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Geisinger, CMC merging Source says the joining is expected to bring major upgrades for Scranton’s Community Medical Center.

By ANDREW M. SEDER aseder@timesleader.com

Living Center at Montage Mountain in Scranton and two physical therapy 3:33 centers, one in Clarks Summit and one in the Green Ridge section of p.m. timesleader.com Scranton. Matthew Van Stone, a spokesman for Geisinger, declined comment Monday. CMC spokeswoman Wendy K. Wilson declined to provide specific details but offered a brief assessment of the pending announcement. First reported at

SCRANTON – Scranton’s Community Medical Center and Geisinger Health System are expected today to reveal plans to merge. A source says the deal, anticipated to be the subject of an 11:15 a.m. press conference, would mean an infusion of $158.6 million for capital projects at CMC. Among the planned upgrades would be new operating suites, improvements to the intensive care unit and the addition of an electronic health records system. Included in the merger would be CMC-owned Mountain View Assisted See MERGER, Page 12A

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oe Kanellis, 11, of Edwardsville, gets six hula hoops going at the ‘Funday Monday’ event on Public Square in WilkesBarre. The program, now in its third season, presents fun activities for children each Monday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. during the summer. For information, call event organizer DeRiel Hernandez at 793-3447.

Report: State’s middle class under siege

“Under Attack: Pennsylvania’s Middle Anthony F. Liuzzo, a professor of business Job and benefit loss, child-raising costs Class and the Job Crisis,” a 13-page report at Wilkes University, said he does not need and reduced access to college are cited. By ANDREW M. SEDER aseder@timesleader.com

A new report issued Monday says Pennsylvania’s middle class is an endangered species, and its authors touted ways to save the group but said there is no overnight fix to the situation.

compiled by the Keystone Research Center and left-leaning, New York-based think tank Demos, outlines how Pennsylvanians are facing a lack of good jobs, declining access to benefits, higher costs to raise children and decreasing access to college. They also said there now is a legislative climate that has contributed to the economic recession.

No big splash at Coal Street Park W-B facility waits for splash pad while attendance at city parks drops off due to heat.

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WILKES-BARRE – About 15 children were playing Monday at the splashless Coal Street Park. As temperatures and humidity climbed, attendance at city parks dropped off as kids chose to stay in air conditioning or head to privately owned swimming pools. As boys and girls swung on swings and slid on sliding boards, the site of the city’s soonto-open splash pad sat idle. A fence has been erected around the site to keep children and adults from falling into the 6-foot hole that awaits a new vault for

It is not known what impact the former county controller’s death will have on the case.

Two lawsuits connected to Steve Flood’s actions as Luzerne County controller followed him to his death, but a controversial 2004 juvenile detention center trade secrets lawsuit against him was quietly discontinued in December, court records show. One of the pending suits Flood was filed by former county pension fund money manager ASCO Financial Group Inc. and its president, Donald Williamson, over statements made by Flood on a November 2002 radio program. This libel suit is scheduled for jury trial at 10 a.m. on Sept. 26 before county Judge Thomas Burke, according to court records. New Jersey attorney Craig Hilliard, who is representing ASCO, and Wyomissing attorney Kenneth A. Goodman, who represents Flood, could not be reached for comment Monday on what, if any, impact Flood’s death will have on the proceeding. Flood, 67, of Dorrance Township, died Saturday afternoon after suffering a second stroke. Kingston attorney Joseph Giovannini, who is assisting Hilliard, said Monday he believes the trial will proceed as planned because an oral deposition of Flood under oath may be presented in court. The suit alleges Flood made false and defamatory statements about Williamson and ASCO during a Nov.13, 2002, interview on a talk radio show hosted by Kevin Lynn on WILK radio. ASCO Financial and Williamson were among several county retirement fund money managers fired by Flood and other retirement board members in September 2002 as part of the fund’s reorganization.

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Construction of the splash pad at the Coal Street Park in WilkesBarre has come to a halt.

the pad. would be able to cool off. The “A splash pad would be great city has done a great job with this in this weather,” said Maria Korona of Wilkes-Barre. “The kids See SPLASH, Page 12A

HORIZON CITY, Texas — The cinderblocks that make up Maria Teresa Escamilla’s new home will do little to shield her from the triple-digit heat that has been scorching West Texas. She has no electricity yet, and the roof is not properly attached, leaving the interior exposed to the elements. Escamilla has been living in an air-conditioned apartment that she can no longer afford. But when the lease ends in two weeks, she has to move — a day she dreads because it means she’ll have no escape AP PHOTO from the searing temperatures. Amarion Jordan, 5, of Des See HEAT, Page 12A

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Hanover Area considering solar power The school district could buy power at a lower rate, a consultant says. By MARK GUYDISH mguydish@timesleader.com

HANOVER TWP. – Hanover Area School Board is considering going green with a solar array on a small hill outside the high school that, according to one consultant who talked at a work session Monday, could be built at no cost or risk to the district. Jane Heiple of Lyceum Group Inc. told the board an array could

be built through a “power purchase agreement.” An investor or company would pay construction and maintenance costs, while the district bought the power at a guaranteed rate for a set number of years, typically 15 to 20. If done right, Heiple said, the contract assures a lower rate than the district is paying now, and the rate rises more slowly than what commercial providers charge, so savings grow over time. Heiple said the average increase of electricity charges was about 5 percent per year while the business was heavily regulated, but that since government deregulation took hold, some are projecting

cost increases to hit 30 percent annually. Heiple said Power Purchase Agreements are particularly attractive to companies right now because the federal government offers tax credits and grants that can cover up to 50 percent of the cost. She noted a key incentive, which covers about 30 percent of cost, is set to expire in December. Stressing that all estimates are rough guesses until a company comes in and does more rigorous engineering research, Heiple said it looks as though the field where the array would be located could produce about 320 kilo-

watts. Neither she nor district officials knew how much the district currently uses, but Heiple said that would be below the maximum need. If the district opted to build such an array on its own, Heiple said a rough cost estimate would be between $1.2 million to $1.5 million. But building it through a purchase power agreement means the company contracted would assume all risks and responsibilities, including maintenance. The district would simply buy the power at the pre-set rates. The board could negotiate op-

tions at the end of the contract, such as having an option to buy the array or have the company come and remove it. The board took no action, but members generally voiced support for drawing up and publicizing a “request for proposals” that would invite companies to offer costs and contract terms for a power purchase agreement. The board would either have to call a special meeting to vote on doing that or wait until its regular August meeting. Mark Guydish, a Times Leader staff writer, can be reached at 829-7161.

Lehman Twp. disputes claim road work improper Luzerne County Conservation District rules are impractical and dangerous, official says.

By CAMILLE FIOTI Times Leader Correspondent

LEHMAN TWP. -- The board of supervisors announced Monday that the township received a compliance notice from the Luzerne County Conservation District regarding the way in which the township has been clearing the berm of the roads. On July 13, representatives from the district inspected the berms and noted the township

failed to provide effective erosion and sedimentation controls. Chairman Dave Sutton said the district is cracking down on all municipalities and is requiring corrective measures that aren’t practical and are dangerous. Sutton said the district is requiring the township to put up silt fences or line the berms with hay bales, which he said would pose a risk to motorists. Township crews have been clearing the berms to help control runoff and flooding for the past several weeks on several township roads. He said the board plans to discuss the matter with the district.

Jacklyn Roberts July 17, 2011 (Audi) Roberts, 59, of J acklyn Taylor, passed away Sunday, July

17, 2011, in the Hospice Community Care, Dunmore, after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Wilkes-Barre, on October 17, 1951, Jacklyn was a daughter of Jack and Alice Audi. She graduated from Riverside High School and Millersville University. Jacklyn was employed as a reading specialist for 33 years at the Riverside School District, and retired in 2007. Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 34 years, Joseph Ro- Orthodox Church, Wilkes-Barre. berts, Taylor; son, Michael Roberts, Jacklyn was a devoted wife and and his wife, Amanda, Duryea; mother who dedicated her life to daughter, Alyson Roberts, at home; nurturing her family, as well as a parents, Jack and Alice Audi, Moos- wonderful daughter, sister, aunt and ic; sister, Cathy Audi, Yatesville; friend. She will be deeply mourned brother Attorney John Audi and his and missed by all who knew and wife, Terrie, Jenkins; brother Mi- loved her. chael Audi and his wife, Sandy, YaA funeral will be held at 11 a.m. tesville; nephew, Nicholas Audi; Wednesday from the Mamary-Durnieces, Emily Audi and Nicole Audi; kin Funeral Service, 59 Parrish St., and numerous cousins, relatives Wilkes-Barre. Services will be held and friends. at 11:30 a.m. in St. Mary Antiochian Aside from her love of teaching, Orthodox Church, 905 S. Main St., Jacklyn loved nothing more than Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be gathering together with her extend- held at the parish cemetery, Hanoved family and friends. She enjoyed er Township. Friends may call from sharing travel, vacations, special 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral events and simple get-togethers home. with those she loved. Donations in Jacklyn’s memory Among her many retirement may be made to the Multiple Scleropleasures were casino gambling and sis Research Institute, established QVC shopping. A woman of tremen- by Dr. Jeffery I. Greenstein, 1341 N. dous and abiding faith, she was a Delaware Ave., Philadelphia, PA member of St. Mary’s Antiochian 19125.

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ulia Barbara Banaszek Garbus, 88, of Glenmoore, formerly of Glen Mills, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2011, surrounded by her family, after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Allen W. Garbus with whom she shared 65 years of marriage before his death in 2008. Born in Dupont, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Eleanor Sieraszewska Banaszek. Julia was a graduate of Columbia School of Nursing with an RN degree and served as a visiting nurse, a World War II U.S. Army nurse, and was a 35-year participant in the Harvard Nursing Study. She was a passionate gardener and bird watcher, an avid reader and a gourmet cook. Among her many civic activities, she served on the Board of the Camden Day Care, was Sunday School Director for the Philadelphia Ethical Society, president of ARC of Chester County, president of the Locksley Garden Club, and pioneered the Thornbury Recycling Center. She and her husband, Allen, who shared her love of gardening, volunteered for 20 years at the Colonial Plantation at Ridley State Park. Julia was a devoted supporter of many charities including Special Olympics, the Arbor Foundation, More Obituaries, Page 8A

Chester County Library, The Nature Conservancy, and the Gettysburg and Monticello Memorials. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her sisters, Mary and Natalie; and brother, Stanley. Julia is survived by her three daughters, Catherine Garbus, Tunkhannock; Barbara Garbus and her husband, Chuck Broyles, and Amy Jo Garbus, all of Glenmoore; three grandchildren, Emelyn Fuhrman and her husband, Jeffrey, Pittsburgh; Jesse Smith, currently serving in Iraq; and Alyda Heeman, Tunkhannock; two great-grandchildren, Brock McClain and Evangeline Fuhrman; three sisters, Ann and Helen, Syracuse, N.Y., Gene, Wilkes-Barre; two brothers, Edward and Hank, Wilkes-Barre; and many beloved nieces and nephews. A celebration of the lives of Julia and Allen will be held privately. A donation in Julia’s memory may be made to Special Olympics’ of Chester County, 458 E. King Road, Malvern, PA 19355, or if you are in town, just stop by her favorite spot, the Exton Diner, and order a cup of soup in her honor. To send online condolences, please visit, www.wentzfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Wentz Funeral Home, Coatesville.

“We’ll try to explain that what they’re asking us to do isn’t practical,” he said. “It could cause a real safety issue.” Supervisor Doug Ide said crews from drilling company Encana are working to reclaim the exploratory natural gas well pad at the Salansky site on Zosh Road in Lake Township. Once the company finishes the work and truck traffic is gone from the area, the company will begin to repair the roads it damaged. The affected roads are Outlet, Meeker, Meeker-

Outlet, Slocum and Ide roads. The board opened bids for construction of a new roof for the municipal building. Only two bids were received which were from out-of-town contractors. Ark Builders Corp., of Allentown presented a bid of $37,730 and Spotts Brothers Inc., of Schuylkill Haven, sent in a bid in for $21,460. No local firms sent proposals for the job, despite advertising in The Times Leader and The Citizens’ Voice newspapers on two occasions, said Treasurer Al Cragle. The township engineer

will review the bids and make a recommendation. In other business, the board granted temporary permits to: • Lake Silkworth Volunteer Fire Department for its annual bazaar on the grounds of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church from July 29 through July 31. • Dallas Cross Country Booster Club for the Annual “Run for the Fallen” at Penn State Wilkes-Barre campus on Aug. 17. • Penn State Wilkes-Barre for its annual cross-country meet on Sept. 17.

Diocese removes Scranton-area pastor The Rev. Michael O’Leary allegedly gave alcohol to an underage adult and a minor. By STEVE MOCARSKY smocarsky@timesleader.com

SCRANTON – A Catholic priest has been removed from ministering as pastor of St. Michael the Archangel parish pending the outcome of an investigation into his allegedly providing alcohol to a minor. According to a statement released by the Diocese of Scranton, diocesan officials were informed on Sunday that the Rev. Michael O’Leary, a member of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, allegedly furnished alcohol to two individuals, including an underage

POLICE BLOTTER WILKES-BARRE – City police reported the following: • Two men were charged with burglary and criminal trespass after police responded to a burglary in progress on Monday. Police said they found Joseph Bevan, 27, of Laurel Street, Wilkes-Barre, inside a building at 123 Hazle St. and placed him under arrest when they responded there shortly after 2 p.m.

young adult and a minor. The Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter is a Clerical Society of Apostolic Life in the Church, established by Pope John Paul II in 1988 to offer the Traditional Latin Rite of the Mass and the sacraments to the faithful. At the time the incident was reported, O’Leary was serving as pastor at St. Michael’s in Scranton, where Masses are offered in the Traditional Latin Rite. He has served in that capacity since January 2010. Diocesan officials have spoken with the parents of the two individuals and reported the matter to law enforcement. The incident was also reported to the appropriate superiors from the Fraternity of St. Peter.

“O’Leary has been removed from ministry and from St. Michael’s Parish pending the outcome of the investigation. Diocesan officials remain committed to fully cooperating with law enforcement in the investigation,” the statement said. The Rev. Eric Flood, North American District Superior for the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, could not be reached for comment on Monday. A supervisor with Scranton police did not immediately return a message Monday seeking more information. According to the diocese website, O’Leary was ordained in 1993. He had been residing at St. Michael’s Rectory, 1703 Jackson St., Scranton.

Jeremy Bevan, 23, of Cameron Street, Plymouth, allegedly fled the building and was arrested after a short foot chase, police said. The burglary victim was identified as Marion Nardone. • Steve O’Connor, of 300 Parkview Circle, on reported receiving harassing phone calls from an unknown male on Thursday. • John Kashuba reported that someone threw eggs on his 2009 Chevrolet while it was parked near 389 S. Empire St. on Monday.

•William Neeley, 28, of Plymouth, was charged with retail theft after he allegedly was caught taking sunglasses valued at $24 from Boscov’s Department Store, 15 S. Main St., on Monday, police said. • Tawana Lovell, of 40 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, reported on Monday that someone smashed the rear driver’s side window on her Ford Expedition while it was parked near 17 W. Ross St. • Robert Kuhn reported that someone smashed a window at 58 Wyoming St. on Monday.

Salem Twp. studying 32-unit townhouse project By TOM HUNTINGTON Times-Leader Correspondent

SALEM TWP. — The township supervisors and the planning commission are examining a proposed townhouse project that might be scheduled for construction in 2012 on a tract of land formerly known as the Bower farm off Bomboy Lane. It has been named “The Salem Township Project.” Marr Rentals LLC of Bloomsburg has submitted a plan for 32 units intended, according to information provided at a public hearing in May, for people 55 years old and older. Kristan Mertz, rental administrator for Marr LLC, said on Monday that the proposed project has met with initial adverse reaction from residents on East 7th, 8th, 9th and 9th streets and an amended plan has been prepared by S.M. Design Architects of Wilkes-Barre. The amended plan must still be submitted to and approved by township officials.

Mertz said the hearing attracted a capacity crowd, and for the most part, objection was raised about traffic, although concern was raised about the units being rented to people other than Marr’s stated clientele. Originally she said ingress and egress was designed for East 9th Street, but has since been changed to Luzerne Avenue. It was said that part of the motivation for the proposed project is a demographic study that suggests that there is a high number of seniors in the Berwick-Salem area who are in need of such rental housing and, in addition,

there are prospects of a third unit being constructed at PPL’s Susquehanna Steam Electric Station. According to plans presented to township officials, the intent is for one- and two-bedroom apartments designed for individuals and couples, not families. Each unit, Mertz said, will be one floor with an attached garage. She said rental rates will be between $750 and $950 per month. Nancy J. Marr, is listed as the president and owner of Marr Associates, as well as an associated firm, Heidorn Development.

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LOCAL 2-month trial delay pains victim Louise Olenik is selling her house. Her niece is accused of taking her money. By SHEENA DELAZIO sdelazio@timesleader.com

WILKES-BARRE – Louise Olenik thought Monday would bring some closure to a yearold case in which her niece was scheduled to plead guilty to taking $107,000 from the 79year-old. But now, Olenik, who had to put her home up for sale and sell all her belongings, has to wait another two months, after her niece’s attorney on Monday asked for a continuance in

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scheduled proceedings. Olenik’s niece, Marisa Harlen, was scheduled to enter a guilty plea to one felony count of receiving stolen property after police said she began taking the money after assuming Olenik’s power of attorney. Harlen, 29, of Kingston, who was charged in September, said in November at a court appearance that she intends on

paying back the money to her aunt and will plead guilty because of a gambling addiction. “She’s waiting for me to die,” Olenik said Monday. “That’s what she’s doing. That was my first thought.” Olenik said Monday shortly after hearing the proceeding had been rescheduled to September that she thought some closure would come, but now she has to wait even longer. When reached Monday by telephone, a secretary for attorney Joseph Yeager, when asked about Monday’s continuance, said “no comment.” “I’m so furious, I can’t even speak. I’ll make it and she’ll spend her time in jail,” Olenik

said. Olenik’s home nurse, Michelle O’Neill, said Olenik began to cry after being told about the September court date. “It’s gonna be a bad day,” Olenik said Monday. “But, tomorrow will be better.” Most of Olenik’s belongings were sold last weekend in an estate sale at her Sondra Drive, Larksville, home. There is also a buyer for the house that was listed for sale in January for $230,000. Olenik said she put her home and belongings on the market because she is no longer able to afford the house and the 24-hour at-home nurse’s

aid she requires. Olenik said she and her husband, Edward, who died in December, worked their entire lives -- he as a carpenter, plumber and mechanic and she as a government employee. They saved their money and eight years ago bought the Sondra Drive house where they planned to live the rest of their lives. Olenik is now temporarily staying at her brother’s Harveys Lake home until she can move in with another relative in Tunkhannock. Sheena Delazio, a Times Leader staff writer, may be reached at 829-7235.

Two killed in crashes identified By SHEENA DELAZIO sdelazio@timesleader.com

WILKES-BARRE – The Luzerne County Coroner’s Office has identified two of the three people who died as a result of crashes early Monday morning, including a Crestwood High School student. Coroner John Corcoran said 16-yearold Brian Madry died after a crash First reported at around1a.m.along 2:58 Lake Road in Fairview Township. p.m. timesleader Madry was a .com Crestwood lacrosse player, according to The Times Leader’s archives. There will be an autopsy at 9 a.m. today, Corcoran said. Madry’s age was one factor in the autopsy decision, but Corcoran would not elaborate on others. Shavertown resident Darren Spivey, 44, died from multiple traumatic injuriesafterhismotorcyclecrashedonEast Franklin Road in Kingston Township around 7 a.m. A third person, who died after a 1994 Dodge truck hit a tree along Route 115 in Buck Township about1mile north of Thornhurst Road around 5:30 a.m., had not been identified as of Monday evening, Corcoran said. He said all family members of the victim had not yet been notified. State police at Wyoming said the truck was northbound on Route 115, struck a road sign and spun into a nearby wooded area. Corcoran said three unrelated fatalities within a few hours in the absence of foul weather was atypical. “We’ve had it happen before, but it is unusual. Thank God we had the manpower and everyone was able to dedicate the time necessary,” he said.

By TERRIE MORGAN-BESECKER tmorgan@timesleader.com

WILKES-BARRE – The city has filed another appeal of a court ruling that scuttled its efforts to recoup part of a $500,000 settlement paid to a police officer who was injured when his cruiser was struck by another vehicle. The appeal, filed in the case of officer George Cole, is the latest in a long, convoluted legal battle the city has waged relating to access to assets that remain in Cole’s bankruptcy estate. Legal fees associated with the court battle have cost the city $78,000 as of June, according to copies of invoices obtained through a Right to Know request. The decision to file a new appeal was criticized by Cole’s attorney, Paul Perlstein, who contends it is pointless as the city has no legal basis to continue the

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and will name a replacement as early as today, according to a published report. Michael Sean Winters, of the National Catholic Reporter, indicated the move could come as early as Rigali this week. The region includes the Diocese of Scranton. Church law mandated that Rigali submit his resignation on turning 75, which he did earlier this year. But it was not known if the Vatican would accept it. Rigali is the head of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, which has been rocked with recent revelations of child abuse at area churches. A grand jury report issued in February determined the archdiocese did not follow its own procedures when clergy members were suspected or found to have abused children. The grand jury criticized the archdiocese for leaving priests suspected of abuse in ministerial positions. Three priests and a teacher were charged this year by the grand jury with rape of children. A monsignor in the archdiocese was also charged with endangering children by transferring the suspected priests. The Associated Press PITTSTON TWP.

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Leonard Scarantino of Duryea, left, and Ed Gross of Wilkes-Barre look over a pamphlet on a Parents’ Guide to Gangs at Monday night’s community meeting about gangs held at the Duryea borough building.

Signs of gang activity discussed FBI agents help parents identify indications of youth involvement. By STEVE MOCARSKY smocarsky@timesleader.com

DURYEA – Would you be concerned if you saw a picture of a lion wearing a crown or a pair of pitchforks drawn on your teenager’s notebook? How about a star with the number 5 or 6 in the center drawn on the wall in his or her bedroom along with some groups of letters? Some of these symbols – combined with other factors such as certain types of

behavior – could be signs that your child is in a gang or wants to be, said two agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Safe Streets Task Force, who gave a gang awareness presentation to more than 50 area parents, residents and members of law enforcement Monday at the borough municipal building. Sponsored by the Duryea Neighborhood Crime Watch and the Duryea Police Department, the presentation was aimed at educating residents about gangs so they could help police if signs of gangs appear, said crime watch representative Trina Moss. Duryea Police Chief Nick Lohman said

he didn’t think Duryea has a gang problem, but he wants residents to be aware of signs of gangs in case they do crop up. “We’re directly in the middle between Scranton and Wilkes-Barre and there are a lot of drug arrests on Main Street. (Drug traffickers) think if they stay off the Interstate and take side roads, they can avoid state police. So we want to make our officers aware of the gang presence in the area, as well as officers from other communities,” Lohman said. The FBI task force agents, who asked that their names not be published beSee GANGS, Page 10A

W-B again appeals ruling it can’t claim officer’s cash The long-running case grows out of a 1996 collision involving a police officer and his settlement money.

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legal fight. The case focuses on the city’s right to attach a $500,000 settlement Cole received from the driver of the other car involved in a 1996 collision with his police cruiser. Cole never received the money, which has been held in escrow by the trustee appointed to oversee the bankruptcy filing Cole made in 2007. The city has been attempting to access that money to recoup part of the $450,000 in Heart and Lung benefits it paid Cole, who was off the job for nine years before returning to work in 2005. Pennsylvania law allows an employer to attach workers’ compensation benefits if an employee recovers money from the third party who caused the injury. There has been a dispute over whether that same provision applies to Heart and Lung benefits, which are similar to workers’ compensation. In 2009, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Heart and Lung and workers’ compensation were essentially the same, therefore city was entitled to seek the money. But that decision was

negated in May by a ruling issued by U.S. District Judge James Munley. Munley’s decision was based on a state Supreme Court ruling issued in January that said Heart and Lung benefits are not subject to attachment. The city had argued that ruling should not apply to Cole’s case because it was issued after Third Circuit decision. But Munley, citing a previous U.S. Supreme Court ruling in another case, said federal law states that he must base his decision on the state law that was in effect at the time the federal case was being reviewed. Cole’s case, which had been returned to Munley for a ruling in a separate matter by the Third Circuit Court, remained active. That meant the January ruling by the state Supreme Court did apply to Cole’s case, Munley said. The city appealed Munley’s latest ruling to the Third Circuit Court in June. Perlstein said the city continues to argue Munley did not have authority to negate the Third Circuit’s ruling, but has failed to cite any case law support-

ing its position. The U.S. Supreme Court ruling is irrefutable, he said, therefore he believes any further appeals are pointless. In a prepared statement released by the city, Thomas MacNeely, the city’s attorney, said he is confident the city will prevail in the latest appeal. MacNeely said the case is important to the city because it will set a precedent that could affect future cases. “Far from wasting the taxpayers’ money, the city is acting in the best interests of its taxpayers by not only asserting its rights to the funds that are at issue in this case, but also by protecting its rights in similar cases that may arise in the future,” MacNeely said. Perlstein disputed that. He said all future cases involving Heart and Lung benefits will be ruled upon based on the precedent set by the January ruling issued by the state Supreme Court. Cole’s case will have no bearing. “I understand they don’t like losing, but I don’t know what the basis of their appeal is,” Perlstein said.

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport will hold a live major aircraft accident response exercise on Saturday morning starting at 8:30. The drill will involve airport firefighters, emergency fire and medical equipment from surrounding communities and area agencies including the emergency management agencies of Lackawanna and Luzerne counties and the American Red Cross. The drill will have no effect on airline operations and all flights will operate as scheduled. The airport says that every effort will be exerted to make the drill as realistic as possible, including the use of sirens on emergency vehicles. This type of exercise is required at least once every three years by the Federal Aviation Administration. HERSHEY

Teens go to Honors Camp

Blake Donovan of Shavertown and Reid Skiro of Plains Township are among a group of 48 teenagers from across Pennsylvania at the State Police Academy in Hershey this week learning about state police operations and government through the annual Commissioner’s Honors Camp. The cadets, age 13-18, were selected from among more than 1,500 boys and girls who participated in local Camp Cadet programs last summer. Troopers teach Honors Camp cadets about criminal investigations, police skills, use-of-force and related topics. The Honors Camp continues through Saturday, ending with a graduation ceremony at the State Police Academy. KINGSTON

School Board will meet

Wyoming Valley West School Board will hold an emergency meeting today at 8:30 a.m. in the Middle School auditorium. The school is located on Chester Street, Kingston, and is handicapped accessible from the side of the building. The meeting was advertised for “special purposes,” meaning actions must be limited to agenda items. LUZERNE

O’Donnell hired as officer

The borough council voted unanimously at a special work session on Monday to hire Patricia O’Donnell as a part-time officer for the month of August. The special meeting was called because O’Donnell’s name was not announced prior the formal vote to hire additional officers at the regular July meeting.


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Roper responded to e-mails The planned visit was sparked from Mark Robbins, the Forty by disputes over public Fort man who spoke at last week’s comment at the meetings. council meeting alleging a kickBy BILL O’BOYLE boboyle@timesleader.com

WILKES-BARRE – City council can expect to be observed at its next meeting. According to Mary Catherine Roper, staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union Pennsylvania office, the organization is looking for a volunteer among its active membership to attend the next council meeting. Council is scheduled to meet in work session Aug. 9 and in regular session Aug. 11. “Our volunteer won’t engage in any question-and-answer session.” Roper said. “He (or) she will be there just to be our eyes and ears and report back to our office.”

back and bribery scheme among the city’s contracted towing company, LAG Towing, Mayor Tom Leighton and the city’s police chief. Robbins contends he was overcharged for the tow. He also took exception to the way he and other people, such as Bob Kadluboski, the city’s former towing contractor, are treated at council meetings. When contacted Monday, Roper said she will write a letter to city council regarding complaints she has received. “The letter will be a lecture on ground rules,” Roper said. “Hopefully, they will get the letter before they enact new rules.” Council Chairwoman Kathy Kane is proposing changes to the protocol for public input at council meetings. She said she is con-

cerned about the decorum, or lack of it, at recent meetings. Kane said she has asked the city attorney to offer language for a resolution that would call for possible sanctions or penalties for people who show a pattern of disruptive behavior at meetings. “You can’t require people to act with decorum,” Roper said of Kane’s idea. “Adversarial conditions are never productive, but people – including those holding elective office – are protected by the First Amendment.” Roper said time limits on public comment are common with most public entities. “There are no rules that require elected officials to respond at all to public comment or that they listen attentively,” she said. “The only requirement is that they allow the public to speak.” Melissa Melewsky, media law counsel for the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association, said the

Sunshine Act contains guidelines for the way public meetings should be conducted. “Five minutes seems to the common time for public input,” she said. “But there should be some flexibility. If a person needs more time to air their concerns, depending on the circumstances, additional time should be granted. A stopwatch type of administration of that type of policy can be problematic.” Roper said a person addressing council should not be cut off because of what he or she chooses to talk about, unless it’s “completely unrelated to council business.” She also talked about the issue of name calling at meetings. Kadluboski was called “cupcake” by Kane and by Leighton on separate occasions. “I am sorry if the gentleman is insulted by being called a cupcake, but that’s not a legal matter,” Roper said.

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PITTSBURGH — A western Pennsylvania woman filed a lawsuit claiming that local officials improperly seized her newborn son after a positive drug test resulted from her having eaten salad dressing containing poppy seeds. The lawsuit is the second in a year accusing Lawrence County Children and Youth Services and Jameson Hospital of improperly taking a newborn because of flawed drug testing. Eileen Ann Bower, a Lawrence County resident whose residence and age were not provided, gave birth to a son, Brandon, on July 13, 2009, according to a complaint filed Friday. She had received prenatal care and passed every drug test, and was stunned when a blood test at Jameson Hospital came back positive for

opiates, according to the lawsuit. Her son was taken into foster care three days after birth and returned 75 days later, according to the complaint, a copy of which was obtained by The Associated Press. Bower said she had eaten a pasta salad made with Salad Supreme dressing with poppy seeds immediately before going into labor. She is suing the county agency, a caseworker and Jameson Health System for negligence, invasion of privacy and violation of due process. Messages left by The Associated Press for Lawrence County Children and Youth Services Director Jane Gajda and for Jameson Hospital were not immediately returned Monday. Litigation in a similar lawsuit filed by another mother last year is ongoing.

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New commander takes over war Poll finds

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Gen. John Allen replaces Gen. David H. Petraeus By LAURA KING Los Angeles Times

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So, what’s the buzz?

Beekeeper Wang Dalin is covered with tens of thousands of bees Sunday during a contest against another beekeeper in Longhui County of Shaoyang City, central China’s Hunan Province. Wang won in the hour-long duel with 57 pounds of bees covering his body, Xinhua News Agency said. LONDON

KABUL — A new U.S. commander, Gen. John Allen, formally took control of the war in Afghanistan on Monday, inheriting a nearly decadelong conflict that has cost the lives of at least 1,668 American troops. Allen succeeds Gen. David H. Petraeus, who is leaving to head the CIA. Petraeus had been in command for only a year, hastily taking the helm after President Barack Obama forced out Gen. Stanley McChrystal after Rolling Stone magazine reported intemperate comments by his staff about the administration’s civilian leadership. Petraeus’ tenure coincided

with the arrival of a “surge” of U.S. troops, and the military said the extra manpower yielded battlefield dividends, particularly in Afghanistan’s south. But senior commanders have described these gains as fragile and reversible, and some military officials have voiced fears that the American drawdown that began this month will leave remaining troops particularly vulnerable. Moreover, the danger level has steadily increased for Afghan civilians. The United Nations reported last week that noncombatant deaths jumped by 15 percent in the first half of the year. Insurgents were blamed for four-fifths of those fatalities, but many Afghans lay the responsibility for the

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Staying fit with age will be a challenge for a giant segment of the population. AP PHOTO

U.S. Gen. David Petraeus, the outgoing commander in Afghanistan, greets new commander U.S. Gen. John Allen.

growing danger of daily life at the doorstep of foreign troops. Allen takes command at a time when many U.S. lawmakers are looking for ways to curtail the U.S. presence in Afghanistan and NATO allies are looking for ways to scale back

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their presence. Afghan troops are taking security control this month of seven cities or areas, a process that began this week with the formal transfer of responsibility in Bamiyan, one of Afghanistan’s safest provinces.

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ritain’s tabloid phone-hacking scandal enveloped the London police force Monday with the rapid-fire resignations of two top officers and claims of possible illegal eavesdropping, bribery and collusion. U.K officials immediately vowed to investigate. Prime Minister David Cameron, feeling the political heat from his own close ties to individuals within Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, cut short his trip to Africa and called an emergency session of Parliament for Wednesday. U.K lawmakers today will grill Murdoch, his son James and Rebekah Brooks, the ousted chief executive of Murdoch’s U.K. newspaper arm, in a public hearing. A whistleblower on the phone hacking — former News of the World journalist Sean Hoare — was found dead Monday. Police said the death was being treated as unexplained but was not considered suspicious, according to Britain’s Press Association. TRIPOLI, LIBYA

Report: Meeting with U.S. The Libyan government spokesman said Monday that representatives of Moammar Gadhafi’s embattled government held face-to-face talks with U.S. officials on repairing ties between the nations. There was no independent confirmation that such a meeting took place and the United States has been a strident opponent of Gadhafi’s government throughout the civil war with rebel forces based in the east of the country. Spokesman Moussa Ibrahim told reporters in Tripoli that the purported talks were held Saturday but he refused to say where or which officials took part. ROCHESTER, N.Y.

Police: Bus tire blew out A tour bus likely had a front tire blowout just before it veered off a highway and overturned, killing two passengers and injuring 35 people, three seriously, state police and a company spokesman said Monday. The driver of the Niagara Fallsbound bus, which was carrying Indian nationals from Washington, D.C., lost control Sunday and ran off Interstate 390 into woods near Avoca, 55 miles south of Rochester. The bus driver, 58-year-old John Dinardo Jr., had no history of driving violations or criminal activity and his logbook was in order, New York State Police Superintendent Joseph D’Amico said. “There is no evidence of any excess speed, of any alcohol, of any driver fatigue or of any other violation,” D’Amico said. WASHINGTON

Nuke safety changes urged Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko is urging his agency to decide within 90 days how to proceed with safety changes intended to improve the U.S. nuclear industry’s response to catastrophic events such as the tsunami that crippled a nuclear plant in Japan. A task force appointed by the NRC said last week that nuclear plant operators should be ordered to re-evaluate their earthquake and flood risk. The task force also recommended adding equipment to handle simultaneous damage to multiple reactors and ensuring electrical power and instruments are in place to monitor and cool spent fuel pools after a disaster.

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Pamela Donehower, of Middleburg, Va., left, John Holman, of Denver, Colo., center, and others with the group No Labels rally Monday in Washington to urge Congress and the president to find a bipartisan solution to the fiscal crisis.

GOP works on proposal President threatens to veto House bill even though Aug. 2 deadline for a debt-limit increase is looming. MCT News Service

WASHINGTON — With the deadline swiftly approaching for a deal to resolve the debt-ceiling crisis, the volume on Capitol Hill is about to be cranked up to “11.” House Republicans are pushing ahead with votes this week on a proposal backed by chamber conservatives that would raise the debt ceiling the required $2.4 trillion but would ultimately cap government spending at18 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product, require Congress to pass a balanced budget each year, and slash more than $110 billion from the 2012 fiscal year budget. The measure, which may pass the House by a majority vote but is expected to go nowhere after that, is either a final, defiant — albeit symbolic — stand by House

Republicans before acceding to a compromise on the debt ceiling or a formal show of intransigence that illustrates how difficult it will be for the House to sign off on any deal that includes President Barack Obama’s signature. The White House Monday wasted no time twisting the dial, with the president threatening to veto the House bill, even though there’s little chance it can pass the Senate. At any rate, it appears that with the Aug. 2 deadline for a debt-limit increase looming, things will slow down for a bit before they speed up. Republican leaders in the House and Senate have indicated that they want to fold in time for a floor debate in order to mollify conservatives on both ends of the Capitol, who are certain to squawk long and hard about any final deal that does not include the kind of significant spending cuts they seek. That doesn’t mean both sides have stopped talking. Senate leaders are working on a budget proposal that would cut $1.5 tril-

lion, while other reports have House Speaker John Boehner and the White House still working on some version of the “grand bargain” that could wipe out $4 trillion or more from the budget over the next decade but would also likely include some elements of entitlement-program reform as well as a some accord on modifying the tax code. Then there is the in-case-of-emergencybreak-glass option that was floated by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell last week, which involves a dose of procedural flim-flammery that would provide the White House with a debt-ceiling increase to stave off economic calamity while handing the GOP some political cover by voting on the record against the increases. But the attention, at least for the next couple of days, will fall on the House. The proposal being offered would force federal spending to fall below 20 percent of GDP by 2021, which would require massive spending cuts, likely including the Pentagon or entitlement programs or both.

WASHINGTON — Baby boomers say their biggest health fear is cancer. Given their waistlines, heart disease and diabetes should be atop that list, too. Boomers are more obese than other generations, a new poll finds, setting them up for unhealthy senior years. And for all the talk of “60 is the new 50” and active aging, even those who aren’t obese But it need to do more to stay fit, takes according to physical the Associated activity to Press-LifeGoesStrongshed .com poll. pounds. Most baby boomers say they get some aerobic exercise, the kind that revs up your heart rate, at least once a week. But most adults are supposed to get 21⁄2 hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity — things like a brisk walk, a dance class, pushing a lawn mower. Only about a quarter of boomers polled report working up a sweat four or five times a week. Worse, 37 percent never do any of the strength training needed to fight the muscle loss that comes with aging. Walking is their most frequent form of exercise. The good news: Walk enough and the benefits add up. Based on calculation of body mass index from self-reported height and weight, roughly a third of the baby boomers polled are obese, compared with about a quarter of both older and younger responders. Only half of the obese boomers say they are regularly exercising. An additional 36 percent of boomers are overweight, though not obese. The nation has been bracing for a surge in Medicare costs as the 77 million baby boomers, the post-war generation born from 1946 to 1964, begin turning 65. Obesity — with its extra risk of heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and arthritis — will further fuel those bills. “They’re going to be expensive if they don’t get their act together,” said Jeff Levi of the nonprofit Trust for America’s Health. He points to a study that found Medicare pays 34 percent more on an obese senior than one who’s a healthy weight. About 60 percent of boomers polled say they’re dieting to lose weight, and slightly more are eating more fruits and vegetables or cutting cholesterol and salt. But it takes physical activity, not just dieting, to shed pounds. That’s especially important as people start to age.

Lawyer: Elaborate plans made for Casey Anthony’s safety Acquitted woman’s whereabouts after jail release are kept secret. By MIKE SCHNEIDER and MATT SEDENSKY Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. — Casey Anthony’s whereabouts for her first week of freedom were a closely guarded secret Monday, known only to a select few as she tries to start a new life after being acquitted of killing her daughter. One of her lawyers says an elaborate plan was made to protect her from people with “the lynch-mob mentality.” Her options for starting a

new life could be limited by lawsuits pending against her, the scorn of multitudes who think she was guilty of the killing and a criminal record from her convictions for lying to police. She walked out of jail on Sunday, shortly after midnight. Her attorney Cheney Mason told NBC’s “Today Show” on Monday that he’s confident in Anthony’s safety, but declined to answer questions about where she was. “She’s gone, she’s safe and elaborate plans had to be made to keep the people away from her,” Mason said. “Her life is going to be very difficult for a very long time as long as there are so many people of the lynch-mob mentality.”

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Casey Anthony, right, climbs into an SUV with her lawyer Jose Baez, left, after her release early Sunday.

Asked about how Anthony was paying for her fresh start, Mason replied that many volunteers have offered their help. Her notoriety could also help

her earn money. Experts who have helped other notorious defendants through rough times say she will have opportunities, but it won’t be easy for the 25-

year-old, who was found not guilty of killing her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, but convicted of lying to investigators. In response to a question about whether Anthony planned to cash in on her fame, her lead attorney, Jose Baez told Fox News Channel late Sunday that she has “certain rights as an individual in this country.” Attorneys planned to handle Anthony’s affairs in a “dignified manner,” he said. “If she decides she wants to speak publicly about it, she’ll make that decision,” he said. Another former Anthony lawyer, Terry Lenamon, said he had no clue where she was headed, and that probably only a few people close to her knew.


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Thursday. Police said charges are pending a damage estimate. HANOVER TWP. – • Shirley Gasper, of Three people were taken to Warrior Run, reported to a local hospital Sunday after police that while shopping a two-vehicle crash on the at the Gerrity’s SupermarSans Souci Parkway. ket in the Hanover Mall on Township police said a Saturday afternoon, a womvehicle driven by Donald an reached into her purse Morningstar, of Wilkesand took her wallet. An Barre, and a vehicle driven investigation is continuing, by Deborah Yatko, of Hapolice said. nover Township, collided • Gail Shaver, of Hanover approximately 200 yards Village, reported to police south of Main Road. on Sunday that someone Police said Morningstar’s entered her house through vehicle rolled onto its roof a window and a video game and struck an advertising console was taken. sign, while Yatko’s car stop• Township police said ped along the road. Yatko they are investigating an and her passenger, John attempted break-in at the Minkiewicz, were taken to EzExpress along the Sans Geisinger Wyoming Valley Souci Parkway on Sunday. Medical Center, as well as Police said a door was damMorningstar. aged by a rock and a security system caught the inHANOVER TWP. – cident on tape. Police said Township police, in conThomas Lewis, of Ashley junction with the Luzerne Street, was arrested for County Drug Task Force, alleged possession of a said Christopher Green, small amount of marijuana also known as “Slim,” 29, of and drug paraphernalia Willow Street, Wilkes-Barre, after he was stopped while was arrested after a car walking on the Sans Souci crash in Forty Fort. Police Parkway near the attempted said they learned Green was break-in. Police said charges wanted on a warrant from will be filed. Hanover Township. • Police said they arrestGreen was taken to the ed Ashley Long, of Oak county prison to await Street, Wilkes-Barre, early arraignment early Monday Monday morning for allegmorning. Police the charges edly driving under the stem from the alleged deliv- influence. Police said they ery of crack cocaine in the found Long sleeping behind parking lot of the Parkway the wheel at a stop sign on Plaza in January. Carey Avenue. Police said Police said Green is faccharges are pending the ing three related charges, results of a blood-alcohol including possession with content test. intent to deliver. • Donald Decker, of Hanover Township, reportEAST UNION TWP. – A ed Monday someone stole Sheppton woman reported his son’s Huffy Free Style to state police at Frackville bicycle while the family was that a Sugarloaf man took away on vacation. her 1999 Subaru from her • Scott Parkhurst reporthome without permission. ed Monday that someone State police said Barbara shot out the front window Wolk, 68, reported Robert of his business with a BB Wolk, 18, of Sugarloaf, took gun on Hazle Street around the vehicle from her resi8 a.m. dence around 2 a.m. Mon• Nicholas Marsellas, of day and fled in an unknown Hanover Township, reportdirection. State police said ed both of his mirrors on charges will be filed. Anyhis 1997 Chrysler vehicle one with information is had been broken off someasked to call state police at time overnight. Frackville at 874-5300. WILKES-BARRE – City HANOVER TWP. – police reported the followTownship police reported ing incidents: the following, unrelated • Police said Bernard incidents: Gayoski and Ronald Kukow• A store manager at the ski, both of Austin Avenue, Dollar General on the Sans were cited with harassment Souci Parkway reported after police responded to a Friday that a woman tried neighbor dispute late Sunto remove items from the day. store. Police said the wom• Police arrested a 17an was seen walking in the year-old juvenile after a parking lot of a nearby bank traffic stop on Highland and was later identified as Drive late Sunday. Police Lisa Mager, 40, of Wilkessaid the juvenile will be Barre. Police said Mager charged with possession will be charged with retail with intent to deliver, resisttheft. ing arrest, providing false • Joann Graf, of Newidentification, forgery and town, Hanover Township, sale and use of air rifles. reported to police that Police said he was taken to a juvenile facility in NorthRonald Belcastro damaged ampton County. two doorways of her home

COURT BRIEFS WILKES-BARRE – A city man will stand trial in November on charges he fired a gun and injured a person. Craig Hickson, 21, of Academy Street, will stand trial on Nov. 29 on four charges relating to the July 2010 shooting. Hickson, who is represented by attorney Joe Yeager, faces charges of discharging a firearm, possession of a firearm, and two counts of reckless endangerment. Assistant District Attorney Michael Vough is prosecuting the case. Judge Tina Polachek Gartley said no further continuances will be granted in the case. Police said a man in his 20s was arguing with others in front of 184 Academy St. and brandished a handgun. The suspect then fired shots towards 184 Academy St., a detached house. A bullet traveled through a front window and struck a 21year-old man in the head, police said. The victim, whom police did not identify, was taken to Wilkes-

Barre General Hospital for treatment. Police later identified Hickson as the alleged shooter. WILKES-BARRE – A West Wyoming man was sentenced Monday to six to 23 months in county prison on a robbery charge stemming from a home invasion in Larksville. Gary Jones, 18, of Shoemaker Street, was sentenced on the charge by Luzerne County Senior Judge Joseph Augello. He pleaded guilty to the charge in June. According to court papers, in August 2010, Jones and two other men conspired to break into the Washington Avenue residence and steal a video game system, video games, money and other items. A man at the home was assaulted during the robbery, police said. Ryan O’Donnell, 20, of Wyoming, pleaded guilty and was sentenced in March to six months probation on one count of receiving stolen property. Nathan Wynn, 18, of West Pittston, pleaded guilty to a burglary charge in February and is awaiting sentencing.

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GOP will honor the late Jonathan Balester Stabbing victim was a longtime party member and community volunteer.

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HARVEYS LAKE – The Luzerne County Republican Party will host a charity dinner in remembrance of longtime party member and community volunteer Jonathan Balester, who was stabbed to death inside his home in May. Dave Baloga, second vice chairman for the local political organiza-

tion, said he got the idea for the benefit after speaking to several of Balester’s friends, who wanted to do something to honor his memory. “Jonathan was very adamant about being a friend to anyone who was in need. He was always concerned about doing the work of the Lord,” Baloga said. “This is a natural extension of something we can do to remember him.” Balester, 56, was found dead inside his Kingston Township home on May 27. An autopsy determined he died of multiple stab wounds. His death, which has been ruled a

homicide, remains under investigation, according to the Luzerne County District Attorney’s Office. Baloga said he got to know Balester through his work with Wyoming Valley Chapter of Pennsylvanians for Human Life Crisis Pregnancy Center. Net proceeds from the dinner will benefit the organization. “It was something that was very dear and important to him. Everyone of his friends had the same sentiment that this was a worthy cause to support,” Baloga said. The dinner, a Southern-style barbeque, will be at 5 p.m. Aug 13 at

the Lakeside Skillet, 279 Lakeside Drive, Harveys Lake. The dinner will include chicken, barbequed pulled pork, vegetables, strawberry shortcake and iced tea. The benefit will also feature music and activities, as well as a basket raffle. Numerous political candidates for the upcoming election are also expected to attend. Reservations with payment must be made by Aug. 10. Make checks payable to the Luzerne County Republican Party, 41 S. Main St., Suite 14, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702. For more information, contact Baloga and 570-477-3177.

