshop in the basement; Rear home features new kitchen, 2 bedrooms and good storage space. Call for appointment $89,900 MLS# 10-4597 Call Vieve Zaroda (570) 474-6307 Ext. 2772

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476 Wyoming St. Nice 3 bedroom single home. Gas heat. COnvenient location. To settle estate. Affordable @ $39,500 Call Jim for details

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8 Diamond Ave. Loads of space in this modernized traditional home. 3rd floor is a large bedroom with walk-in closet. Modern kitchen, family room addition, deck overlooking large corner lot. Not just a starter home but a home to stay in and grow! MLS #11-622 $127,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415


103 N. Church St. Well built stone construction. Convenient location to schools & public transportation. $34,900 MLS #10-4687 Call Tracy 570-696-2468


89 N. Church St. Very large 1/2 double, 3 floors of space to fill, might be possible to make this a Duplex, plenty of room in this property, 2nd kitchen started on 2nd floor. Buyer to pay full transfer tax. This is a Fannie Mae HomePath Property. ''FirstLook'' property no investor offers will be considered for 1st 15 days of listing, please see www.HomePath .com $24,900 MLS #11-55 Call Stacey 570-262-1158 570-696-2468

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HUNLOCK CREEK PRICE REDUCED 679 Appletree Rd. 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath home nestled among the trees on a very private 1 acre, this country retreat has high quality, modern updates complemented with original woodwork & builtins. Maple eat in kitchen with all appliances overlooks huge family room with floor-to-ceiling brick fire place. Formal dining room with Pella sliders look out to stone patio & inground pool. French doors lead to Master bedroom suite with walk-in closet. Central air & Hi efficient heat, water supplied spring house. $185,000 MLS #10-3089 Call Steve Shemo 570-793-9449

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Entertaining is a “must” in this waterfront compound! Spacious room sizes accommodate family and friends in this five bedroom, 3500SF beauty. Old world charm includes living room with knotty pine walls, beamed ceilings and a gas stone fireplace Dining room includes two built-in corner cupboards and sitting area with stone fireplace Game room with mahogany flooring, Five bedrooms, including fabulous views of the lake in the spacious master and fifth bedroom (presently an office). Lush gardens with perennials and annuals. 84’ of lakefront with two-story boathouse! “Low taxes”. MLS#11-1083 $850,000. Call Maribeth Jones 570-696-6565

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1509 Wyoming Ave. Freshly painted and insulated, immaculate and sitting on almost half an acre this 3 bedroom 1.5 bath home can be yours. Features include a modern kitchen, central A/C. laundry room, office and free standing fireplace. All appliances included. Just move right in! For more details and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 11-604 $190,000 Call Kim 570-466-3338

94 Ferry Road Nice vinyl sided 2 story situated on a great corner fenced lot in Hanover Twp. 2 bedrooms, 2 modern baths, additional finished space in basement for 2 more bedrooms or office/playrooms. Attached 2 car garage connected by a 9x20 breezeway which could be a great entertaining area! Above ground pool, gas fireplace, gas heat, newer roof and “All Dri” system installed in basement. MLS #11-626 $119,900 Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

1717 River Road Compact 2 story home with 3 bedrooms, 1st floor bath with laundry, large kitchen. Parking in rear with alley access. $39,900 MLS 11-99 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

JENKINS TWP. 2 W Sunrise Dr.

Well maintained bi-level continually cared for by the original owners. Upgraded kitchen with granite counter tops and breakfast bar. Four bedrooms and two baths. Large veranda over the garage. Lower level recreation room with fireplace and wet bar. 27’ x 10’ 3-season room…. A great place to entertain. Motivated sellers! Come and tour this lovely home in a great neighborhood! MLS#11-1031 $239,500 Mary Ellen Belchick 696-6566


JENKINS TWP. Main Road Country Living At It’s Best. Well Maintained farmhouse on 6+ acres. Garage, stream. Easy access to Route 11. Affordable at REDUCED TO $159,500 Bonus To Selling Office Call Jim

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New construction, 3 bedroom, 2 bath tan brick ranch on 1 acre. Features include pella windows, oak hardwood floors, carpeted bedrooms, tiled kitchen & baths, maple kitchen cabinets, hanstone countertops, propane fireplace, walk up attic, tray ceiling in living room & attached 2 car garage. $279,900 MLS# 10-4527 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

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LUZERNE New Listing Located within 1 block of elementary school & neighborhood park this spacious 4 bedrooms offers 1450 sq. ft of living space with 1.75 baths, walk up attic, and partially finished basement. Extras include gas fireplace, an inground pool with fenced yard, new gas furnace, hardwood floors & more. Call Ann Marie to schedule a showing.


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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 $179,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

LAFLIN 250 Susquehannock Drive Immaculate Cape Cod home features 1st floor master suite with office and 3/4 bath. 2nd floor has 2 large bedrooms with walk in closets and adjoining bath. 1st floor laundry and 1/2 bath, modern kitchen with bamboo floors, living room with stone fireplace. 2 tier deck overlooks above ground pool, ready for summer fun! MLS #11-657 $299,000 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

Wynd Tree Oaks Est. 2 story home with 3/4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths on 1.4 acres, 2600 Sq.Ft. on cul de sac in great neighborhood.Large kitchen, granite counters, stainless appliances, great island, sunk in living room, oak staircase, 4 car garage, decks, great view, Pittston Schools. $394,900 (570) 208-2383 or (570) 510-7918


Own this home for less than $400 a month! Large 3 bedroom home with formal dining room, off street parking and large yard. For more information and photos, log onto www.atlas MLS#09-2449 $64,900 Call Charles

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1509 Grove St. Just across the Avoca border sits this quaint 3 bedroom Ranch home on a triangular shaped lot. If you want low taxes and utilities, this is the house for you! MLS #11-773 $59,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415



23 Mead St. Newly remodeled 2 story on a corner lot with fenced in yard and 2 car garage. 4 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1,660 sq. ft. $89,900 MLS 10-3684 Call Bill 570-362-4158



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Beautiful Bi-Level with Oak Hardwood Floors in Living room, Dining room, Hallways & Staircase. Upgrades Galore, central air, gas heat, 16x32 in-ground pool surrounded with Perennial Gardens & Fenced yard with Hot Tub, shed, deck, oversized driveway, 1 car garage. 1 year warranty. $189,900 MLS# 10-3677 Call Nancy Palumbo 570-714-9240

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73 Parry St. Recently renovated 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home on a large lot in great location. Steps away from the Back Mountain trail. Features a wrap around porch, hardwood floors downstairs, new wall-to-wall carpeting upstairs. 2nd floor laundry, brand new bathrooms, large walk in closet and spacious yard. Move in condition! MLS 11-220 $114,900 Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 Crossin Real Estate 570-288-0770


NEW LISTING! Charming two-story home with hardwood and pine floors, modern kitchen and baths, formal living room and dining room, 3 bedrooms, gas heat, separate 330SF of office space. Detached garage and carport, updated windows, roof and furnace. Zoned business commercial. MLS#11-1010 $129,000 Call Maribeth Jones 570-696-6565

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MOCANAQUA 7 Hickorywood Dr. Wonderful 4 bedroom Ranch with sweeping views of the valley. Master bedroom with walkin closet and bath, ultra modern eat-in kitchen with granite counters and cherry cabinets with large island and stainless steel appliances. 2 car garage, full unfinished basement with walk-out to yard. MLS #10-4060 $269,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

Beautiful Home Completely remodeled Inside & Out. An absolute must see property! New electrical, plumbing, roof, wall to wall carpeting, windows, interior & exterior doors, new oak kitchen with tile floor, hardwood staircase, all new light fixtures, new hot water heater & baseboard heating units. MLS# 10-4137 Call 570-696-2468

144 Patriot Circle This is a move in ready, updated townhome with beautiful granite & marble floors, tile backsplashes & a large deck with canopy. $108,000 MLS #10-3937 Call Mary Price 570-472-1395 570-474-9801


Affordable New Construction with Pond - 2 Available

1/2 acre pond view. 1 acre with pond. Central sewer. Roomy 2 story with hardwood, tile, maple kitchen, 2 car garage and all the goodies. Complete move in package from the low $200’s. 90 day build time. Financing available.

