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Wall St.: The sum of all fears Downgrade helps Dow dive 634 points

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pect that fear in the markets would reinforce itself, as it did during the financial crisis in the fall of 2008. “What’s rocking the market is a growth scare,” said Kathleen Gaffney, co-manager of the $20 billion Loomis Sayles bond fund. “Themarketisunderalotofstressthatreally has little to do with the downgrade.” Instead, Gaffney said, investors are focused on worries about another recession and “howEuropeandtheU.S.aregoingtowork their way out of a high debt burden” if economic growth remains slow. The Federal Reserve will meet today,

NEW YORK — Fear has taken over on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrials fell 634.76 points, the first trading day since Standard & Poor’s downgraded American debt. It was the sixth-worst point decline for the Dow in the last112 years and the worst drop since December 2008. Every stock in the Standard&Poor’s500indexdeclinedMonday. But the S&P downgrade wasn’t the only catalyst Monday. Investors worried about the slowing U.S. economy, escalating debt problems threatening Europe and the pros- See DIVE, Page 12A

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McCole having been racing together at the Wilkes-Barre Triathlon for nearly 30 years. “It’s friendly, but it’s not competitive,” said Owens, who has known McCole since both were in their mid-20s. 1B

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But because the presiding judge in Ciavarella’s case won’t allow juveniles’ testimony at the sentencing hearing, Bernadine and others will have to settle for expressing themselves in other ways, such as wearing T-shirts supplied by Sandy Fonzo, who

Former Luzerne County Judge Mark Ciavarella faces a possible life sentence based on sentencing guideline calculations that were prepared by the federal probation department, according to a transcript of a presentence hearing. Speaking af- Ciavarella ter Ciavarella’s conviction in February, federal prosecutors estimated Ciavarella faced 151 to 188 months in prison based on sentencing guidelines. A pre-sentence investigation prepared by probation department officials differs significantly from what prosecutors originally estimated, however. Ciavarella, 61, is scheduled to be sentenced on Thursday for his conviction on 12 of the 39 counts filed against him relating to his acceptance of nearly $1 million from Robert Mericle, the builder

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Taylor Fonzo, left, helps aunt Sandy Fonzo hand out T-shirts with an image of Sandy’s late son, Edward Kenzakoski III, at Kirby Park on Monday. As a juvenile, Kenzakoski was sentenced by former Judge Mark Ciavarella. Kenzakoski committed suicide last year.

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Woman hands out shirts bearing image of her late son to be worn to proceeding.

WILKES-BARRE – Flo Wallace went to Kirby Park on Monday to get T-shirts she and family members plan to wear to the sentencing hearing of the judge who sentenced her daughter to prison camp for a minor crime. Bernadine Wallace was 15

when former Luzerne County Judge Mark Ciavarella sent her to Camp Adams and she was led from the courtroom in handcuffs and shackles. Now, she wants to testify at Ciavarella’s sentencing. Ciavarella on Thursday will learn his fate for his conviction on 12 counts relating to his acceptance of nearly $1 million from the builder of two juvenile detention centers utilized by the county. Prosecutors had alleged Ciavarella incarcerated juveniles as part

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of a scheme to boost profits at those facilities and then extorted money from the co-owner, but he was found not guilty of the extortion charges. Still, parents believe their children were victims of Ciavarella’s crimes and are still suffering. “My daughter’s been an emotion wreck and I feel she needs to be heard,” Flo Wallace said.

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Salvation Army seeks OK for new spot for rehab center Organization wants to move 24-hour Adult Rehabilitation Center from Hazle Street to New Hill Street. By BILL O’BOYLE boboyle@timesleader.com

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WILKES-BARRE – The Salvation Army will go before the city’s Zoning Hearing Board next week to seek approval on a new location for its 24-hour Adult Rehabilitation Center. Jerry Balara, Salvation Army business administrator, said the proposed location is at 60 New Hill St., the former site of BridgeView, an inpatient treatment center located off Wilkes-Barre Boulevard for children with severe mental health issues that was operated by Children’s Ser-

ZONING MEETING Next meeting: Wednesday, Aug. 17 Time: 4:30 p.m. Where: Council Chambers, 4th Floor, Market Street, City Hall

vice Center. It closed earlier this year. Balara said the Salvation Army ARC program has capacity for about 50 adults in need of basic necessities, therapy, counseling and spiritual direction with issues of substance misuse, legal problems, relaCLARK VAN ORDEN/THE TIMES LEADER tional conflicts, homelessness and unemployment. The center provides food and The proposed new location of the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation program on shelter for the homeless men, Balara said. New Hill Street Wilkes-Barre, the former home of Bridgeview. Currently, the Salvation Army ARC program is housed at 163 Hazle St. Balara said new location is a better choice than renothat site is in need of major repairs, and a vations. The Salvation Army withdrew its See CENTER, Page 6A


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Hughestown talks flooding, drainage issues Parsonage Street resident says he believes flooding on 300 block worse than ever.

By B. GARRET ROGAN Times Leader Correspondent

HUGHESTOWN -- Borough Council mainly discussed flooding and other drainage issues during Monday night’s brief regular meeting. Resident Dave Anderson of Parsonage Street stated his concerns about consistent street flooding on the 300 block, in the

vicinity of his home. He estimated the flooding has been regular for nearly three decades, but he fears that it is now worse than ever before. He said he recently had to help a motorist push his automobile out of a waist-deep puddle that had formed over a catch basin. Short of immediately determining the root cause of the flooding, borough officials pledged to have the several catch basins in the area thoroughly cleaned. Mayor Paul Hindmarsh said a

Warrior Run airs police complaints Council officials say they met with Nanticoke’s chief over coverage concerns. By SUSAN DENNEY Times Leader Correspondent

WARRIOR RUN -- Borough Council President Robert Daylida explained to residents at Monday night’s council meeting that he and the council had met in executive session with the Nanticoke Police Chief Cheshinski about police coverage in the borough. The meeting with the Nanticoke chief was based on the large number of complaints at the council’s previous meeting, Daylida said. The borough official said better communication is needed between the residents and council of Warrior Run and the Nanticoke Police Department. Warrior Run does not have its own police force, but contracts with Nanticoke for police coverage. “We need a meeting with them at least once or twice a month to discuss these kinds of problems,” Council Member Larry Siejak said. Borough Solicitor James Pyrah suggested it be an open meeting and it should be held on a regular schedule so that grievances could be aired. One resident complained that he was recently cited by the Nanticoke police for making a 9-1-1 call. He said he had reported illegal burning and had shown the police officer the newly passed

lasting solution may require additional research from state officials. Anderson said the thought soot-infused storm-water run-off from the former coal mine on the street is more than the small catch basins can handle. Council member Barbara Gatto lent support to Anderson’s claims, pointing out the proper-

Anderson also raised an issue he has with a drainage ditch in the back of his property. He said a drainage pipe currently ends on his property and creates a foul odor during the cold weather months. He said he is hoping to get permission to extend the pipe approximately 150 feet onto what he believes to be municipal property. Borough officials promised to have the municipal engineer research the feasibility of the issue next week.

Fallen Moscow soldier given final tribute A Moscow native who was killed last week while serving in Afghanistan was brought home Monday. Ssgt. Patrick R. Dolphin, 29, served with the U.S. Marine Corps in Operation Enduring Freedom. A procession, which included escorts from the state police, more than 40 motorcycles from the Rolling Thunder and Friends of the Forgotten, friends and family and a fire truck, was conducted in Elmhurst. His funeral will be on Wednesday from the Carlucci-GoldenDeSantis Funeral Home in Dunmore. His Mass will be at St. Ann’s Basilica in Scranton at 9:30 a.m. Assisting the flag being attached to the ladder truck were, front, Eric Schield, left, and Walter Serowinski, right, both from Elmhurst/Roaring Brook Twp. Volunteer Fire Dept. and in the bucket, Chad Grabowsk, left, and Bill Snyder, right, both from Covington Twp. Volunteer Fire Dept. Dolphin was a 2000 graduate of North Pocono High School and was married to the former Lindsay Granza of Scranton.

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borough burn ban ordinance. He said that the officer denied any knowledge of the ordinance. The resident said the officer then issued him a $290 citation for making the report. Pyrah said he would contact the Nanticoke chief about the situation. He also said he would fax a copy of the new ordinance to the Nanticoke solicitor so that it could be distributed to the police force. “This is what we struggle with. We pass an ordinance but we can’t enforce it. We don’t have our own police force,” Pyrah said. In other business, Council Member Henry Moriarty suggested that lane lines be painted on the road at the intersection of Beaumont and Chestnut streets to discourage people from cutting across lanes. Borough Engineer Paul Pasonick said he would check into the possibility of doing that. The council has been meeting for several months in the volunteer fire department hall because of renovations to the borough building. Council Member James Young expressed dissatisfaction with the contractor in charge of this project. “It was supposed to be completed in May, but it’s August and it’s still not finished,” he said, Daylida said of the contractor, “He’s slow.” Young replied, “It’s ridiculous.”

Board also approved W H AT ’ S N E X T $156,325 for the Safe Routes Commissioners will meet in work session Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. to School project.

HANOVER TWP. – Commissioners approved several payments for construction work at Monday night’s regular meeting. Commissioners approved a total reimbursed payment of $156,325 to the township’s ongoing Safe Routes to School project. The project is federally funded and provides for the installation of sidewalks, signage and ways to make the routes children use to walk to school safer. In other business, the commissioners: • Approved a payment of $6,500 to Reilly Associates to perform a drainage study on the existing drainage system on Sobieski Street. • Approved a request from Reilly Associates to approve a quote received from Ed Krasavage Construction for $9,450 to perform sewer repairs near the Hanover Green Cemetery.• Approved a payment of $10,972 to GC Wall Inc. for repairs to the floor of the Hanover Green Fire Station No. 1. The commissioners will send a letter to the Ha-

Hughestown’s next regular council meeting will be held Monday, Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m.

ty’s current owner, Louis DeNaples, had laid gravel over portions of the property in the past in what now appears to be an insufficient attempt to address the problem. Although unsure of exact dates, Gatto said the mine had not been in operation for quite some time and had changed hands several times before DeNaples took over and disassembled the coal breaker. The property currently features a faded sign that reads Newcounty Coal at its Parsonage Street entrance.

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nover Township Ambulance Association and the Goodwill Hose Company No.1requesting a contribution of 1/3 of the invoice. • Appointed Edward Bliss and Peter Stefankiewicz to the township’s fire police. • Hired James Chernavage, Loretta Gill, Teresa McEneny, Thomas Romashko, Audrey Davis, William Redick, John Marut, Connie Varhely, Jane Carbohn, Dorothy Zakrzewski and Thomas Politz as school crossing guards for the 2011-12 school year. Mary Weidner, Joan Marley, Kathleen Chernavage, Veronica Slabinski, Caleb N. Ginyard III, Brenda June, Helen Siejak and Gerald Driscoll were hired as substitute crossing guards. • Hired Jeffrey Sebecky, Travis Temarantz, James Ellis, Mike Yodsnukis, Gabriel Metric, Robert Williams, Joseph Temarantz, Jeffrey Tudgay, Dwayne Taggert and Dan Wegrzynowicz as temporary fire truck drivers on an as needed basis in the Hanover Township Fire Department at stations No. 5 and No. 6 at a rate of $9 an hour. All combined hours cannot exceed 64 hours per week.

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POLICE BLOTTER HANOVER TWP. – Police arrested two men and seized drugs, money, a gun and military body armor from their residence early Monday morning. Michael Rosario, 22, and Bradley James Swartwood, 20, both of Sans Souci Parkway, were both charged with possession of and possession with intent to deliver controlled substances – cocaine and heroin. Swartwood also was charged with delivery of a controlled substance (marijuana) and receiving stolen property (a firearm), police said. Township police in conjunction with the Luzerne County Drug Task Force served a search warrant at the address, which police did not disclose, at 7:40 a.m. They recovered cocaine, heroin, marijuana, Ecstasy

(MDMA), $1,140 in cash, a stolen semi-automatic handgun, a military body armor vest, digital scales, cell phones and plastic baggies. The seized narcotics had a street value of more than $5,000, police said. Rosario and Swartwood were arraigned before District Judge Joseph Halesey and jailed at Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $50,000 cash bail. The West Pittston Police Department assisted in the investigation. WILKES-BARRE – City police reported the following: • Jerome R. Davis, 34, of 45 Columbus Ave., Wilkes-Barre, and Terrance Davis, 22, of 681 Hazle St., Wilkes-Barre, were arrested and cited with public drunkenness after police responded to a report of a fight in the street at Wilkes-Barre Boulevard

and Columbus Avenue at 12:45 a.m. Monday and found the two men arguing and apparently highly intoxicated, police said. • Police cited Ryan Siley, of 715 Washington St., WilkesBarre, with harassment after Caitlin Neiderkieser, of the same address, reported on Friday that Siley, her ex-boyfriend, had been sending her text messages of a graphic nature, police said. • Richard Major, of Davis Place, Wilkes-Barre, reported on Monday that someone used a tax refund card without permission at 99 Govier St. An investigation continues. • Mary Beth Salmon, of 10 Jenks Lane, reported on Monday that someone kicked in her front door. • Tina Randazzo, of Kingston, reported on Monday that someone broke into her property at 79 Corlear St. and stole copper pipe.

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WEST WYOMING -- Marty Herring asked council on Monday why Shoemaker Avenue wasn’t blocked during last month’s parade. He said he was helping his 9year-old grandson pick up candy in the middle of the road when his grandson yelled to him, “Watch out, there’s a car!” Herring said a line of cars came down the street at full speed. “Somebody better do something because if something happened to my grandson, this borough would have been in deep debt,” he said. Rick Humphrey of Hose Company No. 1, which hosted the parade and bazaar, said he will make sure the street is closed off

to outside traffic for future parades. Fourth Street resident Deanna Farrell thanked the borough fire departments for pumping water out of her basement during Saturday’s heavy rainfall. “Water was coming in my basement like a spout,” she said adding that crews were on the scene until 2 a.m. “They were hungry, they were tired, and they did a wonderful job.” Because her street doesn’t have any storm drains, Farrell said, it gets flooded frequently. Council President Eileen Cipriani said Fourth Street is one of several streets in the borough that is part of an upcoming storm water mitigation project, funded by an H20 grant through DEP. The project, which will begin

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Landlocked Plymouth Township homeowners Leonard and Elizabeth Tkaczyk, left, and Sharla and Tom Serbin stand at the closed access road on Railroad Street on property owned by township Supervisor Gale Conrad on Monday night.

Road access questioned By BILL O’BOYLE boboyle@timesleader.com

PLYMOUTH TWP. – Tom and Sharla Serbin returned home from a 16-day vacation Saturday evening and found an access road open that would allow them to drive to their Coal Street proper“The town- ty. But the road, which ship has to sits on property owned take care by Plymouth Township Chairwoman of its peo- Supervisor Gale Conrad and her husband, was blocked with ple. It’s an orange fence and a the town- bulldozer. A “No Tresship’s re- passing” sign was postsponsibil- ed.The road was opened ity.” by crews from Linde Corp., the company that Tom Serbin Coal Street has been hired by the resident Pennsylvania American Water Co. to repair water lines in Coal Creek so that the washed out road can be repaired and access returned to all residents of Coal Street. The washout was caused by flash flooding from several inches of rain that fell on July 3. Township Supervisor Joe Yudichak said Linde’s work will take 90 days to complete. A 12-inch water line was compromised and a 36-inch main line has been exposed since the road was washed out, Yudichak said. Conrad explained at Monday’s township supervisors’ meeting that she was told the water company and Linde received an emergency permit to use the access road. Linde cleared trees and brush from the road to make it wide enough for trucks and heavy equipment to get through, she said. At the end of the work day, the fencing is put back up and the bulldozer is parked to block

WILKES-BARRE – The installation of a new commercial dishwasher at the Luzerne County prison is expected to save more than $6,000 a month by eliminating the need to purchase Styrofoam containers that are now used to serve meals, warden Joseph Piazza told prison board members Monday. Piazza said installation of the machine is complete, but it is not yet operational pending finishing work on water heaters needed to operate it. The prison has used disposable plates and plastic wear since at least 2006, according to Times Leader archives. Piazza said he does not know

why that policy was put in place. In a 2006 interview, former warden Gene Fischi said the prison started using disposables because the kitchen, which was designed to feed 250, was serving more than 700 inmates a day and there was not enough room to wash dishes. In other business, the board took the following personnel actions: •Accepted the resignation of correctional officer trainee Joseph Petrosky and of full-time correctional officer Edwin Carreras. • Placed correctional officer trainee Raphael Rostock on suspension with the directive that he obtain required medical clearance within 30 days.

plants can get free potassium iodide tablets – also known as KI tablets – from the state Department of Health on Thursday. KI helps protect the thyroid gland against harmful radioactive iodine that may be released during a radiological emergency. Because not all radiological releases involve radioactive iodine, no one should take KI tablets unless directed to do so by state health officials or the governor. Anyone can take the tablets unless they are allergic to KI. The distribution is intended for people who were unable to take advantage of past KI offerings or have recently moved near nuclear power facilities. Individuals can pick up KI tablets for themselves and family members or those who can’t pick them up on their own. Directions on how to store the tablets and when to take them also will be provided. Those unable to get tablets during the distribution can pick them up any time at county or municipal health departments or state health centers. In Luzerne County, in which the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station is located, tablets will be distributed between 3 and 7 p.m. at Butler Township Community Center, 411 W. Butler Drive, Drums; and the Luzerne County Community College Public Safety Institute, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke.

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UGI Utilities Inc. Electric Division has scheduled an upgrade to a portion of its power distribution line system in Edwardsville on Wednesday. As a result, customers may experience electrical outages between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. The upgrade will affect customers on Pugh, Short, Green, Summit and Swallow streets. Customers may see their power restored and then interrupted again as UGI contractor crews complete the conversion. All customers should have power restored by 5 p.m. In the event of rain, the conversion will take place Thursday.

Supervisor addresses access to Coal Street and work to repair water lines in aftermath of flooding.

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Board said it did not see any more danger to students from proposed gas meter station.

DALLAS TWP. -- Dallas School District officials said Monday there is no retainer for an attorney working on behalf of the district in township zoning hearings concerning a natural gas metering station to be built near the campus. Resident Jane Tolomello asked the school board whether attorney Jack Dean, of ElW H AT ’ S liot, GreenNEXT leaf and The next Dallas Dean of School Board Scranton, meeting will be would conheld at 7 p.m. tinue particiSept. 19 in the pating in administration building. zoning hearings on behalf of the district for Chief Gathering LLC’s application for special exceptions to build a natural gas metering station about 1,300 feet from the Dallas schools. Board President Bruce Goeringer said there is no plan to request a continuance of Dean’s services at this time, but he insisted that if there is a pertinent issue, school board members will attend the next meeting. Goeringer said that because the company agreed to remove its compressor station, and later mercaptan tanks, from the site, the board did not see any more danger to students and therefore no longer requested Dean’s services. “It would have been nice to have someone from the district cross-examine (Chief’s) experts, the ones that say gas doesn’t blow up,” said Tolomello. She also said she was concerned about the age of the Transco interstate gas pipeline, into which Chief will tap its gathering line from Susquehanna County. Tolomello also spoke about how the natural gas companies are trying to eliminate the process of zoning and land development for pipeline projects and urged the school district to get involved in the proceedings. “What can the school board do?” asked Solicitor Benjamin Jones III. “... A clear and present danger does not seem to continue to exist.” The next zoning hearings scheduled for Chief’s application will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22 and 30 in the Insalaco Hall at Misericordia University.

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Plymouth Township Supervisor Chairwoman Gale Conrad, right, makes a personal statement about the closed access road on her property at Monday night’s meeting as Supervisor Joe Yudichak and Solicitor Bob Zaruta listen.

other vehicles from using the road. It’s a matter of liability, Conrad said. She said Linde and Pennsylvania American secured hold-harmless insurance coverage for use of the road, removing all liability from the Conrads. “The insurance covers all of their employees,” Conrad said. “And they will restore the property to its prior condition.” Tom Serbin asked Conrad if he could have the same courtesy and said he is willing to sign “any papers necessary to get access.” “School is approaching and winter is around the corner,” Serbin said. “I want to be able to get my kids to school so they don’t lose any time. And I want to be able to heat my home in the winter. We use propane gas and the truck can’t get to us right now.” Conrad said her attorney has drafted a

letter to be sent to the Serbins and to Len and Elizabeth Tkaczyk – the other family landlocked since the July 3 flooding – and she suggested they wait until they get the letter before discussing the matter further. Both families lost large portions of their yards to the flooding. Asked if the letter would include offering use of the road to the two families with the same “hold-harmless insurance,” Conrad said she hadn’t seen the letter and would not comment further. “I’ll sign any paper in a heartbeat,” Serbin said. “I just want access for my family.” The township fire chief sent a letter to the Serbins and Tkaczyks to let them know fire and emergency vehicles are unable to get to their homes should an emergency occur. Serbin said the Pennsylvania Private See ROAD, Page 12A

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Woman charged in theft from aunt facing DUI By SHEENA DELAZIO sdelazio@timesleader.com

LARKSVILLE – A woman charged with taking more than $100,000 from her elderly aunt was charged Monday with driving under the influence. Marisa Ann Harlen, 30, of Tioga Avenue, Kingston, was charged by Larksville police with driving drunk and crashing her vehicle into a telephone pole on Nesbitt Street early Friday morning. Harlen was charged in September with taking $107,000 from Louise Olenik after, prosecutors say, she became her aunt’s power of attorney. Harlen, at a preliminary hear-

ing in November, said she took the money to feed a gambling addiction. Harlen is tentatively scheduled to enter a guilty plea to a related charge in September. In the DUI case, Larksville officer Stephen Kofchak said Harlen told him she was driving down Nesbitt Street just before 3:30 a.m. when she “grabbed her cell phone and swerved to avoid hitting a rabbit.” Harlen’s vehicle struck a pole, Kofchak said. He said Harlen’s eyes were glossy and that he detected a “strong odor” of alcohol. Harlen told Kofchak she had two drinks at Hun’s West Side Café, just after midnight, she was “not

State Sen. John Yudichak, D-Plymouth Township, minority chairman of the Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, will join state Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa to discuss Marcellus Shale drilling and its impact in Northeastern Pennsylvania and statewide as well as the job creation potential of the Yudichak industry. Joining the senators will be Paul Swartz, director of the Susquehanna River Basic Commission, and Jim Brozena, director of the Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority. The discussion, which will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the River Common, near King’s College and the courthouse, is open to the public. In the event of inclement weather, it will be in Burke Auditorium, McGowan School of Business, King’s College, at the corner of Jackson and River streets.

drunk” and Kofchak could test her. Kofchak said in arrest papers Harlen failed field sobriety tests and she was transported to Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, where a blood-alcohol test was conducted. The results revealed Harlen had a BAC of .131 percent, according to arrest papers. An adult driver in Pennsylvania is considered intoxicated with a BAC of .08 percent. Harlen was charged with two counts of DUI and one count of careless driving. No arraignment or preliminary hearing date has yet been scheduled.

Stabbing probe continues

Wright Township police continue their investigation into a Sunday stabbing outside Capitol Hill Apartments. On Monday afternoon, police said there were no new developments in the case. They have not released the name of the victim, who was taken to Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center for emergency surgery. The victim, in his 30s, resided in Apartment 7B. He was stabbed multiple times late Sunday afternoon in the chest, back, arm pit and leg. The weapon used in the attack, a folding blade 3 to 4 inches long, was recovered. Police said the assailants fled the scene in a vehicle, possibly a maroon Nissan. Luzerne County District Attorney Jackie Musto Carroll had not heard any news about the investigation, a person in the office said.


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Pittston man gets probation on a string of charges George Charles Tonte Jr., 21, also must pay restitution to victims, judge orders.

painted it to change its appearance. On July 29, 2010, police said Tonte tried to steal an all-terrain vehicle from a Hughestown home, but when the owner saw By SHEENA DELAZIO Tonte making the attempt, Tonte sdelazio@timesleader.com fled the scene. One day later, police said, WILKES-BARRE – A Pittston man was sentenced Monday to three years probation on several charges stemming from a string of criminal activities to get cash. George Charles Tonte Jr., 21, of East Columbus Avenue, pleaded guilty to charges of criminal mischief, criminal trespassing and criminal attempt before Senior Judge Kenneth Brown, and was immediately sentenced to three years probation. Tonte was scheduled to stand trial before a jury but opted to enter a guilty plea. “I was on the run, and there was no other way to get money,” Tonte told Brown, stating he had committed a probation violation in another case. Tonte was represented by attorney Joseph Saporito. Assistant District Attorney Albert Yacoub prosecuted the case. Yacoub said he and other prosecutors spoke with victims in the three cases. He said they did not object to a probationary sentence, though they wanted restitution. “(Tonte) has already spent (just over) a year in jail,” Saporito said. “I think he’s learned his lesson.” According to court records, on July 8, 2010, police say Tonte took a 1994 Honda motorcycle from a Moosic residence and spray

COURT BRIEFS WILKES-BARRE – A Luzerne County jury was selected Monday to hear the case of a 28-year-old West Hazleton man charged with robbing a food mart at knife point. A jury of eight women and six men was selected to hear the trial, which is expected last three days. Robert Allen Crego, 28, of Deer Run Road, was charged in February 2010 with entering Craig’s Food Mart on West Broad Street in Hazleton, demanding cash and fleeing. Crego is represented by attorney James Scallion. Assistant District Attorney Jenny Roberts is prosecuting the case. Opening statements were heard late Monday. Testimony will resume this morning. Prosecutors say Crego entered the store with a knife in one hand and a cloth covering his face. Police say Crego pointed the knife at a store clerk and demanded money. The clerk hit a panic alarm and Crego fled the store without any money, police said. A few weeks later, police located Crego, who told police he had nothing to do with the attempted robbery. Crego also faces two counts of intercepting communications after police said he listened in on a conversation Crego’s girlfriend had with police about the robbery while Crego was lodged at the county prison. WILKES-BARRE – A former Ranshaw, Pa., man sentenced last month to13 to 26 years in state prison on charges he forced a teenage girl to perform lewd sex acts has appealed his conviction and sentence to the state Superior Court. Chad Benner, 38, was sentenced by Luzerne County Judge Joseph Van Jura after a jury found him guilty of related charges. A judge recently denied Benner’s request to give him a new trial or grant him an acquittal on the charges.

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Tonte broke into a Pine Street, Pittston, building through a rear door. Shortly after, Tonte was charged with leading a police chase in West Pittston and sentenced last month to one year in prison on related charges. In that case, police said Tonte,

who pleaded guilty to related charges in April, was involved in a high-speed pursuit with police, causing two accidents and injuring an officer. In the case in which Tonte said he violated probation and was on the run, he said Monday he was serving a house arrest sentence

from a Lackawanna County drugrelated charge and tested positive for marijuana in a urine test. Tonte said because he tested positive he went “on the run.” Brown ordered Tonte to pay more than $6,000 in restitution and to complete 25 hours of community service.

“If you violate, you’ll likely go to (state prison),” Brown said, adding Tonte needed to stop committing crimes. “You’ve got to change that.” Sheena Delazio, a Times Leader staff writer, may be reached at 8297235.


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Afghan tragedy not seen as a setback By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is accompanied Monday by the officer commanding the Ballater Guard, Maj. Nick Wight-Boycott, as she inspects a Royal Guard formed by soldiers of The Argyll and Southerland Highlanders, 5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, as she arrives at Balmoral Castle, Scotland, at the start of her annual official break.

WASHINGTON — The deaths of 30 U.S. troops and eight Afghans to an insurgent marksman was an unprecedented loss but does not signal a new surge in Taliban combat strength, U.S. officials said Monday, even as violence flares along Afghanistan’s eastern border. Top U.S. leaders vowed that Saturday’s helicopter shootdown — the single largest loss of life in the 10-year-old war — will not rewrite America’s strat-

egy. “As heavy a loss as this was, it would even be more tragic if we allowed it to derail this country from our efforts to defeat alQaida and deny them a safe haven in Afghanistan,” said Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. The comments came as the Pentagon prepared to release the names of the fallen, and to develop plans to receive the remains of the war dead in a private ceremony at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Tuesday. Panetta was speaking in

Tampa, Fla., as Adm. Eric Olson handed control of U.S. Special Operations Command to Adm. Bill McRaven, a Navy SEAL who commanded the raid that killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden earlier this year. The ceremony was scaled back a bit, in deference to the heavy losses the crash dealt to the military’s special operations forces. Among the 30 killed were 22 Navy SEAL personnel — the deadliest single loss by the elite force. President Barack Obama, in

a statement at the White House, said he spoke to his commanders and vowed to continue the fight. “We will press on and we will succeed,” said Obama, adding that the U.S. will keep working on handing over security responsibilities in Afghanistan to the Afghan forces. The crash in eastern Afghanistan that also killed three Air Force members and an Army air crew underscores the risks as the U.S. begins to turn over portions of the country to Afghan forces, while concentrating more on ferreting out insurgents operating along the border.

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hotel maid who accuses ex-International Monetary Fund boss A Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual

assault sued him Monday, seeking unspecified damages as a result of what she calls the “violent and sadistic” attack in a room at the upscale Sofitel hotel. Lawyers for the maid, Guinean immigrant Nafissatou Diallo, wrote in the lawsuit that Strauss-Kahn “intentionally, brutally and violently sexually assaulted Ms. Diallo and in the process humiliated, degraded, violated and robbed Ms. Diallo of her dignity as a woman.” The lawsuit says Strauss-Kahn injured her shoulder, bruised her vagina, tore her pantyhose and violently grabbed the back of her head during the attack. The lawsuit, filed in state court in the Bronx, accuses Strauss-Kahn of acting like a common criminal afterward, fleeing the midtown Manhattan hotel so quickly that he left behind traces of his semen, along with bloody tissues.

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Al-Qaida wants ex-members

A new message posted online purportedly from al-Qaida in Iraq asks Sunni fighters who switched sides and joined forces with the U.S. and Iraqi government to return to the insurgent group, promising to forgive them and admitting that their departure had weakened the militants. The begging-like tone and the wideopen promises of forgiveness to members of the government-backed Sunni militia known as Awakening Councils, or Sahwa, would mark an abrupt shift for al-Qaida in Iraq if it is authentic. Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, who identified himself as the official spokesman of the Islamic State of Iraq, an al-Qaida front group, also threatened to slaughter those he was trying to recruit if they insist on continuing to fight alongside the government. BANGKOK

First woman PM takes over

Yingluck Shinawatra, the sister of an ousted Thai leader, vowed Monday to work for national reconciliation as she formally became the country’s first female prime minister. King Bhumibol Adulyadej certified her appointment as the country’s 28th prime minister with a royal command presented at a ceremony at her Pheu Thai party headquarters. Yingluck’s brother, former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, was removed by a 2006 military coup after being accused of corruption and disrespect for the monarchy. His ouster set off a sometimes violent struggle for power between his supporters and opponents that continues to leave the country polarized. CLEVELAND

Serial killer apologizes

The man who killed 11 women and dumped their remains around his property apologized Monday in front of relatives of his victims and the jury that will decide whether to recommend the death penalty. “I’m sorry,” Anthony Sowell, 51, said in a hushed courtroom as he leaned forward during a 30-minute unsworn statement. The prosecution wasn’t allowed to cross-examine Sowell, leaving unspoken the question of why he killed the victims and attacked three other women who survived and testified against him.

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Riots spread in London, 2nd city At least 200 arrested in third day of unrest in the nation. Leaders to meet today as PM cuts vacation short. By DAVID STRINGER and RAPHAEL G. SATTER Associated Press

LONDON — Violence and looting spread to new areas of London on Monday — and to a second major British city — as police and politicians struggled to contain the disorder during a third day of rioting in the capital, which will host next summer’s Olympic Games. The worst unrest in London in decades saw buildings, cars and garbage dumps set ablaze and police officers pelted with bottles and fireworks, as groups of young people and police clashed in neighborhoods across the capital. In the nation’s central city of Birmingham, dozens of people attacked stores in a main retail district — spreading the chaos beyond London for the first time since violence broke out on Saturday night. As authorities struggled to keep pace

with the unrest, Prime Minister David Cameron’s office said he would cut short his summer vacation and convene a meeting of the government’s crisis committee today to lead the response to the escalating violence. The violence began late Saturday in London’s northern Tottenham district when a peaceful protest over the police’s shooting of a suspect turned violent, leaving parts of the high street charred and its shops looted. But some have blamed the unrest on unemployment, insensitive policing and frustration across Britain over the government’s austerity budget, which will bring deep cuts to social services and welfare payments. On Monday evening, the rioting spread to at least four new areas of London. In the Hackney area of east London, hundreds of youths attacked shops and set fire to cars. Thick smoke billowed from a main street in the Peckham district of south London, where a building was set ablaze along with a bus — which was not carrying passengers. Lines of cars were torched in nearby Lewisham and a building in Croydon, while police advised

“There is significant disorder breaking out in a number of our communities across London.”

stores to close early in dozens of other neighborhoods. “There is significant disorder breaking out in a number of our communities across London,” Tim Godwin, the acting London police commissioner said. Demands have been made for police to deploy water cannons to scatter the rioters. Godwin urged comTim Godwin munities to help clear Acting police the streets, and called commissioner on families to contact their children and ensure that they were not involved in the chaos. Home Secretary Theresa May, the Cabinet minister responsible for policing, and London Mayor Boris Johnson also cut short summer vacations in an attempt to deal with the crisis — while police confirmed they had made more than 200 arrests in London.

Somali refugees visited by Jill Biden

U.S. official says famine could claim hundreds of thousands of Somali children. By JASON STRAZIUSO Associated Press

DADAAB, Kenya — Hundreds of thousands of Somali children could die in East Africa’s famine unless more help arrives, a top U.S. official warned Monday in the starkest death toll prediction yet. To highlight the crisis, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden visited a refugee camp filled with hungry Somalis. Jill Biden is the highest-profile U.S. visitor to East Africa since the number of refugees coming across the Somali border dramatically increased in July. Biden, who traveled to the camp in a C-130 military transport plane, said she wants to raise awareness and persuade donors to give more. “One of the reasons to be here is just to ask Americans and people worldwide, the global community, the human family, if they could just reach a little deeper into their pockets and give money to help these poor people, these poor mothers and children,” said Biden, who met with two Somali mothers and their eight children. As a long convoy of SUVs drove through the sand to bring her to the camp, small wildebeests scurried off to the side and women tended a herd of goats. Biden was then taken on a tour of the refugee camp by personnel. “There is hope if people start to pay attention to this,” said Biden, who also met with Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga. A drought has turned into famine because little aid can reach militant-controlled south-central Somalia, forcing tens of thousands of Somalis who have exhausted all the region’s food to walk to camps in Kenya, Ethiopia and the Somali capital of Mogadishu. President Barack Obama approved $105 million on Monday for humanitarian efforts in the Horn of Africa to combat worsening drought and famine. White House press secretary Jay Carney says the money will help provide food, shelter, water, and sanitation and health services to those in need. USAID administrator Raj Shah, who accompanied Biden, said hundreds of thousands of children could die from the famine. Shah said the world has a unique opportunity to save tens of thousands of children’s lives by expanding humanitarian activities inside Somalia, though he noted that it would be a challenge for aid providers to get into alShabab-controlled south-central Somalia.

Friend of Ohio shooter says he was in estate dispute Michael Hance, 51, died in a shootout with police in Copley after shooting spree. By KEVIN BEGOS and ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press

COPLEY, Ohio — Police identified the man responsible for shooting and killing seven people in a terrifying rampage over the weekend near Akron, as a woman who knew him said Monday that he was an unpleasant, disliked person who was involved in an estate dispute. Michael Hance, 51, died in a shootout with police in Copley after the Sunday spree that included an 11-year-old among the victims. Robin Hancock, a caregiver for a couple slain in the ram-

page, went to the police station in Copley on Monday to hear updates on the killings and the identification of Hance as the gunman. “He was quiet and strange,” said Hancock, 53, of Akron. One shooting victim who survived was Becky Dieter, Hance’s girlfriend of more than two decades, she said. Hance had become embroiled in a dispute over the will of Dieter’s late parents, and a couple next door who were longtime friends with Dieter’s parents got involved, Hancock said. That couple, 67-year-old Russ Johnson and his 64-yearold wife, Gerdie, were among the seven people police say Hance shot and killed. Hance’s confrontational behavior had led Hancock to leave her job taking care of the couple, she said. Police combed three homes

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and searched outside a fourth in a wooded residential area of Copley, collecting evidence as they tried to piece together what happened during the shootings that shook the quiet

neighborhood. Authorities were withholding the names and ages of those involved until officers could tell victims’ family members, some of whom were out of state, Co-

pley police Sgt. Eric Goodwin said. Autopsies began Monday. Hance shot his girlfriend in one home, ran next door, shot her brother and gunned down four neighbors, police say. He then chased four people — two through backyards — shooting one of them before bursting into a home where two others had sought refuge. Police said he shot an eighth person there and left, only to get into a gunfight outside with a police officer and a citizen who had been a police officer. Neighbors said that the dead included an 11-year-old boy and that at least three victims were from one family. The Akron Beacon Journal reported that Copley-Fairlawn School Superintendent Brian Poe said he was told by a township trustee that two Copley High School students were killed.


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“That’s not a real, realistic possibility. Judges are very reluctant to give a life sentence.”

Ciavarella incarcerated juveniles as part of a scheme to boost profits at the PA Child Care and Western PA Child Care juvenile detention facilities, then extorted money from the coPeter Vaira owner, Robert Former federal Powell. Ciavaprosecutor rella was acquitted of all charges relating to the alleged extortion of Powell. None of the juveniles who appeared before Ciavarella in the specified time frame was called to testify at his trial. At the pre-sentence hearing, Flora objected to the number of victims, noting that the vast majority of youths in question were taken to PA and Western PA Child Care by police, and not placed there by Ciavarella. “The problem is, we use this number of 5,000 kids. That’s not even close to being accurate,” Flora said, according to the transcript of the hearing. Prosecutors contend the juveniles can be considered “victims” because Ciavarella failed to disclose he had a conflict of interest in presiding over their cases based on his acceptance of money from Mericle. Kosik is expected to rule on their objections at Thursday’s sentencing hearing. Contacted Monday, Ruzzo declined to speculate on how Kosik might rule. Peter Vaira, a former federal prosecutor who specializes in federal law, said he doubts Kosik, even if he agrees with the probation department’s calculation, will sentence Ciavarella to life. “That’s not a real, realistic possibility,” Vaira said. “Judges are very reluctant to give a life sentence.” Still, Ciavarella is likely facing significant prison time, Vaira said. Given his age, any sentence Kosik imposes could essentially amount to a life term, he said.

of two juvenile detention centers utilized by the county. Federal sentencing guidelines are based on a defendant’s offense level, a numeric figure that is calculated based on various factors, including the seriousness of the crime and whether a defendant has a prior criminal record. In Ciavarella’s case, prosecutors initially estimated that his offense level was 34, which corresponds to the 151- to 188-month prison sentence. But Assistant U.S. Attorney William Houser said probation department officials determined the offense level was 44, which translates to a guideline range of life in prison, according to a transcript of a July 20 pre-sentence hearing before U.S. District Judge Edwin Kosik. Anthony Harvilla, chief of the federal probation department, said he could not comment on what factors were involved in Ciavarella’s guideline calculation because such information is confidential. Speaking generally, Harvilla said estimates prepared by prosecutors and defense attorneys often differ from the final figure calculated by the probation department. Attorneys will provide the department a “guesstimate” of what they believe the guideline range should be, he said, but they sometimes miss some of factors that serve to increase a defendant’s sentence, known as “enhancements.” “Once sentencing enhancements are applied, that adds to the offense level,” he said.Federal judges utilize the guideline range to help determine an appropriate sentence. The guidelines are advisory, however. A judge is free to issue a shorter or longer sentence. depart above or below them. Ciavarella’s attorneys, William Ruzzo and Al Flora, have challenged the probation department’s guideline calculation, including its decision to classify roughly 5,000 juveniles who appeared before Ciavarella between 2003 and 2008 as “victims” of his Terrie Morgan-Besecker, a Times crimes. Leader staff writer, may be reached Prosecutors originally alleged at 570-829-7179

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ing has been completed – environmental, engineering and architectural studies have all been done. According to the narrative attached to the zoning hearing application, the Salvation Army program is a “continuously operated facility which requires by its nature long-term commitment of 4 to 12 months by each beneficiary or program participant.” The narrative states: “The program helps enable the participants to make life choices and changes that, upon re-entry to society at large, will enable them to maintain themselves as productive citizens within the community. The applicants must be and remain drug and alcohol free. All participants are tested both at random and upon suspicion of any drug or alcohol use.” Balara said the program is funded through the Salvation Army Thrift Stores and donations.

plan to buy the former Valley Crest property from Luzerne County for $4.7 million in February after Plains Township refused to grant a zoning variance needed to open an adult rehabilitation center. Balara said the Salvation Army has been in Wilkes-Barre for 99 years, and the Hazle Street building was built in the late 19th century. “We want to move our location about a block away to a better facility, a newer structure,” Balara said. “If approved, we will have to do some improvements to the interior of the building to accommodate our program.” Balara said a chapel will be built in the new building. “Religion is first and foremost with our program,” Balara said. “In fact, it’s tantamount to the program.” Balara said much of the pre- Bill O’Boyle, a Times Leader staff liminary work for the new build- writer, may be reached at 829-7218.

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Release of letters regarding Ciavarella sentencing sought By TERRIE MORGAN-BESECKER tmorgan@timesleader.com

WILKES-BARRE – The Times Leader on Monday filed a request with U.S. District Judge Edwin Kosik seeking the release of all letters he has received regarding the upcoming sentencing of former Luzerne County Judge Mark Ciavarella. A reporter for the newspaper hand delivered a letter to Kosik’s chambers around 11 a.m. Mon-

day. The newspaper is seeking to review all correspondence Kosik has received in support of and against Ciavarella’s interests. Ciavarella, 61, is scheduled to be sentenced by Kosik on Thursday for his conviction on 12 corruption-related charges. During a pre-sentence hearing last month, the judge stated he had received 147 letters regarding the case from across the country.

The Times Leader’s request notes Ciavarella’s case involves a matter of great public concern and interest. Because of that, the paper argued that the identity and comments of persons who wrote to the judge relating to his case should be made public. The release of letters written on behalf of a defendant is up to the discretion of the sentencing judge. In April, U.S. District Judge Richard P. Conaboy

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believes her son’s experience with Ciavarella led to her son’s suicide last year. Fonzo had 100 T-shirts made with her son’s photo on the front and phrases such as “Cash for Kids is an American travesty” on the back. She distributed them at the park Monday to those who will attend the hearing as a way to make the presence of the juveniles that Ciavarella incarcerated felt there. At Ciavarella’s pre-sentencing hearing last month, U.S. District Judge Edwin Kosik said he was concerned the sentencing would turn into a “circus” if he were to allow juveniles who feel they were victims of Ciavarella to testify at the sentencing. Kosik instead suggested that federal prosecutors advise those who consider themselves victims to send in a letter. He noted he had received 147 letters relating to Ciavarella’s case as of that point. Comments Kosik made during the hearing call into question just how much consideration he will give the letters, however. “I usually only consider any letters that are sent in on behalf of the defendants. I don’t consider public outrage letters or anything like that. And I have not looked at any of those,” he said, according to a transcript of the hearing. “It’s one-sided. It’s unfair,” Wallace said of Kosik’s decision. “If Ciavarella’s family and friends could get up and speak on his behalf at the hearing … why can’t the victims themselves get up and speak and be heard?” Wallace said she did not ask the U.S. Attorney’s Office to allow her

agreed to release the bulk of the letters he had received regarding the case of former Luzerne County Judge Michael Toole, who pleaded guilty to corruption-related charges in November 2010. Kosik had not replied to The Times Leader’s request as of the close of business on Monday. The paper has asked that he rule on the request before Thursday’s sentencing.

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Sandy Fonzo handed out T-shirts with a printed image of her late son, Edward Raymond Kenzakoski III, at Kirby Park on Monday.

daughter to testify Thursday, because she was previously told that her daughter would be able to do so until she recently read of Kosik’s decision. “We’re hoping that (wearing the T-shirts) might show some kind of stand and maybe they’ll let a few of them in the courtroom to speak, but I doubt it. Like the judge said, he doesn’t want a three-ring circus. But we just want our kids to be heard. We feel it might help them emotionally,” Wallace said. Jessica Thurston, 23, of Wilkes-

Barre, said Ciavarella sent her to detention when she was 16 because she was with her sister, who was babysitting her when caught shoplifting. Angry that she can’t testify, she plans to wear one of Fonzo’s T-shirts at the hearing. She wants to have an impact on the ex-judge’s sentence. “He needs to be punished the same way we were – locked in a cell for 23 hours and only come out to eat and to walk around in a circle,” Thurston said. Mary Seville, of Dushore, Sullivan County, brought her son and

daughter to the park for T-shirts. Ciavarella incarcerated the children, whose names Seville did not want published, when they lived in Luzerne County. Her son said he would like to testify, “but what good is it going to do? No matter what happens, he still always or usually comes out on top, like he’s always trying to be the good guy when, in reality, he never has been.” Seville’s daughter just wants to confront Ciavarella. “I would like to ask him questions. I don’t understand what kind of person could what he did,” the girl said. Fonzo said she was “told all along” that she would be able to speak at the sentencing hearing. “Now … we’re losing our chance to speak again. (Kosik) has heard our pleas. I don’t know what else to do. I’m offended that he would pre-judge what our behaviors would be, to sit there and say that it would have a negative impact,” Fonzo said. She said Kosik could have set guidelines prohibiting outbursts. “But to totally silence us, it’s an absolute outrage. It’s bias that we won’t get a chance to speak, but Ciavarella will get to speak, his family and friends will get to speak on behalf of his character. What sentencing ever do both sides not get to speak?” “At least with the shirts, they’re going to have to look at the face of one of the kids that was destroyed. They’re going to have to read some words. So, in some way, they will be heard,” Fonzo said.

Pittsburgh zoo’s elephant sperm bank efforts hit a stumbling block The Associated Press

PITTSBURGH — Zoo officials trying to establish North America’s first elephant sperm bank have been slowed by bureaucratic hurdles but hope South African officials will approve shipping frozen elephant

semen to the United States in about a month. Officials at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium have had difficulty getting export and import permits for 16 liters of semen being stored in the National Zoo’s BioBank in Pretoria, South Afri-

ca, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported Monday. “It is taking longer than we hoped, but we knew when we started that it had not been done before,” said Barbara Baker, president and chief executive officer of the Pittsburgh zoo.

Scientists collected the samples last year as part of what’s called Project Frozen Dumbo, a two-year international effort to help preserve elephants and breed them in captivity without having to ship animals from zoo to zoo.

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JOSEPH J. BLAT, 82, Larksville, passed away Sunday, August, 7, 2011. He was a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean War. Joseph greatly enjoyed spending time with his wife. He was preceded in death by parents, Peter and Anna Dragon Blat; wife, Celeste Pierson; brother and sisters. Surviving him are sons, Joseph Jr. and wife Diane, Larksville; Peter, Larksville; John and wife Shaun, Dallas; and Kenneth and wife Shari, Larksville; grandchildren, Joseph III, Jeffery, Christina, John Jr., Jessica, Sara and Hailey. Private funeral will be held at the convenience of the family from the S.J. Grontkowski F.H., Plymouth. Visit www.sjgrontkowskifuneralhome.com to submit condolences. ALDONA G. (NEE TERESAVAGE) SIMPSON, 86, Philadelphia, died Sunday, August 7, 2011. A graduate of GAR, Wilkes-Barre, she was wife, 65 years, of William F. Simpson, who died June 6, 2011. Surviving are children, William P. and wife Anna, Philadelphia; Donna Loughry and husband James, Marlton, N.J.; grandchildren, Debbie, William, Gina , Kevin, Carrie Ann, Christopher, Timothy, Courtney; great-grandchildren, Olivia, Michael, Jimmy, Madelin, Lydia, Jacob; siblings, Anna, Helen, Nellie, George; sister of the late Joseph, Peter, Anthony, William and Florence; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Maternity BVM Church, 9220 Old Bustleton Ave., Philadelphia. Visitations begin after 9 a.m. Memorial gifts may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market St., Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106. DONALD H. JONES, 64, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 7, 2011, at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre Hospice Care. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late Edward and Isabelle (Howlan) Jones. The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Friday in McCune Funeral Homes, Mountain Top, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at St. Jude’s Church, Mountain Top. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. JOHN A. WALCH, 71, of WilkesBarre, passed away Saturday evening, August 6, 2011, in the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township. Arrangements are pending from the Nulton Funeral Home Inc., SR 309, Beaumont.