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Vinsko may challenge Barletta in 2012 L-L hires teacher, Barletta may need campaign cash raised if Democratic lawyer enters the race. By JONATHAN RISKIND Times Leader Washington Bureau

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta raised more than $258,000 in campaign cash during the year’s second quarter, and the Hazleton Republican soon may have a formal opponent against whom to spend all that money. Democrat William Vinsko Jr., a lawyer with his own practice and an assistant city attorney for Wilkes-Barre, said Monday in a phone interview he plans to soon make an announcement about whether he

will challenge Barletta in 2012. Vinsko said a “decision has been made,” but would not reveal his plans. It appears, however, that Vinsko is poised to make a run against Barletta. Barletta had $229,581 on hand as of June 30 after raising $258,287 during the quarter, according to his campaign finance report filed Friday. Barletta’s campaign committee also carries a debt of about $74,000. The freshman Republican defeated longtime incumbent Paul Kanjorski last year. Pennsylvania Republicans will be looking to shore up Barletta’s 11th congressional district when the post-census lines are drawn this year, but Democrats believe the district

will remain Democratic-leaning in its makeup. The nonpartisan, Washington-based Cook Political Report as of July 14 rated Barletta’s district as one of 10 GOPheld “tossup” seats for the 2012 campaign. Meanwhile, U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, R-Lycoming Township, last quarter raised considerably less money than Barletta. But Marino, a freshman lawmaker who won his seat in 2010 by defeating Democrat Chris Carney, also seems to face less political pressure, at this point, in his 10th congressional district. Marino raised $107,518 during the second quarter and had $124,913 on hand as of June 30.

He has no announced opponent and the Cook Political Report so far does not place Marino on its list of competitive House races for 2012. Carney may be eyeing another run, but not necessarily against Marino, said one local Democrat. Depending on how lines are drawn, Carney could run against Barletta, setting up a potential primary battle to take on Barletta if Vinsko announces in the next few weeks that he is in the race. Carney could not be reached for comment. The Cook Political Report notes that its “ratings are subject to dramatic changes as new maps are finalized in 2011 and 2012.”

Nuangola scrambles to avoid grant loss By TOM HUNTINGTON Times-Leader Correspondent

NUANGOLA — Borough council acted Monday evening to implement a $3 million bank loan for a sanitary sewer system that has been proposed for construction in 2014, but at the same was informed of the possible revocation of a $3.2 million federal grant that is part of $6.2 million in the overall funding for project. Under what Council Chairwoman Regina Plodwick called Ordinance No. 2, council voted 6-0 to underwrite the Fulton Bank of Lancaster loan package that will be issued to the Nuan-

gola Sewer Authority. The system is projected to traverse through Rice and Dorrance townships. In a letter from Susanne K. Gantz, community programs director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture dated June 27, it was alleged that the borough has failed to act in a timely manner. Gantz specifically took issue with a 2014 start. Gantz set a moratorium that construction bids must be advertised no later than Nov. 1, 2011, and they be awarded by Jan. 31, 2012. She said that if these deadlines are not met, the grant funds will be “de-obligated” and returned to the federal gov-

ernment, with Nuangola having no recourse for other federal funding. Part of Gantz’ commentary referred to the borough’s failure to secure support funding, but it was noted that that issue was resolved through the loan agreement signed with Fulton Bank. Councilman John Kochan, chairman of the sewer authority, said also the authority has a new plan that he said was formulated by Quad 3 Engineers of Wilkes-Barre and “we are moving forward.” Council said these actions contradict Gantz. In addition, Melissa Weber, secretary-treasurer, said she has been in communication

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with the office of U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Hazleton, and she has a preliminary commitment from him that he will act to sustain Nuangola’s grant funds. The sewer system dominated comment at the session, although, in conjunction with the project, Plodwick said council met in executive session to discuss litigation filed by Milnes Engineers of Tunkhannock and issues relating to $309,000 in funding from Citzens Bank. Attorney Patrick Healy of Lancaster served as Fulton Bank representative for the signing of official documents implementing the loan to the sewer authority.

An elementary library aide is furloughed, the result of program changes. By SARAH HITE shite@timesleader.com

LEHMAN TWP. – The LakeLehman School Board hired a new high school teacher, furloughed another and appointed several employees at its meeting Monday evening. Michael Nonnenburg of Scranton was hired as the secondary industrial technology teacher for the 2011-12 school year with a salary of $41,841. Nonnenburg served as a long-term substitute with the district last year after the retirement of Daniel Williams. The board also appointed the following employees for the 201112 school year: Valerie Williams as district substitute caller with a stipend of $3,500; John McDonald as in-school suspension monitor at a rate of $13.55 per hour, 7 ½ hours per day, 181 days per year; Jeffrey Shook as school and community resource officer at a rate of $15.15 per hour; and Molly Company as part-time teacher associate at a rate of $10.30 per hour, five hours per day, 181 days per year. The board also approved the furlough of Christine Sakoski, elementary library aide, effective June13. The board cut the position during the budgeting process, which included curtailing programs in the secondary school and elementary schools.

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The next meeting of the LakeLehman School Board will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 15 in the library of Ross Elementary School in Sweet Valley.

The board dedicated the elementary special education room in Lehman-Jackson Elementary School as the Farrell Learning Center. The room was named in memory of the late board member John Peter Farrell, who died in a car accident earlier this year. Lorraine Farrell, who replaced her late husband on the board after his death, said he would have been “humbled” by the honor. Board President Mark Kornoski said the board wanted to honor Farrell in some way and felt his dedication to special education should be recognized. In other business, Johnna Evans, president of the Lake-Lehman Foundation, said the organization’s golf tournament on July 15 was a success and announced an upcoming Battle of the Bands fundraiser, to be held July 30. Evans also mentioned the foundation has been able to send six students, three high school and three elementary, to summer camps due to a partnership with Misericordia University. She said next year the foundation will also have the opportunity to send junior high students to camps at Wilkes University.

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IRENE BRZOZOWSKI, 91, of Pittston, passed away Saturday, July16, 2011, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending from the Anthony Recupero Funeral Home, West Pittston. MARY FIGLOCK, 88, Hudson section of Plains Township, passed away peacefully Monday, July 18, 2011, following an illness. Born in Tobyhanna, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Anna Yakaita Fedish. Mary was a graduate of Coolbaugh High School, Class of 1941, and worked as a saleswoman in local department stores until her retirement. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry, on February 28, 1996. Mary is survived by a son, daughter-in-law, two grandchildren, two sisters, and several nieces and nephews. Mary requested a private funeral with no calling hours. Arrangements were entrusted to Yanaitis Funeral Home, Plains Township.

DARREN W. SPIVEY, 44, of Shavertown, passed away Monday, July 18, 2011, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township, after incurring injuries in a motorcycle accident in Shavertown. Funeral arrangements are pending from The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 672 Memorial Highway, Dallas. GENEVIEVE SAMSON, 97, a guest at Kingston Commons, died Saturday, July 16, 2011. Funeral arrangements are pending from the Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. Main St., Plains Township. NANCY PASCALE, of ManorCare Nursing Center, Kingston, formerly of Ridge Avenue, Kingston, died Monday, July 18, 2011, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending from the Lehman Family Funeral Service Inc., 689 Hazle Ave., Wilkes-Barre.

Frederick Weber July 16, 2011 rederick J. Weber Sr., 88, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away SatF urday evening, July 16, 2011, at the

Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center Hospice Unit, WilkesBarre. Born in Wilkes-Barre on December 12, 1922, he was a son of the late John Jacob and Augusta (Schadel) Weber. Frederick was a lifelong member of the Messiah Lutheran Church, Wilkes-Barre, where his parents helped build the church and made wine for communion. He attended Wilkes-Barre area schools. He served in the U.S. Air Force in the 22nd Bomb Squadron, 341st Bomb Group (M) China-Burma-India. Frederick was a member of the IBEW Local163, retiring in1984. He was also a member of the Plains American Legion Post 558. He also enjoyed gardening. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, George Weber, Carl Weber, Harry Weber; sisters Bertha Weber, Ruth Schwartz Buck and Helen Craig. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Pauline (Gronski) Weber; sons, Frederick J. Weber Jr. and his wife, Linda, Mountain Top; John A. Weber and his wife, Alicia, Williamsburg, Va.; grandchildren, Nicholas and Ryan Weber, Alicia (Weber) Shaughnessy and her husband, Steve; Christina Weber; greatgrandchildren, Alec and Michaela Shaughnessy, Dristan Groupe; sis-

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Township passed away Saturday, July 16, 2011, at Mercy Special Care, Nanticoke. Born November 14,1943, in Wayne, he was a son of the late John and Irma Loche Flood. Stephen was a graduate of Devon Preparatory School, Devon, Class of 1962, attended Villanova and alumni of Wilkes College. As an U.S. Army veteran serving with the 402nd MP-POW-CP, he achieved the rank of sergeant and was heavily involved with the Agnes Flood recovery. Formerly, Stephen was employed by Kingston National Bank, CFO of Wilkes Pools, CEO of A.A.G. International, a military antiques recovery auction house, CEO of Prospect Harbor Trading Company of Prospect, Maine, an independent lobster wholesale distributor, and former Luzerne County Controller. Steve was a member of Nanticoke Kiwanis, Devon Prep Alumni Association and Wilkes College Alumni Association. He is survived by his longtime partner, Heather Paulhamus of Mountain Top; brother, David A. Flood Sr., of State College; nephews, David Flood Jr., of Canal-Winchester, Ohio; Robert Thomas Johnson of Duryea; nieces, Lisa Smith of

Indiana, Pa.; Victoria Gallagher of Libertytown, Md.; Deborah Miller of Wilkes-Barre; Anne Marie Namey of Wilkes-Barre, and Theresa Johnson of Allentown; along with many grandnephews and grandnieces. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, 59 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Eulogy and religious service will be performed by Father Richard S. Wyzykiewicz of Devon Preparatory School. In lieu of flowers, donations in Stephen’s name may be made to the American Stroke Association by calling 1-800-242-8721 or by visiting www.strokeassociation.org.

lsie Pearl Keiner passed away E Sunday, July 17, 2011, two days shy of her 99th birthday.

Elsie was born July 19, 1912 in Slocum. She was a daughter of the late William (Frank) and Bertha (Deets) Rinehimer. Before moving to Hunlock Creek to live with her daughter, Elsie resided in Pond Hill for over 70 years. She retired from Luzerne Outerwear. Elsie was the caretaker of Pond Hill Cemetery for several years, and was active in the Pond Hill Ambulance Association. She was an active member of St. Mark’s United Church of Christ, Pond Hill. Elsie will always be remembered by all who knew her, as someone who was willing to give a helping hand. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 50 + years, Paul (Pete) Keiner; brothers, Harry, Edward, Clarence and Howard; sisters, Ethel and Ellen. Elsie is survived by brothers, Elwood, Glen Lyon; James, Vernon, N.Y.; children, Patricia Nickett and her husband, George (Warrington), and their children, Brian, Scott and Gregory; son, James Keiner, and his wife, Carol, Wapwallopen, and their children, Jason, Jeffrey and Kandie; daughter, Debra Kernag, and her husband, Robert, Hunlock Creek,

Diane Golden July 18, 2011 M. Golden, 74, of WilkesD iane Barre, entered into eternal rest

ANDRUZIS – Blanche, funeral 9:30 a.m. today from the Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont. Friends and family may call from 8:30 a.m. until time of service today. The AM Vets honor guard of Dupont will provide military honors. CARMADELLA – Ann Marie, funeral 9:30 a.m. Wednesday from the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., Old Forge, with a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial and Committal Rites in St. Lawrence O’Toole Church, Prince of Peace Parish, Old Forge. Relatives and friends may pay their respects from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. CLONAN – Ann, funeral 9 a.m. Wednesday in the Baloga Funeral Home Inc., 1201 Main St., Pittston, (Port Griffith), with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, William St., Pittston. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. JONES – Helen, a Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. today in St. Ignatius Loyola Church, 339 N. Maple Ave., Kingston. Family and Friends may

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eatrice Mae Layaou, 83, a resiB dent of Forty Fort, passed away on Sunday afternoon, July 17, 2011,

at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Her beloved husband was the late Chester A. Layaou Sr., who passed away on July 10, 2002. Together, Chester and Beatrice shared 56 years of marriage. Born on September 6, 1927, in Wilkes-Barre, Beatrice was a daughter of the late William and Catherine (Davis) Thomas. Prior to her retirement, Beatrice was employed as a seamstress for the former Hill Handbag, Forty In addition to her parents, William Fort. Prior to her employment with and Catherine Thomas, and her husHill Handbag, Beatrice was employband, Chester, Beatrice was preceded ed for 10 years by the former Blue in death by her son, William J. Layaou, Ribbon Bakery, Kingston. who passed away on January 2, 2010; Devoted to her faith, Beatrice five sisters; and two brothers. was a member of Grace Episcopal Beatrice is survived by her children, Church, Kingston. Active within Chester A. Layaou Jr. and his wife, Barher church, Beatrice was a longtime member of the church’s Altar Guild. bara, Lake Carey; Pamela Paculavich, At the age of 65, Beatrice proudly South Glens Falls, N.Y.; Deborah Sgarearned her Graduation Equivalency let and her husband, David, Forty Fort; Diploma and was presented with a Francis Layaou and his wife, Donna, plaque for her hard work and deter- Wyoming; Donna Layaou, Forty Fort; mination in acquiring her diploma. 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchilFor 10 years, Beatrice volun- dren; and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are respectteered with the Foster Grandparent fully invited to attend the funeral Program, Wilkes-Barre. A woman of many enjoyments, which will be conducted at 10 a.m. Beatrice especially enjoyed cooking Thursday in the Grace Episcopal and baking for family and friends. Church, 30 Butler St., Kingston, with She was known for her blueberry the Rev. John Franklin Hartman, rector, officiating. Interment will follow muffins, which were her specialty. Beatrice loved when her family in Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Daland friends would stop in to visit las. Family and friends may call from 4 her. Always the gracious host, she to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Wroblewwould have a meal waiting for ski Funeral Home Inc., 1442 Wyoming whoever was coming to visit with Ave., Forty Fort, and also from 9 a.m. her. One of her famous lines was “Al- until the time of funeral service Thursways set an extra plate because you day at the church. For additional information or to never know who may stop by.” Family was the center of Bea- send the family of Mrs. Beatrice Laytrice’s life and she cherished every aou an online message of condolence, moment she had with her loved you may visit the funeral home webones. Her grandchildren were the site, www.wroblewskifuneralhomehighlight and joy of her life and she .com. The family requests that flowers be was a constant support to them. She never missed attending one of her omitted and memorial contributions grandchildren’s functions, taking be made in Beatrice’s memory to great pride in all of the accomplish- Grace Episcopal Church, 30 Butler Street, Kingston, PA 18704. ments they have made.

Joseph Refolo and their children, Tricia Hollos and Timothy. She will be greatly missed by her nine great-grandchildren, James (Ritt) Nickett, Laina Nickett, Grace Nickett, George Nickett, Abigail Keiner, Nathan Keiner, Haylee Kernag, Cassidy Hollos, and baby Keiner due in September. Funeral arrangements are made through Heller’s Funeral Home, Nescopeck. Friends and family may call at 10 a.m. Wednesday, with the funeral to follow at noon at Elsie’s request. The Rev. C. Glenn Neely, pastor of Reyburn Bible Church, Shickshinny will be presiding. In lieu of flowers, Elsie requested that all donations be made to St. Mark’s United Church of Christ, 285 Pond Hill Mountain Road, Wapwallopen, PA 18660.

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thank the entire staff at Little Flower Manor for the loving, compassionate and spiritual care that they provided for their mother and for their entire family. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Friday in the Chapel of Little Flower Manor, 200 S. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre, and from noon to 1p.m. Friday at the Little Flower Manor. Memorial donations may be made to Little Flower Manor, 200 S. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702. Online condolences may be sent to www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com.

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on Monday, July, 18, 2011, at Hospice Community Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Elizabeth (Thomas) Sadowski. Diane was a member of the Welsh Presbyterian Church, Warrior Run. She loved to go to the ocean and was passionate and devoted to animals especially her pet bulldogs. Diane will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by her family and friends. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Thomas Golden; son, Thomas R. Golden, and his wife, Judith; her daughter, Vicki Golden, WilkesBarre; sister, Victoria Brandt, Wilkes-Barre; nephew, Gary Brandt and his wife, Tracey, Ashley; and cousins, Mary and Joseph Slavoski, Sugar Notch. Diane’s funeral arrangements are under the care of McCune Fu-

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2011, at the Little Flower Manor in Wilkes-Barre. She was born April 25, 1913 in Wilkes-Barre, a daughter of the late Vincenzo and Josephine Cessa Guida. She attended GAR Memorial High School. Genevieve was a member of Holy Rosary Church in Wilkes-Barre, where she was a member of its Sacred Heart and Rosary Society. She was also a member of the St. Nicholas Senior Citizens Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carmen Pisano, in 1981; and by her son-in-law, Peter Campisano, in 2007. She was also preceded in death by sisters, Mary Guida and Christine Pisano; and by brothers, Michael, Salvatore and Louis Guida. Surviving her are daughter, Joan Campisano, North Brunswick, N.J.; son, Joseph Pisano and his wife, Patricia, Drums; seven grandsons, Anthony Campisano and his wife, Janet; Christopher Campisano and his wife, Pat; Carmen Pisano and his wife, Mary Beth; Peter Campisano and his wife, Jo Jo; Joseph Pisano and his wife, Judy; Michael Campisano and his wife, Amy; Ernie Pisano and his wife, Sarah; 19 greatgrandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Genevieve’s family wishes to

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July 16, 2011 oseph John Refolo, 91, of WyomJurday, ing, passed away peacefully SatJuly 16, 2011, at the Depart-

ment of Veterans Affairs Medical Center Hospice Care Unit, Plains Township. Joseph was born December 15, 1919, in Union City, N.J., and was a son of the late Antonio and Anita Refolo. He resided in Union City with his family and was co-owner of Refolo Bros. Construction with his late brother, Michael. Joseph and his wife, Dolly, retired to Vero Beach, Fla., for 25 years. Following his wife’s death, Joseph relocated to Pennsylvania to live with his children. He was U.S. Army Veteran of World War II serving in MASH Unit overseas. Preceding him in death is his loving wife of 60 years, Dorothy “Dolly” (Simone) Refolo, and his brothers Michael and Ernest Refolo. Surviving are his sisters, Concetta Delsini, Secaucus, N.J.; Angela Rizzo, Union City, N.J.; brother John Refolo and his wife, Florence; Rutherford, N.J.; sisters-in-law, Helen Refolo, Ft. Lee, N.J.; Joan Refolo, Rockaway, N.J.; and many cousins; children, Hope Sinibaldi-Ozturk and Arlene Refolo-McDonald, Wyoming; son Joseph and his wife, Irene, Pocono Lake; Joseph has eight grandchildren, Charles, Michael and Gregory Sinibaldi; Michele and Eric Refolo; Kristina, Melissa and Joseph-Michael Refolo;

four great-grandchildren, Ariana Mena, Christopher and Steven Sinibaldi, and Michael-Peter Sinibaldi; as well as many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Metcalfe and Shaver Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, with Father Joseph J. Adonizio officiating. Friends may call from 2 p.m. until the time of service Wednesday at the funeral home. The family expresses their deepest gratitude for the compassion and care given to their father by the dedicated staff at the Hospice Unit of the VA Medical Center. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations to be made in the memory of Joseph John Refolo to: Wilkes-Barre Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center Attn: Voluntary Unit (Hospice Unit) 1111 East End Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711.

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wards III and his wife, Lorraine, Jenkins Township; grandson, Brian James Edwards, West Pittston; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Metcalfe and Shaver Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Cecilia’s Church of St. Barbara’s Parish. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. More Obituaries, Page 2A

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state could complete over the next decade if the money is approved. That list is currently being developed internally by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, with input from local and regional transportation planning organizations, and could be on the PennDOT website by the end of August, said Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch. “I think everybody deserves to say, ‘If you are charging me, what do we get for it?’ ” said Schoch, who presided over the meeting. The Transportation Funding Advisory Commission, all Corbett appointees, consisted of government officials, people who work in the transportation industry, representatives of mass transit and others. They were directed at the start not to consider raising the gasoline tax that drivers pay at the pump.

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BEAR CREEK TWP. -- Students will need an extra nickel to get a breakfast or lunch at the Bear Creek Community Charter School, and school officials said new government requirements are to blame. The school’s board of trustees voted Monday to increase the price of breakfasts from $1 to $1.05, while lunches will go from $1.75 to $1.80, a move the school’s CEO Jim Smith said is necessary to comply with the requirements of the Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010. Smith said that even though the school’s meal program runs efficiently enough to generate a small surplus, the new act

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OTHERED BY rude- stituents, whose gripes might ness and unruly con- or might not be legitimate. duct at recent public Free speech, for better or meetings, certain worse, is free to everyone, inWilkes-Barre council mem- cluding the louts, the loudbers, including Chairwoman mouths and the loons. EspeKathy Kane, say something cially the loons – whose “ludineeds to be done to ensure ci- crous” ideas today might later become vindicated. vility. In Wilkes-Barre, council No question. For starters, council mem- members seemingly could benefit by improving bers, rather than their conduct. Perdrafting a new ordi- Give as much haps each citizen nance aimed at fur- credence to the speaker at the ther policing city resperson who is next city council idents and other peosession should ple who approach the critical … as to hoist a large mirpodium to voice their the person ror, allowing counthoughts, can modify delivering praise. cil members to their own sometimes view themselves boorish behavior. No more clock-watching during a during the public presentations citizen’s allotted 5-minute com- and literally reflect on their ment period. No more exasper- postures and composures. Make eye contact and listen ated looks or whispered exchanges behind the council ta- intently. Give as much creble. And definitely no more dence to the person who is critical or questioning as to the name calling. Kane’s dismissal of one person delivering praise. Pay speaker during a May meeting more attention to the speaker’s by saying, “See you, Cupcake” message than to how many secwas not merely unprofessional; onds he, or she, has remaining before the 5-minute limit exit was immature. Sure, we realize that these pires – a “deadline” that city council members, as with shouldn’t be firmly followed. If a speaker becomes belligelected officials on township commissions and school erent or otherwise misbehaves, boards, seldom get the credit let the police intervene. If the they deserve for their roles in problem persists, yes, other acupholding democracy and in tion might be warranted. However, before Wilkeshelping people. They certainly don’t deserve to be treated as Barre’s council draws up new stand-ins for the circus clown sanctions and possibly dishes who repeatedly takes a pie in out temporary suspensions to rules breakers, it should first the face. But they should fully expect try extending more of this: Reto hear from disgruntled con- spect.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “He was a superhero when it came to fighting corruption. He could see troubles in elected officials and in those who lurk behind the scenes but whose hands control all.” Harry W. Skene The Forty Fort attorney eulogized former Luzerne County controller Steve Flood, who died Saturday at age 67. Skene had worked as Flood’s solicitor during an often contentious tenure beginning in 2002 in which Flood challenged county officials on several hiring and spending issues.

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T’S A SHAME that Campbell Soup Co. couldn’t find a better recipe to serve up higher profits than to put more salt into its soups to ratchet up their taste. The Camden-based company hopes to whet the finicky appetite of consumers, who have found its healthier soup varieties that contain less sodium less appetizing. But most Americans already consume more than the maximum 2,300 milligrams of sodium recommended daily. Campbell’s spokesman Anthony Sanzio said Friday that the company plans to raise the salt level from 480 mg to 650 mg in some varieties. It will still offer lower-sodium versions. The

announcement was greeted warmly by business analysts, who predict more salt will again have consumers saying “M’m M’m good.” But it’s disappointing that a company with a demonstrated record of social responsibility is retreating on efforts to cut sodium. Most salt in food comes not from the shaker, but from processed products. There has been some conflicting research, but most studies have linked increased sodium levels to high blood pressure – a risk factor for stroke, heart attack and other ailments. Light on the salt, please. The Philadelphia Inquirer

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Writer sees no debate on risks of ‘fracking’

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he natural gas companies in the Marcellus Shale region pose two very strong marketing weapons. They have advanced the perception that they offer a real solution to the problem of foreign energy dependence and they have managed to brand themselves as the cleanest and greenest of today’s fossil fuels. Neither of these contentions has proven to be true. It’s no longer a secret that Chesapeake and other major natural gas players have sold large slices of their operations to the Chinese to satisfy the ravenous energy demand in that part of the world. We apparently will see little benefit in the way of energy independence from domestic exploration. As to the clean and green issue, we have seen the evidence and heard the testimony of those people who have been wronged by these operations, and only the blind and ignorant among us do not appreciate the real horrors of the hydrofracturing process. Many people argue that there are two sides to this debate. I’m sorry, but there are not. “Fracking” contaminates groundwater, threatens the health of families and renders fresh water supplies useless. No debate there. The drillers employ a strategy that if you repeat a lie frequently enough, it becomes a truth. This strategy is effective but it cannot erase the trail of environmental destruction left by these profiteers wherever they choose to blast the shale. Landscape is destroyed, wildlife is uprooted and the agencies put in place to protect our environment are bypassed. Ignorance of the facts might have served as an excuse in the early days of this issue but it can no longer offer sanctuary to those people who choose to turn their heads. This mining practice is horrific and destructive. It’s not too late to get involved. Contact your representatives and demand a moratorium on fracking until we have time to study its consequences. Jim Skrypek Dallas

Obama’s telling words, but who will own ‘pain’

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really thought President Obama’s quote after a recent debt crisis session was illuminating: “Everyone acknowledged that pain will be involved politically on all sides.” I’m not sure if it would be the Republicans or Democrats who are willing to forfeit the largest portion of their salaries, health benefits and pensions. Gregory M. Suda Nanticoke

A corporate takeover now unfolding in nation

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t’s about time. After listening to the Republican Congress members constantly accusing President Obama and the Democrats of not submitting cost-cutting measures to reduce the country’s deficit, finally, Obama called their bluff. They are like a spoiled child stating, “I will cut only these programs and will not discuss raising taxes – or I’ll leave the discussions.” This selfish attitude has gone on long enough, and the American people are weary of their representatives in Congress playing a tit-for-tat game of politics while millions of families are losing their homes, losing their jobs and barely able to pay their bills. It’s about time these congressional members enact laws that will encourage banks and corporations to begin hiring people and begin getting this economy back on track. The longer the unemployment rate stays high and the housing market lags behind because banks that are profiting from the stimulus refuse to grant loans to reliable American families, the longer the economic downturn will continue. With the number of foreclosures, you would think the banks would change their attitudes and encourage some of the homeowners to pay smaller amounts on the existing mortgages to help them through these tough economic times. But if one watches the stock market returns daily, many large banks are profiting tremendously and unfortunately are not feeling “patriotic” enough to share some of the profits. An example of corporations and political pawns showing contempt for the middle class or poor of this nation is the recent decision by the Republican-loaded Supreme Court that favored Wal-Mart over working-class women. If one doesn’t believe that corporations are being given favorable treatment, research how many of those same judges voted to let corporations have a big say in American elections. When President Obama called them out for that law when he delivered his State of the Union address, the judges said it was “unethical” for the president to do so. So the next time you chose a candidate to vote into office, please take the time to find out who or what corporation is backing him or her. Many of the recent Republican governors (Wisconsin, Ohio, Florida,

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etc.) were put into office through vast amounts of money donated by the sly Koch brothers, billionaires who recently had a meeting of their “puppet” governors in Vail, Colo., to give them marching orders. All this to create a situation that will continue to allow these corporate giants to have laws enacted in their favor that allow pollution to continue, and more important to stop the Democrats from winning elections with the help of union-backed funds. In this way our country eventually will be run by aristocratic corporate giants, be they industry, banks or Wall Street entities; and instead of a fair playing field for the American worker, they will become slaves of these giants running the government purely for profit without any consideration for the crumbling middle class or poor. M. Sivilich Dallas

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t is expected that taxpaying adults sometimes will picket regarding issues that affect their jobs, taxes and lives; but it is disgusting to see children with signs. Aren’t 7- and 8-year-old children a little old for kindergarten? Parents who use their children as an excuse to solve their problems should be ashamed. Children shouldn’t be used as pawns to negotiate for full-day kindergarten at a cost the property owners cannot afford. If parents have to work to sustain their style of living, then they should be responsible for arrangements with a day care, not at taxpayers’ expense via the school system. Elaine Givens Plymouth

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he government makes no “cents.” Newspapers, according to the law, print property listings from the tax claim office regarding people who owe back taxes, the first step in sheriff’s sale. We give millions in foreign aid to other nations. We are building roads, bridges and schools in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere. Millions of Americans are receiving rent subsidies. Middle-class Americans pay their own mortgages and taxes. A young man or woman joins the military, serves one or two tours in Iraq or Afghanistan, comes home to find their parents home up for sheriff’s sale while he or she was helping to build schools, roads, bridges – with Americans tax dollars. The government makes no “cents.” George J. Kochis Kingston


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“In my opinion, (it) will be one of the most significant investments in health care in the greater Scranton region,” Wilson said. This isn’t the first time the two entities talked about combining. In August 2009, they signed a

non-binding letter of intent to explore possible ways to work together, but four months later the talks ended with no partnership in place. If the merger does occur, it will be the latest reshaping of the health care landscape in Northeastern Pennsylvania, which would be led by two health systems: Danville-based Geisinger and Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems, which is a

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“This is what I have to look forward to,” she said. There will be no air conditioning and an unbearable number of mosquitoes at night. With much of the nation in the grip of a broiling heat wave, few people are hit as hard as the poor, and few places are poorer than the ramshackle communities along the Texas-Mexico border known as “colonias.” The misery was widespread Monday, with the worst conditions blanketing a broad band from Texas to Minnesota and Dakotas. Seventeen states is-

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Though he declined to pinpoint blame, Liuzzo said “most of the fixing requires a shift in the psychology of lawmakers.” Role of politics Bob Herbert, a Demos distinguished senior fellow and former New York Times columnist, moderated the media teleconference and also talked about the role of politics in creating the problem. “We have ideology and politics standing in the way,” Herbert said. “Three generations ago, America created our single greatest invention, not the Internet or the internal combustion engine or the light bulb or the solar panel. It was the vast American middle class,” Herbert said. “This middle class didn’t just happen. It was the result of a grand bargain among government, businesses and ordinary workers who all agreed on a

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HOT TIMES AHEAD The National Weather Service said it will be hot and humid all week, with temperatures in the 90s every day. Thursday’s high is expected to hit 97 degrees and the high on Friday will be 96. Temperatures will moderate next week when the high is expected to dip to 82 degrees on Monday.

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park – until now.” Korona said she and her friends will take their children over to Kingston’s Hamilton Park, but she said getting there could be difficult. “We walk everywhere,” she said. “It’s difficult to take a lot of kids on a bus.” Korona said a nearby new gated playground for toddlers is unusable because of the construction project. “It’s all pretty frustrating,” she said. At last week’s City Council meeting, Councilman Tony Thomas Jr. said the concrete at the new $145,439 splash pad installed at the renovated park didn’t cure properly. Thomas said the concrete had to be removed. Parrish Pools, Hunt Valley, Md., is the subcontractor that did the original work, according to Drew McLaughlin, the city’s administrative coordinator. He said the general contractor is Bitting Recreation Co., Harrisburg. Parrish Pools was hired as a sub-contractor by Bitting through the COSTARS program, McLaughlin said.

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“The city is as eager to open the splash pad as any resident or park visitor,” said Mayor Tom Leighton. “The forecasted hot weather this week is exactly why I prioritized building the splash pad for Coal Street, but the city was not going to accept or pay for work that was sub-par. The city is pushing hard for it to be opened in time for the end of the summer season.” By the looks of things at Coal Street, the splash pad is weeks away from being completed. Visitors there said they haven’t seen work being done on the splash pad since the beginning of July. Allen Schmidt, who brought three of his children to the park, said he was looking for something

fun for the kids to do on a hot and humid day. “It’s so hot,” Schmidt said. “And no splash pad open, well, that’s not good. And nothing is being done. The city can’t get anything right.” William and Jacquelyn Morris of Wilkes-Barre brought there 22month-old daughter, Ava, to the park. “A splash park is still a great idea,” Morris said. “At least it will be available next year.” Randy Bitting was unavailable for comment Monday and a call to Parrish Pools was not returned. McLaughlin said Bitting handled the firing of the previous subcontractor, and he is conducting the search for a new one.

McLaughlin said the city will have a ribbon-cutting for the completed recreational improvements, such as the basketball courts and toddler playground, in the near future. The city said the concrete vault failed an inspection by the city’s building code office. The vault holds the water filtration system and all of the plumbing that controls and operates the splash pad. McLaughlin said it would not cost the city any additional money to correct the problem. Thomas said the splash pad will be a welcome addition to Coal Street Park, which has undergone a $14 million facelift in the last two years. A splash pad is an area for water play that has no standing water and doesn’t require a lifeguard or other supervision. Lydia Naperkowski said there could be water at Coal Street soon. “Maybe it will rain,” she said.

sued heat watches, warnings or advisories. And the heat index easily surpassed 100 degrees in many places: 126 in Newton, Iowa; 120 in Mitchell, S.D.; and 119 in Madison, Minn. The high temperatures were nearly certain to persist for the entire week. Forecasters expected the extreme discomfort to spread soon to the East Coast. In towns large and small, the withering heat was cruelest to those who could not afford air conditioning. Built at the edge of the desert, the colonias often lack electricity and running water. People bought the land before zoning regulations were adopted, hoping that utility services

would follow. To finance her house, Escamilla, who is 62, had to take out a loan against her funeral services and buy building materials recycled from demolition sites in Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso. Norma Salazar, who shares a tiny trailer home with her husband and six children in Horizon City, on the outskirts of El Paso, has to rely on an evaporative cooler, a cheap alternative to air conditioning that sucks the hot, dry desert air through a mesh of water-soaked fibers. But it only cools half of the trailer, and when the heat climbs above 100, not even that. In downtown Minneapolis, where the heat index reached

106 degrees, the Salvation Army’s Harbor Light Center threw open its doors for anyone who needed to cool off and drink a glass of ice water. Executive Director Bill Miller said he allowed about 200 people who slept at the shelter Sunday night to stay instead being asked to leave in the morning. “We don’t have them leave when it’s this hot,” he said. “It’s hot enough to get dehydrated, especially if you’re drinking. In this heat, it could kill you.” Chicago officials opened six cooling centers, many of them in lower-income neighborhoods, along with hundreds of air-conditioned public buildings such as libraries, park facilities and police stations.

set of shared values that basically said, ‘We believe that all Americans should have a decent life.’ ” Herbert said the agreements made it possible to have goodpaying, meaningful jobs with benefits, pensions and paid time off. He said chief executive officers typically earned 25 times the average salary of his or her employees. That has now risen to 200 times that average salary, and boards of directors and governmentbacked tax cuts and incentives have begun to take their toll on what Herbert called “The American Dream.” To start to swing the momentum back to a strong middle class, Herbert said the nation needs to refocus on job growth, investing in infrastructure and creating sustainable jobs in industries such as alternative energy. And policies that help – and not harm the middle class – are essential. The report addresses several factors contributing to strains on the middle class of Pennsylvania. Among them are stagnant wages

and an increased cost of college tuition. Over the last 30 years, inflationadjusted median annual earnings for Pennsylvania workers (ages 18-64) have fluctuated with changes in the economy, the report shows. Pennsylvania’s median earnings peaked at $36,750 in 2003, before falling and then recovering in the last few years to $36,050. Though wages are below their 2003 level, they have grown since 1980 in step with the rest of the nation. While annual earnings have increased in the past few years, the increase translates to a little over $2 more per hour. This is not in line with increased costs in ener- vania over the past generation, gy, education, food, gasoline and more than tripling over the past insurance. 25 years. This has an impact on the midTuition in Pa. high dle class because a college degree The average college tuition in makes a big difference in earnings the state was at $10,761 for 2009- potential. 10 academic year. That’s well In 2010, median earnings for above the national average of workers age 25 to 34 with at least a $6,829. Tuition costs have in- bachelor’s degree were $45,900 in creased exponentially in Pennsyl- Pennsylvania -- more than 62 per-

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Damiana Schimdt, 8, of Wilkes-Barre, gets a push on the swings from her dad, Allen Schimdt, as her sister, Brooklyn, 6, looks on.

Making a change BOTHERED BY rudeness and unruly conduct at recent public meetings, certain Wilkes-Barre council members say something needs to be done to ensure civility.

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THE TIMES LEADER not-for-profit entity. The office would make sure no anti-trust issues would be raised and that the hospital’s donations and charitable assets are protected. A message left with that office Monday was not immediately returned. Gladys G. Bernet, regional director for marketing and public relations for the three CHS hospitals that were purchased from Mercy this year, declined comment on the potential merger.

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The suit argues Flood’s statements were inaccurate and hurt the business. Flood had maintained that his comments were justified.

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More changes may be in store in the region’s health care. Last month, Geisinger and Bloomsburg Health System announced the signing of a nonbinding letter of intent to explore the potential merger of the smaller Bloomsburg system into Geisinger. Andrew M. Seder, a Times Leader staff writer, may be reached at 570829-7269.

COURTHOUSE HONOR Luzerne County commissioners ordered the county courthouse flag at half staff Monday in honor of former County Controller Steve Flood, who died Saturday. The flag will remain at half staff until Flood’s funeral on Thursday, Urban said.

filed against Flood and two state welfare officials challenging the release of a draft audit critical of the county’s $58 million, 20-year lease of PA Childcare’s Pittston Township juvenile center. The detention center was at the center of corruption charges later filed against former judges Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan, former center co-owner Robert Powell and center builder Robert Mericle. Conahan had sealed the trade secrets suit, but the state Superior Court overturned that decision after an appeal by The Times Leader. Federal authorities said Conahan’s sealing without a hearing was one example of fraud committed by Conahan in exchange for a bribe, according to an indictment against Conahan and Ciavarella. Court paperwork says PA Child Care discontinued and ended the trade secrets suit with prejudice, which means it can’t file the claim again in the future. PA Child Care’s Pittsburgh attorney, Bernard M. Schneider, declined comment Monday on the reason for ending the suit. Allstate Insurance Co. also dropped a legal action against Flood and PA Child Care in January, court records showed. The company’s suit argued that Flood’s personal umbrella insurance policy didn’t require the insurer to defend Flood or provide any monetary compensation in the trade secrets suit. Flood, who served as controller from 2002 through 2005, has been credited by many for uncovering information and sparkPublicized lawsuit ing the federal investigation that The trade secrets lawsuit that led to charges against Ciavarella, ended in December had been Conahan, Mericle and Powell. Flood’s obituary is on Page 8A. highly publicized because it was

Sued over fees The other outstanding suit was filed in 2010 by a Philadelphia law firm against Flood and his partner and guardian, Heather Paulhamus, claiming that the firm is owed $205,696 in legal fees for representing Flood in the libel suit. Wilkes-Barre attorney Robert C. Trichilo, who is representing Flood and Paulhamus, said Monday that the suit is still in the beginning stages of discovery. Trichilo said he and other lawyers at Brady & Grabowski, P.C., may be filing a separate suit against the county on behalf of Flood or his estate arguing that the county is responsible for the legal fees. The lawyers are researching a statute governing the payment of legal fees for county employees and department heads, he said. The county Retirement Board had initially voted to pay for Flood’s legal defense in the libel suit but reversed the decision shortly after Flood lost his bid for re-election in 2005. The law firm seeking payment – Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis – also represented the retirement board in a 2003 racketeering suit filed against past county officials and pension fund managers. A federal judge dismissed that suit in November 2007. The county controller, commissioners and treasurer sit on the retirement board, which oversees the employee pension fund.

cent higher than the $28,356 a typical high school graduate in the same age range was earning. “College is more inaccessible than ever,” said Stephen Herzenberg, the executive director of the Keystone Research Center. And it’s only getting more costly because of state budget tightening that’s meant less funding for state-run or state-related universities. For the 2011-12 school year, the state legislature reduced spending at the 14 Pennsylvania State System of Education universities, which includes Bloomsburg and East Stroudsburg, by about $70 million, or 14.5 percent. The state-related universities, such as Pittsburgh, Temple and Penn State, saw 19 percent funding cuts. As a result, tuition rates are skyrocketing at those schools next semester. Temple University is raising in-state undergraduate tuition rates nine percent this fall. As a point of reference, the current rate on inflation is 3.6 percent.

And for those who do go to college, their debt is high compared to their counterparts across the country. Seventy two percent of college graduates in Pennsylvania entered the labor force with student debt in 2009, and their average debt —$27,066— was the seventh highest in the nation, according to the report. While the CEOs and government were mentioned as contributors, Herbert declined to place the blame on just one group. “There are a lot of people responsible for the fix that we’re in,” Herbert said. But to fix the problems, Liuzzo said, it will likely mean higher taxes. And that will hurt the middle class even more. “The rich will pay more, but they can afford it. The poor can’t pay it and so the middle class will be footing the bill,” he said. This is the trend of the past few decades. And the end result, Liuzzo said, is that “the rich get richer, the poor get richer and the middle class gets a little bit richer.”


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Eric Ringsdorf of Back Mountain waits for the ball as Jordan Bone #7 of Plains dives into first base during a game in Bloomsburg Monday. .

Back Mountain pitcher shuts out Plains By DAVE ROSENGRANT drosengrant@timesleader.com

BLOOMSBURG – During the first two games of the Region 5 American Legion Baseball Tournament, Steve Ruch blistered the baseball with the bat leading Back Mountain to a pair of wins. On Monday in the winner’s bracket final against Plains, the Holy Redeemer grad showed what he could do on the mound. The right-hander tossed a completegame, six-hit shutout and stayed hot with the bat as well going 2-for-3 with two RBI as Back Mountain defeated its Wyoming Valley American Legion League com-

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rade, 10-0 in a game that ended in eight innings BACK instead of nine. Ruch is MOUNTAIN now hitting .643 (9for-14) at the plate in the double-elimination event. PLAINS “Steve Ruch, what a great pitcher. He doesn’t hurt himself and he makes the other team beat him,” Back Mountain manager Tom Evans said. Back Mountain has now defeated Plains all five times the teams have played this season, including two in the regular season and now three times in the postseason. With Monday’s win, Back

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finish line,” NFLPA spokesman GeThe NFL told club executives they orge Atallah said in Washington. could be schooled in the ins and outs “There still are things that can get you of the new labor contract as early as tripped up, and we’re going to push Thursday, and the players’ association through.” summoned its leaderOwners are set to ship for a potential “Nobody cheers for hold a special meetvote — the strongest ing in Atlanta on signs yet the lockout you at Mile 25 of a Thursday, when they might be nearing an marathon. You still could ratify a new end. agreement — if Lawyers for both have to cross the there is one. Execusides met 81⁄2 hours finish line. There still tives from all 32 teams then would be Monday in New York, are things that can get briefed there Thursincluding 31⁄2 with a you tripped up, and day and Friday on court-appointed how the terms would mediator, to try to we’re going to push affect league busiclose a deal to resolve ness, two people fathe sport’s first work through.” stoppage since 1987. George Atallah miliar with the plan Talks were scheduled NFLPA spokesman told The Associated Press. to continue today. The people said “Making progress,” said NFL Players Association outside the clubs were told Monday that topcounsel Jeffrey Kessler, who also rep- ics would include the 2011 NFL calendar, rookie salary system and guideresents locked-out NBA players. Commissioner Roger Goodell and lines for player transactions. They NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith spoke spoke to the AP on condition of anoto each other on the telephone Mon- nymity because the process is supday and planned to stay in regular con- posed to remain confidential. Any tentative agreement also must tact. “Nobody cheers for you at Mile 25 of a marathon. You still have to cross the See NFL, Page 4B The Associated Press

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U.S. soccer team member Megan Rapinoe answers questions after she and other members of the U.S. soccer team arrived in Times Square on Monday after a Japan’s win over the United States in the Women’s World Cup.

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Team defeats Abington National to avoid elimination in Section 5 Tournament.

ARCHBALD – Kingston/Forty Fort took full advantage of the term ‘double elimination’ in the Section 5 Little League Tournament. Despite losing its first game to Abington National, it rebounded to defeat Archbald by a score of 5-1 in the major baseball losers’ bracket final at the Archbald Athletic Complex. Kingston/Forty KINGSTON/ Fort has alFORTY FORT lowed just two runs in the past two games. Hunter MaxARCHBALD well was terrific on the bump for Kingston/ Forty Fort. He tossed a complete game, allowing just one run on four hits. He struck out five and walked just two Archbald hitters. Kingston/Forty Fort continues play in the Section Five Little League Tournament today. It will have a rematch with Abington National, it lost to 11-7 in the opening round of the tournament. Kingston/Forty Fort got on the board in the top of the second. With two outs in the inning, Julian Simons drew a walk and advanced when Sean Judge reached on an infield single to shortstop. Maxwell helped himself out with an RBI single to leftcenter field. With one out in the third inning, Eric Latoski drew a walk. Zack Sott then belted a two-run

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maybe Abby Wambach are nearing their end, Lauren Cheney, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe proved in Germany they are more than able successors. There’s also another major title to be won at next summer’s London Olympics, and qualifying starts in just a few months. “It’s just unfortunate, just a bummer,” Carli Lloyd said after the Americans were stunned by Japan in a riveting final Sun-

FRANKFURT, Germany — Once the Americans get over the disappointment of coming up just short at the Women’s World Cup, they’ll find plenty of reasons for optimism. The U.S. team pulled together amid a series of challenges that, just a few years ago, would have broken it apart. And while the illustrious careers of captain Christie Rampone, Shannon Boxx and See SOCCER, Page 6B

ith a proud, gleeful trot, Shane Victorino rounded third base and headed for

home. It was only then that Victorino discovered his high, arcing shot over the left field wall Sunday at Waterfront Park had been ruled a foul ball. “I said, ‘Thanks for letting me get all the way around third before telling me,’ ” Victorino said. So for the second time this month, Victorino’s game told a tale of blunder. He tripped while throwing from the outfield against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 3, which is how he landed on the disabled list with an injured right thumb and why he spent this past weekend completing a minor league rehabilitation assignment with Double-A Reading. “Another embarrassing moment. Why not?” Victorino said. “Two weeks to the day.” Yet, the today the Phillies get so much stronger, even boasting the best record in baseball, because Victorino returns Philadelphia’s lineup. Late-inning relief specialst Brad Lidge isn’t far behind. After throwing 15 of his 16 pitches for strikes while working a scoreless seventh inning for Reading on Sunday, Lidge figures he’s one more rehab outing away from resuming his role as the Phillies closer. He spent the first half of this year recovering from a right rotator cuff strain. But it’s Victorino’s absence that’s put a real strain on the Phillies, which is why his return may have the biggest impact on the team. The high-energy All-Star center fielder was hitting .303 with nine home runs and 34 RBI at the time of his injury. But more importantly, he solidified the middle of the Phillies lineup after recently dropping to the team’s No. 5 hitter from his second slot in the batting order. Victorino’s presence behind cleanup man Ryan Howard gives a scoringchallenged Phillies offense much more potential and punch. Even if he’s not about to punch anything just yet with his still ailing thumb. “There’s going to be pain,” Victorino said. “There’s going to be some discomfort there. I’ve just got to play through it.” He’s never just playing around. Anybody who’s watched Victorino can’t help admiring his all-out, all-thetime hustle and his penchant for delivering in big moments. Remember his game-changing grand slam against C.C. Sabathia in the 2008 National League playoffs? Or Victorino’s lunging grab of a shot to the gap against the Reds in last year’s postseason? He didn’t slow down much during his rehab stint with Reading, hitting .500 in two games – even without his disputed long ball. “I thought it was over (in fair territory),” Victorino said of his first-inning blast that hugged the left field line. “Obviously the umpire didn’t.” That didn’t stop him from spending the rest of his Sunday hustling through center field and around the base paths. “That’s how I play the game,” Victorino said. “I kind of play it at one speed.” It’s a non-stop ball of energy Phillies fans truly appreciate. Victorino is back in Philadelphia and heading toward the plate again. And this time, nobody’s going to stop him.