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Bow Creek Manor Meticulously maintained 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath two story on almost 1 acre. Master bedroom suite. 2 family rooms. 2 fireplaces. Office/den. Large deck overlooking a private wooded yard. 3 car garage. $369,000. Bob Kopec Humford Realty 570-822-5126


2 bedroom, 1 bath home across street from the river with detached 2 car garage. $59,900 MLS# 11-283 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141


45 Jeanette St

Beautiful sprawling three bedroom one and a half ranch is situated on a large level lot with foyer,formal dining room, hardwood floors, lots of closet space, finished basement with a fireplace, enclosed three seasons porch and attached two car garage. Ready to move in and priced right! All measurements are approximate.This property qualifies for The 100% Rural Housing Mortgage for qualified Buyer. $137,900 570-696-2468

71 Mountain Road

17 year old 2 story, single family home, Move right in this beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 baths. Eat in kitchen with pergo floors and silestone counter tops, two tiered island. Dining room, family room with fireplace, additional great room with cathedral ceiling. Finished basement with laundry room, work shop and exercise room. Forced hot air furnace, central air. Two car attached garage. Extensive landscaping with waterfall & private paver patio. 800 acres of state land out back door.


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Very nice side by side (2 unit) with off street parking for 5, public water & sewer. At present time both sides are vacant. Live in one side and rent out the other. $75,000 MLS# 10-3183 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

133 E. Broad St. Charming 3 bedroom brick ranch with ample off street parking, updated kitchen & a great fenced in yard! The basement is partially finished & heated. Hardwood under carpets. Also coal stove for heat type in basement. $113,900 MLS #10-2723 Call Mary Price 570-472-1395 570-474-9801

Gorgeous Original Woodwork & Hardwood floors. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1st floor laundry area, built-in drawers/ cabinets in 2nd floor hallway. Doublestairs leading from upstairs into foyer & kitchen. Walk-up finished attic with 2 more rooms. New furnace (‘07), Deck, Driveway, Much restoration & remodeling done. $99,900. Call Nancy Palumbo 570-714-9240


34 Carroll St. Spacious 3 or 4 bedroom home. Quiet street. MLS# 10-624 PRICE REDUCED $79,900 Call Bill (570) 362-4158


49-51 Curtis St. Fully occupied double with separate utilities. 2 bedrooms each side, off street parking and fenced in yard. MLS #10-2584 $75,900 Call Lu-Ann 570-602-9280

PITTSTON 58 Cliff St

3 bedrooms with formal dining room and 1st floor family room. Additional multi-use room on first floor. Aluminum siding. Screened-in side porch. Garage. $62,500 (PHFA: $1,875 down 5.125% interest, 30n years, $364 month) Ask for Bob Kopec Humford Realty 570-822-5126

PITTSTON 25 West Washington St. Move right into this very nice 3 bedroom 1 bath home. Lots of natural woodwork and a beautiful stained glass window. Kitchen appliances and wall to wall carpeting approximately 1 year old. Home also has a one car detached garage. $83,900 MLS 11-347 Call John 570-704-6846 Antonik & Associates, Inc. 570-735-7494

8 Butler St. Grand old home making it’s debut! Perched on a corner lot, home features original woodwork, nice size rooms, 2nd floor balcony, 2 kitchens and walk up attic. Home needs updating but has loads of potential! MLS #11-731 $49,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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Summer is just around the corner, now is the time to make the investment! 50' of lakefront on a motorboat lake! With a newer roof, remodeled kitchen and bath, not much left for you to do but relax and enjoy the Lake views from the sunroom, dining room, bedrooms or patio. This home makes a perfect summer getaway or year round home. MLS #10-3124 $269,900 Call Jill Jones


120 Parnell St. Classic Ranch in great location. 3 bedroom, 3 baths, high quality throughout. 3 season porch over looking private rear yard. Owners says sell and lowers price to $219,900. For more information and photos please visit our website at www.atlas MLS #10-2817 Call Charlie for your private showing. VM 101



3 bedroom, quiet neighborhood. Off street parking, large fenced yard. Fully insulated. Low heat bills. Move in ready. $72,000 Call (570) 262-4400



16 Defoe St. Lovely 2 story, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bath home that features open floor plan with cathedral ceiling family room. Pristine hardwood floors. 3 season sun room leads to patio, in ground pool and manicured vinyl fenced yard. $169,000 MLS 11-141 Call Terry 570-885-3041 or Angie 570-885-4896

40 Gain St. Be the first occupants of this newly constructed Ranch home on a low traffic street. All you could ask for is already here, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, hardwood and tile floors with granite and stainless steel kitchen, gas fireplace, central air, 2 car garage and rear patio and full basement. For more information and photos, log onto www.atlas MLS #10-3676 $229,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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1610 Westminster Rd

PRICE REDUCED! Gorgeous estate like property with log home plus 2 story garage on 1 acres with many outdoor features. Garage. MLS# 11-319 $325,000 Call Charles


20 Nittany Lane Convenience! Location! Easy Living! This home has it all. 3 floors of living space w/hardwood floors and gas fireplace in living room. Open floor plan, lower level family room w/laundry and 3/4 bath. 3 bedrooms w/2 full baths on upper level. Deck and patio for outdoor living! 2 zone heat, central a/c, intercom and stereo plus central vac system, 2 car garage. What more could you want? MLS #11-782 $199,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415


594 N. Main Street Beautifully redone 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch. New roof, carpeting, paint & stainless appliances. Gas heat, central air, garage, screened in back porch. Large fenced in back yard & more $139,900. Call 570-706-5496

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NEW LISTING Charming 2 story, Spacious livingroom, eat in kitchen, 1st floor laundry / powder room, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths on a deep lot with patio and waterfall. Priced to sell $54,900. Call Call Ann Marie 570-760-6769 570-288-6654 Bell Real Estate


SWOYERSVILLE 13 Lehigh St., N. Lovingly cared for 2 bedroom, 1 bath bungalow with many improvements done including new (2 yrs. old) central air and furnace. 1 car garage with attached custom built carport. This property is a “must see”! MLS #10-3624 $139,000 Donald Crossin 570-288-0770 Crossin Real Estate 570-288-0770


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


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264 Burke Street No maintenance fees. Many upgrades. Move in condition. 2,000 sq. ft. Berber, ceramic tile & hardwood. 2 bedroom, 2.5 baths. All appliances, washer & dryer & window treatments included. Walk in closet. No units in front of or behind. 1 car garage. Very private. Near all interstates. REDUCED TO $179,900 Call 570-829-3162

Completely remodeled 3 bedroom, 1.75 bath brick & aluminum ranch on over 4 acres with Pond. New stainless steel appliances, 2 car attached and 1 car built-in garage, paved driveway, open front porch, 3 season room, rear patio, brick fireplace & property goes to a stream in the back. $199,900 MLS# 10-4716 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141



Nicely maintained home. 3 bedrooms, full bath with shower, private driveway with 1 car garage, Appliances included $76,000 Call 570-655-9722 PLAINS TWP



Close to Mohegan Sun & Geisinger, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Fireplace, 2 Car Garage. Excellent Condition. All Appliances Included. Large yard. Go To for details. Asking $219,900 Call 570-817-1228 for showing

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236 Poland St. Cute 2 bedroom starter home in need of some cosmetic updating. Great for first time homebuyers. Huge lot, patio, newer windows, shed, nice location. MLS #11-772 $65,000 Call Karen Ryan


9 Jay Street Totally renovated Ranch home. Modern kitchen, modern bath, 3 bedrooms, AC, off street parking. Affordable at $149,500 570-735-8932 or 570-542-5708


Immaculate 2 story, stone & vinyl. Large lot on cul-de-sac. 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths. Detached oversized 2 car garage with loft. Tile, hardwood, granite, central air. laundry/pantry & large family room with built in bar & fireplace on 1st floor. $284,900. 570-288-3256


DUPLEX PROPERTY For Sale By Owner Move-in good condition. 1 Bedroom Each. All Separate Utilities. Off Street Parking. Great Location, Excellent Neighborhood. $55,000. MUST SELL CALL 570-407-3100

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Spring is here! Now’s the time to put in an offer on this immaculate, move in ready, 2 bedroom home! Off street parking with 1 car garage, no maintenance yard with entertainment bar, quiet neighborhood, all kitchen appliances included. You don’t want to miss out on this one! MLS 10-4063 $112,500 Call Melissa 570-237-6384


199 Clearview Ave (Turn @ Spring Garden) Classic Colonial newly remodeled featuring ALL NEW flooring, bath, dining room, living room with picture window provides fantastic views of the Back Mt., drywall, refrigerator, bath tub, lighting, deck & much more. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, eat-in kitchen, unfinished basement, brand new deck. single detached garage. Located on a quiet street. Low Taxes! This Home Is Priced Right And Will Not Last At $115,000. Shown by appointment only call 570-604-7780


