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Toft to head WASB again

by Donnell Stump representative, a post he has held
Weatherly Area school board will since the committee was formed.
continue to be led by John Toft who Director Edward “Skip” Snyder de-
was selected to serve as board clined to serve as an alternate
president for 2011. Toft had previ- member to the commission. Dou-
ously been president in 2006 and gherty also declined a nomination
2008, and was again elected to the as alternate resulting in the appoint-
position by fellow board members ment of Toft to serve as an alternate
earlier in 2010 when then board member.
president Joanne Dougherty re- The board designated Bonita
signed from the post. Barbush-Urban as Weatherly Area’s
Dougherty continues to serve on liaison to the Pennsylvania School
the board but did not attend last Boards Association. Barbush-Urban
week’s reorganization meeting in also participated in the reorganiza-
person, instead participating by tion meeting by telephone.
phone due to a medical problem. The board unanimously selected
Corey Gerhart, who also has serv- community member Lee Zink to
ed a term as president during his serve a five-year term as Weatherly
stint as a board member, was Area’s representative on the Car-
selected for the vice-president’s bon Career and Technical Institute
role. Authority. The authority handles SERVICE RECOGNIZED: White Haven Borough Council member Margaret Reilly, third from left, was hon-
Toft, who has been on the board ored on November 30 for 28 years of service as secretary of the Luzerne County Association of Townships
financial aspects of the vocational-
since December 2005, will also con- and Boroughs. In addition to the plaque in her honor, she also received a certificate of appreciation and
technical school. Zink has previous-
tinue as the alternate to the Carbon ly served on the CCTI authority. a pin from Joe Scott of the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs. From the left are Walter Mitchell,
County Tax Collection Commission. vice president and Bonnie Wasilewski, treasurer, of the Luzerne County Association; Reilly; Gloria Kijek,
Gerhart declined a nomination to
Thomas Russell will also continue the association’s new secretary; association president (and White Haven Borough Council president)
on the TCC as the school district’s Please turn to page A6 Harvey Morrison; and White Haven Borough Council member Bob Spadell.
Photo courtesy of Marie Morrison
Storytime offers holiday fun
The White Haven Area Com-
Community Lunch
munity Library offers a story time for
all children ages 2-4 on Wednesday
Program plans celebration
mornings beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Community Lunch held at St Paul’s Lutheran Church in White
Story time consists of stories, Haven will celebrate 18 months of service to the community with
crafts, and other activities free of a party on December 17, serving lunch from 11:30-12 with special hol-
charge. December activities and iday snacks and appetizers. The lunch is open to new guests. Just
stories will focus around winter, come in and join us on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
snow, and Christmas. As we enter the winter season, please note that we will be closed on
We are currently looking for a days when there are ice or snowstorms, and possibly the days follow-
Santa to help us out on December ing until the roads and sidewalks are clear.
22 around 11 a.m. The tots will be
enjoying their Christmas party and it WHACL THANKSGIVING STORY-
would be great if Santa could join TIME: The children enjoyed a
Please remember to drop off your
Thanksgiving story, created their WEATHERLY
own Thanksgiving menu, made
new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots Indian hats and Indian necklaces. Thursday, December 9
at the Library. No stuffed animals Children are front row, Mari and Senior Citizens Friendship Club
please. Any questions please con- Maddie, back row Ben, Kellen, Meeting – 1:30 p.m. – Salem
tact Molly at 443-8915. Kelly, Molly and Annalie. U.C.C.
Bingo Night – 7:00 p.m. (Doors
Open at 6:00 p.m.) – Tweedle
Thursday, December 9 Building Greater Weatherly Area Ambu-
Joy Through Movement – 10:00 Laurel Lodge 467 F. & A.M.
lance Association Meeting – 7:30
a.m. – W.H. United Methodist Meeting – 7:30 p.m. – Masonic
Church Hall p.m. – Ambulance Building
W.H. Lions Club Dinner Meeting – Tuesday, December 14
6:30 p.m. – Sitkoʼs Barn Rest- Friday, December 10
Joy Through Movement – 10:00 Homemade Cookie Sale – 1:00 to
a.m. – W.H. United Methodist
Foster Township Planning Com- 4:00 p.m. – Centenary United
mission Meeting – 7:00 p.m. – Methodist Church
Penn Lake Park Borough Council
Township Municipal Building
Work Session – 6:00 p.m. – P.L.
Narcotics Anonymous Meeting – Saturday, December 11
Association Club House
7:00 p.m. – Mountainview Christmas in the Park – 1:00 to
Penn Lake Park Borough Council
Community Church
Meeting – 7:30 p.m. – P.L. Asso- 3:00 p.m. – Eurana Park
Friday, December 10 ciation Club House WINTERFEST was winter fun in
W.H. Food Pantry – 11:00 a.m. to Dennison Township Volunteer Fire Weatherly on Saturday, as vendors Sunday, December 12
Noon – Rear, Haven Hall, White Company & Auxiliary Meetings – offered a variety of products in the Breakfast – 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Haven Center 7:30 p.m. – Fire House – Silver Ridge Hunting Club
Free Community Lunch – Serving
Middle School gymnasium. Other activ-
Wednesday, December 15 ities at the PTA-sponsored event Christmas Cantata by Combined
11: 30 a.m. to Noon – St. Paulʼs
Yoga Class – 10:00 a.m. – St. LOOKING LIKE RUDOLPH, Choir – 3:00 p.m. – Zions Luth-
Lutheran Parish Hall
Paulʼs Lutheran Church
included a breakfast and visits with Mr.
Community Christmas Cantata – Sean Rodgers shows off his and Mrs. Santa Claus, a Scholastic eran Church
Alcoholics Anonymous. Meeting –
7:00 p.m. - Mountainview Com- face painting during Book Fair, entertainment by a DJ, and
10:00 a.m. – Mountainview Com- Monday, December 13
munity Church Saturday’s Winterfest in
munity Church plenty of great refreshments.
Saturday, December 11 Lausanne Township Board of
Free Community Lunch – Serving Weatherly. Photos by Seth Isenberg
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting - 11: 30 a.m. to Noon – St. Paulʼs Supervisors Meeting – 7:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. – St. Patrickʼs Parish Lutheran Parish Hall – Agnes Klynowsky Garage
Center W.H. Volunteer Ambulance Asso- Weatherly Area Chess Club – 7:00
ciation Meeting – 7:00 p.m. –
Postmaster Kalev Karo will be retiring
Sunday, December 12 p.m. – First Presbyterian Church
Ambulance Building effective January 1, but this Friday is his
Breakfast With Santa – 9:00 a.m. to
Noon – St. Patrickʼs Parish Center last work day in White Haven. He started
AOH Meeting – 7:00 p.m. – V.F.W. Tuesday, December 14
Community Christmas Cantata – Post 6615 his career with the Post Office 34 years Citizensʼ Volunteer Fire Company
6:00 p.m. - Mountainview Com- American Legion Post 592 Meeting
ago in the Bronx as a letter carrier, com-
– 8:00 p.m. – Post Home Meeting – 7:30 p.m. - Fire House
munity Church ing to northeast Pennsylvania to work in
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting - Thursday, December 16 Wednesday, December 15
the Kingston Post Office 16 years ago.
7:00 p.m. – Mountainview Com- Joy Through Movement – 10:00
He’s served as Postmaster in lots of Weatherly Area PTA Meeting –
munity Church a.m. – W.H. United Methodist
Church places, first in Hunlock Creek, then after 7:00 p.m. – W.A. Elemen-
Monday, December 13
tary/Middle School Cafeteria
Free Community Lunch – Serving W.H. Area Senior Citizens Meeting that Post Office burned, on assignment
11: 30 a.m. to Noon – St. Paulʼs – 1:00 p.m. – V.F.W. Post 6615 where needed including Shickshinny, McAdoo, Wyalusing, and most Weatherly Area Historical Meeting
Lutheran Parish Hall Kidder Township Board of Super - recently White Haven. Karo says he doesn’t know exactly what he’ll do – 7:00 p.m. - Weatherly Municipal
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) visors Meeting –7:00 p.m. –
after he retires, but would like to travel. He says he’ll miss the people, Building
Meeting – 5:45 p.m. - W.H. United Township Municipal Building
Methodist Church Social Hall Narcotics Anonymous Meeting – especially the ones he worked with here in White Haven. “They’re a
White Haven Borough Council 7:00 p.m. – Mountainview Com- really good crew; anyone would be proud to work with them,” he said.
Meeting – 7:00 p.m. – Municipal munity Church Photo by Seth Isenberg

Death Roll
Jason Lash; brother and sis- in many retirement centers,
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Preceding him in death ebrated in St. Michael’s Or- as the result of an automobile nephews; and a number of
was his wife, the former Jane thodox Church by the Very accident. aunts, uncles and cousins in
Editorial Hinterleiter.
Surviving are daughters
Right Reverend Proto-
presbyter Lawrence Barriger.
A daughter of Herman, Jr.
“Butch” and Roxanne Young
the Weatherly area.
The funeral was held Friday
Tara Trovitch of Carlisle and Burial was in Ss. Peter and
Investing in the future Desiree Miller of Weatherly; Paul E.F.C. Cemetery, Free-
Hinkle, formerly of Weatherly,
she was born in Palmerton.
from Grace Baptist Church,
Decatur, Texas. Burial was in
by Seth Isenberg two grandchildren; brother land. She was a member of Murry, Texas.
A recent forum in Weatherly discussed the borough’s busi- and sister-in-law Robert and Memorial donations may Hinkle Family Ministries, trav- Memorial donations may
ness climate. There were concerns about empty storefronts, Angie Trovitch of Conyng- be made to St. Michael’s eling the United States sing- be made to Hinkle Family,
and hopes about some new small businesses looking to open. ham; sisters and brother-in- Orthodox Church, 541 Fern ing inspirational music. She 600 South Trinity Avenue,
The lack of a grocery store was a concern, not calmed by the law Dorothy and Ray Zazycki Street, Freeland, PA 18224. was known locally, along with Decatur, TX 76234.
opening of the Dollar General. of Drums, Nancy McElwee of her family, having ministered
A new concrete bridge across the Black Creek is on the Frederick, Md.; nephews and PEARL LASH
drawing board. What’s not on the drawing board is the hydro- nieces. Pearl D. Lash, 66, of
electric plant at the Francis Walter Dam. The reason for this is A memorial service will be Weatherly died Friday, De-
that a feasibility study is needed, and it would cost over held Friday at 2 p.m. at the cember 3, 2010 in Hazleton
$100,000. While it would seem obvious that the electric gen- Citizens’ Fire Company Hall General Hospital.
erating plant would be a good thing for our entire area—obvi- in Weatherly. A daughter of the late Bill
ous doesn’t find the money to do the study. Arrangements are by the and Lucy Fulk Wilkinson, she
The study then becomes the magnet for attracting grants. Philip J. Jeffries Funeral was born in Sandy Valley.
With the study in hand, this project will go forward, but finding Home, Weatherly. She was a 1962 graduate of
the money for the study has stumped the experts. Weatherly Area High School,
All around our area are wind turbines, and more are pro- JOHN SCHWIKA and a member of Salem
posed. It seems easy, due to government assistance, to erect John Schwika, 79, of Penn United Church of Christ,
these, but the power that they generate is expensive. A hydro Lake died Friday, December Weatherly.
plant will cost more to erect, but the power it generates is 3, 2010. Surviving are her husband
cheap. With oil costs rising—oil being the primary fuel for elec- A son of the late Harry and of 46 years, Gene R. Lash;
tric generation on the east coast, this project needs to go for- Anna Harashick Schwika, he daughter and son-in-law Kim
ward. This project’s only going to cost a small fraction of what was born and raised in and Thomas Miller of Weath-
the proposed third nuclear-powered steam electric plant at Hazleton. He was a 1949 erly; son and daughter-in-law
Berwick will. graduate of Hazleton High Gene, Jr. and Jamie Lash of
There are a lot of options for power generation, with more School, and served in the Weatherly; grandchildren
being developed, but our reality is that we heat many of our U.S. Coast Guard from 1951 Alyssa Miller, Timothy and
homes with oil, and that oil comes from unstable parts of the to 1954.
world. So if the borough of Weatherly can help generate After attending Williams-
enough power to take one or two less tanker-loads (and other port Technical Institute he
places like Weatherly do the same), the country will be a bit opened The Commercial
safer, and a bit cleaner, for not burning oil for power. Weatherly Press in Hazleton, and oper-
borough will be stronger economically, which will be good for ated it for 37 years until retir-
our area in a more direct way. ing in 1997.
For much of his adult life he
Flu shots available at clinic resided at Penn Lake, where
The Mountain Top Free Medical Clinic has 30 doses of sea- he promoted its incorporation
sonal flu vaccine available. as a borough in 1975, and
Distribution will be during regular clinic hours from 6:30 to served as its first mayor.
7:30 p.m. on Monday, December 13. He was an active member
The clinic is held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. of St. Michael’s Orthodox
For more information, call the church office at 474-6616. Church of Freeland, where
he held many offices and
honors. He was also a mem-
ber of many sportsmen’s or-
Preceding him in death

