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Lehigh Twp. rejects

PennDOT bridge plan
by Donnell Stump fires. Skinner said he would express
The Lehigh Township Supervisors the concerns to the fire chief.
met on Monday, February 7 and John Capossela asked why the
denied the detour plan proposed by issue was being brought up at the
PennDOT for use during the bridge township meeting and was told by
work on Grist Mill Road later this Brill, “I’m concerned and I thought
year. the public should know.” Skinner
A few months ago, the supervi- commented that he wasn’t sure the
sors responded to PennDOT’s initial information was accurate. Sharlene
request for a detour with sugges- Strauss and Barbara Tissier both
tions on how to accomplish the said they had heard the same infor-
needed bridge work while keeping mation, and in fact had heard that
the roadways being used for the Weatherly “wouldn’t be coming to WINTERFEST at Nescopeck State Park was hampered by
detour safe, as well as for the safe- Lehigh for any calls.” wet, cold weather on Saturday. About 100 people came out
ty of nearby property owners and Brill noted that the system had to learn about winter sports, animals and birds at the
residents. At Monday’s meeting, been working for more than 20 park, and more. Some of them even ventured out onto
chairman Larry Skinner noted that years, to which Martha Raynock, a Lake Francis for water rescue and ice fishing demos,
he had suggested to PennDOT con- long-time L&L volunteer replied, though cross-country skiing activities had to be cancelled
struction of temporary bridges at “closer to 50 years.” Strauss asked because of icy conditions. Photos by Seth & Ruth Isenberg
the locations where the bridge what would happen if several L&L
repairs are to be made as the first
choice of the township. The alter-
volunteers were engaged in their
regular daily activities when a call Dennison and Penn Lake reach
nate was the suggestion discussed came in, “who would come?”
at length a few months ago by
supervisors and residents for the
Skinner replied that the number of
volunteers is low at the present.
agreement on sewer line fees
state to take over the detour and The discussion continued for sev- by Seth Isenberg provides Penn Lake with $1,750 per Fisher’s and The Pleasure Dome,
assume liability for that stretch of eral minutes and Skinner eventually Penn Lake Borough Council EDU as a tap-in fee. All other will hook in to the line as soon as the
township road for the duration of the said he’d heard an alarm card was approved the inter-municipal agree- expenses are the responsibility of weather permits. Homeowners and
bridge reconstruction. changed but only dealing with false ment with Dennison Township the property owner, including con- other businesses along the route
PennDOT’s proposed solution to alarms. regarding Dennison residents hook- necting to the sewer line, all plans have yet to step forward.
the turn on Grist Mill that presents Brill also asked how to get the ing in to Penn Lake’s sewer line. and engineers’ fees, and providing Dennison Township supervisors
the most serious red flags because township’s ISO rating changed. With Council approved this agreement at the grinder pump. The payments will unanimously approved their part of
of visibility issues is to place “Curve the addition of a 3,000-gallon their regular monthly Council meet- go into Penn Lake’s sewer fund. the agreement at their meeting on
Ahead” and “10 MPH” signs in the tanker, homeowner’s fire insurance ing on February 8. The agreement It is expected that two businesses, February 2.
vicinity of the turn. rates should go down.
The supervisors rejected that In another item about public safe- Summer recreation is Penn Lake topic
plan unanimously and had the sup- ty, Capossela asked about the radio by Seth Isenberg The dock is 80” wide and 10’ long (a grams for the children.
port of the audience in doing so. narrow banding. He was told that In January at their regular month- lot bigger than the old dock), and Concerns are being raised about
Some of the other actions by the most volunteer organizations and ly meeting, Penn Lake Borough can be expanded by add-on unit cars parking on borough roads dur-
supervisors at Monday’s meeting municipalities in Carbon County are Council made the difficult decision that locks in. It has rounded edges, ing snow removal. People are being
were not as popular with the audi- already coming into compliance to end borough sponsorship of the and an anti-slip surface, and will asked to move their cars to let snow
ence. with the regulations, which take summer recreation program. The have a ladder from the water. The plows and school buses get by. If
Supervisor Eric Brill alleged dur- effect December 31, 2012. Many decision was due to a jump in insur- cost is $2,392, delivered. Most asking does not work, then the
ing his report that L&L Fire Chief have received grants to purchase ance premium costs, and gaps in members of council will donate their White Haven Police will pay vehicle
Graig Hartley had changed the the needed equipment. what coverage would exist that 2011 salaries towards the cost. owners a visit.
alarm cards so that the Weatherly The supervisors agreed to an would leave the borough liable. Borough solicitor Don Karpowich A full report on the February 8
Citizens’ No. 1 would not be called exemption from the required 100- It was noted that while part-time and other donors, some anony- council meeting will appear next
on auto response for motor vehicle foot distance from a well needed for borough employees could not lead mous, have also chipped in to raise week.
accidents or motor vehicle fires. He the drip irrigation septic system for activities, volunteers or contractors a total of over $1,000 towards the
indicated that they have been the Sentner/Schmidt property on with their own insurance coverage dock. THIS WEEK IN
placed on alternate status for those Indian Run Road. The system will could be involved in programs. It is Penn Lake’s Parents Advisory
calls. He said he believes Citizens’ be located just 70 feet from the hoped that something will come Group, soon to form, is still signing WEATHERLY
is still on auto response for house Please turn to page A3 together by summertime. up members. A meeting is expected Thursday, February 10
It was suggested that council look later in February or in March at the COUNTDOWN TO SPRING:
THIS WEEK IN WHITE HAVEN at the baseball field to see if it can latest. The group is looking at
Senior Citizens Friendship Club
Thursday, February 10 Building be used as a soccer field. adding more playground equipment Meeting – 1:30 p.m. – Salem
COUNTDOWN TO SPRING: Laurel Lodge 467 F. & A.M. Three council members took a (a sliding board is mentioned). U.C.C.
5 WEEKS, 3 DAYS Meeting – 7:30 p.m. – Masonic trip to New Columbia, PA, to see There is also a plan forming to Weatherly Area Community Li-
Joy Through Movement – 10:00 Hall samples of the new polyurethane address beach crowding, and brary Board Meeting – 7:00 p.m. –
a.m. – W.H. United Methodist Library
Tuesday, February 15 dock that will be anchored off the behavior. The group may become
Church Greater Weatherly Area Ambu-
Joy Through Movement – 10:00 beach during the swimming season. involved in sponsoring its own pro-
W.H. Lions Club Dinner Meeting – lance Association Meeting – 7:30
a.m. – W.H. United Methodist
6:30 p.m. – Sitkoʼs Barn Rest- p.m. – Ambulance Building
Foster Township Planning Com-
W.H. Borough Planning Commis- The White Haven Area Sports Saturday, February 12
sion Meeting – 6:00 p.m. – Muni- Lincolnʼs Birthday
mission Meeting – 7:00 p.m. –
cipal Building Association Wants Your Old Shoes! Sunday, February 13
Township Municipal Building
Wednesday, February 16 We are collecting shoes for at St. Patrick’s Center on the follow- Breakfast – 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Friday, February 11
W.H. Food Pantry – 11:00 a.m. to
Yoga Class – 10:00 a.m. – St. those in need! ing dates: – Silver Ridge Hunting Club
Paulʼs Lutheran Church “Re-Use Your Shoes” Saturday, February 12 (11 - noon) Monday, February 14
Noon – Rear, Hickory Hall, White
Alcoholics Anonymous. Meeting –
Haven Center www.reuseyourshoes.org Tuesday, February 15 (7 – 8 p.m.) Valentines Day
10:00 a.m. – Mountainview Com-
Free Community Lunch – Serving The White Haven Area Sports Saturday, February 19 (11 – noon) Lausanne Township Board of
munity Church
11: 30 a.m. to Noon – St. Paulʼs Association is excited to help Re- Tuesday, February 22 (7 – 8 p.m.) Supervisors Meeting – 7:00 p.m.
Free Community Lunch – Serving
Lutheran Parish Hall – Agnes Klynowsky Garage
Use Your Shoes, a non-profit charity
11: 30 a.m. to Noon – St. Paulʼs Drop boxes will also be located at Weatherly Area Chess Club – 7:00
Saturday, February 12 Lutheran Parish Hall that collects shoes and donates the concession stand for opening p.m. – First Presbyterian Church
Lincolnʼs Birthday W.H. Volunteer Ambulance Asso-
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting -
them to home- day of both Wednesday, February 16
ciation Meeting – 7:00 p.m. – Am-
7:00 p.m. – St. Patrickʼs Parish bulance Building less shelters, Little League Weatherly Area PTA Meeting –
Center women’s abuse
AOH Meeting – 7:00 p.m. – V.F.W. and Babe 7:00 p.m. – W.A. Elementary/
Post 6615 facilities and Ruth and Middle School Cafeteria
Sunday, February 13
American Legion Post 592 Meeting
anyone in throughout the Weatherly Area Historical Com-
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting -
– 8:00 p.m. – Post Home mission Meeting – 7:00 p.m. -
7:00 p.m. – Mountainview Com- need. baseball sea- Weatherly Municipal Building
munity Church Thursday, February 17 They accept son.
Joy Through Movement – 10:00 Thursday, February 17
Monday, February 14 any shoes, Go through
a.m. – W.H. United Methodist Weatherly Rotary Club Dinner
Valentines Day boots and dress shoes for men, your closets, your attic and base-
Church Meeting – 6:30 p.m. – Weatherly
Free Community Lunch – Serving
11: 30 a.m. to Noon – St. Paulʼs W.H. Area Senior Citizens Meeting
women and children. Any shoe ment. All gently used shoes are Country Inn
– 1:00 p.m. – V.F.W. Post 6615 deemed “unwearable” will be sent to welcome. Your donation and gen- Weatherly Lions Club Meeting -
Lutheran Parish Hall
Crestwood School Board Work Nike to be shred and used for play- erosity makes a difference! 6:00 p.m.- Weatherly Borough
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)
Session & Meeting – 6:30 p.m. – Building
Meeting – 5:45 p.m. - W.H. United ground base material. Please don’t hesitate to contact
Methodist Church Social Hall Crestwood High School
The White Haven Area Sports Tracy Michaels, White Haven Area
White Haven Borough Council Kidder Township Board of Super-
Meeting – 7:00 p.m. – Municipal visors Meeting –7:00 p.m. – Association will be collecting “gently Sports Association Safety Officer at
Township Municipal Building used” shoes at baseball registration 215-0149 for further information.

