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Stadium might look ‘brand new’ An architect unveils the plan for the “new” PNC baseball field, featuring a viewing area in the outfield and less seating. By TOM ROBINSON



SCRANTON – The field, lower bowl and a few other items will remain, but when PNC Field reopens in 2013, it will look like a different stadium. “This is a stadium re-creation,” architect Craig J. Schmitt said during his presentation at a public hearing regarding the sale of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees and the related stadium project. “This is not a new stadium, but when we are done, for all intents and purposes, it is going to

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look brand new. “Approximately 85 percent of the existing facility is going to be demolished and replaced with a new facility that is a smaller, more-intimate venue than what exists today.” Creating an open-air feel is among the extensive changes in a $43-million reconstruction project that began Friday with some


This is an architect’s rendering of the entrance to the rebuilt PNC Field, home of the Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre Yankees. It’s scheduled to open in April, 2013.

preliminary work to prepare for demolition that may start next week. The project was on hold until

funds became available when turn, agreed to lease the stadium Lackawanna County sold the for 30 years. franchise to SWB Yankees LLC Thursday. SWB Yankees LLC, in See STADIUM, Page 12A




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Former Crestwood football standout Kyle Bogumil is getting a chance at the NFL. Bogumil, a 6foot-6, 310pound guard who played at the University of Rhode Island, signed as an undrafted free agent with the Miami Dolphins shortly after the completion of the NFL Draft on Saturday night. 1 B





tarting with polka and ending with country, music filled Kirby Park Sunday on the second and final day of the Cherry Blossom Festival. In above photo, Dr. Philip Simon conducts the Wilkes University Civic Band under the pavilion as it performs “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.” At right, John Shemo plugs in and turns up his amplifier during an afternoon performance by Mother Nature’s Sons. In photo below, those not swinging to the music take to the flying swings on a perfect day for the festival.

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Charged with selling $100 worth of cocaine in 1995, Cheikh Diop of Forty Fort thought he got a good deal when Luzerne County prosecutors agreed to recommend a sentence of probation in exchange for his guilty plea to the drug charge. He didn’t know it then, but more than a decade later that decision would cost him nearly three years of his freedom. Diop, a native of the Republic of Senegal, entered the plea and served four years of probation. He continued to work and raise a family in Luzerne County until March 19, 2008. That’s when agents from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency knocked at his door and Diop learned, for the first time, that the 13-year-old drug conviction subjected him to deportation from the United States.It would be the start of a convoluted, four-year odyssey through the federal, state and immigration court systems that continues today. Diop was taken to the York County prison, where he spent the next 2 years and 11 months in administrative detention. His “sentence” was not for the drug charge itself, but a consequence of his efforts to fight deportation to his native country. His case recently resulted in a precedent-setting ruling by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals that will require the government to provide bail hearings for immigrants subject to mandatory detention. The ruling was hailed as a victory by the American Civil Liberties Union and other See IMMIGRANTS, Page 9A

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>> TAKE OFF, EH?: With the Hershey Bears dispatched back down 81 South, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins get to take off to the Great White North for the next playoff opponent. Wayyyy north. The Pens will open their secondround series against St. John’s in the Canadian Maritime Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Game 1 starts at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Too far to travel, eh? Just wait. The team will be back on home ice next Saturday and Sunday.


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>> YOU DARN KIDS!: Are you a grump? Do you live in a garbage can? Do you own a collection of Wiffle balls the neighborhood kids were brazen enough to hit into your yard? Do you eat lemons each morning to “get your game face on?” If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, then you may

need to take advantage of the “Great American Grump Out” this Wednesday. Put your inner grouch on hold for one day and (gasp) try to be nice to your fellow humans. Who knows? You just might end up liking the “smiling” thing.

>> ASSEMBLE: OK, so you’ve seen “The Hulk.” You’ve seen “Iron Man.” And “Thor,” and “Captain America.” And you must have been thinking, “Wouldn’t it be great to have all these superheroes in one movie?” Well, Hollywood was listening, and just for you they made “The Avengers.” Throw in Hawkeye and Black Widow and you have six, count ‘em, SIX, spandexwearing crime fighters to battle the evil demigod Loki and his minions. (Well, technically five heroes wear spandex, since the Hulk wears ripped pants from Chalmer’s Big and Tall Shop-

pe.) The movie opens Friday.

>> FIESTA!: It’s a really lucky coincidence that “Cinco de Mayo” is on May 5th, because if it was on any other day, the name wouldn’t quite fit. Originally held in Mexico to observe the 1862 Battle of Puebla, it has evolved in the United States into a celebration of Mexican heritage. Mexican-Americans note the day with traditional Mexican food and music. American college students note the day by drinking beer with a lime in it. >> AND THEY’RE OFF: For

horse racing fans, heaven isn’t a ballfield in Iowa, it’s a racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky. Heaven (aka Churchill Downs) is going to be a busy place this Saturday with the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby. From “Aristides” in 1875 to “Animal Kingdom” last year, the winner of the derby is immortalized in equine history. Who will win this year’s event? Will it be “Sabercat?” “Dullahan?” “Creative Cause?” Or, the horsily-named “Daddy Nose Best?” NBC’s coverage begins at 5 p.m.



MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012


Microchips, scanner aid tracers of lost pets A Pennsylvania town returns lost dogs to owners and saves on housing them. The Associated Press

EASTON— One eastern Pennsylvania township hoping to reduce the cost of housing lost pets has decided to buy a hand-held scanner that can read microchips increasingly implanted in the animals. Palmer Township Supervisor K. Michael Mitchell says it cost the Northampton County

township about $4,000 last year to feed and shelter lost pets. “It’s becoming a problem with dogs, especially, that are found in the city by the police department and brought to the shelter, which is full and overflowing and becoming more and more of a problem,” Palmer said during a supervisors’ meeting last week, according to The (Easton) ExpressTimes.Police Chief Larry Palmer says it costs $100 to bring a dog to The Center for Animal Health and Welfare in

Williams Township and about $300 for pit bulls. Supervisors voted 4-0 last week, with member Ann-Marie Panella not present, to spend up to $500 on a hand-held scanner after the chief proposed the idea. Palmer said that when he was police chief in Easton, the city was paying about $43,000 annually to pay animal shelter fees and its animal control officer. Before he retired, the city bought a microchip reader, and three dogs with microchips were returned to their owners,

he said. Such microchips won’t be mandatory, but Palmer said pet owners will be encouraged to get them, and the township will promote the use of chips through its website and newsletter. Candace Keller, business manager at Wright Veterinary Medical Center in Bethlehem Township, said more than 50 pet owners have had the $62.50 microchips embedded since January. Dogs, cats and even birds can have the chips embedded, she said.

“Pets are a part of the family,” Keller said. “Any time a pet goes into a veterinary hospital, we scan them. We have had a lot of nice success stories where we could bring them back to their owners.” With more people already getting microchips implanted in their pets, the scanner will benefit the township and pet owners, Supervisor Chairman David Colver said. “It solves a lot of problems and goes a long way with goodwill from the township,” Colver said.

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HARRISBURG – One player matched all five winning numbers drawn in Sunday’s “Pennsylvania Cash 5” game so the jackpot will be worth $225,000. Lottery officials said 63 players matched four numbers and won $244.50 each; 2,409 players matched three numbers and won $10.50 each; and 28,901 players matched two numbers and won $1 each. • No player matched all six winning numbers drawn in Saturday’s “Powerball’’ game so the jackpot will be worth $50 million. The numbers were: 31-39-40-57-58 Powerball: 33


LOS ANGELES — The superhero saga “The Avengers” lived up to its blockbuster buzz with $178.4 million in overseas ticket sales days before it opens in U.S. theaters. Domestic audiences generally passed on a bunch of new flicks as fans seem to be in anticipation mode for Disney’s “The Avengers,” which debuts Friday in the United States after launching in 39 other countries a week earlier. The huge overseas launch will help fan the frenzy already in place for “The Avengers,” the superhero mash-up of Marvel Comics idols whose cast includes Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson. “You hope that the magnitude of this kind of opening sends a signal that this is a for-everyone film,” said Dave Hollis, head of distribution for Disney. “You can’t put up these kinds of numbers if it’s just for guys or just for the fans. These numbers say that it is for everyone, 8 to 80.” The Sony Screen Gems ensemble comedy “Think Like a Man” was No. 1 domestically for the secondstraight weekend with $18 million. Four movies were bunched up for the No. 2 spot in the $11 million range: Sony’s animated comedy “The Pirates! Band of Misfits” with $11.4 million; the Warner Bros. romantic drama “The Lucky One” with $11.3 million; Lionsgate’s blockbuster “The Hunger Games” with $11.25 million; and Universal’s romantic comedy “The Five-Year Engagement” with $11.2 million. Those four flicks were so close that their rankings from Sunday studio estimates could change once final numbers are released today. Along with “Pirates,” whose voice cast was led by Hugh Grant, and “Five-Year Engagement,” which stars Jason Segel and Emily Blunt, the other newcomers were Jason Statham’s action tale “Safe” from Lionsgate at No. 6 with $7.7 million and John Cusack’s Edgar Allan Poe mystery “The Raven” from Relativity Media at No. 7 with $7.3 million. “I think going to the movies will be the No. 1 priority next weekend but clearly was not the No. 1 priority this weekend,” said Paul Dergarabedian, analyst for box-office tracker

POLICE BLOTTER PLAINS TWP. – Township police Sunday reported the following: • A woman used a counterfeit $100 bill to pay for items purchased at the Sheetz store on state Route 315 Saturday. The woman in her 40s left before police arrived. The investigation is ongoing. • Richard Daubert was arrested Sunday morning after he assaulted his girlfriend Jonna Pollick at a residence at 35 Bank St.


Actor Robert Downey Jr. attends the premiere of ‘The Avengers’ during the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday in New York City. It’s already been a success abroad “There’s so much anticipation for ‘The Avengers’ that the newcomers kind of got lost in the shuffle.” “The Hunger Games” climbed to $372.5 million domestically, putting it less than $10 million behind last year’s “Harry Potter” finale, the topgrossing entry of that fantasy franchise. “Think Like a Man” raised its domestic total to $60.9 million, while “The Lucky One” lifted its haul to $39.9 million. Along with the United States, “The Avengers” has yet to open in other big markets that include Japan, China and Russia. Among the overseas totals for “The Avengers”: $24.7 million in Great Britain; $19.7 million in Australia; $15.9 million in Mexico; $12.9 million in South Korea; and $12.9 million in France. Directed by Joss Whedon ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer”), “The Avengers” has strong word-of-mouth domestically from fans who were able to see advanced screenings. Critics also have given the film high marks, and the publicity blast from the overseas revenues could push the movie into record-debut territory. The “Harry Potter” finale now has the top opening weekend domestically with $169.2 million, followed by “The Dark Knight” with $158.4 million and “The Hunger Games” with $152.5 million.


The Aegean with crew members is seen Friday at the start of a 125-mile Newport Beach, Calif. to Ensenada, Mexico yacht race.


Yacht debris, bodies found off coast

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The sailboat collision was California’s second deadly accident this month involving an ocean race. By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press

ENSENADA, Mexico — A 37-foot racing yacht was reduced to debris that looked it “like it had gone through a blender,” a searcher said Sunday after the boat apparently collided with a larger vessel, killing three sailors and leaving a fourth missing. The U.S. Coast Guard, the Mexican navy and civilian vessels scoured the waters off the shore of both countries for the missing sailor from the Aegean, which was taking part in a 124mile race that began Friday from Newport Beach, Calif., to Ensenada, Mexico. The sailboat, carrying a crew of four, was reported missing Saturday. It was California’s second deadly accident this month involving an ocean race. Race officials said they had few explanations for what may have happened to the Aegean other than it must have collided with ship like a freighter or tanker that did not see the smaller vessel. The Coast Guard said conditions were fine for sailing, with good visibility and moderate ocean swells of 6-to-8 feet. If the smaller boat was bobbing around in light wind, the crew might not have been able to get out of the way of a larger ship, perhaps a freighter, said Rich Roberts, a spokesman for the Newport Ocean Sailing Association, the race organizer. The race goes through shipping lanes and it’s possible for a large ship to hit a sailboat and not


Pollick reported Daubert head-butted her, kicked her and threw her around. He also reportedly held a butcher knife to her throat and threatened her in the assault around 2:30 a.m. She was transported to Geisinger Wyoming Medical Center, Plains Township, for facial injuries. He was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, resisting arrest and possession of instruments of crime and transported to the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for an arraignment.

Firefighters from several municipalities battled a two-alarm fire Sunday night involving two vacant houses on South Canal Street in Shickshinny. The fire started around 9 p.m. in the larger structure and spread to the smaller house next door. Both were flood-damaged properties. Mayor Beverly Moore said fire officials are investigating arson as the possible cause.

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even know it, especially at night, Roberts said. A race tracking system indicated the Aegean disappeared about 1:30 a.m. PDT (4:30 a.m. EDT) Saturday, he added. Searchers were focusing on an area about 10 miles off the Mexican coast and about 10 miles south of U.S. waters, said Coast Guard Petty Officer Henry Dunphy. Other yachts near the Coronado Islands in Mexico — four small, mostly uninhabited islands — reported seeing debris Saturday morning. Two of the dead were William Reed Johnson Jr., 57, of Torrance, Calif., and Joseph Lester Stewart, 64, of Bradenton, Fla. The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s office was withholding the name of the third sailor pending notification of relatives. Calls to Johnson’s and Stewart’s homes went unanswered Sunday. The Aegean is registered to Theo Mavromatis, 49, of Redondo Beach, Calif. The race association didn’t know if he was aboard, but Gary Gilpin at Marina Sailing, which rents out the Aegean when Mavromatis isn’t using it, said the 49-year-old skipper took the yacht out earlier in the week for the competition. Gilpin said Mavromatis, an engineer, was an experienced sailor who had won the Newport to Ensenada race in the past. A woman answering a call at a number listed for Mavromatis declined to answer questions. Eric Lamb was the first to find debris of the boat — most no larger than six inches — scattered over about two square miles Saturday as he worked safety patrol on the race.

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Turnpike delays possible

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission reports that motorists traveling on the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s Northeastern Extension (I-476), north of Keyser Avenue and south from Clarks Summit may experience intermittent singlelane closures, slow-moving traffic and multiple stoppages of no more than 15 minutes today through Wednesday, between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., weather permitting. The overhead bridge that carries Shady Lane Road across the turnpike mainline in South Abington Township, Lackawanna County, is being replaced. Work on the bridge, located 6.9 miles north of the Keyser Avenue Interchange, Exit 122, and approximately 1.2 miles south of the Clarks Summit Interchange, Exit 131, began in March. LA PLUME

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West Side’s health team in national finals

The team is Laura Baut, a The young scholars’ first job HOW TO HELP sophomore from Dallas School is raising money to go to Contact Jeanne Kravitz or Frank District; Elias Kocher, a senior Vandermark at West Side CTC, Kansas City, Mo. from Wyoming Valley West; 288-8493


PRINGLE – They need to know things like what the medical prefix “blepharo“ signifies (eyelid). They need to be good at deciding when they’re sure enough of their expertise to “bid” high on a question, thus earning more points (think “Daily Double” on Jeopardy). And they need to raise more than $5,000 to attend the national competition where all that knowledge meets its ultimate challenge. They are the West Side Career and Technology Center’s

“Health Knowledge Bowl” team, the only local competitors to win first place in any event of the SkillsUSA state championship competition. They’ve earned the right to vie for a national title in Kansas City, Mo., in June, but first they need to earn the money to make the trip. “In order to go to the finals we have to raise about $5,500,” said Health Related Technology teacher Jeanne Kravitz. “We’re looking for corporate sponsors and planning some events.”

James Wheeler, a sophomore from Wyoming Valley West; and Samantha Edmonds, a senior from Northwest Area. “They’ve never competed as a team before,” Kravitz said. “They did very well.” Knowledge Bowl is similar to the TV game show Jeopardy, Kravitz said. The teams are given a category, get to “bid” on the questions, and if they are first and right, a high bid garners high points. “Obviously, we are really proud of our students, to come from such a small school and win a chance at the national title,” Kravitz added.


Four students from West Side Career and Technical Center are going to the National SkillsUSA competition in the Health Knowledge Bowl. Seated are Laura Baut and Elias Kocher. Standing are James Wheeler and Samantha Edmonds.

A nationally known business author, columnist, blogger, and business consultant will share his unique perspectives and secrets of success with members of the class of 2012 during Keystone College’s 141st annual commencement ceremonies on May 19 at 2 p.m. at Bailey Field. Mikal E. Belicove, a Belicove 1986 Keystone graduate, is an Entrepreneur magazine columnist, contributing writer and blogger. He is also a respected behind-thescenes business strategist, specializing in market analysis, reputation management, and content marketing for a select group of high-profile individuals and businesses. Belicove’s clients include emerging companies and Fortune 500 brands, CEOs and other top-level executives and high-profile personalities.


Power of controller might rise By JENNIFER LEARN-ANDES


Grace period set for shots

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is extending the grace period by two weeks for students to comply with new school immunization requirements. If students don’t have the required immunizations, they may not be able to attend school. Without this extension, the grace period would have come to an end in most areas next week. The new regulations require children in all grades to receive a second dose of mumps vaccine as well as a second dose of the chicken pox vaccine. They also require students in seventh grade to have one dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4) and one dose of the tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap). The vaccines need to be appropriately spaced apart to be considered valid. Any student who is not yet up to date should make an appointment with their local healthcare provider, or call 877-PA HEALTH (877-724-3258) to be connected to their local state health center. The most recent copy of the student’s vaccination history must be provided at the time of the appointment. Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Exemptions are allowed by law for medical reasons verified by a healthcare professional, on religious grounds, or on the basis of a strong moral or ethical conviction similar to a religious belief. However, the student must fill out a statement for exemption and provide it to his or her school. WILKES-BARRE

Woman injured in attack

Christina Lesko of Wilkes-Barre reported to city police Saturday morning that she was struck with a metal pipe by a woman who tried to steal her purse on New Market Street. Lesko said she was parking her vehicle on the street when a black vehicle pulled in front of her, blocking her path. A woman got out of the black vehicle and asked Lesko for her money. The woman then demanded the money and smashed the passenger-side window and windshield of Lesko’s vehicle with a pipe. The woman grabbed Lesko’s purse but Lesko grabbed it back and was struck by the pipe. During the attempted robbery a man stood outside the black vehicle. The attacker fled south on South Empire Street, followed by the man who later got into the black vehicle and drove away. Lesko described her attacker as a white woman, approximately 5 feet, 3 inches weighing between 115 and 125 pounds and wearing dark clothing.


Christine Zavaskas of Leadership Wilkes-Barre shows the donations from two supply drives that her group donated to Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge at a volunteer appreciation picnic at the refuge in Franklin Township on Sunday afternoon.

For love of critters Leadership W-B helps out Blue Chip rescue


arge Bart has seen many donations come in to Blue Chip Farms Animal Refuge in Dallas, yet she was still in disbelief when the members of Leadership Wilkes-Barre began unloading donated supplies Sunday morning. “I told them, I think we have a year’s supply here,” the owner of the refuge said.

The Leadership Wilkes-Barre class was comprised of Jason Harlen from Wyoming Valley Drug & Alcohol, Dee Grilli of Grilli Real Estate, Erica Campbell from Luzerne County Head Start, Donna Patton of M&T Investment Group, Michelle West of Nationwide, Ed Troy Agency, Renee Hornlein from Quad Three Group, Rachel Rybicki of Penn State WilkesBarre, Allison Dennison of UGI and Christine Zavaskas from Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. The supplies, which were donated

up here that it’s very easy to drive by it and not even know. It was important to Marge that the signs we were going to put up were wood, so we worked with a company outside of Pittsburgh, who graciously discounted the price for us, to come up with two signs.” An entrance sign sits at the top of Blue Chip’s main driveway on Lockville Road and a directional sign has been installed at the intersection of Brace and Lockville Roads. Solar lights were also put in to light up the main sign. These were minor maintenance projects compared to the other tasks the Leadership group completed. “We added new skirting around the kitty cottage, and we fixed some of the fence posts down in

over two drives held at Pet Supplies Plus in Wilkes-Barre, covered the needs of every animal at the refuge, from apples and hay for the horses to dog and cat food and general cleaning supplies. Yet, this was only a fraction of Leadership’s project. “Our mission here was three-fold,” Rybicki said. “We first wanted to make sure it was easier to find Blue Chip, because we realized in coming See BLUE CHIP, Page 4A

Area man part of movie piracy scheme, feds say By JERRY LYNOTT

A Lackawanna County man indicted last week in Virginia was a member of a group aiming “to become the leading source of pirated movies on the Internet,” according to a federal attorney. An indictment unsealed April 23 in U.S. District Court, Norfolk, charged Willie O. Lambert of Springbrook Township and three other men with conspiracy and copyright infringement.

Lambert, 57, could not be reached for comment. He was arrested last Monday and released without bail on conditions including reporting for an arraignment in Norfolk on May 9 along with Jeramiah Perkins, 39, of Portsmouth, Va., Gregory Cherwonik, 53, of Canandaigua, N.Y., and Sean Lovelady, 27, of Pomona, Calif.. Federal authorities alleged the four were members of the IMAGiNE Group. In announcing the indictment, As-

sistant U.S. Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer said the men were charged with “serious intellectual property crimes. Through IMAGiNE, they allegedly sought to become the leading source of pirated movies on the Internet.” Lambert faces a maximum of 25 years in prison on the five charges he faces. Federal authorities alleged members of the group used equipment See PIRACY, Page 4A

The Luzerne County controller’s power to accept or reject payment requests could be semirestored under an administrative code proposed by county Manager Robert Lawton, but the addition may not survive county council revision. Lawton’s proposed code, which he stressed is only a first draft, says the controller Lawton will have discretion to review bills and supporting documentation. The controller must notify the county manager within 10 days if he is not approving a bill, along with the reasons, the proposed code says. If the county manager determines a controller-rejected payment should be made, the manager must notify the controller and county council in writing within five days, the proposed code says. Home rule charter drafters did not assign this type of involvement in bill approval to the controller because they wanted the office to focus more on auditing. It was a change from the previous government system, where See CONTROLLER, Page 4A

Purchasing code near County Manager Lawton looks to refine the way Luzerne County buys supplies and services. By JENNIFER LEARN-ANDES

Luzerne County officials are figuring out how supplies and services will be purchased under the new home rule government. The home rule charter provides the basic framework, and county Manager Robert Lawton has suggested how to fill in the blanks in his proposed administrative code, which requires county council review and approval. The charter mandates publicly advertised bids or fee proposals for purchases over $25,000, an increase from $7,500 under the See CHARTER, Page 4A


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DA wants juvenile victims funding restored

State budget eliminated all funding for Victims of Juvenile Offenders. By SHEENA DELAZIO

WILKES-BARRE – Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis said Friday she is urging local legislators to restore funding to support victims of juvenile offenders. “Pennsylvania has a long history of supporting victims’ rights, but the rights guaranteed to victims in the Crime Victims Bill of Rights are meaningless if there is no


funding to protect those rights,” Salavantis said. “Cutting funding that supports victims of crime just isn’t

right.” Salavantis said the state budget eliminated all funding for Victims of Juvenile Offenders – a $3.4 million line item that supports state-mandated rights and responsibilities – and that her office will suffer if it is not restored. The Luzerne County District Attorney’s Office cur-

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such as camcorders and infrared receivers to record the audio and video components of first-run movies in theaters and uploaded them to a computer. They used computer software to further edit and combine the individual pieces into movie files for distribution. Agents with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security seized six laptop computers, computer hard drives, computers, cellular phones and documents during a Sept. 8, 2011 search of Lambert’s house at 33 Side Hill Acres Drive. According to the indictment, Lambert’s role was to record the movies in theaters. In July 19, 2010, posting on the group’s message board, Lambert, who used the online aliases of “HoaD” and “hellofaday,” said “I have to test my new recorder and make sure it work (sic) and how to work it.” In a response to a post by Perkins, Lambert said, “Plus have to find a new place to go going to the same place all the time is looking for trouble.” Where he allegedly recorded the movies was not disclosed in the indictment. Information provided by the Motion Picture Association of America to Homeland Security, which conducted the investigation, credited the IMAGiNE Group with releasing 547 copyrighted motion pictures between September 2009 and January 2011. The indictment covers a longer period until September 2011 and alleged the group reproduced and distributed over the Internet tens of thousands of copies of pirated movies. Among them were: “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” “Cars 2,” “Bridesmaids,” and “Iron Man 2.” The group rented a computer server for users of BitTorrent file-sharing technology to communicate with each other. The users on the file-sharing network can download small pieces of a large music or movie file and reassemble them. The indictment alleged Lambert reproduced a copy of “The Green Hornet” in January 2011 and between that date and Feb. 25, 2011 “seeded” it or made it available for download by BitTorrent file-sharing technology. The group also rented servers in France, Canada and the United States to host websites and provide workspace for them to prepare the files for distribution as movies among themselves and for sale to others, according to the indictment. The group established an online PayPal account to accept donations to pay expenses, including rent for the servers and to receive payments for distribution of the pirated movies, the indictment said. Lambert made several transfers to the account, including one on Oct. 26, 2010 with the notation, “Server Funds,” according to the indictment.

rently employs two victim witness coordinators who specifically work with victims in the juvenile court system. Without the funding, Salavantis said, those two positions would be eliminated and no one would be available to help victims. “I’m supposed to be sitting down with the county manager (Robert Lawton) to discuss the funding. The state mandated we have to fund these positions. Now, they have placed the burden on the county. (The county) has to fund the positions.” Salavantis said she doesn’t want to see her office have to

cut any more positions and hopes she can save them by urging legislators to fight to have them state-funded again. “I understand that tough times mean tough decisions, but the elimination of funding for victims of juvenile offenders is simply a bad decision that ignores the rights crime victims are entitled to,” Salavantis said. “As the legislature goes through the budget process, my colleagues and I urge them to recognize mandatory victims’ rights as a priority and restore this funding.” Victims of Juvenile Offenders funding covers employ-


A “right-to-audit” clause must be in all contracts, the charter says, to give the county controller and manContinued from Page 3A ager access to vendor records and old government system. employees associated with the prodCharter drafters determined uct or service. the higher threshold would reduce time and money spent preparing and advertising purchase opportunities, though critics argued more extensive bidding saved money through increased competition. Quotes for purchases between $2,500 and $25,000 also are required by the charter, though council has the option to up this amount by ordinance. Before home rule, quotes were required for purchases between $3,000 and $7,500. A “right-to-audit” clause must be in all contracts, the charter says, to give the county controller and manager access to vendor records and employees associated with the product or service. The charter also says insurance must be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder. Under the old system, insurance was purchased through public proposals. Proposals differ from bids because experience and qualifications may be considered in addition to price. Lawton’s proposed policy says all

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bills had to go through the controller before payment was issued. The notification to council contained in the proposed code also could conflict with the charter. The charter says the manager approves purchases and only must seek council approval when a contract would cost the county $25,000 in any future year or $75,000 in two or more future years, impacting future budgets. Council clearance isn’t required for other purchases because it’s the manager’s responsibility to follow purchasing procedures and live within the council-approved budget, charter drafters said. Lawton said he was showing support for additional scrutiny of all proposed payments in his proposed code but will work with council to develop the final version. Council Chairman Jim Bobeck said Lawton already made it clear he will be suggesting revisions, and the manager and council will

bids should be submitted to the county controller’s office and publicly opened in the presence of the controller or his or her designee. County Controller Walter Griffith had expressed concerns that his office would stop being involved in bid openings under home rule. The proposed code increases the controller’s involvement, saying proposals for professional services also will be submitted to the controller’s office. In the past, proposals went to the purchasing office, which coordinated the opening and processing with departments seeking the services. The controller must publicly open proposals and inspect them for appropriate documents without publicly announcing the submitted dollar amounts, the proposed code says. Some other details from Lawton’s proposed purchasing code: • Insurance must be bid out at least every three years, with the frequency determined by the man-

ON THE WEB The proposed administrative code is on the council section of the county website,

ensure the code complies with the charter. “I’m open to comments from all sources,” Lawton said. The administrative code, which provides a blueprint for county operations, was introduced by Lawton Tuesday and must be adopted by council within 60 days. Lawton’s proposal also addresses at least two other potentially contentious issues – the filling of vacant court jobs and the power to hire and fire the election bureau director. Past county officials have complained when county judges replaced departed employees without advance notice to the administration. Judges have maintained the courts are an independent branch. Lawton would allow the judici-

ment costs for victim witness coordinators. The programs have helped more than 60,000 victims and witnesses of juvenile offenders in Pennsylvania annually. Salavantis made her sentiments known last week – National Crime Victims Rights Week, which ended Saturday. “It’s important for us to understand and respect the fact that the people who suffer the most from crime are its victims,” Salavantis said. “When we recognize and act on the rights of victims, we promote justice not only for victims and their families, but for the entire community.”

ager. • The purchasing director must obtain at least three prices when quotations are required. Vendors who refuse to provide quotes can’t be counted toward the three unless the purchasing director made a good faith effort to contact all known suppliers of the goods and services within the county. • When seeking proposals for professional services – including legal, architecture, accounting, engineering and appraisal work -the purchasing director will publish a list of qualifications required for any people or companies interested in submitting cost estimates. This list of qualifications can’t be drafted to favor any particular company or individual. • Vendors must maintain documentation supporting their bills for seven years after they’ve received final payment due to the “right-to-audit” clause. • Requests for purchases in any county department must go through the purchasing director. The county purchasing policy replaced by home rule had been implemented in 2004 to impose standards that were tougher than the state’s. State law requires bidding for non-professional services over $10,000 and does not require bids or proposals for professional services. ary to temporarily fill a vacant position within 90 days at the same or less pay. Notice of the temporary appointment, compensation and job description must be forwarded to the county manager within 30 days of the temporary hiring. The county manager would then have 30 days to review, approve and/or adjust the compensation and inform the judiciary of its action. The court’s compensation will stand if no action is taken by the manager. The county’s appointed election board recently questioned Lawton’s power to terminate election bureau director Leonard Piazza and select his replacement. Board members believe those duties fall under their jurisdiction. The proposed code says the election director is appointed by the county manager to oversee the election office. The election board may appoint a clerk to prepare board agendas and ensure board policies are implemented, and the board may select the county election bureau director as the clerk, the proposal says.

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the area where the horses are, because they were chewed up,” Rybicki said. Energy efficiency was key. “We have big heating and light bills here,” Bart said, “so I told them that anything they can do to reduce that would be a huge help.” The group installed energy efficient light bulbs in the kitty cottage and energy efficient air conditioners. A hot water heater was also replaced in the tack room, an area where small dogs are kept. Sunday’s get-together served as not only an unveiling of the new signs and facility fix-ups, but a picnic for the many volunteers that help at the refuge. “I like that they wanted to do this for the volunteers,” Bart said. “They’re all such big helps, they deserve it.” Rybicki said everything would not have been possible if not for the generosi“All of us in ty of the community. the group “We raised about are animal but lovers. When $5,000, we also rewe came up ceived a ton donations here and re- of from local alized Marge businesses does this all and people. Some comherself we panies were like, couldn’t be- just ‘Here’s a lieve it. We check,’ which was wanted to the case with help out.” Pizza Perfect down on Rachel Rybicki Carverton Penn State Road.” Wilkes-Barre Ranch Wagon provided the hot dogs for the volunteer picnic and the Little Theater of Wilkes-Barre helped out by making the group the charity of choice for the two weekends they ran “Chicago.” A bucket was passed around after each showing, and all donations were put towards the project. Several other companies and people donated, some of which can be seen on a plaque that will be put up at the refuge. “All of us in the group are animal lovers,” Rybicki said. “When we came up here and realized Marge does this all herself we couldn’t believe it. We wanted to help out.” “They were a high energy group,” Bart said. “Everything they’ve done here is super. I’m very grateful.”



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White House declines to say if it is harboring Chen Guangcheng in U.S. embassy in Beijing. By ANNE FLAHERTY Associated Press


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Pope Benedict XVI blesses a newly ordained priest during a ceremony in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday. PHILADELPHIA

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WASHINGTON — A top White House aide on Sunday said President Barack Obama wants to strike an “appropriate balance” between advancing human rights and maintaining U.S. relations with China, the first public comments by the administration on its potential involvement in harboring a Chinese activist on the eve of diplomatic talks between the two world powers. John Brennan, Obama’s counterterrorism adviser, declined to provide details on the incident or say whether the activist, Chen Guangcheng, might be hiding in the U.S. embassy in Beijing as reported.

Chen, who has exposed forced abortions and sterilizations in villages as a result of China’s one-child policy, escaped house arrest a week ago in Shandong province in eastern China. Chinesebased activists say he was driven away by supporters and then handed over to others who brought him to Beijing. “I think in all instances the president tries to balance our commitment to human rights, making sure that the people throughout the world have the ability to express themselves freely and openly, but also that we can continue to carry out our relationships with key countries overseas,” Brennan told “Fox News Sunday.” The U.S. relationship with China is “very important,” he added, “so we’re going to make sure that we do this in the appropriate way and the appropriate balance is struck.” Chen’s escape comes at a politically sensitive time for the U.S. This week,

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner head to Beijing for longplanned strategic and economic talks. Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell began a hurried mission to Beijing on Sunday to smooth the way for annual talks involving Clinton and Geithner. The U.S. has been looking to China for help on trying to curb suspected nuclear ambitions of North Korea and Iran, and to push Syria toward a ceasefire with anti-government protestors. Bilateral disputes over trade, China’s currency and U.S. relations with Taiwan also were expected to surface during the talks. While the White House has remained mostly mum on the incident — and how much it might factor into next week’s discussions — Brennan suggested that the diplomatic dance with China isn’t new. “I think it would be fair to say the

president has faced similar situations in the past in terms of this balancing requirement and so I’m confident that the president and others within the U.S. government will be able to find the right way forward,” Brennan said. Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney expressed his concern Sunday for the safety of Chen and his family, urging U.S. government officials to offer the dissident and his family protection. “My hope is that U.S. officials will take every measure to ensure that Chen and his family members are protected from further persecution,” Romney said early Sunday in a statement. “Our country must play a strong role in urging reform in China and supporting those fighting for the freedoms we enjoy.” While Chen escaped a week ago from Dongshigu village and made it 370 miles northwest to Beijing, his wife and 6-year-old daughter were left behind.

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olice say a toddler who fell from a three-story window in north PhilaP delphia has been released from a hospi-

tal. Police said the 1-year-old fell from the alleyway window of a home in the Logan section of the city at about 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Authorities told WCAU-TV that the child was pushing through a screen window and fell. Police told The Philadelphia Inquirer that the toddler landed on a trash pile, which apparently prevented a more serious injury. The child was taken to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children but was released from the hospital Saturday night.

Fatal accident in St. Louis may lead to closer scrutiny of temporary structures.


Body of worker is found

The body of a British Red Cross worker held captive in Pakistan since January was found in an orchard Sunday, his throat slit and a note attached to his body saying he was killed because no ransom was paid, police said. Khalil Rasjed Dale, 60, was managing a health program in the city of Quetta in southwestern Pakistan when armed men seized him from a street close to his office. The identities of his captors are unknown, but the region is home to separatist and Islamist militants who have kidnapped for ransom before. The director-general of the International Committee of the Red Cross condemned the “barbaric act.” “All of us at the ICRC and at the British Red Cross share the grief and outrage of Khalil’s family and friends,” said Yves Daccord. MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA

21 killed in two assaults

Gunmen attacked worship services at a university campus and a church Sunday in northern Nigeria, killing at least 21 people in coordinated assaults that saw panicked Christians gunned down as they tried to flee, witnesses and officials said. The deadlier attack targeted an old section of Bayero University’s campus in the city of Kano where churches hold Sunday services, with gunmen killing at least 16 people and wounding at least 22 others, according to the Nigerian Red Cross. A later attack in the northeast city of Maiduguri saw gunmen open fire at a Church of Christ in Nigeria chapel, killing five people, including a pastor preparing for Communion, witnesses said. No group immediately claimed responsibility, but the attacks bore similarities to others carried by a radical Islamist sect known as Boko Haram. JERUSALEM

Ex-PM against Iran strike

A former Israeli prime minister added his voice Sunday to a growing chorus of Israeli officials against a military strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities. Ehud Olmert spoke to Israel’s Channel 10 TV from New York. “There is no reason at this time not to talk about a military effort,” he said, “but definitely not to initiate an Israeli military strike.” Israel and the West suspect Iran is aiming to obtain nuclear weapons. Iran insists its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes. Olmert was Israel’s prime minister from 2006-2009. He was in office when a suspected nuclear site in Syria was attacked in 2007. It was assumed that Israel carried out the airstrike, but Israel never acknowledged that. Olmert’s remarks came after Israel’s former internal security chief, Yuval Diskin, said the government is misleading the public on the level of effectiveness of a military strike.

By JIM SALTER Associated Press


One World Trade Center, now up to 90 floors and heading to 104 floors, towers over the lower Manhattan skyline in New York. The agency building the new World Trade Center says a design flaw could add millions of dollars to the cost of the complex’s signature tower.

World Trade Center back on top

Building to replace towers destroyed in Sept. 11 attacks will become city’s tallest skyscraper today. By DAVID B. CARUSO Associated Press

NEW YORK — One World Trade Center, the giant monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, will lay claim to the title of New York City’s tallest skyscraper today. Workers will workers erect steel columns that will make its unfinished skeleton a little over 1,250 feet high, just enough to peak over the roof of the observation deck on the Empire State Building. The milestone is a preliminary one. Workers are still adding floors to the socalled “Freedom Tower” and it isn’t expected to reach its full height for at least another year, at which point it is likely to be declared the tallest building in the U.S., and third tallest in the world. Those bragging rights, though, will carry an asterisk. Crowning the world’s tallest buildings is a little like picking the heavyweight

Empire State Building, left, and One World Trade Center, right, in New York.

champion in boxing. There is often disagreement about who deserves the belt. In this case, the issue involves the 408foot-tall needle that will sit on the tower’s roof. Count it, and the World Trade Center is back on top. Otherwise, it will have to set-

tle for No. 2, after the Willis Tower in Chicago. “Height is complicated,” said Nathaniel Hollister, a spokesman for The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats, a Chicago-based organization considered an authority on such records. Experts and architects have long disagreed about where to stop measuring super-tall buildings outfitted with masts, spires and antennas that extend far above the roof. Consider the case of the Empire State Building: Measured from the sidewalk to the tip of its needle-like antenna, the granddaddy of all super-tall skyscrapers actually stands1,454 feet high, well above the mark being surpassed by One World Trade Center on Monday. Purists, though, say antennas shouldn’t count when determining building height. An antenna, they say, is more like furniture than a piece of architecture. Like a chair sitting on a rooftop, an antenna can be attached or removed. The Empire State Building didn’t even get its distinctive antenna until 1952. The record books, as the argument goes, shouldn’t change every time someone installs a new satellite dish.

Van plunges off road in NYC, killing seven By VERENA DOBNIK Associated Press

NEW YORK — An out-of-control SUV barreled across several lanes of traffic on a highway overpass Sunday, then plunged more than 50 feet off the side of the road and landed in a ravine on the grounds of the Bronx Zoo, killing all seven people aboard, including three children, authorities said. The 2004 Honda Pilot apparently flipped over a 4-foot-high iron fence before landing on zoo property. The cause of the crash was unclear, and police haven’t yet said how fast the SUV was traveling. A city official said the guardrail’s height would be one of the safety issues investigated. Police identified the dead as Jacob Nunez, 85, and Ana Julia Martinez, 81, both from the Dominican Republic, and their

daughters, Maria Gonzalez, 45, and Maria Nunez, 39, and three grandchildren. Police say Gonzalez was driving. The children were identified as Jocelyn Gonzalez, 10, the daughter of the driver, Niely Rosario, 7, and Marly Rosario, 3, both daughters of Nunez. The SUV was headed south on the Bronx River Parkway when it bounced off the median, crossed three southbound lanes and hit the curb, causing the vehicle to become airborne, continue over the guardrail and plunge 59 feet, police said. The SUV landed on zoo property that’s closed to the public and far from any animal exhibits, zoo spokeswoman Mary Dixon said. The vehicle lay mangled hours later, its right doors ripped off. It’s not clear what caused the SUV to go out of control around 12:30 p.m. The southbound side of the highway was


Authorities say this out-of-control van plunged off a roadway near the Bronx Zoo, killing seven people, including three children.

closed briefly Sunday afternoon while police investigated, but later reopened. The medical examiner’s office said it expected to release the victims’ causes of death today.

ST. LOUIS — A fatal tent collapse near a downtown St. Louis bar during a severe thunderstorm Saturday could lead to closer scrutiny of the temporary structures, a spokesman for St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay said Sunday. Also Sunday, St. Louis police spokeswoman Schron Jackson identified the victim as 58-yearold Alfred Goodman of Waterloo, Ill. Jackson didn’t provide a cause of death. City operations director Sam Dotson said the medical examiner plans do an autopsy today. Saturday’s fast-moving storm ripped a large beer tent at Kilroy’s Sports Bar from its moorings and sent it and debris hurtling through the air about 80 minutes after the end of a St. Louis Cardinals game. Seventeen of the roughly 200 people in the tent were taken to hospitals and up to 100 others were treated at the scene, which was near Busch Stadium. Questions about the Dotson said tent’s safety Sunday that a — especially wind gust of in dangerous over 70 mph weather — St. destroyed the linger. Louis had tent, shatterbeen under ing the alumi- thundernum poles and storm watches and warnblowing the ings for some structure onto time prior to nearby railroad Saturday’s incident. tracks. Building Commissioner Frank Oswald said Kilroy’s was granted a tent permit on April 11 and it passed inspection a couple of days later. He said the city of St. Louis requires tents to be able to withstand winds up to 90 mph. Dotson said Sunday that a wind gust of over 70 mph destroyed the tent, shattering the aluminum poles and blowing the structure onto nearby railroad tracks. “This tent was inspected, but we need to make sure there weren’t modifications to it,” he said, noting that the collapse was likely to spark discussion among city leaders about the safety of the tents and whether more regulations are needed to make sure they’re safe. Oswald declined to speculate about whether the bar could face sanctions. Both Oswald and Deputy Fire Chief John Altmann cautioned that patrons need to understand that a tent is not a safe place to be in bad weather.


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Apple uses legal tricks to dodge taxes, paper says Technology companies find it easier to move profits to tax-friendly areas.

The Associated Press

NEW YORK — A published report says Apple Inc. uses subsidiaries in Ireland, the Netherlands and other low-tax nations as part of a strategy that enables the technology giant to cut its global tax bill by billions of dollars every year. The New York Times on Sun-

day outlined legal methods used by Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple to avoid paying billions of dollars in federal and state taxes. One approach highlighted in the report: Even though the company is based in California, Apple has set up a small office in Reno, Nev. to collect and invest its profits. The corporate tax rate in Nevada is zero. In California, it’s 8.84 percent. While many major corporations try to reduce their tax bills, technology companies like Ap-

ple, Google Inc., Microsoft Corp. and others have more options to do so. That’s because some of their revenue comes from digital products or royalties on patents, which makes it easier for them to move profits to tax-friendly states or countries, the Times said. The 71 technology companies in the S&P 500, including Apple, Google, Yahoo Inc. and Dell Inc., reported paying global cash taxes over the past two years at a rate

that’s, on average, one-third less than other S&P 500 companies, the Times said. Apple has legally allocated about 70 percent of its profits overseas, where tax rates are often much lower than in the U.S., according to company filings. The Times cites a study by for-

mer Treasury Department economist Martin A. Sullivan that estimates Apple’s federal tax bill would have been $2.4 billion higher last year without such tactics. The newspaper says Apple paid $3.3 billion in cash taxes globally on $34.2 billion in profits

last year. That’s a tax rate of 9.8 percent. In a statement, Apple told the Times that it has complied with all laws and accounting rules, and says that its U.S. operations generated nearly $5 billion in federal and state income taxes in the first half of fiscal 2012.


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MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012

MARTIN HELLER, 71, of Kingston, passed away on Saturday. Born in New York City, he was the son of Frances Berkowitz Heller and the late Jack Heller. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during Vietnam and was an accountant and a member of Temple B’nai B’rith. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Patrice Heller. He will be sadly missed by his children, Lee Heller and wife Erika, Melissa Barnett and husband Gregory, and Jason Heller. He will also be missed by grandchildren Samantha, Ashley, and Nathan as well as nieces, nephews, and other family and friends. He was a beloved brother of Harry, Sharon, and Richard and his wife Loree. A memorial service will be Tuesday at 6 p.m. and Shiva will be Wednesday and Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Temple B’nai B’rith, Kingston.

