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Ed Ackerman, optimist

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The Salvation Army and I The Salvation Army asks me for precious little these days. Even at that, I too often have to say “no.” Like the upcoming advisory board Christmas dinner. I won’t be there again this year. Why they keep me on the board I don’t know. But I’m glad they do. I love the Salvation Army. I was “volunteered” for the board in the spring of 1986 by Thomas R. Davis. I’ll never forget his words on the phone: “Ed, I can tell by your writing you’re an altruistic fella …” Little did I know what that phone call would get me into. My first brush with the Salvation Army had occurred the previous December. You’re going to think I’m making this up, but I actually got wind of a story involving a man and his pregnant wife with no money trying to return to their home town in time for Christmas. Their names were not Joseph and Mary but that’s one of the very few ways this story differed from the original one. I can-

not recall every detail but they somehow wound up stranded in Wilkes-Barre with no means of getting back to Vermont. Someone told them to go to the Salvation Army in West Pittston and look up a miracle worker named Ruth Pryce. They did, and Ruth managed to get them home. The guys at the little American Legion Post 477 in Pittston chipped in $128 out of their pockets for the bus tickets and a little food money. I wrote the story, which prompted Tom Davis to make his phone call, and just like that I had a front row seat for the escapades of Ruth and her sidekick Bertha Harris, and all of the Salvation Army officers who followed in West Pittston. At my first board meeting I was jotting down notes as treasurer Jimmy Condosta read his report. When he came to “cash on hand” and said $285, I dropped my pen and looked up. Bertha Harris was staring at me. Her eyes seemed to say, “Welcome to the Salvation

Army, Ed.” I remember another meeting when Bertha told a story of rummaging in the cupboard for a jar of tomato sauce. “You might as well stop looking,” she heard Ruth say from behind her. “I gave it away yesterday.” “You gave it away?” Bertha asked. “Well, I couldn’t very well hand someone a box of macaroni without something to dump over it,” Ruth answered. “And what do you suppose we dump over our macaroni tonight?” Bertha responded, laughing because she would have done the same thing. Ruth and Bertha lived to give. At one meeting, a few of the board members were talking about lobster tail. “I was telling Major Harris one day that I think lobster is my favorite food,” Ruth said. “But I can’t be sure because I haven’t tasted it in 25 years.” Just as I was daydreaming about taking Ruth and Bertha for lobster tail, Ruth raised her

voice in excitement. “Here’s the best news,” she squealed, “we received a donation of 40 chickens! What a thrill to give a family a nice chicken along with a bag of egg noodles.” Another time, Ruth was doing Salvation Army work late one winter’s night when her old station wagon conked out. “I sat there,” Ruth later told the board, “and said to God: I know my doctor wants me to lose weight and a walk home would do me good. But if it’s all the same to you, I’d rather drive.” With that, she turned the key again and the engine started. Jimmy Condosta had a response. “You know, Major,” he said. “When my car won’t start I talk to God too, but not in so many words.” When I think of my early days with the Salvation Army – the days when they’d stuff me with pillows to play Santa at the children’s party – I cannot help but think of the fine people who have passed on: Jimmy Condosta, Lew Winans, Frank

Gubbiotti, Sue Stettler, Coray Miller, Harry Schmaltz. Ruth and Bertha were transferred several years ago. Bertha is gone but Ruth came to visit me a couple of years ago. Then there’s the present-day Salvation Army folks: Jay Delaney, with whom I manned a red kettle Saturday morning; Ann Marie Adonizio and husband John who took over after us; Tony Grieco, Rose Grimes, Mike Insalaco and others. And carrying on in the tradition of Ruth and Bertha is current officer Major Sheryl Hershey, who this year has had to deal with a flood in addition to the usual duties. I now support the Salvation Army more with my checkbook than my time and you can to. Send or drop off donations at 214 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston, PA 18643, call 655-5947 to volunteer, or just drop a buck or two or even a little change into a Salvation Army kettle. I guarantee they will spend it well. And not on lobster tail.

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30 artists displaying work at new ‘Arts SEEN Gallery’ on Main Street By Jack Smiles

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Co-founder Mike Burnside of Harveys Lake places a sign in front of the new Arts SEEN Gallery on South Main Street in Pittston during the grand opening on Friday morning. PHOTOS BY BILL TARUTIS

Susan Jones, of Pittston, right, and her daughter Erin Lay look over some prints at Arts SEEN Gallery on South Main Street in Pittston during their grand opening on Friday morning.

at Frances Slocum and Promised Land state parks. “When I was kayaking I marveled at the patterns on the water and so I took

my camera with me,” she said. Campenni, from West Pittston, is a college professor and Wyoming Area school director.

Woodturner Sonny Jones, of Pittston, arranges his wooden snowmen at Arts SEEN Gallery on South Main Street in Pittston during their grand opening on Friday morning.

“It’s wonderful,” she said of the gallery. “There’s no politics in art. It’s emotional and spiritual.” Photographer Sherri Prokop-

chak, of Kingston, said a Pittston gallery is a good opportunity for See GALLERY, Page 17

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here might one check out a Victorian era Christmas storefront display, browse antique and collectible shops and art galleries, shop an upscale clothing outlet, grab a slice of New York style pizza, have a martini at a vintage glass block bar, tip a pint in an Irish pub, play a round of billiards and kibitz over gourmet coffee and homemade specialty pastries? New York might be one answer, but all these things are available, or soon will be, in just one block of Main Street right here in Pittston. An art gallery with 30 artists exhibiting and selling had a soft opening Friday in a storefront between the Coffee Table Restaurant and the Open Space at 71 South Main. Kathleen Godwin, of Arts YOUniverse, and Mike Burnside, of the Cultural Council of Luzerne County, conceived of the idea for an art gallery in Pittston which they call the Arts SEEN Gallery. They are partners in similar gallery in WilkesBarre. “We’re very excited to be in Pittston. We’re replicating a gallery in Wilkes-Barre that’s been open two years,” Godwin said. The storefront is seen as a good spot for a gallery because of its accessibility to foot traffic and the wall space. Of the 30 artists who have rented space in the gallery, many are from the Greater Pittston area. Artist Bill Brandenburg is a Pittston native who lives in Wilkes-Barre. His unique mixed media creations are hard to describe on paper. He mixes pen and ink, photography and items such as amusement park ride tickets in his collages. “It’s a good idea,” Brandenburg said of the Pittston gallery. “I’ve been with them in WilkesBarre for two years. Why not give it a go in Pittston? It’s a good spot.” Estelle Campenni is exhibiting her photographs of lake water she took on kayak excursions

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Cosgrove helps library launch campaign Gift of his personal library prompts Pittston Library to expand By Ed Ackerman

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ittston native John P. Cosgrove was just completing his first year working for Sen. Hiram Johnson of California when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. “The next day, I walked up the hallway to hear Roosevelt’s ‘Day in Infamy’ speech,” he told a gathering at Fox Hill Country Club last Friday night. “And the next morning I went to the Navy recruiter and said, ‘Here I am.’” Cosgrove, who served with the U.S. Navy throughout World War II and is secretary to the board of the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., was visiting Pittston to help kick off a capital campaign to expand the Pittston Area Memorial Library. Cosgrove, who resides in Washington where he spent some 70 years working in the media including a stint as president of the National Press Club, donated his personal library including thousands of volumes, correspondence and memorabilia, to his hometown library three years ago. When the Pittston library suggested they were going to expand in part to display the collection, Cosgrove donated $50,000 to get the project going. The invaluable collection coupled with the donation prompted the library trustees to name the proposed project the Cosgrove Annex and to undertake a capital campaign to pay for it. Friday night’s reception at Fox Hill was the formal kickoff of the campaign. During the reception, Cosgrove, 93, entertained the gathering with a few tales of his illustrious career. One involved his first job on Capitol Hill gained through what seemed to be a case of mistaken identity. Cosgrove, only 20 at the time, wandered into an office in the Press Club building and when asked if he was the fellow who “came about the job” he went right along. He wound up writing speeches for the Republican National Committee, a position his sister suggested would prompt his father, a See LIBRARY, Page 40

John P. Cosgrove, right, gets a laugh out of master of ceremonies Ed Ackerman, Dispatch editor, at a reception kicking off a capital campaign to expand the Pittston Area Memorial Library. PHOTOS BY TONY CALLAIO

Accepting a $5,000 check from Wells Fargo Bank, represented by Kevin Engleman, left, is Anne Hogya, library director, Carol Crane, campaign director, and Barbara Quinn, chair of the Board of Trustees.


Tierney enrolled at LCCC at 52, earned Bachelor’s from Bloomsburg at 57 By Jack Smiles

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At an age when a lot of people were attending 30-year college reunions, Leo Tierney was just starting his college days. Tierney was 52 when he enrolled fulltime at Luzerne County Community College after a 30-year career in the restaurant industry. Earlier this year at 57 he graduated from Bloomsburg University with a Bacholer’s Degree in elementary education. But, Tierney said, getting a degree was not his plan when he first looked at courses at LCCC. “I really went just to take a marketing course,” he said. “I have to give credit to LCC. They said their adult learning program could be an opportunity for me.” Once he got the Associate’s Degree from LCCC, he decided to take out some loans and go for the bachelor’s at Bloomsburg. Through as agreement between the schools which allows students to take Bloomsburg cours-

es at LCCC and by commuting to Bloom for other courses, Tierney earned the degree. Though Tierney had not been inside a classroom since high school, he excelled as an adult student making the Dean’s List and President’s List and graduating Magna Cum Laude. “Because it was full-time, it became job-like,” he said. “It was a good marriage. I was ready and it was available.” As it turned out the timing of his graduation wasn’t the best as school districts are facing budgets crunches and aren’t replacing retiring teachers, so Tierney is preparing himself for alternative education positions to expand his options. He’s certified in Family and Consumer Science, is working on a special education certification at King’s and volunteering and observing at the Alternative Learning Center in Plains. Tierney has two sons, Paul and Michael. His mother is Anne D. Tierney of West Pittston.

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Shooters Billiards and Arcade, on S. Main, fulfills owner’s dream By Jack Smiles

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lie LaTorre’s on Main Street – is one of them. “It’s beautiful,” Faraday said as he sized up a shot on Friday afternoon. “It’s everything you want in a pool room. Not too big, not too small and owners who care. They’re responsive to the customers. You ask for something and the next time you come it’s here.” That’s what Homschek and his wife and business partner Jessica, who have been married 30 years, are going for, an establishment that puts the customers first. For example, while the hours are officially 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday and to midnight on Friday and Saturday, Keith said, “If people are playing we ain’t leaving. We won’t throw them out. The other night we were here until two in the morning.” Keith left a 30-year job to open Shooters. “I’m too young to retire, but I was there 30 years. I told my wife it’s time to go. I don’t want to do that anymore, so she said let’s do this.” “He always wanted to do this,” Jessica said. “He always wanted to do a pool hall. His dreams are my dreams.” See SHOOTERS, Page 7

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Keith said he didn’t consider anywhere but Pittston. “One of my buddies knew this place was available. We came and looked at it, the price was right and it’s a perfect spot right in the middle of town.” It took three months of work to get the place renovated for pool.

The five tables are rented by time and monitored by a computer system. Shooters is bright and clean and non-smoking. The Homescheks hope to appeal to young players as well as veterans. Their own children, Lindsay, 26 and Keith Jr, 20, are players.

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Last ride for Cadillacs Saturday at Bar on Oak The Cadillacs had plenty of tune-ups over the last 20 years, but they kept on running like a new machine. But now it’s time to put her in the garage. The Cadillacs, Greater Pittston venerable rock ‘n’ roll band, will play its last public gig on Saturday at Bar on Oak. That’s next Saturday, Dec. 3. Band leader Gene Guarilia formed the Cadillacs in 1990. The original line up was Guarilia on bass, Mike Emlaw, drums; Mike Haddock, banjo, guitar, fiddle; and Tony Alu guitar and vocals. As the band got popular Emlaw and Haddock left because they couldn’t commit the time. Lennie Mesko replaced Emlaw on drums. He passed away and was replaced by Jimmy Musto for five years. Gene’s son Mike played guitar for awhile and Mike Sperazza was in the line up for awhile. The current line up is: Guarilia, Alu, Davey Williams, Larry Mellas, and Larry’s wife Mary Jo Mellas on drums. From the band’s website: After 21 years, the Cadillacs have decided to call it quits. We would like to thank all of you who have followed us through these years. We have had lots of fun and have lots of memories which we will forever cherish. Our last public performance will be December 3 at the Bar on Oak in Pittston. Previous members of the band will be performing along with some special guest appearances. We hope all of you can attend and enjoy our last public night as the Cadillacs. Also, keep an eye out for members of the Cadillacs who veer off into new bands. Tony - The Duke and the Dauphin, Davey - Solo work, and Larry and Mojo - New band (name yet to be decided upon). Thanks to all of you again and may God bless.

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Leanne and Ryan Tabit, daughter and son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Tabit of Plains, were recently awarded the Paderewski Gold Medal during the 2011 National Guild Piano Auditions at

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The Care and concern Health Clinic in Pittston is working with Toys for Tots to provide toys for the children and families active with the clinic this Christmas. The clinic has registered more than 400 children between the ages of birth and 12 years old, twice the number of those served last year. Volunteers from the clinic and community are preparing to distribute the toys Dec. 10. Anyone wishing to contribute can contact the Toys for Tots program or drop off a donation at the parish office at 35 William St., Pittston, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shown organizing the distributions of the toys are, from left, first row, Lil Dominici, RN, Catherine Bradshaw and Amanda Moyer, Commonwealth Medical College students. Second row, Angelo Montante, LSW, Mary Hughes, Grace Bradshaw, coordinator of the toy give away and Regina Rushkowski.

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Joseph and Gloria Balent of Dupont and the late James and Pauline Tabit. The West Pittston Police Department urges residents to secure their homes and valuables. Since the flood devastated the area, many homes are still not occupied. Residents are asked to call 911 if they notice anything suspicious in nature, whether it is vehicles or people. Happy Birthday! Happy Birthday wishes go to Mary Vitek of Port Griffith celebrating on November 28. Happiest 21st Birthday to Fredrica Maria Coyne who is celebrating today! Happy belated birthday wishes to Hughestown resident Mary

Petro who celebrated Nov. 26. Robert Dale Chorale On Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 3 and 4, the Robert Dale Chorale will present NOEL Sing We: A Christmas Celebration, a program of choral music. Saturday’s performance will be held at St. Nicholas R. C. Church in Wilkes-Barre at 8:00 p.m. Sunday’s performance will be held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Scranton at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 for seniors and WVIA members, and $7 for students. Children under 12 will be admitted free when accompanied by a parent. For more information about the Robert Dale Chorale, visit www.robertdalechorale.org, contact the Chorale office at (570) 586-3921, or find the Chorale on Facebook. Parking information and directions are also available on the website, as is information about the Chorale’s future concerts: the 28th Annual Messiah SingAlong on Dec. 18 and the 27th Annual NEPA Bach Festival March 17-18. Be a Good Skate Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza will open its doors for public ice skating on Tuesday, Dec. 6, in support of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. Anyone bringing an unwrapped toy or making a $5.00 contribution to Toys for Tots is permitted to skate. This is the only day throughout the year that the public is allowed to skate on the ice at Mohegan SunArena, home to the WilkesBarre/Scranton Penguins. The public skate will run from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Refreshments will be available for purchase at arena concessions stands. Patrons must bring their own skates. Skate rentals are available at the Community Ice Rink at Coal St. in Wilkes-Barre for $3 per pair starting at 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5.


Celebration will benefit Duryea 3-year-old with heart disease there will be raffle baskets, show tickets, gift items and certificates to be given away to benefit Anthony. There will be a fashion show from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. featuring the all-new Sapphire clothing line. Reservations are necessary to be admitted to the show. Call 602-7700. The first 200 people to reserve will be admitted. A shopping extravaganza will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. where wine and cheese will be served. Call to reserve your place at the phone number above. Edyta will be on-site from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with

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Advent concert next Sunday at Queen of Apostles As part of a 63-year choral history of songs for the season, the Catholic Choral Society will present an Advent Concert at Our Lady, Queen of the Apostles Church, 715 Hawthorne St., Avoca, on Sunday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. The group will be singing sacred Advent and Christmas music as well as a few secular Christmas pieces. The concert is open to the public free of charge. Pastor of Our Lady, Queen of the Apostles Church is Rev. Phillip J. Sladicka. The Catholic Choral Society is composed of more than 60 members from both Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties. Dr. Thomas Rittenhouse and Brenda Grunza are co-presidents of the Catholic Choral Society. Ann Manganiello is music director of this group and Jean Shields is accompanist. For information about concerts and membership please call 570-587-2753 and seewww.catholichoralsociety.org. PRO-LIFE MEETING On Dec. 10 the gathering of Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, a pro-life rosary apostolate, will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. to pray for an end to abortion at the Allentown Women’s Center, 1409 Union Blvd. Local transportation provided. Rides are available at 7:00 a.m. from St. Ann’s Basilica, West Scranton. Leader is Passionate Father Ed. Buchheit. For more information call 347-5691. World Apostolate of Fatima Reparation Vigil to the Sacred Heart of Jesus & the Immaculate Heart of Mary is held every first Friday of the month. The next evening vigil is: Dec. 2 at The Oblates of St. Joseph, Rt. 315, Pittston. A pro-life meeting will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at Our Lady of Victory Church, Harveys Lake, at 6:30 p.m. For more info contact Donna Baloga: (570) 239-9404

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Potato pancake, clam chowder sale The annual potato pancake and clam chowder dinner will be held on Friday, Dec.2 from 3 to7p.m. at Holy Mother of Sorrows Parish Hall, Dupont. Kingston will hold its first Christmas Gala fund raising event on Friday, Dec. 2, from 710 p.m. in the Nave of Grace Church. Many of the area’s finest restaurants will provide food for the event. Musical performances will be presented throughout the evening beginning with inspiring instrumentals performed by Supplee Strings, vocals from the Wyoming Seminary Madrigal Singers, and Shawn Klush, the world’s premier Elvis tribute artist, will sing a medley of Elvis Presley’s favorite Christmas songs. A silent auction of Christmas wreaths donated by local business will be held, and an array of gift baskets and other merchandise will also be featured in the raffle. Reservations for the event can be made by calling the Grace Episcopal Church office at 570.287.8440. Cost for the event is $50 per person in advance or $60 at the door. For more information, call Nancy Pleskatch, church secretary at 287-8440.

PEDIATRIC CLINIC The Care and Concern Pediatric Health Clinic will be open the first and third Thursday of each month. The clinic is located in the former Seton Catholic School Building on William Street, Pittston. Free health care is provided for infants through age 11. Registration is from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Please bring your child’s immunization records with you. Parents or guardians must be present to have their child examined.

Takeouts are available from 1 p.m. Donation of $7 includes pancakes, soup, dessert and beverage. All are welcome.

All services are free and confidential. The clinic is sponsored by the Care and Concern ministries of the Parish Community of St. John the Evangelist, Msgr. John Bendik, Pastor. For more information call 855-6035. BIBLICAL STUDY Origins - The Foundation of Creation and Man, a study on the Biblical perspective or origins, will be held at the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 317 Luzerne Avenue in West Pittston on Sunday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. through Sunday, Nov. 13. This study is open to the serious Bible student as well as interested individuals on a love offering basis, regardless of church affiliation. Pre-registration is recommended and can be done by calling the church office at 6542500. REFORMED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF WYOMING VALLEY 1700 Wyoming Avenue, FortyFort Pastor Rev. R.F. Dymond Morning Worship: 10:30 a.m. Bible School: 11:45 a.m. Wednesday evening prayer service: 6:30 p.m. every other Wednesday Visitors are welcome. For additional information call 570693-1918 The Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America, Atlantic Presbytery, conducted a service of reception to welcome the American Presbyterian Church of Forty Fort into its denomination at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 21 at the church location. The church’s new name is

the Reformed Presbyterian Church of Wyoming Valley. Rev. Paul Brace, Pastor of Hazleton Area Reformed Presbyterian Church and Moderator of the Presbytery presided. BENNETT PRESBYTERIAN 501 Bennett Street, Luzerne Everyone is welcome. The church is handicap accessible. BETHEL UNITED METHODIST Main St., Avoca 11:15 a.m. Worship BRICK UNITED METHODIST 905 Foote Ave., Duryea Pastor Michael Shambora Service: Sunday 9:45 a.m. CORPUS CHRISTI PARISH 605 Luzerne Ave, West Pittston All children are welcome to join the Youth Choir. Practices are Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. in ICC. Contact Mary Supey at 237-2275 Adult choir practices are Saturdays, following the 4 p.m. Mass in ICC. All are invited to join Father Arbo for Advent Bible Study on Monday evenings in the rectory at 7:00 p.m. The first session will take place Monday, Nov. 28. Students in 7th grade and older are invited on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 6:00 p.m. in ICC hall for a planning meeting and pizza party. Registration forms are in the vestibule. All are invited Sunday, Dec. 11, immediately following the 10:30 a.m. liturgy in Immaculate Conception Church hall. Tickets will be available after masses next weekend. Donation is $8 for

adults, $5 for children and children under 3 years old free. You may also call the rectory 6542753. New missalettes, which will begin use this weekend, The First Sunday of Advent, are hard cover books which will be used for years. Parisioners can choose to memorialize from 1 to 9 books at a cost of $30 each;10 to 99 books at a cost of $25.00 each or 100 books at a cost of $2,000. Out of the 550 missalettes ordered, there are 434 available. For further information, please call the rectory. Immaculate Conception Church is in need of a new air conditioning system. The parish has entered into an agreement with Air Excellence for a new system. The cost to the parish will be $40,750. To date, $1,100.00 in donations has been received without solicitations. Contributions are needed for the balance of $39,650.00. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Pittston Rev. James H. Breese, pastor, First Baptist Church, Water Street, Pittston Sunday 9:30 a.m. Worship and praise service/Children’s Sunday school, adult/teen Sunday school immediately following service. Wed. 7:15 p.m. Bible Study FIRST CONGREGATIONAL UCC 500 Luzerne Avenue West Pittston Sunday, 11 a.m. Worship Service Mark Obrzut will lead the worship today. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 14 Broad Street Pittston Sunday Worship 9:15 a.m. with Rev. William N. Lukesh. FIRST UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH West Pittston Services are being held at St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic See FAITH, Page 11


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Church, Wyoming Ave., Exeter as the church recovers from the flood of September 2011. There is parking on Wyoming Avenue and in the parking lot behind the church. FULL GOSPEL CHAPEL Avoca Weekly church schedule is: Adult Sunday School, 9:30; Sunday morning worship at 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday evening Bible study and prayer service at 7:00. The church also hosts the Rose of Sharon Church with Rev. Vincente Torres on Sunday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. for the Hispanic community. GLENDALE GOSPEL CHURCH 105 Church Drive Glendale/Pittston Township Sunday Service 10:45 a.m. HARDING CHURCH OF CHRIST RR 1 Box 187A, Falls Sunday services: 10:00 a.m.

HOLY MOTHER OF SORROWS PNCC 212 Wyoming Avenue, Dupont Rev. Zbigniew Dawid, Pastor Sunday Masses: 8:00 a.m. Traditional Mass, 10:30 a.m. Traditional High Mass, 9:15 a.m. School of Christian Living and Confirmation Class Daily Mass 9:00 a.m. Monday and Tuesday 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Thanksgiving Mass 9:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday Advent Potato Pancake and Soup Dinner will be held on Friday, Dec. 2. Serving will be from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the church hall. Takeouts start at 1:00 p.m. donation is $ 7.00. The dinner includes potato pancakes, soups, desserts and beverage. Annual Christmas Party by District 1 PNU will be on Wednesday Dec. 7, at Holy Mother of Sorrows Hall at 6:00 p.m. A buffet dinner featuring roast beef and chicken will be served. Cost per person is $15. Make you reservations and payment with Joan at 344-1513 by Nov. 30. All District 1 members

and their families are welcome. The Brownie Girl Scout Troop #33589 of Dupont is collecting items for the Greater Pittston Meals on Wheels program. They are asking for donations of canned fruits and vegetables, cake and cookie mixes, and Jello and pudding mixes. The deadline for donations is Dec. 15. All donations can be dropped off at the church hall or in the vestibule of the church during times of services.

INKERMAN PRESBYTERIAN Main St., Inkerman Services: Sundays, 8:30 a.m. LANGCLIFFE PRESBYTERIAN Main Street Avoca The Langcliffe Church is handicapped accessible. Sunday school is also provided for young children during worship service.

MOOSIC ALLIANCE CHURCH 608 Rocky Glen Road, Moosic Pastor: Doug Jensen 457-6020 maccma2@verizon.net Saturday evening Bible Study at 6:00 p.m. Saturday evening Worship at 7:00 p.m. Sunday morning Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning Worship at 10:45 a.m. Prayer meeting, Wednesdays See FAITH, Page 12

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at 7:00 p.m. Celebrate Recovery Ministry, Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. OBLATES OF ST. JOSEPH Highway 315, Pittston Masses are held daily in the seminary chapel at 7:00 a.m. (Monday – Friday) and on Saturday mornings at 8:00 a.m. There are no weekend Masses. Confessions are heard daily from 9:00 a.m. – noon and from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Office hours are Monday – Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., evenings and weekends by appointment. Office phone number is 654-7542. Every Wednesday evening Mass is celebrated at 7:00 p.m. in conjunction with the Novena to St. Joseph & St. Joseph Marello. Novena prayers and the blessing of the first-class relic of St. Joseph Marello, Founder of the Oblates of Saint Joseph Congregation, immediately follow the Mass. Tune into Catholic Radio 750 AM. The radio studio is located in the seminary building and is broadcast daily from dawn to dusk. For more information about this station, contact Ed Niewinski at 287-4670. The annual Advent Retreat, hosted by the Josephite-Marellian Lay Association, is sched-

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uled for Sunday, Dec. 4 and will take place at the Oblate-staffed parish of Holy Annunciation in Hazleton. The retreat is free and open to the public and bus transportation will be provided to and from Hazleton for those wishing to attend. The bus will leave at 2:00 p.m. from the Oblates Seminary. Retreat begins at 3:00 p.m., which includes conferences, confessions, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and a concluding Mass at 5:30 p.m. (the parish evening Mass). Light refreshments will follow the Mass. If you are planning to attend, kindly contact the seminary office (654-7542) in order to provide properly for bus transportation. Check out more information about the seminary and the Oblates of St. Joseph locally and worldwide by turning to their website:www.oblates-stjoseph.com Monthly Vocation Holy Hour will be held this Thursday, Dec. 1, at 7:00 p.m. in the seminary chapel. This special devotion is open to everyone and includes exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, private adoration, recitation of the rosary with vocationtheme meditations, Scriptural reading, sermon, general intercessions and benediction. Come and join us as we pray for an increase of vocations to the priesthood and religious life, especially in the Oblates of St. Joseph and in the Diocese of Scranton. Blue Army First Friday Prayer Vigil is set for Friday, Dec. 2, be-

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seph Marello. Plans will be finalized for the Christmas party on Dec. 16 at Goodfello’s Restaurant, Rte. 315, Jenkins Twp. New members are always welcome to be a part of the spiritual and apostolic ministry of the Oblate Fathers in the Greater Pittston area. ST. JOSEPH MARELLO PARISH OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL ST. ROCCO’S Pittston Religious Education Classes on Wednesday afternoon. Confirmation Classes on Sunday morning. Mt. Carmel Senior Choir will hold rehearsals on Mondays from 7-8:30 p.m. St. Rocco Senior Choir will resume weekly rehearsals on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. in the choir loft of St. Rocco Church. New members are welcome. The annual Advent retreat, hosted by the Josephite-Marellian Laity Association, is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 4 and will take place at the Oblate-staffed

ston Churches on Sunday, December 11, 5:30 to 6:30 pm in the Religious Education Center at Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish, Main St. Pittston. The St. Joseph Marello Altar & Rosary Society will hold its December meeting on Thursday,

Dec.15, at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Center. This meeting will be a catered gathering at a cost of $12 per member/guest. Please call the rectory at 654-6902, Theresa Mulesky at 655-2006 or Joyce Capone at 655-8442 before Dec. 10 if you are planning to attend.

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parish of the Holy Annunciation in Hazleton. The retreat is free and open to the public and bus transportation will be provided to and from Hazleton for those wishing to attend. The bus will leave at 2:00 p.m. from the Oblates of St. Joseph Seminary, Rte. 315, Laflin. Retreat begins at 3:00 p.m., which includes conferences, confessions, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and a concluding Mass at 5:30 p.m. (the parish evening Mass). Light refreshments will follow the Mass. If you are planning to attend, kindly contact the seminary office (654-7542) in order to provide properly for bus transportation. 1224 Show will take place at Mt. Carmel Parish Center on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are now available at the rectory office Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or Rock Street Music, Main St. Pittston, at $15 each.(make checks payable to Rock St. Music). Volunteers on behalf of Birthright of Scranton will be at the entrances of the church on December 4 & 5. Pittston Catholic Youth Group just completed a wonderful meeting. The next meeting will be held for all of the Greater Pitt-

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OUR OPINION Downtown we go again If we have written 1,000 editorials on downtown revitalization, here’s 1,001. As the story beginning today on page 3 illustrates the long-anticipated, and in some quarters skeptically maligned, effort to make downtown Pittston viable again may be on the verge of major successes. While in the past progress has been incremental – a new business opening here and blight demolition there – now there are several projects coming to a head simultaneously which will make a major difference in the city’s look and commerce. To wit: Streetscape, the Open Space with Boden Outlet, the Arts SEEN Gallery, façade restoration, pedestrian walkways connecting to Kennedy Boulevard, and new businesses like Shooters, now open, and a tomato-themed ale house pending in the old Bottoms Up building. Combine those with existing business like Rooney’s Irish Pub, the Coffee Table, Yore Antiques, and the very impressive Palazzo and we are encouraged. The trick to making this effort work in a longer run is people. Pittston needs people to live and work in and near downtown. That why we are pulling for the efforts to create mid-scale apartments in a tower on Kennedy and in the old Burne Building fronting Spring Street. We might add that a key part of the downtown which must be addressed is the former Liberty Bank at the corner of William and Water streets. It’s a majestic piece of the city’s past and we worry that the longer it sits empty the tougher it will be to sell it as a viable piece of real estate. But what might that viability entail? One suggestion we’ve heard of is a national scope Italian-American Museum. How that might happen and be sustained we don’t know, but Pittston would be the perfect location. That could be fodder for a future editorial.

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Thanks, Big Gene Local basketball legend Gene Guarilia is also a local music legend. The Cadillacs, the local band Gene founded and plays bass for, will play their last public gig on Saturday at Bar on Oak. Thanks, big guy, for all the wonderful tunes. Our love for you is like a burning ring of fire.

