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BridgeView, for children with severe mental health issues, has struggled financially. By MATT HUGHES

WILKES-BARRE – An inpatient treatment center for children with severe mental health issues will shut its doors in a month, its operator announced Tuesday. Children’s Service Center announced it will close the BridgeView treatment facility off South Wilkes-Barre Boulevard, the only center of its kind in Luzerne County, on July 7. Children’s Service Center Director Mike Hopkins said the center struggled financially since opening in 2004, and has lost more than $2 million in the past three years. The state began cutting referrals to inpatient juvenile treatment See BRIDGEVIEW, Page 11A


Marina Donahue, co-writer and co-producer of “Trust Me,’’ shares a laugh with actor Lynn Cohen during a filming break Tuesday morning on South Franklin Street in Wilkes-Barre.

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about the place. “It’s amazing to watch,” said Heim, Bob Heim barely recognized the in- 75, a well-known local artist. “I had no side of his Wilkes-Barre duplex Tues- idea of the amount of people involved day, after a film crew transformed it in- in making a film.” Scenes will also to a messy apartment. be filmed during the Heim’s South Fran- “This is really cool. two weeks or so at klin Street residence There are some really several area locabecame the home of tions, including the Charlie, the lead char- talented people here.” Mohegan Sun Casiacter in an upcoming Ryan Hertel at Pocono feature film, “Trust Intern on ‘Trust Me’ set no Downs in Plains Me,” written and diTownship, Cooper’s rected by West HazleSeafood House in Pittston and PNC ton native Chris Fetchko. Most of Heim’s furniture was tem- Bank in Mountain Top, said Marina porarily hauled out and swapped with Donahue, the film’s co-writer and cothrift store finds. The character Char- producer. Donahue said the Wilkes-Barre Bob Heim’s home in Wilkes-Barre lie was downtrodden in the scene shot was turned into a movie set Tuesday Monday morning, so junk food wrapfor the film, “Trust Me.” pings and other debris were scattered See MOVIE , Page 14A

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Washo: I objected to pacts By TERRIE MORGAN-BESECKER


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Lackawanna County commissioner testifies in trial of Robert Cordaro, A.J. Munchak.

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SCRANTON – Lackawanna County Commissioner Michael Washo testified Tuesday that he objected to the awarding of several contracts that are at the heart of the corruption case against Robert Cordaro and A.J. Munchak, but as the minority commissioner, he was powerless to stop them. Describing his tenure with Cordaro and Munchak as “the most confrontational work environment of my life,” Washo, a Democrat, said he repeated- Munchak ly tried to rein in the Republican majority commissioners as they went on a spending spree that more than doubled the county’s debt from roughly $88 million in 2003 to $200 million in 2005. He was particularly concerned by Cordaro and Munchak’s penchant to characterize certain serSee TRIAL, Page 11A

Two AC gamblers have 1 1M reasons to rejoice The Associated Press

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — An Atlantic City casino paid $5.3 million to a gambler weeks after another high roller won $5.8 million at the same casino. Tropicana Casino and Resort CEO Tony Rodio told The Press of Atlantic City the unidentified gambler won most of the cash during a six-hour streak playing craps Wednesday. He also won at blackjack and mini-baccarat. Rodio says the player left a $150,000-plus See GAMBLERS , Page 14A


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West Pittston joins municipalities pulling the plug on community pools Declining attendance, repair costs make it unlikely pool in borough will ever reopen. By ANDREW M. SEDER


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pairs to the pool’s crumbling walls. Ellen Raddle, West Pittston’s secretary, said the decision to close the pool wasn’t an easy one, but circumstances dictated it. “Membership is down and has been dropping every year.” Last year, the borough opted to pay the Greater Pittston YMCA $22,000 to operate the pool, but only 90 season passes were sold. That figure was above 200 less than 20 years ago. “It’s sad,” Bonita said. He theorized that young people have found other ways to occupy their time in the summer, including video games, web surfing or watching television.

WEST PITTSTON – Savino Bonita remembers a time not too long ago when there would be double-file lines of people waiting to get into the borough pool. But declining interest levels, coupled with costly annual repairs, have led to the closing of the recreation landmark – perhaps for good. Bonita, the West Pittston borough manager, said year after year the borough was spending thousands of dollars making re- See POOLS , Page 14A


The West Pittston Borough Pool won’t open this summer, and Borough Manager Savino Bonita said it would take a major financial commitment from residents and council for the pool to ever reopen.

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Man arrested on trespass charges

Priest removed from ministry By MATT HUGHES


Police arrested James Ward, 25, of Horton Street, WilkesBarre, on criminal trespass charges at 4:23 p.m. Tuesday. Police said Ward forced his way into the occupied residence of Stephanie Carpenter, 22, of Hill Street. After a foot chase, police found Ward beneath a porch at 83 Hill St.


District Judge Daniel O’Donnell in Sugarloaf.

PITTSTON – A Hughestown HAZLETON – A juvenile was man was arraigned Tuesday in transported by helicopter to an Wilkes-Barre Central Court on area hospital after he was alleg- charges he assaulted a woman edly assaulted by a man at Beni- and struggled with an officer. to’s at the corner of 3rd Street Thomas Grayson, 24, of Rock and Alter Street on Monday. Street, was charged with resistOfficer Shawn Conti said a ing arrest, criminal mischief, 17-year-old male and an adult disorderly conduct, harassment male were inside the restaurant and simple assault. He was when a Hispanic male and three jailed at the Luzerne County others entered the store and Correctional Facility for lack of began assaulting the juvenile $5,000 bail. and his companion at approxiPolice allege Grayson entered mately 10:41 p.m. a house on Broad Street and The juvenile suffered a susassaulted a woman at about pected head injury, possibly a 10:22 p.m. Monday. Grayson concussion, and was taken by jumped up off the ground and helicopter to Geisinger Wyompunched a window on the woming Valley Medical Center, Conti an’s car, the criminal complaint said. The second man sustained says. minor facial injuries. A preliminary hearing is Hazleton police are continscheduled on June 15 before uing investigation and request District Judge Fred Pierantoni anyone with additional informa- in Pittston. tion about the incident to contact them at 459-4940. HAZLETON – A man was arraigned Tuesday in WilkesWILKES-BARRE – City Barre Central Court on charges police reported the following: he threatened a man with a • Thomas J. Skaff, of Hanover handgun. Township, reported two black Domingo Sanchez, 55, of men in their 20s and wearing North Vine Street, Hazleton, blue jeans punched him and was charged with reckless enstole money and a small pocket dangerment, terroristic threats knife when he was walking with and harassment. He was jailed his girlfriend in the area of 25 at the Luzerne County CorrecChurch St. at 1:15 a.m. Tuesday. tional Facility for lack of $5,000 One of the men is described as bail. being 6 feet 2 inches tall wearTwo handguns were found in ing a dark color hooded sweatSanchez’s vehicle, the criminal shirt and the other wore a dark complaint says. blue hooded sweatshirt. They A preliminary hearing is were last seen running through scheduled on June 15 before a parking garage. District Judge Joseph Zola in • Police said Dale Garey Jr., Hazleton. 19, of Dexter Street, Hanover Township, was cited with underHAZLETON – Police said age drinking and disorderly they seized 500 heroin packets conduct when he allegedly spat inside a vehicle when investigatat and yelled at an officer ining loud music in the area of quiring about his welfare on James and Sixth streets on May 30. Saturday. Police said Garey told them Joshua Jiminez, 23, of East he had taken bath salts. Police Broad Street, Hazleton, was said he had an odor of alcohol. arraigned by District Judge Fred Pierantoni in Pittston on chargBUTLER TWP. – A Conynges of possession with intent to ham man was arraigned Tuesdeliver a controlled substance, day in Wilkes-Barre Central possession of a controlled subCourt on charges he initiated a stance and possession of drug pursuit with police. paraphernalia. He was jailed at Joshua Wagner, 19, of Walnut the Luzerne County CorrectionAvenue, was charged with fleeal Facility for lack of $5,000 bail. ing or attempting to elude poAccording to the criminal lice, reckless driving, careless complaint: driving, speeding, failure to Police investigated loud muobey red traffic signal and oper- sic from a parked vehicle that ating a motorcycle without a Jiminez was sitting inside and a proper license. He was jailed at house at about 10:10 p.m. Satthe Luzerne County Correction- urday. Police said the vehicle al Facility for lack of $2,000 bail. belonged to a known drug dealWagner surrendered late er. Monday night on the charges for When Jiminez got out of the the alleged pursuit with police vehicle, an officer spotted heroearlier in the day. in packets scattered on the According to the criminal driver’s side door, the criminal complaint: complaint says. Police were conducting traffic Police said in the criminal enforcement when an officer complaint that they found 500 spotted Wagner operating a heroin packets inside the vehimotorcycle in the area of North cle. Hunter Highway and Butler A preliminary hearing is Drive just after 3 p.m. Police scheduled on June 15 before were aware Wagner did not have District Judge Joseph Zola in a motorcycle license. Hazleton. Wagner passed through a red traffic signal, which started a HUNTINGTON TWP. – A pursuit with police on North Shickshinny man was taken to a Hunter Highway and Honey hospital after losing control of Hole Road. During the pursuit, his 2004 Harley-Davidson moWagner illegally passed vehicles torcycle on Sunshine Road at and was traveling in excess of about 12:15 p.m. Monday, state 100 mph, the criminal complaint police at Shickshinny said. says. State police said Leroy D. The pursuit was terminated Powell struck a utility pole near when police and a state police 381 Sunshine Road. Powell was helicopter were unable to find not wearing a helmet. Wagner. Powell was flown to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, A preliminary hearing is state police said. scheduled on June 15 before


The Society of Jesus, better known as the Jesuits, have permanently removed a Catholic priest who has worked in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties since 2003 after an accusation he sexually assaulted a minor. The Rev. Louis Bonacci has worked as coordinator of spiritual direction for priests and deacons at the Diocese of Scranton since 2005. He also worked as an adjunct theology professor and campus minister at the University of Scranton in 2003 and 2004 and as an adjunct theology professor at Misericordia University in 2004. The Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus said it received an allegation in April that Bo-

nacci touched a minor in a family home improperly in the period between 1978 and 1982. Bonacci was then working as assistant director of campus ministry at Loyola College in Baltimore. The Jesuits said it was the first such allegation they received about Bonacci. The Maryland Province said it removed Bonacci from all ministry while investigating the allegation. The Diocese of Scranton said it also suspended the priest’s employment immediately. After investigating the incident, the Jesuits permanently removed Bonacci from ministry. The Diocese of Scranton has also terminated his employment. The Jesuits said in a release he

now lives at a monitored residence within his Jesuit community in Maryland. The Maryland Province said it reported the allegation to police in Maryland, but police will not begin an investigation unless the victim of the alleged assault contacts them directly. The Diocese of Scranton in February removed another priest, the Rev. Mark Honhart, accused in a Missouri lawsuit of molesting a young boy in the 1980s. The Maryland Province also issued a notice in December seeking information from possible victims abused as children about Neil McLaughlin, a Jesuit priest who was ordained in 1959 and served in Scranton for much of his religious career.


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azleton Area Class of 2011 graduates applaud remarks during their commencement H ceremony Tuesday evening. For a story, more photos and a list of graduates, see a special 2011 graduation tab in July 9 editions of The Times Leader.

Goldsworthy bows out; Denisco chosen Former mayor is taking position with governor’s northeast regional office. By WILLIAM BELL Times Leader Correspondent

WEST PITTSTON – Mayor Bill Goldsworthy resigned from office during Tuesday night’s council meeting because he has accepted a position as deputy director of Gov. Tom Corbett’s Northeast Regional office. In his mayor’s report, Goldsworthy spoke of his almost 40 years of volunteer and elected service to West Pittston. He spoke of the highs and the lows, including the death of two firefighters, and he thanked all who have helped him over the years. He ended by supporting Anthony Denisco as his replacement. Council President Brian Thorton praised Goldsworthy and opened up nominations from council for the vacant post. Denisco’s was the only

nomination, and council unanimously appointed him. Thorton said there would be a Goldsworthy formal swearing-in for the new mayor at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the borough building. Denisco currently serves as the borough’s volunteer Emergency Management Coordinator, and he is a lifelong borough resident. Council approved a payment of $40,090 to Reilly Associates for engineering work related to Phase I of the sewer project. Council also moved to pay $549,182 to Pioneer Construction for construction work related to Phase I. Thorton said the amount was because the firm is now involved in the more expensive paving portions of the project. Councilman James Rose said new recycling containers will be distributed on Saturday at the borough garage. He also said there is a prob-

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Borough Council’s next meeting is July 5 at 6:30 p.m.

lem with lawn waste pickup. West Pittston has had an agreement with West Wyoming for the use of its state-approved lawn waste drop-off/ compost site in return for certain services from West Pittston, such as picking up West Wyoming’s recycling and providing street sweeper service. However, West Wyoming Council requested a new agreement, and at its meeting Monday night, it rejected a revised agreement from West Pittston. West Pittston Council moved to stop providing services to West Wyoming and to withdraw from a joint grant application with West Wyoming and other municipalities for recycling equipment. Rose said lawn waste would be picked up in West Pittston this week, but it will not be picked up for the next two weeks while the borough locates a new site.

Resident says Exeter bar is a public nuisance Tavern’s patrons have made offensive statements to his teen daughters, man says. By B. GARRET ROGAN Times Leader Correspondent

EXETER -- Borough resident Carmen Nardozzi said at Tuesday night’s regular council meeting that Penn Avenue bar Nak’s by the Tracks is a public nuisance and he complained that the establishment is interfering with his way of life. Nardozzi, who lives across the street from the bar, said he has taken to arming himself and placing weapons throughout his house in response to offensive statements made to his teenage daughters by the bar’s patrons and altercations he has had with the owner. He also said that many of his older female neighbors support his claims but are afraid to speak

out for fear of retaliation. Nardozzi said that, beside the altercations he has had with the owner, bottle rockets have been fired at his house from persons in the vicinity of the bar. He also complained about blatant noise violations and frequent public urination. After the meeting, the bar owner’s name could not be verified. A phone number listed in the Yellow Pages is no longer in service. The Facebook page for Nak’s by the Tracks has the same invalid phone number. It listed “Satan” as the bar’s general manager. Councilman John Morgan, who lives near the bar, confirmed Nardozzi’s claims about the noise. Police Chief John McNeil acknowledged conversations he has had with Nardozzi before Tuesday’s meeting and stated he instructed an officer to take action.

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Council work session on Tuesday July 26 at 6 p.m. with a council meeting following immediately after.

Resident and former council member Joseph Esposito suggested an officer should be present at the bar when it closes at 2 a.m. and he criticized the police force for having a shift change at 2 a.m. Esposito was also critical of the borough’s decision to hire a new full-time officer and challenged the council to explain how it would do so without raising municipal taxes. No council members responded. In other police-related news, the council’s intentions to hire another officer were delayed by possibly as much as six weeks because of incomplete information regarding changes to Exeter Civil Service policies.

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LOCAL Veteran gets long-overdue medals George Puhak of Hazleton served in Philippines in WWII, earning several decorations. By BILL O’BOYLE

his service in the Pacific Theater, he landed on New Caledonia on Christmas Eve, 1943, before moving on to the Solomon Islands, the Philippines, ONLINE and eventually Japan. “However, Mr. PuTo see addihak never received his tional photos, scan this QR medals for his particicode into your pation in the libersmartphone or ation of the Philipvisit pines from the Empire of Japan,” Barletta said. “We’re here today, more than 65 years later, to correct that.” Joining Barletta at the ceremony in PETE G. WILCOX/THE TIMES LEADER the community room of Can Do Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Delfin Lorenzana, Embassy of the Philippines, pins a medal on

HAZLETON – George Puhak earned his medals in the U.S. Army’s Counterintelligence Corps in the Philippines when he was 22 years old. But he didn’t received the medals until Tuesday at age 87 in his hometown of Hazleton. “It’s an honor to be here to present Mr. George I. Puhak Jr., a Hazleton resident, with medals he earned during World War II,” said U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, RHazleton. Barletta said Puhak was inducted into the U.S. Army on May 25, 1943. During See MEDALS, Page 4A

Duo jailed in alleged burglary of store

WWII veteran George Puhak, Tuesday. Looking on is Brig. Gen. Cesar Yano, Embassy of the Philippines, second from left, and U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta.





Toomey backs jurist hopeful

Robert Mariani, an attorney based in Scranton, has picked up key support for a federal judgeship appointment for a seat on the Middle District of Pennsylvania bench. U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Zionsville, submitted a blue slip to the Senate Judiciary Committee to formally Toomey approve Mariani as a federal judicial nominee. Toomey did the same for two candidates for federal judgeships in the state’s Western District. The three nominees – Cathy Bissoon, Mark Hornak and Mariani – were first nominated last year by President Barack Obama and were renominated in January. The blue slips signal the senator’s support and allow the Judiciary Committee to move forward with hearings and the confirmation process. Mariani already had the support of Sen. Bob Casey, D-Scranton. TUNKHANNOCK

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One of suspects crashed through drop ceiling before allegedly leaving shop with cash, video game system. By EDWARD LEWIS

FREELAND – One of two men accused of burglarizing a consignment store crashed through a drop ceiling before getting away with $20 and a video game system, according to charges filed. Christopher J. Holloman, 24, of Drifton, and Michael E. Salko, 22, of Freeland, were arraigned late Monday night by District Judge Paul Roberts in Kingston on felony charges of burglary and criminal trespass. They were also charged with misdemeanor charges of theft, receiving stolen property and criminal conspiracy. Holloman and Salko Christopher J. were jailed at the LuHolloman, 24, zerne County Correctional Facility for lack of Drifton, of $25,000 bail each. and Michael E. According to the criminal complaints: Salko, 22, of Donald Murray, Freeland, were owner of D&D Conarraigned late signment Shop, disMonday night covered the burglary when he opened for by District business at 9 a.m. Judge Paul Monday. Police Roberts in learned that the day before on Sunday HolKingston on felony charg- loman and Salko were hired by the building es of burglary owner to cut weeds and criminal and remove lumber behind the store. trespass. Police located Holloman and Salko on Ridge Street on Monday night. Both men agreed to separate interviews, telling police they conspired to enter the building through an unlocked door on the second floor, the complaints say. Holloman and Salko allegedly told police they were looking around at merchandise on the second floor when they decided to access the consignment store on the first floor. Salko said he crawled beneath the second floor and “fell through” the drop ceiling into the store room. Salko got up and told Holloman he was going to “look for some money in the cash register,” the complaints say. Holloman acted as a look-out when Salko allegedly stole $20 in change from a locked cash register before he crawled back to the second floor. Holloman allegedly stole a video game system, a lava lamp and computer speakers from the building. The video game system was sold for $6 to a person known to the two men, police said. Preliminary hearings are scheduled on June 15 before District Judge Gerald Feissner in Freeland.



A man comforts a friend during Tuesday’s memorial service for Robert Klein at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Wilkes-Barre.

Victim of blaze is remembered Robert “Bobby” Klein, 52, was one of two homeless men who died in a vacant house last week.

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WILKES-BARRE – It seemed fitting that the podium in St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church would be adorned with an eagle. Robert “Bobby” Klein, the 52-yearold victim of last Monday’s fire at 73 Sullivan St., would have liked that. Klein was remembered Tuesday by family and friends for being an ardent Philadelphia Eagles fan and much more. “He was a good man with a bad problem,” Stefanie Wolownik, executive director of REACH Inc., said of Klein. “I knew him for nine years and all that time, he was homeless.” Klein died in the fire May 30 – one week after his birthday -- along with James Moore, Jr., also 52. A memorial service for Moore will be held Thursday. The investigation to determine the cause of the fire is ongoing.

Photos of Robert Klein propped up on an easel during Tuesday’s memorial service at St. Stephen’s Church.

other times. But he really didn’t tick me off too often. Like I said, he was a good man.” Wolownik said Klein often talked about his family – a family he tried to stay as close to as he could. “Bob loved his family,” Wolownik said. “He always talked about his children and how he felt about being a grandfather. He had so many friends. He often said if friends were the stock exchange and it crashed, he would be bankrupt.” Wolownik said Klein loved the Philadelphia Eagles and Flyers. “He would argue for the Eagles until the cows came home,” she said. “He was as loyal to the Eagles as he was to his family and friends.” Wolownik said she has been at REACH, a drop-in center for homeless people, for 10 years. At REACH, the clients can take a shower, have breakfast, get their mail, use a telephone and get help to schedule appointments for health care or employment. REACH is scheduled to close July 1

About 50 people attended Klein’s service, many of them wiping away tears as they recalled their time with their friend. “I called him Bobby when he was a good boy,” Wolownik said as the gathering laughed. “And he was Bob the See KLEIN, Page 4A

Class aims to avert another juvenile justice crisis State Bar covering tuition of course to be held in Mechanicsburg and simulcast elsewhere, including W-B. By JENNIFER LEARN-ANDES

More than 800 lawyers across Pennsylvania are expected to attend a daylong training course next week that highlights safeguards to prevent a repeat of Luzerne County’s juvenile justice scandal. “The tragic failure of the Luzerne County court system was a wake-up call that we, as lawyers, must be vigi-

lant about the conduct of others within the legal community,” Pennsylvania Bar Association President Matthew J. Creme said in a media release. The educational session will remind lawyers of the checks and balances in place “to ensure a fair and unbiased justice system for those entering our courts,” Creme said. The Interbranch Commission on Juvenile Justice, which investigated the county juvenile justice scandal, issued a final report last year that faulted lawyers and prosecutors who saw problems in Luzerne County’s court system

but did not speak up. The commission was created by state legislators, with the support of the governor and state Supreme Court, to investigate circumstances that led to corruption in Luzerne County’s juvenile court system. A state bar association task force examined the commission’s report and came up with a series of recommendations that formed the basis of the daylong, tuition-free course, which is called “Errant Judges and Lawyers: What to Do?” The bar association recommendaSee COURSE, Page 14A

Tyler Memorial Hospital has been operating under a water boil advisory since it received notification from the state Department of Environmental Protection on Tuesday that the well supplying the hospital’s water may have been contaminated with E. coli bacteria. The hospital said well water is treated to remove bacteria before it reaches the hospital for use, and water samples taken inside the hospital were negative for E. coli. There is no indication any water contaminated with E. coli was distributed within the hospital, the hospital said in a release. Following practices recommended by the Centers for Disease Control, all drinking fountains, coffee makers, ice makers, sinks and showers at the hospital have been closed and bottled water is being used for drinking and food preparation. Hospital caregivers are using alternative sanitation practices recommended by the CDC for hand-hygiene and for bathing patients. These practices will continue until the hospital and DEP are completely confident that water distributed within the hospital is safe for use, the hospital said. PLAINS TWP.

Driver Newman aids SPCA

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman will be at the Luzerne County SPCA, 534 E. Main St., on Thursday from 3 to 4 p.m. to make a check presentation on behalf of the Ryan Newman Foundation. The event is open to the public. Newman is in the Newman area to participate in Sunday’s running of the 5-hour Energy 500 at Pocono Raceway. HAZLETON

Top students to be named

The Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce will honor top academic performers from five area high schools at a special dinner Thursday. The chamber will host its 37th Annual Academic Achievement Awards Dinner at Lobitz Catering, 1090 State Route 940. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.. One student each from Immanuel Christian School, Marian Catholic High School, MMI, Hazleton Area High School and Weatherly Area High School was selected by their schools based on their outstanding academic performance. The Academic Achievement Awards Dinner is open to the public, and tickets will be available by contacting the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce, 20 W. Broad St., by calling Linda Mantush at 455-1509 or by email at WILKES-BARRE

Relay for Life kickoff today

Rodano’s, 53 Public Square, will host an all-ages Pre-Relay Rally Party today to kick off the 2011 American Cancer Society Relay for Life. The event will be held 8 to 11 p.m. today. The $5 cover for the event will be donated to Relay for Life. The Wyoming Valley Relay for Life will be held Saturday and Sunday and starts at the King’s College Betzler Fields in Wilkes-Barre Township.






Corp.’s office were Maj. Gen. Delfin N. Lorenzana, AFP (Retired), the special presidential representative and head of the Office of Veterans’ Affairs at the Embassy of the Philippines, and Brig. Gen. Cesar Yano, the embassy’s defense attaché. They made the official presentation. The medals presented were: • Philippine Liberation “I look back Medal – for on those participation in the liberation years and I of the Philipthank God pines from that I went Oct. 17, 1944, through it and to Sept. 3, made it back 1945 • World War home.” II Victory MedGeorge Puhak al – for activeWWII veteran duty service at and Hazleton any time benative tween Dec. 7, 1941 and Dec. 31, 1946. • Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal – for 30 days of service in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater between Dec. 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946. • Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation Badge – for certain units of the U.S. Armed Forces that participated in the war against the Japanese Empire during the periods Dec. 7, 1941, and May 10, 1942, and Oct. 10, 1944, and July 4, 1945. “I never expected this to happen,” Puhak said after the ceremony. “But it’s better late than never.” He was joined by his son, Nick, and daughter, Mary Louise Dotter, and her two children, James and Andrew. Puhak has eight grandchildren. Anoth-


World War II veteran George Puhak of Hazleton.

er son was unable to attend. “We’re so proud of my father,” Nick said. “This is just a wonderful ceremony.” Puhak said he was extremely happy to see his friends from the Philippines attend. “I look back on those years and I thank God that I went through it and made it back home,” Puhak said. “All American soldiers should be thanked for saving America and its liberty.” Yano said he was honored to make the presentations. “The United States and the Philippines have had a longstanding relationship, and because of men like Mr. Puhak, that relationship has become stronger,” Yano said.


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Heaviest NATO strikes hit Libya


On a day of at least 40 attacks from the air, Gadhafi in a TV address vows that he’ll never surrender. By DIAA HADID Associated Press


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Anthea Beletsis, right, of Encinitas, Calif., and Jules Itzkoff, of Cincinatti, Ohio, look at an image of the Virgin of Guadalupe riding a surfboard that hangs under a train bridge in Encinitas, Calif. The unauthorized artwork is drawing a mass following, and even city officials who say she must go say they too have been taken by her.

TRIPOLI, Libya — Moammar Gadhafi stood defiant Tuesday in the face of the heaviest and most punishing NATO airstrikes yet — at least 40 thunderous daylight attacks that sent plumes of smoke billowing above the Libyan leader’s central Tripoli compound. In late afternoon and as the strikes continued, Libyan state television broadcast an audio address from Gadhafi, who denounced NATO and the rebels challenging his rule. He vowed never to surrender. “We will not kneel!” he shouted. Alliance officials have warned for days they were increasing the scope and

intensity of their air campaign to oust Gadhafi after more than 40 years in power. NATO is backing the rebel insurgency, which has seized swaths of eastern Libya and pockets in the regime’s stronghold in the west since it began in February, inspired by uprisings elsewhere in the Arab world. About 6,850 people, nearly all of them Libyans, have streamed across the border from Libya to Tunisia since Monday to flee the NATO raids as well as fighting between the rebels and government forces, according to the Tunisian Defense Ministry. It couldn’t be confirmed whether Gadhafi’s approximately 10-minute speech was a live phone call or an audio recording, but it appeared to take state television by surprise. The sound was hastily adjusted to make it louder “We will not surrender: we only have one choice — to the end! Death, victory, it does not matter, we are not surrender-

A Libyan boy salutes as he and others rally next to Moammar Gadhafi’s Bab al-Aziziya compound, a regular target of NATO airstrikes, in Tripoli, Libya. Gadhafi has vowed to fight to the death in a surprise speech during the heaviest day of NATO shelling in the capital Tripoli. AP PHOTO

ing!” Gadhafi said. Highlighting his anger, he called the rebels “bastards.” As he spoke, reporters in Tripoli heard the whooshing sound of low-flying military craft again, followed by several explosions. Pro-Gadhafi loyalists also fired celebratory gunfire in the air.

Gadhafi was last seen in a brief appearance on state television in late May. He has mostly been in hiding since NATO strikes in April targeted one of his homes. Libyan officials said one of his sons, Saif al-Arab, and three of his grandchildren were killed in that strike.



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SANAA, Yemen — President Ali Abdullah Saleh was burned over 40 percent of his body and suffered bleeding in the brain from last weekend’s attack on his palace, U.S. officials said Tuesday, indicating his wounds were worse than initially reported. The revelation casts doubts on a quick return to Yemen and spell a deepening power vacuum. In the wake of Saleh’s evacuation to Saudi Arabia for treatment, Yemen’s violence escalated, with government troops battling Islamic militants and opposition tribesmen in two southern cities on Tuesday. The military said it killed 30 militants who were among a group that took over the city of Zinjibar last week amid the country’s turmoil. TOKYO

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Bin Laden ship to dock The aircraft carrier that buried Osama bin Laden’s body at sea is arriving in Hawaii, making its first stop on U.S. soil since its historic six-month deployment to waters in and around the Middle East. The ship arrived Tuesday in Pearl Harbor for a port visit before making its way home to San Diego. More than 100 family and friends greeted sailors at the pier. The USS Carl Vinson was in the North Arabian Sea last month when it received a Navy SEAL team carrying the body of the mastermind of the Sept. 11 terror attacks. COLUMBIA, MO.

Hmmm, cicada ice cream A public health official in central Missouri has asked an ice cream shop to cool it with the cicada ice cream, even though customers apparently can’t get enough of it. Sparky’s Homemade Ice Cream in Columbia, Mo., sold out of its only batch of the insect-filled dessert within hours of its June 1 debut. Employees collected the cicadas in their backyards and removed most of the dead bugs’ wings. They then boiled the bountiful bugs and covered them in brown sugar and milk chocolate. The base ice cream is brown sugar and butter flavor. Gerry Worley, an environmental health chief with the Columbia County Department of Public Health, says he has advised against their use as an ingredient.



omanian Navy sailors take a break Tuesday near the dock where the USS Monterey docked in the Black Sea port of Constanta, Romania. The USS Monterey, a warship carrying AEGIS class ballistic missile defense technology, arrived in Romania to offer training and familiarize Romanian officers with the technology.

Obama: Panic hurts economy

Mutiny may be behind Syria attacks


Government says 120 troops and police died after “armed groups” attacked in Jisr al-Shughour.

U.S. not at risk of new recession, president says, calling path to recovery uneven.

WASHINGTON — With few options at hand and his poll numbers sagging, President Barack Obama expressed concern Tuesday about the sudden slowdown in the economy but said he is not worried about a second recession and the nation should “not panic.” The president spoke about the new economic trouble in detail for the first time since a report late last week showed job growth had slowed sharply in May. He tried to reassure Americans worried about high unemployment and expensive gas that the nation is on a slow, if not steady, path to recovery. “I am concerned about the fact that the recovery that we’re on is not producing jobs as quickly as I want it to happen,” Obama said at an appearance with

visiting German Chancellor A Washington Post- ma’s handling of the economy has reached a record Angela Merkel. “We don’t ABC News survey high, 59 percent. yet know whether this is a The poll found that Obaone-month episode or a released Tuesday found that public ma and former Massachulonger trend.” Either way, there appears disapproval of Oba- setts Gov. Mitt Romney are tied among all Americans to be little Washington can ma’s handling of in a hypothetical race for do about it. president. It gave Romney a Federal Reserve chief Ben the economy has slight edge, less than the Bernanke, speaking in Atlan- reached a record margin of error, among regta on Tuesday, acknowl- high, 59 percent. istered voters. edged the economy has lost Seventeen months bemomentum but said nothing to suggest the Fed was about to take any fore the election, unemployment is 9.1 bold new action to further shore it up. percent. When Obama took office, it And with lawmakers fighting over the was 7.8 percent. Most economists think nation’s budget deficit and long-term the rate will be above 8 percent at elecdebt, there is no political appetite for a tion time next year. Since World War II, second major federal stimulus bill like no president has been re-elected with unemployment higher than 7.2 percent. the one passed by Congress in 2009. The day brought the latest in a stream At the same time, the president is confronted with a slate of figures pre- of downbeat economic news, a governsenting challenges to both the econom- ment report that said businesses adveric recovery and his own re-election pro- tised fewer job openings in April than in spects. Just as the field of Republican March. There were 4.6 unemployed challengers begins to take shape, a people, on average, for each available Washington Post-ABC News survey job in April. In a healthy economy, the found that public disapproval of Oba- ratio is more like 2-to-1.

GOP chairman demands Weiner resign By ANDREW MIGA Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Republican Party chairman said Tuesday that Rep. Anthony Weiner should resign after admitting to sexually charged online relationships with several women and lying about his misdeeds. The New York congressman seemed increasingly isolated from even his fellow Democrats Tuesday, as House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi formally requested a House ethics probe and the Senate’s top Democrat declined to publicly defend

him. Reince Priebus said in a statement that either Pelosi and Democratic chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz believe that members of Congress are held to a Weiner different standard, or they believe the congressman’s actions demand his departure from the House. The Democratic National Committee did not have an immediate comment. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid

delivered a rebuff to Weiner, a clear sign of the frustrations fellow Democrats have with a scandal they want to see over as soon as possible. “I wish there was some way I could defend him, but I can’t,” Reid said. Asked what he would say if Weiner called him for advice, Reid said “call somebody else.” The National Republican Congressional Committee issued press releases calling on more than a dozen House Democrats to return campaign contributions from Weiner.

By ZEINA KARAM Associated Press

BEIRUT — Mutinous Syrian soldiers joined forces with protesters after days of crackdowns in a tense northern region, apparently killing dozens of officers and security guards, residents and activists said Tuesday. The details of what happened in Jisr al-Shughour remain murky, but if confirmed the mutiny would be an extraordinary crack in the regime, which sees its 40-year grip on the country eroded weekly by thousands of protesters calling for the ouster of President Bashar Assad. The government said 120 troops and police died after “armed groups” attacked in Jisr al-Shughour, but has not explained how the heavily armed military could suffer such an enormous loss of life. Communications to the area are spotty, foreign journalists have been expelled, and many people reached by phone are too afraid to talk. The town drew the most recent assault by Syria’s military, whose nationwide crackdown on the revolt against Assad has left more than 1,300 Syrians dead, activists say. A resident said tensions began last week with snipers and security forces firing repeatedly on peaceful protests and then funerals, killing around 30 people.

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Japan’s government has doubled the estimate of how much radiation leaked from a tsunami-hit nuclear plant and says the damage to the reactors was greater than previously thought. The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency says in a report that nuclear fuel inside three reactors at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant probably melted through not only the reactor cores but also through the inner containment vessels. The report said twice as much radiation may have been released into the air as earlier thought. That would be one-fifth of the amount released at Chernobyl instead of the earlier estimate of one-tenth. NISA said its analysis used a different method than had been employed by the plant’s operator last month and is believed to “better reflect reality.” Japan admitted Tuesday it was unprepared for a severe nuclear accident like the tsunami-caused Fukushima disaster.






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GOP jobless aid measure advances in Pa. Changes OK’d that may keep 45,000 on benefits list. Dems: Amendments would lower aid.

By MARC LEVY Associated Press

HARRISBURG — More than 200 people rallied in the Pennsylvania Capitol for tougher environmental protection — if not an outright ban — on natural gas drilling as pressure builds on state lawmakers to approve a tax on the booming industry. Tuesday’s rally comes on the heels of two more Republican lawmakers in the GOP-controlled Legislature announcing they’re sponsoring bills to impose a tax or fee on Marcellus Shale gas extraction. After the rally, filmmaker Josh Fox and a woman who believes her well water in northern Pennsylvania was poisoned by nearby drilling unsuccessfully sought a meeting with Gov. Tom Corbett. The Republican governor opposes a drilling tax, but Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati says there’s a chance that such a bill will get to Corbett’s desk this month.


By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press

HARRISBURG — A bill that would make a technical change to state law and prevent 45,000 people from being kicked off jobless benefits later this week was pushed through a state House committee Tuesday, but Democrats said Republican amendments would unfairly cut workers’ benefits. The House Labor and Industry Committee voted along party lines to amend and then approve the bill that previously passed the Senate unanimously. The amendments would increase how much severance pay

counts against unemployment compensation and further define which actions constitute willful misconduct that prevents workers from collecting benefits. Another amendment, which would exempt severance benefits in existing labor contracts from the changes, passed unanimously. Committee Chairman Ron Miller, R-York, said the bill will make the unemployment system slightly more affordable, but leaves for a future debate the heavy lifting to make it solvent. “It’s a start, and it sets the table to try and address solvency as we go into the fall,” Miller said. The ranking Democrat on the committee, Rep. Bill Keller of Philadelphia, objected to using the leverage of the potential

early loss of benefits — another 90,000 are at risk through year’s end — to force broader changes in the system. “We’re trying to do unemployment compensation reform in a hurry, and you can’t do that stuff in a hurry,” he said. It wasn’t immediately clear how soon a bill would need to pass the House and Senate and be signed by Gov. Tom Corbett in order to avoid having the 45,000 workers kicked off the rolls for federally funded emergency benefits. A recipient would then need to reapply for benefits, a potential bureaucratic problem. The deadline arose because the state’s jobless rate has improved steadily in recent months. Miller said the full House will take up the bill early next week,

THREE OF A KIND IN PITTSBURGH he three similar susT pension bridges known as the ‘Three Sis-

ters’ are seen behind James Jividen as he fishes for bass and walleye Tuesday from the southern shore of the Allegheny River in downtown Pittsburgh. The bridges, which span the Allegheny at 6th, 7th and 9th streets, were given formal names to honor Pittsburgh residents major leaguer Roberto Clemente, artist Andy Warhol and conservationist and ‘Silent Spring’ author Rachel Carson.

Bath salt sales now prohibited in Lock Haven The Associated Press

LOCK HAVEN — A central Pennsylvania city is the latest municipality to ban the sale of synthetic drugs known as “bath salts.” The Lock Haven City Council on Monday night passed the ban that goes into effect June 26. The ordinance also includes a ban on synthetic marijuana. The synthetic drugs often packaged as bath salts or incense can cause extreme paranoia and hallucinations. They have been linked to violence nationwide. Emergency injunctions against the sale of such substances have already been issued in five Pennsylvania counties. Other communities, especially in northeastern Pennsylvania, have also banned the drugs after several high-profile crimes. The Express of Lock Haven reported that the city council there has said the action was designed to send a message to lawmakers in Harrisburg to take statewide action.


but the bill’s Senate sponsor, Sen. John Gordner, R-Columbia, said the deadline for enactment was about a week away. A state Labor and Industry Department official at the committee hearing said passage next week should not disrupt benefits. “There’s a certain amount of leeway — I believe it’s around Wednesday of next week, but much beyond that and basically you need to send the 45,000 off the rolls,” Gordner said. Gordner and Miller agreed that the bill, as amended Tuesday, represented a 90 percent agreement between the House and Senate Republican majorities. The big sticking points were language added by Miller to define what constitutes voluntary quitting or willful misconduct, for which employees are ineligi-


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ble for jobless benefits. Gordner said those terms have been defined by decades of legal precedent that should not be overridden without careful deliberation. He said another change Miller made was acceptable, to reduce to $11,000 the amount of severance pay that does not count against benefits. The figure in Gordner’s bill was $22,000. The bill also requires people to actively look for work while collecting benefits. House Republicans said their bill would move the system $143 million closer to solvency, but the overall problem, what the state owes the federal government, is about $3.7 billion. “We do need to do something with solvency,” Gordner said. “The question is, can we do it with a short amount of time?”

No appeal for ruling nixing cellphone ban The Associated Press

ALLENTOWN — Officials in Allentown have opted not to appeal a judge’s ruling overturning its local ban on the use of hand-held cellphones by drivers. A Lehigh County judge overturned the city’s cellphone ban last month. Mayor Ed Pawlowski tells The Morning Call of Allentown that there was no guarantee the city would prevail and an appeal would be costly. A failed appeal could have also resulted in a statewide precedent that would have affected similar bans in Philadelphia, Wilkes-Barre, Harrisburg and Erie. Lehigh County Judge James Anthony tossed the ban on May 4, saying only the state could enact such a ban. Allentown officials say it’s now up to state lawmakers to enact a ban for the entire state.





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DOROTHEA JONES, 71, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at the WilkesBarre General Hospital. Arrangements are pending from Kniffen O’Malley Funeral Home Inc., 465 S. Main St., WilkesBarre. SHIRLEY A. TIBLE, of Dupont, formerly of Clifton and Lake Hopatcong, N.J., passed away April 15, 2011. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Lackawanna Avenue, Dupont, by the Rev. Joseph D. Verespy. Interment will be in Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery, Dupont. Arrangements have been entrusted to Baloga Funeral Home Inc., 1201 Main St., Pittston (Port Griffith). DARLENE A. KAMINSKI, 60, of East Grand Street, Nanticoke, passed away Monday, June 6, 2011, at the Hospice Community Care Unit at Geisinger South WilkesBarre Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending from the Stanley S. Stegura Funeral Home Inc., Nanticoke.

John S. Pace June 5, 2011


ohn S. Pace, 47, of Watsontown, Pa., passed away suddenly on the afternoon of Sunday, June 5, 2011, at the Grand View Hospital in Sellersville, Pa. Born in Williamsport, Pa., he was a son of Robert A. and Barbara A. (Stirrat) Pace of Montoursville, Pa. John was married to the former MaryBeth Pitman, with whom he would have celebrated his 19th wedding anniversary on July 11. A 1981 graduate of Montoursville Area High School and a graduate with a bachelor of science degree from Bloomsburg University, John enjoyed his career in environmental sciences. He was employed by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, in Wilkes-Barre. He truly loved his parallel career as a Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve for the past 23 years. He served in Operation Desert Shield and was deployed to Iraq in support of the Operation Iraqi Freedom campaign. Additionally, he owned and operated a small dairy farm with his sons. He loved the farm and working the land. John was an indulgent dad, involved as a football and baseball coach, 4-H Dairy Leader, and Scout Leader. He loved watching his sons participate in sports and took pride in their achievements. Surviving, besides his parents and wife, are three sons, Ryan, Drew and Alex, all at home; two sisters, Sharon (Gene) Martini of Glen Mills, Pa., and Susan (Kim) Hubbard of South Williamsport, Pa.; and one brother, Senior Master Sergeant J. Brian Pace of Harrisburg, Pa.; as well as many, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Crouse Funeral Home, 133 E. 3rd St., Williamsport, from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of the Resurrection, 75 Musser Lane, Muncy, Pa., followed by military honors and burial at the St. James Lutheran (White Church) Cemetery, Mall Road, Muncy Township. The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations are made to the educational trust fund established for his sons at the Pace Children’s Fund, c/o Sovereign Bank, Broad Street, Montoursville, PA 17754. Link to Crouse funeral home econdolences.

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William Evan ‘Raggs’ Walters III

M. Elizabeth Booth

May 13, 2011

June 6, 2011

illiam “Billy” E. Walters III, 80, of Alamo, Calif., passed away W Friday, May 13, 2011, at his home

surrounded by friends and loved ones. Bill was born and raised in Hanover Township and was a son of William Evan Walters Jr. He was a player in the baseball minor leagues and principal of Hanover Green School in Wilkes-Barre, and Carolina Rebecca Bryan Walters, art school teacher with the Hanover Township school district. Bill graduated from Hanover High School, class of 1948, and he then enrolled in the U.S. Navy in 1949 where he was a cook on several mine sweepers including the USS Albatross; he remembers seeing Harry Truman in one of his chow lines, even recalling the hamburger platter Truman ate. He went to Mansfield State College, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in education in 1957. He taught in the Troy, Pa., school system where he met and married his first wife, Beverly Bradley (Walters). He left teaching to work for the Tremco Manufacturing Co. In 1963, he joined the Oneida Silver Co. where he retired at age 65 as the West Coast National Representative. Bill was an avid outdoorsman and a model shipbuilder. He learned to fish from his great Uncle Conrad Bush at Lake Nuangola, and fishing followed him throughout his life. His retirement career at Tim Berg’s Lodge was a result of his passion for fishing in Alaska. His niece, Christine Hibbard, recalls that most of his pictures show him with a big fish, from Key West to Alaska. Bill enjoyed hunting as well and spent many an afternoon at The Martinez Gun Club with his buddies and his beloved dog, Zippy. He lived in Northern California most of his adult life, first in Walnut Creek, then Danville and Alamo. Bill met his second wife, Dolores Johnson (Walters), in Danville in the mid 1970s. They were married in 1977 and remained so until his passing. They lived in the same Alamo home since 1979 in which many of us shared an abundance of good times. He was a Shriner and was

known for his parade character, Raggs the hobo clown. Bill was also an active member of The San Ramon Valley United Methodist Church in Alamo, Calif. He was always there for all of us, and we made sure we returned the favor. He no longer has to wait for fishing, elk or pheasant season, and we’re sure he’s making people laugh, just as he did for years. I’m sure everyone has more than one story about Bill’s amazing character on one hunting excursion or another adventure, or even just a trip down the road for a good old cup of Starbucks. Bill was preceded in death, in addition to his father, by his mother, Carolina Rebecca Bryan Walters; and his sister, Karen Hibbard MacLean. He is survived by his wife Dolores (Dee); daughters, Portia Clapper (Kevin) of Florida and Maren Walters of New York State; step-sons, Mark Johnson (Joni), Douglas Johnson (Carol), and Paul Anthony; and step-daughters, Nancy Louv (Michael) and Dianne Johnson, all of California; as well as several nieces and grandchildren; and one greatgrandchild. A Memorial Service Celebrating his Life was held June 3, 2011, in Alamo, Calif. There will be a Committal Service held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2011, in the Oaklawn Cemetery Chapel, 1250 S. Main St., Hanover Township. Memorial contributions can be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, International Headquarters, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.

M. ElizaElizabeth lived most of her adult beth Booth, life in Eagles Mere, where she was an 100, a resident active member of the Federated of Wesley Vil- Church and the Civic Club. She was lage, Jenkins always an avid reader, and in her earliTownship, and er years of her retirement took up formerly of Ea- painting. She and several friends gles Mere, Pa., from Eagles Mere journeyed to North died Monday, Mountain to take lessons from famed June 6, 2011, at local artist David Armstrong. Her Wesley Village. Elizabeth was born other lifelong enjoyment was written in Kingston, a daughter of George correspondence with her family and I. and Alice (Thomas) Van Bus- a large circle of friends. kirk. Elizabeth was married to the late She was a1929 graduate of King- George E. Booth, of Eagles Mere, ston High School and received her from 1944 until his death in 1977. Elnormal school teaching certificate izabeth was preceded in death by her in 1931 from what is now known as parents and five of her six siblings. Bloomsburg University. Elizabeth Surviving are a son, Van, and his taught in public schools in King- wife, Elizabeth J. (Toy) Booth of Facston, Eagles Mere and the East Ly- toryville, Pa.; sister, Audrey F. Johncoming School District. son of Fairport, N.Y.; and many nieces While working in the East Ly- and nephews. coming district she taught for sevFamily will receive friends at the eral years at one of the last survivSheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home ing one-room schoolhouses, the Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, Frenchtown School. Documents indicate that it was built prior to from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday evening. A the Civil War. On February 20, memorial service will be held in Ea1962, the day John Glenn first or- gles Mere at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribited the Earth, she and her students moved into the 20th century butions may be made to Wesley Vilby taking up residence at the new- lage, 209 Roberts Road, Pittston, PA ly completed Carl G. Renn Ele- 18640. Online condolences may be sent to mentary School in Lairdsville, Pa., where she continued teaching un- the family at til her retirement.

Theresa A. Groshek June 5, 2011 heresa A. Groshek, 80, of Nanticoke Avenue, Nanticoke, passed T away Sunday, June 5, 2011, at the

Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born on December 16, 1930, in Nanticoke, she was a daughter of the late John and Josephine Opatta Ziolkowski. She attended the Nanticoke public schools. Theresa was employed at the General Cigar Mill in Nanticoke. She was a member of St. Faustina’s Parish in Nanticoke. Theresa was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley, in1982; sisters, Wanda Ziolkowski, Helen Ziolkowski and Irene Yackimowicz; brothers, Henry Ziolkowski and Stanley Ziolkowski; and daughterin-law Karen Groshek.

William James Keats

Louise Puchalski

June 4, 2011


illiam James Keats, 75, of the Parsons section of WilkesBarre, left his body to be with the Lord Saturday, June 4, 2011. Born November 27, 1935, in WilkesBarre, he was a son of the late Kenneth and Ann Colvin Keats. “Jim” as he was called by his friends and family, graduated from James M. Coughlin High School and joined the U.S. Army serving in the Armored Tank Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Jim was married at age 19 to Mary Alice Jones Keats, Bear Creek. They were married for 24 years. Jim was the founder of American Landscaping Co. and was involved in the business for more than 40 years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman all of his life and enjoyed yearly trips to Maine and spending summers with his friends at Cherry Grove Camp Ground near Lake Ontario. He was preceded in death by his parents and four sisters. Surviving are his sister, Euella (Delwyn) Thomas, of Harrison Township, Mich.; daughter Judith Lynn Keats, Bear Creek; sons, William James Keats II, and his wife, Carol, of Breslau, Christopher John Keats, Bear Creek, and Michael Alan Keats and his wife, Janet, Parsons; grandchildren, Sarah Hatcher McGowan and her husband, Christopher, Bear Creek, Kyle-Rhys William Hatcher, Colorado, Michael Torrin, Mathew Taylor, Mackenzie

Eleanore P. Rembecki June 6, 2011 P. (Butrymowicz) RemE leanore becki, 86, of 904 Arbor Drive,

Endicott, N.Y., died quietly Monday morning, June 6, 2011, at home surrounded by her children. She was preceded in death by her husband, John S. Rembecki, and son Mark. Eleanore is survived by her daughter, Marlene (Rembecki), and husband Lyle Oehler; and sons Gregory and wife Lynda (Brick), Eric and wife Carole (Cummings), and Jeffry Rembecki; sister, Mary Ann (Butrymowicz) Costello; brother, Paul Butrymowicz; sister-in-law Mercedes Butrymowicz; granddaughters, Jenna, Rachel and Olivia Rembecki, and Sarah Oehler; grandsons, Mark Oehler, Eric Rembecki Jr., and Joshua Rembecki; as well as great-grandchildren, Aidan and Eleanor Green, and Ethan Williams. Eleanore was a longtime member of St. Casimir’s Church, Endicott, N.Y. Born in Duryea on August 8, 1924, Eleanore volunteered with the American Red Cross at the onset of World War II before leaving to work as a secretary with the Veterans Administration in Washington, D.C. She was the past president of the local chapter of Catholic Daughters of America and the Polish Women’s Alliance. She was honored as New

June 4, 2011 ouise (nee-Cebula) Puchalski, 69, passed away Saturday, June L 4, 2011, at Compassionate Care Hos-

Meredith and Michaela Marie Keats, Parsons, Jesse William and Jared James Keats, Breslau; and his longtime companion, Elayne Swinski, Plymouth; nieces and nephews, Gail (Anthony) Strong and Anne Thomas (Robert Patterer), both of Indiana, Kenneth (Vicki) Thomas and Amy Thomas (Dann Hart), all of Michigan; as well as first cousins, Verne Keats, Lucille Bittenbender, and Mollie Irvine. A Celebration of Jim’s Life will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday at E. Blake Collins Funeral Home, 159 George Ave., WilkesBarre. In honor of Jim’s love for casual attire please feel free to come as you are. His remains will be buried in Hollenback Cemetery, WilkesBarre, at a time to be determined by the family. Condolences can be sent to the family at

York State’s Catholic Daughter during the 1980s. She volunteered at Mom’s House in Endicott, N.Y. Eleanore’s joys in life were her faith, her family and her garden. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Nativity of Our Lord Parish, (formerly Holy Rosary Church), 127 Stephenson St., Duryea. Burial will take place at Holy Rosary Cemetery immediately following services. A reception will take place at the Duryea VFW immediately following cemetery services. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association, Central New York, in loving memory of her son, Mark Rembecki.

Surviving are sons, John Groshek of Wilkes-Barre and Richard Groshek of Hanover Township; daughters, Marcella Demski of Glen Lyon and Theresa Ann Harding of Mountain Top; granddaughter Kimberly Lisak of Edwardsville; 11 additional grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday from the Stanley S. Stegura Funeral Home Inc., 614 S. Hanover St., Nanticoke, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in the primary site of St. Faustina’s Parish, formerly Holy Trinity Church, Hanover Street, Nanticoke. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today.

pice in Dover, N.J. She was born in Dupont, lived in Morristown, N.J., for five years, and moved to Dover, where she lived most of her life before moving to Montville, N.J., four years ago. Louise was an office clerk for Dr. Arthur H. Tiger in Dover for over 10 years before retiring in 2004. She was preceded in death by her parents, Anthony and Genevieve (nee-Wawer) Cebula; and her brother, Joseph Cebula. Louise is survived by her husband, Chester; her two sons, Chester A., of Lake Forest, Calif., and Steven T. and his wife, Sharon, of Par-

sippany, N.J.; her daughter, Lynn J., and her partner, Susan, of Montville, N.J.; as well as her six grandchildren. Funeral Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday from the Lokuta-Zawacki Funeral Home, 200 Wyoming Ave., Dupont, with a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in the Holy Mother of Sorrows Polish National Catholic Church, 212 Wyoming Ave., Dupont. Interment will be in the parish cemetery in Dupont. Friends may call from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Friday morning at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in her memory to Holy Mother of Sorrows Polish National Catholic Church.

FUNERALS AMENDOLA – Marguerite, funeral 9:30 a.m. today from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Andrew’s Parish, 316 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre. AQUILINA – Mary, funeral 10:30 a.m. today in the Mount Olivet Cemetery Chapel, Carverton. BRAJA – Anna, funeral 11 a.m. today at the S.J. Grontkowski Funeral Home, 530 W. Main St., Plymouth. Family and friends may call 9 a.m. until funeral time. COOK – Thomas Jr., funeral 2 p.m. today from the Anthony Recupero Funeral Home, 406 Susquehanna Ave., West Pittston. DOMIN – Aleatha, funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Thursday in All Saints Parish, 66 Willow St., Plymouth. DOWING – John, Celebration of Life noon Saturday at the Best Western East Mountain Inn. HOMSCHEK – George Sr., calling hours 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston. A memorial service at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Maria Goretti Church, Laflin. Those attending are asked to go directly to the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to The Tree of Life, St. Maria Goretti Church, 42 Redwood Dr., Laflin, PA 18702. KACZMAREK – Bernard, funeral 11 a.m. today from the John V. Morris Funeral Home, 625 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Relatives and friends may call 8:30 a.m. until the time of services today. KEATS – William James, calling hours 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday at E. Blake Collins Funeral Home, 159 George Ave., Wilkes-Barre. KOTCHIK – Marcella, funeral 9:30 a.m. today from the Wroblewski Funeral Home Inc., 1442 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Holy Name/ Saint Mary’s Church, 283 Shoemaker St., Swoyersville. Calling hours 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. today at the funeral home. LUCE – Madeline, funeral 9 a.m. today from the Metcalfe and

Shaver Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Our lady of Sorrows Church of St. Monica’s Parish, West Wyoming. MCGUIRE – Dolores, funeral 9 a.m. today from the George A. Strish Inc., Funeral Home, 105 N. Main St., Ashley. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at St. Leo’s/ Holy Rosary Church, Ashley. Family and friends may call 8 to 9 a.m. today. NORTON – Thomas, funeral 6 p.m. today from the Karl E. Blight Funeral Home, 392 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Friends may call 4 to 6 p.m. today. REAKES – Dorothy, funeral 11 a.m. today from Davis-Dinelli Funeral Home, 170 E. Broad St., Nanticoke. SAKOSKI – funeral 10 a.m. today from the Stanley S. Stegura Funeral Home Inc.. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in the main site of St. Faustina’s Parish, formerly Holy Trinity Church, Hanover Street, Nanticoke. SCHMIDT – Josephine, Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Robert Bellarmine Parish, Wilkes-Barre (St. Aloysius Church). SECULA – Christine, funeral 10 a.m. Thursday from the Bernard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., Duryea. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Duryea. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today. SORICK – John, funeral 9 a.m. Thursday from the Bednarski Funeral Home, 168 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, Pittston. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. WALTERS – William, committal service 11 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2011, in the Oaklawn Cemetary Chapel, 1250 S. Main St., Hanover Township. YOUREN – Joyce, funeral 11 a.m. Thursday from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home Inc., corner of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek. Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today.



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Hearings on gas issues lie ahead

Solicitor says pipeline projects will need zoning OK before they can proceed. By SARAH HITE

DALLAS TWP. – More zoning hearings related to natural gas development could be in store for the township, officials stated at a meeting Tuesday evening. Solicitor Thomas Brennan said pipeline projects will now need zoning approval from the township prior to construction. Two companies, Chief Gathering LLC and Williams Field Services LLC, have submitted plans to build natural gas pipelines to tap into the Williamsowned Transco interstate pipeline, which runs perpendicular to Hildebrant Road near the Dallas School District campus. Supervisors announced the township received an Act 14 notification on May 19 on behalf of Chief for its application to apply for a state Department of Environmental Protection permit related to its approximately 30-mile Wyoming County Natural Gas Pipeline. Brennan said the township’s planning consultant, Jack W H AT ’ S Varaly, reNEXT viewed the land use infor- The next mation provid- supervisors’ ed by Chief ’s meeting will be held at 7:30 engineering p.m. June 21 in firm for the the municipal permit applica- building. tion and made note of “inaccurate and/or undocumented responses.” Kozick wrote a letter to the DEP addressing various issues, including zoning approval will be required for any use of land within the township. No zoning applications have been received from Chief for the pipeline project as of Tuesday. “It was always in the zoning ordinance, but we’ve never had anything of this nature within the township,” said Kozick. He also wrote Chief has not undertaken any actions to address community concerns about the project. Brennan said the newness of the natural gas developments within the township has led to re-examining the current zoning ordinance. “Right now our position is the pipeline will need zoning approval, but it’s being contested,” he said. Chief is currently awaiting zoning approval for its proposed metering station to be located about 1,300 feet from the Dallas schools. A fifth continuation hearing has been scheduled for June 16. Williams began its presentation of its 33-mile Springville Gathering Line project to the township’s planning commission last month. The company had to withdraw its land development and subdivision plans in April for a proposed metering station to be located off Hildebrandt Road because land development and subdivision approval could not be granted prior to zoning approval. Kozick said it is unknown what the company will do at the next scheduled planning commission meeting set for June 14.