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It’s yet another big 16-race slate this evening at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Every race has at least nine entries, and most of them look highly competitive for sure. So without further hesitation, let’s By Roxy Roxborough get right down to business…….. BOXING REPORT: In the WBA/IBF BEST BET: FILLY BAY (9TH) junior welterweight title fight on July 23 VALUE PLAY: M A ROY (12TH) in Las Vegas, Nevada, Amir Khan is

POST TIME 6:30 p.m. All Races One Mile First-$15,000 Clm.Hndcp Trot;clm.price $12-15,000 1 Credit Score B.Simpson 4-1-2 Allard has him ready 7 The Windsurfer A L.Stalbaum 2-2-8 First off the gate 5 Carpathian Hooray G.Napolitano 2-1-1 Deadly consistent 9 Colin Power T.Buter 4-7-2 First start off the claim 8 Speculation A.Napolitano 8-2-9 Tries another new barn 3 Like A Lexis B.Clarke 1-9-9 Broke last two starts 6 Captain Brady C.Norris 1-3-3 Bumps up off the win 2 Money Machine J.Pavia 7-5-8 Off form 4 Fortysecondstreet M.Kakaley 6-2-6 Never in it Second-$4,800 Clm.Pace;clm.price $5,000 7 Swingopolitan G.Napolitano 7-7-4 Drop in class does it 8 Bullvillelightning L.Stalbaum 5-4-5 Back to level of last win 3 Great Balldini J.Pavia 6-8-7 Sits close to the pace 4 Mon Ami Hall W.Mann 8-4-8 Best of the rest 5 Glors Boys H.Parker 8-2-7 Veteran not the same 1 Jellis As Hecht M.Kakaley 5-8-6 Very weak race 2 I Am So Glad K.Sizer 9-9-8 Back from Tioga 6 Highview Fella N J.Taggart 7-7-7 One worse than seventh 9 Listen To Your Art D.Ingraham 8-7-3 Stalls out Third-$12,000 Cond.Trot;n/w $6,500 last 5 9 Definitely Mamie J.Pavia 3-7-7 Finds the right field to beat 4 Folk Tail M.Kakaley 8-7-2 From the Burke stable 8 NF Quotable L.Stalbaum 5-6-2 Cook a warm trainer 2 Spice It Up Lindy M.Simons 2-6-6 Racing decent at the Big M 7 Smedshammer G.Napolitano 5-6-5 Does pick up Napolitano 6 Gimme The Loot A.Spano 5-3-5 Not won in 2011 3 Donnegal G.Wasiluk 5-2-4 11yr old keep plugging 1 Andoversure D.Ingraham 7-3-7 Often a long price 5 Conway Lane K.Sizer 6-2-7 Not a factor Fourth-$10,000 Clm.Pace;clm.price $15,000 8 Viper Hanover T.Buter 2-3-1 Knocks the door down 6 Pride And Glory D.Ingraham 1-1-3 Pacer in good form 1 Iron Train G.Napolitano 3-7-5 Rail a big plus 7 Loadedupntruckin J.Pavia 7-6-8 Does have solid early foot 4 Sandy Absolut M.Kakaley 2-7-6 Filly tries to tackle boys 3 Top Notch Hanover A.Napolitano 6-8-5 Overclassed most of year 2 My Edward M.Simons 1-8-7 Jogged against lesser at Tioga 5 Purple Mcrain Tn.Schadel 2-4-6 Longtime maiden 9 Marty B Shady J.Taggart 3-6-6 Stomped down Fifth-$20,000 The Stallion Series 9 Orange Bigi M.Kakaley 1-1-2 Makes it three straight 2 Can Do It T.Smedshammer 3-3-6 Trond having great year 1 Lady Ridge J.Pavia 1-5-2 Meadows invader 7 Migisi J.Taggart 2-8-4 Nice catch driver for Jim 6 Mynah Hanover S.Schoeffel 1-2-6 Tends to tire late 8 Broadway Starlet T.Buter 9-7-9 Disappointing filly 3 Jogging Home C.Norris 5-6-4 Legs give out 4 Red Rum Lass M.Simons 6-3-6 Take another 5 Abundala D.Ingraham 6-7-8 Off since May Sixth-$14,000 Clm.Pace;clm.price $25,000 2 Panamanian M.Simons 1-6-5 Repeat in sight 1 Dragon AHS M.Kakaley 4-5-6 Takes loot from inside 3 Pandapocket H.Parker 3-6-4 Sherman barn doing stout 4 Pams Legacy J.Pavia 4-2-1 Fairly steady 5 Running Ron G.Napolitano 5-4-5 Needs live cover 7 Town Treasure M.Romano 2-7-3 Note the driver change 9 Black Ace Hanover T.Buter 7-6-8 Struck down 6 A Fool For Mark D.Ingraham 6-7-2 Sent by team Ingraham 8 Stonebridge Deco J.Antonelli 7-8-5 Well back Seventh-$20,000 The Stallion Series 2 Madam Stacey T.Smedshammer 7-5-4 Tackles a little easier 7 Lady’s Night D.Palone 1-1-2 The one to beat 3 Sephora De Vie G.Wright 3-2-5 Kicks it in too late 8 Amourus J.Rattray 4-1-1 Fallen back to earth 5 Kelpie Hanover J.Taggart 7-4-1 Taggart does well for Wollam 9 Quantum Glidingby C.Norris 2-3-1 Much better since lasix 1 Shacklesonmyfeet J.Johnson 8-5-3 Yet to remove the key 4 Gasoline M.Kakaley 9-6-7 Burned 6 Abundaspice D.Ingraham 5-4-3 Has never hit the board Eighth-$14,000 Cond.Pace;n/w $9,000 last 5 3 Lislea Moran J.Pavia 5-4-8 Pavia winds him up 7 He’s Great D.Palone 3-1-3 Live pacer 6 Cessna Flight M.Kakaley 1-5-5 More than capable if right 1 Last Conquest G.Napolitano 3-1-6 Back from Saratoga 2 Literate Hanover T.Buter 2-5-9 Buter the new pilot 5 Polaris N M.Simons 6-8-10 Better earlier in year 8 Caerleon Hanover L.Stalbaum 4-1-7 Speed folds tonight 9 Rusty Tank M.Romano 2-6-6 Post the main setback 4 Caviart Spencer K.Sizer 8-5-3 Fallen on hard times Ninth-$20,000 The Stallion Series 3 Filly Bay D.Palone 1-1-2 Has plenty in reserve 7 Im A Centerfold M.Kakaley 7-5-2 Hard one to gauge 4 Linnea P T.Buter 7-4-1 Drops from Reynolds 6 Miss Caviar T.Smedshammer 4-6-5 Watch the tote action 5 My Good Side S.Schoeffel 3-1-4 In from the fairs 8 Devoutly Hanover G.Napolitano 5-8-3 Long road to haul 2 Lady Taggetha C.Norris 3-4-4 Fades away 9 Ginger Tree Lexie M.Simons 5-4-3 Not from this spot 1 Newtech D.Ingraham 4-8-7 Same results Tenth-$24,000 Clm.Hndcp Pace;clm.price $25-30,000 6 Expensive Toy M.Kakaley 2-7-7 Fits perfect in here 8 Three New Dawns G.Napolitano 9-1-1 Back to level of claim 9 Four Starz Elder B.Simpson 1-3-1 Become hot commodity 4 Lucky Lucky Leo L.Stalbaum 7-8-8 Big price on the board 1 Lap Hanover J.Pavia 5-2-1 2nd start since the claim 2 Royal Cam-Hall A.Napolitano 6-1-3 Bounced off career mile 3 Blissfullcavalcade D.Ingraham 7-1-2 Back in with claimers 5 Triple Major M.Simons 5-6-7 Winless in 18 prior 7 Totally Empressive P.Berry 7-8-3 Didn’t fire at Vernon Eleventh-$9,700 Cond.Trot;n/w $4,000 last 5 2 Credit Approved G.Napolitano 8-4-8 Fires down the road 6 Showmeyourstuff H.Parker 3-9-3 Tries out the hopples 4 R Sam J.Taggart 3-6-9 Rounds out the triple 5 American Cool D.Ingraham 3-8-1 New to the Case stable 8 St Giannis M.Kakaley 5-8-8 In live hands 1 Overdraft J.Pavia 4-5-7 Not the best track record 9 Perfect Chance M.Simons 4-1-9 Looking for flat mile 7 Rap’s Legacy T.Buter 8-7-4 Needs big turn-around 3 Corky Duke J.Groff 5-5-4 Groff has just 1 win Twelfth-$9,700 Cond.Pace;n/w $4,000 last 5 7 M A Roy M.Kakaley 6-2-7 Takes care of soft field 3 Sir Beach Dragon D.Ingraham 4-6-4 Makes for nice exacta box 6 Thee Town Hero L.Stalbaum 3-7-7 Bomber having solid campaign 5 Up Front George P.Berry 4-4-3 Jersey import 8 Rush Of Fools B.Simpson 3-9-10 New on the scene 4 Kingofthecastle G.Napolitano 6-6-4 Wrong part of town 1 The Real Dan A.Santeramo 5-3-5 Santeramo ice cold 2 Art Star D.Palone 5-6-1 Demoted 9 Artist Point T.Buter 5-7-3 Comes off scr-vet injured Thirteenth-$9,800 Clm.Trot;clm.price $10,000 5 Litigator T.Buter 3-6-4 Sneaks it out 2 A Real Laser G.Napolitano 1-1-4 Certain favorite 4 Clear The Air M.Simons 2-8-3 First off the claim 3 Instant Photo J.pavia 1-4-1 Just dusted similar 7 Southern Beauty M.Kakaley 7-3-5 Use in superfecta 1 Dynamic Preacher L.Stalbaum 8-2-4 Moves back inside 6 Pinnochio D.Palone 4-3-3 Not even Palone can help 8 Funny Briefs A.Santeramo 3-4-3 Winless in prior 42 tries 9 Credit Limit A.Napolitano 4-4-5 Dusted Fourteenth-$9,700 Cond.Trot;n/w $4,000 last 5 9 Rookie Mistake L.Stalbaum 7-4-2 With one big swoop 6 Aviewtoakill T.Buter 2-3-3 Buter-Raymer solid duo 2 Lost In The Fog M.Romano 3-3-7 Romano gets catch drive 1 I’ve Got It All M.Kakaley 9-4-5 Meadowlands shipper 8 Calchips Muscle J.Pavia 2-5-8 Lacks that stamina 7 Katie’s Kiss J.Taggart 4-6-3 One of two mares in here 3 Alarming Quick M.Simons 3-5-5 The other gal 4 Zero Boundaries B.Simpson 2-9-9 I’ll pass on 5 Money Man K D.Ingraham 4-7-3 Out of cash Fifteenth-$9,700 Cond.Pace;maidens 2 Redside Manner G.Napolitano 8-7-2 Starts off late double 6 A Fool House M.Kakaley 8-3-3 Raced well here in the past 8 Showtime Shark T.Buter 5-5-3 Lightly raced colt 5 Hey Scoob A.Napolitano 3-2-3 Lacks the late presence 7 Fox Valley Renoir B.Simpson 9-2-4 Chicago invader 1 Solanos Dragon J.Taggart 1-3-8 Eligible at time of entry 3 Lookout Josh M.Simons 7-3-3 Been a maiden for some time 4 Cancun Prize H.Parker 5-2-8 ….next 9 Odin Blue Chip L.Stalbaum 6-5-6 One more race to go Sixteenth-$10,000 Clm.Pace;clm.price $15,000 8 Patient Major J.Taggart 4-4-2 Upset in the finale 3 Ifeelthelight L.Stalbaum 9-9-2 Grabs the pocket 7 Bungleinthejungle H.Parker 7-1-6 Tough, if you back to the Q 4 Real Liberator J.Pavia 4-4-1 Vulnerable chalk 5 Giant Cooper W.Mullin 4-7-9 Mullin again steers 2 Bring Them Home M.Kakaley 6-4-7 Rough spot for this filly 1 Beckys Dreamboat M.Simons 2-2-3 Ohio shipper 6 Kingofthehighlands G.Napolitano 5-8-3 Chances are low 9 Here To Stay P.Berry 6-3-9 See you tomorrow

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CYCLING 8 a.m. VERSUS — Tour de France, stage 16, Saint-PaulTrois-Chateaux to Gap, France MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. ROOT — Cincinnati at Pittsburgh YES --- N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay SNY --- St. Louis at N.Y. Mets 8 p.m. CSN — Philadelphia at Chicago Cubs WNBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Seattle at Chicago

T R A N S A C T I O N S BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB—Announced Boston DH David Ortiz and Baltimore RHP Kevin Gregg had their four-game suspensions reduced to three games. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Signed SS J.J. Hardy to a three-year contract extension. Placed RHP Alfredo Simon on the restricted list. Recalled 3B Josh Bell from Norfolk (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Mark Worrell from Norfolk. Recalled INF Josh Bell from Norfolk. BOSTON RED SOX—Activated OF Carl Crawford from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Drew Sutton to Pawtucket (IL). CLEVELAND INDIANS—Placed OF Grady Sizemore on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP David Huff from Columbus (IL). NEW YORK YANKEES—Placed INF Ramiro Pena on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Brandon Laird from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

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TAMPA BAY RAYS—Recalled C Robinson Chirinos, RHP Alex Cobb and LHP Alex Torres from Durham (IL). Designated RHP Adam Russell for assignment. Placed C Jose Lobaton and RHP Juan Cruz on the 15-day DL. TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Reinstated RHP Jesse Litsch from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Las Vegas (PCL). American Association AMARILLO SOX—Signed RHP Cody Evans. Released RHP Gary Perinar. EL PASO DIABLOS—Signed RHP Jorge Crespo and RHP Josh Grady. Released RHP Rigoberto Almonte, RHP Jose Sanchez, INF Kevin Smith and LHP Roberto Martinez. FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS—Signed LHP Kevin Light and INF Jake Krause. FORT WORTH CATS—Released RHP Tim Haines. GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS—Signed RHP Kyle Gunderson. LINCOLN SALTDOGS—Signed RHP Vince Bongiovanni. Acquired LHP Jino Gonzalez from Lake County (North American) for future considerations. Released RHP James Garcia. ST. PAUL SAINTS—Released INF Jake Krause. Signed INF Justin Snyder. Sold the contract of OF Brandon Tripp to the Philadelphia Phillies. SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CAPTAINS—Signed C Scott Thomas. Released C Andrew Kuhn. WINNIPEG GOLDEYES—Released RHP Eugene Wright. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association INDIANA PACERS—Named Jim Boylen assistant coach. FOOTBALL National Football League HOUSTON TEXANS—Promoted Mike Maccagnan to director of college scouting. Named Dale Strahm a national college scout. HOCKEY National Hockey League ANAHEIM DUCKS—Signed D Mathieu Carle to a one-year contract. ST. LOUIS BLUES—Signed Forward Ryan

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Red Sox

9.5

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8.5

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8.0

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Nationals

7.5

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ROCKIES

8.5

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Brewers

9.0

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GIANTS

6.5

Dodgers

National League

Reaves to a one-year contract. WINNIPEG JETS—Agreed to terms with RW Blake Wheeler, D Brett Festerling, C Riley Holzapfel, D Arturs Kulda, RW Spencer Machacek, C Ben Maxwell and RW Kenndal McArdle on new contracts. SOCCER Major League Soccer COLUMBUS CREW—Named Clark Beacom vice president of ticket sales. NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION—Announced the resignation of MF Ousmane Dabo. NEW YORK RED BULLS—Traded MF Austin da Luz to D.C. United to complete an earlier trade. COLLEGE ATLANTIC 10 CONFERENCE—Named Drew Dickerson director of media relations and communications. ABILENE CHRISTIAN—Named Joe Golding men’s basketball coach. BAYLOR—Named Grant McCasland men’s assistant basketball coach. BRADLEY—Promoted Jennifer Jones to senior woman administrator and associate director of athletics for academics and student affairs. CLEMSON—Announced the addition of women’s golf starting in 2013-14. COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON—Signed men’s soccer coach Ralph Lundy to five-year contract extension through 2015. DAYTON—Named Paul Ivkovich strength and conditioning coach for men’s and women’s basketball and golf teams. DELAWARE—Named Tenaya Tucker assistant softball coach. FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON—Promoted men’s assistant basketball coach Marcus Toney-El to associate head coach. Named Damon Francis men’s assistant basketball coach. FORDHAM—Named Kevin Leighton baseball coach NEW MEXICO—Named Ben Wallis men’s assistant volleyball coach. QUINNIPIAC—Signed men’s basketball coach Tom Moore to a contract extension through the 2015-16 season. SOUTHERN CAL—Suspended TB Marc Tyler from all team activities and the season opener for comments he made to TMZ.

I N T E R N A T I O N A L L E A G U E North Division W L Pct. Lehigh Valley (Phillies).......... 56 39 .589 Pawtucket (Red Sox) ............. 52 43 .547 Yankees.................................. 49 44 .527 Buffalo (Mets) ......................... 41 54 .432 Syracuse (Nationals) ............. 40 53 .430 Rochester (Twins).................. 36 58 .383 South Division W L Pct. Gwinnett (Braves) ................... 53 42 .558 Durham (Rays)......................... 52 42 .553 Charlotte (White Sox) ............. 48 48 .500 Norfolk (Orioles) ...................... 36 59 .379 West Division W L Pct. Columbus (Indians)................ 61 34 .642 Louisville (Reds) .................... 50 46 .521 Indianapolis (Pirates) ............. 48 48 .500 Toledo (Tigers)....................... 42 54 .438 Saturday's Games Durham 11, Pawtucket 8 Rochester 4, Buffalo 2 Toledo 7, Yankees 4 Lehigh Valley 8, Syracuse 6 Gwinnett 4, Norfolk 3, 11 innings Columbus 7, Indianapolis 5 Louisville 4, Charlotte 2, 12 innings Sunday's Games Durham 13, Pawtucket 3 Norfolk 4, Gwinnett 2 Charlotte 7, Louisville 6 Syracuse 8, Lehigh Valley 4 Columbus 6, Indianapolis 4 Toledo 7, Yankees 6, 11 innings Buffalo 13, Rochester 4 Monday's Games Gwinnett 5, Louisville 2 Durham 4, Rochester 1 Pawtucket 4, Lehigh Valley 1 Indianapolis 4, Charlotte 3 Toledo 9, Norfolk 3 Columbus 5, Yankees 2; btm 4th inning Buffalo at Syracuse; ppd Today's Games Buffalo at Syracuse, 7 p.m. Charlotte at Indianapolis, 7:05 p.m. Lehigh Valley at Pawtucket, 7:05 p.m. Durham at Rochester, 7:05 p.m. Louisville at Gwinnett, 7:05 p.m. Yankees at Columbus, 7:05 p.m. Toledo at Norfolk, 7:15 p.m.

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McNamara Division W L Staten Island (Yankees).......... 21 7 Hudson Valley (Rays) ............. 16 13 Brooklyn (Mets) ....................... 16 14 Aberdeen (Orioles).................. 8 22 Pinckney Division W L

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Batavia (Cardinals) .................. 17 13 .567 — Jamestown (Marlins)............... 17 13 .567 — Mahoning Valley (Indians)...... 17 13 .567 — Williamsport (Phillies) ............. 16 14 .533 1 Auburn (Nationals)................... 15 15 .500 2 State College (Pirates) ............ 8 22 .267 9 Stedler Division W L Pct. GB Vermont (Athletics) ................. 16 11 .593 — Connecticut (Tigers) ............... 13 15 .464 31⁄2 Lowell (Red Sox) ..................... 13 17 .433 41⁄2 Tri-City (Astros) ....................... 12 16 .429 41⁄2 Monday's Games Connecticut 8, Hudson Valley 3 Lowell 11, Brooklyn 5 Staten Island 12, Tri-City 5 Jamestown 6, Mahoning Valley 5 State College 5, Williamsport 1 Auburn 4, Batavia 3 Aberdeen 7, Vermont 4; btm 8th inning Today's Games Connecticut at Tri-City, 7 p.m. State College at Mahoning Valley, 7:05 p.m. Batavia at Jamestown, 7:05 p.m. Staten Island at Hudson Valley, 7:05 p.m. Brooklyn at Aberdeen, 7:05 p.m. Vermont at Lowell, 7:05 p.m. Auburn at Williamsport, 7:05 p.m. Wednesday's Games Connecticut at Tri-City, 11 a.m. Brooklyn at Aberdeen, 7:05 p.m. Staten Island at Hudson Valley, 7:05 p.m. Batavia at Jamestown, 7:05 p.m. Vermont at Lowell, 7:05 p.m. State College at Mahoning Valley, 7:05 p.m. Auburn at Williamsport, 7:05 p.m.

S O C C E R 2011 Women's World Cup (Top two nations in each group advance) GROUP A GP W D L GF GA Pts x-Germany............ 3 3 0 0 7 3 9 x-France................ 3 2 0 1 7 4 6 Nigeria................... 3 1 0 2 1 2 3 Canada.................. 3 0 0 3 1 7 0 x-advanced to quarterfinals Sunday, June 26 At Sinsheim, Germany France 1, Nigeria 0 At Berlin Germany 2, Canada 1 Thursday, June 30 At Bochum, Germany France 4, Canada 0 At Frankfurt Germany 1, Nigeria 0 Tuesday, July 5 At Moenchengladbach, Germany Germany 4, France 2 At Dresden, Germany Nigeria 1, Canada 0 GROUP B GP W D L GF GA Pts x-England.............. 3 2 1 0 5 2 7 x-Japan ................. 3 2 0 1 6 3 6 Mexico................... 3 0 2 1 3 7 2 New Zealand ........ 3 0 1 2 4 6 1 x-advanced to quarterfinals Monday, June 27 At Bochum, Germany Japan 2, New Zealand 1 At Wolfsburg, Germany Mexico 1, England 1 Friday, July 1 At Leverkusen, Germany Japan 4, Mexico 0 At Dresden, Germany England 2, New Zealand 1 Tuesday, July 5 At Augsburg, Germany England 2, Japan 0 At Sinsheim, Germany New Zealand 2, Mexico 2 GROUP C GP W D L GF GA Pts x-Sweden.............. 3 3 0 0 4 1 9 x-United States..... 3 2 0 1 6 2 6 North Korea .......... 3 0 1 2 0 3 1 Colombia............... 3 0 1 2 0 4 1 x-advanced to quarterfinals Tuesday, June 28 At Leverkusen, Germany Sweden 1, Colombia 0 At Dresden, Germany United States 2, North Korea 0 Saturday, July 2 At Augsburg, Germany Sweden 1, North Korea 0 At Sinsheim, Germany United States 3, Colombia 0 Wednesday, July 6 At Wolfsburg, Germany Sweden 2, United States 1 At Bochum, Germany North Korea 0, Colombia 0 GROUP D GP W D L GF GA Pts x-Brazil .................. 3 3 0 0 7 0 9 x-Australia............. 3 2 0 1 5 4 6 Norway .................. 3 1 0 2 2 5 3 Eq. Guinea............ 3 0 0 3 2 7 0 x-advanced to quarterfinals Wednesday, June 29 At Augsburg, Germany Norway 1, Equatorial Guinea 0 At Moenchengladbach, Germany Brazil 1, Australia 0 Sunday, July 3 At Bochum, Germany Australia 3, Equatorial Guinea 2 At Wolfsburg, Germany Brazil 3, Norway 0 Wednesday, July 6 At Frankfurt Brazil 3, Equatorial Guinea 0 At Leverkusen, Germany Australia 2, Norway 1 QUARTERFINALS Saturday, July 9 At Leverkusen, Germany France 1, England 1, France won 4-3 on penalty kicks At Wolfsburg, Germany Japan 1, Germany 0, OT Sunday, July 10 At Augsburg, Germany Sweden 3, Australia 1 At Dresden, Germany United States 2, Brazil 2, U.S. won 5-3 on penalty kicks SEMIFINALS Wednesday, July 13 At Moenchengladbach, Germany United States 3, France 1 At Frankfurt Japan 3, Sweden 1 THIRD PLACE Saturday, July 16 At Sinsheim, Germany Sweden 2, France 1 CHAMPIONSHIP Sunday, July 17 At Frankfurt Japan 3, United States 1

Major League Soccer

E A S T E R N L E A G U E Eastern Division W L New Hampshire (Blue Jays)... 53 40 Trenton (Yankees)................... 50 44 New Britain (Twins) ................. 48 44 Reading (Phillies) .................... 49 45 Binghamton (Mets).................. 38 57 Portland (Red Sox).................. 36 57 Western Division W L Harrisburg (Nationals) ........... 55 38 Bowie (Orioles)....................... 50 42 Richmond (Giants) ................. 48 44 Akron (Indians) ....................... 49 46 Erie (Tigers) ............................ 45 49 Altoona (Pirates)..................... 39 54 Saturday's Games New Britain 5, Portland 4 Bowie 9, Richmond 2 Akron 11, Harrisburg 5 Altoona 11, Erie 8 Reading 13, Trenton 2 Binghamton 2, New Hampshire 1 Sunday's Games New Britain 9, Portland 7 Erie 9, Altoona 3 Binghamton 4, New Hampshire 3 Reading 4, Trenton 3 Harrisburg 9, Akron 7 Bowie 6, Richmond 1 Monday's Games Portland 7, Binghamton 4 Bowie 4, Harrisburg 2 New Britain 11, Richmond 6 Reading 3, New Hampshire 2 Erie 5, Trenton 4 Altoona 1, Akron 3; btm 7th inning Today's Games Binghamton at Portland, 7 p.m. Bowie at Harrisburg, 7 p.m. Reading at New Hampshire, 7:05 p.m. Richmond at New Britain, 7:05 p.m. Erie at Trenton, 7:05 p.m. Altoona at Akron, 7:05 p.m.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Philadelphia ................. 8 4 7 31 24 16 New York...................... 6 4 11 29 34 24 Columbus ..................... 7 5 7 28 21 19 Houston ........................ 5 6 9 24 24 23 Sporting Kansas City .. 5 6 8 23 24 25 D.C. ............................... 5 5 8 23 24 29 Chicago ........................ 2 6 12 18 20 25 Toronto FC................... 3 9 9 18 17 36 New England................ 3 9 7 16 16 27 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Los Angeles ................ 10 2 9 39 27 16 Seattle .......................... 10 4 8 38 32 23 FC Dallas..................... 10 5 5 35 26 19 Real Salt Lake............. 8 3 6 30 23 12 Colorado ...................... 6 6 9 27 25 27 Chivas USA................. 5 7 8 23 24 23 San Jose ...................... 5 6 8 23 22 21 Portland........................ 6 9 3 21 22 31 Vancouver ................... 2 10 8 14 19 28 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Saturday's Games Seattle FC 4, Colorado 3 Vancouver , Real Salt Lake Columbus 0, San Jose 0, tie Portland 1, Chicago 0 Houston 1, Sporting Kansas City 1, tie FC Dallas 0, D.C. United 0, tie Chivas USA 0, New York 0, tie Sunday's Games Philadelphia 3, New England 0 Wednesday, July 20 New England at D.C. United, 7:30 p.m. FC Dallas at Toronto FC, 8 p.m. New York at Colorado, 9:30 p.m. Columbus at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. Vancouver at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Saturday, July 23 FC Dallas at New York, 6 p.m. Portland at Columbus, 8 p.m. Toronto FC at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. New England at Colorado, 9 p.m. San Jose at Real Salt Lake, 10 p.m. Houston at Chivas USA, 10:30 p.m.

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BULLETIN BOARD CAMPS/CLINICS King’s College will host the Boy’s High School Pre-Season Team Camp August 1-5 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Robert L. Betzler Athletic Complex in Wilkes-Barre Township. This camp is designed specifically to prepare and improve your team for the upcoming high school soccer season. The staff will emphasize technical and tactical training while incorporating attacking and defending principles into each day of team training. Coaches will emphasize the importance of implementing the day’s training into the night’s 60 minute competitive matches. The camp staff will assume the role of instructor in hopes to prove your team’s likelihood of experiencing success throughout the fall season. A camp team champion and Top Eleven will be recognized at the end of camp. The camp will be under the direction of King’s College Men’s Soccer Coach Mark Bassett. For more information or a printable brochure, go to www.kingscollegeathletics.com. Information can also be obtained by contacting Coach Bassett at markbassett@kings.edu or call 570-2085900 ext 5334. King’s College will host the Little Monarch Soccer Camp at the college’s Robert L. Betzler Athletic Complex in Wilkes-Barre Township August 1-5 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and is open to boys and girls ages six though twelve. This camp is geared towards the enjoyment of soccer for all involved with technical instruction incorporated into the games. The technical instruction will include the passing, dribbling, shooting and receiving of the ball as needed to develop into an improved player at this age. During camp the staff will emphasize fun in an upbeat enthusiastic manner that will provide for a great week of camp for your son or daughter. The camp will be hosted by King’s Men’s Soccer Coach Mark Bassett. For more information or a printable brochure, go to www.kingscollegeathletics.com. Information can also be obtained by contacting Coach Bassett at markbassett@kings.edu or call 570-208-5900 ext 5334 King’s College Football Camp will be held Saturday July 30, at the Robert L. Betzler Athletic Complex. The one day camp is available for students entering 8th grade and above and will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $50 per person. The camp staff will teach the fundamentals of each position with a heavy emphasis on technique and individual teaching drills. The camp is geared to quarterbacks, wide receivers, running backs, tight ends, offensive lineman, defensive lineman, linebackers, and defensive backs. For a printable camp brochure go to www.kingscollegeathletics.com. For additional information contact coach Jeff Knarr at 570208-5900, ext 5378 or by email at jeffknarr@kings.edu. MEETINGS Crestwood Football Booster Club will meeting at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at King’s

Atlanta............................. 4 9 .308 Washington.................... 3 10 .231 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct Phoenix .......................... 10 4 .714 Minnesota ...................... 9 4 .692 San Antonio ................... 8 4 .667 Seattle............................. 7 6 .538 Los Angeles................... 6 7 .462 Tulsa ............................... 1 14 .067 Sunday's Games New York 88, Tulsa 57 Connecticut 76, Indiana 71 Washington 89, Los Angeles 85, OT Monday's Games San Antonio at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. Today's Games Indiana at Atlanta, 12 p.m. Seattle at Chicago, 7 p.m. New York at Connecticut, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday's Games Atlanta at Washington, 11:30 a.m. Minnesota at Phoenix, 3:30 p.m.

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F O O T B A L L Canadian Football League EAST DIVISION W L T Pts PF PA Montreal ..................................... 3 0 0 6 109 68 Winnipeg .................................... 2 1 0 4 66 53 Hamilton ..................................... 1 2 0 2 59 55 Toronto....................................... 1 2 0 2 56 83 WEST DIVISION W L T Pts PF PA Edmonton ................................. 3 0 0 6 103 55 Calgary ..................................... 2 1 0 4 76 75 B.C. ........................................... 0 3 0 0 75 97 Saskatchewan.......................... 0 3 0 0 56 124 Thursday's Game Calgary 21, Winnipeg 20 Friday's Game Montreal 40, Toronto 17 Saturday's Games Hamilton 33, Saskatchewan 3 Edmonton 33, B.C. 17 Friday, July 22 Hamilton at B.C., 10 p.m. Saturday, July 23 Winnipeg at Toronto, 4 p.m. Edmonton at Calgary, 7 p.m. Sunday, July 24 Saskatchewan at Montreal, 7 p.m.

Arena Football League NATIONAL CONFERENCE West Division .................................................. W LT Pct PF PA z-Arizona..................................15 20.8821059 787 Spokane ................................... 9 80.5291002 952 Utah .......................................... 8 90.47110061048 San Jose .................................. 7100.412 9781023 Central Division .................................................. W LT Pct PF PA x-Chicago ................................13 40.765 916 779 x-Dallas ....................................11 60.6471012 952 Tulsa......................................... 7100.412 823 834 Kansas City ............................. 6110.353 799 903 Iowa .......................................... 5120.294 8571053 AMERICAN CONFERENCE South Division ..................................................... W LT Pct PF PA z-Jacksonville............................13 40.7651083853 Georgia ......................................10 70.588 944872 Orlando.......................................10 70.588 939889 Tampa Bay ................................. 6110.353 745949 New Orleans .............................. 3140.176 782955 Eastern Division ....................................................... W LT Pct PF PA Cleveland .....................................10 70.588835766 Pittsburgh ..................................... 8 90.471809924 Milwaukee .................................... 6110.353818826 Philadelphia ................................. 6110.353866908 x-clinched playoff spot z-clinched conference Friday's Games Milwaukee 83, Iowa 49 Cleveland 67, Pittsburgh 55 Kansas City 49, Jacksonville 48, OT Saturday's Games Georgia 58, Tampa Bay 40 Orlando 85, Tulsa 49 Chicago 53, Dallas 44 Utah 62, New Orleans 58 Spokane 63, San Jose 61 Friday, July 22 Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Utah at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.

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Restaurante. Any questions or concerns, please call Tony at 430-7571. Hanover Area Football Booster Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the football stadium. All members are asked to attend. New members are welcome. Swoyersville Lille League will meet this Wednesday, July 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Rec Room on Hughes Street. All are urged to attend to help plan the year end banquet. Fall ball sign ups will take place at 7 p.m. prior to the meeting. Cost is $30 per player. REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTSAL’s Wyoming Valley Baseball League is seeking teams. Play starts August 20 and players must be ages 12-14. For more information or to register, please contact Alb at 287-1223 or 881-2626. Nanticoke Area High School Boys’ Soccer will hold registration at 4 p.m. on Thursday at the West Side Park. Any boy entering grades 9 through 12 this fall interested in playing soccer for Nanticoke Area may signup at this time. Plains Little League will have registration for Fall Baseball Sunday July 24, and Sunday July 31 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Tokatch Field. Cost is $35 and is for ages six and up. UPCOMING EVENTS A Double Elimination Softball Tournament will be held July 29, 30, and 31at the Pittston Little League fields on Church Street in Pittston. Proceeds will benefit “Fallen Officers Remembered”. If you have a team or can put one together to take part in this event, contact Neil Murphy at 570-2370059. Entrance fee is $150 per team. Hours will be Friday 6 p.m. 11 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., and Sunday approximately 9 a.m. – 5 or 6 p.m. The All-American Girls Fast-Pitch League will host its 4th annual Fall League beginning August 27th at the 17th Street Lighted Field in Hazleton. All age groups are available, including an open division for girls over the age of 18. (10u, 12u, 14u, 16, 18u, OPEN). There will be divisions for high school teams, travel teams and recreation teams. Players may also register as individuals and be placed on a team. Teams will be able to create their own schedule, choosing to play as few as two games or as many as 20 games. Our lighted field allows for evening games. Both weekend and week day games are available to suit your schedule. Already four teams who have won high school or ASA State Championships are registered. For an application or more information, contact Vince Trivelpiece at 570-233-3925, 570788-7777 and vince11@ptd.net.

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Spokane at Jacksonville, 8 p.m. Saturday, July 23 New Orleans at Orlando, 7:30 p.m. San Jose at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago, 8 p.m. Tulsa at Kansas City, 8 p.m. Georgia at Iowa, 8:05 p.m. Arizona at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

B O X I N G Fight Schedule July 20 At Sydney Entertainment Centre, Sydney, Danny Green vs. Antonio Tarver, 12, for Green’s IBO cruiserweight title. July 22 At Morongo Casino Resort, Cazabon, Calif. (ESPN2), Anthony Dirrell vs. Kevin Engel, 10, super middleweights; Lenard Lane vs. Joseph Elegele, 10, welterweights. At Doubletree Hotel, Ontario, Calif., Juan Carlos Burgos vs. Gilbert Sanchez Leon, 10, featherweights. July 23 At Oriley Events Center, Springfield, Mo., B.J. Flores vs. Nick Iannuzzi, 10, cruiserweights. At Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas (HBO), Amir Khan vs. Zab Judah, 12, for Khan’s WBA and Judah’s IBF junior welterweight titles; Peter Quillin vs. Tarvis Simms, 10, middleweights. At Ciudad Obregon, Mexico, Roman Gonzalez vs. Omar Salado, 12, for Gonzalez’s WBA flyweight title. At Guadalajara, Mexico, Ulises Solis vs. Omar Nino Romero, 12, for Solis’ IBF light flyweight title and interim WBA World super featherweight title. July 29 At Homebush, Australia, Billy Dib vs. Jorge Lacierva, 12, for the vacant IBF featherweight title; Junior Talipeau vs. Zac Awad, 12, super middleweights. At South Point Hotel Casino, Las Vegas, Beibut Shumenov vs. Danny Santiago, 12, for Shumenov’s WBA World light heavyweight title. At Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (ESPN2), Victor Cayo vs. Lamont Peterson, 12, IBF super lightweight eliminator; Edison Miranda vs. Yordanis Despaigne, 10, light heavyweights. July 30 At Cibubur, Indonesia, Muhammad Rachman vs. Porsanwan Porpramuk, 12, for Rachman’s WBA strawweight title; Ali Rochmad vs. Petchtrang Sor Yuphinda, 12, super flyweights; Afrizal Cotto vs. Frans Yarangga, 12, super featherweights. At San Jose, Costa Rica, Brian Magee vs. Jaime Barboza, 12, for the vacant WBA interim super middleweight title; Bryan Vazquez vs. Jose manuel Osorio, 10, super featherweights; Elvin Perez vs. Juan Ruiz, 10, light welterweights. Aug. 5 At Chumash Casino, Santa Ynez, Calif. (ESPN2), Tim Coleman vs. Vernon Paris, 10, light welterweights.

C Y C L I N G Tour de France (After 15 stages) 1. Thomas Voeckler, France, Europcar, 65 hours, 24 minutes, 34 seconds. 2. Frank Schleck, Luxembourg, Leopard-Trek, 1:49. 3. Cadel Evans, Australia, BMC, 2:06. 4. Andy Schleck, Luxembourg, Leopard-Trek, 2:15. 5. Ivan Basso, Italy, Liquigas-Cannondale, 3:16. 6. Samuel Sanchez, Spain, Euskaltel-Euskadi, 3:44. 7. Alberto Contador, Spain, Saxo Bank Sungard, 4:00. 8. Damiano Cunego, Italy, Lampre-ISD, 4:01. 9. Tom Danielson, United States, Garmin-Cervelo, 5:46. 10. Kevin De Weert, Belgium, Quick Step, 6:18. 11. Rigoberto Uran, Colombia, Sky Procycling, 7:55. 12. Jean-Christophe Peraud, France, AG2R La Mondiale, 8:20. 13. Rein Taaramae, Estonia, Cofidis, 9:02. 14. Pierre Rolland, France, Europcar, 9:20. 15. Haimar Zubeldia, Spain, RadioShack, 9:50. 16. Peter Velits, Slovakia, HTC-Highroad, 10:01. 17. Arnold Jeannesson, France, Francaise des Jeux, 10:05. 18. Nicolas Roche, Ireland, AG2R La Mondiale, 10:56. 19. Sandy Casar, France, Francaise des Jeux, 11:54. 20. Jelle Vanendert, Belgium, Omega Pharma-Lotto, 12:06.


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CHICAGO — Aramis Ramirez and Carlos Pena homered to back a dominant start by Rodrigo Lopez, and the Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia 6-1 Monday on a night when Phillies ace Roy Halladay left the game because of the heat. Halladay doubled over and was visited by a trainer after Starlin Castro led off the fifth inning with a single. Drew Carpenter came in to replace him. Halladay was drenched in sweat on a humid night in which the game-time temperature was 91. The heat clearly affected him. He gave up three runs and seven hits and took his first loss since May 15. Halladay had his first outing since starting for the National League in last week’s All-Star game and pitching two perfect innings.

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NEW YORK — Clay Hensley came off the disabled list to win his first major league start in three years, leading the resurgent Florida Marlins past the New York Mets. Mike Stanton hit a two-run double and slumping Mike Cameron followed with an RBI single for the Marlins, who have won nine of 10 to put themselves on the brink of climbing out of last place in the NL East. Florida improved to 15-9 under 80-year-old manager Jack McKeon, who took over after Edwin Rodriguez abruptly resigned late in the team’s 1-19 June swoon. In the makeup of a May 17 rainout, Hensley (1-2) allowed one hit over five scoreless innings against a depleted Mets lineup. It was his 41st big league start — but first

HOUSTON Michael Morse and Ryan Zimmerman homered and Zimmerman drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning to give the Washington Nationals a in over the Houston Astros. Laynce Nix added a pair of insurance runs with an RBI single after Zimmerman’s hit in the ninth.

NEW YORK Jose Reyes appears ready to come off the disabled list. The New York Mets star doubled and played six innings at shortstop Monday in a rehab game for Class-A Brooklyn. Mets manager Terry Collins says it looks as though Reyes will be activated Tuesday in time for the opener of a three-game series against St. Louis. Leading the majors with a .354 batting average and 15 triples, Reyes has been sidelined since July 3 with a strained left hamstring. He was eligible to come off the disabled list Monday, but the Mets wanted him to test his leg in a game first. Reyes went 1 for 3 and scored a run in Brooklyn’s 11-5 loss to Lowell.

DENVER — Freddie Freeman homered and drove in three runs and right-hander Derek Lowe handcuffed the Colorado Rockies over 6 1-3 innings in the Atlanta Braves’ 7-4 win Monday night. Lowe must have felt right at home in the unusually warm night in Colorado, and the sunshine actually helped him beat the Rockies for the second time in two weeks.

Yankees rally from 3 down to beat Rays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Russell Martin drew a basebsloaded walk with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, giving the New York Yankees a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. Robinson Cano, Mark Teixeira, Brett Gardner and Eduardo Nunez also drove in runs for the second-place Yankees, who rallied from a 4-1 deficit to remain 11⁄2 games behind the Boston Red Sox in the AL East standings. Rookie left-hander Alex Torres (0-1) yielded the winning run in his major league debut after New York loaded the bases on Curtis Granderson’s single, an intentional walk to Nick Swisher and another walk to Andruw Jones. Martin worked Torres to a full count, fouled off a pitch and then took ball four to push Granderson across the plate. Red Sox 15, Orioles 10

BALTIMORE — Dustin Pedroia doubled in two runs to spark an eight-run eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox got home runs from Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Josh Reddick in a rout of the Baltimore Orioles. Pedroia, Kevin Youkilis and Darnell McDonald had three RBIs apiece for the Red Sox, who have won 13 of 15. The run includes a 16-inning affair against Tampa Bay on Sunday night in which Boston mustered only five hits. Showing very little signs of fatigue, the Red Sox banged out 16 hits in rolling to their seventh straight victory over the Orioles.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mark Buerhle lasted seven innings in another impressive start, and the Chicago White Sox capitalized on an error by young shortstop Alcides Escobar to beat the Kansas City Royals on a steamy. Buehrle (7-5) hasn’t allowed more than three earned runs in his last 14 starts going back to April 22, though his modest record doesn’t indicate how well he’s been pitching. The veteran left-hander, in the final year of a four-year, $56 million contract, allowed five hits while winning for the first time since June 9. Buehrle struck out three and walked one while throwing 111 pitches in 95-degree temperatures.

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All Times EDT AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str 36 .617 — — 9-1 W-3 — 6-4 W-3 37 .602 11⁄2 44 .532 8 61⁄2 3-7 L-3 49 .490 12 101⁄2 5-5 L-2 55 .409 191⁄2 18 2-8 L-1 Central Division L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str 44 .537 — — 5-5 W-2 45 .526 1 7 5-5 W-1 49 .490 41⁄2 101⁄2 4-6 W-1 51 .463 7 13 6-4 L-2 191⁄2 3-7 L-3 58 .396 131⁄2 West Division L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str 41 .573 — — 10-0 W-11 45 .531 4 61⁄2 6-4 L-2 52 .453 111⁄2 14 1-9 L-9 54 .438 13 151⁄2 4-6 W-2 NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str 36 .621 — — 6-4 L-1 — 7-3 W-2 39 .594 21⁄2 48 .500 111⁄2 9 5-5 W-1 48 .495 12 91⁄2 4-6 L-2 49 .490 121⁄2 10 9-1 W-3 Central Division L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str 45 .531 — — 6-4 W-2 1 44 .527 ⁄2 61⁄2 7-3 W-1 1 45 .526 ⁄2 61⁄2 5-5 L-1 91⁄2 4-6 W-1 48 .495 31⁄2 1 58 .402 12 ⁄2 181⁄2 4-6 W-1 65 .323 20 26 2-8 L-2 West Division L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str 41 .573 — — 7-3 W-1 44 .537 31⁄2 51⁄2 6-4 W-2 51 .469 10 12 4-6 L-3 53 .442 121⁄2 141⁄2 5-5 L-2 55 .427 14 16 2-8 L-1

AMERICAN LEAGUE Sunday's Games Detroit 4, Chicago White Sox 3 N.Y. Yankees 7, Toronto 2 Baltimore 8, Cleveland 3 Minnesota 4, Kansas City 3 Oakland 9, L.A. Angels 1 Texas 3, Seattle 1 Boston 1, Tampa Bay 0, 16 innings Monday's Games Cleveland 5, Minnesota 2, 1st game Boston 15, Baltimore 10 N.Y. Yankees 5, Tampa Bay 4 Chicago White Sox 5, Kansas City 2 Cleveland 6, Minnesota 3, 2nd game Tuesday's Games Boston (Weiland 0-0) at Baltimore (Guthrie 3-13), 7:05 p.m. Oakland (Moscoso 3-4) at Detroit (Porcello 8-6), 7:05 p.m. Seattle (Pineda 8-6) at Toronto (Cecil 2-4), 7:07 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Colon 6-5) at Tampa Bay (Hellickson 8-7), 7:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Peavy 4-3) at Kansas City (Duffy 1-4), 8:10 p.m. Cleveland (Masterson 8-6) at Minnesota (Liriano 6-7), 8:10 p.m. Texas (Ogando 9-3) at L.A. Angels (Chatwood 5-5), 10:05 p.m. Wednesday's Games Boston at Baltimore, 12:35 p.m. Cleveland at Minnesota, 1:10 p.m. Oakland at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Seattle at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Texas at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.

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Tampa Bay ab r h bi ab r h bi Jeter ss 5 0 1 0 Damon dh 4 1 1 0 Grndrs cf 3 2 2 0 Zobrist rf 3 1 1 0 Teixeir 1b 5 0 1 1 Longori 3b 3 1 1 2 Cano 2b 5 1 1 1 Ktchm 1b 4 0 2 1 Swisher rf 3 1 1 0 BUpton cf 5 0 0 0 Dickrsn rf 0 0 0 0 SRdrgz 2b 5 0 1 0 Posada dh 2 0 0 0 Ruggin lf 3 0 1 0 AnJons ph-dh 1 0 0 0 Fuld ph-lf 1 0 1 0 Martin c 4 0 1 1 Chirins c 3 1 1 0 Gardnr lf 3 1 1 1 EJhnsn ss 4 0 0 0 ENunez 3b 4 0 0 1 Totals 35 5 8 5 Totals 35 4 9 3 New York ........................... 100 010 021 — 5 Tampa Bay......................... 310 000 000 — 4 E—A.J.Burnett (4), S.Rodriguez (7). DP—New York 1, Tampa Bay 1. LOB—New York 12, Tampa Bay 11. 2B—Longoria (17), Ruggiano (4), Chirinos (1). SB—Granderson 2 (17), Gardner (27). CS— S.Rodriguez (4). IP H R ER BB SO New York A.J.Burnett............... 51⁄3 8 4 3 6 4 1 0 0 1 2 Noesi ........................ 12⁄3 Robertson W,3-0 .... 1 0 0 0 0 2 Ma.Rivera S,24-28 . 1 0 0 0 0 1 Tampa Bay Cobb ......................... 6 3 2 1 4 3 Jo.Peralta H,13 ....... 2⁄3 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 1 C.Ramos H,3........... 2⁄3 Farnsworth 2 ⁄3 2 0 0 0 1 BS,3-21 .................... Al.Torres L,0-1 ........ 1 1 1 1 3 1 WP—Cobb. Umpires—Home, Ed Hickox;First, Ed Rapuano;Second, Dan Iassogna;Third, Alfonso Marquez. T—4:01 (Rain delay: 0:18). A—22,471 (34,078).