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part of the hillside—normally were going well with the
Legal Notices Seth’s Sightings by Seth Isenberg wet—was practically flowing. Patriots, and not for the Jets.
Back on dry land, we hiked At one point, the signal was
The Thursday night football calendar that raises money toward the hilltop into an area overwhelmed by a signal
LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE game kind of kicked off our for scholarships, while Ruth that seemed to be filled with playing Spanish music, so I
that Letters Administration have that Letters Testamentary have
weekend. It was different staffed a table raising money trees that had re-grown from tuned in to a signal out of
been granted to Kathleen C. been granted to Jane E. Beam, enough to cause a change in for the community library. She logging. The trees mostly had Charlotte, NC, and then
Langhorn, of 1205 Beech Road, of HC 2, Box 12, Brodheads- our schedule. The timing kind spent the afternoon relaxing. multiple trunks sharing a root another from Chicago before
White Haven, PA 18661 as ville, PA 18322 as Executrix in
Administratrix in the Estate of the Estate of Mary Morrison,
of compressed Friday, which On Sunday, the crisp and system. There were dozens returning to find the score
Daniel Reynolds, late of 1205 late of 2 Walnut Street, White went quickly due to a great beautiful day was ideal for a of triplets and quads. In the was 20-something for New
Beech Road, White Haven, Haven, Luzerne County, PA deal of work. There was an short walk, so we took two end, light snowflakes and an England, to 3 for New York. I
Luzerne County, PA 18661, who 18661, who died on August 24,
died on July 27, 2010. All per- 2010. All persons indebted to
evening activity for us, and very excited dogs to the increasing wind accompa- tuned out at this point, and
sons indebted to the Estate are the Estate are requested to we kept moving in order to Fireline Trail in Hickory Run nied us. We returned to our later checked the final score
requested to make payment, make payment, and those hav- arrive on time. State Park. They’d been vehicle refreshed, but chilled. – 45 to 3 – wow! We shall see
and those having claims or ing claims or demands are
demands are requested to pres- requested to present the same,
On our way to our Friday patient with us about not get- Sunday was a day for what this weekend’s games
ent the same, without delay, to without delay, to the Executrix event we traveled through ting a long walk on Saturday, heavy fall cleaning, and we do to the pro football playoff
the Administratrix above named, above named, or to: Jim Thorpe, and enjoyed its so their reward was a run were able to make a signifi- picture.
or to: Albert F. Maier, Jr., Esq.
Albert F. Maier, Jr., Esq. 820 Main Street
festive decorations. The high- through the forests overlook- cant dent in some work that Penn State is going to the
820 Main Street Freeland, PA 18224 way out of town, however, ing the Lehigh River. The trail will continue all winter long. Outback Bowl in Tampa and it
Freeland, PA 18224 12/9 was decorated with ice, cour- follows a spring-fed stream, After the heavy rain came should be a fun time. Too bad
tesy of runoff from the heavy starting just above the temperatures in the 20s at about Temple not being
rainstorm last week. It took a springs. We could see how night. Pocono ski areas used picked for a bowl game – per-
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Letters Testamentary have few days for our basement to the heavy rains had washed the weather to begin heavy haps Philadelphia should
that Letters Testamentary have been granted to Stanley E. dry out after the deluge. away gravel, which made the snowmaking (they certainly host one in the future.
been granted by the Register of Shulenski, of 33 Bruzgulis
Wills of Luzerne County, Penn- Road, White Haven, PA 18661
Saturday morning was a walking smoother. At the don’t lack for water right Imagine…the ICEE/Slush
sylvania, in the Estate of Stella as Executor in the Estate of holiday fair at the Weatherly point where the stream now). Big Boulder is open Puppie/SUPERPRETZEL/Co
Popick, Deceased, late of 601 John S. Shulenski, late of 33 Area High School. I staffed a crosses the trail, there were and Jack Frost, Camelback mcast “Winter” Bowl—all
Fern Street, Freeland, Luzerne Bruzgulis Road, White Haven,
Luzerne County, PA 18661, who
table selling a Rotary Club signs of serious erosion, and and Shawnee will host their attending get a Whole Fruit
County, Pennsylvania who
passed away on October 6, died on November 3, 2010. All first days on this coming bar or Luigi’s Italian Ice to
2010 to the Executor, Gary J.
Popick, 601 Fern Street,
persons indebted to the Estate
are requested to make pay-
Heffley plans to donate weekend. The weather has enjoy, plus a Tastykake of
cooperated for the ski areas, their choice, a bunch of J&J
Freeland, PA 18224. All persons
indebted to said estate are
ment, and those having claims
or demands are requested to COLA to local charities as Monday filled with snow- Snack Foods coupons and a
requested to make payment, present the same, without delay, To begin his reform agen- state fleet for their personal flakes. There was enough of Comcast seat warmer cush-
and those having claims to to the Executor above named, da as state legislator, Rep. use. Legislators are also set a squall on late Monday night ion. The event could be on
present the same without delay or to:
Doyle Heffley will not be to receive a cost-of-living to cover some of the road- the first day of winter Dec. 21
to: Albert F. Maier, Jr., Esq.
820 Main Street accepting legislative perks, adjustment of about $1,300
Daniel A. Miscavige,
specifically per diem pay- or 1.7 percent on December
ways in Tobyhanna. and feature pre-game activi-
Esquire Freeland, PA 18224
GILLESPIE MISCAVIGE 12/23 ments for session days in 1, which Heffley will be do- I spent Monday night lis- ties like a snow sculpture
67 North Church Street Harrisburg and a state fleet nating. tening to the NFL game contest, an en-masse run-
Hazleton, Pennsylvania PUBLIC NOTICE vehicle, and plans to donate “My taxpayer-oriented re- between the Patriots and the ning up the stairs of the Art
18201 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN the legislative cost-of-living form agenda is focused on Jets on A.M. radio as I drove Museum, and a cheesesteak
(570) 454-5575 that the Lehigh Township adjustment to local charities. job creation, bringing jobs to
12/23 Supervisors will hold a Special “Simply showing up for Pennsylvania and righting
to Tobyhanna onto those and pretzel eating contest at
Meeting on Thursday, work should not merit an Pennsylvaniaʼs economic snow-covered roads to deliv- the new convention center.
LEGAL NOTICE December 30, 2010 at 4:00 P.M. additional check,” said Heff- ship,” said Heffley. “Until our er a newsletter to a customer. The event could feature a
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, for general purposes, including ley. “My friends and neigh- economy rebounds, I donʼt For some reason, the only local team versus some hun-
that Letters of Administration adoption of the 2011 Budget.
bors do not typically receive feel it right or proper to ac- station I could find with the gry university that is located
have been granted by the The Budget which totals
$270,435.89 is available for a company car to drive to cept the COLA, and will do
Register of Wills of Luzerne
and from work, nor are they my best to help out locally by
game was out of Buffalo, and in a city with good airline con-
County, Pennsylvania, in the inspection on the bulletin board
Estate of David J. Stefanick located at the Lehigh Township given additional pay beyond contributing it to worthy its signal faded in and out. nections to Philadelphia
a/k/a David Stefanick, late of Municipal Building, 1741 S. their salary or wages. causes in the 122nd Dis- Still, I could tell that things International Airport.
630 Putnam Street, West Lehigh Gorge Drive, Weatherly, “As an advocate for re- trict.”
Hazleton, Luzerne County, Pa. There are no increases in forming the way Harrisburg
Pennsylvania who passed away taxes or garbage fees proposed does business, I am plan-
for the year 2011. (Located in Terrace Plaza)
on November 12, 2010 to the ning on leading by example
Administratrix, Diane Stefanick Larry D. Skinner, Just off the S. Beltway, Route 424
by not taking these perks,”
Freed, of 528 Quakake Road, Chairman 601 S. Poplar St., Hazleton
said Heffley. “It is a privilege
Weatherly, PA 18255. All per- to serve as a member of the 450-5501
sons indebted to said estate are PUBLIC NOTICE House, but that does not OPEN DAILY 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
requested to make payment, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
and those having claims to mean that House members
that the Lehigh Township
present the same without delay are a privileged class. We
Supervisors will hold their
to: should receive compensa- k
Daniel A. Miscavige,
Reorganization Meeting for
tion packages in line with the o loo t.
2011 on Monday, January 3,
average Pennsylvanian, Als ur Sa
2011 beginning at 7:00 P.M. o e
GILLESPIE MISCAVIGE The regular monthly meeting nothing more. Legislators for in th d
67 North Church Street
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
for the month of January will be
held immediately following the
should not be receiving pay SIGN UP FOR YOUR d
a nda r
Sta aker!
increases when most of the
18201 Reorganization Meeting. people we represent are Spe
(570) 454-5575 Larry D. Skinner,
struggling from paycheck to
paycheck and have not had • FREE COFFEE
LEGAL NOTICE Boback continues a cost-of-living increase.” ALL DAY, EVERYDAY!
to give back COLA Per diems are payments • DOUBLE COUPONS
that some members of the UP TO 99¢ EVERYDAY!
that Letters Testamentary have Rep. Karen Boback issued Pennsylvania House of • We Accept All Major
been granted to Mary Lou the following statement on Representatives accept to Credit Cards, Food Stamps,
Potoskie, of 663 Pond Creek
her decision to not take the compensate for expenses Access Card and WIC
Road, White Haven, PA 18661
as Executrix in the Estate of
automatic 1.7 percent cost- such as food and lodging for
of-living-adjustment for state
Thomas W. Potoskie, Sr., late of
663 Pond Creek Road, White lawmakers set to take effect
days they travel to work in
Harrisburg. Members are
Heritage Fresh Seafood Stand Opens
Dec. 1:
Haven, Luzerne County, PA
18661, who died on October 19, “Many people in my district
also given the option of
accepting a vehicle from the
December 15 – A Holiday Tradition!
2010. All persons indebted to are still struggling with
the Estate are requested to unemployment and trying to
make payment, and those hav- make ends meet, which is Shurfine Heluva Good Dips
ing claims or demands are
why I am continuing, as I
Cluster Sliced Bacon 1 lb ..........$299 12 oz ..............................3/ 4
requested to present the same,
have in years past, to give Tomatoes Heritage Fresh Turkey Hill Iced Tea
gallon .............................. 1
without delay, to the Executrix $ 99
above named, or to: back the COLA. on the Vine Bottom Round
Albert F. Maier, Jr., Esq.
820 Main Street
“The automatic COLA law-
makers receive is based on
ONLY 99¢/lb. London Broil ........$299/lb.
Heritage Fresh
Juice Bowl
100% Juice Drinks, 15.2 oz ......2/ 1
T&L Pierogies

