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Obscure law could Not making a connection aid police Meanwhile, Luzerne County’s DA eyes seeking an injunction like Lackawanna County’s against the substance in Scranton. By EDWARD LEWIS

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3:24 KINGSTON – There might be a little-known law p.m. that may result in people getting charged for using bath salts. While police agencies are dealing with ancillary crimes of bath salts users, such as disorderly conduct, Kingston police successfully secured a conviction when a man pleaded guilty to illegally using solvents or noxious substances. A review of court records show it appears to be the first bath salts conviction in Luzerne County. Meanwhile, Luzerne County District Attorney Jacqueline Musto Carroll said Thursday she is exploring a petition that would seek a court injunction to ban the sale of bath salts by retailers, similar to a court injunction imposed in Lackawanna County on Wednesday. “I’m reaching out to police chiefs to provide us See SALTS, Page 7A


This sign notifying motorists of the city’s ordinance banning cell phone use while driving is located at Old River Road and Carey Avenue. Above, drivers, including city zoning officer Frank Kratz, right, use their phones while driving.

Law on books, but enforcement is open question By BILL O’BOYLE

WILKES-BARRE – It’s been almost a year since City Council approved an ordinance that bans the use of cell phones while driving. So how many citations have been issued? “I really don’t know,” said Kathy Kane, chairwoman of council and the person who pushed for the ordinance. “I can’t get any answers on that. Nobody gives me any answers. I

don’t think we’ve cited anybody. It seems to me that more and more people are using their cell phones and driving, so I don’t think we are enforcing it.” Kane has been leading the effort to convince legislators to enact a statewide law addressing the issue. She said she has read a lot of statistics that show a high incidence of accidents caused by talking or texting on cell phones while driving. “I’ve noticed more people aren’t

It’s no April Fool’s joke, folks; here’s our latest snowstorm

The Spring Equinox occurred on March 20 and two days later a Apologies to Stephen Sond- storm moved through, dumping heim, but it’s time to send in the 10 inches in Pittston. “We have some of our biggest plows. storms in March and April,” he It’s April and still snowing. An early spring storm moving said. “It’s not uncommon.” The low pressure off the coast up the East Coast is the cause of didn’t turn out to the latest, but maybe not last, snowfall for S E N D U S Y O U R be as strong as iniexpected, Northeastern Penn- P H O T O G R A P H S tially said Brady, sparing sylvania. Luckily, the heavi- Readers who woke up the region a repeat to snow can submit est accumulations are photos to timesleader- of March 22. The first phase expectedtobefarther .com. Click on “news” north and east. at the top of the home of the storm was forecast as a mix of Still the National page; then submit rain and wet snow Weather Service fore- your photo. Thursday night. It cast between 2 and 4 was expected to inches of heavy, wet snow for the Wilkes-Barre area. change to all snow early this Higher elevations could see morning and back to rain this afmore, said Ray Brady, a meteorol- ternoon. The morning commute could ogist with the NWS in Binghambe messy, and the Pennsylvania ton, N.Y. It’s not as if the weather chang- Department of Transportation es immediately from one season to another, Brady pointed out. See STORM, Page 7A By JERRY LYNOTT

“You can see it every day – people run through red lights, through stop signs because they aren’t paying attention to driving.” Kathy Kane W-B council chairwoman

paying attention to driving,” Kane The city’s ordinance calls for a fine said. “You can see it every day – peo- of no less that $75 upon conviction of ple run through red lights, through the summary offense. As far stop signs because they aren’t paying attention to driving.” See BAN, Page 12A

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WEATHER Sophie Wilkin A mix of rain and snow. High 43. Low 30. Details, Page 10B


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Casey out to fix Depot pay scale By JONATHAN RISKIND Times Leader Washington Bureau

WASHINGTON – Promises made should be promises kept when it comes to fair pay for employees of the Tobyhanna Army Depot, said Sen. Bob Casey, DScranton. Casey But the Obama administration has so far failed to enact a recommended change to the wage system at Tobyhanna to fix a salary disparity that costs many of the depot’s workers thousands of dollars in lost pay annually, Casey said. Tobyhanna is the largest, full-service electronSee DEPOT , Page 12A

Haggerty: I have ‘proven record of reform’ Kingston mayor, home rule JIM HAGGERTY transition committee member Age: 45 Education: Graduate of Wyoming running for county judge. By SHEENA DELAZIO

WILKES-BARRE – Jim Haggerty has served Luzerne County in several capacities through the years. Currently, he is Kingston mayor and one of the county’s home rule transition committee members. The 45-year-old attorney is now vying for an open seat on the Court of Common Pleas. He told The Times Leader’s endorsement board that his experience has prepared him to serve as judge. “I think I’ve been a very good steward of taxpayer money,” Haggerty said. “The law is my career. It would be a tremendous honor to be a judge in our county.”

Valley West High School; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, bachelor of science in management science; and Georgetown University of Law Center Law experience: Previously worked as a litigation attorney for a Boston firm, as associate general counsel for various business and real estate holdings for Jewelcor Companies, and a private practice attorney in general law from 1995 to present Community affiliations: Board member, Hoyt Library, Kingston Family: single; son of James and Judy Haggerty

Haggerty became mayor of Kingston in 1998, and has also run his private law practice in Kingston for more than 20 years. In 2009, Haggerty was elected to serve on the county government study commission to draft a home rule charter; in February, he stepped down as chairman of the transition committee, which


Jim Haggerty, candidate for judge in Luzerne County.

was put in place to assist the new home rule and county council government that will take effect in 2012. He also ran for state Senate in the 20th District in an attempt to unseat longtime lawmaker Lisa Baker. “I’m a candidate with a proven See HAGGERTY, Page 12A




POLICE BLOTTER WILKES-BARRE – City police reported the following: • Police said Luis Feliciano, 26, no address provided, was captured on an arrest warrant in the area of 46 S. Main St. on Tuesday. A search revealed two syringes and heroin, police said. • A man was arraigned Thursday on charges he was carrying a handgun with an altered serial number. Nathaniel Miller, 22, of Kingston, was charged with illegal possession of a firearm and firearms not to be carried without a license. He was jailed at the county prison for lack of $2,000 bail. Police allege Miller was in possession of a 9mm handgun with an altered serial number during a traffic stop on South Wilkes-Barre Boulevard, according to a police news release. • Police said a television and a video game system were stolen Thursday during a home burglary on South Grant Street. • Virgil Argenta said on Thursday that walls, a sink and toilet were damaged inside his property on North Main Street. • Andrew Verdekal, 51, of Hazle Avenue, was charged with public drunkenness after police Thursday said they found him intoxicated on Brown Street. • Michael Hughes, 37, of South Empire Street, will be charged with criminal mischief and harassment for allegedly throwing a rock through the rear window of a Jeep owned by Daniel Missal of East Northampton Street on Wednesday. • Deborah Ann Cunningham, 44, of Ridge Road, Benton, was caught after a foot chase on Jones Street Wednesday night, police said. She was arraigned in Wilkes-Barre Central Court on charges of flight to avoid apprehension, driving with a suspended license and a traffic violation. She was released on $3,000 unsecured bail. Police alleged Cunningham identified herself using another name. She ran away from an officer who later learned she was wanted in Lycoming County on a forgery charge, and by the Luzerne County Sheriff’s

Department on a drug charge, according to the criminal complaint. • Shelley Bull, of East Bennett Street, Kingston, said Wednesday she was struck in the face by an unknown man in the area of South Main and East Northampton streets. • John Longfoot, of North Sherman Street, said Wednesday that a tail light was damaged on his vehicle while it was parked on Madison Street. • Elaine Reynolds, of Bank Street, said Monday that her wallet was removed from a business on Hanover Street. • Stacey Kittrick, of McLean Street, said Wednesday that her purse was taken from her residence. • Ernest Zalaffi, 40, of York Avenue, Avoca, was charged with retail theft after allegedly stealing towels from the Family Dollar Store on South Main Street on Monday night. He fled the store, but was apprehended nearby, police said. • Lawrence Harvey, 39, of Logan Street, was charged with retail theft after allegedly attempting to leave Schiel’s Market on Hanover Street without paying for groceries Wednesday afternoon. Harvey was detained by store security personnel until police arrived. • Matthew Perehnec, 25, of North Washington Street, will be charged with harassment for allegedly grabbing Cortney O’Brien of North Lehigh Street, Trucksville on Monday afternoon.

March 30, 2011 aomi J. McCormick, 73, of Mt. N Penn, Pa., passed away in the Manorcare Laureldale Wednesday,

County; as well as six grandchildren, Alex McCormick, Corrinne McCormick, Joshua Hoffa, Tyler McCormick, Kobi Kolodziejski and Lucas Kolodziejski. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the Auman’s Inc., Funeral Home, 390 W. Neversink Road, Reiffton, Pa. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Park, Pottstown, Pa. A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home.

Angelina Cirillo March 30, 2011 ngelina Cirillo, 87, of Kingston, A died Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at the Laurels Health and Rehabilitation Center, Kingston, where she had been a guest for the past two years. She was a daughter of the late Nicholas and Filaminna Gatto Cirillo. She attended schools in New York City, N.Y. Angelina was an accomplished artist and was self employed for many years. She was an avid animal lover and loved her pets. She was a member of Holy Name/Saint Mary’s Parish Community, Swoyersville. Angelina had resided on Third Avenue in Kingston for over 25 years. Previously, she had resided in Queens, New York City. Preceding her in death were her sister, Anna Cirillo; and brothers, Joseph and Gregory Cirillo. Surviving are her niece, Celeste Cirillo, Brooklyn, N.Y.; her nephew, Nicholas Cirillo, Brooklyn, N.Y.; and cousins, Angelia Monteleone, Ocala, Fla., and Gaetano Monteleone, Yardley, Pa. Funeral service will be held at 10 More Obituaries, Page 8A

HANOVER TWP. – Police on Thursday said they arrested Richard Chamberlain, 36, of Willow Street, on drug charges and confiscated 390 bags of heroin with a street value of $9,750. Chamberlain sold 40 bags of heroin stamped “Starbucks” to an undercover officer on Greenwalt Street and was taken into custody, police said. Police said they found an additional 350 bags in his apartment on Willow Street. Chamberlain was charged with delivery of a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.

PLAINS TWP. – Township police said Michael Tatulli, 18, of Moosic, and a 17-year-old boy from Scranton were charged with criminal mischief and trespass for allegedly entering the former Valley Crest nursing home on Saturday afternoon. Police said they responded to a report of two suspicious males in the area around 1:30 p.m. Police said the two males HANOVER TWP. – A Mounparked a car near the Timber tain Top woman was injured Ridge nursing facility and walkwhen she lost control of her vehicle in the southbound lanes ed through the woods toward of state Route 309 on Thursday Valley Crest. Police saw footprints in the snow and noticed a morning. broken window. Tatulli was seen Annette Harcharufka told police her 1988 Lincoln Towncar jumping from a window and either dropping or throwing pulled to the right causing the down some type of handgun, vehicle to hit a rock embankpolice said. He was taken into ment and roll over, police said. custody along with the juvenile Harcharufka was taken to Geisinger Wyoming Valley Med- who also had a BB pistol, police ical Center, Plains Township, for said. Tatulli was arraigned by Disminor injuries. trict Judge Diana Malast and released on his own recogniBUTLER TWP. – Township zance. The juvenile will be petpolice are investigating a hititioned to juvenile court, police and-run crash on North Hunter Highway on Thursday morning. said.

Naomi J. McCormick

March 30 2011. She is survived by her husband, Francis C. McCormick Sr. Born in Wapwallopen on September 18, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Emery and Cora (Swank) Hauze. Naomi was employed by Stanley G. Flagg in Stowe, Pa., as a grinder working until their closing. She attended Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church. Naomi was preceded in death by two siblings, Donald Hauze and Dorothy Hauze; and a daughter, Dorothy McCormick. In addition to her husband, Naomi is survived by a son, Francis C. McCormick Jr., of Exeter; three daughters, Ramona M. McCormick and her partner, Anand Velinker, of Reading, Pa., Susan R. and her husband, William Shapiro, of Anaheim, Calif., and Gwynne C. and her husband, James Kolodziejski, of Muhlenberg, Pa.; two brothers, Willard Hauze and Hugh Hauze of Luzerne

Steve Floyd, of Clarks Summit, operating a Chevrolet cargo van, told police he was traveling south on North Hunter Highway and was struck by a small, darkcolored vehicle at about 6:30 a.m. Police said the small vehicle should have damage to its front end. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Butler Township police at 788-4111.

a.m. Saturday from the Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, with the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in Holy Name/Saint Mary’s Church, Swoyersville. The interment will be in Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home Saturday morning. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to the SPCA of Luzerne County, 524 E. Main St., Fox Hill Road, WilkesBarre, PA 18702.

Author Rushdie to speak at Wilkes Sir Salman Rushdie, internationally acclaimed author of 10 novels, short stories and works of non-fiction, will speak at free lecture on April 19 at Wilkes University. He will deliver the lecture, “Public Events, Private Lives: Literature and Politics in the Modern World,” at 6 p.m. in the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center. The event is open to the public and is presented by the school’s English Department with funding from the Allan Hamilton Dickson Fund.

Airport backs plan for connector road

The bi-county board approves sending a request to federal authorities. By ANDREW M. SEDER

PITTSTON TWP. – After sitting on the tarmac for two decades, a plan for an .85-mile road through Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport property connecting several industrial parks to Interstate 81 has been given permission to move to the runway. The plan can’t take flight just yet, however, as it still needs approval from the Federal Aviation Administration. At a special meeting of the bicounty airport board on Thursday, the board voted 5-0 to send an application for an easement to the FAA. The action came after numerous months of requests and presentations by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and other officials who sought the approval. Time after time the board – made up of the commissioners from Lackawanna and Luzerne counties – voiced concerns about the project and a perceived lack of benefit for the airport. Chief among the concerns was that by building the connector road, it would entice traffic to head through the airport’s property to get to I-81, especially trucks going to and from the multiple industrial parks in Jenkins and Pittston townships. Economic development officials from the Greater Pittston Chamber of Commerce and the industrial parks said the project

is needed for economic development, to which board members said they understood and supported that but were tasked with the well-being of the airport and its customers. What changed on Thursday were two things. One was details of work being done that would allow for traffic coming in and out of the CenterPoint Trade and Commerce Park to head to I-81 via Route 315 rather than using the connector road. The other was promise of support by state Rep. Mike Carroll for a turnpike interchange near the airport and support from Dupont and Jenkins Township to apply for grants for future road projects near the airport. Luzerne County Commissioner Steve Urban said those proposals helped sway him from the no side to the yes side. And he said he will expect results. He also noted that Thursday’s action is not the last step. “The vote (Thursday) was just to ask the FAA,” Urban said. Luzerne County Commissioner Maryanne Petrilla said she came to Thursday’s meeting expecting to hold further discussions on the project. But as the discussion went deeper, it became apparent there was enough support to take a vote, she said. Petrilla said the application made to the FAA should take into account the unanimous vote and the strong support from the local business community, PennDOT and the board. Airport Director Barry J. Centini cautioned that the FAA will ask the same questions the board has been, chiefly, “What is the benefit to the airport?”

W-B Area mulling pay freeze, cuts as $8M deficit looms The school board looks at possible personnel reduction by attrition or furlough.

By JANINE UNGVARSKY Times Leader Correspondent

WILKES-BARRE – The amount of the deficit was sobering and the possible ways of resolving it even more sobering when members of the WilkesBarre Area School Board met Thursday to discuss the 2011-12 budget. Board members Joseph Moran, Christine Katsock and Maryanne Toole met to gather general information about the budget situation, along with Superintendent Jeffrey Namey and Business Manager Leonard Przywara, who used a series of handouts to explain why the dis-

Bertha Stroka Holod March 31, 2011 ertha Stroka Holod, 90, died Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the B Golden Living Center, Tunkhan-


nock. She was married to Daniel Holod, who passed away on March 26, 2011. She was born on March 3, 1921, on the tranquil family farm in Sugar Hollow, and was a daughter of the late William and Victoria Mrockza Stroka. Bertha and Dan married on September 1, 1945. They had four children who lived in Tunkhannock all of their lives. She was a 1939 graduate of Tunkhannock High School and supported the World War II effort by moving to New York City, N.Y., where she Anthony and Leo Stroka; and one worked at Sperry Gyroscope mak- sister, Agnes Stroka Ambrutis. She is survived by her children, ing the navigation systems for bomKathryn and husband Bill Burnell, bers. Bertha was a full-time homemak- of Clarks Summit; Daniel W. and er and office manager of Holod wife Debra, of Tunkhannock; CharPlumbing and Heating, a business les and wife Pam, of Augusta, Ga.; that her husband, Dan, founded. and Douglas and wife Elizabeth, of She was a very talented cook, profi- Saint Paul, Minn.; six grandchildren cient seamstress, artist, writer, and and several step-grandchildren; as gardener. Bertha loved her Polish well as many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at heritage, spoke Polish and traveled to Poland to meet some of her fam- 10:30 a.m. Saturday from the Shelily. She was also very devoted to her don-Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. church, The Church of the Nativity Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with a BVM Tunkhannock, and its Altar Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of the Nativity BVM at 11 and Rosary Society. She was active in the Tunkhan- a.m. Interment will be in Sunnyside nock Women’s Club, Tyler Memo- Cemetery, Tunkhannock. Friends rial Hospital Auxiliary, and enjoyed may call at the funeral home from 9 playing golf, bowling, hiking, and to 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning. Memorial contributions may be fishing, and loved to dance the polka. She enjoyed traveling with her made to the Church of the Nativity husband, Dan, on road trips across BVM Tunkhannock; or to a charity the country, Alaska, and many trips of their choice. Online condolences may be sent to Florida. Bertha was preceded in death by to the family at www.sheldonkufive brothers, John, George, Joseph,

trict is facing a potential $7.9 million deficit. Namey said he has already begun discussions with administrators looking for ways to trim expenses and is considering a pay freeze as suggested by the governor, as well as cutting supply budgets to the bone and even eliminating staff positions by attrition or furlough. A combination of expected and unexpected changes to the proposed state budget account for a large share of the deficit, Przywara said. District officials did know the district could lose nearly $3 million in state funding that was essentially a passthrough of federal stimulus dollars, he said, but was not anticipating losing more than $972,000 in reimbursement for charter school expenses or another $913,693 in accountability block grants that the district used to start the full-day kindergarten program. Also slashed from the state budget was almost $30,000 in funding for dual enrollment, which allows high school students to take college courses. All told, the proposed cuts in funding would cost the district $4.2 million. In addition, Przywara said, the recently completed property tax reassessments reduced the assessed value of properties in the district by a total of $21.3 million, costing the district $283,558 in lost tax revenue. The district has also received a memo stating the cost for employee health insurance will increase by 17 percent next year, Przywara said. He’s also estimated that a provision of the new federal health care law that requires employers to cover adult children up to age 26 on their parents’ policies will cost the district $300,000, bringing the total estimated increase for health care to $2.2 million. Added to an estimated increase of $1.2 million for contracted salaries, the total gap in the preliminary budget is $7,926,391, Przywara said. The district will formally bring the matter to the collective bargaining unit at an April 7 meeting, he said, and he is hopeful that staff will come to see the hard choices the district is facing. The board agreed to hold another budget discussion open to the public within two to three weeks.

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City no longer allowed to let civilians monitor security camera system

State upholds W-B cop grievance


WILKES-BARRE – The Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board has determined Wilkes-Barre committed an unfair labor practice when it assigned civilians to monitor a camera system designed to capture criminal activity. The ruling, issued March 25 by a hearing examiner, orders the city to immediately remove civilians employed by Legion Security from the video monitoring rooms and to return the duty of monitoring the cameras exclusively to police officers. The decision prompted Hawkeye Security Systems, the nonprofit company formed to handle the camera system, to suspend its contract with Legion Security on Wednesday, said Trent

mitted an unfair labor Miller, president of the The union argued the city practice because, by security firm. Legion had committed an unfair allowing civilians to was set to be paid monitor the cameras, $131,000 in 2011, Miller labor practice because, by allowing civilians to monitor it was taking away said. work from police offiThe city has until the cameras, it was taking cers. April 14 to decide away work from police offiAfter the grievance whether to appeal the was filed, the city aldecision, Mayor Tom cers. tered its policy on Leighton said in a press Feb. 15, 2010, by starelease. He did not intioning one police officer in the mondicate whether it will do so. The ruling resolves a complaint the itoring room. One Legion Security police union filed in December 2009 guard was also present, but the sole that challenged the city’s decision to duty was to provide technical support, allow Hawkeye to hire Legion to mon- such as fixing downed cameras, and itor the $2.1 million surveillance sys- not to monitor the cameras. The city believed that resolved the tem, which became operational in Nounion’s complaint pending the ruling vember 2009. The union argued the city had com- on the grievance, but the union didn’t

see it that way. It alleged the new policy also was an unfair practice because the Legion employees, who were in the monitoring room, would occasionally alert the officer if they happened to notice suspicious activity on a camera. Jack Marino, the PLRB hearing officer, sided with the police on both issues. In his opinion, Marino said there was no question that the city had allowed Legion employees to assume surveillance duties from November 2009 up till Feb. 15, 2010, without attempting to bargain with the union regarding the matter. That constituted an unfair labor practice, he said. See CAMERAS, Page 7A

Mark II restaurant on Kidder Street razed


The Mark II Family Restaurant on Kidder Street in Wilkes-Barre was demolished Thursday. The business closed in 2006. The Mark II restaurants in Wilkes-Barre Township and Dallas closed in 2008 after filing for bankruptcy. The restaurant in Edwardsville closed in 2007.

Dallas asbestos removal set

Court won’t reconsider Lokuta plea

School district confirms procedure for soon-to-be-razed high school; letters to parents stress safety.

Pa. Supreme Court denies ousted judge’s request to change its decision upholding her removal. By TERRIE MORGAN-BESECKER

The state Supreme Court has denied former Luzerne County Judge Ann Lokuta’s request to reconsider its decision that upheld her removal from the bench. The high court issued a one-sentence order on Wednesday denying the request. It did not file an opinion detailing its reasons. Lokuta had asked Lokuta the court to reconsider its Jan. 14 decision that upheld the state Court of Judicial Discipline’s Dec. 9, 2008, ruling that ended her 17-year judicial career. In a motion filed in January, Lokuta’s attorneys, George Michak and Ronald See LOKUTA, Page 7A


DALLAS TWP. – Dallas School District is sending letters to parents in response to growing rumors that asbestos will be removed from the soon-tobe-razed high school before classes end in June. The letter confirms what teachers have known for days – that exterior cement panels containing asbestos will be removed in the waning weeks of May – but stresses the procedure and the panels are safe. For starters, the letter notes, the work will be done only after school and on weekends, and strictly outside. All vents or windows will be sealed before any nearby work starts. The district will also vacuum the vents before and after work, and monitor for asbestos “constantly,” said Ted Corbett, senior projects manager at TCI environmental services, a firm hired by the district to make sure all environmental work meets legal mandates. “I have two children in that school,” Corbett said, stressing the district has


Dallas Buildings/Grounds head Mark Kraynak points to concrete panels that contain asbestos at the current high school, set for demolition this summer.

gone “above and beyond” in assuring public safety. The panels in question are decorative, not structural. They line the underside of eaves that gird the building. While they are concrete, the concrete contains asbestos, a naturally occurring material that can cause serious health problems if broken into fine particles and inhaled, though the risk is higher with prolonged exposure. The panels were installed prior to

government regulation of asbestos, which had often been used in construction materials to increase “durability and weather resistance,” Corbett said, and as a fire retardant. The asbestos in the panels is “nonfriable,” meaning it is locked into the concrete and not easily broken into small enough particles to pose any risk. Corbett said the only way the panSee ASBESTOS , Page 7A

Parties not endorsing for county council

County Dem and GOP groups will focus on educating voters about the candidates for new political body. By JENNIFER LEARN-ANDES

Luzerne County’s Democratic and Republican parties won’t be endorsing county council candidates for the May 17 primary, according to the chairpersons of both parties. Instead, both parties are focusing on educating voters about the candidates. The county’s Republican organization will soon publicly release a voter guide showing the 16 Republican council contenders’ responses to a series of questions about their experiences and stances on county government, said party Chairman Terry Casey. “We think it’s important that people understand the qualifications and intentions of those running for those seats,” Casey said. The Democrats will hold a public forum on April 11 that will allow the 33 Democratic council contenders to briefly speak about their backgrounds and positions on county government, said party Chairwoman Kathy Kane. “It will give everybody a chance to at least get a snapshot of who they are,” Kane said, noting she will soon announce the forum time and location. Because of the number of candidates, each will have about two minutes, she said. Neither political party is endorsing a slate in the race for six county Court of Common Pleas judicial seats. Sixteen candidates – four Republicans and 12 Democrats – have crossfiled to run on both party tickets in the primary. The 12 Democratic judicial candidates will be invited to speak at the April 11 forum, Kane said. Casey expects most Republicans will support the party’s four judicial contenders along with two Democrats of their individual preference. The four Republican judicial candidates are Joseph F. Saporito Jr., Dick Hughes, James L. McMonagle and Jim Haggerty. The Democratic executive committee decided to endorse only one candidate in the primary – Jackie Musto Carroll for district attorney – because she is an incumbent and has no opposition, Kane said. Kane and Casey said their parties will rally behind the contenders who survive the primary. In the county council race, voters from each political party will choose 11 candidates to advance to the November general. Those 22 will then compete for the 11 council seats. Independent and third-party candidates may also get on the ballot after the primary if they secure nearly 1,000 nomination signatures. The chosen 11 will take office in January and oversee the county’s historic switch to a home rule government system.

After ruling, agency will scale back veterans project, attorney says By TERRIE MORGAN-BESECKER

EDWARDSVILLE – Catholic Social Services has lost a court challenge of a ruling that denied a zoning variance for a veterans housing complex at the former St. Hedwig’s Church property, but the decision won’t scuttle the project, an attorney for the agency said. The state Commonwealth Court on Thursday said the Edwardsville Zoning Board acted properly when it denied the variance for the proposed complex,

which straddles land located in Edwardsville and Kingston. The ruling means CSS cannot build on any portion of the complex on property that is located in Edwardsville. It is permitted to build on the land that is located in Kingston, which approved the project in 2009, said Jamie Hailstone, attorney for the CSS. Hailstone said CSS had initially planned to build a 30-unit complex, but the court ruling means it will now have to be reduced to 14 units, all of which will be located in Kingston. “We’re still going ahead with

the project, just on a smaller scale,” Hailstone said. The proposed project would cater to war veterans, including some with disabilities, and their families. It generated controversy among residents of Edwardsville, who expressed concerns at a zoning hearing in May 2009 that it would house persons with psychological and/or substance abuse problems. The Edwardsville zoning board denied the request for a variance, which was required because multi-family units are not permitted in a residential dis-

trict. The board determined CSS had failed to meet the requirements for a variance, which state the applicant must show it would suffer an unnecessary hardship. CSS appealed that ruling to Luzerne County Court, which upheld the board’s decision. The agency then appealed to Commonwealth Court. In its ruling, the Commonwealth Court agreed that CSS had not met the standard set for obtaining a variance. The court noted that to establish a hardship the applicant must show there was no other use for the property

or conforming the property to a permitted use would be cost-prohibitive. In this case, the court stated an official from CSS had testified the agency could locate the complex solely within Kingston, which does permit multi-family units in a residential district, but opted not to do so for “aesthetic reasons.” “An applicant seeking a variance must demonstrate that an unnecessary hardship will result in the variance is denied ... CSS clearly did not meet its burden,” the court said.





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Gadhafi loyalist quits job

The new blow to the Libyan regime comes a day after the foreign minister flees.

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TRIPOLI, Libya — Moammar Gadhafi struck a defiant stance Thursday after two high-profile defections from his regime, saying the Western leaders who have decimated his military with airstrikes should resign immediately. Gadhafi’s message was undercut by its delivery — a scroll across the bottom of

state TV as he remained out of sight. The White House said the strongman’s inner circle was clearly crumbling with the loss of Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa, who flew from Tunisia to England on Wednesday. Ali Abdessalam Treki, a former foreign minister and U.N. General Assembly president, announced his departure on several opposition websites the next day. Gadhafi attempted to appear undaunted, accusing the leaders of the countries attacking his forces of being “affected by power madness.” His government’s forces re-

Women shout as they wave pro-Gadhafi flags during a political demonstration in Benghazi, Libya, on Thursday.


took the town of Brega. The rebels said they were taking heart from the departures in Gadhafi’s inner circle. The U.S. has ruled out using ground troops in Libya but it is considering providing arms.

Defense Secretary Robert Gates, however, told Congress on Thursday the U.S. still knows little about the rebels, and that if anyone arms and trains them it should be some other country.



Civilian deaths to be probed a massive protest movement F acing demanding reform, Syria’s presi-

dent set up committees Thursday to look into the deaths of civilians during nearly two weeks of unrest and replacing decades-old emergency laws. The moves appear to be a carefully designed attempt by President Bashar Assad to head off massive protests planned for today while showing he will not be pressured to implement reform — instead, he will make changes at his own pace. On Wednesday, he dashed expectations that he would announce sweeping changes, instead blaming two weeks of popular fury on a foreign conspiracy during his first comments since the protests began.


Gov. will heed judge ruling Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s top aide said Thursday the administration will abide by a judge’s order to stop preparation to implement a divisive collective bargaining law. Department of Administration Secretary Mike Huebsch said Thursday the Republican governor’s administration still believes the law took effect when a state office posted online last week. But he says Walker will abide by Dane County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi’s ruling earlier Thursday that the law hadn’t taken effect. Sumi’s ruling came after Walker’s administration ignored a restraining order she issued earlier this week saying work on the law should stop while she considers a lawsuit challenging the statute’s legitimacy.



Extra jobless aid dropped Thousands of people in Missouri who have been unemployed for more than a year soon will lose their jobless benefits, marking a significant victory for Republican fiscal hawks who are crusading against government spending. When eligibility ends Saturday, Missouri will become the only state to voluntarily quit a federal stimulus program that offers extended benefits. Michigan, Arkansas and Florida also recently took steps to cut back on money going to the unemployed, although they targeted state benefits instead. As a result, more than 34,000 unemployed residents in Missouri could miss out on $105 million in benefits over the next nine months. Unlike some other stimulus programs, Missouri’s unclaimed money would not be redistributed by the federal government to other states. It simply would remain unspent. NEW YORK

Oil highest since 2008 The price of oil rose to a 30-month high on Thursday as fighters loyal to Moammar Gadhafi pushed back rebels from key areas in eastern Libya. Benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude rose $2.45, more than 2 percent, to settle at $106.72 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. At one point it hit $106.83, the highest it’s been since September, 2008. In London, Brent crude rose $2.25 to settle at $117.20 per barrel. Energy traders worry that unrest will spread across the region to disrupt shipments from OPEC countries like Saudi Arabia and Iran. Gasoline prices continue to rise along with the price of oil. The national average on Thursday hit $3.606 for a gallon of regular, according to AAA, Wright Express and Oil Price Information Service.


netime vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro was remembered as a political trailblazer and a devoted mother and friend Thursday at a funeral that drew dignitaries including former President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi. Ferraro made history as the first woman to serve on a major party ticket when Democrat Walter Mondale chose her as his running mate in 1984. She died Saturday of multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer. She was 75. Hundreds of mourners packed the Church of St. Vincent Ferrer in midtown Manhattan for a funeral Mass that featured nine eulogies. Above, pallbearers carry her casket. At left, Mondale enters the church.

Japan seeks outside nuke help

French, American and international experts — even a robot — are either in Japan or on their way. The Associated Press

TOKYO, Japan — Japan is increasingly turning to other countries for help as it struggles to stabilize its tsunami-stricken nuclear plant and stop radiation leaks that are complicating efforts to recover the bodies of some of the thousands swept away by the towering wave. French, American and international

experts — even a robot — are either in Japan or on their way, and French President Nicholas Sarkozy visited Tokyo on Thursday to meet with the prime minister and show solidarity. Workers are racing to find the source of contaminated water that has been pooling in the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant since the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. “The amount of water is enormous, and we need any wisdom available,” said nuclear safety agency spokesman Hidehiko Nishiyama. A spokesman for plant operator Tokyo

Electric Power Co. said Thursday that radioactive contamination in groundwater 15 yards under one of six reactors there had been measured at 10,000 times the government standard. It was the first time the utility has released statistics for groundwater near the plant. Traces of radioactive Iodine-131 were found in milk in California and Washington, according to federal and state authorities who are monitoring for contamination. But the officials say the levels are still 5,000 times below levels of concern and do not represent a public health threat.


Tea party protests deal on spending

A tentative deal would result in cuts of about $33 billion, half of what House wants. By LISA MASCARO and KATHLEEN HENNESSEY Tribune Washington Bureau

WASHINGTON — Budget talks continued Thursday on a compromise that would avoid a federal government shutdown, even as "tea party" protesters gathered outside the Capitol to urge Republicans not to stray from the $61 billion in cuts already approved by the House. A tentative deal would result in cuts of about half that — $33 billion in cutbacks in one of the largest one-time reductions in domestic government programs. But House Speaker John Boehner insisted Thursday that Republicans had not agreed to that level of reductions. He said the GOP was holding out for the House-passed bill that included dozens of such politically divisive policy priorities as defunding The Tea Party Planned Parent- Patriots conhood and gut- verged on ting the Environmental Pro- Capitol Hill, tection Agency. telling memThat bill died in bers of Cona Senate vote. gress that it "We’re going to continue to would be fight for every- worth a shutthing that’s in down to it," Boehner, ROhio, said achieve the promised level Thursday. Pressure on of cuts. Republicans remains intense as conservatives view a compromise as a violation of the GOP’s fall campaign promise to cut spending by $100 billion. Republican leaders have argued that that has been fulfilled with the proposed $61 billion in cuts this year. Under gray skies, the influential conservative group Tea Party Patriots converged on Capitol Hill, telling members of Congress that it would be worth a shutdown to achieve the promised level of cuts. "Cut it or shut it," they cheered. Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., a conservative favorite of the smallgovernment activists, announced from the stage: "It’s time to pick a fight." Jenny Beth Martin, a co-founder of Tea Party Patriots, the group that organized the rally, said the House GOP must stand firm. "They can’t go lower than $61 billion," she said. "They’ve already compromised." White House spokesman Jay Carney on Thursday called the House measure "not viable," because it failed to clear the Senate. Carney suggested that Boehner and other Republican leaders wanted to avoid a shutdown and that the administration was optimistic about reaching an accord. "We do not have a deal," he cautioned. "But there is a target number from which the details can be worked out."

RadioShack owner says he won’t stop gun giveaway promo The Associated Press

HAMILTON, Mont. — A Montana RadioShack owner said he will continue to give away guns with satellite television subscriptions despite the corporation’s insistence he halt the promotion. Since October, Steve Strand has been offering a gift card for a $125

pistol or $115 shotgun and a free background check to customers who sign up for two-year Dish Network packages. Those not interested in the firearms can opt for a $50 pizza gift certificate. RadioShack Corp. officials called Strand on Tuesday and ordered him to pull the promotion.

“RadioShack has taken the position that we’re tarnishing their brand image with the promotion,” he said. “I don’t think this is a negative impact. I don’t think they understand the way of life in Montana.” AP PHOTO RadioShack Corp. has stated that Strand’s offer does not follow the cor- Steve Strand, the owner of the RadioShack in Hamilton, Mont. poration’s marketing practices.

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Dr. Andrew Chichura, superintendent of Mountain View School District, Rosemary Boland, president of Scranton Federation of Teachers, and Alan Hall, Blue Ridge School Board president, each expressed opposition to Senate Bill 1.

School voucher pros, cons debated Democratic Policy Committee hearing addresses public funding of private schools.

“The voucher system is going to take more funds from the public schools. The proponents say that it’s not going to, but there’s only one pot of money,” he said. Opponents seek the addition of By CHRISTOPHER J. HUGHES accountability standards in vate schools to the current lanSCRANTON – Public and paro- guage in S.B. 1. In separate testimony, REACH chial schools had their say on proposed legislation before the state Foundation Executive Board Senate regarding school vouchers Member and KCEA Executive Diduring a Democratic Policy Com- rector the Rev. Theodore Clater mittee hearing Thursday at Mary- said religious schools build “much more of a community-based famwood University. Officials from the Scranton, ily environment.” Clater also called the Blue Ridge and Mounaccountability to parents tain View districts along U P N E X T a more “true accountabilwith representatives of ity” than reporting facts the Scranton Hebrew Another hearing on school Day School, Keystone vouchers is set and figures to a governChristian Education As- for April 7 at 10 ment entity. Diocese of Scranton sociation and the Dio- a.m. at the Secretary for Catholic cese of Scranton ad- Pennsylvania Schools and Superindressed their polar takes Capitol Building, Harrisburg. tendent Kathleen Hanon Senate Bill 1. lon said there are often About 50 percent of misconceptions about students in Scranton will become eligible for the opportuni- the exclusivity of private, Catholic ty scholarships in their third year schools. “Our families, contrary to popif the bill is enacted, according to Scranton Federation of Teachers ular belief, represent the society in which we all live and have the President Rosemary Boland. She said the bill, as written, will challenges which we all face,” she not prohibit private schools from said. She said private schools also choosing their students from a field of applicants while the public regularly accept students with system would continue to accept physical or mental disabilities. Legislators like Rep. James Roeall students. “The plain fact is that unless the buck, Jr. said the differentiation child is well-behaved, belongs to between public dollars and prithe ‘right’ social class or religion, vate entities is the backbone of or has the right mix of intellectual, their struggle with the bill. Roebuck asked how can the creative, and athletic abilities, that child may not be chosen to at- state take public dollars to serve tend said private school,” Boland the continuation of a private education that may reinforce religious said. Redistributing public dollars in- values. “The question is how we can to private education will cause challenges to districts across the help you without destroying the commonwealth, said Mountain system that we have before us,” View School District Superintend- Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Nanticoke, added. ent Dr. Andrew Chichura.

Marino remarks stir heat, but he sees no problem The local congressman had expressed concern over possible U.S. escalation. By MATT HUGHES

U.S. Rep. Tom Marino has come under fire for comments he made earlier this week regarding the U.S. launching missiles into Libya. A story on Thursday’s online edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer labeled Marino a “geography dunce” for comments he made to another newspaper earlier in the week, alleging Marino did not realize Libya is an African nation. Marino spoke about President Obama’s policy in Libya and said Congress was not consulted before air cover and missile strikes were launched. Marino reportedly stated that “the bottom line is I wish the president would have told us, talked to Congress about what is the plan. Is there a plan? Is the mission to take Gadhafi out?” “Where does it stop?” he continued. “Do we go into Africa next? I don’t want to sound callous or cold, but this could go on indefinitely around the world.” Inquirer writer Thomas Fitzgerald quipped Thursday that “Libya, of course, is in Africa.

D’Oh!” Marino’s spokeswoman Renita Fennick said Thursday the congressman was quoted correctly, but readMarino ers, including those at the Inquirer, apparently misunderstood his comment. There are no U.S. soldiers on the ground fighting in Africa, Fennick said, and Marino wants to keep it that way. “We are not in Africa. There were missile strikes, but many of those missiles were launched from Missouri,” Fennick said. “The congressman’s position is that we don’t want to go into Africa, (but) a few days of missile strikes does not put us on a continent.” Fennick said Marino’s office was “baffled” about how the quote could have been misunderstood.

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with information on places where bath salts are being sold,” Musto Carroll said. “We may concentrate on one municipality or take it a big step forward and go countywide. We’re exploring the possibilities right now.” Three Lackawanna County judges on The state Wednesday granted an inHouse of junction that Representabanned six tives on Mon- Scranton busiday is sched- nesses from selling bath uled to vote salts. The six on legislation businesses that would were targeted ban certain in a petition filed by Lackachemicals wanna County used in the District Attormanufacture ney Andrew of bath salts. Jarbola after the retailers did not voluntarily remove bath salts from shelves. Musto Carroll said she had a discussion with Jarbola on Thursday. “What we hope to accomplish is similar to what the district attorney did in Lackawanna County,” Musto Carroll said. “What

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Santora, argued Lokuta had been wrongly prohibited from presenting evidence at a second hearing that was called to re-examine her case in light of the Luzerne County corruption probe. The attorneys also claimed the high court erred in upholding the disciplinary court’s finding that attorney Richard

The sale of illegal use of certain solvents and noxious substances law says: “No person shall, for the purpose of causing a condition of intoxication, inebriation, excitement, stupefaction, or the dulling of his brain or nervous system, intentionally smell or inhale the

U . S . R E P. L O U B A R L E T T A C O S P O N S O R S B I L L T O B A N B AT H S A LT S , O T H E R S Y N T H E T I C S U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Hazleton, signed on as a cosponsor of legislation that would ban so-called bath salts and other synthetic drug substitutes and classify them as controlled substances. H.R. 1254, or the Synthetic Drug Control Act, was introduced Wednesday. It would ban the compounds used in synthetic drugs that are sold as bath salts or plant food. It also would include the drugs among those listed by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration as Schedule 1 substances that have no legitimate medical use such as heroin and marijuana. The bill gives the DEA more authority to temporarily ban so-

this will do is give prosecutors a basis to charge retailers with distributing the products under the nuisance laws until the state legislature can put something into place.” The state House of Representatives on Monday is scheduled to vote on legislation that would

Sprague, a member of the panel that presided over her misconduct trial, was not obligated to recuse himself based on his prior representation of Robert Powell, a key figure in the corruption probe. The ruling leaves Lokuta only one option – an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court – in seeking to regain her seat. Michak said he had not spoken to Lokuta on Thursday, but believes she intends to file the appeal.

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els at the high school could become a threat would be to grind or sand them into powder. Still, he conceded, workers will be required to wear special suits and respirators under government regulations, but he noted those regulations also protect students and the public. Asbestos removal has been done in hospitals using the same procedures the district will use, and “You can’t evacuate a hospital.” The Dallas High School work will be done when no students are around and only outside. District Buildings and Grounds Supervisor Mark Kraynak said the contractors want to remove the panels before the last day of school – June 3 – because

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fumes from any noxious substance or substance containing a solvent having the property of releasing toxic vapors or fumes. “The law also prohibits the retail sale of any noxious substance or a solvent capable of releasing toxic vapors or fumes.”

called bath salts in the interest of public safety until the chemical can be proven harmful or lacks medicinal or industrial value. Once proven, the chemical should be banned permanently. Recent reports of erratic and violent actions committed by people under the influence of so-called bath salts have been shocking, said Barletta. “There is no question that synthetic drugs such as these bath salts pose a clear and present danger to the residents of Northeastern Pennsylvania, and these substances should be banned immediately,” he said.

ban certain chemicals used in the manufacture of bath salts. If it passes, the bill will be taken up in the state Senate. But police in Kingston charged Richard Gary Hartnett, 26, of Parsons, with a seldom-used crime of illegal use of certain solvents when he was found yelling on Da-

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Marino found the city continued to be in violation after February 2010 based on testimony by officers that Legion employees would sometimes adjust camera views and alert officers to activity, even though they had been instructed not to monitor the cameras. Miller said Thursday he found that part of the order to particularly “absurd.” “Our guys were there for tech-

they have a very tight schedule for the demolition of the building this summer. A new school on neighboring property is set to open next September, and the demolition work must be finished before then. Kraynak said the school board managed to get the construction of the new school and the demolition of the old one done at a substantial savings, and that keeping to the tight schedule ensures the cost won’t increase. Removal of the panels before the end of school is one of several efforts to keep the project on schedule. The letter being sent to parents notes that, “on or about May 9th, items will start being removed off hours and over weekends from within the school … in-

cluding but not limited to specific stets of student lockers, science and chemistry lab products” and surplus/stored non-essential supplies. Superintendent Frank Galicki said removal of the panels would occur only between 4 p.m. and 12:30 a.m., and on weekends. He said teachers had been recently told about it, and that he knew rumors had begun circulating. The letter is being sent out to all parents and posted on the district website to head off the growing rumors. “We want to be completely open about this,” Galicki said. “Anyone with any questions can call us.” The letter includes the administration phone number, 6747221.


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vis Street on Feb. 6. Hartnett was found with two containers of bath salts in his pockets, according to the criminal complaint. At a preliminary hearing on March 16, Hartnett pleaded guilty to the charge and was sentenced to six months probation. “It is one crime we found that we can charge people with,” Kingston police Chief James Keiper said. “We’ve had multiple incidents involving bath salts this year. Until the legislature makes bath salts illegal, we’ll continue to encounter this problem.” In the absence of a state law, police agencies are dealing with crimes associated with bath salts. Wilkes-Barre police said they arrested Kenneth Albelli, 37, of Dillon Street, late Wednesday afternoon when he was chasing after and yelling at passing cars on East Main Street. Police said he was under the influence of bath salts. It was the third time Albelli was arrested this week for causing disturbances on East Main Street, police said. Earlier this week, city police charged two Lackawanna County women with reckless endangerment while they were under the influence of bath salts while riding in a vehicle, according to charges filed.

nical support. They were not allowed to monitor the cameras,” Miller said. “If they saw a crime in progress, what is the moral human being to do? Not say anything because it’s a violation of a labor agreement?” Phil Myers, president of the police union, said he doesn’t fault the Legion employees from speaking up, but the fact remains they were doing the job of a police officer. “I guess they did what they felt was right. The fact is they shouldn’t have been there. They were doing a police officer’s job by


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7 N.Y. state tech workers win $319M Mega Millions jackpot By MARY ESCH Associated Press

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — An early morning phone call on a Saturday usually means one thing for the IT workers at the New York state Division of Housing and Community Renewal. "I said, ‘Great, the server’s down,’" said John Kutey, 54, of Green Island. Nope. Instead, he and six colleagues had hit the jackpot: $319 million in the multistate Mega Millions game’s fifth-largest prize in its history. "It still seems unreal to us," Kutey said Thursday at a news

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was prepared to send in the plows once again. Karen Dussinger, a spokeswoman for PennDOT’s District 4-0 office in Dunmore, said there is enough salt and anti-skid material on hand for this storm. The district is made up of Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming

just being there,” Myers said. Miller was also upset by statements made by police who said they saw Legion employees watching movies, sleeping, doing puzzles or reading magazines and newspapers while on duty. Miller acknowledged some employees did do that, but said he had no issue with that because their job was technical support, not to monitor the cameras. He said he was upset police raised that issue in their complaint given that he has personally seen police officers sleeping, reading books or texting while they

conference at state lottery headquarters in Schenectady. Each of the seven winners will collect a check for $19.1 million, after taxes. Some of their colleagues might be kicking themselves. Co-winner John Hilton, 57, of North Greenbush, said there are about a dozen workers in the information technology department who start playing the lottery at $2 per person when the jackpot hits $100 million. "We keep a checklist of who’s in and who’s out for any particular drawing," he said. This time, five names were crossed off the list when they declined to play. counties, and this time PennDOT has to treat each one differently, she said. “Ineveryoneofourcountiesit’s almost like a different storm,” said Dussinger. The valley cities won’t see as much snow as the higher elevations so she advised motorists to “mind the weather and mind the conditions.” For motorists who travel interstates 80, 81, 84 and 380 she advised them to call 511 for updated road conditions.

were supposed to be monitoring the cameras. “Sometimes they’re playing a computer game or watching a movie,” he said. “It’s something you try not to bring up . . . (but) I’m not going to have my guys run down in the press.” Told of Miller’s comments, Myers said he was not aware of any allegations officers were sleeping or otherwise not paying attention to the cameras. The PLRB order directs the city to remove the Legion guards immediately. It does not provide any monetary award for police officers. Ted Corbett, a senior project manager for TCI Environmental Services, discusses the safety precautions that will be used in the removal of exterior concrete panels containing asbestos at Dallas High School. TCI is monitoring all the environmental work in the construction of a new high school and the demolition of the current one.


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JEAN PIL, 75, of East Field Street, Alden, died Wednesday, March 30, 2011, in Guardian Elder Care Center, 147 Old Newport St., Nanticoke. Arrangements are pending from the Kielty-Moran Funeral Home Inc., 87 Washington Ave., Plymouth. CARMELLA MAZZA, 91, of Old Forge, died Thursday, March 31, 2011, at home. Born in Old Forge on April 19, 1919, she was a daughter of the late Luigi and Lorita Cerullo Prinzo. Preceding her in death were husband, Anthony Mazza; daughter, Philomena Mazza-Guadalupe; and brothers, Tullio and Louis Prinzo. Surviving are children, Louis Mazza, Lorita Armitage and Angela Mazza; brother, Julius Prinzo; grandchildren, Duane Armitage and Michael Mazza; and nieces and a nephew. Funeral services will be held at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday from the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge, with a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Old Forge. Interment will follow in Old Forge Cemetery. Relatives and friends may pay their respects from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. MICHAEL P. EVANS, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Thursday afternoon, March 31, 2011, at Riverstreet Manor, WilkesBarre. Funeral arrangements are pending from the Michael J. Mikelski Funeral Home, Plains Township. HELEN LUCZAK, formerly of Plymouth, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2011, at Mercy Center, Dallas. Funeral arrangements are pending from the Charles V. Sherbin Funeral Home, Hanover Township.





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nthony R. Dellarte, 91, of West Pittston, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at his home. He was born July 30, 1919, in Wyoming, a son of the late Joseph and Rose Coniglio Dellarte. Mr. Dellarte was self employed as a Barber in West Pittston for 75 years. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during World War II in the 75th Field Artillery in France, Germany, Scotland and Wales. He was awarded the World War II Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, and European African Middle Eastern Medal with 3 Bronze Stars. He was a former member of the V.F.W. Dupont. He was a member of Corpus Christi Parish, Immaculate Conception Church, West Pittston, and the Holy Name Society of the Church. Mr. Dellarte enjoyed music and was a former member of the Big Band Society of Wyoming Valley. He was also an avid Yankee Fan. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, the former Amelia DeGennano; and brothers, Andrew, Adam and Joseph Dellarte. Surviving are daughter Rose Marie Chesna and her husband, Joseph, Wyoming; son Anthony J. Dellarte and his wife, Diane, Edwardsville; grandchildren, Joseph Chesna, West Wyoming, Anthony Dellarte, Forty Fort, Nicole Biscotto, Dallas, Jeffrey Dellarte and Eric Dellarte, Edwardsville; six greatgrandchildren; as well as a sister, Rose Chiazza, Swoyersville. The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Monday Morning from the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston, with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, West Pittston. Entombment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday. In Lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to the American Heart Association, 613 Baltimore Dr., Ste. 3, West Pittston, PA 18702.