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YOUR OPINION Chefs grateful for opportunity to serve flood victims On behalf of the membership of the American Culinary Federation, Professional Chefs of Northeast Pennsylvania, I would like to thank you for the outstanding (two-page) coverage this paper displayed on for our recent “Flood Victims and Responders Dinner.” For the past 23 years, our chefs association has puts on a progressive dinner consisting of fine wines and upscale foods for a wide variety of clients for a different charity. We had originally planned this year’s event to assist the flood victims and their families, however, we hit a snag. To our surprise, as our reservations fell very short of what we had anticipated, it caused us to postpone the event. Keeping in mind that the chefs had already committed to volunteer their time cooking for that dinner and some had scheduled their day off from work to do it, something had to be done and quickly. An idea was mentioned: to cook for the flood victims (and their responders) instead of giving the proceeds to them. The membership agreed and a new format of service was portrayed. There was no cost to come to the dinner and only a reservation was needed. Every morsel of food on display, including soups, entrees, carving items, beverages and desserts was donated by our association’s list of suppliers and by our members, even

down to the linen tablecloths and napkins. By the end of the evening, we came close to serving 300 people, or should I say, “appreciative and grateful people.” They came from all areas. There were smiles and some tears in every guest. The comments were overflowing. I would like everyone who attended to know that we enjoyed serving you and are so glad we made you happy. I would also like to express my deepest gratitude to Fr. Joe Sibilano, OSJ, from Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church for his kind donation of the banquet hall. Pittston was represented by the chefs association. I am the chapter president and the 2010 “Best Chef of Greater Pittston for 2010” in the Sunday Dispatch readers contest, my dad Biagio Dente, welcomed everyone to the dinner and our dinner chairperson was Chef Jacob Hizny, CEC, also from Pittston. Compliments from the chef for the great coverage. May God continue to bless and watch over those victims as they get their lives back in order. Blaise Alan Dente, CCC, HAAC Chapter President Professional Chefs of Northeast PA,


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Question What did more than eleven thousand Greater Pittston residents receive in the mail in November of 1948 that brought smiles With Judy Minsavage to their faces? 1948 – 63 Years Ago The Junior Chamber of Commerce wanted to hear what the youngsters of Greater Pittston would do to improve their communities, so they sponsored the Improve Your Community essay contest. Patricia Brennan, Mary Gallagher, and Mercedes Sobol took top prize at Pittston School District. Romaine Bulger, John Davenport and Lois Musto finished first at Hughestown School District. Constance Cislo, Louis Sullivan and Nancy Anderson achieved victory at Duryea School District. Nancy Bedner, Marian Kuharchik and Walter Chapman won at Exeter School District and Joan Stapleton, Richard Zavacki and Doris Morton took top honors at Wyoming School District. A common request in most of the essays was for a local library to be established. The remains of Pvt. Rocco Ditoro and Sgt. Roger A. (Bob) Nanni were some of the first Marines to be brought home to be laid to rest after World War II. The two war heroes arrived in San Francisco on the S.S. Dalton Victory. The ship contained 2,534 war dead including 181 Pennsylvanians. The Dalton was launched in 1944, placed in transportation service in 1948 and was out of service by 1975. The Lehigh Valley Railroad advertised “The Diesel Freights Are Here! with service between New York Harbor and the Niagara Frontier powered by a four-unit 6,000 H.P. Diesel Electric locomotive.” These new locomotives made it unnecessary to change engines en route or require “double heading” over mountainous terrain.

West Side Women’s Club Chorale serenaded them with selections from Broadway Musicals The Student Prince, South Pacific, Brigadoon, Mame and Man of LaMancha. Members Mrs. Jean Powers, Mrs. Joseph Linskey, Mrs. Joseph Saraceno, Mrs. Mary Ruane, Mrs. Stephen Elko, Mrs. Lorraine Portelli, Mrs. William Rowe and Mrs. Ettore Agolino enjoyed performing for civic and educational groups.

1968 – 43 Years Ago The Dupont Lions wanted to cultivate the energy and talent of the young men in their borough. Al Costello, Lions Club President, announced the formation of a Leo Club enabling young men to initiate projects, set up budgets and help solve community issues. Abington Pa. High School baseball coach Jim Graver started the first Leo Club. With help from fellow Lion, William Ernst, the club was chartered on December 5, 1957. Leo stands for leadership, equality, opportunity. Dupont Borough awarded Ridolfi Motors the bid to supply a police cruiser for the sum of $2,450. The last time the borough had purchased a vehicle was 30 years prior. During that time, the department had a Harley-Davidson Motorcycle with sidecar. The motor was so loud; residents claimed it would immediately signify the whereabouts of the police. The gentlemen of the Wyoming-West Wyoming Lions Club sat quietly as the

1978 – 33 Years Ago Plans for the Hughestown Centennial were underway with the naming of Mayor Leonard Blasavage as honorary chairman. Susan Monk designed and Nancy Burkel was nominated to sew a special flag for the occasion. In a book titled “We Were Here”, Margaret Monk, Centennial historian, writes that in 1886, Hughestown was called Hamtown. Residents led an effort to change the name to Heidelberg, after a railroad station owned by the Butler Coal Company. The attempt failed, the chronicle does not list how the borough eventually became known as Hughestown. The Exeter Panthers Junior Football Team was extremely pleased with their purchase of a new 60-foot trailer to be used for equipment storage. After only owning it for a few days, the trailer was totally destroyed by fire sans insurance coverage. See PEEKING, Page 25

Mike Savokinas supplied this 1958 photo of a Thanksgiving Dance held at St. Rocco's Hall. At fifty cents per person, the dances were popular with boys and girls. Bill DeaAba would spin all their favorite records. Pictured left to right are members of the football team Joey Garubba, Milton Johns, unknown, junior Ky Amico, sophomore Mike O'Hara, unknown, Mike Milkanin, Chucky Miraglia, Butchie Serino, John Cummings, junior Earl Bechtold, Neil Lyman, junior Sam Polit, Sam (Sal) Montagna, Father Russo and Father Sierra at the microphone.

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1958 – 53 Years Ago The stranger that arrived in Dupont from a Western Pennsylvania town resembled a man on a wanted poster displayed in the Dupont Police Station. Chief Ignatius Klimek and Patrolman Frank Russ Polumbo picked up the stranger as the police authorities of America claimed the man was a possible “germ carrier” and wanted by health authorities.

Members of the “motor police” observed the stranger but found he was free of the contagious germs. He was set free with apologies. John Galick, president of Dupont council, laid borough claim to a section of property on the corner of Simpson and Ziegler streets. The property unnoticed since “the Connecticut settlers came into the area in 1763” contained on old gravel bank. Sproul Construction Company, performing work at the Wilkes-Barre-Scranton Airport needed gravel for fill. Galick stated the company could use the gravel on the property in question as the land was in arrears for unpaid taxes, and no one had ever claimed the parcel. Dupont officials decided they would pursue and investigation into ownership of the land. Flood control was the topic at a West Wyoming council meeting. The redirecting and dredging of Abram’s Creek was necessary giving the channel a more direct course. Many attempts were made to initialize the project but property owners unwilling to sign releases blocked every attempt. Roy Stauffer advertised the nine passenger 4-door Kingswood Station

Wagon. The model was one of five different wagons being offered by Chevrolet in 1959. The Kingswood had a rear-facing back seat and automatic rear window. Manufacture of station wagons decreased in 1970. GM introduced the last restyle of its full-size, rear-wheel wagons in 1991 with the Chevrolet Caprice. The Caprice lasted through the 1996 model year.

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her. “I couldn’t get in WilkesBarre. It’s nice to bring local artists together. I love it. It looks like they are rebuilding everything down here.” Robert Haeussler, also from Kingston, paints NEPA scenes with water colors. He is displaying winter and Christmas themed paintings. Sam Barrese’s acrylic on canvas portraits of rock stars includes his depictions of Jimi Hendrix and Frank Zappa. Other local artists among the 30 who have signed on to exhibit are Kevin McGroarty, John Levandoski, Marylin Querci and Leandra Hetro. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and 11 a.m. to 6 on Saturdays. Across Main Street, Ryan Ksiezopolski and Mark Williamson, proprietors of Yore Antiques at 24 South Main, and Dories Ksiezopolski, of Vintage Variety at 6 Charles Street, set up a double-themed Christmas display in a storefront at 12 North Main. Viewed from the sidewalk the right side of the display depicts Santa’s Pittston satellite office. On his antique desk of his office are a lamp, and his glasses. On the wall over his desk a there’s a vintage map of Pittston so Santa can find his way around town on Christmas Eve. Eye-catching by day, the display bathes Main Street in a holiday glow by night. Santa has naughty and nice sides on his desk with a coal bucket on the naughty side and presents on the nice side and cor-

Part of the elaborate Christmas display at 12 Main Street in Pittston. PHOTO BY TONY CALLAIO

responding lists. On the other side of the Christmas storefront, Dorie Ksiezopolski set up a Victorian Christmas display with a fireplace, hutch, tea service, automatons and other holiday antiques. The mid section between the displays is set up with a table and chairs and a tree. The storefront is owned by the city’s redevelopment authority which is allowing temporary use. Williamson came up with the idea, ran it past Ryan Ksiezopolski and he in turn the approached downtown manager

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Every Tuesday after the- 7:30 & 11:30 a.m. Mass, Novena prayers to the Miraculous Medal and Mother Cabrini. Every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. Holy Hour at our Lady of Mr. Carmel Church. Every Wednesday after the 7:30 & 11:30 a.m. Mass, Novena prayers to Saint Joseph and St. Joseph Marello. Weekend Masses: At Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, on Saturday at 4:00 & 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday at 8:00 & 11:00 a.m. At St. Rocco Church, on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. OUR LADY OF THE EUCHARIST PARISH 535 N Main Street , Pittston, PA 18640 Mass Schedule: Saturday Vigil: 4:00 p.m. Sunday: 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Daily Mass: 8:00 a.m. Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confessions): Saturday from 3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. and by appointment All Religious Education classes are held for grades 1 thru 7 from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. in the Religious Education Center. Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, there will be no classes next Sunday, Nov. 27. The Parish Anniversary Dinner will be held this Sunday, Nov. 20. Dinner will be served from noon to 4:00 p.m. Students in Grades 6 and 7 preparing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation can receive service hours today from noon – 4:00 p.m. to help during the dinner. Volunteers can also help replace the hymnals in the church following the10:30 a.m. Mass this Sunday. The next meeting for all the youth, grades 8 through 12 will be held on Sunday, Dec. 11, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the Religious Education Center at Our Lady of the Eucharist. “Visit with St. Nick’s Night”

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Michael Sowa has agreed to become the director of the newly formed parish children’s choir. The choir will beginning with the 4:00 p.m. Mass on Christmas Eve. Rehearsals are held every Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A new cluster group for RCIA is in the process of being formed. If you or anyone you know is interested in pursuing full communion with the Catholic Church, please contact Father Tom. The parish Book of Remembrance has been placed in the front of the Church. All are invited to list the names of their beloved deceased in the book. Those listed will be remembered throughout the month of November. The members of the Prayer Shawl Ministry meet every Thursday from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Religious Education Center. New members are always welcome. The address for the parish webpage is:www.eucharist-pittston.org. Ministry to the Sick and Elderly On the first Friday of each month Communion is brought to those who are unable to participate in Sunday Mass because of age or health. The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick is celebrated with anyone seriously ill, anticipating a serious operation,

or quite elderly. Notify the parish office of anyone desiring these Sacraments, as well as anyone in the hospital or a nursing home. PRINCE OF PEACE PARISH Old Forge St. Mary’s Church, Lawrence Street, Saturday Vigil 4 p.m. Sunday, Mass 8 and 10 a.m. St. Lawrence’s Church, Main Street, Saturday Vigil 5:30 p.m. Sunday Mass 11:15 a.m. SACRED HEART OF JESUS Lackawanna Ave., Dupont The Senior Outreach Committee will meet on Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. in the lower level of the rectory. The Choir will practice on Thursday, Dec. 1 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the choir loft. A meeting and installation dinner of the Holy Name Society will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the church hall. If you did not sign up and wish to attend, contact Mark Kulick at 883-9334. The Women’s Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6 in the church hall. On Dec. 8, the Women’s Society will gather at 6:15 p.m. in the church lobby. They will recite the rosary and attend the 7 p.m. mass as a group. Christmas wafers (oplatki)

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Questions? Call Tammy at 4573855. Everyone is invited to go Christmas Caroling through the streets of Dupont (weather permitting) on Sunday, Dec. 4. Carolers will meet in the church hall at 6 p.m. Afterwards they will return to the church hall to decorate and have some cookies and hot chocolate. The Women’s Society is holding their annual Christmas Wafer Dinner on Jan. 15, at 2 p.m. in the church hall. The party is being catered by Cooper’s of Scranton. Cost is $10.00 per person and payment is due with your reservation. Deadline for reservations is Dec. 28. For information call Diane Skrzysowski at 654-6639 or Carolyn at the rectory at 654-3713. The weekly mass schedule is Monday through Friday at 7:00 a.m., Saturday at 4:00 p.m. and Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The Rectory office will be closed on Monday, Nov. 28. There will be no CCD classes on Monday, Nov. 28. Bible Study will be held on Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. in the lower level of the rectory.

ST. BARBARA PARISH 28 Memorial Avenue, Exeter Parish Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Evenings, by appointment. Phone: 654-2103 The Catholic Women’s Organization of the Parish is sponsoring a Food Drive. Parishioners are asked to donate non perishable food items. Containers will be provided in both Churches. These items will be delivered after each weekend to the Greater Pittston Food Pantry. The Food Pantry is in great need due to the recent flooding. The annual Advent Retreat, hosted by the Josephite-Marellian Laity Association, is Sunday, Dec. 4 at the Oblate-staffed parish of Holy Annunciation in Hazleton. The retreat is free and open to the public and bus transportation will be provided. The bus will leave at 2 p.m. for the Oblates of St. Joseph Seminary, Route 315, Laflin. Retreat begins at 3 p.m. and includes conferences, confessions, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and a concluding Mass at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will follow the Mass. Contact the seminary office at 654-7542 to reserve bus transportation. Feast of the Immaculate Conception is Thursday, Dec. 8. Masses for the Feast will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 7:00

p.m., Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. All Masses will be held at St. Anthony’s Church. St. Barbara’s Parish Christian Women Organization will hold their Christmas Party on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 1:00 p.m. at Cooper’s Seafood House in Pittston. Cost is $20.00 per person. Deadline for reservations is Monday Dec. 5. RSVP to Mary King, 126 Jean St. Exeter (655-4744) or Barbara Russo, 73 Mason St. Exeter (654-8670). There will be a meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 6, for the men of St. Barbara Parish. It will be held in St. Anthony’s Hall and will begin at 7:00. ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST PARISH COMMUNITY Pittston The Holy Name Society is holding their annual February 2012 lottery. Tickets are $10 each

and available in the parish office Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. also at the front entrance of the church. Ticket returns must by in by January 31. Proceeds benefit Holy Name and parish community projects. All parents anticipating the Baptism of their first child are required to attend baptismal instruction. The next session will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 6, in the parish center from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Greater Pittston Food Pantry is sponsored by the Care and Concern Committee of St.John the Evangelist Parish. If you are in need of food please call 654-9923. Distribution of food is by appointment only. The Free Health Clinic is open every Wednesday from 5:30 in the former Seton Catholic High School, and on first come first serve basis. Pediatric Health Clinic is open on the first and third Thursday of

the month. Registration is held in the Seton building from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Bring your child’s immunizations records. Greater Pittston Kids Closet is open Wednesday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. and on Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Closet accepts donations new and gently used. For information call the parish office. Annual Children’s Christmas Party sponsored by the Holy Name Society will be held Dec. 3 after the 4:30 Mass. The annual Altar and Rosary Christmas party will be held Tuesday, Dec. 6.

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Thursday, Dec. 1, Weekday School at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, Hanging the Green Service, Communion and election of Church Council. Hanging of the Green will be done by the Young Adults this year. ST. JOHN’S P.M. CHURCH 316 Main St., Avoca Sunday Service 10:00 a.m. Tuesday Bible Study 6:007:30 p.m. SAINT MONICA’S CHURCH 363 West 8th Street, West Wyoming, PA 18644 Office Hours - 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mon. – Fri. Phone: 570-693-1991 Email: olos363@verizon.net website: www.stmonicanepa.com. Father Leo J. McKernan, Pastor.

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7:30 p.m. There will be no rehearsal on Wednesday, Nov. 30. SAINT MARIA GORETTI Laflin Have you ever thought of becoming Catholic? The R.C.I.A. (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) provides an opportunity without any commitment, to ask questions and to learn about Catholic beliefs and practices. If you are interested, please call 655-8956 and ask for Monsignor Van Loon. CCD classes are being held in the Learning Center (lower level of the church) from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. QUEEN OF THE APOSTLES PARISH 715 Hawthorne St./1000 Main St., Avoca stmarysavoca@verizon.net www.stmaryavoca.4lpi.com 457-3412 / 457-2483 The women’s guild will have its Christmas party Sunday, Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. at Colarusso’s LaPalazzo, Moosic. Tickets are $25 per person. To make a reservation, please contact Debbie Callahan at 457-8887 or Chris Martin at 457-2963. Queen of the Apostles Parish is accepting orders for DVDs from the closing Mass of SS. Peter and Paul Church. DVDs are

$16 each and $19 to have it mailed directly to your home. Please call the rectory at 4573412 to place your order. Queen of the Apostles Parish is forming a junior choir. All children and teenagers of the parish are invited to participate. To join, please come to the choir loft today before the 9:30 a.m. Mass. Queen of the Apostles Parish will have a Polish Advent Mass Monday, Nov. 28 at noon at St. Mary’s Church. Following the Mass, there will be a light luncheon featuring chicken noodle soup served in St. Mary’s School auditorium, 742 Spring St. Queen of the Apostles Parish will host a concert by the Catholic Choral Society of Scranton Sunday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church. The public is invited to attend. The parishioners of St. Mary’s Church are currently selling the stocking stuffer edition of their Pot of Gold Match the Daily Number raffle tickets, which are for January. Tickets are $10 each. The winning number is based on the evening daily number of the Pennsylvania Lottery. Anyone who has a specific ticket number they would like to purchase or to just simply purchase a ticket may call St. Mary’s Rectory at 4573412. The ticket will be mailed to you. Anyone who is interested in renting St. Mary’s School for child care, parties, or other useful activities is invited to call the rectory at 457-3412 to learn

more about this opportunity. Daily Masses: 8 a.m. (Wednesday at 7 p.m.) Eucharistic Adoration: Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Miraculous Medal Novena: Wednesday following the 7 p.m. Mass Weekends Masses: Saturday at 4 p.m.; Sunday at 8, 9:30, 11 a.m. Confession: Saturdays 3-3:45 p.m.; anytime upon request by calling 457-3412. Prayer Chain: 457-5867 Queen of the Apostles Parish is forming a junior choir. All children and teenagers of the parish are invited to participate. To join, please come to the choir loft today before the 9:30 a.m. Mass. In observance of Thanksgiving, Queen of the Apostles Parish will not have religious education classes today or tomorrow. Queen of the Apostles Parish’s worship committee will meet Monday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Rectory. Queen of the Apostles Parish will have its First Friday Healing Mass December 2 at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church. Queen of the Apostles Parish will host a concert by the Catholic Choral Society of Scranton Sunday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church. Queen of the Apostles Parish has gone green! Any person who would like to drop off aluminum cans may place them in a container in the empty bayof St. Mary’s Rectory garage which will

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Peeking into the Past

Saturday Night Fever was back by popular demand at the American Theatre. Local entertainment included Old Friends, Harpo and Jack Meketa as Elvis featured at the Staircase Lounge in the Pittston Plaza. Answer Remember when most banks offered Christmas Clubs? 11,475 people opened their mailboxes in November 1948 to find checks representing the money they deposited in local banks during the year. Miners Bank mailed checks totaling $225,000; Liberty Bank $110,000 and First National $120,000. The total was one of the largest amounts to be distributed through local banks. Merkel Landis, treasurer of the Carlisle, Pennsylvania Trust Company, initiated the first known Christmas club in 1909. Many banks and credit unions no longer offer this account as they found maintaining the small accounts and mailing checks cost prohibitive. Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: you find the present tense, but the past perfect! Owens Lee Pomeroy On Sunday, Dec. 11, at 5:00 p.m., the Second Presbyterian Church, Parsonage Street, Pittston, will present their annual Christmas program which will include songs, recitations and concluding with a Nativity play. Jennie Davis and Elaine Bell are in charge of this program and parents of the Sunday School will host a reception afterwards in the Fellowship Hall with a visit from Santa Claus. Shown are some of the students. First row: Kaylee Erfman, Gianna Martinelli, Alyvia Doran and Gianna Guiliano. Second row: Adriana Grillo, Angel Stahlbird and Paul Westawski. Third row: Nicole Lazevnick holding Mia Turak, Tony Saitta, Rachel Lazevnick and Alyssa Kosek. Fourth row: Anjelica Singer, Abby Turner and Caitlin Ondusko. Sunday School is held every Sunday morning beginning at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship at 11:00 a.m. The Rev. David Brague is pastor of the church. For additional information, call the church office at 654-1411.

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Members of St. John the Evangelist Class of 1968 will meet on January 14, at 6 p.m. at Tony’s Wine Cellar, Pittston. Classmates who attended the first planning meeting are, from left, seated, Alice (Bender) Raber, Rosemary (Terrana) Dessoye, Anne (Delmonte) Bradbury, Carmella (Alu) Obst, Rosaria (Aquilina) Baldino, Joanne (Duzen) Dahms. Standing, Pat Mullins, Louie Manganiello, John Milewski, Mary Theresa (Kern) Reynolds, Mary Margaret (Boyce) Loftus, Mike Markowski and Ray Bernardi.

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blates of St. Joseph priests and parishioners joined to inaugurate the new St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston, (former Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and St. Rocco Parishes) last Sunday, Nov. 20, which was the Solemnity of Christ the King, at the 11:00 a.m. Mass. The newly formed parish community is named after the Founder of the Oblates of St. Joseph and

Diocese of Scranton Southern Region Episcopal Vicar Rev. John Polednak, VE, center, welcomes the congregation as Deacon Santo Agolino, left, and Rev. Joseph Sibilano, OSJ, look on.

Members of the Oblate clergy stand for the Gospel. From left, Rev. Daniel Schwebs, Rev. Jackson Pinheiro, Rev. Paul McDonnell, and Rev. Philip Massetti.

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Rev. Joseph Sibilano, Pastor of St. Joseph Marello Parish.

Rosanne Ricotta delivers the first reading.

St. Joseph Marello parishioners listen to scriptural readings during the inaugural Mass.

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coincided with the 10th anniversary of his canonization by Blessed John Paul II on Nov. 25, 2001, in St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City. Pastor of the new parish is Rev. Joseph Sibilano, OSJ. PHOTOS BY BILL TARUTIS

Michael English carries the banner of St. Joseph Marello into the church.

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Two-month-old Sofia Riddle is held by her mom Rachel RovinskiRiddle of Plains Township during the Mass.

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ph Marello Parish, named in honor of the founder of the Oblates of St. Joseph order.

The Knights of Columbus lead the procession into Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church for the inaugural Mass of St. Joseph Marello Parish last Sunday morning in Pittston.

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SENIOR CITIZENS

Senior centers planning annual Christmas parties On Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 12:30, Lillian Burnett from Penn State Extension will present part 4 of the Penn State Nutrition Links Nutrition Education Program at the Pittston Senior Citizens Center, N. Main St., Pittston. Everyone is welcome to attend. On Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 10 a.m. information will be provided for those affected by the flood on how to claim un-reimbursed casualty losses on property that was destroyed by a natural disaster from the IRS. To qualify you must have filed all required federal tax returns in 2011 or will be filing in 2012. On Thursday, Dec. 1, volunteers are needed to help decorate the Center’s Christmas tree. Decorating will begin at 12:30 and light refreshments will be served afterwards. Get in shape for that holiday party. Zumba Gold classes are

being held at the Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. Cost of these classes are $2 for members and $3 for non-members. Anita LoPresto is the Zumba Gold instructor. Dance to the sounds of the G.T. O. Orchestra. Tickets are now on sale for the annual Christmas Party on Sunday, Dec. 11, at the Jenkins Township Social Hall. Ticket cost is $23 which includes a family style dinner, soda, beer, wine, dancing and door prizes. Doors open at noon, dinner is at 1 p.m. and dancing is from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. For further information on any of these activities or events contact Connie Andrews, Center Director at 655-5561. Cosmopolitan Seniors

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Jenkins Lions, San Cataldo Society list Christmas parties The Jenkins Twp. Lions Club will hold their annual Christmas party on Friday, Dec. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jenkins Twp. Hose Company, Second Street. Gift packaging for residents of the Wesley Village Nursing Home and the Christian Manor will be done. All members and guests are asked to bring canned goods for donation to the Greater Pittston Food Pantry. RSVP Stephen 655-5307 by December 2.

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Helen Zarychta and Marie Sperazza as new members. After the meeting, the group enjoyed refreshments and bingo was played. 50/50 winners were Aggie Abromavage, Theresa Bekanich, Marcella Fountain. Toni Hall, and Lee Verbyla. Mary Coleman won the special bingo game and the jackpot was won by Theresa Blasavage Travel coordinator Johanna is

San Cataldo Party

The San Cataldo Society of Pittston will hold its annual Christmas party on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 5:30 p.m. at the society’s hall, 111 S. Main St. Tickets are $13.50 per person and are limited. For more information, call Carla or Pete Scarantino at 655-1551.

have a takeout pasta dinner on Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Colarusso’s La Palazzo, 4500 Birney Ave., Moosic. The menu includes salad, penne pasta with meatballs, rolls and butter and cake for dessert. Tickets are $10 each and can be obtained by calling Bob Houston

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The Nathan Denison House, 35 Denison St., Forty Fort will accepting reservations for a Mount Airy Casino trip on Wednesday, Dec. 14. There will be pickups in Exeter and Pittston. Non-members are welcome. Details may be obtained from Johanna at 655-2720. Falls Seniors

The Falls Senior Center, sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne/Wyoming counties, recently received the 2011 “Good Neighbor Award” from the PA Association of Senior Centers. The award was given for the Falls Center members’

The family and friends of Avoca 8-year-old Justin Burns, who is suffering from leukemia, will volunteer work in assisting persons affected by the recent Tropical Storm Lee flood. The members volunteered over 1200 hours. Anyone 60-plus is invited to come to the Center to join in daily activities such Wii, shuffle board, Yatzee and Scrabble. A hot meal is served at noon for a suggested donation of $2. If interested in the noon meal RSVP to Twila at 388-2623 by 12:30 p.m. the day before. The Center is open from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday thru Friday and is located on State Route 92.

One of the oldest homes in Wyoming Valley the Nathan Denison House, 35 Denison Street, Forty Fort will host its afternoon of colonial hospitality on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 3 and 4, from 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is $4 per adult, 20 for children between the ages of 5 and 12 and free for children under 5 years of age. There will be guides dressed in colonial costumes, Christmas carols playing and children stringing garlands of popcorn. Colonial desserts will be on display in the family and dining rooms. For more information, call 288-5123, 288-5531 or 288-1820. Shown here is Annette Meade, of Forty fort, stringing popcorn with friends.

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2011, he relapsed and needed a bone marrow transplant which he received in August 2011 at Hershey Medical Center, where he remains due to complications. Coats Needed

Gently used adult winter coats, hats, gloves and scarves are needed by Dec. 19 to be distributed in conjunction with the Greater Pittston Food Pantry’s third annual Christmas turkey and trimmings give-away. The event will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 21 at the former Seton auditorium on Church St., Pittston. All participants must be pre-registered. Coats may be dropped off at the parish center at 35 William St., Pittston, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Clothes, suits or shoes will not be accepted. Volunteers are needed on Wednesday, Dec. 21 at 9 a.m. to carry foodstuffs to the parking lot. Anyone available is asked to call 654-9923.

Alumni Association will hold the 13th Annual Brunch with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Banks Student Life Center on the Dallas campus. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children between the ages of 5 and 12 and free for children under the age of 5. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the Misericordia University Alumni Box Office at 6746768. Garbage Pick-up

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday Friday’s garbage and recycling in Pittston City will be picked up on Monday, Nov. 28.

nual Christmas Wafer (Wigilia) dinner at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 at the Touch of Class restaurant, 228 George Ave. Wilkes-Barre. Reservations must be made by Monday, Nov. 28 with Bernadine Regis 693-2293. Admission is

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The third annual children’s Christmas party in Yatesville will be held Sunday, Dec. 11, at 2 p.m. in the borough building. Children 12 years of age and under are invited. Santa will distribute presents and snacks will be served. Reservations are required by Dec. 7 and may be made by calling 654-7585 or 655-8088. Polish Congress

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Home Instead Senior Care is teaming up with non-profit agencies and area retailers to sponsor Be a Santa to a Senior – a program that collects, wraps and delivers gifts to lonely and needy seniors in Luzerne County. The program runs through December 14. For more information about the local program, visitwww.beasantatoasenior.com.

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Auditions for the musical,” Rent” will be held Dec. 12 and 13 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Phoenix Performing Arts Centre, Duryea. There are parts for actors ages 15 to 19. Those under 18 must be accompanied by a parent. Candidates will be asked to sing and dance and should be prepared with sheet music and dance shoes. Music should not be from the show. Rehearsals will begin after the first of the year on Saturday mornings, Sunday and Wednesday evenings. Show dates are April 20 through May 6. For more information, call 991-1817 or e-mail phoenixpac08@aol.com.

Fire Hall in Centermoreland, on Nov. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door and are priced at $7 for adults and $4 for children under the age of 12. Tickets sold at door. PA Craft Fair

The Pittston Area Boys Baseball Booster Club is sponsoring a Holiday Craft/Vendor Fair on Saturday, Dec. 3 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Pittston Area Senior High School. Interested vendors can contact Lisa Bolka at 9052920 for more information. IAA Membership Drive

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Toys For Tots

Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” will be presented today, Nov. 27; Dec. 1 to 4, 8 to 11, 15 to 18 at the Music Box Diner Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Curtain is 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 3 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, call 283-2195.

UFCW Federal Credit Union is accepting donations for Toys for Tots at its branches located at 377 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming; 1460 Sans Souci Parkway, Hanover Twp.; 401 Kennedy Blvd., Pittston; and 570 Market Street, Kingston.

The Jenkins Township High School class of 1962 is planning its 50th anniversary reunion for June 9, 2012. For more information, call Stan Gelaszus at 609-306-6939 or Paul Donahue at 510-1399.

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Events

‘Queen of Bingo’ Poinsettia Sale

The Wyoming Area Drama Parents are sponsoring a Holiday Poinsettia Sale. A 6 inch pot (1 stem) is $12 and a 7 ½-inch pot (2 stems) is $16. Orders and money are due on December 5. Vouchers will be distributed and the poinsettias may be picked up at Carmen’s Flowers and Gifts,

Applause Theatre presents “Queen of Bingo” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3. Tickets are $10 each. For reservations, call 313-2548. Roast Beef Dinner

A roast beef dinner will be held at the Northmoreland Twp.