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Ruth Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief SHANE CURRY Okrasinski, she was born in Bradenton, Fla.; grandsons of Weatherly.
Martha Searfoss, Office Manager Shane M. Curry, 23, of Wilkes-Barre. She was a Adam and Alexander Sebelin; The funeral was held Sat-
Donnell Stump, Assistant Editor White Haven died unexpect- member of St. Patrickʼs R.C. brother and sister Thomas urday from the Philip J.
Christy Brady, Finance edly Sunday, February 6, Church of White Haven. and Theresa Seigendall of Jeffries Funeral Home,
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Heather Maslo, Production Manager A son of Michael Curry of were her husband, Walter ers-in-law Janet and Richard Memorial donations may
Member, White Haven Chamber of Commerce Lake Harmony and Sally Cannon, and brothers Frank Sterzen of Augusta, Ga., be made to Zions Evangelical
Carbon County Chamber of Commerce Keiper Curry of White Haven, and Leon Okrasinski. Joyce and Ron Hinkle of Lutheran Church, 335 Third
Pocono Mountains Chamber of Commerce
White Haven Economic Development Association he was born in Wilkes-Barre. Surviving are sisters Wan- Weatherly; stepbrother and Street, Weatherly, PA 18255.
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© Copyright 2011, Journal Newspapers, Inc. Weatherly Area High School White Haven, and Josephine Mary Lou Henry of Beaver FREDERICK BOBAL
and a junior at Temple Uni- Coarsey of Cortez, Fla.; and Meadows. Frederick J. Bobal, 76, of
versity, Philadelphia, major- nieces and nephews. A memorial service was RR 2 Weatherly, died Tues-
Editorial ing in business.
He was a free style skier
A Mass of Christian Burial
will be celebrated Friday at
held Tuesday at the Philip J.
Jeffries Funeral Home,
day, February , 2011 in Le-
high Valley Hospital, Allen-
who competed nationally, and 9:30 a.m. in St. Patrickʼs R.C. Weatherly, with the Rev. Allen town.
A forum for candidates was a representative for
Voklyl Skis. In Philadelphia
Church. Burial will be in the
parish cemetery.
L. Heckman officiating. Burial
was in Union Cemetery,
A son of the late John and
Mary Gordon Bobal, he was
by Seth Isenberg he worked for Billy Buyʼs Arrangements are by the Weatherly. born in Trenton, N.J. He farm-
Itʼs election announcement season for candidates for local Gold. McHugh-Wilczek Funeral Memorial donations may ed with his family in Lau-
office. Candidates for borough councils, township supervisors, Surviving in addition to his Home of Freeland. be made to Silver Ridge sanne Township and was
county commissioners, row officers and judges are all filing parents are brother Jimmy Hunting Club, P.O. Box 67, also employed at the Weath-
papers to get their names on the ballot for the primary election Curry of Phoenix, Ariz.; sis- CARL SEIGENDALL Weatherly, PA 18255-0067. erly Foundry & Manufacturing
in May. Citizens are stepping up to serve their communities, ters Nadine Curry of Zions- Carl B. Seigendall, 56, of Company, retiring in 1999.
and The Journal-Herald will print a photo and short announce- ville and Gabby Green of Weatherly died Thursday, FLORENCE HINKLE He was a member of Our
ment for every qualified candidate who submits one by the end Lake Harmony; paternal FEBRUARY 10, 2011 in Florence T. “Flossie” Lady of Lourdes R.C.
of March. grandparents John and Joan Lehigh Valley Hospital, Hinkle, 79, of Rockport, RR 2 Church, Weatherly.
For readers who are interested in becoming candidates, Curry of Lake Harmony; Allentown. Weatherly, died Wednesday, Preceding him in death was
there is time to contact the county elections office to get the maternal grandmother Betty A son of Betty Gregory February 2, 2011 in Hazleton brother John “Jack” Bobal.
necessary paperwork. Candidates can begin filing nominating Keiper of White Haven; Seigendall Henry of Weath- General Hospital. Surviving are his wife of 49
petitions next Tuesday, February 15, and petitions must be uncles, aunts and cousins. erly, and the late Captain A daughter of the late Fred years, the former Paula
filed by March 8. Friends may call at the Warren E. Seigendall, he was and Violet Woodring Oleck of Maggio; son and daughter-in-
If youʼre one of those people who always has an opinion Philip J. Jeffries Funeral born in Kennett, Miss. He Weatherly, she was born in law Frederick, Jr. and Kathy
about local government, hereʼs your chance to find out if the Home, Weatherly, today was a 1972 graduate of Hazleton. She was a 1949 Bobal of Beaver Meadows;
rest of the voters agree with you. (Thursday) from 2 to 4 p.m., Weatherly Area High School, graduate of Weatherly High daughter Nicole Bobal of
when a time of prayer will be and earned a certificate in School, and member of Zions Weatherly; five grandchildren

Our election policies held. Committal will be pri-

diesel mechanics from the
former Williamsport Trade
Evangelical Lutheran Church
of Weatherly and its Busy
and a great-granddaughter;
sister Arlene Callahan of
by Ruth Isenberg Memorial donations may School, now Penn Technical Bees womenʼs organization. Hazleton.
Weʼre also happy to publish political advertising. Our rules be made to American Foun- College. She was a member of the Private arrangements were
are that ads must identify who has paid for them, and must dation for Suicide Prevention, He was a member of the L&L Fire Company Ladies by the Philip J. Jeffries Fu-
meet our standards. No ads attacking an opposing candidate 120 Wall Street, 22nd Floor, Silver Ridge Hunting Club of Auxiliary, delivered Meals on neral Home, Weatherly.
will be published in the last week before the election, as there from? (I suggest that every- spending, just as we all are
would be no opportunity for rebuttal. We do not publish letters
to the editor endorsing or attacking candidates; endorsements
Letter to the Editor one get out their tax bills and
do the math for him or her-
doing. The1.8% increase
needs to be a 1.8% DE-
are accepted as paid advertising only. All political advertising To the Editor: are taking pay freezes or self. The $27.00 is not reality CREASE! Keeping all our
must be paid in advance. So the “proposed” 2011- hourly cutbacks. To compen- for everyone. Many of us will options open actually means
2012 budget for the Crest- sate for the decrease in be paying significantly more a reduction in non-classroom
wood Area (sic) Schools salary, we are giving up vaca- than $27.00 to arrive at the activities and obsessive
includes a 1.8% tax increase. tions, giving up entertainment
Happy 70th And that increase is going to nights, staying home to eat,
There is a huge amount of
guarding against waste. And
this needs to happen now—
cost each of our households and buying used carts money, aside from salaries February 10th, 2011—not
Albert “only $27.00!” So all of us are instead of new cars. EVERY- and pensions, being spent on “sometime in the future.”
now supposed to jump for ONE is cutting back. Every- non-classroom, non-academ- Sincerely,
from Your Friends! joy—right? I donʼt think so!! one, that is, except our gov- ic activities. And just as the Rebecca B. Mack
I propose we all take time ernment, which includes the taxpayers are cutting back, Dennison Township
out to actually THINK about Crestwood Area (sic) this is where the Board needs
this. While it appears that the Schools. The School always to start controlling them-
present Board is at least pre-
tending to appear more care-
wants more, more, more.
The reality is that they
selves. Like it or not, these PRAYER TO THE
activities need to become
ful with our taxes than previ- would not need more if they COMPLETELY self-support- BLESSED VIRGIN
ous Boards have been, a tax would not waste, waste, and ing. We have reached an (Never known to fail) Oh, most beautiful
hike is not what we, who are waste. Example…I was work- economic state where the flower of Mt. Carmel, fruitful vine splendor

living in the real world, are ing 3 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and taxpayers can no longer foot of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the Son of
God. Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my
expecting. We are looking for my route home at 1:30 a.m. these bills. necessity. Oh, Star of the Sea, help me and
tax DECREASES…and here took me by the Crestwood To be fair, this Board is show me, herein you are my mother. Oh,
is why we are expecting High School…past a com- being forced to deal with the Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of
decreases. pletely lighted—and I mean Heaven and Earth! I humbly beseech you
faulty decisions made by pre-
for Good Drivers! The folks who are living on the big stadium lights—on a vious Boards, who allowed
from the bottom of my heart to succor me in
this necessity.There are none that can with-
IF YOU: Social Security have not got- totally deserted field. There mindless spending and run- stand your power. Oh, show me herein you
ten even a cost-of-living were our taxes, just blazing away waste. Previous Boards are my mother. Oh Mary, conceived without
•have at least one car that is increase in two years. They away. What a senseless sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee
less than 10 years old negotiated salary contracts (3x). Holy Mother, I place this cause in your
are making ends meet by cut- waste! that are fast becoming alba- hands (3x). Holy Spirit, you who solve all
•haven’t had an insurance claim or ting back. They are skipping This year they want to raise trosses—we are not going to problems, light all roads so that I can attain
meals, skipping medications, the taxes by 1.8%. Next year be able to meet them. Those my goal. I want in this short prayer to thank
a traffic violation for 3 years you for all things as you confirm once again
skipping doctorʼs appoint- they will want 3.8%. B y 2015 Boards put off all unpleasant- that I never want to be separated from you
•have an excellent credit history ments, turning back the heat they will want 10%…all ness and difficult decisions in eternal glory. Thank you for your mercy
to 60 degrees, and wearing because the Board wants “to “for the future.” toward me and mine. The person must say
•are currently insured with very old clothes. Some of keep all options open.” What Well—the future is here! this prayer 3 consecutive days. After 3 days,
Erie, State Farm, Prudential, them are losing their homes. about the people on fixed The only way out of the hole
the request will be granted. This prayer
must be published after the favor is granted.
Allstate, Nationwide Those of us who are fortu- incomes? Where are their that has been dug is BACK! J.H.
(or any other insurance carrier) nate enough to still have jobs “options” going to come The Board must reduce
pick up the telephone and call