the inflation rate and is the

14 oz (all varieties) .................. 1
Freeland, PA 18224 $ 89
12/16 result of a state law ap- NY Strip Steak ......$599/lb.
Heritage Fresh/Frozen Leiby’s Ice Cream
56 oz (all varieties) .................. 3
proved in 1995 - long before $ 49
LEGAL NOTICE I was elected to office. Fresh Haddock Fillets ....$399/lb.
Unique Belgique
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN “Since being elected to the Blueberries or Belgian Waffles 2 ct pkg...99¢
that Letters Testamentary have
been granted to Elizabeth
House of Representatives in
Blackberries DELI Sunshine
2007, I have written a check Cheez-It Crackers
Gallagher, of 507 Washington 4.4-6 oz container Healthy Ones Low Sodium
11.5-16 oz (all varieties) ............2/ 5
back to the Commonwealth $
Street, Freeland, PA 18224 as
Executrix in the Estate of
Andrew E. Evanisko a/k/a
each year for the amount of
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$ 99 Virginia Baked Ham
Biery Onion Cheese..$499/lb.
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Kimberly J. Schlosser, Thomas J. Michael T. Williams, Emily C.
Crestwood H.S. honor roll for first marking period Schmidt, Amy F. Scutt, Monir M.
Shaker, Seth G. Skonieczki, Daniel
Winters, Jonathan D. Wojnar, Emily
A. Zavada, and Ashley A. Zearfoss.
A. Sriti, Taylor M. Stebbins, Anthony Honor Roll
9th Grade Sherksnas, Mikayla M. Skapyak, Honor Roll spirito, Bryanna J. Evans, Lucas M. J. Survilla, Ciara D. Sweeney, Jillian Adina V. Andras, Jeremy W.
Principal’s Honor Roll Samuel R. Skonieczki, Anna N. Julia E. Andress, Kevin J. Argen- Farrall, Corey H. Gallagher, Tyler M. E. Tate, Shawn M. Weyhenmeyer, Andress, Holly C. Arcure, Julie E.
Connor P. Barry, Kimberly A. Smith, Gray Smith, Devin J. Stein, ziano, Amber E. Baab, Nicholas E. Gates, Summer B. Gavin, Zachary Garrit B. Williams, Eric P. Zulkoski, Ashford, Jennifer E. Barrall, Zach-
Bernetski, Bethany M. Blass, Adam Michael A. Szmurlo, Mateuse Banos, Edward B. Barber IV, S. Getz, McKenna E. Griffiths, Craig and Devin Zurawski. ary A. Berg, Charles M. Bolden,
Bonnevier, Taylor L. Dean, Lindsay Szymczak, Zachariah T. Taney, Ian William P. Barney, Zachary Basar, Harvey, Patrick D. Henry, John P. 12th grade Mackenzie G. Brennan, Audrey F.
T. Denion, Stephanie L. Distasio, J. Taylor, Phillip J. Thrash, Matthew Rachel A. Behm, Danielle M. Herron, Lindsay M. Hischak, Carly Principal’s Honor Roll Bruell, Stephen J. Brynok, Brandy
Jenna T. Dymond, Ian P. Egan, Vickers, Meghen M. Waite, Kevin J. Billings, Joelle L. Brozoski, A. Hislop, Samuel M. Hollock, Amy Olivia E. Basar, Brittany L. Blass, M. Carroll, Paul V. Chiaramonte,
Christopher R. Fazzini, John P. Walsh, Jamie W. Wilkinson, and Christopher E. Burge JR, Holly M. M. Jesikiewicz, Larisa A. Joseph, Lindsay M. Brown, Ronald J. Cac- Jenna E. Chrismer, Ashley N. Con-
Filipczyk, Andrew K. Gamble, Jessica F. Winkler. Burnett, Montana Chacko, Brittany Michael R. Judge, Courtney M. cese, Amanda S. Casem, Matthew rad, David C. Cormier, John L. Coul-
Sophia L. Greene, Theodore P. 10th Grade Clark, Joshua E. Cooper, Joseph D. Kania, Angela M. Khalife, Stephanie E. Ceonzo, Sean C. Coates, Natalie ter, James J. Crablo, Alex Culver,
Grozio, Grace Hao, Anne L. Hilen- Principal’s Honor Roll Cuono JR, Kelsey N. Deem, L. Klug, Brittany T. Kundratic, Roger A. Craig, Jake D. Derolf, Joshua J. Jude R. Cummings, Samantha R.
ski, Richard J. Hochreiter, Morgan Chandler E. Ackers, Ariyana M. Matthew E. Dexter, Michael Diakun, J. Legg, James J. McLean, Thomas Dessoye, Shannon M. Dotzel, Dauber, Hannah E. Davies, Marc M.
L. Kile, Adam M. Kreuzer, Rachael Aguayo, Brittany E. Ayers, David Nicholas J. Dopko, Grace S. Mickowski, Saleena J. Miller, Alexa Lauren K. Ford, Joseph W. Hagner, Davis, Chelsea E. Demeglio, James
M. Lackenmier, David Madl, Katlyn Bonczek, Evan W. Callaghan, Emmett, Shawn Engler, Danielle J. M. Moran, Alecia E. Myers, Jessica Shana M. Hashagen, Jessica L. P. Dotzel, Sarah J. Eustice,
D. Magnotta, Morgan E. Maharty, Ashley C. Casem, Brian E. Collins, Eroh, LeeAnn M. Everding, Corey R. Newak, Katie L. Nork, Keith J. Hildebrand, Alexandra R. Hoops, Cheyenne R. Filipczyk, Lauren M.
Christine Maichin, Danielle M. Reed M. Cormier, Jason Cornelius, W. Eyerman, Lynsay M. Finken, Novatnak, Dhara R. Patel, Hiral R. Jenny Keller, Kylie A. Kishel, Fredmund, Robert R. Gada, Roslyn
Metzger, Hari B. Patel, Raj C. Patel, Alexis C. Cunningham, Andre V. Kelly M. Gallagher, David Gochez- Patel, Jacob S. Possinger, Nicholas Katlynn Leonard, Mitchell Martinez, M. Gannis, Kristyn R. Giarratano,
Casey M. Ritsick, Tyler M. Robin- DʼSouza, Ravi A. Dalsania, Jordan Kerr, Richard J. Golden, Kristen M. A. Powell, Jacob Prohaska, Sa- John R. Michel, Ami P. Patel, Collin Matthew S. Harkenreader, Christina
son, Thomas J. Rushton, Gabrielle A. Dotzel, Mackenzie M. Drago, Erin Guynn, Philip T. Guzzi, Andrew mantha M. Pruce, Jessica L. M. Petrochko, Joseph T. Pickett, M. Hesser, Samantha L. Hesser,
M. Termini, Timothy J. Tokash, and M. Foertsch, Tara G. Giarratano, Hashagen, Joshua D. Healey, Radjavitch, Leah M. Serafin, Jared Sabih U. Rahman, John P. Rogan, Veronica L. Hill, Lauren M.
Audrey H. Wood. Ashley L. Hassinger, Rachelle N. Sarah M. Herrington, Matthew F. A. Smigelski, Allyson C. Stein- Angel A. Salas, Morgan E. Smith, Holbrook, William J. Hopersberger,
High Honor Roll Heller, Savannah R. Heller, Michael Humenick, John P. Jasionowicz, brenner, Serina M. Steinbrenner, Samantha M. Steinbrenner, Kayla S. Jeckell, Samantha L.
John P. Andrews, Elana M. Boi- G. Henry, Nicole A. Hvozdovic, Daniel J. Johanssen, Arielle J. Aubrey M. Stewart, Michael P. Matthew M. Toporcer, and Katlyn M. Jones, Coltin W. Judge, Richard E.
selle, Kristiana M. Bowman, Saige Jessica D. Jennings, Matthew K. Jones, Kendell A. Kocher, Ryan P. Sweeney, Cora L. Van Kirk, Adam Yackoski Keiderling, Ashley R. Knesis, David
L. Boyer, Anthony M. Caladie, Jes- Kaster, Kota J. Kishel, Melanie A. Konopczyk, Lauren M. Levitsky, M. Wasiakowski, Jared J. Yakscoe, High Honor Roll A. Knight, Gabrielle Konopczyk,
sica R. Clifford, Gianna Colandrea, Kobela, Anna L. Kozelsky, Gabriella Hong Jun Li, Lauren A. Mack, and Rebecca A. Zelner Nicole M. Aiello, Christine M. Chelsea A. Kruzel, Amanda M. Lee,
Maury E. Cronauer, Dylan Fassari, M. Lutz, Alexander M. Machalick, Justina L. Malys, Cody R. Mar- Honor Roll Banos, Ryan M. Beshada, Elizabeth Jessica L. Lehman, Jessica M. Leri,
Brady J. Gallagher, Jacob Z. Galla- Morgan L. Mancini, Gabrielle C. syada, Daniel J. Martin, Amanda M. Michael P. Aiello, Lindsey M. Cefaly, Alexandra E. Cholewa, Stephanie E. Longmore, Robert J.
gher, Thatcher-Lysle W. Goshorn, Marotta, Alexa L. Martino, Amanda McGlynn, Veronica L. Morrisongraff, Alsbrooks, Zachary C. Belisle, Chelsea D. Cornelius, Ryan E. Loveless, Casey R. Martin, Katie M.
Antonio Grottola, Joseph Grzech, Mattern, Claire M. McCallick, Amanda M. Moyer, Kelsey F. Branden M. Bender, Bryanna D. Dopko, Brandon J. Gibbon, Brian R. Martin, Robert P. McAfee, Mark S.
Joshua Grzech, Donald R. Hopkins, Jordan A. Mera, Daniel Morgis, Murphy, Thomas J. OʼConnell, Bissel, Tiler J. Black, Eric R. Bozek, Henning, Steven Hippeli, Kristin E. Mentrikoski, Marquis M. Morris,
Nicole M. Jankowski, Olivia K. Jan- Ryan J. Murphy, Brittany L. Painter, Nicholas M. Olenginski, Marissa Andrew R. Brodginski, Cassandra Holbrook, Stephanie L. Hurst, Scott Rachel L. Myers, Shannon M.
kowski F, Alexandra E. Jones, Neil V. Patel, Nikhil V. Patel, Nimita Pac, Maria E. Perry, Kyle R. L. Care, Nicholas A. Cholewa, S. Koch, Brittany T. Krapf, Mysnyk, Jenna D. Neubauer, Talia
Allison M. Kachel, Kellie L. Kalada, Patel, Angela G. Pegarella, Alan E. Prelewicz, Tyler J. Purnell, Steven Theresa M. Chupela, Cole S. Clif- Samantha L. Kubik, Ashley Legg, M. Pantano, Harsh P. Patel, Umang
Rielly M. Kaminski, Robert T. Kee- Poltorak, Jacob T. Popowycz, A. Rerick, Adam E. Saba, Robert ford, Alessia M. Colandrea, Sa- Emily M. Leo, Rebecca M. M. Patel, Jeffrey J. Phillips, Alison
nan, Christopher Kennedy, Michelle Mitchell G. Powell, Joseph E. Sarluca, Dominic A. Sartini, Cecelia mantha Cordeiro, Robert M. McCallick, Lindsay N. Metzger, Pouffary, Melissa J. Przewlocki,
C. Khalife, Samantha K. Kohlert, Quinn, Hunter W. Ragantesi, Justin Schmid, Alyssa A. Schutter, Richard Coulter, Bethany K. Deluca, Rachel Matthew M. Morgis, Alyssa M. Matthew J. Ritz, Sarah E. Roberts,
Kailee R. Krupski, Matthew D. Lee, M. Rinehimer, Rachael L. Ritz, Tay- M. Seiwell, Melanie L. Snyder, A. Deluca, Anna P. Dessoye, Daniel Myers, Jacob A. Mylet, Caitlin E. Kasey C. Rodgers, Heather
Michael R. Legg, Jane M. Lloyd, lor N. Rupp, Gabrielle T. Sher- David J. Supko, Dylan R. Truschel, J. Distasio, Zacary D. Duboff, Oliver, John K. Oplinger, Matthew J. Rucinski, Matthew M. Sandroski,
Rachel R. Maczuga, Stephanie Mai- manski, Elliot A. Snyder, Angela C. Stephen J. Walko, Jack H. Walsh, Jeffrey D. Engler, Paige L. Evans, Papsun, Alexandra Plaviak, Kirstin R. Schafer, Kevin B. Serin,
chin, Christian Malkemes, Brian M. Teberio, Kiana A. Thompson, Andrew Wisniewski, Juliet Wother- Bridget M. Fitzgerald, Carllie S. Kimberly I. Price, Ian E. Richardson, Sunish C. Shah, Kevin M. Sherry,
Markowski, Ethan T. Markowski, Dakota A. Vaughn, Matthew E. spoon, Victoria L. Yazwinsky, and Foley, Matthew J. Fry, Alexandria E. Jeffrey J. Roberts, Rachel A. Elisabeth M. Shovlin, Elizabeth L.
Rebecca G. Milano, Ashley E. Mis- Wascavage, Matthew M. Yanchus, Jackson Young. Geisler, Vincent T. Genoble, Sawka, Rasha G. Shaker, Simonton, Alex L. Simpson, Connor
cavage, Michael D. Novosel, and Nathan A. Yanchus. 11th grade Cassandra L. George, Rachel T. Samantha L. Snyder, Joshua C. W. Skiro, Shane M. Skonieczki,
Michela L. Pantano, Tapaswi J. Pa- High Honor Roll Principal’s Honor Roll Giraud, Jeffrey A. Golden, Brandon Sollenberger, Lauren Stemrich, Ethan D. Slembarski, William J.
tel, Kelci Piavis, Joshua T. Prezkop, Sundeep K. Bahl, Samantha Nicholas J. Aigeldinger, Sarah M. J. Hacken, Arianna Hewitt, Alan J. Alyssa Stencavage, Ellen D. Supko, Swartwood, Seda K. Taskaya, Sean
Rebecca M. Price, Sarah Prohaska, Basar, Baxter Bevins, Nina Brunetti, Andrews, Brooke L. Balliet, Lori A. Hilenski, Erica K. Hollock, Brian D. Samantha Surdy, Christina M. Tate, Jessica E. Vickers, Ryan R.
Charles J. Rafalko, Kenneth L. Sarah A. Burger, Timothy J. Carl, Bogumil, Rachel L. Bohn, Logan J. Hopersberger, Jenae N. Hudack, Tometchko, Ashley L. Vargas, Abby Windt, Paul J. Wodarczyk, and Luke
Reichard, Kyle R. Rozitski, Brandon Daniel A. Ceonzo, William G. Bretz, David A. Chang, Gabrielle S. Joshua D. Jones, Lindsey M. Wasiakowski, Robert T. A. Zack.
C. Ruckle, Rebecca A. Rutkowski, Columbo, Sean P. Conway, Meghan Coniglio, Xavier C. Cummings, Kastreva, Valerie R. Katulka, Philip Wendolowski, Courtney L. Williams,
Andrew J. Scutt, Katelynn M. Siejak, C. Demeglio, William M. Evans, Lindsey K. Dotzel, John P. Fazzini, C. Kaufman, Michael A. Klingler,
Jennifer A. Snyder, Julia E. Stopper,
Marne J. Stover, Marissa Surdy,
Christopher S. Fassari, Kelly A.
Foertsch, Jacob E. Geroski,
Mariah M. Flaim, Kelsey E.
Forsberg, Nickolas P. Forsberg,
Andrew J. Krysicki, Heather N.
Krzywicki, Joshua R. Lear, Hannah
WAES Toys for Tots drive
Ryan T. Tometchko, Patrick C. Elizabeth F. Gillen, Ross M. Gladey, Kayla M. Gegaris, Kaitlin R. Gower, M. Lee, Carissa M. Magnotta,
Walther, Jennifer L. Wells, Megan
R. White, Kendra N. Williams, and
Joseph C. Glowacki, Harry M. Goth-
reau, Thomas M. Goyne, Julianna
Hannah M. Gzemski, Susan Hao,
Jesus A. Jimenez-Jimenez, Kelsey
Shawn P. McCole, Kyle M.
McCormack, Nicholas J. Miale,
concludes this Friday
Taryn A. Wojnar. G. Grandinetti, Ashley A. Hopers- J. Jones, Timothy P. Kelly, Megan E. Randy L. Miller, Wyatt D. Mitchell, The Weatherly Area Elementary School Seventh Annual
Honor Roll berger, Alyssa B. Hughes, David J. Lasko, Brian D. Lee, Joseph N. Samantha L. Morgan, Eric T. Muse, Toys for Tots drive is continuing. New, unwrapped toys may
Joshua C. Amosson, Noah B. Huyler, Elizabeth M. Jones, Zachary Legg, Samantha M. Macko, Kelly L. Halle M. Orlove, Ian L. Palmeri,
be brought to the school any time until Friday, December 10.
Arcure, Thomas Armstrong V, Au- T. Jones, Alexandra S. Kintz, Carrie Madigan, Brian C. Madry, Karisa J. Rikesh P. Patel, David T. Perillo,
tumn N. Atkinson, Samantha Ayling, L. Knorr, Dominic Mack III, Briley V. McCormick, Sharmeen Z. Mian, Anthony V. Picataggio, Samantha With our help, the Marine Corps League was able to provide
Alyssa K. Davies, Jesse A. Davis, Marchetti, Carina Mazzoni, Ciara S. Gabrielle M. Prezkop, Jesse T. R. Quinn, Frederick Reyes, Michael toys to more than 2,000 children in Carbon and Schuylkill
Glynis C. Dean, William Dombroski, Michno, Andrew J. Munisteri, Emily Quintiliani, Cally M. Richardson, F. Scatton, Kaitlin M. Schafer, Counties last year.
Joseph A. Evanick, Wesley A. Geib, K. Orrson, Anna-Victoria Pantoliano, Jennifer M. Rutkowski, Jamie L.
Ziera C. Gilmore, Kristian C. Giv- Hursh N. Patel, Nilkumar V. Patel, Sheridan, Melissa A. Snyder,
ens, William D. Gommer, Keith Han-
sen JR, Nicole Hewitt, Sarah M.
Jones, Eric D. Jumper, Ali Khan,
Janki Pathak, Jillian X. Penney,
Christina M. Perry, Aaron Piavis,
Katelyn L. Pierce, Grace A. Pollock,
Bernard J. Socha, Colleen B. Taylor,
Steven M. Waskie, Mark J.
Wychock, John S. Yackiel JR, and
Martina M. Kleger, Adam F. Klim- Richard M. Pouffary, Jocelyn D. Joseph S. Zolnowski.
chok, Brian D. Knorr, Michelle R. Rasmus, Eric Rinehimer, Sean P. High Honor Roll
Lehman, Kaitlin Mangan, Paige N. Rossick, Angelina L. Rovinski, Kirstie L. Andes, Daniel J. An-
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6. Duke it out, in
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There are lots of funny Christmas songs out there. One such song is “All I Want for 17 18 19
Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth.” Donald Yetter Gardner wrote the song in 1944 while 10. Grab with a
teaching music to schoolchildren in Smithtown, NY.
With Christmas just around the corner, Gardner asked his young students what they toothpick 20 21 22 23
wanted that year. As they answered, Gardner noticed that almost all of them had lost 14. Warbucks's ward
one, if not both, of their front teeth.
Inspired, Gardner wrote “All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth” in about 15. Air freshener 24 25 26
half an hour. Spike Jones and the City Slickers recorded the song, and it was an instant
hit, climbing to the top of the music charts. Since then, the song has become a Christmas
favorite that has been recorded by many others including Alvin and the Chipmunks. 16. In __ land 27 28 29 30 31 32