Optometrists

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In the towns

Polish Advent Mass Monday at Queen of Apostles Now that Thanksgiving has passed, Advent is upon us. And with that comes Queen of the Apostles Parish’s Polish Advent Mass on Monday, Nov. 28. The public is invited join the parishioners at noon for this special Mass at St. Mary’s Church, 715 Hawthorne St. Following the Mass, there will be a light luncheon featuring chicken noodle soup served in St. Mary’s School auditorium, 742 Spring St. Happy Birthday

Happy 21st birthday to Fredrica Maria Coyne who is celebrating her special day today. Raffle Winners

Winners of the Avoca Fire Department’s recent raffle are: $500 Visa gift card - Sue Zeske; $50 gift card - Rosaleen Scatena; $50 Wal-Mart card - Izabela Dzwonkowsko; snow tubing passes for Sno Mountain - Maria Fitzgerald; Cinemark movie passes Carla Hughes and Chuck Hannon; Cooper’s Seafood gift certificate - Mrs. Pupa; Tipsy Turtle gift certificate - Aiden Lampman and Nester DeQue; Moosic Diner gift certificate - Gage Leffler; Perkins Restaurant gift certificate - Maureen Roman; Subway gift certificate - Cheryl Nowak, Tom Matthews, and Butch Regan; and Domino’s Pizza gift certificate - Mary Ann Tigue and Maureen Jones. The members of the department thank everyone for making this fundraiser a success. Smoke Detectors

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Via WNEP-TV’s Operation Save a Life program, the Avoca Fire Department has smoke detectors available for free. The detectors will be available on a first come, first served basis. For more information, call the department at 457-2894 orwww.avocafire.net. Junior Choir

Queen of the Apostles Parish is forming a junior choir. All

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children and teenagers of the parish are invited to participate. To join, come to the choir loft today before the 9:30 a.m. Mass. No CCD Classes

In observance of Thanksgiving, Queen of the Apostles Parish will not have religious education classes today or tomorrow. Worship Committee

Queen of the Apostles Parish’s worship committee will meet Monday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Rectory, 715 Hawthorne St. Yard Waste

Avoca Borough will not have a yard waste collection Tuesday, Nov. 29. They will have a yard waste collection Tuesday, Dec. 6 weather permitting. In addition to collecting grass clippings and leaves, the borough workers will also collect other yard waste including shrubs, hedge clippings, and tree limbs. Please note that grass clippings, leaves, and brush must be placed in separate containers. The tree limbs should not exceed three feet in length and onehalf inch in diameter. Please note that rocks, stones, dirt, and animal waste are not acceptable forms of yard waste and will not be collected. A maximum of three open containers, not exceeding 30 pounds, will be allowed per collection. Please do not put your collection items in plastic bags. Collection items should be placed curbside by 8 a.m. on the collection date. Please note this is the final collection of the season. Food Giveaway

The Avoca Lions Club will have their monthly food giveaway Thursday, Dec. 1 from

4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Bethel United Methodist Church, 532 Main St. Volunteers are needed to unload the truck at 1:30 p.m. Individuals who use this service are encouraged to bring boxes and bags with them for their goods. For more information, please call Mary Ann at 4577619. Sanitary Authority

The Lower Lackawanna Valley Sanitary Authority (LLVSA) business office will be closed Friday, Dec. 2 in order to relocate it back into the main plant. The business office will reopen Monday, Dec. 5 at 8 a.m. at the Coxton Road location. For more information, please contact at 655-1665. Healing Mass

Queen of the Apostles Parish will have its First Friday Healing Mass December 2 at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church, 715 Hawthorne St. VFW Auxiliary

The Ladies Auxiliary to V.F.W. Post 8335 will have their annual Christmas party Saturday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. at the post home, 915 Main St. The chairperson is Betty Lewis, and the co-chair is Sandy Rosser. Guests of members are welcome to attend. Gifts will be exchanged and reservations can be made until Dec. 1 by calling Mary Orluk at 457-5999 or June Fitzgerald at 457-9604. Wildcats Banquet

The Duryea Wildcats banquet is Sunday, Dec. 4 from 1-5 p.m. at the Best Western Genetti Hotel & Conference Center, Wilkes-Barre. All players and cheerleaders attending must have a participant ticket and a chaperone. Uniforms and gear are now

past due. Contact Janine at 4571837 to make arrangements to return Wildcats’ property and/or to purchase banquet tickets. For more information, please visit the Duryea Wildcats Football page on Facebook. Choral Concert

Queen of the Apostles Parish will host a concert by the Catholic Choral Society of Scranton Sunday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church, 715 Hawthorne St. The group will be directed by Ann Maganiello and accompanied by Jean Shields. The concert will also feature the Queen of the Apostles Parish Junior Choir directed by Debbie Brady and the Holy Rosary School/Nativity of Our Lord Parish Junior Choir of Duryea directed by David Tighe. The public is invited to attend. Benefit Pasta Dinner

The family and friends of Avoca 8 year old Justin Burns, who is suffering from leukemia, will have a takeout pasta dinner Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 4-7 p.m. at Colarusso’s La Palazzo, 4500 Birney Ave., Moosic. The menu includes salad, penne pasta with meatballs, rolls and butter, and cake for dessert. Tickets are $10 each and can be obtained by calling Bob Houston at 4571513, Maureen Hopkins DiMattia at 471-3436, Breznay Family Chiropractic and Be Wise Occupational Health at 457-5249, and Queen of the Apostles Parish at 457-3412. All proceeds will benefit Justin’s family to help them pay his mounting medical bills. Santa Brunch

The congregation of the Langcliffe Presbyterian Church will have a Santa Brunch Saturday, Dec. 10, at 10 a.m. For more information and to make a reservation, please call 457-6587. Women’s Guild

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Parish women’s guild will have its Christmas party Sunday, Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. at Colarusso’s LaPalazzo, Moosic. Tickets are $25 per person. To make a reservation, please call Debbie Callahan at 457-8887, Chris Martin at 457-2963, or the rectory at 4573412. Crystal Band Concert

The Crystal Band will have a Christmas concert Friday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Langcliffe Presbyterian Church, 1001 Main St. A free will offering will be taken. In addition to the offering, those attending can support the local food pantry by bringing a non-perishable food item to this event. Children’s Party

The members of Avoca V.F.W. Post 8335 will have their annual children’s Christmas party Saturday, Dec. 17 from 1-3 p.m. at the post home, 915 Main St. Stocking Stuffers

The parishioners of St. Mary’s Church are currently selling the stocking stuffer edition of their Pot of Gold Match the Daily Number raffle tickets, which are for January. Tickets are $10 each. The winning number is based on the evening daily number of the Pennsylvania Lottery. Anyone who has a specific ticket number they would like to purchase or to just simply purchase a ticket may call St. Mary’s Rectory at 4573412. The ticket will be mailed to you. Ladies Exercise

The Langcliffe Ladies Exercise program meets Monday through Friday from 7-8 a.m. The suggested donation is $20 monthly. The group is considering adding an hour-long class on Saturday at 10 a.m. The suggested donation for the class is $5 for those who do not attend the weekly class. For more information, please call 881-3379.


The members of the Friendly Social Club at Crossin Towers will have their annual Christmas party Sunday, Dec. 4, at 4 p.m. in the community room of Frank P.Crossin Towers, 500 Brown St. Entertainment will be provided by “Changing Habits” formerly known as “Sister Act” from Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas. The menu includes salad, penne pasta and meatballs, roast beef, baked ham with pineapple, mashed potatoes with gravy, broccoli casserole, rolls, dessert, and coffee, tea, or soda. Admission is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. To make a reservation and obtain payment information, please call Peggy at 457-2333 or Marie at 457-7079. Happy Birthday

Happy 21st birthday to Fredrica Maria Coyne who is celebrating her special day today. Thank You, Lions

A thank you is extended to the Duryea Lions Club for decorating the town with Christmas lights for the past 61 years. A local TV news station recently aired a story erroneously stating the borough is responsible for the project. Ambulance Meeting

The Duryea Ambulance and Rescue Association will meet Monday, Nov. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the ambulance building. The nomination and election of officers for the new year will take place at this session. Frank Bodosky, president of the ambulance association, will preside over the meeting. All members are invited to attend. Budget Session

Duryea Borough Council will have its budget work session Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. in the Duryea Municipal Building, 315 Main St. The public is invited to attend. Excelsior Meeting

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Yard Waste

The Duryea Street Department will have the final yard waste collection for the season Friday, Dec. 2. Sanitary Authority

The Lower Lackawanna Valley Sanitary Authority (LLVSA) business office will be closed Friday, Dec. 2 in order to relocate it back into the main plant. The business office will reopen Monday, Dec. 5 at 8 a.m. at the Coxton Road location. For more information, please contact at 655-1665. Wildcats Banquet

The Duryea Wildcats banquet is Sunday, Dec. 4 from 1-5 p.m. at the Best Western Genetti Hotel & Conference Center, Wilkes-Barre. All players and cheerleaders attending must have a participant ticket and a chaperone. Uniforms and gear are now past due. Contact Janine at 4571837 to make arrangements to return Wildcats’ property and/or to purchase banquet tickets. Benefit Pasta Dinner

The family and friends of Avoca 8 year old Justin Burns, who is suffering from leukemia, will have a takeout pasta dinner Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 4-7 p.m. at Colarusso’s La Palazzo, 4500 Birney Ave., Moosic. The menu includes salad, penne pasta with meatballs, rolls and butter, and cake for dessert. Tickets are $10 each and can be obtained by calling Bob Houston at 4571513, Maureen Hopkins DiMattia at 471-3436, Breznay Family Chiropractic and Be Wise Occupational Health at 457-5249, and Queen of the Apostles Parish at 457-3412. All proceeds will benefit Justin’s family to help them pay his mounting medical bills. Justin was first diagnosed with Leukemia in March 2009 and later went into remission. However in May 2011, he relapsed and needed a bone marrow transplant. Justin received the trans-

plant in August 2011 at Hershey Medical Center, but he is still hospitalized there after suffering from complications. Justin will need to stay in Hershey for a few more months until he is well enough to come home. In order to attend his three or four medical appointments per week, Justin’s parents are unable to work. Toyland Bingo

Holy Rosary School will have their annual Toyland Bingo Friday, Dec. 9 at Germania Hose Company, 430 Foote Ave. The doors open at 5 p.m., and the bingo begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3 at the door. Toyland Bingo is played just like regular bingo except your prize will be a new toy or game. Come and join Holy Rosary for a fun evening, and try your luck at winning some of their great bingo game prizes including a flat screen television, an iPod touch, a Kindle, and more. The school thanks Germania Hose Company for donating the use of their hall for the event while Holy Rosary School continues to be repaired due to recent flooding. Children’s Party

American Legion Post 585 will have their annual children’s Christmas party Saturday, Dec. 10 from 1-3 p.m. at the post home, 329 Main St. Members are encouraged to sign up their children, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews, who are 10 years old and younger, to attend. Please note smoking will not be allowed during this party.

The Duryea Crime Watch will have an organizational meeting to finalize the Christmas party plans Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Duryea Municipal Building, 315 Main St. Legion Auxiliary

The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 585 will meet Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the post home, 329 Main St. All members are encouraged to attend. Dues for the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 585 are still being accepted for 2012. Anyone who has not paid their dues or updated their information is asked to do so as soon as possible. Also any female, adult or child, who is interested in becoming a member of the auxiliary, is welcome to inquire about the application process. To be eligible, the applicant must be a relative of a veteran, living or deceased. For more information, call the post at 457-4242 or stop by the post home. Flood Debris

The Duryea Borough Street Department has discontinued the general collection of flood debris from properties impacted by the September floods. Residents who are remodeling their homes must have their contractors get a dumpster to dispose of the new construction materials. The borough will not collect them. Any resident who still has flood debris to be collected should call Lois Morreale at 655-2829.

Flood Relief

“Help for Duryea Flood Victims” relief program is still accepting donations for flood victims. The volunteers organizing this effort encourage not only Duryea residents but also any person who has been impacted by the flood to come to the collection site at the former Zambor’s building, 177 Foote Ave., to gather items to assist them as they rebuild their lives. Currently, the volunteers have numerous pieces of bedroom and living room furniture available, and they are seeking small kitchen appliances. If you would like to help or to schedule a pickup time, call Rose at 259-8629. Feed the Needy

American Legion Post 585 is conducting their annual Feed the Needy Christmas Basket program. Non-perishable food items can be brought to the post home, 329 Main St. The members are in need of extra donations due to the economy and flood disasters. Until Next Time

That’s about it for this week! If you would like something to appear in next Sunday’s edition of the Duryea News, please e-mail or call me with your information by Thursday at noon. You can email me at duryeahappenings@verizon.net or call me at 457-3351. Please be sure to include your name and phone number with any correspondence in case I need to reach you. Have a great week!

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Christmas Social

The Duryea Crime Watch will sponsor the Duryea Community Christmas Social Sunday, Dec. 11 at 4 p.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Hall, 529 Stephenson St. The public is invited to enjoy the food, music, crafts, and prizes. There will also be a visit from Santa, and the evening will be topped off with a Christmas caroling hay ride.

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The members of the Excelsior Hose Co. No. 2 will meet Thursday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. at the hose company, 798 Foote Ave.

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Potato pancakes and clam chowder on sale Friday The annual potato pancake and clam chowder dinner will be held on Friday, Dec.2 from 3 to7p.m. at Holy Mother of Sorrows Parish Hall. Takeouts are available from 1 p.m. Donation of $7 includes pancakes, soup, dessert and beverage. Christmas Caroling

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church Parish Family will carol throughout the community on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 6 p.m. Carolers will return to the church hall to decorate and enjoy refreshments. Children’s Party

The Annual Children’s Christmas Party will be held on Saturday, Dec. 17, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the VFW Post 4909. Each child will receive gift cards, candy treats and a ticket toward winning prizes. Santa, Mrs. Claus, Rudolph and a special guest will arrive at 1:30 p.m. For reservations, call Patty or Joan at the municipal office during business hours.

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coming Committee is sponsoring a Christmas Greens Sale of wreaths, logs and crosses. Samples and order forms will be in the church vestibule through the month of November with orders due by December 1. Checks made payable to Sacred Heart should be included with orders. Please include payment with your order. Merchandise may be picked up in the church hall on Dec. 10 and 11 after all masses. Call Tammy at 457-3855. Holy Name Society

The monthly meeting and installation dinner of the Holy Name Society of Sacred Heart Church will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the church hall. Officers for 2012 are Jerry Stanco, president; Pat Dougherty, vice president; Mark Kulick, secretary; and Dave Kaminski, treasurer.

Crime Watch

Women’s Society

The Dupont Neighborhood Crime Watch will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. at the Dupont Municipal Building. Membership cards and badge identification numbers will be distributed at this meeting.

The Women’s Society of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church will hold its annual Christmas Wafer Dinner on Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Hall. The event will be catered by Coopers’ of Scranton. Cost is $10 per person and is due at time of reservation. Reservation can be made by calling Diane Skrzysowski at 654-6639 or Carol Klimek at the rectory 654-3713.

Eco Tip

Joey Jones’ eco-tip of the week: Hang energy-efficient curtains and save up to 25% on your heating bill. Food Distribution

The monthly food distribution sponsored by the Dupont Lions will be held on Thursday, Dec. 1 from 4 to 5 p.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Hall, Lackawanna Avenue. Happy Birthday

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Taxes Due

Tax Collector William Elko announced that both the 2011 county/municipal taxes and the 2011school taxes are now in penalty value. For taxpayers using the installment plan for school taxes, the last payment is due Dec. 15. Office hours are Mondays from 2 to 4 p.m. Tax books will close on Dec. 15. After Dec. 15 will be by appointment only. Dinner Dance

The Dupont V.F.W. Post 4909 Home Association will hold its annual Christmas Dinner Dance on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9 p.m.

to 1 a.m. at the post home. Music and entertainment will be provided by Template. A dinner buffet will be served from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Donation for a night of fun is $25. For tickets and reservations, call Bob Lopata at 6549104. Deadline for tickets is Dec. 9. No tickets will be sold at the door. VFW Meeting

The V.F.W. Post 4909 will hold its next meeting on Monday, Dec. 5 at the post home. Commander Dave Burrier will preside. Home Association meeting will follow. Sacred Heart

Meeting schedule for Sacred Heart of Jesus Church: Senior Citizen Outreach Committee will meet on Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. in the lower level of the rectory. The Women’s Society will have its regular scheduled meeting on Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the church hall. The women will gather in the church lobby on Dec. 8 at 6:15 p.m. and will recite the Rosary and attend Mass at 7 p.m. Dupont Hose Co.

The Dupont Hose Company recently held election of officers. Office holders for 2012 are Bernie Babonis, president; Judi Cocco, vice president; Patty Goula, secretary; Gary Kaspriskie, treasurer; Don Hudzinski, fire chief; John McCardle, assistant fire chief; Charles Tetlack, membership secretary; Billy Davis, Julie Slezak and Ed Zielinski, board of directors; Judi Cocco, John McCardle, Gary Kaspriskie and Bob Stoschik, Relief Association; Albert Mihalka, Sergeant of Arms. Pancake Breakfast

The Dupont Fire Department will hold its 47th annual pancake breakfast on Sunday, March 4. Tickets are now available. Contact Bernie Babonis for additional information.

Recycling Board

The Regional Recycling Project Board comprised of seven surrounding municipalities has chosen its board representatives. Representatives are Stan Knick and Mark Kowalczyk, Dupont; Jason Klush and Joe Moskovitz, Pittston City; Coreen Milazzo and Stanley Rovinski, Jenkins Township; Paul Benderavich, Laflin Borough; Tom Fritz and MaryAnn Tigue, Avoca Borough; Frank Groblewski and Audrey Marcink, Duryea Borough; Bob Gable and Dave Stefanski, Hughestown Borough. Service Schedule

Dupont service schedule is as follows: Monday, Nov.28 - Purple refuses bags Tuesday, Nov.29 - Yard waste, 30 lb. limit Wednesday, Nov. 30 Recycling, mixed papers Raffle Winners

Elko’s Dupont JR. Bowlers recently held their annual Thanksgiving shoot. Winners were Christian Curtis, Keith Boone, Jesse Carlen, Jacob Morreale, Nicholas Aschenback, Alex McKitish, Danielle Zydko, Alex Felter, Stephen Yuhas, Jeremy Lavelle. Weekly Winners of Elko’s Jr. Bowlers annual fundraiser: Alex McKitish, first prize, #140; Cynthia Klimek, second prize, #17; Zach McKitish, third prize, #207; Peter Kulick, fourth prize, #164. Bowling Results

Dupont Lanes Bowling Leagues scores: Junior/Senior High Scratch Series Scores: Men’s Division: Billy Jr. Elko, 573; Stephen Yuhas, 564; Tyler Spurlin, 562; Chrisitan Curtis, 550; Zachary McKitish, 543. Women’s Division: Courtney Osiecki, 535; Katie Wynn, 457; Irene Magdon, 347; Michell Grossbauer, 327. Pittston Twp VFW High Scratch Series Scores: Jack Casper, 672; Joe Jr. Walsh, 629; Joe Argenio, 580; Anthony Grieco, 576; Rich Russian, 571; Gene Wasko, 565; Joe S. 563;

Steve Wasko, 548; Joe Dalessandro, 540; Joe Sr. Walsh, 538. Warehouse Mixed High Scratch Series Scores: Men’s Division: Chris DeHaas, 631; Ron Haw, 597; Matt Charney, 549; Dale Reese, 549; John Borgia, 538. Women’s Division: Melony Yurek, 396. Magic Circle High Scratch Series Scores: Men’s Division: Kyle Wagner, 682; Rich Sr. Aston, 626; Don Whiting, 625; Vito Buzzetta, 622; Drew Nicholoson, 601; Matt Charney, 600; Joseph Chmiel, 596; Francis Pupa, 572; Wally Zieminski, 565. Women’s Division: Marytheresa Pupa, 425; Denise Gordon, 355; Mima Brunges, 352; Ashley Fuller, 301. Universal High Scratch Series Scores:J erry Coggins, 673; Dale Reese, 596; Mark Prebish, 595; Francis Pupa, 583; William Elko, 582; David Titton, 575; Edward Collins, 574; Nicholas Berlinski, 552; George Gulla, 540; Mike Gotcha, 517. National High Scratch Series Scores: Jerry Coggins, 696; John Pisano, 682; Mark Kulick, 666; Matt Felter, 637; Edward Collins, 636; Scott Kowalczyk, 632; Keith Weinschenk, 610; Ally Sr. Ferretti, 610; Allyn Jr. Ferretti, 606; Bruce Rydzy, 599. Dupont Bowlerettes High Scratch Series Scores: Kim Kishel, 493; Trisha Chmiel, Donna Kasa, 458; Irene Jemiola, 456; MaryLou Fereck, 455; Debbie Stevens, 45; Gracelynn Williamson, 444; Rose McDade, 428; MaryAnn Shugdinis, 421. American High Scratch Series Scores: Scott Kowalczyk, 780; Neal Elko, 697; Rich Sr. Aston, 697; Mark Kulick, 672; Dave Kern, 665; Al Jr. Cannarella, 662; Edward Collins, 658; John Grohowski, 643; Tom Spurlin, 634; Joe Liscoski, 599. Sunday Night Mixed High Scratch Series Scores: Men’s Division: Russ Stevens, 583; Jim Rowlands, 570; Joe Argenio, 551; Ray Wasko, 542; Gene Wasko, 500. Women’s Division: Marytheresa Pupa, 435; MaryLou Fereck, 411; Marianne Argenio, See DUPONT, Page 37


The Wyoming Area Kiwanis Family, including the Key Club and Builders Clubs, are ready for the 18th Annual Breakfast with Santa next Sunday, Dec. 4, in the Wyoming Area High School Cafeteria from 8:30 a.m. until noon. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children over 2. Breakfast will consist of pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, and beverages. Santa will be available to the children in a safe, non-threatening environment in the midst of a Christmas Wonderland setting. Professional photos will be available from PSP Photos. There will be several basket raffles for both boys and girls. Christmas Crafts will be made by the children, along with face painting and Christmas card making and Christmas coloring books. Parents may also arrange for a letter from Santa for their children. Tickets may be reserved prior to the event by calling 287-6204. All tickets will be paid for only at the door, though pre-reserved tickets will be given priority seating. Donut Sale

The Wyoming Area Senior Class will be selling Krispy Kreme glazed donuts for $7 a dozen. See a member of the Senior Class to place your order. Tax Reminder

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The 2011 school tax face period ends Dec.1. The penalty period begins Dec. 2 and runs through the 31. County/Municipal taxes are now in the penalty period through Dec.31. Personal checks are not accepted after Dec. 1. Payments must be received by Dec. 31. Separate checks are required if paying both taxes. Collections during November are at 35 Thomas Street, Tuesdays at 6 to 8 p.m. Any questions call 655-5269. Recycling Reminder

Exeter residents are reminded to call recycling coordinator Karen Szwast at 570-654-0933 to report missed recycling. She asks residents to please be patient with the street department workers as the different materials are sometimes collected in separate trucks. Wait until the afternoon and call Szwast with your address and your materials will be collected. Be sure to place the recyclables curbside by 6 a.m. and prepare them as described on your recycling calendar. Ensure the proper paper recyclable is placed curbside on the appropriate week. New calendars will be available Dec. 1.

Jared Dickson, 124; Braadley Augenstein, 123; John Jr. Colarusso, 112; Jimmy Soroka, 112. Girl’s Division: Isabella Halapin, 182; Ashlyn O’Donovan, 151; Nikki Price, 139; Janelle Dudek, 135; Kacie Fisk, 107; Makenzie Kaminski, 96; Emily Dessoye, 78; Madison, Mesaris, 76. Mixed Girls High Scratch Series Scores:Erin Donnelly, 414; Rachael Solano, 376; Danielle Zydko, 365; Katie Kuna, 358; Autym Stoss, 353; Katrina Dillon, 339; Alex McKitish, 336; Elizabeth Charney, 334; Callie Kipp, 317; Gina Kirkpatrick, 300. Mixed Boys High Scratch Series Scores: Stephen Yuhas, 555; Peter Kulick, 547; David Zydko, 521;

Cosmopolitan Seniors

The Cosmopolitan Seniors’ Christmas party is Tuesday, Dec. 6, at noon at St. Anthony Center. Chairperson Amy Alpaugh announced that reservations for the party must be made by November 29. The previous meeting had 48 members in attendance. After the call to order by President Malinowski, Vice President Joe Kleback led the group in prayer, pledge of allegiance and a patriotic song. Secretary Terri Mislan read the minutes and a report was rendered by Treasurer Amy Alpaugh. President Vic introduced Helen Zarychta and Marie Sperazza as new members. After the meeting the group enjoyed refreshments and bingo. 50/50 winners were: Aggie Abromavage, Theresa Bekanich, Marcella Fountain. Toni Hall, and Lee Verbyla. Mary Coleman won the special bingo game, and the jackpot was won by Theresa Blasavage Travel coordinator Johanna is accepting reservations for a Mount Airy Casino trip on Wednesday, December 14 with pickups in Exeter and Pittston. You do not have to be a member to come on these trips. Details can be obtained from Johanna at 655-2720.

St. Barbara Parish

This year parishioners will be sending gifts to the Care & Concern Ministry at St. John’s in Pittston. There are 420 boys and girls in need of Christmas gifts. They have asked St. Barbara’s to sponsor the 10-18 years age group because these ages sometimes fall through the cracks. There will be trees in both churches with tags on them. There is room on the tag so you may include a note if you wish. The gifts should be returned by Dec. 10 or 11, sooner if possible. Bring the gifts unwrapped and put them under the tree. Some suggestions are books, hats, scarves, gloves, socks, personal care items, I-tunes gift cards and makeup. Anyone is welcome to bring a gift and just put a tag boy or girl with an age from 10-18 on it. If you have any questions about the tree, call Eileen at 654-6555 or Loretta on 654-0936. There will be a meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 6 for the men of St. Barbara Parish at 7:00 p.m. His Excellency The Most Reverend Joseph C. Bambera, D.D., J.C.L., the Bishop of Scranton and the Office for Parish Life and Evangelization/Family Life invite couples celebrating their 25th or 50th wedding anniversaries in 2012 to a Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass on Sunday, June 3. The event includes a 2:30 p.m. Mass at St. Peter’s Cathedral followed by a reception.

The Christian Women Organization’s Christmas Party is Sunday, Dec. 11, at 1 p.m. at Cooper’s Seafood House in Pittston. The cost is $20 per person. The deadline for reservations is Monday, Dec. 5. Payment must accompany reservations. RSVP to Mary King 655-4744 or Barbara Russo 654-8670. Women’s Organization of the Parish is sponsoring a Food Drive. Parishioners are asked to donate non perishable food items. Containers will be provided in both churches. These items will be delivered after each weekend to the Greater Pittston Food Pantry. The Food Pantry is in great need due to the recent flooding. This will be an on going Parish project. The annual Advent Retreat, hosted by the Josephite-Marellian Laity Association, Sunday, Dec. 4, and will take place at the Oblate-staffed parish of Holy Annunciation in Hazleton. The retreat is free and open to the public and bus transportation will be provided to and from Hazleton. The bus will leave at 2 p.m. for the Oblates of St. Joseph Seminary, Route 315, Laflin. To attend call 654-7542. Reminder

That is all for this week; remember if you have any events or news you would like listed in the Exeter Town column, you can reach me at 287-3349 orecipriani@comcast.net.

Members of the Dupont Lions Club recently placed the snowflake lights for the holiday season. From left, first row, are Stan Golembiewski, Stan Strelish, Dan Lello, Stan Knick, Susan Greory, Denise Rowan, Tony Draus, Bart Bryk. Second row, Al Mihalka, Rich Hansen and Chris Kalminowicz.

Spencer Saxon, 490; Alex Felter, 467; Michael Felter, 459; Michael Elko, 433; Paul Greco, 416; Anthony Zimmerman, 411; Rudy Garafola, 389.

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382; Courtney McKitish, 350; Karen Umbra, 314. Prep Boys High Scratch Series Scores: Jesse Carlen, 443; Jacob Morreale, 366; Joey Jones, 332; Evan Elko, 310; Zachary Garbarino, 305; Anthony DePascale, 296; Dylan Kelly, 294; Jimmy Dillon, 269; Calvin Sutcliffe, 259; Joey Wruble, 258. Bantam/Prep Mixed High Scratch Series Scores: Boy’s Division: Jeremy Lavelle, 240; Nicholas Aschenback, 208; Martin Kuna, 192; Zachary Elko, 173; Tyler Cegelka, 163; Jacob Severnak, 139;

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WA Kiwanis Breakfast with Santa next Sunday


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Christmas caroling scheduled Dec. 11 in borough The West Pittston Parks and Recreation Board will be Christmas caroling in the borough on Sunday, Dec. 11, with a rain date Monday, Dec. 12. Everyone is asked to meet at the United Methodist Church located on Wyoming Avenue, for a craft activity before walking to the town tree near the PNC Bank building. Carolers will be singing Christmas songs around the tree, enjoy refreshments, and a visit from Santa is anticipated. Rams News

The West Pittston Rams concluded the season with their year-end celebration on Nov. 19. Among the highlights were recognition of the A-Team Cheerleaders first -place sweep at League Competition and awarding the Speece Award to JJ “Smallz” Fernandes. The Board of the Rams thanks all friends and families who contributed to make this year possible, financially and competitively. Equipment returns will be 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., at the field, on

WEST PITTSTON Tony Callaio 654-5358 tonyc150@verizon.net

Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Parents are reminded to remit all outstanding funds due to the Rams by Nov. 30 to allow the Association to close its books. The last Board meeting of 2011 will be held in December. Watch for meeting announcement in this paper and atwestpitstonrams.com. Poinsettia Sale

The Wyoming Area Drama Parents are sponsoring a Holiday Poinsettia Sale. A 6-inch pot (1stem) is $12.00 and a 7 1/2-inch pot (2-stems) is $16.00. Orders and money are due on Dec. 5. Vouchers will be given out and the poinsettias can be picked up at Carmen’s Flowers and Gifts, Wyoming Ave, Exeter, until Dec. 17. Contact any Drama Parent to place your order.

Library News

Weekly Story Time - every Friday, 1:00 p.m. Sign up by Wednesday of each week. Beginner Yoga - Tuesdays, 8:30-9:30 a.m. $7.00 drop-in; discounted punch passes available. Anne Bramblett Barr, library director and certified yoga instructor, leads a class for all experience levels. Participants, however, must be able to comfortably and quickly move up and down from the floor. Introducing two new yoga classes with certified yoga instructor Corrine Farrell: Vinyasa Yoga (All Levels) - Mondays, 6:30-7:45 p.m. $7.00 drop-in; Discounted punch pass available. Softening into Strength: The Art of Letting Go (All Levels) Thursdays, 5:45-7:00 p.m. $7.00 drop-in; Discounted punch pass available. By letting go of tight-

ness and contraction in the body and mind, participants release into inherent and unlimited healing potential. All classes are held in the former American Legion Building at 316 Linden St. next to the Montgomery Ave. Elementary School. Leaf Pick-up

West Pittston residents are requested to follow the street sweeping schedule for leaf pick up. Leaves are to be raked in piles or placed in open containers and left on the tree lawn for removal by the borough.

570-655-3801. Any property owners not receiving a tax bill are requested to contact the tax office at 655-7782 ext. 232. Birthday Notes

Celebrating this week: Ree Ree DeLuca,11/27; Patsy Carter, 11/27; Shauna McNally, 11/28; Joe Valenti, 11/29; Samantha Saville, 11/29; Mary Rose Campenni, 11/29; Pete Sidari, 11/30; Rick Dushok, 11/30; Brittany Pavlinchak, 11/30; Leane Pace, 12/1; Krissy James, 12/2; Nicole Dileo, 12/2; and Lauren Shovlin, 12/2

Taxes Due

Thought for the Week

West Pittston Tax Collector George L. Miller announced taxes are now in the Face Value phase until Dec. 1. Office hours are: Tuesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturdays 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. and by appointment. If a receipt is requested, enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope along with the entire bill. For an appointment, call

Do not weep. Do not wax indignant. Understand. Quote of the Week

“Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.” Anne Sexton. Bumper Sticker

Love is a reciprocal torture.

Masonic Lodge Breakfast with Santa Saturday The Wyoming Masonic Lodge # 468 is offering a Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 8 a.m. until 10 at Applebee’s neighborhood Grill & Bar in the Wegman’s Shopping Center in Wilkes-Barre Twp. Tickets are $6 for breakfast and each child will receive a present from Santa. Call for tickets: Ray Silveri 407-3207 or James Benedict 881-3298 Children’s Party

The Wyoming Recreation Board Children’s Holiday Party is Sunday, Dec. 11, at 1 p.m. at 10th Street School Cafeteria. Holiday House Decorating Contest judging begins the week of Dec. 12.

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American Legion

The American Legion Morning Star Post 904’s annual Christmas dinner at Agolino’s Restaurant in West Pittston on Dec.11at 3 p.m. for members and guest.