Daniel H. Suitch Fri., Feb

Fri., Feb.. 25
Insurance Agency, Inc. 7:0
00 pm
Weatherly • White Haven
427-8011 • 443-7880
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Notices Seth’s Sightings by Seth Isenberg
Football season is over, or snow courtesy of snowmo- women’s hockey programs have. Driving in that area was save quite a bit on a fill-up on
Estate of HARRY E.
KLOTZ shall we say Packed away biles that gave the dogs foot- and a new hockey arena at a challenge on Sunday when our way home.
Late of the Borough of until summer. The Green Bay ing as the rest of the snow Penn State, will be the new we went to visit my Aunt Thank you to everyone who
Weatherly, Carbon County, Packers, having beaten the cover sported a thick and owner of the Buffalo Sabres Phyllis and Uncle Slater. helped in finding Clara’s dog
Pennsylvania Eagles, went on to beat slick layer of ice. Every so hockey team (PSU night in The crisis in Egypt was Spot on Sunday. She
Letters Testamentary on
everyone else—congrats to often Chad would still topple Buffalo next year?). used by speculators to try to escaped her fenced yard by
the above estate have been
granted to the undersigned, the Pack. over, but was able to get back Sightings include a flock of run up the price of oil. It didn’t climbing a pile of snow. Ruth
who request all persons hav- The weather has us hun- up and trot on, tail wagging. turkey where one gobbler work. Folks were smart and I spent time patrolling,
ing claims or demands kered down. The last couple Ruth and I have done our had so much trouble getting enough to figure that Egypt but she proved elusive. A
against the estate of the of storms threw ice our way, part to not topple over our- its footing that it just spread doesn’t produce oil, and has local dog-lover and her
decedent to make known the
and many of us have spent selves. My sister Elise had its wings for balance, and precious little influence in the daughter were able to secure
same, and all persons in-
debted to the decedent to hours chopping away to get gifted us with spiked tread then decided to fly into the industry bar smaller oil her and brought her home. I
make payment, without de- paths and driveways clear, or that fit over our boot soles, nearby woods. tankers that travel the Suez reduced the pile of snow near
lay to: at least passable. I don’t like it almost like tire chains. These When we were in New Canal. Gas prices went up a the fence by stomping it
William Maehrer, Executor much, but our old Labrador gave us the grip we needed Jersey Sunday, we also sight- little bit in our area, and then down, and everyone will be
32 W. Broadway
Chad really hates it. He to move with some confi- ed a number of very hungry started down again as the keeping a closer eye on Spot
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
would avoid anything shiny dence. deer finding forage wherever per barrel cost of oil returned through the winter (Spot is
Ann Louise Hayes, and black on a path, after We ran clear out of ice melt they could. The Morristown to previous levels. We missed named because of the promi-
Executrix having fallen too often on over at the office, and local NJ area and nearby received out on paying $2.87.9 per nent dark gray spot between
429 South Avenue
black ice. At our house, he stores had been emptied the a lot more snow than we gallon in New Jersey, but did her ears.)
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
would take a few steps out on day before. At this writing I’m
or to her Attorney:
James R. Nanovic,
the patio and just stare at the
walk in disgust, before turn-
waiting for a new load of ice
to arrive, because I don’t see
PennDOT urges motorists to
57 Broadway, P.O. Box 359
ing back and looking plead-
ingly at me, as if I could do
last week’s weather as being
the end, despite Punxatawny
report potholes on State roads
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-0359 something about this. I’d Phil’s prediction of an early With the freeze-thaw cycle that will help PennDOT find Potholes develop when
2/10 been able to make things bet- spring. President Barack taking its annual toll on pave- the problem area. water seeps below the road
ter for him by Sunday, and the Obama was going to be a ment, PennDOT urges The hotline may be used to through small cracks in the
Send information about
old guy is much happier. short drive from Punxatawny motorists to call 1-800-FIX- report any maintenance con- pavement surface. As the
your organization’s We actually got a good walk on Groundhog Day, but a ROAD (1-800-349-7623) to cern on state roads such as water repeatedly freezes and
events to: in on Sunday at Hickory Run snow storm delayed his trip report the location of pot- potholes, deer removal or thaws, a cavity below the
journalnews@pa.metrocast.net State Park in an area where to State College by a day. holes on state roads. signage issues. road is formed and larger
or call 443-9131 xt304 there was some plowed Terry Pegula, the fellow Callers are asked to be as Once notified, PennDOT cracks develop, causing the
for the editor. paved road that had the ice who donated $88 million specific as possible when will work expeditiously to pavement to crumble.
melt off, and some packed toward building men’s and reporting pothole locations. address concerns when The 1-800-FIX-ROAD hot-
For state routes, callers must weather permits; however, line should not be used to
Lehigh… was he not informed or noti-
fied that there was a dispute
dence. Skinner said, “You for-
warded letters with my name report the county, municipali- winter services remain the report traffic accidents, dis-
Continued from page A1 with his invoice, as he on them. Don’t. I softened the ty, street name, or preferably primary focus of mainte- abled vehicles or other emer-
believes he should have letter you drafted and it still the state route (SR) number nance crews at this time of gencies. Motorists should
property’s well. DEP requires been. Skinner replied “notice reeked of cynicism—if I’d found on small, black-and- year. continue to call 911 to report
an exemption in this case. is hereby given.” have gotten one of those let- white signs posted along To report potholes on local those types of incidents.
Skinner reported that he Capossela asked for cop- ters I’d have not even finished state roadways. Callers roads, motorists should con- Follow PennDOT on Twitter
had not gotten a response for ies of the last three invoices reading it because of the should also offer a descrip- tact the municipality in which at www.twitter.com/PennDOT
the Zoning Officer appoint- from Attorney George Hlud- tone.” tion of any familiar landmarks the pothole is located. News
ment. He made a motion to zik, since, “his invoices are Capossela responded that
declare the position vacant never questioned, so they he’d drafted the letter but that
and advertise it. must be complete and cor- it was to be sent by the (Located in
Secretary/Treasurer Carol rect, I want to see how to do supervisors. He also asked if Terrace Plaza)
Just off the S. Beltway,
Lenahan was appointed it.” he should start over in light of
Route 424
alternate representative to Under old business, Ca- changes since the initial letter 601 S. Poplar St.,
the Carbon County Tax Col- posella asked about the filing was drafted. “Do the supervi- Hazleton
lection Committee. cabinets that he has suggest- sors want to go forward?” 450-5501
The employee handbook is ed. Lenahan responded that Capossela asked. Skinner OPEN DAILY
still under review by the the state issues a booklet said he’d be willing to copy 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
supervisors. every year with guidelines other townships on the corre-
No information regarding about what can be destroyed spondence. In reply, Capos-
the application for the Com- and what must be saved. She sela argued that a multi-sig-
munity Development Block noted that at her full-time job nature letter from a few
Grant Funding has been with Hazle Township, they municipalities would probably
received from the county. have a regular process for be more effective.
Skinner asked if there was disposing of old receipts and Questions were raised at
any news on the dumpster. invoices. A resolution is the meeting about a pro-
Tissier replied, “It’s still there.” needed to destroy the docu- posed multi-unit heliport to
Capossela asked if there was ments, but it is a process that be used for medivac chop-
a report from the attorney on should be followed. She sug- pers in the township. Skinner
the matter. Skinner replied Good from Wednesday, February 9 thru Saturday, February 12
gested that instead of invest- said he would look into the
only copies of the correspon-
dence that has been sent.
ing in filing cabinets now, the issue. PRODUCE
files should be reviewed and Brill noted that he would Ocean Mist Cauliflower ..............................................................2/$3
Early in the meeting Ca- that it may be possible to dis- not be seeking re-election as
possela questioned his pay- pose of much of the material. a township supervisor.
Cluster Tomatoes....................................................................$199/lb.
ment amount of $36. He told Capossela continued his Red or White Seedless Grapes ............................................$129/lb.
the Supervisors that his questioning of the broadband California Navel Oranges ..........................................................4/$1
invoice had been for $60. initiative letter. He noted that DELI
Lenahan confirmed that it none of the four named recip- Shurfine Deli Gourmet Imported Cooked Ham...................... $399/lb.
was for $60. Skinner reported ients had any record of Shurfine Deli Gourmet Swiss Cheese .................................. $499/lb.
that it was reduced by $24 for
the two hours of the January
receiving the correspon- BAKERY
Pazcki Donuts 4 ct. ........................................................................$199
meeting. (Reporter’s note:
Capossela was not re-hired Look for MEATS
Heritage Fresh Chicken Tenders ..........................................$199/lb.
as Zoning and Code En-
forcement Officer at the
us here: Heritage Fresh Ground Beef 85% Lean................................$249/lb.
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The Hickory Run Truck Plaza store.
In Weatherly, Hunts Snack Pack Pudding 4 pk. ..................................................5/$5
Attorney Community News Shurfine Purified Drinking Water 24 pk.-16.9 oz bottles ......................$248
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WAMS announces 2nd marking period honors WAEMS library
The following is the honor Matirko-Gudelunas, Jessica Second Honors
roll list from the Weatherly Polchin. The criteria for students to
receives books
Area Middle School for the First Honors earn Second Honors is to The following books have
second marking period of the The criteria for students to attain an average grade of been donated to the Weath-
2010-2011 school year. earn First Honors is to attain 85 or better in major subjects erly Area Elementary/Middle
Principal’s Honors an average grade of 90 or with no grade below an 80 in School Library.
The criteria for students to better in major subjects with any subject taken: A Cat and a Dog and
earn Principalʼs Honors is to no grade below an 85 in any Sixth Grade: Marybeth Don’t Worry Wags were
attain an average grade of subject taken: Braun, Justin Foley, Lynn donated in memory of Joan
95 or better in major subjects Sixth Grade: Haley Gunderman, Stephanie Hinkle from Melodie and
with no grade below 90 in Brown, Christina Caravella, Lencovich, Gareth Perez, Gary Heydt.
any subject taken: Martin Cichowic, Keith Cul- Kash Pritt, Kimberly Ray. K is for Keystone and My
Sixth Grade: Devin Berg- len, Angela Grega, Madison Seventh Grade: Joshua Book of Science Experi-
er, Breena Coxe, Samantha Hartz, Noah Hegwood, Hayli Donish, Kevin Dougherty, ments were donated in me-
DeSpirito, Morgan Gower, Heister, Jacqueline Henry, Joseph Genetti, Hailey mory of Russell Koch from
Richard Grenet, Keith Gun- Matthew Holland, Joelene Gombert, Casey Grover, Melodie and Gary Heydt. Samantha Macko was recently selected as Outstanding
derman, John Hinkle, Molly Hunsinger, Megan Kipikasa, Noah Heckman, Cassandra The Custodian from the Student of the Second Quarter at Crestwood High
Isom, Evan Kunkle, Saman- Morgan Kipikasa, Louis Lombardi, Theresa Matirko- Black Lagoon was donated School. She lives in Mountain Top with her parents, Mark
tha Leininger, Nalani Low- Mastroddi, Gabrielle Obert, Gudelunas, Morgan Mengle, in memory of Russell Koch and Debra (left in photo), and her sister, Sarah. (Pictured
man, Christopher MacNeal, Lynea Reiner, Miranda Ro- Kyle Osifat, Ally Parker, from Mrs. Sandra Slavick. on the right is CHS mathematics teacher Lori Rozitski.)
Zachary Peiser, Autumn manic, Rashelle Tiglio, Avery Summer Peck, Ryan Fires was donated in me- Samantha enjoys mathematics and science classes. Her
Shoener, Dana Weiss. Vizentine, Joseph Wehnert. Sedlack, Allyson Watkins. mory of Russell Koch from extra curricular activities have included homecoming
Seventh Grade: Shelby Seventh Grade: Chester Eighth Grade: Tristen “The Snyders” Skip, Sandy, committee and prom committee, and she is a member of
Berger, Dillon Bizarre, Tim- Gunderman, Casey Harry, Decker, Robert Gillott, Jonathan and Saranda. the softball team.
othy Busher, Luke Figas, Christina Holland, Fabiana Danny Nazario, Thomas I Drive an Ambulance was Outside school Samantha likes to spend time with fami-
Heather Getten, Jacquelyn Hudock, Julian Jarama, Newell, Kelly Parker, Luke donated in memory of Rus- ly and friends. She enjoys attending Yankee baseball
Gillott, Kimberly Harrisson, Ryan Kelly, Michael Nem- Reiner, Jasmine Rivera, sell Koch from Kim Reigle. games, softball games, and any Crestwood sporting
Alexis Hartz, Allyson Isom, shick, Lee Nyer, Shelby Catherine Strizak, Victor The A+ Custodian was do- event. Although her future plans are uncertain, she
Meghan Moon, Ashley Schlauch, Eric Shellock, Strouse. nated in memory of Russell hopes to attend college and major in a medical field.
Nunez, Katlyn Sernak, Olivia Sipler, Jake Stover, Koch from Brenda Parise.
Andrew Solonoski, Olivia Cyrick Thomas, Gabraella Books donated Fireman Small: Fire Down
Eighth Grade: Madeline
Eighth Grade: Deanna
to WAHS Library Below! and Fire Engines Up
Close were donated in DEAN’S LIST DIRECTORY
Aurisano, Jenna Bartel, Campion, Rebekah Eroh, The following books have memory of Russell Koch
Kenneth Eroh, Samantha Tea Heister, Brett Kelly, been donated to the Weath- from Jane Leib. Caitlin Miletto was named In July 2010, she traveled
Hartz, Shannon Kelly, Colleen Popko, Dominique erly Area High School Li- The Viper’s Nest was to the deanʼs list for the to Ecuador with six other stu-
Catherine Maleski, Michael Spaide, Larissa Weston. brary in memory of Joan L. donated in memory of Joan spring and fall 2010 semes- dents and two professors
Hinkle: Hinkle from Barbara Adams. ters at Kutztown University where she assisted her edu-
Kristin Parker is The Comfortable Home:
How to Invest in Your Nest
My Guardian Angel in My
Mourning was donated in
with a 4.0 grade-point aver-
age. She also received the
cation professors in lectures
at the Universidad del Azuay,
and Live Well For Less, memory of Blanche S. Kutztown University Alumni visited a number of schools
senior of the month given by the WAHS Class of
2005 and their advisor, Mary
Suda from Barbara Adams. Board Scholarship for the
2010-2011 school year.
that they toured and volun-
teered at, and was able to
Kristin Parker, daughter of Rose Minnick. experience the culture by liv-
John and Lori Parker,
Weatherly, has been named
Domino: The Book of
Decorating: a Room-by-
Visit our Facebook page for our new ing with a host family.
A senior at the university,
Senior of the Month for
January at Weatherly Area
Room Guide to Creating a
Home That Makes You
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education and elementary
High School.
Parker is a member of the
Happy, given by the WAHS
Class of 2002 and their advi-
your own shots; share them with the education. She is the daugh-
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SENIOR CENTERS MENU Dining Out served a mix of Malaysian

