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An unfinished building is seen in the Sanctuary community. First National Community Bank of Dunmore has been in litigation seeking payment of millions of dollars in loans for the Wright Township townhouse project.

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Failed area development in tax sale
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Civilians who had been hiding during a gun battle hold their hands in the air as a precautionary measure before being searched by armed police leading them to safety inside the Westgate Mall in the capital of Kenya.

Raid rescues‘most’hostages
At least 68 are killed in attack on mall in Kenya
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The Sanctuary is linked to former attorney, 2 past county judges in corruption scandal

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NAIROBI, Kenya — Helicopters circling overhead, Kenya’s military launched a major operation Sunday at an upscale Nairobi mall and said it had rescued “most” of the hostages being held captive by al-Qaida-linked militants during a two-day standoff that killed at least 68 people and injured 175. The military assault began shortly before sundown, with one helicopter skimming very

close to the roof of the shopping complex as a loud explosion rang out, far larger than any previous grenade blast or gunfire volley. Kenyan police said on Twitter that security forces had launched a “MAJOR” assault to end the bloody siege. “This will end tonight. Our forces will prevail. Kenyans are standing firm against aggression, and we will win,” Kenya’s National Disaster Operation Centre said on Twitter. The Kenya Defense Forces later said it had rescued “most” hostages and had taken

control of most of the mall, though it did not provide details. Many of the rescued hostages — mostly adults — were suffering from dehydration, Col. Cyrus Oguna, a military spokesman, told The Associated Press. He refused to say how many hostages were rescued or how many were still being held. He said some of the attackers had “most probably” been killed in the operation. See RAID | 8A

A failed Wright Township townhouse development linked to former attorney Robert Powell and two past judges involved in a public corruption scandal is again on Luzerne County’s back-tax auction listing. The 37-acre tract along Church Road is owned by W-Cat Inc., a company set up by Powell and former county prothonotary Jill Moran. Powell was released from a Florida halfway house in April after completing an 18-month prison sentence for failing to report a crime relating to his kickback payments to the two judges, Mark Ciavarella and Michael T. Conahan. Both ex-judges are both in Powell prison. First National Community Bank of Dunmore has been in See DEvELOPMENT | 8A

Wilkes U. receives grant to fight student alcohol abuse
PLCB money is aimed at preventing underage and dangerous drinking
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MARVEL AT THE RECOVERY: When last we left Special Agent Phil Coulson, he was being skewered with an Asgardian spear by an over-acting Norse demigod. Luckily for him, no death is ever permanent in Hollywood. Despite his demise in “The Avengers,” ABC is bringing him back to life on the small screen in “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” The show, about the

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WILKES-BARRE — Despite recent statistics that show alcohol-related incidents are down on campus, Wilkes University wants

to be more pro-active in preventing underage alcohol abuse. Wilkes recently received a $31,582 grant from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to help prevent underage and dangerous alcohol use. Wilkes received one of 20 college and university grants to develop strategies to reduce underage and dangerous alcohol use, including enforcement efforts. Recent surveys have indicated that Wilkes

ranks below the national average in alcohol consumption among first-year students. Allen said targeting freshmen appears to be effective. The grant application noted: • From 2008 to 2011 the percentage of moderate and high risk drinkers among first-year students dropped from 40 percent to 29 percent. The national average among firstyear students is 44 percent, Allen said. • The number of alcohol-related student conduct offenses decreased from 107 in

2009 to 65 in 2011. • Freshman-to-sophomore retention rates improved from 77.9 percent in 2007 to more than 82 percent in 2011. • An annual Residence Hall Survey indicates that 93.7 percent (2010) and 96.2 percent (2011) agreed, or strongly agreed, that policies were clearly explained and fairly enforced. See GRANT | 8A
AMERICA’S GOATS JUMP ON DUNKIN’: Legend has it, an Ethiopian goat herder named Kaldi discovered coffee when he noticed his goats jumping around after they ate some of it. Is it true? Probably not, but one thing is certain: The world sure loves its coffee. So, to show this devotion, several countries are observing National Coffee Day on Sunday. In Malaysia, they’ll be enjoying “kopi.” In Sweden, folks will be drinking “kaffe.” And in Canada, it’s “A Cup o’ Joe, eh?” Some places even give out free coffee to note the day, so you might get yourself a freebie.

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secret government agency that hangs out with superheroes and has an abundance of punctuation, debuts at 8 p.m. Tuesday. LOCAL LIQUOR LEGEND? If the settlers on the American frontier of the early 1800s didn’t like to take a nip or two from the ol’ brown jug, you might never have heard of John Chapman. Who? You’ve never heard of him anyway? Oh, yes you have. You just don’t know it yet. John, as his parents called him, began travelling around parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois planting apple tree nurseries – a craft he learned by spending time in Wilkes-Barre in the 1790s. The frontiersmen didn’t cherish these apples for their taste. No, they were way too sour. They used them to make hard cider and applejack. And so, “Johnny Appleseed,” spreader of fine booze ingredients, became an American

legend. Amaze your friends with these facts on Thursday, which is Johnny Appleseed Day. FOOD OR FORMULA ONE? Movie fans with kids are in for a dilemma this week. The little ones will be imploring you, “Pwease take us to see ‘Cwoudy With A Chance of Meatbawws 2’,” the sequel to the witty animated 2009 hit, which comes complete with animal-food hybrid thingies like Tacodiles and Shrimpanzees. The serious movie fan will want a front row seat for “Rush,” the dramatic story of a real-life rivalry between Formula One racers in the 1970s. Hmmm … Talking cucumbers, or “Thor” in a race car?” … The choice is yours, my friend. Both flicks open Friday so you have until then to decide. HOCKEY NIGHT IN NEPA: It’s time to start forechecking, fighting and freezing the puck

again. Or, if you prefer another alliterative letter: breaking away, boarding and body checking. Yes, hockey season is approaching and that means the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will be opening their exhibition schedule this Friday with a game against the Rochester Americans. (Wait. I thought we were ALL Americans.) The game starts at 7:05 p.m. at the Mohegan Sun Arena.

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WALTER FuDJAK JR.
Sept. 21, 2013
Walter Fudjak Jr., 85, of Glen Lyon, fell asleep and went to the Lord on Saturday at the Guardian Elder Care, Sheatown, where he had been a patient for the past six weeks. Walter was born in Glen Lyon on Nov. 13, 1927, the son of the late Walter and Pearl (Wengryn) Fudjak Sr. He was a lifetime resident of Glen Lyon, where he graduated from the Newport High School, Class of 1945. He was a lifetime member of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, Glen Lyon, where he also served as a former trustee. Walter was employed at Tobyhanna Army Depot from 1954 until his retirement in 1983. Later, he was employed as a courier for the Hanover Bank, Glen Lyon. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Army from 1946 to 1947, and was a recipient of the World War II Victory Ribbon. He was also recognized by the American Red Cross for donating 14 gallons of blood while employed at Tobyhanna. He was a member and former treasurer of the Italian American Sporting Club, Glen Lyon, a member of the American Legion Post 350, Nanticoke. He served one term as a Newport Township commissioner from 1986-1990. He also served as an auditor for Newport Township from 19922003. Walter was an avid Notre Dame and New York Yankees fan. He enjoyed going on bus trips to Notre Dame and New York to see the games. Preceding him in death was his sister, Rosemary (Fudjak) Chest. Surviving are his wife of 58

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Getting face time with the family doctor could soon become even harder. A shortage of primary care physicians in some parts of the country is expected to worsen as millions of newly insured Americans gain coverage under the federal health care law next year. Doctors could face a backlog, and patients could find it difficult to get quick appointments. Attempts to address the provider gap have taken on increased urgency ahead of the law’s full implementation Jan. 1, but many of the potential solutions face a backlash from influential groups or will take years to bear fruit. Lobbying groups representing doctors have questioned the safety of some of the proposed changes, argued they would encourage less collaboration among health professionals and suggested they could create a two-tiered health system offering unequal treatment. Bills seeking to expand the scope of practice of dentists, dental therapists, optometrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners and others have been killed or watered down in numerous states. Other states have proposed expanding student loan reimbursements, but money for doing so is tight. As fixes remain elusive, the shortfall of primary care physicians is expected to grow. Nearly one in five Americans already lives in a region designated as having a shortage of primary care physicians, and the number of doctors entering the field isn’t expected keep pace with demand. About a quarter million primary care doctors work in

Editor’s note: This is one in an occasional series by The Associated Press about the impact of the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges. Open enrollment for these exchanges, or marketplaces, begins Oct. 1.
America now, and the Association of American Medical Colleges projects the shortage will reach almost 30,000 in two years and will grow to about 66,000 in little more than a decade. In some cases, nurses and physician assistants help fill in the gap. The national shortfall can be attributed to a number of factors: The population has both aged and become more chronically ill, while doctors and clinicians have migrated to specialty fields such as dermatology or cardiology for higher pay and better hours. The shortage is especially acute in impoverished inner cities and rural areas, where it already takes many months, years in some cases, to hire doctors, health professionals say. “I’m thinking about putting our human resources manager on the street in one of those costumes with a ‘We will hire you’ sign,” said Doni Miller, chief executive of the Neighborhood Health Association in Toledo, Ohio. One of her clinics has had a physician opening for two years. In southern Illinois, the 5,500 residents of Gallatin County have no hospital, dentist or full-time doctor. Some pay $50 a year for an air ambulance service that can fly them to a hospital in emergencies. Women deliver babies at hospitals an hour away. The lack of primary care is both a fact of life and a detriment to health, said retired teacher and community volunteer Kappy Scates of Shawneetown, whose doctor is 20 miles away in a neighboring county. “People without insurance or a medical card put off going to the doctor,” she said. “They try to take care of their kids first.” In some areas of rural Nevada, patients typically wait seven to 10 days to see a doctor. “Many, many people are not taking new patients,” said Kerry Ann Aguirre, director of business development at Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital, a 45-bed facility in Elko, a town of about 18,500 that is a four-hour drive from Reno, the nearest sizable city. Nevada is one of the states with the lowest rate per capita of active primary care physicians, along with Mississippi, Utah, Texas and Idaho, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. The problem will become more acute nationally when about 30 million uninsured people eventually gain coverage under the Affordable Care Act, which takes full effect next year. “There’s going to be lines for the newly insured, because many physicians and nurses who trained in primary care would rather practice in specialty roles,” says Dr. David Goodman of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. Roughly half of those who will gain coverage under the Affordable Care Act are expected to go into Medicaid, the federal-state program for the poor and disabled. States can opt to expand Medicaid, and at least 24 and the District of Columbia plan to.

years, the former Bernadine (Yablonski) Fudjak, at home; daughters, Deborah, Glen Lyon, and Ann Louise Cragle and her husband, Donald, Alden; one granddaughter, Sarah Cragle. Also surviving are nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be on Tuesday beginning with Panachida Services at 9:30 a.m. at the George A. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 211 W. Main St., Glen Lyon. Mass of Divine Liturgy is at 10 a.m. at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, East Main Street, Glen Lyon, with the Rev. John Seniw officiating. Interment will be St. Nicholas Cemetery, Glen Lyon. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today. Parastas services will be at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in his memory to St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, P.O. Box 62, Glen Lyon, PA 18617. The family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Richard Hiscox and to the staff at Guardian Elder Care for their kindness and compassion provided to Walter during his stay.

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No player matched all five numbers in Sunday’s “Cash 5” jackpot drawing. Today’s jackpot will be worth $500,000. Lottery officials reported 91 players matched four numbers, winning $197 each; 3,235 players matched three numbers, winning $9 each; and 35,376 players matched two numbers, winning $1 each. No player matched all five numbers in Saturday’s “Powerball” jackpot drawing. Wednesday’s jackpot will be worth $50 million. The numbers drawn were: 12-17-45-54-58 Powerball: 13 CASH 5

ELLEN BuJNOWSKI
Sept. 20, 2013
Ellen Bujnowski, 69, of Hanover Green, died Friday after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. Ellen was a 1962 graduate of Hanover Area High School and received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Speech Pathology from Bloomsburg University. Ellen’s faith and her determination to contribute to the lives of those around her guided her. She was a devoted member at the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church and impacted the lives of thousands of children in her nearly 40 years as a speech pathologist at Wyoming Valley Children’s Association. Ellen’s passions, hobbies and interests all involved selflessly giving to those around her — especially her family. She was a role model and source of strength for her children. Her compassion, resolve and joy for life, particularly after the death of her husband and during her battle with cancer, will forever inspire. Ellen was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John Bujnowski, and her parents, Stanley and Eleanor Czajkowski. She is survived by daughter, Stacia, of Acton, Mass.; son Bo and his wife, Liz, of Middletown, Del., and son David and his wife, Kim, of Fairfield, Conn. Ellen cherished her grandchildren, Grace, Emerson and Jack. She is also survived by her devoted sister, Jean, and her

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Benjamin, Joseph Bujnowski, Ellen Cohen, Ann Cook, Donna Constantino, Michaeline Crawford, Robert Sr. Ebert, David Fudjak, Walter Jr. Fuller, Richard Sr. Gushanas, Maureen Kaslavage, Loretta Murdoch, Ray Sr. Newell, Lilli Petyo, Michael Pieczynski, Virginia Pisano, Blanche Schwartz, Alan Swartz, Eleanor Young, Roy
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WILKES-BARRE — Police reported the following: • Paul Lazzaro of Madison Street was cited with public drunkenness Saturday after a fight in front of a house in the 200 block of North Washington Street. Police responded to a report of two men fighting around 4 p.m. and arrived to break it up. Sean Zingale told police he invited Lazzaro over and his guest got intoxicated and became aggressive. Zingale said Lazzaro refused to leave when asked to do so. Zingale said that when he tried to shove Lazzaro out of the house a fight ensured. Police spoke to Lazzaro and saw that he was under the influence of alcohol to a degree that he was a danger to himself and others. He was arrested, taken to police headquarters and held until sober. • Brian Luke of Stroudsburg was taken into custody after police used a Taser on him Friday night along South Wilkes-Barre Boulevard. Two girls reported around 7:25 p.m. that a white male who had been following them in the area of the McDonald’s was hiding in a tree along the boulevard. Police located the male, later identified as Luke, in the tree and saw that he had a hand inside the front of his pants. They ordered him to put his hand in the air and come out of the tree. He walked out but had his hands down by the front of his pants. He complied with a second order to put up his hands and police saw that his pants were open. He put his hands down and tried to pull a brown object from his pants, prompting police to use a Taser on him. He was taken into custody and transported to the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital for treatment of injuries suffered in an earlier incident on the Market Street Bridge. • Raechel Murray of Hillside Avenue, Edwardsville, said her Apple iPhone 5 was taken from her by one of the men who surrounded her in the parking lot of the Pantry Quik, 161 Carey Ave. around 4:30 p.m. Saturday. She said four black males, short in stature with thin builds and between the ages of 19 and 21 were walking south on the avenue. They entered the parking lot and one of the started talking to her. The others surrounded her and one of them grabbed her phone from her hand. They ran north on the avenue with Murray chasing them. She said they went into an apartment building on Susquehanna Avenue. • Gunmen took a purse and cellphone during a robbery Saturday at a residence on Carbon Lane. The suspects were described as three black males between the ages of 18 and 25 with thin builds and between 5 feet, 9 inches and 5 feet. 11 inches tall. They wore blue jeans and blue, black and gray hooded tops. The victim said three men knocked on the front door and asked for “Jimmy” around 7:45 p.m. Two of them pulled out handguns and rushed into the residence before taking the items. The suspect wearing a gray hooded top had a black handgun. The suspect wearing the black hooded top had a silver revolver. The suspect wearing the blue hooded top did not show a weapon. Police questioned a person of interest after the reported robbery but he was released pending further information. • A homeless man was cited early Sunday morning with public drunkenness after police on patrol saw him harassing Wilkes University students on South Main Street. Melvin Minkler, 49, was taken into custody around 2 a.m. and transported to police headquarters. He was unable to contact a sober adult for his release and was held until sober.

VIRGINIA I. PIECzYNSKI
Sept. 20, 2013
Virginia I. Pieczynski, 88, Doylestown, formerly of Dallas, passed away Friday at Holy Redeemer, St. Joseph’s Manor, Meadowbrook, Pa. She was the daughter of the late William and Anna Phillips Wasser. She attended Dallas High School. Virginia was a homemaker. She was a member of Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, and the church’s Altar and Rosary Society. For a short time, she had worked at College Misericordia in the housekeeping department and was a member of RSVP with the senior center in Kingston. Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Pieczynski, in 1995 and a brother, William Wasser. Surviving are a son, Benjamin, and his wife, Mary Jo, Doylestown; daughters, Rita and her husband, Thomas Walpole, Bensalem, Pa.; Ann and her husband, Joseph Hometchko, Largo, Fla.; Mary Lou and her husband, Richard Stefanovich, Kingston; sister, Lorraine Hawk, Dallas; grandchildren, Jennifer Brown, Ben Pieczynski, Michelle Pieczynski, Erin Walpole, Ryan Wolpole, Michael Wolpole, Kyle Walpole, Victoria Tomberlin,

Michael Hometchko, Jaime Karpovich; great-grandchildren, Marielle Brown, Londynn Tomberlin, Brooklyn Tomberlin, Braydon Noble. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, with funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, with the Rev. Daniel Toomey officiating. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Donations in Virginia’s name may be made to The American Diabetes Association, c/o 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 or to St. Joseph’s Manor, c/o 1616 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook, PA 19046.

husband, Stanley Semcheski, of Hanover Township; niece, Rachael Hammond; greatnephew, Colin Hammond; nephew, Matthew Semcheski, of Norfolk, Va.; aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who lovingly supported her throughout her fight … and by the children she touched at the Wyoming Valley Children’s Association. A visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Charles V. Sherbin Funeral Home, 630 Main Road, Hanover Township, and a Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, 420 Main Road, Hanover Township. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Ellen’s name be made to either the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania at 215-898-0578 (or http:// www.penncancer.org/patients/ giving/) or the Wyoming Valley Children’s Association at 570714-1246 (or http://wvcakids. org/giving/).

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ROBERT A. CRAWFORD SR.
Sept. 21, 2013
Robert A. Crawford Sr., 87, of Dallas, passed away Saturday at his home. Born in Philadelphia on Jan. 17, 1926, he was a son of the late Thomas and Annie Duncan Crawford. Robert was a graduate of Northeast High School, Philadelphia. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, serving in China. After the war, Robert attended Drexel University in Philadelphia. Robert started out as a toolmaker and would finish his career as a sales engineer for Lemuel R. Lance Inc., Philadelphia, where he worked from 1968 until his retirement in 2001. He had been a resident of the Back Mountain area since 1963. Surviving are his wife of 64 years, the former Irene Stevenson, Dallas; children, Susan Crawford, Washington, D.C.; Thomas Crawford, Woodbury, N.J.; Margaret Crawford duBell, Doylestown; Lisa Quetsch, Mantua, N.J.; and Robert A. Crawford Jr., Valencia, Calif.; grandchildren, Stirling

MICHAEL PETYO
Sept. 22, 2013
Michael Petyo, 85, of Mountain Top, passed away on Sunday morning at the WilkesBarre General Hospital. He was born in Wilkes-Barre Township on Oct. 31, 1927, a son of the late George and Helen Danko Petyo. Michael attended Wilkes-Barre Township High School and served with the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. Prior to his retirement in 1990, he had been employed for many years as postmaster with the U.S. Postal Service in Nuangola. Mike was a member of St. Leo’s/Holy Rosary Church in Ashley, and he was a member of the Lithuanian Social Club in Wilkes-Barre Township. He was preceded in death by his brothers, John and George Petyo, and by his sisters Mary Grula and Helen Domanski. Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Mary D. Kumor Petyo; children, Denise Jacono and her husband, Frank, Milford, Del.; Michael Petyo and his wife, Claudette, Allentown; Edmund Petyo and his wife, Corinne, Wilkes-Barre; seven grandchildren; two greatgrandchildren; sister Ann

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Dubell, Robert A. Crawford III and Phoebe Dubell; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be at a future date to be announced. The Crawford family wishes to thank the Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Mercy Center and the loyal caregivers for the care, kindness and support provided throughout Robert’s illness. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown.

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McManamon and her husband, Thomas, Levittown; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 9:30 a.m. in St. Leo’s/Holy Rosary Church, 33 Manhattan St., Ashley. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent by visiting Michael’s obituary at www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com.

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Recent confusion over Luzerne County contractors serving on outside boards and authorities has prompted a bylaw amendment that’s up for approval at Tuesday’s council meeting. The county’s home rule charter says employees of businesses that have contracts with the county are prohibited from serving on the county’s outside boards and authorities. However, county Chief Solicitor C. David Pedri and Councilwoman Linda McClosky Houck said the charter wording does not expressly ban individual independent county contractors from serving, even though that appears to be the intent. Drew Mamary, who had been appointed to the authority overseeing the Mohegan Sun Arena, was disqualified before Pedri became chief solicitor because Mamary works as a contracted deputy coroner for the county. Two other council appointees — Elaine Cook and Frank Jennifer Bognet — gave Learnup county Andes compensation as independent County Notebook arbitrators to keep their seats on the Luzerne County Community College Board of Trustees. The proposed bylaw amendment says no county authority or board member shall serve as a county independent contractor “in any capacity.” • At least seven people applied for a newly created deputy election director position by Friday’s deadline. The position, which pays $35,000, was added as part of recent restructuring that resulted in three union furloughs. • County Operational Services Division Head Christopher Belleman had planned to start his new position as county Flood Protection Authority executive director today but said he agreed to remain in the division head post through Oct. 15 to assist with 2014 county budget preparations. • Tuesday’s council meeting starts at 6 p.m. in the

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Juvenile firesetters workshop is set

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council meeting room at the courthouse in Wilkes-Barre. Council is scheduled to vote on a two-year contract extension with BI Inc. to handle the county’s day reporting center. Participating offenders must report to the Wilkes-Barre center for drug testing and mandatory treatment plans, reducing the prison inmate count by an average 100 per day, officials say. • The county is expected to receive about $1 million in unanticipated revenue in the near future due to a past loan that was paid off early. A prior county administration obtained a cash advance on unpaid back taxes, a process known as “monetization.” The loan required to provide this cash advance was paid off,

Children’s Service Center, in conjunction with Luzerne County Community College, will host a juvenile firesetters workshop for social workers, marriage and family therapists, and professional counselors 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at the school at 1333 Prospect St., Nanticoke. There is no charge to attend, and three CEU credits will be awarded. The workshop will focus on the criminal, psychological and treatment perspective. Attendance is limited to the the first 100 registrants. To RSVP, please contact Valerie May at 570-825-6425, ext. 399 or vmay@ecsc.org.

which means roughly $1 million in back tax revenue that won’t be needed for the loan can be turned over to the county. Councilman Rick Morelli asked Lawton about the “windfall” during last week’s budget work session. Lawton said any receipts from the past monetization will be put in a contingency reserve. • Lawton told Morelli he has not reached a decision on whether he will ask council to complete a monetization this year. The option was included in the 2013 budget adopted by council to address a $4.3 million void, but Lawton said he would try to find cuts and new revenue to avoid or reduce the amount of a cash advance because of the fees involved.

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The Wyoming Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold its 20th Annual Holiday Craft Show on Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, at the 109th Armory in Wilkes-Barre. More than 100 vendors will have a wide variety of unique handcrafted items including jewelry, fine art, holiday and country crafts, glassware, handmade soaps and lotions, clothing and pet accessories. This year the event will also feature wine tastings from Pennsylvania wineries including O’Donnell Winery, Ferrone Family Winery, Capra Collina Winery and Maiolatesi Winery. Door prizes, concessions and free parking will be available. Catering will be provided by Maer’s BBQ. Applications for new craft vendors are available online at www.redcross. org/pa/wilkes-barre or by calling 570823-7161 ext. 336. General admission is $5 per person. Children 18 and under are free. Sunday special admission pricing is $3 per person after 2 p.m. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit the programs and services of the Wyoming Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Red Cross Holiday Craft Show on way

Think Pink Foundation members meet with breast cancer patient Leona Elko of Nanticoke, center right, and her friend Lisa Atkinson, center left, during a gathering at the Wright Township Recreation Park on Thursday evening. From left are Think Pink members Danielle Petros and Keelin Geisler, Atkinson and Elko, and members Kim Davis and Danielle Cavanaugh.
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Fund director named at Keystone

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Heather A. Schield was recently named annual fund director at Keystone College. Prior to joining Keystone, she served as executive director of the Muscular Dystrophy Association in Scranton. She graduated from Bloomsburg University with a Schield bachelor of arts degree in mass communications. She resides in Taylor with her husband, Reade. They are the parents of a 3-year old son, Ryder.

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State Rep. Karen Boback, R-Harveys Lake, announced a partnership with the Pennsylvania American Legion to make services available to local veterans on a monthly basis. The first in the series of outreach meetings will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 2 at Boback’s district office, 608 Hunter Highway, Suite 110, Eaton Township, Wyoming County. Area veterans may seek assistance and information pertaining to specific benefits and programs at that time. Additional meetings will be on the first Wednesday of every month. “I’m very proud to be able to offer even more services to our local veterans,” Boback said. “We owe these men and women a great debt of gratitude for their service to our nation.” Kerry Schemilfenig, a service officer with the American Legion, will be there to address individual concerns of veterans. Anyone interested in meeting with him should make an appointment in advance by contacting Boback’s district office at 570-836-4777.

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Leona Elko would tell you, to beat cancer, you’ve gotta fix your eyes on the sunny side. The 42-year-old mail carrier from Nanticoke was diagnosed with breast cancer in March and, since then, has plowed through waves of struggles to where she is now, going for radiation treatments daily at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. “My life did a complete 180 … everything’s a challenge,” Elko said. “I keep my spirits up and try to get through it.” The mother of two expects she’ll be able to return to work in about a year. She is grateful for health insurance through the U.S. Postal Service, but she said the cancer touches every part of her life; not just her body. It wreaks havoc on her emotions and her wallet.

Lisa Atkinson, a close friend who managed a fundraising event for Elko, connected her with Danielle Cavanaugh and the Think Pink Foundation. Cavanaugh, a cancer survivor, started the foundation with three friends to help women with cancer pay medical bills, buy groceries and gasoline, and cover daily expenses. Elko, the foundation’s first candidate, received money for due bills and to reimburse past bills. “Whatever I had paid, they refunded that. They said, ‘No, that’s yours. Pay your rent or whatever you need to pay.’ I was so grateful,” Elko said. The Think Pink group used to be a running team that worked toward the Relay for Life each year in Mountain Top, raising money for cancer patients around the country. “We ended up being the top fundraising team. I think our final year

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Learn more about Think Pink Foundation www.thinkpinkmountaintop.org or email at thinkpinkfoundation@yahoo.com of the relay we definitely raised over $20,000,” Cavanaugh said. But they wanted to see the money yield immediate results for women in Luzerne County. They realized they had raised a sizable pot of cash in only a few years but never saw it help someone directly. “When we did the math, we found we had raised more than $70,000 in four years,” Davis said. “That’s a lot that we cannot account for.” So they hung up their running shoes and gained non-profit status at the beginning of the year. Elko’s response confirmed the women are on the right track, Cavanaugh said. After receiving a check in the mail, Elko called in tears, thanking them for the money. “It made us feel like, oh my God, all of this is worth it just for that one phone call,” Cavanaugh said. The foundation uses Cavanaugh’s experiences with the illness to determine base needs for cancer patients. It wants to help women wherever there’s need, even paying for extra help around the house, she said. “Cleaning, gas cards, grocery bills. That’s what we wanted. … We want people to realize we’re not just raising money. We want to be able to get (the money) out now,” Cavanaugh said.

Where the dummies talk … and bleed, and breathe, and …
MARK GUYDISH
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PLAINS TWP. — Here the dummies talk, though their lips don’t move. They can bleed, ooze, rasp and go into cardiac arrest. You can insert an intravenous line, apply oxygen and measure the pulse. And if you mess up, they won’t complain, they’ll let you try again. In fact, that’s what they’re for. Some seven years in the making, the Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technology Center unveiled its new nursing wing for adult students taking the year-long course that can make them licensed practical nurses. Well, more like seven years in the dreaming and one year in the actual construction. The new wing cost about $900,000 and part of that came from a bond the Center’s Joint Operating Committee floated, but School of Practical Nursing and Health Careers Director

Mary Beth Pacuska stressed — several times during a recent tour — that programgenerated money was saved up for years to cover the costs. “No tax dollars were spent on this,” she said. Along with more classroom space with state-of-the-art computers and interactive smart boards, the wing now has a student lounge — “they are adults and they had no place to wait between classes,” Pacuska said — and high-tech mannequins that can provide a pulse, breathing and fake bodily fluids such as blood and urine. There’s even one simulation room where students can be observed through a one-way mirror and video-recorded for closer review later. The staff can also talk through speakers in the mannequins, though Pacuska admitted the effect can be a little “eerie” because the lips don’t move. And the staff can change the vital signs of the

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Nursing student Diana Johnson practices putting in a feeding tube as her class watches in one of the nine bed simulation labs at the new practical nursing wing of the Wilkes-Barre Area CTC Practical Nursing Center.

“patient” in reaction to a student’s treatment (or simply to throw a wrench into the assessments). “We can make them ‘die,’ ” Pacuska said, “which means the student has to perform CPR.” While there are simplified

stations on one side of the new lab with basic beds and no real hospital equipment (for beginner students), the other side has cubicles that closely mimic a real hospital room, with oxygen and suction equipment on the walls. IV machines and electronic medicine carts simi-

lar to those used at local hospitals can be rolled in as needed. Diana Johnson worked a nasal feed tube into one mannequin, then reached to get some equipment. Teacher Cristen Walker admonished, “Be careful. You shouldn’t let go yet, it could slip out.” Walker demonstrated it would help to have a second person nearby to hold the tube until it was secured. In the next station, where teacher Rita Carey-Nita was helping students work with different oxygen masks, Danielle McGlynn, who was in the program last year before the new wing was complete, said the improvements are a big help. “We didn’t have the handson experience before.” Maria Buchleitner took a moment from the lesson to be more succinct. “I love it,” she said of the facility, then, before turning back to the teacher, she mouthed the words again for emphasis: “Love it.”

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Attack on Pakistani church kills 78
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers at a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing 78 people in the deadliest-ever attack against the country’s Christian minority. A wing of the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the bombing, raising new questions about the government’s push to strike a peace deal with the militants to end a decade-long insurgency that has killed thousands of people. The Jundullah arm of the Taliban said they would continue to target nonMuslims until the United States stopped drone attacks in Pakistan’s remote tribal region. The latest drone strike came Sunday, when missiles hit a pair of compounds in the North Waziristan tribal area, killing six suspected militants. The attack on the All Saints Church, which wounded 141 people, occurred as worshippers were leaving after services to get a free meal of rice offered on the front lawn, said a top government administrator, Sahibzada Anees. “There were blasts and there was hell for all of us,” said Nazir John, who was at the church in the city’s Kohati Gate district along with at least 400 other worshippers. “When I got my senses back, I found nothing but smoke, dust, blood and screaming people. I saw severed body parts and blood all around.” Survivors wailed and hugged one another in the wake of the blasts. The white walls of the church, which first opened in the late 1800s, were pockmarked with holes caused by ball bearings contained

Typhoon on way to Hong Kong A tourist from mainland China braves strong wind near the waterfront in Hong Kong on Sunday. The year’s most powerful typhoon had Hong Kong in its cross-hairs on Sunday after sweeping past the Philippines and Taiwan and pummeling island communities with heavy rains and fierce winds. Typhoon Usagi was expected to make landfall close to Hong Kong late Sunday or early today.

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A Pakistani Christian man mourns over the death of his relative at the site of suicide attack on a church. The suicide bomb attack killed scores of people Sunday.

Review panel part of NSA, spy efforts
Stung by public unease about new details of spying by the National Security Agency, President Barack Obama selected a panel he described as independent experts to scrutinize the NSA’s surveillance programs to be sure they weren’t violating civil liberties and to restore Americans’ trust. But with just weeks remaining before its first deadline to report back to the White House, the review panel has effectively been operating as an arm of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, which oversees the NSA and all other U.S. spy efforts. Obama described the panel an Aug. 9 speech as an “independent group” and said its members would “consider how we can maintain the trust of the people, how we can make sure that there absolutely is no abuse in terms of how these surveillance technologies are used.”

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in the bombs to cause maximum damage. Blood stained the floor and the walls. Plates filled with rice were scattered across the ground.

The attack was carried out by two suicide bombers who detonated their explosives almost simultaneously, said police officer Shafqat Malik.

The 78 dead included 34 women and seven children, said Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan. Another 37 children were among the 141 wounded, he said. The number of casualties from the blasts was so high that the hospital ran short of caskets for the dead and beds for the wounded, said Mian Iftikhar Hussain, a former information minister of surrounding Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province who was on the scene. “This is the deadliest attack against Christians in our country,” said Irfan Jamil, the bishop of the eastern city of Lahore. Pope Francis led several thousand people in a prayer for the victims while on a visit to Sardinia. Those who carried out the attack, he said, “took the wrong choice, one of hatred and war.”

For Obama, diplomatic openings on 3 fronts
JULIE PACE
AP White House Correspondent

TEHRAN, IRAN

On the eve of a landmark trip to the U.N., Iran’s president offers his most expansive vision that a deal over Tehran’s nuclear program could open doors for greater cooperation on regional flash points such as the Syrian civil war. It serves as something of Hasan Rouhani’s final sales pitch to U.S. President Barack Obama and the bid to restart stalled nuclear negotiations and possibly ease painful economic sanctions. But Rouhani also must try to sell his policies of outreach to skeptical Iranian hardliners. It adds up to a high-stakes week ahead for Rouhani in his first gathering with Western leaders since his inauguration last month.

Iran’s president reaches West

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan listens during Mass on Sunday at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York.

Catholics welcome pope’s words on gays, abortion
KAREN MATTHEWS
Associated Press

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives triumphed in Germany’s election Sunday, and are hoping for the first single-party majority in more than 50 years. While Merkel was headed for a third term, her center-right coalition partners faced ejection from parliament for the first time in post-World War II history. Depending on what parties end up in parliament, Merkel could also find herself leading a “grand coalition” government with the left-leaning Social Democrats or — less likely — with the environmentalist Greens. Either way, that would likely to take several weeks of difficult negotiations. Merkel, Germany’s chancellor since 2005 and the de facto leader of the response to Europe’s debt crisis over the past three years, told supporters it was “a super result.”

Merkel triumphs in German vote

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NEW YORK — Catholics around the globe are reacting mostly positively to Pope Francis’ recent remarks that the church has become too focused on “smallminded rules” on hot-button issues such as homosexuality, abortion and contraceptives. At Masses over the weekend, the faithful reflected on how they believe Francis’ comments will impact the Catholic Church. The pope said Thursday that pastors should focus less on divisive social issues and should emphasize compassion over condemnation. Marilyn White, 73, who worshipped Sunday at New York City’s famous St. Patrick’s Cathedral, welcomed the pope’s words. “I think he sent a good message,” White said. “I think he’s opening a way for people to communicate, dialogue and maybe come back to the church.” New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan told

reporters after Mass that Francis “speaks like Jesus” and is a “breath of fresh air.” Outside a church in Coral Gables, Fla., Frank Recio said he was grateful that the pope is trying to shift the tone of the church. “I’m a devout Catholic, always have been. I think the Catholic Church had gotten out of touch with the way the world was evolving,” said Recio, 69, who’s retired from a career in the technology industry. He said he was glad about the way the pope discussed abortion. Recio believes life begins at conception but also supports a woman’s right to choose. He also said he’d support changes like allowing priests to marry. “It’s a natural state in life, for men and women to have a partner,” said Recio. Irene Delgado, a practicing Catholic in Havana, Cuba, said the church needs to adapt to modern times. “The world evolves, and I believe that the Catholic Church is seeing that it is being left behind, and that is not good,” said Delgado, 57. “So I think that they

chose this Pope Francis because he is progressive, has to change things.” She added: “And I am sure the church is going to do it because the church always knows how to adapt to all eras of history.” In Boston, Evelyn Martinez, 26, said she agrees with Francis that compassion should be one of the church’s main priorities. “I don’t believe that someone’s sexuality should keep them away from any religion,” said Martinez, a graduate student at Emerson College who attended Mass on Saturday night. In the Philippines, Asia’s largest predominantly Catholic nation, Manila businesswoman Ching Domasian said Sunday that the church needs to constantly advocate against abortion and homosexuality, but she appreciates the pope’s outreach. A day after Francis’ comments signaling a dramatic shift in Vatican tone, he appeared to offer an olive branch to the more conservative wing of the church by denouncing abortions and stressing the need to defend the rights of the unborn.

Blame already flying in budget fight
PHILIP ELLIOTT
Associated Press

A court sentenced Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption Sunday, burying the career of one of China’s most upand-coming politicians and lowering the curtain on a scandal that exposed a murder and illicit enrichment among the country’s elite. The former Politburo member and Chongqing city party leader was convicted of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power Sunday in a case set in motion by his wife’s poisoning of a British business associate in late 2011. It also was widely regarded as a political prosecution and a sign that top leaders had turned against the charismatic populist.

Politician gets a life sentence

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WASHINGTON — Even before a budget deadline arrives, leaders from both parties are blaming each other — and some Republicans are criticizing their own — for a government shutdown many are treating as inevitable. The top Democrat in the House says Republicans are “legislative arsonists” who are using their opposition to a sweeping health care overhaul as an excuse to close government’s doors. A leading tea party antagonist in the Senate counters that conservatives should use any tool available to stop the Affordable Care Act from taking hold. President Bill Clinton’s labor secretary says the GOP is willing “to risk the entire system of government to get your way,” while the House speaker who oversaw the last government shutdown urged fellow Republicans to remember

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks with reporters about the looming deadline to fund the government and the fight among House Republicans on a strategy on Capitol Hill in Washington.

“this is not a dictatorship.” The unyielding political posturing on Sunday comes one week before Congress reaches an Oct. 1 deadline to dodge any

interruptions in government services. While work continues on a temporary spending bill, a potentially more devastating separate deadline looms a few weeks later when the government could run out of money to pay its bills. “This is totally irresponsible, completely juvenile and, as I called it, legislative arson. It’s just destructive,” House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said in an interview that aired Sunday. The Republican-led House on Friday approved legislation designed to wipe out the 3-year-old health care law that President Barack Obama has vowed to preserve. But the House’s move was more a political win than a measure likely to be implemented. Across the Capitol, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said he would keep the health law intact despite Republicans’ attempts, in his words, “to take an entire law hostage simply to appease the tea party anarchists.”

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama arrives at the United Nations today with diplomatic openings, the result of help from unexpected partners, on three fronts: Iran, Syria, and elusive peace between Israel and the Obama Palestinians. All three pathways are fraught with potential pitfalls and hinge on cooperation from often unreliable nations. Obama also risks being branded as naive and misguided if the efforts fail, particularly in Syria, where he’s used the prospect of diplomacy to put off a military strike in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack. Still, the recent developments mark a significant shift on a trio of issues that have long proved problematic for Obama at the United Nations. His former Iranian counterpart used the annual U.N. General Assembly meetings, which open Monday, as a venue for fiery, anti-American speeches. Failed Middle East peace talks led the Palestinians to seek statehood recognition at the U.N. despite staunch American objections. And the Obama administration has been stymied on Syria at the U.N. Security Council due to intractable Russian opposition. But this year, Iran has a new leader who is making friendly overtures toward Obama, raising the prospect of a meeting at the United Nations. U.S.brokered peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians have resumed — though on an uncertain course. And Russia has joined with the U.S. on a diplomatic deal to strip Syria of its chemical weapons. Joel Rubin, a former State Department official who now works at the nonproliferation organization Ploughshares, said the confluence of events underscores an often frustrating aspect of diplomacy. “You never know when it’s going to break,” said Rubin. He said Obama’s biggest test now is to recognize if opportunities morph into stalling tactics. Obama’s advisers cast the sudden signs of progress as an outgrowth of the president’s long-standing preference for resolving disputes through diplomacy and, in the case of Iran and Syria, with pressure built up through economic sanctions and the threat of military action. “He said we’d be open to diplomacy, we’d pursue engagement, but that there would be pressure if Iran failed to take that opportunity,” said Ben Rhodes, Obama’s deputy national security adviser. And on Syria, Rhodes said it was the credible threat of a U.S. military strike “that opened the door for this diplomacy.”

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‘Breaking Bad,’‘Modern Family’top Emmys
LOS ANGELES — AMC’s “Breaking Bad” won the primetime Emmy Award for top drama Sunday night, while “Behind the Candelabra,” HBO, won for top miniseries or movie and ABC’s “Modern Family” for top comedy series. Jeff Daniels won the Emmy Award on Sunday for best drama series actor for his portrayal of an idealistic TV anchorman in “The Newsroom,” with Claire Danes capturing top actress honors for her troubled CIA agent in “Homeland.” Daniels noted that he’d also received an age 50-plus acting honor from AARP, which represents the interests of older Americans. “With all due respect to the AARP, this is even better,” Daniels said. Danes, who captured her second trophy for the terrorism drama, paid tribute to one of the series’ writers, Henry Brommell, who died last March and who received a writing Emmy posthumously Sunday. Danes’ win ended the hope that “Scandal” best actress nominee Kerry Washington would become the first AfricanAmerican to win in the category since Cicely Tyson in 1995 for “Sweet Justice.” Julia Louis-Dreyfus claimed her second consecutive best comedy actress award for her role as an ambitious political second banana in “Veep,” with Jim Parsons again claiming the top comedy acting trophy for “The Big Bang Theory.” “This is so much good fortune it’s almost too much to bear,” said Louis-Dreyfus. “I’m very grateful to have the opportunity to make people laugh. It’s a joyful way to make a living.” Parsons added to the awards he won in 2011 and 2010 for the role of a science nerd. “My heart, oh my heart. I want you to know I’m very aware of how exceedingly fortunate I am,” he said. Merritt Wever of “Nurse Jackie” won the night’s first award, for best supporting actress in a comedy series, kicking off the ceremony on a surprising note and with a remarkably brief acceptance speech. “Thank you so much. Thank you so much. Um, I got to go, bye,” Wever told the audience after besting a field that included two-time winner Julie Bowen of “Modern Family.” “Merritt Wever, best speech ever,” host Neil Patrick Harris said. Backstage, she offered an explanation: “I’m sorry I didn’t thank anyone. I was going to cry.” Tony Hale of “Veep” claimed the trophy for best supporting actor in a comedy, a category that has been the property in recent years of the men of “Modern Family.” “Oh, man…. This is mindblowing, mindblowing,” Hale said. Laura Linney was named best actress in a miniseries or movie for “The Big C: Hereafter.” ”The Voice” won best reality-competition program, “The Colbert Report” was crowned best variety show and Tina Fey won for writing “30 Rock.” Bobby Cannavale, from “Boardwalk Empire,” won as best supporting actor in a drama, and Anna Gunn from “Breaking Bad” won the best actress award in the same category. The ceremony’s first hour was relatively somber, with memorial tributes and a doleful song by Elton John in honor of the late musical star Liberace, the subject of the nominated biopic “Behind the Candelabra.” “Liberace left us 25 years ago and what a difference those years have made to people like me,” said John, who is openly gay in contrast to the closeted Liberace portrayed in the TV movie. Robin Williams offered another tribute. “Jonathan Winters was my mentor,” Williams said of the actor-comedian. “I told him that and he said, ‘Please, I prefer ‘idol.’” Also honored was Cory Monteith, the “Glee” star who died at age 31 in July of a drug and alcohol overdose. “Cory was a beautiful soul,” said his co-star Jane Lynch. “He was not perfect, which so many of us here tonight can relate to. His death is a tragic reminder of the rapacious, senseless destruc-

Host Neil Patrick Harris ran the show at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre on Sunday.