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County builds success for struggling homeowners Foreclosure mediation hear- tions, the judge added. There are approximately nine lenders before they may be put tage of the mediation, Wetzel County foreclosure program or 10 new cases of foreclosure ings are held once a month, and out of their properties. Property owners are notified of said. has had a success rate of 81.5 County Judge Lewis Wetzel, mediation a month, Wetzel said. Wetzel projected the attorneys the program once a mortgage These agencies receive state percent in just first 6 months. who along with Judge Joseph He attributed the high rate to that participate lose between foreclosure action is filed in the and federal funding to help the By SHEENA DELAZIO

WILKES-BARRE – A mortgage foreclosure program implemented in Luzerne County last year has had a success rate significantly higher than the statewide average, a Luzerne County judge said. The mortgage foreclosure program, which began last fall, was started in an attempt to help people facing foreclosure try to negotiate a payment agreement with

Cosgrove encouraged the court to create the program and helped design it, said the county program has had a success rate of 81.5 percent in just the first six months, compared to the statewide rate of 20 percent in similar programs. “It’s a staggering number,” Wetzel said of the county’s success rate. That number reflects on the current 61 cases active or resolved in Luzerne County. Of that number, 39 are ongoing and 22 have been resolved.

how the program functions locally – with those facing foreclosure meeting face-to-face with lenders and attorneys to work together toward a solution. There is a pool of 20 local attorneys with bankruptcy and real estate expertise who work pro bono on each case. As the program went on, Wetzel said, mainly three or four attorneys continued to work extensively for the program. “Those attorneys take a financial hit each time they appear for a mediation,” Wetzel said.

$500 and $1,000 a day when working toward an agreement. Wetzel said the attorneys’ devotion to the program makes it a success, and he feels it would be beneficial for others facing foreclosure in Luzerne County to know the program exists. “Most people are in this situation because of losing their job,” he said. Once they enter the program and begin working again and receiving income, their situation can be worked out in most situa-

Dallas and Pittston Area seek their share of millions of dollars in lawsuit. By SHEENA DELAZIO


Personnel from Falzone Towing Service clean up after a driver lost control of a triaxle dump truck containing gravel from Handiwerk Site Contractors, Hummelstown, while traveling downhill on Giants Despair in Laurel Run Borough on Tuesday morning. State police at the scene said the male driver failed to negotiate a curve and rolled over the vehicle. He suffered moderate injuries and was taken to Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.

WILKES-BARRE – A Pittston man charged with leading police on a chase in West Pittston in July was sentenced Tuesday to one year in county prison followed by three years probation. George Charles Tonte, 21, of Columbus Avenue, was sentenced on one count each of receiving stolen property and simple assault and three counts of reckless endangerment by Luzerne County Judge Joseph Van Jura. Tonte received credit for 10 months already served in prison and is eligible to apply for work release. He pleaded guilty to the charges in April. According to court papers, on July 30, Tonte was involved in a high-speed pursuit with police, causing two accidents and injuring an officer. Police said Tonte’s vehicle crashed into a cruiser and Tonte fled on foot. Pittston Township Assistant Chief Leonard Trotta was injured after falling during a foot chase.

an attorney. It is scheduled for Thursday before District Judge Diana Malast. NANTICOKE – Simple assault and ethnic intimidation charges were dismissed against David M. Letteer, 46, during a preliminary hearing before District Judge Donald Whittaker on Tuesday. Plymouth police had accused Letteer of using racial slurs regarding two children during a disturbance with a woman on Church Street on May 29, according to the criminal complaint. The charges, including defiant trespass, institutional vandalism, disorderly conduct, harassment, terroristic threats and public drunkenness, were dismissed when Letteer pledged to enter an in-patient rehabilitation facility.

NANTICOKE – Simple assault and disorderly conduct charges were dismissed against Richard Evans, 46, of Plymouth, during a preliminary hearing before District Judge Donald Whittaker on Tuesday. Evans did plead guilty to PLAINS TWP. – A prelimipublic drunkenness. nary hearing was continued Plymouth police had acon Tuesday for a Jenkins cused Evans of assaulting his Township man charged with girlfriend, Nora Simoncavage, threatening female employees on May 31, according to the at the U.S. Department of criminal complaint. Veterans Administration ReThe domestic violence gional Office building in Philacharges were dismissed when delphia. Robert Eric Stahlnecker, 39, Simoncavage opted not to testify against Evans. last known address as Owen Street, was charged by JenHANOVER TWP. – A Nekins Township police with scopeck man accused of burusing vulgar and threatening glarizing a house on Scurelanguage when he called the man Street waived his right VA in 2009. He was also accused of possessing and grow- to a preliminary hearing before District Judge Joseph ing marijuana in his house. Halesey on Tuesday. The hearing was continued Township police charged to allow Stahlnecker to obtain

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be at the Larksville American Legion, 354 E. State St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. The Mobile Veterans Center will have information on

property owners round up their financial information and assess what they might afford. Wetzel’s presence at the foreclosure meetings is only as a facilitator in case a mediation cannot be resolved. Foreclosure mediations are held on the third Friday of every month beginning at 9 a.m. at the Penn Place county building on Pennsylvania Avenue in WilkesBarre. The next scheduled mediations will be heard on Friday.

Districts, health trust await ruling

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Prothonotary’s Office. Office staff note which foreclosure actions are “owner-occupied” and submit the information to court administration so letters may be sent explaining the program. A lender agency is then called and is sent documentation on a particular case three weeks before scheduled monthly meetings, Wetzel has previously said. Interested property owners must contact one of three credit counseling agencies within 30 days if they wish to take advan-

Shawn Kishbaugh, 24, with the burglary at the house on May 22. Kishbaugh waived charges of burglary, criminal trespass, theft and criminal mischief to Luzerne County Court. NANTICOKE – John Earl Douglas, 34, of Vine Street, Plymouth, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct during a preliminary hearing Tuesday before District Judge Donald Whittaker for intending to harm an ex-girlfriend with an ax. Plymouth police withdrew a charge of offensive weapon against Douglas. Police allege Douglas left his house with an ax he intended to use to harm his ex-girlfriend on West Walnut Street on June 2. Douglas dropped the ax on Cherry Street, according to the criminal complaint. SCRANTON – A Brooklyn man was sentenced to 78 months in federal prison Tuesday for distributing crack cocaine in the Wilkes-Barre area. Aaron Saunders, 30, who used the street names Preem and Smiles, pled guilty to participating in the distribution of crack cocaine and was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Court Judge James M. Munley. Saunders was indicted with 13 other defendants by a federal grand jury in September 2007 after investigations by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, Pennsylvania State Police and Wilkes-Barre Police. Munley also ordered Saunders to be placed on three years supervised release when he gets out of prison and to pay a fine of $1,500. veterans benefits but it does not file claims. Those requests are referred to county veterans’ directors and service officers.

WILKES-BARRE – After hearing seven days of testimony, a Luzerne County judge said he will decide “as rapidly as possible” whether two area school districts will get their share of millions of dollars in a 3-year-old civil lawsuit. Judge Lewis Wetzel presided over a non-jury trial involving the Dallas and Pittston Area school districts against the Northeastern Pennsylvania School Districts Health Trust seeking an undetermined portion of an $18 million surplus the schools say they paid into the trust, after they withdrew from the program. Court-mandated accounting shows the two districts paid $4.3 million more into the trust than they received in benefit payments or owed for administrative overhead.

Attorneys presented the last of their witnesses Tuesday morning before presenting closing arguments. Howard Levinson, an attorney for the districts, said in his closing argument there was never an agreement about withholding the $18 million surplus. He said members of the trust believed they would be paid back after withdrawing from the program, and that the districts are entitled to the money. Levinson argued there were certain circumstances that called for money to be repaid, and that those circumstances were protective measures if members of the trust believed they could get better health care and contracts elsewhere. If awarded the money, the districts would put it into a “constructive trust” and use it solely to pay health care costs of district employees, as it was originally intended, according to court papers. Robert Mariani, an attorney for the health trust, said in his clos-

ing argument that the districts’ lawsuit is an attempt at a “money grab” by the districts because they “knew what they agreed to.” “In our opinion …” Mariani said, “…it’s a disgrace.” Mariani argued no one forced the two districts out of the trust and it was clear in both testimony and evidence, including an Internal Revenue Service report, that there was no agreement to the distribution of the surplus money. “They are no longer part of the trust. That money is used for people in the trust,” Mariani said. “The surplus stays in the trust. The trustees agreed to that.” According to court papers, the districts withdrew from the trust in 2007, citing that it had built a hefty surplus by charging more than necessary for premiums. The districts then sought and ultimately sued for what they claim is their share of the surplus. The trust, formed in 1999, is a consortium of 13 area districts formed in an attempt to lower health insurance costs.



MEETINGS Foreclosures addressed KINGSTON – Municipal Administrator Paul Keating announced at Monday’s council meeting that he was cooperating with Solicitor Henry Mattern in attempts to deal with the property conditions of houses that are in the midst of foreclosure and are not receiving proper care. Keating noted that although there are relatively few of these types of properties within the borough, they are still a concern, “because so many of our residents do take good care of their homes.” Mattern explained that difficulties arise in contacting the owners of the properties in the foreclosure process as they are often banks located out of the area. Public works department workers currently cut high grass and weeds. They have also, on occasion, removed excess garbage that was left on the premises when the residents relocated. Keating, however, does not want municipal resources applied to private property problems and is hoping to have some suggestions for resolution for the borough’s upcoming work session. Council also recognized Wyoming Seminary’s Mock Trial Team, which took first place in the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Statewide Mock Trial competition. This led to the team representing the state in the National High School Mock Trial Competition, held May 5 through 7 in Phoenix, Ariz. Seminary placed sixth out of the 48 teams in the national competition. Mayor James Haggerty presented team members and coaches with a proclamation declaring June 13 as Wyoming Seminary Mock Trial Team Day in the municipality. Officials also reminded residents that the old $1.75 garbage stickers have been invalid since the price was increased to $2 in January. Bags featuring the outdated stickers will no longer be picked up. Residents who do

have unused outdated stickers can go to the municipal building to redeem the unused stickers and pay the 25-cent difference on each sticker. B. Garret Rogan Road problems discussed BEAR CREEK TWP. – A road that isn’t even in the township was on the minds of some Bear Creek Township residents at Monday’s supervisors meeting. Several residents of Weiss Road asked the supervisors to do something about the drainage on the road, which they said is deteriorating because of excess water. One resident asked that the township make good on promises to take care of the drains, possibly by having the fire company blast water through them to clear blockages. “Weiss Road is our problem child,” said Supervisor Chairman Gary Zingaretti, noting that while the residents’ property is in Bear Creek Township, the road itself is part of Dennison Township. Zingaretti said Bear Creek has agreed to limited road maintenance, such as pothole patching, but engineers have estimated that proper repairs on Weiss Road would cost in excess of $400,000. “Even if Dennison (Township) gave up the road to Bear Creek, we don’t have the $400,000 to repair it,” he said. While he declined to discuss too much because the matter is still under discussion between the two townships, Zingaretti said Bear Creek is at work on a short term solution while a longer term answer to the ongoing problem is sought. Solicitor William Vinsko also updated the supervisors on regulations regarding blighted properties and on an airport overlay zone ordinance requested by the state Transportation Department. Vinsko said the supervisors will need to revise existing ordinances to incorporate new conservatory laws, which he said give “more teeth” to the zoning officer and allow more latitude for the township to deal with blighted properties. Supervisors will also be asked to consider an ordinance that



would require anyone building a structure of a certain height to notify the Federal Aviation Administration and PennDOT’s Bureau of Aviation, Vinsko said. The airport overlay zoning ordinance is being requested because the township is on an approach route to the WilkesBarre/Scranton International Airport, Vinsko said, and would affect the construction of taller structures like cell phone towers and windmills. In other business, the board: • Approved a reverse subdivision to allow the Stchur Estate to sell a parcel of land on Bald Mountain Road. The land is divided by a PennDOT-owned road, and the estate sought to split the property to sell 1.6 acres on one side of the road to an adjoining property owner, while selling the remaining larger parcel in a separate sale. • Approved a new expense reimbursement policy that requires all township employees, supervisors and anyone designated for official business by the township to meet certain requirements for reimbursement of authorized expenses. Janine Ungvarsky Flood project woes heard SWOYERSVILLE – Borough officials fielded a complaint from a resident Monday night about an ongoing flood project along Wade Run Creek. The stream improvement project that had been scheduled for completion in November 2010 seems to be stalled due to weather-related issues and, in the meantime, residents said they have been inconvenienced and cannot enjoy the full value of their properties. “It is seemingly impossible to get answers to our questions in regard to this project,” said Bill Hooper, indicating that he had contacted the state Department of Environmental Protection; Borton Lawson, which is the firm hired to execute the project; and finally, council, without any answers in regard to the timeline of the project itself or any indication of anticipated long-term success of the project. He said he was concerned about street water upon completion of the project.




Council President Ronald Alunni reiterated the project was out of the borough’s hands and said Hooper should contact Borton Lawson directly. When Hooper indicated he had tried that to no avail, officials stated the borough contact Borton Lawson to obtain more information about the project. In another matter, resident Frank Piazza addressed council about dumping near the Slocum Street playground. “I’ve personally observed people attempting to dump hedges and broken cement pieces there,” said Piazza. “Both times, I was able to stop them, reminding them that it is a play area and not a dumping ground.” Council agreed to put “no dumping” signs up at the site and also encouraged residents to contact the police if such dumping was observed. Bruce Lykon brought up a problem of unleashed dogs in the area. “I have been guilty of this myself,” said Lykon, “but, at this time I think that we should pass a law against unleashed dogs.” He added he had recently had an encounter with a pit bull. Solicitor Joe Yeager indicated a state law existed that was applicable in regard to unleashed dogs as well. Council told residents to contact police if they observed unleashed or unattended dogs in the borough. Geri Gibbons Supervisors are criticized DORRANCE TWP. – Township supervisors came under criticism Monday night from three men who complained that a political clique is strangling the township, causing an inaction that fails to address real issues. After the regular monthly meeting Joe Chalawick, Blue Ridge Trail resident, who during the meeting complained about a sign at J&L Market, said he’s “sick and tired” of preferential treatment extended to some people by the supervisors. “We need the people to wake up and come out to these meet-



ings and learn what is going on,” he said. Chalawick was invited to meet with township officials in what was described as a face-to-face session that is open to the general public, but he declined. Supervisor Chairman Ray Engler said that over the course of the past two years, the supervisors have provided an opportunity for Chalawick to hold discussions with supervisors, but Chalawick chooses instead to be a vocal critic at the meetings. Engler said letters have been written to Chalawick as well as two others, Rich Smith and Kevin Casey, in an attempt to resolve lingering issues they raised at the meeting. During the public comment phase, Smith, of St. Mary’s Road, expressed concerns about water runoff from the township recycling shed and its parking lot onto his property. He previously cited these same issues in April. He said the problem continues without any action on the part of supervisors and its maintenance staff. Smith also asked about a sign permit for J&L Market, but was cut short by Solicitor James Schneider, who stated it was not a question-andanswer period. Casey, of Small Mountain Road, asked about a petition his lawyer, William Higgs, filed with the supervisors about the proposed expansion of the Pennsy Supply Quarry, but he was told the matter is being reviewed legally. Casey, who video records the meetings, wants Pennsy to cease and desist, but Engler said that’s not something the supervisors can accomplish. since the matter is in the hands of the court and the state Department of Environmental Protection. DEP has yet to authorize permits for the quarry. Another resident, Rick Walling, of Blue Ridge Trail, said a hazardous traffic condition is prevalent because of ATV and dirt bike riders who speed unrestricted around the corner of St. Mary’s Road and Blue Ridge Trail. “I’m going to predict that a bad accident is going to happen unless you supervisors do some-

thing,” he said. Dorrance doesn’t have a police force; it relies upon state police at Hazleton for investigations and patrol. Walling also complained about surface water runoff from drainage ditches on St. Mary’s Road. It was stated that because of the July 4th holiday, the next regular meeting has been scheduled on Monday, July 11. Tom Huntington Paving contract is awarded FAIRVIEW TWP. – Supervisors agreed to accept the base bid of $88,640 from Barletta Material Inc. for the paving project on Garden Avenue from Route 309 to Brook Lane. Barletta Material Inc. had the lowest of three bids submitted. The township police department will see several fresh faces soon. The board accepted the official resignation of officer Anthony DeCusatis and approved a motion to hire two new parttime officers, Aaron Fromm and Raymond Suda Jr., both at $15 per hour. In addition to the new officers, the board approved the purchase of a 2011 Ford Crown Victoria police cruiser at a cost of $25,223 from Warnock Ford, Morristown, N.J., under the Pennsylvania Department of General Services’ COPSTARS cooperative purchasing program. The board also approved the hiring of eight workers for the summer park program at Memorial Park: Nicole Spaide, park director, at $10.50 per hour; Kristen Zearfoss, $8.40 an hour; David Waskie, $8.40; Casse Hogan, $8.15; Kailey Roberts, $8.15; AnnMarie Klie, $8.15; Amanda Evans, $8.40, and Seth Loftus-Vergari, $7.50.In other business, the board thanked Alex Kline, Matthew Taleroski and Andrew Dean for planting flowers in front of the township building and Mountain Top sign. The three are students at Fairview Elementary and the work was done as Enviro-Day projects. Steffen Lizza

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Former Lackawanna County Commissioner Robert Cordaro, right, along with current Lackawanna County Commissioner A.J. Munchak, not in picture, are on trial on a 41-count indictment that charges them with multiple counts of racketeering, bribery, extortion, money laundering, honest services fraud and other offenses. Testimony will resume at 9:30 a.m. today in federal court in Scranton.

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vices, including the cleanup of tons of pigeon droppings from the Lackawanna County Courthouse roof, as a “professional service,” which allowed the contracts to be awarded without competitive bidding. Alicon Environmental, the business hired to clean up the pigeon dung, is among eight companies that federal prosecutors allege paid bribes to Cordaro and Munchak in order to secure contracts with the county during their tenure as majority commissioners from 2004 to 2008. Washo was one of five witnesses who testified Tuesday at Munchak and Cordaro’s trial on a 41count indictment that charges them with multiple counts of racketeering, bribery, extortion, money laundering, honest services fraud and other offenses. Washo served as a minority commissioner from 2005 until 2007, when he and fellow Democrat Corey O’Brien took control as the majority. Since then, Washo said, he and O’Brien have taken steps to increase public accountability of the office. “I knew commissioners had a lot of power, but I had no idea until I took the seat of the enormity of that power – power that is not matched by accountability,” Washo said under questioning by Assistant U.S. Attorney Lorna Graham. That was particularly so under



the Cordaro and Munchak regime, he said. The men essentially cut him out of all decisions, particularly the awarding of contracts, he said. Washo said he opposed the Alicon contract because he questioned the cost and believed it should have been bid out, instead of being awarded as a professional service. At the time the contract was awarded, $1.8 million had already been expended on the cleanup, he said. “I couldn’t imagine how that cost was justified,” Washo said. He said he also vehemently opposed a contract awarded to Charles Costanzo to administer the county’s workers’ compensation fund. “Hundreds of thousands of dollars expended on a program were going directly to the person administering the program,” Washo said. “The county had paid $90,000 prior to this. This was

$180,000, plus there were other bonuses.” Federal prosecutors contend Munchak, who remains a commissioner, and Cordaro, who was booted from office in the 2007 election, had ulterior motives in awarding those two contracts and others that are the basis of the indictment. The government alleges Alicon, through an intermediary, paid Cordaro $20,000 for its contract and that Costanzo, who was convicted in 2009 of stealing more than $600,000 from the workers’ compensation fund, also paid Cordaro several thousand dollars. Questioned by Munchak’s attorney, Christopher Powell, Washo acknowledged that some of the projects – including the pigeon dung removal – were necessary. Powell and Cordaro’s attorneys, William Costopoulos and Jerry

Johnson, have portrayed their clients as concerned public servants whose sole motives in taking on the contracts was to improve the county. Costopoulos repeatedly objected to Washo’s testimony, questioning its relevancy. U.S. District Judge A. Richard Caputo overruled most of the objections, siding with prosecutors, who noted the defense had raised the issue regarding Cordaro and Mun-

Durkin said he did not chak’s motives. have any idea where the In addition to allegedmoney came from. When ly accepting bribes, Corhe discussed the matter daro and Munchak are with Munchak, Munchak also accused of pilfering suggested Durkin report thousands of dollars in the money as contribucash contributions that ONLINE tions from donors of $50 were made to the or less, which under elecFriends of Munchak and To see video, tion law would not reCordaro political action scan this QR quire Durkin to identify committee, which raised code into your funds for their 2003 and smartphone or the donors. Durkin said he balked at the idea, subsequent campaigns. visit www.timesleaderhowever, because he had The bulk of Tuesday’s .com. no way to confirm the intestimony was taken up formation. by Thomas Durkin, the “I said I wasn’t comfortable county’s current chief financial officer, who served as Munchak and with that,” he said. Durkin said he worked out a Cordaro’s campaign treasurer compromise with Munchak to refrom 2003 to 2007. Durkin spent about 4½ hours port the money as an “in-kind” on the stand detailing the process contribution -- which is utilized utilized to report donations and on campaign forms to report expenditures – a process he and a goods or services, such as providcounty election official acknowl- ing free printing for a candidate. edged had no independent over- He listed the money as “unidentified contributions -- deposit detail sight. Durkin said he was never asked lost.” The trial is expected to last apby Cordaro or Munchak to do anything improper. But he did have proximately two weeks. Testimoconcerns regarding $25,150 in un- ny will resume before Caputo at documented contributions the 9:30 a.m. today in federal court in Scranton. campaign took in 2004.

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Employees notified Employees were informed Tuesday the center is closing, Hopkins said. The center provided inpatient services to children and young adults between the ages of 12 and 18 with multiple psychiatric diagnoses, who struggled in traditional school settings or at home, who have suffered traumatic experiences, who have difficulty expressing themselves or who have experimented with drugs and alcohol. It aimed to keep children close to home during treatment with the goal of reintegrating patients into a family setting. Hopkins said the center represented only a fraction of the services provided by his organization.


BridgeView, a treatment center in Wilkes-Barre for children with severe mental health issues, will close July 7.

“The number of kids that we serve in the course of a year is 4,000; the number of kids that we served at BridgeView is 50,” he said, adding “at the same time it’s an important level of care.” But Joe DeVizia, Luzerne County Human Services director, called the closing of the center “a loss to the community.” “I believe that the state has taken a posture to try to reduce the treatments in (residential treatment facilities); but, in the meantime, I really believe that a program like this is needed,” he said. “I know they were losing money and it’s hard to say please stay open, but I do think it’s going to be important for us to have some provider in our area that has a program like this,” he continued. “Otherwise, kids are going to be placed further from their home.” Hopkins said the nearest comparable centers are EIHAB Human Services at the former St. Michael’s School in Tunkhannock and Kidspeace in Allentown. The Shawnee Academy and The Beacon School in Shawnee-on-Delaware, Monroe County, closed

March 31. Three-story building Hopkins said Children’s Service Centerhasnotdecidedwhatitwill do with the three-story building in the shadow of the South Street Bridge that houses the facility. “We will now begin exploring alternative uses for the facility including the possibility of selling the property,” he said. Hopkins said the decision to close the center was financial, and not related to problem areas identified by the state Department of Public Welfare and the center’s insurance carrier in April. Officials from the department and Community Care Behavior Health Organization, the insurer, visited the facility in April after two teenage girls ran away from the facility Feb. 21and were subsequently sexually assaulted by a man who picked them up off the street. Community Care Behavior Health Organization in April asked BridgeView to temporarily suspend admission to the center while corrective action was taken.

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centers three years ago, and slashed them by 50 percent last year. There currently are 14 children living at the center, Hopkins said, and nine of them have discharge plans effective prior to July 1. The remaining five will be placed in foster care, Hopkins said. The center has a capacity for 51 patients and has 54 full- and parttime employees. Hopkins said in a release that Children’s Service Center “explored every available option to try and keep BridgeView open in spite of the difficult climate that exists in providing this needed service.” “We will do everything we can to find positions for staff affected by this decision within our current continuum of services or with other child welfare organizations located in the area,” he added.

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Homeless plight is ours to solve


EARLY TWO AND a grams afloat. Instead, pin the half years ago an edi- fault where it belongs: on an entorial in this space tire community unwilling to speculated that no ac- confront the problem of hometion would be taken to provide lessness in a coordinated, comhomeless people in the Wyom- passionate and meaningful way. Generally speaking, we are ing Valley with a safe, permanent shelter until “someone’s unaware of – or we intentionally frozen body is pulled from a overlook – the plight of Luzerne lean-to shelter in the woods …” County’s homeless. We tend to Those comments were way judge homeless individuals without knowing them, or off the mark. Turns out, two homeless learning the circumstances that led to their condimen, who apparently tions. We much had sought refuge Generally prefer, or so it aplast week in an abanpears, to donate doned Wilkes-Barre speaking, we are house, died when the unaware of – or we money for other projects, sparing building went up in intentionally no expense, for inflames. Yet, despite overlook – the stance, on youth the tragedy, no plan baseball and other seems imminent to plight of Luzerne fields. mend a long-apparent County’s homeless. athletic Lights? Loudhole in this area’s sospeakers? Special cial safety net. Maybe by autumn we can devise a bet- sod? No problem. We’ll find a way to pay. ter setup, they say. When it comes to putting Until then, men with no place to stay can continue to link up homeless people under roof, with the area’s traveling shelter however, we seek patchwork fixprogram, which rotates among es. Perhaps it’s in our DNA to church basements and other settle for partial remedies. Our sites, or fend for themselves on forefathers stuck the Osterhout the streets. Homeless women Free Library in a former church and children have a couple oth- building in Wilkes-Barre as a er options in the Valley, though “temporary” measure, where it most shelter programs are cop- remains to this day – 120-plus ing with funding shortfalls. For years later. Similarly, some example, Reach Inc., a weekday kind-hearted Valley residents program in center-city Wilkes- started a “soup kitchen” in a Barre that offers people a place converted auto garage to help to use a telephone, take a show- families through the recession er, connect with services and so- of the early 1980s, and decades cialize, is on its last legs, its di- later it still dishes out free food; rector said. It probably will yet no benefactors have created cease operations at the end of an endowment fund to help covthe month due to state budget er its annual costs. We can do better in the cutbacks. Wyoming Valley. Collectively, Pathetic, eh? Don’t blame this predica- we can deal head-on with our ment on the Valley’s relatively community’s social ills and desmall circle of social service vise long-term solutions. We workers and well-intentioned can limit needless suffering. We volunteers who, against all can care more deeply. Can’t we? odds, have so far kept these pro-

QUOTE OF THE DAY “This kind of wishy-washy response is incompetent.” Michael Osterholm The director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota accused German authorities of casting suspicion on cucumbers and sprouts without firm data as to the source of the deadliest E. coli outbreak in modern history.


Someone, anyone besides Santorum


ENNSYLVANIA’S own Rick Santorum is running for president. No kidding. He announced it Monday in Somerset County. We can’t imagine the thought process that leads a person to think he can be president when, after several months of campaigning, he has driven his poll numbers up to 2 percent, deadlast among the circus that is the Republican presidential race. (Santorum even trails “Someone else,” who registers 3 percent.) Santorum has another problem, too. When he compared gay marriage to “man on dog” sex,

the senator so raised the ire of some gays, they turned his last name into a slang word for something that we can’t mention in this newspaper. Dear People of the United States: We are sorry about this. We thought we had done our part. When Santorum ran for a third term as U.S. senator among the people who know him best, he lost by an astonishing 17 points. We don’t like him; we really don’t like him. We assumed he would get the message. Philadelphia Daily News

EDITORIAL BOARD RICHARD L. CONNOR Editor and Publisher JOSEPH BUTKIEWICZ Vice President/Executive Editor


MARK E. JONES Editorial Page Editor PRASHANT SHITUT President/Wilkes-Barre Publishing Co.

Voter ID law would hamper, rather than help, process THE QUESTION “Who should vote?” has been a recurrent one throughout American history, and since 1776, it’s been most frequently answered “As many citizens as possible,” which meant extending the franchise to include more people. At the time of the Declaration of Independence, only white males who were at least 21 years of age and had property or wealth of a specified value could vote. By 2000, any citizen, regardless of race or gender or financial circumstances, at least 18 years old could vote. The states, which establish nearly all voting criteria, continue to bar convicted felons and the mentally challenged from the polling booth. More recently, however, a number of states have adopted rules that require citizens to present a valid photo identification card (e.g. a driver’s license, passport, etc.) to register to vote and/or to cast a ballot. Twelve states currently require a photo ID to vote and 13 more, including Pennsylvania, have bills pending in their legislatures. The principal reason offered by the bills’ sponsors, predominantly Republicans, is to protect the election process from fraudulent voting. But an unintended consequence of more stringent requirements to register and vote might be to limit access to the franchise. Our research on the expansion of the franchise revealed periods during the 19th and early 20th centuries when both political parties bought votes, had the dead cast ballots and manipulated vote counts in order to win elections. Public outrage over such practices brought reforms, such as the Australian or secret ballot, and imposed significant punishments on those caught fraudulently voting, which has essentially eliminated the practice.


KYLE L. KREIDER AND THOMAS J. BALDINO Proponents of voter ID laws argue, however, that actual and perceived voter fraud continues and suggest that identification is needed prior to voting in order to improve the integrity of elections. However, studies consistently indicate that fears of vote fraud are grossly exaggerated and perceptions of vote fraud have no impact on the likelihood of voting. In 2007, a Brennan Center for Justice Report concluded that there are only a “handful of substantiated claims of individual ineligible voters attempting to defraud the election system.” For example, the center investigated the widespread allegations of voter fraud that plagued Missouri in the 2000 election. However, of the 2.3 million votes cast there, only six substantiated instances of ineligible voters were uncovered. Of the six, four were double voters, which could not have been prevented through a voter ID requirement. In addition to the dearth of evidence regarding actual voter fraud, Stephen Ansolabehere and Nathaniel Persily published a study in 2010 demonstrating that voters in states with voter ID laws “are no less likely to perceive fraud than those not subject to an ID requirement.” The penalty for voter fraud in federal elections is five years in prison and a fine of $10,000. In short, the costs of committing voter fraud are exceedingly greater than the marginal benefit of adding only one more vote for a candidate.

Kyle L. Kreider and Thomas J. Baldino teach political science at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre and are the authors of “Of the People, By the People, For the People: A Documentary Record of Voting Rights and Electoral Reform” and “U.S. Election Campaigns: A Documentary History,” both with Greenwood Press.


We have only ourselves to blame for problems



Indiana and Arizona, which have voter ID laws, argue that vote fraud remains a serious problem and claim that the laws will completely eradicate the practice. By shortening the time for early voting (in states that permit this), requiring birth certificates and photo IDs to register, and demanding that citizens present a photo ID to vote, these states create obstacles that actually prevent honest people from exercising their right to vote. In particular, younger and older people without driver’s licenses, the poor and people of color will have difficulty obtaining a photo ID. There is also a cost for states that require voter ID because they must offer citizens convenient locations and times to apply for them. The Pennsylvania County Commissioners Association’s estimates are in the millions of dollars. With House Bill 934, members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly are faced with an important choice on voting requirements. Considering the absence of any evidence of substantiated voter fraud in Pennsylvania, the anticipated extra cost to implement the new rules and the strong likelihood that a voter ID requirement will disenfranchise some Pennsylvanians, we oppose HB 934 and recommend that voters contact their state representatives to vote against this bill. Rather than advance the expansion of the franchise, HB 934 will suppress citizen participation

take pride in knowing that I live in a society that can see an injustice and change it. I grew up hoping that my generation could live up to the standards set by past generations, that we would see something wrong and protest it until it was changed. I hoped we could make this world even better. Well, my generation has grown up and, frankly, I’m disappointed. My generation apparently has decided the only sit-ins its members will attend will be the ones in front of their Xboxes. We like to blame all of our nation’s problems on the president, but the society of the 1960s proved that the president does not run our country; we do. We wanted change, so we elected President Obama. And when we got change, we did what was natural – we ran from it. We flocked to our

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polling booths and elected a Republican majority to stop him from changing our country, and we got what we asked for: nothing. We’re in more debt, our troops seemingly never will come home and Donald Trump might be our next scapegoat. Really? The blame lies with ourselves. When you want to know why we’re in debt and why this country is facing three wars, take a good look in the mirror. Know that we


are the reason they are in office, and have the power to make choices that are destroying our “American way.” Holly Pajka Harveys Lake

Articles should include person’s good traits


an The Times Leader please not publish only the bad and negative about the man who got electrocuted in Mountain Top? He also was a hardworking man with a family, and he would do anything for a person. A person’s past is a past, but you don’t seem to think what you write is painful for his wife and grandchild. She is still a widow, and her pain is very real. I just think you also could print a person’s good. Luann Gray Pittston








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filming locations will include the River Common, the Gallery of Sound, the Place One women’s clothing store, Quad Three Group Inc., the Little Theatre, the Stegmaier Mansion and Bell Home Furnishings Inc. Filming also will take place at the Chameleon Club in Lancaster, she said. Crews will edit the film during the summer with the goal of completing a rough cut by September for consideration in the Sundance Film Festival, said Donahue, of Summit, N.J. Fetchko scouted the area and knocked on doors looking for prospective filming locations that had the necessary physical characteristics, Donahue said. Fetchko, who now lives in Mountain Top, said during a brief conversation Monday that he wanted to highlight Northeastern Pennsylvania. “Setting it in the area was a nobrainer for me,” he said. Plot inspired by director’s life His film career started in 1998 when he co-wrote and produced “Everything’s Jake,” a film about two homeless men in New York City that was released by Warner Brothers in 2007. He also produced the feature film, “Eavesdrop,” which was written and directed by Matthew Miele and released by Shoreline Entertainment in 2010. The plot of “Trust Me” was largely inspired by Fetchko’s decision to leave a stable accounting career to manage a rock band, his experience managing The Badlees and a past choice to put his work over a relationship with a woman he loved, according to his online blog about the movie. The film tells the story of Charlie, who quits a high-paying job on Wall Street to manage a struggling rock band. Charlie’s battle

New York City actor Sean Modica plays a Wall Street professional turned rock band manager in the film “Trust Me.”

to balance ambition and love “spirals into a romantic, financial, and emotional tailspin, culminating in a last-ditch effort to put on the most unique rock concert of all time,” said a movie description released by Fetchko. New York City actor Sean Modica has been cast as Charlie. Actress Lynn Cohen, who played Miranda’s housekeeper on the HBO series “Sex and the City,” is Charlie’s nosy yet concerned neighbor, Mrs. Joshman. In the scene filmed Tuesday, Mrs. Joshman burst into Charlie’s apartment and pushed him to get off the couch and face his problems. Cohen hung out on the sidewalk in front of Heim’s home between shoots, dressed in a housedress she had to wear in that scene. Modica also walked around in a frayed, stained sweatshirt, with unkempt hair and a beard. The scene will be shown toward the end of the movie, but it had to be filmed first because Modica had to grow a beard that was to be shaved Tuesday afternoon for the rest of filming, Do-


Filming began Tuesday at 188 S. Franklin St. in Wilkes-Barre for an upcoming film titled “Trust Me” that is being directed by West Hazleton native Chris Fetchko. Filming will occur at several area locations during the next two weeks.

nahue said. Fetchko said he will release the names of all actors and musicians featured in the film at a later date, though he noted that area resident David DeCosmo, who has worked in local television, has been cast as Charlie’s father. Bon Jovi engineer helps film Music will be an instrumental part of the film, and Bon Jovi’s sound engineer, Obie O’Brien, will supervise the film’s music, live recordings and soundtrack, said Donahue. “He’s a huge catch,” Donahue said. “We have incredible music in this film.” In the scene to be filmed at the River Common, Charlie and his

girlfriend will stroll through the park along the Susquehanna River and encounter an animal adoption area, Donahue said. Charlie’s supportive girlfriend will cuddle a puppy she wants to take home, but he keeps walking, oblivious. “He’s so wrapped up in his work that he tends not to pay attention to what is important, which is his girlfriend,” Donahue said. The scene at Place One will focus on the girlfriend, an aspiring fashion designer who initially shelves her dreams to bolster Charlie. Place One will become the girlfriend’s movie workplace, where she sketches her own designs when she’s not busy selling

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“The pool just isn’t as big an attraction as it used to be,” he said. The loss of the Baltimore Avenue pool means another entry onto the list of pools in Luzerne County that have shuttered in recent years. Mount Laurel Pool in Hazleton closed after a guest sued for a slip and fall in 2004. Pittston’s Cosgrove Park pool closed in 2001. Wilkes-Barre closed its Olympic-sized pool at Coal Street Park six years ago and is in the process of opening a splash pad at that location this summer with an anticipated opening in July. Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tom Leighton said the decision to eliminate the pool in favor of the splash pad was made because the pool “was cost-prohibitive to repair and maintain.” The splash pad will cost $145,439. The West Pittston pool complex has a full-size swimming pool with a slide, a baby pool, concession stand and family locker rooms. The pool and other amenities at the complex

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tions included additional training for prosecutors, defense counsel, judges, probation officers and masters who work in juvenile court systems, the release


A new splash pad at Coal Street Park is expected to open in July. Wilkes-Barre Mayor Tom Leighton said the decision to eliminate the pool in favor of the splash pad was financially based.

need repairs and upgrades. Bonita said a complete overhaul project would cost about $1 million. He said the borough has struggled just to pay the $8,000 to $12,000 annual repairs in recent years. He wouldn’t rule out that the 50-year-old pool would reopen said. The association also endorses pending changes in juvenile court procedures, including reduction of the use of restraints and ensuring the right to counsel, the release said. The June 16 training course will be presented live in Mechanicsburg and will be simulcast to

Long time coming George Puhak earned his medals in the U.S. Army’s Counterintelligence Corps in the Philippines when he was 22 years old. He received the medals Tuesday at age 87 in Hazleton.

someday, but it would take a major commitment from the community and council. “Council’s going to have to look at this long and hard. Will it be a thing of the past? Unless they (council) stop the Band-Aid approach each and every year, I don’t see it,” Bonita said. Butler, Doylestown, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, West Chester, Wilkes-Barre and York. The Wilkes-Barre program will be held at King’s College. Only four of 50 seats are still available at that location, said bar association spokesman Jeff Gingerich. Lawyers will receive six con-


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Pittston pool is history Though the door’s been left open a crack in West Pittston for its pool to reopen someday, it has been shut and dead-bolted in neighboring Pittston. “That pool is never coming back,” said Joseph Moskovitz,

tinuing legal education credits for participating in the program, he said. The Pennsylvania Bar Institute is underwriting course tuition costs. Course details and registration information is available at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s website:


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prom gowns, Donahue said. A crew of roughly 80 is involved in the filming, from camera operators and sound experts to wardrobe and art people, Donahue said. Interns manned the perimeter of the set Tuesday to make sure passersby did not get too noisy or pass into the camera view. Ryan Hertel, who graduated from Dallas High School last week, said he volunteered to work as an intern without pay because getting involved in a movie would be interesting and stand out on his resume. He met movie crew members from New York and Los Angeles on set Tuesday. “This is really cool. There are

some really talented people here,” Hertel said. Heim was in his glory mingling with the crew Tuesday. Donahue said he will get a role because he’s “very, very sweet” and “a bit of a darling of the crew.” The film’s set designers repainted a second-floor bedroom of his home gray for a scene. He rejected their offer to return the room to its original appearance when filming is over, saying he wants it to stay the way it looked in the film. He said his house might be part of a tour someday if the film takes off. “I plan on becoming more obnoxious than I was before, if that’s possible,” he jokingly said, feigning celebrity status.

Pittston’s city manager. He said Pittston pool as their only altera municipal pool is a great amen- native to cool off in the hot summer months, the costs were too ity but “times have changed.” Kingston Administrator Paul great. “Although it’s an inconveKeating said people have added above- or in-ground pools at nience, it’s an amenity we cantheir homes and have relied less not afford to maintain,” Moskoand less on public pools during vitz said. the past two decades. He said that has affected mu- Area has limited pool options Residents looking for a place nicipal pools. He said he does to stay cool have limitnot anticipate a noticeed options. In addition able attendance increase “It’s sad. to the splash pad on at the Kingston pool, Coal Street, public which will open on Sat- The pool pools in Forty Fort and urday. just isn’t Kingston are open this Bill Goldsworthy, a summer. West Pittston resident as big an The George C. Ernst who up until Tuesday attraction Memorial Pool at night was also the boras it used Whispering Willows ough’s mayor, has an Park in Conyngham is above-ground pool at his to be.’’ also open, though you house but said he wasn’t Savino Bonita in support of council’s deWest Pittston must be a paid memcision to keep the pool borough ber to swim. Rena Bicking, with closed this summer. manager the Conyngham Valley “It’s an asset to our Civic Organization, the community and I’d like to group that operates see it done over,” said the pool, said memberGoldsworthy, who swam in the pool as a child and re- ship has increased each year. This summer’s paid membercalled an incident that led to his first stitches. “It’s very unfortu- ship totals 1,400, she said. The only other municipal pool nate that council decided not to in southern Luzerne County is open this year.” While Moskovitz said he feels Rock Glen Pool in Black Creek for residents who viewed the Township.

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tip, which was divided up among the Tropicana table games dealers. Rodio declined to name the player. However, Rodio said it

was not Don Johnson. The Bensalem, Pa., resident won nearly $6 million during a hot streak at the Trop in March and April. Rodio told the newspaper Johnson and the winning craps player will be invited back for more high-stakes gambling.







Tiger withdraws from U.S. Open Woods sidelined indefinitely due to lingering issues with his left leg. By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Tiger Woods pulled out of the U.S. Open on Tuesday because of lingering issues with his left leg, leaving him uncertain how soon he can resume his pursuit of Jack Nicklaus’ record for major titles. It will be the first time Woods has mis-


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sed the U.S. Open since 1994, when he had just graduated high school. “I am extremely disappointed that I won’t be playing in the U.S. Open, but it’s time for me to listen to my docWoods tors and focus on the future,” Woods said on his website. “I was hopeful that I could play, but if I did, I risk further damage to my left leg. My knee and Achilles tendon are not fully healed.”

Woods said he hoped to be ready for the AT&T National, which starts June 30 at Aronomink, and the next two majors. Then again, he said two weeks ago he would do everything possible to be ready for the U.S. Open, which is far more significant. “We’re very disappointed that he won be playing in the National Open,” USGA executive director Mike Davis said, whom Woods called Tuesday morning. “He certainly brings excitement to the event. He’ll be missed, but the U.S. Open

will go on. The event is bigger than one player, but he certainly will be missed.” The U.S. Open starts June 16 at Congressional, where Woods won the AT&T National two years ago and tied for 19th when the U.S. Open was last played there in 1997. Woods was replaced by Michael Whitehead, a senior at Rice who was first alternate from the Dallas qualifier. Whitehead had to win a playoff just to get out of the See TIGER, Page 4B


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Ray Black and Mike Papi were selected by the Giants and Angels, respectively, Tuesday. By DEREK LEVARSE

A pair of hard-earned honors came on Tuesday. Up next is a pair of important decisions. Two players with local ties, Ray Black (Coughlin) and Mike Papi (Tunkhannock), were selected on the second day of the MLB draft Tuesday. Both have until Aug.15 to choose between playing in college or the pros next season. Black, a Coughlin grad and current University of Pittsburgh pitcher, Black was taken in the seventh round by the reigning world champion San Francisco Giants with the 237th overall pick. Papi, still a senior at TunkPapi hannock, went in the 30th round (915th overall) to the Los Angeles Angels. At the pro level, Black projects as reliever and Papi projects as an outfielder. Papi becomes the first Wyoming Valley Conference player to be drafted while still in high school sincePittstonArea’sPaulChmielin 2005. Speaking late Tuesday night, Papi said he expects to hold off on turning pro and head to the UniversityofVirginiainJuly,allowingthat there was perhaps “a 1 percent chance” that he would change his mind and sign with the Angels. “Getting a degree and having the college experience … it’s hard to pass up Virginia,” said Papi, who called it “a relief” to have the draft behind him for now. “It’s just a big See DRAFT, Page 3B


The Dallas Mavericks’ Tyson Chandler (6) dunks in front of the Miami Heat’s Chris Bosh (1) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA Finals basketball game Tuesda in Dallas.

Ailing Nowitzki lifts Mavericks to crucial win By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer

DALLAS — Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks have pulled off another stunning comeback, tying the NBA finals at two games each. And this time, Nowitzki did it while battling the flu. Nowitzki shook off three poor quarters to score 10 of his 21 points in the final period as the Mavericks outscored the Miami Heat 21-9 over the final 10:12 for an 86-83 victory in a memorable Game 4 Tuesday

ever overcome in the finals, and guaranteed the series will return to Miami for a Game 6 on Sunday night. “We just played with incredible heart and passion,” Dallas center Tyson Chandler said. Dwyane Wade scored 32 MAVERICKS HEAT points, but fumbled an inbounds pass with 6.7 seconds Series tied at 2-2 left. He knocked the ball back Game 5: 9 p.m., Thursday, ABC to Mike Miller for a potential tying 3-pointer, but it wasn’t even close to hitting the rim. night. Chris Bosh scored 24 points The Mavs avoided going down 3-1, a deficit no team has for Miami, but the Heat got a



stunningly unproductive game from their biggest star, LeBron James. He scored only eight points, making just 3 of 11 shots. He contributed nine rebounds and seven assists, but his lack of scoring sticks out because of the loss. Nowitzki opened the game looking just fine, making his first three shots. But then he missed 10 of 11, and missed a free throw for the first time since Game 4 of the conference finals. By then, word spread of his illness.


Bonvie emphasizes basics and fun at hockey camp


Dennis Bonvie’s Battle Camp this week at the Ice Rink at Coal Street. The camp is five days of intense hockey development that focuses on such critical areas as power skating, positioning, checking, puck protection and more. But perhaps the biggest attribute of the camp, according to Bonvie, is it’s designed to instill confidence in kids, both as hockey players and people. “I want them to be better hockey players, better kids and

WILKES-BARRE -- There was something special about the goal that 6-year-old Andrew Conklin scored while playing ice hockey on Tuesday. The person who set it up is the same player whose poster adorns Conklin’s bedroom wall – former Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton Penguin Dennis Bonvie. Pretty cool, huh? Conklin is one of the many participants – ranging in age from 5 to adult – taking part in See CAMP, Page 4B



Irish coach going out on shaky ledge MICHAEL FLOYD’S EXILE from Notre Dame football has ended, and the mirage of consequences after his March arrest surely will dissolve shortly. There is little doubt now the gifted but sometimes daffy receiver will play in the season opener this fall. The only question left: At what cost? Notre Dame cleared Floyd on Monday for voluntary summer workouts, effectively ending his suspension after a March 20 arrest on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He is not reinstated fully, but that’s semantics. Next up is the eventual plea agreement, cauterizing the open legal wound. Then comes taking the field Sept. 3 against South Florida, given coach Brian Kelly’s stance that Floyd will miss every game or no games. All of which makes Floyd the biggest gamble of Kelly’s tenure. Playing in 2011 is possible for the 2010 team MVP only because the previously uncompromising university discipline arm stood down, allowing Kelly to impose penalties and affect change in Floyd’s behavior his way. If Floyd doesn’t miss a down come September, Kelly risks all that goodwill on a player with a history of fabulous play and dubious decision-making — while putting Irish faithful in the uncomfortable spot of conceding Notre Dame might not be as different as they expected it to be. Floyd has had three alcoholrelated run-ins since 2008. After the last, Kelly set a rigid framework: all-in or all-out. “If he meets the conditions I have outlined to him and he demonstrates improved decision-making skills, Michael will have the opportunity to rejoin the team for practices and games this fall,” Kelly said in a statement. “If he doesn’t meet every criteria given to him, Michael will not play for Notre Dame in 2011.” It’s a curious posture. As message delivery goes, withholding playing time is by far a coach’s most effective courier. The way it looks now, a third misstep cost Floyd spring practice and some weightlifting. For a veteran such as Floyd, skipping spring ball is nearly a relief; one longtime starter played all of four snaps in one scrimmage. As punishment, it rings hollow. Meanwhile, an unscientific fan survey after Floyd’s arrest revealed a sensible perspective: Irish fans believed banishing Floyd for 2011 was outrageous, but they felt a two- or threegame suspension meant Notre Dame maintained a higher standard. So what does it mean when he runs out of the tunnel Sept. 3? Maybe all this legitimately changed Floyd for the better. It’s impossible to know unless you’ve tailed him for months. You’d hope a 21-year-old with a college career and NFL millions at stake wouldn’t put himself in position to make another bad choice. Kelly knows this is a calculated bet. Players’ in-season schedules are pop-a-button full, leaving little time to screw up. The likelihood of Floyd relapsing is small. But one more mistake will undermine much more for a coach who got the latitude from a success-starved school that his predecessors craved. Floyd will be all-in for sure. Kelly will be too.


Former Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguin Dennis Bonvie watches a young hockey player run a drill.

Brian Hamilton is a columnist for the Chicago Tribune.