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tanley Dragon, 82, of Avoca, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2011, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Larksville, September 22, 1928, he was a son of the late Joseph and Viola (Bedoski) Dragon. Stanley was a former member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Larksville, and a graduate of Edwardsville High School. Upon completion from high school, Stanley joined the U.S. Air Force serving during the European occupation. He participated in the Berlin Airlift and served during the Korean War. After his active duty, he worked in the local mining industry. Stanley worked for Retreat State Hospital, and later retired from Clarks Summit State Hospital as a psychiatric aide. He was a life member of the Dupont VFW Post 4909; a member of American Legion, Avoca; the Catholic War Veterans Association; the Pittston Senior Center; the AFSCME Union Chapter 13; the Harveys Lake Rod and Gun Club; and a social member of West Side Social Club, Avoca. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Annette (Butch), and sisters, Irene Dragon and Bernadine Zim. Stanley is survived by his wife of 27 years, the former Anne (Musto)

Dragon; daughters, Paula Marie Rose Nowikowski and her husband, Gary, Plains Township; Irene Mary Dragon, Larksville; and Valerie Ann Dragon, Wilkes-Barre; brothers, Anthony, Larksville, and Joseph; sister, Theresa Durk, Edwardsville, and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Chapel Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Memorial Hwy., Dallas, with the Rev. Donald Roberts of the Forty Fort United Methodist Church officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made at the wish of the donor. Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea. Online condolences may be made to www.kiesingerfuneralservices.com.

athryn Brown Bruno, 87, of the Parsons section of WilkesBarre, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2011, at the Hospice Care of the Visiting Nurses Association Inpatient Unit at St. Luke’s Villa, Wilkes-Barre. She was born August 4, 1924, in Parsons, daughter of the late Jacob and Kathryn Karl Brown. A 1942 graduate of Coughlin High School, she was the class historian for many years and a committee member for luncheons and reunions. A member of the former St. DoSurvivors include a nephew, Dr. minic’s Church, she was a member Martin Tomasko, and his wife, and officer of the Altar and Rosary Anne, and their family, Tucson, Society. Ariz.; niece, Elaine Balkenhol, and Kathryn volunteered for several her family, Germany; special friends years at the former East Mountain and loving caregivers, Maureen DiManor, St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen, nan Hayward and Maureen Martin. and the American Cancer Society. The funeral will be held at 9:30 She also presented flowers to peo- a.m. Thursday in the E. Blake Colple confined to their homes and in lins Funeral Home,159 George Ave., nursing homes during the holiday Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Chrisseasons. tian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. BeneShe was preceded in death by her dict’s Church, Austin Ave., Wilkeshusband, George Bruno, who Barre. Interment will be in St. Mapassed away on November 5, 2005. ry’s Cemetery, Hanover Township. George and Kathryn were high Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. school sweethearts who were mar- Wednesday at the funeral home. ried on January 11, 1947, and celeMemorial donations may be brated 59 years together. Also pre- made to: SPCA of Luzerne County, ceding her in death was brother, 524 E. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA Karl Brown, on June 19, 1986. 18702, or to Hospice Care of the The family would like to thank VNA, 80 E. Northampton St., Kathryn’s many friends and neigh- Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701. Condolencbors who assisted her and cared for es can be sent to: www.eblakecollins.com. her through the years.

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passed away Saturday, August 6, 2011, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township. Born in Wilkes-Barre on March 12, 1931, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary Bawiec. Kitty married her late husband, Edmund S. Poplaski, in 1949 and loved raising her family. She was of the Roman Catholic faith, and attended St. Mary’s of the Maternity, Wilkes-Barre. She was an avid bingo player and enjoyed playing the daily lotto. She loved decorating the house with her musical snowmen at Christmas. Kitty’s greatest pleasure in life was spending time with her two beloved grandchildren, Jessica and Michael Polakoski. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Catherine M. Polakoski, and brother Jack Bawiec. Left to cherish her memory are daughters, Sharon Youngblood and husband Leo, Wilkes-Barre Town-

Sharock, 70, of EdP atricia wardsville, has fallen asleep in

the Lord on Sunday August 7, 2011, in the Lakeside Nursing Center, Dallas. Patricia was born May 3, 1941 in Edwardsville. She was a daughter of the late John and Anna Hometchko Sharock. Patricia was educated in the Edwardsville public school system, and was a graduate of Edwardsville High School, the class of1959. Surviving are her daughter, Donna Roman, and husband Joseph, Wilkes-Barre; sister, Joan Gautreau, Rahway, N.J.; grandchildren, Jennifer and Joseph; greatgrandson, Aiden Hollock; and several nieces and nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Edwards and Russin Funeral Home, 717 Main St., Edwardsville, with the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s Protection Byzantine Catholic Church, Kingston, with the Rev. Mykhaylo Prodanets as celebrant. Committal services and burial will follow in St. Mary’s Protection Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Edwardsville. Family and friends may call until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. A Panachida service will be held at 7 p.m.

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ship, and Mary Ellen Poplaski, Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren, Jessica and Michael Polakoski, WilkesBarre Township; brother Joseph Bawiec and his wife, Ann, Md.; and sister, Rita Petlock, Wilkes-Barre; and numerous nieces and nephews. Services are private and entrusted to Kniffen O’Malley Funeral Home Inc., Wilkes-Barre. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences can be sent to www.BestLifeTributes.com.

Dianne Petroski August 7, 2011 The Angels gathered near your bed, So very close to you. For they knew the pain and suffering That you were going through. I thought about so many things, As I held tightly to your hand. Oh, how I wished that you were Strong and happy once again. But your eyes were looking homeward, To that place beyond the sky. Where Jesus held His outstretched arms, It was time to say goodbye. I struggled with my selfish thoughts, For I wanted you to stay. So we could walk and talk again, Like we did – just yesterday. But Jesus knew the answer, And I knew He loved you so, So I gave to you life’s greatest gift, The gift of letting go. ianne Barbara Petroski, 65, Dallas, lost her battle with cancer Sunday, August 7, 2011, at General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Kingston, April 3, 1946, Dianne was a daughter of the late Daniel and Mary Skovronski Leandri. She was a graduate of Central Catholic High School, Kingston. Dianne married her high school sweetheart, Stanley F. Petroski. Dianne was a special person who touched the hearts of many. She was a caring person who always put the needs of others before her own. A fundraiser extraordinaire, Dianne worked with a team of friends to ensure Bishop O’Reilly High School remained open for her daughter and the children of friends to graduate. Annually ensuring to spoil as many needy children at Christmas as she could, Dianne would buy everything on the list for as many as

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ters; numerous other family members and friends. Family and friends will gather from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Jacksonville Memory Gardens Funeral Home, 111 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park, Fla. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Catherine Catholic Church, 1649 Kingsley Ave., Orange Park, Fla., with Father James R. Boddie Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at Jacksonville Memory Gardens Cemetery.

FUNERALS BIRMER – John, funeral 9 a.m. today from the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Nicholas Church, 226 S. Washington St., WilkesBarre. BLAUM – Kathleen, celebration of life 9 a.m. today from McLaughlin’s, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. in the Church of St. Therese. BRADY – John, funeral 9:30 a.m. today from the Wroblewski Funeral Home Inc., 1442 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Holy Trinity Church, 116 Hughes St., Swoyersville. CASTERLINE – Donald, memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday from Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. CHAIRGE – Charlotte, funeral 9 a.m. Wednesday, in the Anthony Recupero Funeral Home, 406 Susquehanna Ave., West Pittston. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, West Pittston. Friends may call 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. COOPEY – Molly, funeral 10 a.m. today at the Kniffen O’Malley Funeral Home Inc., 465 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. DANIELE – Joseph, memorial service Saturday at the home of his brother, 76 W. Main St., Glen Lyon. Family is asked to arrive for 11 a.m. and friends are asked to arrive for 1 p.m. FARRELL – Gerald, visitation 9 to 10 a.m. at Parthemore Funeral Home, New Cumberland. A Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St Theresa Catholic Church, New Cumberland. HECK – Donald, funeral 2 p.m. today in the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Friends may call noon to the time of service today at the funeral home. JACOBS – Mary, Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Saturday at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 215 Lackawanna Ave., Dupont. JONES – Thomas, memorial service 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc. 255 McAlpine St. Friends may call 10 a.m.

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until the time of service. KELLY – Joseph, funeral 10 a.m. Wednesday in Holy Name/St. Mary’s Church, 283 Shoemaker St., Swoyersville. MAGDA – Bernard, funeral 11 a.m. today at St. Leo’s/Holy Rosary Church in Ashley. Friends may call at the church 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass. PAGE – Robert, funeral 9 a.m. Thursday in the Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, 59 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Aloysius Church. Friends may call 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home REICH – David, memorial service 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in St. Stephen’s Church, Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. SLADIN – Joyce, funeral 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, 21 N. Meade St., Wilkes-Barre. Friends may call 10 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home. STILLARTY – Joseph, funeral 9 a.m. Wednesday in the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Mass of Christina Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Nicholas Church, 226 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. SWITHERS – Pauline, funeral 6 p.m. today at the H. Merritt Hughes Golden Rule Funeral Home Inc., 415 N. Main St. Wilkes-Barre. Friends may call 5 p.m. until the time of service today. TOBIN – Leona, Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. today in St. Nicholas Church, South Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre. TOMKO – Cyril, funeral 10:30 a.m. today from Davis-Dinelli Funeral Home, 170 E. Broad St., Nanticoke. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Faustina Kowalska Parish / Holy Trinity Church, 520 S. Hanover St., Nanticoke. Visitation 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. today at the funeral home. WALTERS – Mary, funeral 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Davis-Dinelli Funeral Home, 170 E. Broad St., Nanticoke. Visitation 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home,

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Johnny Cash’s sideman is dead

Bassist Marshall Grant was the last surviving member of The Tennessee Two. By CHRIS TALBOTT AP Entertainment Writer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Not all pioneers know exactly where they’re going, and that was definitely the case for Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two. Cash, guitarist Luther Perkins and bassist Marshall Grant — the last surviving member of the group who passed away Sunday morning at age 83 in Jonesboro, Ark., after an aneurysm and stroke — changed the future of American music and popular culture with their distinct boomchicka-boom beat. Grant fell ill after rehearsing for a concert to raise funds for the restoration of Cash’s boyhood home, said Cash’s daughter, Roseanne Cash. Grant always freely admitted the soon-to-be historic trio had no special insight as they shaped that universal beat — a sound that launched a million imitators with songs such as “I Walk the Line,” “Folsom Prison Blues, “Ring of Fire,” “Big River” and “Cry Cry Cry.” “Our inability had more to do with our success than our ability did, and I’m not ashamed of it,” Grant once said in an interview. That statement pierces the heart of just why Cash, Perkins and the steady — both in rhythm and in life — Grant were so special. Grant and Perkins were auto mechanics in Memphis, Tenn., who practiced together at the shop when their co-worker Roy Cash introduced them to his brother, John, in 1954. They quickly realized all three couldn’t play acoustic rhythm guitar, said John Rumble, senior historian at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. So Perkins, who died in 1968 from injuries suffered in a house fire, borrowed a Fender Telecaster with volume controls stuck at wide open, Rumble said, and Grant bought a Kay bass. The resulting sound — The Johnny Cash beat — was both simple and driving, and there from the start. “Luther played the way he did because he couldn’t really play any way else,” Rumble said. “That very sparse, plowing rhythmic sound was something they just fell into. They didn’t just sit there and work on it for weeks. That’s pretty much the way they started out.” After initially failing to impress Sun Records producer Sam Phillips, the trio passed a second audition and began recording in 1955 on a roster that included Elvis Presley and other proto-rockers such as Carl Perkins. They earned modest success quickly and built on it with appearances first on the Louisiana Hayride and eventually the Grand Ole Opry. In time, that simple rhythmic pattern would infiltrate everything. To a young Marty Stuart, that sound coming out of the radio as he grew up in small-town Mississippi was an invitation to dream.

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Wyoming discusses revised traffic plan from Wal-Mart W H AT ’ S N E X T

New plan proposes creating parking spots on tree lawns instead of eliminating them.

Council will next meet on Monday, Sept. 12.

By WILLIAM BELL Times Leader Correspondent

WYOMING -- A revised traffic plan from Wal-Mart was the main topic of discussion at Borough Council’s meeting Monday night. Mayor Robert Boyer said WalMart had submitted a revised plan to improve the future traffic flow at 8th Street Corners. He said PennDOT, after completing a traffic study, is requiring a plan for improved traffic flow at 8th Street as part of the

approval process for the planned Wal-Mart in Exeter Borough. The revised plan, as prepared by the retailer, must be approved by Wyoming Borough and PennDOT before approval will be granted for the proposed Exeter Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart’s original suggested plan to the borough involved widening the intersection, with the elimination of 22 parking spaces for local businesses at the intersection. However, WalMart’s revised plan, based on feedback from Wyoming, now

proposes to keep those 22 spaces by creating parking spaces on part of the existing tree lawns. The result would be a four-lane intersection at 8th Street with improved turning lanes and traffic controls. Council President Stephen Nalewajko said this plan was still a draft under review, and the final version would require Wyoming’s approval because the revised traffic plan involved local parking and businesses. Boyer said all costs for the renovations to 8th Street Corners would be the obligation of WalMart Corp. In personnel matters, the mayor announced that Police Chief William Ragantesi has submitted

his intent to retire. The entire process will not be completed until approximately November. Ragantesi started with the borough in 1972 as a part-time officer, and he has been a full-time officer since 1975. Also, council passed a resolu-

tion assigning James Tregan, the street department head, additional duties as borough zoning officer. He will receive an additional $291 a month as zoning officer. The council also authorized the solicitation by request for

proposals for a borough liability/ vehicle insurance packet. Councilman Frank Yurek said the borough will also be reviewing its sanitation collection agreement to see if a request for proposals for that service is required this year or next year.

Hazle Twp. seeks to restore Ebervale Monument By GERI GIBBONS Times Leader Correspondent

HAZLE TWP. – Restoration of the Ebervale Monument was discussed at Monday night’s Board of Supervisors meeting. Joseph Viechec addressed the board, indicating that the monument had been damaged and he asked that the board attempt to repair it. Officials responded that an effort was being made to solicit funds and building materials for the project from local businesses. “Hazle Township sent 150 men to World War II,” said Viechec.

“They deserve this memorial.” In another matter, council indicated that the Beltway Expansion Project was progressing. The beltway is being expanded from two to three lanes. Two additional traffic lights were also approved by the board for the road. “The township has grown rapidly in the last 20 years,” said Supervisor William Gallagher. “The project will provide better access to such areas as Wal-Mart and the Laurel Mall for area residents.” Council also discussed the pos-

W H AT ’ S N E X T The next meeting of the supervisors will be on Sept. 12.

sibility of paving the area between Wal-Mart and the mall in order to make travel in that area safer for area residents, but said funds for the paving were not yet available. “It’s possible that that project will be completed in the future,” said Gallagher, indicating that various opportunities for improvement were being considered.

Resident appointed to Forty Fort Shade Tree Commission By STEVEN FONDO Times Leader Correspondent

FORTY FORT -- Borough council agreed at its regular meeting Monday night to appoint resident Tom Naples to the municipality’s Shade Tree Commission. The commission, headed by longtime Forty Fort resident Carol Seltzer, is tasked with seeing that residents comply with local ordinances before remov-

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OUR OPINION: GAS INDUSTRY

It’s drill at will even minus a shill

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ORMER GOV. TOM Ridge won’t shill for the pro-drilling public relations machine known as the Marcellus Shale Coalition much longer, now that his one-year, $900,000 contract with the natural gas industry booster has expired. And why should he? The coalition doesn’t need to spend six figures on a “strategic advisor” of Ridge’s stature when, for all intents and purposes, the industry’s strategy in Pennsylvania these days is simple: It does what it wants. It has met with minimal resistance so far. The Legislature seemingly can’t – and Republican Gov. Tom Corbett emphatically won’t – act to slow the surge of new exploration across the state’s Northern Tier, despite public health and environmental concerns about the water-intensive drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Nor can elected officials in Harrisburg agree to collect an extraction fee from the industry, which is commonplace in other states. So for now, drilling firms

that enter the Keystone State essentially get a free pass to siphon the prized fuel without putRidge ting any money toward a cleanup fund to handle potential future consequences. That’s a fantasy come true for the out-of-state energy companies and their shareholders, but spooky for state taxpayers who – as they did after the anthracite era burned out – might get stuck with astronomical expenses. Whether Ridge worries much about the natural gas boom’s possible negative impacts on the people and landscapes of Pennsylvania remains unknown but to him. It’s not typical press release-type material. By now, he and his Washington, D.C.-based Ridge Policy Group presumably have received payments for services rendered to the Marcellus Shale Coalition. Even without him, the coalition has the chief cheerleader it wants: The guy who currently lives in the governor’s mansion.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “The adrenaline’s flowing now.” Diana Nyad The American endurance swimmer commented before setting off Sunday in a bid to become the first person to swim across the Florida Straits without the aid of a shark cage.

OTHER OPINION: DEFICIT CUTTING

Is panel destined to repeat history?

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ONGRESS AND President Obama took a small step toward stabilizing the federal government’s finances with their last-minute deal to increase the nation’s debt ceiling. But they punted the next, even more important and more difficult phase of deficit-cutting work to a12-member super-committee. There, as Yogi Berra would say, it’s starting to look like déjà vu all over again. While congressional leaders haven’t picked members of the super-committee yet, the battle lines are shaping up in a way that’s distressingly familiar. Democrats insist revenues have to be part of any realistic and fair long-term solution – and they’re right. Republicans are sticking with their nonnegotiable demands: If the question is taxes, the answer is no, no, no. These congressional Republicans are ignoring a stark reality. Federal revenues right now are barely more than 14 percent of the U.S. economy – the lowest level in more than 40 years. Those low federal revenues are the product of overly generous tax cuts and the terrible economy. In recent decades, federal revenues have run closer to 18 percent of the economy, while federal spending has typically been 20 to 21 percent.

If low taxes alone could cure the economy, we’d be well on our way to full health again. This year, federal spending spiked up to 24 percent of the nation’s economic output, producing a budget gap of $1.4 trillion. Running such a huge deficit was a deliberate decision, however, meant to breathe life into a moribund economy. Without the boost from new federal spending, the economic free fall caused by 2008’s Wall Street panic might have led to a depression. But today’s slow and disappointing economic progress has come at a cost. The $1.4 trillion deficit is about 40 percent of the federal budget. No Congress, not even one with 535 tea-party acolytes, could seriously consider cutting the federal budget by 40 percent. Such a huge and immediate cut would shove the economy back into free fall. Of course, the government can’t continue borrowing 40 cents of every dollar it spends. The record-breaking peacetime deficit needs to shrink, in a phased and careful way that doesn’t derail the economic recovery. To do that, Congress only has two tools: spending cuts and raising revenues. The job is so big it requires both. The Philadelphia Inquirer

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Investing in early learning will spur economic growth WHILE PRESIDENT Obama and congressional leaders work to hammer out future spending plans, we cannot lose sight of what is needed to strengthen America’s work force and get Pennsylvania’s economy growing again. Though early learning advocates (including my organization, Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children) have been saying for years that investing in early childhood education is a fiscally responsible way to reduce deficits and generate long-term gains for children and taxpayers, it bears repeating. According to research by Nobel Laureate economist James Heckman, investing in early childhood education is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve education, health and economic outcomes for participants, as well as to lower the costs to society of people dependent on social programs. Over a lifetime, children who are exposed to high-quality early learning will be healthier, more self-sufficient and less likely to enter the criminal justice system. They’re more likely to stay in school and graduate and less likely to become teen parents. Those real cost savings add up to as much as a 10 percent annual economic return for communities. Brain development occurs more rapidly in the first five years of life than at any

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were stripped away from families at a time of increased poverty. Congress must increase the block grant program by $1.2 billion over 2011 levels to restore child-care JOAN L. BENSO services for approximately 220,000 children, including more than 8,100 children in Pennsylvania. The recently passed state other time. What young children experibudget not only cut nearly $40 million from ence – or don’t experience – during this critical period will forever affect their emo- child care, which will have a grave impact on child-care subsidy, but also gave the tional, cognitive and behavioral developsecretary for the Department of Public ment. Just as a building needs a strong Welfare the discretion to modify eligibility foundation, so, too, does a child. But in and increase co-pays for child care. More Luzerne County, only 18 percent of 3- and than 8,600 children are on the waiting list 4-year-olds attend high-quality publicly in Pennsylvania for child care subsidy. funded pre-kindergarten. • Effective early learning with competI urge U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, Sens. Bob itive state grants. Pennsylvania PartnerCasey and Pat Toomey and President Obaships for Children thanks Congress for ma to make early learning a priority in the supporting the “Race to the Top – Early 2012 federal budget – with targeted inLearning Challenge,” which will help winvestments in Head Start, Early Head Start and the Child Care and Development Block ning states that choose to participate align standards, enhance the quality of and better Grant. Luzerne County’s most vulnerable coordinate early learning programs. children and families depend on these inLawmakers must make investments in vestments now, and the future of Pennsylvaearly learning a key priority in the upcomnia’s economy depends on it, too. ing year. Failing to increase funding would • Head Start. A $526 million increase is have a negative impact on Luzerne County necessary over the next fiscal year to suschildren and economic growth across Penntain early learning opportunities for chilsylvania. dren in Head Start and Early Head Start. Nearly 5,000 children are enrolled in these programs in Pennsylvania. Joan L. Benso is president and CEO of the Harris• Child Care and Development Block burg-based Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children. For information, visit www.papartnerships.org. Grant. In fiscal year 2011, critical services

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ell, it’s official; we are now a welfare nation or, at the very least, have taken our first step down that road. Standard & Poor’s downgraded the United States’ credit worthiness Friday night. I sat and listened for weeks to the vitriolic abuse from the Democrats as to how the Republicans and the tea party members were terrorists. The Republicans and, yes, tea party-leaning members of Congress fought for weeks to bring spending cuts to the table, and the Democrats responded with TV spots depicting a Rep. Paul Ryan-like stand-in pushing seniors off a cliff. Obama has known of this possibility since April, when Standard & Poor’s warned him if he did not get spending under control, the nation’s credit rating would be downgraded. Yet he pushed a budget in May that died in the Senate on a 0-97 vote – a budget that would have continued to increase spending. Obama and the Democrats opposed spending cuts at every turn, knowing full

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well what was coming. John Chambers, S&P’s managing director, wanted $4 trillion in cuts. The Republicans fought the good fight and took it down to the wire in an effort to get a deal that the Democratic-led Senate and Obama could accept and yet meet that $4 trillion mark, but it wasn’t good enough. The only plan put forth that met that bar was the Republican-developed “Cut, Cap and Balance,” which passed the House and was tabled in the Senate; but we were told that had it passed the Senate, Obama would have vetoed it. Remember, Obama wanted a “clean bill.” In spite of being told in April that the nation would be downgraded, he was doing nothing to avert it. Why?

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n light of the recent recall of salmonellatainted turkey, factory farming/agribusiness has once again reared its ugly head. In some instances, animals used for food are cruelly raised in unnatural confinement and environments. They are under tremendous stress and highly susceptible to disease and viruses. This, in turn, is passed on to humans who consume these animals. Not only did these birds endure suffering and deprivation in their short lives, their sacrifice has been reduced to recall and garbage. A plant-based diet is more sensible, healthy, environmentally friendly and humane. For information, visit this website: www.goveg.com. Patricia Marks Wilkes-Barre


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Obama: Contrast in parties’ paths clear By ERICA WERNER Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says there’s some good news from the bitterly partisan debt debate — it made people so frustrated with Washington that Democrats will be able to draw a clear divide with Republicans heading into the 2012 election. The president said Monday that the public thought divided government might make some sense — but not dysfunctional government. And he said he thinks they’re not persuaded by what he described as the Republican strategy of slashing spending on social programs. “They’re not buying that bill of goods,” Obama said at a campaign event. “The good news is that I think there has been enough frustration at Washington, sort of reached a fevered pitch last week, that we’re now looking at 16 months in which there’s going to be a clear contrast and a clear choice,” he said. He described the upcoming election as even more consequential than the 2008 contest that catapulted him into the White House, saying that more is at stake, and “The alternative visions being presented are even starker now than I think they were before.” The president spoke at two Democratic National Committee events Monday night in Washington. He made reference at both to tough days in the stock market. “We’ve had a couple of very difficult days in the stock market, but the truth of the matter is, is that the challenges go beyond the stock market,” he said.

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In other business, the board approved an agreement to settle and compromise all claims raised by the parents of an eligible student not to exceed $20,000. Superintendent Frank Galicki would not elaborate on this matter. The following professional employees were approved for tenure: Mark Adams, Diana Alichnie, Lynn Bull, Marisa Bustin, Melissa Chrusch, Rachael Dunn, Sean Eagan, Rachael Hayes, Rebecca Hyduk, Karen Heltzel, Daniel Nestorik, Amy Pavia, Kylie Rosengrant, Jason Rushmer, Stephanie Shulde, Jennifer Swiderski, Susan Timlin Allison Yourechko and Fred Weaver.

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Road Act says no property owner should be landlocked and the municipality should do what it can to provide access. Township Solicitor Robert Zaruta said he would research the act and get back to the Serbins. “The township has to take care of its people,” Serbin said. “It’s the township’s responsibility.” Conrad said unauthorized vehicles have been using the road, and Yudichak said the Conrads have received threatening and harassing phone calls about the access road. “I can tell you that my vehicles have never been on that road,” Serbin said. “We were away for 16 days and we thought when we got home we would have some solution to our problem.” Sharla Serbin said she and her husband and children had to park their vehicle and walk to their home in a pouring rain Saturday evening when they returned from vacation. “We can’t drive to our house,” an emotional Sharla Serbin said. Conrad told about 40 people at the meeting that the supervisors are trying to secure funding from many different sources and they are meeting with state and federal officials nearly every day. “You have to trust us,” Conrad said. “I hear chuckles out there, but we are doing our best. We’re your neighbors. We want this situation resolved as soon as possible.” Bill O’Boyle, a Times Leader staff writer, may be reached at 829-7281.

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WILKES-BARRE – As U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey sat in a Times Leader conference room Monday speaking about the nation’s economy, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was plummeting – down nearly 340 points – underscoring his point that real efforts must address underlying issues. ONLINE That issue is To see video, something scan this QR code into your Toomey smartphone or said the visit www.tiAmerican mesleaderpeople sent .com. elected officials to Washington this year to address. “The big mandate of the last election was to get our house in order,” said Toomey, R-Zionsville. He said the Senate in particular and the government as a whole is “dysfunctional.” And he said the American people should be “frustrated” with what’s going on and more so with what’s not. He said his own personal level of frustration has risen since he was sworn in as one of Pennsylvania’s two senators on Jan. 5. The former House member – he represented the state’s 15th District in the Lehigh Valley from 1999 to 2005 – said things have certainly changed in the six years he was out of office. Toomey, who made several stops in Northeastern Pennsylvania on Monday, including Luzerne, Wyoming, Lackawanna and Susquehanna counties, said the biggest change has been the seeming lack of tried-andtrue processes in Congress that have been around for centuries. “We have a completely dysfunctional Senate; a generally dysfunctional government,” Toomey said, laying most of the blame at the feet of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada. “The big change from when I was in the House is

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Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Zionsville, talks Monday with the editorial board of The Times Leader.

we actually went through the process. I was on the budget committee. We had multiple competing budget resolutions … and one of them eventually emerged as the successful budget. We moved it over to the Senate, then the Senate did its work and the two were reconciled in the textbook fashion in which our federal government bicameral legislation is supposed to work.” “That’s the biggest difference that’s been stark to me, just the total breakdown of an ordinary process. At the end of the day if you don’t have any process, you end up with these very dysfunctional results we’ve seen in the last few weeks,” said Toomey, 49. Problems not new He said the problems are not new and have not developed over the past year or two. And while he agreed that President Barack Obama “certainly inherited a very tough economic set of circumstances,” he added that “through the policies that he’s pursued, he’s made it worse. By measure after measure we have a worse economy today than we have had in a long time.” He said a balanced budget is a top priority, and residents should be urging elected officials to get the budget

in order, curtail spending and get the country’s finances in order because what’s happening in Washington is impacting every corner of the nation, and by extension, the world since we’re in a global economy. “The truth is we put ourselves in a terrible fiscal hole. For decades we had debt as a percentage of our economy that hovered around 40 percent. Today the debt as a percentage of our economy is over 70 percent and we’re on a path for that to reach 100 percent.” He added that “the picture is bad and it’s going to look worse.” Balanced budget One of only two members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation to vote against last week’s debt ceiling vote, Toomey said he wanted to “see immediate cuts in spending and reforms that would put us on the path to a balanced budget.” “The thing that’s maddening to me is we have an administration and many in Congress who don’t even want to acknowledge the possibility; don’t even want to have a discussion about this,” Toomey added. “They think the more we borrow and spend, the better off we’ll be. And that’s ridiculous.”

Toomey: GOP pick ‘not clear’ dates is former Sen. Rick Santorum, an Allegheny County Republican who lost With no fewer than 17 his Senate reelection bid to Republicans who have deBob Casey in 2006. Toomey clared their candidacy for was a member of Congress president in next year’s when Santorum served and primary – and at least a was asked to evaluate Santodozen more on the fence – rum’s chances to secure the U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey said he has not decided whom to GOP nomination. “It’s tough. It’s always support. tough for anybody that’s “I’m not supporting anyone right now. I think there entered the race,” Toomey, R-Zionsville, said. are several strong candiBut does Santorum have a dates in the field. The field chance? may not be complete even “I suppose everybody has though it is getting a little bit late. This is an unusually a chance. He’s got a very tough road, though,” Toofluid environment, and so mey opined. we might see people get it When it comes to his who have not done so yet. relationship with the senior So I will wait and make a senator from Pennsylvania, judgment later,” Toomey he said he and Casey “have said Monday during a stop a great working relationat The Times Leader. ship.” Who is the favorite of “He’s a very likable guy. those currently in the field? “It’s not clear to me. Obvi- He’s a very decent and honously we all know that Mitt orable guy,” Toomey said. “We disagree on a lot of Romney is a frontrunner on public policy issues, but the Republican side. He’s a we’ve both been looking for strong candidate. He’s in a ways we can do things coopstrong position. But it’s eratively and we found a quite often the case that number of areas.” somebody will emerge as a One of those ways was the certain counterweight to the frontrunner in a Republican judicial nomination process for the federal bench. presidential primary and With three vacancies in that might still happen, so the Middle District of Pennit’s too early to say.” One of the declared candi- sylvania, which serves a

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large swath of the state from Williamsport to Harrisburg, Wilkes-Barre to Scranton, Toomey said he’s hopeful the full Senate should take a confirmation vote in the next two months for Scranton attorney Robert Mariani’s nomination. And the process for nominating two others is something he and Casey are working on. Toomey said the process has been a slow one, but when it comes to lifetime appointments like federal judgeships, it should be a deliberate, well-vetted process. “It was important to me that Sen. Casey and I agree on a process that would make sure that we were getting the best possible candidates,” Toomey said. He said the vetting committees are at work reviewing dozens of applicants. “We want to move as quickly as we can consistent with making sure that we are thoroughly vetting these candidates so we can get really some great people serving on the court. … I think you’re going to see us fill these vacancies and stay on top of them and we’re going to get great people on the bench.”

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but economists don’t expect much to come out of the meeting. The central bank’s key interest rate is already at a record of nearly zero, where it has been since 2008. The Vix, a measure of market volatility and fear among investors, rose 50 percent to its highest level since February 2007. Investors desperately looked for safe places to put their money and settled on U.S. government debt — even though it was the target of the downgrade Friday, when S&P removed the United States from its list of the lowest-risk countries. The price of Treasurys rose sharply, and yields, which move in the opposite direction from price, plunged. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.34 percent from 2.57 percent Friday. That matches its low for the year, reached last week. Before last Friday, there was widespread concern that a downgrade would push yields up and increase borrowing costs. “This is largely a flight to safety,” said Thomas Simons, money market economist with Jefferies & Co. Money flowed out of stocks and into Treasurys. Gold set a record. It rose $61.40 an ounce to settle at $1,713.20. Crude oil, natural gas and other commodities fell sharply on worries that a weaker global economy will mean less demand. Oil fell 6.4 percent to $81.31 per barrel, its lowest price of the year. Fear is spreading quickly through the market, said Dimitre Genov, senior portfolio manager with Artio Global Investors. “It’s becoming a vicious cycle and could feed into consumers reducing their demand as well.”

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The Dow was down 5.5 percent at 10,809.85. The sharp drop extended Wall Street’s almost uninterrupted decline since late July, when the Dow was flirting with 13,000. It fell below 11,000 for the first time since November. The S&P 500 fell 79.92, or 6.7 percent, to 1,119.49. The Nasdaq composite index fell 174.72, or 6.9 percent, to 2,357.69. Trading volume was the highest since September 2008 and the fourth-highest on record. A total of 9.9 billion shares traded, and about 70 stocks fell for every one that rose on the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets in Asia began Monday’s global rout. The main stock index fell almost 4 percent in South Korea and more than 2 percent in Japan. European markets opened later and fell, too, with Germany down 5 percent and France 4.7 percent. In the U.S., stocks fell even as Moody’s, another major credit rating agency, stood by its top rating of Aaa for the U.S. It said it could downgrade the U.S. if it doesn’t cut its deficit, “but it is early to conclude that such measures will not be forthcoming.” Markets also did not appear comforted by an afternoon statement by President Barack Obama, who said Washington needs more “common sense and compromise” to tame its debt. “Markets will rise and fall,” he said. “But this is the United States of America. No matter what some agency may say, we’ve always been and always will be a triple-A country.” S&P, in its downgrade, criticized dysfunction in the American political system. Last week, the Dow Jones industrial average fell almost 700 points. That was its biggest weekly point loss since 2008, during the financial crisis.

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Paul Cwalina, a financial advisor with Edward Jones, looks at the end-of-day reports on Monday.

Local financial advisors tell clients not to panic

What Monday’s dive reinforced ket but not in need of money now, selling was not the best option. was need for investors to “It’s not often a good thing to sell diversify, pros say. after a dramatic sell off,” he said. If By ANDREW M. SEDER aseder@timesleader.com

As financial advisors in the region watched the worst single day plunge in stock prices since 2008 they advised their own clients not to mimic the selling. If anything, some said, Monday’s massive selloff could be a reason to buy today. Of course, that’s dependent on having the money, said Bob Graham, president of Riggs Asset Management, a Wilkes-Barre-based private wealth management firm. Ed Kotarsky, a certified financial planner with Ameriprise Financial on Wilkes-Barre Boulevard at Market Street in Wilkes-Barre, said he was surprised not to be inundated with calls from investors on Monday as the market dropped. From those who did call, he said the concerns and questions were logical. “I can understand why people are upset about it,” Kotarsky said. Paul K. Cwalina, a financial advisor with the Edward Jones location on Public Square, said his phone “was quieter than I expected.” Those who did call were troubled by what was happening on Wall Street. “Clients are certainly nervous,” Cwalina said. “They were asking for advice on what they should do.” He said his advice varied from client to client. “It’s always different from investor to investor,” Cwalina said. He said primarily for those who are deeply invested in the stock mar-

anything, the opposite might be the sound option. “If you’re in it for the long term, I think you’re picking up some good buys,” Cwalina said. Kotarsky said he can’t tell if Monday’s dramatic drop “is the bottom,” but he said investors should not react for the sake of reacting. “Let it ride out if you don’t need the money (right away),” Kotarsky said. What Monday’s plunge reinforced for Cwalina was the need for investors to diversify. The ideal goal for most investors is to have “a balanced portfolio, well-rounded, diverse,” Cwalina said. In the meantime, Kotarsky said he hoped Monday’s freefall would be followed by a Tuesday “bounce back.” “After a day like (Monday) you would expect to see a rebound. At least you would hope. If not (today), then the next day,” Kotarsky said. Graham said the recent slide on Wall Street – the Dow has lost 1,816 points since July 22 -- is a symptom of the nation’s fiscal health. “We’re not managing our country in a responsible manner and have not for some time,” Graham said. He said no one can predict the market’s future, including whether Monday’s selloff indicates a bottom in stock prices. “I think it’s going to be a challenging environment for some time,” Graham said.


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JoePa says he will return soon Penn State coach injures arm and hip when a player hits him during a drill at practice.

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Penn State coach Joe Paterno remains hospitalized but is not expected to need surgery after being injured in a collision with a player during practice on Sunday.

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Paterno suffered injuries to his right arm and hip when he was blindsided by wide receiver Devon Smith, the school said Monday. Paterno was in between Paterno fields at the team’s Holuba Hall indoor practice facility and was facing the other direction while observing the defense when Smith ran into him.

The entire incident was similar to a much more serious collision during a 2006 game at Wisconsin in which 6foot-5 tight end Andrew Quarless collided with him at the end of a play. Paterno required surgery to repair a broken left leg and multiple torn knee ligaments. His latest injuries are to his right side. Fortunately for Paterno, this collision came with one of the team’s

The 84-year-old coach reportedly sustained a hairline fracture to his pelvis, but Penn State said Paterno will likely be released some time today. “I expect to be back at practice soon,” Paterno said in a statement. “I’m doing fine; tell everyone not to worry about me. I like the effort I have seen from the squad during our first few practices, but we have a long way to go to get ready for the schedule we have.”

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Fallen superstar no longer intimidates his rivals as he continues search for game. By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Tiger Woods stepped from behind a microphone, thankful to be done with a short interview that felt like an intrusion. He took 23 questions, most of them about his golf, a few others about his left leg, then walked off without looking at anyone. “That’s why you guys listen,” he muttered under his breath, “and I play.” He was as dismissive as ever, another example of how much has changed in his world, and how little he realizes it. He is not the Tiger Woods he once was. Such bravado used to be acWoods cepted from Woods because he always backed it up. On the golf course, he set an unparalleled standard of excellence. Starting Thursday, he’ll compete in the PGA Championship without having won anything in nearly two years. His agent said he once rejected 100 emails a day from companies wanting to get involved with the world’s most famous athlete. In the 16 months since Woods returned from a sex scandal, he still doesn’t have a corporate logo on his golf bag. His only new endorsement is a Japanese heat rub. One thing that still looks the same is that red shirt on Sunday, yet even that has lost some of its meaning. “That’s his trademark,” Graeme McDowell said. “Really, I think that’s all it is right now. What it means to him is obviously a different thing. What it means to the rest of us ... it’s not really something to be intimidated by anymore.” McDowell, who won the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach last summer, still considers Woods to be a special player. But after more than a year of finishing in the middle of the pack, or finishing the final round before the leaders even tee off, or not even playing because of recurring injuries to his left leg, Woods is more like just another player in the field. No. 1 in the world a year ago, he’s now No. 30. “Mystique is not something that’s measurable,” McDowell said. “It’s when you stand on the tee box with him and you get the feeling you’re in the presence of greatness. When someone shows themselves as flawed and human ... what Tiger was doing all for years and years was superhuman. He was imposing himself on players just by being there. “Until he starts winning again, See WOODS, Page 4B

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Con McCole and Rich Owens train for the Wilkes-Barre Triathlon Monday in Kirby Park.

Owens, McCole represent race tradition

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LEHMAN TWP. -- Rich Owens and Con McCole having been racing together at the Wilkes-Barre Triathlon for nearly 30 years, yet only one will admit their friendship makes for anything but a rivalry. “It’s friendly, but it’s not competitive,” said Owens, who has known McCole since both were in their mid-20s. “We have good triathletes in our area, but I’m not one of them.” Owens and McCole, along with hundreds of other competitors, are set to swim, bike and run Sunday at the 30th annual Wilkes-Barre Triathlon. This year marks the 29th time both men have raced together -- Owens missed the event in 2008 because of an illness.

Part three of a seven part series SUNDAY: The race’s origins MONDAY: The race’s effect WEDNESDAY: The volunteers

McCole said with a laugh. “We bust each other all the time; it’s all fun.” At 52, McCole -- who has competed in every Wilkes-Barre Triathlon in its 30year history -- was willing to confess that after three decades of racing, his body feels every stride, pedal and stroke during competitions. “I feel like I’m going to be 53 at the end of August,” he said. “I feel it. I’m not immune to anything. At times it’s a struggle. It’s not easy.” Joanne Gensel, the triathlon race director since 1990, said that while competitors like Owens and McCole make the event exciting, there are other factors that make the event as popular as it is. “Mainly the volunteers and the way it’s

The triathlon will start at Harveys Lake with a 1.5-kilometer swim, transition to a bike stage that consists of a 40-kilometer ride to the Penn State Wilkes Barre campus in Lehman and wraps up with an 11kilometer run that will end near the recreational center on campus. While the 55-year-old Owens was open about the dominance his friend of more than 30 years has had against him, McCole was equally willing to accept Owens’ proclamation. “I’m glad he said it and not me,” See TRIATHLON, Page 4B

I N T E R N AT I O N A L L E A G U E

Gwinnett’s Redmond keeps SWB in check

Right-hander strikes out 10 as the Braves extend lead to two games over Yankees in race for the wild card. By DAVE ROSENGRANT drosengrant@timesleader.com

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Jorge Vazquez eyes his hit during Monday night’s game at PNC Field.

MOOSIC – The Gwinnett starting rotation is loaded with pitching prospects nearly ready to make the jump to Atlanta. One of those pitchers who isn’t recognized as a top prospect is Todd Redmond, even though he leads the International League in earned run average. The 26-year-old right-hander, who took the hill on Monday at PNC Field to face Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, had only allowed more than three runs in a start just three times this season in 22 starts entering Monday night. So when his team scored three runs against Yankee starter Greg Smith, Redmond seemed to be in good shape as he helped the Braves to a 3-1 victory. Redmond pitched seven innings and struck out a season-high 10 giving up just See YANKEES, Page 4B

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hrough the agony of driving around in a high-speed race car on a broken ankle for a few hours, Brad Keselowski kept reminding himself of one thing. His injury may have hurt like heck. But his anguish couldn’t compare to the hell that is war. Keselowski was reminded of that last week during a conversation with a cousin who’s serving in Afghanistan as a member of the Navy Seals. And the telling conversation may have sealed Keselowski’s resolve to make it all the way through the Good Sam RV Insurance 500 at Pocono Raceway. “It was inspirational for me,” Keselowski said. The tale his cousin told him would be enough to motivate anyone. A chopper went down in Afghanistan last weekend. One of his cousin’s friends died in the crash. And it was a stark reminder that driving around a race track to victory on a broken ankle and bad back isn’t nearly as heroic as what real heroes do while fighting the War on Terror. “I might not be feeling great, but those are the guys who are really making sacrifices,” Keselowski said. “We’re just driving race cars for a living. We’re not curing cancer or saving the world like those guys are. “It kind of put things in perspective.” That’s not to say Keselowski’s victory shouldn’t be viewed as extraordinary. He wasn’t even expected to start the race at Pocono, let alone make it through 200 laps and into Victory Lane after suffering a violent practice crash Wednesday at Road Atlanta. The wreck left him with one broken ankle, made the other one very sore and sent pain shooting through Keselowski’s back. But it was going to be a pain in the neck for anyone trying to stop Keselowski from firing his engine at Pocono or putting backup driver Sam Hornish behind the wheel of his No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge. “I said I wasn’t getting out of my damn car,” Keselowski said. He didn’t, to the admiration of just about everyone who watched Keselowski maneuver his way past the field. “I was amazed he raced the whole race,” said third-place finisher Kurt Busch, Keselowski’s teammate. “Just for Brad to be able to be in the car this week was an accomplishment,” said Keselowski’s crew chief Paul Wolfe, “after seeing that wreck and what he had to go through.” The physical anguish Keselowski endured to get himself ready to race four days after being battered in a violent crash would test the willpower of anyone. He admitted to being helped by some will from above, as a rain delay that lasted 1 hour, 40 minutes may have been a blessing in terms of relieving some stress from spending an extended afternoon sitting in a race car. But his hardships were more than he could have imagined. Keselowski said he cut his hand shifting with a blister he had forgotten about during the race. And there were times when the pain from his ankles and his back made him wonder why he had to be so stubborn about driving. It was during those periods when he allowed his mind to drift overseas. “Whenever I felt like ‘This hurts, I don’t want to do this, I want to get out’ that was good inspiration,” Keselowski said of our nation’s soldiers, “on what it means to man up and make it happen. “Because it (his pain) is really not that bad (by comparison).” What Keselowski accomplished Sunday was nothing short of courageous. But he drew his incentive from real men of courage.

Paul Sokoloski is a Times Leader sports columnist. You may reach him at 970-7109 or email him at psokoloski@timesleader.com.


