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WILKES-BARRE, PA timesleader.com FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2011 50¢

WILKES-BARRE’S CELLPHONE BAN B AT H S A LT S C O N T R O V E R S Y

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

By EDWARD LEWIS
elewis@timesleader.com First reported at
KINGSTON – There 3:24
might be a little-known law p.m.
that may result in people get- timesleader.com
ting charged for using bath
salts.
While police agencies are dealing with ancillary
crimes of bath salts users, such as disorderly con-
duct, Kingston police successfully secured a con-
viction when a man pleaded guilty to illegally us-
ing solvents or noxious substances.
A review of court records show it appears to be
the first bath salts conviction in Luzerne County.
Meanwhile, Luzerne County District Attorney
Jacqueline Musto Carroll said Thursday she is ex-
ploring a petition that would seek a court injunc-
tion to ban the sale of bath salts by retailers, simi-
lar to a court injunction imposed in Lackawanna
County on Wednesday.
“I’m reaching out to police chiefs to provide us

See SALTS, Page 7A

Casey out to fix


Depot pay scale
TIMES LEADER PHOTOS

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

Law on books, but enforcement is open question


By JONATHAN RISKIND
Times Leader Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON – Promises
made should be promises kept
By BILL O’BOYLE don’t think we’ve cited anybody. It “You can see it every day – people run through red when it comes to fair pay for em-
boboyle@timesleader.com seems to me that more and more peo- ployees of the Tobyhanna Army
WILKES-BARRE – It’s been al- ple are using their cell phones and lights, through stop signs because they aren’t paying Depot, said Sen. Bob Casey, D-
most a year since City Council ap- driving, so I don’t think we are en- attention to driving.” Scranton. Casey
proved an ordinance that bans the forcing it.” But the Obama administra-
use of cell phones while driving. Kane has been leading the effort to Kathy Kane tion has so far failed to enact a recommended
So how many citations have been convince legislators to enact a state- W-B council chairwoman change to the wage system at Tobyhanna to fix a
issued? wide law addressing the issue. She salary disparity that costs many of the depot’s
“I really don’t know,” said Kathy said she has read a lot of statistics paying attention to driving,” Kane The city’s ordinance calls for a fine workers thousands of dollars in lost pay annually,
Kane, chairwoman of council and the that show a high incidence of acci- said. “You can see it every day – peo- of no less that $75 upon conviction of Casey said.
person who pushed for the ordi- dents caused by talking or texting on ple run through red lights, through the summary offense. As far Tobyhanna is the largest, full-service electron-
nance. “I can’t get any answers on cell phones while driving. stop signs because they aren’t paying
that. Nobody gives me any answers. I “I’ve noticed more people aren’t attention to driving.” See BAN, Page 12A See DEPOT , Page 12A

Haggerty: I have ‘proven record of reform’


