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Local area during war: Old times not forgotten

Politics were heated; plenty of men served. By TOM MOONEY Times Leader Correspondent


y early spring of1861, people throughout America’s northern states knew that something very bad – a war or the dissolution of the American union – was threatening. Some, however, sensed opportunity. We are living in “perilous times,” Wilkes-Barre store owner William H. Spessing announced in an ad in the Luzerne Union newspaper. Therefore, he said, local people should rush to his Public Square emporium and stock up on everything from cloth to lard, all of which he was making available at “panic prices.” The nearby Continental Saloon took a different tack, urging men to keep calm and stop in for “the very best brands of wine, liquor and cigars.” Their wives could pass the time in a special “ice cream bar” next door. The news columns, however, contained something more ominous: Dispatches announcing that seven states of the Deep South had seceded and formed

One downtown revitalization effort flopped in 2009, but officials are trying again. By JENNIFER LEARN-ANDES

Above, Regimental officers get together for a group portrait in 1865. Below, a veteran visits an unknown grave about 1900. INSIDE: For additional stories, see Pages 8A and 9A. Also read Parade Magazine’s cover story on the Civil War, INSIDE

Issues still divide North, South By CHRISTOPHER SULLIVAN Associated Press

A hush fell over the crowd filling the elegant hall in downtown Richmond, Va. The vote was about to be announced, and a young staffer of the

and more parking, commissioners were told by representatives of the borough and the county RedevelopMazur ment Authority administering the project. The former PNC Bank building was purchased for $140,000, and down payments were made on two other buildings in the target area between Center and Eno streets. But the project never took off. The first and then second developer pulled out, and the state withdrew $1.255 million in gam-

Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series examining the status of area building projects funded by public money. PLYMOUTH – The pitch for a downtown Plymouth revitalization plan was strong enough to convince Luzerne County Commissioners to allocate $350,000 at the end of 2006. The money would help buy East Main Street buildings that had to be leveled to make way for a strip mall, national pharmacy See PLYMOUTH, Page 16A

See LOCAL, Page 8A

Nature, effects of Civil War still topics of discussion across the map.

In Plymouth, no surrender on projects

Museum of the Confederacy was poised to get out the news as soon as it was official. Who would be chosen “Person of the Year, 1861”? Five historians had made impassioned nominations, and the audience would now decide. Most anywhere else, the choice would be obvious. Who but Abraham Lin-

coln? But this was a vote in the capital of the rebellion that Lincoln put down, sponsored by a museum dedicated to his adversary. How would Lincoln and his war be remembered in this place, in our time? A century and a half have passed since Lincoln’s crusade to reunify the United States. The

North and the South still split deeply on many issues, not least the conflict they still call by different names. All across the bloodstained arc where the Civil War raged, and beyond, Americans are deciding how to remember. For the next four years, we will mark the sesquiSee DIVIDE, Page 9A

State legislative staff draws fire as easy way to cut Pennsylvania employs 1 of every 11 state legislative workers in U.S., study says. By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press


State Rep. Mike Carroll, D-Avoca, at left, and Democratic Whip Mike Hanna of Clinton County, center, are seen at the Capitol.

taxpayers do battle with bureaucrats. The truth about Pennsylvania’s 3,000-strong legislative work force can probably be found somewhere in between, but there is little doubt the reputation of the General Assembly’s staff has become tarnished in recent years. Allegations of the misuse of legislative resources for political campaigns and other illegal purposes, which have brought criminal charges against a couple dozen current or former state

HARRISBURG— It’s bloated and wasteful, generously salted with patronage hires and a publicly funded re-election system for incumbent state legislators. Or it’s an army of devoted public servants, both an underappreciated element in drafting and debating bills and the indispensible front-line troops that help See STAFF, Page 2A

Walking Main Street is a stroll down memory lane By BILL O’BOYLE

more. The vibrancy has dimmed considerably. Many of buildings remain – just look at the top of the facades and you can see the names and dates. History abounds, but it’s a history that few remember, less care to and almost nobody wants to talk about. At the center of the town is the anchor store – Max L.

PLYMOUTH – The borough’s business district on Main Street is just a shadow of what it had been only a few decades ago. Stores upon stores lined both sides of the street in the days before the inundation caused by Tropical Storm Agnes in 1972. People walked and shopped and talked and lunched and shopped some See MAIN STREET, Page 16A

EDITOR’S NOTE THE COLUMN BY Richard L. Connor about the budget impasse published in the Views section today was written late Friday afternoon and printed Friday evening. Several hours later, just before the deadline, the members of Congress reached an agreement. An updated version of Connor’s column is on



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State efforts help limit local taxes property tax bills to 1 percent of homes’ assessed values, 2 percent for farmland and rental property and 3 percent for business property. Last November, voters amended the constitution to make the caps harder to undo. Schools took a $450 million cut in state aid during the current budget cycle. LOUISIANA Statewide voters in November narrowly defeated a proposed constitutional amendment referred to the ballot by legislators that would have prohibited some local governments from increasing property tax rates by more than 2.5 percent following a reassessment of property values, unless they got voter approval for larger increases. . MINNESOTA A plan passed by the Repub-

On March 10, Republican Gov. Dave Heineman signed a pair of bills into law — one cutting aid to cities, counties and natural resource districts by $44 million over two years; the other curtailing cities’ ability to tax the vehicles of people who commute to work from the suburbs. NEW HAMPSHIRE The New Hampshire House and Senate in March each passed separate versions of bills that would restore the ability of local governments to adopt tax and spending caps. NEW JERSEY Republican Gov. Gov. Chris Christie cut aid to local governments last year while also signing legislation capping local spending and property tax growth at 2 percent per year,

with some exceptions. NEW YORK New York’s Republican-led Senate has passed a proposal by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo that would cap local property tax increases at 2 percent or the rate of inflation, whichever is less. The bill, which awaits an Assembly vote, would allow higher tax hikes only under certain conditions. WISCONSIN Republican Gov. Scott Walker has proposed to slash aid to public schools while simultaneously restricting schools from making up for the loss with property taxes. His budget plan also would bar any property tax increases for counties and technical colleges, except to account for new construction.

lawmakers and their aides, have led to sworn testimony that many staffers spent significant periods of their work hours working on elections or performing menial personal errands for their bosses. There have already been 10 convictions, two acquittals and a mistrial, with additional trials set to begin later this year. As part of a yearlong national project that examines budget problems facing governments across the country, the Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors organization and the AP teamed up to take an indepth look at the Legislature’s AP PHOTO work force. By any measure, it’s one of the The state Capitol, whose rotunda is seen here, is the site of debate over Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed largest in the nation. A 2009 deep cuts in education and health care. study by the National Conference of State Legislatures ranked managers or constituent ou- closer to what’s really needed N E X T W E E K : Pennsylvania’s legislative branch treach specialists, 95 research than eight or 10," he said. Roughly speaking, a typical The many facets of constituent second in total spending (behind analysts, 50 custodians (there California), second in per capita are 19 in the Senate), two archi- House member has a staff of service operations, including the secret records collected and mainspending (Alaska), and second vists, an editor, an asset manager about five, a typical senator, tained on Pennsylvanians by taxabout 11. in spending as a percentage of and a proofreader. payer-paid legislative employees. Leaders tend to have the largeA $36,000-a-year attendant general government operations keeps the House chamber and st staffs, because they supervise (Nevada). The NCSL said Pennsylvania adjoining areas clean and in re- many people who serve the en- constituency relations, legislaemploys about one of every 11 pair, while a lounge attendant tire caucus. Longtime members tive support, policy development professional-and-managestate legislative employees in the earns $37,000 to, among other and committee chairmen also and nation, with barely 4 percent of things, be available to cut mem- generally get more employees, rial. Not included in the House and bers’ hair in an area near the and many members say they the country’s population. have to justify the need based on Senate pay reports are about a The Legislature’s budget is of- men’s room just off the floor. The other side of legislative workload, but beyond that, staff- dozen legislative service agenten raised as a target for budget trimming, although Gov. Tom staff operations consists of con- ing decisions can be mystifying. cies, such as the Joint State GovAsked about the process, the ernment Commission and the stituent services, Corbett’s $27.3 billion more than a thou- two top-ranking Republican Legislative Data Processing Censpending proposal for "Some of the sand people sta- leaders, Sens. Joe Scarnati and ter, which together employ more next year, with deep tioned in hun- Dominic Pileggi, said the "dy- than 170 people and have total cuts in education and most compedreds of district namics ... vary for many rea- budget costs of more than $18 health care to fill a $4 tent, intelligent offices around the sons," including the land area of million. billion budget gap, inAnyone who has spent much state— some the districts. cluded only a $4.3 mil- and committed Senate Minority Leader Jay time in the Capitol has likely enlion, or 1.4 percent, re- people I’ve ever within walking distance of each Costa, D-Allegheny, said sen- countered intelligent, ethical duction for the General met in public ators "are made fully aware of and hard-working legislative emother. Assembly, to $297 miland private life staffing and district office guide- ployees, and probably experiConstituent lion. enced their culture of helpfulis nothing lines." Corbett’s budget have been mem- service "Pennsylvania is truly a di- ness — which even extends to new, but the maswould not touch the Legislature’s $189 mil- bers of the Leg- sive system cur- verse state," wrote Republican reporters. Indiscriminate payroll lion surplus, main- islature’s staff.” rently in place in House leaders Sam Smith and cuts would certainly sweep away Pennsylvania has Mike Turzai. "There is no quota real talent along with dead tained and widely deSteve Crawford emerged from system in place for office space wood. fended by members as "Some of the most competent, a cushion against a Lobbying firm executive. modest origins in or office work." House Demothe early 1970s to- cratic Leader Frank Dermody intelligent and committed peobudget showdown with day to become an did not respond to written ques- ple I’ve ever met in public and the executive branch, private life have been members although many are calling for institution that many people tions on the topic. According to the 203-member of the Legislature’s staff," said deeper legislative cuts, either to have come to make their first stop when they have issues relat- House’s most recent annual re- Steve Crawford, a lobbying firm the budget or surplus. port on salaries, the chamber’s executive and former House "Surplus moneys should be ed to government at any level. They are staffed by people active work force numbered Democratic aide who was Gov. helping people stay in their houses and not sitting in a re- trained to avoid ever saying no to 1,935 at the end of December, Ed Rendell’s chief of staff. serve," freshman Rep. Tina Da- a constituent, commonly help- with a payroll of $76.3 million. "They’re an easy mark, of course, Some of the data released by but I’m one of their biggest devis, D-Bucks, told the Bucks ing out with driver’s licensing and other PennDOT issues, as the House clerk’s office is errone- fenders." County Courier Times. Other candidates within the If the governor and lawmakers well as applications for the ous, dated or misleading, but it do decide to squeeze more sav- state’s property tax, rent, pre- provides the best approximation legislative branch for belt-tightings from the legislative branch, scription drug and heating oil as- of the actual work force. It in- ening might include the General cludes, for example, 99 aides, in- Assembly’s more peripheral enan obvious place to start would sistance. Constituent service informa- cluding 63 current employees, terprises: It maintains a gym, a be personnel costs, which currently run about $119 million for tion is displayed prominently on who are supposedly supervised clinic staffed by four nurses and House and Senate salaries alone. official websites, and it would be by 16 representatives who re- a physician, and, in the Senate, a Most of those jobs also carry a hard to overstate how much law- tired, died or were defeated last lavish private dining room. The tiny clinic, near the cafetemakers value the existing sys- year. full array of benefits. It showed the House paid $4.3 ria in the Capitol’s east wing, In the Capitol, where more tem. Interviews with representa- million in salaries to 82 people in sees 25-30 people a day, includthan half the Legislature’s work force is stationed, the elite end of tives and senators about how communications, media, broad- ing some of the many tourists the salary scale consists of more they understood those resources casting, mail and similar special- and school groups drawn to the than 200 people who make at are doled out produced a variety ties. There were four photogra- palatial building. Harrisburg least $80,000 — generally law- of answers. Some members have phers and two photography su- Hospital is three blocks from the Capitol grounds. yers, committee directors, super- several district offices and a staff pervisors. In the Senate dining room, a Ten House chiefs of staff had of a dozen or more, while others visors and policy developers. Below them is the bulk of the get by with just one office back an average pay of $95,000, while tradition that goes back more staff, people who do research, home and a staff of two or three. the 56-person corps of messen- than a century, senators pay "How we staff our district of- gers and messenger-drivers, a their own food costs, although analyze legislation, spread the lawmakers’ message and per- fices is really a closely held mys- group that includes 11 supervi- some then submit those costs for form the sorts of administrative tery," said Rep. Glen Grell, R- sors and often looks as busy as reimbursement. Two people and clerical jobs common to Cumberland, who has one of the anyone in the building, pulled work there when the chamber is in session, and those two also smallest complements in the down an average of $28,000. large institutions. The Senate, which releases its have other facilities manageIn the House, which publishes Legislature: a district office manmuch more descriptive job titles ager in Mechanicsburg and a sec- salary data in real time, had 855 ment duties. The Capitol is served by three employees and a $42.8 million than the Senate, the work force retary in the Capitol. "We all represent the same payroll as of late January. Senate separate resident uniformed sehas a dizzying array of responsibilities, including 617 legislative number of people, so if I can do it job titles are fewer much broad- curity forces: 15 in Senate securiassistants, 363 district office with one or two, that might be er: administrative, chief of staff, ty, 27 in House security and 96 in

the Harrisburg operations of the Capitol Police Department, run by the Department of General Services. Outside Harrisburg, legislative employees tend to focus on constituent service, most commonly help with government agencies — signing people up for state programs, spreading information about state programs, troubleshooting bureaucratic problems and involving themselves in all manner of federal or local issues. The two chambers together maintain about 400 district offices scattered around the state, plus dozens of satellite offices that are open only a few hours a week. In the Senate alone, district office rent and utilities have cost nearly $5 million since the start of 2009. The contingent assigned last year to Rep. Bud George, DClearfield, who has one of the larger House staffs, included seven legislative assistants, two research analysts, an executive director, a communications specialist, an executive assistant and a lawyer. While some have since left the House, they were paid a combined $645,000 last year. "Years ago you guys said I was the roughest guy to work for," said George, the ranking member on the Environmental Resources and Energy Committee. "You’re damn right — I’m there to please and to help the people." Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-Philadelphia, said his two district offices, eight miles apart, have assisted more than 11,000 constituents in a little over two years in office. He said they worked on dozens and dozens of topics, among them birth certificates, library funding, sinkholes, breast cancer screening and snowmobile registration. Forty-two times they were contacted regarding jury duty alone. "If there are other offices where their staffers are sitting around with nothing to do, I would love to send them to my district offices," Boyle said. Some offices are busier than others, and House district workers say they have been told how they rank compared to others in, for example, number of pieces of PennDOT mail handled. Rep. Mario Scavello, R-Monroe, says he runs his operations like a business, complete with evening and weekend hours to serve his commuter-heavy district. "I have a factory," he said. "On any given day you can have 60 people walk in here." On the other hand, Sen. Mike Folmer, R-Lebanon, closed a district office in Robesonia, about 12 miles west of Reading, after tracking data showed very little demand for it. "The problem was we were averaging less than one person walking into that office a week," Folmer said. "You’re talking about 52 in a year’s time." If the Legislature were to make significant reductions in its own employee complement, it would go against a trend that dates back more than four decades. The state Commission for Legislative Modernization reported in 1969 there were 651 people working for the legislative branch. The NCSL said the staff more than doubled over the ensuing decade. By 2003, it had doubled again to reach more or less its current size.

The Associated Press

Since January 2010, at least 10 states have enacted or proposed new limits on the ability of schools, cities or counties to raise local taxes. At the same time, most states have cut the amount of aid provided to local governmental entities. Here’s a look at some of those state laws and proposals. FLORIDA Legislative committees have advanced a proposed constitutional amendment limiting annual increases in the assessed value of properties not used as a person’s primary home to 3 percent, instead of the current 10 percent. INDIANA In January 2010, an Indiana law took full effect limiting

lican-led House would cut state aid by $250 million over the next two years to Minneapolis, St. Paul and Duluth while also reinstating a local property tax cap that had expired. MISSOURI Statewide voters last November voted to prohibit cities from enacting new taxes on the earnings of people who live or work there and requiring local referendums on existing earnings taxes in St. Louis and Kansas City. That came after Missouri lawmakers failed to fully fund schools, reduced state payments to counties for holding prisoners and declined to change a state law preventing counties from making their own midyear budget cuts. NEBRASKA

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LOCAL King’s honors very good friend The college’s outgoing president is touched by the unique tribute paid to him. By CAMILLE FIOTI Times Leader Correspondent

King’s College students, Matt Robinson, left, Anthony Melf, Matt Leet, and Kyle Garon unload new mulch under the swings at the Madison Street Playground in Wilkes-Barre Saturday. They joined Wilkes-Barre’s cleanup to honor King’s departing president, the Rev. Thomas O’Hara.

resident counselor. “This touches my heart,” O’Hara said, noting the large number of volunteers who came together to help clean up 10 of the city’s parks as well as other locations around town. The college is recognized nationally for its public service, said O’Hara, pointing out that last year, its students dedicated over 150,000 hours to community service projects. “The most noble of all projects is providing for the children,” he said. “They are the future of this community.” The cleanup effort, called “The

WILKES-BARRE – Nearly 200 King’s College students, faculty and staff took part in the city’s annual spring cleanup Saturday as part of a tribute to the Rev. Thomas O’Hara, CSC, who will end his 10-year presidency at the college this June. Many of the students reside in Holy Cross Hall, where Rev. O’Hara serves as a See O’HARA, Page 10A

Mother and son suing Ciavarella






‘Father Rick’ to address May 2011 Marywood grads The Rev. Richard “Rick” Frechette, director of medical services for Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos International, will be the keynote speaker at Marywood University’s commencement on May 8 at the Mohegan Sun Arena, Wilkes-Barre Township. He will be awarded an honorary doctorate during the ceremony, along with two additional honorary degree recipients, the Rev. Thomas J. O’Hara, retiring president of King’s College, and the Rev. Scott R. Pilarz, outgoing president of The University of Scranton. The Rev. Frechette, better known as Father Rick, became a Passionist priest in 1979. After a few years as a parish priest in Baltimore, he met the Rev. William B. Wasson, founder of Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos, Spanish for “Our Little Brothers and Sisters,” and worked in Mexico in 1983 at an old hacienda that had been converted to a home for nearly 1,000 orphaned and abandoned children. He’s had other stops in Honduras and Haiti, where the two priests decided to begin an orphanage. WILKES-BARRE

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Their complaint is separate from other suits that arose out of the criminal charges filed in 2009. By JERRY LYNOTT

SCRANTON – A woman and her son, who was incarcerated by former Judge Mark Ciavarella, filed suit against him and others already sued as a result of the Luzerne County juvenile justice scandal. James Gillette of Lackawanna County said he was denied the right to an attorney when he appeared before Ciavarella, a claim raised by other juveniles who said their constitutional rights were violated by him when he presided in juvenile court. Gillette and his mother, Erica Michaliga are seeking in excess of $150,000 in the suit filed Friday in U.S. District Court, Scranton. Their complaint is separate from other Gillette and suits that arose out of his mother the criminal charges filErica Michali- ed in 2009 against Ciaga are seeking varella and former Judge Michael Conain excess of han for their roles in a $150,000 in $2.8 million kickback the suit filed scheme tied to the conFriday in U.S. struction of two juveDistrict Court, nile detention centers and the placement of Scranton. youths in the facilities in Pittston Township and Butler County. A federal jury on Feb. 18 returned a mixed verdict against Ciavarella, finding him guilty on 12 of 39 counts for his participation in the scheme. Conahan pleaded guilty to a charge of racketeering conspiracy, is awaiting sentencing. Gillette said he went before Ciavarella to face charges of simple assault, terroristic threats, harassment, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief from a domestic dispute with his mother. Because of decisions made by Ciavarella, Gillette said he “was incarcerated almost continuously from June 2004 through October 2008” and suffered “deprivation of personal liberty, loss of positive sense of well-being,” and, among other things, “the detrimental effects of the stigma placed on him by his time spent in detention.” Besides the former judges, other defendants included: Robert Powell, former co-owner of the detention centers; Robert Mericle, the builder of the centers.



Christopher Maslyar, 10, gets a first-hand view in the cockpit of a Rutan Defiant, Experimental Amateur Aircraft from John Loofbourrow, who built the small plane, at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport.

Taking to the skies

Marywood’s Aviators’ Club offers flight tips, rides to raise funds for Angel Flight. By MATT HUGHES

PITTSTON TWP. – Area residents took flight for a good cause Saturday at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. The Aviators’ Club of Marywood University hosted its sixth annual Aviation Exploration Day at the Tech Aviation Flight School next to the airport’s passenger terminal. Marywood Aviation Exploration Day gave the public the chance “to learn how aviation is done,” said Marywood Aviators Club President Darrin Long, while raising money for Angel Flight, a non-profit organization that provides free air transportation for sick persons who need to fly but can’t afford it, as well as charitable organizations. The event, sponsored by Tech Aviation Flight School, Saker Aviation and the airport, featured basket raffles, children’s activities, food and live music performed by Marywood students, and 15 aircraft on display, including period military planes and a Life Flight helicopter. But for most attending Saturday, the sightseeing rides in single-engine airplanes offered for $15 held the greatest attraction.


A T-6 SNJ aircraft was on hand for the public during Aviation Exploration Day at the airport.

“It was better than I thought,” said 8-year-old Max Loiacono moments after taking a flight with his grandfather, Carl Mozeleski of Clarks Summit, his first time in an airplane. “It was rough, but not too bad.” Tickets for the flights sold out by noon, less than one hour into the program. Long said his group hoped to offer up to115 flights Saturday, but had to reduce that number to about 70 because one of the three Piper single-engine planes was grounded in State College due to inclement weather there. Still, organizers were optimistic about topping the $2,000 they raised for Angel Wings at last year’s event, and the weather Saturday, with sunny

skies and temperatures in the mid-50s, certainly helped. “It’s a nice day,” Pat Dougherty, of Dupont, said as he waited with his daughter Megan for their turn to take a ride. “After being pent up all winter, it’s nice to get out. … It will be nice to see the area too. I’ve never gone that slow around the area in a plane, and it’s a beautiful day for it.” Long said the Marywood Aviator’s Club is the largest club at the university and the air show the school’s largest student-run fundraiser. Marywood University, Scranton, offers a Bachelor’s degree in aviation management, and provides pilot training to students at Tech Aviation Flight School.

Mooseum houses farm history at The Lands at Hillside Farms

Leadership Wilkes-Barre class project takes visitors back to time when agriculture was king. By JOHN KRISPIN


Cassandra Shuleski, left, Aubrey Boyd, Evan Boyd, Kim Boyd and Maryann Gugliotti take in one of the rooms at the new ‘Mooseum’ at The Lands at Hillside Farms in Kingston Township Saturday afternoon.

jectto the dozens of families and volunteers at The Lands at Hillside Farms Saturday. “We’re here to celebrate the grand opening of this year-round museum,” said Leadership team member Karl Borton, as he and the other members of Leadership Wilkes-Barre, politicians and Hillside Farm’s administrators stood waiting for the ceremonial ribbon cutting. Borton and fellow Leadership member, Katrina Domkowski, dressed as a

KINGSTON TOWNSHIP – The century-old barn doors creaked open and the relics of farming’s past breathed new life at a local education center Saturday. The Leadership Wilkes-Barre Class of 2011 unveiled its “Mooseum’’ pro- See MOOSEUM, Page 10A

Both lanes of North Washington Street will be closed, except for local and emergency traffic, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday, from the Cross Valley north to the city line. Both lanes will be milled prior to North Washington Street being paved from state Route 309 to the city line. The paving project will be completed within the week. Residents can expect road work to continue until Wednesday and are urged to find alternate routes in and out of the affected area. SUGARLOAF TWP.

Penn State to host program discussing homosexuality Penn State Hazleton will host a program from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Diversity Education Consortium on “What’s wrong with homosexuality, if anything?” on April 14. According to guest speaker Dr. John Corvin, he’s heard many arguments in the past 18 years while giving lectures like one scheduled at Penn State Hazleton on moral and civil rights issues raised by homosexuality. Nominated best speaker this year by Campus Activities Magazine, Corvino has confronted beliefs that underpin discrimination against gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transsexuals on television. The program will begin at 7 p.m. in Room 115 of the Graham Building. For more information, visit or call Penn State at 450-3180. WILKES-BARRE

Connecticut man pursued, charged in city hit and run A Connecticut man faces charges following a hit-and-run accident and police pursuit Friday afternoon, police said. According to city police: Jeffrey Narkewicz of Plainfield fled after the bucket truck he was driving struck the open door of a car on Hazle Avenue around 2:40 p.m. The occupant of the car, Abdul Lafeet Martinez struck his head as a result of the impact. Police responded to a report of the truck being operated recklessly in the area of Barney Street. An officer approached the passenger side of the truck and Narkewicz started to drive away, but the officer was able to jump on the truck. The officer pounded on the cab in an attempt to have the driver stop; however, Narkewicz swerved the truck on the roadway trying to throw off the officer. Several marked vehicles blocked the roadway and forced the truck to stop on Sambourne Street. Narkewicz was forcibly removed from the driver’s seat by police and two officers were injured during the arrest. Narkewicz was taken into custody on suspicion of drunken driving and transported to Wilkes-Barre General Hospital for a blood alcohol test. He was arraigned by the district judge on duty on charges of driving under the influence, leaving the scene of an accident involving injury, fleeing and eluding police and reckless driving.

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Libyan forces use guerilla tactics to push into opposition territory

Rebels face military surge By SEBASTIAN ABBOT Associated Press


Spaniards protest against ETA

A woman holds a crucifix during a rally called by the AVT (Victims of Terrorism Association), as they marched through the streets of Madrid Saturday to protest against the Basque Separatist group ETA and Spain’s Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero.

AJDABIYA, Libya — Government soldiers and rebel gunmen battled in the streets of a key front-line city Saturday after the Libyan military used shelling and guerrillastyle tactics to open its most serious push into opposition territory since international airstrikes began. NATO airstrikes, meanwhile, hammered at Gadhafi’s ammunition stockpiles and armored forces, destroying 17 tanks. At least eight people were killed in the fighting over Aj-

dabiya, a hospital official said. Recapturing the city would give the Libyan military a staging ground to attack the rebels’ main stronghold, Benghazi, about 100 miles farther east along the coastal highway. Moammar Gadhafi’s forces were approaching Benghazi when they were driven back by the international air campaign launched last month to protect civilians and ground Gadhafi’s aircraft. For the rebels, losing the city would effectively bottle them into a coastal strip of eastern Libya and allow gov-

ernment forces to more tightly squeeze the few opposition pockets in the rest of the country, including the besieged western port of Misrata, where heavy clashes continued Saturday for a second day. NATO airstrikes hit armored vehicles firing on civilians near both Misrata and Ajdabiya, said Canadian Lt. Gen. Charles Bouchard, who commands the Libya operation. International envoys AP PHOTO opened fresh initiatives for a peace deal. The African Union Passengers depart from a said it planned to send a team boat carrying people fleeing from Misrata, Libya. to Libya today.



Forces fire on mourners

security forces fired on S yrian mourners at a funeral for slain pro-

testers Saturday as authorities vowed to crush any new unrest from a threeweek uprising that showed no sign of letting up even as the death toll topped 170. Activists vowed to accelerate their movement with daily protests nationwide, bringing new pressure on President Bashar Assad’s authoritarian regime. Assad has answered the tens of thousands of protesters with both force and limited concessions that have failed to appease an emboldened movement inspired by the Arab uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt. CAIRO

Protesters create barricade Thousands of demonstrators barricaded themselves in Cairo’s central square with burned-out troop carriers and barbed wire Saturday and demanded the removal of the military council ruling Egypt, infuriated after soldiers stormed their protest camp overnight, killing at least one person and injuring 71 others. In a sign the confrontation could escalate, the military warned Saturday evening that it will clear Tahrir Square of protesters “with all force and decisiveness” for life to get back to normal. The warning could presage a repeat of the scene before dawn, when hundreds of soldiers, including a highly trained parachute unit, swarmed into Tahrir Square, firing in the air and beating protesters with clubs and shocking some with electrical batons. Troops dragged away protesters, while others staggered away bleeding from beatings and gunshot wounds. Witnesses reported two killed, though the Health Ministry insisted there was only one death. ASPERMONT, TEXAS

Wildfire still out of control A massive wildfire that has burned more than 61,000 acres in West Texas remains out of control. Alan Craft of the Texas Forest Service said Saturday the fire was "0 percent contained" and he expected it to continue spreading with dry, windy conditions in the area. About 100 members of the Texas Forest Service have been fighting fire by land and air, with help from local volunteer fire departments. Two unoccupied homes have been burned, and some livestock has been killed. So far, no towns have been threatened. Craft says pipe cutting sparked the fire on Wednesday. More hot, dry weather was expected to contribute to a high fire danger all weekend. CHESTER, PA.

One killed at teen party Shots rang out in a suburban Philadelphia social hall where a teenage party was being held, killing one person and sending eight others to the hospital, authorities said Saturday. Police in Chester, where a state of emergency was declared last summer because of crime concerns, said a suspect was taken into custody after officers were called to the Minaret Temple No. 174 around 11:30 p.m. Friday and found "numerous victims." Police said nine people were transported to Crozer Chester Medical Center, where one died.



ifteen-year-old Gareth Grainger jumps with his skateboard in front of cherry blossom trees in full bloom in downtown Vancouver, Canada on Saturday.

Japan nuke resolution years away Making site of plant safe, removing destroyed equipment could take decades at exorbitant cost. By MARI YAMAGUCHI and CHARLES HUTZLER Associated Press

TOKYO — Once Japan’s leaky nuclear complex stops spewing radiation and its reactors cool down, making the site safe and removing the ruined equipment is going to be a messy ordeal that could take decades and cost hundreds of millions of dollars. Radiation has covered the area around the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant and blanketed parts of the complex, making the job of “decommissioning” the plant — rendering it safe so it doesn’t threaten public health and the environment — a bigger task than usual.

Toshiba Corp., which supplied four of Fukushima’s six reactors, including two on which General Electric Co. collaborated, submitted a roadmap this past week to the plant’s operator for decommissioning the crippled reactors. The study, done with three other companies, projects that it would take about 10 years to remove the fuel rods and the reactors and contain other radioactivity at the site, said Keisuke Omori of Toshiba. That timeline is far faster than those for other nuclear accidents and contains a big caveat: The reactors must first be stabilized and cooled, goals that have eluded emergency teams struggling with cascading problems in the month since the devastating tsunami damaged their cooling systems. Omori said the extent of damage to the reactors and other problems still need to be assessed. Getting a quick resolution to the Fukushima crisis would give a boost to a na-


Disaster survivors carry relief aid to their evacuation center in Japan.

tion trying to recover from the severe disasters and to the tens of thousands forced to evacuate communities near the plant and already wearying of living in shelters with no prospects of returning home. “It could take decades. We will all have to move away,” said Hitomi Motouchi.

New York police look for possible serial killer Four bodies found by beach highway in past 2 weeks after four found late last year. By FRANK ELTMAN Associated Press

OAK BEACH, N.Y. — While investigators scour miles of desolate New York beachfront from the tops of fire trucks and map plans for officers to traverse a daunting morass of thicket on horseback in search of more victims, dozens of detectives are inspecting credit card receipts, telephone records, old traffic tickets and even applications for clamming licenses in the hunt for a possible serial killer. Eight victims have now been found dumped just steps from Ocean Parkway, a highway leading to the popular Jones Beach State Park. The news has rattled nerves throughout Long Island; one mother snapped at a stranger outside a public library Eight victims about fears for have now her safety and schoolteachers been found say they are dumped just sensing fear in steps from the voices of Ocean Parktheir students. way, a high“Whether they’re prosti- way leading to tutes or not, we the popular don’t care Jones Beach about that in our communi- State Park. ty,” said Jose Trinidad of Bay Shore, a community just north of the Robert Moses Bridge, about five miles from where the bodies were found. “We care that there’s a murderer loose out there and he’s killing human beings. He could kill somebody else.” Investigators following up on the disappearance of a Jersey City, N.J., woman seen working as a Craigslist escort in the area last spring, happened upon the corpses of four women late last year. They were identified as missing prostitutes who also booked clients over the Internet. Four more bodies were found when officers returned to the area in the past two weeks. They are unidentified. All eight were found within a three-mile radius on the north side of the parkway. Detectives said it appears some victims had been dead for a long time. Investigators believe the four women found in December were likely killed somewhere else and dumped by the beach highway. The first went missing in 2007; a second in 2009 and the remaining two in June and September 2010.

Award-winning film director Sidney Lumet dies at age 86 DAVID B. CARUSO and BOB THOMAS Associated Press

NEW YORK — Sidney Lumet, the award-winning director of such acclaimed films as “Network,” “Serpico,” “Dog Day Afternoon” and “12 Angry Men,” has died. He was 86. Lumet’s death was confirmed by relatives and friends, who said he died early Saturday morning at his Manhattan home. He had suffered from lymphoma. A Philadelphia native, Lumet moved to New York City as a child, and it became the location of choice for more than 30 of his films. Although he freely admitted to a lifelong love affair with

the city, he often showed its grittier side. Such dramas as “Prince of the City,” “Q&A,” “Night Falls on Manhattan” and “Serpico” looked at the hard lives and corruptibility of New York police officers. “Dog Day Afternoon” told the true-life story of two social misfits who set in motion a chain of disastrous events when they tried to rob a New York City bank on an oppressively hot summer afternoon. “It’s not an anti-L.A. thing,” Lumet said of his New York favoritism in a 1997 interview. “I just don’t like to live in a company town.”

Although he didn’t work in Los Angeles, the director maintained good relations with the Hollywood studios, partly because he finished his pictures under schedule and budget. His television beginnings had schooled him in working fast, and he rarely shot more than four takes of a scene. He was nominated four times for directing Academy Awards, and actors in his films won17 Oscars. But Lumet himself never won. Lumet did receive an honorary Oscar AP FILE PHOTO in 2005 for lifetime achievement. He received the Directors Guild of America’s Director Sidney Lumet holds up the Award for lifetime achievement in 1993. honorary Oscar he received in 2005.

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Brominski notes his experience in office

The former Luzerne County commissioner says he knows how to make solid decisions.

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Lehman Township man would set up website and office to meet with citizens.


inated county jobs when he became a county commissioner in 1980, though he can’t say where staff reductions may be warranted until the new county manager assesses staffing levels and spending. “I have no problem making cuts,” said Brominski, who has also worked as a school teacher. He signed the bill to begin the Wyoming Valley leveeraising project in 1982 and also pushed for security-related improvements as a commissioner, including identification badges for all county workers and installation of metal detectors, though the latter wasn’t implemented until years later. “I’m more proactive than reactive. I like to get things done beforehand,” Brominski said. Brominski serves on the home rule transition personnel recruitment subcommittee. He supports a national search for the new manager who will run day-to-day county operations and a local search for division head positions. The manager should have at least several years of government management experience, he said. “I just don’t think that a person operating outside can walk into that position with-


Edward Brominski said he is capable of compromising and working with others if he’s elected to the new 11-member Luzerne County Council, but he also promises to speak up if he sees problems or waste that aren’t being addressed. “I think I know the areas to look at. I really do. And I’m not afraid to go into them and find them and expose them,” the former county commissioner recently told a Times Leader endorsement board. The Swoyersville retiree said he stood up to his superiors when he worked as county assessment director from 1992 to 1999, refusing to create fill several positions “created for people” because the jobs were not necessary. He said he also exposed questionable expenses and falsified travel vouchers, but the administration at the time refused to address his concerns. “A year later, I lost my job,” said Brominski, who was unsuccessful in his 1999 race for county commissioner and 2009 run for county controller. Brominski also said he elim-


EDWARD BROMINSKI Age: 71 Political party: Democrat Residence: Swoyersville Education: Bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Wilkes University and a master’s degree in secondary education from the University of Scranton. Work experience: School teacher for 15 years, Swoyersville mayor for five years, county commissioner for four years, county assessor’s office director for eight years. Also worked in pharmaceutical sales and insurance sales management. Family: wife Dee; two children, Eddie and Lynn; two grandchildren

out having some exposure to all of the different nuances of government,” Brominski said. Brominski got behind the county’s switch to home rule government, which goes into effect when the new council takes office. He believes the new council must get more involved with the leaders of area cities and municipalities to attract development and jobs to the county. “I’m excited about home rule. I’m excited about the prospect of change for the better,” Brominski said. “I would truly like to be a part of it.”