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If you like two-year old colt & gelding trotters, then the next few nights are for you. Tonight six divisions of The Stallion Series takes to the track and then the big boys roll into town tomorrow, with the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes hitting the five-eighth’s mile oval for three divisions of action. So if you like young trotters, then for sure you want to make it a point to get to the Mohegan Sun! BEST BET: COLE HARD CASH (3RD) VALUE PLAY: CANCUN PRIZE (16TH)

POST TIME 6:30 p.m. All Races One Mile First-$15,000 Clm.Hndcp Trot;clm.price $12-15,000 6 A Real Laser M.Kakaley 6-2-4 Time to get back on top 4 Clear The Air M.Simons 1-1-2 Been a hot commodity 5 Red Roses Heartish D.Ingraham 2-6-7 Cook still a warm trainer 2 Lukas Rossi Tn.Schadel 2-6-6 Was a good 2nd at 21-1 9 Credit Score A.Miller 1-4-4 Won right off the claim 3 Calchips Muscle J.Pavia 3-2-2 Can’t sustain bid 7 Lord Burghley A.Napolitano 4-7-6 I’ll pass 8 Colin Power T.Buter 3-6-4 Out of gas 1 Captain Brady C.Norris 8-8-1 Overmatched Second-$20,000 The Stallion Series 8 Hawaiiancaviar J.Morrill 5-7-1 Welcome back Jimmy! 2 Bold Fresh D.Miller 5-3-1 Dave Miller in for night 1 Learn My Lesson T.Buter 6-3-8 In from the Meadows 4 Whata Buz T.Smedshammer 5-7-6 First time with hopples 5 Cool Beans J.Ingrassia 5-5-4 Smothered 3 Redder Than Red R.Hammer 3-2-6 Hammer catch drives 7 Nico Hall M.Kakaley 8-4-3 Slow in final stages 6 Chasin Mason R.Schnittker 6-6-5 Falters quickly Third-$9,700 Cond.Pace;n/w $4,000 last 5 5 Cole Hard Cash L.Stalbaum 2-8-9 Drops and pops 6 Lies Lies Lies J.Morrill 6-2-10 Trying to regain stride 8 Terlingua M.Kakaley 7-7-4 Can fly off the wings 1 Cannae Barron D.Ingraham 4-9-2 Having gait issues 2 Cannae Rocky Tn.Schadel 5-5-3 Fifth yet again 4 Rush Of Fools B.Simpson 4-8-3 Hangs 3 Night Call T.Buter 4-8-7 Missed a few turns 7 Enlightened Cam J.Pavia 8-8-6 Struggling pacer 9 Papaknowsbest A.McCarthy 6-6-8 Slim hopes Fourth-$20,000 The Stallion Series 5 Boytown C.Norris 7-1-3 Norris holds him together 2 Sharpshooter G R.Hammer 2-1-4 Been loving fair life 8 Order By Me D.Ingraham 2-3-2 Done well at the Meadows 7 Donatello R.Schnittker 5-6-2 Ray owns-trains-reins 3 Epic Tale A.McCarthy 2-3-x Donato Hanover colt 6 Woodway T.Buter 4-4-5 Take another path 1 Lucky Yim B.Irvine 4-2-4 Been unlucky 4 Act Out Hanover D.Miller 5-5-6 First timer Fifth-$9,700 Cond.Trot;n/w $4,000 last 5 3 Mr Hobbs J.Morrill 6-3-5 Morrill hasn’t lost his touch 6 High Esteem Tn.Schadel 1-6-7 New to the Schadel barn 9 Universal Star B.Irvine 3-6-3 Has plenty of class 1 Look Closer A.Miller 5-8-3 Cash burner 7 Saintfrancis M.Kakaley 4-1-6 Weak in PD debuts 8 Showmeyourstuff L.Stalbaum 2-7-3 The strut is gone 4 Zero Boundaries M.Simons 7-7-2 Still struggling 5 Timer A.McCarthy 9-5-8 Misses the bell 2 Money Man K D.Ingraham 8-8-4 Walloped Sixth-$14,000 Cond.Pace;n/w $9,000 last 5 1 Aliveandwell N R.Anderson 1-3-5 Razor sharp 2 Four Starz Kyle J.Morrill 8-5-8 Down a notch and gets Jim 4 Malosi N A.McCarthy 5-4-5 Can’t be discarded 3 Mr Rightnow M.Simons 3-6-3 I have zero confidence in 7 Albionking Espolon A.Miller 9-2-1 New to Pocono 6 Born To Rockn Roll T.Buter 2-2-3 Missed as the even money fav 5 Split Ticket D.Miller 4-8-6 Gets yet another new driver 9 Ideal Michael M.Kakaley 8-4-8 Not tonight 8 Tidewater Tomahawk B.Simpson 1-7-8 Better luck at Monti Seventh-$14,000 Clm.Pace;clm.price $25,000 3 Loadedupntruckin J.Pavia 2-1-2 Found his legs 6 Top Notch Hanover A.Napolitano 1-1-6 Really taken to this strip 1 Hurrikane Scotty J B.Simpson 3-2-2 Merits a look from the wood 7 Kingofthehighlands J.Morrill 1-1-5 Seeks third straight 2 The Pan Flamingo A.Miller 3-7-6 Tough level for this one 8 Buzzd On Sudzz M.Romano 5-2-2 Has a long road to haul 5 Pandapocket D.Miller 8-2-3 Not won in last fourteen tries 9 Dragon AHS M.Kakaley 8-5-3 Out of flames 4 Stonebridge Deco J.Antonelli 6-4-7 Rolled over Eighth-$12,000 Cond.Trot;n/w $6,500 last 5 5 Flowing James M.Kakaley 1-6-3 In good hands 1 Commander Richards Tn.Schadel 1-5-5 Hope you cashed on win 8 Curly Top J.Morrill 1-8-5 Raced huge at Tioga 3 Thors Hammer A.Miller 8-3-3 2nd start off the claim 2 Too Salty C.Norris 5-9-4 Norris the new reinsman 7 Ginger Tree Jimmy L.Stalbaum 7-4-6 Hung mile in most recent 9 South Jersey Honey S.Reisenweaver 5-5-4 Always a long price 6 Lost In The Fog M.Romano 4-3-3 Can’t be seen 4 Victory Sir T.Buter 8-8-4 Gaps badly Ninth-$24,000 Clm.Hndcp Pace;clm.price $25-30,000 3 Pan Grad J.Morrill 3-3-3 Pena-Morrill team for score 5 Royal Cam-Hall A.Napolitano 4-1-3 Versatile pacer 8 B Lo Zero M.Kakaley 1-2-4 Steady as they come 6 Western Posse A.McCarthy 6-2-8 Best of the rest 7 Mambo Italiano B.Simpson 6-1-4 Back from NY 9 Triple Major D.Miller 3-5-4 First start off the purchase 4 Milliondollar Art L.Stalbaum 6-4-8 Loose change 2 Vintage Fenom C.Conte 7-6-8 Not up to the task 1 Expensive Toy M.Romano 8-8-2 This is a tough group Tenth-$20,000 The Stallion Series 6 Solvato T.Smedshammer 1-1-2 Trond had a huge weekend 5 Hall Harbour D.Palone 1-3-1 2 for 2 in Stallion series 4 American Gangster J.Morrill 2-1-3 Oakes barn still warm 1 Clete Hanover M.Simons 2-1-5 Chased Hall last out 2 Dandover J.Taggart 3-x-x Marks her debut 3 Ballagio Hanover To.Schadel 5-4-2 Todd done well with youngsters 8 Mikesbrotherfrank D.Minor x-1-3 Tough one to guage 7 Its On J.Plutino 7-2-5 Over quickly Eleventh-$10,000 Clm.Pace;clm.price $15,000 3 Real Liberator D.Palone 4-5-7 Palone the difference 6 Dysnomia Blue Chip M.Simons 8-5-1 Filly tries the boys 8 Marty B Shady A.Miller 8-3-7 Does retain Andy Miller 5 Patient Major M.Romano 5-4-6 Tires down the lane 2 Giant Cooper M.Kakaley 7-2-3 Disappointed as the chalk 1 Stop Payment J.Taggart 7-9-7 No money coming in 4 Bring It A.Napolitano 8-5-8 Not a very good field 7 Here To Stay J.Morrill 5-8-6 Gone 9 Bring Them Home L.Stalbaum 9-9-6 Last yet again Twelfth-$20,000 The Stallion Series 2 Broadway Zinger T.Smedshammer 1-1-4 Three in a row 5 Chapter Eleven D.Palone 1-3-8 Stakes placed colt 1 Lindys Jersey Boy F.Antonacci 3-2-8 Still looking to break maiden 3 Battle Ready J.Morrill 6-3-2 Big M invader 4 Fortythirst Tim Tn.Schadel 4-3-2 Colt from Tiny Tim 6 Abbi’s Gabbi A.Lambert 6-3-7 Has to find more 7 Megabar Lenny W.Ross 5-6-5 Save your deuce 8 Meadowbranch Jack To.Schadel 6-2-4 …..next Thirteenth-$9,800 Clm.Trot;clm.price $10,000 7 Carpathian Hooray J.Morrill 8-2-2 Wins off the dropdown 4 Litigator D.Palone 7-3-3 Palone loves PD 1 Barely Famous A.Napolitano 1-2-2 Romped vs lesser 8 Anastasia Buzz C.Norris 2-6-6 Was a solid 2nd at 25-1 5 Southern Beauty Tn.Schadel 2-6-7 Superfecta player 2 Here Comes Monte J.Pavia 4-2-1 Watch the tote action 9 Fuel Cell M.Kakaley 7-2-6 Keep dropping in class 6 Conway Lane L.Stalbaum 2-8-6 Stalls 3 Like A Lexis B.Clarke 9-7-1 Better try a Chevette Fourteenth-$20,000 The Stallion Series 4 Fashion Astral D.Palone 1-1-3 Two for two lifetime 3 Scary Good F.Antonacci 1-5-2 Game win in her debut 6 Pine Tab R.Schnittker 2-6-4 Chased choice last out 1 White Russian B.Burgess 5-2-2 In from Ontario 2 May Day Mist M.Simons 3-3-5 It’s not May 5 Sweet Gypsy Lindy J.Morrill 8-5-2 Sour 7 Broadway Moxie Tn.Schadel 3-8-7 Wrong part of town 8 MM’s Yankee M.Kakaley 3-1-1 Stops badly Fifteenth-$20,000 The Stallion Series 6 Pilgrims Power M.Simons 2-1-3 Starts the late double 1 Falcor Bluestone D.Miller 1-4-x Can be any kind 7 Bob And Bobby M.Kakaley 3-2-1 Heavily raced 2yr old 4 Brigaider R.Schnittker 1-3-5 Got lucky in last win 8 Marion Manhattan H.Parker 1-8-9 Looking to stay on gait 2 Blokbuster Hanover A.Miller 2-3-x First timer 3 Broadway Laddie C.Norris 6-4-6 Too little, too late 5 Piggypow D.Palone 8-7-2 One more race to go Sixteenth-$9,700 Cond.Pace;maidens 2 Cancun Prize M.Simons 8-4-6 Worthy of second chance 8 Bettor Win A.Napolitano 4-2-4 From the Pena barn 5 Roaring Rei D.Ingraham 3-8-4 Qualified in good order 3 Midas Blue Chip M.Romano 2-7-6 Off since May 4 Fox Valley Renoir B.Simpson 2-3-9 Longtime maiden 9 Coastal Storm H.Parker 3-6-5 Nine post kills 7 Purple Mcrain Tn.Schadel 2-8-3 Needs a lot to happen 6 Chester Hanover A.Miller 7-6-4 Riding a long skid 1 Windmill Fella B.Clarke 8-4-7 See you tomorrow

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T R A N S A C T I O N S BASEBALL MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL — Suspended Philadelphia OF Shane Victorino three games and fined him for his part in a brawl at San Francisco during Friday’s game. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed INF Cesar Izturis on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Jason Berken from Norfolk (IL). BOSTON RED SOX — Activated INF Jed Lowrie from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Randy Williams to Pawtucket (IL). DETROIT TIGERS — Signed president, general manager and CEO Dave Dombrowski to a four-year contract extension and manager Jim Leyland to a contract extension through the 2012 season. TEXAS RANGERS — Released LHP Arthur Rhodes. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with OF Kenen Bailli. National League

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MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Assigned OF Michael Reed to the Arizona League Brewers. NEW YORK METS — Placed SS Jose Reyes and 1B Daniel Murphy on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Mike Baxter and INF Ruben Tejada from Buffalo (IL). PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Optioned RHP Scott Mathieson to Lehigh Valley (IL). SAN DIEGO PADRES — Transferred 1B Brad Hawpe to the 60-day DL. Placed RHP Ernesto Frieri on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 6 and 3B Chase Headley on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 7. Called up INF James Darnell and LHP Wade LeBlanc from Tucson (PCL). American Association AMARILLO SOX — Signed INF Ron Fenwick. Traded INF Alex Chavez to Windy City (Frontier) for a player to be named. Released OF Fehlandt Lentini. EL PASO DIABLOS — Released LHP Ezequiel Infante. Signed RHP Gil Tussey. FORT WORTH CATS — Traded INF Travis Metcalf to Lancaster (Atlantic) for a player to be named. Signed RHP Robert Romero. GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS — Signed RHP Matt Sartor. LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Acquired OF Kurt Steinhauer from Chico (NorAm) for cash. ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed RHP Tyler Walker. Released INF Donald Blunt. SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CAPTAINS — Released INF Michael Diffie and LHP Pedro Flores. SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Signed RHP Jon Plefka. Released RHP Cephas Howard. WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed 1B Carlos Rivera. Can-Am League BROCKTON ROX — Released RHP Zach Woods and RHP Steven Richard. Traded INF Steve Varnau to Fort Worth (AA) for a player to be named. Acquired INF Alex Sumner from New York (NYS) for cash. Signed LHP Brad Hertzler. NEWARK BEARS — Signed INF Brad Jackson. PITTSFIELD COLONIALS — Signed LHP Rafael Lluberes. Frontier League WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Sold the contract of RHP Mark Williams to the Milwaukee Brewers. FOOTBALL

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Jaguars

INDIANS

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Tigers

CHARGERS

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LIONS

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North Division W L Pct. GB Pawtucket (Red Sox) ............. 64 50 .561 — Lehigh Valley (Phillies).......... 65 51 .560 — Yankees.................................. 61 53 .535 3 Syracuse (Nationals) ............. 49 64 .434 141⁄2 Buffalo (Mets) ......................... 48 66 .421 16 Rochester (Twins).................. 45 69 .395 19 South Division W L Pct. GB Durham (Rays) ....................... 64 49 .566 — Gwinnett (Braves) .................. 62 52 .544 21⁄2 Charlotte (White Sox)............ 55 60 .478 10 Norfolk (Orioles)..................... 42 72 .368 221⁄2 West Division W L Pct. GB Columbus (Indians)................ 73 42 .635 — Indianapolis (Pirates) ............. 60 56 .517 131⁄2 Louisville (Reds) .................... 60 56 .517 131⁄2 Toledo (Tigers)....................... 54 62 .466 191⁄2 Saturday's Games Pawtucket 11, Buffalo 1 Columbus 5, Syracuse 4 Indianapolis 9, Toledo 8 Gwinnett 4, Charlotte 0 Durham 6, Lehigh Valley 2 Louisville at Yankees, ppd., rain Norfolk 9, Rochester 1 Sunday's Games Louisville 5, Yankees 4, 8 innings, 1st game Buffalo at Pawtucket, ppd., rain Charlotte 7, Gwinnett 4 Toledo 11, Indianapolis 5 Yankees 4, Louisville 3, 2nd game Durham 6, Lehigh Valley 4 Columbus 6, Syracuse 4 Rochester 8, Norfolk 0 Monday's Games Indianapolis 2, Toledo 1 Syracuse 8, Buffalo 2 Durham 6, Rochester 5 Gwinnett 3, Yankees 1 Columbus 11, Louisville 3 Lehigh Valley 6, Norfolk 3 Pawtucket 2, at Charlotte 1, susp. Today's Games Pawtucket at Charlotte, 12:15 p.m. Gwinnett at Yankees, 5:35 p.m., 1st game Indianapolis at Toledo, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Syracuse, 7 p.m. Rochester at Durham, 7:05 p.m. Columbus at Louisville, 7:05 p.m. Lehigh Valley at Norfolk, 7:15 p.m. Yankees vs. Gwinnett at Yankees, 8:05 p.m., 2nd game

E A S T E R N L E A G U E Pct. GB .553 — .518 4 .509 5 .491 7 .421 15 .409 161⁄2 Pct. GB .557 — 1 .553 ⁄2 .544 11⁄2 .522 4 .482 81⁄2 .442 13

W L Pct. GB Vermont (Athletics) ................. 25 24 .510 — Lowell (Red Sox) ..................... 21 28 .429 4 Connecticut (Tigers) ............... 20 27 .426 4 Tri-City (Astros) ....................... 20 29 .408 5 Saturday's Games Lowell 6, Connecticut 2 Staten Island 6, Brooklyn 4 Vermont at Tri-City, ppd., rain Williamsport 6, Batavia 2 Mahoning Valley 5, Auburn 3 Jamestown 3, State College 1 Aberdeen at Hudson Valley, ppd., rain Sunday's Games Vermont 8, Tri-City 3, 1st game Lowell at Connecticut, ppd., rain Tri-City 3, Vermont 2, 2nd game Brooklyn 10, Staten Island 2 Batavia 8, Williamsport 4 Aberdeen 4, Hudson Valley 1 Auburn 7, Mahoning Valley 0 State College 7, Jamestown 6, 12 innings Monday's Games Brooklyn 7, Staten Island 5 Connecticut 10, Lowell 0 Mahoning Valley 7, Auburn 2 Aberdeen 6, Hudson Valley 4 State College 14, Jamestown 1 Tri-City 9, Vermont 3. Batavia at Williamsport, ppd. Today's Games Mahoning Valley at Tri-City, 7 p.m. Vermont at Auburn, 7:05 p.m. Brooklyn at Batavia, 7:05 p.m. Jamestown at Connecticut, 7:05 p.m. Lowell at Hudson Valley, 7:05 p.m. Aberdeen at State College, 7:05 p.m. Staten Island at Williamsport, 7:05 p.m.

S O C C E R Major League Soccer EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Columbus ................... 9 7 7 34 24 22 Philadelphia ............... 8 5 8 32 26 19 New York.................... 6 5 12 30 37 30 Sporting Kansas City 7 6 9 30 31 28 Houston ...................... 6 7 9 27 27 27 D.C. ............................. 6 6 8 26 26 30 New England.............. 4 10 9 21 22 33 Chicago ...................... 2 6 13 19 21 26 Toronto FC................. 3 11 10 19 21 43 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Los Angeles .............. 12 3 9 45 32 19 FC Dallas................... 12 5 6 42 30 21 Seattle ........................ 10 5 8 38 33 26 Colorado .................... 9 6 10 37 35 31 Real Salt Lake .......... 9 5 6 33 27 16 Chivas USA............... 7 8 8 29 30 26 Portland...................... 7 10 4 25 27 34 San Jose .................... 5 8 9 24 24 29 Vancouver ................. 2 11 9 15 21 34 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Wednesday's Games Sporting Kansas City 2, Real Salt Lake 0 Chicago 1, Philadelphia 1, tie Portland 3, Los Angeles 0 Friday's Games Colorado 2, Columbus 0 Saturday's Games Toronto FC 3, D.C. United 3, tie Chivas USA 3, New England 2 Houston 1, Philadelphia 1, tie Seattle FC 2, Sporting Kansas City 1 Real Salt Lake 3, New York 0 Portland 1, San Jose 1, tie Los Angeles 3, FC Dallas 1 Sunday's Games Vancouver 4, Chicago 2 Saturday, Aug. 13 Chivas USA at Seattle FC, 4 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Toronto FC, 7 p.m. New England at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at New York, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver at D.C. United, 7:30 p.m. FC Dallas at Philadelphia, 8 p.m. Colorado at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 Portland at Houston, 9 p.m.

F O O T B A L L Arena Football Playoffs First Round National Conference Friday, July 29 Chicago 54, Dallas 51 Arizona 62, Spokane 33 American Conference Friday, July 29 Jacksonville 63, Orlando 48 Sunday, July 31 Georgia 50, Cleveland 41 Conference Championships Saturday, Aug. 6 National Arizona 54, Chicago 48 Monday, Aug. 8 American Georgia at Jacksonville, late ArenaBowl Friday, Aug. 12 Arizona vs. Georgia-Jacksonville winner, 8 p.m.

Canadian Football League EAST DIVISION WLT Winnipeg................................... 5 1 0 Montreal.................................... 4 2 0 Hamilton.................................... 3 3 0 Toronto ..................................... 1 5 0 WEST DIVISION WLT Edmonton ................................. 5 1 0 Calgary ..................................... 4 2 0 B.C. ........................................... 1 5 0 Saskatchewan.......................... 1 5 0 Thursday's Game Montreal 36, Toronto 23 Friday's Games Winnipeg 28, Edmonton 16 B.C. 24, Saskatchewan 11 Saturday's Game Calgary 32, Hamilton 20 Thursday, Aug. 11 Edmonton at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12 Calgary at Saskatchewan, 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 Toronto at Hamilton, 7 p.m. Winnipeg at B.C., 10 p.m.

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McNamara Division W L Staten Island (Yankees).......... 34 15 Brooklyn (Mets) ....................... 27 23 Hudson Valley (Rays) ............. 24 24 Aberdeen (Orioles).................. 17 32 Pinckney Division W L Auburn (Nationals)................... 30 20 Mahoning Valley (Indians)...... 29 21 Williamsport (Phillies) ............. 28 22 Jamestown (Marlins)............... 27 23 Batavia (Cardinals) .................. 24 26 State College (Pirates) ............ 19 31 Stedler Division

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National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS — Re-signed S Matt Ware. Waived OT Brad Thorson. ATLANTA FALCONS — Agreed to terms with RB Jason Snelling. BALTIMORE RAVENS — Agreed to terms with RB Ricky Williams. CAROLINA PANTHERS — Clamed G Bryant Browning off waivers from St. Louis. Waived-injured LB Kelvin Smith. CINCINNATI BENGALS — Waived S Brian Lainhart and G Mark Wetterer. DETROIT LIONS — Released LB Daunte Akra and DB Jamal Robinson. Signed DE Keyunta Dawson and DT Montavious Stanley. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Removed TE Tony Moeaki from the phyically-unable-to-perform list. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed DE Shaun Ellis and DE Andre Carter. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Waived WR Giovanni Stanley. Signed RB Dean Rogers to a three-year contract. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Placed WR Dontavia Bogan and CB Curtis Holcomb on injured reserve. HOCKEY National Hockey League ANAHEIM DUCKS — Agreed to terms with coach Randy Carlyle on a three-year contract extension through the 2013-14 season. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Agreed to terms with LW Dalton Smith on a three-year contract and LW Ryan Russell on a one-year contract. NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Signed D Jack Hillen to a one-year contract. NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Agreed to terms with F Sean Backman. ST. LOUIS BLUES — Signed D Danny Syvret to a one-year contract. American Hockey League CHARLOTTE CHECKERS — Agreed to terms with F Matt Beca and D Ryan Donald. COLLEGE ABILENE CHRISTIAN — Named Chris Macaluso assistant sports information director. GEORGETOWN — Named Sarah Cullen women’s assistant volleyball coach. IONA — Named Jon Killingbeck volleyball coach, Tim Gardner director of women’s basketball operations, and Eric Alston assistant director of women’s basketball operations PFEIFFER — Named Mike Manderino and Josh Odean assistant baseball coaches. SAINT FRANCIS (PA) — Named Mike Kerr women’s assistant swimming coach. WAYLAND BAPTIST — Named Michael Huxen women’s assistant basketball coach.

Eastern Division W L New Hampshire (Blue Jays) . 63 51 Reading (Phillies)................... 59 55 Trenton (Yankees) ................. 58 56 New Britain (Twins) ............... 56 58 Portland (Red Sox) ................ 48 66 Binghamton (Mets) ................ 47 68 Western Division W L Harrisburg (Nationals)............. 64 51 Bowie (Orioles) ........................ 63 51 Richmond (Giants) .................. 62 52 Akron (Indians)......................... 60 55 Erie (Tigers) ............................. 55 59 Altoona (Pirates) ...................... 50 63 Saturday's Games Richmond 7, Portland 5 Bowie 7, New Hampshire 2 Trenton 5, Altoona 3 New Britain 4, Akron 3 Harrisburg 10, Erie 6 Reading 9, Binghamton 3 Sunday's Games Harrisburg 6, Erie 1 Akron 10, New Britain 2 Portland 7, Richmond 2 Altoona 3, Trenton 2 Bowie 5, New Hampshire 3 Binghamton 7, Reading 4 Monday's Games No games scheduled Today's Games Richmond at Harrisburg, 7 p.m. Akron at Portland, 7 p.m. Altoona at New Britain, 7:05 p.m. Erie at New Hampshire, 7:05 p.m. Bowie at Reading, 7:05 p.m. Binghamton at Trenton, 7:05 p.m.

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Pct. GB .694 — .540 71⁄2 .500 91⁄2 .347 17 Pct. GB .600 — .580 1 .560 2 .540 3 .480 6 .380 11

EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct Indiana............................ 15 7 .682 Connecticut.................... 13 7 .650 New York ....................... 12 9 .571 Chicago .......................... 10 12 .455 Atlanta............................. 9 11 .450 Washington.................... 4 14 .222 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct Minnesota ...................... 16 4 .800 San Antonio ................... 12 8 .600 Seattle............................. 12 9 .571 Phoenix .......................... 11 9 .550 Los Angeles................... 7 13 .350 Tulsa ............................... 1 19 .050 Sunday's Games Atlanta 70, Seattle 53 Connecticut 96, Phoenix 95, OT Chicago 88, Indiana 69 Minnesota 84, Los Angeles 78 Monday's Games

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BOWLING Brussocks Bowling League is in need of bowlers for their league. The league will be starting Thursday, August 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Chacko’s Bowling Alleys. Please contact Fred Favire at 570-2150180 or Mazz at 570-288-6309. WB Patriarch’s League is need of bowlers for their league. The season starts Wednesday, September 7 at 12:30 p.m. at Chacko’s Bowling Alleys. All interested bowlers please attend or call Fred Favire at 570-215-0180. MEETINGS Hanover Area Boys Soccer Booster Club will be holding a meeting at 5 p.m. on Thursday at the High School Soccer Field. All parents are encouraged to attend. Hanover Area Quarterback Club will be meeting today at 6:30 p.m. at the Football Stadium. All parents are encouraged to attend. If you have any questions, please contact Sharon at 570-510-9190. Swoyersville Little League will hold their monthly meeting this Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Rec Room on Hughes Street. WVW Gridiron Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. today at the Wyoming Valley West Middle School in Kingston. All parents are encouraged to attend. PHYSICALS Wyoming Valley West will conduct the following physicals for Fall sports at the stadium in Kingston on Wednesday, August 10 at 8:30 a.m. Boys and Girls Golf (grades 9-12); Boys and Girls Water Polo (grades 9-12); and Boys and Girls Cross Country (grades 9-12). All necessary paperwork can be picked up at the High School, Middle School, or central office. Candidates should have the paperwork completed before arrival for the physical. Any Westside Career Technical Center student who resides in the WVW School District and wants to play a fall sport at WVW can receive a physical at this time. PRACTICES Solomon Junior High Soccer practice will begin Monday, August 15 from 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Solomon Junior High School. Any 7th or 8th grader interested in playing should attend. Any questions call Coach Bull Yankowski at 570-262-8134. REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTS Back Mountain Adult Men’s Flag Football League Fall Season will begin Sept. 3. Ages 16 and up. 11 man maximum roster and games are played in Lehman, Pa. This will be our 20th season and deadline to signup your team is Aug. 15. For more information or to signup email bokrel48@aol.com. Fall Baseball League is accepting team applications for ages 12-14. League is sponsored by the Kingston/Forty Fort LL. Games will be played at O’Hara field in Swoyersville beginning August 27. Email KFFLL@yahoo,.com or call 570362-3561 for more information. Moosic Raiders will hold football and cheerleading registration from 6 p.m. through 8 p.m. today through Thursday at the field. Boys and girls ages 5 through 14 are eligible. You do not have to reside in Moosic to participate. A wallet-size photo of each child is required, along with an original birth certificate and a photocopy if a new player. Additional information: www.moosicraiders.com. NEPA Wildcats 16 & Under and 18 & Under Fast Pitch Travel Softball Organization will be hosting tryouts for their Fall 2011/Summer 2012 teams. The teams will be attending several college showcases in the Fall and Summer. Tryouts will be held: Wednesday, Aug. 10, from 6-8 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 13, from 1-3 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 14, from 1-3 p.m. at Abington Heights High School. For more information or to schedule a private tryout, contact Vic Thomas at 351-5787, Mike Thomas at 2417030, John Kelly at 504-4808, or by email at AbingtonWildcats@yahoo.com.

No games scheduled Today's Games San Antonio at Indiana, 7 p.m. Atlanta at Washington, 7 p.m. Chicago at Connecticut, 7:30 p.m. Seattle at New York, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Tulsa at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

N A S C A R Camping World Truck Money Leaders 1. Kyle Busch, $279,175 2. Johnny Sauter, $250,420 3. Ron Hornaday Jr., $232,075 4. Austin Dillon, $219,400 5. Timothy Peters, $216,900 6. Parker Kligerman, $212,650 7. James Buescher, $212,375 8. Matt Crafton, $195,345 9. Todd Bodine, $195,020 10. Cole Whitt, $189,250 11. Joey Coulter, $172,170 12. Miguel Paludo, $168,170 13. Nelson Piquet Jr., $167,280 14. David Starr, $163,170 15. Brendan Gaughan, $161,975 16. Jason White, $154,575 17. Ricky Carmichael, $150,225 18. Justin Lofton, $146,325 19. Clay Rogers, $145,175 20. Max Papis, $143,475 21. Ryan Sieg, $142,600 22. Justin Marks, $127,725 23. Johanna Long, $116,857 24. Shane Sieg, $110,430 25. Travis Kvapil, $104,304 26. Norm Benning, $103,980 27. Craig Goess, $96,950 28. Clint Bowyer, $87,825 29. Elliott Sadler, $86,900 30. Brad Sweet, $80,741 31. Mike Garvey, $76,744 32. Michael Waltrip, $73,275 33. Kevin Harvick, $61,650 34. David Mayhew, $55,350 35. Jennifer Jo Cobb, $52,360 36. Jeffrey Earnhardt, $47,275 37. Chris Fontaine, $46,935 38. Steve Arpin, $42,500 39. Chase Mattioli, $40,300 40. Johnny Chapman, $39,805 41. Justin Johnson, $38,130 42. Kasey Kahne, $36,725 43. Brian Ickler, $33,225 44. Jamie Dick, $30,700 45. Dusty Davis, $29,275 46. T.J. Bell, $23,675 47. Jack Smith, $23,475 48. Josh Richards, $22,875 49. Chris Lafferty, $21,926 50. Chris Jones, $19,800

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PA Fusion Girls Travel Softball Team will be holding first tryouts for the 2011-2012 seaon for 12U, 14U, and 16U travel teams. 12U Saturday, September 2 at 10 a.m., 14U Saturday, September 3 at 12 p.m., and 16U Saturday, September 3 at 2 pm. All tryouts will be held at Nanticoke Little League Field. Fore more information call mark at 570-902-5198. Rollin’ Thunder Softball 18 & Under Travel Team will hold try-outs on August 20 and 21 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. for fall of 2011 and spring/ summer 2012. The try-outs will be held at the Jessup Youth Sports Complex. Interested players can contact Mark at 570-687-47836 or email ave3024@aol.com prior to try-out dates. Valley Regional Warriors 10U Travel Team will hold its third and final tryout for the 2011-2012 season this Thursday from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Field 1 of the Freedom Park softball complex. The complex sits to the rear of 413 W. Butler Dr., Drums. Eligible girls must be 10 or younger on Janur1, 20120 to qualify. The first official team practice will be held Saturday, August 13. Please contact Coach Balay at vrgsl10uwarrior@gmail.com or call 570-956-4503 if you are interested and unable to attend the August 11 tryout. Wyoming Valley Fall Baseball League is still in need of teams. Teams’ players must be ages 12 to 14. Final registrations will be Monday, Aug. 15. Please contact Al at 287-1223- or 881-2626. Wyoming Valley Vipers travel softball is looking for U10 and U12 girls for their fall ball teams. Double headers will be played every Saturday until Oct 29. For more information, call Ed at 417-1119. UPCOMING EVENTS Greater Wyoming Valley Chamber of Commerce’s annual golf tournament will be held on Aug. 19 at Blue Ridge Golf Club. The day starts with a 10 a.m. registration and continental breakfast and a 11 a.m. shotgun start. The cost is $125 per person or $440 for a group of four and includes a cocktail hour, buffet dinner, prizes for flight winners and tee prizes. To just attend the dinner is $50. For more information to register contact Jean Kile at 823-2101 ext. 113 or by email at jeankile@wilkes-barre.org. Sponsorships are also available. For sponsorship information, contact John Maday at 823-2101 ext. 131 or by email at john@wilkesbarre.org. 19th Annual Harp’s AC Golf Tournament benefitting the American Heart Association is set. A captain and crew format will be held on Saturday, August 27 with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. This year’s events will e held at the Blued Ridge Golf Course in Mountain Top. Registration for the event will begin at 12 p.m. Prizes this year will include closest to pins on all par 3’s, longest drive, 3 flight winners, 1st and 2nd place ion each. There will also be a Pot of Gold hole and an optional skins pool. We will have over 75 prizes top give out this year with an additional Chinese Auction for prizes such as Phillies tickets, golf course passes, golf bags, and 42’ flat screen TV! Deadline for entry is on Friday, August 19 with cost being $95 per person. 2011 Dunmore Missy League ASA 14U All-Star Tournament will be held August 18-21 at Sherwood Park in Dunmore, PA. Format is double elimination and cost is $150 plus one new ball. The tournament is open to all REC level all-star teams. No travel teams! For more information call Dino Darbenzio at 570-650-5159 or email at ddarbenz@yahoo.com.

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B O X I N G Fight Schedule Aug. 10 At Tokyo, Kazuto Ioka vs. Juan Hernandez, 12, for Ioka’s WBC minimumweight title. Aug. 12 At St. Charles, Mo. (ESPN2), Antwone Smith vs. Kermit Cintron, 10, junior middleweights. Aug. 13 At Broadbeach, Australia, Michael Katsidis vs. Michael Lozada, 12, lightweights. At the Convention Center, Acapulco, Mexico, Juan Palacios vs. Armando Torres, 12, for Palacios’ WBA minimumweight title;Miguel Roman vs. Abraham Rodriguez, 12, super featherweights;Oliver Flores vs. Hector Javier Marquez, 12, super featherweights. At Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas (SHO), Joseph Agbeko vs. Abner Mares, 12, for Agbeko’s IBF and WBC Silver bantamweight titles;Eric Morel vs. Daniel Quevedo, 10, bantamweights. Aug. 19 At Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, Dover, Del., Amir Mansour vs. Dominick Guinn, 12, for the NABO interim heavyweight title. At Hammond, Ind. (ESPN2), Mauricio Herrera vs. Ruslan Provonikov, 12, junior welterweights;David Diaz vs. Hank Lundy, 10, lightweights. At Juan Vicens Auditorium, Puerto Rico, Cesar Seda, Jr. vs. Yan Barthelemy, 10, bantamweights. Aug. 20 At Agua Caliente, Mexico, Argeniz Mendez vs. Juan Carlos Salgado, 12, for the vacant IBF junior lightweight title. Aug. 26 At Donetsk, Ukraine, Viacheslav Senchenko, vs. Marco Avendano, 12, for Senchecko’s WBA World welterweight title;Karoly Balzsay vs. Stas Kashtanov, 12, for the vacant WBA World super middleweight title. Aug. 27 At Erfurt, Germany, Alexander Povetkin vs. Ruslan Chagaev, 12, for the vacant WBA World heavyweight title;Robert Helenius vs. Sergei Liakhovich, 12, for Helenius” WBA and WBO Inter-Continental heavyweight titles. At HP Pavilion, San Jose, Calif. (HBO), Marcos Maidana vs. Robert Guerrero, 12, for Maidana’s WBA World junior welterweight title. At TBA, Mexico, Adrian Hernandez, vs. Gideon Buthelezi, 12, for Hernandez’s WBC light flyweight title. Aug. 31 At Hobart, Australia, Daniel Geale vs. Eromosele Albert, 12, for Geale’s IBF middleweight title;Garth Wood vs. Johannes Mwetupunga, 12, middleweights. At Tokyo, Koki Kameda vs. David De La Mora, 12, for Kameda’s WBA World banatamweight title. Sept. 3 At Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi, Miss., Jan Zaveck vs. Andre Berto, 12, for Zaveck’s IBF welterweight title.


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Kotchman’s HR lifts Rays to win The Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Casey Kotchman had an eventful night, hitting a game-winning homer and avoiding a whip cream pie in the face from teammate Evan Longoria during a postgame celebration. Kotchman led off the ninth inning with a home run to lift the Tampa Bay Rays to a 2-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night. “I don’t get either one very often,” Kotchman said. Kotchman drove the first pitch from Blake Wood (5-1) over the center field fence. He also knocked in the other Tampa Bay run with a run-scoring single that tied it in the seventh. “How about Casey?” Rays manager Joe Maddon said. “Those balls were properly struck. Kotch has been hitting like that all year. It’s fun to watch.” Kotchman, who has seven multihit outings over his last 10 games, is hitting .341 this season. The greeting he received from the welcoming committee at the plate was a blur. “Just kind of numb,” he said. It was Kotchman’s first walkoff hit since he had an RBI single in the Los Angeles Angels’ 2-1 victory over Texas on July 13, 2007. The first baseman has three homers over the last six games after going deep just four times in 93 games to start the season. Rays closer Kyle Farnsworth (4-1) pitched a perfect ninth to earn the win. Luke Hochevar allowed one run and five hits over seven innings for the Royals. The right-hander, who had won his previous three starts, had seven strikeouts and two walks. Rays rookie Jeremy Hellickson, 3-0 in four starts during July, gave up one run and six hits in 7 1-3 innings. He struck out seven and walked three. “It was a great game,” Kansas City manager Ned Yost said. “There was outstanding pitching from both starters.” Tampa Bay tied it at 1 in the seventh when Ben Zobrist drew a one-out walk, went to second on a wild pitch and scored on Kotchman’s single. “Just happy to get the ’W,”’ Kotchman said. Eric Hosmer put the Royals ahead 1-0 on a first-inning RBI single. Alex Gordon, who had been hitless in his first 37 atbats at Tropicana Field, hit a leadoff double and later scored on Hosmer’s opposite-field hit to left.

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BALTIMORE — A.J. Pierzynski homered and drove in three runs, Alex Rios singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles for their fourth straight victory. Gordon Beckham also connected for the White Sox, who blew a four-run lead before rallying to secure their seasonhigh sixth consecutive win on the road. Third-place Chicago moved within five games of the lead in the AL Central. After J.J. Hardy hit a threerun homer in the seventh off Jesse Crain (6-3) to put Baltimore up 6-5, the White Sox regained the lead against Jim Johnson (5-4). Paul Konerko walked, Carlos Quentin singled and Pierzynski hit a sacrifice fly to tie it. Rios then singled to score Quentin. Red Sox 8, Twins 6

MINNEAPOLIS — David Ortiz had four hits and three RBIs and delivered the goahead single with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Boston Red Sox to an 8-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Ortiz, a former Twin, hit a two-run homer in the sixth and finished a triple shy of the cycle. Jarrod Saltalamacchia added a homer and two RBIs to help the Red Sox win for the fifth time in seven games and move 11⁄2 games ahead of the idle Yankees in the AL East. Marco Scutaro chipped in three hits and Jonathan Papelbon picked up his 25th save. Jason Kubel had a homer among his three hits and two RBIs for the Twins, who have lost five in a row. Rangers 9, Mariners 2

ARLINGTON, Texas — Matt Harrison pitched seven strong innings for his career-high 10th victory, Nelson Cruz homered, and the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners. Harrison (10-8) allowed two runs and five hits with six strikeouts and no walks in 104-degree heat, surpassing his nine-win rookie season in 2008. Cruz, Mitch Moreland and Yorvit Torrealba all had three hits for the AL West-leading Rangers, who stretched their lead over second-place Los Angeles to 1 1-2 games. The Angels had the night off. The Rangers scored twice in the second against rookie Charlie Furbush (1-1) with the help of the Mariners’ second error of the night.

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Duda leads Mets’ rally against Bell for victory The Associated Press

NEW YORK — Lucas Duda’s two-run single capped a three-run ninth against AllStar closer Heath Bell, and the banged-up New York Mets rallied past the San Diego Padres 9-8 on Monday night. Angel Pagan, Jason Bay and David Wright homered for the Mets, who started strong and finished with a flourish after putting their top two hitters on the disabled list. Shortstop Jose Reyes is sidelined with a strained left hamstring, the same problem that landed the NL’s leading hitter on the disabled list for 16 days last month. Daniel Murphy, who filled in admirably for injured first baseman Ike Davis, is likely done for the season because of a left knee injury. Pagan moved up to Reyes’ spot at the top of the lineup and hit his third career leadoff homer.

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MIAMI — Dan Uggla extended his hitting streak to 29 games and Alex Gonzalez hit a three-run homer to help the Atlanta Braves beat the slumping Florida Marlins. Uggla beat out a grounder to short for an infield single in the fifth inning to extend the longest active hitting streak in the majors. He’s tied with Rowland Office for the secondlongest streak in franchise history behind Rico Carty’s 31 in a row in 1970. After Uggla and Chipper Jones singled, Gonzalez hit his 10th home run off Brad Hand (1-4). Uggla added a sacrifice fly in the sixth against his former team. Freddie Freeman, whose career-best 20-game hitting streak ended Sunday, had a two-run single. Derek Lowe (7-10), who had lost his past three starts, allowed two runs in six innings.

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Boston ............................................ New York ....................................... Tampa Bay..................................... Toronto........................................... Baltimore........................................ Detroit ........................................... Cleveland ..................................... Chicago ........................................ Minnesota .................................... Kansas City.................................. Texas ............................................. Los Angeles .................................. Oakland.......................................... Seattle ............................................

Philadelphia ................................. Atlanta........................................... New York...................................... Washington.................................. Florida........................................... Milwaukee .................................. St. Louis...................................... Cincinnati .................................... Pittsburgh ................................... Chicago ...................................... Houston ...................................... San Francisco .............................. Arizona ......................................... Colorado....................................... Los Angeles ................................. San Diego.....................................

W 71 69 60 58 44 W 61 56 56 51 49 W 65 63 51 49 W 74 67 57 55 55 W 65 62 55 54 49 37 W 63 62 53 52 51

All Times EDT AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division L Pct GB WCGB 43 .623 — — — 44 .611 11⁄2 54 .526 11 91⁄2 56 .509 13 111⁄2 68 .393 26 241⁄2 Central Division L Pct GB WCGB 53 .535 — — 56 .500 4 121⁄2 58 .491 5 131⁄2 19 64 .443 101⁄2 66 .426 121⁄2 21 West Division L Pct GB WCGB 51 .560 — — 52 .548 11⁄2 7 63 .447 13 181⁄2 65 .430 15 201⁄2 NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division L Pct GB WCGB 40 .649 — — 49 .578 8 — 57 .500 17 9 59 .482 19 11 111⁄2 60 .478 191⁄2 Central Division L Pct GB WCGB 50 .565 — — 53 .539 3 41⁄2 59 .482 91⁄2 11 59 .478 10 111⁄2 66 .426 16 171⁄2 77 .325 271⁄2 29 West Division L Pct GB WCGB 52 .548 — — 1 52 .544 ⁄2 4 62 .461 10 131⁄2 61 .460 10 131⁄2 65 .440 121⁄2 16

AMERICAN LEAGUE Sunday's Games Toronto 7, Baltimore 2 Oakland 5, Tampa Bay 4, 10 innings Chicago White Sox 7, Minnesota 0 Kansas City 4, Detroit 3 L.A. Angels 2, Seattle 1 Texas 5, Cleveland 3 Boston 3, N.Y. Yankees 2, 10 innings Monday's Games Chicago White Sox 7, Baltimore 6 Boston 8, Minnesota 6 Tampa Bay 2, Kansas City 1 Texas 9, Seattle 2 Tuesday's Games Chicago White Sox (Floyd 9-10) at Baltimore (Jo.Reyes 5-8), 7:05 p.m. Detroit (Fister 4-12) at Cleveland (Masterson 9-7), 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (Haren 12-6) at N.Y. Yankees (A.J.Burnett 8-9), 7:05 p.m. Oakland (Harden 2-2) at Toronto (Cecil 4-4), 7:07 p.m. Kansas City (Francis 4-11) at Tampa Bay (Shields 10-9), 7:10 p.m. Seattle (Pineda 9-7) at Texas (Ogando 11-5), 8:05 p.m. Boston (Bedard 4-7) at Minnesota (Liriano 7-9), 8:10 p.m. Wednesday's Games Chicago White Sox at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Detroit at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Oakland at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Kansas City at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Seattle at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Boston at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m.

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Minnesota ab r h bi ab r h bi Ellsury cf 5 0 2 0 Span cf 4 0 0 0 Crwfrd lf 4 1 1 0 Plouffe 2b 4 2 2 0 AdGnzl 1b 3 0 2 1 Mauer c 4 0 1 1 DMcDn pr-rf 0 1 0 0 Cuddyr 1b 4 1 1 0 Pedroia 2b 5 2 2 0 Kubel rf 4 2 3 2 D.Ortiz dh 5 3 4 3 Repko pr-rf 0 0 0 0 Sltlmch c 5 1 2 2 Thome dh 4 1 1 1 Reddck rf 3 0 0 0 Valenci 3b 4 0 0 0 Aviles ph-rf-3b 2 0 0 0 DYong lf 4 0 0 0 Lowrie 3b-1b 4 0 1 0 Tolbert ss 3 0 2 0 Scutaro ss 4 0 3 1 Revere ph 1 0 0 0 Totals 40 817 7 Totals 36 610 4 Boston ................................ 010 004 012 — 8 Minnesota .......................... 030 110 010 — 6 E—Saltalamacchia (3), Lowrie (11), Mauer (3). DP—Boston 1, Minnesota 1. LOB—Boston 8, Minnesota 3. 2B—D.Ortiz (30), Saltalamacchia (16), Plouffe (5), Mauer (9), Cuddyer (24), Thome (11). 3B—C.Crawford (5). HR—D.Ortiz (22), Saltalamacchia (11), Kubel (9). CS—Ellsbury (11), Tolbert (2). S—C.Crawford. SF—Ad.Gonzalez. IP H R ER BB SO Boston Wakefield ................. 7 8 5 3 0 4 Aceves W,8-1 BS,2-3 ...................... 1 2 1 1 0 0 Papelbon S,25-26... 1 0 0 0 0 2 Minnesota S.Baker..................... 6 9 5 5 0 5 Dumatrait.................. 1⁄3 2 0 0 1 0 Capps ....................... 2⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 1 Perkins L,3-2 ........... 12⁄3 Nathan ...................... 1⁄3 3 1 1 0 0 PB—Saltalamacchia. Umpires—Home, Marvin Hudson;First, Tim McClelland;Second, Ted Barrett;Third, Brian Runge. T—3:00. A—40,080 (39,500).

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Tampa Bay ab r h bi ab r h bi AGordn lf 4 1 1 0 Jnnngs lf 3 0 0 0 MeCarr cf 4 0 2 0 Damon dh 3 0 0 0 Butler dh 3 0 1 0 Longori 3b 4 0 1 0 Getz pr-dh 0 0 0 0 Zobrist 2b 3 1 0 0 Hosmer 1b 3 0 1 1 Ktchm 1b 4 1 3 2 Francr rf 4 0 1 0 BUpton cf 3 0 2 0 Giavtll 2b 4 0 0 0 Joyce rf 2 0 0 0 Mostks 3b 4 0 0 0 Chirins c 3 0 0 0 AEscor ss 4 0 0 0 SRdrgz ss 3 0 0 0 Pina c 3 0 0 0 Totals 33 1 6 1 Totals 28 2 6 2 Kansas City ....................... 100 000 000 — 1 Tampa Bay......................... 000 000 101 — 2 No outs when winning run scored. E—Longoria (9). DP—Kansas City 2. LOB—Kansas City 8, Tampa Bay 6. 2B—A.Gordon (35), Me.Cabrera (30), Butler (28), Francoeur (32). HR— Kotchman (7). SB—Jennings (7). IP H R ER BB SO Kansas City Hochevar ................. 7 5 1 1 2 7 Crow ......................... 1 0 0 0 2 1 Bl.Wood L,5-1 ......... 0 1 1 1 0 0 Tampa Bay Hellickson ................ 71⁄3 6 1 1 3 7 Jo.Peralta................. 2⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Farnsworth W,4-1 ... 1 0 0 0 0 1 Bl.Wood pitched to 1 batter in the 9th. WP—Hochevar. Umpires—Home, Angel Campos;First, Ron Kulpa;Second, Derryl Cousins;Third, D.J. Reyburn. T—2:39. A—10,742 (34,078).

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NATIONAL LEAGUE Sunday's Games Atlanta 6, N.Y. Mets 5 St. Louis 8, Florida 4 San Diego 7, Pittsburgh 3 Milwaukee 7, Houston 3 Cincinnati 8, Chicago Cubs 7 Washington 3, Colorado 2 San Francisco 3, Philadelphia 1 Arizona 4, L.A. Dodgers 3 Monday's Games Atlanta 8, Florida 5 N.Y. Mets 9, San Diego 8 Colorado at Cincinnati, (n) Washington at Chicago, ppd., rain Houston at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. Philadelphia at L.A. Dodgers, (n) Pittsburgh at San Francisco, (n) Tuesday's Games Atlanta (Beachy 5-2) at Florida (Hensley 1-4), 7:10 p.m. Colorado (Rogers 5-1) at Cincinnati (Willis 0-1), 7:10 p.m. San Diego (LeBlanc 0-2) at N.Y. Mets (Capuano 9-10), 7:10 p.m. Washington (Wang 0-2) at Chicago Cubs (Garza 5-8), 8:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Marcum 10-3) at St. Louis (E.Jackson 1-1), 8:15 p.m. Houston (Lyles 1-6) at Arizona (Marquis 8-6), 9:40 p.m. Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 11-7) at L.A. Dodgers (Lilly 7-11), 10:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 7-5) at San Francisco (Bumgarner 6-11), 10:15 p.m. Wednesday's Games Philadelphia at L.A. Dodgers, 3:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at San Francisco, 3:45 p.m. Atlanta at Florida, 7:10 p.m. Colorado at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. San Diego at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Washington at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m. Milwaukee at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Houston at Arizona, 9:40 p.m.

Seattle ................................ 002 000 000 — 2 Texas.................................. 020 232 00x — 9 E—A.Kennedy (5), Ja.Wilson (3), Moreland (4). DP—Seattle 1, Texas 2. LOB—Seattle 3, Texas 11. 2B—Ja.Wilson 2 (6), Carp (7), F.Gutierrez (7), N.Cruz (23). HR—N.Cruz (25). IP H R ER BB SO Seattle Furbush L,2-4.......... 4 8 7 6 4 0 J.Wright .................... 1 2 0 0 2 0 Wilhelmsen .............. 3 5 2 2 1 2 Texas M.Harrison W,10-8 . 7 5 2 2 0 6 M.Lowe..................... 1 0 0 0 0 1 O’Day........................ 1 1 0 0 0 0 Furbush pitched to 3 batters in the 5th. WP—Wilhelmsen 2. Umpires—Home, Paul Schrieber;First, Chad Fairchild;Second, Joe West;Third, Sam Holbrook. T—2:42. A—27,771 (49,170).

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BATTING—AdGonzalez, Boston, .350; Kotchman, Tampa Bay, .341; MiYoung, Texas, .334; VMartinez, Detroit, .323; Ellsbury, Boston, .319; MiCabrera, Detroit, .318; Bautista, Toronto, .315. RUNS—Granderson, New York, 100; Ellsbury, Boston, 84; Bautista, Toronto, 81; AdGonzalez, Boston, 78; MiCabrera, Detroit, 76; Kinsler, Texas, 76; Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 76. RBI—AdGonzalez, Boston, 92; Granderson, New York, 86; Teixeira, New York, 86; Konerko, Chicago, 79; Bautista, Toronto, 76; Beltre, Texas, 76; Youkilis, Boston, 76; MiYoung, Texas, 76. HITS—AdGonzalez, Boston, 161; MiYoung, Texas, 153; Ellsbury, Boston, 149; MeCabrera, Kansas City, 144; Pedroia, Boston, 139; AGordon, Kansas City, 137; Markakis, Baltimore, 130. DOUBLES—AGordon, Kansas City, 35; Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 35; AdGonzalez, Boston, 34; MiYoung, Texas, 33; Francoeur, Kansas City, 32; Ellsbury, Boston, 31; MeCabrera, Kansas City, 30; MiCabrera, Detroit, 30; DOrtiz, Boston, 30; Youkilis, Boston, 30. TRIPLES—Granderson, New York, 9; AJackson, Detroit, 8; Bourjos, Los Angeles, 7; RDavis, Toron-

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BATTING—JosReyes, New York, .336; Braun, Milwaukee, .326; Morse, Washington, .324; Votto, Cincinnati, .322; DanMurphy, New York, .320; Holliday, St. Louis, .317; Kemp, Los Angeles, .316. RUNS—JosReyes, New York, 80; Stubbs, Cincinnati, 77; Pujols, St. Louis, 76; Braun, Milwaukee, 75; Fielder, Milwaukee, 71; Rollins, Philadelphia, 71; JUpton, Arizona, 71; Votto, Cincinnati, 71; RWeeks, Milwaukee, 71. RBI—Howard, Philadelphia, 87; Fielder, Milwaukee, 85; Kemp, Los Angeles, 84; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 78; Berkman, St. Louis, 75; Braun, Milwaukee, 74; Votto, Cincinnati, 70. HITS—SCastro, Chicago, 150; JosReyes, New York, 144; Bourn, Atlanta, 140; Pence, Philadelphia, 136; Votto, Cincinnati, 136; Kemp, Los Angeles, 130; JUpton, Arizona, 128. DOUBLES—Beltran, San Francisco, 31; JUpton, Arizona, 31; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 30; Pence, Philadelphia, 29; Braun, Milwaukee, 28; SCastro, Chicago, 28; Ethier, Los Angeles, 28; Freeman, Atlanta, 28; Headley, San Diego, 28; DanMurphy, New York, 28. TRIPLES—JosReyes, New York, 16; Victorino, Philadelphia, 12; Fowler, Colorado, 11; SCastro, Chicago, 8; Bourn, Atlanta, 7; SSmith, Colorado, 7; Infante, Florida, 6; Maybin, San Diego, 6; Rasmus, St. Louis, 6. HOME RUNS—Berkman, St. Louis, 28; Pujols, St. Louis, 27; Fielder, Milwaukee, 26; Kemp, Los Angeles, 26; Stanton, Florida, 25; Howard, Philadelphia, 24; Uggla, Atlanta, 24. STOLEN BASES—Bourn, Atlanta, 42; JosReyes, New York, 34; Kemp, Los Angeles, 28; Stubbs, Cincinnati, 28; Maybin, San Diego, 27; Rollins, Philadelphia, 26; Bonifacio, Florida, 25. PITCHING—IKennedy, Arizona, 14-3; Halladay, Philadelphia, 14-4; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 13-5; Hamels, Philadelphia, 13-6; Gallardo, Milwaukee, 13-7; Jurrjens, Atlanta, 12-4; Correia, Pittsburgh, 12-10. STRIKEOUTS—Kershaw, Los Angeles, 184; ClLee, Philadelphia, 167; Lincecum, San Francisco, 165; Halladay, Philadelphia, 159; Hamels, Philadelphia, 150; AniSanchez, Florida, 150; Hanson, Atlanta, 142. SAVES—Kimbrel, Atlanta, 35; BrWilson, San Francisco, 34; Axford, Milwaukee, 32; HBell, San Diego, 31; LNunez, Florida, 31; Hanrahan, Pittsburgh, 30; Storen, Washington, 29.