ON THE MARK Tonight, there’s a very strong 14-race card on tap, with nine-horse fields in every race. Full fields means plenty of opportunity to make some money, as generally the payouts are pretty good when nine horses go to the post. Besides what better way to feel the heat then taking in a night at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs! BEST BET: BROAD BAHN (6TH) VALUE PLAY: TOY DELIGHT (5TH)

L O C A L C A L E N D A R Today's Events SENIOR LEGION BASEBALL (5:45 p.m. unless noted) Back Mountain at Greater Pittston Tunkhannock at Wilkes-Barre Old Forge at Northwest Nanticoke at Mountain Top Thursday, June 9 H.S. BASEBALL PIAA Class 3A Quarterfinals Tunkhannock vs. Mechanicsburg, Parkland H.S., 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 10 SENIOR LEGION BASEBALL (5:45 p.m. unless noted) Swoyersville at Nanticoke Plains at Northwest Hazleton at Back Mountain Saturday, June 11 SENIOR LEGION BASEBALL (5:45 p.m. unless noted) Greater Pittston at Hazleton, 2 p.m. Tunkhannock at Old Forge, 2 p.m. Wilkes-Barre at Mountain Top, 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12 SENIOR LEGION BASEBALL (5:45 p.m. unless noted) Nanticoke at Greater Pittston Mountain Top at Old Forge Wilkes-Barre at Swoyersville Plains at Tunkhannock Northwest at Back Mountain

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COLLEGE SOFTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN2 — World Series championship series, game 3, Arizona State vs. Florida, at Oklahoma City (if necessary) CYCLING 5 p.m. VERSUS — Criterium du Dauphine, stage 3, time trial, at Grenoble, France (same-day tape) MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 12:30 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati or Minnesota at Cleveland (Noon start) 7 p.m. ESPN — Boston at N.Y. Yankees CSN — L.A. Dodgers at Philadelphia ROOT — Arizona at Pittsburgh 8 p.m. SNY — N.Y. Mets at Milwaukee








By MARK DUDEK Times Leader Correspondent

POST TIME 6:30 p.m. All Races One Mile First-$11,000 Cond.Trot;n/w 2 pm races life 5 Genic’s Boy J.Pavia 6-6-4 Back at winnable level 9 Ziegfeld M.Kakaley 4-4-6 Flashes some late kick 7 Tritech D.Ingraham x-1-4 Didn’t fare well off maiden win 4 Premier Event J.Bartlett 7-7-3 At this level a long time 8 Eagle Say L.Stalbaum 5-6-2 Bomber having great meet 3 Cross Island King G.Wasiluk 4-7-1 Lightly raced 4yr old 1 Keystone Wild Card A.Miller 8-7-8 Note the driver change 2 Red Oaks Chance A.McCarthy 6-8-8 Beaten 60 lengths three 6 Trevor R B.Truitt 7-5-2 No shot at all Second-$9,700 Cond.Pace;n/w $4,000 last 5 4 Runaway Rose M.Kakaley 3-8-6 Burke trainee scores 2 Best Around B.Simpson 5-3-7 Can cut the mile 1 Real Espresso R.Hammer 4-9-7 Again draws well 7 Slick Lavra N H.Parker 7-3-4 Failed badly as 3-5 chalk 3 Lizzie Mcardle A.Miller 6-3-3 Wiggins having rough go 9 Stormy Savannah J.Taggart 3-5-5 Moves out of claimers 5 Foreign Soul T.Buter 5-9-1 Little since that win 6 Scorpionette D.Ingraham 8-8-4 Chellis a winless trainer 8 Flying Mocha A.McCarthy 7-7-5 Doesn’t answer the bell Third-$11,000 Cond.Trot;n/w 2 pm races life 5 Magnum Kosmos A.Miller 3-2-6 Prepping for bigger things 1 Groom Hanover T.Buter 2-2-1 Sits the two-hole trip 2 Opinion Hanover D.Ingraham 5-3-1 Ingraham gets live mount 4 Fastas Lightning J H.Parker 1-6-3 Just won at Tioga 8 Shacklesonmyfeet J.Johnson 2-1-2 Chased tough one in last 9 Powerlifter Tn.Schadel 3-4-2 Again draws poorly 3 Meadowbranch Red To.Schadel 6-3-8 Stops on a dime 6 Price War J.Taggart 1-7-8 Back from the Meadows 7 Malabar Maddie A.Napolitano 9-1-6 Having gait issues Fourth-$11,000 Cond.Pace;n/w 2 pm races life 2 Dragon AHS M.Kakaley 8-6-2 More Burke chalk 4 Little Boy J.Bartlett 6-1-2 Better than last shows 6 Old Man River B.Simpson 6-6-7 Some late pace 3 Warrawee Monarch B.Dalious 8-4-4 Bart back in the bike 7 Patient Major J.Taggart 4-2-3 Can’t carry that speed 1 Keystone Royce A.Miller 7-3-7 Only 1 win in 20 tries 9 Mr Big Apple A.McCarthy 7-5-2 Tiny 5 Fox Valley Verbeau A.Napolitano 7-5-8 Illinois-bred pacer 8 Just Frank D.Ingraham 8-4-2 Sent by team Ingraham Fifth-$9,700 Cond.Pace;maidens 4 Toy Delight D.Ingraham 3-3-4 Hart good with youngsters 5 Yes We Did J.Taggart 3-2-4 Fairly consistent 2 Tanzanite Hanover B.Simpson 2-6-4 Stays close to the action 1 Studio Queen A.Napolitano 1-7-5 N.Y. invader 9 Sweet Angeline P.Berry 2-7-6 Missed a few starts 6 Native Spur R.Hammer 5-5-5 Hammer just 1 win in 2011 3 Miss Matthews T.Buter 4-6-8 Longtime maiden 8 Margarita Monday J.Bartlett 7-6-5 Wrong day 7 Last Minute Cindy M.Kakaley 6-9-2 Not going to happen Sixth-$18,000 Cond.Trot;n/w $12,000 last 5 3 Broad Bahn A.McCarthy 2-2-1 Was a star 2-year-old last yr 7 Sand Top Gun T.Buter 5-8-2 The main danger 4 And Heez Perfect R.Pierce 8-4-8 Pierce great with trotters 6 Bullet B.Simpson 2-4-3 Pretty decent in his own right 8 Our Last Photo A.Miller 3-3-3 Great gate speed 2 SJ’s Super Star M.Kakaley 1-4-3 Ohio shipper 1 Keystone Wildcat D.Ingraham 7-7-3 Not on his game 9 Pictures Of Millie J.Pavia 1-8-4 Needs a tightner 5 Rock Hollywood J.Bartlett 2-8-1 Another needing time Seventh-$15,000 Clm.Pace;clm.price $15,000 4 Thumbprint M.Kakaley 4-4-2 I’ll stick with Burke-Kakaley 1 Cammi Place L.Stalbaum 2-4-2 Knocking on the door 5 Picked By An Angel R.Pierce 9-3-8 Pierce catch drives 6 Bigtime Hanover A.Miller 2-7-2 Drops in for a tag 3 A Golden Rose J.Pavia 7-5-9 Reunites with Pavia 2 Natural Woman N J.Bartlett 7-1-4 Notch below these 9 It’s Ideal Hanover T.Buter 4-2-5 I’d go elsewhere 8 Nite Games A.McCarthy 5-2-3 Stuck near the rear 7 Memphisto Waltz P.Berry 7-7-8 Berry struggling at PD Eighth-$29,000 F&M Open Pace 4 Mememe L.Stalbaum 2-3-5 I’ll go with the hot combo 8 Ridge Jumper J.Bartlett 1-7-3 More than capable 1 Sold Out P.Lachance 5-1-1 Pat makes rare visit 6 Summer Hope M.Kakaley 1-7-1 Hit-or-miss type 5 Billie Bluechip J.Pavia 4-1-3 Disappointed last week 2 Save My Shark J.Pantaleano 8-2-2 Made a break at Chester 9 Little Mermaid N R.Pierce 3-6-7 Roughed up by lesser 7 Lightning Treasure T.Buter 5-8-4 No gold here 3 Up Front Cruiser B.Simpson 4-7-4 Running with a flat tire Ninth-$14,000 Cond.Trot;n/w $9,000 last 5 9 Senator Hall J.Pavia 1-8-5 Showed he still has it 4 Sea Raven R.Pierce 2-5-1 Race is for place 3 No Money Fun A.McCarthy 1-1-6 Cagey vet finding life 2 Celebrity Legacy D.Ingraham 4-6-3 Looks for another check 8 Muscles To Spare B.Simpson 2-2-9 Hit board 3 of last 4 7 Wolf’s Jann L.Stalbaum 6-1-2 Bounced off the score 6 Play Fair P.Lachance 6-6-3 Not where he once was 5 Marion Merlot G.Wasiluk 3-1-3 Doesn’t belong 1 Zero Boundaries M.Kakaley 8-7-5 Running on E Tenth-$60,000 F&M Open Pace 3 Higher And Higher D.Bier 2-1-4 One tough lady 6 Flirtiscape J.Pavia 4-1-1 Hails from Pena barn 4 Hula’s Z Tam P.Lachance 5-7-2 Won multiple NYSS races 2 Red Star Hottie M.Kakaley 2-2-1 Certainly a player 5 Shanghai Lil J.Bartlett 1-6-3 Moves one step up ladder 1 Billmar Scooter T.Buter 8-1-6 Couldn’t duplicate upset 7 Cannae Cammie J.Pantaleano 3-3-5 Another strong field 8 Native Doll A.Miller 3-1-8 These big Opens are great 9 Jasperthat A R.Pierce 8-8-5 Walloped Eleventh-$11,000 Cond.Pace;n/w 2 pm races life 8 Adams Hanover M.Kakaley 9-1-1 Matt in for big night 9 The Pan Flamingo A.Miller 7-1-3 Broke maiden here two back 7 Beach Island Money R.Pierce 8-4-4 Meadowlands import 2 Q Revrac J.Pantaleano 3-6-7 Marks 1st start of 3yr old yr 5 King’s Masterpiece J.Bartlett 5-4-2 Looking for hot pace 1 Ryan Again T.Buter 5-7-3 Too little, too late 6 Luscious Al R.Hammer 5-3-3 Quits down the lane 4 Stop Payment A.McCarthy 2-7-7 This is solid group of n/w 3 Marty B Shady L.Stalbaum 8-5-3 Fooling no one Twelfth-$15,000 Clm.Hndcp Pace;clm.price $10-15,000 9 Cmybest M.Kakaley 5-1-1 Yep Matty K again! 3 Dance In The Wind L.Stalbaum 1-5-2 Beat choice last out 8 People Like Me J.Bartlett 3-1-2 Loves to grind it out 6 Mysteriosa Hanover J.Pavia 4-4-4 Capable bomber 2 Grngrasanhitimes A.McCarthy 2-3-3 Looking to grab a share 7 Honorary Hanover R.Pierce 8-7-1 Been a hot commodity 1 Delightful Syd A.Miller 6-5-5 Sour 4 People Friendly P.Berry 6-1-5 Sad indeed 5 PW Ivory Grin B.Irvine 8-2-1 Brad yet to win this season Thirteenth-$7,000 Clm.Trot;clm.price $7,500 2 Techalong M.Kakaley 6-4-3 Starts off late double 3 Walden J.Pavia 1-2-4 One to catch 6 Mitleh Headed L.Stalbaum 2-3-3 In striking position 7 Ashcroft A.Napolitano 1-1-5 Goes for three in a row 1 My Mac J.Bartlett 6-3-8 From Rucker stable 4 Ashwood Diamond Tn.Schadel 7-6-3 Stays on the pylons 5 Petrossian D.Ingraham 7-8-6 A certain bomber 9 Fox Valley Smart T.Buter 7-7-5 Don’t get cute 8 Northern Spiker L.Fry 6-4-5 One more race to go Fourteenth-$4,800 Clm.Pace;clm.price $5,000 1 Indianridge Sophia B.Simpson 1-8-4 Ready to strike 3 Monet’s Lilly T.Buter 2-1-2 Contends 9 Doc’s Whisky L.Stalbaum 8-7-1 Out and wingn’ it 2 Cardine Hanover A.Santeramo 3-5-8 Closes out the super 4 Get That Cheese P.Berry 3-8-8 Berry batting just .194 8 Halter Top Hanover M.Romano 9-5-9 Her kind of weather 7 Bridezilla A.McCarthy 6-6-4 A toss 6 Park Free J.Bartlett 4-6-7 Gets a ticket 5 Sixth Sense J.Antonelli 7-4-7 See you on Fri



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NHL HOCKEY 8 p.m. VERSUS — Playoffs, finals, game 4, Vancouver at Boston

H A R N E S S R A C I N G Pocono Downs Results Tuesday First - $9,700 Pace 1:53.1 9-Just A Suggestion (Ge Napolitano Jr) 12.80 5.40 3.40 1-Yankee Devil (Ho Parker) 2.60 2.40 3-Cannae Rocky (An McCarthy) 4.00 EXACTA (9-1) $30.60 TRIFECTA (9-1-3) $150.00 SUPERFECTA (9-1-3-6) $2,024.80 Second - $9,700 Trot 1:55.4 5-Too Salty (Da Ingraham) 2.80 2.10 2.10 3-Overdraft (An Napolitano) 3.40 2.60 8-Captain Brady (Ch Norris) 3.00 EXACTA (5-3) $6.80 TRIFECTA (5-3-8) $26.60 SUPERFECTA (5-3-8-1) $151.60 DAILY DOUBLE (9-5) $27.60 Third - $9,700 Pace 1:55.0 6-May I Say (Ma Kakaley) 4.20 2.60 2.10 2-Bonfire Bliss (Da Ingraham) 4.20 2.80 8-Hey Scoob (Ge Napolitano Jr) 2.20 EXACTA (6-2) $18.40 TRIFECTA (6-2-8) $67.00 SUPERFECTA (6-2-8-7) $389.60 Scratched: Coal Burner Fourth - $9,700 Trot 1:56.3 6-Top Chef (Ge Napolitano Jr) 3.00 2.40 2.20 5-Bossi Corner (Oy Hegdal) 6.60 3.80 3-Conway Lane (Ma Kakaley) 2.20 EXACTA (6-5) $13.40 TRIFECTA (6-5-3) $30.60 SUPERFECTA (6-5-3-4) $83.60 Scratched: Showmeyourstuff Fifth - $10,000 Pace 1:56.2 4-Vondean (An Napolitano) 8.60 6.20 17.20 1-Coastal Storm (Ho Parker) 7.00 14.60 8-My Edward (An McCarthy) 55.40 EXACTA (4-1) $46.20 TRIFECTA (4-1-8) $654.40 SUPERFECTA (4-1-8-ALL) $2,603.00 PICK 3 (6-6-4) $66.60 PICK 3 (6-8-4) $66.60 Sixth - $15,000 Trot 1:55.4 4-Carpathian Hooray (Ge Napolitano Jr) 4.20 3.00 2.40 2-Chiselled (Ma Kakaley) 3.20 2.80 9-Clear The Air (To Schadel) 4.80 EXACTA (4-2) $12.60 TRIFECTA (4-2-9) $117.00 SUPERFECTA (4-2-9-ALL) $166.80 Seventh - $9,700 Pace 1:53.2 2-Grandstand Hitter (Ma Romano) 14.40 6.00 3.60









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CONFERENCE FINALS BEST OF 7 EASTERN CONFERENCE Binghamton 4, Charlotte 0 Thursday, May 12: Binghamton 7, Charlotte 4 Friday, May 13: Binghamton 3, Charlotte 0 Tuesday, May 17: Binghamton 7, Charlotte 1 Wednesday, May 18: Binghamton 4, Charlotte 3, OT WESTERN CONFERENCE Houston 4, Hamilton 3 Friday, May 13: Houston 2, Hamilton 1 Sunday, May 15: Houston 3, Hamilton 2 Tuesday, May 17: Houston 3, Hamilton 2 Wednesday, May 18: Hamilton 8, Houston 1 Friday, May 20: Hamilton 4, Houston 2 Sunday, May 22: Hamilton 5, Houston 4, 2OT Tuesday, May 24: Houston 4, Hamilton 3 CALDER CUP FINALS BEST OF 7 Binghamton 4, Houston 2 Friday, May 27: Houston 3, Binghamton 1 Saturday, May 28: Binghamton 2, Houston 1, OT Wednesday, June 1: Houston 2, Binghamton 1 Friday, June 3: Binghamton 3, Houston 0 Saturday, June 4: Binghamton 4, Houston 2 Tuesday, June 7: Binghamton 3, Houston 2

H I G H S C H O O L B A S E B A L L PIAA Playoffs All teams are listed by (district-seed, record)

1-Triple Major (Jo Pavia Jr) 9.60 9.40 5-Marks Pacific (An McCarthy) 9.20 EXACTA (2-1) $190.20 TRIFECTA (2-1-5) $2,382.80 SUPERFECTA (2-1-5-8) $1,999.40 Eighth - $24,000 Pace 1:51.2 4-Three New Dawns (Ge Napolitano Jr) 4.40 2.20 2.20 2-Four Starz Elder (Ma Romano) 3.00 3.00 8-House Of Rocknroll (Br Simpson) 4.00 EXACTA (4-2) $15.20 TRIFECTA (4-2-8) $54.80 SUPERFECTA (4-2-8-3) $106.80 Ninth - $12,000 Trot 1:55.4 9-Libra Vita (An McCarthy) 14.00 4.80 2.80 3-A Fortune’s Legacy (Ma Kakaley) 7.00 4.20 1-Woody Marvel (Te Wing) 3.00 EXACTA (9-3) $49.80 TRIFECTA (9-3-1) $286.00 SUPERFECTA (9-3-1-ALL) $395.80 PICK 4 (4-2-4-9 (4 Out of 4)) $380.20 Tenth - $25,000 Pace 1:51.4 6-Victim Of Love (Ge Napolitano Jr) 8.80 6.40 3.20 4-Ideal Nectarine (Ho Parker) 10.40 4.00 1-Southwind Swallow (An McCarthy) 2.10 EXACTA (6-4) $82.40 TRIFECTA (6-4-1) $169.00 SUPERFECTA (6-4-1-7) $1,010.20 Eleventh - $9,800 Trot 1:56.0 1-Instant Photo (Jo Pavia Jr) 7.00 3.20 2.60 4-Cuzzin Rob (Ma Kakaley) 2.60 2.40 5-Tilly Bomb (Mi Simons) 3.40 EXACTA (1-4) $23.40 TRIFECTA (1-4-5) $84.60 SUPERFECTA (1-4-5-3) $727.40 Scratched: Investor Springs Twelfth - $14,000 Pace 1:50.0 3-Flem N Em N (La Stalbaum) 3.00 2.40 2.10 7-Brokaw (An McCarthy) 8.80 5.60 2-Doubleshotascotch (Ge Napolitano Jr) 3.20 EXACTA (3-7) $26.20 TRIFECTA (3-7-2) $63.20 SUPERFECTA (3-7-2-4) $222.40 PICK 3 (6-1-3) $74.20 Thirteenth - $15,000 Trot 1:56.1 2-Like A Lexis (Ch Norris) 21.80 11.60 6.20 8-Money Machine (Ma Kakaley) 4.80 3.00 7-Mc Kelvie (La Stalbaum) 2.40 EXACTA (2-8) $285.80 TRIFECTA (2-8-7) $1,465.00 SUPERFECTA (2-8-7-1) $3,153.40 Fourteenth - $4,800 Pace 1:54.3 6-Imposter A (Ma Romano) 16.60 9.00 4.80 9-Beepo And Clem (An McCarthy) 44.00 10.40 4-Red River B (Ge Napolitano Jr) 2.40 EXACTA (6-9) $1,217.40 TRIFECTA (6-9-4) $4,029.40 SUPERFECTA (6-ALL-ALL-ALL) $12.60 LATE DOUBLE (2-6) $136.60 Total Handle-$270,395

N B A Playoff Glance CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7) EASTERN CONFERENCE Chicago 4, Atlanta 2 Monday, May 2: Atlanta 103, Chicago 95 Wednesday, May 4: Chicago 86, Atlanta 73 Friday, May 6: Chicago 99, Atlanta 82 Sunday, May 8: Atlanta 100, Chicago 88 Tuesday, May 10: Chicago 95, Atlanta 83 Thursday, May 12: Chicago 93, Atlanta 73 Miami 4, Boston 1 Sunday, May 1: Miami 99, Boston 90 Tuesday, May 3: Miami 102, Boston 91 Saturday, May 7: Boston 97, Miami 81 Monday, May 9: Miami 98, Boston 90, OT Wednesday, May 11: Miami 97, Boston 87 WESTERN CONFERENCE Dallas 4, L.A. Lakers 0 Monday, May 2: Dallas 96, L.A. Lakers 94 Wednesday, May 4: Dallas 93, L.A. Lakers 81 Friday, May 6: Dallas 98, L.A. Lakers 92 Sunday, May 8: Dallas 122, L.A. Lakers 86 Oklahoma City 4, Memphis 3 Sunday, May 1: Memphis 114, Oklahoma City 101 Tuesday, May 3: Oklahoma City 111, Memphis 102 Saturday, May 7: Memphis 101, Oklahoma City 93, OT Monday, May 9: Oklahoma City 133, Memphis 123, 3OT Wednesday, May 11: Oklahoma City 99, Memphis 72 Friday, May 13: Memphis 95, Oklahoma City 83 Sunday, May 15: Oklahoma City 105, Memphis 90 CONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7) EASTERN CONFERENCE Miami 4, Chicago 1 Sunday, May 15: Chicago 103, Miami 82 Wednesday, May 18: Miami 85, Chicago 75 Sunday, May 22: Miami 96, Chicago 85 Tuesday, May 24: Miami 101, Chicago 93, OT Thursday, May 26: Miami 83, Chicago 80 WESTERN CONFERENCE Dallas 4, Oklahoma City 1 Tuesday, May 17: Dallas 121, Oklahoma City 112 Thursday, May 19: Oklahoma City 106, Dallas 100 Saturday, May 21: Dallas 93, Oklahoma City 87 Monday, May 23: Dallas 112, Oklahoma City 105, OT Wednesday, May 25: Dallas 100, Oklahoma City 96 FINALS (Best-of-7) Miami 2, Dallas 1 Tuesday, May 31: Miami 92, Dallas 84 Thursday, June 2: Dallas 95, Miami 93 Sunday, June 5: Miami 88, Dallas 86 Tuesday, June 7: Miami at Dallas, 9 p.m. Thursday, June 9: Miami at Dallas, 9 p.m. x-Sunday, June 12: Dallas at Miami, 8 p.m. x-Tuesday, June 14: Dallas at Miami, 9 p.m. PLAYOFF LEADERS INCLUDES GAMES OF MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011 SCORING AVERAGE ..................................................... G FG FTPTSAVG Durant, OKC...............................17155140 487 28.6 Nowitzki, DAL.............................18168154 511 28.4 Rose, CHI ...................................16149111 434 27.1 Howard, ORL ............................. 6 51 60 162 27.0 Anthony, NYK ............................ 4 33 29 104 26.0 James, MIA.................................18154115 451 25.1 Wade, MIA..................................18156118 443 24.6 Westbrook, OKC .......................17135121 405 23.8 Bryant, LAL.................................10 83 50 228 22.8 Randolph, MEM .........................13100 87 289 22.2 Paul, NOR................................... 6 42 39 132 22.0 Granger, IND .............................. 5 43 14 108 21.6 Aldridge, POR ............................ 6 53 19 125 20.8 Pierce, BOS ............................... 9 68 30 187 20.8 Ginobili, SAN.............................. 5 31 32 103 20.6 Parker, SAN ............................... 6 43 31 118 19.7 Allen, BOS .................................. 9 57 24 170 18.9 Johnson, ATL.............................12 87 34 226 18.8 Bosh, MIA ...................................18116 96 328 18.2 Deng, CHI...................................16 98 52 270 16.9 Terry, DAL ..................................18103 62 303 16.8 Landry, NOR .............................. 6 31 33 95 15.8 Lawson, DEN ............................. 5 26 21 78 15.6 Brand, PHL ................................. 5 34 10 78 15.6 Ariza, NOR ................................. 6 35 16 93 15.5 FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE ................................................................ FGFGAPCT Howard, ORL ........................................ 51 81.630 Brand, PHL ............................................ 34 62.548 Paul, NOR.............................................. 42 77.545 Bynum, LAL........................................... 57 105.543 Allen, BOS ............................................. 57 109.523 Gasol, MEM........................................... 72 141.511 Nowitzki, DAL........................................168 332.506 Roy, POR............................................... 22 44.500 Lawson, DEN......................................... 26 52.500 Miller, POR ............................................ 33 67.493 Martin, DEN........................................... 24 50.480 Wade, MIA.............................................156 325.480 Hilario, DEN........................................... 22 46.478 Duncan, SAN......................................... 33 69.478 Granger, IND ......................................... 43 90.478 Rondo, BOS .......................................... 51 107.477 Harden, OKC......................................... 66 139.475 Matthews, POR ..................................... 27 57.474 James, MIA............................................154 328.470 Marion, DAL .......................................... 90 192.469 Parker, SAN........................................... 43 93.462 Bosh, MIA ..............................................116 251.462 Ibaka, OKC ............................................ 67 145.462 Aldridge, POR ....................................... 53 115.461 Pierce, BOS........................................... 68 148.459 3-POINT FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE .............................................................3FG3FGAPCT Turner, PHL ....................................... 4 5.800 Collison, IND ...................................... 4 6.667 Allen, BOS.......................................... 32 56.571 Nowitzki, DAL .................................... 21 40.525 Holiday, PHL ...................................... 11 21.524 Harrington, DEN ................................ 5 10.500 Q. Richardson, ORL ......................... 5 10.500 Paul, NOR .......................................... 9 19.474 Gallinari, DEN .................................... 7 15.467 Jones, MIA ......................................... 17 37.459

Lawson, DEN ..................................... Pierce, BOS ....................................... Meeks, PHL ....................................... Terry, DAL .......................................... Green, BOS ....................................... Price, IND ........................................... Sha. Williams, NYK ........................... Johnson, ATL..................................... Smith, DEN ........................................ Bogans, CHI....................................... Korver, CHI ........................................ Fisher, LAL......................................... Mayo, MEM ........................................

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11.455 47.447 18.444 79.443 16.438 16.438 14.429 42.429 21.429 59.424 52.423 17.412 49.408

N H L Playoff Glance (Best-of-7) (x-if necessary) CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7) EASTERN CONFERENCE Tampa Bay 4, Washington 0 Friday, April 29: Tampa Bay 4, Washington 2 Sunday, May 1: Tampa Bay 3, Washington 2, OT Tuesday, May 3: Tampa Bay 4, Washington 3 Wednesday, May 4: Tampa Bay 5, Washington 3 Boston 4, Philadelphia 0 Saturday, April 30: Boston 7, Philadelphia 3 Monday, May 2: Boston 3, Philadelphia 2, OT Wednesday, May 4: Boston 5, Philadelphia 1 Friday, May 6: Boston 5, Philadelphia 1 WESTERN CONFERENCE Vancouver 4, Nashville 2 Thursday, April 28: Vancouver 1, Nashville 0 Saturday, April 30: Nashville 2, Vancouver 1, 2OT Tuesday, May 3: Vancouver 3, Nashville 2, OT Thursday, May 5: Vancouver 4, Nashville 2 Saturday, May 7: Nashville 4, Vancouver 3 Monday, May 9: Vancouver 2, Nashville 1 San Jose 4, Detroit 3 Friday, April 29: San Jose 2, Detroit 1, OT Sunday, May 1: San Jose 2, Detroit 1 Wednesday, May 4: San Jose 4, Detroit 3, OT Friday, May 6: Detroit 4, San Jose 3 Sunday, May 8: Detroit 4, San Jose 3 Tuesday, May 10: Detroit 3, San Jose 1 Thursday, May 12: San Jose 3, Detroit 2 CONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7) EASTERN CONFERENCE Boston 4, Tampa Bay 3 Saturday, May 14: Tampa Bay 5, Boston 2 Tuesday, May 17: Boston 6, Tampa Bay 5 Thursday, May 19: Boston 2, Tampa Bay 0 Saturday, May 21: Tampa Bay 5, Boston 3 Monday, May 23: Boston 3, Tampa Bay 1 Wednesday, May 25: Tampa Bay 5, Boston 4 Friday, May 27: Boston 1, Tampa Bay 0 WESTERN CONFERENCE Vancouver 4, San Jose 1 Sunday, May 15: Vancouver 3, San Jose 2 Wednesday, May 18: Vancouver 7, San Jose 3 Friday, May 20: San Jose 4, Vancouver 3 Sunday, May 22: Vancouver 4, San Jose 2 Tuesday, May 24: Vancouver 3, San Jose 2, 2OT STANLEY CUP FINALS (Best-of-7) Vancouver 2, Boston 1 Wednesday, June 1: Vancouver 1, Boston 0 Saturday, June 4: Vancouver 3, Boston 2, OT Monday, June 6: Boston 8, Vancouver 1 Wednesday, June 8: Vancouver at Boston, 8 p.m. Friday, June 10: Boston at Vancouver, 8 p.m. x-Monday, June 13: Vancouver at Boston, 8 p.m. x-Wednesday, June 15: Boston at Vancouver, 8 p.m.

A H L Playoff Glance FIRST ROUND BEST OF 7 EASTERN CONFERENCE Portland 4, Connecticut 2 Thursday, April 14: Portland 3, Connecticut 2 Saturday, April 16: Portland 3, Connecticut 2, OT Sunday, April 17: Connecticut 3, Portland 1 Tuesday, April 19: Connecticut 3, Portland 1 Thursday, April 21: Portland 5, Connecticut 4 Saturday, April 23: Portland 6, Connecticut 4 Binghamton 4, Manchester 3 Thursday, April 14: Manchester 2, Binghamton 1 Friday, April 15: Binghamton 4, Manchester 3, OT Sunday, April 17: Manchester 5, Binghamton 4, OT Tuesday, April 19: Manchester 6, Binghamton 3 Wednesday, April 20: Binghamton 5, Manchester 4, OT Friday, April 22: Binghamton 2, Manchester 1, 2OT Saturday, April 23: Binghamton 6, Manchester 5, OT Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 4, Norfolk 2 Friday, April 15: Norfolk 2, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 1 Saturday, April16: Norfolk 2, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 0 Tuesday, April 19: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 2, Norfolk 1 Wednesday, April 20: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 4, Norfolk 2 Friday, April 22: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 2, Norfolk 1 Saturday, April 23: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 6, Norfolk 3 Charlotte 4, Hershey 2 Thursday, April 14: Charlotte 5, Hershey 4 Sunday, April 17: Hershey 4, Charlotte 2 Tuesday, April 19: Hershey 3, Charlotte 2 Wednesday, April 20: Charlotte 3, Hershey 2 Friday, April 22: Charlotte 5, Hershey 3 Sunday, April 24: Charlotte 2, Hershey 1, OT WESTERN CONFERENCE Manitoba 4, Lake Erie 3 Saturday, April 16: Lake Erie 6, Manitoba 4 Sunday, April 17: Manitoba 3, Lake Erie 2, OT Tuesday, April 19: Lake Erie 2, Manitoba 1 Thursday, April 21: Lake Erie 6, Manitoba 3 Friday, April 22: Manitoba 2, Lake Erie 0 Sunday, April 24: Manitoba 3, Lake Erie 1 Tuesday, April 26: Manitoba 4, Lake Erie 1 Hamilton 4, Oklahoma City 2 Thursday, April 14: Hamilton 5, Oklahoma City 2 Saturday, April 16: Hamilton 2, Oklahoma City 1 Tuesday, April 19: Oklahoma City 2, Hamilton 0 Wednesday, April 20: Oklahoma City 5, Hamilton 2 Friday, April 22: Hamilton 2, Oklahoma City 0 Sunday, April 24: Hamilton 4, Oklahoma City 1 Houston 4, Peoria 0 Wednesday, April 13: Houston 4, Peoria 1 Friday, April 15: Houston 3, Peoria 2, OT Monday, April 18: Houston 5, Peoria 3 Tuesday, April 19: Houston 2, Peoria 1 Milwaukee 4, Texas 2 Thursday, April 14: Milwaukee 5, Texas 2 Saturday, April 16: Texas 3, Milwaukee 1 Tuesday, April 19: Texas 3, Milwaukee 2, OT Wednesday, April 20: Milwaukee 3, Texas 2 Friday, April 22: Milwaukee 2, Texas 1, OT Monday, April 25: Milwaukee 3, Texas 2, 2OT DIVISION FINALS BEST OF 7 EASTERN CONFERENCE Binghamton 4, Portland 2 Wednesday, April 27: Binghamton 3, Portland 2 Thursday, April 28: Binghamton 5, Portland 3 Saturday, April 30: Portland 3, Binghamton 2 Monday, May 2: Binghamton 6, Portland 1 Tuesday, May 3: Portland 6, Binghamton 2 Friday, May 6: Binghamton 3, Portland 0 Charlotte 4, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 2 Thursday, April 28: Charlotte 3, Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton 2 Saturday, April 30: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3, Charlotte 0 Monday, May 2: Charlotte 2, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 1, OT Wednesday, May 4: Charlotte 1, Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton 0 Friday, May 6: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 1, Charlotte 0 Saturday, May 7: Charlotte 4, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3 WESTERN CONFERENCE Hamilton 4, Manitoba 3 Thursday, April 28: Hamilton 4, Manitoba 1 Sunday, May 1: Hamilton 4, Manitoba 2 Tuesday, May 3: Manitoba 5, Hamilton 4 Wednesday, May 4: Manitoba 2, Hamilton 1, 2OT Friday, May 6: Hamilton 5, Manitoba 1 Sunday, May 8: Manitoba 1, Hamilton 0 Monday, May 9: Hamilton 2, Manitoba 1, 3OT Houston 4, Milwaukee 3 Friday, April 29: Milwaukee 3, Houston 1 Sunday, May 1: Houston 2, Milwaukee 0 Tuesday, May 3: Milwaukee 5, Houston 3 Thursday, May 5: Houston 3, Milwaukee 2, OT Friday, May 6: Houston 3, Milwaukee 2, OT Sunday, May 8: Milwaukee 5, Houston 4, OT Tuesday, May 10: Houston 4, Milwaukee 2


FIRST ROUND Results Spring-Ford 15, Spring Grove 1 Council Rock South 8, Monsignor Bonner 3 Manheim Township 3, Williamsport 1 Nazareth 6, Council Rock North 2 Methacton 6, Cedar Cliff 2 Conestoga 10, Frankford 2 Seneca Valley 8, Erie McDowell 5 Peters Township 6, DuBois 1 QUARTERFINALS Thursday, June 9 •Spring-Ford (1-1, 23-4) vs. Council Rock South (1-4, 14-5) at Neumann University, Aston, 4:30 •Manheim Township (3-2, 17-7) vs. Nazareth (11-1, 23-3) at Stump Stadium, Pine Grove, 6:30 •Methacton (1-5, 17-10) vs. Conestoga (1-2, 19-4) at Neumann University, Aston, 2 •Seneca Valley (7-1, 17-3-1) vs. Peters Township (7-2, 20-2) at North Allegheny H.S., Wexford, 6 SEMIFINALS Monday, June 13 Quarterfinal winners at neutral sites CHAMPIONSHIP Friday, June 17 Semifinal winners at Lubrano Park, State College, 6 p.m. __________

CLASS 3A FIRST ROUND Monday's results Mechanicsburg 10, Franklin Towne Charter 0 Tunkhannock 11, Jersey Shore 7 Twin Valley 3, Neumann-Goretti 1 Blue Mountain 5, Upper Moreland 3 Northern York 11, Somerset 0 Punxsutawney 11, Hampton 1 Elizabeth Forward 13, Carrick 2 Grove City 6, Chartiers Valley 3 QUARTERFINALS Thursday, June 9 •Mechanicsburg (3-1, 19-5) vs. Tunkhannock (2-1, 17-2) at Parkland H.S., Orefield, 6:30 •Twin Valley (3-2, 23-3) vs. Blue Mountain (11-1, 19-4) at Wenger Field, Fredricksburg, 4:30 •Northern York (3-3, 20-5) vs. Punxsutawney (9-1, 15-7) at Replogle Field, New Enterprise, 4 •Elizabeth Forward (7-1, 22-0) vs. Grove City (10-1, 18-2) at N. Allegheny H.S., Wexford, noon SEMIFINALS Monday, June 13 Quarterfinal winners at neutral sites CHAMPIONSHIP Friday, June 17 Semifinal winners at Lubrano Park, State College, 1 p.m. __________

CLASS 2A FIRST ROUND Monday's results Oley Valley 10, Nueva Esperanza 1 Salisbury Township 7, Towanda 0 Danville 6, Lake-Lehman 5 York Catholic 13, Springfield Township 1 Riverside 1, Karns City 0 Saegertown 4, Laurel 3 Bedford 3, Waynesburg Central 2 Martinsburg Central 4, Mohawk 2 QUARTERFINALS Thursday, June 9 •Oley Valley (3-1, 18-4) vs. Salisbury Township (11-1, 18-6) at Parkland H.S., Orefield, 4 •Danville (4-1, 14-7) vs. York Catholic (3-2, 19-3) at Stump Stadium, Pine Grove, 4 •Riverside (7-1, 17-5) vs. Saegertown (10-1, 19-1) at Slippery Rock University, noon •Bedford (5-1, 9-8) vs. Martinsburg Central (6-1, 17-5) at Point Stadium, Johnstown, 6:30 SEMIFINALS Monday, June 13 Quarterfinal winners at neutral sites CHAMPIONSHIP Friday, June 17 Semifinal winners at Lubrano Park, State College, 3:30 p.m. __________

CLASS A FIRST ROUND Monday's results Reading Central Catholic 3, Masterman 2 Calvary Christian 9, Tri-Valley 4 Muncy 8, Old Forge 3 Salisbury Elk Lick 5, Lancaster Country Day 0 Bishop McCort 7, Neshannock 1 Mercyhurst Prep 3, Coudersport 2 Serra Catholic 10, Elk County Catholic 5 Bishop Carroll 7, Chartiers Houston 6 QUARTERFINALS Thursday, June 9 •Reading Central Catholic (3-1, 9-13) vs. Calvary Christian (1-1, 14-8) at Easton Area H.S., 4:30 •Muncy (4-1, 19-5) vs. Salisbury Elk Lick (5-1, 19-2) at Green Twp. Park, Scotland, 4:30 •Bishop McCort (6-2, 20-3) vs. Mercyhurst Prep (10-1, 16-3) at North Allegheny H.S., Wexford, 3 •Serra Catholic (7-3, 18-2) vs. Bishop Carroll (6-1, 15-8) at Point Stadium, Johnstown, 4 SEMIFINALS Monday, June 13 Quarterfinal winners at neutral sites CHAMPIONSHIP Friday, June 17 Semifinal winners at Lubrano Park, State College, 10:30 a.m.

I N T E R N A T I O N A L L E A G U E North Division W Lehigh Valley (Phillies) ........... 36 Pawtucket (Red Sox) .............. 31 Yankees ................................... 30 Buffalo (Mets)........................... 26 Rochester (Twins) ................... 23 Syracuse (Nationals)............... 23 South Division W Durham (Rays)......................... 32 Gwinnett (Braves) ................... 30 Charlotte (White Sox) ............. 26 Norfolk (Orioles) ...................... 20 West Division W Columbus (Indians) ................. 38 Louisville (Reds) ...................... 36 Indianapolis (Pirates)............... 29 Toledo (Tigers) ........................ 27 Tuesday's Games Louisville 9, Syracuse 2 Gwinnett 4, Toledo 1. Durham 9, Lehigh Valley 1 Charlotte 8, Yankees 2 Indianapolis 13, Buffalo 4 Columbus 5, Rochester 1 Pawtucket at Norfolk, late Today's Games Gwinnett at Toledo, 7 p.m. Louisville at Syracuse, 7 p.m. Charlotte at Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Indianapolis at Buffalo, 7:05 p.m. Durham at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. Rochester at Columbus, 7:05 p.m. Pawtucket at Norfolk, 7:15 p.m.

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Pct. GB .621 — .544 41⁄2 .536 5 .433 11 .411 12 .411 12

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Pct. GB .552 — .517 2 .456 51⁄2 .345 12

L 22 24 31 33

Pct. GB .633 — .600 2 .483 9 .450 11

E A S T E R N L E A G U E Eastern Division W L New Hampshire (Blue Jays) . 35 22 Trenton (Yankees) ................. 35 23 New Britain (Twins) ............... 31 25 Reading (Phillies)................... 31 26 Portland (Red Sox) ................ 20 36 Binghamton (Mets) ................ 18 37 Western Division W L Harrisburg (Nationals)............. 32 23 Altoona (Pirates) ...................... 29 28 Bowie (Orioles) ........................ 29 30 Erie (Tigers) ............................. 27 29 Richmond (Giants) .................. 27 30 Akron (Indians)......................... 27 32 Tuesday's Games Harrisburg 6, Binghamton 5, 1st game New Britain 5, Akron 3

Pct. GB .614 — 1 .603 ⁄2 .554 31⁄2 .544 4 .357 141⁄2 .327 16 Pct. GB .582 — .509 4 .492 5 .482 51⁄2 .474 6 .458 7

BULLETIN BOARD CAMPS CLINICS Camp Saint Andrew is currently accepting registrations for the upcoming summer season of camps offered. There will be two separate weeks of girls basketball for all girls entering grades 5 through 10. The first week will run from July 10 through July 15 with the second week held from July 17 through July 22. Renee Casterline is the director. There will also be two weeks of Girls Traditional Resident camp for all girls entering grades 3 through 9 held on the same dates. Bernadette Kozlowski is the director. There will be a Father/Son Weekend (for dads and sons ages 6 through 13 held from July 22 through 24. There will be one week of Boys Basketball for players entering grades 4 through 9 held from July 24 through 28. Former LCCC head men’s basketball coach Joe Long is the director. For more information or to register, visit the diocese website at / social services tab or call 570-2264606. GOLF Annual Moosic Youth Center Golf Tournament will be held at 2 p.m. on June 25 at Pine Hills golf course in Taylor. The captain-andcrew tournament cost $70 per person and will feature a buffet. Cart and greens are fees included. Sponsors are needed Call 4570423 or 457-8450 to register or for more information. MEETINGS Luzerne County Federation of Sportsmen will meet at 7:30 p.m. on June 13 at the American Legion Post 609 on corner of Lee Park Avenue and St. Mary’s Road. Club delegates are urged to attend. Interested sportsmen are cordially invited. Swoyersville Little League will hold their monthly meeting June 8 at 8 p.m. at the Rec Room on Hughes Street. All are encouraged to attend to discuss the upcoming All-Star season. Wyoming Valley Conference baseball coaches will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday at Rodanos to pick the coaches all-star team and the senior all-star team. The senior game will be played at 4 p.m. on June 23 at Wilkes University. Any questions call Mike 262-8291 or Sean 991-1773. REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTS Hanover Area Youth Soccer will hold its final round of registrations for fall soccer on June 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at the soccer fields. Any questions please contact Rich at 735-1427. Mountaintop Area Little League will offer a fall baseball program, for boys and girls, ages 8 through 11. Age based on 2011 regular season. Season runs late August through mid October. Registration fee is: $40. Registrations will be held from 10 a.m. to noon June 18 and from 6 p.m. to 8 pm. July 7 at the Alberdeen Complex. For more information, call 823-7949 or visit: UPCOMING EVENTS Hazleton City View BMX will hold its next local race at 2 p.m. Sunday at Louis Schiavo City View Park on Poplar Street in Hazleton. Track will be open for practice for registered riders from noon to 2 p.m. Race registration and new rider registration will be held from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Races are weather permitting. Please check website or facebook the day of the event. New riders are always welcome. First time at the track is free. Bring your bike, long sleeve shirt, long pants and helmet. Some equipment may be available at the track to borrow. Trial membership is $25 for 30 days and $5 race fee. Due to changes in NBL Membership, Hazleton City View has revised its race schedule. Other upcoming local races will be held on June 19 and June 26. For more information about Hazleton City View BMX, contact us via email at, visit, call Track Director, Jack Longo at 570-9563747, call President of Parents Association, Steven Huey at 570436-3373, or visit HazletonBMX. Bulletin Board items will not be accepted over the telephone. Items may be faxed to 831-7319, emailed to or dropped off at the Times Leader or mailed to Times Leader, c/o Sports, 15 N, Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250.

Altoona 10, Erie 5 Portland 6, Richmond 0 Bowie 8, New Hampshire 2 Reading 4, Trenton 2 Harrisburg at Binghamton, 2nd game, late Today's Games Akron at New Britain, 6:35 p.m. Harrisburg at Binghamton, 6:35 p.m. Richmond at Portland, 7 p.m. Erie at Altoona, 7 p.m. Bowie at New Hampshire, 7:05 p.m. Trenton at Reading, 7:05 p.m.

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Dodgers keep Phils struggling The Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA — Rubby De La Rosa pitched five effective innings in his first career start and Dee Gordon had three hits in his first start, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 Tuesday night. De La Rosa (2-0) allowed one run, constantly having to pitch out of trouble because he walked five and gave up four hits. Matt Kemp hit a two-run homer for the Dodgers, who’ve won six of nine. Roy Oswalt (3-4) lost his fourth straight decision. Oswalt allowed four runs and eight hits in six innings to remain winless since April 21. The NL East-leading Phillies have lost five of six. Pirates 8, Diamondbacks 5

PITTSBURGH — Lyle Overbay hit a three-run double to cap a five-run eighth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Arizona was in position for its seventh consecutive road win after Daniel Hudson allowed only one earned run through seven innings, but Daniel Hernandez (2-2) did not retire any of the six batters he faced in the eighth. Braves 1, Marlins 0

MIAMI — Tommy Hanson pitched six innings and the Atlanta Braves won with only two hits when they sent the Florida Marlins to their sixth

consecutive loss. Florida’s Brad Hand (0-1) went six innings in his major league debut and allowed just one hit — a homer by Alex Gonzalez leading off the fourth. Reds 8, Cubs 2

CINCINNATI — Miguel Cairo hit a grand slam to help make Edinson Volquez’s return to the majors a success and the Cincinnati Reds continued their dominance of the Chicago Cubs with a win. Volquez (4-2), recalled earlier Tuesday from Triple-A Louisville, lasted a season-high seven innings. He allowed one run and seven hits while walking two and striking out five. He improved his career record against Chicago to 4-0 in six starts. Mets 2, Brewers 1

MILWAUKEE — Jose Reyes hit a two-run triple to give New York the lead in the seventh inning and the Mets held on to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Tuesday night. Reyes’ triple came off reliever Marco Estrada and wasted an impressive start from Milwaukee’s Shaun Marcum, who pitched six scoreless innings. Cardinals 7, Astros 4

HOUSTON — Jake Westbrook shook off early trouble on the mound and helped his cause with a three-run, tiebreaking double to help the St. Louis Cardinals to a win over the Houston Astros.


Ortiz, Lester lead Red Sox over Yanks The Associated Press

NEW YORK — David Ortiz hit a two-run homer and Jonathan Papelbon labored through the ninth inning to earn his 200th save, leading the Boston Red Sox over the New York Yankees 6-4 Tuesday night. Jacoby Ellsbury led off the game with a home run and Adrian Gonzalez hit an RBI triple as the Red Sox roughed up Freddy Garcia (4-5) early to move within two percentage points of the first-place Yankees in the AL East. Working on seven days’ rest, Jon Lester (8-2) gave up three runs and eight hits — seven singles — in six innings. Orioles 4, Athletics 0

hits, struck out six and walked one over 8 1-3 innings as Cleveland avoided its first eightgame losing streak ever at Progressive Field. White Sox 5, Mariners 1

CHICAGO — Paul Konerko and Carlos Quentin homered, and Phil Humber held Seattle’s offense in check as the Chicago White Sox beat the Mariners. Konerko’s solo shot in the second inning was his second in as many days and fourth in six games. The homer also marked the 1,000th run of his career. Tigers 8, Rangers 1

ARLINGTON, Texas — Austin Jackson had three of Detroit’s season-high 20 hits and Rick Porcello won for the sixth time in his last seven outings to help the Tigers beat the Texas Rangers 8-1 on Tuesday night.

BALTIMORE — J.J. Hardy, Luke Scott and Adam Jones hit solo homers, Chris Jakubauskas pitched five shutout innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat Oakland to stretch the Athletics’ losing streak to a Blue Jays 8, Royals 5 season-high eight games. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Adam Lind and J.P. Arencibia Indians 1, Twins 0 each hit a two-run homer to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a CLEVELAND — Carlos victory over the Kansas City Carrasco took a shutout into the ninth inning and the Cleve- Royals. Lind homered off Vin Mazzaland Indians pushed across an ro in a three-run first inning. unearned run to defeat the Jose Bautista was aboard on a Minnesota Twins. Carrasco (5-3) gave up three single.

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weight off my shoulders.” For Black, the decision figures to be a tougher one. “Today is a very exciting day for me,” Black said through Pitt. “I am presentedwithagreatopportunity. I could come back to the University of Pittsburgh for my junior year or I can play at the professional level. It’s a nice choice to have to make.” “He’s gifted with a golden right arm, a flame-throwing arm,” said Coughlin’s Moe Rodzinak, who coached Black throughout his varsity career. “It’s nice to see (two players get drafted). It’s nice to see our area get some recognition – not

just with getting drafted, but with the colleges, too.” Black recently finished his redshirt sophomore season at Pitt and still has two years of eligibility remaining. Papi has signed a letter of intent to play at Virginia next season. The deadline for MLB teams to sign their draft picks is Aug. 15, so both players have roughly two months to come to a final decision. Signing a pro contract would prohibit them from playing in the college ranks at any point. “It’s tough on a kid,” Rodzinak said. “They’re young, and the school’s pulling on one arm to stay in school and a scout’s pulling on the other to sign. Then they’re throwing money in their face to sign.








STANDINGS/STATS Tigers 8, Rangers 1

S TA N D I N G S W 33 34 31 31 28

New York ....................................... Boston ............................................ Tampa Bay..................................... Toronto........................................... Baltimore........................................ Cleveland ..................................... Detroit ........................................... Chicago ........................................ Kansas City.................................. Minnesota ....................................

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Texas ............................................... Seattle .............................................. Los Angeles .................................... Oakland ...........................................

W 36 33 31 29 26

Philadelphia................................... Atlanta ............................................ Florida ............................................ New York ....................................... Washington ................................... St. Louis ....................................... Milwaukee .................................... Cincinnati...................................... Pittsburgh..................................... Chicago ........................................ Houston ........................................

W 37 34 32 29 23 23

San Francisco ............................... Arizona........................................... Colorado ........................................ Los Angeles .................................. San Diego ......................................

W 34 33 28 29 27

AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division L Pct GB WCGB 25 .569 — — 26 .567 — — 29 .517 3 3 30 .508 31⁄2 31⁄2 31 .475 51⁄2 51⁄2 Central Division L Pct GB WCGB 25 .576 — — 27 .550 11⁄2 1 33 .476 6 51⁄2 35 .426 9 81⁄2 38 .367 121⁄2 12 West Division L Pct GB WCGB 28 .548 — — 30 .508 21⁄2 31⁄2 32 .484 4 5 35 .435 7 8 NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division L Pct GB WCGB 25 .590 — — 28 .541 3 1 28 .525 4 2 31 .483 61⁄2 41⁄2 1 1 34 .433 9 ⁄2 7 ⁄2 Central Division L Pct GB WCGB 25 .597 — — 27 .557 21⁄2 — 30 .516 5 21⁄2 30 .492 61⁄2 4 36 .390 121⁄2 10 38 .377 131⁄2 11 West Division L Pct GB WCGB 26 .567 — — 28 .541 11⁄2 1 31 .475 51⁄2 5 33 .468 6 51⁄2 34 .443 71⁄2 7

AMERICAN LEAGUE Monday's Games Minnesota 6, Cleveland 4 Baltimore 4, Oakland 2 Detroit 13, Texas 7 Chicago White Sox 3, Seattle 1 Kansas City 3, Toronto 2, 11 innings Tampa Bay 5, L.A. Angels 1 Tuesday's Games Boston 6, N.Y. Yankees 4 Cleveland 1, Minnesota 0 Baltimore 4, Oakland 0 Detroit 8, Texas 1 Chicago White Sox 5, Seattle 1 Toronto 8, Kansas City 5 Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Wednesday's Games Minnesota (Pavano 3-5) at Cleveland (Masterson 5-4), 12:05 p.m. Boston (Wakefield 2-1) at N.Y. Yankees (A.J.Burnett 6-3), 7:05 p.m. Oakland (Outman 1-0) at Baltimore (Britton 5-4), 7:05 p.m. Detroit (Coke 1-5) at Texas (Ogando 6-0), 8:05 p.m. Seattle (Vargas 4-3) at Chicago White Sox (Floyd 6-5), 8:10 p.m. Toronto (Villanueva 3-0) at Kansas City (Duffy 0-1), 8:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Shields 5-4) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 7-4), 10:05 p.m. Thursday's Games Toronto at Kansas City, 4:10 p.m. Boston at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Seattle at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Oakland at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Texas at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m.



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“It’s a tough choice for a young kid. It really is.” Known best for a fastball that tops out in the high 90s, Black earned a scholarship offer from Pitt before his senior season at Coughlin, which was cut short by Tommy John surgery. After redshirting in his first season on campus to recover from the operation, Black has since carved out a spot in the Panthers’ bullpen, pitching 20 innings and picking up four saves in 2011. His33strikeoutsthispastseason gave him a strikeouts-per-nine-inningsmarkof14.85,asingle-season record for the Panthers. Black, a 6-foot-5 right-hander, has appeared in 30 games and made two starts in two seasons at Pitt, collecting five career saves.


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NATIONAL LEAGUE Monday's Games Philadelphia 3, L.A. Dodgers 1 Cincinnati 8, Chicago Cubs 2 Milwaukee 7, Florida 2 Colorado 3, San Diego 0 San Francisco 5, Washington 4, 13 innings Tuesday's Games Pittsburgh 8, Arizona 5 L.A. Dodgers 6, Philadelphia 2 Atlanta 1, Florida 0 Cincinnati 8, Chicago Cubs 2 St. Louis 7, Houston 4 N.Y. Mets 2, Milwaukee 1 Colorado at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. Washington at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m. Wednesday's Games Chicago Cubs (Dempster 4-5) at Cincinnati (Arroyo 4-5), 12:35 p.m. Washington (Maya 0-1) at San Francisco (Cain 4-4), 3:45 p.m. Colorado (Cook 0-0) at San Diego (Moseley 2-6), 6:35 p.m. Arizona (Duke 1-1) at Pittsburgh (Maholm 2-7), 7:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kuroda 5-6) at Philadelphia (Hamels 7-2), 7:05 p.m. Atlanta (D.Lowe 3-4) at Florida (Nolasco 4-1), 7:10 p.m. St. Louis (J.Garcia 6-1) at Houston (Norris 3-4), 8:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Pelfrey 3-4) at Milwaukee (Wolf 4-4), 8:10 p.m. Thursday's Games Arizona at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Atlanta at Florida, 7:10 p.m. St. Louis at Houston, 8:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Washington at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. Cincinnati at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.

Orioles 4, Athletics 0 Oakland

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Blue Jays 8, Royals 5 Toronto

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T H I S D A T E I N B A S E B A L L June 8 1914 — New York’s Iron Joe McGinnity posted his 14th straight win in a 2-0 victory over Pittsburgh that moved the Giants into first place over Chicago. 1927 — New York’s Tony Lazzeri hit three homers in the Yankees’ 12-11 11-inning win over the Chicago White Sox. Lazzeri’s first two homers come off Red Faber and his third was a two-run line drive off George Connally to tie the game in the ninth inning. The Yanks were behind 11-6 going into the last inning. New York won it in the 11th after Cedric Durst tripled, Lazzeri was intentionally walked and Ray Morehart singled. 1933 — Philadelphia’s Jimmie Foxx homered in his first three at-bats off Lefty Gomez as the A’s beat the New York Yankees 14-10. Foxx had homered his last time up the previous day to tie a major league record of hitting four consecutive home runs. Bobby Lowe did it in 1894.

“It is exciting to see Ray be draftedintheseventhround,”Pittcoach JoeJordanosaidinaschoolrelease. “Ray has a big arm with a ton of upside. He is in a great position right now and whatever decision he makes, he will be in great shape. “Rayhasworkedveryhardandis a great team player who deserves everything that comes his way.” Papi has helped lead Tunkhannock to back-to-back District 2 Class 3A titles, as the Tigers have reached the state quarterfinals in both seasons. Working as the Tigers’ starting shortstop as well as a closer, Papi wasoneofthemostfearedhittersin the region this spring, drawing multiple walks per game while leading the team in hitting. The 6-foot-2 standout was The

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Dodgers 6, Phillies 2 Los Angeles

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Mets 2, Brewers 1 New York

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Cardinals 7, Astros 4 St. Louis

Houston ab r h bi ab r h bi Theriot ss 5 0 1 1 Bourn cf 5 0 1 0 Rasms cf 5 1 1 0 Barmes ss 5 0 0 0 Pujols 1b 4 1 1 1 Pence rf 4 1 2 0 Brkmn lf 3 1 1 2 Ca.Lee lf 3 2 2 2 Craig rf 1 0 0 0 Kppngr 2b 5 1 1 0 Jay rf 3 0 0 0 Wallac 1b 4 0 1 0 Salas p 0 0 0 0 CJhnsn 3b 4 0 2 1 YMolin c 4 1 1 0 Towles c 3 0 1 0 Schmkr 2b-rf 4 1 2 0 Bourgs ph 1 0 0 0 Descals 3b-2b 3 2 1 0 Myers p 2 0 0 0 Westrk p 2 0 1 3 MDwns ph 0 0 0 1 Motte p 0 0 0 0 Escaln p 0 0 0 0 Greene ph 1 0 0 0 DelRsr p 0 0 0 0 Batista p 0 0 0 0 Michals ph 0 0 0 0 Miller p 0 0 0 0 FRdrgz p 0 0 0 0 ESnchz p 0 0 0 0 MCrpnt 3b 1 0 0 0 Totals 36 7 9 7 Totals 36 410 4 St. Louis ............................. 200 300 011 — 7 Houston.............................. 200 001 001 — 4 E—Theriot (11). DP—St. Louis 1. LOB—St. Louis 4, Houston 13. 2B—Theriot (11), Westbrook (2), Ca.Lee (13), C.Johnson (10), Towles (5). HR—Pujols (14), Berkman (13), Ca.Lee (5). CS—Wallace (1). IP H R ER BB SO St. Louis Westbrook W,6-3.... 51⁄3 8 3 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 Motte H,6 ................. 2⁄3 0 0 0 1 0 Batista H,5 ................ 2⁄3 Miller H,3.................. 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 E.Sanchez ............... 0 0 0 0 2 0 Salas S,11-12.......... 2 2 1 1 1 3 Houston Myers L,2-5.............. 6 6 5 5 1 4 Escalona .................. 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 Del Rosario.............. 12⁄3 Fe.Rodriguez........... 1 2 1 1 0 2 E.Sanchez pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. HBP—by Motte (M.Downs). WP—E.Sanchez. PB—Towles. Umpires—Home, Bill Miller;First, James Hoye;Second, Tom Hallion;Third, Phil Cuzzi. T—3:10. A—23,277 (40,963).

Reds 8, Cubs 2 Chicago Fukdm rf Barney 2b SCastro ss C.Pena 1b ArRmr 3b DeWitt lf Campn cf Montnz ph Soto c DDavis p RLopez p BSnydr ph Grabow p Smrdzj p LeMahi ph Totals

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Chicago.............................. 010 000 001 — 2 Cincinnati ........................... 001 120 40x — 8 E—S.Castro (11). DP—Chicago 1, Cincinnati 3. LOB—Chicago 7, Cincinnati 7. 2B—Ar.Ramirez (16), DeWitt 2 (6), Stubbs (12), B.Phillips (12). HR— Cairo (2). S—D.Davis, Volquez 2. SF—J.Gomes, R.Hernandez. IP H R ER BB SO Chicago D.Davis L,0-5 .......... 41⁄3 7 4 4 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 R.Lopez.................... 12⁄3 Grabow..................... 1 3 4 4 1 1 Samardzija............... 1 0 0 0 0 1 Cincinnati Volquez W,4-2 ........ 7 7 1 1 2 5 Masset...................... 1 1 0 0 0 0 Horst ......................... 1 2 1 1 0 0 HBP—by Samardzija (Stubbs). Umpires—Home, Paul Nauert;First, Doug Eddings;Second, Vic Carapazza;Third, Dana DeMuth. T—2:53. A—24,921 (42,319).

Pirates 8, Diamondbacks 5 Arizona

Pittsburgh ab r h bi Tabata lf 4 1 1 1 JHrrsn 2b 4 1 1 1 Hanrhn p 0 0 0 0 Paul rf 3 1 0 0 AMcCt cf 2 3 1 0 Overay 1b 4 1 1 3 CSnydr c 2 0 0 2 BrWod 3b 4 0 0 0 Cedeno ss 4 0 2 1 Correia p 1 0 0 0 Ciriaco ph 1 0 0 0 Moskos p 0 0 0 0 Meek p 0 0 0 0 Resop p 0 0 0 0 GJones ph 1 1 1 0 Walker 2b 0 0 0 0 Totals 38 513 5 Totals 30 8 7 8 Arizona ............................... 100 030 010 — 5 Pittsburgh .......................... 020 100 05x — 8 E—Miranda (3). DP—Pittsburgh 1. LOB—Arizona 8, Pittsburgh 3. 2B—R.Roberts (9), J.Upton (13), Tabata (12), A.McCutchen (12), Overbay (12), Cedeno (9), G.Jones (7). HR—K.Johnson (12), C.Young (11), Miranda (6). CS—J.Upton (5). S— Paul. SF—C.Snyder 2. IP H R ER BB SO Arizona D.Hudson................. 7 3 3 1 1 7 Da.Hernandez L,2-2 BS,1-2 ............ 0 4 5 5 1 0 Vasquez ................... 1 0 0 0 0 0 Pittsburgh Correia ..................... 5 8 4 4 2 3 Moskos..................... 1 1 0 0 0 0 Meek......................... 12⁄3 4 1 1 0 0 Resop W,2-1 ........... 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Hanrahan S,15-15 .. 1 0 0 0 0 2 Da.Hernandez pitched to 6 batters in the 8th. WP—Correia. PB—C.Snyder. Umpires—Home, Dan Iassogna;First, CB Bucknor;Second, Jerry Meals;Third, Dale Scott. T—2:44. A—12,378 (38,362). ab 5 5 4 5 4 3 4 4 3 1 0 0

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Florida ab r h bi Coghln cf 2 0 1 0 Infante 2b 4 0 0 0 Morrsn lf 4 0 0 0 GSnchz 1b 3 0 0 0 Dobbs 3b 3 0 1 0 OMrtnz Uggla 2b 3 0 0 0 pr-ss 0 0 0 0 D.Ross c 2 0 0 0 Stanton rf 3 0 0 0 Mather rf 3 0 0 0 J.Buck c 4 0 2 0 Bonifac Hanson p 2 0 0 0 ss-3b 3 0 0 0 OFlhrt p 0 0 0 0 Hand p 2 0 0 0 Hinske ph 1 0 0 0 Mujica p 0 0 0 0 Venters p 0 0 0 0 Helms ph 1 0 0 0 Kimrel p 0 0 0 0 R.Webb p 0 0 0 0 Cousins ph 0 0 0 0 Totals 29 1 2 1 Totals 29 0 4 0 Atlanta ................................ 000 100 000 — 1 Florida ................................ 000 000 000 — 0 E—Hand (1). DP—Atlanta 1, Florida 1. LOB—Atlanta 3, Florida 10. 2B—Coghlan (18). HR—Ale.Gonzalez (6). SB—Schafer (2), Prado (2), Coghlan (7). S—Bonifacio. IP H R ER BB SO Atlanta Hanson W,7-4 ......... 6 2 0 0 5 6 O’Flaherty H,10....... 1 1 0 0 1 0 Venters H,13 ........... 1 1 0 0 0 2 Kimbrel S,18-22 ...... 1 0 0 0 1 1 Florida Hand L,0-1 ............... 6 1 1 1 1 6 Mujica ....................... 1 0 0 0 0 1 R.Webb .................... 2 1 0 0 1 2 Umpires—Home, Tim Welke;First, Andy Fletcher;Second, Mike DiMuro;Third, Jim Reynolds. T—2:41. A—13,302 (38,560). ab 3 4 4 4 3

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Kansas City ab r h bi ab r h bi YEscor ss 5 1 0 0 AGordn lf 4 0 0 0 CPttrsn lf 4 0 0 0 MeCarr cf 4 0 1 0 Bautist rf 4 0 1 1 Hosmer 1b 5 1 2 2 Lind dh 4 0 0 0 Francr rf 5 0 0 0 JRiver 1b 5 1 1 0 Butler dh 3 0 0 0 Arencii c 5 0 1 0 Aviles 3b 4 0 1 1 A.Hill 2b 4 0 1 1 Getz 2b 5 1 1 0 RDavis cf 5 0 0 0 Treanr c 3 1 1 0 J.Nix 3b 2 0 1 0 Maier ph 1 0 0 0 Encrnc ph 0 0 0 0 B.Pena c 1 0 1 0 McCoy pr-3b 0 0 0 0 AEscor ss 4 0 0 0 Totals 38 2 5 2 Totals 39 3 7 3 Toronto ....................... 000 100 100 00 — 2 Kansas City................ 000 100 100 01 — 3 Two outs when winning run scored. E—Y.Escobar (6), Aviles (8), A.Escobar (5). DP— Kansas City 2. LOB—Toronto 9, Kansas City 13. 3B—Aviles (3). SB—C.Patterson (8), A.Hill (8), Me.Cabrera (7), Aviles (10). S—A.Escobar. IP H R ER BB SO Toronto Morrow ..................... 6 2 1 0 3 5 Camp H,5................. 2⁄3 1 1 1 0 1 Rzepczynski BS,2-2 ...................... 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 Dotel ......................... 11⁄3 Janssen .................... 1 0 0 0 0 2 Frasor ....................... 1 1 0 0 1 0 F.Francisco L,1-3.... 2⁄3 3 1 1 1 0 Kansas City F.Paulino .................. 62⁄3 3 2 1 3 4 G.Holland ................. 2⁄3 1 0 0 1 0 Crow ......................... 12⁄3 1 0 0 1 2 Soria W,4-3.............. 2 0 0 0 0 1 Rzepczynski pitched to 3 batters in the 7th. HBP—by F.Paulino (J.Nix). WP—F.Paulino. Umpires—Home, Ron Kulpa;First, Jim Wolf;Second, Derryl Cousins;Third, Jim Joyce. T—3:44. A—12,194 (37,903).