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tion that is brought on my addiction.” Harris started out the ceremony with help — and harassment — from past hosts including Jimmy Kimmel, Jane Lynch and Conan O’Brien. When they started to squabble, nominee Kevin Spacey of the online show “House of Cards” got a close-up. “It’s all going according to my plan. I was promised the hosting job this year and they turned me down,” Spacey said, channeling the scheming politician he plays

on the digital series. All eyes were on “House of Cards” from Netflix. The political thriller, the first online program to compete for the top trophy, is part of a video universe explosion that’s added streaming services including Netflix and websites like YouTube to broadcast, cable and satellite TV delivery. ABC’s “Modern Family” has the chance at its fourth consecutive best comedy series trophy. “House of Cards” faces tough opposition. AMC’s “Breaking

Bad” is after its first best drama award as it nears the end of its five-season run, and “Mad Men” would like to claim a fifth honor to set a record for most wins in the category. AMC’s “Mad Men” is tied with past greats “Hill Street Blues,” ”The West Wing,” and “L.A. Law.” Last year, Showtime’s “Homeland” played spoiler by taking the trophy and is nominated again along with PBS’ “Downton Abbey” and HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”

‘Prisoners’ tops box office with $21.4 million
JAKE COYLE
AP Film Writer

NEW YORK — The more adult-oriented fall moviegoing season got off to a strong start over the weekend, as the Hugh Jackman kidnapping drama “Prisoners” opened with a box office-leading $21.4 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Warner Bros. thriller, which also stars Jake Gyllenhaal, is among the first fall films with Oscar aspirations to open in theaters. It was a strong debut for a serious, R-rated drama that cost about $46 million to make. Following the robust business for “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” (now up to $106.5 million in six weeks for the Weinstein Co.), the large audiences turning out for adult fare bodes well for Hollywood’s coming awards season. Directed by Denis Villeneuve, the nearly 2 ½ hour-long “Prisoners” is about the working-class families of two young girls who are abducted. In a story heavy with allegory, Jackman plays a father willing to cross moral lines for justice. Gyllenhaal stars as the small-town police detective trying to navigate the case. Dan Fellman, head of Pick your own Tomatoes
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distribution for Warner Bros., said the audience was 74 percent under the age of 50, with only 8 percent under 18. The film, he noted, was launched “very similarly” to Warner Bros.’s October-released “Argo,” which, like “Prisoners,” premiered at the Telluride Film Festival and then the Toronto International Film Festival. In limited release, two other adult-oriented films opened well. Ron Howard’s Formula One tale “Rush” opened in five theaters with a $40,000 per-screen average. And the romantic comedy “Enough Said,” which co-stars James Gandolfini in one of his final performances, opened in four theaters with a perscreen average of $60,000. Both films expand next week. “Prisoners,” ”Rush” and “Enough Said” have all

received good reviews. “A few years ago, people were saying that the adult drama is dead,” said Paul Dergarabedian, box-office analyst for Hollywood. com. “We’re just seeing a change. Now we’re finding that intersection between good movies that are also generating big box office.” Last week’s top film, “Insidious: Chapter 2,” slid to second place for FilmDistrict. The horror film made $14.5 million in its second weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. It has made $60.9 million in two weeks domestically. The Chris Brown dance film “Battle of the Year” opened poorly for Sony Pictures’ Screen Gems,

taking in only $5 million. Warner Bros.’s 3-D conversion of “The Wizard of Oz” made $3 million, opening on 318 IMAX screens. Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Hollywood.com. Where available, latest interna-

tional numbers for Friday through Sunday are also included. Final domestic figures will be released on Monday. 1. “Prisoners,” $21.4 million ($500,000 international). 2. “Insidious: Chapter 2,” $14.5 million ($3.5 million international).

3. “The Family,” $7 million ($1.5 million international). 4. “Instructions Not Included,” $5.7 million ($9.6 million international). 5. “Battle of the Year,” $5 million. 6. “We’re the Millers,” $4.7 million ($9.6 million

international). 7. “Lee Daniels’ the Butler,” $4.3 million ($2.2 million international). 8. “Riddick,” $3.7 million ($9.4 million). 9. “Wizard of Oz,” $3 million. 10. “Planes,” $2.9 million ($7 million international).

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ALAN SCHWARTZ, 58, of Pittston, died Sunday morning, Sept. 22, 2013, in the WilkesBarre General Hospital. Born in Brooklyn, he was the son of the late Leonard and Jane Fischman Schwartz and went to schools in Brooklyn. He is survived by cousins, Shelly Liva and her husband, Philip, Mountain Top, and their son, Andrew; Wendy Rubin and her husband, John Golya, Hanover Township; Linda Bender and her husband, Norman, Mountain Top, and their sons, Adam, Bryan, Joshua and Aron Bender. Graveside funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Holche Yosher Cemetery, Lee Park Avenue, Hanover Township, with Rabbi Raphael Nemetsky officiating. Arrangements are by Rosenberg Funeral Chapel Inc., 348 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. For more information, visit www.rosenbergfuneralchapel. com. ANN COHEN, of Kingston died Sunday in the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending from the Rosenberg Funeral Chapel, 348 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. For more information, visit www.rosenbergfuneralchapel. com. DONNA M. COOK, 74, of Parrish Street in Wilkes-Barre, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at River Run Nursing Center in Kingston. Born Aug. 12, 1939, in Wilkes-Barre, she was a daughter of the late James and Mary Girvan Drey. Donna was a 1957 graduate of E.L. Meyer High School. Before retiring, Donna worked for Kmart in Wilkes-Barre Township for more than 15 years. Donna enjoyed music and sports and was a dedicated Pittsburgh Steelers fan. A son, Paul Cook, preceded her in death in 2004. Surviving are her children, Robert Cook of Shavertown, Dawn Cook of Wilkes-Barre and Jeff Cook of Wilkes-Barre; four grandchildren; eight greatgrandchildren; sisters, Marlowe Miller of Tunkhannock and Joan Ogurkis of Dallas. Private graveside services will be followed by interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Hanover Township. Permanent messages and memories can be shared with Donna’s family at www.celebrateherlife.com. ROY YOUNG, 75, formerly of Buttonwood, passed away Saturday at the Hospice Community Care. Funeral arrangements are pending from the Stanley S. Stegura Funeral Home Inc., Nanticoke.

OBITUARIES

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RICHARD A. FULLER SR.
Sept. 20, 2013
Richard A. Fuller Sr., 76, completed his journey on this earth on Friday. Born in Yonkers, N.Y., he was the son of the late Herbert and Amelia Fuller. Richard was a Professor Emeritus of Art at Wilkes University, where he served as a full-time faculty member from 1969 until his retirement in the spring of 2000, at which time he continued to teach part-time. During his tenure at Wilkes, he also served as chairperson of the Art Department. After completing an associate’s degree in advertising art and design at the State University of New York in 1956, Richard worked in the advertising industry in New York City for 10 years. Upon earning a bachelor’s degree from New York University, he taught art in the Valhalla and Mamaroneck public schools. During this time, he completed his master’s degree in fine arts education at Columbia University. During his career, Richard taught art at the Schutz American School in Alexandria, Egypt. He also lived and studied in Kyoto, Japan. A sensitive artist, his works have been shown and given awards in many regional and national exhibitions. Left to cherish his memories are his wife of 48 years, the former Cheryl Allen of Chelsea, Vt.; son, Richard Jr., and his wife, Allison, of Kennett Square, Pa.;

MAUREEN t. GUSHANAS
Sept. 20, 2013
Maureen T. Gushanas, 49, of Wilkes-Barre, lost her courageous battle with pancreatic cancer on Friday at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. Maureen was born in WilkesBarre, July 27, 1964, a daughter to Marie Rose Gallagher Gushanas and the late George Gushanas Sr. She graduated from Bishop Hoban High School and Luzerne County Community College, where she obtained a degree in applied science. She was a member of St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church, WilkesBarre. Maureen had been employed by the transplant team of Pennsylvania Regional Tissue Bank in Scranton as a certified transplant coordinator. At that time, she was the first and only woman so employed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She trained at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, to enucleate eyes for corneal transplant and did volunteer work for the Northeastern Pennsylvania Lions Eye Bank. She was then employed as a surgical technologist at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Maureen then served as an executive judicial secretary for former Luzerne County Judge Anne H. Lokuta. Most recently, she was employed at Moses Taylor Hospital, Scranton. She loved skeet shooting and won numerous awards for her talent, and will be best remembered by her uncanny ability in the culinary arts. She loved life to the fullest, always bringing joy and laughter to everyone she met. Maureen always shall be remembered as a loving and devoted mother to her son, Daniel, and a true friend to all. Though Maureen will be deeply missed, her beautiful spirit will live on in the hearts of all who knew her. Her son Daniel would like to

BLANCHE M. PISANO
Sept. 21, 2013
Blanche M. Pisano, 87, of Pittston Township, passed away Saturday evening in Wesley Village, Jenkins Township. Born in Scranton on Oct. 26, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Angela Genello DeBiase. She was a graduate of Scranton High School. In her earlier years, she had been employed at Lackawanna Pants Factory. She was an avid reader. She was a member of St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother; she will be greatly missed. Her passion was her family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by grandson, Kevin Milewski; sonin-law, Karol Szumski; sister, Rose Musto; brothers, Joseph DeBiase and Frank DeBiase; and infant sister, Claire. Surviving are her husband of 63 years, Joseph Pisano; daughters, Maryellen Milewski and her husband, John, Moosic; Janice Szumski Evanchick and her husband, John, Dupont; and Sharon Mayerski and her husband, Michael Navich, Plains; five grandchildren; three greatgrandchildren; a brother, Patrick Louis DeBiase, and his wife, Lilly, Scranton; nieces and nephews. Special thank-you to the staff of Wesley Village and Dr. Charles Manganiello for the compassionate care they provided to Blanche. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday in St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William St., Pittston. There will be no calling hours. Private interment services will be at the convenience of the family in St. Casimir’s Cemetery, Pittston. Arrangements are entrusted to the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston. Online condolences may be made at www. peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com.

LILLI ELIZABEtH NEWELL
Sept. 12, 2013
Lilli Elizabeth Newell, 4, of Dalton, passed away Sept. 12, 2013 at the Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, Pa. She was born Jan. 15, 2009, in Bear Creek, the daughter of Kelly Lynn Bresnahan and Kenneth James Newell III. Lilli was the most beautiful little girl I have ever seen. She had the most beautiful dirty blonde curls with the biggest piercing blue eyes that you would ever come across. She loved to do her hair and fingernails and loved to dress up, but wasn’t afraid to run around in the dirt. She loved playing with her little brother, Jayden, with his car and trucks. Lilli loved to go shopping, especially for shoes. She absolutely loved her Hello Kitty. Everything had to be Hello Kitty. She loved butterflies and her favorite thing to do was to snuggle in a bed and watch TV. She had a smile that would light up a room and her giggle would just bring the biggest smile to your face. This little girl touched very many people’s hearts. She was the most caring, sweetest girl that passed your way. She is a beautiful angel now and she will be deeply missed by many. Lilli was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Patrick Bresnahan; great-grandmother Marie Bresnahan; great- grandmother Lois Button; and greatgrandfather Sidney Button. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her brother Jayden Patrick Newell; paternal grandparents, Jim and Nancy Allen; aunts Shannon and Ashley Thomson; brother Blake Manning; uncle/aunt Ryan and

daughter, Lori Chance, and her husband, Paul, of Dillsburg, Pa.; grandchildren, Hayden Fuller, Parker and Meredith Chance; and brother, Herbert Fuller, and his wife, Ruth Anne. A reception in his honor will be held noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Leggio’s Italian Restaurant, One East Center Hill Road, Dallas, during which time friends and relatives are invited to meet his family and view examples of his creative work. A private celebration of life service will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wilkes University Department of Integrative Media and Art, Wilkes-Barre, PA; Hospice Community Care, Kingston, PA.; or Unity-NEPA, WilkesBarre, PA. Arrangements are under the direction of the Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas.

RAY C. MURDOCH SR.
Sept. 21, 2013
Ray C. Murdoch Sr., of Wyoming, passed away Saturday evening in his home surrounded by his family. Born in Wyoming, he was the son of the late Clair and Marjorie (Major) Murdoch. He was a graduate of Wyoming Memorial High School, class of 1951, and attended George Washington University. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Bethlehem Steel for 31 years as a chemical analyst. He was a member of the Wyoming Presbyterian Church, where he also served as elder and trustee. He was a member and Past Master of the Wyoming Masonic Lodge 468 F.&A.M. and a member of the Provost Guard of the Irem Temple Shriners. Ray was a great athlete for Wyoming. He was a district champ in football and track and received 17 scholarship offers for football and 15 for track. Preceding him in death were his sister, Joan Zimmer; brothers, Gilmore Murdoch and Clinton Murdoch. Surviving is his wife of 54 years, the former BettyLou Robbins; children, Karen Havens and her husband, James, Nuevo, Calif.; Ray Murdoch Jr. and his wife, Sissy, Harding; Edith Kanaske and her husband, Thaddeus, Shavertown; Barbara

thank the teachers and staff at Holy Redeemer High School for their encouragement and accommodations given to him during his mother’s illness. She has been preceded in death by her father, George Gushanas Sr., in 2005. Surviving, in addition to her mother are her loving son, Daniel J, Gushanas, at home. Maureen is also survived by her sisters, Donna Novak, Forty Fort; Georgine Fink, Cincinnati, Ohio; Carol Gushanas, Pringle; and Rose Slavinski and her husband, George, Mountain Top; brother, George Gushanas, and his wife, Pat, Sweet Valley ; and also her best and dearest friend, Annie Lokuta; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Nicholas Church, 226 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. Private interment will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call 10:30 a.m. Wednesday until time of Mass at the church. Arrangements are by Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, WilkesBarre. Online condolences may be sent by visiting Maureen’s obituary at www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com.

Brandy Bresnahan; great-grand father James Bresnaha, great aunt/uncle Sue and Paul Button; great-uncle James Bresnahan; great-uncle Kevin Bresnahan; great-aunt Beth Miguire; greataunt and uncle Claud and Joellen Button; great-great-uncle Lyle Anderson, and many cousins. She is also survived by many friends and loved ones, Jessica, Jon, Kiera, Bella and Nathan Benuska; David and Tina Wood; Scott, Paige, Natalie and Audree Wilcox; Terry Puterbaugh, and many more loving friends. A memorial service will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Harding-Litwin Funeral Home, 123 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Pastor James Howell of the Northmoreland Baptist Church, Centermoreland, officiating. A visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. before the service at the funeral home. A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Lynn Cemetery, Springville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lilli Newell Memorial Fund, c/o Cross Valley Credit Union, P.O. Box 597, WilkesBarre, PA 18703.

LOREttA KASLAVAGE
Sept. 20, 2013
Loretta Kaslavage, 84, passed away Friday after years of injuries and severe illnesses. Born Nov. 16, 1928, in Pittston, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Florence Farrell Donnelly, of “Cork Lane,” Pittston Township. She was a graduate of Pittston High School and a member of St. John the Evangelist Parish, Pittston. She was employed for 20 years and retired from Bell Telephone, Kingston. She then worked as a nursing assistant for Care Givers of America before illness and injuries prevented her from continuing. She was preceded in death by a son, David Kaslavage, and sister, Florence Marie Butterfield. She is survived by sons Brian Kaslavage, Pittston Township; Leo Kaslavage, West Pittston; daughter-in-law, Donna Kaslavage; brothers, William Donnelly of Pittston; Daniel Donnelly and wife Dorothy, Lady Lake, Fla.; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

MICHAELINE C. CONStANtINO
Sept. 20, 2013
Michaeline C. Constantino, 80, of West Pittston, passed away Friday in Highland Manor, Exeter. Born in Pittston on May 1, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Vincenza Bellanca Guarnieri. She was a graduate of Pittston High School. She had worked in the local garment industry and was a member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. She was a member of St. Barbara Parish, Exeter. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt, and will be greatly missed. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Constantino, in 1982; brother Michael Guarnieri; and sisters, Catherine Kevak and Lillian Larue. Surviving are her daughter, Maryann Hoffner, and her husband Dave, Pittston; sons, John Constantino Jr., Swoyersville; and Michael Constantino and his wife, Marjorie, Morrisville; grandchildren, John Constantino III, David Hoffner, Rachael Constantino and Gabriella Constantino; great-granddaughter, Sofia Isabella Hoffner; sisters, Mrs. Cataldo (Grace) Tuminelli, Woodstock, Conn., and Mrs. Hubert (Sarah) Lyons, Florida; brother Michael Guarnieri and his wife, Angela, Bethany Beach, Del.; numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the staff of Highland Manor for the compassionate care they provided to Michaeline. Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Peter J. Adonizio Funeral Home, 251 William St., Pittston, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Barbara Parish, 28 Memorial St., Exeter. Interment will follow in St. Rocco’s Cemetery, Pittston Township. Friends may call 8 to 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.peterjadoniziofuneralhome.com.

Fleming and her husband, Sean, Shavertown; grandchildren, Brian and Erin Murdoch; Megan, Melissa and Emily Fleming, Leonard Javick III; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave. Wyoming. Interment will be in the Wyoming Cemetery. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Masonic services at 6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 or the Wyoming Presbyterian Church, 25 Institute St.,Wyoming, PA 18644.

The family would like to thank all the Medical Support Staff for their professionalism and care from Care Givers of America, Compassionate Care “Hospice” and the outstanding staff of Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township. A memorial Mass will be in St. John the Evangelist Church at a time be announced. Arrangements are by HowellLussi Funeral Home, West Pittston.

Dan Sadvary

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JOSEPH R. BENJAMIN
Sept. 21, 2013
Joseph R. Benjamin, 73, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Saturday at the home of his daughter in Hunlock Creek. He was born in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 5, 1939, a son of the late John and Helen Murphy Benjamin. Joseph served as a Merchant Marine and was later employed for Muskin Pools Inc. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Leo, Paul and John Benjamin, and by an infant sister, Rose Rita Benjamin. Surviving are his children, Linda Rochelle and her husband, Dean, Hunlock Creek, with whom he resided; Brenda Kowalczyk and her husband, Stanley, WilkesBarre; Joseph Benjamin Jr. and his companion, Irene Kiernan, Mountain Top; Karen Murray and her husband, James, WilkesBarre; Benji Benjamin, Hunlock Creek; former wife Betty, WilkesBarre; 14 grandchildren; 20 greatgrandchildren; sister Geraldine Ziomek, Wilkes-Barre; nieces and nephews.

ELEANOR LANGAN SWARtZ
Sept. 21, 2013
Eleanor Langan Swartz, 92, of Scranton and Mountain Top, died Saturday at her daughter’s home in Mountain Top. Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Julia Hudak Langan. Eleanor was educated at St. John the Baptist School and was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Scranton, the Amalgamated Clothing Union and the ILGWU. In addition to being a homemaker, she was employed in the silk and garment industry as a seamstress. Eleanor is survived by her daughter, Jule Ann Bolus, Mountain Top; grandchildren, attorney Debra Ann Bolus, Mountain Top; Robert Bolus, Bloomsburg; and Brian Bolus and his wife, Karen, Lewisburg; great-grandchildren, Tyler, Brook, Nick, Dan and Preston; a brother, Thomas Langan, Arcadia, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by

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Our lives go on without you, But nothing is the same. We have to hide our heartaches, When someone speaks your name. Sad are the hearts that love you, Silent are the tears that fall. Living our lives without you, Is the hardest part of all. You did so many things for us, Your heart was kind and true. And when we needed someone, We could always count on you. The special years will not return, When we were all together, But with the love within our hearts, You will walk with us forever.
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Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Deacon Francis Bradigan from St. Andrew’s Parish in Wilkes-Barre will officiate. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent by visiting Joseph’s obituary at www.natandgawlasfuneralhome.com.

her sisters, Mary Kennedy, Julia Williams and Verna Polishan, and brothers Edward C. and William Langan. Funeral Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. today in St. Patrick’s Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel celebrated by Eleanor’s nephew the Rev. William J. P. Langan, with internment at St. John the Baptist Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to the Donahue Funeral Home, 303 S Main Ave., Scranton.

FUNERALS
BUJNOWSKI — Ellen, Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Wednesday in Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, 420 Main Road, Hanover Township. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Charles V. Sherbin Funeral Home, 630 Main Road, Hanover Township. DASHNAW — Louise, funeral 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Gubbiotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. in Corpus Christi Parish in Immaculate Conception Church, West Pittston. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. DIDGEON — Veronica, funeral 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Yanaitis Funeral Home Inc., 55 Stark St., Plains. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. in St. Benedict’s Church, Austin Avenue, Wilkes-Barre. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. KASISKY — Mary, Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. John the Evangelist Church, William Street, Pittston. Family and friends are asked to meet at the church the morning of the funeral. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the KizisLokuta Funeral Home, 134 Church St., Pittston. KEMPINSKI — Alicia, funeral Mass 10 a.m. today in Exaltation of Holy Cross Church, Buttonwood. MARCY — Michael, Sr., funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Kopicki Funeral Home, 263 Zerbey Ave., Kingston. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today. MASAKOWSKI — Rev. Edward, Pontifical Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. today in St. Maria Goretti Church, 42 Redwood Drive, Laflin. Friends may call prior to the Mass in the church. PIECZYNSKI — Virginia, funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday at The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas. Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. in Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. RHOADS — Dorene, memorial services 11:15 a.m. Saturday in Trucksville United Methodist Church. Friends may call 10 a.m. to services. SAVOKINAS — Michael, funeral 9 a.m. Wednesday at Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Township. Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Marello Parish, William Street, Pittston. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today and Tuesday at the funeral home. SWELGIN — Ellen, friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Earl W. Lohman Funeral Home, Inc., 14 W. Green St., Nanticoke.

DAVID M. EBERt
Sept. 20, 2013
David M. Ebert, 73, a former resident of Wilkes-Barre Township, passed away peacefully at ManorCare in Kingston on Friday. Born Jan. 18, 1940, in Charles Town, W.Va., he was a son of the late Alexander M. and Agnes Julia Everhart Ebert. David was an outdoorsman who loved fishing and hunting. He also loved being an artist, bowling, watching NASCAR and spending quality time with family. He will always be remembered as caring, having a big heart, and a fun-loving attitude. Though his presence will be missed, his loving spirit will continue to live on in the hearts of his family and friends. A brother, Theodore Ebert, preceded him in death. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 51 years, Catherine Dzurus Ebert; children, Maryanne Williams; David and his wife, Susan Ebert; and Daniel Ebert; grandchildren, Shawn Ebert, Brandon Ebert and Lily Rose Ebert; great-grandchildren; sisters, Margie Geiger and Nancy Powell; nieces, nephews, other family and friends. David’s family extends a special thank-you to Carol Pankevitch, his friend and caregiver, and the entire staff at Manor Care. Celebration of David’s life will be held privately by his family. McLaughlin’s – The Family Funeral Service, assisted David’s family with arrangements. Permanent messages and memories can be shared with David’s family at www.celebratehislife.com.

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WORLD OPINION: D.C. SHOOTING

Shooting raises issues of U.S.social evolution
enough, he was a recipient of the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal at the Navy! What factors could have motivated him to go on a shooting spree will help answer many searching questions in American conscience. It should also be probed, independently, whether the allegation that Alexis was the shooter is true or not, and needs to be supplemented with CCTV footage. Reports that he had disciplinary issues and was not psychologically sound after converting to Christianity and had gunrelated brushes with the law makes the mosaic too confusing. The trend in the US of going on a rampage at sensitive installations needs to be studied carefully. As rightly stated by Washington D.C Mayor Vincent Gray, it should not be read as a terrorism incident. Rather, it has more to do with the mores and undercurrents of American society in an evolution of its own.

A former U.S. Navy serviceman who went on a rampage at a naval installation in Washington. D.C — before being shot dead — has left behind numerous questions that are unlikely to be answered. The man who was identified as Aaron Alexis, hailing from Texas, went on a shooting spree and gunned down at least 12 people. He was reportedly armed with a semi-automatic rifle and a shotgun. He is also said to have snatched a handgun from a policeman nearby! The narration is too dramatic and unconvincing to believe in a heavily secured installation in the US capital. Moreover, there is confusion as to whether Alexis was acting alone or had accomplices, and what could have been his real motive? The ex-serviceman who was on a roll call as a contractor back with the military, FBI input says, was formerly a petty officer in the Navy who completed his full term and was decorated with medals. Surprisingly

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Outrage long overdue in unexplained arrests
Enough. Prime Minister Stephen Harper is making discouragingly little headway with muted expressions of diplomatic “concern” about the fate of two Canadians — a physician and a filmmaker — who have been languishing for weeks in an Egyptian jail without explanation or charge. It’s time to channel some outrage. The military coup that has plunged Egypt into this contempt for due process and the law is a betrayal of its 2011 democratic revolution. It is roiling relations with friendly countries such as Canada and the United States. It is scaring off aid, investment and tourism. And it is condemning Egyptians to yet more violence and instability. That’s the message Harper should be sending, forcefully and publicly, to Cairo’s generals and their political cronies. Dr. Tarek Loubani and John Greyson were arrested on Aug. 16 after they went into a Cairo police station to ask directions in the midst of political upheaval there. The police now allege that they and a few other foreigners took part in riots involving Muslim Brotherhood supporters near a police station and mosque. They’ve been held for a month, and on the weekend a prosecutor ordered

WORLD OPINION: EGYPT ARRESTS

NEPa gas industry derails Putin plans
Without reverting to Cold War rhetoric, I think it is safe to say that America’s previous rival for world leader has returned. Russia and President Vladimir Putin are increasingly flexing their muscles in world affairs. Putin’s role as a broker between the Assad regime and President Barack Obama may yet prove to be useful, but one cannot help but think he has an ulterior motive. Putin obviously is vying for position and prestige in today‘s volatile global economy and political environment. How can the country that was virtually bankrupt when the Berlin Wall was torn down in 1989 return to a position of economic and geopolitical strength among traditional and growing market powers so soon? Mr. Putin devised a plan based upon what is believed to be the nation’s almost limitless supply of gas and oil. His political control of Russian energy sources was well orchestrated. Putin first expanded the supply of natural gas to the Ukraine and several other former Soviet Union satellites. Then in the winters of 2006 and 2009, he cut them off, eventually extracting significant price increases from these newly independent countries. Putin later wrestled away government control of Russia’s gas and oil resources from Yukos, Russia’s major oil company, by convicting its CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky of tax fraud. The indictment brought an abrupt end to discussions Yukos was having with ExxonMobil and Chevron regarding joint exploration and refining alliances. With the Putin-led government in direct control of most of Russia’s energy resources, he became a true energy czar by successfully taking direct control over the long-term contracts and management of the energy industry. Control of the energy industry is Michael vital to the Kremlin’s MacDowell patronage system, according to Bloomberg Contributing Columnist Magazine. It was also vital to Putin’s plan to make other countries in Eastern Europe and eventually the West increasingly dependent upon Russian gas and oil. In essence, he wanted to supplant the West’s decreasing gas and oil supply with Russia’s rapidly developing energy resources. Putin and his strategists, though, did not anticipate a significant increase in U.S. gas and oil production generated by horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracking. With regard to oil output alone, “the growth in the U.S. fracking industry in the past five years has been equivalent to a nonOPEC country appearing in North Dakota,” according to Daniel Yergin of the consulting firm HIS. This increased supply of oil in the U.S. upset Putin’s plans considerably. Another key factor in the demise of the Russian plan – and more relevant to our region – is the U.S. is on track to add 2 trillion cubic feet per year of natural gas to the energy market. This represents an 8 percent increase in total U.S. capacity based on initial 2012 production estimates. The expanding domestic supply of natural gas has put a damper on Russian plans to keep its prices high. As U.S. electric generating plants shifted to gas from coal burning operations, our nation shipped its excess coal to Europe, where it is now competing with Russian coal. In fact, the U.S. may supplant Russia as the world’s third largest coal producing country. This complex set of supply-anddemand issues has placed Russia in a precarious position in regard to its overall economic strategy. As a region replete with natural gas reserves, we in Northeastern Pennsylvania play a vital role in staving off Putin’s plans to increase Russian dominance in the energy market and, therefore, be able to raise energy prices. This development is important because free and balanced trade among nations can best be insured by many supplies chasing many buyers. All of us certainly understand how dependence on foreign energy can cause international conflicts that can have catastrophic conclusions. Northeastern Pennsylvania is making the world a safer place by producing a cleaner burning fuel to protect the environment and by staving off the Middle East and now Russia from dominating the energy market.
Michael A. MacDowell is a former economics professor, the retired president of Misericordia University in Dallas Township, and is the managing director of the Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation. He is a resident of Harveys Lake.

COMMENTARY

them held for 15 days more. They fear being jailed indefinitely, and have now launched a hunger strike to protest. While their families credit Harper and our diplomats for “advocating for John and Tarek’s release at the highest levels,” the pair’s detention is an outrage. Our diplomats are in touch, have managed to improve their jail conditions, and have met briefly with Egyptian prosecutors. But that still leaves the two in limbo. … Canadians can’t be expected to turn a blind eye to this. More than 115,000 have signed a petition demanding that Greyson and Loubani be freed. And at the Toronto International Film Festival high-profile stars including Atom Egoyan, Sarah Polley and Alex Gibney took up their cause. Egypt must provide a credible case, or release these men as it should release many others. … The Canadian government has vouched for them. They have cooperated with Egyptian officials, answered questions and produced evidence that they were on their way to Gaza. Their lengthy detention without charge is yet more appalling proof of just how much Egypt has suffered in this coup.

Toronto Star

To the new Miss America we offer hearty congratulations, and best wishes in her determination to ignore the psychos who have been posting racist comments online. It is a sad fact of modern life that bigots can gain visibility much more easily than they used to. There was a day when they had to screw up the courage to confront their targets in the flesh. Now they can post a comment online under an anonymous screen name in 30 seconds. And with that vile mission completed, they can move on to pollute another online conversation. So a mere handful of bigots can spread their slime far and wide, making their views seem more common than they are in reality. The messages regarding the new Miss America, Nina Davuluri, who is

Miss America teaches a lesson

OTHER OPINION: ONLINE BIGOTS

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Indian-American, proved yet again that bigotry and stupidity often go hand in hand. Here’s a sampling: “And the Arab wins Miss America. Classic.” “9/11 was 4 days ago and she gets Miss America?” “Congratulations Al-Qaeda. Our Miss America is one of you.” For the record, Davuluri, 24, is headed to medical school, unlike the clowns who wrote these notes. When she was asked about the ugly tweets, she turned it into a teaching moment. “At the end of the day, we are all Americans,” she said. “Some of us have different skin color or may speak a different language at home or may practice a different religion. But we are all still American.” Tweet that, bigots.

Obama decides correctly for once
Wow! President Obama decided to follow the Constitution on invading Syria, letting Congress approve it rather than just breaking the law. Amazing! Can’t remember the last time that happened. Good for him! I’m Marc Perkel - And I approved this message!

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Playing politics vs. the long game
Consider Congressmen Tom Marino and Lou Barletta’s coming out in opposition to military action against the Assad regime in Syria. It seems yet another attempt to ham-

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From page 1A The assault came about 30 hours after 10 to 15 al-Shabab extremists stormed the mall Saturday from two sides, throwing grenades and firing on civilians. Loud exchanges of gunfire rang out from inside the four-story mall throughout Sunday. Kenyan troops were seen carrying in at least two rocket-propelled grenades. Al-Shabab militants reacted angrily to the helicopters on Twitter and warned that the Kenyan military action was endangering hostages. Kenyan authorities said they would do their utmost to save hostages’ lives, but no officials could say precisely how many people were being held captive. Kenya’s Red Cross said in a statement, citing police, that 49 people had been reported missing. Officials did not make an explicit link but that number could give an indication of the number of people held captive. Kenya’s Red Cross said the death toll rose to 68 after nine bodies were recovered Sunday. More than 175 people were injured, including many children, Kenyan officials said. Somalia’s al-Qaida-linked rebel group, al-Shabab, claimed responsibility for the attack that specifically targeted non-Muslims, saying it was in retribution for Kenyan forces’ 2011 push into neighboring Somalia. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry condemned what he called “an enormous offense against everybody’s sense of right and wrong,” and called the attackers “ruthless and completely reckless terrorists.” Kerry, who was in New York, for meetings at the United Nations, spoke Sunday with Somalia’s foreign minister and U.N. ambassador. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said U.S. law enforcement, military and civilian personnel in Nairobi were providing advice and assistance to the Kenyan authorities. She said five Americans were among the scores of people injured in the attack, but the U.S. had no reports of any American deaths. Earlier in the day, al-Shabab said on its new Twitter feed — after its previous one was shut down Saturday — that Kenyan officials were asking the hostage-takers to negotiate and offering incentives. “We’ll not negotiate with the Kenyan govt as long as its forces are invading our country, so reap the bit-

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Obama: Gun law fight ‘ought to obsess us’
advanced nation endures the kind of gun violence seen in the United States, and blamed mass shootings in America on laws that fail “to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and dangerous people.” “What’s different in America is it’s easy to get your hands on a gun,” he said. He acknowledged “the politics are difficult,” a lesson he learned after failing to get expanded background checks for gun buyers through the D e m o c rat i c - c o n t ro l l e d Senate this spring. “And that’s sometimes where the resignation comes from: the sense that our politics are frozen and that nothing will change. Well, I cannot accept that,” Obama said. “By now, though, it should be clear that the change we need will not come from Washington, even when tragedy strikes Washington. Change will come the only way it ever

victim of the Saturday attack at the Westgate Mall.

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Sunday memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by calling for a transformation in the nation’s gun laws to address an epidemic of gun violence, saying, “There’s nothing inevitable about it.” Reprising his role of the nation’s consoler in chief after yet another mass shooting, Obama said Americans should honor the victims of last Monday’s shooting by insisting on a change in gun laws. “It ought to obsess us,” Obama said. “Sometimes I fear there is a creeping resignation that these tragedies are just somehow the way it is, that this is somehow the new normal. We cannot accept AP photo this,” Obama said. He said no other Relatives help a woman at the Nairobi City Mortuary after she identified the body of a ter fruits of your harvest,” al-Shabab said in a tweet. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, who lost a nephew and the nephew’s fiancee in the attack, reiterated his government’s determination to continue fighting al-Shabab. “We went as a nation into Somalia to help stabilize the country and most importantly to fight terror that had been unleashed on Kenya and the world,” said Kenyatta. “We shall not relent on the war on terror.” Although this violent attack had succeeded, the Kenyan leader said, the country’s security forces had “neutralized” many others. Former Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga told reporters that “quite a number” of people were being held hostage in two areas of the sprawling complex, which includes stores for such retail giants as Nike, Adidas and Bose. Many hostages were believed to be in a grocery and general department store called Nakumatt. Kenyan security officials sought to reassure the families of hostages but implied that some of those being held could be killed. “The priority is to save as many lives as possible,” said Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Lenku, adding that more than 1,000 people escaped the attack inside the mall on Saturday. “We have received a lot of messages from friendly countries, but for now it remains our operation,” Lenku said, adding that Kenyan forces controlled the mall’s security cameras. Westgate Mall is at least partially owned by Israelis, and reports circulated that Israeli commandos were on the ground to assist in the response. Four restaurants inside the mall are Israeli-run or owned. In Israel, a senior defense official said there were no Israeli forces participating in an assault, but said it was possible that Israeli advisers were providing assistance. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was discussing a classified military issue, would not elaborate.

has come, and that’s from the American people.” Obama joined military leaders in eulogizing the 12 victims killed in last Monday’s shooting, speaking from the parade grounds at the Marine Barracks, a site personally selected by Thomas Jefferson because of its close marching distance to the Navy Yard. The memorial service came on the first day of fall, which shone brightly in Washington, with sun sparkling off the instruments being played by the Navy Band and the gold dress uniform buttons worn by so many in the crowd. The invitation-only crowd included around 4,000 mourners, with the victims’ tearful, black-clad family members directly in front of the speakers’ stage. The president and first lady met privately with the families before the service, White House officials said.

Development
From page 1A litigation seeking payment of millions of dollars in loans for the Wright Township townhouse project, called “The Sanctuary.” Moran, the judges and their wives, Powell and his wife, and the head of the development’s construction company, Michael Cestone, and his wife had guaranteed the bank’s loans. The W-Cat property had been up for tax auction two years ago, but First National Community Bank ended up paying $38,775 in taxes owed from 2008 through 2010 to get it out of the sale. The bank intervened because the property may be needed to recoup some of the millions of dollars in loans owed by Powell and others. W-Cat now owes $45,732 in school, county and local property taxes for 2011 and 2012. The property didn’t sell at a first-stage auction last week, when liens and all back taxes would become the responsibility of bidders. However, the property would likely draw bidders at the final stage, free-andclear auction next summer, when all liens and taxes are cleared. The bank would have to pay $45,732 to prevent the property from advancing to the free-and-clear. The 2013 taxes also would be tacked on if payment is made 2014. The property is assessed at $1.23 million. A three-judge panel of the state Superior Court recently ordered Powell’s firm, the Powell Law Group, to pay First National Community Bank more than $6 million for attorney fees and defaulted loans that had been paid to W-Cat and Powell’s company, Big Kahuna. W-Cat initially received a 2005 loan of $2.5 million that was extended with two separate $1 million lines of credit. Big Kahuna had received a $1.35 million loan in 2003 and $225,000 in 2004. The Superior Court unanimously rejected Powell Law Group’s arguments that the attorney fees were “excessive” and the loan documents lacked proper signatures and initials. Powell’s firm is still pursuing a separate November 2012 lawsuit against the bank alleging the lender’s actions caused problems with loan and failed townhouse project. A county judge in June denied the bank’s attempt to throw out the suit. The Powell Law Group, which is now run by Moran and based in Hazle Township, alleges negligence and conflict of interest by the bank and certain former bank directors, and seeks more than $50,000 in damages. Public records show Powell has an address in Florida, but he could not be reached for comment. Big Kahuna owned Powell’s former law office in Butler Township. First National Community Bank secured ownership of the Butler Township property through a mortgage foreclosure action in August 2012 and sold the property for $675,000 in July to Fox Run Plaza, LLC, county property records show. Christopher B. Slusser and Kenneth J. Temborski are listed as members of Fox Run Plaza on mortgage documents.

Al-Shabab recruited in US, congressman says
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WASHINGTON — A member of the House Homeland Security Committee said Sunday the al-Qaida affiliated group behind the deadly attack on an upscale shopping mall in Kenya recruited up to 50 people from Somali American communities in the U.S. U.S. Rep. Pete King said that between 15 and 20 of the Somali Americans al-

Shabab recruited remain active. The New York Republican says the concern is that some may return and “use their abilities on the U.S.” King said he assumes the FBI and local law enforcement are looking at Somali American communities to make sure no follow up attacks are planned for the United States. King told ABC’s “This Week” he was briefed on the Nairobi attack in which

dozens were killed. He likened the incident to the 2011 terrorist attacks in Mumbai. Meanwhile, Secretary of State John Kerry called Saturday’s assault “an enormous offense against everybody’s sense of right and wrong.” Kerry, who is in New York for meetings at the United Nations, on Sunday described the attackers as “ruthless and completely reckless terrorists.”

He spoke Sunday with Somalia’s foreign minister and U.N. ambassador. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said U.S. law enforcement, military and civilian personnel in Nairobi are providing advice and assistance to the Kenyan authorities. She said five Americans were among the scores of people injured in the attack by Islamic extremists, but the U.S. has no reports of any American deaths.

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From page 1A “By effective targeting at-risk groups, Wilkes can maximize resources to have the highest impact in reducing the amount of dangerous alcohol use and abuse, both on an off-campus,” Allen said. Wilkes requested the grant to implement a two-year “Alcohol Assessment, Analysis, and Development of an Evidence Based Prevention/Enforcement Strategy.” Allen said goals of the project are to: • Develop a detailed assessment of alcohol consumption trends on and around campus • Evaluate the effectiveness of the campus judicial process relative to alcohol violations • Identify specific high-risk populations Allen said that upon completion of the evaluation, a part-time staff person with alcohol assessment and program development experience will be employed to analyze the results and, with the assistance of Student Affairs professionals, develop an intervention program designed to curb alcohol abuse, specifically targeting at-risk populations as determined by the assessment. “With better assessment data, specifically from sophomores through seniors and faculty staff, and a dedicated part-time assessment and program development specialist, the university feels that continued progress can be made in reducing problems associated from alcohol use and abuse,” Allen said.

The Sanctuary in Wright Township. The 37-acre tract along Church Road in Wright Township is owned by W-Cat Inc.