T H I S D A T E I N B A S E B A L L Aug. 9 1916 — The Philadelphia A’s ended their 20-game losing streak as Joe Bush beat the Detroit Tigers 7-1. 1939 — Red Rolfe of the New York Yankees started a streak of 18 consecutive games in which he scored at least one run. During those games, he scored a total of 30 runs. 1960 — Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox hit home run No. 511 to tie Mel Ott for fourth place on the all-time list. 1975 — Davey Lopes of the Los Angeles Dodgers stole his 32nd consecutive base without being caught in a 2-0 victory over the New York Mets, breaking Max Carey’s 1922 record. Lopes tacked on six more steals before being caught on Aug. 24. 1976 — John Candelaria became the first Pirate pitcher in 69 years to throw a no-hitter in Pittsburgh by blanking the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0. Candelaria’s no-hitter came at Three Rivers Stadium. No Pirate ever threw a no-hitter at Forbes Field. 1981 — Baseball returned following the strike with the All-Star game in Cleveland before a crowd of 72,086. Gary Carter of the Montreal Expos hit two home runs to give the NL a 5-4 triumph over the AL. Vida Blue became the first pitcher to win an All-Star game in both leagues. His AL victory came in 1971 at Detroit. 1998 — Dennis Martinez became the winningest Latin pitcher in baseball history, breaking Juan Marichal’s record of 243 victories. Martinez pitched a perfect eighth inning and got the victory when Chipper Jones hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves held on for the win.

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Victorino suspended 3 games, appeals By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer

SAN FRANCISCO — Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino is appealing a threegame suspension imposed Monday for his part in a weekend brawl at San Francisco. A pair of Giants players who expected one-game suspensions only received fines after playing key roles in the benches-clearing brawl between NL division leaders Friday night. Nobody was injured. Major League Baseball also fined Victorino an undisclosed amount. Victorino declined to address the suspension Monday night as the NL East-leading Phillies opened a three-game series at Dodger Stadium. Phillies third baseman Placido Polanco, Giants pitcher Ramon Ramirez and catcher Eli Whiteside were fined as well. Victorino, Ramirez and Whiteside were ejected. “Victorino’s aggressive actions prolonged the bench-clearing incident between the Clubs,” the commissioner’s office said in announcing the penalties. Victorino can continue to play until the appeal process is complete. Philadelphia was eliminated by San Francisco in six games last fall in the NL championship series. The Giants went on to win the franchise’s first World Series title since moving West in 1958. “I thought it was well done,” Giants manager Bruce Bochy said of MLB’s decisions. “And I’m not saying that because we didn’t have any suspensions. It was pretty clean out there.” The trouble broke out Friday night in the sixth inning after Ramirez hit Victorino in the lower back with a pitch, moments after Jimmy Rollins stole second with a six-run lead — a move Giants outfielder Carlos Beltran criticized afterward. Victorino began walking toward the mound as the benches cleared. Victorino later pushed plate umpire Mike Muchlinski trying to get back into the fracas. Victorino was held back by Giants bench coach Ron Wotus and Phillies hitting coach Greg Gross, then also escaped the grasp of manager Charlie Manuel. Polanco said afterward he was trying to protect Victorino. Victorino and Manuel thought Ramirez plunked the center fielder on purpose, something Ramirez denied Monday in his first comments about the brawl. He did expect to receive a one-game suspension. Whiteside tackled Polanco in the skirmish after Polanco came charging in from second base. “They were the ones that provoked it,” Manuel said Monday. “Vic probably felt like he had to stand up for himself.”


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six hits and one run in the outing, which consisted of 100 pitches, 65 for strikes. His ninth and 10th Ks came at an appropriate time when the Yankees had an opportunity to tie the game in the bottom of the seventh. With Jordan Parraz on third, Greg Golson on second and one out in the inning, Redmond (8-8) struck out Doug Bernier and Kevin Russo swinging. “He did a good job of keeping balls out of the middle of the plate,” Bernier said. “He looked like a guy who can kind of spot up and throw pitches where he wanted to and he did a good job of that.” After having a few rough outings, Smith (3-3) put together his third straight quality start (at least six innings pitched and less than three earned runs allowed). He lasted six innings only giving up four hits and three runs. He struck out five, but he also walked five and was hurt by the base on balls as two of them came around to score. Gwinnett, which entered the contest one game ahead of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in the race for the IL Wild Card spot and two games behind co-leaders Lehigh Valley and Pawtucket, got to Smith in the top of the third when it opened a 2-0 lead. After loading the bases against the Yankee left-hander with two outs, Brandon Hicks lined a double over the head of left fielder Chris Dickerson to plate two. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre cut the lead in half to 2-1 in the bottom of the fourth when it manufactured a run. Dickerson led off the frame with a single and stole second. He moved to third on a flyout by Jorge Vazquez and was plated on

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smallest players. Smith is listed at 5-foot-7, 157 pounds. Predictably, the coach remained with the team for the rest of the practice and walked away after the accident before being persuaded to get checked out at Mount Nittany Medical Center. He conducted the Monday morning coaches meeting via speakerphone from the hospital.

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organized,” Gensel said of the 44 members who make up the committee who help organize the event. “It’s a group effort. Each year we try to rectify any problems from the year before.” Volunteers have helped bring in prestigious events in the past, such as hosting more than 1,300

LOOKING AHEAD Next Game: Doubleheader at 5:35 p.m. today vs. Gwinnett at PNC Field Probable Pitchers: Game 1, Braves LHP Yohan Flande (7-6, 3.72) vs. Yankees RHP Adam Warren (6-5, 3.34). Game 2, Braves RHP Steven Shell (2-2, 3.03) vs. Yankees RHP George Kontos (4-3, 2.70) On Deck: The longest homestand of the season and a five-game series with the Braves continues Wednesday and concludes on Thursday. Radio: All games can be heard on THE GAME (1340-AM) with Mike Vander Woude

a single from Mike Lamb (3for-4). The Braves tacked on a run in the sixth when Brandon Hicks and Ruben Gotay performed a double steal of third and second. Hicks scored when Yankee third baseman Brandon Laird couldn’t handle the throw and it got away allowing the third run to score. The Yankees had another opportunity in the eighth and ninth. They loaded the bases with two outs in the eighth, but couldn’t push anything across. Then in the ninth, they had runners on first and third before Jesus Montero flied out right in front of the right field fence to end the game. “It’s frustrating that we didn’t come through and we did have our opportunities a couple times where we had them and just needed that big hit and we didn’t get it,” Bernier added. “Those are the things that are kind of frustrating.” Reliever Josh Schmidt kept the Yankees in the game relieving Smith and pitching three hitless frames only allowing a pair of walks. Notes: The Yankees granted left-hander J.C. Romero his release prior to Monday’s game. The reliever pitched 12 2/3 innings for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre posting a 2.92 ERA with10 strikeouts and five walks. No corre-

he’s not going to get that back.” Some things haven’t changed. Woods still draws the biggest crowds, tournaments sell more tickets and golf is more interesting when he plays. Among his peers, he has always been popular because of the way he plays golf and because the TV interest he created made them all rich. They love having him as a teammate at the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup. He is one of the guys that week. But do they really know him? Did they ever? Mark O’Meara was his best friend, more like a big brother, for many years until O’Meara remarried and moved to Houston. They talk sporadically and see each other even less. Woods remains close to Notah Begay, who rarely plays on tour these days. He plays practice rounds with Arjun Atwal, another member at Isleworth Country Club, outside Orlando. Stewart Cink was among his biggest supporters when Woods first was exposed for cheating on his wife after Thanksgiving 2009. They have been playing golf since they were juniors and joined the PGA Tour about the same time. Cink once told a story of how his mother went back onto the course after his round because she wanted to watch Woods play. “I don’t feel like I know him as well as I used to,” Cink said. “I never knew him that well, but now I feel like I hardly know him at all. I wouldn’t say that’s a big difference. I think he may be gun shy about getting close to people, either his fellow competitors like me, caddies, the media. He’s a really private guy. But once you get to know him, he’s really good to be around. “He’s not out here to be social. That’s not his goal,” Cink said. “He has a big sheet of goals to accomplish. His social life is not his No. 1 priority, nor should it

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be.” Now that Woods has moved into his new home in south Florida, he has practiced on occasion at the Bear’s Club, home of Jack Nicklaus. Robert Allenby saw him there two weeks ago and said he felt Woods seemed more at ease with his life. At tournaments, he sees no change. “We see him come out and practice, play and get out of here,” Allenby said. “He’s always been a big one to save his energy for the tournaments. But that’s the beauty of Tiger. A lot of stuff has happened in his life. When it comes to his golf, he still tried to keep that the same. That’s impressive. I know what it’s like to go through a divorce, and it can get seriously ugly.” That falls in line with what Woods said in 2000 to Golf Digest senior writer Jaime Diaz, who has been around Woods longer than any other journalist. “To live a sane life, I have to be ruthless sometimes. Put up a wall, be cold, say no. If I didn’t, I would never have my own time and space, which is vital to me to achieve what I want in life.” Even so, some of his peers thought he would return a different person — perhaps spend a little more time in the locker room, or play charity events for other players beyond his closest friends. For all he’s done to wreck his image, most everyone on tour wants to see him return to greatness. Even though there is a new wave of players starting to emerge, like U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy, it’s hard to find anyone who won’t say that golf still needs Woods. “Tiger still is golf, really,” McDowell said. “It’s exciting to have him back.” Cink could see parallels with David Duval, an enigma when he was No. 1 in the world, portraying a coldness behind those wraparound shades. His game went into a freefall, partially brought on by injuries, and when Duval was at his lowest, he showed a softer side and became more appealing.

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The Yankees Doug Bernier throws over Brandon Laird against Gwinnett.

sponding move was announced leaving the Yankees without a lefty in the bullpen...The game and rest of the series also features the top two sluggers in the league in SWB’s Vazquez and Gwinnett’s Stefan Gartrell. Vazquez leads the league with 27 home runs and 82 RBI. Gartrell is second in the league in homers with 24 and tied for second in RBI with 78...Montero entered the game with the longest, current hitting streak for the team at eight but he saw it come to an end going 0for-5...The time of Monday’s game was 2 hours, 50 minutes and the attendance was 3,151.

HOW THEY SCORED BRAVES THIRD: Wil Nieves walked. Matt Young singled, Nieves to second. Tyler Pastornicky sacrificed the runners. Stefan Gartrell struck out. Mauro Gomez walked. Brandon Hicks doubled to score Nieves and Young. Wilken Ramirez popped out. BRAVES 2-0 YANKEES FOURTH: Chris Dickerson singled and stole second. Jesus Montero struck out. Jorge

Vazquez flied out, Dickerson moved to third. Mike Lamb singled driving in Dickerson. Brandon Laird struck out. BRAVES 2-1 BRAVES SIXTH: Brandon Hicks walked. Wilken Ramirez flied out. Ruben Gotay singled. Double steal, Hicks to third and Gotay to second. Hicks scored on fielding error by third baseman Brandon Laird. Diory Hernandez flied out. Wil Nieves grounded out. BRAVES 3-1 Gwinnett 3, Yankees 1 Yankees ab r h bi Young, M, cf 5 1 2 0 Russo, 2b Pastornicky, Dickerson, ss 3 0 0 0 lf Gartell, rf 3 0 0 0 Montero, c Gomez, M , Vazquez, dh 3 0 0 0 1b Hicks, 1b 3 1 1 2 Lamb, dh Ramirez, W, lf 3 0 0 0 Laird, 3b Gotay, 2b 3 0 1 0 Parraz, rf Hernandez, Di, 3b 4 0 0 0 Golson, cf Nieves, c 3 1 0 0 Bernier, ss Gwinnett

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The team postponed its annual preseason media day, which had been scheduled for Thursday. What remains to be seen is how this latest ailment will affect Paterno’s mobility. Apart from his surgeries in 2006, Paterno was forced off of his feet in 2008 when he severely injured his hip while demonstrating an onside kick during a September practice. Paterno held off on hip replacement surgery until after the season – nearly three months – and coached most of the campaign from the booth

with several of his assistants. He used a cane to get around and spent practices on a golf cart driven by long-time aide Tommy Venturino. Though Paterno put a positive spin on spending Saturdays in the coaches booth, he admitted after that season that he would have considered retirement if he wasn’t able to return to the sideline. Paterno’s contract expires after this season. Last month he said once again that he plans to coach the Lions for the foreseeable future.

Greater Wyoming Area knocked off Edgewood of Bristol, Conn 11-1 in five innings Monday at the Senior League Baseball Eastern Regional in West Deptford, N.J. Greater Wyoming Area advances to play at 5 p.m. Tuesday against the winner between Felton-Harrington, Del. and Stony Point, N.Y. Mike Carey picked up the win on the mound, striking out six batters and giving up two hits in six innings of work.

competitors for the 1988 U.S. National Championships and serving as a qualifier for the Hawaii Ironman competition in 1992, 1993 and 1998. “That was very fun and very enjoyable,” said Gensel. While the triathlon has helped bring in people from around the country for its events, it also serves as a chance for a certain tandem to catch up on their numerous memories. “A lot of people look forward to

it, especially Con and I,” said Owens, a Wilkes-Barre firefighter and the best man at McCole’s wedding. “We don’t get to see each other as often anymore.” The two will also have different approaches to Sunday’s event. Owens will try to break the three-hour mark for the first time in 12 years, and McCole hopes to do as well as the previous year with no expectations on his mind. “I don’t need to look at it in a

different way,” McCole said. “I pretty much know where I should be. I have a pretty good feel for it.” Owens also hopes to one day earn his own personal victory against his best friend. He wants to finish with as many years raced in the triathlon as McCole, which will require a little extra longetivity to outlast him. “I’m going to do it until Con quits,” he said. “Then I’m going to do it more year.”

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Michigan’s Hoke has list of dislikes from practice By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan coach Brady Hoke liked the spirit and energy he saw and sensed from his first preseason practice with the Wolverines. “It was good. Was it the greatest practice I’ve been around? No,” Hoke said Monday night. “I’ve got about 15 things to go over that I probably didn’t like. “I’m a hard guy to please because we want to be the best.” College football’s winningest program has not been among the best lately, struggling so much over three seasons that Rich Rodriguez lost his job in January. Hoke’s arrival has generated a lot of excitement and higher expectations, but he knows there’s a lot of work that needs to get done between now and the season opener in less than a month at home against Western Michigan. “We kind of ground ourselves every day when we meet because we have so many things that we know we have to be better at,” Hoke said. “There’s a ton of things we need to do. “We talk about Michigan every night and being Michigan and those expectations that we all have. As far as us believing anything, we have to prove it ev-

ery day.” Center David Molk agreed. “Time is running out to get work done,” Molk said. The Wolverines are going from a spread offense and threeman fronts on defense to a prostyle offense and four-man fronts, leading to body transformations. Defensive lineman Will Campbell and offensive tackle Taylor Lewan pleased Hoke by following orders on their own during the offseason. “Will Campbell, I think he left at spring 342 or something like that and came in at 316,” Hoke said. “Taylor Lewan gained some weight he needed to gain. A lot of guys needed to get bigger and more physical.” Michigan’s biggest problems are in the kicking game and on defense. A pair of kickers combined to miss 10 of 14 field goals last year and the returning punter, Will Hagerup, will miss the first four games for violating unspecified rules. Hoke said freshman Matt Wile may be asked to kick and punt, getting experience kicking in Michigan Stadium this month along with at the team’s practice facility. “We need them to kick up in the stadium a bunch, that’s a little different animal,” Hoke said.


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Amy Martich hit the water at about 7 a.m. Sunday with about 10 to 15 other swimmers ready to take on the Hudson River in the first leg of a popular New York triathlon. Other contestants dived in right behind them — one group of after another, each spaced out at 10 to 15 second intervals to avoid the churn of hundreds of swimmers shoving off at the same time, officials said. Martich, 40, of Elmhurst, Ill., was about halfway through the nearly one-mile long course when she experienced some sort of “massive medical event,” said Bill Burke, race director for the Nautica New York City Triathlon.

“The reports from swimmers near her was that they were stroking along, and she was stroking along, then a moment later she wasn’t,” Burke said. Martich died early Monday at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, where she was taken with what police described as heart attack symptoms. A 64-year-old New Jersey man also died, Burke said. The deaths occurred as triathlons have exploded in popularity across the country and as medical reports have zeroed in on the potential danger of the swimming part of the competitions, which also include running and biking segments. USA Triathlon, the Colorado Springs, Colo., organization that

sanctions more than 3,000 of the events in this country, reports that participation in the sport is at an all-time high. Membership in the organization totaled more than 135,000, the organization stated. Annual membership ranged from 15,000 to 21,000 from 1993-2000, according to the organization’s web site. The event Sunday was the 11th New York Triathlon. The first year, 683 people signed up. By 2010, organizers had to create a lottery for entry due to overwhelming demand, they said in a statement. This year, entrants came from 43 states and 26 countries. Registration for the race filled up in six minutes, they said. A Minneapolis Heart Institute

Foundation study of nearly 960,000 triathlon participants in 2006-2008 found a death rate of 1.5 athletes per 100,000 participants. Researchers determined that about 95 percent of those fatalities occurred in the swimming segment. The researchers also found that deaths were more common in events with greater numbers of participants. The study looked at 14 triathlon deaths and found that 13 victims were in the water when they either died or started getting into trouble. Autopsies determined that seven had cardiovascular abnormalities, according to the study. Preliminary results of the

study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association last year recommended establishing minimum standards for competing in triathlons, including swimming proficiency. There was no indication that Martich was hit or injured while in the water, Burke said. “There wasn’t a lot of jostling,” he said. Burke said weather conditions on Sunday were optimal, with relatively mild temperatures and good cloud cover for much of the day. A staff kayaker watching for medical emergencies jumped out and put Martich on a jet ski, then brought her to the water’s edge,

where she was given advanced life support before being taken to the hospital in critical condition, Burke said. Police said 26 others were removed from the water needing assistance for minor injuries or pains throughout the swim. Burke said there were more than 3,000 participants this year. Athletes in the yearly race also bike 25 miles along Manhattan’s West Side highway and finish with a 6-mile run through Central Park. The participants attended a mandatory briefing before the race that includes information about training and staying hydrated.

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BETHLEHEM — DeSean Jackson wants a piece of that money the Philadelphia Eagles have been throwing around. Just don’t expect him to turn into T.O. The two-time Pro Bowl wide receiver ended his 11-day holdout and reported to training camp on Monday. He didn’t practice in the morning, but was on the field for the afternoon walkthrough at Lehigh University. “The relationship I have with the team and the front office, I think everything will work out,” Jackson said. “I’m just going to keep everything positive. I don’t want to turn it into anything negative. I love Philadelphia. I love the fans here. Coming back out here onto the field, the fans showed me a lot of love and stuff. I just want to keep that positive thing going.” Jackson is slated to earn $565,000 this season, the final one of his four-year rookie deal. He caught 47 passes for 1,056 yards and six touchdowns last year, and his 22.5 yard-per-catch average was best in the NFL. He also averaged 11.6 yards on 20 punt returns, including a 65yarder for a TD that beat the New York Giants on the last play of a game in the Meadowlands on Dec. 19. “My first three years, the things I accomplished, it’s been off the charts but there’s still always room for improvement,” Jackson said. “That’s one thing I realized. Being an Eagle this year is something I look forward to. I’ve always wanted to be an Eagle. Because I held out a couple of days or whatever it was, that doesn’t mean I don’t want to be an Eagle. Like I said, I just had to handle what I had to handle. I’m here, I’m ready to move forward, I’m ready to play football, I’m ready to help win games.” Jackson has a different approach than the previous diva receiver that wanted a new contract from the Eagles. Terrell Owens ended up being kicked off the team midway through the 2005 season after a series of infractions, including criticizing management and feuding with quarterback Donovan McNabb. Just several months after helping the Eagles reach the Super Bowl, Owens was such a nuisance that he was sent home from camp, leading to that infamous news conference where he did sit-ups on the front lawn of his house in Moorestown, N.J. Jackson has the same agent — Drew Rosenhaus. The similarity ends there. “I feel good to be back and I’m happy to be back out here with my teammates,” he said. “I have to be a professional about it. I can’t cry. I can’t moan about it. Being a man about the situation more than anything. I’ve been through a lot in my life. A lot of people said a lot of things, I was always too small, a lot of negative things. But I was still able to go out there and

prove a lot of things on the field. I think my game speaks enough for everything and the only thing I can really control is playing between the white lines. I can’t really control contract or anything else. And realizing that, I just want to go out there and let my play talk for itself. I really don’t have to do any of the talking.” Jackson’s teammates were thrilled to have him back. “It’s great to have DeSean back,” quarterback Michael Vick said. “More so, DeSean is excited to be back which is good, he’s ready; ready to come back and help this football team win games. I’ll tell you what, it’ll be a breakout season for him. He’s going to be a phenomenal player in this league as he’s always been.” The Eagles were one of the most aggressive teams in the NFL once the lockout ended. They signed 12 free agents in the first six days, including Pro Bowl cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Babin, quarterback Vince Young, running back Ronnie Brown and defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins. If Jackson hadn’t reported by Tuesday, he could’ve lost a year of service time toward free agency.

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compels a change in venue or that holding the trial in Douglas County rather than in Washoe County would promote the interests of justice,” the ruling said. “The difference in travel times to the courts in either county are, for many witnesses, relatively minimal,” justices said, adding that while Roethlisberger may receive a speedier trial in Douglas County, the lower court judge did not abuse his discretion by retaining the case 50 miles north in Washoe County.

Amukamara out indefinitely EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New York Giants first-round draft pick Prince Amukamara is out indefinitely with a fractured bone in his left foot. Nevada Court: Roethlisberger A day after signing with the trial to staying put in Reno Giants, Amukamara was hurt in practice Saturday night and left CARSON CITY, Nev. — The civil sexual assault case against the field. Roughly an hour after the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be held workout ended, the Giants said that the cornerback from Nein Reno under a ruling issued braska fractured the fifth metaThursday by the Nevada Sutarsal in his left foot. He will preme Court. have surgery to have a screw A former VIP casino hostess inserted in the foot and be sideat Harrah’s accused Roethlislined for an undetermined periberger of raping her in his penthouse suite in July 2008, when od. It was not immediately clear Roethlisberger was at Lake how he was hurt. He left the Tahoe for a celebrity golf tourfield with a member of the nament. The lawsuit also named Harrah’s employees and Giants medical staff and X-rays subsequently revealed the fracexecutives, whom she accuses ture. of orchestrating a cover-up of Dr. Victor Khabie, co-chief of the incident. Roethlisberger has denied the Orthopedics and Spine Institute at Northern Westchester Hospiallegations. The woman never tal, says such injuries can be filed a formal criminal comslow to heal. plaint with police. “This is a bad injury as the Lawyers for the two-time blood supply to the fifth metaSuper Bowl champion had tarsal is poor,” Khabie said in wanted to move the case to Douglas County, where Harrah’s responding to an email from The Associated Press. “A screw is located. They argued that Washoe County was an improp- is required in this fracture to help optimize fracture healing. er venue because, while one other defendant owned a home Even with the screw, healing there, no defendants lived there. can be slow. He will most likely be on crutches for four to six But the high court rejected weeks, and could miss eight that argument, noting that weeks of football. If the bone Roethlisberger lacked standing heals slower, he could be out to seek a venue change. much longer.” Justices also note that if Roethlisberger were the only defendant and lives out of state, Burress sees action for first time since ’08 season under Nevada law the woman FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — could have filed her suit in any Plaxico Burress lined up on the county in the state. They also rejected arguments practice field, ran a route and watched as a pass to him from that the trial should be moved Mark Sanchez fell incomplete. to Minden in Douglas County He was hoping Rex Ryan for convenience of witnesses wouldn’t notice. and to ensure justice. “I was trying to sneak in,” the “The record contains no eviNew York Jets wide receiver dence demonstrating that the said with a big grin, “but me convenience of the witnesses

being 6-5, it didn’t work out too well.” Burress made his debut for the Jets in 11-on-11 team drills Sunday after being limited to being mostly a spectator since he signed a week ago. “To be honest,” he said, still wearing his pads and white Jets jersey, “it feels like I’ve never left.” He rolled his left ankle running routes with Santonio Holmes last Wednesday, and had only been doing light work during the morning walkthroughs. For the afternoon practice, Burress was eager to get back out there after a few years away that included a 20month stint in prison on a gun charge. “The plan was just for me to go through individuals and I stole a couple of team plays,” he said, smiling. “I tried to sneak in there and Rex basically told me, ‘Hey, this is a good start and we don’t want any setbacks.’ So if they wouldn’t have taken me out, I would have kept on going. It’s my first time out there in a couple of years and it just felt good to kind of get back in a groove. But Rex shut me down.” Burress was in uniform for Friday’s afternoon practice, as he was Thursday, but mostly as a sideline spectator. After a day off Saturday, Burress was able to do a little more on the field. “I really want to go slow because he’s feeling great, but if you have him go through this and there’s a setback,” Ryan said, “then it may cost you two weeks.” Burress said he was on the field for team drills for “one or two plays” and hopes that number increases during the next few practices. “I didn’t think Rex was playing attention,” he said. “He kind of surprised me with how sharp he was. I just wanted to get out there. I think they all understand, my teammates, (I’m) in there getting rehab two, three, four times a day, working hard to get back on the football field because it’s something I miss, I love and I just want to get back out there. They kind of have the reins a little bit, but that’s cool also.” Burress knew he’d give it a chance when he woke up Sunday morning and the ankle felt pretty good after an extra acupuncture session on Saturday. He’s hoping to be ready in time to play in the preseason opener at Houston next Monday night.

JOHNS CREEK, Ga.— For those outside the ropes, there are fans atop the bleachers and misting stations to cool down. For the players, there are buckets filled with cold, bottled water at every hole. Better take advantage of it. They don’t call it Hot-Lanta for nothing. The PGA Championship is back in the Deep South, right in the middle of a summer that’s more blistering than usual — even for these parts. On Monday, as most of the players showed up at the Atlanta Athletic Club to begin practicing, the conditions were about par for the course this year: the temperature climbed into the mid-90s, and the humidity made it feel like the 100s. The forecast calls for more of the same the rest of the week. “It wasn’t too bad,” said Wisconsin native Steve Stricker, trying to sound optimistic. “This is what you expect coming here.” Rich Beem, the 2002 PGA champion, wasn’t concerned. “If I’m worried about the heat, then I must not be in very good shape,” he said after playing 18 holes on the Highlands Course. “They give you water on every single tee box. If you’re not smart enough to drink it, then you ought to collapse.” Over the last two decades, the PGA has generally scheduled its August championship for courses that might be a bit milder in the middle of summer, places like Whistling Straits (Wisconsin) and Hazeltine (Minnesota). But the Atlanta Athletic Club, located in the sprawling suburbs north of its namesake city, has been an exception to the rule. It will become only the fifth club to host the PGA for a third time, serving previously in 1981 and 2001 (in addition to hosting the U.S. Open in 1976). The club’s most famous member is Bobby Jones, whose 1930 Grand Slam is memorialized with a series of plaques behind the 18th green. But he played when it was located just east of downtown Atlanta at what is now East Lake Golf Club, home to the season-ending Tour Championship. Atlanta Athletic Club moved to its current spot along the Chattahoochee River in the 1960s. No matter the location, it’s going to be a scorcher. The organizers have set up cooling tents around the course, allowing fans to dip under cover for a refreshing mist. Some bleachers have metal fans attached to the top railing, at least providing a bit of a breeze. The players have to make their own arrangements to deal with the heat. Most will be carrying extra gloves and plenty of towels. Club pro Marty Jertson is

used to playing in these temperatures, being from Arizona. But the humidity presents additional challenges. “It’s totally different,” he said. “You’ve got to switch gloves all the time here. It’s a little wet. But I was preparing for the worst. It’s not too bad.” Stricker said the key is drinking plenty of water and also munching on a few snacks while out on the course. “You’ve got to stay hydrated,” he said. “It’s so hot, you can probably drink one of those little eight-ounce water bottles every hole.” Scotland’s Martin Laird decided to play only nine practice holes each day before the tournament begins on Thursday. “It’s already a long week with the heat,” he said. “The golf course is long as it is (7,467 yards), and there’s some long walk-backs on a couple of the tees. You have to use a considerable amount of energy, and I don’t want to be worn out when I get to the first tee.” The world’s best players were at Firestone last weekend, competing in a World Golf Championship event. Adam Scott pulled away for a four-stroke win, but the guy carrying his bag provided perhaps the most compelling storyline heading into Atlanta. Steve Williams was recently fired by Tiger Woods, ending a long partnership that produced 13 major championships. Clearly, it didn’t end well. Reveling in Scott’s win, Williams let loose with the animosity he felt toward his former boss and good friend, claiming he was fired over the phone — not in person, as Woods said — after being “incredibly loyal to the guy.” The heat will really be on if those two wind up in the same group on the weekend at the PGA (they’re in different threesomes for the first two rounds). Woods wasn’t much of a factor at Firestone, finishing 18 shots behind Scott in a tie for 37th. Still, he was encouraged about completing a tournament for the first time since the Masters in April. He missed three months with a rather mysterious leg injury, a layoff that knocked him out of the U.S. Open and the British Open. Scott is staying out of the Woods-Williams tiff. Besides, the Aussie probably needs to focus on being properly dressed for the PGA Championship, after getting stuck wearing allblack attire for the final round at Firestone on a rather balmy Ohio day. “It was poor planning out of the suitcase,” Scott said. No need to bring any black clothes to the PGA Championship. “This is nothing compared to what we’re going to get in Atlanta,” the world’s No. 1-ranked player, Luke Donald, said after a strong closing round left him tied for second behind Scott. “Hopefully I’ll be wearing white every day. Yeah, it’s going to be hot and sticky, and get ready to sweat.”


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NCAA to evaluate penalties for rules violators Mark Emmert is tired of tweaking the NCAA rulebook. He wants an overhaul. More than 60 university presidents and administrators are scheduled to meet with Emmert on Tuesday and Wednesday in Indianapolis, a debate that could include everything from deregulation to scholarship funding to keeping integrity in college sports. “He thinks it’s time to look at what we’re doing at a mega-level, and if where we are is where we want to be and should be,” said former NCAA infractions committee chairwoman Josephine Potuto, the faculty rep at Nebraska since 1997. “He wants to know where Division I is and where it’s headed.” Critics contend it’s about time because under the current format, the NCAA cannot keep up with all the scandals tainting college sports. Connecticut was penalized in February for recruiting violations in its men’s basketball program, but the punishment did not derail the Huskies run to a third national title. In December, Auburn’s football program came under scrutiny after Cam Newton’s father was found to be involved in a pay-forplay recruiting scheme. The NCAA did not punish Newton, ruling he was unaware of his father’s efforts. Newton went on to win the Heisman Trophy and led Auburn to the national title. That’s just the start. In June, Southern California was stripped of its 2004 national championship by the Bowl Championship Series for NCAA infractions that also forced Reggie Bush to give back his Heisman Trophy. Tennessee officials are still awaiting an NCAA decision on a case accusing former football coach Lane Kiffin and men’s basketball coach Bruce Pearl of recruiting violations. The school is also accused of failing to create an atmosphere of compliance. Ohio State officials are scheduled to appear in front of the infractions committee Friday. The case involves football players who allegedly received cash and tattoos for autographs, championship rings and equipment. Former coach Jim Tressel also is accused of failing to notify school officials after learning of the possible infractions. Tressel resigned in May, but the players were allowed to play in last season’s bowl game and will be suspended this fall. Ohio State President Gordon Gee is also expected to attend the presidential retreat. Two weeks ago, North Carolina fired football coach Butch Davis amid an NCAA investigation into allegations of improper benefits provided to players and academic misconduct, following several suspensions of players who had contact with agents. Even those outside the purview of the NCAA have gotten caught up in scandal. The BCS fined the Fiesta Bowl $1 million and considered drop-

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is as far as other things we might or should be doing.” Potuto also favors other new concepts such as providing scholarship athletes with the full cost of attendance, money above and beyond just what’s paid to the university. Officials from the Big Ten, Big 12 and SEC have had similar discussions at their conference meetings, and it’s almost certain to be a key part of this week’s discussion. “We’re for it,” Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds said in June. “It’s a positive thing and I think doing something for student-athletes is a positive thing. The reality of being able to do it,

it’s hard.” No formal proposals are expected to go into the NCAA’s legislative process after the two-day presidential retreat. Instead, the discussion over key issues such as policing unsavory agents, stronger enforcement tools and punishments for rules violators, academic reform, player safety and financial sustainability will return to campuses. Emmert and others believe the answers could change college athletics for years to come. “The intent isn’t to simply have the discussion and then everybody goes home and goes back to doing things the way they have

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done them,” Potuto said. “There is a real interest in airing the issues and coming to some agreement, if not on a particular way to handle it but alternative ways

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ping the game from its series after an internal investigation uncovered apparently illegal campaign contributions by staff and lavish spending by former bowl CEO and president John Junker on parties and a night at a strip club. So when Emmert sent out invitations to this week’s meeting, he made it clear that this wasn’t going to be just a typical round table discussion. “A few new tweaks of the rules won’t get the job done,” he said in a statement. Apparently, he’s not alone. Last week, the NCAA’s leadership council agreed to come up with a men’s basketball proposal that would deregulate electronic communications, including text messages. It would also allow unlimited communication beginning Aug.1with recruits entering their junior years. A formal proposal could be finalized by October. Potuto thinks this debate is long overdue. “Trying to regulate is really clogging up the process,” she said. “Believe me, if you list something and it’s a no-no, it’s incumbent on the association to go after people who break those rules, whether they’re agents paying players or you’re making too many phone calls. The question is whether we should have some of these rules in place. i think it’s worth a full discussion as to what it is we’re trying to accomplish, how well we’re accomplishing it and what the trade-off

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Today

CMYK The Fed meets

Beazer Homes earnings

The Federal Reserve’s regular meeting on the economy and interest rates will be more anxiously awaited than usual, although economists don’t expect anything dramatic to come out of it. If the Fed describes the economy as weaker, that won’t be a surprise. Still, if its language is stronger than investors expect, that could set off more selling in the stock market.

Expectations are low for Beazer Homes’ second-quarter results. The spring home selling season was a disappointment for the homebuilding industry. When Beazer reported its first-quarter earnings, it said orders had fallen in March, and that it didn’t see signs that there would be a sustained pickup in the following months. And with would-be buyers getting more scared about the economy, Beazer is unlikely to have an optimistic outlook.

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Walt Disney’s earnings are expected to rise in its fiscal third quarter from a year earlier because advertising revenue is up at networks like ABC and ESPN. But the closing of its Tokyo theme parks for part of the quarter because of the March earthquake and tsunami probably limited the gain in earnings. The disappointing U.S. ticket sales for movies like “Cars 2” was also expected to hurt Disney’s profit.

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Gold price soars to record The price of gold streaked past $1,700 an ounce for the first time Monday. Anxious investors sought safety in the metal as stocks tumbled around the world after the U.S. lost its AAA credit rating. Gold soared $61.40, or 3.7 percent, to settle at $1,713.20 on Monday. It reached a record high of $1,718.20 per ounce in morning trading. Still, adjusted for inflation, an ounce of gold remains below its 1980 peak of $850, which translates into about $2,400 in today’s dollars.

NEW YORK — Although the downgrade in the nation’s AAA debt rating by Standard & Poor’s was historic, it wasn’t entirely unexpected. The three main credit agencies, S&P, Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch Ratings, had warned during the fight over the debt ceiling that if Congress did not cut spending far enough, the country faced a downgrade. Just as a lower consumer credit score implies that a borrower is less reliable, a lower credit rating for government bonds implies there is more risk involved in lending money to the government. Prices for U.S. government debt rose in trading on Monday, a sign of increased demand despite the downgrade.

But it is unclear what will happen in the long term, because of the unprecedented nature of the lower rating and the decisions by Moody’s and Fitch to keep their highest ratings for now. If investors get skittish and Treasury prices reverse course, that could send the interest rate on Treasury bonds up. Essentially, the rate, or yield, would climb in order to make the bonds more attractive to investors. That could lead to higher borrowing rates for consumers, because the rates on mortgages and other loans are often pegged to the yield on Treasury bonds. Not every type of consumer borrowing has a direct tie to the government’s credit rating, but there are potential ripple effects for individuals. Early Monday, S&P downgraded the

credit ratings of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which are both backed by the U.S. government. That could mean higher mortgage rates for new borrowers. Freddie and Fannie together own or guarantee about half of all mortgages in the U.S. Rates are not likely to climb in the near future. But fixed-rate mortgages are typically directly tied to the yield on 10-year Treasury bonds. Higher mortgage rates would follow any increase in the Treasury yield. Variable-rate mortgages and home equity loans could become more expensive as well. Credit cards rate changes as a result of the downgrade won’t be dramatic. And current account balances will be protected from rate hikes under the credit card reforms passed in 2009.

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., whose top three shareholdings declined by about $1.6 billion last week and even more on Monday, disclosed its biggest quarterly purchase of equities in almost three years. Berkshire bought $3.62 billion of stock in the three months ended June 30, the most since it spent $3.94 billion in the third quarter of 2008, the Omaha, Neb.-based company said in a filing. Equity purchases exceeded acquisitions of fixed-maturity securities for the first time since 2009. But the firm’s equity portfolio, which rose to $67.6 billion as of June 30, suffered last week as markets plummeted.

U.S. airlines have started rolling back last month’s fare increases, so passengers are likely to pay the same prices even though federal ticket taxes are being collected again. Southwest Airlines Co., its AirTran Airways subsidiary and Delta Air Lines Inc. said they cut fares back to where they were before July 23, when the taxes expired. Industry observers said they expected other airlines to do the same, but by midday Monday United, Continental and US Airways said they were still charging the higher prices. Most U.S. airlines raised fares last month after a standoff between Republicans and Democrats in Congress on funding for the Federal Aviation Administration caused federal excise taxes on tickets to expire.By raising fares to offset the expired taxes, airlines were able to pocket an estimated $400 million in just two weeks.

New suit against BofA More trouble piled up for Bank of America Corp. on Monday, as American International Group Inc. sued it for more than $10 billion, saying the bank cheated it by selling residential mortgage-backed securities that were overvalued. The suit comes on top of similar suits, which together put the bank in a precarious position, analysts say. The bank’s stock dove 20 percent, or $1.66, to $6.51 Monday. AIG said it looked at more than 260,000 of the underlying mortgages, and found that the bank’s “stated metrics” for 40 percent of the securities were false.

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A Dow Jones news ticker in Times Square, N.Y., carries headlines including reaction to U.S. economy on Monday. Investors are frustrated. After the downgrade of the U.S. government’s debt rating, many are bracing for their portfolios to take a lasting hit, all while they’re left with few options to limit their losses.

Downgrade on mood By MICHELLE CONLIN AP Business Writer

To succeed as a trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange you have to have a steely disposition. Traders know the rhythms of the market. And they don’t usually flinch, not even at the top of a rollercoaster. But as the market opened Monday, dropping nearly 250 points almost immediately, some traders couldn’t help but betray their nerves. Art Cashin, floor director at UBS Securities, has worked on the floor of the Exchange for 50 years. He likened the situation Monday to watching a patient recovering from chest pain as he walks down the street. “You wait as they catch their breath, and see if they can walk on,” Cashin said. “But the symptoms are concerning.” For the first time in history, credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s “put a downgrade on America,” as many trad-

ers put it, lowering its credit rating from the highest, AAA, to AA+. The country had held the AAA rating since 1917. Global markets are more interlinked then they ever have been before. As a whole, companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index now reap half their profits overseas. But in Europe, a debt crisis threatens to spill over into the continent’s third and fourth largest countries, Italy and Spain.

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Still-developing countries like Brazil and China are no longer driving growth since the financial crisis in 2008. Add to that slowing economic growth in the U.S. and unemployment that is over 9 percent. As if that weren’t enough to make traders on the floor at the stock exchange nervous, at a time when the markets need the U.S. to be a decisive global leader, lawmakers instead appear dysfunctional, traders said.

GE adds tech jobs in the U.S. By RACHEL LAYNE and JEFF GREEN Bloomberg News

VAN BUREN TWP., Mich. — Once vilified for leadership in outsourcing jobs, General Electric is pulling more informationtechnology positions back inhouse. Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt has said GE will add more than15,000 jobs in the three years through December. About 1,100 will be just outside Detroit in a center for information technology, a field emblematic of outsourcing. So far, GE has hired about 660 people in Michigan, a state that led the nation in jobless rates, making it a symbol of U.S. industrial decline. “About 50 percent of the IT work was being done by non-GE employees,” Charlene Begley, chief information technology officer, said in an interview at the center in Van Buren Township. “That strategy may have had its time, but there was a lot of downside. We lost a lot of the technical capabilities that we have to own.” Bringing more informationtechnology work back to GE lets the company move quickly to develop programs that respond to technology demands cropping up faster than ever. “With iPads and whatever mobile devices people want to use, the need for better user experiences is essential to competitiveness,” Begley said. “So we’ve got a team that’s really good at writing user applications that are sexy, impressive and quick.” Companies such as GE and General Motors that once led in outsourcing are in the forefront of a move in the opposite direction: adding workers back to their own businesses in mature markets like Britain and the United States, said John Keppel, president for outsourcing consulting firm TPI International. In the first half of 2011, the total global value of information-technology outsourcing contracts fell 20 percent, dragged down by a 51 percent second-quarter dip in the Americas, according to TPI data released July 20. Immelt has worked to locate a variety of GE production sites closer to their markets around the world. The company has increased its information technology workers 30 percent to 9,600 worldwide in the past decade and plans to expand to 11,000. Anecdotal evidence so far shows a single center employee can handle work for which GE would have needed three outside contractors, said Begley.

Today’s technology makes work easier ... and can drive you nuts YOU WAKE UP early Monday morning. The sun is shining, the birds are singing. “It’s going to be a good week,” you think. You’re going to be at work early, you’re going to have a great day, and when you come home, you’re going to be able to relax, kick back, and enjoy a nice evening. Until you pick up your phone. You’ve got 10 emails, all of them from work. You roll your eyes and fire back a few responses. At the office you begin to address the issues. Yet more emails pour in. Before long, you’re in a losing battle, a flood of windows open on your computer, emails and text messages pouring in faster than you can look at them, and the phone is ringing off the hook.

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Fallible. And increasingly, not able to keep up with the demands of a high-tech world. TECH TALK The result; it’s incredibly easy to become overwhelmed. And even if you’re Your responses grow more curt, your not, you might sacrifice pleasantries and tone more stern, until eventually you small talk for efficiency’s sake, which can stop responding altogether just so you rub many people the wrong way. A recan start the day. sponse that might engender sympathy If this sounds familiar, you’re not or teamwork when uttered in person can alone. According to an American Psycho- result in a caustic email feud. logical Association report, “office incivilThe technology that is supposed to ity” — essentially being unpleasant to make things easier to get things done is deal with — is on the rise. And a key in some cases making it harder to work contributor could be the technology we together. use to communicate every day. So what can be done? Legally, you’re It’s easier than ever to shoot off an entitled to take a few minutes to youremail to someone. Same for a text. And self, even if you don’t think your work we’ve got more data and more powerful flow allows it. But you can’t get the job computers at our fingertips. There is done if you’re curled into a ball, mumseemingly limitless potential here ... save bling incoherently due to stress overone factor. The human mind. Limited. load. You’ll be more effective after a

break or a short walk. Try to stem the tide by grouping the emails by sender, priority, or some other criteria, and then responding to them in batches. Typically, more than half can be deferred for a while and many separate emails from the same person can be consolidated into a single response. Most important, take time to read your replies to texts and emails. Can your response be taken the wrong way? If so, rephrase it. Don’t rely on someone else to read between the lines of your message. Things are only going to get worse, so the sooner we figure out a way to stem the deluge, the better. For all of our sakes. Nick DeLorenzo is director of Interactive and New Media for The Times Leader. Write him atndelorenzo@timesleader.com.


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YTD NAV Chg %Rtn

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Schwab 1000Inv d 33.21 -2.44 -10.7 S&P500Sel d 17.62 -1.25 -10.0 Scout Interntl d 28.13 -1.95 -12.7 Selected American D 36.31 -2.47 -12.3 Sequoia Sequoia 126.91 -4.99 -1.8 T Rowe Price BlChpGr 35.12 -2.56 -1.2 CapApprec 20.00 ... -1.5 DivGrow 22.01 ... -3.2 DivrSmCap d 13.92 -1.33 -3.6 EmMktStk d 30.04 -2.37 -14.9 EqIndex d 30.19 -2.16 -3.7 EqtyInc 22.12 ... -5.9 FinSer 11.19 -1.10 -13.3 GrowStk 31.08 ... -3.3 HealthSci 28.48 -2.25 +1.5 HiYield d 6.68 ... +2.8 IntlBnd d 10.46 ... +6.8 IntlDisc d 39.38 -2.66 -10.3 IntlGrInc d 11.84 -.90 -11.0 IntlStk d 12.41 -.91 -12.8 IntlStkAd m 12.36 -.91 -12.8 LatinAm d 42.38 -4.11 -25.3 MediaTele 51.84 ... +0.2 MidCapVa 20.47 -1.67 -6.6 MidCpGr 50.71 -3.87 -6.7 NewAmGro 29.28 -2.10 -4.9 NewAsia d 17.75 -1.00 -7.5 NewEra 43.01 -4.07 -9.7 NewHoriz 30.43 -2.47 -1.8 NewIncome 9.68 ... +4.1 OrseaStk d 7.40 -.55 -11.3 R2015 11.72 ... -1.4 R2025 11.68 ... -3.0 R2035 11.73 ... -4.1 Rtmt2010 15.24 ... -0.7 Rtmt2020 16.06 ... -2.3 Rtmt2030 16.65 ... -3.6 Rtmt2040 16.67 ... -4.3 ShTmBond 4.86 ... +1.6 SmCpStk 32.26 ... -6.3 SmCpVal d 33.95 ... -6.0 SpecInc 12.43 ... +3.0 TaxFHiYld 10.78 -.04 +7.0 Value 20.21 -1.60 -6.6 ValueAd b 19.99 -1.58 -6.7 Templeton InFEqSeS 17.66 -1.33 -11.9 Third Avenue Value d 45.01 -3.00 -13.0 Thornburg IncBldC m 17.31 -.87 -6.4 IntlValA m 24.38 -1.78 -12.5 IntlValI d 24.93 -1.82 -12.2 Tweedy Browne GlobVal d 21.78 -.74 -8.6 VALIC Co I StockIdx 22.29 -1.59 -10.1 Vanguard 500Adml 103.29 -7.36 -10.0 500Inv 103.28 -7.36 -10.0 AssetA 21.72 -1.59 -10.6 BalIdxAdm 20.25 -.82 -4.2 BalIdxIns 20.25 -.82 -4.2 CAITAdml 11.17 -.01 +6.8 CapOp d 27.76 -2.02 -16.5 CapOpAdml d64.14 -4.67 -16.5 CapVal 8.66 -.89 -21.4 Convrt d 12.06 -.48 -8.7 DevMktIdx d 8.83 -.61 -12.2 DivGr 13.40 -.75 -5.9 EmMktIAdm d33.85 -2.71 -15.1 EnergyAdm d109.85-10.01 -9.2 EnergyInv d 58.49 -5.33 -9.2 ExplAdml 58.13 -5.33 -14.3 Explr 62.41 -5.73 -14.4 ExtdIdAdm 35.06 -3.30 -15.0 ExtdIdIst 35.06 -3.30 -15.0 FAWeUSIns d81.76 -5.82 -12.9 GNMA 11.06 ... +5.0 GNMAAdml 11.06 ... +5.1 GlbEq 15.77 -1.16 -11.7 GrowthEq 9.79 -.68 -9.3 GrthIdAdm 28.54 -2.01 -9.2 GrthIstId 28.54 -2.01 -9.1 HYCor d 5.61 -.10 +2.7 HYCorAdml d 5.61 -.10 +2.8 HltCrAdml d 51.02 -2.67 -0.5 HlthCare d 120.88 -6.32 -0.5 ITBondAdm 11.81 +.10 +8.3 ITGradeAd 10.19 +.03 +6.6 ITIGrade 10.19 +.03 +6.5 ITrsyAdml 11.95 +.10 +7.0 InfPrtAdm 27.73 +.30 +10.8 InfPrtI 11.29 +.12 +10.8 InflaPro 14.12 +.15 +10.8

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Stock prices hurtled lower as anxiety overtook investors on the first trading day since S&P downgraded U.S. debt. The Dow fell 5.5 percent. The S&P 500 fell 6.7 percent. The Nasdaq fell 6.9 percent. Investors worried about the slowing U.S. Bank of America BAC Verizon Close: $6.51 -1.66 or -20.3% AIG sued the bank over mortgagebacked securities, saying it was cheated by the bank. The insurer is seeking more than $10 billion. $15 10 5 $6.31

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economy, debt problems in Europe and the prospect that fear in the markets would soar as it did during the financial crisis in 2008. They parked their money in U.S. government debt despite the downgrade. VZ Transatlantic Holdings TRH

Close: $33.12 -1.93 or -5.5% Stalled contract negotiations at the telecommunications company prompted 45,000 landline workers to go on strike Sunday. $38

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NATIONAL FORECAST

Mostly sunny

80° 54°

SUNDAY Cloudy, rain

77° 58°

75° 60°

REGIONAL FORECAST Syracuse 81/65

Today’s high/ Tonight’s low

Poughkeepsie 80/64

Wilkes-Barre 81/62 New York City 83/70 Reading 85/66

Cooling Degree Days*

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

84/66 82/61 94 in 2001 44 in 1903 10 60 587 666 432

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

Precipitation

Yesterday Month to date Normal month to date Year to date Normal year to date

Sun and Moon

Sunrise 6:07a 6:08a Moonrise Today 5:20p Tomorrow 6:06p Today Tomorrow

87/64

The Finger Lakes

Brandywine Valley

Delmarva/Ocean City

Highs: 87-95. Lows: 69-75. Chance of afternoon thunderstorms. Isolated thunderstorms possible tonight.