Casey Evans said he would publish his phone number and e-mail address and set up an office at his own expense to meet with citizens if he’s elected to Luzerne County Council. “The biggest part of this job for me is going to be constituent services, seeing what I can do to help other people,” said the freelance political consultant from Lehman Township. Evans said he’s traveled the nation as a political consultant, learning what people expect from their elected officials. “Speaking with these people I’ve had the unique opportunity that not a lot of people are actually afforded to listen to what they have to say, to listen to the problems that they have, not just here in Northeastern Pennsylvania but all around the country,” Evans said. “I really feel that I have a better grasp than most on the issues facing people here in Luzerne County.” Evans said he’s been researching best practices in neighboring counties to come up with ideas that could work in Luzerne County. For exam-

ple, he wants to require purchase orders for every county expense over $50. He also wants the county to host an inexpensive website to publicly post every expense of $25 or more. The posting would give citizens an easy way to monitor the spending of their tax dollars, he said. “If they think something shady is going on, they could catch it right “The big- away,” Evans said. gest part The site of this job will also provide more acfor me is countability going to be over the counmanager, constituent ty who has latiservices, tude to authorize certain inseeing dividual purwhat I can chases withdo to help out council approval, he other peo- said. Evans ple.” did not supCasey Evans port the home County council rule charter candidate but said he likes the concept of home rule and sees some positive attributes in the charter approved by voters. He believes council should attempt to search for a new manager from the county, rather than starting with a national search. Familiarity with local elected officials is “invaluable,” he said. “The last thing I want to


C A S E Y E VA N S Age: 24 Political party: Democrat Residence: Lehman Township Education: Lake-Lehman High School graduate, attended Misericordia University to study political science. Work experience: Campaign staffer for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in Pennsylvania and Oregon; rural regional field director for the Virginia Democratic Party in 2008; campaign manager for state Rep. Gerald Mullery in 2010; currently freelance political consultant. Family: single

do is bring in someone from Colorado who doesn’t know us here, who has no experience in Northeastern Pennsylvania, who doesn’t have these relationships. They’re going to be crucial. There’s institutional memory here,” Evans said. His age – 24 – should not be a factor, he said. He said he’s “not going to pretend to be an expert on everything” but believes he’s got a grasp of county issues. No other candidate will match his energy, he said. “You will not find anyone more enthusiastic than me,” Evans said.

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Learn some local historical facts about the Civil War


Veterans gather in front of the GAR Hall, which stood on South Main Street in Wilkes-Barre, in 1929.

Regiments: When the U.S. Army was dramatically expanded in the Civil War, the basic unit of organization was the regiment, organized at the state level. At full strength, an infantry regiment consisted of 10 companies of 100 men each. In actuality, few regiments ever approached this strength. As the war progressed, most regiments had no more than a few hundred men. Battle Names: Many Civil War battle have two names. That came about because the United States’ policy was to name a battle after the nearest river or body

of water, while the Confederacy’s policy was to name it after the nearest town. Holidays: Decoration Day was established in 1868 to honor those who lost their lives in the Civil War. It is now known as Memorial Day and honors all America’s war dead. In his famous Gettysburg Address of 1863, President Lincoln called for a November day to be set aside for giving thanks, resulting in the establishment of Thanksgiving. Survivors: The last U.S. Army Civil War veteran to die was Albert Woolson, a drummer boy

with a Minnesota regiment, who died in 1956 at 106. While most Civil War troops never heard of television, Woolson was interviewed on a TV show. Black troops: Moses Morris, a free black man who served in the fabled 54th Massachusetts Infantry and was portrayed in the movie “Glory”, moved to WilkesBarre after the war. He is buried in the City Cemetery. Pensions: In 1890 the federal government awarded pensions to Civil War veterans. A standard amount was $5 a month. The average working person at the time

made less than $500 a year. Preparedness: About 20 years after the Civil War ended, some Wyoming Valley veterans petitioned the federal government to organize a local infantry regiment to serve as a reserve force. That regiment, the 9th Infantry, was converted into the 109th Field Artillery as World War I neared. Literature: The Rev. George Peck, a Kingston clergyman of the19th century, was the grandfather of Stephen Crane, author of the famed Civil War novel “The Red Badge of Courage.”

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the Confederate States of America. Everyone awaited the U.S. government’s response: would there be a war? That war was not long in coming. At daybreak of April 12, 1861, artillery of the Confederacy began shelling Fort Sumter, a United States installation designed to protect the harbor of Charleston, S.C. Later in the morning, the U.S. Army’s guns in the fort returned fire. The Civil War was on. Tuesday will be the 150th anniversary of the start of that war, America’s fabled war of “brother against brother,” North against South and blue against gray. It was a war that would change the nation profoundly and remain a source of pride, anger, frustration and hope right through to our L O C A L E V E N T S own day. Tuesday: The Lindhill Institute of Preparations in Pa. In ways, Pennsylvania had been preparing for the war for some time. Gov. Andrew Curtin had no sooner taken office in January of 1861 when he announced that Pennsylvania would unconditionally support the union. In Wilkes-Barre, leading citizens called meetings to discuss the community’s response to events as they unfolded, including the raising of regiments of troops. But even top public officials believed the war would be a brief one. Pennsylvania was ordered to provide 14 regiments of men to serve just three months, the time in which federal authorities believed the war would be fought and won. Luzerne County, which included the area that later became Lackawanna County, supplied one of these early regiments – the 8th Pennsylvania Infantry. It was formed largely from local militias with names like “Wyoming Yagers” and “Wyoming Artillerists,” which historians say were more like social clubs than fighting forces. Politicians’ predictions, of course, proved terribly wrong. By the time the war was really under way in summer of1861, America’s 90-day regiments were being discharged and sent home. After the U.S. Army’s disastrous July 21 defeat in the war’s first major battle, at Bull Run in Virginia, preparations all over the country were stepped up. Pennsylvania would eventually raise more than 400,000 troops. Luzerne County men flocked to join many different regiments as fast as they were organized, generally with leading citizens of the community assuming officer positions.

Shavertown, in cooperation with Wyoming Seminary Upper School, will present “Rally to the Cause,” a 150th anniversary commemoration of the beginning of the Civil War, on Tuesday at 7 a.m. on the school’s back campus green on Maple Avenue, Kingston. The 30-minute commemoration program is free and open to the public. This event will be held rain or shine at the exact hour when federal troops in Fort Sumter, S.C. returned fire upon the Confederates at Charleston Harbor on April 12, 1861. It will include a ceremonial cannon-firing, participation of Civil War re-enactors, and speakers

the Wyoming Valley area even had its own training facility. That was Camp Luzerne, in the present-day borough of Luzerne, described by local historian Sheldon Spear in “Wyoming Valley History Revisited” as lying along what is now Kelly Street. One regiment that trained there was the 143rd Pennsylvania Infantry, the only Civil War regiment entirely trained and equipped within Luzerne County. It would be hard to question Luzerne County’s patriotism during the war. Nearly 3,000 men from the county lost their lives, many to disease rather than to enemy fire, and thousands more suffered injuries, in an era when amputation of an arm or leg was a common means of treating a wounded man. But politics was another matter. The area, like much of the North, was bitterly divided over support for the war, particularly as casualties mounted. Some political figures maintained that the cost in lives was excessive. Others supported the war insofar as it was meant to bring the breakaway Confederate states back into the union but disapproved of Camp Luzerne what they felt was a secret underSo many Luzerne County men lying purpose – to abolish slavery joined, in fact, that by mid-1862 and allow the estimated 6 million


who will examine the opening battle, its major participants and the connection between the war and Wyoming Seminary. April 29: The Luzerne County Historical Society will hold its 153rd Annual Dinner Meeting and commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Harold C. Buckingham Jr. will make a presentation on the Butler Brothers, two brothers from Wilkes-Barre who fought on opposite sides of the war. The event will be held at the Westmoreland Club, WilkesBarre. Call 823-6244, ext. 3 for reservations and ticket price information.

black people in the South to go wherever they wanted to go. That division had erupted in Wyoming Valley years before the war started. The fabled “Underground Railroad,” a chain of homes of people sympathetic to escaped slaves fleeing to Canada, ran through Wilkes-Barre. William C. Gildersleeve, a downtown merchant who made no secret of his abolitionist beliefs, suffered harassment and attacks and once was saved from an angry mob only by the timely intervention of a clergyman. The division continued through the war, especially after the U.S. government resorted to a draft to build up the military’s ranks, and it was revealed that people with money could buy their way out of military service. In summer of 1863, as bloody anti-draft riots raged in New York City, Army troops were sent to Scranton and Williamsport to protect government property and make sure no harm came to draft officials. Arnold Shankman, in “The Pennsylvania Antiwar Movement, 1861-1865,” tells how Columbia County was such a hotbed of antiwar feeling that in summer of 1864, hundreds of Army troops under Gen. Darius Couch were sent to the area to


Veterans gather in Edwardsville for a reunion for Decoration Day (now known as Memorial Day) in 1880.

There were several local militia units in Luzerne County in the years before the Civil War. Here, the Wyoming Yagers are drawn up in formation in Wilkes-Barre.

find a cache of arms and band of subversives federal authorities had heard of. While the so-called “Fishingcreek Confederacy” proved little but rumor, some violence did occur when in July Assistant Provost Marshal J. Stewart Robinson was fatally shot in an ambush while pursuing a draft resister. Anti-war sentiment So strong was dissent throughout the area that in the presidential election of 1864, Luzerne County voters gave “peace” candidate Democrat and former general George McClellan a decided victory over Republican incumbent Lincoln. Despite the drain on manpower, the area’s anthracite coal mines kept producing during the war, since power was vitally needed to fuel the nation’s industry. Miners, however, drew criticism for strikes, and it sometimes took Army troops to keep peace. Dissension or not, though, Northeastern Pennsylvania did its part – and more – in the war. Some stories of wartime service have become local legend. As the 143rd Pennsylvania reluctantly gave ground on the desperate first day of the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1, 1863, Color Sgt. Ben Crippen turned and shook his fist at the advancing Confederates, paying for his bravery with his life. In the same battle, Col. Robert B. Ricketts’ artillery stood its ground against a furious Confederate assault. Both Crippen and Ricketts are honored today on the battlefield in Adams County. The community rallied strongly to help the war effort. One enterprise was the Home for Friendless Children, an institution begun in Wilkes-Barre to provide care for children whose fathers had been killed. Businessmen George M. Hollenback and William C. Gildersleeve put up $1,000 each to open the facility. By 1865, it had taken in nearly 300 Luzerne County children. Today it is known as the Children’s Service Center. Euphoria of victory Much of the dissent vanished in the euphoria of victory as the Confederacy surrendered and the war ended in April, 1965, four years after it had begun. The Wyoming Valley area prospered through the rest of the 19th century. As part of a booming national industrial economy and magnet for in-migration, WilkesBarre moved from borough to city within a few years of the end of the war and by1900 had passed the 50,000 mark in population. Luzerne County’s population nearly doubled between 1860 and 1870.


Veterans gather at Hollenback Cemetery in Wilkes-Barre in 1930.

Local men who had served in the war were honored citizens, perhaps the most prominent being Henry M. Hoyt, colonel of the 52nd Pennsylvania Infantry, who rose to governor of Pennsylvania in the 1870s. Others included Brig. Gen. Edmund L. Dana, commander of the 143rd Pennsylvania Infantry, who became a state judge. Amid the prosperity, veterans kept the spirit of their service alive by forming the Grand Army of the Republic, or the GAR. The castle-like “temple” on WilkesBarre’s South Main Street stood until the 1960s. Some even chose to remain together in death. Plymouth’s Shawnee Cemetery and others have sections in which veterans are buried side by side, drawn up forever as their old regiment. The community as well honored service, even as the Civil War receded into the past. Well into the 20th century, the death of a Civil War veteran was typically marked with an article topped by a solemn headline in local newspapers. Generals in Heights Cross streets in the growing Heights section of Wilkes-Barre were named for Lincoln, Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles and generals Hancock, Grant, Meade, Sherman, Sheridan and Custer. In the 1920s, Wilkes-Barre’s new high school was named GAR Memorial, in a final salute to the veterans, several of whom put on their old blue uniforms to attend the cornerstone laying. When Alfred W. Gabrio of Hazleton died in 1946 at age 100, the last Luzerne County man who had seen the epic conflict was gone. Only cultural memory remained. Today, hundreds of Luzerne County men and women try to keep the memory of 1861-65 alive. Some meet in the Civil War Round Table. Others, with family


Representatives of the Luzerne County Historical Society display the restored battle flag of Col. Robert B. Ricketts in 1989. Left to right are museum Curator Karen Drescher and board member Stephen Killian. Ricketts’ artillery played a vital role in the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg.

connections to the war, join the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Then there are those who don uniforms and other period clothing in re-enactments of the events and passions of that longgone time. They study history, spend money and pile on the heavy garments of another century. Yet some did not even have ancestors in America 150 years ago. Why do this? “You can’t really get a good idea what it was like without sweating in the uniform, smelling the gunpowder,” said Ryan Lindbuchler of Wilkes-Barre, a history teacher and former captain of the re-created 81st Pennsylvania. “(The Civil War) was the blast furnace that took us from slavery and a rural country to no-slavery and an industrial country. It’s so important it needs to be commemorated, so we don’t forget.”







Local siblings typified ‘brother against brother’ scenario By TOM MOONEY Times Leader Correspondent


Joseph Lord Butler

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centennial at scores of crossroads whose names have become a bitter historical shorthand: Fort Sumter, which launched the war on April 12, 1861, and later Antietam, Shiloh, Vicksburg, Gettysburg, and so many others, all the way to Appomattox. We’ll reflect on more than 600,000 combatants who died, we’ll debate the causes, we’ll talk about slavery’s legacy. Through the years, each Civil War anniversary has mirrored our nation at that point in time. At first, remembering was forgetting, an occasion to bring former foes together to shake hands. Nostalgia for the socalled Lost Cause of the antebellum South defined many observances — even at the Civil War centennial in the early 1960s, ironically coinciding with the civil rights movement. And what does today’s anniversary tell us? In search of answers, an Associated Press reporter embarked on a tour through one scarred swath of the fighting grounds — from Manassas, Va., where the war’s harsh terms first became clear, to ruins still standing along Union Gen. William T. Sherman’s fiery march through Georgia, which put the outcome beyond doubt. Conversations along the way — with scholars, regular folks, Southerners, Northerners, blacks, whites — suggest we’ve matured about the war. It’s a commemoration, not a celebration, this time. What we’re recollecting now is the Civil War AND emancipation, many people say. Yes, there have been secession balls right out of “Gone with the Wind,” but the viewpoint of the 4 million enslaved Americans is part of every serious observance. And one more conclusion: This fight isn’t really past. Even after 150 years, it holds us still.

The Civil War as America’s “brother against brother” conflict is nowhere better illustrated than in the lives and careers of the Butler brothers of Wilkes-Barre. Descended from early Wyoming Valley families the Butlers and the Slocums, among their relatives were Col. Zebulon Butler, of the Battle of Wyoming; Frances Slocum, the young girl kidnapped by American Indians in 1778; and Judge Jesse Fell, inventor of the grate that made possible the burning of anthracite coal and spurred the anthracite industry. But the coming of the Civil War in 1861 divided them. Joseph Lord Butler, born in 1837 and a graduate of Wyoming Seminary, trained in engineering and joined the U.S. Navy in 1858. He served on the USS Richmond doing

crossed the battlefield. All the anything else being used to supway from Denmark, Per Moller port the enemy. They became came with his wife and young seized “contraband,” and many son for a vacation, with stops would eventually aid the Union’s from Louisiana to here, to see ultimate victory and reshape the where Americans from North future for black Americans. Lee noted, “Had it not been and South struggled. Conjuring the fratricide, Moll- for the actions of the ‘contraer shook his head, saying, “They band,’ I would not be where I am today.” spoke the same lanHistorian James I. guage, maybe went “Appomattox to Robertson Jr., said to the same me is not the the person of that schools.” pivotal year was the end of some‘Person of Year’ Virginia volunteer. thing. It’s the nominations This rank-and-file soldier was typically From Lincoln’s beginning of a “fire-eating” seWhite House it’s onmodern Amer- not cessionist, but a ly about 110 miles small farmer grimly south to the official ica.” determined to resist residence of ConfedJames I. Robertson Jr. erate President JefHistorian what he considered invaders. Robertson ferson Davis in Richtold the story of one mond. It was in an auditorium near such, and quoted his tender letthere that a few hundred people ters home before he succumbed gathered for the Museum of the to wounds suffered at Manassas. “He died to protect that little Confederacy’s nominations for parcel of farmland in the moun1861 “Person of the Year.” One author proposed P.G.T. tains,” said Robertson. And now the vote: Audience Beauregard, the general in charge at both Fort Sumter and ballots were marked and tallied. Manassas, who gave the South And S. Waite Rawls III, presitwo early victories. Another dent of the museum, rose to anscholar named Kentucky Gov. nounce the results. The vote was close, but the Beriah Magoffin, saying his efforts keeping that vital border winner in the rebellion’s capital, state neutral, and out of the 150 years later? “The audience has chosen Confederacy, may have tipped Abraham Lincoln ...” the historical scales. Of course, Lincoln was nomiAffected a century later nated. Shirley Ragland does not And there were two other elospend much time thinking about quent pleas for support. Dr. Lauranett Lee, curator of the war. She lives in Farmville, African-American history at the about an hour’s drive from Cold Virginia Historical Society, nom- Harbor and Richmond. Farminated the enslaved blacks who ville had its war history, but her made their way to Union lines. story picks up a century later. “I was in the eighth grade,” Union officers reasoned that, since they were considered prop- she explained, “and the schools erty, they could be taken like closed.”

The first test Clotted interstates carry you to Manassas, but it’s a surprisingly quick run from the heart of Washington, D.C. In July 1861 — just weeks after the Confederates took Fort Sumter, and Lincoln responded with a call for 75,000 volunteers — Manassas would be the first real test of the opposing armies. Some spectators ventured out from the capital for a look and a picnic on what began as a fine day, expecting the rebels to be quickly dispatched. Instead, they witnessed what became a Confederate rout. “Turn back!” cried Union soldiers in full flight. “We are whipped!” This war, it suddenly became clear, would be deadly earnest. And at Manassas today, it becomes clear that people still care. Tens of thousands are expected in July for commemoraCOURTESY OF THE LUZERNE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY tive events. On a recent chilly day, a fam- Lt. Col. Samuel Bowman, a local officer, survived a year and a half ily pulled jackets tighter as they in a southern prisoner of war camp.

blockade duty against the Confederate coast in the Gulf of Mexico. Ziba Bennett Butler, born in 1840, and also a graduate of Wyoming Seminary, went to Mississippi to visit a relative and stayed there to work as a tutor. He joined the Confederate Army and served in several battles, including the defense of the capital city of Richmond, Va., in the Battle of Seven Pines/Fair Oaks. Neither brother survived the war. Joseph died of consumption (tuberculosis) in 1862 while home in Wilkes-Barre. Ziba died of typhoid dysentery in Port Gibson, Miss., in 1863. The lives and correspondence of the Butler brothers will be the subject of a talk by Harold C. Buckingham Jr. at the 153rd Annual Dinner Meeting of the Luzerne County Historical Society on April 29 at the Westmoreland Club, Wilkes-Barre.


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This Week in The Civil War First shots at Fort Sumter Before dawn on April 12, 1861, Confederate batteries unleash artillery fire on federal troops defending Fort Sumter on South Carolina’s seacoast. In a dispatch to The Associated Press, an unnamed correspondent observed the fort’s parapets crumbling under the pounding of artillery. He wrote of gun emplacements being "shot away" and

After public schools were ordered desegregated in the Brown vs. Board of Education decision, localities across the South tried to thwart implementation. Prince Edward County, where Farmville is the seat, closed all of its public schools rather than integrate. Starting in 1959, they were shut for five years, even as the centennial of emancipation was celebrated. (White students attended racially exclusive private academies.) Hundreds of black children were placed with families and schools far from home. Ragland went to Washington, D.C., then in the second year to Philadelphia, later to New York. For other students, though, schooling “just stopped.” Today she remains alert for lingering prejudice, but also hopeful. The county board, she noted, passed a resolution of reconciliation a few years ago. Farmville is near Appomattox, and many tourists stop in search of history. With a half-smile, Ragland said, “And here I am standing right in front of them — living history.” Polarization still very real We move southward into North Carolina, where many battle sites attest to the war’s harsh legacy. Another kind of memorial is found off Exit 177 from Interstate 85: Stagville, a restored plantation, where 900 slaves once worked, is used now for conferences. “When we met, our very first meeting, we met at Stagville,” said professor Freddie Parker, referring to the state’s Civil War sesquicentennial commission, of which he is a member. He was speaking in his office in the history department at North Carolina Central University, a historically black school nearby in Durham. Besides his Ph.D., Parker brought to the commission his personal history, including enslaved ancestors. He told of how the commission determined to offer “a balanced commemoration,” recognizing all viewpoints. When staff members created a website, groups of Confederate descendants objected that their side was underrepresented, which led to more discussion, some of it heated, among commission members. “I remember ... an older indi-

shells falling "thick and fast." "The ball has opened. War is inaugurated ... Fort Sumter has returned the fire and brisk cannonading has been kept up," the correspondent wrote. The fierce barrage drags on with barely a pause for 34 hours, forcing the garrison’s surrender. No one is killed in the bombardment. But at a ceremony marking the fort’s surrender a day later, a cannon explodes

vidual, every time something came up about the South, the North, he put it out there: ‘The War of Aggression.’ And everybody knew his position.” But as the meetings continued, and members listened to each other’s side of things, the man began to join with those pushing, for instance, for an official state memorial to black struggles, too. “He was one of the primary ones ... And tears in his eyes. He made a complete flip.” And how does Parker process this? “That people are continuing to evolve. People are not static, stagnant beings,” he said. Still, it will take the nation time “before we get to the point where we are less emotional, where we’re less polarized” about the war. How much more time? “A hundred and 50 years?” he ventured. Atlanta: Ruin and renewal From near Chattanooga, Tenn., the Union army took aim at the rail and commercial hub of Atlanta, which Sherman would set alight in 1864. Firsthand signs of actual destruction are rare now — but outside of Atlanta, you come to Sweetwater Creek and what remains of a five-story textile mill, which supplied cloth for Confederate forces. In July 1864, Sherman’s troops burned the mill. Today, wind whispers through the forlorn brick ruins. On a recent day, Betty Fugate, a native Georgian, brought out her grandsons, Caleb and Barrett Clark, on spring break from New Hampshire, for the learning experience — “Why it was destroyed — that it produced things that helped the Southern soldiers” — but also for exercise on a pretty day. Ruin and renewal: If that’s a theme of any reflection on the Civil War, then Atlanta manifests it as well as anywhere. After Sherman’s “march to the sea,” after Reconstruction, after Jim Crow and the tragedies and triumphs of the civil rights movement, the burned city grew into an economic powerhouse and, among other things, a prime job destination nowadays for black college graduates. When the Olympics came in 1996, Atlantans could laugh at a T-shirt caricaturing Sherman

during a salute to the Union flag, leaving one dead and several wounded — the first casualties of what will become the bloodiest conflict in the nation’s history. Over the next four years, Union forces will seek to win back the fort until Gen. William T. Sherman’s troops retake control on February 17, 1865. By the time the war ends weeks later, more than 600,000 lives will have been lost.

with the caption “The original torchbearer.” Where the healing begins Our trip through the war must end by looping back — to Appomattox, which we passed en route south and which was where, for practical purposes, the Civil War ended. The surrender documents were signed in a handsome porticoed house, which was disassembled after the war. Rebuilding was delayed, and much of the original material rotted away. The foundation and some bricks were reused, but the painstakingly restored structure is something new, perhaps a bit like the nation that was restored here. “Appomattox to me is not the end of something,” said historian Robertson in an interview. “It’s the beginning of modern America.” Now 80, Robertson was executive director of the national Civil War centennial commission 50 years ago and he’s a member of Virginia’s sesquicentennial commission now. The centennial came at a time of peace and economic prosperity, he said, unlike the “negative age we’re living in,” with its wars, economic crises and partisan bickering. “As a historian, I don’t think this nation has been as fractured since the 1850s.” We ought to learn from the war born of that earlier fracture, he said. “Almost three-quarters of a million men died to give us the nation we have today. The sesquicentennial offers us a moment to remember that American democracy rests on one thing and one thing only — a spirit of compromise.” David Cummings stood with his friend and fellow Civil War devotee, Michael Overcash. Both had Confederate ancestors — Cummings’ forebear killed at Shiloh, Tenn., Overcash’s captured at Fredericksburg, Va. “This is where the healing had to begin, right here,” Cummings said. He mused about the outcome: “Homes destroyed, lives destroyed ... I don’t think you’re going to get rid of bigotry. I think we have a long way to go. And I think our country is still healing. “But right here they said, ‘It’s over.”’


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Asante Project,” (Asante is Swahili for thank you) is similar to community projects undertaken to commemorate O’Hara’s installation as president in 1999. O’Hara will be leaving in July for East Africa, where he taught in the mid 1990’s. King’s has foreign exchange and academic programs in Bangladesh, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania, said O’Hara. After a year-long sabbatical, he will return to King’s and resume his position as a politi-

cal science professor. Mayor Tom Leighton helped out by raking leaves and spreading mulch at the Madison Street Park before heading off to other cleanup sites throughout the city. The college and the city have participated in a number of joint ventures to benefit the community, said Leighton. Sporting a gray King’s College hoodie while raking dead leaves along a chain link fence at the park, O’Hara straightened to take a break for a moment. “The students wanted to do something to thank me,” he said. “And the way they thanked me was to do a service project, which is really wonderful.”

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Skating away bullying problems WILKES-BARRE – Families gathered at the Coal Street Ice Rink on Saturday afternoon for food, drinks, ice skating and a chance to learn how to handle the challenge of bullying in the community and online. Children who attended a 30minute discussion on bullying led by Luzerne County Detective Chaz Balogh were given a token for free skate rentals and food. Bullying is by no means a new problem but it has taken on new dimensions with the advent of cyber-bullying. A recent spate of suicides related to bullying have also raised fears and awareness about the issue. Balogh, who admitted to having been bullied when he was a child, illustrated how bullying has become warped in the information age. “When we were younger, we could go home at night or on the weekends and we could get a break from the people One of the best methods who were bullying us. Now, the officials kids go home have identiand they can’t get away from fied in combating bully- it because it is happening on ing is the the Internet constant too,” Balogh said. raising of District Atawareness. torney Jackie Musto Carroll agreed and added her concerns over the long lasting effects of Internet bullying. “Once you post something online, you can’t take it back. It’s there forever,” Musto Carroll said. “We are facing a nationwide epidemic.” The biggest concern the two addressed was that of suicide. “We try to remind kids to be themselves and that they are not alone,” Balogh said. “When kids try to hurt themselves, they’re applying a permanent solution to a temporary problem.” One of the best methods the officials have identified in combating bullying is the constant raising of awareness. “When we go out and talk to these kids we find that some of them aren’t even aware that they are part of the bullying process,” Musto Carroll said. She said t those who stand by and allow bullying to take place often do a great deal of harm by enabling bullies and refusing to help the victims. Musto Carroll co-sponsored the event with community diversity advocate Angel L. Jirau. The retired Army and Navy veteran has been organizing events like this in the area for around nine years. Jirau shared his belief that problems, such as bullying, which affect all elements of the community equally, are actually opportunities for different parts of the community to come together in order to face shared challenges. “If we work together as a community, there is nothing that we cannot conquer, Jirau


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Wayne Wolfe was largely motivated to run for Luzerne County Council because of his experience as an elected Plymouth Township auditor. He worked with elected officials who turned around an inherited financial mess, reducing the township’s debt from $1 million to about $250,000. These officials “changed the culture” of the municipality, he said. “I have seen personally what a group of individuals can do,” said the lifelong township resident. “I know what can happen when people get together and focus on doing the right thing.” He was also inspired by the voters’ approval of a switch to home rule government, which he supported. “I think that the people of Luzerne County very strongly and very clearly set a new agenda for this county. I think that this is a unique opportunity for a group of people to step forward to carry their new agenda forward and make the decisions that need to be made to do right by all of the citizens,” Wolfe said. Wolfe said he views the council seat as an extension of his commitment to community service. In addition to his public outreach work as staffing and volunteer services director for the local American Red Cross Wyoming Valley Chapter, he

serves on the Luzerne County Children and Youth Advisory Board and is active with the county’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program. He is also on an allocation committee for the United Way of Wyoming Valley, a King’s College health services program advisory board and serves as moderator for the governing body of Presbyterian churches in the region. Wolfe said he would commit to conducting county business in the open, treating everyone fairly and remaining loyal to county taxpayers and residents. The voters he approached with his nomination petition, without fail, paused in the midst of writing down their information to tell him that he must represent them. “It’s their county, and they’re looking for loyal people to serve them and do the best they can. That’s what I’ll try to do,” Wolfe said. Wolfe has worked in human resources for at least five years and said he would want the new county manager to have three to five years of experience in managing a governmental organization about the size of Luzerne County. “I think a track record speaks for itself. Someone who has actually been effective will in my view gather a lot of support for the kind of work that needs to be done,” Wolfe said. He said he’s eager to analyze the county budget but wants to





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yrilla Hodun, 86, of WilkesBarre, passed away Friday, April 8, 2011, in the Heritage House Nursing Facility, WilkesBarre, following an illness. Born in Wilkes-Barre, on July 5, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Anna Traszko Hodun. She was a graduate of Coughlin High School, class of 1942, and had worked as a sewing machine operator in the local garment industry until her retirement. She was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains Township, and a retired member of the I.L.G.W.U., Wilkes-Barre local. Cyrilla was preceded in death by sisters, Victoria Fisher, Mary Janiszewski, Helen Hodun, Hedwig Jefferson, Theresa Leonard and Dorothy Seasock; and by brothers, Alexander, Joseph and Sigmund Hodun. She is survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Cyrilla’s funeral will be conducted on Monday with a Mass of Christian Burial at11a.m. in Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains Township. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery, Plains Township. It is at Cyrilla’s own request that family and friends meet at church for her funeral Mass, and that there will be no calling hours. Arrangements are entrusted to Yanaitis Funeral Home, Plains Township.



April 7, 2011 ichael J. Caruso, of Keelersburg Road, Tunkhannock, died M Thursday, April 7, 2011. He was

born in Harrisburg, Pa., January 30, 1977, a son of Jean Parente Caruso and the late John Nicholas Caruso, and stepson of Perry Coolbaugh. He was a 1996 graduate of Tunkhannock High School and the Harrison Career Institute of Kingston, with a degree in computer technology. He truly loved working on computers and computer problems. Surviving are a brother, John and wife, Crystal Caruso, of Sarasota, Fla.; sister, Maria and husband, James Charney, of Wyoming; and a niece Kiersten Charney; as well as aunts, uncles and cousins. A memorial service will be held at 8 p.m. Monday evening from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.

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harles E. Leggett, 81, of Camp Hill, Pa., died Tuesday, April 5, C 2011, with family and friends close

by in the Carolyn Croxton Slane Hospice Home on Lingelstown Road, Harrisburg, Pa. Charlie founded Leggett Inc., a mechanical contracting firm, in 1965 which his son now owns and operates. He was born in 1929, a son of Ernest and Catherine Bauer Leggett. He graduated from Allentown High School and was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Charlie served on the Boards of Directors of the West Shore YMCA, The Salvation Army of Harrisburg, Anna, Michael, Brandon, Justin and and the West Shore Country Club, Ashley Leggett, Lexy Hawkes, Adiwhere he has been a member since na and Tavo Schnabel and Calder 1969. During his life, Charlie loved Anderson. A memorial service and celeto travel, garden, swim, ski and play bration of Charlie’s life will be golf and tennis – always with friends held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Saint and family. Lawrence Cathedral Chapel, 110 Surviving Charlie are his wife, State St., Harrisburg, Pa. Holly Metzger Leggett; two brothIn lieu of flowers, contributions ers, Thomas and Richard Leggett, in his memory may be made to The both residing in Florida; four chil- Melanoma Research Foundation, dren, James and wife, Kimberly 1411 K Street, #500 Washington, Leggett, Donald Leggett, Ernest D.C., 20005; or to Hospice of Cenand his wife, Kim Leggett, and Jan tral Pennsylvania, 1320 Lingelstown and her husband, Ronald Hawkes; Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110. as well as two stepdaughters, Kelly The Myers-Harner Funeral Home and her husband, Eric Schnabel, has been entrusted with final arand Alice and husband, Bart Ander- rangements. Messages of condoson. His grandchildren were his de- lence may be sent to the family via light; Jessica, Catherine, Matthew,

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Divided gov’t passes 1st test WASHINGTON — A lastminute budget deal forged amid bluster and tough bargaining averted an embarrassing federal shutdown, cut billions in spending and provided the first major test of the divided government that voters ushered in five months ago. Working late into Friday night, congressional and White House negotiators finally agreed on a plan to pay for government operations through the end of September while trimming $38.5 billion in spending. Lawmakers then approved a measure to keep the government running through next Friday while the details of the new spending plan are written into legislation. Obama signed the short-term measure without fanfare Saturday. Congressional approval of the actual deal is expected in the middle of next week. "Americans of different beliefs came together again," President Barack Obama said from the White House Blue Room, a setting chosen to offer a clear view of the Washington Monument over his right shoulder. The agreement was negotiated by Obama, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. The administration was poised to shutter federal services, from national parks to taxseason help centers, and to send furlough notices to hundreds of thousands of federal workers. All sides insisted they wanted


Park Ranger Dan Meharg leads a group at the Sandy Hook Lighthouse in Gateway National Recreation Area Saturday.

to avoid that outcome, which at times seemed inevitable. Shortly after midnight, White House budget director Jacob Lew issued a memo instructing departments and agencies to continue normal operations. Boehner said the deal came after "a lot of discussion and a long fight." He won an ovation from his rank and file, including the new tea party adherents whose victories last November shifted control of the House to the GOP. Reid declared the deal "historic." The deal marked the end of a three-way clash of wills. It also set the tone for coming confrontations over raising the government’s borrowing limit, the spending plan for the budget year that begins Oct. 1 and long-term deficit reduction. In the end, all sides claimed victory.