WYOMING NEWS EILEEN CIPRIANI 287-3349 ecipriani@comcast.net To make reservations and $5.00 per person. Tickets may be choice of menu call Ron Seman- purchased from any Boy Scout ski at 650-5983, George C. Yu- or at the door the morning of the rek at 693-1913 or Frank Perfin- breakfast. Any questions, call ski at 693-3202 by November Scout David Corby at (570) 3882670. 30. Also Troop 366 is taking orders for Christmas sand candles. Donut Sale The cost of the kits is $6 per dozThe Wyoming Area Senior en. To order please call Barbara Class is selling Krispy Kreme or Carl Stahley, 693-1425. glazed donuts for $7.00 a dozen. See a member of the Senior Toys for Tots Class to place an order. The Luzerne Bank/Wyoming office, and its other locations, Boy Scouts Fundraiser are accepting donations for Toys Applebee’s Flapjack Fun- For Tots. Families in need will draiser Breakfast to support find registration dates in the ReWest Wyoming Boy Scout Troop quest Toys tab, on the Toys for 366 is Sunday, Dec. 11, from 8 Tots website,http://wyominga.m. to 10 a.m. at Applebee’s pa.toysfortots.org/local-coordiNeighborhood Bar and Grill, nator-sites/lco-sites/default.asp. Wilkes-Barre Township. Cost is

Methodist Auction

Wyoming United Methodist Church’s Annual Auction is Dec. 3 from 4 to 7 p.m. Items to be auctioned range from gift certificates to new and slightly used items. Light refreshments will also be on sale. Call 693-2821for more info. Library News

The Wyoming Free Library closes at 6:00 p.m. Ven. Lama Rinchen Phuntsok will give a series of talks on Tibetan Buddhism, its philosophy and meditation practices. Lama Rinchen is an accomplished meditation practitioner and teacher served as the head of Monasteries in India and Nepal. The talks are Thursday, Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism; Friday, Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Karma and Refuge in Tibetan Buddhism; Saturday, Dec. 3, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Purification Practices in Tibetan Budd-

hism; Saturday, Dec. 3, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Guru Yoga in Tibetan Buddhism; Sunday, Dec. 4, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; Tibetan Views on Death and Dying, Part 1 and Sunday, Dec. 4, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tibetan Views on Death and Dying, Part 2. Visit the Library located at 358 Wyoming Avenue or access the Library on the web at: www.wyominglibrary.org or call 570-693-1364. Through Dec. 16 Story Time for pre-school children ages 3 to 5 from is 11 a.m. to noon. Space is limited. Call the library at 6931364 to reserve a place. The Book Discussion Group meets on the second Wednesday of each month at noon in the Miller Room. New members are welcome. The Friends of the Wyoming Free Library meet on the third Wednesday of the month. Dues are $5 per year. The Friends plan See WYOMING, Page 39


The West Wyoming Shade Tree Commission conducted another successful tree planting in the borough last week. Members of the Shade Tree Commission along with volunteers planted trees in several locations throughout the borough. This is the fourth year in a row the group has planted trees. In all 189 trees have been planted since 2008. In 2009 West Wyoming Borough was designated a Tree City USA due to the efforts of the Shade Tree Committee. Recycling Reminder

The West Wyoming Recycling Containers are located behind Hose Company #1. Recycling can be dropped off any day of the week. The borough accepts paper, cardboard and commingled items. The borough is encouraging residents to recycle; this will not only help the environment, but lower the borough’s garbage tonnage totals thereby controlling costs. The following items are acceptable for recycling: Commingled: Includes #1 & #2 plastic containers only (no lids), no plastic sheets, packing materials, Styrofoam, or other plastic items. Please empty and rinse bottles. Aluminum, tin, and food service cans. No foil or aluminum trays. Glass bottles and

WEST WYOMING jars (no lids). No windshields, window glass, dinnerware or ceramics. Paper: Newspaper, magazines, and office paper. Recycling includes newspapers and everything delivered with it – including inserts, coupons, etc. All clean and dry paper including: office paper and shredded paper, magazines, junk mail, phone books, writing paper, catalogs, and brochures. Cardboard: Includes corrugated cardboard boxes, clean pizza boxes, cereal boxes, cake boxes, frozen dinner boxes, paper egg cartons, soda/beer carrying boxes, paper grocery bags, gift boxes, and shoe boxes. Boxes must be flattened or cut to fit into the collection container. Tax Reminder

West Wyoming Tax Collector, Robert E. Connors, reminds residents that the face period for school tax will end in Thursday, Dec. 1. If paying by installment, payments must be done also by Dec. 1. The office will be open Thursday, Dec. 1 from 6 to 7 p.m. or by appointment. If paying by mail, send entire bill. If receipt is requested enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope.

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events, parties and fund-raising programs for the Library. “The Crafty Ant” as she is called by relatives and friends, has created clothes for the American Doll. She has hundreds of pieces from skirts and slacks to blouses and dresses and coats and hats and more. Contact her on the email atleap2298@epix.net. All proceeds are donated to the Library. St. Monica’s Parish

Reminder

That’s all for this week; remember if anyone has any Wyoming news or special events, such as birthdays or anniversaries, I would like to hear from you. You can contact me at 287-3349, Fax 287-3349 orecipriani@comcast.net.

West Wyoming Shade Tree Commission members along with volunteers from St Monica's Parish planted shade trees in West Wyoming. This was the fourth annual year for the event.

After Dec. 1 the penalty phase begins. For questions and appointment call 693-0130 Monday to Friday after 4 p.m. Leaf Pick-up

West Wyoming Borough leaf pick-ups will be as follows: Nov. 30, Atherton Section up to 8th Street but not including 8th Street. .ember 15, 8th Street to the Exeter Line. Leaves are to be placed in open containers, no plastic bags. Place curbside the day before pick-up. Also note the changes in the dates of collection. Landlord Registrations

According to West Wyoming Ordinance 1-2008 every owner of rental properties within the borough limits must register their tenants with the borough. The Borough is currently updating its landlord registration files. To do so, landlords must register their tenants prior to their purchasing of sanitation stickers. Forms can be picked up in the borough hall. Sanitation Stickers

Sanitation stickers are now on sale at the Town Hall weekdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. All residences in West

Arborist Mary Pat Appel directs volunteers in the proper tree planting techniques.

Wyoming must purchase a sticker. The cost remains the same as last year, $200. If purchased before January 31, 2012, senior citizens (65 and older) will receive a $25 rebate ($175), all others receive a $15 rebate ($185). If purchased from February 1-28, 2012, the full price will be charged, $200. After February 28, 2012, the cost will be $300 for the year and citations will be filed with the District Magistrate for noncompliance with the Ordinance. Stickers are also available

through the mail: West Wyoming Borough Building, 464 West 8thStreet, P.O. Box 4035, 464 West 8th Street, West Wyoming PA 18644. Visa, MasterCard and Mac are accepted Website

Visit the West Wyoming Website atwww.westwyoming.org. If any residents are interested in receiving a monthly e-newsletter from the borough, please visit the website for more details.

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Bible Study will resume on Thursday, Dec. 1, after the 7 p.m. Mass. Bible study is followed by the night Prayer of the Church. The fundraising committee is

planning for the annual Nite at the Races. The event is scheduled for Feb. 10. To sign up for any aspect of the event please call Tom Tomsak, chairman, at 237-2188. There will be no CCD classes today, Nov. 27.

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lifelong Democrat, to “sell his bed” if he were still living at home. Cosgrove also related the tale of inviting newly inaugurated President John F. Kennedy to speak at The Press Club in 1960. Kennedy accepted and actually served as the witness for Cosgrove’s inauguration as Press Club president. But before that could happen, there was a matter of Kennedy joining the club, as several previous presidents had done, and that meant paying his dues. Kennedy showed up with a personal check for $90 of which Cosgrove still has a copy. The “living history” Cosgrove’s collection represents will provide a valuable teaching tool for young history students in Greater Pittston public schools, the library board postulates as a major reason for the expansion project. In addition, the additional 5,000 square feet of space will be utilized to provide a larger children’s section, and arts and crafts room, a teen space, a conference space, a kitchenette and coat room, additional bathrooms, and a separate entrance for afterhours activities. The annex will also house the new Intergenerational Family Center designed to provide services for grandparents raising their grandchildren. The goal of the campaign is $1.5 million which includes program specific sponsorship opportunities and an endowment for sustainability as well as construction costs. At the reception last Friday, Well Fargo Bank, represented by Kevin Engleman, presented a $5,000 check as a program sponsor. Thomas Tigue, former state representative, co-chair of the campaign, announced at the reception that Patrick Solano has agreed to serve as a co-chair. Those interested in making a donation or learning more about the library and the capital campaign may do so by visiting the library at 47 Broad St., Pittston, calling 654-9565 or visiting online at www.pittstonmemoriallibrary.org. More than 65,000 people visited the Pittston Mmeorial Library in 2010. Adult circulation topped 27,000.

John Cosgrove welcomes Brian Clarke along with former State Rep.Tom Tigue who is co-chairing the library campaign.

Former PA State Rep. Tom Tigue, co-chair of the Pittston Library capital campaign, addresses the gathering at the kickoff event at Fox Hill. PHOTOS BY TONY CALLAIO

John Cosgrove and newly elected Luzerne County judge, Lisa Gelb chat at the reception.

Sharon and Pat Cosgrove look over the proposed floor plan of the new John P. Cosgrove Annex of the Pittston Memorial Library.

PA State Rep. Michael Carroll, Al Kridlo, retired PA State Rep. Tom Tigue get together at the library kickoff reception.

Mike and Lois Ostrowski attend the reception.


PA, Warriors contribute to UNICO win Bouie leads locals with stellar defensive effort By Josh Horton

Dispatch Correspondent

Above, Wyoming Area's Nick Bartoli (75) looks to make a block for Dallas running back Jim Roccogrande. At right, Pittston Area and UNICO West Coach Mike Barrett gives his team instructions during his team's 27-14 win over the East.

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PHOTOS BY TONY CALLAIO

The Pittston Area and Wyoming Area regular seasons may have ended prior to Thanksgiving, but representatives from both teams were awarded the opportunity to don the shoulder pads and strap up the shoes one more time in the 61st annual UNICO All Star Classic Thanksgiving Football Game held at Anthony “Jake” Sobeski Stadium in West Pittston on Wednesday night. Players from both teams represented the West team - a 27-14 winner of the East - which was coached by first-year Pittston Area head coach Mike Barrett. He guided the Patriots to a 3-7 record, including an upset win over Wyoming Area in the final week of action. Despite losing to the Patriots in the regular season finale, the Warriors finished 7-3 and went deep into November before ultimately losing to G.A.R. just two weeks ago in the District 2 Class AA Final game. Participants from the Wyoming Area squad included Nick Bartoli, Ahmad Bouie, Corey Popovich, E.J. Driving Hawk, Matt Kintz, Joe Adonizio, Justin Langdon and Ryan Filipak. Among the Patriot representatives were, Dave Dragon, John Ameen, Anthony Schwab, Mike Stankoski and Joe Stoss. WA’s Jake Smith was also named to the West team, but did not play. The most prolific performer from the collection of Greater Pittston stars was Bouie. He played a majority of the game and broke up some key passes, which could have gone for big plays, or even touchdowns. His terrific coverage led to an interception as well. In addition to his terrific game on the defensive side of the ball, he also made some noise on the offensive side of the ball. He had a few carries, which went for 10 yards or more. He also broke free late in the first half for a long run in which he ended up in the end zone. However, the jaunt was called back due to an offensive hold near the line of scrimmage. Driving Hawk also had some key contributions on the defensive side of the ball for the West All-Stars.

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VA R S I T Y F O O T B A L L

Blue Devils go distance with Southern Old Forge falls short in 45-34 PIAA Class 1A shootout

By Rick Notari

Dispatch Staff

Standing toe-to-toe with Pennsylvania’s most prestigious small-school football program on Friday night, Old Forge landed haymaker after haymaker, staggering six-time PIAA state champion Southern Columbia. The Tigers would just not go down. The Blue Devils had the District 4 champions against the ropes more than once in the PIAA Class 1A first round matchup, but the knockout punch eluded Old Forge in an inspiring 45-34 loss to Southern Columbia at Kemp Memorial Stadium in Shamokin. The Tigers advance to the state quarterfinals to face either Pius X or Calvary Christian while the District 2 champs see its season come to a close at 10-3. The game featured over 900 yards of total offense and 11 touchdowns – all but one of which went for double-digit yardage. But it was the Blue Devil defense which put Old Forge in position to compete early in the contest. Southern looked to take command early after Tom Schetroma blocked a Dave Argust punt attempt to give the Tigers the ball at the Old Forge 32. Three plays later, the 20-time D4 champs found themselves with first-and-goal from the 7. But the Blue Devils got a solid tackle from outside linebacker Ryan Cadwalder on Matt Moore for a first down before senior co-captain Anthony Trotta dumped Moore for a three-yard loss. After an incompletion on third down, the Tigers settled for a 25-yard field goal by Dylan Swank, and a 3-0 lead with 7:21 left in the first quarter. Another three-and-out by Old Forge led to an 11-play, 68-yard drive by Southern (12-1) to set the Tigers up with first-andgoal from the Blue Devils 6. On first-andgoal, Trotta stopped Casey Savitski for no gain, and on second down, sophomore Shane Schuback forced Tigers leading rusher Tyler Levan to fumble at the 1. Jake Manetti picked up the loose pigskin and Old Forge had turned Southern away once again. That’s when the fireworks started. Facing third-and-10 from his own 9yard line, Blue Devils quarterback Colin Carey hit a wide open Dave Argust streaking down the right sideline, and Old Forge’s leading pass catcher turned the play into a 91-yard touchdown to send the Blue and Gold-clad contingent into a See CAREY, Page 45

Top, Old Forge's Dave Argust (12) takes off for the endzone as Southern Columbia's Jake Becker trails. At left, Blue Devils QB Colin Carey throws a 91-yard touchdown pass to Argust for Old Forge's first touchdown against Southern Columbia. Above, Old Forge linebacker Anthony Trotta pursues Southern QB Brad Fegley during first quarter action of a PIAA Class 1A First PHOTOS BY BILL TARUTIS Round game.


Matthews named WVC Coaches MVP Pittston Area senior also selected as TL Golfer of the Year By Rick Notari

Dispatch Staff

Pittston Area golfer Brandon Matthews was named as the Wyoming Valley Conference Most Valuable Player by the circuit’s coaches. Matthews posted five scores of 34 or better during WVC play, and only posted one score worst than 38 – a 40 on the opening day of play against Tunkhannock. The 2010 PIAA State Champion twice shot 31, and posted two 33s on the season as he led the Patriots to a 10-1 season. With the MVP honor, Matthews was also selected to the WVC East/Central team with teammates Matt Carroll and Ryan Tracy. Six of Tracy’s scores on the season were of 38 or better, and Carroll posted five scores of 39 or better. Wyoming Area’s Nick Ryd- Pittston Area's Brandon Matthews was named WVC Coaches zewski joined the Patriots trio on MVP and the Times Leader Golfer of the Year. SUNDAY DISPATCH FILE PHOTO

Carroll

Tracy

Rydzewski

the East/Central team. Rydzewski posted three scores of 38 or better for the Warriors. Pittston Area’s Chris Lynch and Wyoming Area Courtney Melvin were named WVC Honorable Mention selections. Golfer of the Year

Matthews was also named the Times Leader Golfer of the Year for the second straight season earlier this week.

He won his unprecedented fourth Tryba Preseason Invitational Tournament to begin his senior season and never looked back. Matthews capped his WVC season by shooting a course-record, 8-under 63 at Fox Hill Country Club during the league’s team championship event. Tracy was also honored by the Times Leader as the junior was selected to the newspaper’s WVC Golf All-Star Squad. The junior tied for fourth at the Tryba and qualified for the District 2 tournament for the third straight season. Joining the Pittston Area duo on the mythical squad are Holy Redeemer sophomores Mariano Medico and Chase Makowski, juniors Chris McCue of Valley West, Austin Smith of Dallas, and Jake Popowycz of Crestwood. Pittston Area’s Matt Carroll earned TL Second Team honors along with Wyoming Area senior Nick Rydzewski.

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VA R S I T Y V O L L E Y B A L L Palma earns LSGL South Coaches honor Lone Warriors senior honored

OFHS senior named to Second Team By Rick Notari

Dispatch Staff

PHOTO BY TONY CALLAIO

Corey Palma

Montella and Dalton Coldwater of Abington Heights, Mark Paradise of North Pocono, Cody Cox of Delaware Valley, and Ryan Brown of Scranton Prep.

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Old Forge senior golfer Corey Palma was selected to the Lackawanna Scholastic Golf League Coaches All-Star team, earning Second-Team honors in the Southern Division. The Blue Devils No. 1 golfer posted an 8-3 individual record and also posted an 8-3 record in better-ball play. Palma was joined on the Second Team by Scranton Prep’s Evan Joyce and David Pompey, Alex Altier of Abington Heights, Gary Geldhof of Valley View, and Dunmore’s Egan May. The First Team was made up of Player of the Year Kenny Sames of North Pocono, Eric

The Wyoming Area volleyball team held its annual Senior Parents Night recently. Pictured is the Lady Warriors only senior, Habibah (Bibi) Njiaju and her mom, Aaliyah Riley-Ahmed.


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Pittston Area wins Moose Pizza Bowl Dragon, Roman, Stankoski outlast Wyoming Area eaters Nine days after Pittston Area upset Wyoming Area in the annual renewal on the gridiron of the Cross River Rivalry, the Patriots suffered a kind of upset themselves – to their stomachs. But a little indigestion was worth it as the team of Dave Dragon, Tyler Roman and Mike Stankoski earned a $500 scholarship for a Pittston Area student-athlete from the Moose Lodge in West Pittston at the second annual Pizza Bowl. The PA trio polished off three trays of pizza – plus one slice – to edge their Wyoming Area counterparts, Ahmad Bouie, EJ Driving Hawk and Corey Popovich in the friendly competition.

Pictured above left, West Pittston Mayor Tony Denisco, right, presents scholarship information to David Dragon, left, Tyler Roman, and PHOTOS BY BILL TARUTIS Mike Stankoski of the winning Pittston Area . Above, left, Ahmad Bouie works on his pizza.

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PA's David Dragon, left, slugs a pitcher of soda as teammates Tyler Roman and Mike Stankoski watch.

Wyoming Area seniors Corey Popovich, left, E.J. Driving Hawk, and Ahmad Bouie compete in the second annual Pizza Bowl.

'Referee' George Miller looks at his watch during the final minutes of Pizza Bowl II.


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Old Forge's Jake Manetti, right, looks for a hole against the Southern Columbia kick coverage team.

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Carey throws for school-record 329 yards against SCA

Old Forge wide receiver Anthony Piccolini, right, gets congratulated by teammates Shane Schuback and Tony DeSando after scoring a touchdown against Southern Columbia Friday night. PHOTO BY BILL TARUTIS

line with 10:42 left in the second quarter. Swank’s second of six extra-points on the night gave Southern a 10-7 lead. The Blue Devils didn’t buckle, and after Carey hit Tomasetti on a screen that the junior tailback turned into a 21-yard gain on third-and-10, the senior signalcaller found Anthony Piccolini on a crossing pattern which the junior wideout turned into a 43yard touchdown, and a 14-10 Old Forge lead with 7:46 left before halftime. Shane Schuback again forced a fumble on the Tigers next possession which sophomore tackle Ryan Paulish recovered to set Old Forge up with first down on the Tigers 31. After two incompletions, Carey hit Argust on a bubble screen which the three-year starter turned into a 28-yard gain and a firstand-goal situation for the Blue Devils. On the next play, Carey forced his way in for the touchdown, and Old Forge led a stunned Southern sideline, 2110, with 6:35 left in the second stanza. “No one thought we would be in this position - never mind being in the game with them, or never mind winning the game,” said Coach Schuback, who has won 78 games in 10 years at the helm of his alma mater. But winning the game was still far off for the Blue Devils as

Southern again answered quickly. Levan – who went over the 1,500-yard mark on the season with his 213-yard performance on 22 carries – carried three times for 35 yards on the ensuing drive, and Moore – who reached the 1,000-yard mark for the season with his career-high 252yard night on 16 carries – added 38 yards on three carries, including a 22-yard, untouched jaunt with 4:18 showing on the first half clock to get the Tigers within 21-17 at intermission. Mancuso’s squib kick opened the third quarter, and when Southern’s Kyle Zigarski couldn’t pick up the football, Schuback pounced on the ball at the Tigers 34 to give the Blue Devils their third takeaway of the night. Carey moved Old Forge to the Southern 12-yard line with three rushes for 10 yards, and a 12yard completion to Piccolini. But on second-and-9 from the11, Carey was called for intentional grounding which resulted in a 17-yard loss. Moore then hurried Carey into an incompletion on third down, and Jake Becker intercepted Carey’s fourth-down pass from the 28 at the 10-yard line to give Southern the defensive stop it needed to stay in the game. The Tigers answered with a nine-play, 37-play drive to move

into Old Forge territory, but the drive stalled at the Blue Devils 43 when Schuback and Piccolini stopped Levan for a one-yard loss on second down and Brad Fegley was forced into an incompletion on third. Starting on its own 3-yard line following a Tigers punt, the Blue Devils were forced to punt from the nine on fourth down. Argust’s punt only traveled 29 yards, and Moore returned the kick to the 29 to put Southern in great field position. Three plays later, Levan went untouched on a belly play over the left side for a 21-yard touchdown and a 24-21 Tigers lead with 2:27 left in the third quarter. It was the start of another dizzying scoring period, as the teams exchanged the lead three times in the next 3:37. Mike Vieira returned the ensuing kickoff 23 yards to the Old Forge 35. Carey followed with a 10-yard gain on first down to the 45, and then hit Tomasetti on another screen pass over the middle for a 43-yard pickup to the Southern 12. Argust then pulled in a quick out from Carey on first down, side stepped two tacklers on the Tigers sideline, and walked into the endzone for the score. Mancuso’s PAT was blocked, but Old Forge had regained the lead, 2724, with 1:31 left in the third quarter.

Two plays later, Moore broke into the open on second down and shrugged off Carey at midfield before turning the patented Southern inside counter into a 67-yard touchdown and a 31-27 lead with 32 seconds remaining in the third period. However, the Blue Devils were not deterred. After an offsides penalty against Old Forge, Carey found Piccolini for 12 yards on first down, and Febbo gained four on third down to set the Blue Devils up at their own 49-yard line. On the next play, Carey hooked up with Febbo on a crossing pattern for a 12-yard gain, and two plays later Old Forge again used the screen for a big play. Tomasetti took the pass from Carey on the middle screen, sprinted up the middle of the field before cutting left off a hellacious block from sophomore guard Paul Papi, and into the endzone for a 39-yard touchdown. Mancuso’s kick gave Old Forge a 34-31lead with10:50 left in the game. The Big Blue Wrecking Crew then forced a stop after Levan rumbled for 36 yards to the Old Forge 20. Three big plays on the ensuing four downs, including an open-field tackle or Savitski on a swing pass on fourth-and-6 from the Blue Devils own 16. See BLUE DEVILS, Page 46

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frenzy. Matt Mancuso added the point-after, and the Blue Devils led 7-3 with 10:59 left in the first half. It was the first big-play touchdown of many for both sides, but it was also a sign of what Old Forge had in store for Southern. Carey would finish the game with career-highs in passing yardage (328), touchdowns (4), completions (17), and attempts (31). “We knew going in to the game what type of team we had,” said Old Forge Head Coach Mike Schuback. “I told Colin on Monday we were going to throw it 30 times, going to spread them out, screen them, and have him run it. “I just felt with our athletes on the field we did the right thing offensively. We moved Lou (Febbo) to receiver to get Bubba (Tomasetti) in the game more. We were able to hit Bubba with screens, and hit Lou over the middle. It gave us speed all over.” The Old Forge speed turned the football game into a track meet as Southern as well displayed more team speed than any team the Blue Devils had played all season. It only took one play for Southern to answer the Old Forge touchdown, when Levan barreled for a 52-yard touchdown on the Tigers signature belly play down the home side-


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But Southern answered with a big defensive play of its own when Moore batted a second down pass into the air which linebacker Jamie Slotterback intercepted at the 18. On the next play, Moore went 18-yards for the touchdown and a 38-34 lead with 8:33 left that the Tigers would not relinquish. “We just didn’t get them to the ground enough,” said Schuback. “It’s frustrating. We had guys in spots, and did a great job of hustling to those spots, but you have to get them on the ground. “Coming down here with 27 kids against the No. 2 team in the state and coming within eight minutes of walking out of here and playing next week… I love my kids. I can’t be prouder of them.” Old Forge had one more shot, down by just one score, but the Tigers forced a punt on fourthand-1 from the Blue Devils 40 before Moore put the game away with an 81-yard touchdown run with 5:55 left in the fourth quarter for the 45-34 final. “We thought the best decision was punting the ball and pinning them,” explained Coach Schuback of his decision to not go for the first down. “Shane comes up with a big play on first down and we let them off the hook on second down. (Moore) makes a big run, credit him. He ran the ball harder than I thought. No doubt about that. He’s a much better player in person than on film.” The Blue Devils lost two yards on four downs in its final series before Southern ran the clock out with Fegley taking a knee at the Old Forge 13-yard line. “We thought we would be playing next week. There was no doubt about it,” said a disappointed Coach Schuback. “Not to be negative but they haven’t won anything since they beat us in ’06. They are no different than we are. We are trying to hunt down a state championship just like they are. So what? They won a district championship and so did we. We were just trying to move on. That’s all it came down to. “They played better tonight. They made the big plays when they needed to. We made a couple mistakes. I didn’t think it was the atmosphere, I just think it

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Meet the Patriots and Lady Patriots hoop teams Meet the Patriots Night is Wednesday at the Pittston Area High School gym. Starting at 7 p.m., members of the boys’ and girls’ basketball programs will be introduced to Patriot basketball fans and family. Seventh and Eighth grade teams, Freshman, Junior Varsity and Varsity squads will participate in the night’s festivities. This year’s Meet the Patriots will include basket auctions, raffles and team apparel giveaways. Bring your camera along to capture team photos and individual player photos on this fan friendly night. The event is sponsored by the girls’ and boys’ basketball booster clubs. WA Swim Parents meeting Tuesday

Wyoming Area Swim Parents Association will meet Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Cuz’s Catering Hall (next to Cuz’s Bar & Grill & across from Pride Mobility), Susquehanna Avenue in Exeter. Various fundraising ideas will be discussed. All parents of WA swimmers and divers are encouraged to attend. Lady Patriots hoop boosters to meet

The Lady Patriot Booster Club will be holding a meeting at the Pittston Area High School Lobby on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Discussion will be concerning the upcoming Meet and Greet on Wednesday, Nov. 30 and upcoming events. Please note that the Lady Patriots are currently selling $1 Raffle tickets for a chance to win four great prizes. Please see any

booster club member or player if interested in purchasing a ticket. All Lady Patriot parents are encouraged to attend this meeting. WAGBPA meeting Dec. 6

The Wyoming Area Girls Basketball Parent Association will be having their monthly meeting on Dec.6 at the High School in Room #133 at 7 p.m. All parents of girls playing basketball in grades 7th thru 12th are encouragedto attend. WA Boys Basketball plans Meet the Warriors Event

The annual Meet the Warriors for Boys’ Basketball will take place on Sunday, November 27 at noon in the HS Gym. Light refreshments will be served. As part of the event, the seniors will be participating in the 10:30 a.m. service at St. Barbara’s. The families, friends and public are invited to meet the 2012 Basketball Warriors and new Head Coach, Alex Brogna and his staff. Warrior Legacy project seeks items

The Wyoming Area Football Alumni Association is working on a project to capture old Warrior football programs, Goalposts, and other printed memorabilia for posting on the Internet. The Warrior Legacy Project can be

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GI’s 42 (Jason Lutkowski 20, Brendan Mozeleski 12), OF Roundball 36 (Shane Smith 11, DJ Megotz 10) OFEA 50 (Brandon Nee 21, Ben Grochowski 14), Febbo’s 35 (Trevor Brown 12, Lorenzo Febbo 10)

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PA Baseball Booster Craft Fair

The Pittston Area Boys Baseball Booster Club is sponsoring a Holiday Craft/Vendor Fair on December 3 from12 to 4 p.m. at the Pittston Area Senior High School. Interested vendors can contact Lisa Bolka at 570-905-2920 for more information. Rock Solid AAU tryouts set

Rock Solid AAU Basketball will be holding try-outs for the Spring 2012 Travel Basketball Season on Sunday, January 8 and Sunday, January 15. The try-outs will be for Girls and Boys 5th to 10th grade. Cost is $10 per player. For more information contact Doug Miller at (570) 6962769 or email TheRockRecCenter@bmha.org.

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Blue Devils represented at 10th UNICO All-Star soccer match

Three Blue Devil soccer players represented Old Forge Soccer in the 10th annual UNICO All Star Game played at Fitzpatrick Field at the University of Scranton last Saturday. The game was called with 2:40 left to play due to an injury to a player from the Green Team. The White Team won 3-2. It was a very competitive

game showcasing the areas top players among all three Lackawanna Soccer League divisions. Representing Old Forge High School on the Green Team were, from left to right, Adam Barsigian, J Argonish and Ian Nemetz. All three players also served as captains for the Blue Devils this season.

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Area youth basketball leagues are asked to send results and scoring details to The Dispatch by email at rnotari@psdispatch.com or by fax at 570-602-0184.

viewed at www.wyomingareafootball.org For each year, the following sections of the football program can be viewed from the web site: program cover, senior pictures, team picture, scores of games. Thus far, with the exception of1981and1985, all programs since1980 have been posted. Programs and printed materials from 1966 to 1979 are needed. Pictures of cheerleaders and coaches are also being captured and will be posted at a later date. Anyone who has a1981or1985 Warrior football program, or programs printed from 1966 to 1979, is asked to contact Nick Perugini at nperugini@aol.com. Materials will be scanned and returned promptly to the owner.

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SUNDAY DISPATCH, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2011 Pictured above left, Wyoming Area's Ahmad Bouie runs for a big gain during the UNICO game, played Wednesday night at The Jake. Above right, Pittston Area's Anthony Schwab tries to break free of a tackle.

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John Ameen saw the most time for the Patriots. He played the majority of the first half in the middle of the offensive line. Schwab contributed with a rare tackle in the first half. Schwab saw the game as awesome closure to a high school football career, which he feels ended way to soon.

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“It was an honor, but at the same time it was upsetting,” the Patriots quarterback said. “I would give anything in the world to have played my entire career for Coach Barrett. “He is a great coach who devotes himself to building a great program and more importantly making sure all of his players become great men.”

Send your sports news, scores and photos to Rick Notari by email at rnotari@psdispatch.com


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Ruane-Regan leads Knights of Columbus Steelers lead PIttston Twp. VFW Knights of Columbus

Standings Ruane-Regan Funeral Home 29-19; Insalaco Development Group 28-20; Parini Beverage 27.5-20.5; Brandypatch 27-21; Betterman 27-21; Biernacki Eye Associates 20-28; Pierce Drug 17-31; Leonard’s Funeral Home 16.5-31.5 High Scratch Game John Diaco 280; Ed Wilczewski 279; Charles Simalchik 277 High Scratch Series John Diaco 742; John Snitko 735; John Tomkoski Sr. 719

Who Has Had The Greatest Impact On Life In Greater Pittston? Nominations are open for the Sunday Dispatch 2011 Person of the Year and the Joseph Saporito Lifetime Achievement award.

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1. Valley View .......................(11-2) 2 2. Scranton .............................(8-4) 6 3. Dallas ................................(10-2) 4 4. Valley West .........................(9-2) 1 5. Berwick ..............................(9-3) 9 6. Crestwood...........................(8-3) 3 7. Delaware Valley .................(7-4) 8 8. Wallenpaupack .................(7-4) 11 9. GAR ................................(11-2) 10 10. Old Forge ......................(10-3) 12 11. Dunmore ..........................(10-1) 5 12. Scranton Prep ...................(7-4) 7

The Joseph Saporito orito Lifetime Achievement ment Award is for the individual ndividual who has given a lifetime fetime of volunteer service ce to our communities.

To nominate:

Submit his or her er name and a brief summary of why you are nominating this person for either the PPerson off th the YYear or a recipient The JJosephh ith th i i t off Th Saporito Lifetime Achievement Award. Mail your submission to: Sunday Dispatch Person of The Year or Joseph Saporito Lifetime Achievement Award, 109 New Street, Pittston, PA 18640. You may also submit your nomination by e-mail to sd@psdispatch.com or by fax to 570-602-0184. Please send to arrive no later than Dec. 31, 2011.

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Honorable Mention: Wyoming Area (7-4); Lackawanna Trail (8-2)

The Sunday Dispatch atch Person of the Year ar is the individual who hadd the greatest impact onn life in our communities: the 17 towns that make up the Wyoming Area andd Pittston Area school districts. cts.

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Standings Steelers 33.5-18.5; Terminators 31-21; Nittany’s 26.5-25.2; Bus Boys 26-26; Red Skins 24-28; Yankees 15-37. Top 10 Bowlers Jack Casper 686; Joe Walsh Sr. 612; Jim Chimento 573; Tony Grieco 571; Dave Solano 570; Joe Argenio 568; Rich Russian 567; Joe Dalessandro 565; Gene Wasko 546; Jody Marranca 526. 200 Games Jack Casper 223-225-238; Jim Chimento 233-201; Joe Walsh Sr. 211-205; Tony Grieco 220; Joe Argenio 206-204; Dave Solano 226; Joe Dalessandro 212- Bert Myers 210; Rich Russian 210; Jim Francioso 207; Gene Wasko 201.


