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storied program and had signage follow them out the door. Two firms with area links At least two companies with inside Beaver Stadium. ponder ending sponsorship of Casino CEO Bobby Soper Northeastern Pennsylvania ties Penn State football. are considering the same course. would neither confirm nor deny
By ANDREW M. SEDER aseder@timesleader.com

Companies may cut PSU grid ties

Ranking will drop
By ANDREW M. SEDER aseder@timesleader.com

KERRI AND MISTY ARE GOLDEN AGAIN Americans Kerri Walsh Jennings, right, and Misty May-Treanor react during the podium ceremony after winning the womens gold medal beach volleyball match Wednesday. Walsh Jennings and May-Treanor beat fellow Americans April Ross and Jennifer Kessy 21-16, 21-16 to win the gold for the third consecutive Olympics. 6B

When State Farm Insurance announced it was ending its sponsorship relationship with the Penn State football program in light of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, many thought more sponsors would

Dennis Curtin, spokesman for Sunbury-based grocery store chain Weis Markets, would issue only a brief comment on the situation. We have a sponsorship and are currently reviewing our options, he said. The 2011 season was the first that Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs served as a sponsor of the

that the casino has ended its agreement with the program. For us its a business decision, ultimately, Soper said. Its nothing personal. Its a question of how we allocate marketing dollars. Is it the best use of funds? Its a very objective decision on our part.
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The ongoing sexual abuse scandal and loss of sponsorships will lower Penn States ranking in future years, according to Forbes magazine, which publishes an annual list of most valuable college football programs. In 2010, the most recent rankings released, the school was third, behind Notre Dame and See RANKING, Page 10A

Texas. It was the second consecutive year the State College school attained the ranking. This years rankings were not impacted by the Jerry Sandusky scandal, but we expect the team to fall quite a bit in future rankings. Cars.com and an estimated half-dozen other companies pulled their ads from tele-

L-L teachers learn advantages of iPad

Waivers put focus back on welfare


FELIX LEADS STRONG U.S. DAY ON TRACK American Allyson Felix won the gold in the womens 200 meters and American Carmelita Jeter won the bronze. Aries Merritt then won the mens 110 hurdles for the U.S., and Brittney Reese claimed the womens long jump title. Lashinda Demus was second in the womens 400 hurdles. 1B

Obamas move illustrates how much program has changed.


NBC Track and Field - Qualifying Rounds; Womens Water Polo - Gold Medal Final, U.S. vs. Spain,; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. NBC SPORTS NETWORK Womens Soccer - Gold Medal Final U.S. vs. Japan; Womens Basketball Semifinal, U.S. vs. Australia; 8 a.m.-8 p.m. NBC OLYMPIC BASKETBALL CHANNEL Womens Basketball - Semifinals, Noon-Midnight NBC OLYMPIC SOCCER CHANNEL Womens Soccer - Gold Medal Final, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. NBC Track and field: finals in mens 200m, decathlon, mens 800m, mens triple jump. Womens diving: platform gold medal final. 8 p.m.-11:05 p.m. LONDON 2012 OLYMPICS

Shiny new Apple

EHMAN TWP. Teachers became the pranksters Wednesday morning, using new iPads to project images on the screen behind the man who thought he was in control. Video clips of parachutists, exotic wildlife and a Lexus luxury SUV ap-

Melissa Jarnot, a teacher at Ross Elementary School in the Lake-Lehman School District, had her picture taken and some creative text added by fellow classmates at a seminar for iPad users at Lake-Lehman High School.

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peared where examples of classroom lessons should have been. Lake-Lehman Technology Director Brian Murphy laughed it off each time he turned around to see his digital domain usurped, but the instigators were proving the double-edged nature of the districts newest learning tool: The

350 Apple iPads invading all district schools this fall will give students unprecedented ability to collaborate and demonstrate; they will also give students room for a little wireless mischief.
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Many at risk lacking subsidence coverage

By MARK GUYDISH mguydish@timesleader.com


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More than 200,000 people living in 40 Luzerne County municipalities could be at risk of sustaining property damage from mine subsidence. Yet there are just 4,935 mine subsidence insurance policies issued throughout the county by the state Department of Environmental Protection. DEP recently announced a reduction in Mine Subsidence Insurance program premiums, by about 15 percent for a residence and by more than 50 percent for a non-residence. The nonprofit and self-sustaining insurance program covers losses from damage caused by abandoned coal or clay mines and by sudden discharge of water that may be See SUBSIDENCE, Page 10A
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contained in a mine void. Such damage is usually not covered by homeowner policies, according to the DEP, which is why the MSI program was started in 1961. There are currently about 57,000 policyholders statewide, DEP spokeswoman Amanda Witman said, while there are about 1 million people living in areas with potential for mine subsidence. It shows there is quite a disparity, Witman said. Property owners can see if they should consider purchasing MSI by logging onto www.paMSI.org and typing in their zip code, then choosing their municipality. If the site reports that mining has oc-


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WASHINGTON Welfare is causing a ruckus in the presidential campaign. But the program is a shadow of its old self from the 1970s, when Ronald Reagan used the image of welfare queens to assail government poverty programs promoted by liberals. Nowadays government cash assistance to the poor is mainly conditioned on work. And the Obama administration waivers excoriated by Mitt Romney as gutting welfare reform are unlikely to reverse that basic policy, as even some architects of work requirements acknowledge. If Washington were different and ... people could sit down and reason together, its not impossible to think that Republicans and Democrats would come to an agreement on waivers similar to what the administration is proposing, said Ron Haskins, co-director of the Brookings Center on Children and Families. As a senior House GOP aide in the 1990s, Haskins helped write the original welfare-to-work legislation. The Obama administration says it does not want to waive work requirements, but instead primarily federal administrative rules, including some that tie up state caseworkers who could be serving clients. The 1996 welfare reform law replaced a federal entitlement with grants to the states, while putting a time limit on aid and requiring recipients to eventually go to work. Welfare caseloads declined for years before the recession, and there are only about 2 million families on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF for short. Former GOP aide Haskins said the Obama administration was wrong to roll out its waiver plan without first getting the advice and consent of congressional Republicans. But he added, There is merit to what the administration is proposing, and I dont see how you can get to the conclusion that the waiver provision undermines welfare reform and it eliminates the work requirement. Moreover, with or without waivSee WELFARE, Page 10A

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Late taxes putting crimp on budget

By SARAH HITE shite@timesleader.com

Moosic wont let European American Action Coalition use park on Saturday.
By STEVE MOCARSKY smocarsky@timesleader.com

White rights group denied

he said yes. Then it was in the paper yesterday that hes having a rally there and hes not from Moosic. According to whiteadvocate.com the website of the European American Action Coalition -- the group planned to have its third annual European American Heritage Celebration on Saturday at the park, and Merlin Miller, a filmmaker and presidential candidate for the American Third Position Party, was to be the special guest speaker. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, The American Third Position is a political party initially established by racist Southern California skinheads that aims to deport immigrants and return the United States to white rule. A post on the coalition website states the Saturday celebration was canceled due to the borough of Moosic shutting the event down. The poster, identified only as Ryan, threatened retaliation. The borough of Moosic has violated our freedom of speech and our right to peacefully assemble action WILL be taken against the borough for their discriminatory acts against the EAAC. Please visit our site at whiteadvoate.com

KINGSTON TWP. Supervisors discussed the townships dwindling funds at a meeting Wednesday as the county earned income tax collector has not delivered funds as promised. Chairman James Reino Jr. said the township is more than $600,000 short of this years budget due to the late-coming dollars. After this months bills are paid only $143,000 remains in the general fund. This affects us most because our township depends mostly on EIT (earned income tax) collections as W H AT S a main source of inNEXT come, said Reino. The next Kingston The board voted Township Board of Supervisors meet- to seek proposals for a tax anticipaing will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 tion note, which is in the municipal akin to a loan from building. a financial lending institution that would cover the budget shortfall. The supervisors would only take out such a loan if the township was in dire financial straits, and it would need to pay back that dollar amount of the loan plus interest, which would fall on the backs of taxpayers. Reino said if this does happen, the board plans to ask Don Wilkinson/ CENTAX to cover the interest costs due to its inability to provide the income tax in the first place. This is outrageous that theyre not complying with the requirements, said Supervisor Jeffrey Box of the company. In other business, supervisors appointed the following two residents to township boards: Thomas Festa, of Shavertown, to the planning commission; and Kim Helson, of Shavertown, to the recreation board. There are still several vacancies on the township recreation board. Residents may send a letter of interest to the municipal building at 180 E. Center St., Shavertown, PA 18708 or email info@kingstontownship.com. The board also approved the installation of five fire hydrants on Perrin Avenue, West Mount Airy Road and Roushey Street as part of the proposed water main replacement project by United Water Pennsylvania. The annual cost to maintain these hydrants is about $950.

MOOSIC Borough officials have rescinded permission for a white peoples rights group to have a celebration at the borough park on Saturday, and the group is calling the action discriminatory. Council President John Mercatili said on Wednesday that Steve Smith, a Luzerne County Republican Party committeeman-elect from Pittston, had called the borough to reserve the park pavilion some time ago and Mercatili only recently discovered through a newspaper story that Smith resides in Pittston. Smith made headlines a few weeks after winning the Republican nod for committeeman in Pittstons 4th District when Democrats picked up on the fact that he was a former director of the Keystone State Skinheads. But Mercatili said Smiths political affiliation is not the point of contention. We have a policy: Its for Moosic residents, Mercatili said of reservations for use of the pavilion. We asked him if hes a resident of Moosic and

for the latest news and updates, the post states. Mercatili insists its not the groups connection to white supremacy that spurred the revocation of permission to hold the event, but rather the issue of residency. By law, we cant deny them because of their political beliefs, Mercatili said. But were denying them on the fact that he lied. We take people at their word here in Moosic. But when we found out they lied about where theyre from who wants liars in the neighborhood? Smith, who could not be reached for comment on Wednesday, told The Times Leader on June 1 that he no longer served as director for the Keystone State Skinheads and that he currently served as director for the local chapter of the coalition, which describes itself as an advocacy group for white Americans. Smith in June said he believed the state Democratic Party was engaging in a political ballgame by bringing up his past, which includes a 2003 federal conviction for ethnic intimidation and terroristic threats relating to the assault of a black man in Scranton by himself and two other members of the Keystone State Skinheads.

Luzerne eyes Mascaro for refuse removal

By STEVEN FONDO Times Leader Correspondent

MIDDAY DRAWING DAILY NUMBER 6-7-2 (DOUBLE DRAW 46-8) BIG 4 1-4-4-1 QUINTO 0-8-4-4-6 TREASURE HUNT 14-16-19-23-24 NIGHTLY DRAWING DAILY NUMBER 4-9-0 BIG 4 3-6-0-1 QUINTO 2-7-4-5-4 CASH 5 03-05-31-40-42 POWERBALL 03-07-11-15-28 POWER BALL 12
HARRISBURG No players matched all five winning numbers drawn in Wednesdays Pennsylvania Cash 5 game, so the jackpot will be worth $975,000. Lottery officials said 130 players matched four numbers and won $317.50 each; 5,362 players matched three numbers and won $13 each; and 70,043 players matched two numbers and won $1 each. There was no jackpot winner in the Tuesday Mega Millions drawing, but a player from Tennessee matched the first 5 numbers for a $250,000 prize. Fridays drawing will be worth $29 million.

LUZERNE Borough council announced on Wednesday that JP Mascaro was the low bidder for the boroughs refuse removal service. Council President Mike Jancuska said council will vote to officially award the contract after a review by the members of council along with the borough solicitor. Mascaro was among three refuse companies vying for the boroughs trash removal business, with each quoting one-, three- and five-year contract rates. Mascaros five-year figure of $517,000 was low bid. In other business, council: Voted unanimously to award the contract for the Walnut Street paving project to low bidder Pennsy Supply at a bid of $94,000. Voted unanimously to approve the purchase of a new wood-structure swing set for Charles Street Park at a cost of $2,000. Council members announced there is already more than $1,500 in the parks account.

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LIU re-elects its officers for 2012-2013

By GERI GIBBONS Times Leader Correspondent


Drivers in downtown Wilkes-Barre who endured the single lanes, the flaggers and the lack of on-street parking for the past two weeks with the paving of North Main Street will have a smooth road to ride on. The last of the lanes were paved Wednesday. Once that was finished, the dump trucks, rollers and paving equipment moved on to another job.

KINGSTON The Luzerne Intermediate Unit re-elected officers for 20122013 during a reorganizational meeting on Wednesday night. Mark Kornoski of Lake-Lehman School District was re-elected president; Peter Lanza, Northwest Area, vice president; Christine Katsock, Wilkes-Barre Area, secretary; and Cindy Donlin, Greater Nanticoke Area, treasurer. They were sworn in by District Judge David Barilla. Executive Director Anthony Grieco credited the officers and the board with an excellent collaborative approach to providing service to students served by the LIU. Phil Pack was recognized with a plaque and a scrapbook commemorating his service to students in overseeing the annual Project Endeavour Enrichment Program in cooperation with NASA since 1999. Although I am retiring, I believe the LIU will continue to support science programs with enthusiasm, said Pack, noting the wealth of scientific talent in the Valley. Philomena Covert, director of curriculum and instruction, said she was looking forward to a very busy year in preparing for revised standardized testing and maintaining a high quality program. Covert noticed the new Pa. Common Core model teaches students not just to memorize, but also to develop the ability to think logically, preparing them for their future.

WILKES-BARRE PPL spokesman Lohn Levitski said 875 customers in the Parsons section lost power around 10:15 a.m. Wednesday in an outage caused by a motor vehicle crash on Kidder Street. Power was restored to 874 customers within 50 minutes and to the final customer by 2:50 p.m. Police did not have information immediately available. HANOVER TWP. A man was arrested Wednesday on heroin trafficking charges. Korey Albert Pahler, 29, of Mark Drive, Marion Terrace apartments, was arraigned on charges of three counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and two counts of possession of a controlled substance. He was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $25,000 bail. Drug agents with township police and the state Office of Attorney Generals Luzerne County Drug Task Force served two search warrants at apartments in the 1000 and 1700 block of Mark Drive and seized 38 heroin packets and $5,383. A preliminary hearing is scheduled on Oct. 2 before District Judge Joseph Halesey in Hanover Township. LARKSVILLE A man was arraigned Wednesday in Wilkes-Barre Central Court on charges he assaulted a woman with a pillow and threatened to kill her. Louis Brockway, 42, of Wilson Street, Larksville, was charged with terroristic

threats, simple assault and harassment. He was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $10,000 bail. Police allege Brockway struck his girlfriend multiple times with a pillow and threatened to kill her during an argument inside his residence Tuesday night, according to the criminal complaint. A preliminary hearing is scheduled on Aug. 16 before District Judge David Barilla in Swoyersville. HAZLETON A man was arraigned Tuesday in Wilkes-Barre Central Court on drug-related charges. Manuel Blijden, 26, of West First Street, Hazleton, was charged with 13 counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, and one count each of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, driving with a suspended license and two traffic violations. He was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $10,000 bail. Police allege Blijden was driving a Jeep Cherokee that may have been involved in a domestic dispute on Wyoming and Broad streets on Tuesday. While police attempted to obtain the license plate number, Blijden drove at a high rate of speed. Police said they found marijuana, two cell phones and more than $1,000 inside the vehicle after Blijden stopped, according to the criminal complaint. A preliminary hearing is scheduled on Aug. 15. EXETER The Luzerne County Checkpoint Program will be conducting

a DUI event in Exeter Borough today through Sunday. HAZLETON City police said they investigated gunfire in the area of Third and Seybert streets at 8:22 p.m. Monday. No injuries were reported. PLYMOUTH TWP. State police at Wyoming arrested Alfred Wierzbolowicz, 53, of Plymouth, on charges he assaulted a woman Sunday inside a residence on Prospect Street. Wierzbolowicz was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, terroristic threats, reckless endangerment and harassment. He was jailed at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $10,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled on Aug. 15 before District Judge Donald Whittaker in Nanticoke. COALDALE A Hazleton woman faces drug possession charges after hospital staff discovered packets of alleged heroin on her when they were treating her for an overdose, police said. State police in Frackville said Mychal Lauren Beltrami, 27, was brought to St. Lukes Medical Center in Coaldale, Schuylkill County, after a drug overdose in front of the Dollar General store at Jamesway Plaza in Tamaqua on April 10. While treating her, hospital personnel discovered 10 packets of a powdery substance on her and because they were suspected to contain illegal drugs, were turned over to state police. A laboratory analysis confirmed the substance as heroin, state police said.

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Chlorine leak resolved

Emergency crews responded to a liquid chlorine leak at the Conyngham Borough Water Authority just before 9 a.m. Wednesday, but the issue was quickly resolved and there was no danger to the public, officials said. About 20 gallons of chlorine leaked into a storm pipe and a culvert before workers were able to shut off a valve, said Colleen Connolly, spokeswoman for the state Department of Environmental Protection. One worker overcome by fumes was taken to a hospital. Information on the workers condition was not available. Connolly said DEP inspectors were on scene trying to determine what caused the leak. Kevin Tarapchak, assistant fire chief for Valley Regional Fire and Rescue, said crews neutralized the chlorine so that it could be cleaned up. They also conducted air quality tests to ensure there was no danger.

Area man 3rd recent hit-and-run victim

Man detained after cyclist Richard Stadts, 73, died after he was struck.
By EDWARD LEWIS elewis@timesleader.com

Lisman said. Stadts was riding a bicycle in the area of Stookeys restaurant when he was COURTESY OF WNEP-TV struck by a veStadts hicle at about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, state police Trooper Martin Connors said. A passing motorist who witnessed a vehicle swerve helped state police track the car to a Hunlock Township residence on Hartman Road. State police went to the Hartman Road residence where they detained the alleged driver,



PLYMOUTH TWP. -- An elderly man struck by a vehicle on Route 11 died Wednesday, the third hit-and-run fatality in the area in recent weeks. Richard Stadts, 73, of West Nanticoke, died at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township, at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Luzerne County Acting Coroner William

Matthew Perkins, 19. Perkins was later released, Connors said, adding that charges would be filed pending an investigation. The witness, driving in another vehicle, observed a car swerve, not knowing Stadts had been struck. The witness wrote down the license plate number out of concern when the two vehicles stopped at a traffic signal at state Route 29, Connors said. Connors said the witness later drove through the same area and saw paramedics and state police at the accident scene. He stopped and provided information that led us to this in-

dividual, Connors said. He said there was physical evidence at the scene where Stadts was struck. Stadts was wearing a reflective vest and had lights on his bicycle. An autopsy is scheduled today at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, Lisman said. Stadts is the third person to die in hit-and-run incidents in recent weeks: Rebecca McCallick, 19, died after being struck by a vehicle in front of her apartment at 199 Hazle Ave., Wilkes-Barre, on July 24. Wilkes-Barre police are

searching for a vehicle of interest, a dark-colored pickup truck. City police charged Danielle Castrignano, 20, of Kingston, with leaving the scene after striking Corey Ryan, 20, at South River and West Northampton streets, on June 15. Ryan, who was wheelchair bound, died June 29 at a hospice in Dunmore from injuries suffered in the crash, according to the Lackawanna County Coroners Office. Castrignano surrendered to authorities on June 16. She told police she believed she had struck a shopping cart, according to the criminal complaint.

Gun owners armed with knowledge

Prosecution responds
Prosecutors in the case of Hugo Selenski, accused in a double homicide, have asked a judge to throw out an appeal by Selenskis attorneys. The attorneys appealed a ruling made by Judge Fred Pierantoni that upheld charges filed against Selenski. Selenski, 38, is facing a potential death penalty if Selenski convicted in the deaths of Tammy Fassett and Michael Kerkowski, both of whom were 37 when they died. Investigators allege Selenski killed Fassett and Kerkowski on May 3, 2002. Prosecutors said in a filing Wednesday that the defense attorneys appeal is frivolous amounting to nothing more than a wholly improper attempt to circumvent the trial courts ability to quash the appeal by finding it frivolous and obtain another delay in trial. No hearing date has been set.


Director: Airport has plans to be open 2013

Report that funding cuts could shut down W-B/Scranton Airport questioned.
By BILL OBOYLE boboyle@timesleader.com


Four victims discharged

All four lightning strike victims who were transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest after Sundays Pennsylvania 400 NASCAR race have been discharged, hospital spokesman Brian Downs said Wednesday. The first patient was discharged on Monday and the other three were discharged Tuesday, Downs said. Spokespeople at two other hospitals where victims were transported to, Pocono Medical Center and Geisinger Wyoming Valley, said privacy policies prohibit them from releasing that information. The two lightning strikes sent nine to area hospitals and killed Brian Zimmerman, 41, of Moosic.

Serious stuff
JON OCONNELL Times Leader Correspondent

Luzerne County Community College weapons instructor Randy Shaw, right, talks with Ray Arellano and Ellen Evers of Wilkes-Barre at a Wilkes-Barre Crime Watch meeting Wednesday evening.

Arraignment postponed

A federal judge postponed the arraignment of attorney Anthony Lupas on a revised indictment that alleges he stole more than $6 million from investors. Lupas, 77, of Plains Township, was scheduled to appear Wednesday before U.S. District Judge Robert Mariani to be arraigned on 29 counts of mail fraud and two counts of conspiracy. The judge did not indicate the reason for the postponement or set a new Lupas date. Lupas attorneys, William Ruzzo and Joseph Blazosek, have questioned if Lupas is competent to stand trial. Mariani recently ordered Lupas to continue to undergo treatment by a physician who specializes in geriatric medicine. The physician will issue a report on Lupas competency within four months. Prosecutors say Lupas bilked eight investors by falsely portraying money they gave him had been invested in a trust fund. He was initially indicted in March on one count of mail fraud. A grand jury issued a second indictment on July 31 adding the additional charges.

ILKES-BARRE WilkesBarres Crime Watch Coalition hosted a follow-up firearms safety seminar Wednesday night to answer questions asked at a safety seminar last month about using firearms for protection. Leading the discussion with about 60 citizens from across the county, Luzerne County Community College firearms instructor Randy Shaw stressed the importance of knowledge. This is serious stuff, Shaw said. As gun owners, as homeowners, you have to have the knowledge of what you can and cannot do. Shaw, assisted by Luzerne

County Detective Chaz Balogh, explained Pennsylvanias Castle Doctrine, which states, in summary, that citizens have the right to stand their ground and resort to deadly force if they fear their life is in danger or if they feel the threat of serious bodily injury. Before its revision last year, the law stated that a citizen had a duty to flee before resorting to force. The duo fielded questions from the audience and identified situations that justify using deadly force, and a few that do not. They said that a burglar simply standing in someones home, regardless of whether he is there illegally or not, poses no threat to the residents health, and cannot

be shot. However, if the intruder moves aggressively toward the resident, circumstances will have changed and may require force be used. Repeatedly through the seminar, Shaw asked residents to consider if they would be able to explain the event to an officer should they use deadly force. He said that when its all said and done, and someone is dead, the ability to articulately justify a decision could be what keeps a person out of jail. Just like a police officer cannot use excessive force in the line of duty, a citizen has to abide by the same rules, he said.

Arbitration gives county detectives pay, benefits

By JENNIFER LEARN-ANDES jandes@timesleader.com

An arbitration award has granted Luzerne County detectives the same pay and benefits rejected by a county council majority in May. The countys 10 detectives will receive no raise this year and 2 percent increases the remaining four years of the contract. Existing detectives will continue receiving length-of-service bonuses based on a formula that resulted in payments ranging from $498 to $13,530 in 2011. New detectives would receive flat amounts from $400 for five years of employment up to $1,500 for more than 20 years. Health care coverage contributions for current detectives will be 10 percent or monthly payments of $30 for individual coverage and $100 for family, depending on the hiring date. Future hires will pay 12 percent toward

health care. A new clause allows qualifying detectives over age 55 to receive health care until theyre eligible for Medicare if they voluntarily leave employment. Detectives will continue receiving 18 sick days per year, though new hires will be capped at 10 days annually. County Manager Robert Lawton had recommended passage. Some of the opposing council members said the proposal didnt provide enough concessions. Council members who supported the pact said they feared the county would end up paying more through arbitration. Council Chairman Jim Bobeck, who was against sending the proposal to arbitration, said Wednesday the county gained nothing. The county never wins with added payout for arbitrators to get the exact same thing it had in the first place, Bobeck said.

The county paid $8,767 for a legal representative and fees associated with the arbitration, records show. County council must vote on the arbitration award for it to take effect. Past commissioners had discussed the possibility of rejecting raises and other arbitration mandates if taxes had to be raised to fund them, but they never acted on the threat. Union officials said they would file a grievance if the county refused to honor a binding arbitration award. The only omission in the detective arbitration award was a clause addressing promotions based on seniority, officials said. The administration added the clause in the proposed contract to comply with merit-driven promotion procedures in the home rule charter and personnel code. Lawton told council in an email the contract could save up to $600,000 per year if five detectives leave and are not replaced.

PITTSTON TWP. Airport Director Barry Centini said he found incredulous a report that suggests the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport and more than 100 others are facing such severe funding cuts that they could be forced to close. I dont see it happening, honestly, Centini said Wednesday. I dont know the organization that did the study. Weve not gotten one inkling of any doom on the horizon not one call from the Federal Aviation Administration nothing. Our plans are we are open for business and plan to be come 2013. According to an analysis released by the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., as many as 106 U.S. airports including Wilkes-Barre/Scranton could lose air traffic control service and effectively be shut down under automatic spending cuts scheduled to take effect Jan. 2. Scott Lilly, a CAP senior fellow and former director of the House Appropriations Committee, used the Federal Aviation Administration as an example to illustrate in vivid detail the effects of automatic spending cuts known as sequestration. Unless Congress finds an alternative approach to cutting the deficit by January, Lilly said, many federal agencies will face $1.2 trillion in across-the-board spending cuts over 10 years. The FAA is only one small example of the kind of mindless economic chaos that these across-the-board cuts are likely to create, Lilly said. National parks will be closed. Key regulatory functions will be curtailed. Law enforcement will be crippled. Border security will be sacrificed. And our capacity to deal with problems around the world like Syria, North Korea or the new government in Egypt will be compromised. Lillys study said the FAA will have to slash its budget in 2013 by about $1.35 billion, according to his calculations. And, Lilly said, FAA officials will be unable to shield air traffic control (or any other FAA-funded service) from cuts. To minimize disruption, Lilly said, FAA officials will likely be forced to cut air traffic service at airports where they would have the least impact on the traveling public the smaller airports. Lilly said its not too late for Congress to avoid the economic calamity of sequestration. U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Hazleton, said it would be premature to comment on this report until the FAA weighs in on any possible closures. The real problem the nation faces is the Senates inability or unwillingness to pass a budget that properly funds our government, said Barletta, a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Inaction by the Senate is sending our federal government and its employees off a fiscal cliff. As for sequestration, Barletta said he was glad to vote for HR 5872, which would require the president to submit to Congress a detailed preview of the sequestration required by the Budget Control Act and how the spending cuts are to be implemented. U.S. Rep. Tom Marino, R-Lycoming Township, said he is confident common sense measures can be put in place to avoid the cuts.
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Stabbing suspect asks for release

By SHEENA DELAZIO sdelazio@timesleader.com

Popular flea market in new home

By TERRIE MORGAN-BESECKER tmorgan@timesleader.com

Fired prof appeals dismissal of lawsuit

WILKES-BARRE A West Hazleton man charged with stabbing another man in the leg after a fight in June 2011 has asked to be released from prison on bail because it has been more than 180 days since his arrest and he has not yet been brought to trial. Pedro Delgado, 25, of North Third Street, appeared in Luzerne County Court on Wednesday for a pre-trial hearing with his attorney, Mark Bufalino. Delgado was charged on June 19, 2011, after an altercation on 3rd and Mine streets in Hazleton, where Wendy Henriquez told police Delgado stabbed him in the leg. In February, Delgado asked that he be released on nominal bail because has had been jailed for more than 180 days. Early last month, Delgado also made a request to have the charges against him dismissed because it had been more than 365 days since his arrest and he had yet to stand trial a violation of his speedy trial rights. Judge Lesa Gelb ordered that Catholic Social Services come up with a plan and assessment of where Delgado will go and what he will do if released before she addresses the nominal bail issue. Gelb set another hearing on the request for Aug. 28. Delgado also expressed concerns that he still has not been scheduled to stand trial on two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of simple assault and one count each of reckless endangerment and harassment. Gelb scheduled a tentative trial date for Oct. 9.


Anthony Richards tends the Dunns Fruit Farm stand at the Pocono Bazaar flea market in Marshalls Creek.

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By ANDREW M. SEDER aseder@timesleader.com

ARSHALLS CREEK Seven months after closing, organizers of the Pocono Bazaar flea market now have a new home two miles north of where it had been located for decades. The flea market one of the largest in Northeast Pennsylvania had been a regional draw since it opened 29 years ago.

Closed Dec. 31 at its longtime home along U.S. Route 209, the flea market reopened July 6 in another part of Marshalls Creek in what was once the Foxmoor Village Shopping Center. Located off Route 209, the center has turned vacant stores into vendor space and the courtyard bustles with tables full of items for sale each weekend. It now is called Pocono Square Mall. The parking lot is filled with

cars every Saturday and Sunday, said Wayne Rohner, the zoning officer for Middle Smithfield Township. The mall has been revived because of it. It was pretty much a dead zone. It now has weekend life. A subsidiary of the development company that owns the Stroud Mall in Stroudsburg and more than 130 other malls and shopping centers plans to open a 103,000-square-foot shopping center on the 12.6-acre former flea market site. Among the stores slated to occupy the center when it opens next year are a Rite Aid and a Price Chopper grocery store, Rohner said. The Pocono Square Mall, in addition to the flea market vendors, has a movie theater, salon, PNC

Bank, church, the townships library, an army/navy store and a dollar store. Messages left with flea market officials were not returned Wednesday. For years, getting to this part of the township, especially the old flea market grounds, was difficult as traffic congestion along Route 209 was well known to motorists. A long-stalled bypass remained in the planning stages for a decade before finally opening in June. The new road, Rohner said, has helped tremendously. The bypass works, Rohner said. What might have been a 45minute slow crawl from I-80 now takes less than 15 minutes on most days, he added. To date, the project has cost nearly $40 million.

WILKES-BARRE A former Penn State Wilkes-Barre professor who was fired for plagiarism has appealed a Luzerne County judges ruling that dismissed a lawsuit he filed against the university. Mohamad Nouri of McLean, Va., filed suit in 2006, alleging two university officials improperly revealed information about the plagiarism case that led another college to revoke an employment offer. Judge Lesa Gelb recently dismissed the lawsuit, finding that Nouri had not presented evidence to support his allegation that the university officials acted in bad faith. Nouri, a mathematics professor, was fired in April 2004 after an investigation revealed he had plagiarized the work of other professors and students. According to court papers, Nouri was offered a position at Catholic University for the 2005-06 academic year. The college later revoked that offer based on information it obtained about the Penn State plagiarism case. Nouri alleged two Penn State Wilkes-Barre officials, Rodney Erickson, vice provost, and Mary Hines, chancellor, interfered with his contractual relationship with Catholic University by revealing information about the case to Dr. John Convey, the provost at Catholic University. In a June 29 opinion dismis-

sing the case, Gelb said pre-trial evidence showed that Convey learned about the plagiarism case when he came across a website run by Nouri that contained news articles about his termination. In an affidavit, Convey said he had spoken to Erikson, but that Erickson only confirmed that the news articles were accurate. Gelb noted civil law statutes say an employer may be liable for disclosing information about an employee only if the information is false or misleading. If the employer acted in good faith, it is immune from liability. In Nouris case, Gelb said it was clear that Convey based his decision on information he obtained from articles posted on Nouris website. The only evidence established by the plaintiff confirms that he disclosed his website and his problems at Pennsylvania State University to members of Catholic University. This evidence does not in any way establish that Penn State or Dr. Erickson did anything inappropriate, Gelb said. Gelb also dismissed the case against Hines, finding that, contrary to Nouris allegations, Hines was not even employed at Penn State at the time Convey was alleged to have spoken to her. Nouri, acting as his own attorney, filed an appeal Monday of Gelbs ruling to the state Superior Court.

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Motive for Sikh sanctuary shooting still unknown


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A demonstrator wears a mask depicting the late Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet during a student march Wednesday to demand free education in Santiago, Chile. Police used water cannons and tear gas to break up the protest and three buses were set ablaze.

MILWAUKEE Theres no trial to prepare, no jury to persuade, no judge to hand down a sentence. Wade Michael Page is dead, having shot himself in the head after killing six people at a Sikh temple outside Milwaukee. Police initially said an officer killed Page, but Teresa Carlson, the FBIs special agent in charge in Milwaukee, said Wednesday that Page shot himself in the head and died of that wound. Although detectives have interviewed more than 100 people, combed through Pages email and recovered hundreds of pieces of evidence from his residences to the temple, their findings might never be presented in court. Federal investigators are developing theories but also may never know for

certain why he chose to attack total strangers in a holy place. Were trying to piece together, and eventually we will piece together as much as we can, said Steven Conley, assistant agent in charge of national security for the FBI in Milwaukee. We will have a good idea of the motive by the time this investigation is done. But again, why that building, that temple, at that time, that may have died with Page. Detectives are sifting through Pages life, assembling the biography of a man who apparently had few relatives, a spotty work history and a thin criminal record. Carlson said investigators havent linked anyone else to the attack or found any kind of note left by Page. Still, the Sikh community holds out hope. We just want to get to the bottom of what motivated him to do it, said

Amardeep Singh, an executive with the New York-based Sikh Coalition. Its important to acknowledge why they lost their lives. Page, a 40-year-old Army veteran, opened fire with a 9 mm pistol at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin shortly before Sunday services. The dead included temple President Satwant Singh Kaleka, who was shot as he tried to fend off Page with a butter knife. Page shot a responding police officer at least eight times in the parking lot before another officer wounded him. It was then that Page shot and killed himself, Carlson said. A native of Littleton, Colo., Page had a record of minor alcohol-related crimes in Texas, Colorado and North Carolina. He was demoted during a stint in the AP PHOTO Army for getting drunk on duty and going AWOL before he was discharged in A vigil is held Tuesday in Oak Creek, Wis., for the Sikh temple victims. 1998.

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U.S. July is hottest ever, say scientists

2012s average of 77.6 degrees in Lower 48 states breaks old record of 77.4 from 1936.


George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin in Florida, will probably not face trial until early next year, his lawyers said. The Zimmerman case was scheduled on Wednesday for a docket sounding, a pro forma court procedure in which the court is given an update on the progress in the proceedings. However, Judge Kenneth R. Lester on Tuesday granted a defense request to continue the matter -- that is, push the docket sounding back -- until Oct. 3. Zimmerman is charged with seconddegree murder in the shooting death of Martin, an unarmed African-American teenager, in Sanford, Fla., on Feb. 26. Zimmerman has acknowledged shooting Martin, but has insisted that he acted in self-defense, invoking Floridas so-called stand-your-ground law. Zimmerman is out of jail after posting a $1 million bail bond.

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Smarter than the average bear raids candy shop

By COLLEEN SLEVIN Associated Press

A woman who allegedly tried to steal a newborn baby from a California hospital after faking a pregnancy will face charges of kidnapping and five felony counts of first-degree burglary, prosecutors said Wednesday. Grisel Ramirez, 48, of Garden Grove was scheduled for arraignment Wednesday afternoon and prosecutors planned to ask that she be held on $1 million bail, the Orange County district attorneys office said in a statement. If convicted, she faces up to 17 years and eight months in state prison. Ramirez posed as a visitor to enter Garden Grove Medical Center, where she attempted to abduct a baby Monday, Lt. Jeff Nightengale said Tuesday.

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DENVER A bear in a candy store is nothing like a bull in a china shop. At least not this one. A black bear went in and out of a Colorado candy store multiple times early one July morning, but he used the front door and didnt break a thing. The bear did, however, steal some treats from the Estes Park store, including English toffee and some chocolate-chip cookies dipped in caramel and milk chocolate called cookie bears. Surveillance video at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory showed the bear prying open the door and grabbing some candy near the regis-

ters. He took the treats outside and ate them, then returned for more. The bear made seven trips in about 15 minutes, finally leaving after a passing car apparently scared him away. Store owner Jo Adams said Wednesday the bear managed to pop open the door because the deadbolt wasnt completely secured. She said the only evidence her mindful visitor left behind was some dirt on a counter and some paper on the ground. There werent even any wrappers, so she assumes he ate those too. He was very clean and very careful. He ate a lot of candy, said Adams of the bear break-in, first reported by the Estes Park News. Keeping bears out of human food in

homes, garbage cans and cars is an ongoing struggle in Colorados mountain towns, including Estes Park, the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. A bear that broke in to more than one occupied home there was euthanized last month because it posed a danger to people, Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokeswoman Jennifer Churchill said. She said this years drought is making the intelligent animals even more resourceful in finding food, and success can put them in danger of one day being put down. Adams said shes a bear lover and doesnt support killing the animals. Were in their turf, and you just put up with these things when they happen, she said.

WASHINGTON This probably comes as no surprise: Federal scientists say July was the hottest month ever recorded in the Lower 48 states, breaking a record set during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. And even less a surprise: The U.S. this year keeps setting records for weather extremes, based on the precise calculations that include drought, heavy rainfall, unusual temperatures, and storms. The average temperature last month was 77.6 degrees. That breaks the old record from July 1936 by 0.2 degree, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Records go back to 1895. Its a pretty significant increase over the last record, said climate scientist Jake Crouch of NOAAs National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C. In the past, skeptics of global warming have pointed to the Dust Bowl to argue that recent heat isnt unprecedented. But Crouch said this shows that the current year is out and beyond those Dust Bowl years. Were rivaling and beating them consistently from month to month. Three of the nations five hottest months on record have been recent Julys: This year, 2011 and 2006. Julys in 1936 and 1934 round out the top five. Last month also was 3.3 degrees warmer than the 20th-century average for July. Thirty-two states had months that were among their 10 warmest Julys, but only one, Virginia, had the hottest July on record. Crouch said thats a bit unusual, but that it shows the breadth of the heat and associated drought.

The reigning 16-year-old champion of cellphone texting has reclaimed the title of fastest texter in America. Austin Weirschke of Queens, N.Y., won after eight rounds at the texting competition Wednesday in Times Square. He gets $50,000. Eleven contestants from around the U.S. competed. The competition tested three skills: speed, accuracy and dexterity. There were three rounds, including texting while blind-folded and texting with hands behind their backs. The third round is called text blitz. Phrases were shown to the contestants for a length of time and they copied them as fast as they could. The annual competition is sponsored by cellphone-maker LG Electronics.

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Mother of all battles in Syria?

By BEN HUBBARD Associated Press

TEL RIFAT, Syria Syria launched a ground assault Wednesday on rebel-held areas of the besieged city of Aleppo, the center of battles between government forces and opposition fighters for more than two weeks. It was not immediately clear if the offensive was the mother of all battles that Syrias state-controlled media vowed last month would take place for control of Aleppo. In recent weeks, the regimes blistering attacks on rebel positions seem to have slowly

chipped away at the oppositions grip on its strongholds in the countrys largest city. The official SANA news agency said regime forces have fully regained control of the Salaheddine neighborhood, the main rebel area in Aleppo. It claimed the fall of hundreds of armed terrorists, the governments catchall term for its opponents, without specifying what that meant. Rami Abdul-Rahman, the director of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said troops met resistance in the offensive.

About 25 miles north of Aleppo, Syrian fighter jets carried out airstrikes early Wednesday on the village of Tel Rifat, hitting a home and a high school and killing six people from the same family, residents said. It was unclear why the area was targeted. Residents said government forces often shelled the village, but that this had been the first airstrike. They acknowledged that there were some rebels in the AP PHOTO village, though an Associated Press reporter saw no armed In this citizen journalism image provided by Shaam News men during a brief drive Network SNN, taken on Tuesday, Syrians carry the body of a man during his funeral procession in Idlib province, Syria. through the area.


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VIRGINIA A. MASZEROSKI, 82, formerly of Exeter, passed away Monday morning, August 6, 2012, at the Highland Manor Nursing and Convalescent Home. She was the wife of the late Joseph Maszeroski, who died in 1985. Born in Kingston, she was a daughter of the late John and Rose Petras Platukus, and a graduate of Exeter High School. Surviving are her son, Joseph Maszeroski, and wife Tammy of West Wyoming; brother, John Platukus; sisters Adeline Murawski, Anna Paluski, Mildred Mullery, all of Exeter; and granddaughter, Samantha Maszeroski. She was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Mauriello. Funeral services will be at the convenience of the family from the Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home, 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. There will be no public calling hours. DAVID R. HAAS, 51, of Tunkhannock, passed away suddenly Monday, August 6, 2012, in Geisinger Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he was a son of Therese Haas and the late Anton Haas. Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his wife, Elaine Haas; and their two children, Mary and David; brother, Richard Haas, and his wife, Liya; several nieces and nephews. Prior to illness, David was employed by King Fifth Wheel in Mountain Top. Private Memorial Services will be held at the convenience of the family from the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., Wyoming. LORRAINE (EVASKITIS) RESAVY, 80, of Wyoming, passed away peacefully Monday, August 6, 2012, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in Duryea on August12,1931, she was a daughter of the late Agatha and Joseph Evaskitis. Preceding in death are husband, Walter Resavy, on July 10, 2008; sister Rita Weinschenk; brothers Joseph and Eugene. Surviving are brother Albert Evaskitis and wife Henrietta; sister Arlene Masi and husband Romeo; niece and caretaker, Nancy Albert, and husband David; many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be today at 9:30 a.m. in Corpus Christi Parish, Immaculate Conception Church, 605 Luzerne Ave., West Pittston. Entombment will be in Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville. There will be no public calling hours. Funeral arrangements are by the Bednarski Funeral Home, 168 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. ALBIN S. GORKA JR., of Alden Station, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2012, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, Wilkes-Barre. JEAN GUSKIEWICZ, 74, of Maude Street, West Nanticoke, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2012, in the Hospice Community Care Unit at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending from the Stanley S. Stegura Funeral Home Inc., Nanticoke. MS. ANN MARIE (CHICO) PRICE, 78, of Myers Street, Forty Fort, died Tuesday evening, August 7, 2012, in The Laurels in Kingston. Funeral arrangements are pending from the Hugh B. Hughes& Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. A complete obituary will appear in Fridays edition.

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of Phoenixville, Pa., passed away peacefully Monday, August 6, 2012. She was 82. Born on February 25, 1930 in Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, Loretta was the second of four daughters to Dr. and Mrs. William Brookus. She graduated from Hanover High School in 1947, and the former College Misericordia, Dallas, in 1951, with a duel Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Biology. A former member of St. Casimirs, Lyndwood; St. Patricks, Malvern, Pa., she most recently attended St. Basils Parish, Phoenixville, Pa. In addition to her parents, Loretta was preceded in death by her husband, David Wodicka, in 2004; and a sister, Natalie Peabody, earlier this year. She is survived by her daughter, Lori Flynn, and husband Patrick (Jay), Pottstown, and their two children, Patrick and Grace; daughter, Carolyn Lehr, and her husband, Scott, of Schwenksville, Pa., and their four children, Miranda, Holly,

B eloved wife and mother, Loretta Roslyn Wodicka (ne Brookus)

Evan and Leif; sisters Peggy Suleski, Morristown, N.J.; Carolyn Zaleppa, Hanover Township; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation will be held Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Daniel J Hughes Funeral & Cremation Service, 617 Carey Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Funeral service will follow in the chapel in St. Marys Cemetery, Hanover Township. Loretta will be forever in our hearts. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of relative Kayla McBride at http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/kaylamcbride/ mystory.

fully into eternal rest on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, at Smith Health Care, Mountain Top. Born in Laurel Run, he was a son of the late Calvin and Beatrice (Smith) Casterline. Del served with the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of the Mountain Top American Legion, Post 781. His last place of work was the Unemployment Office in Wilkes-Barre, where he had many good friends. Del enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an avid sportsman. He was employed for many years with the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Del shared many outdoor adventures with his two sons, instilling in them a love and respect for wildlife and nature. He was also known for making crafty wooden lawn ornaments, which still adorn his yard today. The last several years of Dels life he resided at Smith Health Care and enjoyed his interactions with the other residents and employees. He will be fondly remembered singing frequently and making others smile. Del was preceded in death, in addition to his parents, by his beloved

wife, Dianne; and his best furry friend, Rags. He is survived by his sons, Delbert and his wife, Rosemary; David and his wife, Joyce; grandchildren, Del and his wife, Jennifer; Kelly Kester; great-grandchildren, Zuzu Rose and Maxwell Kester. The funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at McCune Funeral Home, 80 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. Interment will follow in Albert Cemetery, Mountain Top. Relatives and friends are invited to call Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. View obituaries online at mccunefuneralserviceinc.com.