Paulette M. Rasemas April 8, 2011

ters, Helen, Catherine, Loretta, Mary Ann, and Mary; and brothers, Francis, John, Alex, and Bernard. She is survived by, and was the proud mother, of two children, Ellen Marie Boyle and her husband, Dr. William Boyle, Kingston, and William Ermish and his companion, Mimi, Mountain Top; her three grandchildren, Chris and Kevin Boyle, and Alexis Ermish; sisters, Alice Getch, Virginia, and Betty Lewis, Ashley; sisters-in-law, Mary Graham, Ashley, and Kay Graham, Florida; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Margaret at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Jude’s Church, Mountain Top. Interment will immediately follow in Albert Cemetery, Mountain Top. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of McCune Funeral Home, 80 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Kirby Marian Sutherland Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top, PA 18707; or the S.P.C.A. of Luzerne County, Fox Hill Road, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705. View obituaries online at

FUNERALS CARUSO – Michael, memorial service 8 p.m. Monday from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until the time of the service Monday evening. COLEY – John, funeral 9:30 a.m. Monday from the E. Blake Collins Funeral Home, 159 George Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. in St. Benedic’s Church, Parsons. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today. DOGAL – Joseph, funeral 9:30 a.m. Monday from the Betz-Jastremski Funeral Home Inc., 568 Bennett St., Luzerne. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. in Holy Family Parish, Luzerne. Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. today. DYSLESKI – Anthony, funeral 11:30 a.m. Monday from the Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, 21 N. Meade Street, Wilkes-Barre. Mass of Christian Burial noon in St. Andre Bessette Church, formerly St. Stanislaus, Wilkes-Barre. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today. GABEL – Mark, memorial service 4 p.m. today at the Cross Creek Community Church, 370 Carverton Rd., Trucksville. GUPKO – Janice, Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. Monday in Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains Township. KEARNEY – Margaret, memorial


By JIM KUHNHENN Associated Press

April 5, 2011

Margaret J. Ermish, of Mountain Top, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2011, at the Laurels Nursing Home, Kingston. Born on October 22, 1930, Margaret was a daughter of the late Alex and Loretta (Sweeny) Graham of Ashley. Margaret was the wife of the late William Ermish and was a graduate of the Ashley High School. She moved to Mountain Top in 1955 with her husband, William. Margaret worked at Frank’s Market, Mountain Top, for many years until she retired to help with her three grandchildren whom she adored. Margaret and her husband enjoyed attending all of their children’s activities and taking part in them whenever help was needed. She and her husband traveled the country with the Bavitz group from Nanticoke for many years where they made many friends. Margaret was preceded in death, in addition to her parents and her husband, William, by sis-


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Robert Garren Robert Garren, of Upland, Pa., passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011. He was the husband of the late Jean M. (nee Slack); loving father of Robert Thomas “Bob” (Susan) Garren and the late Donna Berridge. He is also survived by his three grandchildren and his four great-grandchildren; and his brother, Eugene and the late Thelma. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing and funeral from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Monday. The funeral service will follow in our Main Chapel at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Danjolell – Stigale Memorial Home, 3260 Concord Road, Aston, Pa. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Robert’s name can be made to the Friends of Fair Acres Geriatric Center, 340 N. Middletown Rd., Lima, PA 19037. Condolences can be made at


Mass 10 a.m. Monday in St Theresa’s Church, Pioneer Avenue, Shavertown. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 173 E. Green St., Nanticoke. KLEMASH – Joseph, funeral 9 a.m. Monday from the Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. Main St., Plains Township. Requiem Services 9:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity R.O. Church. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today. PAPATOPOLI – Eugene, funeral 9:30 a.m. Monday from the Bednarski & Thomas Funeral Home, 27 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. in St. Stanislaus Church, WilkesBarre. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m. today. SHEETZ – Claire, memorial Mass 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Mercy Center, Dallas. SIDOREK – Edward, funeral 9:30 a.m. Monday from the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. in Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas. Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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thanks the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Center staff, family and friends who offered so many wonderful expressions of condolences.

M. Rasemas, 81, of NeP aulette wark, Del., passed away peace-

fully Friday, April 8, 2011, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born on June 3, 1929, in Kingston, Mrs. Rasemas was a daughter of the late Mary and Paul Gwizdalowski. Her parents, who were both natives of Poland, provided her with a strong sense of pride in her Polish heritage. As a youngster, Mrs. Rasemas worked in New York City, N.Y., as a cigarette girl, and then later as an elevator operator at the McCalpin Hotel. She was a fantastic dancer and spoke beautiful Polish. After marrying her beloved husband, Joseph, in 1950, the two opened their own grocery store in Plymouth. A talented and immaculate homemaker and decorator, Mrs. Rasemas took great pride in caring for her home and family. She had a great affinity for poodles, and greatly enjoyed her two special canine companions, Lily and Phoebe. Mrs. Rasemas was an avid Phillies fan and a longtime member of Our Lady of Fatima Church. Above all else, she will be remembered

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LEE DOMINICK From the bottom of our hearts we would like to thank our so many wonderful friends in our time of grief. Sincerely, The Dominick Family

Special thanks to John Corcoran Funeral Home for their compassionate & professional service.

most for her wonderful sense of humor and incredible intelligence. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Rasemas was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph L. Rasemas; and seven siblings. She is survived by her children, Gloria Jean Warrington and husband, Jim, Mary Marcelca Demasi and husband, Pete Micheal, and Joseph Rasemas Jr., and wife, Cynthia; and one grandson, Jeremy Rasemas. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, when friends and family may call at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, Del. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, 801 N. DuPont Blvd., New Castle. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington, Del.

For Republicans, it was the sheer size of the spending cuts. For Obama and Reid, it was casting aside GOP policy initiatives that would have blocked environmental rules and changed a program that provides family planning services. Not all policy provisions were struck. One in the final deal would ban the use of federal or local government funds to pay for abortions in the District of Columbia. A program dear to Boehner that lets District of Columbia students use federally funded vouchers to attend private schools also survived. Republicans had included language to deny federal money to put in place Obama’s year-old health care law. The deal only requires such a proposal to be voted on by the Democraticcontrolled Senate, where it is certain to fall short of the necessary 60 votes. The deal came together after six grueling weeks as negotiators virtually dared each other to shut down the government. Boehner faced pressure from his GOP colleagues to stick as closely possible to the $61 billion in cuts and the conservative policy positions that the House had passed. At one point, Democrats announced negotiators had locked into a spending cut figure — $33 billion. Boehner pushed back and said there was no deal. During a meeting at the White House this past week, Boehner said he wanted $40 billion. The final number fell just short of that. In one dramatic moment, Obama called Boehner on Friday morning after learning that the outline of a deal they had reached with Reid in the Oval Office the night before was not reflected in the pre-dawn staff negotiations. The whole package was in peril. According to a senior administration official, Obama told Boehner that they were the two most consequential leaders and if they had any hope of keeping the government open, their bargain had to be honored and could not be altered by staff. The official described the scene on condition of anonymity to reveal behind-the-scenes negotiations.



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Debate surrounds future direction of spending plan controlled by the Republicans

Education money may force welfare cuts By MARC LEVY Associated Press

HARRISBURG — A GOP senator’s exchange with Gov. Tom Corbett’s top budget-maker may have provided the best hints about the future direction of the state spending debate currently dominating the agenda in Republican-controlled Harrisburg. Sen. John Gordner, R-Columbia, whose district includes Bloomsburg University, expressed concern during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing last month about Corbett’s proposed cuts to Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities. He also confessed to surprise that Corbett’s spending plan didn’t find what he called significant savings in the state’s broad range of social and human service programs. With a growing group of legislators now unhappy over Corbett’s other proposed cuts to public schools — as well as the four state-related universities, Penn State, Pitt, Temple and Lincoln — the search is on for the money to at least soften the blow. The challenge, in perhaps the tightest budget year that any sitting legislator has faced, is scraping up the money. Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Jake Corman,

R-Centre, calls it the "$2 billion question." All told, Corbett’s proposed cuts to public schools and universiGordner ties add up to more than $1.6 billion, and some people count cuts totaling closer to $2 billion. That includes slashing at least $625 million, or more than 50 percent, of state aid going this year to the 18 universities and more than $1 billion going to public schools, with many of the deepest cuts targeted toward the state’s poorest school districts. The Legislature’s choices will be narrowed by two key demands laid down by Corbett. He wants a budget that requires no tax increases and spends no more than the $27.3 billion he proposed for the 2011-12 fiscal year that starts July 1. The first — and most painless — source of money could be stronger tax collections from a recovering economy that deliver as much as several hundred million more dollars than Corbett has projected. Failing that, the Department of Public Welfare, with its massive, $11.2 billion proposed

budget that holds together the state’s safety net for the poor and disabled, seems to be emerging as the next target. Corman said Senate Republicans will look across all of the state’s agencies for savings, but acknowledged that the Department of Public Welfare must be scrutinized. "It’s not going to be easy," Corman said. "I don’t think there’s any line item that we can just grab, and say, ’Hey, there’s $200 million.’ But clearly (the department is) going to be an area we’re going to have some discussion on and see what we can find." House Republicans have put forward a group of bills designed to cut the state’s costs by cracking down on perceived fraud in the programs. However, they are unable to say how much money their ideas could save, and Corbett himself has downplayed the immediate impact of his own administration’s efforts to attack fraud by stepping up investigations. “I would hope we’re going to be able to find that (savings), I believe we’re going to be able to find that, but I would not balance a budget on anticipated" savings, Corbett said in a press conference last month. Then he added: "Investigations take some time."


Then-gubernatorial candidate Tom Corbett discusses issues during interview with The Times Leader Editorial Board last year.

Responding to Gordner, Corbett’s budget secretary, Charles Zogby, said the administration has not had enough time to find savings in the Department of Public Welfare’s budget. Under Corbett’s proposal, the department’s budget would remain essentially flat, according to an analysis by House Democrats. Squeezing more money out of the department is complicat-

ed by the fact that the Corbett administration has already eliminated some programs in it. They include a $23.5 million program that gives counties a flexible pot of money to use for a range of pressing social service needs — a cut that some Republican senators have urged Corbett to reverse. Also, hospitals have complained about cuts that would

mean the loss of $333 million in state and federal help for institutions that provide care to the poor and uninsured. Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa, D-Allegheny, said his caucus will look for ways to spend the department’s money more wisely. Costa said the state should be able to save at least $100 million by bringing more Medicaid enrollees into managed care programs, plus another $50 million by consolidating state purchases of prescription drugs. So far, legislators aren’t pushing to cut benefits farther than the Corbett administration’s proposal to limit Medicaid enrollees to six drug prescriptions a month and one annual visit to the dentist. But it may only be a matter of time before Republicans take this route. Michael Froelich of Philadelphia-based Community Legal Services, a nonprofit group that advocates for the poor, said savings can be found in any state agency, not just the Department of Public Welfare. "It’s one of many options," Froelich said. "It doesn’t have to be the only option."

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Fainberg Furniture & Son. It opened in 1897 – that’s 114 years ago. Stanley Fainberg, the 84year-old grandson of the store’s founder, spends a lot of time in Florida these days. He plays tennis, golf and he rides his bicycle. In a telephone interview, Fainberg recalled Friday how it was back then and why he wants to see a revitalization take place. Stanley remembered when Plymouth had 17,000 residents, compared to the 5,951 now. He remembers the rivalries with neighboring towns. And he recalled a time when you couldn’t rent a storefront on Main Street. “It was just such a wonderful town,” Fainberg said. “On a Friday or Saturday night the sidewalks were crowded with people. Now you can throw a bowling ball down the sidewalk and not hit anyone.” Fainberg said he and his father Sam and grandfather Max have always had that “stick-to-it-tive-ness” about






REMEMBER? A drive down Main Street in Plymouth evokes many memories of yesteryear. Here are some of the names of stores that previously adorned storefronts in “Old Shawnee.” Some are operated under new management and names, though most have since closed. • Smolak’s Store • Mitchell Plessett’s Men’s Store • Hacker’s Supermarket • Rea & Derick • Broody’s Photo Studio • Kuni’s Cafe • Bill Goldstein’s Hardware • Ben Franklin Store • Al Wasley Jewelers • Home Furniture • Pennsylvania State Store • Brodmarkle’s • Shawnee Theater • Golden Quality Ice Cream • Walt’s Servette • Jimeal’s Restaurant • Shawnee TV • Cauley’s Appliance Store • Cut-Rite Drug Store • Dwyer’s Lunch • Landau’s Furniture • Ruch’s Flower Shop • Weil’s Dress Shop

their business. “Some people walk away when things get tough,” he said. “We were brought up to stay with it. “We try to sell our merchandise at reasonable prices,” Fainberg said. “And we take


Main Street, Plymouth, during the borough’s centennial celebration in 1966. Taken near the intersection of Gaylord Avenue, the photo shows Jimeal’s Restaurant on the left and the bright lights of the Shawnee Theater on the right.

care of our customers. We’ve always done the best we can.” So when there is talk about a revitalization of Plymouth’s downtown, Fainberg is all for it. “I’d love to see it,” he said. “But is it a possibility? I really don’t know.” Fainberg and his wife, Jeanne, spend time in Florida during the winter. When in

town, he works at the store from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. He said his employees “think they own the place,” but he heaped praise on their dedication. Many people and businesses have left Plymouth, but Fainberg’s remains. “I can’t leave Plymouth,” S. JOHN WILKIN/THE TIMES LEADER Fainberg said. “Plymouth’s in my blood. We expect to be Max L. Fainberg & Son Furniture and Appliances on Main Street in here for a long time.” Plymouth has been in business for 114 years.



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bling tax money earmarked for the project, citing the borough’s failure to provide requested documentation and proof that significant public input was sought on the proposed project. Now the redevelopment authority owns a former bank building that’s no longer part of any active project, and only roughly $120,000 remains from the county allocation, records show. The county funding came from money borrowed through capital bonds. “The bottom line is the people of Plymouth and the county taxpayers got “The bot- hurt,” said borough resident tom line is Clif Madrack, the people who is running in the May priof Plymary to be on mouth and the ballot for counthe county borough cil. taxpayers Borough Coordinator Joe got hurt.” Mazur said the Joe Mazur project was solBorough id when it was coordinator pitched and pursued, but it fell apart for several reasons, and he still holds out hope that the project will happen. Mazur said he and other borough officials originally wanted to acquire and demolish property to make room for more parking along the main drag. Allan Bellas, who was redevelopment authority executive director at that time, suggested the borough consider if private developers would be interested in building retail space at the site, said Mazur. Mazur and Bellas knew each other from serving together on the Wyoming Valley West School Board, and the authority had handled another large project in the borough in the past, said Mazur, who also serves on the redevelopment authority. Developer pulls out Bellas helped the borough secure a developer; however, that prospect later backed out because some property owners in the block did not want to sell


Plans to put a new retail complex and drug store in this block of East Main Street in downtown Plymouth did not materialize, despite Luzerne County’s allocation of $350,000 toward the project. A new proposed plan to spruce facades and landscaping is in the works.

their structures at the appraised values, Mazur said. Another developer surfaced, and purchase agreements were executed with most of the property owners, he said. The redevelopment authority went ahead with the purchase of the former PNC bank building because it was up for sale and within the project site, Mazur said. The second developer pulled out, in large part due to difficulties negotiating the positioning of the anchor drug store with the state Department of Community and Economic Development, which oversees the distribution of gambling money, Mazur said. Chain drug store owners want their stores set back from the main street to allow parking in front of the buildings, and DCED was more supportive of structur-


A new Plymouth downtown revitalization project calls for the purchase and demolition of this furniture store.

es fronting the sidewalk, Mazur said. Concerns were also expressed about the demolition of buildings with older facades that some believed add character to the downtown, Mazur said. The DCED sent Mazur a letter in February 2009 giving the borough 60 days to submit requested documentation about the project, including evidence that the borough sought “significant” public input on the community revitalization strategy. A follow-up letter was sent to Mazur in April 2009 informing him that the allocation was rescinded because none of the requested information was submitted to the state. Mazur said he and other borough officials had every intention of seeking citizen input on the plan, but they wanted to en-

• November 2006: Luzerne County Commissioners decide to use some of the money the county borrowed through bonds to help fund community capital projects, and Plymouth requests $350,000 toward the acquisition and demolition of unspecified East Main Street structures. The $6.3 million project would create 15,000 square feet of retail space, a public parking lot and room for Mark Development to construct a CVS Pharmacy. • December 2006: County commissioners unanimously voted to allocate $5.2 million to various projects, including $350,000 for the Plymouth revitalization, which was being administered by the Luzerne County Redevelopment Authority. • October 2007: The Redevelopment Authority uses $14,000 of the county funding to pay Rosen Real Estate to complete appraisals of eight East Main Street properties slated for purchase and demolition as part of the project. • March 2008: The Redevelopment Authority uses the county funding to pay 5-percent deposits on two properties slated for purchase in the project -- $23,250 to Stanley Fainberg for 49-57 E. Main St. and $7,500 to Pauline Macini for 61-65 E. Main St. • April 2008: The state Department of Community and Economic Development approves a $1.255 million allocation of gambling money for the Plymouth project. Allan Bellas, who was authority executive director at that time, said the borough and authority had a developer in place willing to invest $6 million in the project to build a 7,500-square-foot strip mall and national chain drug store at the site. • May 2008: The Redevelopment Authority uses the county funding to pay a

sure that a developer was on board before publicly presenting details. Bellas could not be reached for comment. He was charged in October 2009 as part of the federal corruption probe for accepting money from a contractor who did business with the au- ates, Camp Hill, prepared a new thority. Bellas is currently on revitalization plan based on public input, and the borough and probation. redevelopment authority have Consultant now hired submitted a new application A borough downtown revital- seeking $1.579 million in gamization plan has been revived, bling revenue. The new plan calls for the renbut it is now headed in a new ovation of existing façades, imdirection. The DCED gave the borough a proved signage and trees, plant$40,000 Land Use Planning and ers, banners and benches to Technical Assistance Program make the core business district -grant to hire a planning consult- from Academy to Elm Street -ant and assemble a steering more cohesive and attractive. Acquisition and demolition of committee to come up with a the prominent Fainberg’s Furnistrategy. Mullin & Lonergan Associ- ture building is also proposed to


The Luzerne County Redevelopment Authority now owns this building, part of a project that fizzled.

$7,000 down-payment on the PNC Bank building on East Main Street. Another $138,325 in county funding is used two months later to purchase the PNC building, which is now owned by the Redevelopment Authority. • July 2008: The DCED gives the borough, through the redevelopment authority, a $40,000 Land Use Planning and Technical Assistance Program grant to hire a planning consultant and assemble a steering committee to complete a downtown revitalization plan. • February 2009: Plymouth Borough Coordinator Joe Mazur said at a borough council meeting that the downtown project was stalled due to the slow economy but that he was assured by state officials that the $1.255 million was still earmarked for the project. Later that month, the DCED sends Mazur a letter saying that the borough may lose the $1.255 million gambling allocation if it does not provide documentation requested by the state within 60 days, including complete details about the project and evidence that “significant public input” was obtained as part of the project. • April 2009: The DCED sends Mazur a letter saying the gambling allocation was rescinded because the borough did not supply the requested information. • June 2009: Camp Hill-based Mullin & Lonergan Associates is contracted to prepare a downtown revitalization strategy. • July 2009: A kick-off meeting is held to start designing a downtown revitalization plan. • August 2010: Mullin & Lonergan releases a draft downtown revitalization strategy that is used as a basis to again request gambling funding from the state.

create a large, visible parking lot along Main Street that links to the borough’s lot in the rear of that block. The plan, which would be completed in phases as money becomes available, would also include pedestrian crossings and a park that adds green space to the commercial corridor and provides a spot for community events, such as the annual Kielbasa Festival, the plan says. A decision on which county projects receive gambling funding may be made next month, according to the state.


Plymouth and the Luzerne County Redevelopment Authority had planned to purchase this East Main Street property.





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SWB still winless after loss to Wings Yankees batters struck out 15 times during extra inning loss in Rochester.




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By JIM MANDELARO For The Times Leader

ROCHESTER, N.Y – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees didn’t play on Friday due to a rainout at Lehigh Valley, but boy did they make up for it Saturday. The Yankees squandered the lead five times and eventually lost 7-6 to the Rochester Red Wings on Jeff Bailey’s two-out solo homer in the bottom of the 12th off Lance PendleRED WINGS ton. “It was back and forth the whole time,” YANKEES said designated hitter Jordan Parraz, who hit the first of four Yankees solo homers. “It seemed like neither team could hold the other down.” The Yankees struck out 15 times – that’s 30 in two games and didn’t score after the seventh inning. Rochester forced extra innings on a one-out homer from Trevor Plouffe in the ninth – one of two hit by the shortstop on Saturday. A standing-room-only crowd of 12,498 turned out under sunny skies for Rochester’s home opener. It was the largest crowd for a Frontier Field opener since 2005. The Yankees got to right-hander Kyle Gibson in the first inning on a two-out single to left by cleanup hitter Jorge Vazquez. The 3-2



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Pens turn tables on Bears’ ice After losing to Hershey at home Friday, WBS wins away from Mohegan Sun Arena. By PAUL SOKOLOSKI

HERSHEY - After punching away through the entire first period, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins finally poked holes in Braden Holtby. And at the other end, John Curry sewed up the net long enough to put the Hershey PENGUINS= Bears down for the count. Curry turned away 27 HerBEARS shey shots while pitching a shutout until the final two minutes Saturday and the Penguins thwarted four early power plays - including a 5on-3 - as Wilkes-Barre/Scranton won its final regular season road game by hammering out a 4-2 victory over hated Hershey at the


Rory McIlroy reacts after making a birdie putt on the 17th hole during the third round of the Masters Saturday in Augusta, Ga. The 21-year-old holds a four-shot lead entering today’s final round.

He walked off course with a 4-shot lead By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The birdie putt from the back of the green. The raised left arm, holding the putter high. The right fist slamming downward when the ball disappeared, followed by a cheer that rocked Augusta National. It was the defining moment for Rory McIlroy late Saturday afternoon at the Masters. And it was loud enough to rattle Tiger Woods. That birdie on the 17th hole — which caused Woods to back off his shot ahead of him on the 18th hole — sent the 21-year-old from Northern Ireland to a 2-under 70 and gave him a four-shot lead going into the final round.

It’s the largest 54-hole lead at the Masters since Woods led by eight strokes in 1997. “It’s a great position to be in,” McIlroy said. “I feel comfortable with my game, comfortable with the way I prepared, and all of a sudden I’m finally feeling comfortable on this golf course. With a combination like that, you’re going to feel pretty good.” He is making it look easy. That bounce in his step turned into a swagger as he walked to the 18th tee, ripped another drive and walked up to the 18th

Tiger Woods reacts after missing a putt on the 13th hole during Saturday’s third round.

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T H I R D R O U N D AT A G L A N C E LEADING: Rory McIlroy maintained his lead with a 70 and was at 12-under 204 heading to the final round. PURSUING: Angel Cabrera, Charl Schwarzel, K.J. Choi and Jason Day were four shots behind at 208. Adam Scott and Luke Donald were another shot back.

SHOT OF THE DAY: McIlroy sank a 33-foot birdie putt on the 17th hole to give himself a comfortable lead heading to Sunday. KEY STAT: Woods made just one birdie on the four par-5 holes. Friday he birdied all four. TELEVISION: 2-7 p.m., CBS.


Nasty injury doesn’t deter local Hit in face with batted ball in fall of 2009, he was excellent in spring of 2010 and has MLB scouts’ attention.

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Pittston Area grad Dave Bartuska recovered from a serious injury to put up huge numbers for Dominican College.

“I love baseball but at that moment in time, I really hated baseball.”

mind. “I love baseball, but at that moment in time, I really hated baseball,” Dave Bartuska Sr. said with a crackinhisvoiceasiftheincident just happened yesterday. The younger Bartuska was flown to Lehigh Valley Hospital within minutes Dave Bartuska Sr. and had surgery to repair About Dave his fractured eye socket, Jr.’s injury nose and jaw, which needed 12 screws to repair. He didn’t let that injury stand in his way of playing the game again and neither did his father, who never mentioned anything about quitting the sport.

If Division II college baseball gave out a comeback player award, Dave Bartuska would have claimed that accolade in 2010. The 2007 Pittston Area graduate was out of the sport for a few months after a freak accident in the fall of 2009. With Bartuska pitching for Lackawanna College during the school’s fall league, a batter slammed a line drive off the aluminum bat and struck Bartuska square in the right side of his face. He lay on the mound motionless, and just one thing was going through his father’s See BARTUSKA, Page 4C

HE WAITED his whole life for this kind of moment, and suddenly, it was upon him like a rocket. Then Greg Golson relied on his rocket arm to create a major sight. He entered a game for the New York Yankees last year as a reserve, and made a gem of a double play from the outfield to finish off an extra-inning victory. This was down in Tampa Bay in September, just a few minutes from where the Yankees hold spring training. Only Golson had been training for big major league moments for six seasons in the minor leagues. The Yankees sent him in as a defensive replacement – a good choice since defense has always been his forte. He gloved a fly ball in medium right field for the second out of the 10th inning. Carl Crawford of Tampa Bay tried to tag up from second base and go to third on the play, but he never made it. Because Golson unleashed a beauty of a throw for the game’s final out. “That was awesome,” Golson said. “It was the best part of my life so far.” As he opens the seventh minor league season of his life back in Triple-A with Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre, Golson sometimes replays that moment in his mind, because it reminds him what he is capable of when given a chance. The Yankees finally opened a door of opportunity for Golson, giving him 24 games in his first extended major league playing experience. And Golson wasn’t about to drop the ball. Everyone knew he could catch it, because Golson has been chasing down every ball he should and some he probably shouldn’t, ever since the Phillies made him a first-round draft choice in 2004. But it’s the way Golson handled himself at the plate that boosted his value to a major league level. Back to work He batted .261 with a couple of doubles over three callups to New York last year, nearly matching his .263 lifetime minor league average – which is exactly what he batted for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in 2010. “The thing about New York,” Golson was saying, after the SWB Yankees were rained out at Lehigh Valley on Friday, “is that you’re at Yankee Stadium. I think every baseball player understands that’s a pressure situation.” His situation hasn’t changed all that much, even after a couple of major league moments to build on from last year. Golson goes back to work at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, trying to play his way back to New York again. “As long as I take care of my business here,” Golson said, “everything else is going to take care of itself.” He sure took care of first things first. Golson came out swinging in the Triple-A opener Thursday, picking up the first multi-hit game of the season for the SWB Yankees. Along the way, Golson had a double, a run scored and extended his International League hitting streak to 10 games, going back to last season. “I think one of the biggest things about baseball is confidence,” Golson said. “To go up to New York, get a couple starts, get some hits really helped me.”



SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2011



Sunday, April 10

Masters Par Scores Saturday At Augusta National Golf Club Augusta, Ga. Third Round (a-amateur) Rory McIlroy.................................65-69-70—204-12 Angel Cabrera .............................71-70-67—208 -8 Charl Schwartzel.........................69-71-68—208 -8 K.J. Choi.......................................67-70-71—208 -8 Jason Day ....................................72-64-72—208 -8 Adam Scott...................................72-70-67—209 -7 Luke Donald.................................72-68-69—209 -7 Bo Van Pelt ..................................73-69-68—210 -6 Bubba Watson .............................73-71-67—211 -5 Ross Fisher..................................69-71-71—211 -5 Fred Couples ...............................71-68-72—211 -5 Geoff Ogilvy .................................69-69-73—211 -5 Tiger Woods ................................71-66-74—211 -5 Matt Kuchar ..................................68-75-69—212 -4 Martin Laird ..................................74-69-69—212 -4 Ryan Palmer ................................71-72-69—212 -4 a-Hideki Matsuyama ...................72-73-68—213 -3 Edoardo Molinari.........................74-70-69—213 -3 Phil Mickelson .............................70-72-71—213 -3 Steve Stricker ..............................72-70-71—213 -3 Brandt Snedeker .........................69-71-73—213 -3 Lee Westwood.............................72-67-74—213 -3 Alvaro Quiros...............................65-73-75—213 -3 Miguel Angel Jimenez ................71-73-70—214 -2 Ian Poulter ....................................74-69-71—214 -2 David Toms..................................72-69-73—214 -2 Jim Furyk......................................72-68-74—214 -2 Ricky Barnes................................68-71-75—214 -2 Yong-Eun Yang ...........................67-72-73—212 -4 Justin Rose ..................................73-71-71—215 -1 Ryan Moore .................................70-73-72—215 -1 Charley Hoffman .........................74-69-72—215 -1 Ryo Ishikawa................................71-71-73—215 -1 Dustin Johnson ...........................74-68-73—215 -1 Trevor Immelman ........................69-73-73—215 -1 Sergio Garcia...............................69-71-75—215 -1 Rickie Fowler ...............................70-69-76—215 -1 Robert Karlsson ..........................72-70-74—216 E Gary Woodland ...........................69-73-74—216 E Steve Marino ...............................74-71-72—217 +1 Jeff Overton .................................73-72-72—217 +1 Camilo Villegas............................70-75-73—218 +2 Bill Haas .......................................74-70-74—218 +2 Alexander Cejka ..........................72-71-75—218 +2 Paul Casey...................................70-72-76—218 +2 Aaron Baddeley ...........................75-70-74—219 +3 Nick Watney .................................72-72-75—219 +3 Ernie Els .......................................75-70-76—221 +5 Kyung-Tae Kim ...........................70-75-78—223 +7 Masters Tee Times 10:25 – K. Sutherland, M.Weir 10:35 – M. Jiminez, R. Mediate 10l45 – B.Curtis, A.Romero 10:55 – B.Watson, R. Fisher 11:05 – P.Casey, D. Hart 11:15 – D. Trahan, R. Allenby 11:25 – R. Imada, T. Immelman 11:35 – K.Duke, H. Stenson 11:45 – R. Mcilroy, L. Donald 11:55 – S. Garcia, S. Appleby 12:05 – G. McDowell, A. Baddeley 12:15 – P.Harrington, S. Lyle 12:25 – J.Rose, L. Mize 12:45 – J. Merrick, G. Ogilvy 12:55 – V. Singh, D. Johsnon 1:05 – S. Flesch, C. Villegas 1:15 – H. Mahan, A. Kim 1:25 – N. Watney, S. Ames 1:35 – T. Woods, P. Mickelson 1:45 – I. Poulter, L. Westwood 1:55 – T. Clark, S. O’Hair 2:05 – S. Katayama, T. Hamilton 2:15 – S. Stricker, R. Sabbatini 2:25 – C. Campbell, J. Furyk 2:35 – A. Cabrera, K.Perry

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.

Monday, April 11

H.S. BASEBALL (4:15 p.m.) Berwick at Wyoming Area Dallas at Tunkhannock Holy Redeemer at Pittston Area Crestwood at Nanticoke Coughlin at Hazleton Area H.S. SOFTBALL (4:15 p.m.) Berwick at Wyoming Area Dallas at Tunkhannock Holy Redeemer at Pittston Area Crestwood at Nanticoke Coughlin at Hazleton Area H.S. BOYS VOLLEYBALL (5:45 p.m.) Abington Heights at Crestwood Lake-Lehman at Nanticoke Tunkhannock at Wyoming Area Holy Redeemer at Delaware Valley Pittston Area at Berwick H.S. BOYS TENNIS (4:15 p.m.) Tunkhannock at Meyers Wyoming Area at Dallas Wyoming Seminary at Crestwood Wyoming Valley West at Coughlin Holy Redeemer at Berwick MMI at Hazleton Area Pittston Area at GAR H.S. GIRLS SOCCER (4:15 p.m. unless noted) Wyoming Seminary at Hanover Area North Pocono at Honesdale Tunkhannock at GAR MMI at Meyers Coughlin at Bishop McDevitt, 7:30 p.m. H.S. TRACK GAR at Northwest COLLEGE GOLF King’s at Glenmaura Tournament COLLEGE WOMENS LACROSSE Rosemont at Wilkes, 4 p.m.

Tuesday, April 12

H.S. BASEBALL (4:15 p.m.) Nanticoke at Holy Redeemer Dallas at Wyoming Valley West MMI at West Side CTC Northwest at Wyoming Seminary Lake-Lehman at Meyers Hanover Area at GAR H.S. SOFTBALL (4:15 p.m.) MMI at West Side CTC Northwest at Wyoming Seminary Lake-Lehman at Meyers Hanover Area at GAR Nanticoke at Holy Redeemer Coughlin vs. Pittston Area at Kirby Park H.S. BOYS VOLLEYBALL (5:45 p.m.) West Side Tech at Hazleton Area Wyoming Valley West at North Pocono Hanover Area at Meyers Delaware Valley at Coughlin H.S. GIRLS SOCCER (4:15 p.m.) Holy Redeemer at Berwick Crestwood at Dallas Wyoming Valley West at Nanticoke Lake-Lehman at Hazleton Area H.S. BOYS TENNIS (4:15 p.m.) Hazleton Area at Holy Redeemer Meyers at Pittston Area Wyoming Valley West at Berwick COLLEGE BASEBALL King’s at Marywood COLLEGE SOFTBALL (3 p.m.) Centenary College at King’s Scranton at Misericordia

Futures Tour

Wednesday, April 13

H.S. BASEBALL Crestwood at Hazleton Area, 4:15 p.m. H.S. BOYS VOLLEYBALL (5:45 p.m.) Crestwood at Lake-Lehman Abington Heights at Tunkhannock Nanticoke at Holy Redeemer Wyoming Area at Pittston Area H.S. TRACK (4:15 p.m.) Holy Redeemer at Nanticoke Meyers at GAR Lake-Lehman at Hanover Area Northwest at Wyoming Area H.S. BOYS TENNIS (4:15 p.m.) Coughlin at Tunkhannock Crestwood at Pittston Area Dallas at MMI Meyers at Holy Redeemer Hazleton Area at GAR Berwick at Wyoming Seminary Wyoming Valley West at Wyoming Area H.S. GIRLS SOCCER (4:15 p.m.) Meyers at Honesdale GAR at Hanover Area Wyoming Area at Pittston Area Tunkhannock at Wyoming Seminary MMI at North Pocono H.S. SOFTBALL Crestwood at Hazleton Area, 4:15 p.m. COLLEGE MENS LACROSSE (4 p.m.) King’s at Lebanon Valley Misericordia at Lycoming COLLEGE WOMENS LACROSSE (4 p.m.) Lebanon Valley at King’s Arcadia at Wilkes Lycoming at Misericordia COLLEGE MENS TENNIS Lancaster Bible at King’s, 3:30 p.m. COLLEGE WOMENS TENNIS Wilkes at Marywood, 3:30 p.m. COLLEGE BASEBALL PSU Wilkes-Barre at Wilkes, 2:30 p.m. Misericordia at Alvernia, 3:30 p.m. COLLEGE GOLF Baptist Bible at Wilkes, 1 p.m. Misericordia at DeSales, 12 p.m.

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AUTO RACING 1 p.m. VERSUS — IRL, Indy Lights, at Birmingham, Ala. 3 p.m. VERSUS — IRL, IndyCar, Grand Prix of Alabama, at Birmingham, Ala.


2 p.m. CBS — Masters Tournament, final round, at Augusta, Ga.


1:10 p.m. SNY – Washington at N.Y. Mets 1:30 p.m. TBS — Philadelphia at Atlanta 2 p.m. WGN — Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee 8 p.m. ESPN — N.Y. Yankees at Boston


1 p.m. ABC — Chicago at Orlando 3:30 p.m. ABC — Boston at Miami


12:30 p.m. NBC — Detroit at Chicago


1 p.m. ESPN2 — WTA Tour, Family Circle Cup, championship match, at Charleston, S.C.

T R A N S A C T I O N S BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned RHP Brad Bergesen to Norfolk (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Chris Jakubauskas from Norfolk. MINNESOTA TWINS — Placed RHP Kevin Slowey on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Alex Burnett from Rochester (IL). National League PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Placed RHP Ross Ohlendorf on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Daniel McCutchen from Indianapolis (IL).


Women's National Basketball Association MINNESOTA LYNX — Traded F/C Nicky Anosike to Washington for a 2012 first-round draft pick.


National Hockey League NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Signed D Shane Sims. OTTAWA SENATORS — Recalled F Cody Bass from Binghamton (AHL). American Hockey League AHL — Suspended Wilkes-Barre/Scranton C Keven Veilleux two games as a result of his actions during Friday’s game against Hershey. MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS — Signed C Ben Ryan.


GEORGE MASON — Announced sophomore men’s basketball G Rashad Whack will transfer. GEORGIA TECH — Named Chad Dollar men’s assistant basketball coach. VIRGINIA — Named Joanne Boyle women’s basketball coach.