and Thai foods, with a list of
I had the ginger scallion
chicken, $11.95, and order-
sweet, without much distinc-
tive flavor, and filled with little
special dishes in honor of ed it extra-spicy, and it was. I dark squares of grass jelly,
Week of February 14:
Chinese New Year. liked it, but think next time I also sweet. The drink was
cake. Penang
Monday: Bean soup, sloppy Joe, roll, potato salad, cup-
The restaurant was a
BYOB, and Slater had pro-
wouldnʼt request the extra
spice, because it over-
served in a glass over ice,
with a wide-mouthed straw. It
Tuesday: Pork & sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, whole East Hanover, NJ vided a bottle of Cabernet whelmed the ginger flavor a was fun to drink if not excit-
wheat roll, spiced apples. by Ruth Isenberg Sauvignon. We also had a bit. The chicken was tender ing to taste, and probably not
Wednesday: Chicken, brown rice, chuckwagon corn, fruit This weekend brought a pot of tea for the table, $2 for and the scallions and other something heʼll repeat.
cocktail. new dining experience for a slightly bitter blend of green fresh and strong. But we will be back. This
Thursday: Fish sandwich, roll, pierogies, broccoli salad, us. We joined Sethʼs aunt green tea and brown rice in a Both Seth and Phyllis had was a fun meal, with lots of
apricots. and uncle in New Jersey for heavy iron teakettle that held pretty dishes, mixtures of choices weʼve never had the
Friday: Baked ham, parsley potatoes, lima beans, rye a meal at a Malaysian its heat almost all the way meat and vegetables, almost chance to try before, and
bread, peach cobbler, tortilla chips. restaurant. Actually, Penang through the meal. like stew, served in bowls. plenty more on the menu.
The menu was very inter- The bowls were the main dif- The service was very pleas-
Coming Events esting, pages long, and it
took us a while to decide
ference between the two
dishes. Phyllis chose the
ant, if a bit uneven, and the
energy level in the room was
FEBRUARY 13, Sunday – Soup & Bread Night, spon- JULY 23 & 24, Saturday & what we wanted to eat even chicken version in a fried high. Reportedly, itʼs best to
Breakfast, sponsored by sored by St. Patrickʼs R.C. Sunday – Homecoming, though Slater had sent us a taro bowl, the sarang bur- arrive before 6 if you donʼt
Silver Ridge Hunting Club, Church, White Haven (Con- sponsored by L&L Fire copy in advance to look over. ong, $12.95, while Sethʼs want a long wait for a seat.
Weatherly tinuing every Friday through Company, Laurytown We ordered appetizers to was another Chinese New The restaurant is located
FEBRUARY 13, Sunday – April 15) AUGUST 5 - 7, Friday – buy a bit of time, and had Year special, triple happy in a plaza on Route 10 in
Valentines Brunch, spon- MARCH 17, Thursday – Sunday – Flea Market, several discussions with our seafood in a bowl of fried East Hanover. The address,
sored by St. Patrickʼs R.C. Ham & Cabbage Supper, sponsored by White Haven waiter about how hot dishes noodles, $16.88. The taro for those with GPS systems,
Church, White Haven sponsored by Presbyterian United Methodist Church were, and what ingredients was soft, almost like mashed is 200 Route 10 West.
FEBRUARY 13, Sunday – Church of White Haven SEPTEMBER 3, Saturday they contained. potatoes with a fried crust. Otherwise, call for directions.
Chinese Auction, sponsored MARCH 19, Saturday – – Spaghetti Dinner, spon- On his suggestion, we The noodles were crisp, but Open seven days for lunch
by Preservers of thePast St. Patrickʼs Day Dinner sored by St. Patrickʼs R.C. ordered a lucky rainbow softened by the end from the and dinner; credit cards
Tractor Club, at Sugarloaf Dance, sponsored by St. Church, White Haven salad for Chinese New Year, juices. The flavors were mild accepted.
Fire Hall, Sybertsville Patrickʼs R.C. Church, White SEPTEMBER 15, Thurs- $12.88. It was served on a but well blended, with Phone: 973-887-6989
FEBRUARY 19, Saturday Haven day – Chicken & Waffle Sup- large red-patterned plate, shrimp, scallops and a white
– Cherry Festival, sponsored
by Salem U.C.C., Weatherly
FEBRUARY 19, Saturday
MARCH 23, Wednesday -
Pierogie Sale, sponsored by
White Haven United Meth-
per, sponsored by Presby-
terian Church of White
and included jellyfish (cold
white squiggles with not
much taste but an interesting
fish in the seafood version,
along with water chestnuts,
snow peas and mushrooms
Lions to
– Oldies Dance, sponsored
by V.F.W. Post 6615 Home
Association, White Haven
odist Church (Continuing
every Wednesday through
SEPTEMBER 17 & 18,
Saturday & Sunday – Train-
works Festival, Weatherly
texture, firm but not chewy
like squid), chopped
peanuts, shredded scallions
for contrasting textures.
Phyllis and I order Ma-
laysian coffee, $1.95. She
sell soup
FEBRUARY 20, Sunday – APRIL 14, Thursday – OCTOBER 13, Thursday and carrots, thin rice noo- had hers black, while I The Weatherly Lions Club
Homemade Soup Sale, Spaghetti Supper, spon- – Pork & Sauerkraut Supper, dles, and slim hot peppers. added the traditional evapo- will hold a homemade soup
sponsored by Weatherly sored by Presbyterian sponsored by Presbyterian Our waiter poured the dress- rated milk. Malaysian coffee sale on Sunday, February 20
Lions Club (Snow Date Church of White Haven Church of White Haven ing, a mildly spicy mixture, is strong and rich; Phyllis between 3 and 5 p.m. at the
February 27) APRIL 15, Friday – Ham NOVEMBER 5, Saturday over it all, and instructed us said it was almost as good Eurana Park pavilion, Third
FEBRUARY 25, Friday – Raffle, sponsored by L&L to use our chopsticks to mix as Italian coffee—high Street, Weatherly. Soups
– Holiday Bazaar, sponsored
Unbaked Pizza Sale, spon- Fire Company, Laurytown it with him, and to make praise. include chicken pot pie, veg-
by Presbyterian Church of
sored by Centenary United APRIL 17, Sunday – wishes for health and pros- For dessert, we shared a etable, tomato bisque, Italian
White Haven
Methodist Church, Weath- Freeland Community Choir This column is open to all perity in the New Year. We bowl of black sticky rice with wedding soup and others.
erly (Order deadline Sunday, Easter Cantata organizations in the Weatherly, were happy to comply, and coconut milk, pulat hitam, Soup costs $6 per quart and
February 20) APRIL 22, Friday – Good White Haven, Freeland, hope they all come true. $2.95 and Seth tried a grass $3 per pint. The snow date
Albrightsville, Blakeslee, Vegetable dumplings with jelly, also $2.95. This turned for the soup sale is Sunday,
MARCH 4, Friday – Friday Fish Fry, sponsored Conyngham/Drums, Lake

Clothing Giveaway, spon- by St. Patrickʼs R.C. Church, Harmony & Mountain Top areas. If ginger vinegar dipping sauce out to be a drink. It was February 27.

Open Valentine’s Day!

sored by Freeland Presby- White Haven your organization is planning a came in a set of seven for
terian Church (continuing MAY 14, Saturday – fund-raising activity, or other spe- $6.95. They had a smooth
cial event open to the public, you texture. Iʼm not sure exactly
first Friday of every month) Tender Engine Dedication, may have it listed by calling 443-
MARCH 5, Saturday –
Flapjack Fundraiser, spon-
sponsored by L&L Fire
Company, Laurytown
9131. There is no charge for this
what the finely minced veg-
etables were, but the
Monday 5-8 p.m.
sored by Weatherly Area MAY 14, Saturday – Night dumpling wrappers were thin Regular Menu plus
High School Band & Chorus, at the Races, sponsored by and tender, and the sauce Special Dinners for Two
& Band Parents St. Patrickʼs R.C. Church, Krispy Kreme was tangy and delicious.
White Haven Phyllis ordered wonton Specials also available Saturday
MARCH 6, Sunday –
Breakfast, benefit Citizensʼ MAY 21, Saturday –
donuts for sale soup, $7.95. Again, the won- Closed Sunday
Volunteer Fire Company,
sponsored by Heritage Hill
Mountaintop Area Relay for
Life at Crestwood High
Weatherly Area High
School Class of 2011 is sell-
ton wrappers were thin, the
meat filling flavorful, and Weatherly Country Inn
Senior Community at Citi- School, Mountain Top ing Krispy Kreme glazed there were lots of dark green R E S TA U R A N T & CAT E R I N G
zensʼ Volunteer Fire Com- MAY 21 & 22, Saturday & donuts at $6.50 a dozen. vegetables in the broth, scal-
pany, Weatherly Sunday – Flea Market, Delivery will be on March 17 lions and a bok choy type
MARCH 6, Sunday – sponsored by St. Patrickʼs at 6 a.m. green. Located 6 Miles from White Haven, 1 Mile from County Home in
Breakfast, sponsored by R.C. Church, White Haven To order, call Michele Slater had mango chicken, Weatherly on Lehigh Gorge Drive (Weatherly-White Haven Highway)
Marine Corps League Det. MAY 27 & 28, Friday & Connors at 427-4927 or see $13.95, literally in the shell of Open Tues.-Sat. 4–10 p.m. Reservations Suggested!!

1039 at St. Patrickʼs Parish Saturday – Flea Market, any senior class member. a scooped out mango; he
Center, White Haven sponsored by Presbyterian Deadline for orders is ordered it mild. It looked and
Church of White Haven Monday, February 28. smelled really good.
MARCH 6, Sunday –
Breakfast, sponsored by JULY 8 - 10, Friday -
Albrightsville Volunteer Fire Sunday – Parish Festival, Celebrate Valentines Day with
MARCH 11, Friday –
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940, East of White Haven St. Patrickʼs Parish Center, $9 for seniors, $5 for chil-
WEEKEND OF FEBRUARY 11 VALENTINES SPECIALS! 411 Allegheny St., White dren 6 to 10 years old and
Chicken Cordon Bleu with roasted potatoes,vegetables, salad & dessert.
Shrimp Fra Diavolo over linguinni with salad, garlic bread & dessert. n Haven.
The menu includes hot
free for children 5 and under.
There will be a free
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11 roast beef, hot turkey, Valentineʼs gift for all who
5-9 p.m.
5-9 p.m. mashed potatoes, vegeta- attend.
16 oz. New York bles, bacon, sausage, home For more information, call
Meatloaf Strip Steak
with mashed potatoes,vegetable & dessert.
Adult: $9.25 Child: $6.25 with baked potato & vegetable $17.95
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cost is $3.50 and the dead-
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Concert Series brings 100 ing away a fifth piece of