Indians 5, Twins 2 First Game Minnesota ab r h bi ab r h bi Brantly lf 4 1 2 0 Revere cf 4 0 0 0 ACarer ss 4 1 1 3 ACasill 2b 4 0 0 0 Hafner dh 4 0 1 0 Mauer 1b 4 1 3 0 CSantn c 4 0 1 0 Cuddyr rf 4 1 1 2 LaPort 1b 4 0 0 0 Thome dh 3 0 0 0 T.Buck rf 3 0 0 0 DYong lf 4 0 1 0 Kearns rf 1 1 1 1 Valenci 3b 3 0 1 0 Valuen 2b 4 0 0 0 Butera c 3 0 0 0 Chsnhll 3b 3 1 0 0 Nishiok ss 3 0 1 0 Hannhn 3b 1 0 0 0 Carrer cf 3 1 1 1 Totals 35 5 7 5 Totals 32 2 7 2 Cleveland ........................... 004 000 001 — 5 Minnesota .......................... 000 000 002 — 2 E—Chisenhall (3), A.Casilla (10). DP—Cleveland 2. LOB—Cleveland 4, Minnesota 5. 2B—D.Young (13). HR—A.Cabrera (17), Kearns (2), Cuddyer (14). SB—Carrera (1). IP H R ER BB SO Cleveland D.Huff W,1-0............ 7 5 0 0 2 5 Sipp........................... 1 0 0 0 0 0 Durbin....................... 0 2 2 2 0 0 Pestano S,2-5.......... 1 0 0 0 0 1 Minnesota Swarzak L,2-3 ......... 6 6 4 3 0 4 Mijares...................... 2 0 0 0 1 2 Capps ....................... 1 1 1 1 0 0 Durbin pitched to 2 batters in the 9th. Umpires—Home, Gary Darling;First, John Tumpane;Second, Alan Porter;Third, Rob Drake. T—2:44. A—39,768 (39,500). Cleveland

Indians 6, Twins 3 Second Game Minnesota ab r h bi ab r h bi Brantly lf 4 1 3 1 Revere cf 5 0 0 0 ACarer ss 4 0 1 1 ACasill ss 4 1 1 0 Hafner dh 5 0 2 2 Mauer c 4 0 3 1 Valuen pr-dh 0 1 0 0 Cuddyr 1b 4 0 1 0 CSantn 1b 5 0 1 1 DYong dh 4 0 0 0 OCarer 2b 5 0 0 0 Valenci 3b 4 1 2 1 Kearns rf 3 0 1 0 LHughs 2b 4 0 0 0 Hannhn 3b 4 0 1 0 Plouffe rf 3 1 1 1 Marson c 4 2 2 1 Repko lf 3 0 0 0 Carrer cf 3 2 0 0 Thome ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 37 611 6 Totals 36 3 8 3 Cleveland ........................... 000 020 202 — 6 Minnesota .......................... 001 001 001 — 3 E—J.Smith (1), Valencia (12). LOB—Cleveland 8, Minnesota 7. 2B—Brantley (17), Marson (6), A.Casilla (16), Mauer (6). 3B—C.Santana (1). HR—Marson (1), Valencia (11), Plouffe (5). SB—Carrera (2). CS—Kearns (3). S—Brantley. IP H R ER BB SO Cleveland Carmona W,5-10 .... 6 7 2 2 0 1 R.Perez H,9 ............. 11⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 J.Smith H,6 .............. 2⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 C.Perez .................... 1 1 1 1 0 1 Minnesota Diamond L,0-1......... 61⁄3 7 4 3 2 1 Dumatrait.................. 0 1 0 0 0 0 Al.Burnett ................. 12⁄3 0 0 0 1 1 James ....................... 1 3 2 2 0 1 Dumatrait pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. HBP—by Carmona (Plouffe). Balk—James. Umpires—Home, Bruce Dreckman;First, Alan Porter;Second, Rob Drake;Third, John Tumpane. T—3:03. A—38,491 (39,500). Cleveland

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NATIONAL LEAGUE Sunday's Games Philadelphia 8, N.Y. Mets 5 Cincinnati 3, St. Louis 1 Atlanta 9, Washington 8 Pittsburgh 7, Houston 5, 11 innings Florida 7, Chicago Cubs 5 Milwaukee 4, Colorado 3 San Francisco 4, San Diego 3, 11 innings Arizona 4, L.A. Dodgers 1 Monday's Games Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Florida 4, N.Y. Mets 1 Chicago Cubs 6, Philadelphia 1 Washington 5, Houston 2 Atlanta 7, Colorado 4 Milwaukee at Arizona, (n) L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, (n) Tuesday's Games Cincinnati (Leake 8-4) at Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 5-4), 7:05 p.m. San Diego (Stauffer 5-6) at Florida (Ani.Sanchez 6-2), 7:10 p.m. St. Louis (Lohse 8-6) at N.Y. Mets (Gee 8-3), 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 9-6) at Chicago Cubs (Garza 4-7), 8:05 p.m. Washington (Zimmermann 6-7) at Houston (Happ 3-11), 8:05 p.m. Atlanta (Beachy 3-1) at Colorado (Jimenez 5-8), 8:40 p.m. Milwaukee (Gallardo 10-6) at Arizona (Enright 1-3), 9:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (R.De La Rosa 3-4) at San Francisco (Bumgarner 4-9), 10:15 p.m. Wednesday's Games Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 12:35 p.m. Washington at Houston, 2:05 p.m. Philadelphia at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, 3:45 p.m. San Diego at Florida, 7:10 p.m. St. Louis at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Atlanta at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Milwaukee at Arizona, 9:40 p.m.

Red Sox 15, Orioles 10 Boston

Baltimore ab r h bi ab r h bi Ellsury dh 4 3 3 1 Hardy ss 5 2 2 3 Pedroia 2b 5 1 2 3 Markks rf 5 0 1 2 AdGnzl 1b 5 1 1 1 AdJons cf 5 2 2 1 Youkils 3b 6 1 2 3 Wieters c 5 2 2 0 Reddck cf 4 2 1 1 D.Lee 1b 4 1 2 2 Crwfrd lf 5 2 2 1 MrRynl 3b 4 0 0 0 Sltlmch c 5 2 2 1 Reimld dh 5 0 1 2 J.Drew rf 3 0 0 0 Pie lf 2 1 0 0 DMcDn ph-rf 1 1 1 3 J.Bell ph-lf 1 1 1 0 Scutaro ss 5 2 2 0 Andino 2b 3 1 1 0 Totals 43151614 Totals 39101210 Boston.............................. 003 210 180 — 15 Baltimore.......................... 200 050 030 — 10 E—D.Lee (5). LOB—Boston 7, Baltimore 6. 2B—Pedroia (22), D.McDonald (3), Reimold (2). 3B—D.Lee (1). HR—Reddick (4), Saltalamacchia (7), Hardy (14), Ad.Jones (16). CS—Pie (2). SF— Ellsbury. IP H R ER BB SO Boston Wakefield ................. 42⁄3 9 7 3 2 3 Wheeler W,2-1 ........ 21⁄3 0 0 0 1 3 Williams.................... 1 3 3 3 1 1 F.Morales................. 1 0 0 0 0 3 Baltimore Bergesen ................. 5 8 6 4 0 3 Patton H,1 ................ 11⁄3 1 1 1 1 2 Berken BS,2-2......... 0 1 0 0 0 0 M.Gonzalez L,1-2 ... 1 1 3 3 2 0 Worrell ...................... 0 2 3 3 1 0 3 2 2 1 1 Jakubauskas............ 12⁄3 Berken pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. Worrell pitched to 3 batters in the 8th. WP—Williams. PB—Saltalamacchia 2. Umpires—Home, Chris Guccione;First, Mike Muchlinski;Second, Mike Winters;Third, Mike Everitt. T—3:37. A—27,924 (45,438).

White Sox 5, Royals 2 Chicago

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Marlins 4, Mets 1 Florida

Nationals 5, Astros 2 Washington

Houston ab r h bi ab r h bi Berndn cf-lf 3 1 1 0 Bourn cf 4 0 1 0 Espinos 2b 3 0 0 0 AngSnc ss 3 1 1 0 Zmrmn 3b 4 2 2 2 Kppngr 2b 4 0 0 0 Morse 1b 4 2 3 1 Pence rf 4 0 0 0 Werth rf 3 0 0 0 Ca.Lee 1b 3 0 2 1 L.Nix lf 4 0 1 2 Michals lf 4 1 1 0 Ankiel pr-cf 0 0 0 0 CJhnsn 3b 4 0 0 0 WRams c 4 0 0 0 Corprn c 4 0 2 1 Dsmnd ss 3 0 0 0 Lyles p 2 0 0 0 Marqus p 3 0 0 0 WLopez p 0 0 0 0 Storen p 0 0 0 0 FRdrgz p 0 0 0 0 Totals 31 5 7 5 Totals 32 2 7 2 Washington ....................... 000 010 103 — 5 Houston.............................. 000 011 000 — 2 DP—Houston 2. LOB—Washington 2, Houston 6. 2B—Ca.Lee 2 (27), Michaels (5), Corporan (6). HR—Zimmerman (5), Morse (16). S—Espinosa, Ang.Sanchez, Lyles. IP H R ER BB SO Washington Marquis W,8-4......... 8 6 2 2 1 9 Storen S,25-28........ 1 1 0 0 0 3 Houston Lyles L,0-5 ............... 81⁄3 5 4 4 1 6 W.Lopez................... 0 2 1 1 1 0 Fe.Rodriguez........... 2⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 W.Lopez pitched to 3 batters in the 9th. Umpires—Home, Bill Welke;First, Jeff Nelson;Second, Vic Carapazza;Third, Marty Foster. T—2:37. A—28,975 (40,963).

Braves 7, Rockies 4 Atlanta

contest. 1974 — Dick Bosman of the Cleveland Indians pitched a no-hit, 4-0 victory over the world champion Oakland A’s. 1982 — In the first Old-timer’s All-Star Classic, played at Washington’s RFK Stadium before 29,000 fans, the AL won 7-2. Luke Appling, 75, led off for the AL and hit a home run over the shortened left-field fence off Warren Spahn.

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Cubs 6, Phillies 1 Chicago ab r h bi ab r h bi Rollins ss 4 1 1 1 Fukdm rf 4 1 1 1 Mrtnz 3b 4 0 1 0 SCastro ss 5 0 2 0 Utley 2b 3 0 0 0 ArRmr 3b 3 1 1 2 Howard 1b 4 0 0 0 C.Pena 1b 3 1 3 2 Ibanez lf 4 0 0 0 Byrd cf 4 0 2 0 Ruiz c 3 0 1 0 ASorin lf 4 0 0 0 DBrwn rf 3 0 0 0 Smrdzj p 0 0 0 0 Mayrry cf 4 0 2 0 Marml p 0 0 0 0 Hallady p 2 0 0 0 K.Hill c 3 1 0 0 DrCrpn p 0 0 0 0 Barney 2b 4 1 2 1 Orr ph 0 0 0 0 RLopez p 1 1 1 0 BFrncs ph 1 0 0 0 JRussll p 0 0 0 0 Herndn p 0 0 0 0 Campn lf 1 0 0 0 Totals 32 1 5 1 Totals 32 612 6 Philadelphia....................... 000 100 000 — 1 Chicago.............................. 102 002 10x — 6 E—A.Soriano (6), Barney (9). DP—Chicago 1. LOB—Philadelphia 7, Chicago 8. 2B—Mayberry (11), Fukudome (15), Byrd (11), Barney (12). HR— Rollins (9), Ar.Ramirez (17), C.Pena (20). SB— S.Castro (11), K.Hill (1). CS—S.Castro (2). S— R.Lopez 2. SF—Ar.Ramirez. IP H R ER BB SO Philadelphia Halladay L,11-4 ....... 4 7 3 3 1 1 Dr.Carpenter ........... 2 3 2 2 2 1 Herndon ................... 2 2 1 1 0 2 Chicago R.Lopez W,2-2 ........ 62⁄3 5 1 1 0 3 J.Russell .................. 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Samardzija............... 1 0 0 0 0 1 Marmol ..................... 1 0 0 0 2 2 Halladay pitched to 1 batter in the 5th. HBP—by R.Lopez (Utley).

New York

ab r h bi ab r h bi Bonifac 3b 4 1 1 0 Pagan cf 4 0 0 0 Infante 2b 3 0 1 0 Harris 2b 3 0 2 0 Morrsn lf 4 0 1 1 DnMrp 3b 4 1 0 0 Wise lf 0 0 0 0 Hairstn rf 1 0 0 0 HRmrz ss 4 1 2 0 Evans 1b 2 0 1 0 GSnchz 1b 3 1 0 0 Duda 1b-rf 2 0 0 0 Stanton rf 4 1 1 2 Bay lf 2 0 0 1 Camrn cf 4 0 1 1 Thole c 2 0 0 0 J.Buck c 4 0 0 0 RPauln ph-c 2 0 0 0 Hensly p 1 0 0 0 RTejad ss 3 0 0 0 MDunn p 1 0 0 0 Capuan p 2 0 0 0 Mujica p 0 0 0 0 Beato p 0 0 0 0 Choate p 0 0 0 0 Pridie ph 1 0 0 0 LNunez p 0 0 0 0 Igarash p 0 0 0 0 Totals 32 4 7 4 Totals 28 1 3 1 Florida ................................ 000 300 010 — 4 New York ........................... 000 000 001 — 1 E—Bonifacio (5). DP—Florida 2. LOB—Florida 4, New York 6. 2B—Stanton (18), Harris (9). SB—Bonifacio (18), H.Ramirez (17), Harris (4). S—Infante. SF—Bay. IP H R ER BB SO Florida Hensley W,1-2 ........ 5 1 0 0 2 3 M.Dunn H,9 ............. 12⁄3 1 0 0 1 1 Mujica H,8................ 11⁄3 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 2 0 Choate ...................... 1⁄3 L.Nunez S,27-30..... 2⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 New York Capuano L,8-9 ........ 72⁄3 7 4 4 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 Beato......................... 1⁄3 Igarashi .................... 1 0 0 0 0 1 Umpires—Home, Angel Hernandez;First, Greg Gibson;Second, Todd Tichenor;Third, Gerry Davis. T—2:54. A—32,411 (41,800).

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T H I S D A T E I N B A S E B A L L 1909 — Cleveland shortstop Neal Ball pulled off the first unassisted triple play in modern major league history. 1910 — Cy Young registered his 500th career victory as the Cleveland Indians beat the Washington Senators 5-4 in 11 innings. 1933 — Rick Ferrell of the Boston Red Sox hit a home run off brother Wes, pitching for the Cleveland Indians. Wes also homered in that game, marking the only time the two connected in the same

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Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay lifts his cap as trainer Scott Sheriday talks to him on the mound during the fifth inning of a game against the Chicago Cubs Monday in Chicago. Halladay left the game.

Red Sox 1, Rays 0 Boston

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Tests show no new issues for Nolan Ryan The Associated Press

HOUSTON — Tests done Monday on Texas Rangers President Nolan Ryan showed no new heart problems for the Hall of Fame pitcher, who was hospitalized after experiencing discomfort over the weekend. Ryan, 64, “continues to improve,” the Rangers said in a statement. He is expected to be released from a Houston hospital in a day or two. Ryan has a pre-existing heart condition that will continue being treated with medication, according to the team’s statement. He had a double-bypass operation in 2000 and has a family history of heart disease. He sought treatment after experiencing discomfort Sunday morning while at his home in Georgetown, located about 170 miles northwest of Houston. Ryan had been expected to join the Rangers in Anaheim, Calif., on Tuesday night for the start of a three-game series between his AL West-leading club and the Angels, who are in second place, four games back. He was scheduled to throw out the ceremonial first pitch and to take part in a ceremony inducting Gene Autry, the Angels’ late owner, into the team’s Hall of Fame. Ryan holds the records for most no-hitters (seven) and strikeouts (5,714). He’s been running the Rangers since 2008 and became part-owner last summer. Texas went to the World Series for the first time last fall. Tejada leaves game with possible injury SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Giants shortstop Miguel Tejada has left Monday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a possible groin injury. Tejada had attempted to field Rafael Furcal’s sharp grounder in the third inning, but bobbled it for an error then slid to the turf. A team trainer came out to check on Tejada, as did San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy, before the three walked off the field together. Tejada, who was replaced by rookie Brandon Crawford, struck out in his only at-bat against the Dodgers’ Chad Billingsley.


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be approved by the players, of course, including star quarterbacks Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees and the other plaintiffs in a federal antitrust suit against the league. Members of the NFLPA executive committee and representatives of every team were heading to Washington by Wednesday, in preparation for possible decisions on re-establishing a union and signing off on a tentative pact with owners. Atallah said the players would be gathering “with the hope they have something to look at, and with the hope we can move forward on this.” Owners locked out players on March 12, when the old collective bargaining agreement expired, leaving the country’s most popular professional sports league in limbo. The sides are trying to forge a settlement in time to keep the preseason completely intact. The exhibition opener is supposed to be the Hall of Fame game between the St. Louis Rams and Chicago Bears on Aug. 7. The regular-season opener is scheduled for Sept. 8, when the Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers are to host the New Orleans Saints. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick tweeted Monday: “Sound like we gonna be back to work so soon!!!” One issue standing in the way of a resolution, according to a person from each side of the dispute and speaking to the AP on condition of anonymity: Players want owners to turn over $320 million in unpaid benefits from the 2010 season. Because there was no salary cap that season, the old collective bargaining agreement said NFL teams were not required to pay those benefits. On a separate matter, one of those people, as well as a second person familiar with the negotiations, also told the AP that a proposal currently under consideration would set up nearly $1 billion over the next 10 years in additional benefits for retired players. That would include $620 million in pension increases, long-term care insurance and disability programs. Representatives of retired players are expected to be in New York for Tuesday’s talks; that group complained to the court recently that it had been excluded from negotiations. At federal court in Minnesota, where the players’ antitrust suit is pending, their lawyers filed a motion Monday asking for a summary judgment that the lockout is illegal and that players are entitled to damages. The NFL, meanwhile, asked the court for a week’s extension to file their formal response to the lawsuit; the original deadline was Monday. Those filings were necessary, procedural moves that would be rendered moot if an agreement is reached before the Aug. 29 hearing date. Later Monday, the NFL and retired players filed a joint request to delay the hearing for at least a month to allow owners “to focus on the continuing mediation.” Atallah called the current players’ filing “an obligation to protect the members of the class.” “Obviously, if we come to a settlement, it all can be lifted at any time,” he said.

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Pictured are team members from the Back Mountain American’s 9-10 baseball team. First row, from left: Michael Doggett, Mason Gattuso, Kyle McAndrew, John Betzko, Michael Collins, Darren Kerdesky and Derek Answini. Second row, from left, Michael Luksic, Michael Anderson, Ethan Zawatski, Dalton Simpson, and Zane Nardone. Third row: Coaches: Mike Luksic, Jeff Doggett and Scott Answini.

American set for state tourney By VAN ROSE vrose@timesleader.com

The Back Mountain American Little League minor baseball team is on a roll. The squad, comprised of 9 and 10 year-olds, won four consecutive games last weekend to claim the District 31 and Section 5 championships at North Pocono. Now, the team has a chance to capture a state championship. Coach Jeff Doggett’s team opens first-round play at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Milton against Warwick, the defending state champion in the age bracket. “Warwick won the District 6 sectional tournament and they are a very strong team,” Doggett said. “They make plays in the field and run well. They also have good pitching.” According to Doggett, the two teams match well and he’s confident that Back Mountain American will be tough to beat. “Our biggest advantage is that we can hit,” he said. “We score a

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lot of runs and we also have very good pitching. I’m confident we’re going to put runs on the board.” American had its back against the wall last week in the doubleelimination tournament but responded like champions. After dropping a 7-3 decision to North Pocono in the opener, American bounced back by winning four games. The team beat

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at 11 a.m. Wednesday against the winner of the Back MountainCanton game. “Our backs are against the wall and I hope the kids come out with some fire (today) because now we got nothing to lose,” Plains manager Don Stark said. “We felt good coming in today, but we had some lapses and we need to fix those lapses.” The only inning which Ruch allowed two hits was the first. Plains only got one hit in the third, fourth, seventh and eighth. He struck out just four batters, but got a lot of help from his defense. The Back Mountain defense turned two double-plays. Third baseman Marc Noyalis started one of the twin-killings and also made a pair of backhanded grabs to save extra bases and get a groundout. “I had a fastball working today and I was throwing a two-seamer a little bit and I was getting them to hit it into the ground and I have a great defense behind me which helps a lot in a nine-inning game,” Ruch said. “They (the defense) has been doing it all year behind our pitching and the pitching thanks them a lot.” Back Mountain jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the top of the first

Monday’s Games (at Central Columbia H.S.) Winner’s Bracket Back Mountain 10, Plains 0 (8) Loser’s Bracket Green Ridge 16, Danville 9 Canton 15, Jersey Shore 4 Today’s Games Winner’s Bracket Back Mountain vs. Canton, 4:30 p.m. Loser’s Bracket Green Ridge vs. Plains, 1 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Championship Game, 11 a.m. *If another game is needed for championship, it will begin 30 minutes after conclusion

Wallenpaupack and North Pocono, then posted two straight wins over Plains to lock up the title. “We have 12 kids that are a distinct privilege to coach,” Doggett said. “They’re very unselfish and tough between the ears. They don’t get caught up in nonsense. They’re a credit to themselves, their families and our league.” American (8-1) also prides itself by displaying sportsmanship, he added. “We shake hands with the opponents, coaches and the umpires after every game. It’s a very unselfish group of kids,” Doggett said, He credits assistant coaches Scott Answini and Mike Luksic for playing a key role in the team’s success. Doggett said the key to Wednesday’s game is to strike first. “We pitch and defend well enough to stay ahead,” he said. “We feel like we belong in the state tournament. We earned it by playing a lot of tough teams.” Starter Bob Sorokas only lasted three-plus innings giving up eight hits. And Plains hurt itself with errors with the defense committing three miscues. “They hit Bobby pretty well. He didn’t hit his spots like he wanted to and we didn’t help him out defensively either,” Stark added. Jim Graziosi was the lone multiple hitter for Plains going 2for-3 and had the only extra-base hit for the team with a double. Josh Everett (2-for-4) joined teammates Narcum, Patel and Ruch as multiple hitters for the winners.

when Paul Narcum (3-for-5) and Back Mountain 10, Deep Patel (2-for-3) started off Plains 0 the game with back-to-back dou- (8 inn) Back Mountain Plains bles. Patel’s hit scored Narcum ab r h bi ab r h bi Narcum c 5 3 3 1 Bone rf 3 0 1 0 and then he scored on an RBI-sin- Patel 2b 3 3 2 2 Sorokas p 3 0 1 0 Ruch p 3 0 2 2 DParsnik ph 1 0 0 0 gle by Noyalis. Noyalis 3b 4 0 1 2 Savkns 3b 3 0 1 0 1b 4 0 0 0 Martinez ph 1 0 0 0 That was more than enough of- Rngsdrf Ritsick lf 3 0 0 1 Gulius c 3 0 1 0 cf 5 1 1 0 Grillini 1b 3 0 0 0 fense for Ruch, but Back Moun- Yursha Everett rf 4 1 2 0 JParsnik ss 3 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 Graziosi cf 3 0 2 0 tain was far from finished as it Condo ss Concini lf 1 0 0 0 Ell p 1 0 0 0 scored one run in the third and Okun p 1 0 0 0 sixth and put up three in the Sod 2b 2 0 0 0 Emmett 2b 1 0 0 0 fourth and eighth to end the Totals 341012 8 Totals 29 0 6 0 Back Mountain .................... 201 301 03 — 10 game early. Plains ................................... 000 000 00 — 0 2B – Narcum, Patel 2, Ruch, Condo, Graziosi Putting up double digit runs IP H R ER BB SO and getting strong pitching is Back Mountain Ruch (W)................... 8 6 0 0 1 4 how Plains won its first two Plains Sorokas (L) ............... 3+ 8 5 5 1 0 games of the tournament as it Ell ............................... 3 3 2 2 1 3 .................. 1 0 0 0 0 2 played just 14 innings entering Castellino Okun .......................... 1 1 3 3 4 0 Monday’s game. But Monday wasn’t the best game for Plains.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Monday night’s game in Huntington Park between the Columbus Clippers and Scranton/WilkesBarre was not completed by press time. In a game which included a rain delay of one hour, 54 minutes, the Clippers led 6-2 going into the bottom of the fifth in-

ning TODAY’S GAME — The second game of this four-game series is expected to feature Ivan Nova on the mound for the Yankees. No pitcher has been announced for Columbus. Nova is 1-1with a 3.07 ERA in two games started with Scranton/WilkesBarre and is 8-4 with a 4.12 ERA in 17 games for New York. NOTES — The Yankees have made 14 transactions involving 11 players during the first five days since returning from the Triple-A all-star break. Outfielder Greg Golson was optioned back to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Sunday and was in the lineup Monday.

Series champion Giants headed to White House WASHINGTON (AP) — Next stop for the World Series champion San Francisco Giants? The White House. President Barack Obama will open the White House to the Giants on Monday in honor of

their first World Series title since the franchise moved West in 1958. San Francisco finished off the Texas Rangers in five games last year to win it all. “It’s going to be very special,” manager Bruce Bochy.

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Yost leads Hanover with extra base hits The Associated Press

WILKES-BARRE – John Paul Yost tripled and doubled as part of a three-hit effort that led Hanover to a 14-6 victory over Back Mountain National in the major baseball WilkesBarre Rec tournament. Anthony Vitali and Kyle Windt joined Yost with 3-for-4 performances. Winning pitcher Tony Molitoris produced two doubles. Kyle Archer doubled for Back Mountain National.

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Luzerne County Chaos 17, Audubon 14

The Chaos captured the state championship after winning three consecutive games. Aleigha Parnell scored two runs for the Chaos. Jenna Baron, Madison Hooper and Lindsey Mendygral powered the offense. The Chaos travels to Upper Merion on July 29th for the Mid-Atlantic Regional tournament where they will face state champions from Maryland, Delaware, New York and New

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homer over the left-center field fence. The Kingston/Forty Fort lead was 3-0 after three innings. David McCue continued to swing a hot bat with an RBI double to center field. Maxwell scored from first after reaching on an infield single. The McCue double extended Kingston/Forty Fort’s lead to 4-0 in the fourth. Archbald got one back in the bottom half of the fourth. Ronnie Yanoski led off the inning with a rocket double to left-centerfield. Mike Laboutillier then drew a walk to give Archbald runners on first and second with nobody out.

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Hanover 12, West Side 8

Collin Cook struck out four in a relief appearance to pick up the win for Hanover. Hanover’s Shaun Gurnari (two hits, triple, two runs), Brett Stevens (double, two runs) and Cook (two hits, double, two runs) led the offensive attack. For West Side, Nate Baranski netted two hits and a run. Jake Packer scored twice, and Zach Davis singled.

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Gavin Lahart pitched 4 2/3 strong innings allowing just five hits to record the win.Caleb Graham pitched the last inning for the save. Joe Gilroy, Kevin Claudio, Conner Spudis, Tristen Chronowski and Robin Wroblewski led the Exeter offense. Pittston statistics were not made available by the home team. Evan Carey hit a ball toward left-centerfield gap, but Judge made a terrific catch at shortstop, then threw to first base for the double play. Blake Evans then put Archbald on the board with an RBI single to right field. However, one run was all Archbald produced in the fifth, as well as in the game. Judge extended the Kingston/Forty Fort lead to 5-1 with a solo shot way over the centerfield fence. Judge, Maxwell and McCue led the Kingston/Forty Fort offense with two hits each. Mason Black pitched well in the losing effort for Archbald. He got his team out of a big first inning jam by getting Zack Sott to fly out to left. He struck out three and walked just two.

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British Open upset champion remains in celebratory mood day after winning Claret Jug. By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer

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Saxo bank Sungard cycling team director Bjarne Riis of Denmark, left, and three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador of Spain, right, discuss as they ride during a training on the second rest day of the cycling race in Rochegude, southern France.

Voeckler has French fans excited By JEROME PUGMIRE AP Sports Writer

MONTPELLIER, France — With the Tour de France heading toward its decisive stages, there is still no favorite in a wide open race that is fueling the passions of French fans who hope Thomas Voeckler holds his lead against all odds. When racing resumes Tuesday after a rest day, Voeckler will open the 16th stage nearly two minutes ahead of Frank Schleck — supposedly a weaker rider than his younger brother, Andy — and four minutes ahead of three-time champion Alberto Contador. Voeckler remains fiercely adamant he has a “zero percent chance” to become the first French Tour winner since Bernard Hinault in 1985, while doubts persist about Contador’s troublesome right knee. Even the Schleck brothers seem undecided who is No. 1 on their team, while two-time runner-up Cadel Evans is conspicuously staying out of the limelight. All of this means that it was in-

creasingly hard to pick a favorite heading into the last week of the Tour. “It’s still a bit strange because I think people still look at the Schleck brothers as favorites, but they’re two minutes down,” Evans said Sunday after British sprinter Mark Cavendish won the 15th stage. “So it’s still about Voeckler for now. We’ve got some more hills, some more racing and a time trial to go.” Evans is third overall, 2:06 behind Voeckler, 17 seconds behind second-place Frank Schleck, nine seconds ahead of Andy Schleck — the runner-up to Contador in the last two Tours — and 1:54 ahead of Contador. “Voeckler is in incredible form,” Contador said. “He has a big lead, it will be hard to make that up.” None of the Tour contenders managed to cut loose in the three Pyrenean mountain stages last week, and someone has to make a big move in three punishing Alpine stages that loom. “I don’t want to arrive in Paris with regrets,” Contador said af-

Armstrong wants feds to discuss media talks By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer

NEW YORK — Lance Armstrong’s attorneys say illegal government leaks of grand jury information have sullied the cyclist’s reputation, and have asked a court to order federal agents to discuss their contacts with the media. In a 20-page notice of alleged violations filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, lawyers for the seven-time Tour de France winner cited more than a dozen articles in many media outlets from May 2010 through last month about an ongoing grand jury investigation into whether Armstrong used performance-enhancing drugs in violation of U.S. law. The cyclist’s attorneys argue that only someone in the government could be responsible for the leaks, and a judge should order the government to explain why it should not be held in contempt. In a last resort, the lawyers said, the court could force journalists to reveal their sources. “The leaker in this case has, from the beginning, acted with the obvious intent of legitimizing the government’s investigation of a national hero, best known for his role in the fight against cancer,” the court papers said. “Each leak has been designed to propagate public support for this investigation by smearing Armstrong and tarnishing his reputation. The tactical nature of these leaks cannot be ignored as it strongly suggests an underlying partisanship inherent in government agents.” Armstrong’s lawyers accused The Associated Press, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Sports Illustrated and CBS’ “60 Minutes” of reporting illegally leaked information. One of Armstrong’s lawyers,

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ter Cavendish raced to his fourth stage victory of the race — and 19th overall in the Tour — by beating American sprinter Tyler Farrar on a 119.6-mile stage from Limoux to Montpellier. There should be plenty of opportunities for Contador to attack the 32-year-old Voeckler in the punishing Alps later this week. But if the Frenchman does not crack, then the race is going to be decided on the penultimate stage time trial. Not that cycling fans are complaining. Voeckler’s unexpected rise to the top adds an extra layer of intrigue because it has been 14 years since a Frenchman even got on the podium — let alone won the race. Voeckler has also become an extra, surprise, and welcome contender. Last year’s Tour was a duel between Contador and Schleck, the year before it was Contador beating Schleck again, with seven-time champion Lance Armstrong completing the podium. No great surprises there, even with Armstrong’s hyped return.

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SANDWICH, England — Darren Clarke’s bleary, bloodshot eyes told it all. The party began shortly after he walked off the 18th green at Royal St. George’s with the claret jug in hand. Beer and red wine flowed through the night, the revelry not letting up until Clarke had to return Monday morning for a few more interviews and some picture-taking at the spot where he tapped in the final putt to win the British Open. “I have not been to bed yet,” Clarke said. “I probably won’t get any sleep until tomorrow at some stage. You have to enjoy it while you can. “It’s been,” he added mischievously, “a very good night.” Clarke sure earned it. No one had ever gone more than 15 British Opens before winning. Clarke did it on his 20th try at 42, making him the oldest firsttime major winner since Roberto de Vicenzo in 1967. But that only tells part of the story. Clarke lost his wife, Heather, to cancer five years ago, leaving him to raise two young boys. Not surprisingly, his focus on the course wavered, which sent him plummeting out of the top 100 in the world. It had been a decade since he was a serious contender in a major — he didn’t even qualify for the three majors that preceded the Open. “I definitely appreciate an awful lot more what I’ve achieved,” Clarke said. “Ten years ago, I did take an awful lot of things for granted.” His parents and new love, fiancee Alison Campbell, were at Royal St. George’s to cheer him. Clarke’s two boys stayed home in Northern Ireland, but he phoned them shortly after his threestroke victory over Americans

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Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson. “Tyrone, my oldest one, was very pleased, very proud,” Clarke said. “He was going to tell everybody his dad was Open champion.” And Conor, his youngest? “He wanted to know what he could spend all the money on,” Clarke said, breaking into a grin. That’s not surprising. Clarke has always been a guy who lived life to the fullest, so it’s only appropriate that he passed on that attitude to his children. Then again, given all that’s happened, Clarke plans to handle the spoils of this triumph a bit more prudently than he would have, say, 10 years ago. His Open prize was nearly $1.5 million, and there will undoubtedly be a flood of new endorsement opportunities. “I actually don’t have anything in mind because I’ve been there, done all that before,” Clarke said. “I’ve had the opportunity to buy whatever I want to buy and all that. This time, I’m a little bit older and a little bit more sensible. If I can put a little bit more aside for my boys’ future, then that’s what I’ll do, as opposed to looking after myself.” Clarke has long been a stalwart of the European Ryder Cup team, and he’s made no secret of his de-

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sire to serve as captain one day. He may have to put off those ambitions for a few years. Turns out, this guy can still play. “Playing,” he said, “is much better than being a nonplaying captain.” Clarke became the third golfer from tiny Northern Ireland to win in the last six majors, following U.S. Open champions Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell. The Americans haven’t won any during that span, their longest drought of the modern Grand Slam era, though they did have five of the top seven at Royal St. George’s. Mickelson played the first 10 holes Sunday at 6 under and actually claimed a share of the lead at one point, only to fade down the stretch when his putter faltered. Johnson was in contention again at a major but made another huge blunder, knocking a shot out of bounds just five holes from the finish. “Northern Ireland...... Golf capital of the world!!” McIlroy tweeted, and there will undoubtedly be a push to add that country’s Royal Portrush club to the rotation of nine courses that regularly host the British Open. “We’re all very aware of the fact that three winners from Northern Ireland increases the interest level in this,” R&A chief Peter Dawson said Monday. “I have agreed to take a look.” In1951, Royal Portrush became the only course outside Scotland and England to hold the championship. But the Royal & Ancient is concerned that a lack of hotels and major roads would make it difficult to host such a big event in the modern era. “The usual mixture of a great course and plenty of infrastructure combined with the prospect of commercial success is what’s needed,” Dawson said. From Clarke’s point of view, the course at Royal Portrush is already worthy of a major. But he understands other factors must be considered.

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Despite U.S. run, soccer boom on hold time wondering whether soccer will ever be as popular on these shores as the big three of football, baseball and basketball. It JIM LITKE won’t, for the next decade at least, for reasons we’ll get to month featuring several of Europe’s top clubs — among them, below. Since long-term relationships Manchester United, Barcelona are built on learning, the better and Real Madrid. Most of their question is what Americans games will draw crowds that learned that they didn’t know make last week’s MLB All-Star after all the previous predictions exhibition look like the softball of booms that never materialgame at a company picnic. ized: two previous U.S. women’s The overnight TV rating for cup wins (1991 and 1999), playthe finale was 8.6, more than tripling Sunday’s marquee event ing host to the men’s cup in 1994, the creation of domestic leagues for the boys — the British Open for both sexes.. — yet still finishing well behind If we’re being optimistic, the the 11.4 eventually posted in the answer is this: We finally saw a 1999 cup-clinching win over China. If you didn’t get enough of U.S. team playing a style that we could call our own. the U.S. women last week, don’t If asked, every coach and ballworry. They’ll be on the lateplayer will concede a team learns night and early morning TV more from a loss than a win. So circuit this week. Traffic on social media was more eye-popping it was again Sunday, when a still, generating at its peak more determined Japanese team used the same grit and hustle that’s tweets-per-second than either been the hallmark of every U.S. Britain’s royal wedding or the soccer team, men or women, on announcement of Osama Bin a superior squad of Americans. Laden’s death. That’s how the U.S. women beat But there’s no need to waste

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Brazil and then in the semifinal, France, teams that featured more talented individuals and a better understanding of the game. But a funny thing happened on the way to the final. U.S. coach Pia Sundhage, a Swede who played for her national team, knew only too well how fast the gap was closing between the American women and the rest of the world in terms of resources, organization and even quality athletes. She had already laid the groundwork for her squad to rely less on athleticism and more on technique; to play the way the best of the rest of the world does by moving the ball quickly and accurately under pressure. That Sundhage moved the strategy from the training ground to the pitch for the biggest match of their careers shows how much faith she had in this bunch. Even more than American football, soccer is a game of possession and finishing a few scoring chances.. The U.S. women succeeded at the first task, but came away with nothing too

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Southern California tailback Marc Tyler has been suspended from all team activities and the Trojans’ season opener for comments he made to TMZ that implied he gets paid to play for USC. When asked by TMZ whether he could make more money at USC or in the NFL, Tyler said, “USC, they breaking bread,” making a gesture indicating a large stack of money. USC coach Lane Kiffin suspended his leading rusher Monday for the Sept. 3 opener against Minnesota and possibly longer. The fifth-year senior is facing potential discipline from the school after what he said were two alcohol-related problems in April. “I am disappointed that I let down all the people who have supported me as I have been working through some personal issues,” Tyler said in a statement released by the school. “I realize how my behavior and my statements, even though I was joking, can reflect poorly on so many people. As a veteran player, I should know that my job is to be an example for the younger guys.” USC is entering the second year of a postseason ban during four years of NCAA probation

stemming from illegal benefits provided to Reggie Bush. TMZ recorded Tyler’s comments last Thursday outside Voyeur, a West Hollywood nightclub. Tyler, who turns 23 in September, also made a distasteful comment to TMZ about Kim Kardashian, Bush’s ex-girlfriend. “That is not the way that we expect our players to represent USC and our team,” Kiffin said. “Although Marc may find this punishment severe, it is imperative we continue to have a high standard for player behavior. Marc needs to work hard to show us that he can meet the standards of being a USC football player.” Athletic director Pat Haden said Tyler “stepped way out of line. He did not represent himself, his university or his team the way we expect. Marc has a lot to do to prove he belongs on our team. We hope Marc learns from this and comes back a changed and better person.” Last month, Tyler said he had appeared before the school’s Office of Student Judicial Affairs to discuss two complaints made against him in April. Tyler was accused of spitting on a female student while intoxicated, and later touching another female student inappropriately at a bar near USC’s downtown campus.

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LONDON — Security preparations for the 2012 Olympics will not be harmed by the resignations of London’s top two police officers a year before the games, the British government said Monday. Scotland Yard chief Paul Stephenson and Assistant Commissioner John Yates, Britain’s top anti-terrorist officer, have resigned amid an intensifying scandal involving phone hacking and alleged police bribery. Both indicated that they quit to ensure the police force had stable leadership and no distractions in the run-up to the first Olympics in London since 1948, which have a 757 million-pound ($1.2 billion) security budget. And Olympics minister Hugh Robertson insisted that much of the security framework was already in place before counterterrorism minister Pauline Neville-

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many times from the opening minute of the match through the final penalty kick. Even so, they came away with something. Up until now, the closest thing to a coherent playing style any American squad displayed on a world stage is what the English used to call “hit and hope.” It involves defending countless attacks as if your life depended on it, then booting the ball up the field and hoping a teammate latches onto it — and somehow beats a crowd of defenders to score. But this one time, even in a loss, the U.S. women stuck their foot in the door and let their countrymen glimpse a wider world of possibilities. Given their legacy and continuing success, it’s only fitting that they’d be the first to break through soccer’s glass ceiling in America. The guess here is that you’ll see the benefits as soon as next summer, at the London Olympics, and not just because the U.S. women will be out for vengeance. They never lacked for motivation and they’ve already learned the game’s most

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China’s Wang Hao, left, embraces Chen Ruolin after winning the gold medal in the women’s 10-meter Synchro Platform final at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Shanghai.

China strengthens superpower hold By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer

SHANGHAI — If China is feeling any pressure to maintain its superpower status in diving, it sure isn’t showing in the world championships. The host country won its fourth gold medal and fifth overall in the outdoor pool Monday, thrilling fans who cheered and chanted “China!” each time their divers appeared on the boards. Wang Hao and Chen Ruolin led all every round in easily winning the women’s 10-meter synchro after Li Shixin won the men’s 1-meter springboard and teammate He Min took the silver. Wang and Chen totaled 362.58 points. It was Chen’s third consecutive world title in synchro platform, including 2009 in Rome when she also teamed with Wang. China has won six straight world titles in the event. Since Chinese diving superstar Guo Jingjing retired in January, Chen has been considered her successor. “I don’t want to think too much about it,” she said. “My

performance will be affected. Although the 10-meter platform individual gold is also important, it is not my goal. My goal is the London Games.” Australia’s Alexandra Croak and Melissa Wu earned the silver at 325.92 — their country’s fourth runner-up finish in the event. “It definitely built the confidence that we got a medal,” said Wu, who finished second in 2007. “The competition is intense. It’s hard sometimes when you have to rely on someone else to do as well as you.” Christin Steuer and Nora Subschinski claimed Germany’s second bronze of the day with 316.29. “Our opponents are all on a high level, especially the German and Australia duo,” said Chen, who has been on China’s national team since 2003. “It’s very important to be in control and perform our best.” Wang and Chen received one perfect 10 for synchronization on their second dive. After ending the five-dive final with a backward 21⁄2 somersault with11⁄2 twists that barely created a splash, the women climbed out of the pool and hugged.

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important lesson. Now it’s the men’s turn. It’s been a black mark on their record that a nation of 300 million has yet to produce even one striker good enough to sit on the bench of world powers like Spain, Brazil, Argentina, England or the Netherlands, let alone play in the first team. Anyone who thinks they’re getting their fair share of elite athletes should consider what the NBA’s dozen best point guards could do with a soccer ball if they grew up playing the game. So it’s long past time to hope we hit that jackpot. It’s time to start developing players who can tame the ball with their feet, move it and get it back with enough time and space to carve the same wide swath through the World Cup as their female counterparts. There will be plenty of time before then to start talking about a soccer boom. Jim Litke is a national sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at jlitke(at)ap.org.

to beat Brazil in the quarterfinals in a thrilling match, and then grinding down France. But as entertaining as they may be, the Americans have been making things harder on themselves than they need to be for almost a year now. They were upset by Mexico in regional qualifying, forced to beat Italy in a playoff to get the very last spot in Germany. They dropped their first game of the season, to Sweden, then lost to England for the first time in 22 years — so long ago Morgan hadn’t even been born yet. After winning their first two games in Germany handily, they lost to Sweden, the first U.S. loss ever in World Cup group play. “In the past, we’d always won everything,” Rampone said. “Those losses made our team what it is today. We need each other and you feel that, from the locker room to the time we step on the field.” But the Americans need more than a can-do attitude to keep pace in a game that is improving and evolving. Sundhage wants the U.S. to play a possession-oriented style similar to the one Japan and France worked to near perfection in Germany, saying the traditional American gameplan of grinding opponents down on defense and sending long balls up to the forwards is too predictable. The offense should develop through the midfield, not start up front. By working from flank to center and back out with series of multiple passes, the Americans can probe the defense for weaknesses and create more opportunities — including chances for players who wouldn’t normally score. The style also helps on defense. Opponents can’t score when the Americans are keeping the ball for large chunks of the game. “I think of it as a nice hybrid of the way the U.S. national team used to play and the way that the game is evolving into much like the men’s game, a possession, Barcelona-esque style,” Wambach said. “It hasn’t been without troubles. It’s sometimes gotten the best of us because we have some players, like myself, who are old school and like to get the ball in a more physical, direct style. And when things aren’t goingwell,IliketogobacktowhatI know.”

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day night, losing 3-1 in penalty kicks after twice blowing leads in a 2-2 tie. “But there’s another World Cup in four years.” For some. The majority of the team will remain intact through London, but Rampone (36) and Boxx (34) are likely to call it quits after that. Wambach said it’s too early to say what she’ll do, but she is 31, and her body is showing the wear and tear from the fearless playing style that has earned her third place on the alltime World Cup scoring list with 13 goals. Wambach passed Michelle Akers (12) for top U.S. honors with her header in the104th minuteSunday,herfourthgoalofthe tournament. “I’m not thinking about that right now,” Wambach said when asked about her future. “I just want to spend some time with my teammates. This has been an emotional roller coaster ... and the Olympics are right around the corner. We’ll move on.” Part of what has always made the U.S. so strong is the smooth transition from one generation to another, and the U.S. might have its most promise since the days of Mia Hamm, Julie Foudy, Brandi Chastain. Solo, winner of the Golden Glove as the tournament’s top goalkeeper, is in the prime of her career at 29. Morgan and Cheney, both just 22, each finished the tournament with two goals. Cheney also had three assists while Morgan had one. Rapinoe displayed the accuracy and touch on the flanks so critical in coach Pia Sundhage’s desire for a possession-based offense, and has the energy and spunk to shoulder the burden of being the face of the team behind Wambach. No team found a way to contain speedy Heather O’Reilly, who makes a nice complement to Rapinoe on the opposite side of the field. Lloyd seemed to gain confidence in directing the offense as the tournament wore on, having one of her best games against Japan. That’s not to say there aren’t issues. The Americans achieved cult status with their grit and resilience in Germany, coming back

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Let’s begin by not overstating the case. Predictions of a soccer boom in America have done more to hamstring the development of the world’s game here than all those well-organized, well-meaning parents who became youth coaches with no more than a vague idea of how it’s played. And just so we’re clear, there will be no explosion this time, either. After the U.S. women stunned Brazil and just about everybody else in a quarterfinal match at the Women’s World Cup, I wrote that if Americans didn’t fall in love with soccer after that, well, maybe they never would. They did. For exactly a week. But that’s how plenty of love affairs go: torrid one day, indifferent the next. Plenty of Americans already love soccer. Anybody who doubts that should check out the exhibitions being played here this

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A gradual improvement Economists expect the Commerce Department to report an incremental rise in the number of homes that builders broke ground on last month. But the number of housing starts will still be down from its high point this year, in January. And that means it’s likely to be less than half the annual rate of 1.2 million that’s considered a healthy housing market. Economists agree that any significant improvement won’t happen until unemployment falls sharply.