REDUCED! 163 Highland Ave. Meticulously maintained 2 story on beautifully landscaped double lot in Trucksville. Newer roof, vinyl siding and windows, 3 bedrooms. 1.5 modern baths, woodburning fireplace, gas heat, fenced yard, beautiful paver patio pond and 1 car garage. Bonus additional lot across street included. This home is ready for YOU to move right in! MLS #10-2524 REDUCED! $159,000 Call Mark Mason 570-331-0982 Crossin Real Estate 570-288-0770

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Great 1/2 double located in nice West Pittston location. 3 bedrooms, new carpet. Vertical blinds with all appliances. Screened in porch and yard MLS#10-1535 $59,000 Charlie VM 101


Very well maintained, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 1 car garage in quiet neighborhood. Move in ready, hardwood floors, gas heat & great outdoor living space. Kitchen appliances included. $112,500 MLS 10-4063 Call Melissa 570-237-6384


Ledge View Development 132 Clear Spring Ct. Ranch style townhome, with 2 bedrooms, 1 3/4 modern baths, modern kitchen with stove, dishwasher, garbage disposal, fridge. Separate laundry room, 1 car garage, like new condition. MLS 11-366 $162,500 Call Lu-Ann 570-602-9280


Charming 750 sq. ft. corner lot home. All hardwood floors, new hot water boiler, gas heat, immaculate with full basement. 2 car garage. 570-446-3254

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12 Watson Street 3 bedroom Ranch. Corner, double lot, central air, all hardwood floors. $118,000. Call 570-693-4451

54 Shade Tree Rd. Well maintained bi-level in tranquil wooded setting by a stream. Large bedrooms with lots of storage throughout. Spacious open living area & large breakfast bar in kitchen (great location in quiet community but close to I-80 & 940. Comes with access to community pool. & clubhouse. This house comes with an additional lot Pin# Q11S5-VARVAR, DB/Page-Book 3004 Page 210588. Home warranty included. $135,000 MLS #10-1776 Call Mary Price 570-472-1395 570-474-9801


Very nice 3 bedroom. Newly renovated with new roof & siding. Near Mercy Hospital. $44,900! 570-650-1126

313 N. River Street Nice 2 bedroom single home, A/C, well maintained. Near courthouse & colleges. Affordably Priced @ $44,900. Call Jim

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35 Hillard St. Great neighborhood surrounds this updated 2 story with original woodwork. 3 bedroom, 1 bath, 1,500 sq.ft. oak eat-in kitchen, wood floors, stained glass windows, large room sizes, fenced yard, deck. $89,000 MLS #10-3023 Call Tracy Zarola 570-574-6465 570-696-0723



Washington St.

Large home with 5 bedrooms, within walking distance of Kings College. Possible in-law suite on 3rd floor. Great original woodwork. First floor fluted columns in living room, original stained glass window, pocket french doors, beautiful hard wood floors & large kitchen. 2 car garage, Off street parking. $40,000 MLS# 11-824 Call Michael Pinko (570) 899-3865

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39 Nicole Drive 108 Simpson St. Cute and well cared for home. Enclosed patio on back, off street parking for 4 cars. Nice big yard, privacy in rear. MLS 09-3505 $49,900 Call Jay Crossin Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770


SUNDAY 1:00PM-3:00PM Completely remodeled home with everything new. New kitchen, baths, bedrooms, tile floors, hardwoods, granite countertops, all new stainless steel appliances, refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher, free standing shower, tub for two, huge deck, large yard, excellent neighborhood $154,900 (835.00 / 30years/ 5%) 570-654-1490




Well cared for and nicely kept. A place to call home! Complete with 2 car oversized garage, central air, first floor laundry, eat in kitchen. Convenient to shopping, West Pittston pool and ball fields. $152,500 MLS 11-583 Call Judy Rice 570-714-9230

29 Amber Lane A honey of a house just over 20 years old will have a brand new roof before you move in. 2 large bedrooms freshly painted with new carpeting. Large eat in kitchen, 26x12 living room w/new carpet, 3 season room overlooking large fenced in yard. Plus a garage and driveway. Move in now! MLS #11-749 $89,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

83 E. Chestnut St. Motivated Seller is looking for offers. Modern oak kitchen, formal dining room, 1st floor laundry. Updated bath, walk in closet. Worth a look. Asking $34,800. MLS#: 09-3646 Call Jeannie Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950





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WEST WYOMING 438 Tripp St 950 Center St. Unique Property. Well maintained 2 story. 10 years old. Privacy galore. 3.5 acres. Pole Barn 30 x 56 for storage of equipment, cars or boats. A must see property. $289,000 MLS# 10-3799 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801

536 W. Eighth St. Nice starter home with 7 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1.25 baths. 1 car garage and carport. Home has plenty of parking in rear with shed and great yard. MLS #11-559 $99,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716

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Towne & Country Real Estate Co. 44 Church St 46 Church St. Rear Package Deal, sold together for $115,000. 2 units. MLS 10-3634 MLS 10-3635 Maria Huggler CLASSIC PROPERTIES 570-587-7000

Well maintained house complete with appliances and some furnishings if desired. 3 bedroom, 1 bath, dining room, enclosed back porch. Roof, vinyl siding windows all replaced within last 5 years. Situated on large lot, off street parking. Storage shed. Very nice neighborhood!!!!! $85,000 FIRM!!! Call (570) 288-9681

195 Mclean St. Off street parking with carport, nice rear yard, first floor laundry, updated electrical, some replacement windows, why not take a look at this home!!!! 3 Bedrooms, large eat in kitchen, lower level has a 1/2 bath and a built in bar area, would make a nice game room! Call for your appointment today! MLS #11-453 $67,500 Call Jill Jones


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2-story home located in Barney Farms in excellent condition. 4 bedrooms, and 4 baths, full finished basement with wet bar, fireplace in family room, screened in porch, in-ground pool with fenced yard. Newer heating and cooling systems. A lot for your money! MLS#11-245 $239,900 Karen Altavilla 570-283-9100 x28

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73 Richard Street 3 Bedroom, 1 Bath Traditional in Very Good Condition. Open Layout. Off Street Parking, Yard & Shed. Many Updates. Asking $47,900 Call 570-762-1537 for showing

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912 S. Franklin St. Move-in condition 2-story with 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths with open floor plan; finished lower level, walk-up attic and fenced-in yard with newer pool. $82,900 MLS #10-3914 DJ Wojciechowski 570-283-9100 x22

SUNDAY April 10 12:00-1:30PM Price Reduced! 192 East Third St. Charming home with natural woodwork - Newer roof - 5 bedrooms 2 baths - walk-up attic finished for additional living space. $119,900 MLS# 10-1614 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801


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12 Reid st. Spacious Bi-level home in semi-private location with private back yard. 3 season room. Gas fireplace in lower level family room. 4 bedrooms, garage. MLS 10-4740 $159,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101


116 Amber Lane Very nice Bi-level home with 2-3 bedrooms, open floor plan, built in garage, driveway, on corner lot. Lower level family room with pellet stove. Move in condition home $95,000 MLS 10-4538 Call Colleen 570-237-0415



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NEW LISTING! 104 5TH ST. Great location to invest in with this duplex, you can have a tenant help with your mortgage or just collect the rents. 2 bedrooms in each unit. Semimodern kitchens and baths. Both units have access to the basement for storage. First floor has gas fireplace, ductless A/C units and laundry area. Large garage with workshop area. Take a look and bring your offers! MLS#11-1038 $109,900 Jill Jones 696-6550


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62-67 ½Thomas St This would make an awesome family compound. No shortage of parking on this unique property. One single home, one duplex and an extra lot all included. Homes are right on the Edwardsville/Larksvi lle border. $129,900 11-252 Call Betty (570) 510-1736

S. Mountain Blvd. Best location in Mountaintop. 7,700 sq. ft. building with 250’ frontage. Currently an automotive center. Building is adaptable to many uses. $595,000 Call Dave 570-474-6307

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Former Vic Mar building. Reduced! Turnkey business opportunity. Complete commercial kitchen, large dining area, 90 x 130 parking lot. Live-in quarters. Well known location. $89,000 MLS# 11-445 Call Pat Guzzy 570-407-2480

328 Kennedy Blvd. Modern medical space, labor & industry approved, ADA throughout, 2 doctor offices plus 4 exam rooms, xray and reception and breakrooms. Could be used for any business purpose. Will remodel to suit. Also available for lease. MLS #11-751 $595,000 Call Charlie VM 101