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The Lions will also be off on Oct. 19, giving them a break in between games against Michigan and Ohio State. After taking Sunday off as always, the Lions will be back at practice Monday and work at least through Thursday. “We’ll think about giving them Friday off,” O’Brien said. “They have to go to class, obviously, on Friday. Maybe they can go home, if they can, for the weekend and be back Sunday for dinner and get ready to go.” Color-coded freshmen O’Brien and his coaching staff classify true freshmen as “green light” (ready to play), “yellow light” (wait and see) and “red light” (definitely redshirting). Now four weeks into the season, the staff will be trying to finalize decisions on some of those yellow lights. Through four games, the Lions have played nine true freshmen, and there may not be any more, barring injuries. Quarterback Christian Hackenberg has been joined by receiver Richy Anderson and tight end Adam Breneman on offense. “Right now I don’t see any other freshmen at this point on offense playing,” O’Brien said. “On defense, when you look at the defensive line, right now I wouldn’t see any true freshmen that would play right now.” Linebacker Brandon Bell and cornerback Jordan Smith both made cameos on defense against Eastern Michigan and Kent State. Cornerback Anthony Smith saw the field against Eastern. “I think at linebacker, obviously we’ve played Brandon Bell and we’ll continue to try to involve him in special teams and things like that,” O’Brien said. “In the secondary we’ve played Jordan Smith, Anthony Smith. Those guys will continue to play. “Other than that, I don’t see any other freshmen playing on that side of the ball.” Walk-ons Von Walker, Gregg Garrity and

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Lions feeling ‘decent’ headed into bye week
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They’re not too banged up. They gained back a bit of momentum Saturday. The Big Ten season awaits. For the Bill O’Brien and the Nittany Lions, it sounds like a good spot for an open date. Penn State will be off next weekend before returning to the field at Indiana for the conference opener on Oct. 5. “We’re 3-1 and we’re happy to be 3-1,” O’Brien said after the Lions smacked Kent State 34-0 on Saturday. “Would we love to be 4-0? Of course we would. But 3-1 is better than 2-2. We feel decent about where we’re at. “We have a bye week for a few things. We can get healed up and we can also self-scout and just try to improve as a football team. I think it comes at the right time for us, four games in. Hopefully it will help us.” Because of how the calendar falls this year, Penn State will actually have two open dates.

Unbearable skid continues
Steelers fall to 0-3 for first time since 2000
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Penn State safety and Selinsgrove product Ryan Keiser, left, grabs the ball See LIONS | 6B from Kent State wide receiver Chris Humphrey for an interception during Penn State’s 34-0 victory Saturday in State College.

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Henrik Stenson celebrates after sinking a putt on the 18th hole to win the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta on WILL GRAVES Sunday.

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Stenson wins $10M bonus
DOUG FERGUSON
AP Golf Writer

ATLANTA — Henrik Stenson capped off the best stretch of his career Sunday with the biggest payoff in golf. Stenson held off a brief challenge by 20-year-old Jordan Spieth and closed with a 2-under 68 to win the Tour Championship by three shots over Spieth and Steve Stricker. The 37-year-old Swede also captured the FedEx Cup and its $10 million bonus. Stenson earned $1.44 million for winning the tournament. Stenson, who two years ago was outside the top 200, moved to No. 4 in the world. Spieth left one lasting impression on his remarkable rookie season. The youngest player in Tour Championship history ran off four straight birdies on the back nine at East Lake and pulled within one shot of Stenson with his 10-footer on the 16th. Spieth caught a buried lie See STENSON | 3B

PITTSBURGH — Major Wright returned a Ben Roethlisberger interception 38 yards for a touchdown and forced a fumble to set up a field goal as the Chicago Bears rolled to a 40-23 victory over the reeling Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night. The Bears forced five Pittsburgh turnovers and converted the first three of them into points as Chicago’s bid for a 3-0 start began with a flourish. The Steelers trailed by as much as 21 points in the second quarter but pulled within a touchdown after a pair of scoring passes from Roethlisberger to Antonio Brown. The second, a one-handed grab by Brown in the back of the end zone with 1:57 left in the third quarter, turned what looked like a rout during most of the first half into something else entirely. Chicago dominated most of the first 30 minutes as the sloppy Steelers did little to prove their winless start was a misnomer. The Bears led 24-10 at the break and pushed the advantage to 27-10 when Wright pounced on Felix Jones’ fumble at the Pittsburgh 30. Pittsburgh now has nine giveaways in three games against no turnovers, falling to 0-3 for the first time since 2000. Pittsburgh turned it over twice in the first half. D.J. Williams stripped Roethlisberger in the first quarter, leading to a 5-yard

Chicago Bears running back Michael Bush (29) scores a touchdown between Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Vince Williams (98) and defensive end Cameron Heyward (97) in the first quarter Sunday in Pittsburgh.

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touchdown run by Matt Forte. Chicago was up 17-3 midway through the second quarter when Roethlisberger Bears threw off his back foot in the face of a blitz. The bail sailed Steelers right into the hands of Wright, who sprinted down the sideline for a touchdown to give the Bears a commanding 21-point lead. Roethlisberger finished with 406 yards passing and two touchdowns, but also two interceptions

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and two lost fumbles. The score marked the second straight week and the 10th time since the start of the 2012 season the Bears returned an interception for a touchdown, easily the most in the NFL over that span. The Steelers responded with a 33-yard touchdown pass from Roethlisberger to Brown with 6:35 left in the half to give Pittsburgh life. Still, the first half belonged to the Bears. Chicago needed a pair of fourth-quarter comebacks to win their first two games. There would be no slow start this time. Forte slipped into the end zone from 5 yards for one touchdown in the first quarter and broke loose for 55 yards to set up anoth-

er and Chicago’s defense continued its ballhawking ways as the Bears raced to a quick 17-0 lead. Working quickly to avoid the myriad of blitzes thrown his way, Chicago quarterback Jay Cutler completed 8 of 10 passes on a 51-yard opening drive that ended with a 47-yard field goal by Robbie Gould. Four of those completions went to Alshon Jeffery, who came in with six receptions through the first two weeks. The Steelers hoped the return of tight end Heath Miller would pump some life into the NFL’s 31st-ranked offense. Miller hadn’t played since tearing ligaments in his right knee last December against Cincinnati.

He sprinted onto the field on Pittsburgh’s opening possession and Roethlisberger found him for a 6-yard gain on the team’s second offensive play. The momentum quickly vanished. Roethlisberger dropped back to pass on Pittsburgh’s third offensive snap and stepped up in the pocket to evade the rush. Williams reached for Roethlisberger’s hands and the ball came loose. Anderson pounced on it at the Pittsburgh 17. Chicago needed four plays to make it 10-0. Cutler found Forte for an 11-yard gain on thirdand-9, and one play later Forte flipped into the end zone for his second touchdown of the season.

Yankees celebrate Rivera’s career
HOWIE RUMBERG
AP Sports Writer

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

NEW YORK — Humble as ever, Mariano Rivera began his special day by paying tribute to a Hall of Famer. The New York Yankees retired Rivera’s No. 42 Sunday, and the great reliever honored Jackie Robinson during a ceremony in Yankee Stadium’s Monument Park. Robinson’s No. 42 was retired throughout the major leagues in 1997 on the 50th anniversary of the day the Brooklyn Dodgers second baseman broke baseball’s color barrier. Players wearing 42 at the time were grandfathered. “It is a great pleasure and honor for me to be the last player to ever wear number 42,” Rivera said during

the 50-minute ceremonies before the last regular-season day home game of his 19-season career. As Rivera stood nearby, Robinson’s wife Rachel unveiled a plaque dedicated to Jackie. Then with his wife and three sons, Rivera uncovered his number — changed from Robinson’s Dodger Blue to Yankees navy — that will be on display in Monument Park alongside the 15 other retired Yankees numbers, honoring 16 players and managers. Before a sellout crowd, the Yankees staged a sort of this is your baseball life pageant for Rivera. Several of Rivera’s former teammates were on AP photo hand, including Core Four New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera walks onto the field member Jorge Posada,

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It’s official: Phillies are Ryno’s club

PHILADELPHIA — Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. didn’t see a reason to wait until the offseason to explore other possibilities. The Philadelphia Phillies removed the interim tag from Ryne Sandberg, signing him Sunday to manage the next three years. “I think this is the right person to take us forward,” Amaro explained on the decision not to wait. “I know his philosophy on the importance of cohesiveness throughout the organization, and that’s exactly what we’re looking for. I know he understands the importance of player development and scouting, he’s got an idea and a vision of what’s necessary to move this organization forward.” Sandberg had been serving as interim manager since the Phillies fired Charlie Manuel on Aug. 16. He entered the season as the Phillies’ third-base coach after from 0the bullpen for a pregame ceremony at Yankees Stadium managing the team’s Triple-A Lehigh before a game against the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. The Valley club for two years previously. See RIVERA | 3B 13-time All-Star closer is retiring at the end of this season.

The move was not a surprise, but Sandberg expressed his relief that it finally became official. “I think there’s been a very large weight lifted off of me,” Sandberg said. “I’m still focused on the last eight games — still focused on today’s game to tell you the truth — but I’m looking forward to not only the eight games left but to 2014 and getting the wheels turning in that direction.” Before joining the Phillies organization, Sandberg managed in the Chicago Cubs’ minor-league system for four years. As a player, Sandberg spent 15 of 16 major-league seasons with the Cubs. He left the organization in 2010 shortly after Chicago named Mike Quade its manager to join the Phillies, the team that originally drafted him and ultimately traded him to the Cubs in 1982. Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2005, Sandberg hopes to overcome the notion that See PHILLIES | 3B

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Al.Ramirez ss 5 0 1 0 0 0 .282 Gillaspie 1b 4 3 1 2 1 1 .251 A.Garcia rf 5 1 3 2 0 0 .289 Jor.Danks cf 3 0 0 0 2 1 .234 Keppinger dh 5 0 3 2 0 0 .252 G.Beckham 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 .269 Phegley c 4 0 0 0 0 1 .222 Semien 3b 4 1 1 0 0 2 .289 totals 39 6 11 6 4 8 Detroit aB R H Bi BB sO avg. A.Jackson cf 4 0 0 1 0 2 .269 Dirks rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 .262 a-Tor.Hunter ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .298 Fielder 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 .283 V.Martinez dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 .303 D.Kelly 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .232 b-H.Perez ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .194 Avila c 3 1 3 0 0 0 .229 c-B.Pena ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 .304 Infante 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .317 R.Santiago ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 .228 N.Castellanos lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 .294 totals 36 3 11 3 0 2 Chicago 100 030 200—6 11 0 Detroit 000 100 101—3 11 1 a-lined out for Dirks in the 7th. b-flied out for D.Kelly in the 8th. c-doubled for Avila in the 9th. E—Infante (10). LOB—Chicago 10, Detroit 7. 2B—Keppinger (13), G.Beckham (21), Avila (14), B.Pena (11). 3B—Gillaspie (3). HR—Fielder (25), off Er.Johnson. RBIs—Gillaspie 2 (38), A.Garcia 2 (28), Keppinger 2 (40), A.Jackson (46), Fielder (106), R.Santiago (14). SB—De Aza (20), Semien (2). SF—A.Jackson. Runners left in scoring position—Chicago 7 (Semien, Phegley 3, G.Beckham 2, Gillaspie); Detroit 4 (R.Santiago 2, Tor.Hunter, A.Jackson). RISP—Chicago 5 for 16; Detroit 2 for 9. Runners moved up—G.Beckham, N.Castellanos. GIDP—A.Jackson. DP—Chicago 1 (Al.Ramirez, Gillaspie). Chicago iP H R eR BB sO nP eRa Er.Johnson W, 2-26 2-39 2 2 0 1 97 2.82 Veal H, 11 1 1-3 1 1 1 0 0 14 4.82 Lindstrom 1 1 0 0 0 1 15 2.88 Detroit iP H R eR BB sO nP eRa Ani.Sanchez L, 14-85 8 4 4 2 6 99 2.64 E.Reed 2 2-3 3 2 2 2 2 45 4.09 D.Downs 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 16 4.93 Veal pitched to 1 batter in the 9th. Inherited runners-scored—Veal 2-0, Lindstrom 1-1, D.Downs 1-0. WP—Ani.Sanchez 2. Umpires—Home, Laz Diaz; First, Mark Wegner; Second, Tim Timmons; Third, Mike Muchlinski. T—3:08. A—41,749 (41,255). angels 6, Mariners 5 seattle aB R H Bi BB sO avg. Ackley 2b 3 0 1 1 2 2 .254 A.Almonte cf 3 1 1 1 1 0 .291 Seager 3b 3 0 0 1 2 1 .266 K.Morales dh 5 0 1 0 0 1 .277 Ibanez lf 5 1 1 1 0 1 .249 Smoak 1b 5 0 0 0 0 2 .240 M.Saunders rf 4 0 1 0 1 3 .240 Franklin ss 3 2 2 0 1 0 .225 H.Blanco c 3 0 1 0 0 1 .142 a-B.Miller ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 .262 Quintero c 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 totals 35 5 9 4 7 11 los angeles aB R H Bi BB sO avg. Aybar ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 .268 Calhoun rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .287 Trout cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .327 Trumbo 1b 3 1 0 0 1 2 .237 H.Kendrick dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 .301 Iannetta c 3 1 1 0 0 2 .229 Cowgill lf 2 3 2 1 1 0 .244 G.Green 2b 3 1 1 3 0 2 .256 An.Romine 3b 3 0 1 1 0 1 .274 totals 30 6 6 5 2 10 seattle 001 000 121—5 9 0 los angeles 040 100 10x—6 6 1 a-singled for H.Blanco in the 8th. E—Calhoun (7). LOB—Seattle 11, Los Angeles 2. 2B—M.Saunders (23), G.Green (8). 3B—Cowgill (2). HR—Ibanez (29), off Frieri; Cowgill (2), off J.Saunders. RBIs—Ackley (31), A.Almonte (8), Seager (67), Ibanez (65), Cowgill (7), G.Green 3 (17), An.Romine (10). SB—Cowgill (1). SF—A. Almonte. Runners left in scoring position—Seattle 6 (K.Morales 2, H.Blanco, Ibanez, Ackley, Smoak); Los Angeles 1 (Calhoun). RISP—Seattle 2 for 10; Los Angeles 2 for 4. Runners moved up—Seager, Ibanez, Aybar. seattle iP H R eR BB sO nP eRa J.Saunders L, 11-167 6 6 6 2 9 125 5.26 Wilhelmsen 1 0 0 0 0 1 10 3.99 Pittsburgh iP H R eR BB sO nP eRa Williams W, 9-105 2-3 5 1 1 5 5 106 4.55 Boshers H, 5 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 5 3.21 Cor.Rasmus 1 0 1 1 2 2 24 3.95 J.Gutierrez 1-3 2 2 1 0 1 17 4.05 D.De La Rosa H, 192-31 0 0 0 1 12 2.96 Frieri S, 36-40 1 1 1 1 0 1 15 3.65 Inherited runners-scored—Boshers 2-0, D.De La Rosa 2-2. WP—J.Saunders. Balk—Cor.Rasmus. Umpires—Home, Rob Drake; First, Joe West; Second, Jim Joyce; Third, Andy Fletcher. T—3:01. A—41,001 (45,483). Diamondbacks 7, Rockies 2 arizona aB R H Bi BB sO avg. Eaton cf-lf 5 1 1 0 0 1 .258 Bloomquist ss 5 2 2 0 0 0 .336 Goldschmidt 1b 5 0 1 1 0 1 .305 Prado lf-3b 4 1 2 1 1 0 .281 Davidson 3b 4 1 1 3 0 0 .232 Pollock cf 1 0 0 0 0 1 .263 G.Parra rf 5 2 3 0 0 1 .268 Owings 2b 4 0 3 1 0 0 .303 Gosewisch c 4 0 1 1 0 1 .211 Cahill p 2 0 0 0 0 0 .085 Collmenter p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 c-Er.Chavez ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 Bell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --totals 40 7 14 7 1 5 Colorado aB R H Bi BB sO avg. Blackmon rf 5 0 3 0 0 0 .306 LeMahieu 3b 4 0 1 0 1 0 .283 Co.Dickerson cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .282 Helton 1b 4 1 1 0 0 1 .243 Culberson lf 4 1 2 0 0 1 .310 Rutledge 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .228 Pacheco c 3 0 0 1 0 0 .233 J.Herrera ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 .289 McHugh p 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 a-Fowler ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 Manship p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 b-R.Wheeler ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .184 Boggs p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Scahill p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 d-Arenado ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 totals 36 2 9 2 1 7 arizona 114 000 001—7 14 1 Colorado 000 101 000—2 9 0 a-grounded out for McHugh in the 5th. bstruck out for Manship in the 6th. c-grounded out for Collmenter in the 8th. d-grounded out for Scahill in the 9th. E—Gosewisch (1). LOB—Arizona 8, Colorado 9. 2B—Prado (35), G.Parra 2 (40), Owings (1), Blackmon (17). HR—Davidson (2), off McHugh. RBIs—Goldschmidt (122), Prado (79), Davidson 3 (7), Owings (3), Gosewisch (3), Pacheco (21), J.Herrera (16). SB—Eaton (5), Culberson 2 (5). S—Cahill. SF—Pacheco. Runners left in scoring position—Arizona 4 (Davidson, Eaton, Gosewisch, G.Parra); Colorado 5 (Culberson, Co.Dickerson, J.Herrera 2, R.Wheeler). RISP—Arizona 4 for 12; Colorado 3 for 12. Runners moved up—Bloomquist, Owings, LeMahieu, Pacheco. arizona iP H R eR BB sO nP eRa Cahill W, 8-10 5 2-3 7 2 1 1 5 103 4.02 Collmenter H, 51 1-3 1 0 0 0 1 17 2.72 Bell 2 1 0 0 0 1 24 4.22 Colorado iP H R eR BB sO nP eRa McHugh L, 0-3 5 11 6 6 0 1 80 8.59 Manship 1 0 0 0 0 1 12 6.52 Boggs 1 0 0 0 0 0 14 8.46 Scahill 2 3 1 1 1 3 37 4.45 Inherited runners-scored—Collmenter 2-0. Umpires—Home, Jeff Kellogg; First, Toby Basner; Second, Chad Fairchild; Third, Paul Schrieber. T—3:00. A—36,005 (50,398). Dodgers 4, Padres 0 los angeles aB R H Bi BB sO avg. Puig rf 4 1 1 2 1 1 .331 C.Crawford lf 5 0 1 0 0 0 .280 Kemp cf 3 0 0 0 1 1 .269 Ad.Gonzalez 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .295 Uribe 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .273 M.Ellis 2b 3 1 0 0 1 1 .267 A.Ellis c 3 1 1 2 1 0 .241 Punto ss 3 0 0 0 1 2 .255 Kershaw p 2 1 1 0 1 1 .176 Belisario p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 b-Schumaker ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .274 B.Wilson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --totals 32 4 6 4 6 8 san Diego aB R H Bi BB sO avg. Denorfia cf 3 0 1 0 1 2 .270 Headley 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 .243 Gyorko 2b 3 0 0 0 1 1 .249 J.Guzman lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .226 Medica 1b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .231 Blanks rf 3 0 0 0 0 3 .249 Hundley c 3 0 0 0 0 1 .235 R.Cedeno ss 3 0 0 0 0 1 .284 B.Smith p 2 0 1 0 0 0 .143 Stauffer p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Boxberger p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000

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5.40 3.40 4.40 3.20 4.60 HiGH sCHOOl FielD HOCKeY Crestwood at Lake-Lehman, 7 p.m. Elk Lake at Northwest Meyers at Northwest Pittston Area at Tunkhannock HiGH sCHOOl GiRls sOCCeR Meyers at Wyoming Area HiGH sCHOOl GiRls VOlleYBall GAR at Tunkhannock Hanover Area at MMI Prep Holy Redeemer at Berwick, 4:30 p.m. North Pocono at Nanticoke COlleGe FielD HOCKeY King’s at Marywood, 4 p.m. COlleGe CO-eD sOCCeR PSU Wilkes-Barre at PSU Schuylkill, 4 p.m. COlleGe Men’s sOCCeR Wilkes at Elmira, 4 p.m. PSU York at PSU Hazleton, 6 p.m. COlleGe WOMen’s VOlleYBall King’s at Delaware Valley, 7 p.m. LCCC at Manor, 7 p.m. Misericordia at FDU-Florham, 7 p.m. Wilkes at Manhattanville, 7 p.m.

a-Amarista ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248 Brach p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --totals 29 0 3 0 2 13 los angeles 000 200 200—4 6 0 san Diego 000 000 000—0 3 1 a-grounded out for Boxberger in the 8th. bgrounded out for Belisario in the 9th. E—J.Guzman (6). LOB—Los Angeles 7, San Diego 4. 2B—C.Crawford (28), Headley (30). HR—A. Ellis (9), off B.Smith; Puig (18), off Stauffer. RBIs—Puig 2 (41), A.Ellis 2 (48). SB—C.Crawford (14). CS—A.Ellis (2), Punto (3). Runners left in scoring position—Los Angeles 3 (M.Ellis 2, Ad.Gonzalez); San Diego 2 (Medica, J.Guzman). RISP—Los Angeles 1 for 5; San Diego 0 for 6. Runners moved up—Kemp. DP—Los Angeles 1 (M.Ellis, Ad.Gonzalez, Ad.Gonzalez, A.Ellis); San Diego 1 (Hundley, Hundley, R.Cedeno). los angeles iP H R eR BB sO nP eRa Kershaw W, 15-9 7 3 0 0 2 10 99 1.88 Belisario 1 0 0 0 0 1 15 4.07 B.Wilson 1 0 0 0 0 2 9 0.79 san Diego iP H R eR BB sO nP eRa B.Smith L, 1-2 6 3 2 2 5 6 98 5.87 Stauffer 1 3 2 2 0 1 18 3.63 Boxberger 1 0 0 0 1 1 12 3.05 Brach 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 3.30 WP—Kershaw. Umpires—Home, Hal Gibson; First, Kerwin Danley; Second, Vic Carapazza; Third, Bill Miller. T—2:37. A—40,572 (42,524).

Greg Reynolds, Grand Blanc, Mich., 44-39—83 Brian Johnston, Duluth, Ga., 43-40—83 Steve Rogers, Bowling Green, Ky., 42-41—83 Dave Kempner, Ann Arbor, Mich., 38-45—83 Jim Craffey, Franklin Lakes, N.J., 39-44—83 Marshall Uchida, Honolulu, 38-45—83 Steve Melnyk, Jacksonville, Fla., 39-45—84 William Heffernan, Dover, Mass., 41-43—84 Stephen Macgeorge, Shoreline, Wash., 41-43—84 Craig Stein, Moorhead, Minn., 41-43—84 Jim Knoll, Sunnyvale, Calif., 41-43—84 Bradford Kroll, Charlotte, N.C., 42-42—84 Ted Warner, Greeley, Colo., 44-40—84 Henry Coffman, Mansfield, Texas, 44-40—84 Jeff Wiltse, Bemidji, Minn., 40-44—84 Mark Tolson, Lafayette, La., 41-43—84 David Pulk, Williamsburg, Va., 42-43—85 Steven Poseler, Gibsonburg, Ohio, 44-41—85 Albert Johnson Jr., Lawton, Okla., 41-44—85 George Waterhouse, Jackson, Wyo., 39-46—85 Peter Sherwin, Cape Coral, Fla., 40-45—85 David Lind, Burr Ridge, Ill., 46-40—86 Craig Ling, Monterey, Calif., 40-46—86 Gregory Brooking, Natchez, Miss., 42-44—86 Gregory Hetzer, San Pedro, Calif., 43-43—86

Coughlin’s Phil torres, right, tries to save the ball from going out of bounds ahead of Dallas’ Cory Metz in a WVC Division 1 soccer game earlier this month in Wilkes-Barre.

Bill Tarutis | For The Times Leader

BOYs sOCCeR statistiCs
Division i Wyoming Valley West Coughlin Dallas Crestwood Lake-Lehman Hazleton Area Division ii Tunkhannock Wyoming Seminary Pittston Area Holy Redeemer Meyers Division iii Wyoming Area Nanticoke GAR Berwick Hanover Area MMI (minimum 4 points)

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auto racing
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sunday at new Hampshire Motor speedway loudon, n.H. lap length: 1.058 miles (start position in parentheses) 1. (9) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 300 laps, 141.5 rating, 48 points. 2. (12) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 300, 112.7, 42. 3. (10) Greg Biffle, Ford, 300, 97.3, 41. 4. (11) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 300, 116.7, 41. 5. (23) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 300, 94.2, 39. 6. (17) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 300, 103, 39. 7. (29) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 300, 91.1, 0. 8. (25) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 300, 91.7, 36. 9. (26) Carl Edwards, Ford, 300, 86.1, 35. 10. (5) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 300, 120.7, 35. 11. (20) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 300, 102.1, 34. 12. (14) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 300, 93.6, 32. 13. (4) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 300, 81.8, 31. 14. (6) Joey Logano, Ford, 300, 90.5, 31. 15. (3) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 300, 105.7, 30. 16. (1) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 300, 82.8, 29. 17. (16) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 300, 76.9, 28. 18. (22) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 300, 69.9, 26. 19. (15) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 300, 67.5, 25. 20. (8) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 300, 73.9, 24. 21. (13) Aric Almirola, Ford, 300, 67.7, 23. 22. (7) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 300, 70.4, 22. 23. (18) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 300, 64.4, 21. 24. (31) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 300, 62, 20. 25. (34) Casey Mears, Ford, 300, 57.7, 19. 26. (35) David Reutimann, Toyota, 300, 55.8, 18. 27. (21) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 300, 57.1, 17. 28. (30) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 300, 51.9, 16. 29. (19) David Ragan, Ford, 299, 54.6, 15. 30. (27) Michael McDowell, Chevrolet, 297, 43.4, 14. 31. (38) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 297, 41, 13. 32. (43) Josh Wise, Ford, 297, 39.4, 0. 33. (37) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 296, 44.8, 12. 34. (32) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 296, 43, 0. 35. (36) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 296, 33.7, 0. 36. (42) Timmy Hill, Ford, 293, 27.4, 8. 37. (2) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 278, 97.6, 8. 38. (33) Kevin Swindell, Toyota, 244, 32.1, 0. 39. (24) David Gilliland, Ford, accident, 239, 38.6, 5. 40. (28) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, accident, 161, 37.2, 4. 41. (39) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, brakes, 128, 29, 0. 42. (41) Johnny Sauter, Ford, brakes, 103, 31.4, 0. 43. (40) Scott Riggs, Ford, brakes, 92, 25.8, 1. Race statistics average speed of Race Winner: 107.573 mph. time of Race: 2 hours, 57 minutes, 2 seconds. Margin of Victory: 0.533 seconds. Caution Flags: 7 for 37 laps. lead Changes: 19 among 11 drivers. lap leaders: R.Newman 1-2; K.Kahne 3-31; M.Truex Jr. 32; J.Yeley 33; K.Kahne 34-35; M.Truex Jr. 36-108; M.Kenseth 109; J.Gordon 110; B.Keselowski 111-112; J.Logano 113; D.Earnhardt Jr. 114-129; M.Truex Jr. 130-152; M.Kenseth 153-165; M.Truex Jr. 166; J.Gordon 167-201; D.Earnhardt Jr. 202; C.Bowyer 203-207; M.Kenseth 208-246; J.Johnson 247; M.Kenseth 248-300. leaders summary (Driver, times led, laps led): M.Kenseth, 4 times for 106 laps; M.Truex Jr., 4 times for 98 laps; J.Gordon, 2 times for 36 laps; K.Kahne, 2 times for 31 laps; D.Earnhardt Jr., 2 times for 17 laps; C.Bowyer, 1 time for 5 laps; B.Keselowski, 1 time for 2 laps; R.Newman, 1 time for 2 laps; J.Johnson, 1 time for 1 lap; J.Logano, 1 time for 1 lap; J.Yeley, 1 time for 1 lap. top 12 in Points: 1. M.Kenseth, 2,111; 2. Ky.Busch, 2,097; 3.J.Johnson, 2,093; 4. C.Edwards, 2,075; 5. G.Biffle, 2,073; 6. K.Harvick, 2,072; 7. Ku.Busch, 2,071; 8. J.Gordon, 2,069; 9. R.Newman, 2,064; 10. C.Bowyer, 2,063; 11. D.Earnhardt Jr., 2,049; 12. J.Logano, 2,042.

EXACTA (2-1) $43.60 50 CENT TRIFECTA (2-1-6) $330.40 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $82.60 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (2-1-6-7) $2,416.80 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $120.84 Fifth - $8,500 Pace 1:54.1 7-Rick’s Crossroads (Ma Kakaley) 3.60 4-Keep On Flyin (An McCarthy) 2-It’sgottabemyway (Er Carlson)

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sunday at east lake Golf Club atlanta Purse: $8 million Yardage: 7,307; Par: 70 Final Henrik Stenson Jordan Spieth Steve Stricker Webb Simpson Dustin Johnson Justin Rose Billy Horschel Zach Johnson Roberto Castro Jason Dufner Sergio Garcia Keegan Bradley Phil Mickelson Jim Furyk Jason Day Adam Scott Nick Watney Brendon de Jonge Luke Donald Brandt Snedeker Hunter Mahan Tiger Woods Gary Woodland Kevin Streelman Bill Haas Matt Kuchar D.A. Points Graham DeLaet Charl Schwartzel Boo Weekley 64-66-69-68—267 68-67-71-64—270 66-71-68-65—270 68-71-69-63—271 68-68-67-69—272 68-68-70-67—273 66-70-70-68—274 69-68-69-68—274 67-71-72-65—275 74-70-66-65—275 68-71-69-67—275 72-65-72-67—276 71-67-70-68—276 70-68-73-66—277 68-74-68-67—277 65-69-74-69—277 72-65-70-70—277 70-72-71-65—278 70-70-67-71—278 69-75-67-68—279 70-69-71-69—279 73-71-69-67—280 70-67-71-72—280 69-72-74-67—282 70-69-69-74—282 69-74-69-71—283 72-67-70-74—283 68-71-72-73—284 68-79-77-66—290 70-75-73-74—292 -13 -10 -10 -9 -8 -7 -6 -6 -5 -5 -5 -4 -4 -3 -3 -3 -3 -2 -2 -1 -1 E E +2 +2 +3 +3 +4 +10 +12

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3.20 6.40 6.80

EXACTA (7-4) $32.60 50 CENT TRIFECTA (7-4-2) $255.20 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $63.80 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (7-4-2-1) $1,132.20 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $56.61 sixth - $19,000 Pace 1:50.2 5-Mudslide (An McCarthy) 5.60 9-Papa Ray (Ma Kakaley)

WYOMinG ValleY COnFeRenCe sCORinG leaDeRs
Division i name Eddie Thomas John Andrews Kyle Gegaris Tommy Sebia Austin Harry Nick Singer Travis Keil Matt Wimpfheimer Matt Saba Alex Buchholz Dave Marriggi Casey Ritsick Sam Skonieczki Nick Vnuk Nate Wood Zach Goodwin Aleksey Gitelson Junior Martinez Henry Sanchez Phil Torres Aaron Wroblewski Dillion Perone Donald Michilism Phil Veet Paul owens Christian Kimmerle Mike Bazadona Division ii name Aidan Cronin Jordan Consagra Andiry Malchanov Andrew Drewchin Brian Ly Chris Pawlenok Cal Lisman Pat Cronin Colin Tracy Matt Tavaglione Jarek Hernandez Exel Mendoza Damian Williams Adam Billings Brandon Shamnoski Pat Casey Drew Tinna Malcolm Lumia Daniel Shurtleff Mauricio Rodriguez Sean Andress Matt Dymond Jonathon Roberge Tyler Kukosky Gino Setta Deidrich Reitsma Dakota Quick Andrew Kim Division iii name Josh Maron Matt Clemons Anthony Tlatenchi Dylan Luzny Jeffrey Vergara Jose Umana Joharkey Santos Wiston Godoy Jay Solgama Mike Mihneski Ryan Shuleski Ed Lukowski Gared Zaboski Division i team Coughlin Crestwood Dallas Hazleton Area Lake-Lehman Wyoming Valley West Division ii team Holy Redeemer Meyers Pittston Area Tunkhannock Wyoming Seminary Division iii team Berwick GAR Hanover Area MMI Nanticoke Wyoming Area school Wyoming Valley West Crestwood Crestwood Coughlin Lake-Lehman Wyoming Valley West Coughlin Crestwood Dallas Crestwood Coughlin Crestwood Crestwood Lake-Lehman Dallas Dallas Dallas Coughlin Coughlin Coughlin Coughlin Crestwood Dallas Hazleton Area Wyoming Valley West Dallas Wyoming Valley West school Tunkhannock Pittston Area Wyoming Seminary Wyoming Seminary Tunkhannock Holy Redeemer Meyers Tunkhannock Pittston Area Pittston Area Meyers Meyers Tunkhannock Tunkhannock Meyers Tunkhannock Tunkhannock Wyoming Seminary Tunkhannock Holy Redeemer Tunkhannock Tunkhannock Wyoming Seminary Holy Redeemer Meyers Wyoming Seminary Tunkhannock Wyoming Seminary school Berwick Hanover Area GAR Hanover Area GAR Berwick GAR Nanticoke MMI Nanticoke Wyoming Area Nanticoke Wyoming Area Goals 11 7 8 7 6 2 5 5 5 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 Goals 15 10 9 8 5 5 4 2 3 2 3 3 3 2 3 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 Goals 6 5 4 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 assists 0 7 1 2 2 10 3 1 1 1 3 3 3 3 0 2 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 assists 2 5 0 2 7 2 3 6 3 5 2 2 1 3 0 2 2 2 4 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 2 2 assists 1 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 Points 22 21 17 16 14 14 13 11 11 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Points 32 25 18 18 17 12 11 10 9 9 8 8 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 Points 13 11 10 8 8 7 7 6 5 5 5 4 4

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HiGH sCHOOl CROss COUntRY MMI Prep/Dallas/GAR/Pittston/Wyoming Area/Crestwood at MMI Prep, 4:15 p.m. Holy Redeemer at Northwest, 4:15 p.m. HiGH sCHOOl FielD HOCKeY Abington Heights at Wyoming Valley West, 6:30 p.m. Coughlin at Delaware Valley Hazleton Area at Nanticoke Honesdale at Holy Redeemer Lackawanna Trail at Wyoming Area Wallenpaupack at Lake-Lehman Wyoming Seminary at Dallas HiGH sCHOOl BOYs sOCCeR Hazleton Area at Crestwood, 7 p.m. Wyoming Seminary at Meyers Lake-Lehman at Dallas Nanticoke at Hanover Area Pittston Area at Tunkhannock Wyoming Area at MMI Prep HiGH sCHOOl GiRls sOCCeR Dallas at Lake-Lehman Hanover Area at Tunkhannock Hazleton Area at Wyoming Seminary Nanticoke at Coughlin Wyoming Valley West at Meyers HiGH sCHOOl GiRls VOlleYBall Dallas at Hazleton Area Meyers at Crestwood, 4:30 p.m. Wyoming Area at Lake-Lehman Wyoming Valley West at Delaware Valley COlleGe GOlF Wilkes, King’s at Scranton (Glenmaura), 1 p.m. COlleGe FielD HOCKeY Misericordia at Haverford, 4 p.m. Wilkes at Albright, 4 p.m. COlleGe Men’s sOCCeR Lebanon Valley at Misericordia, 7 p.m. COlleGe WOMen’s sOCCeR Misercordia at Elizabethtown, 4:30 p.m. Wilkes at Susquehanna, 7 p.m. COlleGe WOMen’s tennis Baptist Bible at King’s, 3 p.m. Susquehanna at Misericordia, 3:30 p.m.

3.40 6-Big Time Promise (Ge Napolitano Jr) EXACTA (5-9) $29.00 50 CENT TRIFECTA (5-9-6) $123.40 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $30.85 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (5-9-6-7) $675.00 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $33.75 PICK 3 - 15% TAKEOUT (2-7-5) $182.40 seventh - $12,000 Pace 1:53.2 4-Artsbred Camotion (Ge Napolitano Jr) 6.00 3.00 6-Tamayo (Si Allard) 2.80 1-Stronski (Ma Kakaley) EXACTA (4-6) $15.20 50 CENT TRIFECTA (4-6-1) $31.40 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $7.85 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (4-6-1-3) $99.00 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $4.95 Scratched: Bordeaux’s Best eighth - $19,000 Pace 1:51.4 5-Maytime Terror (Ge Napolitano Jr) 10.40 5.40 1-Whogoesfirst (Ke Wallis) 13.80 2-No Bu (An Napolitano) EXACTA (5-1) $155.20 50 CENT TRIFECTA (5-1-2) $634.60 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $158.65 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (5-1-2-4) $5,360.40 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $268.02 ninth - $18,000 Pace 1:51.4 6-Competition Cam (Ty Buter) 5.40 5-Brookstone (An Napolitano)

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sunday at Wade Hampton Golf Club Cashiers, n.C. Yardage: 6,842; Par 72 First Round Chip Lutz, Reading, Pa., 33-36-69 Buzz Fly, Memphis, Tenn., 34-38—72 Jack Hall, Sea Island, Ga., 35-37—72 Pat O’Donnell, Happy Valley, Ore., 36-36—72 Paul Schlachter, Pittsburgh, 33-39—72 Paul Simson, Raleigh, N.C., 37-36—73 Rick Cloninger, Fort Mill, S.C., 36-37—73 David Szewczul, Farmington, Conn., 35-38—73 George Zahringer, New York, 36-38—74 Michael Hughett, Owasso, Okla., 35-39—74 Hill Adams, Katy, Texas, 36-38—74 Patrick Tallent, Vienna, Va., 39-35—74 Douglas Hanzel, Savannah, Ga., 35-39—74 Patrick Duncan, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., 3639—75 Daniel Arvanitis, Manchester, N.H., 37-38—75 Kent Frandsen, Lebanon, Ind., 37-38—75 David Nelson, Reno, Nev., 35-40—75 Casey Boyns, Monterey, Calif., 38-37—75 Vinny Giles, Richmond, Va., 36-39—75 Michael Turner, Sherman Oaks, Calif., 34-41—75 James Lehman, Minnetonka, Minn., 36-39—75 Mike Booker, The Woodlands, Texas, 37-39—76 Mike Poe, Athens, Tenn., 37-39—76 Craig Calkins, Manhattan Beach, Calif., 39-37—76 Michael Mercier, Juno Beach, Fla., 37-39—76 Don Erickson III, Dubois, Pa., 36-40—76 Mickey Jones, Odessa, Texas, 35-41—76 Mark Macejko, Vass, N.C., 37-39—76 Bev Hargraves, Helena, Ark., 41-35—76 James Gallagher, Yorktown, Va., 38-38—76 Peach Reynolds, Austin, Texas, 40-36—76 Rich Gleghorn, Santa Cruz, Calif., 38-38—76 Carl Ho, Honolulu, 37-40—77 George Marucci Jr., Villanova, Pa., 37-40—77 John Long, Centreville, Va., 38-39—77 Ken Palladino, Dunedin, Fla., 38-39—77 Robert Valerio, Hawthorne, Calif., 42-35—77 Don Donatoni, Malvern, Pa., 38-39—77 David Schultz, Canada, 36-41—77 Steven Poulson, Bountiful, Utah, 36-41—77 Tim Dinwiddie, Afton, Tenn., 38-39—77 James Dunn, Collinsville, Ill., 40-38—78 Stan Lee, Heber Springs, Ark., 35-43—78 Tom Norton, Muscatine, Iowa, 40-38—78 Jim Shindler, Milwaukie, Ore., 37-41—78 Thomas Dicinti, Voorhees, N.J., 41-37—78 David Zeid, Redding, Conn., 38-40—78 Neil Spitalny, Chattanooga, Tenn., 39-39—78 Harry Ramirez, San Antonio, 39-39—78 Peter Wegmann, Sea Ranch Lakes, Fla., 41-37—78 Jim Rollefson, Franklin, Wis., 42-36—78 Bob Stephens, Indianapolis, 38-40—78 Don Detweiler, Raleigh, N.C., 41-37—78 Jon Tingley, Flemington, N.J., 36-42—78 Jay Blumenfeld, Parsippany, N.J., 38-40—78 Walter Odiorne, Columbia, S.C., 37-41—78 Buck Baumann, Fremont, Ohio, 37-41—78 Steven Ford, Trappe, Md., 40-38—78 Stephen Sharpe, Greensboro, N.C., 36-42—78 Bill Leonard, Dallas, Ga., 39-39—78 Keith Waters, Raleigh, N.C., 36-43—79 Scott Sullivan, Grand Junction, Colo., 38-41—79 Gay McMichael, Macon, Ga., 39-40—79 Terry Foreman, Antioch, Calif., 41-38—79 Mike Raymond, Jackson, Mich., 38-41—79 Bob Kain, Gates Mills, Ohio, 41-38—79 Randal Lewis, Alma, Mich., 42-37—79 Rick Ten Broeck, Chicago, 41-38—79 Jim Gallagher, Charlotte, N.C., 39-40—79 Michael Kelly, Odenton, Md., 42-37—79 Tom Schultz, Trinidad, Colo., 41-38—79 Edward Steiber, Cincinnati, 41-38—79 Louis Lee, Heber Springs, Ark., 40-39—79 Neil Vanleeuwen, Tarpon Springs, Fla., 37-42—79 David Holmes, Sutton, Mass., 38-41—79 Mike Bell, Indianapolis, 40-39—79 Mike Krumland, Columbus, Neb., 36-43—79 Robert Parmar, Fairhope, Ala., 39-41—80 Mark Knutson, Eden Prairie, Minn., 41-39—80 Steve Golliher, Knoxville, Tenn., 39-41—80 Mike Peck, Irving, Texas, 41-39—80 Allan Small, Florham Park, N.J., 42-38—80 Brady Exber, Las Vegas, 40-40—80 John Montross, Reno, Nev., 38-42—80 Kip Estep, Rockwall, Texas, 37-43—80 Ted Smith, Wilkinson, Ind., 42-38—80 Hal Wright, Shreveport, La., 38-42—80 Larry Daniels, Seattle, 37-43—80 Rusty Brown, Phoenix, 38-42—80 Mills Brown, Scottsdale, Ariz., 41-40—81 David Pohlmann, Louisville, Ky., 41-40—81 Mark Wagner, Statesville, N.C., 38-43—81 Joe Walker, Dennis, Mass., 37-44—81 Neil Kopinski, Sarasota, Fla., 41-40—81 Ronald Vannelli, Edison, N.J., 42-39—81 Philip Moulton, Ivins, Utah, 39-42—81 Andrew Congdon, Great Barrington, Mass., 4140—81 Kimble Cater, Salinas, Calif., 41-40—81 Bob Ammon, Waco, Texas, 42-39—81 Joe Davis, Gastonia, N.C., 43-38—81 Curt Knorr, Dunwoody, Ga., 39-42—81 Ray Thompson, Drexel Hill, Pa., 40-41—81 Gudmund Lindbjerg, Canada, 39-42—81 Walter Himelsbaugh, Leesburg, Fla., 43-39—82 David Jacobsen, Portland, Ore., 36-46—82 Kevin King, Bluffton, S.C., 40-42—82 Mark Burden, Atlanta, 41-41—82 Martin West, Rockville, Md., 40-42—82 Mike Rice, Houston, 42-40—82 Mike Greer, Birmingham, Ala., 43-39—82 Barry Flaer, Adamstown, Md., 41-41—82 Michael Dooner, Havana, Fla., 37-45—82 David Delich, Colorado Springs, 41-41—82 James Hegarty, Grand Rapids, Mich., 38-45—83 David Vlasic, Valparaiso, Ind., 37-46—83

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16.00 8-Allamerican Daddy (An McCarthy) EXACTA (6-5) $96.40 50 CENT TRIFECTA (6-5-8) $744.80 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $186.20 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (6-5-8-1) $2,823.80 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $141.19 PICK 3 - 15% TAKEOUT (4-5-6) $328.60 tenth - $25,000 Pace 1:50.2 6-Rockin The House (Ma Kakaley) 21.00 4-Flem N Em N (Si Allard) 3-Uncle Goodfellow (Da Rawlings)

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HiGH sCHOOl FielD HOCKeY Berwick at Tunkhannock GAR at Pittston Area Meyers at Elk Lake HiGH sCHOOl GOlF League Playoffs HiGH sCHOOl BOYs sOCCeR Meyers at Coughlin, 7 p.m. at Wilkes-Barre Memorial Stadium HiGH sCHOOl GiRls VOlleYBall Berwick at Nanticoke Coughlin at Hanover Area MMI Prep at Holy Redeemer, 4:30 p.m. Pittston Area at GAR Tunkhannock at North Pocono COlleGe FielD HOCKeY Cedar Crest at King’s, 7 p.m. COlleGe GOlF PSUAC at PSU Wilkes-Barre, 10 a.m. COlleGe WOMen’s VOlleYBall King’s at Staten Island, 6 p.m. LCCC at Lackawanna, 6 p.m. Misericordiat at SUNY Cortland, 4 p.m. Penn College at PSU Hazleton, 7 p.m.