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NEW YORK -- News Corp.’s Rupert Murdoch is struggling to control the destiny of the company he began building six decades ago after a trusted deputy was arrested and Scotland Yard’s top official quit over ties to a suspect in the phone-hacking probe. Independent directors of New Yorkbased News Corp. have begun questioning the company’s response to the crisis and whether a leadership change is needed, said two people with direct knowledge of the situation who wouldn’t speak publicly. Rebekah Brooks, the former News International chief who Murdoch backed until last week, was arrested Sunday in London. “The shell of invulnerability that Rup-

ert Murdoch had around him has been cracked,” said James Post, a professor at Boston University’s School of Management who has written about Murdoch governance and business ethics. “His credibility and the company’s credibility are hemorrhaging.” Murdoch and his 38-year-old son, James Murdoch, are spending most of their time with advisers preparing for today’s hearing before a British parliamentary committee. They will face questions over their role in and responsibility for phone hacking that took place at their now-defunct News of the World tabloid. The company took out advertisements in national British newspapers this weekend to apologize

for the scandal. Before Monday, News Corp. shares had lost 17 percent since July 4, when the Guardian reported that News of the World employees had intercepted the voice mail of Milly Dowler, a schoolgirl who was later found murdered. The slump has shaved more than $6 billion off the combined value of the Class A shares and the Class B voting stock that gives the Murdochs control over the company. News Corp.’s independent directors, who hold nine of16 board seats, have expressed frustration over the quality and quantity of information they’ve received about the scandal and concern about management’s ability to handle the crisis given how slowly the company has responded, the person said. Some directors said Murdoch, the company’s 80-year-old chairman and

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chief executive officer, appeared to be in denial over the fallout from the scandal in an interview he gave last week to the Wall Street Journal, one of News Corp.’s newspapers. News Corp.’s independent directors, including Dinh, Perkins and former British Airways CEO Rod Eddington, may have limited influence, given the Murdochs’ stock holdings, said Charles Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware. “Rupert Murdoch controls the votes of the company through the Class B shares,” Elson said in an interview. “He can just replace them if he wants. They may do something, but it will be temporary. Maybe he becomes chairman, but this is still his company and he can do what he wants. When he controls the stock, he controls the board.”

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Dale A. Duncan, publisher of The Times Leader from 1986 to 1994, has been named to the newly created position of president of MaineToday Media. Duncan will keep responsibility of the Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel, but will now be Duncan “spending more time in Portland helping me run the company,” said MaineToday Media CEO Richard L. Connor. Connor preceded Duncan as publisher of The Times Leader and returned in 2006 to purchase the newspaper from The McClatchy Co. In addition to his role at MaineToday Media, Connor is The Times Leader’s editor and publisher. Connor also said Michelle Lester has been promoted to senior vice president of advertising at MaineToday Media. Before joining the Maine operations, Lester was classified advertising director at The Times Leader.

Tax revenue from table games at Pennsylvania casinos totaled $81.4 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30, the state Gaming Control Board announced Monday. Table gaming was launched at nine casinos July 8-18, 2010 and SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia opened with slot machines and table games last September. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs ranked sixth in the state with $38.6 million in table games revenue in the period, yielding state tax payments of $5.4 million and local share assessment of $771,607. Statewide, table games revenue was $508 million.

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Netflix & Blockbuster try to outdeal each other IF YOU’RE ONE of the many Netflix customers who was put out by the announcement that Netflix was increasing prices, Blockbuster wants to make an offer you can’t refuse: If you’re now a Netflix customer, Blockbuster is offering you a month for free, plus a slightly discounted monthly rate (which is cheaper than the equivalent Netflix plans). But it might be a good idea to wait before you decide to jump ship in righteous indignation over the villainous Netflix plan – the services differ substantially. According to Netflix, what they’ve actually done is split their DVD and web-streaming services. So while you were paying $9.99 per month for one DVD at a time and unlimited streaming movies, you’ll now end up paying $15 per month for two services – DVD by mail at $7.99, and unlimited streaming video for $7.99. For me, this plan actually works out better – I have Netflix but I only use their streaming service. I can send off for a DVD, but I’ve

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plan will net additional discounts. I should mention that at present, Blockbuster offers fewer titles than Netflix. So while Netflix’s increased rates may be better or worse for you, depending on how you use the service, Blockbuster does offer additional value for your dollar. Personally, given how I use Netflix, it works out

better for me to stick with the service – but as always, your experience will differ, and your mileage may vary. Nick DeLorenzo is director of Interactive and New Media for The Times Leader. Write him at ndelorenzo@timesleader.com.

ST. LOUIS — As the economic recovery sputters forward, banks continue to bleed revenue in such mainstays as commercial lending and, of course, mortgages. So they are increasingly catering to the only customers who have survived the Great Recession relatively unscathed: rich folks. Customers with more than $1 million in liquid assets can expect some extra coddling these days, as banks are adding services and staff to their wealth management divisions. The new focus for many banks stems largely from a simple lack of other options — as historic government bailouts wind down and sobered consumers and businesses grow increasingly allergic to new debt. Nearly a fourth of Americans are underwater on their homes, and so won’t be needing a mortgage; and starting or expanding a business into the current headwinds takes a brave and well-capitalized soul. Simultaneously, banks have seen their bedrocks of revenue from debit card and overdraft fees eroded by new federal regulations. By contrast, the 3.4 million people in North America holding more than $1 million in liquid assets actually grew their wealth by 9.1 percent last year, to $11.6 trillion, according to Merrill Lynch’s World Wealth Report released last month. The number of high-net-worth individuals in North America has also risen, growing 8.6 percent last year. Bank of America’s Global Wealth and Investment Management division, which serves high net worth individuals through its Merrill Lynch and U.S. Trust business units, saw its firstquarter revenue jump 11 percent, to $4.5 billion. When it released its wealth report, Merrill Lynch said high-net-worth individuals were expected to continue to shed their real estate investments and increase their equity and commodities allocations. So banks would be foolish not to follow the money, said Joe Hoffmeyer, principal of St. Louis-based Phoenix Financial Services Consulting and a former manager of First Banks’ wealth management division. “Every board of directors of every bank in the world wants to focus on wealth management now,” he said. PNC Bank is working on new online services for its wealth management customers so they can access income projections on their smartphones and contact PNC’s wealth management staff with questions about their accounts via email or text message. Those services are expected to be rolled out by the first quarter of 2012.


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ABB Ltd 24.74 -.78 +10.2 AEP Ind 27.91 -1.11 +7.6 AES Corp 12.29 -.25 +.9 AFLAC 44.33 -1.02 -21.4 AGL Res 40.79 -.58 +13.8 AK Steel 15.24 -.31 -6.9 AMR 4.91 -.10 -37.0 ASM Intl 29.89 -1.19 -14.6 ASML Hld 34.21 -.11 -10.8 AT&T Inc 30.12 -.19 +2.5 AbtLab 52.54 -.50 +9.7 AcadiaRlt 21.21 -.02 +16.3 Accenture 59.98 -.72 +23.7 ActionSemi 2.04 -.08 -5.1 ActivsBliz 11.70 -.21 -5.9 AdamsEx 11.01 -.08 +2.5 AdobeSy 28.77 -.52 -6.5 AdvBattery 1.18 +.09 -69.4 AMD 6.18 -.25 -24.4 Aetna 42.95 -.41 +40.8 AgFeed 1.60 +.13 -45.6 Agilent 45.46 -1.62 +9.7 AkamaiT 29.06 -.79 -38.2 AlcatelLuc 4.85 -.24 +63.9 Alcoa 15.17 -.31 -1.4 AlignTech 23.04 -.43 +17.9 AllegTch 64.47 -1.83 +16.8 Allergan 82.52 -.85 +20.2 AlliBInco 7.88 +.03 -.6 AlliantEgy 40.12 -.68 +9.1 AllscriptH 18.45 -.22 -4.3 Allstate 28.01 -1.46 -12.1 AlphaNRs 45.32 -.23 -24.5 AlteraCp lf 42.55 -.12 +19.6 Altria 26.60 -.09 +8.0 Amarin 13.99 +.36 +70.6 Amazon 211.53 -1.34 +17.5 Ameren 28.36 -.45 +.6 AMovilL s 25.97 -.14 -9.4 AMovilA s 25.85 -.26 -9.6 ACapAgy 29.01 -.26 +.9 AmCapLtd 9.70 -.11 +28.3 AEagleOut 13.57 -.11 -7.2 AEP 37.11 -.37 +3.1 AmExp 51.33 -.48 +19.6 AmIntlGrp 27.65 -.58 -42.7 AmOriBio 1.09 -.06 -54.6 AmSupr 7.22 -.48 -74.7 AmWtrWks 29.14 -.39 +15.2 Ameriprise 53.15 -.90 -7.6 Ametek s 43.19 -.75 +10.0 Amgen 54.66 -.39 -.4 Amylin 12.59 -.24 -14.4 Anadarko 79.23 -.96 +4.0 AnalogDev 35.46 -.31 -5.9 AnglogldA 45.24 +1.38 -8.1 ABInBev 55.40 -.74 -3.0 Ann Inc 27.08 +.43 -1.1 Annaly 17.79 -.17 -.7 ApolloInv 9.55 -.38 -13.7 Apple Inc 373.80 +8.88 +15.9 ApldMatl 12.30 -.15 -12.5 Arbitron 39.58 -.83 -4.7 ArcelorMit 31.29 -.91 -17.9 ArchCoal 26.36 -.14 -24.8 AresCap 15.16 -.47 -8.0 AriadP 12.59 +.01+146.9 ArmHld 27.72 +.16 +33.6 ArmourRsd 7.34 -.06 -6.0 ArrowEl 35.65 -1.32 +4.1 AssuredG 14.85 -1.26 -16.1 AstraZen 48.73 -1.07 +5.5 Atmel 12.56 -.34 +1.9 ATMOS 33.26 -.61 +6.6 Autodesk 35.33 -.82 -7.5 AutoData 52.34 -.77 +13.1 AveryD 37.81 -.60 -10.7 Avnet 28.78 -.97 -12.9 Avon 27.90 -.21 -4.0 BB&T Cp 24.98 -.34 -5.0 BHP BillLt 89.65 -1.43 -3.5 BJs Whls 50.26 -.08 +4.9 BP PLC 44.31 -.02 +.3 BP Pru 113.80 -.67 -10.1 BPZ Res 3.98 +.18 -16.4 Baidu 148.13 +1.20 +53.5 BakrHu 77.00 +1.51 +34.7 BallardPw 1.47 -.03 -2.0 BallyTech 39.74 -.79 -5.8 BcBilVArg 9.95 -.25 -2.2 BcoBrades 17.95 -.54 -11.5 BcoSantSA 10.08 -.20 -5.4 BcoSBrasil 9.66 -.43 -29.0 BkHawaii 44.92 -.45 -4.9 BkIrelnd 1.08 -.16 -59.2 BkAtl A h .87 -.04 -24.3 Barclay 13.48 -1.03 -18.4 Bar iPVix rs 23.64 +.48 -37.1 BarnesNob 17.23 -.06 +21.8 BarrickG 49.03 +.72 -7.8 Baxter 60.31 -.49 +19.1 BedBath 59.17 +.51 +20.4 BerkHa A 112650 -400 -6.5 BerkH B 75.11 -.25 -6.2 BestBuy 28.96 -.65 -15.5 BigLots 33.73 -.06 +10.7 BioRadA 116.98 -1.39 +12.6 Blackstone 15.39 -.51 +8.8 BlockHR 15.14 -.23 +27.1 Boeing 69.55 -1.73 +6.6 BostonSci 6.92 -.09 -8.6 BrigExp 31.92 -.49 +17.2 BrMySq 28.66 -.31 +8.2 Broadcom 32.65 -.62 -25.0 BrcdeCm 6.22 -.09 +17.6 Buckeye 64.59 -.14 -3.4 Buenavent 41.37 +1.05 -15.5 CA Inc 21.81 -.17 -10.8 CB REllis 23.07 -.22 +12.6 CBS B 27.37 -.28 +43.7 CH Engy 52.75 -.75 +7.9 CMS Eng 19.44 -.26 +4.5 CNO Fincl 7.18 -.27 +5.9 CSS Inds 20.18 -.70 -2.1 CSX s 25.19 -.13 +17.0 CblvsNY s 25.64 -.27 +8.3 CalaStrTR 9.41 -.06 +1.6 CampSp 33.57 -.35 -3.4 CapOne 48.35 -.15 +13.6 CapitlSrce 5.77 -.13 -18.7 CapsteadM 13.27 +.11 +5.4 Carnival 34.73 -.46 -24.7 Caterpillar 107.80 -1.10 +15.1 CedarF 20.05 -.66 +32.3 CelSci .49 -.01 -40.3 Celgene 59.14 -1.53 0.0 Cemex 7.73 -.10 -24.9 CenterPnt 19.40 +.01 +23.4 CentEuro 10.10 -.55 -55.9 CFCda g 23.98 +.52 +15.7 CVtPS 35.10 -.02 +60.6 CntryLink 37.83 -.59 -18.1 ChkPoint 61.17 +4.59 +32.2 Checkpnt 17.10 +.03 -16.8 Cheesecake32.70 +.01 +6.7 CheniereEn 9.57 -.40 +73.4

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This will likely be our hottest week of the summer and the peak of the heat will arrive on Thursday. What lies ahead will not be the worst heat wave we’ve ever had which occurred in July back in 1936. That’s when we had six straight record breaking days with temperatures ranging from 95 to 103 degrees. Today, the chance for a storm will be much less than on Monday now that a front has moved south of here. Starting tomorrow, the heat will intensify and on Thursday, readings here in town could reach 100. The above average temps should last into next week and by then, I’ll be more than ready for some relief. - Tom Clark


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NUTRITION QUIZ: Beer When The Quiz sees an article titled “Have a Brewski! Help Your Health” — on the American Dietetic Association’s “Eat Right” page on the website of Men’s Health, no less — well, we can’t help but click on it. Take our quiz based on the

article, written not by Homer Simpson but by a real-life registered dietitian. 1. According to the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, people who drink one to two alcoholic drinks of any kind are less likely to suffer

from what condition? a) Heart disease b) Colon cancer c) Sobriety 2. Why, says the article, is beer good for heart health? a) By “lowering one’s resting heart rate, especially postexercise, thus reducing the chances of a cardiac ‘event.”’ b) By “replenishing lost fluids

and electrolytes during the summer months, when research has shown many heart attacks occur.” c) By “making blood less sticky so it’s less likely to clot by increasing levels of ‘good’ HDL cholesterol while lowering unhealthy LDL cholesterol.” 3. What is the secret ingredient

that makes light beer lower in calories and carbohydrate content? a) Folic acid b) Ethanol c) Caffeine 4. According to a Tufts University study, men who drank one to two beers a day had hip-bone densities how many

times greater than nondrinkers? a) Slightly more than two times b) About four times c) 10 times ANSWERS: 1. a; 2. c; 3. b; 4. b From The Times Leader wire service

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Eateries will improve kids menus

IN BRIEF Elder program set St. Luke’s Villa, formally Heritage House Retirement Community, will host a Meet-n-Greet at 2 p.m. on Thursday in the main lounge, 80 E. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre. The guest speaker is Brenda D. Colbert, a certified elder law attorney from the Law Firm of Marshall, Parker, & Associates. Colbert will discuss essential estate planning tools, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney and advanced care planning. To register, call 826-1031.

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Parents seeking healthier restaurant meals for their kids can start to look beyond chicken nuggets and macaroni-andcheese. At least 19 restaurant chains — including Burger King, Chili’s, Outback Steakhouse, Cracker Barrel, Denny’s and Friendly’s — said Wednesday that they will include

healthier options on their children’s menus. At least 15,000 restaurant locations will increaseservingsoffruitsandvegetables, lean proteins, whole grains and low-fat dairy. The items will have less fats, sugars and sodium. Less healthy foods like burgers and fries will still be on the menu, but the restaurants say they will do more to promote

healthier options. Chili’s, for example, will highlight a chicken sandwich with a side of pineapple or mandarin oranges on their kids’ menu. Burger King has recently reformulated children’s chicken nuggets so they include less sodium, and employees taking orders will now ask if customers want healthier apple fries instead of the standard “fries with that?”

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The effort is part of a new National Restaurant Association initiative. To be part of the program, restaurants must include atleastonekids’menuitemthat is 600 calories or less and meet other nutritional requirements. A side dish worth less than 200 calories must also be included. The federal government will also soon require restaurants to post calories on their menus.

Red Cross benefit set The American Red Cross will benefit from an all-you-can-eatand-drink event from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Triple K Saloon, Main Street, Edwardsville. There will be entertainment, a Chinese auction and prizes. Tickets are $25 per person, with all proceeds benefitting the Wyoming Valley chapter’s local Disaster Relief Fund. The event was created by Woody Meixsell, a past recipient of Red Cross’ assistance. Meixsell’s home was affected by fire nearly a year ago. For more information or to purchases tickets, contact Meixsell at 332-3085. Go to bat for lung health The American Lung Association is participating in the State Farm Go to Bat program. The program, in which supporters play an online baseball game, benefits nonprofit organizations based on the amount of participants and points scored. Supporters are asked to visit www.statefarm.com/gotobat, select American Lung Association and play the game. Participants may play three consecutive times per day. State Farm will donate $18,000 to the charity with the highest game batting average once a week for 10 consecutive weeks. Also, an individual winner who goes to bat for the winning charity will be randomly selected and receive a trip for two to Games 3 and 4 of the 2011 World Series. A total of 10 winners will be drawn throughout the program, which will conclude on Sept. 26. The program will culminate during the World Series with a pre-game ceremony. State Farm will announce and present a $25,000 donation to the charity that finishes the campaign with the highest Go to Bat batting average. The local chapter of the American Lung Association asks all supporters to add the event information to their Facebook pages. Health briefs are limited to nonprofit entities and support groups. To have your health-oriented announcement included, send information to Health, Times Leader, 15 N. Main St., WilkesBarre, PA 18711-0250; by fax: 8295537; or e-mail health@timesleader.com. Information must be received at least two weeks in advance.

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Viveca Jensen, right, the creator of Piloxing, and her instructor Sara Vorce lead a class in the Toluca Lake, Calif., studio.

Piloxing a new cardio craze By CYNTHIA BILLHARTZ GREGORIAN St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The women inside the Webster Groves, Mo., studio looked as though they were channeling Muhammad Ali, Mikhail Baryshnikov and any of a dozen Hollywood starlets who have long lean torsos (think Gwyneth Paltrow). They stood, feet apart, abdomens sucked in, punching the air with their right fists. Their left hands were raised to their left ear in a protective manner as instructor Kristin Dabney egged them on. “Cellphones, ladies. Keep your left hand up near your ear,” she yelled over thumping music. “Punch punch punch punch.” The air inside The Scoop — A Pilates Studio was taking a brutal beating. Piloxing is the latest group cardio exercise craze. It’s an interdisciplinary program that combines the sculpting and flexibility of Pilates with the power, speed and agility of boxing. It also adds a healthy dose of dance moves including hip-hop, salsa and especially ballet, requiring immense core strength, balance and coordination. In Pilates, all movement should begin in what practitioners call the powerhouse — the hips, abs, lower and upper back, buttocks and inner thighs — and flow outward to the limbs. That explains why many of Piloxing’s moves have controlled ballet-like movements that work the lower body. When Joseph Pilates created his fitness

Kristin Dabney demonstrates piloxing, which combines Pilates with boxing.

program in the early 20th century, he initially called it Contrology and his first students were dancers who helped build on his ideas. Coincidentally, or not, Piloxing was created by Viveca Jensen, a Swedish dancer and trainer to Hollywood celebrities, to “physically and mentally empower women through fitness.” St. Louis Fitness Club on Hampton Avenue, Main Street Gym in St. Charles and the Jewish Community Center in Creve Coeur and Chesterfield also offer

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Piloxing classes. During the Piloxing class at Scoop, Dabney led the class through a routine that went from boxing and hip hop moves to squatting with the knees turned out into a modified plie, as in ballet. The participants raised their left legs repeatedly in a controlled manner, first out in front, then to the side and finally to the back, until lactic acid burned in their right thighs. Then they switched to the other side and did the same. Sometimes they ran in place with choppy, rapid-fire foot falls while punching so quickly that their hands were practically a blur. Several women wore weighted gloves to help further tone the arms and maximize the cardiovascular effects. “Pilates movement fundamentals help you find your balance and recruit your muscles more efficiently,” said Dabney. “But there was one woman at the JCC who is a workout fanatic, and she said every muscle in her body was sore the next day. You recruit a whole set of muscles you don’t use in other workouts.” She compares building muscles with Pilates and Piloxing to opening a Russian nesting doll from the inside out — you start by working the small internal muscles in the core which help with balance and move outward to larger muscle groups. “And as we age, that element of balance becomes more critical so it’s pretty important for everybody,” she said.

Surgery is last option to treat throat disorder Q: I was diagnosed with “esophageal achalasia.” I did not have any reflux issues — just difficulty with food entering my stomach. I haven’t had any treatments in several years and food still hesitates at the point of stomach entry. Is soft diet the best cure? A: Achalasia is a coordination problem with the muscles involved in swallowing. There’s supposed to be a contraction of the lower esophageal muscles, followed by a relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter as food approaches. If there’s damage or degeneration to the nerves that control all this, achalasia will result. Symptoms of achalasia not only include difficulty with swallowing but also may include chest pain after eating; heartburn; cough; regurgitation of food; and weight loss. Although we can’t repair damaged or degenerated nerves, we can insert dilating tubes of gradually increasing diameter to stretch open the sphincter. There are also inflatable tubes which do the same thing. Success is seen in up to 75 percent of folks for a period of several years, but there’s a 3 percent risk of rupturing the esophagus. Botox, the same drug used to treat facial wrinkles, has been effective for one year in 60 percent of folks. Surgery to cut through some of the constricting esophageal muscles is the treatment of last resort. Moistened small mouthfuls of soft food may help to get past a constricted opening, but a sphincter’s tone may be too strong to allow food to get through. Acid blockers should be taken after any treatment intervention. Q: Could you please write about the dangers of mold in the home? A: Molds, which are a fungus, will grow anywhere indoors where there’s moisture. Molds produce allergy-provoking substances, irritants and may contain toxic substances that can make us sick. Fatigue, headaches, watery eyes, irritated lungs, shortness of breath, asthma and a myriad of health conditions can be linked to fungal toxins. Stachybotrys mold is considered to be the prototypical “toxic” mold. You may have seen this greenish-black mold growing on cellulose fiberboard or sheetrock in your damp basement. Air conditioning ducts and whole-house humidification units need to be watched for mold as well. If you’ve found mold in your home, it’s not important to identify the type of mold. Treat all mold as being potentially harmful. The first thing that needs to be done is to fix or clean up any leaks, and put a dehumidifier unit in your home. It’s impossible to get rid of all mold and mold spores; some spores are airborne. For more information, here’s a link to an EPA guide to mold: www.epa.gov/mold/ moldguide.html. Dr. Mitchell Hecht is a physician specializing in internal medicine. Send questions to him at: “Ask Dr. H,” P.O. Box 767787, Atlanta, GA 30076. Personal replies are not possible.

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LOOKING FOR a holistic way to reduce stress, cholesterol and obesity? Get a pet. Statistics show that 62 percent of American households own a pet. According to a national survey, most pet owners say companionship, love, company and affection are the No.1benefits to owning a pet. We know that pets make good companions and decrease loneliness, but numerous studies have shown other profound health benefits of owning a pet: 1. Pets help recovery from

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heart attacks. A National Institutes of Health study of 421 adults found that dog owners had a better one-year survival after a heart attack, compared to those who did not own dogs. 2. Pets help us calm down. A study of 240 married couples showed that pet owners had lower heart rates and blood pressure as compared to those without pets. 3. Pets help reduce stress better than our human companions. Pet owners had less stress and quicker recovery from stress when they were with their pets as compared to when they were with their spouse or friend. 4. Pet owners have less obesi-

WEDNESDAY ALZHEIMER’S & DEMENTIA SUPPORT: for family, friends and professionals, 6:30 p.m., Oakwood Terrace, 400 Gleason Drive, Moosic. Call Sylvia at 451-3171, ext. 1 16, for more information.

TUESDAY GASTRIC BYPASS SUPPORT: 5-8 p.m. Dorranceton United Methodist Church, 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call 8643289. GENTLE YOGA CLASS FOR CANCER PATIENTS & OTHERS: 5:30-6:45 p.m., Candy’s Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. Free to cancer patients (doctor’s note required for all patients); $5 per class or $30 per month for all others. Call 714-8800. INFERTILITY SUPPORT GROUP: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Area RESOLVE peer-led support group, 7 p.m., Kistler Learning Center, Geisinger Wyoming Valley, 1000 East Mountain Blvd., Plains Township. Visit www.resolve.org or contact Stacey at 814-6552 or stacft@aol.com.

BMW FREE COMMUNITY HEALTH CLINIC: 6-8 p.m., second Thursday, New Covenant Christian Fellowship Church, rear entrance, 780 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Free basic care for people without health insurance and the underserved. Call 8229605.

THURSDAY CHEMOTHERAPY SIDE EFFECTS: 6-7:30 p.m., Candy’s Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. Call 714-8800 for reservations.

LUPUS SUPPORT GROUP: including an autoimmune disease support group with the objective of overcoming obstacles creatively with art, 1 1 a.m., Lupus Foundation of PA, 615 Jefferson Ave., Scranton. Call (888) 995-8787 or visit www.lupuspa.org.

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Chapter of the American Red Cross,165 Susquehanna Blvd., Hazleton. For a complete donation schedule, visit: REDCROSSBLOOD.ORG or call 1-800-REDCROSS (7332767). Area blood donation sites include: Today, noon-6 p.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville; 12:30-6 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4909, 403 Main St., Dupont. Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1 1 1 1 East End Blvd., Plains Township. Sunday, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Our Lady of Victory Church, Second Street and Route 415, Harveys Lake. Monday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Geisinger Wyoming Valley, 1000 E. Mountain Drive, Plains Township; 12:30-6:30 p.m., Irem Country Club, 397 Country Club Road, Dallas Township. July 26, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 760 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre; noon-6 p.m., American Legion Post 644, 259 Shoemaker St., Swoyersville; 1-6 p.m., Wright Township Fire Hall, 477 S. Main Road, Mountain Top.

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LUZERNE COUNTY: The Wyoming Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross hosts community blood drives throughout the month. Donors who are 17 years of age or older, weigh at least 1 10 pounds and are in relatively good health or 16 years old and have a parental permission form completed, may give blood every 56 days. To learn more about how to donate blood or platelets or to schedule a blood donation, call 1-800-REDCROSS (733-2767). In addition to those listed below, blood drives are conducted at the American Red Cross Regional Blood Center, 29 New Commerce Blvd., Hanover Industrial Estates, Ashley, Mondays and Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; and Sundays from 7:30 a.m.noon. Appointments are suggested but walk-ins are accepted. Platelet appointments can be made by calling 823-7164, ext. 2235. Blood Drives also take place from 9 a.m.-noon on the first and third Monday of each month at the Hazleton

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HEALTH CLINIC: Registration 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, former Seton Catholic High School, 37 William St., Pittston. Basic health care and information provided. Call 954-0645.

rol. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that owning a pet can decrease cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure. 8. Pets can help comfort children. Child psychologists have found that pets can be very comforting to children and help them develop empathy. They have also been found to help autistic children with socialization. So for those of you with pets, continue to enjoy the hidden health benefits of your furry friends. And for those of you thinking of getting one — do so. Pet ownership may be a path to your good health.

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Ceremony will commemorate Korean War ending Matthew M. Richards II Meghan K. Hines Matthew Mark Richards II, son of Matthew and Jennifer Richards, Dallas, celebrated his sixth birthday on July 18. Matthew is a grandson of Ann Etter and Bruce and Catherine Richards, WilkesBarre. He is a great-grandson of Sandy Richards, Luzerne; the late Stanley and Helen Szczupski, Wilkes-Barre Township; the late Fred and Brenda Phillips, Wilkes-Barre; and the late John and Christine Richards, Luzerne. He has a brother, Tyler, 2.

Meghan Katherine Hines, daughter of Katherine and Robert Hines, Mountain Top, is celebrating her 14th birthday today, July 19. Meghan is a granddaughter of Dorothy Farrell, Wilkes-Barre; the late Gene Farrell; and the late Robert Hines and the late Anna Hines. She has two sisters, Elizabeth, 12, and Erin, 10.

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The 58th anniversary of the end of the Korean War will be commemorated by the Korean War Veterans Association of Wyoming Valley at 1 1 a.m. on Saturday on the south lawn of the Luzerne County Courthouse, North River Street, Wilkes-Barre. In the event of inclement weather the ceremony will take place inside the courthouse. The principal speaker is Dr. Jere Packard, a Marine Corps veteran and past president of Wyoming Seminary Preparatory School. Special remarks will be provided by Vince Riccardo, staff assistant to the director of the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains Township. The ceremony will pay special homage to prisoners of war, the wounded and the 142 servicemen from Luzerne County who were killed in action during the threeyear ‘Forgotten War,’ and the 33 soldiers from the federalized 109th Field Artillery, Pennsylvania National Guard, who were enroute for deployment when killed in a train wreck in Ohio. Committee members organizing the event, from left, are Neno Sartini; Joe Sincavage, commander; Victor Habib; and Bob Alper, public affairs officer and ceremony chairman.

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a.m. to 1 p.m. Business hours are Monday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wish List: donations of cat food, cleaning supplies, paper products, and blankets are in need.

Emma J. Solomon, daughter of Jenny and Rick Solomon, Luzerne, is celebrating her seventh birthday today, July 19. Emma is a granddaughter of Helen Solomon, Forty Fort, and Ralph and Alice Lepore, Exeter. She is a great-granddaughter of Ralph and Regina Lepore, Exeter. Emma has a sister, Ava, 3.

NEWS FOR VETERANS LUZERNE COUNTY: The Luzerne County Commissioners and the Luzerne County Veteran Affairs office is organizing a free chartered bus trip for Luzerne County veterans interested in attending the Recruit Military Opportunity Expo job fair taking place July 28 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. This is a free hiring event for veterans who already have civilian work experience, men and women who are transitioning from active duty to civilian life, members of the National Guard and reserves, and military spouses. For reservations and for

more information, contact Jim Spagnola, director of Luzerne County Veteran Affairs, at 706-3975. Participants must also preregister for the job fair at recruitmilitary.com. PITTSTON: Ruth Gonzalez, veterans’ employment representative from the PA Luzerne County CareerLink, will be at the Veterans of the Vietnam War Headquarters, 603 S. Township Blvd., from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on July 26. Gonzalez will help veterans with unemployment, job searches, state and federal civil service opportunities, local jobs, resume assistance, information on education training options and more. Appointments are not required. Call 1-800-843-8626 for more information.

Redeemer students attend presentation on chastity Team Woodlands places in ‘Bartender Olympics’ Employees from the Woodlands Inn & Resort and Evolution night club won $500 and earned second place in a ‘Bartender Olympics.’ The bartenders donated their winnings to the American Diabetes Association. ‘Team Woodlands’ presenting the check to Dawn Fernandez, associate director, American Diabetes Association, are Jen Chang, marketing intern; Simone Allen, bartender; Jason Harris, bartender; Kimberly Eckhar, bartender; Melissa Reynolds, bartender; and Jeanne Stanton, manager.

Holy Redeemer High School students hosted two internationally known speakers during an assembly on ‘Chastity – A Choice for Life.’ Speakers were Molly Kelly and Mark Houck, from The King’s Men in Quakertown. Caroline Jones, a student at Holy Redeemer, also participated. She is an award winner in the regional History Day contest and will compete in the state contest with her performance ‘Norma McCorvey’s Personal Struggle: A Monologue Regarding the Pro-Choice/Pr-Life Debate,’ and will be a speaker at the Pennsylvanians for Life’s Pro-Life Dinner later this year. From left are Anita Sirak, Holy Redeemer principal; Jones; Houck; Kelly; Catherine Podczaski, Holy Redeemer theology faculty member and Pro-Life Club adviser; and the Rev. John Victoria, Holy Redeemer chaplain.

‘Car Cruz,’ Applebee’s raising awareness of 109th unit’s history

The 109th Artillery Heritage Association and Applebee’s in Wilkes-Barre Township will host ‘Car Cruz’ events from 6-9 p.m. Aug. 15 and Sept. 19 to raise awareness about the 109th Field Artillery’s rich history. There will be various giveaways, prizes awarded for Best on Display, and members of the Heritage Association will be available to answer questions about the field artillery unit. Applebee’s manager Neil Marcen was presented the American Patriot Award in recognition of his sustained support of Army National Guard soldiers. For more information on these events, call Bob Daubert at 8247015 or visit the 109th Artillery Heritage Association on Facebook for event photos. Representatives, first row, are Billy McGuiness, Marcen, Sgt. 1st Class John Paul Karpovich, and Sgt. 1st Class Bob Lemanski. Second row: Jerry Yakobitis, Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Lipo, David Kline, and Daubert.

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KINGSTON: Kingston Senior Center, 680 Wyoming Ave., will have a “Show and Tell” event at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Editor’s Note: Information for Thursday is Country Westthis column may be sent to peoern Day. Members are encourple@timesleader.com or Senior News, The Times Leader, 15 N. aged you to dress accordingly. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 1871 1. To Lunch begins at 11:40 a.m. ensure accuracy, information “Dedra and Al” will provide must be typed or computerentertainment from noon to 1 generated. The deadline is each p.m. Thursday at noon for all copy. For New members are being more information, contact Miaccepted. For more informachele Harris at 829-7245. tion, call 287-1102. EDWARDSVILLE: The Edwardsville Senior Center, 57 MOUNTAIN TOP: An AARP Russell St., will host glaucoma Driver Safety refresher class screenings by the Association sponsored by the Marian Suthof the Blind from 10 to 11:30 erland Kirby Library from 10 a.m. today. a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Thursday at For more information, call Jim at 287-3381. See SENIORS, Page 4C

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TUNKHANNOCK: The Wyoming County Senior Center, 101 Dymond Terrace, will host the Sadie Green Sales Jug Band at 3:30 p.m. today. Glaucoma screenings by the Greater Wilkes-Barre Association for the Blind will be offered Wednesday. Thursday is Country Day. Members are invited to dress in western attire. An identity theft program presented by representatives of the attorney general’s office and state Rep. Karen Bobeck will take place Friday. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 836-2324. The shuffleboard team will play at Tunkhannock on Monday.

Allied Services Integrated Health System sponsored a Lee Silverman Voice Treatment certification course on campus. Sixty physical therapists, physical therapy aides, and occupational therapists who will practice at Heinz Rehab, WilkesBarre Township, Allied Rehab and Allied Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Scranton, and the Home Health Division and at outpatient clinics throughout the region participated. LSVT BIG is a proven treatment for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Instructors with representatives of the Allied Services divisions, from left, are Jenny Tuccitto, instructor; Cynthia Fox, Ph.D., instructor; Mike Irizarry, home health therapist; Michelle Donahoe, outpatient therapist; Angela Prushinski, skilled nursing therapist; Michelle Hyde, inpatient therapist; Kathy Chupka, inpatient therapist; Michelle Stark, outpatient therapist; Heather Cianci, instructor, Kathleen Salik, therapist.

WILKES-BARRE: Glaucoma screenings by the Greater WilkesBarre Association for the Blind will be offered at 10 a.m. today at the Charles T. Adams Senior Center, 5 E. Market St. Thursday from noon to 4 p.m. is Country Day. A Christmas in July Party will take place Monday. For more information, call 825-3484.

St. Jude students serenade parents, grandparents who volunteer at school

WILKES-BARRE: The Rainbow Seniors of Wilkes-Barre will meet at 1 p.m. today at Albright United Methodist Church, Dana and Grove streets. Servers are PITTSTON: Tobyhanna Army Bernice Krasnahill, Ted and Joan Depot retirees will meet at 8 a.m. Krasnahill, and Betty Krasnahill. on Wednesday at Perkins Restau- New members are invited to rant & Bakery, state Route 315. attend. All TAD retirees and current employees are invited. For more WILKES-BARRE TWP.: The information call Bernie Petrasek RCA Nipper Club will convene at at 287-9093 or 239-1682 bjpe1 p.m. Wednesday at Old Country tra@juno.com. Buffet, East End Centre.

Several classes at St. Jude School presented a musical program for parents and grandparents who volunteer at the school. Two of their selections were ‘Hukilau,’ a Hawaiian song about a fishing party, and ‘The Pirate Adventure,’ about treasure hunting. Some of the members of the second- and thirdgrade classes, first row, are Ashleigh Button, Sarah Stettler, Ella Urosevich, and Tea Amerise. Second row: Gabrielle Tammarine, Aubrey Ayre, Anna Capaci, Aaliyeh Sayed and Lauren Patrick. Third row: Anthony Strish, Cameron Chalk, Dominic Alberti and Alex Rymar.

WYOMING: The WyomingWest Wyoming Seniors will have its annual picnic today at the Daley Park pavilion, Shoemaker Avenue, West Wyoming. Dinner will be served at noon. Bingo and games will be played. There will be no meeting. The next meeting is at 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 2 at St Monica Parish. Servers are Ann Koaloski, Mary Mattani and Charlotte Piezala. New members are invited. Parking is available for the handicapped. Members celebrated the birthday of Ann Stashak at a recent meeting. Fifty-fifty winners were Mickey DeSalvo, Paul Delaney, Theresa Kennedy and Eleanor Seneski. The jackpot winner was Donna Pocceschi.

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Dear Freaked Out: Kissing isn’t a competitive sport, so stop worrying that you won’t measure up. A kiss doesn’t have to be the way it’s portrayed in the movies, with heavy breathing and mouths agape. Whether a guy wants to kiss you isn’t as important as whether you WANT him to kiss you. If you do, all you have to do is close your eyes, tilt your head a bit to the side and lean in. He will take care of the rest.

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Southern readers rise in force to defend their use of the word ‘y’all’ Dear Abby: “Keeping It Real in Laguna Beach, Calif.” (May 27), who is embarrassed by the dialects of his Southern relatives, should learn some Southern hospitality! Yes, we may say “Ma and Pa,” “y’all,” “yonder” and “I reckon,” but we would not laugh or be embarrassed if a California relative came to visit. We’d be overjoyed and welcoming. “K.I.R.,” get off your high horse and get over yourself! If you visited, we’d show you around town, take you to see friends and relatives, and smother you with affection. We’d have big family gatherings, sit on the front porch and drink lemonade. We would never

DEAR ABBY ADVICE ridicule your different accent. Come spend some time with us “hicks.” We welcome everyone and are glad to have you. We’ll serve you white gravy and homemade buttermilk biscuits, pecan pie and sweet tea. And when you leave, we’ll give you a big, air-constricting hug and some “sugar” (Southern slang for kisses) and say, “Y’all come back now, ya hear?” — Georgia Girl Dear Georgia Girl: To heck with “K.I.R.” — invite me! You’ll be pleased to know your fellow south-

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Dear Abby: I’m guessing the country folk are having fun with him. I have a master’s degree in English and can quote Milton and Yeats. But around snobs like this, I’d go all “Jed Clampett” so fast he’d think he’s been slogwalloped by a she-critter without no young-uns. — Brian in North Carolina Dear Abby: That fool can kiss my grits! — Kaye in Virginia To receive a collection of Abby’s most memorable — and most frequently requested — poems and essays, send a business-sized, self-addressed envelope, plus check or money order for $3.95 ($4.50 in Canada) to: Dear Abby’s “Keepers,” P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Postage is included.)

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Articles of Incorporation for American Landscaping, Inc. were filed with and approved by the Department of State of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on June 29, 2011. The corporation has been incorporated under provisions of the Pennsylvania Business Corporation Law of 1988, as amended. Joseph S. Falchek, Esquire 412 Mill Street Plains, Pennsylvania 18705-2818

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2. Harveys Lake Zoning Board will hear testimony on the application of Kevin and Julie Carty regarding a property at 202 Lakeside Drive, Harveys Lake, PA 18618. Applicant is requesting relief from both the height and rear yard setback limits for an unattached accessory building in an R-2 zoning district. Regulations are detailed in Section 302.2 (A) (B).

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Harveys Lake Zoning Hearing Board will hear testimony on the application of Melania & James Serfass regarding a neighboring property at Pole-9, Harveys Lake, PA 18618. Applicant is appealing the decision of the Zoning Officer and contends that the Zoning Officer should take action to require the owner of Pole-9, Jay & Molly Crossin, to alter construction solely on information received from the applicant.

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the provisions of the Fictitious Names Act of December 16, 1982, P.L. 1309, as amended and as supplemented (54 Pa. C.S.A. §301 et seq.), Keat’s Pub, INc., 92 Govier Street, WilkesBarre, Pennsylvania, has filed with the Office of Secretary of the Commonwealth at Harrisburg PA on April 18, 2011, an Application to conduct business under the assumed or fictitious name of: Keat’s Pub The principal office/place of business to be carried on in the nature of a tavern and restaurant business, under or through the fictitious name is: 114 Bowman Street, Wilkes-Barre Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 18705.

1. Harveys Lake Zoning Hearing Board will hear testimony on the application of Kate Finnerty regarding a property at 47 O’Donnell Lane, Harveys Lake, PA 18618. Applicant is requesting relief from Section 503.4 (C) (E), front and side yard setback, in the R-2 zoning district.

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LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Articles of Incorporation for KEAT’S PUB, INC. were filed with and approved by the Department of State of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on April 18, 2011. The corporation has been incorporated under the provisions of the Pennsylvania Business Corporation Law of 1988, as amended. Joseph S. Falchek, Esquire 412 Mill Street Plains, Pennsylvania 18705-2818 ESTATE NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Letters of Administration have been issued to Wesley Alan Lauer of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Administrator of the Estate of Bruce M. Lauer, Deceased, who died on June 24, 2011, late of Kingston, 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 Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0075

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PONTIAC `98 GRAND PRIX SE 112,000 miles, $1,750 (570) 655-5404

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HONDA`09 RECON

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YAMAHA`02 GRIZZLY 660, Limited edition, 22 inch ITP, Chrome wheels. $3,500 Or best offer. (570)333-4236

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CADILLAC `94 DEVILLE SEDAN

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BMW `02 330

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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

BMW `99 M3with Convertible

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11 AUDI S5 QUATTRO Convertible. Sprint blue, 2 tone black/brown leather int. 19” alloys, 330HP turbo (AWD) 08 CHRYSLER 300 SILVER V6 08 FORD FUSION SE grey, auto, V6 08 CHEVY IMPALA LT Dove grey, alloys, V6 08 BUICK LACROSSE CXL, Silver/grey leather, sunroof 07 AUDI S4 QUATTRO silver, black leather, 6 speed, 4.2v8, (AWD) 06 DODGE STRATUS XXT RED. 05 CHEVY MALIBU Maxx White, grey learther, sunroof 05 JAGUAR X-TYPE 3.0, hunter green, tan leather (AWD) 04 NISSAN ALTIMA SL 3.5 white, black leather, sun roof 01 VOLVO V70 STATION WAGON, blue/grey, leather, AWD 01 AUDI S8 QUATRO Burg./tan lthr., Nav., 360 HP, AWD 01 AUDI A8 L green, tan leather nav., AWD 00 CADILLAC CATERA silver/blk leather, sunroof, 56K 00 NISSAN ALTIMA GXE Blue/grey leather, auto, 4cyl. 99 CHRYSLER CONCORDE gold 98 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS black 98 SUBARU LEGACY SW white, auto, 4 cyl. (AWD) 98 HONDA CIVIC EX, 2 dr, auto, silver

SUVS, VANS, TRUCKS, 4 X4’s

08 CADILLAC ESCALADE Blk/Blk leather, 3rd seat, Navgtn, 4x4 07 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN SXT Blue grey leather, 7 passenger mini van 06 BUICK RENDVEOUS Ultra blue, tan leather, 3rd seat AWD 06 PONTIAC TORRANT Black (AWD) 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 4X4 SPORT white, V6, 05 GMC ENVOY SLT grey, black leather, 4x4 05 CHEVY EQUINOX LS Black, AWD 05 GMC JIMMY ENVOY SLE, Silver, 3rd seat, 4x4 05 FORD ESCAPE XLT Silver 4 x4 05 BUICK RANIER CXL gold, tan, leather, sunroof (AWD) 05 GMC SIERRA X-Cab, blk, auto, 4x4 truck 04 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER LS blue, 4x4 04 DODGE DURANGO SLT hemi, blue/ grey, 3rd seat, 4x4 04 CHEVY SUBURBAN LS, pewter silver, 3rd seat, 4x4 04 LINCOLN AVIATOR pearl white, grey leather, 3rd seat, AWD 04 FORD F-150 Heritage, X-cab, blk, auto, 4x4 04 NISSAN XTERRA SE blue, auto, 4x4 03 FORD XLS ESCAPE yellow, 4x4 03 FORD WINDSTAR LX blue, 4 door mini van 3 CHEVY 1500, V8, X-cab, white, 4x4 7 pass. mini van 01 VOLVO V70 AWD, station wagon, blue grey leather, 84k miles. 99 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO, grey, auto, 4x4 98 EXPLORER XLT Blue grey leather, sunroof, 4x4 95 CHEVY 1500 XCAB TRUCK, green 4 x 4 95 GMC JIMMY 2 door, purple 4x4

CADILLAC `02 DEVILLE 84K miles. Charcoal

with tan leather interior. Recent head gaskets & water pump. Drives great. $3,750. Call 570-417-5979

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

CADILLAC ‘06 STS

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

CHEVY `06 COLORADO

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

412 Autos for Sale

412 Autos for Sale

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CHEVY `03 BLAZER LS 4WD 2 door

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

‘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

From an Exotic, Private Collection

Call 570-650-0278 CENTRAL CITY MOTORS

$6,280

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

CHEVY `04 CAVALIER

All Guaranteed Bumper to Bumper For 30 Days

570-779-3890 570-829-5596

CHEVROLET `00 CORVETTE

Sedan. 4 cylinder auto. Green. 128k miles. A/C, cruise, power locks, ABS. $4,499 or best offer. Call 570-704-8685

CHEVY `05 EQUINOX

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. $13,750. 570-362-1910

GET THE WORD OUT with a Classified Ad. 570-829-7130

CHRYSLER `05 SEBRING LX Low mileage, blue, 2 door, automatic. Excellent condition $7,000 (570) 740-7446

CHRYSLER `92 L B E

ARON

CONVERTIBLE

SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY

(570) 696-0424

Boat? Car? Truck? Motorcycle? Airplane? Whatever it is, sell it with a Classified ad. 570-829-7130

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

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

CHEVROLET `98 CAMARO Excellent condition.

3.8L, V8 automatic with overdrive. T-top convertible. Bright purple metallic with dark grey cloth interior. Only 38,200 miles. New battery. Tinted windows. Monsoon premium audio system with DVD player. $6,500 (570) 436-7289

CHEVROLET ‘06 CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE

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

FORD ‘02 MUSTANG top. 6,500 miles. One Owner. Excellent Condition. $18,500 570-760-5833

FORD ‘08 MUSTANG GT convertible. 23k low miles. 1 owner. $13,500

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FORD ‘08 MUSTANG

V6 convertible. Auto. Power windows & locks. 44K. Very Clean. $14,980

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

HARLEY DAVIDSON `08 NIGHTSTER Orange / Black, low miles $7,700

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

HONDA `07 CIVIC

Needs engine seals 56K Original Miles. Radiant Red. Mint condition, new paint, automatic, new battery, tune up, brakes, top. Runs well, needs some work. $1,400 firm (347) 452-3650 (In Mountain Top)

CHRYSLER ‘06 300C HEMI

Light green, 18,000 miles, loaded, leather, wood trim, $24,000. 570-222-4960 leave message V-8. 5.7 liter. 345 Horse Power. Automatic. 56,000 miles. Pewter metallic. Hatch Back. Glass top. Air conditioning. Leather interior. Power seat, locks & windows. Bose AM/FM stereo. Cassette/CD Player. Very good to excellent condition. $19,700

FORD `90 MUSTANG GT

Must See. Sharp! Black, new directional tires, excellent inside / outside, factory stock, very clean, must see to appreciate. $9,000 or best offer. For more information, call 570-269-0042 Leave Message

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700 Sans Souci Highway WE SELL FOR LESS!! ‘10 DODGE CARAVAN SXT 32K, Power sliding doors, Factory warranty! $18,399 ‘09 DODGE CALIBER SXT 2.0 Automatic, 24k Factory Warranty! $13,899 ‘08 HONDA RIDGELINE RTL 32K, Factory Warranty, Leather Sunroof $24,399 ‘08 JEEP LIBERTY SPORT 4X4 34K, Red $16,399 ‘08 CHEVY IMAPALA LS 4 door, only 37K! 5 Year / 100K Factory Warranty! $13,599 ‘07 CHEVY IMPALA LS 4 door, only 45k / 5 Year 100K Factory Warranty! $11,499 01 LINCOLN TOWN CAR, Executive, 74K $6,899 TITLE TAGS FULL NOTARY SERVICE 6 M ONTH WARRANTY

DODGE `06 STRATUS

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

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

FORD `05 RANGER X-Cab V6 Auto 2WD; $5,980

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

FORD `07 MUSTANG

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

FORD `87 F150

116k, rebuilt transmission, new radiator. Runs great. $1,250. Call 570-864-2339

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LEXUS `98 LS 400

MERCEDES-BENZ

Excellent condition, 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`06 TOWN CAR LIMITED Fully loaded.