Rays 5, Angels 1

Tampa Bay

Los Angeles ab r h bi ab r h bi Damon dh 4 1 1 0 MIzturs 2b 4 0 2 0 Zobrist 2b 2 0 0 0 Aybar ss 3 0 0 0 Joyce rf 3 0 1 2 Abreu dh 4 0 0 0 Ktchm 1b 3 1 0 0 TrHntr rf 4 0 1 0 Jaso c 4 1 2 0 Callasp 3b 4 0 0 0 Ruggin cf 4 1 2 3 HKndrc lf 3 0 0 0 Fuld lf 4 0 0 0 Trumo 1b 3 1 1 0 SRdrgz 3b 4 0 0 0 Mathis c 3 0 1 1 Brignc ss 4 1 3 0 Bourjos cf 3 0 0 0 Totals 32 5 9 5 Totals 31 1 5 1 Tampa Bay......................... 200 002 100 — 5 Los Angeles....................... 000 000 010 — 1 E—Callaspo (7). DP—Los Angeles 2. LOB—Tampa Bay 4, Los Angeles 4. 2B—Tor.Hunter (9), Trumbo (11). HR—Ruggiano (2). SB—Damon (7), Brignac (1). S—Zobrist, Aybar. SF—Joyce. IP H R ER BB SO Tampa Bay Price W,7-5.............. 7 5 1 1 0 7 C.Ramos .................. 1 0 0 0 0 1 Farnsworth............... 1 0 0 0 0 1 Los Angeles Chatwood L,3-3 ....... 7 9 5 4 1 5 Takahashi ................ 2 0 0 0 0 4 Price pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. HBP—by Chatwood (Kotchman). Umpires—Home, Wally Bell;First, Laz Diaz;Second, Scott Barry;Third, John Hirschbeck. T—2:28. A—32,287 (45,389).

ThursdaywhentheTigersfaceMechanicsburg at Parkland High School in Orefield. The PIAA Class 3A quarterfinal matchup is the second game of a doubleheaderandhasthepotential to start later if the 4 p.m. Class 2A game between Oley Valley and Salisbury Township runs long. Tunkhannock (17-2) is in the state quarters for a second straight season after holding off Jersey Shore 11-7 on Monday. The Tigers have won the District 2 Class 3A titleeachofthepasttwoyears,losing to eventual state champion Conrad Weiser in this round last season. Mechanicsburg (19-5) is the District 3 Class 3A champion and disTigers’ next game set patched Franklin Towne Charter Tunkhannock will continue its 10-0 in five innings in the opening quest for a state title at 6:30 p.m. round.

Times Leader High School Baseball Player of the Year in 2010 and was also named an all-star in basketball. TwootherDistrict2alumniwere also drafted in the first two days. Abington Heights grad Cory Spangenberg, an infielder at Indian River State Junior College, went in the first round with the10th overall pick to San Diego on Monday. Old Forge’s Kyle McMyne, currentlyapitcheratVillanova,wasselected in the fourth round by Cincinnati on Tuesday with the 145th overall pick. The draft concludes today with rounds 31-50, which begin at noon.












Hynes will return as Penguins coach


The Yankees’ Jorge Vazquez tags out Charlotte’s Aleejandro De Aza during Tuesday night’s game at PNC Field.

Charlotte breaks open close game By DAVE ROSENGRANT

MOOSIC – Tuesday night’s game at PNC Field could be viewed as a tale of two games. The first half of the contest between Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and Charlotte was crisp, quick and well-pitched with just one run scored and only needing 70 minutes to complete four and a half innings. The last four and a half finished in nearly twice the time needed for the first half with nine runs crossing the plate in a wild 8-2 win for the Knights. Andrew Brackman got the start for the Yankees and performed exceptionally well for the first five innings. Known for his first-inning struggles, the 6-foot-10 righthander didn’t allow a hit until the fourth inning. He was cruising along with a 1-0 lead – even hitting 96 MPH on his fastball in the second inning – until things unraveled in the sixth. That’s when Eduardo Escobar, the leadoff batter in the inning, walked to open the inning. Then two batters later, Jim Gallagher netted an RBI-double to even the score at 1-1. Brackman (2-5) appeared to be on his way to getting out of the frame with the score tied and two outs. But he walked two more batters, allowed a two-run double and uncorked a wild pitch to give






Charlotte a 4-1 lead. The 25-year-old couldn’t get out of the sixth going 5 2/3 allowing just three hits, but walking four and fanning two. “I guess you just look at the good and take away what you did well,” Brackman said. “To tell you the truth I didn’t have my best stuff. The first five just kind of flew by and the walk in the sixth threw me off.” The Yankees cut Charlotte’s deficit to 4-2 in the bottom of the sixth on a run-scoring single from Kevin Russo. But they had other opportunities to get runs in the inning. Jorge Vazquez led off with a single and the next hitter, Brandon Laird doubled. But the next two hitters – Jordan Parraz and Greg Golson – struck out before Russo’s hit. On the RBI-hit, Laird was nailed at the plate by centerfielder Jordan Danks to end the rest of the threat. SWB also had a scoring chance in the seventh when it loaded the bases with two outs and came up empty.

Next Game: 7:05 p.m. today versus Charlotte at PNC Field Probable Pitchers: Knights RHP Lucas Harrell (4-3, 3.25) vs. Yankees RHP David Phelps (4-4, 3.25) On Deck: The four-game series with the Knights continues through Friday. Radio: All games can be heard on THE GAME (1340-AM) with Mike Vander Woude

The Yankees also threatened in the eighth after back-to-back, leadoff walks. But the runners were stranded as three straight strikeouts ended the inning. Overall Scranton/WilkesBarre left 10 runners on base, was 1-for-12 with runners in scoring position and struck out 11 times. “That says it all right there,” Yankees manager Dave Miley said pointing to the highlighted gaudy numbers in the box score. “Everybody had a hand in it.” While the Yankees were missing chances, the Knights were cashing in. Charlotte broke the game open with three runs in the seventh and another in the eighth. In the sixth, seventh and eighth innings, the Knights sent a combined 23 batters to the plate and totaled a 4-for-11 night with runners in scoring position. Gustavo Molina hit his first home run of the year, a shot over

the 371-foot marker on the left field fence to put the Yankees up 1-0 in the third.

HOW THEY SCORED YANKEES THIRD: Dan Brewer struck out. Gustavo Molina hit a home run. Austin Krum singled. Ramiro Pena walked, Krum to second. Jorge Vazquez grounded into 6-4-3 doubleplay. YANKEES 1-0 KNIGHTS SIXTH: Eduardo Escobar walked. Alejandro De Aza flied out. Escobar stole second. Jim Gallagher doubled to score Escobar and moved to third on a wild pitch. Dayan Viciedo grounded out. Tyler Flowers walked. Dallas McPherson doubled to score Escobar and Flowers. McPherson moved to third on wild pitch. Lastings Milledge walked. Pitching change: Kanekoa Texeira replaces Andrew Brackman. Jordan Danks singled to score McPherson. Andrew Garcia flied out. KNIGHTS 4-1 YANKEES SIXTH: Jorge Vazquez singled. Brandon Laird doubled, moving Vazquez to third. Jordan Parraz struck out. Greg Golson struck out. Kevin Russo singled to score Vazquez, Laird thrown out at home trying to score. KNIGHTS 4-2 KNIGHTS SEVENTH: Eduardo Escobar singled. Alejandro De Aza sacrifice bunt Escobar to second. Jim Gallagher walked. Dayan Viciedo doubled to score Escobar and Gallagher. Tyler Flowers grounded out, Viciedo to third. Pitching change: Ryan Pope replaces Texeira. Dallas McPherson walked. Lastings Milledge struck out but reached first on a wild pitch, which also scored Viciedo and advanced McPherson to second. Jordan Danks flied out. KNIGHTS 7-2 KNIGHTS EIGHTH: Andrew Garcia homered. Eduardo Escobar grounded out. Alejandro De Aza flied out. Jim Gallagher singled. Dayan Viciedo singled, Gallagher to second. Donny Lucy struck out. KNIGHTS 8-2

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Arizona State sweeps Florida for second softball title The Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY — Freshman Dallas Escobedo and Arizona State kept the NCAA softball championship the property of the Pac-10. Katelyn Boyd and freshman Alix Johnson each drove in three runs, Annie Lockwood homered and the Sun Devils beat Florida 7-2 Tuesday night to win their

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have fun in the process,” Bonvie said in between one of five sessions that he instructs each night. “That’s our goal.” Each session is divided into age groups and Bonvie customizes his instruction to meet the needs of each group. The mite and squirt sessions, for example, focus on basic skills. Those kids who are making the transition into leagues where checking is allowed are given a heavy dose of the correct ways to give and take a hit, along with a boost of confidence. The latter, Bonvie said, is just as important. “So many kids, when they get to pee-wee and bantam – the age when checking is allowed, they can get intimidated,” Bonvie said. “But we show them the right way to do it so when they get out there they’re confident that they can play against bigger kids. “Confidence is a huge factor.” It’s a factor that the kids are learning from one of the best.

second NCAA title in four years. The top-seeded Sun Devils (60-6) used a combination of holdovers from their first Women’s College World Series title in 2008 and some key freshmen to continue the Pac-10’s dominance of the event. The conference has won 23 of the 29 championships, including the last six in a row. Arizona State joined UCLA,

Arizona and Texas A&M as the only teams to win multiple softball titles. UCLA with 12 — including one that was vacated for NCAA rules violations — and Arizona with eight are the only programs to win more than two. “I’ll tell you what. It’s so hard to win one. To have the opportunity to win two, that’s just plain special,” coach Clint Myers said in a

postgame interview that included a pie in the face. “You get into an elite group. “We’re not UCLA or (Arizona) yet. But give us time.” Escobedo (37-3) pitched a fourhitter to win her 19th straight decision, in the process becoming the first freshman pitcher to win the title since UCLA’s Heather Compton in 1990.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins head coach John Hynes and assistant coach Alain Nasreddine have each been signed to multi-year contract extensions, it was announced today by Pittsburgh Penguins executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero. Hynes, 36, led the Penguins to a regular-season championship in just his first year as an AHL head coach, finishing with a record of 58-21-0-1 and helping set franchise records for wins, home wins (30), road wins (28), and points (117). The 58 wins was the secondhighest total ever posted by an AHL team in a single season and his work earned him the Louis A.R. Pieri Memorial Award as the American Hockey League’s most outstanding coach, making him the first Penguins head coach to capture the honor. Having guided the Penguins to the best record in the league in early January, Hynes was also named a co-coach for the AHL’s Western Conference All-Star Team. The native of Warwick, R.I. joined the Penguins organiza-

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first stage of 18-hole qualifying, and was stunned to get the news. “They said on the phone that Tiger has withdrawn from the Open,” Whitehead said. “So, ’Thanks, Tiger.’ I guess I’m glad he was listening to his doctors.” The future of Woods, meanwhile, is as muddied as ever. “The hardest thing in the world as a golfer, or any athlete, is to stay out,” two-time U.S. Open champion Curtis Strange said. “It’s smart what he’s doing. Unfortunately, the U.S. Open falls in that time frame. But every time something happens, and the longer he’s away from the game, it’s going to make it tougher for him to come back. “It’s going to be harder and harder the long this goes.” Woods hasn’t won since the 2009 Australian Masters, a stretch of 22 tournaments. He not only lost his No. 1 ranking late last year, he has plunged to No. 15 in the world, his lowest spot in the ranking since the spring of 1997. Woods announced his decision on Twitter: “Not playing in US Open. Very disappointed. Short-term frustration for longterm gain.” He had said in his most recent press conference that his injury was “not the doomsday that some of the press members are writing about.” Some in his camp believe if he had skipped The Players Championship, his left leg would have been fully healed perhaps in time for the Memorial, which he missed last week.

Another camp scheduled

Only Woods knows what kind of shape his leg is in, although he said another surgery has never been brought up by his doctors. The Masters is now the only major Woods has played every year since turning pro. He was recovering from knee surgery in 2008 and did not play the British Open and PGA Championship. “It’s been a frustrating and difficult year, but I’m committed to my longterm health,” Woods said. “I want to thank the fans for their encouragement and support. I am truly grateful and will be back playing when I can.” The question is when will he return. Woods is recovering from injuries to his left knee ligaments and left Achilles’, and his Achilles’ is believed to be giving him more trouble. “My man is hurting,” Arjun Atwal, a close friend and frequent practice partner, said last week at the Memorial. The most recent of four surgeries on Woods’ left knee came a week after the 2008 U.S. Open, which Woods won in a playoff for his 14th major. He had reconstructive surgery and was out for eight months, then returned and won seven times the following year before his personal life imploded on Thanksgiving night in 2009. Woods was tied for the lead at the turn in the final round of the Masters this year and wound up in a tie for fourth. But he said he hurt his knee and Achilles’ hitting from an awkward stance in the pine straw on the 17th hole of the third round at Augusta National, and he was limping toward the finish on Sunday. He described it as a “minor injury” in April.

Rink will get new ice After the camps are over for the summer, the ice at Coal Street, which is two years old, will be removed so a new sheet can be put down. Chris Banks, operations manager at the facility, said the Ice Rink at Coal Street is being used by so many groups that it is still a busy place even after the Penguins season is over. “We hold everything from in-house and adult hockey leagues, learn to skate classes, hockey camps and a curling club that has 60 members,” Banks said. “These things are all very popular and none of it would be here if it wasn’t for the dedication of Wilkes-Barre City to remodel the rink and open it back up to the community.”

The Ice Rink at Coal Street will be hosting two more hockey camps this summer. Chris Kelleher’s Defense Camp runs from Monday, June 13 through Thursday, June 16. The camp features instruction on techniques, positioning, skating and puck handling for all positions and any age. For more information or to register for either camp, visit

During his 15-year professional hockey career, Bonvie played in nearly 1,000 games in the American Hockey League and National Hockey League combined. During that time he amassed more than 4,800 penalty minutes – the highest total in professional hockey. During the mite session, Kim Fine watched her 6-year-old son, Nicholas, skate with Bonvie and eagerly listen to anything he had to say on the ice. At the end of the session, Fine was convinced that Bonvie has a knack for teaching and motivating kids. “He gives them confidence because when they think they

tion as an assistant coach in 2009-10, and was named head coach on July 31, 2010. Hynes previously coached in the United States National Team Development Program, where his Under-18 national teams won silver (2004), gold (2006) and bronze (2008) in IIHF world championship play. Nasreddine, 35, found immediate success as Hynes’ assistant in his first year as an AHL coach. Spending parts of five seasons with Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton Penguins in his playing days, Nasreddine ranks 10th all-time in games played (249) and tied for seventh all-time in points by a defenseman (56). Nasreddine’s AHL career spans 726 games with Carolina, Portland, Fredericton, Quebec, Hamilton, Bridgeport, and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. The native of Montreal, Quebec also appeared in 74 NHL contests with Chicago, Montreal, New York Islanders, and Pittsburgh. He was originally selected by the Florida Panthers in the sixth round (135th overall) in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft.


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can’t do something, he shows them how to do it and he doesn’t give up until every kid can do it,” Fine said. “He’s definitely a good teacher with the kids.” Bonvie wasn’t the only former pro hockey player on the ice teaching the kids either. He

was joined by another former Penguin, Chris Kelleher, for each session. Kelleher said the fact that former pro hockey players are holding camps at Coal Street is a huge benefit to youth hockey players in the area who, in the past, didn’t have such an op-

portunity. “We’ve been through a lot in our hockey careers and it’s kind of nice to teach the kids what we’ve learned and show them how to have fun with the sport as well,” Kelleher said. Fun, Bonvie added, is what hockey is all about.

“When I was playing pro hockey I always said I wouldn’t do it if I wasn’t having fun,” Bonvie said. “Having fun is the main reason why you play.” Conklin and the other kids in the camp seemed to be having plenty of it as the night went on. “I like Dennis Bonvie and my dad likes him too,” Conklin said. “I’m happy he can show me how to be a better skater and a better hockey player.”

















Owner confident Nehro will capture Belmont

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Kentucky Derby runner-up skipped the Preakness in favor of Saturday’s race.


NEW YORK — There is nobody more eager to show up in the winner’s circle after the Belmont Stakes than Ahmed Zayat. Sure, Saturday’s final leg of the Triple Crown is being trumpeted as the rubber match between Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom and Preakness winner Shackleford. But Zayat is confident his colt Nehro is poised to shed a runner-up reputation and win the 11⁄2-mile Belmont, the longest and most grueling of the Triple Crown races. Nehro has finished second in his last three starts, including the Kentucky Derby. Zayat contends Nehro is the most consistent 3-year-old of the bunch and is certain his horse does not have “seconditis.” “We’ve been second, second, second every dance,” Zayat said the other morning at Belmont Park. “He’s versatile: you can see him at the rail, near the pace, closing like a freight train. The mile-and-a-half is a non-issue. We’re very confident he’s ready. ... I don’t want to be a bridesmaid again.” Zayat is all too familiar with close calls. Two years ago, his Pioneerof the Nile finished second in the 2009 Kentucky Derby behind 50-1 shot Mine That Bird. A year ago his Derby favorite Eskendereya was sidelined with an injury less than a week before the race and was retired. In addition, the 48-year-old Egyptian businessman who lives in New Jersey nearly lost his sprawling racing operation last year during a very public court battle with Fifth Third Bank. Today, his Zayat Stables has about 200 horses, and he says he’s invested “close to $100 million” into the game since becoming an owner only six years ago. His top 3-year-old this year was supposed to be Jaycito, and Nehro was just getting started.




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After finishing second to Premier Pegasus in the San Felipe in March, Jaycito was sidelined with an injury. Meanwhile, Nehro, a son of Mineshaft bought for a relative bargain $170,000, had won his first — and so far only — race in February at Oaklawn Park. He then finished second by a neck in the Louisiana Derby, second by a neck in the Arkansas Derby and second by 23⁄4 lengths in the Kentucky Derby. Zayat, along with trainer Steve Asmussen, decided to skip the Preakness and wait on the Belmont, which could have a field of as many as 13 when entries are drawn Wednesday. The first seven Derby finishers are expected to line up in the Belmont. Zayat can’t wait. “We have beaten all of them, except one (Animal Kingdom) and we will have no excuses if we lose,” he said. While Animal Kingdom siz-

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zled in his final workout before the Belmont, covering four furlongs in 47.76 seconds Monday, Nehro went much slower, timed at 50.88 at the same distance. No matter to the always optimistic Zayat. “We’re ready,” he said after the breeze. “I don’t want to sound arrogant, because I’m not, but this horse is honest, he always shows up, he’s versatile and all heart and that’s the sign of a good horse, if not a great horse.” Graham Motion, who trains Animal Kingdom, said Nehro could be a horse to watch Saturday. Horses like Nehro, Brilliant Speed, Master of Hounds, Santiva and Stay Thirsty skipped the Preakness, so they come to the Belmont after a five-week break. “They have an advantage,” Motion said. “It’s just common sense they have an edge in freshness. If I had one of those horses, I’d feel pretty good about it.”

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it again,”’ Costas, who has hosted NBC’s coverage of eight Olympics, said shortly after all three networks dropped their envelopes with sealed bids into a clear plastic box. NBC now has exclusive rights to the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, and

tential impact of parent company Disney, including its appeal to a young audience. “To go any further would not have made good business sense for us,” ESPN said in a statement. “We put our best foot forward with a compelling offer that included the enthusiastic participation of all of The Walt Disney Co.’s considerable assets.” In the last rights auction in 2003, NBC outbid Fox and ESPN to secure the 2010 and 2012 Olympics in a deal worth $2.2 billion. That included $2 billion in straight rights fees, plus a $200 million global sponsorship deal with NBC’s former parent company, General Electric. The IOC had said it hoped to exceed that deal this time, and it did — slightly. The $4.382 billion figure for four games represents a small increase only in rights fees compared with the previous two-games package. Carrion said the IOC


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Pryor decides to skip final season at Ohio State By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Terrelle Pryor’s career at Ohio State, which started with so much promise and potential, came to an abrupt and scandalridden end. The Ohio State quarterback announced through his attorney Tuesday that he would not play for the Buckeyes this season. He had already been suspended for the first five games for breaking NCAA rules by accepting improper benefits from the owner of a tattoo parlor. “In the best interests of my teammates, I’ve made the decision to forgo my senior year of football at The Ohio State University,” Pryor said in a statement issued by Columbus lawyer Larry James.

Pryor will most likely make himself available for an NFL supplemental draft. “I would hope so. Also, Pryor he would hope so,” said James, who added that Pryor was not available for comment. “But he’s going to take the next couple of days to get his head together.” The Cleveland Plain Dealer first reported Pryor’s announcement. The NCAA is looking into all aspects of Ohio State’s once-glittering program, from cash and tattoos to players, cars deals for athletes and other potential violations. Pryor’s announcement comes

just eight days after Buckeyes coach Jim Tressel was forced to resign for knowing about the players’ improper benefits but not telling any of his superiors. “He did not want to be a a distraction to his teammates,” James said of Pryor. “This is something he came to consider after much thought.” Ohio State’s athletic director, Gene Smith, quickly issued a statement wishing Pryor the best. “We understand Terrelle’s decision and wish him well in this next phase of his life,” Smith said. “We hope he returns to The Ohio State University one day to finish his degree.” Luke Fickell, who will serve as Ohio State’s interim head coach in place of Tressel this fall, found out about Pryor’s de-

cision on Tuesday night. “I was notified this evening that Terrelle has decided to pursue a professional career,” Fickell said. “I wish him the best in his pursuits.” Pryor came to Ohio State on March 19, 2007, from Jeannette, Pa., as the most acclaimed high school quarterback prospect in the country. His career will be remembered in his adoptive home state for his three victories in as many tries against archrival Michigan, and victories in the Rose and Sugar Bowl. But it will also be remembered for a series of missteps and controversies that seemed to follow the 6-foot-6, 233pound physical specimen wherever he went and no matter what he said.

BCS sets tentative dates for games NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Bowl Championship Series has chosen dates for its five bowl games in an effort to avoid conflicts that could arise because of the NFL lockout, with flexibility to move the title game. While the BCS title game in New Orleans remains scheduled for Jan. 9. a Monday night, it could be moved either up to Jan. 7 or back to Jan. 10. BCS executive director Bill Hancock said the mostly midweek dates were chosen in case the lockout causes the NFL schedule to be pushed back. “We made a careful decision to choose dates that will ensure a primetime showcase for our student-athletes while also being mindful of the potential for change in the NFL’s schedule,” he said. “At this point in time, we want to create certainty in a somewhat uncertain environment.” Hancock said the Rose Bowl, which is not played in an NFL stadium, will be played on Jan. 2. The Sugar Bowl will be played on Jan. 3, which is a Tuesday, then the Orange Bowl on Jan. 4 and the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 5. The NFL lockout was already looming when the BCS began planning for the coming season, so the organization listed two possible dates for the Sugar Bowl (Jan. 2 or 3), Orange Bowl (Jan. 3 or 4), and Fiesta Bowl (Jan. 4 or 5). With no solution to the NFL’s labor strife in sight, the BCS decided it would be safest to go with the later dates for those three games.



Luongo, Thomas sticking to guns

Mayweather set to make ring return The Associated Press

By HOWARD ULMAN AP Sports Writer

BOSTON — Robert Luongo and Tim Thomas have drastically different styles with one overriding similarity. The stay-at-home goalie and the roamer are two of the NHL’s best at their position. At times, the approach that has worked so well fails: Thomas vacating the net on an overtime goal that gave Vancouver a win in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals, then Luongo filling the crease with his full 6-foot-3 height but still letting eight goals fly by in Boston’s win in Game 3. But their biggest mistake would be to change their styles. They’re not about to do that in Game 4 tonight with the Canucks leading the Bruins 2-1 in the best-of-seven series. “I’ve been playing well all year. I think it’s worked out pretty well for me,” Luongo said Tuesday, the day after the 8-1 loss. “I made some adjustments before the year started, so I’m not going to readjust again.” The Bruins lost the first two games 1-0 and 3-2, although Thomas played well. But when Alex Burrows charged ahead in Game 2, Thomas went out to cut down the angle. Burrows skated around him and continued behind the net, then tucked the puck in the far side 11 seconds into overtime. “I have a pretty good idea of how to play goalie,” Thomas said with a smile after the loss. “I’m not going to be taking suggesti-

S TA N L E Y C U P F I N A L S (Best-of-7) Vancouver 2, Boston 1 June 1: Vancouver 1, Boston 0 June 4: Vancouver 3, Boston 2, OT Monday: Boston 8, Vancouver 1 Today: Vancouver at Boston, 8 p.m., Versus Friday: Boston at Vancouver, 8 p.m., NBC x-June 13: Vancouver at Boston, 8 p.m., NBC x-June 15: Boston at Vancouver, 8 p.m., NBC x-if necessary AP PHOTO/THE BOSTON GLOBE/JOHN TLUMACKI

ons or advice at this time. I’m just going to keep playing the way I have.” Thomas led the NHL with a 2.00 goals against average. Luongo was second at 2.11. Thomas also topped the league with a .938 save percentage. Luongo was third among starting goalies at .928. That pair, plus Pekka Rinne of Nashville, are the finalists for the Vezina Trophy. In 2009, Thomas won the award given to the NHL’s best goaltender. Though they may have occasional lapses, the goalies in the finals also have the confidence of their teammates and coaches. While the Bruins’ offensive onslaught grabbed the spotlight, Thomas allowed just one goal on 41 shots. “When you look at the final score, you don’t think he had any

Vancouver defenseman Aaron Rome, left, checks Boston Bruins right wing Nathan Horton to the ice during the first period in Game 3 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals in Boston on Monday. Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli said Tuesday that Horton will miss the remainder of the Stanley Cup playoffs due to a severe concussion that occured on the play.

impact on the game, but he had a big impact on the game,” Boston coach Claude Julien said. “When it’s 2-0, some of those big saves, to keep it to that score until we’ve scored the third one (were critical). If it’s a 2-1 hockey game, now you’re giving the other team some light and it could have been a different outcome.” Both goalies were sharp through a scoreless first period. Then the Bruins caught a break when Andrew Ference scored the first goal after Vancouver’s Alexander Edler broke his stick trying to clear the puck. Mark Recchi was credited with

the second goal when his pass into the crease deflected into the net off the stick of Canucks forward Ryan Kesler. “They got a couple of fortunate bounces and then, all of a sudden, the floodgates open and maybe they get a little bit of confidence,” Luongo said. He allowed three more goals in the last 21⁄2 minutes of the game, but there was plenty of blame to go around — and a lot of faith that Luongo would bounce right back. “He’s done it all year, so that’s not a problem,” NHL scoring champion Daniel Sedin said.

Canucks don’t see themselves as the villians By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer

BOSTON — The last time Henrik Sedin looked, the Vancouver Canucks’ hats were blue, not black. The Canucks don’t see themselves as the villains in the Stanley Cup finals, even after a series of contentious plays that have inspired anger and indignation in the Boston Bruins heading into Game 4 on Wednesday. Defenseman Aaron Rome’s big hit on Boston’s Nathan Horton in Game 3 was just the latest incident in a postseason that included Alex Burrows’ infamous finger-bite in the series opener last week. The Canucks work hard and strive to hit hard after being criticized for soft play in past postseasons, but they insist they don’t play dirty. “I know the guys we have in the room,” said Sedin, the Vancouver captain. “We’re honest guys. We’re hardworking guys. We’re a tight group. If people on the outside say what they want to say, that’s fine. I don’t

Bergeron’s mouth to taunt the Boston center. Boston’s Milan Lucic and think people see us like that. In Mark Recchi returned the gesBoston, maybe.” ture to the Canucks in Game 3, Still, the postseason has yet Horton’s severe concussion featured several ugly moments and Rome’s subsequent ejection for the Canucks. Raffi Torres delivered a nasty and four-game suspension overhit on Chicago’s Brent Seabrook shadowed it. THE JACKET: The Bruins in Game 3 of the first round, and the Blackhawks used it as a have awarded a vintage team jacket to the player contribrallying point to win the next three games in the series before uting most to each game during the playoffs, copying the agethe Canucks closed out the old hockey tradition of passing defending champions in Game around silly trophies or apparel 7. signifying hard work — everyVancouver’s next two series thing from hard hats to sledgeagainst Nashville and San Jose hammers. were fiercely competitive, and The Bruins jacket was in the Canucks didn’t back down. Nathan Horton’s locker after Before their run to the PresiGame 3 of the Stanley Cup dents’ Trophy this season, Van- finals, and that’s where it’s couver often was thought to be likely to stay until Horton retoo finesse-oriented and not turns to the dressing room. tough enough to win in the “It’s his job to give it away crucible of playoff hockey. now, so we thought it was apThe finals have been filled propriate to leave it with him,” with trouble for the Canucks. Bruins defenseman Andrew After Burrows escaped suspen- Ference said. sion following the opener, VanPOWERLESS PLAY: Weren’t couver agitator Maxim Lapierre the Boston Bruins supposed to infuriated the Bruins in Game 2 be the team with the broken by pointing his finger at Patrice power play?


Instead, the Vancouver Canucks’ vaunted power play has lost its way in the Stanley Cup finals. Led by the Sedin twins’ peerless playmaking, the Canucks had the NHL’s best power play during the regular season and again in the postseason until hitting a 1-for-16 slump in the first three games against the Bruins. Vancouver’s power play went 0 for 8 in its embarrassing 8-1 loss in Game 3, yet the Sedins seem certain nothing is broken. “Mistakes, that’s the only thing,” captain Henrik Sedin said. “We’re not moving enough. We’ve been unpredictable all year because of the way we’ve been moving on the power play. Right now, we’re moving the puck, but we’re not moving players into their box. That’s what we need to do.” After entering the finals in a 5-for-61 skid, the Bruins’ power play has outscored Vancouver’s man-advantage unit, getting two goals in Game 3. Boston also scored two short-handed goals against the Canucks’ power play.

LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. is returning to the ring. The undefeated six-time world champion announced on his Twitter feed Tuesday he will end a 16-month hiatus when he faces WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz on September 17. Mayweather (41-0, 25 KOs) hasn’t fought since a unanimous decision over Shane Mosley on May 1, 2010, and has repeatedly declined to accept a bout against WBO welterweight champ Manny Pacquiao — a dream ticket many boxing fans are eager to witness. Instead, it was Mosley who squared off with Pacquiao in May, losing to the Filipino star in a lopsided 12-round decision. Ortiz (29-2-2, 22 KOs) is riding a six-match win streak, most recently defeating Andre Berto in April to claim the WBC crown in a fight many consider the year’s best. “I am ready to return to the ring and give my fans a fantastic night of boxing by fighting the best out there for me; that is Victor Ortiz,” Mayweather said in a statement. “At this stage of my career, these are the challenges I look for, a young, strong, rising star looking to make his mark in boxing by beating me. “Trust me, I will be ready.” The 24-year-old MexicanAmerican is one of the sport’s strongest young fighters. “I respect Mayweather because he has been a champion for many years and I know he will be ready, but so will I,” said Ortiz. “I’m a world cham-

pion for a reason and I am not going to let go of my title any time soon. This is going to be a great fight, but I will remain a world champion for many “I am years to ready to come.” The 34-yearreturn to old Mayweaththe ring er’s time away from the ring and give been ridmy fans a has dled with legal fantastic troubles. He faces fenight of lony charges boxing by in a domestic argument with fighting his ex-girlthe best friend and two out there of their children last year. for me; And he faces that is Vic- misdemeanor tor Ortiz.” harassment charges accushim of Floyd ing Mayweather Jr. threatening two homeowner association security guards outside his Las Vegas home. The charges stem from an October dispute over parking with guards in the gated community where the prizefighter lives. Mayweather also faces a September trial on a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from allegations he poked a 21-yearold guard in the face during a separate argument over parking tickets in November. The venue for the September fight has yet to be determined.


NFL, players reportedly conduct talks in New York

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer

NEW YORK — The NFL and its players held talks Tuesday in New York, seeking a resolution to the labor impasse. Three people familiar with the meetings confirmed to The Associated Press that the two groups met. They spoke on condition of anonymity because the meetings were supposed to be confidential. One of the people confirmed the sides met in New York. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said the league has no comment on the meeting, first reported by the NFL Network. This is the second time in the last week the two sides have met, including a three-day session outside Chicago that included Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL Players Association head DeMaurice Smith. The idea

is simple: face-to-face negotiations are more likely to lead to a new collective bargaining agreement than court actions. Last Friday, both sides appeared before the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis, arguing whether the owners’ lockout of the players is legal. The lockout is approaching its third month, with the first preseason game just two months away. If the federal appeals court orders the lockout lifted, the owners would need to implement a system for free agency, perhaps with a salary cap, and would not get the new business model they are seeking. The federal appeals court has said it will rule in “due course.” Judge Kermit Bye, however, advised the two sides to work it out, saying the court’s decision likely will be “something both sides aren’t going to like.”


CMYK How bad is it?

OPEC meets

That’s the question investors want answered when the Federal Reserve’s beige book comes out today. The beige book looks at the economy region by region, and reports how consumers and businesses are doing. It will cover the period from early April to mid-May. It’s certain to reflect the slowing in manufacturing and consumer spending that other economic indicators have been showing. And, it will reflect the ongoing problems in housing.

Officials from the 12 oil pro$120 ducing countries that make up 2011 OPEC are expected to raise production quotas when they meet today. Many want to $72.86 ease concerns about oil prices 100 that have gone close to $114 this year. But don’t expect unanimity – Iraq’s oil minister has said a price between $100 80 and $120 a barrel is reasonable. Oil closed Tuesday at D J F $99.09 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

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Suited for profits The first-quarter earnings report for Men’s Wearhouse is expected to reflect the company’s strong sales growth. The clothing retailer, which has a big business in tuxedo rentals, said last month its sales at stores open at least a year rose nearly 11 percent during the quarter. Sales from stores open at least a year are the standard for measuring a retailer’s strength. The question is whether sales are slowing now because of worries about the economy.



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Singapore passes Vegas as No. 2 gambling spot Struggling Nevada gambling mecca, lost the No. 1 spot to Macau in 2006.

The Associated Press

MACAU — Asia will boast the world’s two biggest casino markets as early as this year, with Singapore set to take the No. 2 spot from Las Vegas, a U.S. gambling industry group said Tuesday. Frank Fahrenkopf, president of the American Gaming Association, said Singapore raked in $5.1 billion in gaming revenue

last year and could bring in up to $6.4 billion this year. The citystate opened its first two casinos last year. Las Vegas, which lost its No. 1 spot to Macau in 2006, earned $5.8 billion in casino revenue last year, but is a mature market with little potential for big growth. Fahrenkopf made the prediction at the start of a gambling industry conference in Macau. “It’s going to be an extremely good year,” in Singapore and Macau, he said. Casino revenue in Macau will probably grow 25 to 50 percent this year, Fahrenkopf said.

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Gambling revenue in Macau, the world’s most lucrative gambling market, hit $23.5 billion last year and monthly revenue has grown by at least 42 percent from February to May. Fahrenkopf warned that Macau faces several problems that could put a damper on continued growth, including a labor shortage and lack of infrastructure as well as a government cap on the number of new gambling tables until 2013. A possible crackdown on socalled junket operators could also limit expansion, he said. High-

rollers from mainland China coming to Macau on junkets are a big source of cash for casinos, accounting in some cases for up to 70 percent of revenues. Fahrenkopf said the government may change the way junkets operate, which would create uncertainty for casino companies in Macau that have stock listings in Hong Kong or the United States. “One thing that investors don’t like is uncertainty. The whole junket question and what’s going AP PHOTO to happen in the future creates A machine is pictured at the Global Gaming Expo Asia in Macau. uncertainty,” he said.

New owners have links to Pine Cone


Americans borrow more

Americans borrowed more money in April for the seventh straight month, but they cut back on using their credit cards. The Federal Reserve says consumer borrowing rose by nearly $7.2 billion, fueled by greater demand for school and auto loans. A category that measures credit card use fell for the second time in three months. It has risen only twice since August 2008 — the height of the financial crisis. High unemployment, steep gas prices and a weak housing market have forced people to resist paying with plastic. The report includes auto loans, student loans and credit cards, but excludes mortgages and loans tied to real estate.

Europe’s rates might rise

The European Central Bank is expected to signal on Thursday that it will raise interest rates in July, underlining its determination to fight inflation as most of Europe enjoys strong growth despite the debt troubles afflicting Greece, Ireland and Portugal. The debt crisis and worries of a global slowdown may ultimately restrain how far the ECB can raise its key rate going into next year. But for now, the eurozone’s chief monetary authority is worried that steep oil and food prices will build up inflation expectations and is seen hiking rates at least twice by year-end from the current 1.25 percent. The ECB raised rates in April for the first time in three years.

Nortel auctioning patents

One of the more intriguing auctions scheduled later this month won’t involve fine art or vintage sports cars or other expensive trinkets, but it is expected to attract some deep pockets. The bankrupt telecommunications company Nortel Networks is selling a cache of patents that cover a wide range of technologies used in wireless phones and infrastructure, Internet search and social networking. Google Inc., whose Android software is used in smartphones made by Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc., set the opening bid for the private auction at $900 million.

By GEORGE JAHN Associated Press


David and Angela Kaczmarczyk are the new owners of the Pine Cone restaurant on Route 239 in Shickshinny.

Menu of dreams

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By DAWN DRUMMIN Times Leader Correspondent


HICKSHINNY -- The Pine Cone restaurant is the culmination of Angela and David Kaczmarczyk’s dreams as well as a tie to their pasts. The husband and wife from Hunlock Creek opened the Pine Cone last month on the site of a restaurant of the same name that stood in Shickshinny for 40 years. Dale Soltz of Shickshinny owned and ran the original Pine Cone, but closed it when he retired several years ago. Angela and David are currently leasing the Pine Cone from building owner Harry Baluski as they make payments toward the purchase price of $200,000. “(Dale) built a legend here, and we wanted to bring that back,” Angela said. David described coming to eat at the Pine Cone before and after fishing trips with his family as a child. Back then, he had an intuitive feeling about the restaurant.

The Pine Cone Restaurant Where: 151 State Route 239, Shickshinny Hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week Contact: 570-542-6000

“I would tell people, ‘Someday I’m gonna own that place,’ ” David recalled. “Every person who came to visit us over the past couple of years said we should open our own restaurant. So we took the dive and went for it,” Angela said. “Because of the history of this place, and in respect to Dale, we asked him if it was OK if we reopened the Pine Cone.” Soltz gave his blessing. The couple’s past experience prepared them to run a restaurant. Angela worked as a waitress in college and graduate school, then became a project manager for Internet companies MCI WorldCom and Cisco. “That gave me lots of experience

that I use to manage the restaurant,” Angela said. David, who has a certificate in horticulture and turf grass from Luzerne County Community College, has big plans for the exterior of the Pine Cone. In addition to doing some of the cooking inside the restaurant, he intends to handle the landscaping outside, including a nature trail behind the building. Customer Dwayne Stantkowski of Wilkes-Barre, who was enjoying his visit Tuesday, recalled visiting the original Pine Cone 25 years ago. “Glad to see it’s open again,” he said. “Good restaurants are getting scarcer and scarcer because of the cost of food.” The menu consists of burgers, sandwiches, steaks, omelets, chicken wings and soft ice cream. Although it officially opened for business May 4, the restaurant’s grand opening will be held June 17-19. At every meal, customers will be given the opportunity to spin a wheel and win prizes such as free meals, desserts and gift certificates.

Nintendo shows off touchscreen successor to Wii

By DERRIK J. LANG AP Entertainment Writer


OPEC is split on increasing its output

LOS ANGELES — Nintendo has introduced the world to the Wii’s touchy new big brother: the Wii U. The Japanese gaming giant on Tuesday unveiled the Wii video game console’s successor, which will broadcast high-definition video and fea-

ture a touchscreen controller that can detect motion and interact with what appears on a television display. “Up until now, home console games had to occupy the TV screen in order to be played,” said Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. “The new controller for Wii U, with its 6.2-inch screen built in,

means you won’t need to give up your gameplay when someone else comes in the room and wants to watch a TV program.” The white touchscreen controller, reminiscent of Apple Inc.’s iPad and other tablet computers, can broadcast standard-definition video but also features a directional

pad, microphone, dual analog sticks, speakers, two pairs of shoulder buttons and a frontfacing camera, which can be used to make video calls. The console itself will use proprietary high-definition optical discs, 1080p HDMI output and internal memory that can be upgraded with USB and SD technology.

VIENNA — Mideast turmoil, a faltering world economy and divisions on whether to raise crude production promise to make today’s OPEC meeting one of the more volatile in recent history. In the end, the 12-nation group will probably opt to increase output levels to reduce international concerns about the high price of oil. But some influential members are looking to raise the cost of crude. Indirectly endorsing lower prices, Angolan Oil Minister Jose Maria Bothelo de Vasconselos told reporters Tuesday his country could accept an OPEC decision to raise output targets, “if the market needs more oil.” Iraqi oil minister Abdul-Karim Elaibi differed, saying a price of between $100 and $120 a barrel is “reasonable.” That level is at or above present prices and is considered too high by major oil-consuming countries struggling with their economies. And it goes against efforts by OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia to push prices downward. OPEC oil ministers usually face easier choices at the regular meetings, where they seek agreement on how much to pump and sell to the rest of the world. But the mixed signals ahead of today’s session are making decisions difficult. The unrest in Libya and Yemen threatens to destabilize larger oilproducing nations in the region. The two countries normally produce less than 4 percent of the world’s oil needs, and Saudi Arabia and others have boosted output to make up for much of the shortfall. But worries that the violence could spread to bigger producers and seriously cut into world output has caused jitters, both from crude exporting nations and from the U.S., China and other consumers with huge energy needs. Kuwait’s oil minister, Mohammed al-Busairi said, markets are being “hugely affected” by the unrest in Libya, in an interview with the official Kuwait news agency KUNA and Kuwait TV. The shaky state of the global economy is another wild card in this week’s talks.



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Warming up to natural gas

Talk about being in the right place at the right time. Spectra Energy has become a good buy because of the low price of natural gas and the company’s growth. Spectra has 19,000 miles of pipelines that pass by many of the large emerging gas fields in the U.S. It also has 40,600 miles of pipeline that reach into some of the biggest population centers, like New York City. Financial analysts say the network is impossible to duplicate because of its size and reach. Demand for natural gas is growing, partly because new finds in the U.S. have kept the price low. Natural gas has traded around $4 per thousand cubic feet over the past 14 months. Over much of the last decade it averaged $6 to $8 with periodic spikes over $12. Bentek Energy predicts natural gas use by electric

utilities will grow 15 percent by 2016 as power producers switch from coal. Gas makes it easier for utilities to comply with clean air rules. And the chemicals industry is growing because of cheap gas. It’s an important component of plastics, fertilizer and fabrics. Spectra has invested in 10 projects like line extensions and storage and processing facilities worth $3.9 billion. It may invest another $5 billion in projects by 2015. Spectra doesn’t build pipelines until it has orders from utilities and other customers to fill them. So analysts say its growth isn’t risky. They expect earnings to rise 12 percent this year. Another reason analysts like it: Spectra pays a 26cent quarterly dividend, which yields about 4 percent at the current stock price of $26.96.

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Alliance Bernstein BalShrB m 14.53 -.01 +4.9 CoreOppA m 12.26 -.02 +6.5 American Beacon LgCpVlInv 18.78 -.02 +1.3 LgCpVlIs 19.79 -.02 +1.5 American Cent EqIncInv 7.39 ... +2.9 GrowthInv 26.44 -.01 +2.3 IncGroA m 24.75 -.03 +3.5 UltraInv 23.56 -.03 +4.0 American Funds AMCAPA m 19.43 ... +3.2 BalA x 18.30 -.11 +3.2 BondA m 12.41 ... +3.3 CapIncBuA m 52.08 +.18 +5.3 CapWldBdA m21.30 +.04 +5.2 CpWldGrIA m 37.33 +.20 +4.9 EurPacGrA m 43.23 +.38 +4.5 FnInvA m 38.05 +.08 +4.0 GrthAmA m 31.07 +.04 +2.1 HiIncA m 11.51 ... +5.3 IncAmerA m 17.29 +.05 +5.5 IntBdAmA m 13.58 ... +2.2 IntlGrInA m 33.00 +.28 +6.2 InvCoAmA m 28.43 ... +1.4 MutualA m 26.12 ... +3.8 NewEconA m 26.45 +.12 +4.4 NewPerspA m29.57 +.15 +3.3 NwWrldA m 55.67 +.39 +2.0 SmCpWldA m39.50 +.15 +1.6 TaxEBdAmA m12.07 ... +3.9 USGovSecA m14.14 ... +2.5 WAMutInvA m28.29 -.01 +4.6 Artio Global IntlEqI 30.49 +.15 +1.2 IntlEqIII 12.62 +.07 +1.3 Artisan Intl d 22.92 +.10 +5.6 IntlVal d 28.59 +.19 +5.5 MdCpVal 21.73 +.01 +8.2 MidCap 35.52 +.16 +5.6 Baron Asset b 57.10 -.01 +3.3 Growth b 54.05 +.12 +5.5 SmCap b 25.38 +.02 +6.7 Bernstein DiversMui 14.50 -.01 +3.1 IntDur 13.99 -.02 +3.6 TxMIntl 15.94 +.10 +1.3 BlackRock EqDivA m 18.13 +.03 +3.9 EqDivI 18.17 +.03 +4.0 GlobAlcA m 19.99 +.03 +2.9 GlobAlcC m 18.61 +.03 +2.6 GlobAlcI d 20.10 +.04 +3.1 CGM Focus 30.57 +.09 -12.2 Mutual 26.91 +.06 -8.7 Realty 29.17 +.38 +9.1 Calamos GrowA m 54.81 +.09 +2.7 Cohen & Steers Realty 64.20 +.70 +10.3 Columbia AcornA m 30.17 +.06 +3.2 AcornIntZ 42.57 +.18 +4.0 AcornZ 31.19 +.06 +3.3 DivrEqInA m 10.22 -.02 +1.5 StLgCpGrZ 13.59 +.06 +7.8 ValRestrZ 50.01 -.02 -0.8 DFA 1YrFixInI 10.36 ... +0.6 2YrGlbFII 10.21 ... +0.6 5YrGlbFII 11.22 +.01 +3.1 EmMkCrEqI 22.22 +.16 +0.3 EmMktValI 35.75 +.29 -1.1 IntSmCapI 17.98 +.11 +4.5 USCorEq1I 11.34 +.01 +3.3 USCorEq2I 11.27 +.01 +2.9 USLgCo 10.17 -.01 +3.0 USLgValI 21.02 -.01 +4.8 USMicroI 13.95 +.03 +1.4 USSmValI 25.64 +.04 +0.3 USSmallI 21.92 +.05 +2.7 DWS-Scudder EnhEMFIS d 10.86 +.02 +1.1 HlthCareS d 27.48 +.14 +12.9 LAEqS d 49.02 +.25 -7.8 Davis NYVentA m 34.54 -.07 +0.6 NYVentC m 33.30 -.06 +0.3 NYVentY 34.94 -.06 +0.7 Delaware Invest DiverIncA m 9.39 ... +3.9 Dimensional Investme IntCorEqI 11.70 +.08 +4.2 IntlSCoI 17.98 +.09 +4.7 IntlValuI 18.97 +.15 +3.5


YTD NAV Chg %Rtn

Dodge & Cox Bal 72.73 -.13 +4.1 Income 13.57 ... +3.7 IntlStk 36.78 +.22 +3.0 Stock 111.72 -.22 +4.0 Dreyfus Apprecia 40.26 -.07 +5.4 EmgLead ... ... -1.5 TechGrA f 33.25 +.13 +2.3 Eaton Vance HiIncOppA m 4.47 -.01 +5.4 HiIncOppB m 4.48 -.01 +5.1 LrgCpValA m 18.15 ... -0.2 NatlMuniA m 9.08 ... +4.5 NatlMuniB m 9.08 ... +4.2 PAMuniA m 8.80 ... +5.0 FMI LgCap 16.33 ... +4.6 FPA Cres d 28.02 +.04 +4.6 NewInc m 10.92 ... +1.7 Fairholme Funds Fairhome d 31.20 -.03 -12.3 Federated KaufmanR m 5.58 +.01 +1.5 Fidelity AstMgr20 13.05 +.02 +2.7 AstMgr50 15.86 +.03 +3.2 Bal 18.79 +.02 +3.4 BlChGrow 46.89 +.02 +3.4 Canada d 58.55 +.26 +0.7 CapApr 26.00 +.01 +2.6 CapInc d 9.70 ... +5.1 Contra 68.94 +.09 +1.9 DiscEq 23.32 +.02 +3.5 DivGrow 28.94 +.03 +1.8 DivrIntl d 31.15 +.22 +3.3 EmgMkt d 26.50 +.25 +0.6 EqInc 45.15 -.05 +2.3 EqInc II 18.64 -.02 +2.4 ExpMulNat d 22.17 +.02 +1.7 FF2015 11.69 +.02 +3.5 FF2035 11.82 +.03 +3.4 FF2040 8.26 +.02 +3.5 Fidelity 33.41 +.04 +4.0 FltRtHiIn d 9.85 ... +1.8 Free2010 14.00 +.03 +3.4 Free2020 14.23 +.04 +3.6 Free2025 11.88 +.03 +3.5 Free2030 14.20 +.04 +3.5 GNMA 11.77 +.02 +4.1 GovtInc 10.63 +.01 +2.9 GrowCo 88.53 +.21 +6.5 GrowInc 18.73 -.02 +2.6 HiInc d 9.13 -.01 +4.8 Indepndnc 24.96 +.04 +2.5 IntBond 10.78 +.01 +3.5 IntMuniInc d 10.18 ... +3.2 IntlDisc d 33.87 +.25 +2.5 InvGrdBd 7.58 ... +4.0 LatinAm d 57.57 +.37 -2.5 LevCoSt d 29.28 +.06 +3.0 LowPriStk d 40.67 +.08 +6.0 Magellan 72.03 +.10 +0.6 MidCap d 29.94 +.06 +3.8 MuniInc d 12.55 -.01 +4.2 NewMktIn d 15.91 +.02 +4.1 OTC 58.28 -.09 +6.1 Overseas d 33.69 +.28 +3.7 Puritan 18.45 +.01 +3.4 RealInv d 28.14 +.33 +9.5 Series100Index 8.89 -.03 +1.7 ShTmBond 8.54 +.01 +1.6 SmCapStk d 19.98 +.01 +1.9 StratInc 11.37 +.01 +5.0 StratRRet d 9.95 +.03 +4.3 TotalBd 10.97 +.01 +3.9 USBdIdxInv 11.56 +.02 +3.4 Value 70.79 +.03 +3.1 Fidelity Advisor NewInsA m 20.25 +.03 +1.6 NewInsI 20.47 +.04 +1.8 StratIncA m 12.70 ... +4.9 ValStratT m 26.73 +.02 +3.2 Fidelity Select Gold d 47.07 ... -7.9 Pharm d 13.73 +.09 +13.5 Fidelity Spartan 500IdxAdvtg 45.63 -.05 +3.0 500IdxInv 45.63 -.04 +3.0 ExtMktIdI d 39.16 +.11 +3.9 IntlIdxIn d 36.77 +.28 +4.9 TotMktIdAg d 37.50 -.01 +3.2 TotMktIdI d 37.50 -.01 +3.2 First Eagle GlbA m 47.88 +.07 +3.3 OverseasA m 23.34 +.05 +3.0 FrankTemp-Franklin CA TF A m 6.83 ... +3.9 Fed TF A m 11.67 -.01 +5.0


YTD NAV Chg %Rtn

GrowB m 43.84 -.05 +2.4 Growth A m 45.87 -.04 +2.8 HY TF A m 9.89 -.01 +5.0 Income A m 2.23 ... +5.5 Income C m 2.25 ... +5.2 IncomeAdv 2.22 ... +5.6 NY TF A m 11.44 -.01 +4.1 RisDv A m 34.36 +.07 +4.6 US Gov A m 6.86 +.01 +3.5 FrankTemp-Mutual Beacon Z 12.87 +.01 +4.5 Discov A m 30.35 -.01 +4.0 Discov Z 30.75 -.01 +4.1 QuestZ 18.44 +.01 +4.2 Shares A m 21.57 +.01 +4.5 Shares Z 21.76 +.02 +4.7 FrankTemp-Templeton Fgn A m 7.62 +.04 +9.2 GlBond A m 13.97 +.02 +4.7 GlBond C m 14.00 +.02 +4.5 GlBondAdv 13.93 +.01 +4.7 Growth A m 19.21 +.05 +8.0 World A m 15.73 +.06 +6.0 Franklin Templeton FndAllA m 11.09 +.02 +6.0 GE S&SProg 40.99 -.06 +1.9 GMO EmgMktsVI 15.10 +.14 +3.4 IntItVlIV 23.22 +.21 +6.4 QuIII 21.09 -.07 +5.4 QuVI 21.10 -.06 +5.5 Goldman Sachs HiYieldIs d 7.41 ... +5.0 MidCapVaA m37.00 +.10 +3.1 MidCpVaIs 37.32 +.10 +3.2 Harbor Bond 12.42 ... +3.4 CapApInst 38.20 +.05 +4.0 IntlInstl d 64.38 +.34 +6.3 IntlInv m 63.69 +.33 +6.2 Hartford AdvHLSIA 19.83 -.01 +2.6 CapAprA m 33.86 -.01 -2.2 CapAprI 33.90 -.01 -2.1 CpApHLSIA 42.67 +.01 +0.7 DvGrHLSIA 20.14 -.03 +3.3 TRBdHLSIA 11.25 -.01 +3.2 Hussman StratGrth d 12.40 +.02 +0.9 INVESCO CharterA m 16.96 +.03 +4.9 ComstockA m 16.12 -.02 +2.8 ConstellB m 21.14 ... +1.0 EqIncomeA m 8.75 -.01 +2.3 GlobEqA m 11.42 +.04 +6.3 GrowIncA m 19.54 -.02 +1.9 PacGrowB m 21.91 +.09 -1.8 Ivy AssetStrA m 25.41 -.05 +4.1 AssetStrC m 24.61 -.05 +3.7 JPMorgan CoreBondA m 11.64 ... +3.0 CoreBondSelect11.63 ... +3.1 HighYldSel d 8.30 -.01 +5.0 IntmdTFSl 10.99 -.01 +3.5 ShDurBndSel 11.03 +.01 +1.2 USLCpCrPS 20.69 -.04 +0.1 Janus OverseasJ d 47.33 +.22 -6.5 PerkinsMCVJ 23.31 +.04 +3.3 TwentyJ 64.68 -.04 -1.6 John Hancock LifAg1 b 12.63 +.03 +2.9 LifBa1 b 13.28 +.02 +3.4 LifGr1 b 13.23 +.03 +3.0 RegBankA m 13.81 ... -5.7 SovInvA m 15.99 -.03 +2.1 TaxFBdA m 9.74 ... +4.1 Lazard EmgMkEqtI d 21.60 +.16 -0.8 EmgMktEqO m21.97 +.16 -1.0 Legg Mason/Western CrPlBdIns 11.02 -.01 +3.9 MgdMuniA m 15.51 -.01 +4.9 Longleaf Partners LongPart 30.36 -.02 +7.4 Loomis Sayles BondI 14.94 +.03 +7.0 BondR b 14.88 +.02 +6.8 Lord Abbett AffiliatA m 11.57 -.03 +0.1 BondDebA m 8.03 -.01 +5.5 ShDurIncA m 4.61 -.01 +2.1 ShDurIncC m 4.64 -.01 +1.8 MFS IsIntlEq 19.27 +.11 +7.4 MAInvA m 19.69 -.02 +2.9