33 34 35 36 37 38
17. Elementary piano
Jo k e s a n d R idd le s tune
39 40 41 42
19. Pic you can click
Q: What do reindeer hang on their 20. Mix of old oaters 43 44 45 46
Christmas trees? A: Hornaments. 21. Won __ soup
Advent Fir Lord Sauce 22. Bloodletter's 47 48 49 50
Q: What do snowmen like to eat for Angel Flock Magi Scrooge supply
lunch? A: Icebergers!
Baby Gift Manger Shopping 24. Pie-eyed 51 52 53 54 55 56
Brandy Gold Merry Sing 26. New Hampshire
What Rhymes with…
Candles Gravy Myrrh Sled college town 57 58 59 60 61

Cedar Green Noel Sleigh bells 27. Macho dude

62 63 64 65
Christ Ham O Holy Night Sleigh Ride 29. Mall booths
Comet Happy O Spirit 33. __ Valley, CA
66 67 68
List 10 words that rhyme with “notes.” 1. _____________ Cupid Holly Tannenbaum Star 36. Burnoose wearer
Dancer Inn Pie Tidings 38. A semitone 69 70 71
2. _____________ 3. _____________ 4. ____________
Dasher Ivy Pine Toast above C
5. _____________ 6. _____________ 7. ____________ Dolls Jesus Port Toys 39. Resting on American Profile Hometown Content 12/5/2010
Eggnog Jingle Bells Punch Vixen 40. "Separate
8. _____________ 9. _____________ 10. ___________
Elves Jolly Red Xmas Tables" star 68. Inventor Howe 10. Fictional, but 41. Set of
Some answers: boats, coats, dotes, floats, goats, oats, quotes, throats, totes, votes
Family Joy Reindeer Yule David 69. Become frayed realistic unspecified
Festival Lights Sales 42. "Doctor Zhivago" 70. Caterpillar 11. RPM dial magnitude, in
heroine construction 12. Succulent plant math
43. Change, 71. Call together, as 13. Disallows 44. Bring under
Twelve chemically troops 18. Goodson's TV control
Days 45. "__ Misbehavin'"
46. Springsteen's "__ DOWN
48. Destiny
50. __ child (hippie)
Challenge Fire"
47. Metroliner
1. Object of 23. Geraint's lady
25. Authoritarian
52. Metro entrance
54. Earth Day month
“The Twelve Days of Christmas” is a Sergeant Friday's
company, once 26. Rascally 55. Word before
popular Christmas carol. Here are quest
some questions about it. How many 49. Things 28. La Scala solo wave or basin
2. __ water
can you answer correctly? 51. Buggy people? 30. Fling to the mat 56. Fresh-mouthed
1) The gift on the fifth day is jewelry. Fact or Fiction? 53. Curtain folds 31. Corn syrup brand 57. Vittles
2) The gift on the 12th day is pipers piping. Fact or Fiction? 3. Subterranean
57. Stylish to the max 32. Getz or Kenton 58. Fine-tune
3) The gift on the first day is a turtledove. Fact or Fiction? dwarf
4) The gift on the eighth day is swans a-swimming. Fact or 60. __-mo replay 33. Poet Teasdale 59. Andean of old
Fiction? 4. __-hop
5) The gift on the third day is French hens. Fact or Fiction?
61. Lindstrom or 34. Tabloids 60. "Beat it!"
5. Final taker
6) The gift on the ninth day is ladies dancing. Fact or Fiction? Zadora twosome 64. Diarist Anaïs
7) The gift on the fourth day is geese a-laying. Fact or Fiction? 6. Drive to nowhere
8) The gift on the 10th day is lords a-leaping. Fact or Fiction? 62. Hit the horn 35. Medieval defense 65. Suffix with pay
9) The gift on the 13th day is silver. Fact or Fiction?
in particular
63. Be less than 37. Hell-__ or plug
10) The person giving the gifts is “my true love.” Fact or Fiction? 7. Snapshot, for
frank (determined)
66. In olden days
Fact, 9) Fiction, the song ends on the 12th day, 10) Fact
a pear tree, 4) Fiction, eight maids a-milking, 5) Fact, 6) Fact, 7) Fiction, four calling birds, 8)
67. Literary pen
8. Spot for a spat Answers on
Answers: 1) Fact, five golden rings, 2) Fiction, 12 drummers drumming, 3) Fiction, a partridge in
9. Look for again
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Dining Out
SENIOR CENTERS MENU Bake sale at breakfast to
Week of December 13:
Monday: Baked ham, baked sweet potato, green beans, benefit boys’ basketball
multigrain bread, peach pie. The Weatherly boysʼ varsi- can be dropped off the day
Tuesday: Macaroni & cheese, stewed tomatoes, whole ty and junior varsity basket- of the event or arrangements
wheat bread, apple strudel. Kountry Kitchen every day but Sunday, when
ball teams will hold a bake can be made to drop off
Wednesday: Grilled chicken breast, rice, Asian vegeta-
only brunch is offered until 3
bles, wheat roll, pumpkin pie.
Buffet and Grill p.m., followed by dinner until
sale on Sunday, December
12 from 7 a.m. until the end
items the day before the
bake sale. Pies, brownies
Thursday: Hot turkey sandwich, succotash, whole wheat Terrace Plaza, Hazleton closing. of the Silver Ridge breakfast and cookies are preferred.
bread, cranberry sauce. by Seth Isenberg Mondays through at approximately 1 p.m. or Volunteers are also need-
Friday: Stuffed chicken breast, glazed carrots, dinner roll, The Kountry Kitchen Buffet Thursdays, meals can be until all items are sold at the ed to work the sale. For
peppermint parfait. Silver Ridge Hunting Club in more information, call Ty
and Grill on Poplar Street in packaged for take-out for
Weatherly. Harris at 267-5113.
the Heights of Hazleton, right $3.99 a pound. Another spe-
Coming Events next to the Heritage Shur- cial is that two or more peo-
The sale is supported by
parents and friends of the
Officials would like to
extend a special thank you
Save Market, is a nice new ple enjoy dinner on Monday teams and the Silver Ridge to Silver Ridge Hunting Club
DECEMBER 9 & 10, DECEMBER 12, Sunday addition to the area’s dining through Thursday for just Hunting Club. Officials are for allowing them to conduct
Thursday & Friday – – Christmas Cantata, pre- scene. It offers a wide variety $9.99 each. If it’s your birth- asking for support from boysʼ the bake sale during their
Scholastic Book Fair, spon- sented by Weatherly Com- parents, guardians and the monthly breakfast.
of foods on its steam tables day, show a driver’s license community. Food donations
sored by Fairview Ele- bined Choir
mentary School, Mountain DECEMBER 17, Friday – including many local favorites or birth certificate to enjoy a
Top Holiday House Decorating (my favorite so far is the pot free meal.
DECEMBER 10, Friday – Contest, sponsored by roast), and where you can Ruth and I have yet to turn
Homemade Cookie Sale, Weatherly Lions Club also enjoy a custom grilled out for the attractively priced
sponsored by Centenary DECEMBER 26, Sunday steak from their grill station. breakfast, $5.99 or Sunday
United Methodist Church, – Breakfast, sponsored by
Weatherly Flying Aces Motorcycle Club,
There’s a great variety of brunch, $9.99, and we plan
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White Haven Area Church- Breakfast, sponsored by tioned entrées. Soft drinks, Dinner at 4 p.m. See their ad ³7KLVLVQ¶W
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coffee and tea are “unlimit- for further details
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sponsored by St. Vincent If there is room, desserts up to host parties of up to 75 WUHDWIRU\RX
DePaul Society of St. Peter Breakfast, sponsored by are fresh-baked and plentiful in the main dining room. GRWRJHWKHU´
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Drama Review by Pete Chapla Continued from page A1

to appoint director William
Gerhard. Dougherty declined
a nomination to serve as an
alternate representative on
Ensemble members and
BTE presents “A Christmas Story” community actors are excel-
serve as Weatherly Area’s the Joint Operating Com-
representative on CCTI’s mittee and the board appoint-
Ralphie Parker wants St. story in flashback, showing a keeps the action lively and lent to a person.
Joint Operating Committee. ed Russell instead.
Nick to be lively and quick for nostalgic affection for “kid- inventive. Characters like the There is a lot more, but
The board ultimately agreed
one reason – to deliver a cov- dom,” and often joins the imaginary Black Bart and his revealing too much would
eted Christmas present to his action set in the mid 1940s. gang of desperados (Andrew deprive first time viewers of
home in Hohman, In-
diana: a Red Ryder car-
“When what to my
wandering eye should appear
Hubatsek, Daniel Roth,
Rosemary Brownlow,
distinctive pleasures. Al-
though those of a certain age
bine-action, two hundred David Menich) saunter will recognize treasured mo- This week’s White Haven Chapter TOPS meeting began
But a miniature sleigh ments from their own child- with the pledge and roll call. Dona reported the Chosen
shot Range Model air onto the stage from the
and eight tiny reindeer, hoods, “A Christmas Story “ Achiever to be Ursula and the no-no as sour cream.
rifle with a compass in aisles, and classic holi-
With a little old driver so has delights for anyone who
the stock and a thing that day moments – the visit November contest awards certificates were presented to
lively and quick, also wants St. Nicholas to be members Bev, Dona, Bernadette, Shelly, Laura, and Ursula.
tells time. That present to Santa at the depart-
I knew in a moment it lively and quick.
provides the focus to one ment store, picking out The group played the Food Pyramid game, with Shelly
must be St. Nick!” “A Christmas Story” runs being the winner. The program discussion included ways to
of the funniest and most the Christmas tree, and
— Clement Clarke Moore, through December 23; for cut down on eating all those holiday treats. We learned
beloved of Yuletide tales the anticipated turkey
“A Visit from St. Nicholas” tickets and information call about weight gain during this time and how easy it is to put
– “A Christmas Story” by dinner – are given a
Jean Shepherd. The story Mother (Cassandra Pisie- comic edge that makes them the BTE Box Office at 1-800- on, then difficult to take off. So, let’s be cautious about our
became the basis of a popu- czko) and the Old Man familiar but not outlandish, 282-0283 or go to boxof- intake of calories!
lar movie in 1983 and was (Richard Cannaday) seem to The large cast of both Bev will have members create a winter craft at Monday’s
later adapted by Phillip thwart the quest of Ralphie meeting. Please bring a glue gun, white glue, and scissors.
Grecian for the stage. And (Foster Krupp alternating Please join us. Meetings are Mondays, 5:30 to 7 p.m., at
now Bloomsburg Theatre with Logan Kissinger) for the the United Methodist Church Social Hall, White Haven.
Ensemble devotes its consid- air rifle at every turn, includ-
erable talents to bring it to the ing the standard BB gun Fibromyalgia group not meeting
Alvina Krause Theatre. dodge, “You’ll shoot your eye in January or February
The grownup Ralphie out.” The Hazleton Fibromyalgia fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue
(Gerard Stropnicky) tells the James Goode’s direction Support Group usually meets syndrome or similar chronic
on the first Wednesday of illness. Friends and relatives
St. Ann’s Band plans each month at Faith United
Church of Christ, located off
are also welcome.
The group’s web site is:
holiday concert These Weatherly Area High
School students helped
contract at a local studio.
These students were part
Airport Beltway, behind the
Toyota dealership, Hazleton.
For more information or
The Freeland St. Ann’s The concert will feature a McCann School and the of the effort that raised However, there will be no directions, call Carol Vilcko at
Band is in final preparations wide variety of Christmas and American Cancer Society more than $2,000 for the meetings in January or 788-7363, Debbie Mainiero
for its annual Christmas con- seasonal selections ranging raise funds last week by American Cancer Society February. at 454-2821, Alice Powell at
cert on Sunday, December from traditional and classical participating in Battle for in Carbon, Luzerne and New people are always 788-3847, Michelle Hrino at
19 at 2 p.m. at the MMI to swing and pop. the Battle, a dance off and Schuylkill Counties. welcome to attend. Meetings 788-0917 or Stacy Morris at
Preparatory School auditori- A free-will donation will be rock band competition held Photo by Donnell Stump are open to anyone with 403-6063.