District setting up cyber school

By SUSAN DENNEY Times Leader Correspondent

These cyber students would be able to participate in all district activities.

Charles S. Yarick
August 8, 2012
harles S. Yarick, 58, of West Pittston, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2012, at home. Born in West Pittston on July 25, 1954, he was a son of Janice Winters Yarick of West Pittston and the late Stephen Yarick. He was a graduate of Wyoming Area High School and had been employed by Cascades Tissue Group in Pittston Township. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, West Pittston. He enjoyed hunting, playing golf and spending time with his dog, Neiko. He was a loving son, husband and father, and will be greatly missed. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Diane Yarick and Debra Vercerkauskas. Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his wife of 33 years, Leah Hurtt Yarick; son, Charles Thomas Yarick, West Pittston; sister, Donna Fortuna, Yonkers, N.Y.; brother, David Yarick, West Pittston; mother-in-law, Maryann Hurtt, Yatesville; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, cousins, several nieces and nephews.

Dorothy M. Reese
August 8, 2012

Funeral services will be Saturday at 9 a.m. in the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Marello Parish, William St., Pittston. Interment will be held in the Denison Cemetery, Swoyersville. Friends may call Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. in the funeral home. A Service of Remembrance will be held at 8:30 p.m. Friday evening, with Rev. James Thyren officiating. Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhjome.com.

ALLEN Williams, Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Saturday in Queen of the Apostles Church, 715 Hawthorne St. Avoca. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea. BOSTON Joyce, services 2 p.m. Friday in Heller Funeral Home, Nescopeck. Calling hours 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today. CARLE Lynda, memorial service for Lynda and her mother, Catherine, 1 p.m. Saturday in Kingdom Hall, Hildebrant Road, Dallas. CIAMPI James, Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Columba Catholic Church, 342 Iron St., Bloomsburg. Friends may call 10 a.m. until time of service. CRISPELL Ellen, memorial service 2 p.m. Aug. 26, in Forty Fort United Methodist Church. DAVIES Mary, memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday in Mehoopany Methodist Church. DOOLEY Charles, Mass of Christian Burial 11a.m. Saturday in Our Lady of the Abingtons, Seminary Road, Dalton. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in Jennings-Calvey Funeral and Cremation Services Inc.,111 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit. GDOVIN Eleanor, Visitation, 8 to 9:15 a.m. Saturday in Gubbiotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter. Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church of St. Barbara Parish, 28 Memorial Ave., Exeter. MASSAKER Laurabelle, memorial service 2 p.m. Aug. 18, in Vernon Baptist Church, Tunkhannock. PALMER Walter, funeral 10:30 a.m. Friday in Wroblewski Funeral Home Inc., 1442 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. in St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 116 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Calling hours, 5 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. Christian wake service 7:30 p.m. RATCHFORD Kathryn, funeral 10 a.m. Friday in Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, Stephenson St., Duryea. Calling hours 8:30 a.m. until time of service Friday. SEIFERT William Jr., funeral 10:30 a.m. today in Albert P. ODonnell Funeral Home, 2025 Green Ridge St., Dunmore. Friends may call 9 a.m. until service time. SHALES RoseMarie, memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday in Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. Calling hours, 10 a.m. until the time of service. STOFKO Clementine, graveside committal service 9:30 a.m. today in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Swoyersville. VOORHEES George, services 10 a.m. Friday in Emmanuels Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, Bath, Pa. Visitation 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today in the Gaffney Parsons Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 4 Lillian Ln., Bangor, and Friday 9:30 to 10 a.m. in the church. ZIMMERMAN Brian, visitation, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge.

into the hands of the Lord, surrounded by her loving family, at home on Wednesday, August 8, 2012. Born December 23, 1931 in Hanover Township, she was a daughter of the late Anthony and Stella Balajszis Pomicter. Dorothy attended Hanover High School and was a member of All Saints Parish of Plymouth. She was a member of the Breslau Hose Company No. 5, Ladies Auxiliary. She greatly enjoyed traveling with her husband, John, and spending her summers at Ocean City, Md., with her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her infant twin sons, Anthony and Joseph; great-grandson, Luke Parker; brother, Anthony Pomicter; sister, Irene Kennedy. Surviving is her loving husband of 63 years, John F. Reese. John and Dorothy were married on January 5, 1949. Also, surviving are her three sons, John J. Reese and his fianc, Joan Gilsky, of Mountain Top; twin sons, Daniel J. Reese and wife Francie, of San Antonio, Texas; Donald F. Reese and wife Debbie, of York-

D orothy M. Reese, age 80, of Breslau, Hanover Township, passed

town; five grandchildren, Christopher and Sean Reese, Jason and Brian Reese, Jennifer Reese; four great-grandchildren, Ashleigh, Sophia, Jason P. and Cassidy. A funeral will be held Saturday morning at 9 a.m. from the S.J. Grontkowski Funeral Home, 530 W. Main St., Plymouth, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in All Saints Parish, 66 Willow St., Plymouth. Interment will be in St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery, Larksville. Family and friends may call Friday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. Please visit www.sjgrontkowskifuneralhome.com for directions or to submit online condolences to Dorothys family.

Roberta B. Wanchisen
August 8, 2012
Wanchisen, age 89, formerly Street, R oberta B. of HanoverWednesNanticoke, passed away Presently, surviving are her husband, Stephen; son, Stephen Joseph Wanchisen, Yardley, Pa.; daughter, Barbara Anne Wanchisen, Washington, D.C.; two granddaughters, Emma and Rebecca Wanchisen; brother, Joseph Olszewski, Nanticoke. Funeral services will be held Friday at 9:30 a.m. from the Grontkowski Funeral Home P.C., 51-53 W. Green Street, Nanticoke, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Faustina Parish (formerly Holy Trinity Church) with the Rev. James Nash officiating. Interment will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery, WilkesBarre. Friends and family are invited to attend calling hours this evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Those who wish to honor Roberta, can send a donation to the Alzheimers Association by visiting www.alz.org and select tribute/ memorial donation option to make the gift in her name.

Joseph J. Gillis
August 7, 2012
ShaverM r. Joseph J. Gillis, ofTuesday, town, passed away

August 7, 2012, in Little Flower Manor Nursing Facility, WilkesBarre. Born May 5, 1935, he was a son of the late Joseph and Mary Yashkas Gillis. Joe graduated from GAR Memorial High School, Wilkes-Barre, class of 1953, and attended Kings College. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in November of 1953, and was discharged in October of 1957. His last assignment was on the U.S.S. Witek as an ET/Radio mechanic. He was last employed at the Cornell Iron Works, Mountain Top. He was a member of St. Theresas Church, Shavertown, and former member of Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Wilkes-Barre, where he served as an usher. He is survived by his brothers, Leo, of Hanover Township; John, of Tennessee; sister, Mary Gillis of Shavertown, Dorothy Corcoran of Wilkes-Barre; several nieces and nephews; and an aunt, Sister Mary Jomes, of Brockton, Mass. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. from the Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, 21 N. Meade St., WilkesBarre, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Theresas Church, Pioneer Ave., Shavertown. The Rev. James Paisley, pastor, will be celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Casimers Cemetery, Muhlenburg. Family and friends may call Saturday morning from 8 a.m. until the time of services.

day, August 8, 2012, in Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Plains Township. She was born June 7, 1923 in Nanticoke, to the late Joseph and Martha Sagan Olszewski. Roberta was a member of St. Faustina Parish and a graduate of Nanticoke High School and Misericordia Business School, WilkesBarre. She was employed by her parents at Olszewski Beer Distributors, Union Street, Nanticoke, and as a secretary for Hatfield Wire and Cable, New Jersey. Roberta returned to Nanticoke, with her husband, in 1985 and was a member of American Legion Womens Auxiliary, Nanticoke. She was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by a brother, Stanley.

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Lynda N. Carle
August 4, 2012
Dallas, L ynda N. Carle, 64, of Wilkespassed away Saturday at ness and could not go door to door referring to the Bible, she called people on the telephone full-time since January 1999 to give them hope for the future. There are no surviving family members. A Memorial Service for Lynda and her mother, Catherine, will be held Saturday, August 25, at 1 p.m. in Kingdom Hall, Hildebrant Road, Dallas, with Mark Wilmot as speaker. Private interment will be in Memorial Shrine Park, Carverton. Arrangements are by the Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas.

Barre General Hospital. Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late Lyle and Catherine Johnston Carle. Lynda was a graduate of Dallas High School, class of 1965, Wilkes College and studied in France. At one time she was a French instructor at Millersville State College, and later was a real estate agent for Mary J. Crispell Real Estate. She was a member of the Dallas Congregation of Jehovahs Witnesses. The most important thing to Lynda, besides family and friends, was her ministry. Even though she had a chronic ill-

KINGSTON -- Superintendent Charles Suppon announced Wednesday the district is in the process of setting up its own cyber school in conjunction with Seneca Valley School District. The plan is for Wyoming Valley West to eventually run its own cyber school independently. One current cyber school student spoke to the board about her inability to participate in extra-curricular activities at Wyoming Valley West. Board member Thomas Pieczynski said that by joining the cyber school she had removed herself from the W H A T S district. NEXT He said this was one of the reasons The next the district wantWyoming ed to set up its Valley West School own cyber school. Board meet- District cyber stuing will be at dents will be able 7 p.m. Sept. to participate fully 12. in district activities and receive a Wyoming Valley West diploma. In other matters: Suppon assured residents and board members that in spite of rumors to the contrary all district schools will open on Sept. 4. He praised staff members for working hard to make sure that the State Street School renovations will be completed in time for the first day of school. Resident Charles Urban of Kingston questioned the board about its refusal to host a conference sponsored by the Pennsylvania Taxpayers PCTA, a group in favor of eliminating property taxes in favor of increased sales taxes. Board members told Urban the cost of sponsoring the meeting was the reason for the denial. Board president John Gill told Urban, I dont think theres any group of people who understand better how unfair property taxes are than this board. All juniors will be affected by the transition from PSSA competency testing to Keystone end-ofcourse testing. A parents information night will be held 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at the high school. Board members were surprised when a resident complained that the girls soccer team wasnt scheduled to practice on turf in the fall. Board members said this was a decision by the athletic director. Well get to the bottom of this, Pieczynski said. Pringle Street Elementary and Main Street Elementary in Plymouth are now officially closed. Scott Coates was appointed as district music department chairperson. Megan Wilski Schneider was appointed middle school band director.


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Stilp seeks Barletta debates

Challenger wants events in each of 9 counties that will make up newly drawn district.
By BILL OBOYLE boboyle@timesleader.com

With 90 days to go until Election Day, 11th U.S. Congressional District Democratic candidate Gene Stilp has challenged his opponent, incumbent U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, to a series of debates in each of the nine counties in what will be the newly drawn district starting in January. Stilp faxed and mailed a letter issuing the challenge to Barletta on Tuesday, but Lance Stange Jr., Barlettas campaign chairman, said Wednesday he has not received the fax or any invitation from Stilp to debate Barletta. When Mr. Stilp was last in Hazleton, I personally gave him my contact information and asked that he direct political requests to the campaign office. The campaign office has received no communication from Mr. Stilp, Stange said. Stange said Barletta, R-Hazleton, looks forward to opportunities



to talk about the issues with the people of the 11th District. He said the campaign is working to secure a televised debate for the northeast and another debate to service the central/south central region. It is still early in the campaign cycle, but we will continue to evaluate each request for the congressman to participate in events on a case-by-case basis with due considerationpaidtotheoverallbenefitof the voters and his schedule, Stange said. Stilp noted that in 2010, Barletta challenged then-incumbent Paul Kanjorski to a series of five debates one in each county of the11th District. Since the district has been realigned, Stilp said voters in all nine counties should have the opportunity to attend a debate to get to know the candidates and their stances on issues.

There are clear differences between me and ELECTION Mr. Barletta and the voters should have a chance to see them in person, not in 30-second commercials, Stilp said. People from Shippensburg cant be expected to drive to Hazleton for one debate. Stilp said he would meet Barlettaanywhere,anytimeandhesaid he has already accepted an invitation from Luzerne County Community Colleges Student Government for a debate. I agree that all debates should be held when Congress is not in session, Stilp said. But when Mr. Barletta is in the district, he should agree to debate instead of going to a hot dog festival. The nine counties in the 11th District are Carbon, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Luzerne, Montour, Northumberland, Perry and Wyoming. Thenew11thCongressionalDistrict stretches over 200 miles from Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, through Shippensburg, Cumberland County.


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WILKES-BARRE A Luzerne County judge Wednesday ruled on evidence that can be used at the trial of a woman charged with setting a fire that destroyed a Conyngham apartment and business complex. Judge David Lupas also scheduled the trial of Gail Schneider, 43, of Berwick, to begin on Nov. 19. Schneider was charged in September 2010 with setting a blaze that ravaged four businesses and four apartments at the Lantern Lane complex along South Main Street. Lupas said prosecutors may use the following evidence at the trial: Schneider had been cited with disorderly conduct and was evicted from the apartment complex in 2009. Schneider filed a civil complaint against local real estate developer Kenneth Temborski for

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Work also is progressing on the Board member Dave Palermo Members vote to increase asked if he and other board mem- $287,000 updates to the suites. In professional liability coverage bers were covered individually May, the authority approved the for them individually, as group. aside from their roles on the au- work to replace the flooring, furBy JERRY LYNOTT jlynott@timesleader.com

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thority. Solicitor Murray Ufberg explained the coverage applies to them as individual authority members. In addition to Answini and Palermo, Robert Baran, Donna Cupinski, Jack George, Ed Harry, George Horwatt and Kathy Kane voted for the increased coverage. Board members Hal Bloss, Jonathan Comitz and Kathleen Lambert were absent. Cupinski, board chairwoman, provided the board with an update on the new center-ice scoreboard expected to be ready for the upcoming Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton Penguins hockey season. CBS Outdoor has started production of the panels, Cupinski said. A representative of the company was at the arena Wednesday to go through the production room to plan for the layout of the equipment, she added. So everything is very well on production for that, Cupinski said.

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MERICA NEVER really was the melting pot it was popularly depicted to be, but there has long been the dream that it might one day become that nation where neither color, place of birth, nor religion mattered. The Sikh temple shootings Sunday in Oak Creek, Wis., tell us just how far we are from that day. Six people were killed and three others wounded when a gunman opened fire in that house of worship. The attacker, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot, was later identified as Wade M. Page, 40, an Army veteran. Wades was a familiar name to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Alabama-based organization that keeps track of hate groups. It counted more than a thousand last year. Page played in skinhead bands, including one called Definite Hate, and posted comments on racist websites. The actual motive for the shootings isnt known. Some thought the Sikhs might have been mistaken for Muslims, a frequent target for hate since 9/11. The law center said racist message boards erupted with comments after the tragedy, including one that said: Take your dead and go back to India and dump their ashes in the Ganges. Go home, Sikhs. Intolerance in this country has been exacerbated by the economic uncertainty that touches us all so soon after the recession. America will get over the fiscal crisis, just as it recovered from the Great Depression. The more difficult job is to overcome the hatred that cant be obliterated in a political environment that stresses antagonism above cooperation.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY Thousands and thousands of African-American kids are going to go into gymnastics because of her.
Bela Karolyi The man who coached nine past Olympic champions assessed the impact of Gabby Douglas, the 16-year-old winner of the recent womens gymnastics all-around competition in London. She is the first American to win team and all-around gold in the same Olympics.

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Research needed on drilling effects

N THE YEARS since crying both water and air polluPennsylvania eagerly tion. On the other, we have inopened its doors to natural dustry shills claiming no such gas hydraulic fracking, de- problems exist, if done right, bate over such industrial activ- which it sometimes isnt. Hard ity has mostly focused on its ef- evidence to back either position fects upon our underground wa- is lacking, and the facts we have remain inconclusive. ter quality. What to do? Hydraulic fracking, of course, According to The Associated injects millions of gallons, per well, of chemical-laden water Press last week, heres what far beneath the ground to break Pennsylvania did this past spring: We nixed shale deposits trap$2 million in fundping natural gas. A U.S. House ing for a statewide Most of that water is committee in June health registry to reclaimed, but not turned down an track respiratory all, and environmenproblems, skin tal watchdogs won- Obama adminisconditions, stomder about upward tration request to ach problems and fracking fluid migra- fund $4.25 million other ailments tion to aquifers much in research on the that could be closer to the surface. caused by gas Industry officials effects of natural drilling. Then, a say its safe, if done gas drilling on U.S. House comright. A casual re- water quality. mittee in June view of the dozens of turned down an accidents, spills, ruined wells and flammable tap Obama administration request water weve seen, however, to fund $4.25 million in remakes us wonder if done search on the effects of natural right can be reliably main- gas drilling on water quality. If our elected leaders care at tained given the pressure to least as much about public drill while the gettings good. In any event, most concerns health as they clearly do about historically have focused on enabling corporate welfare, compromised water quality. they should allocate resources But attention also has turned to begin some serious research lately to underground methane into the extent and effects of migration and surface leaks, any drilling-related pollution bringing air pollution into the and by third parties without a stake in the profits. equation. So, on the one side, we have Public Opinion, Chambersburg environmental advocates deEDITORIAL BOARD
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n July 21 the Wyoming Valley lost a strong supporter of the Osterhout Free Library and the Fine Arts Fiesta. Dorothy Carr initiated in 1976 the Friends of the Osterhout Free Library, a group of dedicated volunteers whose purpose was to help in funding additional aid for the library. Through her driving force, the library staff and patrons received needed supplies. This organization still exists today and is a wonderful legacy to this unassuming woman who made a difference. For more than 20 years Dorothy was a staunch supporter of the Fine Arts Fiesta. She volunteered her time, making sure that the Fiesta was as polished as it could be. She spent hours each day helping wherever she was needed and did so joyfully, never asking for recognition. So it was on July 21 that Dorothy left this world the same way in which she lived it, quietly and without a lot of acknowledgment.
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throughout the day. This is an annual event sponsored by a steering committee composed of all organizations of the Lake, with the main objective to create a better sense of unity and friendship among the people of Harveys Lake and Northeastern Pennsylvania. It is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy revisiting the site of the old amusement park and beach as the people of Harveys Lake welcome you to our homecoming.
Sandra Serhan Harveys Lake

basketball in their places? I would ask the NCAA and its president, Mr. Mark Emmert, that if you are truly serious about improving college athletics and improving athletes educations, why dont you implement the following changes immediately? 1) How about putting an end to all these schools jumping conferences for millions and millions of dollars? 2) How about having the same entrance requirements for revenue-producing athletes as colleges have for regular students? 3) How about if the NCAA makes all member schools cap the obnoxious salaries these overpriced prima donna football and basketball coaches make to mirror the pay of college math, science and English professors? 4) And, finally, how about declaring all of these weekday prime-time football and basketball telecasts to be null and void, completely eliminated so that these student-athletes can improve their grades? I guess that would be asking too much.
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NCAA sanctions end dreams of PSU players

Welcome to the Lake for homecoming fest

he sapphire in the emerald hills of Northeastern Pennsylvania situated between the Endless Mountains and the Back Mountain is Harveys Lake, the gem of Luzerne County. Harveys Lake is historically and geographically unique in Pennsylvania. Noted as the largest natural body of water, it was once three glaciers, three lakes that eventually became one. Constant breezes, bountiful trees and crystal-blue, dancing waves make our lake community a haven in which to reside. Since the bicentennial in 1981 we have celebrated our community. With the leadership of Mayor Clarence Hogan, the annual homecoming event continues this Friday through Sunday, with many activities at the former Hansons Amusement Park, Pole 151. It begins with Lake Reflections, as homes and docks are illuminated for a unified welcome to all visitors to the lakeside drive. Starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Grotto marina, there will be an antique and classic boat show. At 10, the Harveys Lake Fire Department will offer childrens activities such as water games and a dunking machine, with other activities to follow. Pre-registration for the theme boat regatta begins at 4 p.m. Sundays activities begin at 9 a.m. with the kayak race. Entertainment continues

ever have I seen such stupidity in a ruling by the NCAA! Those young men on Penn State football scholarships are being denied the chance to prove themselves a lifes ambition for some. What about the young men who already have two, three, four years of their lives and dreams of their future in football. What about the entire student body? What a stigma to live down for not having a thing to do with the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. The NCAA has done as much harm to people as Sandusky has done to children. Those affected by Jerry had the moral responsibility to report the problem, as did those who found out. I think the NCAA should be reorganized so common-sense people are controlling it. All it seemingly wants to do is throw around its weight and look politically correct. To hell with common sense and to hell with our young college students is the message delivered by the NCAA.
Bob Scott Sweet Valley

Braydens Benefit a community success

NCAA should address real college weaknesses

he NCAA is one of the phoniest institutions ever. I believe most people expected and demanded that Penn State University be severely punished, but do the actions of the NCAA really mean that this type of punishment is somehow going to put big-time college football and

e thank everyone for their prayers and support for Braydens Benefit. The community came together in such a way that we cannot begin to express our gratitude. Brayden Joseph Canevari, son of Suzy Schappert and Joe Canevari, was born on Feb. 26 and was diagnosed on June 15 with Craniosynostosis, premature closure of the babys sutures. Normally these skull sutures close when a child is 2 to 3 years old. After surgery Brayden must wear a helmet for a period of time; these helmets are individually made for each child and are very expensive! The event was held at the Newtown firemens grounds. They were just so helpful; we have to give them a big thank-you. These people and bands donated their time and effort for us and cant be thanked enough: Love Crime, Mike Miz All-Star Line-Up, the Jam Stampede with Freeman White, Chuck Sabatelle from the L.S.T. Band and Kevin from Village Idiots, Ol Cabbage, Oz with Frank Pilch and Leo Conners sitting in with them, Nova-MoomBones featuring Tom Mislevits, Roadhouse Duo, Midnight 45 and Electracoustica, featuring Nick Coyle. Braydens surgery was June 25. He is doing well and with your continued prayers he will have a speedy recovery. Words are not enough to thank everyone who helped with this benefit.
Michael Schappert On behalf of the Canevari and Schappert families Ashley






By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press

DAs want PSU fines to fund child centers

Ruling on UGI compressor Sept. 4

Times Leader staff

PHILADELPHIA Prosecutors in Pennsylvania hope to steer some of the $60 million in fines Penn State must pay the NCAA over the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal to childrens advocacy centers across the state. The group is not seeking a specific amount of money, but wants to add to the 21 advocacy centers that now exist across 67 counties, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams said. The centers offer a single place for children to tell their stories of abuse to a trained interviewer, while police, therapists and others watch remotely. This prevents children from having to tell their stories repeatedly to various experts. The centers also offer various services or referrals to the victim and family members. The $60 million fine is part of the NCAA sanctions facing Penn State in the wake of the sex-abuse scandal involving Sandusky, a former assistant football coach. He was convicted in June of abusing 10 boys, sometimes on Penn States campus, from 1994 to 2008. The advocacy centers have been sprouting up in the past decade or so. Some counties contribute to their centers operating budget, while others have to raise all of their funds from donors or grants. Centre

County does not yet have a center. A school spokesman said Penn State is still contemplating how to use the money, but hopes to help children in a variety of ways. Penn State recognizes the fine work done each day by our states district attorneys, children advocacy centers and countless organizations that help children. The university is working to formulate a plan to create and administer the fund. It is our hope the fund will produce countless opportunities to help children in need. We appreciate this valuable input and will provide additional details when they become available, spokesman David La Torre said in a statement. Also Wednesday, the ranking Democrat in the state House wrote to Penn State president Rodney Erickson, arguing the NCAA fine should be used to fight child abuse in Pennsylvania. Minority Leader Frank Dermody, D-Allegheny, asked Erickson how decisions will be made about the $60 million and what procedures will help ensure the money is spent properly. While child sexual abuse undeniably is a national problem, the impact of the Sandusky case has been, and will continue to be, felt most immediately in Pennsylvania, Dermody said.

WILKES-BARRE The Luzerne County Zoning Hearing Board will issue its decision on UGI Energy Services plan to build a compressor station and associated structure in West Wyoming at its next meeting on Sept. 4, board solicitor Stephen Menn said. The board heard testimony from UGI representatives and numerous residents who oppose the station for more than five hours Wednesday night. It postponed a decision to give members more time to consider evidence presented. UGI is seeking to build a compressor station containing three natural-gas-fueled compressors, meters, storage tanks, a radio tower and an odorant building on a 14-acre plot off Fire Cut Road. The land is zoned A1 agricultural district, which means UGI must obtain a special exception to


The Luzerne County Zoning Hearing Board will issue its ruling on UGIs application at its next meeting on Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. at the Luzerne County Courthouse. No new testimony will be taken at the meeting.

build the station and a variance for the tower. Gas company representatives assured the board and the public the compressor station would be safe, noting the level of any chemicals that would be released into the atmosphere are far below federal standards. They also noted noise would not be an issue because the station would be located about a half-mile from the nearest homes or roads. The assurances did little to quell opposition to the plans as numerous residents spoke out against the proposal. Most cited

concerns for safety and that it would negatively impact their property values. Exeter Councilman Lawrence Dellegrotto also questioned whether the station could legally be situated in an A1 zoning district as it appears the stations purpose is more industrial than agricultural. Dellegrotto said UGI is seeking to classify the compressor as a utility building and yard or an accessory building, which is permitted in an A1 district. He argued the compressor is not an accessory, but a primary building. They are processing gas, Dellegrotto said. That use is not agricultural. Are they planting? Are they storing grain? The use is industrial. Menn said testimony in the case is now closed, but the board will accept written summaries of the arguments against the compressors until Aug. 27.



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When pressed about when hell say whether the Plains Township casino and horse racing track will stick with the team for another year, Soper said fans may not know until they enter Beaver Stadium Sept. 1 for the first home game. Dave Phillips, the Pennsylvania spokesman for Bloomington, Ill.-based State Farm Insurance, said the company will continue to support NCAA football as we have for years. However, State Farm will not directly support Penn State football this year. The companys decision became public two weeks ago. In the past, State Farm aired radio ads during Penn State football games. No response from PSU We dont have plans to reA request for a list of 2011 turn to radio this year for Penn football sponsors and a request State football, Phillips said. seeking which of those informed the school of their inConsumer reaction at stake tentions for 2012 sponsorship Patrick Rishe, an economics was made to Gregory J. Myford, professor at Webster University Penn States associate athletic in St. Louis and the director of director for business relations Sportsimpacts, a sports market and communications. research firm, said companies He directed questions to like State Farm and Mohegan Greg Brown, chief executive ofSun have to ask themselves: ficer of Learfield Sports, the Will our brand being associat- rights holder of Penn State Athed with PSU conjure negative letics sponsorship agreements. reaction from consumers? If so, Brown did not respond to a reyou must bail if youre the com- quest for information Wednespany. day.

Rishe noted companies are in business to make money, so its tough to fault them for being risk-averse. John Mellon, a professor of business and marketing at Misericordia University in Dallas Township, said he cannot see many, if any, reasons for a sponsor to remain with the Penn State football program. I would not hesitate to drop Penn State based solely on the situation, Mellow, of Butler Township, said. He said the negatives outweigh the positives and in the corporate world, any negativity is bad for business. He noted one clich that he believes rings true in this case. When you have a positive experience, you tell one or two people. When you have a negative experience, you tell 10 or 12.


Lake-Lehman Senior High School English teacher Jeff Smith learns the ins and outs of iPad technology during a seminar at the school. The district purchased 350 iPads for use this year.

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casts of Penn State games after the scandal broke, the magazine noted in a story accompanying the list. The good news for Penn State is that major sponsors like Pepsi and Nike have yet to jump ship. The loss of those sponsors would seriously hurt the schools athletic revenue, It seems almost certain that Penn States reign as a top-earning program is coming to an end, the story concluded. Patrick Rishe, an economics professor at Webster University

in St Louis, said he would not be surprised to see Penn State fall into the teens on that list in the next year or two. And that means another financial hit for the school, which has already spent millions on a private investigation into the schools role in the Sandusky abuse scandal, and has been fined $60 million by the NCAA. It also will lose revenue from not appearing in NCAA bowl games over the next four seasons and will lose millions each year because it will not receive a share of Big 10 bowl revenue for the next four years. That could cost $5 million to $10 million annually, Rishe estimated.

The good part is that everybody in your classroom can be a teacher, Murphy said, touting how students will be able to display their work, even as they do it. The bad part is anybody can take control of the screens. Anyone holding a pad can wirelessly project what is on his or her own iPad screen. To spur collaboration and interest, the district decided not to protect access with a password. District officials believe the benefits far outweigh any risks. The district started dabbling in iPads in June 2011, buying three for administrators to test, Murphy said. The results were unremarkable, but they tried again, putting five more into the hands of teachers and traveling to West Virginia for a meeting with Apple experts. Newly impressed, they bought 30 iPads and used them in two classrooms this spring. What we found was that, in the lower-level math groups, test scores went up an average of 65 percent, Superintendent James McGovern said. The pads also proved successful with special-education students. Weve seen significant improvements as far as speech classes, learning support, au-

Title 1 reading teachers Cathy Becker and Nancy Walters help each other learn new iPad technology.

tism, a lot of those hands-on classes, McGovern said. The iPad really raises the interest level of the students and allows them to really go into more detail in the subject matter. So now there are 350 of them, most divvied up into carts that hold 30 pads each, recharging them when the pads are in the cart, and wirelessly connecting the pads to the projector when they are in use. Money for the iPads already had been budgeted for the districts technology leasing program computers are routinely leased rather than bought because they become outdated quickly. We got 200 new laptops for

our teachers, and the money that was left over we put toward the iPads, McGovern said. Wednesday mornings training was voluntary and unpaid, but still drew about 50 teachers. Full training will be held during in-service days right before classes begin. After they got the pranking out of their system, the teachers watched as Murphy showed how the Apps work, and how students and teachers could share photos, documents and work through eBackpack, virtual storage space in an Internet cloud rather than on a hard disk, allowing access from any Internet-capable device. Teachers can hand out assignments, and students can turn in completed work, through the system, each using their own personal virtual backpack. Teachers will have access to student backpacks. The district controls Internet access, and apps can be downloaded only through the technology department. Students and teachers wont be able to indulge in Angry Birds or watch the World Series. The iPads do not replace desktop and laptop computers. But the pads, complete with video and still photo abilities, give students and teachers a mobility and versatility not available in the larger machines. Were scratching the surface with it, McGovern said, and were looking to be a prototype school.

curred in that area, the property owner can call a toll free number 800-922-1678 and ask for more information. We have really sophisticated mine maps that help us determine if a property is at risk, Witman said. The maps are not so precise as to pinpoint houses to the individual address, Witman said; even if they were, a house can be still be damaged when a subsidence occurs next door. But the data can be detailed enough to show one street may be at risk while another isnt. Insurance costs about 55 cents for every $1,000 of coverage; an average policy of $160,000 would cost $87.50 a year, or about $7 a month, according to the MIS website. The cost of not having insurance can be steep. The average damage is about $50,000, but claims have been paid in excess of $200,000. From July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011, MSI paid out $400,000 on 14 claims in Luzerne County. The website has an extensive frequently asked questions. Property owners can also make informal requests for information about mining and maps by calling 724-769-1100 or emailing EP-CSR@pa.gov.

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Weve seen significant improvements as far as speech classes, learning support, autism, a lot of those hands-on classes. The iPad really raises the interest level of the students and allows them to really go into more detail in the subject matter.
Superintendent James McGovern

ers, theres cap on federal money available to states for welfare about $17 billion. A Romney ad Tuesday that accused Obama of quietly unraveling the work requirements was quickly slammed by the White House as dishonest. Former President Bill Clinton, the Democrat who signed the bipartisan welfare changes into law, came to Obamas defense. Then Wednesday morning the Republican National Committee put former 1990s House Speaker Newt Gingrich on a conference call with reporters. Gingrich had high praise for the former president while heaping disdain on Obama, whom he dubbed the anti-Clinton. The administration says its waiver plan was prompted by interest from the states, including Nevada and Utah, which have Republican governors. But, Mary-Sarah Kinner, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandovals press secretary, said Nevada had not and would not seek a waiver. Ally Isom, Utah Gov. Gary Herberts deputy chief of staff, acknowledged that Utah sought waivers but not from work requirements. The administration says work requirements are not on the table.

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Sophomore will remain at the school, but wont play football this season.
By DEREK LEVARSE dlevarse@timesleader.com

TE Royer opts to leave the program


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Penn State lost another scholarship player on Wednesday. This time there is no imminent transfer to follow. Tight end Dakota Royer was not on the Nittany Lions updated preseason camp roster which was released Wednesday. The sophomore from Lancaster issued a statement to multiple outlets saying that he has left the team but will continue to attend Penn State to finish his degree. Unfortunately, due to Royer circumstances beyond my control, it is with great regret that I feel it necessary to remove myself from the team, Royer said. I want to thank my teammates for their support and camaraderie, as well as coach OBrien and his staff for the opportunity. I will exercise my rights from the NCAA and continue my education at Penn State, and plan to graduate in May. My best wishes go out to the team for a very successful football season. Royer becomes the 10th departure the ninth on scholarship from the team since NCAA sanctions were announced last month, though there is no indication the penalties played a role in his decision. A former four-star recruit out of Manheim Central High School, Royer got off to a rocky start in college before redshirting in his first year. Initially a linebacker, Royer had moved to tight end in Bill OBriens new offense. He came out of the spring as the third-stringer at the F tight end spot a hybrid position best suited for the most athletic big men. Royer opened camp with the Lions and participated in drills Monday morning in the teams first practice. He is the second tight end to leave the team, following junior Kevin Haplea, who has since transferred to Florida State. Even with Hapleas departure, however, Royer was still projected to be a reserve at the position. Garry Gilliam and Kyle Carter are in line for the most time at tight end. They are joined by true freshmen Jesse James and Brent Wilkerson as well as walk-ons Brian Irvin and Matt Lehman. Fifteen scholarship players
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United States Allyson Felix celebrates her in win the womens 200-meters during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium Wednesday.

Felix highlights big day for Americans

Aries Merritt won the 110meter hurdles.
By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer

LONDON No more heartbreak for Allyson Felix. No more silver, either. Denied twice on the worlds biggest stage, Felix won the Olympic gold medal shes been yearning for, taking the 200 meters Wednesday night to fill the last, and biggest, hole in her otherwise stellar resume. Felix won the race in 21.88

seconds, topping Jamaicas Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who won the 100 four nights earlier, by .21 seconds. American Carmelita Jeter added bronze to go with her silver in the 100 meters. I think it was all for a reason, Felix said. It kept me motivated and it made this moment very special. It was a big weight being lifted. She won easily, leaving nothing to chance or a coin flip that caused such a flap at Olympic trials as she hugged the line around the curve, then burst ahead of Fraser-Pryce with 40 meters to go and gave coach Bobby Kersee another gold medal to celebrate. Finishing fourth was Jamaicas VeronSee TRACK, Page 7B

MISTY MAY-TREANOR and Kerri Walsh Jennings win beach volleyball gold. Page 6B BRITTNEY REESE takes gold in the long jump. Page 6B KOBE HELPS U.S. put away Australia. Page 6B LETS HEAR IT for the losers. Page 7B

HOW DO YOU mend a broken heart? By playing football, as far as the Philadelphia Eagles are concerned. And while the first game of the preseason tonight wont bring back the late son of Eagles coach Andy Reid, it will help the team take its mind off the tragedy. Well do this thing together, Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said earlier this week. Well pull through it together. Andy Reid couldnt do it alone. He just buried his oldest boy, 29-year-old Garrett Reid, who was found dead in his training camp dorm room at Lehigh University Sunday morning and was laid to rest Tuesday. But Reid was back at practice Wednesday, and will be on the sideline when the Eagles open the preseason against the Pittsburgh Steelers at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Lincoln Financial Field. Im a football coach. Thats what I do, Reid said upon returning following a two-day absence from the team. That may seem callous. Two days seems like too little time for the head coach to grieve before putting his full focus back on football. But Andy Reid told the team he coped with the tragedy through the soothing of his family. He now wants to calm the emotions of the Eagles. I feel their love, their comfort, Reid said. I want to make sure theyre OK, too. It would have been fine if Reid wanted more time away. Moving forward Reid spends countless hours, both during the season and away from it, planning schemes and practice schedules that will strengthen his football team. It doesnt display a lack of strength if he misses more than a few days of training camp. Or sits out a meaningless preseason game in which his starters are expected to play about a quarter. .Sure, he wants to evaluate some of the second-tier talent thatll eventually formulate his final roster for the regular season. There will be plenty of film of tonights game for Reid to do that. But he just couldnt stay away. I know in my heart, coaching (tonight) is the right thing to do, Reid said. I know my son wouldnt have wanted it any other way. Well move on. You wonder what moves football men to move forward when their personal lives knock them backwards. A day after his dad passed away, Brett Favre passed for 399 yards and four touchdowns for the Green Bay Packers. When he was coaching the Indianapolis Colts, Tony Dungy lost his son but won his only Super Bowl that season. Philadelphia fans are already wondering if the same is in store for Reids team. The Eagles say theyre dedicating this season to Garrett Reid, and quarterback Michael Vick says hes dedicating it to the head coach. But the job of toughing it out and playing football wont be easy for any of the Eagles this season. They realize that.

The time is right for his return

Remembering what couldve been

Local beat Jesse Owens once, but injury and war kept him from Olympics.
By JAY MONAHAN For The Times Leader

Benjamin Washington Johnson may have been the worlds fastest man, but he never received the chance to prove himself at its biggest stage. One of the Wyoming Valleys greatest athletes, Johnson never competed at the Olympic Games.

Untimely injuries and international conflict kept the Plymouth native from his chance at Olympic gold. I believe he has never received the credit he deserves largely because he didnt have the opportunity to run in the Olympics, Bill Shannon, a historical researcher with the New York Sports Museum and Hall of Fame, told The Times Leader in 1999. Johnson, one of the pioneer African-American athSee JOHNSON, Page 7B


Benjamin Washington Johnson is seen here shaking hands with Jesse Owens at the 1937 IC4A Championships.



A gimme for the championship

Brand-Weiscarger claim Potentate after four playoff holes and a two-day wait.
By PAUL SOKOLOSKI psokoloski@timesleader.com

DALLAS They werent just putting around. Chuck Brand and Joe Weiscarger were putting them in. With such consistency, it turned out, their opponents had little choice but to put up their hands. Weiscargers winning shot Wednesday turned out to be a gimme birdie on the sixth playoff hole, as he and Brand upended defending champions Jim Breck and John Mulhern to capture the Potentate Tournament at Irem Country Club.

Joe Weiscarger (left) and Chuck Brand (right) defeated Jim Breck and John Mulhern in a four-hole playoff for the Potentate Golf Championship Wednesday.

Players head into Kiawah without much course time

Rain has pounded the course for much of the week leading to PGA Championship.

PGA Championship TV: 1 p.m., TNT WHERE: Kiawah Island, S.C.

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. The final major of the year, and everyone was cramming for their last big exam. Ernie Els and Adam Scott walked up to the 18th green at Kiawah Island on Wednesday evening about the time most people in the low country would be going out for a dinner of shrimp and grits. Behind them on the Ocean
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leagues. Fees are $100 per team. Mens teams will play Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. There will also be a Sunday co-ed league. There will also be a Monday and Sunday mens league at the cost of $75 per team. For more information, call 287-1106. Nanticoke Area Little League will hold sign-ups for fall baseball and softball today, August 9th at Newport Townships Hillan Field from 6-8 p.m. for all 7-11 year olds. Cost is $30 for one, $40 for family. Junior ball (ages 12-14) may sign up at this time. The league is also looking for someone to manage and coach the junior league baseball teams for this fall. For more information, call Wade at 735-0189. NEPA/Abington Wildcats 16 & Under Fastpitch Travel softball organization will be hosting tryouts for their fall 2012/summer 2013 teams. The team will be attending several college showcases. Tryouts will be held Saturday August 11th from 1-3 P.M., Sunday August 12th from 1-3 P.M., Saturday, August 18th from 1-3 P.M., and Sunday, August 19th from 1-3 P.M. atAbington Heights High School. For more information or to schedule a private tryout, contact Vic Thomas at 351-5198, Mike Thomas at 241-7030, John Kelly at 504-4808 or e-mail AbingtonWildcats@yahoo.com. PA Fusion Girls Travel Softball Teams will be holding try outs for the 2013 season for positions on the U12, U14 and U16 softball teams. Tryouts will be held today, Aug. 9th at 6 p.m. at the Nanticoke Area Little League Field. Call 902-5198 for more info. Rollin Thunder 18-Under softball Team will hold tryouts on Saturday August 18 And Sunday August 19th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on both days. Tryouts will be held at the Jessup Youth sports Complex. Registration will start at 9:00 am. For more info or to pre register call Mark at 687-4735 or email ave3024@aol.com. Stripes and Strikes 2013 travel softball teams will hold tryouts at the 17th Street Field in Hazleton on Aug. 12 at 5:30 p.m. for U12, 6 p.m. for U14 and 7 p.m. for U16/U18. They will also hold tryouts Aug 15 at 6 p.m. for U12u and 7 p.m. for U14. Swoyersville Little League will hold final registrations for fall baseball and softball for boys and girls 5 and older will be held today, August 9th from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Swoyersville Little League Field. Fee is $30 for ages 5-11 and $50 for 12 and over. Season runs late August through mid-October. For more information, call Dave at 899-3750. Swoyersville Fall Baseball League is seeking teams. Ages 12-14. League will start play on Aug. 18. Final registration will be Sunday, Aug. 12. For more information, call Al at 881-2626 Swoyersville Kiwanis Club is sponsoring its 13th annual golf tournament on Sunday, August 12, at Four Seasons Golf Club in Exeter. Format is captain-and-crew with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost is $65 per golfer, which includes green fees, cart, dinner, prizes and refreshments. There will be a longest drive hole and 50-50 hole. To register, call Gene at 283-1677 or Bar at 287-8783. Deadline to register is Aug. 8. Wyoming Valley West golf tryouts will be held on Aug. 13-14 at 6 a.m. on the practice green at Irem Temple Country Club in Dallas. Any boy or girl entering grades 9-12 is eligible. Players are reminded to have all their paperwork at that time. Practice and match schedules will be discussed. For more information, call coach Gary Mack at 430-4649. UPCOMING EVENTS/OTHER 13th annual Katherine E. Phelan Memorial Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 11 at 12:30 p.m. at Sand Springs Country Club in Drums. The format is a captain and-crew four-player scramble. Registration cost is $80 per person and $320 per foursome. Sponsorships are available at $300, $200, $100. All proceeds benefit a student graduating from Crestwood High School and/or a student attending the P.A. Program at Kings College and/or a medical student at the University of Scranton. For more information, call Terry at 510-4736 or Mike at 474-9609. 29th annual Dallas Rotary Clubs Golf Classic will be held at Irem Country Club, Dallas, on Monday, Sept. 17, with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The sponsorship donation is $100 and the players entry fee is $110. The format is captainand-crew. Individuals are invited and will be teamed up with others in a group. Call Kevin Smith at 696-5420 for more information. Players and sponsors should register by Sept. 8.


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David Langdon of Pittston hit a hole in one on the 120-yard, par-3 ninth hole at Twin Oaks Golf Course on August 5th. Langdon used his pitching wedge to score the ace and the shot was witnessed by Mike Langdon.