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arian Melnyk, 93, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital after suffering a heart attack. She had been a resident at Riverview Ridge Assisted Living in Wilkes-Barre since October. She was born August 1, 1917, the third youngest of 11 children born to George Jascur and Mary Benedict Jascur of Wilkes-Barre, who immigrated to the United States from the area then known as Austria-Hungary. She was educated at Sacred Heart Catholic School and Coughlin High School. A stay-at-home mom, she enjoyed a happy marriage of 70 years with her beloved husband, Walter, whom she married in 1940 and with whom she had three children, James, of Walnut Creek, Calif., Marian and David, of Trucksville. Walter preceded her in death just five months ago in November 2010. She was the quintessential mom, a PTA officer, Boy Scout den mother, school-trip chaperone, detailed seamstress, talented quilter and baker extraordinaire. A tireless volunteer, she was involved in numerous church, school and civic activities including 30 years with the American Red Cross and 10 years with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Marian was especially known as a creative gardener and loved collecting and propagating new plants. She was appreciated for her “Plant Booths” at the annual bazaars at both Sacred Heart Slovak Church and Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church. She was blessed with many dear friends throughout her life because of her outgoing personality and optimistic nature. Her deceased siblings include brothers, Michael, Joseph, John, George and Cyril; and sisters Mary


Mamola, Veronica Mamola, Helen (Sister M. Ursula), and Mildred Rodzinak. Besides her three children, she is survived by her dear sister Josephine Check of Niagara Falls, N.Y.; daughter-in-law, Catherine Melnyk; three granddaughters, Diane Muller, Davis, Calif.; Jennifer Melnyk, San Francisco, Calif.; and Amy Kemmerer, Walnut Creek, Calif.; one grandson, Trevor Melnyk, Trucksville; as well as great-grandsons, Ryan Muller, Jeremy and Andrew Kemmerer. The family would like to thank the staff of Riverview Ridge for their care and support. Also a special thank you goes to Barbara Boney who provided Marian with many fun-filled evenings working on creative projects and activities. In accordance with Marian’s wishes, there will be no viewing. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, Wilkes-Barre. Friends and relatives are welcomed to meet directly at the church. Funeral arrangements are by the Yeosock Funeral Home, Plains Township.

elia Sophia Rish, 91, formerly of Newport Street, Glen Lyon, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at the Berwick Retirement Village where she had been a resident for two years. She was born in Glen Lyon on November 21, 1919, a daughter of the late Peter and Sophia (Rasmus) Namowicz. Celia lived most of her lifetime in Glen Lyon where she attended the Newport Township Schools. She was employed by Consolidated Cigar for 23 years as a cigar inspector. She was a member of Holy Spirit Parish/St. Adalbert’s Church, Glen Lyon, and a former member of 18, 1993; and brother, Charles “Edthe Altar and Rosary Society of the dy” Namowicz, November 19, 1992. Parish. Surviving are a son Joseph Rish She was a member of the former and his wife, Donna, Berwick, Pa.; VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post No. daughter Marie Soto and her hus8353, the American Legion Ladies band, Peter, of Monroe, N.J.; nine Auxiliary No. 539 of Glen Lyon, grandchildren; several great-grandwhere she served as Vice President, children and great-great-grandchiland a member of the Senior Citizens dren; brother, Stanley Namowicz, of Newport Township. Lansdale, Pa.; sisters, Mrs. Frank During her years of retirement, “Leona” Stavitski, Trenton, N.J., Celia enjoyed taking bus trips and and Mrs. Chester “Jean” Szklanny, cruises with her close friends. Her Nanticoke; as well as numerous favorite and most memorable trips nieces and nephews. were with her family to Disney Funeral Services will be held at World in Florida. She was a talented 10:30 a.m. Saturday from the Gecrotchetier who loved to design af- orge A. Strish Inc., Funeral Home, ghans for her family and closest 211 W. Main St., Glen Lyon. Mass of friends. Celia was active for many Christian Burial will be held at 11 years in the former St. Michael’s a.m. from Holy Spirit Parish/St. Church of Glen Lyon. Adalbert’s Church, Market Street, Preceding her in death was her Glen Lyon. Interment will be in St. husband of 55 years, Stanley Rish, Michael’s Cemetery, Glen Lyon. who expired September 13, 1995; Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 sister, Lillian Glushefski, February a.m. Saturday.

James C. Size March 31, 2011 C. Size, of Scranton, died J ames Thursday, March 31, 2011, in

Walter I. Galka March 31, 2011

Anthony R. Dellarte


I. Galka, 78, of Noxen, W alter passed away Thursday, March

31, 2011, at the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dallas. Born in Noxen, he was a son of the late Walter F. and Mary Jane Newberry Galka. He was a graduate of Lake-Noxen High School. Before retiring, he was employed as a surveyor, foreman, and assistant superintendent by PennDOT, Tunkhannock, for 41 years. Walter served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Noxen; DaddowIsaacs American Post 672, Dallas, where he was a past commander and the chairman of the Scholarship Fund; Veterans of Foreign Wars, Kingston; Korean War Veterans of Wyoming Valley; Loyal Order of the Moose 1276, Tunkhannock; George M. Dallas Lodge 531 F. & A.M.; Irem Shrine Center, Dallas; Independent Order of the Odd Fellows, Dallas; Pa. Association Retired State Employees; South Mountain Land Association, Noxen; National Rifle Association; the Snake Pit and Bakerfield 9, both of Forkston, Pa. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Ockenhouse Galka; and sister Eleanor Womer. Surviving are children, Michael W. and wife Susan, Sally Mock and husband Dale, Lori Hardik and husband Joseph, all of Noxen; brother,

Thomas, Shavertown; sisters Ruth Saus, Croyden, Pa., and Susan DiMattia, Yardley, Pa.; as well as grandchildren, Michael, Matt, and Autumn Galka; Jeffrey Dulsky; and Ashlie, Kylie, and Scott Rosengrant. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday from the Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 672 Memorial Highway, Dallas, with the Rev. Martin Everhart officiating. Entombment will be in Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Dallas. Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Legion service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, with the Masonic service at 5 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 55 W. Center Hill Road, Dallas, PA 18612; or St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Noxen, PA 18636.

Freda Shouldice Roskos March 30, 2011 reda Shouldice Roskos, 95, of F Kingston and Loyalville, died Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at Heri-

tage House, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Jackson Township, Freda was a daughter of the late Fredrick Albert Shouldice and Mary Turner Millington Shouldice. Freda was a loving and caring mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother. She was happiest when selflessly caring for others. She was an avid gardener and also enjoyed baking, sewing, quilting and crocheting. She was a member of Irem Temple Women’s Auxiliary and the na, Hope, Caledonia and Galileo Westmoreland Club. Freda was a Roskos; and Camilla and Adrian member of the former Jackson Unit- Treat; as well as numerous nieces ed Methodist Church and later be- and nephews. came a member of Dorranceton Funeral services will be held at United Methodist Church, King- 11 a.m. Saturday in the Dorranceton ston. She was very active in the United Methodist Church, 549 church, its Sunday School, WSCS, Wyoming Ave., Kingston. The Rev. and Goodwill Sunday School class. Beverly Butler, Pastor of Lehman/ Preceding her in death were her Idetown United Methodist Church, husband, John D. Roskos; brothers, will officiate. Interment will be George, Walter and Paul Shouldice; made in Fern Knoll Burial Park, Daland sisters, Melinda Sutton, Sue las. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Evarts, Melvina Shouldice and Ruth today at the Harold C. Snowdon FuLee Hendershot. neral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Surviving are sons, J. David Ros- Shavertown. The Roskos family will kos and wife, Joan, Jackson Town- also receive friends from 10:30 a.m. ship; Donald P. Roskos and wife, Su- until time of service at the church san, Lake Louise, Pa.; and Joseph W. Saturday. Roskos and wife Eugenia, Wayne, In lieu of flowers, Memorial DoPa.; grandchildren, John David Ros- nations may be made to the Dorrankos and wife Diane, Rebecca Oley ceton United Methodist Church, and husband Richard, Marla Pupa 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA and husband Joseph, Steven Roskos 18704; or to the charity of the doand wife Susan, Seth Roskos and nor’s choice. wife Amanda, Alison Treat and husThe Roskos family would like to band Todd, and Jonathan, Anne, thank the staff of Heritage House for April, Frederick , Rebekah, Evan, the love and care they provided. and Elizabeth Roskos; great-grandCondolences may be sent to the children, David, Emma and Mat- Roskos Family via e-mail at snowthew Oley; Sarah Grace, Josiah, An-

Mercy Hospital. His wife is the former Mary Ann Bazil. The couple celebrated 40 years of marriage November 26. Born in Scranton, he was a son of the late James and Emma McDonald Size. James was a member of Holy Rosary-St. Anthony Parish. He was educated in Scranton public schools and was a graduate of Scranton Central High School, class of 1956. James attended the University of Scranton. James previously owned and operated the Rainbow Market, Chinchilla, Pa., and was employed as a sales consultant at Wyoming Valley Motors, Larksville. He was a lifelong Philadelphia Eagles Fan and a loving and devoted husband who will be deeply missed. Also surviving are one sister, Helen Kozubal, Scranton; three brothers-in-law, Andy Bazil and wife Barbara, Shavertown, Steven Ubaldini and wife Patricia, Dallas, and Stephen Lenko, Lake Ariel, Pa.; a sisterin-law, Anne D. Bazil, Scranton; as well as nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. The funeral will be at 9 a.m.

Monday from the Thomas J. Hughes Funeral Home Inc., 1240 St. Ann St., Scranton, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Rosary-St. Anthony Parish, 312 William St., Scranton, to be celebrated by the Rev. Cyril Edwards, pastor. Interment will be held in St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Scranton. Friends may call from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Rosary-St. Anthony’s Parish, 312 William St., Scranton, PA 18508; or St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 312 William St., Scranton, PA 18508.

Anna Olexa March 31, 2011 nna Olexa, 90, formerly of Luzerne, passed away Thursday, A March 31, 2011, at The Meadows

Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dallas. Born in Aliquippa, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Steve and Anna Dulay Rovnak. Prior to her retirement, she was a presser in the garment industry. She was a member of St. Nicholas Byzantine Church, Swoyersville, its Ladies Altar and Rosary Society, and the Slovak Women Club. She was preceded in death by husband John Olexa; son John S. Olexa Jr.; daughter Mary Ann Yatsko; and brothers, John Rovnak and Steve Rovnak. Surviving are a son Thomas Olexa and wife, Victoria, of Kingston; son-in-law Robert Yatsko of Harding; grandchildren, Kerrie Hopp and husband, Blaine, of Menifee, Calif., Kimberly LeVine and husband, Paul, of Hemet, Calif., Thomas Olexa Jr., and wife, Anna, of Yorktown, Va., Robert Yatsko Jr., and wife, Carla, of Harding, and Susan Balint and husband, Sean, of Exeter; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Michael Rovnak and wife,

March 28, 2011 Mary, of Aliquippa; as well as sisters, Margaret Galzarano and husband, Dominick, of Aliquippa, and Mary Montini of Aliquippa. Funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday from the Betz-Jastremski Funeral Home Inc., 568 Bennett St., Luzerne, with a Rite of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Nicholas Byzantine Church, Swoyersville, with Pastor Joseph Bertha officiating. Interment will be in Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Condolences can be sent to

March 29, 2011

edly Tuesday, March 29, 2011, after being stricken ill at home. Born in Hudson on September 30, 1942, he was a son of the late Joseph and Helen Washicosky Goncharchick. He was a 1956 graduate of St. Joseph Elementary School, Hudson, and Marymount High School, Wilkes-Barre, class of 1960. Joseph was a decorated U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, attaining the rank of staff sergeant. Butch was a very skilled carpenter and home builder who had worked for Dan Rozanski Homes, Robert Figlock Construction, and retired from Tobyhanna Army Depot. He was an avid reader.

BRENNAN- John Sr., Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Saturday in the Immaculate Conception Church, 801 Taylor Ave., Scranton. Friends may call 4 to 7 p.m. today in the Vanston and James Funeral Home, 1401 Ash St., Scranton. BRIGIDO – Americo, funeral 11 a.m. Saturday in the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., Old Forge. Visitation 10 a.m. until service time. BURCICKI – Joseph, funeral 9 a.m. Saturday from the George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 105 N. Main St., Ashley. Mass of Christian Burial is at 9:30 a.m. in St. Andrew Parish. Family and friends may call6 to 8 p.m. today and 8 to 9 a.m. Saturday. CIONZYNSKI – Louis, funeral 11 a.m. today from Davis-Dinelli Funeral Home, 170 E. Broad St., Nanticoke. Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 a.m. in St. Faustina Kowalska Parish / Holy Trinity Church, 520 S. Hanover St., Nanticoke. FREY – Brett, memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel at the Memorial Shrine Cemetery, Carverton. HENDERSHOT – Gerald, memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday at the Beaumont Free Methodist Church on Route 115, Buck Township. KELLOW – Wayne, memorial service 11 a.m. today from the Stairville United Methodist Church, Stairville Road, Wapwallopen. KINDRED – Chester, funeral 10 a.m. today from the Kopicki Funeral Home, 263 Zerbey Ave., Kingston. KOLESAR – Victoria, funeral with Panachida 9:15 a.m. Saturday from the Wroblewski Funeral Home Inc., 1442 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. Office of Christian Burial with Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. in St. Michael the Archangel Byzantine Catholic Church, 205 N. Main St., Pittston. Visitation 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Parastas at 7:45 p.m. today. KUDRAKO – William Sr., funeral 10 a.m. Saturday from the Gubbiotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter. Relatives and friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. MCGAHEE – Leslie, funeral 9 a.m. Saturday from Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. Main St., Plains Township. Friends may call 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today. MCGLYNN – Owen, celebration of life 10 to 11 a.m. today at McLaughlin’s Family Funeral Service, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. MCGUIRE – Miriam, celebration of life 5 p.m. today at McLaughlin’s Family Funeral Service, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. Visitation at McLaughlin’s 3 to 5 p.m. today. PACZKOWSKI – Paul Jr., Memorial Mass 10 a.m. Saturday in Holy Rosary Church, Duryea. PANETSKI – Helen, Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. today in Holy Rosary Church, Duryea. PROSKI – Celestine, funeral 10 a.m. today from the Kielty-Moran Funeral Home Inc., 87 Washington Ave., Plymouth. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in All Saints Parish, Willow Street, Plymouth. REGGIE – Paul, funeral 9 a.m. from the Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Township. Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Rocco’s R.C. Church in Pittston Calling hours at the funeral home 5 to 8 p.m. today. ROSKOS – Freda, funeral 11 a.m. Saturday in the Dorranceton United Methodist Church, 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown. Friends may call 10:30 a.m. until service time at the church. WEIDOW – Theresa, celebration of life 11 a.m. Saturday at St Jude’s Church, Mountain Top. WEISKERGER – Barbara, funeral 9:30 a.m. today from the Gubbiotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church, corner of Spring Street and Montgomery Avenue, West Pittston.

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Joseph ‘Butch’ Goncharchick oseph “Butch” Goncharchick, 68, of the Hilldale section of Plains JTownship, passed away unexpect-


Surviving are a sister, Barbara Ann Fellows, and her husband, Stephen, Harrisburg, Pa. A Memorial Mass will be recited at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains Township. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hudson. Friends may call at the church from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday. Arrangements are under the direction of the Yanaitis Funeral Home, Plains Township.


elen Ann Mansor, 81, of Nanticoke, passed away Monday, March 28, 2011, at Guardian Elder Care, Sheatown. Born in Nanticoke, she was a daughter of the late Maroon and Elizabeth Thomas Mansor. Helen graduated from and worked at University of Pennsylvania Hospital as an X-Ray Technician. She went on to become the head of the X-Ray Department. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers and sisters. Surviving are sisters, Josephine Mansor and Mary Mansor, Nanticoke; and nieces and nephews. Funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday from the Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 173 E. Green St., Nanticoke, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Faustina Parish, 520 S. Hanover St., Nanticoke. Interment will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30 Saturday morning. More Obituaries, Page 2A

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Protesters say governor’s proposed plan lets big business, gas drillers escape paying their fair share

Labor reps protest outside Toohil’s office

sistant at a nursing home and as a Realtor in the Hazleton area. “If you’re working or unemployed, if HAZLETON – With his two children at his side, single father Peter DeMarco you have children going to school ... if stood outside state Rep. Tarah Toohil’s you’re simply struggling to pay your office on Monday to ask her and other bills and put food on your table day afelected officials to pass a state budget ter day, we’re all in the same boat, and that forces large corporations to help that boat is starting to sink,” he said. DeMarco acknowledged that Corfill a budget deficit rather than shift the entire burden of program cuts and bett vowed not to raise state taxes. “What we’re not told is that higher local taxes onto working taxes in your local school disfamilies. tricts will go up. The home you DeMarco joined more than a are struggling to pay for now dozen other Northeastern Pennand may even be losing will sylvania labor leaders and reprecost you even more money to sentatives of the Coalition for To see live in with higher taxes. And Labor Engagement and Ac- video, visit countable Revenues (CLEAR) www.times renters, if your landlord is paying higher taxes, what do you who said Gov. Tom Corbett’s think is going to happen to your proposed budget requires sacrirent?” he said, adding that fice from students, homeowners, small-business owners, educators Medicaid cuts will hurt “the most vuland health care workers to fill a $4 mil- nerable.” This can be avoided by closing corlion deficit. However, they said, the budget lets porate loopholes and by taxing cigars big business, particularly out-of-state and smokeless tobacco, he said. Toohil, R-Butler Township, in an egas drillers, escape paying their fair mailed statement said she’s pleased the share. DeMarco, of West Hazleton, said he’s coalition members were exercising a registered Republican and a Service their First Amendment rights, but she Employee International Union mem- wasn’t sure why they were targeting ber who works as a certified nursing as- her, as they never asked her position on By STEVE MOCARSKY

The Lackawanna County commissioner and former commissioner face racketeering and other charges. By RICH HOWELLS


Peter DeMarco calls on state Rep. Tara Toohil, R-Butler Township, to back a budget that closes corporate tax loopholes, as his children, Jackie and Gabriel, hold signs in Hazleton Thursday.

the issues. She said she has concerns about the budget and wants to see education funding increased. “We need to create a better formula for our schools,” Toohil said. “We need to make cuts in the bloated welfare budget with proven fraud, abuse and waste problems.

“I believe that $27.3 billion is the number that we will end up with for the budget. However, we need to change some of the priorities. When I go back to session in Harrisburg on Monday, I am going to talk to our leaders about these problems and fight for my constituents,” Toohil said.

Decision paves way for Hazleton-area charter school The proposed Valley Academy had been rejected by Hazleton Area School District. By STEVE MOCARSKY

It appears that a charter school will open in the Hazleton Area School District. The Pennsylvania State Charter School Appeals Board on Wednesday voted unanimously (6-0) to grant the appeal of the Valley Academy Charter School. The vote reverses a decision of the Hazleton Area School Board and will result in the grant of a charter for Valley Academy, Stephen Seach, an attorney

for the school, said in a statement. Although the appeals board has not yet issued a written opinion, it stated in a public meeting that Valley Academy’s plan substantively meets the requirements for a charter school. The appeals board commended the work of five Wilkes University professors who helped establish the curriculum, Seach said. Valley Academy Charter School founders Aprilaurie Whitley and Stanley Warner are pleased with the decision. School organizers successfully fought two legal battles thus far. In the latest round, attorney Michael Senape presented oral argument to the appeals board, and the legal briefs were a collaborative effort of attorneys Senape, Seach, Catherine McGovern and

Cordaro and Munchak lodge not-guilty pleas

James Senape. In an earlier challenge by the school district, Valley Academy witnesses testified before Luzerne County Judge Tina Polachek Gartley in support of the 1,190 signatures they had obtained. Seach presented the testimony of supporters and legal arguments, and Gartley found that there was sufficient community support for the appeal to proceed. A charter school is a type of public school free of some state restrictions. The school must be approved, or chartered, by the public school district in which it will be located. Valley Academy would serve students in ninth through 12th grades, focusing on environmental science and math. Organizers submitted an application

in 2007 to be chartered by Hazleton Area School District, and a state-mandated public hearing was held that December. District officials recommended rejecting the application at the time, though the School Board never voted on it. That’s because the academy organizers withdrew the application. They later re-entered the application , but it was denied in the spring of 2009. The Valley Academy School Board will meet to discuss further procedures. Hazleton Area School Board Vice President Tony Bonomo said there were no plans to appeal the decision of the state appeals board. He also said the charter school might even help the district’s financial situation. “It is time … to work together,” Bonomo said.

SCRANTON – Lackawanna County Commissioner A.J. Munchak and former Commissioner Robert Cordaro pleaded not guilty Thursday to a superseding indictment filed against them this week. They were arraigned before U.S. District Magistrate Judge Thomas Blewitt in the federal courthouse in Scranton at 11 a.m. Cordaro entered a “not guilty” plea, while Munchak declared himself “absolutely not guilty.” “I wish the trial was tomorrow. I’m innocent, and I’m confident that my name will be cleared,” Munchak said while leaving the courthouse. He declined further comment. “We’re very comfortable with the truth of this case. We’re very comfortable with the facts of this case. (My attorney) Bill (Costopoulos) said it when we started this process – we are also very comfortable despite the trend around here that we’re going to get a fair jury. If we get a fair jury, we’ll be fine,” Cordaro added. They face a 41-count indictment charging them with racketeering, money laundering, honest services fraud, bribery, extortion, and other offenses. The latest indictment filed on Tuesday made 15 technical changes to the second indictment, including the addition of two money laundering charges against Cordaro. While they had previously pleaded not guilty, these changes required another arraignment. Federal prosecutors allege Cordaro and Munchak used their positions as county commissioners to extort money from companies that did business with the county in what some have called a “pay to play” scheme. The latest superseding indictment made mostly technical changes to this indictment, primarily grammatical and legal clarifications, although two money laundering charges were also added against Cordaro. The trial is scheduled to begin June 6 in the Max Rosenn Federal Courthouse in Wilkes-Barre.



















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WILKES-BARRE: The Jewish Community Center, 60 S. River St., invites the public to its Spring Community Kiddush beginning at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the center. There will be salad with amazing ingredients, an Israeli corner, sweet and vegetable kugels, fresh fruit, cholent, breads, rolls, and dessert. The Kiddush is sponsored by the Jewish Federation with support from the Jewish Community Center, Temple Israel, Temple B’nai B’rith, Ohav Zedek, Bais Menachem, United Hebrew Institute, Jewish War Veterans and the Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary. Participants are invited to make a favorite cholent recipe or sponsor a cholent for $36. For more information, contact Barbara Sugarman, adult and cultural director, at 824-4646.

Hailey Marie Drew, daughter of Christopher and Kerrie Drew, Buford, Ga., is celebrating her seventh birthday today, April 1. Hailey is a granddaughter of Ronald and Eleanor Drew, Fredericksburg, Va. She is a greatgranddaughter of Mary Drew and the late Hugh Drew, Hudson, and the late Roy and Eleanor Lear, Levittown.

Borkowski joins GFWC-West Side GFWC-West Side initiated a new member, Debbie Borkowski, who was sponsored by Jackie Corbett, club president. Karen French, GFWC Luzerne County past president, conducted the ceremony. Members, from left, are French; Debra Ganz, club secretary; Corbett; Borkowski; and Beverly Kerestes, club vice president and membership chairperson.

Parsons Girl Scouts participate in parade Members of Junior Girl Scout Troop 32522 of Parsons in WilkesBarre participated in the City of Wilkes-Barre’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Members of the troop, from left, are Kara Boub, Bernadette Christman, Emma Cox, Kaylie Hontz, Corinne Towne, McKenna Cleary, and Brianna Yachera.


WYOMING: Wyoming Hose Company 1 will conclude its 2011 fund drive on April 30. Residents are asked to return their donations as soon as possible. Contributions can be made payable and mailed to Wyoming Hose Company 1, 33 E. 8th St., Wyoming, PA 18644. Funds raised will defray the rising costs for equipment and maintenance as well as insurance fees. The Hose Company Hall is available for lease for functions. To rent the hall and for more information call 693-1371. The 2011 fund drive chairman is Kirk Carey with assistance from co-chairman John Marianacci.

Alex S. Lefkoski, son of Jennifer Arrindell and Robert Lefkoski, Wilkes-Barre, has won The Times Leader’s “Happy Birthday Shopping Spree” drawing for March and a $50 gift certificate to Boscov’s department store. If your child’s photo and birthday announcement is on this page it will automatically be entered into the monthly drawing for a $50 gift certificate.

NAMES AND FACES Marcus Jonathan Wagner, a member of Boy Scout Troop 281 of Dallas, attained the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Scouting on Nov. 17, 2010. An Eagle Court of Honor was held March 20 at the Appletree Terrace in Newberry Estates, Dallas. For his Eagle Scout Leadership Service Project at the Wagner SPCA of Luzerne County in Plains Township, Wagner repaired masonry planter boxes, painted the front of the building and refreshed the landscaping with perennials and mulch. He also conducted a food and supply drive and fundraiser and purchased utility carts, pails, bowls and squeegees to further support the animal shelter. Wagner began his Scouting career as a Tiger Cub in 2000 with Pack 281. As a Cub Scout he earned the God and Me and God and Family Religious Awards and the Arrow of Light, the highest award in Cub Scouts in 2006. As a Boy Scout, Wagner held the leadership positions of troop guide and quartermaster. He is a Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow, Lowwapaneu Lodge 191, the national honor society for Boy Scouts and is an American Red Cross and Boy Scouts of America certified lifeguard. Wagner has provided more than 400 hours of community service and has earned 45 merit badges. He will attend a high-adventure backpacking trip at Philmont Scout Ranch, New Mexico, this summer as well as the Florida National High Adventure Sea Base in the Florida Keys in 2013. He is a sophomore at Dallas High School where he has been on the honor roll since middle school. Wagner is treasurer of the sophomore class, a member of student council and student government. He is a member of the swim team and won gold medals in the 200 and 500 freestyle and a bronze medal as part of his 200 freestyle relay team at the 2011 PIAA District II AA Swimming Championships. He also competed in the PIAA State Championships at Bucknell University. Wagner is a member of the Trucksville United Methodist Church where he has served as an acolyte, treasurer of the youth group and in other capacities. He is the son of Barry and Heidi Wagner of Shavertown, and has a younger sister Courtney. He is the grandson of the late John Anderson, June Anderson and Frank and Sally Wagner.


Association for the Blind thanks doctors for services The Association for the Blind recognized area eye doctors for their participation in the association’s ‘Gift of Sight’ – Assisted Vision Program to serve medically indigent patients. The program refers patients to the doctors for eye exams and supports education and outreach for the prevention of blindness including free vision screenings for children and adults. In 2010, 5,500 preschoolers were screened resulting in more than 200 children referred for follow-up eye care. For information regarding the association’s programs and services or to schedule a vision screening, call 693-3555 or toll free at 877-693-3555. Participants, first row, are Dr. Shelly Eskin; Dr. Donna McLaughlin; Dr. Melanie DeMichele; Dr. Marie Sokol; Dr. Kirsten Jervis; and Dr. Frank Gazda. Second row: Ron Petrilla, executive director, Association for the Blind; Dr. Adam Coffee; Dr. Alan Frank; Dr. Erik Kruger; Dr. Harvey Reiser; Dr. Robert Blase; Dr. Michael Havrilla; Dr. Dave Evans; Dr. Patricia Russo; Dr. Jim Bozzuto; Dr. John Kurovsky; Dr. John Menzel; Dr. Amy Neal; Dr. Michael Neal, and Dr. George Coar. Third row: Dr. Darrell Evans; Dr. Jason Guilford; Dr. Carl Urbanski; Dr. Curtis Goodwin; Dr. Jeffrey Empfield; and Tom Ferris, CEO, Eye Care Specialists.

Monday PLAINS TWP.: Plains Parks and Recreation Board at 6:30 p.m. at the Mosko/Hilldale Park complex in Hilldale. EDWARDSVILLE: British Women’s Club of Wyoming Valley at 7 pm. In the meeting room of Gateway Apartments.

Plymouth Kiwanis Club supports Little League Spring rummage sale planned April 8-9 The United Methodist Women of Lehman-Idetown United Methodist Church, Mountain View Drive, Lehman Township, will sponsor their annual spring rummage sale April 8 and 9. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday with a snack bar and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, which is Bag Day. Items in usable condition will be accepted for donation through April 6. Large items and computer equipment will not be accepted. Bake and soup sales will also be held. Cost of a quart of soup is $5. Orders may be given to any member of the United Methodist Woman. Organizing the event, from left, are Linda VanGorder; the Rev. Beverly Butler; Sabrina Major, vice president; Ruth Jones, chairwoman; Jayne Haefele, president; Janet Eddy, kitchen co-chairwoman; Judy Dawe, kitchen co-chairwoman; Mary Anne Hardisky; Dorothy Dawe; treasurer; and Robin Rogers, secretary.

Family Service Association gala set for April 9 The Bartikowsky Diamond Hunt featuring a ladies 14K gold diamond bracelet valued at $2,500 and a grand prize of a seven-day trip to Tuscany Manor Resort in Palm Springs, Calif., are among the highlights planned at ‘A Night with the Stars.’ The 9th annual gala fundraiser to benefit Family Service Association will begin with cocktails and runs 6-11 p.m. on April 9 at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, state Route 315 in Plains Township. There will be a silent auction, food stations, and entertainment provided by The Mark Mack Orchestra, Andrea Bogusko, Linda Axelrod as Joan Rivers and Chris Collins as Jimmy Stewart. A donation of $100 per person is requested. For more information or to make reservations for the gala and silent auction, contact Ruth Kemmerer, FSA resource development director, at 823-5144. Diamond Hunt Committee members, from left, are Pauline Carmody, committee member; Kemmerer; Max Bartikowsky, Bartikowsky Jewelers; Marian Czarnowski, Bartikowsky Jewelers; Mary Agnes Kratz, event co-chair, Lita Insalaco, event co-chair; Michael Zimmerman, FSA executive director; and Carmela Yanora, committee member.

Dominick F. Mainolfi, vice president of the Plymouth Little League, served as the guest speaker for a meeting of the Plymouth Kiwanis Club. Following his talk, Mainolfi was presented a donation for the Little League’s operation this season. The Plymouth Kiwanis Club has sponsored a team in the Plymouth Little League since its inception in the early 1950s. The club meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at Happy Pizza, 40 W. Main St., in Plymouth. At the presentation, from left, are Richard Schall, presidentelect, Plymouth Kiwanis; Mainolfi; and John Gavenonis, secretary, Plymouth Kiwanis.

Heinz recognized for rehabilitation services The John Heinz Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine was rated a Top Performer by Uniform Data System, a nationally recognized provider of the most comprehensive rehabilitation data to the industry. John Heinz Rehab ranked in the top 4 percent of all rehab hospitals in the United States. From left are Jackie Brozena, senior vice president/COO; Michelle Babcock, director, Inpatient PT; Teresa Flynn, certified registered rehabilitation nurse; Ann Cwikla, director, Inpatient OT; Al Jumper, director, Psychology and Social Services; Karen Kearney, assistant vice president, Hospital Operations; and attorney Bill Conaboy, president/COO.


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State courts need adequate funding


Like most every corner of ET’S PUT FORWARD a simple analogy: If a government, the judiciary paid state lawmaker is the little attention to waste prevenrock star, then a com- tion while everyone rolled in monwealth judge is more akin pre-recession revenues. But Castille also noted the courts to a record producer. Rock stars seek publicity and lately have instituted their own dream up crazy ideas, while austerity measures: Salary, the producers remain in the merit and COLA freezes for background and say, “that rank-and-file employees; banning out-of-state sounds nice,” or travel; filling “how much will this It’s a bit alarming judge vacancies cost,” or “that will when the chief with elections inget you sued.” stead of interim Every effective justice of a state appointments; checks-and-balances Supreme Court and reducing the partnership relies on turns up in the number of magisteveryone fulfilling news media, erial district judgtheir role. That’s no less true for state pleading for money es by 10 percent through attrition. government as it is for perhaps the The judiciary for a record compa- most important plays a more imny. mediate role in So it’s a bit alarm- branch of the lives of everying when the chief government. day folks, for justice of a state Suwhom delayed juspreme Court turns up in the news media, pleading tice amounts to denied justice. for money for perhaps the most It’s far more deserving of an opimportant branch of govern- erational surplus than the Legislature, which frequently ment. Pennsylvania Chief Justice struggles for basic compeRonald D. Castille made the tence. The good news is that justicrounds of budget-season appropriations hearings Monday, es have an ability to force the to remind the rock stars of Legislature to its will. They their role. “We’re a critical can issue a writ of mandamus – function of government and it’s literally “we command” – to a duty of government to fund compel a lesser court, person, public authority or corporation us,” Castille said. Under Gov. Tom Corbett’s to fulfill their legal obligations. They’ve made the threat bebudget proposal, the state judiciary is slated for $276 million. fore. This year they ought to By its own accounting, it needs follow through if they cannot $348 million, leaving it with a get the money they need to adnet deficit of $47.2 million, af- minister justice. ter accounting for fines and Public Opinion, Chambersburg other revenues.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “A single suspension doesn’t take care of all the problems.” U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg The lawmaker from New Jersey commented on bus safety issues this week, as federal authorities shut down Super Luxury Tours Inc., based in Wilkes-Barre. The company’s bus was involved this month in a fatal New Jersey Turnpike crash that remains under investigation.


Disabled deserve recreation, too


ORE THAN 2 million Pennsylvanians cope with some type of disability – hearing, vision, mobility, cognition. That shouldn’t keep them from enjoying the same entertainment and amenities that able-bodied citizens often take for granted. New federal regulations will improve access to many venues, in Pennsylvania and across the country, that until now had been off-limits for some disabled Americans. The set of rules, an extension of the 20year-old Americans with Disabilities Act, will cover more than 7 million places of public accommodation. They include recreational facilities such as amusement parks, movie theaters, swim-

ming pools, parks and golf courses. Disability rights advocates welcome the changes on behalf of people who use wheelchairs or otherwise are denied access to leisure activities. Places that are subject to the revised standards have until March 2012 to comply. The building industry has known for years that the changes were coming. Analysts say they provide architects with uniform standards. Accessible seating at a concert or ballgame should not be considered an unaffordable luxury. Neither, surely, should an accessible hotel room or bathroom. The 50 million Americans with disabilities deserve no less. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Resident finds no rest from noise at airport


am writing in response to a previously published letter to the editor. I have been living in Wyoming for an extended time and I, too, am frustrated with the annoyance of the Wyoming airport. We all work different, hectic schedules and look forward to our time off and perhaps catching up on well-deserved rest. It is just not right for these planes to dictate our lives in such a profound manner. If there are others who agree, you really should contact your local authorities. This is an issue that needs to be addressed. A. Cooper Wyoming

If saved, Sterling could still be a jewel of city


am very upset to hear that the Hotel Sterling might face demolition. This was the heart and center of Wilkes-Barre from the time its doors opened to its closing. This hotel was not just another inn, but a valuable piece of history. For this building to make it through the Great Depression is fascinating. The hotel brought great joy to WilkesBarre. I remember some of the famous people to walk through its doors. I remember when President John F. Kennedy and members of Congress came to town, as well as boxer Muhammad Ali. They could have stayed anywhere, but they chose the Sterling. I worked there at one time. Each time I walked through those doors, it took my breath away. I felt like I was surrounded by art – the staircase, the woodwork, the marble, the beautiful carvings above the stairs and the chandeliers that were carefully cleaned. This building is a great part of WilkesBarre’s history. If torn down, it will be like watching a loved one die. CityVest should pay back all of the money it took from taxpayers, so that the Sterling could have a chance to come alive again. CityVest should have listened to architect Carl Handman, and fixed the roof and windows his way. With only that done, there still would have been plenty of money to work with for the interior. Why pay a construction crew from Chicago to demolish the Sterling? I don’t think they care about the building. Why pay for those workers’ meals and lodging? What a waste of money. The $6 million should have been given to the historical society; at least its heart would have saved the Sterling. It could bring back many businesses to Wilkes-Barre. Tourists would want to visit one of the oldest hotels around, and it

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could be the site of art exhibits, fashion shows and weddings. The Sterling could still be the heart and jewel of this city. We need to stand together and listen to the cries of our city’s ancestry being thrown away, discarded like a candy wrapper. So much will be lost. We need to stand up, protest and be heard. Don’t let the modern world take away our history. Cecilia Shaker Fairview Township

Contemporary court no place for old adage


he revelation of the problem former Luzerne County judge Michael Toole apparently has with alcohol begs this question: Whatever happened to the old expression “sober as a judge?” Ralph Rostock Carverton

Church has long backed workers’ union rights


o hear some people tell it, supporting unions is up there with the seven deadly sins. However, based on its history and principles, the Catholic Church favors workers’ rights to unionize and to strike. In 1887, Baltimore’s Cardinal Gibbons supported the Knights of Labor. Catholic John Mitchell organized the United Mine Workers with the help of Father John Curran. In 1891, Pope Leo XIII argued that workers had a right to a sufficient wage, reasonable hours, rest periods, health safeguards and a decent work environment. Later, Pope John Paul II supported Solidarity in Poland and its leader, Lech Walesa, asserting the fundamental principle of “the priority of labor over capital,” saying, “There is a need for ever new movements of solidarity of the workers and with the workers” and that “the church is firmly committed to this cause.” More recently, Pope Benedict XVI wrote that the promotion of unions that can defend workers’ rights must “be honored today even more than in the past.” Indeed, Section 68 of the “Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern


World” states that among the basic human rights is the right to found unions without risk of reprisal and that strikes “may be necessary.” Referring to the troubles in Wisconsin, the chairperson of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development said, “These are not just political conflicts or economic choices; they are moral choices with enormous human dimensions.” Joseph Rogan President, Pax Christi of Northeastern Pennsylvania Eynon

Getting rid of unions makes good fiscal sense


t’s about time the states are correcting a problem that has been around for many years: unions. In their heyday, they were well managed and protected the workers within reasonable limits. Today, unions have become Frankenstein-like monsters. They have become so powerful that trying to deal with them was, and is, useless. States such as Wisconsin, New Jersey and others are attempting to cut these unions down to size, as they have become a cancer in our daily lives. These unions are sucking us dry of every cent we have with their pensions, health care and miscellaneous other perks that are paid for by the common taxpayer. It isn’t only happening in Wisconsin; it is happening in your backyard in Pennsylvania. Do you know how much teachers get paid? Do you know how much they pay into their health care and pensions? Who is making up the difference? You and I are with our taxes. This has got to stop. Yes, education is important. But does financing education with more of our tax dollars improve anything? I think not. A dedicated teacher with the right attitude will educate those kids willing to learn. Giving more money to the schools doesn’t guarantee a student’s willingness to learn. Giving more money to the unions doesn’t guarantee teachers will be qualified to educate our children. It starts at home. You can say the Republicans are on a witch hunt to hurt us all, but that isn’t true. They are trying to save their individual states, and us, from going bankrupt. Unions are a major part of the problem. Why don’t you see the Democrats do this? It is because the unions contribute to their campaigns, and they don’t want to see a major percentage of their support disappear. So let’s support our legislators elected to get us out of the mess. If we continue to go along this same path of spending more than we have, soon there won’t be anything there for us to spend. Charles Davis Wright Township








Legislation aims to address distracted driving By BILL O’BOYLE

WILKES-BARRE – An amendment to state House Bill 896 calls for additional penalties for distracted drivers. The bill was referred to the House Committee on Transportation on March 2. It originally addressed careless driving and attached penalties for persons found guilty of causing injury or death of others at $250 to $500. The amendment defines distracted driver as “having a person’s attention diverted from operating a vehicle by a radio, recording/playback device, telephone device, citizens band radio, television, computer and

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as how many fines have been issued, Drew McLaughlin, assistant to Mayor Tom Leighton, said the city police department does not categorize traffic violations per specific offense. “A citation for talking on the cell phone, illegally turning on a red light, or rolling through a stop sign would all be categorized the same,” McLaughlin said. Kane said that to her knowledge there have not been any reports of people getting seriously hurt in the city in cell phonerelated accidents. “But I have seen the national statistics that show people are getting hurt and killed because of distracted drivers on cell phones,” she said. Kane said council will continue to apply pressure to state legislators to pass a statewide law. She said there are “many divided opinions” on how the law should read, but she remains hopeful an agreement will come soon. Rick Remington, spokesman for AAA Mid-Atlantic, said Ted Leonard, executive director of the Pennsylvania AAA Federation in Harrisburg, told him AAA supports House Bill 896, sponsored by Rep Chris Ross, RChester, in the current session. Remington said Leonard is

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ics maintenance facility the Department of Defense has, employing more than 5,000 people, most of them hailing from Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe and Wayne counties, according to depot figures. It’s also Northeastern Pennsylvania’s largest employer, with total employment at about 5,800, including tenant activities and contractors. But about seven years ago, the wage system was changed in a way that split how workers are paid at the depot. Employees known as “general schedule” workers – “white collar” employees – were included in the more generous New York labor market scale, which provided higher pay

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record of reform,” said Haggerty, citing his effort to pull Kingston out of debt once he became mayor and to organize Luzerne Coun-

other device.” The penalty for violation is a $50 fine. Local state legislators said they support enacting a state law and said there are several under review in Harrisburg. State Rep. Mike Carroll, DAvoca, said he is a co-sponsor of bills to prohibit both texting while driving and handheld cell phone use while driving. “As a member of the Transportation Committee, I expect legislation to advance that deals with these driving distractions, especially as they relate to younger drivers,” he said. State Rep. Tarah Toohil, R-Butler Township, said legislation is needed to be “back on the table” with regard to texting/using

electronic devices while driving. “I believe it is a very dangerous activity, which negatively impacts and can endanger the wellbeing of many people,” Toohil said. “Distracted driving legislation (i.e. HB 896) can be much more far reaching and includes the carelessness and disregard that a driver may have for others.” State Rep. Gerald Mullery, DNewport Township, said his colleague Rep. Joseph F. Markosek, D-Allegheny/Westmoreland, has introduced legislation aimed at reducing accidents caused by distracted and inexperienced drivers. Mullery said that under House Bill 580, adult drivers would be

required to use hands-free cell phones while driving. Teen drivers would be banned from using any interactive wireless communication device, such as a cell phone, personal digital assistant or laptop computer while driving. Exceptions would be made for people reporting an emergency, on-duty emergency vehicle operators and volunteer emergency responders. “I don’t believe anyone can effectively argue that an activity that draws a driver’s attention away from the road substantially increases the driver’s odds of being involved in a motor vehicle accident,” Mullery said. “I don’t need to review studies from Virginia Tech or Quinnipiac Univer-

sity to convince me of this fact. That being said, the aforementioned studies confirm that the risk of crash or near-crash dramatically increases if the driver is distracted while utilizing a cell phone.” Mullery said he supports banning texting in moving vehicles for drivers of all ages and cell phone usage should be banned for newly licensed teen drivers. A strong supporter of the effort to ban the use of handheld cell phones, and particularly texting, while driving, Rep. Karen Boback, R-Harveys Lake, said people sharing public roadways with other drivers should have their full attention on the road.

“This session, we have not considered any legislation on the floor that would accomplish such a ban, but there may be proposals before the House Transportation Committee,” Boback said. “I would certainly be willing to consider any measure that would increase the safety of our roads and highways.” State Sen. John Yudichak, DPlymouth Township, is a cosponsor of two bills in the Senate concerning the use of cell phones while driving. “I will continue to support bills that advance a common sense approach for increased traffic safety and the use of cell phones,” Yudichak said.



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Featured in the September 2010 issue of Seventeen magazine, the results are based on a survey conducted of nearly 2,000 male and female teen drivers ages 16-19. Seventeen magazine and AAA set out to discover what risky behaviors teen drivers were engaging in while behind the wheel – and how they justify this dangerous behavior. Of the teen drivers surveyed: • 73 percent have adjusted their radio/CD/MP3 player. • 61 percent have eaten food. • 60 percent have talked on a cell phone while driving. The reasons teen drivers think it’s fine to engage in these distractions are varied.

scheduled to testify in support of it at a House hearing in late April. Remington said cell phone use/texting comes under the umbrella of distracted driving. He said AAA supports tougher penalties for drivers who cause crashes or traffic violations as a result of distracted behavior while driving. “We support a comprehensive approach based on sound research and which includes a significant education component,” Remington said. “According to the Governors’ Highway Safety Association, 30 states (including 11 in 2010) enacted such bans. New York, New Jersey and Delaware have all banned texting; Pennsylvania has yet to act. We will continue to push for an outright ban during the current session.” AAA and Seventeen magazine conducted a national study last year regarding distracted driving among teens, including texting and cell phone use. Other distracting activities besides using a cell phone include eating and drinking, talking to passengers, grooming, reading (including maps), using a PDA or navi-

gation system, watching a video, and changing the radio station, CD, or MP3 player. Remington said AAA nationally has urged all states to ban text messaging outright. “We have worked with state legislatures, including the Pennsylvania General Assembly, to enact the necessary statutes,” Remington said. “Research has shown that the combination of visual, cognitive and physical distractions while text messaging behind the wheel makes it an inherently dangerous activity.”

than previously. But federal wage system workers at Tobyhanna – “blue collar” employees – were not paid under the New York scale. That result was a proportionately lower wage scale for the about 3,000 federal wage schedule workers at Tobyhanna. Being paid under the higher wage scale would mean raises of anywhere from about $4,000 to more than $8,000. Average salary for depot general schedule workers, including professional personnel such as engineers, accountants and supervisory personnel, is $63,672, according to the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. The average salary for depot federal wage system workers, including industrial-skilled trades and supervisory personnel, is $50,112, OPM said.

Done deal or just a plan That change – and the accompanying raises – was supposed to have been approved last fall. During the final days of his losing campaign, former Rep. Paul Kanjorski, D-Nanticoke, announced that federal officials had agreed to fix the pay disparity. That’s true, Casey said in a release this week. An entity called the Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory Committee recommended changing the system to correct the disparity, a change that also would help some 15,000 other federal employees facing similar situations in 18 other states. But the White House’s Office of Personnel Management hasn’t yet put the fairer scale into effect, Casey said. “Simply stated, OPM should move forward without delay,” Casey said in a letter sent Tues-

ty into a government that will make citizens accountable. “That’s what distinguishes me,” Haggerty said. If elected, he said, he would work hard as a judge to solve cases before they went to trial to save taxpayers money. Haggerty also supports judges

having individual calendars, where they handle a case from beginning to end, rather than having a particular case bounce around from judge to judge. He says he believes cases don’t go through the system quickly enough because there are not enough courtrooms being uti-

Nothing to say… Luzerne County’s Democratic and Republican parties won’t be endorsing county council candidates for the May 17 primary, according to the chairs of both parties.


A small sign warns motorists about the Wilkes-Barre ordinance against using cell phones while driving in the city.


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Remington said eight states ban all handheld cell phone use by drivers, and 28 have enacted such bans for novice drivers. “Again, New York, New Jersey and Delaware have each taken this step; Pennsylvania has not,” he said. The AAA/Seventeen study revealed that nearly nine in 10 teenage drivers (86 percent) have driven while distracted, even though 84 percent of teen drivers know it’s dangerous. “It’s proof that teen drivers know it is risky business to text

while driving, but they still do it,” the report stated. “However, the overwhelming majority of teen drivers engage in distracted driving behaviors anyway.” AAA President and CEO Robert L. Darbelnet said in the report that traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for teen drivers. “Because of their lack of driving experience and penchant to take risks, it’s imperative that teen drivers – like all drivers – remain focused behind the wheel at all times,” he said.

What Is distracted driving? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are three main types of distraction: • Visual — taking your eyes off the road • Manual — taking your hands off the wheel • Cognitive — taking your mind off what you’re doing The NHTSA defines distracted driving as any activity a person engages in that has the potential to distract him or her from the primary task of driving and increase the risk of crashing. While all distractions can endanger drivers’ safety, the NHTSA says texting is the most alarming because it involves all three types of distraction.

day to John Berry, director of the Office of Personnel Management. “The issue has been studied and the responsible oversight body has made its decision —

Tensions among Depot staff The issue is one that creates tensions among the ranks of Tobyhanna workers, said Kathy Powell, first vice president of the American Federation of Government Employees, Local 1647, which represents the general schedule and federal wage scale employees. Noting that the federal salary committee’s recommendations are usually accepted, Powell said workers at Tobyhanna

are “wondering, why the delay?” In addition to the letter, Casey spoke to Berry this week about the Tobyhanna pay issue. The conversation was a “productive” one, according to a Casey spokesman, who declined to provide details but said that Casey will be following up in an attempt to resolve the situation once and for all. Meanwhile, Rep. Lou Barletta, D-Hazleton, who defeated Kanjorski last fall, is looking into the issue, as well, said Shawn Kelly, Barletta’s spokesman. “Lou understands there is an imbalance that affects some of the workers at the Tobyhanna Army Depot,” Kelly said. “Lou knows the vital role the employees play in keeping our military safe on the battlefield and around the world, and he knows the vital role Tobyhanna Army Depot plays in the regional economy.”

lized by judges. He expects to spend about $30,000 for the primaries, set for May 17, he said, and will not accept contributions of more than $500 from anyone. “I’m not a motivated-by-money guy,” Haggerty said. “Big money contributors are the problem.”

Haggerty has served in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve. From 1986-88 he was stationed at both Fort Bragg, N.C., and Fort Knox, Ky., and he was a second lieutenant and tank platoon leader, 1st Battalion, 103rd Armor Regiment, from 1987-90.

The mayor said he is a man who “does a job that’s assigned to him” and feels he has stood up for the citizens of Kingston and Luzerne County. “I urge anyone to find someone who thinks they were treated unfairly in Kingston,” Haggerty said.

these workers deserve equal treatment. The OPM released a statement Thursday saying the rate advisory committee decision is “only a recommendation. To enable Director Berry to determine whether to adopt the recommendation, OPM is considering the process that would be needed to implement it, as well as its potential impacts.”


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Report: Boy accuses ex-coach

Newspaper says Jerry Sandusky is being investigated on allegations he indecently assaulted a teenage boy. By GENARO C. ARMAS Associated Press

STATE COLLEGE — Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State defensive coordinator known for his charitable work helping at-risk children, is being investigated by a state grand jury on allegations he indecently assaulted a teenage boy, a newspaper reported. Sandusky has not been charged. A grand jury examines accusations to de-

termine if evidence warrants filing charges. A message left by The Associated Press at a number listed for Sandusky in State College was not immediSandusky ately returned. His lawyer, Joseph Amendola, said in a statement that Sandusky maintained his innocence and was disappointed the newspaper published a story “prior to any determination by the Attorney General’s Office that he did anything inappropriate at all.” “While Jerry has been aware of an on-

going investigation by the Attorney General’s Office for many months dating back to 2009, he has steadfastly maintained his innocence throughout this ordeal,” Amendola said. The Patriot-News in Harrisburg reported Thursday that it spoke to five anonymous sources with knowledge of the case who say a grand jury has been meeting in Harrisburg for 18 months to hear allegations made by a 15-year-old boy in 2009. The paper reported the teen told authorities that there was inappropriate contact over a four-year period. Amendola said that should “the allegations as set forth in today’s newspaper

article eventually lead to the institution of criminal charges against Jerry, Jerry fully intends to establish his innocence and put these false allegations to rest forever.” Sandusky retired after the 1999 season after 32 years as an assistant to Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. Once considered a potential successor to Paterno, Sandusky helped establish Penn State’s “Linebacker U” reputation and drew up the defenses for the Nittany Lions’ national-title teams in 1982 and 1986. Sandusky, 67, also has been lauded See SANDUSKY, Page 2B



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VCU coach Shaka Smart answers a question before practice Friday in Houston.