Sunset 8:11p 8:10p Moonset 1:49a 2:50a

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89/72

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Aug. 13 Aug. 21 Aug. 27 Sept. 4

92/73

99/80 90/79

89/74 62/47

Yesterday

Today Tomorrow

Anchorage Atlanta Baltimore Boston Buffalo Charlotte Chicago Cleveland Dallas Denver Detroit Honolulu Houston Indianapolis Las Vegas Los Angeles Miami Milwaukee Minneapolis

58/50/.03 59/49/sh 62/50/sh 93/75/.05 92/73/t 92/69/pc 91/74/.00 88/71/t 89/69/pc 80/70/.29 77/65/pc 73/64/t 81/69/.00 83/68/t 75/59/pc 95/72/.00 94/69/pc 94/70/s 80/68/.17 84/65/t 77/65/s 81/71/.00 81/66/t 75/65/s 104/84/.00 108/85/pc 106/82/pc 91/59/.00 93/60/s 89/62/pc 82/69/.00 85/67/t 79/63/s 88/76/.00 89/74/sh 89/75/s 101/80/.00 99/80/pc 99/80/pc 91/70/.00 86/65/t 84/62/s 104/81/.00 103/80/s 102/80/s 71/62/.00 72/62/s 71/62/s 90/78/.04 90/79/t 91/80/t 77/66/.00 82/63/pc 76/63/s 82/68/.00 76/58/pc 78/60/s

City

Yesterday

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

66/55/.00 113/88/.00 93/73/.00 70/55/.00 59/57/.00 64/50/.00 66/55/.24 91/81/.00 91/68/.00 70/52/.00

ALMANAC Recorded at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Int’l Airport Susquehanna Stage Chg. Fld. Stg Wilkes-Barre 1.44 -0.34 22.0 Towanda 1.07 0.71 21.0 Lehigh Bethlehem 2.86 0.54 16.0 Delaware Port Jervis 4.69 -0.22 18.0

83/70

84/65

108/85

102/78

59/49

Highs: 87-89. Lows: 68-70. Chance of afternoon thunderstorms. Isolated thunderstorms possible tonight.

trace 2.97” 0.80” 33.64” 22.71”

85/67

72/62

Highs: 79-84. Lows: 60-68. Chance of afternoon thunderstorms. Isolated thunderstorms possible tonight.

River Levels, from 12 p.m. yesterday.

76/58

93/60

The Jersey Shore

Atlantic City 84/71

Yesterday Average Record High Record Low

63/55

Highs: 78-82. Lows: 59-64. Chance of afternoon thunderstorms. A few thunderstorms possible tonight.

Philadelphia 87/70

Temperatures

75° 60°

Highs: 82-87. Lows: 70-73. Chance of afternoon thunderstorms. A few thunder- City storms possible tonight.

Pottsville 83/63

Harrisburg 84/65

83/57

The Poconos

Albany 81/65

Towanda 79/61

State College 80/62

72/56

TODAY’S SUMMARY

Binghamton 79/62

Scranton 82/62

MONDAY Sunny

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WORLD CITIES

Today Tomorrow 62/52/sh 113/89/s 92/74/pc 64/55/sh 67/50/pc 62/49/pc 65/51/sh 88/81/t 87/68/s 65/50/s

63/54/sh 114/87/s 90/74/pc 61/53/sh 66/53/sh 65/56/sh 64/50/pc 86/81/t 89/68/s 70/57/c

Yesterday

Today Tomorrow

Myrtle Beach 97/81/.00 Nashville 94/74/.00 New Orleans 93/78/.00 Norfolk 93/77/.00 Oklahoma City 107/79/.00 Omaha 86/69/.18 Orlando 90/75/.24 Phoenix 103/87/.00 Pittsburgh 84/70/.06 Portland, Ore. 68/58/.00 St. Louis 88/76/.00 Salt Lake City 91/63/.00 San Antonio 102/79/.00 San Diego 69/62/.00 San Francisco 65/55/.00 Seattle 68/54/.00 Tampa 91/79/.45 Tucson 96/75/.00 Washington, DC 93/76/.00

94/78/pc 88/70/t 93/82/t 96/75/pc 102/79/pc 82/60/pc 94/79/t 107/86/pc 82/64/t 76/57/pc 87/64/pc 90/67/s 101/77/pc 73/64/s 65/54/s 72/56/pc 93/78/t 98/78/pc 89/72/t

City

Yesterday

Mexico City Montreal Moscow Paris Rio de Janeiro Riyadh Rome San Juan Tokyo Warsaw

77/55/.00 82/68/.00 82/57/.00 70/57/.00 81/64/.00 111/82/.00 82/72/.00 88/79/.00 93/79/.00 72/61/.18

93/76/pc 88/64/pc 93/80/t 92/73/pc 99/76/pc 77/61/pc 95/78/t 106/87/pc 79/58/pc 76/58/pc 81/64/pc 89/68/s 101/77/pc 73/65/s 66/54/s 71/55/pc 93/78/t 99/79/t 90/70/pc

Today Tomorrow 75/58/t 80/65/pc 82/65/c 69/53/sh 81/66/sh 113/85/s 83/65/s 89/79/t 90/77/t 67/52/pc

75/57/t 74/60/t 76/60/sh 72/53/pc 73/62/sh 113/83/s 82/63/s 89/78/t 91/77/t 63/50/sh

So far this year I’ve measured more rain than I recorded in all of last year. In fact, we’ve already had 90% of the average rainfall for an entire year which is 37.56.” Our rainfall so far this summer is running 3.5” above normal and many lawns, including mine, are unusually green for August. Indeed, along with all the rain, we’ve had plenty of heat making this a banner summer for crabgrass. More rain will move in this afternoon and then starting tomorrow, much drier air will begin flowing down from Canada and by Thursday, we will be under a blanket of very cool and refreshing air...for a change. - Tom Clark

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K NUTRITION QUIZ Fiber Get a bunch of “people-of-a-certain-age� together, and talk eventually will wend its way around to ... fiber. Scoff if you must, but fiber has proved time and again to be the Ponce de Leon of food sources. Chew on our quiz for a while. 1. A new study by the National Cancer Institute found that consuming fiber reduced risk of

and Health Study. Those who consumed between 25 and 30 grams of fiber per day were what percentage less likely to die over the course of the study than those who ate little fiber? a) 22 percent b) 42 percent c) 47 percent 3. According to the latest Dietary Guidelines, how much fiber should people consume? a) 14 milligrams per 1,000 daily

dying from cardiovascular, respiratory and even infectious diseases. What makes fiber so effective? a) Its digestive qualities b) Its anti-inflammatory properties c) Its plethora of anti-oxidants 2. The researchers reviewed data from nearly 400,000 participants in the nine-year National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet

calories b) 14 grams per 1,000 daily calories c) 140 grams per 1,000 daily calories 4. Researchers at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey have found that women who consumed 5 grams of fiber per 100 calories cut their risk of uterine cancer by what percent? a) 10 percent b) 18 percent c) 28 percent

5. What percentage of Americans eat no whole grains — the highest source for fiber — at all, according to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition? a) 20 percent b) 31 percent c) 40 percent ANSWERS: 1: b; 2: a; 3: b; 4: b; 5: c From The Times leader wire service.

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Family health event set The Greater Hazleton Health Alliance will hold it second annual Alliance Family Fun and Health Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, at the Hazleton Health and Wellness Center, 50 Moisey Drive, Hazle Township. The free event will feature free health care screenings, educational information, food and activities for children of all ages. For more information, call 501-6600. Fight for Air luncheon The local chapter of the American Lung Association will hold a complimentary luncheon from noon-1 p.m. on Sept. 7 at Uno Chicago Grill, 3905 Commerce Blvd., Dickson City. The luncheon will include an information session about the Fight For Air Walk, which is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Oct. 8 at Nay Aug Park, Scranton. For luncheon reservations, call 823-2212 and leave the names and phone numbers of all who plan to attend. Saeboflex screenings offered Heinz Rehab Hospital will offer a free community presentation with screenings for the Saeboflex at 1 p.m. on Aug. 31 at the hospital, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Township. The Saeboflex is a therapeutic device that can return hand function up to 20 years post stroke. For more information, call 826-3800. Teen website updated Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc. has launched the redesigned website, Safeteens.org. The site is designed to empower teens and young adults to make positive, healthy choices. Topics such as safe sex, relationships, peer pressure, nutrition and others are covered. For more information, visit mfhs.org or call 1-800-367-6347.

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Gordon Lyon, 84, left, threads a sewing machine needle for his wife, Joan Lyon, 82, in their Waterford, Mich., home. Joan Lyon affectionately teases that her husband of 58 years is her ‘visual aide.’ Joan Lyon was diagnosed five years ago with macular degeneration. Then about three years ago, for about two years, she developed Charles Bonnet Syndrome.

BEYOND SIGHT Seniors scared to admit they’re hallucinating

and has a book with a chapter devoted to it. “It rarely needs treatment; it mostly needs reassurance,� said Dr. Jonathon Trobe, a University of Michigan ophthalmologist. Doctors say they believe the condition more likely afflicts people who are socially isolated. Deprived of “sensory input� from things seen, “the brain goes in any direction it wants to go,� Trobe theorized. First described in 1769, the syndrome has remained poorly understood, in part because many patients don’t want to admit they’re seeing things. “People don’t report it, even to their nearest and dearest,� Trobe said. Mogk said patients worry they’ll be considered crazy and treated with antipsychotic medicines or be admitted to a nursing home.

PATRICIA ANSTETT Detroit Free Press

Joan Lyon didn’t know why she had almost daily visions of things that weren’t really there. “I’d tell my husband, ‘There are those flowers again,’� said Lyon, 82, of Waterford, Mich., who lives with her husband of almost 59 years. Almost every day for two years, she saw trees covered in tiny, pink flowers, either on the house across the canal from her home or on the white living room wall. Her doctor suggested psychiatric medicines, which she said “quite offended� her. Then came a visit to Dr. Lylas Mogk, a specialist in severe vision loss with the Henry Ford Health System. Within the hour, Lyon was diagnosed with Charles Bonnet Syndrome, an eye problem that causes visual hallucinations. As America’s population gets older,

more ophthalmologists realize that the syndrome exists. An estimated 25 million American have such bad vision that they see poorly even with glasses. About 20 percent to 40 percent of them develop hallucinations associated with the syndrome, Mogk and others said. It mostly occurs in people who already have severe vision loss caused by macular degeneration, glaucoma, stroke or diabetes, said Mogk, who has lectured nationwide on the condition See SIGHT, Page 2C

Labs may miss low thyroid problem MARNI JAMESON The Orlando Sentinel

Millions of Americans — mostly women — could find the key to more energy, easier weight control, sharper thinking, less depression, less infertility, lower blood pressure and lower incidence of heart disease. It all depends on who wins a 10year-old medical debate. The holdup is the number on a lab test — specifically, the reference range for thyroid-stimulating hormone. Many physicians who specialize in endocrine disorders, including thyroid disease, think lab limits for thyroid-stimulating hormone are too broad, leav-

ing many patients who suffer from low-thyroid disease undiagnosed and untreated. Marilyn Arnst of Orlando, Fla., fell in that gap. “I was cold all the time, even in the hot Orlando summer,� said Arnst of the symptoms she felt seven years ago, when she was 49. “I would wake up feeling drowsy, and need to lie down in a couple hours. I was confused and foggy and kept finding more hair in my hairbrush.� The wife and mother asked her primary-care doctor to check her for low-thyroid disease. He ran the usual blood tests and told her she was fine. Her thyroid-stimulating hor-

mone was 3.44. Most medical laboratories put the normal range for that hormone between 0.4 and 4.5 (milliunits per liter) or even as high as 5.5. “Because both of my kids had just gone off to college and my husband traveled a lot, the doctor thought this was just a phase and suggested I try volunteering,� Arnst recalled. Then a nurse practitioner friend told her to go back to the doctor and insist on more testing. A blood test for thyroid antibodies came back positive, confirming she had low-thyroid disease, or hypothyroidism.

Q: What’s the connection between Agent Orange and diabetes? — F.O., Canton, Ga. A: Agent Orange was a code name for one of the poisons used to kill the lush plant vegetation in the rural areas of Southeast Asia that provided enemy cover and food supply. During the Vietnam War, the U.S. military sprayed 12 million gallons of chemical herbicides and defoliants in Southeast Asia between 1962 and 1971. The chemical mixture was found to be contaminated with an extremely toxic form of dioxin. All soldiers stationed in that region were presumed to have had exposure to Agent Orange, even though blood testing has shown that only a handful had any significant exposure. The association between Agent Orange and adult-onset diabetes is weak: An Air Force study on veterans of Operation Ranch Hand, the soldiers who sprayed 90 percent of all the Agent Orange used in Vietnam, showed that Ranch Hand soldiers had no more adult-onset diabetes than vets who did not spread Agent Orange or any other herbicides. The so-called link is that the 238 Ranch Hand soldiers with the highest dioxin levels (more than 10 parts per trillion) were 47 percent more likely to have diabetes than the 232 Ranch Hand soldiers with the lowest dioxin levels. Dioxin is stored in body fat and works its way out of the bloodstream so slowly that it can be measured many years later. The tricky thing here is that higher dioxin levels are associated with higher obesity levels -- and that is the main cause of adult-onset diabetes. This makes the link between adult-onset diabetes and dioxin exposure so difficult to ascertain. Nonetheless, the U.S. government decided to pay for a botched military exercise rather than dispute medical claims. Q: Can you explain why I always seem to get lot of earwax buildup in my right ear, but not my left? — G.R., Philadelphia A: The best explanation I can offer for a greater wax buildup is that you favor sleeping with the right side of your head against the pillow. Air keeps the left ear dry and gives wax a chance to dry up and disappear; moisture and heat created with your ear against the pillow favor a wax buildup in your right ear canal. Earwax (cerumen) does have value: It repels water and traps dust and other small particles so they don’t get farther into the ear. Also, earwax contains substances that help kill any bacteria that happen to find their way into the ear canal. The skin on the outer part of the ear canal has special glands that produce earwax.

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She gets patients to talk about the visions by asking: “Do you ever see things you know are not there?” The answers pour out. Mogk has collected drawings of visions from some of her patients. She hopes the sketches will educate others. The first patient who described the syndrome to her was a man who said, “I’m wearing khaki pants today, and I know they are khaki, but they look

visit: redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767). Area blood donation sites include: Wednesday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., YMCA, 40 W. Northampton St., WilkesBarre. Sunday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Slocum Township Fire Hall, Slocum Road, Wapwallopen. Aug. 16, 1-6:30 p.m., Plains American Legion, 101 E. Carey St., Plains Township. Aug. 17, 12:30-6 p.m., American Legion Post 463, 33 Center Ave., Plymouth; 12:30-6:30 p.m., Bentley’s of NEPA, 2300 Route 309, Ashley. Aug. 18, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Ramada Plaza Hotel, 20 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Aug. 23, noon-6 p.m., Dallas American Legion, 730 Memorial Highway, Dallas; noon-6 p.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Aug. 24, noon-5:30 p.m., Mid Atlantic Youth Services, 701 Sathers Drive, Pittston Township; 12:30-6:30 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 316 S. Main Blvd., Mountain Top. Aug. 25, noon-5:30 p.m., Highland Manor, 750 Schooley Ave., Exeter. Aug. 28, 8:15 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 226 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre.

plaid to me.” Other drawings are geometric, with lines that are slightly askew, like a wiggly chain-link fence. Others see vibrant colors such as teal and olive crackers, Mogk said. Lyon’s visions lasted two years and ended about two years ago. Her vision is waning with macular degeneration, but she has adapted her home with visual clues such as orange dots over the “low” button on her stove. The rest of life’s challenges, including her old visions, she laughs off. “I appreciate the fact that I can see this much,” she said.

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“My doctor felt terrible,” she said, although in fact he only did what most doctors do. Unless they specialize in endocrine disease, most physicians go by the labs. He started Arnst on thyroid medication. Shortly afterward, she recalls, “I woke up and felt like myself again: clear, awake and alive.” A butterfly-shaped gland that sits at the base of the throat, the thyroid governs metabolism. When it doesn’t make enough thyroid hormone, people feel sluggish, have trouble concentrating, gain weight and feel cold. Left untreated, thyroid disease can

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lead to more-serious health problems, including elevated cholesterol, heart disease, osteoporosis, infertility and depression. Conversely, an overactive thyroid causes people to feel anxious, jittery and hot, and can cause rapid heartbeat and insomnia. Overseeing all this is the brain’s pituitary gland. When it senses that the thyroid isn’t producing enough thyroid hormone, it sends out thyroid-stimulating hormone, also called thyrotropin, to tell the thyroid gland to step up production. Low thyroid is 20 times more common, and among those it affects, 80 percent are women. Most hypothyroidism occurs when the body makes antibodies that attack the thyroid gland. Treatment is simple and involves

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Haley Rae Wendolowski, daughter of Kelly and Ray Wendolowski, Mountain Top, is celebrating her second birthday today, Aug. 9. Haley Rae is a granddaughter of Barbara Byorick, Nanticoke; the late Frank Byorick; and the late Raymond and Ann Wendolowski, Dickson City. She has five brothers, Robby, 19, Ryan, 14, Matthew, 1 1, Luke, 3, and Max, 10 weeks.

Bill Christian Mecca, son of Scott Mecca and Sarah Welliver-Mecca, West Wyoming, is celebrating his fourth birthday today, Aug. 9. Billy is a grandson of Bill and Janice Welliver, West Wyoming, and Janet Mecca and Scott Moyer, Dunmore. He is a greatgrandson of Mae Welliver, Moosic; the late Thomas Welliver; Jean Washinsky, Wyoming; the late Joseph Washinsky; Vince and Carmel Mecca, Dunmore; and the late James and Marilyn Moyer. Billy has a sister, Natalia, 2 months.

Madison N. Ashton Madison Nicole Ashton, daughter of Gina Caffrey and Scott Ashton, Hanover Township, is celebrating her sixth birthday today, Aug. 9. Madison is a granddaughter of Rose Ann Caffrey and Dorothy Ashton, both of Wilkes-Barre; Thomas and Carol Caffrey, Plains Township; and Robert Ashton, Exeter. She is a great-granddaughter of Anthony and Charlie Jean Zlobik, Florida. Madison has three brothers and four sisters.

Abigail M. Sankus Abigail Maria Sankus, daughter of Edward and Sharon Sankus, Duryea, is celebrating her eighth birthday today, Aug. 9. Abigail is a granddaughter of Stanley and Rita Benczkowski, Hudson; and the late Edward and Victoria Sankus, Duryea. She has a brother, Edward.

Partridge-Tippett Center residents enjoy Flag Day cookout Residents, family members and staff at the Partridge-Tippett Nursing Facility on United Methodist Homes’ Wesley Village Campus enjoyed a Flag Day cookout. Traditional picnic fare was accompanied by music from accordion Pete Truszkowski. Resident Theresa Cumbo, seated on the right, enjoyed the day with family members, from left, Carol Cumbo and Catherine Haduck. Standing are Charles Haduck and Truszkowski. .

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Patriotic setting enhanced July 4 festivities at Mercy A party for residents marked the Fourth of July celebration at Mercy Center Skilled Nursing and Personal Care in Dallas. The festive setting included music, food, patriotic decorations and entertainment in the Rivers Room. Residents demonstrating their patriotic spirit, first row, are Rachel Jones, Adelle Luke, Naomi Davis, Josephine Bean, and Sister Aurea Kirkpatrick. Second row: George Rittenhouse, entertainer, Ann Marie Morgan, director of activities, Diana Yaskiewicz, activities, Grace Mariano, resident, and Debbie Dragon, PCU activities coordinator.

Naythan P. Wielgopolski Naythan P. Wielgopolski, son of Tim and Allyson Wielgopolski, Forty Fort, is celebrating his fifth birthday today, Aug. 9. Naythan is a grandson of Peter and Helen Monseur, Wilkes-Barre; Tom Wielgopolski Sr., Ashley; and Paulette Place, Lawrence, Kan. He has a sister, Destiny, 17, and a brother, Trystan, 8.

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Collin G. Thomas Collin George Thomas, son of Colleen and George Thomas, Alden, is celebrating his 10th birthday today, Aug. 9. Collin is a grandson of Toni Thomas and the late Charles Thomas, WilkesBarre, and Paul and Lavern Crisler, Alden. He is a greatgrandson of Leona Roskowski, Plymouth. Collin has two brothers, Christopher, 1 1, and Jack, 22.

Michael Robles Michael Robles, nephew of Andy and Mary Ann LaBarre, Kingston, is celebrating his fifth birthday today, Aug. 9. Michael is a grandson of Diane LaBarre, Luzerne, and Robert LaBarre, Wilkes-Barre. He has a brother, Zach, 7.

Health Fair to be held at Boys & Girls Clubs The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania will present the 7th annual Back-to-School Health Fair sponsored by Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania on Aug. 18 at the club, 609 Ash St. in Scranton. Activities will begin around 8 a.m. and will continue into the afternoon. Members from the club’s central unit, Park It sites and Luzerne County Club extensions will receive free health screenings, a variety of safety, and health and personal information. Professionals to provide the screenings are Dr. Frank Padula, Northeast Eye Institute, Childhood Lead Prevention, Moses Taylor Hospital and Northeast Regional Cancer Institute. An on-site picnic will conclude the health fair. For further information, contact the club at 342-8709. At a check presentation to support the event, first row, are club members Nicholas Ogden, Jalil Mitchell and Isabella Parise. Second row: Laura Gentile, club director of operations; Tricia DiBiasi Thomas, club executive director; Cynthia Yevich, Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s senior director of corporate affairs; Dr. Linda Hemak-Thomas, club board member; and Julianne Kalasinski, club development director.

EXETER: The Cosmopolitan Seniors invites the public to attend its trips to Mount Airy Casino planned Wednesday and on Oct. 19 to see King Henry and the Showmen at Penn’s Peak. Details can be obtained from Johanna at 655-2720.

Senior Center, 680 Wyoming Ave., will host a presentation on ovarian cancer at 11 a.m. today. On Wednesday at 11 a.m., Marty Braen will discuss “They Met at Gettysburg.” The program will recall the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Because of the program there will be no weight class. Thursday is Hawaiian Day and Friday at 11:30 is Joke Day. For more information, call 287-1102.

NANTICOKE: Special Care Hospital Dietary Services will present “Fibers, Fruits & Vegetables” at 11 a.m. today at the Rose Tucker Center at Special Care Hospital, 128 W. Washington St. The regional cancer institute will discuss colon cancer at 11 JENKINS TWP.: The Jenkins a.m. Wednesday. Township Senior Citizens orgaHawaiian Day and a special nization will meet at 6 p.m. lunch and party are planned today at the Jenkins Township Thursday. firehouse. President Jean MuGuardian Elder Care will give dlock will preside. blood pressure and blood gluThe group will celebrate its cose screenings at 10:30 a.m. annual strawberry social. Regu- Monday. lar bingo will follow. New memFor more information, call 735-1670. bers are invited. KINGSTON: The Kingston

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PITTSTON: Tobyhanna Army Depot retirees will meet for their monthly get-together at 8 p.m. on Aug. 17 at Perkin’s Restaurant & Bakery, state Route 315. All TAD retirees and current employees are invited. For more information, call Bernie Petrasek at 287-9093 or 239-1682 or bjpetra@juno.com. PLYMOUTH: The Shawnee Senior Citizens Club of Plymouth will have its summer picnic at 1 p.m. Thursday at Welsh Baptist Church, Shawnee Avenue. Refreshments will be provided. SHICKSHINNY: The Shickshinny Senior Center, 19 W. Vine St., will host a “Hawaiian Day” on Thursday. Participants are invited to dress for the tropics. For more information, call 542-4308. SWOYERSVILLE: The Swoyersville Senior Citizens will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Holy Trinity Church, Hughes Street. President Liz Zdancewicz will preside. Refreshments will be served. New members are invited. Winners of the 50/ 50 are Marge Savoca, Steffie Stefanides and Dan Shumack. WILKES-BARRE: The Charles T. Adams Senior Center, 5 E. Market St., will host “Health Issues with Roda Tillman” at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday. The center is accepting yarn and craft donations and seeking volunteers to teach computer skills, art, ceramic, yoga and

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LEGAL NOTICE DEADLINES Saturday 12:30 on Friday Sunday 4:00 pm on Friday Monday 4:30 pm on Friday Tuesday 4:00 pm on Monday Wednesday 4:00 pm on Tuesday Thursday 4:00 pm on Wednesday Friday 4:00 pm on Thursday Holidays call for deadlines You may email your notices to mpeznowski@ timesleader.com or fax to 570-831-7312 or mail to The Times Leader 15 N. Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 For additional information or questions regarding legal notices you may call Marti Peznowski at 570-970-7371 or 570-829-7130 LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE is hereby given that an Application for Registration of Fictitious Name for the fictitious name, AllOne Abstract Group, was filed under the Fictitious Names Act by EOS Abstract Services Company, LLC with a principal place of business at 270 North Sherman Street, WilkesBarre, Pennsylvania, 18702. Robert S. Sensky, Esquire LAPUTKA, BAYLESS, ECKER & COHN, P.C. 2 East Broad Street 6th Floor Hazleton, PA 18201 ESTATE NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Letters of Administration have been issued to Michael R. Antonishak, Jr. and Jill B. Worthington of Harding, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, Administrators of the Estate of Michael Antonishak a/k/a Michael Robert Antonishak, Sr., Deceased, who died on June 1, 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 Administrators or their attorney. ROSENN, JENKINS & GREENWALD, LL 15 South Franklin St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0075


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LEGAL NOTICE GENERAL MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY OF HARVEYS LAKE

WHEREAS, Act 20 of 2003 has amended The Municipal Claims and Tax Lien Law, 53 P.S. P7101, etc., to provide for the reimbursement and collection of attorney fees to municipal authorities incurred in the enforcement of municipal claims and liens for delinquent accounts for wastewater-disposal services. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF GENERAL MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY OF HARVEYS LAKE. 1. The sum of $150.00 shall be assessed as an attorney’s fee for the entry of a municipal claim and lien for the enforcement of the collection of delinquent accounts for wastewater disposal services, and the same shall be assessed for each such delinquent account entered of record, in addition to all penalties, interest, costs, charges and expenses. 2. The Sum of $200.00 shall be assessed as an attorney’s fee for the satisfaction of each municipal claim and lien entered of record for the enforcement of the collection of delinquent accounts for wastewater disposal services, and the same shall be collected as a condition of the record satisfaction of each lien entered of record for each such delinquent account, in addition to all penalties, interests, costs charges, expenses and attorney fees. 3. The Sum of $175.00 per hour shall be assessed and collected for each municipal claim and lien for the collection of all delinquent accounts for wastewater disposal services which are collected by General Municipal Authority of Harveys Lake by the issuances of a Writ or scire facias sur Municipal Claim and all legal services related thereto, included, but not limited to all necessary legal services regarding the issuance of a Writ of Execution upon the premises of the customer owing a delinquent account (s) and the sale of such premises by the Sheriff of Luzerne County, all in accordance with the provisions of The Municipal Claims and Tax Lien Act, 53 P.S. P101 et seq. 4. Notice of the Imposition of such attorney’s fees shall be given by General Municipal Authority of Harveys Lake in all communications of whatever nature to those persons or entities liable for the payment of each delinquent account for wastewater disposal services in which there is demanded payment of each such delinquent account. 5. Notice of the adoption of the Resolution shall be given in two (2) newspapers of the general circulation for two (2) consecutive weeks. THIS RESOLUTION is adopted this 3 day of August, 2011, and it shall become effective thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication of notice of its adoption Clarence Hogan, Secretary

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS August 9, 2011 CITY OF WILKES-BARRE 40 EAST MARKET STREET WILKES-BARRE, PA 18711 PHONE: (570) 208-4132 These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the City of Wilkes-Barre. REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS On or about August 29, 2011 the City of Wilkes-Barre will submit a request to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for the release of Community Development Block Grant funds under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, to undertake a project known as Demolition of the structures located at 206 Bowman Street, 71-73 Madison Street, 64 Bennett Street, 116 Kado Street, 18 Priestly Street and 323 Weston Lane, Wilkes-Barre, PA. FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT The City of Wilkes-Barre has determined that the projects will have no significant impact on the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required. Additional project information is contained in each Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at the Office of Economic & Community Development, 40 East Market Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711, and may be examined or copied weekdays 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. PUBLIC COMMENTS Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERRs to the Office of Economic & Community Development. All comments received by August 25, 2011 will be considered by the City of Wilkes-Barre prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing. ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION The City of Wilkes-Barre certifies to HUD Thomas M. Leighton in his capacity as Mayor of the City of Wilkes-Barre consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. HUD’s State’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows the City of Wilkes-Barre to use Program funds. OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS HUD will accept objections to its release of funds and the City of Wilkes-Barre’s certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the City of Wilkes-Barre; (b) the City of WilkesBarre has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR part 58; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the development process have committed funds, incurred costs or undertaken activities not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by HUD; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and shall be addressed to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, HUD Pennsylvania State Office, The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3380. Potential objectors should contact HUD to verify the actual last day of the objection period. Thomas M. Leighton, Mayor City of Wilkes-Barre

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PENNSYLVANIA PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION NOTICE Application of South Jersey Energy Company For Approval To Offer, Render, Furnish Natural Gas Supply Services as a Marketer/Broker or Aggregator Engaged In The Business Of Supplying Natural Gas Supply Services, To The Public In The Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, Docket No. A-125080. On August 10, 2011, South Jersey Energy Company filed an amended application with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (“PUC”) for a license to provide natural gas supply services as (1) a supplier of natural gas, (2) a broker/marketer engaged in the business of supplying natural gas, and (3) an aggregator engaged in the business of providing natural gas supply services. South Jersey Energy Company proposes to sell natural gas and related services throughout all of Pennsylvania under the provisions of the new Natural Gas Choice and Competition Act. The PUC may consider this application without a hearing. Protests directed to the technical or financial fitness of South Jersey Energy Company may be filed within 15 days of the date of this notice with the Secretary of the PUC, P.O. Box 3265, Harrisburg, PA 17105-3265. You should send copies of any protest to South Jersey Energy Company’s attorney at the address listed below. Please include the PUC’s “docket number” on any correspondence, which is A-125080. By and through Counsel: Gina Merritt-Epps, Esq. South Jersey Energy Company 1 South Jersey Plaza Folsom, NJ 08037 609-561-9000 609-561-8225

INVITATION FOR BIDS The Pittston Area School District (PASD) will receive Bids for the Kindergarten Center Temperature Controls project generally comprised of removal of pneumatic temperature controls and installation of automatic temperature controls for selected zones, and all incidental work related thereto until 11:00 A.M. (local time) on the 11th day of August, 2011 at the PASD Administrative office located at 5 Stout Street, Pittston, PA. The Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud that same day. CONTRACT DOCUMENTS, may be examined and obtained at Borton-Lawson, 613 Baltimore Drive, Suite 300, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-7903. CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the Northeastern Pennsylvania Contractors Association, Inc., 1075 Oak Street, Suite 3, Pittston, PA 18640. PROJECT MANUAL is in one binding. Bidders may secure a PROJECT MANUAL upon payment of Twenty dollars ($20.00) or bidders may contact Jane Thomas at jthomas@borton-lawson.com for a complimentary electronic copy in PDF format sent via email. (Please add $10.00 for U.S. Mail delivery or $20.00 for FedEx delivery without a FedEx account.) All construction work is included in one Prime Contract. Checks shall be made payable to BortonLawson, and will not be refunded. Each BID, when submitted, must be accompanied by a "Bid Security" which shall not be less than ten percent (10%) of the amount of the BID. Bidders attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum wages and salaries in accordance with the provisions of the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act 442 and contained in the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS, must be paid throughout the duration of this project. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish and pay for a satisfactory Performance Bond and a Labor and Material Payment. The successful Bidder is subject to the Steel Products Procurement Act and the Public Works Contractors Bond Law of 1967. The PASD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The PASD reserves the right to reject any or all Bids and to waive informalities in the Bidding. To visit the project site, bidders may contact Jim Serino at the District 570-6542415, Ext. 2220. BIDS may be held by OWNER for a period of not to exceed Sixty days (60) from the date of the opening of BIDS for the purpose of reviewing the BIDS and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding of the CONTRACT. For The Pittston Area School District: Deborah Rachilla, Board Secretary

INVITATION FOR BIDS The Pittston Area School District (PASD) will receive Bids for the Middle School Paving Repair project generally comprised of removal and replacement of asphalt paving, and all incidental work related thereto until 11:00 A.M. (local time) on the 11th day of August, 2011 at the PASD Administrative office located at 5 Stout Street, Pittston, PA. The Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud that same day. CONTRACT DOCUMENTS, including DRAWINGS and PROJECT MANUAL, may be examined and obtained at Borton-Lawson, 613 Baltimore Drive, Suite 300, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-7903. CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the Northeastern Pennsylvania Contractors Association, Inc., 1075 Oak Street, Suite 3, Pittston, PA 18640. PROJECT MANUAL is in one binding with DRAWINGS to be included. Bidders may secure DRAWINGS and a PROJECT MANUAL upon payment of Twenty dollars ($20.00) or bidders may contact Jane Thomas at jthomas@bortonlawson.com for a complimentary electronic copy in PDF format sent via email. (Please add $10.00 for U.S. Mail delivery or $20.00 for FedEx delivery without a FedEx account.) All construction work is included in one Prime Contract.

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LEGAL NOTICE Harveys Lake Borough will be accepting sealed bids for a Used 1998 3500 GMC HD Dump Truck. Dual fuel tanks, 5 speed transmission, 4WD, 6.5 liter motor. SOLD AS IS. May be inspected at Harveys Lake Borough Office. Starting bid is $2000.00. Bids are due with 10% security, Tuesday, August 16 @ 3:00 pm. Bids will be opened at August 16 Council Meeting @ 7:30 pm. Call 570-639-3300 for more information. Legal Notice One June 28, 2011, the PA State Board of Medicine issued an order which temporarily suspends the license of Mark H. Bell, license no. MD044057E of Shavertown, Luzerne County, because his continued practice of medicine and surgery within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania makes him an immediate and clear danger to the public health and safety in that he is unable to practice the profession with reasonable skill and safety to patients by reason of mental or physical illness or condition or physiological or psychological dependence upon alcohol, hallucinogenic or narcotic drugs or other drugs which tend to impair judgement or coordination. LEGAL NOTICE On May 11, 2011, the PA State Board of Cosmetology suspended the license of Nghia D. Do, license no. CL180559, of Edwardsville, Luzerne County. The Board took this action pursuant to the Order of the Court of Common Pleas of Luzerne County dated April 12, 2011, which the Court issued under section 4355 of the Domestic Relations Code. The suspension is effective immediately.

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PUBLIC NOTICE The City of WilkesBarre Board of Revision of Taxes and Appeals will meet on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 5:45 p.m. in City Council Chambers, Fourth floor, City Hall, 40 East Market Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA for the transaction of general business. If special accommodations are required for persons with disabilities, notify Jack McCutcheon at (570) 208-4112. JIM RYAN, CITY CLERK Meeting Notice: OFFICIAL NOTICE is hereby given that the WILKES-BARRE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION WILL HOLD THE September Committee Meetings on Monday, September 12, 2011, at 6:00 PM, followed by the September Regular Board Meeting on Wednesday September 14, 2011, at 6:00 PM. All meetings will be held in the Board Room of the Administration Building, 730 South Main Street, WilkesBarre, Pa. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD Leonard B. Przywara, Secretary

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ALL JUNK CAR & TRUCKS WANTED Highest Prices Paid!!! FREE REMOVAL Call V&G Anytime 288-8995 Looking for John M., originally from Askam. Attended Warrior Run Elementary. Mother Mary, brother James. Last address known, Dexter St., W-B. Meyers High ‘57. Contact Carole at ScootersRosie@ aol.com Cell 727-743-9750

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Have a great outing Geisinger. Thank you Crystal and Max for all the hard work! Looking for that special place called home? Classified will address Your needs. Open the door with classified!

PAYING $500 MINIMUM DRIVEN IN

Full size 4 wheel drive trucks

ALSO PAYING TOP $$$

for heavy equipment, backhoes, dump trucks, bull dozers HAPPY TRAILS TRUCK SALES 570-760-2035 542-2277 6am to 8pm

Checks shall be made payable to BortonLawson, and will not be refunded. Each BID, when submitted, must be accompanied by a "Bid Security" which shall not be less than ten percent (10%) of the amount of the BID.

Each BID, when submitted, must be accompanied by a "Bid Security" which shall not be less than ten percent (10%) of the amount of the BID.

Bidders attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum wages and salaries in accordance with the provisions of the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act 442 and contained in the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS, must be paid throughout the duration of this project. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish and pay for a satisfactory Performance Bond and a Labor and Material Payment. The successful Bidder is subject to the Steel Products Procurement Act and the Public Works Contractors Bond Law of 1967.

Bidders attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum wages and salaries in accordance with the provisions of the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act 442 and contained in the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS, must be paid throughout the duration of this project. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish and pay for a satisfactory Performance Bond and a Labor and Material Payment. The successful Bidder is subject to the Steel Products Procurement Act and the Public Works Contractors Bond Law of 1967.

The PASD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The PASD reserves the right to reject any or all Bids and to waive informalities in the Bidding.

The PASD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The PASD reserves the right to reject any or all Bids and to waive informalities in the Bidding.

To visit the project site, bidders may contact Jim Serino at the District 570-6542415, Ext. 2220.

To visit the project site, bidders may contact Jim Serino at the District 570-6542415, Ext. 2220.

BIDS may be held by OWNER for a period of not to exceed Sixty days (60) from the date of the opening of BIDS for the purpose of reviewing the BIDS and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding of the CONTRACT. For The Pittston Area School District: Deborah Rachilla, Board Secretary

BIDS may be held by OWNER for a period of not to exceed Sixty days (60) from the date of the opening of BIDS for the purpose of reviewing the BIDS and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding of the CONTRACT. For The Pittston Area School District: Deborah Rachilla, Board Secretary

ATVs/Dune Buggies

BMX`09 UTV SIDE-BY SIDE BMX UTV 500CC

4X4 WITH 48” PLOW

91 miles, automatic trans, 500cc 4 stroke 32hp engine. Max speed 43mph, 5.8 fuel tank, electric dump bed, 650lb capacity. FM Radio with MP3, front windshield with wiper, headlights, hard top, dashboard lighting, speedometer, odometer, fuel gauge, engine temp. 3000lbs electric winch, with dashboard mount switch. Mossy Oak color. Clear Title. $3,500 570-793-0081

TOMAHAWK`10

330

Child Care

DAYCARE

in my Kingston home. Licensed. Accepting Lackawanna & Luzerne CCC. 570-283-0336

350

GODSPELL ON BROADWAY Saturday, October 22 Orchestra seating, 2pm show 1-800-432-8069

HAIR ON BROADWAY SATURDAY, AUGUST 27 YANKEES

vs Oakland 8/23 vs Toronto 9/4 vs Baltimore 9/5 vs Boston 9/25 Special Pricing!

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409

CADILLAC `94 DEVILLE SEDAN

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

BANKRUPTCY

FREE CONSULT

Guaranteed Low Fees Payment Plan! Colleen Metroka 570-592-4796 DIVORCE No Fault $295 divorce295.com Atty. Kurlancheek 800-324-9748 W-B Free Bankruptcy Consultation Payment plans. Carol Baltimore 570-822-1959 GET THE WORD OUT with a Classified Ad. 570-829-7130

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 M3

Convertible with Hard Top. AM/FM. 6 disc CD. 117 K miles. Stage 2 Dinan suspension. Cross drilled rotors. Cold air intake. All maintenance records available. $16,695 570-466-2630

DODGE `06 STRATUS Only 55K. Brand

new tires, plugs, wires, oil. Excellent Condition. $6,995 (570) 562-1963

DIRECTORY

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Highest Prices Paid In CA$H

570-574-1275

roof. New inspection. 125K miles $3,695

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

Volvo ‘92 240

Original owner. 125K miles. Good condition. Needs rack and pinion replaced. $700. (570) 288-2919 Days Only

Attorney Services

FOR DIVORCE CHILD CUSTODY CHILD SUPPORT DUI OR UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION REPRESENTATION Call Attorney Michael P. Kelly 570-417-5561

FREE CONSULTATION

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

ATTORNEY KEITH HUNTER

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

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

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

570-301-3602

CALL US! TO JUNK YOUR CAR

BEST PRICES IN THE AREA CA$H ON THE $POT, Free Anytime Pickup 570-301-3602

MERCURY ‘00 SABLE Leather. Moon-

Auto Services

We pick up 822-0995

FREE PICKUP

Green, 4 door, CD, 168,000 miles. $2,100 obo. (570) 262-7550

472

$ WANTED JUNK $ VEHICLES LISPI TOWING

GMC4WD, ‘96 JIMMY SLE Hunter

310

BMW `07 328xi

Black with black interior. Heated seats. Back up & navigation systems. New tires & brakes. Sunroof. Garage kept. Many extras! 46,000 Miles. Asking $20,500. 570-825-8888 or 626-297-0155 Call Anytime!

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BMW `02 330

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

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BMW `00 323I

Black w/ tan leather interior. All power. 6 cylinder. Sun roof. Recently inspected. New tires. 140K miles. $6,800 (570) 868-6986

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Autos under $5000

LAW DIRECTORY

310

AUDI `05 A4 1.8T

Cabriolet Convertible S-Line. 52K miles. Auto. All options. Silver. Leather interior. New tires. Must sell. $17,500 or best offer 570-954-6060

tion, 22 inch ITP, Chrome wheels. $3,000 Or best offer. (570)333-4236

Elderly Care

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AUDI `02 A4

3.0, V6, AWD automatic, tiptronic transmission. Fully loaded, leather interior. 92,000 miles. Good condition. Asking $9,500. Call (570) 417-3395

YAMAHA`02 GRIZZLY 660, Limited edi-

CAREGIVER Evening hours. Very reliable. Experience working in nursing home. Call for more information. 570-823-3979 570-991-0828

380

4 Door 3.2 VTEC 6 Cylinder engine Auto with slapstick. Navigation system. 57k miles. Black with Camel Leather interior. Heated Seats. Sun Roof, Excellent condition. Satellite Radio, Fully loaded. $18,600. 570-814-2501

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

DeVille. Excellent shape, all leather. $4650. BUICK ‘03 Century. Great shape $3400 570-819-3140 570-709-5677

INVITATION FOR BIDS

SCOPE OF WORK, may be examined and obtained at Borton-Lawson, 613 Baltimore Drive, Suite 300, Wilkes-Barre, PA 187027903 or bidders may contact Jane Thomas at jthomas@bortonlawson.com for an electronic copy in PDF format sent via email. SCOPE OF WORK may be examined at the Northeastern Pennsylvania Contractors Association, Inc., 1075 Oak Street, Suite 3, Pittston, PA 18640.

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HONDA`09 RECON

1-800-432-8069

The Pittston Area School District (PASD) will receive Bids for the Annual Fire Alarm Service Contract project generally comprised of removal of pneumatic temperature controls and installation of automatic temperature controls for selected zones, and all incidental work related thereto until 11:00 A.M. (local time) on the 11th day of August, 2011 at the PASD Administrative office located at 5 Stout Street, Pittston, PA. The Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud that same day.

ACURA `06 TL

TRX 250CC/Electric shift. Like New. $3,800. (570) 814-2554

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Auto Parts

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490 Truck/SUV/ Van Accessories TRAILER HITCH heavy duty with light assembly. Fits Chevrolet truck 2003 & up $90. 570-823-2893

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BUYING JUNK VEHICLES $300 and Up $125 extra if driven, pulled or pushed in. NOBODY Pays More

570-760-2035

Monday thru Saturday 6am-pm Happy Trails!

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THURSDAY, AUG 11 at 4:30 PM

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412 Autos for Sale

Rare, Exclusive Opportunity To Own...

CADILLAC `04 SEVILLE SLS Beige. Fully loaded

2002 BMW 745i

Excellent condition. Runs great. New rotors, new brakes. Just serviced. 108,000 miles. Asking $5,000. OR BEST OFFER (570) 709-8492

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

412 Autos for Sale

CHEVROLET `00 CORVETTE

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

‘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

319 W. Main St. Plymouth, PA

CHEVROLET `01 MONTE CARLO 1 owner. V6. Beauti-

ful, shiny, burgundy, garage kept. New tires, brakes & inspection. Well maintained. Must see. $3,895. Call 570-313-5538

From an Exotic, Private Collection

Call 570-650-0278

To place your ad call...829-7130

BUICK `02 LESABRE

4 door sedan. Dark green. 1 owner. Only 30,000 miles. car is loaded. Like new. Asking $5,500. Call 570-466-5796

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

CHEVROLET `04 CORVETTE COUPE Torch red with

570-779-3890 570-829-5596

CHEVROLET `03 IMPALA 97,000 miles, $3,300. 570-592-4522 570-592-4994

CHEVROLET `90 CADILLAC `02 DEVILLE 85K miles. Black CORVETTE with tan interior. Red. Auto. Red New head gaskets & water pump. Runs & looks great! Going to school. Priced to sell! $3,000 OBO. 570-417-5979

leather. 13,000 original miles. Garage kept. $15,000. 570-379-2681

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412 Autos for Sale

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

black and red interior. 9,700 miles, auto, HUD, removable glass roof, polished wheels, memory package, Bose stereo and twilight lighting, factory body moldings, traction control, ABS, Garage kept - Like New. $27,900 (570) 288-3256

CHEVY `03 BLAZER LS 4WD 2 door $6,280

FORD `07 MUSTANG 63,000 highway

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

412 Autos for Sale

$12,600, negotiable. 570-678-5040

CHEVY `07 AVEO LT Power window/door locks. Keyless entry. Sunroof. A/C. Black with tan leather interior. 22,000 original miles. AM/FM/CD. New tires. $12,000 (570) 287-0815

CHEVY `91 LUMINA 3.1 V6. 4 door. A/C.

New tires, brakes, rotors & inspection. Excellent condition. $1,500. Call 570-825-0120

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

CHEVY ‘07 HHR LT Moonroof $13,784

MARSH MOTORS

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

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

CHEVY `06 cab. COLORADO CHEVROLET `98 Extended Auto. Power steering, a/c. 40k miles. 2 wheel CAMARO drive. Excellent condition.

(570) 696-0424

All Guaranteed Bumper to Bumper For 30 Days

tion. $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

drive, 350 engine with aluminum heads. LT-1 exhaust system. White with red pearls. Custom flames in flake. New tires & hubs. 1 owner. 61,000 original miles. $8,500 (570) 359-3296 Ask for Les

SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY

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412 Autos for Sale

412 Autos for Sale

`05 EQUINOX Chrysler ‘02 Sebring CHEVROLET `86 LTCHEVY (premium packConvertible. Dark age), 3.4L, 47,000 Blue. Taupe top. CORVETTE miles. All wheel 71,000 miles. Great 4x3 manual, 3 over-

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. $17,500

CENTRAL CITY MOTORS

1954 MERCURY MONTEREY WOODY WAGON 100 point restora-

412 Autos for Sale

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

CHEVY `04 CAVALIER

NEW YORKER

21K miles. Garage kept - like new. Fully loaded. Automatic. Total power: steering, seats, windows. Cruise & traction control. Alarm system & much more. $6,700 negotiable (570) 823-5236

EAGLE `95 TALON

Only 97,000 Miles. Full custom body kit, dark green metallic with gray interior. Dual exhaust, 4 coil over adjustable struts. All new brakes, air intake kit, strut brakes, custom seats, custom white gauges, 2 pillar gauges, new stereo, alarm, custom side view mirrors. 4 cylinder automatic, runs excellent. $8,500. Call 570-876-1355 or 570-504-8540 (evenings)

FORD `04 MUSTANG Mach I, 40th

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

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

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

412 Autos for Sale

CROSSROAD MOTORS 570-825-7988

700 Sans Souci Highway WE SELL FOR LESS!! ‘10 DODGE CARAVAN SXT 32K, Power sliding doors, Factory warranty! $18,099 ‘09 DODGE CALIBER SXT 2.0 Automatic, 24k Factory Warranty! $13,699 ‘08 HONDA RIDGELINE RTL 32K, Factory Warranty, Leather Sunroof $24,199 ‘08 JEEP LIBERTY SPORT 4X4 34K, Red $16,199 ‘08 CHEVY IMAPALA LS 4 door, only 37K! 5 Year / 100K Factory Warranty! $13,399 ‘07 CHEVY IMPALA LS 4 door, only 45k / 5 Year 100K Factory Warranty! $11,299 01 LINCOLN TOWN CAR Executive, 74K $6,799

412 Autos for Sale

FORD `90 MUSTANG GT

Must See. Sharp! Black, new directional tires, excellent inside / outside, factory stock, very clean, must see to appreciate. $7,800 or best offer. For more information, call 570-269-0042 Leave Message

FORD ‘02 MUSTANG

GT CONVERTIBLE

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

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

FORD 08 FOCUS SE $12,880

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

FORD ‘08 MUSTANG

08 CHEVY SILVERADO 4x4, Regular Cab, 63K, Factory Warranty $13,999

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

FORD `08 FOCUS

TITLE TAGS FULL NOTARY SERVICE 6 M ONTH WARRANTY

HONDA `03

FORD `87 F150

6 CD changer. Moonroof. Heated seats. Power locks. Black with beige leather interior. 104,000 miles. $9,995 (570) 474-9563 (570) 592-4394

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

412 Autos for Sale

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

412 Autos for Sale

2000 Dodge Stratus SE

2000 GMC Jimmy 4Dr

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

4x4, Loaded!

1993 Toyota Four Runner SR5

2004 Ford Taurus Wagon

5 Speed 4x4, V6, 4DR Wagon

Air, PW, PDL

2003 Kia Spectra LS

2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

3,490* $2,990*

$

Air, 4-Cyl, Auto, 4DR

5,990

$

*

4,990*

MOTOR TWINS

CALL STEVE MORENKO 2010 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming

MARSH MOTORS

YOMING VALLEY

AUTO SALES INC. A

197 West End Road, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18706

825-7577

GAS SAVER SPECIALS! 02 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE

00 FORD RANGER

PW, PDL, Moonroof

$

4,995

05 SUZUKI VERONA

02 FORD WINDSTAR

PW, PDL, A/C, 85K Miles

PW, PDL, A/C, 47K Miles

6,550 5,495

$

ACCORD EX

Auto, A/C, AM/FM

4,595

$

$

00 FORD ESCORT SE

A/C, AM/FM, Economical!