Thursday's Schedule
(Subject to change) All Times EDT Athletics At Olympic Stadium Mens 4x400 Relay round 1, Decathlon: 110 hurdles, discus, pole vault;Womens High Jump qualifying, 4 a.m. Mens 200 final, 800 final, Triple Jump final, Decathlon: javelin, 1500 (medal);Womens 800 semifinals, 4x100 Relay round 1, Javelin final, 1:30 p.m. Basketball At North Greenwich Arena Women Semifinals Australia vs. United States, Noon Russia vs. France, 4 p.m. Beach Volleyball At Horse Guards Parade Mens bronze and gold medal matches, 2 p.m. Boxing At ExCel Womens Flyweight (51kg);Womens Lightweight (60kg) and Womens Middleweight (75kg) final, 11:30 a.m. Canoe (Sprint) At Eton Dorney, Buckinghamshire Mens Canoe Double 1000 final;Mens Kayak Four 1000 final;Womens Kayak Single 500 final;Womens Kayak Double 500 final, 4:30 a.m. Cycling (BMX) At BMX Olympic Park Mens quarterfinals, 10 a.m. Diving At Olympic Park-Aquatics Centre Womens 10-Meter Platform semifinal, 6:30 a.m. Womens 10-Meter Platform final, 2 p.m. Equestrian (Dressage) At Greenwich Park Individual Dressage: grand prix freestyle, (medal), 7:30 a.m. Field Hockey Men At Olympic Park-Hockey Centre 9th Place Argentina vs. New Zealand, 3:30 a.m. 7th Place Pakistan vs. South Korea, 6:30 a.m. Semifinals Australia vs. Germany, 10:30 a.m. Netherlands vs. Britain, 3 p.m. Gymnastics At Rhythmic Wembley Arena Womens Individual All-Around qualification, rotations 1 & 2 Womens Group All-Around qualification, rotation 1, 7 a.m. Sailing At Weymouth and Portland, Dorset Mens 470 (medal race);Womens Elliott 6m, 7 a.m. Soccer Women Bronze Medal At City of Coventry Stadium Coventry, England France vs. Canada, 8 a.m. Gold Medal At Wembley Stadium Japan vs. United States, 2:45 p.m. Swimming At Hyde Park Womens Marathon 10km, 7 a.m. Synchronized Swimming At Olympic Park-Aquatics Centre Womens Teams technical routine, 10 a.m. Taekwondo At ExCel Mens -68kg and Womens -57kg preliminary round of 16, 4 a.m. Mens -68kg and Womens -57kg quarterfinals, semifinals, 10 a.m. Mens -68kg and Womens -57kg repechages, bronze medal contests, gold medal, 3 p.m. Team Handball Women At Copper Box Semifinals Norway vs. South Korea, Noon Spain vs. Montenegro, 3:30 p.m. Volleyball Women At Earls Court Semifinals Brazil vs. Japan, 10 a.m. United States vs. South Korea, 2:30 p.m. Water Polo Women At Olympic Park-Water Polo Arena Seventh Place Italy vs. Britain, 9:30 a.m. Fifth Place China vs. Russia, 10:50 a.m. Bronze Medal Australia vs. Hungary, 1:40 p.m. Gold Medal United States vs. Spain, 3 p.m. Wrestling (Freestyle) At ExCel Womens 55kg and 72kg qualifications, 18 finals, quarterfinals, semifinals, 8 a.m. Womens 55kg and 72kg repechage rounds, bronze and gold medal contests, 12:45 p.m.

NBCSN LIVE: womens soccer: Gold Medal final, Bronze Medal; womens basketball, semifinal; synchronized swimming, team; SAME-DAY TAPE: womens wrestling, Gold Medal finals; mens field hockey, semifinal, at London NBC SOCCER Womens, Gold Medal final, at London 9 a.m. MSNBC Womens basketball, semifinal; womens volleyball, semifinal; equestrian, individual dressage Gold Medal final; mens field hockey, semifinal; womens handball, semifinal, at London TELEMUNDO Track and field; womens volleyball, semifinals; womens diving, platform semifinals; synchronized swimming, team; mens beach volleyball, Bronze Medal, at London (same-day tape) 10 a.m. NBC SAME-DAY TAPE: track and field; LIVE: womens volleyball, semifinal; womens water polo, Gold Medal final; mens beach volleyball, Bronze Medal; SAME-DAY TAPE: canoeing, sprint Gold Medal final; womens swimming, marathon, at London Noon NBC BASKETBALL Womens, semifinals, at London 5 p.m. CNBC Womens boxing, Gold Medal finals, at London (same-day tape) 8 p.m. NBC Track and field, Gold Medal finals: mens 200m, decathlon, mens 800m, mens triple jump; womens diving, platform Gold Medal final; mens beach volleyball, Gold Medal final;mens cycling, BMX quarterfinals, at London (same-day tape) 12 Mid. TELEMUNDO Track and field, Gold Medal finals; womens diving, platform Gold Medal final; mens beach volleyball, Gold Medal final, at London (same-day tape) 12:35 a.m. NBC Track and field, Gold Medal final; gymnastics, rhythmic, at London (delayed tape)

CAMPS/CLINICS Kingston Department of Parks and Recreation will hold the UK Soccer Summer Camp the week of Aug. 13 at the Church Street Park. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Youth Soccer Camp for ages 7-14 will take place at the cost of $130 a player. From 10 a.m. to noon, the Nippers Camp for ages 5-6 will take place at the cost of $90 per player. From 9-10 a.m. daily, the Squirts Camp for ages 3-4 will take place at the cost of $60 per player. From noon to 1 p.m., the Goalkeeper Camp will take places for those ages 8-14 at the cost of $60 per player. For more information, call 717-8252060 or visit www.uksoccercamps.com. MMI will hold its second session of tennis camp with USNTR teaching pro Don Cassetori and exercise science coach Joe OBrien from Aug. 13-16. Daily times are 8:3010:30 a.m., and sessions are open to the public. Cost is $100 per player. All levels and ages (over 10) will be accommodated. The camp will be held at the MMI tennis courts (rain or shine) and will be followed by practice for MMI tennis team members. For more information, call 498-1443 or 233-4291. MEETINGS 2012 Hanover Township Open plans will be finalized at a meeting set for Monday night, August 13th, at 7 p.m. at the Wyoming Valley Country Club. Captain and crew event is open to everyone with the entry deadline this coming Monday. Entry forms can be found in businesses throughout the township, Ashley and Sugar Notch. Entry fee is$75 per golfer. Singles will be paired by committee members Joe Howanitz, Max Hritzik, Jim Lohman, Joe Manoski, John Newman and John Zimich. There will be a shotgun start at the Wilkes-Barre Golf Club at 8 a.m. followed by dinner and refreshments at the picnic grounds of Exaltation of Holy Cross Church, Buttonwood section of the township. Crestwood High School Cross Country/Track and Field Booster Club will hold a meeting today, August 9th at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Any parent of a current or future cross country/track and field athlete is welcome to attend. For more information, call 899-1159 or email atcometsxc-track@hotmail.com. The booster club will also be holding a car wash fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 11 in the high school parking lot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost of the car wash will be $5. Kingston/Forty Fort Little League will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Kingston Recreation Center. Members are encouraged to attend. Mountain Top Area Little League will hold elections to fill open Board of Director positions on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 8 p.m. at the Alberdeen Complex. Anyone interested in being on the board or requiring info should call Andrea at 574-5551 or Terry at 823-7949, or visit www.mountaintoparealittleleague.com PIAA Soccer Officials and high school boys and girls soccer coaches will have an annual mandatory rules interpretation meeting Sunday, Aug. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the McGowan School of Business at Kings College. Dr. William Walthour will preside. For more information, contact Bob Ebie at 388-6235 or email LLCSOA@juno.com. Wyoming Valley ASA Chapter of Umpires will meet Monday, Aug. 20 at 8:15 p.m. at Konefals Restaurant in Edwardsville. PHYSICALS Wyoming Valley West will conduct the final physical for fall sports at the stadium in Kingston on Friday, Aug. 10 at 3 p.m. This is a boys and girls make-up physical for any fall athletes still in need of a physical. All necessary paperwork can be obtained on the WVW website or picked up at the high school, middle school, or central office. Paperwork must be completed before arriving for a physical. REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTS Holy Redeemer Junior High Golf is beginning its fall program at Lehman Golf Club on Monday, Aug. 13, at 9 a.m. Players must have a physical form signed and returned prior to beginning practice. Interested players may call coach Spencer at 675-1686 for more information. Players in grades 7-9 must be enrolled in any one of the feeder schools of the Holy Redeemer system to be eligible. Kingston Rec. Center is now accepting teams for its fall softball


1 p.m. ESPN2 ATP World Tour, Rogers Cup, round of 16, at Toronto

Pocono Downs
Wednesday's Results First - $8,500 Pace 1:52.3 5-Country Fresh (Jo Pavia Jr) 10.80 3.60 4.20 8-Medoland Santorini (Ge Napolitano Jr) 3.60 3.40 1-Fortunes Smile (An McCarthy) 6.00 EXACTA (5-8) $57.20 TRIFECTA (5-8-1) $218.40 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $54.60 SUPERFECTA (5-8-1-2) $1,010.40 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $50.52 Scratched: Poor House Second - $11,000 Trot 1:56.1 9-Wisenheimer (Ma Kakaley) 5.20 12.20 4.00 8-Bullvillcomeonjohn (Ji Taggart Jr) 39.40 12.80 2-Fortythirdst Tim (Er Carlson) 5.60 EXACTA (9-8) $273.40 TRIFECTA (9-8-2) $1,338.60 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $334.65 SUPERFECTA (9-8-2-4) $4,648.00 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $232.40 DAILY DOUBLE (5-9) $324.20 Third - $11,000 Pace 1:52.2 4-Ufdragons Rocket (Ge Napolitano Jr) 3.00 2.10 2.10 3-Tonights The Night (Ty Buter) 3.00 2.60 2-High Stake Hanover (Er Carlson) 2.80 EXACTA (4-3) $10.40 TRIFECTA (4-3-2) $26.40 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $6.60 SUPERFECTA (4-3-2-1) $90.80 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $4.54 Fourth - $9,000 Pace 1:52.4 5-Jasperthat A (Jo Pavia Jr) 3.60 2.40 2.20 3-Party At Joyces (Jo Kakaley) 4.00 2.80 9-Franciegirl (An McCarthy) 4.20 EXACTA (5-3) $13.00 TRIFECTA (5-3-9) $62.40 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $15.60 SUPERFECTA (5-3-9-6) $362.40 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $18.12 Scratched: Up Front Cruiser, Trust My Heart Fifth - $8,500 Pace 1:53.0 9-Twin B Passion (Ge Napolitano Jr) 7.00 4.00 3.40 4-Hally (Ma Romano) 4.00 3.40 7-Noartographsplease (Mi Simons) 6.00 EXACTA (9-4) $22.60 TRIFECTA (9-4-7) $121.80 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $30.45 SUPERFECTA (9-4-7-5) $2,859.60 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $142.98 PICK 3 (4-5-9) $18.00 PICK 3 (4-8-9) $18.00 Sixth - $6,000 Pace 1:53.1 5-Peeeeyouuuuuuuu (Er Carlson) 20.00 12.20 8.00 4-American Village (An Napolitano) 26.60 14.80 3-Another Dawn (An McCarthy) 8.20 EXACTA (5-4) $392.80 TRIFECTA (5-4-3) $2,841.20 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $710.30 SUPERFECTA (5-4-3-1) $9,062.60 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $453.13 Seventh - $13,000 Trot 1:54.0 3-Ginger Tree Jimmy (Ge Napolitano Jr) 4.40 3.00 2.60 7-Rapid Strategy (Ma Kakaley) 3.80 2.80 1-In Your Room (Mi Simons) 3.80 EXACTA (3-7) $26.80 TRIFECTA (3-7-1) $114.40 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $28.60 SUPERFECTA (3-7-1-4) $523.20 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $26.16 Eighth - $12,000 Pace 1:51.1 3-I Got Skills (An Napolitano) 10.80 5.40 2.80 2-Riverdancer (Ge Napolitano Jr) 2.60 2.10 1-Britash Redcoat (Ty Buter) 3.80 EXACTA (3-2) $32.80 TRIFECTA (3-2-1) $77.60 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $19.40 SUPERFECTA (3-2-1-5) $336.60 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $16.83 Ninth - $13,000 Trot 1:54.1 6-Florida Mac Attack (An Napolitano) 12.80 3.20 3.60 4-Keepin The Chips (Ge Napolitano Jr) 2.20 2.10 2-Pilgrims Power (Ty Buter) 4.20 EXACTA (6-4) $27.60 TRIFECTA (6-4-2) $148.80 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $37.20 SUPERFECTA (6-4-2-3) $542.00 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $27.10 PICK 4 (5-3-3-6 (3 Out of 4)) $72.60 Tenth - $11,000 Pace 1:51.2 3-Electrofire (Er Carlson) 6.20 3.00 2.60 4-Sisyphus (Ty Buter) 7.00 3.60 5-Spartan Justice (An Napolitano) 2.80 EXACTA (3-4) $41.40 TRIFECTA (3-4-5) $106.00 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $26.50 SUPERFECTA (3-4-5-1) $337.80 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $16.89 Eleventh - $9,500 Pace 1:56.2 1-Beautiful Artist (Mi Simons) 20.20 7.00 5.60 3-True Reflection (Ge Napolitano Jr) 4.20 3.20 6-Rose Ruthless (Ty Buter) 9.00 EXACTA (1-3) $97.00 TRIFECTA (1-3-6) $1,057.00 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $264.25 SUPERFECTA (1-3-6-8) $4,590.40 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $229.52 Twelfth - $11,000 Trot 1:54.2 1-Current Closer (Ja Doherty) 12.80 4.40 5.20 3-Fuel Cell (Ge Napolitano Jr) 9.80 5.40 8-Freedom Ridge (Th Jackson) 3.80 EXACTA (1-3) $129.80 TRIFECTA (1-3-8) $749.40 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $187.35 SUPERFECTA (1-3-8-6) $2,939.60 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $146.98 LATE DOUBLE (1-1) $215.40 PICK 3 (3-1-1) $328.40 Total Handle-$294,882

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COMMISSIONERS OFFICE Suspended N.Y. Mets minor league RHP Nicolas Debora, Chicago Cubs minor league LHP Andin Diaz, N.Y. Yankees minor league LHP Carlos Diaz and Kansas City minor league RHP Jose Geraldo 50 games for violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES Recalled RHP Miguel Socolovich from Norfolk (IL). Placed INF Ryan Flaherty on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 2. BOSTON RED SOX Placed RHP Vicente Padilla on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 6. Recalled RHP Clayton Mortensen from Pawtucket (IL). TEXAS RANGERS Placed C Yorvit Torrealba on unconditional release waivers. National League PITTSBURGH PIRATES Recalled LHP Jeff Locke from Indianapolis (IL). Optioned OF Alex Presley to Indianapolis. SAN DIEGO PADRES Assigned RHP Kip Wells outright to Tucson (PCL).


National Basketball Association CHICAGO BULLS Signed G Marquis Teague. CLEVELAND CAVALIERS Signed G-F C.J. Miles.


National Football League CAROLINA PANTHERS Signed G Justin Wells. Placed WR Hubert Anyiam on the waived/injured list. CHICAGO BEARS Waived TE Draylen Ross. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Signed OL Kyle Hill. NEW YORK JETS Signed WR Joseph Collins and WR Stanley Arukwe. Waived WR Chris Forcier and RB John Griffin. Claimed RB Jeremy Stewart off waivers from Philadelphia. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Signed DT John Gill. Waived RB Jeremy Stewart. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Signed CB James Rogers and DT Teryl White. Waived CB Derrick Roberson. Announced DE Jayme Mitchell has left the team. TENNESSEE TITANS Signed S Tracy Wilson. Placed C Eugene Amano on injured reserve.


National Hockey League CAROLINA HURRICANES Signed F Jeff Skinner to a six-year contract extension. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS Re-signed D MarcAndre Bourdon to a multiyear contract extension. Agreed to terms with C Scott Laughton on an entrylevel contract. PHOENIX COYOTES Renewed their affilation agreement with Arizona (CHL).


Major League Soccer COLORADO RAPIDS Named David Burke chief revenue officer. NEW YORK RED BULLS Acquired G Luis Robles through the MLS allocation process.





COLONIAL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION Announced the addition of Albany (NY) and Stony Brook as football-only members. ARIZONA Named Caitlin Love director of softball operations and Mark Blair volunteer assistant softball coach. ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE Named Michael Sergi mens cross country coach. ASSUMPTION Named Keith Loftis mens lacrosse coach. COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE Named Pat McWalters coordinator for athletics communications. HOUSTON BAPTIST Named Jeff Love assistant football coach. LEES-MCRAE Named Jimmy Strickland assistant trainer. MIDDLE TENNESSEE Promoted director of womens basketball operations Mariska Harris to assistant coach. NORTH ALABAMA Named Sage Woodham assistant softball coach. PFEIFFER Named Greg Walker mens and womens volleyball coach. QUINNIPIAC Signed womens ice hockey coach Rick Seeley to a contract extension through 2017. UALR Named Kerry Darting director of mens basketball operations. WEST VIRGINIA Agreed to terms with football coach Dana Holgorsen on a six-year contract.

1 p.m. TNT PGA of America, PGA Championship, first round, at Kiawah Island, S.C. 3 p.m. TGC USGA, U.S. Womens Amateur Championship, second round matches, at Cleveland


2 p.m. ESPN Playoffs, Midwest Regional semifinal, teams TBD, at Indianapolis 5 p.m. ESPN2 Playoffs, Northwest Regional semifinal, teams TBD, at San Bernardino, Calif. 7 p.m. ESPN2 Playoffs, Midwest Regional semifinal, teams TBD, at Indianapolis 9 p.m. ESPN2 Playoffs, Southwest Regional final, teams TBD, at Waco, Texas 11 p.m. ESPN2 Playoffs, Northwest Regional semifinal, teams TBD, at San Bernardino, Calif.


Brussocks Bowling League clam bake will be held Aug. 12 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Swoyersville American Legion picnic grounds on Shoemaker Street. Contact Fred Favire 215-0180 or Mazz 288-6309 for more information. Coughlin Girls Soccer practice will begin on Monday, August 13th from 8:00 am 10:00 am and Tuesday, August 14th from 4:30 pm 6:30 pm at Solomon Junior High School. Any 9th thru 12th grade student interested in playing should attend. Any questions call Coach Joe Spagnuolo at 820-3756 or 954-0835. Good Life Golf Classic will be held Aug. 31 at Sand Springs Country Club. Proceeds from the tournament will go to benefit families of children with muscular dystrophy. Registration is at 8 a.m. the day of the tournament and is $80 per person or $320 per team. Registration cost includes use of the driving range, greens fees, 18 holes of golf and a riding cart. Register online at www.crlgoodlife.org or call 480-658-7534. Greater Wilkes-Barre Friendly Sons of St. Patrick will hold a charity golf tournament Friday, Aug. 17 at Sand Springs Country Club. The format will be captain-and-crew with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost is $80 per person, and includes 18 holes, cart fee, and a buffet dinner at the course. Hole sponsorships are available for $25. For more information, call Jim at 793-3434 or Brian at 814-8598. Mail all payments to W-B Friendly Sons, 94 Miner Street, Wilkes-Barre. Harps AC 20th annual Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Sept. 8 at Sand Springs Country Club in Drums. The tournament will be a captain-and-crew format with a shotgun start at 2:30 p.m. Registration begins at 1 p.m. and cost is $95 per person. Cost includes cart and greens fee, unlimited range balls one hour prior, a gift for every golfer and dinner to follow at Sand Springs. Please make registration checks payable to Paul Harper, 26 Vireo Drive, Mountain Top. For more information, call 868-6921 or 592-5191 or e-mail harperpunar@yahoo.com. Entries must be received by Aug. 31. Jenkins Township Little League will be having its Family Picnic on Saturday, August 25th beginning at 4:00 featuring dunk tank, bouncy house, lots of food and games for the kids and an outdoor movie. Cost is $15 for parents and nonplayers. Players are free.Please contact your manager to register for the picnic if you havent already done so. There will be a monthly meeting held on Monday, August 13th at 6:00 at the field house to discuss the up coming picnic and fall ball. All managers and interested parents are urged to attend. Meyers Boys Soccer practice will begin on Monday, August 13th at 5:00 p.m. at Gibby Field. Everyone who signed up to play must attend.Anyone with questions should call Coach Nolan at 899-0198. Northwest Boys Basketball Team will be hosting its annual golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 15. The 15th annual Hoopster Classic will be at Mill Race Golf Course in Benton. The format is teams of four with an 8 a.m. start. Registration fee is $75 per player. For more information, call Lisa at 256-3412. Solomon Plains Jr. High School Soccer will be starting practice for the upcoming season. Students interested in playing should report to the Solomon soccer field Monday, August 13th at 3 p.m. The Tom Koch Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Sunday, August 12 at Sand Springs Country Club in Drums. There will be a 1 p.m. shotgun start and registration is $55. Registration cost includes green fees, use of the driving range, and an Italian open dinner afterwards. To register, see or call Don Koch of 20 Shaw Drive, Drums, at 788-6304 or 582-4706, or email him at donald.koch@frontier.com. Tresckow Fire Company will hold its first golf tournament Sunday, Sept. 2 at Sand Springs Country Club in Drums. The format is a four-player captain-and-crew scramble with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The registration cost is $75 per person ($300 per team) and includes greens fees, cart, lunch and dinner. Make registration checks payable to Tresckow Fire Company and mail to P.O. Box 332, Tresckow, Pa., 18254. Deadline for registration is Aug. 22.

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DETROIT Curtis Granderson snapped out of a short slump by hitting his 30th homer and driving in four runs, helping the New York Yankees beat Detroit Tigers 12-8 Wednesday night and ending the Tigers six-game winning streak. Down 7-0, the Tigers chased CC Sabathia and closed to 8-7 in the seventh inning. The AL East-leading Yankees, who had lost 12 of their previous 18 games, then pulled away. Granderson batted sixth for the first time since May 15 because he had two straight 0-for-5 games and just four hits in his previous 25 at-bats. The lineup shakeup seemed to work as he had an RBI single in the first, a home run in the third and a double in the seventh.
Rangers 10, Red Sox 9

strong innings and Shin-Soo Choo went 4-for-4 as Cleveland ended an 11-game losing streak. The Indians avoided tying the 1931 franchise record for consecutive losses. Cleveland, which was outscored 95-36 in the streak, won for the first time since July 26.
Orioles 9, Mariners 2

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The Yankees Mark Teixeira hits a sacrifice fly to score Derek Jeter on Wednesday in their game against Detroit.
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BALTIMORE Steve Johnson struck out nine over six innings in his first major league start and Matt Wieters tied a career high with five RBIs as Baltimore swept the threegame series. Nick Markakis and Mark Reynolds homered and Adam Jones had three hits for the Orioles, who have won five straight and eight of 10. It was Baltimores 60th victory of the season, compared to 69 all last year.
Rays 3, Blue Jays 2

BOSTON Adrian Beltre had a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the ninth inning after Texas blew a late four-run lead and the Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 10-9 Wednesday. Josh Hamilton had three hits, a homer and four RBI for Texas, which couldnt hold a 9-5 edge before pulling out its sixth win in eight games.
Athletics 9, Angels 8

OAKLAND, Calif. Chris Carter hit a two-run homer to cap a five-run sixth inning and Oakland overcame a shaky outing by rookie Dan Straily. George Kottaras homered and Yoenis Cespedes added a two-run single for the As, who won the final two games of the series against their division rivals after losing the opener.
Indians 6, Twins 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Alex Cobb pitched seven solid innings for Tampa Bay. The Rays clinched their 16th consecutive home series win over Toronto by winning the first two games of the threegame set. The longest such streak in AL history is 19, held by the New York Yankees against the St. Louis Browns from 1946-51. Cobb (6-8) allowed one run and five hits, striking out seven.
Royals 2, White Sox 1

AMERICAN LEAGUE Tuesday's Games Minnesota 7, Cleveland 5 Detroit 6, N.Y. Yankees 5 Baltimore 8, Seattle 7, 14 innings Texas 6, Boston 3 Tampa Bay 4, Toronto 1 Kansas City 5, Chicago White Sox 2 Oakland 10, L.A. Angels 4 Wednesday's Games Cleveland 6, Minnesota 2 Texas 10, Boston 9 Oakland 9, L.A. Angels 8 N.Y. Yankees 12, Detroit 8 Baltimore 9, Seattle 2 Tampa Bay 3, Toronto 2 Kansas City 2, Chicago White Sox 1 Thursday's Games N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 10-8) at Detroit (Fister 6-7), 1:05 p.m. Toronto (H.Alvarez 7-8) at Tampa Bay (M.Moore 8-7), 1:10 p.m. Boston (Doubront 10-5) at Cleveland (Jimenez 8-11), 7:05 p.m. Kansas City (W.Smith 2-4) at Baltimore (W.Chen 10-6), 7:05 p.m. Friday's Games Boston at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Kansas City at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Detroit at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Oakland at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Seattle at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. NATIONAL LEAGUE Tuesday's Games Arizona 10, Pittsburgh 4

Philadelphia 3, Atlanta 0 Miami 4, N.Y. Mets 2 Washington 3, Houston 2, 12 innings Milwaukee 3, Cincinnati 1 San Francisco 4, St. Louis 2 San Diego 7, Chicago Cubs 4 Colorado 3, L.A. Dodgers 1 Wednesday's Games Milwaukee 3, Cincinnati 2 San Diego 2, Chicago Cubs 0 Pittsburgh 7, Arizona 6 Atlanta 12, Philadelphia 6 Miami 13, N.Y. Mets 0 Washington 4, Houston 3 San Francisco at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Colorado at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. Thursday's Games Miami (Jo.Johnson 7-7) at N.Y. Mets (Dickey 14-3), 12:10 p.m. San Francisco (Bumgarner 12-6) at St. Louis (Wainwright 9-10), 1:45 p.m. Arizona (J.Saunders 5-8) at Pittsburgh (W.Rodriguez 7-10), 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Leake 4-7) at Chicago Cubs (Volstad 0-8), 8:05 p.m. Washington (Zimmermann 8-6) at Houston (Harrell 9-7), 8:05 p.m. Friday's Games Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. San Diego at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. St. Louis at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Houston, 8:05 p.m. Washington at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. Colorado at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.

Pirates 7, Diamondbacks 6
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Nationals 4, Astros 3
ab r h bi Altuve 2b 4 1 2 0 MDwns 3b 5 0 1 0 Pearce 1b 3 0 1 0 Maxwll rf 3 0 2 1 JDMrtn lf 3 1 1 0 Fick p 0 0 0 0 CSnydr ph 1 0 0 0 R.Cruz p 0 0 0 0 Corprn c 3 0 0 1 BBarns cf 4 1 1 0 MGnzlz ss 4 0 0 0 Galrrg p 2 0 0 0 XCeden p 0 0 0 0 BFrncs lf 2 0 1 1 Bogsvc pr 0 0 0 0 Totals 33 4 7 2 Totals 34 3 9 3 Washington ....................... 120 000 100 4 Houston.............................. 100 100 001 3 EM.Downs (6). DPWashington 1, Houston 1. LOBWashington 11, Houston 8. 2BLombardozzi (14), Zimmerman (25), Werth (6), Altuve (27). HRG.Gonzalez (1). SBAltuve (23). SFCorporan. IP H R ER BB SO Washington G.Gonzalez W,14-6 9 9 3 3 2 7 Houston Galarraga L,0-2....... 5 6 3 3 6 5 X.Cedeno................. 1 0 0 0 0 1 Fick ........................... 2 1 1 0 2 1 R.Cruz ...................... 1 0 0 0 0 0 Galarraga pitched to 3 batters in the 6th. HBPby G.Gonzalez (Pearce), by Galarraga (K.Suzuki). WPG.Gonzalez, Fick. BalkG.Gonzalez, Galarraga. T2:58. A16,038 (40,981). Lmrdzz 2b Harper cf Zmrmn 3b LaRoch 1b Morse lf Berndn lf Werth rf Espinos ss KSuzuk c GGnzlz p Washington ab 4 3 5 4 5 0 4 2 2 4 r 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 h bi 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 Houston

Yankees 12, Tigers 8
ab r h bi Jeter ss AJcksn cf 5 1 1 0 Swisher rf Infante 2b 5 1 1 1 Cano 2b MiCarr 3b 4 1 0 0 Teixeir 1b Fielder 1b 4 1 2 1 ErChvz dh DYong dh 5 2 2 0 Grndrs cf JeBakr lf 3 1 2 2 RMartn c Dirks ph-lf 2 1 1 1 ISuzuki lf Boesch rf 5 0 2 2 McGeh 3b Laird c 3 0 1 0 J.Nix 3b Avila ph-c 1 0 1 1 RSantg ss 4 0 0 0 Totals 42121811 Totals 41 813 8 New York ......................... 203 200 122 12 Detroit .............................. 000 102 410 8 ECano (5), McGehee (1). DPNew York 1. LOBNew York 10, Detroit 8. 2BGranderson (12), McGehee (1), D.Young (16), Je.Baker (1). HRGranderson (30), Infante (2). SBCano (3). CSSwisher (3), I.Suzuki (4). SFTeixeira. IP H R ER BB SO New York Sabathia W,12-3...... 623 8 5 3 1 7 D.Robertson ............ 1 5 3 3 0 1 Logan H,14 .............. 13 0 0 0 0 0 R.Soriano ................. 1 0 0 0 0 2 Detroit A.Sanchez L,1-2 ..... 3 7 7 7 2 2 Below........................ 3 4 1 1 1 0 D.Downs .................. 1 1 0 0 0 0 Coke ......................... 1 3 2 2 0 1 Villarreal ................... 1 3 2 2 1 1 A.Sanchez pitched to 3 batters in the 4th. Below pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. HBPby Sabathia (Fielder), by A.Sanchez (Teixeira, Cano). BalkVillarreal. UmpiresHome, Tim Welke;First, Todd Tichenor;Second, Tony Randazzo;Third, Bob Davidson. T3:38. A41,879 (41,255). New York ab 6 3 5 4 4 5 5 5 4 1 r 2 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 h bi 2 0 2 1 3 1 2 2 2 2 3 4 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 Detroit

CLEVELAND Justin Masterson pitched seven

CHICAGO Jeremy Guthrie picked up his first victory since late May, scattering five hits over eight innings for Kansas City. Guthrie (1-3) got his first win with the Royals and improved to 4-12 overall since arriving in a late July trade with Colorado. He struck out five and walked none.

taras (1). SBCallaspo (2), H.Kendrick (9), Crisp 2 (24), Reddick (10). SJ.Weeks. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Greinke..................... 5 6 4 4 5 3 Hawkins L,2-3 BS,3-4 ...................... 23 3 5 5 2 1 Takahashi ................ 13 0 0 0 0 1 Isringhausen ............ 1 1 0 0 0 0 Jepsen...................... 1 0 0 0 0 2 Oakland Straily ....................... 423 8 5 5 1 5 Norberto................... 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 Neshek W,1-0 ......... 13 Balfour ...................... 1 1 1 1 0 2 Doolittle H,5 ............. 1 2 0 0 0 3 R.Cook S,12-19 ...... 1 3 2 2 0 1 PBIannetta. UmpiresHome, Bill Miller;First, Dale Scott;Second, Dan Iassogna;Third, CB Bucknor. T3:40. A21,150 (35,067).

Marlins 13, Mets 0

Petersn lf Ruggin cf Reyes ss DSolan ph-ss Ca.Lee 1b Stanton rf Cousins pr-rf Dobbs 3b ab r h bi Tejada ss 3 0 1 0 Baxter rf 4 0 0 0 DWrght 3b 4 0 2 0 Acosta p 0 0 0 0 Frncsc p 0 0 0 0 Edgin p 0 0 0 0 I.Davis 1b 3 0 0 0 DnMrp 2b 2 0 0 0 RCeden NGreen 2b 5 0 0 0 ph-2b 1 0 0 0 J.Buck c 3 1 1 0 Vldspn lf 3 0 1 0 Eovaldi p 3 0 0 0 AnTrrs cf 3 0 0 0 Webb p 0 0 0 0 Thole c 4 0 1 0 GHrndz ph 1 1 1 0 CYoung p 2 0 0 0 Hatchr p 1 0 0 0 RRmrz p 0 0 0 0 Bay ph 1 0 0 0 Hefner p 0 0 0 0 Olson p 0 0 0 0 JuTrnr 3b 1 0 0 0 Totals 41131313 Totals 31 0 5 0 Miami................................ 300 040 042 13 New York ......................... 000 000 000 0 ETejada (9). DPMiami 1. LOBMiami 6, New York 10. 2BRuggiano (16), Stanton (21), Dobbs (6), J.Buck (13), Valdespin (7). 3BPetersen (2). HRReyes (8), Stanton 2 (21), Dobbs (3). SB Ruggiano (10), Reyes (28). IP H R ER BB SO Miami Eovaldi W,3-7.......... 5 4 0 0 6 2 Miami ab 6 4 3 1 4 5 0 5 r 1 1 2 0 2 2 1 2 h bi 1 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 4 4 0 0 2 2 New York

Royals 2, White Sox 1

ab r h bi De Aza cf 4 0 2 0 Bckhm 2b 4 0 1 0 A.Dunn 1b 4 1 1 0 Youkils 3b 4 0 0 0 Przyns c 4 0 2 1 Olmedo pr 0 0 0 0 AlRmrz ss 4 0 0 0 Viciedo lf 3 0 0 0 JrDnks rf 3 0 0 0 OHudsn dh 3 0 1 0 Totals 32 2 5 2 Totals 33 1 7 1 Kansas City ....................... 010 100 000 2 Chicago.............................. 000 000 001 1 EHosmer (8). DPKansas City 1, Chicago 1. LOBKansas City 5, Chicago 5. 2BBeckham (19), A.Dunn (14). HRS.Perez (6), Moustakas (17). SBA.Gordon (7). IP H R ER BB SO Kansas City Guthrie W,1-3.......... 8 5 0 0 0 6 G.Holland S,3-5 ...... 1 2 1 1 0 2 Chicago Quintana L,4-2 ........ 7 5 2 2 2 5 Crain ......................... 1 0 0 0 0 2 Myers........................ 1 0 0 0 0 0 Quintana pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. WPQuintana. AGordn lf AEscor ss L.Cain cf Butler dh S.Perez c Mostks 3b Francr rf Hosmer 1b TAreu 2b Kansas City ab 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 3 3 r 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 h bi 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 Chicago

Rays 3, Blue Jays 2

ab r h bi DJnngs lf 4 1 1 0 BUpton cf 4 1 1 1 Joyce rf 4 0 1 0 Longori dh 4 0 0 0 Zobrist 2b 2 1 1 0 C.Pena 1b 3 0 0 0 Kppngr 3b 4 0 1 1 EJhnsn ss 0 0 0 0 JMolin c 3 0 1 0 SRdrgz ss-3b 3 0 1 0 Totals 30 2 6 2 Totals 31 3 7 2 Toronto............................... 001 000 001 2 Tampa Bay......................... 003 000 00x 3 EHechavarria (1). DPToronto 1, Tampa Bay 1. LOBToronto 5, Tampa Bay 7. 2BK.Johnson (13), De.Jennings (13), B.Upton (18). HRCooper (4). SBB.Upton (21). SMathis. SFEncarnacion. IP H R ER BB SO Toronto Villanueva L,6-2 ...... 6 6 3 3 3 7 Delabar..................... 1 0 0 0 0 2 Lincoln ...................... 1 1 0 0 0 1 Tampa Bay Cobb W,6-8 ............. 7 5 1 1 0 7 Jo.Peralta H,26 ....... 1 0 0 0 0 3 Rodney S,34-35...... 1 1 1 1 0 0 HBPby Cobb (R.Davis, Hechavarria). BalkVillanueva. UmpiresHome, Lance Barksdale;First, Adrian Johnson;Second, Fieldin Culbreth;Third, Gary Cederstrom. T2:42. A13,441 (34,078). RDavis lf Rasms cf Encrnc dh YEscor ss Cooper 1b KJhnsn 2b Mathis c Gose rf Hchvrr 3b Toronto ab 3 4 3 4 4 4 3 3 2 r 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 h bi 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Tampa Bay


Braves, Uggla hand Phils another ugly loss

The Associated Press

Athletics 10, Angels 4
ab r h bi ab r h bi Trout cf-lf 5 1 1 1 Crisp cf 4 1 1 0 TrHntr rf 3 0 1 0 JGoms lf 5 1 2 2 V.Wells rf 1 0 0 0 Reddck rf 4 1 2 1 Pujols 1b 3 0 0 0 Cespds dh 5 1 2 0 Bourjos cf 1 0 0 0 Carter 1b 4 1 2 0 Trumo lf-1b 4 0 1 0 Inge 3b 3 2 1 0 KMorls dh 4 1 0 0 DNorrs c 5 2 1 3 Callasp 3b 3 1 0 0 Rosales ss 3 1 1 2 Aybar ss 4 1 2 2 JWeeks 2b 4 0 1 1 MIzturs 2b 4 0 1 1 BoWlsn c 4 0 1 0 Totals 36 4 7 4 Totals 371013 9 Los Angeles .................... 000 000 112 4 Oakland............................ 104 013 10x 10 ECallaspo (9), B.Colon (4), J.Weeks (10). LOB Los Angeles 6, Oakland 9. 2BCrisp (10), Carter (3). 3BJ.Weeks (8). HRTrout (20), Aybar (5), J.Gomes (12), Reddick (25), D.Norris (4), Rosales (1). SBCrisp (22), Cespedes (10). SFRosales. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles C.Wilson L,9-8 ........ 5 9 6 3 5 4 D.Carpenter............. 1 3 3 3 0 0 Williams.................... 1 1 1 1 0 1 Takahashi ................ 1 0 0 0 0 0 Oakland B.Colon W,9-8......... 7 4 1 0 0 5 Blackley.................... 2 3 3 3 1 2 Los Angeles Oakland Washington ............. 020 000 000 001 3 Houston.................... 200 000 000 000 2 DPWashington 2. LOBWashington 6, Houston 7. 2BMorse (12), Flores (12), Tracy (4). HREspinosa (11), B.Francisco (2). SBAltuve (22). S Bernadina. IP H R ER BB SO Washington Detwiler .................... 7 3 2 2 2 2 Mic.Gonzalez .......... 1 1 0 0 0 0 Mattheus................... 1 0 0 0 2 0 Gorzelanny .............. 113 0 0 0 1 1 Storen W,1-0 ........... 23 0 0 0 0 1 Clippard S,23-27..... 1 1 0 0 1 1 Houston Lyles ......................... 7 3 2 2 3 6 W.Wright .................. 23 0 0 0 0 2 Fe.Rodriguez........... 113 0 0 0 0 2 W.Lopez................... 1 1 0 0 0 2 Storey L,0-1 ............. 2 2 1 1 0 1

Indians 6, Twins 2
ab r h bi Kipnis 2b 3 1 0 1 AsCarr ss 4 0 1 1 Choo rf 4 1 4 2 CSantn dh 4 0 1 1 Brantly cf 4 0 1 0 Duncan lf 3 0 1 0 Carrer pr-lf 1 1 0 0 Marson c 3 0 0 0 Ktchm 1b 3 2 2 1 Lillirdg 3b 4 1 1 0 Totals 31 2 4 2 Totals 33 611 6 Minnesota .......................... 000 020 000 2 Cleveland ........................... 220 002 00x 6 ENishioka (3). DPMinnesota 2. LOBMinnesota 6, Cleveland 7. 2BSpan (30), Choo (34), Duncan (10), Lillibridge (2). HRA.Casilla (1). SBKipnis 2 (23), Lillibridge (9). SMarson. SF Kipnis. IP H R ER BB SO Minnesota Duensing L,2-7........ 7 11 6 4 1 3 Fien........................... 1 0 0 0 1 0 Cleveland Masterson W,8-10 .. 7 3 2 2 4 7 Pestano .................... 1 0 0 0 0 0 E.Rogers .................. 1 1 0 0 0 0 UmpiresHome, Jim Reynolds;First, James Hoye;Second, Jim Joyce;Third, Mike DiMuro. T2:28. A18,805 (43,429). Span cf Revere rf Mauer 1b Wlngh lf Mornea dh Doumit c Nishiok 2b Dozier ss ACasill 3b Minnesota ab 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 2 3 r 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 h bi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 Cleveland

PHILADELPHIA Dan Uggla hit a tiebreaking threerun double in the seventh after Tim Hudson blew a five-run lead and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 12-6 Wednesday night. Ryan Howards three-run homer off Hudson during a five-run fifth tied it at 6, but the wild card-leading Braves scored four runs after Antonio Bastardo (2-4) got the first two outs in the seventh. Michael Bourn had three hits, including a two-run homer, and drove in three, and Uggla also had three hits. Chad Durbin (4-1) tossed a perfect sixth to earn the win. Hudson allowed six runs and six hits in 4 1-3 innings. It was his second-shortest outing of the season.
Pirates 7, Diamondbacks 6

an RBI double in the eighth, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a three-game sweep with a 3-2 win Wednesday over the Cincinnati Reds. Jonathan Broxton (1-1) started the eighth with the Reds leading 2-1. He retired the first two batters before an infield single by Norichka Aoki. With Carlos Gomez up to bat, Aoki stole second and took third on catcher Dioner Navarros throwing error. Gomez hit a soft liner that just got over the outstretched glove of shortstop Wilson Valdez and Aoki scored to tie the game.
Marlins 13, Mets 0

Braves 12, Phillies 6
Philadelphia ab r h bi ab r h bi Bourn cf 5 2 3 3 Rollins ss 5 2 2 2 Prado lf 4 0 1 1 DBrwn lf 4 1 1 1 Heywrd rf 5 1 1 0 Horst p 0 0 0 0 C.Jones 3b 3 1 0 0 Wggntn ph 1 0 0 0 FFrmn 1b 3 2 0 1 Utley 2b 4 1 0 0 Uggla 2b 4 2 3 3 Howard 1b 4 1 2 3 D.Ross c 5 0 0 1 Mayrry cf 2 0 0 0 Janish ss 4 2 1 0 Schrhlt rf 3 0 0 0 THudsn p 2 1 1 2 Kratz c 3 0 0 0 Avilan p 0 0 0 0 Frndsn 3b 4 1 2 0 Gearrin p 0 0 0 0 Kndrck p 1 0 0 0 Hinske ph 1 0 0 0 Valdes p 0 0 0 0 Durbin p 0 0 0 0 Pierre ph 1 0 0 0 Venters p 0 0 0 0 Schwm p 0 0 0 0 Pstrnck ph 0 1 0 0 Mrtnz ph 1 0 0 0 OFlhrt p 0 0 0 0 Bastrd p 0 0 0 0 RJhnsn ph 1 0 0 0 Lindlm p 0 0 0 0 Kimrel p 0 0 0 0 L.Nix lf 1 0 0 0 Totals 37121011 Totals 34 6 7 6 Atlanta .............................. 040 200 420 12 Philadelphia .................... 100 050 000 6 EFrandsen (2). DPPhiladelphia 1. LOBAtlanta 7, Philadelphia 6. 2BBourn (20), Heyward (20), Uggla (21), T.Hudson (2), Rollins (25), D.Brown (3). HRBourn (9), Rollins (13), Howard (6). SBD.Ross (1). IP H R ER BB SO Atlanta T.Hudson ................. 413 6 6 6 3 4 Avilan ........................ 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Gearrin ..................... 13 Durbin W,4-1 ........... 1 0 0 0 0 1 Venters..................... 1 0 0 0 0 1 OFlaherty ................ 1 1 0 0 1 2 Kimbrel ..................... 1 0 0 0 0 2 Philadelphia K.Kendrick ............... 313 7 6 6 3 1 Valdes ...................... 123 0 0 0 0 2 Schwimer ................. 1 0 0 0 0 2 Bastardo L,2-4......... 23 1 3 3 2 1 Lindblom .................. 13 2 3 2 2 0 Horst ......................... 2 0 0 0 2 2 Lindblom pitched to 3 batters in the 8th. HBPby T.Hudson (Utley). WPK.Kendrick. PBD.Ross. UmpiresHome, Marty Foster;First, Tim Timmons;Second, Eric Cooper;Third, Jeff Kellogg. T3:14. A41,501 (43,651). Atlanta

Padres 7, Cubs 4
San Diego ab r h bi ab r h bi DeJess lf 4 0 0 0 Denorfi rf 4 1 1 0 BJcksn cf 3 0 0 0 Forsyth 2b 4 2 2 0 SCastro ss 4 0 0 0 Headly 3b 4 2 2 2 Rizzo 1b 4 0 0 0 Quentin lf 3 1 1 3 LaHair rf 3 1 0 0 Guzmn 1b 4 0 1 0 Clevngr c 4 1 1 1 Maybin cf 4 0 1 0 Valuen 3b 4 1 2 0 EvCarr ss 4 0 1 2 Barney 2b 3 1 1 1 JoBakr c 4 0 1 0 Raley p 1 0 0 0 Ohlndrf p 2 1 1 0 Cardns ph 1 0 0 0 Boxrgr p 0 0 0 0 Belivea p 0 0 0 0 Hinshw p 0 0 0 0 Vitters ph 1 0 1 2 Brach p 0 0 0 0 AlCarr p 0 0 0 0 Grgrsn p 0 0 0 0 Russell p 0 0 0 0 Amarst ph 1 0 0 0 Mather ph 1 0 0 0 Street p 0 0 0 0 Totals 33 4 5 4 Totals 34 711 7 Chicago.............................. 000 010 300 4 San Diego .......................... 004 300 00x 7 EDenorfia (1), Ev.Cabrera (7). DPSan Diego 1. LOBChicago 6, San Diego 7. 2BValbuena (10), Barney (23), Vitters (1). HRQuentin (12). SB Denorfia (9). SOhlendorf. IP H R ER BB SO Chicago Raley L,0-1 .............. 4 8 7 7 3 4 Beliveau ................... 2 2 0 0 0 1 Al.Cabrera ............... 1 0 0 0 0 2 Russell ..................... 1 1 0 0 0 0 San Diego Ohlendorf W,4-2 ..... 6 3 2 1 1 3 Boxberger ................ 13 2 2 2 0 1 Hinshaw H,1 ............ 13 0 0 0 1 1 Brach H,6 ................. 13 0 0 0 0 1 Gregerson H,17 ...... 1 0 0 0 1 1 Street S,20-20 ......... 1 0 0 0 0 1 Chicago

Orioles 8, Mariners 7, 14 innings

Baltimore ab r h bi Markks rf 7 1 4 1 Hardy ss 6 1 1 3 C.Davis dh 6 0 0 0 AdJons cf 7 0 2 1 Wieters c 6 2 3 2 Betemt 3b 4 0 1 0 Andino C.Wells rf 7 1 2 0 ph-3b 2 0 0 0 Carp 1b 7 1 2 1 McLoth lf 5 1 1 0 Olivo c 7 1 1 1 MrRynl 1b 5 1 1 0 Kawsk ss 6 1 3 0 Quntnll 2b 6 2 2 1 Totals 60 718 7 Totals 54 815 8 Seattle............... 320 002 000 000 00 7 Baltimore .......... 020 001 400 000 01 8 One out when winning run scored. EBetemit (15), Britton (1). LOBSeattle 13, Baltimore 10. 2BWieters (17), Mar.Reynolds (21). 3BC.Wells (2). HRSeager (12), Olivo (8), Hardy (16), Wieters 2 (15). SBThames (1), McLouth (1). CST.Robinson (1). SHardy. IP H R ER BB SO Seattle Beavan ..................... 6 7 4 4 1 2 Luetge ...................... 13 3 3 3 0 0 Pryor ......................... 123 2 0 0 0 4 Kinney ...................... 1 0 0 0 0 1 O.Perez .................... 2 0 0 0 0 3 Kelley L,2-3.............. 213 3 1 1 2 1 Baltimore Britton ....................... 5 8 7 4 2 6 Gregg ....................... 2 4 0 0 0 1 Patton ....................... 113 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 Ayala......................... 23 Strop ......................... 1 1 0 0 0 1 Lindstrom ................. 2 2 0 0 0 2 ODay W,6-0 ............ 2 1 0 0 0 1 Ackley 2b TRonsn lf MSndrs cf JMontr dh Thams pr-dh Seager 3b ab 7 6 7 4 2 7 r 1 0 0 1 0 1 h bi 2 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 2 3 Seattle

Rangers 10, Red Sox 9

Boston ab r h bi ab r h bi Kinsler 2b 3 1 0 0 Ellsury cf 5 0 0 0 Andrus ss 4 3 3 0 Crwfrd lf 5 1 1 0 Hamltn cf-lf 5 2 3 4 Pedroia 2b 5 2 2 0 Beltre 3b 3 0 0 2 AdGnzl 1b 5 3 3 3 N.Cruz rf 3 1 1 1 C.Ross rf 4 2 3 2 MiYong dh 5 0 1 0 Kalish pr 0 0 0 0 DvMrp lf 5 1 1 0 Mdlrks 3b 3 1 1 3 Gentry cf 0 0 0 0 Lvrnwy dh 4 0 0 0 Soto c 4 1 1 2 Shppch c 4 0 1 0 Morlnd 1b 3 1 1 1 Ciriaco ss 4 0 1 0 Totals 35101110 Totals 39 912 8 Texas ............................... 300 032 101 10 Boston.............................. 201 020 400 9 DPBoston 1. LOBTexas 6, Boston 7. 2BAd.Gonzalez 3 (34), C.Ross (22), Shoppach (12), Ciriaco (4). 3BHamilton (2), C.Crawford (2). HRHamilton (30), N.Cruz (18), Soto (1), Moreland (12), C.Ross (17), Middlebrooks (15). SBKinsler (20). SFBeltre 2. IP H R ER BB SO Texas M.Harrison ............... 423 8 5 4 3 3 Oswalt ...................... 113 3 4 4 1 3 Ogando W,2-0 ......... 2 0 0 0 0 2 Nathan S,23-24 ....... 1 1 0 0 0 2 Boston Beckett ..................... 5 8 8 8 2 2 Mortensen L,1-1...... 3 3 2 2 2 1 Aceves ..................... 1 0 0 0 1 1 Beckett pitched to 2 batters in the 6th. Mortensen pitched to 2 batters in the 9th. Oswalt pitched to 4 batters in the 7th. HBPby Beckett (Kinsler). PBSoto. UmpiresHome, Paul Nauert;First, Dana DeMuth;Second, Doug Eddings;Third, Lance Barrett. T3:30. A37,716 (37,067). Texas

PITTSBURGH Neil Walker homered and drove in five runs, Kevin Correia won his seventh straight decision and the Pittsburgh Pirates overcame four errors to beat Arizona Walker hit a three-run homer in the first his career-high 13th of the season and added a two-run double in the fifth to give Pittsburgh the lead for good. Correia (9-6) allowed three earned runs in six innings in his first start since the Pirates removed him from the rotation after they acquired Wandy Rodriguez.