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EXACTA (6-4) $56.80 50 CENT TRIFECTA (6-4-3) $161.00 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $40.25 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (6-4-3-7) $978.40 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $48.92 eleventh - $14,000 Pace 1:53.1 3-Excel Nine (Ma Romano) 60.00 16.80 9-Windsong Gorgeous (Ma Kakaley) 4.40 6-Alfredsson (Si Allard)

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tHe aP tOP 25
The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 21, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking: Record Pts Pv 1. Alabama (56) 3-0 1,496 1 2. Oregon (4) 3-0 1,418 2 3. Clemson 3-0 1,340 3 4. Ohio St. 4-0 1,320 4 5. Stanford 3-0 1,270 5 6. LSU 4-0 1,167 6 7. Louisville 4-0 1,088 7 8. Florida St. 3-0 1,049 8 9. Georgia 2-1 1,029 9 10. Texas A&M 3-1 1,011 10 11. Oklahoma St. 3-0 849 11 12. South Carolina 2-1 828 12 13. UCLA 3-0 798 13 14. Oklahoma 3-0 689 14 15. Miami 3-0 687 16 16. Washington 3-0 559 17 17. Northwestern 4-0 477 18 18. Michigan 4-0 450 15 19. Baylor 3-0 441 20 20. Florida 2-1 414 19 21. Mississippi 3-0 342 21 22. Notre Dame 3-1 256 22 23. Wisconsin 3-1 130 24 24. Texas Tech 4-0 127 25 25. Fresno St. 3-0 110 NR Others receiving votes: Arizona St. 41, Georgia Tech 30, Maryland 24, UCF 19, Nebraska 13, N. Illinois 9, Arizona 8, Virginia Tech 4, Michigan St. 3, Missouri 2, Navy 1, Rutgers 1.

EXACTA (3-9) $270.20 50 CENT TRIFECTA (3-9-6) $1,290.00 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $322.50 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (3-9-6-5) $13,933.20 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $696.66 Scratched: Last Call Hanover

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Pirates 4, Reds 2 Cincinnati aB R H Bi BB sO avg. D.Robinson cf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .242 B.Phillips 2b 3 1 1 0 1 1 .260 Votto 1b 3 0 1 0 1 1 .307 Ludwick lf 3 0 2 1 1 1 .261 Bruce rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .266 Cozart ss 4 1 1 1 0 0 .255 Hannahan 3b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .219 Hanigan c 2 0 0 0 1 1 .200 H.Bailey p 2 0 0 0 0 2 .161 Duke p 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 Hoover p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --a-H.Rodriguez ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .167 Simon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 S.Marshall p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --totals 29 2 5 2 4 12 Pittsburgh aB R H Bi BB sO avg. Tabata lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 .283 1-S.Marte pr-lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 N.Walker 2b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .249 McCutchen cf 3 1 0 0 1 1 .321 Morneau 1b 2 1 0 0 2 1 .274 Byrd rf 3 0 1 1 0 0 .288 P.Alvarez 3b 4 1 1 1 0 1 .229 R.Martin c 3 1 1 2 0 0 .230 Barmes ss 3 0 0 0 0 0 .215 A.J.Burnett p 1 0 0 0 1 0 .073 b-Snider ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217 Morris p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 Ju.Wilson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Grilli p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --totals 27 4 5 4 5 3 Cincinnati 110 000 000—2 5 2 Pittsburgh 020 002 00x—4 5 0 a-struck out for Hoover in the 7th. b-grounded out for A.J.Burnett in the 7th. 1-ran for Tabata in the 7th. E—Votto (14), H.Bailey (1). LOB—Cincinnati 4, Pittsburgh 5. HR—Cozart (12), off A.J.Burnett; R.Martin (15), off H.Bailey. RBIs—Ludwick (12), Cozart (63), Byrd (84), P.Alvarez (94), R.Martin 2 (55). SB—S.Marte (37). SF—Byrd. Runners left in scoring position—Cincinnati 2 (Bruce, Cozart); Pittsburgh 1 (McCutchen). RISP—Cincinnati 1 for 3; Pittsburgh 1 for 2. GIDP—Votto, Bruce 2, McCutchen, Byrd. DP—Cincinnati 2 (Hannahan, B.Phillips, Votto), (Cozart, B.Phillips, Votto); Pittsburgh 3 (N.Walker, Barmes, Morneau), (Barmes, Morneau), (N.Walker, Barmes, Morneau). Cincinnati iP H R eR BB sO nP eRa H.Bailey L, 11-115 2-3 3 4 2 4 3 91 3.40 Duke 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 7.00 Hoover 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2.83 Simon 1 1 0 0 1 0 15 3.07 S.Marshall 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 2.00 Pittsburgh iP H R eR BB sO nP eRa A.J.Burnett W, 9-117 4 2 2 3 12 107 3.39 Morris H, 7 1-3 0 0 0 1 0 9 3.63 Ju.Wilson H, 14 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 6 2.13 Grilli S, 31-33 1 1 0 0 0 0 10 2.79 Duke pitched to 1 batter in the 6th. Inherited runners-scored—Duke 1-1, Hoover 1-0, Ju.Wilson 1-0. WP—A.J.Burnett. Umpires—Home, Gerry Davis; First, Dan Iassogna; Second, Brian Knight; Third, Mark Carlson. T—3:01. A—39,425 (38,362). Chicago De Aza lf White sox 6, tigers 3 aB R H Bi BB sO avg. 4 1 1 0 1 3 .264

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twelfth - $16,000 Pace 1:53.4 4-Martial Bliss (Se Bier) 49.00 19.80 10.40 3-Mattador D (Ge Napolitano Jr) 3.00 3.20 1-Machman (Ke Wallis) 4.80 EXACTA (4-3) $184.60 50 CENT TRIFECTA (4-3-1) $411.80 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $102.95 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (4-3-1-8) $10,115.00 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $505.75 PICK 3 - 15% TAKEOUT (6-ALL-4) $786.40 PICK 3 - 15% TAKEOUT (ALL-3-4) $786.40 thirteenth - $15,000 Pace 1:51.4 8-Dinner Guest (Si Allard) 8.20 6.40 5-Hrubys N Luck (An Napolitano) 12.40 2-Mosee Terror (Ty Buter) EXACTA (8-5) $146.20 50 CENT TRIFECTA (8-5-2) $290.00 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $72.50 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (8-5-2-1) $1,980.40 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $99.02 Fourteenth - $19,000 trot 1:55.1 4-Wind Of The North (Ma Kakaley) 6.80 3.80 7-Definitely Mamie (An McCarthy) 4.60 1-Flashbacks (Dr Chellis) EXACTA (4-7) $44.40 50 CENT TRIFECTA (4-7-1) $254.80 50 CENT TRIFECTA (50 Cent) $63.70 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (4-7-1-2) $729.80 10 CENT SUPERFECTA (10 Cent) $36.49 LATE DOUBLE (8-4) $39.40 total Handle-$346,772

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scranton Race for the Cure 5K Run results top 3 finishers 1. Jacob Shoemaker, 28, Philadelphia, 17:12 2. Mark Arzie, 17, Jermyn, 17:21 3. Brian Conniff, 56, Moscow, -8:29 First male cancer survivor to finish: Andy Wallace, 61, S Abington Twp. top 3 Female finishers 1. Kathleen Casey, 23, Dickson City, 18:57 2. Kristen Wilce,29, Old Forge, 21:24 3. Patti Betti, 47, Moscow, 21:53 First female cancer survivor to finish: Lindee Kent, 52, Prompton. 5K Fun Walk results Overall winner: John Wills, 73, Mountain Top, First male cancer survivor to finish: Fiore Mattei, 70, Old Forge. Female winner: Ruth Anne Brudnicki, 52, Taylor. First female cancer survivors to finish: Kim Hromek, 44, W. Pittston and Margee Hromek, 48, Exeter. Field: Aprox. 1,000 runners and 4,000 walkers. starter and timing: Hermes Sports and Events (www.hermescleveland.com). Race director: Michele Tierney. schedule saturday: United One Resources Fall Harveys Lake 8.1 Mile Run Round the Lake and 5K Run at 9 a.m. at Grotto Pizza, Sunset, Harveys Lake. Info: Rich Pais, 570 814-0346 sunday: 27th annual Ronald McDonald House of Scranton 5K Run/Walk at 10:15 a,m. at Nay Aug Park, Scranton. sunday, Oct. 13: Steamtown Marathon, starting at Forest City Regional High School at 8 a.m. and finishing at Courthouse Square, downtown Scranton. Info: 570 963-6363. saturday, Oct. 19: 3rd annual Catholic Youth Back Mountain Fall 5K Run/Walk at 9:30 a.m. at Gate of Heaven Church, Machell Ave., Dallas. Info: John Martino, 570 778- 9165. sunday, Oct. 27: Wyoming Valley Striders 26th annual (5.5 mile) Fall Trail Run at 1 p.m. at the pavilion — near the boat launch area — at Frances Slocum State Park,Kingston Twp. Info: Vince Wojnar, 570 474-5363.

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The USA Today Top 25 football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sept. 21, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and previous ranking: Record Pts Pv 1. Alabama (59) 3-0 1,547 1 2. Oregon (3) 3-0 1,480 2 3. Ohio St. 4-0 1,399 3 4. Clemson 3-0 1,332 4 5. Stanford 3-0 1,312 5 6. LSU 4-0 1,161 7 7. Louisville 4-0 1,140 6 8. Florida St. 3-0 1,121 8 9. Texas A&M 3-1 1,044 9 10. Georgia 2-1 1,020 10 11. Oklahoma St. 3-0 909 11 12. Oklahoma 3-0 863 12 13. South Carolina 2-1 825 13 14. UCLA 3-0 731 15 15. Miami 3-0 613 17 16. Northwestern 4-0 560 16 17. Michigan 4-0 534 14 18. Baylor 3-0 465 19 19. Florida 2-1 449 18 20. Washington 3-0 427 20 21. Mississippi 3-0 331 22 22. Notre Dame 3-1 317 21 23. Fresno St. 3-0 156 25 24. Wisconsin 3-1 98 NR 25. Texas Tech 4-0 92 NR Others Receiving Votes: Georgia Tech 47; Central Florida 35; Nebraska 34; Arizona 33; Northern Illinois 21; Arizona State 19; Maryland 11; Michigan State 8; Rutgers 5; Texas 4; Virginia Tech 3; Missouri 2; Minnesota 1; Utah 1.

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Kenseth triumphant at New Hampshire
DAN GELSTON
AP Sports Writer

LOUDON, N.H. — Matt Kenseth made it 2 for 2 in the Chase, holding off teammate Kyle Busch to win Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Kenseth followed his win in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener at Chicagoland with his series-high seventh victory of the season. Kenseth made his 500th career start and maintained his points lead as the series shifts to Dover. Kenseth and Busch made it a 1-2 finish for Joe Gibbs Racing for the second straight week and helped the organization win for the fourth time in the last five Cup races. Chase drivers filled six of the top 10 spots. Greg Biffle was third and Jimmie Johnson fourth. Dale Earnhardt Jr. was sixth and Carl Edwards ninth. Kenseth joins Biffle (2008) and Tony

NASCAR driver Matt Kenseth takes a victory lap with the checkered flag after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday.

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Stewart (2011) as the only drivers to win the first two Chase races. Stewart went on to win the title.

Kenseth won for the first time at New Hampshire and moves on in the No. 20 Toyota to Dover, where he’s a two-time

winner. He led 29 laps there earlier this year before an engine failure ended his day. “For me to win at Loudon, it’s more than a stretch, more than a dream,” Kenseth said. “This is probably one of my worst places. This just shows you how good this team is.” JGR, with Busch, in the past has dominated the regular season, but dropped off considerably once the Chase began. Now they’ve carried over their success into the Chase and are a credible 1-2 threat to give Toyota its first Sprint Cup title. “There’s somebody faster so it doesn’t matter how fast I am,” Busch said. “ JGR has won five of the last seven races dating to Busch’s win at Watkins Glen in August. Kenseth won at Bristol, Busch took Atlanta and Kenseth won the last two. Kenseth has obliterated his season best for wins. His previous high was five

in 2002 and Kenseth won only once in 2003 when he won the Cup championship. While NASCAR has been smacked with scandal, Kenseth has quietly gone under the radar doing what he does best: winning races. He has 31 wins in 500 starts. “It’s been a great start for JGR,” Kenseth said. “I just feel like the luckiest guy in the world to be standing here.” Chase drivers took spots 13-17: Kurt Busch, Joey Logano, Jeff Gordon, Ryan Newman and Clint Bowyer. Kevin Harvick was 20th and Kasey Kahne slammed the inside wall with 48 laps left and was 37th. Kenseth took the lead from Bowyer with 92 laps left. Martin Truex Jr., whose future is in limbo after NAPA dropped its sponsorship of Michael Waltrip Racing in the wake of the NASCAR scandal at Richmond, led a race-high 98 laps.

Stenson
From page 1B in the bunker short of the 17th green and made bogey, while Stenson steadied himself with an 8-foot birdie on the par-5 15th to return his lead to three shots. Stenson only made it easy at the end with three pars — nearly holing out from the bunker right of the 16th green, hitting a scary shot from the right fairway bunker on the 17th to the middle of the green, and saving par from another bunker on the 18th. Spieth closed with a 64, while Stricker had a 65. Stenson, who finished at 13-under 267, became the first European to win the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup. His amazing summer began with a tie for third in the Scottish Open. Stenson followed with a runner-up at the British Open and the World Golf Championship at Firestone, third place at the PGA Championship and a win at the Deutsche Bank Championship. The Tour Championship was his second win in three tournaments of the FedEx Cup playoffs. “Since the Scottish Open, it’s been just an incredible run,” he said. “I’m speechless. It was a tough day out there. To hang in there the way I did, I’m really satisfied. … It hasn’t quite sunk in yet. I had to fight hard mentally to keep all this aside, and I managed to do that. It’s going to feel better as the week goes on. I’m pretty sure about that.” Tiger Woods, the No. 1 seed going into the Tour Championship, never recovered from his 73-71 start. He closed with a 67 to tie for 22nd, his worst finish ever at East Lake, and wound up second in the FedEx Cup. That still was worth a $3 million bonus. Woods wrapped up the PGA of America’s points-based award for player of the year, and he captured the PGA Tour money title and the Vardon Trophy for the lowest adjusted scoring title. Next up is a vote of the players for PGA Tour player of the year. He is the heavy favorite with five wins this year. The award is to be announced on Friday. Stricker had birdie chances on the last two holes, unaware that making one of them would have been worth an extra $1 million. He only cared about winning the tournament, knowing he needed birdies and for Stenson to make a mistake. “I knew the putt meant a lot. I didn’t know it meant that much,” he said with a smile. Instead of finishing second in the FedEx Cup, Stricker had to settle for third and the $2 million bonus. Spieth had a 55-foot birdie putt across the 18th green that stopped inches away. His season was simply remarkable. The young Texan started the year with no status on any tour, and wound up with a win, more than $3.8 million in earnings and a trip to the Presidents Cup in two weeks. “Henrik obviously was playing phenomenal golf,” Spieth said. “I felt like once a few putts started falling, we have a shot at it.” Stenson became the fifth player to win his debut at the Tour Championship, a list that starts with Tom Watson when the elite 30-man field began in 1987. He also became the first player to go wire-to-wire without ties since Watson.

Penske stands by team despite scandal
DAN GELSTON
AP Sports Writer

LOUDON, N.H. — Roger Penske was set to surrender his usual spot on the spotter stand for a seat in a suite. It’s one concession from the fallout of the Richmond scandal. But Penske, back at a NASCAR track for the first time since the sport’s big embarrassment, insisted his team was in the clear and knew nothing about a deal with Front Row Motorsports to get Joey Logano into the Chase. “We didn’t do anything, quite obviously,” Penske said Sunday at New Hampshire. “When I heard the crew chief on whatever car it was made all this big noise, we didn’t have any deal at all. That’s how people role play stuff in NASCAR. I think at the end of the day, it worked out for everybody and we’re moving on.”

The arrangement was brought to light in a late race conversation between Front Row team members, who were willing at Richmond to have David Gilliland move aside for Logano in exchange for something it had previously asked for from Penske Racing. When told to relay that information to Logano’s spotter, the crew chief is told the request for track position is coming from the “whole committee.” “We’ve got the big dog and all of his cronies,” the spotter said in an apparent reference to team owner Penske and other team employees. There was no evidence of any wrongdoing on Logano’s analog radio communications, which are accessible to the public. But NASCAR placed both Penske Racing and Front Row on probation, banned digital radios on the spotter stand - its possible the Penske team com-

municated over the a private, digital radio - and only one spotter per team will be allowed on the stand. That means Penske — believed to have been “The Big Dog” referred to in the Front Row radio chatter - can no longer watch the race from his preferred perch on the roof, and NASCAR has installed a camera atop every roof to monitor things. Penske said he had only watched one race at a NASCAR track from a spot other than the spotter stand. “I’m going to find a nice spot in the suite,” he said, “or maybe I’ll stay home and watch on TV.” Penske has plenty on his plate besides dealing with NASCAR’s penalties and hoping Logano can rebound from his 12th-place spot in the Chase to work his way into contention. His IndyCar Series team signed former Indianapolis 500

winner Juan Pablo Montoya to mark an open-wheel return and he’s trying to find a Cup ride in 2014 for Sam Hornish Jr. Hornish is closing in on a championship in the Nationwide Series but his status for next season is up in the air. With Logano and defending champion Brad Keselowski locked into the two Penske Cup seats, there’s no room at Penske in the top series for Hornish, who has made 93 career Nationwide starts for Penske and has run 130 Cup races for him since 2007. Hornish is a three-time IndyCar champion and the 2006 Indianapolis 500 winner for Penske. Penske said he’s yet to make a decision on Hornish’s future. “There have been other teams that have contacted him,” he said. “I just told him, ‘Hey, take a good look and see what’s out there.’ That’s what we’re doing right now.”

Montoya was signed without any sponsorship. Montoya will team next season with current IndyCar points leader Helio Castroneves and Will Power while driving for Penske, winner of 15 Indianapolis 500s. Also on Penske’s to-do list, keeping 19-year old Ryan Blaney in the organization. Blaney earned his first Nationwide Series victory Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway. He held off Austin Dillon and survived several late cautions to take the checkered flag. Penske wanted Blaney to run in the Truck Series next year, along with some Nationwide races. “He showed he’s as good or better as anyone out there,” Penske said. Penske also ruled out any interest in Martin Truex Jr. or expanding his Cup team or Nationwide teams beyond two cars each.

Phillies
From page 1B make good managers. “I don’t know too many Hall of Famers who went to the minor leagues for six years to work their way up,” Sandberg said. “I thought it was necessary. It was also the only job that was offered at the time — that had something to do with it. As it turns out, it was the right path.” The new skipper also believes he can succeed because he’s a great communicator. “Communication is one of my strengths, which is ironic because as a player I think I wasn’t strong at all at communicating. I was focused on catching the ball and hitting it, and it kind of stopped there,” Sandberg said. “That was all part of going to the minor leagues and aging a little bit and maturing. “And I think raising five kids in the house, all teenagers at once, I think the communication skills really developed then too, and it’s continued.” Since Sandberg took over in mid-August, the Phillies have gone 18-16. They were 53-67 at the time he took over the ballclub. “Based on the body of work that he did for us, we had to kind of take that into account,” Amaro said. “It was very, very clear to me right from the getgo the way he handled the transition, which was a very difficult period, having to take over for an icon of sorts in Phillies history in Charlie (Manuel). “It was a very difficult circumstance, and he handled it well. He handled the players well and he handled the clubhouse well. I really liked the instincts and how he handled things.” Sandberg signed a three-year AP photo contract, taking him through Ryne Sandberg was officially installed as the Philadelphia Phillies manager 2016 with a club option for Sunday, just over a month taking over as the interim skipper after Charlie 2017. Manuel was fired.

Rivera
From page 1B role reversal threw a ceremonial first pitch that Rivera caught. Former manager Joe Torre also was on hand along with Gene Michael, the general manager at the time Rivera signed with the organization in 1990. After video highlights of a 19-year big league career that includes a record 652 saves, a recording of Yankees longtime public address announcer Bob Sheppard introduced Rivera. Then the bullpen door swung open and the first chords of “Enter Sandman,” rang out. Only this time the song that for more than a decade almost always indicated the end of the game for New York’s opponent was being played live. Metal icon “Metallica” performed their hit from a stage in center field, lead singer James Hetfield crying out, “For you Mariano.” Instead of jogging in from the bullpen, Rivera slowly walked to the infield. Standing in front of the mound, many of Rivera’s friends and family took photos and videos as the 13-time All-Star was given several long ovations and serenaded with chants of “Mar-i-ano!” While “Metallica” played, Andy Pettitte, Rivera’s teammate on five World Series championships, began his warmups in right field. Pettitte announced Friday — with Rivera’s encouragement — that he was also retiring at the end of the season and, in a neat coincidence, his final regular-season start was to come on Rivera’s day. Rivera has saved 72 of Pettitte’s 255 regular-season wins, the most for any tandem in major league history. At every stadium the Yankees visited this season, Rivera was presented gifts of appreciation. The San Franicsco Giants, led by pitching coach Dave Righetti — the former Yankee that Rivera supplanted as the team’s career saves leader — gave Rivera an ink print of his appearance at their ballpark in 2007 and a guitar from “Metallica” member Kirk Hammett signed by Giants Hall of Famer Willie Mays. “It’s a credit to not just his talent but who he is,” Giants manager Bruce Bochy said of the adulation Rivera received from opponents. “He’s one of the greatest people in the game as far as how he handles himself, how humble he is, how well respected and revered he is by all the other clubs.” Yankees captain Derek Jeter and manager Joe Girardi — one of Rivera’s first catchers — carried out a rocking chair made of bats and stamped with the logo honoring Rivera that the Yankees are wearing on the side of their game caps for the remainder of the season. “He was the greatest pitcher I ever caught, he was the easiest pitcher I ever caught,” Girardi said. “The numbers speak for themselves but the way he has gone about his business is something you wish everyone could do.” The Steinbrenner family presented Rivera with a crystal glove holding a ball, and a framed replica of his retired number and the plaque that will have a permanent place in Monument Park. Rivera, a son of a Panamanian fisherman, made his big league debut in 1995, starting 10 games, spoke for more than six minutes on a beautiful autumn afternoon, the time of year he excelled. He finished his speech eager to shift the spotlight off himself and back to his team. “Let’s play ball,” Rivera said.

Americans stave off elimination
BERNIE WILSON
AP Sports Writer

SAN FRANCISCO — This has become the America’s Cup that just won’t go away, thanks to fickle wind and Oracle Team USA’s remarkable resurgence. Twice down by seven races, the defending champions no doubt have Emirates Team New Zealand on edge. Skipper Jimmy Spithill and his mates with Oracle Team USA were masterful in light air Sunday on San Francisco Bay, winning Races 14 and 15 to cut the Kiwis’ lead to 8-5. Spithill steered his 72-foot catamaran

to huge leads in both races and has won four straight since the Kiwis reached match point on Wednesday. Docked two points in the biggest cheating scandal in the 162-year history of the America’s Cup, Oracle needs four more wins to keep the oldest trophy in international sports. Oracle won Race 14 by 23 seconds and then took Race 15 by 37 seconds. After the regatta was slowed by too much wind, too little wind and then wind from the wrong direction, Spithill and the Oracle boys have made it a contest. Oracle has won six of the last eight races and six of 10 since Spithill replaced

American tactician John Kostecki with British Olympic star Ben Ainslie, who had been the helmsman of the backup boat. Race 16 and Race 17, if necessary, are scheduled for Monday. Oracle Team USA, owned by software billionaire Larry Ellison, has made changes to its catamaran every night at its base on Pier 10. Whatever it did after Saturday’s race was postponed made the cat look like a rocket ship sailing downwind on its hydrofoils, its hulls completely out of the water. The American boat even foiled sailing upwind on the third leg of Race 15 at about 35 mph.

Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker was slightly ahead at the start but had a little skid heading across the wind, which helped allow Spithill to reach the first mark first and round with a 3-second lead. Sailing downwind, Oracle opened a lead of some 765 yards. There was a heart-stopping moment when Oracle sailed into a wind shadow and slowed dramatically as it passed Alcatraz Island and approached the top mark. The Kiwis closed to about 100 yards, but then they lost their wind and Spithill surged around the fourth mark and sped across the wind on its foils to the finish line just off America’s Cup Park on Pier 27-29.

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FOOTBALL

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Punt Returns 1-7 2-6 Kickoff Returns 1-21 4-114 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 20-24-0 23-37-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 2-9 2-17 Punts 5-42.4 3-46.7 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-0 Penalties-Yards 5-45 11-116 Time of Possession 28:22 31:38 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—San Diego, Mathews 16-58, Woodhead 5-31, McClain 1-7, R.Brown 5-6. Tennessee, C.Johnson 19-90, Locker 5-68, Battle 4-12, Kern 1-0. PASSING—San Diego, Rivers 20-24-0-184. Tennessee, Locker 23-37-0-299. RECEIVING—San Diego, Woodhead 7-55, Gates 5-55, Green 2-48, Royal 2-34, V.Brown 2-11, Allen 1-(minus 4), McClain 1-(minus 6), Rivers 0-(minus 9). Tennessee, Washington 8-131, Wright 6-71, Walker 5-49, Hunter 1-34, Williams 1-9, Preston 1-4, C.Johnson 1-1. MISSED FIELD GOALS—San Diego, Novak 38 (BK). Tennessee, Bironas 43 (WR). PATRIOTS 23, BUCCANEERS 3 Tampa Bay 3 0 0 0—3 New England 0 17 3 3—23 First Quarter TB_FG Lindell 30, 1:47. Second Quarter NE_Thompkins 16 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 7:31. NE_Thompkins 5 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), :47. NE_FG Gostkowski 53, :00. Third Quarter NE_FG Gostkowski 46, 3:38. Fourth Quarter NE_FG Gostkowski 33, 8:19. A_68,756. TB NE First downs 18 21 Total Net Yards 323 358 Rushes-yards 22-97 33-156 Passing 226 202 Punt Returns 1-12 2-29 Kickoff Returns 0-0 1-24 Interceptions Ret. 1-0 1-0 Comp-Att-Int 19-41-1 25-36-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 3-10 3-23 Punts 3-49.7 3-42.7 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards 4-48 6-50 Time of Possession 26:59 33:01 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Tampa Bay, Martin 20-88, James 1-5, Freeman 1-4. New England, Blount 14-65, Bolden 3-51, Ridley 11-35, Brady 5-5. PASSING—Tampa Bay, Freeman 19-41-1-236. New England, Brady 25-36-1-225. RECEIVING—Tampa Bay, Williams 5-65, Page 3-55, Jackson 3-34, Ogletree 2-35, Martin 2-20, Leonard 1-17, Wright 1-6, Byham 1-3, Lorig 1-1. New England, Dobson 7-52, Edelman 7-44, Bolden 5-49, Thompkins 3-41, Hoomanawanui 2-31, Ridley 1-8. MISSED FIELD GOALS—Tampa Bay, Lindell 38 (WR). LIONS 27, REDSKINS 20 Detroit 7 10 0 10—27 Washington 7 7 3 3—20 First Quarter Was_Hall 17 interception return (Potter kick), 9:23. Det_Bell 12 run (Akers kick), 5:14. Second Quarter Det_Fauria 5 pass from Stafford (Akers kick), 14:47. Was_Morris 30 run (Potter kick), 3:29. Det_FG Akers 32, :44. Third Quarter Was_FG Potter 43, 12:11. Fourth Quarter Det_FG Akers 28, 11:08. Det_Johnson 11 pass from Stafford (Akers kick), 3:56. Was_FG Potter 21, 1:40. A_80,111. Det Was First downs 24 27 Total Net Yards 441 420 Rushes-yards 23-63 22-120 Passing 378 300 Punt Returns 2-9 2-11 Kickoff Returns 1-15 4-88 Interceptions Ret. 1-4 1-17 Comp-Att-Int 25-42-1 32-50-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-7 2-26 Punts 6-52.5 5-46.2 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 3-1 Penalties-Yards 8-71 6-45 Time of Possession 28:48 31:12 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Detroit, Bell 20-63, Stafford 1-2, Riddick 2-(minus 2). Washington, Morris 15-73, Griffin III 6-37, Garcon 1-10. PASSING—Detroit, Stafford 25-42-1-385. Washington, Griffin III 32-50-1-326. RECEIVING—Detroit, Johnson 7-115, Burleson 6-116,Bell 4-69,Broyles 3-34,Scheffler 2-5,Durham 1-33, Riddick 1-8, Fauria 1-5. Washington, Garcon 8-73, Moss 7-77, Reed 5-50, Paulsen 4-51, Helu Jr. 3-35, Hankerson 3-21, Morgan 2-19. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None. PANTHERS 38, GIANTS 0 N.Y. Giants 0 0 0 0—0 Carolina 7 10 14 7—38 First Quarter Car_Tolbert 2 run (Gano kick), 2:33. Second Quarter Car_FG Gano 53, 6:44. Car_LaFell 16 pass from Newton (Gano kick), :12. Third Quarter Car_LaFell 20 pass from Newton (Gano kick), 11:35. Car_Newton 3 run (Gano kick), 6:58. Fourth Quarter Car_Ginn Jr. 47 pass from Newton (Gano kick), 13:30. A_73,748. NYG Car First downs 10 27 Total Net Yards 150 402 Rushes-yards 16-60 46-194 Passing 90 208 Punt Returns 1-0 2-12 Kickoff Returns 1-24 0-0 Interceptions Ret. 1-9 2-6 Comp-Att-Int 14-27-2 15-27-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 7-45 1-15 Punts 6-40.8 2-48.5 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1 Penalties-Yards 6-45 4-32 Time of Possession 23:13 36:47 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—N.Y. Giants, Wilson 11-39, Manning 1-14, Scott 1-5, Jacobs 3-2. Carolina, D.Williams 23-120, Newton 7-45, Tolbert 9-18, Ginn Jr. 1-11, Brockel 1-1, A.Smith 3-0, Anderson 2-(minus 1). PASSING—N.Y. Giants, Manning 12-23-1-119, Painter 2-4-1-16. Carolina, Newton 15-27-1-223. RECEIVING—N.Y. Giants, Myers 3-33, Cruz 3-25, Randle 2-40, Scott 2-17, Murphy 1-8, Hynoski 1-5, Jernigan 1-5,Pascoe 1-2.Carolina,Olsen 4-54,GinnJr. 3-71, LaFell 3-53, S.Smith 3-40, Hixon 1-8, D.Williams 1-(minus 3). MISSED FIELD GOALS—N.Y. Giants, J.Brown 38 (WL). RAVENS 30, TExANS 9 Houston 3 6 0 0—9 Baltimore 0 17 7 6—30 First Quarter Hou_FG Bullock 27, 7:06. Second Quarter Hou_FG Bullock 29, 14:56. Bal_FG Tucker 28, 4:11. Bal_D.Smith 37 interception return (Tucker kick), 2:39. Bal_Doss 82 punt return (Tucker kick), :45. Hou_FG Bullock 47, :00. Third Quarter Bal_Pierce 1 run (Tucker kick), 11:05. Fourth Quarter Bal_FG Tucker 45, 9:09. Bal_FG Tucker 43, 1:08. A_71,168. Hou Bal First downs 18 16 Total Net Yards 264 236 Rushes-yards 23-94 31-75 Passing 170 161 Punt Returns 2-18 2-93 Kickoff Returns 2-55 2-53 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-37 Comp-Att-Int 25-35-1 16-24-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 3-24 2-10 Punts 5-50.4 4-48.5 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 14-113 10-87 Time of Possession 30:36 29:24 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Houston, Foster 12-54, Tate 9-36, Wood 2-4. Baltimore, Pierce 24-65, Leach 3-8, Draughn 4-2. PASSING—Houston, Schaub 25-35-1-194. Baltimore, Flacco 16-24-0-171. RECEIVING—Houston, Hopkins 6-60, Johnson 5-36, Daniels 5-29, Posey 3-29, Tate 3-7, Martin 2-35, Foster 1-(minus 2). Baltimore, T.Smith 5-92, Clark 4-46, Leach 2-11, Pierce 2-7, M.Brown 2-6, Stokley 1-9. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None. DOLPHINS 27, FALCONS 23 Atlanta 7 6 7 3—23 Miami 0 10 10 7—27 First Quarter Atl_Snelling 7 pass from Ryan (Bryant kick), 6:12. Second Quarter Atl_FG Bryant 52, 13:02. Mia_Dan.Thomas 5 run (Sturgis kick), 10:06. Atl_FG Bryant 20, 2:04. Mia_FG Sturgis 46, :00. Third Quarter Atl_Toilolo 2 pass from Ryan (Bryant kick), 12:40. Mia_FG Sturgis 50, 9:12. Mia_Hartline 18 pass from Tannehill (Sturgis kick), :56. Fourth Quarter Atl_FG Bryant 33, 11:39. Mia_Sims 1 pass from Tannehill (Sturgis kick), :38. A_70,660. Atl Mia First downs 24 16 Total Net Yards 377 285 Rushes-yards 30-146 15-90 Passing 231 195 Punt Returns 3-4 0-0 Kickoff Returns 0-0 2-48 Interceptions Ret. 1-19 1-(-2) Comp-Att-Int 23-38-1 24-35-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0 5-41 Punts 2-33.0 3-53.0 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-1 Penalties-Yards 7-59 2-13 Time of Possession 37:09 22:51 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Atlanta, Rodgers 18-86, Snelling 11-53, Jones 1-7. Miami, Miller 8-62, Dan.Thomas 5-21, Tannehill 2-7. PASSING—Atlanta, Ryan 23-38-1-231. Miami, Tannehill 24-35-1-236. RECEIVING—Atlanta, Jones 9-115, Snelling 4-58, Gonzalez 4-24, White 2-16, Rodgers 2-7, Douglas 1-9, Toilolo 1-2. Miami, Gibson 6-49, Hartline 4-56, Matthews 4-42, Clay 4-40,Wallace 2-22, Dan.Thomas 1-16, Egnew 1-8, Miller 1-2, Sims 1-1. MISSED FIELD GOALS—Atlanta,Bryant35(WR). COLTS 27, 49ERS 7 Indianapolis 7 3 3 14—27 San Francisco 7 0 0 0—7 First Quarter Ind_Richardson 1 run (Vinatieri kick), 11:20. SF_Hunter 13 run (Dawson kick), 4:13. Second Quarter Ind_FG Vinatieri 43, 7:00. Third Quarter Ind_FG Vinatieri 41, 6:46. Fourth Quarter Ind_Luck 6 run (Vinatieri kick), 4:13. Ind_Bradshaw 1 run (Vinatieri kick), 2:55. A_69,732. Ind SF First downs 23 14 Total Net Yards 336 254 Rushes-yards 39-179 23-115 Passing 157 139 Punt Returns 2-16 1-14 Kickoff Returns 0-0 3-36 Interceptions Ret. 1-1 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 18-27-0 13-27-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-7 3-11 Punts 4-48.0 7-43.6 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1 Penalties-Yards 1-10 6-48 Time of Possession 36:25 23:35 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Indianapolis, Bradshaw 19-95, Richardson 13-35, D.Brown 3-25, Luck 4-24. San Francisco, Gore 11-82, Kaepernick 7-20, Hunter 4-14, Dixon 1-(minus 1). PASSING—Indianapolis, Luck 18-27-0-164. San Francisco, Kaepernick 13-27-1-150. RECEIVING—Indianapolis, Wayne 5-63, Heyward-Bey 5-59, Bradshaw 3-16, Fleener 2-13, Hilton 2-13, Havili 1-0. San Francisco, Boldin 5-67, Gore 2-21, K.Williams 2-12, Celek 1-30, Miller 1-10, V.McDonald 1-6, Hunter 1-4. MISSED FIELD GOALS—Indianapolis, Vinatieri 51 (WL). jETS 27, BILLS 20 Buffalo 0 6 6 8—20 N.Y. jets 7 10 3 7—27 First Quarter NYJ_Smith 8 run (Folk kick), 9:06. Second Quarter Buf_FG Carpenter 37, 13:45. Buf_FG Carpenter 23, 9:57. NYJ_Hill 51 pass from Smith (Folk kick), 6:58. NYJ_FG Folk 47, :00. Third Quarter NYJ_FG Folk 34, 9:48. Buf_FG Carpenter 43, 8:18. Buf_FG Carpenter 26, 5:35. Fourth Quarter Buf_Chandler 33 pass from Manuel (Johnson pass from Manuel), 10:39. NYJ_Holmes 69 pass from Smith (Folk kick), 9:23. A_76,957. Buf NYj First downs 18 20 Total Net Yards 328 513 Rushes-yards 25-120 41-182 Passing 208 331 Punt Returns 2-4 3-18 Kickoff Returns 1-18 3-53 Interceptions Ret. 2-46 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 19-42-0 16-29-2 Sacked-Yards Lost 8-35 0-0 Punts 7-51.0 7-42.0 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 7-87 20-168 Time of Possession 25:47 34:13 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Buffalo, Jackson 7-72, Manuel 6-40, Spiller 10-9, Choice 2-(minus 1). N.Y. Jets, Powell 27-149, Green 5-14, Smith 4-14, Ivory 4-5, Bohanon 1-0. PASSING—Buffalo, Manuel 19-42-0-243. N.Y. Jets, Smith 16-29-2-331. RECEIVING—Buffalo, Johnson 6-86, Chandler 5-79,Jackson 4-37,Woods 2-35, Graham 1-5, Spiller 1-1. N.Y. Jets, Holmes 5-154, Hill 3-108, Cumberland 3-26, Kerley 2-25, Powell 2-9, Bohanon 1-9. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None. SEAHAWKS 45, jAGUARS 17 jacksonville 0 0 10 7—17 Seattle 7 17 14 7—45 First Quarter Sea_Miller 1 pass from Wilson (Hauschka kick), 8:04. Second Quarter Sea_Miller 4 pass from Wilson (Hauschka kick), 14:26. Sea_FG Hauschka 21, 9:40. Sea_Rice 11 pass from Wilson (Hauschka kick), :10. Third Quarter Sea_Rice 23 pass from Wilson (Hauschka kick), 11:41. Jax_Jones-Drew 2 run (Scobee kick), 6:20. Sea_Baldwin 35 pass from Jackson (Hauschka kick), 1:28. Jax_FG Scobee 33, :06. Fourth Quarter Jax_Todman 3 run (Scobee kick), 9:06. Sea_Jackson 5 run (Hauschka kick), 6:32. A_68,087. jax Sea First downs 17 28 Total Net Yards 265 479 Rushes-yards 24-51 36-156 Passing 214 323 Punt Returns 2-(-3) 4-33 Kickoff Returns 2-54 2-45 Interceptions Ret. 1-10 2-32 Comp-Att-Int 18-38-2 21-29-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 4-21 2-8 Punts 7-42.7 4-35.0 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 1-1 Penalties-Yards 4-45 4-24 Time of Possession 27:25 32:35 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Jacksonville, Jones-Drew 19-43, Henne 2-5, Todman 2-5, Robinson 1-(minus 2). Seattle, Lynch 17-69, Michael 9-37, Tate 2-29, Wilson 2-14, Turbin 3-5, Jackson 3-2. PASSING—Jacksonville, Henne 18-38-2-235. Seattle, Wilson 14-21-1-202, Jackson 7-8-0-129. RECEIVING—Jacksonville, Shorts 8-143, Burton 5-42, Sanders 2-25, Jones-Drew 2-19, Ta’ufo’ou 1-6. Seattle, Tate 5-88, Rice 5-79, Willson 5-76, Davis 2-31, Miller 2-5, Baldwin 1-35, Kearse 1-17. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None.

New-look Colts stun 49ers
The Associated Press

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SAN FRANCISCO — Andrew Luck threw for 164 yards and ran for a 6-yard touchdown while facing college coach Jim Harbaugh for the first time, and the Indianapolis Colts defeated the San Francisco 49ers 27-7 on Sunday. Trent Richardson scored a 1-yard touchdown on his first carry in his Colts debut after being acquired on Wednesday from the Browns. He was drafted two spots behind Luck at No. 3 last year. Ahmad Bradshaw added a 1-yard TD run in the final minutes, and Adam Vinatieri kicked a pair of field goals before missing a 51-yarder early in the fourth. But Luck came through again to give Indianapolis (2-1) more opportunities.
Patriots 23, Buccaneers 3

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes to Kenbrell Thompkins to lead New England to a one-sided win over Tampa Bay. The Patriots led 17-3 at halftime as the Buccaneers (0-3) wasted several opportunities. They turned the ball over twice on downs, Rian Lindell missed a 38-yard field goal attempt before making a 30-yarder, and Josh Freeman threw an interception to former Bucs cornerback Aqib Talib with 11 seconds left in the first half.
Bengals 34, Packers 30

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) spikes the ball after scoring on a 6-yard touchdown run in the second half Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers in San Francisco.