FUNERALS ADAMS – Kathy, funeral services 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Wyalusing United Methodist Church, Church Street, Wyalusing. Friends may call 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. today in the church. BOYANOSKI – Eleanor, funeral services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Lokuta-Zawacki Funeral Home, 200 Wyoming Ave., Dupont. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m.. in Sacred Heart Church, Dupont. Friends may call 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today. BUTLER – Jean, funeral 9:30 a.m. today in Mamary-Durkin Funeral Services, 59 Parrish St., WilkesBarre. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Aloysius Church, Wilkes-Barre. Friends may call 8:30 a.m. to time of funeral. DELETCONICH – Helen, funeral services 9:30 a.m. today in the Karl E. Blight Funeral Home, 392 Wyoming Ave, Kingston. Requiem Services at 10 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church, Edwardsville FEDEROWICZ – Matilda, Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19, in All Saints Parish, Plymouth. KUZYNSKI – Helen, funeral 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Kniffen O’Malley Funeral Home, Inc., 728 Main St., Avoca. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. LABRUTTE - Dolores, Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. today in St. Rocco’s R.C. Church, Pittston. LEWIS – Albert, friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today in Heller’s Funeral Home, Nescopeck. Pete will lie in state at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Pond Hill, noon to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, followed by the funeral service at 1 p.m. LIEB – Ann, Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Mark V.Yanaitis Funeral Home, 55 Stark St., Plains, and 9 a.m. to time of services at the church. LYSIAK – Claire, funeral services 9 a.m. today in the Bednarski & Thomas Funeral Home, 27 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of Hope Parish, Wilkes-Barre. MARCHAKITUS – Lorraine, celebration of life 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in McLaughlin’s – The Family Funeral Service, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. Friends may call 5 to 7 p.m. MCELWEE – June, friends may call 10 a.m. to noon today in the S.J. Grontkowski Funeral Home, Plymouth. MCGEEVER – James, celebration of life 3 p.m. Sunday, May 13, in the grove at McGeever’s Pond. NEWCOMB – Vivian, funeral services 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home, Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. OSISEK – Anna, Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. today in St. Mary’s Our Lady Help of Christians Church, 3529 St. Mary’s Road, Dorrance. Friends may call 10 a.m. until time of service at the church. PIERCE – Timothy Jr., friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today in the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St, Pittston. REILLY – Margaret, funeral service 9 a.m. Tuesday in the Lehman Family Funeral Service, Inc., 403 Berwick Street, White Haven. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Patrick’s Church, White Haven. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today. RORICK – Betty, memorial liturgy 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 474 Yalick Road, Dallas. SCHULER – Ryan, funeral services 10 a.m. today in the Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas. SCHWARTZ – Rochelle, funeral service 11 a.m. today in the Rosenberg Funeral Chapel, 348 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. STINE – Ann, Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, May 12, in Grace Church, Kingston. SUDO – Adam, funeral 10:30 a.m. today in the Kearney Funeral Home, Inc., 173 E. Green St., Nanticoke. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Faustina Parish, Nanticoke. Friends may call 9:30 a.m. until time of service. TUSCHER – James, funeral Mass 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Our Lady of Hope Parish, Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until services begin. WALLACE – Louise, funeral services 9:30 a.m. today in the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church – Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Wilkes-Barre.












Walter J. Burko Sr. April 28, 2012 alter J. Burko Sr., 86, of the Hudson section of Plains W Township, passed away peacefully

on Saturday evening, April 28, 2012, in the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, following an illness. Born in Hudson, on March 21, 1926, he was the son of the late John and Clara Wojtowicz Burko. He attended Plains Memorial High School and had worked as a pressman for International Color Press. He later had worked for Muskin Pools until his retirement. He was an accomplished handyman. Walter was a devoted husband to his wife Irene and a loving father and grandfather. He was a member of the former St. Joseph Church, Hudson, and currently a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains. Walter was the last of his large family. He was preceded in death by brothers, Joseph, Anthony, Michael, John, baby Charlie and by sisters,

Olga Burko, Mary Armillei, Ann Zabotka,Victoria Petrick, Helen Serafin and baby Sophie. Walter is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, the former Irene L. Rogozenski, at home; son Walter Jr., Bear Creek Township; daughter Kathy Gooday and her husband Bruce; a grandson Justin Gooday, Bear Creek; a sister-in-law Marge Burko, Plains, and by many nieces and nephews. Walter’s funeral will be conducted on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. from the Mark V. Yanaitis Funeral Home, 55 Stark Street, Plains, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hudson. Friends may call on Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to time of services. Memorial donations may be sent to Ss. Peter and Paul Food Pantry,13 Hudson Road, Plains, PA 18705. Words of comfort or condolences may be sent or directions accessed at

Gertrude (Trudi) Jellici April 27, 2012 ertrude (Trudi) Jellici, 76, of Wyoming passed away Friday in G her home. Born in West Wyoming, she was the daughter of the late John and Laura Sprow Pointon. She was a graduate of West Wyoming High School and attended Penn State University. Prior to her retirement, she was employed at Schott Glass. After her retirement, she was employed at Walmart of Pittston as a greeter and later as a crossing guard in West Pittston and presently in Exeter. Preceding her in death were her

husband, Helmuth Jellici, brothers, Daniel and John Pointon; sisters, Jackie Wheeler and Lillian Huntz. Surviving are children Sharon Stoss and her husband Richard, Pittston; Laura Dunstan, Hazleton; Susan Farrell and her husband Jack, Exeter; Calvin A. Dunstan Jr., Texas; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at the convenience of the family from the Metcalfe and Shaver funeral home Inc., 504 Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming.

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Student loan increase is hot election topic Lawmakers of both parties say they want to protect college students. A N A LY S I S By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — In the political campaigns still taking shape, President Barack Obama, Republican challenger Mitt Romney and lawmakers of both parties say they want to protect college students from a sharp increase in interest rates on federally subsidized loans. Agree, they might, and act they surely will. But first, they settled into a political brawl. What might have looked like a relatively simple matter mushroomed into a politically charged veto showdown. “This is beneath us. This is beneath the dignity of this House and the dignity of the public trust that we enjoy,” protested House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. Evidently not. “It shouldn’t be a Republican or a Democratic issue. This is an American issue,” Obama said last week as he broached the topic of legislation in a move to gain support from students in the fall. He urged his listeners to urge their lawmakers to block an increase in interest rates on federally subsidized loans issued beginning July 1. There was partisan pop behind Obama’s message, though. In campaign-style appearances on college campuses, he quoted one unnamed Republican lawmaker as saying she had “very little tolerance for people who tell me they graduate with debt because there’s no reason for that.” Another GOP lawmaker likened student loans to “stage three cancer of socialism,” he said. Both Republicans quickly said they had been quoted out of context. Within a day, Romney told reporters he agreed on the need to prevent the rate increase, while conceding nothing to Obama in the search for political advantage. “I support extending the temporary relief on interest rates for students,” he said, and cited “extraordinarily poor conditions in the job market” in a

jab at the president’s handling of the economy. Congressional Democrats announced they would write legislation to prevent a doubling of the current 3.4 percent interest rate, and cover the $6 billion cost by requiring more wealthy individuals to pay Social Security and Medicare payroll tax. It was a not-so-subtle reprise of a perennial allegation that Republicans want to cut programs benefiting those who aren’t rich to protect tax cuts for those who are. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said “The only reason Democrats have proposed this particular solution to the problem is to get Republicans to oppose it, to make us cast a vote they think will make us look bad to the voters.” He then accused Democrats of wanting to pay for the legislation “by raiding Social Security and Medicare, and by making it even harder for small businesses to hire.” Democrats noted that the Republican-written budget included no provisions to block the increase in the interest rate. It was evidence, they added, that if the GOP had its way, the cost of borrowing would double soon. Boehner shot back that the Republican-controlled House would vote quickly to prevent the interest rate from rising. Then he, too, put his thumb on the political scales. The Republican bill would cover the $6 billion cost by slicing into a fund to cover preventive health care costs. That expanded the struggle to include one of the Republicans’ own campaign planks — the promise to repeal what they deride as “Obamacare,” and failing that, to dismantle it piece by piece. Democrats said the health care fund Republicans had targeted was evidence of a “war on women.” Addressing Democrats, Boehner responded “you may have already forgotten that several months ago you voted to cut $4 billion out of this fund to pay for the payroll tax cut.” By then, the White House weighed in with a veto threat, which House Republicans promptly ignored in passing its version of the measure on a near party-line vote of 215-195.


President Barack Obama high-fives late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel as Caren Bohan, a Reuters journalist and president of the White House Correspondents’ Association, looks on during the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, Saturday night in Washington.

Dinner serves up humor Obama has fun at White House event ing me from Cartagena,” he said, referring to their recent trip to the Summit of the Americas in Colombia, where Clinton was photographed drinking a beer and dancing. This year, Obama is the incumbent, but the dinner was far from a campaign-free zone. The president pointed out his similarities with the presumed Republican nominee, Mitt Romney. “We both think of our wives as our better halves, and the American people agree to an insulting extent,” the president said. “We both have degrees from Harvard. I have one, he has two. What a snob.” The crack drew a thumbs up from former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, who was in the audience. Santorum dropped out of the presidential primary campaign earlier this month. He had called Obama a snob for encouraging young Americans to attend college. But Obama touched on serious themes as well, remembering The New York Times’ Anthony Shadid and Marie Colvin of the Sunday Times of London, who died while covering the uprising in Syria. “Never forget that our country depends on you to help protect our freedom, our democracy and our way of life,” Obama said. Then he returned to the lighter side: “I have to get the Secret Service home in time for their new curfew.” Kimmel, the night’s featured entertainer, asked Obama: “You remember when the country rallied around you in hopes of a better tomorrow? That was hilarious.” “There’s a term for guys like President Obama,” Kimmel said with a pause. “Probably not two terms.” Proceeds from the dinner go

toward scholarships for aspiring journalists and awards for distinction in the profession. The association was formed in 1914 as a liaison between the press and the president. Every president since Calvin Coolidge has attended the dinner. Several journalists were also honored at the dinner: • Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman, Eileen Sullivan and Chris Hawley of The Associated Press, for winning the Edgar A. Poe Award for their stories about the New York City Police Department’s widespread surveillance of Muslims after the Sept. 11 terror attacks. It’s the fourth major prize for the series, which has also won the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting, the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting and a George Polk Award. • ABC’s Jake Tapper and Politico’s Glenn Thrush, Carrie Budoff Brown, Manu Raju and John Bresnahan, for winning the Merriman Smith Award for excellence in presidential coverage under pressure. Tapper won in the broadcast category for breaking the news that rating agency Standard & Poor’s was on the verge of downgrading the federal government’s triple-A credit rating because of concerns over political gridlock in Washington. In the print category, Thrush, Budoff Brown, Raju and Bresnahan of Politico won for their report on the deal between Obama and congressional Republicans to raise the U.S. debt ceiling. • Scott Wilson, of The Washington Post, for winning the Aldo Beckman award. Wilson was recognized for his “deeply reported and nuanced stories, his evocative writing and his clear presentation of complex issues, particularly on the foreign policy front.”

police Sunday reported the following: • Police are investigating a burglary at a residence on Dexter WILKES-BARRE – A 10-yearold boy was attacked by a pit bull Street. The owner reported that during the week of April 23 the Sunday morning as he was leaving the residence of friends at 176 residence was entered through a back door and among the items S. Grant St., police said. The unidentified boy had been stolen were a torpedo heater and playing at the house when two pit vacuum cleaner. • Suzanne Reinhardt of Hazle bulls owned by Howard Hughes Township was arrested after she got out and went after the boy, allegedly concealed merchandise police said. One of the dogs bit in her pockets and under her the boy on the hand and thigh, shirt at the Family Dollar store on police said. Carey Avenue. Reinhardt was The boy was taken to Geisalso wanted in Carbon County inger Wyoming Valley Hospital, and by Wilkes-Barre Township Plains Township. police. She was released to the The investigation is ongoing. custody of Wilkes-Barre Township police. BLACK CREEK TWP. - A Sugarloaf man was seriously WILKES-BARRE – City police injured Sunday afternoon when reported the following: he crashed his motorcycle on • Marissa Chickeletti of DuWest County Road, state police ryea was arrested on suspicion of said. Clifton Harris Jr., 50, was trans- drunken driving early Sunday morning after a traffic stop near ported to Geisinger Wyoming the intersection of West NorthValley Medical Center in Plains Township, where he was listed in ampton and South River streets. She committed a traffic violation stable condition. and fumbled for her personal State police said Harris lost control of a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle while negotiating a left curve in the road around 2:30 p.m. He was wearing a helmet, glasses and boots, state police said.

information when asked by police. She also failed field sobriety tests and two alcohol breath tests showed positive results for intoxication. She was taken into custody and later released into the custody of a sober adult. Charges were filed with a local district judge.

By MICHELE SALCEDO Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama scattered the barbs during the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner as he poked fun at White House races past and present, the Secret Service and Donald Trump. Even the entrance to his speech Saturday night was part of his schtick. The president walked off stage just before he took the podium with an alleged “hot mic,” making fun of getting caught last month on an open microphone with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. “What am I doing here,” he asks off stage. “I’m opening for Jimmy Kimmel and telling knock-knock jokes to Kim Kardashian.” Once on stage, the president revisited last year’s dinner, which took place as Navy SEALS were dispatched to capture and kill Osama bin Laden. “Last year at this time, this very weekend, we finally delivered justice to one of the world’s most notorious individuals,” Obama said. Then a picture of real estate mogul Donald Trump appeared on the room’s television monitors. The president last year delivered a scathing roast of Trump, who flirted with running for the Republican nomination and claimed he had solved the “mystery” of Obama’s birth certificate. Obama also took a shot at the Republican congressional leadership, whom he thanked “for taking time from their exhausting schedule of not passing any laws” to attend the dinner. Four years ago, Obama recalled, he was locked in a tough primary fight with Hillary Rodham Clinton, now his secretary of state. “She can’t stop drunk text-


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PLAINS TWP. -- Hubert Bare of 11 Mack St. reported someone attempted to steal his 2001 Pontiac Grand Am around 4:20 a.m. Sunday. He noticed the ignition was tampered with. Police also took several reports of vehicles that were entered and items stolen in the area of Mack Street, Warner Street and Parkview Drive. Residents are advised to lock their vehicles.

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1 year since Osama slaying marked A weaker al-Qaida still plots payback for U.S. raid that took life of bin Laden.

By KIMBERLY DOZIER AP Intelligence Writer

WASHINGTON — A year after the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden, al-Qaida is hobbled and hunted, too busy surviving for the moment to carry out another Sept. 11-style attack on U.S. soil. But the terrorist network dreams still of payback, and U.S. counterterrorist officials warn that, in time, its offshoots may deliver. A decade of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that has cost the U.S. about $1.28 trillion and 6,300 U.S. troops lives has forced alQaida’s affiliates to regroup, from Yemen to Iraq. Bin Laden’s No. 2, Ayman al-Zawahri, is thought to be hiding, out of U.S. reach, in Pakistan’s mountains, just as bin Laden was for so many years. “It’s wishful thinking to say alQaida is on the brink of defeat,” says Seth Jones, a Rand analyst and adviser to U.S. special operations forces. “They have increased global presence, the number of attacks by affiliates

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has risen, and in some places like Yemen, they’ve expanded control of territory.” It’s a complicated, somewhat murky picture for Americans to grasp. U.S. officials say bin Laden’s old team is all but dismantled. But they say new branches are hitting Western targets and U.S. allies overseas, and still aspire to match their parent organization’s milestone of Sept. 11, 2001. The deadliest is in Yemen. “They are continuing to try to again, carry out an attack against U.S. persons inside of Yemen, as well as against the homeland,” White House counterterrorism advisor John Brennan said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week.” “We’re working very closely with our Yemeni partners to track down all these leads,” he said. Brennan says there’s no sign of an active revenge plot against U.S. targets, but U.S. citizens in Pakistan and beyond are being warned to be vigilant ahead of the May 2 anniversary of the night raid. U.S. helicopters swooped down on bin Laden’s compound in the Pakistani army town of Abbottabad, killing him, one of his sons, two couriers and their wives. The last view for Americans of

the mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks was that of a wizened old man sitting in front of an old television, wrapped in a blanket. The world may never see photographic proof of his death. U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg in Washington ruled last week that the Obama administration, under the Freedom of Information Act, would not have to turn over images of bin Laden during or after the raid. “Verbal descriptions of the death and burial of Osama Bin Laden will have to suffice,” Boasberg wrote in his ruling on the lawsuit by the public interest group Judicial Watch. Bin Laden’s killing and al-Qaida’s stumbling efforts to regroup are now the national security centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign. The White House frequently cites the president’s decision to approve the raid, with only a 5050 chance that bin Laden was even at the compound. Obama could have gone down in history as the man who put the Navy SEALs and the relationship with Pakistan in jeopardy, while failing to catch the al-Qaida leader. “Al-Qaida was and is our No. 1 enemy,” White House spokesman Jay Carney said last week.

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“So it’s a part of his foreign policy record, obviously, but it’s also part of a very serious endeavor to keep our country safe.” How safe remains in question. U.S. officials say al-Qaida is less able to carry out a complex attack like Sept. 11 and they rule out al-Qaida’s ability to attack with weapons of mass destruction in the coming year. These officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they say publicly identifying themselves could make them a target of the terrorist group. U.S. counterterrorist forces have killed roughly half of al-Qaida’s top 20 leaders since the raid. That includes U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, killed by a drone in Yemen last September, less than six months after bin Laden’s death. Only a few of the original alQaida team remain, and most of the new names on the U.S. target lists are relative unknowns, officials say. “The last terror attack was seven years ago in London and they haven’t had any major attacks in the U.S.” says Peter Bergen, an alQaida expert who once met bin Laden. “They are recruiting nohopers and dead-enders.” Yet Zawahri is still out there.

IMMIGRANT DETENTIONS Average daily number of immigrants held in detention increased 67% from 2002 to 2011, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Dates are “fiscal years,” which run July 1 through June 30.

civil rights groups, who contend 389,834 2009 the government is unnecessarily detaining thousands of immi392,862 2010 grants each year. 19,992 2002 19,992 396,906 2011 But advocates for immigration 21,178 2003 reform say cases like Diop’s are 2012* 136,773 21,928 2004 an example of an overly burdensome process that allows some 2005 19,718 0 100,000 200,000 300,000 400,000 detainees to clog up the system *As of Feb. 20, 2012 2006 22,975 with seemingly endless appeals. Source: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Mark Guydish/The Times Leader 2007 30,295 One thing both sides agree up2008 31,771 on: Immigration enforcement is hearing before a judge, who de- ican Immigration Reform. “You 2009 32,098 expensive. termines whether they fit the cri- let people go back on the street 30,885 teria to be detained. Once the de- they assume a new identity and 2010 Deportations on rise cision to detain is made, they are disappear and you have to find 2 0 1 1 33,330 The number of deportations not provided any further oppor- them all over again.” 2012* 32,191 has steadily increased over the tunity for judicial review regardIf there is a problem with the 0 10,000 20,000 30,000 past few years, rising from ing the necessity for them to re- immigration system, it’s the over291,060 in fiscal year 2007 to main detained. ly burdensome appeal process af- *As of Feb. 20, 2012 396,906 in fiscal year 2011, ac“They have no right to have an forded immigrants that allows Mark Guydish/The Times Leader cording to ICE. impartial adjudicator review some to clog up the system with The number of immigrants be- their detention, no matter how seemingly endless appeals, Mehl- did not come to the attention of ing detained pending deporta- long it takes. That’s not constitu- man said. immigration officials until 2008. tion has also skyrocketed. At the tional,” said Valerie Burch, one of “The system allows illegal In the case before the Third end of fiscal year 2002 the aver- the attorneys with the ACLU who aliens and their attorneys to Circuit, attorneys for the U.S. Deage daily population of detainees represented Diop. “The Consti- game the system with endless ap- partment of Justice acknowlwas19,922. That rose to 33,330 in tution affords everyone due proc- peals and requests to reopen edged Diop had been held in cusfiscal year 2011, according to ICE. ess. You can’t detain someone for cases,” he said. “People need tody longer than most detainees. There were 32,191 immigrants years without an opportunity to their day in court, but there has But they said that was largely due detained nationwide as of Feb. 20 have a judge look at the case and to be some finality.” to his actions in filing numerous this year. At an average cost of see if it’s lawful or not.” appeals of adverse decisions ren$122 per day, that equates to $3.9 The ACLU contends the gov- Diop filed appeals dered in his case. Diop, who acknowledges he’s million each day, or $1.43 billion ernment’s detention policy has That’s a prime example of in the United States illegally, has this year alone. led to widespread abuses of huabuses within the appellate court In most cases illegal immi- man rights. They point to exam- fully exercised those appellate system, Mehlman said. grants subject to a final removal ples people, including women, rights both in state and federal “People who want to contest court. order are deported within a children and entire families, who With the help of the ACLU, he their removal from the county month or less after being de- fled persecution in their home tained. But there are hundreds of countries, only to come to Amer- was released on bail in February should be able to do so. But if you cases, particularly those involv- ica and be held in prison for 2011 from the York County pris- are going to keep appealing deciing immigrants seeking political months, or in some cases, years. on, one of four prisons in Penn- sions, the onus is on you,” Mehlasylum and those convicted of “I had a girl who was fleeing sylvania that act as immigration man said. The ACLU acknowledged criminal charges, that can take a from female mutilation who was detention centers. 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This an undated file photo shows al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, in Afghanistan.

Though constantly hunted, he has managed to release 13 audio and video messages to followers since bin Laden’s death, a near record-rate of release according to the IntelCenter, a private intelligence firm. He has urged followers to seize on the unrest left by the Arab Spring to build organizations and influence in Egypt, Libya and elsewhere, and back rebels in Syria — a call that U.S. intelligence officials say is being

heeded. U.S. attempts to deliver a “knockout punch” to Zawahri and his followers in Pakistan have been hamstrung by a breakdown in relations with Pakistan’s government over the bin Laden raid. Pakistani officials saw the raid as a violation of their sovereignty, made worse by a U.S. friendly fire attack that killed almost two dozen Pakistani troops on the border with Afghanistan last fall.

with Diop, ruling that the government could not indefinitely detain him without providing him an opportunity to review that decision. “At a certain point, continued detention becomes unreasonable and unconstitutional . . . unless the government has justified its actions at a hearing inquiring into whether continued detention is consistent with the law’s purposes of preventing flight and dangers to the community,” the court said. The decision will impact other detainees held within the Third Circuit’s jurisdiction, which includes Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

subjected to severe beatings by government officials who believed him to be part of a separatist group. Under law, an immigrant convicted of a crime can only seek asylum if they can prove they will be subject to torture by their government if they are returned to their native country, Burch said. Non criminals need to prove they will be subject to persecution, a much lower standard than torture, she said. While he won his battle to obtain bail, Diop’s chance at succeeding in stopping his removal from the country is far less certain. Even if he succeeds in negating the 1995 conviction, he still faces deportation based on a 2005 conviction for recklessly endangering another person for knocking a police officer over with his car as he fled from a traffic stop. Court records show Diop has other run-ins with the law over the past 17 years as well, including two convictions for drunken driving in 1998 and 2003. He’s currently awaiting trial in Luzerne County court on a simple assault charge for allegedly punching his teenage daughter in the face in May 2011. Burch said she understands Diop’s case might not draw much sympathy from the public. He has had problems, she said, but said that should not preclude him from seeking asylum. “I don’t want to make excuses for anyone’s criminal record . . . but don’t think that means he should be deported to a place where he will be persecuted, tortured or killed,” she said.

Deportation fight goes on Diop is continuing to fight deportation. His efforts now focus on overturning the 1995 drug conviction. He recently filed a federal lawsuit against Luzerne County judicial officials that seeks to void the conviction based on claims his right to due process was violated because he was never advised that the guilty plea would lead to his deportation. Negating the 1995 conviction is key to Diop’s attempt to avoid deportation because a drug conviction is among the crimes that, by itself, mandates an immigrant’s removal from the country, Burch said. The conviction also makes is more difficult to seek to stay in the country based on a political asylum claim. Diop entered the United States illegally at age 25 after he fled Senegal, where he claims he was

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France’s election yields no ‘presidential’ hopeful


BSERVERS HAVE been quick to point out the unprecedented nature of Nicolas Sarkozy’s defeat in the first round of the French presidential elections. No incumbent has failed to lead the field at this stage since direct elections were inaugurated in 1965. But whether the symbolism of his defeat has humbled the president, simple voting arithmetic suggests that he is far from down and out. Indeed, given the way the votes fell, with Sarkozy trailing the winner, François Hollande, more narrowly than expected, and the Front National outpolling the far left by a wide margin, it is in some ways easier to construct a majority for the right in the second round than vice versa.

Sarkozy already has indicated what his pitch will be in the runoff, hinting at the “chaos” that would ensue were Hollande to assume the presidency because of what the president sees as the challenger’s aversion to austerity. The truth is that neither candidate has conjured a compelling vision. The problem for Sarkozy is that the lack of a clear policy contrast turns the runoff into a personality contest that becomes harder for him to win. While Hollande does not inspire, he does not seem to enervate so many of his fellow countrymen as the president does. Whatever the outcome, the narrowing of horizons does not bode well for France. Financial Times, London

QUOTE OF THE DAY “You know nothing’s changed in Washington if heads don’t roll.” Sen. Chuck Grassley The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee says the nation needs to know whether reports of sexual misbehavior by agents traveling in advance of the president reflect part of the culture of the Secret Service, putting security at risk.

Summit without substance


T IS A sad commentary on the Sixth Summit of the Americas, the triennial gathering of 34 heads of state from North, South and Central America, when the outcomes are overshadowed by the misbehavior of President Barack Obama’s advance team and security detail. Then again, even that commentary might be preferable to focusing on the deep disagreements that make plain the distance between Washington and most of its Latin American interlocutors. Two issues dominated the meeting. The first was the ongoing exclusion of Cuba. Most Latin governments prefer to have Cuba in attendance. The second issue is drug pol-

icy. The “war on drugs” that has been pushed by the United States for more than four decades -- despite its minimal impact on prices or drug use -- has resulted in huge sums of money for drug dealers, while contributing to corruption throughout the hemisphere. By just about every indicator, the war is being lost and demands reconsideration. Unfortunately, Obama, like most other U.S. political leaders, is unwilling to consider possible alternatives. Inflexibility in the face of repeated failure and the continued demand that other leaders adhere to the failed policy only undermined the credibility of the Summit of the Americas once again. The Japan Times, Tokyo

Keep Khadr at ‘Gitmo’


F AMERICAN soldiers had not saved Omar Khadr’s life, even after he killed one of their own, there’d be no bleeding hearts and drama queens urging the government of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to immediately accept his application for transfer to Canada from a U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay. If Afghan soldiers had ruled the day following that gun battle with al-Qaida, the seriously wounded Khadr would have now been dead 10 years, and his existence would have been all but forgotten. Instead, the then-15-year-old Canadian-born jihadist, now

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25, wants to come “home” as part of a plea bargain in the United States that saw him get eight more years imprisonment after finally pleading guilty to various charges. Just because Khadr was born in our country, however, does not mean we have to willingly accept his return. There’s the International Transfer of Offenders Act, for example, that says Canada can refuse to take a Canadian prisoner from another country “if it would constitute a threat to the security of Canada.” And what is Omar Khadr if not a threat?

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Rule of Law is the precious fabric of our Republic WHILE THE law always has undergone change, such change might not be for the better, particularly in a time when large, well-funded private entities can unduly influence public legislation solely to further their profits. The death of a young Florida teenager at the hands of neighborhood watch participant under the so-called “stand your ground” law is one illustration of a change in traditional law. Normal constitutional process in which a crime is suspected usually requires a probable cause search by trained authorities, arrest, formal charges, right to an attorney and public jury trial. Public trials serve positive purposes for both the people and the accused. A trial in which one’s physical liberty is at stake forces the government to open its case for full community scrutiny and provide strong proof. It also serves to inform the public of the potential dangers posed by the defendant who is on trial. In the now-famous Trayvon Martin incident in Florida, most of the normal legal processes were missing. Instead, a subjective decision was made by an untrained man that a youth walking with candy and a drink was “suspicious.” From there, he alone became the chief investigator (against the advice of a 911 operator), police officer, judge, jury and apparent executioner. Now, it has come to light that the “stand your ground” law at issue was largely the product of an organization called the Amer-


As we celebrate Law Week this week, it is important to recall that the Founding Fathers regarded the rule of law as a precious right.

COMMENTARY DAVID I. FALLK ican Legislative Exchange Council, a huge lobbying group funded by numerous big businesses. For years, ALEC has worked behind the scenes and mostly outside the public’s view to craft and advocate for laws favorable to its supporting industries and corporations, including large firearms manufacturers. Many businesses that contribute to ALEC have pushed a legislative agenda that seemingly seeks to circumvent the justice system on fronts other than criminal law. Just as criminal law requires a fair process and public explication of the charges, civil law operates under the Seventh Amendment right to jury trial. Again, the public nature of trials alerts the public to what is occurring in areas that might not be well-known. Alleged dangerous products, error-prone doctors and hospitals, negligent drivers and other wrongdoers all come under scrutiny in courtrooms, where they can be judged by the collective wisdom of jurors who represent the community. However, many of the industries that support ALEC have found a way around the guarantee of jury trials by forcing a contractual, privatized system of justice, and many Americans don’t realize that they have waived their constitutional rights. Virtually

all agreements for cell phones, credit cards, investments or bank accounts now contain mandatory binding arbitration clauses without the right of appeal to the jury system. This private system has been shown to be overly business-friendly, which is why corporations through ALEC and other lobbyists have thwarted most attempts to give consumers back their Seventh Amendment rights. As we celebrate Law Week this week, it is important to recall that the Founding Fathers regarded the rule of law as a precious right. Thomas Jefferson cited the flouting of law and the abuses of both legislative and judicial process as reasons for the Colonies to dissolve their association with King George III. At the conclusion of the Constitutional Convention in 1787, Benjamin Franklin admonished a fellow citizen that the Framers had produced a republic “if you can keep it.” Today, thanks to groups such as ALEC and the powerful entities that support them, Franklin’s challenge is perhaps greater than ever. David I. Fallk is a Scranton attorney and president of The Committee for Justice for All.


Parent angry over plans to cut vo-tech’s library

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am very disheartened to have read that Nancy Tkatch, administrative director at West Side Career and Technology Center in Pringle, apparently recommended that the school’s library be closed. As a parent, I cannot understand how this possibly could be in the best interest of our students. My son is an avid reader and borrows books weekly. I am impressed with the wide variety of books that he brings home. Some of our students travel more than an hour to school and do not have access to a public library. Our school needs a library. Many of our students do not have the money for electronic books such as Nook Tablets and Kindles. Research shows how reading skills are critical in every technical profession. I find it interesting that our school board, with the exception of Gerald Conger, voted in favor of eliminating the fulltime librarian’s job, yet all of our five “sending schools” decided to keep their school libraries. In less than one year, we lost our sports program and now, it seems, our library.

Our school is quickly being eroded. What kind of message are we sending to our students? Faye Meyers Plymouth

Pa. budget-slashing will hamper children’s future


n hard times we all need to make sacrifices, but I was taught by a very strongwilled, compassionate woman that we always provide for our children’s needs first. In Pennsylvania we are not doing that. The state budget cut $860 million from education last year. Gov. Tom Corbett’s


proposed budget this year will increase that overall cut to almost a billion dollars. We, as a nation, have made mistakes in the recent past to bring us to this crisis. We need to learn from that. I know that all of us, some more than others, feel the pain of our situation. As we try to live in the present and are angry about our past, we should be preparing our future. It is only common sense to prepare our children to the best of our ability for their future. We cannot continue to cut our children’s future. A great society is only great because of its well-educated citizenship that becomes involved. I ask you to find out how the state budget is affecting the children in your public school district. Here is a website for more info: Go to school board meetings. Email, write and call your state legislators and Governor Corbett; tell them that we need to invest in our children’s future. Cutting our children’s future is not the way to fix our problems. Let our children look back on this time and be proud of us, that as parents, citizens, educators, school administrators and state legislators, we invested in their future with a great education. John Lamoreaux Harveys Lake


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Luzerne County could get millions

Proceeds of the sale of the SWB Yankee are at issue. By SHEENA DELAZIO


Judith Garcia, 19, fills a syringe as she prepares to give herself an injection of insulin at her home in California.

Lackawanna County could be required to pay Luzerne County half of the $14.6 million proceeds from sale of the region’s Triple-A baseball franchise depending on the outcome of unresolved litigation.

The franchise was purchased by both counties, and Luzerne County has a pending lawsuit arguing Lackawanna is legally required to give Luzerne half the proceeds if the franchise is sold. Lackawanna County filed a countersuit arguing Luzerne County isn’t entitled to any proceeds and owes Lackawanna millions for past stadium repairs. Luzerne County officials said Friday they won’t attempt to

stop the sale from proceeding but will expect payment of their share if their litigation is successful. The Lackawanna County Multi-Purpose Stadium Authority, also named as a defendant in the suit, sold the baseball team Thursday for $14.6 million. Assistant Luzerne County Solicitor Vito DeLuca said he cannot comment on how the sale affects the pending litigation.

The most recent activity in the suit was in February, where attorneys requested it be assigned to a judge so that arguments can be heard. The sale of the team to SWB Yankees LLC, a joint venture of the New York Yankees and Mandalay Baseball Properties, clears the way for reconstruction of PNC Field and a return of baseball to the Moosic stadium in 2013.

Obesity opens door to diabetes in teens

Type II diabetes in the young is hard to get under control, doctors say. By ALICIA CHANG AP Science Writer

LOS ANGELES — New research sends a stark warning to overweight teens: If you develop diabetes, you’ll have a very tough time keeping it under control. A major study, released Sunday, tested several ways to manage blood sugar in teens newly diagnosed with diabetes and found that nearly half of them failed within a few years and 1 in 5 suffered serious complications. The results spell trouble for a nation facing rising rates of “diabesity” — Type 2 diabetes brought on by obesity. The federally funded study is the largest look yet at how to treat diabetes in teens. Earlier studies mostly have been in adults, and most diabetes drugs aren’t even approved for youths. The message is clear: Prevention is everything. “Don’t get diabetes in the first place,” said Dr. Phil Zeitler of the University of Colorado Denver, one of the study leaders. A third of American children and teens are overweight or obese. They are at higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, in which the body can’t make enough insulin or use what it does make to process sugar from food. Until the obesity epidemic, doctors rarely saw children with Type 2 diabetes. The more common kind of diabetes in children is Type 1, which used to be called juvenile diabetes. Doctors usually start Type 2 treatment with metformin, a pill to lower blood sugar. If it still can’t be controlled, other drugs and daily insulin shots may be needed. The longer blood sugar runs rampant, the greater the risk of suffering vision loss, nerve damage, kidney failure, limb amputation — even heart attacks and strokes. The goal of the study was simple: What’s the best way for teens to keep diabetes in check?

The study involved 699 overweight and obese teens recently diagnosed with diabetes. All had their blood sugar normalized with metformin, then were given one of three treatments to try to maintain that control: metformin alone, metformin plus diet and exercise counseling, or metformin plus a second drug, Avandia. After nearly four years, half in the metformin group failed to maintain blood sugar control. The odds were a little better for the group that took two drugs but not much different for those in the lifestyle group. Even so, Zeitler said doctors would not recommend this combination drug therapy because Avandia has been linked to higher risk of heart attacks in adults. Those risks became known after this study had started. Another study leader from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Dr. Mitchell Geffner, agreed that Avandia can’t be recommended for teens, but said the study makes clear they will need more than metformin to control their disease. “A single pill or single approach is not going to get the job done,” he said. Among all the teens in the study, 1 in 5 had a serious complication such as very high blood sugar, usually landing them in the hospital. The results were published online Sunday by the New England Journal of Medicine and presented at a pediatric meeting in Boston. The National Institutes of Health funded the study and drug companies donated the medications. The “discouraging” results point to the need to create “a healthier ‘eat less, move more’”culture to help avoid obesity that contributes to diabetes, Dr. David Allen of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health wrote in an accompanying editorial. Judith Garcia still struggles to manage her diabetes with metformin and insulin years after taking part in the study at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She has to remember to watch her diet and set aside time to exercise.

TEENS AND DIABETES • About 215,000 Americans under age 20 have diabetes. Type 1 diabetes occurs when the body can’t make insulin. Type 2 is related to obesity and occurs when the body can’t use insulin properly. • About 3,600 youths are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes every year. Minorities are disproportionately affected. • Teens can lower their risk of Type 2 diabetes by maintaining a healthy weight, being more active and eating healthy foods. • If diabetes is not controlled, it can lead to serious problems including vision loss, nerve damage, kidney failure, limb amputation — even heart attacks and strokes. • A third of teens are obese or overweight, putting them at risk of Type 2.


This architect’s rendering of the newly redesigned PNC Field shows the outfield viewing area and the lower outfield fences. The old upper deck will be gone as well.

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“You won’t have an enclosed, dark corridor with no view to the field, which is, of course, what you have now,” Schmitt said. Schmitt compared the anticipated look to the popular CocaCola Park in Allentown, home of the International League rival Lehigh Valley IronPigs, who replaced the former Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre Red Barons as the top affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. A Power Point presentation helped Schmitt create a picture of the new stadium in a more than half-hour description of the project at Wednesday’s public hearing at the Scranton Cultural Center. Not much will remain of the current PNC Field, which originally opened as Lackawanna County Stadium in 1989: • Although the seats will be removed and the concrete in the area will be refurbished, the lower bowl structure will remain in place. • The playing field, which was replaced two years ago, will remain as is. • The five-year-old home locker room will be preserved. • The parking lots and existing utilities will be kept. • A groundskeepers bunker in left field also will be retained. “Everything else will be new,” Schmitt said. “Gone will be the entire existing hulking, steel structure and concrete ramps.” Among what will be missing will be the entire upper deck and

PROJECT TIMETABLE Monday: 11 a.m. press conference at PNC Field, including Mandalay officials along with Lackawanna County representatives Next week: Beginning of major demolition work June 1: Beginning of foundation

work Aug. 15: Erect steel at stadium Dec. 31: Building enclosed March 24, 2013: Substantial completion of construction, team moves in April 4, 2013: First game

its steep steps.

The lawn areas will be on each side of the batter’s eye, the solid wall beyond the center-field fence to create a backdrop for hitters. There will also be a playground along the concourse in center field. The rail viewing will be provided alongside the concourse around the outfield. “There will be 7,500 fixed seats,” Schmitt said. “The balance will be made up by lawn seats and standing areas.” The three sections behind home plate will be premium seating that is 22 inches wide. Those sections will be flanked with 20-inch-wide seats. Beyond the dugouts, further down the foul lines, the seats will be 19 inches wide. The pressbox will be built into the back of the main level.

Luxury suites A party level, including luxury suites and club seats, will be added where the current luxury box and pressbox level exists. Schmitt said the design objectives were to create a 360-degree concourse, eliminate the upper deck and provide a choice of seating options while improving the fan experience while creating a signature feature. That signature feature will be blending the outfield walkway into the side of the mountain, which provides the backdrop beyond the outfield. “What we believe the signature feature is now is the view out beyond the outfield wall,” Schmitt said. “In the new ballpark, we aim to enhance that feature by extending the main concourse around the outfield, connecting it to the hillside, literally marrying the hillside with the ballpark. “So, the hillside is not only a backdrop but a part of the stadium.” Without the upper deck, the stadium seating will be reduced but the addition of rail viewing and outfield lawn seating will leave it with a capacity of 10,000, matching the International League’s minimum requirement.

Large concession stands Four large concession stands, two each on the first- and thirdbase side, are planned along with three sets of rest rooms, which will be positioned behind home plate and on the first- and third-base sides. Schmitt said the main entrance will be similar with a team store that is approximately three times larger than what had been in place. There will be just one level above the ground for the suites

and club. The 18 suites will be situated with 14 on the third-base side and four on the first-base side. Two of the boxes will be party boxes that can be rented on a pergame basis. A removable partition will allow the boxes to be combined for larger parties. Open-air party decks will be at each end. The second level will also include 330 club seats behind home plate, extending to the first-base side. They will have access to the club lounge. That section includes semicircular, four-seat tables that can be purchased as a set of four for those who want to be able to enjoy dining during the game. The club seats are all outdoors, but the connecting lounge has heating and air-conditioning. The lounge will be available for off-season use, such as parties, but the stadium will no longer include a restaurant. There are two more sets of restrooms on the club level. The renovations include one that will have an impact on play. Outfield dimensions remain the same, but the wall height will be altered from its existing 14 feet to 8 feet, 5 inches, the height at Yankee Stadium in New York. “Lowering the height makes it that much more of an intimate experience for fans enjoying the game against the rail in the outfield,” Schmitt said, “and, it does provide an opportunity that does not exist today for a player to take a stab at one of those dramatic plays where he robs a home run by reaching over the fence.”

Sentencing Commission likely to propose changes to child-porn sentence guidelines Debate exists within legal community as to whether sentences are too severe. By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer

NEW YORK — Their crimes are so loathsome that some hardened courtroom veterans recoil at viewing the evidence. Yet child-pornography offenders are now the focus of an intense debate within the legal community as to whether the federal sentences they face have become, in many cases, too severe. By the end of this year, after a review dating to 2009, the U.S. Sentencing Commission plans to release a report that’s likely to propose changes to the sentenc-

ing guidelines that it oversees. It’s a daunting task, given the polarized viewpoints that the commission is weighing. The issue “is highly charged, both emotionally and politically,” said one of the six commissioners, U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell. On one side of the debate, many federal judges and public defenders say repeated moves by Congress to toughen the penalties over the past 25 years have badly skewed the guidelines, to the point where offenders who possess and distribute child pornography can go to prison for longer than those who actually rape or sexually abuse a child. In a 2010 survey of federal judges by the Sentencing Commission, about 70 percent said the pro-

posed ranges of sentences for possession and receipt of child pornography were too high. Demonstrating their displeasure, federal judges issued child porn sentences below the guidelines 45 percent of the time in 2010, more than double the rate for all other crimes. On the other hand, some prosecutors and members of Congress, as well as advocates for sexualabuse victims, oppose any push for more leniency. At a public hearing in February, the Sentencing Commission received a victim’s statement lamenting that child pornography offenders “are being entertained by my shame and pain.” “They need to be taught how much pain they inflict and a grea-

The FBI ’Ten Most Wanted’ website shows Eric Justin Toth, a former privateschool teacher who is accused of possessing and producing child pornography. AP PHOTO

ter term of imprisonment will teach them that, (and) will comfort victims seeking justice,” the victim said. “I don’t believe that short periods of imprisonment will accomplish these things.” Once completed, the Sentencing Commission report will be submitted to Congress, which

could shelve it or incorporate its recommendations into new legislation. Already, the commission has conveyed some concerns. In a 2010 report on mandatory minimum sentences, the commission said the penalties for certain child pornography offenses “may

be excessively severe and as a result are being applied inconsistently.” However, similar misgivings voiced by the commission in previous years failed to deter Congress from repeatedly ratcheting up the penalties — including legislation in 2003 that more than doubled average sentences for child pornography crimes. Many of the offenses carry a mandatory minimum sentence of five years in prison, and the guidelines call for additional penalties — known as enhancements — based on a range of factors, such as the age of the children depicted in the imagery and whether a computer was used in the crime. As of last year, the median sentence was seven years.





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Oh, Danny boy

SWB jumps to an early lead and cruises to a comfortable victory over Lehigh Valley. By DAVE ROSENGRANT

ALLENTOWN – Last year, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees missed the postseason for the first time since moving to Northeast Pennsylvania in 2007. After a slow start this season, the Yankees are surging back to the top of the standings. The team scored eight runs in the first two innings on Sunday at Coca Cola Park en route to an 8-2 YANKEES win over Lehigh Valley. The win moves the YanIRONPIGS kees (12-10) percentage points ahead of Lehigh Valley (13-11) for third place in the International League North Division, and just two games behind division leader Pawtucket. SWB is also two games over .500 for the first time this season as it won three straight over Lehigh Valley after losing the series opener on Thursday. The Yankees have now won eight of 10 after starting the season 4-8. The offense stepped up big for the Yankees with a total of eight walks in the contest, 20 base runners and each batter in the lineup reached base at least once. “We had some good at-bats,”

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Philadelphia Flyers’ James van Riemsdyk (21) jumps on the pile surrounding Danny Briere (48) after Briere’s game winning goal in overtime in Sunday’s playoff game against the New Jersey Devils. The Flyers won 4-3.