Madness rules in Houston By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer

HOUSTON — VCU arrived at the Final Four with its team, its bandwagon and its T-shirt. “There goes my bracket,” it says — an oh-so-fitting statement printed in gold letters and sandwiched between the school logo and the picture of a crumpled-up piece of paper. Indeed, almost anyone who wins an office pool this year will limp home to their victory. Hardly anyone saw this THE coming. FINAL But for VCU, ButFOUR ler, Connecticut and Kentucky, all of Saturday whom got their first VCU vs. Butler 6:09 p.m. look at the court UConn tucked inside of Revs. Kentucky liant Stadium on 8:49 p.m. Thursday, this is a TV Coverage: time to act like they CBS expected it all along, to focus on winning a national championship that hardly seemed likely when the first ball was tipped back in October. Back then, VCU was listed as a 5,000-1 longshot in Vegas. Butler was figuring out how to replace NBA-bound forward Gordon Hayward and dream up a second act after almost winning it all last year, only six miles from its tiny campus in Indianapolis. Connecticut was picked 10th in the Big East. Kentucky was gearing up for a transition year after losing five key players to the NBA and freshman Enes Kanter to eligibility issues while awaiting a killer recruiting class for 2011-12. “I never thought we’d be sitting here,” Butler coach Brad Stevens said when asked what he thought of his team’s prospects in February, when the Bulldogs were 14-9 with a three-game losing streak. “But the season starts in October and it goes until at least March 1. You’re supposed to get better. It’s hard. But if you have guys willing to work through it, it can happen.” In the first semifinal Saturday, eighthseeded Butler (27-9) will play 11th-seeded VCU (23-11), in a matchup of underdog mid-majors that some might considSee NCAA, Page 3B


The New York Yankees’ Curtis Granderson runs the bases after hitting a home run during the seventh inning of Thursday’s 6-3 victory over Detroit at Yankee Stadium.

Granderson slams go-ahead homer


NEW YORK — A healthy Curtis Granderson helped give the storied New York Yankees their earliest home win ever. Granderson hit a go-ahead homer leading off the seventh inning and Mark Teixeira had a three-run shot off Justin Verlander, lifting New York over the Detroit Tigers 6-3 Thursday in the first March opener in the Bronx. “It was great — except for the weather,” said Granderson, who arrived in New York around 11 p.m.

Wednesday after playing in a rehabilitation game with minor leaguers in Tampa, Fla., earlier in the day. CC Sabathia pitched six workmanlike innings, Derek Jeter added a sacrifice fly in the seventh using his new stride-less swing and Mariano Rivera, wearing his socks high for perhaps the first time, earned his first save and 560th of his career. Newcomers Russell Martin and Rafael Soriano did their part as the Yankees got off to a quick start on a gray, blustery, 42-degree day. “Their bullpen and the long ball is what did us in today,” Detroit manag-

er Jim Leyland said. “I thought it was actually a decent game for the conditions. It was pretty rough.” Sidelined with a strained side since March 22, Granderson made two spectacular catches against his former team and homered for the third straight opener — off a lefty, no less. He connected against former Yankee Phil Coke (0-1) as New York embarked on its first full season without George Steinbrenner as owner since 1973. “He played a good game for being See YANKEES, Page 3B


Japan could be the road back for Sanchez


e stood up from his seat and started to stretch, the breakfast room of a Tampa hotel serving as his bullpen. This is where Romulo Sanchez did his most important work of this upcoming baseball season. Because by the time he was done early Thursday afternoon, when those “bullpen” doors opened, Sanchez wasn’t just heading into a game this time. He was entering a whole new world. It is one where a country is recovering from calamity, where the native language is much different from his, where Sanchez will pitch at the end of games, not the beginning. But Sanchez believes he will get a jumpstart, if not a new start, by playing in Japan. “Right now, at this point, it’s a great opportunity,” his agent Jhosep Rojas said. The chance for Sanchez to chase more money and a relief role in Japan became reality Thursday when longtime Japanese baseball scout Richard Seko signed him to a one-year contract with an option for a second season to play for the Rakuten Golden Eagles. That transaction came just down the street from Steinbrenner Field, where Sanchez spent the whole spring training with the New York Yankees fighting to be part of their season opener Thursday. But the Yankees designated Sanchez for assignment Wednesday, right after he compiled a 3.86 ERA over seven innings and picked up a save pitching in games this spring. And a season after he went 10-8 with nearly a strikeout an inning for the Scranton/WilkesBarre Yankees, between making a couple of relief appearances for parent New York. “I loved the (Scranton/Wilkes-Barre) area,” Sanchez, a Venezuela native and resident who speaks little English, said through Rojas. “I loved the opportunity the Yankees provided to me. I’m just very proud the Yankees gave me a chance to pitch.” He will pitch for Rakuten in a closer’s role, where the 26-year-old Sanchez began his professional career before the Pirates and Yankees began turning him into a starter. To get him started, Seko pulling out a tape right at the hotel and measuring the 6-foot-5, 270-pound Sanchez for uniform size. The right-hander seemed amused, but knows this is a big task he’s undertaking. “(It’s) only for one year,” Sanchez insisted, explaining through his agent how pitching in Japan could help Sanchez grow into a major league-ready pitcher in a couple of years. He made that pitch to enter a new culture while sitting right next to a large sliding window, where everything seemed ready to slide away outside. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s scheduled workouts and game at the Yankees minor league complex were washed away by driving rains before they could be blown away by a day-long series of strong storms parading in off Florida’s Gulf Coast. Up on the hotel televisions, weather forecasters were counting the number of tornadoes touching down through Tampa’s surrounding areas – two, three, then maybe a fourth – while showing the frightening strength of a system that mangled power lines, peeled rooftops and toppled tractor trailers while leaving roadways resembling canals. The connection wasn’t lost on Sanchez, who was leaving those ominous skies in Florida for a nation struggling to recover from being battered by a tsunami last month. “Romulo is going in there with the thought it’ll inspire support for the Japanese people,” Rojas said. “He released a statement saying it will not be long until we see them rise again. They are a great nation.” Japan has become a nation of hope while trying to overcome difficult struggles. For Sanchez, it is the place to be to do some rebuilding.

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



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for his work with The Second Mile, a charitable organization he founded in 1977 to help at-risk children. He retired from the board of the charity in September, and executive vice president Katherine Genovese said then that he had been dialing back duties in recent years and was looking to spend more time with family and deal with his personal life. Paterno and Penn State athletic director Tim Curley were among those who appeared before the grand jury in January, the Patriot-News reported. A spokesman for the athletic department declined to comment Thursday on behalf of athletics and Paterno. Lisa Powers, a spokeswoman for the university, also declined to comment. The allegations surfaced in 2009 while Sandusky was a volunteer assistant high school football coach at Central Mountain High School in Clinton County, the Patriot-News reported. John DiNunzio, interim superintendent of the Keystone Central School District at the time, said the boy’s mother reported an incident to the principal and head football coach. According to the newspaper, DiNunzio, now interim superintendent at the Bellefonte school district, was told by the coach and principal that the boy alleged contact occurred while he and Sandusky were alone in the room on wrestling mats. The report was passed on to Clinton County Children and Youth Services. The newspaper, citing anonymous sources, reported the boy told that department that there had been indecent contact several times over four years. The case was forwarded to the Clinton County district attorney, who then forwarded it to his thencounterpart in Centre County, Michael Madeira, because the incidents where alleged to have taken place in Centre County. Madeira then referred the case to then-Attorney General Tom Corbett’s office in March 2009. DiNunzio told the PatriotNews he never heard from police “once it left his desk.” Kelly Hastings, current superintendent of Keystone Central School District, told the newspaper said she has direct knowledge of the report and that documents from the school have not been subpoenaed. The newspaper also reported that state police in Centre County two months ago began calling witnesses to a May1998 report by Penn State police detailing an earlier allegation of inappropriate contact against Sandusky by another boy. No charges were ever filed against Sandusky. In a separate story Thursday, Patriot-News editor David Newhouse said the newspaper contacted the attorney general’s office with details of the story, to ask if the newspaper was wrong and to ask if their report would harm the investigation. Newhouse said the newspaper would not have reported the story if it were told “yes,” and that the attorney general’s office declined to speak with the paper. Newhouse wrote that, in response to a question from one of Sandusky’s friends, the paper would report with equal veracity if charges are never brought and the inquiry dismissed. “We would owe that to Coach Sandusky, Penn State, The Second Mile and all who have admired his life and work,” Newhouse wrote. Responding to the PatriotNews story, Second Mile president Jack Raykovitz said in a statement the organization was “shaken by the article.” “While The Second Mile is referenced in the Patriot News article, we have been advised that neither The Second Mile nor our programs are the subject of any investigation,” Raykovitz said. “Out of respect for all parties, we cannot discuss, speculate, or comment further.” Raykovitz said the organization was committed “first and foremost to the safety and wellbeing of the children we serve. We have zero tolerance for abuse. ... Throughout our history, there have never been allegations made with regard to misconduct occurring during any Second Mile program.”

L O C A L C A L E N D A R Friday, April 1 H.S. BASKETBALL WVC Girls Senior All-Star Game, 6:30 p.m., Holy Redeemer H.S. WVC Boys Senior All-Star Game, 8 p.m., Holy Redeemer H.S. H.S. BASEBALL (4:15 p.m.) Dallas at Wyoming Valley West Tunkhannock at Wyoming Area Crestwood at Coughlin Nanticoke at Holy Redeemer Pittston Area at Hazleton Area H.S. GIRLS SOCCER Berwick at Coughlin 4:15 p.m. H.S. SOFTBALL (4:15 p.m.) Dallas at Wyoming Valley West Tunkhannock at Wyoming Area Crestwood at Coughlin Nanticoke at Holy Redeemer Pittston Area at Hazleton Area COLLEGE BASEBALL (3:30 p.m.) King’s at Misericordia DeSales at Wilkes COLLEGE MENS TENNIS Cabrini at King’s, 4 p.m.

Saturday, April 2

H.S. GIRLS SOCCER East Stroudsburg South at Delaware Valley, 11 a.m. COLLEGE BASEBALL (1 p.m.) Misericordia at King’s Wilkes at DeSales COLLEGE SOFTBALL (1 p.m.) Wilkes at King’s Misericordia at DeSales COLLEGE MENS LACROSSE King’s at Eastern, 1 p.m. Misericordia at Widener, 7 p.m. COLLEGE WOMENS LACROSSE (1 p.m.) Eastern at King’s Wilkes at Alvernia Widener at Misericordia COLLEGE TENNIS Wilkes at King’s, 1 p.m. Misericordia at FDU-Florham, 11 a.m.

Sunday, April 3

COLLEGE TENNIS Alvernia at King’s, 1 p.m. NYU at Wilkes, 12 p.m. Ramapo at Misericordia, 1 p.m. COLLEGE BASEBALL Wilkes at Marywood, 12 p.m. COLLEGE WOMENS LACROSSE Wilkes at Marywood, 2 p.m.

Monday, April 4

H.S. BASEBALL (4:15 p.m.) Tunkhannock at Berwick Wyoming Area at Wyoming Valley West Pittston Area at Nanticoke Holy Redeemer at Coughlin Crestwood at Hazleton Area H.S. SOFTBALL (4:15 p.m.) Tunkhannock at Berwick Wyoming Area at Wyoming Valley West Pittston Area at Nanticoke Holy Redeemer at Coughlin Crestwood at Hazleton Area H.S. BOYS VOLLEYBALL (5:45 p.m.) Wyoming Area at Crestwood Nanticoke at Dallas Abington Heights at Berwick Lake-Lehman at Hazleton Area Tunkhannock at North Pocono H.S. GIRLS SOCCER (4:15 p.m.) Crestwood at Coughlin Berwick at Dallas Lake-Lehman at Delaware Valley Hazleton Area at Nanticoke COLLEGE BASEBALL Albright at Misericordia, 3:30 p.m. COLLEGE GOLF King’s at FDU-Florham, 12 p.m. King’s vs. Scranton at FDU-Florham, 12 p.m. Misericordia at Lebanon Valley, 12:30 p.m.

T R A N S A C T I O N S BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned LHP Hideki Okajima and RHP Alfredo Aceves to Pawtucket (IL). Placed LHP Felix Doubront on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22. Reassigned INF Nate Spears and INF Drew Sutton to their minor league camp. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Acquired OF Bubba Bell from Boston for cash considerations and assigned him to Columbus (IL). SEATTLE MARINERS — Selected the contracts of INF Luis Rodriguez and OF Ryan Langerhans from Tacoma (PCL). Placed OF Franklin Gutierrez, RHP David Aardsma and INF Matt Mangini on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22, and LHP Mauricio Robles and RHP Shawn Kelley on the 60-day DL. TAMPA BAY RAYS — Agreed to terms with RHP Wade Davis on a four-year contract. Placed LHP J.P. Howell on the 15-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Juan Cruz from Durham (IL). TEXAS RANGERS — Selected the contract of RHP Dave Bush from Round Rock (PCL). Placed RHP Omar Beltre, RHP Scott Feldman and RHP Brandon Webb on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22, and RHP Tommy Hunter on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 25. Optioned INF Chris Davis, OF Craig Gentry and C Taylor Teagarden to Round Rock. Reassigned RHP Brett Tomko to Round Rock. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Named Roberto Alomar special assistant to the organization. National League COLORADO ROCKIES — Selected the contract of 1B Jason Giambi from Colorado Springs (PCL). Placed RHP Aaron Cook on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22. HOUSTON ASTROS — Placed RHP Alberto Arias, C Jason Castro and INF Jeff Keppinger on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22, and SS Clint Barmes retroactive to March 26. LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Placed C Dioner Navarro, INF Casey Blake, RHP Jon Garland and RHP Vicente Padilla on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22, and OF Jay Gibbons retroactive to March 26. Selected the contracts of RHP Lance Cormier, RHP Mike MacDougal and INF Aaron Miles from Albuquerque (PCL). NEW YORK METS — Placed OF Jason Bay and LHP Johan Santana on the 15-day DL, Bay retroactive to March 25. PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Selected the contract of RHP Jose Veras from Indianapolis (IL). Designated RHP Ramon Aguero for assignment. Placed RHP Brad Lincoln, RHP Jose Ascanio and LHP Scott Olsen on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22, and C Chris Snyder retroactive to March 25. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Selected the contract of RHP Miguel Batista from Memphis (PCL). Placed RHP Adam Wainwright on the 60-day DL and INF Nick Punto on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22. WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Selected the contracts of INF Alex Cora, RHP Chad Gaudin, OF Laynce Nix and 1B/OF Matt Stairs from Syracuse (IL). Released RHP Joe Bisenius, RHP Tim Wood and OF Jonathan Van Every. American Association AMARILLO SOX — Signed RHP Justin Garcia. FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Signed RHP Oliver Odle and C Phillip Britton. KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed OF Dwayne White. Released LHP Matt Perisho and RHP Drew Shetrone.


National Basketball Association NEW JERSEY NETS — Signed G Mario West to a 10-day contract. Waived G-F Quinton Ross.


National Hockey League COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Recalled RW Tomas Kubalik from Springfield (AHL) on an emergency basis. DETROIT RED WINGS — Assigned G Thomas McCollum to Grand Rapids (AHL). OTTAWA SENATORS — Signed F Stephane Da Costa to a two-year contract. PHOENIX COYOTES — Assigned D Oliver Ekman-Larsson to San Antonio (AHL). TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Reassigned G Jaroslav Janus from Norfolk (AHL) to Florida (ECHL). American Hockey League MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS — Signed D Jeff Foss and F Chris Cahill. ECHL ECHL — Suspended Bakersfield RW Erick Lizon two games and fined an undisclosed amount for his actions during Wednesday’s game at Ontario. Suspended Stockton F Garet Hunt two games and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions during Wednesday’s game against Las Vegas.


Major League Soccer D.C. UNITED — Signed G Bill Hamid. NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION — Signed D Otto Loewy. Women's Professional Soccer SKY BLUE FC — Signed F Adriana Martin Santamaria.


COLONIAL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION — Signed commissioner Tom Yeager to a four-year contract extension through June, 2015. HOFSTRA — Signed men’s basketball coach Mo Cassara to a five-year contract. WASHINGTON — Announced junior G Isaiah Thomas has declared for the NBA draft. WRIGHT STATE — Named David Korn men’s assistant soccer coach.



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AUTO RACING 12:30 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Goody’s Fast Relief 500, at Martinsville, Va. 2 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Truck Series, final practice for Kroger 250, at Martinsville, Va. 3:30 p.m. SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, “Happy Hour Series,” final practice for Goody’s Fast Relief 500, at Martinsville, Va.


9 p.m. ESPN2 — Lightweights, Hank Lundy (19-1-1) vs. Patrick Lopez (20-3-0), at Mashantucket, Conn.



1 p.m. ESPN, WQMY — Houston at Philadelphia 2:10 p.m. WGN, RTP — Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs 4 p.m. ESPN — Boston at Texas 7:10 p.m. SNY – N.Y. Mets at Florida



Dankos Core Wrestling Strength Training Camp will run April 9 through April 16at DankosAll American Fitness in West Pittston. For more information visit or call Larry Danko 570-825-5989. Geisinger Sports Performance Enhancement Camps is accepting registrations for athletes to receive disciplined training to help them achieve maximum performance in their sport of choice. Geisinger Sport Enhancement programs are staffed by certified athletic trainers. Programs are designed to teach athletes from seventh grade into adulthood specialized skills and training techniques that will improve their physical and psychological condition as well as minimize the opportunity of sports-related injuries. Camps are held Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 13-July 28 in Bloomsburg and Hazleton. Participants can attend 12, 18 or an unlimited number of sessions. To register, visit Specialized team training is also available. This program is designed to meet the specific needs of sports teams looking to improve overall performance. For more information on customized team camps, call 1-866-414-4988. Wyoming Area Diamond Club will meet at 7 p.m. on April 6 in the Auditorium of the Secondary Center.All parents are asked to attend. Wyoming Valley West Wrestling Booster Club will hold its meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the middle school. End of season activities and summer fundraising will be discussed. All Parents are encouraged to attend.

NO LINE REPORT: On the NBA board, there is no line on the Spurs - Rockets game due to San Antonio center Tim Duncan (questionable), guard Manu Ginobili (questionable) and guard Tony Parker (probable). BOXING REPORT: In the WBO welterweight title fight on May 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Manny Pacquiao is -$750 vs. at Shane Mosley +$550. BASEBALL Odds



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1 p.m. ESPN2 — ATP/WTA Tour, Sony Ericsson Open, men’s semifinal, at Key Biscayne, Fla. 7 p.m. ESPN2 — ATP/WTA Tour, Sony Ericsson Open, men’s semifinal, at Key Biscayne, Fla.


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5. Wholeftthegateopen (An Napolitano) 6. I Know Your Lookin (To Hall) 7. Just That (Ty Buter) 8. Pick A Trail (La Stalbaum) 9. Oyster Bay (Gr Merton) Fourteenth $6,000 Pace 1. Rusty’s Martini (Ma Romano) 2. Keystone Katie (Dr Chellis) 3. Princess Character (Ho Parker) 4. Prairie Ganache (Ma Kakaley) 5. Riverdancer (Ji Taggart Jr) 6. Moira’s Bliss (La Stalbaum) 7. Zinescape (Mi Simons) 8. Bridezilla (Th Jackson)

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H O C K E Y National Hockey League All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA x-Philadelphia............. 77 46 21 10 102 243 203 x-Pittsburgh ................ 78 45 25 8 98 221 190 N.Y. Rangers .............. 78 41 32 5 87 220 188 New Jersey ................. 76 35 36 5 75 158 191 N.Y. Islanders ............. 78 30 36 12 72 218 246 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA x-Boston ...................... 77 43 23 11 97 232 182 Montreal....................... 78 41 30 7 89 205 203 Buffalo.......................... 77 39 29 9 87 226 214 Toronto ........................ 78 36 32 10 82 209 238 Ottawa .......................... 78 30 38 10 70 181 239 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA x-Washington ............. 78 45 22 11 101 211 188 x-Tampa Bay ............... 77 42 24 11 95 230 231 Carolina ....................... 77 37 30 10 84 220 228 Atlanta.......................... 77 33 32 12 78 212 249 Florida.......................... 78 29 37 12 70 188 216 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Detroit .......................... 77 44 23 10 98 247 226 Nashville ...................... 77 41 26 10 92 203 182 Chicago........................ 76 41 27 8 90 242 209 St. Louis....................... 77 35 32 10 80 224 225 Columbus .................... 77 34 31 12 80 206 236 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA z-Vancouver................ 77 51 17 9 111 250 176 Calgary ........................ 78 38 29 11 87 237 230 Minnesota ................... 77 37 32 8 82 195 217 Colorado...................... 75 28 39 8 64 211 267 Edmonton.................... 77 23 43 11 57 182 255 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA San Jose ...................... 76 44 23 9 97 224 199 Phoenix........................ 78 42 25 11 95 221 213 Los Angeles ................ 76 44 26 6 94 209 181 Anaheim ...................... 77 44 28 5 93 223 223 Dallas ........................... 75 38 26 11 87 209 212 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. x-clinched playoff spot z-clinched conference Thursday's Games Toronto 4, Boston 3, SO N.Y. Islanders 6, N.Y. Rangers 2 Atlanta 1, Philadelphia 0 Washington 4, Columbus 3, OT Tampa Bay 2, Pittsburgh 1 Ottawa 4, Florida 1 Minnesota 4, Edmonton 2 Nashville at Colorado, (n) Los Angeles at Vancouver, (n) Dallas at San Jose, (n) Friday's Games Philadelphia at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Chicago at Columbus, 7 p.m. Calgary at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Colorado at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Saturday's Games Atlanta at Boston, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Minnesota, 2 p.m. Detroit at Nashville, 3 p.m. Dallas at Los Angeles, 4 p.m. Toronto at Ottawa, 7 p.m. Montreal at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Carolina at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Washington, 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Florida, 7 p.m. Edmonton at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Anaheim at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

American Hockey League All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA x-Portland.............. 73 44 21 6 2 96 260 214 x-Manchester........ 75 42 24 3 6 93 239 195 Connecticut........... 74 38 28 2 6 84 203 201 Worcester.............. 74 34 28 4 8 80 201 230 Providence............ 74 33 35 3 3 72 190 239 Springfield ............. 74 31 38 2 3 67 212 239 Bridgeport ............. 74 26 37 4 7 63 197 248 East Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA y-Penguins .......... 74 53 20 0 1 107 237 168 x-Hershey ............. 75 43 24 3 5 94 239 198 Charlotte ............... 75 41 25 2 7 91 247 226 Norfolk................... 73 37 22 8 6 88 239 202 Binghamton .......... 74 40 27 3 4 87 239 203 Syracuse............... 74 31 36 3 4 69 194 229 Albany.................... 73 31 37 1 4 67 200 250 Adirondack ........... 73 26 37 4 6 62 170 233 WESTERN CONFERENCE North Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA Manitoba................ 75 42 27 1 5 90 210 192 Lake Erie ............... 74 40 26 3 5 88 207 192 Hamilton ................ 74 39 26 2 7 87 208 184 Toronto .................. 75 35 29 1 10 81 212 206 Grand Rapids........ 74 35 29 2 8 80 220 234 Abbotsford ............ 73 34 29 4 6 78 173 199 Rochester.............. 74 30 36 4 4 68 200 240 West Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA x-Milwaukee.......... 74 41 19 6 8 96 207 179 x-Houston.............. 76 44 26 1 5 94 223 198 Texas ..................... 73 39 24 4 6 88 204 193 Peoria .................... 74 38 29 2 5 83 203 202 Chicago ................. 74 37 28 3 6 83 241 237 Oklahoma City...... 75 36 28 2 9 83 224 226 San Antonio .......... 74 38 30 3 3 82 215 224 Rockford................ 74 33 32 4 5 75 194 227 x-Clinched Playoff Berth y-Clinched Divisional Title NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Wednesday's Games Syracuse 4, Toronto 3 Bridgeport 2, Portland 1 Hamilton 4, Abbotsford 1 Rockford 3, Lake Erie 2 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 4, Norfolk 3 Milwaukee 3, San Antonio 2, SO Manitoba 5, Rochester 4, SO Thursday's Games Chicago at Houston, 8:05 p.m. Friday's Games Charlotte at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 7:05 p.m. Connecticut at Providence, 7:05 p.m. Hershey at Norfolk, 7:30 p.m. Albany at Adirondack, 7:30 p.m. Manchester at Worcester, 7:30 p.m. Hamilton at Lake Erie, 7:30 p.m. Binghamton at Syracuse, 7:30 p.m. Bridgeport at Springfield, 7:30 p.m. Manitoba at Rochester, 7:35 p.m. Peoria at San Antonio, 8 p.m. Houston at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Rockford at Oklahoma City, 8:05 p.m. Chicago at Texas, 8:30 p.m. Grand Rapids at Abbotsford, 10 p.m.








College Basketball Favorite



Saturday NCAA Tournament Final Four

National League PHILLIES


8 p.m. ESPN — Boston at Atlanta 10:30 p.m. ESPN — L.A. Lakers at Utah


American League



Friday Apr 01, 2011 Post Time:6:30 PM First $9,000 Pace 1. Lady Yachtsman (Gr Merton) 2. Rockjaws (Ma Kakaley) 3. Kiddie Cocktail (Br Simpson) 4. Mondatta (Mi Simons) 5. Throwdown (Ty Buter) 6. Laugh Away (Jo Pavia Jr) Second $6,000 Pace 1. No Mo Parking (An Napolitano) 2. Mighty Tina (Jo Pavia Jr) 3. Sharknfestedwaters (Br Simpson) 4. Atlantic Filly (La Stalbaum) 5. Ebony Isle (Ty Buter) 6. Annika S (An McCarthy) 7. Pilgrims Haley (Ma Kakaley) Third $8,500 Pace 1. Southern Sport (Br Simpson) 2. Ccs Lover N (La Stalbaum) 3. Devil’s Bargain (Jo Pavia Jr) 4. Orr Hanover (Ty Buter) 5. Mexican Coast (To Hall) 6. A Fool For Mark (Da Ingraham) 7. Move On (Ja Meittinis) 8. Bad Hombre (Ma Kakaley) 9. Camcracker Dynasty (Ma Romano) Fourth $11,000 Trot 1. Big Sky Storm (Ja Meittinis) 2. Fortissimo (Ma Kakaley) 3. Petrossian (Da Ingraham) 4. The Bull Stopshere (Th Jackson) 5. Rules Little Man (An McCarthy) 6. Keenan (Ty Buter) 7. Eggipus Complex (Mi Simons) 8. First Tail U See (Ro Abbott) 9. Bullet (Br Simpson) Fifth $10,000 Pace 1. Western Artwork (La Stalbaum) 2. Austin’s Best (Mi Merton) 3. Exactorman (Br Simpson) 4. Grinning Breed (An Napolitano) 5. Forever Wild (Ty Buter) 6. Abs Rayno Hall (Jo Pavia Jr) 7. Art Glass (Ma Kakaley) 8. Sody’s Moonshine (Mi Simons) 9. Escape Attack (Th Jackson) Sixth $6,000 Trot 1. Funny Briefs (Ma Kakaley) 2. Crushproof (Jo Pavia Jr) 3. Vijay Star (La Stalbaum) 4. Celebrity Caviar (Th Jackson) 5. Credit Watch (An McCarthy) 6. Bobo’s Express (Wa Long) 7. Brancaleone (An Napolitano) 8. Revington (An Santeramo) Seventh $16,000 Pace 1. Float Blue Chip (An Napolitano) 2. Johnny Absolut (Ji Taggart Jr) 3. Jimmie Hanover (Ty Buter) 4. Polaris N (An McCarthy) 5. Blue Claw (Pa Berry) 6. Gentleman Friend (Jo Pavia Jr) 7. Rockin The House (Ma Kakaley) 8. Bongo (To Hall) 9. Ok Braveheart (Br Simpson) Eighth $6,000 Trot 1. Sj’s Leo (Mi Merton) 2. Our Little Dip (An McCarthy) 3. Ducati (Mi Simons) 4. Smooth Vintage (Ma Kakaley) 5. Civil Cause (Ty Buter) 6. Celtic Hall (An Napolitano) 7. Levitys Pride (Al Kavoleff) 8. Indy Source (La Stalbaum) 9. Smartchip (Ja Meittinis) Ninth $12,000 Pace 1. Pembroke Joe Dunn (Jo Pavia Jr) 2. Now That’s Art (Pa Berry) 3. I Ride Western (Br Simpson) 4. Raines Hanover (Gr Merton) 5. Mountain Air (La Stalbaum) 6. Caviart Spencer (Ma Kakaley) 7. Master Of Wars (Ji Taggart Jr) 8. Modern Desire (An Napolitano) Tenth $25,000 Trot 1. P J Clark (Jo Pavia Jr) 2. Rompaway Beau (Br Simpson) 3. Aruba Vacation (Ji Taggart Jr) 4. Salutation Hanover (Ma Kakaley) 5. In Focus (Ma Johansson) 6. Sand Top Gun (Ty Buter) 7. And Heez Perfect (An McCarthy) 8. Grain Of Truth (Mi Simons) Eleventh $11,000 Pace 1. Night Call (Ji Taggart Jr) 2. Mikes Hope (An Napolitano) 3. Buckeye In Charge (Pa Berry) 4. Mystery Island (Jo Pavia Jr) 5. Mojo Terror (Ho Parker) 6. Mcsocks (Ty Buter) 7. Master Of Desire (Br Simpson) 8. Joe Palz (Ma Kakaley) 9. Yacht King (An McCarthy) Twelfth $6,000 Trot 1. Techalong (An Napolitano) 2. Noble Way (Th Jackson) 3. Bar None (Mi Simons) 4. Elvis Blue Chip (La Stalbaum) 5. Alpha Entura (Ho Parker) 6. Stan (Wi Mann) 7. Carscot Nexus (Jo Pavia Jr) 8. Velvet Hall (Ty Buter) 9. Mon Beau Somolli N (An McCarthy) Thirteenth $8,500 Pace 1. Roxies Big Guy (Jo Pavia Jr) 2. Mr Excellent (Br Simpson) 3. Star City Hero (An McCarthy) 4. Lucky Lucky Leo (Mi Simons)



11 a.m. TGC — European PGA Tour, Trophee Hassan II, second round, at Agadir, Morocco Noon TGC — LPGA, Kraft Nabisco Championship, second round, part I, at Rancho Mirage, Calif. 3 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour, Houston Open, second round, at Humble, Texas 6:30 p.m. TGC — LPGA, Kraft Nabisco Championship, second round, part II, at Rancho Mirage, Calif. 12:30 a.m. TGC — Champions Tour, Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic, first round, at Saucier, Miss. (delayed tape)

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B A S K E T B A L L NCAA Men NCAA Tournament Glance All Times EDT FINAL FOUR At Reliant Stadium Houston National Semifinals Saturday, April 2 Butler (27-9) vs. Virginia Commonwealth (28-11), 6:09 p.m. Kentucky (29-8) vs. Connecticut (30-9), 40 minutes after first game National Championship Monday, April 4 Semifinal winners National Invitation Tournament Glance All Times EDT Semifinals Tuesday, March 29 At Madison Square Garden New York Wichita State 75, Washington State 44 Alabama 62, Colorado 61 Championship Thursday, March 31 Wichita State 66, Alabama 57

NCAA Women

FINAL FOUR At at Conseco Fieldhouse Indianapolis National Semifinals Sunday, April 3 Stanford (33-2) vs. Texas A&M (31-5), 7 p.m. Connecticut (36-1) vs. Notre Dame (30-7), 9 p.m. National Championship Tuesday, April 5 Semifinal winners, TBA

National Basketball League All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct y-Boston ....................... 52 22 .703 Philadelphia ................. 39 36 .520 New York ...................... 37 38 .493 New Jersey .................. 23 51 .311 Toronto ......................... 20 54 .270 Southeast Division W L Pct x-Miami ......................... 52 23 .693 x-Orlando ...................... 47 28 .627 x-Atlanta........................ 43 32 .573 Charlotte ....................... 32 42 .432 Washington .................. 18 56 .243 Central Division W L Pct y-Chicago....................... 54 20 .730 Indiana............................ 34 42 .447 Milwaukee ...................... 30 44 .405 Detroit ............................. 26 48 .351 Cleveland ....................... 15 59 .203 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct x-San Antonio ................ 57 18 .760 x-Dallas .......................... 53 21 .716 New Orleans .................. 43 32 .573 Memphis ........................ 42 33 .560 Houston.......................... 39 36 .520 Northwest Division W L Pct x-Oklahoma City.......... 50 24 .676 Denver .......................... 45 29 .608 Portland......................... 43 32 .573 Utah............................... 36 39 .480 Minnesota..................... 17 58 .227 Pacific Division W L Pct y-L.A. Lakers................ 53 20 .726 Phoenix......................... 36 38 .486 Golden State ................ 32 44 .421 L.A. Clippers................. 29 46 .387 Sacramento.................. 21 53 .284 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division Wednesday's Games Atlanta 85, Orlando 82 Charlotte 98, Cleveland 97 Indiana 111, Detroit 101 Milwaukee 104, Toronto 98 Philadelphia 108, Houston 97 Miami 123, Washington 107 New York 120, New Jersey 116 Memphis 110, Golden State 91 Chicago 108, Minnesota 91 New Orleans 95, Portland 91 Denver 104, Sacramento 90 Oklahoma City 116, Phoenix 98 Dallas 106, L.A. Clippers 100 Thursday's Games Boston 107, San Antonio 97 Dallas at L.A. Lakers, (n) Friday's Games Milwaukee at Indiana, 7 p.m. Charlotte at Orlando, 7 p.m. New Jersey at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Washington, 7 p.m. Chicago at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Miami at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Memphis at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Boston at Atlanta, 8 p.m. San Antonio at Houston, 8:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Oklahoma City at Portland, 10 p.m. Denver at Sacramento, 10 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Utah, 10:30 p.m. Saturday's Games Toronto at Chicago, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Memphis, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m. Dallas at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

GOLF A charity golf tournament to benefit Blue Chip Farm no kill animal refuge will be held 1 p.m. on April 29 at the Blue Ridge Trail Golf Course in Mountain Top. The format will be captain and crew with a shotgun start. The cost is $85 per player and includes 18 holes, cart, beverages, dinner. MEETINGS Hanover Area Boys Basketball Booster Club will be accepting nominations for officers at the April 11 meeting at Major League anyone interested please attend. Wyoming Valley ASA Chapter of Umpires will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at Konefal’s in Edwardsville. REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTS

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G O L F PGA Tour Houston Open Par Scores Thursday At Redstone Golf Club, Tournament Course Humble, Texas First Round Jimmy Walker ........................................32-31—63-9 Nick O’Hern............................................32-33—65-7 Josh Teater.............................................34-31—65-7 Chris Kirk ................................................32-34—66-6 Steve Stricker ........................................34-33—67-5 John Rollins ...........................................33-34—67-5 Nathan Green.........................................32-35—67-5 Brendan Steele ......................................36-31—67-5 Robert Allenby.......................................34-34—68-4 Marc Turnesa.........................................33-35—68-4 Vaughn Taylor........................................34-34—68-4 Tommy Gainey ......................................33-35—68-4 Zack Miller ..............................................37-31—68-4 Lee Westwood.......................................36-32—68-4 Robert Garrigus.....................................31-37—68-4 Padraig Harrington................................33-35—68-4 Bill Lunde................................................35-33—68-4 Steve Elkington .....................................35-33—68-4 Brendon de Jonge.................................33-35—68-4 Jarrod Lyle .............................................35-33—68-4 Ryuji Imada ............................................34-35—69-3 Charles Howell III ..................................34-35—69-3 Marc Leishman ......................................36-33—69-3 Brandt Jobe............................................33-36—69-3 Alex Prugh..............................................34-35—69-3 Nate Smith ..............................................36-33—69-3 Francesco Molinari................................34-35—69-3 Johnson Wagner ...................................34-35—69-3

Wilkes-Barre Girls Softball League will hold final registration for T-ball, minors andmajors from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Rodano’s Public Square.Girls born between Jan. 1, 1994, and June 30, 2006, are eligible for the four divisions of play. For more info call Gary at 822-3991 or log onto Wyoming Valley Youth Soccer Association will have a spring soccer league, beginning in May for teams in the U-7 through U-16 age groups. Team applications and information can be found at Registration deadline is April 1. UPCOMING EVENTS “Do it for the Kids” 5K Run and Kids Fun Run will be held at 6 p.m. April 27 in Wilkes-Barre. he race begins at The RiverCommon Millennium Circle and runs through Kirby Park. The fun run will go between the Portals on the RiverCommon. Cash awards will be given to overall male, female, male masters and female masters. Age groups medals will be awarded for first, second and third places. A Post-Race Bash and Happy Hour will be held at Rodano’s for race participants and supporters and friends of WVCA from 7 to 9 pm. Cost for the happy hour is $20 per person and $15 for race participants. The annual Walk-a-thon is scheduled 10 a.m. on April 30 at the WVCA building in Forty Fort. Awards will be given for individuals and teams raising the most amount in pledges. For more information, visit West Pittston Little League will hold an Easter egg hunt on from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on April 23 at the West Pittston Little League Fields. The Easter Egg Huntis for kids 10 & under. This event is rain or shine. Bulletin Board items will not be accepted over the telephone. Items may be faxed to 831-7319, emailed to or dropped off at the Times Leader or mailed to Times Leader, c/o Sports, 15 N, Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250.

T E N N I S Sony Ericsson Open Thursday Key Biscayne, Fla. Singles Men Quarterfinals Roger Federer (3), Switzerland, def. Gilles Simon (25), France, 3-0, retired. Rafael Nadal (1), Spain, def. Tomas Berdych (7), Czech Republic, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. Women Semifinals Maria Sharapova (16), Russia, def. Andrea Petkovic (21), Germany, 3-6, 6-0, 6-2. Doubles Men Semifinals Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes (3), India, def. Oliver Marach, Austria, and Janko Tipsarevic, Serbia, 6-3, 5-7, 11-9 tiebreak.












Halladay, Phillies think big

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The Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA — For Roy Halladay, opening day means it’s just one day closer to the postseason. Halladay and the rest of the Philadelphia Phillies are ready to get the most anticipated season in franchise history started. Expectations are high this year. So high, in fact, that anything less than a World Series title won’t be considered a success. But the Phillies have to play 162 games first, starting with today’s opener against the Houston Astros. “I think we’re all anxious, more so to get back to the postseason,” Halladay said. “That being the goal and having another quality team to put on the field, I think we’re all anxious. Opening day is just the start of it.” The four-time NL East champions became instant favorites to win their second World Series in four years after signing Cliff Lee to a $120 million, fiveyear deal. The addition of Lee to go along with Halladay, Roy Oswalt and Cole Hamels gives the Phillies a starting rotation that’s the envy of baseball. Injuries to five-time All-Star Chase Utley and closer Brad Lidge have brought Philadelphia back closer to the pack. Still, the Phillies won’t be satisfied unless they are riding down Broad Street for a championship parade in October. “Crazy things happen in baseball. It obviously takes a lot, and just because you have certain names on paper doesn’t guarantee anything,” Halladay said. “We’re very well aware of that. If we all go out and do our jobs the way we’re supposed to and we’re able to stay healthy, then we like our chances. But we all know what we’re up against. I don’t think teams are going to go running from us just because of the guys that we have on our roster.”

Bonds aide says trainer injected star The Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — Barry Bonds’ former personal shopper has testified that she saw the slugger’s private trainer inject Bonds in the navel before a road trip during the 2002 season. Kathy Hoskins said Thursday she was in Bonds’ bedroom packing his clothes for the trip when the seven-time NL MVP and trainer Greg Anderson came into the room. Anderson expressed concerns about her presence but Bonds said not to worry about Hoskins because “she’s my girl.” Hoskins testified that she then watched Anderson inject Bonds. She said didn’t ask about the injection, but Bonds volunteered that it was “a little something, something for when I go on the road. You can’t detect it.” Bonds is charged with lying to a federal grand jury when he said no one other than his doctor ever injected him with anything. The owner of Major League Baseball’s records for home runs in a career and a season also is accused of lying when he said that he never knowingly used performanceenhancing drugs. Hoskins testified after prosecutors called Barry Bonds’ orthopedic surgeon to the witness stand — a move they may wind up regretting. Dr. Arthur Ting contradicted the testimony of a key prosecution witness, former Bonds business partner Steve Hoskins, who is the brother of Kathy Hoskins. Their dad played for the San Francisco 49ers and was a friend of Barry Bonds’ baseball star father, Bobby Bonds.


Atlanta Braves Nate McClouth, left, Freddie Freeman, and Jason Heyward react as they come off the field after their opening day victory over Washington Thursday.

Braves usher in new era The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Welcome back, Chipper. Nice way to start, Fredi. Returning from major knee surgery, Chipper Jones doubled before scoring the 2011 season’s first run on a chilly, damp opening day, and Derek Lowe allowed three singles in 5 2-3 innings, helping the Braves beat the Washington Nationals 2-0 Thursday to make Fredi Gonzalez a winner in his debut as Atlanta’s manager. The Braves played their first regular-season game since Bobby Cox retired at the end of 2010 after two decades — and 15 playoff appearances — as their skipper. With his sinker in fine, darting form, Lowe (1-0) struck out six and walked two. Dodgers 2, Giants 1 LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw struck out nine in seven dominant innings and Matt Kemp scored the go-ahead run on a throwing error by catcher Buster Posey in the sixth, sending the Los Angeles Dodgers to a victory over the defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants in their season opener. Kershaw (1-0) allowed four hits and walked one in his first opening-day start. The 23-yearold left-hander struck out three of the four batters he faced in the first, giving him 500 strikeouts in his career. Reds 7, Brewers 6 CINCINNATI — Ramon Hernandez hit a two-out, three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a victory over the Milwaukee Brewers in an openingday flashback to their NL Central title season. The Brewers became the first team in 42 years to open the season with back-to-back homers when Rickie Weeks and Carlos Gomez connected off Edinson Volquez. Ryan Braun also had a solo shot, helping Milwaukee take a 6-3 lead to the ninth. Padres 5, Cardinals 3 ST. LOUIS — Cameron Maybin tied it with a two-out homer in the ninth inning and grounded a single that led to the goahead run in the 11th as the San Diego Padres opened with a win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Cardinals star Albert Pujols had an awful start to what could be his 11th and final season in St. Louis. He grounded into a career-worst double plays while going 0 for 5. The three-time NL MVP cut off contract negotiations at the start of spring training and could be a free agent this fall. AMERICAN LEAGUE Angels 4, Royals 2 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Torii Hunter and Jeff Mathis homered, helping Jered Weaver and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals in a chilly season opener. Weaver allowed two harmless singles to Melky Cabrera over 6 1-3 innings, improving to 3-0 in his last four starts against Kansas City. The 2010 major league strikeout leader fanned six and walked two as the Angels won their opener for the seventh time in the last eight years.



All Times EDT East Division W L Pct GB New York ........................ 1 0 1.000 — 1 Baltimore......................... 0 0 .000 ⁄2 1 Boston............................. 0 0 .000 ⁄2 1 Tampa Bay...................... 0 0 .000 ⁄2 1 Toronto ........................... 0 0 .000 ⁄2 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago............................. 0 0 .000 — Cleveland.......................... 0 0 .000 — Minnesota ......................... 0 0 .000 — 1 Detroit................................ 0 1 .000 ⁄2 1 Kansas City ...................... 0 1 .000 ⁄2 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles ................... 1 0 1.000 — 1 Oakland........................... 0 0 .000 ⁄2 1 Seattle ............................. 0 0 .000 ⁄2 1 Texas .............................. 0 0 .000 ⁄2 Wednesday's Games No games scheduled Thursday's Games N.Y. Yankees 6, Detroit 3 L.A. Angels 4, Kansas City 2 Friday's Games Chicago White Sox (Buehrle 0-0) at Cleveland (Carmona 0-0), 3:05 p.m. Boston (Lester 0-0) at Texas (Wilson 0-0), 4:05 p.m. Minnesota (Pavano 0-0) at Toronto (Romero 0-0), 7:07 p.m. Baltimore (Guthrie 0-0) at Tampa Bay (Price 0-0), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Haren 0-0) at Kansas City (Francis 0-0), 8:10 p.m. Seattle (Hernandez 0-0) at Oakland (Cahill 0-0), 10:05 p.m. Saturday's Games Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m. Minnesota at Toronto, 1:07 p.m. L.A. Angels at Kansas City, 1:10 p.m. Detroit at N.Y. Yankees, 4:10 p.m. Baltimore at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Boston at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Seattle at Oakland, 9:05 p.m. Sunday's Games Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m. Detroit at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m. Minnesota at Toronto, 1:07 p.m. Baltimore at Tampa Bay, 1:40 p.m. Boston at Texas, 2:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Kansas City, 2:10 p.m. Seattle at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.

Dodgers 2, Giants 1 San Francisco Los Angeles ab r h bi ab r h bi Torres cf 4 0 0 0 Furcal ss 4 0 0 0 FSnchz 2b 4 0 1 0 Gwynn lf 4 0 1 0 Huff rf 4 0 0 0 Ethier rf 4 0 1 0 Posey c 4 0 1 0 Kemp cf 1 2 1 0 Burrell lf 4 1 1 1 Loney 1b 4 0 1 1 Tejada ss 4 0 0 0 Uribe 3b 3 0 1 0 Belt 1b 3 0 1 0 Barajs c 4 0 1 0 PSndvl 3b 3 0 1 0 Carroll 2b 3 0 0 0 Linccm p 2 0 0 0 Kershw p 3 0 0 0 DeRosa ph 0 0 0 0 Kuo p 0 0 0 0 Schrhlt pr 0 0 0 0 Broxtn p 0 0 0 0 SCasill p 0 0 0 0 Totals 32 1 5 1 Totals 30 2 6 1 San Francisco.................... 000 000 001 — 1 Los Angeles....................... 000 001 01x — 2 E—Tejada (1), Burrell (1), Posey (1), Furcal (1). DP—Los Angeles 1. LOB—San Francisco 6, Los Angeles 9. 2B—Loney (1). HR—Burrell (1). SB— Kemp (1). IP H R ER BB SO San Francisco Lincecum L,0-1 ....... 7 5 1 0 3 5 S.Casilla................... 1 1 1 1 1 1 Los Angeles Kershaw W,1-0........ 7 4 0 0 1 9 Kuo H,1 .................... 1 0 0 0 1 1 Broxton S,1-1 .......... 1 1 1 1 0 0 HBP—by Lincecum (Uribe). PB—Posey. Umpires—Home, Gary Cederstrom;First, Lance Barksdale;Second, Fieldin Culbreth;Third, Adrian Johnson. T—2:50. A—56,000 (56,000). Angels 4, Royals 2 Kansas City ab r h bi ab r h bi MIzturs 3b 5 0 2 1 Aviles 3b-2b 5 1 1 1 HKndrc 2b 4 0 1 0 MeCarr cf-lf 4 0 3 0 Gordon Abreu dh 4 0 1 0 lf-1b 5 0 0 0 TrHntr rf 5 1 2 1 Butler dh 2 0 0 0 V.Wells lf 4 1 1 0 Maier pr-dh 0 0 0 0 Aybar ss 4 0 1 1 Kaaihu 1b 3 0 0 0 Trumo 1b 4 0 0 0 Dyson pr-cf 0 0 0 0 Mathis c 4 1 2 1 Francr rf 4 1 1 1 Bourjos cf 4 1 2 0 AEscor ss 4 0 1 0 Treanr c 3 0 1 0 Getz 2b 1 0 0 0 Betemt ph-3b 2 0 0 0 Totals 38 412 4 Totals 33 2 7 2 Los Angeles....................... 000 202 000 — 4 Kansas City ....................... 000 000 110 — 2 E—Aviles (1), Getz (1), Hochevar (1). LOB—Los Angeles 10, Kansas City 10. 2B—H.Kendrick (1), V.Wells (1), Aybar (1), Mathis (1). HR—Tor.Hunter (1), Mathis (1), Aviles (1), Francoeur (1). SB—M.Izturis (1), Me.Cabrera (1). CS—Getz (1). S—H.Kendrick. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Weaver W,1-0 ......... 61⁄3 2 0 0 2 6 Takahashi ................ 1⁄3 3 1 1 0 0 Walden H,1.............. 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Jepsen H,1 .............. 1⁄3 1 1 1 2 0 Kohn H,1 .................. 2⁄3 0 0 0 1 1 Rodney S,1-1 .......... 1 1 0 0 1 2 Kansas City Hochevar L,0-1 ....... 52⁄3 9 4 3 0 5 Crow ......................... 11⁄3 0 0 0 0 3 Adcock ..................... 1 2 0 0 0 0 Collins....................... 1 1 0 0 1 1 HBP—by Hochevar (V.Wells). PB—Mathis. Umpires—Home, Dana DeMuth;First, Kerwin Danley;Second, Paul Nauert;Third, Doug Eddings. T—3:15. A—40,055 (37,903). Los Angeles

Padres 5, Cardinals 3, 11 innings, San Diego St. Louis ab r h bi ab r h bi Venale rf 5 1 1 0 Theriot ss 5 0 1 0 Bartlett ss 5 0 1 0 Rasms cf 3 1 2 0 OHudsn 2b 2 0 0 1 Pujols 1b 5 0 0 0 Hawpe 1b 5 0 0 0 Hollidy lf 4 1 3 2 Ludwck lf 3 1 0 0 Brkmn rf 4 1 2 0 Headly 3b 5 1 1 0 Frnkln p 0 0 0 0 Maybin cf 5 1 2 1 Tallet p 0 0 0 0 CHuntr pr-cf 0 1 0 0 Craig ph 1 0 0 0 Hundly c 4 0 2 2 Agnstn p 0 0 0 0 Stauffr p 2 0 0 0 Freese 3b 5 0 1 0 Grgrsn p 0 0 0 0 YMolin c 5 0 1 1 Cantu ph 1 0 1 0 Schmkr 2b 5 0 1 0 Adams p 0 0 0 0 Carpntr p 2 0 0 0 Denorfi ph 1 0 0 0 Descals ph 0 0 0 0 Qualls p 0 0 0 0 Batista p 0 0 0 0 Neshek p 0 0 0 0 Miller p 0 0 0 0 AlGnzlz ph 1 0 0 0 Jay rf 1 0 1 0 Bell p 0 0 0 0 Totals 39 5 8 4 Totals 40 312 3 San Diego .................. 000 110 001 02 — 5 St. Louis ..................... 100 100 010 00 — 3 E—Theriot (1). DP—San Diego 4, St. Louis 1.