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

WANTED!

ALL JUNK CARS! CA$H PAID

570-301-3602

MAZDA `08 MIATA MX-5 CONVERTIBLE

Red. Power steering, auto, AC, CD. ONLY 5,300 MILES. $18,500 (570) 883-0143

MAZDA 2 `11 Low mileage, 197

miles. Selling due to death in family. Lime green. Loaded. $15,500. Call 570-788-4354

SUBARU `05 LEGACY SPORT AWD

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

`02 SLK-320

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

MERCEDES-BENZ `06 C-CLASS Silver with leather

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

MERCEDES-BENZ `95 SL 500 Convertible, with removable hard top, dark Blue, camel interior, Summer Driving Only, Garage Kept. Very Good Condition, No Accidents. Classy Car. Price Reduced! $13,995 or trade for SUV or other. 570-388-6669

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 ‘01 GRAND MARQUIS 58k miles. 1 owner $5995.

‘09 HONDA ACCORD 12k miles, 1 owner. $18,900 570-655-3344 570-362-1644

TOYOTA `03 SOLARA

Coupe. Auto. Silver. Power windows & locks. A/C. Satellite radio, CD. $6,200. Call 570-899-5076

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AUTOMOTIVE 12 volt back up camera kit $40. 12 volt blue tooth $40. 12 volt travel refrigerator holds 6 six packs $35. 570-675-7024 TRUCK CAP for small pickup truck, excellent condition. $275.570-760-4830

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HYUNDAI ‘03 ELANTRA 4 cylinder,

automatic, cd, 1 owner. Economy Car! $3,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

KIA `08 RONDO

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

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HYUNDAI `04 TIBURON GT

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

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WANTED

KIA ‘08 RIO LX

Sedan, automatic, low miles $11,650

Only 55K. Brand new tires, plugs, wires, oil. Excellent Condition. $7,495 (570) 562-1963

FORD `04 MUSTANG Mach I, 40th

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PONTIAC ‘99 SUNFIRE 4 door, 4 cylinder, automatic. $1,950

FORD ‘96 RANGER Pickup, 4 cylinder,

automatic, $1,650

OLDSMOBILE ‘99 INTRIGUE 4 door, 6 cylinder, automatic, $1,650

FORD ‘95 EXPLORER

4 door, 6 cylinder, automatic, 4 wheel drive, $1,650 Current Inspection On All Vehicles DEALER 570-825-8253

LEXUS `08 IS 250

AWD Sedan. 17,200 miles. No accidents. Perfect condition. Black with leather. V6 Automatic. Moonroof. 27 MPG. Never seen snow. $26,800 (570) 814-1436

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Most with Pwr. Leather Heated Seats, Moonroof, Keyless Entry, ABS, Rear Defogger, 6 Disc CD, Satellite Radio TO CHOOSE LOW MILES! FROM STARTING STARTING AT AT

AU1639- Cruise Control, CD, Air Conditioning, Keyless Entry, Rear Air, Moonroof, DVD Player, Navigation System

LOW MILES!

Most with Pwr. Leather Heated Seats, Keyless Entry w/Keypad, Rear Defogger, 6 Disc CD, Parking Sensors, Heated Mirrors, Cruise

TO CHOOSE MILES UNDER FROM 10K! STARTING STARTING AT AT

Most with Cruise Control, AM/FM/CD, Air, Leather Seats, Keyless Entry, Heated Mirrors, Parking Sensors, ABS

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Most with Cruise Control, AM/FM/CD, Air, Leather Seats, Keyless Entry, 3rd Row Seat, Tow Package

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Most with Cruise Control, AM/FM/CD, Air Conditioning, Moonroof, Keyless Entry, Tilt Wheel, Traction Control, ABS, Roof Rack

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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. 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 JULY 31, 2011.

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TIMES LEADER www.timesleader.com 412 Autos for Sale

MINI COOPER `06 Chili red, with

white bonnet stripes, roof and mirror caps. Original owner with 29,000 mi. Auto. Cold Weather Pkg. Dynamic Stability Control. Front fog lamps. Rain-sensing wipers. Black leather interior. Asking $14,900 FUN TO DRIVE! 570-674-5673

MINI COOPER S `06

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

MINI COOPER`08 CLUBMAN Ssilver Sparkling

metallic. Roof and mirror caps in black. Black leather interior. Automatic steptronic paddles. Dual moon roof. Cold weather package. Dynamic stability control. Excellent Condition. 33,600 miles. Just Serviced. 30 MPG City. Factory warranty to 50K miles. $20,995 (570) 472-9909 (570) 237-1062

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

PONTIAC ‘03 VIBE GT 4 cylinder, 6-speed, cd, sunroof, 1 owner. Sharp Sharp Car! $5,495 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

PONTIAC `05 GRAND PRIX

Sedan. White. Great condition. Sunroof, tan leather interior. Recently maintained. 70k miles. $5,000. Call 570-954-7459

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

PONTIAC ‘07 VIBE Automatic, moonroof, AWD $10,740

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

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

PORSCHE `02 BOXSTER S 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

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

SATURN ‘05 ION 4 cylinder,

automatic, cd, 1 owner. Extra Clean! $3,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

SUBARU `98

OUTBACK WAGON 155,000 miles.

New Tires. $5,000. (570) 899-8725

SUBARU ‘05 LEGACY 2.5i Limited AWD,

Excellent Condition, Dark Blue, Loaded with features such as sun roof and heated seats. Manual 5-speed transmission. 116,000 accidentfree highway miles. Asking $7,500. Call 570-575-0656

412 Autos for Sale

TOYOTA `10

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

415 Autos-Antique & Classic

415 Autos-Antique & Classic

1949 DESOTO CUTOM 4 DOOR SEDAN

PORSCHE ‘78 911 SC TARGA 60,000 miles. 5

TOYOTA `10 COROLLA

LE. Grey. 20K miles. Auto. Air. Keyless entry. Power. Warranty. Like new. $14,900. Call 570-878-9234

TOYOTA ‘07 CAMRY LE 4 cylinder sedan, automatic $15,545

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

VOLKSWAGEN `01 GTI

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

VOLKSWAGEN `04 BEETLE CONVERTIBLE

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 ‘04 XC70

Cross Country, All Wheel Drive $9,982

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

415 Autos-Antique & Classic

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

CHEVROLET `69 NOVA 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)

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

CHEVROLET `81 CORVETTE Very good condi-

tion. 350 engine, classic silver with black bottom trim, all original, registered as an antique vehicle, removable mirror tops. 66,000 miles, chrome wheels & tires in very good shape, leather interior, garage kept. Must see to appreciate. Asking $9,000 or willing to trade for a newer Pontoon boat. Call 570-545-6057

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

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

FORD `52 COUNTRY SEDAN CUSTOM LINE

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

LINCOLN `66 CONTINENTAL

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

LINCOLN `88 TOWN CAR 61,000 original

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

MAZDA `88 RX-7 CONVERTIBLE

1 owner, garage kept, 65k original miles, black with grey leather interior, all original & never seen snow. $7,995. Call 570-237-5119

MERCEDES BENZ `74 450 SE

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

MERCEDES-BENZ `88 420 SEL

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

OLDSMOBILE `68 DELMONT DRASTICALLY

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

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

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

FORD SALEEN ‘04 281 SC Coupe

STUDEBAKER ‘31 Rumble seat,

CHEVY`75 CAMARO 350 V8. Original

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

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Coupe Good condition. Call for details (570) 881-7545

speed. Air. Power windows. Metallic brown. Saddle Interior. Meticulous original owner. Garaged. New Battery. Inspected. Excellent Condition. $25,000. OBO (610) 797-7856 (484) 264-2743

VW CLASSIC `72 KARMANN GHIA Restoration

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

WANTED: PONTIAC `78 FIREBIRD Formula 400

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

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Boats & Marinas

ALUM V-TRAILER 14”

15 Evinrude/55 lb. min. anchor, oars, seats, etc. Ready to go, just add poles & bait. $2,995. 570-751-8689

CUSTOM CREST 15’

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

PRICE REDUCED! $2,400 NEGOTIABLE

570-417-3940

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

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

BOAT SPACE NEEDED

Looking for a place near Harveys Lake to park boat for summer. 570-784-8697

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Boat Parts/ Supplies

LADDER Folding boat ladder, three steps, in excellent condition, $10 Call 570-328-5611 or 570-328-5506 RIGGERS: 2 cannon uni troll down riggers swivel bases & weights avail. - $250. FISH FINDER hummingbird wide 100. $40 firm. GAS TANK: 3 gallon quicksilver plastic gas tank with fuel line $20. 570-262.0716

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Commercial Trucks & Equipment

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

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

DUMP TRAILER ‘05 10 yards, 4 ton limit, very good condition. Asking $3,900 Also, E-350. Cheap For more info, call 973-906-8404

FORD ‘99 E350 BUCKET VAN Triton V8. 2 speed

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

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Motorcycles

‘96 HONDA American Classic

Edition. 1100 cc. 1 owner, under 20,000 miles. Yellow and white, extra chrome, VNH exhaust, bags, lights, MC jack, battery tender, helmets. Asking $3500 570-288-7618

BMW ‘07 K1200 GT Low mileage. Many extras. Clean. $9,500 (570) 646-2645

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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Motorcycles

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

HARLEY DAVIDSON `03

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

SUNLINE `06 SOLARIS

Kawasaki` 93 ZX11D NINJA LIKE NEW 8900 Original

miles. Original owner. V@H Exhaust and Computer. New tires. $4,100. 570-574-3584

SUZUKI `07 C50T CRUISER HARLEY DAVIDSON `07 Road King Classic FLHRC. Burgundy / EXCELLENT Cream. Driver & Passenger back rest, grips, battery CONDITION tender, cover. Willie Windshield, Bags,

G accessories. 19k miles. $14,400 or best offer. Call 262-993-4228

HARLEY DAVIDSON 01’ SPORTSTER

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

SUZUKI ‘77

GS 750 Needs work.

$1,200 or best offer 570-855-9417 570-822-2508

883 cubic inch motor, Paco rigid frame, extended & raked. Low miles. $5,000 or best offer.(973) 271-1030

HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘03 DYNA WIDE GLIDE

Golden Anniversary. Silver/Black. New Tires. Extras. Excellent Condition. 19,000 miles $10,000. 570-639-2539

HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘05 SCREAMING EAGLE V-ROD& Black. Orange

Used as a show bike. Never abused. 480 miles. Excellent condition. Asking $18,000 or best offer. Call 570-876-4034

HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘05 V-ROD VRSCA

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

HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘08 SPORTSTER XL 1200 Low Rider.

6,700 miles. Lots of chrome & extras. Perfect condition. $8,000 or best offer (570) 709-8773

HARLEY DAVIDSON 2006 NIGHTTRAIN

SPECIAL EDITION #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 $20,000 or best offer. Call 570-876-4034

HSoft ARLEY DAVIDSON ‘80 riding FLH. King of the Highway! Mint original 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

HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘92 DAYTONA DYNA SPECIAL EDITION

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

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

KAWASAKI ‘05 NINJA 500R. 3300

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

POLARIS ‘00 VICTORY CRUISER 14,000 miles,

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

UNITED MOTORS ‘08 MATRIX 2 SCOOTER

150cc. Purple & grey in color. 900 miles. Bought brand new. Paid $2,000. Asking $1,600 or best offer. (570) 814-3328 or (570) 825-5133

YAMAHA `04 V-STAR

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

Travel Trailer. 29’, mint condition, 1 slide out a/c-heat. Stove, microwave, fridge, shower inside & out. Many more extras, including hitch equipment and sway bars. Reduced. $12,500. 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

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

YAMAHA ‘97 ROYALSTAR 1300

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

YAMAHA ‘97 ROYALSTAR 1300

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

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‘96 SUNLINE TRAILER

23’. Excellent condition. Sleeps 3 or 4 people. $6,000 negotiable. 570-453-3358

DUTCHMAN 96’ 5TH WHEEL with slideout & sun

room built on. Set up on permanent site in Wapwallopen. Comes with many extras. $6,500. (570) 829-1419 or (570) 991-2135

EQUIPMENT/BOBCAT TRAILER

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

FLAGSTAFF `08 CLASSIC

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

NEWMAR 36’ MOUNTAIN AIRE

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

wheels. Built-in Loading ramps. 3,000 lb gross weight. $350. Call 570-655-1129

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Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

CHEVY ‘03 TRAILBLAZER LTZ

4WD, V6, leather, auto, moonroof $11,990

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

CHEVY 06 EQUINOX LT $12,880

CHEVROLET `05 SILVERADO LT Z71 Extended cab,

CHEVROLET `10 SILVERADO 1500

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

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

CHEVY ‘00 ASTRO CARGO VAN Automatic, V6

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

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

CHEVY ‘05 BLAZER 2 Door. Auto. V-6.

CD. Extra Sharp. $5,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

CHEVY `00 SILVERADO

1500. 4x4. 8’ box. Auto. A/C. 121K miles. $5,995. 570-332-1121

CHEVY `10 SILVERADO 4 Door Crew Cab

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

CHRYSLER `07 PACIFICA 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

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

DODGE 05 MAGNUM Clean Car. Local

CHEVY ‘95 BLAZER

Trade-in. $12,861

4 door. Teal. 92K miles. New inspection. $3,895

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

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Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

FORD `97 DIESEL

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

FORD ‘03 TARUS SES Moonroof. Air

conditioning. 1 year warranty. New inspection. $4,995

Collect cash, not dust! Clean out your basement, garage or attic and call the Classified department today at 570829-7130!

GMC `04 4500

DODGE ‘07 NITRO Low Mileage! $17,448

CHEVY ‘99 S10 PICKUP Extended cab. 4x4. Excellent condition. $4,295

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

CHEVY`05TRAILBLAZER 1518 8th Street Carverton, PA Near Francis Slocum St. Park

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

DODGE ‘06 DAKOTA QUAD CAB SLT 4X4 Automatic, CD

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

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

DODGE `05 DAKOTA

SLT Club Cab. 4 wheel drive. V8 auto. Blue. 49k miles. Many extras. Garage kept. Excellent condition. $14,000 negotiable 570-430-1396

DODGE `94 CARAVAN 6 cylinder, auto,

front wheel drive, excellent condition. Asking $2,800 or best offer (570) 655-2664

CHEVY `04 EXPRESS 2500 DODGE `99 CARAVAN Series. 6.0 Litre V8. SE. 2 sliding doors. Heavy Duty version. Excellent cargo van. 85K miles. Excellent condition. $8,700 570-829-4548 or 570-417-5991

DODGE `99 DURANGO SLT 5.9 V8, Kodiak

Silver Ice Cold Air $4,295

automatic. 4x4. Black with grey leather interior. Heated seats. 59,000 miles. New Michelin tires. $16,000 (570) 477-3297

matic, 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.

Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

DODGE ‘02 CARAVAN

BUICK `05 RENDEZVOUS CX HARD TO FIND!!

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

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

Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

CHEVROLET `09 EQUINOXmileage, LS YAMAHA ‘1975 80 Low Antique. Very good 16,000 miles, auto-

SPEEDWAY TRAILER Q-LINK LEGACY `09 4’x8’, steel. 12” 250 automatic. Gun

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

442 RVs & Campers

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

DODGE `99 DAKOTA SPORT 4 X 4, extended

cab, 117,000 miles, new inspection, just serviced, oil, trans flushed, new fluid transfer case & axels, cooling system flushed. $6,599.00 Call 693-1262 after 5:00 PM

Duramax Diesel engine. Aluminum 16’ft Mickey box truck; allison automatic transmission; heavy duty tuck-away lift gate with roll up rear door; translucent roof; exhaust brakes; inside adjustable mirrors; Oak floor; new heavy duty batteries and new tires; under CDL. Excellent condition. 114k miles. $17,500 OBO

Trailmobile Storage Trailer

FORDAutomatic, ‘97 F-150 4X4

4.2L V6, AC Economical Work Truck! $4,995 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

FORD `04 EXPLORER

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

FORD `04 FREESTAR Limited. Leather. 7

passenger.Remote doors. DVD player, premium sound. Rear A/C. 57,800 miles. $8,995. Call 570-947-0771

FORD `04 FREESTAR

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

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.

53 ft long. Coupler height 47.5’; height 13’6’’; width 96’’. Inside height 10’. Shelving inside length of trailer. Two 36” out swinging double doors. $2,400 OBO (570) 855-7197 (570) 328-3428

GMC `93 PICKUP

SLE Package. Very Clean. 105,000 miles. $3,500. (570) 283-3184

GMC `99 SUBURBAN

Champagne exterior, leather interior, power windows & locks, 4 wheel drive. $3,685. Call 570-362-4080

GMC `99 TRUCK SLE PACKAGE

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

HONDA `10 ODYSSEY

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

HONDA 08 ELEMENT Only 6,000 miles! $19,820

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

INTERNATIONAL ‘95 DUMP TRUCK

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


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Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

HYUNDAI `05 TUCSON 61,000 miles, auto-

matic, 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. $9,500 (570) 762-4543

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

JEEP `02 GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO

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Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

JEEP `02 LIBERTY

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

JEEP `03 Rare. LIBERTY5 SPORT.

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 09 COMMANDER $19,880

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

KIA 05$6,980 OPTIMA LX

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

LEXUS `06 GX 470

Moon Roof $16,770

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

MAZDA ‘04 TRIBUTE LX Automatic, V6

Sunroof, CD 1 owner Extra Clean! $5,495 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

MERCURY `07 MARINER One owner. garage kept. Showroom condition fully loaded, every option 34,000 mi. $16,500 (570)825-5847

MERCURY ‘09 MILAN

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

MINI ‘08 COOPER

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

MITSUBISHI `08 RAIDER V

ERY GOOD CONDITION!

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.

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

NISSAN `03 XTERRA

Black with grey interior. 196k highway miles. 4x4. Power windows & locks. New tires, brakes, rotors. Great condition. $4,850. Call 570-574-7140

NISSAN ‘06 ALTIMA S

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

NISSAN 08 ALTIMA SE Sporty 2 Door $19,790

$27,950

(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

MAZDA ‘08 TRIBUTE Utility, 4WD $16,450

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

Pontiac ‘02 Montana

1 Owner. Exceptionally well maintained - very good condition. Fully loaded. Trailer hitch. Seats 8. 126K highway miles. $4,800 (570) 650-3368

TRUCKS FOR SALE Ford, GMC,

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

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

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.

SUZUKIHatch 06 AERIO SX $8,888

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

TRACTOR TRAILERS

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.

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

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

506 Administrative/ Clerical

2 storage trailers. 570-814-4790

457 Wanted to Buy Auto

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

506 Administrative/ Clerical

ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT Individual needed to support leading non-profit organization. Must be detailoriented, able to multi-task, work well in a team environment, and have experience in recording minutes of meetings. Associates degree in secretarial science/ office management or equivalent experience and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar position are required. Microsoft Office proficiency necessary. Competitive salary and benefits package. Send resume by July 26th to:

SECRETARY POSITION Computer experi-

ence. Detail-oriented. Knowledge of building trades helpful. Send resume to: HR 197 Courtdale Ave. Courtdale, PA 18704

507 Banking/Real Estate/Mortgage Professionals

RENTAL MANAGER

Vacation rental dept manager, PA real estate license required. Salaried position plus bonus. Benefits. Call Pocono Resorts Realty 800-444-3721 x 11 or send resume to beckyacct@prr1.com

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Building/ Construction/ Skilled Trades

CARPENTERS LABORERS & ROOFERS

Local construction company is seeking experienced carpenters with valid driver’s license. Apply at 197 Courtdale Ave. Courtdale, PA 18704

GAS DRILL SITE APPARATUS/ EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

Immediate Opening 24 Hour Operation located on gas drilling sites is seeking a qualified individual to operate excavator and maintain a piece of machinery. Individual must be willing to work outside for all day & night shifts, as well as weekend. Valid drivers license required. Contact Brian @ Harvis Interview Service for application or Q’s 570-542-5330 or susquehanna.harvis @gmail.com. E.O.E.

518 Customer Support/Client Care

CUSTOMER SERVICE/ INSIDE SALES Full-Time. Growing

Medical Equipment Sales & Svc. company.Greater W-B Area. Responsibilities include: Clerical Duties, Customer Svc. & Inside Sales. Must be detail oriented and possess strong computer (MS Office) & phone skills. Competitive Salary and Benefits. Send resume to: c/o Times Leader Box 2645 15 N. Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250

Doyouneedmorespace? A yard or garage sale in classified is the best way tocleanoutyourclosets! You’re in bussiness with classified!

TELEPHONE OPERATORS Early morning

hours. Saturdays a must. Must type 35 words per minute. Call between 10am2pm. 570-474-7705

Abington Journal Clarks Summit

The Abington Journal has immediate openings for freelance writers/news and sports correspondents to attend and report on local meetings and sports events in the newspaper coverage area. Gain clips and valuable experience for your future in journalism or writing. Report and write byline stories concerning sports, local government, school board and other public meetings. Pay commensurate with experience. Writing experience preferred. Please send resume and writing samples to: The Abington Journal Attention: Kristie Grier Ceruti, Editor 211 South State St Clarks Summit PA 18411 Email: kgrier@ theabington journal. com Fax: 570-586-3980 No phone calls please.

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Education/ Training

Early Childhood Education a plus. To inquire call Scott at 570-655-1012.

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@ horizonhrs.com Fax: 866-854-8688 Please complete application Birchwood Nursing & Rehab 395 Middle Rd., Nanticoke, PA Wilkes-Barre Area

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Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair

Must have valid PA license & minimum of 3-5 years experience. Call for appointment. 823-2211; 8:30a-5p, Monday-Friday.

EXPERIENCED GARAGE DOOR INSTALLER

Growing local company needs polite, honest, customer & quality oriented, self-motivated team player. Full Time Crew Leader position with benefits & salary based on your experience. Contact Rowe Door Sales @ 570-655-7701

Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

2nd shift opening for experienced maintenance tech with strong mechanical skills set to troubleshoot, repair and maintain factory production equipment. *Also available Maintenance Apprentice position Send resume to: Kappa Graphics, 50 Rock Street, Pittston, PA 18640. Fax: 570-655-8379

MAINTENANCE/ GARDNER Part time. Kingston

area. Experienced, or retired contractor preferred. Must be reliable, organized, detailed and likes dogs. Lazy person need not apply. Call 570-472-1110

MAJOR APPLIANCE REPAIR PERSON

Subcontractor. Must have experience. Neat in appearance. Call 570-287-9631 Ask for Nancy or Pat

MECHANICS

Mavis Discount Tire/ Cole Muffler is actively hiring experienced A or B level Mechanics. Must be PA certified inspector, have own tools and be experienced in brakes, suspension, front-end work and alignments. Call 914-804-4444 or e-mail resume to cdillon@ mavistire.com

Award winning dealership has immediate openings in our parts and service department. Experienced persons are needed to fill these positions. Prior Ford motor company certifications in these areas are a plus. We offer an excellent pay & benefits package.

Contact: Rudy Podest Parts & Service Director email: rpodest@ cocciacars.com

Coccia Ford Lincoln

577 East Main St Wilkes-Barre, PA 570-823-8888

SERVICE MANAGER

Opening for Experienced Service Manager- 2nd shift. 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

TRUCK MECHANIC

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

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Legal

LEGAL SECRETARY/ RECEPTIONIST Full time position.

Royal Manual Circa 1960. 283-0575

Must have legal experience and be able to use a dictaphone. Salary & benefits commensurate with experience. Send resume to: c/o The Times Leader Box 2650 15 North Main St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250

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Part-time. 30-40 hours/week. Benefits. Duties include A/R, A/P, & payroll. Knowledge of Peachtree/Excel a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Fax resume to: 570-823-3352 Attention Donna or email: PioneerAgg@ yahoo.com

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BOOKKEEPER

Business/ Strategic Management

Business/ Strategic Management

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Wyoming Valley Children’s Association, a local non-profit organization, is seeking a highly motivated, seasoned professional to manage approximately 35 employees.

MEDICAL SECRETARY

Experience necessary. Send resume to: P.O. Box C Lehman, PA 18627

Education/ Training

Editorial/ Writing

AUTO COLLISION SHOP LINEUP Now taking ASUCCESSFULSALE applications for an Auto Body Painter. INCLASSIFIED! Set up and painting.

Times Leader C/O Box 2640 15 N. Main St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

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PART TIME OFFICE FREELANCE SPORTS / ASSISTANT NEWS General office duties. Experience in Microsoft Word, CORRESPONDENTS Excel & QuickBooks. 3 hours/day. Please fax resume to 570-331-3088

4 cylinder, automatic, Only 9,800 miles $16,875

Automatic, CD, Local Trade $11,880

Cypress Pearl with ivory leather interior. Like new condition, 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. 46,000 miles.

Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

SATURN ‘09 VUE XE 4WD, automatic

Line up a place to live in classified! 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

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•Develop strategies and plans for the welfare of the organization. •Coordinate with the board of directors to develop and implement programs designed to meet the organizational goals and objectives. •Manage the organization’s resources within budget guidelines.. •Supervise management and general operations of the agency. •Assure the organization & its mission, programs, products and services present a positive image. •Oversee the quality of programs, products and services. At least 3 to 5 years experience in the administration of a human service agency. Degree in human service or related field. Evidence of relevant experience in interagency relationships, planning, fiscal management, fund raising, and human resources administration

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CDL CLASS B DRIVER/ LABORER For commercial rear

load route. Experience preferred, but will train the right person. Paid BC/BS and Dental insurance. Paid Holidays. EOE. Pre-employment drug screen. Ellsworth Disposal Inc. 570-693-1514

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multi-dimensional construction equipment, delivery trucks, including tractor trailer combinations to pick up and deliver equipment to and from customer work sites, and is able to train in safe usage of the equipment. H.S. diploma (or equivalent), the ability to lift 70 lbs., have a valid CDL license, satisfactory driving record, and knowledge of federal motor carrier regulations is required. Two years of commercial driving experience involving the movement of trucks and construction equipment including oversized loads required. Knowledge of safety procedures for securing and transporting cargo is also essential.

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Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair

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Automation/Controls Technician Advanced Automated Controls, Inc., a leader in the industrial automation industry, has openings for Electrical Controls System Technicians. One (1) full time & one (1) part time position will be available and will be offered out of our Greater Scranton Corporate Office. Applicants will work closely with project leaders and managers and be responsible for the programming, installation, and commissioning of electrical controls and automation systems in the manufacturing industry. The position will include off-site development and engineering assistance at our Greater Scranton Facility and on-site installation services at our customer facilities throughout Eastern PA. Applicants must possess a basic knowledge of Variable Frequency Drives, HMIs and PLCs. SCADA system knowledge is a plus. Responsibilities Include: • Interfacing with customers and AAC project managers to assure successful development and implementation of projects. • Capability of editing ACAD drawing utilized in the project design phase. • Development and modifications to new and existing control systems programs utilizing PLC, HMI, & Drive Systems software. • Field installation and design modifications of control systems. The individual must also possess strong communication skills and work well with others in a team environment. We offer competitive benefits including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, dental, vision, 401K, and vehicle reimbursement. AAC, Inc. is entering its 13th year of operation and has grown significantly on a consistent basis as our reputation for supplying high quality automation solutions to the manufacturing industry has made us a leader in the industry. Interested candidates should submit their resume and compensation requirements to info@aac247.com.

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Education/ Training

NES recognizes and values diversity. We are an EOE/AA/M/F/D/V employer.

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DRIVERS

CDL drivers needed Experience a must. Background check and drug screening required. Please visit ceankiewicz.com to complete application Fax 570-868-3654 Email ceatrucking@ frontier.com.

NEEDED IMMEDIATELY FORKLIFT OPERATORS AND EXPERIENCED CLAMP TRUCK

401K, Health Insurance, Aflac. Paid Holidays, Vacation after 1 year. Apply in person East Coast Logistics & Distribution 140 Industrial Drive Pittston, PA (old Techneglas building)

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Wilkes University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. Wilkes University is an independent institution of higher education with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and over 2,000 full time equivalent students at the graduate and first professional levels. For more information about Wilkes University, please visit www.Wilkes.edu. The School of Nursing’s Bachelor’s and Master’s Programs are accredited by CCNE. The DNP is an on-line program. This is a tenure-track faculty position with a major responsibility to assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the DNP Program curriculum. This position requires online teaching expertise in higher education, record of success in scholarship, participation in community and university service, and student advising. In addition, the successful candidate must possess the ability to communicate effectively. Integration of technology in nursing education is also essential. This position requires a master’s degree with a major in nursing, plus an earned Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) or an earned doctorate in nursing (PhD, DNS, DNSe). The candidate must hold advanced practice certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner, preferably in Adult-Gerontology or Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and an unencumbered RN license in the state of Pennsylvania. To apply send a letter of interest, curriculum vita, transcripts and three letters of reference to:

Wilkes University DNP Assistant Professor Search Reference # F00286 P O Box 3924, Scranton, PA 18505-0924.

To apply by email, send application materials as listed above to: eapply@wilkes.edu. Include the reference # on the mailing envelope, or in the email subject line. Indicate in your letter where you found out about the position vacancy. Please make sure to include the reference # or the application will not be processed. Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.

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PART TIME IMAGING POSITION Saturday & Sunday Nights

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

Please send resume and salary requirements in strict confidence to:

C/O Times Leader Box 2620 15 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

or Fax (570) 829-8663

Education/ Training

Nursing DNP Assistant Professor

MUST HAVE 1 YEAR EXPERIENCE. BENEFITS AFTER 90 DAYS.

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CLASS A CDL DRIVERS CDS Transportation, a subsidiary of Valley Distributing & Storage Company, offers you the miles to make more money with our regional runs! At CDS, CDL truck drivers are offered job stability, opportunity, and are treated like a member of the family. Our company drivers are presented a full benefit program and late model equipment.

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If you are an owner operator, CDS offers you a partnership with weekly settlements to protect your cash flow.

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Requirements include a minimum 23 years of age, two years T/T experience, and a good driving record.

SAFETY DIRECTOR

Martz Trailways is currently interviewing candidates for the position of Safety Director. The successful candidate will possess: • A minimum, of 5 years leadership/management experience • In depth knowledge of all DOT regulations and policies • Accident investigation experience • Driver Training experience • CDL • Excellent communications skills, verbal and written. This is a highly visible position reporting to the General Manager. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Interested candidates should send resumes including salary history to:

Martz Trailways

239 Old River Road Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 or email esteltz@martzgroup.com Martz is an equal opportunity employer by choice

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RN Supervisor Part Time Day Shift, Every Other Weekend

LPNs

Per Diem 7-3, 3-11 & 11-7

CNAs Full Time, Part Time & Per Diem 7-3, 3-11 & 11-7 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 Competitive Pay Rates, Benefits & Shift Differentials

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CDS Transportation

Diane Chapin One Passan Drive, Laflin, PA. 570-654-6738 dchapin@ cdstransportation. com On line at www. cdstransportation. com

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DRIVERS

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

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Earn Extra Cash For Just A Few Hours A Day.

Deliver (No Collections)

Available routes:

Mountain Top/ Wapwallopen $900 Monthly Profit + Tips

159 daily papers / 192 Sunday papers

Saint Mary’s Road, Blue Ridge Trail, Pond Hill Mountain Road, Lily Lake Road, Yocum Road

Dallas

$370 Monthly Profit + Tips

83 daily papers / 107 Sunday papers

Baldwin Ave., East Center Hill Rd., Midland Dr., Southside Ave.

Shavertown

$800 Monthly Profit + Tips

172 daily papers / 207 Sunday papers

Carverton Road, Frangorma Drive, Highland Avenue, Meadowcrest Apartments, Staub Road, Terrace Avenue

Exeter

$430 Monthly Profit + Tips

89 daily / 98 Sunday / 66 Pittston Dispatch Aster Court, Bluebell Court, Buttercup Court, Donnas Way, Fairway Drive

Pittston

$700 Monthly Profit + Tips

167 daily / 160 Sunday / 124 Pittston Dispatch LaGrange St., Nafus St., Swallow St., Tedrick St., Market St., Vine St., Pine St.

To find a route near you and start earning extra cash, call Rosemary at

570-829-7107

Logistics/ Transportation

DRIVERS

What sets us apart from the rest?

Employee Owned!

COMPANY DRIVERS & OWNER OPERATORS • Established East Coast Lanes • Flexible Home Time • Personal Dispatch 24/7 • Full Benefits Package

Email: drive@ pennsbest.net Apply online at www. pennsbest.net

PENN’S BEST INC.

800-233-4808

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CNA’S

Full Time 3-11

To Apply:

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CNA’S & NURSES Per Diem All Shifts Competitive Salary & Benefits Package Golden Living Center Summit 50 N. Pennsylvania Avenue Fax 570-825-9423 or pamela.smith2@ goldenliving.com EOE M/F/D/V

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DENTAL HYGIENIST Full time position. No nights or weekends. Call 570-822-3040

DIRECT CARE WORKER

Allied Services InHome Services Division has part-time day shift hours available in Luzerne County. Minimum of one (1) year homecare experience required. If interested, please apply online at: www.alliedservices.org or call Trish Tully at (570) 348-2237. Allied Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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FULL TIME LPN/ MED ASSISTANT Private Med office Send resume to 824 McAlpine St. Avoca, PA 18641

MEDICAL SECRETARY Cardiology back-

ground a plus. Front desk duties including typing reports. Monday-Friday 7:30am to3:30pm Send resume to: Mary King, Manager Cardiovascular Diagnostic Center 1099 S. Township Blvd., Pittston. PA 18640

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RNS & LPNS

Part time or weekends. Openings on all shifts. Short shifts available in evenings. Lakeside Nursing Center 245 Old Lake Road Dallas, PA 18612 (570) 639-1885 E.O.E

SERVICE REP

Lincare, leading national respiratory company seeks caring Service Rep. Service patients in their home for oxygen and equipment needs. Warm personalities, age 21+, who can lift up to 120 lbs should apply. CDL with DOT a plus or obtainable. Growth opportunities are excellent. Stop by our office to fill out application: Lincare, Inc. 1574 Highway 315 Plains Twp.PA 18702 Drug-free workplace. EOE.

SURGICAL TECH/ MEDICAL ASSISTANT Part time position

available in west side plastic surgery office. Fax resume to 570-288-4080.

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SUNDAY INDEPENDENT CONTRACT HAULERS

To deliver the Times-Leader to single copy locations, this includes stores and coin racks. Delivery hours are 3 am to 7 am. Must have reliable vehicle with capability to haul a minimum of 2000 lbs. Call Rosemary at 570-829-7107

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Project/ Program Management

ASSISTANT MANAGER TRAINEE 3 people needed to

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

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BUSINESS OPENER

Responsible, reliable person to open business. Part time. Apply in person 8am-2pm CONVENIENT FOOD MART 610 Main St., Avoca

GET THE WORD OUT with a Classified Ad. 570-829-7130

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GOLF COURSE LABORERS

SEASONAL POSITIONS

Golf course experience preferred. Apply in person at the Wyoming Valley CC

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Top integrated advertising agency in Northeastern PA is seeking a Social Media Specialist. Our ideal candidate has current social media experience and a strong understanding of the strategies and related planning tactics necessary for harnessing a multitude of new media options and putting them to work for our clients. Can you build a Facebook page that will maximize our “Likers,” drive “Comments” and produce “Leads” for our clients? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong independent work ethic? If the answer is “yes,” please consider joining our team! Multi-tasking skills are a must with the ability to develop new client strategies and monitor existing clients on a daily basis. The ability to develop results-driven content for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Yelp that will increase client visibility is a must. Additional position requirements: • Advertising agency experience a plus. • Familiarity with syndicated research and social media monitoring tools to measure results and outcomes of efforts. • Client communication, strong analytical and presentation skills. • Ability to supervise the social media team. • Bachelor's degree in advertising, marketing, communications, or equivalent, relevant experience The Social Media Specialist reports to the VP of Marketing and is also responsible for assisting in the development and execution of the agency’s social media and online community strategies.

Qualified candidates need only apply. Forward resume with cover letter to

prminc14@aol.com.

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Full-Time OT Home Health

Excellent salary & benefits offered, home health experience preferred to work for this JCAHOaccredited, well-established home health agency with excellent patient outcomes. Call Complete Home Care @ 287-4711, ask for Lynn or Kathy.

Alzheimer’s AssociationGreater Pennsylvania Chapter Family Services Coordinator, Northeast Regional Office, Wilkes-Barre, PA Seeking a professional with two or more years experience in the human service field, preferably with the aging population. Primary responsibilities include coordination of regional support groups, care consultation with families and presentations of educational programs within the community. Knowledge of dementia and healthcare delivery systems and issues such as: Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, HMO’s ect. A Bachelor’s degree with experience in social work, gerontology or related field is required. Position involves travel throughout service area. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter with salary requirements & resume to Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, 3544 North Progress Avenue, Suite 204, Harrisburg, PA 17110, Attn: Erica Hood or e-mail to Erica.Hood@alz.org No phone calls. EOE

Business Opportunities

A Better Career Starts Here!

Marketing/ Product

SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST – AD AGENCY - FULL TIME

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Your chance to build your own business with a JAN-PRO Cleaning Systems franchise. ‰ ‰ ‰ ‰

Extensive Training Guaranteed Customers Guaranteed Financing No Selling Needed

Just $950 starts your career, so call 570-824-5774 today!

BEER DISTRIBUTOR

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

FLORAL SHOP

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

$63,000 Includes

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

CALL 570-542-4520 Pictures available.

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 with a great current snow contract. Serious inquiries only. 570-233-6880

PA LIQUOR LICENSE

For Sale. $25,000. Please Call Anna, 570-540-6708

630 Money To Loan “We can erase your bad credit 100% GUARANTEED.” Attorneys for the Federal Trade Commission say they’ve never seen a legitimate credit repair operation. No one can legally remove accurate and timely information from your credit report. It’s a process that starts with you and involves time and a conscious effort to pay your debts. Learn about managing credit and debt at ftc. gov/credit. A message from The Times Leader and the FTC.

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Air Conditioners

AIR CONDITIONER: Gibson 13,500 btu 3 years old 110v wremote $125. 570-901-1084 AIR CONDITIONER: Gibson Low profile 6000 BTU Quiet operation energy efficient. Excellent condition $115. 570-261-5161 AIR CONDITIONER: Window 12,000 BTU. Gibson model GAX12841A1. Used one season then kept in storage. Works like new. $175 or best offer. 570-574-8766 AIR CONDITIONERS (2) Fedders 10,000 BTU & GE 8,000 BTU. Both are in very good condition have remotes, outdoor brackets & produce ice cold air. $100. 788-5030

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Antiques & Collectibles

$ ANTIQUES BUYING $

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

LINEUP ASUCCESSFULSALE INCLASSIFIED! Doyouneedmorespace? A yard or garage sale in classified is the best way tocleanoutyourclosets! You’re in bussiness with classified!

COINS. Washington Quarters 1934-D, 1836-0, 1937-D, 1939-D, 1940-D, $115. 570-287-4135 COLLECTORS ITEM Newspaper copies of the 1972 flood in Wyoming Valley. Hundreds of picturesand stories. Quite a few copies. Sell all for $100. call Jim 655 9474 COMIC BOOKS Gen 13-1, X-files, Spiderman & many others, $1 each. NEON SIGN - Electric, Camel sign, 30 years old, $150. RECORDS - LP’S, 78’S, 45’S From 40’S, 50’S, 60’S & 70’S. $1 each. 570-829-2411 DOLL HOUSE 1960’S tin doll house made by Superior Toy Co. Very good condition, has some furniture &original assembly instructions. $150. or best offer. 570-239-6622 DOLL HOUSE made from scratch, not a kit, & fully lighted. $500.570-288-5491 SWING. Wicker, 72” hanging on original enclosed porch circa 1940’s. Untouched by modern chemicals, waiting to be restored. Asking $180 or best offer. Call. 570-477-0899 TROLLEY: San Francisco music box company collectible trolley, retired $40. Authentic traffic signals $50. 570-760-4830

VINTAGE RECORD PLAYERS (3) 1977 Sound design stereo with 8 track player & AM/FM stereo, mint condition $275. 1973 Console turntable AMFM stereo, 8 track player $375. 1940 RCA Phonograph plays 33 & 45. $1,250. Call 570-885-1512 WATERFALL BEDROOM FURNITURE consists of wardrobe, dresser, vanity with seat & small wooden bedroom chair Circa 19201940. $400, or best offer. 570-239-6622

Antiques & Collectibles

YEARBOOKS: Coughlin H.S. 1926, 1928, 1932, 1934, 1943, 1944, 1946, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 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, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 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 H.S.: 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. 570-825-4721

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APPLIANCE PA RT S E T C .

Used appliances. Parts for all brands. 223 George Ave. Wilkes-Barre 570-820-8162 DISHWASHER Whirlpool original price $450. like new, only used 4 months, white, asking $200. Frigidaire microwave, over range, uses standard outlet, white $35. 570-690-5145 DRYER: electric, 6.0 G.E. white, 4 years old, works great needs a timer knob, asking $60. 570-762-1015 DRYER: Kenmore electric, works great, some scratches. Good Deal $75. 266-1478

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Baby Items

BASSINETT off white fabric with small animals on it. Can be used for boy or girl. good condition $20. 570-793-5499 LITTLE TYKES shopping cart $8. Little Tykes pink & white doll high chair $8. Today’s kids child’s desk $15. Little Tykes blue & white child’s rocker $20. Call after 2pm 570-283-2920 NEWBORN SWING $40. NEWBORN CLOTHING girl’s up to 12 months $5. or less. 570-825-0569

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Building Materials

BATHROOM SINK SET: Gerber white porcelain bathroom sink with mirror and medicine cabinet. Matching set. $80. 570-331-8183 CONCRETE PAVERS: Red/Grey Most pavers are 6 1/8” x 6 1/8” x 2 1/2”. Approximate 225 sq ft. Removed from backyard patio for pool. $375. 570-474-9766 DOOR. 36”x80” solid wood, 6 panel. Exterior or interior. Natural oak finish, right or left with hardware. $200. SINK, stainless steel, $50. Mailbox, wrought iron, includes stand. $100 Call 570-735-8730 or 570-332-8094 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 LIGHTS 3 emergency power failure lights, 2 lights on each unit, 3 for $125. 570-636-3151

To place your ad call...829-7130 PORCH RAILING. New, solid wrought iron, two 10’ long plus 2 gates with plates $175. KITCHEN SINK heavy duty, stainless, excellent condition $45. 570822-1227 after 1pm SINK, new bathroom sink & vanity 33” wide white $125. New American standard toilet complete white $75. 570-693-1678 STORM DOORS Forever, white, 1 left 1 right hand, good condition 36” wide, all hardware included.$80. 814-4315 STORM WINDOWS 5 used 29x53.5” $50. all. 740-1246

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

(570) 819-1966 GRILL electric ceramic 12”x12” nonstick. Smoke free. New in box. $15. 570-655-2154

MICROWAVE $20. 570-474-5188 MICROWAVE OVEN 21”lx15”dx11”h, Kenmore, glass turntable $25. Wooden microwave stand on wheels $5. 570- 829-4776 MICROWAVE: GE, all options, with turntable, excellent condition. $30. 570-675-4383 REFRIGERATOR compact Magic Chef, used only one month, great for dorm room, small freezer, shelves, small on door storage, crisper, etc. $100. 570-824-1062 REFRIGERATOR. office sized black, like new, $45. DEHYDRATOR, Ronco food, like new, $40. MICROWAVE Amana, $30 570-824-7807 REFRIGERATOR: small cube, very good condition, brown $35. 570-675-4383 Retired top loading Whirlpool, Kenmore & Maytag Washers, Gas & Electric Dryers Repairman. 570-833-2965 STOVE Magic Chef, gas, super capacity, beige, like new $175. 824-0600 STOVE, G.E., electric. $100. 570-235-6137 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

VANITY. Bathroom. 24” medium oak. Sink, brass faucet and drain. $60. Like new. 570-817-8981

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

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Clothing

LEATHER JACKET: (Wilsons) Small. $50 570-262-1615 or 570-215-0215

LOOKING TO GET RID OF OLD HALLOWEEN COSTUMES?

Your donations will go to under privileged children to enjoy a halloween party and a fun night of trick or treating! Please help bring a smile to a child’s face!!! Call Megan 570-674-3002 to donate! PURSE - Liz Claiborne, white, 13”W x 10”H, 2 handles, 3 zipper compartments, pocket on side, retails at $67, asking $20. 570-333-4325 WEDDING GOWN, New, tags on, ivory strapless, size 10, beautiful bead work, beaded veil to match & slip. Paid $600. asking $100. 570-287-3505

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Computer Equipment & Software

COMPUTER Gateway desk top 512 ram win xp $125. 570-991-8962 DESK. Computer Desk $50. Call 7358730 or 332-8094 LAPTOP: Gateway m405, excellent condition, centrino cpu. win xp. 1gb ddr ram. dvdrw. ac adapter, good battery. delivery. $140. HP WS17E flat panel monitor, excellent condition, power cord, video cable included, built-in speakers. best offers welcome. $65. 570-905-2985 SPEAKERS: Gateway computer speakers they work like there brand new $50. 570-288-2224

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Exercise Equipment

WEIGHT BENCH/ Weights as is. $20. or best offer 570-417-3251

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Furnaces & Heaters

FIREPLACE, corner, electric, heater or no heat $300. neg. Brass fireplace accessories $25. 570-675-7024 FURNACE. Hot air propane. heats 6 room house. $200. Stove pipe, 9” $6 each, 12”, $8 each. 570-735-8730 or 570-332-8094 HEATER Timberline vent-free propane gas heater with firelog, wall-mounted, in excellent condition. E-mail photo is available, 15,000 to 25,000 BTUs (Sells for $250) asking $99. 570-328-5611 or 570-328-5506 HEATER. Corona Kerosene Portable. Excellent for garage. $30. 570-824-7807 HEATERS (3) electric, Lasko 3’ baseboard type, digital control, hardly used $35. each. 570-675-3328 OIL BOILER runs great $100. 570-760-4830

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MEMORIAL SHRINE CEMETERY 6 Plots Available

May be Separated Rose Lawn Section $450 each 570-654-1596

Furniture & Accessories

ANTIQUE Wardrobe Cabinet 1950s vintage, light wood color cedar lined good used condition $100. call 655-3197

BATHING SUITS girl’s 2 & 3 year old $1. each. 474-5653

BEDROOM SET Rustic, dark wood, twin captain’s bed, dresser with mirror, chest of drawers, desk with hutch & chair, very good condition $300. neg. 570-868-6613

412 Autos for Sale

412 Autos for Sale

726

Clothing

NEW LOW PRICES! 2000 Dodge Stratus SE

1999 Buick Century

4 Door, 4-Cyl, Air, 82K Miles

6-Cyl, Air, All Power, 59K

1993 Toyota Four Runner SR5

2002 Ford Focus SE

5 Speed 4x4, V6, 4DR Wagon

Air, Auto, 4-Cyl, 4DR, 72K

2003 Kia Spectra LS

2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

$

3,490

4,990*

* $

3,490* $4,990*

$

Air, 4-Cyl, Auto, 4DR

5,990

$

*

4DR, Sunroof, Air, All Power

$

4,990*

*All Prices Plus Tax & Tags.