Diamond jewelry to one lucky
Jack Frost Big Boulder
years of Broadway to Hazleton
concert attendee. Tickets for
this early February concert
hosting Ski for the Cure
are now on sale. For reserva-
The Greater Hazleton Con-
tions or concert information,
cert Series continues its 75th
call Amelia at 788-4864, or
Diamond Anniversary Sea-
Joan at 455-0990. An excit-
son with the Neil Berg’s 100
ing video preview of 100
Years of Broadway. The fifth
Years of Broadway can be
concert in the season will
seen on-line at
provide five dazzling Broad-
way Stars - fifty of the great-
est characters from Broad-
way musicals to make one Proxy sheets
unforgettable evening! The available for
performance featuring mem- Chinese Auction
orable hits from the greatest The 4th Annual Ski for the for the Cure® Northeastern
musicals on Broadway in the Christ Superstar, and Jekyll & tials, and they all lived up to in Weatherly Cure Breast Cancer Aware- Pennsylvania Affiliate.
last 100 years will be held in Hyde. 100 Years of Broadway their bios.” Proxy sheets for Salem ness Day to benefit the Ski Timed Race Gates,
the Hazleton High School is a jubilant revue of Broad- Neil Berg’s 100 Years of United Church of Christ’s Northeast Pennsylvania Affil- Prizes, Drawings, Games
Auditorium Friday, February way’s most beloved songs, Broadway performance in Chinese auction are now iate of Susan G. Komen for and Giveaways will be avail-
11 at 7:30 p.m. including treasures from Hazleton is underwritten in available at the Weatherly the Cure® will be held on able. For more information
Direct from New York, five Jerome Kern, Rodgers and part by Penn State University, Area Community Pharmacy, Saturday, February 26 at about Ski for the Cure, or to
of the finest Broadway stars, Hammerstein, Kander and Hazleton Campus, PPL the Citizens Fire Company or Jack Frost Ski Area. purchase raffle tickets,
performing songs of the Ebb, Cole Porter, Stephen Services Corp., Daniel & by calling Mary Rose Minnick Registration begins at 8 please call Bernie Oldroyd:
greatest Broadway musicals Sondheim, and Andrew Lloyd Janet Kostick, Mr. & Mrs. at 427-8865, Marie Seibel at a.m. for Pledge Ski-A-Thon 443-8425 x 2503.
such as Phantom of the Webber Edward F. Genetti, Hazleton 427-8310 or Cindy Gerhart at and Race Gates. The Susan G. Komen for
Opera, Les Miserables, Jer- These amazing performers Radiology Associates, Jo- 427-4197. Skiers can get pledges/ the Cure® Northeastern
sey Boys, Chicago, Mamma light up the stage with songs seph G. Ciotola M.D. & There are 103 items in the donations to support how Pennsylvania Affiliate is cur-
Mia and Jekyll & Hyde sup- from the hit shows in which Donald A. Patten M.D., and auction this year. many runs they will make as rently celebrating its 20th
ported by an all-star New they starred. Neil Berg pres- Service Electric Cable Vision, Salem United Church of they Ski for the Cure. Pledge Anniversary, and serves 17
York band. ents brilliantly revived ar- Inc. Christ’s Chinese auction will sheets are available at Guest counties throughout Central
100 Years of Broadway rangements of Broadway The Greater Hazleton Con- be open for a pre-sale today, Services at JFBB or online at and Northeastern Pennsyl-
recreates the finest moments classics as well as thrilling certs continues its exciting Thursday, February 10 from www.jfbb.com. Checks vania. Since its inception in
from the greatest musicals of numbers from Broadway’s 75th Anniversary celebration 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. should be payable to Komen 1991, the Komen NEPA
the century featuring the newest hit shows. Along with with the Concert Series giv- for the Cure® Dedicated Affiliate has awarded more
actual stars of shows such as musical director and pianist Runs begin at 11 a.m. in me- than two million dollars in
The Phantom of the Opera, Neil Berg, the Hazleton per- Church offers guide on mory of those who have lost
their battle, in honor of those
local community grants for
education, early detection
Les Miserables, Aida, Jesus formance will feature Grant
Norman (Gaston, Disney’s road to financial freedom who are surviving breast can- screening, research and
Second Nature Beauty and the Beast), Dan- Many are experiencing we also offer Growth Groups cer and in support of those treatment programs, provid-
Start program ny Zolil (Jesus, Jesus Christ financial challenges such as for all age groups to explore who are currently fighting ing much needed breast
to be a sweet Superstar), Chuck Wagner debt, a frustrating job, or the Christian faith a little breast cancer. services for medically under-
(Dr. Jeckyll, Jekyll & Hyde), inadequate savings. Recent deeper. You are welcome to $2 of every lift pass sold by served and uninsured wo-
occasion JFBB will be donated to men and men in North-
Penn State Cooperative Rebecca Pitcher (Christine surveys have found that over join the group at any time! A
Daae, The Phantom of the half of all divorces are the safe and caring Nursery is NEPA Komen for the Cure®, eastern Pennsylvania. For
Extension in Carbon County and 100% of the net pro- more information or to volun-
is offering a Nature Start pro- Opera), Andrea Rivette (Em- result of financial pressure at available for pre-school age
ma Carew, Jekyll and Hyde, home. Suffocating material- children at all services. We ceeds from the event will teer, please call 969-6072 or
gram for children between benefit the Susan G. Komen visit www.komennepa.org.
the ages of 5 and 10. Youth and Ellen, Miss Saigon). ism is robbing people of their have an exciting and interac-
involved in Nature Start will Punch Shaw of the Ft. spiritual vitality. tive “KidZone” for children
participate in monthly gather-
ings to encourage children to
Worth Star-Telegram said of
the show, “A breezy, sprawl-
Join Conyngham Bible
Church starting February 20
Kindergarten through 5th
grade. There are also groups
Greyhound group
ing revue that romped glee- at 9:15 and 10:30 a.m. for the called “Reality Training” for
connect with nature through
exploration, discovery and fully through the American
musical theater’s greatest
5-week presentation of “The
Road to Financial Freedom.”
Middle School and High
School students.
at Tractor Supply
fun hands-on educational Pocono Greyhound Adoption will be holding a Meet & Greet
activities and events. Nature hits. Cole Porter, George During the 9:15 time peri- For more information visit
Gershwin, Rodgers and od, we will be taking you www.valleybiblechurch.com at Tractor Supply Company, 216 Susquehanna Blvd.,
Start programs promote envi- Hazleton, on Saturday, February 12, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
ronmental awareness and Hammerstein, Leonard Bern- through practical applications or call Pastor Jeff Butala at
stein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, of Crown Financial’s “Road to 788-1055. The church is To learn more about this event, or about adopting a grey-
knowledge of the natural hound, please visit www.poconogreyhound.com, or phone
world and are developed to Frank Loesser and (reflecting Financial Freedom.” This 5- located at 475 Main Street,
recent trends on Broadway) week study includes course- Conyngham. 856-0377.
inspire and encourage youth
to spend more time outdoors. Billy Joel and Frankie Valli work, application processes
Nature Start is open to all among many others, all got
the nod. The three men and
and take-home resources to
assist you and your family in
children ages 5 -10, regard-
two women carrying the establishing goals, evaluating Pennsylvania Energy Choice Program:
less of where they live –
towns, cities, suburbs, or vocal load boasted impres- your current finances and An opportunity to save.
rural areas. Parents are high-
ly encouraged to attend with
sive musical stage creden-
Preservers of
creating a plan to achieve
financial freedom. Attention: PPL & PECO Customers
their children. It is also important to catch YOU ARE ENTITLED TO AN AUTOMATIC RATE REDUCTION
the Past to hold
February’s topic will be the 10:30 Worship Service
Maple Syrup. The group will Chinese Auction where we will build upon the
be taking a hike and tapping A Chinese Auction for the practical study with the most What does this mean? Thanks to an innovaƟve and comprehen-
maple trees and also learn benefit of Preservers of the important aspect of all: What sive iniƟaƟve from the state of Pennsylvania you are now able to
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money & possessions?
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Jim Thorpe from 1 until 3 11:30 a.m., and drawings will
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be served after the program. able, and the public is invited Dayton power grid you’re using today. There’s no change in response
If you have not completed a to attend. On Sundays at 9:15 a.m. Ɵme or guaranteed services.
medical form or registration • Simplicity. You get the same monthly bill from your uƟlity
form, please contact the Daffodil sale symbolizes hope company. The only diīerence is that the “supplier charge”
extension office at 325-2788 Weatherly Area Elementary students are selling daffodils for will be much less. Enrolling is easy!
for the necessary forms to
register your children. The
Daffodil Days sponsored by the American Cancer Society.
• Risk Free. No contracts to sign and no hidden fees.
The daffodil is considered one of the first flowers of spring
cost is $5 per child for each and therefore symbolizes hope. Celebrating Daffodil Days is When do my savings begin?
session which is payable the more than enjoying the flowers, it’s about sharing hope for a AŌer your registraƟon, savings usually start at the next full billing cycle.
day of the program world free of cancer. Your contributions will allow the American How will I be billed?
Nature Start, like the 4-H Cancer Society to save more lives and create more birthdays You will be billed exactly as you always have been by your local uƟlity
Program is a youth compo- by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by find- company.
nent of Penn State University. ing cures and by fighting back.
Penn State is committed to Ask any Weatherly Area School District student in kinder- How do I get started?
affirmative action, equal garten through fifth grade if they are selling daffodils or call the It’s easy – in fact we’ll do the work for you; all you need to do is pro-
opportunity and the diversity school at 427-8687 to place an order. Single flowers are $1 vide informaƟon from your electric bill – then soon aŌer you will see
of its workforce. each and a bunch of 10 costs $10. Deadline to place an order the lower rates on your bill.
For more information on is Wednesday, February 16. Flowers will be delivered on either Sign up and start saving today!
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TOPS NEWS Friendship Club

The White Haven chapter TOPS meeting this week began
with members saying the pledge at 6:10 p.m. Ursula gave by Marjorie Lou Anthony Joan Chambers gave her when you go out to the store they are only $5 per mem-
the treasurerʼs report. Dona reported Shelly to be the The regular meeting of the report. Both were approved. or just in your yard, that you ber.
Chosen Achiever. Weatherly Senior Citizens Karen Allen and Grace do not slip and fall on the ice! Trip coordinator Karen
Laura reviewed the Road Map calender with members and Friendship Club was held Hensel audited the books for Joan Chambers reported Allen reported that she and
had them fill in their completed plans from the previous week. Thursday, January 27 at last year. that Debbie Hauze from Martha Foderaro are work-
Comment from TOPS member: I am thrilled to report that I 1:30 p.m. in Salem U.C.C. Outreach Person Janet Heritage Hill called her to ing on some trips with
feel energized and happy today. I am actually able to cross President Joe DʼAndrea wel- Leibensperger sent a sym- say there will be a pancake, Beverly Kunkelʼs help.
my legs (I havenʼt been able to do that for years). I now love comed 17 members. In the pathy card to the Briese fam- sausage and ham breakfast With no committee, I want
shopping for clothes. I used to wear size 18/20 pants; now I absence of Chaplain Mar- ily on the passing of Art fundraiser, sponsored by to thank Theresa DʼAndrea
wear size 8. My shirt size was 3x; now itʼs a Medium. This jorie Lou Anthony, Beverly Briese, and get-well cards to Heritage Hill Senior Com- and Mary Baron for baking a
can happen to you too! I encourage people to use The Kunkel read the 23rd Psalm, Ellen Barrada and Dorothy munity, for the benefit of the chocolate cake with white
Choice Is Mine, lifestyle guide book. followed by the “Lordʼs Heralko. If you know of any Citizensʼ Volunteer Fire icing and a white cake with
Interested people in the community are invited to attend Prayer,” Pledge of Allegiance of our members who have Company of Weatherly on chocolate icing. Everybody
TOPS meetings, Mondays at 5:30 to 7 p.m., at the United and hymn “In The Garden,” been ill or passed away, March 6. It will be held at the said they were delicious!
Methodist Church Social Hall, White Haven. played by Grace Hensel. (I please call Janet - 427-4914. fire company hall from 7 to Committee for the meeting
Next Mondayʼs meeting there will be a brief review of our want to thank Beverly for I just found out that Rose 11 a.m. Everybody is wel- today, February 10, is Joan
individual Road Trips. The program to be presented is enti- doing this for me.) Somers broke her wrist by come to come out and sup- Chambers, Janet Leibens-
tled: The Myths About Exercising. Secretary Barbara Tissier falling on the ice. Donʼt for- port this good cause. perger, Grace Hensel and
read the minutes from the get to send cards. Please- Donʼt forget that your 2011 Violet Eggert. Bingo and

The LOH-Down On Brahms last meeting and Treasurer please-please be careful dues are now due to be paid; cards were enjoyed by all.

NEPA Philharmonic Music

Director Lawrence Loh talks
ing melodically…he can cre-
ate a harmonic progression
RSVP offers chance to make a difference
about his admiration for the that leads someplace.” The PA Senior Corps Activities Department of cer patients, and lap robes 377-2021 or e mail
great Romantic composer So far in Maestro Lohʼs RSVP (Retired Senior Vol- Weatherwood Nursing and and slippers for nursing zimmermanJe@diakon.org
and his plans for program- Brahms project, the Phil- unteer Program) is looking Rehab Facility. Help is need- home residents. Also includ- for more information on
ming Brahms masterworks. harmonic has played Sym- for people with the winter ed to aid the residents enjoy ed in the HOL program is the these and other volunteer
Many new and remarkable phony No. 1 (“It has this “blahs”! There is a cure! Get crafts, sing-a-longs, discus- need for people who can services. RSVP provides
talents have made their huge, grand ending,” he rid of those “blahs” and the sions and other social activi- sew walker and wheelchair insurance coverage (free) to
appearance . . . there must enthuses) and the 2nd boredom that winter can ties. The Gray Ladies who bags to also be given to peo- all enrolled volunteers from
suddenly appear one who Piano Concerto with Andre sometimes bring, by volun- provide monthly Birthday ple in local personal care, the time they leave their
should utter the highest Watts as soloist. (Loh con- teering to make a difference parties, games, Bingo and nursing and rehab facilities. home, during the hours of
ideal expression of his time. ducted Watts in a concert in the lives of people in other fun activities at There are over 60 non volunteer service and their
And he has come, this cho- years ago and has since Carbon County. Weatherwood are also look- profit organizations located return home. RSVP is a part
sen youth over whose cradle become a fast friend with You can get a “feel good ing for volunteers to join in Carbon County who rely of Senior Corps—a national
the Graces and Heroes the renowned pianist.) In feeling” by volunteering to them in continuing their mis- on the services of volunteers volunteer program—and is
seem to have kept watch. His coming concerts Loh hopes provide transportation to sion to provide activities to to enable them to provide sponsored in Carbon County
name is Johannes Brahms. - to program Brahmsʼ Second doctor visits, grocery shop- be enjoyed by the people much needed services. by Diakon Lutheran Social
– Robert Schumann Serenade, which the maes- ping and other appointments who live there. Please call RSVP at 610- Ministries.
The debate over the tro calls “really wonderful” in the Weatherly, Beaver Carbon County Area
greatest composer of all and the Third Symphony, Meadows, Tresckow and Agency of Aging is also
time can rage endlessly.
Mozart, Bach and Beet -
his favorite of the four
Brahms composed.
East Side areas. Mileage
reimbursement and insur-
ance are provided to those
seeking volunteer help with
their Home Delivered Meal
Program and with their
Weatherly PTA
hoven have their devotees, A skilled interpreter of
as do modern masters like
Stravinsky. But the favorite
choral works, as evidenced
by the Philharmonicʼs mar-
volunteers who like to pro-
vide help those who need
Ombudsman program.
RSVPʼs Hands of Love
meets next week
among conductors, more velous performance of help now and then. Program needs people who
Other great volunteer op- like to knit and/or crochet to The Weatherly Area PTA for more information.
often than not, is Brahms. Beethovenʼs ninth Sym-
portunities await you when participate in making of will hold its fourth meeting for PTA still has Tye-Dye T-
So it is with Maestro Law- phony a few seasons ago,
you volunteer in the chemo therapy hats for can- the 2010-2011 school year shirts available for sale. If
rence Loh, Music Director of Loh would also like to pro-
on Wednesday, February 16 you are interested in pur-
the Northeastern Pennsyl- gram a Brahms choral work,
at 7 p.m. in the Elementary/ chasing a shirt please con-
vania Philharmonic. In a
recent interview Loh admit-
besides the fabled Requiem.
If this talented young con- Breakfast benefit Middle School Cafeteria.
Among the items for discus-
tact Bresnak or any PTA offi-
ted that when he began his ductor exemplifies his col-
musical studies he found
Brahms “boring.” Then,
leagues, the Graces and
Heroes are still keeping
planned in Freeland sion will be Read Across
America, Spring Bookfair,
Dance to
and Power Walk. First grade
familiarity with the composer watch over Johannes A breakfast fundraiser for cancer survivor Beth Ann teacher Cathy Penkala will
brought admiration. Brahms, Brahms, whose music will be Wenner of Freeland has been planned by friends and fam- be a guest speaker along
according to Loh, is “so per- enjoyed for generations to ily for Sunday, February 27, from 8 a.m. to noon at the
fect harmonically, so satisfy- come. Senior Citizens Center, Chestnut an Washington Streets in
with Weatherly Area School Valentines Day
District Athletic Director
Freeland. Tickets are $6, and are available at Videomania Scott Zoscin. Heritage Hill Senior Com-
or Nocchiʼs Pharmacy. There will also be tricky trays and Door prizes will be given munity, 800 Sixth Street,
baked goods. out by Lia Sophia represen-
Weatherly, will be having a
tative Christa Podgers, and Valentine’s Day dance with
are welcome. refreshments will be served.
PTA meetings will be held
entertainment by Tony An-
Beth Ann on the third Wednesday of gelo. The public is invited to
Wenner, every month unless other- attend the dance, which will
right, is wise noted. Getting involved
shown with
be held Monday, February 14
in PTA is a great way to have at 2 p.m.
her daughter your ideas heard and your
Crystal concerns addressed. Call
Refreshments will be
Bacon and served. Please RSVP to
Look fine for your Valentine! granddaugh-
PTA President, Tara Bres-
nak, with any questions or Debra Hauze at 427-4500 by
Now offering men’s haircuts, ter Alexis comments at 443-5726. You Friday, February 11.
razor cuts & scissor cuts. may also visit the PTA web-
Licensed Barber site at www.sites.google.
Main Street
Dollar & MORE