YTD NAV Chg %Rtn

MAInvC m 19.04 -.02 +2.6 TotRetA m 14.40 -.01 +3.0 ValueA m 23.50 -.03 +3.3 ValueI 23.62 -.03 +3.4 MainStay HiYldCorA m 5.98 ... +4.5 Manning & Napier WrldOppA 9.27 +.02 +7.7 Merger Merger m 16.21 +.01 +2.7 Metropolitan West TotRetBdI 10.54 -.01 +3.7 TotRtBd b 10.54 -.01 +3.5 Morgan Stanley Instl IntlEqI d 14.52 +.15 +6.7 MdCpGrI 40.64 +.08 +8.8 Natixis InvBndY 12.53 +.01 +5.5 StratIncA m 15.50 +.02 +7.2 StratIncC m 15.58 +.02 +6.8 Neuberger Berman GenesisIs 48.45 +.10 +5.4 GenesisTr 50.16 +.11 +5.3 SmCpGrInv 18.68 +.11 +4.5 Northern HYFixInc d 7.48 ... +5.7 MMIntlEq d 10.03 ... +0.9 Oakmark EqIncI 28.67 +.04 +3.4 Intl I d 20.19 +.13 +4.0 Oakmark I d 42.95 -.03 +4.0 Old Westbury GlbSmMdCp 16.27 +.09 +5.2 Oppenheimer CapApA m 44.54 +.04 +2.2 CapApB m 39.20 +.03 +1.8 DevMktA m 36.08 +.24 -1.1 DevMktY 35.73 +.24 -0.9 GlobA m 64.31 +.36 +6.5 IntlBondA m 6.79 +.02 +5.2 IntlBondY 6.79 +.02 +5.3 MainStrA m 32.35 -.03 -0.1 RocMuniA m 15.24 ... +2.8 RochNtlMu m 6.74 ... +5.0 StrIncA m 4.41 ... +5.6 PIMCO AllAssetI 12.61 +.01 +5.2 AllAuthIn 11.06 +.01 +5.3 ComRlRStI 9.67 +.05 +6.9 DevLocMktI 11.15 +.05 +6.0 DivIncInst 11.65 ... +4.4 HiYldIs 9.46 -.01 +4.9 InvGrdIns 10.79 +.01 +5.3 LowDrA m 10.52 ... +2.1 LowDrIs 10.52 ... +2.3 RealRet 11.72 +.02 +5.3 RealRtnA m 11.72 +.02 +5.1 ShtTermIs 9.91 ... +1.0 TotRetA m 11.06 ... +3.2 TotRetAdm b 11.06 ... +3.3 TotRetC m 11.06 ... +2.9 TotRetIs 11.06 ... +3.4 TotRetrnD b 11.06 ... +3.3 TotlRetnP 11.06 ... +3.4 Parnassus EqIncInv 26.95 -.02 +2.7 Permanent Portfolio 48.32 +.09 +5.5 Pioneer PioneerA m 41.52 +.04 +1.5 Principal L/T2020I 12.13 +.03 +4.0 SAMConGrB m13.51+.03 +3.0 Prudential Investmen 2020FocA m 16.33 -.02 +2.8 BlendA m 17.74 +.01 +3.1 EqOppA m 14.44 -.01 +4.0 HiYieldA m 5.60 ... +4.9 IntlEqtyA m 6.54 +.06 +5.7 IntlValA m 21.74 +.18 +5.5 JenMidCapGrA m29.10+.14 +6.3 JennGrA m 18.73 +.03 +3.8 NaturResA m 55.40 +.21 -2.9 SmallCoA m 21.31 +.05 +5.0 UtilityA m 10.90 +.03 +7.0 ValueA m 15.21 -.01 +3.3 Putnam GrowIncA m 13.66 -.03 +1.1 GrowIncB m 13.40 -.03 +0.8 IncomeA m 6.94 ... +5.2 VoyagerA m 22.78 -.08 -3.9 Royce LowStkSer m 18.50 +.04 +1.3 OpportInv d 11.94 +.04 -1.2 PAMutInv d 12.05 +.02 +3.4 PremierInv d 21.49 +.03 +5.6 TotRetInv d 13.42 +.01 +2.1 ValPlSvc m 13.63 +.03 +1.6


YTD NAV Chg %Rtn

Schwab 1000Inv d 38.36 -.02 S&P500Sel d 20.16 -.01 Scout Interntl d 33.64 +.19 Selected AmerShS b 41.74 -.08 American D 41.77 -.07 Sequoia Sequoia 141.31 +.28 T Rowe Price BlChpGr 39.11 +.01 CapApprec 21.13 -.01 DivGrow 23.77 +.02 DivrSmCap d 16.96 +.06 EmMktStk d 35.13 +.22 EqIndex d 34.72 -.03 EqtyInc 24.08 ... FinSer 13.47 -.02 GrowStk 32.70 +.01 HealthSci 35.47 +.27 HiYield d 6.92 -.01 IntlBnd d 10.49 +.03 IntlDisc d 46.24 +.29 IntlGrInc d 14.21 +.11 IntlStk d 14.80 +.07 IntlStkAd m 14.75 +.08 LatinAm d 53.18 +.31 MediaTele 55.07 +.03 MidCapVa 24.60 +.12 MidCpGr 61.51 +.19 NewAmGro 34.04 -.03 NewAsia d 19.60 +.09 NewEra 52.32 +.10 NewHoriz 35.89 +.12 NewIncome 9.63 +.01 R2015 12.31 +.02 R2025 12.46 +.02 R2035 12.65 +.03 Rtmt2010 15.88 +.02 Rtmt2020 17.01 +.02 Rtmt2030 17.88 +.04 Rtmt2040 18.00 +.03 ShTmBond 4.87 ... SmCpStk 36.05 +.08 SmCpVal d 36.58 +.09 SpecGrow 18.26 +.04 SpecInc 12.63 +.01 TaxFHiYld 10.54 ... Value 24.17 +.01 ValueAd b 23.91 +.01 Templeton InFEqSeS 21.41 +.12 Third Avenue Value d 51.66 +.18 Thornburg IntlValA m 29.60 +.14 IntlValI d 30.27 +.15 Tweedy Browne GlobVal d 24.70 -.01 VALIC Co I StockIdx 25.51 -.03 Vanguard 500Adml 118.78 -.11 500Inv 118.75 -.11 AssetA 25.07 -.02 BalIdxAdm 21.98 +.01 BalIdxIns 21.99 +.01 CAITAdml 10.97 -.01 CapOp d 33.99 +.02 CapOpAdml d78.52 +.03 CapVal 11.24 ... Convrt d 13.69 -.02 DevMktIdx d 10.51 +.08 DivGr 15.12 -.01 EmMktIAdm d40.13 +.31 EnergyAdm d130.43 +.39 EnergyInv d 69.45 +.20 ExplAdml 71.58 +.10 Explr 76.87 +.10 ExtdIdAdm 43.00 +.12 ExtdIdIst 42.99 +.11 ExtndIdx 42.95 +.11 FAWeUSIns d97.05 +.68 GNMA 11.01 +.02 GNMAAdml 11.01 +.02 GlbEq 18.62 +.08 GrowthEq 11.13 +.02 GrowthIdx 32.39 -.02 GrthIdAdm 32.40 -.02 GrthIstId 32.40 -.02 HYCor d 5.83 ... HYCorAdml d 5.83 ... HltCrAdml d 58.27 +.22 HlthCare d 138.08 +.54 ITBondAdm 11.50 +.02 ITGradeAd 10.07 +.02 ITIGrade 10.07 +.02 ITrsyAdml 11.64 +.02 InfPrtAdm 26.70 +.05

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YTD NAV Chg %Rtn

InfPrtI 10.87 +.02 InflaPro 13.59 +.02 InstIdxI 117.95 -.11 InstPlus 117.96 -.11 InstTStPl 29.37 -.01 IntlExpIn d 17.20 +.09 IntlGr d 20.12 +.12 IntlGrAdm d 64.03 +.37 IntlStkIdxAdm d27.21+.19 IntlStkIdxI d 108.86 +.75 IntlVal d 32.78 +.27 LTGradeAd 9.59 +.03 LTInvGr 9.59 +.03 LifeCon 16.77 +.02 LifeGro 22.75 +.03 LifeMod 20.19 +.03 MidCapGr 20.02 +.07 MidCp 21.39 +.05 MidCpAdml 97.14 +.21 MidCpIst 21.46 +.05 MidCpSgl 30.65 +.06 Morg 18.59 +.01 MuHYAdml 10.30 ... MuInt 13.57 -.01 MuIntAdml 13.57 -.01 MuLTAdml 10.91 ... MuLtdAdml 11.09 ... MuShtAdml 15.91 ... PrecMtls d 25.94 -.03 Prmcp d 67.98 -.02 PrmcpAdml d 70.56 -.01 PrmcpCorI d 14.31 +.01 REITIdx d 20.07 +.22 REITIdxAd d 85.65 +.93 STBond 10.65 +.01 STBondAdm 10.65 +.01 STBondSgl 10.65 +.01 STCor 10.81 +.01 STGradeAd 10.81 +.01 STsryAdml 10.79 +.01 SelValu d 19.51 -.01 SmCapIdx 35.99 +.11 SmCpIdAdm 36.04 +.11 SmCpIdIst 36.04 +.11 SmGthIdx 23.10 +.05 SmGthIst 23.16 +.06 SmValIdx 16.28 +.07 Star 19.78 +.04 StratgcEq 19.68 +.06 TgtRe2010 23.10 +.03 TgtRe2015 12.84 +.02 TgtRe2020 22.84 +.03 TgtRe2030 22.41 +.04 TgtRe2035 13.53 +.03 TgtRe2040 22.21 +.04 TgtRe2045 13.95 +.03 TgtRetInc 11.61 +.01 Tgtet2025 13.04 +.02 TotBdAdml 10.79 +.02 TotBdInst 10.79 +.02 TotBdMkInv 10.79 +.02 TotBdMkSig 10.79 +.02 TotIntl d 16.27 +.12 TotStIAdm 32.48 ... TotStIIns 32.48 -.01 TotStISig 31.34 -.01 TotStIdx 32.46 -.01 TxMCapAdm 64.68 -.04 TxMIntlAdm d 12.10 +.09 TxMSCAdm 28.08 +.09 USValue 10.64 ... ValIdxIns 21.44 -.02 WellsI 22.58 +.04 WellsIAdm 54.70 +.08 Welltn 32.04 ... WelltnAdm 55.35 ... WndsIIAdm 47.51 -.01 Wndsr 13.78 -.01 WndsrAdml 46.51 -.03 WndsrII 26.76 -.01

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Yacktman Yacktman d 17.56 -.07 +6.2


10-YR T-NOTE 3.01%


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96.00 64.13 30.70 19.83 51.50 39.97 23.79 16.65 38.02 24.42 299.60 183.70 16.10 10.75 32.50 23.78 17.49 6.08 50.45 29.12 39.50 26.84 68.77 49.47 27.16 16.76 28.95 21.33 42.50 22.33 37.19 25.61 13.63 4.97 21.02 7.71 9.84 6.96 18.71 13.09 13.74 7.59 55.00 42.88 58.20 45.31 35.44 27.59 27.45 19.35









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GenMills s 37.85 GenMot n 28.78 GenOn En 3.92 Gentex 26.57 Genworth 10.59 Gerdau 10.46 GileadSci 41.03 GlaxoSKln 42.83 GlimchRt 9.61 GoldFLtd 14.98 Goldcrp g 47.99 GoldStr g 2.44 GoldmanS 132.99 Goodyear 16.01 Gramrcy 2.25 GreenMtC 76.47 Greif A 64.68 GrifolsSA n 7.28 GpoTMM 1.88 HCP Inc 36.43 HSBC 51.11 Hallibrtn 48.10 HanJS 15.10 HarleyD 36.57 HarrisCorp 46.26 Harsco 31.60 HartfdFn 24.76 HawaiiEl 23.72 HeclaM 7.73 HercOffsh 5.57 Hertz 14.83 Hess 74.53 HewlettP 35.57 HomeDp 34.33 HonwllIntl 56.85 Hospira 54.25 HostHotls 16.64 HudsCity 8.41 HuntBnk 6.21 Huntsmn 17.96 Hydrognc 5.38 INGPrRTr 6.17 iShGold s 15.07 iSAstla 25.98 iShBraz 73.31 iSh HK 18.92 iShJapn 10.04 iSh Kor 64.38 iSMalas 15.01 iShMex 59.83 iSTaiwn 15.80 iSh UK 18.23 iShSilver 36.12 iShChina25 43.55 iSSP500 129.38 iShEMkts 47.47 iShB20 T 96.04 iS Eafe 60.69 iShR2K 79.74 iShREst 60.75 ITT Corp 55.42 Informat 56.20 IngerRd 45.83 InglesMkts 16.76 Intel 22.06 IBM 163.69 Intl Coal 14.58 IntlGame 16.10 IntPap 29.78 Interpublic 11.40 Intersil 13.58 IntraLks n 18.55 Intuit 51.56 Invesco 22.78 ItauUnibH 22.55 IvanhM g 22.46 JAlexandr 5.90 J&J Snack 48.30 JA Solar 5.70 JDS Uniph 18.41 JPMorgCh 40.72 JanusCap 9.28 JpnSmCap 8.36 JetBlue 5.59 JohnJn 65.50 JohnsnCtl 36.88 JnprNtwk 32.62 KB Home 11.07 Kaydon 34.07 Kellogg 55.33 KeyEngy 16.94 Keycorp 7.94 Kimco 18.34 KindME 72.35 Kinross g 15.44 KodiakO g 5.99 Kohls 50.92 KrispKrm 8.26 Kroger 23.30 Kulicke 11.15 LDK Solar 7.10 LSI Corp 7.09 LancastrC 57.26 LVSands 40.33 LawsnSft 11.12 LeggPlat 23.81 LennarA 17.04 LeucNatl 33.32 Level3 2.16 LibtyMIntA 17.54 LifeTech 51.11 LillyEli 37.26 Limited 36.21 LincNat 26.77 LizClaib 5.68 LloydBkg 3.08 LockhdM 77.29 Lorillard 97.20 LaPac 7.50 Lowes 22.99 lululemn g 83.09 LyonBas A 38.88 MBIA 8.22 MEMC 9.49 MF Global 6.87 MFA Fncl 8.10 MMT 6.87 MGIC 7.27 MGM Rsts 13.51 Macys 27.78 Magma 7.59 MagHRes 6.14 Manulife g 16.45 MarathonO 51.20 MarinaB rs .30 MktVGold 54.67 MktVRus 38.60 MarIntA 35.54 MarshM 30.37 MarshIls 7.72 MarvellT 15.00 Masco 12.51 MassMCp s16.84 Mattel 25.67 McClatchy 2.74 McCorm 48.68

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Story Stocks

Stocks fell Tuesday, giving up earlier gains, after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the economic recovery remains uneven. Bernanke didn’t discuss any strategies to restore growth. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 19.15 Temple-Inland TIN Talbots Close: $29.49 8.48 or 40.4% The packaging and building materials maker adopted a “poison pill” to prevent a $3.3 billion takeover bid from rival International Paper. $30


Close: $2.63 -1.79 or -40.5% The women’s clothing retailer said sales and customer traffic in the current quarter are suffering, and it plans to increase markdowns. $8 6

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points, or 0.2 percent, to 12,070.81. The Dow was up as much as 89 but turned lower in the late afternoon as Bernanke's speech started. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index dipped 1.23, or 0.1 percent, to close at 1,284.94. TLB Sprint Nextel S


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NATIONAL FORECAST Mostly sunny, shower in East

82° 60°

Partly cloudy, T-storm

85° 65°

95° 69°

SUNDAY Mostly cloudy, a shower

SATURDAY Partly cloudy, a shower


THURSDAY Mostly sunny, T-storm

MONDAY Partly cloudy, a shower

80° 57°

80° 60°


Today’s high/ Tonight’s low

New York City 95/76 Reading 97/70

Atlantic City 89/72

Yesterday Average Record High Record Low

Cooling Degree Days*

Yesterday Month to date Year to date Last year to date Normal year to date

83/57 77/55 94 in 1925 37 in 1958 5 22 101 136 59

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


Yesterday Month to date Normal month to date Year to date Normal year to date Sunrise 5:31a 5:31a Moonrise Today 12:37p Tomorrow 1:48p Today Tomorrow

Delmarva/Ocean City

Highs: 87-94. Lows: 68-74. Mostly sunny and very warm to hot today. Mostly clear skies tonight.

0.00” 0.10” 0.91” 21.46” 15.11” Sunset 8:35p 8:35p Moonset 12:36a 1:05a

River Levels, from 12 p.m. yesterday. Susquehanna Stage Chg. Fld. Stg Wilkes-Barre 3.61 -0.30 22.0 Towanda 2.15 -0.23 21.0 Lehigh Bethlehem 2.86 0.54 16.0 Delaware Port Jervis 3.32 -0.03 18.0 First



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95/73 87/77

88/74 60/45



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ALMANAC Recorded at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Int’l Airport


Sun and Moon

Brandywine Valley

Highs: 95-96. Lows: 73-76. Mostly sunny and hot today. Mostly clear skies tonight.

Philadelphia 97/76


The Finger Lakes



The Jersey Shore

Highs: 80-94. Lows: 62-71. Partly cloudy skies and warm to hot temperatures today. Partly cloudy tonight.




Wilkes-Barre 93/67




Highs: 91-95. Lows: 66-67. Mostly sunny and hot today. Mostly clear skies tonight.

Poughkeepsie 95/66

80/50 95/76

83° 60°

Highs: 87-94. Lows: 71-72. Mostly sunny and very warm to hot today. Mostly clear skies tonight.

Pottsville 92/67

Harrisburg 94/70


The Poconos

Albany 93/67

Towanda 93/65

State College 93/67



Binghamton 93/66

Scranton 95/67

TUESDAY Mostly cloudy, light rain

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82/54/.00 84/63/.00 72/45/.00 63/55/.00 84/64/.00 113/84/.00 81/64/.00 85/76/.11 73/66/.00 75/63/.00

Today Tomorrow 88/73/s 94/70/pc 95/74/pc 94/72/s 98/74/pc 86/60/pc 91/70/s 97/71/s 92/68/pc 65/51/pc 97/75/pc 72/49/pc 95/72/pc 66/56/s 63/54/s 63/51/pc 91/73/pc 97/64/s 97/74/s

90/73/s 94/70/pc 94/77/pc 95/76/s 97/73/pc 73/58/c 91/71/pc 99/72/s 87/64/t 74/53/pc 92/73/t 67/47/pc 96/72/pc 66/55/s 69/55/s 67/50/pc 90/74/t 96/64/s 99/74/pc

Today Tomorrow 83/57/t 87/70/pc 73/55/pc 65/50/pc 79/64/s 112/84/s 78/61/t 85/76/t 77/64/pc 87/66/t

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Record high temperatures will be challenged this afternoon as readings soar into the 90s. Unlike Tuesday, when a wealth of high clouds covered the region through the early afternoon, today’s skies should be hazy but mostly clear. A stray shower may pop up across the mountains late in the day, but most areas will stay dry. The record high at the WilkesBarre/Scranton International Airport is 92 degrees, set recently, back in 2007. All this heat has been building in parts of the Southeast and Midwest, and it will finally close in on our region in the coming days. Relief in the form of a cold front arrives late Thursday, but that may stall out, providing only minimal relief into the weekend. -Ryan Coyle


94° 63°


NATIONAL FORECAST: The heat will continue from the southern Plains to the eastern Great Lakes and through the Southeast. The heat will also spread through much of the Northeast. A cold front will be the focal point of a few showers and thunderstorms from the western Great Lakes to Iowa, with a slight risk of severe storms.

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Grilled tuna brings flavor to cookout


wimsuit season is here, so we understand that putting down a 3 ½-pound plate of ice cream or an extra-extra-large pile of fried foods isn’t exactly the wisest move, for health and aesthetic reasons. But in this prime vacation season, those of us who can will go somewhere and those of who can’t might be content to stay home glued to the Travel Channel, where Adam Richman has made “Man Vs. Food” one of the most talked-about shows For a video of a brave in years. soul (or Richman traverses the country on a hunt for espe- souls) trying to finish off cially large and unusual dishes served in local restau- a Fat Charrants, and many of us watch in shock and awe as he is ley, visit www.times(or isn’t) able to manhandle the most eye-popping concoctions. On the passing thought that Richman might someday make his way to NEPA, we sent a woman, features writer Sara Pokorny, to seek out and dig into some of the most extreme local plates. She settled on four and is here to tell you she finished three. She just couldn’t polish off The Fat Charley, delicious as she found it. Without further ado, here’s the scoop (or six) …

Sara Pokorny’s tastebuds are no stranger to unusual foods. Here she enjoys a bite of alligator while visiting the Lone Cabbage Fish Camp in Florida.

A FISH DISH THAT I really enjoy making is an Ahi tuna steak with a cucumber salsa and grilled tomato. This is a great dish to use at a backyard cookout when you want to give your guests a little something different. It combines a wonderful fish with some amazing flavors while using fresh vegetables and keeping it healthy as well. The preparation is minimal, and so is the cooking time, which makes this dish as pleasurable to prepare as it is to enjoy. If you’d rather not make it yourself, you can always call Vanderlyn’s Restaurant at 283-6260 and find out when this will be a featured item. ••• AHI TUNA WITH CUCUMBER SALSA AND GRILLED TOMATO


Served by: The Donut Hole, Sans Souci Parkway, Hanover Township Price: $8.99 Consists of: Six scoops of ice cream, three brownies, two bananas, pineapple, strawberry, caramel, chocolate syrup, malt powder, Oreo cookie, M&Ms, peanuts, Heath Bar, Butterfinger, chocolate and rainbow sprinkles,

Served by: Avenue Diner, Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming Price: $4.50 Consists of: Three glazed doughnuts dipped in French-toast batter and fried, topped with powdered sugar and fruit (if you wish) This tasty breakfast treat is the baby of the bunch in looks but is the one most likely to creep up on you. "It definitely is light at first," Lenny Krappa, owner of Avenue Diner, said, "but

marshmallow crème, hot fudge, whipped cream, Maraschino cherries. This is the only official challenge of the group, and it dates to the ’60s. The Pig’s Dinner was most notably served at Grablick’s Dairy Bar in Pittston, and the Donut Hole has brought it back in a big way. "It weighs in at three and a half

pounds," owner Adriane Grube said. "The typical time to beat was around 40 minutes, but then a young guy came in here and finished it off in 10 minutes and three seconds," Grube said. That set the bar too high, so the board is now clean, with 59 minutes (our reporter’s time) the new number to beat. A winning eater leaves with no check, a

Served by: Haystacks, WilkesBarre Township Boulevard, Wilkes-Barre Price: $9.99 Consists of: Two half-pound Angus burgers, cheddar cheese, American cheese, a quarter-pound of bacon, a quarter-pound of shaved roast beef, homemade barbecue sauce, lettuce, tomato, a halfpound side of fries and some pickles on the side for good measure Large dishes are no stranger to Haystacks. "When

towards the end you start to feel it." Krappa loves food so much he dreams about it. Good thing, because that’s how this dish came to be. "I was dreaming that I was making French toast for my kids, eating a doughnut, and then I just threw the doughnut in the batter," Krappa said. "The next morning I came in and said, ’Someone get me glazed doughnuts; I need to make a dish,’ and there

it was." The diner serves the dish with the option of strawberries or blueberries for toppings, but at home Krappa takes it as far as piling on ice cream. "There’s an endless amount of possibilities with this one," he said. "Who knows what I’ll do with it next?" Our advice: Go for a strawberry topping to help combat the constant sugar attack from the heavily glazed doughnuts.

T-shirt, skirmish paintball tickets and some unpleasant side effects. "I’ve seen it happen almost every time," Grube said. "When you hit 15 minutes, your face flushes, and by 30, your body is telling you to just knock it off." Our advice: Sip some water every now and again, and after you take that first bite, don’t look back.

we first started we went big, and we’ve been doing that ever since," owner David Joseph said. Several dishes on the menu come in above-average portions, but none quite matches up to the meat-lover’s paradise of The Ol’ 96er. "We have to stick a bamboo skewer through the middle to hold it all together," Joseph said. The colossal burger sends shockwaves through almost every table on which it’s placed. "I


laugh because very often we’ll bring the plate out, and the person eating it will immediately pull their cell phone out and take a picture, then send it to their friends." The dish is frequently ordered but rarely finished. That won’t stop Joseph and his kitchen crew from raising the bar one more time. "When we change menus again in the fall, we’re going to add a third burger with more cheese and more meat." Our advice: Bring a bib and ask for extra napkins because this thing is juicy.

8-oz. tuna steak, sushi grade preferred 1/2 red onion, diced small 1/2 red pepper, diced small 1/2 seedless cucumber, peeled and diced small 1 tablespoon chopped basil 1 tablespoon chili sauce 1/4 teaspoon coriander 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar 1 fresh lemon 1/2 large tomato salt and pepper olive oil Method: In a mixing bowl combine: cucumber, basil, red onion, red pepper, chili sauce, sesame oil, coriander and rice wine vinegar. This is the salsa to be used later. Coat the bottom of a shallow dish with olive oil. Place the tuna in the oil and add salt and pepper. Cut a lemon in half and squeeze the fresh juice over the tuna. Turn tuna over and do the same to the other side. Coat the half tomato in olive oil and add salt and pepper. Place the tuna steak on the grill at medium heat for 3 minutes on each side. This will result in a rare temperature, which is optimum for a fresh tuna steak. While the tuna is grilling, place the half tomato on the grill for 4 minutes. Place the grilled tuna and tomato on a serving plate. Put the salsa alongside or even on the tuna. Your tastebuds will enjoy the variety of flavors coming together!


Served by: Ole Tyme Charley’s, River Street, Plains Township Price: $10.95 Consists of: 10 ounces of homemade buffalo bites tossed in homemade wing sauce of your choice, crispy seasoned waffle fries, beer-battered onion rings, cheese, diced bacon and jalapenos. Perhaps the most formidable foe of

the bunch, the Fat Charley is a four-pound plate that could stop the hungriest of eaters in their tracks. The dish is a mountain of appetizer favorites so big it needs to be served on a pizza tray. It’s also begging for someone to finish it. "We’ve been serving it since March, and only two people have

eaten the whole thing," owner Brian McDonald said. The Fat Charley isn’t an official challenge yet, but keep an eye on it. "It’s a challenge in its own right by word of mouth and people telling people to come in here and try to finish it," McDonald said. "We’re looking to make it official very soon, where you get it for free and get a T-shirt and maybe some other prizes if you put it down," McDonald said. Our advice: Bring a friend. Odds are you’ll need help.


This Ahi Tuna with Cucumber Salsa and Grilled Tomato was made by Chef Bill Price at Vanderlyn’s Restaurant in Kingston.


Bill Price is chef de cuisine at Vanderlyn’s Restaurant, 239 Schuyler Ave., Kingston. If you would like to contribute a column to Chef’s Corner, contact

Let arugula spice up your sandwiches, stir-fry or salads By JOAN OBRA McClatchy Newspapers

For a peppery bite in your food, it’s time to turn to arugula. This leafy green takes on a spicier character in the summer heat. And arugula’s firm leaves make it suitable for everything from salads to stir-fries. Here’s a quick guide to buying, storing and eating it: When shopping for arugula, look for firm, crisp leaves. “When you take a leaf and bend it, it will crack,” says farmer Lou Pasquale of Il Giardino Organico. When Pasquale is harvesting

arugula, he also looks for a deep green color and a nice scent. “Break it a little bit, and crush it with your finger,” Pasquale says. “It’s got its own definite aroma — something like an herb.” At home, wrap arugula in damp paper towels, tuck it in a plastic bag, then store in the refrigerator for up to a week. Or keep baby arugula in its plastic container for just a few days. When prepping it for a meal, discard any leaves that aren’t crisp and green. Trim off the stems, then dunk the leaves in a large bowl of cold water. Swish the leav-

es around to rid them of any grit, Aliza Green writes in “Field Guide to Produce: How to Identify, Select, and Prepare Virtually Every Fruit and Vegetable at the Market” (Quirk Books, $14.95). Gently spread the leaves out on paper towels to dry. Decide how to eat it. In southern Europe, arugula grows wild and is treated “like regular lettuce,” says Pasquale, who is Italian. “I eat it straight with olive oil and red wine vinegar.” He also eats it in pasta al verde, a mixture of hot pasta with olive oil, butter, chopped arugula and

parsley and freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. At this time of year, the intensity of locally grown arugula may need to be tempered. In a sandwich, layer it with peaches and basil (for sweetness), goat cheese (for tangy flavor and creamy texture) and prosciutto (for salty meatiness). For a salad, dress it with lemon vinaigrette, then top it with slices of chicken and a reduction of balsamic vinegar and sweet cherries. Crostini with brie cheese adds crunch and creaminess. MCT PHOTO Or toss handfuls of it on pizza Spice up your salad with arugula, grilled chicken, roasted cherries with fennel-flavored sausage. and bread with cheese.

















MEETING Today WILKES-BARRE: St. David’s Society of Wyoming Valley at noon at Genetti Hotel and Conference Center, 77 E. Market St. President David Thomas will preside. The executive committee meets at 11:30 a.m.


SHICKSHINNY: Vendors still have time to sign up for the yard, craft and food sale scheduled from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at McKendree United Methodist Church, 477 McKendree Road. Cost is $10. Vendors must supply their own tables. Contact Gloria at 256-3889. WRIGHT TWP.: Registrations for the summer park program at Wright Township Park will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the pavilion next to the basketball courts in the park. Wright Township residents pay $50 for the first child, $40 for the second child, and $30 for the third child. Nonresidents pay $70 for the first child, $55 for the second, and $45 for the third child. The program offers tennis, baseball, basketball, slip and slide, and arts and crafts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. Children must provide a lunch. For more information, call Kyle Demko, park program director, at 4179523.

GOOD EATS! THIS WEEK: June 8-14 Homemade Halupki (Piggie) Sale 1-3 p.m. today, social hall, St. Mary’s Byzantine Church, 522 Madison St., Wilkes-Barre. Cost is $1.50 each. For more information, call 829-9288.

ManorCare honors volunteers Volunteers at ManorCare, Hampton House, were honored at a luncheon for their work and dedication to the facility and patients. Tom Rudnitskas, who has volunteered at the facility for 15 years, was named the Volunteer of the Year. At the presentation of a certificate, from left, are Morgan Sorber, activity assistant, Rudnitskas, and Norma Pavilitz, activity director.

North Wilkes-Barre Little League receives mower from Parsons Lions Club The Parsons Lions Club presented a new riding mower to the North Wilkes-Barre Little League at its opening day ceremonies. The mower will be used to maintain the fields in the Scott Street Park. The Lions meet at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month at Magda’s Pizza, George Avenue, in Wilkes-Barre. New members are invited to join. At the presentation, from left, are John Krokos, Bill Kowalski, Walter Krokos, Wilkes-Barre City Councilman Mike Merritt, Kyle Kowalski, Joseph Kowalski, Scott Christian, Wilkes-Barre City Councilman Bill Barrett, Lloyd Rittenhouse, and Jerry Meehan.


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Baked Chicken Dinner and Bake Sale 4:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Loyalville United Methodist Church. Adults pay $8; $3.50 for children younger than 12 years old. Takeouts available. Orders can be placed in advance by calling 477-3521. Strawberry Festival 3-8 p.m. Saturday, St. James Lutheran Church, Hobbie. Homemade ice cream, short cakes, haluski, soup, strawberry sundaes, hamburgers, hot dogs, hot sausage and pierogies are on the menu. For more information, call Linda at 379-3031. All-You-Can-Eat Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, sponsored See GOOD EATS, Page 6C


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Casey Stephen Krushnowski, son of Kim and Steve Krushnowski, Old Forge, is celebrating his eighth birthday today, June 8. Casey is a grandson of Patricia Keyes and the late Gerald Keyes and Roberta and Steve Krushnowski, all of Plains Township. He has two brothers, Cael, 4, and Camren, 3.

Hailey Renee Richardson, daughter of Steve and Katie Richardson, Kingston, is celebrating her fourth birthday today, June 8. Hailey is a granddaughter of Gary Richardson and the late Helen Richardson, Kingston, and Ron and Sally Pointek, Edwardsville. She is a great-granddaughter of the late James and Betty Bojonny, Kingston; the late Audrey Richardson, Shickshinny; the late Robert Richardson, Maryland; the late Florence Pointek, Kingston; and Carrol and Martha Peterson, King of Prussia. Hailey has a brother, Alex, 1.

Volunteers sponsor breakfast for children at Allied Services

Dozens of children attended the annual Breakfast with the Bunny party sponsored by Allied Services volunteers. Allied volunteers, seated, are Penny King, Lois Rail, the Easter Bunny, Lorraine Daniels, co-president, and Pat Mould, co-president and chair of the breakfast. Standing: Marilyn Ostrowski, Betty Anderson, Doris Dempsey, Shirley Lepthian, Nancy Connolly, Bill Tonti, Barb Smith, Bonnie Maciak, Ken Maciak, Mike Mould, and Cecelia Blue, a Keystone College student helper.

Erin A. B. Carlin Erin A. B. Carlin, daughter of Ed and Wendy Carlin, Scranton, is celebrating her 13th birthday today, June 8. Erin is a granddaughter of Edward and Rose Carlin, Avoca, and George Wagner and the late Marie Wagner, Scranton. She has a sister, Casey, 17.

Wilkes-Barre Barbershop Harmony Society plans activities Julie A. Duris Julie Anna Duris, daughter of John and Michele Duris, Tunkhannock, is celebrating her seventh birthday today, June 8. Julie is a granddaughter of John and Mary Duris, Jenningsville, and Phil and Pat Ancin, Edwardsville. She is a great-granddaughter of Anna Comiskey, Kingston. Julie has a sister, Emily Ann, 9.

The Wilkes-Barre Barbershop Harmony Society installed its Administrative Team at ceremonies held at R&D Memories in Wilkes-Barre. The chapter has a variety of events planned including a patriot concert on June 21 at the Woodlands Inn and Resort, a free chorus concert Aug. 21 at the Irem Temple Country Club and a picnic on Aug. 29. The group meets at 7 p.m. each Monday in the community center of Wesley Village in Pittston. For more information, call 709-3716, 696-3385 or 287-2476. Chapter officers, seated, are Lou Volpetti, secretary, Pittston; Drew Smith, president, West Pittston; Phillip Brown, program vice president, Shavertown; and Philip R. Tuhy, treasurer, Wilkes-Barre. Standing: Tom Roberts, immediate past president, Kingston; Jarrett Roan, chapter development vice president, West Pittston; Raymond Patsko, chorus director and music performance team, Wilkes-Barre; and William A. Zdancewicz, marketing and public relations vice president, Edwardsville. Absent: Ralph Gillespie, music performance team member, Wilkes-Barre; and board members Joseph Husty, Wilkes-Barre, Robert Dingman, Dallas, John Szeghy, Pittston, John Lang, Mountain Top, and Jerry Cookus and Jim Morpeth, Wilkes-Barre.

Area’s senior citizens eligible to receive vouchers for Farmers Market

Andrew J. Kleinberger

LUZERNE COUNTY: Farmers Market Nutrition Vouchers provided by the Pennsylvania and United States Departments of Agriculture will be distributed by the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties. Eligible senior citizens receive four vouchers worth $5 each for use at participating farmers markets and stands. Seniors must reside in Luzerne or Wyoming counties; be a minimum of 60 years of age by Dec. 31, 2011, and meet household income guidelines: single -- $20,147; two people -$27,214; three people -$34,281; four people -- $41,348. Vouchers will not be mailed. A completed proxy form is required when picking up vouchers for others. Proxy forms are

Andrew Jacob Kleinberger, son of Chris and Cyndi Kleinberger, Pittston Township, is celebrating his seventh birthday today, June 8. Andrew is a grandson of John and Julia Elenchik, Franklin Township, and Bruce and Linda Kleinberger, Exeter. He is a great-grandson of Alice Katsock, Plains Township. Andrew has a brother, Austin, 9, and a sister, Alexa, 4.

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available at any of the senior centers sponsored by Area Agency on Aging during normal hours. Vouchers will be available this week at the following times and locations. Dallas: Dallas Senior Center’s distribution is 10 a.m.noon June 22 at the Anderson Sports Center, Misericordia University, 220 Lake St., 6752179. Drums: 9-11 a.m. June 15, Butler Township Senior Center, 413 W. Butler Drive, 7884881. Edwardsville: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Edwardsville Senior Center, 57 Russell St., 2873381. Falls: 9-11 a.m. June 17, Falls Senior Center, 2813 Sullivan Trail, 388-2623.

Freeland: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Freeland Senior Center, 701 Chestnut St., 636-3080. Hazleton: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Hazleton Senior Center, 24 E. Broad St., 4591441. Mountain Top: noon-2 p.m. June 15, Mountaintop Senior Center, Wright Manor, 460 S. Main Road, 868-8517. Nanticoke: Rose Tucker Center’s distribution is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday at the Educational Conference Center at Luzerne County Community College, 1333 Prospect St., 7351670. Pittston: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Pittston Senior Center, 441 N. Main Street, 655-5561. Plains Township: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Plains Senior Center, 50 Second St., 824-

GFWC-Harveys Lake member places third in state art contest Tina Urban, a member of GFWC-Harveys Lake, won first place in member art and third place in holiday card categories at the state arts competition. From left are Urban and Heide Cebrick, county president.


5542. Plymouth: 10 a.m.-noon June 21, Plymouth Senior Center, Dan Flood Apartments Community Room, 160 E. Main St., 779-9664. Shickshinny: 10 a.m.-noon June 21, Shickshinny Senior Center, Main and Vine streets, 542-4308. Sweet Valley: 10 a.m.-noon June 30, Sweet Valley Church of Christ, 5439 Main Road. White Haven: 10 a.m.-noon June 29, Detweiler Farms, 165 Tunnel Road. Wilkes-Barre: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday, Jewish Community Center, 60 S. River St., 824-4646; and 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. June 20, Lee Park Senior Center, Lee Park Towers, 140 Lee Park Ave., 8259883.

Drake Dymond has achieved the Arrow of Light Award, the highest award in Cub Scouts and the only Cub Scout badge that can be worn on a Boy Scout uniform. The achievement is the result of four years of hard work in Dymond camping, first aid, science, engineering, the arts and communication and marks the final stage of Cub Scouts. Dymond has earned 20 badges with Cub Scout Pack 967 in Buda, Texas, and has crossed over to Boys Scouts. He plans to continue his scouting activities to reach the final stage of scouting -the Eagle Scout. Dymond is the son of Jacqueline Reedy, formerly of Exeter, and Brian Dymond of Pittston. He is a grandson of Joanne and Jack Reedy of Exeter, Terry Dymond of Harding and Linda Dymond of Exeter.


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Annual Strawberry Festival sponsored by the Amicitia Class, 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, social hall, Forty Fort United Methodist Church, Wyoming and Yeager avenues, Forty Fort. A strawberry sundae, cake and beverage will be served. Hot dogs, whimpies and takeouts are also available. Buy tickets at the door or call the church office at 287-3840.

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HIKE & BIKE Greater Hazleton Area Civic Partnership’s Rails to Trails

Saturday, June 11

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.



At the Hazleton Rails to Trails, Routes 93 and 424, Hazleton



11:00 a.m. - Opening Ceremony Tree Dedications with guest appearances by local government representatives. 11:15 a.m. - Hike & Bike Begins Noon - 2:00 p.m. - Free Picnic Style Lunch Parking for Hikers & Bikers Degenhart Health Center parking lot 1749 East Broad Street, Hazleton Healthy Beginnings Parking lot 1701 East Broad Street, Hazleton

Hamburgers & Hotdogs

Events/Activities: • • • • • • • • • •

Appearance by the Eckley Players Free Bike Maintenance and Tips Free Bike Helmets for Children (while supplies last) Live snakes, frogs & other critters by Creation Station Free health screenings A Keystone Active Zone (KAZ) Passport Trail Environmental Walk Information displays & entertainment Free Chair Massages And Much More!





JUNE 12 - JUNE 18

Voluntary donations welcome to benefit the ongoing maintenance and further development of the Hazleton Rails to Trails.

FAMILY/FRIEND FUN PACK One of the primary cardholders must be present with any three (3) guests. Guests can change daily. *More than 4 people - Add $99 per person

211 Harris Hill Road, Shavertown 570-696-2769

Co-sponsored by:

For more information call 570.455.1509





• New EZ Digger Exercise Station • Rock Climbing Wall (ages 16 and up only) • Learn to Geocache and find the hidden treasure.





570.829.7130 OR 800.273.7130


LOST: TAN MALE POMERANIAN vicinity of Huntsville





Reservoir, Dallas Township. Brown leather collar and chipped tooth, answers to “Tazz”. If found please call 570-675-0385



FOUND, Gold name necklace, script style on Thursday June 2nd in the Wilkes-Barre/Plains area. Please call to identify (570) 704-6551


FOUND. Gold locket on June 3 at Kirby Park. 570-714-2597

570.301.3602 To place your ad call...829-7130



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Saturday 12:30 on Friday Sunday 4:00 pm on Friday Monday 4:30 pm on Friday

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Tuesday 4:00 pm on Monday Wednesday 4:00 pm on Tuesday

LOST - Cat. White with orange ears, nose & tail, blue eyes & friendly. Honey Pot section of Nanticoke. Missing since May 16. REWARD. 570-735-5069 570-735-5905

Thursday 4:00 pm on Wednesday Friday 4:00 pm on Thursday Holidays call for deadlines

LOST - June 2nd. Black Standard Poodle. Female. Named Jadzia. In Pittston on Hwy 315 near Turnpike & I81 ramps. She is our world. Reward. Please call 352540-0640 or 570654-6020 x125 or x123.

You may email your notices to mpeznowski@ or fax to 570-831-7312 or mail to The Times Leader 15 N. Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

LOST DOG, male Golden Doodle named Cooper on Thursday 6/2 in the area of Keelersburg Falls in Tunkhannock If seen, please call (570) 333-4139 or (570) 406-2702

For additional information or questions regarding legal notices you may call Marti Peznowski at 570-970-7371 or 570-829-7130 LEGAL NOTICE Wyoming Valley West School DIstrict intends to adopt the 2011-12 final budget on June 29, 2011. Joanne Wood Board Secretary Wyoming Valley West School District

LOST, Diamond tennis bracelet in the area of the Midway Shopping on Sat. June 4th, 2011. REWARD OFFERED (570) 239-0040

NORTHEAST PA TOP JOBS The following companies are hiring: BI Inc. Freedom Corrugated

Your company name will be listed on the front page of The Times Leader Classifieds the first day your ad appears on Northeast PA Top Jobs.

ESTATE NOTICE NOTICE is hereby given that Letters Testamentary have been given in the Estate of Charles D. Flack, Jr., late of Lehman Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, who died on May 26, 2011. All persons indebted to said Estate are required to make payment, and those having claims or demands, to present the same without delay to the Co-Executors Kathi S. Flack and Keith A. Zinn, and their attorneys, Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, P.C., 600 Third Ave, Kingston, PA 18704 Allen M. Kluger

ESTATE OF CHRISTY MUNDENAR a/k/a CHRISTY A. MUNDENAR, deceased May 13, 2011, late of Pittston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. Letters Testamentary in the above-named estate having been granted to the undersigned, all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment and those having claims are directed to present the same without delay to the undersigned or his attorney within four (4) months from the date hereof and to file with the Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas of Luzerne County, Orphans’ Court Division, a particular statement of claim, duly verified by an affidavit setting forth an address within the county where notice may be given to the claimant. William J. Mundenar, Jr., Executor 176 Lewis Street Pittston, PA 18640 JOHN J. McGEE, Esq. 400 Spruce Street, Ste 302 Scranton, PA 18503

GET THE WORD OUT with a Classified Ad. 570-829-7130 ESTATE NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Letters Testamentary have been granted in the Estate of JOHN J. SMOLKO, late of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, who died on March 8, 2011. All persons indebted to said estate are required to make payment and those having claims or demands to present the same without delay to Deborah Smolko Mostashari, Executrix, c/o her attorney, Joseph G. Albert, Esquire. JOSEPH G. ALBERT, ESQUIRE 458 Wyoming Avenue, Suite 201 Kingston, PA 18704

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INVITATION TO BID Luzerne County Community College Purchasing Department will receive sealed bids related to purchase: 8.5 X 11 Copier/Printer Paper and Graduate Day Apparel, Diplomas, Announcements. Each bid must be accompanied by a bid guaranty, which shall not be less than 10% of the total bid. Firms interested in submitting a bid should call the College’s Purchasing Office at 570740-0370, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to request specifications. Bids must be received before 3:00 p.m local prevailing time, on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at which time the bids will be opened and publicly read at the College. Luzerne County Community College reserves the right to waive any informalities, irregularities, defects, errors, or omissions in, or to reject any or all bids or parts thereof.

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ESTATE NOTICE ESTATE OF Lillian L. McKeon deceased March 23, 2011, late of Drums, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. Letters of Administration in the above-named estate having been granted to the undersigned, all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment and those having claims are directed to present the same without delay to the undersigned or his attorney within four (4) months from the date hereof and to file with the Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas of Luzerne County, Orphans’ Court Division, a particular statement of claim, duly verified by an affidavit setting forth an address within the county where notice may be given to claimant. William M. McKeon, Executor 154 Buck Ridge Lane,Drums, PA 18222 JOHN J. McGEE, Esq. 400 Spruce Street, Ste. 302, Scranton, Pa 18503


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Adoring couple longs to share our lives and give your newborn secure, endless love. Expenses paid Mindy and Rob 888-736-7567

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You are hereby notified that on April 14, 2011, Eagle Rock Resort Co., L.L.C., filed a Complaint in Mortgage Foreclosure against the above Defendants at the above number. Property Subject to Mortgage Foreclosure: Lot 303 of the TT Subdivision located at Eagle Rock Resort, Hazle Township, County of Luzerne, Pennsylvania, 18202. NOTICE You have been sued in court. If you wish to defend against the claims set forth in the following pages, you must take action within twenty (20) days after this Complaint and Notice are served, by entering a written appearance personally or by attorney and filing in writing with the court your defenses or objections to the claims set forth against you. You are warned that if you fail to do so the case may proceed without you and a judgment may be entered against you by the court without further notice for any money claimed in the Complaint or for any other claim or relief requested by the Plaintiff. You may lose money, or property or other rights important to you.

ESTATE NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Letters of Administration have been issued to Gerald A. Loefflad of Shavertown, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, Administrator of the Estate of Ann Loefflad, Deceased, who died on April 24, 2011, late of Shavertown, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. All creditors are requested to present their claims and all persons indebted to the decedent will make payment to the aforementioned Administrator or his attorney. ROSENN, JENKINS & GREENWALD, LLP 15 South Franklin St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0075

LORINE ANGELO OGURKIS, Esquire Pa. I.D. #91337 Attorney for Plaintiff EAGLE ROCK RESORT 1031 Valley of Lakes Hazleton, PA 18201 (570) 384-1377

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ALL JUNK CAR & TRUCKS WANTED Highest Prices Paid!!!

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ATVs/Dune Buggies

SUZUKI`09 KING QUAD 750AXI Hunter green. 214

miles. Excellent condition. 50” Moose plow with manual lift included. Asking $5,900 (570) 299-0560

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ATV, 125 CC. Brand New Tomahawk mid size 125cc 4 wheeler. Only $995 takes it away!. Call 386-334-7448 Wilkes-Barre


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


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You are hereby notified that on May 13, 2011, Eagle Rock Resort Co., L.L.C., filed a Complaint in Mortgage Foreclosure against the above Defendant at the above number.


You are hereby notified that on February 8, 2011, Eagle Rock Resort Co., L.L.C., filed a Complaint in Mortgage Foreclosure against the above Defendant at the above number.

Property Subject to Mortgage Foreclosure: Lot 212 of the TT Subdivision located at Eagle Rock Resort, Hazle Township, County of Luzerne, Pennsylvania, 18202.

Property Subject to Mortgage Foreclosure: Lot 217 of the TT Subdivision located at Eagle Rock Resort, Hazle Township, County of Luzerne, Pennsylvania, 18202.

NOTICE You have been sued in court. If you wish to defend against the claims set forth in the following pages, you must take action within twenty (20) days after this Complaint and Notice are served, by entering a written appearance personally or by attorney and filing in writing with the court your defenses or objections to the claims set forth against you. You are warned that if you fail to do so the case may proceed without you and a judgment may be entered against you by the court without further notice for any money claimed in the Complaint or for any other claim or relief requested by the Plaintiff. You may lose money, or property or other rights important to you.

NOTICE You have been sued in court. If you wish to defend against the claims set forth in the following pages, you must take action within twenty (20) days after this Complaint and Notice are served, by entering a written appearance personally or by attorney and filing in writing with the court your defenses or objections to the claims set forth against you. You are warned that if you fail to do so the case may proceed without you and a judgment may be entered against you by the court without further notice for any money claimed in the Complaint or for any other claim or relief requested by the Plaintiff. You may lose money, or property or other rights important to you.



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LORINE ANGELO OGURKIS, Esquire Pa. I.D. #91337 Attorney for Plaintiff EAGLE ROCK RESORT 1031 Valley of Lakes, Hazleton, PA 18201 (570) 384-1377

LORINE ANGELO OGURKIS, Esquire Pa. I.D. #91337 Attorney for Plaintiff EAGLE ROCK RESORT 1031 Valley of Lakes, Hazleton, PA 18201 (570) 384-1377

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Autos under $5000



412 Autos for Sale

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BMW ‘02 M3


Near Wegman’s 570-822-7359

07 Impala LS $8,995 09JEEP PATRIOT $12,995 08Taurus SEL $12,495 08 RAM 1500 $12,495 04 BLAZER 4X4 $7,995 06 Suzuki Reno $6,995 Full Notary Service Tags & Title Transfers

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

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BMW `01 X5

4.4i. Silver, fully loaded, tan leather interior. 1 owner. 103k miles. $12,999 or best offer. Call 570-814-3666


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

CHEVY ‘99 S-10 PICKUP 2WD, 5-speed

BMW `03 530 I Beige with tan

115,000 miles. $3,295

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DODGE `95 NEON Nicely Equipped!

Automatic, white 2 door. Only $999 (570) 301-7221 advertisinguy

leather interior. Heated seats, sunroof, 30 MPG highway. Garage kept. Excellent condition 86,000 miles. Asking $11,500. (570) 788-4007

OLDS ‘89 CUTLASS SIERRA 72,000 miles.

BMW `07 328xi

New Inspection AC Blows Cold $2,195

PLYMOUTH 1995 VOYAGER Great work van or

reliable 7 passenger transportation. Air & radio inoperable. 120K miles. Recently inspected. Well maintained and personally serviced vehicle. $1,800 or best reasonable offer. Call (570) 820-0677

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

AUDI `02 A4 3.0, V6, AWD

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


Convertible. SMG equipped. Brand new wheels & tires. All service records. Navigation, Harmon Kardon, 6 disc changer, back up sensors, xenons, heated seats, Only 77,000 miles, Fully Loaded $19,999 (570) 301-7221 advertisinguy

Rare, Exclusive Opportunity To Own...

2002 BMW 745i The Flagship of

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

BMW `04 325i

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

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

‘26 FORD MODEL T Panel Delivery

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

1954 MERCURY MONTEREY WOODY WAGON 100 point restoration. $130,000 invested. 6.0 Vortec engine. 300 miles on restoration. Custom paint by Foose Automotive. Power windows, a/c, and much more! Gorgeous Automobile! $75,000 $71,000 $69,900

BMW `93 325 IC Convertible,

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

BUICK `05 LESABRE 3.8 V6, 20 city/29

highway. 42,000 miles. Last year full size model. Excellent condition in & out. Roadster cloth roof. Gold with tan interior. $7,900. (570) 822-8001

From an Exotic, Private Collection

Call 570-650-0278


4 door. All leather. 114,000 miles. Great shape. $2,600. Call 570-819-3140 or 570-709-5677

CADILLAC `04 SEVILLE SLS Beige. Fully loaded

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


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Payment Plans (570) 970-9977 Wilkes-Barre (570) 223-2536 Stroudsburg SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY Free Consultation. Contact Atty. Sherry Dalessandro 570-823-9006

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08 CADILLAC ESCALADE Blk/Blk leather, 3rd seat, Navgtn, 4x4 07 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT Blue grey leather, 7 passenger mini van 07 DODGE NITRO SXT, garnet red, V6, 4x4 06 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN ES, red, 4dr, entrtnmt cntr, 7 pass mini van 06 JEEP COMMANDER Slvr, 3rd seat, 4x4 06 DODGE RAM 1500 SLT, Quad cab, slvr, 5.7 hemi, auto, 4x4 06 DAKOTA QUAD CAB SLT, silver, auto., V6, 4x4 06 JEEP LIBERTY SPORT white, V6, 4x4 05 BUICK RANIER CXL gold, tan, leather, sunroof (AWD) 05 MAZDA TRIBUTE S, green, auto, V6, 4x4 05 GMC SIERRA X-Cab, blk, auto, 4x4 truck 05 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER PREMIUM, Silver, black leather, 3rd seat, AWD 04 CHEVY SUBURBAN LS, pewter silver, 3rd seat, 4x4 04 FORD F-150 Heritage, X-cab, blk, auto, 4x4 04 CHEVY TRAILBLAZ ER seafoam grn/tan lthr., 4x4 04 NISSAN XTERRA SE blue, auto, 4x4 04 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO gold, 4 dr., V6, 4x4 03 DODGE RAM 1500 reg cab, red, auto, 75K, 4x4 03 CHEVY 1500, V8, X-cab, white, 4x4 02 DODGE RAM 1500 Quad Cab, SLT, Red auto 4x4 truck 02 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER PREMIUM, white, tan leather, 3rd seat, 4x4 02 MAZDA TRIBUTE White, auto, 4x4 76,000 miles 4x4 01 VOLVO V70 AWD, station wagon, blue grey leather, 84k miles. 00 KIA SPORTAGE EX White, auto, 4 cyl. 4x4 00 FORD EXPEDITION XLT, gold, 3rd seat 4x4 98 FORD RANGER, Flairside, reg cap truck, 5 spd, 4x4 copper 97 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER Green, green leather, AWD

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412 Autos for Sale

CHEVROLET `03 IMPALA 97,000 miles,


$3,300. 570-592-4522 570-592-4994

CHEVROLET `05 TAHOE Z71 Silver birch with

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

BUICK ‘97 LESABRE 83,000 miles. Cold Air. New Inspection $3,495


AWD, 6 cylinder, Silver, 52,600 miles, sunroof, heated seats, Bose sound system, 6 CD changer, satellite radio, Onstar, parking assist, remote keyless entry, electronic keyless ignition, & more! $17,000 570-881-2775


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

CHEVROLET `86 FORD ‘05 EXPLORER CORVETTE SPORT TRAC XLT 4x3 manual, 3 over1/2 Ton, 4WD, drive, 350 engine with aluminum heads. LT-1 exhaust system. White with red pearls. Custom flames in flake. New tires & hubs. 1 owner. 61,000 original miles. $8,500 (570) 359-3296 Ask for Les


V8, automatic, 51,267 miles, MUST SELL $5,500 (570) 760-0511


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

CHEVY `06 COLORADO Extended cab. Auto.