PLAINS 570-586-1111


61 Pittston Ave. Stately brick Ranch in private location. Large room sizes, fireplace, central A/C. Includes extra lot. MLS #10-3512 PRICE REDUCED $198,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101


Income & Commercial Properties


SUNDAYS 12-2pm 54 Penn Street Classic home, two story, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, eat-in kitchen, dining room, office/study, living room, utility room, radiator heat, window units, unfinished basement, Renovated; oak flooring; ceiling fans; fenced yard; appliances; window coverings. Close to Mall & Home Depot. $85,900 Call (570)970-8065 or email

Income & Commercial Properties



MINERS MILLS 29 W. Beatty St. Lovely 2 story remodeled home in very good condition. Laminate and tile flooring throughout. 16x20 great room addition with cathedral ceilings and recessed lighting. Quiet neighborhood. Appliances included in sale. $62,000 570-885-3664


25 St. Mary’s St. 3,443 sq. ft. masonry commercial building with warehouse/office and 2 apartments with sperate electric and heat. Perfect for contractors or anyone with storage needs. For more information and photos log onto www.atlas Reduced to $89,000 MLS #10-3872 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101


Commercial space for lease. $10/sq. ft. Physician's office ready to occupy approx 7500 sq. ft. Various suites up to 20,000 sq. ft. also available. State of the art amenities. Ample parking. Contact Judy Rice 714-9230 MLS# 10-4102

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Lawrence St. Nice 3 unit property. Lots of off street parking and bonus 2 car garage. All units are rented. Great income with low maintenance $159,900 MLS# 10-2675 Call Karen

Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate 570-474-2340

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This 6,600 sq. ft. concrete block building has multiple uses. 5 offices & kitchenette. Over 5,800 sq. ft.. warehouse space (high ceilings). 2 overhead doors. $97,500 MLS 10-1326 Bob Kopec HUMFORD REALTY 570-822-5126

107-109 E. Carey St. High traffic, high potential location with enough space for 2 second floor apartments. Large front windows for showroom display. Basement & subbasement for additional storage or workspace. $125,900 MLS# 10-1919 Call Stanley (570) 817-0111

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PLAINS TWP. LAND! HIGHWAY 315 2 acres of commercial land. 165 front feet. Driveway access permit and lot drainage in place. WIll build to suit tenant or available for land lease. MLS 11-17 Price Negotiable Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

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Former Parrish Center Hall with kitchen & parking MLS#08-2954 $179,900 Call Charlie


462 W. State St. Lower End Pizza! Established profitable business for sale. Restaurant, bar, game room, separate dining room. Parking for 35 cars. Turnkey operation. Additional parking lot included. $225,000 Call Jay Crossin Ext. 23 Crossin Real Estate 570-288-0770


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155 E Walnut St. Good investment property knocking on your door. Don't miss out, come and see for yourself. Also included in the sale of the property is the lot behind the home. Lot size is 25X75, known as 147 Cherry St. $82,000 MLS# 10-2666 Call Karen

Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate 570-474-2340


863-865 Main St. Good neighborhood, Great location. Well established Bar & Grill on Main St. with parking lot. Liquor License & equipment included. Kitchen features stainless steel hood, Fryers & Ansul system. Turnkey operation priced to sell. Currently open. 6 room apartment on 2nd floor. $130,000 MLS# 11-65 Call Stanley (570) 817-0111

Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate 570-474-2340

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Income & Commercial Properties


Affordable Building waiting for your business to occupy it! It also offers income from 2 bedroom apartment above. Off street parking. Offers considered! MLS 11-572 $79,500 Call Judy Ross 570-714-9230


285 Wyoming Ave. First floor currently used as a shop, could be offices, etc. Prime location, corner lot, full basement. 2nd floor is 3 bedroom apartment plus 3 car garage and parking for 6 cars. MLS #10-4339 $174,900 Call Charlie VM 101

912 Lots & Acreage DALLAS

Goodleigh Manor 2 acre leveled lot at very top of mountain. Spectacular view (lot# 21) driveway enters from Tulla Drive. Construction of home required by Michael Dombroski. Restricted Covenants Apply. Call 570-406-5128

DALLAS Goodleigh Manor

New development. 2 acres. Beautiful View. $49,900 Negotiable 570-357-1138 DURYEA

44.59 ACRES

Industrial Site. Rail served with all utilities. KOZ approved. $2,395,000 MLS#10-669 Call Charlie

PRICES REDUCED EARTH CONSERVANCY LAND FOR SALE 46+/- Acres Hanover Twp., $89,000 10+/- Acres Hanover Twp., $69,000 28+/- Acres Fairview Twp., $85,000 61+/- Acres Nuangola $125,000 40+/- Acres Newport Twp. $180,000 32 +/- Acres Wilkes-Barre Twp. See additional Land for Sale at www. earth 570-823-3445

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Apartments/ Unfurnished


THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011 PAGE 11D Apartments/ Unfurnished

Call for more info 570-696-1866


Second floor. Quiet area, private entrance, 1 bedroom apartment. Fridge, stove, garbage, sewage included. Picnic area. No pets, 1 year lease, security. $400/month 570-675-8636

DALLAS 1 bedroom, 1 bath,

off street parking, laundry room, deck. 1 year lease. Credit check & references required. $525/ month + utilities. (570) 675-4597

DALLAS floor, 1

2nd bedroom, quiet, fridge and stove, off-street parking. Garbage, sewer, water included. No pets. $400/ month plus lease and security. 570-690-1003



$1,800. 2 bedroom/ 2 Bath. Call Us to discuss our great Amenity & Maintenance program! Call 570-674-5278 Dallas, Pa. MEADOWS APARTMENTS 220 Lake St. Housing for the elderly & mobility impaired; all utilities included. Federally subsidized program. Extremely low income persons encouraged to apply. Income less than $11,900. 570-675-6936, 8 am-4 pm, Mon-Fri. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

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Totally renovated 6 room apartment. Partially furnished, brand new fridge/ electric range, electric washer & dryer. Brand new custom draperies, Roman shades, carpeting / flooring & energy efficient furnace & windows. 2 bedroom + large attic loft bedroom with spacious walk-in closet, full tiled bath on 1st floor, Easy access to I-81, airport & casino, off street parking. No smoking, No pets. $750 + utilities & security. 570-762-8265


Modern 2 bedroom, 2nd floor. Quiet location. Appliances & garbage included. Off street parking. No pets. $485 + security. Call 570-479-1203



222 Schooley Ave. Exeter, PA

Accepting applications for 1 bedroom apartments. Quality 1 bedroom apartments for ages 62 and older. Income limits apply. Rent only $437 month. * Utilities Included * Laundry Facilities * On Site Management *Private parking Call for appointment 570-654-5733 Monday - Friday 8am-11am. Equal Housing Opportunity



Forty Fort - Stylish layout, duplex, FIRST FLOOR, beautiful, quality. Kitchen with builtins, laundry, mahogany decked porch, more! 2 YEAR SAME RENT $650. + utilities. . NO PETS/ SMOKING/EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATION. Services provided.

AMERICA REALTY 570-288-1422

GLEN LYON 1/2 DOUBLE 2 bedroom, washer,

dryer, stove & refrigerator included. $350 month. Sewage included. No pets. muench 570-735-2207


618 FELLOWS ST Large 2 Bedrooms, 2nd floor, appliances, NEW refrigerator, stove & microwave. Off street parking. Porch & Yard. Sun room. Available April 1st. $550/ + utilities. Small pets ok. 570-357-1138 or 610-568-8363


Great location, 1 bedroom apartment in residential area, all utilities included. $500/month + security. 908-482-0335

KINGSTON 1 BEDROOM 2nd floor, washer/ dryer hookup, yard, parking, No Pets, Quiet /Secluded/ Convenient $425. + utilities. Discount available, lease, references. 574-9827


103 Penn St. 2 bedrooms, $460 month + utilities. Stove & fridge incl. references/security required. Section 8 welcome. Call Ed 570-287-9661 Extension 229


3 rooms, 1 bedroom, heat & hot water included, free use of washer & dryer available. No pets & no smoking. $480 + security & 1 year lease. Call 570-331-7016 Days or 288-6764 Night


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 stove incl. Heat and hot water incl. Available May 1. 1 yr. lease + security $900/month 570-406-1411