Cyber-bullying event rescheduled 3 ROOMS OF BARGAINS

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Open Mon.,Wed. & Thurs. 11-6,
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Tuesday, March 8 at Conyngham United Methodist Church,
Main Street, Conyngham. All Your Needs for
For more information, visit www.conynghamumc.com or Valentine’s Day!!
call 788-3960. Decorations
Valentine Cards
Breakfast to benefit Citizens NEW! Musical Cards
Heritage Hill Senior Community is hosting a Pancake and Fresh Long Stem Roses!
Also Silk Roses
Sausage breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Citizensʼ Fire
Flower Bouquets
Co. No. 1, 107 Spring Street, Weatherly on Sunday, March 6.
All proceeds will benefit the fire company. To purchase tick- Sterling Silver Jewelry
ets, call Lisa Marie Halecky at 427-4500. Balloon Bouquets
Gift Bags
Gift Vases
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munity. The church sponsors
a nursery school and after
Group, open to all children of
the community, other organi-
The Lehigh & Lausanne attend), and Homecoming (third Thursday of every Streets in Weatherly has school/no school program, zations such as Wednesday
Volunteer Fire Company had Saturday, July 23 from 4-10 month at 6:30 p.m). established its own Internet Sunday School and Youth Bible –study, Busy Bees,
a total of 16 alarms for p.m. and Sunday, July 24 Keep checking our website Blog site. The blog address choir, and other ministries for
January 2011. 6 QRS calls, 6
Activated Fire Alarms, 3
from 5-9 p.m.
Ham Raffle Tickets are
and Facebook page for more
is zionslutheranchurch- Flower Club adults. Childrenʼs Sunday
weatherlypa.wordpress.com School begins at 9:30 and
Dwelling Fires, and 1 Odor available for purchase for $1 updates. and is available for public taking part in Sunday worship service is at
Investigation. Engine 1911 each. Gift Cards will be view. 10:45. A Saturday afternoon
handled 9 calls, Tender 1932 awarded again this year. See Choir rehears The site has been in serv- Daffodil Days communion service is held in
handled 1 call, QRS 1971 any member for tickets.
handled 5 calls, and 1 call Volunteers are always start soon ice for the past few weeks
and includes information
The Weatherly Area Flow-
er Club will be conducting
the church annex the first
Saturday of every month.
was handled by Personal needed to help with either The Combined Choir will about the church and the 2011 Daffodil Days Cam- The annex is handicapped
Vehicle. fighting fires, helping with begin rehearsals for the activities taking place, the paign for the Carbon-Tama- accessible and the church is
Important dates coming fundraisers or helping in the Lenten community services various ministries and qua Unit of the American also accessible by a chairlift.
up: Ham Raffle Friday, April kitchen. If anyone is interest- on Monday, February 28 at 7 Sunday sermons and mes- Cancer Society. Please call the church office
15 at 7 p.m., Dedication of ed in helping out in any way, p.m. at Centenary United sages. It is still a work in The sale includes a bunch 427-4812 for information or
Tender 1932, Saturday, May please stop by our monthly Methodist Church. progress and is growing of 10 daffodils for $10, potted check out the new blog.
14 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (all meetings (first Wednesday New members are need- every week. Everyone is mini daffodils for $12, a bear
Fire Companies and resi- of every month at 7:30 p.m.) ed. If interested, call Susan encouraged to view the site and bunch for $25, and a Featured in
dents are welcome to or come by a training night at 427-4753 or Joyce at 427- and make comments. vintage vase and bunch for
8987. The congregation Zions $15. alumni magazine
Zumba starts Thursday The Lenten community
services will begin on Ash
Lutheran Church in Weath- The delivery of the items is Nicole Caccese, a fresh-
erlyʼs mission is welcoming expected on Tuesday, March man physicianʼs assistant
in Weatherly Wednesday, March 9, at St.
Matthewʼs Church in Packer
in Christ, growing in faith and
love, and caring for the com-
15 or on Wednesday, March
major at Kingʼs College, was
recently selected and fea-
Zumba with Naomi will be The charge for the class Township. The deadline to order is tured in the collegeʼs alumni
held at Zionʼs Lutheran will be $5.
Friday, February 18. Contact magazine, PRIDE. She is
Church annex starting Classes will begin at 6
tonight, Thursday, February
10, and will be held every
p.m. and anyone is invited to
join the group.
DELLA CROCE DENTAL CARE Georgia Farrow at 427-4527
if you wish to order any of
the daughter of Bob and
Colleen Caccese, Weatherly
Thursday except the first For more information, call JOHN J. DELLA CROCE, D.M.D. the items. Make all checks and a graduate of Weatherly
Master of the Academy of General Dentistry/Master of the American Endodontic Society payable to the American Area High School, class of
Thursday of the month. 427-2331 and ask for Ginny.
MELISSA B. DELLA CROCE, D.M.D. Cancer Society. 2010.
Carbon County Law Office for 20 Years
Comprehensive Family Dentistry including Extractions & Root Canals Pizza sale deadline nears
Same Day Emergency Treatment Available
Centenary United Methodist Church is holding an Unbaked
Atty. Cindy Ray Early Morning and Evening Hours
Convenient to White Haven, Butler Valley & Hazleton
Pizza Sale on Friday, February 25. The rectangular pizza sell
for $7, with $1 extra each for extra cheese or pepperoni.
• Family Law • Real Estate Delta Dental Participating Dentist Order by leaving a message on the church phone at 427-
• Civil Law • Criminal Defense Accepting all other insurance including United Concordia 8091 or calling Evie at 427-8143, Joan at 427-8222 or
Shirley at 427-4652. Deadline to order is Sunday, February
450 WASHINGTON STREET, FREELAND, PA 18224 • (570) 636-0660 20. Pick up hours on the day of the sale, are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Carbon, Luzerne & Schuylkill 1 Block East of Centre Street, on the Corner of Route 940 and Washington Street.
427-9817 and 4 to 6 p.m.
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On Friday, February 11 at February 11 for our first our program is growing, from
St. Paul’s plans busy end of winter 10 a.m., weíll begin a four- meeting.
week study, using the book
an average of 13 to 22 cur-
Our regularly scheduled rently, donations are wel-
After a short winter’s rest, donation taken for World Baptism and Holy Com- Have A Little Faith, by Mitch events continue with the Sun- come and needed.
which required a lot of snow Hunger on Superbowl Sun- munion during February. We Albom, and all are welcome. day service at 9:15; Sunday More information on Ash
shoveling, St. Paul’s Lutheran day. will celebrate the sacrament The book explores the faith School will start again on Wednesday, Lenten and Holy
Church in White Haven is We continue our winter of Holy Baptism with them on journey of two very different March 6. Quilting is Monday Week services and our Pan-
looking forward to late winter journey with four children, March 6. And our children will men. If you want to join us, at 10, Panera bread is avail- cake and Sausage Supper
events. Our first event was studying the Lutheran Chris- receive the sacrament of please buy the book online or able Monday at 11, Yoga is and Easter breakfast will
the Souper Bowl of Caring, a tian sacraments of Holy Holy Communion on Palm at the bookstore and read the Wednesday at 10. Com- come in the next few weeks.
Sunday, April 17. It’s an excit- first section. Then bring your munity Lunch is still served Please call the church
ing time as these young peo- book with you to St. Paul’s Monday, Wednesday and office at 443-9424 with any
WH Senior Happenings ple learn how God loves parish house at 10 a.m. on Friday from 11:30-noon. As questions.
them. A sacrament is God’s
Mother Nature may have deal with. word combined with an
forced us to cancel our meet- President Mary Falcone earthly element. In baptism,
ing on February 3, but plans and husband, Frank have Jesus tells us to make disci-
for the Bake Off at February thrown down the gauntlet and ples of all nations, baptizing,

17’s meeting have moved will take on all challengers in and we add the earthly ele-
ahead. To date, nine of this our first ever “In It to Win It” ment of AQUA water to cre-
area’s finest bakers and five competition coming up on ate the sacrament of Holy

Day Dance
judges have signed up. It’s March 3. Games will be Baptism. In communion,
sure to be a delicious compe- geared to the seniors and Jesus’ instructions to take
tition with all sure to enjoy prizes will be awarded. So, and eat, this is my body, take
each entry. Prizes for 1st, 2nd get your partner and get and drink, this is my blood,
and 3rd place will be award- signed up for some great fun. given you for the forgiveness FOR SENIORS
ed and the top winner will May the best team win. of sin, are combined with
have bragging rights for the All seniors are always wel- wine and Sandra’s home- Monday, February 14 • 2:00 pm
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Valentine because we will still at 1 p.m. unless otherwise sacrament of Holy Com- Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to
do a random exchange and noted and held at the White munion. The sacraments are Debra Hauze by February 12th.
read them all out loud. Haven VFW. Membership holy and sacred because
The entertainment of Betty dues are on $10 per year and God, through Christ, gave
Car penter has been post- are due now. We have won- them to us. They help us feel
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Ice fishing is hot right now With all of the new fabrics a grip on the ice and pull and fields at rapid speeds it’s Carbon County residents thanks to the Penn Kidder
and if you are one of those like fleece it’s a lot easier to yourself out. Cut two four- not unusual that you may sur- can enjoy special prices at council of the Carbon County
who can’t resist being on a layer clothing to maintain inch pieces of broom handle. prise wild animals. Unfor- H2Oooohh on Sunday and Chamber of Commerce.
frozen lake and listening to warmness and still have In each piece, in the end, drill tunately it’s the snow that Monday, February 13 and 14, Show identification that you
the stillness of winter while great flexibility. Rubber insu- a 1/8-inch pilot hole about 2- makes the machines work live in Carbon County and
catching a few fish, remem- lated boots are best, wear 1/2-inches deep. Cut the and it’s also the snow that Clothing drive pay only $16 for either a full
ber your number one concern sock liners and heavy wool heads off of two 16d Com- causes wild animals elevated day or twilight pass, regularly
is safety for you and anyone (not cotton) socks. mon nails and gently tap the stress and hardship in winter. back for March $34. The rate applies to all
else you take onto the ice. Don’t even think about blunt end of the nails into the It is unlawful for snowmo- The free clothing give-away age groups. The observer
Our region is experiencing stepping onto the ice without pilot holes leaving the points biliers to chase or harass wild for February at the Freeland rate will be reduced to $10 for
some nice ice and while you some kind of spikes on the exposed. That will leave animals. And while state Presbyterian Church was either a full day or twilight
may be anxious to auger bottom of your boots. A fall on about one-inch of the pointed game lands are open for cancelled due to illness. It will pass.
some holes in the ice don’t the ice could end your day end of the 3-1/2 nail exposed. snowmobiling, riders should resume the first Friday in
leave common sense on quickly. Don’t drink alcohol Tie a three-foot cord to each March, which is March 4. Journal-Herald deadline
stay on designated snowmo-
is noon Monday. E-mail
shore. Take a friend, wear a while on the ice it will make awl. Or, you can buy the awls bile roads and trails marked For more information call
articles to: journalnews@
life jacket, let people know you colder. Instead bring at most sporting goods with appropriate signs. the Rev. Glen Hueholt at 722- pa.metrocast.net
where you are going and warm drinks and plenty of stores, but for safety sake Snowmobiliers can use the 8803.
check the ice beginning at high-energy snack foods. you must have them any time state forest and state game
shore until you get to your You can easily make a pair you venture onto the ice.
Snowmobiles can go
lands as long as the snow-
mobiles are registered and
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Heating Oil • Anthracite fish. But be sure the ice is and Natural Resources.