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

CHEVY ‘04 CLASSIC 4 door sedan, all power options Great on gas! $4,490

MARSH MOTORS 1218 Main St. Swoyersville, PA 570-718-6992 Buy-Sell-Trade

CHRYSLER `05 SEBRING LX Low mileage, blue, 2 door, automatic. Excellent condition $7,500 (570) 740-7446




Mechanic’s Special Needs engine seals 56K Original Miles. Radiant Red. Mint condition, new paint, automatic, new battery, tune up, brakes, top. Runs well. $2,500 (347) 452-3650 (In Mountain Top)


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

FORD `04 MUSTANG Mach I, 40th

ANNIVERSARY EDITION V8, Auto, 1,300 miles, all options, show room condition. Call for info. Asking $24,995 Serious inquiries only. 570-636-3151

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08 CHEVY IMPALA LT Dove grey, alloys, V6 08 BUICK LACROSSE CXL, Silver/grey leather, sunroof 08 CHRYSLER SEBRING Silver V6 auto 07 DODGE CALIBER SXT,blue, 4 cyl auto 06 CHRYSLER 300 White V6 05 CHEVY AVEO LT black, auto, 4 cyl 05 JAGUAR X-TYPE 3.0, hunter green, tan leather (AWD) 03 HYUNDAI ACCENT White, 4 door, 4cyl. 66,000 miles 04 MITSU GALLANT gry, auto, 4cyl,55k 04 CHRYSLER PT CRUISER GT, slvr,blk lthr, auto, sunroof 01 AUDI S8 QUATRO Burg./tan lthr., Nav., 360 HP, AWD 01 AUDI A8 L cashmere beige, tan lthr., nav., AWD 00 CADILLAC CATERA silver/blk leather, sunroof, 56K 00 NISSAN ALTIMA GXE Blue/grey leather, auto, 4cyl. 00 MERCEDES-BENZ S-430 slvr/blck lthr., 64,000 miles 98 HONDA CIVIC EX, 2 dr, auto, silver


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412 Autos for Sale


Low mileage, fully loaded, $10,999. negotiable. 570-283-1691

FORD `05 TAURUS SE Beige exterior/inte-

rior, automatic windows & lock, alloy wheels and nice condition. $6,200 (570) 606-1146

FORD `07 MUSTANG 63,000 highway

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


Must See. Sharp! Black, new directional tires, excellent inside / outside, factory stock, very clean, must see to appreciate. $8,000 or best offer. Must sell. 570-269-0042 Leave Message

FORD `98 TAURUS Gold. Good condition Runs great. 87,000 miles, Rtitle, Recently inspected. $2,700. Call (570) 814-6198

automatic, V6 $15,992

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

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MERCEDES-BENZ `95 SL 500 Convertible, with


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

KIA `97 SEPHIA Maroon, Automatic. 4 door, 4 cylinder. Runs excellent. Asking $1,500 or best offer. (570) 824-2460


Sedan, automatic, low miles $11,650

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

LEXUS `06 LS 430 19,900 one owner

pampered miles. Impeccable crystal white finish with saddle leather interior. Positively none nicer. $29,500. See at Orloski’s Wash & Lube 295 Mundy Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

HONDA `02 ACCORD EX LEXUS `98 LS 400 2 door, silver, autoExcellent condition, matic, air conditioning, leather, 86,000 miles, 1 owner, good condition. $7,000. 570-212-2461


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


EX. 34k miles. excellent condition, sunroof, alloys, a/c, cd, 1 owner, garage kept. $13,000. Call 570-760-0612


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

Reduced $11,900 (570) 714-0384


Every option available. Sunroof, leather, navigation system, premium sound system. Must sell. $16,000 or best offer (570) 301-7221


‘10 Accord LX. 7K miles. Black / tan PriceReduced $19,595 ‘09 Accord EX. V6 14K, White / Leather PriceReduced $21,295 ‘08 Accord LX PREMIUM: 14K, Gray Warranty $17,995 ‘08 Civics Choose from Two. Low miles, Warranty. Starting at $14,495 MAFFEI AUTO SALES 570-288-6227

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HYUNDAI ‘03 ELANTRA 4 cylinder,

automatic, cd, 1 owner. Economy Car! $4,495 Call For Details! 570-696-4377


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


Sports Coupe. Black with slate leather. Original owner. 69K miles. Fully equipped with navigation, sunroof, etc. Always maintained by Infiniti dealer. Very nice. $15,750. 570-339-1552 After 4pm


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

garage kept, 1 owner. Must see. Low mileage, 90K. Leather interior. All power. GPS navigation, moon roof, cd changer. Loaded. $9,000 or best offer. 570-706-6156

LINCOLN `94 TOWN CAR Blue. 162k miles, fair condition. $1,000. Call 570-239-9236


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



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

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

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


Red with black interior, hardtop/ convertible. REAL SHARP! Accepting Offers (570) 740-8900

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

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


LS Premium. Fully loaded, 80k. Very clean, well maintained, recent tuneup. B-title. Moon roof, 6 CD, premium sound, all power options & leather. KBB retail - $7,150. Asking $5,500 or best offer. Call 570-510-4849

MERCURY `06 GRAND MARQUIS Only 7,500 miles. All white leather. Fully loaded. Excellent condition. Garage kept. $13,200 or best offer. Call 570-779-2489 Leave Message

MERCURY `95 GRAND MARQUIS 4 door, V8, fully

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

MERCURY ‘03 SABLE V6, automatic,

59,000 miles, All power options $5,990

MARSH MOTORS 1218 Main St. Swoyersville, PA 570-718-6992 Buy-Sell-Trade


Clubman. Black & White. Sunroof. 30K miles. Leather interior, fully loaded. 6 speed. Excellent condition. 40 MPG. $19,950. Or best offer. Call 570-262-8811


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

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

sunroof, 1 owner. Sharp Sharp Car! $5,495 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

MERCEDES-BENZ `06 C-CLASS Silver with leather

Motorcycle for sale? Let them see it here in the Classifieds! 570-829-7130


sunroof, low miles. $4,490

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

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

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PONTIAC ‘02 SUNFIRE 2 door, 4 cylinder MARSH MOTORS 1218 Main St. Swoyersville, PA 570-718-6992 Buy-Sell-Trade

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Friday June 10th, 2011 @ 5:00 p.m. @ Chuck’s Auction Service, 1144 Exeter Avenue, Exeter, Pa. 18644. Quality furniture-Temple Stuart, Hale, Sumter dining room set, bedroom set, hutch, server, Sheraton style sofa, nice upholstered, patio furniture, rattan kitchen set, tea cart, rockers and much more. Freezer, washer, dryer, electric stove. Fenton, Lenox, crystal, linens, motorized scooter, oil paintings, collectibles and more. See web sites for detailed list and pictures. Information: 570-693-0372, #4156 Au001443

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



MERCEDES-BENZ `05 PONTIAC ‘03 VIBE GT 240C 4 cylinder, 4Matic, V6 - Gray, 6-speed, cd, 77K highway miles, Excellent condition, dealer serviced. Sun roof, heated seats. $15,500. Call 570-288-3916

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

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415 Autos-Antique & Classic

5 door hatchback, Only 8,600 miles $15,892

Chrome wheels Sunroof, auto $5,390

MARSH MOTORS 1218 Main St. Swoyersville, PA 570-718-6992 Buy-Sell-Trade

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

PONTIAC â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;07 VIBE Automatic

TOYOTA `93 MR2 T-top, 5 speed.

moonroof $11,880

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


(570) 708-0269 after 6:00PM

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

TOYOTA â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;07 CAMRY LE

CHEVROLET `63 IMPALA 2 door hardtop.

Partial restoration. All original parts. Asking $4,000 or best offer. Call (570) 885-1119


SS clone. 350 engine, 290 Horsepower. 10 bolt posirear. PowerGlide transmission. Power disc brake kit. Over $20,000 invested, sacrifice at $7,500 Firm. Call 732-397-8030 (Wilkes-Barre)

4 cylinder sedan, automatic $16,855

PONTIAC â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;08 SOLSTICE convertible

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

all options, leather interior 5,145 miles. $20,990


TOYOTA â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;09 SCION TC

1218 Main St. Swoyersville, PA 570-718-6992 Buy-Sell-Trade

Automatic, moon roof, low miles. $17,945

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

SATURN â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;05 ION 4 cylinder,

automatic, cd, 1 owner. Extra Clean! $4,495 Call For Details! 570-696-4377


SATURN â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;00 SL2 4 door, sedan, 74,000 miles. $4,290

MARSH MOTORS 1218 Main St. Swoyersville, PA 570-718-6992 Buy-Sell-Trade

SUBARU `02 IMPREZAmileage, WRX Low

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


Condition! Low miles! $7500. FIRM 570-905-7389 Ask for Lee

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CHEVROLET `79 CORVETTE L-48 All Corvette options,

all original, new Good Year tires, new mufflers, just tuned. 46,000 miles. $6,500 or best offer 570-262-2845 or 570-239-6969

CHEVY `68 CAMARO SS 396 automatic,

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


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

350 V8. Original owner. Automatic transmission. Rare tuxedo silver / black vinyl top with black naugahyde interior. Never damaged. $6,000. Call 570-489-6937


CHRYSLER `49 WINDSOR Silver / gray, 4 door

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

VOLVO `01 XC70

All wheel drive, 46,000 miles, burgundy with tan leather, complete dealer service history, 1 owner, detailed, garage kept, estate. $9,100. 570-840-3981

VOLVO â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;04 XC70 Cross Country,

Sudan, Automatic, Air, Stereo, Runs & Looks Excellent. 25 mpg $1,275 (570) 299-0772


All Wheel Drive $11,880

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


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


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

FORD `66 Mustang Coupe.

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

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

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SUBARU â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;98 IMPREZA WAGON 5-speed,

CADILLAC `80 COUPE DEVILLE Excellent condition,

1 owner, 95,000 miles, Immaculate, 30+ MPG. $4,995

$3,000 located in Hazleton. 570-454-1945 or 561-573-4114

FORD SALEEN â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;04 281 SC Coupe

1,000 miles document. #380 Highly collectable. $28,500 570-472-1854



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

Two door hard top. 307 Motor. Needs work. Comes with additional 400 small block & many parts. $3,500. Serious inquires only. (570) 836-2574

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

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UP TO 36 MONTHS OF FREE GAS WHEN YOU FINANCE A VEHICLE See sales representative for details W Y O M I N G VA L L E Y 415 Kidder Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 570.822.8870

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LINCOLN `88 TOWN CAR 61,000 original

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


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


Commercial Trucks & Equipment

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

MERCEDES-BENZ `73 450SL with Convertible

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


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


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

PONTIAC `68 CATALINA 400 engine. 2

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

PONTIAC 1937 Fully restored near

original. New paint, new interior, new wiring, custom tinted glass, new motor & transmission. Spare motor & trans. 16â&#x20AC;? wide white walls car in excellent condition in storage for 2 years. $14,000 or best offer. Serious inquiries ONLY. Call 570-574-1923


Vehicle. Family owned, garage kept, good shape. Needs some interior work, new seats, needs carburetor work. Only 58,000 miles. Asking $5,000. Serious inquiries only! Call 570-343-2296


Boats & Marinas

CUSTOM CREST 15â&#x20AC;&#x2122;

Fiberglass boat with trailer. Outboard propulsion. Includes: 2 motors Erinmade, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Lark II seriesâ&#x20AC;?



STARCRAFT â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;80 16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; DEEP V â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;90 Evinrude out-

board 70hp with tilt & trimâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;92 EZ loader trailer. With â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;00 Tracker Series 60lbs foot pedal, 2 downriggers, storages, gallon tanks, 2 fish finders and more. MUST SEE. Make Best Offer. Call 866-320-6368 after 5pm.

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

DUMP TRAILER â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;05

10 yards, 4 ton limit, very good condition. Asking $3,900 Also, E-350. Cheap For more info, call 973-906-8404

$9999 or best price. Great condition. Call 570-675-3384 or 570574-7002

GMC `01 3500 CUBE VAN 15 ft.L X 8 ft.W X

6 ft.H, auto, A/C, 5.7 V8, 10,000 GVW, dual rear tires & pull out loading ramp. Asking $3,500 (570) 864-0858


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HARLEY â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;01 DAVIDSON Electra Glide, Ultra Classic, many chrome accessories, 13k miles, Metallic Emerald Green. Garage kept, like new condition. Includes Harley cover. $12,900 570-718-6769 570-709-4937

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

HARLEY DAVIDSON `01 Road King 19,000

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

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100th Anniversary Edition Deuce. Garage kept. 1 owner. 1900 miles. Tons of chrome. $38,000 invested. A must see. Asking $18,000. OBO 570-706-6156


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Blue pearl, excellent condition, 3,100 miles, factory alarm with extras. $10,500. or best offer. Tony 570-237-1631


Berkshire Green, Originally purchased at Bradley-Lawless in Scranton. Car was last seen in Abington-Scranton area. Finderâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s fee paid if car is found and purchased. Call John with any info (570) 760-3440

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CHEVY â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;08 3500 HD DUMP TRUCK 2WD, automatic.

FORD â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;99 E350 BUCKET VAN V8. 2 speed MERCEDES BENZ Triton boom; 92,000miles;

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100,000-Mile /7-Year Power train Limited Warranty. Fully Transferable. No Deductible.


candy metal flake. $7,000 in chrome & extras. Only 2,800 miles. Asking $14,800 (570) 655-0641 or (570) 299-9475


713 N STATE ST., CLARKS SUMMIT, PA â&#x20AC;˘ 570-586-6676 â&#x20AC;˘ WWW.CHERMAKAUTO.COM M-TH 8-7 â&#x20AC;˘ F 8-5 â&#x20AC;˘ SAT 8-1 *0.0% APR ďŹ nancing for 60 months on 2011 Kizashi. Monthly payments of $16.67 per $1,000 ďŹ nanced. Amount of down payment and other factors may affect qualiďŹ cation. 0.0% APR ďŹ nancing offer is in lieu of the standard customer cash rebate. Offer valid only through American Suzuki Financial Services (ASFS) and subject to credit approval. Offer ends 06/30/11. See dealer for details. Offer subject to change. 1Based on IHS Global Insightâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;sÂŽ Lower Midsize segment and manufacturers websites as of 03/09/11. 22010 Government 5-star ratings are part of the National Highway TrafďŹ c Safety Administrationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s (NHTSAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s)New Car Assessment Program ( 2011 ratings not yet available. The 2011 Kizashi already meets many of the crash standards that will take effect in phases up to the year 2014, including higher speed front crash standards and rigorous side barrier and side-pole crash standards. 3Automobile Magazine is a registered trademark. Kizashi shown with optional equipment. New Suzuki automobiles come standard with a 100,000-mile/7-year powertrain limited warranty. See dealer or for complete warranty details. ŠAmerican Suzuki Motor Corporation 2011. Suzuki, the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Sâ&#x20AC;? logo and Suzuki model names are Suzuki trademarks or ÂŽ.

Pre-Owned Cars

A MUST SEE! Custom Paint. Only driven under 10 miles!! Comes with remaining warranty. Asking $8,600 or best offer. For info, call 570-864-2543 or 215-379-1375


1,200 CC, Black, Low Miles, New Tires and Brakes, Lots of Chrome and Extras. Well maintained. 2 Harley Helmets included. Looks & runs great! $5,500 OBO (570) 654-8520

2011 Suzuki Equator RMZ Under 700 Miles


2010 Chrysler Town & Country Van 29K Miles


1998 Volvo S90

2010 Chrysler Town & Country Touring Pkg



133K Miles

28K Miles


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

2010 Suzuki Kizashi GTS AWD

2002 Suzuki XL7 4x4



5K Miles

42K Miles

2008 Suzuki SX4 4x4 45K Miles


2009 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 43K Miles






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

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*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 6/30/11.

NEW 2011 FORD FIESTA SE NEW 2012 FORD FOCUS S 4 DR NEW 2012 FORD FOCUS SE 4 DR Remote Keyless Entry, AM/FM/CD, Message Center, Anti-Theft Sys., Pwr. Door Locks, Side Curtain Air Bags, Air, MyKey

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

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Auto., AM/FM/CD, Anti-Theft Sys., Side Curtain Air Bags, 16” Steel Wheels, Tilt Wheel, Instrument Cluster, Message Center, AC, Pwr. Side Mirrors, Keyless Entry, Fog Lamps, PL, PW, MyKey

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*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 6/30/11.

24 Mos. *Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 6/30/11.


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

STX, 3.7L V6, Auto., Air, 17” Alum. Wheels, Cloth Seat, ABS, 40/20/40 Split Seat, Sliding Rear Window, Decor Pkg., Chrome Step Bar, STX Plus Pkg., Cruise, Fog Lamps, Floor Carpet, Pwr. Equipment Group, Limited Slip

Front Wheel Drive, 16” Steel Wheels, Air, Keyless Entry w/Remote, Auto., PW, PDL, Safety Canopy, Side Air Bags, Cargo Cover, Roof Rails




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72 Mos.

*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 6/30/11.

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24 Mos. *Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 6/30/11.

NEW 2011 FORD EXPLORER 4X4 NEW 2011 FORD EDGE AWD NEW 2011 FORD F-150 SUPERCAB XLT 4X4 3.5L Engine, MyFord Display, 17” Steel Wheels, Climate Control, Pwr. Mirrors, CD, Keyless Entry, MyKey, Cruise Control, PW, PL

XLT, Auto., 5.4L V8, Air, AM/FM/CD, 18” Chrome Wheels, Driver’s Pkg., 40/20/40 Split Seat, Cruise, Convenience Pkg., SYNC, Keyless Entry w/Keypad, Fog Lamps, Pwr. Seat, Pwr. Sliding Rear Window, Pwr. Equipment Group, ABS, Max Trailer Tow Pkg., Sirius Satellite Radio,

Auto., ABS, V6, CD, Remote Keyless Entry, Rear Spoiler, Safety Canopy, PW, PDL, Anti-Theft Sys., Side Impact Air Bags, Personal Safety Sys., Sirius Satellite Radio, Auto. Headlamps, Convenience Group, Reverse Sensing, 18” Alum. Wheels, Pwr. Driver’s Seat, MyKey, MyFord LCD Display, Cruise, Dual Elec. Climate Control

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24 Mos. *Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 6/30/11.


*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 6/30/11.

24 Mos. *Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 6/30/11.

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

Just Minutes from Scranton or W-B


*Tax and tags extra. Security Deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. See salesperson for details. All payments subject to credit approval by the primary lending source, Tier 0 rate. Special APR financing cannot be combined with Ford cash rebate. “BUY FOR” prices are based on 72 month at $18.30 per month per $1000 financed with $2,500 down (cash or trade). Photos of vehicles are for illustration purposes only. Coccia Ford is not responsible for any typographical errors. No Security Deposit Necessary. See dealer for details. Sale ends JUNE 30, 2011.



HSoft ARLEY DAVIDSON ‘80 riding FLH. King of the Highway! Mint original unrestored antique show winner. Factory spot lights, wide white tires, biggest Harley built. Only 28,000 original miles! Never needs inspection, permanent registration. $8,500 570-905-9348


Bike #770 of 1,770 made. Many extras. Must sell. 13,300 miles. Get on this classic for only $6,995 570-477-1109

HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘92Many ULTRAextras, CLASSIC Garage kept, 2 tone blue. 17,600 miles.

REDUCED PRICE $8,400 Lehman area. (570) 760-5937

HONDA 2005 SHADOW VLX600, White, 10,000 miles & new back tire. $3,000 (570) 262-3697 or (570) 542-7213

KAWASAKI `08 NINJA 250 cc, blue, like

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


442 RVs & Campers


Brand new 2010 tandem axle, 4 wheel electric brakes, 20’ long total, 7 x 16 wood deck, fold up ramps with knees, removable fenders for oversized loads, powder coat paint for rust protection, 2 5/16 hitch coupler, tongue jack, side pockets, brake away switch, battery, 7 pole RV plugs, title & more!! Priced for quick sale. $2,995 386-334-7448 Wilkes-Barre


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

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



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

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

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

SUZUKI ‘77 GS 750

Needs work. $1,500 or best offer 570-822-2508

SUZUKI 97& GSXRWhite, 600 Blue

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


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

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


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

YAMAHA `97 VIRAGO 750cc. 8,000 miles,

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


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

YAMAHA ‘1975 80

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

YAMAHA` 08 R1 BEAUTIFUL BIKE Perfect condition.

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

442 RVs & Campers

DUTCHMAN 96’ 5TH WHEEL with slideout & sun

room built on. Set up on permanent site in Wapwallopen. Comes with many extras. $7,000. (570) 829-1419 or (570) 991-2135

Trucks/ SUVs/Vans


16,000 miles, automatic, all-wheel drive, 4 door, antilock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, cruise control, AM/FM radio, Sirius radio, On-Star, cassette player, CD player, keyless entry, rear defroster, rear windshield wiper, tinted windows. REDUCED PRICE $16,500. (570) 954-9333 Call after 9:00 a.m.

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

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


1 owner Clean Work Van! $3,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

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PALOMINO ‘99 CHEVY `04 EXPRESS POP-UP CAMPER Sleeps 6. Stove in or

out. Refrigerator, sink, heater, toilet, shower (in & out), awning and many extras included. Very good condition. Hardly used. Must See. Asking $3,000, negotiable. 570-693-5673

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





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

SUNLITE CAMPER 22 ft. 3 rear bunks,

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

TRAVEL TRAILER 33 ft Rear queen master

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


Trucks/ SUVs/Vans


AWD, Fully loaded, 1 owner, 20,000 miles. Small 6 cylinder. New tires. Like new, inside & out. $14,900. Call (570) 540-0975


CONVERSION VAN Loaded. Low miles. Excellent condition.



CHEVROLET `05 SILVERADO LT Z71 Extended cab,

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


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


Extended Cab V71 Package 4x4. Bedliner. V-8. Red. Remote start. 6,300 miles $26,000 (570) 639-2539


Series. 6.0 Litre V8. Heavy Duty version. Excellent cargo van. 85K miles. Excellent condition. $8,700 570-829-4548 or 570-417-5991


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

CHEVY `10 SILVERADO 4 Door Crew Cab

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


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

CHEVY ‘03 BLAZER LS 4 door, 4WD


Trucks/ SUVs/Vans


On-Star, Leather. Satellite Radio. $14,990

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


1218 Main St. Swoyersville, PA 570-718-6992 Buy-Sell-Trade


4WD, V6, leather, auto, moonroof $13,620

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


4WD, automatic, Z-71 package, leather, moonroof, rear ent, 3rd seat $15,990

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

CHEVY ‘05 EQUINOX Low miles,

front wheel drive, all power options $7,690

MARSH MOTORS 1218 Main St. Swoyersville, PA 570-718-6992 Buy-Sell-Trade


Silver. Only 83K miles. All wheel drive, 4.0L V6. All Power. A/C. Loaded. Must Sell. PRICE REDUCED $10,500 or best offer. Call 570-417-7937

Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

DODGE `99 DURANGO SLT 5.9 V8, Kodiak

Green, Just serviced. New brakes. Tow package. AC. Very good condition. Runs & drives 100%. 68,000 miles. Asking $6,850 or best offer (570) 239-8165

DODGE `99 RAM 1500 CLUB CAB Good condition.

Runs great. High miles. Asking $2,700 (570) 239-3950


NEW PRICE $9,500 OR BEST OFFER JUST REDUCED! SAVE MONEY! GET READY FOR THE WINTER! Don’t pay dealer prices! White with grey interior. Looks and runs like it just came off the lot. Four Door, 4 wheel drive, 84,900 miles, new tires, tow package, anti lock brakes, driver and passenger airbags, power windows, power mirrors, power locks, rear window defroster and wiper, privacy tint, air conditioner, cruise control. CD, keyless entry and much more. Call 570-332-4999

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


CD, Leather Very Nice Van! $3,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

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


Tool Box Like New! $8,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

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

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


clean, low miles. $6,290



Ready To Work! ONLY 69K!!! Auto, vinyl seats, easy to clean, runs 110%, new oil, Just serviced! You gotta see it. SUPER CLEAN!!! $4,999 Call Mark 570-704-8685

DODGE `04 RAM 1500 Too many extras to

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

DODGE `05 GRAND CARAVAN Tan 54,000 miles,

excellent condition. $7,999. 570-817-9644t

DODGE `10 GRAND CARAVAN Only 17k miles. Fully loaded. Excellent condition. Factory & extended warranty. $17,995 (570) 690-2806

DODGE `94 DAKOTA 2 wheel drive,

138,000 miles, some rust, $2,000.00 Call 693-1262 after 5:00 PM


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


SE. 2 sliding doors. Very clean. Runs great. 107k miles. $2,500. Call 570-709-5677 or 570-819-3140


Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

FORD ‘05 RANGER Extended cab,

6 cylinder. Automatic, RWD $5,990

MARSH MOTORS 1218 Main St. Swoyersville, PA 570-718-6992 Buy-Sell-Trade


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


Silver Ice Cold Air $4,295

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

FORD ‘96 F-250 4X4 Automatic, V8

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

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

FORD ‘97 F-150 4X4

Automatic, 4.2L V6, AC Economical Work Truck! $4,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

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

FORDAutomatic, ‘97 F-250 4X4

4.6L V8, AC 87,000 miles Clean Work Truck! $5,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

FORD `03 EXPLORER Low mileage,

63,500 miles, automatic, all-wheel drive, 4 door, anti-lock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, power seats, all power, cruise control, AM/FM radio, CD changer, keyless entry, leather interior, sun/ moon roof, rear defroster, rear windshield wiper, tinted windows. $12,500. (570) 362-0938


SUV, V6, 4x4, automatic, 85,000 miles Black Beauty. Garage kept. Must sell. $8,700 (570) 883-2754

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

FORD `06 EXPLORER 78,400 miles, auto-

matic, four wheel drive, 4 door, antilock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, power seats, cruise control, AM/ FM radio, CD changer, DVD player, keyless entry, leather interior, moon roof, rear defroster, rear windshield wiper. $16,000 (570) 954-5462 Call after 9 a.m.


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

FORD `99 E250

Wheelchair Van 78,250 miles. Fully serviced, new battery, tires & rods. Seats 6 or 3 wheelchairs. Braun Millennium lift with remote. Walk up door. Front & rear A/C. Power locks & windows. Excellent condition. $7,500. 570-237-6375


2 wheel drive 84,000 original miles $5,900. or best offer 570824-3096



Trucks/ SUVs/Vans


SPORT. Rare. 5 speed. 23 MPG. 102K highway miles. Silver with black interior. Immaculate condition, inside and out. Garage kept. No rust, maintenance records included. 4wd, all power. $6,900 or best offer, trades will be considered. Call 570-575-0518

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

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

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

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

JEEP ‘05 GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO 4WD, automatic, V6, Low Miles $14,880

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

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

LEXUS `02 RX 300

49,000 miles, Excellent condition. With Warranty. Leather, all options including satellite radio. Non smoking vehicle. Asking. $12,900 (570) 696-9809

HYUNDAI `05 TUCSON LEXUS `06 GX 470 61,000 miles, automatic, four wheel drive, 4 door, antilock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, power locks, power windows, cruise control, AM/FM radio, cassette player, CD player, keyless entry, sun/ moon roof, rear defroster, rear windshield wiper, new towing package, auto start. $10,000 (570) 762-4543


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

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

JEEP ‘99 GRAND CHEROKEE 6 cylinder,

automatic, sunroof, CD Excellent runner! $4,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

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78,500 miles, 6 cylinder automatic, hard & soft tops. Well maintained. Many new parts. Adult driven only. Kelly Blue Book $10,400, Asking $8,400. 570-704-8730


78,500 miles, 6 cylinder automatic, hard & soft tops. Well maintained. Many new parts. Adult driven only. Kelly Blue Book $10,400, Asking $8,800. 570-704-8730


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


(570) 237-1082

LEXUS `96 LX 450

Full time 4WD, Pearl white with like new leather ivory interior. Silver trim. Garage kept. Excellent condition. 84,000 miles, Asking $10,750 570-654-3076 or 570-498-0005


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

Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

MERCURY ‘09 MILAN 4 cylinder, automatic, Only 9,800 miles $18,875,880

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

MAZDA ‘04 TRIBUTE LX Automatic, V6

Sunroof, CD 1 owner Extra Clean! $5,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

MAZDA ‘08 TRIBUTE Utility, 4WD $18,655

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


4Matic, 3rd row, power tailgate $21,960


Sunroof, new tires, 115,930 miles MUST SELL $7,200 OBO (570)760-0511

SUZUKI `07 XL-7 56,000 miles,

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


Trucks/ SUVs/Vans


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

457 Wanted to Buy Auto 560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924


2 door, automatic, leather, sky roof, boost cd, fogs $19,945

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

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



29,500 miles. 24X4 drive option, 4 door crew cab, sharp silver color with chrome step runners, premium rims, good tires, bedliner, V-6, 3.7 liter. Purchased at $26,900. Dealer would sell for $18,875. Asking $16,900 (570) 545-6057

MITSUBISHI `95 MONTERO SR 4WD 177,102 miles, auto-

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


Accounting/ Finance



Local manufacturer in need of Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Assistant responsible for applying accounts receivable, assist with accounts payable, & perform several analytical & administrative functions. Must possess Microsoft Excel, Word, and AS400 skills. A comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental, life, 401K available. Interested candidates reply to: American Silk 75 Stark Street Plains, PA 18705 Attention: HR

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

PONTIAC `04 MONTANA 95,000 miles, well

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

SATURN ‘09 VUE XE 4WD, automatic Moon Roof $17,875

560 Pierce St. Kingston, PA www.wyoming 570-714-9924 Triple black, economical 6 cylinder. 4x4 select drive. CD, remote door opener, power windows & locks, cruise, tilt wheel. 108k highway miles. Garage kept. Super clean inside and out. No rust. Sale price $6,895. Scranton. 570-466-2771


hire full or part time collectors. Hourly + commission. Will train. Call Steve Parker 570-287-6023

506 Administrative/ Clerical

OFFICE DISPATCHER Experienced candidate needed in a fast paced office in the Wilkes-Barre area. Duties include receiving calls from customers and dispatching work orders to technicians throughout NJ, PA and NY areas. Must have excellent phone, computer and multitasking skills. Microsoft Word and Excel skills a must. Must be able to respond quickly and follow up with tasks with minimal supervision. Full-time. 8am to 4pm. Apply with resume. TEAM Employer Solutions 570-714-5955

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


Automatic, V6, TRD, Sport Package, 4x4, 45K miles, Excellent condition. $18,900 (973) 906-9311

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Education/ Training


We are looking for DEDICATED individuals to join the Head Start Team! Full Time/Grant-Funded FAMILY EDUCATOR positions in Hazleton & Wilkes-Barre Areas are available for the EARLY HEAD START Home Visiting Program. Visit our website at www. for details. Full Time benefits include health insurance, paid holidays, paid sick time, paid training. Submit/Fax resume/cover letter and 3 Letters of Reference to LCHS, Attention: Human Resources, PO Box 540, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18703-0540. Fax #570-829-6580. Employees are required to submit ACT 34 State Police Clearance/ACT 151 Child Abuse History Clearance/FBI Fingerprints as conditions of employment. E.O.E. M/F/V/H. NO PHONE CALLS

MIDDLE SCHOOL ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL Applications are being accepted for two (2) Middle School Assistant Principal positions in the Hazleton Area School District. The positions are fulltime, 12 month permanent positions in grades K to 8. Pennsylvania Elementary or Principal K – 12 certification is required, along with 10 years of successful teaching experience. Candidates must have knowledge of PA Academic Standards and datadriven instruction, teacher supervision and evaluation, student assessment and discipline and strong interpersonal skills. Experience working with a diverse student population is preferred. Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, standard application, copies of certificate and Act 34, 151 and 114 clearances along with three (3) recommendation letters to Mr. Samuel A. Marolo, Superintendent, Hazleton Area School District, 1515 West 23rd Street, Hazleton, PA 18202. Deadline for applications is Friday, June 24, 2011. HASD is an EOE

527 Food Services/ Hospitality

COOK Part Time Experienced cook with excellent communication skills to assist our Dietary Department with preparing delicious meals. Healthcare experience is a + Great Pay, PTO & Benefits Email: Jobs@ Fax: 866-854-8688 Please complete application Birchwood Nursing & Rehab 395 Middle Rd., Nanticoke, PA Wilkes-Barre Area


Full/Part time. Experience necessary. Good starting wage. Apply in person: Lakeside Skillet Lakeside Drive Harveys Lake

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


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

VOLVO `08 XC90

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

evening hours, no weekends. Billing experience a plus. Email resume: fangelellapsyd


Building/ Construction/ Skilled Trades


Part time. Local work. Carpenter with 10 years experience in commercial work. May lead to full time employment. Painter with 10 years experience and also may lead to full time work. Call 570-675-5873


tor needed for busy Quarry in Northeast PA. Experience with Quarry operations and plant maintenance preferred. Competitive salary and health benefits. Please fax resume to: 570-643-0903

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Kidder Street 570-822-4888


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair


Residential air conditioning installer wanted with at least 5 years experience. Must have own tools and transportation. Call 215-510-1122


Full Time position available for a Painter/Body Technician. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefit package available. Please call Bonner Collision at 714-0584 or apply in person at: 157 John St. Kingston, PA 18704



Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair


in their yards using “Invisible Fence” technology. Training is provided on installing our underground wire and components. Travel required & outdoor labor experience a must. Full time. Must be courteous, have good math skills, clean driving record & pass physical & drug test. Call Harvis for an application: 570-5425330 or apply in person at: Invisible Fence of Northeast PA, 132 N. Mountain Blvd. Mountaintop Questions? Email Brian at


Minimum of 3 years experience. Call 570-822-8158 for an interview.


Experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic. Must have your own tools. Full Benefit Package is available. Apply in person at: Coal Contractors 100 Hazlebrook Rd. Hazle Township (570) 450-5086

MECHANIC Responsible for

daily maintenance of equipment. Knowledge in hydraulic and electrical systems. Welding a plus. Competitive salary and benefits. Solomon Container Service 495 Stanton St. Wilkes-Barre 570-829-2206


Opening for Experienced full time Truck Mechanic. Must Have Own Tools/PA Class 8 Inspection License a Plus. We Offer Top Wages & Benefits Package. Call For Interview and Ask for Jon: Falzone Towing Service, Inc. 271 N. Sherman St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 570-823-2100


Janitorial/ Cleaning


veterinary center in Clarks Summit. 1520 hours per week. Flexible hours. Call 570-587-7777


Healthcare Services Group is currently looking to fill full time and part time positions. Please apply in person at Mountaintop Senior Care and Rehab Center Mountain Top, PA

566 Sales/Business Development




Immediate opening for an experienced Paralegal. Full-time position with health insurance and retirement plan. Please send letter of interest with resume in confidence to: c/o Times Leader Box 2575 15 N. Main St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250


Logistics/ Transportation


Opening for CDL Drivers. 2 years Experience in Transporting and Knowledge of Construction Equipment. Must Have Good Driving Record. We Offer Top Wages and Benefits Package. Apply in Person and Ask for: Paul or Mike Falzone’s Towing Service, Inc. 271 N. Sherman St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 570-823-2100

CDL-A DRIVER Gas field/landscape

drivers plus some hands on labor required. Operate dump trucks and 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. 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


Fast growing disposal company seeks full-time front load driver. Requires Class B CDL non-HazMat. Competitive salary & benefits package. Please send resume to: TB Disposal 500 N Poplar St, Berwick PA 18603.

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DRIVER/WAREHOUSER Full time position. Local work. CDL required with 1 year experience. Straight truck & material handling. Benefits included. Apply in person at: Specialty Products and Installation Co. 2 Stevens Road Wilkes-Barre, PA EOE


OWNER OPERATORS Needed to service

local area. CDL Class A minimum 2 years experience. Clean MVR. Excellent pay. Home often & weekends. Call 574-384-0294


Logistics/ Transportation

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

Home Most Nights With Our Dedicated Runs!

2-day orientation and great miles will have you earning big money in no time. Home most nights, great equipment and benefits $500 Sign-On Bonus CDL-A and good driving record required. New Terminal Opening Soon Allentown, PA

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has an opportunity for an experienced Transportation Supervisor. Based in Wilkes-Barre, CDS provides truckload transportation services including regional & dedicated lanes. The position is responsible for all daily load scheduling and dispatch activities and is the key operations link between the driver, customer, & company. Requirements include a minimum of five years’ experience in the transportation industry; DOT Regulations knowledge, Truck Routing, Safety, and (TMS). Visit www. cdstransportation. com for additional company information. Salary is commensurate with experience Please include your targeted salary requirements with your resume submission to khaller@cds

566 Sales/Business Development

AUTOMOTIVE SALES CONSULTANTS Valley Chevrolet is seeking individuals who are self-starters, team-oriented and driven. (No experience necessary)

We Offer: • Salary & Commission • Benefits • 401k Plan • 5 Day Work Week • Huge New & Used Inventory Apply in person to: Blake Gagliardi, Sales Manager Rick Merrick, Sales Manager


Full time position. Wilkes-Barre Scott St. Location. Load, unload and deliver material in NEPA region. MUST have a CDL, pass DOT physical etc. Position offers a full benefit package, salary commensurate with experience. Apply in person: 700 Scott St Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705 No Phone Calls!


For School run. Part time. Call 570-287-3951

601 Kidder Street, Wilkes-Barre

566 Sales/Business Development

Sales Representatives NEPA’s largest circulated print publication is looking for an experienced Sales Representatives to work in Hazleton/Luzerne County and Honesdale and Lackawanna County. Qualified individual will have at least two years outside business to business sales experience, will call on existing customers as well as securing new business. A sales assistant will assist in securing confirmed appointments but COLD CALLING IS REQUIRED! Position is $1,000.00 per month salary plus 20% commission. Benefits include health insurance, fitness membership & paid vacation.

Please submit your resume to

TIMES LEADER 548 Medical/Health



2pm or call to make an appointment 570-445-5738 Pittston Heavenly Manor

CNAS Full time 3-11 shift. LPNS Full time 3-11 and per diem.

RN Full time 3-11 and

548 Medical/Health


Needed immediately. Part time and Per diem positions. Competitive salary, mileage reimbursement. Pleasant working conditions. Call Superior Health Services at 570-883-9581



Hiring 50. Vehicle required, $8-$30 per hour. Will train. 570-714-FLAG.


Apply in person to: Mountain Top Senior Care and Rehabilitation Center 185 S. Mountain Blvd Mountain Top, PA. 18707 (570) 474-6377


Local surgery center looking for CRNAs full time and per diem coverage. Surgery center hours. Must have experience. Confidential CV to P. O. BOX 70 MOUNTAIN TOP, PA 18707 HEALTHCARE BI Inc. - One of the largest providers of treatment services to the corrections community – is looking for a


Conduct intakes, individual and group sessions, documentation and treatment plans. SA Cert. Required. **Please visit www. to obtain more information and apply.** EOE

LONG TERM CARE POSITIONS Little Flower Manor is seeking candidates to fill the following positions at their skilled nursing facilities. Candidates should be willing to work at different locations on an as needed basis.

•–NFull URSING ASSISTANTS and Part Time all shifts

• Bonus $500.00forSIGNFull -ON Time 3-11 Nurse Aides

•–RNperSUPERVISOR diem – all shifts



For primary care practice. Experienced, full time. Send resume to c/o Times Leader Box 2570 15 North Main St Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250

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


Part time and full time opportunities. Excellent opportunity Dr. Frank, Optometrist Kingston, PA Call 570-283-2020


For Quadrapelegic. Must be able to lift. Full time or part time. 570-574-0815


Looking for caring, and compassionate people for Alzheimer’s assisted living facility. We are currently hiring resident care aides part time for all shifts, Must be a high school graduate, experience preferred. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Apply within.


NJ’s fastest growing bread company. Anthony & Son’s Bakery. Two routes available. One in Wilkes-Barre Area and one in the Leigh Area. Both excellent routes. Earning net $1,600/week. Trucks included at $99K each. Pick up in the Mt Pocono Area. Call Phil at 973-625-2323 x236


Ironing and Pressing experience preferred. Immediate Opening Master Garment Cleaners 570-287-6118


Project/ Program Management


assist manager. Duties will include recruiting, training & marketing. Will train. Call Mr. Scott (570)288-4532 E.O.E


Sales/Retail/ Business Development


& industrial supply company is seeking an individual for counter sales and in store general processing. Duties to include but not limited to store counter sales, stocking shelves, ordering, receiving and some light yard and warehouse work. Applicants must possess good communication skills and work well with other employees. Previous experience in counter sales and with point of sale systems a plus. We offer competitive wages, IRA and health benefits. Send resume to: Team Supply PO BOX 2178 Hazleton, PA 18201 or complete an employment application at Team Supply 1548 Highway 315 Wilkes-Barre

Line up a place to live in classified!

• –RNperCHARGE diem –

all shifts • Attractive per diem rates Apply: LITTLE FLOWER MANOR 200 S. Meade St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 Fax: 570-408-9760 EOE

Business Opportunities


per diem.

Part time rotating shifts.



Location: NEPA Gross: $194,667.00 Net: $90,000.00 Selling Price: $250,000.00 17 year old operation with existing client base. We provide specially made products to order. Serious inquires only. Send letter of interest to: PO Box 1271, Kingston PA 18704 Produce Retail/Wholesale Company Established 30 Yrs. Turn Key Business. Hazleton, PA 570-454-6888 Equipment, van, good will with attractive rent.


Inside Church Hill Mall, high traffic area. Established 15 years. RENT IS FREE. Serious inquiries call 570-582-5208

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Air Conditioners

Email resume and salary requirements to: lbaltzley@ or fax to 717-728-5510 EOE


Antiques & Collectibles


Alarm & Security

GARAGE DOOR OPENER: Craftsman 1/2 hp with remote and control box. $40.00. 570-763-9874 SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM: 16ch Ultra Hi-Resolution DVR surveillance system for industrial, commercial or home use. 16 Hi-Resolution ultra low light digital cameras & metal mounts. 16 auto iris, zoom & focus lens. 1 heavy steel all camera power supply. 1 real time DVD quality DVR recorder. 1analog time-lapse VHS recorder. 1400’ spool siamese cable. 1- color monitor super sharp picture. All metal construction. Complete system. $1000.00. 570-457-6610


Antiques & Collectibles

ANNIVERSARY BOOK of St. Mary;s Church Parish Pub. in 1974, Two copies $20. each. Also one of the most interesting books ever published. Richard Nixon’s Secret files, hundreds of letters & notes he wrote during his term in office over 600 pages $10. The face of the Luzerne County Courthouse is changing. I have two paintings of the court house circa 1940s. large size. each $35. Call Jim 570-655-9474 ANTIQUE ice cream scoop wooden handle, over 100 years old. $35. 779-9464


Old Toys, model kits, Bikes, dolls, old gun Mining Items, trains & Musical Instruments, Hess. 474-9544 DALE EARNHARDT SR. Diecast cars from Dale The Movie.1/ ke new in original boxes.Six Models from series. $150 570-833-2598

RECORDS - LP’S, 78’S, 45’S From 40’S, 50’S, 60’S & 70’S. $1 each. (570) 829-2411


Landscaping Business For Sale

Must have 5 years experience in landscape design, retaining walls and all aspects of paver work. Includes dump truck, mini excavator, 2 skidsters, trailer & 2 snow plows. Serious inquiries only. 570-233-6880


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair

AIR CONDITIONER: window, 5,000 BTU with remote control. $75. 570-675-0248


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair



Valley Chevrolet Is Seeking Class A and B Technicians. GM Experience Preferred. ASE Is A Plus Inspection License & Own Tools Required We Offer: • Competitive Compensation Program (Potential earnings over $20/hour)

• Benefits • Uniforms

Apply in Person to Jerry Kruszka 8:30am - 4:30pm


221 Conyngham Avenue, Wilkes-Barre 548 Medical/Health

548 Medical/Health

548 Medical/Health


Assistant Director at Hazleton Endoscopy Center . RN with good interpersonal and administrative skills. FAX CV and references to: 570-454-2144 or mail to: 10 Park Place, Hazle Township, PA 18202

WHEAT PENNIES: From 1930 to 1950 total of 250 in good condition. All for $10. 570-735-6638

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COLLECTIBLE Seagram’s Mirror( great condition) 1908 Stanley Cup $50. or best offer. Call Mark at 570-301-3484 or Allison at 631-6635 COMIC BOOKS Gen 13-1, X-files, Spiderman & many others, $1 each. 570-829-2411


548 Medical/Health

548 Medical/Health


To Care For Our Residents

AIR CONDITIONER, Whirlpool, 6000 BTU, Energy Efficient. $70. (570) 868-6018 AIR CONDITIONER: Haier 9000 BTU portable with dehumidifier function capability, remote & manual. $150. 570-864-2677

548 Medical/Health

RECORDS: a variety of old 78 records albums. $30. or best offer. 570-333-5263

RNs Part Time 7-3 & 11-7 LPNs Part Time 3-11 CNAs FT 11-7 & PT All Shifts

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

Luzerne County Sheriff’s Office

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

AIR CONDITIONER, Delonghi/Haier room air conditioner. $100. 570-472-1854

BEER DISTRIBUTOR License available

Anonymous Tip Line 1-888-796-5519

NEON SIGN - Electric, Camel sign, 30 years old, $150. 570-829-2411


Business Opportunities

We Need Your Help!

AIR CONDITIONER: Panasonic 8000 BTU for up to 300 sq ft. Window or through wall installation. Excellent condition. $120. 570-763-9874

RNs, LPNs & CNAs Physical Therapist & PTAs

Amazing Pay Rates, Benefits & Shift Differentials For More Information Or To Schedule an Interview Contact 877-339-6999 x1 Or Come Visit Our Beautiful Facility 395 Middle Road, Nanticoke PA Wilkes-Barre Area


Logistics/ Transportation


Logistics/ Transportation

Dedicated Account Drivers $62K Annually Affordable Medical Plan options with Eligibility First Day of Employment. Co-Driver Positions Home Weekly and Every Weekend Automotive Industry Gouldsboro PA (Scranton Metro)

TeamOne a National Logistics Organization is currently recruiting for dedicated account Team Drivers for their new facility that will begin operation in mid June 2011. These fully benefited positions are well compensated. The route drivers will be delivering auto parts to dealerships throughout the Eastern portion of the US. Qualified candidates should be 23 years of age and possess a valid CDL A drivers licenses with a minimum of two years OTR verifiable experience. Candidates must possess an acceptable BI and MVR. Drivers must possess doubles and Haz Mat endorsements. TeamOne offer a competitive salary and affordable benefits inclosing choice of medical plans, dental, vision, 401K, etc. Interested candidates can call 866-851-9902 to set up an interview. TeamOne is an equal opportunity Employer M/F/H/V


IT/Software Development


IT/Software Development


100 Narrows Rd Route 11 Larksville, PA 18651


Air Conditioners

AIR CONDITIONER, 8,000 BTU with remote. $50. 570-288-5251

Keystone Garden Estates

Disability management corporation seeking full time RN with at least 3 years clinical experience to coordinate medical care of injured workers. Travel with reimbursement. Hazleton/WillkesBarre & surrounding areas. Monday-Friday dayshift. Full benefit package including 401k.





518 Customer Support/Client Care

518 Customer Support/Client Care

Customer Service Representative Hazleton area manufacturer is seeking a full time Customer Service Representative. Responsibilities include handling inbound calls from designated customers to initiate new orders and/or making changes to existing orders. Communicate customer requests to various levels of management and manufacturing personnel. Review customer orders received through an internet based system and prepare any necessary modifications. The successful candidate will have excellent problem solving skills, be able to work under pressure, be organized, dependable, and be empathetic to customers’ needs. Must also have the ability to multitask and communicate customer concerns to all levels of the organization. Applicant must have at least 5 years experience in customer service, preferably in the manufacturing atmosphere. The company offers a competitive wage/benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, and gain sharing. Qualified applicants should apply by mailing a resume to:

Freedom Corrugated, LLC Attention: Human Resources 595 Oak Ridge Road Hazleton, PA 18202


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair

MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR Long term care experience preferred. Must be familiar with the Pennsylvania Department Of Health/ Life Safety Regulations. Excellent organizational skills and computer skills are required. Apply In Person:

Kingston Commons

615 Wyoming Ave. • Kingston, PA 18704 Drug Free Work Place • E.O.E.

Computer Clerk Competitive Salary & Benefits

CAREGIVERS WANTED If you are an experienced, reliable caregiver who is looking for weekend shifts,

we want you!

Visiting Angels is looking for compassionate and reliable caregivers to work in the homes of our seniors. We offer flexibility, competitive wages, training and a friendly and supportive staff.

Work with an agency who cares for their caregivers!

Call 570-270-6700

for more information! Equal Opportunity Employer

Computer Clerk reports directly to Office Manager. Payroll, accounts payable, billing, and customer service experience helpful. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, use of computer software system to access customer service information, must be comfortable using and entering data, answering customer service calls, utility billing, accounts payable and cashier duties. Must have basic computer skills, ability to type, and use a 10 key numeric keypad quickly and accurately. Minimum of high school education or equivalent is required, additional training and higher education helpful. Please send resume with experience and credentials to: Hazleton City Authority – Water Department, 400 East Arthur Gardner Parkway, Hazleton PA 18201 or email to

Field Service Technician

Opening in our Pittston, PA office. Responsibilities: installation & servicing of a wide range of material handling & industrial door equipment. Skills/experience: mechanical trouble shooting, welding, metal fabricating, diagnosing basic control circuits, understanding basic wire schematics. Competitive benefits package and wage.

Send resume to:

Human Resources Department 223 Wohlsen Way, Lancaster, PA 17603 Fax: (717)393-4247 Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


Antiques & Collectibles

YEARBOOKS: Coughlin H.S.: 1926, 1928, 1932, 1934, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1961, 1963; GAR H.S.: 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1945, 1946, 1955, 1956, 1961, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1984, 1980, 2005, 2006; Meyers H.S.: 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1950, 1957, 1960, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977; Old Forge H.S.: 1966, 1972, 1974; Kingston H.S.: 1938, 1939, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1949, 1962, 1964; Plymouth H.S.: 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1938, 1960; Hanover H.S.: 1951, 1952, 1954; Berwick H.S.: 1952, 1953, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1967, 1968, 1969; Lehman H.S.: 1973, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980; Dallas H.S.: 1966, 1967, 1968; Westmoreland High School: 1952, 1953, 1954; Nanticoke Area H.S.: 1976, 2008; Luzerne H.S.: 1951, 1952, 1956, 1957; West Pittston H.S. Annual: 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1931, 1932, 1959, 1960, 1954; Bishop Hoban H.S.: 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975; West Side Central Catholic H.S. 1965, 1975, 1980, 1981, 1984; Pittston H.S.: 1963; Hazleton H.S.: 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964; Hazle Twp. Senior H.S.: 1951, 1952. Call 570-825-4721

Collect cash, not dust! Clean out your basement, garage or attic and call the Classified department today at 570829-7130!




Used appliances. Parts for all brands. 223 George Ave. Wilkes-Barre 570-820-8162 DRYER, Westinghouse Gas deluxe model. Excellent condition. $135. WASHER, Signature, white. Very good condition. $95. 570-457-7854


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


(570) 819-1966 GRILL electric ceramic 12”x12” nonstick. Smoke free. New in box. $15. 570-655-2154 MARGARITAVILLE, frozen concoction maker. Like new. $125. 570-288-9940 REFRIGERATOR Kenmore, almond, 21.6 cu. ft. with ice maker & filtered water $275. 570-868-6018 STOVE Sunbeam, electric, white, good shape $100. 570-696-3604 WASHER Avanti portable top loading, brand new, multiple wash cycles, 1.65 cubic feet, 12lb tub capacity. Great for an apartment. $150. or best offer. 570-883-0273

Baby Items

BASSINET/CRADLE, Saftey 1st white with blue nursery rhyme characters like new $60 Fisher Price bouncer 2 years old vibrates/plays music tan & green with bunny & mirror $20. Evenflo infant car seat 2 years old tan with zoo characters very clean & looks new $25. Boys fall & winter clothes 18 months to 2T Like new various prices or take all $25 477-2700 BASSINETT with mobile. Lights, sounds & vibration. $20. Swing Graco, battery operated with music $20. Infant carset & base, Graco $25. Crib Mattress and changing table mattress $10. Baby Einstein exersaucer and jumper $20. Great condition!! (570) 902-9822 BOUNCER: Neutral pattern $5. V-Tech ride on learning giraffe $3. Folding baby bath. $3. Great condition. 570-902-9822 FISHER PRICE Rainforest Waterfall Peek-A-Boo Soother. For baby’s crib. Has sounds & lights. Good condition with minor surface scratches. $10/ 570-417-0192 TODDLER ITEMS: Large crab sand box with lid $20; Jeep umbrella stroller, brown, $10; Child’s Flotation suits (2) $10 each; Little Tykes Slide $8; Hot Wheel $5; Outdoor Playhouse $20; Potty Chair, never used, $5. Call 570-899-6719 TOY STORY TODDLER BED, like new, barely used $30. 570-762-6414


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



KITCHEN CABINETS & GRANITE COUNTERTOPS 10 ft.x10 ft., 1 year old, Maple kitchen. Premium Quality cabinets, undermount sink. Granite tops. Total cost over $12,000. Asking $3,890 570-239-9840 PATIO BRICK PAVERS (Size 2’’ x 4” x 8”) approximate 750 bricks Replacing with larger size $200. (2) Birch sliding closet doors (30” x 77”) $40. 570-881-3455 PORCH, 8’x16’. Pressure treated wood with roof. 3’ high railing with spindles spaced 5” apart. Currently attached to trailer. Very good condition. FREE 570-388-2388

Looking for the right deal on an automobile? Turn to classified. It’s a showroom in print! Classified’s got the directions! TILE: over 500 pieces of 4” x 4” used wall tile. Peach in color. The backs still need to be cleaned. Free to anyone. 570-8220519 ask for Rich VENT PIPE (2) 5ft. lengths Type “B” gas vent pipe 6”. diameter. NEW $60. leave message. (570) 826-0076 WROUGHT IRON RAILING FOR TWO STEPS WITH MAPLE LEAF CENTERS. $200. 288-5628


Building Materials

BATHROOM SINK SET: Gerber white porcelain bathroom sink with mirror and medicine cabinet. Matching set. $80. 570-331-8183

CONCRETE PATIO PAVERS. Most blocks are 6 1/8” x 6 1/8” x 2 1/2. There is at least 225+ square feet of pavers. Pavers removed for pool in backyard. $375. 474-9766

Cemetery Plots/Lots

CEMETERY PLOTS FOR SALE (4) Four plots, all together. Crestlawn Section of Memorial Shrine Cemetery in Kingston Twp. $600 each. Willing to split. For info, call (570) 388-2773

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

CEMETERY PLOTS (3) together.

WEDDING GOWN package REDUCED. New, tags on, ivory strapless, size 10, ivory strapless, beautiful bead work, veil beaded to match & slip. Paid $600 asking $100. 570-287-3505


Building Materials

GAZEBO, 10’x12’. Sturdy PVC frame, weather resistant fabric, extra covering, white. Pd $800. Selling for $375. 570-735-0448

Bridal Items

WEDDING GOWN, stunning, white, off the shoulder wedding gown. Short sleeve, fits size 2-4. Bodice is satin with beading & skirt is all tulle. Tulle train and veil included. From boutique in Philly excellent condition. Pictures can be emailed. $100. 570-474-5966


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


May be Separated Rose Lawn Section $450 each 570-654-1596

OAKLAWN CEMETERY 4 grave sites, fabulous location. Purchased 20 years ago. 2 lots - $1,200 4 lots - $2,200 610-838-7727

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



JACKETS: black boys size 14, genuine Italian stone $25. each 868-6018 PURSES (2) Vera Bradley assorted purses $20. each. 570-693-2612

WASHER: Kenmore front load $200. good condition, 3.3 cu. ft. white. 570-825-7867

DOOR. 36”x80” solid wood, 6 panel. Exterior or interior. Natural oak finish, right or left with hardware. $200. Call 570-735-8730 or 570-332-8094

WOMEN’s shorts size 14 $3.50 each buy 2 get 1 free. Men’s short sleeve polo shirts size M & L $2.50 each, buy 2 get 1 free. 474-6967

548 Medical/Health

548 Medical/Health

548 Medical/Health


Computer Equipment & Software

DESK. Computer Desk $50. Call 7358730 or 332-8094 LAPTOP: HP business slimline nx6125 laptop refurb: w7sp 1,ofc10, antivirus+ more.2.2AMD turion 64,80gb,1.0 ram,SD media card slot, cdrw+dvd, wifi, new battery & bag+warranty/free delivery. $225. IBM small form desktop systemrefurb:w7sp 1,ofc10,antivirus+mo re.3.0 p4HT, 80gb, 1.0 ram, cdrw & dvd, includes monitor, keyboard + mouse. Warranty/free delivery.$125. HP business slimline nx6125 laptop refurb:w7sp1, ofc10,antivirus+mor e.2.2 AMD turion 64, 80gb,1.0 ram, SD media card slot, cdrw+dvd, wifi, new battery & bag+warranty/free delivery.$225.862-2236 PRINTER, Canon PIXMA MP460. Prints, scans & copies. $20. 570-825-3784 PRINTER: X1270 all in one inkjet printer by Lexmark, scanner, copier, printer, great condition. $35. 570-592-1386 TOWER: core panel Excellent Windows ery. $155,


HP Dual tower-flat monitor. condition. 7. Deliv905-2985

Exercise Equipment

AB CIRCLE PRO $75. 570-735-4824 AB LOUNGE SPORT Get in shape for the summer! Excellent condition. $15. 570-417-0192 ELLIPTICAL MACHINE 530 16” stride length, oversized articulating pedals. Good Condition. Hardly Used. Black & gray. $125. 570-592-1386 GOLD’S GYM exercise bench with leg ext; 1 curl bar; 2 single hand curl bars; 100 lb weights; 2 35lb dumbells; 6 b/fly clamps $200. 570-899-2305 PARABODY Serious Steel 400 Total WorkOut Machine, plus floor mat $80. 570-457-4494 WEIDER CROSS BOW GYM $200. 570-814-4056



FIREWOOD, 5 truckloads. Cut, must be split. Poplar and Maple. $75. (570) 388-2388


Furniture & Accessories

ANTIQUE DINING ROOM SET 9 pieces, good condition, $500. Also Antique clothes closet $50. call 570-287-4050 BARSTOOLS - Set of two, excellent condition $20. 570-472-1646 BED: queen sizE, metal & oak headboard. Excellent condition, hardly used. $150. (570) 592-1386 BEDROOM SET, 3 piece, off white. $150. DESKS, 2 large metal, gray. $25 each. 570-235-1389 BEDROOM SET: Beautiful French ProvIncial In great condition. Includes a Queen headboard, 1 night stand, tripledressEr set, & beautiful armoire.A must see. Asking $600 but willing to negotiate.760-4434 BUFFET Thomasville mahogany, 3 drawers, a silver drawer, side cabinets for dishes, $450. WICKER DRESSER, with matching mirror, night table, white $350. Both excellent condition. 570-592-4559 CHAIR rocks & swivels, love seat, pink color, good condition. both $50. 570-655-2154

The Greater Hazleton Health Alliance has the following full time openings:

Speech Therapist Full Time Emergency RNs Full Time OB & Telemetry RN’s Part Time Pharmacy Technician Temporary Full Time Excellent Benefit Package, for full time employees which includes medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement defined contribution plan. Part Time employee’s benefits are pro-rated. Candidates interested in joining our team can forward their resume in confidence to: Employment Applications are available for download from our web site at

700 E. Broad Street, Hazleton, PA 18201

Our Heart Is In Healthcare

CHAIRS: Pair of Early American chairs (1930’s), walnut legs, green tapestry fabric, mint condition $200. for the pair. LOVE SEAT & OTTOMON sand colored fabric, excellent condition $160. Call 570-8247807 or 570-5457006 9am-9pm CHEST OF DRAWERS, solid wood $150. 675-3328 COFFEE TABLE oval [1] end tables oval [2] maple finish six months old $89 each. 825-8289 COMPUTER DESK, corner, excellent condition, gray/light oak color $70. 570-868-6018 COUCH & Loveseat, light beige with blue & pink stripe, matching pillows, excellent condition. $375. TABLE - 41” round white top with wood trim, 4 chairs, yellow seats, wicker like, excellent condition $300. ENTERTAINMENT Unit, oak with glass doors, shelves & drawer. $75. (570) 287-2610


Furniture & Accessories

DESK, Secretary drop down top 3 drawers, pecan finish, excellent condition $100. 570-287-2517

DINING ROOM SET 9 piece by Martinsburg. Solid walnut, includes leaves and table pads. $550 Technics stereo component system: turntable, cassette player, cd changer,receiver, cabinet & LPs, CD/ DVD cabinet $150. 570-283-1406 DINING ROOM TABLE, round with leaf, oval, 4 chairs, light oak. Very good condition. $300. 570-823-7215 DINNING ROOM SET. Oak. Excellent condition. Lighted china hutch 50”x Lx80”Hx18”W. Table with 2 leaves 58”Lx42”W with leaves: 18”L ea (94”L). 6 chairs (2 arm 4 side) $995. 570-693-0512 DRESSER, oak with mirror 39”l x 17.5”w x 30”h. $50. TV STAND, glass, silver aluminum. 43”l x 20”w. $100. 570-474-5164 DRESSER, white IKEA dresser 32”x34” and 3 night stands 16”x26”. All in great shape. $25 for all. Great shape. 570-474-5966 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER with Toshiba 27” TV. Excellent condition $350. 570-474-5277 FURNITURE: TO GOOD TO BE TRUE. twin beds, triple dresser with double mirror, high chest, end table, excellent condition, asking $200. Double bed, dresser with mirror, high dresser, end table, asking $150. Reclining lift chair, good condition asking $50. Flower print living room chair asking $50. Living room end table & lamp $50. Factory sewing machine, $30. Refrigerator for deck or basement, excellent condition $60. 570693-0607 or 5704063-4050


Furniture & Accessories

STOOLS 2 padded all steel with padded backs. $15. 570-824-7314 TABLE SET: 3 piece; fruit wood finish: 1 coffee table 36 X 36 glass top. 1 end table 24 X 24 glass top. 1 end table 24 X 24 Octagon shape, lighted bottom curio with glass door. $100. 570-472-3641 TV ARMOIRE, 2 mission style TV armories to hold up to 36” TV. $50 each. DESK & chair, $20. BOOKSHELF, white, scalloped. $20. 570-657-1887 TV/STEREO ENTERTAINMENT CENTEr. 60W X 52H X 19D. TV space 32W X 34H. Storage on bottom and side. Adjustable shelves, glass door on front stereo storage. $100. 570-472-3641

746 Garage Sales/ Estate Sales/ Flea Markets


41, 43 & 45 Church St

Saturday 8am-4pm Household, folding chairs, dolls, lead figures & cabbage cutters.