NEW YORK Giancarlo Stanton hit two two-run homers, Jose Reyes also connected against his former team and the Miami Marlins handed the Mets their ninth straight loss at home. Reyes extended his hitting streak to a career-high 26 games, the longest in the majors this season. Stanton went deep twice against an ineffective Chris Young (3-6) and finished with four hits in the All-Star sluggers second game back from knee surgery.
Nationals 4, Astros 3

Rockies 3, Dodgers 1
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Five-run ninth helps Yanks top Wings

gle from Eduardo Nunez settled the scoring for the game. Chris Dickerson put the Yankees on the board early with a solo home run to left-centerfield off of Red Wings starter Shairon Martis for a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning. Former Scranton/WilkesBarre Yankee Matt Carson answered with a two-run home run of his own in the bottom of the first inning, for a 2-1 lead. In the top of the seventh, Melky Mesa crushed his second home run of the year over the left field wall, knotting the score at 2-2. Clete Thomas long solo shot to right-center gave Rochester a 3-2 advantage heading into the ninth. Mike OConnor got the no-decision for the Yankees in his longest outing since shutting out Norfolk as a member of the Columbus Clippers on August 6, 2008. The lefty tossed 6 1/3 innings, allowing two runs on just three hits, while striking out seven and not walking a batter. Following the Carson homer in the bottom of the first he retired 18 batters in a row before allowing a single off the bat of Chris Parmelee in the bottom of the seventh. Juan Cedeno picked up the win for the Yankees and Ryota Igarashi earned his eighth save. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and Rochester conclude the set tonight at 7:05 with John Maine takes the hill for the Yankees and P.J. Walters going for Rochester. This will be Walters second appearance against the Yankees this season, with the other coming on July 1 when he gave up three runs over four innings. It
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Wilkes 6, Kings 8, Misericordia 10 in poll


TournaI n the Swoyersville U12 Little LeagueMountain ment, Mountain Top defeated Back National, 2-1 to claim the championship. Colin Macko pitched five strong innings and Corey Chalk came in for the save to lead Mountain Top. Macko and Wyatt Kindler paced Mountain Top offensively, while Alex Kapral had two hits for Back Mountain National. Seen in the photo is Mountain Tops Brett Caladie (5) tagging out an unidentified Back Mountain National player attempting to reach second base.

The MAC released its preseason Coaches poll on Wednesday and its no surprise that four-time defending conference champion Delaware Valley was picked by the coaches to repeat as league champion receiving 77 total points and six first-place points. The last time the Aggies did not win the league title was in 2007. Wilkes is the highest ranked local school coming in at sixth receiving 47 points. The Colonels are coming off a 4-5 overall record with a 4-4 mark in the MAC. Kings received 21 points in the poll and is tied for eighth with FDU-Florham. Both teams struggled to 1-9 overall marks in 2011 and with identical 1-7 records in the conference. The Monarchs lone win of the season came against last years conference newcomer, Stevenson. FDUs lone victory came against Kings.

This seasons fresh team is Misericordia University, which debuts on the poll as No. 10 receiving nine points. The Cougars will begin their inaugural season on Sept. 1 with an away game against Gettysburg. Their first conference contest is at Lebanon Valley on Sept. 8. Misericordias first home game in school history comes on Sept. 15 against Widener. Every team in the conference opens on Sept. 1 with Kings at William Paterson and Wilkes at Morrisville among the contests. The Monarchs home opener is the following week against Widener, while Wilkes waits until Week 3 for its first home game taking on Widener. Widener (71 points), Lycoming (70), Albright (50) and Lebanon Valley (50) round out the top five teams in the preseason poll.

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have either left for various reasons or been dismissed from the team since OBrien was hired in January. OBrien and the Lions will discuss the season today at Penn States media day. Freshmen get their numbers With the attrition on the ros-

ter, Penn States true freshmen will get a long look in preseason camp to see if they can contribute right away. Wyoming Valley West and Meyers product Eugene Lewis falls into that group, especially after top receiver Justin Brown left for Oklahoma. Wednesdays roster update also came with uniform numbers for the rookies. Lewis will wear No. 16 for the Lions. Though Penn State will have names on the backs of their jer-

seys this season, there are actually two receivers named E. Lewis on the squad Eugene and fifth-year senior Evan (No. 4). Valley Views Nyeem Wartman, a true freshman linebacker, will wear No. 5. From Red Sox to black shoes Nine freshmen walk-ons were also listed on the new roster, six of them who played high school ball in Pennsylvania. One of those six is Reynolds Renny

Parthemore, now a punter and formerly a pitcher in the Boston Red Sox organization. Parthemore played at Cedar Cliff High School for former Valley West coach Jim Cantafio but pursued a baseball career after being drafted in the 18th round by the Sox in 2009. He was released in April. Penn State is looking for a new starting punter after Anthony Fera transferred to Texas. Junior Alex Butterworth enters camp as the favorite for the job. third shot on the par-5 No. 4 settled within a foot of the hole. Mulhern and Breck nodded their approval to give Weiscarger the make without an attempt a decision Weiscarger called very generous. Joeys a good putter, Mulhern said. It was 10 inches (from the hole), if that. Hed never miss that, Breck said. Breck just missed his own attempt at sending the championship to another hole. But he rolled another 20-foot putt a tad too hard, as the ball lipped out and finally settled the score. It just hit the back of the hole, Breck said. I thought it was in. Should have been in. But thats golf. And thats how the Potentates highly-competitive championship match was finally settled. John gave me the putt for the 4 (score), Weiscarger said. They hit the hole and (the ball) came out. They got 5 (on the card), we got 4.

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My first win here, so its nice, said Weiscarger, who has also captured the Wyoming Valley and Fox Hill tournaments in previous years. I feel very fortunate. Favorable fortune had with the outcome for the winners. Instead, it was pure putting that decided the tourneys championship match. Weiscarger was so close to the hole on an approach shot he was awarded a birdie, while Brecks bid at matching that feat barely bounced out. That only highlighted a tournament of crucial and incredible play from the green. Or anywhere near it. Brand hit a beauty of a 40-foot chip for birdie on the 18th and final hole Sunday to force two overtime holes after hard rains Sunday drenched, delayed and eventually caused the suspension of the match with darkness setting


Jim Breck reacts to lipping out a birdie putt on the first playoff hole in the Potentate Golf Tournament Wednesday in Dallas.

in. Oh, we felt good coming up 18 1-up, Breck said. The teams picked up Wednesday by starting their third playoff hole on No. 1 where Weiscargers 12-foot putt saved the hole and had him pumping his fist. Yeah, I was excited, Weiscarger said. Hes always tough, Brand said of his partner. Hes skilled and always tough. Then it was Brands turn to hit

the tough shot. Again. He sank an incredible putt from the lip of the green for birdie on No. 3. But Breck answered with a nifty, downhill 20-footer of his own, forcing a sixth playoff hole. My partner was terrific in the clutch, Weiscarger said. Chick is one of the best putters in the area. If hes around the green, hes dangerous. If it wasnt for his putts on 2 and 3, we wouldnt have made it to four. Once they did, Weiscargers

Course was Ian Poulter, facing the prospect of missing out on the Ryder Cup team, and Graeme McDowell, in Sunday contention at the last two majors and hopeful the outcome at the PGA Championship will be different. The major that bills itself as Glorys Last Shot felt more like a pop quiz. Rain has pounded Kiawah Island throughout the week, and it got so bad Wednesday that play was suspended because of storms before anyone teed off. It has led to limited practice time on the one course where players really need it. This is the first time South Carolina has hosted a major championship. Kiawah Island had the Ryder Cup in 1991, so long ago that Jose Maria Olazabal is the only player at the PGA Championship who played in the matches. And hes only in the field as the European captain. McDowell, Scott and Tiger Woods were among those who came to Kiawah last week for a look at the Pete Dye design, though all of them remarked that 2 inches of rain had fallen the night before and it was soft. Not much has changed a week later. The last couple of days have been very difficult from a preparation standpoint, McDowell said. The golf course has taken a lot of rain. It seems to drain extremely well, though. But theres no doubt, this golf course is a long course, and this little bit of rain is going to make it play longer, and certainly is changing the dynamic of it as we speak. Then, he headed out for an emergency nine, one last chance to see the stretch of holes that could determine the winner. Its going to be busy this afternoon, he said. Guys are scrambling around to get their preparation done. Thankfully, I feel like I have done enough so far. At most majors, practice

rounds are busy Monday and Tuesday, with mostly work on the practice range on the eve of the championship, perhaps nine holes in the morning. It was a little strange to prepare not your typical week leading up to a major, Stewart Cink said late Wednesday afternoon. But it was fine. We could get enough work in. Everybody is in the same boat, so it will be all right. No one is sure what to expect at Kiawah, the longest course in major championship history at 7,676 yards, depending on how they set it up. The nines on the Ocean Course are divided by the clubhouse and practice range the front nine is to the north and cuts through marshes, the back nine to the south, about a mile away from the ninth green, and featuring majestic views of the Atlantic Ocean beyond the dunes and sea oats. The course looks wide open, although typical of a Dye design, it forces players to look at trouble without realizing theres more room than meets the eye. The last time Kiawah was in a major spotlight the 91 Ryder Cup the course was new and ragged around the edges, the wind picked up and it was pure survival. Hale Irwin had a 41 on the back nine and still won the decisive point for a U.S. victory, but only after Bernhard Langer missed a 6-foot par putt. That anguish on his face epitomized the emotions of the Ryder Cup. The question is whether it becomes a product of Kiawah Island. The hazards are plenty 27 of the 86 acres that make up the Ocean Course are sandy areas, not to mention the water, the oppressive heat and humidity and mosquitos that do most of their damage in the morning. Darren Clarke was among those who got in a quick nine Wednesday morning, before a burst of showers. Walking off the 18th green, he wiped a small streak of blood from his wrist where he had killed a mosquito.

But Andy Reids presence will do much more than calm the Eagles, or teach them to tough out the most trying circumstances. Continued from Page 1B It lets them know sometimes, There wont be for awhile. its OK for even the toughest guys The sting of losing Garrett to cry. Reid, who was working with the Eagles strength and conditioning Paul Sokoloski is a Times Leader staff at the time of his death, sports columnist. You may reach him wont subside around Philadel- at 970-7109 or email him at psokoloski@timesleader.com. phia anytime soon.



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With heavy heart Reid back at camp

Coach returned to Lehigh University for training camp one day after burying his oldest son.
By Jeff McLane The Philadelphia Inquirer

BETHLEHEM Saying that he knew in his heart it was time and that his son Garrett "wouldnt have wanted it any other way," a "humbled" Andy Reid returned to the Eagles on Wednesday. The Eagles coach returned to training camp three days after Garrett Reid, 29, was found dead in his Lehigh University dormitory room. Reid, his wife, Tammy, and their four

other children buried Garrett on Tuesday. More than 900 people, including many from the Eagles and NFL communities, attended the funeral service at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Broomall. "Im a humble man standing before you, very humble man," Reid said, his voice cracking, at the outset of an 18-minute news conference that did not include a single football question. "Im humble because of the outpouring not only the media, but our football team, from the fans. It was unbelievable." Garrett Reid, who had been assisting the Eagles strength and conditioning coaching staff for the last few years, was pronounced dead after a team official

made a 911 call Sunday morning. Lehigh police said that there was no indication of suicide or foul play. Autopsy results are pending, although the Reids acknowledged in a statement on Mondaythattheirsonhadlosthisongoing battle with drug addiction. Reid was asked how he knew that to be the case and if he had already seen the Northampton County coroners autopsy results. "Im going to let all that take its course," Reid said. Autopsy results are still pending, and it could be weeks before a toxicology report is made public. Reid equated his sons struggle with addiction to "fighting a grizzly bear," he said. "Its hard to win." While Garrett Reids ad-

diction consumed the family for nearly a decade rehab stints, several prison stays Andy Reid said that he would most remember the friendship he had developed with his son as he became an adult. "He taught me a lot of lessons in life that Ill use down the road," Reid said. "Youll always remember the smile and the jokester that he was. You remember those things. Those help you get through the good and the bad times." Reid said that he had spoken to leaders in the Mormon church; a grief counselor, AP PHOTO Dr. Kevin Elko, who also met with Eagles players; and former NFL coach Tony Dun- Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid gy, who lost his son while he coached the returned to the Eagles a day after his 29-year-old sons funeral. Colts, for support.

Preseason kicks off tonight with RG3, Luck debuts

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer

Yep, thats Peyton Manning wearing No. 18 and throwing passes. The uniform might look strange, though. And yes, thats a female line judge making calls in the Green Bay at San Diego game. As for those two good-looking youngsters with the Colts and Redskins, theyre the top picks from this years draft making their NFL debuts. The first full weekend of preseason games kicks off tonight with Manning leading the Denver Broncos at Chicago, his first action since the playoffs after the 2010 season for the once-indestructible quarterback. On the same night, Shannon Eastin makes history when she officiates in the Packers-Chargers matchup on national television, no less. Eastin is one of the replacement officials hired by the league while the regulars are locked out after their contract with the NFL expired. Also tonight, second overall selection Robert Griffin III leads the Redskins at Buffalo. Top overall pick QB Andrew Luck must wait until Sunday for the Colts first exhibition game, at home against St. Louis. The rest of tonights night schedule has New Orleans, al-

ready 1-0 after beating the Rams in the Hall of Fame game, at New England; Pittsburgh at Philadelphia; and Baltimore at Atlanta. On Friday, its the Super Bowl champion New York Giants at Jacksonville; the New York Jets at Cincinnati; Tampa Bay at Miami; Arizona at Kansas City; Cleveland at Detroit: and Minnesota at San Francisco. Saturdays matchups have Houston at Carolina and Tennessee at Seattle. Dallas at Oakland finishes off the weekend on Monday night.

Extra spice in this game comes from the 42-year-old Eastins debut. I believe I am ready, said Eastin, a referee in the MEAC (FCS division). Im a realistic person and I know what is realistic for me. I am not going to play football. I feel it is realistic for me to officiate. I make myself ready for any opportunity that comes my way. I will come in with my eyes wide open. Washington at Buffalo Anticipated rookie debut No. 1. Griffins throwing motion is poetDenver at Chicago ry, but he might not be making many rhymes against Buffalos Imagine the anticipation Manning is feeling about getting back revamped defense that features end Mario Williams, the only $100 on the field after neck surgery million defensive player in NFL forced him to miss all of last season, then the Colts let him walk as history. Weve talked about what it a free agent. The four-time MVP looks like by just looking at the cant possibly be treating this as names written down, holdover another friendly. defensive tackle Kyle Williams I think hes anxious to get in there, just like all of our starters, said. Sure, that looks good. But can we take it and put it on the coach John Fox said field? And thats what were trying Even Bears QB Jay Cutler is eager to see Manning back behind to do now. The Bills want to make a good center. first impression, which could I think everyone is, Cutler mean lots of pass pressure on RG3 said. There are a lot of question early. marks over there, but Peytons St. Louis at Indianapolis Peyton. Hes going to be on top of Anticipated rookie debut No. 2. things, and Im sure hes going to Luck wont want to force things look fine. and knows comparisons to ManGreen Bay at San Diego

Tom Brady barely will play. N.Y. Giants at Jacksonville Champion Giants get started, but already plagued by injuries. Minnesota at San Francisco Randy Moss goes against team he once starred with. Baltimore at Atlanta Falcons did no game-planning for this one. Houston at Carolina Year 2 for Panthers QB Cam Newton could be spectacular. Cleveland at Detroit Uh-oh. Browns already have injury woes, including top pick RB Trent Richardson. N.Y. Jets at Cincinnati Look for lots of Tim Tebow in AP PHOTO this one. Dallas at Oakland Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III throws during Cowboys finish off their West training camp at Redskins Park, Monday in Ashburn, Va. Coast stint as Dennis Allen coaches first game for Raiders. service Tuesday. ning will be coming regardless of Arizona at Kansas City You feel the strength of the how he fares. Chiefs have three key players team, Reid said when asked why New Rams coach Jeff Fisher back from long-term injuries: RB he came back so soon. I felt it understands the rebuilding in St. with my family the past couple of Jamaal Charles, S Eric Berry, TE Louis will take time. Already, he Tony Moeaki. days, and I feel it with the team. has a loss, 17-10 against New Tampa Bay at Miami Orleans in the Hall of Fame game. Im a football coach, thats what I Does anyone really want to sit do, and I know my son wouldnt Pittsburgh at Philadelphia want it any other way. I cant put it in the heat to watch this one when Andy Reid plans to coach the it doesnt count? Or even if it to you any more frank than that. Eagles just two days after son He loved the Philadelphia Eagles. does? Garrett was buried. More than Tennessee at Seattle I know what he would want me to 900 people, including NFL ComTwo teams with off-field woes missioner Roger Goodell, general do. New Orleans at New England to contend with, especially Titans managers and coaches from other In regular season, this would be WR Kenny Britt and Seahawks teams and current and former RB Marshawn Lynch. a shootout. But Drew Brees and players, attended the funeral

Browns Richardson to have knee examined

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CLEVELAND Trent Richardsons ailing left knee may be more seriously injured than the Cleveland Browns thought. The team issued a one-sentence statement Wednesday saying that the running back, picked No. 3 overall in Aprils draft, will see a specialist on Thursday. The statement says: Trent Richardson is traveling to Pensacola, Fla., where he will have his left knee further evaluated by Dr. James Andrews tomorrow. Richardson had arthroscopic surgery on the knee Feb. 3, which caused him to miss some portions of the NFL combine before the draft. Minnesota Vikings MANKATO, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings are aiming to put Adrian Peterson in for some exhibition game carries before they clear him for the regularseason opener. In order to get to that point, the star running back will have to start practicing. That could come next week. The coaching and medical staffs will evaluate Petersons left knee after the Vikings return from San Francisco, the site of their first preseason game Friday night. Coach Leslie Frazier said Petersons pushing to join the team for practice has been never ending, but Peterson said Wednesday hes let up on his lobbying. The date that matters most is Sept. 9, when the Vikings play Jacksonville to start the season. Frazier said again theres no indication Peterson wont be

able to take part in that game.

Seattle Seahawks RENTON, Wash. Terrell Owens has completed his first practice back in the NFL as a member of the Seattle Seahawks, a workout that featured some impressive catches and getting slammed to the turf by a new teammate. Owens spoke before a huge throng of media following Wednesdays practice. Owens says hes changed a lot in the past two years since his last NFL stop with Cincinnati. Owens spent the 2011 season out of the NFL and signed with Seattle after a tryout Monday. He participated in most drills during the two-hour practice wearing No. 10. Owens did get wrestled to the ground by cornerback Brandon Browner during a one-on-one drill, when Owens attempted to run through the big cornerback but Browner wouldnt let him go. Oakland Raiders NAPA, Calif. The Oakland Raiders expressed relief that running back Mike Goodson is only dealing with a bit of soreness a day after being hospitalized with a neck injury following a scary training camp hit. Goodson is back with the team but did not come out to Wednesdays practice. Coach Dennis Allen says he doesnt know when Goodson will be back but does not anticipate it taking as long as a few weeks.







Three-peat for U.S. beach volleyball

May-Treanor and Walsh Jennings defeated fellow Americans for gold medal.
By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer


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LONDON Misty MayTreanor danced on the sand and then off it, leaving Horse Guards Parade with Kerri Walsh Jennings and a third gold medal. Playing in the Summer Games together for the last time, the twice-defending champions extended their unbeaten streak to 21 in a row through Athens, Beijing and now London by defeating Jennifer Kessy and April Ross 21-16, 21-16 in an all-American final on Wednesday night. The match started with nearby Big Ben pealing the hour

and ended with the Star-Spangled Banner rising from the iconic venue in the Prime Ministers backyard, just down the Mall from the royal residence at Buckingham Palace. Playing on Henry VIIIs former jousting tiltyard, with the current Prince Harry in the crowd, Walsh Jennings and May-Treanor continued their reign as champions of the beach. Its insane. It doesnt feel like its real, Walsh Jennings said. I told Misty when we were getting our medals: If I wake up tomorrow and we have to replay this match, Im going to be furious. Because it feels like Im in a dream. It truly feels surreal and it


Kerri Walsh Jennings kisses her medal during a podium ceremony after winning the gold medal beach volleyball match.

didnt feel like that the first two times for whatever reason. But this, its almost too good to be true. Dominating the sport for three Olympiads, Walsh Jen-

nings and May-Treanor have won every match theyve ever played at the Summer Games and lost just one of 43 sets. No one had ever won even two beach volleyball gold med-

als before the Americans won their second straight in Beijing. No woman had ever won three Olympic beach volleyball medals of any kind. I know how hard it is to win one tournament. And the amount of tournaments theyve won is crazy, said Kessy, who jumped for joy on the medal podium after she and Ross won silver in their Olympic debuts. For them to do it for years and years and to be on top is just really impressive. We learn a lot from them. Earlier Wednesday, Brazils Juliana and Larissa beat Xue Chen and Zhang Xi of China to win the bronze. Brazils Emanuel and Alison were scheduled to play Julius Brink and Jonas Reckermann of Germany in the mens goldmedal match on Thursday night.

out a medal. The defending Olympic champions lost 28-26, 25-20, 25-20 to Italy in the quarterfinals. U.S. setter Donald Suxho bent over with his hands on his knees and shook his head as Italy celebrated the win at Earls Court. And after shaking hands with the Italians, the Americans turned to applaud the many U.S. fans in the crowd.


Two spectacular crashes marred the start of the BMX competition, and time trial world champion Caroline Buchanan of Australia and Raymon van der Biezen of the Netherlands posted the best times of the seeding runs. On the challenging course sitting next to the London Velodrome, American rider Brooke Crain crashed in the home stretch in a section made of a succession of small jumps. She managed to get back on her bike to cross the finish line but officially was listed as not finishing. If shes able to continue, she would be given the 16th and final seed. Latvian rider Edzus Treimanis also went down on the track at the same spot, falling face first.

Two women injured


USA mens basketballs Tyson Chandler dunks against Australias David Andersen during Wednesdays Olympic quarterfinal basketball game in London.

The U.S. was shut out of Olympic sailing medals for the first time since 1936 when womens match racing skipper Anna Tunnicliffe was beaten in the quarterfinals by Finland. Tunnicliffe, who was born in England and moved to the United States when she was 12, was the only remaining American with a chance for a medal. While the Americans underperformed, the Australians continued to pile up victories.

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Bryants late surge helps U.S. advance

Lakers star scored all 20 of his points in the second half win over Australia.
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Middleweight Claressa Shields dominated Kazakhstans Marina Volnova in the semifinals of the first Olympic womens tournament, earning a spot in the title bout against Russias Nadezda Torlopova. After pounding away at the slower Volnova for most of the 29-15 fight, the 17-year-old Shields pounded her taped right fist against her own left shoulder and screamed with joy. Shields is the last American boxer left in London after flyweight Marlen Esparza lost 10-8 to Chinese world champion Ren Cancan an hour earlier.

Shields moves to finals


United States Brittney Reese competes in the womens long jump final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium Wednesday in London.

Drought over for U.S.

Reese is first American woman to win long jump since 1988.
By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer

The U.S. mens team was eliminated with an 8-2 quarterfinal loss to unbeaten Croatia. The Croats jumped to a 5-0 lead by halftime with ferocious defense on one end of the pool and efficient shooting on the other.

U.S. eliminated


Japan won a pair of womens freestyle wrestling events, with Kaori Icho taking the 63-kilogram division and Hitomi Obara finishing on top of the 48-kg category. Icho became the first Japanese woman to capture the same event in three straight Olympics. She beat Jing Ruixue of China 3-0, 2-0 to extend her winning streak to 72 matches.

Japan wins two


LONDON After leaving the most important decision of her career up to her persuasive mother, Brittney Reese knew there was only one place to start looking when it was time to celebrate her Olympic gold medal in the long jump. Reese claimed one of the three gold medals the U.S. track and field team won Wednesday night at the London Games, becoming the first American woman to win the Olympic long jump title since Jackie Joyner-Kersee in 1988. Its a surreal moment, she said. I got very emotional you do when youre representing your country.

My mom and aunt are here, so this is a great moment for me and my family. Within the space of a half hour at the packed, 80,000-seat Olympic stadium, Allyson Felix finally won the 200-meter title that had eluded her at Athens and Beijing, Aries Merritt won the110-meter hurdles gold medal and Reese won the long jump. The two-time world champion went into the competition with the best jump of the season and put down the best mark in the final with 23 feet, 4 1-2 inches (7.12 meters) on her second attempt. Russias Elena Sokolova took the silver medal at 23-2 1-2 (7.07) and Janay Deloach earned the bronze for the United States at 22-71-4 (6.89). It was a major achievement

for Reese, who could easily have been lost to track and field. She was considering offers for basketball scholarships when her mother, Carla Young, made a fateful decision for her: Stick with track and field, at the University of Mississippi. My mom fell in love with Ole Miss and they were still in contact with me while I was in my community college, Reese said. I sat down with her and she told me track is what I needed to do and Mamma knows best, so thats what I did. Now that shes the reigning Olympic and world champion indoors and out and is third all-time in the U.S. behind Joyner-Kersee and Marion Jones in terms of longest jumps she could be excused for thinking about another career change. But thats not likely before the 2016 Games in Rio.

LONDON As the shot fell through the net, Kobe Bryant held up three fingers on each hand. It was his third straight 3pointer in the fourth quarter, enough for the U.S. mens Olympic team to finally put away stubborn Australia. Yes, alls fine with Bryant, and the Americans gold medal hopes, as well. Bryant silenced his critics and broke open a tight game with six 3-pointers in the second half Wednesday night as the U.S. advanced to the semifinals of the London Games with a 119-86 victory over Australia. Somebody made him mad. I could see it in his eyes, American Kevin Durant said. I wanted him to kind of turn it on and thats what he did. On a night when LeBron James had a triple-double, the story was Bryants awakening from his Olympic slumber. The five-time NBA champion has even said this team could have beaten the Dream Team, and on the 20th anniversary of that squads gold medal win, he put on the kind of show that makes his claim hard to dismiss. Bryant scored all of his 20 points after halftime, finally delivering the kind of game expected of him in London. He had insisted his time would come, and none of his teammates ever doubted it. I kind of knew what button to push with him. I was talking to him at halftime and in the third quarter and I guess I pushed the button. He woke up and to see that, Ive been on the other side of the ball and had that situation before, teammate Carmelo Anthony said.

Bryant, a top-five scorer in NBA history, brushed away Anthonys attempts to take credit as easily NEXT as the quesGAME tions hes been hearing in LonUnited States vs. don. Argentina He was just WHEN: 4 saying, Lets p.m., today see what we TV: NBC see during the Sports season. But by Network that point, I was already revved up, Bryant said. James finished with 11 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists for the Americans, who advanced to their third straight Olympic semifinal meeting with Argentina, which beat Brazil earlier Wednesday. Deron Williams added 18 points, Anthony had 17 and Durant 14. The Americans beat the Argentines 126-97 on Monday in the final game of pool play, yet another night they didnt need much from Bryant, who came in averaging just 9.4 points and hearing whispers that something must be wrong with him, though both he and his teammates kept assuring people there was no problem. This time was different eventually after Bryant misfired on all four shots in the first half. Just kind of searching for something to get me going, for something that would activate the Black Mamba, as Coach calls it, Bryant said. That came when Australia scored the first 11 points of the second half, cutting the Americans lead to three after back-toback 3-pointers by Joe Ingles. The U.S. lead was only six before Bryant, who had never gotten in an offensive rhythm in London and just minutes earlier had committed another puzzling offensive foul, finally broke out.

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ica Campbell-Brown, who defeated Felix in the Athens and Beijing Games and was trying to become the first woman to win the same individual track and field event in three consecutive Olympics. Instead, the Americans were the ones celebrating three straight, their own 15 minutes of fame: Felix, followed quickly by Aries Merritt in the 110 hurdles and Brittney Reese in the long jump. We are always aware of what the medal count is, said Jason Richardson, who finished second to Merritt in the hurdles as part of a seven-medal day at the track for the United States. I know track and field can ... let the world know the Americans are the best track and field country. The Americans head into the last four days of the Olympics with 20 medals at the track 10 away from fulfilling their Project 30 aspirations for the London Games. Felix certainly did her part. Shes been trying very hard for this moment, said Jeter, who became the first U.S. woman to medal in both sprints since Florence Griffith-Joyner in 1988. When I gave her a hug, thats exactly what I told her: Youve waited for this moment. In 2011, Felix and her coach, Bobby Kersee Joyner-Kersees husband harbored visions of an Olympic double in the 200 and 400 meters. That turned out to be misguided, and at the world championships, Felix settled for silver in the 400 and an uncharacteristic bronze in the 200. So they decided on a different double the 100 and 200 and it wound up causing them an unexpected dose of trouble. It was the third-place tie in 100-meter qualifying at U.S. trials earlier this summer that hovered over Felixs run-up to these Olympics forcing her to defend herself off the track for the first time in an otherwisepristine career. Her tie with Jeneba Tarmoh for the third and final spot in the 100 forced USA Track and Field officials to scramble for a solution. One possibility was a coin flip; instead, they settled on a run-off. But Tarmoh begged off. Felix, admittedly not a serious medal contender for the 100, had to defend her decision not to give up the spot, and she went on

A long list of Games losers

IT WASNT EXACTLY a race to celebrate back home, though Rene Herrera of the Philippines did manage to set a personal best in a mens 5,000-meter heat Wednesday at the Olympic stadium. That he finished dead last, 43 seconds behind the next finisher hardly mattered. He was an Olympian, even if the Olympics offer a most uneven playing field for most countries. There are 204 of them in London 11 more than in the United Nations and most will go home losers. While the U.S. and China dominate the medal tables, 128 countries have yet to win one and probably wont. That includes the Philippines, which hasnt won a medal since boxer Mansueto Velasco got a silver in 1996 in Atlanta. The list of losers at this Olympics is long, indeed, but it goes far beyond the medals table: DOWN, DOWN UNDER: If theres anything that makes the British as happy as seeing their country hauling in Olympic medals, its making fun of Australia for its dismal performance in London. Australia which averaged 16 golds the last three games had only five gold medals through Wednesday, prompting the countrys sports minister to concede a medals bet with her British counterpart with five days left for the games. FRENCH WHEELS: Theres no loser like a sore loser. The French were having a hard enough time digesting Britains dominance when they fell for a line from British cycling chief Dave Brailsford that the country had specially round wheels on its bikes. French cycling officials were so suspicious of the fast British times, they called for a close look at the British bikes and their magic wheels. U.S. BOXERS: Miserable in Beijing, horrible in London. They used to steal medals from U.S. boxers, but now theyre so bad theres no need. There were nine U.S. men competing in Olympic boxing the most of any country and they couldnt bring home a single medal for the first time in history. WOMEN BOXERS: Theyre stealing the show in London, but theyre still struggling to get respect. While men compete in nine different weight classes, women are consigned to just three, meaning some must gain or lose considerable weight to fit into a category. Thats largely because the IOC doesnt want to add more athletes to the games, but the same organization has approved a full field for golf, of all things, at the 2016 Rio Games. LOLO JONES: Her Olympic disappointment in Beijing where she was leading before hitting a hurdle late would have been enough for any athlete. But London was especially cruel, even though she had a season-best time in finishing fourth in the 100-meter hurdles. Jones wasnt unhappy



United States Ashton Eaton reacts after his throw in the shot put in the decathlon during the athletics Wednesday.

to finish fifth. The three heats in the Olympic 100, she said, were the perfect tuneup for the race she really wanted to win. Everyone just expected me to give up this spot, because I think lots of people ... know me and they know that Im seen as this very nice girl, Felix said with a chuckle a few days before the start of track and field in London. But its not just about me. On this night, though, it was. Twice before, Felix came into the Olympics on even footing, or even a slight favorite, against Campbell-Brown. Both times, the American ended up disappointed and the last time in Beijing, choking back tears, she called it deja vu, and not in a good way. This time, there would be no regrets, and nobody can say Felix didnt earn it. Also in the race were the Olympic champions at 100 (Fraser-Pryce) and 400 (Sanya Richards-Ross), the two-time defending Olympic champion at 200 (Campbell-Brown) and the reigning world champion at 100 meters (Jeter). Mens 110-meter hurdles ered a favorite to make the Berlin squad. A week before the Olympic Trials, he pulled a leg muscle after cramping up from a long drive from Plymouth to the AAU Championships in Princeton, N.J. He was not able to participate at the qualifiers, and Owens became a national hero when he won four gold medals in Berlin. It was just an unfortunate injury, Johnson said, in a 1984 interview with The Times Leader. You cant get carried away with what might have been. You think of it as, thats life. It just happens ` that way, particularly in the sprint. It doesnt last very long when you think of all the hours of preparation. He was considered a favorite for the 1940 Summer Games in Helsinki before World War II cancelled the event. Johnsons Olympic dreams would come to an end when the war took the 1944 Games.

LONDON Aries Merritts hurdling career started on a dare. It took off with a technical change. And it peaked with a gold medal Wednesday night. The 27-year-old Merritt led a 1-2 finish for the United States in the 110-meter hurdles at the London Olympics, winning in 12.92 seconds. World champion Jason Richardson was second in 13.04. Hansle Parchment of Jamaica took the bronze in 13.12. Defending champion Dayron Robles of Cuba pulled up midway through the race, clutching his right hamstring. Merritt and Richardson gave the U.S. its first gold-silver finish in the event since 1996, when Allen Johnson and Mark Crear claimed the top two spots in Atlanta. No American had won gold since. Ive worked so hard for this moment and who knows if Ill ever get this chance again? Merritt said. Its a once-in-a-lifetime moment and Im just kind of living it. Im the champion. It still hasnt sunk in yet that Im Olympic champion. Im still in shock. He should have seen it coming. Everyone else did, even his

high school track coach about a dozen years ago. Decathlon LONDON After Ashton Eatons big first day in the Olympic decathlon, he was far more interested in sleep. And with good reason. His day began Wednesday by breaking Bill Toomeys 44-yearold Olympic record in the decathlon 100-meter dash, finishing in 10.35 seconds. He ended it with a solid performance in the 400, bursting across the line in 46.90. In between, Eaton was first in the long jump, 11th in the shot put and second in the high jump. But he didnt stay around long to chat about medals or world-record possibilities. He was off in a hurry. Gotta go, he said after the evening session. Early morning. The American put himself in position not only to break the Olympic record, but to give himself an outside chance at topping his own world mark. After five events, Eaton has a 220-point advantage over fellow American Trey Hardee.

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letes, flashed during American tracks golden era in the1930s. He quickly became known as the Columbia Comet for his unworldly talent on the Ivy League schools track team. Seen as one of the top sprinters in the world, Johnson had four opportunities for Olympic qualification that came up short. Local donations sent him to Palo Alto, Calif. for the 1932 Olympic trials. The 17-year old Plymouth High School junior placed fourth in the 200 dash one spot short of qualifying for the Los Angeles games. By 1936, Johnson had defeated American sprinters Jesse Owens, Ralph Metcalfe and Eulace Peacock at several Indoor AAU championships, and was consid-

He became a world-record holder in two events during a famed 1937 European tour. He broke the mark in the 100-yard dash in Germany. He ran a worldrecord-breaking 100-meter dash of 10.2 seconds in Germany and France. Johnsons most notable feat came at the 1938 Millrose Games in Madison Square Garden. He tied his world record in the 60yard dash with a 6.2-second clip before breaking it twice with 6.1and 6-second runs. According to the Columbia University Athletics website, timers dismissed his 5.9-second time because they did not think it was humanly possible to run that fast. The Columbia Comet made headlines in 1935 when he publicly clashed with the AAU head and former New York Supreme Court Justice Jeremiah T. Mahoney over a boycott of the Berlin Games.

According to the Ivy League, Johnson told Columbia students compared the treatment of blacks in the South to the Nazis persecution of Jews in Germany. It is futile and hypocritical that Judge Mahoney should attempt to clean up conditions in Germany before cleaning up similar conditions in America, Johnson said in the Columbia Spectator. Following his athletic career, Johnson spent his career in public service. He served in World War II in the Army, and became a commander of the 70th Transportation Truck battalion in Korea. He retired from the military at the rank of a colonel, and taught as a professor of military science at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo. He worked as a bureau director for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare until retirement. In December of1992, he passed away at the age of 72.

with her race, but she broke down during an appearance on NBCs Today show when asked about published reports suggesting she was a shameless marketer of herself, more image than substance. They should be supporting our U.S. Olympic athletes and instead they just ripped me to shreds, Jones said tearfully. KOBE BRYANT: Wheres Kobe? Everywhere it seems but on the basketball court. Bryant has been enjoying his Olympics, watching tennis at Centre Court at Wimbledon, seeing the U.S. womens basketball team beat up on other countries and sitting with his family at the pool when Michael Phelps was swimming. But the player who was counted on to carry the U.S. team in Beijing has been a no-show on the court, where he looks a step slow and out of sync with the rest of the U.S. superstars. Entering Wednesday, he was averaging only about 9 points and is the only player on Team USA shooting under 40 percent. BIGGEST DOPES: Alex Schwazer, the 2008 Olympic race walk champion from Italy, was in tears back in Rome after being expelled from the Olympics for doping. Schwazer said he bought blood booster EPO in Turkey and kept it hidden from his wife, figure skater Carolina Kostner, and his parents in a box of vitamins in a refrigerator. He said he injected it every day, hoping it would help him win another gold. GOING HOME: Of all the reasons to be sent home, former 100-meter world champion Kim Collins had one thats hard to beat. Collins was banned from the St. Kitts and Nevis team for missing training sessions, but said he was punished for spending time with his wife. LOCHTE LAGS: Kind of hard to say a guy who won five medals is a loser. But Ryan Lochte came to London declaring that it was his time to dominate, and he won only one gold medal in an individual event. Lochte beat Michael Phelps in their first big matchup, but Phelps came back to win their second meeting and was once again the biggest medal winner on the U.S. swim team. BRITISH ECONOMY: London retailers are finding out what every host city discovers when the Olympics come to town: They were sold a bill of goods about the economic benefits of the games. Almost nightly, the BBC sends out a reporter to tourist areas to see just how bad things are, and almost nightly shopkeepers and pub operators complain that the Olympics are scaring away regular tourists.
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. Everett Golsons first season at Notre Dame was spent running the Irishs scout team. It was a good learning experience and a chance to mature in the whirlwind of a big-time football program. He acknowledges it was also a bit humbling. Its time to get back to what I know I can do, Golson said Wednesday. What he knows how to do is move the football, either with his legs as a breakaway runner or with a strong arm that saw him throw for more than 11,000 yards and 151 TDs as a prep star in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Now hes in the running to be the Irishs starter and has emerged from a four-quarterback derby as a front runner, along with Andrew Hendrix. Coach Brian Kelly said the two QBs are getting an even amount of reps in practice, even though Golson got more work with the first team Wednesday when re-

porters were allowed to watch the entire workout. Its 1-A, 1-B. Both have made great progress, Kelly said. The competition took on a new twist when Tommy Rees, who is 12-4 as a starter the last two seasons, was arrested following a scuffle with police as he fled an offcampus party in May. Rees was suspended for the Irishs Sept. 1 season opener against Navy in Dublin, Ireland, and although in uniform did very little in practice Wednesday in terms of participating in the drills. Gunner Kiel, a freshman and a top recruit, is No. 3 right now. Golson, Hendrix and Kiel all made a point Wednesday of saying how helpful Rees has been in helping them learn the intricacies and formations in Kellys spread offense. Well be talking in the room and hes like, you know, if you need anything, Im here for you, said Golson, who is Rees roommate during camp. Thats how it is with this whole unit, not only just with Tommy. ... Even though this is a competition, we also help each other out.