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St. Louis avoided the shutout on Bradford’s 4-yard pass to Austin Pettis on fourth down late in the third quarter.
Ravens 30, Texans 9

CINCINNATI — Terence Newman returned a fumble 58 yards for a touchdown with 3:47 left, rallying Cincinnati past Green Bay in a game of wild momentum swings set up by nonstop turnovers. Each team gave it away four times. Each team returned a fumble for a touchdown — M.D. Jennings ran one back for Green Bay (1-2). The Bengals blew a 14-point lead, and the Packers let a 16-point lead get away in the second half. The Bengals (2-1) finished it off when Michael Johnson batted down Aaron Rodgers’ fourth-down pass at the Cincinnati 20-yard line with 1:21 left, ending a subpar showing for the quarterback. The Bengals defense made the difference as Rodgers was 26 of 43 for 244 yards with a touchdown, but was sacked four times and threw two interceptions.
Saints 31, Cardinals 7

BALTIMORE — Daryl Smith had a 37-yard interception return for a TD, Tandon Doss took a punt 82 yards for another score, and Baltimore smothered Houston’s high-powered offense. The Ravens (2-1) won despite playing without Ray Rice for the first time since 2008. Houston (2-1) led 6-3 before Smith picked off Matt Schaub’s pass and took it into the end zone with 2:39 left in the first half. Less than two minutes later, Doss had his first punt return for a touchdown.
Lions 27, Redskins 20

for 146 yards and a touchdown in his season debut, and Cameron had six receptions for 66 yards. Christian Ponder ran for two touchdowns for the Vikings (0-3), but he threw an interception, lost a fumble and took his sixth sack on the final play of the game.
Seahawks 45, jaguars 17

LANDOVER, Md. — Matthew Stafford completed 25 of 42 passes for 385 yards with two touchdowns and one interception, and Calvin Johnson and Nate Burleson both had 100 yards receiving for Detroit, which beat Washington on the road for the first time since 1939. Robert Griffin III and the defending NFC East champion Redskins fell to 0-3. The Lions got their insurance touchdown with 3:56 remaining on Stafford’s 11-yard pass to Johnson. Washington pulled within seven with a field goal with 1:40 to play, but a desperation pass on the game’s final play fell incomplete.
Titans 20, Chargers 17

SEATTLE — Russell Wilson matched his career high with four touchdown passes — two each to Sidney Rice and Zach Miller — and Seattle overwhelmed Jacksonville. The Seahawks improved toSeattle jumped ahead 17-0 early in the second quarter. Wilson connected with Miller twice in the first 16 minutes on TDs of 1 and 4 yards. He hit Rice for an 11-yard TD late in the first half and found him again on a 23-yarder early in the third quarter. Wilson checked out with 3:54 left in the third and finished 14 of 21 for 202 yards. The four TD passes matched his performance last December in a win over San Francisco. The Seahawks forced Jacksonville into three turnovers. They sacked Chad Henne four times, and Maurice Jones-Drew, playing with an injured ankle, was limited to 43 yards on 19 carries.
Dolphins 27, Falcons 23

Thursday’s Game Kansas City 26, Philadelphia 16 Sunday’s Games Tennessee 20, San Diego 17 New Orleans 31, Arizona 7 Dallas 31, St. Louis 7 Cleveland 31, Minnesota 27 Baltimore 30, Houston 9 Carolina 38, N.Y. Giants 0 Detroit 27, Washington 20 New England 23, Tampa Bay 3 Cincinnati 34, Green Bay 30 Miami 27, Atlanta 23 Indianapolis 27, San Francisco 7 Seattle 45, Jacksonville 17 N.Y. Jets 27, Buffalo 20 Chicago at Pittsburgh, 8:30 p.m. Monday’s Game Oakland at Denver, 8:40 p.m.

Thursday, Sep. 26 San Francisco at St. Louis, 8:25 p.m. Sunday, Sep. 29 N.Y. Giants at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Seattle at Houston, 1 p.m. Baltimore at Buffalo, 1 p.m. Arizona at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Chicago at Detroit, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Minnesota at London, 1 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Tennessee, 4:05 p.m. Washington at Oakland, 4:25 p.m. Dallas at San Diego, 4:25 p.m. Philadelphia at Denver, 4:25 p.m. New England at Atlanta, 8:30 p.m. Open: Carolina, Green Bay Monday, Sep. 30 Miami at New Orleans, 8:40 p.m.

NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees passed for three scores and scrambled for New Orleans’ first touchdown rushing of the season in a victory over Arizona. The Saints quarterback was 29 of 46 for 342 yards, with two TD strikes to tight end Jimmy Graham and the other to Robert Meachem. Arizona (1-2) had no answer for the 6-foot-7 Graham, who caught nine passes for 134 yards.
Cowboys 31, Rams 7

ARLINGTON, Texas — DeMarco Murray ran for 175 yards and a touchdown two years after torching St. Louis with a franchise record as a rookie, and Tony Romo threw for three scores in Dallas’ rout. The Cowboys (2-1) sacked Sam Bradford four times in the first half and had six overall after St. Louis (1-2) hadn’t allowed a sack in four games, dating to last season. It was the Rams’ longest streak since John Hadl was under center for a division champion in 1973. The Rams had just 18 total yards in the first half compared to 96 for Murray. The Cowboys had 202 yards before halftime. Romo, who had 217 yards passing, went 2 yards to Dez Bryant for the first Dallas score. He had a pair of 24-yarders in the second half to rookie tight end Gavin Escobar and Dwayne Harris.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Jake Locker helped Tennessee end a skid against the San Diego that spanned two states and two decades. Locker threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to rookie Justin Hunter with 15 seconds left and the Titans rallied to beat the Chargers. It was their first win over the Chargers for the franchise since 1992 when the team was in Houston and Titans coach Mike Munchak still was playing for the then-Oilers. The Titans (2-1) had lost nine straight to San Diego. Locker ended the slide by completing seven passes to six receivers for 94 yards on the game-winning drive. He finished with 299 yards passing and ran for 68 yards. San Diego (1-2) led most of the game despite having four starters out because of injuries and lost a fifth to an injured foot in the first half.
Browns 31, Vikings 27

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Ryan Tannehill lobbed a 1-yard touchdown pass to rookie Dion Sims with 38 seconds left, and unbeaten Miami rallied past Atlanta. The score capped a 13-play, 75-yard drive after Atlanta’s Matt Bryant missed a 35-yard field goal attempt with 4:46 left. Jimmy Wilson intercepted Matt Ryan to seal the victory. Tannehill finished 24 for 35 for 236 yards and two scores. He shook off two turnovers and five sacks, and was at his best at the end of each half. On the final drive, Tannehill went 8 for 11 for 69 yards and had two passes dropped.
jets 27, Bills 20

MINNEAPOLIS — Jordan Cameron caught three touchdown passes, including the go-ahead grab in the back of the end zone with 51 seconds left, and Cleveland kept Minnesota winless. Third-stringer Brian Hoyer threw for three scores for the Browns (1-2), the latest team to torch Minnesota’s depleted secondary. He overcame three interceptions to throw for 321 yards, going 30 for 54. Josh Gordon had 10 catches

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Geno Smith threw two touchdown passes, including a go-ahead 69-yarder to Santonio Holmes in the fourth quarter, and the New York Jets overcame a teamrecord 20 penalties to hang on and beat Buffalo in an ugly game. Smith slightly outplayed EJ Manuel in a matchup of the first two quarterbacks selected in the NFL draft in April. But this one was tough to watch at times with the barrage of penalties. The Jets (2-1) rolled up 168 yards in penalty yardage, and nearly gave it away against the Bills (1-2). Capping a drive kept alive by four straight penalties on the Jets, Manuel connected with Scott Chandler for a 33-yard touchdown, then hit Stevie Johnson for a 2-point conversion to tie it at 20 with 10:39 left in the game.

CARDINALS 31, SAINTS 7 Arizona 7 0 0 0—7 New Orleans 7 7 3 14—31 First Quarter Ari_Smith 3 run (Feely kick), 9:13. NO_Meachem 27 pass from Brees (Hartley kick), 5:28. Second Quarter NO_Graham 16 pass from Brees (Hartley kick), 2:52. Third Quarter NO_FG Hartley 31, 4:03. Fourth Quarter NO_Brees 7 run (Hartley kick), 14:42. NO_Graham 7 pass from Brees (Hartley kick), 5:25. A_73,057. Dal KC First downs 16 27 Total Net Yards 247 423 Rushes-yards 16-86 24-104 Passing 161 319 Punt Returns 2-15 3-53 Kickoff Returns 3-87 0-0 Interceptions Ret. 1-0 2-49 Comp-Att-Int 18-35-2 29-46-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 4-26 4-23 Punts 8-40.8 4-49.5 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards 3-18 4-30 Time of Possession 24:29 35:31 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Arizona, Mendenhall 9-29, Smith 3-27, Ellington 3-19, Peterson 1-11. New Orleans, K.Robinson 4-38, Thomas 11-28, Brees 6-21, Sproles 3-17. PASSING—Arizona, Palmer 18-35-2-187. New Orleans, Brees 29-46-1-342. RECEIVING—Arizona, Fitzgerald 5-64, Floyd 4-49, Ellington 3-36, Housler 1-13, Mendenhall 1-12, Smith 1-7, Roberts 1-6, S.Taylor 1-2, Peterson 1-(minus 2). New Orleans, Graham 9-134,Thomas 6-39, Colston 5-71, Sproles 4-39, Meachem 2-34, Watson 1-14, Moore 1-6, Collins 1-5. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None. BENGALS 34, PACKERS 30 Green Bay 0 16 14 0—30 Cincinnati 14 0 7 13—34 First Quarter Cin_Bernard 3 run (Nugent kick), 9:20. Cin_Green-Ellis 2 run (Nugent kick), 9:08. Second Quarter GB_FG Crosby 41, 14:57. GB_Jennings 24 fumble return (Crosby kick), 11:22. GB_FG Crosby 19, 6:32. GB_FG Crosby 26, :00. Third Quarter GB_Franklin 2 run (Crosby kick), 11:40. GB_J.Jones 7 pass from Rodgers (Crosby kick), 5:30. Cin_Green 20 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick), 3:50. Fourth Quarter Cin_M.Jones 11 pass from Dalton (kick blocked), 10:55. Cin_Newman 58 offensive fumble return (Nugent kick), 3:47. A_64,633. GB Cin First downs 27 19 Total Net Yards 399 297 Rushes-yards 30-182 24-82 Passing 217 215 Punt Returns 0-0 0-0 Kickoff Returns 2-21 4-111 Interceptions Ret. 1-1 2-9 Comp-Att-Int 26-43-2 20-28-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 4-27 4-20 Punts 3-43.3 3-43.7 Fumbles-Lost 2-2 5-3 Penalties-Yards 4-55 5-43 Time of Possession 31:51 28:09 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Green Bay, Franklin 13-103, Starks 14-55, Rodgers 3-24. Cincinnati, Bernard 10-50, Green-Ellis 10-29, Dalton 4-3. PASSING—Green Bay, Rodgers 26-43-2-244. Cincinnati, Dalton 20-28-1-235. RECEIVING—Green Bay, Nelson 8-93, Cobb 5-54, J.Jones 4-34, Franklin 3-23, Quarless 3-21, R.Taylor 2-11, Ross 1-8. Cincinnati, Sanu 4-68, Bernard 4-49, Green 4-46, Gresham 4-27, M.Jones 3-38, Eifert 1-7. MISSED FIELD GOALS—Cincinnati, Nugent 52 (WL). COWBOYS 31, RAMS 7 St. Louis 0 0 7 0—7 Dallas 10 7 7 7—31 First Quarter Dal_Bryant 2 pass from Romo (Bailey kick), 7:06. Dal_FG Bailey 19, 2:06. Second Quarter Dal_Murray 2 run (Bailey kick), 9:10. Third Quarter

Dal_Escobar 24 pass from Romo (Bailey kick), 11:39. StL_Pettis 4 pass from Bradford (Zuerlein kick), 3:20. Fourth Quarter Dal_Harris 24 pass from Romo (Bailey kick), 11:55. A_80,848. StL Dal First downs 17 21 Total Net Yards 232 396 Rushes-yards 12-35 34-193 Passing 197 203 Punt Returns 2-16 4-16 Kickoff Returns 2-46 0-0 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 29-49-0 17-24-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 6-43 1-7 Punts 5-47.6 4-48.8 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 2-1 Penalties-Yards 5-41 6-72 Time of Possession 26:32 33:28 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—St. Louis, Pead 6-20, Cunningham 4-16, Austin 1-3, Givens 1-(minus 4). Dallas, Murray 26-175, Dunbar 5-19, Tanner 3-(minus 1). PASSING—St. Louis, Bradford 29-48-0-240, Hekker 0-1-0-0. Dallas, Romo 17-24-0-210. RECEIVING—St. Louis, Pead 7-43, Austin 6-30, Cook 5-44, Kendricks 5-36, Givens 2-54, Pettis 2-20, Quick 1-7, Cunningham 1-6. Dallas, Witten 5-67, Bryant 4-38, Murray 3-28,Austin 2-22, Escobar 1-24, Harris 1-24, Beasley 1-7. MISSED FIELD GOALS—Dallas, Bailey 35 (WR). BROWNS 31, VIKINGS 27 Cleveland 7 17 0 7—31 Minnesota 7 10 7 3—27 First Quarter Min_Peterson 2 run (Walsh kick), 9:13. Cle_Gordon 47 pass from Hoyer (Cundiff kick), 4:42. Second Quarter Cle_Cameron 19 pass from Hoyer (Cundiff kick), 14:55. Min_Ponder 6 run (Walsh kick), 10:12. Cle_FG Cundiff 38, 6:07. Cle_Cameron 11 pass from Lanning (Cundiff kick), 3:39. Min_FG Walsh 43, 1:08. Third Quarter Min_Ponder 8 run (Walsh kick), 2:36. Fourth Quarter Min_FG Walsh 30, 10:47. Cle_Cameron 7 pass from Hoyer (Lanning kick), :51. A_63,672. Cle Min First downs 23 21 Total Net Yards 409 329 Rushes-yards 17-103 31-134 Passing 306 195 Punt Returns 3-20 2-2 Kickoff Returns 1-26 3-78 Interceptions Ret. 1-13 3-36 Comp-Att-Int 31-55-3 25-42-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 3-26 6-33 Punts 5-46.8 7-46.4 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 3-2 Penalties-Yards 5-47 4-35 Time of Possession 28:52 31:08 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING—Cleveland, Aubrey 1-34, Ogbonnaya 2-23, Gordon 1-22, Rainey 4-17, McGahee 8-9, Hoyer 1-(minus 2). Minnesota, Peterson 2588, Ponder 5-46, Patterson 1-0. PASSING_Cleveland, Hoyer 30-54-3-321, Lanning 1-1-0-11. Minnesota, Ponder 25-42-1-228. RECEIVING—Cleveland, Gordon 10-146, Bess 7-67, Cameron 6-66, Ogbonnaya 4-30, Little 3-19, Rainey 1-4. Minnesota, Peterson 6-27, Rudolph 5-28, Jennings 3-43, Wright 3-35, Simpson 3-29, Patterson 2-49, Gerhart 2-14, Carlson 1-3. MISSED FIELD GOALS—None. TITANS 20, CHARGERS 17 San Diego 7 3 7 0—17 Tennessee 0 10 0 10—20 First Quarter SD_Gates 7 pass from Rivers (Novak kick), 9:34. Second Quarter Ten_FG Bironas 20, 13:00. SD_FG Novak 44, 4:47. Ten_Locker 7 run (Bironas kick), 1:08. Third Quarter SD_R.Brown 1 run (Novak kick), 2:42. Fourth Quarter Ten_FG Bironas 37, 6:07. Ten_Hunter 34 pass from Locker (Bironas kick), :15. A_69,143. SD Ten First downs 19 23 Total Net Yards 277 452 Rushes-yards 27-102 29-170 Passing 175 282

STEVE REED
AP Sports Writer

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helped open up an offense that had been mostly stagnant this season. Newton had 223 yards passing and threw two touchdown passes to Brandon LaFell and one to Ted Ginn Jr. He ran for 45 yards and his first TD of the season. The Panthers had started their first two seasons 1-5 and 1-6 under Rivera and there was plenty of speculation surrounding his job entering the game Sunday after their slow start this year. Despite missing three defensive starters, the Panthers elected to defer to the Giants after winning the coin toss. Carolina’s defense dominated from there. The Panthers set the tone early, sacking Manning five times in the first quarter. They limited the Giants to 18 total yards — 1 yard passing — and two first

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers wanted to eliminate talk of coach Ron Rivera’s job security entering the bye week. So they earned their most lopsided victory. Cam Newton threw three touchdown passes and ran for another, and Carolina sacked Eli Manning seven times as the Panthers handed Tom Coughlin his worst defeat as coach of the New York Giants, 38-0 Sunday. It was the largest margin of victory in Panthers history after they surrendered fourth-quarter leads in their first two games, losses to Seattle and Buffalo. The Panthers (1-2) allowed Newton to run out of the read option, which

downs in the first half and took a 17-0 lead to the locker room. The Panthers turned to a read-option on their second possession, something they used frequently the last two seasons but haven’t gone to much this year. Newton ran four times for 40 yards on the drive, with fullback Mike Tolbert scoring on a 2-yard run. After a 53-yard field goal by Graham Gano, Newton found LaFell in the corner of the end zone with 12 seconds left in the half. Carolina then put the game away with touchdowns on its first two possessions of the third quarter. Newton connected on a 20-yard strike to LaFell and then scored from 3 yards on a quarterback draw. Newton later connected on a 47-yard pass with Ginn.

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Russell 2-3 0 0 0 0 1 6 3.59 B.Parker 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2.72 Raley 1 1-3 2 2 2 1 3 35 5.79 H.Rondon 1 1 0 0 0 2 12 5.05 E.Jackson pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. B.Parker pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. Inherited runners-scored_A.Wood 1-0, Russell 1-0, Raley 1-0. WP_E.Jackson. Umpires_Home, Gary Darling; First, Jerry Meals; Second, Paul Emmel; Third, Chris Conroy. T_3:18. A_30,515 (41,019). Indians 9, Astros 2 Houston AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Villar ss 4 0 1 0 0 2 .266 Altuve 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .282 Krauss dh 4 1 2 0 0 1 .216 Carter 1b 3 1 1 1 1 2 .226 M.Dominguez 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 .244 Crowe lf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .222 Hoes rf 3 0 1 0 1 1 .285 Corporan c 4 0 1 0 0 2 .233 B.Barnes cf 3 0 0 0 0 3 .244 Totals 33 2 9 1 2 12 Cleveland AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Bourn cf 4 1 1 2 1 2 .259 Swisher 1b 4 0 0 1 0 2 .248 Kipnis 2b 5 1 3 0 0 1 .277 Jo.Ramirez 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 C.Santana dh 5 2 2 2 0 1 .266 Raburn rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .276 1-M.Carson pr-rf 1 1 0 0 0 0 .700 As.Cabrera ss 2 2 1 0 2 1 .242 Y.Gomes c 3 1 0 0 0 3 .294 Brantley lf 4 1 3 2 0 1 .280 Aviles 3b 3 0 2 2 0 0 .257 Totals 35 9 13 9 3 11 Houston 010 100 000—2 9 0 Cleveland 000 304 11x—9 13 0 1-ran for Raburn in the 7th. LOB_Houston 6, Cleveland 8. 2B_Krauss 2 (9), Kipnis (34), C.Santana (34). 3B_Bourn (5). HR_Carter (29), off Kluber; C.Santana (19), off De Leon. RBIs_Carter (79), Bourn 2 (48), Swisher (59), C.Santana 2 (69), Brantley 2 (68), Aviles 2 (44). CS_Villar (8). S_Aviles. SF_Swisher. Runners left in scoring position_Houston 3 (Hoes, M.Dominguez, Corporan); Cleveland 5 (Swisher, Bourn 3, C.Santana). RISP_Houston 1 for 6; Cleveland 5 for 13. GIDP_Crowe. DP_Cleveland 1 (Kipnis, As.Cabrera, Swisher). Houston IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Bedard L, 4-12 5 8 6 6 2 8 103 4.81 Humber 2 4 2 2 1 2 31 7.90 De Leon 1 1 1 1 0 1 11 6.23 Cleveland IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Kluber W, 10-5 5 1-3 6 2 2 1 6 81 3.61 Rzepczynski 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 1.04 Shaw H, 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 12 3.38 Allen 2-3 0 0 0 0 2 13 2.53 M.Albers 1-3 1 0 0 0 1 8 3.30 Rapada 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.00 C.C.Lee 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 4 4.50 Carrasco 1 1 0 0 0 1 12 6.75 Rzepczynski pitched to 1 batter in the 6th. Bedard pitched to 3 batters in the 6th. Inherited runners-scored_Humber 2-2, Shaw 1-0, Allen 1-0, Rapada 1-0, C.C.Lee 1-0. HBP_by Bedard (Y.Gomes). Umpires_Home, CB Bucknor; First, Dale Scott; Second, Todd Tichenor; Third, Jordan Baker. T_3:15. A_26,168 (42,241). Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 2 Toronto AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Reyes ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 .292 R.Davis cf 3 0 1 0 1 0 .266 Lawrie 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .255 Lind 1b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .283 Sierra lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .307 DeRosa dh 3 1 0 0 1 0 .229 Goins 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .233 Pillar rf 3 1 2 2 0 0 .192 Thole c 3 0 1 0 0 1 .150 Totals 31 2 6 2 3 4 Boston AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Pedroia 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .299 Victorino rf 4 0 0 0 0 3 .294 D.Ortiz dh 4 1 2 1 0 1 .307 Carp 1b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .298 Nava lf 3 1 1 0 0 1 .297 Middlebrooks 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .231 Drew ss 2 1 1 0 1 0 .250 Lavarnway c 3 1 1 1 0 1 .311 Bradley Jr. cf 3 1 1 3 0 2 .191 Totals 29 5 6 5 1 11 Toronto 010 010 000—2 6 0 Boston 040 001 00x—5 6 0 LOB_Toronto 5, Boston 1. 2B_D.Ortiz (37). HR_Pillar (2), off Doubront; Bradley Jr. (3), off Dickey; D.Ortiz (29), off Dickey. RBIs_Pillar 2 (10), D.Ortiz (98), Lavarnway (14), Bradley Jr. 3 (10). SB_R.Davis (45). Runners left in scoring position_Toronto 3 (Thole, Goins, Lind); Boston 1 (Nava). RISP_Toronto 1 for 4; Boston 2 for 4. GIDP_Reyes, Lawrie, Lavarnway. DP_Toronto 1 (Lawrie, Goins, Lind); Boston 2 (Drew, Pedroia, Carp), (Middlebrooks, Pedroia, Carp). Toronto IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Dickey L, 13-13 8 6 5 5 1 11 110 4.27 Boston IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Doubront W, 11-6 7 4 2 2 2 2 97 4.08 F.Morales H, 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 22 4.94 Uehara S, 21-24 1 0 0 0 0 1 9 1.12 WP_Doubront, F.Morales. Umpires_Home, Eric Cooper; First, Tony Randazzo; Second, Larry Vanover; Third, Manny Gonzalez. T_2:13. A_37,020 (37,071). Royals 4, Rangers 0, 10 innings Texas AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Kinsler 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .272 Andrus ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 .270 Rios rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .275 A.Beltre 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 .318 Pierzynski c 4 0 0 0 0 0 .274 Moreland 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 .232 Gentry lf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .268 Dav.Murphy dh 3 0 0 0 0 1 .220 a-Je.Baker ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 1 .280 L.Martin cf 2 0 0 0 1 1 .259 Totals 34 0 6 0 1 4 Kansas City AB R H BI BB SO Avg. A.Gordon lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .266 Bonifacio 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .241 Hosmer 1b 3 0 1 0 1 0 .304 B.Butler dh 3 0 1 0 1 0 .291 1-Getz pr 0 1 0 0 0 0 .224 S.Perez c 4 1 1 0 0 0 .288 Moustakas 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .233 L.Cain cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 .251 b-Kottaras ph 1 1 0 0 0 0 .177 Maxwell rf 4 1 2 4 0 2 .263 A.Escobar ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 .238 Totals 32 4 5 4 2 9 Texas 000 000 0000—0 6 0 Kansas City 000 000 0004—4 5 0 Two outs when winning run scored. b-grounded into a fielder’s choice for L.Cain in the 10th. 1-ran for B.Butler in the 10th. LOB_Texas 5, Kansas City 2. 2B_A.Beltre (30), Gentry (11), Hosmer (33). HR_Maxwell (7), off Soria. RBIs_Maxwell 4 (25). SB_Rios (39). CS_Andrus (8), L.Martin (9). S_A.Escobar. Runners left in scoring position_Texas 3 (Rios, Gentry, Dav.Murphy); Kansas City 1 (Bonifacio). RISP_Texas 0 for 6; Kansas City 2 for 6. GIDP_B.Butler. DP_Texas 1 (Kinsler, Andrus, Moreland); Kansas City 1 (A.Gordon, A.Gordon, Moustakas). Texas IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Ogando 7 2 0 0 1 5 77 2.93 Scheppers 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 3 15 1.92 Cotts L, 5-3 2-3 1 1 1 0 1 15 1.20 Soria 2-3 2 3 3 1 0 22 4.29 Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Shields 8 6 0 0 1 2 105 3.21 G.Holland 1 0 0 0 0 1 12 1.27 Collins W, 3-6 1 0 0 0 0 1 14 3.44 Cotts pitched to 1 batter in the 10th. Inherited runners-scored_Soria 1-1. IBB_off Soria (B.Butler). WP_G.Holland. Balk_Shields. Umpires_Home, Ed Hickox; First, Sam Holbrook; Second, Jeff Nelson; Third, Jim Wolf. T_2:53. A_27,899 (37,903). Mets 4, Phillies 3 New York AB R H BI BB SO Avg. E.Young lf 5 1 2 0 0 1 .248 Flores 3b 5 0 1 0 0 3 .211 Dan.Murphy 2b 4 1 1 0 0 2 .284 A.Brown rf 4 0 0 1 0 0 .231 Black p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Hawkins p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Duda 1b 3 0 0 0 1 2 .229 Lagares cf 4 1 3 1 0 0 .254 Recker c 4 1 2 0 0 0 .212 Tovar ss 4 0 2 1 0 0 .500 C.Torres p 2 0 0 0 0 2 .071 a-Satin ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277 Atchison p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --den Dekker rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 .226 Totals 37 4 11 3 1 11 Philadelphia AB R H BI BB SO Avg. C.Hernandez cf 5 0 1 0 0 1 .308 Rollins ss 4 1 1 0 1 2 .252 Utley 2b 4 0 2 0 0 1 .281 Ruiz c 4 1 1 0 0 1 .277 D.Brown lf 2 1 1 1 2 1 .274 Ruf rf 3 0 0 1 1 0 .257 Asche 3b 4 0 0 0 0 3 .253 Frandsen 1b 4 0 2 1 0 0 .235 1-Bernadina pr 0 0 0 0 0 0 .180 Cl.Lee p 2 0 1 0 0 1 .190 b-Orr ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .158 Rosenberg p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Papelbon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --c-Galvis ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 Totals 33 3 9 3 4 11 New York 000 100 210—4 11 0 Philadelphia 010 001 010—3 9 1 a-flied out for C.Torres in the 7th. b-struck out for Cl.Lee in the 7th. c-sacrificed for Papelbon in the 9th. 1-ran for Frandsen in the 9th. E_D.Brown (5). LOB_New York 7, Philadelphia 8. 2B_E.Young (26), Flores (5), Lagares (21), Recker (7), Rollins (32), Frandsen (10). RBIs_A. Brown (24), Lagares (33),Tovar (1), D.Brown (82), Ruf (29), Frandsen (24). SB_Tovar (1). S_Galvis. Runners left in scoring position_New York 7 (Duda, C.Torres, A.Brown, E.Young, Recker 2, Flores); Philadelphia 6 (Ruiz, Cl.Lee, Frandsen 2, Asche, Rollins). RISP_New York 2 for 14; Philadelphia 3 for 13. Runners moved up_A.Brown, Ruf 2, Asche. GIDP_Tovar, Rollins. DP_New York 1 (Dan.Murphy, Tovar, Duda); Philadelphia 1 (Rollins, Frandsen). New York IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA C.Torres W, 4-5 6 7 2 2 3 6 95 3.36 Atchison H, 9 1 0 0 0 0 2 14 3.98 Black H, 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 21 3.86 Hawkins S, 12-15 1 1 0 0 0 2 14 3.01 Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Cl.Lee L, 14-7 7 8 3 2 0 8 88 2.93 Rosenberg 1 2 1 1 1 1 19 3.63 Papelbon 1 1 0 0 0 2 15 2.56 WP_C.Torres, Black. Umpires_Home, Phil Cuzzi; First, Ron Kulpa; Second, Chris Guccione; Third, Mark Ripperger. T_2:56. A_44,398 (43,651). Reds 11, Pirates 3 Cincinnati AB R H BI BB SO Avg. B.Hamilton cf 6 2 3 0 0 0 .429 Heisey lf 5 3 3 2 0 0 .234 M.Parra p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 e-N.Soto ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Ondrusek p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Votto 1b 4 2 2 1 1 1 .308 B.Phillips 2b 3 1 2 1 1 0 .262 Bruce rf 5 1 2 4 0 1 .267 Frazier 3b 5 1 1 2 0 0 .236 Cozart ss 5 1 2 0 0 1 .256 Hanigan c 5 0 0 0 0 1 .195 Arroyo p 2 0 0 0 0 2 .070 Simon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 d-D.Robinson ph-lf2 0 1 1 0 0 .245 Totals 43 11 16 11 2 6 Pittsburgh AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Tabata lf 3 1 0 0 0 1 .280 N.Walker 2b 2 1 2 1 2 0 .253 McCutchen cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .319 S.Marte cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 Morneau 1b 2 0 0 1 1 0 .266 Byrd rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .285 J.Harrison rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 P.Alvarez 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .229 R.Martin c 2 0 0 0 0 1 .229 Buck c 2 0 0 0 0 1 .219 Barmes ss 4 0 1 0 0 1 .215 Locke p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .106 J.Gomez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 a-Lambo ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .192 Cumpton p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 b-Snider ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 .220 Pimentel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 c-Pie ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 Mazzaro p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 J.Hughes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 f-G.Jones ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .234 Totals 31 3 5 3 3 6 Cincinnati 520 000 031—11 16 0 Pittsburgh 001 020 000—3 5 2 a-struck out for J.Gomez in the 2nd. bhomered for Cumpton in the 5th. c-flied out for Pimentel in the 7th. d-grounded out for Simon in the 8th. e-popped out for M.Parra in the 9th. f-flied out for J.Hughes in the 9th. E_Barmes 2 (13). LOB_Cincinnati 9, Pittsburgh 6. 2B_B.Hamilton (2), Heisey (11), Votto (30), Bruce (42), Cozart (28), N.Walker (24). HR_Frazier (18), off Locke; N.Walker (13), off Arroyo; Snider (5), off Arroyo. RBIs_Heisey 2 (23), Votto (72), B.Phillips (102), Bruce 4 (107), Frazier 2 (72), D.Robinson (8), N.Walker (50), Morneau (2), Snider (25). SB_B.Hamilton 2 (12). S_Arroyo. SF_B.Phillips, Morneau. Runners left in scoring position_Cincinnati 3 (Heisey, B.Phillips, Frazier); Pittsburgh 3 (Byrd 2, Tabata). RISP_Cincinnati 9 for 15; Pittsburgh 0 for 5. Cincinnati IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Arroyo W, 14-11 5 5 3 3 2 3 92 3.60 Simon 2 0 0 0 1 0 32 3.00 M.Parra 1 0 0 0 0 1 8 3.53 Ondrusek 1 0 0 0 0 2 11 4.24 Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Locke L, 10-7 1 3 5 5 2 1 27 3.52 J.Gomez 1 3 2 2 0 0 16 3.20 Cumpton 3 3 0 0 0 3 43 2.45 Pimentel 2 0 0 0 0 1 25 2.45 Mazzaro 2-3 3 3 3 0 1 16 2.88 J.Hughes 1 1-3 4 1 1 0 0 30 4.78 Inherited runners-scored_J.Hughes 1-1. HBP_ by Arroyo (Tabata). WP_Locke, Pimentel. Umpires_Home, Dan Iassogna; First, Brian Knight; Second, Mark Carlson; Third, Gerry Davis. T_3:13. A_38,699 (38,362). White Sox 6, Tigers 3 Chicago AB R H BI BB SO Avg. De Aza lf 4 1 1 0 1 3 .264 Al.Ramirez ss 5 0 1 0 0 0 .282 Gillaspie 1b 4 3 1 2 1 1 .251 A.Garcia rf 5 1 3 2 0 0 .289 Jor.Danks cf 3 0 0 0 2 1 .234 Keppinger dh 5 0 3 2 0 0 .252 G.Beckham 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 .269 Phegley c 4 0 0 0 0 1 .222 Semien 3b 4 1 1 0 0 2 .289 Totals 39 6 11 6 4 8 Detroit AB R H BI BB SO Avg. A.Jackson cf 4 0 0 1 0 2 .269 Dirks rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 .262 a-Tor.Hunter ph-rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .298 Fielder 1b 4 1 1 1 0 0 .283 V.Martinez dh 4 0 1 0 0 0 .303 D.Kelly 3b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .232 b-H.Perez ph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .194 Avila c 3 1 3 0 0 0 .229 c-B.Pena ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 .304 Infante 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 .317 R.Santiago ss 4 0 1 1 0 0 .228 N.Castellanos lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 .294 Totals 36 3 11 3 0 2 Chicago 100 030 200—6 11 0 Detroit 000 100 101—3 11 1 a-lined out for Dirks in the 7th. b-flied out for D.Kelly in the 8th. c-doubled for Avila in the 9th. E_Infante (10). LOB_Chicago 10, Detroit 7. 2B_Keppinger (13), G.Beckham (21), Avila (14), B.Pena (11). 3B_Gillaspie (3). HR_Fielder (25), off Er.Johnson. RBIs_Gillaspie 2 (38), A.Garcia 2 (28), Keppinger 2 (40), A.Jackson (46), Fielder (106), R.Santiago (14). SB_De Aza (20), Semien (2). SF_A.Jackson. Runners left in scoring position_Chicago 7 (Semien, Phegley 3, G.Beckham 2, Gillaspie); Detroit 4 (R.Santiago 2, Tor.Hunter, A.Jackson). RISP_Chicago 5 for 16; Detroit 2 for 9. Runners moved up_G.Beckham, N.Castellanos. GIDP_A.Jackson. DP_Chicago 1 (Al.Ramirez, Gillaspie). Chicago IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Er.Johnson W, 2-26 2-39 2 2 0 1 97 2.82 Veal H, 11 1 1-3 1 1 1 0 0 14 4.82 Lindstrom 1 1 0 0 0 1 15 2.88 Detroit IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Ani.Sanchez L, 14-85 8 4 4 2 6 99 2.64 E.Reed 2 2-3 3 2 2 2 2 45 4.09 D.Downs 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 16 4.93 Veal pitched to 1 batter in the 9th. Inherited runners-scored_Veal 2-0, Lindstrom 1-1, D.Downs 1-0. WP_Ani.Sanchez 2. Umpires_Home, Laz Diaz; First, Mark Wegner; Second, Tim Timmons; Third, Mike Muchlinski. T_3:08. A_41,749 (41,255). Mariners 3, Angels 2 Seattle AB R H BI BB SO Avg. A.Almonte cf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .288 F.Gutierrez rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .250 Seager 3b 4 1 0 0 0 3 .264 K.Morales dh 4 1 2 0 0 0 .278 2-En.Chavez pr-dh0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 Smoak 1b 4 1 1 2 0 1 .240 Zunino c 4 0 1 1 0 1 .212 Franklin 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .226 M.Saunders lf 2 0 0 0 1 1 .239 Triunfel ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 .136 Totals 33 3 8 3 1 10 Los Angeles AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Shuck lf 4 0 0 0 1 2 .290 Aybar ss 5 0 0 0 0 3 .265 Trout cf 3 0 0 0 2 2 .326 J.Hamilton dh 4 0 1 0 1 3 .245 H.Kendrick 2b 5 1 1 0 0 1 .300 Calhoun rf-1b 4 1 1 1 1 1 .287 Conger c 2 0 0 0 1 1 .257 E.Navarro 1b 3 0 1 1 1 0 .250 1-Cowgill pr-rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 An.Romine 3b 3 0 1 0 1 2 .276 Totals 33 2 5 2 8 15 Seattle 010 002 000—3 8 1 Los Angeles 010 000 010—2 5 0 1-ran for E.Navarro in the 8th. 2-ran for K.Morales in the 9th. E_Triunfel (2). LOB_Seattle 4, Los Angeles 13. 2B_K.Morales (33), Zunino (5), H.Kendrick (19). HR_Smoak (18), off C.Wilson; Calhoun (8), off Medina. RBIs_Smoak 2 (45), Zunino (12), Calhoun (31), E.Navarro (1). SB_Seager (9), Shuck (8), E.Navarro (1). Runners left in scoring position_Seattle 2 (M.Saunders, A.Almonte); Los Angeles 7 (An. Romine, Calhoun 2, Shuck, H.Kendrick 2, Aybar). RISP_Seattle 2 for 6; Los Angeles 0 for 11. GIDP_F.Gutierrez, Triunfel. DP_Los Angeles 2 (An.Romine, H.Kendrick, E.Navarro), (Aybar, E.Navarro). Seattle IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA F.Hernandez 4 1 1 1 4 10 92 2.99 O.Perez W, 3-3 1 0 0 0 0 3 18 3.46 Capps H, 9 1 1 0 0 1 2 21 5.65 Furbush H, 20 2-3 0 0 0 2 0 12 3.45 Medina H, 18 1 1-3 2 1 1 1 0 24 3.00 Farquhar S, 15-19 1 1 0 0 0 0 13 4.44 Milwaukee IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA C.Wilson L, 17-78 1-3 8 3 3 1 9 123 3.36 Kohn 2-3 0 0 0 0 1 8 3.57 Capps pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. Inherited runners-scored_Furbush 1-0, Medina 3-0, Kohn 1-0. HBP_by F.Hernandez (Conger). WP_F.Hernandez, Medina. Balk_C.Wilson. Umpires_Home, Joe West; First, Jim Joyce; Second, Andy Fletcher; Third, Rob Drake. T_3:22. A_39,099 (45,483). Marlins 4, Nationals 2 Miami AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Coghlan lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 .255 Ruggiano cf 1 0 0 0 0 1 .223 D.Solano 2b 4 0 2 1 0 1 .255 Yelich cf-lf 5 2 2 1 0 1 .282 Stanton rf 4 1 1 2 0 2 .251 Morrison 1b 4 0 2 0 0 0 .246 Polanco 3b 4 0 2 0 0 0 .254 Hechavarria ss 3 0 2 0 1 0 .228 Mathis c 4 0 0 0 0 2 .186 Koehler p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .079 b-Pierre ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 .250 M.Dunn p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --e-Dobbs ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .230 Cishek p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Totals 36 4 12 4 2 8 Washington AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Span cf 3 1 0 0 1 1 .280 Zimmerman 3b 4 1 2 2 0 1 .284 Werth rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .318 Harper lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 .283 Desmond ss 2 0 0 0 0 1 .285 Ad.LaRoche 1b 3 0 1 0 0 0 .239 Lombardozzi 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0 .254 J.Solano c 2 0 0 0 0 0 .159 c-Z.Walters ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .667 Leon c 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Haren p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .159 a-C.Brown ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .182 Mattheus p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --X.Cedeno p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Storen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --d-Tracy ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .185 E.Davis p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Totals 28 2 4 2 1 3 Miami 201 000 100—4 12 0 Washington 000 002 000—2 4 0 a-flied out for Haren in the 6th. b-singled for Koehler in the 7th. c-grounded into a double play for J.Solano in the 8th. d-popped out for Storen in the 8th. e-grounded out for Qualls in the 9th. LOB_Miami 8, Washington 1. 2B_Yelich (11). HR_Stanton (24), off Haren; Yelich (4), off Haren; Zimmerman (26), off Koehler. RBIs_D.Solano (33), Yelich (14), Stanton 2 (57), Zimmerman 2 (76). SB_Pierre (23). SF_D.Solano. Runners left in scoring position_Miami 3 (Koehler, Mathis 2). RISP_Miami 1 for 5; Washington 0 for 0. Runners moved up_Polanco. GIDP_Yelich 2, Werth, Lombardozzi, Z.Walters. DP_Miami 3 (Hechavarria, D.Solano, Morrison), (D.Solano, Hechavarria, Morrison), (D.Solano, Morrison); Washington 2 (Desmond, Lombardozzi, Ad.LaRoche), (Lombardozzi, Desmond, Ad.LaRoche). Miami IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Koehler W, 4-10 6 3 2 2 1 0 78 4.45 M.Dunn H, 17 1 0 0 0 0 1 10 2.73 Qualls H, 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 10 2.67 Cishek S, 32-34 1 0 0 0 0 2 16 2.47 Washington IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Haren L, 9-14 6 8 3 3 1 5 99 4.87 Mattheus 1-3 1 1 1 1 0 8 6.15 X.Cedeno 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 5 1.69 Storen 1 2 0 0 0 1 15 4.68 E.Davis 1 1 0 0 0 2 17 3.12 Inherited runners-scored_X.Cedeno 1-0. HBP_ by Koehler (Desmond). WP_Mattheus. Umpires_Home, Fieldin Culbreth; First, David Rackley; Second, Bill Welke; Third, Brian O’Nora. T_2:39. A_35,101 (41,418). Dodgers 1, Padres 0 Los Angeles AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Puig rf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .327 C.Crawford lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .277 H.Ramirez ss 3 0 1 0 0 1 .350 Withrow p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 e-Van Slyke ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 f-Ethier ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .272 Jansen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Ad.Gonzalez 1b 4 1 1 0 0 2 .295 Kemp cf 3 0 0 0 0 1 .266 M.Young 3b 3 0 1 0 0 0 .284 Schumaker 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .271 Federowicz c 3 0 0 0 0 3 .232 Greinke p 1 0 1 0 0 0 .339 a-Hairston Jr. ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .215 Howell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Punto ss 1 0 0 0 0 1 .254 Totals 31 1 4 0 0 13 San Diego AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Amarista lf 2 0 0 0 0 1 .246 b-Denorfia ph-lf-rf2 0 0 0 0 1 .269 R.Cedeno ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 .275 Venable rf-cf 3 0 0 0 1 2 .268 Gyorko 2b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .249 Medica 1b 3 0 0 0 1 1 .214 Forsythe 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .216 Fuentes cf 1 0 0 0 1 1 .154 c-Kotsay ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .192 Blanks lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249 R.Rivera c 3 0 1 0 0 0 .222 Cashner p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 Vincent p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --d-Headley ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .243 Hynes p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Gregerson p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Totals 28 0 2 0 3 8 Los Angeles 000 000 100—1 4 1 San Diego 000 000 000—0 2 1 a-grounded out for Greinke in the 6th. bgrounded out for Amarista in the 6th. c-grounded out for Fuentes in the 7th. d-reached on error for Vincent in the 8th. e-was announced for Withrow in the 9th. f-struck out for Van Slyke in the 9th. E_Ad.Gonzalez (11), Venable (3). LOB_Los Angeles 3, San Diego 5. 2B_M.Young (25), Greinke (3). SB_Venable (22). S_Cashner. Runners left in scoring position_Los Angeles 2 (C.Crawford, Schumaker); San Diego 3 (R.Cedeno 2, Kotsay). RISP_Los Angeles 0 for 3; San Diego 0 for 5. Runners moved up_Puig, Gyorko. GIDP_Forsythe. DP_Los Angeles 1 (M.Young, Schumaker, Ad.Gonzalez). Los Angeles IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Greinke 5 2 0 0 1 3 72 2.67 Howell W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 2.09 Withrow H, 4 2 0 0 0 2 2 34 2.84 Jansen S, 27-31 1 0 0 0 0 3 11 1.93 San Diego IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Cashner L, 10-9 7 4 1 0 0 7 110 3.09 Vincent 1 0 0 0 0 3 13 2.34 Hynes 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 5 9.00 Gregerson 2-3 0 0 0 0 2 8 2.79 Umpires_Home, Kerwin Danley; First,Vic Carapazza; Second, Bill Miller; Third, Hal Gibson. T_2:45. A_32,988 (42,524). Diamondbacks 13, Rockies 9 Arizona AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Eaton lf 5 0 3 2 0 0 .265 Pollock cf 5 1 3 1 1 0 .267 Goldschmidt 1b 4 1 1 1 1 0 .304 A.Hill 2b 5 2 3 0 0 1 .298 M.Montero c 3 3 1 0 2 1 .240 Davidson 3b 4 1 2 4 1 1 .250 G.Parra rf 5 2 3 2 0 1 .271 Owings ss 5 2 2 2 0 1 .316 Corbin p 2 0 0 0 0 0 .123 W.Harris p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --c-Pennington ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .237 Roe p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Putz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --d-Campana ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 D.Hernandez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --f-Bloomquist ph 1 1 1 1 0 0 .341 Collmenter p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 Ziegler p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Totals 41 13 19 13 5 5 Colorado AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Blackmon cf 6 1 3 1 0 1 .311 LeMahieu 2b 6 0 1 0 0 0 .281 Tulowitzki ss 2 2 1 0 3 0 .316 Cuddyer rf 5 0 3 1 0 1 .334 Culberson lf 5 2 1 0 0 1 .303 Helton 1b 5 1 3 4 0 1 .248 Arenado 3b 5 2 2 0 0 0 .269 Torrealba c 4 1 2 1 1 0 .239 Nicasio p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .147 Francis p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 a-Rutledge ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 .231 Pomeranz p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 b-Co.Dickerson ph1 0 0 0 0 0 .280 W.Lopez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Outman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Ottavino p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 e-R.Wheeler ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 .205 Bettis p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Corpas p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 g-Pacheco ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 .236 Totals 43 9 19 9 4 4 Arizona 043 001 005—13 19 1 Colorado 001 120 014—9 19 0 a-singled for Francis in the 4th. b-popped out for Pomeranz in the 5th. c-grounded out for W.Harris in the 6th. d-grounded out for Putz in the 8th. e-singled for Ottavino in the 8th. f-tripled for D.Hernandez in the 9th. g-singled for Corpas in the 9th. E_Pollock (2). LOB_Arizona 7, Colorado 11. 2B_Pollock (27), Goldschmidt (34), Davidson (4), G.Parra (41), Owings 2 (3), Culberson (5), Helton 2 (21), Arenado (27). 3B_Bloomquist (1). HR_Davidson (3), off Bettis. RBIs_Eaton 2 (21), Pollock (37), Goldschmidt (123), Davidson 4 (11), G.Parra 2 (47), Owings 2 (5), Bloomquist (14), Blackmon (20), Cuddyer (82), Helton 4 (57), Torrealba (15), R.Wheeler (7), Pacheco (22). CS_LeMahieu (7). SF_Eaton. Runners left in scoring position_Arizona 3 (Corbin,A.Hill, Goldschmidt); Colorado 4 (Culberson, LeMahieu 2, Co.Dickerson). RISP_Arizona 9 for 19; Colorado 7 for 16. Runners moved up_Corbin, Pennington, Arenado, Torrealba. GIDP_Goldschmidt, Tulowitzki, Culberson. DP_Arizona 2 (Davidson, A.Hill, Goldschmidt), (Owings, Goldschmidt); Colorado 2 (Francis, LeMahieu, Helton), (Culberson, LeMahieu). Arizona IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Corbin 4 1-3 10 4 4 2 3 73 3.28 W.Harris W, 4-1 2-3 0 0 0 1 0 10 3.08 Roe 1 1 0 0 0 1 14 3.26 Putz 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 2.48 D.Hernandez 1 2 1 1 0 0 15 4.78 Collmenter 2-3 3 4 4 1 0 27 3.10 Ziegler 1-3 2 0 0 0 0 9 2.31 Colorado IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Nicasio L, 8-9 2 1-3 7 7 7 2 1 62 5.32 Francis 1 2-3 3 0 0 0 2 30 6.61 Pomeranz 1 0 0 0 0 1 15 6.53 W.Lopez 1 3 1 1 1 0 20 4.06 Outman 1 0 0 0 1 1 24 4.02 Ottavino 1 2 0 0 0 0 14 2.70 Bettis 1-3 4 5 5 1 0 14 6.00 Corpas 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 4 4.76 Inherited runners-scored_W.Harris 1-0, Ziegler 2-2, Francis 2-1, Corpas 1-1. IBB_off W.Lopez (Goldschmidt). Umpires_Home, Toby Basner; First, Chad Fairchild; Second, Paul Schrieber; Third, Jeff Kellogg. T_3:45. A_43,736 (50,398).

AMERICAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP

MLB STANDINGS • STATS
x-Boston Tampa Bay New York Baltimore Toronto z-Detroit Cleveland Kansas City Minnesota Chicago x-Oakland Texas Los Angeles Seattle Houston East Division x-Atlanta Washington New York Philadelphia Miami z-St. Louis Cincinnati Pittsburgh Milwaukee Chicago x-Los Angeles Arizona San Diego San Francisco Colorado W 95 86 82 81 71 W 91 86 82 65 61 W 93 84 76 68 51 L 62 69 74 74 84 L 65 70 73 90 94 L 63 71 79 88 105 AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division Pct GB WCGB .605 — — .555 8 — .526 12½ 4 .523 13 4½ .458 23 14½ Central Division Pct GB WCGB .583 — — .551 5 — .529 8½ 3½ .419 25½ 20½ .394 29½ 24½ West Division Pct GB WCGB .596 — — .542 8½ 1½ .490 16½ 9½ .436 25 18 .327 42 35 NATIONAL LEAGUE W 92 83 71 71 57 W 91 89 89 68 65 W 90 79 72 72 71 L 63 72 84 84 98 L 64 67 67 86 91 L 66 76 83 84 86 Pct GB WCGB .594 — — .535 9 5½ .458 21 17½ .458 21 17½ .368 35 31½ Central Division Pct GB WCGB .587 — — .571 2½ — .571 2½ — .442 22½ 20 .417 26½ 24 West Division Pct GB WCGB .577 — — .510 10½ 9½ .465 17½ 16½ .462 18 17 .452 19½ 18½ L10 5-5 7-3 7-3 4-6 3-7 L10 6-4 7-3 4-6 6-4 3-7 L10 4-6 6-4 6-4 6-4 4-6 Str Home W-1 52-22 L-1 46-34 W-3 32-45 L-4 43-38 W-1 31-44 Str W-2 W-1 L-1 L-3 L-1 Str W-2 W-2 L-2 W-1 L-2 Home 48-27 48-26 50-31 36-44 30-48 Home 46-32 44-34 42-35 38-38 44-35 Away 40-41 37-38 39-39 28-46 26-54 Away 43-37 41-41 39-36 32-42 35-43 Away 44-34 35-42 30-48 34-46 27-51 L10 6-4 7-3 4-6 4-6 4-6 L10 7-3 8-2 6-4 2-8 3-7 L10 8-2 3-7 7-3 3-7 1-9 Str W-1 W-3 L-1 L-4 L-1 Home 53-28 50-30 46-32 42-33 38-40 Away 42-34 36-39 36-42 39-41 33-44 Away 40-35 37-40 38-36 34-47 26-53 Away 41-34 45-36 39-38 35-46 27-51

Str Home L-1 51-30 W-4 49-30 W-1 44-37 L-4 31-43 W-1 35-41 Str Home W-4 52-29 L-1 39-35 L-1 37-41 W-1 33-42 L-9 24-54

Oakland Athletics’ Coco Crisp, right, is congratulated by third base coach Mike Gallego after hitting a three-run home run in the first inning Sunday against the Minnesota Twins in Oakland, Calif.

AP photo

A’s take another AL West pennant
The Associated Press

the bullpen for the playoffs.
Indians 9, Astros 2

OAKLAND, Calif. — Coco Crisp hit a three-run homer, Daric Barton and Jed Lowrie each had solo shots and the Oakland Athletics overpowered Minnesota Twins 11-7 Sunday. The A’s clinched their 16th division crown and 25th postseason appearance when Texas lost 4-0 at Kansas City earlier. Sonny Gray (4-3) gave up four runs and seven hits in five innings. Oswaldo Arcia homered and drove in six runs for Minnesota. Cole De Vries (0-1) was the loser.

CLEVELAND — Michael Brantley and Michael Bourn had two RBIs apiece. Carlos Santana homered for the Indians and Corey Kluber (10-5) dodged trouble throughout 5 1-3 innings.
Royals 4, Rangers 0

z-clinched playoff berth x-clinched division
AMERICAN LEAGUE Saturday’s Games Tampa Bay 5, Baltimore 1 N.Y. Yankees 6, San Francisco 0 Oakland 9, Minnesota 1 Cleveland 4, Houston 1 Detroit 7, Chicago White Sox 6, 12 innings Texas 3, Kansas City 1 Toronto 4, Boston 2 L.A. Angels 6, Seattle 5 Sunday’s Games Cleveland 9, Houston 2 San Francisco 2, N.Y. Yankees 1 Chicago White Sox 6, Detroit 3 Boston 5, Toronto 2 Tampa Bay 3, Baltimore 1 Kansas City 4, Texas 0, 10 innings Seattle 3, L.A. Angels 2 Oakland 11, Minnesota 7 Monday’s Games Baltimore (W.Chen 7-7) at Tampa Bay (Archer 9-7), 3:10 p.m. Houston (Lyles 7-8) at Texas (D.Holland 9-9), 8:05 p.m. Detroit (Verlander 13-12) at Minnesota (Pelfrey 5-13), 8:10 p.m. Toronto (Happ 4-6) at Chicago White Sox (Quintana 8-6), 8:10 p.m. Oakland (Griffin 14-9) at L.A. Angels (Richards 7-6), 10:05 p.m. Kansas City (Ventura 0-0) at Seattle (Maurer 4-8), 10:10 p.m. Tuesday’s Games Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Toronto at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Houston at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Boston at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Oakland at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Kansas City at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Justin Maxwell ended Kansas City’s home season with a two-out grand slam in the 10th off former Royals All-Star closer Joakim Soria. Eric Hosmer hit a twostrike double leading off the 10th against Neal Cotts (5-3). Soria intentionally Rays 3, Orioles 1 walked Billy Butler, and an ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. infield single by Salvador — Enny Romero combined Perez loaded the bases. with five relievers on a three- White Sox 6, Tigers 3 hitter in his major league DETROIT — The Tigers debut, two days watching Tampa Bay’s 18-inning win fell short in their effort to at home in the Dominican clinch the AL Central durRepublic and tweeting he ing their final homestand, was ready to pitch the follow- and their magic number for the division title remained at ing afternoon. He allowed one hit and two. Erik Johnson (2-2) allowed four walks in 4 2-3 shutout innings. Brandon Gomes two runs and nine hits in (3-1) followed and struck out 6 2-3 innings in his fourth Manny Machado with a run- career start, and the White Sox held on a day after blowner on second. Scott Feldman (5-5) gave ing a six-run, ninth-inning up three runs and six hits in lead in a 7-6 loss in 12. 6 1-3 innings. Mariners 3, Angels 2
Giants 2, Yankees 1

NATIONAL LEAGUE Saturday’s Games N.Y. Yankees 6, San Francisco 0 Chicago Cubs 3, Atlanta 1 Pittsburgh 4, Cincinnati 2 N.Y. Mets 5, Philadelphia 4, 7 innings Miami at Washington, ppd., rain St. Louis 7, Milwaukee 2 Arizona 7, Colorado 2 L.A. Dodgers 4, San Diego 0 Sunday’s Games San Francisco 2, N.Y. Yankees 1 Cincinnati 11, Pittsburgh 3 Miami 4, Washington 2, 1st game N.Y. Mets 4, Philadelphia 3 Atlanta 5, Chicago Cubs 2 Arizona 13, Colorado 9 L.A. Dodgers 1, San Diego 0 Miami at Washington, 7:05 p.m., 2nd game St. Louis at Milwaukee, 8:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Milwaukee (Estrada 6-4) at Atlanta (Minor 13-7), 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Harang 0-1) at Cincinnati (Cueto 5-2), 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Halladay 4-4) at Miami (Eovaldi 3-6), 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Morton 7-4) at Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 8-12), 8:05 p.m. Washington (Roark 7-0) at St. Louis (Wainwright 17-9), 8:15 p.m. Arizona (McCarthy 5-9) at San Diego (Stults 9-13), 10:10 p.m. Tuesday’s Games Milwaukee at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 8:05 p.m. Washington at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Boston at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Arizona at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m. Second, Bruce Dreckman; Third, Mike Everitt. T_2:45. A_28,974 (34,078). Athletics 11, Twins 7 Minnesota AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Presley cf 5 2 2 0 0 1 .282 Dozier 2b 5 2 3 1 0 1 .247 Plouffe 3b 4 1 0 0 1 1 .247 Arcia lf 4 1 3 6 1 0 .254 Pinto dh 5 0 1 0 0 3 .362 Parmelee 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .227 Mastroianni rf 3 0 0 0 1 2 .176 Florimon ss 3 0 1 0 1 1 .224 Fryer c 3 1 1 0 1 1 .333 Totals 36 7 12 7 5 11 Oakland AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Crisp cf 4 1 2 4 1 0 .257 Lowrie ss 5 2 2 1 0 0 .288 Donaldson 3b 4 0 1 1 1 0 .306 Moss lf 4 1 1 1 0 2 .258 Cespedes dh 5 0 0 0 0 2 .242 Reddick rf 2 1 0 1 1 0 .220 Barton 1b 3 3 3 1 1 0 .280 Vogt c 3 1 0 0 1 1 .254 Sogard 2b 3 2 2 2 1 0 .267 Totals 33 11 11 11 6 5 Minnesota 103 000 102—7 12 0 Oakland 061 111 10x—11 11 1 E_Gray (1). LOB_Minnesota 7, Oakland 6. 2B_Dozier (33), Fryer (1), Donaldson (37), Moss (22), Barton (2). HR_Arcia (14), off Gray; Crisp (22), off De Vries; Barton (3), off Martis; Lowrie (14), off Martis. RBIs_Dozier (64), Arcia 6 (43), Crisp 4 (65), Lowrie (71), Donaldson (92), Moss (79), Reddick (54), Barton (13), Sogard 2 (34). SB_Crisp (20), Sogard (9). SF_Moss, Reddick. Runners left in scoring position_Minnesota 4 (Parmelee, Dozier, Fryer 2); Oakland 3 (Moss, Cespedes, Lowrie). RISP_Minnesota 4 for 11; Oakland 3 for 9. Runners moved up_Presley, Cespedes. GIDP_ Fryer. DP_Oakland 2 (Sogard, Lowrie, Barton), (Reddick, Barton). Minnesota IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA De Vries L, 0-1 2 4 6 6 3 1 56 11.70 Martis 2 2 2 2 0 1 30 6.14 Roenicke 1 1-3 3 2 2 2 0 37 4.23 Duensing 1 2-3 2 1 1 1 1 29 4.12 Thielbar 1 0 0 0 0 2 12 1.88 Oakland IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Gray W, 4-3 5 7 4 4 2 3 94 2.90 Bre.Anderson 2 2 1 1 0 3 24 6.28 Cook 1 0 0 0 3 3 30 2.64 Scribner 1 3 2 2 0 2 15 4.39 Inherited runners-scored_Duensing 3-1. IBB_ off Roenicke (Donaldson). WP_Gray. Umpires_Home, Tim McClelland; First, Marty Foster; Second, Wally Bell; Third, Marvin Hudson. T_3:03. A_30,589 (35,067). Braves 5, Cubs 2 Atlanta AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Heyward cf 5 1 1 0 0 2 .251 J.Upton rf-lf 5 0 2 0 0 1 .260 F.Freeman 1b 5 1 3 2 0 1 .314 C.Johnson 3b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .329 Janish 3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .184 McCann c 4 1 2 0 0 2 .261 Gattis lf 3 0 0 0 0 2 .233 J.Schafer rf 1 0 0 0 0 1 .251 Simmons ss 4 2 2 3 0 0 .246 El.Johnson 2b 3 0 1 0 1 0 .253 Teheran p 2 0 0 0 0 0 .214 a-Constanza ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 .207 Avilan p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --b-Re.Johnson ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .256 Ayala p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --A.Wood p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Kimbrel p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Totals 39 5 12 5 1 12 Chicago AB R H BI BB SO Avg. St.Castro ss 4 0 0 1 0 1 .241 Valbuena 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .221 d-Do.Murphyph-3b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 Rizzo 1b 4 1 1 0 0 2 .231 D.Navarro c 4 0 2 1 0 0 .303 Schierholtz rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .252 Bogusevic cf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .280 Lake lf 4 0 0 0 0 4 .299 Barney 2b 3 1 2 0 0 1 .209 E.Jackson p 1 0 0 0 0 1 .077 Russell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --B.Parker p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Raley p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 c-Sweeney ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 .272 H.Rondon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --Totals 33 2 8 2 0 11 Atlanta 200 100 020—5 12 0 Chicago 100 000 010—2 8 1 a-singled for Teheran in the 7th. b-struck out for Avilan in the 8th. c-singled for Raley in the 8th. d-grounded into a double play for Valbuena in the 8th. E_St.Castro (20). LOB_Atlanta 8, Chicago 5. 2B_Rizzo (39). HR_F.Freeman (23), off E.Jackson; Simmons (16), off E.Jackson; Simmons (17), off Raley. RBIs_F.Freeman 2 (105), Simmons 3 (57), St.Castro (43), D.Navarro (34). CS_Constanza (3). S_E.Jackson. Runners left in scoring position_Chicago 3 (St. Castro 2, Lake). RISP_Atlanta 1 for 2; Chicago 1 for 5. GIDP_Do.Murphy. DP_Atlanta 1 (Janish, El.Johnson, F.Freeman); Chicago 1 (D.Navarro, D.Navarro, St.Castro). Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Teheran W, 13-8 6 4 1 1 0 7 91 3.09 Avilan H, 26 1 0 0 0 0 1 16 1.57 Ayala 1-3 2 1 1 0 0 15 2.76 A.Wood H, 1 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 2 3.21 Kimbrel S, 49-53 1 2 0 0 0 3 18 1.27 Chicago IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA E.Jackson L, 8-17 6 8 3 3 0 6 109 4.74

NEW YORK — Ehire Adrianza tied the score in the sixth with a home run. Tony Abreu hit a go-ahead double off David Robertson.
Red Sox 5, Blue Jays 2

BOSTON — David Ortiz and Jackie Bradley Jr. homered and Felix Doubront (116) gave up two runs and four hits over seven innings in his last start before moving to

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Justin Smoak hit a tiebreaking two-run homer and Felix Hernandez had 10 strikeouts in a four-inning star. C.J. Wilson (17-7) pitched eight-hit ball into the ninth inning but lost for the first time since July 5 against Boston, ending a streak that saw him go 9-0 over 13 starts. Oliver Perez (3-3) struck out the side in the fifth after relieving Hernandez.

NATIONAL LEAGUE ROUNDUP

Braves, Cardinals clinch playoff spots
The Associated Press

CHICAGO — The Atlanta Braves clinched their first NL East title since 2005, then rode two homers by Andrelton Simmons to a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs that touched off a wild party in the cramped visitors’ clubhouse at Wrigley Field. The game was in the sixth when Washington lost 4-2 to Miami in a doubleheader opener, giving the Braves the division championship. There were a few high-fives in Atlanta’s dugout when the Marlins won, and a couple of Braves fans did the tomahawk chop in the stands. St. Louis clinched a playoff berth before taking the field when the Nationals lost.

for the Marlins in a doubleheader opener, dropping Washington 5½ games back of wild-card co-leaders Cincinnati and Pittsburgh. The Nationals honored retiring manager Davey Johnson with a 15-minute pregame celebration.
Mets 4, Phillies 3

PHILADELPHIA — Wilfredo Tovar hit a two-run, seventh-inning single in his major league debut, putting the Mets ahead for good at 3-2. Trying to stop a streak of four straight fourth-place finishes in the NL East, the Mets completed a threegame sweep and tied the Phillies for third. Carlos Torres (4-5) allowed two runs and seven hits in six Reds 11, Pirates 3 innings to beat Cliff Lee (14PITTSBURGH — Rookie 7), who gave up three runs Billy Hamilton got three hits — two earned — and eight and stole two more bases as hits in seven innings. Cincinnati tied Pittsburgh Dodgers 1, Padres 0 for the NL wild-card lead at 89-67. SAN DIEGO — Adrian Jay Bruce hit a three-run Gonzalez scored an unearned double and Todd Frazier run and Zack Greinke comfollowed with a homer that bined with three relievers on capped a five-run burst in a two-hitter for the NL West the first against Jeff Locke champions. (10-7). Diamondbacks 13, Rockies 9 Bronson Arroyo (14-11) allowed three runs and five DENVER — Matt hits in five innings to win. Davidson hit a three-run homer for the second Marlins 4, Nationals 2 straight day, and Arizona WASHINGTON — hung on after opening leads Giancarlo Stanton and of 7-1 in the third and 13-5 in Christian Yelich homered the ninth.

Giants 2, Yankees 1 San Francisco AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Pagan cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .275 J.Perez lf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .260 Belt 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .289 Posey dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 .295 Pence rf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .286 Sandoval 3b 2 0 1 0 1 0 .275 1-Noonan pr-3b 0 1 0 0 0 0 .216 H.Sanchez c 3 0 0 0 0 0 .260 Abreu 2b 3 0 1 1 0 0 .239 Adrianza ss 3 1 1 1 0 2 .300 Totals 31 2 4 2 1 7 New York AB R H BI BB SO Avg. I.Suzuki rf 3 0 0 0 1 2 .260 A.Rodriguez dh 4 0 1 0 0 2 .253 2-Z.Almonte pr-dh0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 Cano 2b 4 0 3 0 0 0 .314 A.Soriano lf 3 0 0 0 1 0 .259 Granderson cf 4 0 0 0 0 3 .234 Nunez 3b 4 0 2 0 0 1 .257 Mar.Reynolds 1b 4 1 1 1 0 1 .220 Ryan ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 .202 C.Stewart c 2 0 0 0 0 0 .211 a-Overbay ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242 b-V.Wells ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .241 J.Murphy c 1 0 0 0 0 1 .167 Totals 34 1 9 1 2 11 San Francisco 000 001 010—2 4 0 New York 001 000 000—1 9 1 a-was announced for C.Stewart in the 7th. bstruck out for Overbay in the 7th. 1-ran for Sandoval in the 8th. 2-ran for A.Rodriguez in the 8th. E_Cano (6). LOB_San Francisco 3, New York 8. 2B_Sandoval (26), Abreu (10), Cano (38), Ryan (12). HR_Adrianza (1), off Pettitte; Mar.Reynolds (20), off Petit. RBIs_Abreu (9), Adrianza (3), Mar. Reynolds (65). CS_I.Suzuki (4). Runners left in scoring position_San Francisco 2 (Pagan, Pence); New York 4 (C.Stewart, Granderson, I.Suzuki 2). RISP_San Francisco 1 for 6; New York 1 for 7. Runners moved up_H.Sanchez. GIDP_Pence. DP_New York 1 (Ryan, Cano, Mar.Reynolds). San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO NP ER Petit 6 1-3 6 1 1 2 7 102 2.84 J.Lopez W, 4-2 2-3 0 0 0 0 2 10 1.60 S.Casilla H, 21 1 3 0 0 0 1 16 2.11 Romo S, 36-41 1 0 0 0 0 1 16 2.67 New York IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Pettitte L, 10-11 7 2 2 2 1 6 104 3.88 D.Robertson 1-3 1 0 0 0 0 5 2.13 M.Rivera 1 2-3 1 0 0 0 1 16 2.15 Pettitte pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. Inherited runners-scored_J.Lopez 2-0, D.Robertson 1-1, M.Rivera 1-0. PB_H.Sanchez. Umpires_Home, Doug Eddings; First, Angel Hernandez; Second, Dana DeMuth; Third, Paul Nauert. T_2:52. A_49,197 (50,291). Rays 3, Orioles 1 Baltimore AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Machado 3b 3 0 1 0 1 1 .282 A.Jones cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .287 C.Davis 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .286 Valencia dh 3 1 1 0 1 1 .301 Wieters c 4 0 1 1 0 0 .230 Hardy ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 .260 Markakis rf 1 0 0 0 2 0 .268 Morse lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 .215 Ch.Dickerson lf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 B.Roberts 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .239 Totals 29 1 3 1 4 5 Tampa Bay AB R H BI BB SO Avg DeJesus lf 3 1 1 1 0 1 .269 a-S.Rodriguez ph-lf1 0 0 0 0 1 .254 De.Jennings cf 3 0 2 0 0 0 .251 1-Fuld pr-cf 1 1 0 0 0 0 .195 Zobrist 2b 2 1 0 0 2 0 .271 Joyce dh 2 0 0 1 0 0 .239 b-T.Beckham ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 c-Scott ph-dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 W.Myers rf 4 0 2 0 0 2 .291 Loney 1b 3 0 1 1 0 1 .294 Ke.Johnson 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .239 Longoria 3b 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 Lobaton c 3 0 0 0 0 1 .259 Y.Escobar ss 3 0 0 0 0 2 .260 Totals 29 3 6 3 2 9 Baltimore 000 000 001—1 3 0 Tampa Bay 100 002 00x—3 6 1 a-struck out for DeJesus in the 7th. 1-ran for De.Jennings in the 6th. E_Ke.Johnson (4). LOB_Baltimore 5, Tampa Bay 5. 2B_Wieters (28), De.Jennings (31), W.Myers (19). HR_DeJesus (1), off Feldman. RBIs_Wieters (76), DeJesus (6), Joyce (45), Loney (70). SB_Zobrist (11). CS_A.Jones (3). SF_Joyce. Runners left in scoring position_Baltimore 3 (Morse, Machado, Hardy); Tampa Bay 4 (Lobaton 3, Joyce). RISP_Baltimore 1 for 5; Tampa Bay 2 for 8. Runners moved up_Wieters, Ke.Johnson. GIDP_C.Davis. DP_Tampa Bay 1 (E.Romero,Y.Escobar, Loney). Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Feldman L, 5-5 6 1-3 6 3 3 2 7 91 3.57 Matusz 1 0 0 0 0 1 12 3.24 O’Day 2-3 0 0 0 0 1 6 2.20 Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA E.Romero 4 2-3 1 0 0 4 0 70 0.00 B.Gomes W, 3-1 2-3 0 0 0 0 2 9 6.23 W.Wright H, 9 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 5 3.76 J.Wright H, 6 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 14 2.81 Jo.Peralta H, 38 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 3.33 Rodney S, 36-44 1 2 1 1 0 1 21 3.44 Inherited runners-scored_B.Gomes 2-0. WP_Feldman. Umpires_Home, Tim Welke; First, Dan Bellino;

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SPORTS

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Goaltender injuries causing ripple effect
TOM VENESKY
tvenesky@timesleader.com

WILKES-BARRE — On Saturday afternoon, as the first day of Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton Penguins training camp came to an end, head coach John Hynes spoke about the importance of having depth at the goaltender position. “The chain effect is more dramatic than any other position,” he said. Later in the day, Hynes’ words would ring true as Pittsburgh goaltender Tomas Vokoun left the practice ice and underwent a procedure to dissolve a blood clot in his pelvis. Vokoun is out indefinitely, leaving Pittsburgh with Marc-Andre Fleury and Jeff Zatkoff, last year’s starter with WilkesBarre/Scranton. Adding to the ripple effect is goaltender Peter Mannino’s status. He is still considered day-to-day with an injury. And just like that, only two days into WilkesBarre/Scranton’s training camp, the goaltending position could undergo some major changes. “Right now it’s a twopronged effect because Mannino is day-to-day and, as of right now, Zatkoff is going to get a good oppor-

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton goaltender Eric Hartzell is preparing for his first full professional season after leading Quinnipiac to the Frozen Four last season.

Aimee Dilger | The Times Leader

tunity to become the num- have two goalies out.” ber two in Pittsburgh with But there’s more. Hynes Vokoun out,” Hynes said. added that the team may “We, as an organization, look at bringing a third

goaltender to go along with veteran Andy Chiodo and rookie Eric Hartzell. With a pair of preseason games coming up this week, Hynes said things are going to pick up and it would be nice to have a third goaltender to help carry the load in practice. “It seems fine now, but there may be an influx of players coming down Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, and then we get into games,” he said. With Vokoun and Mannino both sidelined, the opportunities for Chiodo and Hartzell undoubtedly improve. Chiodo, 30, is entering his 11th professional season and his second stint with the Penguins. He was the starter in net when the Penguins went to the Calder Cup Final in 2004 and spent the last three seasons in Europe. Hartzell, 24, was signed by the Penguins over the summer after completing four seasons of college hockey. Earlier this year, he was named the USA Hockey College Player of the Year after leading Quinnipiac to the Frozen Four. As of now, both players represent Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton’s goaltending tan-

dem, with Chiodo being the seasoned veteran and Hartzell the top prospect. But that could change with another injury or someone getting healthy again. “It’s difficult when you have injuries because there’s only two (goaltenders) per team,” Hynes said. “It really affects the depth in your organization and it’s a rapid, trickle effect more than any other positions.” Chiodo and Hartzell are both ready for any extra opportunities that may come their way. “You don’t want anyone to go through what Vokoun is going through,” Chiodo said. “The main thing, in professional hockey, is things happen every day. All we can do is be prepared. Over my years, I’ve seen so many situations where guys have injuries and as a player you just try to be prepared every day.” Hartzell is taking a similar approach. “Wherever I am is where my focus is. Right now, my mind is in Wilkes-Barre until otherwise,” he said. “But this is why practice is so important. It’s your opportunity to get better every day and if I’m called

upon, I’ll be ready to go.”
Notes

- Hynes said he may hold an intra-squad practice today as players continue to battle for a spot in the organization. With the first exhibition game coming up on Wednesday in Rochester, Hynes said the expected influx of players from Pittsburgh will mean that not everyone will get penciled in for a preseason game. That’s why practices and scrimmages are important, he said. “When you’re in a training camp setting, you’re going against guys you are going to play with. But you’re also fighting for a spot and to make a name for yourself,” Hynes said. “Not everyone is guaranteed a game, and when it gets to competitive situations in practice or a scrimmage, that may be their only opportunity.” Sunday’s practice featured plenty of intensity, highlighted by Clark Seymour and Chaz Johnson exchanging big hits during two-on-two drills. Johnson is a nine-year pro known for his physical play, and Hynes was happy to see him establish the intensity during practice.

“Anytime a guy does that in the drills or a practice, it always raises the competitive level,” Hynes said. “You have to be ready to go. Anytime you have guys practice at that intensity level, it always raises everyone else’s game.” - Hartzell spent some time with Pittsburgh as their third goaltender during the postseason and also was with the big club for the start of this year’s training camp. Although he has yet to play a professional game, Hartzell said the experience with Pittsburgh helped prepare him for the big day. “Those guys are just so good up there and it really helped my game. You have to be patient and not overreact against them,” he said. “They’re just so good at what they do that it helps you read plays and stay patient. I wouldn’t trade that experience for the world.” - Despite the uncertainty surrounding the goaltender position throughout the organization, Hynes said Mannino won’t be rushed back. “Even though it seems like there’s a good opportunity, it’s more important for him to be ready for the regular season,” Hynes said.

Lions
son at Penn State, West Scranton’s Eric Shrive got an Cole Chiappialle have all honor he’d been waiting for. appeared on special teams. Shrive was one of the Walker has also served as the Lions’ three game captains fourth-string tailback, getting out for the coin flip on four carries late in Saturday’s Saturday against Kent State. win. He was joined by fellow Defensive end Garrett seniors Brandon Felder and Sickels had initially appeared Alex Butterworth. on an early participation “It was a great feeling to go report but that has since been out there and be a captain,” corrected. Sickels’ redshirt Shrive said. “It was a good remains intact. feeling to go out there after Sickels is one of the highall these years.” est-rated recruits from the As was the case last sea2013 signing class who looks son, O’Brien is going with headed for a redshirt. Tackle individual captains for the AP photo Andrew Nelson impressed first 11 games of the season, Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller fights with Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier durcoaches in training camp, allowing every senior on the ing the third period of a preseason game in Toronto on Sunday. seeing some reps with the roster to serve as a captain second-team line, but an injuat least once. Before the seary may have tipped the scales Captain Shrive son finale against Wisconsin, toward a redshirt for him. full-season captains will be In his fifth and final sea- announced. The Associated Press Lions improve on third down game since left hip surgery in early May. Gabriel Bourque scored 3:07 into the TORONTO — An array of fighting majors and 10-minute misconducts left second period and Austin Watson tallied the benches bare at the end of the Toronto 5:15 later for Nashville. Anders Nilsson stopped 23 shots for the Maple Leafs’ 5-3 win over the Buffalo Islanders. Sabres on Sunday night. Phil Kessel scored his first two goals of Blackhawks 4, Red Wings 3 the preseason and was the flashpoint of the fighting at 10:01 of the third when he DETROIT — Byron Froese scored his was targeted by the Sabres’ John Scott. second goal 3:25 into the third period and The Times Leader staff Kessel backed away from Scott while the Chicago Blackhawks held on. scored on the first shot of the second half, twice swinging his stick at the Sabres’ Joakim Nordstrom and Garret Ross also EDWARDSVILLE – After trailing by two also a header, this time on a cross by David tough guy before some of his teammates scored for Chicago and Corey Crawford early in the second half, visiting Alvernia Stoner. jumped in. made 30 saves. scored three unanswered goals to post a Barry Fitzgerald had 13 saves in the shutThat precipitated a line brawl with Tomas Tatar scored twice for Red field hockey 3-2 win over Wilkes on Sunday out. the Leafs’ David Clarkson jumping off Wings (2-3-0), Jonathan Ericsson added a afternoon. the bench to join the fray, and a goalie goal and Gustav Nyquist had three assists. COLLEGE MEN’S TENNIS Ashley Ream and Taylor Ryan scored King’s 9, Susquehanna 0 fight between Buffalo’s Ryan Miller and Jimmy Howard stopped 16 of 20 shots the two goals for Wilkes (2-5) to give the Toronto’s Jonathan Bernier. before being replaced by Jared Coreau Colonels a 2-0 advantage with 41:03 on the King’s wrapped up the dual meet season Clarkson is subject to an automatic early in the third period. Coreau made clock. Ream’s goal came off a corner attempt with a victory over host Susquehanna. 10-game suspension in the regular season. four saves. as she found the back of the net off an assist The Monarchs did not drop a set over the Josh Leivo had the winner for the Oilers F Gagner breaks jaw from Aliya Frankel. Ryan scored her first entire match and only one Crusader player Leafs, who also got goals from Trevor collegiate goal deflecting a shot from Ream won more than four games in any one set. Smith and Jake Gardiner. Nikita Zadorov, EDMONTON, Alberta — Edmonton eight minutes later. George Parkhurst improved to 8-0 with a Jamie McBain and Corey Tropp scored for Oilers forward Sam Gagner will miss the The Crusaders then used a penalty stroke 6-0, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles, while Stephen Buffalo. start of the regular season with a broken and two more goals to comeback from the Brand upped his singles ledger to 6-1 with A night after the two teams needed 15 jaw. two-goal deficit to record the win. a 6-0, 6-1 victory in No. 2 singles. Tony rounds to decide a shootout, the teams Gagner was hurt in Edmonton’s 5-2 exhiAlexis Reed made 12 saves in net for Bevevino won 6-2, 6-4, Jake Rohring and combined for 215 penalty minutes. bition win over the Canucks on Saturday. Wilkes. Chris DiMino posted 6-0, 6-0 wins, and Predators 2, Islanders 0 Gagner collided on the side boards with Andrew Panzitta was a 7-6 (3), 6-0 winner. Vancouver’s Zack Kassian, and Kassian’s COLLEGE MEN’S SOCCER NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Pekka Rinne stick knocked out some of Gagner’s teeth. COLLEGE WOMEN’S TENNIS Misericordia 2, Elizabethtown 0 made 13 saves in his first preseason game Kassian received a four-minute penalty Susquehana 7, King’s 2 Misericordia scored a goal in each half in for Nashville. on the play. The team says Gagner is out a make up of Saturday’s postponed game. After falling behind 3-0 after singles, Rinne played two periods in his first indefinitely. Rob Wiacek and Nick vonEgypt broke King’s got a 7-5 (6), 2-6, 6-1 triumph from through for the Cougars (5-2), who fired 21 Madeline Griffin at No. 1 singles. Sara shots in the direction of the Elizabethtown Lynn tallied a 7-5, 6-3 triumph at second goal. singles. Wiacek scored on a header set up by Susquehanna won the remaining four The Times Leader staff as well. Dennis Halpin’s corner kick. VonEgypt singles matches and swept doubles play. Both of these ticket options are availTickets are now on sale for the 30th able through Ticketmaster. 27 Unique Holes All 12 Breeders Crown will be conBreeders Crown at Mohegan Sun at 12th Annual One Breathtaking Course Pocono Downs. tested on Saturday, Oct. 19 , and more Autumn Classic The biggest night in harness racing than $6 million in purses is on the line Weekday Special comes to the region on Oct. 19. Several for the historic night of racing. Tuesday thru Friday at Blue Ridge Trail Play & Ride for Just Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs options are available for fans to enjoy this prestigious night of racing, which will also be welcoming legendary $ will get underway with a post time of Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Must Present Coupon. One coupon per foursome. Cannot be used in and Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt to the 5 p.m. tournaments or with any other promotion. 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Dallas welcomes fall with harvest festival

Crayon art reveals children’s spirits

High school students show artistic sides

Mike Burns and Ethan, 4, of Shavertown, took in the sights and sounds of the Dallas Harvest Festival earlier this month on the borough’s Main Street. Themed ‘Year of the Volunteer,’ this year’s festival paid tribute to Back Mountain organizations that help to make the region an even better place.

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Wyoming Seminary student Ryan Frania, of Shavertown, and artist Sue Hand, of Dallas, were among those at the opening reception of the 11th invitational Emerging Artists Exhibition, an event coordinated by Hand. The display at King’s College’s Widmann Gallery in Wilkes-Barre continues through Oct. 25.

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Alice Pawlowski and Jennifer Pawlowski, of Nanticoke, show their support for the ‘Crayons & Care II’ exhibit, a fundraising event for a Polish children’s hospital, recently opening at Luzerne County Community College’s Schulman Gallery. The children’s art can be viewed weekdays through Oct. 17.

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Wyoming Valley West student Samantha Packer, center, with her parents, Valerie Packer and Jim Packer

Misericordia University students Rufus Hay, of Toms River, N.J., and Christina Chirico of Sandyston, N.J.

Antonia Felicidad Schnepf, 4

Dallas High School student Maria Ansilio and father, Tim Ansilio

Susan Hall, of Murphy, N.C., Teddi Janosov, of Naticoke, and Trisha Tyson, of Wilkes Barre

Talia Kosierowski, left, and Maria Bednar

Pianist Josh Slosky, of Nanticoke

Northwest High School student Christian Martin and Merre Martin, of Shickshinny

Kendra Smith, left, Diana Paluch and Brianna Izen, all of Hanover Township

Gary Williams, of Shavertown, and Denise Murphy, of Courtdale

Polish Ambassador to the U.S. Ryszard Schnepf and wife, Dorothy Wysocka-Schnepf

Lake-Lehman High School student Micaela Payne and mother, Brenda Newhart

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View a list of Volunteer Opportunities at www. timesleader.com by clicking Community News under the People tab. To have your group listed, visit the United Way of Wyoming Valley’s volunteer page at www. unitedwaywb.org. For more information, contact Kathy Sweetra at 970-7250 or ksweetra@civitasmedia.com.

Telecom Pioneers donate ‘Hug a Bears’
The Wilkes-Barre Verizon Telecom Pioneers 7 recently presented 14 handmade ‘Hug a Bears’ to the Kingston Township Police Department, Shavertown, to be distributed to children involved in accidents or cases of domestic violence. Telecom Pioneers is a nonprofit organization of retired and active members of Verizon Communications who are involved in many volunteer and charitable activities. At the gift presentation, from left: Chief James J. Balavage, Kingston Township Police; Rosemary Gawat, bear maker; Nancy Karpovich, president, Wilkes-Barre Pioneers; Joan Latinski and Dee Pavlick, bear makers; and Sergeant Michael A. Moravec, Kingston Township Police. Other bear makers are Mary Ellen Arasin, Joan Bohinski and Paulette Dougal.

Boy Scouts visit Teen donates school supplies New Mexico
The Boy Scouts of Troop 154 in Kingston recently completed a successful trip to the Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, N.M., where they backpacked, camped and took part in several projects and adventures, including climbing Mount Baldy, 12,441 feet, the highest point in the ranch. Participants, from left, first row, are Liam Vender, James Dal Santo, Joey Dal Santo and Edmund Poggi. Second row: Mitch Yamrus, Chris Healey, Beau Reznak, John Walsh, Chris Bloom, Charles Jones and Jackson Williams. Adult leaders were Joe Healey, scoutmaster; Charlie Jones, assistant scoutmaster; Charley Bloom; Lou Dal Santo Jr.; Ted Poggi; and Ron Williams.