um. taken at the door. at Lakeside Ballroom on
Friday, December 3. Front
New OA group row, Audrey Graham and
Vanessa Richeson were
meeting in Lehighton joined by in the second
row, Abby Ormiston, Alexis
Compulsive overeaters are Overeaters Anonymous is (All Trees Under Cover)
Berger, Sarah Peiser and
invited to a new weekly meet- not a diet club. There are no • Wreaths • Tree Stands • “Stand Straight” Stands & Drilling
Brittney Isom in the dance
ing of Overeaters Anony- dues, fees or weigh-ins. The
off. The girls competed • Firewood • Deer Corn
mous, held weekly on Wed- only requirement for mem-
with the group Lack of
nesdays at 6:30 p.m. at the bership is a desire to stop
Control. The four male stu- • Corn for Corn Burners
All Saints Episcopal Church, eating compulsively.
301 North Second Street, For more information,
dents in the back row,
Jesse Hollingsworth,
Open 7 Days a Week
Lehighton. please contact Mary at 570-
Christian Ormiston, Sam- 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
son Walton and Kyle 93 South Make Right onto
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PIE introduces Attendance Matters Incentive Program

Ask any employer to name
an important policy in the
workplace or among workers.
They will stress that employ-
ee attendance is key. Without
people showing up for work,
how would anything be
accomplished? It is very
important to prepare the
younger generation for work-
ing in the future.
Since attendance at work
is vital, many high schools
have been increasingly push-
ing students to attend school
Andrew Ray, age 11, a 6th grade student at Weatherly daily. Responsible and con-
Area Middle School, bagged this 12 point buck on scientious students choose
November 30. Weighing in at 180 pounds, it was his to come to school every day.
first deer, shot with a 30-30 Marlin after school at the It can be assumed that, when ATTENDANCE MATTERS to these Crestwood High School PIE representatives, shown
Silver Ridge Hunting Club, Weatherly. the time comes, it will be left to right: Josh Dessoye, Kristyn Giarratano, Matt Ritz, Lindsay Brown, and Crestwood
these people who succeed in High School Guidance Counselor Harry Zearfoss.
life because they will also Area, and Crestwood School The representatives of aging kids to attend school
take the initiative to attend Districts. In order to persuade Crestwood High School are could be something that will
work daily. The more people more students to come to looking for local businesses help out our society in the
that work and the more tasks school this program offers that would like to support the long run.
that are completed, will various prizes each quarter Attendance Matters program. Businesses interested in
ensure for a prosperous soci- to students who have main- Businesses can show their participating should contact
ety. tained a record of perfect support through contributions the Greater Hazleton Part-
Partners in Education, a attendance. Offering prizes directly to Greater Hazleton ners in Education, 1 South
501(c)3 non-profit organiza- as a reward for perfect atten- Partners in Education. Any Church Street, Suite 303,
tion of local businesses and dance is a wonderful idea, donations such as gift cards Hazleton, PA 18201, 450-
education partners, has set student representatives to or gift baskets will be award- 6314,, Attn:
up an incentive program PIE believe. After all, even a ed to the students. Contri- Edward S. Lyba, Ed.D,
called Attendance Matters in working adult is rewarded butions of any kind would be Executive Director, or go to
the Hazleton Area, Weatherly with a paycheck. greatly appreciated. Encour-

Senior project collecting items for local Marine

For his graduation project, start bringing in your items. A Peach Rings; Powdered Oatmeal packages.
Weatherly Area High School $1 donation also counts as Drink Mix such as Crystal Entertainment items like
13 POINT BUCK: Jim Burke of Dennison Township Junior Matt Caccese will be one item. There are donation Light and Gatorade; Fruit playing cards; paperback
shot this 13-point buck on the second day of deer sea- collecting items for Matt boxes in all the homerooms Snacks; Animal Crackers in novels; or puzzle books. also,
son at 7:45 a.m., while hunting in Bear Creek. It Mitchell (WAHS Class of and in the office. bags not other containers; pads of paper and ink pens
weighed in around 130 pounds. Burke has been hunt- 2008) and his Marine pla- Among the items being col- Ramen Noodles or Instant (to write letters home).
ing for 47 years. This is the biggest deer he’s bagged toon, who are serving over- lected are Toiletries - Soup; Granola Bars/Energy Send donations in with
so far. seas. There is an information Deodorant, Shampoo, Soap, Bars; Mints; Kellogg’s Pop WAHS students or drop them
board with photos located in Body Wash (travel size); Tarts; Peanuts and Sunflower off at the high school office at
Christmas in the Park the office, and Caccese
encourages anyone who is
Toothpaste (travel size),
Toothbrush, and Floss;
Seeds; Trail Mix; Ritz Peanut
Butter Crackers; and instant
601 Sixth Street, Weatherly.

plans finalized interested to take a look at it

and find it in your heart to
Mouthwash (travel size);
Combs, Shaving Cream November Senior of
The 14th annual Christmas erly Area Community Library help these soldiers out. (travel size), Lotion (travel
in the Park festivities will be
held Saturday, December 11
and a model train display.
Christmas music will be
If 250 items are donated by
December 20 the students
size); Baby Wipes; Chap
stick; and Q-Tips.
the Month at WAHS
at Eurana Park in Weatherly. played throughout the after- will be watching movies on Foods including Chewing Susan Funk, daughter of
This year’s theme is Candy noon. Thursday, December 23. So if Gum; Slim Jims; Tootsie Rolls the late Richard W. Funk, and
Land. Help would be appreci- There will be artwork on you’re a WAHS student and and other candy that doesn’t Darrell and Susan
ated from anyone who would display from the Weatherly you don’t want to sit in class melt (Ex: Starburst and Davidovich, Weatherly, has
be interested in volunteering. Area Elementary School stu- all day and do work, then Licorice); Sugarless Gum; been named Senior of the
Donations of goodies for the dents and children from Zions Month for November at
dessert table will also be Nursery School. Weatherly Area High School.
On Saturday, Santa will
Trees in the pavilion will be
decorated by members of the
WACL Notes She is the president of the
Weatherly Area High School
arrive on the fire engine at 1 Weatherly Senior Center, Barb Wagner was the win- on December 24 and De- chapter of the National Honor
p.m. and will visit with the chil- Zions After-School Program, ner of the Thanksgiving Dé- cember 31. In case of bad Society, the captain of the
dren from 1:10 to 3 p.m. Each Knights of Columbus, Weath- cor basket at the Weatherly weather, to ensure the safety girls’ soccer team, and a stu-
child will receive a gift from erly Rotary Club and Interact Area Community Library. of employees, volunteers and dent board member of Can-
Santa and be treated to hot Club, Cub Scouts, St. The Library will be closed patrons, the library may not Do Hazleton. She is a mem-
dogs and birch beer. Matthew’s Church, Weatherly open. Call 427-5085 to ber of the County Band, Pinebrook Bible Conference,
Other activities will include Ambulance Association, Bingo tonight check. Student Forum, and TATU, and is employed as a cus-
a craft with the Weatherly Weatherly Area Community and participated in the Hugh tomer service worker at
Area High School Interact Chest, Red Hat Ladies and
at YMCA Send information
O’Brien Youth Leadership Kentucky Fried Chicken in
about your
Club, letter-writing to Santa the Girl Scouts. The pavilion The Freeland YMCA will organization’s events Conference. Susan has Hazleton.
with members of the Weath- will be open Thursday, De- host bingo on Thursday, De- to: journalnews@ received a full ROTC scholar- Sponsors for the month of
Journal deadline is always cember 9 at 6 p.m. for organ- cember 9. ship and plans to enter the November are Community
izations to decorate their Doors will open at 4:30 or call 443-9131 Navy. News and Cloverdale Farms,
5 p.m. Monday.
trees. p.m. xt304 for the editor. She participates in the Inc.

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Cookie Sale is Friday Interact Club collecting gifts for Weatherwood

Centenary United Meth- per container. Faculty, staff and students (men too), fleece blankets sweatshirts and sweatpants, baseball hats, personal trim-
odist Church in Weatherly will Members are asked to of the Weatherly Area School (men too), perfume, diabetic bodywash, pen, large and x- mers (AAA batteries), men’s
be holding their annual have their cookies at the District are encouraged to woman’s socks, button large colored t-shirts, diabet- body wash.
homemade cookie sale this church the night before, bring in a gift for a resident at sweaters. ic men’s socks, men’s button Please do not send can-
Friday, December 10 from 1- Thursday, December 9 by 6. the Weatherwood facility. The Men: Aftershave, large sweaters, flannel shirts, dles of any type.
4 p.m. in the church social Volunteers are needed for gift collection will continue
hall. Cookies will cost $7.50 cookie packing at that time. until Tuesday, December 21. L&L reports calls, progress on new equipment
This year they are asking that The Lehigh & Lausanne L&L received a grant from a private buyer from out of
Centenary collects warm items the gift be unwrapped so it Volunteer Fire Company had State Representative Keith state. A special tanker alarm
Members and friends of December 12, they will be can be best directed to the a total of 9 alarms for the McCall’s office through the was set up until the new
Centenary United Methodist collecting any new item of residents. It may be placed in month of November: 5 QRS DCED for a new Utility/Brush Tender arrives.
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Blue Christmas service offers
respite from holiday bustle Total purification, Dr. T’s, and
Christ United Methodist ple—the grieving and the
Church in Mountain Top will
hold a Blue Christmas Ser-
vice December 21 at 7 p.m.
lonely—dread the approach
of the holiday season. They
have no heart for the cheer
Figas Contracting all win
Brightly wrapped pack- and the bustle, the anticipa- by John Furmanchin The Aces are now 7-3 on the The Aces used a 14-2 to play, frustrating the
ages, Christmas trees, holi- tion and the excitement. Ten games are now in the year and hold a one game opening quarter blitz and Contractors through the first
day parties, holly and the The members of Christ books, and it seems as edge over 6-4 Rockport. were never threatened as six minutes and put them
scent of pine, unending up- United Methodist Church in though it will be a battle for Below is a recap of last the upended a depleted behind after a quarter for the
beat carols in shops and Conyngham recognize the second place in the weekʼs games: Rockport (only five players first time all year, 6-2. The
malls, visits from friends and struggles grieving people Weatherly Youth Basketball Total Purification – 36, took the court), 24-18. Orange and Black regrouped
family, baking and cooking, often face during the holi- Junior League. Douglas Excavating – 19 After the aforementioned and used a 14-4 spurt to
food everywhere—and the days and invite all to their This past Friday, Figas Jared Zaremba poured in quarter, Dr. Tʼs continued to grab a 16-10 lead at the
awed, hushed joy of welcom- second annual Blue Christ- Contracting had all they 16 points and Chris Gerhart build on the lead, taking a break. Mengle tried to hang
ing a tiny Infant to our world mas Service on Tuesday, could handle for the first 12 sliced his way to 14 as Total commanding 22-6 lead into tough, but a 15-8 third
and our hearts—these are December 21, the longest minutes against a pesky methodically pulled away to the final six. With reserves squashed any hopes of an
the images and memories of night of the year. The service Mengle Coal & Oil squad. dismantle the Diggers, 36-19 playing most of the quarter, upset. The Contractors then
Christmas most of us cele- begins at 7 p.m. The Contractors found them- The winners jumped out to Rockport made the score used an 8-4 fourth quarter to
brate and treasure. For more information call selves in a strange position, an 8-2 lead after one, and respectable with a 12-2 run. set the final score at 39-22.
But each year some peo- Debbie at 474-5243. trailing after one quarter. The maintained the six point Anthony Wehnert hustled Stephen MacNeal just
Orange and Black then used cushion at intermission. A in 10 points to show the way missed hitting double figures
Christmas Eve service planned a 29-12 scoring advantage 12-9 third upped the margin for Dr. Tʼs. Nicholas Berger as he finished with a person-
On Friday, December 24 Front St . All are welcome. in the middle quarters to pull to 26-17 heading to the netted six, while Derek al-high nine points. Elijah
at 7 p.m., a Christmas Eve For more information, call away and moved to 10-0 on fourth, where a 10-2 surge Houser and Sam Hoffman Derr swished in six, Megan
service of carols and word the Rev. Glen Hueholt at the season with a 39-22 vic- sealed the deal for Total. dropped in four each. Peifer was held to a season-
will be held at Freeland 722-8803. tory. Nicholas Pleban and Jeremy Moserʼs 10 points low five, while Scotty Zoscin
Presbyterian Church, 625 With the win, the league Devin Schlauch added four shared game scoring honors and Luke Derr tossed in
leaders reduced their magic and two points apiece in the and Kloe Coll rimmed the three and two points each,