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U.S. homeowners are getting better about keeping up with their mortgage payments, driving the percentage of borrowers who have fallen behind to a three-year low, according to a new report. Some 5.49 percent of the nations mortgage holders were behind on their payments by 60 days or more in the April-to-June period, the agency said. The second-quarter delinquency rate is down from 5.82 percent in the same period last year, and below the 5.78 percent rate for the first three months of 2012.

Mortgage delinquencies fall

Androids smartphone lead grows

By ANICK JESDANUN AP Technology Writer

Mission Foods is expanding its operation in Crestwood Industrial Park, Wright Township. The company has leased 40,153 square feet from Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services in an 110,000square-foot building at 5-11 Elmwood Road. The expansion space is located immediately adjacent to Mission Foods 136,244-square-foot tortilla production facility at 15 Elmwood Road. Bill Moore, president and CEO of the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Business and Industry, said the expansion will help retain the firms approximately 400 local jobs.

Mission Foods expanding


Cattle rancher Ron Gill looks over his herd as he checks his grazing pasture in rural Wise County, Texas. Gill has been cross breeding cattle with more drought-tolerant breeds that can withstand heat and droughts better.

Seeking hardier breeds and seeds

By DAVID PITT Associated Press

Fannie Mae earned $2.2 billion from April through June, its second quarterly gain in net income since being taken over by the government during the 2008 financial crisis. Fannie said Wednesday that it paid a dividend of $2.9 billion to the Treasury Department and sought no additional aid. The company received about $116 billion from the Treasury Department, the most expensive bailout of a single company. It has so far repaid about $26 billion.

Fannie earns $2.2 billion

DES MOINES, Iowa Cattle are being bred with genes from their African cousins who are accustomed to hot weather. New corn varieties are emerging with larger roots for gathering water in a drought. Across American agriculture, farmers and crop scientists have concluded that its too late to fight climate change. They need to adapt to it with a new generation of hardier animals and plants specially engineered to survive, and even thrive, in intense heat, with little rain. The single largest limitation for agriculture worldwide is drought, said Andrew Wood, a professor of plant

physiology and molecular biology at Southern Illinois University. On his Kansas farm, Clay Scott is testing a new kind of corn called Droughtguard as his region suffers through a second consecutive growing season with scarce precipitation. Developed by St. Louis-based Monsanto and German-based BASF, Droughtguard is a combination of the best drought-tolerant seed. The urgency is also evident in Texas, where rainfall has been below normal since 1996. Crops and pastures were decimated in 2011 by a searing drought, and some got hit again this year. Ranchers have sold off many animals they couldnt graze or afford to feed. Cattle inventory, at 97.8 million

head as of July 1, is the smallest since the U.S. Department of Agriculture began a July count in 1973. Ron Gill, a rancher who also heads the animal science department at Texas A&M University, said research has been under way for years to develop cattle that can withstand heat and grow on lower-quality forage. Last year, he started incorporating into his herd Beefmaster cattle, a cross between Brahman cattle, which originated in India, and European breeds that include Herefords and Shorthorns. Hes also experimenting with the appropriately named Hotlanders, a Texas breed developed for its heat tolerance using genetics from Senepol cows bred in the Virgin Islands.

NEW YORK Got an iPhone? Youre in the minority. There were four Android phones for every iPhone shipped in the second quarter, research firm IDC said Wednesday. Thats up from a ratio of 2.5 to 1 in the same period last year. The success of Samsungs Android phones helped Googles operating system extend its dominance in the smartphone market. Samsung and other phone makers shipped nearly 105 million Android smartphones in the April-June quarter, giving Android 68 percent of the worldwide market, up from 47 percent last year. The gains came largely at the expense of BlackBerry phones made by Research in Motion Ltd. and Symbian phones made largely by Nokia. Each saw its market share drop below 5 percent. Nokia is now making phones that use Microsofts Windows system. The market share for Apples iPhone, powered by its iOS software, fell slightly to 17 percent, from 19 percent. But the company shipped more iPhones than a year ago. Apple still dominates in tablet computers, with 68 percent of the market in the second quarter, according to IDC. Google is trying to close the gap with its own branded Android tablet, the Nexus 7. Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble have made some inroads with lowercost tablets that run modified versions of Android. According to IDC, Samsung accounted for 44 percent of all Android phones in the second quarter and shipped more Android phones than the next seven Android phone makers combined.

U.S. companies got slightly more out of their workers this spring after scaling back on hiring. The modest 1.6 percent annualized gain in productivity from April through June signals employers may need to hire more if demand picks up. The Labor Department said Wednesday that the increase followed a 0.5 percent decline in the January-March quarter, less than first estimated.

U.S. productivity rises

Office 2010, we hardly knew ye; Office 2013 already on the way
JUST AS WE were getting comfortable with Office 2010, its time to say hello to Office 2013. The popular productivity software from Microsoft was once ubiquitous in the business world, before the advent of open-source (i.e., free) alternatives like OpenOffice and Google Docs. Still, Office remains highly popular and its component applications, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, have achieved household name levels of recognition. But the newly competitive market has compelled Microsoft to make some changes. The first and most obvious is to make the look and feel of the programs match

the soon-to-be-released Windows 8. Microsoft has focused on improving web integration across the board. You can embed rich media like video into Word documents now. Instead of plugins that expanded the functionality of programs like Word and Excel, Office 2013 will feature Apps, in a model similar to that of Windows 8. One of the biggest changes is that Office 2013 will feature a sign-in system that can link documents to the cloud. Forgetting the presentation at home will become a thing of the past with this feature, because all of your documents will be associated with your

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Microsoft ID and can be accessed anywhere you have Internet access. A welcome feature added to Word is the ability to edit PDF files. Office 2010 has the ability to save documents as PDFs and the editing capability adds Nick DeLorenzo is director of interactive usefulness. and new media for The Times Leader. E-mail In many ways, Office 2013 represents him at ndelorenzo@timesleader.com.

Steve Ballmer shows off Microsofts Office 2013

an evolutionary change in focus, since it has so many web-based functionalities. Despite that, if youve gotten used to Office 2010, your learning curve for Office 2013 shouldnt be too steep. Office 2013 is currently scheduled to launch in February, but thats subject to change this far out. Windows XP and Vista users need not apply you must have at least Windows 7 to use Office 2013. No word yet on price. It would be reasonable to expect it will be comparable to previous versions (about $100$350), but with Windows 8 being offered at an extremely low price on release, that could change.

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Stocks of Local Interest

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Foreign Exchange & Metals

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Today Tomorrow 65/51/c 90/71/t 91/74/t 88/69/pc 81/62/t 91/72/pc 75/67/t 79/66/t 102/77/t 96/65/s 77/64/t 88/73/s 95/76/pc 85/64/t 112/88/s 82/68/s 91/80/pc 71/62/t 75/55/sh 62/52/pc 87/70/t 86/69/t 81/72/t 71/60/t 88/70/t 73/65/sh 75/63/t 99/73/pc 95/65/pc 72/62/sh 88/74/s 94/76/t 72/59/t 111/85/s 82/69/s 90/79/t 72/62/pc 76/55/s



Today Tomorrow 87/77/t 93/71/t 90/78/t 91/75/pc 100/73/s 83/61/s 94/75/t 111/90/pc 83/66/t 79/53/s 94/66/t 99/71/pc 97/75/pc 83/71/s 74/56/s 72/57/s 93/78/t 107/79/pc 93/76/t 88/75/t 85/63/t 90/77/t 92/74/t 96/73/pc 81/62/s 94/75/t 112/88/s 75/58/t 83/58/s 82/59/pc 98/70/pc 100/76/pc 83/72/s 73/58/s 72/56/s 90/77/t 107/79/s 87/69/t

Poughkeepsie 87/71

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Brandywine Valley

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

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ALMANAC Recorded at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Intl Airport

0.00 0.97 0.95 20.08 22.57 Sunset 8:10p 8:09p Moonset 1:52p 2:48p

River Levels, from 12 p.m. yesterday.

Susquehanna Stage Chg. Fld. Stg Wilkes-Barre 0.17 -0.19 22.0 Towanda 0.07 -0.06 21.0 Lehigh Bethlehem 3.07 0.75 16.0 Delaware Port Jervis 2.58 -0.07 18.0 Last New First Full

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

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Sun and Moon

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


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Today will be another hot and humid day, but this time thunderstorms will dot the radar this afternoon and into tonight. A front stalling nearby will prolong the chance for rain into Friday. A cold front will approach Friday night and bring more showers, downpours and another thunderstorm. A gusty breeze on Saturday will push the front out to sea and drier air moving in will promote clearing skies. Remember that old rule of thumb: count the number of seconds between when lightning appears and when thunder is heard. Divide it by 5 to determine the lightnings distance in miles. - Tom Clark

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By KIM HONE-MCMAHAN Akron Beacon Journal

Its still bathing-suit season. Just reading that sentence makes some of us throw up in our mouths a little bit. Some of us have thunder thighs and would rather bare our souls than our hams. Others are so modest that showing too much skin is just plain embarrassing. Even the ultra-fit women who play Olympic beach volleyball were given the choice to wear shorts and sleeved tops for this years Games, instead of the tiny bikinis that had been required. Those are a couple of reasons Debbie Kuhn of Twinsburg, Ohio, came up with the idea to reinvent swimwear and call her line girltrunks. The idea was spawned after a friend

invited her to go on a tubing trip down the Madison River in Montana. Bring your bathing suit, the friend reminded Kuhn. Ugh. After discovering that the bathing suits in department stores werent going to cover her thighs, she paired a tankini top with mens swim trunks. The trunks dried quickly and Kuhn felt comfortable enough to run into a grocery store wearing the outfit. She concluded that women needed trunks designed just for them. The idea stuck with me, she recalled. It nagged at me and nagged at me. I talked to friends and did my own little market research. Not one person said it was a bad idea. Everyone said that women needed it.

The beautiful thing about this fabric is that it doesnt show any bumps, bulges or cellulite. It covers a multitude of sins.
Debbie Kuhn who came up with the idea to reinvent swimwear and call her line girltrunks

Kuhn, who used to work in sales in the art industry, said she is negotiating with a store that carries sporting goods to sell her swimwear. But at this point, the polyamide fabric trunks, which sell for $79 with either a 7- or11-inch inseam, can only be purchased at www.mygirltrunks.com. The beautiful thing about this fabric is that it doesnt show any bumps, bulges

or cellulite. It covers a multitude of sins, she said, grinning. Deena Kretzer of Chesterfield, Va., is grateful to Kuhn for following through with the idea for a different kind of bathing suit. Im a size 2 who has little trouble finding clothes to fit, but swimsuits
See TRUNKS, Page 2C


A dot tank with long trunks is available from girltrunks, reinvented swimwear by Debbie Kuhn.




Each month students from Solomon/Plains Junior High School are selected to receive Student of the Month recognition. Students are nominated by faculty, staff and administration and are considered for academic, athletic, volunteerism, peer mentor or tutoring and outside activities. McDonalds Restaurants have been the sponsor of the program for several years and recognized students receive awards from McDonalds for their achievements. Some eighth-grade winners, from left, first row, are Lizbeth Jaramillo, Mkensie Lee, Melanie Aberant and Kimmy Martinez. Second row: Belinda Tabron, assistant principal, Solomon/Plains; Michelle Vergara; Kennedy Rinish; Ally Namey; Hailee Dumont; Breanne Georgetti; Casey Lello; Vita Kozub; Paige Parsnik; Christine Evans; Robert Anstett; and Brandon Keiper. Third row: Cindy Taylor, McDonalds Restaurants; Tammy Oeller, McDonalds Restaurants; Ryan Jackloski; Nick Zalaffi; Jacob Khalife; Mikey Koury; Ryan Colleran; Matt Monaghan; and Zack Banaszek.

Solomon Students of the Month

Editors note: To have your announcement published in this column please submit the information to Reunions, The Times Leader, 15 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 1871 1. E-mail submissions must be sent to people@timesleader.com. Please type Reunion News in the subject line. The deadline is each Monday for all copy.

attending, contact the class officers at dhsalum2002@gmail.com; log on to http://dallashs2002reunion.eventbrite.com; or call Jeff Jumper at 334-819-4125.

ney at 718-1830.

Old School Days Reunion

Students from the one-room schoolhouses and their families are invited to a covered-dish picnic at 1 p.m. on Sunday at the home of the Rev. Tom and Sandy Morris, 229 Jackson Church Road, Jackson Township. For more information call Helen Franklin at 675-4238.

dent guests. For information call 654-2876 or 654-2081.

Plymouth High School

Class of 1956 will hold its 56th anniversary reunion from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Skillet at Harveys Lake. A breakfast will be held the following day at 10 a.m. at the Skillet. All classmates are invited.

Lake-Lehman High School

Class of 1979 is holding an impromptu, informal get together on Aug. 18 at Vanderlyns Restaurant, Kingston. A meet and greet will take place from 5-6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Cost is $20 per person. Cash bar available. To make a reservation, call Suzanne at 283-6260 or email Leo at leojoe51@gmail.com.


Girltrunks have fast-drying bottoms in two lengths and two styles of tops. The polyamide fabric trunks, which sell for $79 with either a 7- or 11-inch inseam, can only be purchased at www.mygirltrunks.com.

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were never flattering, Kretzer said. But all of that changed last summer after Kretzer noticed a woman next to her on North Carolinas Wrightsville Beach wearing a pair of the girltrunks, and she decided to order a pair for herself. I continue to wear these every time Im at a lake or pool and will soon be ordering the other pattern top just to have a change, Kretzer said. Kuhn, 47, sells matching halter and tank tops on her site for $59, in sizes 4 to 24. The tops are cut a little generous, meaning they are not like most swimsuits that are form-

fitting and skin-tight. Its about being flattering and not looking like a sausage, she said. Sara Pfannenstiel of Ness City, Kan., purchased a tank top and a pair of trunks from Kuhn. I have been skinny all my life and then gained about 25 pounds in seven years. In a swimming suit, I felt very ugly, Pfannenstiel said. But now with this suit, I feel wonderful because I am covered up. Kuhn stopped short of offering how much she is earning on sales but became visibly emotional when chatting about the women who have thanked her for designing something that makes them feel good. At the end of the day, its about empowering women, she said. How does a bathing suit do that? I dont know, but its doing it.

Coughlin High School

Class of 1992 will celebrate its 20th anniversary reunion Oct. 5-7. Planned events include a mixer on Oct. 5, a banquet on Oct. 6 and a family picnic on Oct. 7. For more information email Rich Comitz at rcomitz25@aol.com; call Stephanie Bombay Teitelbaum at 3324047; or visit www.coughlinclassof1992reunion.myevent.com. Deadline for registration is Sept. 1.

Pittston High School

Class of 1957 reunion planning committee will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 15 at Tonys, City Line Plaza. Plans for the informal (no jeans) 55th anniversary reunion to be held on Sept. 2 at Fox Hill Country Club will be finalized. A Mass will be held on Sept. 1 with an icebreaker after the service. All classmates are invited.

West Hazleton High School

Wildcat Roundup XXII will take place on Aug. 25 at the Nescopeck Township Fire Hall, Route 93, Briggsville. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and a buffet will be available starting at noon. The festivities include prizes, awards and the annual crab race. Alumni are urged to bring high school memorabilia. Cost is $21 per person. Deadline for reservations is Wednesday. Contact Bob Hildebrand at 7882515 or Ken and Marie Staber at 788-4252 to obtain reservation forms. Reservations are a must and no walk-ins will be accepted the day of the event. Reservation form and payment should be mailed to Wildcat Roundup, Robert Hildebrand, Box 17, Sybertsville, PA 18251.

Larksville High School

Class of 1965 will have a pizza party at 6 p.m. on Friday at Grotto Pizza, Harveys Lake. Classmates and their spouses or significant others are welcome. Contact Ron Sherin at 703-4725916 with any questions.

Pittston Township
All-class combined reunion will be held from noon to 7 p.m. on Sept. 1 at the Plains Pavilion, Clark Lane, Plains Township. Music will be by a D.J. Cost is $33. Payment can be mailed to Pittston Township Combined Reunion, 42 Norman St., Pittston Township, PA 18640. Any resident of Pittston Township is welcome, along with non-resi-

Dallas High School

Class of 2002 will hold its 10th anniversary reunion from 6-9 p.m. on Sept. 29 at the Metro Bar and Grill, Dallas. Former classmates will be sent an invitation via email. Cost is $15 per person with a guest welcome. Adults only. Cost includes heavy hors doeuvres and a cash bar. If

Nanticoke Area High School

Class of 1977 is holding a reunion meeting at 7 p.m. on Aug. 21 at Tommyboys Bar and Restaurant, Nanticoke. Plans for the 35th anniversary reunion to be held on Sept. 15 at Konefals Grove will be finalized. All classmates are welcome. For more information call Judi Dongoski at 8231540 or Debbie Bukowski Kear-


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Bill Christian Mecca, son of Scott and Sarah Mecca, West Wyoming, is celebrating his fifth birthday today, Aug. 9. Bill is a grandson of Bill and Janice Welliver, West Wyoming, and Janet Mecca and Scott and Shiela Moyer, all of Dunmore. He is a great-grandson of Carmel and Vincent Mecca Sr., Dunmore; Mae Welliver, Moosic; the late Thomas Welliver; Jean Washinsky, Wyoming; the late Joseph Washinsky; and the late James and Marilyn Moyer. Billy has a sister, Natalia, 14 months.

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Haley Rae Wendolowski, daughter of Kelly and Ray Wendolowski, Mountain Top, is celebrating her third birthday today, Aug. 9. Haley Rae is a granddaughter of Barbara Byorick, Nanticoke; the late Frank Byorick; and the late Raymond and Ann Wendolowski, Dickson City. She has five brothers, Robby, 20, Ryan, 15, Matthew, 12, Luke, 4, and Max, 1.

Workshops highlight using technology in classrooms

The Wilkes University Center for Educational Research, Technology and Innovation (CERTI) recently held workshops for local teachers. The workshops were presented by Janel McCormick, sixth-grade reading teacher, and Claire Hornung, dean of primary, Wyoming Seminary Lower School. Two sessions were held: Green Screen: Making Reel Videos Come to Life and E-Pubs: Putting Students Writing and Work on Virtual Bookshelves. These hands-on sessions demonstrated ways technology can be utilized in the classroom. The workshops were free and Pennsylvania educators received an Act 48 credit. At the workshops, from left, first row: James Renfer, teacher, Wyoming Area Catholic; McCormick; and Carole Orr, teacher, Our Lady of Peace. Second row: Barbara Moran, director of CERTI, Wilkes University; Hornung; Josephine Toomey, teacher, Wyoming Area Catholic; Connie Sheils, teacher, Our Lady of Peace; and Stephanie Colarusso, intern, Wilkes University.

Learn about LCCCs fast track program Aug. 17

Representatives from Luzerne County Community College will be available at the colleges kiosk at the Wyoming Valley Mall from noon to 6 p.m. on Aug. 17 to discuss the colleges new fast track program, Trade Adjustment and Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT). The program provides funds so the college can expand and improve its ability to deliver education and career training programs that can be completed in two years or less. Programs included in the TAACCCT Grant are solar energy, computerized numerical control, electrical construction, industrial maintenance technology and health information management. Students will be able to complete credit and non-credit courses. Students also will receive one-on-one job coaching, access to workshops and on-going support for the first year after employment. The TAACCCT Grant is funded by the United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration. For more information, call the TAACCCT program office at 740-0647 or email careerfasttrack@luzerne.edu. Participants, from left: Jim Domzalski, director, enrollment management; Helene Flannery, manager, TAACCCT Program; Francis Curry, director, admissions; and Rosann Reyes, dean, enrollment management and student development.

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Melody Patricia McGlynn, daughter of Cheryl and Eric McGlynn, Forty Fort, is celebrating her sixth birthday today, Aug. 9. Melody is a granddaughter of Bernadine Evans and the late William Evans, Forty Fort, and Patricia and Leo Buzz McGlynn, Avoca. She is a greatgranddaughter of the late Mary Kovalaskus, formerly of Pittston. Abigail Sankus, daughter of Edward and Sharon Sankus, Duryea, is celebrating her ninth birthday today, Aug. 9. Abigail is a granddaughter of Stanley and Rita Benczkowski, Hudson, and the late Edward and Victoria Sankus, Duryea. She has a brother, Edward.

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Young authors celebrate at St. Jude

Second- and third-grade students at St. Jude School, Mountain Top, recently held their annual Authors Tea to celebrate the receipt of their hardcover, professionally bound books that were published after weeks of hard work. The second-grade book was a collection of each students original, illustrated, hand-written poems entitled Animal Tales. The cover design was by Gabriella Shideler. The thirdgrade students each wrote and illustrated their own original fairy tale using language arts, computer and art skills. Refreshments were enjoyed by family and friends at the tea. Some of the participants, from left, are Abebe Worke, Sophia Bere, Hanna Bere, Tayech Kiffle, Rosalie Parsons, William Wolfgang and Cathy Wolfgang.

Sem students inducted into national honor society

Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School inducted 10 graduating students into the Cum Laude Society, the national academic honor society for college preparatory schools, during commencement ceremonies. The goal of the society is the encouragement and rewarding of academic excellence. Each year previous members elect new senior class members in the fall and spring. Membership is extended to the top 20 percent of students in the senior class. New inductees, from left, first row: Emily Brecher, Mountain Top; Olivia Levine, Simpson; Hai Yen Trinh, Hanoi, Vietnam; Krysten Voelkner, Clarks Summit; and Ashlyn Reiser, Shavertown. Second row: Han-Ting Cheng, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.; Ali Ahmed, Mountain Top; Alex Kolessar, Shavertown; Simon Zafrany, Wilkes-Barre; and Tuan Viet Vu, Hanoi, Vietnam.

DALLAS: The Irregulars of the Back Mountain are relocating The Irregulars Think Tank Breakfast scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday to Leggios Restaurant, Route 415, due to the closing of the Castle Inn. Presenter will be Mark Barbose, a Dallas High School graduate, who earned his pharmacy degree from Duquesne University School of Pharmacy in 1998. Barbose has been practicing pharmacy for 14 years and works as a staff compounding

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

pharmacist at Harrolds Pharmacy in Wilkes-Barre. He will discuss vitamin supplements and nutritional considerations for adrenal fatigue and stress. The Irregulars is a collection of independent entrepreneurs from Wyoming Valley who come together monthly to collaborate and share their experiences with the intent of continued personal growth. For more information, contact Cholly Hayes at 760-1213; Bobby Zampetti at 690-2323; or write to bobby.zampetti@epix.net. NANTICOKE: Luzerne County Community College will hold

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V10 Ford. Excellent condition, 11,000 miles. I slide out, 2 awnings, 2 color flat screen TVs. Generator, back up camera, 2 air conditioners, microwave/convection oven, side by side refrigerator with ice maker, washer/ dryer, queen size bed, automatic steps. $29,900. 570-288-4826 or 570-690-1464 30 fully equipped RV. Nice condition. Sleeps 6. At Campground with lake rights. $13,495 Negotiable. Call 570-379-2102

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HONDA 98 ST1100

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FORD `70 F350 Dual rear wheels,

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GMC Jimmie 00 2 door, 6 cylinder, auto, 4 wheel drive $2,150 Volkswagen 98 Cabrio Convertible 4 cylinder, auto $1,850 Kia Sedona 04 7 Passenger Van Leather, air, CD, sunroof, 6 cylinder, auto, very good condition. $3,850 Mercury Tracer 98 4 cylinder, 4 door, auto. $1,550 Current Inspection On All Vehicles DEALER


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24 Mos.
*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 8/31/12.

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24 Mos.
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24 Mos.
*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 8/31/12.

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

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Pwr. Windows, Advance Trac with Roll Stability Control, PDL, Remote Keyless Entry with Keypad, MyFord, Air, Convenience Group, Auto. Headlamps, CD, Reverse Sensing Sys

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 8/31/12.

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 8/31/12.

24 Mos.
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2.5L I4 Engine, Rain Sensor Wipers, Pwr. Moonroof, Sony Sound Sys.,CD, Alum Wheels, Tilt, PW, PDL, Safety Pkg., Side Impact Air Bags, 1st & 2nd Air Curtains, Anti-Theft Sys., Sirius Satellite Radio, Keyless Entry w/Keypad, Message Center,

3.5L Engine, MyFord Display, CD, Auto. Climate Control,17 Steel Wheels, Keyless Entry, MyKey, Cruise Control, PW, PM,

Auto., 3.5L V6, SYNC, Reverse Sensing Sys., CD, Keyless Entry with Keypad, PW, 18 Alum. Wheels, Anti-Theft Perimeter Alarm, Sirius Satellite Radio, PDL,

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*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 8/31/12.

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24 Mos.
*Tax and tags extra. Security deposit waived. All factory rebates applied **Lease payments based on 24 month lease 21,000 allowable miles. First months payment, $595 Bank Fee, and $2,500 down payment (cash or trade) due at delivery. Sale ends 8/31/12.

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Adams Street, Blueberry Hill Development, Cherry Street, Columbia Street, McAlpine Street


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Full/Part time. Experience with children. Drivers License a Must. Call Melissa Gibbons at 570-825-5987


are recruiting for the following positions in the Wilkes-Barre area. For complete job descriptions and to apply, go to www.manpowerjobs.com. If you have questions, call 570-825-5661. Clerical/Administrative openings: Administrative Assistant Call Center Customer Service Representatives Customer Account Representatives Helpdesk Representatives Collections Agents Accounting Clerks Sales & Marketing Assistant Service Scheduler Legal Nurse Production/Warehouse Openings: Sr. HVAC Technician HVAC Technician 2nd shift packers 1st & 2nd shift Forklift 1st & 3rd Production workers Limo Driver (on call) We offer all the advantages you would expect from an industry leader including a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, training & more.

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146 daily / 147 Sunday

ChildCare Teachers
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The City of Pittston is seeking applications for part-time firefighter-apparatus operators for the City of Pittston Fire Department. Applications are available at the City Clerks Office, City Hall, 35 Broad St., Pittston, PA during regular business hours from 9:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday except Holidays. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. THE CITY OF PITTSTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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Flag Street, Market Street, Frothingham Street, Parnell Street, Sunrise Drive, Winter Street, Broad Street

$765 Monthly Prot + Tips

Pittston Township


$1060 Monthly Prot + Tips

Blair Street, Davenport Street, Franklin Street, Orchard Street, Coal Street, W. Main Street, North Street


194 daily / 245 Sunday

Middle School Soccer - Head Coach * Middle School Soccer - Assistant Coach * 7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach * Assistant Varsity Cheerleading Coach



Microbiology laboratory seeks full and part time Technician positions and Technician Assistant. BS required. Paid benefits, IRA, PTO. Please fax resume to 1-800-265-9794.


702 Air Conditioners

Hunlock Creek
$1300 Monthly Prot + Tips
Golf Course Road, Hartman Road, Main Road, Old Tavern Road, Prichards Road


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United One Resources is seeking full time real estate processors. The successful candidates should be able to type a minimum of 50 wpm, possess excellent phone and organizational skills, the ability to multi-task, conscientious with an attention to detail, work in a fast pace environment and successfully meet daily goals. Previous title insurance processing, banking or lending experience preferred but not required. We offer a competitive benefit package. Hours: 10am-6pm.

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AIR CONDITIONERS 2 portable 14,000 btu. $325 each or both for $600. 570-820-9904


Arts/Crafts/ Hobbies


Sales/Retail/ Business Development

203 daily / 243 Sunday

Ms. Nancy Roberts Athletic Director Dallas High School PO Box 2030 Dallas, PA 1861 Production/ Operations 554

$420 Monthly Prot + Tips
84 daily / 96 Sunday
East Butler Street, West Union Street, West Butler Street, Hill Street, Italy Street, Jeanette Street


Production/ Operations

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108 daily / 110 Sunday

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AEP INDUSTRIES, INC. 20 Elmwood Ave. Crestwood Industrial Park Mountaintop, PA 18707
EOE We are a drug free workplace.

Area School District is accepting applications for a Long Term Sub position as a School Social Worker/Home & School Visitor for Semester 1 of the 2012-2013 school year. PDE Certification as a Home & School Visitor or Licensed Social Worker qualification is required. All applications must be submitted electronically to www.wasd.org. Apply in the Employment Opportunities section under Job Postings. Applications deadline is 8/22/12. EOE.


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CIRCUIT PERSONAL ELECTRIC CUTTER by Provo Craft. New never used. Bonus cartridge & DVDs also Ultimate Creative Series DVDs never opened with custom storage box. All for $175. 570-357-4025

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business sales person wanted. Experience a must. Sell advertising for use in the bar and restaurant business. Full time position. Great pay. Email resume to: adsonaglass @gmail.com

COFFEE MAKER Vintage Maid of Honor 24 cup drip coffee maker, Sears & Roebuck Co. Very good condition. $10. 570-735-6638 COINS Washington quarters 1932-P 1935-P; 1936P; 1936D; 1939P; 1940D. $80. 570-287-4135 COLLECTIBLE COINS. Over 55 Graded coins by NGC, ECGS and IGG. Many extras. All must go. $200 OBO. 570-855-3113 DOLL. Shirley Temple Silver Screen Series - HEIDI. In original box, perfect condition. $100. 570-239-1638

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Physical & Occupational Therapists

Per Diem Opportunities available for PA licensed PTs and OTs Great Pay & Flexibility


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INDY PEDAL CARS (2) 1 Marlboro Indy pedal car $100. 1 AJ Foyt black Copenhagen Indy pedal car, $100. both excellent condition. 570-696-3988



West Side, semi retired & home makers welcome, will train. 570-288-8035


To apply or to learn about our nursing employment opportunities Call 877-339-6999 x 1 Email resumes to Jobs@horizonhrs.com Or visit us and apply in person

395 Middle Road, Nanticoke

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AUTO PARTS amber rotating light for truck roof. $25. Head lights for plow truck. 2/$25. Taillights for dump or box truck, brackets included 2/$25. Auto/truck manuals (10) ranging from 1950-1985. $10. each. Truck door, 1973-1980 passenger side Dodge pickup. $75. Pinto trailer hook for dump truck. $40. Railroad jacks 10 ton each (2) $50. each. Canvas/tarp, 12x11 heavy weight. $20. 9x89 light weight. $15. Craftsman 3/4 socket set. 23 sockets in metal box. $150. EFM oil burner/ motor $30. 570-823-6829 BACK MASSAGER Homedics 10 motor with heat. Brand new $35. 570-821-5916 BAR STOOLS. 7 leather back, Black with a little silver on legs. $350. CRIB, complete, blue. $25. 570-474-5492 BINDERS. (1) sports cards, (1) Pokeman cards and pencil sharpeners. Too much to list. $75 for all OBO. 570-288-4651 CANES made from slippery maple trees, all handles different, many shapes & heights, $5. each. Over 200 Christmas & household items includes trees, lights, ornaments, figurines, vases, flowers, knick-knacks, luggage, exercise machine & more for $60. Electric sewing machine $5. STOVE, coal/wood. $550 570-735-2081 CEILING FAN antique brass $20. White outdoor patio light $25. Breadmaker with manual $20. White bathroom cupboard with glass shelves $15. Chrome wall mount bathroom light fixture $10. 822-8788 CLOTHING, boys, over 45 items name brand, L/XL, 14-18 $40 for all. SHOES, womens, (Skechers) size 9, new or barely worn. 4 pair, $40 for all., Mens Zig Tech Sneakers, size 11, never worn, $20. FIGURINES, Precious Moments, no boxes, 7 for $50. 570-237-1583 CLOTHING. Girls. School uniforms, Christmas dress, All $4 each. Girls backpack. $3, Frames, $3 & $10. Belt holder, Karate, $8. 570-235-6584 COOLER, Water, $50, ROCKET,AB $20, TABLE, kitchen set $50, SOFA, excellent condition, 1 yr old, $75, AIR CONDITIONER, $50 570-301-3801 E N T E R TA I N M E N T centers 1 colonial style 52wx48hx18d $150. Solid wood 611x3w, lights, cabinets $200. 5 drawer file cabinet $50. 280-2472

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2012 PAGE 5D 758 Miscellaneous 758 Miscellaneous

WOODCHIPPER 5 hp $200. Casement air conditioner 10,000 BTU $100. Electric range $200. Gateway XGT5662 desktop Phenom x4 9500 $250. Large dog cage $25. 5 hp Snapper snow blower $200. Lshaped desk $30. Area rugs $30. 570-825-4186

786 Toys & Games

PEG PEREGO John Deere Gator HPX Age range 3-7 years; 2.5 - 4.5 MPH forward, plus reverse, adjustable seats & seat belts. Asking $90. OBO as is. 570-333-0470



906 Homes for Sale

Back Mountain

LIONEL TRAIN SET $150. bUDDY L ride on dump truck 25 l 1958 $90. Railroad lamp PDH $40. HO steam with passenger cars $45. 570-735-1589 MOVING SALE Philadelphia Phillies baseball cards 211 for $10. NY Mets baseball cards 150 $6. cards for $10. 570-313-5214 or 570-313-3859

COMPUTER. Dell Inspiration Laptop. Harddrive, window 7, office 2003, WIFI, new battery Delivery Available. $150 570-654-0574 DELL DIMENSION 2400 tower. New 160gb harddrive. fresh windows xp installation. 1 gb ram. microsoft office 2007. usb mouse/keyboard included. delivery available. $65. 570-654-0574.

FURNITURE Bed, double, complete with headboard, oak. $200. Oak 4 drawer dresser, $75 Oak TV stand $25, (2) oak end tables $40, (1) 5 piece cherry dining room, $350, (1) 4 drawer dresser $75 (2) floor lamps, $25 1 wine cooler fridge $50. 570-287-1029 FURNITURE. Bedroom, circa 1949. Mahogany dresser, mirror, chest, desk/vanity, nightstand. Good condition. Asking $400 OBO. 570-287-7162 HUTCH white metal with glass sliding doors on top $65. Mahogany two shelf end table $35. 570-655-1217 KITCHEN DINING SET. Solid oak, 6 chairs. Leaf to expand table. Good condition. $250 OBO. 570-714-5386 LOVE SEAT. NEW. Wine roses and tan color. $175. 570-868-5806 LOVESEAT in good condition, $150. 2 concrete lion statues sold as a pair, $250. 472-1002





Free Anytime Pickup 570-301-3602



Stereo/TV/ Electronics

KITTENS - FREE. To a good home. Ready in 2 weeks. 3 kittens, 3 weeks old. 2 females grey stripe Tabby, 1 male yellow stripe Tabby. All are healthy, very playful and loving. 570-852-9850 Renmars123 @aol.com


906 Homes for Sale
Having trouble paying your mortgage? Falling behind on your payments? You may get mail from people who promise to forestall your foreclosure for a fee in advance. Report them to the Federal Trade Commission, the nations consumer protection agency. Call 1-877FTC-HELP or click on ftc.gov. A message from The Times Leader and the FTC. ALDEN Newberry Estate Three story freshly painted unit at Hillside. 2 bedrooms & loft, 3 bath, modern kitchen, fireplace in living room, central air & gas heat. Convenience of living at Newberry Enjoy golf, tennis & swimming. MLS#11-4435 $132,900 Call Rhea 570-696-6677

760 Monuments & Lots

in Memorial Shrine Park of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Wyoming. Burial lot #229, graves 1-2-3, in the Crown Hill section. Valued at more than $1,500; for sale at $600. 570-735-2877

GARMEN GPS system brand new still in box $100. call 570-696-3988





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


Exercise Equipment

PULL UP BAR Body Solid Power rack $150. HARD CORE GYM plate loaded, cable pulley machine, lat pull down, chest press, peck deck, leg extension, lower pulley for curling $150. 868-6024 STATIONARY exercise bike Ergometer, very good condition $40. 570-693-1288 TREADMILL. Vision programmable, model T9300. Excellent condition. $850.570-407-2638

LAMPS, parlor stand, (2) $15 each, MOVIE, Gong show, $10, WINDOWS, (5) storm, $10 each, TIRES, Various brands and sizes. $20 to $100. SKATEBOARD, $5, PVC pipe, $10. MOTOR, Chevy 350, $300, Chevy Caprice parts $40 each. 570-740-1246 LEFT OVER GARAGE SALE ITEMS 2 boxes of books, paperback & hardcover, $20 each, Mens clothing, large 17 pieces, $25, X-large, 9 pieces, $10. Girls 14, 14/16, 16, 42 pieces $45. Jr. Girls, medium, large, and extra large 37 pieces, $40. All like new. TV, 19 Curtis Mathes w/remote $15, TV, 26 GE w/remote. $20. 2 person sleeping bag, like new $30. 570-474-6028


796 Wanted to Buy Merchandise

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



Musical Instruments


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


DRUM SET, 5 piece, $300. 570-655-9472 GUITAR AMP Marshall JCM600 tube guitar AMP head $395. Ampeg 4x12 speaker CAB $275. Fender Squier Strat electric guitar AR & practice AMP $129. Hendrix-Style Octave pedal, like new $69. Rick 2832552 or rick@ wyomingvalley.net GUITAR. Acoustic, 6 string electric.Many extras plus soft case. $!50 570-855-3113 PIANO. Baldwin console. Includes bench. Excellent condition. $400 570-709-6664 PIANO. Story & Clark console with bench. $100 OBO 750-239-1638 PIANO. Upright. Primrose by Sohmer. Includes bench. $500 570-675-6911 Reel to Reel tape deck, with 35 reel to reel tapes $300. 570-655-9472

CONVECTION OVEN Wolfgang Puck digital, with additional accessories. Never used, parts still in plastic. Comes with manual. Bought for $199. asking $50. Call 570-388-3026 or 570-328-0659 DRYER gas, large capacity. Speed Queen good condition. $85. 570-328-3046 DRYER, gas Speed Queen, large capacity, good condition $85. 570-328-3046 REFRIGERATOR $75. 570-280-2472


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



HEATERS VENT FREE propane or natural gas heaters, new in box with warranty. 20,000 btu $199. 30,000 btu $270. they have thermostats & blowers. Heaters can be mounted on wall or free standing on floor. Call 570-675 0005 after 6:00 PM


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Mattress A Queen Size Pillow Top Set Still in Plastic Must Sell!!! $150 570-280-9628

REFRIGERATOR college dorm Emerson 2.8 cu. ft. excellent condition & working order $45. 821-0461 WASHER & DRYER apt size Whirlpool works good. Paid $500 will sell both $200 or $150 each. Christmas items $1. each, some old, some new. 570-829-3512 WASHER/DRYER. Gas. GE super capacity. $225. 570-881-3929

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744 Furniture & Accessories

(Former Walmart Building) Oak St., Pittston



We Beat All Competitors Prices! Twin sets: $139 Full sets: $159 Queen sets: $199 All New American Made 570-288-1898 ROCKER, yellow pine. New. $30. (570)489-2675 SOFA BED. Queen, 6ft long. $75 OBO 570-693-1918 SOFA oversized sofa & matching oversized chair with ottoman by Klaussner. Burg-andy, good condition. $350. 570.814.2426 SOFA Queen Ann mane, approximate 1949 $200. 570-287-2216 STORM DOOR 32 white 6 panel storm door with screen & glass door. Excellent condition $150. 570-696-3988 TABLE LAMP Oriental Chinese woman 1960s ceramic, pink -white-gold. $35. Collector spoons 17 different, must take all $35. 696-1927 TABLE metal outdoor table with 5 chairs $35 Cherry end table $25. Brand new large table lamp $40; small table lamp $10; pole lamp $15. 570-262-4421 WATERBED KING Size, currently set up. $250. Call (570) 714-3693

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ALL JUNK CARS & TRUCKS Highest Prices Paid!! 288-8995




Large home on a huge lot. Needs some care so come put your personal touch into this great value. Off street parking, 2 car detached garage and a large fenced in yard. Did we mentioned 4 bedrooms. MLS 12-1589 $64,900 Call/text Donna 570-947-3824 or Tony 570-855-2424


Dakota Woods Enjoy maintenance free living at Dakota Woods Development in the Back Mountain. This 3+ bedroom condo features an open floor plan, first floor master suite, hardwood floors, stunning granite kitchen, gas fireplace & 2 car garages. Large loft area provides multiuse space. MLS# 11-3212 $299,000 Call Rhea 570-696-6677

AKC, all shots. Great pet or hunter $300. Dallas area 570-760-8684 Poms, Husky, Labs, Yorkies, Puggles, Chihuahuas, Pugs Dachshund, Goldens, Shepherds, Dobermans, Shih-Tzus 570-453-6900 570-389-7877 Roomy 2 bedroom single with eat-in kitchen, tile bath, gas heat & 2 car detached garage. Priced to sell at $33,000 MLS 11-2653 Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769


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Baby Items

BOUNCER, pink, Boppy, light green, Bed/carrier, green fold-up. All for infant, very good condition. $40 all. 287-7162 CAR SEAT/CARRIERS. (3) $25, SWING, infant, $20, CRIB, white, complete, $75, WALKER, $10. 570-474-9866 CRIB. White, excellent condition. FREE 570-328-5611 STROLLER blue, hooded, belts, $20. Booster seat $5. Potty trainer, clean $5. All excellent condition. 852-0675

AIR MATTRESS new, full size, with pump $40. Mattress topper very thick, with gel, full size $70. Futon white oak, Stickley Style heavy duty cushion $300.Recliner Lazy Boy tan, $300. Sofa beige, floral, 8 way hand tied springs $250. 823-2709 ARMOIRE with 2 drawers, $35. Dresser, 4 drawers, $25, or both for $50. Slider Rocker, $25. Bar Stool with back, $5. 570-823-0881 BAR STOOLS. (4) beige leather and cherry wood. Pier One. Immaculate condition. $350 570-814-1316 BED, single, heavily padded $200. 570-822-9697 BEDROOM SUITE Queen sleigh bed, dresser, armoire, nightstand. Excellent condition. $950 Neg. 388-1106 CHAIR, arm oversize, new $75. 570-655-9472 CHAIR. Queen Anne. wing back. gold chenille like upholstery, antique leg trim, Excellent. $25. TV Magnavox, 21 fits in separate maple cabinet. $25 for both. 639-5066 CHAIRS, (2) Genuine leather, custom made recliners. Taupe color, like new. $550 each. SOFA, CHAIR, OTTOMAN, 3 TABLES, great for den. Wood and cloth, all in excellent condition. $450. Call after 12 noon 570-675-5046 CHINA CABINET, $400. DESK, $125. SEWING MACHINE, $50. 570-578-0728 COFFEE TABLE large square solid wood, good condition $15. Canister set, country style ceramic, very nice! $10. 570-852-0675 COUCH 1 year old brown couch asking for $150. call 570-313-9298 DESK, Roll Top, $75. SWEEPER, Electrolux upright, $65, CAMCORDER, VHS with case $40, MEAT SLICER, RIval $50.570-829-5455 DESK. Solid oak rolltop. Excellent condition. $450 570-709-6664 DINING TABLE oblong highback with 4 chairs $200. TV STAND with wheels and glass doors $35. 570-696-3988 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER. Parker House solid oak. 58x21. Excellent. 32 RCA TV included. $150. 824-4383

FOOD ITEMS Huge Selection

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Office Equipment

diapers by the BABY ITEMS


SAFCO 5 drawer steel flat file file plus base, excellent condition $700. 570-287-5921



Pools & Spas

Registration Available, Health Certified. From $700 to $1,500




CHLORINATORS. (2)automatic pool. One a Hayward and one a Waterpik. $25 each. 570-735-5381 KREEPY KRAULY automatic pool cleaner for sale for $200. Unit is complete with 40 of hose & used only 3 times.570-735-5381

genders available $700 to $1,300 www.willowspring cavaliers.com 215-538-2179

HAVANESE PUPPIES All colors, both

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776 Sporting Goods

BIKE, Mongoose Mountain, $50. GOLF CLUBS, Callaway, $40. MAGAZINE collection. $1 each. FISHING POLES, $40. 570-655-9472 GOLF CLUBS. Youth set with bag (2sets) $30, FILE CABINET, 4 drawer, great shape $30, MONEY COUNTING MACHINE, Royal Soveriegn, $40 570-262-7923 GOLF. XTerra Clubs, Grafity Shafts, bag and balls. $75. 570-824-8183 POOL TABLE 4x7 slate top, ball rack, cues $700. 570-288-9940 RODS & REELS, Shakespeare combos with line 1 each Micron Spin & 1 each ProAM $20 each & large tackle box $5. 570-735-6638