Santorini Riviera Nayarit cores Saturday At El Tigre Golf & Country Club Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico SecondRound Leaders Lisa Ferrero 72-68—140 Amy Eneroth 73-68—141 Izzy Beisiegel 73-69—142 Sarah Brown 72-70—142 Saehee Son 74-69—143 Sophia Sheridan 68-75—143 Lili Alvarez 68-75—143 Nicole Smith 71-72—143 Dawn Shockley 73-70—143 Caroline Westrup 73-71—144 Ryann O’Toole 73-71—144 Sydnee Michaels 70-74—144 Kathleen Ekey 70-74—144 Stephanie Connelly 73-72—145 Adrienne White 72-73—145 Valentine Derrey 69-76—145 Mo Martin 72-73—145 Juliana Murcia Ortiz 74-71—145 Jenny Gleason 74-71—145

P O C O N O D O W N S Results Saturday Apr 09, 2011 First - $8,000 Pace 1:56.0 4-Undeniable Hanover (An McCarthy) 4.00 2.20 2.10 1-Dysnomia Blue Chip (Br Simpson) 9.40 3.20 6-Go Rockin Robin (Ho Parker) 2.60 EXACTA (4-1) $28.00 TRIFECTA (4-1-6) $73.20 SUPERFECTA (4-1-6-7) $228.40 Second - $8,500 Trot 1:57.4 1-Mystical Heiress (Ro Pierce) 3.20 2.60 2.10 7-Celebrity Legacy (Da Ingraham) 8.00 5.80 3-Shelly Ross (Ma Kakaley) 9.00 EXACTA (1-7) $28.60 TRIFECTA (1-7-3) $215.20 SUPERFECTA (1-7-3-5) $381.20 DAILY DOUBLE (4-1) $9.20 Third - $4,500 Pace 1:56.0 4-Dont Fight The Law (An McCarthy) 3.40 2.40 2.20 3-Summerhill Chris (Ji Taggart Jr) 3.80 2.20 8-Hand Me No Lines (Mi Simons) 3.20 EXACTA (4-3) $16.80 TRIFECTA (4-3-8) $73.80 SUPERFECTA (4-3-8-5) $98.40 Fourth - $8,500 Pace 1:52.1 2-Fox Valley Breeze (Br Simpson) 2.40 2.10 2.10 3-Pembroke Crankcall (Ro Pierce) 2.40 2.20 4-Look At The Speed (An McCarthy) 3.20 EXACTA (2-3) $4.80 TRIFECTA (2-3-4) $25.60 SUPERFECTA (2-3-4-5) $73.80 Scratched: Escape Attack Fifth - $12,000 Pace 1:53.1 5-Rei Ven Lunatic (Br Simpson) 4.40 3.00 2.80 8-Tyree (Ma Romano) 32.80 9.60 1-Artifact K (Ho Parker) 4.20 EXACTA (5-8) $198.00 TRIFECTA (5-8-1) $673.80 SUPERFECTA (5-8-1-4) $1,406.20 PICK 3 (4-2-5) $10.60 Sixth - $15,000 Pace 1:53.0 9-Modern Desire (An Napolitano) 72.00 36.80 6.40 8-Raven Rocket (Jo Pavia Jr) 7.00 3.40 2-Wesley Snip (Br Simpson) 2.80 EXACTA (9-8) $412.40 TRIFECTA (9-8-2) $2,280.20 SUPERFECTA (9-ALL-ALL-ALL) $117.60 Seventh - $4,500 Pace 1:56.4 2-Nothingcanshakeme (An Napolitano) 4.60 2.80 2.20 8-Pure Class (Ma Kakaley) 3.60 2.40 5-Don’t Tell Barbara (Da Ingraham) 4.40 EXACTA (2-8) $20.00 TRIFECTA (2-8-5) $157.60 SUPERFECTA (2-8-5-6) $301.60 Scratched: Seeking The Gold N Eighth - $19,000 Pace 1:52.2 5-Inform (An Napolitano) 5.20 3.20 2.40 6-Fireintheshark (Ma Kakaley) 7.80 3.60 1-Beauty And A Beast (Ma Romano) 3.60 EXACTA (5-6) $53.60 TRIFECTA (5-6-1) $168.40 SUPERFECTA (5-6-1-7) $1,238.80 Ninth - $4,500 Pace 1:55.1 6-Camwiser (Ro Pierce) 5.00 2.20 2.20 1-Townie Guy (Mi Simons) 2.20 2.60 5-Lil Western Dude (Br Simpson) 2.80 EXACTA (6-1) $12.00 TRIFECTA (6-1-5) $32.40 SUPERFECTA (6-1-5-4) $175.60 PICK 4 (9-(2-3)-5-6 (4 Out of 4)) $644.60 Tenth - $25,000 Pace 1:50.3 7-Whiskey Pete (Pa Berry) 7.20 2.80 2.20 8-Golden Receiver (Ro Pierce) 2.10 2.10 4-Presidential Order (Br Simpson) 2.80 EXACTA (7-8) $15.80 TRIFECTA (7-8-4) $52.40 SUPERFECTA (7-8-4-6) $259.60 Eleventh - $11,000 Pace 1:53.4 1-Sagebrush Susie (Ro Pierce) 3.00 2.40 2.10 7-Tia Maria Hanover (Ho Parker) 4.20 2.80 4-Blissmequick (Jo Pavia Jr) 3.80 EXACTA (1-7) $8.00 TRIFECTA (1-7-4) $31.00 SUPERFECTA (1-7-4-8) $111.60 Twelfth - $17,000 Trot 1:55.2 4-Blazing Winner (Ji Taggart Jr) 147.60 46.00 8.40 8-Greathallofchina (An McCarthy) 10.60 7.20 2-Night’s Fleet (La Stalbaum) 10.00 EXACTA (4-8) $2,016.00 TRIFECTA (4-ALL-2) $837.20 SUPERFECTA (4-ALL-ALL-ALL) $37.20 PICK 3 (7-1-4) $483.00 Thirteenth - $8,500 Pace 1:54.2 8-Sammy’s Magic Girl (Ma Kakaley) 34.20 12.00 4.20 5-Witch Is Bettor (Br Simpson) 3.00 2.60 7-Pw Ivory Grin (Jo Campbell) 5.60 EXACTA (8-5) $113.80 TRIFECTA (8-5-7) $1,003.60 SUPERFECTA (8-5-7-ALL) $2,546.40 Scratched: Star Of India Fourteenth - $8,500 Pace 1:53.1 3-Donnie Bop (La Stalbaum) 10.20 3.80 2.80 4-Kings Road (Br Simpson) 3.40 2.20 2-Great Balldini (Jo Pavia Jr) 4.40 EXACTA (3-4) $15.80 TRIFECTA (3-4-2) $122.00 SUPERFECTA () $0.00 SUPERFECTA (3-4-2-1) $146.40 LATE DOUBLE (8-3) $170.00 Scratched: A Fool For Mark, Shady Idea Total Handle-$282,567















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All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA x-Philadelphia............. 82 47 23 12 106 259 223 x-Pittsburgh ................ 81 48 25 8 104 233 197 x-N.Y. Rangers........... 82 44 33 5 93 233 198 New Jersey ................. 81 37 39 5 79 171 207 N.Y. Islanders ............. 82 30 39 13 73 229 264 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA y-Boston ...................... 81 46 24 11 103 244 192 x-Montreal ................... 82 44 30 8 96 216 209 x-Buffalo ...................... 82 43 29 10 96 245 229 Toronto ........................ 82 37 34 11 85 218 251 Ottawa.......................... 82 32 40 10 74 192 250 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA y-Washington ............. 82 48 23 11 107 224 197 x-Tampa Bay ............... 82 46 25 11 103 247 240 Carolina ....................... 82 40 31 11 91 236 239 Atlanta.......................... 81 34 35 12 80 221 264 Florida.......................... 82 30 40 12 72 195 229 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA y-Detroit....................... 81 46 25 10 102 257 238 x-Nashville .................. 81 44 26 11 99 219 192 Chicago ....................... 81 44 28 9 97 255 221 St. Louis ...................... 81 37 33 11 85 238 234 Columbus.................... 82 34 35 13 81 215 258 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA z-Vancouver................ 81 53 19 9 115 259 183 Calgary ........................ 81 41 29 11 93 248 234 Minnesota ................... 81 38 35 8 84 201 230 Colorado...................... 81 29 44 8 66 223 285 Edmonton.................... 81 25 45 11 61 190 265 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA y-San Jose .................. 81 47 25 9 103 245 212 x-Phoenix .................... 81 43 25 13 99 230 223 x-Los Angeles............. 81 46 29 6 98 218 195 x-Anaheim................... 81 46 30 5 97 236 234 Dallas........................... 81 42 28 11 95 224 228 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division z-clinched conference Friday's Games Pittsburgh 4, N.Y. Islanders 3, SO Chicago 4, Detroit 2 Buffalo 4, Philadelphia 3, OT Carolina 6, Atlanta 1 Tampa Bay 4, Florida 2 Nashville 4, Columbus 1 Dallas 3, Colorado 2 Minnesota 3, Edmonton 1 Phoenix 4, San Jose 3 Anaheim 2, Los Angeles 1 Saturday's Games N.Y. Rangers 5, New Jersey 2 Boston 3, Ottawa 1 Montreal 4, Toronto 1 Philadelphia 7, N.Y. Islanders 4 Tampa Bay 6, Carolina 2 Florida 1, Washington 0 Buffalo 5, Columbus 4 Nashville at St. Louis, (n) Vancouver at Calgary, (n) Anaheim at Los Angeles, (n) Phoenix at San Jose, (n) Sunday's Games Detroit at Chicago, 12:30 p.m. Boston at New Jersey, 3 p.m. Pittsburgh at Atlanta, 3 p.m. Edmonton at Colorado, 3 p.m. Dallas at Minnesota, 6 p.m. NHL Scoring Leaders Through April 8 GP G A PTS Daniel Sedin, Van .................... 81 41 61 102 Corey Perry, Anh ..................... 81 50 47 97 Martin St. Louis, TB................. 81 30 66 96 Henrik Sedin, Van.................... 81 19 74 93 Steven Stamkos, TB................ 81 44 46 90 Jarome Iginla, Cgy .................. 81 42 43 85 Alex Ovechkin, Was ................ 78 32 53 85 80 Teemu Selanne, Anh............... 72 31 49 Henrik Zetterberg, Det ............ 80 24 56 80 Jonathan Toews, Chi ............... 79 32 44 76 Claude Giroux, Phi................... 81 25 51 76 Eric Staal, Car .......................... 80 33 42 75 Brad Richards, Dal .................. 71 27 48 75 Ryan Getzlaf, Anh.................... 66 19 56 75 Thomas Vanek, Buf ................. 80 32 41 73

All Times EDT North Division W L Pct. GB Lehigh Valley (Phillies)............ 1 0 1.000 — Pawtucket (Red Sox)............... 2 1 .667 — Rochester (Twins).................... 2 1 .667 — 1 Syracuse (Nationals) ............... 1 1 .500 ⁄2 Buffalo (Mets) ........................... 1 2 .333 1 Yankees.................................... 0 2 .000 11⁄2 South Division W L Pct. GB Charlotte (White Sox).............. 2 0 1.000 — Durham (Rays) ......................... 1 1 .500 1 Gwinnett (Braves) .................... 1 1 .500 1 Norfolk (Orioles)....................... 0 2 .000 2 West Division W L Pct. GB Columbus (Indians).................. 2 0 1.000 — 1 Louisville (Reds) ...................... 2 1 .667 ⁄2 Toledo (Tigers)......................... 1 2 .333 11⁄2 Indianapolis (Pirates) ............... 0 2 .000 2 Saturday's Games Pawtucket 8, Buffalo 3 Rochester 7, Yankees 6, 12 innings Louisville 2, Toledo 1 Syracuse at Lehigh Valley, (n) Durham at Gwinnett, (n) Columbus at Indianapolis, (n) Norfolk at Charlotte, ppd., rain Sunday's Games Pawtucket at Buffalo, 1:05 p.m. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Rochester, 1:05 p.m. Norfolk at Charlotte, 1:15 p.m., 1st game Syracuse at Lehigh Valley, 1:35 p.m. Durham at Gwinnett, 2:05 p.m. Columbus at Indianapolis, 2:05 p.m. Toledo at Louisville, 2:05 p.m. Norfolk at Charlotte, 3:45 p.m., 2nd game Monday's Games Pawtucket at Buffalo, 6:05 p.m. Columbus at Louisville, 6:35 p.m. Toledo at Indianapolis, 7:05 p.m. Syracuse at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Rochester, 7:05 p.m. Norfolk at Gwinnett, 7:05 p.m. Durham at Charlotte, 7:15 p.m.

American Hockey League All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA x-Portland ............. 79 47 24 6 2 102 279 236 x-Manchester ....... 79 44 25 4 6 98 253 206 x-Connecticut ....... 79 40 31 2 6 88 218 217 Worcester ............. 80 36 31 4 9 85 210 245 Providence ........... 79 37 36 3 3 80 206 250 Springfield ............ 79 34 39 2 4 74 230 252 Bridgeport ............. 79 29 39 4 7 69 214 263 East Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA y-Penguins .......... 79 57 21 0 1 115 257 181 x-Hershey ............. 79 46 25 3 5 100 254 210 x-Charlotte............ 80 44 27 2 7 97 265 243 x-Binghamton....... 80 42 30 3 5 92 255 221 x-Norfolk ............... 78 38 25 9 6 91 255 222 Syracuse............... 78 33 38 3 4 73 208 244 Adirondack ........... 79 31 38 4 6 72 195 244 Albany.................... 79 32 42 1 4 69 214 278 WESTERN CONFERENCE North Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA x-Hamilton............. 79 43 27 2 7 95 223 192 x-Manitoba ............ 79 43 29 1 6 93 219 207 x-Lake Erie............ 78 42 28 3 5 92 215 202 Abbotsford ............ 78 38 30 4 6 86 186 203 Toronto .................. 79 36 32 1 10 83 222 219 Grand Rapids........ 78 36 32 2 8 82 224 246 Rochester.............. 79 31 39 5 4 71 214 261 West Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA x-Milwaukee.......... 78 42 22 6 8 98 218 190 x-Houston.............. 79 45 28 1 5 96 234 209 x-Texas.................. 78 41 27 4 6 92 213 207 x-Peoria ................. 79 42 29 3 5 92 220 214 Oklahoma City...... 78 39 28 2 9 89 240 228 Chicago ................. 78 38 30 4 6 86 251 254 San Antonio .......... 78 39 32 4 3 85 224 240 Rockford................ 78 36 33 4 5 81 207 239 x-Clinched Playoff Berth y-Clinched Divisional Title NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Saturday's Games Toronto 6, Rochester 5 Providence 3, Springfield 2, SO Bridgeport 4, Connecticut 3 Portland 3, Albany 2 Charlotte 6, Worcester 2 Penguins 4, Hershey 2 Adirondack 2, Binghamton 1 Abbotsford at Lake Erie, (n) Norfolk at Syracuse, (n) Oklahoma City at Texas, (n) San Antonio at Chicago, (n) Milwaukee at Peoria, (n) Grand Rapids at Rockford, (n) Hamilton at Manitoba, (n) Sunday's Games Albany at Bridgeport, 3 p.m. Adirondack at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 3:05 p.m. Rockford at Chicago, 4 p.m. Springfield at Portland, 4 p.m. Manchester at Providence, 4:05 p.m. Abbotsford at Toronto, 5 p.m. Syracuse at Hershey, 5 p.m. Norfolk at Connecticut, 5 p.m. Oklahoma City at Houston, 5:05 p.m. Lake Erie at Rochester, 5:05 p.m. Texas at San Antonio, 5:30 p.m. Grand Rapids at Milwaukee, 6 p.m.

B A S K E T B A L L National Basketball Association All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB y-Boston ....................... 55 24 .696 — x-New York................... 41 38 .519 14 x-Philadelphia .............. 41 39 .513 141⁄2 New Jersey .................. 24 55 .304 31 Toronto ......................... 21 58 .266 34 Southeast Division W L Pct GB y-Miami ......................... 55 24 .696 — x-Orlando ...................... 50 29 .633 5 x-Atlanta........................ 44 36 .550 111⁄2 Charlotte ....................... 32 47 .405 23 Washington .................. 22 58 .275 331⁄2 Central Division W L Pct GB z-Chicago ..................... 59 20 .747 — x-Indiana ....................... 37 43 .463 221⁄2 Milwaukee..................... 32 47 .405 27 Detroit ........................... 28 51 .354 31 Cleveland...................... 17 62 .215 42 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB z-San Antonio ................ 60 19 .759 — x-Dallas .......................... 54 25 .684 6 x-New Orleans............... 46 33 .582 14 x-Memphis ..................... 45 34 .570 15 Houston.......................... 41 38 .519 19 Northwest Division W L Pct GB y-Oklahoma City ........... 53 26 .671 — x-Denver ........................ 48 31 .608 5 x-Portland....................... 47 33 .588 61⁄2 Utah ................................ 37 42 .468 16 Minnesota ...................... 17 62 .215 36 Pacific Division W L Pct GB y-L.A. Lakers................ 55 24 .696 — Phoenix......................... 38 41 .481 17 Golden State ................ 35 44 .443 20 L.A. Clippers................. 31 49 .388 241⁄2 Sacramento.................. 23 56 .291 32 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division z-clinched conference Friday's Games Indiana 114, Atlanta 102 New York 116, New Jersey 93 Philadelphia 98, Toronto 93 Boston 104, Washington 88 Chicago 93, Cleveland 82 Detroit 110, Milwaukee 100 Miami 112, Charlotte 103 Memphis 101, Sacramento 96 New Orleans 109, Phoenix 97 Oklahoma City 104, Denver 89 Dallas 107, L.A. Clippers 96 Portland 93, L.A. Lakers 86 Saturday's Games Washington 115, Atlanta 83 L.A. Clippers at Houston, (n) Cleveland at Milwaukee, (n) Utah at San Antonio(n) Minnesota at Denver, (n) Sunday's Games Chicago at Orlando, 1 p.m. Boston at Miami, 3:30 p.m. New Orleans at Memphis, 6 p.m. Detroit at Charlotte, 6 p.m. New Jersey at Toronto, 6 p.m. New York at Indiana, 7 p.m. Phoenix at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Sacramento at Golden State, 9 p.m. Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m. Monday's Games Miami at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Charlotte at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Orlando at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Boston at Washington, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Toronto at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Utah at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Dallas at Houston, 8:30 p.m. Golden State at Denver, 9 p.m. Minnesota at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Oklahoma City at Sacramento, 10 p.m. NBA LEADERS INCLUDES GAMES OF FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2011 SCORING AVERAGE .................................................... G FG FT PTSAVG Durant, OKC..............................756865702084 27.8 James, MIA ...............................777374862050 26.6 Wade, MIA.................................746794851906 25.8 Anthony, NYK ...........................756654971915 25.5 Stoudemire, NYK .....................777384711957 25.4 Bryant, LAL................................797094561984 25.1 Rose, CHI ..................................786834571946 24.9 Ellis, GOL ..................................797243371922 24.3 Martin, HOU ..............................775315761807 23.5 Howard, ORL ............................766105321752 23.1 Nowitzki, DAL ...........................705853721607 23.0 Griffin, LAC................................806774401801 22.5 Aldridge, POR...........................806973491747 21.8 Westbrook, OKC ......................795875121717 21.7 Bargnani, TOR ..........................665252871414 21.4 Granger, IND.............................785283931602 20.5 Love, MIN ..................................734824241476 20.2 Randolph, MEM ........................745932961490 20.1 Lopez, NJN ...............................796123661590 20.1 Beasley, MIN.............................705322081327 19.0 West, NOR ................................705282641322 18.9 Pierce, BOS ..............................794983831487 18.8


WVW Gridiron Club will be holding its monthly meeting on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Wyoming Valley West Middle School in Kingston. All parents are encouraged to attend. REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTS

The 27th Annual Rev. Paul Farber, C.S.C., Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on June 10, at Mill Race Golf and Camping Resort in Benton by King’s College. All proceeds benefit the King’s College’s Farber Memorial Scholarship Fund. The cost per golfer is $150 and includes greens fees, carts, refreshments, and a post-tournament barbecue and awards ceremony. The tournament will begin at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start and will have a captain-and-crew format. Hole sponsorships are $100; major sponsorships begin at $500. Five golfers who are closest to the pin on the par-three holes will be given an opportunity to participate in a “Million Dollar Hole-in-One Shootout.” For information or to register, please contact Kim Cardone, director of annual giving programs at King’s College, at (570) 208-5900, ext. 5677 or email Hanover Township Fire Department will hold its third annual golf tournament on May 28 at Edgewood in the Pines golf course. Format will be captain-and-crew with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Cost is $80 per person. Hole sponsors are $30. Prizes will be awarded on various holes. Dinner and awards will be held at the BreslauFire Dept, First and Delaney Streets, Breslau. For more information, contact Joe at 592-8126 or Ron at 825-1266 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. Second Annual Swing “fore” the Kids Nine and Dine Golf Event, May 20 at Mountain Laurel Golf Club, White Haven with shotgun start at 3 p.m., cocktail hour at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Cost is $125 per person and $500 per foursome. For more information, visit [ events] MEETINGS Hanover Area Boys Basketball Boosters will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday at Major League Sports Bar in Sugar Notch. Jenkins Township Little League will meet at 6:30 p.m. today in the upstairs meeting room of the fieldhouse. All managers are required to attend this meeting. South Wilkes-Barre Mini Mohawks will have an organizational meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at Riverside Cafe, 187 Old River Road, WilkesBarre. Parents and coaches are urged to attend. For more information, call 821-0417.

T E N N I S WTA Tour Andalucia Tennis Experience Results Saturday At Club de Tenis Puente Romano Marbella, Spain Singles Semifinals Victoria Azarenka (1), Belarus, def. Sara Errani (8), Italy, 6-2, 6-1. Irina-Camelia Begu, Romania, def. Svetlana Kuznetsova (2), Russia, 3-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4. Doubles Semifinals Nuria Llagostera Vives and Arantxa Parra Santonja (3), Spain, def. Dinara Safina, Russia, and Agnes Szavay, Hungary, 3-2, retired. Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci (1), Italy, vs. Vitalia Diatchenko, Russia, and Monica Niculescu (4), Romania, 2-6, 7-6 (2), 10-5 tiebreak. Family Circle Cup Results Saturday At The Family Circle Tennis Center Charleston, S.C. Singles Semifinals Caroline Wozniacki (1), Denmark, def. Jelena Jankovic (3), Serbia, 6-4, 6-4. Elena Vesnina, Russia, def. Peng Shuai (11), China, 7-6 (4), 6-3. Doubles Semifinals Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Meghann Shaughnessy (4), United States, def. Kveta Peschke, Czech Republic, and Katarina Srebotnik (1), Slovenia, 6-2, 6-4. Sania Mirza, India, and Elena Vesnina, Russia, def. Peng Shuai and Zheng Jie, China, 6-2, 7-5.

ATP World Tour

U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships Results Saturday At River Oaks Country Club Houston Singles Semifinals Ryan Sweeting, United States, def. Ivo Karlovic, Croatia, 7-6 (3), 6-3. Kei Nishikori (6), Japan, def. Pablo Cuevas (7), Uruguay, 6-3, 7-5. Doubles Championship Bob and Mike Bryan (1), United States, def. John Isner and Sam Querrey, United States, 6-7 (4), 6-2, 10-5. Grand Prix Hassan II Results Saturday At Complexe Sportif al Amal Casablanca, Morocco Singles Semifinals Pablo Andujar, Spain, def. Albert Montanes (1), Spain, 6-4, 6-4. Potito Starace (5), Italy, def. Victor Hanescu (8), Romania, 6-1, 6-7 (3), 7-6 (2). Doubles Championship Robert Lindstedt, Sweden, and Horia Tecau (1), Romania, def. Colin Fleming, Britain, and Igor Zelenay, Slovakia, 6-2, 6-1.

B O X I N G Fight Schedule National TV in parentheses April 15 At Temecula, Calif. (ESPN2), Ivan Popoca vs. Ruslan Provodnikov, 10, junior welterweights; Ji-Hoon Kim vs. Marvin Quintero, 10, lightweights. April 16 At Manchester, England (HBO), Amir Khan vs. Paul McCloskey, 12, for Khan’s WBA World light welterweight title. At Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, Conn. (HBO), Andre Berto vs. Victor Ortiz, 12, for Berto’s WBC welterweight title. At Bayamon, Puerto Rico (SHO), Juan Manuel Lopez vs. Orlando Salido, 12, for Lopez’s WBO featherweight title; Roman Martinez vs. Luis Cruz, 10, super featherweights. April 17 At Jakarta, Indonesia, Chris John vs. Daud Yordan, 12, for John’s WBA Super World featherweight title. April 19 At Pakchong, Thailand, Kwanthai Sithmorseng vs. Muhammad Rachman, 12, for Sithmorseng’s WBA World minimumweight title. April 22 At Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Conn. (ESPN2), Breidis Prescott vs. Bayan Jargal, 10, light welterweights. April 23 At Nokia Theater, Los Angeles (SHO), Joseph Agbeko vs. Abner Mares, 12, for Agbeko’s IBF bantamweight title; Yonnhy Perez vs. Vic Darchinyan, 12, bantamweights. April 29 At Las Vegas (ESPN2), Victor Cayo vs. Tim Coleman, 12, IBF junior welterweight eliminator.

Bear Creek Bobcats Youth Soccer will hold registration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday and from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on April 10 at the Bear Creek Community Charter School. Registration is open to anyone born between Aug. 1, 1993, and July 31, 2007. Players do not need to reside in Bear Creek Twp. If you have any questions, please contact Bryan at or Billie Jo at Full Progression is now accepting new registrations for summer strength,speed and agility lessons. All trainers are certified strength andconditioning specialists. Private baseball lessons are also being offeredby college coaches. Please contact 762-3070 or Geisinger Sports Performance Enhancement Camps, registrations are open for the camps which will be held Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from June 21 to July 14 at Lake-Lehman High School. This is an opportunity for athletes to receive disciplined training to help them achieve maximum performance in their sport of choice. Participants can attend 12, orunlimited number of sessions. Camps in Bloomsburg and Hazleton were previously announced. To register, visit Specialized team training is also available, designed to meet specific needs of sports teams seeking to improve overall performance. For more information about camps and team training in the northeast region, call 808-6086. UPCOMING EVENTS Electric City Baseball and Softball Academy will host a two day hitting clinic at Connell Park Little League April 16-17 from 10 am-12:30 p.m. Cost is $75. For more information, visit www.electriccitybaseball.comor call 878-8483.

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April 30 At Mannheim, Germany, Wladimir Klitschko vs. Dereck Chisora, 12, for Klitschko’s WBO-IBO heavyweight titles. At Buenos Aires, Luis Lazarte vs. Ulises Solis, 12, for Lazarte’s IBF junior flyweight title; Roberto Bolonti vs. Isidro Prieto, 10, heavyweights. At Panama City, Panama, Rafael Concepcion, vs. Hugo Ruiz, 12, for the interim WBA World bantamweight title. At Mexico City, Raul Garcia vs. Rommel Asenjo, 12, for Garcia’s WBO strawweight title; Jesus Geles vs. Ramon Garcia Hirales, 12, for Geles’ WBO interim junior flyweight title. At TBA, Mexico, Gilberto Keb Baas vs. Adrian Hernandez, 12, for Baas’ WBC light flyweight title. May 1 At TBA, Thailand, Drian Francisco, vs. Tepparith Singwancha, 12, for the interim WBA World super flyweight title. May 7 At Osaka, Japan, Koki Kameda vs. Daniel Diaz, 12, for Kameda’s WBA World bantamweight title. At Copenhagen, Denmark, Evander Holyfield vs. Brian Nielsen, 12, heavyweights. At Neubrandenburg, Germany, Sebastian Sylvester vs. Daniel Geale, 12, for Sylvester’s IBF middleweight title. At MGM Grand, Las Vegas (PPV), Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley, 12, for Pacquiao’s WBO welterweight title; Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. vs. Jorge Arce, 12, for Vazquez’s WBO junior featherweight title; Humberto Soto vs. Urbano Antillon, 12, for Soto’s WBC lightweight title; Kelly Pavlik vs. Alfonso Lopez, 10, super middleweights. May 13 At Chumash Casino, Santa Ynez, Calif. (ESPN2), Kendall Holt vs. Julio Diaz, 10, light welterweights. May 14 At TBA, Tomas Rojas vs. Juan Jose Montes, 12, for Rojas’ WBC super flyweight title. At Sonora, Mexico, Cristian Mijares vs. Malik Bouziane, 12, for Mijares’ IBF super flyweight title. At Home Depot Center, Carson, Calif. (SHO), Andre Ward vs. Arthur Abraham, 12, for Ward’s WBA Super World super middleweight title; Cristobal Arreola vs. Nagy Aguilera, 10, heavyweights. May 20 At Prudential Center, Newark, N.J. (ESPN2), Antwone Smith vs. Joel Julio, 10, light middleweights. May 21 At Montreal (HBO), Jean Pascal vs. Bernard Hopkins, 12, for Pascal’s WBC-IBO light heavyweight title; Chad Dawson vs. Adrian Diaconu, 12, light heavyweights. May 27 At Reno Events Center, Reno., Nev. (ESPN2), Josesito Lopez vs. Steve Upsher Chambers, 12, light welterweights; Tony Thompson vs. Maurice Harris, 12, heavyweights.

S O C C E R Major League Soccer All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Philadelphia ................... 3 1 0 9 3 1 New England.................. 1 1 3 6 5 6 New York........................ 1 1 2 5 2 2 Chicago .......................... 1 1 1 4 5 5 Columbus ....................... 1 1 1 4 3 3 D.C. ................................. 1 2 1 4 6 8 Sporting Kansas City .... 1 1 1 4 8 8 Toronto FC..................... 1 1 1 4 5 5 Houston .......................... 0 1 2 2 2 3 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Real Salt Lake ............... 3 0 0 9 7 1 Colorado......................... 3 1 0 9 8 5 Los Angeles ................... 2 1 2 8 5 6 Vancouver ...................... 1 1 2 5 8 7 Seattle ............................. 1 2 2 5 5 6 San Jose......................... 1 1 1 4 4 3 FC Dallas........................ 1 2 1 4 4 5 Chivas USA.................... 0 2 1 1 3 5 Portland .......................... 0 2 1 1 2 6 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Wednesday's Games Vancouver 1, New England 1, tie Friday's Games FC Dallas 3, Colorado 0 Saturday's Games Seattle FC 2, Chicago 1 Philadelphia 1, New York 0 D.C. United 1, Los Angeles 1, tie Real Salt Lake 2, New England 0 Columbus at Chivas USA, (n) Toronto FC at San Jose, (n) Sunday's Games Vancouver at Houston, 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 Los Angeles at Toronto FC, 8 p.m. Colorado at Real Salt Lake, 9 p.m. Thursday, April 14 Chicago at Portland, 11 p.m. Saturday, April 16 Seattle FC at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Chivas USA at Vancouver, 7 p.m. D.C. United at Toronto FC, 7 p.m. San Jose at New York, 7:30 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 17 Los Angeles at Chicago, 4 p.m. FC Dallas at Portland, 6 p.m. New England at Houston, 7 p.m.












Misericordia, King’s split softball DH Condo leads Royals The Times Leader staff

DALLAS – The Misericordia and King’s softball teams split a doubleheader Saturday at Anderson Field. Misericordia took the opener, 8-0, with King’s taking the nightcap, 13-0. In game one, Maria Kidron drilled a pair of three-run home runs, including a game-ending shot in the bottom of the sixth inning while Hollie Sarnak added two solo homers of her own. In the nightcap, Amanda Cardone and Britney Baynes combined for seven hits and 10 RBI to pace King’s. Cardone hit a school-record three homers for the Lady Monarchs while, Baynes had a grand slam. Colonels swept

Wilkes received a pair of quality starts from Lindsay Behrenshausen and Alysha Bixler, but the offense was shut down as the Lady Colonels were swept by DeSales in a doubleheader, losing 4-0 and 2-1. Behrenshausen and Bixler combined to scatter 13 hits in the 14 total innings, giving up six earned and striking out eight. Cindy Diemer had a season-high three hits in game one.


Colonels Drop Two

Wilkes combined with FDUFlorham for 64 runs on 66 hits as the Devils swept a doubleheader, 24-15 and 14-11 Sat-

urday at Artillery Park. Carmen Lopresto led the way for Wilkes in the first game going 3-for-6, including a home run, with three runs scored and four RBI. His teammate Tyler Marino also had a huge game with five hits and a pair of RBI. In Game 2, catcher Joel Watson went 3-for-4 with a homer, three runs and four RBI for Wilkes and Tay Sidler was 2for-3 with three runs batted in. Cougars Sweep Manhattanville

Andres Gonzalez’ squeeze bunt in the eighth inning of the second game of a doubleheader scored Andrew Tressa and gave Misericordia the sweep over Manhattanville by scores of 5-3 and 2-1.


King’s 11, DeSales 7

Ryan Bullock, Sean Rulon, Lenny Fox and Pat Bennot each scored two goals to lead King’s. Misericordia 14, Alvernia 3

L.R. Lauri and Kyle Calabro both scored four goals for the Cougars (7-4), who set a new school record for wins in a season.


Arcadia 10, King’s 9

Fred Hockenbury and Justin Keri Meerholz scored her Muthler won at second doubles team-leading 26th goal of the season while Gabby Ford tallied for the Cougar’s lone win. the other goal for Wilkes. Alvernia 17, Misericordia 7


Misericordia 8, Eastern 1

Freshmen Jenny Perucca had two goals and Kate Pagnotta had three, but Misericordia still fell to Alvernia. Sydnie Battle and Gabriella Cerrone also scored for the Cougars.

Michelle Cameron, Ashley Mangaban, Courtney Otto and Cassie Foy all won twice on Saturday to lead the Cougars to the victory.

Pink Out Slated

Seven different Lady Colonels picked up wins in the Freedom Conference shutout over FDU-Florham Saturday afternoon in New Jersey.

Wilkes’ women’s lacrosse team will hold a Pink Out during its home game against Rosemont on Monday – slated for 4 p.m. at the Ralston Athletic Complex – to support the Susan G. Komen breast cancer awareness foundation. The Lady Colonels have sold many pink shirts and a limited amount of them will be made available at the gate for $10 with all proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The game will also look to feature a pink ball.


Manhattanville 8, King’s 1

Monarch freshman Chris DiMino won the lone winners for his team, improving his singles mark to 8-2. Wilkes 9, FDU-Florham 0

Chelsea Manes scored three goals for the Lady Monarchs, while Krystina Villarrael and Amanda Harney each netted two.

Evan Katz, Wes McCollum, Clarke Freeman, Dakkota Deem, Alex Makos and Brandon Helfrich were all two-time winners for Wilkes.

Eastern 21, Wilkes 2

Eastern 8, Misericordia 1

Wilkes 9, FDU-Florham 0

King’s 7, Manhattanville 2

The Lady Monarchs won their first Freedom Conference match of the season as Rachel Hoffnagle, Maria Cometa, Nicole Molina, Jen Bader and Lauren Breen were all singles winners.


Cougars’ Dunn sets records

Jillian Dunn (100, 400 hurdles) set school records in both events for Misericordia at Messiah. Her teammate Marina Orrson (800) was third, but also set a school record, while Stephanie Grow won the 400 and Ashlee Ward won the high jump. On the men’s side Sean Ciborowski won the 400 hurdles and was second in the 110 hurdles. Senior Frank Redmond set a new school mark finishing sixth in the 1500.


Flyers finally secure division Plekanec also scored for the Canadiens.

The Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA — Scott Hartnell and Andrej Meszaros each scored two goals, and the Philadelphia Flyers clinched the Atlantic Division title and the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 7-4 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday night. The Flyers blew leads of 2-0 and 3-2 before Hartnell put them ahead for good late in the third period. The Flyers open defense of their conference championship next week against the No. 7 seed — likely the Buffalo Sabres. Even with 47 wins, the Flyers are stumbling into the playoffs. They failed to hold leads against one of the worst teams in the league and yanked postseason starting goalie Sergei Bobrovsky, but snapped a fivegame losing streak (0-3-2) and ended a six-game skid at home (0-2-4). Rangers 5, Devils 2 NEW YORK — Captain Chris Drury scored his first goal of the season in a surprise return to the lineup and Ryan McDonagh netted the first of his NHL career during a three-goal second period as the New York Rangers rallied for victory over the New Jersey Devils and then earned a spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs. The Rangers earned the win in their regular-season finale in front of an excited and nervous crowd at Madison Square Garden. New York then had to wait several hours to see if it would claim the No. 8 seed. The Rangers did when Carolina lost at home to the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 on Saturday night. Once their own game was in hand, the Rangers heard their fans chanting “Let’s Go Lightning.” The message worked. New York edged out Carolina by two points and will face the top-seeded Washington Capitals in the first round of the postseason. The Hurricanes would have gotten into the playoffs based on a tiebreaker had they beaten the Lightning. Lightning 6, Hurricanes 2 RALEIGH, N.C. — Vincent Lecavalier had a goal and an assist, and the quick-starting Tampa Bay Lightning beat

Bruins 3, Senators 1 BOSTON — Nathan Horton scored a tiebreaking goal early in the second period, Tim Thomas stopped 31 shots and the Boston Bruins won their regular season home finale 3-1 over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. It was the Bruins’ seventh win in 10 games and left them in contention for the Eastern Conference’s second seed with Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. Boston must win its regularseason finale Sunday in New Jersey to have a chance. The Senators missed the playoffs for the second time in three seasons.