Available May 1 Great neighborhood! 2nd floor, 2 bedrooms. Large dining & family room. New bath & kitchen with tile floors, windows, carpet & appliances including washer & dryer. Includes garage. No pets / smoking. $675. Some utilities included. Lease & deposit. After 6 p.m., 570-814-6714


EXETER/W. PITTSTON 2 AND 3 BEDROOM APTS. W/d hookup, off street parking, tile kitchen & bath, $600-$700/mo + utilities. 237-2076


Apartments/ Unfurnished

ASHLEY Affordable 1 bed-

room. Off street parking, w/d hookup, water incl. $375/per month, + security Call (973) 508-5976


Modern 2 bedroom, laundry, parking,bus stop. No pets. Water included. $535 + utilities, first /last & security 570-542-5726

AVOCA 1 & 2 bedroom

apartments, just remodeled, no pets. $500 to $575 + utilities & security. Call 570-328-3773


Newly remodeled. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, dining room & kitchen. $550 / month. Call (570) 457-8886

FORTY FORT 1st floor, 1 bedroom. Hardwood floors, central air, off street parking. No pets, no smoking. $575/ month plus security & utilities. Call (570) 574-9773




Call for 1, 2, Bedrooms or other. Over 30 years managed service provided. NO PETS/SMOKING /2 YEAR SAME RENT, EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATION/APPLICATION REQUIRED. Details call 570-288-1422

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KINGSTON Like New 2 bed-


3 large 1 bedroom apts, 3 kitchens with appliances, 3 baths. Apts. have access to one another. No lease. $795 for all 3 apts ($265 per apt.) Convenient to all colleges and gas drilling areas.


Bring Rover or Kitty & move right in this second floor, 2 bedroom. Off street parking, coin laundry,great location. $600/month + security, heat & electric. 262-1577


ST. E.Light, WALNUT 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

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Large 2 bedroom. Newly painted. Stove & fridge included. Washer/ dryer hookup. $650; heat included. Call 570-814-0843 or 570-696-3090

room apartment in great neighborhood. 2nd floor. Includes new kitchen (with new stove, dishwasher & microwave) and 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

KINGSTON Newly remodeled,

2nd floor 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath. All appliances included. Washer & dryer. Central air. Off street parking. $675 + utilities. No pets. Call 570-287-9631 or 570-696-3936 KINGSTON


Kingston “A Place To Call Home” Spacious 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apts 3 Bedroom Townhomes Gas heat included


24hr on-site Gym Community Room Swimming Pool Maintenance FREE Controlled Access Patio/Balcony and much more... Call Today or stop by for a tour!

Now Offering Move In Specials 570-288-9019


Apartments/ Unfurnished

PITTSTON bedroom.

2 All appliances included. All utilities paid; electricity by tenant. Everything brand new. Off street parking. $695 + security & references 570-969-9268

PITTSTON 2/3 bedroom, 1st

floor, full kitchen. Heat included, no pets. $675 + 1 month security. Call 570-655-3314


3rd floor, 1 bedroom, eat in kitchen, stove & fridge. Living room, 1 bath, coin-op washer/dryer. Heat, water, sewer included. $495/ month + security and references Call 570-822-8671


appliances provided, pets ok, Tenant Pays Electric Only!! 1 Year Lease, $775/ per month, $775/ security deposit. Call (570) 335-0146


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 bedrooms, Heat included. Laundry facilities, Off-street parking, No Pets. Call 570-675-3904


Beautiful 1st floor, 2 1/2 bedroom. Stove and fridge. Large kitchen, on-site laundry room. Off street parking. $600 + utilities, security, lease & background check. Call 570-417-0088 for appointment

2 bedroom, 1st floor Just renovated. Extra large master bedroom, laundry hookup, off street parking, quiet neighborhood, no pets. $625 + security. Heat, hot water & water included. 845-386-1011

1 bedroom, wall to wall, off-street parking, coin laundry, water, sewer & garbage included. $495/ month + security & lease. HUD accepted. Call 570-687-6216 or 570-954-0727


2nd floor, 2 bedroom, Wall to wall carpet, stove & fridge included. $500 month + utilities & security. No Pets. Call 570-406-2789

MOUNTAIN TOP 1 Bedroom apart-

ments for elderly, disabled. Rents based on 30% of ADJ gross income. Handicap Accessible. Equal Housing Opportunity. TTY711 or 570-474-5010 This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer.


available immediately, No pets. Rents based on income start at $395 & $430. Handicap Accessible. Equal Housing Opportunity. Call 570-474-5010 TTY711 This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.



2 bedroom, wall to wall carpet, offstreet parking, $495 per month+ utilities, security, lease. HUD accepted. Call 570-687-6216 or 570-954-0727


East State St. 2 large bedrooms. Modern kitchen and bath, all appliances dishwasher, w/d hookup. Ample closets and storage. No smokers. $580 per month includes sewer, garbage & water. 570-239-2741

Immediate personal care openings in

Myers Manor and Anderson Personal Care Facility on the Wesley Village Campus

A variety of accommodations available! Meals, housekeeping, laundry and transportation included. Call (570) 655-2891 or visit us online at www. unitedmethodist



Off street parking, on site laundry. Deck/porch. Tenant pays electric, trash & water/sewage. 3 bedroom $695. 2 bedroom $575. Security required. (570) 881-1747


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1 bedroom. Eat-in kitchen. Washer/ dryer hookup. Gas heat. $440/month. Water included. Security & no pets. Call 570-760-5573


rooms. Very modern & clean. 1st floor, washer, dryer, off street parking, new carpeting 1st month & security required. No pets, no smoking. $550 + utilities. Call 267-872-4825

Immediate independent living openings at:

Myers Manor on the Wesley Village Campus

Cozy one bedrooms and studios available. Ask about our move-in incentives! Call (570) 655-2891 or visit us online at www. unitedmethodist


2 bedroom, 2nd floor apartment. Washer/dryer hookup, carport parking, heat & hot water included. Stove & Fridge. References & security. $650. 570-654-7479 Leave Message


1st floor, 5 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. Includes heat, hot water & sewer. Credit report, 2 occupants, no smoking, no pets, security. $625/ month. Available January 1st, 2011. Pat McHale 570-613-9080

WEST PITTSTON Upscale 1 bedroom

apartment. Modern kitchen, washer / dryer included. Must see! 570-430-3095 West Pittston, Pa. GARDEN VILLAGE APARTMENTS 221 Fremont St. Housing for the elderly & mobility impaired; all utilities included. Federally subsidized program. Extremely low income persons encouraged to apply. Income less than $11,900. 570-655-6555, 8 am-4 pm, Monday-Friday. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

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

Call TODAY For AVAILABILITY!! www.mayflower Certain Restrictions Apply*


2 bedroom apartment. 1 bath. Eat in kitchen. Closed in terrace. $625 + utilities & security. Call 718-809-3338

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WILKES-BARRE 2 bedrooms apt.

2nd floor, stove, fridge, fenced in yard, $500 + gas, electric & water. 570- 417-0088 for appointment & application.

WILKES-BARRE 264 Academy St


Apartments/ Unfurnished


2nd floor, 5 rooms, heat & hot water furnished. Stove, fridge, off-street parking, no pets. $400/month + security & references. Call 570-696-3381

WILKES-BARRE SOUTH 1st floor, 2 bed-

room. Wall to wall carpet. Off street parking. Washer/ dryer included. 1 month security & references & credit check. No pets. Call for more info. (570) 574-2249


1 & 2 bedroom apartments. Laundry facility. Off street parking available. Starting at $440. 570-332-5723 Wilkes-Barre Š2 bedroom single, exceptional Kingston ŠLarge 3 bedroom Hanover Š3 bedroom, large, affordable Nanticoke Š2 bedroom, large, water included Pittston ŠLarge 1 bedroom water included Wyoming Š3 bedroom exceptional Old Forge Š2 bedroom exceptional water included McDermott & McDermott Real Estate Inc. Property Management 570-821-1650 (direct line) Mon-Fri. 8-7pm Sat. 8-noon

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


447 S. Franklin St. MUST SEE! 1 bedroom, study, off street parking, laundry. Includes heat and hot water, Hardwood floors and appliances. Trash removal. $575/per month, Call (570) 821-5599


425 South Franklin Street. For lease. Available immediately, washer/dryer on premises, no pets. We have studio, 1, 2 bedroom apts. On site parking. Fridge, stove provided. We have a 24/7 security camera presence and all doors are electronically locked. $450650/per month, water & sewer paid, One month/security deposit. Call (570) 793-6377 after 10:00 a.m. to set an appointment or email shlomo_voola