03 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA GL

PW, PDL, A/C, Tilt

3,875 6,995

$

$

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SERVICED, INSPECTED, & WARRANTIED FINANCING AVAILABLE

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$

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4,990*

3,490

* $

$

718-4050

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

SES. 2 door hatchback. Low miles. 1 owner. $13,990

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NEW LOW PRICES!

GT convertible. 23k low miles. 1 owner. $13,500

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

MARSH MOTORS

412 Autos for Sale

FORD ‘03 MUSTANG

01 DODGE DURANGO 4x4, SLT, only 54 K. $8,299

X-Cab V6 Auto 2WD; $5,980

Moonroof. 7K miles. $19,740

412 Autos for Sale

CHRYSLER ‘95

FORD `05 RANGER

CHEVY ‘11 MALIBU LT Sedan. 4 cylinder auto. Green. 128k miles. Air, cruise, power locks, ABS. Price reduced to $3,999 or best offer. Call 570-704-8685

condition. $5,900. MUST SEE! (570) 675-2975

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VEHICLE HISTORY REPORT FULL TANK OF GAS & MUCH MORE!

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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 AUGUST 31, 2011.

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

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blue, auto V6 08 FORD FUSION SE grey, auto, V6 07 CHRYLSER SEBRING Blue, V6, auto 07 AUDI S4 QUATTRO silver, black leather, 6 speed, 4.2v8, (AWD) 06 DODGE STRATUS XXT RED. 05 VW NEW JETTA gray, auto, 4 cyl 05 CHEVY MALIBU Maxx White, grey leather, sunroof 05 JAGUAR X-TYPE 3.0, hunter green, tan leather (AWD) 04 NISSAN ALTIMA SL 3.5 white, black leather, sun roof 02 VOLVO V70 CROSS COUNTRY 7 pass station wagon, tan, tan leather, sunroof, AWD. 01 SATURN LS 300 Blue 01 VOLVO V70 STATION WAGON, blue/grey, leather, AWD 01 AUDI S8 QUATRO Burg./tan lthr., Nav., 360 HP, AWD 00 NISSAN ALTIMA GXE Blue/grey leather, auto, 4cyl. 99 SAAB 93 convertible, white, grey leather, auto 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 05 FORD F150 XLT SUPER CREW TRUCK Blue & tan, 4 dr. 4x4 05 GMC ENVOY SLT grey, black leather, 4x4 05 CHEVY EQUINOX LS Black, AWD 05 GMC 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 GMC TAHOE LT gray letaher, 3rd seat, 4x4 04 MITSUBISHI ENDEAVOR XLS red, auto, V6, 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 WINDSTAR LX green 4 door, 7 passenger mini van 03 FORD WINDSTAR Green 03 FORD XLS ESCAPE yellow, 4x4 03 CHEVY 1500, V8, X-cab, white, 4x4 7 pass. mini van 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

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HONDA `07 ACCORD

V6 EXL. 77K miles. 1 owner with maintenance records. Slate blue with leather interior. Sunroof. Asking $12,500. Call 570-239-2556

HONDA34k`07 CIVIC EX. miles.

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

HONDAS ‘10 Accord LX

Premium. Gray. 2k Miles. Alloys. Power seats. $20,895. ‘08 Accords Choose from 3. Low miles. Factory warranty. Starting at $16,495 ‘08 CRV EX Green. 25K miles. Moonroof. AWD. $19,900 ‘08 Civic EX Silver, 25K miles. Moonroof. Alloys. $16,400 ‘08 Civic LX Blue. 20 K miles. Factory warrenty. $15,800 ‘08 Civic LX Gray. 26K. 1 owner. $14,400 ‘04-’05 Civics Choose from 2. Fully Serviced. Warranty. From $8,495 MAFFEI AUTO SALES 570-288-6227

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JEEP ‘07 CHEROKEE

Only 23,000 miles! $19,750

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

JEEP ‘07 PATRIOT 4WD - Alloys $17,440

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

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

CHEVY ‘00 BLAZER

2 door, 6 cylinder, automatic, 4x4, 78K miles, $2,850

CHEVY ‘98 CAVILER

4 door, 4 cylinder, automatic, 120K miles, $1,550 .

FORD ‘96 RANGER Pickup, 4 cylinder,

automatic, $1,450 Current Inspection On All Vehicles DEALER 570-825-8253

LEXUS `05 GX 470

Gray with gray leather interior. Like new condition. Garage kept. 60K miles. Navigation, premium audio, DVD & 3rd row seat. $26,950 (570) 417-1212

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

LEXUS `98 LS 400

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

LINCOLN 06

Town Car Limited

Fully loaded. 50,000 miles, Triple coated Pearlized White. Showroom condition. $16,900. (570) 814-4926 (570) 654-2596

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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

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

MINIGARAGED COOPER S `06

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

NISSAN ‘01 QUEST

94K original miles, quad seating, very clean, sharp. $4,995

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NISSAN ‘10 FRONTIER SE

6K miles! Automatic. $19,950

MX-5 CONVERTIBLE

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

MAZDA `99 MIATA MX-5 129,000 miles,

4 cylinder, 6-speed, cd, sunroof, 1 owner. Sharp Sharp Car! $4,995 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

MAZDA 2 `11

PONTIAC ‘69 FIREBIRD 400 CONVERTIBLE

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

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 `00 OUTBACK

AWD. Heated bucket seats. AM/FM/CD /Cassette. Cruise. A/C. New alternator, exhaust & inspection. $4,950. Call 570-696-2928

SUBARU `05 LEGACY SPORT AWD

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

SUBARU `98

OUTBACK WAGON 155,000 miles.

Inspection good till 7/12. New Tires. $5,000. (570) 899-8725

SUBARU ‘10 WRX Hard to find! $25,500

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

TOYOTA `01 CAMRY

LE. Silver. 119,500 miles. Excellent condition. 4 cyl auto. FWD. A/C. Power seats, windows, locks & mirrors. Cruise. CD. $5,500. Call 570-574-6803

TOYOTA `03 SOLARA

Coupe. Auto. Silver. Power windows & locks. A/C. Satellite radio, CD. 91,000 miles. $4,600. 570-991-5558

TOYOTA `05 COROLLA S

Automatic, power windows, locks, mirrors, air, cruise. 68,700 miles. Asking $10,495. 570-388-2829 or 570-905-4352

TOYOTA `10 Camry SE. 56,000 miles. Red, alloy wheels, black cloth interior. Will consider trade. $14,200 (570) 793-9157

TOYOTA ‘07 CAMRY LE 4 cylinder sedan, automatic $14,740

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

Blue/white top & white interior. Recent documented frame-off restoration. Over $31,000 invested. will sell $19,900. 570-335-3127

SATURN `96 SL 122,000 miles.

Black. Runs good. $1,500 or best offer Call 570-417-5596 or 570-819-3185 leave a message.

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CHEVROLET `76 PICKUP Very Good

MERCEDES-BENZ `73 450SL with Convertible

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

CHEVY`75 CAMARO 350 V8. Original

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

Chrysler ‘68 New Yorker

Sedan. 440 Engine. Power Steering & brakes. 34,500 original miles. Always garaged. $6,800 (570) 883-4443

DESOTO CUSTOM ‘49 4 DOOR SEDAN

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 `30 MODEL A

5 window coupe with rumble seat. Street rod. Steel body. 350 cubic inch. 400 turbo transmission with 9” Ford Rear. Trophy winner! Asking $28,000 or best offer. 570-885-1119

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FORD SALEEN ‘04 281 SC Coupe

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

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

5 speed, 2 door, air conditioning, convertible, new tires, runs excellent, needs nothing, $4,850 (570) 592-3266

Low mileage, 197 miles. Selling due to death in family. Lime green. Loaded. $15,500. Call 570-788-4354

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

VOLKSWAGEN `01 GTI

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

MAZDA `08 MIATA

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MERCEDES `92 500 SEL PORSCHE `02 BOXSTER S Great convertible,

White with gray leather interior, 17” custom chrome wheels, 4 new tires, new breaks front & rear. Full tune-up, oil change & filters done. Body and interior are perfect. Car has all the options. 133,850 miles. Original price: $140,000 new. This is the diplomat version. No rust or dings on this car Garage kept. Sell for $9,500. Call: 570-876-1355 or 570-504-8540 Evenings

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

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 $9,450

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

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

PONTIAC `68 CATALINA 400 engine. 2

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

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

OLDSMOBILE `68 DELMONT

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Motorcycles

• All original

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

PONTIAC 1937

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

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

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

STUDEBAKER ‘31 Rumble seat, Coupe Good condition. Call for details (570) 881-7545

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

CREST III ‘96 25FT PONTOON BOAT with 2007 Hoosier

trailer. 1996 Mercury 90hp motor/ less than 100 hours. $12,500. Call 570-215-0123

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

427

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

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

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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

Motorcycles

BMW ‘07 K1200 GT

DAELIM 20064,700 150 CCs.

miles. 70 MPG. New battery & tires. $1,500; negotiable. Call 570-288-1246 or 570-328-6897

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

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

HARLEY DAVIDSON `03 NIGHTTRAIN New rear tire. Very good condition. 23K miles. $8,500. Call 570-510-1429

HARLEY DAVIDSON `07 NIGHTSTER

HARLEY DAVIDSON` 95 HERITAGE SOFTAIL NOSTALGIA Garage Kept, Vance and Hines Pipes, New Battery, Extra Seat, Very Clean Bike $8,000 570-592-4021

HONDA `03 REBEL

250. Black with red rebel decal. 65MPG. Excellent condition. 1,800 miles. $1,800. OBO Call 570-262-6605

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

KAWASAKI ‘05

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

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HARLEY DAVIDSON `07

Road King Classic FLHRC. Burgundy / Cream. Driver & Passenger back rest, grips, battery tender, cover. Willie G accessories. 19k miles. $14,400 or best offer. Call 262-993-4228

HARLEY DAVIDSON 01’ SPORTSTER

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. $7,500 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. $7,995 570-905-9348

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

HYOSUNG `04 COMET

250. 157 Miles. Excellent Condition. $1,200. Call 570-256-7760

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

Orange / Black, low miles $7,700

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

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EQUIPMENT/BOBCAT TRAILER

Low mileage. Many extras. Clean. $9,500 (570) 646-2645

HARLEY DAVIDSON `03

Must Sell! Appraised for $9,200

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Kawasaki` 93 ZX11D NINJA LIKE NEW 8900 Original

miles. Original owner. V@H Exhaust and Computer. New tires. $3,800. 570-574-3584

MOTO GUZZI `03

1,100 cc. 1,900 miles. Full dress. Shaft driven. Garage kept. Excellent condition. $6000. Health Problems. Call 570-654-7863

POLARIS ‘00 VICTORY CRUISER 14,000 miles,

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

Q-LINK LEGACY `09

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

SUZUKI `07 C50T CRUISER EXCELLENT CONDITION Windshield, Bags,

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

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

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Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

CHEVY ‘03 TRAILBLAZER LTZ

4WD, V6, leather, auto, moonroof $11,240

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

CHEVY 05 UPLANDER LS

Extended - DVD $11,950

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

CHEVY ‘95 BLAZER 4 door. Teal. 92K miles. New inspection. $3,895

SUNLINE `06 SOLARIS

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

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

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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Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

BUICK `05 RENDEZVOUS CXL BARGAIN!!

AWD, Fully loaded, 1 owner, 22,000 miles. Small 6 cylinder. New tires. Like new, inside & out. $14,900. Call (570) 540-0975

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.

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

CHRYSLER 05 TOWN & COUNTRY V6. Local new

car trade! $5,995. Call For Details! 570-696-4377

DODGE `05 DAKOTA

SLT Club Cab. 4 wheel drive. V8 auto. Blue. 49k miles. Many extras. Garage kept. Excellent condition. $13,000 negotiable 570-430-1396

DODGE `94 CARAVAN 6 cylinder, auto,

front wheel drive, excellent condition. Asking $2,500 or best offer (570) 655-2664

DODGE `99 DURANGO SLT 5.9 V8, Kodiak

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

4WD, Automatic. Loaded with options. Bedliner. 55,000 miles. $9,200. Call (570) 868-6503

YAMAHA `04 V-STAR

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

YAMAHA ‘11 YZ 450 Brand New! $6,900 (570) 388-2947

YAMAHA ‘1975 80 Antique. Very good

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

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

CHEVY ‘00 ASTRO CARGO VAN Automatic, V6

1 owner Clean Work Van! $3,495 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

CHEVY `00 SILVERADO

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. $5,800 negotiable. 570-453-3358

LAYTON ‘02 TRAVEL TRAILER

30 ft. Sleeps 9 - 3 bunk beds & 1 queen. Full kitchen. Air conditioning/ heat. Tub/shower. $6,900 (570) 696-1969

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

CHEVY ‘00 S10 ZR2 46K miles on engine. 4x4. $4,700 (570) 760-4856

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

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

DODGE ‘02 CARAVAN

Silver Ice Cold Air $4,295

DODGE 05 MAGNUM Clean Car. Local Trade-in. $11,720

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

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

FORD ‘97 F-150 4X4

Automatic, 4.2L V6, AC Economical Work Truck! $4,495 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

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


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GMC `04 4500 FORD `06 RANGER

2WD, regular cab, 4 Cylinder, 5 speed, CD/radio & cruise control. 64K miles. All maintenance records available. Truck is very clean! $7,700 (570) 401-0684

FORD `90 TRUCK

17’ box. Excellent running condition. Very Clean. $4,300. Call 570-287-1246

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

GMC `93 PICKUP

SLE Package. 2WD. Very Clean. 105,000 miles. $3,500. (570) 283-3184 (570) 696-4358

TOYOTA ‘98 RAV4 L

4x4, automatic, low mileage. Excellent condition - garage kept. $7,500 (570) 237-2412

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HONDA `10 ODYSSEY

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

FORD ‘99 F150

4x4. Short box. Auto. 4.6L. V8. 1 Owner!! $4,495. Call For Details! 570-696-4377

FORD ‘03 TARUS SES Moonroof. Air

GMC `99 TRUCK SLE PACKAGE

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

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

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

FORD 05 ESCAPE XLT Sunroof, leather,

Local New SUV Trade! $6,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

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

NISSAN `03 XTERRA

JEEP ‘99 GRAND CHEROKEE 6 cylinder,

Black with grey interior. 196k highway miles. 4x4. Power windows & locks. New tires, brakes, rotors. Great condition. $4,350. Call 570-574-7140

automatic, CD Excellent runner! $3,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

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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

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

MERCEDES-BENZ `99 ML 320 AWD. 6 cylinder.

Leather. Sunroof. Fully equipped. 136K. Good condition. $4,650. Call 570-825-8253 or 570-466-6368

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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

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JEEP `02 GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO

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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Dedicated Account Drivers

$62K Annually, $2K Sign-On Bonus Affordable Medical Plan options with Eligibility First Day of Employment. Co-Driver Positions - Home Weekly and Every Weekend. Part Time and Casual Positions also available. Automotive Industry Gouldsboro PA (Scranton Metro) TeamOne a National Logistics Organization is currently recruiting for dedicated account Team Drivers for their new facility that will begin operation in mid June 2011. These fully benefited positions are well compensated. The route drivers will be delivering auto parts to dealerships throughout the Eastern portion of the US. Qualified candidates should be 23 years of age & possess a valid CDL A drivers licenses with a minimum of two years OTR verifiable experience. Candidates must possess an acceptable BI and MVR. Drivers must possess doubles and Haz Mat endorsements. TeamOne offer a competitive salary and affordable benefits inclosing choice of medical plans, dental, vision, 401K, etc. Interested candidates can call 866-851-9902 to set up an interview. TeamOne is an equal opportunity Employer M/F/H/V

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JEEP `03 LIBERTY

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

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

JEEP 04 LIBERTY Auto, V6, Local

New SUV Trade! $5,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

JEEP 09 COMMANDER $19,880

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

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.

$27,950

(570) 237-1082

MAZDA ‘04 TRIBUTE LX Automatic, V6

Sunroof, CD 1 owner Extra Clean! $4,995 Call For Details! 570-696-4377

MAZDA 03 MPV VAN

LOADED WITH LOCAL TRADES 2011 DODGE DAKOTA X CAB

2010 NISSAN PATHFINDER

2004 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER EXT

V6. CD Player. 1 owner vehicle!! $3,495 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 Matching Cap, 4x4, 3000 Miles, Must See This One!

23,995

$

Just Traded, 13K Miles, 4x4, Stunning

$

2007 GMC YUKON DENALI

28,995

Low Miles, Local Trade, Automatic, Only...

$

2009 CHEVY COBALT

Local Low Mileage, New Buick Trade, Priced To Go...

10,995

$

2009 FORD F-150 REGULAR CAB

FX4 Pkg, New GMC Trade, 4x4, 20K Miles, Only...

22,995

$

$

2004 JEEP WRANGLER

Must See New Denali Trade, AWD, Hurry On This One!

$

23,995

Just Traded, Local Car, 4x4, Hard To Find

13,995 2009 MERCURY MARINER

Local New GMC, Trade, Moonroof, Leather, Low Miles

$

20,995

Local One Owner Trade, Nice Miles!

$

New Buick Trade, Low Miles, 1 Owner, This is a Must See

$

20,995 2009 CHEVY EQUINOX AWD

Local Trade, 4x4, 1 Owner, Ready To Go At...

17,995

4,995

Local One Owner, Perfectly Maintained!

$

18,995

*Tax and Tags Extra.

HOURS:

A Benson Family Dealership

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

MINI ‘08 COOPER

2 door, automatic, leather, sky roof, boost cd, fogs $18,880

2009 BUICK LUCERNE CXL

2006 FORD F-150 CREW CAB

$

4 cylinder, automatic, Only 9,800 miles $15,990

10,995 2003 DODGE STRATUS SXT

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

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.

NISSAN ‘06 ALTIMA S Automatic, CD, Local Trade $11,880

NISSAN 08 ALTIMA SE Sporty 2 Door $19,790

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

PONTIAC ‘02 MONTANA MINIVAN

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

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

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

SATURN ‘09 VUE XE 4WD, automatic Moon Roof $16,320

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.

VOLVO `08 XC90

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

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

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

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

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BOOKKEEPER/ ACCOUNTANT

Pumpman/Relief Operator reports to Production Supervisor. Drinking water operator experience & operator’s license preferred and may be required of applicant in the future. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, daily circuit-rider visits to HCA facilities, maintaining pumping and chemical treatment facilities, delivering chemicals, recording and reporting data, grounds keeping, and performing water treatment testing. Also, duties include replacing the water treatment plant operator when required on any of three time shifts and performing all the duties of water plant operator for a 10 MGD conventional water treatment plant. Minimum of high school education or equivalent is required, additional training and higher education helpful. Please send resume with experience and credentials to Hazleton City Authority – Water Department, 400 East Arthur Gardner Parkway, Hazleton PA 18201 or email to randyc@hcawater.org.

(Large Construction Firm) Must be experienced in bank reconciliation, billing, payroll & sales tax. Quickbooks, collections, certified payroll a must. Salary commences on experience. Please send resume to: c/o Times Leader Box 2685 15 N. Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250

FULL TIME CPA

Wanted. To generate in house financial statements and job cost tracking for state and federal projects. Health insurance, 401k benefits. Send resume to: jamestohara@ aol.com or fax to 570-842-8205.

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MEDICAL OFFICE Receptionist/

RN

Assistant needed for medical practice. Part time evenings. Computer skills necessary. Good phone skills. Send resume to Human Resources 420 Main Street Edwardsville, 18704

Assistant Director of Nursing

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OFFICE PERSONNEL

PART TIME Needed For Commercial Flooring Requirement, must have experience with the following, Certified Payroll, AIA Billing, Insurance Forms, Ordering Material, Answering Phones, and other related task dealing with commercial flooring. Some training will be provided on job site. Resume & References Needed. Contact: Hussein or Christine 570-823-1862

OFFICE/CLERICAL POSITION

Answering phones, filing, daily bank deposits, correspondence, daily billing. Management of microsoft outlook. Proficiency in microsoft office applications including Excel and Word is required. Salary & benefits, MondayFriday, 9am – 5pm. Send resume to: P.O. Box 478 Wilkes-Barre, PA 18703

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STYLIST & NAIL TECHNICIAN

The Jewish Home, a high quality 173 bed skilled long term care facility, conveniently located near downtown Scranton, is seeking an RN to join our management team as Assistant Director of Nursing. The Assistant Director of Nursing will assist the Director of Nursing in all phases of management in the Nursing department. The qualified applicant must possess a valid PA license. Must be self-motivated, possess the ability to demonstrate effective leadership skills, along with a thorough understanding of the regulatory process. BSN and long term care experience required. MSN preferred. Please apply in person or

send your resume with salary requirements to: sstrunk@frontier.com.

The Jewish Home 1101 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18510 EOE

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Education/ Training

We are looking for a qualified, dedicated EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIALIST to join our Head Start Team. This person is responsible for oversight of our Child Care Partnership program and monitoring Head Start Standards to maintain the highest level of quality in the preschool setting. Visit our website at www.lchs.hsweb.org for details. Full Time benefits include health insurance, paid holidays/sick time, paid training. Submit/Fax resume/cover letter and 3 Written Letters of Reference to LCHS, ATTN: Human Resources, PO Box 540, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18703-0540. Fax #570-829-6580. Applicants must possess current ACT 34 and ACT 151 Clearances/FBI Fingerprints as conditions of employment. Due to the volume of responses anticipated, only qualified candidates will be contacted. E.O.E. M/F/V/H. NO PHONE CALLS.

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Salon looking for Stylist & Nail technician, with clientele. Call Tammy for an appointment. 570-287-1800

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EXPERIENCED CAREGIVERS NEEDED

Visiting Angels is looking for experienced, compassionate and reliable caregivers to work in the homes of the elderly. We offer: Competitive Wages, Training, Friendly And Supportive Staff. Come Join Our Growing Team! Must have a minimum of 2 years experience. Certification a plus! First and Second Shifts available. Why a career with Visiting Angels? Because we care about our caregivers!

Call 570-270-6700 today! E.O.E.

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JOIN A WINNING TEAM Vector Security, Inc this region’s most respected name in the security alarm industry is looking to expand its Customer Care Center. If you thrive on helping people and if you want to make a difference at work, then we are the work place that you are looking for! We offer full time positions with an exceptional benefit package: • Competitive Wages • Medical and Dental • Prescription Plan • 401K with Company Matching • Paid Training • Disability • Tuition Reimbursement Our Customer Care Center is currently recruiting Customer Service Representatives for both part time and full time positions. Our qualifications for joining this winning team include good oral and written communication skills, and above average computer skills. Experience in a call center setting is desired, along with the ability to comprehend user manuals. A complete background check and drug screen is required. Submit resume to:

District HR Manager Vector Security 23 Casey Avenue Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 Fax: 570-970-6232 Email: wbjobs@vectorsecurity.com

601 Kidder Street, Wilkes-Barre

Production/ Operations

Pumpman/Relief Operator Competitive Salary & Benefits

Accounting/ Finance

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AUTOMOTIVE SALES CONSULTANTS

Production/ Operations

HAZLETON CITY AUTHORITY

MITSUBISHI `08 RAIDER V

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

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

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STREET DEPARTMENT

IF YOU ARE FROM Hanover Green South Wilkes-Barre Buttonwood Korn Krest Nanticoke

$ Are at least 14 years old $ Are dependable $ Have a great personality $ Can work evenings & Saturdays $ Would like to have fun while working with other teenagers

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Swoyersville Borough Council is now accepting applications for 1 (one) full time street department worker. The work week is 40 hours, 5 days a week. Starting salary is $9 to $9.50 per hour depending on qualifications. Benefits include health insurance for employee only after 90 days, sick time, paid holidays and personal days after 90 days, optional pension plan participation after 6 months, vacation period and clothing allowance after 1 year. Successful passing of drug and alcohol testing required upon hiring. Applications can be picked up at the Swoyersville Borough Building, 675 Main St., Swoyersville, PA, Monday-Friday 9AM4PM. Deadline for application is 2PM, August 19. EOE.

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BABYSITTER

Mature person needed for after school. Some nights & weekends. School age child. References and criminal background check. Call 570-357-0712.

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Fee Basis ED/MOD The VA Medical Center Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is currently accepting applications for Fee Basis Emergency Department (ED)/MODs. BC/BE in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine or Family Practice. ACLS/BCLS Certification documentation required upon joining the VA Medical Center. Responsible for providing medical examinations, establishing a plan of care and appropriate disposition of patients presenting to the 6 bed Emergency Department with Medical, Surgical, and Behavioral medicine diagnoses. The ED workload averages 900 visits per month. The department census includes emergent, urgent, non-urgent acuity levels and employee health visits. The MOD in addition to directing the care of all patients presenting to the ED will provide supervision of residents and mid level practitioners. This position requires the provider to work 12 and/or 24 hour shifts paid per shift hour. No benefits offered. Interested applicants must submit the following: Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, VA Form 10-2850; Declaration for Federal Employment, OF-306; Curriculum Vitae, License Verification, ACLS/BCLS Certification. For additional information please call (570) 824-3521, X 7209. Please mail your complete application package to:

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CIVIL ENGINEER Wanted. To perform contract management for state and federal projects. Health insurance, 401k benefits. Send resume to: jamestohara@ aol.com or fax to 570-842-8205.

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Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (05) 1111 East End Boulevard Wilkes-Barre, PA www.wilkes-barre.va.gov EEO

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Fee Basis Hospitalist

The VA Medical Center Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is currently accepting applications for Fee Basis Hospitalists. BC/BE in Internal Medicine or Family Practice. ACLS/BCLS Certification documentation required upon joining the VA Medical Center. This position requires the provider to work 12 hour shifts, from 8am to 8pm or night shifts from 8pm to 8am. Potential exists for 7 consecutive day tour of duty. Will be responsible for Admission of patients to inpatient status: Admission Assessment; History and Physical; Admission Orders; Discharge Plan; Participation in Inter-disciplinary Meetings and completion of Discharge Summaries; teaching medical residents and students in the inpatient setting. Provider is responsible for physician extenders as assigned to the Hospitalist Team. Patient census ranges from 9-16 daily with possible support by physician extenders as a Hospitalist Team. This position requires the provider to work 12 hour shifts to be paid per shift hour. No benefits offered. Interested applicants must submit the following information: Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, VA Form 10-2850; and Declaration for Federal Employment, OF-306; Curriculum Vitae, License Verification, ACLS/BCLS certification. For additional information please call (570) 8243521, X 7209. Please mail your complete application package to:

Department of Veterans Affairs

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Full time position for cafe’ in Berwick. 2 year degree or 3 years experience. Send resume to c/o Times Leader Box 2680 15 N. Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250

Hampton Inn & Suites Wilkes-Barre

FRONT DESK & NIGHT AUDIT POSITIONS Responsibilities

include: • Creating computer based reservations & guest check-ins. • Answering phones in a professional manner. • Running reports •Providing top quality customer service. If you are a motivated, dependable, team player, please apply in person.

876 Schechter Dr. Wilkes-Barre

Medical Center (05) 1111 East End Boulevard Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 www.wilkes-barre.va.gov EEO

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Earn Extra Cash For Just A Few Hours A Day. Deliver

Red Rooster Restaurant Rte. 118 & 29 Sweet Valley

Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair

AUTO MECHANIC No weekends.

Excellent wages. Must have own tools & PA Inspection & Emissions license. Call Jerry 570-388-2570 Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

AUTOMOTIVE MANAGERS

Available routes:

Wyoming/Exeter - MOTOR ROUTE $940 Monthly Profit + Tips

190 daily papers / 217 Sunday papers

Route 92, Campground Road, Mt. Zion Road, Roselle Road, Alfred Road, Atherholt Road, Bunker Hill Road

Pittston

$700 Monthly Profit + Tips

167 daily / 160 Sunday / 124 Sunday Dispatch La Grange St., Nafus St., Swallow St., Pine St., Market St.

Mavis Discount Tire/ Cole Muffler is currently in search of high quality, experienced Tire Store Managers. Qualified applicants should be proficient in tire sales, undercar repairs and exhaust. PA emissions license a plus. Experienced candidates please call 914-804-4444 or e-mail resume to cdillon@ mavistire.com

HANDYPERSON 12-20 hours per

week. Knowledge of simple plumbing, carpentry & electric is preferred. Call 570-825-3055 702126

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

570-829-7107

AM Shift, Full Time. Weekends required. Great earning potential.

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MAINTENANCE MECHANIC

•Perform equipment repairs/make replacements accurately, completely & in a timely manner. •Handle preventative maintenance & general troubleshooting on various mechanical and electrical equipment, production tasks including changeovers and inspections. •Follow all current GMP’s •Effectively work with supervisors, operators, and other mechanics to ensure timely and accurate work. •Electrical skills including wiring motors and controls, PLC troubleshooting and electrical equipment repair. •Knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic equipment systems. •Ability to work in a manufacturing environment and able to lift 50+lbs. •Critical Thinking & Problem Solving skills. High School Diploma/GED Required. E-Mail resume and cover letter to info@ LionBrewery.com

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CLASS A CDL OTR DRIVER Flatbed. 2 Years

Experience A Must. Excellent pay up to $0.50 per mile with benefits. Home Weekends. 877-295-0849

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

DRIVER

You will operate multi-dimensional construction equipment, delivery trucks, including tractor trailer combinations to pick up and deliver equipment to and from customer work sites, and is able to train in safe usage of the equipment. H.S. diploma (or equivalent), the ability to lift 70 lbs., have a valid CDL license, satisfactory driving record, and knowledge of federal motor carrier regulations is required. Two years of commercial driving experience involving the movement of trucks and construction equipment including oversized loads required. Knowledge of safety procedures for securing and transporting cargo is also essential. NES RENTALS offers competitive wages, medical/ dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, and 401(k).

For consideration, apply online at our Careers center at www. nesrentals. com/careers.

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

SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS West Side, semi re-

tired & home makers welcome, will train. 570-288-8035

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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. If you are an owner operator, CDS offers you a partnership with weekly settlements to protect your cash flow. Requirements include a minimum 23 years of age, two years T/T experience, and a good driving record. To Apply:

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

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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CAREGIVER Young Senior

with MS in electric wheelchair. Live-in preferred. Having outside job, okay. Free room & board, plus. Call 829-1810

DENTAL RECEPTIONIST Position available to

qualified applicant. Part time hours 1pm-5:30pm, 4 days per week in modern office with pleasant surroundings. Knowledge of dental insurance and scheduling a plus. E-mail resume to: Dangelo@ptd.net

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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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DIETARY AIDES

Part-Time Flexible Hours Apply in person Kingston Commons 615 Wyoming Ave Kingston, PA 18704 570-288-5496 E.O.E. Drug Free Workplace

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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Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICIAN I MAINTENANCE MECHANIC II Fabri-Kal Corporation, a major thermoforming plastics company has full time benefitted positions for: Industrial Electrician I and Maintenance Mechanic II. HS/GED required. 3 years experience required. Electrician: Conduit, emt and ridged pipe; Equipment testing; AC/DC motors and drives; PLC systems. Mechanic: Troubleshooting, hydraulic/ pneumatic, machine shop, plumbing, welding, rebuild mechanic devices, schematics, test equipment, basic electrical systems. Availability for all shifts and overtime required. Drug & Alcohol screening and background checks are conditions of employment. Competitive wage and benefits package: Health Insurance, Prescription, Dental & Vision, Disability, 401K, Education, Paid Leave. Apply on site: Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM; or forward resume to:

Fabri-Kal Corporation ATTN: Human Resources Valmont Industrial Park 150 Lions Drive Hazle Township, PA 18202 FAX: (570) 501-0817 EMAIL: hrmail@hazleton.f-k.com www.f-k.com EOE

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Human Resources

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FULL-TIME EMT’S, PARAMEDICS, VAN DRIVERS

Needed for a rapidly growing ambulance/ transport company. Must have valid driver’s license, current certifications. Competitive salary and benefits. Apply in person or online, no phone calls. TransMed Ambulance 100 Dilley St., Forty Fort, PA transmednepa.com

LPN’S/ RESIDENT CARE AIDES Looking for caring,

and compassionate people for Alzheimer’s assisted living facility. We are currently hiring (2) Part-time LPN’s and Resident Care Aides part time from 11pm-7:30am. Must be a high school graduate, experience preferred. Also looking for (2) part time adult day care aides NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Apply within.

Keystone Garden Estates

100 Narrows Rd Route 11 Larksville, PA 18651

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Other

EXPRESS EMPLOYMENT PROFESSIONALS

Now accepting applications for: -Machine Operators (Rotating Shifts) -Customer Service Representatives -Part Time Assistant Sales Coordinator -CNC Machine Operators -Front Office Medical Clerk -Material Resource Manager -Mig/Tig Welders -Stock Clerks -General Labor -Receptionist -Legal Secretary -Paralegal 570.208.7000 www. expresspros.com

ORGANIST

For Protestant church in Kingston, PA, to play Aeolian Skinner 3 Manual pipe organ. Job description online at www.cocu4u.org or call 570-899-1828. Mail resume to Search Committee, 190 S. Sprague Ave., Kingston, PA 18704, or email to personnel@cocu4u. org. Deadline: August 31, 2011

HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR The successful candidate must be able to plan, organize and direct HR functions of recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, labor relations, records management, safety & claims administration as well as a management team member participating in LCTA’s policy development. Also will serve as the Authority’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer. Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, General Business Administration, or related field and five years of progressively responsible managing level human resources experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. The LCTA adheres to a strict drug and alcohol policy regulated by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The successful candidate must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. The LCTA is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and superior benefits. Application Deadline: 08-15-2011. You must apply (9:00AM-4:00PM) at:

Luzerne County Transportation Authority 315 Northampton St. Kingston, PA 18704-5423

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Sales/Retail/ Business Development

CASHIER

Full Time, benefits available, duties include cash register operations, stocking shelves and storing orders. Touchscreen cash register experience helpful. Enthusiastic team player with excellent customer service skills. Competitive starting rate. Call 820-1230 for appointment. EOE-M/F/D/V Sales WE’RE UPSIZING NOW HIRING!!! 3 outside sales positions available. Proven selling system and leads provided. •Minimum guaranteed income for up to 13 weeks, dependent on meeting specific production requirements •Comprehensive benefits package •Unlimited income potential •Management careers available For an interview call Rich Davis at (717) 433-0219

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

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Production/

Operations LINEUP 600 MANUFACTURING FINANCIAL ASUCCESSFULSALE MACHINE OPERATORS / INCLASSIFIED! 610 Business

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

SOCIAL WORKER

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field, experience working with elderly population preferred. Send resume with salary requirements to:

Box 2690 c/o Times Leader 15 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

The Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center **********************

PRODUCTION

$9.00/hr. to start 60-90 day evaluation with $increase$ based on YOUR performance, attendance etc. Benefit Package includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Vacation, Holiday pay PLUS Full-time 12 hour shifts on alternating 3 & 4 day work weeks. Every other weekend a must. Previous mfg. experience preferred. Some heavy lifting. Accepting applications at AEP INDUSTRIES, INC. 20 Elmwood Ave Crestwood Industrial Park Mountaintop, PA 18707 EOE We are a drug free workplace.

548 Medical/Health

7-3 & 3-11 Shift Part Time (5-9 days bi-weekly) With benefits

HOUSEKEEPER

Part Time with possibility of Full Time, (5-9 days bi-weekly) with benefits Housekeeping applicants can apply online at: https://home.eease. com/recruit/?id= 549522 • Individualized orientation program • Competitive starting rates • Vacation, Holiday and Personal Days • Tuition Reimbursement • Health insurance and Pension Plan • Child Day Care on premises Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center 55 West Center Hill Road Dallas PA 18612 Email – Meadowshr@hotmail.com e.o.e.

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Other

FLAGGERS WANTED

Hiring 50. Vehicle required, $10-$30 per hour. Will train. 570-714-FLAG.

BEER DISTRIBUTOR

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

IceBusy CreamWest Parlor/Deli Side

Shopping Center. Soft & Hard Ice Cream, soups, sandwiches, hotdogs. Interior & exterior furniture included. All equipment, inventory & supplies & LLC included. $54,000 No Real Estate 570-287-2552

PA LIQUOR LICENSE

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

548 Medical/Health

The Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center 11-7 Shift Full Time Part Time with benefits

CNA’s

CNA’s can apply online at: https://home.eease. com/recruit/?id= 296360

Opportunities

RN SUPERVISOR

RNs can apply on line @ https://home.eease.com/recruit/?id=487180 • • • • • •

Individualized orientation program Competitive starting rates Vacation, Holiday and Personal Days Tuition Reimbursement Health insurance and Pension Plan Child Day Care on premises

Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center 55 West Center Hill Road Dallas PA 18612 Email – Meadowshr@hotmail.com e.o.e.

Looking for a Change? -Look No FurtherFurtherDon’t wait - Apply to be a part of Guardian’s “KEEPER” Team! SIGN ON BONUSES OFFERED $1000.00 - Full Time Employee $500.00 - Part Time Employee

Part Time RN’s - All Shifts 7-3 - Every Other Weekend 3-11 - Every Other Weekend 11-7 - Every Other Weekend

LPN’s Part-Time All Shifts/Every Other Weekend Per Diem - All Shifts

Nurse Aides Full-Time 3-11 shift/Every Other Weekend Part-Time/ Every Other Weekend Per Diem - All Shifts

Part-Time Administrative Assistant Apply in Person at

EOE

548 Medical/Health

147 Old Newport St., Nanticoke, 18634

Human Resources

The Luzerne County Transportation Authority (LCTA) seeks a dedicated and results oriented individual to join our team as a Human Resources Director.

PHONE CALLS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

548 Medical/Health

Immediate Openings Residential Program Worker- Full time & Part time positions available working 2nd and 3rd shift with individuals with developmentally disabilities in a community setting in Lackawanna/Luzerne area. Requires a high school diploma. No experience necessary. Specialized Support Staff- Full time 2nd shift position and a part time varied shift in a specialized residential program supporting adults with Autism in Tunkhannock. Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities/autism required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Support Specialist- Full time position available supporting individuals with developmental disabilities living with families within the community. The successful candidate should be able to work a flexible schedule and have the ability to travel within the Wyoming, Lackawanna and Susquehanna area. Step by Step offers a very generous benefit package for full time employees including eleven paid holidays, sick & annual time, & health insurance. Clean driving record and a valid Driver’s License required for all positions

BE SOMEONE’S HERO!! WORK FROM HOME!!!!! Full or Part Time! Step By Step invites you to consider a new relationship in your life. We are seeking a caring, compassionate individual/ family that is willing to share their home in the Scranton/ Pittston area with an individual who is intellectually delayed. We offer initial and on-going training, 24 hour support and generous financial reimbursement.

Step By Step Inc.

Cross Valley Commons; 744 Kidder Street; Wilkes-Bare, PA 18702 Phone (570) 829-3477 Ext. 605 skauffman@stepbystepusa.com EOE


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Business Opportunities

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.

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Antiques & Collectibles

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 RADIO: Trans oceonic radio $75. Xavier Roberts original Cabbage Patch dolls $40. Robert Railkes wooden bears, autographed $40. 570-288-4451 TYCO diesel engine, golden eagle, in box $20. 570-735-1589

700 MERCHANDISE

YEARBOOKS: Coughlin H.S. 26, 28, 32, 34, 43-44, 46, 49, 51-55, 61, 63, 85-88, 94; GAR H.S. 34-37, 42-47, 55-56, 61, 72-73, 75, 80, 84, 05, 06, Meyers H.S.: 35, 36-38, 42-46, 50, 57, 60, 67, 74-77, Wyoming Valley West H.S. 68-69, 71, 73, 78, 84-85, 87, 88, 90, 93; Old Forge H.S. 66, 72, 74; Kingston H.S. 38-45, 48-49, 62, 64; Plymouth H.S. 29-33, 35, 37, 3839, 46-48, 53-55, Hanover H.S. 5152, 54; Berwick H.S. 52-53, 56-58, 60, 67, 68-69; Lehman H.S. 73-76, 78, 80; Westmoreland H.S. 52-54; Nanticoke Area H.S. 76, 08; Luzerne H.S. 51-52, 56-57; West Pittston H.S. Annual 25-28, 31-32, 54, 59-60, 66; Bishop Hoban H.S. 72-75; West Side Central Catholic H.S. 65, 75, 80-81, 84; Pittston H.S. 63; Swoyersville H.S. 60-62, 36. 570-825-4721

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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.

Air Conditioners

AIR CONDITIONER 10,000 BTU. Works fine. $100. 570-817-1605 AIR CONDITIONER Maytag portable 8,000 BTU, excellent condition. $250. 570-313-5011 AIR CONDITIONERS, 10,000 BTU - $100. 8,000 BTU - $75. 6,500 BTU - $60. 570-823-8442

TRUCK COVER: Roll-N-Loc Good condition. Was on 2007 Colorado. Mount clamps included. $175. 570-693-4848

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Antiques & Collectibles

ANTIQUE DOORS 4 possible mahogany with original hinges. 18”x80” with 10 panes of beveled glass. Asking $200 each or $600 for all. 570-477-0899 ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES “antiques The Magazine” 300+ issues 1950’s2003 $200 for all. Cast iron pot $15. Serving tray “Wendys” Where’s the Beef $20. Hand meat grinders small $10, large $15. 5’ porch bench $35. Rock maple kitchen set, extensions, 4 matching chairs $60. Very old beer tap bung type $50. Solid brass pump sprayer $40. Large yoke bench vise $25. Antique paper cutter $20. Solid copper porch planter $20. Cast iron wall mailbox, locking door $20. 570-779-4228

Appliances

APPLIANCE PA RT S E T C .

Used appliances. Parts for all brands. 223 George Ave. Wilkes-Barre 570-820-8162 DRYER, GAS. Kenmore large capacity. Heavy duty. $75 or best offer. Good condition. 822-1094

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 MICRO-WAVE Amana, $30. 570-824-7807 REFRIGERATOR under counter Sanyo adjustable shelves, ex $30. E Wave wine refrigerator. holds 14 bottles, excellent condition. $25. 570-696-1703 REFRIGERATOR. Hot Point. 18 cu.ft. White, great condition. $75. 570-2622845/239-6969

Retired Repairman top loading

Whirlpool & Kenmore Washers, Gas & Electric Dryers Repairman. 570-833-2965 570-460-0658 STOVE/OVEN - electric, GE, white, only used 11 mos. $200 negotiable. Willing to deliver. Call Rich at 570-954-7054

$ ANTIQUES BUYING $

Old Toys, model kits, Bikes, dolls, old gun Mining Items, trains & Musical Instruments, Hess. 474-9544 BLOW TORCH Vintage Brass Craftsman Torch. $1000. 570-735-6638 COAT RACK: Circa 1950’s or earlier. Sturdy, heavy gauge. Office style. Low gloss ivory. 4’ boot rack base. 5’8” tall. 2 upper shelves. $225. 477-0899

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

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Baby Items

Collectors items: “U.S, Army Survival Manual.” “At War at Sea” published 2001. “Battles of Hitler’s Wars: published 1977. Encyclopedia of the Civil War” published 2001. “Rebels & Yankees Commanders of the Civil War” published 1980. “Army Infantry Platoon and Squad Training Manual.” All books $50. Call Jim 570-655-9474

BABY STROLLERS [2] one is Kolcraft blue, $45. & Fisher Price $40 or both for $75. 655-3197.

GLIDER SWING: Early 1940’s or 50’s. Popular red of that era, waiting to be restored. Original paint. Asking $180 570-477-0899

CAR SEAT, Britax Decathlon. Excellent condition. $50. CRIB MATTRESS, Serta Perfect. Excellent condition. $40. 570-262-2410

752 Landscaping & Gardening

ARM’S REACH CoSleeper excellent condition, like new. used less than 3 months. Doubles as play yard, carry/ storage bag included. $90. 822-1864 BABY CLOTHES newborn, full box. $20. 570-815-6772

752 Landscaping & Gardening

NEED TOP SOIL? Screened & Blended. Delivery Available.