The Flyers’ Danny Briere jumps on Scott Hartnell after Hartnell scored a goal in the first period Saturday against the Islanders.

Carolina to eliminate the Hurricanes from playoff contention. Lecavalier, Dominic Moore and Steven Stamkos scored during a 6-minute, 32-second flurry in the first period. The Lightning led 4-0 midway through the second and held on to send the New York Rangers into the Eastern Conference playoffs as the No. 8 seed. Martin St. Louis had two assists before he and Simon Gagne scored empty-netters in the final 21⁄2 minutes. Mike Smith made 42 saves for the Lightning, who matched a club

record with their 46th victory and closed the regular season with wins in seven of eight. Canadiens 4, Maple Leafs 1 TORONTO — Brian Gionta scored two goals and Carey Price made 27 saves to help the Montreal Canadiens wrap up the regular season with a 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night. Montreal finished with the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference, setting up a first-round matchup with the rival Boston Bruins. Ryan White and Tomas

Panthers 1, Capitals 0 SUNRISE, Fla. — Bill Thomas scored with 6:05 remaining and Tomas Vokoun made 28 saves to help the Florida Panthers close the season by snapping a 10-game losing streak with a 1-0 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night. Washington, which lost for only the third time in 20 games (16-3-1), had clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference on Friday when Philadelphia lost to Buffalo. Despite Washington having nothing at stake, Alexander Ovechkin and the other Capitals stars played in the team’s season finale. The one exception was defenseman Mike Green, who sat out his 20th consecutive game since sustaining a head injury on Feb. 25. Green had been expected to make his return to action on Saturday. Michal Neuvirth made 22 saves for the Capitals. Sabres 5, Blue Jackets 4 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Paul Gaustad scored the winner late on a power play, and four other Buffalo players scored as the Sabres held on to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-4 on Saturday night in the season finale for both teams. With the game tied 3-3, Drew Stafford and Gaustad, who also had an assist, scored on a fiveminute major to former Buffalo captain Craig Rivet for high sticking Tyler Ennis.

to win over Comets The Times Leader staff

WILKES-BARRE – Pat Condo picked up the pitching win for Holy Redeemer as the Royals defeated Crestwood, 6-3 on Saturday in a Wyoming Valley Conference baseball game. Condo pitched 6 2/3 innings, striking out seven for the winners. Steve Ruch, Christian Choman and Cody Tsevdos each had two hits for Redeemer in the win. Choman added two RBI. Zach Berg had a two-run home run for the Comets in the loss. Holy Redeemer ab Malloy cf 3 Condo p 4 Ruch 3b 4 Choman dh 3 Byorick rf 0 Ritsick 1b 0 Ringsdorf c 2 Policare 2b 2 Tsevdos lf 3 Dunsmuir ss 2 Totals

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Lake-Lehman 14, Northwest 4

Cole Barbacci and Brian Mathers both picked up three RBI as Lake-Lehman earned a victory over Northwest on Saturday. Barbacci, Josh Everett and Troy Shurites each doubled while Ryan Murphy scored three runs. Justin Cornell gave up one unearned run and struck out three to pick up the win. For the Rangers, Tyler Pegarella and Matt Korea had RBI as Korea recorded the team’s only extra-base hit. Kyle Stempien got the loss after giving up nine runs in the first inning. Northwest

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The Comets pulled out the home victory as Alexandra Hoops doubled, blasted a home run and drove in two runs. Alyssa Davies earned the win with seven Ks in seven innings. Sidney Kotch doubled in a run for the Royals.

Holy Redeemer....................... 000 200 0 — 2 Crestwood................................ 202 010 x — 5 WP – Alyssa Davies, 7IP, 5H, 2R, 2ER, 0BB, 7K; LP – Sara Warga, 7IP, 4H, 5R, 4ER, 1BB, 1K; 2B— CRE: Alexandra Hoops, Corey Gallagher. HR: Sidney Kotch. HR – CRE: Hoops. Top hitters – CRE: Hoops 2-for-3, 2RBI; Ashley Casem 1-for-2, RBI. HR: Kotch 1-for-2, RBI; Warga 1-for-3, run

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Rachel Linso had nine strikeouts and picked up the win as Northwest won. Sara Gleco and Olivia McCorkel both had two hits in the win. Brie Headman struck out nine batters in the start for the Black Knights. Tiffany Oplinger went 4-for-4 in the loss.

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Selinsgrove 10, Dallas 7

Emily Capitano, Madeline Mulhern and Cara Pricher each scored two goals and Kelsey Maas chipped in with one goal, but the Mountaineers dropped the home contest. Mulhern also added three assists in the setback.


Meyers 83, Nanticoke 63

Robert Waiters placed first in the long jump as well as running on the winning team in the 400 relay as the Mohawks defeated Nanticoke. Joe Badowski placed first in the discus and the shot put for the Trojans.

3200 RELAY -- 1. MEY (Snyder, Bevan, Brown, Moran) 9:18; 2. NAN. 110 HURDLES -- 1. NAN Zanetti 18.1; 2. Mey Walters; 3. MEY Dimaggio. TRIPLE JUMP -- 1. MEY Brown 36’2; 2. MEY Dress; 3. Mey Robertson. 100 -- 1. NAN Zanetti 12.1; 2. MEY Arnold; 3. MEY Proctor. 1600 -- 1. NAN Weron 5:44; 2. NAN Allabaugh; 3. MEY Snyder. SHOT PUT -- 1. NAN Badowski 41’7 ½; 2. MEY Bjorkman; 3. MEY Bejczkowski. 400 -- 1. MEY Sweeney 58.6; 2. NAN Blank; 3. MEY Roberisa. 400 RELAY -- 1. MEY 49.9. 300 HURDLES -- 1. NAN Zannetti 45.9; 2. MEY Snyder; 3. MEY Walters.POLE VAULT -- 1. NAN Steeber 9’6; 2. MEY Kozub; 3. NAN Holt. DISCUS -- 1. NAN Backowski 107’5; 2. MEY Bjorkman; 3. MEY Kisbaugh. LONG JUMP -- 1. MEY Waiters 15’6; 2. MEY Brown; 3. MEY Robertson. 800 -- 1. NAN Weron 2:14; 2. MEY Moran; 3. NAN Wolfe. 200 -- 1. NAN Zannetti 24.9; 2. MEY Arnone; 3. MEY Benczkowski. 3200 -- 1. NAN Allabaugh 12:17; 2. MEY Lehner; 3. MEY Rodriguez. JAVELIN -- 1. no event. 1600 RELAY -- 1. NAN 3:54. HIGH JUMP -- 1. MEY Anderson 5’2.

GIRLS Dallas 5, Wyoming Area 3

Travis DeBona homered for the Mountaineers and Marc Noyalis threw five solid innings to pick up the win as Dallas won on the road. Dylan Maloney went deep for the Warriors. Dallas

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Meyers 91, Nanticoke 42

Amilyn Konopki placed first in the 100 hurdles and the 300 hurdles for Meyers. Connie Medura won the 800 for Nanticoke.

3200 RELAY -- 1. no event 110 HURDLES -- 1. MEY Konopki 19.3; 2. MEY Quinones; 3. NAN Lopez. TRIPLE JUMP -- 1. MEY Lewis 29’8. 100 -1. MEY Sauer 13.4; 2. MEY Wilboard. 1600 -- 1. NAN Medura 6:37; 2. NAN Gronkowski; 3. MEY Langan. SHOT PUT -- 1. MEY Lavery 33’9 ½; 2. NAN Dougherty; 3. MEY Sawchuk. 400 -- 1. NAN Carne 72.7; 2. MEY Moses; 3. NAN Swanberry. 400 RELAY -- 1. MEY 58.1. 300 HURDLES -- 1. MEY Konopki 55.7; 2. MEY Quinones; 3. NAN Lozz. POLE VAULT -- 1. MEY McGrane 6’. DISCUS -- 1. MEY Lanay 78’3; 2. NAN Dougherty; 3. MEY Sawchuk. LONG JUMP -- 1. MEY Lewis 13’5; 2. MEY Moses; 3. MEY Dempsey. 800 -- 1. NAN Medura 3:07; 2. NAN Grankoski. 200 -- 1. MEY Squek 28.9; 2. NAN Swanberry; 3. NAN Rarne. 3200 -- 1. MEY Kovok 14:10; 2. NAN Gronkowski. JAVELIN -- 1. no event. 1600 RELAY -- 1. MEY (Moses, Saver, Lewis, Wilborn) 5:06; 2. NAN. HIGH JUMP -- 1. NAN Reese 4’2; 2. MEY Mahalak.


World champ tears ACL; needs surgery The Associated Press

BERLIN — Reigning world gymnastics champion Aliya Mustafina will have surgery Tuesday to repair a torn ACL. The Russian team initially thought Mustafina had injured her meniscus when she landed awkwardly on a vault during the all-around competition at the European championships on Friday. But tests showed she tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee, according to her official

website. Mustafina grimaced when she landed her vault, staying upright long enough to salute the judges before crumpling to the ground and grabbing her knee. She had to be carried off the mat and was taken out of the arena in a wheelchair. It is not known how long Mustafina be out. The world championships, which are also the main qualifier for the 2012 London Olympics, are in October.


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Scott, Cabrera, Watson post low round By NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Adam Scott will take a 67 any day at Augusta National. Doing it on moving day at the Masters made it that much better. The Australian made up some serious ground on the Masters leaderboard Saturday after matching Angel Cabrera and Bubba Watson for low round of the day. Tied for sixth at 7-under, Scott is five shots behind leader Rory McIlroy. “I felt like I played OK the first two days, just a little bit off,” Scott said. “But today, everything kind of fell into place. It was nice to get a bit of momentum going and keep it going for most of the round.” Cabrera, Watson, Charl Schwartzel and Bo Van Pelt also made big moves. Cabrera, the 2009 Masters champion, and Schwartzel are tied for second at 8-under with K.J. Choi and Jason Day, while Van Pelt is in eighth place behind Scott and Luke Donald. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SEVE: Seve Ballesteros’ birthday is still a big deal, even if he’s not at the Masters.


He barely moved. Mickelson made only three birdies in the third round for a NOTEBOOK 71, leaving him nine shots out of the lead and in need of an The two-time champion, who improbable comeback if he wants to win a fourth green is not here as he battles brain jacket and rise to No. 1 in the cancer, turned 54 on Saturday. world. Several European players After making 18 birdies last tweeted birthday wishes to the weekend to win the Houston Spaniard before they teed off, Open, Mickelson feels he can’t including third-round leader make anything at all. Rory McIlroy, and Jose Maria “Yeah, it’s been a little frusOlazabal called Ballesteros trating on the greens,” he said. before he left for Augusta Na“I putted so well last week at tional. “I called to say ‘Happy Birth- Houston, I expected to come day,’ and to pass along all of the out this week and kind of light it up. And I have struggled good wishes from the rest of the champions,” said Olazabal, getting the right reads, I struga fellow Spaniard and two-time gled getting the right speed. I just have struggled to get it Masters winner. going this week.” Ballesteros is undergoing The biggest comeback in chemotherapy, which Olazabal Masters history was eight shots said “takes a toll” on him. But he has been following the Mas- by Jack Burke Jr. in 1956, the ters, where Ballesteros’ second year Ken Venturi shot 80. ONE GOOD MEMORY: victory in 1983 set off a wave of Rickie Fowler has one good dominance by European golfers. A European won the green memory to take from an otherjacket eight of the next 11 years. wise disappointing afternoon. The 22-year-old was paired LEFTY’S LAMENT: DefendSaturday with former Masters ing champion Phil Mickelson champion Fred Couples, who figured Saturday would be the day to go low and get back into seems to shave a dozen years or so off his age any time he the mix.

drives up Magnolia Lane. The 51-year-old, who won at Augusta National in 1992, is in contention for a second straight year, going into the final round tied for ninth at 5-under. “A couple times I had to sit back and remind myself we’re playing the Masters on Saturday and I’m getting to play with Freddie, someone who I’ve looked up to since I was a little kid,” Fowler said. “It was obviously not the round I wanted, but I was just out there a couple times reminding myself to try to calm me down a little bit and relax.” ERNIE AND THE MARKER: Ernie Els was the first to tee off Saturday, having made the cut on the number. It’s an unusual spot for the three-time major champion, so he was surprised to find that he would have company. Els played with a non-competing marker, Augusta National member Jeff Knox. The Big Easy could have played by himself, but Knox was already waiting when Els got to the first tee. “We went and played,” Els said. “I didn’t ask any questions.”

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green to a loud ovation that could be a preview to a coronation. Following him around was U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell, who missed the cut but didn’t want to miss out on his countryman having a chance to give Europe another major. “He just texted me and told me he loves me,” McIlroy said. “I don’t know if that’s him or the beer talking. No, it’s great to see him out there and I appreciate his support. He’s going to know how I’m feeling. Here’s a major champion and he got it done last year at Pebble. Hopefully, I can emulate that feeling and get a major myself.” McIlroy was at 12-under 204 and will play in the final group Sunday with Angel Cabrera, who won the Masters two years ago and is the only major champion within six shots of McIlroy. Cabrera has fallen to No. 97 in the world, with only two top 10s in the last year. He didn’t think he had much of a chance when he arrived at Augusta. But he’s starting to believe. “Now that I see that I’m playing well, I sure think I can do it,” Cabrera said. The group at 8-under 208 also includes Charl Schwartzel (68), K.J. Choi (71) and Jason Day, the 23-year-old Australian who took the lead on the front nine with a long birdie on No. 5, but paid for his aggressive putting and had to settle for a 72. The challenge from Woods, who started the third round only three shots behind, never materialized. He squandered birdie chances with a fairway metal that went too long on the par-5 eighth, a 5foot birdie putt that never had a chance on No. 9, a shocking miss for par from 2 feet on No. 11 and a three-putt par on the 15th after an amazing hook around the trees that barely cleared the water. Woods shot 74, ending his streak of 16 rounds at par or better at a major he won four times.

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pitch brought home Chris Dickerson from third. Gibson is the Minnesota Twins’ No. 1 prospect, according to Baseball America. The Red Wings answered in the bottom half, as Matt Brown lined a double to left with two outs off Hector Noesi. Trevor Plouffe scored from second, but Brian Dinkelman was thrown out at home on a 7-6-2 throw. Parraz gave theYankees a 2-1 lead in the second, belting a solo shot over the wall in left-center. But once again, Rochester tied it in the bottom half when speedy Ben Revere beat out a routine grounder to shortstop Ramiro Pena that scored Jeff Bailey from


Rory McIlroy tees off on the 18th hole during the third round of the Masters Saturday in Augusta, Ga.

The final hole summed up his day, perhaps the tournament, and the state of golf as it prepares for the next generation. Woods was settling over his shot in the middle of the 18th fairway when McIlroy holed his big putt on the 17th. For so many years, it was Woods who delivered big birdies that made everyone else take notice. This time, it was McIlroy who forced Woods to back off. He then hit his approach over the green and missed a 6-foot par putt, leaving him seven shots behind. “I just made nothing,” Woods said. “I hit the ball well all day. That wasn’t the problem. Take away the two three-putts there, a couple of unforced errors and it should have been a pretty good round.” McIlroy didn’t have to make any such excuses. He has made only three bogeys over three rounds, and no threeputts, always a key at the Masters. He and Day were tied for the lead at 9 under as they made their way through Amen Corner, and McIlroy seized control on the 13th. A bold tee shot down the left side, where Rae’s Creek winds its

way along the azaleas, gave McIlroy a clear shot on the green and he two-putted for a birdie. Day attacked the flag in the back left corner and went long, into the second cut. His delicate chip rolled back toward him, he putted up the slope about 6 feet below the hole and missed the putt to make bogey. Day fell further behind as McIlroy played well beyond his 21 years. The Australian was saved on the par-5 15th when his shot came up short, but stayed dry because the grass is not shaved as low as it normally is. He was able to get up-and-down for birdie to match another two-putt birdie by McIlroy. On the 16th, both were on the bottom shelf. Day gunned his putt about 6 feet past the hole and missed it coming back. McIlroy rolled his with better pace to pick up an easy par, and another stroke. Then came the 17th, where McIlroy hooked his approach around the pines to the back of the green, then holed the slick putt that unleashed his emotions and set off the loudest roar of the day. “It was a bonus,” he said. “After

I hit the tee shot, I would have just loved to walk away from that green with a 4 and moved on to the 18th tee. It was tracking the whole way and just dropped in the middle. It was great, because I had been waiting on a putt to drop all day, and for it to drop there, it was great timing.” It was the third straight day for McIlroy and Day to play in the same group. Saturday was different, though, and as both tried to get into position for a green jacket, there was a lot less chatter. “I still went out there and had fun,” Day said. “Obviously, I made a few disappointing choices. But I’m going to go out there tomorrow and I’ve got a game plan that I want to stick to. And if I can do that and hole some putts, hopefully I can try and chase them down.” Missing from the pack are the Americans. Bo Van Pelt was the low American after a 68 put him in eighth place, six shots behind. Woods was in the group seven shots behind along with 51-yearold Fred Couples and Bubba Watson. If an international player wins, it will be the first time ever that Americans did not own any of the four majors or the Ryder Cup.

third with two outs. In the top of the third, Brandon Laird laced a two-out single off Gibson to score Chris Dickerson with the Yankees’ third run. But in the bottom half, Jeff Bailey tied it for the third time with a one-out single off Noesi. The Yankees had a chance to break it open in the fifth, when Dickerson and Jesus Montero opened with singles. But Yorman Bazardo struck out Vazquez and then induced Justin Maxwell to hit into an inning-ending 5-4-3 double play. Solo shots by Greg Golson and Ramiro Pena put the Yankees ahead 5-3 in the top of the seventh. But for the fourth time, the Red Wings rallied to tie it in the bottom half on a two-run shot by Plouffe off Eric Wordekemper. The power surge continued in the top of the seventh when Je-

sus Montero ripped a solo homer off left-hander Chuck James to put Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in front 6-5. But then came Plouffe’s homer in the ninth. And, finally, Bailey’s shot off the railing in left-center in the 12th. It came on an 0-2 pitch. “I saw nasty slider, nasty slider – and then fastball up,” the first baseman said. “That was it.” The series continues today at 1:05. Right-hander Adam Warren pitches for the Yankees against Red Wings left-hander Scott Diamond.

Golson, lf ................................................. 5 1 1 1 Parraz, dh ............................................... 6 1 2 1 R. Pena, ss ............................................. 6 1 3 1 Totals ...................................................... 50 6 15 6 Rochester AB R H BI Revere, cf................................................ 5 0 2 1 Plouffe, ss ............................................... 5 3 3 3 Dinkelman, 2b ........................................ 6 1 2 0 Martin, dh ................................................ 6 0 0 0 M Brown, 3b ........................................... 4 0 1 1 J. Bailey, 1b............................................. 6 2 3 2 Tosoni, rf ................................................. 5 0 2 0 Re. Rivera, c........................................... 4 0 0 0 B. Roberts, lf........................................... 5 1 0 0 Totals ...................................................... 46 7 13 7 SWB 111 002 100 00–6 Rochester 111 002 001 01–7 E—SWB: Noesi. LOB—SWB 12, Atlanta 5. 2B— ROC: Plouffe, M. Brown, Dinkelman. HR—SWB: Parraz, Golson, J. Montero; ROC: Plouffe, J. Bailey. RBIs—SWB: Vazquez, Parraz (2), Laird, Golson, Pena, Montero; ROC: M. Brown, Revere, Plouffe, Bailey. SB—SWB: Dickerson, Maxwell; ROC: Revere. DP—SWB: 2; ROC: 2 SWB IP H R ER BB SO ERA Noesi ............................... 5 9 3 2 2 4 3.60 Wordekemper................ 2 1 2 2 1 0 9.00 Carlyle............................. 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 Whelan ............................ 1 1 1 1 0 2 9.00 Pendleton, L................... 2.2 2 1 1 2 1 3.38

Red Wings 7, Yankees 6 (12 inn.) Scranton-WB AB R H BI Russo, 2b................................................ 6 0 0 0 Dickerson, cf........................................... 5 2 3 0 J. Montero, c........................................... 6 1 3 1 Jo. Vazquez, 1b ..................................... 6 0 1 1 Maxwell, rf ............................................... 5 0 1 0 Laird, 3b .................................................. 5 0 1 1

ROC IP H R ER BB SO ERA Gibson .............................. 3 7 3 3 0 4 9.00 Bazardo............................. 3 5 2 2 0 2 8.31 James ............................... 2 1 1 1 1 5 2.45 Dumatrait .......................... 3 2 0 0 3 3 0.00 Gutierrez, W..................... 1 0 0 0 0 1 9.00 Ejections: Rochester Red Wings Manager Tom Nieto ejected by HP umpire Toby Basner (3rd).Umpires: HP: Toby Basner. 1B: Gerard Ascani. 2B: . 3B: David Rackley.Weather: 54 degrees, sunny.Wind: 6 mph, In from RF.T: 4:11.Att: 12,498.

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Giant Center. That was a little payback for Hershey’s 2-1 victory in WilkesBarre/Scranton’s building the previous night. "We knew we had to respond after (Friday) night," Curry said. "They came into our building and out-played us. We want to go into the playoffs proving to everyone out there, and to ourselves, that’s not how we play." Saturday night was more like the Penguins. David Marshall tallied the lone goal of the first period by taking a pass from Brian Strait and wrapping it around Hershey goalie Holtby and into the net with 13.3 seconds to play in the opening period. "(Friday) they took it to us a little bit," Marshall said. "But guys responded and put it on their shoulders today." Marshall’s tally opened the floodgates against Holtby, who shut down Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in Hershey’s 2-1 victory Friday and came in with a goalsagainst average of 2.22. The Penguins nearly doubled that in less than 28 minutes. Brett Sterling sizzled home a shot with 6:30 gone in the second period for a 2-0 Pens lead, and that grew to 3-0 just 30 seconds later when Nick Petersen whistled home a power play shot. Then Bryan Lerg and Marshall played pitch and catch with the puck until Lerg lifted a laser over Holty for a 4-0 Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton lead with just under eight minutes remaining in the second quarter. But those weren’t the only big shots of the night. The game began with a flurry of fists, instigated by Hershey winger Ashton Rome. After throwing a couple of knees at the Penguins in the game’s first five minutes, Rome started throwing punches, pummeling the unsuspecting Zach Sill to the ice. With Sill trying to fight back from his back, Rome continued chopping away long after Sill had hit the ice - a rarity in hockey.

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In fact, getting hurt may have given him more motivation. When no other program wanted to take a chance on Bartuska, Dominican College offered him a scholarship for the 2010 season. The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) is a wooden bat league, which was a plus for the 21-year-old; he wouldn’t have to worry about aluminum bats. His debut with the Chargers was excellent as he piled up a 7-2 record with a 2.40 ERA and 91 strikeouts in just 75 innings pitched in 2010, leading the Chargers to the conference championship. He was so impressive that Major League Baseball scouts started getting more and more interested. To date, Bartuska has filled out paper work for eight different MLB teams and could get drafted as high as the 10th round in June’s Amateur Draft. His strong 2010 campaign also led him to being rated as one of the top collegiate pitchers in the country in the offseason. He picked up many accolades including a Small School Preseason All-American nod by Baseball America and a first-team selection to the All-CACC Team. He also landed on the Tino Martinez Award watch list, which is an award given to the most outstanding player in Division II college baseball. He was on the initial list released in February. The list updates later this month with the semifinalists slated to be announced in May and the finalists and winner announced after the DII Baseball Championships are held May 28 to June 4 in Cary, N.C. “I’m honored to have those,”


That prompted another round moments later, when Penguins enforcer Jesse Boulerice first caught his balance after nearly tumbling to the ice, then dropped Hershey’s big man Patrick Wellar with a hard left hook. There was more of the same in the second period, when Penguin Ryan Schnell and Hershey’s Phil Oreskovic squared off for Saturday night fights. And WilkesBarre/Scranton’s Joe Vitale was smack in the middle of the skirmish inside Hershey’s cage. "Both teams wanted to make a statement," Marshall said. "Neither team wanted to back down. You’ve got Boulie (Boulerice), Schnell fighting, you’re playing hard." But for the most part, fans at Hershey’s sold-out Giant Center were mainly hooked on the action. The bulk of it was defensive entertainment by both teams. But Curry proved the standout until the final two minutes. Just after Hershey’s 5-on-3 expired, the Bears still holding a man advantage for more than 40 seconds, Curry stepped up to stymie the charging Bears. He stopped three consecutive wicked shots in one sequence, including two dead-on attempts that boomed off his blockers. "Our penalty kill was unbelievable that first period," Marshall said. "I think we killed about 10 minutes off, including a 5-on-3." There was more of the same for Curry through the second period and most of the third, until Hershey scored twice 31 seconds apart. Penguins .................................................... 1 3 0 — 4 Bears........................................................... 0 0 2 — 2 First Period - 1. Penguins, Marshall 5 (Strait, Boulerice), 19:46. Penalties - Penguins, Sill (fighting), 5:11; Bears, Rome (fighting), 5:11; Penguins, Boulerice (fighting), 5:18; Penguins, Schnell (delay of game), 5:18; Bears, Wellar (fighting), 5:18; Penguins, Street (interference), 6:31; Penguins, Bortuzzo (cross-checking), 8:54; Penguins, Thompson (delay of game), 12:50; Bears, Greentree (interference), 13:09. Second Period - 2. Penguins, Sterling 27 (Vitale, Lerg), 6:30; 3. Penguins, Petersen 3 (Street, Sterling), 7:00; 4. Penguins, Lerg 15 (Marshall, Mormina), 12:07. Penalties - Penguins, Schnell (fighting), 4:29; Bears, Oreskovic (fighting), 4:29; Bears, Souray (delay of game), 6:30; Penguins, Vitale (goaltender interference), 9:21; Penguins, Lerg (delay of game), 19:54. Third Period - 5. Bears, Gordon 27 (Aucoin, Kane), 18:01; 6. Bears, Lacroix (Carroll, Fahey), 19:32. Penalties - Bears, McNeill (cross-checking), 11:21. Shots on goal - Penguins 10-10-5=25; Bears 98-12=29. Power-play opportunities - Penguins 1 for 3; Bears 0 for 6. Goaltenders - Penguins, Curry (2313-0-2) (29 shots, 27 saves); Bears, Holtby (17-102-5) (25 shots, 21 saves). A - 5,535. Referee - Jeff Smith. Linesmen - Bob Goodman, Jameel Chaudry.

Bartuska said. “A lot of people give me attention from seeing what I did last year. I just kept my head in the game and stayed motivated.” After a slow start to the 2011 season for Dominican, the 6-foot, 175-pounder has got his groove back. He started the campaign with a 0-2 record and an ERA nearing double digits and attributed the cold start to the cold weather. He has bounced back in a big way and earned CACC Pitcher of the Week honors last week. Entering the weekend, he has won three straight decisions to move his record to 3-2 and hasn’t given up an earned run in 182⁄3 frames to lower his earned run average to 3.08. He’s averaging over a strikeout per inning with 28 in 261⁄3 innings so far this season and hasn’t allowed a home run. In his last start on Monday, he picked up the victory by going seven innings, fanning nine and giving up only three walks, five hits and an unearned run. His goals for the season are to improve on last year’s numbers by getting over 100 strikeouts, lower his ERA below 2.00 and increase the velocity on his fastball from 92 to 94 mph. Even though he has proven that he has recovered from the injury, he still has those random flashback moments. Some of that has to do with bats breaking. Last year, he broke 13 opponents’ bats and four of the barrels landed around the pitcher’s mound. “It was a big step coming here because it’s wooden bat and although it’s different from a metal bat, the bats break,” he said. “It’s a scary site seeing that coming back at you.” The scariest scene recently has been for hitters trying to figure out Bartuska’s pitches to get solid hits.

He is going to be all right trying to fight his way to more major league playing time. Because once he got a taste of some major Continued from Page 1C league success, Golson got hunHe goes back to that thrilling gry for more of the same. outfield play of September as a motivator. Paul Sokoloski is a Times Leader “Once that play happened,” sports columnist. You may reach him Golson said, “it was like, ‘Here we at 970-7109 or email him at go.’”





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April 2 Rochester W, 4-3

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Having led the U.S. National Junior Team into several World Junior Championships, Penguins coach John Hynes knows the importance of playoff home ice.

No place like home record in the AHL and the Eastern Conference title, the Penguins will have home ice Nobody knows the imporadvantage for as long as their tance of home ice advantage postseason run takes them. As better than Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton Penguins head coach a result, the Penguins will enjoy the benefits of less travel and John Hynes. Before he became a coach in more time at home away from the ice. the AHL, Hynes led the U.S. “We don’t want to blow it out National Junior Team into of proportion, but a big thing is several World Junior Chamjust the comfort of home ice pionships. and familiar surroundings,” Competing against teams said captain Ryan Craig. such as Russia, Canada and Defenseman Andrew HutchSweden, home ice during the inson is a big proponent of the championships wasn’t about less travel benefit that comes staying at your home rink but with home ice advantage. As a playing in your home country. member of the Texas Stars last “There’s a distinct home ice season, Hutchinson’s team was atmosphere in those tournaments,” Hynes said. “You’re not the lowest seed in the Western Conference after just battling the sweeping the Rockteam. You also ford IceHogs in the have to battle the “…a big thing is crowd.” just the comfort first round. That meant Playing in of home ice and Texas spent the Canada, for exfamiliar surmajority of their ample, no doubt playoff run on the provides a huge roundings.” road. momentum Ryan Craig “We got stuck on swing for the the road for two young Canadian weeks. Everyone players. It’s such was a little drained and we a huge swing that Hynes said dropped the first two games of players can play a level higher than their ability just riding the the series against Hamilton,” Hutchinson said. adrenaline rush created by a Texas went on to turn things raucous home crowd. And sometimes there is more around and beat Hamilton, but they didn’t have much left in than just hockey to fire up the the tank for a finals matchup home crowd. “We won a World Champion- against Hershey, losing in six ship in Slovakia (2002) and we games. Hutchinson said the lack of played Russia in the final,” home ice advantage was a Hynes said. “We won and the factor. crowd booed our national an“We didn’t put up much of a them. fight. The travel is draining on “It’s not just hockey. It’s nayou, especially in long playtional pride.” While geography does play a offs,” he said. Even though the Penguins part in the spirit of an AHL have home ice advantage wraphome crowd – think WilkesBarre/Scranton and Hershey, it ped up for the entire playoffs, is more about winning when it they still have to deal with a bit of travel and will have to play in comes to the postseason. hostile environments on the But from a player’s standroad. point, there are numerous And if they get complacent perks that go along with having after wrapping up the regular home ice advantage in the playoffs. After claiming the best season as the top team in the By TOM VENESKY


Penguins center Ryan Craig, left, has helped the team secure home-ice throughout the playoffs with a 55-18-3-4 record.

league, the road can be a very dangerous place in the postseason. Just ask Chris Collins. As a member of the 2007-08 Providence Bruins, the postseason was highly anticipated for the team that had the best record in the AHL with a 55-183-4 mark. The Bruins swept Manchester in the first round and won their first two games in the next round against Portland. Both of those games were at home, and when the Bruins traveled to Portland for the next three games of the series, things took a drastic turn for the worse. “They beat us three straight. Then they eliminated us at home in Game 6. It was a complete shock to us,” Collins said. “We learned that the road, especially Portland, is a tough place to play.” So what do the Penguins need to do to avoid a similar fate?

“Just because we have home ice advantage, we can’t take anything for granted,” Collins said. “You can’t get too comfortable. Playoff hockey is a completely different world.” But that doesn’t mean the Penguins aren’t going to utilize their home ice advantage as often as they can. From the fans to the comforts of spending more time in a familiar city, home ice is definitely a perk. And it also has its advantages on the ice as well. The home team gets to make the last line change during a game, allowing the home coach to get the matchups he wants on the ice. The center for the home team has to put his stick down last on faceoffs, affording another advantage that can go a long way in game management. Considering that Hynes places a lot of emphasis on strategy and details, the on-ice benefits of home ice should suit him well in the playoffs.

“Things like that do help,” Hynes said. “Line matchups and game management things are important. The biggest thing to me is game management.” Craig said when it comes to home ice advantage and managing the game, the Penguins have been preparing for it over the last two months. “We’ve been working on matchups and getting guys used to doing those types of things that go on in the playoffs,” Craig said. “You want to make sure you take advantage of home ice in all situations.” But, as if taking a cue from Collins’ experience with Providence, Craig stressed that the Penguins have to look at their home ice advantage in the short term. “We don’t want to look too far ahead,” he said. “We have home ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs, and then we’ll go from there.”

Player: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins forward Bryan Lerg Remember Bryan Lerg’s overtime game-winning goal against Hershey on March 27? The one where he made a beautiful toe-drag move around Hershey’s Keith Aucoin and roofed the puck into the net? It was the type of goal that will be replayed on Penguins highlight reels for seasons to come, and it also entrenched Lerg as one of the team’s most talented stickhandlers. Aside from skating, stickhandling is the most important skill in hockey. Lerg does it extremely well. Read on to learn his secrets and how you can make a wicked toe-drag move of your own. Hands and body: “When you have the puck, you’re carrying it ahead of you most of the time. A lot of it has to do with the stick position of your opponent. If his stick is out, sometimes you have to hold the puck out to the side. One of the most important things is you have to use your body. Whether you’re Keven Veilleux’s size or a guy who is my size, you have to put yourself in the best position to check the puck. Being a smaller guy I sometimes have to put the puck more in my feet, use my butt and legs and sneak around. Somebody like Kev can use his reach. Don’t look down: “Once that hitting comes for young kids, if you’re looking down at your stick all game you’re going to get drilled. You learn quick. I remember at hockey schools we’d wear these little blinders and we wouldn’t be able to look at the puck. That’s how you develop a feel for it. Just keep your head up and feel for the puck. I’m always working on it” Neutral zone: “My preference is to stickhandle through the neutral zone. Move it around a bit because you never know if you’ll have to chip it or make a move. I keep stickhandling coming through the neutral zone to be ready for the D to make a move on me. Your options are open and you’re not just pushing the puck up.” The right stick: “The general rule is when you’re on your skates your stick should go up to your chin. I play with a longer stick, it goes up to my nose. Whatever you’re comfortable with. The shorter your stick, it’s easier to handle the puck. But if you can play with a longer stick and still handle the puck, go for it. It can make your shot harder.” Practice: “I work on it every day before and after practice. Go between pucks and cones, tight turns, put it in my feet, kicking it out to myself. Stuff like that. Even try little moves that you may not try in a game, try them in practice because that makes your hand-eye and your feel for the puck better.” And the toe-drag move: “It’s not something you just happen to do. You have to work at it. I extend my reach out to the left, when you see the defenseman or goalie coming toward you and you think you might have him, I lift the heel of my blade off the ice and pull the toe back in toward my body and bring the puck with me. Hopefully they bite on it and you get around them. It’s not always the best play, but it looks good when you do it. You have to do it at the right times.”


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Matt Kenseth (17) challenges Brad Keselowski (2) for the lead as they come out of Turn 4 during the Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday.

Kenseth ends 76-race drought in Texas Matt Kenseth led 169 out of 334 laps for his first victory since February 2009. By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer

FORT WORTH, Texas — Matt Kenseth had a dominating run at Texas, breaking a 76-race NASCAR Sprint Cup winless streak Saturday night. Kenseth led 169 of 334 laps at the 11⁄2-mile, high-banked track for his 19th career victory, his first since California in February 2009. Since his other win at Texas in 2002, Kenseth had four runner-up finishes, including last fall behind Denny Hamlin, and six

other top-10 finishes at the track. This time, the No. 17 Roush Fenway Ford was only trailing late behind Tony Stewart and Kurt Busch when both of those drivers were out of sequence on stops and trying to stretch fuel in hopes of catching a caution. Lucky for Kenseth, there were no yellow flags at the wrong time. Kenseth went back ahead to stay with 13 laps to go when Busch had to make his final stop and give up a 8.2-second lead. Kenseth finished 8.315 seconds ahead of Clint Bowyer. “Over two years, I didn’t know if I’d get a chance to get here again,” Kenseth said in Victory Lane. It was a weekend sweep at Tex-

as Motor Speedway for car owner Jack Roush after Carl Edwards won the Nationwide race Friday night. Roush has 16 NASCAR wins in Texas — eight in Cup, seven in Nationwide and one in Trucks. All four of Roush’s drivers finished in the top seven. Edwards finished third, 17 seconds back, with Greg Biffle fourth and polesitter David Ragan seventh. Edwards took over the season points lead by nine over Kyle Busch, who finished 16th. Stewart had gone 58 laps since his last stop with 58 laps to go, and had nearly a 17-second lead over Kenseth and more than 19 seconds over Bowyer when he made his stop.