WYOMING 2.5 & 3 room

efficiencies. Heat, hot water, garbage & full maintenance included. Off street parking. No Pets. $500/mo + security Call 570-693-3492


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APARTMENTS Deluxe 1 & 2 bedroom. Wall to Wall carpet. Some utilities by tenant. No pets. Non-smoking. Elderly community. Quiet, safe. Off street parking. Call 570-693-2850



Lovely, large 1st floor 2 bedroom apartment. Laminate floors. Stove, fridge, washer & dryer. Lovely deck. Full basement. Parking in front. Handicap access. No pets, no smoking. $650 + utilities, references & 1 month security. (570) 709-9206 (772) 465-9592 (570) 693-3963



Clean, 2 bedroom, 2nd floor duplex. Stove, hookups, parking, yard. No pets/no smoking. $475 + utilities. Call 570-868-4444


SAVE MONEY THIS YEAR! 113 Edison St. Quiet neighborhood. 2 bedroom apartments available for immediate occupancy. Heat & hot water included. $625 Call Aileen at 570-822-7944

WILKES-BARRE LODGE Formerly The Travel Lodge 497 Kidder St., Wilkes-Barre Rooms Starting at: Daily $44.99 + tax Weekly $189.99 + tax Microwave, Refrigerator, WiFi, HBO 570-823-8881 www.Wilkes

WILKES-BARRE FRANKLIN GARDENS SENIOR LIVING OPEN HOUSE April 16th 10:00AM-4:00PM Š1 & 2 bedrooms ŠLaundry facility ŠStove, fridge ŠSecure building ŠCommunity Rooms. ŠElevator Š2 fully handicap accessible apts. also available Recently renovated. Call Christy 570-417-0088

Commercial Properties


parking areas (once a used car lot) with an adjacent 3 bedroom house. Excellent condition. Beautiful county. Excellent location on Route 92 in Nicholson. Easy access to route 81. Near Marcellus Shale Drilling sites. Land for additional storage. 2 car garage attached to house plus large mechanical garage with office space and a vehicle lift and compressor. Includes water and septic. Alternate heat sources: propane, electric, and coal. Garage is insulated with propane heat. $2,300. call 570343-3345 or 570840-5898 before 8:00 pm for details.


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


Free standing building. Would be great for any commercial use. 1900 sq. ft. on the ground floor with an additional 800 sq. ft in finished lower level. Excellent location, only 1 block from North Cross Valley Expressway and one block from Wyoming Ave (route 11) Take advantage of this prime location for just $1050 per month! 570-262-1131

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18 Pierce St Office Space Available Immediately, Off street parking. Security required. 3 room Suite $300/month, includes utilities. 570-690-0564 570-823-7564 KINGSTON


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 OFFICE SPACE


166 W. Union St. Avail. March 1. 600 sq. ft of newly renovated office space. Rent includes heat and electric. Off street parking available. $800 per month. Call 570-287-5090


Lease Space Available, Light manufacturing, warehouse, office, includes all utilities with free parking. I will save you money!


Wyoming, Kingston, Wilkes-Barre, Plains Shavertown All rentals include appliances, sewer, maintenance.


Security & credit references required. Call 899-3407 for info/appointment

Commercial Properties

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


foot. Forty Fort 60 Billey Street Rent with Option To Buy or For Sale. Zoned commercial & Industrial. Warehouse, offices, 4 bath rooms, huge storage area. Available June 1st.



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Commercial Properties


12,000 sq. ft. building in downtown location. Warehouse with light manufacturing. Building with some office space. Entire building for lease or will sub-divide. MLS #10-1074 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101


18,000 & 9,000 sq. ft. Great, clean assembly space; A/C; Gas heat; Own meters; New 1/2 baths; freight elevator Owner/Agent 908-852-4410


Wyoming Ave. High traffic location. Office space with Character. 885 sq. ft. Great for business, retail or spa. Rent includes heat & water. Call for more details at 570-655-9325 Wilkes-Barre

COMMERCIAL RETAIL SPACE in Established Shopping center. 800 to 1,200 sq. ft. Rent negotiable. 973-879-4730

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Lease this freestanding building for an AFFORDABLE monthly rent. Totally renovated & ready to occupy. Offices, conference room, work stations, kit and more. Ample parking and handicap access. $1,750/ month. MLS 11-419 Call Judy Rice 5701-714-9230


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much for your current office? Call us! We have modern office space available in Luzerne Bank Building on Public Square. Rents include heat, central air, utilities, trash removal, and nightly cleaning - all without a sneaky CAM charge. Access parking at the new intermodal garage via our covered bridge. 300SF to 5000SF available. We can remodel to suit. Brokers Protected. Call Jeff Pyros at 822-8577


1701 Wyoming Ave. 900 sq. ft. private office suite. Suitable for general office use, professional office, etc. Includes all utilities, including cleaning and free parking. $900/month Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

Start your own business in the heart of Sweet Valley! Showroom, fireplace, pole building, storage building, paved parking, fenced rear, well & septic. Prime location, high traffic area. Lot next door is going with the property.

NOW LISTED AT $115,000

MLS# 08-3297 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

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Half Doubles


Lyndwood Avenue Very spacious 3 bedroom half double with neutral decor. Off street parking. Private yard in rear. Ample Storage. Convenient to schools. $560 / month + utilities. 1 year lease, security. No pets. Call 570-793-6294


3 bedroom, eat-in kitchen with stove & dishwasher. Laundry hookup. Freshly painted, new carpet & new linoleum. Fenced yard. No pets/no smoking. $600 + utilities, secuirty & references. Call (570) 823-9436


3 Half Doubles 376 & 378 North Maple Avenue 3 & 4 bedroom. Newly remodeled. Both available May 30. $850 & $950/month. Also, Plains 3 bedroom 1/2 double. $795/ month. For info, (570) 814-9700


Large 1/2 double, 3 bedroom, sunny & spacious, $650 month, 1 year lease, credit check & security deposit. Attic, cellar, eat in kitchen, front & back porch, no pets, no smoking, new carpeting & paint. Not Section 8 approved. 570-817-2858 or 570-714-1606


3 bedroom, 1 bath half double, Freshly cleaned & painted. Tenant pays all utilities including sewer. $550 plus security. Call (570) 332-5723

Newly renovated 2 bedroom with appliances, central air & heat, off street parking, energy efficeint. $600 + utilities. Call 570-760-1045

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2 bedroom, water & sewer included. $525/ month. Section 8 considered. Call 570-899-6104


3 bedrooms, 1.5 bath, fridge & stove provided, washer/ dryer hookup & wall to wall carpet. $475/month plus security & utilities. 570-472-2392


4 bedrooms, wall to wall carpeting. 1.5 baths, living room, kitchen. Fridge, stove, dishwasher, washer/ dryer hookup. Off street parking. $700 + utilities, 1st, last & security. No pets. 570-823-4116 or 570-417-7745 or 570-417-2737


2 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, Utilities by tenant. $600. Section 8 Welcome. Call 570-690-6289 before 6pm




Large 1 & 1/2 car garage for rent. $125/month. No electric or heat. Call 570-714-9234


Half Doubles


2 bedrooms, tile kitchen and bath, w/d hookup, offstreet parking $600/per month, plus utilities Call (570) 237-2076






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






3 bedroom, 1/2 double, 1.5 bath, gas heat, off-street parking, fenced in yard, excellent condition. $595/ month + utilities, references & security. No pets. Call 570-881-4078


162 Short St. Renovated 3 bedroom in quiet location. Fresh paint, new carpeting and new kitchen w/dishwasher. No pets or smokers. Only $650 per month, +utilities. Call (570) 466-6334

3 bedrooms, quiet street, yard. Fresh paint. $525/month + utilities, lease, security. No pets. Call (570) 332-1216 or 570-592-1328 WEST PITTSTON


Well maintained, mint condition, sunroom, freshly painted, new carpeting, stove, dishwasher, basement, yard storage shed. No pets or smoking. 570-654-3755


3 bedroom, gas heat, new paint & carpet, laundry room. No pets. Includes garbage fee & sewer. $700 + utilities & security. (570) 430-7901


1/2 double. 3 bedrooms. Stove, refrigerator, dishwasher. Washer /dryer hookup. Newly painted. Off street parking. $675 + utilities. 570-814-0843 570-696-3090

GLEN LYON NICE 3 BEDROOM 1/2 DOUBLE 3 bedrooms, 1 bath-

room, off-street parking, very clean, private yard, quiet neighborhood, $550 /per month, Call (570) 606-5350