number to clinch a third win. remaining eight points in the respectively for the winners.
straight title to three. Antonio Colecioʼs seven loss. Kevin Osifat took game
In other games played at points paced the “Green Figas Contracting – 39, scoring laurels as he scored
the Eurana Park Pavilion, Machine.” Kyle Dice and Mengle Coal & Oil – 22 all 22 points for Mengleʼs.
Heating Oil • Anthracite Total Purification captured
their third win in four games
Mason Gerhart canned four
each, while a bucket each
Emily Zoscin fired in a
career-best 16 points and
Julie Mongiello and Caleb
Schock played well in the
Coal by the Bag—Rice, Pea, Nut by racing past Douglas was scored by Anthony the Contractors overcame a setback.
Hauling Excavating 36-19. Dr. Tʼs
took over sole possession of
Maguschak and Jarred
sluggish start to knock off an
inspired Mengle Coal & Oil
Mushroom Soil • Topsoil • Stone second with a 24-18 con- Dr. T’s Aces – 24, team, 39-22. Figas Contracting 10 0
Sand • Sea Rocks quest of Rockport Collision. Rockport Collision – 18 The Red and Black came Dr. Tʼs Aces 7 3
Rockport Collision 6 4
MENGLE 247 Hudsondale Street Send information about your organization’s events to: Total Purification 4 6
FUEL CO. Mengle Coal & Oil 2 8
Douglas Excavating 1 9

or call 443-9131 xt304 for the editor.

House For Sale miss it!
Harrisburg Holiday Fun
at Whitaker Center for Science
938-940 North St, Quiet Neighborhood and the Arts
Dallas Hickory Hills Imagine 1.5 acres in Strouds-
First Floor Condo, completely Freeland #07-2330 NEW CONSTRUCTION Three ways to kick off the sea-
Country charmer with in town
White Haven By Butler Valley Blders. 3
burg, tucked away on a hidden
redecorated and nicely fur- Gorgeous & immaculate son, through January 2 at Whitaker
nished. 2 BR, 1 3/4 BA, Sitting conveniences. Currently used
Custom built in ’04, bi-level, 3+BR, White Haven BR/2 Bath Ranch in Beau-
driveway and just two blocks
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energy eff., private gated com- cozy family room has a great Santa vs. the Snowman 3D; & A
storage, patio, tennis, golf, income potential. 5 BR, 2 1/2
munity w/pool, lake and security. Ranch home with large Area. Includes public Sewer
wood stove. The garage has an room, 1 1/2 bath in private
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Haz. SD, close to I-80, shopping deck. Set on 4 acres. enclosed breezeway to the
quick sale $115,000. suite, and low taxes. Additional Call LORI COOK house–never get wet or cold! Country Place. mation and show times visit
and Pocono Resorts. Owner relo- Asking $295,000.
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Jane Kopp Real Estate Aim High Realty, Inc
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Call Valerie
Call today 09-2361 $189,900 Asking $150,000
LEWITH & FREEMAN R.E. CENTURY 21 Select Group ARTS (2787).
288-7481 570-443-7860
Call Owner (570) 579-6411
or (570) 956-2594 at (718) 217-8875 Addt’l Lots Avbl. for Custom Homes! 570-643-2100 ask for Betty Call 203 262-8419 Rt. 15 ByWay of the Arts is offer-
ing a Holiday Pass, featuring a
dozen participating partners where
shoppers can save 15 percent on
their purchases. This special, run-
ning through December 31, will
407 Luzerne St., Freeland White Haven allow holiday shoppers a chance to
185 Birch Knoll Dr., Hazleton
List # 07-2311 Coolbaugh Township ARROWHEAD LAKES 3BR/2.5BA House on 1.08
List # 08-65 Falls, PA
avoid crowded malls and be treated
Well maintained 1/2 double with WOW - NOT IN A Cozy Ranch, close to beach, Arrowhead Lakes Acres in a private lake commu-
to a more intimate, personalized
newer windows. All appliances stay! New 3 BR, 21/2 BA Colonial nity. Close to parks, gamelands, Newer pre-manufactured home Ranch on 1+ Acre Lot! 2
COMMUNITY private pool and clubhouse.
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Included is a 1,000 sq. ft. ranch with 1.81 acres, 4 BR/ 3 full BA, garage, 4 BR, sunroom, 2 full BA, and casino. Minutes to Poco-
2BR, 1BA, custom kitch. and LR. Eat-in-kitchen w/oak cabi- closets in all BRs, MBR has gar- baths. Two Tier Deck! hunters can take advantage of dis-
3,000 sq. ft., two fireplaces, 16x25 large LR with fireplace, din- nos, Hazleton and Wilkes-Barre.
Ideal for rental or relatives. Lot 14, nets, Dining Room, Living Only $189,000. den tub. Natural gas heat with SHARP! counts from galleries and individual
master, newly remodeled, extra liv- ing area. All appliances! Pri- custom stone FP. Lg open kitch-
block 4 off of Juniper St must be ing area for big family. One year vate, gated community. Price Room, 1870 sq. ft. Near Gordon & Long artists or receive discounted rates at
included in sale $106,000 beach. Seller will assist Real Estate LLC en. On leased property.$53,900. selected bed & breakfasts. To down-
warranty on elec, plumb, heat. Reduced–Asking $158,500 Cindy King
Century 21 Select Group $189,000 w/mtge. $219,000 Century 21 Select Group load the Holiday pass or for more
Call Brian McCardle at Call Colleen 570.675.4400 Office
Call Brian McCardle at Ed Beckendorff
Call (570) 350-2245 (570) 239-8862
Call Paul Weaver (owner) 570.690.2689 Direct
information visit
800.779.2584 (x 23) (570) 269-1773 800.779.2584 (x 23)
Park and Forest Award
Nominations Due December 30,
Public Invited to
Submit Nominations
The Pennsylvania Parks and
Rhodo Mountain Estates DRUMS RANCH! Mt. Pocono Summit Forests Foundation invites the pub-

Lake Ariel - Extra Lot! MLS NO. 08-1436 lic to celebrate the importance of
Looking for seclusion? Mag- Furnished 4 BR home boasts Towamensing Trails Pointe Community Nestled on side street in down-
nificent country post & beam Panoramic Country Setting! Pocono Summit (Emerald Lakes). parks and forests by nominating a

finished lower level w/ built in Cozy 3 BR, 2 BA, LR, FP, eat Brick Ranch w/Heated Gar, town Mt. Pocono, 2-bedroom
home, cedar siding & decks, Three year old dream rancher 3BR, 2BA, LR, DR, new Kitch- Brand new, 4 brs, 2 -1/2 baths, park, forest, or volunteer friends
bar, woodstove, Vaulted Ceil- in kitchen w/ breakfast bar. 2 with cute little yard. Hardwood
cherry cabinets, stone fire- with 3-4 BR, 2 1/2 BA. Amen- en, Computer Rm, Sun Rm, Lg. garage, new appliances, carpet,
ing Living room has stone fire- floors, very clean. Nice front group that represents the best of the

ities too numerous to mention. decks. Newer windows, slid-
place, & full finished base- Generator, Central AC, Full
place, loft, deck $251,092
Call Cheryl for detailed informa- ing doors and Carpet. Sold
Basement & Deck. Handi-
porch. Ready to move in. fixtures, low dues, lakes, best. PPFF established the awards
ment. For 24 hour recorded $85,000
fully Furnished. Asking clubhouse, pools etc.

information & address, call tion. $298,500! capped access. Minutes to bus, program in 2007 to recognize the
Keller Williams Real Estate
1-800-722-1389 and enter
M.S. PECORA, REALTOR $174,900. shopping, & casino. $202,000. Must See, asking outstanding service, programs and
34 E. Broad St. Call 215-997-9249 Ask for Dorothy Gross
code 2476. Alyce Lentz Call Vincent at 570-421-2890 or $195,000 by owner. exemplary work being done at state
West Hazleton, PA 18202 View pics at www.forsaleby
Mary Enck Realty, Inc. 888-774-8488 570-455-9463 570-839-1393 or 801-2943 direct 570-620-6549. 570-355-5366 parks and forest. The awards will be
presented at the 4th annual banquet
to be held on Tuesday, May 3, at the
Harrisburg Country Club.
The award categories are as fol-
401 Pohopoco Road Cliff Jones Keystone Legacy
East Stroudsburg - Albrightsville
Lake Naomi MUST SEE! Award – the top honor, given to a
Pocono Farms East - Pocono Lake, Stoney Hollow Rd. List #07-10738
32 Split Rock Lane Drums, PA Price - $249,900 Gorgeous! 2 Decks, Hot Tub, 1+ Fully remodeled Dutch Cape w/new MBR suite, 3BR, 2BA, stone FP, group, individual, or business, cho-
2500 Sq. Foot 2 Story - 4 Bdrm/3 Bath Acre lot, Front porch, master 3817 Norfolk Rd, Tobyhanna
Pocono Pines 3 BR 1.5 BA
roof. 3 bdrm, 1.5 ba w/tiles, big deck, tile foyer, 1.13 acre cor- sen at the discretion of PPFF.
Home - Great Area - 100 X 200 Very suite w/fireplace, living room w/ laundry room, tiled eat-in kitchen. ner lot. House is eligible for 100%
4 BR, 2 BA, Gas and Elec heat Nice Yard. Rear Deck / 2 Car Garage - 1905 sf well maintained financing through the PHFA/
Presidentʼs Award – recognizing
Furnished, 2 large decks, close brick fireplace, crown molding, New well pump. 1.5 acre lot/
Spacious Rms Throughout w/ New Eat in kitchen w/ island! $249,450 single family home built 2002 1
⁄2 wooded. Adjoins state land. RURAL Housing Programs. Fur- outstanding citizens or businesses
to lake, pool and club. Ex. cond. Hardwood Floors/Carpet & Tile. Formal approx 0.29ac. No development. 15x20 shed. niture negotiable. $244,900 that have made an impact in pro-
Inspected. $239,900 Dining Room and Ceramic Tiled For sale by owner. Pocono Resorts Realty
Close to I 80, whitewater tecting open space, conservation,
Lake Naomi Real Estate Kitchen w/ breakfast area, Family Rm Listing #22463365 Sandra Ortiz
w/ Full Stone FP. Master Bedrm w/ large rafting, casino and ski resort outdoor recreation or volunteerism.
Justin Higgins Reduced to $165,000 (570) 443-9555 x19
570-646-2222 WIC & 3/4 Private Bath - A Must See! Liz Robbins Only $169,700 Call owner Bobby (570) 233-7670 Joseph Ibberson Government
800-537-1479 Call 570-236-0145 for more info. 888-774-8488 Call Aggie (609) 213-3332 1-347-248-7207 Award – given to a person or
department at any level of govern-
ment to recognize their work in the
stewardship of Pennsylvaniaʼs state
park and forest system.
RE Park of the Year – given in to rec-
ognize a park for their exemplary or
Beautiful expanded Cape Cod Holiday Pocono Well-maintained, 3- 3-bedroom, 2 bath ranch home
features 4 bedrooms, 3 baths,
innovative work in and or all of the
bdrm. home on quiet, wooded lot in in Pocono Mountain Lake com- One acre wooded lot with Skiers—Ski Lift is across the
and sit on 33+acres, granite friendly, secure community. Easy
following: customer service, educa-
munity, Kidder Township. 380 W. Ridge St., Lansford 1 bedroom cottage, Lakefront contemporary, street from this 4 Bdr, 2 Bth
countertops, family room, walk to pristine lakes for swimming/ Immaculate townhome. Nice 1 acre wooded lot, large deck
tion, programming or recreation;
Weatherly Area School District. just off Route 115 in home. Fireplace, loft, fully fur-
oversized 2-car garage, pond, boating/fishing. Large screened neighborhood, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath. overlooks the lake, 3 bedrooms, stewardship of the natural, cultural,
porch, sunny lawns, pellet stove. Near Turnpike & I-80. 2-car Blakeslee. 1 bedroom nished and located on 1 acre.
water garden & orchard. Sunroom off large kitchen with 1.5 baths, full basement with 1-car or historic assets; and/or accommo-
REASONABLE OFFERS garage. fireplace, fened backyard, front 1 bath, kitchen/living Great first time home buyer or
$598,750. For 24 hour $109,900.
garage, front & rear decks.
dation of special needs of visitors.
WILL BE CONSIDERED. porch, big living room, vinyl siding, room. Great investment; $475,000. investor home. $89,900.
recorded information &
address, call 1-800-722-1389
MLS #10-5186 Peters Real Estate asphalt roof, basement, all
possible owner financing. For 24 hour recorded information & Keller Williams Real Estate Forest of the Year – to recognize
Asking $129,000 appliances and furniture. address, call 1-800-722-1389 and Call Dorothy Gross
Route 940, White Haven a forest district for its innovative and
and enter code 2836. DIETER METZGER $36,000 $55,000. Call Gary at enter code 2416. 570-421-2890 Office
Mary Enck Realty, Inc. 570-443-8882 exemplary work in both forest man-
917-913-7873 Call Marie, 570-972-8715 352-229-3111 Mary Enck Realty, Inc. 570-620-6549 Direct
agement and recreation for a wide
range of activities.
Friends Group Awards – three
Advertise your home awards are given for recognition of

achievements made by volunteer
friends groups. They include awards
for sale for $99 for volunteerism, improvement, and
Beautiful contemporary with education.
until it sells! 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, formal
dining room with see through
This Cape Cod features 3 bed-
rooms, 1 bath, den, full base- The foundation invites interested
Ad must include a picture Must see! Lakefront raised chalet fireplace into the great room, ment & 2-car garage. Beautiful citizens to make nominations. For
of the house and a price. with 4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, family hardwood floors, backs up to cherry cabinets, formal dining nomination forms, or for information
One change is fixed free during the first four weeks. room, laundry, new kitchen & room, & propane fireplace. on sponsoring an award, please
Further changes cost $20 each. gamelands, close to school.
much more! Situated on 1.16 acres $179,900. For 24 hour
with 115 ft lake frontage. $247,000. For 24 hour visit our website: PaParksAnd
Call Seth at $489,000. For 24 hour recorded recorded information & recorded information &, or contact Marci
address, call 1-800-722-1389
Special 443-9131, ext. 302
for more details
information & address, call
1-800-722-1389 and enter code
2766. Mary Enck Realty, Inc.
address, call 1-800-722-1389
and enter code 2776.
Mary Enck Realty, Inc.
and enter code 2366.
Mary Enck Realty, Inc.
Mowery, (717) 236-7644, mmowery-
Park Service, notes that the