Briere’s OT goal drives out the Devils By By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer

See YANKEES, Page 4B


75-year-old outpacing Father Time Anthony Cerminaro has had a passion for running that hasn’t waned over the years. By MATTHEW SHUTT For The Times Leader

JERMYN – Often, when we sit back to enjoy a sporting event, we find ourselves marveling at the prowess of the athletes in front of us. We remark about how fast or agile a wide receiver or a point guard is, or how much strength a linebacker needs to take down a quarterback. We know about their endurance and hard work put in during practices just to get on the field in the first place, and we tell ourselves we should enjoy it while we can, because it might be over once an athlete hits his or her mid-30s. See CERMINARO, Page 4B

UP NEXT Tuesday: Devils at Flyers, 7:30 p.m. Thursday: Flyers at Devils, 7:30 p.m. Sunday: Flyers at Devils, 7:30 p.m. x-May 8: Devils at Flyers, TBD x-May 10: Flyers at Devils, TBD x-May 12: Devils at Flyers, TBD

PHILADELPHIA — Danny Briere had two chances to celebrate his overtime winner. The first time, his goal didn’t count. The second time, Briere left no doubt and put away Game 1, once and for all. Briere continued to stamp his name alongside Philadelphia’s postseason greats, scoring the winning goal 4:36 into overtime, leading the Flyers to a 4-3 win over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday to open this Eastern Conference semifinal series. “He has his ups and downs, but

he just picks it up in the playoffs. And that’s what matters,” Flyers coach Peter Laviolette said. “He’s a guy who consistently gets it done.” Indeed, no Flyer is as clutch in the postseason as Briere. His second attempt at the winner counted minutes after his earlier goal was overturned on review because he kicked the puck into the net. But he wasted no time making up for it, firing a slapper past Martin Brodeur for his seventh goal of the playoffs. Brodeur was screened in front by Philadelphia forward James van Riemsdyk. “When you look at the replay,

it’s kind of obvious,” Briere said of the reversal. “But I needed to stop pouting and get back my focus in overtime. I ended up getting a break.” In doing so, Briere, who also scored in the second period, now has 106 points in 104 career postseason games. “Is it pressure? I think it’s fun,” he said of playoff hockey. “When I have the opportunity, like I’ve had the past few years here, I try to take advantage of the opportunities.” Game 2 is Tuesday. The Flyers took the series lead See FLYERS, Page 4B


Ex-Comet signs free agent deal with Dolphins Kyle Bogumil, a guard at the University of Rhode Island, reports to Miami Thursday. By JOHN ERZAR

Former Crestwood football standout Kyle Bogumil is getting a chance at the NFL. Bogumil, a 6-foot-6, 310pound guard who played at the University of Rhode Island, signed as an undrafted free agent with the Miami Dolphins shortly after the completion of

the NFL Draft on Saturday night. Bogumil was on his way from Rhode Island to Mountain Top on Sunday evening and unavailable for comment. From there, he’ll stop in Harrisburg to see his agent before reporting to the Dolphins on Thursday. The Dolphins are holding a three-day mini-camp this weekend for drafted and undrafted rookies. Although the odds are high for an undrafted player to make an NFL roster, Bogumil brings an impressive resume to Miami. He started every game at guard

for Rhode Island since the start of the 2009 season. He was a Colonial Athletic Association second-team selection for the second consecutive year. He was a team captain and presented the Bob Griffin Award, which is given to the player who “displays high character and exemplary leadership skills.” Bogumil worked out for NFL personnel on March 6 at Rhode Island’s pro day. Rhode Island players also participated at Brown University’s pro day a See BOGUMIL, Page 4B



Kyle Bogumil, pictured in 2007, has signed with Miami.

It’s time to think like a Visigoth

HISTORY’S GREAT barbarian hordes had one thing in common. They smelled bad. OK, so maybe they had two things in common. Apart from bad personal hygiene, they were also nasty fierce warriors who had ruthlessness down to an art. As a savvy fantasy owner, you may want to adopt some of the better traits of the ancient barbarians to help you as the season’s first month draws to a close. Rather than take on their bathing habits -- which would not be a popular move among your friends -- this may be a good time to employ a little barbarian strategy. It’s time to go on a raiding party. You can do this one of two ways. First, you can aggressively target an underperforming star via the trade route. Or, you can wait for an owner to panic and cut loose a player you covet. Then, channel your inner Visigoth, swoop in and grab him. The question is, which players should you target? These guys, of course. You may not be able to pry them loose from your fellow owners, but you should at least try. JUSTIN UPTON, OF, DIAMONDBACKS: He finished third in NL MVP voting in 2011, but a .230 average, one HR and three RBI in April won’t get him many Player of the Month votes. Thing is, he’s too good a player to keep hitting like a utility infielder. Somehow, he’ll find a way to cram in 30 HR and 80-90 RBI in the next few months. And you want him doing that for your team. DAN UGGLA, 2B, BRAVES: Yes, his name sounds like one of those Star Wars creatures at the spaceport in Mos Eisley, but his HR and RBI numbers have been “beauggtiful” for fantasy owners the last few years. (OK, that was a bad pun. Sorry.) In 2011, he had 14 HR in mid July. He finished with 36. Like a lot of power hitters, he warms up with the weather. So make a play for him now, and enjoy some nice August-September production. JACOBY ELLSBURY, OF, RED SOX: What you need to do is find the Ellsbury owner in your league, buy him or her a beer, and drop the words, “subluxation of the shoulder,” a few times. Then, whisper about how Ellsbury’s 2010 season was derailed by a host of injuries. Then, when you acquire Ellsbury in a trade, go to church and pray that he stays healthy. Why? Because all those things about him are true, and you don’t want them to happen again when he’s on your team. A healthy Jacoby Ellsbury at the top of the Boston lineup, you see, is fantasy gold. TIM HUDSON, SP, BRAVES: The Atlanta starter had offseason spinal surgery which pushed back his 2012 debut by a month. The words “spinal surgery” and the fact Hudson isn’t a big strikeout pitcher may be enough for you to shake him loose from his



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L O C A L C A L E N D A R TODAY'S EVENTS H.S. BASEBALL Berwick at Nanticoke, 4:15 p.m. Dallas at Pittston Area, 4:15 p.m. Tunkhannock at Crestwood, 4:15 p.m. Wyoming Area at Coughlin, 4:15 p.m. Wyoming Valley West at Hazleton Area, 4:15 p.m. H.S. GIRLS SOCCER Dallas at Nanticoke, 4:15 p.m. Hanover Area at Pittston Area, 4:15 p.m. Honesdale at Wyoming Seminary, 4:15 p.m. Meyers at Tunkhannock, 4:15 p.m. GAR at Wyoming Area, 7 p.m. H.S. SOFTBALL Berwick at Nanticoke, 4:15 p.m. Dallas at Pittston Area, 4:15 p.m. Tunkhannock at Crestwood, 4:15 p.m. Wyoming Area at Coughlin, 4:15 p.m. Wyoming Valley West at Hazleton Area, 4:15 p.m. H.S. BOYS TENNIS Coughlin at Holy Redeemer, 4 p.m. H.S. BOYS VOLLEYBALL Crestwood at Wyoming Valley West Holy Redeemer at Coughlin

TUESDAY, MAY 1 H.S. BASEBALL GAR at Northwest, 4:15 p.m. Lake-Lehman at Hanover Area, 4:15 p.m. Wyoming Seminary at MMI Prep, 4:15 p.m. H.S. GIRLS SOCCER Berwick at Coughlin, 4:15 p.m. Dallas at Holy Redeemer, 4:15 p.m. Nanticoke at Delaware Valley, 4:15 p.m. Hazleton Area at Wyoming Valley West, 5 p.m. Wyoming Area at North Pocono, 4:15 p.m. H.S. SOFTBALL GAR at Northwest, 4:15 p.m. Holy Redeemer at Dallas, 4:15 p.m. Lake-Lehman at Hanover Area, 4:15 p.m. Nanticoke at Wyoming Valley West, 4:15 p.m. Pittston Area at Wyoming Area, 4:15 p.m. Wyoming Seminary at MMI Prep, 4:15 p.m. H.S TRACK AND FIELD Crestwood at Berwick, 4:15 p.m. Pittston Area at Hazleton Area, 4:15 p.m. Tunkhannock at Dallas, 4:15 p.m. Wyoming Valley West at Coughlin, 4:15 p.m. H.S. BOYS VOLLEYBALL Hanover Area at Tunkhannock Lake-Lehman at North Pocono Nanticoke at Berwick H.S. BOYS LACROSSE Dallas at Tunkhannock 4:30 p.m. H.S. GIRLS LACROSSE Tunkhannock at Dallas, 6 p.m. COLLEGE BASEBALL Misericordia at Cortland State, 4 p.m. Wilkes at Scranton, 4 p.m. MEN'S COLLEGE LACROSSE MAC Tournament WOMEN'S COLLEGE LACROSSE MAC Tournament

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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Texas at Toronto MLB – Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia ROOT – Pittsburgh at Atlanta YES – Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees 8 p.m. SNY — N.Y. Mets at Houston


7 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, game 2, New York at Miami 9:30 p.m. TNT — Playoffs, first round, game 2, Dallas at Oklahoma City


7:30 p.m. NBCSN — Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 2, Washington at N.Y. Rangers 9 p.m. CNBC — Playoffs, conference semifinals, game 2, Los Angeles at St. Louis


2:30 p.m. ESPN2 — Premier League, Manchester United at Manchester City Copyright 2012 World Features Syndicate, Inc.

T R A N S A C T I O N S BASEBALL American League NEW YORK YANKEES—Recalled up RHP D.J. Mitchell from Scranton-Wilkes/Barre (IL). Optioned Cody Eppley to Scranton-Wilkes/Barre. National League ATLANTA BRAVES—Optioned RHP Cory Gearrin to Gwinnett (IL). Activated RHP Tim Hudson from the 15-day DL. HOUSTON ASTROS—Recalled RHP Jordan Lyles from Oklahoma City (PCL). Optioned INF Brian Bixler to Oklahoma City. WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Recalled 1B-OF Tyler Moore from Syracuse (IL). Placed INF Mark DeRosa on the 15-Day DL, retroactive to April 28.


National Football League CHICAGO BEARS—Agreed to terms with RB Alvester Alexander, OT James Brown, DT Ronnie Cameron, LB Adrien Cole, S Trevor Coston, WR Trevor Coston, WR Terriun Crump, WR Britton Golden, OT A.J. Greene, S Jeremy Jones, WR Chris Summers and LB Ronnie Thornton.

H O C K E Y National Hockey League Playoff Glance (x-if necessary) FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Wednesday, April 11 Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 3, OT Nashville 3, Detroit 2 Los Angeles 4, Vancouver 2 Thursday, April 12 NY Rangers 4, Ottawa 2 San Jose 3, St. Louis 2, 2OT Boston 1, Washington 0, OT Phoenix 3, Chicago 2, OT Friday, April 13 New Jersey 3, Florida 2 Philadelphia 8, Pittsburgh 5 Detroit 3, Nashville 2 Los Angeles 4, Vancouver 2 Saturday, April 14 Washington 2, Boston 1, 2OT Ottawa 3, NY Rangers 2, OT St. Louis 3, San Jose 0 Chicago 4, Phoenix 3, OT Sunday, April 15 Nashville 3, Detroit 2 Philadelphia 8, Pittsburgh 4 Florida 4, New Jersey 2 Los Angeles 1, Vancouver 0 Monday, April 16 NY Rangers 1, Ottawa 0 Boston 4, Washington 3 St. Louis 4, San Jose 3 Tuesday, April 17 Florida 4, New Jersey 3 Nashville 3, Detroit 1 Phoenix 3, Chicago 2, OT Wednesday, April 18 Ottawa 3, NY Rangers 2, OT Pittsburgh 10, Philadelphia 3 Vancouver 3, Los Angeles 1



Buffalo 4, Rochester 3 Charlotte 11, Syracuse 1, 2nd game Indianapolis 2, Durham 0 Gwinnett 8, Toledo 3 Yankees 8, Lehigh Valley 4 Columbus 6, Pawtucket 4 Louisville 9, Norfolk 2 Sunday's Games Buffalo 8, Rochester 2 Columbus 3, Pawtucket 2 Norfolk 7, Louisville 4 Yankees 8, Lehigh Valley 2 Charlotte 5, Syracuse 2 Gwinnett 2, Toledo 1, 10 innings Indianapolis 2, Durham 0 Today's Games Louisville at Norfolk, 12:15 p.m. Indianapolis at Durham, 1:05 p.m. Charlotte at Syracuse, 6 p.m. Rochester at Buffalo, 6:05 p.m. Gwinnett at Toledo, 6:30 p.m. Pawtucket at Columbus, 6:35 p.m. Tuesday's Games Syracuse at Buffalo, 6:05 p.m. Pawtucket at Toledo, 6:30 p.m. Gwinnett at Columbus, 6:35 p.m. Rochester vs. Yankees at Rochester, 7:05 p.m. Louisville at Durham, 7:05 p.m. Charlotte at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. Indianapolis at Norfolk, 7:15 p.m.

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Thursday, April 19 New Jersey 4, Florida 0 Washington 2, Boston 1 Phoenix 3, Chicago 2, OT St. Louis 2, San Jose 1 Friday, April 20 Pittsburgh 3, Philadelphia 2 Nashville 2, Detroit 1, Nashville wins series 4-1 Saturday, April 21 Washington 4, Boston 3 Florida 3, New Jersey 0 Ottawa 2, NY Rangers 0 St. Louis 3, San Jose 1, St. Louis wins series 4-1 Chicago 2, Phoenix 1, OT Sunday, April 22 Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 1, Philadelphia wins series 4-2 Boston 4, Washington 3, OT Los Angeles 2, Vancouver 1, OT, Los Angeles wins series 4-1 Monday, April 23 NY Rangers 3, Ottawa 2 Phoenix 4, Chicago 0, Phoenix wins series 4-2 Tuesday, April 24 New Jersey 3, Florida 2, OT Wednesday, April 25 Washington 2, Boston 1, OT, Washington wins series 4-3 Thursday, April 26 NY Rangers 2, Ottawa 1, NY Rangers wins series 4-3 New Jersey 3, Florida 2, 2OT, New Jersey wins series 4-3 CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Friday, April 27 Phoenix 4, Nashville 3, OT, Phoenix leads series 1-0 Saturday, April 28 NY Rangers 3, Washington 1, NY Rangers leads series 1-0 Los Angeles 3, St. Louis 1, Los Angeles leads series 1-0 Sunday, April 29 Philadelphia 4, New Jersey 3, OT, Philadelphia leads series 1-0 Phoenix 5, Nashville 2, Phoenix leads 2-0. Monday, April 30 Washington at NY Rangers, 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles at St. Louis, 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 New Jersey at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2 NY Rangers at Washington, 7:30 p.m. Phoenix at Nashville, 9 p.m. Thursday, May 3 Philadelphia at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. St. Louis at Los Angeles, 10 p.m. Friday, May 4 Phoenix at Nashville, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5 NY Rangers at Washington, 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 6 St. Louis at Los Angeles, 3 p.m. Philadelphia at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 7 Washington at NY Rangers, 7:30 p.m. Nashville at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 New Jersey at Philadelphia, TBD Los Angeles at St. Louis, TBD Wednesday, May 9 NY Rangers at Washington, TBD Phoenix at Nashville, TBD Thursday, May 10 Philadelphia at New Jersey, TBD St. Louis at Los Angeles, TBD Friday, May 11 Nashville at Phoenix, TBD Saturday, May 12 Washington at NY Rangers, TBD New Jersey at Philadelphia, TBD Los Angeles at St. Louis, TBD NHL Scoring Leaders Through April 28 GP G A PTS Claude Giroux, Phi ..................... 6 6 8 14 Jordan Staal, Pit.......................... 6 6 3 9 Danny Briere, Phi........................ 6 5 3 8 Andy McDonald, StL .................. 6 4 4 8 Sidney Crosby, Pit...................... 6 3 5 8 Evgeni Malkin, Pit ....................... 6 3 5 8 Patrik Berglund, StL.................... 6 3 4 7 Jakub Voracek, Phi .................... 6 2 5 7 Jaromir Jagr, Phi......................... 6 1 6 7 12 tied with 6 pts. ........................

American Hockey League Playoff Glance (x-if necessary) FIRST ROUND BEST OF 7 EASTERN CONFERENCE Connecticut 3, Bridgeport 0 Thursday, April 19: Connecticut 3, Bridgeport 0 Saturday, April 21: Connecticut 3, Bridgeport 0 Sunday, April 22: Connecticut 4, Bridgeport 3, OT Norfolk 3, Manchester 1 Friday, April 20: Norfolk 3, Manchester 2 Saturday, April 21: Manchester 5, Norfolk 2 Wednesday, April 25: Norfolk 5, Manchester 2 Friday, April 27: Norfolk 4, Manchester 3, OT Saturday, April 28: Norfolk at Manchester, 7 p.m. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 2, Hershey 2 Friday, April 20: Penguins 3, Hershey 1 Saturday, April 21: Penguins 7, Hershey 2 Wednesday, April 25: Hershey 4, Penguins 3, OT Friday, April 27: Hershey 4, Penguins 1 Saturday, April 28: Hershey at Penguins , 7:05 p.m. WESTERN CONFERENCE Toronto 3, Rochester 0 Thursday, April 19: Toronto 4, Rochester 3 Saturday, April 21: Toronto 4, Rochester 3 Monday, April 23: Toronto 3, Rochester 0 EASTERN CONFERENCE St. John's 3, Syracuse 1 Friday, April 20: St. John’s 3, Syracuse 2 Saturday, April 21: Syracuse 4, St. John’s 3 Wednesday, April 25: St. John’s 5, Syracuse 1 Friday, April 27: St. John’s 4, Syracuse 3, OT Saturday, April 28: Syracuse at St. John’s, 6 p.m. WESTERN CONFERENCE San Antonio 2, Chicago 2 Thursday, April 19: San Antonio 5, Chicago 4, OT Saturday, April 21: San Antonio 4, Chicago 3 Tuesday, April 24: Chicago 3, San Antonio 2 Wednesday, April 25: Chicago 3, San Antonio 1 Friday, April 27: San Antonio at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Oklahoma City 3, Houston 1 Thursday, April 19: Oklahoma City 5, Houston 0 Friday, April 20: Oklahoma City 4, Houston 1 Sunday, April 22: Houston 1, Oklahoma City 0 Tuesday, April 24: Oklahoma City 5, Houston 2 Abbotsford 3, Milwaukee 0 Friday, April 20: Abbotsford 6, Milwaukee 2 Sunday, April 22: Abbotsford 4, Milwaukee 2 Wednesday, April 25: Abbotsford 4, Milwaukee 2

B A S E B A L L Minor League Baseball International League North Division W L Pawtucket (Red Sox) .............. 15 9 Buffalo (Mets)........................... 14 10 Yankees ................................... 12 10 Lehigh Valley (Phillies) ........... 13 11 Rochester (Twins) ................... 9 14 Syracuse (Nationals)............... 8 15 South Division W L Gwinnett (Braves) .................. 17 7 Charlotte (White Sox)............ 13 11 Norfolk (Orioles)..................... 8 14 Durham (Rays) ....................... 6 17 West Division W L Toledo (Tigers) ........................ 14 9 Columbus (Indians) ................. 13 10 Indianapolis (Pirates)............... 11 10 Louisville (Reds) ...................... 9 15 Saturday's Games Syracuse 5, Charlotte 3, 1st game

Pct. GB .625 — .583 1 .545 2 .542 2 .391 51⁄2 .348 61⁄2 Pct. GB .708 — .542 4 .364 8 1 .261 10 ⁄2 Pct. GB .609 — .565 1 .524 2 .375 51⁄2




198. 20. (19) Patrick Emerling, Orchard Park, NY, Chevrolet, 197. 21. (27) Ken Heagy, Calverton, N.Y., Chevrolet, 193. 22. (15) Ted Christopher, Plainville, Conn., Chevrolet, 187, vibration. 23. (26) John Jensen, Wolcott, Conn., Chevrolet, 183. 24. (16) Eric Beers, Northampton, Pa., Ford, 164, steering. 25. (28) Gary McDonald, Ronkonkoma, N.Y., Chevrolet, 154. 26. (24) Wade Cole, Riverton, Conn., Chevrolet, 114. 27. (2) Corey LaJoie, Concord, N.C., Chevrolet, 103, suspension. 28. (23) Kevin Goodale, Riverhead, N.Y., Chevrolet, 50, brakes. Race Statistics Time of Race: 1 hour 5 minutes 2 seconds Margin of Victory: 1.881 seconds Fastest Qualifier: R.Preece (100.424 mph, 17.924 seconds) Caution Flags: 6 for 33 laps. Lead Changes: 3 among 3 drivers. Lap Leaders: R. Preece 1-98; E. Berndt 99-109; R. Preece 110-111; D. Coby 112-200. Standings: 1. R. Silk, 87; 2. D. Coby, 83; 3. J. Blewett, 79; 4. M. Stefanik, 76; 5. R. Preece, 74; 6. D. Lia, 70; 7. J. Bonsignore, 69; 8. R. Pennink, 66; 9. W. Pitkat, 65; 10. T. Christopher, 64.



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Nationwide-South Georgia Classic

Playoff Glance (x-if necessary) FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Saturday, April 28 Chicago 103, Philadelphia 91, Chicago leads series 1-0 Miami 100, New York 67, Miami leads series 1-0 Orlando 81, Indiana 77, Orlando leads series 1-0 Oklahoma City 99, Dallas 98, Oklahoma City leads series 1-0 Sunday, April 29 San Antonio 106, Utah 91, San Antonio leads series 1-0 L.A. Lakers 103, Denver 88, L.A. Lakers lead series 1-0 Atlanta 83, Boston 74, Atlanta leads series 1-0 L.A. Clippers at Memphis, late. Today's Games New York at Miami, 7 p.m. Orlando at Indiana, 7:30 p.m. Dallas at Oklahoma City, 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 Boston at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Chicago, 8 p.m. Denver at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2 Utah at San Antonio, 7 p.m. Indiana at Orlando, 7:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 9:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3 Miami at New York, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at Dallas, 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 4 Atlanta at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at Philadelphia, 8 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Denver, 10:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5 Indiana at Orlando, 2 p.m. Memphis at L.A. Clippers, 4:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. San Antonio at Utah, 10 p.m. Sunday, May 6 Chicago at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Miami at New York, 3:30 p.m. Atlanta at Boston, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Denver, 9:30 p.m. Monday, May 7 San Antonio at Utah, TBD Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBD x-Dallas at Oklahoma City, TBD Tuesday, May 8 x-Philadelphia at Chicago, TBD x-Orlando at Indiana, TBD x-Boston at Atlanta, TBD x-Denver at L.A. Lakers, TBD Wednesday, May 9 x-New York at Miami, TBD x-Utah at San Antonio, TBD x-L.A. Clippers at Memphis, TBD Thursday, May 10 x-Chicago at Philadelphia, TBD x-Atlanta at Boston, TBD x-Oklahoma City at Dallas, TBD x-L.A. Lakers at Denver, TBD Friday, May 11 x-Miami at New York, TBD x-Indiana at Orlando, TBD x-San Antonio at Utah, TBD x-Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBD Saturday, May 12 x-Philadelphia at Chicago, TBD x-Boston at Atlanta, TBD x-Dallas at Oklahoma City, TBD x-Denver at L.A. Lakers, TBD Sunday, May 13 x-New York at Miami, TBD x-Orlando at Indiana, TBD x-Utah at San Antonio, TBD x-L.A. Clippers at Memphis, TBD

Sunday At Kinderlou Forest Golf Club Valdosta, Ga. Purse: $625,000 Yardage: 7,781;Par 72 Final Luke List, $112,500 ....................67-68-69-68—272 Brian Stuard, $67,500 ................67-69-72-66—274 Woody Austin, $42,500 ..............74-66-64-73—277 Justin Hicks, $25,833 .................71-67-73-67—278 Richard Scott, $25,833 ..............69-70-69-70—278 Robert Streb, $25,833................66-73-69-70—278 Fabian Gomez, $18,828 ............71-71-70-67—279 Scott Gardiner, $18,828.............69-70-72-68—279 Kevin Foley, $18,828..................70-72-69-68—279 Will MacKenzie, $18,828 ...........70-67-69-73—279 Duffy Waldorf, $14,375 ..............71-73-69-67—280 Andrew Buckle, $14,375............71-70-69-70—280 Darron Stiles, $14,375 ...............70-68-71-71—280 Rob Oppenheim, $10,938 .........73-71-72-65—281 Peter Lonard, $10,938 ...............72-71-71-67—281 Reid Edstrom, $10,938 ..............71-72-69-69—281 Alex Prugh, $10,938 ...................71-70-70-70—281 Aaron Goldberg, $7,111 ............74-68-73-67—282 Sam Saunders, $7,111...............69-70-75-68—282 David Skinns, $7,111 .................71-69-74-68—282 Lee Williams, $7,111 ..................73-68-72-69—282 Hudson Swafford, $7,111 ..........71-71-71-69—282 B.J. Staten, $7,111......................72-69-71-70—282 Brice Garnett, $7,111 .................71-67-72-72—282 Justin Peters, $7,111..................72-68-70-72—282 Ben Briscoe, $7,111 ...................72-68-66-76—282 Sihwan Kim, $4,750....................67-70-78-68—283 James Sacheck, $4,750.............72-67-71-73—283 Bubba Dickerson, $4,750 ..........72-70-68-73—283 Cameron Percy, $3,813 .............71-70-75-68—284 Brent Witcher, $3,813 ................75-69-69-71—284 Joseph Bramlett, $3,813 ............72-71-70-71—284 Anthony Rodriguez, $3,813.......68-70-74-72—284 James Hahn, $3,813 ..................71-70-71-72—284 Paul Claxton, $3,813...................73-71-68-72—284 Brian Richey, $3,813 ..................70-71-70-73—284 Christopher DeForest, $3,813 ..73-69-69-73—284 Bio Kim, $2,820 ...........................71-73-72-69—285 Jason Allred, $2,820...................70-71-74-70—285 Camilo Benedetti, $2,820 ..........71-73-71-70—285 Fran Quinn, $2,820 .....................70-72-72-71—285 Jim Herman, $2,820 ...................73-71-70-71—285 Adam Hadwin, $2,820 ................68-74-71-72—285 Brad Adamonis, $2,820..............74-68-71-72—285 Tag Ridings, $2,820 ...................70-73-68-74—285 John Kimbell, $2,198..................73-71-74-68—286 Aaron Watkins, $2,198 ...............73-71-73-69—286 Mike Lavery, $2,198 ...................72-67-75-72—286 Paul Stankowski, $2,198............74-68-72-72—286 Brian Smock, $2,198 ..................69-73-71-73—286 Casey Wittenberg, $2,198.........69-71-72-74—286 Matthew Giles, $2,198................75-69-68-74—286 Ryan Zabroske, $2,198..............70-67-73-76—286 Tom Hoge, $2,198 ......................73-66-70-77—286 D.J. Brigman, $1,984..................72-69-76-70—287 Paul Haley II, $1,984 ..................73-71-72-71—287 Brenden Pappas, $1,984 ...........74-70-70-73—287 Ron Whittaker, $1,984 ...............73-71-70-73—287 Derek Fathauer, $1,859..............72-72-75-69—288 Andre Stolz, $1,859 ....................69-75-74-70—288 Russell Henley, $1,859 ..............70-72-75-71—288 Wes Roach, $1,859 ....................71-72-69-76—288 Philip Pettitt, Jr., $1,750 .............74-68-74-73—289 Fernando Mechereffe, $1,750...72-71-71-75—289 Mathias Gronberg, $1,750 .........74-69-70-76—289 Scott Gutschewski, $1,688........72-72-73-73—290 Bryan DeCorso, $1,656..............70-73-78-70—291 Skip Kendall................................. 70-71-75—WD

NBA LEADERS PLAYOFFS / THROUGH APRIL 28 Scoring G FG FT PTS James, MIA .................... 1 10 11 32 Westbrook, OKC ........... 1 13 1 28 Nowitzki, DAL ................ 1 8 9 25 Durant, OKC .................. 1 10 4 25 Rose, CHI....................... 1 9 2 23 Ibaka, OKC..................... 1 9 3 22 Terry, DAL...................... 1 8 0 20 West, IND ....................... 1 8 3 19 Wade, MIA ..................... 1 8 3 19 Hamilton, CHI ................ 1 6 6 19 Brand, PHL..................... 1 8 3 19 Harden, OKC ................. 1 4 9 19 Deng, CHI ...................... 1 8 0 17 Nelson, ORL .................. 1 7 2 17 Marion, DAL ................... 1 7 0 17 Granger, IND.................. 1 7 1 17 Smith, NYK .................... 1 7 0 17 J. Richardson, ORL ...... 1 6 0 17 8 0 16 Davis, ORL..................... 1 Holiday, PHL .................. 1 7 1 16 FG Percentage FG FGA Hamilton, CHI............................... 6 7 Terry, DAL .................................... 8 10 Ibaka, OKC ................................... 9 12 James, MIA................................... 10 14 Davis, NYK ................................... 4 6 Korver, CHI................................... 5 8 Noah, CHI..................................... 5 8 Wade, MIA.................................... 8 13 Harden, OKC................................ 4 7 Fields, NYK .................................. 4 7 Rebounds G OFF DEF TOT Noah, CHI................. 1 4 9 13 Hibbert, IND ............. 1 4 9 13 Davis, ORL ............... 1 6 7 13 Anthony, NYK .......... 1 6 4 10 Rose, CHI ................. 1 3 6 9 Clark, ORL................ 1 2 7 9 West, IND ................. 1 2 7 9 Granger, IND ............ 1 3 5 8 Haslem, MIA............. 1 4 4 8 Perkins, OKC ........... 1 1 7 8 Assists G AST Nelson, ORL ................................... 1 9 Chalmers, MIA................................ 1 9 Rose, CHI........................................ 1 9 Iguodala, PHL................................. 1 5 Terry, DAL....................................... 1 5 Collison, IND................................... 1 5 Watson, CHI.................................... 1 5 Westbrook, OKC ............................ 1 5 Kidd, DAL ........................................ 1 5 Turner, PHL .................................... 1 5

2012 NFL Team-by-Team Draft (x-compensatory selection) Arizona 1 (13) Michael Floyd, wr, Notre Dame. 3 (80) Jamell Fleming, db, Oklahoma. 4 (112) Bobby Massie, ot, Mississippi. 5 (151) Senio Kelemete, g, Washington. 6 (177) Justin Bethel, db, Presbyterian. 6 (185) Ryan Lindley, qb, San Diego State. 7 (221) Nate Potter, ot, Boise State. Atlanta 2 (55) Peter Konz, g, Wisconsin. 3 (91) Lamar Holmes, ot, Southern Miss. 5 (157) Bradie Ewing, rb, Wisconsin. 5 (164) Jonathan Massaquoi, de, Troy. 6 (192) Charles Mitchell, db, Mississippi State. 7 (249)-x Travian Robertson, nt, South Carolina. Baltimore 2 (35) Courtney Upshaw, lb, Alabama. 2 (60) Kelechi Osemele, ot, Iowa State. 3 (84) Bernard Pierce, rb, Temple. 4 (98) Gino Gradkowski, g, Delaware. 4 (130)-x Christian Thompson, db, South Carolina State. 5 (169)-x Asa Jackson, db, Cal Poly. 6 (198) Tommy Streeter, wr, Miami. 7 (236) DeAngelo Tyson, de, Georgia. Buffalo 1 (10) Stephon Gilmore, db, South Carolina. 2 (41) Cordy Glenn, ot, Georgia. 3 (69) T.J. Graham, wr, N.C. State. 4 (105) Nigel Bradham, lb, Florida State. 4 (124) Ron Brooks, db, LSU. 5 (144) Zebrie Sanders, ot, Florida State. 5 (147) Tank Carder, lb, TCU. 6 (178) Mark Asper, g, Oregon. 7 (251)-x John Potter, k, Western Michigan. Carolina 1 (9) Luke Kuechly, lb, Boston College. 2 (40) Amini Silatolu, g, Midwestern State. 4 (103) Frank Alexander, de, Oklahoma. 4 (104) Joe Adams, wr, Arkansas. 5 (143) Josh Norman, db, Coastal Carolina. 6 (207)-x Brad Nortman, p, Wisconsin. 7 (216) D.J. Campbell, db, California. Chicago 1 (19) Shea McClellin, de, Boise State. 2 (45) Alshon Jeffery, wr, South Carolina. 3 (79) Brandon Hardin, db, Oregon State. 4 (111) Evan Rodriguez, te, Temple. 6 (184) Isaiah Frey, db, Nevada. 7 (220) Greg McCoy, db, TCU. Cincinnati 1 (17) Dre Kirkpatrick, db, Alabama. 1 (27) Kevin Zeitler, g, Wisconsin. 2 (53) Devon Still, dt, Penn State. 3 (83) Mohamed Sanu, wr, Rutgers. 3 (93) Brandon Thompson, dt, Clemson. 4 (116) Orson Charles, te, Georgia. 5 (156) Shaun Prater, db, Iowa. 5 (166) Marvin Jones, wr, California. 5 (167) George Iloka, db, Boise State. 6 (191) Dan Herron, rb, Ohio State. Cleveland 1 (3) Trent Richardson, rb, Alabama. 1 (22) Brandon Weeden, qb, Oklahoma State. 2 (37) Mitchell Schwartz, ot, California. 3 (87) John Hughes, db, Cincinnati. 4 (100) Travis Benjamin, wr, Miami. 4 (120) James-Michael Johnson, lb, Nevada. 5 (160) Ryan Miller, ot, Colorado. 6 (204)-x Emmanuel Acho, lb, Texas. 6 (205)-x Billy Winn, dt, Boise St. 7 (245)-x Trevin Wade, db, Arizona. 7 (247)-x Brad Smelley, rb, Alabama. Dallas 1 (6), Morris Claiborne, db, LSU. 3 (81) Tyrone Crawford, de, Boise State. 4 (113) Kyle Wilber, de, Wake Forest. 4 (135)-x Matt Johnson, db, Eastern Washington. 5 (152) Danny Coale, wr, Virginia Tech. 6 (186) James Hanna, te, Oklahoma. 7 (222) Caleb McSurdy, lb, Montana. Denver 2 (36) Derek Wolfe, dt, Cincinnati. 2 (57) Brock Osweiler, qb, Arizona State. 3 (67) Ronnie Hillman, rb, San Diego State. 4 (101) Omar Bolden, db, Arizona State. 4 (108) Philip Blake, c, Baylor. 5 (137) Malik Jackson, de, Tennessee. 6 (188) Danny Trevathan, lb, Kentucky. Detroit 1 (23) Riley Reiff, ot, Iowa. 2 (54) Ryan Broyles, wr, Oklahoma. 3 (85) Dwight Bentley, db, Louisiana-Lafayette. 4 (125) Ronnell Lewis, de, Oklahoma. 5 (138) Tahir Whitehead, lb, Temple. 5 (148) Chris Greenwood, db, Albion. 6 (196) Jonte Green, db, New Mexico State. 7 (223) Travis Lewis, lb, Oklahoma. Green Bay 1 (28) Nick Perry, lb, Southern Cal. 2 (51) Jerel Worthy, de, Michigan State. 2 (62) Casey Hayward, db, Vanderbilt. 4 (132)-x Mike Daniels, de, Iowa. 4 (133)-x Jerron McMillian, db, Maine. 5 (163) Terrell Manning, lb, N.C. State. 7 (241)-x Andrew Datko, ot, Florida State. 7 (243)-x B.J. Coleman, qb. Chattanooga. Houston 1 (26) Whitney Mercilus, lb, Illinois. 3 (76) Brandon Brooks, g, Miami (Ohio). 3 (68) DeVier Posey, wr, Ohio State. 4 (99) Ben Jones, c, Georgia. 4 (121) Keshawn Martin, wr, Michigan State. 4 (126) Jared Crick, de, Nebraska.

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A U T O R A C I N G NASCAR Whelen Modified-the CARQUEST Tech-Net Spring Sizzler Results Sunday At Stafford Motor Speedway Stafford, Conn. Lap length: 0.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (7) Doug Coby, Milford, Conn., Chevrolet, 200 laps, 92.260 mph. 2. (1) Ryan Preece, Berlin, Conn., Ford, 200. 3. (9) Keith Rocco, Wallingford, Conn., Chevrolet, 200. 4. (8) Ron Silk, Norwalk, Conn, Chevrolet, 200. 5. (10) Jimmy Blewett, Howell, N.J., Chevrolet, 200. 6. (5) Justin Bonsignore, Holtsville, N.Y., Ford, 200. 7. (11) Ron Yuhas, Jr., Groton, Conn., Chevrolet, 200. 8. (20) Woody Pitkat, Stafford, Conn., Chevrolet, 200. 9. (4) Mike Stefanik, Coventry, R.I., Chevrolet, 200. 10. (25) Bryon Chew, Mattituck, N.Y., Chevrolet, 200. 11. (14) Daniel Hemric, Kannapolis, N.C., Pontiac, 200. 12. (12) Todd Szegedy, Ridgefield, Conn, Ford, 200. 13. (13) Rowan Pennink, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., Chevrolet, 200. 14. (6) Donny Lia, Jericho, N.Y., Dodge, 200. 15. (3) Eric Berndt, Cromwell, Conn., Chevrolet, 200. 16. (21) Richie Pallai, Jr., Yorktown Heights, N.Y., Chevrolet, 199. 17. (17) Ed Flemke, Jr., Southington, Conn, Chevrolet, 199. 18. (18) Eric Goodale, Riverhead, N.Y., Chevrolet, 199. 19. (22) Jamie Tomaino, Howell, N.J., Chevrolet,

F O O T B A L L National Football League

THE TIMES LEADER 5 (161) Randy Bullock, k, Texas A&M. 6 (195) Nick Mondek, ot, Purdue. Indianapolis 1 (1) Andrew Luck, qb, Stanford. 2 (34) Coby Fleener, te, Stanford. 3 (64) Dwayne Allen, te, Clemson. 3 (92) T.Y. Hilton, wr, FIU. 5 (136) Josh Chapman, dt, Alabama. 5 (170)-x Vick Ballard, rb, Mississippi State. 6 (206)-x Lavon Brazill, wr, Ohio. 7 (208) Justin Anderson, g, Georgia. 7 (214) Tim Fugger, lb, Vanderbilt. 7 (253)-x Chandler Harnish, qb, Northern Illinois. Jacksonville 1 (5) Justin Blackmon, wr, Oklahoma State. 2 (38) Andre Branch, de, Clemson. 3 (70) Bryan Anger, p, California. 5 (142) Brandon Marshall, lb, Nevada. 6 (176) Mike Harris, db, Florida State. 7 (228) Jeris Pendleton, dt, Ashland. Kansas City 1 (11) Dontari Poe, nt, Memphis. 2 (44) Jeff Allen, g, Illinois. 3 (74) Donald Stephenson, ot, Oklahoma. 4 (107) Devon Wylie, wr, Fresno State. 5 (146) DeQuan Menzie, db, Alabama. 6 (182) Cyrus Gray, rb, Texas A&M. 7 (218) Jerome Long, dt, San Diego State. 7 (238) Junior Hemingway, wr, Michigan. Miami 1 (8) Ryan Tannehill, qb, Texas A&M. 2 (42) Jonathan Martin, ot, Stanford. 3 (72) Olivier Vernon, de, Miami. 3 (78) Michael Egnew, te, Missouri. 4 (97) Lamar Miller, rb, Miami. 5 (155) Josh Kaddu, lb, Oregon. 6 (183) B.J. Cunningham, wr, Michigan State. 7 (215) Kheeston Randall, dt, Texas. 7 (227) Rishard Matthews, wr, Nevada. Minnesota 1 (4) Matt Kalil, ot, Southern Cal. 1 (29) Harrison Smith, db, Notre Dame. 3 (66) Josh Robinson, db, UCF. 4 (118) Jarius Wright, wr, Arkansas. 4 (128)-x Rhett Ellison, te, Southern Cal. 4 (134)-x Greg Childs, wr, Arkansas. 5 (139) Robert Blanton, db, Notre Dame. 6 (175) Blair Walsh, k, Georgia. 7 (210) Audie Cole, lb, N.C. State. 7 (219) Trevor Guyton, dt, California. New England 1 (21) Chandler Jones, de, Syracuse. 1 (25) Dont’a Hightower, lb, Alabama. 2 (48) Tavon Wilson, db, Illinois. 3 (90) Jake Bequette, de, Arkansas. 6 (197) Nate Ebner, db, Ohio State. 7 (224) Alfonzo Dennard, db, Nebraska. 7 (235) Jeremy Ebert, wr, Northwestern. New Orleans 2 Forfeited 3 (89) Akiem Hicks, dt, Regina (Canada). 4 (122) Nick Toon, wr, Wisconsin. 5 (162) Corey White, db, Samford. 6 (179) Andrew Tiller, g, Syracuse. 7 (234) Marcel Jones, ot, Nebraska. New York Giants 1 (32) David Wilson, rb, Virginia Tech. 2 (63) Rueben Randle, wr, LSU. 3 (94) Jayron Hosley, db, Virginia Tech. 4 (127) Andrien Robinson, te, Cincinnati. 4 (131)-x Brandon Mosley, ot, Auburn. 6 (201) Matt McCants, ot, UAB. 7 (239) Markus Kuhn, dt, N.C. State. New York Jets 1 (16) Quinton Coples, de, North Carolina. 2 (43) Stephen Hill, wr, Georgia Tech. 3 (77) DeMario Davis, lb, Arkansas State. 6 (187) Josh Bush, db, Wake Forest. 6 (202)-x Terrance Ganaway, rb, Baylor. 6 (203)-x Robert Griffin, g, Baylor. 7 (242)-x Antonio Allen, db, South Carolina. 7 (244)-x Jordan White, wr, Western Michigan. Oakland 3 Exercised in Supplemental Draft 3 (95)-x Tony Bergstrom, g, Utah. 4 (129)-x Miles Burris, lb, San Diego State. 5 (158) Jack Crawford, de, Penn State. 5 (168)-x Juron Criner, wr, Arizona. 6 (189) Christo Bilukidi, dt, Georgia State. 7 (230) Nate Stupar, lb, Penn State. Philadelphia 1 (12) Fletcher Cox, dt, Mississippi State. 2 (46) Mychal Kendricks, lb, California. 2 (59) Vinny Curry, de, Marshall. 3 (88) Nick Foles, qb, Arizona. 4 (123) Brandon Boykin, db, Georgia. 5 (153) Dennis Kelly, ot, Purdue. 6 (194) Marvin McNutt, wr, Iowa. 6 (200) Brandon Washington, g, Miami. 7 (229) Bryce Brown, rb, Kansas State. Pittsburgh 1 (24) David DeCastro, g, Stanford. 2 (56) Mike Adams, ot, Ohio State. 3 (86) Sean Spence, lb, Miami. 4 (109) Alameda Ta’amu, dt, Washington. 5 (159) Chris Rainey, rb, Florida. 7 (231) Tony Clemons, wr, Colorado. 7 (240)-x David Paulson, te, Oregon. 7 (246)-x Terrence Frederick, db, Texas A&M. 7 (248)-x Kelvin Beachum, ot, SMU. St. Louis 1 (14) Michael Brockers, dt, LSU. 2 (33) Brian Quick, wr, Appalachian State. 2 (39) Janoris Jenkins, db, North Alabama. 2 (50) Isaiah Pead, rb, Cincinnati. 3 (65) Trumaine Johnson, db, Montana. 4 (96) Chris Givens, wr, Wake Forest. 5 (150) Rokevious Watkins, g, South Carolina. 6 (171) Greg Zuerlein, k, Missouri Western. 7 (209) Aaron Brown, lb, Hawaii. 7 (252)-x Daryl Richardson, rb, Abilene Christian. San Diego 1 (18) Melvin Ingram, lb, South Carolina. 2 (49) Kendall Reyes, de, Connecticut. 3 (73) Brandon Taylor, db, LSU. 4 (110) Ladarius Green, te, Louisiana-Lafayette. 5 (149) Johnnie Troutman, g, Penn State. 7 (226) David Molk, c, Michigan. 7 (250)-x Edwin Baker, rb, Michigan State. San Francisco 1 (30) A.J. Jenkins, wr, Illinois. 2 (61) LaMichael James, rb, Oregon. 4 (117) Joe Looney, g, Wake Forest. 5 (165) Darius Fleming, lb, Notre Dame. 6 (180) Trenton Robinson, db, Michigan State. 6 (199) Jason Slowey, ot, Western Oregon. 7 (237) Cam Johnson, lb, Virginia. Seattle 1 (15) Bruce Irvin, de, West Virginia. 2 (47) Bobby Wagner, lb, Utah State. 3 (75) Russell Wilson, qb, Wisconsin. 4 (106) Robert Turbin, rb, Utah State. 4 (114) Jaye Howard, dt, Florida. 5 (154) Korey Toomer, lb, Idaho. 6 (172) Jeremy Lane, db, Northwestern State. 6 (181) Winston Guy, db, Kentucky. 7 (225) J.R. Sweezy, ot, N.C. State. 7 (232) Greg Scruggs, de, Louisville. Tampa Bay 1 (7) Mark Barron, db, Alabama. 1 (31) Doug Martin, rb, Boise State. 2 (58) Lavonte David, lb, Nebraska. 5 (140) Najee Goode, lb, West Virginia. 6 (174) Keith Tandy, db, West Virginia. 7 (212) Michael Smith, rb, Utah State. 7 (233) Drake Dunsmore, te, Northwestern. Tennessee 1 (20) Kendall Wright, wr, Baylor. 2 (52) Zach Brown, lb, North Carolina. 3 (82) Mike Martin, dt, Michigan. 4 (115) Coty Sensabaugh, db, Clemson. 5 (145) Taylor Thompson, te, SMU. 6 (190) Markelle Martin, db, Oklahoma State. 7 (211) Scott Solomon, de, Rice. Washington 1 (2) Robert Griffin III, qb, Baylor. 3 (71) Josh LeRibeus, g, SMU. 4 (102) Kirk Cousins, qb, Michigan State. 4 (119) Keenan Robinson, lb, Texas. 5 (141) Adam Gettis, g, Iowa. 6 (173) Alfred Morris, rb, Florida Atlantic. 6 (193) Tom Compton, ot, South Dakota. 7 (213) Richard Crawford, db, SMU. 7 (217) Jordan Bernstine, db, Iowa.