2 Half Doubles Both located in nice neighborhoods. Off street parking. No pets. Security & all utilities by tenant. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, detached garage. $675/month. Also, Adorable 2 bedroom. $525/month 570-766-1881

Job Seekers are looking here! Where's your ad? 570-829-7130 and ask for an employment specialist


953 Houses for Rent


LUXURY TOWNHOUSE ON GOLF COURSE $1395 plus utilities. Minutes from I-81 & I-80. Very large, 2,100 sq. ft. open floor plan 1st floor with full basement. Includes all appliances + laundry. On 15th hole, deck overlooking fairway. 2 car garage, 1 year lease + security & references. Small pets allowed. Available April 1st. Call now for showing. (570) 592-3113

GET THE WORD OUT with a Classified Ad. 570-829-7130



Large completely remodeled 2 bedroom styled townhouse. Stove & fridge included. Private interior attic & basement access. Washer/ dryer hookup. Heat included. Nice yard. $750. No pets. 570-479-6722

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1 B edroom Sta rting a t $675.00 • Includes gas heat, w ater,sew er & trash • C onvenient to allm ajor highw ays & public transportation • Fitness center & pool • P atio/B alconies • P et friendly* • O nline rentalpaym ents • Flexible lease term s M ond a y - Frid a y 9 -5 Sa turd a y 1 0-2

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Commercial Properties

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James Street Single family home, freshly painted, brand new gas furnace, 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, off street parking. No pets, no smoking. $675 / month + utilities. Call Betty at Century 21 Smith Hourigan Group 570-287-1106 ext 3559 or 570-714-6127


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

WILKES-BARRE 16 Larch Lane

2 bedroom house for rent. $540 + utilities & security. Call 484-274-6647

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



all appliances provided. Call 570-822-7039

Regions Best Address


Move in ready & affordable 2 bedroom & 3 bedroom homes located in quiet, country setting. Starting at $7,000. Financing available with minimum down. Call 570-477-2845


Homes available in Birchwood Village Estates. Estates 2 and 3 bedrooms. Rentto-own available. CALL TODAY! 570-613-0719



KINGSTON HOUSE Nice, clean furnished room, starting at $315. Efficiency at $435 month furnished with all utilities included. Off street parking. 570-718-0331

Doyouneedmorespace? A yard or garage sale in classified is the best way tocleanoutyourclosets! You’re in bussiness with classified!


Furnished with private bath. Cable, garbage & all other utilities included. Non-smoking. Call 570-814-5465


Roommate Wanted


seeking professional female to share house. Only $250/ month. All utilities included. Beautiful home 5 rooms + 2 bedrooms. Rec basement, carpeted. No pets, neat person wanted, age unimportant. 570-762-8202

971 Vacation & Resort Properties


Boca Raton Beautiful 5 room home with Pool. Fully furnished. On canal lot. $600 weekly. If interested, write to: 120 Wagner St. Moosic, PA 18507

974 Wanted to Rent Real Estate

HOUSE WANTED want to rent house

with 2 baths, 3 bedrooms in the following School Districts, Dallas & Mountain Top. 201-232-8469

Find the perfect friend. The Classified section at

Call 829-7130 to place your ad.

WILKES-BARRE Riverside Dr.

• 1,2 & 3 Bedroom Apts. • Total Air-Conditioning • Gas Heat & HW Included • Swim Club, Heated Pools • Hi-Tech Fitness Center • Shopping Shuttle • Full -Size Washer & Dryer • Private Entrances

Monday - Friday 9-5 Saturday 9-1

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Monday - Friday 9-5 Saturday 9-1

680 Wildflower Drive Plains, PA 18702

200 Gateway Drive Edwardsville, PA 18704

Stately brick, 4 bedroom, 2 bath & 2 half bath home. Hardwood floors, spacious rooms, beautiful patio, all appliances included. $1,600/ month + utilities. MLS#10-2290 570-696-3801 Call Margy 570-696-0891

Commercial Properties



Commercial Properties


Building & Remodeling

ALL OLDER HOMES SPECIALIST 825-4268. Remodel / Repair Kitchen & Baths

Building or Remodeling?

Look for the BIA symbol of quality For information on BIA membership call 287-3331 or go to


ADDITIONS & DECKS Roofing Sofits, Gutter, Inside Repairs, Lic. Ins.


General Contractor

675-2995 DAVE JOHNSON Expert Bathroom Remodeling, Whole House Renovations, Interior & Exterior Carpentry. Kitchens and Basements Licensed &Insured



All carpentry work, windows, doors, siding, drywall, painting, masonry, stonework, electrical, plumbing, attic/cellar cleaning. Free Estimates Jeff 905-7759 Tony 885-5307


All Types Of Work New or Remodeling Licensed & Insured Free Estimates 570-406-6044

Northeast Contracting Group

Decks, Roofs, Siding, Masonry, Driveways, Patios, Additions, Garages, Kitchens, Baths, etc

(570) 338-2269


For All of Your Remodeling Needs. Will Beat Any Price 25 Yrs. Experience References. Insured Free Estimates 570-332-7023



Monday - Friday 9-5 Saturday 9-1


54 Krych St. Single: 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, gas heat, wall to wall, kitchen with stove and refrigerator. Quiet street. No pets. Not Section 8 approved. $675/mo. 570-288-6009

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

Starting at $650


46 Zerby Ave Sunday 1pm-3pm Lease with option to buy, completely remodeled, mint, turn key condition, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, large closets, with hardwoods, carpet & tile floors, new kitchen and baths, gas heat, shed, large yard. $134,000, seller will pay closing costs, $5000 down and monthly payments are $995/month. WALSH REAL ESTATE 570-654-1490


Steps from New Intermodal Hub & Public Parking email:GA@The

959 Mobile Homes

Very nice 1 bedroom. $400 / month. Water, sewer & trash included. Call 570-477-2845

room, kitchen and bath. Great view! Section 8 welcome. Utilities by tenant $500/mo + security Call 570-814-8299

Great Commercial Store Front, & Inside Suites Available

Commercial Properties


LARKSVILLE 2 bedroom, living



ately, 4 bedrooms, 2 bath rooms, refrigerator & stove provided, washer/dryer hookup, off-street parking, $600.00/ per month, plus utilities. 570-561-5836




HOUSE FORimmediRENT Available

3 bedroom townhouse, sunroom, heat pump, 1.5 baths, parking. $800 month. Call (570) 283-9033


$250 Off 1st Months Rent, email:EMA@The


Ask About Our

(570) 823-8027

• 1 & 2 Bedroom Apts. • Total Air-Conditioning • Washer & Dryer • Community Building • Spa & Pools • Hi-Tech Fitness Center • Tennis & Basketball Courts • Private Entrances

WILKES-BARRE TWP. Northampton Ct.

Apartment Homes

Microwave Refrigerator WiFi HBO

The good life... close at hand


2 bedroom home. All appliances, water, sewer & trash. NO PETS. Security and lease. 570-762-6792


Rooms starting at Daily $39.99 + tax Weekly $169.99 + tax

Commercial Properties

953 Houses for Rent

Apartments/ Unfurnished

Bear Creek Township



953 Houses for Rent

3 bedroom, 1 bath, w/d hookup first floor $695/ month. 570-991-1883

Apartments/ Unfurnished



953 Houses for Rent

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Commercial Properties

OFFICENTERS - Pierce St., Kingston

Chimney Service

A-1 1 ABLE CHIMNEY Rebuild & Repair Chimneys. All types of Masonry. Liners Installed, Brick & Block, Roofs & Gutters. Licensed & Insured 570-735-2257

Chimney Construction

Chimneys rebuilt, repaired, stucco, block, sidewalks, walls, steps, etc. Free Estimates Licensed & Insured (570) 457-5849 COZY HEARTH CHIMNEY Chimney Cleaning, Rebuilding, Repair, Stainless Steel Lining, Parging, Stucco, Caps, Etc. Free Estimates Licensed & Insured 1-888-680-7990


Professional Office Rentals

Full Service Leases • Custom Design • Renovations • Various Size Suites Available Medical, Legal, Commercial • Utilities • Parking • Janitorial Full Time Maintenance Staff Available

For Rental Information Call:


Cleaning & Maintainence





Cleaning & Maintainence



SLEBODA ELECTRIC Master electrician Licensed & Insured Bucket truck to 40’ 868-4469