National American Miss Pennsylvania Junior Teen 2013 Madonna Mantione recently collected more than 4,000 school supplies and donated them to the Lackawanna County Office of Youth and Family Services. The donation was part of Mantione’s community service platform to promote personal and educational developmental needs of children and teens. At the presentation of the supplies, from left: Nicole Hartung, clinical unit caseworker; Jessica Wesley, school liaison; Lou Strazzeri, school liaison; Mantione; Tammy Reiprich, school liaison; J.D. Miller, clinical unit caseworker; and Lisa Paglia, clinical unit caseworker.

LCCC Nursing Forum donates to Red Cross
The Luzerne County Community College Nursing Forum recently made a donation to the Wyoming Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross. The Nursing Forum held a LCCC sweatshirt and T-shirt sale to raise the funds. The donation will be used to support the chapter’s local disaster relief fund. At the check presentation, from left: Peggy Sosnak, WilkesBarre, adviser, Nursing Forum and associate professor, nursing, LCCC; Stacy Kaiser, Wilkes-Barre, treasurer, Nursing Forum; Jolene Miraglia, Wilkes-Barre, major gifts associate, American Red Cross; Susan Porter Allen, Mountain Top, vice president, Nursing Forum; Alysia Uliano, Hazleton; and Brook Selenski, Dallas, secretary, Nursing Forum.

Bokelman Foundation donates to Candy’s Place
Friends and family recently held a benefit in memory of Karen Lavan Bokelman. The proceeds from the event were donated to The Center for Cancer Wellness, Candy’s Place in Forty Fort. The foundation donated $1,250 to continue to provide services for women who have breast cancer. At the check presentation, from left, are Susan Kaufer and Molly Tuzinski, cousins of Bokelman, and Chris Ostroski, director, The Center for Cancer Wellness, Candy’s Place.

Boys and Girls Clubs of NEPA receives donation
The Scranton/WilkesBarre RailRiders and Kost Tire and Auto Service helped the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania this past baseball season with the ‘Hurl the Pearl’ contest. Fans purchased ‘pearls’ (soft baseballs) to hurl at the team’s pinstriped truck for prizes as it circled the warning track. Nightly winners received a $25 gift certificate to Kost Tire and Auto Service. The grand prize winner received four tickets to a Yankees game, a $50 gas card, the chance to throw out a first pitch at PNC Field on Opening Night 2014; and a suite at PNC during the 2014 season. The unique fundraiser raised more than $12,000 to support the club. At the check presentation, from left: Rob Crain, president and general manager, RailRiders; Julianne Kalasinski, club development director; and Erwin Kost Jr., vice president, Kost Auto Service and immediate past president, Boys and Girls Clubs of NEPA.

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HAPPY DAV Chapter 102 BIRTHDAY! holds annual meeting
Disabled American Veterans Chapter 102 recently held its annual meeting at Konefal’s Restaurant, Edwardsville. At the event, left side: Raymond Smith, senior vice commander; Charles Lamoreaux, secretary; John Sladin, life member; Edward Meade, junior vice commander; William Jones, sergeant-atarms; and John Hohl, membership chairman. Right side: Robert Bartlow, adjutant; Steven Wilmoth, life member; Leonard Croop, legislative chairman; and James Stokes, life membership. Other officers are Willard Rollins, commander; Eugene Slabinski, chaplain; and John Baronitis, service officer.

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HANOVER TWP.: John Halligan recently presented “Bullying, Cyberbullying and Youth Depression” to the student body of Hanover Area Junior-Senior High School. Halligan will present a follow-up discussion for adults from 7-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Hanover Area High School auditorium. Parents of students at the school are encouraged to attend. For more information contact the district office. LUZERNE: The Harris Conservatory for the Arts is offering “The Dance in All of Us,” a dance class for children with autism, beginning in October. This class is made possible by a grant from the Luzerne County Autism Coalition. The class gives those with autism the opportunity to explore rhythm, body awareness and movement in an effort to improve communication and interaction with others. Participants will attend weekly dance classes touching on ballet and jazz with an emphasis on creative movement and expression. All students will be accompanied by a parent, counselor, or other responsible person who will act as a “shadow.” Each class will meet for one hour per week for six weeks. The class will be conducted by Elisabeth Harris, a certified instructor with Dance Educators of America. Harris has been teaching specialized dance programs for autistic children and adults for almost two decades. The classes will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Fridays, beginning on Oct. 4. The fee for the six-week course is $25. For more information contact the Harris Conservatory for the Arts at 570-718-0673. NANTICOKE: Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus William J. Hafey Assembly 925 will install officers for the upcoming fraternal year at the 6 p.m. Mass on Saturday at St. Faustina Parish in Holy Trinity Church, 520 S. Hanover Street. Past Master William Jones and Marshal James Bower will conduct the installation after the Mass. NEWPORT TWP.: The Newport Township Community Organization will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Guardian Elder Care Center, Sheatown. The group is involved in a number of community improvement projects, including a recycling program, the clean up of illegal dump sites and publishing a community newsletter. All township residents are invited to attend the meeting and join in these community efforts. Palmira Gregory Miller is the president of the organization and Tom Kashatus and Bill Hourigan are vice presidents.

Caleb E.Curtis
Caleb E. Curtis, son of Jack and Josette Fedor Curtis, Anacortes, Wash., is celebrating his second birthday today, Sept. 23. Caleb is a grandson of George and Rosella Fedor Purcell, West Pittston, and Larry and Judy Curtis, Milton, Fla.

Dallas Knights of Columbus hosting inaugural car show
Dallas Knights of Columbus 8224 is holding its inaugural car show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday at Back Mountain Bowling, Memorial Highway, Route 415. Rain or shine. More than a dozen vendors are attending and there will be trophies, basket raffles and a 50-50 drawing. Proceeds from the show will be distributed to the Dallas Knights of Columbus Back Mountain charities. If interested in attending, or to obtain a vendor spot, contact Rich at 570-237-0575. Participants, from left: Rich Musinski, show chairman; Gerry Schmid, treasurer; and Jack Cacozza, Grand Knight.

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Hannah Gene Chocallo, daughter of Jocelyn and Mike Chocallo, WilkesBarre, is celebrating her 11th birthday today, Sept. 23. Hannah is a granddaughter of Hannah and Gene Lazarus, Plains Township; Bonnie Chocallo, Franklin Township; and the late Mike Chocallo. She is a great-granddaughMadison Lois Bullock, ter of Gene Chocallo, Swoyersville. Hannah has daughter of Lori Bullock, Dallas, is celebrating her a sister, Allison, 8. sixth birthday today, Sept. 23. Madison is a granddaughter of Robert and Phyllis Bullock, Dallas.

Children’s Service Center hosting adoption event
Children’s Service Center (CSC) is hosting an adoption-matching event from 1-3 p.m. on Oct. 5 in the multipurpose room of the center’s Milford E. Barnes School, 335 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Biographies of the children seeking adoption will be available and representatives from many adoption organizations will be present to answer questions. This is a free, public event. For more information, or to register, call Valerie May at 570-825-6425 ext. 399. Registration is recommended before Oct. 5. Participants, from left: Marian Kolcun, Older Child Matching Initiative Stan Dorrance, Adoption Program Amanda Sevenson, adoption recruiter and Rebecca Nallon, program supervisor, adoption.

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Kolton B.Shovlin
Kolton Bradyn Shovlin, son of Vic and Suzanne Shovlin, Wilkes-Barre, celebrated his fourth birthday Sept. 22. Kolton is a grandson of David and Mary Ann Harkenreader, Laurel Run, and Michael and Florena Shovlin, Wilkes-Barre Township. He is a great-grandson of Pauline Harkenreader and Elizabeth Disler, Laurel Run; the late Martha Shovlin, Wilkes-Barre Township; Ed Shovlin, Ashley; and Victor and Ellen Helmbold, Tunkhannock. Kolton has a brother, Kaden, and a sister, Briee.
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A plaque presentation and pizza party was recently held for Wilkes-Barre Boy Scout Troop 55 at Firwood United Methodist Church. The scouts were recognized for their volunteer work and long hours of dedication to help make the Irem Shrine Circus a success. Participants, from left, first row: Frank Long, Irem provost first lieutenant; Mike Fox; Brian Chell Jr.; Nick Matthews; Rich Polish, Irem provost chief; Mike Gallagher, scout master; Caleb Keegan; Alex

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President’s List (4.0 GPA): Chandler Ackers, White Haven; Erik Adamitis, West Pittston; Brian Adams, Drums; Thomas Adel, Avoca; Misty Allabaugh, Kingston; Mark Ambrose, Ashland; Mikayla Amick, Shickshinny; Lindsey Ancharski, Pringle; Amber Anderson, Harveys Lake; Charles Anderson, Berwick; Alexandria Ardoline, Nanticoke; Deborah Ascenzi, Shickshinny; Heather Ashmore, Berwick; Daniel Babetski, Nanticoke; Bryan Back, Plains; Viola Baker, Middleburg; Anna Baumeister, Dalton; Dawn Beard, Dunmore; Valerie Bendas, Marion Heights; Alexandra Bender, Harveys Lake; Jessi-May Benfield, Mountain Top; Shelby Bentler, Pittston; Andrea Berner, Berwick; Julia Bilbow, Sweet Valley; Veronica Blendick, Hanover Township; Jill Bodek, Nanticoke; Lakita Boyer, Bloomsburg; Logan Bretz, Mountain Top; Nancy Britten, Glen Lyon; Ryan Brogan, Drums; Matthew Brostoski, Forty Fort; Jessica Brown, Shickshinny; Jason Bulchie, Wilkes-Barre; Vicky Burnside, Danville; Jaclyn Butala, Drums; Julie Butler, Plains Township; Kaitlyn Buttino, Kingston; James Calvey, Duryea; Leona Campbell, Shamokin; Timothy Carl, Mountain Top; David Catlett, Factoryville; Michael Cebula, Hunlock Creek; Tina Chapman, Dunmore; Alyssa Chestnutt, Dallas; Matthew Chiboroski, Sunbury; Susan Chocolas, Hazleton; Jenny Choi, Scranton; Meredith Cook, Dornsife; Jordanna Cooke, Hanover Township; Stefanie Coxe, Glen Lyon; Matthew Crandall, Wilkes-Barre; Clarence Cronauer, Warrior Run; David Cruikshank, Plymouth; Lauren Cunningham, White Haven; Summer Currier, Olyphant; Margaret Dailey, Dushore; Michael Danilowicz, Stillwater; Lisa Darrup, Mount Carmel; Samantha Dauber, Wapwallopen; Caty Davenport, Berwick; Amber Davis, Wyoming; Anna Davis, West Pittston; Jessica DeCastro, Lewisburg; Rebecca Deeb, Hazleton; Brad Deets, Nanticoke; Aaron Delaney, Nanticoke; Rachel DeLuca, Wapwallopen; Catherine Demko, Berwick; Tara Demko, Kulpmont; John Dempsey, Drifton; Elaine Derby, Berwick; Jamie Derr, Danville; Jessica Difrenza, Edwardsville; Chris DiTroia, Wapwallopen; Anthony DiVeronica, Dallas; Leah Doknovitch, Kingston; Arielle Domashinski, Glen Lyon; Stephanie Dressler, Coal Township; Ashley Drumheiser, Sunbury; Elijah Duran, Kulpmont; Ashley Eggler, Berwick; Kris Eglin, Wilkes-Barre; Ray Ellis, Harveys Lake; Ryan Elmy, Mountain Top; Laura Evans, Ashley; James Eveland, Selinsgrove; Brandon Fairchild, Drums; Corey Farley, WilkesBarre; Joseph Feno, Shickshinny; Albert Fereck, Pittston; Cindy Ferraz, Drums; Randi Fink, Hanover Township; Thomas Finley, Warrior Run; Alice Fisher, Wilkes-Barre; Sarah Florkiewicz, Wapwallopen; Erin Foertsch, Mountain Top; Amanda Frisoulis, Hanover Township; Karen Gahring, Northumberland; Jaclyn Gaugler, Dornsife; Jonathan Gensel, Shickshinny; Fany Gestl, Hazle Township; Pete Gianacopoulos, Scranton; Tammy Gibbons, Wilkes-Barre; Gretchen Gilbert, Hazleton; Jordan Glosek, Coal Township; Janet Golaszewski, Mountain Top; Sharon Goldman, Shamokin; Alia Goodrich, Plymouth; Sandra Groote, Danville; Harry Grozio, Hanover Township; Michelle Hall, Wilkes-Barre; Micah Hanna, Berwick; Nicholas Harvey, Plymouth; Melissa Helwig, Catawissa; Anina Henninger, Larksville; Michael Henry, Mountain Top; Rodolfo Hernandez, Edwardsville; Erika Herr, Catawissa; Kierney Hess, Berwick; Jeanine Hofbauer, Pocono Lake; Christen Hogan, Sugar Notch; James Hopkins, Wyoming; Stephanie Hopkins, Kingston; Russell Hryvnak, Blakeslee; Brian Inshetski, Scranton; Cameron Irvin, Wapwallopen; Erlyn Ybonny Irvin, White Haven; Susan Irving, Wilkes-Barre; David Jackiel, Wilkes-Barre; Sara Jarrett, Berwick; Jesse Jayne, Hunlock Creek; Brian Jenkins, Ashland; Ashley Johnson, Tower City; Zachary Jones, White Haven; Eric Joraskie, Mount Carmel; Jonathon Jugus, Pittston; Eveline Kaminski, Drums; Christopher Kane, Edwardsville; Joel Kankiewicz, Mountain Top; Karen Kashmer, Hanover Township; Autumn Kessler, Milton; Marcella Kester, Kingston; Seth Killian, Taylor; David Kinney, Wyoming; Alexandra Kintz, Mountain Top; Ian Kleinsasser, Muncy Valley; Melanie Kobela, Mountain Top; Abigail Koch, Swoyersville; Nikita Kolbeck, Wyoming; Ann Kotsko, Mountain Top; Steven Kotula, Dupont; Jay Kotz, Wilkes-Barre; Ashley Kowalski, Mountain Top; Courtney Kreidler, Sugar Notch; Courtney Krieger, Sunbury; Shelli Ladner, Weatherly; Nicole Laird, Sunbury; Eileen Lampman, Avoca; Jeffrey Landis, Sugarloaf; Hartt Lang, Wilkes-Barre; Michael Langan, Wilkes-Barre; Raeanne Laudato, Old Forge; Michael Laughlin, Kulpmont; James Lawrence, Williamstown; Alisha Lebo, Trevorton; Charlene Lesher, Trevorton; Patricia Lewin, Tunkhannock; Joshua Lewis, Mountain Top; Thomas Lewis, Kingston; Coreen Lingle, Bear Creek Township; Alexandria Linn, Sunbury; Jeffrey Loftus, Wyoming; Melissa Lohman, Luzerne; Richard Lombardi, Nanticoke; Tiffany Lombardo, White Haven; Cheri Lomerson, Scranton; Barbara Long, Bloomsburg; Shawn Loyd, Pringle; Lindsey Lugosky, Edwardsville; Matthew Mantz, Sunbury; Brian Marhon, Shenandoah; Lindsay Marrazzo, Dunmore; Natalie Marte, Hazleton; Meghan Martin, Trucksville; Victoria Martin, Wilkes-Barre; Alexa Martino, Mountain Top; Jeremiah Marvin, Shickshinny; Jennifer Marx, Hazleton; Angela Maschuck, Shamokin; Jesse Mascioli, Plains; Marysara Mattern, Danville; Sebastian Maul, Glen Lyon; Jessica May, Trevorton; Claire McCallick, Wapwallopen; Timothy McCarthy, Wilkes-Barre; James McCrone, Plains; Bridgette McDonough, Scranton; Kim McManus, Plymouth; Emily McMichael, Shickshinny; Liana Meshko, Wilkes-Barre; Tara Mikulka, Plymouth; Christopher Miller, Glen Lyon; Taylor Miller, West Wyoming; Tiffany Miller, Hazleton; Karyn Montigney, Wilkes-Barre; Veronica Moore, Coal Township; Quinn Morgis, Glen Lyon; Jessica Mowery, Orangeville; Andrew Munisteri, White Haven; Courtney Munson, Coal Township; Sharonlee Muscovitch, Ashley; Carlene Musselman, Dallas; Daniel Nawrocki, Exeter; Michael Nixon, Swoyersville; Annette Nogic, Kingston; Jordan Noldy, Hop Bottom; Vivian Novak, Little Meadows; William Novick, Kingston; James O’Hara, Plymouth; David Olah, Berwick; Jason Oldenbuttel, Berwick; Sara Olszewskie, Coal Township; Jonathan Paul, Trevorton; Sara Perez, Harveys Lake; Joshua Perrin, Wilkes- Barre; Marisa Peters, Avoca; Vanessa Peterson, Larksville; Holly Petiak, Mountain Top; Victoria Petrosky, West Pittston; Valerie Piccola, Hazleton; Waltraut Piontkowski, Nanticoke; Austyn Pivarnik, Hughestown; Roberta Pocceschi, Pittston; Alan Poltorak, Mountain Top; Tyler Pongrazzi, Hazleton; Maria Price, Harveys Lake; Susan Pritchard, Larksville; Holly Purdy, Wilkes-Barre; Sherri Rada, Ashland; Toni Rakus, Kulpmont; Brianne Ramer, Coal Township; Cody Rebuck, Dornsife; Alecia Reed, Northumberland; Michael Refice, Scranton; Trisha Reznick, Conyngham; Yuri Richards, Scranton; Kelsey Rinehimer, Berwick; Sierra Ritchie-Gruver, Wilkes-Barre; Nyree Rivers, Plymouth; Evan Roberts, Mountain Top; Crystal Rodgers, Sweet Valley; Eric Roos, Wilkes-Barre; Dennis Rothenbecker Jr, Bear Creek Township; Heather Rucinski, White Haven; Manuel Ruiz, Wilkes-Barre; Molly Rupert, Shickshinny; Taylor Rupp, Mountain Top; Richmond Rush, Swoyersville; Lauren Rusiloski, Mountain Top; Jamie Ruzicka, Sunbury; Amy Ryczak, Jermyn; Ashley Saake, Mountain Top; Evan Saunders, Nanticoke; Brian Saxton, Sunbury; Anne Scheers, Drums; Michael Schifano, Pittston; Christopher Seiberling, Northumberland; Stephanie Serafin, Larksville; William Sherrill, Wilkes-Barre; Kristine Shimko, Hanover Township; Stephon Shrawder, Milton; Joseph Shumbris, Harveys Lake; Matthew Simkonis, Pittston; Robert Simons, New Milford; Melissa Smallets, Shamokin; Dawn Smart, Nanticoke; Carol Smith, Berwick; Pamela Smith, Hazleton; Bernis Sosa, Wilkes-Barre; Michael Soudas, Dupont; Noah Spott, Scranton; Clarissa Stauffer, Berwick; Melissa Stevenson, Nanticoke; Ross Stilman, Wilkes-Barre; Thomas Strunk, Dupont; Rachel Stynes, Pittston; Tammi Suda, Mocanaqua; Brittney Tarapchak, Hazle Township; Suzanne Theony, Clarks Summit; Eric Thomas, Wilkes-Barre; Meglyn Thomas, Bloomsburg; Ashley Tirpak, Plains; Dante Tolerico, Sugarloaf; Jillian Ungvarsky, Wilkes-Barre; Samuel Valenti, Edwardsville; Danielle VanLuvanee, Scranton; Angela Vartuli, Berwick; Lynn Viercinski, Shavertown; Stephanie Vogt, Sugarloaf; Michael Volak, West Pittston; Melissa Wagner, Sweet Valley; Francis Walsh, Pittston; Dana Ward, Shavertown; Mariel Waters, Pittston; David Watkins, Luzerne; Caitlin Weaver, Mountain Top; Richard Wech, Hazleton; Michael Welch, Drums; Angela Wetzel, Shamokin; Jason Wheeland, Moscow; Joy White, Sweet Valley; John Williams, Hanover Township; Lindsay Williams, Nuremberg; Nancy Williams, Wyoming; Richard Williams, Wilkes-Barre; Kendra Yakobitis, Pittston; Nathan Yanchus, Mountain Top; Laurelann Yarbrough, Dickson City; Stephanie Yavorchak, Edwardsville; Brittany Young, Berwick; Haley Young, Kingston; Tiffany Young, Mountain Top; Kyle Yourth, Berwick; Christina Zanella, Mount Carmel; Kirsten Zarski, Mount Carmel; and Lucas Zelinsky, Kingston. 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Dear Abby: My granddaughter was murdered by her boyfriend. They had an 18-month-old daughter, “Bella.” All three were living together when he shot her, but we don’t know what room Bella was in when it happened. Another family member (I’ll call her Lucy) took Bella into her home, and Bella calls her Mom. Lucy has been taking Bella to the prison to visit her father, but has told her he is her uncle. I told Lucy I thought it would be better to wait until Bella is old enough to understand, THEN tell her what happened and let her decide whether she wants to visit her father. Bella went into the closet one day

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ADVICE and came out holding a T-shirt with her mother’s picture on it, asking, “Who is this?” Lucy’s only response was, “You know you aren’t allowed in my closet. Take that back!” She never answered the question. I have a framed photo of Bella’s mother on my wall. The last time Bella was here, I noticed her looking out of the corner of her eye and scowling at the picture. I was the only one who noticed. Bella is now 4, and I can’t accept that Lucy thinks it’s OK to lie to her. I feel it should be Bella’s decision whether to visit her dad. Am I wrong?

How should this be handled so Bella isn’t traumatized any more than need be? Because of these incidents, I’m almost convinced she should have some kind of counseling, but perhaps she’s too young. This is why I desperately need advice, in the best interest of the child. — Bella’s Great-Grandma Dear Great-Grandma: Is Lucy a member of your family or the murderous boyfriend’s? I find it hard to comprehend that a family member of the victim would drag a toddler to a prison to visit the lowlife who killed her mother. I do not think it is healthy to lie to children. This situation will explode when Bella finally learns that the woman she has always called “Mom”

isn’t her mother, and the man in the orange jumpsuit not only isn’t her uncle but killed her birth mother. That poor girl won’t know whom she can believe and could have trust issues that affect her relationships for the rest of her life. Dear Abby: What is your opinion about females and car maintenance? My mother raised me alone and taught me to be independent. She would not let me drive an automatic car until I had mastered driving a standard (stick shift). I was also not allowed to drive until I was able to perform basic, essential tasks — changing a tire, checking the oil and maintaining all fluid levels. I am thankful and appreciate that I have these skills. However, I know

many women today who can’t perform these tasks and would rather make it a “man’s job.” I think every woman should have these skills. Where do you stand? — Independent Lady in Florida Dear Independent Lady: I stand beside you. There is no guarantee that a woman will have a man to “take care” of her. However, if she can’t learn the basics of taking care of her car, she should be sure that she’s a member of AAA.
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ARIES (March 21-April 19). You correctly assume that right now you have more energy at your disposal than others. That’s why even though the task at hand is difficult and weighty, you feel it is your duty to take it on. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). It seems that lately when you help others it comes at your own expense — and it is very expensive, indeed! This isn’t the way it has to be. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You assume that what’s going on inside everyone else’s head is pretty close to what’s going on inside your head. An interaction will remind you that some people are hardwired very differently. CANCER (June 22-July 22). If you feel that you must continually try harder and harder to make a relationship work, that’s a sign that the relationship is inherently dysfunctional. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Keeping score can be such a chore that you’d rather avoid playing the game. When you spend time doing the things that are intrinsically worthwhile, you don’t have to worry about what your takeaway will be. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You may have claimed your territory long ago, but some of the invisible fences you erected to protect your space have eroded over time. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You don’t mind problems, as long as they are new problems. If you see the same problem twice, it’s an invitation to consider and try out a wider array of options. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). The reason you shouldn’t jump through the hoops being dangled before you today is that it’s a trick. However easy the first jump is, the hoop will only get higher and higher. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You will be a magnet for amorous attention. If this kind of attention is unwanted, prepare to pull a third party into the conversation and tap dance away from your admirer. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You’d like to think that your feelings are self-generated and contained, and yet the day’s ups and downs will have a lot to do with how the people around you are feeling. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). If you consider it a high honor that people can relax and be themselves around you, then you will be pleased by today’s events. You may also be shocked or amused by what happens. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Music and math are related, but it’s hard to dance to math. Your stars highlight new tastes and tunes. Mix up the soundtrack of your life, and let your mood follow a song. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Sept. 23). You care deeply about global matters, and this year you’ll act to improve circumstances for people you don’t know. At home, a loving gesture in October starts a beautiful new era in a relationship. You will be able to afford what you want in December. Your lucky numbers are: 30, 40, 33, 16 and 2.

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — “To Kill a Mockingbird” author Harper Lee is at odds with a museum in her Alabama hometown that celebrates her literary achievement over use of the words in the title of her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Lee is seeking a trademark for the words when they are used on clothing. The Monroe County Heritage Museum in Monroeville is opposing the application, contending the sale of souvenirs with the words is vital to its continued operation. Lee’s New York attorney, Robert Clarida, said the 87-year-old author, who lives in Monroeville, has never received a penny from the museum’s sale of T-shirts, caps and other souvenirs. “They want to continue selling the merchandise without Ms. Lee getting any money,” he said Friday. Museum Director Stephanie Rogers said Lee’s book drives tourism in the rural south Alabama county. She said the museum has always been supportive of Lee, and she has never said anything about the souvenirs when visiting the museum. “I feel like all we do is honor her here,” she said. The nonprofit organization operates several attractions in Monroeville and uses “To Kill a Mockingbird” for its website address. The organization’s attractions include the old county courthouse housing the courtroom that served as the model for the movie “To Kill a Mockingbird.” The courthouse draws 25,000 to 30,000 visitors annually and features a display that tells Lee’s story in her own words. In April and May, it will present its 25th annual production of the play, “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Rogers said the museum pays royalties to produce the play, but it has never paid for selling the souvenirs. She said tourists want a memento of their visit, and the proceeds are the key to museum’s continued operation and its educational programs. Museum attorney Matt Goforth said Friday, “We are hopeful this legal dispute, originally initiated by Ms. Lee’s attorneys, will not damage our relationship.” Lee’s attorney said people occasionally show up online up selling “To Kill a Mockingbird” merchandise, but a letter to cease usually takes care of that. He said the trademark application is aimed at the museum because of its continuous sale of merchandise. That merchandise is remaining on sale while the trademark application is pending. Attorneys on both sides said the timeline for legal arguments set by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office means the case could take a year or more. Last week, Lee settled the lawsuit she filed to secure the copyright to her classic novel. A federal judge in New York City approved the order dismissing the case against Samuel L. Pinkus, the son-in-law of Lee’s former literary agent, and companies he allegedly created. Two other defendants had been dropped from the suit a week earlier. Lee’s trademark application was first reported by The Monroe Journal, the newspaper in Monroeville.

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$269,900 Meticulously maintained 4 bedroom, 2 story, vinyl sided, 5 year old home situated on a generous lot. Large, modern kitchen, 3 baths, 1st floor family room, 2 car garage, deck and soooo much more! MLS#11-2429 Call Florence Keplinger @ 715-7737 CENTURY 21

Smith Hourigan Group 570-474-6307
HANOVER TOWNSHIP

Looking for that country living while your still close to town? Only 25 minutes from town. Come live in this cozy 2 story Cape Cod nestled in a country setting on a .99 acre lot. Very well maintained, move in condition, with lots of closet space, a 11' x 21' deck and a Florida room with a knotty pine ceiling. Don't worry about losing power, home comes w/a portable generator w/its own transfer box. MLS 13 3364 $149,000 Call Michael Nocera 696-5412

Green Acres 213 Joseph Drive Meticulously maintained 3 bedroom rancher with 2 modern baths. Modern kitchen. Sunken living room. Formal dining room. First floor family room. Central air conditioning. Oversized carport. Patio. Loaded with upgrades and extras. Quiet street. MLS #12-4661. $225,000. Ask for Bob Kopec Humford Realty, Inc. 822-5126 KINGSTON TWP.

A 1.17 acre serene setting & a large picnic grove with stream makes this move in ready 3 BR bi level a must see property! There’s an eat in kitchen with breakfast bar, a formal DR with sliders to a private deck, ample LR with picture window, Master BR suite, 25’ LL Rec Room with ¾ bath, oversized 2 car garage with large paved drive. MLS 13 3516 $259,000 Call Pat today @ 570-287-1196

Premier property in the city of Nanticoke. Corner Lot--E. Noble and College. Very large, well kept home. Nice yard. Detached garage. Large rooms with mother-in-law suite...separate utilities. MLS#13-614 $154,900 Call Charles Boyek 430-8487

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NANTICOKE 38 E. Union Street Nice single, 3 bedrooms, gas heat, large yard. Central location. REDUCED TO $49,500 TOWNE & COUNTRY REAL ESTATE Call 570-735-8932 or 570-542-5708

80 Rear Parsonage Street Move right into this 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home with Pergo floors. New plumbing, new wiring & new replacement windows. directions: Main St, Pittston to parsonage St; left on Miller St; right on Rear Parsonage St.; home is on the right. For more info and photos visit: www.atlasrealtyinc.com MLS 13-3689 $47,900 Keri Best

$79.900 This cozy and quaint home awaits you! Quiet neighborhood, yet walking distance to the revitalized downtown. Adjacent property (fixer-upper) also available. Can be purchased together. MLS #13-3293 www.atlasrealtyinc.com Call Jullio Caprari 570-592-3966

21 Oak Street Immaculate, 3 bedroom. 1 1/2 bath single. Gas heat, pool, fenced yard. Move in Condition Offered at $109,900 Call Jim for details TOWNE & COUNTRY REAL ESTATE CO. 570-735-8931 HANOVER TWP

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Bodle Road 2 story older home with upgraded kitchen & bath, Large living room, formal dining room, lower level family room. Hot water heat, garage & carport. 1.1 acre lot. MLS #13-2320 $150,000

PITTSTON Immaculate 3/4 bedroom bilevel on half acre lot offers privacy & outdoor beauty. Convenient U shaped kitchen opens to dining area. Hardwood floors in much of house. Family room in lower level has tile floor & brick mantle ready for wood burner. Office can be 4th bedroom. Perennials comprise extensive outdoor landscaping, along with a 10x17 deck, 15x16 patio & 20x12 Studio/office. Home Warranty. MLS#13 2914 $189,000 Call Linda Gavio 474-2231, ext 19

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Newer construction offers open concept between ultra-modern kitchen, eat-in area w/sliders & FR; light & bright throughout! Formal LR & office or den. 2nd flr lends to MBR w/WIC & MBA, 3 additional BRs & 2nd flr bath. Rear deck, huge fenced yard, gas FWA & central A/C, 2 car garage. Convenient to shopping, bus stop, walking path, restaurants. MLS# 13-3541 $260,000 Call Lynda Rowinski 262-1196

46 Old Mill Road Stunning English Tudor in a desirable neighborhood. Modern kitchen with cherry cabinets, stainless steel appliances, island with Jenn air & tile floor. Separate glass surrounded breakfast room. Family room with gas fireplace & hardwood floors. Formal dining room with bay window. French doors throughout. Master bedroom suite with master bath, walkin closet & separate sitting room. Lower level rec-room and office. Two car garage. Pittston Area School District. MLS#13-1076 Price Reduced $285,000 Call Sandra Gorman 570-696-5408

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REDUCED $99,900 25 Swallow St. Grand 2 story home with Victorial features, large eat in kitchen with laundry, 3/4 bath on first floor, 2nd bath with claw foot tub, lots of closet space. Move in ready, off street parking in rear. MLS 12-3926 Call Colleen 570-237-0415

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80 James St. This stately 4 bedroom, 1.5 bath Kingston home has the WOW factor! Meticulously well cared for with old world touches throughout. Like a stained glass window, built ins and tiled fireplace in living room. Kitchen is modern eat in with washer/dryer closet for convenience. Large front porch, rear deck and detached garage. MLS 13-1761 $268,500 Jay A. Crossin Extension #23 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 LAFLIN

47 Vine St. Calling all investors and handy-people! Endless potential. Great neighborhood. Adjacent property also available. Call Julio Caprari MLS#13-3287 570-592-3966 $24,900

MOUNTAINTOP

76 Rear Parsonage Street Nice 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom home with large yard. Directions: Main St, Pittston to Parsonage St.; left on Miller St; right on Rear parsonage Street; home is on right. MLS 13-3690 $37,900 www.atlasrealtyinc.com Keri Best 570-885-5082

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PITTSTON OPEN HOUSE Sun., Sept 22nd , 1-3 PM. Beautifully maintained 4 BR, 2 BA stream front home on cul-de-sac end of Oak Drive, oak kitchen cabinets, tile counter-tops. Four zone heating & central AC, large formal sunken living room with step up to dining room, oak hardwood floors, tile in baths, sunroom overlooking stream. Enormous backyard framed by babbling brook. Suspension bridge overlooks stream with access to naturally wooded playground. 42oakdrive.2seeit.com 570-510-5452 MOUNTAIN TOP PITTSTON 75 Main St. Nice 2 story. Family room with brick fireplace. Modern eat-in kitchen with tile floor. Modern baths. Natural wood work with French doors. Replacement windows and newer roof. Gas heat and central air, Fully insulated. Double deck. Level rear yard. Fireplace is gas with triple wall pipe that can be used for wood, coal or pellets. MLS#13-3378 $125,000 Call Sandra Gorman 570-696-5408

Liberty Hills An absolutely wonderful, must see, home with many desirable features. Lower level remodeled in 2009 is A-1 grade including family room with fantastic gas fireplace, wet bar, 3/4 bath & additional 4th bedroom. Home also includes new on demand tank less water heater, security system & in ground lawn sprinkler. Owners have enjoyed this home for many years, now it's your turn. Come & take a look! MLS# 13-2335 $259,900 Call Jim Banos Call or text 570-991-1883 For appointment

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$139,900 129 S. Dawes Ave. Three bedroom, 2 bath cape cod with central air, new windows, doors, carpets and tile floor. Full concrete basement with 9' ceilings. Walking distance to Wilkes Barre. Electric and Oil heat. MLS #123283. For more information and photos visit: www.atlasrealtyinc.com. Call Tom 570-262-7716

KINGSTON

New Price $119,900 111 Laflin Road Nice 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath Split Level home with hardwood floors, NEW furnace, 1 car garage, large yard and covered patio in very convenient location. Great curb appeal and plenty of off street parking. Rt. 315 to light @ Laflin Rd. Turn west onto Laflin Rd. Home is on left. For more info and photos visit: www.atlasrealtyinc.com MLS 13-3229 Keri Best 570-885-5082

$84.900 57 Dewitt St. Cute Cape Cod with 3 bedrooms, vinyl replacement windows, Pergo flooring and walk up attic. Put this one on your list. www.atlasrealtyinc.com MLS 13-1038 CALL CHARLIE

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HALF-DOUBLE Bank Owned, great investment or first home buyer property. Price reduced to sell. $32,900. MLS#12-4494 Call John Piszak 570-313-8586 Gilroy Real Estate 570-288-1444 WILKES-BARRE

570-696-1195 HOUSE FOR SALE. Wyoming St. 6 rooms, off street parking, fenced in yard. $65,000 Call 570-487-4377
WARRIOR RUN 2 story, 2 bedroom with fenced in yard, all appliances included. REDUCED TO $43,000. Call Ed Appnel. 570-817-2500

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283 REYNOLDS ST. Spacious four bedroom home with plenty of charm. Hardwood floors, leaded windows, accent fireplace and built-in bookshelves. First floor laundry/power room, three-season porch and a 16x32 inground pool. Move-in condition with newer roof, siding and windows, ductless air, all appliances and alarm system. #13-3406 $189,900 Carole Poggi 283-9100 x19

LARKSVILLE

Well cared for 2 story on quiet street. Eat in kitchen, dining room, living room along with sun room comprise the first floor. 2 generous bedrooms w/ closets and full bath on 2nd floor. Walk up attic provides easy storage. Hardwood floors and beautiful wood. 2 additional buildings on lot offer many possibilities and Storage! 1 year Home Warranty to buyer. MLS 13 2817 $116,900 Linda Gavio 474-2231, ext 19 TOWN & COUNTRY

127 Hemlock Street Amazing, well maintained. Hardwood throughout. Pocket doors. Deep lot extends to street in back. Newer roof and siding. MLS# 12-3049. $59,000 Call Vieve Zaroda 570-715-7742

$174,900 105 Plymouth Ave. This lovely Bi-level home features 3 bedrooms, 1 and 1/2 bathrooms, in ground pool with pool bar and deck, central air. Hardwood floors, gas fireplace, finished lower level, fenced in yard and 2 year garage with ONE YEAR HOME WARRANTY. (directions: Old RIver Road to Dagobert, at 2nd stop sign turn R onto Plymouth Ave. Home is on left in 2nd block) www.atlasrealtyinc.com MLS 13-2144 Keri Best 570-885-5082

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Lovely 2-Story Home in Nice Residential Neighborhood! Features Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Adjacent Family Room, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths with Gas Heat & Central Air + 2-Car Attached Garage. MLS 20 52633 Price: $210,000 Call Patsy @ 570-204-0983

KINGSTON

$54,900 Three bedroom, 1 bath, 6 rooms, plus laundry room on first floor, new pool & shed. New tilt out windows, gas furnace 6 years old, new screen doors 7 doors, newer roof MLS#13-2900 www.atlasrealtyinc.com. Call Tom 570-262-7716

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NEW LISTING Don't like yard work? Then consider this home. Large living room area w/ductless wall a/c unit. Gas heat. MLS #13-3775 $34,900 Dana Distasio 570-715-9333

Roomy, bright & cheery describes this 3 story home with traditional charm. 5 BR, 2.5 BA, 2 stairways , wood fireplace, solid wood doors, 3rd fl. would make a great in-law suite. One Year Home Warranty Included! MLS 13-3669 $229,000 Call Tracy Zarola 570-696-0723

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393 E. Noble St. Check out this 4 bedroom, 1.5 bath home with 1 car detached garage. This home features a Jacuzzi tub, newer roof, furnace, hot water heater, replacement windows, fenced yard and large covered deck. MLS 13-613 $77,900 Call John Polifka 570-704-6846

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FIVE MOUNTAINS REALTY 570-542-2141 Rear 395 E. Washington St. Double Block Home, Each Side: Large Living Rm., Kitchen, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Vinyl Siding, Brand New Roof New: Berber Carpets, Paint, Flooring, With Backyard Deck length of House Have Income Tomorrow or Live for Free! Appraised at $65,000 listing at $47,950 or

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Don't miss out on this 2 story country home situated on 2.15 acres w/above ground pool that has 2 decks attached & flower beds all around the grounds. Mod. kitchen and open floor plan. 24 hour notice required. Owner occupied. MLS#13-3343 $184,900 Call Brenda Pugh 570-760-7999

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Medical/Health Commercial DUPLEX HOME LOCATED 55 - 57 East Frothingham St., Pittston. Side 1: 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms, bath, newly carpted & painted, basement with wash tub, garage, oil heat, big back yard. Side 2: 5 rooms, 2 bedrooms, bath, garage, new oil furnace, back yard. Currently rented. Asking $110,000. 570-654-0956 MOUNTAIN TOP VACANT LAND 487-489 Mountain Top Blvd. Commercial property, Great traffic location on Rt. 309 between Church Rd. and Walden Park on R. MLS#13-3194. $80,000 Call Vieve Zaroda 570-715-7742. For Sale By Owner PLAINS TWP. 29 Jay Drive 2 story, 4 bedroom, 2.5 baths, on half acre. Fenced yard with heated in ground pool. Price Reduced to $235,500. 570-235-1624 Houses For Sale S. WILKES-BARRE Newberry Estate The Greens 4,000 sq. ft. condo with view of ponds & golf course. Three bedrooms on 2 floors. 5 1/2 baths, 2 car garage & more. New Price $399,000. MLS# 12-1480 20 Westminster Drive Attractive brick ranch in good location, close to schools and shopping. 9 rooms, 4 bedrooms and 2 baths, 3 season porch overlooking large level rear yard. Hardwood and wall to wall carpeting. Gas heat. Two car garage. New roof. MLS#13-3473 REDUCED PRICE! $169,000 Call Sandra Gorman 570-696-5408 Houses For Sale DALLAS Houses For Sale DALLAS

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REDUCED $89,900 43 Richmont Ave. Near Riverside Park. Motivated seller, make reasonable offer. 3 bedroom, 2 bath Cape Cod, central air, hardwood floor, above ground pool , fenced yard. www.atlasrealtyinc.com MLS 13-789 Tom Salvaggio 570-262-7716

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New Price!!! $58,900 Commercial or Residential Great opportunity to live and work in the same building, or keep current tenant and use the storefront for your business. Former storefront features open concept w/original wood floors. Spacious residence features 3 bedrooms, back porch and yard. Call Christine for a showing! (570)332-88832

52 Ransom Street Recently renovated and updated this double block is currently 100% occupied. Little exterior maintenance or yardwork for landlord. Current rents $700 and $750 per month plus utilities. Corner lot. Off street parking for each tenant. Granite kitchens, hardwood floors, Living Room, Dining Room, 3 Bedrooms and bath in each unit. MLS# 13-809. $114,900 Call Kevin Smith 696-5420

570-696-1195 NEW LISTING! 45 OLD GRANDVIEW AVE. Make your new home a meticulously maintained bi-level in the Dallas Sch. Dist. This property offers 3BRS, 2 modern baths, modern kitchen, LR, and formal DR. For relaxation and entertaining there is a 3-season room off the kitchen and a large FR in the LL with Berber carpet and a wood-burning fireplace. All appliances and window treatments remain, so it is truly “move-in ready”. Call today for your private showing.or more details and to view the photos online, go to:
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Mountain Blvd. Multi-Use Complex – 8,000+ sq.ft. building consists of restaurant, offices and apartment. 359 ft. front with 3+ acres. Priced to sell! $395,000 Call Dave Hourigan 570-715-7750

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Restaurants BEST WESTERN PLUS EAST MOUNTAIN INN HAS THE FOLLOWING PART TIME POSITIONS: *Experienced Housekeepers *Experienced Housekeeping Inspector *Houseperson/Van Drive valid PA drivers license req'd. *Dishwasher *Banquet Prep/Line Cook Uniforms & meals provided Weekends & Holidays A Must! APPLY IN PERSON NO PHONE CALLS OFF OF ROUTE 115 WILKES-BARRE, PA Immediate Positions Available at Experienced Hand Tossed Pizza Man and Short Order/Line Cook Apply in Person 198 S. Main St. Wilkes Barre. outside The Wyoming Valley Mall, NOW HIRING ALL POSITIONS. Part time, Full Time, Nights & Weekends. Servers, cooks, bakers, buss persons and more! Apply in person. No phone calls! Commercial DALLAS TWP. LEASE Medical/professional space available. Almost 3,000 sq. ft. includes all utilities, alarm system and ample free parking $3,625 per month. Can be subdivided. www.atlasrealtyinc.com.
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Country living at its finest, yet close to everything. Custom built with Master BR on 1st floor, full finished walk out basement. 4/5 bedrooms offer plenty of space. Open floor plan that is great for entertaining that flows out into the huge deck overlooking an in-ground pool with fireplace & Tiki bar. Plenty of room for play on 1.5 acres. 3 car garage - A Must See! MLS# 13-2854 $450,000 Call Terry Eckert 760-6007

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6 SEVEN IRON DRIVE PRICE REDUCED! Great price on this Mountain Top home on Blue Ridge Golf Course. 4 bedrooms, 4 bath layout with a beautiful finished walk-out basement. Remodeled kitchen with all appliances included. Screened porch, deck and patio all look out to a large back yard. This is a great opportunity to acquire a home in this location. Call Paul 760-8143 to schedule a showing. Open house on Sun. October 6 from 1:00 to 3:00. Directions: On Alberdeen Road turn into Blue Ridge Trail GC. Through stop sign then right on 6 Seven Iron Drive. #13-2917 $399,000 PAUL PUKATCH

226 Church St. Large 2 story with 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Extra large room sizes, stained glass and natural woodwork. Not flooded in 2011. MLS #13-190. For more information and photos visit atlasrealtyinc.com. Call Charlie

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70 W Enterprise SELLER OFFERING $3,000 CLOSING ASSIST & 1 YEAR HOME WARRANTY Large 5 bdrm, 2-1/2 bath move-in condition home. Newly renovated 3rd floor has separate heat, small kitchen & can greatly enhance home as bonus area or rental income. Zoning is R-2. MLS# 13-2241 $59,900 Call Dana Distasio 474-9801

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38 Tedrick St. (Off Pittston By-Pass) $119,900 Upscale double block with separate utilities. One side has large remodeled kitchen with 3 bedrooms, other side has 2 bedrooms with garage and 2 car carport. Stucco Exterior, most appliances included. See add'l photos and search for this listing at www.atlasrealtyinc.com. MLS #13-3214. Call Charlie 829-6200

760-8143 696-2600 COURTDALE DUPONT DALLAS Beautifully decorated, open floor plan, excellent location, this home features gorgeous Amish wood floors, tile floors in kitchen & baths, huge family room built for entertaining, inviting deck & yard. MLS #13-3665 $299,000 Call Tracy Zarola 570-696-0723

1156 Wyoming Ave. $57,500 Large 4 bedroom home with detached garage. Home has tall ceilings, 1 1/2 baths, nice yard, roof apx 10 years old. MLS #13-865 www.atlasrealtyinc.com
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7 Sky Top Drive $234,900 Immaculate condition & move in ready! 3 bedroom, 1 3/4 bath, raised ranch. In ground pool. Modern kitchen, tile & hardwood floors, 2 gas fireplaces, security system, central air. www.atlasrealty.com MLS #13-3437 Call Brian Harashinski 570-237-0689

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP Convenient location for your business in high traffic area. MLS 13 645 $169,900 Jennifer Atherholt 903-5107

DALLAS

REDUCED 10K! 56 Oak Street A Lovely Single family house with hardwood floors, throughout. 3 season side porch, large closets in all 3 bedrooms. Walk-up attic for additional storage space, and so much more. Check it out! MLS# 13-3149. $135,000 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 FORTY FORT

291 Vanessa Drive Custom built Colonial 2 story, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 2 car garage. View of the Wyo.V alley. Located on a dead-end street, just minutes from the Wyo. Valley Country Club, Hanover Industrial Park & public transportation. Sun room with woo& 2nd floors, 1st floor laundry room, family room with wood burning fireplace, hardwood floors on 1st & 2nd floors, 1st floor. lower level recreation room with bar, lots of closets, storage, coal/wood stove, office/5th bedroom & bath. MLS #12-4610 $269,900 Louise Laine 283-9100 x 20

Convenient location for your business in high traffic area. MLS 13 645 $169,900 Jennifer Atherholt 903-5107

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VIEWMONT ACRES All this 2.8+ acre lot needs is your vision for your dream home. Located in a quiet country setting, this partially cleared lot has a great view of the mountains. Septic is already on site and ready for building. MLS #13-1705 Only $65,000 Call Barbara Metcalf 570-696-0883 EXETER

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HUNLOCK CREEK

YOU’LL EVER SEE! WILKES-BARRE Warehouse, light manufacturing distribution. Gas heat, sprinklers, overhead doors, parking. We have 23,000 sq.ft., and 32,000 sq. ft. There is nothing this good! Call Larry @ 570-696-4000 or 570-430-1565

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503 HIGH STREET Nice bungalow ranch style home contains 3 bedrooms, rooms in lower level. New bath, upgraded appliances, new parquet flooring and carpeting, new windows. Close to grade school and high school. Property close to all amenities. MLS#13-697 $67,500 Louise Laine 283-9100 x20

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Turn Key and come to this beautiful quiet area with a stream that runs between the properties. Great yard for sitting on the deck & watching nature all for a great price. This place has been remodel and updated. A great place to live. Do not let this house pass you by. This is by appointment only. 24 Hour notice. MLS# 13 2668 $79,500 Please call Pat Doty 394-6901 570-696-3801
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13 Thomas Street Handicap accessible. 2 bedroom rancher with vinyl siding. Modern kitchen and walk-in shower. Central air conditioning. One car garage. 3 season porch. Nice fenced rear yard. MLS # 13-2428. $87,500 Ask for Bob Kopec

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75 Filbert Street. Wonderfully maintained 3 bedroom Cape Cod with a modern eat-in kitchen. First floor bedroom and bath. First floor family room. Large master bedroom (15x16) with lots of closet space. Aluminum siding. Replacement windows. Fenced rear yard. Gas heat. Corner lot. MLS # 13-3247. $115,000 Ask for Bob Kopec Humford Realty, Inc. 570-822-5126.