Any chance for a victory ended when Stewart got penalized for speeding on pit road. He finished 12th, the last driver on the lead lap even though he coasted across the finish line after running out of fuel. Kurt Busch finished 10th. While Kenseth had led only five laps in the first six races this season, he got to Texas coming off three consecutive finishes in the top six and had been in the top 12 for every race since an accident in the season-opening Daytona 500 led to a 34th-place finish. Kenseth became the career laps leader at Texas, pushing his total to 669 laps in 18 starts.

The first night race of the season was also the first ever run under the lights at Texas, which hosted its 21st Sprint Cup race since the track opened in 1997. Denny Hamlin finished 15th and Kevin Harvick 20th, both being denied trifectas. Harvick had won the last two Cup races this season at Martinsville and California. Hamlin swept both races at Texas last season and was trying to become the first driver to win three consecutive Cup races at the track. Both had problems early in the race, Harvick getting a penalty in the pits on the first stop and Hamlin with some power problems in his car.


Toby’s Corner deals Derby favorite Uncle Mo first defeat A surge in the final stretch leads to upset at Wood Memorial. By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Sports Writer

NEW YORK — Uncle Mo is unbeaten no longer. Toby’s Corner surged past Uncle Mo and Arthur’s Tale in the stretch to post a shocking upset in the $1 million Wood Memorial at Aqueduct Racetrack on Saturday. Uncle Mo came into the Grade 1 Wood as the early favorite for the Kentucky Derby in four weeks, but that will all change after one of the biggest upsets in the 87-year history of the Wood. Sent off as the overwhelming 110 favorite against what was supposed to be a weak field, Uncle Mo controlled the race from the start. But when the10 3-year-olds turned for home, Uncle Mo could not come up with his usual strong finish despite jockey John Velazquez’s best efforts. First Arthur’s Tale went past him, then Toby’s Corner went past both of them to win by a neck. Un-

cle Mo, ridden by John Velazquez, was another length back in third. “I can’t say I’m shocked, but I’m disappointed,” said Todd Pletcher, Uncle Mo’s trainer. It was the first defeat for Uncle Mo after the son of Indian Charlie had rolled over the opposition in winning four races by a combined 27 lengths, including the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at Churchill Downs to cap his 2-year-old championship season. Not one rival was given much of a chance to topple mighty Uncle Mo in the Wood, but on a bright, sunny day, it was Toby’s Corner who came through. Toby’s Corner, the second betting choice at 8-1, came into the race off a third-place finish in the Gotham Stakes last month at Aqueduct. But the chestnut colt is a son of Bellamy Road, who won the 2005 Wood by a record 17 lengths. Secretariat’s loss to stablemate Angle Light in 1973 is considered the biggest upset in Wood history, but this one has to be pretty close after all the prerace buildup centering on Uncle Mo, owned by Mike Repole.


In this handout photo released by the New York Racing Association, jockey Eddie Castro, front, rides Toby’s Corner, to victory in the Wood Memorial ahead of John Velazquez on Uncle Mo.

Pletcher, who won his first Derby last year with Super Saver, is likely to bring Uncle to Churchill Downs if he comes out of the Wood in good physical shape. “It goes without saying that if he wins by 10 today he goes in there (the Derby) with quite a bit differ-

ent morning line than he is now,” Pletcher said. “It doesn’t mean we’re not going to go, it doesn’t mean we are going to go. “We’ll see how he comes out of it and make sure he’s physically OK, that’s a priority.” Norman Asbjornson was fourth,

followed by Isn’t He Perfect, Starship Caesar, Son of Posse, Preachintothedevil and Duca. Toby’s Corner returned $19.40, $7 and $2.50. Arthur’s Tale paid $11 and $3.30, and Uncle Mo returned $2.10 to show. The winning time was 1:49.93.

Midnight Interlude surprises with win by a head at Santa Anita The third option for trainer Bob Baffert won by running 1 1-8 miles in 1:48.66. By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer

ARCADIA, Calif. — Bob Baffert suddenly has a third option for the Kentucky Derby. Midnight Interlude scored a surprising victory in the Santa Anita Derby on Saturday, giving the Hall of Fame trainer a record sixth win in the $1 million race. The colt rallied in the stretch

under Victor Espinoza to beat Comma to the Top by a head in the West’s biggest prep for the May 7 Kentucky Derby. Midnight Interlude ran 1 1-8 miles in 1:48.66. Sent off at 13-1 odds by the crowd of 31,523, Midnight Interlude paid $29.80, $12 and $6. It was Baffert’s third win on the day’s card. Midnight Interlude was the least accomplished of Baffert’s Kentucky Derby possibilities, having lost his first two races before winning for the first time on March 20.

The Factor has garnered most of the attention for the three-time Kentucky Derby-winning trainer, and he’s set to run next weekend in the Arkansas Derby. Jaycito was supposed to run Saturday, which would have given Baffert two starters, but was scratched a day earlier because of a foot injury. If Jaycito recovers, Baffert plans to run him in the April 23 Coolmore Lexington Stakes at Keeneland for his final Derby prep. Comma to the Top, who led most of the way, returned $9.20 and $5.80, while Mr. Commons

was another 21⁄4 lengths back in third and paid $3.60 to show. Silver Medallion, the 5-2 favorite, was fourth, followed by Anthony’s Cross, Indian Winter, Bench Points, Quail Hill and Offlee Wild Boys. The victory represented a dramatic turnaround for Baffert and Espinoza from a year ago. That’s when Baffert had the favorite, Lookin At Lucky, ridden by Garrett Gomez, who had a troubled trip and finished third. Espinoza was on a horse called Who’s Up. Lookin At Lucky got squeezed down along the rail,

forcing Gomez to stand up in the saddle. Gomez accused Espinoza of bouncing him off the rail, and went after Espinoza after the race, landing punches before the two were separated. Baffert was furious at Gomez for putting his horse into that spot. He later asked Espinoza, “Are you trying to kill my jockey?” Baffert’s wife, Jill, lit into Espinoza, asking why he tried to unseat Gomez. Espinoza repeatedly denied any wrongdoing, but the damage to his long relationship with Baffert was done.

WASHINGTON — Andray Blatche scored 23 points, John Wall had 19, and the Washington Wizards dealt the playoff-bound Atlanta Hawks their fourth straight loss, 115-83 on Saturday night. The reeling Hawks, who are set to play Orlando in the playoffs, are heading into the postseason in less than ideal shape. The Wizards broke a 12game losing streak against Atlanta, have won four of six and are probably playing their best this season. They have just 10 healthy players — including five rookies and three who played in the NBA D-League this season. Al Horford led the Hawks with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Joe Johnson had 16 as coach Larry Drew pulled his starters early in the fourth quarter. Washington got off to a fast start, taking a 16-6 lead while hitting seven of their first nine shots. Thanks to a spurt from recent D-League refugees Othyus Jeffers and Larry Owens, they increased their lead to 44-25 four minutes into the second quarter. Only 13 straight Atlanta points by Jamal Crawford kept them somewhat close, but that was all he scored. Washington led 61-46 at halftime — with twice as many rebounds as the Hawks — 26-13. A 9-0 run made it 76-53 midway through the third quarter, and the Wizards outscored Atlanta 27-11 in the fourth. Washington had seven players who scored in double figures. Jianlian Yi had 15, Jeffers had 13 points and 11 rebounds, JaVale McGee 12, Owens and Maurice Evans 10 each. The last time Atlanta played here on Feb. 5, they reached a season-high 15 games over .500 after their win. Since then, they’re just 11-18, and soon after traded Evans, Jordan Crawford and Mike Bibby to the Wizards for Kirk Hinrich and Hilton Armstrong. Bibby quickly negotiated a buyout from Washington, and Crawford, who was buried on Atlanta’s bench, has flourished with the injuryravaged Wizards. In his first game against his former team, Crawford picked up three fouls in the first half, and hit just three of nine from the field, but had eight assists. Bucks 108, Cavaliers 101 MILWAUKEE — Drew Gooden had his first career triple-double and John Salmons scored 32 points as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers. Gooden had 15 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists for the Bucks, hitting doubledigits in all three stat categories in the middle of the third quarter. Baron Davis scored 19 points and Ramon Sessions added 15 for the Cavaliers in a matchup between two teams that have been eliminated from playoff contention. Spurs 111, Jazz 102 SAN ANTONIO — Richard Jefferson scored 20 points and the San Antonio Spurs began resting up with the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference secured, beating the Utah Jazz. The Spurs (61-19) have two games left and are 11⁄2 games ahead of Chicago for the NBA’s best record. Protecting that lead will likely fall to the bench as San Antonio focuses on keeping fresh for the playoffs. DeJuan Blair had 12 points starting in place of Antonio McDyess, who got the night off. Coach Gregg Popovich said he won’t be overplaying anybody through the next week.


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The Phillies’ Carlos Ruiz, right, high-fives teammates after hitting a grand slam in the seventh inning of Saturday’s game against the Atlanta Braves.

Ruiz slams door on Braves ATLANTA — Carlos Ruiz hit a pinch-hit grand slam and drove in five runs, and Roy Oswalt earned his first victory over Atlanta as the Phillies rolled to a 10-2 win over the Braves on Saturday. With Brian Schneider starting behind the plate, Ruiz sat out the first six innings. He still set his career high for RBIs with his slam in the seventh and run-scoring double in the eighth. Oswalt (2-0) gave up five hits and two runs, one earned, in six innings. The Braves were the only National League team Oswalt had not beaten. Schneider gave the Phillies a 3-2 lead with his two-run homer off Brandon Beachy (0-1) in the fourth. The Phillies had 15 hits, including eight for extra bases. Mets 8, Nationals 4

NEW YORK — Carlos Beltran hit two early home runs but it was his routine flyball in the sixth inning muffed by left fielder Jerry Hairston Jr. that sparked a three-run rally, and the New York Mets got several

rare clutch hits in beating the Washington Nationals 8-4 Saturday night. Ike Davis hit a two-run triple in the sixth to give New York a 5-4 lead after Hairston’s brother, Scott, struck out. Pinch-hitter Daniel Murphy had an RBI single through a drawn-in infield to give the Mets two big hits after they went 1 for 17 with runners in scoring position the previous two games. Brewers 6, Cubs 0

MILWAUKEE — Prince Fielder drove in four runs with a career-high three doubles, Chris Narveson pitched seven shutout innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Saturday night. Narveson (1-0) struck out nine and ran his scoreless streak to 13 innings over his first two starts after working out of trouble multiple times. Rockies 6, Pirates 4

PITTSBURGH — Ty Wigginton hit a tiebreaking, three-run double in the eighth inning to give Colorado a 6-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sat-

DETROIT — Bruce Chen allowed three hits over six impressive innings, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Saturday. Wilson Betemit and Alcides Escobar drove in runs in the second inning for Kansas City, and Jeff Francoeur added a sacrifice fly in the ninth. White Sox 4, Rays 2

CHICAGO — A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run double and Phil Humber pitched a career-high six innings to lead the Chicago White Sox over the sputtering Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Saturday in a game that got a little testy at the end.







PB—Hundley. Umpires—Home, Ed Hickox;First, Ed Rapuano;Second, Brian O’Nora;Third, Alfonso Marquez. T—4:19 (Rain delay: 3:08). A—32,585 (42,691).

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SAN DIEGO — Tony Gwynn Jr. singled in the go-ahead run against his former team with two outs in the 11th inning Saturday and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 in a game that had been suspended at 1:40 a.m. after four rain delays totaling 3 hours, 36 minutes.

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Marlins 7, Astros 5

HOUSTON — Greg Dobbs homered and drove in three runs and the Florida Marlins beat the Houston Astros 7-5 on Saturday night. Dobbs was in the lineup at third base because Donnie Murphy moved to shortstop with All-Star Hanley Ramirez out with a bruised leg.


Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, right, celebrates with second baseman Robinson Cano after their 9-4 victory over Boston.

BALTIMORE — Adrian Beltre homered to cap a six-run third inning, and the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 13-1 Saturday night to earn a doubleheader split. In the first game, Orioles rookie Zach Britton took a


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Orioles 5, Rangers 0, Game 1 Rangers 13, Orioles 1, Game 2


Dodgers 4, Padres 2, 11 innings Suspended from Friday

urday night, keeping the Rockies atop the NL West four straight days for the first time since 2006. With the bases loaded, Wigginton ripped a shot off reliever Jose Veras (0-1) and past diving third baseman Pedro Alvarez into the left-field corner.

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Felipe Lopez took exception to an inside pitch from Chris Sale in the ninth inning, then flipped his bat in the lanky left-hander’s direction after hitting a solo home run. When Lopez crossed home plate, he and Pierzynksi went nose-tonose and jawed at each other for a couple of seconds, but there was no pushing or shoving.


San Francisco 5, St. Louis 4, 12 innings Pittsburgh 4, Colorado 3, 14 innings Florida 4, Houston 3 Atlanta 6, Philadelphia 3 Chicago Cubs 7, Milwaukee 4 Arizona 13, Cincinnati 2 San Diego 2, L.A. Dodgers 2, tie, 9 innings, susp., rain Saturday's Games Philadelphia 10, Atlanta 2 L.A. Dodgers 4, San Diego 2, 11 innings, comp. of susp. game Colorado 6, Pittsburgh 4 Florida 7, Houston 5 Milwaukee 6, Chicago Cubs 0 Washington at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Cincinnati at Arizona, 8:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, 8:35 p.m. St. Louis at San Francisco, 10:05 p.m. Sunday's Games Washington (Marquis 0-0) at N.Y. Mets (C.Young 1-0), 1:10 p.m. Colorado (Chacin 1-0) at Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 0-0), 1:35 p.m. Philadelphia (Hamels 0-1) at Atlanta (D.Lowe 1-1), 1:35 p.m. Florida (Ani.Sanchez 0-0) at Houston (Happ 0-1), 2:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Coleman 0-0) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 1-0), 2:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Ely 0-0) at San Diego (Harang 1-0), 4:05 p.m. St. Louis (Lohse 0-1) at San Francisco (Zito 0-0), 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Leake 1-0) at Arizona (J.Saunders 0-1), 4:10 p.m. Monday's Games Colorado at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Houston, 8:05 p.m. St. Louis at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. Cincinnati at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.

Martin belts 2 HRs as Yanks roll

Royals 3, Tigers 1


AMERICAN LEAGUE Friday's Games Boston 9, N.Y. Yankees 6 Detroit 5, Kansas City 2 Minnesota 2, Oakland 1 Texas at Baltimore, ppd., rain Tampa Bay 9, Chicago White Sox 7 Toronto 3, L.A. Angels 2 Cleveland 12, Seattle 3 Saturday's Games Saturday's Games N.Y. Yankees 9, Boston 4 Kansas City 3, Detroit 1 Chicago White Sox 4, Tampa Bay 2 Baltimore 5, Texas 0, 1st game Oakland 1, Minnesota 0 Texas 13, Baltimore 1, 2nd game Toronto at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m. Cleveland at Seattle, 9:10 p.m. Sunday's Games Kansas City (Hochevar 0-1) at Detroit (Porcello 0-1), 1:05 p.m. Texas (Holland 1-0) at Baltimore (Jakubauskas 0-0), 1:35 p.m. Oakland (McCarthy 0-0) at Minnesota (S.Baker 0-1), 2:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Niemann 0-1) at Chicago White Sox (Floyd 0-0), 2:10 p.m. Toronto (Jo-.Reyes 0-0) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 2-0), 3:35 p.m. Cleveland (Tomlin 1-0) at Seattle (Bedard 0-1), 4:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 0-0) at Boston (Beckett 0-1), 8:05 p.m. Monday's Games Texas at Detroit, 1:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Oakland at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Cleveland at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Toronto at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. NATIONAL LEAGUE Friday's Games Washington 6, N.Y. Mets 2


BOSTON — Russell Martin hit two of New York’s four homers and the Yankees rebounded for a 9-4 win over Boston on Saturday, one day after becoming the only team to lose to the Red Sox this season. Curtis Granderson and Robinson Cano also went deep for the Yankees, who already have 18 homers through eight games. The Red Sox have allowed 19 in their eight games. David Robertson (1-0) pitched 1 2-3 perfect innings after starter Ivan Nova was lifted with one out in the fifth with the Yankees leading 7-4. Clay Buchholz (0-2) allowed five runs on eight hits in 3 2-3 innings as Boston’s starters continued to struggle. The Red Sox cut their deficit to 5-4 with three runs in the fourth before Granderson hit a two-run homer in the fifth. Cano and Martin added solo shots in the sixth and seventh.




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two-hitter into the eighth inning, and Baltimore got homers from Nick Markakis and Mark Reynolds in a 5-0 victory that ended the Rangers’ run as the last unbeaten team in the majors. After going quietly in the opener, Texas unloaded on Orioles starter Jake Arrieta (1-1) in the nightcap. Arrieta gave up eight runs and six hits, including homers to Beltre and Mike Napoli, in 3 1-3 innings. Athletics 1, Twins 0

MINNEAPOLIS — Gio Gonzalez pitched six sharp innings and the Athletics’ offense was just a little less futile than Minnesota’s in Oakland’s 1-0 victory over the Twins on Saturday night.

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Brewers 6, Cubs 0 Milwaukee r h bi ab r h bi JeBakr 2b 0 1 0 Weeks 2b 3 1 1 0 Mateo p 0 0 0 Morgan cf-rf 3 1 1 1 Smrdzj p 0 0 0 Braun lf 4 3 2 1 SCastro ss 0 1 0 Fielder 1b 4 0 3 4 Byrd cf 0 1 0 McGeh 3b 4 0 0 0 ArRmr 3b 0 1 0 YBtncr ss 4 0 0 0 Soto c 0 1 0 Kotsay rf 3 0 1 0 Gomez C.Pena 1b 4 0 1 0 pr-cf 0 1 0 0 ASorin lf 4 0 0 0 Nieves c 2 0 0 0 RJhnsn rf 3 0 0 0 Narvsn p 2 0 0 0 Garza p 2 0 0 0 Green p 0 0 0 0 Grabow p 0 0 0 0 Reed ph 1 0 0 0 Barney ph-2b 1 0 0 0 Estrad p 0 0 0 0 Totals 32 0 6 0 Totals 30 6 8 6 Chicago.............................. 000 000 000 — 0 Milwaukee.......................... 202 010 01x — 6 DP—Milwaukee 2. LOB—Chicago 7, Milwaukee 9. 2B—Byrd (4), Braun (1), Fielder 3 (4). 3B—Morgan (2). SB—Gomez 2 (3). S—Morgan, Narveson. IP H R ER BB SO Chicago Garza L,0-1.............. 52⁄3 8 5 5 3 8 Grabow..................... 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Mateo ........................ 1 0 0 0 0 2 Samardzija............... 1 0 1 1 4 1 Milwaukee Narveson W,1-0...... 7 6 0 0 1 9 Green ....................... 1 0 0 0 0 0 Estrada..................... 1 0 0 0 1 1 WP—Narveson. Umpires—Home, Dan Iassogna;First, Dale Scott;Second, Jerry Meals;Third, C.B. Bucknor. T—2:45. A—42,478 (41,900). Chicago

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Dodgers 4, Padres 2, 11 innings Suspended from Friday Los Angeles San Diego ab r h bi ab r h bi Furcal ss 4 0 0 0 Venale rf 4 1 1 0 Carroll ph-ss 0 0 0 0 Bartlett ss 5 0 1 0 Blake 3b 5 2 1 0 OHudsn 2b 4 1 2 1 Ethier rf 4 0 1 0 Cantu 1b 5 0 1 0 Kemp cf 4 0 3 1 Ludwck lf 5 0 0 1 Uribe 2b 5 1 1 0 Headly 3b 3 0 0 0 Loney 1b 5 0 1 0 Maybin cf 5 0 3 0 Thams lf 2 0 0 0 Neshek p 0 0 0 0 Paul lf 2 0 1 0 Hundly c 5 0 1 0 Hwksw p 0 0 0 0 Richrd p 0 0 0 0 Miles ph 0 1 0 0 Luebke p 2 0 0 0 Broxtn p 0 0 0 0 Qualls p 0 0 0 0 Barajs c 5 0 0 0 CHuntr ph 1 0 0 0 Lilly p 2 0 0 0 Grgrsn p 0 0 0 0 MacDgl p 0 0 0 0 Adams p 0 0 0 0 Jansen p 0 0 0 0 Hawpe ph 1 0 0 0 HGmnz ph 1 0 0 0 Bell p 0 0 0 0 Guerrir p 0 0 0 0 Frieri p 0 0 0 0 Kuo p 0 0 0 0 Denorfi cf 1 0 0 0 Gwynn lf 2 0 2 1 Totals 41 410 2 Totals 41 2 9 2 Los Angeles............... 000 101 000 02 — 4 San Diego .................. 000 020 000 00 — 2 E—Kemp (1), Hundley (1). DP—Los Angeles 1, San Diego 1. LOB—Los Angeles 10, San Diego 12. 2B—Kemp (4), Uribe (1), Cantu (1). SB—Carroll (1), Blake (1), Kemp (2), Venable (1), Bartlett 2 (3), Maybin 3 (3). S—Carroll. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Lilly............................ 41⁄3 7 2 2 2 3 MacDougal .............. 2⁄3 0 0 0 1 0 Jansen ...................... 1 0 0 0 1 2 Guerrier .................... 12⁄3 1 0 0 0 1 Kuo ........................... 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Hawksworth W,1-0.. 2 0 0 0 1 3 Broxton S,4-4 .......... 1 1 0 0 1 0 San Diego Richard..................... 1 1 0 0 0 0 Luebke ..................... 4 0 1 0 2 5 Qualls BS,1-1 .......... 1 3 1 0 0 1 Gregerson................ 1 0 0 0 0 1 Adams ...................... 1 0 0 0 0 0 Bell ............................ 1 3 0 0 0 0 Frieri L,0-1 ............... 11⁄3 2 2 2 1 1 Neshek ..................... 2⁄3 1 0 0 1 2 Richard pitched to 1 batter in the 2nd. HBP—by Frieri (Miles). WP—Luebke, Neshek.

A M E R I C A N L E A G U E Yankees 9, Red Sox 4 Boston ab r h bi ab r h bi Gardnr lf 5 0 0 0 Crwfrd lf 5 1 1 0 Jeter ss 4 0 1 0 Pedroia 2b 4 1 3 2 Teixeir 1b 5 0 0 0 AdGnzl 1b 4 0 0 0 AlRdrg 3b 5 1 2 0 Youkils 3b 4 0 1 1 Cano 2b 5 2 3 1 Ortiz dh 5 0 0 0 Swisher rf 4 1 1 1 J.Drew rf 2 1 1 0 Grndrs cf 3 2 1 2 Lowrie ss 4 0 3 0 Chavez dh 5 1 3 1 Sltlmch c 4 0 1 0 Martin c 4 2 2 4 Ellsury cf 4 1 0 1 Totals 40 913 9 Totals 36 410 4 New York ........................... 020 321 100 — 9 Boston ................................ 001 300 000 — 4 E—Lowrie (1). DP—New York 1. LOB—New York 8, Boston 10. 2B—Cano (4), Chavez 2 (2), Pedroia 3 (3). HR—Cano (2), Granderson (2), Martin 2 (3). CS—Jeter (1). IP H R ER BB SO New York Nova ......................... 41⁄3 7 4 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 Robertson W,1-0 .... 12⁄3 Chamberlain ............ 1 0 0 0 0 2 Ayala......................... 2 3 0 0 1 1 Boston C.Buchholz L,0-2 .... 32⁄3 8 5 4 3 2 Doubront .................. 11⁄3 3 2 2 0 1 Aceves ..................... 2 2 2 2 1 2 Wakefield ................. 2 0 0 0 0 1 HBP—by Nova (J.Drew). Umpires—Home, Chris Guccione;First, Mike Winters;Second, Mike Everitt;Third, Mark Wegner. T—3:26. A—37,488 (37,493). New York

Orioles 5, Rangers 0 First Game Baltimore ab r h bi ab r h bi Kinsler 2b 4 0 0 0 BRorts 2b 4 0 0 0 Andrus ss 3 0 0 0 Markks rf 4 1 1 1 Hamltn lf 4 0 2 0 D.Lee 1b 4 0 1 0 ABeltre 3b 4 0 0 0 Guerrr dh 4 1 1 0 MiYong dh 4 0 0 0 Scott lf 1 1 1 0 N.Cruz rf 2 0 1 0 Pie pr-lf 0 0 0 0 Napoli 1b 2 0 0 0 AdJons cf 4 1 1 1 Torreal c 3 0 1 0 MrRynl 3b 3 1 2 3 Borbon cf 3 0 1 0 Wieters c 3 0 0 0 CIzturs ss 3 0 0 0 Totals 29 0 5 0 Totals 30 5 7 5 Texas.................................. 000 000 000 — 0 Baltimore ............................ 131 000 00x — 5 E—Napoli (1). DP—Texas 2, Baltimore 3. LOB— Texas 5, Baltimore 4. 2B—Torrealba (2). HR—Markakis (1), Mar.Reynolds (1). CS—Scott (1). IP H R ER BB SO Texas C.Lewis L,1-1 .......... 6 6 5 4 1 4 Tobin......................... 2 1 0 0 1 0 Baltimore Britton W,2-0 ........... 72⁄3 4 0 0 3 2 Berken ...................... 11⁄3 1 0 0 0 1 HBP—by C.Lewis (Scott). WP—C.Lewis. Umpires—Home, Marty Foster;First, Jeff Nelson;Second, Bill Welke;Third, Tim Tschida. T—2:22. A—0 (45,438). Texas

Rangers 13, Orioles 1 Second Game Texas Baltimore ab r h bi ab r h bi Kinsler dh 4 1 1 1 BRorts 2b 3 0 0 0 Andrus ss 5 1 1 2 CIzturs ss 0 0 0 0 Hamltn cf 5 2 2 2 Markks rf 3 0 0 0 ABeltre 3b 5 3 3 3 D.Lee 1b 3 0 0 0 MiYong 2b 5 1 2 0 Guerrr dh 4 0 1 0 N.Cruz rf 3 1 1 4 Fox c 4 0 0 0 DvMrp lf 3 0 0 0 AdJons cf 4 1 2 1 Napoli c 4 2 2 1 MrRynl 3b 3 0 0 0 Andino Morlnd 1b 3 2 1 0 lf-ss-2b 4 0 0 0 Hardy ss 1 0 0 0 Pie lf 2 0 1 0 Totals 37131313 Totals 31 1 4 1 Texas ............................... 006 200 104 — 13 Baltimore.......................... 010 000 000 — 1 E—B.Roberts (2). DP—Baltimore 3. LOB—Texas 5, Baltimore 7. 2B—Kinsler (2), A.Beltre (1). HR— A.Beltre (2), N.Cruz (5), Napoli (3), Ad.Jones (2). SB—Andrus (1), Dav.Murphy (2). SF—N.Cruz. IP H R ER BB SO Texas Harrison W,2-0........ 7 2 1 1 1 3 Strop ......................... 1 1 0 0 2 3 M.Lowe..................... 1 1 0 0 1 0 Baltimore Arrieta L,1-1............. 31⁄3 6 8 8 2 5 Rupe ......................... 22⁄3 1 0 0 3 1 Jakubauskas............ 3 6 5 5 2 2 Balk—Strop 2. Umpires—Home, D.J. Reyburn;First, Bill Welke;Second, Tim Tschida;Third, Jeff Nelson. T—2:47. A—36,243 (45,438). White Sox 4, Rays 2 Chicago ab r h bi ab r h bi Fuld rf 5 0 1 0 Pierre lf 4 0 0 0 Damon lf 4 0 1 0 Bckhm 2b 4 0 1 1 BUpton cf 3 0 0 0 Rios cf 3 1 0 0 DJhnsn dh 2 1 0 0 Konerk 1b 4 2 1 0 Zobrist 2b 4 0 1 1 Quentin rf 2 0 0 0 FLopez 3b 4 1 1 1 Przyns c 3 0 2 2 EJhnsn ss 4 0 1 0 AlRmrz ss 2 0 0 0 Ktchm 1b 3 0 0 0 Teahen dh 3 0 1 0 SRdrgz ph 1 0 0 0 Morel 3b 4 1 2 1 Jaso c 2 0 0 0 Shppch ph 1 0 1 0 Totals 33 2 6 2 Totals 29 4 7 4 Tampa Bay......................... 010 000 001 — 2 Chicago.............................. 001 100 20x — 4 LOB—Tampa Bay 8, Chicago 10. 2B—Zobrist (2), E.Johnson (1), Konerko (1), Pierzynski (2), Teahen (1), Morel (2). HR—F.Lopez (1). SB—Fuld (5), Beckham (1), Rios (1). S—Pierre. SF—Beckham. IP H R ER BB SO Tampa Bay W.Davis L,0-2.......... 6 5 2 2 3 4 J.Cruz ....................... 2⁄3 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 McGee...................... 1⁄3 A.Russell.................. 1 0 0 0 0 0 Chicago Humber W,1-0......... 6 4 1 1 2 4 Ohman H,1 .............. 1 0 0 0 1 1 Santos H,1 ............... 1 0 0 0 1 1 Sale S,1-2 ................ 1 2 1 1 0 1 HBP—by W.Davis (Quentin). WP—J.Cruz. Umpires—Home, Kerwin Danley;First, Paul Nauert;Second, Doug Eddings;Third, Dana DeMuth. T—2:43. A—26,378 (40,615). Tampa Bay

Royals 3, Tigers 1 Detroit r h bi ab r h bi Getz 2b 0 0 0 AJcksn cf 4 0 0 0 MeCarr cf 0 0 0 Rhyms 2b 3 0 1 0 Gordon lf 1 1 0 Ordonz dh 4 0 1 0 Butler dh 1 2 0 MiCarr 1b 4 0 0 0 Kaaihu 1b 0 0 0 VMrtnz c 3 0 0 0 Francr rf 1 1 1 Raburn lf 4 1 1 1 Betemt 3b 0 1 1 JhPerlt ss 4 0 1 0 B.Pena c 0 0 0 Inge 3b 3 0 0 0 AEscor ss 0 0 1 C.Wells rf 2 0 1 0 Boesch ph-rf 0 0 0 0 Totals 28 3 5 3 Totals 31 1 5 1 Kansas City ....................... 020 000 001 — 3 Detroit................................. 000 000 001 — 1 DP—Detroit 2. LOB—Kansas City 4, Detroit 6. 2B—Butler (2), Ordonez (1). HR—Raburn (1). CS— Butler (1). SF—Francoeur. IP H R ER BB SO Kansas City Chen W,1-0 ............. 6 3 0 0 1 7 Crow H,1 .................. 11⁄3 1 0 0 0 1 Collins H,1 ............... 1⁄3 0 0 0 2 1 Tejeda H,2 ............... 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Soria S,2-3............... 1 1 1 1 0 1 Detroit Coke L,0-2 ............... 62⁄3 3 2 2 4 7 2 1 1 0 1 Weinhardt ................ 11⁄3 Thomas .................... 1 0 0 0 1 0 Weinhardt pitched to 2 batters in the 9th. Umpires—Home, Andy Fletcher;First, Tim Welke;Second, Jim Reynolds;Third, Mike DiMuro. T—2:29. A—33,810 (41,255). Kansas City

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The numbers are staggering. •3.9 million •850,000 •8,800 •15,000 The first two numbers represent the total number of trout the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will stock this season and the amount of licensed anglers that will head out to catch them. The last two numbers are the totals of fathead minnows and mealworms that shop owner Giles Evans will sell to anglers trying to catch those trout. The first day of trout season already began on April 2 in the southeastern part of the state. But in the northeast and everywhere else it kicks off on April 16, and that’s when the aforementioned numbers will become a reality as anglers line the banks of area streams and lakes stocked with trout. According to PFBC executive director John Arway, opening day of trout season is about more than numbers. It’s about families and tradition.

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Matt Kehr helps his son Joshua 11, dump a bucket of fish into Lily Lake on Friday for the start of the season Saturday.

“Opening day is a huge event for so many families and their children,” Arway said. “In fact, the regional opening day and the traditional open-

ing day are two of the biggest fishing days of the year. “It’s great if you catch trout, but the day is really about getting out of the house, en-

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Addressing trout concerns By TOM VENESKY

As a commissioner on the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission board, Kingston resident Norm Gavlick is well aware of how important trout season is to the agency. The Pennsylvania Game Commission has the first day of deer season, and the PFBC has an equivalent with the trout season opener, he said. In order to keep the opening day of trout a popular tradition in the state, the PFBC is constantly looking at ways to make improvements for anglers and the resource. Changes are approved by Gavlick and the other nine commissioners

on the board, and angler input plays a large role in their decision-making process. That’s why Gavlick won’t fish on opening day, but he will visit many of the stocked streams and lakes in the area. “I’ll stop by as many areas as I can to talk with anglers, get some feedback and see how things are going,” Gavlick said. Here are Gavlick’s thought on several issues impacting trout season and a few possible changes that may be on the horizon: Is it possible the agency could alter the way it stocks trout so more of the fish are See GAVLICK, Page 11C

joying the outdoors and spending quality time with family and friends.” For area store owners, the days before the start of trout


See TROUT, Page 10C

Opening day trout should be problem-free for anglers Below-normal temperatures and high water levels shouldn’t affect much. By TOM VENESKY

Norm Gavlick, a Kingston resident, is the PFBC Commissioner.

season will be spent working long hours in their shops, selling bait, lures, rods and reels. Evans, who owns Brady and Cavany Sporting Goods in Tunkhannock, will stay open until 9 p.m. on the days leading up to the opener, and then open his doors at 5:30 a.m. on April 16 for those anglers needing some last minute items while they travel to their favorite fishing spot. While the long hours can be exhausting, Evans said he enjoys the build-up leading to the first day and the anticipation felt by the anglers who come through his door. “It’s an enjoyable time because I get to see a lot of friends and good customers that have been coming in before trout season for years,” Evans said. Joe Lasecki, owner of Nimrod Haven Sporting Goods in Hanover Township, will also open earlier and stay later to accommodate customers gearing up for trout season. Like Evans, the days before the start of trout season bring many familiar faces into Lasecki’s store. “There’s guys that come in

The week before the opening day of trout season is pretty predictable for Waterways Conservation Officers: stock trout and patrol. But it is anything from mundane. The days leading up to the trout season opener are some of the busiest for WCO’s, but it’s a time of year they anticipate as much as the anglers heading out to the water on April 16. “I enjoy it,” said WCO Aaron Lupacchini, who patrols part of

I T ’ L L COST YO U The fine for fishing a stocked trout water before opening day is $50 plus costs, which brings the total to approximately $100, Lupacchini said. In addition, those caught can lose their fishing license and face a $20 fine for each trout caught.

Luzerne and Columbia counties. “I like getting out talking to the anglers and seeing them catch the fish that we’ve been releasing. I feel the same anticipation that they feel.” WCO John Cummings, who also covers parts of Luzerne and Columbia counties, will spend this Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday stocking trout See ANGLERS, Page 11C

he first day of trout season can be a pretty intimidating proposition for a child. The banks of most stocked lakes and streams are usually packed with anglers standing shoulder to shoulder waiting for the 8 a.m. start. For a child, finding a place to stand among the wall of anglers can be a daunting task. And trying to cast can be downright terrifying. Unfortunately, it may take more work just to try to fish than to actually catch a fish. But there is a solution. Give youth anglers – those 16 years old and younger, their own opening day of trout season. The Pennsylvania Game Commission has successfully implemented several youth-only seasons, giving young hunters a head start when it comes to hunting for squirrels, rabbits, pheasant, spring gobbler and antlerless deer. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission can do the same thing with trout. Sure, the agency does several things now that are child-friendly. Adults are allowed to assist children by casting and baiting hooks and they don’t need a license to do it. The agency also offers two Fish for Free days each year, which are also beneficial to children because it allows their parents to take them fishing without having to buy a license. But the biggest incentive that the agency offers children is they don’t have to buy a license or a trout stamp until they are 16. Just turn them loose with a rod and reel and let them hit the water without having to worry about coming up for the dough for a license. It’s a good move. And so is a youth trout season opener. It would be the equivalent of a statewide kids fishing derby, and as long as parents are allowed to help out by baiting hooks and casting lines, the turnout could be significant.