Veterans’ Corner Pacific was the worldʼs larg-

est battlefield. For the first
by John Kearns time, each of the bombed
Hawaii military bases –
Two Major were there Dec. 7, 1941. bomber bears down on the Wheeler, Bellows, Hickam,
WWII Events The new museum has entrance of the Attack and Ewa, Kaneohe and Schofield
Call For De- three sections, Road to War, Aftermath section of the – will be honored. The plan is
c e m b e r Oahu 1941, and Attack and museum. Behind it is a 25- to make it an annual tradi-
Remember- Aftermath, occupying more foot-long mural, painted by tion.
ance than 7,000 square feet of noted naval artist Tom What was a three-acre
Monument honors Pearl space, double that of the old Freeman, described as “the national park is now expand-
Harbor Day sacrifices and museum. “Before, we had moment the torpedoes were ed to a 17-acre monument
war in the Pacific on 69th only the story of the attack, released from the Japanese that includes the USS Bowfin
Anniversary: HONOLULU – “Now we offer the viewer a subs and the bombs began Submarine Museum and
“Visitors who have seen look into life in Hawaii, the falling, the moment before Park, the Battleship Missouri
what was called the USS attitudes of America and “hell broke loose in Hawaii.” Memorial and the Pacific
Arizona Memorial in Pearl Japan, and the elements of The exhibits include an Aviation Museum Pearl Har-
Harbor need to come back,” war. “It was never our inten- interactive Japanese code- bor. A tour of the USS Bowfin
“Newcomers to the history of tion to ignore the people of breaking challenge and ex- submarine offers the history MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY was observed October 23
war in the Pacific will have Hawaii and the important tensive displays of memora- of the more than 3,500 sub- with a luncheon served to area veterans by the members
their breath taken away.” part they played in the suc- bilia donated by survivors mariners lost in WWII. The of V.F.W. Post 6615 Ladies Auxiliary of White Haven.
After years of planning and cess of our defeat of the and their families. Climate- Battleship Missouri Memorial Auxiliary member Donna Topito is shown serving soups,
fundraising, the all-new, $56 enemy. Included are stories controlled cases allow the is best known as the site of salads and sandwiches to Jean Bradley and Leroy Nilla,
million center will open 69 of the civilians who worked display of artifacts never Japanʼs surrender, ending a World War II veteran.
years after the attack on side by side with the military before shown. On exhibit for World War II. The Pacific
Pearl Harbor by the and the impact on the the first time is a letter that Aviation Museumʼs fighter
Japanese military forces – Hawaiians when their sacred never reached its destina- planes and exhibits fill the them to the memorial. By tells the story of the ships
the act that sent America to harbor of Puʼuloa (Pearl tion. Written by U.S. Presi- WWII hangars and control 1980, a new facility offered a anchored and lost from
war. “Our nation was united Harbor) was bombed. A new dent Franklin Roosevelt on tower on Ford Island. These boat landing and a museum Battleship Row: the USS
by the battle cry, ʻRemember theater within the museum the night of Dec. 6, it con- three museums are man- with movie theaters to show Arizona, USS Oklahoma,
Pearl Harbor!ʼ “Now the mil- shows a 10-minute film on tains FDRʼs request that war aged by private, nonprofit the film on the war story. USS California, USS West
lion and a half visitors who the tactics of the attack be reconsidered by the organizations. Tickets, infor- The buildings, on land Virginia, USS Utah, plus the
come each year will experi- across three interconnected emperor of Japan. mation and transportation for dredged from the harbor, severely damaged USS
ence Pearl Harbor as if they 52-inch screens with sur- One year before their 70th all the museums are avail- were expected to shift slight- Maryland, USS Penn-
were there on that day of round sound. anniversary, members of the able at the new monument ly. In 30 years, they sank 30 sylvania, USS Tennessee
destruction.” The Pearl Harbor Visitor Pearl Harbor Survivors ticket center. 
 inches. Eight years of fund- and the USS Nevada. The
A newly digitized, award- Center attractions include: Association able to travel will History of the memorial: raising and aid from govern- U.S. toll was high: 2,388 mil-
winning film that will continue Break the Code Exhibit be the most honored guests The USS Arizona Memorial ment agencies raised the itary personnel killed, 1,178
to be shown before every delves into the methods for at the dedication of the concept came from the needed $56 million to build a wounded, 12 ships sunk or
boat tour out to the memorial breaking diplomatic codes. national monument Dec. 7. desire to honor those who secure and solid structure to beached, nine ships dam-
that arches over the USS The exhibits are hard-hit- Originally, 80,000 people died in the attack on Pearl house the expanded park aged, 164 aircraft destroyed
Arizona, where 1,177 crew- ting. Some are graphic with were eligible for member- Harbor. In 1949, the Territory and museum. The newly and 159 damaged. There
men lost their lives. The cautions that they may be ship. That number has of Hawaii established a Pa- named WWII Valor in the are few known numbers on
Pearl Harbor Visitor Center too intense for children. shrunk to 3,000, with just 80 cific War Memorial. In 1950, Pacific National Monument Japanese losses.
now displays a model of the These include a burned-out survivors and their family a flagpole was erected over
Nakajima B5N Kate bomber slab of the Arizona, a blood- members expected for the the sunken battleship. It
as it bears down on the ied sailorʼs uniform and a dedication. They will be hon- stands today, attached to the
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math section. The new mu- the shore of Ford Island. which they will be saluted by In 1958, President Dwight
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learning experience. On ered before the exhibits were the park service and digni- creation of a memorial that
shore, a long promenade designed and installed. The taries. was dedicated in 1962. The
leading to the launch landing overall conclusion was, The courtyard of the mon- first visitors stood in long
offers a place of contempla- “Donʼt whitewash war.” ument is designed as a map lines on a gravel lot, waiting
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Barna excels for LCCC hoops team
Keith Barna led the Lehigh Carbon County Community College
Comets have new look, but same lofty goals menʼs basketball team to a split of a pair of recent games.
The 2010 Weatherly Area High School grad scored 13 points,
Although graduation claimed Wojnar, in particular, has “Weʼre pushing the ball up the January: dished out five assists and made five steals in the teamʼs 106-92
all five starters from a year ago, demonstrated his shooting abili- court more than we have in the 4 - at Wyoming Valley West victory over Bucks County Community College.
the Crestwood boys basketball ty on the varsity level. The 5- past,ʼʼ Atherton said. “Even (x); 7 - Pittston Area (x); 11 - In a 95-80 setback to Central Penn College, he had a double-
team still has its sights set high foot-11 senior averaged 8.3 ppg though weʼre small, but weʼre Hazleton Area (x); 14 - at double with 11 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and four steals.
in 2010-11. and knocked down 34 three- pretty fast and we could push it Coughlin (x); 18 - at For the season, Barna is averaging 11 points, four assists and
“Weʼre actually senior-orient- pointers as a junior last year. up the court and consistently Tunkhannock (x); 21 - at four steals per game for Lehigh Carbon, which is currently 4-6
ed,ʼʼ said Mark Atherton, the Junior John Fazzini (2.6 ppg), make some shots and finish Wyoming Area (x); 27 - at under head coach and former Philadelphia 76ers star Daryl
Cometsʼ veteran head who swung between guard and (breaks).ʼʼ Hazleton Area (x); 29 - at Dawkins.
coach. “We have a lot of seniors forward as a backup last sea- The district did away with Pittston Area (x). Crestwood trio on
that put their time in (with the) son, will man the point. Others open tournaments in Class AAA February: WVC All-Star team
JVs. We donʼt have a lot of who saw spot duty, but who will and AA, instead opting for eight- 1 - Berwick (x); 4 - Wyoming Three Crestwood football players have been selected to the
experience at the varsity level, play more prominent roles this team tournaments in both clas- Valley West (x); 8 - at Holy Wyoming Valley Conference Big School All-Star first team by the
but we do have a lot of kids who year include Pickett and Dave sifications. A ratings system will Redeemer (x); 11 - Dallas (x); conferenceʼs coaches.
have experience with the pro- Piavis, who probably will be the be used to determine which 15 - Coughlin (x)(x) - denotes On offense, junior quarterback Nick Aigeldinger (5-10, 175)
gram... and thatʼs kind of the Cometsʼ tallest starter at 6-2, as teams qualify. Wyoming Valley Conference and junior tackle Tony Morgante (6-3, 280) were selected to the
way we like (it). They know the he tries to fill Abramcheckʼs “I didnʼt like the (open tourna- game. first team. On defense, senior linebacker Nico DiSabatino (5-10,
system and they know that itʼs sneakers. ment) in the beginning, but it 210) was a first team pick.
their turn to step up for the pro- “Once again, weʼre small, not grew on me,ʼʼ Atherton said. Girls’ Basketball The Comets posted a 4-6 record this season.
gram.ʼʼ terribly small, just small... but “Now that you have to qualify,
The Cometsʼ went 19-5 a year weʼll make do with it,ʼʼ Atherton every game is huge.ʼʼ preview next week
ago, including a district quarter-
final loss to Coughlin which
said. “I guess weʼve kind of had
our run with big guys.ʼʼ
In addition to home-and-
home conference games with
2010-11 SCHEDULE
Lady Wreckers ‘pressing’
ended their quest for back-to-
back District 2 titles.
Seniors Alex Culver, Austin
Powell, junior Nick Forsberg
Hazleton Area, Wyoming Valley
West and Coughlin, the Comets
13 - Scranton Prep; 17 -
Danville; 18 - Shenandoah forward in 2010-11
Gone from that group are and freshman Chris Fazzini also also have non-league contests Valley; 20 - at GAR; 23 - by Steve Stallone summer league,” Hadzick said.
Mike Abramcheck, Eric battled for playing time through- against Delaware Valley, Nanticoke. Sports Editor The player who doesnʼt start
Jesikiewicz and John Lasko as out preseason practice. Fazzini, Williamsport, North Pocono and January: What does a basketball team will be the first off Hadzickʼs
well as guard Chris Vega, a the younger brother of John and Pocono Mountain East. 3 - Wyoming Valley West (x); do that lost all five starters, 89 deep bench. Five-foot-two
group that combined for most former Crestwood all-stater “We just want to go a little fur- 6 - at Pittston Area (x); 10 - at percent of its offense and all but sophomore guard Devon Bi-
of Crestwoodʼs 52 points per Adam, is the Cometsʼ tallest ther than we did last year,ʼʼ Hazleton Area (x); 13 - Coughlin three of its 64 three-pointers zarre, 5-4 soph guard Alexis
game and helped to limit oppo- player at 6-3. White Havenʼs Atherton said. (x); 15 - North Pocono; 17 - from the year before? Boyarski, 5-7 freshman forward
nents to just 41 per contest. Drew Munisteri is a 5-9 sopho- 2010-11 SCHEDULE Tunkhannock (x); 20 - at Rebuild? Dominique Adamczyk and 5-10
“We have a little bit less com- more guard on the team, but is December: Wyoming Area (x); 22 - Well, in Weatherlyʼs case, senior forward Kristina Hansen
ing back than we did last year,ʼʼ battling an early-season injury 10 - at Nanticoke; 11 - Pottsville; 24 - Pocono they simply turn the page. will round out the expected 10-
Atherton admitted. “Jonathan and might not return until after Delaware Valley; 14 - at Mountain West; 25 - Hazleton “When you lose five starters, player rotation.
Wojnar was our first guy off the Christmas. Williamsport; 16 - at Meyers; 18 Area (x); 28 - Pittston Area (x); where do you start? You start by “We have 10 varsity players
bench, John Fazzini had some “(Chris) is getting his reps - at GAR; 20 - North Pocono; 22 31 - at Berwick (x). putting everything behind you and theyʼre all ready to play,”
(playing) time, Joey Pickett had (repetitions),ʼʼ Atherton said. - Pocono Mountain East; 27 - February: and living for today,” Weatherly Hadzick said.
a little time, but realistically (we “Heʼs getting better and better vs. GAR in Munley Tournament; 3 - at Wyoming Valley West girls head coach Paul Hadzick The Lady Wreckers will look
have) no starters back. This is a and getting more comfortable 28 vs. National Christian (x); 7 - Holy Redeemer (x); 10 - said. “Theyʼre aggressive. With to run on offense, theyʼll press
team that could have a little bit as we go on.ʼʼ Academy (Md.) or Princeton at Dallas (x); 14 - at Coughlin them, itʼs not ʻwait til next year.ʼ whenever possible, and settle
more offensive firepower than Whoever is on the floor for the Day Academy (Va.) in Munley (x). Theyʼre ready to win this year. I back into a man and even a
maybe we had last year,ʼʼ he Comets will be part of their Tournament. (x) - denotes Wyoming think theyʼll be a surprise to zone defense at times. Their
added. “We do have kids who quicker, more up-tempo style. Valley Conference game. everybody.” speed and quickness with the
could put the ball in the basket.ʼʼ The Lady Wreckers went 7-15 ball will no doubt be bothersome
last season behind the play of to opposing defenses.
Wreckers looking for seniors to show the way All Area second team pick Alexa
Figas (12.4 ppg) and fellow sen-
“Will we score 70 points a
game? I doubt it. But we will be
With their “Three Amigos” no line the senior class and will has because when he – and tice, ʻThis is trial by fire. Youʼre iors Nicole Calia (9.0), Melanie a tough matchup for man-to-
longer in Orange and Black, the likely be starting when the sea- really all of them – step on the here and youʼve got to learn the Clabia (5.1), Caitlin Lesko (4.8) man defenses,” he stressed.
Weatherly boys basketball team son opens Friday at Tamaqua. floor, they work very hard for offense and youʼve got to do and Saranda Snyder (3.8, 24 Hadzick will once again be
is puting its faith in a large group Seniors Cory Rowan, Domi- me.ʼʼ your jobs,ʼʼʼ Cann said. “But three-pointers). assisted by Mike Kurtz and Ron
of seniors and some talented nic Palermo and Jeremy Holl- Cann plans a “guard-by-com- theyʼre working hard. Iʼm very Weatherlyʼs top returning Duser. “They are an asset,” he
underclassmen to carry on what rigl, junior Samson Walton, mitteeʼʼ approach in the back- happy happy with all three scorer is 5-foot-2 junior guard said of his assistant coaches.
they started a year ago. sophomores Brett Stallone, Joe court. sophomores.ʼʼ Alicia Panzarella, who played in After more than six decades,
Graduated double figure scor- Haganey, Charlie Wallish and “Thatʼs where weʼre the most Stallone is one of the Wreck- all 22 games last season, aver- Duser (Class of 1948) remains
ers Keith Barna (18.1 ppg, 24 Michael Baade, and freshmen inexperienced,ʼʼ he said. “Our ersʼ top shooters, Haganey is aging 1.7 points per contest. third on the Weatherly boysʼ
three-pointers), Nathan Pfeifer Scott Coll, Josh Reiner, Mark (current) seniors played JV and versatile enough to play both However, she helped spear- career scoring list with 1,347
(13.4 ppg, 33 threes) and Miller, Tim Lash and Adam they did get into some games guard and forward and Charlie head the junior varsity to a 15-7 points.
Brendan Rowan (11.1 ppg, 54 Capone round out the varsity last year, but not that many Wallish is in the mix with Pal- mark a year ago, and is one of a “Mr. Duser is here every day.
threes), accounted for nearly 80 roster, although all of the under- because our three senior ermo and Walton for backup number of quick and talented Heʼs taught the kids a lot, and
percent of the teamʼs points and classmen also will play junior guards (Barna, Pfeiffer and time inside, Cann said. players in the Weatherly stable they respect him,” Hadzick said.
all but one of its 111 three-point- varsity. Rowan) basically did everything “They just have to learn how this season. “He likes this team, and he
ers last season. “Weʼre lacking in numbers… for us... Now itʼs up to them to to play at the next level,ʼʼ Cann “They donʼt have any fear,” might be more excited than I am
Those three were a big part of especially in our junior and work they way into the lineup said. “Itʼs a step faster than what Hadzick said of a young squad about them.”
a 14-9 season that didnʼt end sophomore classes,ʼʼ Cann with our younger kids.ʼʼ theyʼre used to.ʼʼ that includes just two seniors. Willing to work hard and
until a playoff loss to Notre said. “Thatʼs why itʼs up to the Cory Rowan could break into “Our goal this year, as it is in “They have the attitude to win. eager to compete, Hadzick
Dame of East Stroudsburg in senior class to show leadership the starting lineup at point any year, is to win,ʼʼ Cann said. Theyʼre confident rather than hopes the Lady Wreckersʼ posi-
the opening round of the District and hopefully get us to a suc- guard. Ormiston served as the “More importantly, our goals are afraid.” tive attitude will translate into a
11 Class A playoffs. cessful season.ʼʼ Wreckersʼ “spark plugʼʼ as their for our younger kids to gain fun- With little size and plenty of playoff run in 2010-11.
However, seven seniors Harris and George Wallish, sixth man last season. Heʼll play damentals, to do things the right speed, the Lady Wreckers will “We played in summer
return, and four of them were who played supporting roles a more of a primary starting role. way and to breed competitive- push the ball from end to end league, but didnʼt do anything
lettermen and key contributors year ago, will be the focal point “Weʼre counting on him to be ness from our older kids to our and press on a regular basis. else until conditioning a few
to the Wreckersʼ success a year of the offense this season. our defensive stopper,ʼʼ Cann younger kids. We want them to “We have no size and all weeks ago. They came to the
ago. They will be counted on “Weʼre trying different things said. “We need him to be very be competitive at all times, speed. Everything has to do court hungry,” Hadzick said.
heavily to lead the team in this year,ʼʼ Cann said. “Hope- aggressive and rebound from which they are, but we want to with quickness,” Hadzick noted. “The volleyball players are com-
2010-11. fully, weʼll have more of an his guard position.ʼʼ keep that going in the program.” “We get the ball up the court, we ing off a playoff season, the soc-
“It all depends on the leader- inside game and go back to Weichman stepped up as a 2010-11 SCHEDULE have a lot of good ballhandling, cer team had some wins. Now
ship of our seniors,ʼʼ fourth-year what I like to do (and) play more team leader in preseason prac- December: and weʼll do a lot off the press.” they want to get in the gym. The
head coach Ron Cann said. “I inside-out instead of outside-in.ʼʼ tice. 10 - at Tamaqua; 13 - at West Panzarella is set to start at attitude is the biggest thing this
hate to say that, but we have six The 6-foot-1 Harris is Weath- “Heʼs calling out defenses, he Side Tech; 15 - MMI; 17 - one of the guard positions, and year.
or seven of them back and they erlyʼs unquestioned leader. plays very hard and he works Marian (x); 21 - at Nativity (x); 5-5 junior Tracy Galada will start “Our goal is to play every
have to show what they have “Heʼs the leader of the team,ʼʼ hard,ʼʼ Cann said. “The thing 23 - Mahanoy Area (x); 27 - in in the backcourt as well. game as if it is a state champi-
and lead these juniors, sopho- Cann said. “Weʼre going to rely with him is heʼs only 5-9... and Tom Fenney Tournament at “Theyʼre both leaders for us,” onship game,” he added. “Give
mores and freshmen and show on him heavily for his leadership we basically have him down as West Side Tech; 28 - in Tom Hadzick said. “Aliciaʼs got a it your best for 32 minutes and
them whatʼs supposed to be as well as on offense and espe- a forward (although) we might Fenney Tournament at West huge heart. She has a good be super competitive. They
done.ʼʼ cially for his defense and his have to play him at the three Side Tech. shot from anywhere on the floor, donʼt want to just get in the play-
Cann points to forwards rebounding because we need (swing) position.ʼʼ January: and sheʼll be leading the press. offs, they want to starting win-
George Wallish (6.6 ppg) and rebounders.ʼʼ Hollrigl enters his second 3 - at MMI; 7 - at Shenandoah Taraʼs like a coach out on the ning those playoff games.”
Kyle Harris (4.7 ppg), Cann expects Wallish to help year with the program as one of Valley (x); 11 - Williams Valley court. Sheʼs a great shooter and 2010-11 SCHEDULE
guard/forward Colton on the boards as well as provide the teamʼs best outside shoot- (x); 14 - at Tri-Valley (x); 15 - handles the ball well.” December:
Weichman and guard Christian more inside scoring. ers according to Cann. West Side Tech; 18 - Schuylkill Theyʼll be joined in the start- 11 - MMI; 14 - at Jim Thorpe;
Ormiston - all lettermen - head- “Heʼs our proverbial bull in the “Jeremyʼs still learning, even Haven (x); 20 - at Minersville ing lineup by 5-8 senior leaper 16 - at Marian (x); 20 - Nativity
THIS WEEK’S ANSWERS - page A4 china shop because he always as a senior,ʼʼ Cann said. “Once (x); 24 - Lourdes Regional (x); Brittany Hinkle and 5-5 junior (x); 22 - at Mahanoy Area (x); 30
12/5/2010 goes 110 mph,ʼʼ said Cann, who he does, he should be OK for 27 - at Marian (x); 31 - Nativity Jamie Dougherty at the forward - at Panther Valley.
S A I L E A I L E E C O N also called Wallish the teamʼs us.ʼʼ (x). spots. Hinkle was an all-star on January:
S D E W O R C N I M K O N H “best athleteʼʼ with plenty of Cann said that Stallone, February: the Lady Wrecker volleyball 4 - Jim Thorpe; 6 - Shen-
jumping ability. Haganey and Charlie Wallish 1 - Lehigh Christian Aca- team in the fall, leading them to andoah Valley (x); 10 - at
F F U T S K A R T A M “He gives everything he has, will learn on the fly as all three demy; 3 - at Mahanoy Area (x); their first-ever district playoff Williams Valley (x); 13 - Tri-
but itʼs all over the place,ʼʼ Cann sophomores are expected to 8 - at Moravian Academy; 10 - berth. Valley (x); 15 - Panther Valley;
T A L F D B A R A I M I S said. “(Still), I cannot complain play key reserve roles in their Shenandoah Valley (x). “Brittany runs like a deer, she 17 - at Schuylkill Haven (x); 21 -
S K O S I K N A E M H about that kind of attitude in first varsity seasons. (x) - denotes Schuylkill can jump, and really has her Minersville (x); 22 - at MMI; 25 -
terms of giving everything he “I tell them every day in prac- League game. head into it this season,” Had- at Lourdes Regional (x); 26 -
O N C I S K C I T S O P H C zick said. “Jamie goes to the Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech; 28
basket hard and can shoot the - Marian (x).
basketball.” February:
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1 4 Crestwood places seven on The final starting spot is up for