INSIDE
It’s no April Fool’s joke, folks; A NEWS: Local 3A
Obituaries 2A, 8A

here’s our latest snowstorm Editorial 11A


B SPORTS: Scoreboard 2B
Business 8B
Kingston mayor, home rule JIM HAGGERTY
transition committee member Age: 45
By JERRY LYNOTT The Spring Equinox occurred on
jlynott@timesleader.com March 20 and two days later a C CLASSIFIED: Funnies 12C running for county judge. Education: Graduate of Wyoming
Valley West High School; Mas-
Apologies to Stephen Sond- storm moved through, dumping THE GUIDE sachusetts Institute of Technology,
heim, but it’s time to send in the 10 inches in Pittston. Entertainment/Crossword bachelor of science in manage-
plows. “We have some of our biggest By SHEENA DELAZIO ment science; and Georgetown
It’s April and still snowing. storms in March and April,” he sdelazio@timesleader.com University of Law Center
An early spring storm moving said. “It’s not uncommon.” WEATHER WILKES-BARRE – Jim Hag- Law experience: Previously
up the East Coast is the cause of The low pressure off the coast gerty has served Luzerne County worked as a litigation attorney for
Sophie Wilkin a Boston firm, as associate gener-
the latest, but maybe didn’t turn out to A mix of rain and snow. in several capacities through the
al counsel for various business
not last, snowfall for S E N D U S Y O U R be as strong as ini- High 43. Low 30. years. and real estate holdings for Jew-
Northeastern Penn- P H O T O G R A P H S tially expected, Details, Page 10B Currently, he is Kingston may- elcor Companies, and a private
sylvania. said Brady, sparing or and one of the practice attorney in general law
Luckily, the heavi- Readers who woke up the region a repeat county’s home rule from 1995 to present
to snow can submit Community affiliations: Board
est accumulations are photos to timesleader- of March 22. transition commit- CLARK VAN ORDEN/THE TIMES LEADER
expectedtobefarther .com. Click on “news” The first phase tee members. member, Hoyt Library, Kingston Jim Haggerty, candidate for
Family: single; son of James and
north and east. at the top of the home of the storm was The 45-year-old Judy Haggerty
judge in Luzerne County.
Still the National page; then submit forecast as a mix of attorney is now vy-
Weather Service fore- your photo. rain and wet snow ing for an open seat on the Court was put in place to assist the new
cast between 2 and 4 Thursday night. It of Common Pleas. He told The Haggerty became mayor of home rule and county council
inches of heavy, wet was expected to Times Leader’s endorsement Kingston in 1998, and has also government that will take effect
snow for the Wilkes-Barre area. change to all snow early this board that his experience has pre- run his private law practice in in 2012.
Higher elevations could see morning and back to rain this af- pared him to serve as judge. Kingston for more than 20 years. He also ran for state Senate in
more, said Ray Brady, a meteorol- ternoon. “I think I’ve been a very good In 2009, Haggerty was elected the 20th District in an attempt to
ogist with the NWS in Bingham- The morning commute could steward of taxpayer money,” to serve on the county govern- unseat longtime lawmaker Lisa
ton, N.Y. be messy, and the Pennsylvania Haggerty said. “The law is my ca- ment study commission to draft a Baker.
It’s not as if the weather chang- Department of Transportation reer. It would be a tremendous home rule charter; in February, “I’m a candidate with a proven
es immediately from one season honor to be a judge in our coun- he stepped down as chairman of
to another, Brady pointed out. See STORM, Page 7A 6 09815 10011 ty.” the transition committee, which See HAGGERTY, Page 12A
K

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POLICE BLOTTER
Airport backs plan
Department on a drug charge, Steve Floyd, of Clarks Sum-
according to the criminal com-
plaint.
mit, operating a Chevrolet cargo
van, told police he was traveling DETAILS
WILKES-BARRE – City • Shelley Bull, of East Ben- south on North Hunter Highway