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Mastiff Puppies ICCF Registered & ready to go! Parents on premises. Blue. Vet Checked Price Reduced! 570-617-4880


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Building Materials

SLIDING GLASS DOORS with aluminum frames for bath tub $25. 570-824-7743

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

FANS 2 box fans $3. each. 1 window box fan $5. Metal ironing board $3. 50 beer & soda cans .25 each. 30 old bottles .50 each. 1 kitchen magician $3. pair wood crutches 42. 30 womens blouses large & Xlarge .50 each or 3 for $1. 10 old magazines $2. each. 5 Gibbons beer openers $2. each. 1 box red road reflectors $3. 3 bags material for sewing $1. bag. 1 high back green kitchen stool $5. 2 galvanized chain link gates 36x43 $12. & 22x62 $10. 4 Bishop Havey yearbooks Horizon 71, 73,74,75 $10. each.570-823-6986 FISH TANK. 20.5x14x10.5, includes 30 stand, light and all accessories. $25 OBO 570-693-1918

PERFIT incontinence underwear Size X-L 14 per package $5 each. 288-9940 PORTAPOTTI (new) for trailer or boat, $10, (2) wooden ladders, 10 good condition, 14 needs some work. Free but must take both ladders. 570-328-5611 PUB CHAIRS (2) $50. Armoire closet $20. Childrens Craftsman tool bench with tools & birdhouse, excellent condition $25. 3 man ten. $30. Boys Spiderman bike $25. Trek club cadet $30. Trek Club Cadet childrens bike $30. Mens small AFX motorcycle helmet $25. Mens Trek mountain bike $75. Canoe $175. 570-498-1510 REFRIGERATOR/ FREEZER Dormitory Whirlpool. $55. CHAIRS adjustable (2) one with arm rests $15, one without $10. 333-5298 RIMS. Honda, 4 pair 15 will fit any model Accord, Civic, and Del-Sol cars. Brand new. asking $85. 570-239-6011. SCOOTER Q Linkl $975. firm. 144 miles only, automatic transmission After 6 pm 570-288-6925 TIRES, 4 BF Goodrich, size P21560R 16 $150, TRUNK, antique steamer, $60, AIR CONDITIONER, Sanyo 8,000 BTU, $75, WHEELS, 16 Kia 2011 Factory aluminum (4) $400. After 3 PM - 570655-3197 TRAYS w/storage cart, wood, $40, CARRIER, pet travel, $35, HORSE, Childs Wonder, vintage, $30 firm, EXERCISER, ABS Lounge chair, folds, $40, WATERGLOBE, musical Noahs Ark, $20, WATERFALL, Thomas Kinkade collectible, new, $45, CLOTHES, maternity, non smoker - 62 pieces, $285 or $5 each. KEYBOARD, Yamaha, $35, BUMPER, VW 73 Chrome, $90, REEL fishing, Garcia Mitchell (2) $35 and $20, ROCKER, Maple wood, $40, TUXEDO, vintage, nonsmoker, $75. 570-696-1896

1092 Highway 315 Blvd (Plaza 315) 315N .3 miles after Motorworld

We Pay At Least 80% of the London Fix Market Price for All Gold Jewelry

AKC. English. Black & Chocolate. Big, blocky heads. Stocky. Laid back temperament. All health clearances. Ready now. 570-549-6800 www.emlabradors .com


This charming 3 bedroom has a modern eat in oak kitchen, hardwood floors in Living room & Dining Room, Modern bath, enclosed rear porch overlooking a deep yard, with parking. MLS 12-2305 Priced to Sell, $55,000 Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769

6650 Bear Creek Blvd Well maintained custom built 2 story nestled on 2 private acres with circular driveway - Large kitchen with center island, master bedroom with 2 walk-in closets, family room with fireplace, custom built wine cellar. A MUST SEE! MLS#11-4136 PRICE REDUCED $285,000 Call Geri 570-696-0888



Cemetery Plots/Lots

Aug. 8th - $1,613.25

Visit us at WilkesBarreGold.com Or email us at wilkesbarregold@ yahoo.com

London PM Gold Price

MT. ZION CEMETERY Luzerne County, Exeter Twp. 4 plots. $300 each. 513-382-0070

752 Landscaping & Gardening

LAWN MOWER. Lawnboy, electric start, self propelled, rear bagger. Hardly used and works great. New $330, sell $175 FIRM. Cash only. 570-288-6756 LAWNMOWER Honda powered self propelled, mulcher, bagger, side discharge, new never used over $400 at Sears sell for $250. 570-878-2549

Extra large, ACA registration, 3 generation pedigree. All shots & tails docked. Mom & Dad on premises. Ready to go. $400. 570-204-7745


(570) 288-6654



COAT/LAMB ladies, black persian, with white fur collar, size large, hardly worn. $35. 313-5214 or 313-3859 JACKET, Navy blue blazer, 46R, Student Holy Redeemer. Excellent worn one season, Neil Allen Career. $45 570-474-9866 REFEREE pants and shirts. (5) $10-$14, shirts, (5) $8. SHOES, black $10 & $20. Sleeveless shirts, $3, Leather bag, $10. 570-252-8295

Parents on premises $500 570-436-3792


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ROLLER BLADES: Mens roller blades size 11 $10. Harley Davidson snow sled $10. Fisher Price Super Wagon $25. 570-822-6258 SKI RACK Barrecrafters Sierra SX-ll. Adjusts to 4052. Holds 5 pairs skis or 2 snowboards. Never used. $20. 570-709-1288


Medical Equipment

Hand fed, hand raised, tame, sold elsewhere for $399. On sale for $190 for one, $300 for two. Call 570-472-3914


STAIR LIFT. Bruno 13 Electric Ride Stair Lift. $900 570-675-3496 WHEEL CHAIR excellent condition $50. 570-905-4818 WHEEL CHAIR. Electric, Pride Mobility Jet 3. Never used. All original paperwork, still in delivery pack. Paid over $5700, asking $500. 824-6594




Computer Equipment & Software

COMPUTER Student special / price cut 1 small form factor computer P4 2.4 gig, 1 gig memory, 1 80 gig hard drive, 1 DVD/CD RW, 1 floppy drive, fresh copy of XP professional and XP office & other software [unit just came off warranty]; 1 19 LCD flat screen; 1 computer desk, chair & lamp; 1 pair speakers, 1 logitech desktop microphone; 1 creative pro desktop internet camera; 1 kodak printer, scanner, copier [ep3 almost new]; 1 fujifilm finepix digital camera with memory card & charging /download cradle that plugs into computer; 1 USB hub; 1 6 plug surge protector. $200. Best offer over $175 cash only. 693-2713 COMPUTER, Windows XP Professional, excellent condition, everything included. $75.570-824-7354

758 Miscellaneous

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


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Highest Prices Paid In CA$H

The Times Leader will accept ads for used private party merchandise only for items totaling $1,000 or less. All items must be priced and state how many of each item. Your name address, email and phone number must be included. No ads for ticket sales accepted. Pet ads accepted if FREE ad must state FREE. You may place your ad online at timesleader.com, or email to classifieds@ timesleader.com or fax to 570-831-7312 or mail to Classified Free Ads: 15 N. Main Street, WilkesBarre, PA. Sorry no phone calls. HEATER tower quartz electric $20. 2 Hoover vacuums, very good condition $25 or $40. for 2. 13 Sylvania color TV works good $25. 570-825-5847 HORSE. Radio Flyer Liberty Spring Horse with Sound option. $100. DOORS various, $25 each, FENCING, $150. 570-288-8689


CAT. FREE to good home. 4 year old black and orangebrown female. Ella is spayed and her shots are up to date. 570-655-8768 CAT. FREE to good home. Very friendly 1 year old beige and black striped Tabby. Spayed and shots and litter box. Will deliver. 570-885-6779 CAT. FREE to good home. White with black markings. Lover, mellow a sweetheart. Spayed and vet checked 570-256-3660 will return calls

Tiny, registered. Teddy Bear Faced Hypo-allergenic $800-$950 Vet checked & dewormed Ready 8/18/12 570-436-5083





Allman Brothers Band tickets, 3 day pass, at Montage. $200.00. August 10, 11, & 12th Call 570331-2956

HAMSTERS 2 dwarf. Friendly, needs a good home with lost of attention. Chloe & Rascal are 2 years old. $1. each. 570-239-5133

1215 South St. SpaPcious 4 bedroom home with in law suite with separate entrance. Large lot, large room sizes. Split system A/C in family room. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-963 $89,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200


PRICE REDUCED! Bear Creek-Out of the city, but close to everything! 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, finished basement, two fireplaces and a wood stove provide plenty of warmth or ambiance. Lots of yard for the kids with a double lot. The kitchen has been remodeled and there is an abundance of hardwood flooring, the large garage can also be a great workshop. Dont forget the Bear Creek Charter School. A great place to raise a family! #12-1350 $179,900 Paul Pukatch 760-8143



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BIRD CAGE, bird stand, like new, large size $300. 570-288-9940


AIR COMPRESSOR. Craftsman. 5HP, 25 gal. $125. Many tools, $25 to $175. Call for description and details. STAND, Miter Saw, $60 570-594-4992 COMPRESSOR Ingersol Rand 20 gallon 2 hp, new in box, never opened, originally over $500 sell for $425. 570-878-2849


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All shots, neutered, tested,microchipped 824-4172, 9-9 only FREE 2 kittens, 1 black male, 1 black & tan female, 6 weeks. 735-7331 KITTEN. FREE. `10 week old orange Tabby. Healthy, very playful & loving. Needs a good home. 852-9850

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KITCHEN SET childs deluxe Step By Step less than 2 years old, includes all pieces. Extremely clean & hardly used. H.44, W.48 D.14. Paid over $200, asking $90 OBO 570-407-9893

PUPPY VARI KENNEL CAGE $25. 570-675-3328

214 Gedding St. Cozy Cape Cod home with 2 bedrooms, 1st floor laundry, nice yard with deck. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-668 $59,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415



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Exclusive privacy with this 61 acre 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with vaulted ceilings and open floor plan. Elegant formal living room, large airy family room and dining room. 322 sq. ft 3 season room opening to large deck with hot tub. Modern eat in kitchen with island, gas fireplace, living room, and wood burning stove basement. Oversize 2 car garage. This stunning property boasts a relaxing pond and walking trail. Sit back and enjoy the view! MLS 12-2085 $425,000 Sandy Rovinski EXT 25 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

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Haddonfield Hills Corner Lot 4 bedroom, 2 bath split level. Hardwood floors. Gas heat. 2 car garage. MLS #12-1942 $194,900 Besecker Realty 570-675-3611

August 11, 8-4 Toy Trains, Books, Housewares, Furniture, Computer Supplies, Electronics, Clothes: Infant thru XL, Toys, Purses Bags Luggage, Yarn Craft Supplies


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119 Maffett St. Sat. & Sun, 9-3 furniture, kitchenware, kids toys, clothes, books, electronics. Weather Permitting. No Early Birds, Please!

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338 Old Carverton Road (formerly 328) (2nd house in) Saturday, Aug. 11 8am to 1pm Antiques, jewelry, rugs, vintage glass lamps, household, chain saw, air compressor, chain hoist, wooden crafts, Wieder cross bar max, 65 exercises. New and used clothing for ALL, baby to 3x. shoes, purses, couch and chair, bric a brack and much much more. RAIN OR SHINE


NEW LISTING! Spacious traditional Cape Cod home situated on 7.6 acres. Country like setting, yet minutes to downtown major highway access and Geisinger. Home features 4-5 bedrooms, family room, 2 baths, hardwood floors and a 2-car garage. #12-2627 $199,900 Karen Ryan 283-9100 x14


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362 Susquehanna Avenue Completely remodeled, spectacular, 2 story Victorian home, with 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, new rear deck, full front porch, tiled baths & kitchen, granite countertops,.All cherry hardwood floors throughout, all new stainless steel appliances & lighting. New oil furnace, washer/dryer in first floor bath. Great neighborhood, nice yard. $174,900 (30 year loan, $8,750 down, $887/month, 30 years @ 4.5%) 100% OWNER FINANCING AVAILABLE Call Bob at 570-899-8877 570-654-1490

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248 Overbrook Rd. Lovely 4 bedroom cape cod situated in a private setting on a large lot. Vaulted ceiling in dining room, large walk in closet in 1 bedroom on 2nd floor. Some replacement windows. Call Today! MLS 11-2733 $94,900 Jay A. Crossin Extension 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

800 Thornhurst Rd. SATURDAY, AUG. 11 8:00-4:00 DIRECTIONS: Rt. 115 - turn at Cozenzas Restaurant onto meadow Run Rd. - Go 4 miles to right on Thornhurst Rd. Entire Contents Of Home Including two curio cabinets (one antique), living room furniture, lobster trap coffee table, kitchen set, two lift chairs like new, bedroom furniture, new in box, small appliances, kitchenware, holiday, modern Frigidaire refrigerator, wringer washer, numerous hunting outfits, nice western saddle, hand tools, small Yamaha Grizzley plow, (2) 16 fishing boats, Grizzley jointer, scaffolding, lawn and garden and much more. CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED SALE BY COOK & COOK ESTATE LIQUIDATORS WWW.COOKANDCOOKESTATELIQUIDATORS.COM

WA Secondary Center 20 Memorial Street Sat., Aug. 11th, 8-2 A Little Bit of Everything! Benefits the Wyoming Area Music Students.

56 Swamp Road Saturday 9am-2pm Furniture, kitchenware, Curio/electric fireplace, Veras, china, lawn furniture, refrigerator, stackable washer/dryer, guitar, and head vases.(5) & Decorative.


24 Independence Road Saturday, August 11 8am - 1pm Construction/Painting Equipment and Supplies for sale. Great Prices All must go!

14 COOK ST. Sat., 8/11 8am-3pm







SATURDAY AUGUST 11, 2012 9:00am-1:00pm rain date: August 12 All around the lake Bargains for everyone!

NO EARLY BIRDS Name brand & designer purses shoes & clothing, tools, toys, Little Tikes play set, knick knacks, 45's & LP, electronics, dvd's, kitchen items, boys 20" bike, crib bedding & mattresses, chico pack'n play, single & double strollers, toddler bed /bedding, large TV, books, & so much more! All Priced to Sell!! 1No early birds!

Off Schooley Ave. & Exeter including Chestnut & Sturmer St. Sat., August 11th 8am-2pm Clothing, books, furniture, tools, fishing gear, childrens toys, clothing, etc.

JUPITER MOON STUDIOS 250 PEPE COURT August 10th & 11th 9 am - 2 pm Old Bakery Building, directly behind JFK Elementary School. Estate Finds. Hall tree, golf clubs, games, lamps, wall decor, & so much more!

115 West Union St. Sat., Aug. 11th, 9-2 Records, pool stuff, knick-knacks, clothing, household items, craft items, jewelry & much, much more. No Early Birds Please!

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ST. JOHN THE B APTIST 126 Nesbitt Street Thur 8/9 5pm-8pm Fri 8/10 9am-1pm & 6pm-11pm Sat 8/11 9am-1pm & 5pm-11pm Sun 8/12 3pm-? 1,000s of items Treasures galore, thousands of items,you want it we have it, very reasonable prices.

183 Forest Road Sat., Aug. 11, 8-12 Rain or Shine! Toys, children's & adult clothing, lamps, kitchen items & lots more.





229 Hemlock Terrace Saturday 8/11 8am-1pm. Furniture, sofas, bikes, TV, computer desk and comforters, beer glasses lamps, toys, videos, clothes, linens, etc!

.150 Mundy Street Saturday, August 11th, 2012 9am-5pm Sponsored by: John Heinz Auxiliary. Patient dining room at the John Heinz Institute no earlybirds.



3901 Bear Creek Blvd August 11th 8-3 Furniture, Christmas items, Housewares, China, and more! 306 Lincoln St. Sat., Aug 11th, 8-2 Toys, household, knick-knacks. Something for Everyone! 7 Norwood Avenue Fri & Sat. 8-12 Girls clothing, 3-5, boys clothing, 6 & up, mens clothing, GAP, Hollister, Gymboree, household, Coach purse, odds & ends. 32 W. Walnut St Saturday, Aug. 11th 9am - 1pm electric dryer, excellent condition $100. Fill a bag for a dollar, Some items make an offer I cant refuse!


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DALLAS 1632 W. 8th Street Mountain Grange Sat., Aug. 11th, 9-2 Lots of Great Items. Come & Browse! MANY POSSIBILITIES! 4,000+ sq.ft. well maintained home with 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 2 kitchens and 2 story unfinished addition, garage, on 2 lots. Can be finished for 3 unit rental income or country store. $153,000. Jeannie Brady ERA BRADY ASSOCIATES 570-836-3848 DALLAS 441 Mckinley Street Saturday 8am-1pm The 400 block of Mckinley Street EXETER 70 E. FIRST ST. off Wyoming Ave. near Wyoming Diner Combined FAMILY Sat 8/11 8am-1pm Household items, tools, collectibles, clothing, too numerous to mention! RAIN OR SHINE

GOING OUT OF BUSINESS SALE R 845 Wyoming Ave Tues. & Wed., 10-? Racks, hangers, chandelier, 3 way mirror, large mirrors, decorative fireplace, one bookcase.



19 Haefele Street Sat., Aug 11th, 8-4 Clothing, tools, household items, etc.

52 Helen St Saturday 8am-3pm WB Area school uniform clothing, girls/womens clothing, $1, & $2 bins, household & more!



70 Cotton Ave Thursday 8am-6pm Hudson section of Plains. 1 day only!!! tools, advertising tins, yard sticks, enterprise cast iron press, cut glass, Spode dishes, vintage purses, high end watches, canes, and loads of records. Grey enamel ware & pictures!


886 South Main Street Saturday August 11th 8am-1pm Wedding items, handmade money boxes, photo albums, mens clothes and much more!!



POLONIA ESTATES, off Nuangola Road Sat., Aug. 11th, 8-2 Banzai water slide, childs pink Corvette, treadmill, clothes, tools. PARSONS W-B


94 Grandview Ave. Medallion Home 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,. Large family room with gas fireplace, 3 zone gas heat, central air, walking distance to Dallas School Systems. Priced to Sell. $172,000 Call (570)674-5505 DALLAS


1103 Old Highway Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm Just in: Antique garden gate, RR crossing sign, Railway Express wax stamps, Candlewick glass, Roseville Bushberry bowl. Roseville Primrose vase. RS Prussia chocolate set, small tables, stained glass & more! Directions: from 309 turn at Kunkle Fire House, right turn at Saab Dealer, 1 mile on blacktop. 570-675-3447 bigredbarn antiques.com




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24-26 E. Main St. Sat., 08/11, 8-12:30 Twin boys, junior girls mens & womens clothing, shoes, purses, accessories TV, housewares, holiday decorations, DVDs, toys & much more!

125 STUCKER ST. SAT.8:00-12:00 New vinyl porch posts, car & household items, laminate flooring, clothing & much more


95 JACKSON ST. Great Low Cost Utilities, Taxes and no Water bill. Your own fresh Water well. Bath on each floor, 3 Good sized Bedrooms, Paved Drive leading to an oversized Garage. Owner Motivated. MLS 12-2006 $179,000 570-675-4400


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Private & beautiful lovely brick chalet on 11.85 acres. Custom brick work, tongue & groove interior & oversized 3 car garage. Features whirlpool tub, heated sunroom, kitchen island & hickory cabinets, laundry room. Basement is plumbed & ready to finish. MLS# 12-817 $315,000 Call Ken Williams Five Mountain Realty 570-542-8800

EASTERN STAR BUILDING ASSOCIATION 15 Foster Street Sat. August 11, 9-3 Inside & Outside Craft & Flea Market. Rain or shine. Lunch will be served & our famous Welsh Cookies will be for sale. Over 20 Vendors participating.


763 River Road Off Main Road Thurs, Fri, & Sat. 8-2 daily. Household, furniture, clothes, tons of items. Something for Everyone! Low Prices.

212 Spring Street Fri., Sat., Sun 9-3 each day. Living room, washer and dryer, like new, oriental furniture, figurines, round oak china closet, shoes, clothes, kitchen set, table saw, Craftsman compressor 33 gallons, 5hp, blower, leaf back, 18 chainsaw, miscellaneous, lawn furniture.

Milbre Street Sat., Aug. 11th, 8-1 Variety of Items!

5 Windy Hill Lane Friday and Saturday 9am-2pm Furniture, antiques, collectibles, Nippon, and occupy Japan china, houseware items, dishes, glasses, etc! (Top of 8th Street, 1 half mile past Memorial Shrine Cemetary)

975 Wyoming Ave Saturday, Aug. 11th 9am - 2pm Gigantic Yard Sale! (across from Barber Ford) Toddler toys - Play cottage & kitchen, rocking horse. Kids clothes, books, VHS tapes, bikes, crib & household items.

11 New St. Saturday, Aug. 11 8am - 3pm Glassware, dishes, small appliances, Christmas, restaurant/kitchen items, Hess trucks, home interior, musical instruments




120 Sawmill Road Sat., Aug. 11th, 9-4 Old Singer sewing machine, antique roasters on stands, Beanie Babies, infant car seat & base, 2 toddler car seats, womens & childrens clothes, something for everyone! KINGSTON


165 Highland Ave. Saturday, August 11 8am -2pm oak dining table, kids stuff, something for everyone

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357 Country Club Road Sat, Aug. 11th, 8-3 Household, tons of CDs & DVDs, Beanie Babies, furniture, childrens items, toys, bikes, women & mens clothes and other amazing items!


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Cherry Drive (off Penn St., one block behind Gubbiottis Funeral Home) Sat, Aug. 11th, 8-2 Rain or Shine Large Variety of Items. Dont Miss This Sale!

96 N Atherton Ave. off of Market St. Something for everyone Friday, Aug. 10 and Saturday, Aug 11 8am-1pm
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ESTATE SALE 155 Haverford Dr. (Off Laflin Road) Saturday, Aug. 11 8am - 3pm Contents of lovely clean town house. Living room, tables, chairs, lamps. Dining room with hutch, kitchen set. Sets of china, glassware, 2 bedroom suites, twin beds, TV room. Patio chairs, smallitems. Too much to list, all priced to sell!!!!


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930 Coon Road Sat., Aug 11th, 8-4 Foot massagers, compound bow in case, George Foreman grills, clothing, too much to list. No Early Birds!


101 North Main St. Saturday, 9-4 Furniture, household, childrens items. Much More!

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Seton Catholic Cafeteria Church & Broad St Thur 8/09, Fri 8/10 & Sat 8/11, 5pm-10pm Bag night Sat 7pm Household, books, toys, collectibles, jewelry & new items. 200 Block of Madison St. Sat., Aug 11th, 9-3 Furniture, sport & weight equipment, auto parts, books, household, Avon. Too Much To List!


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HANOVER TWP. $119,900



JENKINS TWP. $69,000

Small one story home on 9.5 acres, home is a fixer upper, no steps, home has mold. Private driveway off of Jake Moore Road, grown in by brush. $150,000 MLS# 12-2114 Call Michael Nocera


226 Church St. Four square home with large rooms and old world features in the woodwork and stained glass. A must see home. MLS #122596. For more information and photos visit atlasrealtyinc.com. Call Charlie 829-6200 VM 101


IS TWO BEDROOMS ENOUGH FOR YOU? Quaint & Quiet renovated two bedroom features new trendy large tiled Kitchen, hardwood floors in living room, formal dining room & bedrooms. New tiled bath with jetted tub to de-stress in. Two porches, yard & plenty of parking. New furnace, hot water heater (with warranty) & new 100 amp box. Great starter home or someone looking to down size. Solid Buy! Taxes are not accurate. Owner is a Realtor. $84,900 11-4472. Please call Michele Hopkins 570-540-6046

Enjoy sitting on the front porch of this well maintained 4 bedroom, 3 bath home on nicely landscaped lot in desirable neighborhood. Family room with gas fireplace, central air/gas heat, covered & open patios. Two car garage. Tastefully decorated. Above ground pool. MLS 12-2656 $269,900 Call Sandra Gorman 570-696-5408

1908 Wyoming Avenue Plenty of TLC is reflected in this attractive 3 bedroom, 1 bath home in a convenient location. Offers formal living room/dining room & family room with sliding doors to large rear deck & a great level lot. MLS# 11-2083 Only $99,000 Call Barbara Metcalf 570-696-0883

22 Allenberry Drive Move right in! Central air, hardwood floors, central stereo system. Gas heat under $700 yearly expenses. 2 bedrooms, 1 car garage. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com. MLS 12-2739 Call Tom 570-262-7716

Smith Hourigan Group 570-696-1195

The Greens at Newberry Estates. Condo with special view of golf course & ponds. 3 bedrooms. Family room. 5 1/2 baths on 2 floors. 4,000 sq. ft. living area. 12-1480 $449,900 Besecker Realty 570-675-3611 DALLAS $125,000 REDUCED PRICE!!! MOTIVATED SELLERS!!! Good visibility commercial location. Room for up to 3 businesses! Also has 2 apartments., off-street parking for 8 w/ possibility. of much more in rear. Great for Beauty/Nail Salon, Fitness Studio, Shop, and Garage type businesses. Call CHRISTINE KUTZ for more information. 570-332-8832

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FORTY FORT 77 Wesley St.

Very well maintained 2-story home with 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms, large eat-in kitchen and 1.5 baths. This home also has a first floor laundry room, ductless air conditioner, gas steam heat and a fenced in yard with a shed. This home is in move-in condition just waiting for you to move into. Make an appointment today! #11-4433 PRICE REDUCED! $77,900 Karen Altavilla 283-9100 x26

323 State Route 2 Surrounded by mature woodland and pasture... Bordered by Sorber Mountain Creeks, this 3 Bedroom 2 bath Country Ranch offers a great retreat and tranquil lifestyle. Only minutes to Game Lands and Pennsylvania's Largest Natural Lake. 12-1729 $136,000 Mark T. Bond CENTURY 21 SELECT GROUP 570-352-8874



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11 Sunrise Lane $184,000 Bilevel, containing 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths on two levels. Features include: brick fireplace witih gas logs, granite kitchen countertop; corian bathroom sink, in ground pool and private fenced rear yard. Prequalification letter required. Owner has real estate license in escrow. Call Pat or Charlie 570-655-4124

1717 River Road Completely remodeled home with new siding, windows and modern kitchen & bath. New flooring, walls, heat and electric. Move right in. Off street parking in rear. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-2232 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

DURYEA NEW PRICE!!!!! $24,900

Two story home with solar system, 2 car detached garage. Private driveway. Property is also for lease. MLS# 12-1822 $189,000 Michael Nocera 570-357-4300

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621 Donnelly St. 2 bedroom, 1 car garage, gas heat. Already furnished with furniture. 1/2 double. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc. com MLS 12-1042 Call Tom 570-262-7716



3 year old townhome in gated community of Forest Heights with pool use. Cathedral ceilings & skylights, air, cherry floors & cabinets, granite countertops, fireplace, 3 bedrooms with 1st floor master bedroom & walk in closet. 2.5 tiled baths, waterfall sinks in master bath & powder room. All season sun porch & large private patio. Full basement. End unit with 2 car garage. $309,000.

Classic 4 square home in desirable neighborhood. Four bedrooms, nice old woodwork, stained glass and built ins plus 3 car garage on extra deep lot. MLS #12-2612. For more information and photos, visit atlasrealtyinc.com. Call Charlie 829-6200 VM 101


2 Betsy Ross Drive Warmly inviting 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath Tudor. Striking highlights in this beautiful home include custom blinds, manicured lawn, deck, patio and 3-season porch. Entertain in the finished walkout basement with wet bar or relax by the pool! Outstanding quality! Call Pat Guesto 570-793-4055 CENTURY 21 SIGNATURE PROPERTIES 570-675-5100 HANOVER TWP.


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FORTY FORT 77 Wesley St. 40 Downing St. Great 3 bedroom family home on a beautifully landscaped lot, close to parks and schools. 2 car attached garage, pool, fenced in yard with lots of room to run! MLS 12-2567 $129,900 John Shelley 570-702-4162 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 HANOVER TWP.

Smith Hourigan Group 570-696-5412

DURYEA $53,000

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1385 Mt. Zion Rd. Great country setting on 3.05 acres. Move in condition Ranch with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, inground swimming pool, hardwood floors. Finished basement with wet bar. 2 car garage, wrap around driveway. For more info and photos visit: www.atlasrealtyinc.com MLS 12-2270 Call Tom 570-262-7716

Richard Lane 2 story, 3 bedroom, 1 bath home at rear of Lake Side Drive between Pole #s 125 and 126 on Richard Lane. Lake view, from front wrap around porch and 2 of the bedrooms and rear yard. Also includes 33.3 ft of shoreline with dock & lawn area. Home in need of updating and repairs and is being sold as is. MLS 12-1607 $179,900 Michelle T. Boice 570-639-5393 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770


from your private dock! Quiet setting. Year-round or summer-only home with oversized 2car garage on nearly 1/2 acre. Two bedrooms eat-in kitchen, living room, den/ study, bath & sun porch near Pole 141.570-885-4748. $195,000. No realtors please. HARVEYS LAKE



Beautifully maintained Cape Cod features 3 bedrooms & one and a half baths. Hardwood floors in living & dining rooms, foyer and first floor bedroom. Newly remodeled kitchen & bathroom. Lots of storage. New roof installed in 2010. Breakfast nook with built-in table and benches. Enclosed porch, above ground pool and deck. MLS #11-2706 $144,900 Call Tracy McDermott Realty 570-696-2468

297 Susquehannock Drive Traditional 4 bedroom home with 2.5 baths, 2 car garage. Large ard with deck and retractable awning. Above ground pool, 1st floor laundry. . For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com. MLS 12-945 $254,900 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

412 New St. Motivated Seller. Great starter home on large lot. Systems newer, but needs cosmetic updating. Ready to make to your liking! MLS 12-1732 Call Kevin Sobilo 570-817-0706

Built in 2004, this delightful home is centrally located in Dallas. Very well maintained with central air, large yard, 23 x 13 living room with gas fireplace, gas hot water baseboard heat (1st and 2nd floors). In addition electric heat pumps/central AC to save on gas bills if you desire....radiant heat in basement floors...2 1/2 baths and 3 bedrooms...This Dallas home is ready to welcome its new owners! Directions: Rte 415 towards Harveys Lake. Left on W Center Hill Rd, house is on left. MLS# 12-2362 $209,900 Call Charlie Boyek 570-430-8487 CENTURY 21 SIGNATURE PROPERTIES 570-675-5100 DRUMS


97 Chittenden St. Flood damaged home with new furnace, electric box, water heater, outlets and switches. 1st floor gutted but already insulated and ready for sheetrock. 2nd floor has 4 bedrooms and bath with double sinks. Large yard. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com. MLS 12-1225 Sorry, cash buyers only! Call Charlie 570-829-6200

NEW PRICE! Nice size 4 bedroom home with some hardwood floors, large eat in kitchen with breakfast bar. 2 car garage & partially fenced yard. Close to everything! $78,900 Call Christine Kutz 570-332-8832

Classic 4 square home in desirable neighborhood. Four bedrooms, nice old woodwork, stained glass and built ins plus 3 car garage on extra deep lot. MLS #12-2612. For more information and photos, visit atlasrealtyinc.com. Call Charlie 829-6200 VM 101








1107 Spring Street Superb two story with 3 bedrooms & 1 baths. Hardwood floors, gas heat, vinyl siding, large yard with garage. Call Jim for details. Offered at $169,500 Towne & Country Real Estate Co. 570-735-8932 or 570-542-5708 DURYEA


Great value, great location on a fabulous lot. From your hot tub you can enjoy the view of the almost full acre lot. Year round sun room, plus you have a Lower Level that adds more space to this great home. Dont miss out on this incredible buy!! $139,900. For more information or to schedule a showing call or text Donna 570-947-3824 or Tony 570-855-2424

429 New St. A marriage of old world charm and modern touches blend together in this home. Tasteful, high level renovations throughout. Central air, finished attic, possible 4th bedroom. New plumbing, electrical, back deck. Lots of storage. Lovely neighborhood. MLS 12-2087 $158,900 David Krolikowski 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770


REDUCED 619 Foote Ave. Fabulous Ranch home with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, ultra modern kitchen with granite counters, heated tile floor and stainless appliances. Dining room has Brazilian cherry floors, huge yard, garage and large yard. Partially finished lower level. Built for handicap accessibility with exterior ramp, interior hallways and doorways. If youre looking for a Ranch, dont miss this one. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com. MLS 11-4079 $149,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200


Modern, clean, neat as a pin! Bi-level with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Quality construction in every room. Poplar hardwood floor in the dining room. Tile in kitchen, both bathrooms and laundry/storage area. Family room with natural gas fireplace. Lots of summer remains to enjoy lounging on the 26x12 cedar deck and swimming in the pool. A great neighborhood, low traffic area, located on a dead-end street. Nothing to do but move in and enjoy. For more information and to view the photos go to: www.prudentialrealestate.com and enter PRU2A8T2 in the Home Search. Listed at $167,900. MLS #12-2654. Call today for your appointment. Mary Ellen Belchick 696-6566 Walter Belchick 696-2600 ext. 301

Grand Victorian Over 2800 square feet in this one of a kind property on a corner lot. Property featuring 4 bedrooms, formal dining room, large living room with gas fireplace, family room with pellet stove, modern baths, front and side porches. A Must see property! MLS# 12-1559 NEW PRICE $199,900. Call Florence 570-715-7737

78 Luzerne St. Not a drive-by. Move right into this sparkling clean, bright and cheery 1/2 double. All new floor coverings and freshly painted interior. 2 zone gas hot water baseboard heat. W/d hookups in basement which has a concrete floor. All measurements are approximate. MLS 12-1129 $39,500 Call Michelle T. Boice 570-639-5393 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 HANOVER TWP. LIBERTY HILLS

Youll Experience Country Living in this move in ready ranch situated on almost an acre of lush landscaping just minutes away from every thingthere is new carpet in living & dining rooms, 3 bedrooms with double closets, large fully applianced eat in kitchen, first floor laundry, 1.5 baths, central air, lower level recreation room, large workshop for do it yourselfers or contractors, and an oversized 2.5 car garage with wraparound driveway which provides plenty of parking for guests....$175,000 MLS #12-2773 Call Pat today @

Nice country home with almost a full acre of land. 1 mile from Harveys Lake. Home offers some new windows, new copper piping and updated electric circuits. Come relax in the nice screen porch. MLS 12-476 $148,000 Call Tony 570-855-2424

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Spectacular, remodeled, two story house situated on 110 wooded acres. Its an outdoors persons dream come true. Featuring a 20+ acre fishing lake & four small ponds, woods & fields with deer, turkey, bear & grouse. Home boasts breathtaking views of the lake & woods. Perfect for Hunt Club or very special home. Serious, pre-qualified inquiries only. Asking $575,000. Call Jim Stachelek Prudential Keystone Properties 215-896-8860

4 Widener Drive A must see home! You absolutely must see the interior of this home. Start by looking at the photos on line. Fantastic kitchen with hickory cabinets, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and tile floor. Fabulous master bathroom with champagne tub and glass shower, walk in closet. 4 car garage, upper garage is partially finished. The list goes on and on. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com. MLS 12-210 Price Reduced $375,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200


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Fully rented 5 unit apt building, new siding, new roof and nice updates inside, off street parking & near the college. Call or text Donna 570-947-3824 or Tony 570-855-2424 for more information or to schedule your showing. $117,000

63 Betsy Ross Dr. Great home in a great neighborhood. Very well cared for 2 story with 3 bedrooms, family room and 2.5 baths. Nice yard with landscape lighting, 2 car garage. Central air, central vac, patio awning, 1st floor laundry. Everything you will need here MLS 12-2192 $205,000 Call Connie 570-821-7022 EILEEN R. MELONE REAL ESTATE 570-821-7022


139 S. Laurel St Spacious Brick Ranch waiting for your personal touch. Hardwood floors, well-thought out storage in every room. Quality workmanship, well maintained. It's time to enjoy this home with it's large rooms, greenhouse & nice yard! Convenient location. 12-2352 $124,900 Darcy J. Gollhardt Realtor 570-262-0226 CLASSIC PROPERTIES 570-718-4959 Ext. 1352 Highland Hills 8 Patrick Road Magnificent custom built tudor home with quality throughout. Spacious 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 2 story living room with fireplace and library loft. Dining room, family room and 3 season sunroom which overlooks professionally landscaped grounds with gazebo and tennis/basketball court. Lower level includes recreation room, exercise room and 3/4 bath. Enjoy this serene acre in a beautiful setting in Highland Hills Development. Too many amenities to mention. Taxes appealed and lowered considerably for year 2013. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-723 $399,900 Call Terry 570-885-3041 Angie 570-885-4896


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2032 ROUTE 92 Great Ranch home surrounded by nature with view of the river and extra lot on the river. Large living room and kitchen remodeled and ready to move in. Full unfinished basement, off street parking. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-79 Call Colleen 570-237-0415


Lovely Ranch home on 1.42 acres. Features 3 bedrooms, full bath, 1/2 bath, kitchen, living room with fireplace, dining room, den & laundry room on Main floor. Kitchen, family room with fireplace, 3/4 bath & storage room on Lower Level. Newer roof, siding, sofit & gutters plus some newer carpeting, pergo flooring, central air & whole house fan, 2 car garage & paved driveway. 12-1010 $176,900 Ken Williams 570-542-8800 Five Mountains Realty


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705 Blueberry Lane Large 4 bedroom Bi-level with large master bedroom with sliding glass doors leading to private deck. Modern kitchen with skylights, skylights also in master bath. Dining room with sliding glass doors to deck. Large corner lot with attached 2 car garage ready to move right in.For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-2379 $244,900 Call Fred 570-817-5792



38 Huckleberry Ln Blueberry Hills 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, family room with fireplace, 2 car garage, large yard. Master bath with separate jetted tub, kitchen with stainless steel appliances and island, lighted deck. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com. MLS 11-3071 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

311 Lockville Road Stately brick 2 story, with in ground pool, covered patio, finished basement, fireplace and wood stove, 3 car attached garage 5 car detached garage with apartment above. MLS# 11-1242 $659,000 Please call Donna 570-613-9080

15 Martin Street Well Cared for 2 Story Boasting 3 Bedrooms, Full bath, off street parking and a large side yard. 12-1832 $79,900 Call Pat Guesto 570-793-4055 CENTURY 21 SIGNATURE PROPERTIES 570-675-5100



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New Construction. Lot #2, Fairway Estates. 2,700 square feet, tile & hardwood on 1st floor. Cherry cabinets with center island. $399,500. For more details: patrickdeats.com 570-696-1041

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184 West Point Ave. Family size home and yard with a country feel. Walking distance to school and Little League Field. 4 bedrooms, 1 3/4 baths, vinyl siding, many newer windows. Modern eat in kitchen, lovely view of back yard and adjoining woods. 20x10 unfinished room on 2nd floor for 5th bedroom. Bright and cheery and not a drive by. Come and see it! MLS 12-2992 $89,900 Michelle T. Boice 570-639-5393 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

NEW LISTING!! ADD YOUR TOUCHES!! Genuine hardwood floors, doors & trim will catch your attention as you arrive through the entry foyer into the sunny living room, formal dining room & eat-in kitchen. You will be pleased with the spacious bedroom sizes & closets. Terrific walk-up attic for you imagination. Whole house fan will keep you cool. Attached garage with large, full B-Dry Basement. Great Yard! Virtual Tour. MLS#12-2785 $120,000 Michele Hopkins 570-540-6046

Rustic country home with 7 acres, off Rt. 29 near Moon Lake. 3 bedroom, 2 bath. Large kitchen & living room. Sunroom. 2 car garage. 2 story barn with fenced in pasture. This property also comes with separate septic well, electric, carport & shed. $235,000. 570-506-5986 JENKINS TWP



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21 Spring Street Lovely Home in a quiet area. Newly painted, new roof and windows. 2 large bedrooms 1 full bath, 1 half bath. MLS 12-2625 $89,900 Call Pat Guesto 570-793-4055 CENTURY 21 SIGNATURE PROPERTIES 570-675-5100

Immaculate 3 bedroom ranch on beautiful 1.3 acre lot. Modern kitchen & baths, hardwood floors, private patio. Finished lower level with bar area. MLS# 12-2033 $154,300 Call Jill Hiscox at 570-696-0875

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157 Division St. OWNER SAYS SELL! This property has great positive cash flow. 1st floor 2 bedroom and upstairs is 2 floors with 3 bedrooms total. 1st floor has new drywall & insulation, gas heat, new tile tub surround, kitchen counters and carpet. 2nd apt. has newer kitchen & is all electric. Separate utilities and off street parking in rear. Taxes are currently being appealed. MLS 12-1771 $89,900 Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

A must see. Steel & concrete construction put together this exceptional 4 bedroom 5 bath home. Great location & fenced yard, property features maple hardwood floors, tile baths, cherry kitchen cabinets, unique bronze staircase, & much more. MLS#12-531 $299,500 Call Julio 570-239-6408 or Rhea 570-696-6677


Beautiful well maintained 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath split level in desirable Oakwood Park development. Large marble entry foyer, large living room with stone fireplace, dining room that opens to deck. Eat in kitchen with all appliances overlooking family room / office area. First floor laundry room and powder room, master bedroom with master bath and jet tub. Hardwood floors. Finished lower level. 2 car attached garage. Security system & intercom. Large corner lot. MLS 12-2705 $275,000 Call Monica 570-714-6113

146 Kelly St. Well kept home with garage in rear. Move in condition. New roof and hot water heater. Easy access to Cross Valley and shopping. Out of flood zone. 200 amp service. MLS 12-1801 $119,900 Donald Crossin 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 LUZERNE

Nestled on just under an acre just minutes from 81S this colonial offers 2194 sq. ft. of living area plus a finished basement. Enjoy summer your evenings on the wrap around porch or take a quick dip in the above ground pool with tier deck. The covered pavilion is ideal for picnics or gatherings And when the winter winds blow cuddle in front of the gas fireplace and enjoy a quiet night. MLS 11-2260 Priced to Sell, $179,900 Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769

25 W. Washington Move right into this very nice 3 bedroom, 1 bath home. Lots of natural woodwork and a beautiful stained glass window. Newer kitchen appliances and w/w carpeting. Supplement your heating with a recently installed wood pellet stove. This home also has a one car detached garage. MLS 12-2171 $76,000 John Polifka 570-704-6846 FIVE MOUNTAINS REALTY 570-542-2141 NANTICOKE

143 W. Broad St. Nice 2 story home with 3 bedrooms 1.5 baths, fenced yard, newer furnace with 3 zones and newer 200 amp electrical service, whole house water filter and beautiful hard wood floors. This home has an attached Mother in Law suite with a separate entrance. This can easily be converted to a 1st floor master bedroom with a master bath. MLS 12-1401 $64,900 John W. Polifka Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141 570-704-6846 NANTICOKE

12 Laflin Road Like new spacious 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath end unit townhouse, Sliding doors to deck off of living room/dining room. Master suite with vaulted ceiling, modern kitchen, laundry on 2nd floor. Roof and water heater are new. Convenient location and out of flood zone MLS 12-938 $169,900 Donald Crossin 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 PITTSTON

110 Union St. Fixer upper with 3 bedrooms, new roof, gas heat. Great lot 50 x 173. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-1513 Call Tom 570-262-7716 ATLAS REALTY, INC. 570-829-6200 PITTSTON TWP.