$239,900 24 Fordham Road Great Split Level in Oakwood Park, Laflin. 13 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths. 2 car garage and large corner lot. Lots of space for the large or growing family. www. atlasrealtyinc.com MLS 13-452 Call Charlie

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Monday, September 23, 2013
Houses For Sale SWOYERSVILLE Houses For Sale
WILKES-BARRE

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Houses For Sale WILKES-BARRE Houses For Sale EXETER Houses For Sale YATESVILLE Land (Acreage) WYOMING/EXETER BUILDING LOTS FOR SALE $35,000 - $39,900 Build your new home here. 2 new developments, prices range from $35,000 to $39,900. Public water sewer & gas available. NOT in flood zone. Lot sizes range from 50x100 to 80x105. www.atlasrealtyinc.com
CALL CHARLIE

Houses For Sale PLYMOUTH

$49,900 65 Girard Ave Neat and clean. Move right into this freshly painted 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home with new flooring in the kitchen and bathroom. MLS 13 3555 Call Keri Best (570)885-5082 www.atlasrealtyinc.com Directions: Rt 11 South Main Street Plymouth; right onto Girard Ave; home is on the left.

221 Kossack St. Beautifully kept 2 story in a very nice neighborhood. This home features 3 bedrooms, 1 3/4 baths w/Jacuzzi tub and a modern kitchen with ceramic tile & under cabinet heating vents. Many recent upgrades throughout!! An over sized, fully heated & insulated 2 car garage, on a LARGE 50 x 188 lot. Take a look today. MLS#13-3088 $141,500 Debbie McGuire 852-3220

37 Flick Street Nice 2 possibly 3 bedroom home with a large driveway and garage. This home has a newer kitchen and a full bath with laundry area on the 1st floor. There is a nice yard and deck for your outside enjoyment. There is a newer furnace and roof. This unit is tenant occupied for you investors out there. Come and check it out. MLS# 13-2103 $33,900 John Polifka 570-704-6846 FIVE MOUNTAINS REALTY 570-542-2141

Cozy two story, move right in. Gas Heat, central air, 3 bedroom, 1 bath. MLS # 13-1510 www.atlasrealtyinc.com Call Tom 570-262-7716

$52,900 247 Lehigh Street

Just listed! This charming ranch home has hardwood floors, semimodern kitchen & bath, carport & a full basement ideal for addition living space. Payments less than typical rent. $59,500.00 Call Ann Marie Chopick 570-760-6769

Two bedroom bi-level with very private rear yard, new vinyl windows, split system a/c unit. Enjoy the serenity of this home while being conveniently located in a desirable neighborhood. Search for this listing with additional photos on www.atlasrealtyinc.com. MLS #13-3771.
Call Charlie

15 Pittston Ave.

$119,000

Lots BACK MOUNTAIN 1/2 ACRE LOTS In an upscale development, with public sewer, gas and underground utilities. Privacy and great views. 10 minutes to Kingston on Hillside Road. Starting at $47,900. 570-283-0547

CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770
WEST WYOMING

WILKES-BARRE

WILKES-BARRE 570-288-6654 WYOMING/FRANKLIN TWP. Land (Acreage) NO CLOSING COSTS NO TIME FRAME TO BUILD DALLAS SCHOOL DISTRICT 10% DOWN FINANCING LOTS OF ELBOW ROOM FOR PRIVACY 2 ACRES with view $29,900 7 ACRES with view $79,900 Call 570-245-6288

DALLAS

PLYMOUTH Delightful 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath Cape Cod in charming neighborhood is yours for only $115,000. Offers oversized living room, modern kitchen with breakfast room, and 1st floor den/office. Don't miss this one! MLS #13-2722 Call Barbara Metcalf 570-696-0883

PRICE REDUCED! Large home with many possibilities. 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath and laundry room on first floor. MLS #13-2814 New Price $45,000 Christine Pieczynski 696-6569

35 Hillard St $71,900 Well cared for 3 bedroom home with walk up attic, nice fenced in yard, rear deck, front porch, hardwood floors, eat in kitchen, first floor laundry, move right in. Oil heat but gas is available in house. MLS #13-2823. www.atlasrealtyinc.com. Call Colleen 570-237-0415.

NORTH RIVER ST. Modern 1 or 2 bedroom home. Located close to Luzerne County Courthouse and King’s College. Great rental property potential New carpeting throughout. 2nd floor bath with laundry area. Freshly painted. Walk-out to backyard. Call to set-up an appointment! MLS #13- 2849 $39,900 Craig Yarrish 696-6554

EAGLE ROCK RESORT/ NEAR CHOCTAW LAKE 99 Chestnut Drive Wooded level buildable lot in Four Seasons resort. All amenities are transferred with deed. Amenities include, golf, equestrian, etc. Within walking distance of Choctow Lake. An amazing quick sale price of $11,500. MLS#13-1426. Call Vieve Zaroda 570-715-7742.

WILKES-BARRE 570-696-3801 WEST PITTSTON

696-2600
PLYMOUTH

696-2600
PLYMOUTH 40 Exeter Avenue A grand stone wraparound porch with swing surrounds this century house loaded with charm and character. Marble entry foyer, 1st floor office with tile floor, grand staircse, formal living room,& sitting & dining rooms with hardwood floors. eat in kitchen, master bedroom with walk in closet & screened porch. walk up attic, off street parking in rear........this outstanding home is in move in condition and is priced right @ $149,900. Call Pat today @ This is a great investment opportunity...separate utilities...very motivated seller. MLS #13-1473 $75,000 Call Maria Huggler 570-586-3575 308 Stephanie Drive Attractive Brick Front Ranch with 3 Bedrooms, gas heat, Sunroom (heated), attached garage, large yard, 8x10 shed. Hardwood floors under rugs. Great location. Most windows on main floor are Newer Triple Pane & double pane in basement. Basement can easily be finished (some areas already sheet rocked & electric installed) Well-Maintained. $115,000. MLS#12-1911 call Nancy Palumbo 570-714-9240 direct

PRICE REDUCED! 1705 W. 8TH ST. This charming home in the Dallas Sch. Dist. is waiting for new owners to settle in and celebrate the upcoming holidays with family and friends. Relax on the deck and watch the leaves change color around your large country lot. Plan for great times next summer in your 40x20 heated inground pool. This well maintained 2-story has 3 bedrooms, 1.5 modern baths, a modern kitchen with breakfast nook, formal DR, large LR and an added FR with vaulted ceiling and fireplace. 2-car detached garage. Details and photos at: www.pruentialrealestate.com. Enter PRU7W7A3 in the SEARCH field. MLS#13-2539 $219,900 Walter or Mary Ellen Belchick 696-6566

570-474-6307 DALLAS TOWNSHIP 63 acres with about 5,000’ road front on 2 roads. All wooded. $385,000. Call

Besecker Realty 570-675-3611

HANOVER TWP Slope St. Nice building lot with utilities available. Ideal home site. Affordable at $10,900 TOWNE & COUNTRY REAL ESTATE CO. 570-735-8932 570-542-5708 PLAINS TWP. (Behind VA Hospital) Iroquois Ave. 80-150 Cleared Lot, Ready to Build. Asking 24,900. Assessed at $26,000 570-472-7243

DORRANCE TWP. Well located 58.84 acre parcel with 36.62 acres zoned commercial. Great views. Ideal for recreational type business. Additional land available. $339,000 Call Dave Hourigan 570-715-7750

Lot For Sale

570-474-6307 696-2600
WYOMING Land For Sale Price Reduction • 61 +/- Acres Nuangola $88,000 • 46 +/- Acres Hanover Twp. $69,000 • Highway Commercial KOZ Hanover Twp. 3+/Acres 11 +/- Acres • Wilkes-Barre Twp. Acreage Zoned R-3 • Sugar Notch Lot $11,800 See Additional Land for Sale at: www.earthconservancy.org Call: 570-823-3445 EXETER TOWNSHIP VACANT LAND Build your dream home on this lot of almost 1 acre in a small quiet development on Bodle Road. $29,900. MLS#13-3803 Call John Piszak 570-313-8586 Gilroy Real Estate 570-288-1444 LAFLIN $32,900 Lot#9 Pinewood Dr Build your new home in a great neighborhood. Convenient location near highways, airport, casino and shopping 156 x 110 x 150 x 45 DIRECTIONS Rt 315 to laflin Rd; make left off Laflin Rd onto Pinewood Dr. Lot is on corner of Pinewood Dr. and Hickorywood Dr. MLS 13-23 atlasrealtyinc.com Call Keri Best 570-885-5082

Earth Conservancy

NUANGOLA Raeder Ave. Private 90 x 200 wooded lot. Recently surveyed. Dir: Naungola Rd., right on Lake Ave., left on Raeder Ave. Lot is 50 ft past last house on left & at end of paved road. You'll see sign 50 ft in woods on left .Call to walk land or for additional info. MLS 13-3194 $29,500 Call Vieve Zaroda 570-715-7742.

433 FAIRVIEW ST PRICE REDUCED! Seller says “make me a good offer and you’ll be moving in before the holidays”! Motivated seller-relocating. This is a great home in a nice neighborhood, well out of the flood zone. Watch the fall colors unfold as you look over the valley from the front porch. Modern kitchen with vaulted ceiling, modern bath, LR, DR and 2 generous BRs. Many updates including new roof, windows, front door, lighting, w-to-w carpeting, interior/exterior painting, security system, etc. OSP and large level yard with mature trees and flowering bushes. For more details and to view the photos online, go to: www.prudentialrealestate. com and enter PRU5B4G9 in the Homes Search. MLS #13-2080 $77,000 Mary Ellen and Walter Belchick 696-6566

TOWN & COUNTRY PROPERTIES 570-586-9636 WILKES-BARRE

570-474-6307

Smith Hourigan Group
WILKES-BARRE 276 High Street Very Affordable property lovingly cared for and ready for you to move in! Heat-a-lator fireplace provides cozy winters and you can enjoy the patio in the summer. Newer kitchen, replacement windows, new 200 amp electric and low taxes. MLS#13-3212 $38,500 Call Connie EILEEN R. MELONE REAL ESTATE 570-821-7022 WILKES-BARRE

570-287-1196
WEST WYOMING

Room for your business & 2 incomes from the apartments upstairs. first floor commercial space is updated beautifully with 4-5 offices, kitchenette & lower level conference room. Plenty of parking. MLS #13-3565 $135.900 Call Tracy Zarola 570-696-0723

NUANGOLA Gay Ave. Wooded building lot 150' road frontage, 200' deep, near I-81, Nuangola Exit. Public sewers. Lot will require well. Turn right at Rice Elem., left at stop sign, quick right on Gay Ave., property on left (lots 8, 9 & 10). Recently surveyed. MLS# 13-3195 $30,500 Call Vieve Zaroda 570-715-7742.

PRICE REDUCTION Charming 1,000+ sq. ft. 2 bedroom, 1/1/2 bath with separate driveway on a quiet street. Lower level was finished for former business - has separate entrance, 1/2 bath & electric baseboard heat (not included in total sq. ft). MLS #13-1592 $49,000 Dana Distasio 570-715-9333 WYOMING

$69,900 384 Tripp St. 3 bedroom, 1 bath, 2 story with large kitchen, dining room and living room. Private rear yard, nice neighborhood gas heat. www.atlasrealtyinc.com MLS 13-2179 Call Charlie

570-474-6307

92'X120' Valley View Drive Last Available lot on Developed Street High and Dry, Sewer hook-up. $45,000. 570-287-1322 YATESVILLE $49,900 Prime lots read for the right builder. Apx 100x150 priced to sell. www.atlasrealyinc.com Call Phil Semenza 570-313-1229.

PRINGLE LOT FOR SALE

696-2600
SHAVERTOWN
$69,900 319 N. Washington Street. Large 3 story home with 3 bedrooms of each of the 2nd and 3rd floors. Hardwood floors in living room and dining room, gas heat, first floor laundry. 1 3/4 baths, large eat in kitchen, central vac, alarm system, low taxes. MLS#13-2348 CALL COLLEEN 570-237-0415

WHITE HAVEN

WILKES-BARRE

2103 Hillside Road Recently renovated two story on large lot features modern kitchen with granite counters, Living room and Dining room with hardwood floors, large treated deck overlooking level yard. 3 Bedrooms, one on first floor. Master Bedroom upstairs with full master bath. Oversized Detached 2 car garage. Gas heat. Well water and public sewers. Great opportunity. MLS#13-27 $157,500 Call Kevin Smith 696-5420

Completely redone 3 bedroom Cape Cod in lovely neighborhood. Beautiful woodwork throughout. Central air, new windows,new carpet with hardwood floors underneath, new electrical, new hot water heater, the list goes on! Nothing to do but move in and enjoy. $135,000 Call Christine (570) 332-8832

696-1195

178 West Woodhaven Drive Relax on deck watching sun rise over Woodheaven Lake - Home has 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 baths, living room with fireplace, dining room with split system wall A/C. And spiral stair to 4th bedroom or office & walk-in huge attic, family room great stone fireplace leads to patio, pool room/game room features split system in wall AC, Oversize garage, with workshop, matching shed, double lot 1/2 acre, Two paved driveways one on each side of home. Basketball court (26x40) paved with Lights and adjustable basket, shared Dock, and small helicopter pad presently covered by double swing facing lake. Appointment only. MLS#13-3189 $314,000 Call Vieve Zaroda 570-715-7742.

WILKES-BARRE

400 Andover Street $99,900 Move in condition two family home with 2 car garage, 4 parking pads, new roof, new double pane windows. MLS #13-3666. www.atlasrealtyinc.com Tom Salvaggio 570-262-7716

Apartments /Townhouses

570-613-9080
YATESVILLE

PRICE REDUCED! $99,900 Spacious brick ranch home boasts 3 large bedrooms, 1.5 baths. New car- pet in bedrooms & living room. New flooring in kitchen. Large deck with above ground pool. Recently installed new roof, furnace & water heater. MLS# 13-1887 Christine Pieczynski 696-6569

YATESVILLE

7 Paiges Dr. $169,900 Custom 3 bedroom townhome with all the bells and whistles. LR, Dr, kitchen with all appliances, 2 1/2 baths, OSP, garage and driveway. MLS #13-3646. www.atlasrealtyinc.com Call Phil Semenza 570-313-1229

(#3 Summit Street and 2 adjacent lots): Half acre of ideally located mountaintop corner lots w/ lake views and shared dock. Asking $74.9k; no reasonable offer refused. Call Jennifer at 570-760-1622 for serious offers only. NEWPORT TWP.

LAKE NUANGOLA LAND FOR SALE

2 bedroom. Water included. $550 + utilities, security & lease. No pets. 570-472-9494 ASHLEY 1st floor, 2 bedroom apartment, freshly painted, wall to wall carpeting, appliances, washer/dryer hook-up, large yard, front and side porches, off-street parking. Sewer and garbage included. Utilities by tenant. No Pets. $450. Security and 1st months rent. 570-474-5505

ASHLEY

LOTS - LOTS-LOTS
1 mile south of L.C.C.C. Established development with underground utilities including gas. Cleared lot. 100’ frontage x 158. $30,500. Lot 210 ‘ frontage 158’ deep on hill with great view $30,500. Call 570-736-6881

3 rooms, wall to wall carpeting, appliances, coin-op washer/dryer, off street parking, $420+ security. No pets. 570-655-1606 BACK MOUNTAIN Two 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartments with all appliances, $650 & $795/month + security & utilities. Credit check. 570- 696-5417

AVOCA

570-474-6307

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$129,900 617 Willowcrest Dr. End unit. 2 bedroom townhome with master bath on 2nd floor. Needs a little TLC. MLS 13-569 Call Tom 570-262-7716

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Central water, Prime Location. 100 Feet of Lake Front! Great view! MLS# 11-1269 $159,900 Call Dale Williams Five Mountains Realty 570-256-3343

SHICKSHINNY LAKE Seneca Drive

2nd floor, 1 bedroom. Includes heat, water & garbage. Off street parking. No pets/no smoking. $600/month + 1 month security. 570-690-1591

DALLAS

KINGSTON 3rd floor. 1 bedroom. $600/month, everything included. NO smoking. Very unique! 570-814-3859

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Apartments /Townhouses Apartments /Townhouses 1 & 2 bedroom, Lake Front Apartments. Lake rights, offstreet parking. No Pets. Lease, Security and References. 570-639-5920 Apartments /Townhouses Apartments /Townhouses Cozy 3 bedroom on 2 floors. $650/mo. 570-760-0511 PLYMOUTH Nice, clean 2 bedroom apartment. Clean kitchen, remodeled bath. Quiet neighborhood. 105 Davenport St. $495 per month plus security and utilities. Vacant now. Please call night or day at 674-3120. Apartments /Townhouses

Monday, September 23, 2013
Apartments /Townhouses WILKES-BARRE Near Kings, 2 BR heat & water included. $650/month. No pets. 570-693-0285 WILKES-BARRE Near Wilkes University 1 & 3 bedroom apartments. $400 & $600/month + utilities & 1 month security. Section 8 OK. No pets. 570-606-9432 WILKES-BARRE

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Commercial KINGSTON COMMERCIAL GARAGE 1250 sq. ft., 12' ceilings, 10' garage door. $550/month + utilities. 570-947-3292 PITTSTON TWP. $1,750/MONTH

MEADOWS APARTMENTS
Housing for the elderly & mobility impaired; all utilities included. Federally subsidized program. Extremely low income persons encouraged to apply. Income less than $12,450. 570-675-6936 TDD 800-654-5984 8 am-4 pm, Mon-Fri. Equal Housing Opportunity Handicap Accessible DALLAS Newberry Estates Furnished or Unfurnished Carriage House, 1 bedroom washer, dryer. Country club amenities included. No pets, no smokers. $925/month. 210-542-0635

DALLAS

HARVEYS LAKE

LUZERNE COUNTY RENTALS
Available Now! 2 bed and 3 bed $550, $650, $675 and $850. Call 570-901-1020

PLYMOUTH

WILKES-BARRE
-1 bedroom water included -2 bedroom water included -3 bedroom, single HANOVER -1 bedroom LUZERNE -1 bedroom, water included. PITTSTON -Large 1 bed room water included OLD FORGE -2 bedroom, water included PLAINS -1 bedroom, water included

220 Lake St.

DALLAS MULTI-LEVEL LUXURY TOWNHOUSE IN NEWBERRY ESTATES 3 bedroom, 3.5 baths in a quiet country setting. Includes central air & vacuum, 2 car garage, refrigerator, range, dishwasher, water & trash & all exterior maintenance. Amenities include golfing, swimming & tennis. $1,475 month. + utilities. Call Bernie 655-4815

ROTHSTEIN REALTORS 888-244-2714

1st floor. Located in quiet neighborhood. Kitchen, living room, dining room, sun room, bath, 3 bedrooms; 2 large & 1 small. Lots of closets, built-in linen closet & hutch. Hardwood & carpeted floors. FireMINERS MILLS place. Storage room. Yard. 1 & 1/2 bedrooms, completely Washer/dryer, stove/fridge. redone, washer/dryer hook up, Heat & hot water included. 1 heat & water included. Quiet year lease + security. $950. neighborhood with yard and 570-283-4370 screened in back porch. No pets. $575/month + security. 1 KINGSTON year lease. 570-430-0175 Pierce Street 3rd floor, 1-2 bedroom, 1 bath. MINERSMILLS Newly remodeled building, off 2 bedroom, 1st floor, $550/ street parking, all appliances, including washer/dryer. $575 + month plus $550 security. Pay your own utilities. Gas heat. utilities. No pets, no smoking. Fridge & stove. background & 570-814-3281 credit check. NO PETS. KINGSTON 570-825-2306 Spacious 2nd floor, 2 bedroom. 1 bath. Newly reMOUNTAIN TOP modeled building, Living room, 1 bedroom apartments with Dining room, eat-in Kitchen, media rooms, recently renprivate front balcony, off street ovated, New carpeting & apparking, all appliances, includpliances From $550 & up. ing washer/dryer. Available 570-854-8785 now. $675+ utilities. No pets, no smoking. 570-814-3281 MOUNTAIN TOP KINGSTON 2 BR, range, refrigerator, wallto-wall washer/dryer hook up, walk up attic. Concrete cellar, 2 porches. Very clean. Must see. No pets. $450 + utilities & security. 570-574-1276 or 570-288-4860 KINGSTON 2nd floor, 1 bedroom, 1 bath, kitchen,living room,washer & dryer. Next to post office, off street parking. $500 + utilities, water & sewer included, 1 year lease, security & references, no pets, no smoking. Call 570-822-9821 Deluxe, quiet, airy 3 bedroom, 2nd floor, 1.5 baths & office. All appliances, washer/dryer in unit. Wall-towall, C/A, garage, attic, no pets/no smoking, lease. 570-287-1733
Nice, clean furnished room, starting at $340. Efficiency at $450 month furnished with all utilities included. Off street parking. 570-718-0331

KINGSTON E. WALNUT ST.

Marilyn K Snyder Real Estate 570-825-2468 WEST PITTSTON GARDEN VILLAGE APARTMENTS

221 Fremont St., Housing for the elderly & mobility impaired; all utilities included. Federally subsidized program. Extremely low income persons encouraged to apply. Income less than $12,450. 570-655-6555 TDD 800-654-5984 8 am-4 pm Monday-Friday. Equal Housing Opportunity Handicap Accessible

McDermott & McDermott Real Estate Inc. Property Management 570-675-4025 (direct line) Mon-Fri. 8-7pm Sat. 8-noon

Wilkes-Barre near General Hospital. Freshly painted 3 room apartment. Spacious eatin kitchen includes stove and refrigerator. Bedroom features 2 full size closets. Large 13’ x 21’ living room. Water and sewer included. Electricity by tenant. Washer and dryer available in laundry area. Off street parking in private lot. No pets. Security, application, lease required. $485.00 per month. Call 814-9574. WILKES-BARRE STUDIO-Short Term Available Excellent Wilkes University neighborhood, wood floors, parking. $425, all utilities included. 570-826-1934 Studio on 3rd floor of historical building at 281 S. Frankllin St. Includes kitchenette, bath, & off street parking. Heat, water, & garbage removal included $425/month rent. Call 570-3335471 with references.

North Main Street

3002 N. Twp Blvd. Medical office for rent on the Pittston By-Pass. Highly visible location with plenty of parking. 1,800 sq. ft. of beautifully finished space can be used for any type office use. $1,750/ mo. plus utilities. MLS 13-098 Call Charlie

Efficiency 1 & 2 bedrooms. Includes all utilities, parking, laundry. No pets. From $390 to $675. Lease, security & references. 570-970-0847

WILKES-BARRE /KINGSTON

WILKES-BARRE

DALLAS 2nd floor Municipal Road $550. Mo. Electric heat, NO Pets. 1 bedroom plus 1 smaller bedroom, laundry, kitchen, living and dining room. 570-332-3562 EDWARDSVILLE 2 Bedroom, recently remodeled, hardwood floors throughout, microwave, dishwasher, washer, dryer, stove, refrigerator. Water included. No Pets. $550/month. 570-709-5178. Bit Keller LLC

IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE 2ND FLOOR UNIT! 1 bedroom apartments for elderly, disabled. Rents based on 30% of ADJ gross income. Handicap Accessible. Equal Housing Opportunity. TTY711 or 570-474-5010 This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer. 2 males looking for 3rd roommate to share 3 bedroom apartment. $85/week. Call 570-578-2644 NANTICOKE Large 1 bedroom. Hardwood floors, full kitchen, large dining room. No pets, no smoking. $465. Water, sewer & trash included. 570-262-5399

OAK RIDGE

WEST PITTSTON MAINTENANCE FREE! One block to elementary School (WY Area). 2 Bedrooms. Off-Street Parking No Smoking. $565. + utilities, security, last month. 570-885-4206
WEST PITTSTON $595 a month. Heat, Water and Sewer included. 1 bedroom, living room, dining room, wall to wall carpeting, washer/dryer, refrigerator and stove. Modern kitchen and bath. 2nd floor. 1 month security with 1 year lease. References required, No Pets. 570-446-7682

WILKES-BARRE 142 s. franklin St 2nd floor, 1 large bedroom w/office, fireplace, off street parking, 14' ceilings, hardwood & tile floors. Stove, D/W, microwave, garbage disposal, washer/dryer, 24 hour maintenance & security cameras. $900/month + security, utilities & 1 year lease. Call Janice at 570-706-6010 3 bedroom, off street parking, washer & dryer hook up . freshly painted No pets. $575 + utilities & security. 570-822-7657 3 bedrooms, 2nd floor, modern, new flooring, refrigerator stove, washer/dryer hookup, water included. $650 + electric. Section 8 Accepted. 570-301-8200

COOPERS CO-OP
Lease Space Available. Light manufacturing, warehouse, office, includes all utilities with free parking. I will save you money! ATLAS REALTY 829-6200

PITTSTON

Wilkeswood Apartments

WILKES-BARRE

NANTICOKE

570-822-2711
www.liveatwilkeswood.com
2 bedrooms, sun porch, wall to wall carpeting, gas heat, off street parking. $500/mo + utilities. Application & background check required. lease, security & references. No Pets. 570-430-8527

1 & 2 BR Apts 2 & 3 BR Townhomes

SEEKING PROFESSIONAL LONG TERM TENANT Two 2,000 sq. ft. units available. Owner occupied. off street parking. Alarm. Renovated. Wilkes-Barre near high traffic area. 570-829-1518

Wilkes-Barre

KINGSTON

WYOMING

AMERICA REALTY
1 Month Free Rent (Qualified Applicant) FORTY FORT RETAIL (GLASS FRONT) STORE. WYOMING AVE. $850. month. 2 YEARS SAME RENT. A MONTH FREE RENT (QUALIFIED) APPLICATION REQUIRED. DETAILS CALL 570-288-1422

RENTALS

EDWARDSVILLE 2 bedroom double with recently updated kitchen & bath. Fenced in yard and off street parking. $675/month. Call Crystal Banfield 570-715-7741

KINGSTON HOUSE
KINGSTON 69 Price St. Nice and cozy 3rd floor. 1 bedroom living room and kitchen. lots of closets, and 2 enclosed porches. Includes heat, hot water, stove, fridge and off street parking. no pets, non smoker. $495/mo security deposit. 1 year lease. CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 KINGSTON

570-474-6307

FORTY FORT Newly renovated. Great neighborhood. Non-smoking. Oak composite floors, new wall to wall carpeting in bedrooms, new windows. 3 paddle fans, bath with shower. Stove, refrigerator, dishwasher. OSP. Coin-op laundry. $600/mo. + gas, electric & water. References required. No pets. Available Oct. 1st! 570-779-4609 570-407-3991 FORTY FORT 1 bedroom, 1 bath, 2nd floor + attic, new stove & refrigerator, wash/dryer hook-up, off-street parking. Water & heat included. No pets. No Smoking. 1 year lease, $485/mo + security, credit & background check. 570-947-8097 Newly renovated 2 bedroom, large living room with hardwood floors, off street parking, washer / dryer hookup. Sun porch. No pets. $700/month + security & references. 570-760-2362

2 bedroom, 1 bath apartments. Refrigerator, stove, dishwasher &washer/dryer provided. Attached garage. Pet friendly. Water, sewer & trash included. 59 Agostina Drive

NANTICOKE LEXINGTON VILLAGE

WILKES-BARRE

Mayflower Crossing Apartments
570.822.3968

1, 2, 3 & 4 Bedrooms
- Light & bright open floor plans - All major appliances included - Pets welcome* - Close to everything - 24 hour emergency maintenance - Short term leases available
Call TODAY For AVAILABILITY!! www.mayflowercrossing.com Certain Restrictions Apply*

WILKES-BARRE 307-309 South Street East WYOMING 2 bedroom apartment on 1st BLANDINA APARTMENTS floor. New floors & carpets, Deluxe 2 bedroom. Wall to wall big kitchen, 6 x 8 covered carpet. Some utilities by tenporch , large yard. Landlord ant. No pets. Non-smoking. p a y s w a t e r & h e a t . Elderly Community. Quiet, $650/month, $1,000 security safe. Off street parking. No hook ups. NO PETS. 570-693-2850 Call Manny 917-295-6254 718-946-8738 Commercial WILKES-BARRE 425 S. Franklin St. APTS FOR RENT! For lease. Available immediately, washer/dryer on premises, no pets. We have studio, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments. On site parking. Fridge & stove provided. 24/7 security camera presence & all doors electronically locked. 1 bedroom - $450. 2 bedroom - $550. Water & sewer paid 1 month security deposit. Email obscuroknows@hotmail.com or Call 570-208-9301 after 9:00 a.m. to schedule an appointment
WILKES-BARRE 447 S. Franklin St. 1 bedroom with study, off street parking, laundry facility. Includes heat and hot water, hardwood floors, appliances, Trash removal. $580/month. Call (570) 821-5599

EDWARDSVILLE

570-735-3500

SDK GREEN ACRES HOMES
11 Holiday Drive “A Place To Call Home” Spacious 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apts. Gas heat included FREE 24 hr. on-site Gym Community Room Swimming Pool Maintenance FREE Controlled Access Patio/Balcony and much more...

PITTSTON 1st floor, large 1 bedroom apartment. Newly renovated, off street parking, washer/ dryer hook up. $700 heat, water and sewer included. 570-443-0770 PITTSTON Large 2 BR, 2nd floor apartment. Newly painted with new window blinds, eat in kitchen, built in hutch. Includeds refrigerator, range, washer/dryer hook up & sewage. $500 + security. Call Bernie Madrack 655-4815

Rothstein Realtors 888-244-2714 PITTSTON

WILKES-BARRE
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3 bdrm., 2nd floor, Eat in kitchen. Washer/dryer hook up. Storage area. Small yard & rear deck. $850/month + security. Heat & sewer included. Call 570-650-7265 PITTSTON Brand new 2 bedroom, 2 bath apartment on 2nd floor. Oversize bay windows, hardwood floors, granite counters, stainless appliances. All tile & stone showers. Central air, gas heat. Washer & dryer. Water & garbage included. No dogs. $1,250/month. 570-760-7326 Immaculate 1 bedroom, large kitchen, enclosed patio, washer/dryer hookup. Brand new carpeting. Off street parking. Yard. $500/mo water & garbage included. 1 block to park. 570-362-0581 Clean ground level 1 bedroom. Stove, fridge, sewer & water included. Freshly painted, new rugs, security & references. No smoking. No pets. $465/mo. 570-693-1468 PLAINS Modern 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 2nd floor apartment. Kitchen with appliances. New carpet. Conveniently located. No smoking - no pets. $600 PER MONTH. Call Rae 570-899-1209 LEWITH & FREEMAN 288-9371 Newly remodeled, 2 bedroom. Water included. $600. 570-239-3950 PLYMOUTH

Very nice 2nd floor apt in good neighborhood. 1 bedroom, living room, kitchen & tile bath. High ceilings & hardwood floors. 1 year lease. $750 month + security & references. Tenant pays electric & gas. No smoking. No Pets. 570-313-9955
KEN POLLOCK APARTMENTS 41 Depot Street Low and Moderate Income Elderly Rentals Include: * Electric Range & Refrigerator * Off Street Parking * Community Room * Coin Operated Laundry * Elevator * Video Surveilance Applications Accepted by Appointment 570-736-6965 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. TDD Only, 1-800-654-5984 Voice Only, 1-800-654-5988 Handicap Accessible Equal Housing Opportunity

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WILKES-BARRE 72. W. River St. Newly refurbished, large & very charming 3 bedroom dwelling in Historic Mansion in a beautiful neighborhood . Central Air & Heat. Off-street parking, Hardwood floors, new kitchen & appliances. Hot water included. $1,240 + security. 570-991-1619

612-616 Main St. REDUCED! OWNER FINANCING AVAILABLE!! LEASE PURCHASE OPTION. Unlimited potential in this once Iconic location. Space can be used as restaurant, (coolers & equipment on site) bar & grill, including office & living space the possibilities are endless! Call agent to make an appointment & a deal! MLS 13-2445 $75,500 John Shelley 570-702-4162 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 EDWARDSVILLE

WYOMING 322 Wyoming Avenue 300 sq. ft. ideal for barbershop, small convenience store, appliance repair, locksmith, eBay outlet, accounting office, travel agency, designer, broker, consultant, general office space. Air, heat, garbage, sewer, hot water & all maintenance included. Street parking. Downtown Wyoming location, 30,000 passing cars a day. $350/month. Call 570-693-3492 for appointment. Houses For Rent

BEAR CREEK 2 bedroom ranch, hardwood floors, great sun room, 1,400 sq. ft. fireplace & wood burner, great deck. county setting. 2 car attached garage. No pets. All utilities by tenant. $970/month 570-760-5095

DALLAS/LEHMAN TWP. Lovely 2 bedroom, one bath house in the country. Spacious kitchen/living/dining room combination. No smoking, no exceptions. One small pet considered. References, security deposit & credit check required. $1,250/month + utilities. 570-899-8432

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WILKES-BARRE HISTORIC WHEELMAN 439 S. Franklin St. Two apartments available. (1) 1 bedroom, hardwood floors, A/C, marble bath. security system, laundry, off street parking. $675 (1) Unique studio. Sun porch, hardwood floor, security system and laundry. Off street parking. $550 570-821-5599

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LUZERNE 1st floor studio $415/month. No Pets, Electric heat, Kitchen & bath. Laundry room in basement. 570-332-3562 LUZERNE 276 Bennett Street 1st floor, 1 bedroom, tiled bath, kitchen with refrigerator and stove, off-street parking, water & sewer paid. $470 + utilities & security. No pets/smoking. References. 570-288-7309. Leave message. IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE 2ND FLOOR UNIT! 1 bedroom apartments for elderly, disabled. Rents based on 30% of ADJ gross income. Handicap Accessible. Equal Housing Opportunity. TTY711 or 570-474-5010 This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer.

1, 2, 3, or 4 bedrooms. Wood floors, no pets, starting $450. all utilities included. 570-826-1934 WILKES-BARRE

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35-37 Rice Ave. Double block in very good condition. Live in one side and let the other side pay the mortgage. Newer roof and furnace, 3 years old. Very clean and in move-in condition. A Must See! MLS#13-2618. $79,000 CROSSIN REAL ESTATE 570-288-0770 EXETER OFFICE SPACE Newly remodeled, 120 sq. ft. all utilities included, except phone. Paved parking. $200/month. 1 month free. Call 570-602-1550 for details KINGSTON BUSINESS PARK Large equipmen/storage yard available. $850/month. Utilities available. 570-947-3292 KINGSTON STORAGE/WORKSHOP 665 sq. ft., bathroom, office. $350/month 570-947-3292

FORTY FORT AMERICA REALTY RENTALS 1st MONTHS RENT FREE (Qualified Applicants) EXCELLENT REMODELED PROPERTIES CALL 570-288-1422 HOME Gorgeous 1.5 baths, fireplace, mantle, 2 enclosed porches, all appliances, kitchen Colonial - center island, $900/mo + utilities. APT: Victorian finished, remodeled 1st floor, oak kitchen, appliances, tiled fireplace asthetic, 1 bedroom, more. $600/mo + utilities. Details!

MOUNTAIN TOP Walden Park 4 bedroom, 3 bath home with appliances included. 1 year lease & security deposit required. No pets. $1,400/month. Call Rick Gaetano 570-715-7735

NEWLY REMODELED. 1st floor efficiency. 1 bedroom, living room, kitchen, bath & laundry. New carpet & tile floors. Stove, refrigerator, washer & dryer included. Non smoking. No pets. 1 year lease. $550 month + security & references. Tenant pays electric & gas. 570-313-9955 HANOVER TOWNSHIP

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WEST END ROAD One bedroom. Heat, water, garbage sewer & appliances included. Off street parking. No pets, non smoking, not Section 8 approved. References, security, 1st & last. $550/month. 570-852-0252

HANOVER TWP. 3029 S. Main st.
2nd floor very large 3 bedrooms, wall to wall carpeting central air, eat in kitchen with appliances. Off street parking. Washer & dryer hookup. Heat & cooking gas included. Tenant pays electric & water. $695 plus security. No Pets. 570-814-1356

Excellent apt. One bedroom, 1 bath. Included sewer, water, off street parking, kitchen appliances. Close to WVW H.S. We are looking for clean tenants to rent clean living space. 570-855-3329.

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