ADULTS NEED TO BE WILLING Of course, such an event wouldn’t be possible without adult anglers being willing to step aside for a day and letting children have the first crack at stocked trout. There are numerous in-season stockings both during the week and on Saturdays after the season opens April 16, so there is plenty of time for adult anglers to hit their favorite trout water. And adults would still have their opening day… it would just come after the children had theirs. I pitched the idea to PFBC commissioner Norm Gavlick, and he was intrigued. The board meets tomorrow and Tuesday in Harrisburg, and Gavlick said he would mention the idea to his fellow commissioners and get their thoughts. “An early trout opener for youth? It’s worth talking about,” Gavlick said. Let’s hope the PFBC board feels it’s worth pursuing. Aside from catching fish, one of the most exciting aspects for a child is the anticipation that comes with standing along a stream or lake waiting for the clock to hit 8 a.m. to start the season. It’s a build-up that is only rivaled by the first day of deer season. It’s something that the PFBC should address to make sure the first day of trout season is not only exciting for children, but enjoyable as well. Let the kids hone their casting skills without worry by giving them plenty of space along a stocked stream or lake. Let them have a trout season opener of their own.


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and you know what to get them before they even ask,” Lasecki said. “I can have it ready when I see them pull into the parking lot.” Paul Scavone, co-owner of JS Sporting Goods in Wilkes-Barre Township, said the week before the trout opener ranks right next to the start of deer season as far as the busiest time of year in his store. And like the other bait shops, Scavone will open early and stay late to accommodate anglers. “Guys are already checking to see when we will be here,” he said. “We open at 6 a.m. on Saturday because a lot of guys like to get their minnows on the way to their fishing spot rather than buy them the night before.” Still, the longer hours don’t bother Scavone. After all, he said, he enjoys fishing as much as his customers and he shares their excitement for the trout season opener. “It’s a lot of fun and I enjoy talking about fishing with my customers and hearing about what’s going on,” Scavone said. “The camaraderie of the sport extends into the store as well.” If there’s one issue that gets anglers talking about the opening day of trout season, it’s the size of the fish that are stocked during the preseason. Lasecki said most of his customers have said the trout are nice this year, and Scavone has heard the same. “The guys that fished the early season in the southeast said the fish were really nice, and they seem to be pleased with the trout that have been stocked in this area too,” Scavone said. The only unknown heading into the season opener is the water conditions for area streams and the Lehigh River. Recent rainfall has pushed levels up, but if the rain holds off this week streams should be flowing at optimum levels for trout fishing. And even if things are still a bit high, Evans said it won’t discourage anglers from heading out. “Trout season is a tradition and we fish the first day no matter what the streams are like,” he said.

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with his deputies and patrolling. So far he hasn’t seen many anglers coming out to help with the stockings, but he expects that to change this week. “I expect to see them come out more especially after all the horrible weather we’ve been having,” Cummings said. That weather, particularly the rain and cooler temperatures, have made water conditions a big question mark for opening day. Cummings said he has seen anglers have success in the past when water temperatures are 38 to 40 degrees and levels are a little high. “With how soaked the aquifers are now, I think we’ll be alright,” Cummings said. “But it’s really too early to say because there’s so many variables involved.” Lupacchini said the stocked streams in his district are running a bit high because of the recent rainfall, but as of now he doesn’t expect it to have a negative impact on the first day. “I’ve been checking the streams that have been stocked and fish don’t seem to have moved,” Lupaccchini said. “It should be a good day.” Another factor contributing to a good opening day is the size of the trout being stocked this year.

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available to anglers on opening day? “We’ve been analyzing that for a while now – logisitics, which streams to stock, using more fingerlings – but no final decisions have been made yet. But there will be changes coming. It does make sense to stock streams closer to opening day and stock lakes earlier. We do know the fish move. It’s a problem. I think there will be some changes coming in time for next trout season.” Does the agency consider the native trout populations that exist in a stream before they decide

According to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, the average length and weight of a stocked trout is 11 inches and 6/ 10 of a pound. The agency raises the fish in their hatcheries for 16 to 18 months, and they stock more rainbows as opposed to brook and brown trout because they grow faster and are more economical to raise. “The fish are gorgeous since we’ve been giving them more time to grow in the hatcheries,” Cummings said. “If you’re looking to catch larger, chunkier fish, try Moon Lake, Lake Took-aWhile and Briar Creek Lake. They received their winter allocations of trout and those fish averaged 12 to 13 inches. There are plenty left for the opening day.” Add to the equation that many anglers – about half according to Cummings, practice catch-andrelease, and there should be plenty of large holdover trout from last year as well. “Some people see trout from last year and figure they don’t need to keep a limit,” Cummings said. But that’s not always the case. The temptation of fishing recently stocked waters is too much for some, and that’s why WCO’s like Cummings and Lupacchini spend countless hours, day and night, patrolling area streams and lakes to cut down on the amount of poaching that occurs before the season starts. Streams and lakes that are to stock it with hatchery fish? “Mixing native and stocked trout isn’t necessarily a good thing because the stocked trout tend to push the native population out. Maybe we can move these stocked trout to a stream with few or no native trout. But on the other hand, if the population of natives in a stream is small and fragile, maybe it’s more critical not to stock trout in those places. We’re looking at this and the current group of commissioners doesn’t take this issue lightly.” What are your thoughts on the fingerling study being conducted in the Lehigh River? “One of the goals with the Lehigh River is to turn it into a









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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Suspended Notre Dame wide receiver Michael Floyd cleared the first hurdle in his bid to return to the team when a disciplinary panel allowed him to stay at the school. “I’m grateful that I still have a chance to earn my degree from Notre Dame and be a member of the football team,” Floyd said in a statement Saturday, a day after his hearing before the Office of Residence Life. Coach Brian Kelly suspended the star wideout on March 21, the day after he was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. It was Floyd’s third run-in with the law over alcohol since 2009. He has a May 2 court date. “I know that I still need to meet the requirements set by the university and Coach Kelly, and that I have a lot of work to do that and to prove that I’ve grown from this experience,”

Floyd said. “I’m sorry again for the poor decisions I’ve made and for letting so many people down.” Kelly had no “drop-dead” date for a decision on whether he will reinstate Floyd, Notre Dame’s career leader in touchdown catches (28). The senior ranks second in school history in catches (171) and third in receiving yards (2,539). “I can only comment on what I do as a football program,” Kelly said during a news conference Saturday. “And, as you know, Michael is suspended, and that is indefinite. This is not about anything except how I handle our players.” Kelly emphasized that Floyd has a long way to go before he can return to the team. “Everybody has jumped to conclusions that Mike Floyd is going to play football. Mike has so many things on his plate that he has to handle before he can even think about football,” the coach said. “Academics, and personally, he’s got a lot of things in front of him that he has to go through before we even start thinking about football.”

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wouldn’t interfere with the stream. The stream assessments are a pro-active step that we can do, and I’d like to expand on it.”

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stocked with trout are closed to fishing from March 1 until opening day. Still, Lupacchini said he has already caught people catching and keeping trout from stocked areas. “The most common excuse they give us is they didn’t know or they didn’t think they would get caught,” he said. “When we see people poaching fish, they’re trying to catch as world class fishery. It is a lot cheaper for us to stock fingerlings, and if the program works in the Lehigh (establishing a population with fingerling trout and stocking fewer adult trout) then maybe we can make that transition to fingerlings in the river. We may have to blend stockings of adult trout and fingerlings for a few years while we make that transition.” Do you support the agency’s approach to stocking fewer, but larger trout? “It seems to be working well. The one problem is you have less fish being stocked, but other than that it does seem very popular and anglers like the larger fish.” Is gas drilling a concern when


many as they can. It’s theft. A lot of times these people don’t have licenses to begin with, so they’re basically stealing from those who bought a license and a trout stamp and wait for the opening day. We take it very seriously and we make sure are patrol schedules aren’t routine. At any given time, day or night, we can show up at any stocked stream or lake.” it comes to potentially impacting trout streams? “With the amount of drilling going on, there’s always that concern. Unfortunately we don’t have any pro-active enforcement authority. We do work closely with the state Department of Environmental Protection in reviewing permits, and the stream assessment program we have has been successful in preventing problems. A year ago we began working with colleges to assess streams that have never been assessed before and it has helped. In northern Lycoming County we assessed a stream that was never looked at and discovered a native trout population. This was just prior to a company submit-


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BOSTON — Jim Calhoun was excited to return to Fenway Park to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. The longtime Red Sox fan is in no rush to decide whether to return as coach of Connecticut. Just five days after leading the Huskies to the NCAA basketball championship for the third time, the Boston native said Saturday he hasn’t decided whether to come back for a 26th season. “I can guarantee you I haven’t made my mind up in any way,” Calhoun said. “I’m just going to try to get this team ready for next year and we’ll see what happens.” Last Tuesday, the day after the Huskies beat Butler 53-41 for the championship, Calhoun said he plans to play golf and reflect on the season before deciding whether to return.

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CHARLESTON, S.C. — First, Caroline Wozniacki broke Jelena Jankovic’s serve. Then the world’s top-ranked player broke her opponent’s spirit. Wozniacki broke Jankovic’s serve five times Saturday in a 6-4, 6-4 semifinal victory at the Family Circle Cup. Also demoralizing, Jankovic acknowledged, were the extended rallies on the green clay court. “She always makes you play an extra ball,” Jankovic said. Wozniacki reached the tournament final for the second time in three appearances. She lost to Sabine Lisicki in 2009 and will take on unseeded Elena Vesnina in today’s title match. The 20-year-old Dane had escaped her past two matches, winning two tiebreakers against Barbora Zahlavova Strycova on Thursday and overcoming a 4-2 deficit in the third set to beat Yanina Wickmayer in the quarterfinals. Wozniacki knew she couldn’t start that slowly again and make it through. “I had to be aggressive and hit it deep because (Jankovic) is such a good fighter,” she said. That was apparent as the two traded line-drive groundstrokes throughout the nearly two-hour match on the windy stadium court at the Family Circle Tennis Center. The first three games all went to deuce. Jankovic led 4-3 in the first set before Wozniacki rallied to take the final three games, breaking her opponent twice in that stretch. The back-and-forth resumed in the second set until the ultrasteady Wozniacki pounced on her opponent’s errors. Tied at 4all and up 30-love, Jankovic


The Celtics are 3-0 this season against LeBron James, second from left, and the Heat. The teams meet today in Miami.

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Elena Vesnina celebrates after defeating Peng Shuai in the Family Circle Cup semifinal Saturday in Charleston, S.C.

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MIAMI — Somehow, after 79 games, nothing between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat has been decided. Boston, 55-24. Miami, 55-24. Tied for the No. 2 spot in the Eastern Conference, one team will take a stranglehold on the race for home-court through at least the first two playoff rounds today when the Celtics and Heat meet in Miami. Boston is 3-0 in the season-series between the clubs, and has won18 of its last 20 games against the Heat since April 2007. But if Miami finds a way today, that Celtic dominance may be temporarily forgotten. “Let’s toss the ball up and play,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Saturday. “We think we’re a different team than the last three times we’ve played them, but until we prove it in between the lines, it doesn’t matter.” The Heat are understandably thrilled that Game 4 of the regular-season series is in Miami. That won’t be the case if Game 4 of a potential Heat-Celtics postseason series is also in Miami. The No. 1 seed in the East has been locked up by the Chicago

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Will Power is focusing on two things at the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. He wants to get through the first turn incident free and avoid the strategic blunder that cost him a win last year at Barber Motorsports Park. IndyCar is using a NASCARstyle double-file start and restarts for the second time today, following a season opener in which some drivers complained about the new setup. Stars Helio Cas“I just troneves and want to Scott Dixon were among make it those who work. I re- found trouble while some ally want fans were still to win it.” settling in at St. Will Power Petersburg in the first of several incidents on March 27. And this time? “I think they’re going to go early and spread them out and hopefully stop the mayhem,” Power said. Or at least postpone the crowdpleasing dustups until the race really gets going. IndyCar officials weren’t expected to make a final decision on the track-specific restart rules until race day. Power likely will be able to avoid early trouble since he’s starting up front for the second straight race this season. He captured the pole Saturday at the 2.38-mile road course, where he also qualified first last season in the track’s IndyCar debut. He squandered an opportunity for a victory last year when he made a third pit stop while other fuel-conserving drivers stayed out, costing him a lead he never recovered. Power wound up finishing fourth, and was runner-up in the championship standings to Dario Franchitti by five points after leading the series in wins and poles. A second-place finish at Barber would have pushed him to the top. The Australian came into Alabama last year trying to become the first IndyCar driver to open a season with three straight wins. “I’m very focused on winning this race,” said Power, who picked up four victories and didn’t finish worse than third on any of the other road or street courses in 2010. “I really want to win it, because I felt we had a really good car last year, a better car than we have this year with speed. We just made a wrong call down on strategy. I just want to make it work. I really want to win it.” Power will be surrounded by teammates at the start today. Ryan Briscoe will be on his outside and defending champion Helio Castroneves will be in the second group, next to Scott Dixon. “I’m very confident here,” Power said. “It’s one of my favorite circuits. I’ve got a lot of miles around here, as has everyone. It makes for a very, very tight competition, which is already very tight this year. I think you could go through the whole field, name every driver, and you can’t pick one guy that isn’t capable of winning a race. That’s what we’re dealing with now.” Justin Wilson and Oriol Servia will start in the third row, while St. Petersburg winner and twotime defending series champion Dario Franchitti opens seventh. Danica Patrick will be near the rear at No. 22 in the 26-car field. If Power remembers last year’s race mostly for the miscalculation, Castroneves has much fonder memories. He celebrated the victory with his traditional fence climbing that earned him the nickname Spiderman, and posed for a photo with his then-infant daughter, Mikaella.



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After some bright sunshine yesterday, it will be harder to come by today. The good news is that warmer air continues to feed into the region. An approaching warm front will help to boost our temperatures into the 50s again today, maybe even near 60 in spots that get a little sun. That same front will spark a few showers later this evening. But the real weather story is tomorrow. Temperatures are expected to skyrocket through the 70s tomorrow as summer-like warmth surges out of the deep South. Some spots may top out near 80. But a fast-moving cold front quickly brings up back to reality, with some showers and storms late in the day. Still, the rest of the week features temperatures at or slightly above the seasonal averages. -Ryan Coyle

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CHRYSLER `97 SEBRING Convertible. Gold

with newly installed navy top/rear window. 124,000 city miles. As is. Asking $2,600. Negotiable. 570-822-2776 or 570 709-9404 Leave Message


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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ACURA ‘07 RDX Tech Package. Leather Seats. Moonroof $19,880

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


1009 Penn Ave Scranton 18509 Across from Scranton Prep

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With Warranty. $6,992

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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

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

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

BMW `93 325 IC Convertible,

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


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

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

BUICK ‘07 LUCERNE One Owner.

DODGE ‘08 CHARGER One Owner.

Leather, CD, Alloy Wheels $16,450

CHRYSLER `02 PT CRUISER Inferno Red, flame

Local Trade. $13,942


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


GS Coupe. 1 owner, clean title. 106K, automatic. Leather interior, all power, remote start, moonroof, alloy wheels and more! $4,000 570-709-4137

AUDI ‘01 A6

2.7 T Quattro, dark 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

BMW `02 330

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

BMW `07

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

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

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

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MAZDA `04 3

Rare, Exclusive Opportunity To Own...

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

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


MAZDA `04 RX-8 Hunter Green,

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

BUICK `92 REGAL DODGE `01 STRATUS MERCEDES-BENZ `06 Custom, 4 door, HYUNDAI ‘11 SONATA SE 6 cyl. auto. 63K GLS, automatic. 4 door, automatic miles. Garage kept. C-CLASS Only 2,400 miles. Power windows, Like new. $2995. Silver with leather DEALER Current Inspection 570-825-8253


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

CADILLAC `04 SEVILLE SLS Beige. Fully loaded

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


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

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


Low mileage, One owner $7,984

CHEVROLET 2010 CAMARO V-6 Victory Red,

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


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


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


AWD, V6 & Alloys $21,920

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

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

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

FORD `07 MUSTANG GT Premium package,

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

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

Silver/grey, grey interior. Automatic, AWD, Moonroof/ spoiler package. 15,000 miles. Remainer of extended warranty. Sirius radio, 6 CD changer. Garage kept. Asking $17,000 or best offer. Call (570) 823-8403

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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

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

2002 BMW 745i

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


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

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


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

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


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


ALL FORD `10 FUSION SE JUNK CARS! CA$H CHEVY `06 COLORADO PAID black interior, all bells and whistles. $25,000 570-706-6489

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


LEXUS `98 LS 400

CHEVROLET `86 CORVETTE FORD `07 MUSTANG 4x3 manual, 3 over63,000 highway drive, 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


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NISSAN `06 SENTRA 1.8 S, Special

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

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

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2000 GMC Jimmy 4x4

‘02 Hyundai Elantra GLS 4Dr




03 Ford Windstar

02 Ford Escape


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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.


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PONTIAC ‘69 FIREBIRD 400 PORSCHE `02 BOXSTER CONVERTIBLE S Blue/white top & white interior. Recent documented frame-off restoration. Over $31,000 invested. will sell $21,500. 570-335-3127

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

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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 $ B lac k B e auty,66K ..... 10, 995 06 H y undai Tiburon G T $ V 6,32K ......................... 10, 995 06 H onda C ivic $ 995 S uper C lean,S unroof,77K . 10, 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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4 Door, 5 Speed, A/C




5 Speed, CD, Alloys, Sporty, One Owner

Freedom Pkg, 4x4, Runs Great, AT





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

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


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


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





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

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


Easter nza strravaganza Eggst

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on black, garage kept, Production #351. 14,500 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.

AWD, automatic moonroof $14,990

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


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

Celebrate the holiday with a photo of your child in our special Easter Eggstravaganza section publishing on Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011.

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SALEEN `02 SE 281 Convertible, silver

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

Surprise your child on Easter!

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




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.


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Auto, Cruise, CD, PW, PDL


Auto, one owner, Local trade $11,435

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MERCEDES-BENZ `95 NISSAN `08 ALTIMA Low mileage, 18000 miles, autoSL 500 matic, front wheel Convertible, with





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


(570) 708-0269 after 6:00PM

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Volkswagen ‘03 GTI moonroof, 5 speed,

Send your photo to arrive by Friday, April 15 at 5:00 p.m.

loaded,$9750 excellent condition, 570-578-2149


Drop off or return this completed form with your photo and a check to: The Times Leader, Easter Eggstravaganza, 15 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711. Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope to have your photo returned or pick it up at our office after April 26th. Include name and age of child on back of photo. Or, e-mail your photo along with the information below to All entries must include phone number. Name ________________________________________________________________________________ Address _______________________________________________________________________________ City _____________________________ State ______ Zip ___________ Phone ______________________ E-mail Address __________________________________________________________________________ Child’s name and age _____________________________________________________________________ I've enclosed my check for $ _______ Or, charge to credit card # ____________________________________ Expiration date ____ / ____ Security code _______ Please circle card type:

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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








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

**Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 4/30/11.

NEW 2011 LINCOLN MKZ FWD 17” Chrome Wheels, Message Center, SYNC, Side Air Curtains, AM/FM with 6 Disc CD, Pwr. Windows, Pwr. Door Locks, Leather Seats, Fog Lamps, Power Moonroof, Personal Safety with Anti-Theft System


NEW 2011 LINCOLN MKS AWD All Wheel Drive, 3.7L V6, Remote Keyless Entry, HID Headlamps, Reverse Sensing Sys., THX Sound Sys. w/6 Disc CD, 20” Polished Cast Alum. Wheels, Dual Zone Electronic Auto. Temp. Control, Pwr. Heat/ Cool Leather Seats, SYNC, Personal Safety Sys., Safety Canopy Sys., Anti-Theft Sys., Navigation Sys., Dual Panel Moonroof, Rearview Camera

All Wheel Drive, 17” Chrome Wheels, Message Center, Side Air Curtains, AM/FM with 6 Disc CD, PW, PDL, Leather Seats,SYNC, Fog Lamps, Power Moonroof, Personal Safety with Anti-Theft System VIN #3LBR769066

VIN #3LBR768027

VIN #1LBG609563

*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 4/30/11.

CALL NOW 823-8888 or 1-800-817-FORD Overlooking Mohegan Sun 577 East Main St., Just Minutes from Scranton or W-B

Plains, PA

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*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 4/30/11.

*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 4/30/11.













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

**Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 4/30/11.

NEW 2011 FORD FIESTA SE NEW 2011 FORD FOCUS SE 4 DR Auto., AM/FM/CD, Anti-Theft Sys.,Tilt, Side Curtain Air Bags, Fog Lights, 15” Alloy Wheels, Driver’s Group, Instrument Cluster, Message Center, Keyless Entry, SE Appearance Pkg., Pwr. Side Mirrors, PL, PW, Sirius Satellite Radio, Fog Lamps, Rear Spoiler, AC

Automatic, Tilt Wheel, PM, PDL, Cruise Control, Air, Heated Seats, SYNC, Advanced Trac with Electronic Roll Stability Control, Sport Appearance Pkg., Winter Pkg., Side Curtains, Rear Spoiler, AM/FM with 6 Disc CD, 15” Alum. Wheels, Keyless Entry with Keypad

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




72 Mos. *Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 4/30/11.

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

Just Minutes from Scranton or W-B


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72 Mos.

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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


Leather Interior, Alloys, Moon Roof $13,840

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

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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 `65


White with red leather interior. Black top. 289 Engine, rebuilt. 61,000 original miles. Original owners manual EXCELLENT CONDITION! $8,800. (570) 881-2447

FORD `66 Mustang Coupe.

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


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

415 Autos-Antique & Classic


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

MERCEDES-BENZ `73 450SL with Convertible

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


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

MERCEDES-BENZ `88 420 SEL 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

PONTIAC 1937 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


MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2011 PAGE 5D Boats & Marinas


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




14’ fiberglass fishing 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

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.

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

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


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

STUDEBAKER ‘31 HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘05 Rumble seat, coupe Good condition. Call for details (570) 881-7545


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


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

HARLEY DAVIDSON `01 Road King 19,000

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


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


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

SEA NYMPH ‘94 SUZUKI `99 MARAUDER 19’, 4.0 Outboard 800. 7,000 miles. motor, good condition. $6,000 or best offer. Call 570-722-4077

Must Sell. Like new. $1,700. Please Call 570-394-9413




442 RVs & Campers

DUTCHMAN 96’ 5TH WHEEL with slideout & sun

room built on. Set up on permanent site in Wapwallopen. Comes with many extras. $9,000. (570) 829-1419 or (570) 991-2135 883 cubic inch motor, Paco rigid frame, extended & raked. Low miles. $6,000 or best offer.(973) 271-1030


#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


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


KAWASAKI ‘05 NINJA 500R. 3300

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

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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

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


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

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

90’ SUNLINE CAMPER 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

SUNLITE CAMPER 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

SUZUKI 97& GSXRWhite, 600 ACURA `08 RDX Blue Good Condition. 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

YAMAHA ‘1975 80

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


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


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

YAMAHA` 08 R1 BEAUTIFUL BIKE Perfect condition.

3700 miles, new rear tire, undertail kit, cover. Price negotiable $7,800 570-852-9072

53,000 miles. AWD, Full Power, AM/FM, CD Changer, Blue Tooth, XM Radio, Leather Interior & Sunroof $22,000 (570) 814-8398

Call after 9:30 a.m.


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 AVALANCHE Dark red with tan leather interior. LT Z71 package. Sunroof. 82,000 miles. Must See! Asking $20,000 (570) 362-4143

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


Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

running boards, remote starter, extended warranty. $16,000 (570) 825-7251

Trucks/ SUVs/Vans


Trucks/ SUVs/Vans


Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

CHEVROLET `06 CHEVY`05TRAILBLAZER INTERNATIONAL ‘95 LEXUS `96 LX 450 DUMP TRUCK Full time 4WD, Pearl SILVERADO 1500 Refurbished, rebuilt white with like new 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

CHEVROLET `09 EQUINOX LS Low mileage, 15000

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 `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


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

CHEVY `05 EQUINOX LT (premium pack-

age), 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


4 Door Crew Cab LTZ. 4 wheel drive. Excellent condition, low mileage. $35,500. Call 570-655-2689


Custom Van. 67K miles. Interior has oak wood trim, carpeting, storage areas, TV, rear seat convertible to double bed, curtains. Seats 7. Power windows & seats. Custom lighting on ceiling. New exhaust system. New rear tires. Recently inspected. Excellent condition. $4,800. Call 570-655-0530


Custom Van. 67K miles. Interior has oak wood trim, carpeting, storage areas, TV, rear seat convertible to double bed, curtains. Seats 7. Power windows & seats. Custom lighting on ceiling. New exhaust system. New rear tires. Recently inspected. Excellent condition. $4,800. Call 570-655-0530

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 `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. $4,800 or best offer (570) 868-0944

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

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

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 `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 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


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

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

HONDA `03 ODYSSEY High mileage,

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


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

CHEVROLET `05 Mileage. TRAILBLAZER LT list. Low$10,000 YAMAHA` 09 VSTAR Black/Grey. 18,000 (570)709-2125 miles. Well equipped. Includes 650 CLASSIC On-Star, tow packFORD `00 WINDSTAR Like New. age, roof rack, White & tan with

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


tan leather seats all in good condition. Runs great. 150k. Asking $2,000 (570) 925-2951

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

HUMMER ‘05 H2 Yellow with black

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

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

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


MITSUBISHI `97 15’ CUBE VAN Cab over, 4 cylinder


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


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


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


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


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

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


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

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

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

PONTIAC `04 MONTANA 95,000 miles, well

maintained. Excellent overall condition. Keyless entry, built in baby seat, dual climate control. Rear air. Seats 7. Recent inspection & tires. KBB over $6300. Asking $5,000 firm. Call (570) 417-9884

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

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

457 Wanted to Buy Auto

ALL JUNK CAR & TRUCKS WANTED Highest Prices Paid In Cash!!! FREE REMOVAL Call V&G Anytime 288-8995



Accounting/ Finance



Due to a tremendous increase in sales volume, one of the area’s largest and fastest growing Dealership and Collision Center has the following OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE

FINANCE AND INSURANCE PERSON Must be detail oriented.

AUTOMOTIVE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Excellent pay and benefits including 401k plan. Apply to:

Greg Martin 577 E. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18702 570-823-8888 email:


506 Administrative/ Clerical

APPOINTMENT SETTERS NO COLD CALLING! Student? Have children in school? This schedule will work great for you! Work part time hours and bring home a full time income $10 - $15 per hour!! Part time Day or Evening • No Sales • Paid Training • Blue Cross/vision /dental •Paid vacation/ 401k • Advancement Opportunity •No experience necessary • Must be 16 yrs old Please Call To Make An Appointment

SUNDANCE VACATIONS Best Places to Work in PA 1-877-808-1158 EEO Employer

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: hrjobsearch01@ 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


Full Time position for local nonprofit. Excellent organizational skills, computer / bookkeeping with Quicken required. Send resume to:

Box 2495

c/o Times Leader 15 N. Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

RECEPTIONIST 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

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Beauty/ Cosmetology


Experienced Part Time barber needed in busy back mountain barbershop. Call 570-760-8471.


MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2011

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

566 Sales/Business Development

566 Sales/Business Development

566 Sales/Business Development


Business/ Strategic Management


Aggressive and experienced Business Account Executive needed. Primary duties include establishing new business accounts and maintaining current business relationships. Prior marketing & sales experience required. Call 570-606-7838

Let the Community Know! Place your Classified Ad TODAY! 570-829-7130


527 Food Services/ Hospitality

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


Education/ Training

Luzerne County Community College invites applications for the following positions:

Northeastern PA’s #1 arts & entertainment free weekly is looking for a sales account executive for the Weekender as well as online sales for


Berwick, Hazleton, Shamokin & Kulpmont)

PT Adjunct Faculty (All Departments)

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

PT ADJUNCT FACULTY – Accounting – Fall

Rachel A. Pugh at General Manager, Weekender Vice President of Marketing, The Times Leader

For additional information on these positions, please visit our web site at ( . Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.






Earn Extra Cash For Just A Few Hours A Day.




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.

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$360 Monthly Profit + Tips

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$560 Monthly Profit + Tips

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.

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$620 Monthly Profit + Tips

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527 Food Services/ Hospitality


Private Golf Club in Sugarloaf, Pa is seeking an experienced Banquet Manager for its upscale dining facility. Must have experience in booking functions and the overall operations of the dining room during service. Also must have excellent communication skills, team building ability, lead by example, and be able to manage change effectively. This is a year-round position. Please send resumes to: Manager 79 Country Club Lane, Sugarloaf, Pa 18249, fax 570-788-5041 or e-mail

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Hiring the following Full time position


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


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

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

515 Creative/Design 515 Creative/Design 515 Creative/Design 515 Creative/Design Wilkes-Barre Publishing Co. Wilkes-Barre Publishing Co.Wilkes-Barre Publishing Co.

IMAGING POSITION • Experience in Photoshop a must! • Experience in scanning and toning of photos. • Knowledge of both PC and MAC platforms. • Page proofing required. • Knowledge of typesetting and plating software a plus. • Must be willing to work nights and weekends. Pre-employment drug screening and background check required. Interested candidates should send letter of interest, resume and salary history to: The Times Leader Human Resources Department 15 N. Main Street • Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 No Telephone Calls Please! We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.




566 Sales/Business Development

566 Sales/Business Development

566 Sales/Business Development

566 Sales/Business Development

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

in West Hazleton is seeking experienced:

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


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair


Driver’s license and PA State Inspection required. Top starting salary, benefits, and uniforms. Call 570-237-6671


Full time. No experience necessary.

Join the Leader The Times Leaderr


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair


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


Logistics/ Transportation


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

COME TO APPLY Vending Route Drivers & Jumpers Monday, 4/11/2011, 9AM-2PM 20 Stauffer Industrial Park, Taylor. CDL not req. M-F work week! Salary/Benefits pajobs@

570-332-8168 or 570-885-0345


Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center has an opening for a Full time, Day Shift, Groundskeeper. This position is responsible for grounds maintenance using various types of equipment. Work is typically performed outside in all weather elements. The candidate will be required to perform preventive maintenance, cleaning and repairing of all equipment. Strong mechanical skills and experience with small engine repair and 2 years of landscaping education or 2 years of landscaping/grounds maintenance experience is required. Must possess current valid Pennsylvania driver license. For more information about this position and to apply online please visit www.geisinger. org/careers. Geisinger is a drugscreening employer; EOE/M/F/D/V


The Glenmaura National Golf Club seeks a qualified individual to complete horticultural duties, outdoor landscape / hardscape projects, and general maintenance on the property. Candidate for position must be hard working and self-motivated. Fulltime, salaried position with benefits. Benefits include medical, vision, dental, vacation days, sick days, uniforms, & 401K. Preemployment drug screening is required. Applications are available at our maintenance facility located near the corner of Glenmaura National Blvd. and Route 502, Moosic.


SEASONAL HELP Full time, must have

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


Logistics/ Transportation

DRIVERS Fanelli Brothers Trucking has established new and increased driver pay package and an increased sign on bonus. Due to additional business, Fanelli Bros. Trucking Co. is adding both regional and local drivers to our Pottsville, PA terminal operation. Drivers are home most nights throughout the week. Drivers must have 2-3 years of OTR experience, acceptable MVR and pass a criminal background check. The new pay package offers: • .38 cpm for qualified drivers • $1,500 sign on bonus • Paid vacations and holidays • Health/Dental/ Vision Insurance • 401K Plan Contact Gary Potter at 570-544-3140 Ext 156 or visit us at 1298 Keystone Blvd., Pottsville, PA


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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.


Logistics/ Transportation


The Times Leader, Luzerne County’s #1 newspaper, has an immediate opening for a proven sales leader. We are looking for an individual, with a strong media and digital sales background, to sell The Times Leader, Go Lackawanna and online advertising. Responsibilities include: • Background in media sales and marketing • Strong track record of prospecting and closing • Solid computer and digital sales knowledge • Superior verbal and written communication skills • High energy level and an eagerness to learn In addition to receiving invaluable training, the Times Leader offers a generous salary and commission plan and great benefits including medical, dental, 401k, insurance and more. This is a fabulous opportunity for a driven and creative individual to showcase their sales abilities. Pre-employment drug screening and background check required. Interested candidates should send letter of interest, resume and salary history to: The Times Leader Human Resources Department 15 N. Main Street • Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 No Telephone Calls Please! We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.




Starting rate of $10.50 - $13.50 per hour, depending on experience. Driving records & background checks are required for all applicants. Must have a valid PA School Bus Driver’s License and CDL. This is a perfect parttime job if you are a retiree, a young parent, or a person with a flexible schedule. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, copies of driving record, driver’s license, Act 34, 114 and 151 clearances, letters of recommendation and other supporting documentation to: Mr. Grant Palfey, Business Manager, Dallas School District, PO Box 2000, Dallas, PA 18612 All application packets must be received by Deadline: April 25, 2011 or until positions are filled. EOE


Building/ Construction/ Skilled Trades


Building/ Construction/ Skilled Trades

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: LABORER, general labor, outdoor work, and HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR, excavator, bulldozer, offroad dump truck, experience preferred.




Candidates representing all aspects of diversity are encouraged to apply.



Wilkes-Barre Publishing Co. Wilkes-Barre Publishing Co.Wilkes-Barre Publishing Co.

Pre-employment drug screening and background check required. Interested candidates should send letter of interest, resume and salary history to:

Production/ Operations


Wilkes-Barre Publishing Co. Wilkes-Barre Publishing Co.Wilkes-Barre Publishing Co.

Please send a cover letter, resume and a copy of your official transcripts to: Luzerne County Community College, John Thomas Sedlak, Dean of Human Resources, Attention: Human Resources Dept., 1333 S. Prospect St, Nanticoke, PA 18634-3899 or e-mail no later than Friday, April 15, 2011. No phone inquires please.


Production/ Operations

527 Food Services/ Hospitality

Wilkes-Barre Publishing Co. Wilkes-Barre Publishing Co.Wilkes-Barre Publishing Co.

Semester Day/Evening – All Campuses)


527 Food Services/ Hospitality

Human Resources Department

Semester (Day – Main Campus)


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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.


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


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




Production/ Operations

527 Food Services/ Hospitality



Seeking responsible individuals for 40-50 hours per week, 1 to 3 months duration, days, nights, weekends possible. Must have current 40-hour OSHA hazwoper certificate or 8-hour refresher certificate. Travel required, must have valid PA drivers license and reliable transportation.

Call 570-331-8191, or send resume to fax 570-331-8194, or email


Logistics/ Transportation


& Hazmat Certification. Must have experience to change oils and grease heavy equipment. Benefits/salary based upon experience. Apply at or fax resume to: Kriger Construction, Inc. 859 Enterprise St. Dickson City, PA 18519 Fax: 570-383-3214 EOE

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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 @

566 Sales/Business Development


Logistics/ Transportation

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: 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.

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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

601 Kidder Street, Wilkes-Barre

Production/ Operations


Production/ Operations



548 Medical/Health


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@

DRIVER will operate





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.