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The Buck Season opener is Monday I am happy to report that I’ve still have it. I promised to tell you when I lost it or when it was slowly slipping away but I’m excited to report that isn’t happening yet. It has overcome a few of my friends and for that I reason I feel sorry for them. It must be sad when you lose something you’ve had for over forty some years and especially when you loved it so much. I am of course talking about the excitement and anticipation of the opening day of the buck season. For me as a kid the excitement started on Thanksgiving Day. The deer hunters (men) would all gather after the meal to discuss the plans for the weekend. Most of us left on Sunday to stay at a farm house with some friends. Others just planned to drive to their hunting location the morning after a restless night sleep. It was back then that I decided to take hunting and f ishing on as my life long ambitions. The fact of the matter is that as long as I get excited about taking to the woods for a deer hunt, I will continue to buy my license and wait for the opening day. I won’t get much sleep tonight but that’s par for the course but there are still a lot of things to consider before shooting time tomorrow morning. The weather forecast is less than desirable for deer hunting. These warm unseasonable temperatures will more than likely make the deer very lazy and unwilling to move a lot. The same warm temperatures will keep deer hunters in

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their stands longer because they aren’t fighting to stay warm. This combination could lead up to a very slow deer day. This isn’t the first time that we deer hunted in such warm conditions. I do remember taking advantage of the nice weather by slowly walking through the woods looking for bedded down deer. It may be something you want to consider tomorrow if the leaves are damp and not noisy when stepped on. I also suggest that an all-day hunt is in order. The deer have to feed sometime and you if stay put along a deer trail it could happen at any moment. I have been receiving many reports from the f ield and they are all encouraging. The deer population should be quite stable with a good number of large antlered deer. While deer scouting is always the best key to success you can surely bring home the venison by returning to the escape routes and watering holes. Like I have said before, you won’t shoot

deer in your bed or by sitting on the couch. Once again I’ve prepared my traditional list. We have created this tradition for the Sunday after Thanksgiving several years ago. I found that if I follow a list like this I shouldn’t forget anything. A few things on the list could vary depending on the forecasted temperature and precipitation. But for the most part it will do just nicely. Feel free to cut this out of the paper and use it as your own. Jake’s Checklist

Flashlight Licenses Knife Hand Warmers Rope Thermos Lunch (snacks) Gloves Rain Gear Radio and/or Cell Phone Gun and Bullets Binoculars Compass and/or GPS Ink pen and wire tie for the ear tag Safety Harness for Tree

stand Remember to wear enough fluorescent orange clothing. The law insists on 250 square inches on the head, chest and back combined. Since deer can’t see color, don’t be afraid to wear even more than the legal limit. Remember to positively identify your target before f iring your gun. It is also important to know what’s behind your target. We all know that a high powered rifle bullet will pass right through a deer and continue to fly for quite some time. Under no circumstances should you aim your gun in the direction of buildings or other hunters. Antler restrictions still apply in our area so be sure the buck you plan on harvesting has at least three points, an inch or longer, on one side. There is also a change in our area for the first time in years. This year is bucks only for the f irst five days of the season. You can shoot antlerless deer with the appropriate license this, Saturday,

December 3, and all of next week. If you are hunting in a different area be sure to check the hunters digest to see if the change affects you there. Most of our area is included in the extended bear season as well. The four day rifle bear season ended on Wednesday and the preliminary reports are that this could be close to another record setting year. Over 2,700 bear were harvested in the f irst two days alone. This extended season could be a very successful one at that. These warm temperatures may have delayed bear hibernation and that could mean more black bears on the move. Bear hunters have to remember to check their harvest in at one of the bear check stations. The closest one to us is the Pennsylvania Game Commission Office in Dallas. Good luck if you are heading out and be safe. You want to be around to get buck fever again next year! Be sure to watch Pennsylvania Outdoor Life tonight at 6:30 on WNEP-TV. We will take you to a bear check station to talk with a few successful bear hunters. Our cameras will also take you out on a spotlighting mission to check in on the Pennsylvania deer herd. You won’t believe what we captured on camera. But more importantly, we will pick the lucky winner of the Kioti Krazy contest. Someone will win a Kioti Mechron 2200 from Hoover tractor of Mifflinburg. Good Luck if you entered.

Send us your hunting and fishing photos by email to rnotari@psdspatch.com or drop them off at our office at 109 New Street, Pittston


Gates, Peters, Oliveri win at Cage Fight 9 Local mixed-martial artists have successful night in Scranton By Josh Horton

Dispatch Correspondent

Above, Gary Peters dodges a Dave Spadell Jr. punch while landing a left in a win at Cage Fight 9. Below, Old Forge's Sean Oliveri has Terry Evans in a hold during his amateur debut victory. PHOTOS BY ALEX SEELEY

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After losing his last fight, former Wyoming Area wrestler and current mixed martial arts artist Richie Gates thought about giving up the long relentless hours of training and exploring new options in his life. However, one day he woke up and his whole life changed. “After losing the last fight there was a point where I was like, I’m done. But, one day I woke up and I asked myself, ‘What am I doing?’ That was the turning point for me and I just started training as hard as I could,” Gates said with a wide smile. “I never trained so hard in my life. I wanted to win this fight more than anything.” Gates did just that, as he defeated Anthony McGlynn of East Stroudsburg in the 170pound welterweight bout at Cage Fight 9 at the Lackawanna College Student Union Center in Scranton on Friday night. Gates needed just 32 seconds to send his opponent on his way back to East Stroudsburg on Black Friday. “I watched a couple tapes on him and I noticed he always tries to back out. I threw a knee hoping he would try and strike and then when he did that I made my move,” Gates said. “I was actually going for something else, but when he turned into me, I locked up the guillotine and it was over. I’ll be back on the gym on Sunday.” Gates wasn’t the only local fighter who walked away victorious on Friday night. Gary Peters of Pittston stepped into the cage with the PA Cage Fight Amateur Welterweight Belt on the line. He defeated Dave Spadell of Freeland by unanimous decision. Although the decision was unanimous, it was scored 29-28 by all three judges. Peters got out to a fast start landing a quick punch and earning a takedown, but his momentum dwindled in the second round. He knew he would need a strong third

round in order to win the fight. “The whole first round I had a whole lot of submission attempts, but he held on. The second round I came out and used my boxing more,” Peters said. “I busted his nose up. The third round I tried to get the rear naked choke and he was a tough kid and didn’t let me have it.” Despite not being able to get the choke, he did win the fight. After the fight, Peters confirmed he will be turning professional after a 6-2 record as an amateur. “I am definitely going pro. I am going to continue to work on my boxing. I feel more comfortable,” Peters said. “I need to start working on the ground more, there are some things you can’t do in the amateur that you can do in the pro fights and I want to work on that.” Also fighting in Cage Fight 9 was Sean Oliveri of Old Forge. He made his mixed martial arts debut against former co-worker Terry Evans of Moosic. “He was tough. He was strong. I figured I would be able to stand up with the whole time, but it didn’t happen like that,” Oliveri said. “It was a really good jiu-jitsu battle and I tried to do my thing on the ground. I wish I could have knocked him out standing up, but he was so strong.” Oliveri’s debut came with a bang as he controlled the majority of the fight, and won over the judges by earning the unanimous 30-27 decision on all cards. A combination of board shattering takedowns and hard punches to the kidneys helped him go to 1-0 as an amateur. “It was a good fight. When I got that punch in the beginning it pumped me up so much. I need to work on my take down defense and striking a little bit. It’s good to get it over with. I was real antsy and pretty nervous,” Oliveri said. “He’s a good respectful guy. I like him, hopefully one of these days we can go out and have a couple beers.”

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OBITUARIES

Ellen O’Neill November 19, 2011 Ellen O’Neill, 78, of Dallas, died November 19, 2011, in Mercy Center Nursing Unit, Dallas. She was born on April 10, 1933, in Queens, NY. She was a daughter of the late Cornelius Breit and Ruth Fritz Breit Vansalisbury. She was formerly employed by as a secretary for many years by the Old Grand Dad National Distillery in New York. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William; daughter, Susan O’Neill; brothers, Charlie and John; and sisters, Edna Brazeail and Terri Ardis.

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She is survived by her sons, William and his wife, Susan, Glendale, NY, and Brian and his wife, Suzanne, Harveys Lake; daughters, Margaret Wheeler and her husband, Tommy, Exeter, and Kathleen O’Neill, Harveys Lake; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Nov. 23 in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel in the Mercy Center, Dallas. Interment Fern Knoll Burial Park, Dallas. Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Center, 301 Lake St., Dallas, 18612. Arrangements provided by the Kopicki Funeral Home, Kingston.

Peter Rupsky, of Falls, died November 17, 2011. Born in Duryea, on December 2, 1918, he was a son of the late John and Agnes Herman Rupsky. He was raised in Falls, and after graduation from high school, moved to New York City, where he worked in a laundry. During World War II, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and served his country as a medic in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. His Army service included action in France

Klein and her husband, Chris, New Tripoli; great-grandchildren, Richard Bowen; Zachary Bowen; Angelina Klein; Kiersten Klein and Kyle Dixon; brother, Sebastian Amico, Pittston; sister, Mary Frances Gristina and her husband Philip, Pittston; numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Nov. 26 from the Adonizio Funeral Home, Pittston with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph Marello Parish, at St. Rocco’s Church Pittston. Interment West Pittston Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com.

Algard (Al) Maciun, 91, of Ashley, died November 20, 2011, in the Hospice Community Care, Inpatient Unit, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, following an illness. Prior to his illness, he had been a resident of Tiffany Court, Kingston. He was born March 10, 1920, in Duryea, a son of the late Bolek and Margaret Maciun. He received his education in the Duryea School District. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in the Mediterranean and Pacific aboard the U.S.S. Massachusetts battleship during World War II. The Massachusetts was involved in 11 battles, including Casablanca, Truk, Leyete Gulf, Okinawa and Iwo Jima. He was employed by Ma’s Old Fashion Soda as a truck driver until his retirement.

He also owned and managed Pollock’s Café, Ashley. He was a member of St. Leo’s/Holy Rosary Church, Ashley. He was a member of the Catholic War Veterans Post # 274, Hanover Township, American Legion Post # 673, Ashley; and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. He was also an active member of the Ashley Sportsman Club. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Agnes (Babe) Maciun and by his brother, Leonard Maciun. He is survived by his son, Thomas Maciun and his wife, Peggy, Ashley; daughters, Margaret Perkins and her husband, Michael, Shavertown; Marianne Zoranski and her husband, Frank, Hanover Township; grandchildren, Michelle Reilly, Megan Balara, Melissa Liebner, Stephen Zoranski, Allison Zoranski; great-grandchildren, Liam Reilly, Violet Balara;

brother, John Machun, San Rafael, California. Military funeral services were held Nov. 23 from the Strish Funeral Home, Ashley, with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Nicholas RC Church, Wilkes-Barre. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township.

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and Germany. He returned from the service in 1945, and married Marjorie Ann Smith from Missouri. They returned to Falls, where they lived until Marjorie’s death, in December 2010. Before retirement, he divided his time between running a chicken farm at home and being an employee for East Falls Sand and Gravel. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie; daughter Gay; and sister Irene Statkevicus. He is survived by his son, Daniel, and wife Lynn Rupsky, Hummelstown; daughter Cindy and husband Roger

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Samuel Amico Samuel Amico, 90, of Pittston, died November 22, 2011 surrounded by his family. Born in Pittston on August 10, 1921, he was the son of the late Sebastian and Mary Sardo Amico. He attended Pittston Schools and received numerous plumbing certifications from Penn State University. He was employed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for 19 years in the Department of General Services as District Supervisor. He was a member of St. Rocco’s Church, Pittston; the AM VETS Post #189 Dupont; the American Legion of Duryea; and he was a 3rd degree member of the Knights of Columbus, JFK Council, Pittston. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Philip and Joseph Amico. Surviving is his wife Madeline Deice Amico with whom he celebrated 67 years of marriage on November 18, 2011; sons, John Amico and his wife Loretta, Hughestown; Paul Amico, Pittston; and Sebastian Amico and his wife Deborah, Slatington; grandchildren, John Amico and his wife, Michelle, Pittston; Gina Bowen and her husband, Rich, Jenkins Township; Steven Amico, Slatington; and Amy

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Louise M. Just, 76, of Dupont, died November 18, 2011 in Hospice Community Care, Dunmore, following a prolonged illness. Born in Pittston on August 22, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Mary McQueen Abate. She was a graduate of Pittston High School, class of 1952. She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church,

Pittston. She had worked as a seamstress in the local garment industry and was a member of the ILGWU. She was also preceded in death by her son, John Just, in 1993. Surviving is her husband, John L. Just; daughters, Denise Cross, Florida; Cheryl and her husband, John Faulkner, Florida; and Anna and her husband, Joe Joyce, Hughestown; grandchildren, Lawrence Cross; Christina Faulkner; John Faulkner; Alexandra Faulkner; Joe Joyce III; John Joyce; Brent Joyce; Kahli

November 22, 2011 Joyce; and Aidan Joyce; greatgrandchildren, Annabel Joyce; Joseph Anthony Joyce; and Ava Maria Cross; sisters, Pat Arnone, California and Janette Jones, New Jersey; nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Nov. 23 in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Pittston. Interment at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com.

Josephine M. Hessler November 19, 2011 Josephine M. Hessler, 88, of West Wyoming, died November19, 2011 in the Highland Manor Nursing and Convalescent Center, Exeter. Born in Kingston, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Frances Ezerskis Orleski. She was a graduate of St. Cecilia’s

High School, formerly of Exeter. Josephine was a member of the Duryea Congregation of Jehovah’s Witness, Duryea. Also preceding her in death was her brother Alex Orleski. Surviving are her husband with whom she celebrated 65 years of marriage, Kenneth W. Jr.; sons, Charles and his wife Emma, West Wyoming; Andrew, Tannersville; granddaughter Rebecca Ashen-

back and her husband Jon, Fort Pierce, Florida; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Jaden. A memorial service was held Nov. 26 in the Duryea Congregation of Jehovah’s Witness, Duryea. Interment Wyoming Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Duryea Congregation of Jehovah’s Witness, 55 Foote Avenue, Duryea, 18642.

Sharon Barlow November 20, 2011 Sharon Barlow, 59, of West Pittston, died November 20, 2011, in the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Dupont, October 19, 1952, she was a daughter of Doris (Knecht) Ceselsky and the late Charles Cary. She was a member of the Full Gospel Chapel, Avoca. She was a graduate of Riverside High School and graduated from the Zion Bible Institute, Providence, RI. She worked several years for

Kmart, and the Taylor Nursing Home. She served as the Sunday School director and teacher, and also a youth leader. She and her husband, Robert, were also foster parents to more than 37 children throughout her lifetime. She is also survived by her husband of 33 years, Robert Barlow; daughters, Kristen and her husband, Matthew Park, Annandale VA; Kara Barlow, Kunkle; brother, Charles Cary, IN; sisters, Janice Stefanelli, West

Pittston, and Doris Oakley, Pittston; granddaughter, Hayley Park; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Nov. 23 in the Full Gospel Chapel, Avoca. Interment Langcliff Cemetery, Avoca. Memorial contributions may be made to the Full Gospel Chapel, 1113 Main St., Avoca, 18641. Online condolences may be made to www.kiesingerfuneralservices.com.

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the Immaculata, the DAV, Vietnam Veterans, the Wyoming Valley Marine Corps League and the Penn State Alumni Association. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Peter, and a sister, Sarah (Sally). Also surviving him are three sons, Martin and wife Joanne, Exton; Matthew, Media, and Christopher, Thornhurst; two granddaughters, Kaitlin and Josephine, Exton; several nieces and nephews. The funeral was held Nov. 26 from the Leonard Funeral Home, Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish, Pittston. Interment with Military honors Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. Memorial donations may be made to Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish, Pittston.

Dale Lee Gless November 17, 2011 Dale Lee Gless passed away peacefully Thursday, November 17, 2011. He was born February 7,1930, as the second son parents George and Nellie Gless of Kent, OH, and was husband to Mary Ellen Opalenik, wed November 12, 1955, in St. Patrick’s, Kent, OH. He was the father of Heather Kimberly and Honor Koren (wed to James DeLancey, parents of Kyle James and Connor Morgan DeLancey); brother of Raymond Gless and brotherin-law to Helen (deceased), Rootstown, OH; uncle to Raymond Jr., Rosie and Robert;

brother-in-law to George and Betty Opalenik, Wadsworth, OH, and uncle to Matthew, Debbie, Martin and Susan. He was a graduate of Kent State High School and the 1st Mechanical Engineering graduating class of Northrop Institute of Technology, Inglewood, CA. He was plant engineer at the Owens- Illinois (Kimble Division) plant in Pittston. He was also a part-time instructor at Luzerne County Community College. He spent many hours flying his Cessna "79-B". Memorial service was held Nov. 26 from the Disque Funeral Home, Dallas with Deacon Thomas Cesarini, Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, officiating.

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Martin Patrick Flynn, 66, of Pittston, died November 22, 2011, in the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Tighe Flynn, with whom he celebrated 40 years of marriage. Born on July 19, 1945, in Hughestown, he was a son of the late Peter and Mary Miglionico Flynn. He attended St. John the Evangelist High School, Pittston, and graduated from Northeast High School, Pittston. He was a proud and decorated U.S. Marine, and served in the Vietnam War. He was a retired Civil Service employee, and a member of Our Lady of the Eucharist Parish at Blessed Sacrament Church, Hughestown. He was a life member of the Militia of

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November 18, 2011 Ronald L. Broskoske, a lifelong resident of Alden, died November 18, 2011, in the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital after a brief illness. She was born in Alden, on July 25, 1937, son of the late Leo and Eva Urchak Broskoske. He was a graduate of Newport High School, class of 1956 and attended Penn State University for three years. He was a member of the 109th Field Artillery Battery

B, Nanticoke. He retired in 1994 from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania White Haven State School and Hospital, where he served as a security guard and police officer. He was a member of the American Eagle and World Wide Web CDX radio clubs. He was a member of the former St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church and was currently a member of Transfiguration of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Theresa (Katyl) Broskoske; son Dr. Stephen and his

November 23, 2011 wife, Kimberly, Wanamie; daughter Gail and her husband, Paul Kennedy, Pottstown; aunts, Martha Danko, West Pittston; Julia Yurchak, Alden; several cousins. Funeral services were held Nov. 21 from the Stegura Funeral Home, Nanticoke, with Divine Liturgy at Transfiguration of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Church, Nanticoke. Entombment St. Mary’s Mausoleum. Memorial donations may be sent to Development Office, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas, 18612.

Lee A. Hoyt November 22, 2011 Lee A. Hoyt, 65, of Orange, died November 22, 2011 in the Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of the late Clyde and Florence Steltz Hoyt. He was a graduate of Dallas High School, class of 1964. For 20 years, he

was employed at the Dallas Dairy and prior to his retirement he was employed by Letica Corporation (Maui Cup Division) of Pittston Township. Surviving are his wife of 46 years, the former Edna Whispell; daughters, Sandra Sands and her husband, David, Falls; Danette Mynes and her husband, Scott, Hanover Township.; grandchildren, Nicole and Shawn Sands, Daelyn and Jamie

Mynes; great grandchildren, Tylor and Hayleigh Ourso and Riley Crawford; sister, Donna Kelly, Noxen; brother, James Hoyt, Lehman; nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Nulton Funeral Home Inc., SR 309 Beaumont. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call Sunday 3 p.m. until the time of service.

Glynn Dymond November 21, 2011 Glynn F. Dymond, of Long Valley, died November 21, 2011, at the home of his daughter in Long Valley, NJ. Mr. Dymond was born in Orange, and resided proudly for 86 years in the family home in West Pittston before moving with his daughter at age 92. He retired after 30 years of service

as an electrician with the Pennsylvania Power and Light Company. He was an avid golfer at Irem Temple Country Club and was a Shriner with the Masons. He was very active in the West Pittston Methodist Church. He is survived by his daughter Kay Dymond and her husband Barry Drake of Long Val-

ley; a son Ernest Dymond of Las Vegas, NV and four grandchildren, Zack and his wife, Kristin Dymond Drake, Kira Dymond Drake, Corey Tierney and Cassay and Carly Dymond. Private funeral services were held under the direction of the Scala Memorial Home, Hackettstown, NJ.

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November 24, 2011 Ethel (Italia) M. (Riccetti) Tironzelli, a resident of Pittston, died November 24, 2011, at home. She was born Tuesday, June 22, 1915, in Pittston. She was the wife of William Tironzelli (de-

ceased) and the daughter of Maria (Cosa) Riccetti (deceased) and Enrico Riccetti (deceased). She was preceded in death by brothers, Alfred, August, Joseph, Nello, Victor and William. Surviving are son William and his wife, Maria Tironzelli. Funeral services will be held Monday at 12:30 p.m. from the

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John "Jack" J. King of Centermoreland died November 23, 2011, at the Gino Merli Veterans Cen-

ter in Scranton. He was born in Pittston, on June 29, 1932, son of the Late John and Catherine Donnelly King. He was a graduate of the Jenkins Township High School class of 1950. He lettered in football, basketball and baseball, and served as captain of the basketball team. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving with the U.S. Army. In1965 he went to work at the Tobyhanna Army Depot as an Aviation Electronic Technician. In 1968 he was promoted to manager of configuration of the automated systems division, where he worked on the software for the Apache helicopter, retiring after 36 years of service. During his employment at Tobyhanna, he received two sustained superior performance awards. He was a member of the Church of the Nativity BVM in Tunkhannock. He was an Irish tenor and enjoyed singing at weddings and funerals and was a member of the Endless Mountains Barbershop Chorus and the Toby Tones. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth "Betty" A. King, brothers Gerald and Joseph King, and sister Doris Manganiello. Surviving are a son, Stephen, and wife JoDee King of Little Silver NJ; daughters Kelly King of Centermoreland, Shannon

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and husband Jason Schuckers of Sweet Valley, a sister, Lenore Romaldini of Pittston; grandchildren, Stephen Fitzgerald, Pieter Quackenbush, Madison and Jack King, Landon and Mason Schuckers, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 9:30 a.m. from the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. Tioga St, Tunkhannock, with a Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of the Nativity BVM, Tunkhannock, at 10 a.m. Interment St Nicholas Cemetery, Shavertown. Friends may call at the funeral home today from 6 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center, 401 Penn Ave., Scranton, 18503. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneralhome.com. In Loving M em ory O f

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Frances I. Cavalari, 88, of West Avoca, died peacefully on November 23, 2011, surrounded by family at the Regional Hospital, Scranton. Born in Avoca, on February 25, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Martin and Victoria (Janoski) Soy. She was a member of Queen of the Apostles Church, Avoca, the former St. Mary’s Church. She attended Avoca schools. She worked in the local garment industry for many years. She was also preceded in death

by her husband, Ernest, who died in 1968, infant son Martin, her daughter Lois Kobeski, grandsons Edward and Thomas Kobeski, sisters, Stella, Agnes, Mary, Sophia, Anna and Theresa, and brothers, John, Michael and Joseph Soy. She is survived by her daughters, Janet Felice, of Ambridge; Nancy Grella and son-in-law, John, of Avoca; sons, Ernest Cavalari and daughter-in-law Mary, of Avoca, and Raymond Cavalari, of New Jersey; her sister Rose (Peggy) Abent, of Avoca; six granddaughters, Betsy, Mary Jane, Lynn Marie, Lori, Wendy, Nadine; seven grandsons, Raymond K., Brian, Er-

nest, Chris, Kevin, Raymond and Martin; four great-granddaughters, Sky, Kaelee, Katielynn, Shelby; 15 great-grandsons, Jonathan, Ean, Tyler, Calvin, Caden, Brian, Randy, Ben, Nick, Anthony, Nicholas, Thomas, Matt, Zack, and Nicko. Funeral services will be held Monday at 9 a.m. from Kiesinger Funeral Services, 255 McAlpine St., Duryea, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at Queen of the Apostles Church, 715 Hawthorne St., Avoca. Friends may call today from 5 to 8 p.m. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Avoca. Online condolences may be made to www.kiesingerfuneralservices.com.

Bonnie B. Soroka November 24, 2011 Bonnie Balent Soroka, 64, of Exeter, passed away at home in the arms of her husband on November 24, 2011 after a long illness. Born in Exeter, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen Urban Balent. She attended Exeter schools and was em-

ployed as a C.N.A. with Silver Care until she became ill. She was a member of St. Monica’s Parish (the former Our Lady of Sorrows), West Wyoming. She was also preceded in death by her sister Barbara Balent. Surviving are her husband, Benny Soroka, an employee of Pride Health Care, Duryea; sisters, Gloria and Rebecca Balent, Exeter; cousins, Bill and Marilyn Urban, Yorkville, NY; Rosemarie

and Frank Greco, Lee’s Summit, MD; and Charles Urban Jr. and his wife, Irene, Plains Township; and best friend Minnie Mullery. The funeral will be held Monday at 9 a.m. from the Kizis-Lokuta Funeral Home, Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at St. Monica’s Parish, West Wyoming. Interment St. John the Baptist Slovak Cemetery, Exeter. Friends may call Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Janet K. Barry November 19, 2011 Janet K. Barry, 87, of Elizabethtown, formerly of Wyoming, died November 19, 2011 at Masonic Village, Elizabethtown. Born in Luzerne County, she was the daughter of the late Freas B. and Beatrice (Morris) Kleintob. She was the wife of the late Melvin Barry who died in 1999. She was a member of

the Harmony Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star, and was a former member of Wyoming United Methodist Church and Moorestown United Methodist Church. She is survived by two sons, R. Lee Barry (Peggy) and R. Craig Barry (Betsy), both of Williamsburg, VA; three grandchildren, Deborah Barnak (Sean), Andrew Barry (Laura) and Robin Valenti (Sean); six great-grandchildren and a sister,

Lois Jernstrom (Chuck). A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at John S. Sell Memorial Chapel, Masonic Village, Elizabethtown, at 10:30 a.m. There will be no viewing. Interment Fern Knoll Cemetery, Dallas. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Lancaster County, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, 17604. Arrangements by Miller/Sekely Funeral Services, Elizabethtown.

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National Diabetes Month November is National Diabetes Month, a time when health professionals and those with diabetes take a moment to promote healthy lifestyle changes and good medical care as a way to manage the disease. Enjoying the Thanksgiving Holiday sometimes means over eating and being less active and more driving to visit with family and friends. As we close the month of November with the December holidays upon us, let’s take a moment to look at ways to encourage more physical activity and less overeating with the thought to manage diabetes. The National Diabetes Education Program promotes ways to select healthy foods in appropriate portion sizes and to remain active even in colder weather. Here are some of their suggestions: Eat a healthy snack. Eating a healthy snack prior to leaving home can prevent overeating at the party. Plan ahead. Check out the party food options before you begin eating, and make a mental note of what and how much you will eat. Your food choices should fit into your meal plan. Bring a dish. Share your healthy dish with family and friends. Move away from the buffet. Fix your plate, and then step away from a table of finger foods to avoid grazing while chatting. Savor the flavor. Eating slowly reduces your chances of overeating. Drink H2O. Water is a healthy, no-calorie beverage. Drink plenty of it. Trim it down. Eat smaller portions of food. Trim off extra skin and fat from meat. Party hard! Focus on family, friends, and activities rather than food. Stay active by Participating in games or dancing. The Holiday shopping is upon us! If this disrupts your eating plan, then stock your car with healthy snacks and bottled water. If you bring kids along, pack healthy snacks for them too. Shopping mall aromas certainly can play havoc on anyone’s good intentions. To get you started, here is a recipe that can be made ahead and packed for those early morning shopping sprees, or for a quick breakfast before work.

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Exchange Vows Francesca M. Stuppino and Richard F. Butcofski were united in marriage on June 18, 2011 in Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church, Harveys Lake. The Reverend Daniel Toomey celebrated the double ring ceremony at 1 p.m. Charles Unice and Helen Neylon were soloists, accompanied by Diane Wojciechowski and Lynn Hurst, violinists; Ron Sthmoyer, trumpet’ and Helen Neylon, organist. The bride is the daughter of GraceMarie (Dattilo) Stuppino, of Dallas and Francesco Stuppino, of Dalton. She is the granddaughter of the late Patrick and Josephine Dattilo, of Old Forge and Mrs. Mary Stuppino and the late Joseph Stuppino, of Plains. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Butcofski, of Shavertown. He is the grandson of the late Alex and Helen Butcofski, of Kingston and the late Rev. George and Audrey Wood, of Calhoun, Georgia. The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father and given away by her parents. She wore an original Mia Solano gown with Swarovski crystal crown and veil. She chose her best friend Susan Yudiski as her main of honor. Bridesmaids were Ann Rood, cousin of the bride; and longtime friends Desiree Dymond, Noelle Altavilla, Erica Altavilla, Nikki Callahan, Tina Riviello, Tennille Bocchiaro, Santina Guiliano and Erica Michaliga. Junior bridesmaids were Erin and Ryan Storey, nieces of the groom. Flower girl was Alex Storey, niece of the groom. The groom chose his best friend Aaron Gingo as best man. Groomsmen were John Butcofski, brother of the groom; Joseph Stuppino, brother of the bride; longtime friends Corey Cherup, Ross Gdovin, Patrick O’Neill, Matthew Williams, Norman Sallit, Frank Valvano and Albert Brzezinski. Ring bearers were Cody Rood, cousin of the bride; and Mitchell Onzik, special little man of the bride. Scripture readings were by Sharon Stanski, godmother and aunt of the bride; Pamela Storey, sister of the groom; and Ann Rood, cousin of the bride. Patrick Dattilo, godfather and uncle of the bride, and Mark Storey, brother-in-law of the groom, gave offertory gifts. An evening cocktail and garden reception hosted by the bride’s parents was held at beloved friends of the bride’s family, Charlene and Thomas Onzik’s estate in Shavertown. The bride and groom were honored with a fall engagement party hosted by the bride’s parents at Cuz’s Catering, Exeter. The bride was honored with a bridal shower at Fox Hill Country Club, Exeter, given by her mother and mother of the groom Marilyn Butcofski. Parents of the groom hosted a rehearsal dinner at Leggio’s, Dallas. Following the honeymoon to the Excellence Playa Mujeres in Cancun, Mexico, the couple resides in Shavertown.

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United in Marriage Elizabeth Fasciana and Joseph Daley were united in marriage on June 25, 2011 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont. The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Guy M. Fasciana, of Pittston Township. She is the granddaughter of Michael and Helen Fasciana, of Pittston and John and Dolores Miller, of Pittston Township. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Daley, of Pittston Township. He is the grandson of the late Frank and Theresa Daley and the late Joseph and Helen Mullen. The bride, escorted by her father, chose her sister Melissa Fasciana, as her maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Amanda Fasciana, Elise Miller and Jessica Clarke, all cousins of the bride; Christina Collins and Sarah Carmody, best friends of the bride. The groom chose his brother, Kevin Daley, as his best man. Groomsmen were Mark Mullen, cousin of the groom; Michael Fasciana, brother of the bride; Matt Powers, friend of the groom; and Greg Semon and J.J. Clarke, cousins of the bride. Dr. Kellyann Daley Schuh, cousin of the groom, and Mary Catherine Rouse, aunt of the bride, gave Scripture readings. Offertory gifts were presented by Gerald Daley, godfather of the groom, and Dr. and Mrs. James Clarke, godparents of the bride. A bridal shower was hosted by the mothers of the bride and groom at Fox Hill Country Club, Exeter. A rehearsal dinner was hosted by parents of the groom at Amadeo’s, Moosic. An evening reception, hosted by the parents of the bride, was held at the Hilton, Scranton. The couple honeymooned to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. They reside in Pittston Township.

James Chimento of Pittston celebrated his 90th birthday on Nov. 8. Friends and family hosted a surprise party at Elko’s Bowling Lanes and a family dinner was held at the Gramercy Restaurant. James is married to the former Julia LoBrutto. Jim and Julia have five children, nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Elizabeth Purcell is Bride Elizabeth Mary Purcell and Geoffrey Thomas Gibney were married Sunday, Sept. 4, in New Haven, Connecticut. Father Joseph Allen O.P. officiated at the Church of Saint Mary. The wedding ceremony was followed by a reception at the New Haven Lawn Club. Mrs. Gibney, 33, is a legal editor for Vendome Group, LLC, the New York-based legal and health care publishing company. She graduated from Villanova University and received a law degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Purcell, of West Pittston. Dr. Gibney, 33, is an oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. He graduated cum laude from Tufts University, received a medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed a fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology from Yale-New Haven Medical Center. He is a son of Gloria Gibney, of Old Saybrook, Connecticut; and Thomas Gibney, of Guilford, Connecticut. Dr. and Mrs. Gibney met in Boston while he was an Internal Medicine resident at Boston Medical Center and she was an editor at Quinlan Publishing Company. They reside in Tampa.

Planning June Wedding Maria Pisaneschi and Christopher Hetro, together with their families, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of George D. Pisaneschi, of West Wyoming, and Janet Dotter Pisaneschi, of Wyoming. She is the granddaughter of George and Rita Pisaneschi, of West Wyoming, James R. Dotter and the late Elizabeth Dotter, of Hudson. The groom is the son of Andrew and Mary Hetro, of Exeter. He is the grandson of Matilda and the late Andrew Hetro, of Exeter, and the late Anthony and Marion Krolick, of Wyoming. Maria is a 2002 graduate of Wyoming Area Secondary Center and a 2007 graduate of Misericordia University where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Imaging. She is currently employed as a radiologic technologist in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Geisinger Wyoming Valley in Wilkes-Barre. Chris is a 2001 graduate of Wyoming Area Secondary Center and a 2005 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He also received his MBA from Lehigh University in 2010 and is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Pennsylvania. He is currently employed as an Electrical Engineer for BortonLawson in Wilkes-Barre. The couple will exchange vows on June 30, 2012 at Friedman Farms in Dallas.