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King’s Eydler gets 400th tennis win There’s a lot of talent Times Leader Staff

The King’s College men’s tennis team handed veteran head coach Bill Eydler his 400th career victory as the Monarchs defeated host Alvernia University 7-2 Sunday. With the win, King’s wrapped up the regular-season with a 13-9 record King’s will face Manhattanville at home on Wednesday in the Freedom Conference semifinals.

WOMEN’S COLLEGE TENNIS Alvernia 5, King’s 4

The King’s College women’s tennis dropped a decision to host Alvernia University Sunday. Sara Lynn and Diana Darby posted an 8-4 victory in the first flight while Katlyn Rossowski and Cara Medwick combined for a 9-7 win in the third flight. Lynn was a 6-3, 6-3 winner in the number-one flight while Emily Biffen registered a 6-1, 6-0 triumph in the third flight for the lady Monarchs lone two singles victories.


Misericordia Takes Second Place

Misericordia University’s Bucky Aeppli tied for second at the MAC Golf Championships, Sunday at Hershey Country Club. Aeppli closed out his collegiate career with a 79 to finish with a two-day total 152. Jordan Wollenberg shot 89-86 (175) to finish 23rd while Matt Wiater shot 95-84 (179) to finish tied for 26th and Evan Decker (88-93) was 29th at 181. Misericordia finished fifth in the team standings at 687 (345-342). King’s Takes Sixth Place

The King’s College golf team finished in sixth place of the 2012 Freedom Conference Championships Sunday at the Hershey Country Club. Jake Humphreys was the Monarchs’ top finisher with a 168 to place 14th overall. Justin Eimers shot an 82 to finish 15th overall at 170 while Eric Jesikiewicz shot an 88 to

finish 22nd with a 174, Tom McGrath carded an 87 to stand 25th with a 177 and Kyle Newton rounded out the King’s lineup shot a99

(110) rounded out the MU line-up. The Cougars were third in the team standings at 422.

Wilkes Takes Seventh Place

Wilkes 1, Marywood 0 Wilkes 7, Marywood 6

The Wilkes University golf team finished in 7th place at the MAC Championships Sunday afternoon at the Hershey Country Club. The Colonels shot a combined 364 in round one before posting a 371 in round two of the event. Anthony Gagliostro led the Colonels finishing in 24th place shooting a 94 as Michael Daubert finished with a teamlow 85 to capture 28th place.


Misericordia Takes Third Place

Misericordia University’s Lauren Clemson shot a 97 to finish tied for fifth and earned All-MAC honors at the MAC Women’s Golf Championship, Sunday at Mountain Laurel Golf Club. Erin Kain (107), Megan Danley (108) and Alexe Rice


The Wilkes University softball team swept Marywood University in a Sunday doubleheader. Mandy Seccia accounted for two of the five Wilkes hits in game 1 while Laykin Hughes started in the circle going four innings scattering three hits allowing the one run while striking out seven. Seccia led the offense in game two going 2-for-3 with an RBI. Jordan Borger finished 2-for-3 with two RBI’s including her fifth homer of the season, while Emily McGrath added two hits. Heather Compton received the win in the circle going six innings allowing five runs on nine hits. Wilkes concludes the 2012 season with an 11-25 overall record.


Dufner tastes PGA Tour victory for first time The Associated Press

AVONDALE, La. — Jason Dufner beat Ernie Els with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff Sunday in the Zurich Classic to win for the first time in 164 starts on the PGA Tour. After entering the fourth round with a two-shot lead, Dufner shot a 2-under 70 at TPC Louisiana. Els had a 67 to match Dufner at 19-under 269. After both players missed birdie putts within 8 feet on the par-5 18th, they went back to the 18th tee for the second extra hole, which Dufner won by hitting the green in two strokes and tapping home a short birdie putt after Els’ birdie attempt from the fringe narrowly missed. Dufner lost playoffs last year to Mark Wilson in the Phoenix Open and Keegan Bradley in the PGA Championship for two of his three career runnerup finishes. The 6-foot-3 Els, who goes by the nickname “The Big Easy,” hasn’t won on the PGA Tour since the 2010 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, a little more than two years ago. He did not have a single bogey in the final round or playoff, and would have won his 19th career PGA Tour event in, of all places, the Big Easy, if he could have made a birdie putt of a little less than 6 feet on the first playoff hole. He pushed it more than 2 feet past the edge


Jason Dufner celebrates his birdie putt on the 18th green during a sudden-death playoff Sunday against Ernie Els to win the Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La.

of the hole. On the second playoff hole, Els’ tee shot went into a fairway bunker, and his second shot landed 137 yards from the pin. His third shot landed on the fringe, nearly 19 feet from the pin, but he nearly saved birdie from there, his putt missing by 2 inches. Luke Donald shot a 67 to finish third at 17 under, and move past Rory McIlroy for the No. 1 ranking. Mobile Bay LPGA Classic MOBILE, Ala. — Stacy Lewis won the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour title, holding off hard-charging teen Lexi Thompson by a stroke.

Lewis, who held a five-stroke lead early in the day, reclaimed the edge with a birdie on No. 16, while the 17-year-old Thompson parred the final hole and had to wait. Lewis parred out. Her week was so solid that her finishing 3-under 69 was her worst round en route to a 17-under 271 total. The former Arkansas star also won the 2011 Kraft Nabisco Championship. Thompson found redemption from her final-round fall in Mobile a year ago. She didn’t flinch under the pressure given a second shot, closing with rounds of 66 and 65, tying her career low in a bogey-free round. Lewis secured the win with a

two-putt par from the edge of the green. France’s Karine Icher closed with a 68 to finish third, two strokes back. Ballantine’s Championship SEOUL, South Korea — Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger won the Ballantine’s Championship for his first European Tour title, closing with a 4-under 68 for a five-stroke victory. Wiesberger finished at 18 under on the Blackstone course in the event also sanctioned by the Asian Tour. He’s the third Austrian to win on the European Tour, following Markus Brier and Martin Wiegele. Scotland’s Richie Ramsay had a 65 to finish second.


WVW, Redeemer dominate coaches’ all-star picks The Times Leader staff

Wyoming Valley West led the way with 15 first-team selections, including Class 3A boys Most Valuable Performer Ed Zawatski and girls MVP Morgan Hanadel, among the honorees on the Wyoming Valley Conference Southern Division swimming and diving coaches allstars. Holy Redeemer led the Class 2A selections with 13 first-teamers, including girls MVP Julie Ann Mahle. Dallas’ Brian Stepniak was chosen as the boys MVP. Michele Yakubowski (Class 3A Hazleton Area) and Mara Pawlenok (Holy Redeemer) were named Girls Coaches of the Year for their classes. Frank Tribendis (Wyoming Valley West) and Romayne Mosier (Dallas) were honored as the Boys Coaches of the Year for their classes. H.S. SWIMMING

Wyoming Valley Conference Coaches All-Stars Boys All-Stars AAA First Team Hazleton Area: Tyler Farley, Stephen Genetti, Jeff Hicks, Ryan Paisley, Troy Valkusky Wyoming Valley West: Paine Fleisher, Adin Greenwald, Alex Himlin, Cory Himlin, Ibrahim Ismail, Robert Jacobs, Tom Missal, Colin Vest, Michael Yeninas, Ed Zawatski AAA Honorable Mention Hazleton Area: Daniel Cunningham, Edward Kovac, Kyle Steiner Wyoming Valley West: Andrew Greenwald, John Plucenik, Alex Taren. MVP: Ed Zawatski, WVW Coach of the Year: Frank Tribendis, WVW AA First Team Crestwood: Josh Grzewch, Chris Lukashewski Dallas: Jake Chielli, Jack Matusiak, Brian Stepniak, Marcus Wagner Holy Redeemer: Michael Dubinski, George Evans, Michael Pahler, Cody Smith, Terry Vrabec Lake-Lehman: Matthew Edkins

AA Honorable Mention Berwick: Josh Kelly, Mike Rehrig, Mike Skeath, Troy Stair Crestwood: Joe Grzech Dallas: Matthew Fasulka, Patrick Gelso, Reid Luksic, Patric Madaya Holy Redeemer: Jason Hauze, Patrick Lehman, Eric Shorts MVP: Brian Stepniak, Dallas Coach: Romayne Mosier, Dallas Girls All-Stars AAA First Team Coughlin: Ashley Ray Hazleton Area: Felecia Grego, Shaina Grego, Kayla Jadush, Hailey Kendall, Katelynn Pleban, Alexandra Podlesny, Shelby Sanko, Rebecca Yannes Wyoming Valley West: Kayleigh Fishe, Morgan Hanadel, Desiree Holena, Alex Plant, Karina Zabresky AAA Honorable Mention Coughlin: Emilie Gurdock, Kylee McGrane, Carly Ray Hazleton Area: Doni Matrone, Ayla Triano MVP: Morgan Hanadel, WVW

Coach of the Year: Michele Yakubowski, Hazleton Area AA First Team Dallas: Caitlyn Barry, Sarah Zerfoss Hanover Area: Ashlynn Heller Holy Redeemer: Bethan Chmil. Melissa Cruz, Elizabeth Finnegan, Rachel Finnegan, Alexa Kalafut, Mallory Kusakavitch, Julie Ann Mahle, Lucy Reilly Lake-Lehman: Samantha Sabol Meyers: Eilish Hoban Pittston Area: Mia Nardone, Samantha Scialpi AA Honorable Mention Dallas: Nell Adams, Kaylin Augustine, Abby Berger, Lindsey Kelly Hanover Area: Kayla Keating Holy Redeemer: Kellan Katra, Olivia Vitali Meyers: Kelly Mahalak Pittston Area: Antoinette Antonnacci, Tiffany Smith Wyoming Area: Tia Brown MVP: Julie Ann Mahle, Holy Redeemer Coach of the Year: Mara Pawlenok, Holy Redeemer

on the injury report JOHN ERZAR

INJURIES ARE part of sports on any level. UnNOTEBOOK fortunately, Wyoming Valley Conference girls 4-1 scores. The Royals lost three in a row 4-1 soccer has seen to start the season. Two wins were some of its top 4-1. players bitten by the injury bug. Here are some of the top players WORST JOB who’ve missed time and what they Dave Mattes has been dedicated mean to their teams. Remember, this is only a partial list since there is to high school soccer for as long as I can remember as an official and no way of knowing every injury. Hopefully, everyone can get back schedule maker. It’s the latter position that has been an unenviable on the field sooner than later. task with girls soccer moving to the · Coughlin’s Ivy Nulton: An allstate selection last season, Nulton is fall. Mattes is not only putting togetha plug-in player. Plug her in at any er the girls schedule that starts in field position and don’t worry – September, but the boys as well as she’ll do the job at a high level. Her the one for junior high soccer. absence was noticeable in last With so many variables to conweek’s 3-2 victory over Lake-Lehtend with, it’s like putting together a man. 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle blind· Holy Redeemer’s Hallie Rexer: The St. Francis recruit hasn’t played folded. It also seems very likely yet, but the Royals are hopeful she’ll some games will be scheduled for Saturdays, be it varsity or junior return for the final few games. Redeemer has struggled to score with- high. out her veteran presence at midfield. · Pittston Area’s Sara Ruby: Ruby, SCHEDULE CHANGES Today’s GAR at Wyoming Area who was lost for the season prior to game is 7 p.m. at the football stadiits start, led the Patriots in scoring um in West Pittston. It’s a rematch as a freshman last season with 11 of a March 27 game won by Wyomgoals. Teaming her with freshman ing Area 7-6. standout Allie Barber and junior Also, Dallas at Nanticoke is 4:15 midfielder Liz Mikitish, who sort of p.m. today. Wyoming Area at North steers the ship, would have given Pocono was postponed for a second the Patriots a very formidable attime Saturday. It is now 4:15 p.m. tack. Tuesday. · Berwick’s Kelly Sheptock: The Two games were supposed to be junior fullback recently returned to played last Thursday – Crestwood at the lineup. Simply put, you don’t Hazleton Area and Meyers at Pitttake a physical, talented player like ston Area – but we received no Sheptock out of the defense and report from either. expect it to perform the same way. · Dallas’ Amber Yang: The junior SEEDING MEETING keeper had been outstanding this The soccer committee will meet season, playing more aggressively May 16 to seed the 10-team District and with more confidence than last year. She was on her way to becom- 2 playoffs. Here’s how I have the ing the premier keeper in the WVC. seeds right now based on teams currently in position to make the FASHION REPORT postseason. Plenty can change over the next Soccer spikes come in various few weeks, but here it goes: 1. Dalcolors and florescent yellow and las; 2. Crestwood; 3. Coughlin; 4. green appear the most popular. Lake-Lehman; 5. Berwick; 6. North But the winner of the best shoes award goes to Lake-Lehman’s Emily Pocono; 7. Delaware Valley; 8. Sutton. Her purple spikes are by far Wyoming Area; 9. Pittston Area; 10. Hazleton Area. the best I’ve seen. I want a pair. Seeds 2-5 were tough. Those STRANGE STAT DEPT. teams’ records against each other are Berwick (1-1-1), Coughlin (1-1-1), Five of Holy Redeemer’s first Crestwood (2-1) and Lehman (1-2). eight games have been decided by

H . S . G I R L S S O C C E R WYOMING VALLEY CONFERENCE STANDINGS Division 1-A .............................. W L T GF GA Dallas.......................................... 8 0 0 44 6 Crestwood.................................. 6 2 0 46 19 Berwick ....................................... 6 2 1 23 10 Coughlin ..................................... 6 2 1 25 12 Holy Redeemer ......................... 3 6 0 14 26 Division 1-B .............................. W L T GF GA Lake-Lehman............................. 7 3 0 28 21 Delaware Valley......................... 4 6 0 22 22 Hazleton Area............................ 1 6 1 9 20 Nanticoke ................................... 1 7 0 10 41 Wyoming Valley West .............. 0 8 1 3 46 Division 2-A .............................. W L T GF GA North Pocono............................. 5 2 1 10 5 Pittston Area .............................. 5 3 0 29 8 Hanover Area............................. 4 4 1 23 25 Wyoming Seminary .................. 2 6 1 11 32 Honesdale.................................. 1 7 1 14 33 Division 2-B .............................. W L T GF GA Wyoming Area........................... 7 1 0 36 19 Tunkhannock ............................. 6 2 1 27 10 GAR ............................................ 6 3 0 44 24 Meyers........................................ 4 3 1 23 9 MMI Prep.................................... 0 9 0 5 57 DISTRICT 2 PLAYOFF FORMAT Four Div. 1-A teams, three Div. 1-B teams, two Div. 2-A teams and one Div. 2-B team qualify. WVC SCORING LEADERS DIVISION 1-A G A Pts Ashley Dunbar, Dallas ........................... 20 12 52 Colleen McDonald, Dallas..................... 11 9 31 Gabby Termini, Crestwood ................... 13 5 31 Vanessa Parsons, Dallas ...................... 4 10 18 Abby Takacs, Berwick............................ 5 6 16 Sarah Andrews, Crestwood .................. 5 4 14 Megan Lercara, Coughlin ...................... 5 4 14 Olivia Termini, Crestwood ..................... 4 6 14 Hannah Coffin, Crestwood .................... 6 1 13 Caty Davenport, Berwick ....................... 5 2 12 Karleigh Hartman, Berwick.................... 4 2 10 Morgan Kile, Crestwood ........................ 2 6 10 Emily Schramm, Holy Redeemer ......... 3 4 10 Shaina Dougherty, Holy Redeemer ..... 4 1 9 Ivy Nulton, Coughlin ............................... 4 1 9 Marissa Lercara, Coughlin .................... 4 0 8 Olivia Zurad, Holy Redeemer ............... 3 2 8 Olivia Conklin, Berwick .......................... 3 1 7 Elaina Tomaselli, Dallas ........................ 3 1 7 Hannah Sulkowski, Crestwood............. 3 0 6 Nora Fazzi, Coughlin.............................. 0 5 5 Briana Floryshak, Berwick ..................... 2 1 5 Brittany Novak, Coughlin ....................... 1 3 5 Summer Lentini, Coughlin..................... 2 1 5 Ashley Strazdus, Dallas......................... 2 1 5 Grace Fazzi, Coughlin ........................... 2 0 4 Olivia Gregorio, Holy Redeemer .......... 2 0 4 Erin Gruber, Holy Redeemer ................ 1 2 4 Emily Orrson, Crestwood ...................... 2 0 4 Kara Pawloski, Coughlin ........................ 2 0 4 Kaitlyn Pearage, Coughlin..................... 1 2 4 Talia Szatkowski, Dallas ........................ 1 2 4 Kelly Sheptock, Berwick ........................ 0 3 3 Jade Welsh, Berwick.............................. 1 1 3 DIVISION 1-B G A Pts Shoshana Mahoney, Lake-Lehman....... 13 2 28 Kyrsten Brockmann, Delaware Valley ... 10 2 22 Emily Sutton, Lake-Lehman.................... 4 6 14 Kelly Cappello, Delaware Valley ............ 5 2 12 Brittany Sugalski, Nanticoke ................... 5 2 12 Anna Chamberlin, Delaware Valley ....... 5 0 10 Kaylee Hillard, Lake-Lehman.................. 2 4 10 Morgan Goodrich, Lake-Lehman ........... 3 3 9 Krista Leitner, Hazleton Area ................. 4 1 9

Nikki Sutliff, Lake-Lehman ...................... Nicole Semenza, Hazleton Area............ Cassie Yalch, Nanticoke ......................... Aleaha Blazick, Lake-Lehman................ Jessica McMahon, Nanticoke................. Samantha Nice, Nanticoke ...................... Monica Baranko, Hazleton Area............. Cathy Byrnes, Wyo. Valley West............ Alexandra Echavarria, Hazleton Area ... Katie Heindel, Lake-Lehman................... Ashley Jackson, Lake-Lehman .............. Lindsay Lane, Nanticoke ......................... Meagan Markowski, Nanticoke .............. Francesca Matriccino, Hazleton Area.... Stephanie Serafin, Wyo. Valley West.... Alyssa Shaver, Wyo. Valley West.......... Denae Sutliff, Lake-Lehman ...................

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DIVISION 2-A G A Pts Allie Barber, Pittston Area ....................... 15 1 31 Gabby Murphy, Hanover Area................ 10 0 20 Liz Mikitish, Pittston Area........................ 6 4 16 Larrisa Bannon, Hanover Area ............... 3 2 8 Haylee Goodenough, Honesdale........... 4 0 8 Seneca Propst, Honesdale..................... 4 0 8 Madison Cardinale, Pittston Area .......... 2 3 7 Kayla Keating, Hanover Area .................. 2 2 6 Nicolette Bradshaw, Pittston Area ......... 3 0 6 Desirae Santarsiero, North Pocono....... 3 0 6 Bridget McMullan, Wyo. Seminary......... 2 1 5 Michelle Stefanelli, North Pocono.......... 2 1 5 Allison Weidner, Honesdale ................... 2 1 5 Casey O’Connell, North Pocono............ 2 0 4 Hailee Shuman, Hanover Area............... 2 0 4 Molly Turner, Wyoming Seminary ......... 2 0 4 Mallorie Deschaine, North Pocono........ 1 1 3 Rhea Fowler, Honesdale ........................ 1 1 3 Skye Marte, Honesdale........................... 0 3 3 Katelyn Pugliese, Pittston Area .............. 1 1 3 Sarah Richards, Hanover Area .............. 1 1 3 Jackie Sanchez, Honesdale ................... 1 1 3 Lindsay Warriner, Wyo. Seminary ......... 1 1 3 Mariana Azevedo, North Pocono............ 1 0 2 Megan Chen, Wyo. Seminary................. 1 0 2 Danielle Fereck, Pittston Area................ 0 2 2 Alyssa Hamill, North Pocono .................. 1 0 2 Christine Harris, Wyo. Seminary............ 1 0 2 Megan Karuzie, Pittston Area................. 0 2 2 Marissa Keegan, Hanover Area ............. 1 0 2 Alissa Kincel, North Pocono ................... 0 2 2 Nikki Masher, Hanover Area................... 1 0 2 Jenny Meck, Pittston Area ...................... 1 0 2 DIVISION 2-B G A Pts Brea Seabrook, GAR............................... 24 4 52 Jenna Skirnak, Wyoming Area............... 12 1 25 Valerie Bott, Wyoming Area ................... 9 4 22 Cheyenne Brown, Tunkhannock............ 7 7 21 Bre Mosier, GAR ...................................... 9 1 19 Ingrid Ritchie, Meyers.............................. 6 4 16 Jenn Bone, Wyoming Area ..................... 6 3 15 Aubree Patronick, Meyers ....................... 6 1 13 Mara Sickler, Tunkhannock .................... 5 3 13 Janel Kalmanowicz, Tunkhannock......... 5 2 12 Kaleigh Bubblo, GAR............................... 3 4 10 Riley Conahan, Meyers ........................... 4 1 9 Leanne McManus, Meyers...................... 4 1 9 Myiah Custer, Wyoming Area................. 3 2 8 Vanessa Novinger, MMI Prep................. 3 2 8 Paige Elmy, GAR ..................................... 2 3 7 Danielle Stillarty, Wyoming Area............ 3 0 6 Katie Flannery, Meyers ............................ 2 1 5 Bri Majikes, GAR ...................................... 2 1 5 Lizz Jones, Wyoming Area ..................... 1 2 4 Lexi Prebola, Tunkhannock .................... 2 0 4 Amanda Tredinnick, Meyers ................... 0 4 4 Vicki Williams, Tunkhannock .................. 2 0 4 Sam Kirschner, GAR ............................... 1 2 3 Kaitlyn Kovach, GAR ............................... 1 1 3 Julianna Leco, GAR ................................. 1 1 3 Kyra Wolsieffer, Meyers .......................... 1 1 3


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The Lakers’ Kobe Bryant grabs a rebound from Nuggets’ forward Kenneth Faried during the second half of Sunday’s game in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 103-88.

Kobe, Bynum star in Lakers win tributing at least four points, the Hawks raced to a 20-6 lead with the game just over 5 minutes old. With Atlanta’s backups on the court, the Celtics made a brief spurt at the start of the second quarter, slicing the Hawks’ lead to 33-24. That would be as close as they got until the fourth.

shot in the first three quarters. Bynum blocked eight shots in LOS ANGELES — Kobe the first three quarters before Bryant scored 31 points, Andrew Bynum posted the Lakers’ surpassing Kareem AbdulJabbar’s franchise-record nine first playoff triple-double in 21 blocks in the fourth. He swatted years with an NBA postseason Timofey Mozgov’s shot for No. record-tying 10 blocked shots, 10 in the closing minutes to and Los Angeles thoroughly equal the NBA record set by controlled the tempo in a playoff-opening 103-88 victory over Utah’s Mark Eaton on April 26, the Denver Nuggets on Sunday. 1985, and matched by Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon on Bynum, the Lakers’ All-Star center coming off his best regu- April 29, 1990. Ramon Sessions had 14 lar season, also had 10 points points and five assists in his and 13 rebounds while incredfirst career playoff game for the ibly blocking 11 percent of the third-seeded Lakers. Largely Nuggets’ 90 shots. While Bynum had the Lakers’ thanks to Bynum’s defensive dominance, Los Angeles avoidfirst playoff triple-double since Magic Johnson in the 1991 NBA ed the embarrassment of last finals, fellow 7-footer Pau Gasol season’s playoff-opening loss to added 13 points, eight rebounds New Orleans, never getting into and eight assists for the playoff- trouble while opening the Lakers’ third playoff meeting with tested Lakers, who never Denver in five years. trailed while forcing the NBA’s Devin Ebanks scored all of highest-scoring team to play his 12 points in the first half Los Angeles’ preferred halfwhile starting his first career court style. playoff game in place of susGame 2 is Tuesday night. pended Metta World Peace. Danilo Gallinari scored 19 The Lakers didn’t miss their points for the sixth-seeded Nuggets, but the NBA’s second- defensive stopper while forcing most of Denver’s key contribyoungest playoff roster strugutors into poor games. gled to run. Andre Miller had 12 points, eight rebounds and seven assists while helping out Hawks 83, Celtics 74 ATLANTA — Josh Smith Ty Lawson, Denver’s leading scorer, who managed just seven scored 22 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, leading the Atlanpoints while failing to make a

ta Hawks to an 83-74 victory over Boston in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference playoffs Sunday night, the final minute turning ugly when Celtics star Rajon Rondo was ejected for bumping an official. The Hawks, who led by as many as 19 in the first half, were clinging to a four-point lead when Rondo lost his cool with 41 seconds remaining — and may have cost himself a chance to play Game 2 Tuesday night. Brandon Bass was called for a foul on Smith tussling for a loose ball. Rondo screamed at official Marc Davis, who quickly called a technical. Rondo then bumped Davis with his chest and was tossed out. A suspension could be coming, too. Rondo scored 20 points and dished out 11 assists, but none of it mattered when he lost his cool. The Celtics not only lost this game, they might’ve lost their floor leader for the next one. He clearly stuck out his chest to strike the official, which will almost surely draw the wrath of NBA Commissioner David Stern. The Hawks got off to a dazzling start, looking much quicker and faster than the aging Celtics. With every starter outside of Jason Collins con-

Spurs 106, Jazz 91 SAN ANTONIO — Tony Parker scored 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs won their first playoff opener in four years, beating the Utah Jazz 106-91 in Game 1 of their firstround series Sunday. Tim Duncan added 17 points and 11 rebounds, helping the Spurs dodge another early playoff letdown. Despite boasting the No. 1 seed again, San Antonio hadn’t won a Game 1 in its last six postseason series — including the one that began a shocking first-round ouster last year. Paul Millsap led Utah with 20 points. The Jazz hung close until the third, when the NBA’s top 3-point shooting team began burying Utah with three in a two-minute burst to finish the quarter. The Spurs have won 11 in a row.

said Crestwood coach Greg Myers, who played for Virginia Tech. “You could see it in his character makeup that he had Continued from Page 1B what it takes to make it to the few weeks later. top level. His potential, especial“He was one of those kids who ly physically, was obvious as had an excellent work ethic,” well.”


Miami added just one lineman in the draft, taking Stanford tackle Jonathan Martin in the second round. Bogumil was a star tight end at Crestwood. He was named to the Associated Press Class 3A All-State second team as a senior

after catching 32 passes for 462 yards and four touchdowns. He was also selected to The Times Leader All-Wyoming Valley Conference team. He played 10 games on the defensive line as a freshman at Rhode Island before shifting to the offensive line.


roads and reaches through the Appalachian Trail. “That’s the hardest part, the trail,” Cerminaro said. “The hills, you can’t jog up some of them, they’re so steep. Then, when you come out of that trail and you’re coming off the mountain, you have to move sideways, back and forth as you go down, or else you know you’re going to fall right off.” A daunting task for any runner, no doubt. For Cerminaro? “When I turned 70, I shattered the age group record by almost 40 minutes. I ran it in nine hours and nine minutes, the record was nine hours and 37 minutes.” With every intention of entering again this year, he is looking forward to joining “The 500 Milers Club.” “That’s the real challenge, the real thrill of it is getting to that 500 club. That’s 10 in a row … and I’ll be there this year for sure.” While the 50 Miler is obviously more than Cerminaro grew accustomed to, and though he looks forward to it, he can’t abandon his first love for the marathon. “I just ran one in Lackawaxen, and finished fourth overall and the Two River Marathon,” he said earlier this month. “There there’s going to be the Boston (he finished 8,983rd overall in 4:01:50 on a hot, steamy day), and a month after that the Pocono

Mountain Run for Red in Salsburg, Steamtown and then in October I’ll be back in Steamtown for the Steamtown Marathon. I wouldn’t miss that one.” It’s easy to come to term with Anthony’s reasoning for not missing out on the Steamtown Marathon. He’s won his age group 16 years in a row and counting. Anthony is quick to attribute much of his ability to his healthy ways – he’s a vegetarian – and his work ethic. He runs with the Electric City Runners club, based in Scranton, and the Wyoming Valley Striders, crediting both with helping him stay as fit as he is. However, above all that goes into such a dedication, what might make it the easiest for Cerminaro, who now admits that his times might be a little slower than they once were, might not have anything to do with proper diet or the right training schedule. “When I got my very first start, I started running races to get into them with my friends,” he said. “There’s a lot of good camaraderie when you go to these places, meeting people. And I love it. I get a lot out of it … I’ve made loads of friends. “I’ve got no reason to stop, not as long as my body holds up and I keep enjoying it,” he said. ““When you get older you slow down a little bit, but, you don’t stop.”

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Mid-30s? Surely, the notion would cause 75-year-old Anthony Cerminaro to scoff, lace up his running shoes, start his daily running and maybe, just maybe, call it a day an hour and a half later. “I try to run 60 miles a week. If I can get in it, I’ll do that,” said Cerminaro of his training habits. “I get a lot of phone calls from people asking me questions like, ‘How do I get started? What do I do?’ Well … It’s got to be in you. If it’s in you, you’ll know.” Considering Cerminaro’s history, he’s undoubtedly a man who knows. For 28 years now, Cerminaro has been running all the distance races he can enter. And not just running in them, but winning his age group at a staggering rate. His success these days can be credited to his hard work and his stickwith-it attitude, even when it wasn’t so easy at first. “Well, back when I was about 27, my buddy Eddie took me out for a jog,” Cerminaro said. “He showed up and said ‘C’mon we’re going to go for a jog.’ We only went for a couple of miles but when I came back, I was exhausted.” “Soon after that, he came by

again and told me he heard about a 10k race that was going to be held in Throop. I said to him ‘A race? Are you kidding me?’,” Cerminaro said. “But once I got going, I got hooked.” After that fateful first race, Cerminaro’s newfound need to keep running took him to the New York City Marathon three years later. He broke through the finish line in a time of 2:59 minutes, clearing the three-hour mark which is often held as a benchmark for beginners. Since that first marathon, Cerminaro has gone on to compete in 78 marathons -- a race covering 26.2 miles. Of those 78 races, he has finished in under three hours on 34 occasions, and won his age group more than 50 times. “Usually, maybe one or two 50year-olds beat me with their overall time, but the 60-year-olds and anyone older than that, huh-uh,” said Cerminaro with a chuckle. His accomplishments include twice winning the Boston Marathon’s Senior Masters division and eventually winning the New York City Marathon in his age bracket … but they don’t stop at just marathons. Just as recently as November, Cerminaro competed – for the ninth time – in the JFK 50 Miler. The 50 Miler, held in Hagerstown, Md., is a race that for a 13mile stretch forgets all about flat

in their first game in a week after eliminating Pittsburgh in Game 6 last Sunday. The weary Devils, meanwhile, played their third consecutive overtime game after defeating Florida in Games 6 and 7 to win their first-round series. “I thought we played real well in the first,” New Jersey coach Peter DeBoer said. “We just couldn’t keep it up.” The Flyers put a slow start well behind them in the third and completely set the pace. They used a tremendous forecheck to stave off the Devils and played with more life in their skates than a worndown Devils team that had only a three-day break. And then, there’s Flyers forward Claude Giroux. The postseason’s leading scorer got himself into the series, as well, in the third period. Giroux, in fact, wound from the circle and fired the puck high over Brodeur’s right shoulder for a power-play goal and a 3-2 lead. It was Giroux’s seventh goal of the postseason, perhaps living up to Laviolette’s bold claim as, “the best in the world.” Veteran forward Petr Sykora wiped out the lead, though, when he raced past two defenders off a turnover and slipped the puck through Ilya Bryzgalov’s pads for a soft goal to make it 3-3. It was his first playoff goal since 2008. But Briere was the difference in overtime. “I think,” Laviolette said, “ev-

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said leadoff hitter and left fielder Kevin Russo. “We weren’t chasing a lot and one through nine were having great at-bats.” Lehigh Valley’s Cody Overbeck blasted a two-run home run in the top of the first on to the bank in left center field for a 2-0 lead. That lead was short-lived as the Yankees answered right back in the bottom of the frame batting around and scoring five times highlighted by three consecutive two-out hits. The first run came when Jayson Nix drove in Russo with a single. Colin Curtis doubled in two more and the last two were plated on a two-run single from Craig Tatum as the Yankees opened a 5-2 lead after one. SWB opened up a six-run lead in the bottom of the second with a three-run inning on just one hit. Russo again started the inning reaching base, this time with a walk after a hit by pitch in the first. Once the Yankees loaded the bases with no outs, Nix hit a sacrifice fly to score Russo. The next batter, Jack Cust, skied a ball to leftfielder Domonic Brown, but the Phillies prospect misplayed the ball allowing two more runs to score and an 8-2 Yankees’ advantage. Mike O’Connor (1-0) got the start for the Yankees because probable starter D.J. Mitchell got called up to New York for the first time in his career on Sunday. O’Connor rebounded from the rough first inning to allow just one hit after that point. He picked up the win going five innings, allowing just four hits while striking out four. He retired the last 10 batters he faced. Switch-pitcher Pat Venditte pitched three scoreless innings with three strikeouts for the Yankees giving up three hits, while Juan Cedeno ended the game with a scoreless ninth. “Mike did a heck of a job of getting us in the game there,” Venditte said. “To get five innings out of him was huge. For him to do that really got us going, and our

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owner’s roster and onto yours. He’s a remarkably consistent starting pitcher who puts up wins and quality ERA and WHIP numbers. As long as you have another guy on your team who racks up the Ks, Hudson is a winning complimentary piece. YOVANI GALLARDO, SP, BREWERS: If he can only avoid pitching against St. Louis, Gallardo’s actually having a pretty good

eryone expects it from him now.” After finishing fifth in the East, the Flyers stormed to a 3-0 lead against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round and held on to eliminate their state rival in six games. That series was viewed as one more worthy of a conference final because of the talent and the 100-plus point totals for each club. The Devils, the No. 6 seed, topped 100 points, as well, and were out to prove themselves worthy of Round 2. And in the first period, they did so. Of course, the Flyers helped, as they carried over their trend of falling behind from the opening a round and showed again they are at their best when playing with a deficit. “Nobody liked the first period. The players didn’t like it. I didn’t like it. No one liked it,” Laviolette said. “So, it was good to get through the first period, only down 1-0.” Coyotes 5, Predators 3 GLENDALE, Ariz. — Shane Doan, Radim Vrbata and Antoine Vermette each had a goal and an assist, and the Phoenix Coyotes avoided their usual overtime theatrics, beating the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series. Martin Hanzal and Taylor Pyatt also scored for the Coyotes. Ryan Suter, Patric Hornqvist and Andrei Kostitsyn scored for the Predators. Phoenix scored three times on 19 second-period shots. The Coyotes built a two-goal lead early in the second period. Nashville twice cut it to one only to see Phoenix quickly respond. offense really helped us getting us that big lead so all we had to do was get ahead and attack the hitters.” Russo, who entered the game as an IronPig tormenter with a .500 batting average in four games this season, was hitless on Sunday going 0-for-1, but reached base four times with three walks and a hit by pitch and scored twice. With his two runs scored, he has crossed the plate five times in five games against Lehigh Valley. “That’s baseball, that’s just what happens,” Russo said about his success against the ’Pigs this season. “I go into every series the same way. That’s just kind of how it happens sometimes.” Notes: The longest “homestand” of the season for Yankees, an 18-game stint at four different venues, which goes through May 14, will continue Tuesday. After a day off today, they head to Rochester for four games against the Red Wings, to Batavia for a pair with Pawtucket then back to Rochester for eight more against Columbus and Durham…The weekend series was the second time Coca Cola Park served as a home venue for the Yankees. On July 9-10 in 2009, the Yankees and IronPigs played a two-game series in Allentown due to drainage issues at PNC Field and split the short series...Manny Banuelos, currently on the SWB disabled list, threw a simulated game Sunday morning and is Wednesday’s probable starter for Wednesday’s game against Rochester…Brett Gardner, New York’s injured outfielder, is scheduled to join Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday. Lehigh Valley Thompson cf Frandsen 2b Brown lf Overbeck 1b Luna 3b Suomi 1b Fontenot ss Mitchell dh Montanez rf Gosewisch c

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year. In two starts against the Cardinals he’s pitched a total of 52⁄3 innings and given up 14 earned runs. That figures out to be a 22.26 ERA and would probably get him sent down to the Brewers’ Siberian affiliate. In his other three starts, he’s pitched 21innings, struck out 21, and given up 4 earned runs. That’s a 1.71 ERA folks, and that’s the kind of numbers you want pitching for your team. The bad news is, he’ll have a few more starts against the Cards this year. The good news, more of his starts will be against teams NOT based in St. Louis.


















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The New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia pitches during the second inning of Sunday’s game against the Tigers in New York.

Sabathia sharp in Yankees win NEW YORK — CC Sabathia steadied New York’s rocky rotation with eight sharp innings, Alex Rodriguez passed Willie Mays for eighth on the career RBIs list and the Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 6-2 on Sunday despite leaving 14 men on base in the first six innings. Rodriguez drove in two runs without hitting the ball out of the infield, leaving him with 1,904 RBIs. He singled on a dribbler down the third-base line with the bases loaded in the second, the Yankees’ only hit in six plate appearances with three men on. Chris Stewart slid under catcher Gerald Laird’s tag on Rodriguez’s grounder to shortstop in the seventh. Indians 4, Angels 0

CLEVELAND — Derek Lowe pitched three-hit ball into the eighth inning and the Indians scored three runs on Angels errors. Lowe (4-1) retired 12 batters on ground balls, including Albert Pujols three times. Pujols also struck out against Chris Perez, extending his career-long homerless streak to 117 at-bats.

a two-run homer and the White Sox snapped a five-game losing streak. Floyd (2-3) struck out nine in 6 2-3 innings, yielding one run and three hits. He improved to 7-0 with a 3.21 ERA in nine career appearances against Boston. Orioles 5, Athletics 2

BALTIMORE — Wilson Betemit hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning after Matt Wieters doubled in two runs, giving the Orioles an unlikely victory. Oakland starter Bartolo Colon took a four-hit shutout into the ninth without allowing a runner past second base. MINNEAPOLIS — Josh Willingham had three hits and the Twins snapped a six-game losing streak. Jason Marquis (2-0) threw six strong innings for Minnesota, which also got three hits and a pair of RBIs from Danny Valencia. Blue Jays 7, Mariners 2


Cubs’ Garza dissects punchless Phillies PHILADELPHIA — Matt Garza pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings and struck out 10 Sunday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1. Garza (2-1) gave up a pop-fly single to Jimmy Rollins leading off the first and nothing more. Garza retired 20 of the next 21 batters, with Juan Pierre’s seventh-inning walk accounting for the only other baserunner. Mets 6, Rockies 5, 11 innings

DENVER — Ike Davis singled in the go-ahead run in the 11th inning and the New York Mets overcame two tying homers allowed by their bullpen to beat the Colorado Rockies 6-5 Sunday. David Wright started the 11th with a single off Matt Belisle (1-2) and Lucas Duda followed with a single. After Scott Hairston hit into a fielder’s choice, Davis lined a single to left to score Wright and rescue the Mets. Dodgers 2, Nationals 0

LOS ANGELES — Chris Capuano struck out nine while combining with two relievers on a four-hitter, James Loney drove in two runs with a basesloaded single and the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals with a 2-0 victory on Sunday.

Brewers 3, Cardinals 2

ST. LOUIS — Zack Greinke worked six strong innings and Jonathan Lucroy’s two-run double capped a three-run sixth as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Sunday to avoid a threegame sweep. Braves 4, Pirates 3

ATLANTA — Tim Hudson survived five tough innings to win in his return from offseason back surgery and the Atlanta Braves held on in the ninth to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Sunday. Reds 6, Astros 5

CINCINNATI — Jay Bruce’s fourth home run in four games lifted the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-5 comeback win over the Houston Astros on Sunday. Giants 4, Padres 1

SAN FRANCISCO — Pablo Sandoval homered to back Madison Bumgarner’s fourth straight victory, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Padres 4-1 on Sunday to deny San Diego its first series win of the year. Diamondbacks 8, Marlins 4

MIAMI — Unbeaten Wade Miley held the Miami Marlins hitless until the sixth inning, and Jason Kubel drove in three runs to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 8-4 victory Sunday.

AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division L Pct GB WCGB 8 .636 — — 8 .636 — — 11⁄2 9 .571 11⁄2 10 .545 2 2 11 .476 31⁄2 31⁄2 Central Division L Pct GB WCGB 9 .550 — — 11 .500 1 3 11 .500 1 3 15 .286 51⁄2 71⁄2 15 .286 51⁄2 71⁄2 West Division L Pct GB WCGB 6 .727 — — 12 .478 51⁄2 31⁄2 12 .478 51⁄2 31⁄2 15 .318 9 7 NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division L Pct GB WCGB 8 .636 — — 8 .636 — — 9 .591 1 1 12 .455 4 4 51⁄2 13 .381 51⁄2 Central Division L Pct GB WCGB 8 .636 — — 11 .500 3 3 12 .455 4 4 12 .429 41⁄2 41⁄2 14 .364 6 6 14 .364 6 6 West Division L Pct GB WCGB 6 .727 — — 10 .545 4 2 11 .500 5 3 11 .476 51⁄2 31⁄2 16 .304 91⁄2 71⁄2

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AMERICAN LEAGUE Saturday's Games L.A. Angels 2, Cleveland 1 Kansas City at Minnesota, ppd., rain Detroit 7, N.Y. Yankees 5 Toronto 7, Seattle 0 Baltimore 10, Oakland 1 Boston 1, Chicago White Sox 0 Texas 7, Tampa Bay 2 Sunday's Games N.Y. Yankees 6, Detroit 2 Cleveland 4, L.A. Angels 0 Toronto 7, Seattle 2 Baltimore 5, Oakland 2 Chicago White Sox 4, Boston 1 Minnesota 7, Kansas City 4 Tampa Bay 5, Texas 2 Monday's Games Baltimore (Hammel 3-0) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 1-3), 7:05 p.m. Kansas City (Hochevar 2-1) at Detroit (Below 2-0), 7:05 p.m. Texas (Darvish 3-0) at Toronto (Drabek 2-1), 7:07 p.m. Oakland (Milone 3-1) at Boston (Buchholz 2-1), 7:10 p.m. Seattle (F.Hernandez 2-1) at Tampa Bay (Hellickson 3-0), 7:10 p.m. Minnesota (Blackburn 0-2) at L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 2-2), 10:05 p.m. Tuesday's Games Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Kansas City at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Texas at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Oakland at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Seattle at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Cleveland at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Minnesota at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. NATIONAL LEAGUE Saturday's Games

St. Louis 7, Milwaukee 3 Cincinnati 6, Houston 0 Philadelphia 5, Chicago Cubs 2 Miami 3, Arizona 2 Pittsburgh 4, Atlanta 2 N.Y. Mets 7, Colorado 5 San Francisco 2, San Diego 1 L.A. Dodgers 4, Washington 3, 10 innings Sunday's Games Arizona 8, Miami 4 Cincinnati 6, Houston 5 Chicago Cubs 5, Philadelphia 1 Atlanta 4, Pittsburgh 3 Milwaukee 3, St. Louis 2 N.Y. Mets at Colorado, 3:10 p.m. San Francisco 4, San Diego 1 L.A. Dodgers 2, Washington 0 Monday's Games Arizona (Corbin 0-0) at Miami (Buehrle 1-3), 12:40 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Volstad 0-3) at Philadelphia (Worley 2-1), 7:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 0-1) at Atlanta (Minor 2-1), 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Dickey 3-1) at Houston (Norris 1-1), 8:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Harang 1-1) at Colorado (Nicasio 1-0), 8:40 p.m. Milwaukee (Wolf 1-2) at San Diego (Wieland 0-3), 10:05 p.m. Tuesday's Games Arizona at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Houston, 8:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Milwaukee at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. Miami at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.


Strop W,3-1 ............. 1 1 0 0 1 0 Balfour pitched to 3 batters in the 9th. Umpires—Home, Marty Foster;First, Tim Timmons;Second, Jeff Kellogg;Third, Eric Cooper. T—2:31. A—31,793 (45,971).

Twins 7, Royals 4

TORONTO — Edwin Encarnacion hit his third home run in three games for Toronto, and Henderson Alvarez won for the first time since August. White Sox 4, Red Sox 1 Jeff Mathis added a two-run homer as the Blue Jays broke CHICAGO — Gavin Floyd open a close game with a fivecarried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Adam Dunn hit run eighth inning.

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Yankees 6, Tigers 2 Detroit

New York ab r h bi ab r h bi AJcksn cf 4 0 0 0 Jeter ss 3 1 2 0 Boesch rf 4 1 2 0 Grndrs cf 3 1 1 2 MiCarr 3b 4 0 1 1 ARdrgz 3b 4 0 1 2 Fielder 1b 4 1 1 1 Cano 2b 4 0 2 1 Eldred dh 4 0 0 0 Teixeir 1b 5 0 0 0 Raburn lf 3 0 0 0 Swisher rf 1 0 0 0 Dirks lf 1 0 0 0 AnJons pr-lf 2 1 2 1 RSantg ss 3 0 0 0 Ibanez lf-rf 3 1 0 0 Laird c 2 0 0 0 ErChvz dh 4 1 2 0 Worth 2b 2 0 0 0 CStwrt c 5 1 1 0 Totals 31 2 4 2 Totals 34 611 6 Detroit................................. 000 101 000 — 2 New York ........................... 020 100 21x — 6 LOB—Detroit 4, New York 15. 2B—Boesch (2), Mi.Cabrera (2). HR—Fielder (3), Granderson (8), An.Jones (3). S—Granderson. SF—Cano. IP H R ER BB SO Detroit Scherzer L,1-3 ........ 42⁄3 7 3 3 7 4 3 2 2 2 0 Putkonen.................. 12⁄3 Balester .................... 12⁄3 1 1 1 0 1 New York Sabathia W,3-0........ 8 4 2 2 2 8 Robertson ................ 1 0 0 0 0 2 Umpires—Home, Rob Drake;First, Cory Blaser;Second, Joe West;Third, Andy Fletcher. T—3:11. A—43,084 (50,291).

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Blue Jays 7, Mariners 2 Seattle

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Orioles 5, Athletics 2 Oakland


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Twins 7, Royals 4 Kansas City

Minnesota ab r h bi ab r h bi Getz 2b 3 0 0 0 Span cf 4 1 1 0 YBtncr ph 1 0 0 0 JCarrll ss 3 1 1 0 AGordn lf 4 1 1 0 Mauer c 4 1 1 1 Butler dh 4 0 3 0 Wlngh lf 5 2 3 2 Hosmer 1b 4 1 0 1 Mornea 1b 4 1 1 0 Francr rf 3 1 1 0 Valenci 3b 4 1 3 2 Mostks 3b 3 1 2 2 Doumit dh 3 0 1 2 B.Pena c 3 0 0 0 Plouffe rf 3 0 0 0 AEscor ss 4 0 1 1 CThms rf 0 0 0 0 Dyson cf 4 0 1 0 ACasill 2b 4 0 0 0 Totals 33 4 9 4 Totals 34 711 7 Kansas City ....................... 010 200 001 — 4 Minnesota .......................... 402 000 10x — 7 E—A.Escobar (2), Moustakas (2). DP—Kansas City 1, Minnesota 2. LOB—Kansas City 6, Minnesota 9. 2B—A.Gordon (4), Willingham (7), Morneau (5), Doumit (3). 3B—Willingham (1), Valencia (1). HR—Moustakas (3). SB—A.Escobar (5), Dyson (1). CS—Span (2). SF—Doumit. IP H R ER BB SO Kansas City B.Chen L,0-3 ........... 22⁄3 6 6 6 2 1 5 1 1 3 3 Adcock ..................... 51⁄3 Minnesota Marquis W,2-0......... 6 6 3 3 0 1 Burton H,4................ 1 0 0 0 1 0 Perkins ..................... 1 1 0 0 1 0 Capps ....................... 1 2 1 1 1 1 HBP—by Burton (Moustakas). WP—Capps. Umpires—Home, Larry Vanover;First, Brian Gorman;Second, Tony Randazzo;Third, Todd Tichenor. T—3:02. A—34,201 (39,500).

White Sox 4, Red Sox 1 Boston

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Rays 5, Rangers 2 Tampa Bay

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N A T I O N A L L E A G U E Cubs 5, Phillies 1 Chicago

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Mets 6, Rockies 5, 11 innings New York

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Diamondbacks 8, Marlins 4 Arizona

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Reds 6, Astros 5 Houston

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Braves 4, Pirates 3 Pittsburgh

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Brewers 3, Cardinals 2 Milwaukee

St. Louis ab r h bi ab r h bi RWeks 2b 3 0 0 0 Furcal ss 5 0 2 1 CGomz cf 4 1 1 0 Jay cf 3 0 1 0 Braun lf 4 0 1 0 Hollidy lf 3 0 0 0 ArRmr 3b 4 1 1 1 Greene pr 0 0 0 0 Hart rf 4 1 1 0 Beltran rf 3 0 1 0 AlGnzlz ss 4 0 0 0 Freese 3b 5 0 1 0 Lucroy c 4 0 2 2 YMolin c 5 0 1 0 Ishikaw 1b 4 0 1 0 MCrpnt 1b 4 1 2 0 Greink p 2 0 1 0 Schmkr 2b 3 1 1 0 Aoki ph 1 0 1 0 JGarci p 3 0 2 0 Veras p 0 0 0 0 McCllln p 0 0 0 0 Loe p 0 0 0 0 Descals ph 1 0 0 1 FrRdrg p 0 0 0 0 Rzpczy p 0 0 0 0 CIzturs ph 1 0 0 0 Axford p 0 0 0 0 Totals 35 3 9 3 Totals 35 211 2 Milwaukee.......................... 000 003 000 — 3 St. Louis ............................. 010 000 010 — 2 DP—Milwaukee 2, St. Louis 1. LOB—Milwaukee 6, St. Louis 13. 2B—Lucroy (2), M.Carpenter (5). SB—R.Weeks (2). CS—Holliday (1), Greene (1). S—Jay. IP H R ER BB SO Milwaukee Greinke W,3-1 ......... 6 7 1 1 4 2 Veras H,2 ................. 2⁄3 1 0 0 1 1

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Giants 4, Padres 1 San Diego

San Francisco ab r h bi Pagan cf 4 1 1 0 MeCarr rf-lf 3 0 1 1 Sandovl 3b 4 1 1 1 Posey 1b 3 1 1 0 SCasill p 0 0 0 0 Pill lf 3 1 2 0 Schrhlt rf 1 0 0 0 HSnchz c 4 0 0 0 Arias ss 3 0 1 2 Theriot 2b 2 0 1 0 Bmgrn p 3 0 0 0 Romo p 0 0 0 0 Belt 1b 0 0 0 0 Totals 32 1 6 1 Totals 30 4 8 4 San Diego .......................... 000 010 000 — 1 San Francisco.................... 200 002 00x — 4 E—Richard (3). DP—San Diego 1, San Francisco 1. LOB—San Diego 6, San Francisco 5. 2B—Denorfia (4), Guzman (4), Posey (5), Pill (2), Theriot (1). 3B—Arias (1). HR—Sandoval (4). CS—Venable (5). SF—Me.Cabrera. IP H R ER BB SO San Diego Richard L,1-3........... 7 8 4 4 2 2 Thayer ...................... 1 0 0 0 0 1 San Francisco Bumgarner W,4-1 ... 72⁄3 6 1 1 1 6 Romo H,3................. 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 S.Casilla S,4-4 ........ 1 0 0 0 1 2 Umpires—Home, Chris Conroy;First, Jeff Nelson;Second, Bill Welke;Third, Tim Tschida. T—2:21. A—42,060 (41,915). Denorfi lf Venale rf Headly 3b Hundly c Guzmn 1b Maybin cf Bartlett ss Parrino 2b Richrd p OHudsn ph Thayer p

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Dodgers 2, Nationals 0 Washington

Los Angeles ab r h bi ab r h bi Dsmnd ss 4 0 1 0 GwynJ lf 3 0 0 0 Lmrdzz 3b 3 0 1 0 M.Ellis 2b 4 0 0 0 Espinos 2b 3 0 0 0 Kemp cf 3 1 0 0 LaRoch 1b 2 0 0 0 Ethier rf 2 1 0 0 Nady rf 4 0 0 0 Uribe 3b 2 0 0 0 TMoore lf 3 0 1 0 Loney 1b 4 0 1 2 Stmmn p 0 0 0 0 Sellers ss 3 0 1 0 Tracy ph 1 0 0 0 Lindlm p 0 0 0 0 Harper cf-lf 3 0 1 0 Jansen p 0 0 0 0 Flores c 4 0 0 0 Treanr c 3 0 1 0 GGnzlz p 2 0 0 0 Capuan p 1 0 0 0 Ankiel cf 1 0 0 0 DGordn ss 1 0 0 0 Totals 30 0 4 0 Totals 26 2 3 2 Washington ....................... 000 000 000 — 0 Los Angeles....................... 000 002 00x — 2 LOB—Washington 8, Los Angeles 7. 2B—Desmond (5), Sellers (2). S—Lombardozzi, Capuano. IP H R ER BB SO Washington G.Gonzalez L,2-1 ... 6 3 2 2 5 7 Stammen.................. 2 0 0 0 1 1 Los Angeles Capuano W,3-0 ....... 62⁄3 3 0 0 2 9 Lindblom H,4 ........... 11⁄3 1 0 0 0 2 Jansen S,2-3 ........... 1 0 0 0 2 3 WP—G.Gonzalez. Umpires—Home, Ed Hickox;First, Ed Rapuano;Second, Angel Hernandez;Third, Mark Carlson. T—2:45. A—48,753 (56,000).

M A J O R L E A G U E L E A D E R S NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING—Kemp, Los Angeles, .425;DWright, New York, .397;Altuve, Houston, .373;Posey, San Francisco, .353;Bourn, Atlanta, .344;Freese, St. Louis, .333;Kubel, Arizona, .333. RUNS—Kemp, Los Angeles, 23;Beltran, St. Louis, 17;MEllis, Los Angeles, 16;CGonzalez, Colorado, 16;Hart, Milwaukee, 16;Headley, San Diego, 16;5 tied at 15. RBI—Ethier, Los Angeles, 24;Kemp, Los Angeles, 24;Freese, St. Louis, 20;JDMartinez, Houston, 19;Bruce, Cincinnati, 17;LaRoche, Washington, 17;Freeman, Atlanta, 16;CGonzalez, Colorado, 16;Helton, Colorado, 16. HOME RUNS—Kemp, Los Angeles, 11;Bruce, Cincinnati, 7;Hart, Milwaukee, 6;Beltran, St. Louis, 5;Ethier, Los Angeles, 5;Freese, St. Louis, 5;Infante, Miami, 5;CYoung, Arizona, 5. PITCHING—Lynn, St. Louis, 4-0;Lohse, St. Louis, 4-0;Bumgarner, San Francisco, 4-1;13 tied at 3. STRIKEOUTS—Garza, Chicago, 36;Strasburg, Washington, 34;GGonzalez, Washington, 34;ASanchez, Miami, 33;Hamels, Philadelphia, 30;Greinke, Milwaukee, 30;JSantana, New York, 29;Lincecum, San Francisco, 29;Capuano, Los Angeles, 29;Volquez, San Diego, 29. SAVES—Kimbrel, Atlanta, 8;Papelbon, Philadelphia, 7;Guerra, Los Angeles, 7;RBetancourt, Colorado, 6;Axford, Milwaukee, 5;FFrancisco, New York, 5;HRodriguez, Washington, 5;Putz, Arizona, 5;Marshall, Cincinnati, 5.


BATTING—Jeter, New York, .396; Hamilton, Texas, .395; Ortiz, Boston, .395; Konerko, Chicago, .383; Sweeney, Boston, .373; Willingham, Minnesota, .353; Span, Minnesota, .337. RUNS—Kinsler, Texas, 23; Hamilton, Texas, 20; Granderson, New York, 18; Jennings, Tampa Bay, 18; De Aza, Chicago, 17; AdJones, Baltimore, 17; Aviles, Boston, 16; AJackson, Detroit, 16; Jeter, New York, 16. RBI—Hamilton, Texas, 25; Swisher, New York, 23; MiCabrera, Detroit, 20; Encarnacion, Toronto, 20; Cespedes, Oakland, 19; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 19; Ortiz, Boston, 18; CRoss, Boston, 18. HOME RUNS—Hamilton, Texas, 9; Granderson, New York, 8; MiCabrera, Detroit, 7; Encarnacion, Toronto, 7; Napoli, Texas, 7; AdJones, Baltimore, 6; Swisher, New York, 6; Wieters, Baltimore, 6. PITCHING—RRoss, Texas, 4-0; Shields, Tampa Bay, 4-0; Price, Tampa Bay, 4-1; DLowe, Cleveland, 4-1; 14 tied at 3. STRIKEOUTS—Sabathia, New York, 38; Weaver, Los Angeles, 36; Verlander, Detroit, 35; Peavy, Chicago, 33; FHernandez, Seattle, 33; Floyd, Chicago, 31; Haren, Los Angeles, 30.

S A T U R D AY ’ S L A T E B O X E S Giants 2, Padres 1 San Diego

San Francisco ab r h bi ab r h bi Venale rf 3 1 1 0 Pagan cf 4 0 1 0 Guzmn lf 3 0 1 0 MeCarr lf 4 1 2 0 Headly 3b 2 0 0 0 Sandovl 3b 4 0 0 0 Hundly c 2 0 0 1 Posey c 3 0 0 0 Alonso 1b 4 0 1 0 Schrhlt rf 3 1 1 0 Bartlett pr 0 0 0 0 Belt 1b 3 0 1 2 OHudsn 2b 4 0 0 0 BCrwfr ss 3 0 0 0 Maybin cf 4 0 0 0 Burriss 2b 3 0 0 0 Parrino ss 3 0 0 0 Linccm p 2 0 1 0 Kotsay ph 1 0 0 0 GBlanc ph 1 0 0 0 Bass p 3 0 0 0 SCasill p 0 0 0 0 Totals 29 1 3 1 Totals 30 2 6 2 San Diego .......................... 001 000 000 — 1 San Francisco.................... 000 000 20x — 2 E—Parrino (3), Alonso (4), S.Casilla (1), Belt (1). DP—San Francisco 1. LOB—San Diego 7, San Francisco 4. 2B—Me.Cabrera 2 (6), Belt (4). S— Guzman. SF—Hundley. IP H R ER BB SO San Diego Bass L,1-3 ................ 8 6 2 2 0 8 San Francisco Lincecum W,2-2...... 8 3 1 0 4 5 S.Casilla S,3-3 ........ 1 0 0 0 0 1 Umpires—Home, Tim Tschida;First, Chris Conroy;Second, Jeff Nelson;Third, Bill Welke. T—2:18. A—42,375 (41,915).

Dodgers 4, Nationals 3, 10 innings Washington

Los Angeles ab r h bi DGordn ss 5 0 0 0 GwynJ lf 5 0 2 0 Kemp cf 4 1 1 1 Ethier rf 4 0 0 0 HrstnJr 2b 2 1 0 0 M.Ellis 2b 1 1 1 0 Loney 1b 4 0 2 0 Uribe 3b 3 1 1 1 A.Ellis c 4 0 2 1 Blngsly p 2 0 0 0 JRiver ph 1 0 0 0 Lindlm p 0 0 0 0 Elbert p 0 0 0 0 Guerra p 0 0 0 0 AKndy ph 1 0 0 0 JWrght p 0 0 0 0 Totals 36 3 8 3 Totals 36 4 9 3 Washington.................. 000 000 102 0 — 3 Los Angeles ................. 000 000 102 1 — 4 No outs when winning run scored. E—Espinosa (3). DP—Washington 2, Los Angeles 1. LOB—Washington 7, Los Angeles 8. 2B—Harper (1), Strasburg (1), Uribe (3). HR—LaRoche (4), Kemp (11). SB—Kemp (2). SF—Harper. IP H R ER BB SO Washington Strasburg ................. 7 5 1 1 0 9 Clippard.................... 1 0 0 0 1 2 H.Rodriguez BS,1-6 ...................... 2⁄3 3 2 2 0 2 Gorzelanny L,1-1 .... 1⁄3 1 1 1 0 0 Los Angeles Billingsley................. 7 5 1 1 2 6 Lindblom .................. 1 0 0 0 0 0 Elbert ........................ 1⁄3 1 1 1 0 0 Guerra ...................... 2⁄3 2 1 1 1 1 J.Wright W,1-0 ........ 1 0 0 0 0 2 Gorzelanny pitched to 1 batter in the 10th. HBP—by Strasburg (Uribe, Hairston Jr.). WP— H.Rodriguez 3. Umpires—Home, Mark Carlson;First, Ed Hickox;Second, Ed Rapuano;Third, Angel Hernandez. T—3:27. A—54,242 (56,000). Dsmnd ss Lmrdzz 3b Werth rf LaRoch 1b Ankiel cf Espinos 2b Harper lf Ramos c Strasrg p Clipprd p Tracy ph HRdrgz p Grzlny p

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NATIONAL FORECAST Partly sunny, p.m. rain

SATURDAY Partly sunny, a shower

Partly sunny, rain

80° 56°

78° 52°

70° 48°


THURSDAY Partly sunny, rain


TUESDAY Cloudy with rain

80° 58°

75° 55°


Today’s high/ Tonight’s low

The Finger Lakes

Highs: 58-67. Lows: 42-49. Becoming mostly cloudy today. Showers likely tonight.

New York City 65/50

Brandywine Valley

Reading 64/49

Harrisburg 62/49

Highs: 63-64. Lows: 50-51. Becoming partly cloudy today. Chance of showers tonight.

Philadelphia 64/52

Delmarva/Ocean City

Atlantic City 58/52

Heating Degree Days*

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60/31 65/43 85 in 1974 28 in 2001 19 477 4818 6017 5978

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


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Sun and Moon

Sunrise 6:02a 6:01a Moonrise Today 1:51p Tomorrow 2:59p

Today Tomorrow

Highs: 57-66. Lows: 52-59. Becoming partly cloudy today. Chance of showers tonight.

0.00” 2.53” 3.22” 7.91” 10.17” Sunset 8:00p 8:01p Moonset 2:29a 3:00a

Susquehanna Stage Chg. Fld. Stg Wilkes-Barre 5.72 -0.49 22.0 Towanda 3.37 -0.55 21.0 Lehigh Bethlehem 3.07 0.75 16.0 Delaware Port Jervis 3.45 -0.17 18.0 Full




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85/71 51/35


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Yesterday 50/37/.00 84/62/.00 70/41/.02 58/39/.00 55/28/.00 82/53/.00 56/43/.00 57/28/.00 86/68/.00 63/35/.00 59/30/trace 81/73/.00 84/73/.00 62/46/.00 83/62/.00 70/57/.00 76/71/2.85 49/38/.00 56/44/.00

Today Tomorrow 51/35/sh 89/63/pc 63/56/c 61/46/s 58/49/c 81/63/pc 66/50/t 68/50/t 84/68/pc 75/47/pc 60/50/t 84/71/s 85/71/pc 77/59/t 92/70/s 64/56/s 80/73/t 53/45/pc 68/53/pc

ALMANAC Recorded at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Int’l Airport River Levels, from 12 p.m. yesterday.



Highs: 57-59. Lows: 50-52. Becoming partly cloudy today. Chance of showers tonight.

Pottsville 61/45



Highs: 59-65. Lows: 44-48. Becoming partly cloudy today. Chance of showers tonight.

Wilkes-Barre 65/47



70° 50°

Poughkeepsie 65/46

68/53 60/50

The Jersey Shore

Scranton 65/46

Yesterday Average Record High Record Low


The Poconos

Albany 63/43

Towanda 64/43




Binghamton 66/42

State College 60/48

SUNDAY Partly sunny, a shower



Amsterdam Baghdad Beijing Berlin Buenos Aires Dublin Frankfurt Hong Kong Jerusalem London

63/48/.00 100/68/.00 72/45/.00 79/59/.00 55/43/.00 45/39/.00 75/57/.00 88/75/.00 79/55/.03 57/43/.00

48/32/sh 85/63/pc 74/58/t 58/50/sh 61/48/pc 82/61/c 78/60/t 60/56/pc 88/68/pc 77/45/pc 68/54/pc 84/72/s 84/69/pc 78/64/t 89/71/s 63/56/s 80/74/t 60/54/pc 76/60/pc



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81/64/.00 84/61/.00 86/70/.00 62/54/.04 79/64/.07 51/48/.22 86/68/.00 92/66/.00 64/32/.00 65/53/.00 63/51/.52 61/42/.00 86/72/.00 64/60/.00 70/50/.00 59/50/.00 88/71/.00 88/64/.00 72/46/.03


Today Tomorrow 71/53/pc 97/71/pc 80/58/c 78/52/s 63/49/s 56/47/c 78/55/pc 83/78/sh 78/56/pc 65/49/pc

68/53/c 102/72/pc 70/55/sh 70/50/c 66/53/s 50/47/c 68/56/sh 83/78/c 76/53/pc 63/53/sh



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84/61/.00 48/32/.00 82/46/.00 66/52/.00 81/72/.08 102/81/.00 72/57/.00 86/75/.09 77/59/.00 86/52/.00

Today Tomorrow 77/66/pc 87/65/pc 87/69/pc 69/59/pc 80/68/t 74/58/c 86/70/s 96/68/s 74/55/t 57/45/sh 76/61/t 75/52/pc 89/71/pc 66/56/s 63/52/pc 56/46/r 88/70/pc 93/63/s 65/57/pc

78/63/s 88/66/t 88/70/pc 82/63/c 82/65/pc 81/63/t 85/68/pc 95/67/s 74/56/t 56/47/sh 81/66/t 65/48/sh 91/71/pc 63/56/s 65/51/s 54/46/sh 88/70/pc 93/62/s 76/58/t

Today Tomorrow 80/54/t 55/43/s 59/42/s 67/46/sh 76/66/sh 101/78/t 73/53/pc 84/76/t 70/57/c 85/51/s

80/54/t 53/46/sh 57/32/pc 62/56/c 73/61/sh 102/79/pc 72/55/pc 85/76/pc 69/60/c 79/52/sh

Warmer temperatures will be moving into our area this week along with some scattered showers and maybe even a thunderstorm or two. This morning will be cold with partly cloudy skies, but then warm up to 65. Rain is possible in the evening hours. The temperatures will continue to rise as we head into Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, but rain showers will be in the forecast, too, with the possibility of thunderstorms Wednesday and Thursday. We will have another day of 80 degree weather Friday. Temperatures go back into the mid-70s for the weekend, with the chance for more rain. - Michelle Rotella

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HONOR ROLL Wyoming Valley West High School Erin Keating, principal, Wyoming Valley West High School, recently announced the following students who attained Honor Roll status. Grade 12: Honors with Distinction: Kelcie Hromisin, Jason Klus, Jocelyn Sickler, Ryan Yashinski, Veronica Zimmerman. High Honors: Evan Amendola, Jennifer Benesky, Jennifer Booth, Brianna Chihany, Brittney Chihany, Emily Coolbaugh, Adam Dibuo, Brian Dwyer, Donald Engel, Tyler Gates, Erica Gavenonis, Kaitlin Gorgol, Hannah Goyne, Maxwell Greenberg, Adin Greenwald, Rebecca Gryskewicz, Derick Haigh, Nathan Harbaugh, Kevin Harris, Ryan Hettes, Theresa Hornick, Tyler Hostetler, Nicole Hunsinger, Shelby Jackloski, Alexandria Jamilowski, Ryan Kozich, Jaime Levitski, Malissa Lucas, Clara Lynch, Benedict Mariano, Kaitlyn Mazur, Abriel McCann, James McCann, Anna McNatt, Adam Meriesky, Emile Mirzoevs, Elizabeth Mulaski, Tessa Narins, William Newhart, Matthew Novak, Russell Pacovsky, Gia Panagakos, Billy Parsons, Mallory Pinkowski, John Plucenik, Travis Quagliariello, Taylor Reilly, Emily Rittinger, Caitlynn Roper, Juliet Schmid, Carrie Sedeski, Sean Sedor, Stephanie Serafin, Alexander Severns, Kaitlyn Smicherko, Logan Stratton, Alec Taren, Virginia Taylor, Dimitris Theodorelos, Trisha Tomasko, Sebastian Van Dunk, Gabrielle Williams, Shawn Wolfe, Courtney Wychock, Alexa Yankosky, Anthony Zambetti, Tara Zdancewicz, Lucas Zelinsky. Honors: Jocelyn Amico, Kyle Andrews, Joseph Baran, Rebecca Barber, David Bealla, Cynthia Beard, Samantha Bekanich, Jeremy Biagiotti, Brittney Birosak, Gabriella Bonavitacola, John Brennan, Catherine Byrnes, Laura Campas, Brittany Chabala, Efrem Christoforatos, Kristen Cirilo, Francesca Colella, Alexis Crawford, Michaela Cunningham, Sabrina Cunningham, Yanting Dong, Taylor Dougalas, Irene Dudeck, Joshua Edwards, Dylan Feldman, Kayleigh Fishe, Stephanie Fisher, Dylan Flayhart, Paine Fleisher, Samantha Gober, Brenden Goff, Sara Gommer, Ashley Grywalski, Kerrie Hapeman, Nicole Henderson, Alex Himlin, Ryan Hoinski, Benjamin Holschuh, Jacob Honoosic, Chrystal Horace, Olivia Huk, Zachary Hunter, Christopher Jaworski, Lauren Jenkins, Michael Jorda, Matthew Kanor, Alexander Kepp, Michael Kilheeney, Melissa Klass, Alexis Krashnak, Rebecca Kraynak, Thomas Kuren Jr, Bryanna Latona, Samantha Lavelle, Alexandra Lecce, Kyle Lewis, Megan Lloyd, Alexa Lopez, Quinten Maggio, Mark Makowski, Ardest Maldonado, Shane McIntire, Cheyenne Metzger, John Muench, Keesehmboh Mullings, Michael Novak, Nikhil Patel, Kyle Phillips, Sarah Piontkowski, Eric Pollick, Andrew Prynn, Ashley Punt, Morgan Raskiewicz, David Rasmus, Michael Robins, Sadie Roth, Amanda Sabol, Hali Santiago, Amanda Skatuler, Thomas Smulowitz, Logan Stanislow, Stanley Stelevich, Cody Swan, Cody Taylor, Tyler Temarantz, Gerald Thomas, Scott Thomas, Eric Thornton, Brittany Tirado, Bethany Toney, Steven Urbanski, Jillian Usefara, Samantha Vincent, David Walsh, Jeffrey Walters, Kaitlyn Wheeler, Tasha Williams, Katherine Willis, Danielle Wilson, Kevin Yozviak, Jessica Zafia. Grade 1 1: Honors with Distinction: Maura Anistranski, Joseph Butkiewicz, Brittany De Armitt, Patrick Endler, Kaitlin Fulton, Brian Hromisin, Matthew Labashosky, Ashley Miller, Kaitlyn Miller, Thomas Missal, Kyle Monto, Amy Paddock, Alexandria Plant, Kirk Reichart, Michael Rock, Devin Ryman, Tasha SaintLouis, Christa Talpash, David Yunkunis. High Honors: Shannon Ariel, Benjamin Becker, Leonardo Brennan, Michelle Butler, David Chacke, Nicole Chipego, Kelly Cloak, Sauni Davenport, Nicole Delevan, Casey Dolan, Lydia Ellsworth, Briana Fedorko, Daniel Flaherty, Robert Freeman Ii, Brittney Gould, Nathan Gurtis, Desiree

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Italian American vets sponsor coffee hour at VA The Italian American Veterans of Luzerne County Post 1 hosted a coffee hour on March 31 at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains Township, for enjoyment of the patients and Community Living Center residents. Members of the Italian American Veterans, from left, are: Ray Bianconi, William Uggiano, Joseph DeLuca, commander; Neno Sartini, Dominic Ricardo, and John Hyder.

VA Medical Center honors volunteers The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains Township, honored volunteers for their unwavering commitment to serve during National Volunteer Week, April 15–21. A volunteer recognition ceremony with a theme of “Volunteers Create Magic” was held on April 18 at The Woodlands Inn & Resort in Plains Township. Volunteers and their guests enjoyed a magic show performed by Joseph Hussey. Last year, volunteers gave 51,675 hours of service at the VA Medical Center and its communitybased outpatient clinics in Allentown, Bangor, Sayre and Williamsport. In addition, local veteran’s organizations and individual volunteers donated $355,894.34 in cash, patient items and patient activities. At the recognition ceremony, volunteers received awards for reaching various hourly plateaus ranging from 50 hours through 37,125 hours of service. To find out about volunteer opportunities at the VA Medical Center, visit or call Voluntary Service at (877) 928-2621, ext. 7237. A few of the highest award recipients, seated, from left, are: Robert J. Rhoads, John Brogna, and Julia Artzus, 2,500 hours; Henry Petrosky, 1,750 hours; Myrtle Nagle and William T. Roberts, 4,000 Hour Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award. Standing: Douglas V. Paxton, associate director; Henry W. Wilt, 1,500 hours; Margaret B. Caplan, director; Frank J. Shamonsky , 2,500 hours; and John Kijek, 3,750 hours.


















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Quinn Tyler and Royce Lennon Deutschman, twin sons of Bruce and Christine Deutschman, Kingston, are celebrating their eighth birthdays today, April 30. Quinn and Royce are grandsons of Robert and Marlene Avery, Wilkes-Barre, and the late Harvey and Lorraine Deutschman, Kingston. They have two brothers, Louis, 20, and Kyle 13.


Emily S. Harkenreader Emily Suzanne Harkenreader, daughter of Danny Harkenreader and Mary Harkenreader, Wilkes-Barre Township, is celebrating her eighth birthday today, April 30. Emily is a granddaughter of David and MaryAnn Harkenreader, Laurel Run, and Joe and Brenda Hartman, Larksville. Emily is a great-granddaughter of Pauline Harkenreader and Elizabeth Disler, both of Laurel Run; and Nancy Washiski, Wilkes-Barre. Emily has a sister, Candice, 16.

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Crestwood District helps stock food bank shelves

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital recently held its annual volunteer luncheon at the Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, Edwardsville. Held in conjunction with National Volunteers Week, the luncheon was open to all Wilkes-Barre General Hospital volunteers. The theme of this year’s event was ‘Volunteers are Super!’ The event served to salute the volunteers for their contributions and dedication to patients and to thank the volunteers for their commitment to the hospital. For more information about the Volunteer Services program call 552-1 199. At the luncheon, from left: Rich Coombs, Mountain Top, volunteer; Pastor Jeff Klansek, chaplain, Wilkes-Barre General Hospital; Joan Williams, Kingston, volunteer; Daria Kochanievich, volunteer coordinator; and Cornelio Catena, chief executive officer, Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

The Crestwood School District’s support staff recently conducted a food drive for the Mountain Top and White Haven food banks. More than 1,600 items were collected from all four district schools. The top three Fairview Elementary homerooms that brought in the most donations were Mrs. Evan’s kindergarten class with 169 items; Mrs. Macking’s second-grade class with 91 items; and Mrs. Sechleer’s first-grade class with 79 items. Some of the participants, from left, first row, are Fairview students Monica Myerski, Kyle Orrson and Cody Michaels. Second row: Gabrielle Pace, Julia Pace and Jenna Brugger. Third row: Diane Jackson, head custodian; Mary Kishbaugh, learning support aide; Jack Facenda, White Haven Food Pantry; and Jane Eustice, cafeteria worker.

Kiwanis members, families enjoy bowling

The Kiwanis Club of Swoyersville recently held family day at Chackos Bowling Lanes in WilkesBarre. At the event, from left, first row, are Tom Mayernik, Valerie Mayernik, Thomas Mayernik and Joseph Mayernik. Second row: Walter Gavlick, Shirley Gavlick, Melanie Gavlick, Damian Pierantoni, Cathy Jamiolkowski, Cheryl Baranoski and Gene Breznay. Third row: Connie Bookwalter, Jane Wallace, Megan Coolbaugh, David Gavlick, Jane Aritz and Barbara Hartnett. Fourth row: Bill Bookwalter, Kathy Breznay, Nicholas Leon, Matthew Coolbaugh, Lt. Governor Mike Coolbaugh, Frank Caolo, Ed Grebeck and Frank Aritz.

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IN BRIEF CARVERTON: The First Friday Group of Assumpta Council 3987, Knights Of Columbus, will gather at the Church of St. Frances Cabrini, Carverton, on Friday. Rosary recitation will begin at 7:30 a.m. with the Mass following at 8 a.m. Breakfast will be at The Grille restaurant in the Luzerne shopping center. Reservations can be made with Chet Daniels at 696-2096. HAZLETON: The Hazleton Area High School SADD Club will host the third annual Out of the Darkness: Stop the Silence Walk to prevent suicide on Sunday at the Hazleton Area High

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Six-Step Screening™ for which she was recognized by the American Academy of Oral Medicine and given honorary membership. She is the author of “You Are Not Alone: Families Touched By Cancer,” the first book in the Talk4Hope series. The event is free. For more information, call LCCC at 740-0738 or (800) 377-LCCC, ext. 7738. WEST PITTSTON: The Friends Association of the West Pittston Library will meet at 12:30 p.m. May 7 at the West Pittston Library, Exeter and Warren avenues. Sara Kelly will preside. Agenda items will include election and installation of new officers for the upcoming year (president, vice

president, secretary and treasurer). There are people willing to serve as treasurer (Christine Romani) and secretary (Barbara Insalaco). Someone is still needed to serve as vice president. Sara Kelly is willing to return as president if there are four officers. Other agenda items include finalizing Charming Charlie’s, the upcoming Wine and Cheese Event, and the Boscov’s and BonTon Community Day Sales. A special presentation by Friends member Rebekka Parry titled, “Cleaning without Chemicals,” will be given following the meeting. New members are always welcome. For information, contact Sara at 883-7079 or


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*The Five-Year Engagement - R - 135 min (1:15), (4:00), 7:10, 10:00 *Safe - R - 105 min (2:00), (4:20), 7:50, 10:05 ***Pirates! Band of Misfits 3D - PG 95 min (1:20), 7:00 *Pirates! Band of Misfits - PG - 95 min (3:30), 9:10 *The Raven - R - 120 min (1:45), (4:20), 7:30, 10:10 Chimpanzee - G - 90 min (1:10), (3:10), (5:10), 7:10, 9:15 (No 9:15 on

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The Lucky One - PG13 - 110 min. (1:30), (4:10), 7:40, 10:10 *Think Like A Man - PG13 (1:50), (4:30), 7:15, 10:00 Cabin in the Woods in DBox Motion Seating - R - 105 min (2:15), (4:30), 7:20, 9:40 (No 9:40 on Thurs 5/3) Cabin in the Woods - R - 105 min. (2:15), (4:30), 7:20, 9:40 (No 9:40 on Thurs 5/3) The Three Stooges - PG - 100 min. (1:40), (3:50), 7:00, 9:15 (No 9:15 on Thurs 5/3) American Reunion - R - 120 min. (2:10), (4:40), 7:45, 10:15 (No 10:15 on Thurs


***Titanic 3D - PG13 - 200 min. (1:00), 7:00 Mirror Mirror - PG - 115 min. (1:25), (3:50) The Hunger Games - PG13 - 150 min. (1:00), (2:00), (4:00), (5:00), 7:00, 8:00, 10:00 21 Jump Street - R - 120 min. 7:00, 9:30


Opens Thursday May 3rd, in 2D, 3D, and DBOX motion seating, at 11:59pm All Showtimes Include Pre-Feature Content

(Parenthesis Denotes Bargain Matinees)

Avoid the lines: Advance tickets available from Rating Policy Parents and/or Guardians (Age 21 and older) must accompany all children under 17 to an R Rated feature *No passes accepted to these features. **No restricted discount tickets or passes accepted to these features. ***3D features are the regular admission price plus a surcharge of $2.50 D-Box Motion Seats are the admission price plus an $8.00 surcharge First Matinee $5.25 for all features (plus surcharge for 3D features).

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2:15PM 4:55PM 7:35PM (10:15PM DOES NOT PLAY THURSDAY 5/3)




(2:10PM 4:50PM 7:30PM 10:20PM DOES NOT PLAY WEDNESDAY 5/2)

BULLY (2012) (DIGITAL) (PG-13)

12:15PM 2:40PM 5:05PM 7:30PM 9:55PM

CABIN IN THE WOODS, THE (DIGITAL) (R) 12:50PM 3:10PM 5:30PM 7:50PM 10:10PM


10:00AM 12:30PM 2:40PM 4:45PM 6:55PM 9:05PM

DR. SEUSS’ THE LORAX (3D) (PG) 12:05PM 2:30PM 4:45PM


12:35PM 2:05PM 3:30PM 4:55PM 6:20PM 7:45PM 9:10PM 10:35PM


1:00PM 4:10PM 7:20PM (8:50PM DOES NOT PLAY WEDNESDAY 5/2) 10:25PM




11:50AM 12:45PM 2:20PM 3:25PM 4:45PM 6:05PM 7:15PM 8:35PM 9:45PM



12:00PM 2:20PM 3:30PM 4:40PM 5:50PM 7:00PM 9:20PM 10:30PM



12:55PM 3:35PM 6:15PM 8:55PM


12:40PM 3:00PM 5:20PM 7:40PM 10:00PM

THINK LIKE A MAN (DIGITAL) (PG-13) 1:05PM 4:15PM 7:10PM 10:05PM


11:55AM 2:15PM 3:35PM 4:35PM 5:55PM 6:55PM 8:15PM 9:15PM 10:35PM

TITANIC (2012) (3D) (PG-13) 12:10PM 4:20PM 8:20PM

WRATH OF THE TITANS (3D) (PG-13) 7:25PM 10:40PM


You must be 17 with ID or accompanied by a parent to attend R rated features. Children under 6 may not attend R rated features after 6pm















MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012



Floyd Mayweather

Green Lantern (PG-13, ‘11) ›› Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively. A test pilot joins a band of intergalactic warriors. (CC) The Tree of Life (PG-13, ‘11) ››› Brad

MAX Revenge ‘92) ››› Meryl Streep, Bruce Woods. A con man baits a tank-town big Pitt. A man tries to reconcile his complishot with a gimmick bout. (CC)

cated relationship with his father.

(5:00) › Willis. (CC) Hot Line: Sultry Nights The Adjustment Alien (R, ‘79) ›››› Tom Skerritt, Sigour- Hesher (R, ‘10) ›› Natalie Portman, Joseph Gordon-Lev- (10:45) (‘95) Tanya Roberts, MMAX Bureau (5:15) (PG- ney Weaver. A horrific spaceship stowKelly Vanessa. (CC) away attacks interstellar miners. (CC) itt. Premiere. (CC) 13, ‘11) ›› (CC) The Core (5:45) (PG-13, ‘03) ›› Aaron


the center of the Earth. (CC)


SHO Eckhart, Hilary Swank. Scientists travel to (CC) Soul

STARZ Surfer

Weeds (CC) (TVMA)

The Borgias Cesare Nurse recruits mercenaries. Jackie (TVMA) (TVMA)

The Mask of Zorro (6:35) (PG-13, ‘98) ››› Anto- Priest (PG-13, ‘11) ›› Paul nio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins. Premiere. (CC) Bettany, Karl Urban. (CC)

TV TALK TODAY 6 a.m. FNC FOX and Friends (N) 7 a.m. 56 Morning News with Webster and Nancy 7 a.m. 16 Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. 28 Today Ryan O’Neal; Diane Keaton; Auma Obama; Bobby Flay; Mother’s Day gifts; Kristine Carlson. (N) 7 a.m. CNN Starting Point (N) 8 a.m. 56 Better Clint Black; a healthy Mexican menu; Kevin Costner. (N) (TVPG) 9 a.m. 3 Anderson Plastic surgery; Kate Walsh; teens struggling with

substance abuse; co-host Kristen Johnston. (N) (TVG) 9 a.m. 16 Live! With Kelly Donald Trump; the latest American Idol castoff performs. (N) (TVPG) 9 a.m. 53 Dr. Phil Dr. Phil advises Alexandra on forging new relationships with her family; her life in rehab. (N) (TV14) 9 a.m. FNC America’s Newsroom (N) 10 a.m. 16 The Ellen DeGeneres Show Diane Keaton; Donald Driver and Peta Murgatroyd. (N) (TVG) 10 a.m. 53 The Steve Wilkos Show

The Big C (CC) (TVMA)

The Borgias Cesare recruits mercenaries. (TVMA)

Bad Teacher (10:35) (R, ‘11) ›› Cameron Diaz. (CC)

(N) (TV14) 11 a.m. 56 Maury Several women demand that guests take paternity tests. (N) (TV14) 11 a.m. 16 The View Lady Colin Campbell; Dr. Adam Ostrzenski; B.o.B. performs. (N) (TV14) 11 a.m. 53 The Wendy Williams Show Jennifer Tilly; David Mizejewski brings baby animals; the latest Celebrity Apprentice castoff. (N) (TVPG) 11 a.m. FNC Happening Now (N) noon 56 Jerry Springer (N) (TV14) noon 28 The 700 Club (TVPG)

Attorney Stephen J. Fendler and the Law Office of Fendler & Associates, P.C. are pleased to announce the relocation of their law office effective April 20, 2012 to the following address:

We are pleased to accept new clients at our office who have been injured in car, truck, motorcycle or work accidents, or who need a Social Security lawyer. Free consultation and no fee unless we recover money for you.