21 Circle Dr Friday 9am-2pm Small kitchen table with 2 chairs, Sears vacuum, housewares, apparel & collectables.



HOME MEDIC complete with wax, liner bag sand extra box of wax. $25. 570-288-5628 HUTCH Light oak with lights; 76” high; 35 1/2 wide; 2 glass doors; 3 shelves including 2 glass shelves; 1 drawer; 2 doors on bottom; $100. 690-3047 KITCHEN SET. High quality, table 36x60 with 4 heavy duty chairs. Excellent $150. 878-2849 KITCHEN SET: Oak. 4 chairs $375. 6 ft” sofa $100. Kenmore stackable washer/dryer combo $375. Glen Lyon 248-763-9863 LAMPS (2) grey metal & black. $25 each. 570-740-1246 LOVESEAT white wicker, good condition. $50 after 3pm 570-655-3197


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Twin sets: $149 Full sets: $169 Queen sets: $189 All New American Made 570-288-1898 PATIO CART, i fuoricasa, green metal 18x26” two tier with wheels, excellent like new $40. 570-696-2008 PATIO SET: 10 pieces to include: table, 6 reclining chairs with cushions, 2 ottomans, side table. Asking price is $75. Call Terry 570-823-9467 after 5:pm PATIO TABLE with 4 chairs/cushions, like a bronze brownish frame with a nice glass top with a hint of green to the tempered glass. $165. Cash or Paypal. 570-735-2661 ROCKING CHAIR solid wood, high back with carved flowers on back, $45. Custom cushions with mallard ducks on fabric, $20. 4’ long wood sofa table, $40. 570-868-5275/ 570-301-8515 SOFA & matching 2 chairs (beige). Good condition. $100. 570-779-1262 SOFA / 2 CHAIRS $300. 3 youth beds & dresser $350. 570-826-6095 SOFA beige with rust tones 81” length $300. 570-823-2709 SOFA, black leather with chair. Good Condition. $125. 570-328-5101


ENGAGEMENT RING, 1/3 carat diamond ring. 14 K white gold setting. VSI 1. Beautiful ring. Have paperwork. Asking $400 OBO 570-814-5540

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CUB CADET lawn tractor series 1000 model 1042, like new, 52 hours on clock $950. 2 homelite chainsaw guide bars 18”, new in box $10 each. 570-655-0546

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FUTON - Excellent condition. Thick mattress & black metal frame. $100. 570-472-1646 Howard Miller, Paid $2200., Many features, Medium Oak Asking $1595. 570-472-4744


51 Market Street Wednes. - Saturday 8AM - 5PM Daily Many household items, gas grill, kerosene heaters, furniture, clothes NO EARLY BIRDS CASH ONLY


Lawn Maintenance See our ad under Call An Expert 1165 Lawn Care LAWN TRACTOR riding 15-HP Craftsman lawn tractor. 42” cut with Kohler motor. Runs good & ready to use. $285. 570-333-4827 MOWER Toro Personal Pace, Model 20197, 2010 version, blade stop safety system, self propel, superior EZ lift bag, premium Honda GCV 160 engine retails for over $625. Asking $400. 570-654-9058 ask for Bob MOWER; Murray riding lawn tractor 12.5 hp 40” cut, new battery, runs good industrial commercial engine $450. after 3pm 655-3197 Patrick & Deb’s Lawn Care See our ad under Call An Expert 1162 Landscape & Garden Peter’s Lawncare See our ad under Call an Expert 1165 Lawn Care RIDING MOWER Scott’s 42” cut, 17hp, engine runs but needs work. $300 or best offer. 570-855-0390 TREES, Japanese Good assortment of shapes & sizes. All growing in the ground. I will pot your selection. Ranging from $3$13. 570-639-5566


Machinery & Equipment

HAULMARK ‘07 TRAILER 6’X14’ Like new with

By Caring Transitions 124 Lake Road At The Old Lake Harmony Fire Station Friday to Sunday 9am-3pm Daily Too Many Items To List. Something For Everyone!! 570-977-4357

NANTICOKE HUGE LIQUIDATION SALE 132 E Broad St Monday-Friday 10:00AM-5:00PM Closed Weekends Or By Appointment Honda Generator GX160, Consew Walking Foot Sewing Machine Model 206RB1, aluminum platform 16’x12’, fiberglass ladder 26’ & 28’, Delta saw, old carpenters wood bench with vice, antique corner cabinet, church pews, Shop Master band saw, stained window with bull eyes 41’x91’ (3 pieces). Stack On tool chest with tools. (Selling together). Loads of tools. Much more smalls. Too many items to list (570) 855-7197 or (570) 328-3428

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


Medical Equipment

POWER CHAIR Jazzy Select, $500. Walker - $25. 570-829-2411


Power chair (2006). Excellent condition, barely used, up to 450 lbs. Ideal for individual approximately 6 foot tall. $1300.00. 570-881-6795 ROLLATOR: Medline Guardian Deluxe Rollator. New, Never out of box. Color is blue. Stock number is MDS86810B. List price $250. Selling price $135. 570-788-5030 WALKER 1 upright, 1 four prong cane, 1 commode support, 2 folding walkers one with front wheels. Items in excellent condition, $105. for all 570-825-2494 WHEEL CHAIR Tracer IV by Invacare, heavy duty-extra wide, 450lb. weight capacity, $225. P call between 10am & 9pm 288-9936. WHEELCHAIR Rolls Invacare, perfect condition. $200. 570-735-8730 or 332-8094


758 Miscellaneous AIR MATTRESS Full size, new with pump 19”. $50. MATTRESS TOPPER new, full size with gel & leather $100. 570-823-2709

City Heights Apts. 5 N. Sherman St. Friday, June 10 9am - 2pm RAIN OR SHINE No Early Birds!!!



BRACELET: Chamilia authentic bangle style bracelet with 7 charms. All purchased at studio M designs in Kingston $200. 406-5350

AUTO CROSS BARS: For top of Toyota Matrix/Pontiac Vibe. Expandable and locking. May also fit other models. Excellent Condition. $65. 570-788-5030 AUTO SEAT COVERS, sheep skin, bucket style, cleaned sell both $75. 570-779-9464 BICYCLES ladies Ross 26” $50. Boys & girls 20” $35. each. 570-822-4251

758 Miscellaneous BARREL, wooden. 53 gallon. Excellent condition $195. 570-876-3830 BEDLINER: 89 Chevy S10 truck bedliner, standard cab $30. 2000 Chevy Cavalier LS rear trunk spoiler, black $10. Four barrel carb running from Chevy motor $50. 3 suitcases in excellent shape $40. 570-740-1246 CANNING JAR & LIDS, 100 Free jars & lids. Pack them & take them away. Plymouth address. 914-954-9008 CEDAR CHEST, $50. Hannah Montana lamp $10. Floor lamp, $20. Pine shelf $5. 693-2612 CHILTON & Motor Manuals for auto/ truck repair, ranging from 1960 to 1980. each $12. Truck door for 1973-1980 passenger side Dodge Pickup new, never used. $100. Pinto trailer hook for dump truck. $40. Radiator for 1950/ 54 model Chevy truck. $75. Tail Lights, new, for Ford dump or box truck, brackets included. 2 for $25. 570-823-6829 CORNINGWARE CROCK POT, 6 quart with lid, instructions, recipe book, new condition $10 BRITA PITCHER with 1 new filter in package, perfect condition, $8. 709-3146 DOOR screen white vinyl, 32” x80” $30. call after 1 pm 570-779-3852 DVDS: 50 pack blank DVD $10. 100 Pack blank DVD $17. 56k dial up modem $10 Cordless phone $10 Poloroid digital camera $25. 825-3096 ELECTROLUX vacuum cleaner bags – generic $1.00 each 570-868-6018


758 Miscellaneous


GRINDER: meat & vegetable grinder. Made by EBERLE. Heavy duty. Still in orIginal box. $15. 570-288-5628

SOLAR POOL COVER (12-Mil Blue) for 16x32 in-ground. 3 years old; good condition. $45. Call 570-825-3784

HOUSEHOLD & CHRISTMAS ITEMS Over 200 items, flowers, vases, lamps, Christmas trees & lights. Many over 60 years old. Also 4 piece luggage set, Samonsite belt massager. All for $95. 570-735-2081


LITTLE TYKES PLAY HOUSE good condition originally $300 asking $150. Solid oak curio cabinet three glass shelves and two lights for display $200, bridal precious moment nick nak’s $5 to $35, call 570-7048117 live off of Nuangola exit going 81S few miles from exit. Pick up required MICROWAVE: Digital timer works great. Clean. $15. Small tube TV 13” color no remote. Works great. $20. Magnavox VCRs. (2) Both have 4-head digital timer. Onscreen display. Work great. $15. each or $25. for both. 570-822-8957 MOTORCYCLE: Battery powered electric motorcycle hardly used holds up to 130lbs, only $140. Porch swing hangs from chains good condition $125. Call after 3 pm (570) 881-4180 PILOT’S FLIGHT CASE - black with headset- excellent condition. $65. 570-592-4559 POWER SCOOTER electric chair, used only once, excellent condition $200 or best offer. 570-510-7763 RELIGIOUS ITEMS Hand made Rosaries, $5. Pope John Paul II Memoriblia. 570-829-2411 ROOF RACK, Car roof rack with bike carriers. Good condition. $10. 570-288-0060

AIR CLEANER Ionic pro $30. Roomba Sweeper $10. Shark sweeper $10. Picnic basket $20. GE icicle lights, 4 new boxes $12. 570-288-6067

SUNFLOWER ITEMS large assortment such as shower curtain set, dishes, flowers, ceramic items, picture & lots more. $.25 to $10. (570) 868-5275 or (570) 301 8515


TOTE BOXES $3. each. 570-655-0952

Washing machine, G.E. profile $50. 19” Ipex TV, great picture $25. Birchwood dining room table, 4 chairs, 2 leafs included $50. Brass antique door bell chime $15. Vinatge Cast iron wood stove neg. Antique brass bed $40. 570-592-2786 or 570-262-6760 GARAGE SALE LEFTOVER ITEMS Maytag stainless steel 2 door refrigerator $700. Jennair duel fuel stainless steel oven $500. Broyhill Entertainment Center (Buttercream) $1000. Dining room table with 6 chairs $300. China cabinet $350. Dinette set with 4 chairs $100. Pine green 5 piece microfiber sectional $1200. Beautiful kids bunk bed set with burrow & mirror $375. Keystone stoker $1600.


Sauder Entertainment Center, glass doors $25. Advent speakers $50 pair. Delta shower head, polished brass, $25. Delta tower bar, polished brass $10. Delta Brizio toilet paper holder polished brass $25. 570-696-1701

To place your ad call...829-7130 GARAGE SALE LEFTOVER ITEMS Solid Oak sofa table & 2 end tables $50. Queen mattress & boxspring $40. Double mattress & boxspring $20 570-817-3332

GARAGE SALE LEFTOVER ITEMS Wrought Iron table with 4 chairs, black. $90. Powertec Workbench, bench rack system with preacher curl and leg extension accessories. $225 570-704-8121 George Foreman Lean Mean Grilling Machine - large two burner, electric indoor, used 3 times. $70. 570-474-6023 GLASS DOOR. 4 way glass door for bath tub. $25 570-331-8183 GOLF BALLS: “7 dozen, used , $10. 1 unopened 16oz doggie dooley digester & 1 opened 3/4 full, $5. for both 1 14lb bowling ball with brunswick bag $10. 1 brunswick bowling bag, $5. New Keson 100’ nylon coated measureing tape, $10.” New casement replacement window with screen, crank out, 29 1/2” x 21 1/4” $40. 570-822-0519

VACUUM portable Pronto 2 in 1 Electrolux with charger & stand $20. 570735-8730 or 570332-8094 VHS MOVIE LOT reduced to $2. each or all 22 vhs for $35 All have their covers & most are the plastic ones also a vhs stand, black holds many movies for $5. Cash or Paypal 570-735-2661

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


Musical Instruments

KIMBLE ORGAN $200. Call 570-822-8363 PIANO console with bench ,just tuned, can deliver. $400. Call 570-474-6362 PIANO Kimball upright & bench $300. 826-6095 PIANO: Kimbell console, tuned and in great condition. comes with cushioned bench. $400. 570-497-9940 VIOLIN Doreli Model 79 + more, new condition- barely used. Includes: soft case, brazil wood bow with horse hair & rosin, instruction book & violin maintenance DVD. $99. 570-947-6531


Office Equipment

FAX/COPIER UNIT. Canon, heavy dutymachine in great shape $50 Canon Fx-3 Cartridge $40. 570-825-3096 FILE CABINET desktop, 15”x18”, holds hanging folders,$15. 570-655-2154


Personal Electronics

CAMERA: Video, VHS JVC complete with case & extras, used once for wedding, new condition, paid $800. Sell for $100 or best offer. 570-779-9464


Pools & Spas

POOL & LINER FREE, Some parts good condition. Must take down. 570-655-5194 POOL 21’ round x 56” deep, new liner, new cover, new pump, new filter complete with deck. $975. or best offer. 570-328-6767 SOLAR COVER for pool size 18x36, can be cut to smaller siZe, small cut one side. $35. 779-9464

Pools & Spas

Restaurant Equipment


Bev Air 2 door refrigerator/ sandwich prep table, Model SP48-12, $1300. For details


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



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



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


776 Sporting Goods BASKETBALL HOOP; Great condition, asking $90. Call 570-331-8183 BICYCLES: Never Used Girls Free Spirit Outrage. 15 speed All Terrain $75. Italian Racing Bike Mangusta Precision 3000 Aluminum Composite Engineered $125. Aussie Charcoal Grill - Great for Camping! $20. 3 Children’s Sleeping Bags. Great for Camping & Sleepovers! $7.50 for all 3! 570-474-6028

BIKE, 24” 10-speed bike. 2 brand new tires. Nice. $75 570-822-3364 BIKES: women’s 12 speed Apollo 26”, looks & runs excellent $50. Men’s FUGI 24 speed, 4730 Cro Moly tubing 19” frame, looks & runs very good $90. Wheels for inline skates (8) Labeda, new in package $20. 570-696-2008 CANOE: Coleman Ram-X, green fiberglass, 16’, good condition $150. 570-868-6772 GOLF Orlimar #3 Fairway woods $10 each.570-735-4824 GOLF SHOES. (2) men’s Nike.size 8 1/2 Gently worn. $25. each. 570-655-3420 GUN CABINET with etched deer design, holds 10 guns, excellent $250. 570-817-8981 HOCKEY TABLE: Full size electric air hockey table like new $300. or best offer. 570-690-5635 LADIES GOLF Clubs & Bag, $100. 570-472-1854 SKATES, Men’s black in-line skates. Size 12. Very Good Condition. $5. 570-288-0060 SLEEPING BAG Coleman, non-allergenic cotton & polyester, washable, blue & red reversible, like new condition, $15. Call 570-709-3146.


Stereos/ Accessories

STEREO, Technics 5 disc CD changer with Panasonic Equalizer & 2 Deck Cassette Player. Barely Used. $150. 570-262-7758


Televisions/ Accessories

DVD PLAYER Pioneer Model DV400V. Remote & HDMI cable included $50. SAMSUNG 37” LCD HDTV Model #LN37B650T1FXZA. 2 years old $300. Both perfect condition. 570-905-7521 TELEVISION. 53” projection monitor HDTV and Wii system. Needs servicing. $250 570-824-0248 TELEVISION: GE. 28” works good, needs remote $90. 570-740-1246 TV: ZENITH 27” Good condition. Great for spare room. $10. 417-0192



SWB YANKEES TICKETS: 2 seats, third row behind home plate with VIP Parking with each pair, $10 a ticket. If interested, email BonosSaint@ for available dates.

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TICKETS (2) Britney Spears & Nicki Minaj Concert. Section lower 121 row 26 seats 1&2, August 5th, IZOD Center in East Rutherford New Jersey. Selling face value $390. Will accept paypal/ postal money order only. 570-447-6720 TICKETS (2) Michael Buble concert, great seats close to stage, section 217 row a. Must sell $180 for the pair call 570-819-4951 TICKETS (2) to Senior Golf Tournament in Endicott, NY on 6/24 including Maroon 5 concert that follows $80 570-655-6770


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BUFFER Coleman Powermate new in box. ROUTER, Black & Decker 1.5 hp. $20 each. 570-288-9940 STEP LADDER Werner 16 ft 4 section folding aluminum $45. Shop Vac wet-dry Sears Craftsman with all attachments $40. Charcoal grill kettle type 24in diameter. $10. 570-690-8469


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786 Toys & Games AIR HOCKEY: Air hockey / tennis table, used once. $30. Call 570-899-6719 GAME TABLE 10 IN 1 Pool, hockey, basketball, etc., approximate 4 x 6 n $45. One guitar only for Guitar Hero III x-box 360 only, almost new $20. 570-868-6018 LITTLE TYKES PLAY GYM, sliding board $40. 570-762-6414 POWER WHEELS by Fisher Price Cadillac Escalade with charger. Excellent condition. $150. 570-735-6672 SCOOTER: Izip SitDown Electric Scooter. Silver. Excellent Condition. Hardly used. $130. Call 570-740-6396 TRAIN: Thomas the Train Table play set with Train. Like New. $50 Lil Tykes Party Kitchen Play set. Great Shape $25 (570)274-4058 Wii - white with 20 games, 2 controllers and 2 steering wheels. $200. CONSOLE - white, for Wii games. $20. 570-657-1887


Stereo/TV/ Electronics

POWER DRIVE DC/ AC Power Inverter 1000 Watt Continuous 2000 Watt peak power Brand new in box Paid $90 asking $60 2 Pioneer Woofers 12” raw 120 Watts each 6 OHM for home/car sound good $25. 570-477-2700


Video Game Systems/Games

MULTICADE 60-IN-1 ARCADE video game machine in great condition. Can be set to free play or use quarters. Delivery available. $700. 991-3544 PLAY STATION 2 & PLAY STATION GAMES (20) Call for titles & details. $5$15. Excellent condition unless noted cash or paypal or take all for $85. 570-735-2661

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Pay Cash for baseball, football, basketball, hockey & non-sports. Sets, singles & wax. 570-212-0398 Buying Toy Cars & Trucks from the 1950’s. DINKY, CORGI, SMITH-MILLER, MATCHBOX, TONKA. Also buying German & Japanese wind-up toys. Larry - Mt. Top 570-474-9202

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


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

The Video Game Store

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




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Chihuahuas, Poms, Dachshunds, Beagles, Shih Tzus, Bostons, Maltese, Rotties, Yorkies, Westies, Labs, Huskies & more! 570-453-6900 or 570-389-7877 IRISH SETTER Puppies: 2 Males, 2 Females; Parents on premises; shots, dewormed & vet checked; $750 female, $650 male. 570-954-0037


Registered and ready to go! Parents on premises. Blue & blue fawn. Vet Checked 570-617-4880

LAB PUPPIES 1 black male 12

weeks old $175. Wormed. Call 570-836-1090

POMERANIAN PUPS Ready in 2 weeks, 2


female, 1 male. Parents on premises, shots & health checked. Taking deposits $385. 570-829-1735 Parents on premises Shots Current. $550 - Shih-Tzus 570-401-1838

1092 Highway 315 Blvd (Plaza 315) 315N .3 miles after Motorwold Mon-Sat 10am - 8pm Closed Sundays


Visit us at Or email us at wilkesbarregold@

5 wks old. Family Raised. 5 females & 3 males. All shoots & dewormed. $800/female; $700/male (570) 655-8146





12 weeks & up. Shots, neutered,

Pet Services


Hunlock Creek, PA Now accepting spring appointments. Full service salon. In home grooming - call for rate. Mention this ad for 10%. 570-592-8968 We’re on Facebook!



Pet Supplies

DOG CAGE extra large 41”x24”X28”. $75. 570-675-3328 DOG CRATE, wire, with plastic tray bottom. 24”x18”. $25. Call 570-814-9574


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623 Hooven St. Picture perfect 2 story with 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 modern baths, brand new kitchen with center island and stainless steel stove, dishwasher and microwave. Tiger wood hardwood flooring throughout the first floor. New carpeting on 2nd floor, all 3 bedrooms have closets. Walk up attic, gas heat, 2 car detached garage. For addition information and photos, email: www.atlas MLS 11-1413 $145,210 Call Lu-Ann 570-602-9280

145 Short Street NEW PRICE ON THIS RANCH, with new kitchen, 3 bedrooms and a finished basement, which nearly doubles the amount of living space. $99,900.00 Additional lot available with 6 garage stalls. Call for details on separate lot and garage. MLS# 10-3931 Pat McHale (570) 613-9080

314 Packer St. Newly remodeled 3 bedroom home with 1st floor master, 1.5 baths, detached garage, all new siding , windows, shingles, water heater, kitchen and bathrooms. A must see house! For more info and photos visit: www.atlas $109,900 MLS 11-73 Call Tom 570-262-7716



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4 bedroom bi-level with open floor plan. Large eat-it kitchen, 2 baths & fantastic great room all on 2 private acres. Ideal Mother/daughter home. NEW PRICE $209,900 MLS# 10-2022 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

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20 year old Contemporary in prime location. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, large kitchen, unfinished basement, hardwood floors 1st floor and attached 2 car garage. Total electric. $265,000 (570) 472-9660

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912 Vine Street STATELY 3500+ S.F., 9 room, 2.5 Bath, home with newer vinyl siding, vinyl windows and architectural shingled roof, 2 Car Detached Garage and plenty of paved, Off-Street Parking. Are you a professional looking for an in-home office? Do you have a college-age student, who would treasure some privacy? Do you have a large family or do you just enjoy space? This could be the home for you! Truly versatile, the second floor contains a master bedroom with tiled 4 piece bath, ( jetted tub and separate tiled, stand up shower). This is not a drive-by. Call for appointment. Pat McHale 570-613-9080


Living room has awesome woodland views and you will enjoy the steam/ sauna. Lake and tennis rights available with Association membership. (membership optional). Minutes from the Pocono's and 2 hours to Philadelphia or New York. $310,000 Maria Huggler CLASSIC PROPERTIES 570-587-7000



Cottage Style Cape Cod on over 1 acre in a very private setting with a 1 car garage & 2 baths. $144,800 MLS# 11-437 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950


37 Chestnut Road (Old Farm Estates) Custom built solid brick 4 bedroom, 3.5 baths Colonial style home with an open floor plan on 1+ acre lot in the Poconos. A few of the amenities include central A/C. 2 Master bedrooms each with bath room and fireplace, ultramodern kitchen, hardwood floors throughout, cathedral ceiling and 2 car garage. MLS #11-653 $469,900 Call Kim 570-466-3338


152 Pine Drive Bright & Open floor plan - 4 year old two story home set on 2.26 private ares - Fabulous modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances. 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Detailed moldings & hardwood floors. Walk out basement PRICE REDUCED!! $329,900 MLS# 11-901 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801


3 bedrooms, 1 3/4 bath, Tudor home. New central air, built in heated pool with new liner, hardwood and tile throughout, new 4 season room. Must see! Asking $249,900 Call 570-696-0695 570-371-8556


This Deck House offers post and beam construction and unique property! Nestled on 2 acres, this 3-4 bedroom home features custom hickory kitchen with garland range, granite topped island, mahogany floored dining room, 2 fireplaces, Florida room with hot tub, deck with DCS grill, oversized 2 car garage, car port and all with in a mile of Rt 309! $389,900 Contact Judy Rice 570-714-9230 MLS# 11-1221

DALLAS TWP. Fantastic home with a large family room with fireplace. You will love the kitchen and get ready for “Summer Fun” in the private in ground pool. MLS# 11-1141 $257,500 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

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1920’s Bungalow. Kitchen, full bath, dining room, living room, family room & breakfast room 1st floor. 2 bedrooms & 1 full bath 2nd floor. Gas heat, fireplace, large lot, large front porch, Public sewer & private well. Breezeway from oversized 1 car garage. Unique & private at road end. Sold as is. $128,000 Call for showing. (757) 350-1245

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SUNDAY JUNE 12 1:00PM-3:00PM DIRECTIONS: Take Rte 309 onto East Center St (at Burger King) left onto Ondish, left onto Hill (just before Roosevelt). Sense the harmony of this cul-de-sac 3 bedroom, 2 bath raised ranch offering a mountain view. Very enticing, w/ newer carpeting, hardwood flooring and fresh interior paint. 3 car garage, swimming pool and deck all on a 2.77 acre double lot. MLS 11-637 $258,000 Michael Slacktish 570-760-4961

Propsed new construction “Ranch Condo” in Green Briar with a 2 car garage, community pool & tennis in a great adult community. $229,900 MLS# 10-1105 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

4 bedroom, 2 ½ bath colonial. Fireplace in family room. Bright & Sunny sunroom. Very large, level, landscaped lot. 2 car garage. Gas Heat. $265,000 Besecker Realty 570-675-3611


Nice 2 bedroom ranch in Great Neighborhood! Large Living Room, sunny eat-in kitchen & oversized bath. Perfect place to start out or downsize to. REDUCED PRICE $54,900 MLS# 10-4624 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141


PRICE REDUCED! 19 Circle Drive Spacious floor plan - Hardwood floors throughout Recently remodeled kitchen & master bath - Sunroom heated Overlooking a beautiful waterfall. $237,000 MLS# 10-4354 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801


Two homes for the price of one in very good condition with a 2 car garage. Live in one & allow the tenant to help pay the mortgage. $164,500 MLS# 10-3750 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

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37 Ironmaster Road Beautiful Bi-Level home in very good “move-in condition” surrounded by the natural decorating of Sleepy Hollow Estates features 2500 sq. ft. Home features brick front with vinyl siding, oversize one car built in garage, large rear deck, large cleared lot, public sewers, private well. Modern kitchen with appliances, dining area, living room, 2 full baths and 1/2 bath, a fantastic sound system. Lower level has entry door to the garage and also to the side patio. Home features gas forced air, also central air ducts are already to install. many features MLS#11-860 $214,000 Call John Vacendak 570-823-4290 570-735-1810

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96 Main St. Updated inside and out, 3 unit home in move in condition. Live in one apartment and the other 2 can pay the mortgage. Modern kitchens and baths. Large 2nd floor apartment has 3 bedrooms, large eat in kitchen, and 1.5 baths and laundry room. 1st floor units have 1 bedroom and 1 bath. 2 car garage and 4 off street parking spaces. For more info and photos, go to www.atlas MLS 11-1447 $129,000 Call Terry 570-885-3041 or Angie 570-885-4896


Blueberry Hill. 3 bedroom ranch. Large lot with pool. Lease To Buy. For more details, call. Reduced 327,500. (570) 655-8118

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Let the tenant help with your mortgage, Double with a three bedroom and two bedroom unit, vinyl exterior, some updates, separate utilities and off street parking. $89,500 MLS# 11-1597

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92 W. Pettebone St.

Large 4 Bedroom in a great neighborhood with original architectural details, hardwood floors, inground pool and hot tub.

A Single family 2 story home with 3 bedrooms, bath, walk out basement, has been completely gutted & insulated. New dry wall, new wiring, electrical service, plumbing, new roof, central air. Hardwood floor refinished. Detached garage. All work inspected and approved by code officials. Appliances Included

REDUCE PRICE $169,500 MLS# 10-338

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NEW LISTING! 871 EXETER AVE. Architecturally attractive design built to accommodate a busy corner location. Great building will lend itself to most retail users, used car lot, mini mart, restaurant. Call for your appointment! Pat Silvi 283-9100 x21 MLS#11-803 Sale price $150,000 Lease price $1500/month


Charming home with hardwood floors, fireplace & Built in's, formal dining room, 2 car garage, sunporch & neat as a pin throughout! Nice location on a tree lined street away from the hustle & bustle! REDUCED PRICE $129,900 MLS# 10-4472 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950



SUNDAY 1PM-3PM 9 Laurel Street Ranch with newer roof, newer windows, 100 amp service, & maintained furnace. Currently rented, this property would make a nice investment. MLS# 11-1108 $30,000 Call Stacey L Lauer Mobile: 570-262-1158

362 Susquehanna Ave

Completely remodeled, spectacular, 2 story Victorian home, with 3 bedrooms and 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. $174,900 570-654-1490


Five bedroom home with built-in pool, garage, and big yard all for $127,900. MLS# 11-1316 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950


164 First Street All Brick ranch – 5 Rooms and bath, featuring hardwood flooring and finished rooms on basement. Economical Gas Heat. Car port and Private rear yard. MLS # 10-4363 PRICE REDUCED TO: $134,900.00 Call Pat McHale 570-613-9080


180 First Street Vinyl sided ranch home, on large yard, with carport and off street parking. Eat in Kitchen, with wood cabinetry, large living room, 3 bedrooms and 1 bath. MLS # 10-4365 PRICE REDUCED $134,900 Call Pat McHale 570-613-9080

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1509 Wyoming Ave. Freshly painted and insulated, immaculate and sitting on almost half an acre this 3 bedroom 1.5 bath home can be yours. Features include a modern kitchen, central A/C. laundry room, office and free standing fireplace. All appliances included. Just move right in! For more details and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 11-604 $177,900 Call Kim 570-466-3338




122-124 Short St. Very nice doubleblock in Edwardsville on a quiet street and out of the flood zone. Good income property for an investor or live in one side and rent the other to help pay the mortgage! Make your appointment today! MLS #11-438 PRICE REDUCED! $66,000 Mary Ellen Belchick 570-696-6566 Walter Belchick 570-696-2600 x301

Asking $135,000.


Vinyl sided 4 bedroom spacious home with a great eat in kitchen, 1 3/4 baths & much more. Near the local schools. $132,500 MLS# 11-1144 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

EXETER REDUCED!! Three bedroom ranch home, completely renovated (tile, hardwood, granite, carpet, roof, Stainless appliances) two baths, Dining room, Living room, Family Room, Laundry, Garage, office, rec room, utility room, lot is 75 x 150. Over 2,500 sq ft of living space, finished basement. $159,900. Call Jim 570-212-2222


3 Bennett Street


PRICE REDUCED!! 66 East Grove St., Time to purchase your first home! Why keep paying rent, this ½ double is a great starter home! Nice size rooms, eat-in kitchen, 1st floor laundry, attic pull down for storage, some replacement windows & a fenced in yard. Take a look & make your offer! $24,800 MLS#10-3582 Jill Jones 570-696-6550

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What a wonderful townhome! Newer furnace, central air conditioning, great kitchen & a home you will be very proud to own. $129,900 MLS# 11-1409 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

Small ranch home. 2 bedroom, full basement, new roof. Large carport. Very low utility bills. 1 mile from Route 81. Asking $40,000. Call Nick 570-702-4077

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You’ll look long & hard to ever find a beautiful Double like this one! Huge 120x130 lot with detached 2 car garage & loft , modern kitchens, 1.5 baths , pocket doors & so much more! $118,500 MLS# 11-1167 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950



76 Dana St. Great starter home in nice neighborhood. 2 story, 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Dining room, living room, kitchen.Large fenced yard. Car port & detached 2 car garage. $79,900 Call (570) 954-4074 or (570) 906-7614

Reduced! Bi-Level. 1,750 sq ft. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 car garage. New carpeting, paint, etc. Large lot. Asking $109,500. Deremer Realty 570-477-1149

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2-story home with generous room sizes. Features hardwood & tile floors, 3-season sunroom & 1st floor family room with coal stove. Finished lower level with built-in bar area. 4 bedrooms & 4 baths. $385,000 MLS# 10-4091 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950


86 Allenberry Dr.


Bright & spacious, 1800 sq. ft. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, Townhome with great views. Finished lower level, hardwood floors, central air, modern kitchen and baths. private deck. Move in condition. $126,900. 570-574-3192

21 Rowe Street Meticulously Maintained Bilevel features remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances and corian countertop; 1.75 Baths, 3 bedrooms and family room, all in mint condition. New Garage Doors. Gas Heat. Fenced Rear Yard and 2 car attached garage. This is not a driveby! MLS # 10-4644 Call for Details. Pat McHale 570-613-9080

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Double block near public transportation with a 2 car garage. Fully rented. What's your pleasure? REDUCED PRICE $75,000 MLS# 09-4475 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950


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Beautiful 2 bedroom home with loft area that can easily be converted to a 3rd bedroom. This home has 2.5 baths, security system, whole house entertainment system with speakers in every room and outside. Great modern kitchen. 2 car garage, skylights, huge deck and patio. There is a huge walkout basement that is rough plumbed for a bathroom. Too much to list here, this house is a must see. MLS #10-4589 $330,000 Call John Polifka 570-704-6846 Antonik and Associates 570-735-7494



275 Phillips Street

Well maintained 3 bedroom Home with large yard & possible off st. parking from alley access. “Very Nice Condition for the price” $72,000 MLS# 11-1501 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950


Beautifully renovated from top to bottom! Newer roof, furnace, great kitchen & the living room is amazing with knotty pine wall & pellet stove! 2 full baths, 1st floor laundry, fenced yard, pool & garage! $117,800 MLS# 11-1678 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

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SUNDAY MAY 29 12:00PM-1:30PM Well kept 2 bedroom ranch with new kitchen, fenced yard, one car garage. $79,900 MLS #11-638 Call Tracy Zarola 570-574-6465 570-696-0723



8 Diamond Ave. Loads of space in this modernized traditional home. 3rd floor is a large bedroom with walk-in closet. Modern kitchen, family room addition, deck overlooking large corner lot. Not just a starter home but a home to stay in and grow! For more informaton and photos visit www.atlas MLS #11-622 $122,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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2 story in good condition with 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, eat-in kitchen, 2 car garage, fenced yard & new gas heat. MLS # 10-4324 $59,900 Call Ruth at 570-696-1195 or 570-696-5411



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581-583 Plymouth St. Perfect for owner occupied. Well maintained, bright & spacious two family. Each identical unit has Approx. (1300 sq ft.) with 3 bedrooms, bath, large living & dining rooms & eat in kitchen. Clean neutral décor with wall to wall carpet throughout. Newer roof & tilt-in windows. Each side has a full attic & basement with washer & dryer hook-ups. Gas heat. 581 side has a private fenced rear yard & was rented for $695 Month & now vacant . 583 side rents for $600 Month with a long time tenant. Separate utilities. $98,750 MLS# 11-1293 973-476-1499


Large windows accent this bright spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse in a quiet setting of Hanover Township. Motivated sellers! All reasonable offers considered.


MLS# 10-2685 Call Arlene Warunek 570-650-4169

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Brand new ranch 50 yards from lake. Double lot, 3 bedroom, two bath, laundry room. Full basement, with insulation & sheetrock. New well MLS#:09-4746 $143,900 Call John Nicodem Classic Properties 570-718-4959

2002 ranch with brick and vinyl exterior, oak kitchen, two bedrooms, ready to finished basement, garage and off street parking. $139,900

Lovely lake living. Welcome to the best of 2 worlds. #1: The amenities of lakefront properties - fishing, boating and a 2 story boat house (one of only 30 on the lake); #2: The serenity and privacy of tiered stone patios and lush gardens surrounding this classic 3,500 sq ft lake home perched high above Pole 306, Lakeside Drive. The views are spectacular from our 5 bedroom home with 2 stone fireplaces & hardwood floors throughout. Call for an appointment. We also welcome realtors. $799,000 570-639-2423


“NEW LISTING” Bi-Level Home with plenty of room on a private wooded 2 acre lot in Dallas School District near Harveys Lake. Features a 1 car Garage, 3 Bedrooms, 1 3/4 Bath and nice updates.

New construction, 3 bedroom, 2 bath tan brick ranch on 1 acre. Features include pella windows, oak hardwood floors, carpeted bedrooms, tiled kitchen & baths, maple kitchen cabinets, hanstone countertops, propane fireplace, walk up attic, tray ceiling in living room & attached 2 car garage. $279,900 MLS# 10-4527 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

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REDUCED PRICE $172,000 Call Cindy King 570-690-2689


1717 River Road Compact 2 story home with 3 bedrooms, 1st floor bath with laundry, large kitchen. Parking in rear with alley access. $39,900 MLS 11-99 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

310 Lockville Rd.


Enjoy the serenity of country living in this beautiful 2 story home on 2.23 acres surrounded by nature the property has it’s own private driveway. Great entertaining inside & out! 3 car garage plus 2 car detached. A MUST SEE! MLS#11-831 $279,900 call Nancy 570-237-0752


Modern 2 story home on 1 acre. Duplex. Excellent starter home, retirement home, or investment property Public sewer,deep well. $109,000 Negotiable 570-287-5775 or 570-332-1048

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Year Round Home! Spectacular View! Low Taxes!

Lots of off street parking, close to Grotto. Raised ranch with 2 car garage, 3 Bedrooms, 1 bath, living room, kitchen, large porch with lake view & bar. $142,500.

Directions Left @ Grotto @ Stop sign make left, then quick right onto Oneonta Hill, 3rd House on right. CALL Dave @ 570-417-6661

169 Rock St. 3 bedroom, 2 story home with many updates including newer furnace and some new windows. Large concrete front and rear porches, large private yard. For more info and photos visit us at: www.atlas MLS 11-1786 $89,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200



9A Queen Of Peace Rd

Beautiful setting located just a short walk from the lake! Enjoy your summer at the Beach Club or on your sun porch! This home offers a brick fireplace, finished lower level with wood burner, 2-car garage, mature landscaping accenting the rolling lawn with 3+/- acres of land, this will be your private retreat! MLS#11-1755 $193,000 Bob Cook 570-696-6555 or 570-262-2665


Lakeside property with low taxes. View of lake, lake access, public boat launch across street. $99,000 MLS# 10-234 Call Cindy 570-690-2689

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*3 bedroom/1 bath/ 1250 sq ft *Corner double lot/ fencing *Detached garage + 2 car paved parking *Hardwood floors/ replacement windows *GasHeat/hot water *Full concrete basement/walk-out *Not a drive-by Call for appointment $79,300 MLS# 10-4598 Call Vieve Zaroda (570) 474-6307 Ext. 2772


97 Center Street Vinyl sided, this 6 room home has cottage cuteness, a deep lot, paved off street parking and a detached 1 car garage. Owner is willing to contribute $1,500 to your closing costs. Priced at $73,900, with 5% down, borrowing $70,205, for 30 years @ 5% interest rate would make your monthly principal and interest payment $376.88 with taxes and insurance, monthly payment would be approximately $533. Why rent, when you can have your own home? Call Pat McHale 570-613-9080


Main Road Country Living At It’s Best. Well Maintained farmhouse on 6+ acres. Garage, stream. Easy access to Route 11. Affordable at REDUCED TO $159,500 Call Jim

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2 W Sunrise Dr.

Well maintained bi-level continually cared for by the original owners. Upgraded kitchen with granite counter tops and breakfast bar. Four bedrooms and two baths. Large veranda over the garage. Lower level recreation room with fireplace and wet bar. 27’ x 10’ 3-season room…. A great place to entertain. Motivated sellers! Come and tour this lovely home in a great neighborhood! MLS#11-1031 $239,500 Mary Ellen Belchick 696-6566


23 Mead St. Newly remodeled 2 story on a corner lot with fenced in yard and 2 car garage. 4 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1,660 sq. ft. For more information and photos visit www.atlas $89,900 MLS 10-3684 Call Bill 570-362-4158


250 Susquehannock Drive Immaculate Cape Cod home features 1st floor master suite with office and 3/4 bath. 2nd floor has 2 large bedrooms with walk in closets and adjoining bath. 1st floor laundry and 1/2 bath, modern kitchen with bamboo floors, living room with stone fireplace. 2 tier deck overlooks above ground pool, ready for summer fun! For more information and photos, please visit www.atlas MLS #11-657 $299,000 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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Own this home for less than $400 a month! Large 3 bedroom home with formal dining room, off street parking and large yard. For more information and photos, log onto www.atlas MLS#09-2449 $64,900 Call Charles ATLAS REALTY,INC. 570-829-6200


290 Reynolds St. Very roomy 2 story on lovely street in Kingston. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, wood burning fireplace in living room. Large eat-in kitchen as well as formal dining room. Freshly painted, carpets cleaned and numerous updates makes this move-in ready! Call for your private showing. MLS #11-364 PRICE REDUCED! $157,900 Mary Ellen Belchick 570-696-6566 Walter Belchick 570-696-2600 x301

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

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KINGSTON Awesome Kingston Cape on a great street! Close to schools, library, shopping, etc. Newer gas furnace and water heater. Replacement windows, hardwood flooring, recently remodeled kitchen with subway tiled backsplash. Alarm system for your protection and much more. MLS #11-1577 $159,900. Call Pat Busch (570) 885-4165


121 W. Vaughn St. Well cared for 3 bedroom, 1 bath home on nice street. Brand new drywall and trim in front 2 rooms. Vinyl windows, gas heat and newer 200 amp electric service. Great location with park just a few doors away! MLS 11-1380 $105,000 Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770


129 S. Dawes Ave. 4 bedroom, 1 bath, large enclosed porch with brick fireplace. Full concrete basement with 9ft ceiling. Lots of storage, 2 car garage on double lot in a very desirable neighborhood. Close to schools and park and recreation. Walking distance to downtown Wilkes-Barre. Great family neighborhood. Carpet allowance will be considered. $129,900 MLS #11-1434 Call Tom 570-262-7716

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167 N. Dawes Ave. Move in condition 2 story home. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, hardwood floors, ceramic throughout. Finished lower level, security system MLS 11-1673 $159,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716


177 Third Ave. Neat as a pin! 3 bedroom, 2.5 baths, end unit townhome with nice fenced yard. Bright Spacious kitchen, main level family room, deck w/ retractable awning. Gas heat/central air, pull down attic for storage and 1 car garage. Very affordable townhome in great central location! MLS 11-1282 $139,500 Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

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46 Zerby Ave Sunday 1pm-3pm Lease with option to buy, completely remodeled, mint, turn key condition, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, large closets, with hardwoods, carpet & tile floors, new kitchen and baths, gas heat, shed, large yard. $134,000, seller will pay closing costs, $5000 down and monthly payments are $995/month. WALSH REAL ESTATE 570-654-1490

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Enjoy year-round Living and Deeded Lake Access at Lake Silkworth! Charming 2 bedroom Lake Cottage with 1 car garage, original fireplace, private double lot, walking distance to lake. Many recent improvements.

JUST REDUCED $84,000 Call Cindy King 570-690-2689

Very attractive home with 1.5 baths, formal dining room & modern kitchen, vinyl siding & neat as a pin throughout! Great floor plan. Move right in! $134,700 MLS# 11-260 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950


Very attractive home with a 2 car garage, new family room & stainless steel appliances. Ample off street parking. NEW PRICE $148,000 MLS# 10-4452 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950



Year round lake house. New roof, gutters, siding, doors, windows, kitchen, bathroom, appliances, heating & cooling system, carport & Decks. 2 bedrooms, one bath, deeded lake access with shared dock. MLS: 09-4484 $97,000 Call John Nicodem Classic Properties 570-718-4959


Large well cared for home! 4 bedrooms, lots of storage. Enjoy your summer in your own 18x36, In-ground, Solar Heated Pool, complete with diving board and slide. Pool house with bar and room for a poker table! Large L-shaped deck. Don't worry about the price of gas, enjoy a staycation all summer long! Family room with gas fireplace. 4 zone, efficient, gas hot water, baseboard heat. Hardwood floors. Huge eat-in kitchen with large, movable island. Large, private yard. Replacement windows. Home warranty included. $224,000 MLS# 11-382 Call Michael Pinko (570) 899-3865

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461 Ice Harvest Dr. Rice Township

LAFLIN 621 Gibson Avenue BY OWNER. Brick Cape Cod on a quiet street. 3 bedroom, family room, 2 bath, living room with fireplace, two car garage with loads of storage, partially finished basement. $185,900 Call (570) 333-5212 No Brokers Please.


Rutter Ave. End Unit Townhouse Owner Relocating. 1st floor open plan with LR, dining area & kitchen, plus powder room. Lower level finished with 3rd BR, laundry room & storage area. 2 BRs & 2 baths on the 2nd floor. MLS # 11-1267 $299,500 Call Ruth 570-6961195 / 570-696-5411



Spacious Split Level with 2.5 baths, 2 family rooms & a 11 x 32 all-season sunroom which overlooks the 18 x 36 in-ground pool. $264,900 MLS# 11-692 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

5 Fairfield Drive Don’t travel to a resort. Live in your vacation destination in the 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with gourmet kitchen and fabulous views. Enjoy the heated inground pool with cabana, built-in BBQ and fire pit in this private, tranquil setting. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 11-1686 $319,900 Call Keri 570-885-5082



7 Hickorywood Dr. Wonderful 4 bedroom Ranch with sweeping views of the valley. Master bedroom with walkin closet and bath, ultra modern eat-in kitchen with granite counters and cherry cabinets with large island and stainless steel appliances. 2 car garage, full unfinished basement with walk-out to yard. For more information and photos visit www.atlas MLS #10-4060 PRICE REDUCED $267,500 Call Colleen 570-237-0415


Stately home on a corner lot with a lot of nooks, crannies & built-ins. Lower level living quarters that would be a Teens dream! Formal dining room, fireplace, formal entry & more! $224,900 MLS# 11-1452 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

111 Falcon Drive Brand new since 2004, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, central air, 2 car garage, shed, 6 car driveway. Roof, kitchen, furnace, a/c unit and master bath all replaced. Modern kitchen with granite island, tile floors, maple cabinets. Fireplace in family room, large closets, modern baths. Stamped concrete patio. For more information and photos visit www.atlas MLS #11-1166 $279,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716

SUBURBAN OASIS! Two story 4 bed-

rooms with 3.5 baths. Fully finished lower level with home theater. 2 car garage. Central air. Eat-in kitchen. Price: $379,000 Please call (570) 466-8956

Larkmount Manor 107 Falcon Drive. Wonderful location. Four bedroom, 1 1/2 bath rancher with brick front and aluminum siding. Corner lot. Sunken living room. First floor family room. 12 x 16 three season porch, shed. Garage. Extras! $189,900. MLS # 11-1899. Ask for Bob Kopec Humford Realty, Inc. 570-822-5126


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 and sheetrocked, newer roof, vinyl siding, kitchen and baths. Lots of potential with TLC. Elk Lake School District. $175,000 MLS# 11-525 Call 570-696-2468

Gorgeous customized 4 bedroom, 4 bath home on a huge 5.7 acre lot in the exclusive ice lakes. Price to sell at $499,000 MLS# 11-1487 Call Laura 466-9186 for a showing.

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850 LAKEVIEW DR Enjoy the beauty in this beautiful 2story on approximately one acre in Laurel Lakes! Hardwood floors, tile and granite kitchen, 4 bedrooms and 3 baths – including a spacious master bath with Jacuzzi and separate shower. This 10-room home has a great layout, including a lower level with recreation room and an additional room for a den or office. Call us today to arrange your private showing! MLS#11-1216 $329,500 Mary Ellen Belchick 696-6566 Walter Belchick 696-2600 ext. 301

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Cozy ranch home on a deep lot with 2 detached garages. Very convenient location & affordable too! $64,900 MLS# 11-1303 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

2 story apartment building near all conveniences. Front unit is a modern 1 bedroom & the rear unit is a spacious 2 bedroom with large kitchen & living room. Heat and electric split. $59,800 MLS# 10-3422 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

Townhouse with 5 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. Kitchen, stove, refrigerator & dishwasher, wall to wall carpeting, covered patio, assigned parking space, convenient location.

416 Prospect Ave NEW ON THE MARKET! MultiFamily...4 UNIT PROPERTY. Great for investors! MLS# 11-1217 WOW! $ 25,000 Call Jill Shaver Hunter Office : (570) 328-0306

2 Unit Duplex & Double Block with a 4 Bay Garage. Family owned for many years. BIG REDUCTION $110,000 MLS# 09-1643 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950



Completely remodeled 3 bedroom, 1.75 bath brick & aluminum ranch on over 4 acres with Pond. New stainless steel appliances, 2 car attached and 1 car built-in garage, paved driveway, open front porch, 3 season room, rear patio, brick fireplace & property goes to a stream in the back. $190,000 MLS# 10-4716 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

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4 bedroom ranch with large updated kitchen, open floor plan, living room with fireplace, hardwood floors in living room, bedrooms and kitchen. Updated bath. Sunroom overlooks state game lands. Walk out lower level, easily finished-only needs carpet. This is a must see! $159,500 MLS# 11-1349 Call Michael Pinko (570) 899-3865

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New Listing! Cape Cod with 3 bedrooms, 1 full and 2 half baths, run porch, 2 car garage plus car port awaits a new owners touch. Situated on 1.94 acres within walking distance of school and .02 miles of interstate 81 this is an ideal location ONLY $59,900!!! Anne Marie Chopick 570-760-6769 GEORGE T. BELL REAL ESTATE 570-288-6654


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


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With 1876 sq. ft of living space this 4 bedroom, 1.75 bath 2 story is a great buy. 1st floor includes a Front room, Living room, Dining room, Kit, 3/4 bath & laundry room. A tiered rear deck leads into the fenced back yard. Off street parking for 2+ cars in the rear off alley. Priced to sell. $30,900 Anne Marie Chopick 570-760-6769 GEORGE T. BELL REAL ESTATE 570-288-6654

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

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


150 Carroll St. Modern 3 bedroom home with large yard, off street parking with carport, 1st floor laundry, new flooring, great condition. Move right in! For more info and photos please visit: www.atlas MLS 11-1685 $89,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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151 Broad Street Stately 1900+ square foot, twostory home with 4 bedrooms, 1.75 baths and 2 car, detached garage. FEATURES -NEW kitchen with maple cabinetry, NEW bath 1st floor, NEW furnace, FRESH Paint. Hardwood flooring on 1st floor to be REFINISHED. MLS #10-2922 A great buy @ $129,900. Call Pat for an appointment.


175 Oak St 3 bedroom single family, 1.5 baths, fenced yard, 3 season porch, 1st floor laundry, off street parking, corner lot, easy access to major highways. $99,000 MLS# 11-1974 Call Patti 570-328-1752 Liberty Realty & Appraisal Services LLC 570-291-0070



New on the Market. 2 bedroom brick & aluminum ranch with formal living room, eat in kitchen, sunroom, 1 1/2 baths, 1 car garage and Central air. MLS#11-1583 $129,900 Call Ruth 570-696-1195 or 570-696-5411


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107 Johnson St. 4 bedroom Ranch home with hardwood floors, large room sizes, gas heat and central air, garage and carport. Nice home, corner lot, large unfinished basement. For more information and photos visit www.atlas MLS 11-1209 $129,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

182 BROAD STREET Meticulous 2 Story, 2 Bedroom – Redone from Top to Bottom – Cottage Cute- With New kitchen, state of the art appliances, hardwood floors and swirled ceiling. BUY or RENT WITH OPTION. Call for details. Pat McHale 570-613-9080

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20 Nittany Lane Convenience! Location! Easy Living! This home has it all. 3 floors of living space w/hardwood floors and gas fireplace in living room. Open floor plan, lower level family room w/laundry and 3/4 bath. 3 bedrooms w/2 full baths on upper level. Deck and patio for outdoor living! 2 zone heat, central a/c, intercom and stereo plus central vac system, 2 car garage. What more could you want? For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS #11-782 $199,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415


594 N. Main Street Beautifully redone 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch. New roof, carpeting, paint & stainless appliances. Gas heat, central air, garage, screened in back porch. Large fenced in back yard & more $139,900. Call 570-706-5496

120 Parnell St. Classic Ranch in great location. 3 bedroom, 3 baths, high quality throughout. 3 season porch over looking private rear yard. Owners says sell and lowers price to $219,900. For more information and photos please visit our website at www.atlas MLS #10-2817 Call Charlie for your private showing. VM 101

Spacious 2 story with old world charm, hardwood floors, wood staircase, stained glass windows and more. Amenities include a

PENDING Formal Dining Room, eat in kitchen, 1st floor laundry, den, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, partially finished attic & a 1 car garage all on a 100’ x 200’ lot. $69,900 100% FINANCING AVAILABLE. Anne Marie Chopick GEORGE T. BELL REAL ESTATE 570-288-6654 570-760-6769


40 Gain St. Be the first occupants of this newly constructed Ranch home on a low traffic street. All you could ask for is already here, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, hardwood and tile floors with granite and stainless steel kitchen, gas fireplace, central air, 2 car garage and rear patio and full basement. For more information and photos, log onto www.atlas MLS #10-3676 $219,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

For Sale By Owner Plains Township Mill Creek Acres 4 Lan Creek Rd Close to Mohegan Sun & Geisinger, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Fireplace, 2 Car Garage. Excellent Condition. All Appliances Included. Large yard. Go To for details. Asking $219,900 Call 570-817-1228 for showing

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50 Broad Street. Solid, meticulous, 1500 S.F., brick ranch, containing 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms and 1 full bath on the main level, situated on 1.03 Acres. NEW kitchen with granite counter tops, wood cabinetry, new stove, dishwasher, microwave, tiled floors. Bath has new tile floor and tub surround, double vanity and mirrors. Lower level has summer kitchen, full bath and large, drywalled area. Oversize, 2 car garage/workshop and shed. Property has been subdivided into 4 lots. Call Pat for the details. Pat McHale (570) 613-9080

SALEM TOWNSHIP 1057 Shickshinny Valley Road

DRASTIC REDUCTION Gorgeous estate like property with log home plus 2 story garage on 1 acres with many outdoor features. Garage. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS# 11-319 $300,000 Call Charles



$49,900 MLS# 11-165 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

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Nice single family home, 2 bedrooms, detached garage, flexible terms. $60,000. Other homes also available. Call 570-829-2123



5 bedrooms, 1 & 3/4 baths, 2 car garage, family room plus den or office. On a dead end street.