Completely renovated in 2008, This two-story sits on a private alley lot. Central air and maple hardwood floors throughout. $98,000 Call Ed Appnel 570-817-2500 570-654-1490

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299 Rutter Ave. Large and well maintained duplex on corner lot in Kingston. 2 bedrooms each unit, separate gas heat and off street parking for multiple cars. New roof, water heater and freshly painted exterior. A really nice property. MLS 12-2447 $139,900 Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-287-0770 KINGSTON

281 Reynolds St. 3 story single family with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and lots of space! Lovely entrance foyer, 3rd floor with large room, could be 5th bedroom plus a full tile bath. Fenced in back yard and much more. MLS 12-1863 $119,900 Jay A. Crossin Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0776 KINGSTON REDUCED

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523 Bennett St. Older well kept home with off street parking. Roof 5 years old. New windows on 2nd floor and walk up attic for lots of storage or added bedrooms. MLS 12-2699 $79,000 Donald Crossin 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 LUZERNE

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38 W. Walnut St. Charming 4/5 bedroom with 1.5 baths. Beautifully appointed kitchen w/granite counter tops, cherry cabinets and hardwood floors. Gas fireplace in living room, leaded glass windows in living room and dining room. Nice back deck, 2 car garage and 4 season front porch. MLS 11-4103 $179,900 Jay A. Crossin EXT. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 KINGSTON

80 Bennett St. Great Kingston location on a double lot. Close to schools, shopping, restaurants and public transportation. Potential of 2 additional bedrooms on 3rd floor. Partially finished basement. MLS 12-2346 $109,900 John Shelley 570-702-4162 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-287-0770 KINGSTON

ONE OF A KIND Completely & tastefully updated & remodeled Townhouse with unique kitchen with snack bar & dining area, den, concrete patio overlooking treed/landscaped planters. Excellent condition! A must see! Near Casino and Interstate. $125,000 MLS# 122792 Call Marie Montante, (570) 881-0103

663 Bennett St. Great 2 bedroom on a nice street. Lovely yard with alley access in rear, driveway in front. MLS 12-2701 $60,000 Shelby Watchilla 570-782-6969 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-287-0770 MOUNTAIN TOP 33 LEE AVE.

Spacious 3 bedroom, 1 3/4 bath split level on a beautifully landscaped 1 acre lot. Large sunroom & recreation room with fireplace and wet bar. $205,000 Call Christine Kutz 570-332-8832

3 bedroom, 1 bath. Nice opportunity for a starter home or investment property. Original columns, moldings, and leaded glass windows are intact. Reduced $30,000 CALL CHRISTINE KUTZ 570-332-8832


Very nice 2 story with many updates is in ''move-in'' condition with new heating system, central air, newer roof, yard & 1 car detached garage. Directions: Main St., Nanticoke to Market, 3 stop signs to left on E. Union, home on left MLS# 12-2048 PRICE REDUCED! $65,000 Call Lynda (570) 696-5418

175 Oak Street New furnace, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 1st floor laundry room, 3 season porch, fenced yard and off street parking. MLS#12-721 $84,900 Call Patti 570-328-1752 Liberty Realty & Appraisal Services LLC

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Great Location, Huge rooms, Amazing kitchen with granite countertops, relax in the sunroom or the partial finished lower level, Hardwood under carpets, off street parking, plus a 1 year home warranty. Call or text Donna 570-947-3824 or Tony 570-855-2424 for more information or to schedule your showing. $159,000.

467 E. State St. Well kept home in a nice neighborhood. Close to new Elementary School and bus stop. New roof and off street parking. MLS 12-2342 $71,000 Charles J. Prohaska EXT. 35 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-287-0770


NEW LISTING OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 12-2 DIRECTIONS: 309S bear right at the triangle and Lee Ave. is the second street on right. Move in ready house with premium upgrades. Completely remodeled from top to bottom. new kitchen & bath with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, refinished hardwood floors, finished basement, 3 season porch, attic pull down, ceiling fans, Florida room, hardwood floors, porch, recreation room, workshop. and too much more to list. A cant miss o p p o r t u n i t y ! $227,500 MLS-12-2979 Call Dave Wychock 570-885-1670

130 CHURCH ROAD The feel of a true colonial home with double entry doors off the foyer into the living room and dining room. Spacious kitchen breakfast area, family room leading to a fenced rear yard. 3-season room with cathedral ceiling. Hardwood floors, fireplace, recently remodeled 2.5 bath and 2-car garage. Located on 3.77 acres, all the privacy of country living yet conveniently located. MLS#12-165 $183,900 Jill Jones 696-6550 Prudential:

409 Union St. This home has good bones. New windows, furnace, newer addition, tons of renovations. Needs to be cleaned out. Bring it back! MLS 12-2216 $92,500 David Krolikowski 570-287-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-287-0770

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110 Front St. This well-maintained 3 bedroom, 1.5 baths bilevel home is in move in condition. Spacious eat-in kitchen with custom cabinets, tile floor and counters. Unique lower level family room with wood burning fireplace, office space. laundry/bath combo. Plenty of storage including an 8X6 cedar closet. Outdoor space has covered patio, columned carport and well manicured partially fenced yard. Detached large garage. For more info & photos, go to www.atlasrealtyinc.com NEW PRICE $189,900 MLS# 12-2053 Call Angie at 570-885-4896 Terry at 570-885-3041

14 Pine Road Lovely brick home in great development. Hardwood floors, 2 car garage, newer roof, large laundry room with office space, covered back porch, large Family room on first floor with fireplace, possible 3rd Bedroom over garage. 12-2688. $198,000 Call Nancy Answini Gilroy Real Estate 570-288-1444 PLAINS



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193 Market St. Great starter home, excellent potential. Very nice neighborhood, nice corner lot. MLS 12-2869 $69,500 David Krolikowski 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

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16 Birch Street Great home in Hudson Gardens. 4 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, central a/c, new roof & windows, newly painted, screened porch, family room with fireplace and bar. 12-2688 $172,000 Call Nancy Answini Gilroy Real Estate 570-288-1444






Beautiful well-maintained 3 level, 2.5 bath townhome in very desirable location. Many upgrades include a spacious, custom bathroom with large closets, custom window treatments, built-in wall microwave in kitchen, new roof, and new garage door. Plenty of storage, and a possible 3rd bedroom on 1st level. MLS 12-175 $132,900 Call Mary Danelo 570-704-8000 Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate 570-474-2340

KINGSTON SELLER RELOCATING, PRICE REDUCED TO $285,000 1341 Mountain View Drive 360 degree viewEnjoy panoramic views from this stunning, 3 bedroom, 2 bath hideaway cradled on 9 acres only 20 minutes from town. In unique natural setting high on a hill, it offers vistas worthy of professional photographers. Offering formal living room/dining room, with lovely modern kitchen/ baths and 2 family rooms. Oversized 3 car detached garage + 3 car attached. Inground heated pool with cabana sure to please all family members. Zoned agricultural-horses welcomed, take a look today. MLS# 12-1800 $285,000Call Barbara Metcalf 570-696-0883


DUPLEX 2 bedrooms down, 1 upstairs, off-street parking. Nice neighborhood. $79,500. Call 570-704-9446 KINGSTON


This 3 bedroom home offers modern kitchen, with Corian counters accented by marble backsplash, central air, fenced rear yard with deck and patio. Off street parking for 2 to 4 cars. Custom shutters on the first floor windows along with natural woodwork and hardwood floors give this home a charm you are sure to love! #12-1997 $134,900 Jill Jones 696-6550

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715 Maple St. Handymans dream. NOT a nightmare. A little paint, carpeting and water lines and this house is good to go. Large yard. 2 bedrooms. For mor info and photos visit: www. atlasrealtyinc.com. MLS 12-2332 Call Colleen 570-237-0415 ATLAS REALTY, INC. 570-829-6200

A PLACE TO HANG YOUR HEART Large three bedroom brick ranch located on the out skirts of Nanticoke. You'll fall in love with the spacious open floor plan! Large sunken Living room, tiled kitchen with black appliances included, formal Dining room, bath with tiled garden tub & shower, lots of closet space, finished basement with fireplace, three quarter bath / laundry room. On a quiet dead end street. Back yard is currently under going beautiful landscape redesign. $139,000 12-2629 Please call Michele Hopkins 570-540-6046

4 Overlook Drive Great split level home in Whitney Point development, formerly Ridgeview. This home has 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 2 car garage, large deck, and lower level family room with a bar and coal stove. Heat your house all winter long with about $150 worth of coal! MLS# 12-2548 $175,000 Call John Polifka 570-704-6846 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141 NUANGOLA LAKE 28 Lance Street


45-47 Swallow St. 3 units include double block home with additional single family home in rear. Double block has 3 bedrooms and 1 bath on each side. Single home has 1 bedroom and 1 bath. Vinyl siding and off street parking. All utilities paid by tenants except sewer. Great income. MLS 12-1989 $119,000 Call Terry 570-885-3041 Angie 570-885-4896

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 8/12 from 12pm-2pm 4 Bedroom Colonial Home in Pocono Ridge Estates. Large 2 Car Garage, Paved Driveway, Electric Heat & Central Air, 1.5 Baths, Large Eat in Kitchen & Dining Room. Double Deck with Hot Tub. Low Taxes. $219,000 Call 570-212-1404 PITTSTON

Very comfortable 2 bedroom home in move in condition. Great sun room, large yard, 1 car garage. Deeded lake access. Reduced $107,000 MLS # 11-2899 CALL KATHIE


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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 & more. 11-823 Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769

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46 Farmhouse Rd. REDUCED! MOTIVATED SELLER Lovely 10 room vinyl sided ranch home, with 2.5 modern baths, formal dining room, gas heat, central air, 2 car garage & large deck. Lower level consists of 2 large recreation rooms. Office, half bath and workshop. Lower level all ceramic tiled floors. MLS# 12-1359 $282,900 Call Florence 570-715-7737

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81 Cliff St. Move in ready, freshly painted, 2 story home. Private driveway, screened in back porch. Nicely landscaped. 4 bedrooms. Must see! MLS 12-2124 $85,000 Call Melissa 570-237-6384

Growing family needs this house sold! Beautiful inside and out, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath hoe features many improvements such as central air, new kitchen, oversized bath and fenced-in yard. Local tax is only $36/year. Located on a deadend street with low traffic volume. #12-95 $159,900 Paul Pukatch 696-6559

1610 Westminster Road. DRASTIC PRICE REDCTION Paradise found! Your own personal retreat, small pond in front of yard, private setting only minutes from everything. Log cabin chalet with 3 bedrooms, loft, stone fireplace, hardwood floors. Detached garage with bonus room. Lots to see. Watch the snow fall in your own cabin in the woods. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com. MLS 11-319 $279,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200



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LUZERNE Smith Hourigan Group 570-474-6307 MOUNTAIN TOP 111 Laflin Road Nice 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath Split Level home with hardwood floors, 1 car garage, large yard and covered patio in very convenient location. Great curb appeal and plenty of off street parking. Rt. 315 to light @ Laflin Rd. Turn west onto Laflin Rd. Home is on left. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-2852 Keri Best 570-885-5082

1/2 DOUBLE Great starter home in nice area. Close to schools and recreation. Large 3 season porch with cabinetry, great for entertaining. New plumbing, lots of light & huge walk up attic for storage or rec room. $35,000 Call CHRISTINE KUTZ 570-332-8832

114 W. Union St. Large home with 3 bedrooms, 8 rooms, yard with garage and off street parking. 2 bathrooms. Nice condition. Loads of potential. For more into and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com. MLS 12-2096 $55,000 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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109 Carpenter St. Completely renovated. New roof, windows, kitchen and bathroom. Freshly painted interior and exterior with fabulous modern colors. Great area and low, low taxes! MLS 12-2055 $99,500 Kelly ConnollyCuba EXT. 37 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 3/4 bath, with hardwood floors under carpet & 2nd kitchen in lower level for entertaining. screened porch, landscaped yard, heated workshop & much more! $179,900 Call Christine Kutz 570-332-8832


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Own a Historical Gem!!! This home was built in 1907 and is STILL in near original condition. All the woodwork, glass and light fixtures are there, all you have to do is modernize the mechanical systems. Never ruined by a cheap remodel and the woodwork was never painted over. Dont take my word for it, go on line and check out the photos at www.atlasrealtyinc.com. If you like classic features youll love this home! MLS 12-2781 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

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Great Investment just waiting for a new owner. Many updates In both units. Building has extra unused space in attic and basement that be be finished with many options. Out of flood zone, huge lot and off street parking. MLS 12-1586 $124,900 Call/text Donna 570-947-3824 or Tony 570-855-2424

Nice Bi-Level in convenient location. Bi-Level. 3 bedrooms with hardwood floors, 1 and 3/4 bathrooms and 1-car heated garage. Near VA Hospital, casino, highways, etc. atlasrealtyinc.com MLS # 12-2622 Directions: Traveling South on RT 315; Left on Mundy St; Left on Bear Creek Blvd; Left on ODonnell St. Home is on the right. Call Keri Best 570-885-5082




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110 Union St. Fixer upper with 3 bedrooms, new roof, gas heat. Great lot 50 x 173. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-1513 Call Tom 570-262-7716

Nice 3 bedroom unit in back and a nice studio apt up front. Great investment opportunity. Large yard and off street parking plus out of the flood zone. MLS 12-1587 $89,900 Call/text Donna 570-947-3824 or Tony 570-855-2424

63 Clarks Lane 3 story Townhome with 2 bedrooms, 3 baths, plenty of storage with 2 car built in garage. Modern kitchen and baths, large room sizes and deck. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com. MLS 11-4567 $139,900 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

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308 Stephanie Drive Attractive Brick Front Ranch with 3 Bedrooms, gas heat, Sunroom, attached garage, large yard, shed. Hardwood floors under rugs. Great location. New windows. Basement can easily be finished. Well Maintained. MLS# 121911 PRICE REDUCED $139,900 Call Nancy Palumbo 570-714-9240

NEW PRICE!!! Well maintained raised ranch in Midway Manor. Good size level yard with shed. Large sunroom / laundry addition. Lower level family room with wood stove. $139,900 Call Christine Kutz 570-332-8832


The best of both worlds. If you crave privacy, consider this 4 bedroom, 3 bath raised ranch on a 4.96 acre wooded lot. A tree lined driveway leads to this spacious 3,300 square foot home. MLS# 12-1407 only $185,000 Adjoining 1+ acre with deeded lake front available for $50,000. Call Barbara Metcalf 570-696-3801

689 Main Street 2 bedroom home on large lot with bonus efficiency apartment. Large living room, eat in kitchen, screened porch. Freshly painted and new flooring. See www.craiglslist.org $69,000. Call 570-696-3368

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neighborhood. 2 bedrooms, dining & living rooms, unfinished basement. $51,000. Call (570)704-9446 SWOYERSVILLE


Nice 2 story home sits high & dry on side of Plymouth Mountain. Large eat in kitchen, living room, dining room, oil hotwater baseboard heat. Nice yard, wrap around porch. Directions: Main Street, Plymouth to Coal Street, over small bridge to 1st hard left onto Smith Row-house on right. MLS# 12-2256 $50,000 Call Lynda (570) 696-5418

WB MLS 12-1904 $265,000 *JUST REDUCED* OPEN HOUSE Sat., Aug 11th, 1-3 112 Village Drive. Spacious & convenient 2 story brick face colonial on corner of culde-sac in Dallas School District. 4/5 bedroom, 2.5 bath with 2nd entrance to office or potential, in-law suite. For Sale by Owner Contact 570-574-3751 SHICKSHINNY

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18 Circle Ave. Relax and enjoy the beautiful view of Lily Lake right from your sunroom in this quiet lake community. Entire home redone In 2005, beautiful hardwood floors, central air, skylights, coal stove, small pond and so much more. Perfect for all year round or a weekend/summer getaway. Off street parking for 2 vehicles. MLS 12-1892 $145,000 Shelby Watchilla 570-762-6969 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 WAPWALLOPEN

exterior, multi-tiered deck, bluestone patio, flood damaged, being sold as is condition. $73,500 CALL DONNA 570-613-9080

WEST PITTSTON Split level, stone


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NEW LISTING! Beautifully restored Cape Cod located on a lovely tree lined street. Ultra modern kitchen has granite counter tops, tiled floors and washer dryer hook-up. Three bedrooms, 2 baths, new gas furnace, water heater and electrical. Quality laminate flooring throughout first floor. Large master bedroom suite on 2nd floor has a walk-in closet, a cedar closet and adjoining office/exercise room or a 4th bedroom. #12-2753 $149,900 Karen Bernardi 283-9100 x31

3 plus bedroom home on Logan St. in Wilkes Barre with off street parking, fenced-in yard and newer furnace and water heater. Great potential on third floor. Replacement windows, double lot, close to shopping. #12-2005 $67,000 Paul Pukatch 696-6559

Great Investment. Quiet street close to everything. Nice size rooms. Both sides currently rented. Off street parking in back with a 1 car garage. $79,900. MLS #12-2223. Call Donna for more information or to schedule a showing. 570-947-3824



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173 Austin Ave. Completely remodeled home in the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barre. Updates include high efficiency gas furnace and electric hot water heater, kitchen w/laundry, drywall, paint, recessed lights, doors, tile, carpet, Pergo flooring, andwindows. MLS 12-2566 $85,000 John Shelley 570-702-4162 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

13 Darling St. $99,900

Townhouse For Sale! -Across from Blue Ribbon1, 800 square feet. Large eat-in kitchen tile throughout, granite countertops, walk-out deck, living room with hardwood floors, fully finished basement with gas fireplace & sliding glass doors to patio, 2nd floor laundry. 2 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms with tile, central air conditioning/gas heat. Asking $172,000 Please call Marissa @ 570-430-9324 if interested! WEST PITTSTON TILBURY TERRACE Tilbury Avenue Superb 3 bedroom single. Hardwood floors, fireplace, garage. Well maintained. Great Neighborhood. REDUCED TO $179,900 Towne & Country Real Estate Co. 570-735-8932 570-542-5708 696-2600


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408 Cragle Hill Rd. This is a very well kept Ranch home on 6 acres, central air, rear patio and 1 car garage. This is a 3 parcel listing. MLS 11-4273 $150,000 Jackie Roman 570-288-0770 Ext. 39 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 SHICKSHINNY


78 Maltby Ave. Wonderful family home in a great neighborhood. A large master suite and family room addition make this home a must see! There is an inground pool and attached in-law suite. MLS 11-4572 $195,000 Call Kelly Connolly-Cuba EXT. 37 Crossin Real Estate 570-288-0770 TRUCKSVILLE

Vinyl resided, new shingles in 2008, quiet location with level, open ground. Replacement windows, new well pump. MLS #12-760 $52,900 Call Dale 570-256-3343 Five Mountains Realty WEST NANTICOKE

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51 Flood Drive Parsons Manor Beautiful Townhouse in great condition. Very spacious with large rooms, one car garage and basement storage. 3 bedrooms. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-2292 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

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130 Marvin Rd. Fantastic LOG HOME W/GREAT VIEWS**from Rear Deck, 4 Bedrooms 2 Bath on 1.55 Acres. Beautiful Landscaping. 12-1489 $199,000 570-675-4400

This 4 bedroom 2 story has a full bath on the 1st floor and rough in for bath on 2nd floor. An enclosed side patio from the kitchen dinette area & side drive are a big plus. MLS 12-553 Only $24,900 Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769


Very nice Ranch home with 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, kitchen, dining room & living room. Plus propane fireplace in living room, french doors in dining room and large deck with a view. $159,900 MLS 12-287 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141 SWEET VALLEY



3 bedroom, 2.5 bath log sided Ranch on almost 2 acres. Lower level is 3/4 finished. Reduced! $195,000 MLS-11-4038 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141

2 story, 3 bedroom home. New bath, new furnace & new central air, all appliances included. Hardwood floors downstairs, carpet upstairs. Great yard. Out of the flood zone. Nice neighborhood. By appointment only. Call 570-287-1029 SHAVERTOWN

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If you crave privacy, consider this stunning, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2 story traditional cradled on a 2 acre lot. Ultra modern kitchen with breakfast area, great room with cathedral ceiling & fireplace, formal dining room & bonus room over 2 car garage. Only $299,000. MLS# 12-679 Call Barbara Metcalf 570-696-0883 LEWITH & FREEMAN 570-696-3801

157 Carverton Rd. Enjoy country living with scenic views just minutes from 309. This 2,030 sq ft Colonial offers an oak kitchen with new Jennaire gas range, family room with fireplace leading to a spacious rear deck, Formal dining room, 4 bedrooms and 2/1/2 baths plus a 2 car garage. The basement has a work shop area and can easily be turned into additional living area. $195,000 Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769



329 Wyoming Ave. Flooded in Sept. 2011, being sold as is. Great potential in this 4 bedroom 2 3/4 bath house. Off street parking. For more info and photos visit: www.atlasrealtyinc.com MLS 12-716 Call Tom 570-262-7716

Nice double block, not in the flood area! 3 vehicle detached garage, off-street parking for 4 vehicles, front & rear porches, patio, fenced yard, nice & private. Home also has central air, #410 is updated & in very good condition, modern kitchen & bath. Kitchen has oak cabinets, stainless steel refrigerator, center aisle, half bath on 1st floor & 4th bedroom on 3rd floor. Both sides have hardwood floors on 2nd floor. MLS#12-737 $169,900 Louise Laine 283-9100 x20

Beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bath. Enjoy the amenities of a private lake, boating, basketball courts, etc. The home has wood floors and carpeting throughout. French doors in the kitchen that lead you out to the large rear deck for entertaining. The backyard has 2 utility sheds for storage MLS 12-1695 $179,900 Call Karen Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate 570-474-2340 WHITE HAVEN


35 Hillard St. Hardwood floors, fenced in yard, large deck. Off street parking. 3 bedroom home with 1st floor laundry. Move in condition. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-1655 Colleen Turant 570-237-0415

Beautifully maintained 2-story home with 3 bedrooms and 1 and 3/4 bathrooms. Oak floors throughout with chestnut woodwork. Cherry kitchen, stained glass windows, french doors, fireplace and a 3season porch all situated in a countrylike setting in the heart of the city. Huge attic can be converted into master suite or 4th or 5th bedroom. Off street parking. Convenient location. Nothing to do but move in! Must see. atlasrealtyinc.com MLS #12-2620 $99,900 Directions: Traveling south on North River Rd; Left at light at Courthouse onto West North St, Left onto Darling St. Home is in the right. atlas realtyinc.com Call Keri Best 570-885-5082

210 Academy St. Large grand home. Open concept downstairs, 1 st floor laundry, lots of closet space, fenced in back yard, extra large driveway. Garage with floor pit, auto garage door opener. 60 amp subpanel, walk up attic. Loads of potential. MLS 12-1268 $115,000 David Krolikowski 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 WILKES-BARRE


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221 Maple St. Beautiful 4 bedroom Back Mtn. home with natural woodwork, pocketdoors, ceiling fans & great light. Sit on 1 or 2 screened rear porches and enjoy awesome views or sit on your front porch in this great neighborhood! Dont forget the above ground pool with deck. MLS 12-1699 $149,900 John Shelley 570-702-4162 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 TRUCKSVILLE REDUCED!!

Midway Manor Ranch 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, family room, 3 season porch, gas heat, central air, 2 car garage. MLS #12-1935 $177,000 Besecker Realty 570-675-3611

Lake Front Property at Shickshinny Lake!!! 4 Bedrooms, 2.75 baths, 2 kitchens, living room, large family room. 2 sunrooms, office & laundry room. Plus 2 car attached garage with paved driveway, AG pool, dock & 100' lake frontage. $382,500. MLS #12-860 Call Kenneth Williams 570-542-2141 Five Mountains Realty SHICKSHINNY LAKE Price Reduced!


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4 Oliver Road Located in the back part of Oliver Road in a very private part of North Lake in Sweet Valley. Yearning to be restored, lake front cape cod in a very tranquil setting was formerly used as a summer home. MLS 11-2113 $93,500 Jay Crossin CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 ext. 23 SWEET VALLEY

3 bedroom, one bath home with extra large kitchen. Has newer gas furnace. Was not flooded in Sept. 2011. Why rent when you can own your own home? Interest rates will probably never be lower. If youre employed and have good credit dont wait, buy now! For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-2837 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

Wonderful home in convenient location features spacious formal rooms, beautiful hardwood floors, & grand stone fireplaces. Kitchen opens to bright sunroom/ breakfast area. 4 large bedrooms, office & 2 baths on 2nd floor. Charming wrap around porch offers views of large property with mature oak and pines. MLS#11-528 $499,000 Call Rhea 570-696-6677

The best of both worlds. If you crave privacy, consider this 4 bedroom, 3 bath raised ranch on a 4.96 acre wooded lot. A tree lined driveway leads to this spacious 3,300 square foot home. MLS# 12-1407 only $185,000 Adjoining 1+ acre with deeded lake front available for $50,000. Call Barbara Metcalf 570-696-3801

Totally remodeled 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on 1 acre with large family room on lower level. property has small pond and joins state game lands. Reduced! $129,900 Could be FHA financed. MLS# 11-4085 Five Mountains Realty 570-542-2141 SWOYERSVILLE

WEST PITTSTON 221 Maple St. Beautiful 4 bedroom Back Mtn. home with natural woodwork, pocketdoors, ceiling fans & great light. Sit on 1 or 2 screened rear porches and enjoy awesome views or sit on your front porch in this great neighborhood! Dont forget the above ground pool with deck. MLS 12-1699 $149,900 John Shelley 570-702-4162 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

OPEN HOUSE August 19th 12-1:30 688 8th Street Unique design,outstanding craftsmanship and quality finishes make this home a must see! Move in ready featuring a modern kitchen with handcrafted cabinets and stainless steel appliances. Living room with hardwood floors opens to the dining room which boasts a fabulous brick and stone fireplace. Game room with french doors lead to a private patio and fenced in yard with an above ground pool with a deck. Two generous sized bedrooms and two baths on the second floor. Family room with built-in lighted display cases and bath on the lower level. Private driveway leads to 1 car garage with storage loft, and additional parking. MLS 12-2032 $174,900 Call Mary 696-0729

Priced to sell in Woodhaven Estates! This well maintained home located in the Crestwood School District offers features such as, covered deck and lower deck leading to the pool, ductless A/C, zoned heating system, oversized heated 2car garage in addition to the built-in garage. Finished lower level with recreation room, workshop and bath laundry area. The list goes on, come and take a look! Owners are ready to move, are you? MLS#12-872 $199,900 Jill Jones direct: 696-6550

302 Parrish St and WelWarm come! This lovely well maintained home features 3 bedrooms with large closets, spacious kitchen and low taxes! 12-2296 $44,200 Brenda Suder 570-332-8924 RE/MAX PRECISION PROPERTIES 570-824-9800




77 Schuler St. Newly renovated with new windows, door flooring, etc. Goose Island gem. Large home with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, screened in porch overlooking fenced in yard, driveway, laminate floors throughout. Fresh paint, move in condition. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-845 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

16 Sullivan St. Large 5 bedroom home with a newer roof, new gas furnace, modern kitchen and baths. Close to Central City. MLS 12-1171 $60,000 Charles J. Prohaska Ext. 35 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

Washington Street Large half double, gas hot water heat, modern kitchen with new built in appliances, laundry room, dining room, 1 bath, and 3 bedrooms. New roof and wall to wall carpeting, full attic. $60,000. Call for appointment (570)822-3927



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120 Darling Street MOVE IN READY Just listed! Only $42,000 Cheaper than rent. Gas heat, small yard, 2 bedrooms plus additional flex room. Updated kitchen and bath. Screened in porches. Great home! Looking for offers! MLS# 12-2321 Call Theresa Vacendak directly @ 650-5872 for showing or information.

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510 Fourth St. A nice 2 story, 3 bedroom home in the Wyoming Area school district. Corner lot. Out of the flood zone. MLS 12-1616 $79,000 Jackie Roman EXT 39 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 WEST PITTSTON

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2 bedroom modular rancher (large master bedroom) with a 20x 22 family room and a woodburner. Paneled interior. 10x12 three season porch. Carport. 2 driveways. Many extras.(FHA: $2,345 down, $376/month, 3.875% interest, 30 years.) $67,000 MLS# 12-2092 Ask for Bob Kopec. Humford Realty, Inc. 570-822-5126

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187 Shoemaker St. Adorable 3 bedroom, 1 bath, Cape Cod. Completely remodeled inside and out. Hardwood floors throughout, duct work in place for central air installation. Back yard deck for summer cook outs and much, much more. Not a drive by! MLS 12-1595 $142,500 Jay A. Crossin EXT. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

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Great Rancher in move-in condition, 3 bedroom, hardwood floors, modern eat-in kitchen, garage, no flood. PRICE REDUCED! $152,000 12-1399 Call Nancy Answini Joe Gilroy Real Estate 570-288-1444

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Modern, 1 bedroom loft townhouse in gated community, sleeps 4; taxes $400/year. Maintenance fee $70/month. Asking $35,000 or rent for $500/month. 5 minutes to Hazleton, 1 mile to Eagle Rock Resort. 570-824-6887 or 570-793-9390





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38 Westminster St. Very good condition one story home with off street parking & nice yard. 2 year old roof, new stove & fridge included along with clothes washer & dryer. Large living room, dining room & eat-in kitchen. Full, dry concrete basement, could be finished. Gas heat. $ 64,400. MLS# 12-2605. Directions: Carey Ave. or S. Main to either Wood or Hanover to Westminster. Call Jim Banos 570-991-1883 Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate WILKES-BARRE

Beautifully kept split level in desirable Barney Farms. 3 car attached garage, finished basement & attic. Landscaped lot, covered deck with custom pull down shades. Hardwood living room, formal dining room, cathedral ceilings in living room & kitchen. Full wet bar in finished basement, walk out patio for your parties/cookouts. MLS# 12-1874 $254,900 Ann Devereaux 570-212-2038 Classic Properties 570-587-7000 790 Northern Blvd. Clarks Summit, PA 18411 WILKES-BARRE

NEW! HUGE! Remodeled 4 bedroom, 2 story home, previously had 3 additional bedrooms on heated 3rd floor, gas fireplace, fenced yard, eat in kitchen, large rooms. A must see! Only $75,900. Deremer Realty 570-477-1149 WILKES-BARRE

46 Barney Street Well - maintained three bedroom home with a large yard. Great starter home! 12-2390 $64,500 Darcy J. Gollhardt Realtor 570-262-0226 CLASSIC PROPERTIES 570-718-4959 Ext. 1352

Nice 3 bedroom, 1 bath home, with 3 season porch and detached 1 car garage. Good starter home in well established neighborhood. Family owned for many years. $59,900 CALL CHRISTINE KUTZ 570-332-8832

37 Lynch Lane Add some TLC and this large 2 story home could be the gem it once was. Off street parking, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. Priced to sell in quiet neighborhood. Being sold in as is condition. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com. MLS 12-2634 Call Michele 570-905-2336

Well maintained 3 bedroom home with 1.5 baths. Home has newly remodeled kitchen with Brazilian cherry hardwood floors. Pantry off kitchen that leads to new bath. In-ground pool. 2-car detached garage. #12-2545 $129,900 Call Christine Pieczynski 696-6569

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100 Lincoln St. MULTI FAMILY 3 bedroom home with attached apartment and beauty shop. Apartment is rented. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-941 Call Charlie 570-829-6200


107 River St. Large 3 unit apartment building with off street parking for several cars. 3rd floor newly remodeled. Hardwood floors. Large yard, newer furnace and great location. Fully rented. Good investment propertY. MLS 12-2017 $199,000 Debbie McGuire 570-332-4413 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 FORTY FORT

366 Pierce Street (corner lot). 1,300 sq. ft. concrete block commercial building on a 90 x 145 lot. Central air conditioning. Paved parking for 25 cars. Presently a pizza business, but land can be used for multiple uses (bank building, offices, etc.). MLS 12-1279. $325,000 Bob Kopec HUMFORD REALTY 570-822-5126 KINGSTON

3000 Square Foot Building zoned commercial available for lease. Located in high traffic area. Parking for 20 cars. MLS# 12-1452 PRICE REDUCED! $1500/month Call Barbara Metcalf 570-696-0883


WILKES-BARRE REDUCED Looking for a home with 5 bedrooms or mother in-law apartment, this is the home for you! This property has many amenities, a privacy rear fence with a concrete rear patio (23 x23), large storage building (23 x 18). Off-street parking for 2 vehicles, rear porches on 2nd and 3rd floor. Home has 9 rooms, 2 modern baths, 2 modern kitchens with plenty of cabinets. Replacement windows, newer roof, natural woodwork in living room and dining room. Property is close to all amenities including playground across the street, Dan Flood School, Coughlin High School, General Hospital, Kings College, churches and shopping. #12-1763 $69,900 Louise Laine 283-9100 x20 100 Ashley St. Well maintained 3 unit building with extra $50 per month from garage with electric. Off street parking for 4 cars and fenced in yard. Back porches on both levels. Fully rented. Let rental income pay for this property. Must see! MLS 12-1746 $109,000 Debbie McGuire 570-332-4413 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 ASHLEY

DUPONT $89,900
1301 Murray St. 2 family duplex. Fully rented. Vinyl sided, 2 car garage, off street parking. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-2028 $118,000 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

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Beautifully maintained 3 story home, features hardwood floors, built-in cabinet, five plus bedrooms, office, 3 bathrooms and stained glass windows. All measurements are approximate. 12-1081 $99,900 Call Tracy McDermott Realty 570-696-2468 WILKES-BARRE

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484 Madison St. Well kept home with finished basement. Move in condition with plenty of rooms, new Pergo floors on 2nd floor and fenced in yard. Newer roof and furnace approximately 10 years old. MLS 12-1291 $74,900 Donald Crossin 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

238 Main St. Multi Family Investment Property Great opportunity for the experienced investor. Property is large with parking for at least 9 cars. Extra lot, one office and 2 apartments. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-2315 Call Charlie 570-829-6200


64-66 Dorrance St. 3 units, off street parking with some updated Carpets and paint. $1500/ month income from long time tenants. W/d hookups on site. MLS 11-3517 $99,900 Call Jay A. Crossin Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 KINGSTON 7 Hoyt St

Great 4 bedroom home with new kitchen, furnace and bath. Laundry room off kitchen. Newer windows and roof. Hardwood on first floor. Off street parking. Older one car garage. Walk up attic. MLS 11-1478 $59,000 Call Nancy Answini 570-237-5999 JOSEPH P. GILROY REAL ESTATE 570-288-1444

Beautifully maintained double block on large landscaped lot. Newer roof and windows, hardwood under carpet, ceiling fans, plaster walls and ample off street parking. Live in one side and let rent from other side help pay your mortgage. Must see! $108,000 Call CHRISTINE KUTZ for details 570-332-8832

Nicely remodeled fully rented Duplex, near schools, hospital, parks & bus route. Separate utilities and off street parking. MLS 12599 $96,500. CLASSIC PROPERTIES 570-793-9449 Call Steve Shemo 570-718-4959 WILKES-BARRE NOW REDUCED

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570-283-9100 19 Lawrence St. Very well kept 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath 2 story with family room, enclosed back porch and fenced in back yard. Nice layout with lots of closet space. Modern kitchen, laundry 1st floor. Replacement windows and much more! MLS 12-1325 $72,000 Jay A. Crossin Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 WILKES-BARRE REDUCED!

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110 Ashley St. Very nice duplex with off street parking and nice yard. Enclosed porch on 1st floor and 2 exits on 2nd. Fully rented. Great return on your investment. Rent pays your mortgage. Dont miss out MLS 12-1745 $89,000 Debbie McGuire 570-332-4413 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

DURYEA $39,900

Repossessed Income Property & Duplex Home. Out of flood area On same lot. 7 apartments, 5 in excellent condition. Hardwood floors. $119,000 570-822-9697


109-111 Welles St. 2 properties for the price of o ne! A 3 unit apartment building and a detached 2 bedroom home. Apartment building consists of a 3 bedroom 1/2 double and two 3 room apartments. Separate utilities. Electric heat in rear home. Bran new roof and other updates. MLS 12-2015 $119,000 Debbie McGuire 570-332-4413 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

JENKINS TWP. $154,900


70 McLean Street Convenient city living on almost one acre corner lot. Beautiful views, quiet street. Home has large room sizes & wrap around porch. Additional enclosed porch in back, finished basement with kitchen, bath & bar which could be used as separate apartment. Two car detached garage. Private property. Must see to appreciate! MLS # 12-1651 $107,000 Call Jill Hiscox

332 Academy St. Charming 3 bedroom Ranch with unique upgrades including polished concrete countertops in kitchen, and a lovely built in gas fireplace in living room. Up to date landscaping, fenced in yard and above ground pool and hot tub. MLS 12-2441 $99,900 Jay A. Crossin EXT. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 WILKES-BARRE NOW REDUCED!

2 story commercial property for sale. 4,200 square feet building. $35,000, or best offer. Call 570-592-3575, leave message.


93 Main St. Four units. 3 residential and one storefront.Great corner location, flood damaged home being sold as is. For more info visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-1948 Call Tom 570-262-7716

Nice duplex zoned commercial, can be used for offices as well as residential. All separate utilities. Keep apt. space or convert to commercial office space. Adjacent lot for sale by same owner. MLS 11-2176 $79,900 Jay A. Crossin CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 ext. 23 KINGSTON REDUCED

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$99,900 Very nicely updated & maintained 2 story home, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 4season sunroom with huge backyard & deck. Newer carpeting, off street parking & security system. ONE YEAR HOME WARRANTY. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-2886 Keri Best 570-885-5082


WILKES-BARRE 74 Frederick St

This very nice 2 story, 3 bedroom, 1 bath home has a large eat in kitchen for family gatherings. A great walk up attic for storage and the home is in move-in condition. MLS 11-1612 $63,900 Call Karen Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate 570-474-2340


For sale by owner Located in Wilkes Barre city. 65 Reno Lane Currently rented with a great tenant. Entire home was remodeled 10 years ago, including new plumbing, electric, drywall, and is appraised at $55,000. Features 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, 6 rooms total. Partial unfinished basement, with gas heat, and yard with wood deck. All this for $40,000 Great investment property. owner will help with closing!! Rent income is $650.00 agents welcome. Call 570-814-3666


191 Andover St. Lovely single family 3 bedroom home with lots of space. Finished 3rd floor, balcony porch off of 2nd floor bedroom, gas hot air heat, central air and much more. Must see! MLS 11-59 $54,900 Jay A. Crossin 570-288-0770 Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

39 W. Chestnut St. Lots of room in this single with 3 floors of living space. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath with hardwood floors throughout, natural woodwork, all windows have been replaced, laundry/pantry off of kitchen. 4x10 entry foyer, space for 2 additional bedrooms on the 3rd floor. Roof is new. MLS 11-325 $59,900 Jay A. Crossin 570-288-0770 Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 WILKES-BARRE

Nice, clean 3 bedroom, 6 room home in very good condition, parking at rear for 3+ vehicles, newer rear porch with trees shading porch. Side lot is nicely landscaped, 2nd floor has rear porch off bedroom. Large storage area on 2nd floor which can be converted to a 2nd bathroom. Replacement windows throughout, natural woodwork on 1st floor and stairs. Kitchen remodeled with new stove and dishwasher. #12-2213 $59,000 Louise Laine 283-9100 x20

AVOCA $79,900


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55 1/2 Main St. Newer side by side double with separate utilities, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths each side. Buy with 3 1/2% down and low FHA mortgage rate if you live in one side. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-1851 Call Charlie 570-829-6200


129 Lampman St. Side by side double block home with 3 bedrooms each side, separate utilities. Includes 2 extra lots. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-2253 Call Tom 570-262-7716

140 Wyoming Ave. Location, Location, Location! Great space in high traffic area. Was used for professional business with a gun shop occupying a small portion of the building. Only the gun shop is occupied. OSP for approximately 11 cars. MLS 12-1735 $299,000 Shelby Watchilla 570-762-6969 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 5770-288-0770 KINGSTON REDUCED

PRICE REDUCED! Desirable investment opportunity building consist of a vacant storefront which can be used for commercial purposes or remodeled into another apartment. Other units consists of a 3 room apartment and a 6 room, 3 bedroom unit. Close proximity to LCC. Newer roof and furnace, hardwood floors, offstreet parking, corner lot. #11-04019 $39,900 Karen Ryan 283-9100 x14








ROLLING MILL HILL Well cared for 3

bedroom, 1.5 bath single home. Eat in kitchen, off street parking, garage. Newer roof, windows, gas heat, 3 season porch. Spacious attic, private fenced in yard. Move in condition. $85,000. Call 570-823-8418 WILKES-BARRE

74 Regent St. 1/2 double with 3 bedrooms, new bathroom, front steps, carpeting, shed and fence. Extra storage in walk up attic. Move in condition. MLS 12-2972 $44,000 Jay A. Crossin EXT 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0776

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46 Bradford St. Pride of ownership everywhere. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, large yard, off street parking. Ready to go! MLS 12-1508 $67,500 Kevin Sobilo 570-817-0706

NEW LISTING! Convenient location! Near General Hospital. Large kitchen and spacious living room highlight this two-story home. Double wide lot with detached garage and driveway. Home has a newer roof and furnace and a nice backyard with plenty of room. Call today to see this home! #12-2523 $49,900 Chris Jones 696-6558

25 St. Marys St. 3,443 sq. ft. masonry commercial building with warehouse/office and 2 apartments with separate electric and heat. Perfect for contractors or anyone with storage needs. For more information and photos log onto www.atlas realtyinc.com. Reduced to $89,000 MLS #10-3872 Call Charlie 570-829-6200 VM 101

33-37 Church St. 4 unit investment property close to shopping and bus routes.Off street parking and large yard. Includes 2 laundry rooms. MLS 12-2383 $119,000 Debbie McGuire 570-332-4413 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 EDWARDSVILLE

100 Union St. Great location in high traffic area. Completely remodeled and updated. Professional space. Move in ready with office furniture included in price. Reception area, eat in kitchen and outside deck. MLS 12-2784 $85,000 John Shelley 570-702-4162 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 KINGSTON

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. $139,900 MLS# 10-2675 Call Karen Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate 570-474-2340 FORTY FORT

177 Third Avenue COMPARE WHAT YOU GET FOR YOUR MONEY! Modern 3 bedroom end unit townhouse, with 2 1/2 baths (master bath). Central air. Family room, foyer, deck with canopy, patio, fenced yard, garage. Extras! $123,000. MLS # 12-3012 Ask for Bob Kopec Humford Realty Inc 570-822-5126

341 Wyoming Ave. 3 story Victorian located in a high exposure area. Has all the lovely signature woodwork of a grand Victorian of yesteryear! Can be restored for use as a residential home or a landlord investment. Currently subdivided into multiple office spaces and 2 apartments. MLS 12-617 REDUCED $169,900 Jay A. Crossin Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

65 1/2 Center St. Two homes on one lot. Both rented. Great income potential. For more info visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-1898 $72,000 Call Tom 570-262-7716



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696-2600 NEW LISTING! Large home that is bright and open. Newly remodeled kitchen and bathrooms. Home has 3 bedrooms, living room, dining room and a laundry room on 1st floor. Plenty of room for off-street parking in back of the large lot. Pergo flooring throughout the lower level, new tile backsplash in the main bathroom. #12-2524 $64,900 Call Chris Jones to schedule your showing! 696-6558 WYOMING


BEAR CREEK $149,900

1012 Wyoming Ave. SUPER LOCATION Needs work. Priced to sell. Great for your small business or offices. Very high traffic count. Property is being sold IN AS IS CONDITION. Inspections for buyers information only. Property needs rehab. MLS 11-4267 $84,900 Roger Nenni 570-288-0770 Ext. 32 Crossin Real Estate 570-288-0770

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68 William St. Great investment property with 3 units and separate utilities. Each unit has 2 entrances and washer hook up. Roof is 5 years old. For more info visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com. MLS 12-1897 $69,900 Call Tom 570-262-7716


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Handyman Special Extra large duplex with 7 bedrooms, 2 baths, fireplace, screened porch, full basement and 2 car garage on double lot in Wilkes-Barre City. $58,000. ERA BRADY ASSOCIATES 570-836-3848

1 Cypress St. Move in condition. Large private yard, off street parking and a central location. MLS 12-2302 $67,000 Kevin Sobilo 570-817-0706


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Bi-Level features many upgrades to kitchen, living room, dining room, 1/2 bath. Move-right-in to this lovely home setting on .36 acre. Ultra-modern kitchen, DR with sliders to rear deck, LL FR w/fireplace, playroom, office, great storage, attached 2 car garage. MLS# 12-2456 $225,000 Call Lynda (570) 696-5418

1255 Laurel Run Rd. Bear Creek Twp., large commercial garage/warehouse on 1.214 acres with additional 2 acre parcel. 2 water wells. 2 newer underground fuel tanks. May require zoning approval. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-208 Call Charlie 570-829-6200

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299 Rutter Ave. Large well maintained Duplex on a corner lot in Kingston. 2 bedrooms each unit, separate gas heat and off street parking for multiple cars. New roof, water heater and freshly painted exterior. A really nice property! MLS 12-2447 $139,900 Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

155 Sharpe St. Nice duplex with separate electric and water. Off street parking in rear. Also listed as residential. See list #12-609 for additional photos. MLS 12-605 $74,900 Jay A. Crossin Ext. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770