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Niece’s absence of table manners turns family dinner into a disaster Dear Abby: My 11-year-old niece, “Nina,” has no table manners. I was surprised at her behavior because her parents are welleducated people who were raised with good table manners. I didn’t say anything when Nina slathered clotted cream on her scone with her fingers, but I was disgusted. I did suggest she use a spoon after she scooped rice out of a communal bowl with her hand. Both of these incidents happened in restaurants. Is there anything I can do when I must eat with this child? I know it may have been wrong of me to correct Nina in front of her mother, but we were all eating from the same

DEAR ABBY ADVICE bowl. Should I keep my mouth shut? — Lost My Appetite in Houston Dear Lost Your Appetite: By age 11, children should have mastered basic table manners. (Not eating with one’s fingers is one of the basics.) Is your niece learning-disabled? If the answer is no, you should discuss this with your sibling. Nina is at an age when she needs to know what’s expected of her when she’s out in public. Dear Abby: My son came out of the closet last year. My first reaction was to tell him it was OK. I love him and


we’re a close family. His brothers and sisters also accept and love him. My husband and I are now struggling because we’re not sure how God really views gays and lesbians. To listen to some religious people, my son will go to hell. I can’t believe that God would create a person to be this way, then turn His back on him. I tried reading the Bible, but the wording was hard to understand. I don’t want to talk to my pastor about it because, even though I have accepted my son for who he is, I still have trouble talking to people about it. Do you believe a gay person will go to heaven? — Somewhere in the USA Dear Somewhere: I believe that entrance to heaven is based upon a per-


son’s character, not his or her sexual orientation. Today, because of modern scientific studies, we know more about homosexuality than was known when the Bible was written, and that sexual orientation is not a “choice.” Dear Abby: Our daughter keeps hinting that we should give her money for her in vitro fertilization. We have concerns based on many issues, but the bottom line is we’re not sure if she can handle motherhood. Our daughter’s marriage is shaky, and she struggles with many of her relationships and commitments in life. She is disabled by anxiety. Not only do we believe we should stay out of this, but we also think they can afford the procedure themselves. We would be happy for them if they had a

child, but we prefer to avoid the money connection. What do you think? — Undecided in Missouri Dear Undecided: If you give your daughter money, it would be better spent on counseling and medication to help her overcome her anxiety disorder. A baby will not fix a shaky marriage, and could very well complicate it. Because your daughter and her husband can afford to pay for it themselves, they should not be hitting you up to fund the endeavor. To receive a collection of Abby’s most memorable — and most frequently requested — poems and essays, send a business-sized, self-addressed envelope, plus check or money order for $3.95 ($4.50 in Canada) to: Dear Abby’s “Keepers,” P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Postage is included.)



ARIES (March 21-April 19). Whether you are in charge of making the rules for children, employees or yourself, you have to follow through with what you said you’d do, or it’s not going to work. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Your choice of language will make a difficult message more palatable or a boring message exciting. Your beautiful way with words is most attractive to others. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Circumstances haven’t allowed you to follow your own whims as much as you’d like. You’ll have more freedom to do so today because you’ll guard against time intruders. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Time to yourself seems like such a luxury lately, but it shouldn’t have to be this way. Be proactive as you look ahead to the weeks to come. Block out large chunks of time that you could dedicate to what you want to do. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You’ll let your loved ones know that their opinions are valid by giving in to them every once in a while. Your compromise is a form of love that won’t soon be forgotten. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You are not always comfortable being direct about your concerns, but directness is the best approach today. Make it clear that you are interested in hearing other people’s thoughts, too. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You expect people to do what they say they’ll do, and that expectation will mostly be met, though not every single time. Hold people to their word. Accountability is at the core of human decency.


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SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You were not formally educated in a certain matter, and you’ll be shown where the gaps in your knowledge lie. After you fill in the gaps, you’ll be offered an exciting opportunity. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You haven’t chosen an easy path for yourself, but it’s a beautiful path and an important one. The effort you put in gives you a sense of pride. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Something that seems like a good idea at first may prove unwise in the endgame. So think through your strategy before you make a move. Imagine what the long term effect of your actions might be. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You’ll feel terrific when you get enough sleep and eat right. There are good reasons for why you haven’t been able to do this, but now you’ll find a better reason to take care of yourself. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Your productivity will be impacted by many factors. Knowing what they are will help you to create and maintain the status you prefer. Study your habits. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (April 30). As you acknowledge the wise part of you, it grows. Your wisdom emerges and guides you toward greater control of your destiny. You’ll break old patterns and establish new ones. A love relationship inspires you to move or travel in July. October brings the chance to invest in yourself. Capricorn and Cancer people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 6, 24, 39, 1 and 20.

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LEGAL NOTICE The Wilkes-Barre Township Zoning Hearing Board will conduct a hearing upon the application of the following on May 8, 2012, at 7:00 pm in the Municipal Building located at 150 Watson Street, WilkesBarre, Twp.. LT PROPCO LLC is applying for a variance to reduce the number of parking spaces for the Lord & Taylor Distribution Center located at 250 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, Twp. The property is zoned M-2 light industrial. The Public is invited to attend. Thomas Zedolik Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer


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The Wilkes-Barre Township Zoning Hearing Board will conduct a hearing upon the application of the following on May 8, 2012 at 7:00 PM in the Municipal Building located at 150 Watson Street, Wilkes-Barre Twp. Rebecca Bonnevier, General Manager of the Mohegan Sun Arena located at 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, Twp., is seeking a use variance to utilize the Arena parking lot for a Farmers/Flea Market. The property is zoned M-2 light industrial. The public is invited to attend.

The Wilkes-Barre Area School District is soliciting sealed proposals for the following: PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE -SERVICE HVAC MECHANICAL until 3:00 P.M., Wednesday, May 16, 2012. All proposals shall be addressed to Leonard B. Przywara, Secretary, 730 South Main Street, WilkesBarre, PA 187110375. The envelope containing the proposal to be marked â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sealed Proposal-HVACâ&#x20AC;?. The Board of School Directors reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.â&#x20AC;?

Thomas Zedolik Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer.

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LEGAL NOTICE The Joint Operating Committee of the Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center solicits sealed proposals for Shop Supplies and Tools. Interested vendors may obtain copies of the bid specifications at the Business Office of the school located at 350 Jumper Rd., P.O. Box 1699, Plains Twp., WilkesBarre, PA 18705, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Deadline for submission of bids is 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 10, 2012.

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PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that on May 7, 2012, at 6:45 p.m., at the Fox Hill Firehouse Building, 50 Second Street, Plains Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, the Plains Township Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Meeting at which time the Board shall take comment from the public relative to the adoption of the Plains Township Stormwater Management Ordinance in compliance with the Luzerne County ACT 167 Phase II Stormwater Management Plan previously adopted by Luzerne County and approved by the Department of Environmental Protection to address stormwater quantity and quality management for new development within the Township. Copies of the full text of the proposed Act 167 Ordinance is available for examination at the Plains Township Municipal Building, 126 North Main Street, Plains, Pennsylvania, during normal business hours of : 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Stephen A. Menn, Esquire Solicitor, Plains Township 253 South Franklin Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 570.270.3133

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PUBLIC NOTICE THE COUNTY OF LUZERNE INVITES QUALIFIED AGENCIES AND INDIVIDUALS TO SUBMIT A BID TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING: COMMISSARY ITEMS FOR LUZERNE COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY RESPONSES FOR THE LISTED BID MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE LUZERNE COUNTY PURCHASING DEPARTMENT, C/O FRANK A. PUGLIESE, JR., 20 NORTH PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, WILKES BARRE, PA 18701 BY MAY 15, 2012 BY 10:00 A.M. BID packages may be obtained at the offices of Luzerne Purchasing Department in the Penn Place Building, 20 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilkes Barre, Pa 18711, FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS MAY RESULT IN BID REJECTION. BIDS MAY BE RECEIVED WEEKDAYS BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 9:00 AM TO 4:00 PM. ONLY (EXCLUDING HOLIDAYS). THE COUNTY OF LUZERNE DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, RELIGION, AGE, FAMILY, AND HANDICAPPED STATUS IN EMPLOYMENT OR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES. THE COUNTY OF LUZERNE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. FRANK A. PUGLIESE, JR, DIRECTOR PURCHASING DEPARTMENT ADVERTISEMENT PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF: COUNTY MANAGER ROBERT C. LAWTON LEGAL NOTICE INVITATION FOR BIDS The Municipality of Kingston will receive Bids for the S.R. 0011 (Wyoming Avenue) at Hoyt Street Traffic Signal Improvements Project, generally comprised of traffic signal improvements, curb cut ramp construction, signing and pavement markings, and all incidental work related thereto, until 11:00 A.M. (local time) on the 18th day of May, 2012, at the Kingston Municipal Building located at 500 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston, PA 18704-3681. The Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud immediately thereafter. CONTRACT DOCUMENTS, including DRAWINGS and PROJECT MANUAL, may be examined and obtained at Borton-Lawson Engineering, Inc., 613 Baltimore Drive, Suite 300, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-7903. PROJECT MANUAL is in one binding and DRAWINGS are bound separately. Bidders may secure DRAWINGS and a PROJECT MANUAL upon payment of forty dollars ($40.00). (Please add $10.00 for U.S. Mail delivery or $20.00 for FedEx delivery without a FedEx account.) All construction work is included in one Prime Contract. Checks shall be made payable to BortonLawson, and will not be refunded. Bidders and Sub-Bidders, such as Sub-Contractors and Materialmen, may secure additional CONTRACT DOCUMENTS upon payment of thirty dollars ($30.00) per PROJECT MANUAL and two dollars ($2.00) for each DRAWING. Each BID, when submitted, must be accompanied by a "Bid Security" which shall not be less than ten percent (10%) of the amount of the BID. Bidders attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum wages and salaries in accordance with the provisions of the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act 442 and contained in the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS, must be paid throughout the duration of this project. The Municipality of Kingston does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or familial status in employment of the provision of services. Municipality of Kingston is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish and pay for a satisfactory Performance Bond and a Labor and Material Payment Bond. Municipality of Kingston reserves the right to reject any or all Bids and to waive informalities in the Bidding. BIDS may be held by OWNER for a period of not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of the opening of BIDS for the purpose of reviewing the BIDS and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding of the CONTRACT. For The Municipality of Kingston: Paul Keating, Administrator


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CAMEO HOUSE BUS TOURS IT’S OFFICIAL!!! Kips Bay ShowHouse is at the

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JEEP ‘98 GRAND CHEROKEE Good condition $2100 570-709-1508

LAND ROVER ‘02 DISCOVERY II Good condition. $3400. 570-406-5669 after 5:00p.m.

NEW!! Full size adult ATV. Strong 4 stroke motor. CVT fully automatic transmission with reverse. Electric start. Front & rear luggage racks. Long travel suspension. Disc brakes. Dual stage head lights. Perfect for hunters & trail riders alike. BRAND NEW & READY TO RIDE. $1,995 takes it away. 570-817-2952 Wilkes-Barre

POLARIS`03 330 MAGNUM Shaft ride system.

True 4x4. Mossy oak camo. Cover included. $3,000 negotiable. Call 570-477-3129


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


Autos under $5000

‘00 VOLKSWAGEN GTI 2 door hatchback,

1.8 turbo, 5 speed transmission, AC power steering and windows, moon roof, new brakes, tires, timing belt, water pump and battery. Black on black. 116,000 miles $4,500 570-823-3114


94,000 miles, automatic, front wheel drive, 4 door, air conditioning, air bags, all power, cruise control, leather interior, $3,300. 570-394-9004

250 General Auction


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or call 570.674.2631

Traver’s Auction Barn: RH926 Auctioneer: Steve Traver AU3367L 10% Buyer’s Premium

PONTIAC `99 BONNEVILLE 112,000 miles. Looks and runs great! $2,600. 570-825-9657

412 Autos for Sale

BMW `00 528I

Premium sound package, very clean, recently tuned, seat memory, silver. 26 mpg on trips, Low mileage for the age of the car 122,500 $5,875. 570-704-7286

BMW `06 650 CI

Black convertible, beige leather, auto transmission, all power. $35,750. 570-283-5090 or 570-779-3534


CXL top of the line. AWD, 50K original miles. 1 owner. Cocoa brown metallic. Dual sunroofs, power memory cooled and heated seats. 3rd row seating. DVD rear screen, navigation system, balance of factory warranty. Bought new over $50,000. Asking $25,900. Trade ins welcome 570-466-2771

1518 8th Street Carverton, PA Near Francis Slocum St. Park


PRICE! $2,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

CADILLAC ‘00 DTS Tan, satellite

radio, leather, moon roof, loaded excellent condition. 136k miles. $4,995.


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Sprint blue, black / brown leather int., navigation, 7 spd auto turbo, AWD 09 CADILLAC DTS PERFORMANCE PLATINUM silver, black leather, 42,000 miles 09 CHRYSLER SEBRING 4 door, alloys, seafoam blue. 08 CHEVY AVEO red, auto, 4 cyl 07 CHRYSLER PT Cruiser, white, auto, 4 cyl., 68k miles 07 CHRYSLER PT Cruiser black, auto, 4 cyl 07 BUICK LUCERNE CXL, silver, grey leather 06 LINCOLN ZEPHYR grey, tan leather, sun roof 06 MERCURY MILAN PREMIER, mint green, V6, alloys 05 VW NEW JETTA gray, auto, 4 cyl 04 NISSAN MAXIMA LS silver, auto, sunroof 03 CHRYSLER SEBRING LXT red, grey leather, sunroof 03 AUDI S8 QUATTRO, mid blue/light grey leather, navigation, AWD 01 VOLVO V70 STATION WAGON, blue/grey, leather, AWD 99 CHEVY CONCORDE Gold 73 PORSCHE 914 green & black, 5 speed, 62k miles $12,500






SXT white, V6, AWD SRX silver, 3rd seat, navigation, AWD 06 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LTD blue, grey leather 4x4 06 NISSAN TITAN KING CAB SE white, auto 50,000 miles 4x4 truck 06 CHEVY TRAILBLZAER LS, SILVER, 4X4 06 PONTIAC TORRENT black/black leather, sunroof, AWD 05 FORD ESCAPE LTD green, tan leather, V6, 4x4 05 FORD ESCAPE XLT V6, sandstone 4x4 05 DODGE DAKOTA CLUB CAB SPORT, blue, auto, 4x4 truck 04 SUBARU FORESTER X Purple, auto, AWD 04 FORD F150 XF4 Super Cab truck, black, 4x4 04 CHEVY AVALANCHE Z71, green, 4 door, 4x4 truck 04 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER V6, silver, 3rd seat AWD 04 DODGE RAM 1500 QUAD CAB SLT SILVER, 4 door, 4x4 truck 04 FORD FREESTAR, blue, 4 door, 7 passenger mini van 04 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE OVERLAND graphite grey, 2 tone leather, sunroof, 4x4 03 CHEVY TAHOE LT white, tan leather, 3rd seat, 4x4 03 SATURN VUE orange, auto, 4 cyl, awd 03 DODGE DURANGO RT red, 2 tone black, leather int, 3rd seat, 4x4 03 FORD EXPLORER SPORT TRAC XLT, 4 door, green, tan, leather, 4x4 02 NISSAN PATHFINDER SE, Sage, sun roof, autop, 4x4 01 FORD F150 XLT Blue/tan, 4 door, 4x4 truck 01 CHEVY BLAZER green, 4 door, 4x4 01 FORD EXPLORER sport silver, grey leather, 3x4 sunroof 00 CHEVY SILVERADO XCAB, 2WD truck, burgundy 89 CHEVY 1500, 4X4 TRUCK

CADILLAC ‘11 STS 13,000 Miles,

412 Autos for Sale

412 Autos for Sale

412 Autos for Sale




Auto, new tires, brakes, exhaust, inspection. 22 mpg. $1,175 570-299-0772


Metallic gray, sunroof, leather, Bose Satellite with CD radio, heated seats, traction control, fully loaded. Remote Start. 50k miles. $14,975 or trade. (570) 639-5329

1518 8th Street Carverton, PA Near Francis Slocum St. Park

CHEVY ‘04 MONTE CARLO Silver with Black

Leather, Sunroof, Very Sharp! $4,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377


700 Sans Souci Highway WE SELL FOR LESS!! ‘11 DODGE DAKOTA CREW 4x4, Bighorn 6 cyl. 14k, Factory Warranty. $21,699 ‘11 Ford Escape XLT, 4x4, 26k, Factory Warranty, 6 Cylinder $20,799 ‘11 Nissan Rogue AWD, 17k, Factory Warranty. $19,699 ‘08 Chrysler Sebring Conv. Touring 6 cyl. 32k $12,899 ‘08 SUBARU Special Edition 42K. 5 speed, Factory warranty. $12,199 ‘05 HONDA CRV EX 4x4 65k, a title. $12,799 ‘06 FORD FREESTAR 62k, Rear air A/C $7999 ‘01 LINCOLN TOWN CAR Executive 74K $5,299 ‘11 Toyota Rav 4 4x4 AT only 8,000 miles, new condition $23,399 TITLE TAGS FULL NOTARY SERVICE 6 M ONTH WARRANTY

row seat, runs good, needs body work $1900. 570-902-5623


Convertible. 5.0. 5 speed. New top. Professional paint job. Show car. $6,500. Call 570-283-8235


Convertible. 5.0. 5 speed. New top. Professional paint job. Show car. $6,500. Call 570-283-8235

FORD `94 MUSTANG GT Convertible, 5.0 auto, very nice car, (R Title). $4,600. 570-283-8235

1518 8th Street Carverton, PA Near Francis Slocum St. Park


$3,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

All wheel drive, cruise, CD player, low miles. $11,575


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HONDA ‘08 ACCORD 4 door, EXL with

navigation system. 4 cyl, silver w/ black interior. Satellite radio, 6CD changer, heated leather seats, high, highway miles. Well maintained. Monthly service record available. Call Bob. 570-479-0195

HONDA ‘09 CRV LX AWD. 1 owner. $15,900


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



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HONDA ‘08 ACCORD 4 door, 4 cylinder, auto $16,995 WARRANTY MAFFEI AUTO SALES 570-288-6227


4 door, 4 cylinder, auto. Low Miles! $15,495 WARRANTY MAFFEI AUTO SALES 570-288-6227

MERCEDES-BENZ `91 350 SD Grey metallic with

VOLKSWAGEN `98 VANAGON Runs good, needs

beige leather interior. Turbo diesel. Auto. All power options. Cruise. Sunroof. New inspection, oil change, front brakes, water pump, injector & clutch fan. 4 new tires. Runs excellent & great MPG’s. Florida car. No rust. Excellent condition. $8,900. Trade welcome. Call 570-817-6000

49,500 miles Moon roof, alloys, all power, 24 valve V6. Original owner, perfectly maintained, needs nothing. Trade-in’s welcome. Financing available. $8,995 570-474-6205

MERCURY 2008 GRAND MARQUIS LS 23,000 original

miles, all power, leather interior. NADA book value $17,975. Priced for quick sale to settle estate. $15,950, or best offer. Car is in mint condition. 570-735-4760 570-954-1257

HYUNDAI ‘06 ELANTRA Tan, 4 door,

clean title, 4 cylinder, auto, 115k miles. Power windows, & keyless entry, CD player, cruise, central console heated power mirrors. $3990. 570-991-5558

$19,995 560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924


driven, last Cutlass off the GM line. Crimson red with black leather interior. Every available option including sunroof. Perfect condition. 300 original miles. $21,900 or best offer. Call 570-650-0278


Low miles, leather & alloys. $8,800

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


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


Leather moonroof & much more

$15,570 560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924


One owner, 4WD, Alloys.

$14,880 560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924

LINCOLN `96 CONTINENTAL 93,000 miles, all

power, leather interior, sun roof. Good condition. $1,850 (570)299-0772

to choose From

starting at $11,450 560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924




4 door sedan. Like new condition. Brilliant blue exterior with beige hides. Car is fully equipped with navigation system, V-8, automatic, climate control AC, alarm system, AM/FM 6 disc CD, garage door opener. 42,000 original miles. $9,000 Call (570) 288-6009

head gasket. Will take offer. (347)693-4156

VOLKSWAGEN ‘00 BEETLE 2.0 automatic, air 67k miles $6400. 570-466-0999

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All original $12,000

MERCEDES ‘76 450 SL $24,000


Kit Car $9,000 (570) 655-4884

Chrysler ‘68 New Yorker

Sedan. 440 Engine. Power Steering & brakes. 34,500 original miles. Always garaged. Reduced to $5995 Firm. 883-4443




AWD, auto, alloys $13,900

TOYOTA ‘09 CAMRY 18,000 Miles,

Leather moonroof, smartkey, 1 owner


CD/stereo $6,950 (570)245-7351


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

1 owner, 4 cylinder. $16,900 MAFFEI AUTO SALES 570-288-6227



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

MAZDA 3 ‘05

412 Autos for Sale

4 door hatchback sport, 5 speed manual, grey exterior, black/red cloth interior. Clean, one owner, excellent condition. 17K. $11,000 570-586-6055



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4 door, EXL with navigation system. 4 cyl, silver w/ black interior. Satellite radio, 6CD changer, heated leather seats, high, highway miles. Well maintained. Monthly service record available. Call Bob. 570-479-0195

`06 SONATA DODGE `00 DURANGO HYUNDAI V 6 , all power, sun/moon roof, SPORT alloys. 74K. 4.7 V8, 4WD, 3rd


Showroom condition. $38,800 MAFFEI AUTO SALES 570-288-6227

Automatic, 4WD, power seats. $16,995 560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924



70,000 original miles. Black with black leather interior. California car, 5 speed, T-tops, Posi rear end, traction bars, power windows, rear defroster, cruise, tilt wheel, all factory. New carburetor and Flow Master. Great Car! $5000, Or best offer. 570-468-2609

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412 Autos for Sale


3 on the tree with fluid drive. This All American Classic Icon runs like a top at 55MPH. Kin to Chrysler, Dodge, Plymouth, Imperial Desoto, built in the American Midwest, after WWII, in a plant that once produced B29 Bombers. In it’s original antiquity condition, with original shop & parts manuals, she’s beautifully detailed and ready for auction in Sin City. Spent her entire life in Arizona and New Mexico, never saw a day of rain or rust. Only $19,995. To test drive, by appointment only, Contact Tony at 570-899-2121 or penntech84th@


STATION WAGON V8, automatic, 8 passenger, 3rd seat, good condition, 2nd owner. REDUCED TO $6,500. 570-579-3517 570-455-6589


Convertible, white with red leather interior. 64,000 original miles. Beautiful car. Asking. $10,500 570-371-2151


6 cylinder automatic. 52k original miles. Florida car. $1500. 570-899-1896


to choose From

starting at $12,400 560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924


Black with grey interior. Auto. A/C. 1 owner. All power options. Still under factory warranty. No accidents and hasn’t been smoked in. Remote starter. 47K miles. Trades Welcome. $17,500. 570-817-6000

TOYOTA ‘07 FJ CRUISER 6 speed manual

blue n white, 45,000 miles, 6” rough country lift kit, pro comp 35” tires. Excellent condition. Best offer 570-574-8303

Must Sell! Appraised for $9,200 • All original

45,000 miles • 350 Rocket engine • Fender skirts • Always garaged Will sell for $6,000 Serious inquires only 570690-0727


Boats & Marinas

ABANDONED 12 foot lowe rowboat. PA fishboat# 584 3AW. 570-871-5652





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


M O S.


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


CD, Alum Wheels, Tilt, PW, PDL, Pwr. Seat, Safety Pkg., Side Impact Air Bags, 1st & 2nd Air Curtains, Anti-Theft Sys., Sirius Satellite Radio, Keyless Entry w/Keypad, Message Center,

*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 4/30/12.

M O S.



24 Mos.

24 Mos.





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 4/30/12.

XLT, Safety Canopy, Side Impact Safety Pkg., Pwr. Driver’s Seat, Auto., PDL, PW, Air, Fog Lamps, Privacy Glass, Roof Rack, 16” Alum. Wheels, Sirius Satellite Radio, APR M Keyless Entry, Rear O S. Cargo Convenience S U L P Pkg.,CD,

Automatic, 16” Steel Wheels, Pwr. Windows, Pwr. Door Locks, Air, Keyless Entry with Remote, Safety Canopy, Side Air Bags APR PLUS

M O S.


33 *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 4/30/12.


M O S.

24 Mos.

*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 4/30/12.

*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 4/30/12.

, V6, Limited, Pwr. Leather Heated Seats, Safety Canopy, Side Impact Safety Pkg., CD, 17” Chrome Wheels, Sirius Satellite Radio, Keyless Entry, Rear Cargo Convenience APR Pkg.,

XLT, Safety Canopy, Side Impact Safety Pkg., Pwr. Driver’s Seat, Air, Auto., PDL, Fog Lamps, Privacy Glass, Roof Rack, 16” Alum. Wheels, Sirius Satellite APR M Radio, Keyless Entry, O S. CD, PW, Rear Cargo S U PL Convenience Pkg.,


M O S.

24 Mos.

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 4/30/12.

*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 4/30/12.

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

Just Minutes from Scranton or W-B *Tax and tags extra. Security Deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. See salesperson for details. All payments subject to credit approval by the primary lending source, Tier 0 rate. Special APR financing cannot be combined with Ford cash rebate. “BUY FOR” prices are based on 72 month at $18.30 per month per $1000 financed with $2,500 down (cash or trade). Photos of vehicles are for illustration purposes only. Coccia Ford is not responsible for any typographical errors. No Security Deposit Necessary. See dealer for details. Sale ends APRIL 30, 2012.


MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012


2012 Volkswagen Jetta

42 MPG



50 Available

*EPA highway estimate 2012 Jetta TDI Sedan

Starting at $16,995*

0.9% Financing for up to

66 months!*

Lease 2012 Jetta S

OR $159*


*All prices based on 2012 Jetta S Manual. VIN 3vw1K7AJ6CM378790. Plus tax and tags. All offers valid upon credit approval. 36 month 10,000 miles per year. $2,000 total due on delivery. Plus tax. Includes first payment, tags, bank fee, 901.10 cap reduction. See dealer for details. Expires 4/30/12.

31 MPG**

2013 CC Sport

31 MPG**

2012 Passat S

Redesigned for 2013!

with appearance Lease for Only

Lease for Only #VIN: WVMAP7ANXDE503076




*Plus tax and tags. 36 months, 10,000 miles/yr. $2,300 total due on delivery. Includes first payment, tags, aquisition fee, cap reduction $1,031.93. Valid upon credit approval. Expiration 4/30/12. **EPA Highway Estimate.

30 MPG**

2012 EOS 5 in stock!

27 MPG**

2012 Tiguan


*Plus tax and tags. 36 months, 10,000 miles/yr. $2,000 total c.o.d. Includes first payment, tags, aquisition fee, $842.04, cap reduction ($1,031.93) Valid upon credit approval. Expiration 4/30/12. **EPA Highway Estimate.

25 MPG**

2012 Routan

31 MPG**

2012 GTI Lowest of the year!





*Valid upon credit approval. **EPA Highway Estimate.

*Valid upon credit approval. **EPA Highway Estimate.

*Valid upon credit approval. **EPA Highway Estimate.

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Boats & Marinas

BASSTRACKER `04 PT-175. 50HP Mer-




cury outboard engine, live well, trolling motor, fish finder & trailer included. 1 owner. Call 570-822-9601

GRUMMAN ‘95 DEEPV 16’ 48hp Evinrude 50 lb thrust electric motor. All tackle and life vests included. Live well, fish finder. $4,000 570-579-3975


Heavy duty 14’ aluminum boat with trailer, great shape. $1,250. 570-822-8704 or cell 570-498-5327


Commercial Trucks & Equipment

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

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



BMW ‘07 K1200 GT

Low mileage. Many extras. Clean. $9,000 (570) 646-2645

BMW 2010 K1300S

Only 460 miles! Has all bells & whistles. Heated grips, 12 volt outlet, traction control, ride adjustment on the fly. Black with lite gray and red trim. comes with BMW cover, battery tender, black blue tooth helmet with FM stereo and black leather riding gloves (like new). paid $20,500. Sell for

$15,000 FIRM. Call 570-262-0914 Leave message.


Custom Vehicle Operations. Very Unique, Fast Bike. 1800cc. 10,000 miles. Performance Rinehart pipes, comfortable Mustang seat with back rest and detachable rack , Kuryakyn pegs and grips, color matched frame, SE heavy breather air filter comes with HD dust cover and gold CVO owners key. Excellent condition. Silver Rush/ Midnight Black. Asking $13,500 Call Ron @ 570- 868-3330

HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘01 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

VRSCF. 1250 cc. Brilliant silver, 7,988 miles. Excellent condition. ABS, Brembo triple disc brakes, factory security, + extras. Original owner, garage kept. $12,500. 570-762-6893

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650. 940 original miles. Kept indoors, very clean, water cooled, new tires. Blue and black. 2.5 liter, street/trail. Paid $5500 Asking $3800. 570-760-8527 MATTIE AUTOMOTIVE 220 Bennett Street, Luzerne Motorcycle State Inspection, Tire Sales & Maintenance 570-283-1098


92 V-twin, 1507 cc, extras $6000. 570-883-9047

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

YAHAMA ‘06 VSTAR 650 CC CRUISER Only 1,107 miles,

bike was bought 6 years ago for my wife but because of an accident where her friend was killed on a bike she lost interest in riding. The bike sat in our shed for years... thus the low, low miles. Perfect running & body condition. Silver & blue. Back rest for a passenger, free helmet, title is free & clear. $3,599 Call John or Wendy. 570-6740735 You won’t be disappointed, practically brand new.


12,000 miles. With windshield. Runs excellent. Many extras including gunfighter seat, leather bags, extra pipes. New tires & battery. Asking $4,000 firm. (570) 814-1548

442 RVs & Campers

COLEMAN ‘02 POP UP Like new. Stove,

lights, fans, sink, sleeps 6. $3,700 570-443-7202



Auto Accessories

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442 RVs & Campers


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


Trucks/ SUVs/Vans


Trucks/ SUVs/Vans


Leather, alloys & moonroof $16,995

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


Auto. V6 Vortec. Standard cab. 8’ bed with liner. Dark Blue. 99K miles. $4,400 or best offer 570-823-8196


One owner, only 42k miles. $8,880

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


Sport utility, 4 door, four wheel drive, ABS, new inspection. $4200. 570-709-1467

4WD, alloys, 5 speed. $6,880

1518 8th Street Carverton, PA Near Francis Slocum St. Park


eXTRA cLEAN! 4X4. $3,995. 570-696-4377

1518 8th Street Carverton, PA Near Francis Slocum St. Park


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


Only 14k miles, leather moonroof, 1 owner $21,880

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

Trucks/ SUVs/Vans



CHEVROLET `02 AVALANCHE 4 x 4, black, V8,

auto, heated leather seats, dual exhaust, moon roof, absolutely loaded. 98,000 miles, $9,000, OBO 570-262-2204 or 570-288-2722


1 Owner, moonroof & alloys. $21,800 560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924

457 Wanted to Buy Auto


Immediate opening for a results-oriented, analytical, friendly and helpful candidate. Must be customer focused and a good communicator. This position is in daily contact with customers, creates and follows up with quotes and needs to be able to quickly solve problems. Assist in managing servicemen, represent the company at business functions. Prior experience in the construction trades is preferred, with garage door experience a big plus. Promotional opportunity to Assistant General Manager for good performer. Benefits available. SEND RESUME TO SALES@ROWEDOOR.COM OR FAX TO



Education/ Training



LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE POSITION OPENINGS Luzerne County Community College invites applications for the following positions:


(19 hours - Grant Funded June 30, 2012)

Clean SUV! 4WD $5995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377


Our company is seeking an individual that has extensive experience in all BODY SHOP OPERATIONS. Applicants must have first hand knowledge of DRP repair requirements and estimating systems. They must show leadership skills with an emphasis on production, quality, and customer satisfaction. PA State Appraisers Licenses Required. A full benefit package & competitive salary is offered. COCCIA FORD LINCOLN COCCIA COLLISION CENTER 577 East Main St Wilkes-Barre, Pa 18701 Rudy Podest 570-823-8888 rpodest@ ALL APPLICANTS ARE CONFIDENTIAL.

We’ll teach the right person to serve our territory and install electronic fencing to keep dogs safe. Full time. Must be drug free, have a clean driving record and be good withing with homeowners.

Call of email Brian at Harvis Interview Service for application or questions: 542-5330 or

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2 WHEEL DRIVE $6,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377


1518 8th Street Carverton, PA Near Francis Slocum St. Park


Super Cab One Owner, 4x4, 5 Speed, Highway miles. Sharp Truck! $5,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

GMC `01 JIMMY Less than 5,000

Luxury people mover! 87,300 well maintained miles. This like-new van has third row seating, power side & rear doors. Economical V6 drivetrain and all available options. Priced for quick sale $6,295. Generous trade-in allowances will be given on this top-of-the-line vehicle. Call Fran 570-466-2771 Scranton



4X4 LARIAT 145” WB STYLESIDE 5.4L V8 engine

Electronic 6 speed automatic. Brown leather “King Ranch” interior. Heat/cool front seats. Power moonroof, rear view camera, 18” aluminum wheels, tow package, navigation system. 23,000 miles. Asking $30,000 Call Jeff @ 570-829-7172

FORD ‘02 EXPLORER Red, XLT, Original

non-smoking owner, garaged, synthetic oil since new, excellent in and out. New tires and battery. 90,000 miles. $7,500 (570) 403-3016

1518 8th Street Carverton, PA Near Francis Slocum St. Park

FORD ‘02 F150

Extra Cab. 6 Cylinder, 5 speed. Air. 2WD. $4,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

1518 8th Street Carverton, PA Near Francis Slocum St. Park


4x4. Sunroof. Like new. $6,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

miles on engine. 4WD. Power accessories. Inspected. Runs great. $4,500 or best offer. Call 570-696-9518 or 570-690-3709


1500 Cargo Van. AWD. V8 automatic. A/C. New brakes & tires. Price reduced $10,250. Call 570-474-6028


1 owner, only 7k miles. $22,900 560 Pierce Street

506 Administrative/ Clerical



6 cylinder 4 WD, air conditioning power windows, door locks, cruise, dual air bags, tilt wheel, AM/FM/CD. keyless remote. 130k miles. $5400. 570-954-3390

KIA ‘08 SPORTAGE EX 4WD, Low Miles. $14,450

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

LEXUS `05 RX 330

All wheel drive, Savannah metallic, navigation, backup camera, lift gate, ivory leather with memory, auto, 3.3 liter V6, regular gas, garaged, nonsmoker, exceptional condition, all service records. 6 disc CD. Private seller with transferable one year warranty, 96K. $16,900 570-563-5056



or/exterior, start/ stop engine with keyless entry, heated seats, 18” alloy wheels, many extra features. Only Low Miles. 10 year, 100,000 mile warranty. $22,500. Willing to negotiate. Serious inquires only - must sell, going to law school. (570) 793-6844

For additional information on these positions or to apply please visit our web site at (www. by Friday, May 4, 2012. No phone inquires please.

Experienced general office. Car dealership experience preferred. Send resume to: c/o Times Leader Box 4000 15 N. Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250

Candidates representing all aspects of diversity are encouraged to apply.


Two openings, adjunct days. One for MASSAGE THERAPY INSTRUCTOR and one for HEALTH INFORMATION instructor. Qualified applicants must have minimum 3 years work experience in related field. Teaching experience a plus but not required.

McCann School of Business & Technology is seeking immediate full-time, second shift, Front Desk Receptionist at our New WilkesBarre Campus. Associates Degree Preferred. Benefits include 401K, Vacation, Sick Time, Medical, Vision and Dental, Holidays. PLEASE SEND RESUME TO: TJ.ELTRINGHAM@ MCCANN.EDU NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

509 Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924

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Building/ Construction/ Skilled Trades

Entry Level Construction Laborer

Two person crew, no experience necessary, company will train. The work is outdoor, fastpaced, very physical and will require the applicant to be out of town for eight day intervals followed by six days off. Applicants must have a valid PA drivers license and clean driving record. Starting wage is negotiable but will be no less than $14.00 per with family health, dental and 401k. APPLY AT R.K. HYDRO-VAC, INC., 1075 OAK ST PITTSTON, PA 18640 E-MAIL RESUME TO TCHARNEY@ RKHYDROVACPA.COM OR CALL 800-2377474 MONDAY TO FRIDAY, 8:30 TO 4:30 E.O.E. AND MANDATORY DRUG TESTING.

518 Customer Support/Client Care


Our busy animal hospital is looking for a motivated, dependable person to work in our client services and telephone receptionist departments. Customer service and experience answering multi-line telephones is preferred. Ability to work well with the public and attention to detail a must! Hours will include weekdays, some Saturdays and evenings. Please reply to: c/o The Times Leader Box 3095 15 N. Main St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250

Equal Opportunity Employer John T Sedlak, Dean of Human Resources


Fax resume to: 570-287-7936 Or send to Director of Education Fortis Institute 166 Slocum Street Forty Fort PA 18704



Contract Engineer

Cornell Iron Works, a leading and growing manufacturer of Security Closure Products, is seeking a qualified Contract Engineer at our manufacturing facility in Mountaintop. Duties will include preparing shop drawings and shop work orders for our Production Facility. The ideal candidate will possess a 2 year degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology or similar field, proficiency in AutoCAD 2006 or later, knowledge of fabrication processes and a mechanical background. Must be able to read architectural blueprints, have knowledge of MS Office, and have strong analytical and problem solving skills. Cornell Iron Works offers a great work environment with a competitive benefit program including health insurance, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and most of all, opportunity for advancement and great work environment. Interested candidates should apply in person, email their resume and salary history to janiney@, or mail to: Cornell Iron Works Crestwood Industrial Park 24 Elmwood Ave. Mountaintop, PA 18707 www. (NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE) EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Full or part time. No licenses needed. Call 570-310-1394

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Penn State Mechanical Contractors has openings for energetic, motivated, experienced plumbers and pipefitters. Experienced foremen are also encouraged to apply. We offer competitive wages and a comprehensive benefit package based on experience. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Send resume with work history to: Penn State Mechanical Contractors, Inc. PO Box 1027 Wilkes Barre, PA 18703 Fax: 570-823-0736 Kimberly@pennstate


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair

TECHNICIAN We are looking for solid hard working individuals to become Professional Technicians. Work for “America’s Finest” Pest Control company according to PCT magazine and find out why JC Ehrlich was voted one of the best placed to work in PA. This position offers the satisfaction of offering great customer service without being tied to a desk. No experience is necessary as we include a fully paid comprehensive training program. Your skills development will include company supported career advancement and state licensing. Qualified candidates must be self organized; have good communication and computer skills; excellent observation and documentation skills; and be able to work cooperatively with customers at all levels including top management. REQUIREMENTS Pre-employment drug screening is required. Overtime potential. Must be 21 years or older. High School Graduate or GED. We offer excellent pay, 401K, profit sharing, medical, dental, vision, life and disability plans. We are proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply in person JC Erlich 149 W. Cemetery Street Ashley, PA


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Janitorial/ Cleaning

Custodial – Hanover 3rd shift - 11pm-6am Monday-Friday opening for person with experience in floor care, custodial or commercial housekeeping. $9.50/hour to start. Must be able to meet pre employment background. APPLY ONLINE www. EOE AND DRUG FREE WORKPLACE


Logistics/ Transportation


Gas field/landscape drivers plus hands on labor required. Operate dump trucks & load equipment on lowboy. Deliver to job site. Must operate skid steer excavator, hydro-seed truck, etc. Will plow in winter. Must have clean driving record and pass drug test. Top Wages Paid. Call Harvis Interview Service @ 542-5330. Leave message. Will send an application. Or forward resume: varsity.harvis@ Employer is Varsity, Inc. No walk-ins. EOE

CLASS A CDL DRIVER O/O: Company 845-616-1461

Logistics/ Transportation

NOW HIRING: CLASS A OTR COMPANY DRIVERS Van Hoekelen Greenhouses is a family owned business located in McAdoo, PA. We have immediate openings for reliable full-time tractor trailer drivers, to deliver product to our customers across the 48 states. Our premier employment package includes: • Hourly Payincluding paid detention time, and guaranteed 8 hours per day • Safety Bonus$.05/mile paid quarterly • Great Benefits100% paid health insurance, vision, dental, life, STD, 401K, vacation time, and holiday pay. • Pet & Rider Program • Well maintained freightliners and reefer trailers • Continuous yearround steady work with home time Requirements are: Valid Class A CDL, minimum 1 year OTR experience, must lift 40lbs, and meet driving and criminal record guidelines PLEASE CONTACT SHARON AT (800)979-2022 EXT 1914, MAIL RESUME TO P.O. BOX 88, MCADOO, PA 18237 OR FAX TO 570-929-2260. VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.VHGREEN HOUSES.COM FOR MORE DETAILS.

548 Medical/Health



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(570) 639-1885 E.O.E.


KINGSTON AREA For elderly female. Must have current drivers license. Duties include personal care, bathing, cooking, admin of meds, light housekeeping. First Aid or background in healthcare required. 5 days per week. Must complete background check and have references. Please respond to majones33@

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Physical Therapists

GOLDEN CARE HOME HEALTH, an elite homecare provider for 26 years is hiring contracted PTs for local visits in Luzerne County. Excellent per visit rates. Call today at 570-654-2883 (EOE)



Must have clean criminal history and be able to pass a physical exam. 3, 4 or 5 hours per day. Please call Rick for appointment.



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Production/ Operations

DISTRIBUTION CLERKS WILKES-BARRE Are you a night owl looking for part-time work? Position is TEMP-HIRE $9.75 Per Hour! Thursday-Saturday 3pm1:30am REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSIDERATION: -PROFESSIONAL RESUME with Solid Work History -Submit to a Background & Drug Screen -HS Diploma/GED - Stand on Feet All Day - Basic Computer Skills

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Accepting applications for Shift Production Work. Excellent wages & benefits. Frequent lifting & standing. WARP PROCESSING 95 STEVENS LANE EXETER, PA.

560 Quality Assurance/Safety


PENNDOT certified Aggregate Technician for busy N.E. PA Quarry. Experience performing all quality control tests and valid certification required. Competitive salary and health benefits. Please fax resume to: 570-643-0903

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Located at Wyoming Valley Mall must sell. $125,000 negotiable. Ask for Rob 570-693-3323

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Antiques & Collectibles


DEPARTMENT 56 buildings & accessories from $7 to $25 for each piece. We’re unable to take the over 50 buildings etc. with us when we move. call 570-868-5886

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


white, 2 years old $150. obo.


Broan, white $50. obo. 570-574-3899 REFRIGERATOR older model, runs excellent $100. 570-970-0564 STOVE: Maytag 30” black electric, $150. Black range hood $50. Maytag 24” wall mounted oven, $150. Older model Panosonic microwave, $25. 570-868-5091 WASHER & DRYER White Whirlpool duet front loading automatic washer & electronic electric dryer with pedestals. $200. each both for $350. 570-788-4090


Baby Items

CRIB Bassett 3 piece crib, chest of drawers, & dresser, solid wood very good condition. $300. 570-237-5119 PLAY YARD L.A. baby’s commercial play yard, blue. width: 30 1/2”W X 43LX 1/2”H 30 1/2” Like new condition. $50. 570-285-5152 STROLLER Evenflo with basket $45. Potty’n step stool $15. 570-822-5974 STROLLER Kolcraft Contour well constructed double stroller in good condition $75. 570-735-6638 STROLLER Peg Perego Model Pliko P3, girls, $150. MacLaren Volo baby stroller, girls, $75. Britax Decathlon convertible car seat, $150. F. P. Starlight cradle swing, $75. PegPerego Prima Pappa high chair, girls, $75. Peg Perego Primo Viaggio car seat, girls, $125. MacLaren baby rocker, girls, $50. 570-430-4054


Building Materials

TOILET. Kohler. Excellent condition. Like new. No Stains. Was replaced for Medical reasons. $60 OBO. 287-4723



BOYS CLOTHING sizes 6 months - 7 years. Blazers, coats, jean jackets, suits $5. Overalls, tops, pants, shorts, shoes/sneakers $2, Toys range very small items .25 cents to $5 larger items action figures, stuffed animals to pin ball machines. Toy boxes $20. Fisher Price, another large one in primary colors great for taller items. 570-696-9010


Exercise Equipment

TONY LITTLE AB LOUNGE EXTREME, Paid 4160. sell for $75. 570-288-9889 TREADMILL. Proform 300. Very good condition. $50 OBO You haul. 417-6066



TABLE LAMP Oriental Chinese woman 1960’s ceramic, pink -white-gold. $35. Collector spoons 17 different, must take all $35. 696-1927


Furniture & Accessories

BED mechanical hospital bed, twin size, $120. Antique hutch breakfront china cabinet, traditional oak finish $120. Both good condition.430-4054 COFFEE TABLE for sectional with lifting top for food or beverages for $100. Plush gray computer chair $25. 570-592-7723 COMPUTER DESK: Very good condition. Black with slide keyboard shelf. $45. 570-740-1412 or 570-498-0439 DESK wooden with hutch & built-in light, 3 side drawers with roll out keyboard tray, + desk chair on wheels. $175. 570-510-0010.