At A Glance All Times EDT East Division W L Pct GB Atlanta ............................. 1 0 1.000 — 1 ⁄2 Florida ............................. 0 0 .000 1 New York ........................ 0 0 .000 ⁄2 1 Philadelphia ................... 0 0 .000 ⁄2 Washington .................... 0 1 .000 1 Central Division W L Pct GB Cincinnati ........................ 1 0 1.000 — 1 Chicago........................... 0 0 .000 ⁄2 1 Houston .......................... 0 0 .000 ⁄2 1 Pittsburgh ....................... 0 0 .000 ⁄2 Milwaukee....................... 0 1 .000 1 St. Louis.......................... 0 1 .000 1 West Division W L Pct GB San Diego....................... 1 0 1.000 — 1 Arizona............................ 0 0 .000 ⁄2 1 Colorado ......................... 0 0 .000 ⁄2 1 Los Angeles ................... 0 0 .000 ⁄2 1 San Francisco ................ 0 0 .000 ⁄2 Wednesday's Games No games scheduled Thursday's Games Atlanta 2, Washington 0 Cincinnati 7, Milwaukee 6 San Diego 5, St. Louis 3, 11 innings San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 8 p.m. Friday's Games Houston (Myers 0-0) at Philadelphia (Halladay 0-0), 1:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Correia 0-0) at Chicago Cubs (Dempster 0-0), 2:20 p.m. Arizona (Kennedy 0-0) at Colorado (Jimenez 0-0), 4:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Pelfrey 0-0) at Florida (Johnson 0-0), 7:10 p.m. San Francisco (Sanchez 0-0) at L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 0-0), 10:10 p.m. Saturday's Games Atlanta at Washington, 1:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 1:05 p.m. San Diego at St. Louis, 4:10 p.m. San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 4:10 p.m. Houston at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Florida, 7:10 p.m. Arizona at Colorado, 8:10 p.m. Sunday's Games Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 1:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Florida, 1:10 p.m. Atlanta at Washington, 1:35 p.m. Houston at Philadelphia, 1:35 p.m. San Diego at St. Louis, 2:15 p.m. Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Arizona at Colorado, 3:10 p.m. San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 8:05 p.m.

LOB—San Diego 7, St. Louis 8. 2B—Venable (1), Hundley (1). 3B—Rasmus (1). HR—Maybin (1), Holliday (1). SB—Ludwick (1). CS—Holliday (1). S—Descalso. SF—O.Hudson. IP H R ER BB SO San Diego Stauffer..................... 6 9 2 2 1 2 Gregerson................ 1 1 0 0 0 1 Adams ...................... 1 1 1 1 0 2 Qualls ....................... 1 1 0 0 0 0 Neshek W,1-0 ......... 1 0 0 0 2 0 Bell S,1-1 ................. 1 0 0 0 0 0 St. Louis Carpenter................. 7 2 2 2 2 4 Batista ....................... 2⁄3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Miller ......................... 1⁄3 Franklin BS,1-1 ....... 1 1 1 1 0 0 Tallet......................... 1 0 0 0 0 2 Augenstein L,0-1..... 1 3 2 1 0 0 HBP—by Carpenter (Ludwick), by Franklin (Hundley). PB—Hundley. Reds 7, Brewers 6 Cincinnati ab r h bi ab r h bi Weeks 2b 5 1 2 2 Stubbs cf 5 2 2 1 Gomez cf 4 1 1 1 Phillips 2b 4 1 1 0 Braun lf 3 3 2 1 Votto 1b 2 2 1 2 Fielder 1b 3 0 1 0 Rolen 3b 4 1 0 0 McGeh 3b 4 0 1 2 Bruce rf 5 0 2 0 Kotsay rf 3 0 0 0 Gomes lf 3 0 0 1 Almont ph 1 0 0 0 RHrndz c 5 1 4 3 Morgan rf 0 0 0 0 Janish ss 4 0 2 0 YBtncr ss 4 0 0 0 Volquez p 1 0 0 0 Nieves c 4 1 2 0 JFrncs ph 1 0 0 0 Gallard p 3 0 0 0 JrSmth p 0 0 0 0 Loe p 0 0 0 0 Bray p 0 0 0 0 Reed ph 1 0 0 0 LeCure p 0 0 0 0 Saito p 0 0 0 0 Cairo ph 1 0 0 0 Axford p 0 0 0 0 Ondrsk p 0 0 0 0 Totals 35 6 9 6 Totals 35 712 7 Milwaukee.......................... 310 010 100 — 6 Cincinnati ........................... 100 100 104 — 7 Two outs when winning run scored. E—Gomes (1). LOB—Milwaukee 8, Cincinnati 10. 2B—Weeks (1), Nieves (1), Stubbs (1). HR— Weeks (1), Gomez (1), Braun (1), Stubbs (1), Votto (1), R.Hernandez (1). SB—Gomez (1). S—Phillips, Volquez. SF—McGehee, Votto, Gomes. IP H R ER BB SO Milwaukee Gallardo ................... 6 7 2 2 3 4 Loe ............................ 1 1 1 1 0 3 Saito H,1 .................. 1 2 0 0 0 2 2 Axford L,0-1 BS,1-1 ⁄3 2 4 4 1 1 Cincinnati Volquez .................... 6 7 5 5 2 5 Jor.Smith.................. 2⁄3 2 1 1 1 1 Bray........................... 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 LeCure ..................... 1 0 0 0 0 0 Ondrusek W,1-0...... 1 0 0 0 2 1 WP—Volquez. Balk—Jor.Smith. Milwaukee

Braves 2, Nationals 0 Washington ab r h bi ab r h bi Prado lf 4 0 0 0 Dsmnd ss 4 0 0 0 McLoth cf 4 0 0 0 Werth rf 4 0 1 0 C.Jones 3b 4 1 2 0 Zmrmn 3b 3 0 1 0 McCnn c 4 0 2 1 AdLRc 1b 4 0 1 0 Uggla 2b 4 0 0 0 Morse lf 4 0 0 0 Heywrd rf 2 1 1 1 Ankiel cf 3 0 0 0 AlGnzlz ss 3 0 0 0 Espinos 2b 3 0 2 0 Fremn 1b 3 0 0 0 IRdrgz c 3 0 0 0 D.Lowe p 2 0 0 0 LHrndz p 2 0 0 0 OFlhrt p 0 0 0 0 Slaten p 0 0 0 0 Moylan p 0 0 0 0 Clipprd p 0 0 0 0 Hinske ph 1 0 0 0 HrstnJr ph 0 0 0 0 Venters p 0 0 0 0 L.Nix ph 1 0 0 0 Kimrel p 0 0 0 0 Coffey p 0 0 0 0 SBurntt p 0 0 0 0 Totals 31 2 5 2 Totals 31 0 5 0 Atlanta ................................ 110 000 000 — 2 Washington ....................... 000 000 000 — 0 DP—Washington 1. LOB—Atlanta 3, Washington 6. 2B—C.Jones (1), Espinosa (1). HR—Heyward (1). CS—Ankiel (1). IP H R ER BB SO Atlanta D.Lowe W,1-0 ......... 52⁄3 3 0 0 2 6 O’Flaherty H,1 ......... 1 2 0 0 0 0 Moylan H,1............... 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Venters H,1.............. 1 0 0 0 0 0 Kimbrel S,1-1 .......... 1 0 0 0 0 2 Washington L.Hernandez L,0-1.. 61⁄3 4 2 2 0 3 Slaten........................ 0 0 0 0 1 0 Clippard.................... 2⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Coffey ....................... 1 0 0 0 0 0 S.Burnett .................. 1 1 0 0 0 1 Slaten pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. Umpires—Home, Tim Welke;First, Jim Reynolds;Second, Mike DiMuro;Third, Andy Fletcher. T—2:32. A—39,055 (41,506). Atlanta

in a situation not knowing he would be here today,” Jeter said. With the flags above the lights in right field whipping toward the foul pole, Teixeira connected off Verlander in the third inning. Normally a .235 hitter in the first month of the season, the first baseman didn’t get his first hit last season until his fifth game. “I’ve been petitioning the league to start in March for years. “Finally they let us start in March because everybody knows my Aprils,” Teixeira said. “It’s great to start this way. ... Last year was awful, it was embarrassing.” Slimmed down by 25 pounds and healthy after having surgery on his right knee this winter, Sabathia gave up six hits and three runs — two earned. Starting on opening day in each of his three seasons with New York, Sabathia struck out seven and walked two. Joba Chamberlain, Soriano, the AL saves leader for Tampa Bay last year, and Rivera pitched perfect innings and the Yankees retired the last 10 overall. Chamberlain (1-0) got the win. “That’s the way we drew it up,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said with a smile. Verlander was making his fourth straight opening day start, most for the Tigers since Jack Morris went 10 in a row. He was hoping to get off to a quick start to his season after going1-2 with a 5.29 ERA last year in April before finishing 18-9, and he altered his offseason workout to help accomplish that. “Obviously, coming out of the spring that I had, this is not the results that I wanted,” said Verlander, who had a 0.96 ERA this spring. Pitching in shirt sleeves, the right-hander reached 97 mph on the radar gun in the first, but walked Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez before striking out Robinson Cano with his 31st pitch of the inning. Verlander gave up just two

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er more fitting for the Maui Invitational than a Final Four bracket. In the second game, it’s No. 3 Connecticut (30-9) vs. No. 4 Kentucky (29-8) in the rematch of a game that really was on the schedule in Maui. UConn won 84-67 back on Nov. 24. A trip to Houston wasn’t on anyone’s mind back then. “That game showed what we could be and certainly what John needed to fix,” UConn coach Jim Calhoun said of Kentucky’s John Calipari. “It turned out, I needed to fix some things, too, but it was later because the problems showed up in the Big East.” All these teams had problems during big portions of this season. All got better and started peaking around the beginning of March. That has culminated in probably the most inconceivable foursome in Final Four history — not a single No. 1 or 2 seed for the first time ever, and a group of teams chosen by a grand total of three people out of more than 8 million entrants in bracket contests run by ESPN and Yahoo. “At first, it was the selection and how we shouldn’t be in the tournament,” VCU point guard Joey Rodriguez said. “Then it became, we can’t do this in this game, we won’t be able to do that in that game. We keep proving people wrong, and now, we’re here.” Like so many players from schools in smaller conferences, the VCU group remembers watching last year’s Duke-Butler final, seeing the Bulldogs fall a bounce short of the championship and thinking, sure, that could be them. Sort of the same way people dream about winning the lottery. Led by 33-year-old coach Shaka Smart, the Rams went only 12-6 and finished fourth in the Colonial Athletic Association. They wound up as one of the last teams placed in the tournament bracket. They took immense flak from Jay Bilas, Dick Vitale

other hits, including Rodriguez’s one-out double in the sixth that hit the fence in rightcenter just above the 385-foot marker. He walked Cano, but struck out Nick Swisher and Jorge Posada with two deceptive changeups, one 85 mph, the other 86. Jhonny Peralta drove in his first run of the month. After going without an RBI in 66 spring at-bats, he hit a sacrifice fly to center in his first plate appearance to give Detroit the lead in the second inning. Miguel Cabrera lined a single to left and, in his first at-bat with Detroit, Victor Martinez hit a hot shot to shortstop that Jeter, making a half-dive to his left couldn’t corral, for a base hit. Sabathia walked the bases loaded before Peralta flied to Granderson. Detroit closed it to 3-2 on Brandon Inge’s two-out single in the fourth, and tied it on Cabrera’s sacrifice fly in the fifth with help from Cano’s error on Rhymes’ sacrifice attempt. Covering first, Cano closed his glove before Teixeira’s toss arrived and the ball fell to the field. Swisher had an RBI single in the eighth. Granderson right away tested the injured side, diving on the slick turf to make a catch on Will Rhymes’ sinking liner in the first. Granderson came up smiling and holding up his glove. He also made a running over-theshoulder catch in the ninth. Yankees 6, Tigers 3 New York ab r h bi ab r h bi AJcksn cf 4 1 1 0 Gardnr lf 2 0 0 0 Rhyms 2b 3 0 0 0 Jeter ss 2 1 0 1 Ordonz rf 4 0 0 0 Teixeir 1b 3 1 1 3 MiCarr 1b 2 2 1 1 AlRdrg 3b 2 1 1 0 VMrtnz dh 4 0 1 0 Cano 2b 3 0 0 0 Raburn lf 3 0 1 0 Swisher rf 4 0 1 1 JhPerlt ss 3 0 0 1 Posada dh 4 0 0 0 Inge 3b 4 0 2 1 Grndrs cf 3 1 1 1 Avila c 4 0 0 0 Martin c 3 2 1 0 Totals 31 3 6 3 Totals 26 6 5 6 Detroit................................. 010 110 000 — 3 New York ........................... 003 000 21x — 6 E—Inge (1), Cano (1). LOB—Detroit 6, New York 4. 2B—Inge (1), Al.Rodriguez (1). HR—Teixeira (1), Granderson (1). SB—Martin (1). S—Rhymes, Gardner 2. SF—Mi.Cabrera, Jh.Peralta, Jeter. IP H R ER BB SO Detroit Verlander ................. 6 3 3 3 4 8 Coke L,0-1 ............... 1⁄3 1 2 1 0 0 Perry ......................... 2⁄3 0 1 1 1 0 Schlereth.................. 1 1 0 0 0 0 New York Sabathia ................... 6 6 3 2 2 7 Chamberlain W,1-0 1 0 0 0 0 1 R.Soriano H,1.......... 1 0 0 0 0 1 M.Rivera S,1-1 ........ 1 0 0 0 0 1 Perry pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. WP—Verlander, Perry, Schlereth. Umpires—Home, Dale Scott;First, Jerry Meals;Second, C.B. Bucknor;Third, Dan Iassogna. T—3:02. A—48,226 (50,291). Detroit

and a whole group in the bracketology set who called VCU undeserving when its name showed up and teams such as Colorado and Virginia Tech were left out. The Rams answered by winning five games on their road to the Final Four by an average of 12 points. Now, they’re celebrities, across the nation and around their own campus — located in Richmond, Va., with enrollment of 32,000, about the same size as George Mason, the Virginia school that also made the Final Four as an 11 seed back in 2006. “I went to the bookstore the day the Final Four T-shirts came out, and that was a mistake,” VCU guard Bradford Burgess said. “People were taking pictures, giving me hugs, signing autographs. It took me an hour and a half to get out.” On the blue blood side of the bracket, UConn will face Kentucky in a matchup of a No. 3 seed vs. a No. 4. Granted, these weren’t implausible picks by any means, though Kentucky fans had every reason to believe it would be another year. They lost five players to the NBA draft after last season, including the No. 1 pick, John Wall. Meanwhile, they’ve got a virtual roster of McDonald’s All-Americans signed and ready to show up in Lexington next fall. Calipari figured out his team and got it revved up at precisely the right time. Led by freshmen Brandon Knight (East region most outstanding player) and senior Josh Harrellson (14.8 points and 9 rebounds a game in the tournament), the Wildcats returned to the Final Four for the first time since they last won it all, in 1998. “This team went from me dragging them to them dragging me,” Calipari said. “They became empowered, and that’s when they became special. They know it now. They get it.” The Huskies are a young team led by junior Kemba Walker, a guard from the Bronx who has added a nice mid-range and 3point-shooting game to his repertoire and has averaged 26 points a game since UConn went on a remarkable postseason run.











Alexis closes out his career tonight By JOHN ERZAR

The last chance to see Penn State recruit Peter Alexis and other top seniors on the high school basketball court comes tonight in the 42nd annual Dr. George P. Moses Senior All-Star Classic. Game time is 8 p.m. at Holy Redeemer High School. Proceeds benefit local charities. Alexis, a 6-foot-11 center and Wyoming Valley Conference Division II MVP, will be part of a strong Redeemer contingent on the West team. He’ll be joined by teammates Austin Carr, Tim Lambert, John McCarthy and Steve Ruch. The West also features a pair of top scorers in Tunkhannock’s Mike Papi and West Side Tech’s Isaiah Girau Also scheduled to play for the West are: Berwick’s Luke McDanel; Dallas’ Travis DeBona and Marc Noyalis; Lake-Lehman’s Adam Weaver; Northwest’s Paul Ascenzi and Bret Rutkoski; Wyoming Area’s Ryan Carey and Cody Gates; Wyoming Seminary’s Chib Onwunaka; and Wyoming Valley West’s Henry Moore. Holy Redeemer’s Mark Belenski and Northwest’s Jerry Blazick Jr. will coach the West The East team features WVC

The Times Leader staff

LEHMAN TWP. – Tim Price had 10 kills and nine digs to lead Lake-Lehman to 3-0 victory over Meyers in a boys high school volleyball game Thursday. The scores were 25-18, 25-9, 25-21. Kyle Fine notched nine kills, 10 service points and three digs, while J.J. Ford pitched in with nine service points and 13 digs. Coughlin 3, Tunkhannock 2 Michael Shmackov had 28 kills and 9 service points as he led Coughlin to the win against Tunkhannock. Game scroes were 16-25, 2520, 25-13, 21-25 and 15-13. Brian Suchoski added 46 assists and eight service points for Coughlin, while Justin Coskey finished with 14 kills and 13 digs. Randy Howell had 23 assists and 12 service points, while James Hawk had 10 blocks, 10 kills and 10 service points for Tunkhannock.

Holy Redeemer 3, Delaware Valley 0 Rob Wingert finished with 10 service points, 23 assists and seven kills as the Royals defeated Delaware Valley. The scores were 25-10, 25-13 and 25-15. Peter Alexis had 14 kills and five service points, while John McCarthy eneded with six kills. Delaware Valley player scores were not reported.


Wichita St. tops ’Bama for crown The Associated Press

NEW YORK — The only shocker about the end to Wichita State’s season was the location. J.T. Durley and Graham Hatch scored 12 points each to lead a balanced offense, and the Shockers overwhelmed top-seeded Alabama 66-57 on Thursday night to win the NIT championship at Madison Square Garden. Hatch was 4 for 4 from beyond the arc, including back-to-back baskets in the closing minutes, as Wichita State (29-8) finished up a remarkable postseason run in style. After getting left out of the NCAA tournament — and after hardly any critics argued on their behalf — the Shockers left little doubt they should have been selected. They beat Nebraska by 27 points, won at Virginia Tech, beat College of Charleston, then set a school record for wins in a season with a 75-44 romp over Washington State in the semifinals. They added one more victory against the Crimson Tide. Tony Mitchell had 13 points and 12 rebounds to lead Alabama (25-12), which lost for the second time in two trips to the NIT title game. Leading scorer JaMychal Green struggled with foul trouble and finished with 12 points, and Trevor Releford and Charvez Davis had 10 each. Alabama briefly pulled ahead in the second half on a free throw by Chris Hines with 15:06 left, but Wichita State answered with eight straight points to regain control. The lead never fell below five the rest of the way.


Lehman gets past Mohawks

Wyoming Valley West 3, West Side Tech 1 Ron Cerafin finished the match with 10 service points, 10 kills and seven aces, helping the Spartans defeat West Side Tech. The scores were 25-15, 19-25, 25-20 and 25-23. Matt Pieszala had 16 kills, while Russ Pacovsky added 24 assists and four digs. Jack Davenport had 10 service points for Tech, while Tyler Atherholte had 10 kills and seven blocks.



Leanne McManus (left) of Meyers leaps into the arms of teammate Katie Flannery after scoring a goal in the first half against Wyoming Area Thursday.

Meyers defeats Warriors The Times Leader staff

WILKES-BARRE – Leanne McManus scored two goals and added one assist as Meyers defeated Wyoming Area, 3-1, in a high school girls soccer game on Thursday. Ingrid Ritchie also scored for the Mohawks. Jennifer Bone had Wyoming Area’s only goal while goalie Megan Yurek had 12 saves.

Wyoming Area .................................... 0 1 0 0 — 1 Meyers ................................................. 2 1 0 0 — 3 First half: 1. MEY Ingrid Ritchie (Leanne McManus) 16:59; 2. MEY McManus (Kaylee Macko) 24:29. Second half: 1. WA Jennifer Bone (Katie Scalzo) 35:06; 2. MEY McManus (Maureen Lisman) 55:55. Shots: WA 8, MEY 15; Saves: WA 12 (Megan Yurek), MEY 7 (Alivia Weidler); Corners: WA 4, MEY 8. Boys volleyball

Honesdale 3, Pittston Area 2

Kaylene Sutkowski scored two goals, yet Pittston Area fell in overtime to Honesdale on Thursday after lettin a two goal lead in the second half slip away. Jordan Cumbo had eight saves in goal for the Patriots.

Honesdale............................................... 0 2 1 — 3 Pittston Area ........................................... 0 2 0 — 2 Second half: 1. PA Sutkowski (Fereck) 41:45; 2. PA Sutkowski (Mikitish) 45:57; 3. HON Fennel (Propst); 4. HON Corbin (Fennel) 79:13 Overtime: 1. HON Fennel (Propst) 81:53. Shots: HON 11, PA 15; Saves: HON 13 (Kriner), PA 8 (Cumbo); Corners: HON 3, PA 3.


BOYS Pittston Area 81, Dallas 69

Tyler Roman placed first in the 100 and the high jump as Pittston Area defeated Dallas at home Thursday. Cody Rydzy won the 110 hurdles and the 300 hurdles for the Patriots.

3200 RELAY -- 1. DAL (Rinart. Thomas, Ehret, Zucho) 12:15. 110 HURDLES -- 1. PA Rydzy 16.2; 2. PA D’Lesso; 3. DAL Hardy. TRIPLE JUMP -- 1. DAL Simonovich 40’1/2; 2. PA Rydzy; 3. DAL Kosloski. 100 -- 1. PA Roman 12’3; 2. DAL Kosloski; 3. DAL Hall. 1600 -- 1. DAL Addams 4:37; 2. DAL Zublo; 3. PA McClean. SHOT PUT -- 1. PA Poli 41’; 2. DAL Roberts; 3. DAL Costentino. 400 -- 1. PA Hampton 55.4; 2. PA Sima; 3. DAL Mirgan. 400 RELAY -- 1. PA 47.4; 2. DAL. 300 HURDLES -1. PA Rydzy 45’9; 2. PA D’Ell; 3. PA Cummings. POLE VAULT -- 1. PA Simon; 2. DAL Litteton; 3. PA Harding. DISCUS -- 1. DAL Roberts 124’7; 2. DAL Costantino; 3. PA Gallo. LONG JUMP -1. PA Ryder 19’7; 2. DAL Weaver; 3. PA Joyce. 800 -- 1. DAL Rinert 2:10; 2. DAL Thomas; 3. DAL Ehret. 200 -- 1. DAL Simonovich 24.7; 2. PA Roman; 3. PA McCloe. 3200 -- 1. DAL Ehret 10:06; 2. PA McClean; 3. DAL Addams. JAVELIN -- 1. DAL Kozluski 133’; 2. DAL Costentino; 3. DAL Simonovich. 1600 RELAY -1. PA 3:45; 2. DAL. HIGH JUMP -- 1. PA Roman 5’8; 2. PA Skelanka; 3. PA Coyne.

Girls Dallas 120, Pittston Area 30

Dallas won 17 out of 18 events as it defeated Pittston Area on Thursday. Kirby Szalkowski placed first in the 110 hurdles and the long jump in the Mountaineers’ win. 3200 RELAY -- 1. DAL 10:35; 2. PA. 110 HURDLES -- 1. DAL Szalkowski 17.1; 2. PA

Lanza; 3. DAL Spencer. TRIPLE JUMP -- 1. DAL Van Deutsch 33’3/4; 2. DAL Szalkowski; 3. DAL Gross. 100 -1. DAL Gawlas; 2. DAL Pleshar; 3. DAL Danko. 1600 -- 1. DAL Rome 5:19; 2. DAL Gilhooley; 3. DAL Fannich. SHOT PUT -- 1. DAL Flaherty 30’1/2; 2. PA Sinkoski; 3. PA Lee. 400 -- 1. DAL Dosiak 63.1; 2. DAL Rawley; 3. PA Kucha. 400 RELAY -- 1. DAL (Danko, Pleshar, Gavlas, Dunbar) 51.5; 2. PA. 300 HURDLES -- 1. DAL Spencer; 2. PA Lanza; 3. PA Diwark. POLE VAULT -- 1. DAL Culver; 2. PA Herchos; 3. DAL Spencer. DISCUS -- 1. DAL Flaherty 94’; 2. PA Lee; 3. DAL Yu. LONG JUMP -- 1.DAL Szalkowski 14’10; 2. PA Scanlon; 3. PA Oliveri. 800 -- 1. PA Lombardo 2:32; 2. DAL Thompson; 3. DAL Milcalf. 200 -- 1. DAL Gawlas 26.9; 2. DAL Danko; 3. DAL Plesnar. 3200 -- 1. DAL Rome 11:25; 2. DAL Anodlol; 2. DAL Gross. JAVELIN -- 1. DAL Kravitz 96’; 2. DAL Englehart; 3. PA Telecico. 1600 RELAY -- 1. DAL 4:26. HIGH JUMP -- 1. DAL Millington 4’8; 2. DAL Menzel; 3. DAL Atherholt.


PSU WB sweeps doubleheader

PSU Wilkes-Barre defeated PSU Hazleton twice on Thursday’s doubleheader thanks in large part to the play of Matt Kempenski. PSU W-B won the first game 1-0 after Kempenski pitched a complete game three hitter. Kempenski struck out seven batters in the outing while also scoring the only run of the game on a single by Kyle Jola. In the second game, a 6-5 win for PSU W-B, Kempenski brought home Rob Bisson on a single in the bottom of the eighth to give the lead.

UP NEXT Dr. George P. Moses Senior All-Star Classic Holy Redeemer High School Boys game, 8 p.m. Girls game, 6:30 p.m. TV Coverage: Service Electric Cable TV

Division III MVP Keyton Winder of Meyers and his high school teammates Nahjee Brown and Ross Lavan. Also selected to the East team were: Coughlin’s Chris Grullon; Crestwood’s Dave Piavis and Jonathan Wojnar; Hanover Area’s Cory Dickson; Hazleton Area’s Danny Fogarty and Dwaine Gilley; MMI Prep’s Ryan Forte and Fran Swankoski; Nanticoke’s Cody Bukowski and Cael Evans; and Pittston Area’s Joe Coyne. GAR’s Mike Polakoski was also chosen for the East, but won’t play due to a knee injury suffered during the season. Hanover Area’s Bilal Floyd was also picked, but transferred back to Scranton a few days after the Hawkeyes completed their season. Coughlin’s Joe Caffrey, Crestwood’s Mark Atherton and Meyers’ Pat Toole will coach the East. The East won last year’s game 101-88.

Adamshick, Lavery join forces in girls game By VAN ROSE

For the last three days, Meyers girls basketball coach Chris Gray was witnessing a dream come true: Selena Adamshick and Maddie Lavery practiced together as teammates under Gray’s tutelage at the Meyers gym. “Selena wore a Meyers jersey that was inside out,” Gray said. “I couldn’t help but imagine how wonderful it would have been if they both really played for Meyers.” Of course, it was a brief experience. Lake-Lehman’s Adamshick and Meyers’ Lavery, two of the top front line players in the conference, will join forces as members of the East team for tonight’s Dr. George P. Moses Senior All-Star Classic at Holy Redeemer High School. Tipoff is 6:30 p.m.followed by the boys all-star game at 8 p.m. Proceeds benefit local charities. The 6-foot Adamshick led the WVC in scoring with a 21.5 point average, while the 6-2 Lavery averaged 14.8 points. They also were among the top rebounders in the league. Both players are on the East team. Other members include: Kristen Baker (Lake-Lehman), Michelle Bugonowicz (Hanover Area), Taylor Cannon (Hazleton Area), Chelsea Cornelius (Crestwood), Kyla Henni-

gan (Northwest Area), Christine Knooren (Meyers), Maureen Lisman (Meyers), Troy Lynn Lewis (Meyers), Nicole Maslowski (Wyoming Valley West), Alex Plaviak (Crestwood), Raisha Piper (Hanover Area), Danielle Rodney (Northwest Area), Allison Schuetz (Hazleton Area), Caroline Schuetz (Hazleton Area), Lauren Skuldaski (Wyoming Seminary), Jamie Swaboski (Wyoming Valley West), Janelle Ziminski (Hazleton Area). Lewis and Swaboski will compete in the three-point shooting contest at halftime. Members of the West team: Allison Capaci (Holy Redeemer), Katie Darling (Dallas), Jenna Downs (Tunkhannock), Olivia Francisco (Holy Redeemer), Shannon Gilhooley (Pittston Area), Allison Hardwick (Dallas), Kendra Hayward (Coughlin), Crysta Hmelak (Berwick).Bella Jaffin (Berwick), Sara Kneal (Dallas), Dana Krawetz (Dallas), Sam Martin (Dallas), Nicole Maximowicz (Holy Redeemer), Olivia Rupp (Berwick), Katie Scalzo (Wyoming Area), Courtney Shields (Berwick), Ann Marie Wempa (Holy Redeemer). Holy Redeemer’s Rich Nemetz is the East coach, assisted by Dallas’ Mary Jo Hromchak. Lake-Lehman’s Jim Spencer will assist Gray with the East squad.


Walker ties course record; Lincicome, Lewis share LPGA lead The Associated Press

HUMBLE, Texas — Jimmy Walker tied the course record with a 9-under 63 on Thursday to take a two-shot lead over Josh Teater and Nick O’Hern after the first round of the Houston Open. Walker matched the record set by Johnson Wagner and Adam Scott in the first round of the 2008 tournament. Wagner went on to win that year. Chris Kirk was three back after a 66, and Steve Stricker, John Rollins, Nathan Green and Brendan Steele shot 67s and were four behind. Most of the big-name players were in the hunt, as they finetune their games for next week’s Masters. Lee Westwood and Padraig Harrington were in the large pack of players at 4 under, Phil Mickelson and Retief Goosen

were at 2 under and former Masters champions Angel Cabrera and Fred Couples were 1 under. Walker Calm conditions yielded low scores all day at the Tournament Course at Redstone. A total of 32 players broke 70 and 87 players shot even-par (72) or better. Walker needed only 23 putts, the fewest of any player in the first round, to make up for several erratic tee shots. “I’m not going to say like, ’Oh, every time I hit the green, this one is going in,”’ Walker said. “I just kept stroking it. I felt like I kind of got back to feeling that stroke that I was using earlier in the year, when I was putting so good and

playing so good.” Walker changed putters at the start of the season, and he’s made six cuts in eight starts and already has three top-10 finishes this year. His round Thursday matched the lowest of his career. “When you putt well,” he said, “it cures a lot of ills, for sure.” Like Walker, Teater and Rollins also need victories to earn invitations to Augusta next week. And as long as they’re in town, they’re both hoping to see their favorite college basketball teams take home a trophy, too. Teater is a die-hard Kentucky fan and Rollins is the only VCU graduate on the PGA Tour. Both have tickets to Saturday’s Final Four games — ButlerVCU and Connecticut-Kentucky — at Reliant Stadium, about

25 miles from the course. And both are hoping they have a tough decision to make on Monday — fly to Augusta to get ready for the Masters or stay in Houston an extra day to see their team play for a national championship. “I don’t want to cross a bridge that I haven’t gotten to,” Teater said. “If it comes to that, I’ll probably stay for the game. But Monday night, it would be nice to be there, celebrating with everybody else.” Teater wore a blue shirt and a white belt with a “UK” logo on his belt buckle during his round. He went to Morehead State in Kentucky, but grew up rooting for the Wildcats. Kraft Nabisco Championship RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — Brittany Lincicome and Stacy

Lewis overcame the stifling desert heat for 6-under 66s Thursday, taking the first-round lead at the Kraft Nabisco Championship. Sandra Gal and Mika Miyazato were one shot back at the LPGA Tour’s first major of the year. Lincicome is the 2009 Kraft Nabisco champion, while Lewis is still looking for her first LPGA Tour victory. They sometimes room together on the road, and they went to dinner together Wednesday night before making identically excellent starts at Mission Hills. Temperatures topped 90 degrees by midday in the Palm Springs area, and caddies were given permission to take off their jumpsuits when it rose above 100 during the afternoon rounds.


















Changes are afoot as season kicks off Covington Township. Wyoming Seminary: The Blue Knights will alternate between One of the best things about DIVISIONAL ALIGNMENT the Forty Fort soccer fields and Wyoming Valley Conference the Payne-Pettibone field in girls soccer is no matter how The WVC once again realignWyoming depending on field miserable the weather is at the ed its divisions using a power condition. start of the season – and it has structure format. Abington Fort Fort – aka The Cabbage been thus far – it’s bound to be Heights and Wallenpaupack Patch – is on Route 11 and quite comfortable by the end. elected to depart the WVC after where the Blue Knights played That will definitely change in the 2010 spring season, moving last season. Payne-Pettibone is less than two years. to the Lackawanna Conference located off Schulde Lane, which The WVC started its season in this past fall in anticipation of DISTRICT PLAYOFF FORMAT is off Route 11 across from the The top four teams from Monday, a season that will be the PIAA shift. Wyoming Monument. Division 1-A, the top two from the next-to-last in the spring. What’s left are 20 teams NEW PLACES, NEW FACES Check the school’s website to Come fall 2012, all WVC girls grouped into the following four Division 1-B and Division 2-A see where Seminary is playing. A few teams have changed and the top team from Division soccer teams will be required to divisions: The two fields are less than a their home fields. shift to the fall as mandated by Division 1-A: Berwick, Cough- 2-B make the playoffs. Berwick: The Dawgs are now mile apart on sides of the MidThe 10th and final playoff spot the PIAA. lin, Crestwood, Dallas and Holy way Shopping Center, so no one playing home games at Crispin goes to the winner of a district So that means WVC girls Redeemer. Field, home of the football team. will be inconvenienced by going soccer teams will end their Division 1-B: Delaware Valley, qualifier between the Division Honesdale: The Hornets have to the wrong field. 1-A fifth-place team and the season in May or June 2012, Hazleton Area, Lake-Lehman, As for coaches, there have moved from Lakeside ElemenDivision 1-B third-place team. take a couple months off and Nanticoke and Wyoming Valley been only two changes. tary to Stourbridge Primary then prepare to play in Septem- West. STATE PLAYOFFS Stephanie Frank, who played Center. It’s off the same road ber 2012. Division 2-A: Hanover Area, for Lake-Lehman in the early The PIAA eliminated separate Lakeside Elementary is on. That’s still a ways away. There Honesdale, North Pocono, Pitt2000s, takes over at GAR. ForNorth Pocono: The Trojans state playoffs for Class 3A and are some changes taking effect ston Area and Wyoming Semimer Tunkhannock assistant won’t be playing at Moscow 2A. All 180 girls soccer teams immediately that will alter the nary. Kaaron Swanson is now the Elementary School. Their new landscape of girls soccer. Division 2-B: GAR, MMI Prep, playing in the spring are now field is at the new high school in head coach of the Tigers. lumped into one classification, Here are some of them along Meyers, Tunkhannock and


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Wyoming Area. Teams will play divisional opponents twice and cross over and play teams within its division once. In other words, Division 1-A teams play each other twice and Division 1-B teams once. That will give all teams 13game regular seasons.

as it was prior to the 2007 season. District 2 will get only one state qualifier in the 16-team state tournament. District 3 gets the most – nine – because it has 98 teams playing in the spring. District 2 has 20. District 11 gets three teams, District 12 gets two and District 1 gets one. The state playoffs are set to begin May 31.

TOP PLAYERS It’s tough to single out specific players, so here are the ones who made The Times Leader All-WVC team last year as underclassmen. Sherry Chen, Wyoming Valley West: Quickness and pursuit ability make her a top-notch defender. Lindsey Humanik, Coughlin: Plays a big role defensively, but can also counterattack. Kelcie Hromisin, Wyoming Valley West: Very quick forward who will lead the attack. Isabella Jaffin, Berwick: Perennial all-star who has been the heart and soul of the offense. Colleen McDonald, Dallas: Arguably the most complete player in the WVC. Kelly Sheptock, Berwick: Made an impression last season on defense as a freshman. Olivia Spagnola, Coughlin: A midfielder who shines on both offense and defense.

T E A M - B Y-T E A M C A P S U L E S Teams are listed in predicted order of finish.


1. Dallas 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 13-1 Div. A, 1st 2010 postseason: D2-2A champion; lost 3-2 to Trinity in second round of state playoffs. Coach: Chris Scharff Home field: School district campus Players to watch: Seniors – Meghan Gallis, FB; Sara Kneal, FB; Demetra Szatkowski, FB. Juniors – Kassondra Michno, FB; Colleen McDonald, MF/F; Sabrina Zurek, MF. Sophomores – Ashley Dunbar, F; Wendy Greenwood, MF; Amber Yang, K. Outlook: The Mountaineers will certainly miss Times Leader Player of the Year Ellen Arnaud and divisional MVP Tara Connors, but don’t write them off. There is plenty of talent returning led by McDonald, who is arguably the best all-around player in the WVC. Szatkowski is also one of the WVC’s best defenders, and Gallis was a first-team all-star last season. The pieces are in place for another divisional title and another District 2 championship as well. 2. Coughlin 2010 WVC Record/ Finish: 10-3-1 Div. A, tied 2nd 2010 postseason: D2-2A runnerup; lost 2-0 to Donegal in first round of state playoffs. Coach: Joe Spagnuolo Home field: Dan Flood School Players to watch: Seniors – Crystal Chudoba, Kristi Gabriele, Nour Hasan, Brittany Kulesza, Korey Patrizi, Jenna Silliboy, Alexis Spagnola, Olivia Spagnola. Juniors – Grace Fazzi, Lindsey Humanik, Marissa Lecara, Bailey Novak, Ivy Nulton, Amanda Sax. Outlook: The Crusaders have arguably the best blend of talent and experience in the WVC, and that could lead to the division and district titles. Humanik and Olivia Spagnola were all-WVC last season and first-team all-stars along with Hasan. Nulton, Patrizi, Alexis Spagnola and Sax were second-team stars. The Crusaders lost a few players to graduation, but have enough depth to fill those holes. 3. Berwick 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 9-3-2 Div. A, 4th 2010 postseason: Lost 3-1 to Coughlin in D2-2A semifinals. Coach: Paul DiPippa Home field: Crispin Field Players to watch: Seniors – Bella Jaffin, F; Olivia Jaffin, FB. Juniors – Abby Takacs, MF; Jade Welsh, F; Sarah Wilczynski, K. Sophomores – Caty Davenport, MF; Bridget Orlando, FB; Kelly Sheptock, FB. Outlook: Berwick has eight starters back and should be right in the battle with Coughlin and Dallas for the division and top seed in districts. Jaffin was all-WVC once again and Sheptock was the only freshman to get the honor last season. Orlando and Welsh earned second-team divisional honors. Best part of the eight returning starters is they are spread throughout the field, giving Berwick no weak spot to exploit. 4. Holy Redeemer

2010 WVC Record/Finish: 5-9 Div. A, 5th 2010 postseason: Lost 1-0 to Lake-Lehman in D2-2A quarterfinals. State classification: 2A Coach: Bob Hughes Home field: Eddie White Field Players to watch: Seniors – Allison Capaci, FB; Beth Kolodziej, K; Alexandra Marriggi, FB; Danielle Phillips, F: Deena Prescavage, FB; Kiera Stachowiak, MF. Juniors – Shaina Dougherty, F; Alexa Kalaft, K; Erin Gruber, MF; Hallie Rexer, MF. Freshman – Nina Paoloni, FB. Outlook: Redeemer could be one team that makes significant improvement this season. Capaci was a first-team all-star last season, while Mariggi and Rexer, who has verbally committed to St. Francis, made the second team. To take the next step, the Royals need to get more scoring against the upper tier teams. The defense should be solid. 5. Crestwood 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 4-10 Div. A, 6th 2010 postseason: Lost 6-0 to Berwick in D2-2A semifinals. Coach: Pasquale Calabrese Home field: Football stadium Players to watch: Seniors – Marianna Hererra, MF; Amanda Lee, FB; Samantha Pruce, FB. Juniors – Sarah Andrews, MF; Hannah Coffin, F. Sophomore – Emily Orrson, MF. Freshman – Gabby Termini, MF/F. Outlook: Crestwood is a team to watch as the season progresses. The Comets have some experience back, but will be relying heavily on underclassmen that includes a promising group of freshmen. The core will form around Herrera, a first-team all-star last year, and Andrews and Lee, who were second-team selections. The Comets probably won’t make a run at the division, but could pull off a couple surprises late in the season.


1. Lake-Lehman 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 8-0-4 Div. B, 2nd 2010 postseason: Lost 3-1 to Dallas in D2-2A semifinals. Home field: Football stadium Coach: Kelly Spencer Adamshick Players to watch: Seniors – Sarah Bray, F; Cassi Cragle, M; Alexa Decker, FB; Kriisty Komrowski, FB; Jenn O’Brien, FB. Junior – Nikki Sutliff, MF. Sophomores – Ashley Jackson, K; Karen Yamrick, FB. Freshmen – Kaylee Hillard, MF; Shoshana Mahoney, F; Emily Sutton, MF. Outlook: Lehman could look different this season. The Black Knights were known for their defense in recent years, but Spencer expects the offense to be much better. Bray, a second-team all-star last season, is the top offensive threat back. There is also experience at midfield and defense, although losing keeper Becca Stull, one of the best ever to play the position in the WVC, will be a big void to fill. 2. Wyoming Valley West 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 8-4 Div. B, 3rd 2010 postseason: Lost 4-0 to Abington Heights in D2-3A semifinals.

Coach: Mike Davitt Home field: Spartan Stadium Players to watch: Seniors – Sherry Chen, FB; Kelsey Keefer, MF; Kaleigh Reynolds, MF. Juniors – Kelcie Hromisin, F; Carrie Sedeski, MF. Outlook: The Spartans are a legitimate contender for the division title. Chen and Hromisin were All-WVC selections last season. Chen is a quick-footed defender, while Hromisin is a playmaker who makes the offense go. Keefer earned first-team honors and will be a factor at midfield. There are a few holes to fill – goalkeeping perhaps the biggest – but there is plenty of talent to choose from. 3. Delaware Valley 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 10-0-2 Div. B, 1st 2010 postseason: Lost 1-0 to Hazleton Area in D2-3A semifinals. Coach: Donnel Leiva-Vazquez Home field: High school Players to watch: Seniors – Mindy Dennis, Kalie Mackey, Marissa Schick. Juniors – Amy Ahlers, Kyrsten Brockmann. Freshman – Anna Chamberlain. Outlook: DelVal will have a decisively tougher schedule, so it will be a team to keep an eye on throughout the season. Three first-team all-stars plus others have graduated, but there is a nucleus of players to build around. Brockmann was a second-team all-star and Mackey was an honorable mention selection and the two will anchor the defense. Dennis was honorable mention as a midfielder. The Warriors’ main concern will be on the attack where graduation took a toll. They should be competitive with everyone. 4. Hazleton Area 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 10-0-1 Div. C, 1st 2010 postseason: Lost 4-0 to Abington Heights in D2-3A championship game. Coach: Dan Matriccino Home field: Football stadium Players to watch: Seniors – Brandi Benko, FB; Alyssa Bogert, FB; Nicole Kracum, MF; Maria Notaro, MF; Ashley Schoener, MF: Nicole Semenza, FB/MF; Sara Spock, FB/MF. Juniors – Megan Baranko, K; Krista Leitner, MF. Sophomores – Stephanie Fuchs, FB; Mariah LaPorte, F. Outlook: All-WVC selections Chiara Matriccino and Danielle Semenza graduated, taking most of the offense with them. So in the early going generating offense will be challenging. The defense should be solid with second-team all-star Nicole Semenza and honorable mention selection Bogart back. So are six more starters from last season, making a successful season likely. 5. Nanticoke 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 2-12 Div. A, 7th 2010 postseason: none Coach: Ryan Amos Home field: Football stadium Players to watch: Seniors – Carlee Komorski, F; Paige Pientka, MF. Junior – Cassie Yalch, MF. Sophomore – Brittany Sugalski, MF/FB. Outlook: Nanticoke should be solid at midfield as well as defense. There could be some work to do on

offense and at goalkeeping where the Trojanettes were hit hard by graduation. Still, Nanticoke has a lot of good athletes, although on-field experience is lacking. The main objective will likely be improving every game and picking up a few more victories.


1. North Pocono 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 8-3-1 Div. C, 2nd 2010 postseason: Lost 10-0 to Coughlin in D2-2A quarterfinals. Coach: Hosiah “Dave” Davis Home field: New high school, Covington Twp. Players to watch: Seniors – Corrine Glassman, FB; Chelsea Kincel, FB; Jessica Korshnak, F; Fjollza Shabani, MF; Sarah Wicker, MF. Juniors – Alyssa Hamill, Jr.; Michelle Stefanelli, MF; Meghan Utter, K. Outlook: The Trojans were very young last season, yet turned in a strong season. Four all-stars return, including first-team selection Hamill, who will anchor what should be a strong defense. Midfield also looks impressive. The downside is North Pocono will likely start slowly due to lack of outdoor time. But once the Trojans get rolling they could roll into first place in the division. 2. Honesdale 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 5-6-1 Div. B, 4th 2010 postseason: none Coach: Eric Eisele Home field: Stourbridge Elementary, Players to watch: Seniors – Taylor Corbin, MF; Natalie Hoff, MF; Randi Jo Kowalczyk, F; Alicia Manzione, FB; Benita Pursch, FB. Sophomores – Rhea Fowler, MF; Ally Hicks, F; Seneca Propst, MF. Outlook: Hoff was a first-team all-star last year and Manzione was a second-team selection. If they and the other seniors blend well with a solid sophomore class, the Hornets will likely improve quite a bit on last year’s record. The division is wide open, and there’s little reason to doubt Honesdale’s chances to finish at the top. 3. Wyoming Seminary 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 1-13 Div. A, 8th 2010 postseason: none Coach: John Hannigan Home field: Forty Fort Soccer Fields or Payne-Pettibone Players to watch: Seniors – Hope Charney, FB; Caroline Meuser, F; Allison Parkhurst, FB; Lucie Povova, K. Juniors – Jahneece Davis, F/FB; Katrina Grosek, MF/FB. Sophomores – Jessica Casterline, FB/K; Christine Harris, F/MF; Bridget McMullan, MF. Freshmen – Julia Grosek, MF; Molly Turner, MF; Margi Wiles, F. Outlook: Seminary will get away from the WVC’s perennial powers by dropping down a division, so that should help. The Blue Knights return seven letterwinners, but overall this is a very young team. The coaching staff has been moving players to different positions, so continuity might not be a strong suit early. Nonetheless, Seminary could be the dark horse for the divisional crown.

4. Pittston Area 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 2-10 Div. B, tied 6th 2010 postseason: Lost 5-0 to Hazleton Area in D2-3A quarterfinals. Coach: Nicole Tieso Home field: Primary Center, Rock St., Hughestown Players to watch: Seniors – Sara Kielbasa, FB; Kaylene Sutkowski, MF. Juniors – Danielle Fereck, MF/F; Sarah Kosik, FB. Sophomore – Elizabeth Mikitish, MF/F. Outlook: Pittston Area returns some experienced players, but overall the team is very young, with 10 freshmen on the 31-player roster. Add in nine sophomores, and it seems clear the Patriots will experience some growing pains throughout the season. However, the seniors and other returnees have taken the lead in guiding the squad. If the newcomers blend with the veterans quickly, Pittston Area will likely increase its win total from 2010. 5. Hanover Area 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 2-10 Div. B, tied 6th 2010 postseason: none Coach: Brian Bannon Home field: High school Players to watch: Seniors – Krista Colorusso, MF/F; Mary Kate Keating, MF/F. Junior – Gaby Murphy, F/MF. Sophomores – Kayla Keating, MF/F; Samantha Masher, FB/MF. Outlook: Mary Kate Keating, a first-team all-star last year, gives Hanover Area a dangerous frontline player, while Masher is a strong defender. After those two, the Hawkeyes will need to sort out the lineup with limited on-field time. Another problem is numbers as only 17 players are on the roster. Staying healthy, obviously, will be the key to improvement.


1. Wyoming Area 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 8-4 Div. C, 3rd 2010 postseason: Lost 10-1 to Dallas in D2-2A quarterfinals. Coach: Mike Pryor Home field: 10th St., Wyoming Players to watch: Seniors – Michelle Gitkos, FB; Sarah Mack, MF; Katie Scalzo, MF/F; Kourtny Schwerdtman, F; Megan Yurek, K. Outlook: Pryor takes over as coach and has a nice group of returning players with which to work. Scalzo, a first-team all-star last season, has one of the strongest legs in the WVC and can score from anywhere. Schwerdtman adds stability up front and Mack does the same at midfield. Yurek and Gutkos pace the defense. If the Warriors can fill some voids caused by graduation, they could win the division. 2. Meyers 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 5-7 Div. C, tied 4th 2010 postseason: none Coach: Jason Nolan Home field: Gordon Avenue Players to watch: Seniors – Melinda Formola, FB; Christine Knooren, FB; Maureen Lisman, F; Kaylee Macko, MF; Ariel Weidler, MF. Juniors – Leanne McManus, F; Alivia Weidler, K. Outlook: Meyers will be playing

with heavy hearts after the passing of teammate Megan Horst. The Mohawks are dedicating the season to her. The season could see improvement and perhaps a run at the division. Six seniors return who logged significant time as underclassmen and the goalkeeping is experienced as well. Knooren, Lisman and Macko were first-team all-stars last year. 3. Tunkhannock 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 4-8 Div. C, 6th 2010 postseason: none Coach: Kaaron Swanson Home field: Roslund Elem., Rte. 29 Players to watch: Seniors – Alissa Franko, FB; Maria Romero, MF. Juniors – Ameila Ayers, FB; Spencer Corby, K; Janel Kalmanowicz, F; Brielle Sherman, F; Vicki Williams, F. Sophomores – Anna Boecker, FB; Mackenzie Drungell, MF; Katie Proulx, FB; Rachel Russell, MF. Outlook: Tunkhannock returns several experienced players and should be able to improve on last year’s record. Ayers and Romero are returning second-team all-stars and will anchor the midfield and defense, respectively. There is also stability up front with three returnees and in goal. The Tigers should be competitive in every game and could make a run at the division if things fall into place. 4. GAR 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 5-7 Div. C, tied 4th 2010 postseason: none Coach: Stephanie Frank Home field: old Wilkes-Barre Twp. H.S. Players to watch: Seniors – Emilee Bubblo, MF; Kaitlyn Dunbar, MF; Ashley Maloney, FB; Alicia Riggsbee, MF/F. Juniors – Kaleigh Bubblo, MF/FB; Caitlyn Kovach, FB; Brianne Majikes, FB. Sophomore – Freshman – Jillianna Leco, K. Outlook: Frank becomes the fifth new GAR coach in as many years and will inherit the same concern, a lack of numbers. Only 12 players are on the roster, so staying healthy is imperative. The Grenadiers graduated a lot of speed up front, but there are still some solid players on the roster. Leco and Bubblo were second-team all-stars last season, while Riggsbee was an honorable mention choice. 5. MMI Prep 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 0-12, 7th 2010 postseason: none Coach: Kim McNulty Home field: Raiders Field, 23rd St., Hazleton Players to watch: Cassie Caldwell, FB; Rachael Daniels, MF; Julia Dasher, FB; Katlyn Frey, FB; Alexis Haupt, F; Cathy Hood FB; Lyndsey Joseph, F; Erin Kislan, F; Gabbie Lobitz, MF; Amanda Miller, K. Outlook: It’s been a tough road for MMI, the smallest school in the conference with just 59 girls. The Preppers made some inroads in 2009 with two victories, but backslid last year. First-team all-star Diana Anthony has graduated, but there is some experience returning. The main goals will probably be improving throughout the season and picking up a couple victories.