MOTOR TWINS

CALL STEVE MORENKO 2010 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming

718-4050

295728

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Furniture & Accessories

BED: girl’s twin bed with lighted dollhouse bookcase headboard, good condition $100. Couch & oversized chair. Light brown/ grey microfiber. good condition, no rips or holes, from a smoke free home$220. 868-5863 BEDROOM SET. 9 piece ivory color lacquer color wood. modern. $700. call for sizes & details. 570-288-9843 BOOKCASE with glass doors, $25. 570-824-6770 BOOKSHELF Sauder vcr/book shelf with 12 interchangable shelves, excellent condition $15. 570-829-4776 CHEST OF DRAWERS, solid wood $125. 675-3328 COFFEE TABLE oval [1]. End tables oval [2]. Maple finish six months old $79 each. 825-8289 CURIO CABINET: maple, etched wood, 3 sides of glass, mirrored back, 4 shelves, electric lighting, 71 H x 21 W, $80 or best offer. 868-5886. DESK O’Sullivan Corner work center pine 5.5’x 5’.5, like new, (sells for $250) asking $99. E-mail photo available. 570-328-5611 or 570-328-5506 DESK, black, wood. $15. FUTON, frame, mattress & 2 covers. $150. 570-235-6137 DESKS drop down top 3 drawers, pecan finish, $85. Computer with pullout for keyboard, shelf for tower $15. 570-287-2517 DINING TABLE solid wood $25. Sofa 3 seater reclining $25 570-696 3368 END TABLE cherry, traditional Queen Anne style, may want to refinish $10 & dark pine wooden chair $10. Good condition. 675-1277 END TABLES, 2 wooden. $25. NIGHTSTAND, $20. TV STAND, $10. CORNER SHELF & BOOKCASE, $20. 570-883-0568 or 570-239-2699 FIREPLACE SCREENS (2) new, still in box, glass bifold. New $400 selling $100. each. 570-829-2022 FURNITURE: Matching Desk & Dresser $50; Antique Armoire $100; Oak End Tables $50; Dresser with 6 drawers $20 570-262-1615 or 570-215-0215 FUTON contemporary piece, like new, asking $50. Call 570-472-4027 or 570-283-5141 FUTON, steel frame complete with cover, nice condition $60. 474-6947 HEADBOARD, oak twin, $50. Oak night stand $50. 570-825-0569 KITCHEN SET table with chairs, white back & legs. White Hutch, light colored wood trim. $250. 256-4450 KITCHEN SET maple, 4 chairs good condition $50. 570-829-2778

744

Furniture & Accessories

752 Landscaping & Gardening

SCHOOL TABLE / 6 chairs, very sturdy built, paid over $400. asking $100. CORNER PATIO STORAGE UNIT $20. CLAY FIRE PIT used 2 times, $40. DINING TABLE, solid wood, very nice, 8 chairs & hutch paid 1800. asking $400. 570-417-3251

CHIPPER, SHREDDER VACUUM Troy Bilt 4-in-one chipper, shredder, vacuum w/ hose, 5.5HP (used 5 times) $250 MOWER John Deere 6.5HP, selfpropelled lawn mower (model JS 63C) $75. 570.262.0716

SOFA 90” sage/ green/beige $150. PATIO SET 4 chairs, 2 lounges, round table, umbrella & matching cushions for all $150. 570-474-5188

CHIPPER, shredder, mulcher, bagger. Craftsman 5 HP. 3 cutting stages. Very good condition. Recently serviced. $350. 675-4383

GET THE WORD OUT with a Classified Ad. 570-829-7130 SUNROOM FURNITURE beveled glass top 1/2” thick table, 3’1/2’ x7’ , rattan base,cream, 8 parson custom covered chairs, highback, pleated bottom,cream & yellow $690. SOFA 7’ x 3’ cream & floral $200. CLUB CHAIR cream with yellow stripes $200. HIGHBACK CHAIR with rattan frame cream & floral matching ottoman $200. GLASS TOP COCKTAIL TABLE, rattan base, cream $100. GLASS SIDE TABLE, rattan base, cream $50. RATTAN, CREAM SHELVES, 2 shelves 5’ 8” 1 shelf 2’11” $100. 2 MASLAND AREA RUGS 8’ x 10” cream & yelllow pattern $100 each. 570-654-8385 TABLE: 48” long sofa table, medium color wood $35. 2 seater child high back bench $14. 2 country wood shelves $4 each. Chrome clothes tree $5. Large assortment of country sunflower items including dishes, pictures, shower curtain set, flower arrangements, tiny tea set, metal baskets and much more $.25 to $8. each item. PERFUME SETS: Eternity Calvin Klein $40. Mackie Bob Mackie $20., Mambo Liz Claiborne $40. Wings Giorgio $25., White Diamonds Elizabeth Taylor $5., all new in boxes. 570-868-5275 or 301-8515 TV Armoire. Fits 27” TV, light finish, made by Broyhill, excellent condition. $100. 570-868-6365 WICKER SET, 4 piece white, asking $85. KITCHEN DINING SET 5 piece walnut, table 60” round, cast iron & wood, chairs, paid $600. asking $200. Both good condition and you must see! 570-822-1094

746 Garage Sales/ Estate Sales/ Flea Markets

LUZERNE CTY. FAIR GROUNDS July 2, 9, 16, 23 9AM TO 2PM 10 FT. FOR ONLY $10. VENDOR SET UP 8AM NO PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED! RAIN OR SHINE

KITCHEN TABLE, medium colored wood, 30”X45” $20. 570-814-9845. KITCHEN TABLES: medium colored oak with leaf $50. Walnut colored kitchen table with leaf $75. Light oak twin bed complete $25. CEDAR CHEST $25. 570-287-8107 LAMPS (2) grey metal & black. $25 each. 570-740-1246 LIFT CHAIR, dark mauve excellent condition $125. 570-693-1678

Selling Your Furniture? Do it here in the Classifieds! 570-829-7130 LIVING ROOM SET 3 piece matching set includes love seat, wing chair with matching ottoman, green & camel plaid, very good. $275. 288-0691

AFFORDABLE

MATTRESS SALE We Beat All Competitors Prices!

Mattress Guy

Twin sets: $159 Full sets: $179 Queen sets: $199 All New American Made 570-288-1898 PATIO SET - 36 in. diameter table and 4 chairs, wooden, foldable. Like New. $50. 570-824-0591 PRAYER KNEELERS. (2) $100 each. 570-735-8730 or 570-332-8094 RECLINER, very good condition with electric lift & massage feature. $100. Picnic Table with benches, very good condition. $50. 570-446-8672 RUG beige oriental wool $100. Beige Lazyboy recliner $50. Sage ottoman $25. 570-287-7379

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LAWNMOWER Troybuilt 4hp mulcher runs good $65. WHEELBARROW contractor edition, large steel tub, good condition $35. 570-655-3197 LAWNMOWER, Toro 20” mulcher, rear bagger with bag, 4.5 H.P. Briggs & Stratton engine, rear wheel drive, new spark plug, air filter, oil change, blade sharpened, runs & looks new. $115. 696-2008. Patrick & Deb’s Lawn Care See our ad under Call An Expert 1162 Landscape & Garden YUCCA PLANTS FREE YOU DIG EM OUT. 570-675-7024

754

Machinery & Equipment

HAULMARK ‘07 TRAILER 6’X14’

Like new with electric brakes, new tires and reinforced tongue. $2700. 570-239-5457 Motor, 6HP Single phase 220 electric motor. $300. or best offer. 570-239-6622 SNOWBLOWER new used 1 season , wont start, I don’t have time to mess with, Troy-Built storm 7524 $75. or best offer. 417-3251

756

Medical Equipment

DIAPERS adult size XL originally $14 a package on sale for $5 a package. 570-696-2856 HOSPITAL BED electric complete $75. 570-287-8107 POWER CHAIR Jazzy Select, $500. Walker - $25. 570-829-2411 ROLLATOR Medline Guardian Deluxe Rollator, black, new never out of box. $75. 570-788-5030

SCOOTER

By Pride. Revo. Blue. Front & back baskets. 6 months old. $2,000. Vehicle lift also included. Call 570-288-1879 WALKER, maroon chrome on wheels with seat, $15. Also raised toilet seat, $2 Call 570-823-4941 WALKERS( 1) new $12. (1) folding $20. (1) folding with wheels $25. Commode aid, like new $20. 4 prong cane $20. (2 other canes) $10 & $15.825-2494 WHEELCHAIR Rolls Invacare, perfect condition. $200. 570-735-8730 or 332-8094

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

Mountaintop 25 Pine Tree Burger King to Highland Woods, Farmhouse to Pine Tree WEDNESDAY, July 20 9:00-3:00 LAST MINUTE beautiful contents sale! Living room, fabulous dining room, kitchen, Brass king size bed and suite, Family room , holiday, many smalls. All beautiful, Too much to list, all priced to sell.

748 Good Things To Eat

PICK YOUR OWN BLUEBERRIES! 8am to 8pm

Closed Sundays Sickler Blueberry Farm - Vernon 570-333-5286

752 Landscaping & Gardening BLOWER GAS, McCollough, runs good. $40. 570-288-9940

758 Miscellaneous BASKETS, planters & vases, .25 & .50 cents. Dishes, 2 sets $10 each. 570-823-4941 BATTERY Motorcraft 735 cca top mount battery $25. 570-740-1246 BEDLINER: 89 Chevy S10 truck bedliner, standard cab $30. Four barrel carb running from Chevy motor $50. 5 storm windows $50.740-1246 BICYCLES ladies 26” $50. Girls 20” $40. large bicycle seat $10. 570-822-4251 CANES & WALKING STICKS. New batch Different sizes and shapes. Made from the roots of Slippery Maple Trees. Over 20 available at $4. & & $5. 735-2081. CANNING JARS 1 dozen quart with rims $4. 1 dozen pint jars $3. 474-5653 COFFEEMAKERKrups 10 cup. white $10. TELEVISIONcolor 13’ with remote $15. Both excellent condition. 570-852-0675

CANNA PLANTS. Tall red potted, bloom until frost. Have 25 at $4.50 each.570-288-9843

COINS/ foreign coins from all over the world total of 120 coins in good condition all for $20. 570-735-6638

752 Landscaping & Gardening

752 Landscaping & Gardening

758 Miscellaneous

758 Miscellaneous

776 Sporting Goods

FENCE Chain link 60’ with gate & hardware $100. 570-288-5788

TYPEWRITER $5 Cat litter box with lid + food dishes $6. Canister set + spice rack duck design $5 570-696 3368

GOLF CLUB travel case. $10. 570-675-7024

FISH TANK, 20 gallon w/stand $50. PICTURES, $10 each. 570-883-0568 or 570-239-2699

GARAGE SALE LEFT OVER ITEMS

Antique claw foot cast iron tub $100. Hard plastic dog crate $20. Plastic coated medium dog crate $20. Replacement window rectangular, brand new in box $25. Antique wooden beveled mirror $25. Wooden antique side mirrors 1 pair $20. pair. Old wooden windows double hung $8 each. Old window weights $2. each. Custom built dog cage with accessories, hinged shingled roof, double compartment, insulated $50. 570-814-6443

GARAGE SALE LEFT OVER ITEMS

DRILL PRESS Grizzley $200. DATYON, HEATER TORPEDO & GAS TANK $115. TOYOTA TACOMA 2009 BED COVER 6’ box. $250. 822-8658

GARAGE SALE LEFTOVER ITEMS

Golf clubs & bag, very good $75. Golf club set, new grips, very good condition $100. Ping Pong table & net, excellent condition $100 firm. Head Hunter bowling ball $20. Alpine slider skier- never used, NEW $25. AB Roller with video $20. Two alloy car rims & tires 205 60R/16 $150. negotiable. 570-288-1181

GARAGE SALE LEFTOVER ITEMS

Women’s clothing size 6 .50 each. Men’s Chico pants, size 38-40 $2. each. Boys suits $8. each. Boys navy blazers $5 each. Army over coat $15 Glass vases .50 each. Green bathroom sink with mounts $3. 12” TV color with remote $5. Yahama digital percussion instrument $35. 570-822-5560 GIRL’S BICYCLES: 2 16” $17.00. Girl’s bicycle 20” $25.00. Negotiable. 570-457-3879 GLASS DOOR. 4 way glass door for bath tub. $25 570-331-8183 GRILL/GAS small, good condition $35. neg. 570-510-7763 HEATER small for a bedroom or efficiency apartment, brand new, only used once this past winter $100. 288-2224 KNITTING machine, used once. $25 Homedies sound machine, $10. Call 570-333-4539 LUMBER/USED 2” solid oak, ideal for truck, side boards, like new condition, 8 pieces $250. call for sizes 570-466-0239 MINI BIKE old school 3hp motor runs good $200 firm after 3pm 655-3197 MOTORCYCLE HELMETS: (3) $20 each 570-262-1615 or 570-215-0215 PATIO SET Redwood, 4 piece, 1 rocker, 1 chair ,1 lounger & 1 small table set is in good condition all for $20. 570-735-6638 POLICE SCANNER, 200 channel hand held. Excellent Condition. $75. Firm. 570-371-3367 PORTAPOTTI for trailer or boat, $10. Call 570-328-5611 or 570-328-5506 RAMPS: steel ramps for loading quad, 2 pieces good condition $60. firm Bicycle men’s Trek large frame model 750 good condition $175. 570-655-3197 RELIGIOUS ITEMS Hand made Rosaries, $5. Pope John Paul II Memoriblia. 570-829-2411 ROMAN SHADE. 72”x72”. Still in box. Natural color, looks like bamboo. $25 570-829-2022 SAFE DEPOSIT BOX, heavy duty $150. 570-825-5847 SAW, 10” Miter, $40. HEATER, Kerosene, $50, TOW BAR, folding, $50, BIKE CARRIER, holds 3 bikes, fits 2” receiver, $50, COMFORTERS, King (1) gray, $30, (1) Black & White. $10. MIRRORS, clip on adjustable towing. $40. 570-817-5289

NEED TOP SOIL?

TELESCOPE Bushnell Sky Tour 114 mm-#78-9945 new in box with audio tour talking handset. Cost $250. will sell for $99. 570-822 4787/570-510- 0587

Call Back Mountain Quarry 570-256-3036

TOMATO STAKES. 3-4.5’, $.50 each, TRUCKS, Hess, new in box 2000-2008 $50-$90. 570-675-4383

Screened & Blended. Delivery Available.

VACUUM portable Pronto 2 in 1 Electrolux with charger & stand $20. 570735-8730 or 570332-8094 WARMER Creators brand counter top warmer for popcorn, nachos etc. 44”hx28”dx36”w, lighted inside slide doors front & back, very good condition $795. 570-636-3151

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

762

Musical Instruments

ACCORDION “ “Excelsior” white, marbilized, multi grand $650. Standing microphone $150. 735-0289 DRUM SET WJM percussion 5 piece set complete with cymbals, throne, metallic blue, slightly used. $229. Radio Shack MD-1121 synthesizer with stand like new $125. 570-574-4781 ORGAN old reed organ Mason & Hamlin $150 or best offer. 570-822-1227 PIANO: Kimbell console, excellent condition with padded bench, recently tuned. $350. 570-497-9940 TRUMPET. Yamaha, hard case $675. KEYBOARD $125. call 570-675-9481 WINTER PIANO in really good condition. Recently tuned. Asking $100. Call 570-288-5491

766

Office Equipment

PRINTER scanner, copier, printer, Lexmarx used once call for more info $25. 570-288-2224

770

Photo Equipment

MANFROTTO MONO-POD model 681B excellent condition $50.00 or best offer 570—7882388 after 5:00 PM

772

Pools & Spas

HOT TUB COVER brand new 84”x84” blue vinyl with latest insulation installed. Light weight, great buy. $345. Firm. 570-574-4854 POOL FILTERS Intex, (disposable) type A, brand new $6. each. Filter for Intex blowup pool $15. 570-696-4020

774

Restaurant Equipment

RESTAURANT CHAIRS $10 each. 570-825-5847

RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT

Bev Air 2 door refrigerator/ sandwich prep table, Model SP48-12, $1300. For details

GOLF CLUBS: youth, complete 5,6,7,8,9, SW, driver, 3 wood hybrid, putter, stand up bag. $75. 570.262.0716 GOLF. Hybrids, Taylor Made R7 Draw. Senior/Ladies Flex 22,25,28, $30 each. WEDGE Titleist Vokey. 58, $35. CHIPPER, Maxfli, 42, $10 570-735-4824 PING PONG TABLE $75. 570-825-5847 SUN TENT good for beach or yard, 2 people, side windows, open front. $10 Firm. 570-255-6056

778

Stereos/ Accessories

KARAOKE SYSTEM 13” color TV, CD and G player AM/FM tuner & dual cassette $75. 570-675-3328

780

Televisions/ Accessories

TELEVISION: GE. 28” works good, needs remote $90. 570-740-1246 TV 21” color , works great, white $25. 570-829-4776 TV 32” Sony tv/ stand & remote 100. or best offer. 570-417-3251 TV Daewoo 13” with remote, works great, $35. 570-899-7384

782

Tickets

Baseball Tickets

16 Tickets for SWB Yankees against LV Iron Pigs. August 1st game. Includes Luxury Box, Suite 11 with food & drink. $500 or best offer. (570) 332-2252 TICKETS: 2 Phillies Tickets, August 28, 2011, Phillies vs Florida, 1:35 pm Sec 310 Row 5 Seats 13 & 14 $60. 570-498-4556

U2 TICKETS

MEADOWLANDS Stadium, NJ Wednesday July 20th 4 Tickets $445. Row 4 Section lower level 113, seats 11,12,13,14 Cash only 570-954-2749

784

Tools

KENT, 15” floor buffing & rug scrubbing machine, heavy duty 1740 RPM with 3 brushes. 40’ Heavy duty cord. Excellent condition. $250. 570.881.1822 LAWN EDGER Craftsman, runs great, 4 cycle $75. BANDSAW Craftsman 10” with table mount, extra blades & manual, like new! $100. 878-2849

RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT

786 Toys & Games

RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT

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

570-498-3616

776 Sporting Goods BACK PACK. Hiking, navy canvas, $40, 570-675-4383 BASKETBALL HOOP; Great condition, asking $90. Call 570-331-8183 BIKE, 26” girls bike. Rode only 5 times. Paid $120. Asking $90. 570-883-0568 or 570-239-2699 BIKE, black beach cruiser. $15. 570-235-6137 BIKE, girls Schwinn, 26” $65. (570) 654-2657 BOOTS: Burton snow board boots, size 9. Excellent Condition $60. Call Mark at 570-3013484 or Allison 570631-6635. CLEATS: men’s Under Armour baseball cleats, size 11, almost new $20 Ladies softball cleats, size 9 $15. 570-760-4830 CROSS BOW LEGEND exercise machine, very good condition, sacrifice $200.570-788-2388

794

LITTLE TIKES Endless Adventures Fold N Store picnic table, ages 2-8. $50. 570-696-4020 PINBALL: Pinball two player electronic $95.00 570-814-3673 POKER TABLE. Portable Oak. Sits 8 players. $200 570-735-8730 or 570-332-8094 POOL TABLES: 2 Slate top pool tables, disassembled, $200 each or best offer. Call 570-262-1615 or 570-215-0215 TRAIN SET: Lionel Dodge Motorsport Set LIO11933 O27 Gauge. Brand New, $125. 570-574-4781 TV TEDDY + 6 videos $18. Girl’s Disney princess various items for $10. 570-696 3368

788

Stereo/TV/ Electronics

RECEIVER Direct Tv Digital receiver with remote brand new $40. 570-288-2224

NINTENDO DSI black, like new $75. Rockband II with all instruments for Xbox 360, like new $60. 407-2775 NINTENDO DSI, Light Blue, perfect screen, hardly used, has multiple games. $115. 570-822-2948 PLAYSTATION 2 GAME SYSTEM. Playstation 2, Guitar Hero World Tour Complete With Game & Wireless Guitar & 5 Games For Playstation 2 $125. 288-7533

Line up a place to live in classified! 796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise

BUYING SPORT CARDS Pay Cash for

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

28 S. Main W.B. Open Mon- Sat, 12pm – 6pm 570-822-9929 / 570-941-9908

$$ CASH PAID $$ VIDEO GAMES & SYSTEMS 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

VITO’S & GINO’S Wanted: Junk Cars & Trucks Highest Prices Paid!! FREE PICKUP

288-8995

WANTED JEWELRY

CATS & KITTENS

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1092 Highway 315 Blvd (Plaza 315) 315N .3 miles after Motorwold Mon-Sat 10am - 8pm Closed Sundays

Highest Cash Pay Outs Guaranteed We Pay At Least 78% of the London Fix Market Price for All Gold Jewelry Visit us at WilkesBarreGold.com Or email us at wilkesbarregold@ yahoo.com

800 PETS & ANIMALS 810

Cats

SONY 5 piece speaker & base unit $25. 570-824-7807 / 570-545-7006

796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise

796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise

BUYING 10am to 6pm

SHIH-TZU PUPPIES

CATS. FREE. URGENT. Loveable, friendly, spayed, shots. Will transport. All colors. Cannot keep. 570-299-7146

LINEUP ASUCCESSFULSALE INCLASSIFIED!

KITTEN, male, orange, 3 months old, very friendly, checked by Vet. Free to good home. 570-696-1620 570-945-3581 KITTENS - FREE. Ranging from 8-12 weeks. Males & Females. Long & Short Hair. Vary in color. 570-704-7214 Please leave a message. KITTENS 6 beautiful & playful kittens available for FREE to GOOD HOME only! call 570-332-5705 KITTENS, fluffy angora kittens. Free to good home. (570) 270-3811 KITTENS. Free to good home 6 weeks old, litter trained and eating solid food. 570-735-2243

815

Dogs

Doyouneedmorespace? A yard or garage sale in classified is the best way tocleanoutyourclosets! You’re in bussiness with classified!

Standard Poodle

Puppies. Pure bred. Vet checked. First shots & dewormed. Males & Females $250. Family Raised. 570-954-5903

PAWS

906 Homes for Sale

BACK MOUNTAIN

912 Lewis Road Remodeled kitchen, hardwood floors, master bedroom with French doors out to deck, lower level finished w/tiled bath. Private 1 acre lot. MLS# 11-2057 $165,000 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801

LEWITH & FREEMAN BEAR CREEK

Weimaraner AKC Puppies

Grand Champion Sire; Champion mother + grandparents. Hunting, obedience, agility, show potential. Exceptional quality pups for approved homes. For information: (267) 664-4941

845

Pet Supplies

CAGE, large steel/wicker. $40. SNAKE TANK, 10 gallon. $15. 570-235-6137 FISH TANK. 29 gallon includes stand & everything needed for a start up. Asking $100. 762-1015 FISH TANK: 45 gallon with all accessories $50. 570-287-8107

241 Laurie Lane Privacy within walking distance of swim/rec area in historic Bear Creek Village. This 3,954 s.f., 5 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath home offers living room with fireplace, hardwood floors, family room with stone fireplace & vaulted ceiling; dining; granite kitchen with breakfast room; studio with cathedral ceiling, 2nd kitchen & greenhouse. Paneled rec room in lower level. All this plus a lake view. $390,000 MLS# 11-1646 Call Joe Moore 570-288-1401

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

900 REAL ESTATE FOR SALE 906 Homes for Sale Having trouble paying your mortgage? Falling behind on your payments? You may get mail from people who promise to forestall your foreclosure for a fee in advance. Report them to the Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency. Call 1-877FTC-HELP or click on ftc.gov. A message from The Times Leader and the FTC.

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AKC Cocker Spaniel

Pups - chocolate & black. Vet checked, inoculated. (570) 343-7386 Akita, Doberman Bernese Mt Dog, English Bull Dog, Great Pyrenees, Golden, Shephard, Roty, SIberian, Basset, Boxer, 22 more breeds. CATS. 570-650-3327

BRAZILIAN MASTIFF PUPPIES Fila. The ultimate

family guard dog! 4 males, 3 females. Ready to go! $600 570-328-2569

CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES

Lots of color. Adorable lap dogs. Vet certified. Females$375, Males- $350. No papers. Will hold with deposit. Ready 7/24. Please Call 570-648-8613

Grand Opening!

Chihuahuas, Poms, Dachshunds, Beagles, Shih Tzus, Bostons, Maltese, Rotties, Yorkies, Westies, Labs, Huskies & more! 570-453-6900 or 570-389-7877 IRISH SETTER PUPPIES Extraordinary companions/hunters 610-378-0121 or 610-488-9273

82 Manhattan St Great house in a great neighborhood, just waiting for a new owner!! 3 bedrooms, hardwood floors, builtins, 4 season sunroom, 1 &1/2 bath, covered deck, stone bar-b-que & a fenced yard. Family of 5 lived comfortably in this home. Contractor owned and nicely cared for. A lot of house for the money. MLS 11-225 $68,000 Ask for Holly EILEEN R. MELONE REAL ESTATE 570-821-7022

AVOCA REDUCED!

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 realtyinc.com $109,900 MLS 11-73 Call Tom 570-262-7716

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BEAR CREEK

2992 Laurel Run Rd Stunning jewel snuggled on 1 acre lot bordering state game lands. Rec room can be re-converted to garage. Stylish 4 bedroom, 3 bath modern home can be heated for only $700/year. Entertain or relax in our 600 S/F + family room featuring a coal stove, built in aquarium, and full wet bar. State of the art alarm system. Enjoy serenity on the patio or the 10x17 deck and only minutes from town. Sold “AS-IS” MLS 11-555 $164,900 Call Sandy Rovinski 570-288-0770 Ext. 25 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

BEAR CREEK

475 East Ave. Top to bottom re-do for this beautiful 3 bedroom, 1.75 bath, 2 story home located in the Meadow Run Lake community of Bear Creek. Tranquil setting, modern interior all re-done, granite countertops in the kitchen, exterior with new landscaping and stone patio with lake frontage to name a few! MLS 11-1643 $329,900 Call Jay A. Crossin 570-288-0770 Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

BEAR CREEK

ITALIAN CANE CORSO Mastiff Puppies

Registered and ready to go! Parents on premises. Blue. Vet Checked 570-617-4880

BACK MOUNTAIN

NEWFOUNDLAND/LAB Cross puppies.

Great water dogs. Vet Certified. Will hold with deposit. Ready 7/31. $500. Call 570-648-8613

Puppies. CKC registered. Vet checked. Parents on premises. Ready for good home. 570-637-0749

PITT BULL PUPPIES

39 Prospect St • Nanticoke

Dogs

VALLEY CAT RESCUE

824-4172, 9-9 only.

Olde English Bulldogge

570-735-1487

815

Parents on premises Shots Current. $500 -Shih-Tzus $400 -Shih-Tzu mix’s 570-401-1838

12 weeks & up. Shots, neutered,

AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD PUPS Beautiful pups, 1 AKC litter, 1 non registered litter. Ready now. $200-$500. 570-925-2951

DRYER, electric. 3 months old. $250 570-883-0568 or 570-239-2699 GOLF CART. Pull along. $25 570-675-4383

Cats

The Video Game Store

CAT - Young Mom & Kittens (2 tortoiseshell females, 1 gray tiger female & 1 light gray male). Abandon in flood waters. Free to good home. (570) 239-8040

WE PAY THE MOST IN CASH

810

Video Game Systems/Games

SAW: Black& Decker table saw used very little $250. or best offer. 417-3251

Call 570-498-3616

570-498-3616

Swimming Pools/Hot Tubs

SWIMMING POOL. 21’ x 54” deep. GREAT condition, new cover, newer pump and filter. Complete with all chems and vacuum. Lots of extras plus custom fit. Pressure treated deck. $800. 570-654-3767 leave message.

SAW, Skill circular, $25. 570-735-8730 or 570-332-8094

SAW: Craftsman 10” radial arm saw free standing new condition $75 firm call 570-655-3197.

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

790

Born May 10, 2011 3 males, 3 females. Brown & white; gray & white; tan & white; black & white; white & tan with black ears. Females $175 OBO Males $150 OBO (570) 606-7240 (570) 357-2173

133 Frangorma Dr Bright & open floor plan. 5 year old 2 story. 9' ceiling 1st floor. Custom kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Family room with 14' ceiling & fireplace. Convenient location. MLS# 11-2572 $359,000 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801

6650 Bear Creek Blvd

Well maintained custom built 2 story nestled on 2 private acres with circular driveway - Large kitchen with center island, master bedroom with 2 walk-in closets, family room with fireplace, custom built wine cellar - A Must See property! $299,900 MLS# 10-4312 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801

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A RARE FIND

P E N D IN G

This contemporary 2 story is rare find for the price. Enter in through French doors into a dramatic entrance foyer with wood floors and staircase. Off the foyer is an office, G r e a t room w i t h s t o n e fireplace & wet bar leading onto rear deck. Just off the great room is a custom kitchen with maple cabinets, granite tops, island and desk area. The 1st floor master bedroom offers a full tile bath with Jacuzzi and walk in tile shower, plus spacious walk in closet. Three additional bedrooms and 2 full baths Plus an oversized 3 car garage all nestled on 2+ acres just off Route 115. $389,900 Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769

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BEAR CREEK VILLAGE 333 Beaupland 10-1770

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. $299,000 Maria Huggler CLASSIC PROPERTIES 570-587-7000

BLAKESLEE NEW PRICE

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 $435,000 Call Kim 570-466-3338

DALLAS

(Franklin Twp.) Orange Road Lush setting on almost 5 acres with magnificent stone walls, fish pond, house, garage, barn and separate offices with storage area. 4,400 SF with 9 rooms, 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths, 2 half baths on 3 floors. Reduced to $379,000 MLS# 11-1628 Maribeth Jones 570-696-6565

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DALLAS

DALLAS

DALLAS

EXETER

GOULDSBORO

HANOVER TWP.

3 Crestview Dr. NEW LISTING! Well-constructed and maintained sprawling multilevel with 5,428 square feet of living space. Living room & dining room with hardwood floors & gas fireplace; eat-in kitchen with island; florida room. 5 bedrooms, 4 baths; 2 half-baths. Lower level rec room with wet bar & fireplace. leads to heated in-ground pool. Beautifully landscaped 2 acre lot. $575,000 MLS# 11-1798 Call Joe Moore 570-288-1401

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 $50,000 MLS# 10-4624 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

This is a must see large mobile. Only five years old with master bath Jacuzzi. This is located in the Beautiful Community of Indian Country quiet and peaceful. This home backs up to State Game lands. Also the outdoor pool is across the street. The property is on one half acre of land. The price is $99,900. includes all furnishing which is in great shape all you have to do is move right in. To see all the picture of the rooms go to www.HomesIn ThePoconos.com and go to feature listings. Thomas Bourgeois 516-507-9403 Classic Properties 570-842-9988

26 Spring Street Š Corner lot with semi fenced yard. Š Hardwood floors Š Lots of updates including windows Š Detached garage Š Paved parking for two cars $79,900 MLS# 10-4482 Call Vieve Zaroda (570) 474-6307 Ext. 2772

Well maintained Bi-Level on nicely landscaped corner lot. Finished lower level with gas fireplace & sliding doors to private patio. Totally fenced yard, 1 car garage. $149,900 MLS# 11-1271 Call Cathy (570) 696-5422

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HANOVER TWP.

HARDING

119 Midland Drive Custom Built Ranch Home -The ranch home is IN DEMAND! This one offers everything you are looking for! Plenty of space for in-law quarters, 4 bedrooms, cherry kitchen, sunroom, recreation room with 12 seat oak bar. This home includes an attached 2 car garage plus a detached custom garage that can fit up to 12 cars or boat storage, only 5 miles to beautiful Harveys Lake - 1 yr Home Warranty. All this on 4 ACRES of serenity in the heart of Dallas $419,000 MLS #11-155 Call Tracy Zarola 570-696-0723

LEWITH & FREEMAN

DALLAS 20 Fox Hollow Drive

Well maintained two story with fully finished lower level awaits its new family. 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath, 2 fireplaces. One year home warranty included. Wonderful neighborhood. Double lot. $310,000 MLS #11-1806 Call Tracy Zarola 570-696-0723

LEWITH & FREEMAN

DALLAS

DALLAS

400 Shrine View Elegant & classic stone & wood frame traditional in superb location overlooking adjacent Irem Temple Country Club golf course. Living room with beamed ceiling & fireplace; large formal dining room; cherry paneled sunroom; 4 bedrooms with 3 full baths & 2 powder rooms. Oversized in-ground pool. Paved, circular drive. $550,000 MLS# 11-939 Call Joe Moore 570-288-1401

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DALLAS

Private setting, contemporary home with 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, attached garage, living room, dining room, modern eat in kitchen, fireplace in family room,large deck. MLS 11-210, $259,000 Call Susan Pall @ (570) 696-0876

LEWITH & FREEMAN DALLAS

REDUCED PRICE! Secluded on a hill but part of High Point Acres. 2 story Colonial, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Large family room with fireplace and sliding door to screened porch. 2 car garage. Central AC. Wooded lot. $265,000. 11-1077 Besecker Realty 570-675-3611

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DALLAS

6 Morris Circle “Best Buy”…Not the store, but this elegant home in Overbrook Estates, Dallas. Recently reduced! Three finished floors with over 5,000SF from the grand two-story foyer and hardwood staircase to the finished lower level with gym, game room, guest bedroom and bath. Your purchase will be an investment in luxury! One year new 20x42 Skovish Brothers in-ground kidney shaped pool. Cherry kitchen with upgraded appliances. 5 bedrooms, 5 baths, first floor den. A must see! MLS#11-1067 $599,000 Maribeth Jones 696-6565

DALLAS

211 Hillside One Enjoy the comforts & amenities of living in a beautifully maintained townhouse, 3/4 Bedrooms, family room with fireplace out to deck. Bright & airy kitchen, finished lower level, Tennis, Golf & Swimming are yours to enjoy & relax. Maintenance free living. PRICE REDUCED! $210,000 MLS# 10-1221 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801

LEWITH & FREEMAN

67 Country Club Rd Ranch, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, double car attached garage, fireplace, forced air furnace, central air, finished basement, 1/2 acre, 1/2 bath in laundry room, screened-in porch, private well, shop area. Walking distance to MU. Move in condition! Negotiable Price! $150,000 Call (570) 675-0544 for a private showing

DALLAS

DALLAS

25 Walnut Lane 2 story contemporary with lodgy appeal. Sets on 9+ acres. Home features ultra modern kitchen, family room & living room with field stone fireplace. Master bedroom with master bath. In ground pool with deck, 1st floor laundry, gazebo, 2 car garage. Zoning agricultural for new buyers various types of use. MLS# 11-1789 $ 350,000 Call Lynda (570) 696-5418

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705 The Greens Impressive, 4,000 sq. ft., 3 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath condo features large living room/dining room with gas fireplace., vaulted ceilings and loft; master bedroom with his & hers baths; 2 additional bedrooms with private baths; great eatin kitchen with island; den; family room; craft room; shop. 2 decks. ''Overlooking the ponds'' $499,000 MLS# 11-872 Call Joe Moore 570-288-1401

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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 Owner financing available. 570-654-1490

FACTORYVILLE

Gorgeous 4 bedroom colonial, Dining room, family room, hardwood floors, central air and vac, Jacuzzi. On over 0.5 acre. Move in ready. $264,800 Shari Philmeck ERA BRADY ASSOCIATES 570-836-3848

FALLS REDUCED!

This Duplex will let you live in one unit and rent out the other to help with the mortgage payment. It was once a single family home and can most likely be converted back. Desirable location. This is an estate and there is no seller’s disclosure. 11-1223 $69,500 Call Karen

HANOVER TOWNSHIP 710 Church Street

Sand Springs 12 Sand Hollow Rd. Nearly new 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath town home. Huge Master with 2 closets full bath. 1 car attached garage, wooded lot, end unit. Cul-de-sac. Great golf community. MLS 11-2411 $172,000 Call Connie Eileen R. Melone Real Estate 570-821-7022

DURYEA

122 Lackawanna Ave

Just a few more finishing touches will complete the renovations. This home has a new kitchen, new drywall & new carpeting. $59,000 MLS #11-1502 Call Tracy Zarola 570-696-0723

RR1, Box 297 MAJESTIC VIEW! 3 bedroom brick Ranch home nestled on approximately an acre of well groomed riverfront land with breathtaking scenic views, cascading tree lines and the legendary cliffs of Falls. Beautiful bird and wildlife to dazzle the eye and excellent fishing and hunting for your enjoyment. Living room w/fireplace, family room, full heated basement, riverfront deck, central A/C and much more. A one of a a kind find. Must see! MLS #10-3751 $182,000 Call Debbie McGuire 570-332-4413 Crossin Real Estate 570-288-0770

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EDWARDSVILLE

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HANOVER TWP.

Reduced! Bi-Level. 1,750 sq ft. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 car garage. New carpeting, paint, etc. Large lot. Asking $99,900. Deremer Realty 570-477-1149

HANOVER TWP

PRICE REDUCED! 290-292 Lee Park Ave. Very nice all brick double block has front and back porches. Beautiful yard with mature plantings, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, detached 1 car garage in back of the home. MLS#11-1988 $134,000 Christine Pieczynski 696-6569

HANOVER TWP.

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 realtyinc.com MLS #11-622 $122,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

86 Allenberry Dr.

FOR SALE BY OWNER

1301 Murray St. Very nice duplex, fully rented with good return in great neighborhood. For more information and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 11-2149 $129,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

Bright 1,700 sq ft 3 story townhome with great wooded views. Deck & patio. 2 bedroom, 2 bath with finished lower level. Nicely landscaped yard. Move in condition. $121,900 570-574-3192

HANOVER TWP.

HANOVER TWP.

Large windows accent this bright spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse in a quiet setting of Hanover Township. Motivated sellers! All reasonable offers considered.

$98,000

9 Williams St. Large 4 bedroom home with nice rear deck, replacement windows, off street parking. Possible apartment in separate entrance. Loads of potential. For more info and pictures visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 11-2091 $69,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716

FORTY FORT GREAT DEAL! NEW PRICE

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 realtyinc.com MLS 11-604 $177,900 Call Kim 570-466-3338

P E N D I N G

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

MLS# 10-2685 Call Arlene Warunek 570-650-4169

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 $49,900 Call Ruth at 570-696-1195 or 570-696-5411

SMITH HOURIGAN GROUP

Pole 165 Lakeside Drive A truly unique home! 7,300 sq.ft. of living on 3 floors with 168' of lake frontage with boathouse. Expansive living room; dining room, front room all with fireplaces. Coffered ceiling; modern oak kitchen with breakfast room; Florida room; study & 3 room & bath suite. 5 bedrooms & 4 baths on 2nd. Lounge, bedroom, bath, exercise room & loft on 3rd floor. In-ground pool & 2story pool house. AC on 3rd floor. $1,149,000 MLS# 10-1268 Call Joe Moore 570-288-1401

SERENITY

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

HARDING

HARVEYS LAKE Ridge Ave

Modern 2 story home on 1 acre. Duplex. Excellent starter home, retirement home, or investment property. Public sewer,deep well. $99,900 Negotiable

3 baths. $135,000. 570-760-0049

HARVEYS LAKE

13 Carpenter Road Make it your own! The potential has not yet been fully realized with this home. Some renovations were started, now bring your hammer and finish it up. This home is on a large lot located just a short walk from the lake and beach area. MLS#11-1442 464,900 Jill Jones 696-6550

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HARVEYS LAKE

143B GROVE ST., Like to entertain? This floor plan lends itself to that with a large kitchen, formal dining and living rooms. A car enthusiast? This garage will hold 4 cars comfortable. Enjoy a hot tub, this workout room has one and French doors opening to the rear yard. Spacious bedrooms, wood burning fireplace. The list goes on and on! Did I mention you are just ¼ of a mile from the lake?! MLS#11-1994 $249,900 Jill Jones 696-6550

HARVEYS LAKE

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HARVEYS LAKE

POLE 265 LAKESIDE DRIVE 44’ of lakefront! This home offers recently remodeled kitchen with Cherry cabinetry, granite counters. Hardwood floors through the kitchen and dining area. Stone fireplace, enclosed porch to enjoy the lake view! The boathouse has a second level patio, storage area, plus dock space. A must see! MLS#11-2018 $369,900 Bob Cook 570-262-2665

HUGHESTOWN

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 realtyinc.com MLS 11-1786 $89,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

P E N D I N G

HUNLOCK CREEK

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

HANOVER TWP.

PRICE REDUCED! 103 Claymont Ave. Just starting out or looking to downsize? This is the home for you! This 3 bedroom home offers a finished lower level with coal stove, large fenced rear yard, spacious kitchen/dining area. Worth a look! MLS#11-1793 $124,900 Jill Jones 696-6550

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Pole 131 Lakeside Drive Lake front home with 2-story livable boathouse! Year round home offers fireplace, cathedral ceiling, cedar paneling. Boat house has a patio for grilling, open dock space as well as enclosed area for your boat. 2nd floor is a studio style kitchenette/ living room, full bath plus a deck. Take a look! MLS#11-1379 PRICE REDUCED! $384,900 Bob Cook 262-2665 Jill Jones 696-6550

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4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. Priced to sell at $17,000. KELLER WILLIAMS REAL ESTATE, 610-867-8888 Call Tai DeSa at 570-406-0857

JENKINS TOWNSHIP 2 Owen Street

This 2 story, 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath home is in the desired location of Jenkins Township. Sellers were in process of updating the home so a little TLC can go a long way. Nice yard. Motivated sellers. MLS 11-2191 $95,000 Call Karen

Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate 570-474-2340

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HANOVER TWP.

HARVEYS LAKE

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP

FORTY FORT

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Exceptionally well care for home in move in condition. Everything is new, roof, siding, windows, porches, kitchen and baths. MLS 11-2309 $129,000 Jay A. Crossin CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 ext. 23

HARDING

105 Circle Drive

310 Lockville Rd. Well kept 2 bedroom ranch with new kitchen, fenced yard, one car garage. $79,900 MLS #11-638 Call Tracy Zarola 570-696-0723

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275 Phillips Street

HANOVER TOWNSHIP 599 Shawnee St

DRUMS

DALLAS

20 OAK DRIVE WOW! This home offers replacement windows, newer hot water heater, gas fireplace, hardwood floors, sun porch, large fenced rear yard, flagstone patio, heated inground pool, finished lower level, located in the Lehman School District. Just minutes from Harveys Lake, why not join the Beach Club this summer! It is a MUST SEE HOME! MLS#11-1258 $159,500 Bob Cook 696-6555 Jill Jones 696-6550

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1717 River Road Compact 2 story home with 3 bedrooms, 1st floor bath with laundry, large kitchen. Parking in rear with alley access. $39,900 MLS 11-99 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

JENKINS TWP. (Eagle View)

Home/Lot Package Beautiful custom built home with a stunning river view overlooking the Susquehanna River and surrounding area. Custom built with many amenities included. A few of the amenities may include central A/C, master bedroom with master bath, ultramodern kitchen, hardwood floors, cathedral ceiling, and a 2 car garage. There are are many other floor plans to choose from or bring your own! For more details & photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 11-2642 $375,000 Call Kim 570-466-3338

JENKINS TWP.

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 realtyinc.com $89,900 MLS 10-3684 Call Bill 570-362-4158

P E N D I N G

JENKINS TWP.

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HUNLOCK CREEK

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

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 realtyinc.com MLS #11-657 $299,000 Call Colleen 570-237-0415


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KINGSTON

KINGSTON

297 Susquehannock Drive Settle into summer with this great 2 story home on quiet cul de-sac with private back yard and above ground pool. Deck with awning overlooking yard! 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath home in Pittston Area School District with family room, eat in kitchen, central a/c and garage. Full unfinished basement MLS 11-2432 $259,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

JENKINS TWP./ INKERMAN 45 Main St.

46 Zerby Ave Sunday 2pm-5pm 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

KINGSTON

76 N. Dawes Ave. Very well maintained 2 bedroom home with updated kitchen with granite counter. Large sunroom over looking private back yard. Attached garage, large unfinished basement. MLS 11-2278 $139,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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KINGSTON

510 Gibson Ave

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 realtyinc.com MLS#09-2449 $64,900 Call Charles

KINGSTON

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 REDUCED $99,000 Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

KINGSTON

125 3rd Ave

Well kept 2 story with 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths situated on a nice street in Kingston. Newer roof, furnace, water heater, electric service. Replacement windows throughout. Basement has high ceilings, ideal for re-finishing or workshop! MLS 11-2167 $144,000 Jay A. Crossin CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

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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

KINGSTON

40 N. Landon St. Residential area, 4 bedroom plus 2 in attic totaling 6. 1 1/2 baths. Half block from schools. All new rugs and appliances, laundry room, two car garage, off street parking, $139,900. Call 570-829-0847

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PRICE REDUCED! Well constructed

all brick 2 story tudor on a beautiful landscaped corner lot. Includes hardwood floors, double crown moldings, ultra-modern kitchen, built ins, woodburning fireplace, rear staircase, patio with pergola, sprinkler system, waterfall and pond. Heated garage. Impeccable condition inside and out. $349,900 MLS# 10-3870 Call Cathy (570) 696-5422

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KINGSTON

549 Charles Ave. A quality home in a superior location! Features: large living room; formal dining room with parquet flooring; oak kitchen with breakfast area; 1st floor master bedroom & bath suite; bedroom/ sitting room; knotty pine den; half-bath. 2nd floor: 2 bedrooms & bath. Finished room in lower level with new carpeting & wetbar. Central air. 2-car garage. Inground concrete pool with jacuzzi. $324,900 MLS# 10-1633 Call Joe Moore 570-288-1401

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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.

KINGSTON

663 Westmoreland Avenue

Charming 2-1/2 story with 3 bedrooms on 2nd + a 4th (12x24) on 3rd, full bath upstairs, half bath with laundry on 1st floor, lots of closet space, finished walk-out basement and much more! MLS 11-2340 $214,900 Jay A. Crossin CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 ext. 23

Chester St Duplex Clean, modern, recently remodeled with Tile, Pergo, new carpeting & paint throughout. 2.5 car detached garage. Off street parking for 7 cars total. Top: 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, sunroom. Bottom: 1 bedroom, 1 bath, formal dining room. $119,000. Owner financing possible. 570-301-7221

KINGSTON

Rutter Ave. End Unit Townhouse Owner Relocating. 1st floor open plan with living room, dining area & kitchen, plus powder room. Lower level finished with 3rd bedroom, laundry room & storage area. 2 bedrooms & 2 baths on the 2nd floor. MLS # 11-1267 $279,500 Call Ruth 570-6961195 / 570-696-5411

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LARKSVILLE

3 Main Street

Historic 120+ year old home, many original details, new roof, updated electrical and a huge garage. Currently a gift shop. Corner lot, newly paved parking area. $170,000 MLS 11-2115. Call Betty at Century 21 Smith Hourigan Group 570-287-1196 ext 3559 or 570-714-6127

LAFLIN

S O L D

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 realtyinc.com MLS #11-370 $174,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

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PRIVACY & SERENITY!