for connector road


police reported the following: nett Street, Kingston, said and was struck by a small, dark-
• Police said Luis Feliciano, Wednesday she was struck in colored vehicle at about 6:30 LOTTERY
26, no address provided, was the face by an unknown man in a.m. MIDDAY DRAWING
captured on an arrest warrant in the area of South Main and East Police said the small vehicle
the area of 46 S. Main St. on Northampton streets. should have damage to its front DAILY NUMBER 6-6-6
Tuesday. A search revealed two • John Longfoot, of North end. Anyone with information The bi-county board is needed for economic develop- BIG FOUR 8-3-9-0
syringes and heroin, police said. Sherman Street, said Wednes- about the crash is asked to con-
approves sending a request ment, to which board members QUINTO 8-3-3-0-9
• A man was arraigned day that a tail light was dam- tact Butler Township police at said they understood and sup- TREASURE HUNT
Thursday on charges he was aged on his vehicle while it was 788-4111. to federal authorities. ported that but were tasked 07-10-11-16-20
carrying a handgun with an parked on Madison Street. with the well-being of the air-
altered serial number. • Elaine Reynolds, of Bank HANOVER TWP. – Police on port and its customers. NIGHTLY DRAWING
Nathaniel Miller, 22, of King- Street, said Monday that her Thursday said they arrested By ANDREW M. SEDER What changed on Thursday
aseder@timesleader.com were two things. One was de- DAILY NUMBER 3-2-0
ston, was charged with illegal wallet was removed from a Richard Chamberlain, 36, of
possession of a firearm and business on Hanover Street. Willow Street, on drug charges PITTSTON TWP. – After sit- tails of work being done that BIG FOUR 0-7-6-2
firearms not to be carried with- • Stacey Kittrick, of McLean and confiscated 390 bags of ting on the tarmac for two dec- would allow for traffic coming in QUINTO 2-7-5-2-8
out a license. He was jailed at Street, said Wednesday that her heroin with a street value of ades, a plan for an .85-mile road and out of the CenterPoint CASH FIVE
Trade and Commerce Park to
the county prison for lack of purse was taken from her resi- $9,750. through Wilkes-Barre/Scranton
head to I-81 via Route 315 rather 11-29-35-36-37
$2,000 bail. dence. Chamberlain sold 40 bags of International Airport property MATCH SIX
connecting several industrial than using the connector road.
Police allege Miller was in • Ernest Zalaffi, 40, of York heroin stamped “Starbucks” to
possession of a 9mm handgun Avenue, Avoca, was charged an undercover officer on Green- parks to Interstate 81 has been The other was promise of sup- 02-13-18-19-24-45
port by state Rep. Mike Carroll
with an altered serial number with retail theft after allegedly walt Street and was taken into given permission to move to the
for a turnpike interchange near HARRISBURG – No player
during a traffic stop on South stealing towels from the Family custody, police said. Police said runway.
the airport and support from matched all five winning
Wilkes-Barre Boulevard, accord- Dollar Store on South Main they found an additional 350 The plan can’t take flight just
Dupont and Jenkins Township numbers drawn in Thurs-
ing to a police news release. Street on Monday night. He fled bags in his apartment on Willow yet, however, as it still needs ap-
to apply for grants for future day’s “Pennsylvania Cash 5”
• Police said a television and the store, but was apprehended Street. proval from the Federal Aviation
road projects near the airport. game so the jackpot will be
a video game system were sto- nearby, police said. Chamberlain was charged Administration.
Luzerne County Commis- worth $330,000.
len Thursday during a home • Lawrence Harvey, 39, of with delivery of a controlled At a special meeting of the bi- sioner Steve Urban said those
county airport board on Thurs- Lottery officials said 70
burglary on South Grant Street. Logan Street, was charged with substance, possession with proposals helped sway him from players matched four num-
• Virgil Argenta said on retail theft after allegedly at- intent to deliver a controlled day, the board voted 5-0 to send the no side to the yes side. And