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Martinek, Parenteau lead Isles past Rangers The Associated Press

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Radek Martinek and P.A. Parenteau both had a goal and assist during the Islanders’ four-goal second period, and New York put the area-rival Rangers back into postseason peril with a 6-2 victory Thursday night. After Blake Comeau got the Islanders even 1-1 at 3:24, Martinek put them in front 33 seconds later. Things settled down for a bit, but the Islanders struck for two more goals 1:16 apart — the first by Jesse Joensuu at 13:28 and the second by Parenteau to turn it into a rout. Matt Moulson scored his 31st goal of the season against backup Chad Johnson with 11:22 left, and Trevor Gillies made it 6-1 at 14:00. Even a one-goal deficit seemed daunting to the Rangers, who lost for the second time in two nights. Thrashers 1, Flyers 0 PHILADELPHIA — Nik Antropov scored the only goal, and Chris Mason stopped 43 shots for his first shutout of the season in the Atlanta Thrashers’ win over the Philadelphia Flyers. Mason earned his 21st career shutout and was sensational against the Eastern Conferenceleading Flyers. He stopped 14 shots in the second period and got some timely offensive help for his 13th win of the season. Antropov scored his 15th goal midway through the third period and it stuck to keep Atlanta’s faint playoff hopes alive. The Thrashers crashed after a 20-15-6 start and will need to win their final five games and get some help to make the postseason for only the second time in team history. Atlanta went 3-1 vs. Philadelphia this season. Senators 4, Panthers 1 SUNRISE, Fla. — Rookie Colin Greening scored twice in the second period and the Ottawa Senators completed a season sweep of the Florida Panthers with a victory. Nick Foligno and Filip Kuba also scored for the Senators, who have won six in a row against Florida dating to last season. Marek Svatos had two assists. Craig Anderson made 37 saves to improve to 9-4-1 since being acquired in a trade with Colorado in February. Michal Repik scored for the Panthers, whose season-high losing streak stretched to seven games. Scott Clemmensen, starting in goal with Tomas Vokoun nursing a back injury, stopped 19 shots.


The New York Islanders’ Blake Comeau (57) celebrates his goal as New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30), Marc Staal (18) and Dan Girardi (5) react during the second period of an NHL game Thursday in Uniondale, N.Y. At center is Islanders’ Josh Bailey (12).

2:30 into overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 5-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Capitals had a 3-on-2 rush, resulting in Brooks Laich’s shot that goalie Steve Mason couldn’t handle. The rebound went to Chimera and he tapped the puck in to give Washington its 12th victory in March. The Capitals reached 101 points, crossing the 100-point plateau for the third straight season, to move within a point of Philadelphia — a 1-0 loser to Atlanta — for the Eastern Conference lead. Scottie Upshaw forced overtime for Columbus, fighting off two Washington defenders to score his 22nd goal of the season with 5:37 remaining in the third period. Maple Leafs 4, Bruins 3 BOSTON — Nazem Kadri scored the only shootout goal to help the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins. With the point for reaching overtime, the Bruins clinched a tie for the Northeast Division title. The next Boston win or loss by Montreal will give the Bruins the division title. Joffrey Lupul scored twice for Toronto, Luke Scheen added a goal and former Bruins forward Phil Kessel had a pair of assists. Brad Marchand, David Krejci and Andrew Ference scored for Boston. Bruins goalie Tim Thomas, who made 28 saves, made a

right-pad save on Mikhail Grabovski’s penalty shot 43 seconds into overtime, but Kadri beat him with a backhand shot over the left shoulder in the shootout. Tyler Seguin, Michael Ryder and Rich Peverley each failed in the shootout for the Bruins. James Reimer made a glove stop on Peverley to end it. Lightning 2, Penguins 1 TAMPA, Fla. — Martin St. Louis scored his 30th goal of the

season, helping the Tampa Bay Lightning clinch their first playoff berth since 2007 with a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. Steve Downie also scored for the Lightning, who have won three in a row following a fourgame losing skid. Pittsburgh, which had won its previous four road games, got a goal from Michael Rupp. Penguins center Sidney Crosby, sidelined for nearly three months with a concussion, resumed skating with his teammates in the game-day practice. The Pittsburgh captain, out since Jan. 6., is not ready yet to participate in full practices. A return to game action for the postseason has not been completely ruled out. Wild 4, Oilers 2 ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota goalie Niklas Backstrom ended a six-start winless streak, beating his favorite opponent in the Wild’s victory over the Edmonton Oilers. Defenseman Tom Gilbert and Linus Omark each had powerplay goals — a rarity for Edmonton’s struggling special teams unit — but the last-place Oilers fell to 0-8-3 in their last 11 games. Antti Miettinen, Marek Zidlicky, Brad Staubitz and Martin Havlat scored for Minnesota. Backstrom has never lost to the

Thiessen named first team AHL All-Star Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins goaltender Brad Thiessen was named to the AHL All-Star first team on Thursday. Thiessen, 25, began his season with eight consecutive victories and has never looked back en route to amassing an AHL-high 32 wins (32-7-1) and a top-ranked 1.88 goals-against average through 42 appearances for the league-leading Penguins. A native of Aldergrove, B.C., Thiessen is tied for the AHL lead with seven shutouts, ranks seventh in save percentage (.924), and has not lost back-to-back appearances all season long. He could become the first AHL goaltender to record more than 30 wins and fewer than 10 losses since Hartford’s Jason LaBarbera in 2003-04 (34-9-9). Thiessen is the fourth Wilkes-Barre/Scranton player and second goaltender to be named to the AHL’s First All-Star Team, joining defenseman John Slaney (2000-01), goaltender Dany Sabourin (2005-06), and defenseman Micki DuPont (2006-07). Defensman Ben Lovejoy and forward Janne Pesonen were named to the AHL Second All-Star Team in 2008-09. Other players named as first team all-stars were: defensemen Marc-Andre Gragnani (Portland) and Maxim Noreau (Houston), left wing Alexandre Giroux (Oklahoma City), center Corey Locke (Binghamton) and right wing Mark Mancari (Portland).

Oilers, improving to 14-0 in his career against them. With both teams out of the playoff picture — the Oilers were never in it this season — this game was all about streaks. The Wild beat Edmonton at home for the 16th time in a row, matching the longest current run of consecutive home wins against one team in the NHL. They’ve outscored the Oilers 58-21 during the stretch. NBA Celtics 107, Spurs 97 SAN ANTONIO — Rajon Rondo had 22 points and 14 assists, Paul Pierce scored 21 and the Boston Celtics stopped slipping further from first in the

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Car companies are expected to be the beneficiaries of the rising price of gasoline, because consumers are looking for smaller cars that cost less to gas up. March sales numbers that come out today are expected to be up 16.5 percent from a year ago, and 25 percent from February. J.D. Power and Associates predicts that 24 percent of cars bought by individuals in March were small cars. So the Honda Civic and Ford Fiesta are likely to show big gains.

The Labor Department’s monthly est. report on employment is arguably the 200k 185k ’10 ’11 most important economic number for investors right now. And they’re look- 150 ing for more signs of improvement. Although the unemployment rate is 100 expected to be unchanged at 8.9 percent, economists are predicting a 50 moderate increase in jobs. Investors and economists are likely to be more optimistic after the government 0 reported a drop in the number of O N D J F M people applying for unemployment Sources: Bureau of Labor benefits. Statistics; FactSet

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G-20 wrestles with currency By ELAINE KURTENBACH AP Business Writer



Factory orders take a fall

U.S. factories orders fell in February, as the government cut demand for military planes and communications equipment while businesses bought fewer computers, turbines and power generators. Orders to U.S. factories slipped 0.1 percent in February after three straight monthly gains, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. When excluding transportation, orders rose 0.1 percent. That’s the seventh straight increase for that category. Still, a key measure of what businesses spent on capital goods fell for the second straight month. Even with the decline, factory orders totaled $446 billion last month. That’s a level economists view as healthy and it is 26.4 percent above the recession low hit in March 2009. Economists expect the sector will grow in the months ahead, based on strong demand for exports and tax cuts designed to encourage businesses to spend more on capital goods.

Rite Aid sales down

Rite Aid Corp. said Thursday that a key sales measurement slipped in March because of lower sales of Easterrelated products. Rite Aid said sales at stores open at least one year fell 0.1 percent over the four weeks ended March 26. At the stores open at least a year, pharmacy revenue grew 0.8 percent, and sales of non-pharmacy items like seasonal goods, candy, and cosmetics fell 1.8 percent. Prescriptions filled at those stores rose 0.6 percent. Sales at stores open at least one year is considered a key measurement of retailer health because it excludes results from stores that opened or closed in the last year. Easter was on April 4 of 2010, which put the holiday and the related sales in Rite Aid’s March period. This year, the holiday falls on April 24.

Car production to restart

Honda and Mazda say they will resume limited production at several Japanese factories in early April, but full production depends on the flow of parts. Honda Motor Co. said Thursday that two assembly plants will restart April 11, but only at half the normal rate. Honda also says it will start making parts on Monday for regions outside Japan. Honda cautioned that the parts supply situation remains fluid. Mazda Motor Corp. says it will start making cars at the Hiroshima and Hofu plants Monday. A decision on resuming full-scale production will come later. Many Japanese factories are restarting nearly three weeks after the country was hit by a devastating earthquake and tsunami.

Orbitz cuts rental firms

One-stop shopping on Orbitz Worldwide got whacked again for consumers looking to book a specific airline, hotel and rental car from that single site. Beginning Friday, Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental brands will no longer be available on the Orbitz Worldwide site. Orbitz, the second-largest online travel agent in the U.S., has replaced Alamo and National car rentals with Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group (DTG).

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Some of the recent economic numbers have pointed to a leveling off in manufacturing. Investors will get another reading from the Institute for Supply Management, which releases its assessment of manufacturing activity during March. Investors will want to see if hiring is still rising at the nation’s factories. They’ll also want to see how fast prices are rising for raw materials – and how much of those costs are being passed on to customers.

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NANJING, China — Financial leaders of the Group of 20 top economies appeared to reach informal agreement Thursday on the need for China’s currency to have a wider role in global finance, but not as a substitute for the U.S. dollar. French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde said the daylong meeting agreed the G-20 should study including China’s yuan in the basket of currencies that sets the value of the International Monetary Fund’s SDRs, or Special Drawing Rights — a quasi currency created by the IMF

that is used in dealings with and between member governments. “We raised with our Chinese friends the idea of including the yuan, under conditions and a time frame to be agreed upon,” Lagarde said. The basket now includes the dollar, Japanese yen, euro and British pound. Including the yuan would underline China’s increased clout in the global economy and finance after it last year overtook Japan to become the second-biggest economy. It might also serve as a carrot that other G-20 members hope will encourage Beijing to relax controls that limit the Chi-

nese currency’s appreciation. Since the gathering in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing was not an official G-20 meeting, there was no formal agreement, Lagarde said. She also clarified there was “no suggestion whatsoever that the dollar be replaced by SDRs,” an option that has been raised by China as a way of reducing global reliance on the dollar for trade and as a reserve currency. SDRs are allocated by the IMF based on each country’s voting rights in the organization and the fund acts as a middleman between countries that want to exchange them for freely traded currencies.

Small firms hopeful


A new survey of small business owners released Thursday finds the economic outlook improving for the nation and the state of Pennsylvania in the spring. PNC Financial Services Group’s sixmonth Economic Outlook Survey found that half of small-business owners statewide and nationally expect sales to improve in the next six months, but rising non-labor costs threaten to squeeze profits and raise selling prices. “The recovery light hasn’t turned green, but it’s a lighter shade of yellow,” Stuart Hoffman, chief economist for The PNC Financial Services Group Inc., said in a statement. “The survey results support our view that the half-speed recovery that began in July 2009 is transitioning into a selfsustaining economic expansion.” The survey was conducted between Jan. 31and March 4 and polled1,445 owners and senior managers of businesses with annual revenues between $100,000 and $250,000. In Pennsylvania, the poll found 50 percent of business owners expect sales to increase in the next six months, up from 43 percent in the fall. The outlook for Pennsylvania job-seekers has also improved, according to the survey, which found that 15 percent of business owners expect to hire full-time employeesinthenexthalf-year,upfrom12percent in the fall, while only 8 percent plan to downsize, down from 11 percent six months earlier. The national unemployment rate of 8.9 percent is expected to change little when new statistics are released today. The region including Lackawanna, Luzerne and Wyoming counties continues to holdthehighestunemploymentrateofPennsylvania’s14 metro areas, though unemployment in the region dropped four-tenths of a percentage point to 9.1percent from December to January. Unemployment was at 9 percent in Luzerne in January, a percentage point lower than the rate a year earlier. Thestudyalsofindsthatrisingnon-labor costs, including rising gasoline and energy costs, add a touch of gray to the otherwise bright outlook. Forty-two percent of smallbusiness owners surveyed in Pennsylvania plantoraisesellingpricestopreserveprofit margins in the next six months, while only 5percentintendtocutprices.Nearlythree-


Bruce Fendler, owner of Fendler Distributing/Harry’s Market, said sales have been up slightly at his store in Wilkes-Barre, but so have product costs.

quarters of respondents in the national poll said a sustained rise in energy prices would negatively impact their businesses. Bruce Fendler, owner of Fendler Distributing/Harry’s Market in Wilkes-Barre and a respondent in the survey, said sales have risen slightly at his business, but economic uncertainty has led customers to wait until the last minute to place orders. Rising fuel costs have also resulted in higher commodity prices, he said.

“It’s heading up, and nobody’s really surprised when they see something up,” Fendler said of rising food prices. “Everything is commodity-driven.” Fendler said he thinks Luzerne County willalsobeslowerinitsrecoverythanother areas of the state. “I’malwaystoldwelagbehindhereinthe Valley,” Fendler said. “We lag behind when it’s in recovery, and we lag behind when it’s headed down hill.”

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Fed names banks that took loans By JEANNINE AVERSA AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is naming the banks that drew emergency loans during the financial crisis, offering information on its oldest lending tool for the first time in the central bank’s nearly100-year history. The Fed was compelled to make the information public after the Supreme Court rejected a bid by major banks to keep it secret. At the height of the 2008 financial crisis, the Fed loaned as much as $110 billion through the socalled “discount window.” The documents offered details about which banks borrowed money from the lending program from August 2007 through March 2010. Big U.S. banks such as Wachovia and Morgan Stanley relied on the Fed for short-term loans of $6 billion and $1.25 billion, respectively, in the fall of 2008, the documents showed. So did some of the largest foreign banks — Barclay’s borrowed $1billion. But smaller institutions also drew from the discount window at the critical time for the financial sector. The Savings Bank of Maine and the Bank of Yazoo City in Mississippi both borrowed millions, the documents showed. Hardly any loans are now being madebecausebanksareinstronger financial shape and economic conditions have improved. BloombergL.P.hadsuedtheFed seeking details about the Fed’s discount window lending as well as other Fed loans made during the crisis.Asimilarlawsuitwaslaterfiled by News Corp.’s Fox News Network LLC. Other news organizations including The Associated Press had filed briefs with the appellant court in their support. The Fed had said that some of the information being sought was made public in December. At that time,theFedrevealeddetailsabout all of its crisis-lending programs — except for commercial banks that drew loans through its discount window program. MostoftheFed’scrisis-eralending — more than $3 trillion worth — camethroughthoseotherprograms. Fed documents showed that it had given trillions in emergency aid to U.S. and foreign banks as well as companies. The disclosures were required under the financial overhaul law enacted last year. The new law says the Fed beginning in late 2012 must provide information on any commercial banks that draw emergency loans from its discount window, although those details will stay secret for about two years after the borrowing takes place.

‘Walking on water’ products could be deadly

By JENNIFER C. KERR Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The government is warning people to stay out of those giant seethrough inflatable spheres known as “water walking balls” because of the risk of suffocation or drowning. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday that it “does not know of any safe way to use” the products, which are popular at amusement parks, resorts, malls and carnivals. They resemble hamster balls but are large enough for humans. People climb into the plastic, airtight balls and then roll

around — or try to walk — on water in pools, lakes or rivers. “Wewanttotellthepublichow dangerous these products are before someone is killed,” said Inez Tenenbaum, chairman of the commission. “Our investigation into water walking balls will not stop with today’s warning.” The agency is worried about too little oxygen in the balls as well as the buildup of carbon dioxide. Another concern: the fact that the product has no emergency exit and can be opened only by a person outside of the ball — a serious problem if a person inside the ball experiences distress.

The commission said it is aware of two incidents in which people were hurt. In the first, a 5-year-old girl in Kingston, Mass., passed out last year while inside a ball for a brief time. In the other, a young boy suffered a broken arm when the ball he was in fell out of a shallow above-ground pool onto the hard ground. The balls, CPSC says, could also spring a leak or puncture, raising the drowning risk, especially with young children who can’t swim. Calls to manufacturers such as Eurobungy USA in Miami were not immediately returned.


The government is warning people not to use those giant see-through inflatable spheres known as ’water walking balls’ because of the risk of suffocation or drowning.



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If you owned energy stocks or Apple during the first quarter or the last year — congratulations. You were one of the big winners. But if you bought gasoline, you’re probably feeling a little battered. And if you wanted higher Treasury yields, you had a good quarter but the last year has been painful. A look at who won and who lost:

Energy stocks Oil is back above $100 per barrel. That made energy No. 1 among the 10 industries in the S&P 500 over the last three and 12 months. Apple The iPad launched last year is a hit, and so is this year’s version. Its stock rose 8 percent in the first quarter to $348.51. Credit Suisse’s forecast: $500 in a year. Dividend investors More than 100 companies in the S&P 500 raised dividends during the quarter, up from 66 in the fourth quarter and 70 a year ago. Investor uncertainty Unrest in the Middle East and Japan’s nuclear crisis made investors anxious. Individual investors lost some bullishness during the quarter, according to a survey by the American Association of Individual Investors. But




they’re more optimistic than a year ago. Indian stocks After being a top performer early in the bull market, India’s Sensex index fell 5 percent in the first quarter, partly because of inflation. Earlier gains mean it’s up 11 percent over the last year. Bond yields Investors including PIMCO’s Bill Gross dumped Treasurys. The 10-year Treasury yield, which moves opposite its price, ended the quarter at 3.46 percent, up from 3.37 percent at the end of 2010 but down from 3.83 percent a year earlier. Drivers A gallon of regular gas rose through the quarter to an average $3.61 – up 29 percent from $2.80 a year ago. Stan Choe, Elizabeth Gramling • AP

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YTD NAV Chg %Rtn

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YTD NAV Chg %Rtn

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YTD NAV Chg %Rtn

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YTD NAV Chg %Rtn

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Yacktman Yacktman d 17.50 -.06 +5.8


10-YR T-NOTE 3.45%


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95.00 64.13 28.29 19.41 51.50 35.00 23.79 16.52 38.02 24.22 277.50 171.65 19.86 10.91 32.65 23.78 18.63 6.08 44.20 29.12 37.82 26.84 66.49 49.47 25.91 16.30 28.95 21.33 42.50 25.63 37.19 25.61 16.00 4.97 19.80 7.71 9.84 6.96 18.71 13.09 15.84 9.60 50.77 40.00 55.05 42.37 32.67 27.49 28.54 19.35







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Story Stocks

Stocks were mixed after the price of oil jumped to a 30-month high. Reports on unemployment claims and factory orders also weighed on stocks Thursday. The government said fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week. But anCarMax KMX AIG Close: $32.10 -2.49 or -7.2% The used car dealership chain said its net income and sales grew in the most recent quarter, but its gross margin was lower. $40 35 30 $18.62

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Vol.: 9.3m (4.7x avg.) Mkt. Cap: $7.24 b

M $37.02 PE: 19.8 Yield: ...

alysts expected a larger drop. The Dow fell 30.88 points, or 0.3 percent, to 12,319.73. The S&P 500 index fell 2.43, or 0.2 percent, to 1,325.83. The Nasdaq composite index rose 4.28, or 0.2 percent, to 2,781.07. AIG Las Vegas Sands LVS

Close: $35.14 -0.91 or -2.5% The insurer named a new CEO and management team for its Chartis global property casualty business as part of a reorganization. $80

Close: $42.22 -1.25 or -2.9% The company said Hong Kong financial regulators are probing its Macau casino over “alleged breaches” of financial regulations. $60





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NATIONAL FORECAST A mix of rain and snow




Cloudy, showers

Partly sunny

Partly sunny

45° 30°

48° 30°

47° 38°



Cloudy, showers, warm

60° 45°

T-storm, warm

Partly sunny

65° 35°

50° 35°


Today’s high/ Tonight’s low

Poughkeepsie 37/31

Wilkes-Barre 39/29 New York City 44/35 Reading 46/32

Atlantic City 51/39

Yesterday Average Record High Record Low

Heating Degree Days*

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

41/35 53/33 85 in 1998 12 in 1923 27 899 5587 5234 5452

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


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

Sun and Moon

Sunrise 6:47a 6:46a Moonrise Today 5:34a Tomorrow 5:57a Today Tomorrow

The Finger Lakes

Highs: 37-43. Lows: 27-33. Skies will become partly sunny today. Snow will return to the area overnight.

Brandywine Valley

Highs: 46-50. Lows: 30-34. Scattered rain and snow showers will be possible today. Partly to mostly cloudy tonight.

Philadelphia 49/34



Delmarva/Ocean City

Highs: 50-54. Lows: 35-43. Today will be mostly cloudy and breezy. Expect partly to mostly cloudy skies overnight.


trace 5.12” 2.69” 10.43” 7.23” Sunset 7:28p 7:29p Moonset 5:58p 6:57p

Susquehanna Stage Chg. Fld. Stg Wilkes-Barre 6.45 -0.24 22.0 Towanda 4.19 0.07 21.0 Lehigh Bethlehem 1.64 -0.68 16.0 Delaware Port Jervis 4.41 -0.25 18.0 New

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72/59 62/45



83/63 34/23


84/69 42/30



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

34/27/.05 55/46/.00 43/37/.03 44/37/.00 38/30/.11 48/42/.02 47/23/.00 39/32/.00 75/40/.00 69/41/.00 46/23/.00 84/69/.02 79/49/.00 48/28/.00 86/62/.00 81/58/.00 90/75/.00 46/21/.00 47/35/.00



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

57/48/.15 86/59/.00 72/41/.00 61/45/.00 82/59/.00 59/48/.09 55/50/.27 75/63/.00 86/55/.00 64/48/.11

Today Tomorrow 34/23/pc 62/45/pc 52/38/c 40/32/rs 43/30/pc 61/39/pc 47/34/rs 43/31/c 86/62/s 73/41/pc 44/32/c 84/69/s 83/63/s 53/34/sh 90/66/s 72/59/s 85/65/pc 42/32/rs 43/29/c

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



Highs: 37-43. Lows: 25-32. Heavy snow will diminish to snow showers today. Expect partly cloudy skies tonight. Highs: 46-51. Lows: 34-40. Expect breezy conditions today with a few showers in the north. Partly to mostly cloudy overnight.

43/29 44/35

The Jersey Shore

Pottsville 41/33

Harrisburg 44/37


The Poconos

Albany 37/31

Towanda 38/31

State College 42/31



Binghamton 37/29

Scranton 39/32

NATIONAL FORECAST: A potent Noreaster will produce strong winds and heavy snow across parts of New England today. Look for scattered rain and snow showers elsewhere in the Northeast. Light rain and snow will also affect portions of the Upper Midwest. Look for scattered showers over the Northern Plains and Rockies, as well. The Southwest will continue to bask in warm sunshine.

April 11 April 17 April 24

42/29/c 71/46/pc 51/36/sh 45/32/pc 42/32/c 65/38/pc 49/33/pc 45/31/c 80/65/s 76/46/pc 45/30/c 83/69/s 83/67/s 53/33/pc 88/63/pc 65/54/pc 86/68/s 46/31/pc 45/34/pc


Myrtle Beach 55/48/.00 Nashville 46/38/.00 New Orleans 63/54/.00 Norfolk 47/45/.11 Oklahoma City 74/33/.00 Omaha 46/37/.01 Orlando 70/65/1.40 Phoenix 92/64/.00 Pittsburgh 36/32/.00 Portland, Ore. 61/54/.01 St. Louis 54/36/.00 Salt Lake City 65/40/.00 San Antonio 79/47/.00 San Diego 79/60/.00 San Francisco 74/54/.00 Seattle 54/49/.32 Tampa 76/-1/3.51 Tucson 88/53/.00 Washington, DC 43/37/.01


Today Tomorrow 63/50/sh 91/60/s 53/38/c 60/48/pc 78/55/pc 58/48/c 62/48/sh 73/64/pc 84/54/s 63/52/pc

71/51/sh 93/61/s 55/35/pc 68/49/pc 76/51/s 53/40/sh 73/53/s 76/66/pc 82/56/s 61/47/sh




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

82/50/.00 48/30/.00 34/21/.00 61/52/.07 84/75/.00 88/64/.00 64/43/.00 90/76/.00 57/43/.00 64/36/.00

Today Tomorrow 63/48/pc 59/42/sh 78/60/s 59/42/pc 76/47/s 56/36/pc 78/57/s 98/67/s 44/33/c 62/43/pc 60/39/sh 70/48/s 87/64/s 74/58/s 70/54/pc 57/44/pc 76/63/s 94/60/s 54/38/pc

70/44/s 66/45/pc 79/63/s 63/42/pc 78/62/pc 57/42/c 84/59/s 95/68/s 45/31/rs 53/40/sh 61/43/c 71/38/sh 83/68/s 67/56/pc 61/47/c 51/42/sh 80/61/s 92/58/s 54/38/sh

Today Tomorrow 80/53/t 38/32/rs 39/29/s 70/51/s 84/75/t 89/67/pc 72/50/s 86/73/s 58/42/s 58/43/sh

82/53/pc 41/29/sf 42/33/sh 73/53/sh 86/74/pc 91/68/pc 73/51/pc 85/71/s 61/45/pc 64/44/pc

Welcome to the wacky weather month of April when we can have deep,wind driven snow and 90 degree temperatures. This year we begin the fourth month with a few hours of steady snow much to the dismay of every single person reading this column this morning. At least it's only a nuisance snowfall of a few inches with light winds. Later today, the snow will diminish as temperatures rise to near 40 or higher, and much of it will melt soon away as snow usually does in April. Skies will begin to clear tonight, but a steadfast northwest wind over the weekend will keep temperatures colder than normal with only limited sunshine. - Tom Clark

Key: s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sn-snow, sf-snow flurries, i-ice.

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LEGAL NOTICE Greater Nanticoke Area School District solicits sealed quotes for the following: 2011-2012 GARBAGE BID Specifications and instructions may be obtained by contacting Reine Pavelitz, 570-7357783, or in person at the Business Office, Nanticoke Area High School, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Proposals will be accepted until 12:00 p.m., prevailing time, Tuesday, April 26, 2011 in the Nanticoke Senior High School, rear Kosciuszko Street, Nanticoke, Pennsylvania. All proposals must be in the office of the business manager on or before the day and time indicated above. The Greater Nanticoke Area School Board reserves the right to accept any quote, or portion of the quote, and the right to reject any or all quotes. Bob Raineri President Attest: Cindy Donlin, Secretary LEGAL NOTICE Dallas School District Board of Directors has changed the following meeting: Committee of the whole scheduled for Monday, April 4, 2011, 7:00 p.m. Changed to Wednesday, April 6, 2011, 7:00 p.m. Administration building Conyngham Avenue Dallas, Pa. By Order Of The Board Nancy Merithew, Board Secretary. NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice is hereby given that the personal contents in the leased spaces of the individuals listed below will be sold in order to satisfy liens held by Store It All Self Storage Inc. Auction will by run by Wayne Steel AU003916L starting at 10:00AM April 2nd 2011 meeting at Store It All Self Storage, 293 Schooley Ave., Exeter, Luzerne County, PA 18643 first, and then at 540 Slocum Ave, Exeter, PA 18643 and then at 1100 South Twp. Blvd., Jenkins Twp., PA 18640. Any and all public sales by Store It All are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Name & Unit # Cynthia Crawn 3; Elena Ardo 112; John Douglass 156A; Fred Evanoski 82A, Al Dunnen 27A; Patricia Cyzwarski 26A; Jason Speece 45; Clarke Watkins 117A; Michael Fedor 89A; Peter Lanski 153. LEGAL NOTICE Pursuant to PA Code 709.22(e), MinSec Companies, LLC and MinSec Treatment, LLC have developed an annual report for calendar year 2010. Any party interested in obtaining a copy or reviewing the report should write to: MinSec Companies, c/o Chief Operating Officer, 101 N. Providence Road, Wallingford, PA 19086. ESTATE NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Letters Administration have been granted in the Estate of Leo Gudanowski late of Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, who died February 8, 2011 to Bruce Gudanowski. All persons having claims against the estate are requested to make known the same to the administrator, c/o Peter J. Fagan, Esquire, P O Box 904, Conyngham, Pennsylvania.

Shopping for a new apartment? Classified lets you compare costs without hassle or worry! Get moving with classified! LEGAL NOTICE WYOMING ZONING BOARD HEARING John McLaughlin is requesting a variance to build storage sheds at lot 30 and 31 Colonial Village with modified front and rear setbacks. The hearing is April 6, 2011 at 7:00 pm in the Police Station in the Midway Shopping Center.


Legals/ Public Notices

LEGAL NOTICE Luzerne Bank, 118 Main St., Luzerne, Pennsylvania, intends to apply to the Federal Reserve Board for permission to purchase select assets and assume the liabilities of a branch, located at 10 Dessen Drive, Hazle Township, Pennsylvania, of First Columbia Bank and Trust Company, 232 East Street, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. The Federal Reserve considers a number of factors in deciding whether to approve the application, including the record of performance of applicant banks in helping to meet local credit needs. You are invited to submit comments in writing on this application to Dede Myers at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadel-phia, Ten Indepen-dence Mall, Phila-delphia, PA 19106. The comment period will not end before May 6, 2011. The Board’s procedures for processing applications may be found at 12 C.F.R. Part 262. Proced-ures for processing protested applications may be found at 12 C.F.R. 262.25. To obtain a copy of the Federal Reserve Board’s procedures, or if you need more information about how to submit your comments on the application, contact Dede Myers, Vice President and Community Affairs Officer, at (215) 5746482. The Federal Reserve will consider your comments and any request for a public meeting or formal hearing on the application if they are received in writing by the Reserve Bank on or before the last day of the comment period. BID NOTICE The Luzerne Conservation District will be accepting bids for construction of a streambank stabilization project along Toby Creek. The full bid package and supporting information is available online at or by calling 570674-7991. Bids will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Wednesday, April 13, 2011.

150 Special Notices ADOPT A happily married couple longs to share our hearts and home with a newborn. Financially secure and loving extended family will offer your child every opportunity for a lifetime of happiness. Expenses paid. Please call Helen and John


ADOPT heart reaches

My out to you. Raising your baby in my loving home would be a dream come true. Expenses paid. Lisa 1-800-805-1421 ADOPT: Adoring Mom, Dad, Big Brother would like to share a lifetime of hugs & kisses in our loving home with a newborn. Please Call Lynda & Dennis 888-688-1422 Expenses Paid ADOPTION Happily married couple longs to adopt and provide your baby with a lifetime of unconditional love, security & endless opportunities. Expenses paid. Please call

Gina & Stan 1-8 877-7 766-5 5672

AFTER 55 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE DURYEA COMMUNITY Larry’s Cleaners Will be closing on March 31, 2011 Thank you to our many customers for your loyal patronage. If you are unable to pick up clothes by March 31, please call 457-6773 and leave message.


150 Special Notices


ATVs/Dune Buggies

SUZUKI ’00 QUAD MASTER 4x4, auto, 520

Reception is 28% of wedding budget.

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


miles, winch, heated grips. $4,650. 570-239-2877


Attorney Services











570.287.1388 www.MackLaw


Hank S. will be enjoying his time down south for quite a while... A long while.


Guaranteed Low Fees Payment Plan! Colleen Metroka 570-592-4796 Bankruptcy $595 Guaranteed Low Fees Atty Kurlancheek 825-5252 W-B DIVORCE No Fault $295 Atty. Kurlancheek 800-324-9748 W-B

Fresh Mango Martini WOW Unbelievable.


Full size 4 wheel drive trucks


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

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Divorce, Custody, Support, PFA FREE Consultation. Atty. Josianne Aboutanos Wilkes-Barre 570-208-1118 Free Bankruptcy Consultation Payment plans. Carol Baltimore 570-822-1959


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

Let the Community Know! Place your Classified Ad TODAY! 570-829-7130 Joseph M. Blazosek BANKRUPTCY DUI-ARD SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS WORKERS’ COMP Free Consultation 25+ Years Experience

570-655-4410 570-822-9556

Attorney Keith Hunter

200 AUCTIONS 250 General Auction



“Plains Helping Plains”

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



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

A Benefit for the Plains Better Hometown Program of Plains Georgia


April 12, 2011 Auction 5:00 Preview will be Monday Only April 11, 2011 12:00-5:00 $25.00 Entry Donation Reservations Are Required!

Cook & Cook Auctions is proud to announce that President and Mrs. Carter will be our guests for the historic evening Plains Better Hometown Program assists in the revitalization and preservation of President Carter’s hometown of Plains, Georgia Auction includes items personally donated, many of which are autographed by President and Mrs. Carter Please Help Make This Auction A Success! Auction run by Cook & Cook Auctions AH001892 570-270-9239 Auctioneer of Record: Wayne Steele AU3916L


Health Care Services


Formal Training. Driving,Companionship. References. PA State Police Background Check (570) 639-2704


4x4, automatic, 620 miles. $3,200. (570) 592-8514

YAMAHA`04 RHINO Excellent condition,

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


Autos under $5000


175,000 miles, automatic, front wheel drive, 4 door, antilock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, power seats, cruise control, AM/FM radio, cassette player, CD player, keyless entry, leather interior, rear defroster. $3,195. (570)459-2207 Call after 3:00 p.m.

BUICK `05 LESABRE Silver/grey. Show-

room condition. Garage kept. Only 8,200 miles. $10,500 or best offer. Must See! Call (570) 735-1308

CADILLAC `94 DEVILLE SEDAN 94,000 miles,

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

CHEVROLET `99 ASTRO VAN 56,000 miles, 4.3

cylinder engine, automatic. Clean. $2,500. Call (570) 829-0549


leather interior. Infiniti sound system. 151k miles. REDUCED! $1,300 or best offer. 570-283-8202

MERCEDES-BENZ `86 190 E 4 cylinder gas engine. 125,000 miles. Clean, runs excellent. $2,000 Call 570-328-7370

MERCURY `97 SABLE LS Sedan, V6 auto. Air, power windows, locks & seats. Fold down back seats. 146,000 highway miles. Mechaniclally sound. Clean. Solid. Non smokers car. $1,900 (570) 675-3857

VOLKSWAGEN `01 PASSAT GLS WAGON Satin Silver Metallic.

1.8L 4 cylinder turbo. Cold weather package & traction control. 101,700 miles. Great condition. Asking $4,300 (570) 417-7678

412 Autos for Sale


ATVs/Dune Buggies

ARCTIC CAT`07 400 Automatic, with

wench & 5 foot plow. New battery. Only 118 miles. Never been on dirt. Asking $4,500. Call (570) 735-7742


Honda 120 motor, Kirkey seat, new brake system, A-Main feature wins Asphalt/Dirt, Many Extras, Value $6,000, Sell for $2,999 Call (570) 954-2749

`08 Cadillac DTS 26k. $26,500 08 Honda Accord Sunroof 30k. $15,900 08 Mercedes C300 AWD, 56k, $28,500 07 Jeep Liberty 4x4 34k miles. $15,300

MAFFEI AUTO SALES 570-288-6227


Tech Package. Leather Seats. Moonroof $19,880

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

412 Autos for Sale


1009 Penn Ave Scranton 18509 Across from Scranton Prep

GOOD CREDIT, BAD CREDIT, NO CREDIT Call Our Auto Credit Hot Line to get Pre-approved for a Car Loan!


08 CHYSLER 300 black, V6 06 DODGE STRATUS RT, Black, sunroof, wing, 31,000 miles 05 JAGUAR X-TYPE 3.0, hunter green, tan leather (AWD) 03 HYUNDAI ACCENT White, 4 door, 4cyl. 66,000 miles 01 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX GT, whte, 4 dr., V6 01 AUDI S8 QUATRO Burg./tan lthr., Nav., 360 HP, AWD 01 AUDI A8 L cashmere beige, tan lthr., nav., AWD 01 AUDI A8 L green, tan leather navigation, AWD Blk, auto, sun roof 01 VW CABRIOLET Silver, Brown top, 5-spd, convertible 00 MERCEDES-BENZ S-430 slvr/blck lthr., 64,000 miles 98 HONDA CIVIC EX, 2 dr, auto, silver 77 Pontiac Firebird Black V6, T-Tops 73 VW BEETLE CONV. olympic blu, blck top, 4 speed


07 CHEVY EQUINOX LT grey, V6 AWD 07 DODGE NITRO SXT, garnet red, V6, 4x4 06 DODGE RAM 1500 SLT, quad cab, hemi, blk, 4 dr., 4x4 06 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY TOURING red, 4 dr., 7 pass., mini van 06 DAKOTA QUAD CAB SLT, silver, auto., V6, 4x4 06 JEEP LIBERTY SPORT white, V6, 4x4 05 MAZDA TRIBUTE S, green, auto, V6, 4x4 05 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER PREMIUM, Silver, black leather, 3rd seat, AWD 05 CHEVY EQUINOX Silver, 4 door, 4x4 05 FORD EXPLORER XLT, white 4 door 4x4 04 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO, Special Edition. Grey, sunroof, 4x4 04 CHEVY TRAILBLAZ ER, seafoam grn/tan lthr., 4x4 04 GMC ENVOY XUV slvr., 4 dr., V6, 4x4 04 DODGE DURANGO LIMITED, Sandstone, tan leather, 3rd seat, 4x4 04 DODGE RAM 1500 SLT, quad cab, hemi, silver, 4x4 04 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER PREMIUM Gold tan leather, 3rd seat, 4x4 04 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER LS, white, V6, 4x4 04 KIA SEDONA EX, green, tan leather, 7 pass. mini van 04 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO gold, 4 dr., V6, 4x4 03 FORD WINDSTAR LX, green, 4 door, entertainment sys. 7 pass. minivan 03 DAKOTA CLUB SXT blu, V6, 4x4 03 CHEVY 1500, V8, X-cab, white, 4x4 02 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER PREMIUM, white, tan leather, 3rd seat, 4x4 02 GMC SONOMA SLS, X-cab, slvr, 4x4 01 DODGE RAM 1500 regular cab, 4x4, with cap 98 FORD F-150, regular cab pick up green, auto 4x4


GS Coupe. 1 owner, clean title. 106K, automatic. Leather interior, all power, remote start, moonroof, alloy wheels and more! $4,000 570-709-4137

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

AUDI ‘01 A6

2.7 T Quattro, dark gray with tan leather interior, automatic transmission, 135k highway miles, fully loaded, well maintained, $7900. 570-675-3808

AUDI `02 A4

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

AUDI `05 A4

Turbo, Navy Blue with grey leather interior, fully loaded automatic. 93,000 miles. All records. Excellent condition. 4 new tires & new brakes. Asking $10,000 or best offer. Call for info 417-2010 Days 779-4325 Nights

412 Autos for Sale

BMW `02 330

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

BMW `04 325i

412 Autos for Sale

412 Autos for Sale

CHEVY ‘04 MALIBU Affordable.


With Warranty. $6,992

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


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

BMW `93 325 IC Convertible,

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

BUICK ‘07 LUCERNE One Owner. Leather, CD, Alloy Wheels $16,450

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


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

CADILLAC `04 SEVILLE SLS Beige. Fully loaded

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


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

CHEVROLET `05 TAHOE Z71 Silver birch with

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

CHEVROLET `09 EQUINOX Low mileage, 15000

miles, automatic, all-wheel drive, 4 door, anti-lock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, cruise control, AM/FM radio, cassette player, CD player, keyless entry, rear defroster, rear windshield wiper, tinted windows. $17,500. (570) 954-9333 Call after 9:00 a.m.

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

CHEVROLET 2010 CAMARO V-6 Victory Red, black interior, all bells and whistles. $25,000 570-706-6489

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

CHRYSLER `02 PT CRUISER Inferno Red, flame

design. Chrome wheels. 47,000 miles, one owner. Looks and runs great. New inspection. $6,875 Call (570) 472-1854

To place your ad call...829-7130

Low mileage, One owner $7,984

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


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


AWD, V6 & Alloys $21,920

DODGE ‘08 CHARGER One Owner. Local Trade. $13,942

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

DODGE `01 STRATUS SE 4 door, automatic

Power windows, seats & locks . V6, Asking $2,900. Call (570) 819-3140 or (570) 709-5677

FORD `04 MUSTANG Mach I, 40th

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


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


Premium package, silver, black leather interior, 5 speed manual. 20,000 miles. $18,900 (570) 868-3832



Convertible, 55,000 original miles 5.0 auto, some engine upgrades. Garaged showcar. $8200 (570) 283-8235



V8, Auto, 1,200 miles, all options, show room condition. Call for info. Asking $24,995 Serious inquiries only. 570-636-3151

Legals/ Public Notices

Legals/ Public Notices

LEGAL NOTICE SUMMER RECREATION PROGRAM COUNSELORS Dallas Borough is now accepting applications for Summer Recreation Program Counselors. The program is expected to begin June 13, 2011 and end August 19, 2011. Applicants should be at least 18 years of age and have experience working with children. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background clearance, child abuse history clearance and fingerprint clearance. Applications may be obtained at the Borough Office, 25 Main Street, Dallas, PA 18612 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please call 675-1389 with any questions. LEGAL NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE TO DALLAS TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS AND UTILITY COMPANIES Notice is hereby given by the Board of Supervisors of Dallas Township, that Dorchester Drive, from Route 309 up to Grandview Avenue, will be paved in late April of 2011 or in early May of 2011. Per Dallas Township’s pavecut and excavation ordinance, any repairs or connections for water, gas, or sewer which will necessitate excavation of the street must be done within thirty days of this notice. New paving shall not be opened or excavated for a period of five years after the paving, except in case of emergency. Any individual or utility company planning on doing any work that may necessitate the cutting or excavating of Dorchester Drive is ask to contact the Township immediately at (570) 674-2007 Nancy Y. Balutis Assistant Secretary-Treasurer INVITATION TO BID St. Joseph’s Center Attention: Food Service Management Companies The St. Joseph’s Center is requesting proposals for school food service management services. The Food Service Management Company will provide management services according to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations and guidelines, as well as the Pennsylvania Department of Education policies and guidelines and the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare regulations concerning the operation of an Intermediate Care Facility for Mentally Retarded (ICF/MR). Food Service Management Companies and/or their representatives may submit proposals to: St. Joseph’s Center In C/O FSMC Contact 2010 Adams Avenue Scranton, Pa 18509 The St. Joseph’s Center reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all proposals or to accept the proposal that it finds, in its sole discretion, to be in the best interest of the school district. A walk-through meeting is scheduled for April 19,2011at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Center, 2010 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509. All proposals must be submitted no later than 10:00 a.m. on May 6, 2011. All proposals should be delivered in a sealed envelope and addressed to the St. Joseph’s Center, Attn: Robert Gordon and be clearly marked: Food Service Management Proposal.




412 Autos for Sale

412 Autos for Sale

412 Autos for Sale



MAZDA `04 RX-8 Hunter Green,

Auto., sunroof, alloy wheels, 44K miles, silver with black cloth, new Blizzaks, KBB over $16,000, Must sell! $12,900 Call after 5 pm. 570-477-2677


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

HONDA `07 CIVIC Sport SI. Red, with

black interior, 75,000 miles. 6 speed, spoiler and body kit. Tinted windows,

Reduced $11,900 (570) 714-0384

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

HONDA `09 PILOT Low mileage,

24.000 miles, four wheel drive, 4 door, anti-lock brakes, air conditioning, all power, CD changer, rear windshield wiper, custom wheels, $22,900. (570) 313-2749

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



HYUNDAI ‘11 SONATA GLS, automatic. Only 2,400 miles. $20,750

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


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

KIA `08 RONDO Maroon with beige

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

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. Asking $10,000. Call 570-706-6156


1 owner. Low miles. V6, All leather. Asking $5,800. Call (570) 819-3140 (570) 709-5677

Line up a place to live in classified!


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


ALL JUNK CARS CA$H PAID 570-301-3602

MAZDA `04 3

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

Hatchback, 92,000 miles. Excellent condition. auto, sunroof, premium sound and alloy wheels. $8,300 (570) 864-2337

250 General Auction

250 General Auction




80,000 miles. New brakes & rotors. New alignment. Two new rear tires. No accidents.

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

MAZDA `10 3i SPORT 16,000 miles, black. 3 Year/36,000 mile warranty. AC, power windows. ABS. Excellent condition. Asking $13,900 (570) 283-1165

Rare, Exclusive Opportunity To Own...

‘26 FORD MODEL T Panel Delivery

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


13,000 Original Miles Exquisite Red with candy clear coat, black top with beige leather interior. Digital gauge package & optional chrome & gold alloy wheels. Convertible. Beautiful, Must Sell! $31,000 $29,900


Blue-Sapphire Beauty! Beautiful condition. Garage kept 26,000 miles. All available options fully loaded. 4 door. Grey leather interior $7,900

From an Exotic, Private Collection

Call 570-650-0278

MERCEDES-BENZ `01 C-240 121,000 miles. Loaded, leather seats, 4 door. $5,200 Call 570-283-1800 M-F, 9am - 5pm All other times (570) 388-6422


MERCEDES-BENZ `05 240C 4Matic, V6 - Gray,


MERCEDES-BENZ `06 C-CLASS Silver with leather

SATURDAY APRIL 2nd @ 5:00PM ROUTE 924 SHEPPTON PA (868 Center st.)

Silver Coins Cherry Dining Room Set with ornate breakfront by American Drew; like new oak Bedroom Set by Vaughn; mahogany leather top tables; set of contemporary balancing tables signed Gerges; sofa with heat, massage & matching loveseat; loveseat sofa bed; Maytag washer; flat TV’s; lots of silver coins; large amount of new in the box kitchen items; KitchenAid mixer; rugs; foosball; new wicker patio set; christmas items; glassware; collectables; safe; 4:45 outside with snowblower, wheelbarrel, set of 4 Lincoln rims, boxlots & stuff! Very partial listing AU1839L

J & J AUCTION 570-384-4041

Note. Check web site for pictures and listing.


April 9, 2011 - 10:00 AM RIDER’S WORLD Wilkes-Barre, PA

BUSINESS SOLD SELLING OFF SURPLUS Motorsport Lifts, Coat’s Tire Machine, Balancer, TCM25 Forklift, Trailers, Plows, Manuals, Parts, Signs, Banners, Helmets, and Jackets L.A.G. AUCTION SERVICES (570) 883-1276 or (570) 655-5366 Lic.# AU002629L BUYER’S PREMIUM Cash, Business Check with Bank Letter of credit only.

SAVE THE DATE!! Nescopeck TWP. Volunteer Fire Co

36TH ANNUAL CONSIGNMENT AUCTION Saturday April 30th Rain or Shine Sale Starts at 9:00AM - ??? Breakfast at 7:00AM - 9:00AM Lunch Available 9:00AM - ??? Accepting Consignments of Farm Machinery, Household, Vehicles, Collectibles, Yard Sale Items, Etc. From Wednesday 4/27 to Friday 4/29, 8:00AM - 8:00PM or By Appointment For Info, Call Don Hess 570-379-2455 or 570-436-0745

77K highway miles, Excellent condition, dealer serviced. Sun roof, heated seats. $15,500. Call 570-288-3916

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

MERCEDES-BENZ `09 300C Low mileage, 26,000 miles, allwheel drive, 4 door, air conditioning, all power, GPS/navigation system, leather interior, sun/moon roof, new sport and luxury package, black in color. $36,000. (570) 313-2749

MERCEDES-BENZ `73 450SL with Convertible

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

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


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

412 Autos for Sale

MERCURY `95 GRAND MARQUIS 4 door, V8, fully

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


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


Auto, one owner, Local trade $11,435

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

NISSAN `06 ALTIMA SE, special edition.

59,000 miles. Auto, fwd, 4 cyl., original owner. Fully loaded, AM/FM CD changer. Power driver seat, anti-theft alarm, excellent condition $9,900 570-283-1165

NISSAN `06 SENTRA 1.8 S, Special

Edition, Power steering, brakes, windows & locks. 6 CD changer. Excellent condition, 43K. $12,500. 570-881-6897


Low mileage, 18000 miles, automatic, front wheel drive, 4 door, antilock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, power seats, all power, cruise control, GPS/navigation system, AM/FM radio, CD changer, Mp3 player, keyless entry, leather interior, sun/moon roof, rear defroster, new floor mats, Winter Frost pearl paint, heated seats, side mirror defroster, backup camera, auto rear view mirror dimmer, Bluetooth, phone, nav., & radio controls on steering wheel, 4.5 years remaining on 7 year 100,000 miles Nissan bumper to bumper Premium Warranty included, EXCELLENT CONDITION Altima HYBRID 35city/33 highway mpg. $18,900. 570-371-9001 Call after 5:00 p.m.

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

PORSCHE `02 BOXSTER S Great convertible,

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

SALEEN `02 SE 281 Convertible, silver on black, garage kept, Production #351. 14,500 miles. Asking $23,500, Serious inquiries only! 570-477-3600


Low mileage, 42,000 miles, 4 speed, front wheel drive, 2 door, antilock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, cruise control, AM/FM radio, CD player, Mp3 player, keyless entry, sun/moon roof, rear defroster, tinted windows. $14,200. (570) 443-7522 Call before 9:30 p.m.


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

412 Autos for Sale

SUBARU ‘06 LEGACY SE - CERTIFIED AWD, automatic moonroof $14,990

415 Autos-Antique & Classic

415 Autos-Antique & Classic

CHEVROLET `69 NOVA SS clone. 350


engine, 290 Horsepower. 10 bolt posirear. PowerGlide transmission. Power disc brake kit. Over $20,000 invested, sacrifice at $11,000. (Wilkes-Barre) Call 732-397-8030

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


Automatic, traction control, remote start. $14,680

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


65,000 miles, good condition, keyless entry, cassette/ radio + snow tires. $12,500 570-474-5268

TOYOTA `06 AVALON New tires, new

brakes, Inspected March 4, AC, AVPS, Fully loaded, 18,000 mile bumper to bumper warranty. 90,000 miles. $12,900. (570) 881-3712


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

TOYOTA `93 MR2 T-top, 5 speed.