Connie’s Cleaning 15 years experience Bonded & Insured Residential and Commercial Connie supervises the work and does the cleaning. Connie Mastruzzo Brutski - Owner 570-822-9214 or 570-430-3743

1105 Floor Covering Installation


Vinyl & wood. Certified, Insured. 570-283-1341

HOME/OFFICE CLEANING Experienced, References & Background check. Call Shirley & Tina Tina 570-288-2653 Leave Message

A-1 Floor Mechanix “Expert Installation” Hardwood, Tile, Laminate, Shower Walls, Backsplash. Reliable, Quality, Guaranteed. Why Pay Retail? 21 Years Experience Jim 570-394-2643

Call Diane 570-825-9438

LOVE TO CLEAN Great References

Harveys Lake & all surrounding areas. Weekly, bi-weekly monthly. 570-709-8765


Concrete & Masonry

D. Pugh Concrete

All phases of masonry & concrete. Small jobs welcome. Senior discount, Free estimates Licensed & Insured 288-1701/655-3505 DEMPSKI MASONRY & CONCRETE All Phases Licensed & Insured No job too small. Free Estimates. 570-824-0130

GMD MASONRY All types of

concrete, masonry and stucco Lic./Insured Free Estimates 570-451-0701 WYOMING VALLEY MASONRY Concrete, stucco, foundations, pavers, retaining wall systems, dryvit, flagstone, brick work. Senior Citizen Discount.

570-287-4144 570-760-0551

1057Construction & Building

GARAGE DOOR Sales, service

installation & repair. Fully insured HIC# 065008 Call Joe (570) 735-8551 (570) 606-489


Dry Wall


Hanging & finishing, design ceilings. Free estimates. Licensed & Insured. 570-331-2355

MIRRA DRYWALL Hanging & Finishing Drywall Repair Textured Ceilings Licensed & Insured Free Estimates

(570) 675-3378 1084


1129 Gutter Repair & Cleaning


Window Cleaning. Regulars, storms, etc. Pressure washing, decks, docks, houses,Free estimates. Insured. (570) 288-6794


Handyman Services


Home repairs & improvements, custom jobs, 30 Years Experience email: ddietrick143@ Dave 570-479-8076

DOPainting, IT ALL HANDYMAN drywall,

plumbing & all types of home repairs, also office cleaning available. 570-829-5318

NOFinished JOB TOObaseSMALL!

ments, kitchens, baths repairs, etc. Licensed & Insured. 25 years experience. Call 570-357-8631


All types of home repairs & alterations No job too small. Free Estimates. 570-256-3150


Hauling & Trucking


A1 Always hauling, cleaning attics, cellar, garage, one piece or whole Estate, also available 10 & 20 yard dumpsters.655-0695 592-1813or287-8302 AAA CLEANING A1 GENERAL HAULING Cleaning attics, cellars, garages. Demolitions, Roofing & Tree Removal. Free Est. 779-0918 or 542-5821; 814-8299


Hauling, Junk Removal Lawn Care & Yard Clean Up. Free Estimates.


AARON’S HAULING We get the job

done right! Small or Large. Garages, Yards, Houses, Construction Debris. 570-826-1883


Hauling & Trucking


823-3788 / 817-0395 *CLEANOUTS*

CASH PAID Good Old Stuff Glassware, Pottery Costume Jewelry Old Postcards, Books, Toys, Trains, Games, Fishing Equipment, Hunting, Military, ect. Tools, Old Hardware. 570-817-4238 or 570-287-4005 *** FREE *** PICK-UP Appliances, Grills Lawnmowers, Pipes Bicycles, AC’s Pots, Pans, Cans Nuts, Bolts, Tools Car Batteries Radiators, Wires *AFFORDABLE* House Clean - outs Basements, Attic’s Garages, Sheds (570) 817-4238 We Make Your JUNK DISAPPEAR!!! Free Estimates We Haul It All !!!



Call Us First!


ECONOLECTRIC All Phases Electrical work No Job Too Small. Residential & Commercial Free Estimates Licensed-Insured PA032422

(570) 602-7840

GRULA ELECTRIC LLC Licensed, Insured, No job too small.



Estate Clean outs. Tree/shrub removal Free Estimates 24 HOUR SERVICE 570-823-1811 570-239-0484 Charlie’s Charlie’s Hauling Residential & Commercial, licensed & insured. Free estimates. Whole estates, yard waste, construction Spring cleanup. 570-266-0360 or 570-829-0140

Wanted: Junk Cars & Trucks Highest Prices Paid!!


288-8995 1195


BestDarnMovers Moving Helpers Call for Free Quote. We make moving easy. 570-852-9243


A & N PAINTING Airplane Quality at Submarine Prices! Interior/Exterior, pressure washing, decks & siding. Commercial/Residential. Over 17 years experience! Free estimates. Licensed & Insured

1162 Landscaping/ Garden

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


Arbor Care & Landscaping Tree trimming, pruning & removal. Stump Grinding, Cabling. Free Estimates Fully Insured 570-542-7265 MOWING, TRIMMING EDGING, SHRUBS & HEDGES. LAWN CARE. FULLY INSURED Call Us & Save 5% Off Your Last Bill! FREE ESTIMATES 570-814-0327


GENERAL YARD WORK? Two responsible High School students available. Mountain Top only. 570-868-6134 Spike & Gorilla’s Lawn Care & Outdoor Maintenance We do it all! Lawn Care - Summer packages available, concrete patios, tree trimming & removal. Gutter cleaning. Custom dog Kennels & wooden playsets. 570-702-2497


Lawn Care



Chris Emmett’s Int./Ext. Painting

Plaster, Drywall Repairs 25 Yrs. Experience


10% Senior Discount Free Estimates


Prompt Starts & Completions. No Hidden Extras. Repairs 38 Yrs. Experience

THE PAINT DUDE 570-650-3008


Int/ Ext. painting, Power washing. Professional work at affordable rates. Free estimates. 570-288-0733

PORTANOVA’S LAWN CARE Weekly & BiWeekly Lawn Cutting, Landscaping. Reasonable rates. Now accepting new customers. Call 570-650-3985




Tile Floors, Baths, Kitchens, Countertops, Brick, Block, Stone Fireplaces. Chimneys. 20 Years Experience 570-793-4754

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY by Walt & Marge Packages to fit all budgets 570-379-2311


Pressure Washing

DONE-RIGHT Pressure Washing Patios, decks, siding, concrete. Serving Lackawanna & Luzerne Counties. 570-655-4004

1249 Remodeling & Repairs

D & D REMODELING From decks and kitchens to roofs, and baths, etc. WE DO IT ALL!!!!!!! CALL US FOR ALL OF YOUR INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR REMODELING NEEDS 570-406-9387 Licensed/Insured YOU’VE TRIED THE REST NOW CALL THE BEST!!!


Roofing & Siding

J&F ROOFING SPECIALISTS All types of roofing. Repairs & Installation 25 Years Experience Licensed / Insured Free Estimates Reliable Service Lifetime Shingles on all roofs for same price as 30 year. 570-855-4259


570-824-6381 Roof Repairs & New Roofs. Shingle, Slate, Hot Built Up, Rubber, Gutters & Chimney Repairs. Year Round. Licensed/Insured ŠFREE EstimatesŠ

Jim Harden


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

1213 Lawn & Shrub Maintenance Residential & Commercial Best rate guaranteed - Call Today! 570-283-5984

Photo Services

Painting & Wallpaper

That’s all you need! Free Estimates 570-592-5401

BASIL FRANTZ LAWN & GARDEN SERVICE Residential & Commercial Shrub Trimming & Mulching. Junk Removal. Free Est. (570) 855-8382 or (570) 675-3517





Affordable & Reasonable Rates No Job Too Small. Licensed & insured. Free estimates. 570-574-6213 570-574-7195

1189 Miscellaneous Service

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 Looking for Work? Tell Employers with a Classified Ad. 570-829-7130

New Roofs & Repairs, Shingles, Rubber, Slate, Gutters, Chimney Repairs. Credit Cards accepted. FREE ESTIMATES! Licensed-Insured EMERGENCIES

Mister “V” Constr uction

Year Round Roof Specialist Specializing In All Types of Roofs, Siding, Chimneys & Roof Repairs Low Prices Free Estimates Licensed & Insured 28 Years Experience 570-829-5133

WINTER ROOFING Special $1.29 s/f Licensed, insured, fast service 570-735-0846


Tree Care


Collect cash, not dust! Clean out your basement, garage or attic and call the Classified department today at 570829-7130!

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