Big Price Reduction!! $169,500

MLS# 11-960 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

6 Williams St. Great value for the price on quiet street which is closed to all main roads is a must see. Also comes with home warranty. MLS 10-3210 $157,900 Thomas Bourgeois 516-507-9403 CLASSIC PROPERTIES 570-842-9988


New Listing

Cozy 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath completely remodeled Ranch home. Features kitchen, dining room, living room, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 baths, cedar closet plus built in garage. New windows, new roof, new vinyl siding, new plumbing & electric, new coal furnace and new electric heat. Front & rear porches. Has a well but can use public water, public sewer. $135,000 MLS# 11-1087 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

4 bedroom cape cod with 2 bedrooms and bath on 1st floor, and 2 bedrooms and ¾ bath on 2nd floor. 1 car garage. Stone front. Gas heat. Large lot. $135,000. Besecker Realty 570-675-3611

101 Lakeview Drive Lovely lake community features community lake rights & pavilion. Cozy home with native stone fireplace, rocking chair front porch and newer kitchen. MLS# 11-1353. $74,900! Call Tracy 570-696-2468




26 Wesland Avenue

103 Arnold Avenue


Cape Cod with 1st floor master bedroom, 3 season porch, attached garage. MLS# 10-1069 Reduced $81,900 call Nancy 570-237-0752


Raised ranch in “Midway Manor” with very nice kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, lower level family room & large fenced yard with in-ground pool to enjoy!! $154,900 MLS# 11-1418 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

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1738 Sumner Ave N MultiFamily...Duplex (Up & Down). In need of TLC. MLS# 11-730 $ 33,000 Jill Shaver Hunter Office: (570) 3280306 for more information today!

341 Lincoln St. N, Investment property, double with very nice size back yard. Access to off street parking from rear alley. MLS# 11-1116 WOW! $26,000 Call Stacey L Lauer 570-262-1158 Today for an appointment.

Roomy 4 bedroom, 3 bath home has been family owned & well maintained for 30 plus years. 3 season room, a large family room with fireplace, 2 car garage on a great corner lot in “Midway Manor!” $179,000 MLS# 11-1319 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950


17 Main Road

Lovely Country setting for the cute BiLevel on 5.34 acres. Property features 4 Bedrooms, 1.75 baths, living room, kitchen, family room & laundry room. Plus 2 car attached garage, 30' X 35' detached garage and 14' X 28' shed. MLS 11-1335 $229,000 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

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327 Shoemaker St Very nice 2-story with large front porch, level back yard and off-street parking. Three bedrooms and one full bath (remodeled in 2007). Kitchen with center island and laminate floors in both kitchen and dining room Basement is partially finished, including plumbing and can be finished for additional living space. New hot water heater in 2010 and updated electric in 2004. A GREAT BUY AT A GREAT PRICE! Call us today to arrange your private showing! MLS#11-1337 $99,900 Mary Ellen Belchick 696-6566 Walter Belchick 696-2600 ext. 301

Immaculate 2 story home in nice area with kitchen, living room, dining room, family room, laundry & 3/4 bath on 1st floor. 4 Bedrooms, full bath & walk-in closet on 2nd floor. Plus new roof, 2 tier deck, 2 car garage, paved driveway & above ground pool. MLS 11-1526 $230,000 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141


Nice Country BiLevel on 9.55 acres with 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, kitchen, living room, family room, office & laundry room. Plus attached oversized 2 car garage with workshop, rear deck & 3 sheds. MLS 11-1094 $229,900 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141


171 Oliver St. Very well maintained 2 story home. 3 bedrooms and a bath with gas heat. Front room was former store front which would make a nice size family room/den! Many possibilities MLS 11-1451 $74,000 Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

WEST PITTSTON 242 Damon Street

Newly remodeled four bedroom home in West Pittston. New kitchen and baths, new carpet and flooring, many original features including hardwood floors, nice yard & two car garage. $132,500 MLS# 10-1675



Immaculate 2 story, stone & vinyl. Large lot on cul-de-sac. 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths. Detached oversized 2 car garage with loft. Tile, hardwood, granite, central air. laundry/pantry & large family room with built in bar & fireplace on 1st floor. $276,900. 570-288-3256 570-406-2462

320 RACE STREET First floor apartment for rent – 5 Rooms, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath – Heat, water and sewer included. Great location, convenient to restaurants, the bank, groceries…..Call for details and appointment. MLS# 104680 Pat McHale 570-613-9080



Immaculate 3 bedroom 2 bath home on a dead end st overlooking the valley. 5 year old roof, on a double lot & off street parking. $89,900 MLS# 11-1837 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950


NEW ON THE MARKET! Cozy up in this lovely cape cod. Charming interior, nice size deck, fenced rear yard, shed, rec room in basement, utility room, & workshop. Attic is also partially finished w/pull down & many possibilities to add more space. Paved driveway & parking for 6 cars, this is not just a driveby. MLS# 11-1363 $ 109,900 call Stacey L Lauer Mobile: 570-2621158 for an appointment today!!


Enjoy the spectacular view of all seasons from this lovely “Colonial“ situated on over 4 acres of pure country living PLUS privacy, yet only 15 minutes from Dallas. Great kitchen, 2.5 baths & attached 2 car garage. $299,500 MLS# 11-1238 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950


Duplex. 3 bedroom, kitchen, living room, dining room, bath. 2nd floor, 4 room apt. Partially finished attic. Off street parking. $109,900. Call (570) 459-0554

536 W. Eighth St. Nice starter home with 7 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1.25 baths. 1 car garage and carport. Home has plenty of parking in rear with shed and great yard. MLS #536 $85,000 Call Tom 570-262-7716



148 Stites Street


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570 Grassy Pond Rd

SCRANTON Ready for occupancy, 2 unit with store front in nice condition. Set up shop & live in 3 bedroom apartment & let the rent from 2nd apartment help pay the bills. Ideal opportunity for the smart investor!

138 Wakefield Road Inviting contemporary with breathtaking sunsets features an open floor plan, ultra kitchen, hardwoods throughout, twosided gas FP, spalike master bath, very generous room sizes, 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, finished walk-out lower level. $583,000 MLS #11-952 Call Tracy Zarola 570-574-6465 570-696-0723

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404 N. Main Street NEW PRICE Two story located on Main Street features 6 Rooms, 3 Bedrooms and Full Bath on 2nd Floor. Newer Furnace, Hot Water Heater and Circuit breaker Electric Service. This home is in MOVE IN CONDITION and reasonably priced at $47,900.00. MLS #11-1074 Call Pat McHale 570-613-9080

MLS# 10-1062 Call Kathie (570) 288-6654



PLAINS 1610 Westminster Rd 101 Main Street. READY FOR BED & BREAKFAST. Totally updated spacious 2 story with extra large living room, 4 suites, family room and screen porch conveniently located on Main St. Noxen. $195,000. ERA BRADY ASSOCIATES 570-836-3848




19 Academy St

Peaceful living with easy drive to town. Beautifully maintained 3Bedroom Ranch on 1.5 acres, 2 car garage, gas fireplace, hardwoods, large deck... Lots to see. Call today for a private showing. MLS 10-3480 $138,700 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141


210 Susquehanna Avenue Well cared for 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, modern kitchen, sunroom, 1st floor laundry. Updated electric, replacement windows, gas heat, off street parking. Beautifully landscaped property with pond and fish, storage shed, river view, no flood insurance required. For additional info and photos view our site at www.atlas MLS 11-1641 $134,900 Call Lu-Ann 570-602-9280

Great 1/2 double located in nice West Pittston location. 3 bedrooms, new carpet. Vertical blinds with all appliances. Screened in porch and yard. For more information and photos visit www.atlas MLS#10-1535 $59,000 Charlie VM 101


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


INVESTMENT! 123 S. Main St., Great downtown Wilkes-Barre opportunity for investor! Ideal for student housing! First floor tenant is a successful restaurant with a lease. Plus 4 large, 2 bedroom apartments on the second and third floors. Off-street parking for 3 cars. MLS#11-829 $154,900 Ted Poggi 283-9100 ext. 25


156 Sherman Street HANDYMAN SPECIAL. Extra Large duplex with 7 bedrooms, 2 baths, fireplace, screened porch, full basement and 2 car garage on double lot in WilkesBarre City. $59,500 ERA BRADY ASSOCIATES 570-836-3848


18 Caitlin Ave. Large home in quiet neighborhood close to schools with fenced yard, 2 small storage sheds. Large deck in back. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 11-1391 $109,900 Call Bill 570-362-4158


SUNDAY 1:00PM-3:00PM Completely remodeled home with everything new. New kitchen, baths, bedrooms, tile floors, hardwoods, granite countertops, all new stainless steel appliances, refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher, free standing shower, tub for two, huge deck, large yard, excellent neighborhood $154,900 (835.00 / 30years/ 5%) 570-654-1490

186 Old RIver Road Off street parking and single car garage with a shared driveway. This 4 bedroom, one bath home in a convenient locationjust needs a little TLC. MLS 11-1552 $47,000 Michelle T. Boice 570-639-5393 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770



Nice 3 bedroom Ranch home in good condition. Hardwood floors, family room & office in basement. $124,900 MLS #11-169 Call Toni Ranieli 570-237-1032 570-288-1444

191 Andover St. Lovely single family 3 bedroom home with lots of space. Finished 3rd floor, balcony porch off of 2nd floor bedroom, gas hot air heat, central air and much more. Must see! MLS 11-59 $69,900 Jay A. Crossin 570-288-0770 Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770



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29 Amber Lane Remodeled 2 bedroom Ranch home with new carpeting, large sun porch, new roof. Move right in! For more info and photos please visit: www.atlas MLS 11-749 $89,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415


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3 unit commercial building with 2 apartments & a store front operation plus a detached 2 car garage. $84,000 MLS# 11-1724 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

73 Richard Street 3 Bedroom, 1 Bath Traditional in Very Good Condition. Open Layout. Off Street Parking, Yard & Shed. Many Updates. Asking $47,900 Call 570-762-1537 for showing


3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, 2 walk-in closets in master bedroom, spacious living room, dining room and kitchen, cement basement floor, large fenced in backyard with outside deck. Off street parking and storage garage. Located in a nice neighborhood. Selling As Is for $50,000 Call (570) 855-9875


WILKES-BARRE 84 Madison Street

Nice duplex. Renovated 2nd floor. Great investment or convert back to single. 3 bedroom, 1 bath on 1st Floor. 2 bedroom, 1 bath 2nd floor. Detached garage. $79,000 MLS# 11-1095 Call Jeff Cook Realty World Bank Capital 570-235-1183

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WILKES-BARRE If you need a 4 bedroom home with generous room sizes, 1.5 baths & detached garage, then this is the one! 3 season sunroom & neat basement. VERY NICE CONDITION!


MLS# 10-1191 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

35 Murray St. Large well kept 6 bedroom home in quiet neighborhood. Off street parking, good size back yard. Owner very motivated to sell. MLS 10-3668 $79,900 Call Don Crossin 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770



39 W. Chestnut St. Lots of room in this single with 3 floors of living space. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath with hardwood floors throughout, natural woodwork, all windows have been replaced, laundry/pantry off of kitchen. 4x10 entry foyer, space for 2 additional bedrooms on the 3rd floor. Roof is new. MLS 11-325 Jay A. Crossin 570-288-0770 Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770


54 CORLEAR ST. Well maintained home on a double lot, on a lovely residential street. Walk to the River Common Park. Close to schools. 1st floor bedroom and ½ bath. 2nd floor 2 or 3 bedrooms and a full bath. Although not currently finished, the basement is heated and can be finished for additional living space. Call for your private showing. MLS#11-1142 $109,900. MaryEllen Belchick 696-6566 or Walter Belchick 696-2600 ext. 301

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Centrally located this charming 3 bedroom, 1 Bath 2 story, with hardwood floors, eat in kitchen, fenced yard. Is an ideal starter home. Good potential at $24,900 Anne Marie Chopick 570-760-6769 GEORGE T. BELL REAL ESTATE 570-288-6654


3 bedroom, 1 bath. Close to casino, off street parking, nice yard. New energy efficient windows. $66,000 570-479-0935


Nice duplex, was originally a single family home & can easily be a single again. Additional off street access by rear alley of property. Seller assist available. $44,900 Call Kathy B @ 570-474-6307 or 570-715-7747



INVESTMENT! 133-135 Old River Rd Designed and constructed as a 4-unit apartment building. Solid brick and masonry exterior. Each apartment contains 1300+/-SF of living space with 6 rooms, 2 bedrooms and one bath. Full concrete basement and offstreet parking for 6 cars. MLS#11-1232 $124,900 Ted Poggi 283-9100 ext.25



Centrally located, this triplex is fully occupied and has 2 bedrooms in each unit. Nicely maintained with one long term tenant on 3rd floor and off street parking. An annual income of $17,520 makes it an attractive buy. MLS 11-825 Anne Marie Chopick GEORGE T. BELL REAL ESTATE 570-288-6654 570-760-6769

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530 Dennison Ave.

Newly built 3 bedroom home. 20-year no-interest mortgage. Must meet Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity eligibility requirements.

Working Barber Shop, Same Barber shop for over 40 years. HIGH TRAFFIC AREA! $21,000 MLS# 11-1744 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950


WILKES-BARRE 89 Simpson St., This well kept 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home offers an open living room/ dining room floor plan. Master bedroom with its own office area. Plenty of closets in addition to the walk-up attic for storage! Off-street parking, large deck overlooking the fenced rear yard. Just move right in! $83,900 Jill Jones 696-6550

Updated double ready to rent & Owner occupied for many years. Newer kitchens, baths & vinyl siding makes this a great investment! $59,000 MLS# 11-1299 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

116 Amber Lane Very nice Bi-level home with 2-3 bedrooms, open floor plan, built in garage, driveway, on corner lot. Lower level family room with pellet stove. Move in condition home. For more information and photos visit www.atlas $95,000 MLS 10-4538 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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Great 3 bedroom Cape Cod with charm & character, 1 3/4 baths, nice yard. MLS# 10-342 $139,900 call Nancy 570-237-0752 www.atlasrealtyinc

61 Pittston Ave. Stately brick Ranch in private location. Large room sizes, fireplace, central A/C. Includes extra lot. For more information and photos visit www.atlas MLS #10-3512 PRICE REDUCED $189,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101


RR2 Box 200 Well maintained, 4 bedroom, 1 1/2 baths, eat-in kitchen, spacious living room, front & back porches on 1.58 acres. $123,800. Call Jeannie Brady ERA BRADY ASSOCIATES 570-836-3848


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Commercial Property with approx. 5000 sq. ft. with an office, storage & a 2nd floor apt in a high traffic area. $196,000 MLS# 11-945 Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950


47 N. Thomas St. Well maintained duplex in a nice area of Kingston. 2nd floor unit is occupied. New roof, new heating system, brand new in ground pool recently installed. Laundry hook-up for both units in basement. Newer roof and exterior recently painted. MLS 11-1199 $144,500 Jay A. Crossin 570-288-0770 Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770


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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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 $159,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

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921 Main St. Over 2,000 S/F of commercial space + 2 partially furnished apartments, garage, and off street parking. Great convenient location. MLS #11-1965 $237,000 Call Tom 570-282-7716

118 Glendale Road Well established 8 unit Mobile Home Park (Glen Meadow Mobile Home Park) in quiet country like location, zoned commercial and located right off Interstate 81. Convenient to shopping center, movie theater. Great income opportunity! Park is priced to sell. Owner financing is available with a substantial down payment. For more details and photos visit www.atlas MLS 11-1530 $210,000 Call Kim 570-466-3338

379-381 Sixth St. Perfect first home for you with one side paying most of your mortgage. Would also make a nice investment with all separate utilities and nice rents. Large fenced yard, priced to sell. Don’t wait too long. Call today to schedule a tour. MLS 11-1453 $89,900 Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 CROSS REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770


S. Mountain Blvd. Best location in Mountaintop. 7,700 sq. ft. building with 250’ frontage. Currently an automotive center. Building is adaptable to many uses. $595,000 Call Dave 570-474-6307

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134 Page Ave. Light industrial complex consisting of main building (8,417 S/F) with offices and shop areas. Clear-span warehouse (38’x144’); and pole building (38’x80’) on 1.16 acres. MLS 11-1320 $299,000 Call Joe Moore 570-288-1401

107-109 E. Carey St. High traffic, high potential location with enough space for 2 second floor apartments. Large front windows for showroom display. Basement & subbasement for additional storage or workspace. MLS# 10-1919 Call Stanley (570) 817-0111

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44.59 ACRES

Industrial Site. Rail served with all utilities. KOZ approved. For more information and photos visit www.atlas $2,395,000 MLS#10-669 Call Charlie


Beautiful wooded corner lot - ideal for a home. Features excellent views and quiet resort serenity. Club amenities for property owners include golf, spa, pools and much more! .30 acres. Price reduced to $25,000 917-519-7532


Hard to find this one! Buildable lot with view of lake. $32,900 MLS# 10-2523 Call Cindy 570-690-2689




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423 E. Church St. Great 2 family in move in condition on both sides, Separate utilities, 6 rooms each. 3 car detached garage in super neighborhood. Walking distance to college. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 11-1608 $127,500 Call Tom 570-262-7716



HIGHWAY 315 2 acres of commercial land. 165 front feet. Driveway access permit and lot drainage in place. WIll build to suit tenant or available for land lease. For more information and photos visit www.atlas MLS 11-17 Price Negotiable Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101



1011-1015 Oak St Available 2 buildings on site. #1011 is a 2 story office building with approximately 3800 square feet. #1015 is a single story building with approximately 3000 square feet. $489,000 MLS# 11-445 Call Pat Guzzy 570-407-2480

Start your own business in the heart of Sweet Valley! Showroom, fireplace, pole building, storage building, paved parking, fenced rear, well & septic. Prime location, high traffic area. Lot next door is going with the property.

NOW LISTED AT $115,000

MLS# 08-3297 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

WEST WYOMING 331 Holden St 10-847

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2020 Sq. Ft, Commercial building on corner lot with parking. Prime location. Lower level street entrance. Close to major highways. PRICE REDUCED $147,000 MLS# 10-3225 Call Jeff Cook Realty World Bank Capital 570-235-1183


14 West Sixth St.

Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate 570-474-2340



78 Park Avenue STATELY 3 UNIT. 5000 + sq. ft. Owner’s unit has 3 finished living levels with Victorian features, apartments are turnkey with appliances and there is a separate w/d unit for tenant use. Owner did not skimp on quality. Must be seen to appreciate. MLS 11-225 $159,900 Ask for Holly EILEEN R. MELONE REAL ESTATE 570-821-7022


15 South River St. For Sale By Owner 4,536 sq. ft., high traffic area, across from Rite-Aid, gas heat. For more info, call 570-820-5953


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MAKE AN OFFER! Ideal location between WilkesBarre & Scranton. Ample parking with room for additional spaces. Perfect for medical or professional offices. Contact agent to show. Contact Judy Rice 570-714-9230 MLS# 10-1110

30 W. Noble St. Great investment property with a great profit. VInyl sided 6 unit building with 2 bedrooms each. Gas heat. Newer roof. Off street parking. Tentants pay all utilities. $179,000 MLS# 11-1554 Call Florence 570-715-7737

138-148 Welles St.

DRASTIC PRICE REDUCTION! Be part of the Welles Street Revitalization! 2 buildings with offices & warehouse/garage areas. Zoned M-1. Office space for lease. Call agent for more details. 138142 Approx 9784 sq. ft. & 144-146 approx 5,800 sq ft. $335,000 Contact Judy Rice 714-9230 MLS# 11-4293


Township Blvd.


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819 North Washington St.


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Highly visible office building w/ample off street parking. Executive office on 1st level. Potential for 2 tenants in lower level. PRICE REDUCED $424,000 MLS #11-995 Call Tracy Zarola 570-574-6465 570-696-0723

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530 Rocky Glen Rd. Industrial property in a convenient location! Many possibilities for business, 3,000 sq ft of warehouse/work space. 1,000 sq ft of office space. Perfect for tractor/ trailer repair storage, repo car, boat or RV storage. 220 ft of road frontage, perfect for car sales on 2 plus acres. Close to 81, turnpike and airport. MLS# 11-847 $ 499,900 Call Brenda Suder 332-8924.


Custom leases from $8.00-$12.00/sqft + NNN based on terms. Space available from 300-4300 sqft. Established business on-site, property fronts 4 lane traffic and is only minutes from Wilkes-Barre City. MLS# 10-2064 Call Cindy 570-690-2689



622 Donnelly St. Double Block in good condition. Great investment property. Come take a look. $96,000 MLS# 10-2668 Call Karen

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74 S. Thomas St. Well kept duplex located on a nice street. 2 bedrooms in each unit. All windows replaced, screened in porches for both apartments, 2 car garage in rear. Can be converted back to a single family home. MLS 11-1544 $99,000 Jay A. Crossin 570-288-0770 Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770



Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate 570-474-2340

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Price Reduced! 104 5TH ST. Great location to invest in with this duplex, you can have a tenant help with your mortgage or just collect the rents. 2 bedrooms in each unit. Semimodern kitchens and baths. Both units have access to the basement for storage. First floor has gas fireplace, ductless A/C units and laundry area. Large garage with workshop area. Take a look and bring your offers! MLS#11-1038 $99,900 Jill Jones 696-6550


Many possibilities for this building. 40 + parking spaces, 5 offices, 3 baths and warehouse. $425,000 Maria Huggler CLASSIC PROPERTIES 570-587-7000

4C Liberty St. Diamond in the rough - Over 23 acres of land waiting to be improved by energetic developer. Lots are level & nestled at the end of quiet street. Liberty St. is a right off 309 south at Januzzi's Pizza. Land is at end of street. $199,900 Call Jill Hiscox 570-690-3327

LEWITH & FREEMAN 570-696-3801 Looking to buy a home? Place an ad here and let the sellers know! 570-829-7130


Former upholestry shop. 1st floor in need of a lot of TLC. 2nd floor apartment in good condition & rented with no lease. Storage area. Off street parking available. $79,500 Contact Judy Rice 714-9230 MLS# 11-572

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


South of L.C.C.C. Residential development, underground utilities including gas. 1 - Frontage 120’x 265’ deep $38,000. 2 - Frontage 210’x 158’deep $38,000 Call 570-714-1296


19 Ziegler Road Picture sunrise over the mountain. Ready to build, residential lot. Secluded entrance road from Route 502. Priced to sell! Underground telephone and electric service in place. Make this the site of your future home. MLS#11-486 $55,000 Ron Skrzysowski 696-6551


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 $172,400 Call Charlie VM 101

912 Lots & Acreage


Prime residential wooded lot. .89 acres with plenty of privacy. MLS#11-1811 $69,900 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801


Springview Court 4.05 acre Wooded Lot on Cul-de-sac in the Goodleigh Manor development No sign on property. Lot requires on site well & septic. $142,500 MLS# 10-2755 Call Cindy 570-690-2689


38 & 40 Laurel St 2 blocks off River St. 50’W X 100’D. Nice Location. Utilities in place. $12,000 570-829-8529 PRICES REDUCED EARTH CONSERVANCY LAND FOR SALE 46+/- Acres Hanover Twp., $89,000 10+/- Acres Hanover Twp., $69,000 28+/- Acres Fairview Twp., $85,000 32+/- Acres Wilkes-Barre Twp REDUCED! 61+/- Acres Nuangola $118,000 JUST SOLD! 40+/- Acres Newport Twp. See additional Land for Sale at www. earth 570-823-3445


4 buildable residential lots for sale individually or take all 4! Buyer to confirm water and sewer with zoning officer. Directions: R. on E. Franklin, R. on Lawn to L. on Harford. $22,500 per lot Mark Mason 570-331-0982 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 GET THE WORD OUT with a Classified Ad. 570-829-7130


912 Lots & Acreage


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1 Kidder & Walnut

Buildable 1.5 acre lot in Wilkes-Barre Township. Utilities available. Lot is located in a residential area. $39,500 MLS 11-583 Call Judy Rice 570-714-9230

915 Manufactured Homes


Laurel Run & San Souci Parks, Like new, several to choose from, Financing &Warranty, MobileOne.Sales Call (570)250-2890

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LAKE NUANGOLA Furnished Lakefront property with boat slip. Beautiful recently remodeled 3 bedrooms, 2 bath house with large deck overlooking the Lake. Call Lou for details. (610) 325-9715

930 Wanted to Buy Real Estate

WE BUY HOMES 570-956-2385 Any Situation

Available June 15 Modern 2nd floor 2 bedroom apartment. Off street parking. Washer dryer hookup. Appliances. Bus stop at the door. $550 / month. Call 570-954-1992


Brand new, clean 2 bedrooms. Washer/ dryer hook-up. No Pets. $550 + utilities. Other Apartments Available! 570-868-6020


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1 bedroom, furnished, LAKE FRONT apartments. Wall to wall, appliances, lake rights, off street parking. No Pets. Lease, security & references. 570-639-5920 WILKES-BARRE


ŠShort or long term ŠExcellent Neighborhood ŠPriv. Tenant Parking Š$750 includes all utilities. No pets. (570) 822-9697


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1st floor, 1 bedroom, off street parking, water, sewer & garbage, storage room, washer/dryer hook up. $485/month + gas, electric, security & references Call (570) 823-6060


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

BACK MOUNTAIN 3 large 1 bedroom

apts, 3 kitchens with appliances, 3 baths. Apts. have access to one another. No lease. $795 for all 3 apts ($265 per apt.) Convenient to all colleges and gas drilling areas.

Call for more info 570-696-1866

BACK MOUNTAIN Attractive 1st floor,

3 rooms, hardwood floors, tile bath, rear porch overlooking creek & mountain side. Off street parking. $750/ month. Includes heat, water, sewer, & trash. Security references. No Pets. Call (570) 655-4311

Heat included. Off street parking. No pets. Security & lease. $365/ month. Call 570-690-3086


New furnished 3 room apartment Includes water, septic & most of the heat. No smoking & no pets. $750/ month. + security, references. Could be unfurnished. Call (570) 954-1200

DALLAS 1 bedroom, 1 bath,

2nd floor, appox. 800 sq. ft., walk in closet, laundry room, deck & yard. Off street parking. $575 + utilities. 1 year lease, credit check & references required. Call (570) 675-4597


2 bedroom. Utilities, electric & gas by tenant. $480/month + 1 month security deposit. No pets 570-675-7768


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


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Dallas, Pa. MEADOWS APARTMENTS 220 Lake St. Housing for the elderly & mobility impaired; all utilities included. Federally subsidized program. Extremely low income persons encouraged to apply. Income less than $11,900. 570-675-6936, 8 am-4 pm, Mon-Fri. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

Shopping for a new apartment? Classified lets you compare costs without hassle or worry! Get moving with classified! Large completely remodeled 2 bedroom styled townhouse. Stove & fridge included. Private interior attic & basement access. Washer/ dryer hookup. Nice yard. $650. No pets. Call 570-479-6722


Spacious 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Convenient location. Refrigerator & stove provided, washer/dryer hookup, no pets, $525/month. Section 8 Accepted Call 570-357-3628


Aavailable July 1st, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, refrigerator and stove provided, no pets. New exterior and interior doors new kitchen counter and sink. Electric heat in all rooms. Private off street parking. New lights with ceiling fans. About 750sq ft. $450/per month, water and sewer paid. Call (570) 7607504 after 12:00 p.m. to set an appointment



222 Schooley Ave. Exeter, PA

Accepting applications for 1 bedroom apartments. Quality 1 bedroom apartments for ages 62 and older. Income limits apply. Rent only $437 month. * Utilities Included * Laundry Facilities * On Site Management *Private parking Call for appointment 570-654-5733 Monday - Friday 8am-11am. Equal Housing Opportunity


1st floor,2 bedroom, off street parking, large living room with eat in kitchen, garbage & sewer included. $650 + utilities & security. Call (570) 760-2362


Spacious 1st floor, 2-3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. Includes stove & fridge, heat, gas, water, sewer & garbage No smoking. $700/ month + security. Call (570) 829-0854


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Immediate Occupancy!!

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

1 B edroom Sta rting a t $675.00 • Includes gas heat, w ater,sew er & trash • C onvenient to allm ajor highw ays & public transportation • Fitness center & pool • P atio/B alconies • P et friendly* • O nline rentalpaym ents • Flexible lease term s M ond a y - Frid a y 9 -5 Sa turd a y 1 0-2

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

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Apartment Homes


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

$250 Off 1st Months Rent, Deposit With Good Credit.

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3029 South Main St Very large 1st floor,

3 bedrooms, wall to wall carpet, central air, eat in kitchen with appliances. Off street parking. Washer /dryer hookup. Heat & cooking gas included. Tenant pays electric & water. $750 + security. No Pets. Call 570-814-1356

HANOVER TOWNSHIP Great location, 1 bedroom apartment in residential area, all utilities included. $600/month + security. 908-482-0335


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


3 bedroom. Off street parking. Freshly painted, new carpet. Water & Sewer included. No pets. Washer dryer hookup. New bathroom / kitchen. 1st month & security required. $650 570-574-8673


Clean & bright 3 bedroom apartments. Heat, water, garbage & sewer included with appliances. Off street parking. No pets, non smoking, not section 8 approved. References, security, first and last months rent. $725/month 570-852-0252 570-675-1589

31 Pulaski St 2 bedroom, living room, large eat in kitchen, modern bath. Includes fridge, stove, washer, dryer, & water. $500 per month + utilities & security deposit, No pets. Call Chris 570-417-2919


Must Be Seen! Private home, 2nd floor duplex. Outstanding neighborhood, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, expansive apartment. All new kitchen with appliances. Extra storage available. $650 + utilities. No pets, no smoking. Lease/ application 570-954-2111 leave message

Available June 15 Spacious 1 bedroom, 1st floor apartment. Large basement. Washer/ dryer hookup. Garbage fees included. $515/ month + utilities. 1st & last + security. No pets. 570-954-1992


Private 2nd floor, 1 bedroom apartment for rent. Sewer & water included. $425/month + security & references Call (570) 540-6794

JENKINS TWP./PITTSTON 2nd floor, newly renovated, 2 bedrooms, carpet, nice yard, easy parking. Small Pets okay. Heat, Water included. $650/month. Credit check & references required. Cell (917) 753-8192

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


168 S. MAPLE AVE Carriage house apartment, completely remodeled, five large rooms with 2-bedrooms, bath with separate tub and shower. 1300SF. 1-car garage in private location. Central A/C. MLS#11-895 $1,000/Month plus utilities Ted Poggi 283-9100 x25

971 Vacation & Resort Properties

KINGSTON 44 E. Walnut St.


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


AVAILABLE NOW! 2nd Floor, 1 Bed, 1 Bath, modern kitchen, living room, washer & dryer. Next to the Post Office, off street parking, $500 + utilities, water & sewer included, 1 year lease, security & references. No Pets. No Smoking. Call 570-822-9821


E.Light, WALNUT ST. bright, 1st

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

971 Vacation & Resort Properties


Come relax and enjoy great fishing & tranquility at it’s finest. Housekeeping cottages on the water with all the amenities of home. (315) 375-8962




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

(570) 823-8027


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Washer & Dryer Central Air Fitness Center Swimming Pool Easy Access to I-81 Mon – Fri. 9 –5 44 Eagle Court Wilkes-Barre, PA 18706 (Off Route 309)

• High Efficiency Heat/Air Conditioning • Newer Appliances • Laundry Rooms • Community Room • Private Parking • Rent Includes Water, Sewer & Refuse For more info or to apply, please call: 570-733-2010 TDD: 800-654-5984 293176

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Commercial Properties


PROVINCIAL TOWER - S. MAIN Great Commercial Store Front, & Inside Suites Available Steps from New Intermodal Hub & Public Parking

Starting at $650

utilities included FREE RENT - Call For Details Today!



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EXECUTIVE STYLE LIVING 2nd floor apartment in beautiful historical home. 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, dining room, living room, newly remodeled kitchen with granite counters and all appliances provided, including washer/dryer, off-street parking, plenty of storage. Available July 1. $1,000/mo. 570-472-1110


Rutter Ave. 1 bedroom 1st floor, large living room, neutral decor. Gas heat, water included. Off street parking. No pets. $420 plus security & lease. 570-793-6294 KINGSTON


Kingston “A Place To Call Home” Spacious 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apts 3 Bedroom Townhomes Gas heat included


24hr on-site Gym Community Room Swimming Pool Maintenance FREE Controlled Access Patio/Balcony and much more... Call Today or stop by for a tour! 570-288-9019


2 bedroom, new carpet/paint, washer dryer hookup, no pets. $450/month + security & utilities. Please call 570-822-7657



Hanover Twp. 1st floor, living room, eat in kitchen, 2 bedroom, wall to wall, rear porch, washer & dryer. Water, garbage & sewer included. No pets. $450/month. 1st, Last, security, & References. 570-821-5694

PROFESSIONALLY MANAGED LUZERNE. Modern, made beautiful, 4 rooms complete, appliances include built-ins, laundry, colonial kitchen, courtyard, parking 1 car. NO PETS/NO SMOKING. 2 YEAR LEASE $595 + utilities, EMPLOYMENT/ VERIFICATION APPLICATION

AMERICA REALTY 570-288-1422


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

Cozy 1 bedroom, 2nd floor. Kitchen, living area. New flooring, private entrance, yard access. Off street parking. $440/mo. Water & trash included. Security & 1 year lease. No pets. Call (570) 760-5573


Efficiency. Some utilities included. New carpet. $380/month Lease & security. Available June 15 Call after 6 p.m. 570-220-6533

MOUNTAIN TOP 1 Bedroom apart-

ments for elderly, disabled. Rents based on 30% of ADJ gross income. Handicap Accessible. Equal Housing Opportunity. TTY711 or 570-474-5010 This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer.


No pets. Rents based on income start at $405 & $440. Handicap Accessible. Equal Housing Opportunity. Call 570-474-5010 TTY711 This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


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First floor, 3 rooms plus bath with shower. Refrigerator, stove, ceiling fans, carpeting, heat, hot water, sewer & garbage included. No pets or smoking. $465 + security. Call (570) 814-2229

NANTICOKE Spacious 2 bed-

room apartment. Wall to wall carpet, coin operated laundry on premises, Garbage & sewer included. $600/mo. + security. Credit check & references required. Call Monica Lessard

570-287-1196 Ext. 3182

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Available In July 3rd floor, 3 bedroom Living room & den, full eat in kitchen, full bath. $550 + security. Sewer & garbage included. Call (570) 883-0505

WILKES-BARRE 19 Catlin Ave

2 bedroom. Heat & hot water. New stove & fridge. Tenant pays electric 646-391-4638 or 570-825-8360


2nd floor 1 bedroom, heat, water, stove & fridge included. Security & background check. $500 to $550. Call 570-332-8114

3 BED/1.5 BATHS HEAT, WATER, SEWER & TRASH INCLUDED, secure building, washer/ dryer on-site,wood floors, yard, parking. $795. (570) 899-8034


3 bedroom, washer dryer hookup, off street parking. 2nd & 3rd floors. No pets. $525/month + security & utilities. Call 570-822-7657



1 bedroom 2nd floor, stove & refrigerator, washer/ dryer hook up, wall to wall, gas heat, 2 car off street parking, no smoking, no pets. Near casino & I-81. 1 year lease. $400 + utilities, security, 1st & last month, credit & background checks. 570-639-1564


floor, off street parking, large living space. $425/mo + utilities. No pets or smoking. Call 570-820-8822

PLAINS Great Location

1st floor, 2 bedroom large eat-in kitchen, living room, tiled bath, wall to wall, AC, parking. $465 + utilities. Call 570-696-1866

SHAVERTOWN bedroom, 2nd

2 floor.Includes water, sewer & garbage. New carpet. Off street parking. No smoking or pets. $525/mo.+ security. Call (570) 709-3288


675 Main St 2nd floor. 2 bedroom, 1 bath. stove included. $475/ month + utilities, electric heat & security Call 570-371-2030


3 bedroom, 1 bath, 2nd floor, electric heat, refrigerator and stove included. No pets. $550/month + utilities & security Call 570-371-2030


Availabe Immediatly Clean 1 bedroom, 2nd floor. Washer/ dryer hookup. $500/mo. + utilities & security. Call (570) 947-8073 West Pittston, Pa. GARDEN VILLAGE APARTMENTS 221 Fremont St. Housing for the elderly & mobility impaired; all utilities included. Federally subsidized program. Extremely low income persons encouraged to apply. Income less than $11,900. 570-655-6555, 8 am-4 pm, Monday-Friday. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

WEST WYOMING Available July 1st

Large, modern 2nd floor 1 bedroom apartment. Living room & dining room with large eat in kitchen. Deck. Heat & water included. No pets. $600 + security. Call 570-693-9339

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Very Large apartment located in desirable neighborhood. Within walking distance to Wilkes & Kings. Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom includes a private balcony/deck overlooking an inground pool, offstreet parking, hardwood floors, washer/dryer hookup and a room that could be used as a small 4th bedroom. No pets. $1,650/month + security deposit Email: cshovlin@fcla or call (570) 718-1444 and ask for Chris.



77 S. Main Street 2 bedroom, 2nd floor. $385 + utilities. No pets. 570-655-2313 or 570-654-6737


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

APARTMENTS FOR RENT. Deposit & 1st months rent required. No pets. $450-$550 (516) 216-3539


Cute 3 bedroom apartment, just renovated, quiet neighborhood, no pets, washer/dryer hook-up, off-street parking, $515/ month + utilities & 1 month security. 845-386-1011


$50 off Promotion Available Now!




2 bedroom. $675/ month. Includes gas heat. Security & references required No pets. Call 570-288-4200

1 bedroom starting @ $690

(*Maximum Incomes vary according to household size)

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

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

West River Street Several 1 bedroom apartments available. Hardwood flooring & appliances included. Heat, water, sewer & trash also included. Walking distance to Wilkes University. Pet Friendly. Available June 1. Starting at $600. 570-969-9268 Wilkes-Barre Š2 bedroom single, exceptional Š1 bedroom, water included Š2 bedroom, water included Š3 bedroom single family exceptional Duryea Š2 bedroom, affordable, water included Nanticoke Š2 bedroom, large, water included Pittston ŠLarge 1 bedroom water included Plymouth Š3 bedroom half double Old Forge Š2 bedroom exceptional water included McDermott & McDermott Real Estate Inc. Property Management 570-821-1650 (direct line) Mon-Fri. 8-7pm Sat. 8-noon


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


113 Edison St. Quiet neighborhood. 2 bedroom apartments available for immediate occupancy. Heat & hot water included. $625 Call Aileen at 570-822-7944


BLANDINA APARTMENTS Deluxe 1 & 2 bedroom. Wall to Wall carpet. Some utilities by tenant. No pets. Non-smoking. Elderly community. Quiet, safe. Off street parking. Call 570-693-2850


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9 E. Chestnut St. 1 bedroom, wall /wall carpet, fresh paint. Eat-in kitchen, stove & fridge included. Front porch & shared backyard. Heat & hot water included. Tenant pays electric & cooking gas. $500/month + security. Call (570)814-1356

Wilkes-Barre ONE AND TWO BEDROOM UNITS For lease, available

immediately, 1 bathroom, refrigerator and stove provided, washer/dryer hookup, Washer and Dryer in one unit. Call to leave message, $500.00/per month, plus utilities, references/ security deposit. Call 570-735-4074


One bedroom executive apartment. Beautiful, fully furnished, TV and all appliances included. Conveniently located. $700/month. 570-826-1688


Luxury one bedroom apartment. 1.5 baths. All appliances & utilities included. A must see! $1,100/month Call 570-574-3065


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

Commercial Properties


422 North Main Street, Pittston

Flexible commercial/office space on Main Street. Includes 4 separate offices, large room which could be used as a conference room and a restroom. Very high traffic area. Located in a strip mall that is fully occupied. Parking available. For more details and pictures, visit MLS 111832. $750/month + utilities. Call Kim at 570-466-3338.


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


Wyoming Ave Commercial Spaces Available. High Traffic Area. 500 sf & 1,100 sf. Call Mark 570-696-1600




available immediately, 3200 sq ft square feet, On Main Street Luzerne, off-street parking, forced air furnace, central air, Call (570) 288-5404 after 8:00 a.m. to set an appointment or email morgancorp@


Suite for lease in modern building in Avoca. Designed for 2 physicans. 2,800 sq ft, 6 exam rooms, large reception area, breakroom/kitchen, file room, 2 restrooms, lab area, 2 private offices. Excellent condition. Close to I-81. 50+ parking spots available. 570-954-7950


Kingston, PA Available Immediately, Off street parking. Security required. 3 room Suite $300/month, includes utilities. 570-690-0564 570-823-7564



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Hazleton St. Modern office for lease only. Visible from Rt309 & I-81 with easy access to both. Adaptable to many uses. Tenant pays utilities. $5,000/month Contact Judy Rice 714-9230 MLS# 11-851

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Are you paying too much for your current office, but dread the inconvenience of moving? We can help! We not only offer less expensive rent, but we will also help you move to our modern office space in the Luzerne Bank Building on Public Square. Rents include heat, central air, utilities, trash removal, and nightly cleaning - all without a sneaky CAM charge. Access parking at the the intermodal garage via our covered bridge. 300SF to 5000SF available. We can remodel to suit. Brokers protected. Call Jeff Pyros at 570-822-8577

328 Kennedy Blvd. Modern medical space, labor & industry approved, ADA throughout, 2 doctor offices plus 4 exam rooms, xray and reception and breakrooms. Could be used for any business purpose. Will remodel to suit. For lease $2,200/MO. Also available for sale MLS #11-751 Call Charlie VM 101


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

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

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12,000 sq. ft. building in downtown location. Warehouse with light manufacturing. Building with some office space. Entire building for lease or will sub-divide. MLS #10-1074 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

953 Houses for Rent


3/4 bedroom home, gas heat, all appliances included. $1,050 + utilities. Call (570) 406-6044

DO YOU HAVE A HOUSE YOU WOULD BE INTERESTED IN LEASING? I have immediate qualified renters looking for Homes or Townhomes to lease. Please email me at:

asap for details and list of preferred areas. Dee Fields, Associate Broker 570-788-7511




KINGSTON Garage for Rent.

Clean car storage only, $65/month Call 570-696-3915


Half Doubles

EXETER Newly remodeled 3

bedroom fully basement & attic. Stove, refrigerator, fenced in yard and back patio. Washer/dryer hook up. Sewer included. $700/month + utilities. No Pets. Non Smoker. 1 month security and references. Available June 15. Call (570) 693-5673


3 bedrooms, 1 bath, gas heat, wall to wall carpet, washer/dryer hookup. $575/month + utilities by tenant. Call 570-690-3367

LARKSVILLE bedroom, 1 bath

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


2-3 bedrooms, 1.5 bath, fridge & stove provided, washer/ dryer hookup & wall to wall carpet. $475/month plus security & utilities. 570-472-2392





2 bedroom home, hardwood floors, central air, fireplace, new paint, garage. $550/ month + utilities. No pets. Call (570) 332-2477

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2 bedroom home. All appliances, $600/month. NO PETS. Security and lease. Call 570-762-6792

HARVEYS LAKE SMALL 2 BEDROOM Living room, dining

room, kitchen, gas heat, heated basement, stove, fridge, sewer garbage included. No pets. , $600/per month, + utilities security & lease. 570-639-5608


TOWNHOUSE In nice neighbor-

hood. 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath. Appliances, washer/ dryer, parking for 2. $850. No pets/ smoking. Security & references required. 570-885-5683


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

PLYMOUTH Nice location.

Large 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, lots of storage. Sewer included. $575/mo. 1st & last. Call 570-332-8922

WILKES-BARRE 2 Half Doubles

Both located in nice neighborhoods. Off street parking. Large back yards. No pets. Security & all utilities by tenant. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, huge attic. $625/month. Also, Adorable 2 bedroom. $550/month 570-766-1881

WILKES-BARRE SOUTH Beautiful, clean 1/2

double in a quiet neighborhood. 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, full basement, fenced in yard, 3 porches. New insulation & energy efficient windows. Washer/ Dryer hookup, dishwasher $650 + utilities. 570-592-4133

WYOMING 3 bedroom, central

air, baseboard hot water, all modern appliances, including washer/dryer, off street parking $850/month + utilities Call (570) 760-4483

953 Houses for Rent


LOTT ROAD MESHOPPEN, PA. For lease, available immediately! 3 bedrooms, 2 bath rooms, USE OF EXISTING APPLIANCES, washer/dryer hook - up, covered parking, pets ok, ON MYO BEACH AND THE SUSQUEHANNA RIVER, $1100.00 FIRST AND LAST/ per month, plus utilities, SECURITY /deposit. Call (570) 762-4471 to set an appointment or email BIOBOB@ME.COM.

1,200s/f with basement & yard. Hardwood floors, 3 bedrooms. Sewer & water included. Security & references required. $1,095/month Call (570) 498-1510


Scenic & tranquil setting for 3 bedroom, 2 bath home located on private drive. Hardwood floors with area rugs, large kitchen, dishwasher, stove, fridge & office area. 2nd floor bonus room. Laundry hookup in basement, enclosed porches (front heated). Sewer, water & outside lawn maintenance included. $1,250 + security, lease & background check. Available in Mid July. Crestwood Schools 570-678-5850


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


WEST PITTSTON House and garage

for rent with electric overhead door. Must see! Call 570-430-3095




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


Room for rent.$400 Washer / dryer, cable included. 845-616-1461


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seeking professional female to share house. Only $250/ month. All utilities included. Beautiful home 5 rooms + 2 bedrooms. Rec basement, carpeted. No pets, neat person wanted, age unimportant. 570-762-8202

971 Vacation & Resort Properties


Boca Raton Beautiful 5 room home with Pool. Fully furnished. On canal lot. $600 weekly. If interested, write to: 120 Wagner St. Moosic, PA 18507

HARVEY’S LAKE Lake front apart-

ment & home for rent. Furnished. Weekly rentals. 570-639-5041 for details.

WILDWOOD CREST Ocean front, on

the Beach. 1 bedroom Condo, pool. 06/24 - 09/09 $1,550/week 570-693-3525

974 Wanted to Rent Real Estate


Middle Aged Professional looking to rent Dock at Harvey’s Lake. Call (570)760-6277

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A/C & Refrigeration Services

HIGH EFFICIENT DUCTLESS AC Heat Pumps & Central Air Save $$$ On Your Cooling Bills Free Estimates Licensed & Insured 570-817-5944


Ductless / Central Air Conditioning Free Estimates Licensed & Insured 570-332-0715


Appliance Service

LEN HOSEY Appliance Service Washer/Dryer Range/Dishwasher. Whirlpool, Maytag, Kitchenaid & Roper 287-7973


Building & Remodeling

ALL OLDER HOMES SPECIALIST 825-4268. Remodel / Repair Kitchen & Baths

Call the Building Industry Association of NEPA to find a qualified member for your next project. call 287-3331 or go to DAVE JOHNSON Expert Bathroom Remodeling, Whole House Renovations, Interior & Exterior Carpentry. Kitchens and Basements Licensed &Insured



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DAVID DAVID A JONES BUILDING & REMODELING Additions, garages, sheds, kitchens, bathrooms, tile floor, finished basements, decks, siding, roofing, windows, doors, custom built oak stairs & trim. Licensed & insured. No job too small. 570-256-7567 or 570-332-0933 PA #0001719

Driveways, Sidewalks, Stone Work All top Masonry. Bahram, 855-8405


All Types Of Work New or Remodeling Licensed & Insured Free Estimates 570-406-6044

Stately brick, 4 bedroom, 2 bath & 2 half bath home. Hardwood floors, spacious rooms, beautiful patio, all appliances included. $1,600/ month + utilities. MLS#10-2290 570-696-3801 Call Margy 570-696-0891


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

Call 829-7130 to place your ad. ONLY ONL NLY ONE NL N LE LEA L LEADER. E DER.

Chimney Service

COZY HEARTH CHIMNEY Chimney Cleaning, Rebuilding, Repair, Stainless Steel Lining, Parging, Stucco, Caps, Etc. Free Estimates Licensed & Insured 1-888-680-7990


Cleaning & Maintainence

A+ CLEANING BY VERA Homes, apartments & offices. Day, evenings & weekends. 570-309-8128 or 570-709-3370


Let Us Do The Cleaning!!! Christopher’s Cleaning Service Call Today 570-299-9512 or email us at: nepacleaning@


Concrete & Masonry

D. Pugh Concrete

All phases of masonry & concrete. Small jobs welcome. Senior discount, Free estimates Licensed & Insured 288-1701/655-3505 DEMPSKI MASONRY & CONCRETE All Phases Licensed & Insured No job too small. Free Estimates. 570-824-0130

GMD MASONRY All types of

concrete, masonry and stucco Licensed/Insured Free Estimates 570-451-0701

1057Construction & Building


Sales, service, installation & repair. FULLY INSURED HIC# 065008 CALL JOE (570)606-7489 (570)735-8551 H-D Contracting Residential remodeling. Both large and small jobs. Free Estimates. Call Justin 570-3320734 or Salvatore 570-881-2191




CHRIS MOLESKY CHIMNEY SPECIALIST New, repair, rebuild, liners installed. Inspections. Concrete & metal caps. Licensed & Insured 570-328-6257



ECONOLECTRIC All Phases Electrical work No Job Too Small. Residential & Commercial Free Estimates Licensed-Insured PA032422

(570) 602-7840

GETZIE ELECTRIC Licensed & Insured. 100 & 200 amp service upgrades. No job too small! 570-947-2818


Licensed, Insured, No job too small.


SLEBODA ELECTRIC Master electrician Licensed & Insured Bucket truck to 40’ 868-4469




6’-9’ ARBORVITAE Tree Planting Available Driveways, concrete pads & all types of Excavating! (570) 332-0077

1105 Floor Covering Installation

Vinyl & wood. Certified, Insured. 570-283-1341


MIRRA DRYWALL Hanging & Finishing Drywall Repair Textured Ceilings Licensed & Insured Free Estimates

(570) 675-3378 1084



Affordable & Reasonable Rates No Job Too Small. Licensed & insured. Free estimates. 570-574-6213 570-574-7195

GET THE WORD OUT with a Classified Ad. 570-829-7130



Hauling & Trucking


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

1129 Gutter Repair & Cleaning



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


Window Cleaning. Regulars, storms, etc. Pressure washing, decks, docks, houses,Free estimates. Insured. (570) 288-6794

NORTHEAST FLOORING SYSTEMS, INC Installing & Refinishing Hardwood floors. We install laminate flooring too! 570-561-2079


Handyman Services


Hanging & finishing, design ceilings. Free estimates. Licensed & Insured. 570-331-2355

We fix everything! Plumbing, Electrical & Carpentry. Retired Mr. Fix It. Emergencies 23/7

Cleanups/Cleanouts Large or Small Jobs FREE ESTIMATES (570) 814-4631



Dry Wall

The Handier Man


We Fix It


Handyman Services

MCGINLEY FLOORS LLC Wood, Laminate & Ceramic 570-895-4350


Pressure Washing We Also Do Indoor Painting. Experienced, Reliable & Honest. 570-899-5759




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

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

WILKES-BARRE Riverside Dr.


Northeast Contracting Group

Shedlarski Construction Home improvement

all appliances provided. Call 570-822-7039


We’l runyouraduntil thevehicle is sold

Roommate Wanted


Newly remodeled. 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, off street parking, fenced yard, some pets okay, appliances included. $800/month + utilities & security Call (570) 899-2665

SellingYour Car?

Handymen, Painting Carpet Repair & Installation All Types Of Repairs


Call Johnnie

Need help with a project or small jobs done? Evenings & weekends. References. 570-855-3823


Painting, drywall, plumbing & all types of home repairs, also office cleaning available. 570-829-5318 Licensed Contractor. Free Estimates. No job too big or small! 10% off with this ad. Great prices. Call today. 570-852-9281

Wanna make your car go fast? Place an ad in Classified! 570-829-7130.


TREE/SHRUB REMOVAL REMOVAL Estate Cleanout Free Estimates 24 HOUR SERVICE SMALL AND LARGE JOBS! 570-823-1811 570-239-0484


823-3788 / 817-0395 Charlie’s Charlie’s Hauling Residential & Commercial, Licensed & Insured. Free estimates. Whole estates, yard waste, construction Spring cleanup. 570-266-0360 or 570-829-0140

Mike’s$5 Up

Hauling, trash & debris, from houses garages & yards. Same day service. Free estimates.


Free estimates. Clean out attics, basements, estates We buy junk cars too! 570-472-2392

WClean ILL HAUL ANYTHING cellars, attics, yards & metal removal. Call John 570-735-3330

1162 Landscaping/ Garden BASIL FRANTZ LAWN & GARDEN SERVICE Residential & Commercial Shrub Trimming & Mulching. Junk Removal. Free Est. (570) 855-2409 or (570) 675-3517

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1162 Landscaping/ Garden BITTO LANDSCAPING & LAWN SERVICE Over 25 years experience, landscape designs, retaining walls, pavers, patios, decks, walkways, ponds, lighting, seeding, mulch, etc Free Estimates. 570-288-5177


Paver patios, walkways, retaining walls. Pressure Washing. Creative, Reliable & Honest. 570-899-5759

KELLER’S LAWN CARE Mowing, mulching, Spring cleanup, gravel & trimming. Commercial & Residential. 570-332-7016

MOWING, TRIMMING EDGING, SHRUBS & HEDGES. LAWN CARE. FULLY INSURED CALL & SAVE 10% OFF LAST BILL FREE ESTIMATES 570-814-0327 Patrick & Deb’s Deb’s Landscaping Landscaping, basic handy man, house cleaning & help moving. We even do inside painting. Any salvageable items can be picked up for free. Free estimates. Call 570-793-4232 Or 570-793-4773 QUALITY LAWN & LANDSCAPE Spring Clean Ups, Mulching, Grass Cutting,Fertilization, Tree & Shrub Maintenance & Installation Experienced, Affordable, Reliable Free Estimates (570) 592-4847 Rainbow Landscaping & Lawn Service Spring & Fall Cleanups. Trimming, mulching, complete landscape installation. Lic. & Insured. Call 570-674-2418   JOHN’S   “Picture Perfect” LANDSCAPING Bobcat : Grading Excavator : Digging Shrub/Tree Trimming, Install or Removal “Be safe, not sorry.” Edging/Mulch/Stone Lawns, Tilling & more Hauling / Removal Handyman, all types. Fencing / Deck Wash Blinds/Closets & more! Reasonable & Reliable

 570-735-1883 


Lawn Care

1ST Choice Landscaping

Complete Lawn Maintenance, Landscaping, Junk Removal. Free Estimates.



Care Service FREE ESTIMATES Mike 570-357-8074 Bill 570-855-2474 Leave Message


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


1189 Miscellaneous Service

VITO’S & GINO’S Wanted: Junk Cars & Trucks Highest Prices Paid!!

CONCRETE & MASONRY 570-283-5254

1186 Miscellaneous


$50 PER WINDOW 25+ Yrs Experience 570-855-6127

EDWARD’S ALL COUNTY PAVING & SEAL COATING 3 Generations of Experience. Celebrating 76 Years of Pride & Tradition! Licensed and Insured. Call Today For Your Free Estimate

570-474-6329 Lic.# PA021520

1249 Remodeling & Repairs

288-8995 1195


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


Painting & Wallpaper

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



Int./Ext. Experts! Aluminum, Wood & Deck Staining Free Estimates Licensed-Insured 30 Years Experience Locally Owned Sinced 1990 570-283-5714 A.B.C. Professional Painting 36 Yrs Experience We Specialize In New Construction Residential Repaints Comm./Industrial All Insurance Claims Apartments Interior/Exterior Spray,Brush, Rolls WallpaperRemoval Cabinet Refinishing Drywall/Finishing Power Washing Deck Specialist Handy Man FREE ESTIMATES Larry Neer 570-606-9638

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


Power Washing Free Estimates 20 Yrs. Experience Insured (570) 947-2777


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


Free Estimates. Reasonable Rates. Flexible Hours.

THE PAINT DUDE 570-650-3008


Brick, block, steps, stucco, stone, sidewalks, porches and small jobs!

Paving & Excavating





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

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D & D REMODELING From decks and kitchens to roofs, and baths, etc. WE DO IT ALL!!!!!!! CALL US FOR ALL OF YOUR INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR REMODELING NEEDS 570-406-9387 Licensed/Insured YOU’VE TRIED THE REST NOW CALL THE BEST!!!


Roofing & Siding

J&F ROOFING SPECIALISTS All types of roofing. Repairs & Installation 25 Years Experience Licensed / Insured Free Estimates Reliable Service 570-855-4259


570-824-6381 Roof Repairs & New Roofs. Shingle, Slate, Hot Built Up, Rubber, Gutters & Chimney Repairs. Year Round. Licensed/Insured ŠFREE EstimatesŠ

Jim Harden


New Roofs & Repairs, Shingles, Rubber, Slate, Gutters, Chimney Repairs. Credit Cards accepted. FREE ESTIMATES! Licensed-Insured EMERGENCIES

Mister “V” Constr uction

Year Round Roof Specialist Specializing In All Types of Roofs, Siding, Chimneys & Roof Repairs Low Prices Free Estimates Licensed & Insured 28 Years Experience 570-829-5133

SUMMER ROOFING Special $1.29 s/f Licensed, insured, fast service 570-735-0846

1294 Tile & Repair


Tile, Stone & Marble Installations Floors,Walls & Tubs 20 Yrs. Experience Rick 570-864-8595


Window Cleaning

Professional Window Cleaning & More. Gutters, carpet, pressure washing. Residential/commercial. Ins./bonded. Free est. 570-283-9840

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