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Mrs. Thomas Gibney

Maria Pisaneschi and Christopher Hetro

Polish room committee presents Wiglia Dinner The Wilkes University Polish Room Committee will present its Second Annual Wigilia Dinner on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 5:30 p.m. at the Frank and Dorothea Henry

Student Center on the campus of Wilkes University. Co-chairwomen for the event are Audrey Brozena and Bernardine Sweeney. Also on the Wigilia Dinner

Committee are Fran Macy and Marie Voitek, reservations; Marie Amico and Theresa Sabol, decorations; Joyce Latoski, publicity; and Helen Grebski, adviser.

Cost is $20 for members, $25 for guests and $10 for children. Reservations must be made by Dec. 2 by calling Marie at 696-3982 or Fran at 693-0354


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Marching Band By Kaitlyn McGuire The Pittston Area marching band has competed in four competitions so far this season. Their first competition was in Blue Mountain, and their season ended in Hersey Park on Nov. 12. The marching band competed against 13 other schools. Ashley Muchler, a marching band member since 2008 said “this season has been one filled with suspense and anticipation. We have been pumped all season, waiting for championships. Every one of us wants to see Pittston be the four time Calvacade Champions.” Muchler words rang true as the Marching Patriots became only the second team to win the Calvacade Championships four years in a row. The group also swept every individual category at the event except for most improved. The marching band is currently under the direction of Mr. Eric Boylan. Student Council By Michael Harding Pittston Area Student Council members enjoyed a trip to Altoona over Veterans Day weekend. Students Shelby Smith, Amy Silinskie, Julia Shandra, Jess Oliveri, Matt Shamnoski, James Lamarca and Student Council moderator Jill Oliver attended the 75th annual Pennsylvania Association of Student Council State Conference. The conference had a Beatles theme and was attended by over 1,000 students statewide from Student Councils. Its purpose was to teach the students communication skills, stronger connection building and techniques to be successful leaders. When asked, Oliver said the conference was “action packed and informative.” She believes students gained skills that can help them be leaders in their school and community. Oliver stated she loved “meeting other advisors and learning new fundraiser ideas and school events.” Julia Shandra commented that her personal love for the Beatles, the learning of all of the interesting skills and all the new friends she made allowed her to enjoy the event. She said, “When we arrived at the conference, tired from the long ride, our spirits and morale were picked up by the excitement and energy brought on by the other schools.” Shandra said she would go back next year if given the opportunity. Meet the Seniors Rebecca Hetro, daughter of Lynne and Robert Hetro, is a senior at Pittston Area High

School. When she isn’t cheerleading, she is busy pursuing a career in accounting. She says she wouldn’t change anything about her high school experience and looks forward to having a family as an adult. Sarah Kosik is the daughter of Richard and Carolynn Kosik. She is an active senior at Pittston Area High school, participating in swimming and soccer. Her favorite teachers are Ms. Oliver and Ms. Conlon, and she says her mother is her idol. Jamie Lee is the daughter of Tin Sang and Shuk Yam Lee. When she isn’t watching Harry Potter or listening to Barcelona, she is participating in the many clubs she is involved in, such as Key Club, Student Council, Stand Tall Club, National Honor Society, Ice Club, Telecommunications Club, Yearbook and Art Club. She describes her high school experience as “classy” and wouldn’t go back to change a thing. Following thanksgiving break, the Martin L. Mattei Middle School will reopen on Tuesday, Nov. 29, according to the regular schedule. PA Middle School

Parent/Teacher Conferences The Martin L. Mattei Middle School held Parent/Teacher Conferences last week. If any parent was unable to attend, report cards will be sent home with students this coming week. A Connect-Ed message will be sent informing middle school parents which day report cards will be distributed. Spelling Bee Practice Spelling Bee practice will be held after school in the Middle School Library until 4:00 p.m. on Nov. 29, and Dec. 6 and 13. Each practice is mandatory, and students are responsible for their own rides home. Rides must be in front of the Middle School no later than 4:00 p.m. on practice days. The tentative date for the Spelling Bee is Dec. 20. 8th Grade Field Trip The 8th grade class will be going on a field trip to the Scranton Cultural Center on Wednesday, Nov. 30. On the trip, the students will watch a performance of five plays including: The Monkey’s Paw, Icabod’s Last Ride, The Necklace, The Tell Tale Heart, and The Jumping Frog. Both red and blue pod students are invited to take part in the trip. The cost of the trip is $20 and includes: transportation, a ticket to the performance, and pizza, a snack, and a drink when the students return. Only students in good aca-

Jo Anne Liples from the Muscular Dystrophy Association met with members of the Pittston Area Student Council on Nov. 17 to accept a check. The Student Council raised money by making 'football necklaces' for dress-down day. The dress-down day was held on November 4, the day of the Pittston Area vs. Wyoming Area football game. The Council raised $2,058 to support the MDA. From left, are Jamie Lee, Sarah Kosik, Liples, James LaMarca, Shelby Smith, Mike Hizny and Jess Oliveri.

demic and behavioral standing will be allowed to attend the trip, and refunds will only be available if the trip is cancelled. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Bilbow or Mr. Booth at 655-2927. Geography Bee The annual Geography Bee will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 11.Students should see their social studies teacher for more information. Holiday Help for Vets The Martin L. Mattei Middle School Spelling Bee Club and the 6th grade teachers ask parents and students for assistance in supporting Veterans during the Holiday Season. The school will have a Veterans’ Giving Tree, and donations will be used for the comfort and welfare of the Veterans at the VA Medical Center. Items may be donated from this list: body wash (no bar soap), denture adhesive & denture cleaner, deodorant (large spray or individual solid), hair brushes and combs, lip balm, shampoo & conditioner (plastic containers), tissues (small individual size), sunglasses and sunscreen, books (large print), colored pencils for drawing, deck of cards (large print), postage stamps, puzzle books (large print), current issues of magazines, new hats, robes, socks, tshirts, and wheelchair bags, telephone cards. Bring un-wrapped donations to Mrs. Brady’s or Mrs. Brogan’s room Christmas Chorus There will be Christmas Chorus practice every Monday and Wednesday beginning on Nov. 30 and continuing through Dec. 19. Practices will be from 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Middle School music room. Students are responsible for their own transportation home and all rides need to be in front of the middle

school no later than 3:50 p.m. tcoe or call 1-800-316-6142 to leen Shea Children’s FoundaThe Christmas Chorus Con- register the Primary Center for tion. Cost of an 8 oz. box is $7. cert will be held on Wednesday, credit. Orders must be returned to Dec. 21, at 7:00 p.m. in the High Price Chopper teachers by Wednesday, Dec. 7. School Auditorium. Go to www.pricechopper.com Delivery is Wednesday, Dec. 14. to register your AdvantEdge Thanksgiving Vacation Card for our school to receive There will be no school on Primary Center credit towards free educational Monday, Nov. 28. Important dates equipment. These credits are in Healthy Snacks There is no school on Monday, addition to any other credits a Birthday and holiday treats Nov.28. School Resumes on family may earn. should be healthy. A list of ideas Tuesday, Nov. 29. Note about Reading for healthier classroom celebraAct 80 day Parents are reminded to read tion was sent home. The school’s Friday, Dec. 16 is an Act 80 aloud to their child daily. A pop- food service can provide safe Day. Students will be dismissed ular book to read about animals and portion controlled items for at 1:30 p.m. and winter weather is “The Hat” a reasonable cost. Contact Sue December events by Jan Brett. Rudalavage at 654-7770. The Primary Center “What’s Math Opportunity PTO Fundraiser Special About December” AsParents may write three differThe PTO Fall Fundraiser pick sembly will be held on Thursday, ent numbers on a paper or index up date has been scheduled. ParDec. 15. Miss Morreale’s and card and help their child practice ents should pick up their orders Mrs. Shotewell’s first-grade writing them in order from the on Wednesday, Nov. 30 between classes will perform at 10 a.m. least to the greatest amount. 6 and 8 p.m. at the Middle and 2 p.m. School cafeteria. The next PTO Victims Resource meeting will be held that night at Students will hear a presenta- Kindergarten Center 7 p.m. tion from Victims Resource Box Tops Fundraiser Center during the first two weeks The center is collecting GenThe Pittston Area School is of December. selling Jon L. Stopay Peanut eral Mill box tops. Cut box tops Breakfast with Santa Butter Chiffon candy for Christ- put in bundles of 50 and send to The PTO will sponsor Break- mas. Proceeds benefit the Col- your child’s teacher. fast With Santa for first-grade students on Tuesday, Dec. 20. Second-grade students will have Breakfast With Santa on Wednesday, Dec. 21. PTO Fall fundraiser orders can be picked up in the Middle School Cafeteria on Wednesday, Nov. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. The November PTO meeting will be held at 7 p.m. that night in the Middle School Cafeteria. Upcoming holiday activities will be discussed and prize winners will be announced. Box Tops The Wilkes-Barre Club of the Verizon TelecomPioneers #7 reStudents are reminded to bring in Box Tops For Education lo- cently presented donations to the Pittston Memorial Library and the Wyoming Free Library. Verizon TelecomPioneers is a volunteer asgos. sociation of active and retired Verizon communications employees Target Shopping Take Charge of Education is a and is the world’s largest industry-related community service orgaprogram sponsored by Target. nization. From left, Anne Hogya, Pittston Memorial Library direcParents are asked to register their tor; Judy Betti, TelecomPioneers; and John Roberts, Wyoming Free Target REDcard at Target.com/ Library director.

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SCHOOL MENUS Tuesday Sausage & cheese on English muffin OR Week of November 28 Scrambled eggs with toast Monday Wednesday No school Pancakes with syrup OR Egg, bacon & cheese Tuesday on bagel Pasta with meatballs, garlic bread, corn, fruit, Thursday milk Breakfast pizza OR Egg & cheese on bagel Wednesday Friday Pork chip, mashed potatoes & gravy, carrots, Waffles with syrup OR Ham & cheese on bagel fruit, milk Thursday Buffalo chicken Panini, green beans, fruit, milk Intermediate, Primary, Kindergarten: Friday Week of November 28 Waffles with ham slice, peas, fruit, milk Lunch Breakfast DAILY FAVORITES Monday: No school Plain Pizza Tuesday High school grill specials Teriyaki beef strips with rice Whole Grain Chicken Patty. Ham, egg, & cheese on bagel or100% juice Deli specials Hot dog on bun Salads, Assorted “Made to Order” Hoagies and Milk Wraps Green beans Daily middle school favorites Mandarin oranges Plain pizza Milk Grill specials Wednesday Whole Grain Chicken Patty and Chicken Fajita. Chicken parmesan Deli specials Pancakes with syrup or100% fruit juice Salads, Assorted Hoagies and Wraps Fish patty on bun WEEKLY SPECIALS Milk High school and middle school Noodles Pizza Smart Start Breakfast Peas M W F: Peaches Buffalo chicken Milk Grab and go at the cafeteria store: T- PepperoThursday ni, TH - Sausage Corn dog bites Middle school breakfast: Scrambled eggs with toast or100% fruit juice MondayEgg & cheese on bagel OR French Bacon cheeseburger toast sticks with syrup Pittston Area Senior High, Middle School

Milk Carrots Pears Milk Friday Taco Salad with bread Waffles with syrup or100% fruit juice Pizza Milk Fiesta corn Applesauce Milk Available Daily Turkey Wrap Assorted Whole Grain Cereals w/ toast Chicken Caesar Salad Breakfast Pizza Ham & Cheese Hoagie Buttered Toast Popcorn Chicken with bread WA Secondary

Monday – School Closed Tuesday - A. Penne pasta w/meatballs or butter cheese bread. B. Veal parm, side pasta, C. Chicken fajita w/lettuce tomato, salsa, sour cream. D. Riba-que, cheeseburger or chicken patty on bun. Sides: Tossed salad, dressing, C&D potato wedges, pineapple Wednesday - A. Asian sesame chicken, rice. B. Ham and cheese w/lettuce on honey wrap. C.Taco, hard or soft, w/meat, cheese, lettuce, tomato, rice. D. Rib-a-que, cheeseburger or chicken patty on bun. Sides: Fresh veggies/ranch, dip seasoned rice, applesauce Thursday - A. Baked chicken fries, bread. B. Mash potato bowl w/chicken, corn, gravy, cheese,

w/biscuit. C. Meatball hoagie w/mozzarella cheese. D. Rib-a-que, cheeseburger or chicken patty on bun. Sides: Mashed potatoes/gravy, sweet peas, pears Friday - A. Cheese or pepperoni pizza, B. Italian hoagie, lettuce C. Grilled cheese sandwich, taco soup. D. Rib-a-que, cheeseburger or chicken patty on bun. Sides: Tossed salad/dressing, baked colossal fries, diced pears. WA Elementary

Monday – School closed. Tuesday – Penne pasta w/meatballs or pasta w/ butter-string cheese, bread, tossed salad/dressing, Minute Maid Juice Bar. Alternate: Cheese sandwich or PBJ or 4 oz. yogurt and animal crackers, all w/choice of string cheese or sunflower seeds. Breakfast: Warm honey bun, cereal, juice, milk Wednesday – Taco w/ beef cheese, lettuce, tomato. Alternate: Cheese sandwich or PBJ or 4 oz yogurt and animal crackers, all w/choice of string cheese or sunflower seeds. Breakfast Warm cheese pizza, cereal, fruit, juice, milk Thursday – Chicken fries, dipping sauce, bread, mashed potatoes/gravy golden corn, Jell-O. Alternate: Cheese sandwich or PBJ or 4 oz. yogurt and animal crackers, all w/choice of string cheese or sunflower seeds. Breakfast: Blueberry muffin, cereal, juice milk Friday – Cheese or pepperoni pizza, tossed salad/dressing, diced pears, sugar cookie. Alternate: Cheese sandwich or PBJ or 4 oz. yogurt and animal crackers, all w/choice of string cheese or sunflower seeds. Breakfast: French toast w/syrup, cereal, juice, milk


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Brady Bilbow Brady Quinn Bilbow celebrated his fourth birthday on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Brady’s brother, Reilly Robert Bilbow, will celebrate his first birthday on December 4. Brady and Reilly are the sons of Patrick and Kimberly Bilbow of Avoca. Maternal grandparents are Gene and the late Sue Philbin of West Avoca. Paternal grandparents are the late Doris and Robert Bilbow of Pittston. Brady is a preschool student at Humpty Dumpty Kollege. Brady and Reilly have a big brother, Ciarán Patrick, who is 6 years old. The boys will celebrate with their family with a big party at their grandpa’s house in West Avoca .

Nicholas Ianniccari Nicholas James Ianniccari celebrated his first birthday on Nov. 9. He is the son of Jamie and Mark Ianniccari, Hughestown. Nicholas’ grandparents are Susan and Thomas Butch Jr., Pittston Twp. and Joan and John Ianniccari, Avoca. His great grandparents are Joan and the late James Kelly, Pittston Twp. and Emily and Thomas Butch Sr., Plains. His great-great grandmother is Susie Bonnani, of Plains. Nicholas has two sisters, Gianna, 4 and Lilian, 2.

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Marissa Kathryn D’Elia and Matthew Michael D’Elia, children of Michael and Mary Kay D’Elia, of Laflin, are celebrating their birthdays. Marissa turned 4 years old on Nov. 2 and Matthew will be 11 years old on Dec. 9. Matthew is a fifth-grade student at Holy Rosary School, Duryea, where he is a member of the HRS Royals basketball team. Matthew and Marissa are the grandchildren of Bob and Kay Luchetti, of Laflin, and Tony and Dolores D’Elia, of Pittston.

Morgan Hosier, son of Barry and Marci Hosier, of West Pittston, celebrated her eighth birthday on Nov. 27. She is the granddaughter of Barry and Grace Hosier, of West Pittston; Antoinette and Jerome Billick, of Gold Canyon, Arizona, formerly of West Pittston; and Dave and Helen Lindsey, of Scottsdale, Arizona, formerly of Wilkes-Barre. Morgan was born in Portland, Oregon, and lived in Buffalo, New York, before moving to West Pittston where she is in the third grade. She has a younger brother, Aiden, who is 4 years old and two dogs, Kendall and Aerys. Besides participating in Great Pittston Stoner Soccer, Morgan dances with Biscontini’s Dancers Warehouse in Taylor as a soloist, part of a duo and with the Elite Pet- ite Competition Dance Team.

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Samantha Lauren Renfer will celebrate her third birthday on Nov. 28. She is the daughter of James and Christine Renfer, of Suscon. Samantha has a sister, Joyce, 7; and four brothers, Jonathan, 8; Stephen, 6; Christian, 5; and Brandon, 4. Grandparents are the late James and Judith Mulhern and the late Merle and Ellen Renfer.

Kaitlyn Talipan, daughter of Debbie and Pat Talipan, will celebrate her second birthday today, Nov. 27. Kaitlyn is the granddaughter of Julie Pupa and the late Benjamin Pupa of Pittston Township and Mr. and Mrs. James Talipan of Pittston. She is the great granddaughter of the late James Hines of Scranton, Mrs. Betty Doyle and the late Paul Doyle and Anna Talipan of Inkerman. Kaitlyn has three brothers, Brian, Justin and Kevin.

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Happy Birthday! Stop by or mail your birthday photo to: The Sunday Dispatch, 109 New Street , Pittston, PA 18640 Pictures can run in back and white for $2 or color for $10. Deadline is Wednesday at 5 p.m., but space is limited, so pictures will be published on a first-come, first-served basis. Any questions, please call 602-0168.

Victoria Wesolowski-Halapin Victoria Ruth Wesolowski-Halapin celebrated her third birthday on Nov. 16. She is the daughter of Vanessa Ann WesolowskiHalapin and Bernie Halapin, of Dupont. Maternal grandparents are Michelle and Joe Wesolowski, of Dupont. Paternal grandmother is Verna Weiskerger, of Wyoming. Godparents are Stacey Moyer, of Virginia, Melissa Williams and Joe Wesolowski, of Dupont. Victoria Ruth has a sister, Isabella Joy, 9 years old. She celebrated her special day with friends and family.

Alzheimer’s Foundation Candle Lighting Ceremony Oakwood Terrace in Moosic, in partnership with The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, held a annual Candle Lighting Ceremony in November to “honor, remember and care” for those who were and are afflicted with Alzheimer’s and other memory impairment. Participating in the event are (seated left to right): residents Judy Wozniak, Bernice Hinkle, and Mike “Bopper” Novitski. Standing: guests Bernice McAndrew, Denise Fantini, Dylan Fantini, Pastor

Doug Jensen, Moosic Alliance Church, Cierra Fantini, Dan Howey, Marlena Jolley, Janine Starinsky, Executive Director, Sylvia Kolosinsky, Community Relations Coordinator, and Moosic Mayor James Segilia. Pastor Doug Jensen conducted a special prayer during the ceremony, and Mayor Segilia presented Oakwood Terrace with a proclamation noting November as National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.

Pittston High Class of ’51 reunites on 60th anniversary Pittston High School class of 1951 celebrated its 60th anniversary reunion at Fox Hill Country Club in Exeter. All in attendance said they had a fabulous time. Seated in first row are Corrine Lanzone Kozloski, Josephine Prizzi Darbenzio, Janet Eustice Lumley, Sarah Rizzo Castellino, Antoi-

nette Ardiere, Ann Marie Piragas Conroy, Esther Savoy Rooney, Alberta Walukonis Ochall, Jean Dallessandro Kizis, Mary Guiliano Kuklia, Sally O’Boyle Wieczorek, Margaret Dolan Tetlak, Raymond Vella. Standing in the second row are John Bartoli, William Dominick, Michael Morreale, Dan Kozloski, Vincent Gubitoso,

Charles Castellino, Stella Pisano Centrella, Charles Morgan, Charles Milazzo, Sam Ferrara, Francis Orlando, Thomas Kavelesky, Joseph Attardo, Michael Delconte, Robert Lasky, John Brogna, Cataldo LaMaraca, Father Angelo Messina, Raymond Ardoline, Richard Walingavich, Robert Clarke, Robert Ochall, Paul Lebert.


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Peer tutoring program planned Wyoming Area Catholic School will begin the Cross-age Peer Tutoring Program shortly. The objectives of this program include: Allow the opportunity for a student to share his/her talent, allow the opportunity for a student who is having academic difficulties to receive assistance, allow the opportunity for students to gain confidence in themselves. Over the next few weeks, the faculty will recruit students interested in tutoring another student. Candidates will be chosen according to availability, willingness to accept responsibility and general knowledge of the particular subject. Tutoring sessions will be held after school from 2:45 until 3:15 p.m. Transportation from the school at the end of the day will be the responsibility of the parents.

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James Renfer will conduct two English review sessions for the high school entrance/scholarship exams on Wednesday, Nov. 30 and Thursday, Dec. 1 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in his classroom. Eighth grade students from Wyoming Area Catholic may sign up for these sessions by returning the permission slip. Poinsettia Sale

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The Wyoming Area Guidance Department will hold its third annual Scholarship Information Night on Thursday, Dec 8, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the high school library. A question and answer period will follow. The purpose of the meeting is to introduce parents and students to a general scholarship application which will be used for most for scholarships offered through the school donated by individuals, families, civic organizations and school organizations to Wyoming Area graduating seniors at graduation. Ninth and 10th grade students are encouraged by school officials to attend this information session.

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Old Forge High School Homecoming Queen and King were recently crowned. From left, are Stephanie Piccoletti, Homecoming Queen; Colin Carey, Homecoming KIng; Anthony Trotta, Homecoming Price; and Mia Sallavanti, Homecoming Princess.

Homecoming at Old Forge High Homecoming was celebrated recently at Old Forge High School. Members of the Homecoming Court were Samantha Ziemba, escorted by Cory Stuart; Stephanie Piccoletti, escorted by Kevin Snyder; Nina Grippo, escorted by Anthony Trotta; Kerri Alexander, escorted by J Argonish; and Mia Sallavanti, escorted by Colin Carey. Jade Talerico, 2010-2011

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The Wyoming Area Catholic PTG will sponsor Poinsettia Sale through November 30. Red, pink, white or marble poinsettias are available for $9 for a 4-6 bloom plant and $15 for a 9-15 bloom plant. Flowers will be delivered on Tuesday, Dec. 13 and may be picked between 2:45 and 3:45 p.m. or 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. at St. Cecilia’s Church Hall. Order Dates to Remember forms, along with payment, are Nov. 27 - Advent begins due November 30. Nov. 30 - Poinsettia orders due Dec. 1 - Confessions at 1 p.m. Dec. 7 - Bus safety program Soup Labels for K-2nd grade Parents are asked to continue Dec. 8 - Feast of the Immacsending in Campbell Soup Laulate Conception Liturgy at 1 bels and Box Tops for Educap.m., St.Cecilia’s Church. Seventh grade students will lead tion.

A financial aid program will be presented by the Wyoming Area Guidance Department on Thursday, Dec. 1, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the high school library. A question and answer period will follow. Topics which will be covered include: how to make college affordable, how to make the most of the financial aid process, as well as provide an overview of college funding strategies to consider. Ninth and 10th grade students and parents are encouraged by school officials to attend this presentation. For more information, call Mrs. Rabel at 655-2836m ext. 2339.

Queen, and Tony Bruno, 20102011 King, had the honor of crowning Stephanie Piccoletti as the 2011-2012 Queen and Colin Carey as the 2011-2012 King. Andrea Alsalahat, 2010-2011 Princess, and Billy Nocera, 2010-2011 Prince, had the honor of crowning Mia Sallavanti, 2011-2012 Homecoming Princess and Anthony Trotta, 20112012 Homecoming Prince.

James Slocum, AAA representative, recently visited Wyoming Area Catholic to induct Mrs. Walsh's eighth-grade class as official bus patrol monitors for the 2011-2012 school year. Slocum also spoke to the group about the importance of bus safety. The second phase of the group's education included the practice of a variety of emergency drill procedures such as proper bus evacuation and the consequences of improper procedures. Passengers on bus are Nick Allardyce, Devin Rajza, James Orr, Eric Fritz, Matt Clemow, Tom Day, Jack Patterson, John Paul D'Amato, Nick Skrzysowski, Justin Januszko, Stephen Hannon, Christian Coassolo, Noah Heck, Drew Casper. Passengers on the step are Jennifer Loughney and Juliana Buonsante. Shown in front of the bus are Slocum, Sara Flannelly, Alex Mondlak, Abby Burge, Giana Tondora, Alyson Manley, Nicole Telford, Abby Bradigan, Emily Johnson, Isabella Romani, Danielle Franklin, Emily Kolojejchick, Rebecca Prociak, Meghan Corridoni and Alexia Mazzarella.


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Area professionals address students during Education Week The Martin L. Mattei Middle School marked Education Week by inviting speakers to address the students on the importance of education. Patrick Bilbow, building principal, and Kevin Booth, assistant principal, reached out to local professionals and asked them to educate the student body on their respective professions as well as on the role education played in their lives. Speakers included Pittston Area graduates: Judge Fred Pierantoni, magistrate and Luzerne County Judge Elect; Trooper Ann Marie Cebula of the Pennsylvania State Police; Joseph Albert, owner and pharmacist of Albert’s Pharmacy; Attorney Jim Albert; and Julie Sidoni of WNEP TV Channel 16 News, who graduated from a high school in Western Pennsylvania. Above, speakers and students during Education Week at the Martin L. Mattei Middle School. First row: Joe Albert, Ellie Bartoli, Sydney Williams, Alexandra Smyden, Samantha Iovacchini, George Dunbar, Tyler Price, Deion Lewis, Jamir Brown, and Attorney Jim Albert. Second row: Kevin Booth, Eamon Ahearn, Jess Rosencrans, Vicky Steinetz, April Wanalista, Sasha Page, Cassandra Thomas, Danny Kemper, Brianna Jenkins, and Darrin Kline. Left, some of the speakers and students of Martin L. Mattei Middle School during the Education Week program. First row: Jordan Powers, Robbie Wychock, Carl Pisack, John Brady, Ryan Zelonis, Jacob Anderson, Reilly Moran, Vanessa Muracco, and Alexis Elgin. Second row: Judge Pierantoni, Kyle Ofier, Tyler Jackson, Sam Mayhoff, Jason Homschek, Roger Stokes, Jordan Cadwalder, and Kevin Booth.

Students pose for a photo with school principals and TV news anchor Julie Sidoni during the Education Week program at Martin L. Mattei Middle School. First row: Kaycie Gedrich, Alyssa Skutack, Julia Yanchis, Nina Cirelli, and Gina Kirkpatrick. Second row: Timmy Higgins, Josh Morris, Kevin Krawczyk, Portia Weidlich, and Matt Costello. Third row: Kevin Booth, Julie Sidoni, and Patrick Bilbow.

Speakers and students during the Education Week program at Martin L. Mattei Middle School. First row: Kevin Booth, Ali Miscavage, Jordan Romanczuk, Ashleigh Rose, Bianca Mattei-Miller, Trooper Anne Marie Cebula, Maria Garibaldi, Abbie Sheerer, and Maria Tobisch. Second row: Jade Casella, Maria Barrios, Rebecca Smith, Julexa Inglima, and Sara Swartz.

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Advent Wreath Service Tuesday The Advent Wreath Service Foote Ave, Duryea. Doors will AT Holy rosary School will be open at 5 p.m. Admission is $3 and tickets will be sold at the prayed on Tuesday, Nov. 29. door. Donations are needed for all types of new games, toys and Picture Makeup Day gift certificates. Items for the The photographer will be in Craft Raffle are also requested. the school for Makeup Day for Families and friends are asked to pictures on Wednesday, Nov. 30 send donations into the school for anyone who was absent on office by Monday, Dec. 5. Picture Day or would like a retake. Forms are available in the Gift Certificate News school office. Vouchers sales will continue to be held in Sacred Heart Santa’s Workshop Church Hall in Duryea each The Holy Rosary PTO will Thursday from 8 to 10 a.m. sponsor its annual Santa’s Secret School families may send in orWorkshop on Thursday, Dec. 1. ders on Wednesday to be filled on Thursday. For more information, call TeToyland Bingo resa at 457-9001. The Holy Rosary PTO has begun plans for its annual Toyland Bingo, which will be held on Fri- Recycling Select cell phones may be day, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Germania Hose Company, 430 dropped off and recycled for

credit. For more information or for a list of qualifying cartridges, visit www.fundingfactory.com or contact Mrs. Skutack at 4572553. Labels and Box Tops

Campbell’s soup labels and Box Tops for Education are being collected at Holy Rosary School. These programs enable school officials to provide educational resources that may be unaffordable through the school’s regular budget. Labels may can be sent in immediately and processed before they expire. The Holy Rosary Student Council will collect ring tabs for the Ronald McDonald House throughout the school year.

Students from Holy Rosary School recently participated in the Diocesan Fall Forensics Competition and earned several awards at the regional level. Members of the junior varsity and varsity teams are, from left, kneeling, Michael Pope, Harleigh Davis, Grace Berlew, fourth-place junior varsity; Sarah Liskowicz, fourth-place junior varsity; Tyler Mackell, Standing, Angelina Falcone, Peyton McNulty, Kalley Kovaleski, Megan Conlon, Nina Mucciolo, Denise Pinto, first-place varsity. Congratulations to all the participants and their moderators, Mrs. Lauren Gedrich and Mrs. Nancy Musso.


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Wyoming Seminary Chorale holiday concert next Sunday The Wyoming Seminary Chorale and Madrigal Singers will present a concert of seasonal music on Former members of the Chorale and Madrigal Singers will join the current Chorale and Madrigals in a Sunday, Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. in the Great Hall, 228 Wyoming Ave., just north of Kingston Corners. performance of George Frideric Handel’s great oratorio “The Messiah.��� The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call Sem’s Communications Office at 270-2192.

Breakfast with Santa next Sunday Jacquelines plan Christmas party Members of the Wyoming Area Kiwanis Family, including Key Club and Builders Club members, are ready for the 18th Annual Breakfast with Santa set for Sunday, Dec. 4, from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the Wyoming Area High School cafeteria. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children over 2 years of age. Breakfast will consist of pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and beverages. Tickets may be reserved by calling 287-6204. Finalizing plans are, from left, Jaime Hizynski, chairperson; Bob Orlando, president; Chair Sandy Touw, color book chair; and Matt Crake.

The Jacquelines Association, ladies auxiliary of the JFK Council 372, Knights of Columbus of Pittston, will hold its annual Christmas party on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Council home, 55 S. Main St., Pittston. The evening of fun, food and friendship, including buffet dinner and entertainment, is open to members and their guests. Reservations are due by Dec. 3 and may be made by calling Jean at 655-1567 or Kathy at 655-8133. Members of the planning committee are, from left, seated, Kathy Masulis, co-chairman; Joan McFadden, president; Jean Goham, chairman. Standing, Ann Nardone, corresponding secretary; Melanie Murosky, secretary; and Elaine DeMarco, treasurer. Absent at the time of the photo was Debbie Murosky, vice president.

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ESTATE NOTICE NOTICE is hereby given that Letters Testamentary have been granted in the Estate of PHYLLIS B. JOSEPH, late of the Township of Hanover, who died October 1, 2011. All persons indebted to said Estate are requested to make payment and those having claims to present the same, without delay, to the Executor, RICHARD J. JOSEPH and his Attorneys. SAPORITO, SAPORITO & FALCONE 490 NORTH MAIN STREET PITTSTON, PA 18640

ESTATE NOTICE NOTICE is hereby given that Letters of Administration have been granted in the Estate of MICHAEL S. MICKNICK, late of the City of Pittston, who died October 22, 2011. All persons indebted to said Estate are requested to make payment and those having claims to present the same, without delay, to the Administrator, MICHAEL MICKNICK and his Attorneys. SAPORITO, SAPORITO & FALCONE 490 N. MAIN ST. PITTSTON, PA 18640 LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 23rd day of November, 2011, the petition of Mohamed Ahmed was filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Luzerne County, requesting an Order to change the name of Mohamed Ahmed to Mohamed Khamis Ibrahim Ibrahim Ahmed. The Court has fixed a hearing on said petition for the 17th day of January 2012 at 9:30 a.m. o’clock at the LCCH 3rd floor, when and where all interested parties may appear and show cause, if any, why the request of the petitioner should not be granted.