Solid Oak. Table with 2 leaves, 6 chairs, buffet, protective table pads included. $800 570-299-5046 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER dark oak 15 1/2” d, 5’ h & 4’ wide $50. Kenmore Powermate 12 amp canister vacuum with attachments $60. 570-288-3723


CONDUCTED BY: The Women of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Pearl Cathedral 35 S. Franklin St. MAY 2ND 10AM-4PM MAY 3RD 10AM-3PM THURSDAY IS BAG DAY. Mini boutique, Wednesday & Thursday Light lunch available. Also Baked goods.

752 Landscaping & Gardening LAWNMOWER MTD NEW $90. 570-825-3371 RIDING MOWER Murray 38702A 12 HP Briggs & Stratton. 38” Good condition. Needs electrical repair. $375 570-696-2688 ROTOTILLER Craftsman heavy duty 17” 5hp. Utility trailer, all sides built up 14” wheels $800. 570-675-9365


Medical Equipment

PERFITIncontinence Underwear Size XL 14 per package $5 570-288-9940

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GLIDER wicker & metal 2 seater $25. 570-574-2924 HEADBOARD twin $5. Lamp with wall set 4 spindle coat/ hat holder & memo board $4. 696-9010 KITCHEN SET solid maple wood includes oval table with removable center leaf & 3 chairs. Small hand painted flower accents on top of chairs. $50. 570-675-3006

Mattress Queen Plush-Top Set New in Plastic Can Deliver $150 570-280-9628

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570-574-1275 BEER MISER 1/2 keg with air tank. $100. 570-814-5477 COMFORTER twin size, tailored dust ruffle, sham, matching decorative pillow, $50. 675-7599 EASEL: Artist Easel $150. 570-542-5622


TUXEDOS: 9 very good condition sizes 38 to 60; modern & classic styles. $40 each. 655-2180.

SECTIONAL, beautiful 5 piece beige leather. In perfect condition. Includes hide-a-bed and two recliners. New $3,700, now $1,500. Call 570-474-5643

The Times Leader will accept ads for used private party merchandise only for items totaling $1,000 or less. All items must be priced and state how many of each item. Your name address, email and phone number must be included. No ads for ticket sales accepted. Pet ads accepted if FREE ad must state FREE. You may place your ad online at, or email to classifieds@ or fax to 570-831-7312 or mail to Classified Free Ads: 15 N. Main Street, WilkesBarre, PA. Sorry no phone calls.

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YEARBOOKS autographed Plymouth ‘44, ‘45, ‘46 & ‘47 Bloomsburg University ‘50, 52, Hanover ‘49. $10. each. 570-779-3841

KENNETH COLE Beige, size 6, hardly worn. $75. 570-855-5385

YEARBOOKS, Kings College ‘70, ‘90, ‘94, ‘95, ‘96. Wilkes University ‘88, ‘89. $50 each. 706-1548

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Twin sets: $139 Full sets: $159 Queen sets: $199 All New American Made 570-288-1898 ROCKER, wood/tapestry, $75. RECLINER, Burgundy velour cloth, $125. SOFA, chair, ottoman, 3 tables, great for den. Wood and cloth, all in excellent condition. $450. Call after 6 PM 570-675-5046

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Cut-Split-Delivered Large Steady Supply Available R&K Wettlaufer Logging, Inc. 570-924-3611


Furniture & Accessories

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ANTIQUES: China Cabinet $500. Desk $150. Sewing machine $50. 570-578-0728




Turn key operation in a wonderful area. A must see! Deli & ice cream. Will train, excellent opportunity. $25,000. 570-262-1497




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LIQUOR LICENSE FOR SALE. Luzerne County. $20,000. 570-574-7363


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KENNEL large plastic with metal door 28”H,36”L,25”W $50. Child’s Mud Shark Rhino bike 12” wheels tires like new $20. Tricycleheavy duty all terrain with pneumatic tires 13’ front tire10” rear adjustable frame ages 5-7 $30. 570-574-4888 LADDER 24’ aluminum $100. 24’ fiberglass ladder werner $185. Chef dorm refrigerator 1.7 cu $75. Boxwood wood stove brand new never used firebox size 29”x15” $200. 8 burner propane grill on wheels new never used $285. Pioneer dvd 5 disc player & manual $25. 570-735-2236 MAILBOX, Step 2, heavy duty plastic, hunter green. Mounts over 4” x 4” post, includes reflective numbers. Good condition, $30. (sells new for $60). 570-814-9574 MOVIE POSTERS: authentic 13 @ $15. each. 5 drawer side to side $300. 570-280-2472 PING PONG TABLE. fits over pool table or can be fitted to stand alone, net & paddles included. $50. 570-704-6588 RIM & TIRE 18” P235/60 R18 for Hyundia Santa Fe. Both in good condition. Must See. $150. 654-3209 RIMS; Honda car rims 4 pair 15” will fit any model Accord, Civic, DelSol cars, brand new. $175. Yard sale leftovers, household items, decorations, wooden shelf, etc. asking $200 for everything, Floor lamp 5 head multicolor $20. 570-239-6011 SCOOTER brand new 2012 AX 50cc scooter type A1 handle bar tightening & front break fix never rode it, has the following: engine air-cooled single cylinder fourstroke, displacement 49.65cc 3.5hp /7000rpm, torque, 3.1n.m/6000 rpm, electric starter & more. $989. For more details call 570-735-2171 VACUUM CLEANER, upright, Sears Kenmore, uses bags. $20. Commode, bedside or sits over toilet $20.814-9845


Musical Instruments

PIANO Baldwin, just tuned, $500. delivered. 570-474-6362 PUMP ORGAN 1889 Story & Clark. Can be restored or used as great conversation piece $900. 570-817-6330


Pools & Spas

POOL: 21’ round with filter, solar cover & automatic cleaner $999. Great pool, only used 3 seasons. 570-592-7723


Auto Parts


Restaurant Equipment

DISH MACHINE Commercial EVA 2000 slide-thru, comes complete with stainless steel sink & tables, low temp rinse, works great! $995. OBO. 570-831-5728

776 Sporting Goods BASKETBALL HOOP Portable. Adjustable height. Rim slightly bent, otherwise good condition. $40. 570-881-6160 GOLF CLUBS: Callaway Hawkeye graphite golf clubs 3-sw. $250. 570-735-8520 PAINTBALL GUN, CO2 canisters, belt, cleaning kit, 3,000 paintballs. $100. 570-430-9231



LADDER/extension 32’Fiberglass with 3 cases, coiled roofing gun nails $250. for all Firm! 570-760-8527 TOOL BOXES: 2 pickup truck tool boxes 8’ long with heavy duty ladder rack $500. 570-587-4819

786 Toys & Games HAND PUPPET New $10. each. RODNEY & FRIENDS $30. each. 570-779-3841


Video Game Systems/Games


I offer the lowest prices locally. Broken Xbox 360’s, PS3’s, Wii’s, disc read errors, etc. Call Chris or visit the Video Game Store 28 S. Main St, W-B 570-814-0824

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Old Toys, model kits, Bikes, dolls, guns, Mining Items, trains & Musical Instruments, Hess. 474-9544




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1215 South St. SpaPcious 4 bedroom home with in law suite with separate entrance. Large lot, large room sizes. Split system A/C in family room. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-963 $89,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

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Why rent? Two story features newer roof, replacement windows, two bedrooms, enclosed porch, 40’ x 175’ lot with off street parking, great commuting location. $55,000. MLS#12-1238

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214 Gedding St. Cozy Cape Cod home with 2 bedrooms, 1st floor laundry, nice yard with deck. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-668 $59,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415


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901 Main St. Stately 4 bedroom home with beautiful woodwork, extra large rooms with gas heat and nice yard. MLS 12-884 $79,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

Looking for a ranch in the Back Mountain? Come and preview this remodeled two or three bedroom, one bath home. New Pergo flooring, updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, off street parking. MLS #121213 $112,000 Call Kathy Murray 570-696-6403

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529 SR 292 E For sale by owner Move-in ready. Well maintained. 3 - 4 bedrooms. 1 ¾ bath. Appliances included. 2.87 acres with mountain view. For more info & photos go to: Search homes in Tunkhannock. $275,000. Negotiable For appointment, call: 570-310-1552


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Bright & spacious raised ranch on level lot in cul-desac. Tiled foyer. Living room with fireplace. Lovely oak kitchen opens to dining area with 4 skylights & beamed ceiling. French doors to deck. Large family room plus craft room. Huge garage w/plenty of space for workshop. MLS#12-606 $179,000 Call Mary Ann Desiderio 570-715-7733 Smith Hourigan Group Mountain Top


NEWBERRY ESTATE ORCHARD EAST Two bedroom condo, 2nd floor. Living/dining room combination. 1,200 square feet of easy living. Two balconies, one car garage nearby. Security system, cedar closet, use of in ground pool. $109,000 MLS#11-4031 Call Joe Moore 570-288-1401

PRICE REDUCED! Comfortable, affordable 3 bedroom ranch on just over an acre. 2 fireplaces. One in living room and one in backyard pavilion. 1st floor laundry and built in one car garage. $82,000 MLS #12-1101 Call Mary Ann Desiderio 570-715-7733 Smith Hourigan Group MountainTop

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3 bedroom ranch. Remodeled kitchen. Added family room. Master bedroom with 1/2 bath. Beautiful oak floor. 3 season room. Deck & shed. Garage. 114476. 100x150 lot. $154,900. Call Besecker Realty 570-675-3611 DALLAS


Four bedroom Colonial with hardwood floors in formal dining and living room. Modern eat in kitchen, finished basement with 24” x 30” recreation room. Deck, hot tub and ceiling fans. MLS#11-4504 $229,900 Call Joe Moore 570-288-1401

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Two story with four bedrooms, remodeled oak kitchen with pantry, first floor laundry, off street parking, newer roof & windows. MLS #11-5344

125 McAlpine St Ideal starter is this appealing two bedroom 2 story with large lot and 1.5 car garage. Plenty of off street parking, in solid neighborhood. MLS 11-4313 PRICE REDUCED $79,000 Call Arlene Warunek 570-650-4169

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621 Donnelly St. Great starter home, already furnished, newer roof and vinyl windows. Move right into this 2 bedroom, 1/2 double home. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc. com MLS 12-1042 $29,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716

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Private & beautiful lovely brick chalet on 11.85 acres. Custom brick work, tongue & groove interior & oversized 3 car garage. Features whirlpool tub, heated sunroom, kitchen island & hickory cabinets, laundry room. Basement is plumbed & ready to finish. MLS# 12-817 $315,000 Call Ken Williams Five Mountain Realty 570-542-8800


$159,900 Good visibility commercial location. Room for up to 3 businesses! Also has 2 apartments., off-street parking for 8 w/ possibility. of much more in rear. Great for Beauty/Nail Salon, Fitness Studio, Shop, and Garage type businesses. Call CHRISTINE KUTZ for more information. 570-332-8832


140 Bear Creek Boulevard Beautiful family home on over 1/2 acre with 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and finished lower level. For more info and photos visit: www. MLS 12-918 $159,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200


1107 Spring Street Superb two story with 3 bedrooms & 1 ½ baths. Hardwood floors, gas heat, vinyl siding, large yard with garage. Call Jim for details. Offered at $169,500 Towne & Country Real Estate Co. 570-735-8932 or 570-542-5708 Say it HERE in the Classifieds! 570-829-7130






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38 Huckleberry Ln Blueberry Hills 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, family room with fireplace, 2 car garage, large yard. Master bath with separate jetted tub, kitchen with stainless steel appliances and island, lighted deck. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 11-3071 $309,860 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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$214,900 Motivated Seller. Very spacious home with great floor plan features hardwood floors & pocket doors on main level. 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, rear screened patio, attached garage, as well as a 2-car detached garage, all located on a 1 acre country size lot with beautiful views. Please Call Deb Roccograndi at 570-696-6671 MLS#12-691.

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97 Chittenden St. Flood damaged home with new furnace, electric box, water heater, outlets and switches. 1st floor gutted but already insulated and ready for sheetrock. 2nd floor has 4 bedrooms and bath with double sinks. Large yard. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-1225 $69,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

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263 Lawrence St Pride of ownership shows in this nicely updated & well maintained home with possible in-law suite/apartment. Enjoy off street parking, spacious yard & large deck with beautiful views of the valley. 1st floor has large separate eat-in kitchen, living room, bedroom & bath. 2nd floor has large eatin kitchen, living/dining combo, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath & 2nd floor laundry. Many possibilities to fit your needs! Must see! MLS#11-4434 Reduced to $88,900 Call Christina @ (570) 714-9235


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274 Hillside Ave. PRICED TO SELL. THIS HOME IS A MUST SEE. Great starter home in move in condition. Newer 1/2 bath off kitchen & replacement windows installed. MLS11-560. $52,000 Roger Nenni EXT. 32 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 EXETER

530 Cherry Drive Spacious 2 bedroom townhome with hardwood floor, gas heat, central air, end unit with one garage. All appliances, move in condition. For more info and photos visit: www. MLS 12-712 $169,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716

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Fully rented 5 unit apt building, new siding, new roof and nice updates inside, off street parking & near the college. Call or text Donna 570-947-3824 or Tony 570-855-2424 for more information or to schedule your showing. $117,000

2 Betsy Ross Drive Warmly inviting 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath Tudor. Striking highlights in this beautiful home include custom blinds, manicured lawn, deck, patio and 3-season porch. Entertain in the finished walkout basement with wet bar or relax by the pool! Outstanding quality! Call Pat Guesto 570-793-4055 CENTURY 21 SIGNATURE PROPERTIES 570-675-5100

Multi-family. large 3 unit building, beautifully updated apartments. Two 3 bedroom apartments & one efficiency apartment. Great location also offers street parking. This is a must see. $139,900. MLS 114389. Call/text for Details Donna Cain 570-947-3824


2 Zack Street 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath bi-level hardwood floors on upper & lower level. 65’x100’ lot. New Corian kitchen including new appliances, central air, gas heat, 3 bedrooms, living room & dining room, new carpeting, heated 1 car garage. 2 large sheds, 16’x32’ in ground pool. Covered upper deck & lower covered patio. Walking distance to schools. On bus route. Much More! $179,000 Kwiatkowski Real Estate 570-825-7988 HANOVER


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577 Nanticoke St. Well maintained 3 bedroom, 2 story home in quiet neighborhood. This home features an enclosed patio with hot tub, enclosed front porch, walk up floored attic with electric. 2 coal stoves and much more. All measurements approximate. MLS 10-4645. $80,900 Debbie McGuire 570-332-4413 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-287-0770

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Modern 2 story home on 1+ acre. Duplex. Excellent starter home, retirement home, or investment property public sewer,deep well. asking $109,900 570-287-5775 or 570-332-1048

Nice size 4 bedroom home with some hardwood floors, large eat in kitchen with breakfast bar. 2 car garage & partially fenced yard. Close to everything! $89,000 Call Christine Kutz 570-332-8832



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362 Susquehanna Ave Completely remodeled, spectacular, 2 story Victorian home, with 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, new rear deck, full front porch, tiled baths and kitchen, granite countertops, all Cherry hardwood floors throughout, all new stainless steel appliances and lighting, new oil furnace, washer dryer in first floor bath. Great neighborhood, nice yard. $174,900 (30 year loan, $8,750 down, $887/month, 30 years @ 4.5%) 100% OWNER FINANCING AVAILABLE Call Bob at 570-654-1490


3 bedrooms, 2 baths, finished basement, screened patio, new paint & carpet. Move in condition. $139,900. Call 570-301-9590

78 Luzerne St. Not a drive-by. Move right into this sparkling clean, bright and cheery 1/2 double. All new floor coverings and freshly painted interior. 2 zone gas hot water baseboard heat. W/d hookups in basement which has a concrete floor. All measurements are approximate. MLS 12-1129 $45,000 Call Michelle T. Boice 570-639-5393 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770


ATTENTION CAR BUFFS! 4-car garage and house. Garage has updated roof, house has beautiful woodwork, spacious room sizes, 3 bedrooms, possible 4th on third floor. Windows are leaded and stained glass. Pay your mortgage with garage rental or store your collectibles. #11-4133 $75,000 Maribeth Jones 696-6565 Prudential: 696-2600


105 Circle Drive

Well maintained Bi-Level on nicely landscaped corner lot. Finished lower level with gas fireplace & sliding doors to private patio. Totally fenced yard, 1 car garage. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. $127,900 MLS# 11-1271 Call Cathy (570) 696-5422

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Nice country home with almost a full acre of land. 1 mile from Harveys Lake. Home offers some new windows, new copper piping and updated electric circuits. Come relax in the nice screen porch. MLS 12-476 $148,000 Call Tony 570-855-2424


Archaic 2 floor, 5.5 room homestead, new washer, dryer, sump pump, roof 3.5 years old. Lot over 4,000 sq. ft. 50 East Stanton St. $50,000. Call 9am7pm 570-239-5672 or 570-822-1940



Hanover Twp. Discover the values in this welcoming 3 bedroom home. Some of the delights of this very special home are hardwood floors, deck, fully fenced yard & screened porch. A captivating charmer that handles all your needs! $97,500 MLS 11-3625 Michael Slacktish 570-760-4961




2032 ROUTE 92 Great Ranch home surrounded by nature with view of the river and extra lot on the river. Large living room and kitchen remodeled and ready to move in. Full unfinished basement, off street parking. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-79 $78,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415


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146-148 Regal St.. Š Newer kitchens Š Large baths Š Tenant occupied Š 3 bedroom each side. Call for appointment $74,900 MLS# 10-4598 Call Vieve Zaroda (570) 474-6307 Ext. 2772

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LIBERTY HILLS Constitution Avenue 5 year old, 8 room, 2 story, 4 bedroom 3 bath, vinyl sided home with large lot. Deck, patio, security system, hardwood floors & sooooo much more! MLS# 11-2429 $289,900 Call Florence 570-715-7737

Charming home in very good condition. Nice woodworking, replacement windows, new vaulted ceiling bedroom overlooking amazing view of the river. Vinyl siding, one car garage, private setting on a dead end street, but not flood zone. $95,000 MLS 12-990 Call Nancy Answini, Gilroy Real Estate 570-288-1444 HARVEY’S LAKE

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HANOVER TWP. 128 JEAN ST. Nice bi-level home on quiet street. Updated exterior. Large family room, extra deep lot. 2 car garage, enclosed rear porch and covered patio. For more information and photos visit: www. m MLS 11-2850 $179,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

189 Rock St. Spacious home with 4 bedrooms and large rooms. Nice old woodwork, staircase, etc. Extra lot for parking off Kenley St. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 11-3404 $89,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

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5 Raymond Drive Practically new 8 year old Bi-level with 4 bedrooms, 1 and 3/4 baths, garage, fenced yard, private dead end street. For more info and photos visit: www. MLS 11-3422 $175,000 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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 & more. 11-823


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2 W. Sunrise Drive PRICED TO SELL! This 4 bedroom has 2 car garage with extra driveway, central air, veranda over garage, recreation room with fireplace and wet bar. Sunroom For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-296 $199,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716

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297 Susquehannock Drive Traditional 4 bedroom home with 2.5 baths, 2 car garage, private yard with above ground pool. Large deck with retractable awning. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-945 $254,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415


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Beautiful well kept home in the heart of Kingston. Walk into your new beautiful foyer,leading into the charming living room with fireplace. Beautiful wood floors throughout,2 bonus finished rooms on the 3rd fl.Plenty of closets and ample storage throughout. Basement is finished and the yard fenced. MLS 12-249 $109,000 Call / text Donna Cain 570-947-3824




4 Widener Drive A must see home! You absolutely must see the interior of this home. Start by looking at the photos on line. Fantastic kitchen with hickory cabinets, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and tile floor. Fabulous master bathroom with champagne tub and glass shower, walk in closet. 4 car garage, upper garage is partially finished. The list goes on and on. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-210 $389,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

A must see. Steel & concrete construction put together this exceptional 4 bedroom 5 bath home. Great location & fenced yard, property features maple hardwood floors, tile baths, cherry kitchen cabinets, unique bronze staircase, & much more. MLS#12-531 $319,900 Call Julio 570-239-6408 or Rhea 570-696-6677



Highland Hills 8 Patrick Road Magnificent custom built tudor home with quality throughout. Spacious 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 2 story living room with fireplace and library loft. Dining room, family room and 3 season sunroom which overlooks professionally landscaped grounds with gazebo and tennis/basketball court. Lower level includes recreation room, exercise room and 3/4 bath. Enjoy this serene acre in a beautiful setting in Highland Hills Development. Too many amenities to mention. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-723 $399,900 Call Terry 570-885-3041 Angie 570-885-4896


241 Pringle Street 4 Bedroom 1 3/4 baths with a modern kitchen, generous room sizes and ample closet space located in Kingston. Natural woodwork throughout. Finished attic could make a possible 5th bedroom. MLS 12-211 $59,900 Call Darren Snyder Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468 KINGSTON


1626 Halowich Rd. Country living at its finest! This 3 bedroom, 2 and 3/4 bath home features a spacious floor plan. Great room features a fireplace enclosed in PA Cultured Blue Stone w/waterfall on side. Red oak flooring and beams & a panoramic view of the mountainside. Kitchen has granite countertops and hickory cabinets, Satillio terra cotta flooring and sky windows. Much more. MLS 12-471 $270,000 Call Jay Crossin Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770


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HANOVER TWP 1 Grandview Ave 95 Pulaski St. Large home on nice sized lot. Newer windows, walk up attic. 3 bedrooms, nice room sizes, walk out basement. Great price you could move right in. For more info and photos visit: www. MLS 11-4554 $39,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200



HANOVER TWP. Great multi-family home. Fully rented double block offers large updated rooms, 3 bedrooms each side. Nice location. MLS 114390 $129,900 Call/text for Details. Donna Cain 570-947-3824

4 Orchard St. 3 bedroom starter home with 1 bath on quiet street. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-254 $69,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716

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76 N. Dawes Ave. Use your income tax rebate for a downpayment on this great home with modern kitchen with granite counters, 2 large bedrooms, attached garage, full basement could be finished, sun porch overlooks great semi private yard. A great house in a great location! Come see it! . For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-41 $115,000 Call Colleen 570-237-0415


573 Carverton Rd Privacy & serenity! This 40 acre estate features living room with fireplace & hardwood floor; family room with vaulted ceiling & fireplace; 1st floor master bedroom & bath with jetted tub & stall shower; panelled den; dining room with stone floor & skylight; 3 additional bedrooms & 2 baths. Central Air, 3 outbuildings.

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Condo with architect designed interior on three floors. Large well equipped kitchen with breakfast room, den with fireplace with brick and granite hearth. Open floor plan in living room/dining room. Attached 2 car garage, walkout basement with family room, den & bath, could be 4th bedroom. Pets accepted, must be approved by Meadows Association. Gas heat, abundant closet space. $269,000 MLS-12-1203 Call Joe Moore 570-288-1401

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, MAY 6 1:30pm - 3pm 162 Dawes Ave Great Location, Huge rooms, Amazing kitchen with granite countertops, relax in the sunroom or the partial finished lower level, Hardwood under carpets, off street parking, plus a 1 year home warranty. Call or text Donna 570-947-3824 or Tony 570-855-2424 for more information or to schedule your showing. $169,999

210 Beechwood Dr Rare brick & vinyl tri-level featuring 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, family room with fireplace, rear patio, sprinkler system, alarm system & central air. MLS#11-2819 $199,000 CALL DONNA 570-613-9080


REDUCED 10 E. Second St. Property in nice neighborhood. Includes 4 room apartment over garage. MLS 12-253 $65,000 Charles J. Prohaska EXT 35 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-287-0770 MESHOPPEN Novak Road

Lovely, nearly completed, renovated Victorian farmhouse sits high on 7.81 acres featuring panoramic pastoral views, high ceilings, original woodwork, gutted, rewired, insulated & sheetrocked, newer roof, vinyl siding, kitchen and baths. Gas rights negotiable. Lots of potential with TLC. Elk Lake $119,900 MLS# 11-525. Call 570-696-2468

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NEW LISTING! Convenient Laflin location just minutes from I-81, Rt. 315 & PA Turnpike. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room open to the modern kitchen, dining room and first floor with beautiful hardwood floors. H a n d i c a p p e d accessible with oversized doors and hallways. New carpet & extra basement ceiling height make this a great family home. Landscaped yard with Koi pond & custom deck that sits in a quiet, private location on a dead-end street. Move-in ready! mls 12-1197 $199,900 Chris Jones 696-6558

Nestled on just under an acre just minutes from 81S this colonial offers 2194 sq. ft. of living area plus a finished basement. Enjoy your summer evenings on the wrap around porch or take a quick dip in the above ground pool with tier deck. The covered pavilion is ideal for picnics or gatherings And when the winter winds blow cuddle in front of the gas fireplace and enjoy a quiet night. MLS 11-2260 Priced to Sell, $179,900 Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769

215 Patriot Circle Townhouse. Very good condition. 3 bedroom, 1 ½ bath, living room with gas fireplace and hardwood floors. Kitchen offers new stainless steel appliances, tile floor, laundry area, dining room with built in corner cabinets. MLS 12-238 $119,500 James Banos Realtor Associate COLDWELL BANKER RUNDLE REAL ESTATE 570-991-1883

NEW LISTING! Woodhaven Estates You can just settle right into this impeccably maintained home located in the Crestwood School District. This 3-bedroom home offers numerous features you will be sure to love; covered rear deck, lower deck leading to the pool, ductless air, zoned heating system, detached heated 2 stall garage in addition to the built in garage. Lake access to enjoy a row boat ride or perhaps some fishing! Major intestates just minutes away. Take a look! MLS#12-872 $224,900 Jill Jones 696-6550



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Charming & unique remodeled home with 5 bedrooms and spectacular views of Carey Ave Bridge and the river. New kitchen, roof and deck. Three bedrooms on first floor and two baths, 2 bedrooms on second floor. Three season porch, first floor laundry and office/den area. Must see. Out of flood zone. $119,000 Call Nancy Answini Gilroy Real Estate 570-288-1444 LARKSVILLE

PRICE REDUCED! The price has now come down for your 4th of July view of the fireworks…and of course you can live in the house too…Architecturally built split level with beamed ceilings, living room with view, wood-burning fireplace and hardwood floors, dining room with view and hardwood floors, galley oak kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, family room, hobby room and green house. Twocar detached garage, one ace lot with raised gardens, grape vines, perennials, fruit trees, fenced! gardener’s paradise or we can provide the gardener at your expense…. 11-1079 $199,000 Maribeth Jones 696-6565 Prudential: 696-2600

803 Aspen Drive Brand new carpet in lower level family room! Hardwood on 1st floor dining room, living room, bedrooms & hall! Large rear deck. Master bedroom opens to deck! Private rear yard! Basement door opens to garage. MLS #11-2282 NEW PRICE $174,900 Jim Graham at 570-715-9323


Cheerful, bright, surprisingly roomy ranch in a great neighborhood. Hardwood floors, brick fireplace with gas insert. 1st floor laundry, porch, patio, & workshop in basement. Many updates. Huge floored attic with walk in cedar closet. $164,900 MLS#12-899 Call Mary Ann Desiderio 570-715-7733 Smith Hourigan Group Mountain Top

9 Anne Street Modern bi-level, 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, tile kitchen and bath floor. New appliances, new gas hot water furnace and architectural roof. Family room, 3-season room and deck. 2 car garage, large yard. Move-in condition. Convenient location. Reduced to $199,900 OBO 570-823-4282 or 570-823-7540


Move right into this beautiful 4 bedroom home in desirable Rockledge development. Many upgrades & features including modern kitchen with granite countertops, 22x20 great room, 2 fireplaces, new paint, carpet, gorgeous 2 tier deck & much more. $245,000. For more information or to schedule a viewing please Call 570-242-5381 MOUNTAIN TOP


Greystone Manor. Ten year old home with attached apartment. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Kitchen, living room, dining room & den. Apartment has 1 bedroom, bath, living room, dining room, private entrance. 3 car garage, front porch, large decks. Total 2,840 square feet. On cul-de-sac. Call BOB RUNDLE for appointment.


130 CHURCH ROAD The feel of a true colonial home with double entry doors off the foyer into the living room and dining room. Spacious kitchen breakfast area, family room leading to a fenced rear yard. 3-season room with cathedral ceiling. Hardwood floors, fireplace, recently remodeled 2.5 bath and 2-car garage. Located on 3.77 acres, all the privacy of country living yet conveniently located. MLS#12-165 $183,900 Jill Jones 696-6550 Prudential: 696-2600


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12 Windy Drive New construction in the exclusive Slocum Estates. Stucco exterior. All the finest appointments: office or 5th bedroom, hardwood floors, crown moldings, 9' ceilings 1st & 2nd floor. Buy now select cabinetry & flooring. MLS #11-1987 $525,000 Call Geri 570-696-0888

Featured on WNEP’s Home & Backyard. Move right into this 3 bedroom, 2 bath immaculate home with custom maple eat in kitchen, stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, Jacuzzi tub, 2 fireplaces, abundance of storage leading outside to a private sanctuary with deck/pergola & Koi pond. Off street parking. MUST SEE. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-733 $189,900 Call Keri 570-885-5082

New Listing. Opportunity knocking. Stately 2 story, river front home located on Susquehanna Ave. New heat, new electrical, 1st floor studded, 2nd floor good condition. $149,900 Call Donna Mantione 570-613-9080

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NEW LISTING Nice double block, not in the flood area! 3 vehicle detached garage, off-street parking for 4 vehicles, front & rear porches, patio, fenced yard, nice & private. Home also has central air, #410 is updated & in very good condition, modern kitchen & bath. Kitchen has oak cabinets, stainless steel refrigerator, center aisle, half bath on 1st floor & 4th bedroom on 3rd floor. Both sides have hardwood floors on 2nd floor. MLS#12-737 $175,000 Louise Laine 283-9100 x20

44 Hillard St. Lovely 3 bedroom in move in condition. Beautiful hardwood floors throughout, crown molding and lots of character and charm. Large closets and lots of storage space. New vinyl fence around back yard. New front porch. One stall garage has a new roof and is accessed via alley behind property. Water heater is new. MLS 12-510 $74,000 Shelby Watchilla 570-762-6969 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

3 bedroom, 1 bath. Nice opportunity for a starter home or investment property. Needs work, but columns, moldings, and leaded glass windows are intact. $42,000 CALL CHRISTINE KUTZ 570-332-8832

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Five bedroom Contemporary has a vaulted ceiling in living room with fireplace. Hardwood floors in dining & living rooms. 1st floor master bedroom with walk in closet. Lower level family room. Deck, garage, separate laundry. $257,500 MLS#12-170 Call Joe Moore 570-288-1401

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Price Reduced! 168 Elizabeth Street Sturdy ranch in Oregon Section. 3/4 bedrooms, 2 baths. Price $89,000. Call Stephen 570-814-4183



Totally Remodeled 3 Bedroom home on large lot on a wellkept street in movein condition! Home Includes 1 1/2 Modern Baths w/ stone countertops, tile floors, spacious kitchen with all new appliances & plenty of countertop space! New carpet throughout! MLS 11-3473 $57,900 Call Darren Snyder Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468 NANTICOKE

Nuangola LAKEFRONT. Intriguing older home with hardwood floors, natural woodwork, newer roof (2005) & mostly newer windows. Private 3/4 acre setting. Beautiful lake frontage. $235,000 MLS #12-887 Call Mary Ann Desiderio 570-851-2999

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168 Mill St. Large 3 bedroom home with 2 full baths. 7 rooms on nice lot with above ground pool. 1 car garage. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 11-3894 $79,000 Tom Salvaggio 570-262-7716

10 Norman St. Brick 2 story home with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, large family room with fireplace. Lower level rec room, large driveway for plenty of parking. Just off the by-pass with easy access to all major highways. For more info and photos visit: www. MLS 11-2887 $159,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415


38 Frothingham St. Four square home with loads of potential and needs updating but is priced to reflect its condition. Nice neighborhood. Check it out. For more info and photos visit: www. MLS 11-3403 $54,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200


418 Front St. Check out this large 4 bedroom, 1.5 bath home with a formal dining room, living room and family room. This home is located across the street from a beautiful park and recreation area. Great for people who like the outdoors and have kids. MLS 12-1466 $50,000 Call John Polifka 570-704-6846 FIVE MOUNTAINS REALTY 570-542-2141 NANTICOKE

PITTSTON REDUCED 175 Oak Street OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, 4/29 1PM3PM New furnace, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 1st floor laundry room, 3 season porch, fenced yard and off street parking. MLS#12-721 $84,900 Call Patti 570-328-1752 Liberty Realty & Appraisal Services LLC


Adorable home with charm & character. 4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, family room with gas fireplace. 3 season room, fenced in yard with rear deck & shed. $119,000 MLS#12-498 Michael Nocera 570-357-4300

PITTSTON REDUCED Johnson St. Great home, move in ready, with 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, large yard with lots of outdoor living space. Hardwood floors, gas fireplace, modern eat in kitchen. New gas furnace, roof and windows. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-328 $139,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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238 S. Main St. Ten room home with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage, great driveway, central air, large yard. A must see home! For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-477 $129,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716

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31 Tedrick St. Very nice 3 bedroom with 1 bath. This house was loved and you can tell. Come see for yourself, super clean home with nice curb appeal. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 11-3544 Reduced to $76,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

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95 William St. 1/2 double home with more square footage than most single family homes. 4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, ultra modern kitchen and remodeled baths. Super clean. For more information and photos visit www.atlas realtyinc. com MLS 11-2120 $54,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

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137 Hollywood Ave. Beautiful 2 bedroom Townhouse in the River Ridge neighborhood. Modern kitchen/dining area with tile flooring, laundry area on main floor. Living room with gas fireplace and French doors leading to back deck. MLS 12-1109 $164,900 Jay A. Crossin Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770


1610 Westminster Road. DRASTIC PRICE REDUCTION Paradise found! Your own personal retreat, small pond in front of yard, private setting only minutes from everything. Log cabin chalet with 3 bedrooms, loft, stone fireplace, hardwood floors. Detached garage with bonus room. Lots to see. Watch the snow fall in your own “cabin in the woods.” For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 11-319 $279,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

20 NITTANY LANE Vinyl sided 3 level townhouse with central air & vacuum, 4 baths, 3 bedrooms, 2 car garage. Deck & patio. A Must See! $189,900 century21shgroup. com MLS 12-927 Call Florence 570-715-7737

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OAKWOOD PARK Lovely 3 bedroom town home with great access to major highway & business districts. Entertain in the finished basement. MLS 11-4571 $104,999 Call Pat Guesto 570-793-4055 CENTURY 21 SIGNATURE PROPERTIES 570-675-5100 PLYMOUTH

Fixer upper on a deep large lot, close to everything. Home offers off street parking, 4 bedrooms, laundry room and 1 full bath. Brand new furnace installed last year. Great investment opportunity here don't pass it by this house has lots of potential. Seller says bring all offers. MLS 12-367 $30,000 Contact Tony, 570-855-2424 for more information or to schedule your showing.


Roomy 2 bedroom single with eat-in kitchen, tile bath, gas heat & 2 car detached garage. Priced to sell at $33,000 MLS 11-2653 Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769

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Beautiful setting in a fabulous location. Well maintained 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home sits on a full beautiful acre of land. 3 car garage with a breezeway, first fl master bedroom suite and a great porch to sit and relax on all while enjoying your new serene surroundings. MLS 12-392 $225,000 Call Tony 570-855-2424


Enjoy easy summer living in this adorable 2 bedroom cottage with lake rights located on North Lake. Motivated Seller. $68,900 Shari Philmeck ERA Brady Associates 570-836-3848

1061 Fairway Lane Low maintenance, single story ranch home located in a private golf course community in the Poconos for weekend or year round enjoyment. Modern kit with breakfast bar, formal living room and dinning room. Family room with gas Fireplace. Walk-up master bedroom with bonus room ideal for an office. New front and rear decks in a private setting within 30 minutes to W-B or Scranton. MLS 12-453 $105,000 Call Darren Snyder Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468 TRUCKSVILLE

NEW LISTING! Dallas School District. Park like setting with stream on this .8 acre lot and house. Large room sizes, first and lower level family rooms, three bedrooms, first floor laundry, updated roof, new deck, above-ground pool. 1-car detached garage, Bar in lower level with exercise room. MLS# 12-1263 $137,500 Maribeth Jones 696-6565 Prudential: 696-2600


Spacious 1791 sq. ft. 1/2 double with wrap around porch, shed & garage. Semi modern kitchen & bath. 3 bedrooms with gas heat and plenty of storage. $24,900. Possible rent to own Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769


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Fire damaged home. Sold as is. 60’ x 235’ lot. Public sewer, water & gas. $34,500 negotiable Call 570-675-0446, evenings.



63 Clarks Lane 3 story Townhome with 2 bedrooms, 3 baths, plenty of storage with 2 car built in garage. Modern kitchen and baths, large room sizes and deck. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 11-4567 $144,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

Well maintained raised ranch in Midway Manor. Good size level yard with shed. Large sunroom / laundry addition. Lower level family room with wood stove. $155,000 Call Christine Kutz 570-332-8832



5 West Bergh St. FOR SALE BY OWNER MUST SEE! 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 6 car garage, eat-in kitchen, dining room, large living room, utility room, gas fireplace, oil/steam heat, finished basement, fully fenced, screened deck. See for photos & more information. $144,900. 570-606-6850


1195 Sutton Road Attractive, wellmaintained saltbox on 2 private acres boasts fireplaces in living room, family room & master bedroom. Formal dining room. Large Florida room with skylights & wet bar. Oak kitchen opens to family room. 4 bedrooms & 3 1/2 baths. Finished lower level. Carriage barn PRICE REDUCED $425,000 MLS# 10-3394 Call Joe Moore 570-288-1401

4 Oliver Road Located in the back part of Oliver Road in a very private part of North Lake in Sweet Valley. Yearning to be restored, lake front cape cod in a very tranquil setting was formerly used as a summer home. MLS 11-2113 $93,500 Jay Crossin CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 ext. 23 SWOYERSVILLE

Well maintained 3 bedroom, 2 bath double wide in nice neighborhood. Many updates. Landscaped & fenced yard with pool, large deck & koi pond! $89,900. Call Christine Kutz 570-332-8832



TILBURY TERRACE Tilbury Avenue Superb 3 bedroom single. Hardwood floors, fireplace, garage. Well maintained. Great Neighborhood. Affordable at $209,500. Towne & Country Real Estate Co. 570-735-8932 570-542-5708


225-227 Boston Ave Double block. Wyoming Area schools. Out of flood zone. 1 side rented to long term tenant at $525 /month. Other side remodeled - move in or rent at $650/month. 3 bedrooms each side, gas furnaces, sunrooms, large yard. $149,000. Call 570-357-0042


Great Investment. Quiet street close to everything. Nice size rooms. Both sides currently rented. Off street parking in back with a 1 car garage. $89,900. MLS 114207. Call Donna for more information or to schedule a showing. 570-947-3824

46 Bradford St. Pride of ownership everywhere. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, large yard, off street parking. Ready to go! MLS 12-1508 $69,900 Kevin Sobilo 570-817-0706



A bargain at $68,900 A f f o r d a b l e , Updated & Move in Ready 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath home - entry foyer with closet, large fully applianced eat-in kitchen with Corian countertops & tile floor, 1st floor laundry complete with washer & dryer; hardwood floors in some rooms, under carpet in others, large bedroom closets, quiet dead end street. MLS #12-361 Call Pat today @

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Come invest your time for a great return. Fixer Upper in a nice location, nice neighborhood out of the flood zone. Offers 4 bedrooms and a beautiful large lot. Don’t miss out Call for your showing today. MLS 12-432 $29,900 Call / text Donna Cain 570-947-3824

62 Schuler St 3 bedroom 1 3/4 baths with hardwood floors throughout. Updated kitchen and baths. All natural woodwork. Large yard on double lot with Off street parking. MLS 12-135 $64,900 Call Darren Snyder Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468

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438 Tripp St

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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 (30 year loan @ 4.5% with 5% down; $7,750 down, $785/month) 100% OWNER FINANCING AVAILABLE Call Bob at 570-654-1490

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216 Franklin St Elegant tudor with 4800 sq ft in Downtown Wilkes-Barre's Historic District. The 1st floor office has 1860 sq ft with central air and 2 restrooms. The residence upstairs includes 5 bedrooms, 2 baths, custom kitchen with an island & sunny breakfast room, formal dinning room. The formal living room has a tray ceiling, picture windows and wet bar. Also, a cozy den. Private drive, Off street parking for 5 cars. MLS 12-1525 $325,000 Call Darren Snyder Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468


68-70 W. South St. 5 Unit property for sale on the campus of Wilkes University with a Cap Rate of 8.67%. Annual Net Operating Income of $34,238. 100% occupancy over the last 5 years. 12-1522 $395,000 Call Darren Snyder Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468 WILKES-BARRE

77 Schuler St. Newly renovated with new windows, door flooring, etc. “Goose Island” gem. Large home with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, screened in porch overlooking fenced in yard, driveway, laminate floors throughout. Fresh paint, move in condition. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-845 $99,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415


53 Noyes Ave. Single family, 3 bedroom, 1 bath home situated on a double lot with finished family room in basement./ MLS 12-641 $119,900 Jay A. Crossin Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

Historic Tunkhannock Borough. Affordable 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath family home with detached garage. All appliances and many furnishings included. $166,800. Shari Philmeck ERA Brady Associates 570-836-3848



“New Listing”! 3 bedrooms, 1 bath home on double lot. One car garage, two 3 season porches, security system & attic just insulated. $90,000. Call Christine Kutz 570-332-8832

71 George Ave. Nice house with lots of potential. Priced right. Great for handy young couple. Close to just about everything. Out of flood zone. MLS 12-195 $76,000 Call Roger Nenni EXT 32 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

REDUCED 550 Johnson St. Nicely landscaped corner lot surrounds this brick front Colonial in desirable neighborhood. This home features a spacious eat in kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths including Master bedroom with master bath. 1st floor laundry and finished lower level. Enjoy entertaining under the covered patio with hot tub, rear deck for BBQ’s and an above ground pool. Economical gas heat only $1224 per yr. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-157 $249,900 Call Michele Reap 570-905-2336

260 Brown Street Move right into this 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath in very good condition with modern kitchen and bathrooms and a 3 season sunroom off of the kitchen. MLS 11-4244 $64,900 Call Darren Snyder Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468 WILKES-BARRE

38 E. Thomas St. Former St. Francis Church. Sale includes Church, Rectory and 2 paved lots. $130,000 MLS# 12-877 Jeff Cook Realty World Bank Capital 570-235-1183

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Beautifully maintained double block on large landscaped lot. Newer roof and windows, hardwood under carpet, ceiling fans, plaster walls and ample off street parking. Live in one side and let rent from other side help pay your mortgage. Must see! $108,000 Call CHRISTINE KUTZ for details 570-332-8832

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AVOCA Heights Section Well maintained 2 story home, family owned for 60+ years. Move in condition. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, living room, dining room with washer & dryer hook-up. gas heat, recently replaced windows, front and back porches, fenced in yard, close to elementary & high school. $51,900 Call 570-823-2726 Leave message if no answer.