an application for an easement bers and won $287 each;
Thursday that walls, a sink and tempting to leave Schiel’s Mar- substance and possession of a he said he will expect results. 2,408 players matched
toilet were damaged inside his ket on Hanover Street without controlled substance. to the FAA. The action came af- He also noted that Thursday’s
ter numerous months of re- three numbers and won $14
property on North Main Street. paying for groceries Wednesday action is not the last step.
quests and presentations by each.
• Andrew Verdekal, 51, of afternoon. Harvey was detained PLAINS TWP. – Township “The vote (Thursday) was
Pennsylvania Department of Monday’s “Pennsylvania
Hazle Avenue, was charged with by store security personnel until police said Michael Tatulli, 18, just to ask the FAA,” Urban said.
Transportation and other offi- Luzerne County Commis- Match 6 Lotto” jackpot will
public drunkenness after police police arrived. of Moosic, and a 17-year-old boy be worth at least $600,000
cials who sought the approval. sioner Maryanne Petrilla said
Thursday said they found him • Matthew Perehnec, 25, of from Scranton were charged Time after time the board – because no player holds a
intoxicated on Brown Street. North Washington Street, will with criminal mischief and she came to Thursday’s meeting
made up of the commissioners expecting to hold further dis- ticket with one row that
• Michael Hughes, 37, of be charged with harassment for trespass for allegedly entering from Lackawanna and Luzerne matches all six winning
South Empire Street, will be allegedly grabbing Cortney the former Valley Crest nursing cussions on the project.
counties – voiced concerns But as the discussion went numbers drawn in Thurs-
charged with criminal mischief O’Brien of North Lehigh Street, home on Saturday afternoon. about the project and a per- day’s game.
deeper, it became apparent
and harassment for allegedly Trucksville on Monday after- Police said they responded to ceived lack of benefit for the air- there was enough support to
throwing a rock through the noon. a report of two suspicious males port. Chief among the concerns take a vote, she said.
rear window of a Jeep owned by in the area around 1:30 p.m. was that by building the connec- Petrilla said the application
Daniel Missal of East North- HANOVER TWP. – A Moun- Police said the two males tor road, it would entice traffic
ampton Street on Wednesday. tain Top woman was injured parked a car near the Timber to head through the airport’s
made to the FAA should take in-
to account the unanimous vote
OBITUARIES
• Deborah Ann Cunningham, when she lost control of her Ridge nursing facility and walk- property to get to I-81, especial- and the strong support from the
44, of Ridge Road, Benton, was vehicle in the southbound lanes ed through the woods toward Cirillo, Angelina
ly trucks going to and from the local business community,
caught after a foot chase on of state Route 309 on Thursday Valley Crest. Police saw foot- multiple industrial parks in Jen- PennDOT and the board. Dellarte, Anthony
Jones Street Wednesday night, morning. prints in the snow and noticed a kins and Pittston townships. Airport Director Barry J. Cen- Evans, Michael
police said. She was arraigned Annette Harcharufka told broken window. Tatulli was seen Economic development offi- tini cautioned that the FAA will Galka, Walter
in Wilkes-Barre Central Court police her 1988 Lincoln Towncar jumping from a window and cials from the Greater Pittston ask the same questions the Goncharchick,
on charges of flight to avoid pulled to the right causing the either dropping or throwing Chamber of Commerce and the board has been, chiefly, “What is
apprehension, driving with a vehicle to hit a rock embank- down some type of handgun, industrial parks said the project the benefit to the airport?”
Joseph
suspended license and a traffic ment and roll over, police said. police said. He was taken into Holod, Bertha
violation. She was released on Harcharufka was taken to custody along with the juvenile Luczak, Helen