Call Back Mountain Quarry 570-256-3036

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TIMES LEADER www.timesleader.com Baby Items

CRIB: baby natural finish wood Simmons sleigh crib, great condition, paid $500, asking $200. Graco pack & play with bassinet blue & brown, $100. never used. Exersaucer, $20. Baby pink papasan, $20. Kick & play, $15. Aquarium high chair $20. Graco stroller with infant seat green $100. Graco double stroller, Milan style, $100. 570-388-2816 FISHER PRICE all around playtime gym. Excellent condition! $20. 570-991-2809 STROLLER/ umbrella, red & blue plaid $5. Backless booster seat $5. Car seat, gray with blue trim, $30. Pack & Play Graco, blue & yellow $30. Stroller, green &nd cream plaid $40. Booster seat high chair, cream with burgundy, $25. TV video baby monitor, brand new, never used $50. Baby bath tub with shower $20. Wooden changing table $60. Eddie Bauer car seat, beige & black suede $40. 570-239-5292

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Bridal Items

WEDDING GOWN, New, beautiful, size 10, tags on, ivory strapless, beaded with veil & slip. A must see. Paid $600. asking $100. 570-287-3505

716

Building Materials

BATHROOM SINK SET: Gerber white porcelain bathroom sink with mirror and medicine cabinet. Matching set. $80. 570-331-8183 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 SINK, Kohler pedestal. white, includes faucet, $50. MIRROR, oval, decorative brushed silver, $30. VANITY top with 2 sinks, faucets, cream, $50 SINK, cast iron kitchen, white Kohler, incl. faucet. $25. Silver towel bar, toilet paper holder, hand towel holder. $20 570-239-3586 WINDOW SCREENS Aluminum, (6) 21” x 29”, (2) 20 1/2x38 1/4. Asking $25 for all. 570-301-7067

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Clothing

CLOTHING Remember last Winter! Moving south & you can benefit. MENS CLOTHES All brand names 2 wool sport jackets 44L $25. Cord pants 36x30 $8. Dress shirts size 17 $8. Dress pants 36x30 $15. Wool 3/4 dark blue dress coat $35. Gloves & scarf to match $5. WOMEN’s sweaters, large, many colors & styles $10-$20. Imitation mink fur jacket $30. Saks 5th Ave black wool; ankle length with persian lamb collar & cuffs $100. Black cashmere with fox collar $200. Leather lined gloves, black, brown, gray, $5. 570-283-8011 SWIMSUITS girl’s one piece, brand new with tags Land’s End size 8 plus and 10 plus $13. each. Skechers girls sneakers rainbowlicious/silver, brand new size 2 & 3 $25. each. 696-4020. TIES 4 mens polyester $3. each. Mens genuine leather belt size 32 $4.50. 474-5653 VEST mens leather, large, new never worn with tags paid $49. sell $20. 570-881-7116

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Computer Equipment & Software

LAPTOP HP nc6120 1.73 P4m Centrino off lease & refurbished w7sp1, ofc10, antivirus + more. 40gb, 1.0 ram, SD media, cdrw + dvd, wifi, new battery & bag+warranty $200. 570-862-2236 MCAFEE ANTIVIRUS PLUS 2011. Good for one computer. Couldn’t use. $20. 570-288-9609 TOWER: Dell Dimension 3000 tower. 2.8ghz cpu. cdrw. 768mb ddr ram. win xp. $80. IBM Thinkpad Laptop, excellent condition. windows xp. perfect screen. $135. Best offers welcome. HP dc5000s pentium 4 tower, excellent condition. windows xp. dvdrw. 1 gb ddr ram. 80 gb harddrive. best offers welcome. $100. 570-905-2985

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Exercise Equipment

STEPPER: TunTuri, Tri 300 exercise machine with computer & instruction book. Almost brand new. $30. 696-1703

Carpeting

TREADMILL Nordictrack, commercial 1500. Barely used. $500. 283-5141

CARPET blue 11’x11’, bound all sides, very good condition $25. 570-696-2008

WEIGHTS & dumbbells, assorted. $75. Ab-Doer II. $25. 570-735-5482

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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. $450 each. 570-822-1850

FOREST HILLS CEMETERY Carbondale,

Philadelphia suburb near the old Nabisco & Neshaminy Mall. 2 graves + concrete vault with possibility of double deck. Estimated Value $7,000. Asking $5,000. Call 570-477-0899 or 570-328-3847

MEMORIAL SHRINE CEMETERY 6 Plots Available

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

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Clothing

CLOTHING Ladies size L & XL including jackets, pants, tops, sweaters, shoes size 9, 40+ items, fine clothing a must see $35. 655-1808 MENS CLOTHING Slacks - Dockers, Haggar, Clairborne 40x32 (8) like new $16. Dress shirts long sleeve Clairborne, VanHussen 18-18 1/2 x 34-35 (5) like new $10 Polo shirts Izod xl & xxl (7) like new $14 49ers sweat shirt XL Penn State Sseat shirt XXL never worn $10 328-1370 PROM GOWNS sizes 10 (1) lime green (1) watermelon color. Worn only once. $75 each. Black $75. 570-239-6011

Furnaces & Heaters

FURNACE Crown Industries Gas Hot Water Furnace. 90,000 btu output. Model number DG 112, series 678. $250. 573-1322 HEATERS (3) electric, Lasko 3’ baseboard type, digital control, hardly used $35. each. 570-675-3328 RADIATORS cast iron steam, 38”h x 10”wx9”d $30. 125”h x8”wx8”d $25. Metal radiator covers, Victorian style, $20-$30 call for sizes. VANGUARD 3 brick unvented wall mount propane heater, good condition $50. 2-Oxyacetylene burning handles with tops $20 each. 1-Type rego acetylene regulator gauge $30. Cast iron 90 degree corner lavatories $25. each, good condition. 779-4228 STOKER STOVE, Alaska. 38,300 BTU. Heats 1500sf. Burns rice coal. $950 570-735-5482

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Furniture & Accessories

BAR STOOLS, Ten, 29”, metal, swivel, back, orange cushions. $20 each or $150 for all 10 (negotiable). Willing to deliver. Call Rich at 570-954-7054. BEDROOM SUITE 5 piece, queen size sleigh bed. $600. Sauder corner desk unit with set of drawers $200. Cherry desk with attached book hutch & chair $200. 570-654-4582 CEDAR CHEST $25. 570-287-8107 CEDAR CHEST , CASWELL RUNYAN CO. 45”x19 1/2”, ornate carved wood work, perfect condition $125. 570-675-5723 CHEST OF DRAWERS Broyhill 44’h x26’lx19”w 4 drawers 8” deep plus matching full size headboard $75. both. 570-909-7621

744

Furniture & Accessories

CHINA HUTCH & buffet server. 1970 style, light tonedwood, glass doors & shelving, bottom doors on both sides & 3 drawers in middle. Buffet has the same as bottom of hutch. Must sell. $40. Pool table. 1970’s style, Sear’s championship. Must sell. $20. Metal cabinets. (4)Decent condition. $20. 570-288-9609 COFFEE TABLE oval glass top [1] end table oval glass top [2] maple finish, perfect condition $79. TV/microwave stand 39”hx23”w, 3 shelves with double doors on bottom shelf $20. Entertainment center maple wood finish excellent condition 50”h x52:w $89 570-825-8289 COMPUTER DESK large “Sauder” with hutch $80. Student desk 2 drawer oak $35. Rolltop, dark walnut $50. Writing desk, cherry with matching chair $25. 570-735-1730 DESK solid wood with 2 drawers, excellent condition, $40. 472-1646 DESK, small with hutch. $20. COMPUTER STAND, oak. $25. SHELVES, two. $25 each. 570-823-8442 DINING ROOM TABLE & chairs. In fair condition. 2 chairs are broken other 4 are ok. Mountain Top. $45. 570-868-8156 DINING SET: table with 2 leaves, 6 chairs, hutch with four glass doors, dark maple color, $250.570-654-1596 DROP LEAF TABLE 4 chairs. Ashley Furniture/ Solid Wood, 2 tone, 42x25 closed, 42x41 opened. $150 570-299-7621 END TABLES 2 oak $35. Victorian couch $100. Antique end tables with drawer, leather top $100 set. Antique armoire $100. 570-262-1615 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, Oak. 56w X 71h. Glass doors. 2 lights. Excellent condition. $250. 570-735-5482 FUTON black metal 6’ long with cushion $75. 570-288-7138 FUTON queen size cost $200 new sell $150. 288-4694

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Furniture & Accessories

752 Landscaping & Gardening

PICTURE: giant Southwest picture $75. Wooden Teepee Southwest shelf stand $75. Area rug, olive green with leaf imprint, approximate 5x7 $40. 570-239-5292

COMPOST TUMBLER 55 gallons, very good shape $125. 542-5622

RECLINER, very good condition, electric lift & massage features. Great for someone having trouble standing. $75. 570-446-8672 ROCKING CHAIR BROWN WICKER $28. 815-6772 SECTIONAL Lazyboy with sleeper sofa. Has ultrashield fabric protection. Excellent condition. $975. 570-388-1106 SOFA & MATCHING CHAIR floral print with beige background, original price $2000. sell for $500. Like new condition. 287-0005 SOFA / CHAIRS , END TABLES $250. Youth bed & dresser $200. 826-6095 SOFA Loveseat red. great condition $125. 570-762-6414 TABLE solid wood table $25 570-696-3368 WALL LAMP great for reading or over desk nice wooden base $30. Ott-lite with 3x optical magnifier work hands free $50. Basketball swag light nice in a bedroom or playroom $35. 570-288-8689 Wicker patio set brown, includes 2 chairs with cushions & table. $125. Entertainment center, wooden & portable on wheels with stereo & DVD cabinet attached. $100. Kitchen table set 4 chairs, butcher block table, chairs are green. $125. Kitchen hutch green metal with wicker basket drawers. $100. 239-6011

KITCHEN SET. 5 PIECE. Walnut, 60” table. Very good condition. $200 or best offer. Must see. 570-822-1094 KITCHEN TABLE & 4 chairs, 1 chair needs repair, round 42x42 extends to 48 with leaf. Green & oak color. Purchased at Bon Ton. $100. 570.814.0633 KITCHEN TABLE SET light color wood butcher-block look, can be easily stained darker if prefer, four matching chairs, accents backs & legs can be painted any color, seats match light color of table, very good condition $95. 570-262-9162 KITCHEN TABLE, wood, 30”X45” $15. Call 570-814-9845 LAMP, stain glass. Pittsburgh Penguins $65. Bed, Queen size, sleigh bed style $350. Nightstands (2) $200. 2 Oriental room divider, stone work on 1 side & painted mural on other side $300. Floor lamp & table lamp to match, black with silver trim. $70. 288-4451

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

746 Garage Sales/ Estate Sales/ Flea Markets

DALLAS

Patrick & Deb’s Lawn Care See our ad under Call An Expert 1162 Landscape & Garden ROTOTILLER small, Craftsman 32.8cc, runs good $225. 570-945-3172

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Medical Equipment

BLOOD PRESSURE MONITOR, Homedics used once, lifetime warranty. regular price $80. sell $45. 570-288-2949 CHAIR LIFT by Bruno $999. negotiable. 592-4970 COMMODE: Invacare portable commode in new condition $10. 570-735-6638 DIAPERS adult size XL (disposable) brand new 1 package for $6. Originally $14. 696-2856 POWER CHAIR Jazzy Select, $500. Walker - $25. 570-829-2411 PRIDE MOBILITY REVO SCOOTER RR. Basket, used, very good condition. $500. 570-3504298 or 788-0655 WALKER Heni #6252 $50. Electric hospital bed with supra mat $900. 570-310-1150 WALKERS( 1) new $10. (1) folding $15. (1) folding with wheels $20. Commode assist, new $20. 4 prong cane $20. (2 other canes) $10 & $15.825-2494

All Junk Cars & Trucks Wanted Highest Prices Paid In CA$H FREE PICKUP

570-574-1275

109 ELIZABETH ST.

Saturday 8/13 8am to 1pm Student desks, antique secretary’s chair, power tools, gardening tools, sledge hammer, sprinklers/hoses, lawn spreader, side tables,decofireplace, glass/ wrought iron tables, metal filing cabinets, televisions

WILKES-BARRE

BARE MINERALS/ sheer cover makeup, powder foundations, brushes, eyeshadows in all shades, brand new $4. Proactiv skincare assorted products, all brand new. too much to list, $3. each. 235-0754 BEER TAP brand Micro Matic in good condition $20. 570-735-6638 BOOKS 5 hard cover Dungeons and Dragons, 2 soft cover $25. takes all. 570-696-2008 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 pints 42. 1 dozen quarts $3. 570-288-5251

11 Anthracite Street Tuesday, Aug 9th From: 9-6 Wednesday Aug 10th: From: 12-6

748 Good Things To Eat

PICK YOUR OWN BLUEBERRIES! 8am to 8pm

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

752 Landscaping & Gardening

PATIO SET green, 66x36 glass top table & 2 end chairs, 2 bench, type chain all with cushions. $75. 570-868-5450

ARE YOU TIRED OF BEING RAKED? Call Joe, 570-8238465 for all your landscaping and cleanup needs. Residential only. See our ad in Call an Expert Section.

ROCKERS. Wicker (2) $25 and $39 each. Wicker Love Seat $39.95. 570-457-7854

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

796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise

796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise

CEILING LIGHT. Tiffany style multi color. 24” diameter with 5’ chain and cord. $75. 570-655-0711

WE PAY THE MOST IN CASH

BUYING 10am to 6pm

MIRROR Standing oak mirror $20. 570-288-4451 PICTURE FRAMES assorted sizes, colors, $2-5 each. Wooden wall shelf green $15. Purse from India, brown & red with fringe & long strap, brand new, $20. United States women’s National Team World Cup 2003 soccer picture framed 18x24 $50 Assorted Old school CD’S $20. Kitchen canister set, ceramic, Pfhaltzgraff naturewood design 3 pieces $15. 570-239-6011 RELIGIOUS ITEMS Hand made Rosaries, $5. Pope John Paul II Memoriblia. 570-829-2411 SEWING MACHINE, small portable, “Dressmaker Sewing Center” (as seen on TV) includes 100 piece accessory kit, new in box, $25. 570-709-3146 SLOW COOKER brand new in box $30. Brand new multi colored full size bedspread $18. White cardbox for wedding reception $15. 570-815-6772 TIRES (4) brand new Cooper Touring Tires, 185/65, r14, a/s, r/w. $300. paid $365. had to retire the car due to under-carriage rust. 570-283-0922 TIRES 4 P26565r15 4 aluminum rims & lugs from Chevy 07 Colorado $225 for all will divide. 570-693-1236 TRUCK CAP: 8’ Jeraco fiberglass truck cap $150. 570-824-0270 TYPEWRITER $5 CAT LITTER BOX & food dishes $7. COOKIE JAR ceramic bear $5. 570-696-3368

VERTICAL BLINDS Half Price Free Valance Free Installation

WALLPAPER 1,000’s of rolls in stock

WALLPAPER & BLIND WAREHOUSE 30 Forrest St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 570-970-6683

WINDOW TREATMENTS. Variety of shapes and colors. $20 per set. 570-239-3586

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

MEMORIAL SHRINE

LOTS FOR SALE 6 lot available at Memorial Shrine Cemetery. $3,000. Call 717-774-1520 SERIOUS INQUIRES ONLY

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Musical Instruments

DRUM 5 piece pulse drum set no hardware included $250.570-735 6920 /570 606 9292 GUITAR Washburn acoustic $150. hard case. 288-4694 GUITAR, electric, amplifier vintage combo V4. $1,000 OBO 570-371-3338 PIANO Baldwin with bench, delivery available, medium oak, mint. $800. 570-898-1278

COVER for 3 seat lawn swing, new in package $8. 570-654-9517

PIANO Kimball upright & bench $250. 826-6095

CURTAINS, 8 pair, 54”X84”, each includes 2 panels, 1 valance, 2 tiebacks, dark green & cranberry striped tapestry. $30.00 for all or $5.00/pr. 814-9845. FAN window fan 16” reversible $15 570-825-8289 FISH TANK: 45 Gallon with stand & all accessories $50. 570-287-8107 FOOD DEHYDRATOR, 5 tier $30. George Forman grill $12. Brand new electric griddle $20. 16 piece dinnerware set, brand new $20. gas grill with tank $50. 570-288-4694

Four used 6’ Pella sliding doors in good condition and reusable $200. 570-472-3914 GLASS DOOR. 4 way glass door for bath tub. $25 570-331-8183 GRILL/GAS small, good condition $35. neg. 570-510-7763

39 Prospect St • Nanticoke

HOMEDIC MASSAGING FOOT SPA in original box. $15. Health Select Deluxe Shiatsu massager. $10. Conair portable whirlpool unit for bath tubs $10. All items in excellent condition. Call 570-829-4776

CHINA Mikasa fine china, Shetland 9352 Japan service for $12. $500. 570-288-7078

570-735-1487

CHEST OF DRAWERS, solid wood $125. 675-3328 COUCH, full size, leather $350. End table $25. 570-288-4451

LEAD WEIGHTS. (1) pair from older model Cub Cadet mower with attaching pins. $75. 333-4827

758 Miscellaneous

HEADBOARD Ashley Furniture black lacquer queen/full with gold trim, excellent condition. $9. 570-235-0754 HUTCH ANTIQUE &SERVER, DEPRESSION ERA $300. 570-455-6054

LAWN MOWER - 4.5 hp, 22” cut, good condition. $75. 570-881-7116

758 Miscellaneous HELMETS/DIRTBIKE (3) $15. each. 2 sets Super Sport for Chevy $75. each set. 570-262-1615

HALLOWEEN ITEMS $20. 570-709-7621

SAXOPHONE Selmer Aristocrat AS500 Alto with hardcase & music stand Excellent $675. 574-2853

766

Office Equipment

OFFICE EQUIPMENT Canon Image class MF5500 combination copier & fax machine with new toner cartridge. Good condition $100. 570-735-0191

774

Restaurant Equipment

774

Restaurant Equipment

RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT

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

570-498-3616

776 Sporting Goods BASKETBALL HOOP; Great condition, asking $90. Call 570-331-8183 BIKE 12” Schwinn 12” Jitterbug, pink/ white. White tires & training wheels $25. Excellent condition. $25. 570-823-2650

Don't need that Guitar? Sell it in the Classified Section! 570-829-7130 BIKE 25” Schwinn dual suspension, new condition, Paid $125. sell for $65. 570-909-7621 GOLF BALLS. Name brand. Excellent condition. $3 per dozen. 735-5290 GOLF CLUBS LEFT HAND with heavy duty bag, woods, irons, wedge, puter plus 1 dozen golf balls & pair shoe inserts $30. for all. 570-696-1036 IGLOO Handy Kool refrigerator for a motor vehicle. Plug in cigarette lighter $40. 570-823-2893 KICK BOXING BAG, Wavemaster, free standing, $50 570-655-3197 PUNCHING BAG large chain held never used asking $35. 570-655-4884 ROD/REEL Daiwa SK77 $40. 570-735-1589 TRAILER: 16’ Scanoe, spare, cover, seat backs, paddles, life jackets, anchor, excellent condition. $750. 570-542-5622 TREE STAND/TREE CLIMBING $50. 570-675-3328

780

Televisions/ Accessories

TELEVISION 13’ color with remote, excellent condition. $25. 570-472-1646 TELEVISION 54” Panasonic Plasma HDTV, 10 months old, Costs $1,900 new, Save BIG $, only $875. 570-239-9840 TELEVISION 56” Hitachi rear projection. Not working. Pick up only. FREE 570-472-1987 TELEVISION Magnavox 13” color with remote. Excellent Condition. $30. 570-696-1703. TV & ENTERTAINMENT CENTER, Zenith TV. Hardly used. $125 for both. 570-287-0023 TV 19” Samsung tube television. $20. 570-239-5292 TV 20” Haier works like new, moving must sell, $11. 570-235-0754 TVS 20” Phillips color with remote, $20. RCA 20” color with remote $25. Both excellent condition. 868-5450 TV’S 27” color, Zenith with remote $50. R.C.A. 14” color with remote $25. 570-696-1661

782

Tickets

PENN STATE TICKETS September 3, 2011 Noon Game Indiana State Red Zone-WH Section. 15 yard line. $100 each 570-675-5046 after 6 PM PHILADELPHIA EAGLES TICKETS, Stadium Builders License Great Seats, Section 116, 10 yard line. Face Value $95 will sell for $80/ticket. Baltimore, August 11 - 3 tickets. Cleveland, August 25 - 3 tickets. 570-735-4760 TICKET 1 America Idol for August 21, club seat - 118P-1 at Mohegan Sun Arena 7pm. Was $75. sell for $60. 288-2418

STOCK POT, 16 quart, aluminum, NSF approved, $10. 570-814-9845

Tools

AIR BLOWER 18 v, new, 18v cordless hedge trimmer new. 18v gas trimmer/ edger, like new. (2) 18v batteries with charger $150. 570-823-2893 LADDERS two 6’, good condition,. $5. each. 8’ step ladder $7. 570-735-5290

Doyouneedmorespace? A yard or garage sale in classified is the best way tocleanoutyourclosets! You’re in bussiness with classified! MAC TOOLS open end wrenches with swivel socket 5/16 to 3/4 and open end crowfoot wrench set 3/8 to 13/16. T handle 3/8 drive also. $125. 570-287-8107 SAW rockwell reciprocating saw, brand new $50. 7 1/4” Terratek miter saw cost $80 sell for $40. Wood/metal storage shelf $30. Craftsman ball bearing top tool box, new cost $200 with 305 piece tool set $250. Craftsman 3 piece brad nailer, stapler, cost $270 sell $130. 570-288-4694 SAW: Craftsman 10” radial arm saw free standing new condition $75 firm call 570-655-3197. WRENCHES, Craftsman 9 piece combination metric, new $12. 570-735-1589

786 Toys & Games GROCERY STORE and F.,. shopping cart $12. Electric organ with light & books $112. 570-654-9517 HARRY POTTER one of a kind beautifully airbrushed playtable 4x6 feet. Features Harry & friends, Voldemort & Hogwarts castle. redhouse3@knobbymoto.com $450. 570-477-1269 LITTLE TIKES Endless Adventures Fold N Store picnic table, ages 2-8. $50. 570-696-4020 PLAY TABLE, Little Tikes. $25. 570-262-2410 PLAYHOUSE Little Tikes $18. WAGON, green, seats 2 $18. PICNIC TABLE: Little Tikes $18. 570-592-8915 POP-UP cloth paintball bunker/tentnew, red & black. $20. Huffy Micro mini bike blue, $20. WWE wrestling championship toy belts $10. each. Little Tikes girls vanity pink $25. Little Tikes kitchen $30. Disney princess tricycle with adult push handle asking $20. Children’s shopping cart $7. Children’s Dirt Devil battery operated vacuum $7. Lego sets small legos $5. Next Bike Wipeout, red, 20” $30. Washer & dryer playset $30. Skateboards $10. each Popup train playset tent $15. Max Steel action figures & accessories, $10. each. 239-5292 SIT & SPIN brand new Playskool $5. 570-235-0754 TABLE AND CHAIR SET, child’s $20. 570-909-7621 TV TEDDY & 6 videos $18. Girl’s bikes $10. Disney Princess items $10. 570-696-3368

788

Stereo/TV/ Electronics

KARAOKE MACHINE 13” color TV, CD, player, AM/FM tuner with dual cassette. $95. 570-675-3328

Call 570-498-3616

570-498-3616

784

TICKETS Hippifest Kirby Center, Saturday 8/13, 8th Row Center. Face value, no TM fees. $50 570-825-3096

TICKETS: NY Yankee vs Toronto Blue Jays 9/3/2011 1:05 game. Great seats. 2 tickets (at cost) $280. 570-331-8144

RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT

TICKETS: Sept., 3rd Penn St vs Indiana State lower level seats, 3 tickets back to back seats lower level plus parking pass $235. Sept., 24 Penn St vs E. Michigan 3 tickets back to back seats, lower level plus parking pass $235. 690-5586

GPS: Garmin Model #200W, 4x3” screen. Few years old. Complete with auto charger & suction mount. $40. 570-825-3784

RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT

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

Tickets

TICKETS American Idols Live. 1 Ticket 8/21/11 at Wachovia Arena - Floor Seat, section 5. Face value $65. 570-825-3096

TICKETS: (2) Penn State Indiana State, Alabama, E. Mich 9/3,9/10, 9/24 EJ46U with parking $360.570-474-5552

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

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TICKETS: Phillies vs Washington, Sunday, August 14, 2011 1:35 p.m. sec 310, row 5, seats 13&14 $50. 570-498-4556

TICKETS: Penn State Season 9/3 Indiana State, 9/24 Eastern Michigan, 10/29 Illinois, 11/12 Nebraska 4 seats section egu on the 20 yard line. Face value plus Red Zone Donation $483.56 per set per game. Includes parking & seat/back cushions. Call Bud 288 5466

SCANNER: Uniden Bearcat 30 channel handheld scanner. $45. Radio Shack Pro 70 50 channel handheld scanner $55. 570-905-2985

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Video Game Systems/Games

LA NOIRE: for the Xbox 360

Like-New condition, just beat the game. $35.Call 570-814-3383 after 6pm SONY PLAYSTATION 2 SYSTEM: All cables and Sims game included. best offers welcome. $65 570-905-2985


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XBOX-360 Premium Console - 20MB Hardware, remote & wires included also 2 games , Assassins Creed I & Grand Theft Auto San Andreas. $170. Works perfectly. 570-763-9883

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PERSIAN KITTENS

2 beautiful kittens available now to excellent pet homes with references. (570) 434-2841

815

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!!

Dogs

PAWS

BUYING SPORT CARDS Pay Cash for

The Video Game Store

906 Homes for Sale

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DALLAS

DALLAS

DURYEA

EDWARDSVILLE

EXETER

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FORTY FORT

14 MAPLESEED DR This charming house is breathtaking with its wrap around porch situated on a spectacular corner lot. This property gives you privacy in a lovely development. The home features 4 large bedrooms, a living room currently used as an office, dining room, laundry room on first floor, 2 full baths, a half bath & a 1 ¾ bath, large warm and friendly family room with fireplace, 3 season porch and a beautiful kitchen with tile floor and granite countertops, glass backsplash, and new stainless steel appliances. This home also has a full walk up attic and a wonderful basement with plenty of room for a fitness center. Please come see for yourself! MLS#20-2418 $449,900 Andrea Howe 570-283-9100 x40

Well maintained 3 bed, 2 bath split level, hardwood floors, fireplace in living room,formal dining room, heated sunroom, central A/C. Large yard, attached garage MLS# 11-942, $189,500 Call Susan Pall at (570) 696-0876

PRICE REDUCED!! 66 East Grove St., Time to purchase your first home! Why keep paying rent, this ½ double is a great starter home! Nice size rooms, eat-in kitchen, 1st floor laundry, attic pull down for storage, some replacement windows & a fenced in yard. Take a look & make your offer! $24,800 MLS#10-3582 Jill Jones 570-696-6550

227 BENNETT ST. What a charming home!! 6 room 3 bedroom 2-story with a nice size fenced-in yard on a corner lot. Gas steam heat, dining room and eat-in kitchen. Fireplace in the living room, 2car detached garage. Make an appointment today! MLS#11-2196 $149,500 Karen Altavilla 283-9100 x28

MISSING KITTEN

Possibly stolen from area of Trucksville Methodist Church and Pizza Perfect. 9 weeks old, 2 pounds, orange with white stripes, and green eyes. We want him back with no questions asked. Willing to pay a reward for his safe return. Please call 570-262-6809

796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise

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

Cats

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. Akita, Doberman Bernese Mt Dog, English Bull Dog, Great Pyrenees, Golden, Shephard, Roty, SIberian, Basset, Boxer, 22 more breeds. CATS. 570-650-3327

AMERICAN BULLDOG PUPPIES NKC registered.

Champion bloodlines. Call 570-828-4456

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ASHLEY

136 Hartford St W Very nice home has totally remodeled kitchen with ''brand new'' appliances, 1st Floor Laundry, Hardwood floors, as well as ''new'' Windows and front & back and doors w/screen doors too! Deep yard. MLS#11-1565 $45,000 Call Lynda (570) 696-5418

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DALLAS

Smith Hourigan Group 570-696-1195

AVOCA

SUNDAY, AUG 28 11:00AM-1:00PM 912 Vine Street Over 3,500 square feet of living space with large detached 2 car garage and office– Vinyl Siding, Newer windows, Spacious Rooms. MUST BE SEEN! $159,900. MLS #10-3956 Call Pat McHale 570-613-9080

14 Rogers Lane Wonderful in-law suite located in this stunning 6 bedroom home over-looking the Hunstville Reservoir. Beautiful master suite, hardwood floors. Granite island in kitchen. 1/2 bath located in bedroom on third floor. Many decks to enjoy the milliondollar views! Two story shed. Additional lot included in sale. Two zone heat and central air. Call today for your private tour! MLS#11-908 $ 297,000 Call Noel Jones at

DALLAS

FREE PICKUP

288-8995

WANTED JEWELRY

DACHSHUND PUPPIES AKC registered

GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS AKC. Black & Tan guardianangel shepherds2.com $900 each. Call 570-379-2419

ITALIAN CANE CORSO Mastiff Puppies

WILKESBARREGOLD

(570)991-7448 (570)48GOLD8

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

War Relics Wanted Highest cash

prices paid for rifles, pistols, daggers, swords, helmets, etc. Call Paul (908) 797-0631

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

MORKIE PUPPIES!

Hypoallergic, home raised. Adorable. 2 males, honey colored. 1 female, black & tan. Ready to go Aug 25. Starting at $1,000. Call 570-817-7878

NEWFOUNDLAND/LAB

Cross puppies. Great water dogs. $500. CHIHUAHUA PUPS: Lots of color, adorable lap dogs.Females $375, Males $350. All puppies ready now! Vet Certified. 570-648-8613

SHIH-TZU MIX PUPPIES

Parents on premises Shots Current. $375 570-401-1838

SHIH-TZU PUPPIES Registered.

Available August 16th. Parents on premise. Please call 570-207-2636 570-852-9617

800 PETS & ANIMALS 810

Cats

CATS & KITTENS 12 weeks & up.

All shots, neutered, tested,microchipped

VALLEY CAT RESCUE

824-4172, 9-9 only KITTEN free to good home, grey & white 11 months old with litter, food & litter box. Grandchildren allergic. 885-6779 KITTENS URGENT FREE, all colors. Twins go together. Sweethearts. Transport. 570-299-7146

1215 Mountain Rd. Well maintained ranch home set on 2 acres with apple trees on property. This home offers 3 bedrooms, sunroom & enclosed porch. Lower level with brick fireplace. 2 car garage. $172,500 MLS# 11-2436 Call Geri 570-696-0888

YELLOW LABRADOR PUPPIES

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

BLAKESLEE

Quiet Country Living

PUPPIES 570-453-6900 570-389-7877

Impressive, wellcared for, 4 Bed Colonial on a beautiful 2 Acre home site, just 20 minutes to W-B. Lots of storage with a huge basement and 3 Car Garage. Enjoy country living at it’s best. Call Betty 570-643-4842

570-643-2100

CONYNGHAM

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

PetsMiscellaneous

GUINEA PIGS (3)

FREE TO A GOOD HOME 1 adult male, 2 young males. 4 story cage and all accessories included. Call 570-690-6802.

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Pet Supplies

BIRD CAGES: Small $10. 570-288-4852

37 Ironmaster Road Beautiful Bi-Level home in very good “move-in condition” surrounded by the natural decorating of Sleepy Hollow Estates features 2500 sq. ft. Home features brick front with vinyl siding, oversize one car built in garage, large rear deck, large cleared lot, public sewers, private well. Modern kitchen with appliances, dining area, living room, 2 full baths and 1/2 bath, a fantastic sound system. Lower level has entry door to the garage and also to the side patio. Home features gas forced air, also central air ducts are already to install. many features MLS#11-860 Call John Vacendak 570-823-4290 570-735-1810

CAPITOL REAL ESTATE

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DALLAS Nicely kept 2 story with 4 bedrooms, 1 & 1/2 baths, great wrap around porch, lovely back yard. In desirable Conyngham, PA. Close to Rt 80 and Rt 81. Nearby Shopping. Large eat in kitchen with dining area. “A MUST SEE” $159,000 MLS# 11-1146 Call Tony Wasco 570-855-2424 Trademark Realtor Group 570-613-9090

Clean & neat 3-4 bedroom cape cod. 2 car garage. Deck & porches. Gas heat. 85’ x 115’ lot. $124,900. Call Besecker Realty 570-675-3611

NEW

DALLAS C

ONSTRUCTION

2,400 sq feet $329,000 patrickdeats.com 570-696-1041

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DUPONT

Looking for a large home? Here it is! 6 bedrooms with first floor master bedroom and modern bath. Very large modern kitchen. Living room, dining room, family room, enclosed porch, air conditioning, paved drive with parking area. MLS 11-2385 $163,000 Besecker Realty 570-675-3611

DUPONT

Quality 3 bedroom ranch home on large lot. Family room with cathedral ceiling, gas fireplace, 2 car garage. Access to flagstone patio from family room and master bedroom. Above ground pool with deck.

EDWARDSVILLE

EXETER 527 Cherry Drive

DURYEA

89 Hillside Ave.

Great Investment Opportunity!

411 JONES ST. Beautiful 2 story English Tudor with exquisite gardens, surrounding beautiful in ground pool, private fenced yard with a home with too many amenities to list. Enjoy the summer here! Screened in porch and foyer that just adds to the great living space of the home For more info and photos: visit:www. atlasrealtyinc.com MLS 11-2720 $249,900 Call Phil 570-313-1229

DURYEA

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548 ADAMS ST. Charming, well maintained 3 bedroom, 1 bath home located on a quiet street near Blueberry Hills development. Features modern kitchen with breakfast bar, formal dining room, family room with gas stove, hardwood floors in bedrooms, deck, fenced yard and shed. MLS#11-2947 $112,500 Karen Ryan 283-9100 x14

Duplex with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, each unit, large back yard. Live in one and rent the other. All reasonable offers welcome $79,000. 570-283-1363

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EDWARDSVILLE

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

EDWARDSVILLE

End unit in very nice condition on a quiet street. Good room sizes, full unfinished basement, rear deck, attached one car garage. $173,500 MLS #11-1254 Call Tracy Zarola 570-696-0723

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908 Primrose Court Move right into this newer 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath Townhome with many upgrades including hardwood floors throughout and tiled bathrooms. Lovely oak cabinets in the kitchen, central air, fenced in yard, nice quiet neighborhood. MLS 11-2446 $123,000 Call Don Crossin 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-287-0770

EXETER

OPEN HOUSE

Sunday 1pm-3pm

362 Susquehanna Ave

EDWARDSVILLE .

Large double block home. One side live in condition. The other side tripped and ready for rehab. Exterior in very good condition. Separate utilities. Priced to sell. MLS# 10-3681 Asking $29,900 Call Bernie 888-244-2714

ROTHSTEIN REALTORS 570-288-7594

EDWARDSVILLE

SUNDAY, AUG 14 1:30pm-3pm 145 Short Street Meticulously maintained ranch on lot 100x140. 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath on main level. Finished lower level with family room, full bath, laundry room, craft room & storage. MOVE IN CONDITION. New Low Price $94,900. MLS #11-2541 Call Pat McHale 570-613-9080

EXETER

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 (30 year loan, $8,750 down, $887/month, 30 years @ 4.5%) Owner financing available. 570-654-1490

EXETER

Sunday, Aug 21 12:30pm - 2pm 164 E. First Street $134,900 for an ALL BRICK, ranch with finished basement. Features include hardwood floors, plaster walls, finished basement rooms and car port. MLS #10-4363 Call Pat McHale 570-613-9080

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This Cape Cod is in fabulous condition. It features living room, dining room, 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, closets galore, family room, gas heat, central air & fully fenced back yard. Great location. Take a walk or ride a bike around the neighborhood. $218,500 MLS 11-1804 Call Judy Rice 570-714-9230

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DURYEA

1140 SPRING ST. Large 3 bedroom home with new roof, replacement windows, hardwood floors. Great location! For more information and photos visit: www. atlasrealtyinc.com. MLS 11-2636 $119,900. Call Tom 570-262-7716

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122-124 Short St. Very nice doubleblock in Edwardsville on a quiet street and out of the flood zone. Good income property for an investor or live in one side and rent the other to help pay the mortgage! Make your appointment today! MLS #11-438 PRICE REDUCED! $66,000 Mary Ellen Belchick 570-696-6566 Walter Belchick 570-696-2600 x301

128 JEAN ST. Nice bi-level home on quiet street. Updated exterior. Large family room, extra deep lot. 2 car garage, enclosed rear porch and covered patio. For more information and photos visit: www. atlasrealtyinc.com MLS 11-2850 $189,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

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 $175,000 Call Debbie McGuire 570-332-4413 Crossin Real Estate 570-288-0770

FORTY FORT

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

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213 S USQUEHANNA A VE

One of a kind property could be used as a single family home or two unit. Wyoming Area schools. $125,000 MLS#11-2811 Call John 570-714-6124

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FORTY FORT Sunday, Aug 21 11am - 12:30pm 180 E. First Street $134,900 for a 5 room ranch, with spacious yard, enclosed porch and Central Air. 5 Rooms, 3 Bedrooms and full Bath. MLS #10-4365 Call Pat McHale 570-613-9080

300 River Street A unique architectural design highlights this 3 bedroom with first floor family room. Builtins. Great curb appeal and loaded with character. Gas heat. Newer roof. Nice lot. Many extras. REDUCED $99,900. List #111275. Ask for Bob Kopec Humford Realty 570-822-5126

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83 Slocum St This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home includes Living room, dining room, den, kitchen & sunroom on the 1st floor. New neutral carpeting, gas heat, central air, 3 car garage and nice yard MLS #101762 Call Rhea 570-696-6677 $ 136,500

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

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FORY FORT

FALLS REDUCED!

$165,000

MLS# 10-2905 Call Arlene Warunek 570-650-4169

167 Main Street

males now 7 weeks old. All shots, wormed, ready for a family to love. Experienced breeder. $600. firm. Call 570-614-3390.

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BACK MOUNTAIN

1 male. Ready to go. Call for information, 570-864-2207

1219 SOUTH ST. Renovated 1/2 double with 3 bedrooms in nice neighborhood. Own for what it takes to rent. All new windows. For more info and photos visit: www. atlasrealtyinc.com MLS 11-2523 $54,900 Call Phil 570-313-1229

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Great Walnut street location. 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms. wall to wall carpet. Gas heat. 2 car garage. Deck & enclosed porch. MLS 11-2833 $111,000 Besecker Realty 570-675-3611

HANOVER TOWNSHIP

40 Steele St. Great starter home in Hanover Green. 3 bedroom, 1 bath, fenced in yard. Close to schools, move-in condition, extra lot 50x92 included in sale. Make an offer! MLS#11-82 $59,900 Call Debra at

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10 LYNDWOOD AVE. 3 bedroom ranch, 1 1/2 bath, all- new windows, in ground pool, hardwood floor, 2 car garage. $159,900 (570) 592-7444

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HANOVER TWP.

19 Garrahan Street Attractive 2-story in great neighborhood. Newer roof, newer 2nd floor replacement windows, newer split A/C system, large eat-in kitchen, bedroom pine flooring, walk-up attic & a mostly fenced yard. REDUCED $61,900 MLS#11-1754 Call Steve Shemo (570) 288-1401 (570) 793-9449

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MOUNTAIN TOP 460 S. Mtn Blvd.

310 Lockville Rd. 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

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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

HANOVER TWP. Job Seekers are looking here! Where's your ad? 570-829-7130 and ask for an employment specialist 20 Knox Street Two homes, front & rear, on 1 lot. One car garage, patio. Front home has 3 bedrooms, huge kitchen, lots of storage and a workshop in the basement; Rear home features new kitchen, 2 bedrooms and good storage space. Call for appointment $78,900 MLS# 10-4597 Call Vieve Zaroda (570) 474-6307 Ext. 2772

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HANOVER TWP.

94 Ferry Road Nice vinyl sided 2 story situated on a great corner fenced lot in Hanover Twp. 2 bedrooms, 2 modern baths, additional finished space in basement for 2 more bedrooms or office/playrooms. Attached 2 car garage connected by a 9x20 breezeway which could be a great entertaining area! Above ground pool, gas fireplace, gas heat, newer roof and “All Dri” system installed in basement. MLS #11-626 $119,900 Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP

3 Kniffen Street Nice raised ranch in quiet neighborhood. Attached 3 car garage; plenty of off-street parking, utility room with 3/4 bath. Walk up stairs to eat-in kitchen with balcony, hardwood floors, living room, bedrooms and full bath. Bright 3rd floor attic ready to finish. Seller anxious to sell. All appliances and Coldwell Banker Home Protection Plan included. MLS # 10-2673 Price Reduced to $85,000! Call Amy Lowthert at (570)406-7815

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HANOVER TWP.

LIBERTY HILLS Reduced!

Beautiful 2 bedroom home with loft area that can easily be converted to a 3rd bedroom. This home has 2.5 baths, security system, whole house entertainment system with speakers in every room and outside. Great modern kitchen. 2 car garage, skylights, huge deck and patio. There is a huge walkout basement that is rough plumbed for a bathroom. Too much to list here, this house is a must see. MLS #10-4589 $330,000 Call John Polifka 570-704-6846 Antonik and Associates 570-735-7494

HARVEYS LAKE

Pole 238 Enter this inviting landmark home and see the signs of yester-year. Charming, warm and gracious living-Circa 1900 with modern conveniences of a recent build. Completely updatedroof, siding, central air, furnace, kitchen and baths. The architect’s additions to space and design are beautifully noted. Begin or end your day on the covered porch. 50’ of lakefront with spacious dock. $525,000 MLS#11-1603 Call Maribeth Jones for your private tour 570-696-6565

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

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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

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HUGHESTOWN

SAT., AUG 13 11AM-1PM 97 Center Street Looking for a sold home with off street parking & detached garage? Look at this one. Great neighborhood and tremendous potential. $69,900 MLS #09-4385 Call Pat McHale 570-613-9080

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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

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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

JENKINS TWP.

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.

NEW LISTING! 10 Miller Street 3 bedrooms, 1 bath brick front ranch on 105 x 158 lot. Home features new carpet, paint, bathroom vanity top, fixtures, oak trim, carport, full unfinished basement. Move right in! MLS#11-2891 $129,900 Eric Feifer (570) 283-9100 x29

JENKINS TWP./ INKERMAN 45 Main St.

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

S O L D

Awesome Kingston Cape on a great street! Close to schools, library, shopping, etc. Newer gas furnace and water heater. Replacement windows, hardwood flooring, recently remodeled kitchen with subway tiled backsplash. Alarm system for your protection and much more. MLS #11-1577 $159,900. Call Pat Busch (570) 885-4165

KINGSTON

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.

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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

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

KINGSTON

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 NEW LISTING 177 Third Ave. Neat as a pin! 3 bedroom, 2.5 baths, end unit townhome with nice fenced yard. Bright Spacious kitchen, main level family room, deck w/ retractable awning. Gas heat/central air, pull down attic for storage and 1 car garage. Very affordable townhome in great central location! MLS 11-1282 $139,500 Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

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290 Reynolds St. Very roomy 2 story on lovely street in Kingston. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, wood burning fireplace in living room. Large eat-in kitchen as well as formal dining room. Freshly painted, carpets cleaned and numerous updates makes this move-in ready! Call for your private showing. MLS #11-364 PRICE REDUCED! $157,900 Mary Ellen Belchick 570-696-6566 Walter Belchick 570-696-2600 x301

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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129 S. Dawes Ave. 4 bedroom, 1 bath, large enclosed porch with brick fireplace. Full concrete basement with 9ft ceiling. Lots of storage, 2 car garage on double lot in a very desirable neighborhood. Close to schools and park and recreation. Walking distance to downtown Wilkes-Barre. Great family neighborhood. Carpet allowance will be considered. $129,900 MLS #11-1434 Call Tom 570-262-7716

Spacious 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home with three season porch, nice yard & private driveway. $61,900 MLS# 11-965 Call Barbara at 570-466-6940

LILY LAKE 5 Fairfield Drive Don’t travel to a resort. You should see the house that comes with all of this!!! 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 $314,900 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

LAFLIN Beautiful modern 3 bedroom and 1.5 bath home on large lot. 1 car garage. Hardwood floors, family room on first floor and basement. New gas heat, windows, electrical security, fireplace, walk up attic. Must See. Call for details MLS 11-2415 $210,000 Nancy Answini 570237-5999 JOSEPH P. GILROY REAL ESTATE 570-288-1444

KINGSTON

OPEN HOUSE

Sunday 2pm-5pm 46 Zerby Ave 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. $134,900 (30 year loan @ 4.5% with 5% down; $6,750 down, $684/month) WALSH REAL ESTATE 570-654-1490

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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291 Broadway St E. Cheaper than rent! Open living room/ dining room layout. Large rooms and large eat-in kitchen area. New water heater, newer furnace and roof. Potential to add on and possible off street parking. Nice yard. In need of some TLC. $42,500 MLS 10-4570 Gayle Yanora 570-466-5500 CLASSIC PROPERTIES 570-718-4959 ext 1365

Lovely brick ranch home in great development. 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. All hardwood floors, brand new roof. 2 family rooms suitable for mini apartment. 1st floor laundry, sunroom, central air, alarm system, 1 car garage and electric chair lift to lower level. Very good condition. MLS 11-2437 $210,000 Call Nancy Answini 570-237-5999 JOSEPH P. GILROY REAL ESTATE 570-288-1444

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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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Year-round beauty featuring cedar and stone siding, central air conditioning, hardwood floors. Modern kitchen with granite island, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, fireplace in master. Sunroom with glass walls for great lake views. Low taxes! Reduced to $299,000 MLS#11-1753 Maribeth Jones 570-696-6565

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LUZERNE REDUCED

271 Charles St. Very nice 3 bedroom 1.5 bath home with detached 1 car garage. Home has replacement windows, new carpet, fresh paint and remodeled bathrooms. This is a must see in a nice neighborhood,. MLS 11-442 $90,000 Call John Polifka 570-704-6846 Antonik & Associates, Inc. 570-735-7494

MOUNTAIN TOP 139 Sandwedge Dr

Beautiful setting for this 4 bedroom, 3 bath colonial. Almost 2 acres to enjoy. Backs up to the 7th hole on golf course. Crestwood School District. Very motivated Seller! MLS 11-1330 $269,000 Gloria Jean Malarae 570-814-5814 CLASSIC PROPERTIES 570-718-4959 ext. 1366

MOUNTAIN TOP 460 S. Mtn Blvd.

2,674 Sq Ft Home on over 1/2 acre of land Large well cared for home! 4 bedrooms, lots of storage. Enjoy your summer in your own 18x36 In-ground 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

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Great Cape by Nuangola Lake, Crestwood School District. 2 to 3 bedrooms, 1 bath. Call 570-472-1395

MOUNTAINTOP 2,674 Sq Ft Home on over 1/2 acre of land Large well cared for home! 4 bedrooms, lots of storage. Enjoy your summer in your own 18x36 In-ground 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

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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66 Patriot Circle This 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath TOWN HOUSE is in excellent move in condition in a very quiet subdivision close to town. It is being offered fully furnished, decorated and appointed. This TOWN HOUSE is in the desirable Crestwood School District and is close to shopping, restaurants, fitness centers and more! Preview this home

W. Green St. Nice 2 bedroom Ranch syle home, gas heat, finished basement, vinyl siding, deck. Move in Condition. Affordable @

$89,500 Call Jim

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

PITTSTON

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

PITTSTON

12 George Street Sunday, August 7 1:30pm - 3:00pm 228 Circle Drive Better than new! Beautiful 4 bedroom home features wonderful 1st floor Master bedroom suite. Large sun filled kitchen, Full finished lower level includes a 2nd kitchen, rec room & family room. Abundant closets spaces throughout. Pretty views, low traffic street in very nice neighborhood. Special financing incentives available. MILS# 11-1764 $374,900 Call Pat 715-9337

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

PITTSTON

www.66patriotcircle.com or call for details. (267) 253-9754

MOUNTAIN TOP

Bow Creek Manor Meticulously maintained 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath two story on almost 1 acre. Master bedroom suite. 2 family rooms. 2 fireplaces. Office/den. Large deck overlooking a private wooded yard. 3 car garage. $349,900. Bob Kopec Humford Realty 570-822-5126

MOUNTAIN TOP

NEW LISTING – Nestled on just under an acre just minutes from 81S this colonial offers 2194 sq. ft. of living area plus a finished basement. Enjoy your summer evenings on the wrap around porch or take a quick dip in the above ground pool with tier deck. The covered pavilion is ideal for picnics or gatherings And when the winter winds blow cuddle in front of the gas fireplace and enjoy a quiet night. Price to sell, $190,000 Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769

(570) 288-6654

MOUNTAINTOP

MOUNTAIN TOP

130 CHURCH ROAD The feel of a true colonial home with double entry doors off the foyer into the living room and dining room. Spacious kitchen breakfast area, family room leading to a fenced rear yard. 3-season room with cathedral ceiling. Hardwood floors, fireplace, recently remodeled 2.5 bath and 2-car garage. Located on 3.77 acres, all the privacy of country living yet conveniently located. MLS#11-2600 $187,500 Jill Jones 696-6550

NANTICOKE

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. Spacious 2 story, 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bath single home. Move in condition! Large eat-in kitchen, 1st floor laundry room, beautiful woodwork, off street parking. $134,900 (570) 655-1255

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111 E. Grand St. One half double block. 3 bedrooms, plaster walls, aluminum siding & nice yard. Affordable @

$34,900

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

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NANTICOKE

151 Broad Street Stately 2 Story, features 8 Rooms, 4 bedrooms, 1 3/4 baths & 2 Car Detached Garage. NEW kitchen with maple cabinetry, tile back splash, island; pantry closet & more. New 1st floor Bath. New 2nd Floor Laundry Area. BRAND NEW Oilfueled Furnace & Wiring. REFINISHED Hardwood flooring $129,900 MLS#10-2922 Call Pat 570-613-9080

PITTSTON 111 Whitetail Drive This lovely home has it all and sits on a stream-front 2.4 Acre, partially wooded lot. 4 bedrooms. 2.5 baths, great kitchen features granite counters, Florida Room overlooking in ground heated pool and large decks, gazebo w/ hot tub, & fire pit area. Full finished walkout basement. MLS# 11-631 $387,500. Call Pat 715-9337

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

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175 Oak Street 1 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 1st floor laundry room, 3 season porch, fenced yard and off street parking. MLS#11-1974 PRICE REDUCED! $89,000 Call Patti 570-328-1752 Liberty Realty & Appraisal Services LLC Say it HERE in the Classifieds! 570-829-7130


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85 La Grange St

Good investment property. All units are rented. All utilities paid by tenants. MLS 11-1497 $83,900 Gloria Jean Malarae 570-814-5814 CLASSIC PROPERTIES 570-718-4959 ext. 1366

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87 Jenkins Court Quiet location. 63x65 lot, with plenty of room for off street parking. Home features newer drywall and composite flooring in living room and dining room. Picture perfect home has 2 large bedrooms, modern kitchen and bath and NEW furnace. $117,000 buys a move-in home. Call Pat McHale 570-613-9080

PITTSTON

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

PITTSTON

SUNDAY, AUG 28 1:30PM-3:00PM 404 N. Main Street $47,500 BUYS A MOVE-IN CONDITION 6 room home with newer furnace, hot water heater and electrical service. Why pay rent when you can own for less? Call for the details on this 6 room, 3 bedroom, modern bath home. MLS #11-1074 Call Pat McHale 570-613-9080

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PITTSTON TWP. PLAINS TOWNHOME Completely remodeled In quiet plains STAUFFER POINT neighborhood. 42 Grandview Drive

better than new end unit condo, with 1st floor master bedroom and bath, Living room with gas fireplace, hardwood floors in living, dining room & kitchen, granite countertops and crown molding in kitchen, with 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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2 bedroom, 1.5 bath. with finished basement/3rd bedroom. Hardwood floors, central air, electric heat, new roof & appliances. $118,000 Motivated Seller! (570) 592-4356

PLAINS TOWNSHIP FOR SALE BY OWNER 156 Ridgewood

2 story, single family, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, offstreet parking, kitchen, dining room, office/study, family room, living room, utility room, oil heat. .52 acre. Completely remodeled, centrally located, covered patio, large yard. www.wilkes barrehome.com. $149,000. Call 570-350-9189 to set an appointment

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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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161-63 Orchard St Well cared for double block – 6/3/1 on each side. Live in one side and let a tenant pay your mortgage. $59,900 MLS #11-2174 Call Pat McHale 570-613-9080

SUNDAY AUG. 14 11AM-1PM 20 Fairlawn Drive STAUFFER HEIGHTS RANCH, containing 2,300 sq. ft. finished space on lot 100x90. Unique 1960’s home – has bedrooms on main level & living area below. Features large, eat in kitchen. Side entrance to main level room creates possibility for in home office. New Price $115,000. MLS #10-4198 Call Pat McHale 570-613-9080

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PLYMOUTH

Don’t miss this spacious 2 story, with a 17 x 11 Living room, formal dining room, eat in kitchen plus ½ bath on the first floor & 2 bedrooms & bath on 2nd floor. Extras include an enclosed patio and a detached garage. Reasonably priced at $36,900. MLS 11-2653 Anne Marie Chopick 570-760-6769

1610 Westminster Rd

122 PARNELL ST. Beautiful bi-level home on corner lot. 7 rooms, 3 bedrooms, newer roof and windows. Fenced in yard MLS 11-2749 $209,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716

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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

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PRICE REDUCED! $26,900

1/2 double - rear 1194 N. River Street (River st to Enterprise St (by O’Malia’s) 6 rooms (3 bedrooms), gas heat. Relax on front porch, nicely landscaped front yard, garage. Good condition, move right in, to settle estate. MLS 11-2289 JANE KOPP REAL ESTATE 570-288-7481

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Within walking distance of Main street this 3 bedroom awaits your personal updating. Extras include , hardwood floors with wood staircase, stained glass windows & a 1 car built in garage plus fenced yard. REDUCED!! Price to sell at $25,000 MLS 11-549 Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769

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78-80 Academy St. Well maintained double block with separate utilities. Located on a nice street in Plymouth. This double has a fenced in yard and has off-street parking through the rear alley access. One unit has 7 rooms with 3-4 bedrooms. Great for owner occupied, and the other has 4 rooms with 2 bedrooms. Make an appointment today! MLS#11-1171 $72,900 Karen Altavilla 283-9100 x28

Great New Construction on 2 Acres with 1 year Builders Warranty! 2 Story home with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Breakfast Room & Laundry Room. Dining Room has tray ceiling, gas fireplace in living room & whirlpool tub in Master Bath. Plus 2 car attached garage, open front porch & rear deck. MLS 11-2453 $275,000 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

236 Poland St. Price reduced on this two-bedroom, one bath home in nice Swoyersville location. Needs some TLC and cosmetic updating, but offers great potential. Nice opportunity for investors, contractors or first time homeowners who want to invest in their first property. Nice lot, shed, patio, off street parking, eat-in kitchen. MLS#11-772 $45,000 Karen Ryan (570) 283-9100 X 14

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SUNDAY, JULY 31 12PM-PM 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

SHAVERTOWN Mt. Airy Road

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6 Acre Horse Farm

Owner relocating, make an offer! Private ranch on 6 acres. Hardwood floors in Living Room, halls & Bedrooms. Great kitchen. Dining area, sliding doors to huge composite deck overlooking pool and fenced yard. 24x40 3 bay stable / garage. Plenty of room for horses or just to enjoy! 11-2539 $225,000 Call Michael Pinko (570) 899-3865

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SWEET VALLEY HUNLOCK CREEK

COUNTRY COTTAGE Beautiful 1.14 acres with stream. 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, hardwood floors, fireplace, wraparound porch, sunroom, deck & carport, * BREATHTAKING * PRICE REDUCED! $137,000 Call (570) 417-7954

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SHAVERTOWN S PA C I O U S 3 bedrooms, 2 bath,

Ritz Craft, set up on large corner lot in Echo Valley Estates. Financing Available. $49,900. 570-696-2108 or 570-885-5000

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PITTSTON TWP.