Requires 5 years of medical billing management experience. Must have a thorough understanding of CPT and diagnosis coding, claims filing, electronic claims submission requirements, accounts receivable and billing collections management. Excellent communication & team management skills required. Compensation based on experience. Excellent benefits package including 401K. APPLY ONLINE: www.icare SUBMIT RESUME: HR Dept. 703 Rutter Ave. Kingston, PA 18704 Fax: 570-287-2434 IMMEDIATE OPENINGS! •3-11 PCA •EVENING RECEPTIONIST Apply in Person No Phone Calls TIFFANY COURT 700 Northampton St Kingston, PA

Village at Greenbriar Assisted Living


Aides - All Shifts •Housekeeping •Dietary Aide •Cook •Lifeguard - Certifications required Apply within: 4252 Memorial Hwy Dallas, PA 18612


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

560 Quality Assurance/Safety


OSHA 30 or equal qualifications. 100% pre-employment drug testing. Competitive wages. Health, dental, vision, and 401k. Send resume to: PO Box 1668 Plains, PA 18705 E.O.E.

Sales/Retail/ Business Development

Sales/Retail/ Business Development



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


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.

Antiques & Collectibles



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


Sundance Vacations, a national travel co. in Wilkes Barre is looking for enthusiastic team members. Earn $1000+ weekly. Part time hours, full time benefits. Health, 401(k), paid vacation and discount travel. No experience necessary. Will train. Call 1-877-808-1158


Business Opportunities

BEER & LIQUOR LICENSE FOR SALE For More Info, Call 570-824-7041

BEER DISTRIBUTOR 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

$63,000 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.

Liquor License Convenient Mart Deli/Grocery Janitorial Cleaning Bar Restaurant Pizzeria

Cordora Business Network 570-287-7013


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


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


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





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


Old Toys, model kits, Bikes, dolls, old gun Mining Items, trains & Musical Instruments, Hess. 474-9544 MILLS BROS: 2 albums (4 records), 1 photo black/white framed autograph. $100. 570-825-2494 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 RECORDS: Elvis Presley vintage 4 lp records,with sleeves good cond. all for $10.00 (570)735-6638 TRUCKS. Hess Collection. 1990 - 2010. All new in boxes. 21 trucks in all. $400 570-735-4580 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


Air Conditioners

AIR CONDITIONER $40 570-740-1246 AIR CONDITIONER: 5000 btu, works great used only a few times $60. 570-822-8957 AIR CONDITIONERS (3) $30 each 570-899-4675


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 BOOK: Car Care, Banzai & Baseball 100 Book. $10 each. 570-825-2494

Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair



Used appliances. Parts for all brands. 223 George Ave. Wilkes-Barre 570-820-8162

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 MICROWAVE: GE, all options, with turntable, excellent condition. $40. 570-675-4383 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: 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 REFRIGERATOR: General Electric / No Frost. Works good. $75. 570-655-5404

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


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 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 HIGHCHAIR Blue pattern padding white vinyl large tray asking $40.00. Baby walker red, blue and yellow with attached toys $20.00. infant car seat / carrier great condition $40 (570)208-3888 STROLLER SYSTEM Chicco Travel Stroller System, includes carrier base & stroller. Color grey with Red trim. Very Good condition. Asking $125.570-823-6035 SWING: Graco 6 Speed Musical Gentle Choice Open Top Sold For Over $100. Perfect Condition. $35. 570-693-2818

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FREEZER: Kenmore upright, white, very good shape. $100 or best offer. 570-474-0154

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

548 Medical/Health

548 Medical/Health

Children's Behavioral Health Services, Inc. is currently looking for:

FULL-TIME THERAPEUTIC STAFF SUPPORT WORKERS Bachelor’s Degree/Associate Degree in Human Services. Provide 1:1 interventions & support to children. Full-time TSS are guaranteed a minimum of 35 hours per week. Full-time benefits include: competitive pay, health insurance, paid holidays and vacation days. Please send, fax or e-mail your resume and letter of interest to:

Children’s Behavioral Health Services Attn: Chuck Kemzura 104 Woodward Hill Road Edwardsville, PA 18704 Email Fax: 570-714-7231

DESK: lovely secretary desk, glass doors above, hand painted drawers below $300. 570-287-0820



STOVE: Electric. Great Condition. $60. 570-899-4675

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





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.


Baby Items

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


Bridal Items

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 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


Building Materials

DOOR: indoor used, stained 15 glass panel 80”x 32” pine door. good condition. $20. 735-5916 DOORS: (2) sliding closet doors, 24x80 wood with natural finish. $40. DOOR (1) 30x80 natural finish. $50. Excellent condition. 675-4383 GLASS DOOR. 3 way glass door for bath tub. $25 570-331-8183 WINDOWS (3) New storm windows, asking $60. total. 570-825-5847



RUG: 8X11 multi-colored area rug, main colors dark chocolate, orange, red wine mocha & cream. Practically new & in excellent condition. $200. negotiable. 610-480-8923


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


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

CEMETERY PLOTS (3) together. Maple Lawn Section of Dennison Cemetery. Section ML. $550 each. 610-939-0194


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

SKY VIEW MEMORIAL Tamaqua, 2 lots

available. $595 firm for both, cash only. 570-450-6406



BOOTS men’s black python print, size 9D $20. 570-829-0852 or 570-301-8017 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 DRESS: Girl’s size 12 white special occasion dress. Brand new with tags. Perfect for communion or wedding. $30. 570-256-1024 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


Computer Equipment & Software

LAPTOP: Dell d610 refurbished, w7sp1, ofc10, antivirus+ more. p4mc 1.6, 60gb, dvdrw, wifi, new battery & bag.warranty $225. COMPAQ n600c laptop:xppro,ofc07, antivirus + more. p3m 1.0,30gb, dvd,wifi, new battery & bag, warranty/$100. DELL c640 laptop:xppro,ofc07, antivirus+ more. p4m 1.7,30gb,cdrw +dvd,wifi, new battery &bag, warranty/$125. TOSHIBA A60 laptop:w 7sp1,ofc10, antivirus +more. p4mc 1.8, 80gb,cdrw+dvd,wifi, new battery &bag, .warranty.$225 570-862-2236


Exercise Equipment

AERO PILATES deluxe with cardio/ rebounder. From QVC. Like new $95. 570-793-9346 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 PILATES CHAIR: Slim down with Susan Lucci Pilates Chair with arm attachments. Brand New. $220. Mini Trampoline. Brand New. $22. 570-709-3564


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


Furniture & Accessories

ANTIQUE BEDROOM SET $350. 570-287-0563 BEDROOM SET: French Provincial, queen headboard, armoire, triple chest of drawers,nightstand & mirror. Fantastic quality & in great condition. Must sell. $700. 570-760-4434


Furniture & Accessories

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 FURNITURE: tan reclining chair 15.00 blue reclining chair 20.00. glass oak coffee table and end table both. $40.00 (570)208-3888 KITCHEN SET, hard rock maple, 52” oval table, 4 chairs painted yellow $75. Call 570-704-6588 LAMP - Parlor stand up lamp. Very good condition. Grey metal color. $25. 570-740-1246 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


MATTRESS SALE We Beat All Competitors Prices!

Mattress Guy

Twin sets: $149 Full sets: $169 Queen sets: $189 All New American Made 570-288-1898 MIRROR. 36” diameter. Very good condition. $20. 570-954-2029 PICTURE: giant Southwest $75. Wooden Teepee shelf stand $75. Area rug, olive green with leaf imprint, approximate 5x7 $40. 570-239-5292 RECLINER: light green, works well. $60. 570-654-1581 or 570-881-5143 STOOLS 2 padded all steel with padded backs. $25. or best offer. 570-824-7314

BREAKFRONT 4 door cherry $400. Excellent condition. 570-675-0920

TABLE kitchen or dining 36” round oak veneer, very sturdy, took legs off for easy transport, good condition $15. 570-822-7903

BUNK BEDS: Twin, Dark Maple $100. 570-824-0591

TABLE: Medium oak colored sofa table. $45. 570-301-8515

COMPUTER DESK, larger corner, light oak color & gray. $75. 570-868-6018

752 Landscaping & Gardening

COMPUTER STAND: with storage space $50. Entertainment Center $40. 570-829-0852 or 570-301-8017

Arbor Care & Landscaping Tree trimming, pruning & removal. Stump Grinding, Cabling. Free Estimates Fully Insured 570-542-7265

COUCH & love seat. Couch has a queen sleeper. $100. Or best offer. 570-474-0154 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 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 SET oak, 48” round table with two 12” leafs & 4 matching chairs $125. 288-7138 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. Maple student desk, 2 drawers on top, 1 large file drawers $25. 570-735-5295 DRESSER 6 drawers. Brown. Good condition. $15. Entertainment Center, light brown with 3 drawers. fits up to 32” tv. $15. 570-288-1063 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER: Dark Wood. 66” tall by 49” wide. Excellent condition. $25. 570-779-4176


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 SPREADER Scott 18” drop spreader. hardly used. $20. 570-735-5916 TRIMMER/EDGER Torro electric, 10” cut, new in box $20. 825-9744


Machinery & Equipment

HAULMARK ‘07 TRAILER 6’X14’ Like new with

electric brakes, new tires and reinforced tongue. $2700. 570-239-5457

LAWNMOWER BLADE monitor meter, with cables new, never used $5. 570-735-6638


Medical Equipment

CRT MONITOR 16” with power cable, excellent condition $10. 570-287-4994 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

758 Miscellaneous AIR PURIFIER : Ionic Breeze by Sharper Image $65. 570-779-4176 AIR PURIFIER: Ionic Breeze by Sharper Image, excellent condition. $60. 570-709-3146 ATTENDS Adult underwear XL size, 14 per package $5. each. 288-9940 AUTO & TRUCK MANUALS: 19501985. $10 each. Pinto Trailer Hook for dump truck: $50. OBO. 570-823-6829 BARREL, wooden. 53 gallon. Excellent condition $195. 570-876-3830 BATHROOM SINK SET: Gerber white porcelain bathroom sink with mirror and medicine cabinet. Matching set. $80. 570-331-8183 BED RUG with cover for Chevy S-10 pickup 6’ box. $200. 570-655-0546 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 U-line with extra air tank. $125. 388-6402 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: 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 DVD - X Files Series 7 on DVD. Very good condition. $25. 570-283-2552 HUMIDIFIER: Crofton, New, $25. 570-654-0956 LADDER RACKS (metal), adjust to width sizes, with spoiler for vans, mini vans, SUV, ect. Brand name Weather Guard $75. Ladder- 32’ wood extension ladder $75. 570-735-7658 LADDER: 22 foot, wood extension. $29. Call after 5pm. 570-287-7684. LADDER: 8 ft. Werner wooden ladder Very good condition $30. 570-954-2029 LADDER: 8’ WOOD STEP LADDER $15. 570-779-9791 LUGGAGE Samsonite 2 piece $40. 570-825-2494 PEDAL CARS: Two Kettler Racer Cars. In fantastic condition. Great for ages 4-14. $125. each. Willing to negotiate. 570-760-4434 PICTURE beautiful hand pained & wooden framed ‘farm with cows”, vintage $75. SOAP STONE Vintage of 3 wiseman standing on a base, beautiful $50. STEIFF monkey “Jacko” with all tags, perfect condition $75. 472-5332 ROASTING PANS: 3 New Medium & Large. Stainless Steel. All for $ 10. 570-735-2081. 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

TAFFETA - 12 rolls of lining. $10 all. 570-779-9791


MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2011

758 Miscellaneous SOFA: Contemporary style leather cream or tan color sofa & loveseat set. Arms & feet are a cherry colored wood $550. negotiable. Four shelf, triangular shaped plant display. Made of solid, espresso colored wood. Brand new & very sturdy $25. 610-480-8923 STAMP COLLECTING MAGAZINES/ PUBLICATIONS: u.s. postal service “usa philatelic magazine, june 1983 to march 2011, 152 different $7.00; “stampers” magazine for kids, 18 different $1.50; united nations “philatelic bulletin”, january 1995 to october 2010, 82 different $4.00; canada post “collections” magazine, december 1992 to december 2010, 56 different $4.00; canada post “details” magazine, june 1993 to march 2011, 76 different $4.00. (570)654-1622 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] Goodyear Eagles P-225-55R17” summer thread $50. all. Aluminum 16ft extension ladder, good condition. $50 firm 655-3197. 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 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 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 WINE PRESS $125. Old Wooden Bar Stools $25 each. 570-899-4675

760 Monuments & Lots GRAVE LOT Near baby land at Memorial Shine in Carverton. $400. Call 570-287-6327


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 PIANO upright “Everett” Asking $150. 570-472-5339 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

COMPUTER STATION, Sauder large oak finish, storage shelves & cubbys, 2 large file drawers, keyboard shelf & flip drawer for more storage. $50. 570-735-5295 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


Personal Electronics

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


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




Stereos/ Accessories

STEREO: Technics with 2 3 1/2” speakers $50. 239-5292




4 tickets for Elton John at Mohegan Sun Wachovia arena. April 22, floor- 14 rows from stage. 570-446-3254


HEDGE TRIMMER: Garden Groomer Pro with bag. Used three times. Cost $300 will sell for $150 or best offer. 570-654-0956

BEVERAGE COOLER, for restaurant use, with double swing door, Asking $1,500 or best offer. Call (570) 459-6017

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


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


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 GAME TABLE 10 IN 1 approximate 3 X 5 $50. 868-6018 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


Stereo/TV/ Electronics

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 570-868-6134 BOWLING BALL 16lbs Resin Brunswick Groove Brand New Red/Blue $20.00 (570)829-2695 BOWLING BALL: 10lb blue marble with case, $35, girl’s vintage 26” Schwinn bike: $70. 570-829-4776 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 MOUNTED BEAR HEAD: Grizzly bear. $400 or best offer. Call 570-472-3543 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 TURKEY CALLS: Friction slate/glass. Lists $49. Selling for $20. Friction push/pin. $7. Mouth calls selling $3.50 each 570-287-2073

Wanted: Junk Cars & Trucks Highest Prices Paid!! FREE

DVD Player, Samsung with remote, excellent condition $20. 570-675-4383 POWER SUPPLY 12 volt, power supply made by micronta like new condition $8. 570-735-6638 TV-Sany-27” good condition, remote$15. 570-288-1063 TV: 32”

$60 570-899-4675


Video Equipment

DVD PLAYER: new in box with remote, never used. $20. 570-288-1063


Video Game Systems/Games

GUITAR ONLY for Guitar Hero III X-Box 360 & Playstation 2, used almost new $20. 570-868-6018

796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise The Video Game Store 28 S. Main W.B. Open Mon- Sat, 12pm – 6pm 570-822-9929 / 570-941-9908


Guaranteed Buying all video games & systems. PS1 & 2, Xbox, Nintendo, Atari, Coleco, Sega, Mattel, Gameboy, Vectrex etc. DVD’s, VHS & CDs & Pre 90’s toys,

The Video Game Store

1150 S. Main Scranton Mon - Sat, 12pm – 6pm 570-822-9929

796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise



ALASKAN MALAMUTE PUPPIES AKC RARE Red & 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


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906 Homes for Sale

906 Homes for Sale

906 Homes for Sale





white, 2 females, shots & wormed, $500 each. Call 570-477-3398


METAL CABINET: Old white with door & drawer. 3ft 20” x 16”. $45. Two Man Crosscut Saws: old. $25 each. Wood Tool Box: 5’, older & homemade. $10. 570-735-5916

786 Toys & Games

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


796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise

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




(570)991-7448 (570)48GOLD8

1092 Highway 315 Blvd (Plaza 315) 315N .3 miles after Motorwold

Shepherds By Fanti 25 Yrs. Experience Family Raised Black/Tan, Black/Red. M/F Hasenborn-Arminus 570-825-5597 570-239-5498


ICCF Registered. Sire over 200 lbs. Blue & blue fawn. Vet Checked 570-617-4880


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@

8 weeks old, wormed. Yellows $350 each. Blacks $250. each. 570-836-1090





CATS & KITTENS 12 weeks & up.

Shots, neutered,


824-4172, 9-9 only.



AKC, 11 weeks, Champion bloodline. 1st & 2nd Shots & wormed. Vet checked. $300 to $400. 570-864-2643


Chihuahuas, Poms, Huskies, Poo Mixes, Shih Tzus, Morkies, Maltese, Toy Fox, Puggles, Cocker, Labs & more! 570-453-6900 or 570-764-2578


Male, German line, 9 weeks old, ready to go. $650 firm. 570-592-5515

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



5 females available, asking $550 each. Pups come from champion bloodlines & are excellent pets! Available by Easter. 570-8545511 or email

ALASKAN MALAMUTE AKC Registered Available May 24. Rare breeding & hand whelped. 5 males & 5 females: Seals, Sables & Whites. $600 570-510-6428


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 SADDLES: Western horse saddle 16” seat. Red Ranger saddle $275. for set. or $220. YOUTH SIZED Horse-pony western saddle 14” seat, brown, good condition $175. 570-472-5332

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Guaranteed Highest Cash Paid!

($10 Bonus per gun with ad)

570-735-1487 DAY 570-472-7572 EVES


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


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

Wonderful country cottage style features elegant decor. Living room & dining room with hardwoods, Modern cook's kitchen with pleasant breakfast area, 2 story family room with fireplace, 1st Floor office, 4 bedrooms, 2 full and 2 half baths. Master bedroom with walk in closet, whirlpool, double vanities. Finished lower level family room. Gas heat, central a/c. $369,900 MLS# 11-164 Call Cathy (570) 696-5422

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.


Smith Hourigan Group 570-696-1195 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

DALLAS AREA 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


Conveniently located just off Dallas Highway on 1.25 wooded acres. Currently duplex or convert to single, good condition. $117,500. Negotiable 570-287-5775 or 570-332-1048


117 Huckleberry Ln. Room to grow in this unique 2 story with exceptional Mother-In-Law apartment. 4-5 bedrooms total. Hardwood & 9 ft. ceilings-1st floor, 2 oversized family rooms with gas fireplace, 4 zone heat /air conditioning, 2 connecting 12 x 18 decks, plenty of granite/tile, 2 car heated garage. Situated on a beautifully landscaped lot in desirable Blueberry Hill Estates! $399,900 MLS 10-4120 Debra Rosenberg 570-714-9251

2360 Laurel Run Rd.


April 10th 1-3pm

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


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

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

(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



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




DALLAS 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


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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

17 Roosevelt Street


796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise




$100 each Paper Trained Health Guarantee Family Raised 570-256-7996

Shots Current. $500. 570-401-1838


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

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


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 119 Midland Drive Custom Built Ranch Home -The ranch home is IN DEMAND! This one offers everything you are looking for! Plenty of space for in-law quarters, 4 bedrooms, cherry kitchen, sunroom, recreation room with 12 seat oak bar. This home includes an attached 2 car garage plus a detached custom garage that can fit up to 12 cars or boat storage, only 5 miles to beautiful Harveys Lake - 1 yr Home Warranty. All this on 4 ACRES of serenity in the heart of Dallas $439,000 MLS #11-155 Call Tracy Zarola 570-574-6465 570-696-0723



2 bedroom, 1 bath. Cherry kitchen, large enclosed rear porch with heat, 1 car garage, asking $94,900. Call 570-675-4805


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


Blueberry Hill. 3 bedroom ranch. Large lot with pool. Lease To Buy. For more details, call (570) 655-8118


3 bedroom, quiet neighborhood. Off street parking, large fenced yard. Fully insulated. Low heat bills. Move in ready. $72,000 Call (570) 262-4400

100 Church St. Great investment opportunity Duplex in nice location with 3 bedrooms, 1 bath each unit. Live in one unit & rent the other. $79,500 MLS 09-3999 Debra Rosenberg 570-714-9251

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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


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


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

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



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

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

HANOVER TWP. 147 - 149 Old

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


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12 Watson Street 3 bedroom Ranch. Corner, double lot, central air, all hardwood floors. $118,000. Call 570-693-4451

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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40 Steele St. Great starter home in Hanover Green. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, fenced in yard. Close to schools, move-in condition, extra lot 50 x 92 included in sale. Estate sold ''as is''. $65,000 MLS 11-82 Debra Rosenberg 570-714-9251

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

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

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

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

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

722 McAlpine St. Spacious living room, family room, eat in kitchen & formal dining area, 4 bedrooms & full bath. Large home with great potential. Needs updating & repairs. This is a Fannie Mae HomePath property. Buyer to pay full transfer tax. No investment offers accepted for 1st 15 days of listing, please see ''FirstLook'' at www.homepath. com for details. $37,900 MLS#10-4763 570-242-2795


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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


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


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

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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


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


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

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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


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


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.


Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769


(570) 288-6654


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


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



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

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

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

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



45 Jeanette St

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

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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


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

Towne & Country Real Estate Co. 570-735-8932 or 570-542-5708


Nicely maintained home. 3 bedrooms, full bath with shower, private driveway with 1 car garage, Appliances included $76,000 Call 570-655-9722

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





RV75 Turnberry Ln. Open floor plan, stone fireplace & wet bar in living room, gourmet kitchen with breakfast bar open to dining area. 1st floor bedroom, 2nd floor spacious master suite & bonus room above garage with skylights! This is a Fannie Mae HomePath Property, purchase this property for as little as 3% down! Property approved for HomePath Mortgage & HomePath Renovation Financing. ''FIRSTLOOK'' Property! See www.homepath. com for details. REDUCED PRICE $174,900 MLS #10-4748 570-242-2795

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



148 Stites Street

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


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

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


811 Pin Oak Dr. ROOM FOR EVERYONE! 6 bedrooms, plenty of bathrooms, spacious family room with coal insert fireplace, living room, dining room kitchen PLUS part finished basement, Rec room with wet bar, 2 car built in garage & additional 3-4 car garage... PLUS 2nd lot for a great back yard. This is a Fannie Mae HomePath Property. Property approved for HomePath Renovation Mortgage Financing. ''FirstLook'' Property, please see www.homepath. com for details. $169,900 MLS #11-177 570-242-2795


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


200 - 202 E. Union Street 2 single homes on 1 lot. All separate utilities, 2 vehicle built-in garage. Great opportunity for investors or live in one & collect rent from the other. One side has 4 bedrooms, other has 3 bedrooms. $105,000 MLS# 10-3329 Louise Laine 570-283-9100 x 20


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.


Call 570-417-9162 after 9AM to set up an appointment or email




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


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


570-696-6550 153 Espy St

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11 Norman St. Lovely home in very good condition. Large lot, hardwood, large garage in rear used partially as a professional office with heat, A/C & bath. Great potential, great neighborhood. $109,000 MLS# 10-4262 Call Tony Ranieli 570-237-1032


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

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



61 Spruce St. Well built & affordable ranch style home with great views & a large lot. Quite neighborhood. Features include: Hardwood floors, eat-in kitchen, updated electric service, updated plumbing & newly painted interior, offstreet parking with rear alley access to built-in garage. Excellent for 1st time home buyer or buyer looking to down size. Move in condition! Easy to show! Call today! $82,000 MLS#10-4638 Craig Yarrish 570-696-6554


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

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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

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


34 Carroll St. Spacious 3 or 4 bedroom home. Quiet street. MLS# 10-624 PRICE REDUCED $79,900 Call Bill (570) 362-4158

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

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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


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68-70 Plank St. Affordable double block property! Each unit has 3 bedrooms, living room, full bath, dining room & eatin kitchen. Separate utilities & off-street parking. Live in one unit & let the second unit pay for the mortgage or use both units as an investment property. Call today for a showing! $84,800 MLS#10-3778 Craig Yarrish 570-696-6554

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


117 Mara Lane This townhome is better than new! It has been upgraded with bamboo floors in Living Room & Dining Room. Only lived in for 6 months & includes all stainless kitchen appliances & largecapacity highefficiency washer & dryer. HUGE 12x26 Deck. Walk-out basement. QUIET cul-de-sac location. Bonus Room on second floor has been carpeted- just needs to be finished. $224,900 MLS #11-334 Call Tracy Zarola 570-574-6465 570-696-0723


63 Clarks Lane Large eat in Kitchen with a formal dinning just off kitchen, Private rear deck with nice landscaping, tiled foyer, laundry & a two car garage on first level. Vaulted ceiling in bedrooms, skylight, walk-in closets, pull down attic steps,garage door opener $159,900 MLS#10-4433 Paul Thomas 570-760-1738 or 570-735-7494 x322



Absolute Must See River Ridge Townhouse!

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

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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


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


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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


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

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


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



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

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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

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


TRUCKSVILLE 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


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



70 Grandview Dr. Beautiful open plan. Huge rooms, hardwood floors, tile, gas fireplace, modern kitchen. All in a desirable neighborhood. $193,000 MLS #11-352 Call Tracy Zarola 570-574-6465 570-696-0723

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

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


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

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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


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

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 $92,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716

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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

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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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

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



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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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

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


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


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


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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

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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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NEW LISTING! 108 Welles St. Unique investment opportunity for a 4 unit building that includes 1 small commercial space & 3 spacious apartments. Low maintenance exterior & grounds. Convenient location with high visibility. $118,500 MLS #11-358 Karen Ryan 570-283-9100 X-14



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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

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


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

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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

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Former Parrish Center Hall with kitchen & parking MLS#08-2954 $179,900 Call Charlie


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

WYOMING PRICE REDUCED! 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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Affordable 1 bedroom. 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 570-954-1992


1 & 2 bedroom apartments, just remodeled, no pets. $500 to $575 + utilities & security. Call 570-328-3773


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


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

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

912 Lots & Acreage

$1,800. 2 bedroom/ 2 Bath. Call Us to discuss our great Amenity & Maintenance program! Call 570-674-5278


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


Goodleigh Manor New development. 2 acres. Beautiful View. $49,900 Negotiable 570-357-1138

44.59 ACRES



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.



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

Newly remodeled. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, dining room & kitchen. $550 / month. Call (570) 457-8886

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

Industrial Site. Rail served with all utilities. KOZ approved. $2,395,000 MLS#10-669 Call Charlie


1 bedroom, 1 bath, off street parking, laundry room, deck. 1 year lease. Credit check & references required. $525/ month + utilities. (570) 675-4597


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


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





20 Acres. Remote with major stream. Price negotiable. Inquiries to: Box 2500 C/O Times Leader 15 N. Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711


PITTSTON 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

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Income & Commercial Properties

DALLAS 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

678 Lehman Outlet Road Unusual Opportunity in Back Mountain. Ranch Home zoned Residential attached to Commercial Building (formerly print shop) with separate utilities on over 2 beautiful acres in Lake Twp. with plenty of parking. So many possibility's. Can be purchased as residential home. Call for more details. Property Type:RC: Residential with Commercial Function $169,000 MLS #11-42 570-242-2795




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



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


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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



39 Nicole Drive


WILKES-BARRE 116 Luzerne Ave. A must see with some updating. This property will be an ideal opportunity. Owner could live in 1 unit & rent out the other or convert back into single family home. Nice neighborhood! $89,900 MLS 10-1886 Debra Rosenberg 570-714-9251

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9 Jay Street Totally renovated Ranch home. Modern kitchen, modern bath, 3 bedrooms, AC, off street parking. Affordable at $149,500

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

WANAMIE 950 Center St.





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

906 Homes for Sale

97 Lacoe Street

WEST PITTSTON 97 Lacoe Street 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


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

Modern 2 bedroom, 2nd floor. Quiet location. Appliances & garbage included. Off street parking. No pets. $485 + security. Call 570-479-1203

EXETER/W. PITTSTON 2 AND 3 BEDROOM APTS. W/d hookup, off street parking, tile kitchen & bath, $600-$700/mo + utilities. 237-2076


1st floor, 1 bedroom. Hardwood floors, central air, off street parking. No pets, no smoking. $575/ month plus security & utilities. Call (570) 574-9773


Apartments/ Unfurnished



FIRST FLOOR DUPLEX. UNIQUE $650 + UTILITIES. Cook’s kitchen with built-ins, formal dining room, front/rear enclosed porches, custom window coverings. TWO YEAR SAME RENT, NO PETS/SMOKING/EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION Managed

AMERICA REALTY 570-288-1422

GLEN LYON 1/2 DOUBLE 2 bedroom, washer,

dryer, stove & refrigerator included. $350 month. Sewage included. No pets. muench 570-735-2207


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


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

KINGSTON 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

KINGSTON 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



317 N. Maple Ave. Large Two story, 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, Central Heat & Air,washer/dryer in unit, parking. $830 + utilities & 1 month security 570-262-6947


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Apartments/ Unfurnished


E.Light, WALNUT ST. bright, 1st

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


Large 2 bedroom. Newly painted. Stove & fridge included. Washer/ dryer hookup. $650; heat included. Call 570-814-0843 or 570-696-3090


Like New 2 bedroom 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 Nice 2 bedroom, 1

bath, two-story apartment with washer-dryer hookup, off street parking, enclosed porch. Brand new paint and carpeting. Owner pays heat and water. water No Pets. Refrigerator and stove are included. Security and references required. $495/per month, Call Scott (570) 823-2431 Ext. 137 KINGSTON


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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.


Apartments/ Unfurnished


Immediate Occupancy!!

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

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

NANTICOKE 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

PITTSTON 1 or 2 bedroom,

wall to wall carpeting. Off street parking. Stove, fridge, porch, sewer, garbage. $425/ month. No Pets (570) 947-5113

PITTSTON bedroom.

2 All appliances included. All utilities paid; electricity by tenant. Everything brand new. Off street parking. $695 + security & references 570-969-9268


2/3 bedroom, 1st floor, full kitchen. Heat included, no pets. $675 + 1 month security. Call 570-655-3314

PITTSTON 3 bedroom. Off

street parking, on site laundry. Enclosed porch. Tenant pays electric & trash. $695 + utilities. Security required. Call (570) 881-1747


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

SHAVERTOWN bedrooms, Heat

2 included. Laundry facilities, Off-street parking, No Pets. Call 570-675-3904


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Apartments/ Unfurnished


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


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

WEST PITTSTON 2 bedroom, 2nd

floor apartment. Washer/dryer hookup, carport parking, heat & hot water included. Stove & Fridge. References & security. $650. 570-654-7479 Leave Message


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



Apartments/ Unfurnished

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


4 Rooms, 2 Bedrooms, Wall to Wall carpet, stove and refrigerator $525.00/month + security. Heat Included. No pets. Available May 1st. Call 570-823-2214 after 1 p.m. WILKES-BARRE


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

Mayflower Crossing Apartments 570.822.3968


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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

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2 bedroom apartment. 1 bath. Eat in kitchen. Closed in terrace. $625 + utilities & security. Call 718-809-3338


2 bedroom apartment. Excellent condition, large storage area. $650/ month includes heat, water & sewage. No pets. Security & references required 570-283-3887


2 bedrooms apt. 2nd floor, stove, fridge, fenced in yard, $500 + gas, electric & water. 570- 417-0088 for appointment & application.


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


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

WILKES-BARRE 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


Clean, 2 bedroom, 2nd floor duplex. Stove, hookups, parking, yard. No pets/no smoking. $475 + utilities. Call 570-868-4444




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

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Concrete & Masonry

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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


Pressure Washing

DONE-RIGHT Pressure Washing Patios, decks, siding, concrete. Serving Lackawanna & Luzerne Counties. 570-655-4004

1249 Remodeling & Repairs


288-8995 1195


BestDarnMovers Moving Helpers Call for Free Quote. We make moving easy. 570-852-9243


Painting & Wallpaper

A & N PAINTING Airplane Quality at Submarine Prices! Interior/Exterior, pressure washing, decks & siding. Commercial/Residential. Over 17 years experience! Free estimates. Licensed & Insured



Int./Ext. Experts! Aluminum, Wood & Deck Staining Free Estimates Licensed-Insured 30 Years Experience Book Now & Receive 10% Off 570-283-5714 A.B.C. Professional Painting 36 Yrs Experience We Specialize In New Construction Residential Repaints Comm./Industrial All Insurance Claims Apartments Interior/Exterior Spray,Brush, Rolls WallpaperRemoval Cabinet Refinishing Drywall/Finishing Power Washing Deck Specialist Handy Man FREE ESTIMATES Larry Neer 570-606-9638

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

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


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


Call 829-7130 to Advertise

Apartments/ Unfurnished

WYOMING 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


1-2 2 BEDROOM APTS 3 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE 1/2 DOUBLES & SINGLE HOME 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.


COMMERCIAL GARAGE with ample blacktop

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.

COMMERCIAL SPACE EXETER $675. per month For appointment & further information call 237-6070


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


Parkway Plaza Sans Souci Parkway Commercial Space For Lease 1,200 sq. ft. starting at $600/ month. Off street parking. Central heat & air. Call 570-991-0706


Commercial Properties


Commercial Properties

FORTY FORT Free standing build-

ing. 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


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


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

MOOSIC Office Rental Space

Build To Suit. 1000 to 2000 sq. ft. suites in high volume area with parking. Conveniently located. Call Mechele (570) 814-4006

NANTICOKE Commercial

Space 760 SF Excellent location on the square. Former dental office. Next to highrise. Will make decor adjustments to suit tenants. Closet space, pantry and powder room. Heat and hot water furnished. $730/month Call 570-287-4700


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


West Pittston 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


Available On Busy Corner. 2500 sq ft located in WilkesBarre. Great for bank, Fast Food, Donut Shop. 973-879-4730


Lease Space Available, Light manufacturing, warehouse, office, includes all utilities with free parking. I will save you money!

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



Commercial Properties

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

Starting at $650

utilities included FREE RENT - Call For Details Today!

570-829-1573 944

Commercial Properties


Commercial Properties

WYOMING 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


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



Ideal for health related business such as Chiropractor, Optometrist, Blood Lab, etc. 800 to 2400 sq. ft. Starting at $750/month 973-879-4730


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


2,500 SF First Floor $500/month + utilities. Will divide. First month free. 570-823-1413 WILKES-BARRE


Commercial Properties

Commercial Properties







TIRED OF HIGH RENTS? Are you paying too

239 Schuyler Ave


2,050 sf office space. 2nd floor. Modern, four separate offices, large reception area, break room, conference room & private bathroom. $795 month + utilities Call 706-5628



KINGSTON 2,500 sf Garage

Sold Commercially. Two over head garage & entrance doors. Private bath. Located on private road. Gas Heat. $875/month + utilities, security & references. 570-706-5628

PLAINS 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


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

FORTY FORT 1/2 double.

3 bedrooms. Stove, refrigerator, dishwasher. Washer /dryer hookup. Newly painted. Off street parking. $675 + utilities. 570-814-0843 570-696-3090


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 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

KINGSTON 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

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

3 bedrooms, 1.5 bath, fridge & stove provided, washer/ dryer hookup & wall to wall carpet. $475/month plus security & utilities. 570-472-2392



Commercial Properties


Half Doubles


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

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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

WILKES-BARRE 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

953 Houses for Rent


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

953 Houses for Rent

953 Houses for Rent


WILKES-BARRE 16 Larch Lane

2 bedroom house for rent. $540 + utilities & security. Call 484-274-6647



3 bedroom, 1 bath, w/d hookup first floor $695/ month. 570-991-1883


2 bedroom home. All appliances, water, sewer & trash. NO PETS. Security and lease. 570-762-6792



Available immediately, 4 bedrooms, 2 bath rooms, refrigerator & stove provided, washer/dryer hookup, off-street parking, $600.00/ per month, plus utilities. 570-561-5836


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


2 bedroom, living room, kitchen and bath. Great view! Section 8 welcome. Utilities by tenant $500/mo + security Call 570-814-8299


2 Bedroom Cottage in quiet setting. $875 + utilities, security, application & lease. 570-592-1241

all appliances provided. Call 570-822-7039 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


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


PITTSTON 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 570-287-1196 ext 3559 or 570-714-6127


143 Stucker Ave. 3 Bedroom 1-1/2 Bath. 1,900 square foot Modern Home in Great Neighborhood. Includes all Appliances. Large fenced in yard with deck & shed. Off Street Parking. No smokers / pets. $875 / month + utilities. Security, Credit Check & References Required. 570-332-6003


Riverside Dr. 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

959 Mobile Homes

HUNLOCK CREEK 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



KINGSTON HOUSE Nice, clean furnished room, starting at $315. Efficiency at $435 month furnished with all utilities included. Off street parking. 570-718-0331

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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


Looking for the right deal on an automobile? Turn to classified. It’s a showroom in print! Classified’s got the directions! 974 Wanted to Rent Real Estate


want to rent house with 2 baths, 3 bedrooms in the following School Districts, Dallas & Mountain Top. 201-232-8469



Bear Creek Township Rooms starting at Daily $39.99 + tax Weekly $169.99 + tax Microwave Refrigerator WiFi HBO

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