W-B Area mulling pay freeze,


$3,000 unsecured bail. Geisinger Wyoming Valley Med- who also had a BB pistol, police Mansor, Helen
Police alleged Cunningham ical Center, Plains Township, for said. Mazza, Carmella
identified herself using another minor injuries. Tatulli was arraigned by Dis- Melnyk, Marian
name. She ran away from an
officer who later learned she
was wanted in Lycoming Coun-
BUTLER TWP. – Township
police are investigating a hit-
trict Judge Diana Malast and
released on his own recogni-
zance. The juvenile will be pet-
cuts as $8M deficit looms McCormick, Naomi
Olexa, Anna
ty on a forgery charge, and by and-run crash on North Hunter itioned to juvenile court, police The school board looks at trict is facing a potential $7.9 Pil, Jean
the Luzerne County Sheriff’s Highway on Thursday morning. said.
possible personnel reduction million deficit. Rish, Celia
Namey said he has already be- Roskos, Freda
by attrition or furlough. gun discussions with adminis-
Size, James
Author Rushdie
trators looking for ways to trim
Naomi J. McCormick expenses and is considering a Page 2A, 8A
pay freeze as suggested by the
to speak at Wilkes
By JANINE UNGVARSKY
March 30, 2011 Times Leader Correspondent governor, as well as cutting sup-
WILKES-BARRE – The ply budgets to the bone and
N aomi J. McCormick, 73, of Mt.
Penn, Pa., passed away in the
Manorcare Laureldale Wednesday,
Sir Salman Rushdie, interna-
tionally acclaimed author of 10
amount of the deficit was sober-
ing and the possible ways of re-
even eliminating staff positions
by attrition or furlough.
WHO TO CONTACT
March 30 2011. She is survived by novels, short stories and works of solving it even more sobering A combination of expected Missed Paper ........................829-5000
her husband, Francis C. McCormick non-fiction, will speak at free lec- when members of the Wilkes- and unexpected changes to the Obituaries ..............................829-7224
proposed state budget account Advertising...............................829-7101
Sr. ture on April 19 at Wilkes Univer- Barre Area School Board met Classified Ads.........................829-7130
Born in Wapwallopen on Septem-
sity. Thursday to discuss the 2011-12 for a large share of the deficit,
Newsroom ..............................829-7242
ber 18, 1937, she was a daughter of Przywara said. District officials
the late Emery and Cora (Swank) He will deliver the lecture, budget.
did know the district could lose Vice President/Executive Editor
Hauze. Naomi was employed by “Public Events, Private Lives: Lit- Board members Joseph Mo- Joe Butkiewicz ...............................970-7249
nearly $3 million in state fund-
Stanley G. Flagg in Stowe, Pa., as a erature and Politics in the Mod- ran, Christine Katsock and Ma- Asst. Managing Editor
grinder working until their closing.
ing that was essentially a pass-
ern World,” at 6 p.m. in the Do- ryanne Toole met to gather gen- Anne Woelfel...................................970-7232
She attended Bethany Evangeli- through of federal stimulus dol-
rothy Dickson Darte Center. The eral information about the bud- lars, he said, but was not antici- Editorial Page Editor
cal Lutheran Church. event is open to the public and is get situation, along with Super- Mark Jones .....................................970-7305
Naomi was preceded in death by pating losing more than
two siblings, Donald Hauze and Do- presented by the school’s English intendent Jeffrey Namey and $972,000 in reimbursement for Features Editor
rothy Hauze; and a daughter, Do- Department with funding from Business Manager Leonard charter school expenses or an- Sandra Snyder................................970-7383
County; as well as six grandchil-
rothy McCormick. dren, Alex McCormick, Corrinne the Allan Hamilton Dickson Przywara, who used a series of other $913,693 in accountability Director, Interactive and New Media
In addition to her husband, Nao- McCormick, Joshua Hoffa, Tyler Fund. handouts to explain why the dis- block grants that the district
Nick DeLorenzo ..............................970-7152
mi is survived by a son, Francis C. McCormick, Kobi Kolodziejski and Photo Editor
McCormick Jr., of Exeter; three
used to start the full-day kinder- Clark Van Orden ..............................970-7175
Lucas Kolodziejski. garten program. Also slashed
daughters, Ramona M. McCormick
and her partner, Anand Velinker, of
Services will be at 11 a.m. Mon-
day in the Auman’s Inc., Funeral Bertha Stroka Holod from the state budget was al- Community News .........................970-7245