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


(570) 708-0269 after 6:00PM

Volkswagen ‘03 GTI moonroof, 5 speed, loaded,$9750 excellent condition, 570-578-2149


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


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

VOLVO `98 V90 Wagon. Silver with

gray leather. 120K. Rear Wheel Drive. 6 cylinder. 24 MPG highway. Sunroof, CD, good inspection. Recent starter & battery. Newer tires. $4,395 or best offer. Call 570-822-6785

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


4 door, 4 cyl, 1.8 Turbo, auto, sunroof 79K, VG condition $5,250. DEALER


Custom, 4 door, 6 cyl. auto. 63K original miles. Garage kept. Like new. $2,995. Current Inspection on all vehicles 570-825-8253


Leather Interior, Alloys, Moon Roof $13,840

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

415 Autos-Antique & Classic

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


New 350 motor and new transmission. REDUCED TO $5,000 FIRM (570) 906-1771

CHEVROLET `79 CORVETTE L-48 All Corvette options, all original, new Good Year tires, new mufflers, just tuned. 46,000 miles. $7,000. 570-262-2845 or 570-239-6969


2 door post car, in good condition for age. Serious inquiries only, call for details. $8,500 or best offer. Call Steve at 570-407-0531

CHEVY `68 CAMARO SS 396 automatic, 400 transmission, clean interior, runs good, 71K, garage kept, custom paint, Fire Hawk tires, Krager wheels, well maintained. $23,900 Negotiable 570-693-2742


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

CHRYSLER `49 WINDSOR Silver / gray, 4 door

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


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


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

FORD `66 Mustang Coupe.

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


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

LINCOLN `88 TOWN CAR 61,000 original

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


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


80K miles, 1 owner, mint condition, no rust. Must Sell! $9,900 570-829-0847

MERCEDES-BENZ `88 420 SEL Silver with red

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


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


Rumble seat, coupe Good condition. Call for details (570) 881-7545

15TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION. 1 of 600 made, all available options, 63K miles, V8, auto. T-roof, $7,995. Call 570-817-2577

PONTIAC `68 CATALINA 400 engine. 2

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


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


2007 Tank Motor Sports Vision Motorcycle. 250 cc, Brand new. 0 miles. $2,400. For more information call Tom at 570-825-2114


great. Excellent condition. Original engine. Can be seen by appointment. Must Sell $9,000 (570) 455-8400

VW CLASSIC `72 KARMANN GHIA Restoration Vehicle

Family owned, garage kept, good shape. Needs some interior work, new seats, needs carburetor work. Only 58,000 miles. Asking $8,000. serious inquiries only! 570-343-2296


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


Boats & Marinas


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



SALT CREEK SKIF 14’ fiberglass fish-

ing boat, tri-hull (very stable), 25 HP Tahatsu outboard, Full Galvanized Trailer. Perfect Condition. Built in fuel tank. All new in ‘01. $2,500 570-256-7311

SEA NYMPH ‘94 19’, 4.0 Outboard

motor, good condition. $6,000 or best offer. Call 570-722-4077

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

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

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Commercial Trucks & Equipment

‘90 CHEVY C60 BUCKET TRUCK Automatic. Sterling


Commercial Trucks & Equipment

FORD ‘99 E350 BUCKET VAN Triton V8. 2 speed

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



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


SOFT TAIL DEUCE LIMITED EDITION. Radical paint, only 200 produced, Rhinehardt pipes, lots of chrome. Beautiful bike! Asking $9,500 or best offer. 570-474-0154


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

HARLEY DAVIDSON ‘92Many ULTRAextras, CLASSIC Garage kept, 2 tone blue. 17,600 miles. $9,200. Lehman area. (570) 760-5937


Sport/Touring with ABS/traction control, showroom new, 400 miles, metallic blue, 6 year warranty included. $12,000. 570-331-3674


Floorboards,V&H Pipes, White walls,Garage Kept. 6K Miles $5,500 (570) 430-0357




750cc. 8,000 miles, saddlebags, windshield, back rest, Black & Pearl, Excellent Condition. Must See. Asking $2,499. Call after 4. 570-823-9376

YAMAHA` 08 R1 BEAUTIFUL BIKE Perfect condition.

3700 miles, new rear tire, undertail kit, cover. Price negotiable $7,900 570-852-9072

YAMAHA` 09 TT-R 110



Low riding hours. excellent condition. blue and white in color. Comes with chest protector and helmet $1,400. (570) 313-2749

SUZUKI 97& GSXRWhite, 600 Blue


800. 7,000 miles. Must Sell. Like new. $1,700. Please Call 570-394-9413

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

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


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

YAMAHA ‘1975 80

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


1100 Custom. 5800 miles, light bar, cobra exhaust, windshield, many extras, must sell. $5,995. Call 570-301-3433

Less than 1000 miles. White and chrome. Garage kept. $6,300 (570) 817-8127

442 RVs & Campers

DUTCHMAN 96’ 5TH WHEEL with slideout & sun

room built on. Set up on permanent site in Wapwallopen. Comes with many extras. $9,000. (570) 829-1419 or (570) 991-2135

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Gulf Stream Conquest Motor Home. 31’, 460 V8, all options. 37K miles. Excellent condition. $17,000. Call 570-868-5385





100th Anniversary Edition Deuce. Garage kept. 1 owner. 1900 miles. Tons of chrome. $38,000 invested. A must see. Asking $20,000. Call 570-706-6156


Auto Parts



883 cubic inch motor, Paco rigid frame, extended & raked. Low miles. $6,000 or best offer.(973) 271-1030


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

HONDA ‘04 SHADOW SABRE 1100 black, 13,500

miles. Windshield, saddle bag. Excellent condition. $4,500. Call (570) 852-9455


2004 CRF 100. Excellent condition. $1500 or best offer. 570-498-7702


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


KAWASAKI `08 NINJA 250 cc, blue, like

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

Auto Parts

SUNVISOR: Lund 99-06 Chevy/GMC fullsize pickup also Tahoe, new condition $125 firm after 3pm 655-3197


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

Only 12,000 miles. Vehicle in like new condition. $21,900. 570-288-4322


Road King 19,000 miles, new tires, lots of extra chrome. Like New. $12,900. Call 570-639-1989 or 570-760-1023

gate, many new parts. $1,900. (570)675-7546

CHEVROLET ‘89 C70. 24’ box. Lift


new rr tire & brakes, many extras. $10,900 (570) 592-4982

Vulcan Classic 1500 Black and chrome. Fuel injected. 21” windshield. Passenger backrest. Floor boards. Remainder of warranty. Expires Feb., 2012. Kept in heated garage! Never damaged. 7,000 miles. Great condition! $6,800 570-574-9217

utility body, excellent condition. New tires & brakes. Too many features to list $3,200. Call 570-299-0772


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





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


Auto Parts

Auto Services


VITO’S & GINO’S Like New Tires $15 & UP! Like New Batteries $20 & UP! Carry Out Price 288-8995


Cars & Full Size Trucks. For prices... Lamoreaux Auto Parts 477-2562


Auto Parts

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


Monday thru Saturday 6 am-9 pm Sunday 8 am - 68 pm

Harry’s U Pull It

AS ALWAYS ****HIGHEST PRICES***** PAID FOR YOUR UNWANTED VEHICLES!!! DRIVE IN PRICES Call for Details (570) 459-9901 Vehicles must be COMPLETE !!

Plus Enter to Win $500.00 Cash!! DRAWING TO BE HELD APRIL 30

TIMES LEADER 442 RVs & Campers


442 RVs & Campers


Travel Trailer. 29’, mint condition, 1 slide out a/c-heat. Stove, microwave, fridge, shower inside & out. Many more extras. Reduced. $15,500. Call 570-842-6735

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

Susquehanna RV



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

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

412 Autos for Sale

412 Autos for Sale

‘02 Hyundai Elantra GLS 4Dr



03 Ford Windstar

02 Ford Escape

* $



‘99 Buick Custom 4Dr

59K Miles


‘97 Plymouth Breeze 4 Dr, 4 Cyl, A/C





* $



*All Prices Plus Tax & Tags.



CALL STEVE MORENKO 2010 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming


CHEVROLET `07 TRAILBLAZER LS Perfect condition,

4 Door, 5 Speed, A/C

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


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

CHEVROLET `06 SILVERADO 1500 4X4 pickup, extended cab, 6 1/2 ft. box, automatic. Pewter. 48,000 miles. Excellent condition. $17,000 Negotiable (570) 954-7461

412 Autos for Sale

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



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

5 Speed, CD, Alloys, Sporty, One Owner

4 Door, AT, Low Miles, XClean





07 P ontiac C oupe G -6 $ 495 G T,33K,C le an............ 12, 07 C hevy Im pala L S $ 53K,F ue lF le x .................... 9, 995 06 M itsubishi Eclipse G T $ B lac k B e auty,66K ..... 10, 995 06 H y undai Tiburon G T $ V 6,32K ......................... 10, 995 06 H onda C ivic $ 995 S uper C lean,S unroof,77K . 10, VIEW M O R E A T P ETIL L O M O TO R S.C O M G O O D C R EDIT G ETS L O W INTER EST R A TES!

Dual RR Wheels, 14K Miles, Auto, Excellent Condition

7 Passenger, Rear Heat/AC, PW, PDL, Cruise



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

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

Fully loaded. Excellent condition. Factory & extended warranty. $17,995 (570) 690-2806

N e e d a Ca r?

Ca ll M a rc u m M otors 570 -693-30 76



* Plus tax, tags, title & doc fees.



4x4, automatic, leather, moon roof, new tires & brakes, well maintained 63,000 miles, Asking $8,750. 570-472-3710

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

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

JEEP ‘06 COMMANDER 4WD, Only 38K $17,880

FORD `97 DIESEL Cummins engine, 8-L. 49,049 miles. 33,000 gross wt. 6,649 light wt. $19,500 Must see! (570) 829-5886

HONDA `03 ODYSSEY High mileage,

140000 miles, automatic, front wheel drive, 4 door, anti-lock brakes, air conditioning, air bags, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, AM/FM radio, CD player, rear defroster, rear windshield wiper, $5,990 (570) 606-4198

HUMMER ‘05 H2 Yellow with black

leather interior. Front & rear heated seats. Many chrome accessories. $28,500 or best offer. Call (570) 788-9826 or (570) 956-8547 Leave Message

PONTIAC `04 MONTANA 95,000 miles, well



EX, Van, Sunroof. 61,000 miles. Loaded. Good condition. $5000 or best offer. 570-606-7654

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gray leather interior. DVD player. Fully loaded. 92,000 miles. Excellent condition. $19,000 (570) 675-4424

SUZUKI `09 GRAND4x4. VITARA166 LEXUS `06 GX 470 Luxury

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

horsepower 4 cylinder, 4 mode full time 4 wheel drive. 1,269 miles. 4 wheel anti lock disc brakes. Leather, heated seats. Power seats, mirrors, locks & sunroof. 6 cd changer with 8 speakers. Cruise & tilt. Smart pass keyless entry start. $19,000. Call 570-401-3714


DVD, leather moonroof $14968


(570) 237-1082

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


TJ, Black with grey interior. 4 cylinder, 5-speed manual transmission. CD player, hardtop, full doors, sound bar. 4” Skyjacker Suspension lift with steering stabilizer. Like new BF Goodrich 35’s with Full size spare. Only 85,000 miles. $7,300 (570) 301-7221


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

FORD `99 E250

Wheelchair Van 78,250 miles. Fully serviced, new battery, tires & rods. Seats 6 or 3 wheelchairs. Braun Millennium lift with remote. Walk up door. Front & rear A/C. Power locks & windows. Excellent condition. $9,500. 570-237-6375

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

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


TJ, X-Package with only 46,000 miles. One owner! 6 cylinder, 6-speed manual transmission. Soft top with full doors, tinted factory windows. CD player, sound bar, 31” all terrain tires with full size spear. A MUST SEE! $13,999 (570) 301-7221

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

LEXUS `96 LX 450

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



FREIGHTLINER ’97 MIDROOF 475 CAT & 10 speed transmission. $12,000 FREIGHTLINER ’99 CONDO 430 Detroit, Super 10 transmission. Asking $15,000.

Pearl white, all leather. Fully loaded with all options. Navigation system, entertainment DVD package, 3rd row seating, climate control seats, sun roof, excellent condition. $14,995. 570-301-2244

‘88 FRUEHAUF 45’ with sides. All aluminum, spread axle. $6,500. 2 storage trailers. 570-814-4790

VOLVO `08 XC90

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

NISSAN `08 ROGUE SL. AWD, 1 owner,

no accidents. 4 door hatchback, 6 cylinder, roof rails, dark gray, black interior. Premium wheels, new tires, brakes extra set of snows. Premium sound/Bose/bluetooth, XM radio. Intelligent key entry. Newly inspected 36,900 miles $19,500 (570) 371-7227

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


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

457 Wanted to Buy Auto

ALL JUNK CAR & TRUCKS WANTED Highest Prices Paid In Cash!!! FREE REMOVAL Call V&G Anytime 288-8995 Job Seekers are looking here! Where's your ad? 570-829-7130 and ask for an employment specialist

SUZUKI `07 XL-7 56,000 miles,

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

JAMMIN’ JEEPS SALES EVENT Sale Ends A pril4, 2011



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RE TU RN IN G L E A S E E - $1,000 M IL ITA RY-$500

All p a ym en ts a re fo r36 m o n ths w ith $2,495 d o w n , 12,000 m iles a llo w ed , in clu d es $795 a cq u is itio n fee. All p a ym en ts a re p lu s ta x, title, a n d licen s e fees . All lea s e p a ym en ts in clu d e a ll a p p lica b le reb a te u n les s o therw is e n o ted . In clu d es Retu rn in g les s ee o rco n q u es treb a tes + Bu y fo rp rice is 72 m o n ths @ 5.99% to q u a lified b u yers (a ll reb a tes ha ve b een a p p lied ) w ith $2,500 Do w n (Ca s h o rT ra d e) p lu s ta x, d o cu m en ta tio n a n d regis tra tio n fees a re extra .

506 Administrative/ Clerical


seeking Part Time Administrative Assistant. Typing, Microsoft Office Suite, communication skills required. Email Resume to: deanna@ or fax to 570-435-2192


construction company. Must know Quickbooks & Excel. Construction office experience and/or notary certification a big plus. Invoicing, bid preparation, & all other general office duties. Competitive wage according to experience. Please email resume to: ceatrucking@ No phone calls please.


Part time, with potential for full time. Flexible hours and Saturday mornings a must! Send resume to: The Times Leader Box 2480 15 N Main St Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250

507 Banking/Real Estate/Mortgage Professionals


FULL/PART TIME Cash handling experience a plus, computer and communication skills necessary.Required work days are Monday thru Friday and some Saturdays. Applications are available at 881 Mundy Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702. No phone calls please.


P & G Federal Credit Union is seeking a Vice President of Operations who is responsible for assisting the Credit Union CEO/President in the overall management of the credit union. This position has direct responsibility for the administration and supervision of front end and branch activities within established policies and guidelines. Participate in the strategic planning and the development of credit union policies, procedures and goals. Develop, implement and maintain operational procedures to maximize efficiency. Oversee the development and monitoring of performance standards. A minimum of five (5) years senior management experience with a financial institution required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. P & G Credit Union offers an outstanding benefit package. Visit our website at Interested candidates should send their resume along with salary requirements on or before April 15, 2011 to the following address or email: P & G Mehoopany Employees Federal Credit Union Attn: Kathy Stanziale VP of Human Resources P.O. Box 210 Tunkhannock, PA 18657 Equal Opportunity Employer

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A ir C onditioning,Sirius Satellite R adio, Fog L am ps,FullM etalDoors

Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

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


7 plus 2 wheel chairs. 140,000 miles. Great condition. Asking $7,000. For more details, Call 570-589-9181

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


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


FORD `05 WHEEL CHAIR LIFT VAN Seating capacity for

Liter engine. Rough body. $800. Call (570)825-8141

Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

`04 GX 470 INTERNATIONAL ‘95 LEXUS Black with dark DUMP TRUCK

with ladder rack & tool box, 4x4 diesel, under 97K. Great condition, $17,000 or best offer. 570-925-2845

FORD `92 EXPLORER 84,000 miles. 4.0


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

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

FORD `03 F150 LARIAT Contractor ready

DODGE `10 GRAND CARAVAN Only 17k miles.

B a d Cre d it N o Cre d it


air. Power sliding doors. Power adjustable pedals. 2 tone metallic green. Full tan leather interior with 3rd seat. Factory CD & cassette player. Perfect mechanical condition. New brakes, front & rear. Full service. $6,500. Call 570-876-1355 or 570-504-8540 evenings.


REDUCED!!! ASKING $9,999 JUST REDUCED! SAVE MONEY! GET READY FOR THE WINTER! Don’t pay dealer prices! White with grey interior. Looks and runs like it just came off the lot. Four Door, 4 wheel drive, 84,900 miles, new tires, tow package, anti lock brakes, driver and passenger airbags, power windows, power mirrors, power locks, rear window defroster and wiper, privacy tint, air conditioner, cruise control. CD, keyless entry and much more. $10,499. Call 570-332-4999

Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

FORD `01 WINDSTAR 76,000 miles. Rear

Plow Included. 99,000 miles. Reliable. 4x4 $6,000 or best offer. Call after 3:30 on weekdays or leave message at (570) 675-9872



new tires, 4 door, 8’ bed. Soft and hardtop for bed covers., Good condition. Sold together or separately $10,900 (570) 639-5478




miles. All wheel drive, power moonroof, windows, locks & seats. Leather interior, 6 cd changer, rear folding seats, keyless entry, onstar, roof rack, running boards, garage kept. $14,750. 570-362-1910

412 Autos for Sale



Low miles, One owner $19,845

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


CHEVY ‘05 TRAIL BLAZER 4 door, 4 new tires, regularly serviced, great condition. Silver. AC, 4WD. 174,000 miles $6,500 or best offer. 570-242-7979



DODGE RAM ‘06 1500 SLT

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

Custom Van. 67K miles. Interior has oak wood trim, carpeting, storage areas, TV, rear seat convertible to double bed, curtains. Seats 7. Power windows & seats. Custom lighting on ceiling. New exhaust system. New rear tires. Recently inspected. Excellent condition. $4,800. Call 570-655-0530



CHEVY `04 EXPRESS 2500 Series. 6.0 Litre V8.

99,700 miles. Too many new parts to list. Bedliner & tonneau cover. Asking $4,800. Call (570) 760-6277



Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

Dakota with cap. 1 owner, garage kept, very good condition. Many extras including lift & back seat. 29 MPG gas. (570) 868-0944

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

bed, 5 speed. Only 85,000 miles. Just inspected. Bedliner, toolbox, cap & 4,000 lb. hitch all included. New rear drums, brakes & calipers. Excellent condition. Clean inside & out. Only $4,200 Firm Joe (570) 868-5900

Freedom Pkg, 4x4, Runs Great, AT



On-Star, Leather. Satellite Radio. $17,770

CHEVROLET `96 1500 6 cyl., 2WD, 6 ft.



Trucks/ SUVs/Vans


17,000 miles. Asking $20,000 570-332-3681

6 Mo. Service Contract Included!



P E T TI IL L O M O T TO OR S • 5 570-457-5441 7 0 -4 5 7 -5 4 4 1

NEW LOW PRICES! 2000 GMC Jimmy 4x4

Trucks/ SUVs/Vans

CHEVROLET `97 1500cab, 4X4 autoCHEVROLET `05 SIL- Extended CHEVY `05 EQUINOX FORD `01 LARIAT matic, all power LT (premium pack250 Super Duty VERADO LT Z71 options. 3rd door. age), 3.4L, 47,000 with slide-in camper Extended cab,

P E TI TIL L O M O TO TO R S • 570-457-5441 5 7 0 -4 5 7 -5 4 4 1

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Loaded. Low miles. Excellent condition.


Large slide-out, front queen, large rear bath, outside shower. Sleeps 6, cable, phone, stereo CD, central air, oak interior, jacks, power hitch, monitor panel. Too much to list!! New awning & microwave. Very clean, Like new, $9,800 Negotiable 570-388-6670

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Pop-Up style, Sleeps 8, with stove, fridge, sink, outdoor grill & awning. Great condition. $4,000 (570) 822-6228

Loaded w/ 66K Miles


“A Camper’s Best Friend” Rt. 11 BloomsburgDanville Highway



loaded, 1 owner, 18,000 miles. 6 cylinder. New inspection, tires & brakes. Like new, inside & out. $16,900. Call (570) 540-0975


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

Trucks/ SUVs/Vans


22 ft. 3 rear bunks, center bathroom, kitchen, sofa bed. Air, Fully self contained. Sleeps 6. New tires, fridge awning. $4500. 215-322-9845





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$3,239 Sirius Satellite R adio,Tinted R .Q uarter & Liftgate W indow s,Freedom 3 P iece H ard Top A S



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Vehicle o rretu rn in g fro m a Chrys lerGro u p Vehicle L ea s e u gh Ally (excep to n s electm o d els , s ee s a les co n s u lta n t). All o n ly. Plea s e s ee d ea lerfo rd eta ils . E xp ires 4/4/11. + Bu y fo r m u s tha ve co m m ercia l co n tra ct.

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Building/ Construction/ Skilled Trades


Education/ Training

COMMERCIAL PAINTER Leave contact info

and experience. Call 215-297-8461.

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518 Customer Support/Client Care


Seeking full and part-time representative to handle customer relation issues with our owner base. Good phone etiquette a plus. This is not a telemarketing position. Call for personal interview. Vacation Charter, Ltd. 1-800-598-5238 Ext. 98


Education/ Training


Openings available in the Tunkhannock Area School District for Varsity Football Assistant Coaches, Freshman Football Head Coach, and Freshman Football Assistant Head Coach. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest to Mr. Richard Bombick, Director of Human Resources, 41 Philadelphia Ave., Tunkhannock, PA 18657. All clearances (#114 FBI Fingerprint, Criminal check #34, Child Abuse #151 and TB) must be secured. Deadline for applications: April 8, 2011 EOE.

DAYCARE STAFF NEEDED Experience a must.

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

EDUCATORS We Are Seeking Certified Staff 2010-2011 Secondary Math Teacher

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

FT NURSING INSTRUCTOR, MAIN CAMPUS/KULPMONT FT ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR Please send a cover letter, resume and a copy of your official transcripts to Luzerne County Community College, John Thomas Sedlak, Dean of Human Resources, Attention: Human Resources Dept., 1333 S. Prospect St, Nanticoke, PA 18634-3899 or email no later than Friday, April 8, 2011. No phone inquires please. For additional information on these positions, please visit our web site at ( Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates representing all aspects of diversity are encouraged to apply.


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Immediate opening days & evenings for full time and adjunct faculty in Electrical Trades program. Minimum 3 years work experience in field. Teaching experience a plus but not required. Fax resume to: 570-287-7936 Or send to Director of Education Fortis Institute 166 Slocum Street Forty Fort, PA 18704

Certified School Nurse, RN Title One Reading Specialist Physical Science Teacher PMCS-Monroe Cty. Please fax your resume to: 570-894-2793

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Fabri-Kal Corporation, a major plastics company is seeking a full time Process Engineer to develop and enhance process capabilities in thermoforming and extrusion in Hazleton, PA. Demonstrated expertise in technical leadership, mechanical engineering, team building and problem-solving skills required. This position supports Operations, Quality Control, Product Development, Customer Service, Lean Sigma, Kaizen and other activities. Qualifications: 4 year technical degree with minimum 7 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience in engineering and manufacturing. Understanding of polymer behavior and processes. Experience in Process Control, Lean Manufacturing, and AutoCAD desirable. Competitive salary and benefits package: Health Insurance, Dental & Vision, Disability, 401K, Life, AD&D, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Leave. Drug screening and background checks are conditions of employment. Applications accepted Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM; or forward resume to: FABRI-KAL Corporation, Human Resources Dept. Attn: M. Murray 150 Lions Drive Hazle Township PA 18202 Email: hrmail@hazleton. Fax: 570-501-0817 Phone: 570-861-3323 E.O.E.

527 Food Services/ Hospitality

SHIFT MANAGERS Auntie Anne’s Pretzels is now hiring for: •Shift Managers and crew for new WilkesBarre Walmart location. •Shift managers for its Wyoming Valley and Steamtown Mall locations. Apply in person at either mall location.


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair


Change, an automotive industry leader is seeking Auto Technicians for our Kingston location. Experience a plus, but not required, but must be energetic, hard working with superior customer service skills. We offer competitive wages and benefits. Email your resume or letter of interest to: jtinnes@


Minimum of 5 years experience. Valid PA Driver’s License a must. Knowledge of various patio/wall installations, planting techniques. Ability to read blueprints, oversee large scale jobs operate all necessary equipment. Self-motivated, ability to manage crews. Compensation based on experience. 570-779-4346

MAINTENANCE / SET-UP MECHANIC Fifty year old locally owned and operated company seeking reliable, self motivated individual with excellent work history for the position of maintenance/set-up mechanic and duties relative to a manufacturing environment. Candidates should have the understanding of pneumatics and hydraulics and their relation to the operations on production machinery, and at least basic electrical knowledge. Person will mainly be responsible for the maintenance, setup, and start up of production machinery and ensuring proper machine operation during the course of production but will also assist in other areas throughout the manufacturing facility. Some moderately heavy lifting involved. We offer competitive wages, health and dental insurance, retirement and life insurance benefits, and an excellent working environment. Position is day shift, Monday thru Friday. Please send resume and salary requirements to: P.O. Box 1126 Kingston, Pa. 18704 or fax them to 570-287-1152.



Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair


2nd shift opening for experienced maintenance tech with strong mechanical skill set to troubleshoot, repair & maintain factory production equipment. Send resume to: Kappa Graphics, 50 Rock Street, Pittston, PA 18640. Fax: 570-655-8379


Janitorial/ Cleaning


Supplement your income! Starting $10-$12/hour. Wilkes-Barre area. Multiple part time evening shifts available for retirees, or to work around your current full time job! Nice, Clean Environment to Work! Call 570-899-9600


Logistics/ Transportation


Logistics/ Transportation

DRIVERS Drive with the best

of the best! Come join our great family of Drivers Kenan Advantage Group Tired of sorting through all the ads that promise home weekly runs or sorry no local runs available? If what you really want is to be home daily, look no further.

Driver Qualifications

Class A CDL ability to obtain tank and hazmat 2 years recent verifiable tractor-trailer experience. Safe driving record.


Home Daily. Competitive pay package. Excellent benefit packages. Training on safe driving and product handling. New and well maintained equipment, uniforms, and more! Call Brian 972-740-8051 to learn how to get started. Apply online @

COURIER NEEDED Independent Contractor

Excellent pay with a growing company. Call 570-606-7838

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CDL Class A

Needed for a paving company. Experience necessary. 570-474-6329

DRIVERS-CLASS A CDL Looking for a company you can retire with?

Over 47,000

people cite the The Times Leader as their primary source for shopping information. *2008 Pulse Research

What Do You HaveTo Sell Today?

We offer top pay and benefits Weekly home time and much more

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Logistics/ Transportation

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


You will operate multi-dimensional construction equipment, delivery trucks, including tractor trailer combinations to pick up and deliver equipment to and from customer work sites, and is able to train in safe usage of the equipment. H.S. diploma (or equivalent), the ability to lift 70 lbs., have a valid CDL license, satisfactory driving record, and knowledge of federal motor carrier regulations is required. Two years of commercial driving experience involving the movement of trucks and construction equipment including oversized loads required. Knowledge of safety procedures for securing and transporting cargo is also essential. NES RENTALS offers competitive wages, medical/ dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, and 401(k). For consideration, apply online at our Careers center at www.nesrentals. com/careers. NES recognizes and values diversity. We are an EOE/AA/M/F/D/V employer.

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548 Medical/Health


Looking for more home/ family time?

For more details, please call 800-628-7807 and ask for recruiting.


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Angel’s Touch Homecare, a Millenium Home Health Care Company, is looking for C.N.A.’S, RN’s, PT’s, OT’s and ST’s with homecare experience to join our growing team. Currently there are PRN positions available in Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties. Interested applicants should forward resume to: Bridget Elias. Fax: 570-655-3175 email: belias@ EOE


548 Medical/Health

548 Medical/Health




Personal Care Home Health Services Call between 8am-4pm 570-287-4800

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Healthcare Services Group at Highland Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is currently accepting applications for part time Dietary Aides. Apply in person Monday - Friday between the hours of 9am-4pm at: 750 Schooley Ave. Exeter, PA 18643


Immediate full-time/ part-time openings with leading optical chain. Great salary, commissions, benefits, & 401k. Experience preferred but not necessary. Call 570-822-5900. EOE.

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN Part time position.

Previous retail pharmacy experience necessary. Knowledge of 3rd party insurance billing a plus. Fax resume to: Harrold’s Pharmacy 570-824-8730

SCHEDULING CLERK Multi specialty medical practice currently has an opening for Full Time scheduling clerk. Excellent computer, organizational and communication skills needed. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits package offered. Please fax resume to (570) 283-6924 or e-mail to

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Full time position available, Monday through Friday 8:45am to 5:00pm. Duties include but are not limited to initial client intake and scheduling, file and office management, new client paperwork, and some switchboard coverage. A high school diploma is required; must be experienced in computer use, especially Microsoft Office. Knowledge with insurances is a plus. Catholic Social Services is an equal opportunity employer. Resumes to: Catholic Social Services Attn: Kelli James 33 East Northampton Street, WilkesBarre, PA 18701 The Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Positions Available

CNA’s 7-3 Shift Part Time (5-9 days bi-weekly) with benefits 3-11 Shift Part Time (5-9 days bi-weekly) with benefits CNA’s can apply on line at: https://home.eeas 296360 Individualized

orietation program

Competitive starting rates Vacation, Holiday and Personal Days, Tuition Reimbursement Health insurance and Pension Plan Child Day Care on premises Meadows Nursing & Rehabilitation Center




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

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Part time day shift. Must have driver’s license and some mechanical experience helpful. Call Joe 570-237-6671.




Our goal is to provide fast, friendly service to our customers and a shiny clean car. Training for assistant car wash manager will be “ground up.” Concentration will be on customer service, quality control, production, equipment maintenance, and maintaining a spotless facility. This is fast-paced, physical, outdoor work, 45-50 hours per week with one weekend shift. Applicants must be dependable with a solid work history, excellent people skills, and a desire to develop professionally in a new career. We’re really in the people business – we just happen to wash cars. We offer above average pay, health care, paid vacation, and a family-friendly atmosphere. Apply in person at Orloski’s Wash & Lube, 295 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre. E.O.E.

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Part time nights & weekends, Portrait, Corporate, Public relations & Sports. Computer Skills Required. Must be motivated and work well with people. Some experience required, will train the right candidate. Send resume to: c/o Times Leader Box 2476 15 N Main St Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250


Production/ Operations


Busy printing plant seeks person to pre-flight digital files from publishers and layout for printing presses using Dynastrip imposition software. Experience in the publishing or book print business in a Mac environment required. Use of pre-press work flow systems, Preps, Quark, In Design, or other standard file prep software helpful. Send resume to: Kappa Graphics 50 Rock Street Pittston, PA 18640 Fax: 570-655-8379


VIN #2LBBJ16332




24 Mos. *Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied

**Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 4/4/11.

NEW 2011 LINCOLN MKZ FWD 17” Chrome Wheels, Message Center, SYNC, Side Air Curtains, AM/FM with 6 Disc CD, Pwr. Windows, Pwr. Door Locks, Leather Seats, Fog Lamps, Power Moonroof, Personal Safety with Anti-Theft System VIN #3LBR768027

NEW 2011 LINCOLN MKZ AWD All Wheel Drive, 17” Chrome Wheels, Message Center, Side Air Curtains, AM/FM with 6 Disc CD, PW, PDL, Leather Seats,SYNC, Fog Lamps, Power Moonroof, Personal Safety with Anti-Theft System VIN #3LBR750269

*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 4/4/11.

CALL NOW 823-8888 or 1-800-817-FORD Overlooking Mohegan Sun 577 East Main St., Just Minutes from Scranton or W-B

Plains, PA

*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 4/4/11.


All Wheel Drive, 3.7L V6, Remote Keyless Entry, HID Headlamps, Reverse Sensing Sys., THX Sound Sys. w/6 Disc CD, 20” Polished Cast Alum. Wheels, Dual Zone Electronic Auto. Temp. Control, Pwr. Heat/Cool Leather Seats, SYNC, Personal Safety Sys., Safety Canopy Sys., Anti-Theft Sys., Navigation Sys., Dual Panel Moonroof, Rearview Camera VIN #1LBG609563

24 Mos.

24 Mos.


24 Mos.

*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 4/4/11.


Production/ Operations


Antiques & Collectibles


Responsibilities Include: • Production scheduling. • Equipment planning. • Execute the daily production plan by shuffling resources as necessary. • Ensure operator performance to standards. • Work with engineering to improve manufacturing methods. • Enable round-theclock communications. • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. • 3-5 year supervisory experience preferred. • Experience in Metal Working Industry skills desired Competitive Salary and Benefits package. Send resume to: c/o The Times Leader Box 2485 15 N. Main St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250


Sales/Retail/ Business Development


Must be 18 or older. Apply in person at Carone’s Market Route 309 Mountain Top, PA.

INSIDE ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Local sales operation is looking for an experienced telemarketer/in side account executive for it’s NEPA location. Qualified individual will setup appointments for outside sales representatives with businesses in NEPA. Some clients are existing customers. COLD CALLING IS REQUIRED! Position is fulltime with health benefits, paid vacation, hourly and bonus pay. Please e-mail resume to prminc14@

To place your ad call...829-7130

SALESPERSON Now hiring Full

Time positions. Commission based. Experience in propane, heating oil & HVAC sales. Email or fax resumes to 570-474-5256 or


Business Opportunities

BEER DISTRIBUTOR License available

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

JAN-PRO COMMERCIAL CLEANING OF NEPA Be Your Own Boss Work Full or Part time Accounts available NOW throughout Wilkes Barre, Scranton, and Hazleton. We guarantee $5,000 to $200,000 in annual billing. Small investment We’re ready Are you? For more info Call 570-824-5774

$ ANTIQUES BUYING $ Old Toys, model kits,

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

DOLL: Grandmother’s doll very old, cloth body filled with looks like shredded wood, material behind one knee worn through with age, other than that in good condition, old dress on doll. Asking $100. 570474-2756 between 8:30am- 9pm. LIONEL Engine ten $125. Lionel milk car $40. Lionel Box car Guy 3464 $30. Belt with 2 guns on buckle 1950 $10. 570-574-0271 NEON SIGN - Electric, Camel sign, 30 years old, $200. 570-829-2411 STAR WARS Ceramic Stein 1997 Series Ser. Nbr. 96858 $25. Star Wars Talking Bank 1995 Series C3PO & R2D2 $15. 735-0191 Visit us at Merchant’s Village (the old Pittston Wal-Mart) We have antiques galore! Come to Booth 162! Primitive bakers cabinet, plantation desk, dry sink, Hoosiers. Loads of smalls and tons of good stuff! Consignments Welcome 570-855-7197 570-328-3428 YEARBOOKS: Coughlin H.S. 1926, 1928, 1932, 1937, 1940, 1961, 1963, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1949. G.A.R. H.S. 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1945, 1946, 1951, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1961, 1965, 1966, 1970, 1980, 1985, 2005, 2006. Meyers H.S. 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1960, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977. Kingston H.S. 1938, 1939, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1949. Plymouth H.S. 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1938, 1943, 1944, 1959, 1960. Hanover H.S. 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1960. West Pittston H.S. Annual 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1931, 1932, 1959. Luzerne H.S. 1951, 1952, 1956, 1957, 1959. Berwick H.S. 1952, 1953, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1967, 1968, 1969 ,1970. Lehman H.S. 1973, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980. Nanticoke Area H.S. 1976, 2008. Dallas H.S. 1966, 1967, 1968. Bishop Hoban H.S. 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975. West Side Central Catholic H.S. 1965 1974, 1980, 1981. Westmoreland H.S. 1952, 1953 - 1954 G.A.R. H.S. 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976 Pittston H.S. 1936, 1951, 1954, 1963 Pittston Hospital School of Nursing, J.O.Y. of 1957, 1959 West Pittston H.S. 1950, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1960 Hazleton H.S. 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964 Hazle Twp H.S. 1951, 1952 570-825-4721




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


Air Conditioners

AIR CONDITIONER $40 570-740-1246


Antiques & Collectibles

ANTIQUES: Pitcher with ruffled edge & 3 matching glasses $25. Copper Tea Kettle $15. 570-639-2780


REFRIGERATOR Kenmore, almond, 21.6 cu. ft. with ice maker & filtered water $350. 570-868-6018 TOASTER OVEN Hamilton Beach. White. Excellent condition. $15. 570-288-0414 TURKEY FRYER, AllIn-One gas & charcoal single burner smoker grill, & propane tank! Like new, over $300 invested. Take all for $165. Cash or Paypal. 570-735-2661 VACUUM, Bissell, 12 amp, good condition $20. 570-287-0023 WASHER & electric dryer. Amana, white, 3 years old, bought new, excellent $200 each. Call 570-417-8078 or 735-2764 Why Spend Hundreds on New or Used Appliances? Most problems with your appliances are usually simple and inexpensive to fix! Save your hard earned money, Let us take a look at it first! 30 years in the business. East Main Appliances 570-735-8271 Nanticoke


Baby Items

BABY ITEMS: Newborn swing $50. Gate $10. Pack N Play $30. Childcraft crib $75. Changing pad cover $10. Child’s oak 4 drawer chest $50. Dresser combo changing table $100. 825-0569 BLUE BUMBO SEAT with tray. Excellent Condition $25. 570-763-9599 CARSEAT: Chicco travel system infant carseat, base, & stroller included. Excellent condition. Retails for $299. asking $125. 570-763-9433 GLIDER CHAIR. Tan cushions with honey colored wood. Excellent condition. $100. 654-8042 JOGGING STROLLER will not fold $25. Pack N Play, fabric a little yellowed due to age, non-smoking house. $20. Both good condition. 570-574-3418 MONITOR: Safety 1st Baby Video Monitor. B&W video screen. Works great. $45 Bumbo seat. Lime Green. Looks brand new. $20. 570-371-6900 STROLLER: Umbrella stroller $7. 570-779-9791


Bridal Items

BRIDAL TOWEL CAKE Frilly Fun & functional! Perfect shower gift or Centerpieces! Custom made! $50. 570-241-6163


Building Materials

DOOR. Solid wood, 6 panel. Exterior or interior. Natural oak finish, right or left with hardware. 36x80. 735-8730 or 332-8094 DOORS: 2 entry doors. Wood & glass entry door 32”x80” great shape $75. Steel Entry door 32”x 80”. Rt. hand swing ( in & to the right), nice glass, great shape, can use a coat of paint, reducing the price to $75. or take both doors for $125. save $25.! Cash or paypal. 570-735-2661 GLASS DOOR. 3 way glass door for bath tub. $25 570-331-8183 INTERIOR DOOR: Still in shrink wrap. Jeld Wen solid pine 6 panel 30”. Paid $95. Make an offer. 570-466-6481

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

(570) 819-1966 GRILL electric ceramic 12”x12” nonstick. Smoke free. New in box. $15. 570-655-2154 MICROWAVE compact perfect for dorm works great. $5. 570-693-4483




MR COFFEE espresso/ cappuccino machine $15. Laundry tub, faucet & cabinet $20. Front gate Kristina bar stool $75. 696-1432 RANGE: brand new natural or propane gas range with sealed burners and electronic pilots in unopened box, Call after 6:30 $299. 570-675-0005

REFRIGERATOR General Electric / No Frost, 66” tall. Works good. $125. Call 655-5404

WHITE ASH LOGS Fresh Cut, 3 pieces 12”x54”. $20 each. 570-779-3551 WINDOW Silver Line vinyl replacement window, double hung, NEW, never used 30 1/4 X 51 1/4. $60. 570-735-5482


Cemetery Plots/Lots


Plymouth National Cemetery in Wyoming. 6 Plots. $450 each. Call 570-825-3666

OAKLAWN CEMETERY 4 grave sites,

fabulous location. Purchased 20 years ago. $2,450 610-838-7727



BLAZER, ladies, all wool fully lined, new, size 12, 1 black, 1 purple $15. each. Ladies black leather jacket, size 12 $20. Ladies tweed coat, size 1X $10. Ladies long black wool coat, size 12 $10. 570-788-4502 BLAZERS ladies size small, red & beige $5. each. Ladies summer pants suit size small $6. Call 570-823-4970 CLOTHING Women’s tops, with tags, 1X - 2X, 200 pieces, $1 each. cottons, mole skin, knits $1 each. 570-735-5084 CLOTHING women’s size large & extra large consisting of pants, tops, sweaters, shoes size 9, over 35 items. 2 wool coats size L. $10 each. 570-655-1808 CLOTHING: Plains soccer, new hooded sweatshirt, adult xl. paid $25. asking $15. Plains soccer hooded sweatshirt, youth medium. looks like new! $9. Plains soccer hooded sweatshirt, youth large, looks like new! $9. Clarks sandals, nib. artisan collection burma style, brown, size 9. retail $80. sell $36. (570) 696-5607 JACKET: boys genuine Italian stone leather jacket, size 14. $25. 868-6018 PROM DRESSES: Light blue with beading on front, Xcross lacing on open back. Floor length, size 10 $60. Mayqueen black tulle with beads & floral sequins, strapless & matching shawl $75. Size 10 light green with black illusion overlay, black satin waist zips in back, knee or shorter length $40. Yellow mid-thigh length strapless wth small bow at waist, ties in back, tulling under skirt. size 7 worn once $40. 570-288-9609 PURSES/CLOTHING: American Eagle Outfitters wool design $3. Victoria Secret black /pink slipper boots, medium $3. Liz Claiborne small butterfly print leather purse $4. Misses /junior Old Navy & American Eagle tops, XS to Medium $1. each Old Navy size 6 flare jeans $2. Pants/khaki’s sizes 4, 6, 8, 10 $2. each. Lilu small purse with cute buttons from Pac Sun $3. Black slipon waitress shoes size 6-1/2 rarely worn $1.50 Asics track cleats silver/light green, size 7 $3. Semi or prom dress, David’s Bridal metallic blue/ grey, tea length, bubble, strapless , size $15. Dolly’s Boutique, Sherri Hill short prom dress violet & pink with bow at waist, can be worn strapless, size 3/4. $30. Unique Tiffany terra cotta color with beading, layered, lace, Vintage looking, strapless from Prom Excitement, size 12, runs small. $40. Short gold, sequin bodice, full tulle sparkly bottom from David’s Bridal, size 4, $15. BCBG black short semi dress, sequins on top, flowy, beautiful, size 4. $20. BCBG red short semi, pleated criss crossed top, flowy skirt, can be wornstrapless, size 4 $20. 7 dance dresses sizes small, medium & large $7. each. 696-3528

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

WINDOW: new vinyl replacement window size: 28 3/4” x 58 3/4” low e argon gas thermo pane $150. 570-288-3189


WINDOWS (3) New storm windows, asking $60. total. 570-825-5847

DESK. Computer $50. Call 735-8730 or 332-8094


Cemetery Plots/Lots

CEMETERY PLOTS (3) together. Maple Lawn Section of Dennison Cemetery. Section ML. $550 each. 610-939-0194

CEMETERY PLOTS (2) Available. St. Mary’s Cemetery. Near front gate on N. Main St. Call for details at (570) 328-7370

Computer Equipment & Software

To place your ad Call Toll Free 1-800-427-8649 LAPTOP Compaq 12” screen windows XP PRO SP3 with battery, ac adapter, case, many games & programs $80. 570-457-6610 LAPTOP refurbished off-lease corporate laptop: $125-$275. all reformat/refurbished to as new condition, legal, activated installs of o.s (xp professional/7 ultimate service pack 1)+software& drivers done, all fast/ clean/ excellent. Free delivery+warranty. For details 862-2236


Computer Equipment & Software

LAPTOP, Toshiba 15” wide screen xp home sp3 usb 2.0 with restore dvd w built in dvd rom cdrw, battery, ac adapter/ charger & case loaded with programs &d simple games anti-virus not needed $350. For more details call 570-457-6610 PRINTER CARTRIDGES, new Lexmark, black & color all 100XL (4 in all). List $89 sell for $50. Call 570-288-3894 or 570-650-6434


Exercise Equipment

AB DOER, with ab videos $25. Bun & Thigh Roller $10. Both very good condition. 574-3418 AB MACHINE - Ab Squeeze sit up $25. 570-675-0248 TREADMILL:Proform 385. Records distance & time. $75. 570-472-9660 WORKBENCH: Olympic Powertec workbench model WB_OB11 includes an olympic 45 lb bar plus 190 lbs in plates (235 lbs total) also clamps, curl attachment & olympic curling bar with set of clamps. Will require a large vehicle to transport this item. $425 (570) 822-1179


Fireplace Accessories

FIREPLACE: vent free 30,000 BTU propane fireplace with 43” wood surround, has thermostat & blower. W Heats 1000 sq. ft. Call after 6:30 week days or any time week ends. $225. 570-675-0005

740 Floorcoverings FLOORING: 3/4x5 Natural heart pine hardwood flooring. Total of 211.5 sq. ft. Brand new in boxes. Paid $522. asking $250. 256-7868 RUG: Area Rug. 4x6 Polypropylene. Navy with ivory. $70. 570-654-8042


Furnaces & Heaters

COAL STOVE Pittston kitchen $300. Master turbo heater $125. 570-779-3332 HEATER, portable space heater, 12 gallon kerosene or fuel oil. $70. Call (570) 825-5810 HEATER: Kerosene Reddy - Mark 50 $15. 570-655-0711 HEATER: Tower quartz electric heater, asking $20. 570-825-5847 STOVE: Antique 4 burner kerosene oil stove $25. 570-675-0920


Furniture & Accessories

ANTIQUE hand decorated secretary desk $400. 570-287-0820 BED complete, double head board & footboard, cherry finish. $10. 570-693-4483 BEDROOM Fruitwood dresser, bureau, 2 twin beds, brass full size bed $495. LIVING ROOM Traditional blue velvet with White Trim. 3-Pieces. $450. 570-799-9846 BEDROOM SETS KING, KING Mediterranean Style. All wood. Triple dresser with mirror, 2 end tables, Armoire chest. $650. FULL, FULL all wood, bookcase style headboard, dresser with mirror, 5 drawer chest night table, $450. Call 570-823-8036 BEDROOM SUITE. Girls. Full/queen headboard, lingerie chest, armoire, dresser w/mirror. Green/Pink. Excellent/ $325. 570-815-5152 CHAIR rocks & swivels, love seat, pink color, good condition. both $50. 570-655-2154


Furniture & Accessories

DRESSER clothes dresser 44” w x 32” hx19” deep, lite wood color, 4 drawers, good condition $50 after 3pm 570-655-3197 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER solid oak Raymour & Flannigan paid $750 asking $150. Hunter off white ceiling fan $20. 570-457-4494

Line up a place to live in classified! E N T E R TA I N M E N T CENTER tan oak with drawsm holds up to 32” TV, excellent condition $20. BED FRAME queen. $30.570-288-0414

FURNITURE: ARMOIR, Elegant & versatile, 2 doors at top accommodates 28” TV, 4 large bottom drawers for storage, solid oak, with carved design, originally $850. sell for $300. CARD TABLE, solid dark wood textured mahogany, unique table converts to full dining table for 8 people, originally $595. sell $350. DINING CHAIRS 4 matching antique chairs, beautifully carved backrests in rounded grapevine pattern, legs are Queen Anne style, seats are upholstered in dark gold patent leather, brass nail head trim Circa 1920 original value $1000. sell $250. UNUSUAL SIDE CHAIRS, pair of Parsons Chairs in paisley print, gold & rust, fabricated of custom leatherette textile, deeply tufted, comfortable back & seats, originally $550. sell $175. 288-5835 FURNITURE: gently used furniture, like new - 5 piece French Provincial bedroom set $250. 5 piece child’s bedroom set with desk, bookcase & free standing mirror $175. Living room couch, loveseat, marble topped coffee & end tables $200. French Provincial dining room set with breakfront, server, table & 8 chairs $350. Patio set with umbrella $25. Moving, must sell make an offer! 570-714-6114 FURNITURE: Upholstered Sitting Chair with Ottoman $15. Cherry Wood Coffee Table $15. Cherry Wood 6’ Grandfather Clock $15. 570-655-0711 HEADBOARD brass queen size headboard with bed rails. Headboard is 5’ W X 42” H $50. Maple kitchen table & 2 captain chairs. $50. 570-829-4776 HUTCH: Like new. $150. Sofa Couch: Brand new. $100. (2) Lamp Tables: $40. (1) Hanging Light: $40. Call 570-443-7202 LAMP - Parlor stand up lamp. Very good condition. Grey metal color. $25. 570-740-1246 LAMPS: Green with gold base lamps, white pleated shades, like new. $25. Speaker stands, cherry wood for bookshelf size. 1 year old. $25. 570-283-2412 LOVESEAT & OTTOMAN solid sand colored cushioned, excellent shape $200. SOFA: 100% Italian black leather sofa & loveseat, very good condition $550. 570/824-7807 or 570-545-7006


MATTRESS SALE We Beat All Competitors Prices!

Mattress Guy

Twin sets: $149 Full sets: $169 Queen sets: $189 All New American Made 570-288-1898 MICROWAVE/TV STAND, Oak on wheels $20. Oak file cabinet, 2 drawer $25. 570-675-0248 PATIO SET: Brown Jordan patio table (60” X 34”) & 6 chairs hunter green $700. 479-2300

COMPUTER DESK, larger corner, light oak color & gray. $80. 570-868-6018

SINK BASE CABINET, 24” X 30”, blond wood, new, never used. $75. 570-371-9984

COMPUTER DESK, light wood tone, keyboard pullout, shelf for tower computer. $10. 570-278-2517

TABLE LAMP with shade $10. 2 end table lamps with shades $12. 570-823-4970

DESK 3 large drawers, drop down top, storage compartments. Paid $150. $80. or best offer. 5 piece full BEDROOM SET, 5 drawer chest, nite stand, dresser with mirror & headboard. $400. or best offer. 570-477-2281 DINING ROOM TABLE, Hard Rock maple no chairs, $35. Also comes with extra table leaf, The table without the leaf is around 5’ long. Took the legs off for easy transport, cash or paypal 570-735-2661 SOFA queen size $300. or best offer. call 570-299-7270

TV STAND - for tvs up to 28”, side door & 2 shelves , really nice!! $20.735-3765

746 Garage Sales/ Estate Sales/ Flea Markets



SPRING BAZAAR N. Main St. Saturday, April 2 10 am to 2 pm Baked goods, jewelry, & flea tables. Luncheon: Luncheon Homemade soups & baked ham sandwiches Take outs available.