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Just on the market this 2 story offers a modern kitchen, formal dining room, 1st floor laundry plus 2/3 bedrooms On 2nd floor. Affordably priced at $ 27,900 MLS 12-50 Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769


Lot 39 Mayock St. 9' ceilings throughout 1st floor, granite countertops in kitchen. Very bright. 1st floor master bedroom & bath. Not yet assessed. End unit. Modular construction. MLS #10-3180 $179,500 Jim Graham at 570-715-9323

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Lovely home with many upgrades, new roof, windows, flooring & plumbing. Pool & fenced yard. Home features gas hot water heat. Modern kitchen, Living, dining and family rooms. large foyer, Master Bedroom with walk-in-closet. 2 car detached garage with private driveway. MLS#12-467 $100,000 Call Lynda Rowinski

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Nice 3 bedroom, 1 bath home, with 3 season porch and detached 1 car garage. Good starter home in well established neighborhood. Family owned for many years. $65,000 CALL CHRISTINE KUTZ 570-332-8832


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NEW LISTING All brick ranch. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Large lower level family room. 2 car garage. Fenced yard. Gas heat and central a/c. Great South Wilkes-Barre location. 12-1045 $125,000 BESECKER REALTY 570-675-3611

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Terrific family home with lots to offer. Large kitchen/dining area. Family room, rec room, enclosed porch with knotty pine & hot tub. Separate screened porch. All appliances stay. Lovely yard with many perennial plantings, a covered patio & 2 sheds. $117,900 MLS # 11-4234 Cal570-715-7733 Mary Ann Desiderio 570-715-7733 Smith Hourigan Group Mountain Top



Nice home located on a quiet street. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath well kept & ready for new owner. MLS 12-73. $55,000. Call/text for Details. Donna Cain 570-947-3824


Come take a look at this value. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. Sit back & relax on the rear deck of your new home. MLS 1275. $42,500. Call/ text for Details. Donna Cain 570-947-3824


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115 Noble Lane 3 bedroom, 2 bath end unit townhome with finished lower level. Natural gas fireplace, 3 tiered deck, newer roof, cul de sac. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-1006 $59,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716

Nicely remodeled fully rented Duplex, near schools, hospital, parks & bus route. Separate utilities and off street parking. MLS 12599 $96,500. CLASSIC PROPERTIES 570-793-9449 Call Steve Shemo 570-718-4959

60 Kulp St. 3-4 bedroom, 2 story home with well kept hardwood floors throughout. Private driveway with parking for 2 cards and nearly all replacement windows. MLS 11-2897 $59,900 Jay A. Crossin Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

Well maintained 2 story home with a finished lower level and a gas fireplace. New carpets and a walk-up attic, great for storage. $65,000 MLS# 11-4529 Call Michael Nocera


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Easily converts to single home. New roof, electric, windows & 2 car garage. Remodeled. 66 x 100 feet, fenced lot, $120,000. 570-693-2408

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. For more informtion and photos visit wwww.atlas MLS 10-4740 $149,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

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25 St. Mary’s St. 3,443 sq. ft. masonry commercial building with warehouse/office and 2 apartments with separate 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


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1255 Laurel Run Rd. Bear Creek Twp., large commercial garage/warehouse on 1.214 acres with additional 2 acre parcel. 2 water wells. 2 newer underground fuel tanks. May require zoning approval. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-208 $179,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

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Restaurant/Bar for sale. 8,525sf. Turnkey with seating for 125, bar area seats 24, includes all equipment, fixtures, two walk-in coolers, furnishings, kitchen equipment, & liquor license. Two apartments with long term tenants, gas heat, handicap accessible, high traffic area. MLS#11-4332 $499,000 Maribeth Jones 570-696-6565


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388 Schuyler Ave. Well cared for Duplex in great location. 1st floor has ne bathroom and large kitchen, 2nd floor has all new carpeting and long term tenant. Large lot and off street parking for 2 cars. Separate furnaces and electricity, Make an offer! MLS 12-1125 $119,000 Call Shelby Watchilla 570-762-6969 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770


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155 E Walnut St. Good investment property knocking on your door. Don't miss out, come and see for yourself. Also included in the sale of the property is the lot behind the home. Lot size is 25X75, known as 147 Cherry St. $82,000 MLS# 10-2666 Call Karen Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate 570-474-2340 WEST PITTSTON



100 Lincoln St. MULTI FAMILY 3 bedroom home with attached apartment and beauty shop. Apartment is rented. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-941 $82,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

Nice duplex zoned commercial, can be used for offices as well as residential. All separate utilities. Keep apt. space or convert to commercial office space. Adjacent lot for sale by same owner. MLS 11-2176 $79,900 Jay A. Crossin CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 ext. 23


134 Ann St. Nice duplex in a great neighborhood. Low maintenance. Investors: Money maker right from the start. Unit 2 is owner occupied, rent is projected. MLS 12-575 $119,000 David Krolikowski 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

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263 Lawrence St Pride of ownership shows in this nicely updated & well maintained home with possible in-law suite/apt. Enjoy off street parking, spacious yard & large deck with beautiful views of the valley. 1st floor has large separate eat-in kitcher, living room, bedroom & bath. 2nd floor has large eat-in kitchen, living/ dining combo, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath & 2nd floor laundry. Many possibilities to fit your needs! Must see! MLS #12-518 Reduced to $88,900 Call Christina @ (570) 714-9235


115 New St. Office building with over 2600 sq. ft. can be divided for up to 3 tenants with own central air and utilities and entrances. New roof. 20-25 parking spots in excellent condition. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-607 $249,900 Call Tom



155 Sharpe St. Nice duplex with separate electric and water. Off street parking in rear. Also listed as residential. See list #12-609 for additional photos. MLS 12-605 $79,900 Jay A. Crossin Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 KINGSTON

DURYEA 196 Foote Avenue

Corner lot, bordering Foote Ave and McAlpine St. Commercial zoning. $10,000 or best offer. Please Call 610-675-9132

Find Something? Lose Something? Get it back where it belongs with a Lost/Found ad! 570-829-7130 Earth Conservancy Land For Sale 61 +/- Acres Nuangola - $99,000 46 +/- Acres Hanover Twp. $79,000 Highway Commercial KOZ Hanover Twp. 3+/- Acres 11 +/- Acres Wilkes-Barre Twp. 32 +/- Acres Zoned R-3 See additional land for sale at: 570-823-3445

33 Market St. Commercial/residential property featuring Ranch home with 3 bedrooms, newly remodeled bathroom, in good condition. Commercial opportunity for office in attached building. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 11-3450 Reduced $149,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716

Looking to buy a home? Place an ad here and let the sellers know! 570-829-7130 LUZERNE Over 10,000SF of storage space in two buildings. Room to build another building, professional, car wash, restaurant, salon. Minutes from Cross Valley Expressway Exit 6. Survey, storm water/drainage control plan and soil and erosion sedimentation control plan completed if you choose to build a building on the property. Also a portion is available for rent. MLS#10-320 REDUCED TO $199,000 Maribeth Jones 570-696-6565 Prudential: 696-2600


57 Carey Ave. Good investment property. 4 apartments needing a little TLC. Two 1 bedroom apartments. One 2 bedroom and one 3 bedroom. Separate water and electric. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-1026 $79,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716


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REDUCED 414 Front St. Move right into this modern office building featuring 4 offices, receptionist office, large conference room, modern kitchen, storage room, full basement, central air, handicap access. 2 car garage and 5 additional off street parking spaces. This property is also available for lease. Lease price is $675/mo + $675 security deposit. Tenant pays all utilities. Sells for $85,900 Call John Polifka 570-704-6846 5 Mountains Realty 42 N. Main St. Shickshinny, PA 570-542-2141

39 Wedgewood Dr. Laurelbrook Estates Lot featuring 3.22 acres with great privacy on cul-desac. Has been perc tested and has underground utilities. 4 miles to PA Turnpike entrance. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-114 $64,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716



Duplex. Aluminum siding, oil heat, semi - modern kitchens, long term tenant. On a spacious 50’ x 150’ lot. Motivated Seller. REDUCED. $33,260 Anne Marie Chopick 570-760-6769

STRISH A/C Ductless / Central

Air Conditioning Free Estimates Licensed & Insured 570-332-0715

Building & Remodeling

1st. Quality Construction Co.

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

Senior Citizens Discount! State Lic. # PA057320

3 lots. 70 x 125. City water and sewer, gas available. $36,500 per lot. 570-675-5873

Job Seekers are looking here! Where's your ad? 570-829-7130 and ask for an employment specialist


Cleared lot in Stauffer Heights. Ready for your dream home just in time for Spring! MLS 12-549 $32,500 Call Kevin Sobilo 570-817-0706


ALL OLDER HOMES SPECIALIST 825-4268. Remodel / Repair Kitchen & Baths DAVE JOHNSON Expert Bathroom & Room Remodeling, Carpentry & Whole House Renovations. Licensed &Insured


All Types Of Work New or Remodeling Licensed & Insured Free Estimates 570-406-6044 NORTHEAST CONTRACTING GROUP Decks, Sunrooms, Additions, Windows, Kitchens & Baths. Concrete Driveways, Walkways & Patios 570-338-2269


For All of Your Remodeling Needs. Will Beat Any Price 25 Yrs. Experience Ref. Ins. Free Est. 570-332-7023 Or 570-855-2506


Licensed, insured & PA registered. Kitchens, baths, vinyl siding & railings, replacement windows & doors, additions, garages, all phases of home renovations. Free Estimates 570-287-4067


Call the Building Industry Association for a list of qualified members

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Chimney Service

A-1 1 ABLE CHIMNEY Rebuild & Repair Chimneys. All types of Masonry. Liners Installed, Brick & Block, Roofs & Gutters. Licensed & Insured 570-735-2257


& Gutter Cleaning Free Estimates Insured 570-709-2479

Chimney Service

CHIMNEY REPAIRS Parging. Stucco.

Stainless Liners. Cleanings. Custom Sheet Metal Shop. 570-383-0644 1-800-943-1515 Call Now!


ALL CHIMNEY REPAIR Chimney Cleaning, Rebuilding, Repair, Stainless Steel Lining, Parging, Stucco, Caps, Etc. Free Estimates Licensed & Insured 1-888-680-7990 570-840-0873






A/C & Refrigeration Services

$129,900 SPECTACULAR WATER VIEW! 2 acres overlooking Huntsville Reservoir. Building site cleared but much of woodlands preserved. Perc & site prep done. Call Christine Kutz 570-332-8832

HARDING Mt. Zion Road One acre lot just before Oberdorfer Road. Great place to build your dream home MLS 11-3521 $29,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

912 Lots & Acreage

912 Lots & Acreage

912 Lots & Acreage


MOUNTAIN TOP Beautiful 2.66 Acre building lot/lake view. Public sewer & natural gas. Use any builder! Call Jim for private showing. $126,500.00 570-715-9323.

MOUNTAIN TOP Several building lots ready to build on! ALL public utilities! Priced from $32,000 to $48,000! Use your own Builder! Call Jim Graham at 570-715-9323

BUILDING LOT Corner of Drake St. & Catherine, Moosic. 80x111 building lot with sewer & water available, in great area with newer homes. Corner lot. For more details visit MLS #12-1148. Call Charlie

Say it HERE in the Classifieds! 570-829-7130 MOUNTAIN TOP Beautiful 2.66 Acre building lot/lake view. Public sewer & natural gas. Use any builder! Call Jim for private showing. $126,500.00 570-715-9323.

Shopping for a new apartment? Classified lets you compare costs without hassle or worry! Get moving with classified! MOUNTAIN TOP Crestwood Schools! 126 Acres for Sale! Mostly wooded with approx. 970 ft on Rt. 437 in Dennison Twp. $459,000 Call Jim Graham at 570-715-9323

MOUNTAINTOP LAND Level building lot.

1/2 acre, 100 ft frontage, all utilities including gas. $39,900 Call 570-417-4177 Ready for construction.

NEWPORT TOWNSHIP 1 mile south of L.C.C.C. 2 lots available. 100’ frontage x 228’ deep. Modular home with basement accepted. Each lot $17,500. Call 570-714-1296

912 Lots & Acreage

912 Lots & Acreage

FIRST ST. 4 building lots each measuring 68x102 with public utilities. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 12-439 $39,900 EACH Call Charlie 570-829-6200


New Homes From $275,000$595,000 570-474-5574

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Beautiful lot in Pocono Ridge Estate. 1.14 acres with a view! MLS 12-1313 $48,500 Call Kevin Sobilo 570-817-0706

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Professional Services Directory


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. For more information and photos go to www.atlas MLS #10-4339 $169,900 Call Charlie VM 101

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341 Wyoming Ave. 3 story Victorian located in a high exposure area. Has all the lovely signature woodwork of a grand Victorian of yesteryear! Can be restored for use as a residential home or a landlord investment. Currently subdivided into multiple office spaces and 2 apartments. MLS 12-617 $190,000 Jay A. Crossin Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

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Cleaning & Maintainence

1057Construction & Building Russ Keener Construction Windows, doors, siding, porches, decks, kitchen, baths, garages, & more. All home maintenance. Free estimates, Fully Insured PA079549 570-336-6958


Dry Wall


Hanging & Finishing Textured Ceilings Licensed & Insured Free Estimates




GRULA ELECTRIC LLC Licensed, Insured, No job too small.


We would love to clean your home. We clean around your schedule. We clean weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly. We also do one time cleaning. Call Eddie 570-677-0344 or online at www. empresacleaning. com


Concrete & Masonry


All Phases Licensed & Insured No job too small. Free Estimates.


C&C MASONRY & CONCRETE Absolutely free

estimates. Masonry & concrete work. Specializing in foundations, repairs and rebuilding. Footers floors, driveways. 570-766-1114 570-346-4103 PA084504 COVERT & SONS CONCRETE CO. All types of concrete & foundation work. Specials & discounts for Veterans & Sr . Citizens. Give us a call we will beat any written estimate by 10% or more. 570-696-3488 or 570-239-2780

D. Pugh Concrete

All phases of masonry & concrete. Small jobs welcome. Senior discount. Free estimates. Licensed & Insured 288-1701/655-3505

Williams & Franks Inc

Masonry - Concrete Brick-Stonework. Chimneys-Stucco” “NO JOB TOO SMALL” “Damage repair specialist” 570-466-2916 WYOMING VALLEY MASONRY Concrete, stucco, foundations,pavers, retaining wall systems, dryvit, flagstone, brick work. Senior Citizen Discount.570-287-4144 or 570-760-0551

1057Construction & Building


Sales, service, installation & repair. FULLY INSURED HIC# 065008 CALL JOE 570-735-8551 Cell 606-7489


SLEBODA ELECTRIC Master electrician Licensed & Insured Service Changes & Replacements. Generator Installs. 868-4469



All Types Of Excavating, Demolition & Concrete Work. Large & Small Jobs FREE ESTIMATES (570) 760-1497


Custom excavating, foundations, land clearing, driveways, storm drainage, blacktop repair, etc. 570-332-0077 Skidster/Backhoe With Operator I can help make your spring projects a little easier. Fully Insured. Reasonably Priced. Free Estimates. Stan 570-328-4110



Handyman Services


Contracting Group. we build any type, size and design, staining & powerwashing. If the deck of your choice is not completed within 5 days, your deck is free! 570-338-2269

#1 FOR ALL YOUR CONSTRUCTION NEEDS Interior & exterior painting. All types of remodeling. Front and back porches repaired & replaced Call 570-991-5301

DOPainting, IT ALL HANDYMAN drywall,

plumbing & all types of interior & exterior home repairs. 570-829-5318

Mark’s Handyman Service

Give us a call

We do it all! Licensed &Insured



Hauling & Trucking

AA1AAlways C L E Ahauling, NING

cleaning attics, cellar, garage, one piece or whole Estate, also available 10 & 20 yard dumpsters.655-0695 592-1813or287-8302 AAA CLEANING A1 GENERAL HAULING Cleaning attics, cellars, garages. Demolitions, Roofing & Tree Removal. Free Est. 779-0918 or 542-5821; 814-8299 A.S.A.P Hauling Estate Cleanouts, Attics, Cellars, Garages, we’re cheaper than dumpsters!. Free Estimates, Same Day! 570-822-4582

AFFORDABLE Junk removal cleanups, cleanouts, Large or small jobs. Fast free estimates. (570) 814-4631


*Hardwood *Laminate *Ceramic *Porcelain Installations 570-820-0233 Free Estimates PA 089377

1129 Gutter Repair & Cleaning


Pressure washing Insured 570-288-6794


Handyman Services

All Your Home Repair Needs No Job Too Small Licensed & Insured Free Estimates Russell’s Property Maintenance 570-406-3339

826-1883 793-8057 1156



NEPA LONG TERM CARE AGENCY Long Term/Short Term Care Products Life Insurance Tax Deferred Annuities Medicare Supplement Plans Dental/Vision Estate Planning Ideas 570-580-0797 FREE CONSULT

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1162 Landscaping/ Garden ARE YOU TIRED OF BEING RAKED? Specializing In Trimming and Shaping of Bushes, Shrubs, Trees. Also, Bed Cleanup, Edging, Mulch and Stone. Call Joe. 570-823-8465 Meticulous and Affordable. F ree E stimates BITTO LANDSCAPING & LAWN SERVICE 26 years experience, landscape designs, retaining walls, pavers, patios, decks, walkways, ponds, lighting, seeding, mulch, etc Free Estimates. 570-288-5177


Arbor Care & Landscaping Tree trimming, pruning & removal. Stump grinding, Cabling. Shrub and hedge sculpting and trimming. Spring cleanup, retaining walls and repair. Free Estimates Fully Insured 570-542-7265


TREE/SHRUB REMOVAL REMOVAL DEMOLITION Estate Cleanout Free Estimates 24 HOUR SERVICE SMALL AND LARGE JOBS! 570-823-1811 570-239-0484 ALWAYS READY HAULING Moving, Deliveries, Property & Estate Cleanups, Attics, Cellars, Yards, Garages, Construction Sites, Flood Damage & More. CHEAPER THAN A DUMPSTER!! SAME DAY SERVICE Free Estimates 570-301-3754


823-3788 / 817-0395

1162 Landscaping/ Garden TREE REMOVAL Stump grinding, Hazard tree removal, Grading, Drainage, Lot clearing, Stone/ Soil delivery. Insured. Reasonable Rates 570-574-1862

Removal of Wood, Trash and Debris. Same Day Service.

1105 Floor Covering Installation


Hauling & Trucking

Mike’s $5-Up

Fencing & Decks

ACTION FENCE SPRING SALE: Discounts on wood, vinyl, chain link, aluminum and more! Call today for a FREE ESTIMATE! 1-888-FENCE-80


Specializing in Grass Cutting, Trimming of Shrubs & Hedges, & Mulching Call for estimates 570-239-4011

JAY’S LAWN SERVICE Spring clean-ups,

mowing, mulching and more! Free Estimates 570-574-3406 PATRICK & DEB’S LANDSCAPING Landscaping, basic handy man, house cleaning,painting, moving & free salvage pick up. AVAILABLE FOR SPRING CLEAN UPS! Call 570-793-4773 TOUGH BRUSH, mowing, edging, mulching, shrubs, and hedge trimming, tree pruning, garden tilling, Spring clean up. Accepting new customers this season. Weekly & bi-weekly lawn care. Fully Insured. Free Estimates 570-829-3261



Specializing in grass cutting rates start at $20 Free Estimates 570-706-5035 RAINERI’S LAWN CARE & SHRUBS Lawns Trimmed & Edged, Hedges Cut, Mulch & More Free Estimates 570-825-2779 570-954-2302 YARD CLEAN UP Attics & Basements Complete clean ups Garden tilling Call for quotes 570-954-7699 or 570-926-9029


CONCRET E & MASONRY Brick, block, walks, drives, stucco, stone, chimneys and repairs.



Licensed - Insured Certified - Masonry Concrete - Roofing Quality Craftsmanship Guaranteed Unbeatable Prices Senior Citizen Discounts Free Estimates 570-574-4618 or 570-709-3577

1189 Miscellaneous Service




288-8995 1195


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


Painting & Wallpaper


Int/ Ext. painting, Power washing. Professional work at affordable rates. Free estimates. 570-288-0733

Lawn Care

Affordable, reliable, meticulous. Rates as low as $20. Emerald Green 570-825-4963



Painting & Wallpaper


Interior/Exterior. 20 years experience. Insured. Senior Discount 570-855-0387

David Wayne PAINTING Interior/Exterior QUALITY WORK AT A FAIR PRICE 570-762-6889

JACOBOSKY PAINTING Interior, & Exterior Painting, $50.00 off with this ad. Call 570-328-5083

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


Exterior, Free estimates, 30 yrs experience 570-826-1719, 570-288-4311 & 570-704-8530


Paving & Excavating


570-474-6329 Lic.# PA021520 Mountain Top

PAVING & SEAL COATING Patching, Sealing, Residential/Comm Licensed & Insured PA013253 570-868-8375


Plumbing & Heating

CARL KRASAVAGE & SON Heating, Plumbing, & Air Conditioning. No job too big or small. Let our experience & knowledge work for you. Free Estimates. Call 570-288-8149


Roofing & Siding

EVERHART CONSTRUCTION Roofing, siding, gutters, chimney repairs & more. Free Estimates, Lowest Prices 570-855-5738


570-824-6381 Roof Repairs & New Roofs. Shingle, Slate, Hot Built Up, Rubber, Gutters & Chimney Repairs. Year Round. Licensed/Insured ŠFREE EstimatesŠ *24 Hour Emergency Calls*

Jim Harden


New Roofs & Repairs, Shingles, Rubber, Slate, Gutters, Chimney Repairs. Credit Cards accepted FREE ESTIMATES! Licensed-Insured EMERGENCIES


McManus Construction Licensed, Insured. Everyday Low Prices. 3,000 satisfied customers. 570-735-0846


Tree Care


To Place Your Professional Services Ad, Please Call 829-7130


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Apartments/ Furnished


Furnished 1 bedroom executive apartment. All brand new. Spacious eat in kitchen. 2 TV’s provided, leather sofas. Too many amenities to list. $700. Call 570-899-3123


Apartments/ Unfurnished


2nd floor, 1 bedroom, living room, dining room, off-street parking, yard. Washer / dryer hookup. Gas heat included. $550. Call 570-991-1883


74 W. Hartford St 1 bedroom + computer room. 2nd floor. Fridge, stove, washer/dryer included. Wall to wall carpet. No pets. Security, lease, application fee. $525/month plus utilities. 570-472-9494



APARTMENT Off street parking. $425 + utilities & security. No smoking. No pets. Available May 1. 570-675-0655 570-417-4731


For Lease. 3 level luxurious townhouse next to pool. Call (570)592-7190 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 $12,400. 570-675-6936, 8 am-4 pm, Mon-Fri. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE DUPONT Completely remodeled, modern 2 bedroom townhouse style apartment. Lots of closet space, with new carpets and completely repainted. Includes stove, refrigerator, washer, dryer hook up. Nice yard & neighborhood, no pets. $595 + security. Call 570-479-6722

DUPONT Totally renovated 5

room apartment located on 1st floor. Partially furnished, brand new fridge/ electric range, electric washer & dryer. Brand new custom draperies, Roman shades, carpeting/ flooring & energy efficient windows. 1 bedroom with large closet, living room, laundry room, storage room, basement & large front porch. Easy access to I-81, airport & casino. Off street parking. No smoking. $600 + utilities & security. Call 570-762-8265


Small 2 bedroom, water included $500/mo.+ security.

PITTSON Small 1 bedroom, all

included, no electric $500/mo. + security. 570-406-1061


1 BEDROOM APTS Very nice, clean, great neighborhood, hardwood floors, a/c, washer /dryer with newer appliances, storage, 1st/last/security with one year lease. References required. $650$695 + utilities. Water/sewer by owner, no pets, non-smoking. Call 202-997-9185 for appointment

Modern 2 bedroom. 1 bathroom, 1st floor, off street parking, laundry, $650 per month + security. Utilities included. Available now. NO PETS Call 570-472-1414


2nd floor, 4 rooms, wall to wall carpet, heat, public water, sewer & recycling fees included. Tile bathroom with shower. Attic & yard. Stove & fridge furnished. Washer / dryer hookup. Good location, off street parking, No pets. 1 year lease & security, $650. Call 570-655-0530


Nice, quiet neighborhood. First floor, spacious living room with working fireplace, bedroom with 2 closets. New kitchen with stove, fridge & lazy Susan. Laundry room off kitchen with washer / dryer, bath / shower. Off street, lighted parking. Lease, security, references. Gas heat & all utilities by tenant. Absolutely no pets. $600. Call 570-714-5588


Ransom Street, 1st floor, 1 bedroom, dining room, oak hardwood floors, central air, range & fridge included. Off street parking. $485/month utilities by tenant. Security, references, lease, pets maybe? Handicapped accessible 570-287-5775


1st floor, 2 bedroom, stove, refrigerator, private deck, washer/dryer hookup. Heat, garbage & sewer included. $650/month 570-842-1264

HANOVER TWP Brand new, 3 bed-

rooms, 1 bathroom, 2nd floor, Washer, dryer, stove & refrigerator. Off street parking. Water, garbage & sewer included. $700 plus electric. Deposit, security and references. MUST SEE! Call 570-417-5977


3 bedrooms, 1.5 bath, no pets. $725 + utilities, 1st months security deposit. Call 570-417-3427


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Renovated 1st floor, 2 bedroom apartment. New carpeting and paint. Fridge & stove. Water Included. $600 + security & utilities. Call 570-240-6620 or 570-388-6503


1st Floor, recently renovated, 2 bedrooms, with washer & dryer hook-up, $650 per month, plus utilities, water and sewer included. Off street parking. Call 570-443-0770



Apartments/ Unfurnished

3 bedroom 1 bath. $700/month. Separate utilities, laundry hookups, stove and refrigerator included. Small pets negotiable. Call Scott Zoepke Trademark Realty 570-814-0875

KINGSTON 393 Warren Street

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, large eat-in kitchen, 2nd floor, hardwood floors, Sunroom/study room, Large attic & storage, appliances included. No Pets. $625 per month + utilities. A must see! Call 570-407-0874

KINGSTON 795 Rutter Ave

Screened porch, kitchen downstairs with appliances, washer & dryer, upstairs living room, bedroom & bathroom. $510/month + utilities. No pets. 570-417-6729


Beautiful 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, modern kitchen with appliances, large dining & living rooms, central air, decks, ample parking. No pets. $595 per month.


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KINGSTON Beautiful, over-

sized executive style apartment in large historic home. Two bedrooms, one bath, granite kitchen, hardwood floors, dining room, living room, basement storage, beautiful front porch, washer/ dryer. $1,200 monthly plus utilities. No pets. No smoking. Call 570-472-1110


2nd floor apartment Available in MAY. All appliances included, $550/month + utilities. (NOT water & sewer) NO pets, smoking or section 8. Lease, security+ last months rent. Background check. Call 570-852-0252 KINGSTON


317 N. Maple Ave. Large Two story, 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, Central Heat & Air, washer/dryer in unit, parking. $840 + utilities & 1 month security 570-262-6947

KINGSTON Freshly painted, 2

bedrooms, refrigerator & stove, washer/dryer & water provided, off-street parking, no pets, $525/month + heat, electric & security deposit. Call (570)417-2919


Apartments/ Unfurnished

Wilkeswood Apartments 1 & 2 BR Apts

EAST MOUNTAIN APARTMENTS The good life... close at hand

Regions Best Address

• 1 & 2 Bedroom Apts.

• 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apts.




FORTY FORT 149 River Street.

1st floor. 3 rooms + bath. Appliances included & some utilities. $520 + electric, security & references. No pets, no smoking. 570-574-9561 or 570-696-3523

Apartments/ Unfurnished

2 bedroom 1 bath. $575/month, separate utilities. Private backyard. Laundry hookups. Stove and refrigerator included. Sorry, no pets. Scott Zoepke Trademark Realty 570-814-0875


Immediate Occupancy!!

Efficiencies available @30% of income


61 E. Northampton St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 • Affordable Senior Apartments • Income Eligibility Required • Utilities Included! • Low cable rates; • New appliances; • Laundry on site; • Activities! •Curbside Public Transportation

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

2 & 3 BR Townhomes

570-822-2711 KINGSTON


Kingston “A Place To Call Home” Spacious 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apts 3 Bedroom Townhomes Gas heat included


24hr on-site Gym Community Room Swimming Pool Maintenance FREE Controlled Access Patio/Balcony and much more... Call Today for Move In Specials. 570-288-9019


Apartments/ Unfurnished

KINGSTON Large 1/2 double

with 3 bedrooms, living room, dining room (with red carpet throughout) eat-in kitchen with additional pantry area. 1 bath. Large fenced yard. Gas/ hot water baseboard heat. All utilities by tenant. No smokers, no pets. $650 + security. Call Stephen 570-561-5245


Beautiful area. 2nd floor 4 room. Kitchen with washer/dryer, stove, and refrigerator. Heat, water, and electric included. $760 a month. Call Jim: 570-288-3375 KINGSTON


Modern 1 bedroom on the park between Market & Pierce Bridges. $555/mo + electric washer/dryer in apt. Air, Dishwasher, Free Internet, Parking, Storage. Call Jeff at 570-822-8577


Recently renovated 2 bedroom. Living room & dining room. Convenient off street parking. All new appliances. Water & sewer included. $560 + utilities, security & references. No pets, no smoking. Call 570-239-7770 KINGSTON Two 1 bedroom & two 2 bedroom apartments available in a renovated building with OSP. Great location within walking distance to shopping & restaurants. 1 year lease, 1st month rent, credit check & security required. No pets. Utilities by tenant. 1 bedroom $550/month, 2 bedroom $650/month. Call Nicole 570-474-6307 or 570-715-7757


KINGSTON Very clean, large

1 bedroom apartment, discounted rent for tenant with excellent credit. Only $400 + utilities, no smoking, no pets, no section 8. Call 570-287-4047


Apartments/ Unfurnished


1st floor. 1 bedroom. ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED! Off street parking. Fresh paint. NO PETS $525 + security 570-477-6018 leave message


314 Prospect St. Convenient 1st floor, 1 bedroom, nonsmoker, large closets. Freshly painted & new carpeting. New ceiling fans, new modern kitchen & tile bath. New windows. Heat & hot water included. Washer/dryer hook up, stove & refrigerator provided. No pets. $595. 570-287-4700


Honeypot Section 2nd floor, 3 room apartment. Nice neighborhood. $400 + utilities & security. No pets. Call 570-885-6878

NANTICOKE Spacious 1 bed-

room 1st floor. New carpeting, gas range and fridge included. Garage parking, no dogs. References and security required. $450/mo. Water, sewer, garbage fee incl. Tenant pays gas and electric 570-696-3596

30+ DAY


NORTH WILKES-BARRE FIRST FLOOR Spacious 1 bedroom with aesthetic fireplaces, new kitchens, wallto-wall, built in appliances & MORE. APPLICATION/EMPLO YMENT VERIFICATION “being considered” NO PETS/SMOKING 2 YEARS @ $625+ UTILITIES. MANAGED!

IMMEDIATELY Cute and clean 2 bedroom, off street parking, w/d hookup, eat in kitchen. Immaculate. $435 + utilities. 1 mo. security. NO DOGS 845-386-1011

LUZERNE 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

LUZERNE bedroom. Quiet,

1 nice neighborhood. Off street parking. Heat included. $525 Call 570-441-4101


378 Miller St. Recently remodeled, 1st floor. 1 bedroom, living room, large modern kitchen with stove. New bath, clean basement, laundry hookups. Enclosed porch, parking. No pets/smoking. $475/mo. includes heat and water. 570-288-9843


Cozy 1 bedroom, 3rd floor apartment. Heat, hot water, stove & fridge included. $430 / month. Call 570-472-3681


1 Bedroom apartments 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.


No pets. Rents based on income start at $405 & $440. Handicap Accessible. Equal Housing Opportunity. 570-474-5010 TTY711 This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Immediate Openings!

Apartments/ Unfurnished

SWOYERSVILLE All new, 2 bed-

rooms, 1 bath. stove, dishwasher microwave, washer/dryer hookup. Off-street parking, no pets. $560/ month, + utilities, references, lease & security. (570) 301-7723 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 $12,400. 570-655-6555, 8 am-4 pm, Monday-Friday. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE


932 Shoemaker Ave. 1 bedroom, 1st floor, carpet, private drive. Gas heat, fridge, stove, w/d hookup. $425 plus utilities. No pets. 570-693-4226


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

Call TODAY For AVAILABILITY!! www.mayflower Certain Restrictions Apply*

WILKES-BARRE 72 W. River St.

America Realty


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 Section 1 bedroom apartment available. Nice Area. Stove, fridge, heat & hot water included. Storage. No pets. 570-823-7587


NEAR GENERAL HOSP. 518 N. Main St. 3 bedrooms, 2nd floor, all wood floors. Stove, fridge included. Washer / dryer hookup. Eat in kitchen. Off street parking, 1 car. Tenant pays gas & electric. Water included. $525+ security, Call 570-814-1356

WILKES-BARRE SOUTH Nice neighborhood.

1st floor, 2 bedroom. Wall to wall carpet. Off street parking. Washer/dryer. $575 + 1 month security, references & credit check. No pets. (570) 574-2249


apartments. Starting at $440 and up. References required. Section 8 ok. 570-357-0712


SOUTH WELLES ST. Available Now. 2 bedrooms, 1st floor. New paint & carpet, heat, hot water, sewer & garbage included. $635 + security. Pets OK with approval. Section 8 Welcome. 570-589-9767



1st floor, 2 bedrooms. All appliances included. All utilities paid; electricity by tenant. Everything brand new. Off street parking. $750 + security & references. Call 570-969-9268

2 bedrooms, 1st floor. Stove, fridge, w/d hookup provided. $550/mo., includes sewer & refuse. Utilities by tenant. NO PETS Call Charlie 570-829-1578 PITTSTON 2nd floor, 2 bedroom apartment with private porch. Includes heat, water, sewer, trash, fridge, range & washer/dryer hookup. $575 month plus security deposit. Call Bernie 888-244-2714 Rothstein Realtors 570-288-7594


2nd floor, 2 bedroom, refrigerator & stove, washer/ dryer hookup, no pets. $475/month, + gas heat, water, garbage & electric, 1st month & security. 1 year lease. 570-655-0290 or 570-313-0181

PITTSTON floor, 2 bed-

2nd rooms, living room, eat in kitchen. Stove fridge, washer & dryer included. Carpeted & newly painted. Off street parking for 1 car. No smoking. No pets. $575 + utilities, security & 1st month 570-696-1485 Leave Message PLAINS Modern 1st Floor 2 bedroom. Kitchen with appliances. All new carpet. Convenient location. Washer/dryer hookup. No smoking. No pets. $550 + utilities. 570-714-9234


Newly remodeled, 2 bedroom. Living room, dining room, eat in kitchen, stove w/d hookup. Heat, water, sewer included. No smoking or pets. $625/month, security and references. 570-905-0186

PLAINS Quiet 3 Room

Apartment 1st floor, 1 bedroom, refrigerator & stove, off-street parking, no pets, no smoking. $550/month + electricity, 1 month security & 1 year lease. Available 6/1/12 570-820-3906 570-899-6710

Apartments/ Unfurnished






Spacious 1st floor, 1 bedroom in an Historic Colonial house. Next to Barre Hall on Wilkes Campus. Hardwood floors. Washer & dryer inside unit. $650 plus security. 570-991-1619


1 bedroom. Heat & hot water included. $550 month + security required 973-879-4730


155 W. River St. 1 bedroom, some appliances included, all utilities included except electric, hardwood floors, Pet friendly. $600. 570-969-9268

WILKES-BARRE 2 bedrooms,

includes heat and hot water, tenant pay electric. A/C unit. 1 year lease, $700/per month, Security deposit. Call Jean 570-825-3360 646-391-4638


425 S. FRANKLIN ST. For lease. Available immediately, washer/dryer on premises, no pets. We have studio & 1 bedroom apartments. On site parking. Fridge & stove provided. 24/7 security camera presence and all doors electronically locked. Studio - $450. 1 bedroom - $550. Water & sewer paid. One month security de-posit. Call 570-793-6377 or 570-208-9301 after 9:00 a.m. to schedule an appointment. Or email shlomo_voola

WILKES-BARRE First floor, 4 nice, clean small cozy rooms in a duplex house. Private entrance. Small enclosed yard. Close to Center City. Bus at corner. Water & Sewer included. Lease. $450/monthly + heat & electric. 570-650-3803



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-University Campus Studio, 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom. Starting at $425. All utilities included. Call 570-826-1934

WILKES-BARRE TWP 3 bedroom. Includes

heat, all appliances, washer / dryer, off street parking, back yard. $725 + security. 570-704-8134


1 bedroom, 2nd floor, off-street parking. Stove, fridge, washer, dryer included. Utilities by tenant. $425 + Lease andsecurity. Non smoking. No pets. Call 570-693-1582 9am - 8pm


Updated 1 bedroom. New wall to wall carpet. Appliances furnished. Coin op laundry. $550. Heat, water & sewer included. Call 570-687-6216 or 570-954-0727


Commercial Properties


Kingston. Small & efficient - can be shop, office or storage. Central Air & Electric. $350/mo. 570 287-3985


Rte. 315 1,000 & 3,800 Sq. Ft. WILL DIVIDE OFFICE / RETAIL Call 570-829-1206


Total space 30,000 sf. Build to suit. Perfect for Doctors suite, day care, etc. High visibility. Lots of parking. Rent starting $10/sf. MLS 11-4200 Call Nancy or Holly JOSEPH P. GILROY REAL ESTATE 570-288-1444


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


Commercial Properties



Attractive modern office space. 2 suites available. Suite A-4 offices, plus restroom and storage includes utilities, 700 sq. ft. $650/month Suite B-2, large offices, 2 average size offices, plus restroom and storage plus utilities, 1,160 sq. ft. $1000/month Call Charlie 570-829-6200


WILKES-BARRE TWP 12,000 sf. Route 309. Exit 165 off I81. 570-823-1719

315 PLAZA 1,750 SQ. FT. & 3,400 SQ.FT OFFICE/RETAIL 570-829-1206



Containing Six separate offices, 1 large meeting room. Segregated bathrooms. Kitchenette. Total recent renovation. Great location. Lot parking in rear. $3,500 monthly. Call 570-299-5471


Half Doubles


Available Now!!! 1st floor includes living room, dining room, kitchen, bath and sunroom. 2nd floor has 3 bedrooms. Large fenced yard, with 25’x25’ paved patio. Off street parking, front and side porches. All appliances; stove, fridge, dishwasher, microwave above stove, w/d. Gas heat. Included is garbage, sewage and basic cable. $700 /mo + utilities. 1 month security and references 570-735-2989 570-510-2023(C)

EDWARDSVILLE 3 minutes to Cross-

valley Expressway & shopping. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, kitchen, dining, living rooms & basement. Washer/dryer hook-up. Newly remodeled, 1,200 sq. ft. No smoking or pets. $600/month, + utilities, 1st month & security. Call 570-603-7338


1 Regina St 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bath. All appliances included. New carpet. Large kitchen & living room. $875 + utilities. Security deposit + background check. Call 570-765-4474


3 bedroom, 1 bath, eat-in kitchen, washer/dryer hookup, off street parking. $700 + utilities.

570-606-7917 leave message

KINGSTON 3 bedroom, 1 bath,

1st floor laundry, new carpeting and paint. $590 + utilities 570-814-3838


Half Doubles


3 bedrooms, eat in kitchen, hardwood floors, natural woodwork, garage. Walking distance to churches and schools. Non smoking, no pets. Call 570-655-2195


2 bedrooms, gas heat, no pets, $475/per month, + utilities and security Call 570-696-2543


Parsons Section 3 bedroom. Off street parking. Pets welcome. $550/mo. Credit / Criminal check required. Call 570-266-5336 WILKES-BARRE SOUTH Nice, spacious 4 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath half double. Close to schools, Wilkes U & downtown WilkesBarre. Eat in kitchen. Rear handicap ramp. 2nd floor laundry hook-up. Full basement. Off street parking. $850 + utilities. Call 570-793-9449


Newly remodeled, 3 bedroom 1/2 double with carpet, paint, 1.5 bath, washer/ dryer hook up, gas heat, $675 + utilities. Call 570-814-0843


1/2 Double, 2 bedroom. Newly remodeled. Gas Heat. Washer & dryer hookup, yard, parking. Section 8 Not Approved. No pets. $550 + utilities. 570-714-1530


3 heat. Sewer & garbage included $575 month, + utilities, Call 570-740-7016


Remodeled 3 bedroom double block. Fenced yard. Pool. $700. Includes garbage, sewer & heat. First / last month’s rent + security. No pets. References. Available May 7. Call 570-954-0655


2 bedroom, modern quiet, w/w, w/d hookup, gas heat. $500. No pets. Security & lease. 570-332-1216 570-592-1328

WAPWALLOPEN Spacious 4 Bedroom, 2 full bath ranch on 10 acres in the Crestwood School District! Quiet and private yard with an onground pool. Just Minutes from Interstate 81! Full unfinished basement with one car garage. $1200 per month. Please call Mary for more information. 570-472-1395 WILKES-BARRE Duplex RENTAL first & second floor for rent. Kitchen, bedroom, living room & bath in each apartment. Included is refrigerator & stove in each apartment. First floor tenant has use of washer & dryer. Off-street parking. Heat, water & sewer included in the rent. Tenant responsible for electric only. Applicant to provide proof of income and responsible for cost of credit check. 1st floor rent is $600 per month, 2nd floor is $575 per month. Louise Laine 283-9100 x20 Prudential: 696-2600

953 Houses for Rent


JACKSON TWP. 3 bedroom home on Hillside Road. $650/mo + utilities. Lake Lehman School District. No pets. Call American Asphalt Paving Co., at 570-696-1181, ext. 243 between 7:00AM and 3PM Monday -Friday


OR RENT Single home in gated retirement village. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage. Granite countertops, hardwood floors, gas fireplace, appliances included. Quiet 55 plus community. No Pets. One year lease. $1675/mo + utilities & security. Monthly maintenance fee included. 570-592-3023 DALLAS

GREENBRIAR Well maintained ranch style condo features living room with cathedral ceiling, oak kitchen, dining room with vaulted ceiling, 2 bedrooms and 2 3/4 baths, master bedroom with walk in closet. HOA fees included. $1,000 per month + utilities. MLS#11-4063. Call Kevin Smith 570-696-5422

SMITH HOURIGAN 570-696-1195 HANOVER TWP Modern 3 bedroom. 1 1/2 bath. Driveway. Gas heat. Lease. No pets. No smoking. $725 + utilities. Call Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769


118 Sambourne St. 3 bedroom, kitchen, living room, dining room, basement $500/month + utilities, references & security. No pets. Call 570-824-4899 or 570-239-4340


Two Story single home,2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, washer & dryer hook-up. $675 per month plus utilities. References and background/credit check. Call 570540-3632 Leave message.



KINGSTON HOUSE Nice, clean furnished room, starting at $340. Efficiency at $450 month furnished with all utilities included. Off street parking. 570-718-0331

ROOM WANTED 55+ male, Pittston area. Would be there 11am Monday through 1am on Friday. 732-803-8786


Roommate Wanted


Male homeowner looking for responsible male roommate to share house. Minutes away from Industrial Park. Off street parking. Plenty of storage. Furnished room. Large basement with billiards and air hockey. All utilities included. $425. Call Doug 570-817-2990


To share 3 bedroom apartment. All utilities included. $300/month 570-212-8332

971 Vacation & Resort Properties

KINGSTON 53 Academy Lane

Single Family House Recently Remodeled. 3 bedrooms. Living & dining rooms. New appliances i n c l u d i n g washer/dryer hook up. Off street parking. $850 + utilities & security. Call 570-650-0010

953 Houses for Rent


(570) 288-6654


Mt. Zion Road 6 rooms and bath, stove provided, washer/dryer hookup, no pets or smoking. $650/ month, plus utilities, & security deposit. Call 570-388-2675 or 570-388-6860


Conveniently located. Spacious 4 bedroom single. Gas heat. Off street parking. Lease, no pets. $650 + utilities & Security. Call Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769



Lexington Village Nanticoke, PA Many ranch style homes. 2 bedrooms $900 + electric only


SWOYERSVILLE Completely remodeled Large 2 story, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, single family home including refrigerator, stove, dishwasher & disposal. Gas heat, nice yard, good neighborhood,. Off street parking. Shed. No pets. $995 / month. 570-479-6722

Furnished Summer Home. Weekly and/ or Monthly. Starting June to end of August. Washer & dryer. Free boat slips. Call for more details. 570-639-5041

LINEUP ASUCCESSFULSALE INCLASSIFIED! Doyouneedmorespace? A yard or garage sale in classified is the best way tocleanoutyourclosets! You’re in bussiness with classified!

VACATION RENTAL Brant Beach - LBI, NJ 4 bedrooms; 2 baths, sleeps 10. 1 block to the beach, ½ block to the bay. Front porch, rear deck, all the conveniences of home. Many weeks still available. $1000$1950. Call Darren 570-825-2468

974 Wanted to Rent Real Estate


BOATHOUSE with bathroom facility wanted to rent June, July & August Call 609-613-0981

Collect cash, not dust! Clean out your basement, garage or attic and call the Classified department today at 570829-7130!

Times Leader 04-30-2012  

The Wilkes-Barre Times Leader 04-30

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