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Veterans’ Corner following up on VA medical

treatment, or the drugs became
what we do know is when we
see numbers of deaths known
to be suicides going up, it is not
American workers.
Seems anymore that every-
thing is made in China, even
bought a coat or shirt from
China that was precision-
made? I checked my original
by John Kearns People close to veterans a far leap to figure out there are military hats, coats and uniform military dress coat, it was made
“SUICIDE BY COPS” should know the warning signs many, many more weʼll never items. I did not want a jacket in USA. I checked a veteran
Frightening New Method by of PTSD. At any signs, mental really know for sure. made in China. In an Internet ball cap, it had a tag with an
PTSD-Affected Veterans health specialists should be After wars are over, monu- search, I located a small veter- American flag so I thought it
Some veterans returning contacted and treatment start- ments go into the planning an-owned business that makes was made in the USA, but on
from war survive combat but ed. Coping with the horror of stages and the names are military clothing in Virginia and closer inspection, it said “USA
cannot survive back home. war, veterans do not need added up. That is, the names called them to see if they would Wholesaler” and on the back of
There is horror and pain to much of a trigger. A problem at of the men and women dying in sell me a jacket. Alas, they the tag, “made in China.”
family members who discover work or in a relationship, bore- combat. Missing from the could not as all sales are So to get a field jacket made
a veteran hanging at home or dom, or even TV or news sto- counts are deaths because of wholesale contracts. My next in America providing jobs to
lifeless from a bullet wound ries can trigger an episode of the wars. If they counted every step was to ask who you sell American workers, I had to
shot by their own hand. With PTSD-related blackouts. death associated with Vietnam, them to? They said the shop in Germany and buy a
veterans who die from drug In a case where a veteranʼs they would be over 300,000 German, Belgian and other German jacket from military
overdoses, we donʼt know if all wife call for help during a names. Agent Orange counts European military contractors. surplus. Compared to the USA
the cases involved someone domestic problem ends with are missing, as are PTSD So I asked myself why canʼt I military jackets made in China,
forgetting they took their high death of the husband, shot by deaths including suicide by buy an American jacket made my American-made German
end medications, or if they police, it is terribly shocking. cop. Some weep for the names in America? This pissed me off jacket remains one of the best
tive. Itʼs hard to listen to them
wanted to die. Accidents are Three deaths involving veter- listed, stunned by panel after — now I wanted one. quality jackets made for dura-
say ʻsuicide by cop,ʼ and at the
also inconclusive when we ans and police may not seem panel of white letters on the Again on the Internet search- bility, comfort, warmth and
time I did not understand the
donʼt know if they had a regular like a huge problem but when black stone, but for others, they ing, I located a German military functionality. Thatʼs why I buy
phrase or what he meant.”
accident, had a flashback and you see that they happened in look at the Wall and the pain is surplus outlet. I told the sales American but wear a German
The numbers by this method
freaked out, or if they wanted to five months, and just in the too deep to release. We know person what I was looking for jacket.
are on the rise. In cases where
ram their car into a tree or Portland, Oregon area alone, there are so many more lives and she said yes, they have Commander’s Corner:
stun guns disabled the veteran,
plunge over a cliff. that is a clear indication there is gone because of Vietnam and them. “Great,” I said. “Would Our area residents came out
it is found they were armed
Suicide by cop is another an alarm screaming WARN- wonder when we will ever get it you do me a favor and look at during the Sock Drive to make
with cap guns, water pistols
method that we will never real- ING! “Itʼs really difficult for right so that no more names the tag as to where it is made?” it a great success. Volunteers
imitating real weapons, or were
ly know for sure. The heart- everyone,” said Gresham, need to be added after the offi- After a few moments, she spent hours in the bitter cold to
pointing empty weapons in an
break of this is they want to die Oregon Police Chief Craig cial counting is done. reported the tag was all written provide some warmth and
effort to draw police fire. In one
from gunfire in a face-to-face Junginger, whose officers shot My Saga Of in German, and she did not comfort to the unfortunate
grim case of survival, the veter-
confrontation like the so many a veteran to death outside his “BUY AMERICAN” & understand German. OK, send homeless. VFW Commander
an said if he committed suicide,
close calls they had, or wit- house on Monday. a German Military Jacket me one anyway. When I Bob Drury and Missy Dimmitt
his family would get no insur-
nessed when those close to “The United States hasnʼt Traveling around the area, I received the jacket the tag read wish to thank everyone who
ance money, but if he were
them were killed by hostile fire. faced this since the mid- to am amazed by the amount of “präzisionsgefertigt USA.” gave their time, all those who
killed for another reason, they
One Iraq veteran jumped out late-Seventies, since the attention my German Fleck From what I could translate donated to the cause, and to
would. Others investigated in
of his vehicle while surrounded Vietnam War. Military reinte- Camo Jacket draws. I get online, it was “Precision-made everyone at Antonioʼs Pizza
follow-up clinical sessions felt
by police and started firing a gration needs to address this questions like “Did you switch in the USA.” I was impressed. (whose staff gave a free slice
that their children would under-
revolver at them. He was shot issue further,” said John sides?” Or fellow veterans dig- Not only was it made in the for each donation), all of whom
stand him being killed by police
37 times before he hit the Violanti, a former criminal jus- ging at me about the two USA, it was precision-made. made the drive possible.
for minor offense, but never
ground. It was later discovered tice professor at the Rochester German flags on the shoul-
understand or accept suicide.
he had been firing blanks to Institute of Technology. ders... and it goes on. My
Those most at risk are those
draw fire from the police, thus Are law enforcement officials German Fleck camo jacket is
coming home after years of liv-
giving way to the new phrase aware of the rising problem? very comfortable. It has a liner
ing on the edge, holding posi-
“SUICIDE BY COP.” A day ear- Awareness depends on where inside, built-in canceled hand-
tions of great importance, and
lier, he told his sister he could these veterans live. If you trav- gun holsters and magazine
bearing witness to or taking
not take his own life, but he fig- el across the country and ask a pouches, is waterproof, more
part in revulsion and devasta-
ured out a way. Sheʼd talked to police officer or sheriff if they roomy in the shoulders and
tion during events of war —
her baby brother just a few know about PTSD and what is chest, and it has additional
then returning to a “blah”
days earlier. He wanted to go being done to take care of vet- inside and outside pockets.
lifestyle, unemployment or
to the movies. “He was telling erans, youʼll get a different The red and multi color
menial employment. Many
me about his son and his life,” answers. “Flecks” makes it stand out
placed on high end pain meds
she says. “He was very posi- The problem is, the veterans from other military grade camo
from wounds received were
all served this one nation but jackets. All sewing is double
Hate Church but Love Jesus?? coming home to die should stitched, zippers re-enforced.
Come Join us for Worship in a Relaxed Setting never be up to locals to do or WOW! What a great jacket
Sts. Francis & Clare Anglo-Catholic Chapel not do for them. Could they these Germans made, right?
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Comets top Valley West, Berwick

Freshman Chris Fazziniʼs 4-6 13, C. Fazzini 2 2-2 6, J. 1-2 6, Gaizick 4 0-0 9, May 0
rebound basket with six sec- Fazzini 2 0-0 5, Culver 2 0-0 0-0 0, Melito 1 2-4 5,
onds remaining gave the 4, Judge 1 0-0 2, Pickett 0 1- Clausen 1 0-2 2, Ladonis 0
Crestwood boys basketball 2 1, Powell 0 0-0 0. Totals 16 0-0 0, Bridge 1 0-2 2,
team a 45-44 win over 7-10 45. McDaniel 2 0-1 4, Cashman
Wyoming Valley West last Valley West ........6 15 12 11- 44 0 0-0 0, Bower 3 0-0 7. Totals
week. Crestwood ..........9 13 15 8 - 45 18 3-11 43.
Jonathan Wojnar led the Three-pointers: Wojnar 4, CRESTWOOD (75)
Comets with 14 points J. Fazzini, Piavis. Jones 0 0-0 0, Culver 3 1-
including four three-pointers. Berwick-Crestwood 1 7, Wojnar 6 0-0 14, Pickett
Dave Piavis added 13. Austin Powell scored nine 3 0-0 7, Judge 3 0-1 6,
Eugene Lewis led Valley of his game-high 17 points in Powell 7 1-2 17, J. Fazzini 5
West with 22 points while the first quarter as 3-3 14, C. Fazzini 1 2-2 4,
Jonathan Gimble scored a Crestwood jumped out to an Piavis 0 4-8 4, Skiro 0 0-0 0,
season-high 11. early lead and eased from Gallagher 0 0-0 0, Henry 1 0-
WYOMING VY WEST (44) there to beat visiting Berwick 0 2, Reyes 0 0-0 0, Prohaska
Lewis 7 8-9 22, Gimble 5 75-43. 0 0-0 0. Totals 29 11-17 75.
1-2 11, McCann 3 1-2 7, Jonathan Wojnar and John Berwick ..............6 7 13 17 - 43
Hoinski 2 0-0 4, McClary 0 0- Fazzini each scored 14 Crestwood ........21 14 20 20 - 75
0 0, Good 0 0-0 0, Williams 0 points to back Powellʼs big Three-pointers: Miller,
COLLEGE-BOUND COMETS - Several Crestwood field hockey standouts recently 0-0 0. Totals 17 10-13 44. game. Gaizick, Melito, Bower.
signed letters of intent to continue their academic and athletic careers at the collegiate CRESTWOOD (45) BERWICK (43) Wojnar 2, Powell 2, Pickett,
level. Pictured are Crestwood seniors and the schools they will be attending, first row, Wojnar 5 0-0 14, Piavis 4 Dougherty 4 0-0 8, Miller 2 J. Fazzini.
from left: Hannah Davies (West Chester University), Lindsay Metzger (Lehigh
University), Jenna Chrismer (Penn State University), and Emily Leo (Fairfield
University). Second row: Samantha Surdy (Kent State University), Audrey Bruell Comet wrestlers decisioned
(Vermont College), Lindsay Brown (Slippery Rock University), and Brittany Blass
(Lafayette College).
by Wallenpaupack at districts
Crestwood, Hazleton Area to The Crestwood
School wrestlers dropped
High and Keith Tsuhako pinned
Aaron Baratta (135) in 2:55
Johanson 2:28; 189 - Mike
Mirra (C) maj. dec. Ingulli,
their opening-round match to to put the match out of 16-5; 215 - Gaetano Bruno
play for WVC D-I girls title Wallenpaupack 37-27 Friday
evening at the District 2
Crestwood finished strong
(W) dec. Nico DiSabatino, 5-
3; 285 - Frank Bruno (W) pin
The Crestwood Lady erased a 13-11 deficit to take Crestwood-Valley West Class 3A Team Wrestling with a decision from Matt Will Womer, 1:36; 103 - Nick
Comets got a big 49-48 over- a 25-21 halftime lead and Crestwood bombed in Championships held at Ritz at 140 and a 32-second Demchuk (W) pin John Diel,
time win at Wyoming Valley hold on for the cross over seven three-pointers, but Pittson 0:28; 112
West last Thursday, but win. needed a 5-4 edge in over- Area High - Robert
dropped a tough 55-51 ver- Chelsea Cornelius led the time to win 49-48 at Wyom- School. Gray (C)