570-288-6654 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

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REDUCED! OWNER SAYS SELL NOW!!!

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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SWOYERSVILLE

Investors Wanted! Stone front 2 bedroom, 2 story on nice lot. Open 1st floor with nice eat-in kitchen. 2nd floor needs tlc. Gas heat. Space Heaters. $32,000. Call Pat 570-885-4165 Coldwell Banker Gerald L. Busch Real Estate, Inc.

SWOYERSVILLE

20 Maple Drive An immaculate 4 bedroom Split level situated on a .37 acre manicured lot in a quiet neighborhood. Features include a Florida room with wet bar & breakfast area, spacious eat-in kitchen with sliders to deck/patio, formal dining room, living room and family room, central a/c, & 2 car garage. Many amenities. Don't miss this one! 11-1374 REDUCED TO $244,900 Call Debra at

WEST PITTSTON

SWOYERSVILLE

339 MAIN ST. REDUCED! Make an offer! All offers will be considered!! 6unit on a corner lot in Swoyersville. Tons of off-street parking and a garage. Currently all occupied! A real money maker! Make an appointment today. MLS#10-4626 $145,000 Karen Altavilla 283-9100 x28

115 Warden Ave Open floor plan with hardwood floors & lots of light. $139,500 MLS 11-1389 Gayle Yanora 570-466-5500 CLASSIC PROPERTIES 570-718-4959 ext 1365

TRUCKSVILLE

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

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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

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WHITE HAVEN

WEST PITTSTON

322 SALEM ST.

PRICE REDUCED! In Community of

Spotless 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home with hardwood floors, stained glass, and modern kitchen in move-in condition. 11-2831 $79,900 Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468

White-Haven Pocono's. Nice 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Ranch. Great Vacation Home or Year round Home. Community Lake & other amenities. Close to Hunting, Fishing, Golf and Skiing. Close to Rt 80. All offers contingent to bank short sale approval. $86,000 MLS# 11-765 Call Tony Wasco 570-855-2424 Trademark Realtor Group 570-613-9090

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Exquisite Inside! 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, formal dining room, family room, modern eat-in kitchen, Master bedroom and bath, front and side porches, rear deck, 2 car attached garage. Property is being sold in “as is” condition. MLS 11-1253 Huge Reduction! $169,000 Jean Malarae 570-814-5814 CLASSIC PROPERTIES 570-718-4959 ext. 1366

WILKES-BARRE 100 Darling St 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

Well cared for and nicely kept. A place to call home! Complete with 2 car oversized garage, central air, first floor laundry, eat in kitchen. Convenient to shopping, West Pittston pool and ball fields. PRICE REDUCED! $134,500 MLS 11-583 Call Judy Rice 570-714-9230

WEST WYOMING 438 Tripp St

WEST WYOMING REDUCED!!!

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

WILKES-BARRE

185 West River St

Spacious, quality home, brick - two story with 6 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bath, two fireplaces, den, heated sunroom off living room, screened porch off formal dining room, modern eat-in kitchen, garage. Many extras... Sacrifice, owner rel $125,000. MLS 11-2474 JANE KOPP REAL ESTATE 570-288-7481

WILKES-BARRE

221 Brown Street

Great first home or down size. Nice clean move in ready no lawn work here. 2 car detached garage and best of all the Mortgage is probably lower than your rent payment. $55,000 MLS# 11-871 Call Tony Wasco 570-855-2424 Trademark Realtor Group 570-613-9090

WILKES-BARRE Nice tow bedroom single, gas heat, enclosed porch, fenced yard. Close to downtown & colleges. Affordable at $42,500. Call Town & Country Real Estate Co. 570-735-8932 570-542-5708

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

WILKES-BARRE

129 & 131 Matson Ave Double Block, 6 rooms + bath on each side. $79,000 Call 570-826-1743

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

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241 Dana Street

WILKES-BARRE

OPEN HOUSE

Sunday 2pm-5pm Completely remodeled home with everything new. New kitchen, baths, bedrooms, tile floors, hardwoods, granite countertops, all new stainless steel appliances, refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher, free standing shower, tub for two, huge deck, large yard, excellent neighborhood $154,900 (30 year loan @ 4.5% with 5% down; $7,750 down, $785/month) 570-654-1490

WILKES-BARRE

164 Madison Street

WHITE HAVEN

321 Franklin St. Great 2 bedroom starter home in the “Garden Village”. Brand new flooring throughout, fresh paint, vinyl siding and replacement windows. Newer electric service, eat in kitchen w/breakfast bar. 1st floor laundry room and off street parking. MLS 11-2302 $89,500 Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 CROSSING REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

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123 Fern Ridge Rd.

28 Woodhaven Dr S

TOWNHOUSE

14 Grandville Drive Nicely landscaped on corner lot. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Spacious open floor plan. Gas Central Air. White Vinyl privacy fencing surrounding yard. Quiet neighborhood. (570) 288-4451

TRUCKSVILLE 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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SWOYERSVILLE

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565 Old Newport St Beautiful Raised Ranch with contemporary flair sets on 1 acre lot. Newly installed hardwood floors in living room, dining room, foyer & hallway lend to a clean sleek look. Lower level could serve as mother-inlaw suite. MLS# 11-2133 $267,000 Call Lynda (570) 696-5418

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134 Brown Street Nicely remodeled, spacious 2-story with attached garage on corner lot. Modern, eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances; large lower level Theatre Room and additional rec room with dry bar and 5th bedroom. Newer roof, mostly newer replacement windows & gas furnace. MLS# 11-1817 Owner says 'just sell it'! REDUCED $99,900 Call Steve Shemo (570) 288-1401 (570) 793-9449

Spacious 3 bedroom, 1.5 baths with textured ceilings, updated kitchen, all appliances including dishwasher, tiled bath with whirlpool tub, 2nd floor laundry room. Replacement windows.

$80,000

MLS# 11-88 Call Arlene Warunek 570-650-4169

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WILKES-BARRE

1400 N. Washington Street Nice 2 story in need of some TLC with low taxes. Near the casino. Roof is 5 years young. Newer water heater (Installed ‘09) replacement windows throughout. 100 AMP electric, tiled bath, w/w carpeting entire first floor. MLS 11-2383 $58,900 Call Don Crossin 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

26-28-30 Blackman Street Nice investment triplex conveniently located on bus route close to schools. Grosses over $3,000/month! Separate gas, electric & water; parking for 10+ cars. MLS#11-423 Call Steve Shemo (570) 288-1401 (570) 793-9449

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WILKES-BARRE

29 Abbott St Accent on Value. 3 bedroom, 2 full baths. Gas Heat. Low taxes. Many recent updates. Possible Duplex. Make an offer! $69,000. Joan Evans Real Estate 570-824-5763

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29 Amber Lane Remodeled 2 bedroom Ranch home with new carpeting, large sun porch, new roof. Move right in! For more info and photos please visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 11-749 $89,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

WILKES-BARRE

324 Hancock St. S 2 story home in move in condition with front & side porches. Nice fenced yard. Cooks eat in kitchen, living room, dining room, nice basement and pull down attic for storage MLS#11-2267 $85,000 Call Lynda (570) 696-5418

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382 Parrish Street

3 bedroom, 1 1/2 baths with natural woodwork and stained glass windows throughout. MLS 10-4382 $45,000 Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468

WILKES-BARRE

54 CORLEAR ST. Well maintained home on a double lot, on a lovely residential street. Walk to the River Common Park. Close to schools. 1st floor bedroom and ½ bath. 2nd floor 2 or 3 bedrooms and a full bath. Although not currently finished, the basement is heated and can be finished for additional living space. Call for your private showing. MLS#11-1142 $109,900. MaryEllen Belchick 696-6566 or Walter Belchick 696-2600 ext. 301

WILKES-BARRE 62 Schuler Street

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. $79,900 MLS 10-4349 Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468

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YATESVILLE PRICE REDUCED

64 West River St

64 West River St Sunday, August 14 2pm-4pm Beautifully restored 1890 Queen Anne with working elevator located in Wilkes-Barre’s Historic District. Built by Fred Kirby. Close to Riverfront Parks and Downtown shops and restaurants. This architectural gem has six bedrooms & 5 baths and a modern kitchen with granite counters and Stainless Steel appliances. Original 2story carriage house for two cars. Hot tub included. MLS 11-2316 $349,900 Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468

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

YATESVILLE REDUCED!

WILKES-BARRE

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 Parsons Manor

PRICE REDUCED!

184 Brader Drive Large, fenced in corner lot surrounds this 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath ranch. Off Dining Room, enjoy a covered deck. All electric home. AC wall unit. Full basement with 2 finished rooms. Attached garage. Shed. Owner Re-locating out of area. MLS 11-2473 $157,400 JANE KOPP REAL ESTATE 570-288-7481

WILKES-BARRE PARSONS

REASONABLE OFFERS ACCEPTED

262 Stucker Ave & Lot-10 Virginia Drive 7 room (3 bedrooms), 1 1/2 baths. Lower Level has family room and 1 car attached garage. To settle Estate. $84,900. 10-2472 Call Joe Bruno 570-824-4560 JANE KOPP REAL ESTATE 570-288-7481

WILKES-BARRE REDUCED

522 Pennsylvania Avenue GET STARTED AFFORDABLY and move up later..... Solid and cared for 3 bedroom home w/walk-up attic, roofs within 6 years, bright and open eat in kitchen, bath with claw foot tub. Enclosed back porch, yard and basement for extra storage. Pleasant neighborhood home. MLS 11-899 $30,000 Call Holly EILEEN MELONE REAL ESTATE 570-821-7022

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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AVOCA

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

DURYEA REDUCED

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

EDWARDSVILLE

WILKES-BARRE

To settle Estate

314 Horton Street Wonderful Family Home, 6 rooms (3 bedrooms), 1 1/2 baths, two-story, Living room with built-in Bookcase, formal Dining Room with entrance to delightful porch. Eat-in kitchen. Private lot, detached garage. A must see home. MLS 11-2721 Asking $75,000 GO TO THE TOP... CALL JANE KOPP REAL ESTATE 570-288-7481

173-175 Zerby Ave. Great income property with additional garage space (34x38) room for 3 cars to rent! Live in one half and have your mortgage paid by the other! $12,000+ potential income! MLS # 11-1111 REDUCED! $59,900 Call John Shelley 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

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EDWARDSVILLE

Lawrence St. Nice 3 unit property. Lots of off street parking and bonus 2 car garage. All units are rented. Great income with low maintenance $159,900 MLS# 10-2675 Call Karen

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP 22 W. Germania St

This 6,600 sq. ft. concrete block building has multiple uses. 5 offices & kitchenette. Over 5,800 sq. ft.. warehouse space (high ceilings). 2 overhead doors. $86,500 MLS 10-1326 Bob Kopec HUMFORD REALTY 570-822-5126

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KINGSTON

49-51 S. Welles Ave 6 unit brick apartment building, fully occupied. Five 1 bedroom & one 2 bedroom apartments. Well maintained. Gross income: $35,100 with possible higher potential gross. Conveniently located to downtown Wilkes-Barre, Kirby Park and shopping. $189,000. MLS # 112405. Ask for Bob Kopec Humford Realty 570-822-5126

KINGSTON

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 REDUCED!!

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NANTICOKE

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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PITTSTON

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

PLYMOUTH

909

Income & Commercial Properties

90-92 Dana Street INCOME PROPERTY Double Your Investment. 2 complete homes. Desirable Neighborhood. Finished 3rd Floor. Well Maintained. Many replacement windows. $79,800 Joan Evans Real Estate 570-824-5763

WYOMING PRICE REDUCED!

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)

Opening a new business? Relocating your business?

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!

912 Lots & Acreage

LARKSVILLE HUGE REDUCTION!

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

Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate 570-474-2340

RESTAURANT FOR SALE

Profitable upscale restaurant / bar in York PA. Includes building, website, liquor license & more! Partial owner financing available. Go to www.YorkRestaurant ForSale.com for more information

SCRANTON 462 W. State St. Lower End Pizza! Established profitable business for sale. Restaurant, bar, game room, separate dining room. Parking for 35 cars. Turnkey operation. Additional parking lot included. For lease or sale $175,000 Call Jay Crossin Ext. 23 Crossin Real Estate 570-288-0770

DALLAS SCHOOL DISTRICT

August 6 & 7 2 Acres $39,500 5 Acres $59,900 Dallas’ Best Address Call Owner (570) 245-6288 DURYEA

44.59 ACRES

DURYEA

Large building lot in private location. Call for Details. Pat McHale 570-613-9080

MOUNTAIN TOP

487(Lot#3) Mountain Blvd. S Vacant commercial land. Not yet assessed for taxes. Map on property available with setbacks, etc. High traffic area. All utilities available. Call for appointment $49,900 MLS#11-1004 Call Vieve Zaroda (570) 474-6307 Ext. 2772

Smith Hourigan Group 570-474-6307

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

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

NEW PRICING!!! EARTH CONSERVANCY LAND FOR SALE *61 +/- Acres Nuangola $99,000 *46 +/- Acres Hanover Twp., $79,000 *Highway Commercial KOZ Hanover Twp. 3 +/- Acres 11 +/- Acres *Wilkes-Barre Twp. 32 +/- Acres Zoned R-3 See additional Land for Sale at www.earth conservancy.org 570-823-3445

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Apartments/ Unfurnished

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915 Manufactured Homes

JENKINS TWP.

1300 sf. 3 bedrooms, 2 bath, open floor plan, all kitchen appliances + 2/3 furniture. 3 TVs, window treatments, central air, wall to wall, yard/porch furniture, grill. Plus a Land Rover. Call Sales Office 570-655-2550

TUNKHANNOCK MOVED - MUST SELL 15 Ethel Lane

Dymond Trailer Park 3 bedrooms, 2 bath rooms, 14x70-’98 Holly Park. Electric appliances included, 8x12 storage shed, enclosed front entrance, propane heat. $16,000 Call (570) 217-7601 after 5:00 p.m. to set an appointment or email diholman@ verizon.net.

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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

SUGAR NOTCH 273 Broadhead Ave Wooded building lot. All utilities - gas electric, sewer & cable TV. Call for appointment $19,900 MLS# 10-2967 Call Vieve Zaroda (570) 474-6307 Ext. 2772

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WEST WYOMING

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61 E. Northampton St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 • Affordable Senior Apartments • Income Eligibility Required • Utilities Included! • Low cable rates; • New appliances; • Laundry on site; • Activities! •Curbside Public Transportation

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BACK MOUNTAIN

Private large 2 bedroom. Yard, parking & appliances. $650/month + utilities and security. Call 570-522-0084

BEAUMONT

Country 2nd floor apartment. 2 bedrooms, kitchen & living room. Water, sewer & heat included. Nice Yard. No Pets. $600/ month + security. 570-639-2256 Leave a Message

DALLAS

2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, 2 story, townhouse style. Laundry room, deck, $650/month + utilities. No pets. 1 year lease, credit check & references required. Call 570-696-0842

DALLAS

3 miles north. 2nd floor, 2 bedroom. Heat, water & garbage included. No pets. $575 + security. Call 570-675-3517 or 570-675-4750

DALLAS

In town 2 bedroom, 1st floor, full kitchen & living room. Water, sewer & garbage included. Nice yard. No Pets. Off street parking. $575 + security 570-639-2256 Leave a Message

DALLAS TWP

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$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

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Quiet 2nd floor, 2 bedroom. Laundry, off street parking w/ carport. Large yard. Includes water, sewer & garbage. References, 1st, last + security required. $550/ month 570-735-8730 570-332-8080

DUPONT

3 bedrooms, 2 bath rooms, no pets, Beautiful, Updated, Lots of Space, $900/per month. Call 570-655-8086

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PITTSTON

19 Ziegler Road Picture a sunrise over the mountain. Ready to build, residential lot. Secluded entrance road from Route 502. Priced to sell! Underground telephone and electric service in place. Make this the site of your future home. MLS#11-486 $55,000 Ron Skrzysowski (570) 696-6551

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GOULDSBORO

LUZERNE

262 Union Street FOR SALE! REDUCED IN PRICE! Quonset building and four cinder block storage units fully rented! Additional property to build offices professional building or restaurant. Grand location, right off the Luzerne exit 6 of the Cross Valley Expressway. $235,900 Call Maribeth Jones 570-696-6565

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

EXETER Over 8 Acres of

Well maintained Duplex, separate utilities, 1st floor has an enclosed 3 season patio plus finished basement with summer kitchen. Move in condition with fenced yard. $76,500 Anne Marie Chopick 570-760-6769

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

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PLYMOUTH 47 N. Thomas St. Well maintained duplex in a nice area of Kingston. 2nd floor unit is occupied. New roof, new heating system, brand new in ground pool recently installed. Laundry hook-up for both units in basement. Newer roof and exterior recently painted. MLS 11-1199 $139,500 Jay A. Crossin 570-288-0770 Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

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

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912 Lots & Acreage

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EDWARDSVILLE 2 apartments. Spa-

cious. 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

EXETER

2nd floor, 1 bedroom. New carpet, freshly painted, washer/ dryer hook-up. $395/ month + utilities. Security & lease required. 570-477-6018 leave message.

EXETER

Newly remodeled. 2nd floor, 2 bedroom, all appliances, laundry hook up, off street parking. No Pets. $550/ month + utilities. Call (570) 417-4311 or (570) 696-3936

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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

FORTY FORT bedroom bunga-

1 low, wall to wall carpet. No pets. $400 + utilities. Ready 9/1. Call 570-466-8261

FORTY FORT

AMERICA REALTY RENTALS ALL UNITS MANAGED call for availability of 1 bedrooms starting at $465 + utilities. ALL NO PETS/SMOKING/ LEASE/EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATION / APPLICATION. Appliances, laundry, parking, modern, very clean standards. 570-288-1422

FORTY FORT

Ransom Street, 1st floor, 1 bedroom, dining room, oak hardwood floors, central air, range & fridge included. Off street parking. $550 Utilities by tenant. Security, references, lease, pets maybe? Handicapped accessible 570-287-5775 570-332-1048

FORTY FORT River Street

2nd floor. 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath. Eat in kitchen with washer & dryer hookups. Refrigerator included. Air Conditioning. Living Room, dining room, closed in porch. Internet and Cable TV included. Off street parking. No pets. No smoking. $825 / month + security. Available August 15. Call for appointment. 570-287-7443

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. $450/month plus utilities NEWLY REMODELED. (570) 357-1138

HARVEYS LAKE

1 bedroom, LAKE FRONT apartments. Wall to wall, appliances, lake rights, off street parking. No Pets. Lease, security & references. 570-639-5920

KINGSTON

131 S. Maple Ave. Large 4 room - 2nd floor. Heat & hot water included. Coin Laundry. Off street parking. No pets. $695/month 570-288-5600 or 570-479-0486

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KINGSTON 1st floor 5 rooms, 2

bedroom, with hardwood floors, modern bath, gas heat & parking. Lease, security, no pets. Anne Marie Chopick 570-760-6769

570-288-6654

KINGSTON

2 bedroom. Includes gas heat. Security & references required. No pets. $675/ month. 570-288-4200

KINGSTON

56 Butler Street 1st or 2nd floor apartment. 5 rooms, 1 bedroom, tile bath, hardwood & carpeting, washer dryer hookups, no pets, security required. $645-$695 / month + utilities. Available August 1. Call 570-288-4203 for appointment

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

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

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MOOSIC 5 rooms, 2nd floor.

Appliances furnished. Heat, water & sewer furnished. $685 + security & references. 570-457-7854

MOUNTAIN TOP

1 Bedroom apartments for elderly, disabled. Rents based on 30% of ADJ gross income. Handicap Accessible. Equal Housing Opportunity. TTY711 or 570-474-5010 This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer.

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.

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NANTICOKE

2 bedroom apartment in great neighborhood. Excellent condition. $445 + utilities. No pets, no smoking.Please Call 570-466-6334

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 2 bedroom. Stove &

KINGSTON

fridge. Washer/dryer hookup. Heat, water sewage & refuse included. Small porch & yard. No pets. $625/month + security & 1 yr lease. Call 570-735-3719

KINGSTON

NANTICOKE 2nd Floor apartment for a tenant who wants the best. Bedroom, living room, kitchen & bath. Brand new. Washer/dryer hookup, air conditioned. No smoking or pets. 2 year lease, all utilities by tenant. Sewer & garbage included. Security, first & last month’s rent required. $440.00 570-735-5185

Remodeled 2 bedroom, dining & living room, off street parking. All new appliances. $575/ month + utilities, security & references. Water & sewer included. Absolutely No Pets. Call 570-239-7770

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 KINGSTON

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LAFLIN

TOWNHOUSE Newly renovated, modern, with tile & wood flooring. State of the art kitchen – new appliances. 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bath. Central Air. Plenty of closets. Centrally located between Scranton & WilkesBarre. $895/month + utilities & security. No pets or smoking. 570-283-1565

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

2nd floor. Modern. 4 rooms, 2 bedroom, carpeting. Stove, fridge, sewer & water included. $500 month + utilities & security. No Pets. Call 570-406-2789 Midtowne Apartments 100 E. 6th Street, Wyoming PA 18644

Housing for

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Elderly, Handicapped & disabled. 570-693-4256 ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED Rents based on income. Managed by EEI

NANTICOKE

FRONT STREET Second floor, across from the park. Renovated, available Sept. 1. 3 bedroom unit $600/month; two 1 bedroom units $350/month; owner pays gas/water/ sewer/garbage. Tenant pays electric. Security deposit, application & credit check required. No pets. Agent, Wendy 570-336-6162

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PITTSTON 77 S. Main Street

2 bedroom, 2nd floor. $400 + utilities. No pets. 570-654-6737 570-212-2908 570-362-4019

PITTSTON

Modern 2 bedroom. Freshly painted, carpeting just cleaned. Modern kitchen and bath. 2nd floor with off street parking. NO PETS. Lease and security required. Includes sewer and refuse. $495/month. Call 570-829-1578

PLYMOUTH

1 bedroom apartment, $495/month + security & electric. Available Now! Call 570-829-0847

PLYMOUTH TWP.

1st floor, 1 bedroom. Eat in kitchen. Washer dryer hookup, off street parking. Stove & fridge already in place. No dogs or cats. First month + security & references. Gas heat & hot water included. $550. Call 570-606-4600 tedthorsen@ hotmail.com

WEST PITTSTON

2 Bedroom Luxury Apart.

Dining room, living room, kitchen. Central Air. All appliances included. 570-430-3095 West Pittston, Pa. GARDEN VILLAGE APARTMENTS 221 Fremont St. Housing for the elderly & mobility impaired; all utilities included. Federally subsidized program. Extremely low income persons encouraged to apply. Income less than $12,250. 570-655-6555, 8 am-4 pm, Monday-Friday. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

WEST WYOMING

Available Immediately 1 bedroom, kitchen, living room, dining room, 1 bath. Small yard and shed, large front porch. $600/ month + utilities + trash sticker. One year lease. Call 570-693-0267

WILKES-BARRE

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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WILKES-BARRE 72 W. River St.

NANTICOKE

Large 3 bedroom apartment. 1st floor, in Hanover section. $650 + security & utilities. Includes, gas range, trash & sewage. Call Bernie 1-888-244-2714

PITTSTON

1 Bedroom apartment. 1st floor, very good condition. $450 + security & utilities. Includes fridge, electric range, sewer & trash. Call Bernie 1-888-244-2714

PITTSTON

2 bedroom. All appliances included. All utilities paid; electricity by tenant. Everything brand new. Off street parking. $675 + security & references 570-969-9268

PITTSTON 2 large bedrooms,

1st floor, washer/ dryer hook-up, off-street parking, storage room in basement, $470 + utilities & security. No Section 8 or CEO Assistance Call 570-822-7657

PITTSTON

2nd Floor, 5 rooms, washer/dryer hookup, fridge, stove, wall-to-wall off-street parking. Excellent Location. $450 + Utilities 570-654-6042 570-655-5326

PITTSTON

3 bedroom. Off street parking, on site laundry. Enclosed porch. Tenant pays electric, sewage & trash. $650 + utilities. Security required. Call (570) 881-1747

Spacious 1st floor, 1 bedroom in an historic colonial house. Next to Barre Hall on Wilkes Campus. Hardwood floors. Washer & dryer, Hot water included. Off street parking. $675 + security. 570-991-1619

WILKES-BARRE 1 bedroom. Large

bath. Washer/dryer hook up. Stove & refrigerator $425 + utilities. No pets. Call 570-779-1684

WILKES-BARRE 1ST OR 2ND FLOOR Parrish Street, 4

Rooms + Kitchen & Bath, $450.00/per month, plus utilities, Call (570)332-8792

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2 & 3 bedroom, 1 bath apartments near General Hospital $525 & $575 + utilities, first, last & security. No pets. 570-821-0463

WILKES-BARRE 2 bedroom.

Includes heat, hot and cold running water. Off street parking. Security required. Background check. $525/mo. For appointment call: 570-814-3138

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SAINT JOHN APARTMENTS 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

WILKES-BARRE Barney Street

3rd floor, 2-3 bedroom attic style apartment. Eat in kitchen, private entrance. Includes hot water & free laundry. Pets ok. $450 / month. Security, references. 570-237-0124

WILKES-BARRE

Duplex, 2nd floor apartment. 1 bedroom. Heat & hot water included. No smoking. No pets. $475 + security. Call 570-823-6829

WILKES-BARRE

HEIGHTS Townhouse type apartments. 2 bedrooms, Stove , Fridge, washer/ dryer hookup. Offstreet parking. Utilities by tenant. No Pets. $450/month 570-825-8355 6 to 8 pm ONLY 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 TOWNSHIP CLEAN 2 BEDROOM APT ON QUIET Nicholson St. For

lease, available immediately, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, refrigerator and stove provided, off-street parking, no pets, $500/ per month, trash & sewer included, $500/security deposit. Call (570) 762-3026 WILKES-BARRE

WStudio, ILKES UNIVERSITY CAMPUS 1, 2, or 3 bedroom. Starting at $400. All utilities included. 826-1934 WILKES-BARRE Š1 bedroom water included Š2 bedroom water included Š4 bedroom half double HANOVER Š4 bedroom large affordable Š1 bedroom NANTICOKE Š2 bedroom large, water included PITTSTON ŠLarge 1 bedroom water included OLD FORGE Š2 bedroom exceptional water included McDermott & McDermott Real Estate Inc. Property Management 570-821-1650 (direct line) Mon-Fri. 8-7pm Sat. 8-noon

WILKES-BARRE

LAFAYETTE GARDENS ! S AVE MONEY THIS YEAR

113 Edison St. Quiet neighborhood. 2 bedroom apartments available for immediate occupancy. Heat & hot water included. $625 Call Aileen at 570-822-7944

WILKES-BARRE LODGE Formerly The Travel Lodge 497 Kidder St., Wilkes-Barre Rooms Starting at: Daily $44.99 + tax Weekly $189.99 + tax Microwave, Refrigerator, WiFi, HBO 570-823-8881 www.Wilkes BarreLodge.com

WILKES-BARRE Maffett St

Just off Old River Road. 7 room, 3 bedroom, 2nd floor duplex. Off street parking, deck in rear. Ample closet / storage. Neutral decor. Appliances included. $625 + utilities, security & lease. No pets. 570-793-6294

WILKES-BARRE

NICE! 1 bedroom 2nd floor. Heat, hot water, TV, parking, porch, oak kitchen. Lots of storage! $525. Available now! Call (570) 825-3004

WILKES-BARRE

WILKES-BARRE/SOUTH

3 bedroom townhouse style. Washer/dryer hook up. Full basement. Tenant pays utilities. $475/month + security. Available Sept 1st. 570-824-4266

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1 room, kitchen, bath, back porch, attic storage. Landlord pays cable TV, all utilities, but electric. $450 + security. 570-362-0055

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Commercial Properties

ASHLEY

Hazleton St. Modern office for lease only. Visible from Rt309 & I-81 with easy access to both. Adaptable to many uses. Tenant pays utilities. $5,000/month Contact Judy Rice 714-9230 MLS# 11-851

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WILKES-BARRE SOUTH

one bedroom apartment. 1.5 baths. All appliances & utilities included. A must see! $900/month Call 570-574-3065

WILKES-BARRE SOUTH SECURE BUILDINGS 1 & 2 bedroom

apartments. Starting at $440 and up. References required. Section 8 ok. 570-332-5723

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KINGSTON 440 PIERCE ST.

Modern medical office space. 1800 sq. ft. multi exam rooms, x-ray, kitchenette, storage and reception. Also can be used for any business purpose. Will remodel to suit. Contact Michael 823-2431 ext 124

KINGSTON

Small efficient building. Can be shop, office or storage. Central Air & Electric $350/month (570) 287-3985

OFFICE SPACE

SHAVERTOWN 3 Spaces: 3,300sf, 500sf & 300 sf. 1 block off Rt 309. (570) 696-9481

PITTSTON

Half Doubles ASHLEY

2 bedroom. Wall/ wall carpet. Washer/dryer hookup. Yard. Off-street parking. $550 + utilities. Security, lease. No Pets. Call (570) 288-7753

ASHLEY

3 bedroom. New carpeting, flooring & painted. Washer/ dryer hook up. $525 + security & utilities. Not approved for Section 8 or CEO Assistance. 570-822-7657

EDWARDSVILLE

6 large rooms, 3 bedrooms. Gas heat, yard, full basement, washer/dryer hookup. $625 + security & utilities. Some pets ok. Call 908-392-2494

FORTY FORT

1/2 DOUBLE

80 Yates Street 2 bedrooms. Offstreet parking, no pets. $900/per month, + utilities. 570-287-5090

HANOVER

Buttonwood Section Completely remodeled large 3 bedroom, 1.5 baths. Off street parking, garbage included. $750/mo plus utilities and security. NO PETS 570-237-5415

HANOVER TOWNSHIP

2 bedroom. $490 /month + utilities & security. Back yard & off street parking. No pets. 570-262-1021

KINGSTON 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 328 Kennedy Blvd. Modern medical space, labor & industry approved, ADA throughout, 2 doctor offices plus 4 exam rooms, xray and reception and breakrooms. Could be used for any business purpose. Will remodel to suit. For lease $2,200/MO. Also available for sale MLS #11-751 Call Charlie VM 101

PITTSTON COOPERS CO-OP

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

PLAINS TWP 7 PETHICK DRIVE OFF RTE. 315 1200 & 700 SF Office Furnished. 570-760-1513

315 PLAZA 1750 & 3200 SF Retail / Office Space Available 570-829-1206

WAREHOUSE/LIGHT MANUFACTURING OFFICE SPACE PITTSTON Main St.

12,000 sq. ft. building in downtown location. Warehouse with light manufacturing. Building with some office space. Entire building for lease or will sub-divide. MLS #10-1074 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

COMMERCIAL

422 North Main Street, Pittston

Scott St. Efficiency 1st floor, heat & hot water, stove, fridge, off street parking. No Pets. $450 + security,references. (570) 696-3381

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ing. Would be great for any commercial use. 1900 sq. ft. on the ground floor with an additional 800 sq. ft in finished lower level. Excellent location, only 1 block from North Cross Valley Expressway and one block from Wyoming Ave (route 11) Take advantage of this prime location for just $995 per month! 570-262-1131

950

gas heat, wall to wall carpet, washer/dryer hookup. $575/month + utilities by tenant. NO PETS! Call 570-690-3367

LUZERNE

Remodeled 2 story, 3 bedroom half double with basement. Very large yard, nice view. Off street parking. $650 + utilities, security & references. Pet OK 570-829-0291 Leave Message

PITTSTON

WILKES-BARRE

Mayflower Section Rent with Option to buy 1 bedroom apartment available. Nice Area. Duplex (1 unit ready now). Easily convertible into a 6 room, 2 bath single. Carpeting, Hardwood, & some appliances included. 570-823-7587

Commercial Properties

FORTY FORT Free standing build-

Wilkes-Barre Apartments Available

419 N. Main St Wilkes Barre

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WEST PITTSTON

Lease 9,000 sq. ft. for $600/month net. Clean, 1/2 bath. Owner. 908-852-4410 Flexible commercial/office space on Main Street. Includes 4 separate offices, large room which could be used as a conference room and a restroom. Very high traffic area. Located in a strip mall that is fully occupied. Parking available. For more details and pictures, visit www.atlasrealtyinc.com. MLS 111832. $750/month + utilities. Call Kim at 570-466-3338.

WILKES-BARRE

PLAINS

79 Warner St 2 bedroom 1/2 double. Living room. All appliances included. Nice, quiet area. Pet friendly. $695. Call 570-814-9700

S. WILKES-BARRE

3 bedroom, 1.5 baths, small yard, front porch, off street parking. $550/month security required. Tenant pays all utilities. 570-332-5723

WEST PITTSTON 3 bedroom in

Great Location. Off-Street parking. Maintenance free. No pets. Non smoking. $650 + utilities, security & last months rent. 570-237-6000

WILKES-BARRE

1 apartment, 1 house Large, lovely 2 bedroom apartment. $585. Nice neighborhood. Also, 3 bedroom house with off street parking, back yard & huge attic. $625. Separate utilities. No pets. References & Security. 570-766-1881

WILKES-BARRE

3 bedroom 1/2 double. Nice neighborhood. Wall/wall carpet. Washer/dryer hookup. A/C. Fenced Yard. No Pets. $650 + utilities. Security & references. After 5, call 570-822-8657

Lease this freestanding building for an AFFORDABLE monthly rent. Totally renovated & ready to occupy. Offices, conference room, work stations, kit and more. Ample parking and handicap access. $1,750/ month. MLS 11-419 Call Judy Rice 5701-714-9230

947

Garages

GARAGES AVAILABLE

(2) One in Pittston, the other in Exeter. Nice and dry masonry garages with overhead doors in quiet neighborhoods. Call 570-430-3095

3 bedrooms, tenant pays utilities. $600/ month + security. 6 month lease. No Pets Call 570-824-4207

WILKES-BARRE

3 bedrooms. Partially furnished, including fridge, stove/dryer. Sewage included. $675/month + security, references & background check. (570) 823-8162 Call after 1pm

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WYOMING 2 bedrooms. Living

room, dining room. Kitchen. Off street parking. $550 + utilities. 570-424-6970

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BACK MOUNTAIN

Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch. Living room, dining room, finished walk out lower level, 2 car garage. All appliances included. $1,400 plus security + utilities. No smoking. Call Clydette 570-696-0897

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

COURTDALE

Small cape cod in quiet neighborhood. 1.5 bedroom, 1 bath, garage. Stove and refrigerator included. Tenant pays utilities and is responsible for upkeep of yard. This home is in great condition and looking for special tenant to maintain. $600/ month, security + 1 month rent in advance. 1 year lease desired. Call 570-283-2057

DALLAS Lovely 4 bedroom

home nestled on 2 acres of land in a quiet, private setting. 2 story deck, above ground pool, large yard, private drive. Oil heat. Washer and dryer included. $975 + security, utilities & references. Water and Sewer included. Call 570-675-7529

DALLAS

Restored Dallas Century Home. Excellent location. 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath with appliances. 2 car garage. Security & references. $1,500/month + utilities. No smoking. No Pets. 570-261-5161

DUPONT

2 bedroom, 1 bath. $500 + utilities & 1 month security. No smoking. No Pets. Call (570) 313-4533

*** FORTY FORT ***

Remodeled single home. 3 bedrooms. Living room, dining room, kitchen. No pets. Nice, residential area. $695 + utilities. 570-288-3469

FORTY FORT

26 Yeager Ave

KINGSTON SINGLE HOUSE

available immediately, 3 bedrooms, 2 bath rooms, all appliances provided, washer/dryer on premises, no pets, $800/ month plus utilities, First & last month/security deposit. Call 570-885-0843 after 9:00 a.m. to set an appointment or email ccamark49@ verizon.net.

LAKE SILKWORTH

2 bedroom, 1.5 bath single home. Lake view with dock & lake rights. Remodeled with hardwood & tile floors. Lake Lehman Schools. No pets No Smoking. $800 + utilities, security & lease. Call 570-696-3289

MOUNTAINTOP

Clean Clean Clean

3 bedrooms. Hardwood floors. Economical gas heat – very well insulated. Washer/dryer hookup. $1,050 + utilities, first, last & security deposit. Reference & credit check. Sorry, no smoking, no pets. 570-474-6821 Leave return phone number.

MOUNTAINTOP

Private setting, 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. Hardwood floors, area rugs, large kitchen, dishwasher, stove & fridge. Office & second floor bonus areas. Laundry hook up in basement. Sewer, water & lawn maintenance included. No Smoking. $1,100/month + security, lease & background check. 570-678-5850

NANTICOKE

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

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NANTICOKE

PITTSTON

3 bedroom, 1 bath, living & dining room. Kitchen with stove, refrigerator & dishwasher. Gas heat & off street parking. $675/month + utilities, security & references. Call (570) 822-8671

WILKES-BARRE

DOLPHIN PLAZA

Rte. 315 2,000 SF Office / Retail 2,000 SF Restaurant/Deli with drive thru window 4,500 SF Office Showroom, Warehouse Loading Dock 4 Acres touching I81 will build to suit. Call 570-829-1206

2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath. Private parking. Yard. Washer / dryer hookup. Cable & Satellite ready. Front & back porch. Non smoking. $650 + utilities, security and References. No Pets. Please Call 570-239-4293

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Outstanding neighborhood. Brick house with 4 large bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. Large modern eat-in kitchen with quality cabinets. Office/den on first floor. First floor laundry. All appliances furnished. Fireplace. All window dressings and partially furnished if desired. Gas, water and electric paid by tenant. $1,800 month. Ask for Bob Kopec Humford Realty 570-822-5126

FORTY FORT

Spacious 4 bedrooms, 1.5 bath, large kitchen with island, 2 car garage, deck & fenced yard. $800/mo. plus security. Utilities by tenant. No pets. Call Monica Lessard (570) 714-6113

570-287-1196 Ext. 3182

HANOVER TWP.

2 bedroom in quiet residential area. Features nice yard, w/d hookup, stove. References, $575 plus utilities. 570-675-1720 Dave Century 21

HARVEYS LAKE

Furnished. 3 bedrooms, kitchen, living & bath. Cable & wireless internet. Washer/dryer. Accepting applications for college students for Sept. Lake rights. 570-639-5041

JACKSON TWP.

3 Bedrooms. No smoking. No pets. Lake Lehman School District. $900/month + utilities Call (570) 498-0612

KINGSTON

54 Krych St. Single: 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, gas heat, wall to wall, kitchen with stove & refrigerator. Quiet street. No pets. Not Section 8 approved. $675/mo. 570-288-6009

KINGSTON

Newly renovated single family home. Hardwood floors, tile floor in kitchen, all new appliances. 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. $850 per month plus utilities and security. References required. No pets or smoking 570-693-1511

Spacious 2 bedroom apartment. Wall to wall carpeting, coin operated laundry on premises. Garbage and sewer included. $600/month plus security. Credit check and references required. Call Monica Lessard

570-287-1196 Ext. 3182

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PENN LAKE

Crestwood School District. Stunning Cape Cod (architecturally designed) available soon for one year rental. Owner's prefer to rent fully furnished but may consider unfurnished. Three bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths 2 car garage on one acre. Features include: large front porch, deck, beautiful kitchen w/ granite countertops, breakfast nook & island.Stainless steel appliances; hardfloors, formal dining room w/ wainscoting. Two story vaulted family room w/ fireplace; first floor master bdrm/bath w/ jacuzzi, walk in shower & vanity dressing area built in; abundant closets, den on first floor plus laundry; second story has 2 additional bdrms & bath. Full basement. Please call or email for details. Requires credit application. Owner may consider partial rent toward purchase for possible lease to own at end of term. Dee Fields, Associate Broker 570-788-7511

deefieldsabroker@gmail.com

Pittston

Desirable 3 bedroom home. Driveway, patio, gas heat $750 + utilities, first, last & security. 570-883-4443

PITTSTON

Single home. 3 bedrooms. New carpeting. Gas heat. No pets. $625 + utilities & security. Call (570) 654-0640

SWOYERSVILLE RENT TO OWN

3 bedroom ranch with in ground pool. Pets ok. No credit check. $795/month. Call (570) 956-2385


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TIMES LEADER www.timesleader.com 953 Houses for Rent WEST PITTSTON

CHARMING VICTORIAN

1/2 double. 6 room, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, eat-in kitchen, washer / dryer hookup. Original woodwork and pocket doors. Full attic and basement. Fenced yard. $680 + heat, utilities, first / last, security & references. Available September 1. Call 570-675-0150

WILKES-BARRE

3-4 bedroom house, yard. Section 8 welcomed. $650 + utilities & security. 570-735-2285

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WILKES-BARRE

Clean, 5 room 2 bedroom, carpeting, hookups, yard, electric heat. $495 + utilities. No pets. 868-4444

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953 Houses for Rent

WILKES-BARRE MONARCH RENTALS 3 bedrooms,

WILKES-BARRE

all appliances provided. Call 570-822-7039

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WILKES-BARRE Riverside Dr.

Stately brick, 4 bedroom, 2 bath & 2 half bath home. Hardwood floors, spacious rooms, beautiful patio, all appliances included. $1,600/ month + utilities. MLS#11-2579 570-696-3801 Call Margy 570-696-0891

SINGLE HOME IN QUIET NEIGHBORHOOD 98 Gilligan Street 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, large eat in kitchen, washer, dryer, stove & refrigerator included. Front porch and rear deck with fenced in yard. Off street parking for three vehicles. NO PETS. Available immediately. $700 per month plus one month security and references. All utilities by tenant. 570-762-7535 or 570-826-0872 ask for Ken

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2011 PAGE 15D 956 Miscellaneous

WILKES-BARRE TWP.

1000 sq.ft. available for lease on 1st floor in Nicholson St. property. Close to 309 & 81. Storage, office, business potential; possible build to suit for appropriate tenant. Call 570-762-3026.

Need to rent that Vacation property? Place an ad and get started! 570-829-7130

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Rooms

HARVEYS LAKE

Nice room for rent. Downstairs house priveleges. $350 / month. Call Matt 570-357-0050

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

1006

A/C & Refrigeration Services

STRISH A/C Ductless / Central

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

1015

Appliance Service

LEN HOSEY Appliance Service Washer/Dryer Range/Dishwasher. Whirlpool, Maytag, Kitchenaid & Roper 287-7973

1024

Building & Remodeling

1st. Quality Construction Co.

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

Senior Citizens Discount! State Lic. # PA057320

570-606-8438 ALL OLDER HOMES SPECIALIST 825-4268. Remodel / Repair Kitchen & Baths

NICHOLS CONSTRUCTION

All Types Of Work New or Remodeling Licensed & Insured Free Estimates 570-406-6044

Northeast Contracting Group

Decks, Sunrooms, Additions, Garages, Roofs, Concrete sidewalks & Driveways, etc. (570) 338-2269

*Your ad will appear in the next day’s paper if placed online before 4 p.m. Mon. through Thurs. Place on Friday before 1 p.m. for Saturday’s paper and before 4 p.m.

Roofing & Siding. Kitchens & Baths. Painting. All types of construction. Free Estimates. 35 years experience. 570-831-5510 570-332-5141

1039

Chimney Service

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

CAVUTO CHIMNEY SERVICE

& Gutter Cleaning Free Estimates Insured 570-709-2479

Chimney Construction

NUMBER

ONE AUDITED

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WEST PITTSTON

Furnished rooms for rent in large Victorian Home. Hardwood floors. Stainless steel Appliances & washer /dryer. Off street parking. $500 $600 / month. All utilities, cable & internet included. Call 570-430-3100

965

Roommate Wanted

HARVEYS LAKE

1 bedroom, fully furnished. Includes utilities/cable, access to lake. $400 month. Call Don 570-690-1827

968

Storage

NANTICOKE

Nice, clean, 13x55 area, 10x10 overhead door, security. $150/month 570-736-3125

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962

CONCRETE & STUCCO Chimneys rebuilt & repaired. Block, sidewalks, walls & steps. Estimates free. 570-457-5849 Licensed. & insured CHRIS MOLESKY CHIMNEY SPECIALIST New, repair, rebuild, liners installed. Inspections. Concrete & metal caps. Licensed & Insured 570-328-6257

1039

Chimney Service

CHIMNEY REPAIRS Parging. Stucco.

Stainless Liners. Cleanings. Custom Sheet Metal Shop. 570-383-0644 1-800-943-1515 Call Now! COZY HEARTH CHIMNEY Chimney Cleaning, Rebuilding, Repair, Stainless Steel Lining, Parging, Stucco, Caps, Etc. Free Estimates Licensed & Insured 1-888-680-7990

1042

Cleaning & Maintainence

A+ CLEANING BY VERA

Homes, apartments & offices. Day, evenings & weekends. 570-309-8128 or 570-817-3750 LOOKING FOR someone Reliable & Dependable to clean your home? SAME PERSON EVERY TIME! 570-793-0776 or 570-814-2685

Residential & Commercial

CLEANING BY LISA Pet Services also

available, including pick up & drop off. 570-690-4640 or 570-696-4792

1054

Concrete & Masonry

All Types of Masonry and Concrete Driveways; Walks; Patios; Floors; Brick; Block; Stone; Versalok; Brick Pavers; Cultured Stone; Parging; Basement Water Proofing. Prompt Service Licensed & Insured Free Estimates Over 20 yrs Exp. www.mcgerard.com 570-941-9122

D. Pugh Concrete

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

Driveways/Patios Sidewalks/Stucco, Brick & Block, Design Finishing WB Licensed & Insured 28 Yrs Experience 570-332-0983

Williams & Franks Inc Masonry contractors. Chimney, stucco & concrete. 570-466-2916

1057Construction & Building

GARAGE DOOR

Sales, service, installation & repair. FULLY INSURED HIC# 065008 CALL JOE 570-606-7489 570-735-8551 H-D Contracting Flooring, siding, decks & much more. Both large and small jobs. Free Estimates. Call Salvatore 570-881-2191

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

1078

Dry Wall

MIKE SCIBEK DRYWALL

Hanging & finishing, design ceilings. Free estimates. Licensed & Insured. 570-328-1230

1084

Electrical

GRULA ELECTRIC LLC

Licensed, Insured, No job too small.

570-829-4077

SLEBODA ELECTRIC Master electrician Licensed & Insured Bucket truck to 40’ 868-4469

1093

Excavating

EXCAVATING & MODULAR HOMES

Driveways, concrete pads & all types of Excavating! (570) 332-0077

1105 Floor Covering Installation

CARPET REPAIR & INSTALLATION

1135

Hauling & Trucking

AA1AAlways C L E Ahauling, NING

cleaning attics, cellar, garage, one piece or whole Estate, also available 10 & 20 yard dumpsters.655-0695 592-1813or287-8302 AAA CLEANING A1 GENERAL HAULING Cleaning attics, cellars, garages. Demolitions, Roofing & Tree Removal. Free Est. 779-0918 or 542-5821; 814-8299 A.S.A.P Hauling Estate Cleanouts, Attics, Cellars, Garages, we’re cheaper than dumpsters!. Free Estimates, Same Day! 570-822-4582 AAA Bob & Ray’s Hauling: Friendly & Courteous. We take anything & everything. Attic to basement. Garage, yard, free estimates. Call 570-655-7458 or 570-905-4820

Vinyl & wood. Certified, Insured. 570-283-1341

Licensed & Insured. We install custom seamless rain gutters & leaf protection systems. CALL US TODAY ABOUT OUR 10% OFF WHOLE HOUSE DISCOUNT! 570-561-2328

GUTTER CLEANING Window Cleaning.

Regulars, storms, etc. Pressure washing, decks, docks, houses,Free estimates. Insured. (570) 288-6794

1132

Handyman Services

All in a Call

Painting, Grass Cutting, floor maintenance, basements / attics cleaned. Free Estimates. Dependable & Reliable. Package deals available. Call 570-239-4790 or 570-388-3039

ALL MAINTENANCE WE FIX IT

Electrical, Plumbing, Handymen, Painting Carpet Repair & Installation All Types Of Repairs 570-814-9365

Call Johnnie

Need help with a project or small jobs done? Evenings & weekends. References. 570-855-3823

DO IT ALL HANDYMAN

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

The Handier Man

We fix everything! Plumbing, Electrical & Carpentry. Retired Mr. Fix It. Emergencies 23/7

299-9142

AFFORDABLE All Junk Cars & Trucks Wanted Highest Prices Paid In CA$H FREE PICKUP

570-574-1275

MOWING, TRIMMING EDGING, SHRUBS & HEDGES. TREE PRUNING. TILLING. LAWN CARE. MULCHING. FULLY INSURED. CALL & SAVE 10% OFF LAST BILL. FREE ESTIMATES 570-814-0327

A.B.C. Professional Painting 36 Yrs Experience We Specialize In New Construction Residential Repaints Comm./Industrial All Insurance Claims Apartments Interior/Exterior Spray,Brush, Rolls WallpaperRemoval Cabinet Refinishing Drywall/Finishing Power Washing Deck Specialist Handy Man FREE ESTIMATES Larry Neer 570-606-9638

Patrick & Deb’s Deb’s Landscaping Landscaping, basic handy man, cleaning, moving & free salvage pick up. AVAILABLE FOR FALL CLEAN UPS! Including gutter cleaning & removing small branches. Free estimates. Call 570-793-4773

1183

Masonry

CHOPYAK MASONRY New Chimneys/ Repairs Sidewalks, Steps, Concrete Free Estimates Fully Insured

570-674-7588

CONCRE