44 Fordham Rd Oakwood Park Over 5,000 sf of gracious living in this completely redone all brick home. Two first floor guest suites. New hardwood, tile and granite floors throughout. 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths and 3 half baths. Lovely master suite. Five zoned heat. All this on private large lot with in ground pool and great views. See virtual tour on

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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 realtyinc.com MLS 11-1686 $319,900 Call Keri 570-885-5082

LAFLIN

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 realtyinc.com MLS #10-4060 PRICE REDUCED $267,500 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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LARKSVILLE

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 realtyinc.com MLS #11-1166 $279,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716

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MOUNTAINTOP

NANTICOKE REDUCED

12 George Street

PITTSTON

PITTSTON

Two story single with 7 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, new windows, modern kitchen, some appliances included, electric service, some carpeting and hardwood floors. Call Rita for details $68,900 570-954-6699 Walsh Real Estate 570-654-1490

88 Maple Lane Spacious 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath Cape Cod with great open floor plan, hardwood floors, first floor master bedroom and bath. Screened porch off kitchen and lower covered deck from walkout basement. Walk-in attic, oversize one car garage. All in a quiet desirable neighborhood. For more information and pictures go to: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 11-2243 $159,000 Angie 885-4896 Terry - 885-3041

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. Gas rights negotiable. Lots of potential with TLC. Elk Lake School District. $165,000 MLS# 11-525 Call 570-696-2468

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

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, JULY 24 11AM - 1PM 8PM OWNERS WILL CONSIDER LEASE/PURCHASE. Pristine. Spacious. Beautifully appointed. 2 Story. 4,000 sf. Hardwood floors, gourmet kitchen, fireplace, large bedrooms, jacuzzi, 4 walk-in closets, 4 linen closets. Spacious finished walkout basement. “Man Cave” completely furnished included with right offer. PLUS MORE!! MLS#11-511 Dee Fields, Associate Broker 570-788-7511

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122 Kestrel Road Move in condition located in “Forest Pointe”, this 2-story home with an open floor plan has 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, a duel sided stone fireplace separates the family room and living room. Enjoy your summer on the spacious deck and in the 16x34 inground swimming pool Make an appointment today! MLS#11-1822 PRICE REDUCED $289,500 Karen Altavilla 570-283-9100 x28

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3071 Ablerdeen Rd

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2340 Mountain Rd Architecturally built split level on one acre lot with stunning Wyoming Valley views. Great room with fireplace, formal dining room, eat-in kitchen. Potential 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, detached 2-car garage. Greenhouse, fish pond, raised gardens, beautifully manicured 1 acre lot. REDUCED to $299,000 MLS# 11-1079 Maribeth Jones 570-696-6565

LEHMAN

Immaculate inside and out! 3 bedroom 1.5 bath raised ranch on approx 9 scenic acres. Central air, 6 car garage with 6 garage door openers, 2 out buildings, paved driveway, inground pool with gas & solar heat with 12X18' cabana, many fruit trees and more. $410,000 MLS# 11-1629 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

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25 West Washington St. Move right into this very nice 3 bedroom 1 bath home. Lots of natural woodwork and a beautiful stained glass window. Kitchen appliances and wall to wall carpeting approximately 1 year old. Home also has a one car detached garage. $79,900 MLS 11-347 Call John 570-704-6846 Antonik & Associates, Inc. 570-735-7494

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19 Academy St

129 Welles St

864 Charles Street

This 40 acre estate features: living room with fireplace & hardwood floor; family room with vaulted ceiling & fireplace; 1st floor master bedroom & bath with jetted tub & stall shower; paneled den; dining room with stone floor & skylight; 3 additional bedrooms & 2 baths. Central A/C, 3 out buildings. MLS#11-2101 $725,000 Call Joe Moore Nancy Judd 570-288-1401

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SMITH HOURIGAN GROUP

KINGSTON TWP. PRICE REDUCED

11 Michael Dr. You'll be impressed the moment you enter this well-maintained home, conveniently located. This lovely home features eat-in kitchen, 3 bedrooms, formal dining room, 3-season porch, large deck. The expansive lower level family room features large bar. 1 year warranty included. This home is priced to sell! PRICE REDUCED $169,900 MLS# 10-4639 Barbara Young Call 570-466-6940

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All brick home with 12 inch concrete walls with rebar on both faces and foundation. Two 2bedroom apartments. All appliances. Central Air. Fireplace. Off street parking. Must See! (570) 338-2451 (570) 301-9110

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Lovely 2 story, 3 bedroom single family home. Large master bedroom suite with walk in closet and additional closet and full time bath. Wall to wall carpeting throughout. Additional 1 1/2 tile baths. Modern Kitchen with all appliances including laundry. Very large dining / living room area and extra first floor room for office or den. Nice backyard and deck. Friendly neighborhood. Immaculate move-in condition. Don’t miss this one! Asking $137,500. Please call 570-650-3358 for more info and for an appoint to see this ‘beauty!’ No Realtors

NANTICOKE Immaculate home on nearly 1 acre. Beautifully landscaped. In ground pool with solar heat. Custom cherry kitchen. Fantastic mountain view! 1 mile to golf course. Minutes to Rt. 80. Motivated sellers! MLS 11-1483 $225,000 Linda Cuono 570-715-7743

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MOUNTAIN TOP 460 S. Mtn Blvd.

NEW PRICE! 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. $222,900 MLS# 11-382 Call Michael Pinko (570) 899-3865

NOXEN

Country living on 1 acre outside of Noxen. 3 Bedroom mobile home excellent condition separate garage, 2 covered porches. Newer roof. Owner says SELL! $90,000 Shari Philmeck ERA BRADY ASSOCIATES 570-836-3848 PARDEESVILLE

316 Pine Street Magnificent beautifully renovated former church is a "one of a kind" residence! Ultra modern kitchen with furiture quality cabinetry. Spectacular gathering room. Stone, stained glass,tile and fabulous wood elements come together to make an exquisite overall masterpiece. Gorgeous master bedroom suite features an unbelievable beautiful master bath. Panoramic views from bell tower intimate seating area! Full finished lower level with two walk out ground level exits would easily host an in-home business. A steal at $289,000. MLS# 11-1624 Call Pat 715-9337

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NANTICOKE

SINGLE FAMILY BUILT IN 2005 CORNER LOT

738 Pardeesville Road

CORNER LOT

2.5 baths, 2 story with attached garage. Oil furnace with central air. 90x140 corner lot. Kitchen with center cooking island, dining room, raised ceiling with glass door entry & hardwood floor. Carpeting thru out home. Tiled kitchen & bath. Kitchen appliances included.

GREAT PRICE! $219,900

(570) 233-1993

PARDESVILLE

Honey Pot Section 207 Garfield St

Nice double block in Honey Pot section of Nanticoke. 2 car garage, covered patio, off street parking. Each side has 3 Bedrooms. 1 side has updated kitchen and 1.5 baths. Used as single family, can be 2 units by removing doors. $59,900 MLS# 11-2202 Call Michael Pinko (570) 899-3865

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MOUNTAINTOP

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

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PITTSTON

136 Butler Street Lots of room and character in this 2 unit fixer upper. Nice yard. Walk up attics and enclosed porches. Property being sold in ''as is'' condition. MLS# 11-3302 $29,900 Call Patti 570-328-1752 Liberty Realty & Appraisal Services LLC

PITTSTON 149 Butler St.

Well maintained, 2 story, 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths. Large eat-in kitchen, 1st floor laundry room, beautiful woodwork, off street parking. $134,900 (570) 655-1255

PITTSTON

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 realtyinc.com. MLS 11-1685 $89,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

PITTSTON

S O L D

16 Defoe St. Lovely 2 story, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bath home that features open floor plan with cathedral ceiling family room. Pristine hardwood floors. 3 season sun room leads to patio, in ground pool and manicured vinyl fenced yard. $169,000 MLS 11-141 Call Terry 570-885-3041 or Angie 570-885-4896

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Rear 395 E. Washington St. 2 family home with 2 bedrooms each side, separate utilities, great income earning potential. One side occupied, one available for rent. MLS 11-2425 $59,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

10 Garfield St. Looking for a Ranch??? Check out this double wide with attached 2 car garage on a permanent foundation. Large master bedroom suite with large living room, family room with fireplace, 2 full baths, laundry room, formal dining room, vaulted ceilings throughout and MORE! MOS 10-2463 $89,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

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89 Lambert St

This pleasant brick 3 bedroom on a wide lot, sits nicely back from the street. Recently remodeled. MLS 11-1080 $88,000. Call Betty at Century 21 Smith Hourigan Group 570-287-1196 ext 3559 or 570-714-6127

PITTSTON

95 William St. 1/2 double home with more square footage than most single family homes. 4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, ultra modern kitchen and remodeled baths. Super clean. For more information and photos visit www.atlas realtyinc. com MLS 11-2120 $63,000 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

PITTSTON

Duplex. Aluminum siding, oil heat, semi - modern kitchens, long term tenant. On a spacious 50’ x 150’ lot. Motivated Seller. $44,900 Anne Marie Chopick 570-760-6769 GEORGE T. BELL REAL ESTATE 570-288-6654

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PITTSTON

44 Lambert St

Beautiful, cozy home. Upstairs laundry, lots of closet space.Tastefully renovations. extra large driveway.low maintenance.thermostats in each room. all measurements approximate. MLS 11-2210 $89,900 David Krolikowski CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

PITTSTON

NANTICOKE 7 STREAM VIEW COURT NOT A DRIVE BY! Wonderful post & beam construction and beautiful wood throughout! 3 large bedrooms features master suite on 1st floor. Wrap around deck overlooks shaded babbling brook on a 3/4 Acre lot. Quiet cul de sac Crestwood Schools. Just 2 min. to the triangle in Mt. Top. MLS# 11-1984 $239,000 Call Pat 715-9337

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8 Butler St. Grand old home making it’s debut! Perched o a corner lot, home features original woodwork, nice size rooms, 2nd floor balcony, 2 kitchens and walk up attic. Home needs updating but has loads of potential! MLS #11-731 $49,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

S O L D

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 realtyinc.com MLS #10-2817 Call Charlie for your private showing. VM 101

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SWEET VALLEY

WAPWALLOPEN 359 Pond Hill

WEST WYOMING

This 4 bedroom home features a great yard with over 2 acres of property. Situated across from a playground. Needs some TLC but come take a look, you wouldn’t want to miss out. There is also a pond at the far end of the property that is used by all surrounding neighbors. This is an estate and is being sold as is. No sellers property disclosure. Will entertain offers in order to settle estate. MLS 11-962 $69,900 Call Karen

119 Lincoln Ave. Perfectly remodeled cape in toy town! Nothing to do but move in! Newer kitchen, bath, windows, carpet, electric service and gas hot air furnace. Currently 2 bedroom, 1 bath with a dining room that could be converted back to a 3rd bedroom. Low taxes!! Great home for empty nesters, first time buyers! MLS 11-1630 $105,000 Call Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

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HUNLOCK CREEK

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WILKES-BARRE

134 Stanton Street

REDUCED! OWNER SAYS SELL NOW!!!

S O L D

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 realtyinc.com MLS #10-3676 $219,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

433 N. Main St, REDUCED! Large home in advanced stage of remodel ready for drywall and your choice of extras to be installed. Studded out for vaulted master suite with 2 closets,separate tub/shower and 2 more bedrooms, even an upstairs laundry planned! Large foyer & kitchen, formal Dining Room. Ready for new furnace/ water heater. Can lights, outlets already placed! Large lot with room for garage/deck/ pool. MLS# 10-4611 Price Reduced to $89,500! Call Amy Lowthert at (570)406-7815

COLDWELL BANKER RUNDLE REAL ESTATE

50 Broad Street. Solid, meticulous, 1500 S.F., brick ranch, containing 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms and 1 full bath on the main level and full bath in basement, 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. $249,900. Pat McHale (570) 613-9080

PLAINS TOWNHOME PITTSTON TWP. Completely remodeled In quiet plains neighborhood. STAUFFER POINT 2 bedroom, 1.5 42 Grandview Drive

Just like new end unit condo, with 1st floor master bedroom and bath, Living room with gas fireplace, hardwood floors in living ,dining room and kitchen, granite countertops and crown molding in kitchen, w separate eating area, lst floor laundry, heated sunroom with spectacular view, 2 additional bedrooms, full bath and loft on the 2nd floor , 2 car garage, gas heat and central air, priced to sell $277,000 MLS 112324 call Lu-Ann 602-9280

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bath. with finished basement/3rd bedroom. Hardwood floors, central air, electric heat, new roof & appliances. $118,000 Motivated Seller! (570) 592-4356

PLYMOUTH

139 SHAWNEE AVE W Lovely home in good condition. 4 bedroom, 1.5 bath, spacious living room, formal dining room, Florida room w/stone fireplace & oak walls. Ceramic tile baths, lots of closet space, security system & 2 car garage. Perfect for a growing family! Nice neighborhood. MLS#10-3020 $127,000 Call Debra at (570) 288-9371

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Spacious 1791 sq. ft. 1/2 double with wrap around porch, shed & garage. Semi modern kitchen and bath. 3 bedrooms with gas heat and plenty of storage. Anne Marie Chopick 570-760-6769 GEORGE T. BELL REAL ESTATE 570-288-6654

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372 Hoyt Street

17 CEDAR RD Birchwood Hills Charming, well maintained home on oversized lot. 40 ft. deck overlooks beautiful, private fenced yard with mature shrubs, flower gardens and in-ground pool. 4bedrooms, 2.5 baths, security, fire and sprinkler system. Two zoned gas heat and central air. Agent owned. See pictures on

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Charming 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, oversized 2 car garage built in 2004 in the beautiful Tripps Park Development in Scranton. Modern eat-in kitchen with maple cabinets, tiled floor, center island and French doors leading out to large deck overlooking the fenced yard. New hardwood floors in the family room. Formal living and dining rooms. Master bedroom with master bath and walk-in closet. 2nd floor laundry MLS 11-1841 $259,000 Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468

SHADOWBROOK MOUNTAIN

LEWITH & FREEMAN PLYMOUTH

1610 Westminster Rd

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 realtyinc.com MLS# 11-319 $300,000 Call Charles

SCRANTON 1504 Euclid Ave

This two story home has 4 bedrooms with space to grow. First floor has gas heat and second floor has electric heat. Off street parking for one in back of home. MLS 11-640 $62,900 Call Karen

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MLS#11-2239 $265,000 Call Marcie at (570) 714-9267

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12 Windy Drive New construction in the exclusive Slocum Estates. Stone & Stucco exterior. All the finest appointments: office or 5th bedroom, hardwood floors, crown moldings, 9' ceilings 1st & 2nd floor. Buy now select cabinetry & flooring. MLS #11-1987 $499,000 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801

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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. $532,000 MLS #11-952 Call Tracy Zarola 570-696-0723

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SHAVERTOWN

142 Cedar Ave 4 bedroom cape cod with family room addition. Finished basement. 2 ½ bath. 1 car garage. 120’ x 240’ lot. $130,000. Besecker Realty 570-675-3611

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91 GATES ROAD, Great 3 bedroom ranch home on over 2 acres of land! This home offers an oversized garage with carport in rear. A large tiled sunroom to enjoy year round. Master bedroom with ¾ bath. First floor laundry. Schedule your appointment today! MLS#11-1911 $157,900 Jill Jones 696-6550

SHAVERTOWN S PA C I O U S 3 bedrooms, 2 bath,

Ritz Craft, set up on large corner lot in Echo Valley Estates. $49,900. 570-696-2108 or 570-885-5000

SHAVERTOWN

A spectacular sunlit great room with floor to ceiling stone fireplace and vaulted ceiling adds to the charm of this 11 year young, 2400 sq ft. 2.5 bath 2 story situated on almost an acre of tranquility with fenced AG pool, rocking chair porch and a mountain view. There is a large living room, new kitchen w/dining area and a master suite complete with laundry room, walk in closet, and master bath with jetted tub. MLS #10-906 REDUCED TO $157,000 Don’t delay, call Pat today at 570-714-6114 or 570-287-1196

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380 Lantern Hill Rd Stunning describes this impressive 2 story with views from every room. Architectural design which features gourmet kitchen with granite tops. Office with built-ins. Finished lower level with 2nd kitchen. Family room with French doors out to rear yard. 4 car garage. $ 775,000 MLS# 11-1241 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801

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SHAVERTOWN

3 bedroom bi-level with family room, 2 car garage and much more. Just 3 miles from Tunkhannock. $220,000 Shari Philmeck ERA BRADY ASSOCIATES 570-836-3848

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2542 CHASE ROAD, New kitchen, new windows and doors and siding. All that is needed is a new owner! This 3 bedroom ranch offers a country feel, just off the beaten path while still in a convenient location. Lower level has recreation room, ½ bath plus room for storage. Move right in! MLS#11-2009 $139,900 Jill Jones or Bob Cook 696-6550

SHAVERTOWN 1195 Sutton Road Attractive, wellmaintained saltbox on 2 private acres boasts fireplaces in living room, family room & master bedroom. Formal dining room. Large Florida room with skylights & wet bar. Oak kitchen opens to family room. 4 bedrooms & 3 1/2 baths. Finished lower level. Carriage barn $449,000 MLS# 10-3394 Call Joe Moore 570-288-1401

57 Sara Drive Bright and open floor plan. This 6 year old home offers premium finishes throughout. Beautiful kitchen with granite tops. Finished Lower Level with French doors out to patio. Set on private 1.16 acre lot. MLS# 11-1991 $432,000 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801

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OFFICENTERS - Pierce St., Kingston

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

SHICKSHINNY

52 Cherokee Dr

Great ranch home situated on 1+ acre lot with Shickshinny Lake rights. Dock area to launch boat. This 4 bedroom home has an open floor plan with hardwood floors and a stone fireplace. Home warranty is included. Heat is GEO Thermal with airduct. MLS 10-3213 $228,900 Call Karen

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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

SWOYERSVILLE

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

SWEET VALLEY

2 story home featuring 4000 sq ft. 5 bedrooms with master suite. 4 baths. 2 story open foyer & 2 car garage. 15x30 kitchen with breakfast bar. LR, DR, office and finished basement. Gas heat & central air. Pool, deck, patio and nice yard $272,000 (570) 881-7996 BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

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THORNHURST

A Great home in a Great Community Thornhurst Country Club Es Clubhouse Golf with all day play for only $10, tennis courts and outdoor pool. This home backs up to PA State Game lands. This home is an Easy commute to Wilkes-Barre and Scranton close to all major highways. This is a must see custom made home with Three Baths and 4 Bedroom. For more information go to HomesInThe Poconos.com $165,000 Thomas Bourgeois 516-507-9403 Classic Properties 570-842-9988 ext 1412

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WEST PITTSTON

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 realtyinc.com MLS#10-1535 $59,000 Charlie VM 101

WEST PITTSTON

329 Wyoming Ave. If a 3-4 bedroom move in ready property featuring large living room and dining room with hardwood floors, spacious modern tiled kitchen, spectacular bath w/walk in shower and jetted tub, 1st floor laundry and 3/4 bath, roomy master bedroom with double closets might be what you’re looking for - visit the Open House or call PAT for an appointment MLS 11-2424 $179,900 Pat Gazenski 570-954-9038 CENTURY 21 SMITH HOURIGAN GROUP 570-287-1196

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SWEET VALLEY

570 Grassy Pond Rd

Seller will contribute toward closing costs on this 1997 Yeagley built home. Home is on a large, private lot but convenient to everything. Bonus room in lower level. Builtin 2 car garage. $147,500 MLS# 10-4348 Call Betty (570) 510-1736

610 Fourth Street Stately 4 bedroom home, new ultra modern kitchen, 13/4 baths, off street parking 1 car. Fenced yard, new windows, paint & carpet. Just move in! MLS#11-986 $127,000 Call Lynda (570) 696-5418

Smith Hourigan Group 570-696-1195

Smith Hourigan Group 570-287-1196 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. PRICE REDUCED $179,900 MLS# 10-4716 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

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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

SWEET VALLEY

TUNKHANNOCK

Almost new Colonial at Lake Carey. 4 bedrooms. 2 baths, deeded lake rights. Large rooms, hardwood floors, front porch with view of lake. Garage. Tree’d lot. Pull down stairs to attic. Oil forced air heat. View photos on lakehouse.com $329,500 Call 570-836-9877 for a showing

WANAMIE

950 Center St.

Enjoy easy summer living in 2 bedroom adorable cottage with lake rights on North Lake. Motivated seller. $79,900 Shari Philmeck ERA BRADY ASSOCIATES 570-836-3848

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Unique Property. Well maintained 2 story. 10 years old. Privacy galore. 3.5 acres. Pole Barn 30 x 56 for storage of equipment, cars or boats. A must see property. $289,000 MLS# 10-3799 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801

LEWITH & FREEMAN 570-288-9371

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

WEST WYOMING

NEW LISTING – Cozy cape cod with semimodern kitchen and bath. 2 bedrooms on 1st floor with additional 3rd bedroom on 2nd floor ready to be complete. Fenced yard and drive. Needs updating but a great buy at $40,500 Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769

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WEST WYOMING REDUCED!!!

WEST PITTSTON

TRUCKSVILLE 4 Oliver Road Located in the back part of Oliver Road in a very private part of North Lake in Sweet Valley. Yearning to be restored, lake front cape cod in a very tranquil setting was formerly used as a summer home. MLS 11-2113 $110,000 Jay Crossin CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 ext. 23

WEST WYOMING 438 Tripp St

322 SALEM ST.

WEST PITTSTON

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SWOYERSVILLE

SPRING BROOK TWP

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

LEWITH & FREEMAN

COUNTRY COTTAGE Beautiful 1.14 acres with stream. 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, hardwood floors, fireplace, wraparound porch, sunroom, deck & carport, * BREATHTAKING * Asking: $145,000 Call (570) 477-3677

NEW LISTING 101 Boston Ave. Quality home in great location w/custom features throughout. Won’t last long. $257,900. Call Joe or Donna, 613-9080

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P E N D I N G

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

WEST WYOMING

Toy Town Section 148 Stites Street

INCREDIBLE BUY

$71,000

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

WILKES-BARRE

108 Custer St. Move-in condition New replacement windows, furnace & water heater - New deck & front porch - A must see property - Don't Delay! MLS#11-2201 $72,500 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801

Nicely kept 3 bedrooms, 1 bath home. Fantastic price, also included is a home warranty with a service plus package. Don’t miss out. 10-3827 $44,000 Call Karen

Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate 570-474-2340

WILKES-BARRE

1400 N. Washington St Nice 2 story in need of some TLC with low taxes, near the casino. Roof is 5 yrs young. Newer water heater (installed '09), replacement windows throughout, 100 AMP electric, tiled bath, wallto-wall carpeting entire 1st floor. MLS 11-2383 $58,900 Donald Crossin CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

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WILKES-BARRE

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

WILKES-BARRE

178 High Street

Three unit property in good condition with first floor commercial store front with many possibilities. The second floor is a two bedroom apartment and the third floor is a 1 bedroom apartment. Additional lot included with sale for future growth and parking. MLS 10-3120. $63,500. Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468

WILKES-BARRE

186 Old RIver Road Off street parking and single car garage with a shared driveway. This 4 bedroom, one bath home in a convenient location just needs a little TLC. MLS 11-1552 REDUCED! $41,000 Michelle T. Boice 570-639-5393 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

WILKES-BARRE

231 Poplar St. Nice 3 bedroom home in move-in condition. Hardwood floors in living & dining room. Upgraded appliances including stainless double oven, refrigerator & dishwasher. Great storage space in full basement & walk-up attic. REDUCED PRICE $75,000 MLS# 10-4456 Barbara Young Call 570-466-6940

COLDWELL BANKER, RUNDLE REAL ESTATE 570-474-2340 Ext. 55

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129 & 131 Matson Ave Double Block, 6 rooms + bath on each side. $79,000 Call 570-826-1743


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WILKES-BARRE

WILKES-BARRE

WILKES-BARRE

WYOMING

254 N. Penna. Ave Not a drive-by. This clean, 3-4 bedroom has a newly added 1st floor laundry room and powder room. All new floor coverings, replacement windows. Interior freshly painted, updated electric, etc. Ready to move in. Off street parking for 2 cars and a large, fenced-in back yard w/storage shed. Across street from playground. MLS 11-1713 REDUCED! $44,500 Call Michelle T. Boice 570-639-5393 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

WILKES-BARRE

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 realtyinc.com MLS 11-749 $89,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

WILKES-BARRE

46 Bradford St. Well maintained 3 bedroom home with off street parking and large side yard, newer roof, vinyl siding, porches, windows, furnace, hot water heat, and electrical panel. All the big ticket items have been replaced for you. Home is ready to move right in! MLS 11-510 $78,000 Call Terry Solomon August 570-735-7494 Ext. 301 Antonik & Associates Real Estate 570-735-7494

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WILKES-BARRE 62 Schuler St

3 bedroom, 1 3/4 bath in very good condition. Hardwood floors throughout, updated kitchen and baths, natural woodwork, oversized yard on a double lot. Off street parking. MLS 10-4349 $79,900 Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468

WILKES-BARRE

35 Hillard Street

Great neighborhood surrounds this updated 2 story home with orignal woodwork. 3 bedroom, 1 bath, 1,500 sq. ft. oak eat-in kitchen, hardwood floors, stained glass windows, large room sizes, fenced yard, deck. Zoned R1 Single Family Zone $59,000 MLS #11-599 Call Tracy Zarola 570-696-0723

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WILKES-BARRE

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

WILKES-BARRE 382 Parrish St

3 Bedroom 1 1/2 baths with natural woodwork and stained glass windows throughout. MLS 10-4382 $49,900 Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468

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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

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

WILKES-BARRE

74 Frederick St

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 $18,900 Anne Marie Chopick 570-760-6769 GEORGE T. BELL REAL ESTATE 570-288-6654

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informational workshop on how to qualify for a Habitat house Saturday July 23 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at Boscov’s downtown Wilkes-Barre Affordable newly built 3 bedroom home. 20-year no-interest mortgage. Must meet Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity eligibility requirements.

Inquire at 570-820-8002 This very nice 2 story, 3 bedroom, 1 bath home has a large eat in kitchen for family gatherings. A great walk up attic for storage and the home is in move-in condition. MLS 11-1612 $63,900 Call Karen

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WILKES-BARRE

76 Moyallen Street An absolute “must see”. Charming home with many updates. Move-in condition on two lots. Granite and stainless kitchen, hardwood floors, and many great architectural features. Perfect for anyone looking for affordable gracious living. See pictures

www.lewith-freeman.com MLS#11-1889 $84,000 Call Marcie at (570) 714-9267

LEWITH & FREEMAN 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. Price Reduced!! $75,000 MLS# 11-1095 Call Jeff Cook Realty World Bank Capital 570-235-1183

WILKES-BARRE 9 Stark Street

Well cared for 3 story home with 5 bedrooms. Move in condition. Come take a look. You don’t want to miss out on this one. MLS 10-3911 $69,900 Call Karen

Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate 570-474-2340

5 Windy Hill Lane Well built, all brick rancher with spacious unique 2 car built-in garage, 4 season room, huge 2nd floor family room, hardwood floors throughout, private rear stone patio & yard. Large basement, 200 amp electric. MLS# 11-1664 Call Lynda (570) 696-5418

YATESVILLE PRICE REDUCED

WILKES-BARRE Large, stately brick

home in Historic District. Large eat-in kitchen, dining room 2 fireplaces, 5 full baths & 2 half baths. Huge master with office. Large 3rd floor bedroom. 2 story attic. Custom woodwork & hardwood floors.Leaded glass, large closets with built-ins. Needs some updates. With large income apt. with separate entrance. Call for appointment. ASKING $350,000 Call 570-825-3608 or 570-706-5917

WILKES-BARRE

Miners Mills Section Gracious home with updated roof, furnace and kitchen. Three bedrooms, spacious living room, large dining room, updated eatin kitchen, hardwood and pine floors, offices attached (was dentist). Separate 1-car garage and carport. Reduced for you! $119,000 MLS# 11-1010 Maribeth Jones 570-696-6565

WILKES-BARRE NOW REDUCED!

BACK MOUNTAIN 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 realtyinc.com MLS 10-4740 $154,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

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YATESVILLE REDUCED!

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 realtyinc.com MLS #10-3512 PRICE REDUCED $189,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

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LEWITH & FREEMAN DALLAS

678 Lehman Outlet Road Unusual Opportunity in Back Mountain. Ranch Home zoned Residential attached to Commercial Building (formerly print shop) with separate utilities on over 2 beautiful acres in Lake Twp. with plenty of parking. So many possibility's. Can be purchased as residential home. Call for more details. Property Type:RC: Residential with Commercial Function $165,000 MLS #11-42 570-242-2795

Income & Commercial Properties

FORTY FORT

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

6 unit apartment building. Each has 1 bath, bedroom, Parlor & Kitchen, Centrally located, all electric, good condition. Gross income $28,000, net $20,000. All offers considered. $114,900 570-829-0847

KINGSTON 7 Hoyt St

Nice duplex zoned commercial, can be used for offices as well as residential. All separate utilities. Keep apt. space or convert to commercial office space. Adjacent lot for sale by same owner. MLS 11-2176 $85,900 Jay A. Crossen CROSSEN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 ext. 23

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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 $414,900 MLS #11-995 Call Tracy Zarola 570-696-0723

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 realtyinc.com MLS 11-1608 $127,500 Call Tom 570-262-7716

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EDWARDSVILLE

62-67 ½Thomas St This would make an awesome family compound. No shortage of parking on this unique property. One single home, one duplex and an extra lot all included. Homes are right on the Edwardsville/Larksvi lle border. $129,900 11-252 Call Betty (570) 510-1736

Smith Hourigan Group 570-287-1196

Income & Commercial Properties

PITTSTON

Township Blvd.

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

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PLAINS

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 realtyinc.com MLS 11-1530 $210,000 Call Kim 570-466-3338

909

Income & Commercial Properties

107-109 E. Carey St. High traffic, high potential location with enough space for 2 second floor apartments. A stones throw away from the casino. Large front windows for showroom display. Basement & sub-basement for additional storage or workspace.

PRICE REDUCED $110,000 MLS# 10-1919 Call Stanley (570) 817-0111

Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate 570-474-2340

WEST WYOMING 331 Holden St 10-847

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 realtyinc.com MLS #10-4339 $172,400 Call Charlie VM 101

Commercial Building for Sale

414 Front Street, Nanticoke (Hanover Section)

Call me today for a personal tour reduced to $99,900!! Modern Office building featuring 4 offices, conference room, reception room, supply room, kitchen, garage, full basement, A/C, handicap ramp & off street parking. Call Dee Fields Today!

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COURTDALE

Many possibilities for this building. 40 + parking spaces, 5 offices, 3 baths and warehouse. $425,000 Maria Huggler CLASSIC PROPERTIES 570-587-7000

WEST WYOMING

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 REDUCED!! $84,900 Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 CROSS REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

WILKES-BARRE

819 North Washington St.

175’x130’ sloping lot with some trees. Public sewer, water, gas. $9,500. Quick sale to settle Estate. 570-287-5775 or 570-332-1048

DRUMS

Lot 7 Maple Dr. Private yet convenient location just minutes from interstates. You can fish in your own back yard in the Nescopeck Creek or use the nearby state game lands. Perfect for your vacation cabin or possible year round home! MLS#11-1492 $19,900 Jill Jones 696-6550

WYOMING 14 West Sixth St.

DURYEA

44.59 ACRES

Industrial Site. Rail served with all utilities. KOZ approved. For more information and photos visit www.atlas realtyinc.com $2,395,000 MLS#10-669 Call Charlie

JENKINS TWP.

TOBYHANNAH

Hospital St. Eagle View Great residential lot overlooking the Susquehanna River for a stunning view of the river and surrounding area. Build your dream home on this lot with the best river and valley views in Luzerne County. Gas, telephone, electric and water utility connections are available. For more details & photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 11-2640 $125,000 Call Kim 570-466-3338

This is a Contemporary Home located in an Amenity Filled Community. Located near two bus stops going to NYC. It is in move in condition so bring your furniture and move right in. Investors this could be a great rental property. Low heating cost with fireplace in Living room. Bring all offers owner is anxious. Visit www.HomesIn ThePoconos.com Thomas Bourgeois 516-507-9403 Classic Properties 570-842-9988

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MOUNTAIN TOP

Crestwood Schools! 126 Acres for Sale! Mostly wooded with approx. 970 ft on Rt. 437 in Dennison Twp. $459,000 Call Jim Graham at 570-715-9323 570-474-9801

LEWITH & FREEMAN

MOUNTAIN TOP

Several building lots ready to build on! ALL public utilities! Priced from $32,000 to $48,000! Use your own Builder! Call Jim Graham at 570-715-9323 570-474-9801

LEWITH & FREEMAN NEWPORT TOWNSHIP

2 LOTS - 1 mile south of L.C.C.C. Established 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

PLAINS TOWNSHIP

8.65 acres on end of cul-de-sac in Laurelbrook Estates 10 minutes from Blakeslee and Wilkes-Barre on Rt. 115. Perc certficate available. MLS 11-53 $127,000 Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468

ESTATE SALE Dallas Heights Lot 4 $35,000; Lot 5 $28,000; Lot 6 $45,000, or all 3 lots for $89,000. Frontage 220x120. Call 757-350-1245 PRICES REDUCED EARTH CONSERVANCY LAND FOR SALE 46+/- Acres Hanover Twp., $89,000 28+/- Acres Fairview Twp., $85,000 32+/- Acres Wilkes-Barre Twp. REDUCED! 61+/- Acres Nuangola $118,000 JUST SOLD! 10+/- Acres Hanover Twp.

PRICE$65,000 REDUCED!

Contact Judy Rice 714-9230 MLS# 11-572

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WILKES-BARRE

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

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938

Apartments/ Furnished

A great place for a hunting Cabin or Camper, short walk to state games lands. This lot comes with electric septic and well so just drop off your camper and you are all set to go. Only $20,000. Visit www.HomesIn ThePoconos.com Thomas Bourgeois 516-507-9403 Classic Properties 570-842-9988

2.3 ACRES

Assesed $42,000 Sacrifice $38,000. 570-760-0049

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PITTSTON

FURNISHED

1 bedroom apartment, with patio, kitchen with appliances, refrigerator with ice maker, washer & dryer, microwave, trash compactor, garbage disposal, air, carpeting, furniture, off street parking, no pets, Year lease, $600 + security. Heat, water, sanitation and refuse incl. 570-883-7458 or 202-425-7388

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PLYMOUTH FURNISHED APARTMENT FOR RENT

utilities all paid Call 570-881-0636 WILKES-BARRE 1195 Lantern Hill Road Prime residential wooded lot with plenty of privacy. Gently sloping. $150,000 MLS# 11-1601 Call Joe Moore 570-288-1401

FULLY FURNISHED 1 BEDROOM APT.

ŠShort or long term ŠExcellent Neighborhood ŠPriv. Tenant Parking Š$595 includes all utilities. No pets. (570) 822-9697

941

HARDING

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.

WEST PITTSTON

Wyoming Ave 60’x150’ level lot Great Location Priced to sell Call Bernie 888-244-2714 Rothstein Realtors 570-288-7594

POTENTIAL RESIDENTIAL

SHAVERTOWN

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BUILDING SITES

GOULDSBORO 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

912 Lots & Acreage

WYOMING PRICE REDUCED!

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KINGSTON

PITTSTON

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909

Wyoming Avenue

LEWITH & FREEMAN NANTICOKE

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 $229,000 Call Tom 570-282-7716

Let’s sit down and talk, make a plan, and help you get ‘moving” into a home. Dee Fields, Associate Broker 570-788-7511

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 $66,000 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 realtyinc.com. Reduced to $89,000 MLS #10-3872 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

909

KINGSTON

WILKES-BARRE

FREE

Income & Commercial Properties

AVOCA

Smith Hourigan Group 570-696-1195 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. $99,000 MLS 11-825 Anne Marie Chopick GEORGE T. BELL REAL ESTATE 570-288-6654 570-760-6769

909

SHAVERTOWN LAND Harford Ave.

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

Apartments/ Unfurnished

ASHLEY

Available Immediately Modern 2nd floor 2 bedroom apartment. Off street parking. Washer dryer hookup. Appliances. Bus stop at the door. $550. Water Included. 570-954-1992

AVOCA

Spacious 2 bedroom, 2nd floor. No pets. $485 / month + security. Call 570-328-3773

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.

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CONDO FOR LEASE:

$1,800. 2 bedroom/ 2 Bath. Call Us to discuss our great Amenity & Maintenance program! Call 570-674-5278 Dallas, Pa. MEADOWS APARTMENTS 220 Lake St. Housing for the elderly & mobility impaired; all utilities included. Federally subsidized program. Extremely low income persons encouraged to apply. Income less than $12,250. 570-675-6936, 8 am-4 pm, Mon-Fri. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

DUPONT Large completely

remodeled 2 bedroom. Stove & fridge included. Private interior attic & basement access. Washer/ dryer hookup. Nice yard. $650. No pets. Call 570-479-6722

EDWARDSVILLE

2 apartments. Spacious. Each with 2 bedrooms, 2nd floor, off street parking. Washer/ dryer hook up & dishwasher, refrigerator. $450/$600 month + 1 year lease /security, references & utilities. No pets. Non Smoking. Not approved for Section 8. Call Rudy at 570-288-6626

EDWARDSVILLE

Spacious freshly painted 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. Convenient location. Refrigerator & stove provided, washer /dryer hookup, no pets, no smoking. $510/month Section 8 Accepted Call 570-357-3628

EXETER

Newly remodeled. 2nd floor, 2 bedroom, all appliances, laundry hook up, off street parking. No Pets. $575/ month + utilities. Call (570) 417-4311 or (570) 696-3936

EXETER

SENIOR APARTMENTS

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-12pm. Equal Housing Opportunity

1-2 BEDROOM

RENTALS

FORTY FORT. PROFESSIONALLY MANAGED, EMPLOYMENT\ VERIFICATION/ APPLICATION MANDATORY. No pets/smoking/ lease. All modern appliances, services. Details upon request. Begin at $550 + utilities. Call For Availability

AMERICA REALTY 570-288-1422

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP West End Road

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

HANOVER TWP.

1 bedroom, first floor, off street parking, stove & fridge included. No Pets. $390/month plus utilities NEWLY REMODELED. (570) 357-1138

HANOVER TWP.

Kornkrest, 1 bedroom, heat, hot water, stove & fridge included. Security & lease. $550/month. Call 570-825-0146

HANOVER TWP. Lee Park

2nd floor, living room, eat in kitchen, 2 bedroom, wall to wall, rear porch, washer & dryer. Water, garbage & sewer included. No pets. $440/month + 1st, last, security, & references. 570-606-3256

HARVEYS LAKE 1 bedroom, LAKE

FRONT apartments. Wall to wall, appliances, lake rights, off street parking. No Pets. Lease, security & references. 570-639-5920

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KINGSTON - E. Bennett 1st Floor - 5 Rooms

Ideal location. Clean Modern Fresh Paint Carpeted Gas Heat NO Smoking-NO Pets $500/month + utilities Lease, References, Security. Ready Now 570-696-1847

KINGSTON

1 bedroom, all appliances. $450 + utilities & security. Available now. Call 570-829-0847

KINGSTON

121 Butler St Newly renovated 2 bedroom, 2nd floor apartment. AC, appliances including washer/dryer & storage. $900/month + utilities, security, lease. 570-283-3969

KINGSTON 1BR FOR LEASE 223 Zerby Ave.

Available 08/01, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, refrigerator and stove provided, no pets, $475/per month, water and sewer paid, $475/ security deposit. Call (570) 472-5943

KINGSTON

1st floor, newly remodeled, offstreet parking, washer/dryer hookup, yard. 1 or 2 bedroom. Lease. $525/month, plus utilities & security. Not Section 8 approved. 570-954-3637.

KINGSTON

72 E. W alnut St. 2nd floor, located in quiet neighborhood. Kitchen, living room, dining room, sun room, bathroom. 2 large and 1 small bedroom, 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. 1 yr. lease + security $900/month 570-406-1411

KINGSTON A N VAILABLE

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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

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KINGSTON

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

KINGSTON

Large 2 bedroom. Remodeled. Stove fridge & dishwasher. Washer/ dryer hookup. $675; heat included. Call 570-814-0843 or 570-696-3090

KINGSTON

Modern spacious 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 1st floor, off street parking, all appliances, laundry in unit, air, screened porch. No pets - No smoking. $750 + utilities. 714-9234

KINGSTON

Rutter Ave. REDUCED! 1 bedroom 1st floor, large living room, neutral decor. Gas heat, water included. Off street parking. No pets. $410 plus security & lease. 570-793-6294

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KINGSTON

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LARKSVILLE

NEWLY REMODELED! First floor. 3 rooms and bath. Heat, hot water, garbage, sewer included. Off street parking. Bus stop at door. $475/month + $475 security & 1 year lease. No pets 570-779-2258 after 12pm

LUZERNE 1 bedroom, wall to wall, off-street parking, coin laundry, water, sewer & garbage included. $495/ month + security & lease. HUD accepted. Call 570-687-6216 or 570-954-0727

LUZERNE

Available August 1 2nd floor, 1 bedroom & bath. Heat, hot water & sewer included. AC, washer & dryer included. Newly painted. No pets, non smoking. Security, lease & references required. $575/month. Call (570) 288-4253 Leave message

MOCANAQUA

3 bedroom 1/2 double, large modern bathroom and kitchen. Pergo floors throughout, large yard. $650/per month, plus utilities, security and lease. (570) 417-0137

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.

Mountain Top

1st floor. 1 or 2 bedrooms. Laundry, facilities, porch. No pets. $600/month + utilities, security, lease & credit check. (570) 868-6503

MOUNTAIN TOP WOODBRYN 1 & 2 Bedroom.

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.

NANTICOKE 2 bedroom, wall to

wall carpet, offstreet parking, $495 per month+ utilities, security, lease. HUD accepted. Call 570-687-6216 or 570-954-0727

NANTICOKE

REMODELED

2 bedrooms, 1 bath room, stove provided, off-street parking. Remodeled. New kitchen/bathroom floors & carpeting, fresh paint, yard & deck included. $450/per month, plus utilities. Call (570) 916-2043

NANTICOKE Studio or 2 bed-

rooms, 2nd floor, heat, water garbage, sewage included. no pets. $350-$525 + security. 570-735-3350

NANTICOKE

Very clean. modern. 2 bedroom. Heat, hot water, stove, fridge, washer/ dryer, 2 air conditioners included. Large rooms. Closets. Off street parking. Security. $675/month (570) 736-3125

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PITTSTON 1 bedroom, 1 bath.

Heat, water and sewer included. No Yard. NO PETS. $650 per month 570-443-0770

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PITTSTON

1ST FLOOR MODERN

2 bedrooms, no pets, Newly painted with carpet and tile. $525/per month. Call (570) 357-1383

PITTSTON 2 bedroom, bath,

kitchen, living room. Heat & water included. $560/ month. 1st month & security. No pets 570-451-1038

PITTSTON bedroom.

2 All appliances included. All utilities paid; electricity by tenant. Everything brand new. Off street parking. $750 + security & references 570-969-9268

PITTSTON 3 bedroom. Off

street parking, on site laundry. Enclosed porch. Tenant pays electric, sewage & trash. $650 + utilities. Security required. Call (570) 881-1747

PITTSTON

Modern 1st floor, 1 bedroom, wall to wall carpet, newly painted, washer/ dryer hook-up, private drive. Water, sewer & garbage included. No pets. No smoking. $400 + security. 570-883-9384

PITTSTON

Modern air conditioned 2 bedroom, 1st floor. Appliances included. Laundry hookup. Enclosed porch, heated garage, off street parking. Heat, sewer, water & garbage included. No pets. $695/mos. Security & lease. 570-430-0123

PLAINS 3 YEAR NEW - ONE FLOOR APARTMENT 32 Helen Street

For lease, available immediately, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, all appliances provided, washer/dryer on premises, offstreet parking, no pets, Three year old single story apartment. Ideal for senior citizen or those with limited mobility. Convenient to public transportation. All Maintenance Included. Modern, Central Air, Very Efficient, $775/per month, Sewer Paid, $775/ security deposit. Call (570) 417-8142

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PLAINS Spacious two story

3 bedroom apt. Professionally cleaned & painted. New carpeting, hardwood floors, ceiling fans. Eat-in kitchen with stove /fridge/dishwasher, washer/ dryer hookups. Off Street Parking, Nice area. $700 plus utilities. Security/lease. Sorry no smoking or pets. References required. Call (570) 824-9507

PLYMOUTH

1 bedroom apartment, $495/month + security & electric. Available Now! Call 570-829-0847

PLYMOUTH

3 bedroom half double. Very quiet street. Off street parking. Pets negotiable. Washer/dryer hookup. Fridge, stove water included. $595 Call 570-239-9840

S. WILKES-BARRE

3 bedroom, 1.5 baths, small yard, front porch, off street parking. $465/month security required. Tenant pays all utilities. 570-332-5723

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

2 bedroom Townhouse w/full basement. 1.5 baths, off street parking. $600/per month + utilities & security. No Pets 570-283-1300 M-F 570-388-6422 all other times

WEST PITTSTON

1st floor, wall to wall, 3 rooms, 1 bedroom, $435 + utilities. No pets. No smoking. Includes washer. 570-335-3157 West Pittston, Pa. GARDEN VILLAGE APARTMENTS 221 Fremont St. Housing for the elderly & mobility impaired; all utilities included. Federally subsidized program. Extremely low income persons encouraged to apply. Income less than $12,250. 570-655-6555, 8 am-4 pm, Monday-Friday. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

WEST WYOMING AVAILABLE NOW!!

2nd floor 1 bedroom, nice kitchen with appliances, $450 month plus utilities and security deposit. No animals. No smoking. Call 570-693-1000

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Mayflower Crossing Apartments 570.822.3968 2, 3 & 4 Bedrooms - Light & bright open floor plans - All major appliances included - Pets welcome* - Close to everything - 24 hour emergency maintenance - Short term leases available

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3 extra large, extra clean bedrooms. Heat & hot water included. No pets. $755/month + 1 month rent & security. Section 8 okay. SERIOUS INQUIRES ONLY. Call after 5pm 570-793-7856 570-793-4987

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WILKES-BARRE 2 bedroom, washer

dryer hookup, off street parking, $425 + security & utilities. 570-822-7657

2WATER BEDROOMS / 1 BATH / SEWER /

TRASH INCLUDED, Newly renovated. Washer/dryer On-Site, Parking, Secure Building, $625/per month. Call (570) 899-8034

Wilkes-Barre

260 Carey Ave Small 1 bedroom, ground level, 1st floor. Heat & hot water included. Newly remodeled. $520/month. Call Jim 570-288-3375 For pictures visit

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SAINT JOHN APARTMENTS 419 N. Main St Wilkes Barre Spacious 1 bedroom. Secured Senior Building. Applicants must be over age 62 & be income qualified. Rent start at $501 per month. Includes ALL utilities.

570-970-6694 Equal Housing Opportunity

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1 B edroom Sta rting a t $675.00 • Includes gas heat, w ater,sew er & trash • C onvenient to allm ajor highw ays & public transportation • Fitness center & pool • P atio/B alconies • P et friendly* • O nline rentalpaym ents • Flexible lease term s M ond a y - Frid a y 9 -5 Sa turd a y 1 0-2

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EAST MOUNTAIN APARTMENTS

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PLYMOUTH

Orchard St. 1 bedroom, ground floor, stove, fridge, w/d, large porch, no smoking or pets. Sewer included. $375/per month, plus security, & lease. Credit check required. (570)779-3472

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WILKES-BARRE APARTMENTS FOR RENT!

425 S. Franklin St. For lease. Available immediately, washer/ dryer on premises, no pets. We have studio & 1 bedroom apts. On site parking. Fridge & stove provided. 24/7 security camera presence and all doors electronically locked. Studio $450; 1 bedroom $550. Water & sewer paid. One month / security deposit. Call 570-793-6377 or 570-208-9301 after 10:00 a.m. to schedule an appointment. Or email shlomo_voola @yahoo.com wilkesliving.com WILKES-BARRE HISTORIC WHEELMAN 439 S. Franklin St. 1 bedroom, hardwood floors. A/C, marble bath. Security system. Laundry. $625 570-821-5599 WILKES-BARRE

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