dict to Holy Redeemer Mon- Lady Comets (13-7 overall, ing Valley West. The Co- d e c .
day, ending their chances of 2-3 second half) with 19 Chelsea Cornelius and m e t s J o s h
winning the Wyoming Valley points. Sara Andrews just Kayla Gegaris each scored jumped Rake, 6-
Conference Division I sec- missed doubles with nine. 14 points for the Lady out to a 5; 119 -
ond-half title. HOLY REDEEMER (55) Comets, and Sara Andrews quick 15- C h r i s
Crestwood will now face Wempa 0 0-0 0, Wignot 2 and Amy Jesikiewicz had 3 lead, as Duff (W)
second-half winner Hazleton 0-0 4, Dougherty 0 0-0 0, nine apiece in the balanced Matt Hammerstone opened pin from 145-pounder Kyle maj. dec. John Jasionowicz,
Area for the overall Division I Murray 0 0-0 0, Capaci 7 2-4 attack. with a 19-4 technical fall over Hankinson to set the final 10-0; 125 - Grant Schafer
championship. The game will 16, Coriseta 0 0-0 0, Tara Zdancewicz scored James Coffman for five team score. (W) dec. Mike Legg, 6-3; 130
be played next week at a site Maximowicz 5 3-8 13, 21 for Valley West. points. Pittston Area and Del- - Nick Schan (W) pin Jake
and time to be announced. Francisco 6 2-4 16, Platko 0 CRESTWOOD (49) After Wallenpaupackʼs aware Valley were to meet in Geroski, 3:26; 135 - Keith
Hazleton Area and Crest- 0-0 0, Myers 3 0-0 6. Totals Cornelius 5 2-2 14, Garrett Zeller decisioned the finals. Tsuhako (W) pin Aaron
wood split their season 23 7-16 55. Gegaris 5 2-2 14, Andrews 4 Adam Fredmund (5-4), the Wallenpaupack 37, Baratta, 2:55; 140 - Matt Ritz
series, with each team win- CRESTWOOD (51) 1-2 9, Jesikiewicz 3 0-0 9, Comets got a pin from Roger Crestwood 27 (C) dec. Inuglli, 5-1; 145 -
ning on the other teamʼs Cornelius 7 5-6 19, Ritz 0 2-4 2, Mazzoni 0 1-2 Legg over Ryan Johanson 152 - Matt Hammerstone Kyle Hankinson (C) pin
home court. Andrews 4 1-3 9, Mazzoni 0 1, Hislop 0 0-2 0. Totals: 17 (2:28) at 171 pounds for (C) tech. fall Coffman, 19-4; Caplette, 0:32.
Holy Redeemer- 1-2 1, Rtkowski 0 0-0 0, 8-14 49. an 11-3 lead. Mike Mirra fol- 160 - Garret Zeller (W) dec.
Crestwood Gegaris 1 1-2 3, Ritz 2 0-2 5, VALLEY WEST (48) lowed with a 16-5 major Adam Fredmud, 5-4; 171 - Journal deadline is always
Allison Capaci, Olivia Cronauer 0 0-0 0, Wojnar 2 Zdancewicz 8 5-6 21, decision at 189 pounds to Roger Legg (C) pin 5 p.m. Monday.
Francisco, and Nicole Maxi- 0-0 6, Jesikiewicz 1 0-0 3, Swaboski 2 5-7 9, make it 15-3, Crestwood.
mowicz combined for 45
points as the visiting Lady
Royals knocked first-half
Hislop 1 0-0 2, Ciavarella 0
0-0 0, Lutz 1 0-0 3. Totals 19
8-15 51.
Smicherko 1 5-11 7, Reilly 2
1-1 5, Yozwiak 1 0-0 2,
Maslowski 0 2-2 2, Keefer 1
But the Buckhorns came to
life starting at 215, using a
decision and two pins that
Flapjack ticket
champion Crestwood out of Holy Redeemer..11 14 20 10 - 55 moved them into an 18-15
the second-half title chase.
Francisco scored eight of
Crestwood ........13 8 19 11 - 51
Three-pointers: Francisco
0-0 2. Totals: 15 18-27 48.
Crestwood ........10 8 18 8 5 - 49
Valley West ..........4 15 7 18 4 - 48
lead. The decision came
from Gaetano Bruno over
returns now due
her points in the second 2, Ritz, Wojnar 2, Jesikie- Three-pointers: Jesikie- Nico DiSabatino (5-3) at 215, Parents and guardians of If you have not gotten tick-
quarter as Holy Redeemer wicz, Lutz. wicz 3, Cornelius 2, Gegaris and pins followed at 285 by Weatherly Area High School ets and would like some to
2. Frank Bruno (1:36) over Will Band or Chorus members sell, please call Stump at
Womer and Nick Demchuk participating in the perform- 579-8801. Unsold tickets
Lady Wreckers keep playoff (103) over John Diel (:28) to
turn the momentum.
ance trip to Ohio this sum-
mer are reminded that tick-
must also be returned so that
others have the opportunity
Robert Grayʼs 6-5 decision ets are now available for the to sell them.
hopes alive with three wins at 112 tied the match at 18
apiece, but Wallenpaupack
Applebeeʼs Flapjack Fund-
raiser on Saturday, March 5.
The Weatherly Area girls 7-15 39. WEATHERLY AREA (47) captured the next four bouts If you have sold tickets,
basketball team reeled off WEATHERLY AREA (45) J. Dougherty 1 0-0 2, E. to seal the deal. returns may be made at any
three straight wins to keep J. Dougherty 3 1-1 8, E. Dougherty 1 0-0 2, Hinkle 4 At 119 pounds, Chris Duff
picked up a four-point (10-0)
time to Band and Choral
Director Shannon Shughart,
Chorus at
their slim District 11 Class A Dougherty 2 1-3 5, Hinkle 4 0-1 8, Adamczyk 0 2-2 2,
playoff hopes alive.
The Lady Wreckers beat
1-2 9, Adamczyk 1 0-0 3,
Panzarella 3 6-9 13, Galada
Panzarella 6 0-0 16, Heister
4 1-2 9, Galada 3 2-3 8,
major decision over John
Jasionowicz, Grant Schafer
Band Parents president Lisa
Moyer, vice-president Kim
Schuylkill League Division III 3 0-0 7, Heister 0 0-0 0, Bizarre 0 0-0 0, Hansen 0 0- decision Mike Legg (6-3) at Miller, treasurer Brian Weatherly Area High
foe 45-39 last week, and fol- Boyarski 0 0-0 0. Totals 16 9- 0 0, Boyarski 0 0-0 0. Totals 125, Nick Schan pinned Busher or secretary Donnell School will host the Carbon
lowed it up with back-to-back 15 45. 19 5-8 47. Jake Geroski (2:38) at 130, Stump. County Chorus Festival on
non-league victories over Mahanoy Area ..11 12 10 6 - 39 CMVT ..................5 7 13 9 - 34 Thursday, February 17, at 7
Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech
(47-34, 37-26) to improve to
8-11 on the season.
Weatherly Area ..15 13 9
Three-pointers: Davidson
3, Styka. J. Dougherty,
8 - 45 Weatherly Area ..16 11 5 15 - 47
Panzarella 4.
Hook. Wrecker frosh p.m. in the Middle School
gymnasium. Nominal admis-
sion will be charged. The
As of Tuesday, Weatherly
needed to beat Moravian
Academy, Shenandoah Val-

CMVT-Weatherly Area
Weatherly Area-CMVT
Playing for the second
time in three days, Weath-
fall to Tamaqua public is welcome.

ley and Nativity over the final Weatherly Area grabbed erly Area visited Columbia- Mike Weinert hit for 11 points and teammate Adam Bates E A M D S D E E L L L E W

three games to qualify for the a 16-5 first-quarter lead and Montour Vo-Tech and came added 10 to lead Tamaquaʼs freshman boys basketball team E R U L E T I U S E V A P

postseason. cruised from there to beat away with a 37-26 victory on to a 58-38 win over Weatherly last week. H T G H

Mahanoy Area- Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech Monday. Luke Reiner and Nick Miller each scored 14 points to lead S E D E A D A T Y R E E L

Weatherly Area 47-34 in a non-league make- Erin Dougherty scored 12 the Weatherly freshmen. E

Weatherly inched out to a up game Saturday at CMVT. points and Alicia Panzarella A C O R A S U S I O N D A
28-23 halftime lead and held Alicia Panzarella poured in had eight for the Lady


on down the stretch to beat 16 points, including four Wreckers. E W


the Golden Bears 45-39. three-pointers, to lead Weatherly Area rolled to a A M L A L I R E P T A H T

Alicia Panzarella showed Weatherly Area. Sara 41-15 junior varsity win Final signups for White Haven baseball
Four-H Club

the way with 13 points, Brit- Heister scored nine points, behind Alexis Boyarski and
Signups for the White Haven Little League, Minor © 2009 Hometown Content

tany Hinkle scored nine and and Brittany Hinkle and Heather Cichowic with 10 7 2 6 5 4 3 8 1 9
League, T-Ball and Junior Babe Ruth teams are this
Jamie Dougherty followed Tracy Galada each added and six points, respectively. 4 1 5 9 8 6 3 2 7
Saturday, Feb. 12, 11 a.m. to noon; Tuesday, Feb. 15, 7-8 5 6 4
with eight for the Lady eight points to the win. WEATHERLY AREA (37) 3 9 8 2 1 7
p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 19, 11 a.m. to noon; Tuesday, Feb.
Wreckers. Charlene Hook paced J. Dougherty 1 0-8 2, Bi- 6 3 2 7 5 8 9 4 1
22, 7-8 p.m.; and Saturday, Feb. 26, 11 a.m. to noon. 9 5 7 1 3 4 2 8 6
Mandee Stykaʼs 13 points Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech zarre 0 0-0 0, E. Dougherty 3
Signups will be at the St. Patrickʼs Churck Parish Center. 8 4 1 6 2 9 7 5 3
led Mahanoy Areaʼs attack, with nine points. 6-8 12, Hinkle 1 4-4 6,
Boys and girls ages 4-15 by April 30, 2011 are eligible. The 1 8 3 4 7 5 6 9 2
which also featured Emily Weatherly captured the Adamczyk 0 2-2 2, Pan-
signup fees for Little League, Minor League and T-Ball are 2 7 9 8 6 1 4 3 5
Davidson draining three junior varsity game, 30-20, zarella 3 0-0 8, Heister 0 3-4
$35 for the first child in a family, $30 for the second, and 5 6 4 3 9 2 1 7 8
three-pointers to finish with behind Erin Doughertyʼs 13 3, Boyarski 0 0-0 0, Galada 2
$25 for every child thereafter (provided they are from the
11 points. points. 0-2 4. Totals 10 15-28 37. Sudoku Solution #2082-M
same immediate family). Babe Ruth registration fee is $45.
Weatherly also won the JV COLUMBIA-MONT. VT CMVT (26) © 2009 Hometown Content

There is also a concession fee and fundraising fee 1 9 7 6 8 5 3 4 2

contest, 43-18, as Sara (34) Schickly 1 1-2 3, William-
assessed, fees you will get back when you participate in 8 3 6 4 9 2 7 5 1
Heister scored 13 points and Shickley 2 0-0 4, Hook 3 2- askie 1 0-0 2, Hook 1 1-3 3,
both. 2 4 5 1 3 7 6 8 9
Erin Dougherty added 10. 7 9, Longenberger 2 0-0 4, Longenberger 0 0-0 0, Mus-
No child will be turned away for inability to play. If you 7 5 9 8 4 1 2 3 6
MAHANOY AREA (39) Mussleman 1 5-5 7, selman 6 4-8 16, Trivelpiece
are in need of assistance, a payment plan can be worked 4 6 1 5 2 3 8 9 7
Heintzelman 1 0-0 2, Kane Trivelpiece 2 1-3 5, Crawford 1 0-0 2, Crawford 0 0-0 0.
out. Anyone with questions on this matter can contact 3 8 2 7 6 9 5 1 4
3 1-2 7, Davidson 4 0-0 11, 2 1-2 5, Williamaskie 0 0-0 0, Totals 10 6-15 26.
Weatherly Area ..10 6 7 14 - 37
Frank at 947-4745 or Kelly at 443-0776. 9 1 8 3 7 6 4 2 5
Styka 4 4-8 13, Finneran 1 2- Craigle 0 0-0 0. Totals 12 9-
CMVT ..................4 3 7 12 - 26 Anyone who registers after the above dates may be 6 2 4 9 5 8 1 7 3
5 4, Rosas 1 0-0 2. Totals 14 17 34.
3-FG: Panzarella 2. assessed a late fee. 5 7 3 2 1 4 9 6 8
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