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LEGAL NOTICE SEALED QUOTES WILL BE RECEIVED BY THE BOARD SECRETARY OF THE PITTSTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR: ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER QUOTE-3 YEAR RENEWABLE EACH YEAR SPECIFICATIONS MAY BE SECURED FROM THE SECRETARY’S OFFICE IN THE PITTSTON AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, 5 STOUT ST., YATESVILLE, PITTSTON, PA. QUOTES WILL BE PUBLICLY OPENED ON DECEMBER 6, 2011 AT 2:00 P.M. IN THE BOARD ROOM OF THE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. THE BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY OR ALL QUOTES OR TO ACCEPT OR REJECT ANY ITEM OR ITEMS THEREOF.

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PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Pittston at a regular Council Meeting held on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, passed the first reading of the “proposed” 2012 Annual Budget. As per Third Class City Code requirements, the proposed 2012 Annual Budget is available for public inspection at the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall. City Council of the City of Pittston will convene a regular City Council meeting on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 7:00 P.M. prevailing time in Council Chambers, City Hall, 35 Broad Street, Pittston, Pennsylvania, in order for the Director of Accounts & Finances to present the 2012 Budget to City Council of the City of Pittston for final adoption, and the following Ordinances {of which here are only summaries}will be presented for their second and final reading: File of Council No. 16 (2011) “Providing for the Payment of Debts and Expenses for the Fiscal Year 2012”, File of Council No. 17 (2011) “Fixing General and Special taxes for the Fiscal Year 2012”, No. 18 (2011) “Re-enacting a One Per Cent (1%) Earned Income Tax”, File of Council No.19 (2011) “Re-enacting a Fifty Two Dollar ($52.00) Per Year Local Services Tax” and File of Council No. 20 (2011) “Re-enacting a One Per Cent (1%) Tax on the Transfer of Real Estate” for fiscal year 2012. The Ordinances referenced herein were passed on first reading by the City Council of the City of Pittston at a regular City Council Meeting held on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Any person with a disability requiring special accommodation either to inspect the 2012 “Proposed” Annual Budget or to attend the December 21, 2011, City Council meeting should notify the City Clerk at 570-654-0513, during regular office hours Monday through Friday from 9:00AM. To 4:00PM.except for Holidays. City of Pittston, Joseph Moskovitz

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ESTATE NOTICE NOTICE is hereby given that Letters of Administration have been granted in the Estate of CATHERINE E. RHEINSCHMIDT, late of the Borough of Dupont, who died October 22, 2011 All persons indebted to said Estate are requested to make payment and those having claims to present the same, without delay, to the Administratrix, GEORGANN WYWODA and her Attorneys. SAPORITO, SAPORITO & FALCONE 490 NORTH MAIN STREET PITTSTON, PA 18640

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ACURA `06 TL White Diamond

80K original miles,1 owner, garage kept, camel leather interior, 3.2L / 6 cylinder, 5-speed automatic, front/rear & side airbags, ABS Navigation System, 8-speaker surround system DVD/CD/AM /FM/cassette,XM Satellite Radio, power & heated front seats,powerdoor locks & windows, power moonroof, 4 snow tires included!....and much, much more! Car runs and looks beautiful $17,500 Firm See it at Orloski’s Car Wash & Lube 295 Mundy Street (behind Wyoming Valley Mall) or Call 239-8461

AUDI `05 A6

3.2 Quattro AT6. Auto tiptronic 6 speed. Black with black leather. Garage kept. Fully loaded, gps, cold weather package. 78K miles. Carfax report included. $15,900. 570-814-6714

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BMW `07 328xi Black with black

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HAWK 2011 UTILITY ATV

NEW!! Full size adult ATV. Strong 4 stroke motor. CVT fully automatic transmission with reverse. Electric start. Front & rear luggage racks. Long travel suspension. Disc brakes. Dual stage head lights. Perfect for hunters & trail riders alike. BRAND NEW & READY TO RIDE. $1,695 takes it away. 386-334-7448 Wilkes-Barre

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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Pittston Police Pension Board, Firemen Pension Board and Non-Uniformed Pension Board shall meet on Tuesday , November 29, 2011 at 1:00 P.M. prevailing time in City Council Chambers at City Hall, 35 Broad Street, Pittston, Pennsylvania. Questions should be directed to the City Clerk’s Office at (570)654-0513, Monday through Friday 9:00 AM. to 4:00 PM. The purpose of the meeting is: 1. An investment report on the Police Pension Plan, Firemen Pension Plan and Non-Uniformed Pension Plan. 2. To conduct any other business which may come before the Pension Boards. The City of Pittston does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex, Religion, Age, Disability or Family Status in Employment or the Provision of Services. The City of Pittston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Joseph Moskovitz, City Clerk City of Pittston

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!

BMW `99 M3with Convertible

Hard Top. AM/FM. 6 disc CD. 117 K miles. Stage 2 Dinan suspension. Cross drilled rotors. Cold air intake. All maintenance records available. $11,500 OBO. 570-466-2630

BUICK `05 LACROSSE

Metallic Gray. Heated leather seats. Traction control, 6 way power front seats, remote start. Rear park assist. New tires. 41,400 miles. $11,000 570-696-2148

BUICK `05 LESABRE Garage kept. 1 owner. Local driving, very good condition. 53,500 miles. Asking $9,700 (570) 457-6414 leave message

CADILLAC `05 SRX

All wheel drive, traction control, 3.6 L V-6, power sunroof, autostick, leather interior, auto car starter, factory installed 6 CD disc changer, all power, memory seat. 39,000 miles. $21,000 570-453-2771 CADILLAC `94 SEVILLE 8,900 original miles, original owner, black on black. Still new. Serious buyers only. $7,950 (570) 693-3938

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

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CHEVROLET `04 CORVETTE COUPE Torch red with

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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. $25,900 (570) 609-5282

CHEVROLET `88 MONTE CARLO SS V8, automatic,

51,267 miles, MUST SELL $3,900 (570) 760-0511

CHRYSLER `04 SEBRING LXI CONVERTIBLE

Low miles - 54,000. V6. Leather interior. Great shape. A/C. Power door locks. $7,500. Negotiable (570) 760-1005

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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, 1,200 miles, all options, show room condition. Call for info. Asking $24,995 Serious inquiries only. 570-636-3151

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Red with black top. 6,500 miles. One Owner. Excellent Condition. $17,500 570-760-5833

HONDA `09 CIVIC LX-S

Excellent condition inside and out. Garage kept. Regularly serviced by dealer, records available. Option include alloy wheels, decklid spoiler, sport seats, interior accent lighting (blue), Nose mask and custom cut floor mats. Dark grey with black interior. 56K highway miles. $14,400. Call 570-709-4695

HYUNDAI `02 ELANTRA 129,995 miles,

manual, 4 door, anti-lock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, CD player, leather interior, sun roof, rear windshield wiper, tinted windows, GREAT ON GAS. REDUCED $3,000. 570-654-8469

JAGUAR `00 S TYPE

4 door sedan. Like new condition. Brilliant blue exterior with beige hides. Car is fully equipped with navigation system, V-8, automatic, climate control AC, alarm system, AM/FM 6 disc CD, garage door opener. 42,000 original miles. $9,500 Call (570) 288-6009

JAGUAR ‘94 XJS CONVERTIBLE

Mint Condition Magnolia red, with palomino beige leather interior. A cream puff inside & out. 4 new tires and services. Florida car. $14,900. 570-885-1512

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

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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.

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NISSAN `08 SENTRA

58K miles. 4 cylinder, 6 speed manual. Great condition. All power. A/C. Cruise. $10,500. Call 570-333-4379 after 6:30 pm

PORSCHE `85 944

Low mileage, 110,000 miles, 5 speed, 2 door, antilock brakes, air conditioning, power windows, power mirrors, AM/FM radio, CD changer, leather interior, rear defroster, tinted windows, custom wheels, $8,000. (570) 817-1803

SUBURU ‘06 LEGACY GT door, LIMITED SEDAN 4 black,

approximately 76,000 miles. 2.5 liter engine, auto. asking $12,000. 570-510-3077

VOLKSWAGEN `04 Beetle - Convertible

GREAT ON GAS! Blue. AM/FM cassette. Air. Automatic. Power roof, windows, locks & doors. Boot cover for top. 22k. Excellent condition. Garage kept. Newly Reduced $14,000 570-479-7664 Leave Message

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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 `52 COUNTRY SEDAN CUSTOM LINE

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

FORD SALEEN ‘04 281 SC Coupe

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

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

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Good interior & exterior. Runs great! New tires. Many new parts. Moving, Must Sell. $2,300 or best offer 570-693-3263 Ask for Paul

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MERCEDES-BENZ `73 450SL with Convertible

removable hard top, power windows, AM /FM radio with cassette player, CD player, automatic, 4 new tires. Champagne exterior; Italian red leather interior inside. Garage kept, excellent condition. $28,000. Call 825-6272

OLDSMOBILE `68 DELMONT

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

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

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‘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

HONDA `10 ODYSSEY Kawasaki` 93 ZX11D NINJA LIKE NEW 8900 Original

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

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CHEROKEE ‘10

Travel trailer. 39 ft., 4 slide outs, 3 bedrooms, 2 bath rooms, microwave, awning, tinted windows, Brand new. Have no pets or smokers. Much more!!!!! $33,000 (cell) 682-888-2880

FLAGSTAFF `08 CLASSIC NOW BACK IN PA.

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

SUNLINE SOLARIS `91 25’ travel trailer A/C.

Bunk beds. New fridge & hot water heater. Excellent condition. $3,900. 570-466-4995

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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BMW ‘07 K1200 GT

AWD, Fully loaded, 1 owner, 22,000 miles. Small 6 cylinder. New inspection. Like new, inside & out. $13,000. (570) 540-0975

DAELIM 20064,700 150 CCs.

CADILLAC `07 ESCALADE ESV Black with extended

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

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

HARLEY 2011 HERITAGE SOFTTAIL

cab. Fully loaded. Low miles. Extra set of tires & rims. Leather interior. $32,000. (570) 357-1383

CHEVY `00 S-10

Black. 1,800 miles. ABS brakes. Security System Package. $16,000 firm. SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY 570-704-6023

HARLEY DAVIDSON `03 100th Anniversary

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

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

HYOSUNG157`04 COMET 250. Miles.

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

KAWASAKI ‘05

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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

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. Trade in’s accepted. 570-466-2771

JEEP `04 CHEROKEE 135,000 miles, auto-

matic, four wheel drive, $6,500. (570) 237-6979

MERCURY `07 MARINER One owner. Luxury

4x4. garage kept. Showroom condition, fully loaded, every option 34,000 miles. GREAT DEAL $14,500 (570)825-5847

MITSUBISHI `11

OUTLANDER SPORT SE

AWD, Black interior/exterior, start/ stop engine with keyless entry, heated seats, 18” alloy wheels, many extra features. Only 4,800 miles. 10 year, 100,000 mile warranty. $23,500. Willing to negotiate. Serious inquires only - must sell, going to law school. (570) 793-6844

NISSAN `10 ROGUE SL AWD. Gray. Sunroof. Bose stereo system. Black, heated leather seats. Sunroof 6,800 miles. $24,000 (570) 696-2777

VOLVO `08 XC90

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FORD ‘02 EXPLORER

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

GMC `05 SAVANA 1500 Cargo Van.

AWD. V8 automatic. A/C. New brakes & tires. Very clean. $11,950. Call 570-474-6028

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

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EX-L Sedan 4 Door .................................... 42,275 Lexus ...........ES 350 ............ 4dr Sdn ...................................................... 61,702 Honda..........Accord............ 4dr V6 Auto EX-L ....................................... 34,212 Chrysler.......T & C .............. 4dr Wgn Touring........................................ 28,353 Toyota..........Tacoma .......... 4WD Access I4 MT ................................... 30,799 Honda..........Accord............ 4dr I4 Auto EX-L PZEV ............................... 24,641 Subaru.........Forester.......... 4dr Auto X L.L. Bean Ed PZEV *Ltd Avail* 38,273 Honda..........Accord............ 4dr V6 Auto EX-L PZEV.............................. 26,571 Honda..........Accord............ 4dr V6 Auto EX-L PZEV.............................. 42,614 Toyota..........Prius ............... 5dr HB........................................................ 35,483 Nissan..........Rogue............. AWD 4dr SL............................................... 35,770 Hyundai.......Sonata............ 4dr Sdn 2.4L Auto Ltd................................ 13,188 Honda..........Accord............ 4dr V6 Auto EX-L ....................................... 19,647 Toyota..........4Runner ......... 4WD 4dr V6 SR5 ....................................... 67,425 Ford..............Edge ............... 4dr SEL AWD............................................. 44,679 Acura...........TL ................... 4dr Sdn Auto ............................................. 38,190 Subaru.........Impreza Sedan 4dr Man WRX w/Premium Pkg ................. 21,604 Honda..........Accord............ 4dr V6 Auto EX-L ....................................... 23,847 Toyota..........RAV4 .............. 4WD 4dr V6 5-Spd AT ............................... 34,788 Honda..........CR-V ............... 4WD 5dr EX............................................... 30,471 Nissan..........Titan............... 4WD King Cab SWB SE ............................ 47,507 Nissan..........Murano .......... 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AWD 4dr Grand Touring............................ 32,766 Acura...........RDX ................ AWD 4dr Tech Pkg .................................... 52,582 Chrysler.......T & C .............. 4dr Wgn Touring........................................ 8,231 Dodge..........GrandCaravan 4dr Wgn Crew ........................................... 18,674 Acura...........TSX ................ 4dr Sdn I4 Auto ......................................... 32,557 Dodge..........GrandCaravan 4dr Wgn Crew ........................................... 14,337 Jeep .............Wrangler........ 4WD 4dr Unlimited Sahara....................... 33,291 Honda..........Odyssey ......... 5dr EX ........................................................ 24,482 Honda..........Element.......... 4WD 5dr EX............................................... 9,068 Jeep .............Wrangler........ 4WD 4dr Unlimited Sahara....................... 50,484 Honda..........CR-V ............... 4WD 5dr EX-L w/Navi............................... 19,534 GMC.............Terrain............ AWD 4dr SLE-1 ......................................... 15,400 Lexus ...........ES 350 ............ 4dr Sdn ...................................................... 29,985 Toyota..........Highlander..... 4WD 4dr Sport .......................................... 60,900 BMW............3-Series.......... 4dr Sdn 328xi AWD................................... 33,355 Acura...........TSX ................ 4dr Sdn I4 Auto ......................................... 31,879 Honda..........Odyssey ......... 5dr EX ........................................................ 17,469 Acura...........TSX ................ 4dr Sdn I4 Auto ......................................... 8,265 Chevrolet ....Traverse ......... AWD 4dr LT w/1LT .................................... 31,203 Acura...........TSX ................ 4dr Sdn I4 Auto ......................................... 14,947 Lexus ...........ES 350 ............ 4dr Sdn ...................................................... 40,122 Toyota..........4Runner ......... 4WD 4dr V6 SR5 ....................................... 33,572 Cadillac........SRX ................ AWD 4dr V6 .............................................. 37,849 Jeep .............GranChero ..... 4WD 4dr Laredo ........................................ 26,222 Jeep .............WranglerUnltd 4WD 4dr Sport .......................................... 20,287 Toyota..........Sienna............ 5dr 8-Pass Van V6 LE FWD ....................... 11,693 Jeep .............GranChero ..... 4WD 4dr Laredo ........................................ 17,523 MB................C-Class ........... 4dr Sdn 3.0L Sport 4MATIC....................... 20,251 Acura...........TSX ................ 4dr Sdn I4 Auto ......................................... 13,265 Lexus ...........IS 250 ............. 4dr Sport Sdn Auto AWD.......................... 29,650 Jeep .............GranChero ..... 4WD 4dr Laredo ........................................ 19,739 Ford..............Edge ............... 4dr Limited AWD....................................... 35,839 Acura...........MDX ............... 4WD 4dr .................................................... 42,930 Dodge..........Ram 1500....... 4WD Quad Cab 140.5â€? SLT ....................... 20,593 Honda..........Odyssey ......... 5dr LX ........................................................ 5,282 Ford..............F-150............... 4WD SuperCrew 150â€? Lariat .................... 43,586 Jeep .............GranChero ..... 4WD 4dr Laredo ........................................ 21,948 MB................C-Class ........... 4dr Sdn 3.0L Sport 4MATIC....................... 63,023 Jeep .............GranChero ..... 4WD 4dr Laredo ........................................ 28,054 Acura...........TL ................... 4dr Sdn 2WD............................................. 34,105 Lexus ...........RX 350............ AWD 4dr.................................................... 36,589 Lexus ...........GX 470 ........... 4dr SUV 4WD ............................................ 60,526 Honda..........Pilot ................ 4WD 4dr EX-L............................................ 19,604 Honda..........Pilot ................ 4WD 4dr EX-L w/RES................................ 31,641 Lexus ...........IS 250 ............. 4dr Sport Sdn Auto AWD.......................... 30,901 Acura...........RDX ................ FWD 4dr .................................................... 18,920 Acura...........TL ................... 4dr Sdn 2WD............................................. 21,490 MB................C-Class ........... 4dr Sdn 3.0L Luxury 4MATIC..................... 23,713 InďŹ niti ..........FX35 ............... AWD 4dr.................................................... 31,375 Lexus ...........RX 350............ 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AWD 4dr.................................................... 30,410 Lexus ...........RX 350............ AWD 4dr.................................................... 13,114 MB................E-Class ........... 4dr Sdn Luxury 3.5L 4MATIC..................... 15,253 MB................GL-Class ......... 4MATIC 4dr 4.6L........................................ 16,351 BMW............6-Series.......... 2dr Conv 650i ............................................ 8,311

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RADIATOR for Ford truck fits ‘73 to ‘80, large size, $30. STARTER for ‘73 Ford truck, $15. 570-823-6829 TIRES, 4 Bridgestone Blizzak Revol 215/60 R16, $40 each. 4 Michelin, 225/55 R16, $50 each 570-655-2443

503

Accounting/ Finance

INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX PREPARER For local accounting firm. Seasonal positions (January to April). Full or part time. Experience necessary. Flexible schedule. Excellent pay. Send inquiries to: Manager PO Box 1253 Kingston, PA 18704

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527 Food Services/ Hospitality

FRONT DESK ATTENDANT Part time/Full time

Experience preferred. Must be available nights and weekends. Apply within Ramada Hotel 20 Public Square Wilkes-Barre.

533

Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair

AUTOMOTIVE MANAGERS 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

DIESEL MECHANIC

Local family owned and operated Heavy Duty Towing Service Company has an immediate opening for a full time diesel mechanic. Successful candidate must have own tools, PA Class 8 inspection license, CDL drivers license with a good driving record beneficial. We offer competitive wages and benefits. Apply in person to: Falzone’s Towing Service, Inc. 271 N Sherman St Wilkes-Barre, PA

HEAT TECH

Install and service. 3 years experience. C. W. Schultz & Son Apply in person at 216 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre, or call 570-822-8158

533

Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair

INDUSTRIAL MFG.

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN – NIGHT SHIFT Seeking experi-

enced candidate who has proven history working on fast paced INDUSTRIAL equipment and possesses industrial electrical (480 volt, 3 phase) and mechanical experience. Requires very STRONG troubleshooting skills (PLC’s a plus, variable frequency drives, AC/DC drives & PC based machine operating systems) and ability to read, interpret sketches, diagrams and detailed electric, mechanic and hydraulic blueprints. Blown Film experience or other plastics experience a plus but not required. Must have own tools and storage unit. 12 hour day shift (3 to 4 day work weeks) includes every other weekend; overtime as needed. Excellent pay (depending on experience) and benefit package. Qualified candidates please send resume to: AEP Industries, Inc., Attn: HR Dept., 20 Elmwood Ave., Mountaintop, PA 18707. Fax (201) 994-2922 Email: Bozinkom@ aepinc.com. EOE We are a drug free workplace.

538

Janitorial/ Cleaning

CLEANING POSITIONS Immediate openings

Wilkes-Barre/ Kingston area. $10/ hour-$11/hour after 90 day probation. Shifts available from 3pm to 12am Part time or full time Call 570-970-7420 & leave a message.

542

Logistics/ Transportation

DRIVERS - CDL-A: Local Dedicated route! Home every night! Great Pay, Benefits! Estenson Logistics. Apply: www.goelc.com 1-866-336-9642 Drivers: Start up to $.41/mi. Home Weekly or Bi-Weeky. CDL-A 6 months OTR experience required. Equipment you’ll be proud to drive! (888) 247-4037

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548 Medical/Health

COMMUNITY HOME WORKERS Full Time jobs are

available to work with individuals with intellectual disabilities in a community home in the Ashley area. Experience is helpful, paid training is provided. Valid drivers license is required. For information or application, call IMPACT SYSTEMS, Inc. at (570) 829-3671. Starting Salary is $8.85 + benefits Drug free workplace EOE

DENTAL TECHNICIAN

Purebred Animals? Sell them here with a classified ad! 570-829-7130

• On the job training • no experience necessary • Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm • Competitive salary • Benefits (after waiting period) E-mail resume to: shawlabs@epix.net or fax to 570-693-1410

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Building/ Construction/ Skilled Trades

548 Medical/Health

630 Money To Loan

LPN & MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST Experienced

“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.

preferred. Daytime hours. Send resume to 915 Wyoming Ave. Forty Fort, PA 18704

LPN Monday - Friday,

8am-1pm in our home, Pittston area. Must be reliable. Experience & references required. Call 239-4589.

PERSONAL CARE AIDE Needed in Pittston area. Mostly companionship. Weekend hours. Call 570-357-1383

RESIDENTIAL CARE AIDES Part time positions

available. Looking for caring & compassionate people for Alzheimer’s assisted living facility. Must be a high school graduate. Reliable applicants need only apply. No phone calls please. Apply within.

Keystone Garden Estates

100 Narrows Rd Route 11 Larksville

RESIDENTIAL WORKER

Full and per-diem work at Personal Care Home, located in Drums, giving assistance to residents with all aspects of their care. HS Diploma or equivalent needed along with a valid PA driver’s license. Hours vary. Benefit package offered to full time. Please send resume’ to: Northeast Counseling Services, HR Dept. 130 W. Washington St., Nanticoke, PA 18634 or Email us at: ncsjobs@ptd.net EOE. www.north eastcounseling.org

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SUPERVISOR

Needed for an outdoor male residential facility located in Jim Thorpe. 60 college credits, FBI, child, criminal and medical clearances are required upon hiring. Management experience, strong leadership skills, criminal justice or related field preferred. Submit resume to: resume@youth servicesagency.org or fax 570-325-4365

569 Security/ Protective Services

SECURITY

Temporary Full Time Night Security Person for 4pm - Midnight or Midnight 8am shift. Monday Friday. Weekend shifts for Part Time also available. For WIlkes-Barre City Location. Apply at the Salvation Army Office, 739 Sans Souci Parkway, Hanover Twp. Ask for Jerry.

573

Warehouse

The City of Pittston is seeking qualified applicants for a part-time assistant Zoning Enforcement/ Code Enforcement Officer to investigate complaints and enforce various codes and ordinances for the City. This position reports to the City Manager and is responsible for ensuring all properties are in compliance with local ordinances, codes and permits; issuing citations for non-compliance; and preparing cases for judicial process. The successful candidate will also assist the Zoning Enforcement office with enforcement of the City’s Zoning Ordinance. Minimum qualifications include high school graduation or GED, Associate Degree preferred, plus at least one year of experience in the enforcement of zoning regulations, building or property codes or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Knowledge of technical and administrative aspects of city ordinances and regulations and an ability to interpret zoning laws, property maintenance codes, read detailed maps, and surveys. Must possess strong and effective customer service skills; demonstrate proficiency in both oral and written communications; research legal issues and property ownership; operate standard office equipment including a personal computer using MS Word, Excel and Outlook. Employment applications are available in the City Clerk’s Office at Pittston City Hall 35 Broad Street, Pittston, PA, Monday through Friday 9:00AM to 4:00PM. Applications must be received no later than 4:00 PM., December 9, 2011. The City of Pittston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

702

Air Conditioners

AIR CONDITIONERS, 18,500 BTU - $100. 8,000 BTU $75. 570-823-8442

708

Antiques & Collectibles

BARBIE DOLL Little Debbie collector’s doll 1995 never out of original box $35.. Rising Star Barbie with musical CD collector’s doll 1998 never out of original box. $30.. Wonderful X-mas gifts. 570-262-0770.

GRANDFATHER CLOCK Howard Miller,

great Christmas gift, excellent shape. $1,400. Call 570-287-3036 PICTURE, 24x36 framed pictures by Marquis Galleries in 1986. It has six 8x10 pictures of old Wilkes Barre scenes, one of a coal mine breaker. Good shape. $25. 570-655-9474. SEWING MACHINE. (1) Singer Vintage factory with sewing table. $150 OBO. (1) Singer touch and sew with sewing table. $50 OBO. 570-824-7314

710

Appliances

DRYER, Gas, Maytag, white, commercial quality, super capacity, quiet series, intellidry sensor, 7 cycle, $225. PEDESTAL, under washer, storage drawer, white, $50. RANGE, gas, Maytag Magic Chef RS-1, bisque, 30 inch, sealed burners, self cleaning, $200. DISHWASHER, GE Nautilus, bisque, 2 energy options, multiple washing cycles, $100. MICROWAVE, GE, over the stove, bisque, 1 cu ft, Spacemaker XL 1800, $100. WATER COOLER and dispenser, Sunbeam, White, 3 temperature options, 3 or 5 gallon, bottom refrigerator, $35. All excellent condition. 570-451-1612 MICROWAVE. GE. Countertop, white. 1.4 cf, 1100 watts. Like new $40 570-474-6028 WASHER, dryer, dishwasher buy any 2 for $650 get one free. 570-235-7170

712

Baby Items

600 FINANCIAL 610

Business Opportunities

JAN-PRO

Commercial Cleaning Of Northeastern PA

Concerned about your future? BE YOUR OWN BOSS Work Full or Part time. Accounts available NOW throughout Luzerne & Lackawanna counties. We guarantee $5,000 to $200,000 in annual billing. Investment Required. We’re ready – are you? For more info call 570-824-5774 Jan-Pro.com

BABY CRIB, barely used complete. $150. 570-706-0674

Cemetery Plots/Lots

MEMORIAL SHRINE CEMETERY 6 Plots Available

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

MEMORIAL SHRINE

LOTS FOR SALE 6 lots available at Memorial Shrine Cemetery. $2,400. Call 717-774-1520 SERIOUS INQUIRES ONLY

726

Clothing

742

Furnaces & Heaters

RADIATOR. Cast iron, steam heat. Small with enclosure with valve. 25” H. $35 OBO 570-735-7331

744

Furniture & Accessories

FORMAL LIVING ROOM SET. Sofa, 2 Queen Anne chairs, 2 end tables, sofa table & 2 lamps. All have cherry legs. Great condition. $500.570-474-0753

FURNISH FOR LESS

JACKET ladies leather jacket with fox tail fur hood $100. Size small mans Waltham watch $200. Vintage tweed Persian wool swing coat ex $250. Hot pink formal gown $99. 570-735-5087

* NELSON * * FURNITURE * * WAREHOUSE * Recliners from $299 Lift Chairs from $699 New and Used Living Room Dinettes, Bedroom 210 Division St Kingston Call 570-288-3607

UGG BOOTS, girls, chestnut color, size 2. Excellent condition. $60. 474-0753

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WEDDING GOWN size 9-10, used once, perserved in box. $50. 825-0569 WOMEN’S. Size 143 pr slacks & 2 skirts, $10. Large, 10 tops and 1 skirt, $20. Like new. 570-474-6028

728

Commercial/ Industrial Equipment

HOBART WM5 commercial undercounter dishwasher with hot water booster runs good. $700. 793-3389

730

WAREHOUSE

Full time. Benefits. 401k. Apply in person. Colours 112 Brown Street Pittston Township Forklift Experience a PLUS

Building/ Construction/ Skilled Trades

Code Enforcement Officer

700 MERCHANDISE

720

Computer Equipment & Software

COMPUTERS FOR SALE: refurb hp laptop-win7, dvdrw, wifi, office2010+ more. loaded. free delivery + warranty $185 refurb compaq laptop-win7, dvdrw, wifi, office2010 + more. loaded. free delivery+ warranty $185 refurb ibm desktop win7, dvdrw, wifi, office2010 + more. loaded. free delivery+ warranty $135 (570)862-2236

732

Exercise Equipment

ELLIPTICAL Exercise Cross Trainer with computer, FITBK2004, handles can be fixed or action, new $150. 570-675-6513

HEADBOARD, oak twin, $50. Oak night stand $50. 570-825-0569 PUB STYLE kitchen set 2 chairs with backs & round table with 2 drop leafs. Solid walnut. Excellent condition, just purchased end of September. Moving Paid $159. sell $125. 570-406-4523. SOFA,$30 LOVE SEAT, $25, blue, slightly worn, END TABLE, $35, END TABLE octagon, $40, DRAPES, various colors and types, $10 to $25 pair. 570-693-2329

Find the perfect friend.

9ft, new $50 each. 2 Nylon PA State, 3ft x 5ft, new, $15 each. BOBBLE HEADS, SWB Barons & WBS Penguins, 60 for $400 negotiable. 570-881-7284

BUYING

US/FOREIGN/ CANADIAN COINS & CURRENCY

Paying Highest Coin Dealer Prices

Š Silver Dollars Š All Gold Coins Š Better Coins & Collections Š Top Dollar for all US & Foreign Silver Coins. Š Proof Sets Š Indian Head & Wheat backs Š Tokens & medals Š Bullion pieces Š Sterling Silver & Gold Jewelry Š Local Postcards & Advertising Š Stamps Š Vintage Toys & Lead Soldiers

We give FREE appraisals! Over 35 years, a respected coin dealer.

HERITAGE GALLERIES DALLAS, PA

Across from Dallas Agway on Rt. 415 Look for blue & white signs TUES-FRI, 10-6 SAT, 10-5 570-674-2646

752 Landscaping & Gardening FREE PLANTS EverBloom, strawberry plants, 3 to 4 crops a year. Call Bob Sr. 570-823-3030 9am to 9 pm SNOWBLOWER. 8 HP, heavy duty, Simplicity. Electric start and light. Paid $1300 sell $600 570-474-6028

The Classified section at timesleader.com

758 Miscellaneous

Call 829-7130 to place your ad.

BOOKS. Hardcover and paperback. King, Grisham, etc. 2 boxes, $25 each 570-474-6028 BOOKSHELF: Sauder cherry finish book shelf $30; Little Tikes toy box $15; Little Tikes chalkboard easel $10; Childcraft pecan finish fold out changing table with chest of drawers $45. 570-474-2170

TREADMILL, Lifestyle, excellent condition 8 mph, incline, time & mile meter, electric. $200. 570-902-5244

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746 Garage Sales/ 758 Miscellaneous 782 Estate Sales/ FLAGS, 3 US Cotton Flea Markets Embroidered, 5ft x

Furnaces & Heaters

OIL BURNER, EFM & motor, good condition. $40. 570-823-6829

ONLY ONL NLY ONE N LE LEA L LEADER. E DER D .

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548 Medical/Health

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Program Coordinator We are currently seeking a Program Coordinator for our office in Pittston, Pennsylvania. The primary role of the Program Coordinator is to coordinate the development and implementation of services/treatment provided to individuals. The Program Coordinator oversees all services provided to individuals and families, monitors the quality of care delivered, supports and educates foster parents (Mentors) and staff, and monitors corporate and regulatory program compliance.

CANDLE FRAGRANCE OILS, priced less than 1/2 of wholesale. $20. Box of assorted piller candle molds, variety of shapes & sizes $30. 2 bags of 2 oz votive molds 50 per bag $10. Portable Display shelf for craft shows $35. 81 piece Reed & Barton silverware set new in box. (Richmond Hill pattern.) $60.822-6184 CHRISTMAS ITEMS .50 to $1. Hats & scarfs .50. Coats S, 2X & large $2. to $5. Sweaters $1. Picture frames .50 to $2. Purses $1. & $2. Books .25 to $1. Glassware .25 to $1. 570-823-4941 DISHES service for 8 + serving pieces. White with delicate pink rose pattern. $35. 570-654-3755 lorrainehastie@ verizon.net

Bachelor's Degree in Social Services or a related field, and minimum of 2 years prior experience working with individual(s) with a developmental disability, or an Associate’s Degree in Social Services or a related field, and a minimum of 4 years prior experience working with individual(s) with a developmental disability.