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Duplex. Aluminum siding, oil heat, semi - modern kitchens, long term tenant. On a spacious 50 x 150 lot. Motivated Seller. REDUCED. $33,260 Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769

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TIMES LEADER www.timesleader.com 909 Income & Commercial Properties 909 Income & Commercial Properties 909 Income & Commercial Properties 909 Income & Commercial Properties 912 Lots & Acreage

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2012 PAGE 11D 912 Lots & Acreage



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FOR SALE 5 Unit Money Maker Available immediately. Fully rented, leases on all five units. Separate utilities, new roof in 2007, 3 new gas furnaces, off street parking for 6 vehicles, 3 bay garage. Over $29,000 in rents. A true money maker for the serious investor. Must Sell! $130,000. Call Steve at (570)468-2488 PITTSTON PRICED REDUCED NEW PRICE $79,900







35 High St. Nice duplex in great location, fully occupied with leases. Good investment property. Separate utilities, newer furnaces, gas and oil. Notice needed to show. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 11-3222 Call Tom 570-262-7716

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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 Coldwell Banker Rundle Real Estate 570-474-2340 PLYMOUTH

NEW LISTING! COMMERCIAL LEASE 30 Carverton Road, Historic Back Mountain church with modern updates ready for your professional office, retail, antique or craft store. The possibilities are many; property is Zoned B-1. Beautiful tiled entry foyer leads to the reception/cashier area and a waiting room or additional retail space. Along the center open hallway (with vaulted ceiling) are five private offices/rooms, each measuring approximately 10x10. There is a storage room and half-bath. The lower level has its own entry (also accessed from the 1st floor) and includes an open office area, a 16x13 private office, a room for a mini-kitchen/break room, another half bath and more storage. The building is heated with a 2zone gas system and has a Trane High Efficiency air conditioning system. The property has parking adjacent to the building and directly across the street (a total of 32 spaces with 3 designated for handicap parking). This unique property is listed at $1500/month. Tenant will be responsible for gas, electric and water utilities, along with their furniture, equipment and liability insurance. The owner will pay taxes, DAMA sewer and basic trash/recycling expense and insurance on the building. Photos and other information about this property are available online at www.poggijones.com. CLICK on the link for Commercial and investment properties and enter 12-2089 in the MLS Search. For additional information or to schedule an appointment please contact Walter or Mary Ellen Belchick at 6966566 or email mebelchick@poggijones.com

103 W. Chestnut St. 3 unit investment property. Completely remolded in 2010 including new plumbing and electrical service. Each unit has a laundry room. Large fenced yard and fully rented. MLS 12-2381 $119,000 Debbie McGuire 570-332-4413 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 WILKES-BARRE

150 Dana St. Completely remodeled! Modern 5 unit property with hardwood flooring and ceramic tile in kitchens and baths. New furnace in 2009. Secure building. Fully rented. Large concrete basement for Owners storage, part of which could be used as an efficiency. All services separate. Utilities included in rent for #5 only. Great money maker MLS 12-1740 $319,000 Debbie McGuire 570-332-4413 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 WILKES-BARRE

285 Wyoming Ave. First floor currently used as a shop, could be offices, etc. Prime location, corner lot, full basement. 2nd floor is 3 bedroom apartment plus 3 car garage and parking for 6 cars. For more information and photos go to www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS #10-4339 Call Charlie VM 101


401-403 Main St. 3 lots together. 2 in Kingston (nice corner paved lot) 1 in Edwardsville (40x60) potential to build with parking or parking for 20-48 vehicles. MLS 12-1465 $75,000 John Shelley 570-702-4162 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

Beautiful 2.6 acre building lot located in a setting of mountains, pastures and farmlands. An ideal country setting to build your dream home! #12-2632 $29,900 Karen Ryan 283-9100 x14

Short or long term Excellent Neighborhood Private Tenant Parking $600 includes all utilities. No pets. 570-822-9697

Modern 2 bedroom, washer/dryer hook up, yard. Garbage included. $420/month + utilities & 1 month security Call 570-542-2118 Two 1st floor, 1 bedroom apartments. All utilities included. No pets. $600 + 1 month security. (908) 964-1554 HANOVER TWP



Build your new home in a great neighborhood. Convenient location near highways, airport, casino and shopping

LAFLIN $32,900 Lot#9 Pinewood Dr

696-2600 SWEET VALLEY Grassy Pond Road 6.69 wooded acres. Great building site and/or ideal hunting property. No utilities. $70,000. Call Pat Doty 570-394-6901 McDermott Real Estate 570-696-2468 TRUCKSVILLE REDUCED

CHARM 34 W. Ross St. Fully furnished, 1 bedroom, All appliances and most utilities included. Secure, private off street parking. Historic building is non smoking/no pets. Base rent $700/mo. Security, references required. View at houpthouse.com. 570-762-1453


Nice 4 bedroom, 2nd floor. Kitchen newly remodeled. Gas heat, w/d hookup, large living room with nice front porch. $650 plus security and utilities. References required. Call 570-714-2431 Extension 137 Nice neighborhood, John St. 1st floor. modern, 1 bedroom, clean, freshly painted. Off street parking, 2 porches. $575 includes heat, fridge, stove washer/dryer. No dogs/ smoking. Lease, security 570-545-6057



121 Thomas Street 1 bedroom, 2nd floor, eat-in kitchen with appliances, shared yard and porch, washer/dryer hook-up $375 + security, no pets, no smoking Tenant pays electric, water, and oil heat & garbage. $375/per month, Call (570)814-1356


heat & water $700 month + utilities & security & references. Refrigerator & stove included. Parking available. 570-287-8766

BRESLAU 6 room apt. includes

2nd floor, 2 bedrooms, washer, dryer, fridge, stove & heat included. $685/month + security. no pets. Call 570-332-9355



912 Lots & Acreage

12.87 acres with well and in ground septic system. Spring. 1000 trout stream. 60% clear, 40% wooded. Natural gas lease. $150,000. Call 570-925-6018


to laflin Rd; make left off Laflin Rd onto Pinewood Dr. Lot is on corner of Pinewood Dr. and Hickorywood Dr. MLS 11-3411 atlas realtyinc.com Call Keri Best 570-885-5082

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Apartments/ Unfurnished

1 bath, refrigerator & stove, washer/ dryer, single car detached garage, gas heat, no pets. $825/month + electric & 1 month security. 570-760-0612

HANOVER TWP. 2 to 3 bedrooms,

2 Acres $39,900 5 Acres $59,900 Estate sized properties at cookie cutter prices, #1 School District in Area, Priced to Sell, Finance with Only 10% Down, No Time Frame To Build. Call (570) 245-6288 LEHMAN 9 Acres on Lehman Outlet Road. 470 front, over 1,000 deep. Wooded. $150,000. Call Besecker Realty 570-675-3611


187 Skyline Drive 2 + acres with 2 subdivided lots set in the woods with awesome views. Great location and all utilities. Build your dream home(s). MLS 12-1988 $89,900 John Shelley 570-702-4162 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 WANAMIE 2 Miner Ave. Looking to build? Check this lot out! This is on the edge of a hill and has a great view. 440 acres corner of Belles and Miner MLS 12-1007 $14,900 Roger Nenni EXT. 32 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 WHITE HAVEN Route 115 Nice level building lot right in front of the golf course! Close to I-80 & PA Turnpike. $14,500 Louise Gresh 570-233-8252 CENTURY 21 SELECT GROUP 570-455-8521 WILKES-BARRE 57 Fulton St. Nice residential area. Lot for sale 3080 square feet. MLS 12-1762 $5,000 Kelly ConnollyCuba EXT. 37 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 FIRST ST. 4 building lots each measuring 68x102 with public utilities. For more info and photos visit: www.atlas realtyinc.com MLS 12-439 $39,900 EACH Call Charlie 570-829-6200

3 rooms includes heat, hot water, water, garbage & sewer + appliances, washer/dryer hookup, off street parking. Security. No pets. $480/month. 570-655-1606 DALLAS Central location. 3 rooms & bath. Newer fridge & stove. 2nd floor. No pets. $400 + utilities. 570-675-3611 Dallas, Pa. MEADOWS APARTMENTS 220 Lake St. Housing for the elderly & mobility impaired; all utilities included. Federally subsidized program. Extremely low income persons encouraged to apply. Income less than $12,400. 570-675-6936, 8 am-4 pm, Mon-Fri. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE


1 bedroom PRIME location, QUIET + spacious. Yard, porch, storage, washer/dryer hookup. No pets, No smoking, No Section 8. $475 + utilities with discount. 574-9827


Townhouse conveniently located on residential street, ultra modern, 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, large eat-in kitchen, central air, gas heat, off street parking, outside maintenance provided, heat & utilities by tenant, no pets, no smoking, 1 year lease, and 1 month security. Call


2 BEDROOM LUXURY APARTMENT WITH A PARK VIEW. this totally renovated & gutted space is within walking distance to downtown Wilkes-Barre & Kirby Park brand new everything! Tiled eat in kitchen, tiled bath, ceiling fans, closets, & a screened porch $795/month includes heat Call Pat Today!!!



Smith Hourigan Group 570 287-1196

1st floor, spacious, attractive, 2 bedroom, living room/den, Dining Room, large kitchen, AC, washer/dryer, gas heat, QUIET/SAFE. Ideal for SENIOR DOWNSIZING. $695 + utilities after discount. No smoking, No pets, No Section 8. Other Kingston apartments available. 574-9827

Wyoming Avenue 2nd floor, 1 bedroom, appliances, laundry room. $490 + electric. Security & references. No pets. 570-696-1600


399-401 Madison St Fully occupied and maintained 4 unit building in nice section of Wilkes-Barre close to General Hospital, schools and public transportation. MLS 12-2460 $99,500 John Shelley 570-702-4162 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

$129,900 SPECTACULAR WATER VIEW! 2 acres overlooking Huntsville Reservoir. Building site cleared but much of woodlands preserved. Perc & site prep done. Call Christine Kutz 570-332-8832

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$29,900 Corner of Drake St. & Catherine, Moosic. 80x111 building lot with sewer & water available, in great area with newer homes. Corner lot. For more details visit www.atlasrealtyinc.com. MLS #12-1148. Call Charlie


2 bedroom, 1 Bath $725. Double Security. Brand New Hardwood & Tile Floors. Dishwasher, Washer/Dryer. Must see to appreciate! Quality, Affordable Housing.


2nd floor, 2 bedrooms, living room, eat in kitchen. Stove, garbage disposal, fridge, washer & dryer included. Carpeted & newly painted, air. Trash & sewer paid. Off street parking for 1 car. No smoking. No pets. $575 + utilities, security & 1st month. 570-696-1485 Leave Message


1 bedroom, first floor. W/w carpeting, w/d hookup, stove and fridge included. Large porch. Utilities by tenants. 1 year lease. $350/mo + security. No pets. Credit and background check. Not section 8 approved. 570-779-5218 EXETER Nice one bedroom first floor apartment with extra room in basement. Washer hookup. Heat & hot water included in rent. References & security required. Non Smoking. $650 per month. Call Nancy Answini Gilroy Real Estate 570-237-5999


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3 bedrooms, 1 bath, living room, dining room, full kitchen, laundry room, off street parking, 1st floor, landlord pays garbage, available immediately $750/month Call Steve at (570)468-2488


696-2600 SHEATOWN 62 Hutson St. Duplex in good condition Fenced in yard and back screened porch. Fully rented. Property pays for itself with $$$ left over. Take a look NOW! MLS 12-1747 $59,000 Debbie McGuire 570-332-4413 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 WILKES-BARRE

259 Shawnee Ave. 6 unit property with one 2 unit building and a 4 unit apartment building. The 2 unit property has been completely rebuilt from frame up in 2010! Very good condition 4 unit building has many updates also. MLS 12-2016 $269,000 Debbie McGuire 570-332-4413 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

1+ acres on Bunker Hill Road. Great views - builder of your choice. Septic and Well required Seller will provide perc test. MLS #11-268 $59,500 Call Rhea at 570-696-6677

Glendale Manor. Walking distance to Crestwood High School. Is already subdivided into six lots . Perfect for a private custom home site or for development. Call Christine Kutz 570-332-8832.

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230 Robert St. 5 unit investment property. Remodeled in 2008. Four 1 bedroom units and one 2 1/2 bedroom unit. Off street parking for 3 cars and a private driveway for unit #2. Property has a community laundry room. MLS 12-2382 $219,000 Debbie McGuire 570-332-4413 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

DALLAS TOWNSHIP 63 acres with about 5,000 roadfront on 2 roads. All Wooded. $385,000. Call Besecker Realty 570-675-3611 Earth Conservancy Land For Sale 61 +/- Acres Nuangola - $99,000 46 +/- Acres Hanover Twp. $79,000 Highway Commercial KOZ Hanover Twp. 3+/- Acres 11 +/- Acres Wilkes-Barre Twp. 32 +/- Acres Zoned R-3 See additional land for sale at: www.earth conservancy.org 570-823-3445 EDWARDSVILLE Great opportunity! Affordable lot in nice neighborhood just waiting for a home. Close to schools, shopping, etc. Public sewer & water. 11-3767 $14,900 Call Mary Carrano at 570-977-9047 COLDWELL BANKER RUNDLE REAL ESTATE 570 474-2340 HARDING REDUCED $24,900 Mt. Zion Road One acre lot just before Oberdorfer Road. Great place to build your dream home MLS 11-3521 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

MOUNTAIN TOP Several building lots ready to build on! ALL public utilities! Priced from $32,000 to $48,000! Use your own Builder! Call Jim Graham at 570-715-9323

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2nd Floor, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Kitchen, living room, Washer & Dryer next to post office, off street parking $500 + utilities, water & sewer included, 1 year lease security & references, no pets, no smoking Call 570-822-9821


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


3 room apartment, 2nd floor, wall to wall carpet, off street parking. Enclosed porch. $450/month + utilities & security. No pets. 570-655-1222



CLEAN & apt. 2nd SPACIOUS 4 room

floor, stove & refrigerator, off street parking. Water, sewer & garbage included. Non smokers & no pets. $575/month. 570-655-2567

3 bedrooms, 1 bath, washer/dryer hookup, off-street parking, no pets, yard. $650/month + 1 month security & utilities. Call 570-817-0410


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70-72 Sullivan St. Well maintained 4 unit property with enclosed back porches and off street parking for 4 cars. Fully rented. New roof in 2008. Great investment. Make an appointment now! MLS 12-1748 $179,000 Debbie McGuire 570-332-4413 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 WILKES-BARRE

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1 BEDROOM, 2ND FLOOR APT Very nice, quiet, clean, great neighborhood. Hardwood floors, air, washer /dryer with newer appliances, storage. 1st/last/security with one year lease. References required. $650 + utilities. Water/ sewer by owner, no pets, non-smoking. Call 202-997-9185 for appointment


3 bedroom, 1 bath, large living room, nice kitchen, laundry room with washer/dryer hookup. 3rd floor completely finished (not for use as a bedroom). Our company prides itself on offering very clean homes! This home has newer wall-towall carpeting, fresher paint throughout, remodeled bathroom and more. $795/mo + 1.5 mo security deposit + utilities; no pets; no smoking; credit check, background check. 908.246.9434


Available 09/01/12 2nd floor, small 1 bedroom. Gas heat. $435. Some utilities included. Lease, security. No pets. 570-220-6533 after 6pm

Large 1 bedroom apartment, washer/dryer hookup, water, sewer & heat included, $675 per month. 1st months, last months + deposit. Call 570-443-0770 PITTSTON Large 3 bedroom 2nd floor apartment. Includes refrigerator, range, washer dryer hookup. Sewer & trash. $575 + security. Call Bernie 1-888-244-2714


1 Bedroom apartments for elderly, disabled. Rents based on 30% of ADJ gross income. Handicap Accessible. Equal Housing Opportunity. TTY711 or 570-474-5010 This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer.


134 Ann St. Nice duplex in a great neighborhood. Low maintenance. Investors: Money maker right from the start. Unit 2 is owner occupied, rent is projected. MLS 12-575 $119,000 David Krolikowski 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 WEST PITTSTON

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134 Ann St. Nice Duplex in a great neighborhood. Low maintenance investors. Money maker right from the start. Unit 2 is owner occupied. Rent is projected. MLS 12-575 $119,000 David Krolikowski 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770


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97 Kado St. Duplex on nice corner lot in quiet neighborhood. A little TLC needed. Could easily be converted to a single family. Motivated seller. MLS 12-1867 $84,900 Donald Crossin 570-288-0770 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

Location, Location, Location A most unique & desirable lakefront property. This is an opportunity to purchase a centrally situated lot with an unmatched view of this beautiful lake. If you are looking for that special building site, this is it! MLS# 11-1269 $179,900 Call Dale Williams Five Mountains Realty 570-256-3343 SHICKSHINNY

Exceptionally nice 3 bedroom, 2 bath mobile home nestled on a 1.8 acre lot. Attractive eat-in kitchen, all appliances included. Large living room & laundry. Enjoy breezes on your screened porch. One owner. MLS # 12-2457 $74,900 Barbara Metcalf 570-696-0883

399 - 401 Elm Ave. Quiet convenientneighborhood. Newly remodeled apartments. 2nd floor, 2 bedroom apts. $600 each + utilities NO PETS, No section 8 housing. References and security required. 570-301-2785


All utilities included. Clean 4 room 2nd floor. Appliances. Covered parking. Non smoking, cat considered, starting at $700/month. 570-714-2017



Highland Hills Development .88 Acres. $75,000 570-947-3375 KINGSTON 302-304 Wyoming Avenue One of the only commercial building lots available on Wyoming Ave. Make this extremely busy site the next address of your business. MLS 08-1872 $89,000 Jay A. Crossin EXT. 23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 Nice 1 acre building lot situated in a country setting amidst mountains, ponds and farmlands. An ideal rural setting for your dream home! #12-2631 $18,500 Karen Ryan 283-9100 x14



Call for specifics REMODELING IN PROCESS! 1 bedrooms $625. + utilities; 2 bedrooms $750. + utilities. All deluxe, builtins, some fireplaces, carports, en-closed porches. No Pets, No Smoking, 2 YEAR LEASES, EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATION.

72 E. W alnut St. 2nd floor. Located in quiet neighborhood. Kitchen, living room, dining room. Sunroom. Bath. 3 bedrooms; 2 large & 1 small. Lots of closets. Built in linen closet & hutch. Hardwood and carpeted floors. Fireplace. Storage room. Yard. Washer / dryer, stove / fridge. Heat and hot water included. Available Now. One year lease+ security. $950 570-283-4370


No pets. Rents based on income start at $405 & $440. Handicap Accessible. Equal Housing Opportunity. 570474-5010 TTY711 This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


MUST SEE! 1st floor, 2 bedroom, quiet area. No Pets. No smoking. $525/month + security & utilities. Call 570-357-1383


2 bedroom, 2nd floor, off street parking, large living space, washer/ dryer hook up. $450/month + utilities. No pets or smoking. Call 570-820-8822 Modern 2nd floor 2 bedroom. 1 bath, Kitchen with appliances. new carpeting. Convenient location. No smoking. No pets. $550/month plus utilities. 570-714-9234



2 bedroom, wall to wall carpet, offstreet parking, $495 per month+ utilities, security, lease. HUD accepted. Call 570-687-6216 or 570-954-0727



Apartments/ Furnished


Nice, clean, 1 bedroom, water, sewer, garbage fee included.Washer/dryer, refrigerator & stove availability. Security, $465/ month. No pets, no smoking. 570-542-5610


800 Block Market Street. Ground level, 1st floor, 2 bedroom, refrigerator & stove. $670 to $720/month, includes utilities Security & references. Call Jim at 570-288-3375 or visit www.dream rentals.net
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East State Street Immaculate 2 bedroom apartment on 1st floor. All appliances. New carpets, washer/dryer hook-up, Ample storage. Backyard. No smokers, no pets. $585 per month includes water, garbage and sewer. Call (570) 239-2741


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Newly remodeled, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, offstreet parking, gas heat, washer/dryer & gas hook-up. No pets. for further details, Call (570)823-8035 or (570)822-4701


Modern 1 bedroom, washer/dryer hookup, wall to wall carpeting, fridge & range. Water, sewer, garbage & off street parking included. $450/mo. No pets. Call 570-735-3479


Large, spacious 1 or 2 bedroom. Appliances and utilities included. Off street parking. $595. Call 570-704-8134
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sprawling & nice 6 room apartment in nice building. 1,215 sq. ft. overall. Has 5 closets & large linen closet in a very large bathroom. Gas heat, water, cooking gas & sewer all included. Close to I-81, mall & only 3 miles to Central Wilkes-Barre.Lease. $685/monthly. 570-650-3803

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Mayflower Crossing Apartments 570.822.3968 2, 3 & 4 Bedrooms

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location, Out of flood zone, 2 bedroom, living room, washer/dryer hook-up, heat & water included. Yard, lease, $635/month, 1st, last, security, references and background check. No pets. (570)822-4302

2 bedroom luxury apartment. Living room, kitchen. Central Air. Off Street parking. All appliances included. 570-430-3095 WEST PITTSTON Out of flood area Charming, large, 4 rooms, 2nd floor, living room, den, new eat in kitchen, all appliances Includes heat, off street parking, w/d hookup, garbage. $585/month, lease and security 570-328-0784 West Pittston, Pa. GARDEN VILLAGE APARTMENTS 221 Fremont St. Housing for the elderly & mobility impaired; all utilities included. Federally subsidized program. Extremely low income persons encouraged to apply. Income less than $12,400. 570-655-6555, 8 am-4 pm, Monday-Friday. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE


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425 S. FRANKLIN ST. For lease. Available immediately, washer/dryer on premises, no pets. We have studio, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments. On site parking. Fridge & stove provided. 24/7 security camera presence & all doors electronically locked. Studio - $450. 1 bedroom - $550. 2 bedroom - $650. Water & sewer paid. One month security deposit. Call 570-793-6377 after 9:00 a.m. to schedule an appointment. Or email shlomo_voola @yahoo.com wilkesliving.com


1-3+ Bedrooms Wyoming Valley Apartments



Walking distance to Wilkes University, minutes from Kings Newly renovated. Most utilities included. Professional on site management. Off street parking. Starting at $515. 866-466-0501 or leasing-cumberland @rentberger.com


bedrooms. Includes all utilities, parking, laundry. No pets. From $390 to $675. Lease, security & references. 570-970-0847

WILKES-BARRE / KINGSTON Efficiency 1 & 2

3 bedroom, 1 bath apartment near General Hospital. $575 utilities, first, last & security deposit. No pets. 570-417-3427



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307-309 South St E. 2 bedroom apartment, available now, 1 bath, new carpet, ceramic tile in kitchen & bath, 6x8 porch, landlord pays heat & water. NO HOOKUPS, NO PETS. $650 /month, 1st month & security required. Call Manny 718-946-8738 or 917-295-6254


113 Edison St. Quiet neighborhood. 2 bedroom apartments available for immediate occupancy. Heat & hot water included. $625 Call Aileen at 570-822-7944



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2 blocks from Wilkes U. 3rd floor, spacious 1,100+ sq. ft. 3 to 4 bedrooms. Dishwasher, washer/dryer hook up in unit. Balcony. $840, heat & hot water included. Pets OK with additional rent. Call 570-798-7051


WILKES-BARRE 1 bedroom water included 2 bedroom water included 2 bedroom single family 5 bedroom large 2 bedroom, heat & water included 3 bedroom, half double, immaculate condition 3 bedroom single PITTSTON Large 1 bedroom water included AVOCA 3 Bedroom, water included HANOVER TWP. 2 Bedroom, half double PLYMOUTH 1/2 double, 3 bedroom McDermott & McDermott Real Estate Inc. Property Management 570-821-1650 (direct line) Mon-Fri. 8-7pm Sat. 8-noon

Rte. 315 2,400 Sq. Ft. professional office space with beautiful view of Valley & Casino. will divide office / retail Call 570-829-1206 KINGSTON



183 Market St. Office space available in beautifully renovated professional building. Great high traffic location! 2 separate offices with large reception area. Bonus use of conference room MLS 12-1049 $1000 per month Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

Attractive modern office space. 2 suites available. Suite A-4 offices, plus restroom and storage includes utilities, 700 sq. ft. $650/month Suite B-2, large offices, 2 average size offices, plus restroom and storage plus utilities, 1,160 sq. ft. Call Charlie 570-829-6200



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16-18 Linden St. Professional office space for lease near General Hospital. Ideally suited for medical offices. Other possible uses would include a deli style restaurant. MLS 12-1052 $1200 per month Mark R. Mason 570-331-0982 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770

76 S. Landon Ave. 3 bedrooms, newly renovated, all appliances, washer / dryer hookup, no pets. Spacious rooms, great location! $700/month + utilities & 1 month security. Available September. 570-881-5747 NANTICOKE


NORTH, 777 N. Washington St. 1 bedroom, 1 bath, 2nd floor. Offstreet parking. Garbage removal included. Freshly painted & new carpeting. $490/month + utilities. 570-288-3438


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Recently renovated, spacious, wood floors, all kitchen appliances included, parking available. 2 bedroom $500 + utilities. Call Agnes 570-793-9449 570-540-5312

OFF STREET PARKING INCLUDED Suite 1725 sq ft Utilities included Suite 21,450 sq ft Utilities included Units are unfinished & can be fit out to your specifications. Call: 570-655-3329 Extension 2 Margie


1,750 SQ. FT. & 2,400 SQ.FT OFFICE/RETAIL 570-829-1206


BEST $1 SQ. FT. LEASES YOULL EVER SEE! Warehouse, distribution, storage, light manufacturing. Gas heat, sprinklers, overhead doors, parking for 30 cars. Yes, that $1 sq.ft. lease! We have 9,000 sq.ft., 27,000 sq.ft., and 13,000 sq. ft. Can combine. There is nothing this good! Call Larry @ 570-696-4000 or 570-430-1565


Fresh paint. New carpet & flooring. New fridge & stove. Washer/dryer hookup. Large fenced yard. Attic, basement. $600/month plus + utilities. First, last, security & 6 month. lease. OPEN HOUSE 234 E. Main St. Saturday, August 11 from 10am to 2pm or call for a showing 570-821-0841


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Newly renovated, 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms. New carpet/paint. Gas heat. Off street parking, fenced yard, walk-up attic. Washer/dryer hookup. $625 + utilities, security, references and background check. No pets. Call 570-388-6461


228 Wilkes-Barre Twp. Blvd. Prime retail or office space in a highly active shopping plaza in close proximity to Price Shopper and Wegman's, 1500 sq. ft. available in end unit.Plenty of parking. Prominent marquee signage available. $1250/month Call Geri,570-696-0888 Lewith & Freeman R.E. 570-696-2075.

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to wall carpet, separate kitchen/living room, tenant pays utilities. $480 + security. Call 570-401-9124

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WILKES-BARRE / PARSONS Spacious 3 bedroom 3rd floor apartment. Large eat-in kitchen. Close to casino. $700 / month + water & cooking gas. Call 570-793-9449

6 rooms, 1 bath. fridge, stove,Washer & Dryer hookup. $525 + utilities + security. ALSO 1 large bedroom, 1st floor, fridge, stove $450 + utilities. Section 8 accepted CALL 570-301-8200


apartments. Starting at $440 and up. References required. Section 8 OK 570-357-0712 WILKES-BARRE


WYOMING Clean & efficient 1st

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Lots of light, wood floors. Short term ok. $425. All utilities included. No pets. 570-826-1934


floor 1 bedroom. Includes stove, fridge, sewer & garbage. Laundry facilities. Private setting. Security & references. No pets, non smoking. $535/month. Call (570) 466-4176 or (570) 388-6468

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


DUPONT Completely remodeled, modern 2 bedroom 1/2 double. Lots of closet space, with new carpets and completely repainted. Includes stove, refrigerator, washer/dryer hook up. Nice yard & neighborhood, no pets. $595 + security. Call 570-899-8877

Spacious, modern 2 bedroom. Wall to wall carpeting, bath, living room, kitchen with all appliances, off street parking. $600 + utilities, 1st & last months rent & security. Absolutely no pets! 570-823-4116 570-417-7745 570-417-2737


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3 bedroom, 2 baths, no yard. Non-smoking, no pets. $550 + utilities & security. 570-825-1474


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2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, front & back porch, off street parking. Washer, dryer, stove & fridge included. Heat, water, sewer & garbage included. $650/month + security. (570) 852-3954




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remodeled 3 bedroom. Stove, dishwasher, washer/ dryer hook up, off street parking. No pets. $600/month + utilities. Call 570-301-7723



Nice, clean furnished room, starting at $340. Efficiency at $450 month furnished with all utilities included. Off street parking. 570-718-0331

4 Nassau St. HALF DOUBLE

3 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room, kitchen, dining room, off street parking, quiet neighborhoodWyoming Area School District. NO PETS, NO SMOKERS, $625/ + utilities & security Call Mike 570-760-1418


19 Richard Drive Great 3 bed, 2 bath townhome with open kitchen & wonderful deck $1,250/month plus utilities. MLS#11-64 570-696-3801 Call Margy 570-696-0891

3300 Square foot lake front home, has 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, modern kitchen, living room with fireplace that opens to dining room. Sitting room in the corner off the kitchen. $2,250/month + utilities. Call Kevin at 696-5420


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3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, A/C, fireplace, rec room $1200/per month, plus utilities, Call (570)793-4262

mentary school. 3 Bedrooms. Off-Street Parking No Smoking. $700 + utilities, security, last month. 570-885-4206

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SMITH HOURIGAN 570-696-1195 HUNLOCK CREEK Executive 2 story quality 4 bedroom home on 18 wooded acres in private setting. Quality construction with too many features to list. $1500/month + utilities. 1 year lease required. Call Dale for Specifics. 570-256-3343 FIVE MOUNTAINS REALTY 392 Bennett St.

FEMALE TO COOK & clean. Free rent, food & transportation. Call 570-313-2444

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994 Scott St. Large 1/2 double, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath. Electric heat. $600/mo + utilities & security. Credit and criminal check required No Dogs or smoking. 570-696-1592


Wildflower Village 3 bedroom Townhouse, end unit with garage. Gas heat heat, central a/c,kitchen with appliances.Hardwood floors, fenced yard. No smoking, Approved pets allowed with security $1200/mo + utilities + security. 570-407-3600




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Gas heat. Washer /dryer hookup, dishwasher, stove & refrigerator. Fenced in yard, partially new carpet. Offstreet parking, yard. $725 + utilities. (570) 288-3438


Professional Services Directory
Chimney Service 1054 Concrete & Masonry 1132 Handyman Services 1162 Landscaping/ Garden
ARE YOU TIRED OF BEING RAKED? Specializing In Trimming and Shaping of Bushes, Shrubs, Trees. Also, Bed Cleanup, Edging, Mulch and Stone. Call Joe. 570-823-8465 Meticulous and Affordable. F ree E stimates


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BACK MTN 3 Bedroom, 1 bath Ranch with a Finished Basement and lots of storage. Indoor Heated Pool and New Kitchen Cabinets and appliances. Large Yard. $ 750 per month + utilities + security deposit. 570-335-6079

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Single Family Home 6 rooms & bath, no pets or smoking. $550/month, plus utilities & security. Call 570-388-2675 or 570-388-6860


September 1st. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, Dining room, washer/dryer included. Small pets negotiable, no cats. $900/per month+ utilities. Background check, security deposit, Call 570-868-3585


Air Conditioning Free Estimates Licensed & Insured 570-332-0715

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Building & Remodeling


Apartments/ Unfurnished


Kingston A Place To Call Home Spacious 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Arts. 3 Bedroom Townhomes Gas heat included 24 hr. on-site Gym Community Room Swimming Pool Maintenance FREE Controlled Access Patio/Balcony and much more... 570-288-9019


family home. 3 bedrooms plus office. Large kitchen. $1200/mo + utilities. Lake access included. Year lease and credit check. Call Mark 570-406-8195

HARVEYS LAKE Charming single

2 bedrooms, 1 bath, newly remodeled, all new carpeting, washer/dryer hookup, off-street parking. $650/per month plus security, tenant pays utilities. Call 570-883-1463, 570-654-6737 or 570-362-4019


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

1st. Quality Construction Co.

Stainless Liners. Cleanings. Custom Sheet Metal Shop. 570-383-0644 1-800-943-1515 Call Now!

CHIMNEY Stucco. REPAIRS Parging.

Masonry - Concrete Brick-Stonework. Chimneys-Stucco NO JOB TOO SMALL Damage repair specialist 570-466-2916

Williams & Franks Inc

plumbing & all types of interior & exterior home repairs. 570-829-5318 VICTORY HANDYMAN SERVICE You Name It, We Can Do it. Over 30 Years Experience in General Construction Licensed & Insured 570-313-2262

DO IT ALL HANDYMAN Painting, drywall,

Interior/Exterior. 20 years experience. Insured. Senior Discount 570-855-0387 JACOBOSKY PAINTING Get your home painted today, We have an eye for detail! Power Washing, Quality Painting, Affordable prices, $50.00 off with this ad. Free Estimates. 570-328-5083 Lairds Renovation & Remodeling Painting and powerwashing, We repair chimneys-custom design, no job too big or too small Wyoming,PA Plaster patch, drywall repair. We fix cracks. Fully insured, 25 years experience 570-693-1793 cell 570-690-8536 Int/ Ext. painting, Power washing. Professional work at affordable rates. Free estimates. 570-288-0733


ABSOLUTELY FREE ESTIMATES E-STERN CO. 30 year architec tural shingles. Do Rip off & over the top. Fully Insured PA014370 570-760-7725 or 570-341-7411 EVERHART CONSTRUCTION Roofing, siding, gutters, chimney repairs & more. Free Estimates, Lowest Prices 570-855-5738

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DOUBLE Ds Ds Best Construction Co General Contractors. We do all types of work, including concrete, stucco, sidewalks, patios, & all general construction. We do it all Call anytime at 570-991-7670 or 570-690-2642 and ask for Dave.

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ALL OLDER HOMES SPECIALIST 825-4268. Remodel / repair, Interior remodel & additions DAVE JOHNSON Expert Bathroom & Room Remodeling, Carpentry & Whole House Renovations. Licensed &Insured

State Lic. # PA057320

ALL CHIMNEY REPAIR Chimney Cleaning, Rebuilding, Repair, Stainless Steel Lining, Parging, Stucco, Caps, Etc. Free Estimates Senior Discounts Licensed-Insured 1-888-680-7990 570-840-0873



Hauling & Trucking

cleaning attics, cellar, garage, one piece or whole Estate, also available 10 & 20 yard dumpsters.655-0695 592-1813or287-8302 AAA CLEANING A1 GENERAL HAULING Cleaning attics, cellars, garages. Demolitions, Roofing & Tree Removal. Free Est. 779-0918 or 542-5821; 814-8299 A.S.A.P Hauling Estate Cleanouts, Attics, Cellars, Garages, were cheaper than dumpsters!. Free Estimates, Same Day! 570-822-4582

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Summer clean-ups, mowing, mulching and more! Free Estimates 570-574-3406 TOUGH BRUSH & TALL GRASS Mowing, edging, mulching, shrubs & hedge shaping. Tree pruning. Garden tilling. Summer Clean Ups. Weekly & bi-weekly lawn care. Fully Insured. Free Estimates 570-829-3261 TREE REMOVAL Stump Grinding, Hazard Tree Removal, Grading, Drainage, Lot Clearing, Stone/ Soil Delivery. Insured. Reasonable Rates 570-574-1862


Your Roofing Specialist Free Estimates No Payment til Job is 100% Complete 570-829-0239

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Roofing specialist, call today and save $$$ 570-574-4618 J & F CONSTRUCTION All types of roofing. Repairs & Installation 25 Years Experience Licensed/Insured Free Estimates Reliable Service 570-855-4259 570-824-6381 Roof Repairs & New Roofs. Shingle, Slate, Hot Built Up, Rubber, Gutters & Chimney Repairs. Year Round. Licensed/Insured FREE Estimates *24 Hour Emergency Calls*


Apartments/ Unfurnished

Wilkeswood Apartments
1 & 2 BR Apts 2 & 3 BR Townhomes



80 River Street Newly remodeled two story, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, refrigerator, stove & dryer, washer hookup, two car driveway, fenced yard, no pets. $800/month + utilities. 1st, last & security. Call 570-417-9781 To view house go to www.wilkesbarre djs.com/ 789PhotoAlbum



Cleaning & Maintainence


Roofing and Siding Kitchens & Baths. Painting. All types of construction. Free Estimates. 570-831-5510


Connies Cleaning 15 years experience Bonded & Insured Residential Cleaning Connie Mastruzzo Brutski - Owner 570-430-3743 Connie does the cleaning!

FATHER & SON CONSTRUCTION Interior & Exterior Remodeling Jobs of All Sizes 570-814-4578 570-709-8826 G&J Welding & Pressure Washing Mobile Service ICC Bumpers for trucks & trailers Headache racks & bed rails for pickups 570-855-8364


2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, off street parking, yard/patio $800/per month Call 570-823-4503

professional. Flexible rates and hours. Supplies provided. References Available 570-357-1951 Northeast Janitorial Services,LLC Commercial and Residential Cleaning. FREE ESTIMATES 570-237-2193

HOUSEKEEPING I am dependable &


Serra Painting Book Now For Summer & Save. All Work Guaranteed Satisfaction. 30 Yrs. Experience Powerwash & Paint Vinyl, Wood, Stucco Aluminum. Free Estimates You Cant Lose! 570-822-3943


ATIES CONSTRUCTION 50 Years Experience

Stone mason, stucco, pre-cast stone, paving, custom cover & design. 570-301-8200



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1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apts.







lous contemporary 1 bedroom. Gas heat, air, fully furnished, fireplace, hardwood & tile flooring, carpeting. Carport & lovely garden. Most utilities included. $1,000/month. Please call 570-881-0320 S. Mountain Blvd. Brick ranch with living & dining rooms, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths & 2 car garage. I year lease required. $1,2000/month + utilities. Call Dave @ 570-474-6307 or 570-715-7750

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Concrete & Masonry

A STEP-UP MASONRY Brick, block, con-

crete, pavers. Specializing in stone. Free Estimates. Licensed & Insured. Senior Discount. Call 570-702-3225


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61 E. Northampton St. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701



Affordable Senior Apartments Income Eligibility Required Utilities Included! Low cable rates; New appliances; Laundry on site; Activities! Curbside Public Transportation

All Types Of Work New or Remodeling Licensed & Insured Free Estimates 570-406-6044 Any and all types of remodeling from windows to design build renovations. Handyman Services also, Electric, Plumbing, Building. PA license 048740 accepts Visa & Mastercard call 570-826-0919


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



estimates. Masonry & concrete work. Specializing in foundations, repairs and rebuilding. Footers floors, driveways. 570-766-1114 570-346-4103 PA084504

C&C MASONRY & CONCRETE Absolutely free

Hanging & Finishing Textured Ceilings Licensed & Insured Free Estimates


TREE/SHRUB REMOVAL REMOVAL DEMOLITION Estate Cleanout Free Estimates 24 HOUR SERVICE SMALL AND LARGE JOBS! 570-823-1811 570-239-0484 ALWAYS READY HAULING Property & Estate Cleanups, Attics, Cellars, Yards, Garages, Construction Sites, Flood Damage & More. CHEAPER THAN A DUMPSTER!! SAME DAY SERVICE Free Estimates 570-301-3754


MasonryContractor Let A Real Mason Bid Your Project! Brick, Block, Concrete, Stone, Chimney & Stucco Repair, Retaining Walls, Patio & Pavers, Stamped & Colored Concrete, etc. Fully Insured. 570-466-0879


Interior Exterior, Free estimates, 30 yrs experience 570-826-1719, 570-288-4311 & 570-704-8530


New Roofs & Repairs, Shingles, Rubber, Slate, Gutters, Chimney Repairs. Credit Cards Accepted FREE ESTIMATES! Licensed-Insured EMERGENCIES


Jim Harden


Paving & Excavating



Licensed, Insured, No job too small.


STEVE WARNER Masonry/Concrete Custom Work Small Jobs & Repairs. Free estimates. Lic. & Ins. 570-561-5245

McManus Construction Licensed, Insured. Everyday Low Prices. 3,000 satisfied customers. 570-735-0846


DRIVEWAYS PARKING LOTS ROADWAYS HOT TAR & CHIP SEALCOATING Licensed and Insured. Call Today For Your Free Estimate Lic.# PA021520

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Commercial Properties

Commercial Properties

Smith Hourigan Group 3 bedroom house, large backyard, $700 per month plus utilities. Call 570-817-3191


Call for summer special. Discounts for vets & seniors 570-696-3488 or 570-239-2780

SLEBODA ELECTRIC Master electrician Licensed & Insured Service Changes & Replacements. Generator Installs. 868-4469

Tree Stump Removal Stump grinding, $45 each for 10 or more. Tree cutdown, $150. Call 570-594-1385


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Safe Neighborhood Two 2-3 bedroom properties $595-$625 Plus all utilities, security & background check. No pets. 570-766-1881


For All of Your Remodeling Needs. Will Beat Any Price 25 Yrs. Experience Ref. Ins. Free Est. 570-332-7023 Or 570-855-2506


All phases of masonry & concrete. Small jobs welcome. Senior discount. Free estimates. Licensed & Insured 288-1701/655-3505

D. Pugh Concrete

Fencing & Decks

Shedlarski Construction H I
Licensed, insured & PA registered. Kitchens, baths, vinyl siding & railings, replacement windows & doors, additions, garages, all phases of home renovations. Free Estimates 570-287-4067

Of Northeast Contracting Group. We build any type, size and design, concrete, patios, driveways, sidewalks. If the deck of your choice is not completed within 5 days, then your deck is free! 570-338-2269


Hauling Junk & Trash from Houses, Garages, Yards, Etc

Mikes $5-Up

826-1883 472-4321



Sell your own home! Place an ad HERE 570-829-7130

NEED A VACATION? Call Now! (315) 375-8962 www.blacklake4fish.com

65 Northampton Court. 3 bedroom 1.5 bath Townhouse Sunroom, kitchen appliances, parking $800 + utilities. 570-497-6060

WILKES-BARRE TWP. Behind VA hospital.


Come relax & enjoy great fishing & tranquility at its finest. Housekeeping cottages on the water with all the amenities of home.

$50 off Promotion Available Now!

2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, living/dining combination, refrigerator & stove, washer/dryer hookup, off-street parking, no pets. Gas heat with central air. Front & back porches. $675/month + utilities, security & 1st month. 570-655-8928


Chimney Service

Licensed - Insured Certified - Masonry Concrete - Roofing Quality Craftsmanship Guaranteed Unbeatable Prices Senior Citizen Discounts Free Estimates 570-574-4618 or 570-709-3577 JM OLEJNICK MASONRY All phases of concrete, masonry & construction. Free Estimates. Licensed & Insured. Call 570-288-6862


1105 Floor Covering Installation

REFINISHING & INSTALLATION Recoat your hardwood floors starting at $1.25 / SQ FT Free Estimates 570-793-4994


1129 Gutter Repair & Cleaning

Turning 65? Going on Medicare? Need Medicare Supplement Insurance? We also offer long/short term care coverage, life insurance, and annuities for nursing home care that pay 6.7% You have questions, we have answers! 570-580-0797


ALL JUNK CARS & TRUCKS Highest Prices Paid!! 288-8995

1195 Movers
BestDarnMovers Moving Helpers Call for Free Quote. We make moving easy. BestDarnMovers.com 570-852-9243 FREE PICKUP



Driveways, excavating & resurfacing. Free Estimates. Fully insured. Call Ron 570-290-2296


Window Service


PAVING & SEAL COATING Patching, Sealing, Residential/Comm Licensed & Insured PA013253 570-868-8375

Mountain Top

PJs Window Cleaning & Janitorial Services Windows, Gutters, Carpets, Power washing and more. INSURED/BONDED. 570-283-9840

1237 Professional & Business


A-1 ABLE 1 CHIMNEY Rebuild & Repair Chimneys. All types of Masonry. Liners Installed, Brick & Block, Roofs & Gutters. Licensed & Insured 570-735-2257

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Pressure washing Insured 570-288-6794


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Painting & Wallpaper

Aluminium Siding Refinishing Experts You Name It, We Know How to Paint It! Over 30 Years Experience 570-313-2262


superior executive support by assisting in scheduling & coordinating complex business/social calendars, event planning, and travel plans for busy executives or families. Over 20+ years in corporate, non-profit, and government arenas. 570-406-4092


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