746 Garage Sales/ Estate Sales/ Flea Markets

746 Garage Sales/ Estate Sales/ Flea Markets


746 Garage Sales/ Estate Sales/ Flea Markets




1484 Murray St April 2 & 3 9am-3pm No Early Birds Living room & 2 bedroom sets, coffee & end tables, lamps, pictures, kitchen items, linens, large & small appliances, Christmas decorations, woman’s clothing, handbags, shoes, exercise equipment, signed Fenton pieces, garden & hand & power tools. Plus much more! Some vintage. Cash only.


HIGHEST PREMIUMS FOR SILVER DOLLARS & BETTER ITEMS 296 W. Sixth St. Sunday, April 3 9am - 2pm Cleaning out old storage unit. Everything from Furniture to knick knacks


OPEN SPACE YEAR ROUND 1146 Loyalville Outlet Road

(Rt.118 to Loyalville Rd., go 2.2m to Loyalville Outlet Rd. Turn right & go .7m to property on Left)

Sat., April 2, 9-3PM

Entire contents of plumber’s storage buildings. PVC fittings, copper fittings of all sizes, black pipe, pipe insulation, duct board of varying sizes, wire spools, water main fittings, commercial faucets commercial parts, etc...A great deal for any contractor! Also leather club chairs, large screen TV, hutch, house hold items & many primitive antiques.

Too Much To List, All Prices To Sell! LUZERNE

HUGE SALE 205 Main St. Thursday & Friday March 31 & April 1 11am - 5pm Saturday, April 2 10am - 3pm Furniture, household, antique, vintage and new NANTICOKE South Valley Valley Chamber of Commerce

West Side Playground. W. Grand St. Saturday, April 9 8am - 2 pm $15 per space, set up at 7am All vendors welcome. 735-6990



Living Hope Bible Church 31 S. Main St. Fri. Apr. 1 4pm-8pm Sat., Apr. 2 9am-1pm A variety of items to choose from. Homemade baked goods, hotdogs, wimpies & haluski. SWOYERSVILLE


Old Postcards & Local Photo’s, Lead Soldiers & Old Toys, Mining & Military Stuff, Old Crocks, Jugs & Bottles, Fine China & Glassware, Local Advertising

Sunday 8am-4pm

WILKES-BARRE 204 Gilligan St.

A professional dealer for over 35 years YOU WILL NOT FIND BETTER PRICES!! NO BS, JUST A PROVEN FACT!


Located Directly across from the Dallas Agway on Rt. 415 Look for our blue & white signs

SATURDAY, APRIL 2 8:00-4:00

Directions: Off Hazle Street Entire contents of home including furniture, beautiful oak kitchen set and oak bedroom sets including mahogany four poster, nice curio cabinets, cut glass and other glassware, china sets, linens, nice wall mirrors, t.v.'s and other electronics, brass decorative items, jewelry, holiday items, Toro S-620 snowblower, Craftsman push lawnmower, lots of lawn & garden and much more! CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED! Sale by Cook & Cook Estate Liquidators www.cookand cookestate


Looking for the right deal on an automobile? Turn to classified. It’s a showroom in print! Classified’s got the directions!


Tues. thru Sat. 10 am to 5 pm 570-674-2646

752 Landscaping & Gardening Brizzy’s

Arbor Care & Landscaping Tree trimming, pruning & removal. Stump Grinding, Cabling. Free Estimates Fully Insured 570-542-7265 DONE-RIGHT Pressure Washing Patios, decks, siding, concrete. Serving Lackawanna & Luzerne Counties. 570-655-4004 LAWNMOWER: Weedeater 21” 4-75 $15. 570-655-0711 Spike & Gorilla’s Lawn Care & Outdoor Maintenance We do it all! Lawn Care - Summer packages available, concrete patios, tree trimming & removal. Gutter cleaning. Custom dog Kennels & wooden playsets. 570-702-2497 WEED EATER Kraft, $10. BLOWERS (2) Toro Electric. $10 each. 570-654-1169 WYOMING VALLEY MASONRY Concrete, stucco, foundations, pavers, retaining wall systems, dryvit, flagstone, brick work. Senior Citizen Discount.


570-287-4144 or 570-760-0551


Machinery & Equipment

17 S. Penna. Ave

APRIL 2, 2011 8AM TO 2PM

Food Concessions, Bake Sale, & Silent Auction Call 824-8741 to reserve a table.

Job Seekers are looking here! Where's your ad? 570-829-7130 and ask for an employment specialist 509

Building/ Construction/ Skilled Trades

HAULMARK ‘07 TRAILER 6’X14’ Like new with

electric brakes, new tires and reinforced tongue. $2700. 570-239-5457

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

Medical Equipment


Summit stairway lift, one year old, barely used, battery backup. Asking $1800 or best offer. Call 570-401-1558 POWER CHAIR Jazzy Select, $700 or best offer Call for more details 570-829-2411 SCOOTERS: Golden Avenger $100; Amigo $100; Wrangler 4-wheels (Pride Mobility)$250 & one other $100. Or best offer for any. Call between 12pm & 4pm. 570-287-3826

758 Miscellaneous AB CIRCLE PRO $75. 570-735-4824 ATTENDS Adult underwear XL size, 14 pair, package $6. each. 288-9940 BARREL, wooden. 53 gallon. Excellent condition $195. 570-876-3830




1113 S. Main St. (Near Agostini’s Bakery) Sat. April 2, 8-5PM Oak roll top desk, antique hutch & buffet, grandfather clock, cuckoo clock, lawnmower, dolls & much more. All Priced to Sell



BATHROOM SINK SET: Gerber white porcelain bathroom sink with mirror and medicine cabinet. Matching set. $80. 570-331-8183 BATTERY CHARGER/MAINTAINER by Schumacher Speed Charge computer smart. Charges batteries for automotive lead-acid, marine & deepcycle batteries for cars, trucks, boats, RVs, motorcycles, ATV’s, snowmobiles & lawn tractors. For 6 and 12 volt batteries. New in box, asking $25. BOOKS, The Twilight Series, 3 paperback, 1 hardcover. One has music disc & poster $25. for all. 3 artificial home indoor decorator trees. Asking $15. each. Call between 9am 9pm 570-474-2756. BEDDING: Comforter, Shams & Dust Ruffle for Double Bed. Green with Pink Flowers. $8. 570-639-2780 BEDLINER: 89 Chevy S10, standard cab $30. 2000 Chevy Cavalier LS rear trunk spoiler, black $10. Four barrel carb running from Chevy motor $50. 3 suitcases in excellent shape $40. 570-740-1246 BEDSPREADS, king size, 1 rose, 1 green. $25. each. 570-788-4502 BEER MEISER DANSBY 1/4 KEG ONLY. $225. 570-283-2047 COINS: Great Britain lot of 22 older coins all for $5.735-6638 COLLEGE BOOKS Writing a Research Paper, 5th Edition, ISBN: 1-877653-667 $2. Life As We Know It, a collection of Personal Essays by Foote Sweeney, ISBN: 0-74347686-7 $5. Germinal by Emile Zola ISBN: 978-0-14044742-2 $5. 570-696-3528 CROCHET THREAD bag full, $5. Helmet, black, size Medium, $5. Call 823-4941 DINNERWARE: English Ironstone serving for 8. Silver Elegance Pattern. $20. 570-825-8256 HELMET, size medium, black, $8 or best offer. 823-4941 HUMIDIFIER $7. POOL CUE $10. RECORD ALBUMS $2. each. Call 570-823-4970 LADDER: 32’. aluminum extension ladder, barely used $180. 814-3758 LADDER: 7’ WOOD STEP LADDER $25. 570-779-9791

SNOWBLOWER 4.5 HP 21” Electric Start $25. Small Air Compressor $10. 570-655-0711

RELIGIOUS ITEMS Hand made Rosaries, $5. 570-829-2411



Building/ Construction/ Skilled Trades

Building/ Construction/ Skilled Trades


453 Owen Street Saturday April 2nd 9:00AM - 2:00PM Some furniture, tvs, lamps, ceramics, dishes, jewelry, holiday decor, womens coats, wall decor & much much more

SATURDAY, April 9, 2011 8:30AM- 12:30PM Location of Job Fair: Hazleton Site Contractors

Humboldt Industrial Park, 40 Elm Road, Hazleton, PA

Various Opportunities Lehigh Valley Area

Heavy Civil Bridge Estimator and Project Manager

Locust Ridge Site Contractors - Pocono Lake, PA

SWOYERSVILLE RUMMAGE SALE Holy Trinity Church Hughes Street Monday, April 4, 9-3pm and 6-8pm Tuesday, April 5 and Wednesday, April 6, 9-3pm W ed. Bag Day Lunch and bake sale daily.

2nd and 3rd Shift - Heavy Diesel Truck Mechanic Laborer, Equipment Operator

Hazleton Site Contractors-Hazleton, PA Lehigh Valley Site Contractors-Easton, PA 2nd or 3rd Shift Heavy Diesel Truck Mechanic

Pikes Creek Site Contractors-Hunlock Creek, PA

Paving Laborer, Paving Operator, Paving Foreman, Low Bed Driver General Laborer and Equipment Operator 2nd or 3rd Shift Heavy Diesel Truck Mechanic

Pikes Creek Site Contractors-Wyalusing, PA 2nd Shift Heavy Diesel Truck Mechanic 1st Shift Heavy Equipment Road Mechanic

SAME DAY INTERVIEWS- For information call 1-800-344-2463 Competitive wages & Benefits- Pre-Employment drug testing. (EOE)


758 Miscellaneous LAWN CHAIR, cast iron, $75, TABLE, coffee, glass top, $75,TREADMILL, Weslo, $100, TIVO, $125, FIREPLACE, faux, $100, BOOKSHELVES (2) $20 each, TV STAND, Sauder, $5, DESK, Computer, $75, CHEST, cedar, $150, TEA-CART, $75 570-655-0952

MUGS 2 Campbells Soup Tourine Mugs $10. Oster 2lb Bread Machine $20. Whelen small lightbar, red & blue lens $20. 570-675-0248 PAINTINGS 2 beautiful 16x20 paintings of the Sullivan Trail Coal breaker that was a Pagnotti Enterprise structure that stood off Exeter Ave,. West Pittston. $40. each. call Jim 570-655-9474 email PERFUME & PERFUME GIFT SET in original boxes, Wings, White Diamonds, Eternity, Bob Mackie, Mambo, $8. to $45. 570-301-8515


WALLPAPER 1,000’s of patterns

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

SEWING MACHINE older Kenmore, cabinet model, some accessories. FREE. 474-6088 SEWING MACHINE: Singer Capri Precision Built Deluxe in cabinet, good condition. $25. call 570 735-0191 SILVERWARE. Rogers service for 8. Lighted ceramic Easter bunny $10. 2 boxes assorted books $5. 570-675-0920


Personal Electronics

PRESIDIAN DIGITAL PHONE SYSTEM answering machine & 2 portable phones. $20. 570-675-0248


Photo Equipment

DIGITAL CAMERA HP Photosmart 7.2 Megapixel palmsized Camera w/3x optical and 8x digital zoom. Large Screen. 2 Gig SD card with minor dings. $59 call Rick 570-283-2552 MANFROTTO Mono -Pod model 681B. Excellent Condition. $50. or best offer. MINOLTA MAXXUM 8000i 35MM film camera with 2 lenses & off camera flash unit, reduced $275 Very good condition. 570-7882388 after 5 pm


Pools & Spas

POOL: Intex 4 ft pool ladder $. 570-574-3418


Restaurant Equipment

BEVERAGE COOLER, for restaurant use, with double swing door, Asking $1,500 or best offer. Call (570) 459-6017


8x12 walk in cooler $2300; 8x8x10 walk in freezer $3800; Pizza oven with stones $2000; Stainless steel kitchen hood $3000; Stainless steel pizza oven hood $4000; bread pan rack $100; 2 soup warmers for $100; 2 door sandwich prep table $500. All equipment is sold as is. For more info, call


SMOCKING MACHINE Martha Pullen 16 row Smocking machine, patterns, books, + extras. Paid over $250. sell all for $95. 570-288-9843

RESTAURANT EQUIPMENT, Somerset Dough Sheeter, Model CAR-100. 1 available. $1,500 each Call for more info 570-498-3616.

TIRES: 2 GT Cooper tP215-65R15 $30. 570-654-2396


TIRES: 4 Michelin green x MXV4 plus radial tires. XSE p205/55R16 M&S 15,000 miles on tires, excellent condition!! Tires sell new at Jack Williams for $189. each. Asking $250. 570-926-5075 WHEELS Toyota Scion 16” steel 5 lug wheels. Total of 4. Brand new. $180 570-287-1642

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


Musical Instruments

ORGAN: Hammond Commodore Full Performance Console (walnut finish). 5 pre-sets, tone bars, built-in Leslie speakers, automatic rhythm. Includes bench. $500 or best offer. 570-472-9660 PIANO: Wurltizer piano with matching bench $400.00. Just tuned. You move it $300. Call 570-474-6362

764 Musical Lessons/Services GUITAR LESSONS

Beginners to Advanced. My Home or Yours Call For Rates (570) 693-0690


Office Equipment

FILE CABINET desktop, 15”x18”, holds hanging folders,$15. 570-655-2154 OFFICE RELOCATING selling furniture and small office supplies. Please call before visiting by 4/5/11. Cash & Carry only. 1 secretarial desk with return $150. 1 wooden executive, 7 drawer desk $125. 1 wooden veneer, 4 drawer desk $68. 1 work 5’ work table, metal & formica $25. 4 chrome & vinyl padded chairs $5. each. 2 wood & fabric reception chairs $30. each. 4 chrome & fabric stackable chairs $28 each. 7 chrome & fabric wheeled, swivel arm chairs $45. each. 1 secretarial fabric wheeled, swivel chair $20. Miscellaneous file boxes, rolodexes, tape dispensers. Call 570-283-2290


Personal Electronics

BLACKBERRY Storm 9530 Verizon Smartphone global phone, camera, email, text, internet access, bluetooth, car charger, AC charger, all manuals, CD. Excellent condition. $75. 570-479-1463

SOMERSET TURN OVER MACHINE model SPM45, $500. VICTORY 2 door frigerator, Model RAA2D575D, $200 For more information, call


776 Sporting Goods BASKETBALL HOOP Portable, missing screws for connecting backboard & hoop to post. $20 570-574-3418 BICYCLE, Bmx Haro Backtrail X1 Nyquist, 20 x2.1 tires; 24T sealed bottom bracket. Ridden only 2 or 3 times since new & the child did not like it; looks new; CRMO seat tube & cranks. Nice present. New $249. asking $149. 570-696-1410. CROSS BOW LEGEND exercise machine, very good condition, sacrifice $200.570-788-2388 ELECTRIC PUMP Coleman. Brand new, still in box $20. 570-288-0414 FISHING POLES: 4 brand new fishing poles/ 3 brand new reels $220. 570-654-2396 GOLF CLUBS: (4) various drivers $20. each. 735-4824 GUN CABINET holds 6 rifles, locks on shelves & drawer. $80. Call (570) 735-5482 HARD BALL BAT: Easton Stealth SC 900. 32 inch, 29 oz. Hardly used. $75. 570-283-5958 after 5pm or 570-3013484 anytime. WADERS: Simms stocking-foot fishing waders, like new. considered the best by fishing guides, Goretex Pro $150. Winland heavy-duty equipment bag, plenty of pockets for all your fishing gear. $50. 570-823-3030


Stereos/ Accessories

RECEIVER Stereo technics receiver model SA450, 2 Fisher XP-7B speakers, excellent condition $125. 693-2820


Televisions/ Accessories

TELEVISION. Sony 27”. $20 570-654-1169 TELEVISION: GE. Works good. 28”. $100. 570-740-1246

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CONCERT TICKETS: 2 tickets for Avenged Sevenfold, Three Days Grace, and SevenDust. Section 205. Row F. $100. 299-0324 ELTON JOHN TICKETS - 2 tickets for April 11. On right, by stage, seats 102 & 204. $158 for both tickets or $79 each. 570-823-4572




Yankee Baseball

Tigers 4/2, $79 Blue Jays 4/30, $79 Red Sox 5/14, $99 Red Sox 5/15, $99 Mets 5/21, $99 Mets 5/22, $99

Phillies Baseball

Cubs 6/11, $85 A’s 6/25, $85 Red Sox 6/30 $95

Mets Baseball

Yankees 7/2, $95 Phillies 7/17, $85 Cardinals 7/21, $75

Baseball Overnight

Red Sox @ Pirates 6/25-6/26 $239 Mariners @ Red Sox 7/23-7/24 $219 Yankees @ Orioles 8/27-8/28 $209

Nascar At Dover 5/15 & 10/2 $159 each Race

New York City Brunch Cruise 6/5, $99


TICKETS MUST SELL!! Two $200 US Airways flight vouchers. $300 OBO! 570-814-4643



HAND SAWS: $10. each. 570-779-3332 TOOLS, 9” Craftsman radial saw, $125; Electric dry wall drills, $30; 32 ft. fiberglass extension ladder, $140; Hand pumps for oil drums, 50 gal. to 250 gal., $40; 25 ft. leveling rod, $60. Call (570) 825-5810

796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise The Video Game Store 28 S. Main W.B. Open Mon- Sat, 12pm – 6pm 570-822-9929 / 570-941-9908


Guaranteed Buying all video games & systems. PS1 & 2, Xbox, Nintendo, Atari, Coleco, Sega, Mattel, Gameboy, Vectrex etc. DVD’s, VHS & CDs & Pre 90’s toys,

The Video Game Store

1150 S. Main Scranton Mon - Sat, 12pm – 6pm 570-822-9929

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

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Championship table 10 in 1 includes pool, fooseball, Basketball, plus more. All parts & in great shape. $50. or best offer. 570-477-2281


HANNAH MONTANA MALIBU BEACH BARBIE DOLL HOUSE. Excellent Condition. Furniture & accessories, includes dolls Miley, Hannah, Lily, Lola & Oliver. Retails over $300. for everything! Asking only $150.763-9599 KITCHEN SET, child’s $25. 570-457-4494 XBOX-360. Cordless racing wheel and pedals. $30. Guitar hero drum and guitar. $40 570-693-2612


Stereo/TV/ Electronics

DVD Player, Curtis. Brand new, never used, still in box. includes remote. $20. TV Toshiba. 32” with remote, excellent condition $20.


Video Game Systems/Games

GAMECUBE games, new, never opened, (1) Nintendo Gamecube Bomberman jetters, rated e. $10. (1) Nintendo gamecube A Series Of Unfortunate Events, rated e. $7.00 (2) PlayStation 2 steering wheels & foot pedals for racing games. 20. each or 2 for $30. 570-696-3528


(570)991-7448 (570)48GOLD8

1092 Highway 315 Blvd (Plaza 315) 315N .3 miles after Motorwold

Mon-Sat 10am - 8pm Closed Sundays

Highest Cash Pay Outs Guaranteed We Pay At Least 76% of the London Fix Market Price for All Gold Jewelry Visit us at Or email us at wilkesbarregold@




12 weeks & up. Shots, neutered,

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Old Shot Guns Rifles, Swords & Daggers, Military Items Vintage Scopes Old Toys



WANTED Cash Paid 24/7

Firearms Gold-Silver Jewelry Coins-Tools Military Collectibles Guaranteed highest cash paid! ($10 Bonus per gun with ad) 570-735-1487 Day 570-472-7572 Eve


Mastiff Puppies ICCF Registered. Sire over 200 lbs. Blue & blue fawn. Vet Checked 570-617-4880 LAB PUPS ACA registeredWormed and shots. Beautiful litter. Yellow and black. $275. 570-743-8049 MALTESE PUPPY AKC-8 weeks, 1st shots/vet checked. Beautiful, Small, Quality Male. $600. (607) 775-4564.

MIXweeks LAB PUPSold,

7 wormed. Yellows $350 each. Blacks $250. each. 570-836-1090

POMERANIANS AKC, 10 weeks, Champion bloodline. Shots & wormed. Vet checked. $350 to $400. Call 570-864-2643

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29 Brown St. Solid 2 story home with 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, vinyl sided, large carport and fenced yard. Convenient location. Home needs updating by great potential. $79,900 MLS 11-74 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

Contemporary style home in need of some TLC. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, kitchen, dining room, living room with fireplace, foyer, laundry room, full basement & 2 car attached garage on 9+ mostly cleared & flat acres. $180,000 MLS# 10-4750 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141



1206 Spring St. Totally remodeled 2 bedroom home with fabulous kitchen, 2 car garage, inground heated pool and 4 person hot tub. Finished basement could be a 3rd bedroom. Duryea Borough. MLS #11-576 $145,900 Call Charlie VM 101 570-829-6200


37 Chestnut Road (Old Farm Estates) Custom built solid brick 4 bedroom, 3.5 baths Colonial style home with an open floor plan on 1+ acre lot in the Poconos. A few of the amenities include central A/C. 2 Master bedrooms each with bath room and fireplace, ultramodern kitchen, hardwood floors throughout, cathedral ceiling and 2 car garage. MLS #11-653 $469,900 Call Kim 570-466-3338


64 N. Mountain Dr

314 Packer St. Newly remodeled 3 bedroom home with 1st floor master, 1.5 baths, detached garage, all new siding , windows, shingles, water heater, kitchen and bathrooms. A must see house! $119,900 MLS 11-73 Call Tom 570-262-7716

SHIH-TZU PUPPIES Parents on premises Shots Current. $500. Pomeranian Puppies $600. Call 570-401-1838

ST. ST. BERNARD PUPS. ACA. Wormed and shots $500 each. 570-743-8049



CHINCHILLA 1 & 1/2 Years old, 2 cages & all equipment. $150 Call 570-814-7002

Pet Services

Spring Is Here Great time to Train Your Dog! Puppy Basic Obedience Starting April 16 and April 17 Reasonable Rates Call Mary at 570-332-4095 for more info.


Logistics/ Transportation

weekender job opportunity Driver Wanted

Stunning 2 story with 2 master bedroom suites, oversized rooms, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, deck, neutral colors, great location. All measurements are approximate. Just Reduced $185,000 570-696-2468


Estate like 6.35 acre setting in Northwoods. 5,000 sq. ft. in all. Classic brick home features Summit Pointe Builders attention to detail at every turn. 2 story family room with accent windows & fire place, modern maple kitchen with cherry finish, den with Oak built-ins, impressive oak entry. Elegant master with whirlpool overlooking wooded lot. Formal living room, 4 bedrooms, 5 baths. 4 car garage & 2,500 sq. ft. barn/shop for car enthusiasts or other use. $650,000 Call Kevin 570-696-1195 or 570-696-5420



located just off Dallas Highway on 1.25 wooded acres. Currently duplex or convert to single, good condition. $117,500. All offers considered. 570-287-5775 or 570-332-1048


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair

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HANOVER TWP. 147 - 149 Old

Reduced! Bi-Level. 1,750 sq ft. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 car garage. New carpeting, paint, etc. Large lot. Asking $118,000. Deremer Realty 570-477-1149

Ashley Road Live in one side, rent the other. 3 bedrooms each side with 1.5 baths. Nice rural area. Large Yard. $93,000. Call for appointment. 570-606-6093

548 Medical/Health

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Full Time 3-11 & 11-7 Part Time 7-3, 3-11 & 11-7 Now accepting applications for Per Diem CNA’s on all shifts

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554 (Newberry Estate) 3 bedroom, 2 bath first floor condo offers a spectacular golf course view! Central a/c. Fireplace. Huge closets. 3 patios. Garage. Pool, tennis, golf. Many extras. $149,900 Ask for Bob Kopec Humford Realty 570-822-5126

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New construction on 1 acre lot. 2500 sq. ft. 2 story, 4 or 5 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, Great room with cathedral ceiling, fire place, dual zone gas heat & central air, 2 car garage, REDUCED Now!! NOW $284,900. Call 570-675-4805


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Sundays, 12 to 2 307 Canter Dr. 2,700 sq. ft., $386,500 570-696-1041


Nice 2 bedroom ranch in Great Neighborhood! Large Living Room, sunny eat-in kitchen & oversized bath. Perfect place to start out or downsize to. $62,900 MLS# 10-4624 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141


2 bedroom, 1 bath. Cherry kitchen, large enclosed rear porch with heat, 1 car garage, asking $94,900. Call 570-675-4805


Installation/ Maintenance/ Repair

Ken Pollock Auto Group Service Technician

Ken Pollock Auto Group is looking for an Experienced, Organized, Professional Service Technician to: • Diagnose customer complaints and problems • Maintain and service vehicles • Work in a team environment • Follow standards and procedures

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

Single family home for sale in quiet neighborhoodBeautiful 2400 Sq. Ft. 6 bedroom, 2 full baths, 2 story home, fully air conditioned, oil & gas heat, renovated kitchen, full unfinished basement, 2 enclosed porches, 15 x 20 deck with power awning cover – generous size lot, off street parking, first floor washer/dryer. All appliances included. Offering price $180,000 Call 570-421-0587 or use “Dupont Home” in E-mail subject line.

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DALLAS 2992 Laurel Run Rd. Absolutely stunning jewel snuggled on 1 acre lot bordering state game lands. Rec room can be re-converted to garage. This stylish 4 bedroom modern home can be heated for only $700 a year! Entertain or relax in our 600 sq ft + family room featuring a coal stove, built in aquarium and full wet bar! State of the art alarm system. Enjoy serenity on the patio or the 10x17 deck and only minutes from town MLS #11-555 $189,900 Sandy Rovinski Call 288-0770 Ext. 25 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

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


PA state inspection license, emissions license, experience a must. ASE certification a plus. Must be willing to continue to grow as a technician through online and classroom training as well as reading service publications.

A Weekender driver is needed for the Shickshinny area.




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152 Pine Drive Bright & Open floor plan - 4 year old two story home set on 2.26 private ares - Fabulous modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances. 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Detailed moldings & hardwood floors. Walk out basement $345,000 MLS# 11-901 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801

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AKC Registered. First shots & wormed. Parents on premises. www. 570-746-1689


GUITAR ONLY for Guitar Hero III X-Box 360 & Playstation 2, used almost new $20. 570-868-6018

796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise


neutered good with kids, cats & other dogs. 1 year old, can’t keep. Bought for $850 will sell for $500. I have original papers from breeder.l 570-996-7188

GAME TABLE 10 IN 1 approximate 3 X 5 $50. 868-6018 GAMES Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader? , new, sealed $12. Little Tykes snacks & snow cones cart, working cone maker, beverage dispenser, snackvending tubes, play cash register, a scale, cutting boards, used 2x $40. cash or paypal 570-735-2661





Production/ Operations


Production/ Operations




for FULL TIME work with great BENEFITS? MACHINE OPERATORS needed for busy plastic manufacturing plant. $9.00/hr. to to start. 60-90 day evaluation with $ increase $ based on YOUR performance, attendance etc. 12 hour shifts on alternating 3 & 4 day work weeks. Every other weekend a must. Previous mfg. experience preferred. Some heavy lifting. Promotion from within opportunities. Benefit Pkg. includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Ins., Vacation, Holiday pay PLUS Applicants may apply between: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Mon – Fri.


20 Elmwood Avenue Crestwood Industrial Park Mountaintop, PA 18707 EOE We are a drug free workplace.

548 Medical/Health

548 Medical/Health

Medical Technologist Medical Technologist, B.S. ASCP, Registered with five years experience. Full time for independent laboratory. Day shift and every other Saturday morning. Medical Benefits including vision and dental, vacation, paid time off, paid holidays, pension plan. Competitive salary. Send resume in confidence to:

Linda Carey, Supervisor Med Tech. Pittston Medical Associates, Lab 1099 S Township Blvd. Pittston, PA 18640 No phone calls please.





HELP WANTED SUMMER RECREATION CAMP STAFF Kingston Township will accept applications for the position of Summer Recreation Counselors and Supervisor until 3:30 pm, May 06, 2011. There will be five (5) full-time counselor and one (1) full-time Supervisor and (2) part-time counselor positions available for the Summer of 2011. The program is tentatively scheduled from June 20, 2011 through August 12, 2011. Kingston Township residency is required. All hiring will be contingent upon Act 33 child Abuse and Act 43 Criminal History Clearances. Applications and job descriptions are available at the Kingston Township Administrative Office, 180 East Center Street, Shavertown, PA 18708, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 570696-3809. Kingston Township is an Equal Employment Opportunity and ADA Employer.



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1509 Wyoming Ave. Freshly painted and insulated, immaculate and sitting on almost half an acre this 3 bedroom 1.5 bath home can be yours. Features include a modern kitchen, central A/C. laundry room, office and free standing fireplace. All appliances included. Just move right in! For more details and photos visit: www.atlas MLS 11-604 $190,000 Call Kim 570-466-3338

8 Diamond Ave. Loads of space in this modernized traditional home. 3rd floor is a large bedroom with walk-in closet. Modern kitchen, family room addition, deck overlooking large corner lot. Not just a starter home but a home to stay in and grow! MLS #11-622 $127,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

105-107 Walnut St. W. Not much yard work with this home, just enjoy. Live in one side, rent the other. Tenants have month to month lease paying $600/mo. each. MLS #10-2706 $118,900 Call Roger Nenni Ext. 32 Crossin Real Estate 570-288-0770

8 Circle Drive Only one lucky family will be able to make this home their own! Beautifully kept Ranch with 2 car garage, new bath, partially finished basement, 3 season room, almost 1 acre in Dallas School District. Home Warrancy included. For more information and photos visit our website at www.atlas MLS #11-370 $179,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

73 Parry St. Recently renovated 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home on a large lot in great location. Steps away from the Back Mountain trail. Features a wrap around porch, hardwood floors downstairs, new wall-to-wall carpeting upstairs. 2nd floor laundry, brand new bathrooms, large walk in closet and spacious yard. Move in condition! MLS 11-220 $114,900 Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 Crossin Real Estate 570-288-0770


Classic home, two story, single family, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, single car detached garage, eat-in kitchen, dining room, family room, living room, oil heat, unfinished basement, 110x115, a landscaped yard with a front covered porch and large patios in the rear $126,900. Call (570) 840-4654 before 9:00 p.m. for a private showing or email mulch810

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Pettebone St.

66 East Grove St., Time to purchase your first home! Why keep paying rent, this ½ double is a great starter home! Nice size rooms, eat-in kitchen, 1st floor laundry, attic pull down for storage, some replacement windows & a fenced in yard. Take a look & make your offer! $27,800 MLS#10-3582 Jill Jones 570-696-6550

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Beautiful remodeled home in nice neighborhood. 4 bed, 3 bath, new carpeting new kitchen, stainless appliances. A must see. $174,500. Leave Message 570-881-8493


Wildflower Village 1101 Chicory Court This immaculate end unit townhome, 5 years young, is ready and waiting for its new owner to move right in! Bright 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, new carpeting and flooring throughout, crown moulding. Gas furnace and air conditioning. Back yard features patio, vinyl fence and storage $116,000 MLS 11-144 Call Terry 570-885-3041 or Angie 570-885-4896



rooms, 4 bath rooms, double car attached garage, eat-in kitchen, dining room, family room, living room, central air, finished basement, Half acre +, deck. Conveniently located between Clarks Summit and Tunkhannock; hardwood floors; central vac; retractable deck awning; pristine condition. Call Shari at ERA Brady Associates $275,000 Call (570) 836-3848 or email


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

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


103 N. Church St. Well built stone construction. Convenient location to schools & public transportation. $34,900 MLS #10-4687 Call Tracy 570-696-2468

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



LIBERTY HILLS 76 Oak St. Traditional old world charm in this 2 story with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths. Bonus includes 3 car garage with 2 apartments above. Let the apartments practically pay for your mortgage! Price to sell at $159,500 MLS# 10-991 Contact Judy Rice 570-714-9230


58 and 60 W. Saint Marys Road. Reassessed by the county in 2006 to $154,000 after the appeal in 2008 it became reassessed to $112,000. Two homes on one lot. Close to schools, nice neighborhood. Two fridge's, two stoves, two washers, two dryers and one dishwasher all included. Off street parking for seven, fenced in yard. The larger home is 3 bedroom, 1.5 baths, wall to wall carpet, freshly painted, finished basement, natural wood work throughout and an enclosed back porch. Ceramic tile kitchen, counter top, 1.5 bath, office and foyer. New Roof, hot water heaters and insulation. The back house is a three floor, 2 bedroom. Both have separate utilities. $134,000 Call Andy 570-714-9225

Hanover Township HANOVERmodern GREEN 3 Ranch,

bedrooms, 1.5 bath rooms, hardwood floors, move in condition. Large eat in kitchen with new cabinets, ceramic tile, & stainless steel appliances. Finished basement, newly carpeted family room. Custom bar with tile flooring & modern half bath. Fenced yard, large sunroom & 1 car garage. Roof, furnace & hot water heater are less than 5 years old. $140,000 Call (570) 824-7894 for a private showing


476 Wyoming St. Nice 3 bedroom single home. Gas heat. COnvenient location. To settle estate. Affordable @ $39,500 Call Jim for details

Towne & Country Real Estate Co. 570-735-8932 or 570-542-5708

Beautiful 2 bedroom home with loft area that can easily be converted to a 3rd bedroom. This home has 2.5 baths, security system, whole house entertainment system with speakers in every room and outside. Great modern kitchen. 2 car garage, skylights, huge deck and patio. There is a huge walkout basement that is rough plumbed for a bathroom. Too much to list here, this house is a must see. MLS #10-4589 $370,000 Call John Polifka 570-704-6846 Antonik and Associates 570-735-7494


Single family home located on a well manicured fenced corner lot. This home provides paved off street parking & a single car detached garage. Entering the front door you’re greeted by hardwood floors, updated windows & a pleasant floor plan. Seller will pay 3% towards closing costs. Call for appointment $89,900 MLS# 10-4598 Call Vieve Zaroda (570) 474-6307 Ext. 2772

Smith Hourigan Group 570-474-6307

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89 N. Church St. Very large 1/2 double, 3 floors of space to fill, might be possible to make this a Duplex, plenty of room in this property, 2nd kitchen started on 2nd floor. Buyer to pay full transfer tax. This is a Fannie Mae HomePath Property. ''FirstLook'' property no investor offers will be considered for 1st 15 days of listing, please see www.HomePath .com $24,900 MLS #11-55 Call Stacey 570-262-1158 570-696-2468


Main Road Country Living At It’s Best. Well Maintained farmhouse on 6+ acres. Garage, stream. Easy access to Route 11. Affordable at REDUCED TO $159,500 Bonus To Selling Office Call Jim

Towne & Country Real Estate Co. 570-735-8932 or 570-542-5708


23 Mead St. Newly remodeled 2 story on a corner lot with fenced in yard and 2 car garage. 4 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1,660 sq. ft. $89,900 MLS 10-3684 Call Bill 570-362-4158

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250 Susquehannock Drive Immaculate Cape Cod home features 1st floor master suite with office and 3/4 bath. 2nd floor has 2 large bedrooms with walk in closets and adjoining bath. 1st floor laundry and 1/2 bath, modern kitchen with bamboo floors, living room with stone fireplace. 2 tier deck overlooks above ground pool, ready for summer fun! MLS #11-657 $299,000 Call Colleen 570-237-0415


Wynd Tree Oaks Est. 2 story home with 3/4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths on 1.4 acres, 2600 Sq.Ft. on cul de sac in great neighborhood.Large kitchen, granite counters, stainless appliances, great island, sunk in living room, oak staircase, 4 car garage, decks, great view, Pittston Schools. $394,900 (570) 208-2383 or (570) 510-7918


Own this home for less than $400 a month! Large 3 bedroom home with formal dining room, off street parking and large yard. For more information and photos, log onto www.atlas MLS#09-2449 $64,900 Call Charles

566 Sales/Business Development

Two homes, front & rear, on 1 lot. One car garage, patio. Front home has 3 bedrooms, huge kitchen, lots of storage and a workshop in the basement; Rear home features new kitchen, 2 bedrooms and good storage space. Call for appointment $89,900 MLS# 10-4597 Call Vieve Zaroda (570) 474-6307 Ext. 2772

New construction, 3 bedroom, 2 bath tan brick ranch on 1 acre. Features include pella windows, oak hardwood floors, carpeted bedrooms, tiled kitchen & baths, maple kitchen cabinets, hanstone countertops, propane fireplace, walk up attic, tray ceiling in living room & attached 2 car garage. $279,900 MLS# 10-4527 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

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71 Mountain Road

1509 Grove St. Just across the Avoca border sits this quaint 3 bedroom Ranch home on a triangular shaped lot. If you want low taxes and utilities, this is the house for you! MLS #11-773 $59,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415


MOCANAQUA 163 Poplar St. Nice 2 1/2 story home with original woodwork. Corner lot in quiet neighborhood. Roof 9 years old. Hardwood floors in good condition. Ductless AC and new 100 amp wiring MLS #11-625 $89,000 Donald Crossin 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

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PRICE REDUCED 679 Appletree Rd. 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath home nestled among the trees on a very private 1 acre, this country retreat has high quality, modern updates complemented with original woodwork & builtins. Maple eat in kitchen with all appliances overlooks huge family room with floor-to-ceiling brick fire place. Formal dining room with Pella sliders look out to stone patio & inground pool. French doors lead to Master bedroom suite with walk-in closet. Central air & Hi efficient heat, water supplied spring house. $185,000 MLS #10-3089 Call Steve Shemo 570-793-9449


357 Ridge Ave. Lovely 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home in a desirable Kingston neighborhood. Kitchen upgrades include new countertops, tile backsplash and tile flooring. New powder room, all replacement windows. New hardwood flooring in living and dining room. Alarm system recently installed. Detached 1 car garage and fenced in corner lot. MLS #10-3949 $167,500 Call Jay Crossin Ext. 23 Crossin Real Estate 570-288-0770


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


New Listing Located within 1 block of elementary school & neighborhood park this spacious 4 bedrooms offers 1450 sq. ft of living space with 1.75 baths, walk up attic, and partially finished basement. Extras include gas fireplace, an inground pool with fenced yard, new gas furnace, hardwood floors & more. Call Ann Marie to schedule a showing.



7 Hickorywood Dr. Wonderful 4 bedroom Ranch with sweeping views of the valley. Master bedroom with walkin closet and bath, ultra modern eat-in kitchen with granite counters and cherry cabinets with large island and stainless steel appliances. 2 car garage, full unfinished basement with walk-out to yard. MLS #10-4060 $269,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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Beautiful Bi-Level with Oak Hardwood Floors in Living room, Dining room, Hallways & Staircase. Upgrades Galore, central air, gas heat, 16x32 in-ground pool surrounded with Perennial Gardens & Fenced yard with Hot Tub, shed, deck, oversized driveway, 1 car garage. 1 year warranty. $189,900 MLS# 10-3677 Call Nancy Palumbo 570-714-9240


EXCEPTIONAL & LARGE 3 bedroom, 2.5

bath home. Living room, dining room, family room, kitchen, central air PLUS finished lower level family room, storage room & laundry room (unfinished), 2 car garage, deck, patio, fenced yard on corner lot. $249,000. For sale by owner, realtors welcome. 570-706-1077

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17 year old 2 story, single family home, Move right in this beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 baths. Eat in kitchen with pergo floors and silestone counter tops, two tiered island. Dining room, family room with fireplace, additional great room with cathedral ceiling. Finished basement with laundry room, work shop and exercise room. Forced hot air furnace, central air. Two car attached garage. Extensive landscaping with waterfall & private paver patio. 800 acres of state land out back door.


2 bedroom, 1 bath home across street from the river with detached 2 car garage. $59,900 MLS# 11-283 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

144 Patriot Circle This is a move in ready, updated townhome with beautiful granite & marble floors, tile backsplashes & a large deck with canopy. $108,000 MLS #10-3937 Call Mary Price 570-472-1395 570-474-9801

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45 Jeanette St


2/3 Bedroom,1 Bath Needs Cosmetic Repairs Only. Discount for Cash/Quick Close! Resolution Real Estate Services


Beautiful sprawling three bedroom one and a half ranch is situated on a large level lot with foyer,formal dining room, hardwood floors, lots of closet space, finished basement with a fireplace, enclosed three seasons porch and attached two car garage. Ready to move in and priced right! All measurements are approximate.This property qualifies for The 100% Rural Housing Mortgage for qualified Buyer. $137,900 570-696-2468

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Very nice side by side (2 unit) with off street parking for 5, public water & sewer. At present time both sides are vacant. Live in one side and rent out the other. $75,000 MLS# 10-3183 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

NANTICOKE Affordable New Construction with Pond - 2 Available

1/2 acre pond view. 1 acre with pond. Central sewer. Roomy 2 story with hardwood, tile, maple kitchen, 2 car garage and all the goodies. Complete move in package from the low $200’s. 90 day build time. Financing available.

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Bow Creek Manor Meticulously maintained 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath two story on almost 1 acre. Master bedroom suite. 2 family rooms. 2 fireplaces. Office/den. Large deck overlooking a private wooded yard. 3 car garage. $369,000. Bob Kopec Humford Realty 570-822-5126

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115 Greystone Drive Well-maintained home built in 2006. Great yard. 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, large kitchen, family room, dining room/ office, two-sided gas fireplace, large deck, large shed. $299,000 For info, call 570-579-4701

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133 E. Broad St. Charming 3 bedroom brick ranch with ample off street parking, updated kitchen & a great fenced in yard! The basement is partially finished & heated. Hardwood under carpets. Also coal stove for heat type in basement. $113,900 MLS #10-2723 Call Mary Price 570-472-1395 570-474-9801

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153 Espy St

Beautiful Home Completely remodeled Inside & Out. An absolute must see property! New electrical, plumbing, roof, wall to wall carpeting, windows, interior & exterior doors, new oak kitchen with tile floor, hardwood staircase, all new light fixtures, new hot water heater & baseboard heating units. MLS# 10-4137 Call 570-696-2468

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Gorgeous Original Woodwork & Hardwood floors. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1st floor laundry area, built-in drawers/ cabinets in 2nd floor hallway. Doublestairs leading from upstairs into foyer & kitchen. Walk-up finished attic with 2 more rooms. New furnace (‘07), Deck, Driveway, Much restoration & remodeling done. $99,900. Call Nancy Palumbo 570-714-9240

8 Butler St. Grand old home making it’s debut! Perched on a corner lot, home features original woodwork, nice size rooms, 2nd floor balcony, 2 kitchens and walk up attic. Home needs updating but has loads of potential! MLS #11-731 $49,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

20 Nittany Lane Convenience! Location! Easy Living! This home has it all. 3 floors of living space w/hardwood floors and gas fireplace in living room. Open floor plan, lower level family room w/laundry and 3/4 bath. 3 bedrooms w/2 full baths on upper level. Deck and patio for outdoor living! 2 zone heat, central a/c, intercom and stereo plus central vac system, 2 car garage. What more could you want? MLS #11-782 $199,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

13 Lehigh St., N. Lovingly cared for 2 bedroom, 1 bath bungalow with many improvements done including new (2 yrs. old) central air and furnace. 1 car garage with attached custom built carport. This property is a “must see”! MLS #10-3624 $139,000 Donald Crossin 570-288-0770 Crossin Real Estate 570-288-0770

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Summer is just around the corner, now is the time to make the investment! 50' of lakefront on a motorboat lake! With a newer roof, remodeled kitchen and bath, not much left for you to do but relax and enjoy the Lake views from the sunroom, dining room, bedrooms or patio. This home makes a perfect summer getaway or year round home. MLS #10-3124 $269,900 Call Jill Jones




3 bedroom, quiet neighborhood. Off street parking, large fenced yard. Fully insulated. Low heat bills. Move in ready. $72,000 Call (570) 262-4400


16 Defoe St. Lovely 2 story, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bath home that features open floor plan with cathedral ceiling family room. Pristine hardwood floors. 3 season sun room leads to patio, in ground pool and manicured vinyl fenced yard. $169,000 MLS 11-141 Call Terry 570-885-3041 or Angie 570-885-4896


34 Carroll St. Spacious 3 or 4 bedroom home. Quiet street. MLS# 10-624 PRICE REDUCED $79,900 Call Bill (570) 362-4158


40 Gain St. Be the first occupants of this newly constructed Ranch home on a low traffic street. All you could ask for is already here, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, hardwood and tile floors with granite and stainless steel kitchen, gas fireplace, central air, 2 car garage and rear patio and full basement. For more information and photos, log onto www.atlas MLS #10-3676 $229,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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212 Burke Street End unit townhome in desirable, established community. 3 bedrooms, octagon sun room, large modern kitchen, huge family room. Low utilities. Pristine condition. No HOA. $168,500. MLS# 10-4181 Call Joan Hiller



1610 Westminster Rd

49-51 Curtis St. Fully occupied double with separate utilities. 2 bedrooms each side, off street parking and fenced in yard. MLS #10-2584 $75,900 Call Lu-Ann 570-602-9280

PITTSTON 58 Cliff St

3 bedrooms with formal dining room and 1st floor family room. Additional multi-use room on first floor. Aluminum siding. Screened-in side porch. Garage. $62,500 (PHFA: $1,875 down 5.125% interest, 30n years, $364 month) Ask for Bob Kopec Humford Realty 570-822-5126


Absolute Must See River Ridge Townhouse!

120 Parnell St. Classic Ranch in great location. 3 bedroom, 3 baths, high quality throughout. 3 season porch over looking private rear yard. Owners says sell and lowers price to $219,900. For more information and photos please visit our website at www.atlas MLS #10-2817 Call Charlie for your private showing. VM 101


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Close to Mohegan Sun & Geisinger, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Fireplace, 2 Car Garage. Excellent Condition. All Appliances Included. Large yard. Go To for details. Asking $219,900 Call 570-817-1228 for showing


44 Church St 46 Church St. Rear Package Deal, sold together for $115,000. 2 units. MLS 10-3634 MLS 10-3635 Maria Huggler CLASSIC PROPERTIES 570-587-7000

NEW LISTING Charming 2 story, Spacious livingroom, eat in kitchen, 1st floor laundry / powder room, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths on a deep lot with patio and waterfall. Priced to sell $54,900. Call Call Ann Marie 570-760-6769 570-288-6654 Bell Real Estate

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Well maintained house complete with appliances and some furnishings if desired. 3 bedroom, 1 bath, dining room, enclosed back porch. Roof, vinyl siding windows all replaced within last 5 years. Situated on large lot, off street parking. Storage shed. Very nice neighborhood!!!!! $85,000 FIRM!!! Call (570) 288-9681


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REDUCED! 163 Highland Ave. Meticulously maintained 2 story on beautifully landscaped double lot in Trucksville. Newer roof, vinyl siding and windows, 3 bedrooms. 1.5 modern baths, woodburning fireplace, gas heat, fenced yard, beautiful paver patio pond and 1 car garage. Bonus additional lot across street included. This home is ready for YOU to move right in! MLS #10-2524 REDUCED! $159,000 Call Mark Mason 570-331-0982 Crossin Real Estate 570-288-0770


950 Center St.


950 Center St. Unique Property. Well maintained 2 story. 10 years old. Privacy galore. 3.5 acres. Pole Barn 30 x 56 for storage of equipment, cars or boats. A must see property. $289,000 MLS# 10-3799 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801

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PRICE REDUCED! Move right into this 3 Bedroom,1 3/4 Bath Split level on a cul de sac in Sutton Hills. Modern eat in kitchen, oak cabinets, Living room, wood, Fireplace with new Stainless Steel liner, Lower Level family room, laundry, Bath. Private back yard, deck, garage. New roof, lifetime leafless gutters, driveway expanded, shelving in garage. Quiet, private, Lake Lehman schools. $169,900 MLS# 10-2545 Call Sue Barre 570-696-5417


322 SALEM ST. Immaculate 2 story, stone & vinyl. Large lot on cul-de-sac. 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths. Detached oversized 2 car garage with loft. Tile, hardwood, granite, central air. laundry/pantry & large family room with built in bar & fireplace on 1st floor. $284,900. 570-288-3256


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PRINGLE PRICE REDUCED! Gorgeous estate like property with log home plus 2 story garage on 1 acres with many outdoor features. Garage. MLS# 11-319 $325,000 Call Charles

375 Greenpond Rd. Well kept Ranch in Midway Manor with 7 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage, newer furnace. MLS #10-4474 $162,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716


Nicely maintained home. 3 bedrooms, full bath with shower, private driveway with 1 car garage, Appliances included $76,000 Call 570-655-9722




SUNDAY APRIL 3 1:00PM -3:00PM 264 Burke Street No maintenance fees. Many upgrades. Move in condition. 2,000 sq. ft. Berber, ceramic tile & hardwood. 2 bedroom, 2.5 baths. All appliances, washer & dryer & window treatments included. Walk in closet. No units in front of or behind. 1 car garage. Very private. Near all interstates. REDUCED TO $179,900 Call 570-829-3162

DUPLEX PROPERTY For Sale By Owner Move-in good condition. 1 Bedroom Each. All Separate Utilities. Off Street Parking. Great Location, Excellent Neighborhood. $55,000. MUST SELL CALL 570-407-3100

Completely remodeled 3 bedroom, 1.75 bath brick & aluminum ranch on over 4 acres with Pond. New stainless steel appliances, 2 car attached and 1 car built-in garage, paved driveway, open front porch, 3 season room, rear patio, brick fireplace & property goes to a stream in the back. $199,900 MLS# 10-4716 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

SUGARLOAF 2 houses. Must sell

together. Each has its own utilities on 2.57 acres. 3 car garage with 3 large attached rooms. For Sale By Owner. $249,900 Call (570) 788-5913


199 Clearview Ave (Turn @ Spring Garden) Classic Colonial newly remodeled featuring ALL NEW flooring, bath, dining room, living room with picture window provides fantastic views of the Back Mt., drywall, refrigerator, bath tub, lighting, deck & much more. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, eat-in kitchen, unfinished basement, brand new deck. single detached garage. Located on a quiet street. Low Taxes! This Home Is Priced Right And Will Not Last At $115,000. Shown by appointment only call 570-604-7780

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97 Lacoe Street

Very well maintained, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 1 car garage in quiet neighborhood. Move in ready, hardwood floors, gas heat & great outdoor living space. Kitchen appliances included. $112,500 MLS 10-4063 Call Melissa 570-237-6384


536 W. Eighth St. Nice starter home with 7 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1.25 baths. 1 car garage and carport. Home has plenty of parking in rear with shed and great yard. MLS #11-559 $99,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716

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116 Amber Lane Very nice Bi-level home with 2-3 bedrooms, open floor plan, built in garage, driveway, on corner lot. Lower level family room with pellet stove. Move in condition home $99,900 MLS 10-4538 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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Ledge View Development 132 Clear Spring Ct. Ranch style townhome, with 2 bedrooms, 1 3/4 modern baths, modern kitchen with stove, dishwasher, garbage disposal, fridge. Separate laundry room, 1 car garage, like new condition. MLS 11-366 $162,500 Call Lu-Ann 570-602-9280

Nice 3 bedroom Ranch home in good condition. Hardwood floors, family room & office in basement. $124,900 MLS #11-169 Call Toni Ranieli 570-237-1032 570-288-1444

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12 Watson Street 3 bedroom Ranch. Corner, double lot, central air, all hardwood floors. $118,000. Call 570-693-4451


195 Mclean St. Off street parking with carport, nice rear yard, first floor laundry, updated electrical, some replacement windows, why not take a look at this home!!!! 3 Bedrooms, large eat in kitchen, lower level has a 1/2 bath and a built in bar area, would make a nice game room! Call for your appointment today! MLS #11-453 $67,500 Call Jill Jones



241 Dana Street

Great 1/2 double located in nice West Pittston location. 3 bedrooms, new carpet. Vertical blinds with all appliances. Screened in porch and yard MLS#10-1535 $59,000 Charlie VM 101

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Well cared for and nicely kept. A place to call home! Complete with 2 car oversized garage, central air, first floor laundry, eat in kitchen. Convenient to shopping, West Pittston pool and ball fields. $152,500 MLS 11-583 Call Judy Rice 570-714-9230


54 Shade Tree Rd. Well maintained bi-level in tranquil wooded setting by a stream. Large bedrooms with lots of storage throughout. Spacious open living area & large breakfast bar in kitchen (great location in quiet community but close to I-80 & 940. Comes with access to community pool. & clubhouse. This house comes with an additional lot Pin# Q11S5-VARVAR, DB/Page-Book 3004 Page 210588. Home warranty included. $135,000 MLS #10-1776 Call Mary Price 570-472-1395 570-474-9801


97 Lacoe Street

WILKES-BARRE Spring is here! Now’s the time to put in an offer on this immaculate, move in ready, 2 bedroom home! Off street parking with 1 car garage, no maintenance yard with entertainment bar, quiet neighborhood, all kitchen appliances included. You don’t want to miss out on this one! MLS 10-4063 $112,500 Call Melissa 570-237-6384

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SUNDAY 1:00PM-3:00PM Completely remodeled home with everything new. New kitchen, baths, bedrooms, tile floors, hardwoods, granite countertops, all new stainless steel appliances, refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher, free standing shower, tub for two, huge deck, large yard, excellent neighborhood $154,900 (835.00 / 30years/ 5%) 570-654-1490

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Very nice 3 bedroom. Newly renovated with new roof & siding. Near Mercy Hospital. $44,900! 570-650-1126


108 Simpson St. Cute and well cared for home. Enclosed patio on back, off street parking for 4 cars. Nice big yard, privacy in rear. MLS 09-3505 $49,900 Call Jay Crossin Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

Spacious 3 bedroom, 1.5 baths with textured ceilings, updated kitchen, all appliances including dishwasher, tiled bath with whirlpool tub, 2nd floor laundry room. Replacement windows.