TABLE TOP. Oval glass. 40x51.5” $35 OBO. 570-735-7331

Email resume to: Randi.farr@thementornetwork.com

548 Medical/Health

CLOTHING, 0-12 months, girls, $1-$5. 570-825-0569

Shopping for a new apartment? Classified lets you compare costs without hassle or worry! Get moving with classified!

GARAGE SALE LEFTOVER ITEMS Rocking Horse$120, Santa lawn ornament, $10. Dollhouse with furniture, $15. Skating Ginny Doll $15, Lionel Barrel Loader with car, $100. Lionel ice station $100, 1977 Orphan Annie Doll, $12. 570-655-2992 HOUSEHOLD goods all new items total of 66 valued at $427.10 asking $150 or best offer. 570823-3030 9am-9pm MUGS. (2) Shirley Temple. Small size. $25 takes both. Excellent condition. 570-696-1036 PING PONG TABLE $25. Yale safe $50. Heater Tower, electric, portable, $20. School desk $15. 570-825-5847 SNO THROWER, MTD, 4.5/21, runs great, $60. GRILL, gas, Char-Broil, 4 burner + side burner, $60. 570-655-2443 SNOW TIRES, 4 Pacemark Snowtrakker P235/70R16 M&S, excellent condition $50 per tire/$200 set. 570-212-2347

Don't need that Guitar? Sell it in the Classified Section! 570-829-7130

762

Musical Instruments

PIANO B. Squire Upright Vintage 1938 by Kemble Piano. Very good condition. $100. 570-474-5705

770

Photo Equipment

CAMERA, Mamiya C330S, 2 1/4 film camera, 55mm.80 mm, 180mm lenses, Flash unit, exposure meter, aluminum case, numerous filters & other accessories. Mint condition. $500. 570-696-2864

776 Sporting Goods SKIS KILLINGTON K2’S & poles $100. negotiable 855-3113

778

Stereos/ Accessories

BUS TRIPS

12/2, 1:00 pm Show 2nd Mezz. $91 12/4, 1:00 pm Show Orch. $156 12/9,1:00 pm Show 2nd Mezz. $91 12/11,2:00 pm Show, Orch. $156 3rd Mezz. $101 12/16,1:00 pm Show Orch. $106 2nd Mezz. $91 12/17 11:30am Show Orch. $156 2nd Mezz. $121

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at Seneca Lake Sat. 12/3. $186 per couple Receive a Free Christmas Wreath

NEW YORK CITY SHOPPING

11/28, 12/4 & 12/10 Only $35 BASKETBALL AT MSG 12/10 DUKE VS. WASHINGTON PITTSBURGH VS. OKLAHOMA STATE $85 or $115

COOKIE’S TRAVELERS 570-815-8330 570-558-6889

cookiestravelers.com

786 Toys & Games DOLLS, American Girl look a likes, various models, $12 each; Doll furniture, chair, $5, love seat $8, new. STUFFED ANIMALS, new $2$10. 570-693-2329 GI JOES. Boxed, 12” figures. $10 each. 570-823-7396

Looking for that special place called home? Classified will address Your needs. Open the door with classified! KNEX Burn Out Race Car 3 model building set. Ages 9+ $20. KNEX Ferris Wheel 3’ H, plus build 2 other models, $30. LEGO Pirate Ship (6289) 691 pieces 8+ $40. KNEX 8”L, 3’H roller coaster (63030) 26 feet of track 11+ $40. Build Transforming robots in box 8+ $30. 570-474-9049

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

288-8995

800 PETS & ANIMALS 815

Dogs

PAWS TO CONSIDER.... ENHANCE YOUR PET CLASSIFIED AD ONLINE Call 829-7130 Place your pet ad and provide us your email address This will create a seller account online and login information will be emailed to you from 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. KITTENS gray tiger & brown stripe tiger. FREE. 570-793-5581

796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise

NEED CASH?

We Buy: Gold & Gold coins,

MINI-SCHNAUZER PUPPIES - ACA

Silver, Platinum, old bills, Watches, Old Costume Jewelry, Diamonds, Gold Filled, Sterling Silver Flatware, Scrap Jewelry, Military items, old Tin & Iron Toys, Canadian coins & paper money, most foreign money (paper/coin). PAYING TOP DOLLAR FOR GOLD & SILVER COINS FROM VERY GOOD, VERY FINE & UNCIRCULATED. Visit our new location @ 134 Rt. 11, Larksville next to WOODY’S FIRE PLACE & PRO FIX.

7 weeks old. 4 black, 2 yellow, 1 white. Call 570-836-1090

Buyer & seller of antiques! We also do upholstering. 570-855-7197 570-328-3428

For sale to good homes. Visitors welcome. Make wonderful pets. 570-925-2848 after 6pm leave message.

We make house calls!

742

Furnaces & Heaters

1 male & 1 female. 570-239-9544

Birds? Cats? Dogs? Skunks? Snakes? Sell Your Animals with a Classified Ad! 570-829-7130

PITBULL/LAB MIX PUPS

820

Equestrian

MINIATURE DONKEYS

742

Furnaces & Heaters

Modern Gas Sales Inc Rt. 502, Avoca 1-800-982-4356

November 25 to December 2 9 am to 4 pm

BLOWOUT WAREHOUSE SALE Up to 75% Off

Propane and Natural Gas Wall Heaters -vented and non-ventedFireplaces and Log Sets.

Televisions/ Accessories

Other

796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise

DECK THE HALLS WINE TOUR

EVERYTHING IN WAREHOUSE MUST GO!

TV Polaroid 21” with DVD player $30. 570-823-8442

F.P. Sugar Plum cradle & swing $100. FP newborn rock n play sleeper $25. Baby bouncer $10. Boppy with 2 covers $25. Girl’s clothes newborn lot $18& 03 month lot $33 All fall & winter, like new condition. 570-760-1005

ALL SALES FINAL

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Other

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Other

OPEN INTERVIEWS

Monday November 28 through December 2 8am - 3pm Please apply in person: Arbys of Pittston

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS Pack N Plays, Highchair, Jumparoo, Snap and go, Infant car seat & bases, Graco swing, Bassinet, Crib /Toddler bed no mattress. Price for all $300. 693-3028

309 Highway 315, Pittston, PA 18640

STROLLER: Peg Perego twin stroller. Weighs only 11 pounds. $75.00 Graco high chair. Windsor pattern. Exc. cond. $45.00 (570)654-8042

hung, vinyl, 28 3/4 x 53 5/8 $60. Picture Window, 37 x 50”, $40. Picture Window, plate glass, 48 x 78”, $40. 570-655-2443

FREE AD POLICY

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

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We are looking for individuals with the hunger to move your career to the next level! Candidates should exhibit the following behaviors:

LINEUP 716 Building ASUCCESSFULSALE Materials INCLASSIFIED! WINDOWS, 2 double Doyouneedmorespace? A yard or garage sale in classified is the best way tocleanoutyourclosets! You’re in bussiness with classified!

FOAM ART packages, winter, $3 each. Backrest, massaging, Homedics, $5, Headboard, white wicker, twin, $30. Scarves, various 20 total, $2 ea. 570-693-2329

Tickets

RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR

SPEAKERS, (2) Bose Interaudio 4000, excellent condition, covers, still like new. $100. CD CHANGER, Sony 5 disc, $35 570-574-5193

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• Strong People Oriented Leadership skills • Excellent Communication skills • Drive and determination • Sound decision making and problem solving •Desire for personal and professional growth As an employee with GAD, you will be provided with the following: • Aggressive compensation • On-going performance evaluations • Competitive medical, dental and vision benefits • Educational Assistance • Generous employee referral program • Flexible work schedules • Opportunities for advancement


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WE WILL BEAT ANY COMPETITORS PRICE ON A NEW KIA GUARANTEED OR WE WILL PAY YOU $1,000*** RATES AS LOW AS

THE ALL NEW

1.9%

2012 KIA RIO LX 5dr Automatic

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Our shelves are restocked! We have the cars and we have the deals! COME IN TODAY!

NO CREDIT APPLICATION WILL BE REFUSED. Wyoming Valley Motors 560 Pierce Street Kingston, PA 18704 570-714-9924 www.wyomingvalleykia.com

                                  

Find the car you want to buy from your mobile device! SCAN HERE >

The Kia 10-year/100,000-mile warranty program includes various warranties and roadside assistance. Warranties include power train and basic. All warranties and roadside assistance are limited. See retailer for details or go to kia.com. *24-hour Roadside Assistance is a service plan provided by Kia Motors America, Inc. **All rebates applied, plus tax and tag. Picture may not represent exact trim level. Plus tax & tag, 12k miles per year with 1,500 down & fees due at signing. Payments based on a 39 month lease with approved credit. *** Must be a documented deal. Dealer reserves right to buy that vehicle.


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V A L L EY CH EV R O L ET 601 KIDDER STREET, W ILKES-BA RRE, PA

821- 2772 • 1- 800- 444- 7172 MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:30-7:00pm; SATURDAY 8:30-5:00pm

THE BEST COVERAGE IN AMERICA. 100,000-M IL E 5 Y EA R P O W ER TR A IN L IM ITED W A R R A NTY

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5 Y EA R S O F R O A DSIDE A SSISTA NC E

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F in d th e v eh ic le you w a n tto bu y from you r m obile d ev ic e! SCA N H E R E >

EXIT 170B OFF I-81 TO EXIT 1. BEAR RIGHT ON BUSINESS ROUTE 309 TO SIXTH LIGHT. JUST BELOW WYOMING VALLEY MALL.

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IT/Software Development

Lord & Taylor is looking for an aggressive, analytical and results-oriented individual with strong PC skills and excellent communication skills to work in our Wilkes-Barre Service Center.

796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise

WE PAY THE MOST IN CASH

BUYING 11am to 11pm

39 Prospect St • Nanticoke 468

Auto Parts

468

Auto Parts

BUYING JUNK VEHICLES $300 AND UP

Interested candidates need to apply online on our career website at: www.lordandtaylor.com/careers Lord & Taylor Service Center 250 Highland Park Blvd. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

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

ASHLEY

NOBODY Pays More

Not in Flood Zone 77 Cook Street

570-760-2035

Web Developer Job Duties Responsible for the design, development, delivery and maintenance of custom Internet applications, Microsoft SharePoint and related production support services with little or no day-to-day supervision. Knowledge of SharePoint and Internet-related functional and data/information requirements analysis, systems analysis, design, programming, program design and documentation for approved projects and work requests. Participates in root cause analysis of software defects for production systems and software that is in development. Knowledge of Flash CS3 and CS4. Flash development preferred. For a complete job description, please visit our posting on Monster.com. Minimum Qualifications Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related field, and four (4) years of progressive Information Technology experience or Associates degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or related field, and eight (8) years of progressive Information Technology experience or High School Diploma or GED and ten (10) years of progressive Information Technology experience. Two (2) years of working experience in a programming position using one or more of the following languages: HTML, AJAX, Java/Javascript, C#, ASP.NET or similar functionality. Strong knowledge of SQL Server and Database fundamentals. DB2 experience preferred. Minimum 2 years experience with Microsoft .NET Framework. Experience working with SharePoint Portal Server 2003/2007 or Windows SharePoint Services 2003/2007. Experience with XML/XLST transformations, and developing .NET applications that leverage XML data structures. Ability to obtain and maintain gaming licensure in one or more jurisdictions.

Interested candidates should go to www.mohegansunpocono.com to apply online or check out www.monster.com to view the posting.

412 Autos for Sale

412 Autos for Sale

412 Autos for Sale

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

$125 EXTRA IF DRIVEN, DRAGGED OR PUSHED IN!

We offer a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, 401(k). We also offer generous merchandise discounts. Lord & Taylor is an equal opportunity employer.

Monday thru Saturday 6am-9pm • Happy Trails! 524

Engineering

524

Engineering

2 or 3 bedroom Single Home for Sale. Off street parking. Large yard. $82,000 Negotiable (570) 814-4730

524

Engineering

Technical Support Engineer Bridon American, a leading manufacturer of industrial wire rope, has an opening available for a Technical Support Engineer. Key responsibilities include identifying new product development opportunities, solving application problems, gathering technical information, and conducting analysis and review of customer complaints and product failures. Up to 50% travel may be required. The successful candidate will have a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and engineering experience in a related heavy industry (mining, construction, cranes,).

If interested, please send a resume with salary requirements to: Bridon American 280 New Commerce Blvd. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18706, Attn: Human Resources. Affirmative Action Employe

412 Autos for Sale

EOE

412 Autos for Sale

906 Homes for Sale

906 Homes for Sale

906 Homes for Sale

DURYEA

KINGSTON

WEST WYOMING

900 REAL ESTATE FOR SALE 906 Homes for Sale

Technology Support Analyst

Strong PC skills including Certifications: N+, A+, MCSC Qualified candidate will have Associate degree in Technology related field with 3 years experience.

AVOCA

570-735-1487

The executive level opportunity available is:

This position is responsible for maintaining the software and hardware aspects of DC equipment, desktop computers, servers and telecom equipment. Ability to troubleshoot, install and maintain PC hardward & software for all support areas. Needs to program, troubleshoot and repair RF devices along with LAN/WAN issues & Cisco equipment. Successful candidate needs to be familiar with Avaya PBX and AUDIX telecom systems.

906 Homes for Sale

796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise

M/F/D/V

412 Autos for Sale

FOR SALE BY OWNER. Very nice split level home. 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths with over-sized jacuzzi. Living room with fireplace. Kitchen with dining area, family room, rec room with pool table. Garage with opener. Central air. 3 season sun room, deck, large fenced lot with shed. In great neighborhood. $189,900 (570) 540-0157

DURYEA

Blueberry Hill. 3 bedroom ranch. Large lot with pool. $339,500 No Realtors For more details call 570-406-1128

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DURYEA

NOT IN FLOOD ZONE 319 Bennett Street For Sale by Owner Two story, 2-unit home. Live in one unit rent the other to pay mortgage or great investment property. Small fenced-in yard and detached garage.

$65,000 Negotiable Call Tara 570-430-1962

DURYEA

Not in Flood Zone Single family house, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, oil heat, unfinished basement, small yard, $35,000 Call 570-457-3340

DURYEA

Single Family Dwelling

PRICE REDUCED! 314 Bennett Street Refashioned 3 or 4 bedroom, two full modern baths. Two story, 2300sf, with level yard with lovely new landscaping and 1 car garage. New EVERYTHING in this charming must see property. Custom blinds throughout the home. Great neighborhood with Park beyond the backyard. MLS# 11-3776 $164,900 Call Patti 570-328-1752 Liberty Realty & Appraisal Services LLC

OPEN HOUSE Sunday 12pm-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) 100% OWNER FINANCING AVAILABLE Call Bob at 570-654-1490

EXETER

438 Tripp St

OPEN HOUSE Sunday 12pm-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) 100% OWNER FINANCING AVAILABLE Call Bob at 570-654-1490

LINEUP ASUCCESSFULSALE LINE UP INCLASSIFIED! OPEN HOUSE Sunday 12pm-5pm

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

LAFLIN TOWNHOUSE FOR SALE BY OWNER 105 Haverford Drive

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MOUNTAINTOP

New Listing For Sale By Owner 2+ acre lot. 4 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, 2 story home. Hardwood floors. New roof. Large detached garage. Crestwood area school district. $69,000. Needs some TLC. Call 570-868-8223

PLAINS

KEYSTONE SECTION 9 Ridgewood Road

TOTAL BEAUTY 1 ACRE- PRIVACY Beautiful ranch 2

bedrooms, huge modern kitchen, big TV room and living room, 1 bath, attic for storage, washer, dryer & 2 air conditioners included. New Roof & Furnace Furnished or unfurnished. Low Taxes! New price $118,500

A GREAT DEAL... IN CLASSIFIED!

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WEST WYOMING

550 JOHNSON ST

For Sale By Owner

Beautiful Colonial home with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, eat in kitchen & formal dining room located in a wonderful neighborhood. Home has tile floors, ceiling fans, first floor laundry room, & lower level rec room. Gas furnace with baseboard hot water, above ground pool & hot tub. $256,800 Call 570-693-3941

LINEUP ASUCCESSFULSALE INCLASSIFIED!

Kitchen, Living room, dining area, 2 bedroom, full bath & pantry. Was in Flood - took up to 3” on first level. $15,000 firm. Call (570) 780-0324

Move right into this 3 bedroom 1.5 bath townhouse with many recent updates including new bath room /kitchen and finished basement. $131,900 Call 570-903-6308

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

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Apartments/ Unfurnished

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DALLAS

PITTSTON Township Blvd.

Modern 1st floor, 1 bedroom with all appliances. Off street parking. No pets. $550 per month + utilities. 570-639-1462

DALLAS Š Large 3 bedroom

2nd floor. No pets. Off street parking. Call Joe 570-881-2517

MAKE AN OFFER! Ideal location between WilkesBarre & Scranton. Ample parking with room for additional spaces. Perfect for medical or professional offices. Contact agent to show. Asking $945,000 Contact Judy Rice 570-714-9230 MLS# 10-1110

DUPONT Completely remodeled, modern 2 bedroom townhouse style apartment. Lots of closet space, with new carpets and completely repainted. Includes stove, refrigerator, washer, dryer hook up. Nice yard & neighborhood, no pets. $595 + security. Call 570-479-6722

It's that time again! Rent out your apartment with the Classifieds 570-829-7130

FORTY FORT 1 bedroom, excel-

912 Lots & Acreage

lent location, newly remodeled. Sunken living room. Oak floors kitchen and bath and w/w. Incl. fridge, stove, dishwasher. Coinop laundry in building. Off street parking. $750 includes all utilities. No smoking 570-779-4609 or 570-407-3991

EXETER

Out of flood area. 100x125ft. All utilities in place. Building moratorium does not apply to this lot. $45,000 reduced to $42,000 Call 570-655-0530

915 Manufactured Homes

ASHLEY PARK

FORTY FORT Newly renovated,

great neighborhood. Non smoking. Oak floors, new carpet in master bedroom. new windows, bath & shower. Stove & fridge, dishwasher. Off street parking, coin-op laundry. $575 + gas, electric & water. References required. No pets. 570-779-4609 or 570-407-3991

Apartments/ Furnished

KINGSTON - NEW Ford Avenue

Quiet 2 bedroom, second floor. Pantry, storage, w/d, garage. NO PETS $600 + security Call Jay at 570-430-0093

bedroom, luxury apartment. EVERYTHING INCLUDED. Heat, hot water, A/C, electric, phone, cable. Private, no smoking, no pets. 570-954-0869

Available Immediately

KINGSTON

Š Spacious 2

bath, 2 bedroom, 2nd floor apartment. Appliances included. $510 + utilities Š 1 & 2 bedroom apartments include appliances $450. + utilities. ASK ABOUT OUR DISCOUNT FOR G OOD C REDIT H OLDERS !

PLYMOUTH FURNISHED APARTMENT Available immedi-

ately, refrigerator and stove provided, off-street parking, no pets, utilities all paid, Call (570) 881-0636

570-899-3407 Tina Randazzo Property Mgr

Apartments/ Unfurnished

Two level, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, all appliances , sewer and garbage included, off-street parking, no pets, quiet neighborhood $460/per month, plus 1 month security. Call (570)441-4101

KINGSTON West Bennett St. Twinkle in Kingston’s Eye, 2nd floor, 1000 sq. ft. 2 bed, Central Air, washer/dryer and appliances. No pets. Non-smoking. 1 car off street parking. Available Nov-1. $700/month + gas, electric, 1 year lease & security. 570-814-1356

MOUNTAIN TOP WOODBRYN 1 & 2 Bedroom.

No pets. Rents based on income start at $405 & $440. Handicap Accessible. Equal Housing Opportunity. 570-474-5010 TTY711 This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Immediate Openings!

floor. Large eat in kitchen, fridge, electric stove, large living room, w/w carpeting, master bedroom with custom built in furniture. Ample closet space. Front/back porches, off street parking, laundry room available. No dogs, smoking, water, sewer, garbage paid. $525/mo + gas, electric, security, lease, credit, background check. (570) 696-3596

NANTICOKE

347 Hanover St. Large 1 bedroom, 1st floor, wall to wall carpet, eat-in kitchen with appliances, washer & dryer hookup, porch & shared yard. $395/mo + utilities & security. New energy efficient gas furnace. Pet Friendly. Call 570-814-1356

NANTICOKE Second floor, 3 bed-

rooms, 2 full baths, appliances, air conditioning, heat & hot water, no smoking or pets. $625/ mo. 570-735-8939

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Apartments/ Unfurnished

PITTSTON

152 Elizabeth Street Spacious 2 bedroom apartment with ample closet space. Off street parking. All utilities and appliances included. No pets. $795 + lease & security. Call 570-510-7325

PITTSTON bedroom, living

3 room, kitchen, bath, foyer & enclosed porch. Off street parking. On site laundry. Tenant pays electric, sewage & trash. Water included. $650 + security. (570) 881-1747

PITTSTON

Jenkins Twp.

Newly renovated, 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, living room, kitchen, stove, & fridge included washer/dryer hookup, off-street parking. Heat & water included. $875. per month + security deposit. Credit check & references. Cell 917-753-8192

PLAINS

15 & 17 E. Carey St Clean 2nd floor, modern 1 bedroom apartments. Stove, fridge, heat & hot water included. No pets. Off street parking. $490-$495 + security, 1 yr lease Call 570-822-6362 570-822-1862 Leave Message

PLYMOUTH Large 2 bedroom 1

bath, ground floor. $545 per month + security. Landlord pays most utilities. Cats OK with pet deposit. 310-431-6851

SHAVERTOWN

2nd story 1 bedroom apartment. Garage parking. Back porch. Washer dryer. $575 + utilities & security. Call 570-406-4073

SUGAR NOTCH Main Street

Modern 1st floor efficiency. $275 + security & utilities. No pets. Call 570-822-2032

WEST PITTSTON

1ST FLOOR, 5 ROOMS All appliances washer/dryer hook-up. Wall to wall carpet. Off street parking. $650 per month + utilities, security & references. No smoking. No pets. 570-574-1143

944

950

Commercial Properties

Half Doubles

SWOYERSVILLE

Available immediately, 2nd floor, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, refrigerator and stove, off-street parking, no pets, living room & kitchen. $385/month, plus utilities, & security. Call 570-287-0451 or 570-239-3897

WEST PITTSTON 203 Delaware Ave.

KINGSTON

Very nice, 3 room efficiency with bath. No pets. Nonsmoking. All utilities included. $575/mos Call 570-287-3985

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

PLAINS Furnished 1

941

NANTICOKE

NANTICOKE 2 bedroom, 1st

Laurel Run & San Souci Parks, Like new, several to choose from, Financing &Warranty, MobileOneSales.net Call (570)250-2890

938

941

SUNDAY DISPATCH

Out of flood zone. 4 rooms, no pets, no smoking, off street parking. Includes heat, water, sewer, fridge, stove, w/d. High security bldg. 1st floor or 2nd floor 570-655-9711

WILKES-BARRE 151 W. River St.

NEAR WILKES 1st floor. 2 bedrooms, carpet. Appliances included. Sewer & trash paid. Tenant pays gas, water & electric. Pet friendly. Security deposit & 1st months rent required. $600. 570-969-9268

WILKES-BARRE

151 W. River St. NEAR WILKES 1st floor. 2 bedrooms, carpet. Appliances included. Sewer & trash paid. Tenant pays gas, water & electric. Pet friendly. Security deposit & 1st months rent required. $600. 570-969-9268

W. PITTSTON/EXETER 2 or 3 bedroom. 1.5

Center City WB

FREE HIGH SPEED INTERNET! Why pay extra for

bath. Washer/dryer hook up. New tile kitchen & bath. Off street parking. $700 + utilities. 570-237-2076

internet? Our new leases include a FREE high speed connection! Affordable modern office space at the Luzerne Bank Building on Public Square. Rents include internet, heat, central air, utilities, trash removal, and nightly cleaning all without a sneaky CAM charge. Parking available at the intermodal garage via our covered bridge. 300SF to 5000SF available. We can remodel to suit. Brokers protected. Call Jeff Pyros at 570-822-8577

WILKES-BARRE

Small efficiency at 281 S. Franklin St; 3rd floor; kitchenette & bath. $400 per month includes heat. Call 570-333-5471 with references

SQUARE FOOT RE MANAGEMENT 866-873-0478

PLYMOUTH

TRUCKSVILLE

750 & 1750 square feet and NEW SPACE 3,500 square feet OFFICE/RETAIL 570-829-1206

Available 12/1/11. 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, wall to wall carpeting, living/dining combo, refrigerator & stove, washer/dryer hookup, off-street parking, no pets. Front and back porches, full basement. $625/ per month, + utilities & security deposit. Call 570-655-8928

WEST PITTSTON

5 locking garages/ storage units for rent. 9’x11’ & 9’x14’. $50/month. Call 570-357-1138

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NANTICOKE WILKES-BARRE SOUTH 3 bedroom. Wall to wall carpet. BackSECURE BUILDINGS

944

959 Mobile Homes

PLYMOUTH

Commercial Properties

DOLPHIN PLAZA

Rte. 315 1,200 - 2,000 SF Office / Retail Call 570-829-1206

The Dispatch

yard. Washer dryer hookup. $475 + security. Call 570-472-2392

DALLAS TWP. Newly remodeled 3

3 bedroom, 1 bath. Located on Academy St. $695 + utilities & security. Small pet OK with extra security. Call (570)262-1577

What Do You Have To Sell Today?

1057Construction & Building Sales, service, installation & repair. FULLY INSURED HIC# 065008 CALL JOE 570-606-7489 570-735-8551

1156

Insurance

Call 829-7130 to place your ad.

Long Term Care Insurance sales. Reputable Companies. 570-580-0797 Free Consult www.nepa longtermcare .com

WEST PITTSTON TOWNHOUSE

Garages

*2008 Pulse Research

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NEPA LONG TERM CARE AGENCY

2 to 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, fully renovated, gas/electric heat, off street parking, washer/dryer hookup, no pets, $850/month, plus utilities, security, and lease required. Call 570-675-5916

315 PLAZA

of Times Leader readers read the Classified section.

GARAGE DOOR

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, washer/dryer hookup, off-street parking, no pets, $475/month, plus utilities, lease and security. Nice neighborhood. Call 570-287-2405

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1 & 2 bedroom apartments. Starting at $440 and up. References required. Section 8 ok. 570-332-5723

State Lic. # PA057320

570-299-7241 570-606-8438

NANTICOKE

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

947

1st. Quality Construction Co.

Senior Citizens Discount!

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

PITTSTON COOPERS CO-OP

Building & Remodeling

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

DUPONT

WILKES-BARRE

Downtown. Unique, modern. 2,300 sq ft NY Loft style apartment. Oak hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, high ceilings. 12 bedrooms, 2 full baths. New tiled kitchen, living room & great room. Fireplace. Front / rear entrance with deck. Water incl. $1,500. 570-821-0435

1024

953 Houses for Rent 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, all appliances + washer/dryer. Heat & sewer included. $650/ month, plus 1 month’s security and references required. No pets. 570-655-5074 after 5:00 p.m.

91

%

1000 SERVICE DIRECTORY

bedroom, 2 bath. Large kitchen with stove, water, sewer & garbage included. $545 + 1st & last. 570-332-8922

1204

Painting & Wallpaper

A QUALITY PAINTING Interior specialist, residential/commercial. $0 money down! Pictures & references available! 570-328-2072 570-714-2202 House in Shambles? We can fix it! Cover All Painting & General Contracting PA068287. Serving Northeast PA & North Jersey since 1989. All phases of interior & exterior repair & rebuilding. Call 570-226-1944 or 570-470-5716 Free Estimates And yes, I am a lead paint removal certified contractor

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ONLY ONL NL ONE NLY N LE LEA L LEADER. E DER D . timesleader.com 941

Apartments/ Unfurnished

941

Apartments/ Unfurnished

IN THE HEART OF WILKES-BARRE

Immediate Occupancy!!

Efficiencies available @30% of income

MARTIN D. POPKY APARTMENTS

61 E. Northampton St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 • Affordable Senior Apartments • Income Eligibility Required • Utilities Included! • Low cable rates; • New appliances; • Laundry on site; • Activities! •Curbside Public Transportation

Please call 570-825-8594 D/TTY 800-654-5984

LOCAL PROS

To Place Your Ad Call 1-800-273-7130

CHRIS LATONA General Contractor

Ceramic Tile Work - Kitchens - Bathrooms - Garages - Replacement Windows - New Homes - Additions - Doors Complete Remodeling FREE Estimates - Insured

457-8145 or 655-0777

Quality Works at Affordable Prices PA008322

JOHN PREGMON CONSTRUCTION Complete Home Remodeling, Kitchens, Baths, Drywall, Windows, Siding & Roofs.

570-457-0087 PA# HIC EA 18685

Got Power?

C. Burti Electric Co. Keeping the Traditions of Great Electricians. RESIDENTIAL - COMMERCIAL

570-457-0431

MASTER ELECTRICIAN. INSURED.

HOME IMPROVEMENT Exterior Home Improvements By

NORTHEAST WINDOW, INC. • Storm Doors • Vinyl Railings • Roofing • And More

A+ MASONRY

ALL ASPECTS OF MASONRY

Specializing in waterproofing basements with stone walls. 570-468-3988 • 570-780-8339

570.654.4220 www.northeastwindow.com PA018418

FLOORING HIC PA 026831

Lic. & insured.

Falcone’s City Carpet Center 35 North Main St, Pittston, PA 18640

Flood Damage - Free Estimates!

We were there for you in the flood of -72 & will help you get your home back together after the -11 flood.All your flooring needs: carpet, vinyl, laminate, hardwood; Window treatments: blinds, shades, custom drapes. 498-0977, 822-3494, or 592-4060

www.colortilepoconos.com

90 N. First Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 800-600-3033

Free shop at home service!

JASON CAWLEY, PITTSTON

Local & long distance moves. Residential, Offices & Institutional moves. (570) 299-7852 jcawleymoving@yahoo.com

Tuesday, December 6 & 7

Complementary room, transportation & baggage handling. Food, Beverages & Snacks served on bus. $25 per person.

Al Lispi: 570-814-3137 or 570-823-9578

PLUMBING, HEATING & A/C

ATTENTION FLOOD VICTIMS Call Northeast Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning For all your needs. Licensed / Insured

570-499-3225

LET US HELP FIX WHAT IRENE AND LEE TOOK AWAY!! WE SPECIALIZE IN THE REPLACEMENT OF: • FURNACES & BOILERS • REGULAR & TANKLESS WATER HEATERS • ALL PLUMBING FIXTURES • BROKEN PIPES PA CONTRACTOR

LICENSE #PA003006

FLOORING

J. CAWLEY MOVING, LLC

Overnight Junket to Atlantic City’s Golden Nugget!

Locally Owned & Operated Since 1987

• Windows • Siding • Enclosures • Fiberglass Doors

FREE ESTIMATES

CONCRETE & MASONRY

MOVING

TRAVEL

ELECTRICAL

CONSTRUCTION

POWER WASHING

BEE CLEAN

Power Wash & Landscaping Gutter Cleaning • Snow Removal Firewood & More

457-1840

KITCHEN & BATHROOM CONTRACTOR

COUNTER TOPS Plus FULL SERVICE

KITCHEN AND BATHROOM CONTRACTOR • • • •

Tile/Hardwood Floors Kitchen Cabinets Interior Woodwork Closet Systems

• Countertop Replacements • Storage Unit • Custom Built In

For All Your Interior Home Improvement Needs

570.693.4350 570.371.9917

PA CONTRACTOR 055641

ROOFING

member Northeastern & Central PA

PREFERRED CONTRACTOR SINCE 1976

SMITH & MILLER ROOFING, INC.

• Flat Roofs • Shingles • Siding • Replacement Windows Free Estimates - Licensed & Insured WORKMANSHIP GUARANTEED ROBERT SMITH, WEST PITTSTON

655-6710

HIC# PA-005521


The Pittston Dispatch 11-27-2011