grabs between sophomore
1 - at Nativity (x); 4 - Mahanoy
Area (x); 7 - at Columbia-
1 6 4 9 8 2 7 5 3 guards Sara Heister (5-4) and Montour Vo-Tech; 9 - Moravian
all-state field hockey team Erin Dougherty (5-3). “Sara has
great energy and great quick-
ness, and Erinʼs also very quick
Academy; 11 - at Shenandoah
Valley (x).
(x) - denotes Schuylkill
9 8 5 3 1 4 6 7 2 Three players from The Cometsʼ Hannah Davies Wyoming Seminary, the and was actually our top League game.
5 3 1 8 4 9 2 6 7 Crestwood High School have and Samantha Surdy were Class AA PIAA champions, rebounder in the (Tamaqua)
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named to
Hockey Coaches Assocation all-
named to the second team,
while teammates Emily Leo and
Lindsay Metzger earned honor-
came away with five selections
including first-team
AshLeigh Sebia and Jess
picks WAHS bball season
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state first team, and four others
were also all-state picks follow-
ing a vote of PSFHCA coaches.
able mention honors.
Chrismer, a repeat first team
selection from a year ago, fin-
The Wyoming Valley
Conference earned 32 all-state
tickets for sale
3 8 5 6 9 2 4 1 7 Crestwoodʼs Jenna Chrismer, ished with 22 goals and 50 selections, while another 45 Weatherly Area High School basketball season tickets are now
4 3 8 1 5 9 7 6 2 Brittany Blass and Anna points this season. Dessoye WVC athletes were picked for on sale.
1 5 2 3 7 6 9 8 4
Dessoye were chosen to the had 13 goals and 32 points for the all-academic team. Varsity boysʼ season tickets are $30 and varsity girlsʼ season tick-
Class 2A first team. the Comets. Crestwoodʼs Chrismer, Blass, ets are $33. Both tickets are good for all home games.
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In all, Crestwood had seven Under the direction of head Metzger, Leo and Surdy were A combination season ticket, good for both the boysʼ and girlsʼ
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players receive all-state honors, coach Elvetta Gemski, the named to the Class 2A all-aca- varsity home games, is also available for $50. Student season tick-
7 2 1 5 8 3 6 4 9 the most in Class AA and tied for Comets went 20-3, won the demic team along with Comet ets, good for all home basketball games are $15.
8 6 3 9 2 4 1 7 5 the most in the state with District 2 Class AA title and teammates Lindsay Brown and Tickets may be purchased Monday through Friday at the high
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