MLS# 11-88 Call Arlene Warunek 570-650-4169

313 N. River Street Nice 2 bedroom single home, A/C, well maintained. Near courthouse & colleges. Affordably Priced @ $44,900. Call Jim

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35 Hillard St. Great neighborhood surrounds this updated 2 story with original woodwork. 3 bedroom, 1 bath, 1,500 sq.ft. oak eat-in kitchen, wood floors, stained glass windows, large room sizes, fenced yard, deck. $89,000 MLS #10-3023 Call Tracy Zarola 570-574-6465 570-696-0723


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363 North Washington St.

Large home with 5 bedrooms, within walking distance of Kings College. Possible in-law suite on 3rd floor. Great original woodwork. First floor fluted columns in living room, original stained glass window, pocket french doors, beautiful hard wood floors & large kitchen. 2 car garage, Off street parking. $40,000 MLS# 11-824 Call Michael Pinko (570) 899-3865

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29 Amber Lane A honey of a house just over 20 years old will have a brand new roof before you move in. 2 large bedrooms freshly painted with new carpeting. Large eat in kitchen, 26x12 living room w/new carpet, 3 season room overlooking large fenced in yard. Plus a garage and driveway. Move in now! MLS #11-749 $89,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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2-story home located in Barney Farms in excellent condition. 4 bedrooms, and 4 baths, full finished basement with wet bar, fireplace in family room, screened in porch, in-ground pool with fenced yard. Newer heating and cooling systems. A lot for your money! MLS#11-245 $239,900 Karen Altavilla 570-283-9100 x28


73 Richard Street 3 Bedroom, 1 Bath Traditional in Very Good Condition. Open Layout. Off Street Parking, Yard & Shed. Many Updates. Asking $47,900 Call 570-762-1537 for showing

236 Poland St. Cute 2 bedroom starter home in need of some cosmetic updating. Great for first time homebuyers. Huge lot, patio, newer windows, shed, nice location. MLS #11-772 $65,000 Call Karen Ryan



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83 E. Chestnut St. Motivated Seller is looking for offers. Modern oak kitchen, formal dining room, 1st floor laundry. Updated bath, walk in closet. Worth a look. Asking $34,800. MLS#: 09-3646 Call Jeannie Four Star McCabe Realty 570-674-9950

Price Reduced! 192 East Third St. Charming home with natural woodwork - Newer roof - 5 bedrooms 2 baths - walk-up attic finished for additional living space. $119,900 MLS# 10-1614 Call Geri 570-696-0888 570-696-3801



912 S. Franklin St. Move-in condition 2-story with 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths with open floor plan; finished lower level, walk-up attic and fenced-in yard with newer pool. $82,900 MLS #10-3914 DJ Wojciechowski 570-283-9100 x22

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12 Reid st. Spacious Bi-level home in semi-private location with private back yard. 3 season room. Gas fireplace in lower level family room. 4 bedrooms, garage. MLS 10-4740 $159,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

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Well kept single family. 6 bed, 3 bath big lot, garage, Own it for $1,000/mo. If qualified buyer. Seller to help with closing costs. 732-406-7738



MINERS MILLS 29 W. Beatty St. Lovely 2 story remodeled home in very good condition. Laminate and tile flooring throughout. 16x20 great room addition with cathedral ceilings and recessed lighting. Quiet neighborhood. Appliances included in sale. $62,000 570-885-3664

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25 St. Mary’s St. 3,443 sq. ft. masonry commercial building with warehouse/office and 2 apartments with sperate electric and heat. Perfect for contractors or anyone with storage needs. For more information and photos log onto www.atlas Reduced to $89,000 MLS #10-3872 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101


62-67 ½Thomas St This would make an awesome family compound. No shortage of parking on this unique property. One single home, one duplex and an extra lot all included. Homes are right on the Edwardsville/Larksvi lle border. $129,900 11-252 Call Betty (570) 510-1736

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Lawrence St. Nice 3 unit property. Lots of off street parking and bonus 2 car garage. All units are rented. Great income with low maintenance $159,900 MLS# 10-2675 Call Karen

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EDWARDSVILLE 61 Pittston Ave. Stately brick Ranch in private location. Large room sizes, fireplace, central A/C. Includes extra lot. MLS #10-3512 PRICE REDUCED $198,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101


This 6,600 sq. ft. concrete block building has multiple uses. 5 offices & kitchenette. Over 5,800 sq. ft.. warehouse space (high ceilings). 2 overhead doors. $97,500 MLS 10-1326 Bob Kopec HUMFORD REALTY 570-822-5126


Former Parrish Center Hall with kitchen & parking MLS#08-2954 $179,900 Call Charlie

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462 W. State St. Lower End Pizza! Established profitable business for sale. Restaurant, bar, game room, separate dining room. Parking for 35 cars. Turnkey operation. Additional parking lot included. $225,000 Call Jay Crossin Ext. 23 Crossin Real Estate 570-288-0770

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S. Mountain Blvd. Best location in Mountaintop. 7,700 sq. ft. building with 250’ frontage. Currently an automotive center. Building is adaptable to many uses. $595,000 Call Dave 570-474-6307

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PLAINS TWP. LAND! HIGHWAY 315 2 acres of commercial land. 165 front feet. Driveway access permit and lot drainage in place. WIll build to suit tenant or available for land lease. MLS 11-17 Price Negotiable Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101



107-109 E. Carey St. High traffic, high potential location with enough space for 2 second floor apartments. Large front windows for showroom display. Basement & subbasement for additional storage or workspace. $125,900 MLS# 10-1919 Call Stanley (570) 817-0111

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

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Affordable Building waiting for your business to occupy it! It also offers income from 2 bedroom apartment above. Off street parking. Offers considered! MLS 11-572 $79,500 Call Judy Ross 570-714-9230

285 Wyoming Ave. First floor currently used as a shop, could be offices, etc. Prime location, corner lot, full basement. 2nd floor is 3 bedroom apartment plus 3 car garage and parking for 6 cars. MLS #10-4339 $174,900 Call Charlie VM 101

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863-865 Main St. Good neighborhood, Great location. Well established Bar & Grill on Main St. with parking lot. Liquor License & equipment included. Kitchen features stainless steel hood, Fryers & Ansul system. Turnkey operation priced to sell. Currently open. 6 room apartment on 2nd floor. $130,000 MLS# 11-65 Call Stanley (570) 817-0111

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328 Kennedy Blvd. Modern medical space, labor & industry approved, ADA throughout, 2 doctor offices plus 4 exam rooms, xray and reception and breakrooms. Could be used for any business purpose. Will remodel to suit. Also available for lease. MLS #11-751 $595,000 Call Charlie VM 101



Goodleigh Manor 2 acre leveled lot at very top of mountain. Spectacular view (lot# 21) driveway enters from Tulla Drive. Construction of home required by Michael Dombroski. Restricted Covenants Apply. Call 570-406-5128

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Industrial Site. Rail served with all utilities. KOZ approved. $2,395,000 MLS#10-669 Call Charlie

PRICES REDUCED EARTH CONSERVANCY LAND FOR SALE 46+/- Acres Hanover Twp., $89,000 10+/- Acres Hanover Twp., $69,000 28+/- Acres Fairview Twp., $85,000 61+/- Acres Nuangola $125,000 40+/- Acres Newport Twp. $180,000 32 +/- Acres Wilkes-Barre Twp. See additional Land for Sale at www. earth 570-823-3445

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915 Manufactured Homes


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

930 Wanted to Buy Real Estate

WE BUY HOMES 570-956-2385 Any Situation


Goodleigh Manor New development. 2 acres. Beautiful View. $49,900 Negotiable 570-357-1138

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Apartments/ Unfurnished


Modern 2 bedroom, laundry, parking,bus stop. No pets. Water included. $535 + utilities, first /last & security 570-542-5726

Newly remodeled. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, dining room & kitchen. $550 / month. Call (570) 457-8886

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3 large 1 bedroom apts, 3 kitchens with appliances, 3 baths. Apts. have access to one another. No lease. $795 for all 3 apts ($265 per apt.) Convenient to all colleges and gas drilling areas.

Call for more info 570-696-1866


Second floor. Quiet area, private entrance, 1 bedroom apartment. Fridge, stove, garbage, sewage included. Picnic area. No pets, 1 year lease, security. $400/month 570-675-8636


2nd floor, 1 bedroom, quiet, fridge and stove, off-street parking. Garbage, sewer, water included. No pets. $400/ month plus lease and security. 570-690-1003



$1,800. 2 bedroom/ 2 Bath. Call Us to discuss our great Amenity & Maintenance program! Call 570-674-5278 Dallas, Pa. MEADOWS APARTMENTS 220 Lake St. Housing for the elderly & mobility impaired; all utilities included. Federally subsidized program. Extremely low income persons encouraged to apply. Income less than $11,900. 570-675-6936, 8 am-4 pm, Mon-Fri. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE

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Apartments/ Unfurnished


Totally renovated 6 room apartment. Partially furnished, brand new fridge/ electric range, electric washer & dryer. Brand new custom draperies, Roman shades, carpeting / flooring & energy efficient furnace & windows. 2 bedroom + large attic loft bedroom with spacious walk-in closet, full tiled bath on 1st floor, Easy access to I-81, airport & casino, off street parking. No smoking, No pets. $750 + utilities & security. 570-762-8265


Modern 2 bedroom, 2nd floor. Quiet location. Appliances & garbage included. Off street parking. No pets. $485 + security. Call 570-479-1203



222 Schooley Ave. Exeter, PA

Accepting applications for 1 bedroom apartments. Quality 1 bedroom apartments for ages 62 and older. Income limits apply. Rent only $437 month. * Utilities Included * Laundry Facilities * On Site Management *Private parking Call for appointment 570-654-5733 Monday - Friday 8am-11am. Equal Housing Opportunity


2 AND 3 BEDROOM APTS. W/d hookup, off street parking, tile kitchen & bath, $650-$700/mo + utilities. 237-2076


1633 Wyoming Ave. 2 bedrooms, no pets, newer carpet & paint, air conditioning. $650/per month, plus utilities. Call (570) 287-3059


1st floor, 1 bedroom. Hardwood floors, central air, off street parking. No pets, no smoking. $575/ month plus security & utilities. Call (570) 574-9773




Call for 1, 2, Bedrooms or other. Over 30 years managed service provided. NO PETS/SMOKING /2 YEAR SAME RENT, EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATION/APPLICATION REQUIRED. Details call 570-288-1422



VIN #3LBR750269

24 Mos. *Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied

**Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 4/4/11.

NEW 2011 LINCOLN MKZ FWD 17” Chrome Wheels, Message Center, SYNC, Side Air Curtains, AM/FM with 6 Disc CD, Pwr. Windows, Pwr. Door Locks, Leather Seats, Fog Lamps, Power Moonroof, Personal Safety with Anti-Theft System VIN #3LBR768027

NEW 2011 LINCOLN MKX AWD All Wheel Drive, 3.7L V6, Premium Pkg., Auto. Temp Control, 18” Alum. Wheels, Advanced Trac, 6 Disc CD, Leather Heated/Cooled Seats, Keyless Entry w/Keypad, Satellite Radio, Side Air Curtains, Pwr. Liftgate, HID Headlamps, Rear Camera, MyLincoln Touch, SYNC, Reverse Sensing Sys., Remote Start VIN #2LBBJ16332

24 Mos.

*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 4/4/11.

CALL NOW 823-8888 or 1-800-817-FORD Overlooking Mohegan Sun 577 East Main St., Just Minutes from Scranton or W-B

Plains, PA

All Wheel Drive, 3.7L V6, Remote Keyless Entry, HID Headlamps, Reverse Sensing Sys., THX Sound Sys. w/6 Disc CD, 20” Polished Cast Alum. Wheels, Dual Zone Electronic Auto. Temp. Control, Pwr. Heat/Cool Leather Seats, SYNC, Personal Safety Sys., Safety Canopy Sys., Anti-Theft Sys., Navigation Sys., Dual Panel Moonroof, Rearview Camera VIN #1LBG609563

24 Mos.

*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 4/4/11.



24 Mos.

*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 4/4/11.

Apartments/ Unfurnished



Forty Fort - Stylish layout, duplex, FIRST FLOOR, beautiful, quality. Kitchen with builtins, laundry, mahogany decked porch, more! 2 YEAR SAME RENT $650. + utilities. . NO PETS/ SMOKING/EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATION. Services provided.



Apartments/ Unfurnished





1st floor, quiet neighborhood, 2-3 bedrooms, washer, dryer, off-street parking, large front porch & quiet backyard. $625/mo heat & water included. Security required. Rich @ 542-7620


214 Taft Street 2nd floor. Modern 2 bedroom. Newer kitchen, bath, stove & fridge. Washer & dryer in basement. $500 + utilities & security. No pets. No smoking. Call (570) 825-6259

KINGSTON bedroom,

1 2nd floor, washer/dryer hookup, yard, parking, No Pets, Quiet /Secluded/Convenient $425. + utilities. Discount available, lease, references. 574-9827

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KINGSTON 103 Penn St.

2 bedrooms, $460 month + utilities. Stove & fridge incl. references/security required. Section 8 welcome. Call Ed 570-287-9661 Extension 229


3 rooms, 1 bedroom, heat & hot water included, free use of washer & dryer available. No pets & no smoking. $480 + security & 1 year lease. Call 570-331-7016 Days or 288-6764 Night


72 E. W alnut St. 3rd floor, located in quiet neighborhood. New kitchen, living room, dining room, sun room, bathroom. 2 large and 1 small bedroom, lots of closets, built in linen, built in hutch, hardwood and carpeted floors, fireplace, storage room, yard, w/d, fridge, air conditioner and stove incl. Heat and hot water incl. Available April 1 1 yr. lease + security $950/month 570-406-1411


Kingston “A Place To Call Home� Spacious 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apts 3 Bedroom Townhomes Gas heat included


24hr on-site Gym Community Room Swimming Pool Maintenance FREE Controlled Access Patio/Balcony and much more... Call Today or stop by for a tour!

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Now Offering Move In Specials 570-288-9019

LARKSVILLE 2 bedroom, 1st floor

Just renovated. Extra large master bedroom, laundry hookup, off street parking, quiet neighborhood, no pets. $625 + security. Heat, hot water & water included. 845-386-1011

Beautiful 1st floor, 2 bedroom, 1.5 baths, 5 rooms, convenient residential location, hardwood floors, natural woodwork, french doors, ceiling fan, laundry with washer/dryer included, refrigerator, gas range, dishwasher, oak cabinets, off street parking, fenced-in back yard, storage. Available April 1. $695 + utilities. Call 570-690-0633


1 bedroom, wall to wall, off-street parking, coin laundry, water, sewer & garbage included. $495/ month + security & lease. HUD accepted. Call 570-687-6216 or 570-954-0727

MOUNTAIN TOP 1 Bedroom apart-


E.Light, WALNUT ST. bright, 1st

ments for elderly, disabled. Rents based on 30% of ADJ gross income. Handicap Accessible. Equal Housing Opportunity. TTY711 or 570-474-5010 This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer.

floor, 2 bedrooms, elevator, carpeted, Security system. Garage. Extra storage & cable TV included. Laundry facilities. Heat & hot water furnished. Fine neighborhood. Convenient to bus & stores. No pets. References. Security. Lease. No smokers please. $840. 570-287-0900


available immediately, No pets. Rents based on income start at $395 & $430. Handicap Accessible. Equal Housing Opportunity. Call 570-474-5010 TTY711 This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


Like New 2 bedroom apartment in great neighborhood. 2nd floor. Includes new kitchen (with new stove, dishwasher & microwave) and bath w/washer dryer hookup. Hardwood throughout with ceramic tile in kitchen and bath. $695/mo + utilities and security. No Pets, references required. Call Scott (570)823-2431 Ext. 137

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KINGSTON Newly remodeled,

2nd floor, 1 bedroom, includes all appliances & washer/dryer, heat, hot water & garbage included. No pets. $550 + security. (570) 735-2573

2nd floor 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath. All appliances included. Washer & dryer. Central air. Off street parking. $675 + utilities. No pets. Call 570-287-9631 or 570-696-3936


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906 Homes for Sale

906 Homes for Sale


Apartments/ Unfurnished

Immediate personal care openings in

Myers Manor and Anderson Personal Care Facility on the Wesley Village Campus

A variety of accommodations available! Meals, housekeeping, laundry and transportation included. Call (570) 655-2891 or visit us online at www. unitedmethodist



Off street parking, on site laundry. Deck/porch. Tenant pays electric, trash & water/sewage. 3 bedroom $695. 2 bedroom $575. Security required. (570) 881-1747

PITTSTON bedroom.

2 All appliances included. All utilities paid; electricity by tenant. Everything brand new. Off street parking. $695 + security & references 570-969-9268

PITTSTON 3 bedrooms, brand

new kitchen, 29x 16.5 ft entertainment room, hardwood floors, off street parking. $700/month + all utilities & security. Call (570) 883-2784


3rd floor, 1 bedroom, eat in kitchen, stove & fridge. Living room, 1 bath, coin-op washer/dryer. Heat, water, sewer included. $495/ month + security and references Call 570-822-8671


CLEAN & SPACIOUS 4 rooms, 2nd floor, wall to wall carpet, off street parking. Water, sewer & garbage included. Non smokers & no pets. $550/month. 570-655-2567

PLAINS 88 E. CAREY ST. 2nd floor, w to w carpet, 1 bedroom, sitting porch, washer, dryer, refrigerator, stove, dishwasher. Heat, hot water, cable TV, sewer, Off street parking, security, 1 year lease. No Smoking - No Pets. Available May 1st. $575 month. 570824-3940

2 large bedrooms. Modern kitchen and bath, all appliances dishwasher, w/d hookup. Ample closets and storage. No smokers. $580 per month includes sewer, garbage & water. 570-239-2741

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906 Homes for Sale


Walking Distance to the Casino!! 2 bedroom, 1 bath, living room, kitchen, off street parking. $600/month + utilities, security & references. Call Classic Properties Nikki Callahan 718-4959 Ext. 1306

906 Homes for Sale

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Commercial Properties


Commercial Properties


Apartments/ Unfurnished


Commercial Properties


Commercial Properties

OFFICENTERS - Pierce St., Kingston


2 bedrooms, Heat included. Laundry facilities, Off-street parking, No Pets. Call 570-675-3904


Beautiful 1st floor, 2 1/2 bedroom. Stove and fridge. Large kitchen, on-site laundry room. Off street parking. $600 + utilities, security, lease & background check. Call 570-417-0088 for appointment


1 bedroom. Eat-in kitchen. Washer/ dryer hookup. Gas heat. $440/month. Water included. Security & no pets. Call 570-760-5573

SWOYERSVILLE 1st floor. 2 bedroom, $515 month + utilities & security.


2nd floor, 2 bedroom, $500 month + utilities & security. No Pets. 570-406-2789

Immediate independent living openings at:

Myers Manor on the Wesley Village Campus

Cozy one bedrooms and studios available. Ask about our move-in incentives! Call (570) 655-2891 or visit us online at www. unitedmethodist


2 bedroom, 2nd floor apartment. Washer/dryer hookup, carport parking, heat & hot water included. Stove & Fridge. References & security. $650. 570-654-7479 Leave Message


320 Race St. 1st floor, 5 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. Includes heat, hot water & sewer. Credit report, 2 occupants, no smoking, no pets, security. $625/ month. Available January 1st, 2011. Pat McHale 570-613-9080

WEST PITTSTON Upscale 1 bedroom

apartment. Modern kitchen, washer / dryer included. Must see! 570-430-3095 West Pittston, Pa. GARDEN VILLAGE APARTMENTS 221 Fremont St. Housing for the elderly & mobility impaired; all utilities included. Federally subsidized program. Extremely low income persons encouraged to apply. Income less than $11,900. 570-655-6555, 8 am-4 pm, Monday-Friday. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE


Mayflower Crossing Apartments 570.822.3968 - Light & bright open floor plans - All major appliances included - Pets welcome* - Close to everything - 24 hour emergency maintenance - Short term leases available

Call TODAY For AVAILABILITY!! www.mayflower Certain Restrictions Apply*

Apartments/ Unfurnished

WILKES-BARRE / KINGSTON 1 & 2 bedrooms.

Includes all utilities, parking, laundry. No pets. From $475. Lease, security & references. 570-970-0847

2nd floor, stove, fridge, fenced in yard, $500 + gas, electric & water. 570- 417-0088 for appointment & application.


Professional OfďŹ ce Rentals

Full Service Leases • Custom Design • Renovations • Various Size Suites Available Medical, Legal, Commercial • Utilities • Parking • Janitorial Full Time Maintenance Staff Available


3 bedroom, 1/2 double, 1.5 bath, gas heat, off-street parking, fenced in yard, excellent condition. $595/ month + utilities, references & security. No pets. Call 570-881-4078


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447 S. Franklin St. MUST SEE! 1 bedroom, study, off street parking, laundry. Includes heat and hot water, Hardwood floors and appliances. Trash removal. $575/per month, Call (570) 821-5599

264 Academy St 2 bedrooms, newly renovated building. Washer & dryer. $600/per month includes heat, hot water and parking. 646-712-1286 570-328-9896 570-855-4744


425 South Franklin Street. For lease. Available immediately, washer/dryer on premises, no pets. We have studio, 1, 2 bedroom apts. On site parking. Fridge, stove provided. We have a 24/7 security camera presence and all doors are electronically locked. $450650/per month, water & sewer paid, One month/security deposit. Call (570) 793-6377 after 10:00 a.m. to set an appointment or email shlomo_voola


Clean, 2 bedroom, 2nd floor duplex. Stove, hookups, parking, yard. No pets/no smoking. $475 + utilities. Call 570-868-4444 WILKES-BARRE


SAVE MONEY THIS YEAR! 113 Edison St. Quiet neighborhood. 2 bedroom apartments available for immediate occupancy. Heat & hot water included. $625 Call Aileen at 570-822-7944

WILKES-BARRE LODGE Formerly The Travel Lodge 497 Kidder St., Wilkes-Barre Rooms Starting at: Daily $44.99 + tax Weekly $189.99 + tax Microwave, Refrigerator, WiFi, HBO 570-823-8881 www.Wilkes

WILKES-BARRE FRANKLIN GARDENS SENIOR LIVING OPEN HOUSE April 16th 10:00AM-4:00PM Š1 & 2 bedrooms ŠLaundry facility ŠStove, fridge ŠSecure building ŠCommunity Rooms. ŠElevator Š2 fully handicap accessible apts. also available Recently renovated. Call Christy 570-417-0088


2nd floor, 5 rooms, heat & hot water furnished. Stove, fridge, off-street parking, no pets. $400/month + security & references. Call 570-696-3381


1st floor, 2 bedroom. Wall to wall carpet. 2nd floor 1 bedroom, wall to wall carpet. Off street parking. Washer/ dryer included. 1 month security & references. Call for info.(570) 574-2249

WILKES-BARRE SOUTH 1 & 2 bedroom apartments. Laundry facility. Off street parking available. Starting at $440. 570-332-5723



on 1st floor of brick building in historic district. Wall to wall carpet; equipped kitchen; bonus room; off street parking. $650. month includes heat, water, parking. Call 570-650-1266 with references

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Apartments/ Unfurnished

Wilkes-Barre Š2 bedroom single, exceptional Kingston ŠLarge 3 bedroom Hanover Š3 bedroom, large, affordable Nanticoke Š2 bedroom, large, water included Pittston ŠLarge 1 bedroom water included Wyoming Š3 bedroom exceptional Old Forge Š2 bedroom exceptional water included McDermott & McDermott Real Estate Inc. Property Management 570-821-1650 (direct line) Mon-Fri. 8-7pm Sat. 8-noon


Commercial Properties


BLANDINA APARTMENTS Deluxe 1 & 2 bedroom. Wall to Wall carpet. Some utilities by tenant. No pets. Non-smoking. Elderly community. Quiet, safe. Off street parking. Call 570-693-2850


Lovely, large 1st floor 2 bedroom apartment. Laminate floors. Stove, fridge, washer & dryer. Lovely deck. Full basement. Parking in front. Handicap access. No pets, no smoking. $650 + utilities, references & 1 month security. (570) 709-9206 (772) 465-9592 (570) 693-3963


Commercial Properties

WAREHOUSE/LIGHT COMMERCIAL SPACE MANUFACTURING FOR RENT 620 Market St. OFFICE SPACE Newly Renovated Prime Space. 1,250 sq. ft., PITTSTON Near Kingston Main St.


Corners. Great location for retail or business office. Easy Access and parking. Call Cliff 570-760-3427 OFFICE SPACE


166 W. Union St. Avail. March 1. 600 sq. ft of newly renovated office space. Rent includes heat and electric. Off street parking available. $800 per month. Call 570-287-5090

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WILKES-BARRE 2 bedrooms apt.

For Rental Information Call:



NANTICOKE East State St.

Renovated 2 bedroom with central air. 2nd floor, quiet building, 2 porches, all appliances. Off street parking, security & lease. No pets. $555 + utilities. 570-690-3086

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Apartments/ Unfurnished


Available May 1 Great neighborhood! 2nd floor, 2 bedrooms. Large dining & family room. New bath & kitchen with tile floors, windows, carpet & appliances including washer & dryer. Includes garage. No pets / smoking. $675. Some utilities included. Lease & deposit. After 6 p.m., 570-814-6714


618 FELLOWS ST Large 2 Bedrooms, 2nd floor, appliances, NEW refrigerator, stove & microwave. Off street parking. Porch & Yard. Sun room. Available April 1st. $575/ + utilities. Small pets ok. 570-357-1138 or 610-568-8363


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

PLAINS TWP 7 PETHICK DRIVE OFF RTE. 315 1200 & 700 SF Office Available. Reasonable. 570-760-1513


12,000 sq. ft. building in downtown location. Warehouse with light manufacturing. Building with some office space. Entire building for lease or will sub-divide. MLS #10-1074 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

18,000 & 9,000 sq. ft. Great, clean assembly space; A/C; Gas heat; Own meters; New 1/2 baths; freight elevator Owner/Agent 908-852-4410

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Wyoming Ave. High traffic location. Office space with Character. 885 sq. ft. Great for business, retail or spa. Rent includes heat & water. Call for more details at 570-655-9325 Wilkes-Barre

COMMERCIAL RETAIL SPACE in Established Shopping center. 800 to 1,200 sq. ft. Rent negotiable. 973-879-4730



1-2 2 BEDROOM APTS 3 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE 1/2 DOUBLES & SINGLE HOME Wyoming, Kingston, Wilkes-Barre, Plains Shavertown All rentals include appliances, sewer, maintenance. Security & credit references required. Call 899-3407 for info/appointment


Commercial Properties

315 PLAZA 1750 & 3200 SF Retail / Office Space Available 570-829-1206


with ample blacktop parking areas (once a used car lot) with an adjacent 3 bedroom house. Excellent condition. Beautiful county. Excellent location on Route 92 in Nicholson. Easy access to route 81. Near Marcellus Shale Drilling sites. Land for additional storage. 2 car garage attached to house plus large mechanical garage with office space and a vehicle lift and compressor. Includes water and septic. Alternate heat sources: propane, electric, and coal. Garage is insulated with propane heat. $2,300. call 570343-3345 or 570840-5898 before 8:00 pm for details.


Rte. 315 2,000 SF Office / Retail Next to Gymboree 4,500 SF Office Showroom, Warehouse Loading Dock Call 570-829-1206

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Parkway Plaza Sans Souci Parkway Commercial Space For Lease 1,200 sq. ft. starting at $600/ month. Off street parking. Central heat & air. Call 570-991-0706


NOW LISTED AT $115,000


Lease this freestanding building for an AFFORDABLE monthly rent. Totally renovated & ready to occupy. Offices, conference room, work stations, kit and more. Ample parking and handicap access. $1,750/ month. MLS 11-419 Call Judy Rice 5701-714-9230



Bear Creek Township Rooms starting at Daily $39.99 + tax Weekly $169.99 + tax Microwave Refrigerator WiFi HBO

(570) 823-8027


Commercial Properties


Commercial Properties

Starting at $650

utilities included FREE RENT - Call For Details Today!


Apartments/ Unfurnished


Immediate Occupancy!!



24’x40’, high ceiling. Storage or garage. Can divide. For more info, call Parkway Storage (570) 824-5724


Large 1 & 1/2 car garage for rent. $125/month. No electric or heat. Call 570-714-9234


2 bedrooms, tile kitchen and bath, w/d hookup, offstreet parking $650/per month, plus utilities Call (570) 655-1238


162 Short St. Renovated 3 bedroom in quiet location. Fresh paint, new carpeting and new kitchen w/dishwasher. No pets or smokers. Only $650 per month, +utilities. Call (570) 466-6334

GLEN LYON NICE 3 BEDROOM 1/2 DOUBLE 3 bedrooms, 1 bath-

room, off-street parking, very clean, private yard, quiet neighborhood, $550 /per month, Call (570) 606-5350

Apartments/ Unfurnished

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Apartment Homes

Ask About Our Holiday Specials!


$250 Off 1st Months Rent, & $250 Off Security

Regions Best Address

Deposit With Good Credit. 1 bedroom starting @ $690


• 1 & 2 Bedroom Apts. • Total Air-Conditioning • Washer & Dryer • Community Building • Spa & Pools • Hi-Tech Fitness Center • Tennis & Basketball Courts • Private Entrances

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3 bedroom, wall to wall carpet, dishwasher, first floor laundry room, fenced yard, Hanover schools, $610 + utilities. 570-851-2929

61 E. Northampton St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

The good life... close at hand



Steps from New Intermodal Hub & Public Parking

18 Pierce St Office Space Available Immediately, Off street parking. Security required. 3 room Suite $300/month, includes utilities. 570-690-0564 570-823-7564

rental. 1200 sq. ft. Zoned for repairs & manufacturing. $450 per month (570) 814-8876



Great Commercial Store Front, & Inside Suites Available


1701 Wyoming Ave. 900 sq. ft. private office suite. Suitable for general office use, professional office, etc. Includes all utilities, including cleaning and free parking. $900/month Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

3 bedrooms. Stove, refrigerator, dishwasher. Washer /dryer hookup. Newly painted. Off street parking. $675 + utilities. 570-814-0843 570-696-3090


Apartments/ Unfurnished

much for your current office? Call us! We have modern office space available in Luzerne Bank Building on Public Square. Rents include heat, central air, utilities, trash removal, and nightly cleaning - all without a sneaky CAM charge. Access parking at the new intermodal garage via our covered bridge. 300SF to 5000SF available. We can remodel to suit. Brokers Protected. Call Jeff Pyros at 822-8577

FORTY FORT 1/2 double.



TIRED OF HIGH RENTS? Are you paying too


MLS# 08-3297 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141


Commercial Properties




Start your own business in the heart of Sweet Valley! Showroom, fireplace, pole building, storage building, paved parking, fenced rear, well & septic. Prime location, high traffic area. Lot next door is going with the property.




Casino Countryside Inn



• 1,2 & 3 Bedroom Apts. • Total Air-Conditioning • Gas Heat & HW Included • Swim Club, Heated Pools • Hi-Tech Fitness Center • Shopping Shuttle • Full -Size Washer & Dryer • Private Entrances

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Washer & Dryer Central Air Fitness Center Swimming Pool Easy Access to I-81 Mon – Fri. 9 –5 44 Eagle Court Wilkes-Barre, PA 18706 (Off Route 309)






Half Doubles


3 bedroom, eat-in kitchen with stove & dishwasher. Laundry hookup. Freshly painted, new carpet & new linoleum. Fenced yard. No pets/no smoking. $600 + utilities, secuirty & references. Call (570) 823-9436

953 Houses for Rent


3 Half Doubles 376 & 378 North Maple Avenue 3 & 4 bedroom. Newly remodeled. Both available May 30. $850 & $950/month. Also, Plains 3 bedroom 1/2 double. $795/ month. For info, (570) 814-9700


Large 1/2 double, 3 bedroom, sunny & spacious, $650 month, 1 year lease, credit check & security deposit. Attic, cellar, eat in kitchen, front & back porch, no pets, no smoking, new carpeting & paint. Not Section 8 approved. 570-817-2858 or 570-714-1606


3 bedroom, 1 bath half double, Freshly cleaned & painted. Tenant pays all utilities including sewer. $550 plus security. Call (570) 332-5723

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Newly renovated 2 bedroom with appliances, central air & heat, off street parking, energy efficeint. $600 + utilities. Call 570-760-1045


2 bedroom, water & sewer included. $525/ month. Section 8 considered. Call 570-899-6104


2 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, Utilities by tenant. $600. Section 8 Welcome. Call 570-690-6289 before 6pm


Homes available in Birchwood Village Estates. Estates 2 and 3 bedrooms. Rentto-own available. CALL TODAY! 570-613-0719

46 Zerby Ave Sunday 1pm-3pm Lease with option to buy, completely remodeled, mint, turn key condition, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, large closets, with hardwoods, carpet & tile floors, new kitchen and baths, gas heat, shed, large yard. $134,000, seller will pay closing costs, $5000 down and monthly payments are $995/month. WALSH REAL ESTATE 570-654-1490


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


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PITTSTON James Street

Single family home, freshly painted, brand new gas furnace, 3 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, off street parking. No pets, no smoking. $675 / month + utilities. Call Betty at Century 21 Smith Hourigan Group 570-287-1106 ext 3559 or 570-714-6127




Well maintained, mint condition, sunroom, freshly painted, new carpeting, stove, dishwasher, basement, yard storage shed. No pets or smoking. 570-654-3755

bedroom home for rent situated on 4 wooded acres. Garage, shed, $1,350. All utilities by tenant. Security & references required. Small pets ok. (570) 690-3094


TOWNHOUSE ON GOLF COURSE $1395 plus utilities. Minutes from I-81 & I-80. Very large, 2,100 sq. ft. open floor plan 1st floor with full basement. Includes all appliances + laundry. On 15th hole, deck overlooking fairway. 2 car garage, 1 year lease + security & references. Small pets allowed. Available April 1st. Call now for showing. (570) 592-3113


Large completely remodeled 2 bedroom styled townhouse. Stove & fridge included. Private interior attic & basement access. Washer/ dryer hookup. Heat included. Nice yard. $750. No pets. 570-479-6722

Rent to Own Option 3 bedrooms with large eat-in kitchen, washer dryer & fenced in yard. Great first home, owner will help with financing. $500 deposit needed to secure home. Between 5 & 9 pm Call 570-288-9050


Well kept single family. 6 bed, 3 bath big lot, garage. $1,000/mo. Security & credit check required. Call 973-508-5976


805 N. Washington 2 bedroom, new wall to wall carpet & paint, front & rear porches, fenced in yard, off street parking, washer/ dryer hookup, full basement, no pets. $535 + utilities & security. Call 570-814-1356

WILKES-BARRE Riverside Dr.

Stately brick, 4 bedroom, 2 bath & 2 half bath home. Hardwood floors, spacious rooms, beautiful patio, all appliances included. $1,600/ month + utilities. MLS#10-2290 570-696-3801 Call Margy 570-696-0891

Nice, clean furnished room, starting at $315. Efficiency at $435 month furnished with all utilities included. Off street parking. 570-718-0331



Roommate Wanted

room. $400 / month. Water, sewer & trash included. Call 570-477-2845

Professional Services Directory


Professional male seeking professional female to share house. Only $250/ month. All utilities included. Beautiful home 5 rooms + 2 bedrooms. Rec basement, carpeted. No pets, neat person wanted, age unimportant. 570-762-8202 ROOMATE WANTED FOR CRUISE To Share Costs On A Carnival Cruise May 1st - May 8th from Baltimore to Freeport Nassau. Each $682 + tips. Call Harry For Info. 570-287-1555

971 Vacation & Resort Properties


Boca Raton Beautiful 5 room home with Pool. Fully furnished. On canal lot. $600 weekly. If interested, write to: 120 Wagner St. Moosic, PA 18507

with 2 baths, 3 bedrooms in the following School Districts, Dallas & Mountain Top. 201-232-8469

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Building & Remodeling

ALL OLDER HOMES SPECIALIST 825-4268. Remodel / Repair Kitchen & Baths

Building or Remodeling?

Look for the BIA symbol of quality For information on BIA membership call 287-3331 or go to DAVE JOHNSON Expert Bathroom Remodeling, Whole House Renovations, Interior & Exterior Carpentry. Kitchens and Basements Licensed &Insured



windows, doors, siding, drywall, painting, masonry, stonework, electrical, plumbing, attic/cellar cleaning. Free Estimates Jeff 905-7759 Tony 885-5307


Construction Home Renovating. Garages, Kitchens, Baths, Siding and More! Licensed and Insured. Free estimates. 570-388-0149


All Types Of Work New or Remodeling Licensed & Insured Free Estimates 570-406-6044

Northeast Contracting Group

Decks, Roofs, Siding, Masonry, Driveways, Patios, Additions, Garages, Kitchens, Baths, etc

(570) 338-2269

WINTER STORM DAMAGE INT.& EXT. Roofing Sofits, Gutter, Inside Repairs, Complete Remodeling. Lic. Ins.

675-2995 www.NEPABest 888-809-3750 Bonded & Insured Reliable, Prompt Best Prices All Types of Home Remodeling Kitchens, Baths Additions, Sunrooms Painting, Electrical 24/7 888-809-3750



Chimney Service

Chimney Construction

Chimneys rebuilt, repaired, stucco, block, sidewalks, walls, steps, etc. Free Estimates Licensed & Insured (570) 457-5849 COZY HEARTH CHIMNEY Chimney Cleaning, Rebuilding, Repair, Stainless Steel Lining, Parging, Stucco, Caps, Etc. Free Estimates Licensed & Insured 1-888-680-7990


Cleaning & Maintainence



GREAT WORK BEST PRICES 570-379-2311 Connie’s Cleaning 15 years experience Bonded & Insured Residential and Commercial Connie supervises the work and does the cleaning. Connie Mastruzzo Brutski - Owner 570-822-9214 or 570-430-3743

HOME CLEANING SERVICE Call Diane 570-825-9438


General Contractor

Call 829-7130 to place your ad.


Great References Harveys Lake & all surrounding areas. Weekly, bi-weekly monthly. 570-709-8765


HUNLOCK CREEK Move in ready &

HUNLOCK CREEK Very nice 1 bed-



Furnished with private bath. Cable, garbage & all other utilities included. Non-smoking. Call 570-814-5465

3 bedroom townhouse, sunroom, heat pump, 1.5 baths, parking. $800 month. Call (570) 283-9033

affordable 2 bedroom & 3 bedroom homes located in quiet, country setting. Starting at $5,000. Financing available with minimum down. Call 570-477-2845



WILKES-BARRE TWP. Northampton Ct.

959 Mobile Homes

Available immediately, 4 bedrooms, 2 bath rooms, refrigerator & stove provided, washer/dryer hookup, off-street parking, $600.00/ per month, plus utilities. 570-561-5836


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2 bedroom home. All appliances, water, sewer & trash. NO PETS. Security and lease. 570-762-6792


HOUSE WANTED want to rent house

953 Houses for Rent

BEAR CREEK VILLAGE Beautiful 2 story 4

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974 Wanted to Rent Real Estate


3 bedrooms, quiet street, yard. Fresh paint. $525/month + utilities, lease, security. No pets. Call (570) 332-1216 or 570-592-1328

959 Mobile Homes



6 rooms, 3 bedrooms, wall to wall carpeting, fenced in yard, newly remodeled. $475/month + utilities & security. Call (570) 472-2392


Chimney Service

A-1 1 ABLE CHIMNEY Rebuild & Repair Chimneys. All types of Masonry. Liners Installed, Brick & Block, Roofs & Gutters. Licensed & Insured 570-735-2257 Find Something? Lose Something? Get it back where it belongs with a Lost/Found ad! 570-829-7130


Concrete & Masonry

D. Pugh Concrete

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

GMD MASONRY All types of

concrete, masonry and stucco Lic./Insured Free Estimates 570-451-0701 WYOMING VALLEY MASONRY Concrete, stucco, foundations, pavers, retaining wall systems, dryvit, flagstone, brick work. Senior Citizen Discount.

570-287-4144 or 570-760-0551

1057Construction & Building


Sales, service installation & repair. Fully insured HIC# 065008 Call Joe (570) 735-8551 (570) 606-489


Dry Wall


Hanging & finishing, design ceilings. Free estimates. Licensed & Insured. 570-331-2355

MIRRA DRYWALL Hanging & Finishing Drywall Repair Textured Ceilings Licensed & Insured Free Estimates

(570) 675-3378 1084



Licensed, Insured, No job too small.





Affordable & Reasonable Rates No Job Too Small. Licensed & insured. Free estimates. 570-574-6213 570-574-7195

ECONOLECTRIC All Phases Electrical work No Job Too Small. Residential & Commercial Free Estimates Licensed-Insured PA032422

(570) 602-7840


Licensed & Insured Reasonable Rates 570-331-2606 SLEBODA ELECTRIC Master electrician Licensed & Insured Bucket truck to 40’ 868-4469

1105 Floor Covering Installation


Vinyl & wood. Certified, Insured. 570-283-1341 A-1 Floor Mechanix “Expert Installation” Hardwood, Tile, Laminate, Shower Walls, Backsplash. Reliable, Quality, Guaranteed. Why Pay Retail? 21 Years Experience Jim 570-394-2643

1129 Gutter Repair & Cleaning


Window Cleaning. Regulars, storms, etc. Pressure washing, decks, docks, houses,Free estimates. Insured. (570) 288-6794


Handyman Services


Home repairs & improvements, custom jobs, 30 Years Experience email: ddietrick143@ Dave 570-479-8076


Painting, drywall, plumbing & all types of home repairs, also office cleaning available. 570-829-5318

The Handier Man

We fix everything! Plumbing, Electrical & Carpentry. Retired Mr. Fix It. Emergencies 23/7 609-5204 or 328-5010


All types of home repairs & alterations No job too small. Free Estimates. 570-256-3150


Hauling & Trucking

AA1AAlways C L E Ahauling, NING

cleaning attics, cellar, garage, one piece or whole Estate, also available 10 & 20 yard dumpsters.655-0695 592-1813or287-8302 AAA CLEANING A1 GENERAL HAULING Cleaning attics, cellars, garages. Demolitions, Roofing & Tree Removal. Free Est. 779-0918 or 542-5821; 814-8299


Hauling, Junk Removal Lawn Care & Yard Clean Up. Free Estimates.


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


Hauling & Trucking

AARON’S HAULING We get the job

done right! Small or Large. Garages, Yards, Houses, Construction Debris. 570-826-1883


Estate Clean outs. Tree/shrub removal Free Estimates 24 HOUR SERVICE 570-823-1811 570-239-0484


823-3788 / 817-0395 Charlie’s Charlie’s Hauling Residential & Commercial, licensed & insured. Free estimates. Whole estates, yard waste, construction Spring cleanup. 570-266-0360 or 570-829-0140


CASH PAID Good Old Stuff Glassware, Pottery Costume Jewelry Old Postcards, Books, Toys, Trains, Games, Fishing Equipment, Hunting, Military, ect. Tools, Old Hardware. 570-817-4238 or 570-287-4005 *** FREE *** PICK-UP Appliances, Grills Lawnmowers, Pipes Bicycles, AC’s Pots, Pans, Cans Nuts, Bolts, Tools Car Batteries Radiators, Wires *AFFORDABLE* House Clean - outs Basements, Attic’s Garages, Sheds (570) 817-4238


We Make Your JUNK DISAPPEAR!!! Free Estimates We Haul It All !!!



Call Us First!

That’s all you need! Free Estimates 570-592-5401


Home Restoration

Custom Made Wood Radiator Covers, shelves, tables, benches, misc woodwork. PA-046897 570-956-5963 570-454-4862



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1162 Landscaping/ Garden BASIL FRANTZ LAWN & GARDEN SERVICE Residential & Commercial Shrub Trimming & Mulching. Junk Removal. Free Est. (570) 855-8382 or (570) 675-3517

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1162 Landscaping/ Garden Brizzy’s

Arbor Care & Landscaping Tree trimming, pruning & removal. Stump Grinding, Cabling. Free Estimates Fully Insured 570-542-7265 MOWING, TRIMMING EDGING, SHRUBS & HEDGES. LAWN CARE. FULLY INSURED Call Us & Save 5% Off Your Last Bill! FREE ESTIMATES 570-814-0327 Spike & Gorilla’s Lawn Care & Outdoor Maintenance We do it all! Lawn Care - Summer packages available, concrete patios, tree trimming & removal. Gutter cleaning. Custom dog Kennels & wooden playsets. 570-702-2497




Tile Floors, Baths, Kitchens, Countertops, Brick, Block, Stone Fireplaces. Chimneys. 20 Years Experience 570-793-4754

1189 Miscellaneous Service

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


288-8995 1195


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



Painting & Wallpaper

Larry Neer’s Professional Painting

31 Yrs. Experience Hand Brush,Spray, Wood, Metal, Aluminum Siding, Decks, Handy Man Repairs, Powerwashing. Interior/Exterior Residential & Commercial 570-606-9638

Serra Painting Book Now For Spring & Save. All Work Guaranteed Satisfaction. 30 Yrs. Experience Powerwash & Paint Vinyl, Wood, Stucco Aluminum. Free Estimates You Can’t Lose! 570-822-3943 www.NEPABest 888-809-3750 Bonded & Insured Waterproofing, Insulation Windows, Roofing Painting, Electrical Siding, Lawn Care Landscaping Drywall, Masonry 24/7 888-809-3750


Paving & Excavating


3 Generations of experience. Celebrating 76 years of Pride & Tradition! CALL NOW & Get The 1st Seal Coating FREE with signed contract. Licensed and Insured. Free estimates.

570-474-6329 Lic.# PA021520 Mountain Top

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


Photo Services




ŠPer coat, average room, 9’x12’ ŠBest quality Sherwin- Williams® paint included. ŠCeiling, trim, additional coat(s) additional charge. Call for more details


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


Roofing & Siding

J&F ROOFING SPECIALISTS All types of roofing. Repairs & Installation 25 Years Experience Licensed / Insured Free Estimates Reliable Service Lifetime Shingles on all roofs for same price as 30 year. 570-855-4259


570-824-6381 Roof Repairs & New Roofs. Shingle, Slate, Hot Built Up, Rubber, Gutters & Chimney Repairs. Year Round. Licensed/Insured ŠFREE EstimatesŠ

Jim Harden


New Roofs & Repairs, Shingles, Rubber, Slate, Gutters, Chimney Repairs. Credit Cards accepted. FREE ESTIMATES! Licensed-Insured EMERGENCIES

Mister “V” Constr uction

Year Round Roof Specialist Specializing In All Types of Roofs, Siding, Chimneys & Roof Repairs Low Prices Free Estimates Licensed & Insured 28 Years Experience 570-829-5133

Licensed, insured, fast service 570-735-0846


No Fumes, No Odor Ideal for Occupied Areas. Minor Repairs. Residential & Commercial. Evening Hours

D & D REMODELING From decks and kitchens to roofs, and baths, etc. WE DO IT ALL!!!!!!! CALL US FOR ALL OF YOUR INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR REMODELING NEEDS 570-406-9387 Licensed/Insured YOU’VE TRIED THE REST NOW CALL THE BEST!!!

WINTER ROOFING Special $1.29 s/f

Painting & Wallpaper

Int./Ext. Experts! Aluminum, Wood & Deck Staining Free Estimates Licensed-Insured 30 Years Experience Book Now & Receive 10% Off 570-283-5714

1249 Remodeling & Repairs

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY by Walt & Marge Packages to fit all budgets 570-379-2311


Plumbing & Heating

PLUMBING/ HEATING PROBLEMS??? Fast Service. Heating System Tune Ups. All of Your Plumbing & Heating Needs. Competitive Rates Licensed & Fully Insured 24 Hour Service PA 059141 570-497-1889


Pressure Washing

DONE-RIGHT Pressure Washing Patios, decks, siding, concrete. Serving Lackawanna & Luzerne Counties. 570-655-4004 Wanna make a speedy sale? Place your ad today 570829-7130.


Tree Care


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Window Service

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