Reading, Pa., Susan R. and her hus- Home, 390 W. Neversink Road, most $30,000 in funding for dual E-MAIL
band, William Shapiro, of Anaheim, Reiffton, Pa. Burial will follow in March 31, 2011 enrollment, which allows high News tips: tlnews@timesleader.com
Calif., and Gwynne C. and her hus- Highland Memorial Park, Pott- school students to take college Community News: people@timesleader.com
band, James Kolodziejski, of Muh-
lenberg, Pa.; two brothers, Willard
stown, Pa. A viewing will be held
from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday in the fu- B ertha Stroka Holod, 90, died
Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the
Golden Living Center, Tunkhan-
courses. All told, the proposed
cuts in funding would cost the
Hauze and Hugh Hauze of Luzerne neral home. www.aumansinc.com
district $4.2 million.
nock. She was married to Daniel
Holod, who passed away on March In addition, Przywara said, BUILDING
26, 2011. the recently completed proper- TRUST
She was born on March 3, 1921, ty tax reassessments reduced
Angelina Cirillo on the tranquil family farm in Sugar the assessed value of properties The Times Leader strives to
Hollow, and was a daughter of the
March 30, 2011 in the district by a total of $21.3 correct errors, clarify stories
late William and Victoria Mrockza
Stroka. Bertha and Dan married on million, costing the district and update them promptly.
$283,558 in lost tax revenue.
A ngelina Cirillo, 87, of Kingston, September 1, 1945. They had four Corrections will appear in this
died Wednesday, March 30, children who lived in Tunkhannock The district has also received spot. If you have information
2011, at the Laurels Health and Re- all of their lives. a memo stating the cost for em- to help us correct an inaccu-
habilitation Center, Kingston, She was a 1939 graduate of Tunk- ployee health insurance will in-
hannock High School and support- racy or cover an issue more
where she had been a guest for the crease by 17 percent next year,
ed the World War II effort by moving thoroughly, call the newsroom
past two years. Przywara said. He’s also esti-
She was a daughter of the late Ni- to New York City, N.Y., where she Anthony and Leo Stroka; and one at 829-7242.
worked at Sperry Gyroscope mak- sister, Agnes Stroka Ambrutis. mated that a provision of the
cholas and Filaminna Gatto Cirillo.
She attended schools in New York ing the navigation systems for bom- She is survived by her children, new federal health care law that
bers. Kathryn and husband Bill Burnell, requires employers to cover
City, N.Y.
Angelina was an accomplished Bertha was a full-time homemak- of Clarks Summit; Daniel W. and adult children up to age 26 on
artist and was self employed for er and office manager of Holod wife Debra, of Tunkhannock; Char- their parents’ policies will cost
many years. She was an avid animal Plumbing and Heating, a business les and wife Pam, of Augusta, Ga.; the district $300,000, bringing
that her husband, Dan, founded. and Douglas and wife Elizabeth, of
lover and loved her pets. She was a
She was a very talented cook, profi- Saint Paul, Minn.; six grandchildren the total estimated increase for +(ISSN No. 0896-4084)
member of Holy Name/Saint Ma- health care to $2.2 million. USPS 499-710
cient seamstress, artist, writer, and and several step-grandchildren; as
ry’s Parish Community, Swoyers- Added to an estimated in-
gardener. Bertha loved her Polish well as many nieces and nephews. Issue No. 2011-089
ville. a.m. Saturday from the Hugh B. heritage, spoke Polish and traveled Funeral services will be held at crease of $1.2 million for con-
Angelina had resided on Third Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, to Poland to meet some of her fam- 10:30 a.m. Saturday from the Shel-
Advertising Newsroom
Avenue in Kingston for over 25
tracted salaries, the total gap in 829-7293 829-7242
1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, ily. She was also very devoted to her don-Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. kpelleschi@timesleader.com jbutkiewicz@timesleader.com
years. Previously, she had resided in the preliminary budget is
with the Mass of Christian Burial at church, The Church of the Nativity Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with a Circulation
Queens, New York City. 10:30 a.m. in Holy Name/Saint Ma- $7,926,391, Przywara said. Jim McCabe – 829-5000
BVM Tunkhannock, and its Altar Mass of Christian Burial at the jmccabe@timesleader.com
Preceding her in death were her ry’s Church, Swoyersville. The in- and Rosary Society. Church of the Nativity BVM at 11 The district will formally Published daily by:
sister, Anna Cirillo; and brothers, terment will be in Denison Cemete- She was active in the Tunkhan- a.m. Interment will be in Sunnyside bring the matter to the collec-
Wilkes-Barre Publishing Company
Joseph and Gregory Cirillo. ry, Swoyersville. Friends may call nock Women’s Club, Tyler Memo- Cemetery, Tunkhannock. Friends tive bargaining unit at an April 7 15 N. Main St.
Surviving are her niece, Celeste from 9 a.m. until service time at the rial Hospital Auxiliary, and enjoyed may call at the funeral home from 9 meeting, he said, and he is hope- Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Cirillo, Brooklyn, N.Y.; her nephew, funeral home Saturday morning. playing golf, bowling, hiking, and to 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning. ful that staff will come to see the Periodicals postage paid at
Nicholas Cirillo, Brooklyn, N.Y.; and In lieu of flowers, memorial con- fishing, and loved to dance the pol- Memorial contributions may be hard choices the district is fac-
Wilkes-Barre, PA and additional mailing offices
cousins, Angelia Monteleone, Oca- tributions, if desired, can be made ka. She enjoyed traveling with her made to the Church of the Nativity Postmaster: Send address changes
ing. to Times Leader, 15 N. Main St.,
la, Fla., and Gaetano Monteleone, to the SPCA of Luzerne County, 524 husband, Dan, on road trips across BVM Tunkhannock; or to a charity Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Yardley, Pa. E. Main St., Fox Hill Road, Wilkes- the country, Alaska, and many trips of their choice. The board agreed to hold an-
Funeral service will be held at 10 Barre, PA 18702. to Florida. Online condolences may be sent other budget discussion open to Delivery Monday–Sunday $3.50 per week
Mailed Subscriptions Monday–Sunday
Bertha was preceded in death by to the family at www.sheldonku- the public within two to three $4.35 per week in PA
More Obituaries, Page 8A five brothers, John, George, Joseph, kuchkafuneralhome.com. weeks. $4.75 per week outside PA
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LOCAL
FIGHTING CRIME City no longer allowed to let civilians monitor security camera system M AY P R I M A R Y

State upholds W-B cop grievance


By TERRIE MORGAN-BESECKER Miller, president of the The union argued the city mitted an unfair labor see it that way. It alleged the new pol-
Parties not
endorsing
tmorgan@timesleader.com security firm. Legion had committed an unfair practice because, by icy also was an unfair practice because

for county
WILKES-BARRE – The Pennsylva- was set to be paid allowing civilians to the Legion employees, who were in
nia Labor Relations Board has deter- $131,000 in 2011, Miller labor practice because, by monitor the cameras, the monitoring room, would occasion-
mined Wilkes-Barre committed an un- said. allowing civilians to monitor it was taking away ally alert the officer if they happened
fair labor practice when it assigned ci- The city has until the cameras, it was taking work from police offi- to notice suspicious activity on a cam-

council
vilians to monitor a camera system de- April 14 to decide away work from police offi- cers. era.
signed to capture criminal activity. whether to appeal the After the grievance Jack Marino, the PLRB hearing offi-
The ruling, issued March 25 by a decision, Mayor Tom cers. was filed, the city al- cer, sided with the police on both is-
hearing examiner, orders the city to Leighton said in a press tered its policy on sues.
immediately remove civilians employ- release. He did not in- Feb. 15, 2010, by sta- In his opinion, Marino said there
ed by Legion Security from the video dicate whether it will do so. tioning one police officer in the mon- was no question that the city had al- County Dem and GOP groups will
monitoring rooms and to return the The ruling resolves a complaint the itoring room. One Legion Security lowed Legion employees to assume
focus on educating voters about the
duty of monitoring the cameras exclu- police union filed in December 2009 guard was also present, but the sole surveillance duties from November
sively to police officers. that challenged the city’s decision to duty was to provide technical support, 2009 up till Feb. 15, 2010, without at- candidates for new political body.
The decision prompted Hawkeye Se- allow Hawkeye to hire Legion to mon- such as fixing downed cameras, and tempting to bargain with the union re-
curity Systems, the nonprofit company itor the $2.1 million surveillance sys- not to monitor the cameras. garding the matter. That constituted
formed to handle the camera system, tem, which became operational in No- The city believed that resolved the an unfair labor practice, he said. By JENNIFER LEARN-ANDES
to suspend its contract with Legion vember 2009. union’s complaint pending the ruling jandes@timesleader.com
Security on Wednesday, said Trent The union argued the city had com- on the grievance, but the union didn’t See CAMERAS, Page 7A Luzerne County’s Democratic and
Republican parties won’t be endors-
ing county council candidates for the
Mark II restaurant on Kidder Street razed May 17 primary, according to the
chairpersons of both parties.
Instead, both parties are focusing
on educating voters about the candi-
dates.
The county’s Republican organiza-
tion will soon publicly release a voter
guide showing the 16 Republican
council contenders’ responses to a se-
ries of questions about
their experiences and
stances on county gov-
ernment, said party
Chairman Terry Casey.
“We think it’s impor-
tant that people understand the qual-
ifications and intentions of those run-
ning for those seats,” Casey said.
The Democrats will hold a public
forum on April 11 that will allow the
33 Democratic council contenders to
briefly speak about their back-
grounds and positions on county gov-
ernment, said party Chairwoman
Kathy Kane.
“It will give everybody a chance to
CLARK VAN ORDEN/THE TIMES LEADER
at least get a snapshot of who they
are,” Kane said, noting she will soon
The Mark II Family Restaurant on Kidder Street in Wilkes-Barre was demolished Thursday. The business closed in 2006. The Mark II restau- announce the forum time and loca-
rants in Wilkes-Barre Township and Dallas closed in 2008 after filing for bankruptcy. The restaurant in Edwardsville closed in 2007. tion.
Because of the number of candi-
dates, each will have about two min-

Court won’t Dallas asbestos removal set


utes, she said.
Neither political party is endorsing
a slate in the race for six county Court
of Common Pleas judicial seats.

reconsider
Sixteen candidates – four Republi-
cans and 12 Democrats – have cross-
School district confirms procedure filed to run on both party tickets in
the primary.

Lokuta plea
for soon-to-be-razed high school;
The 12 Democratic judicial candi-
letters to parents stress safety. dates will be invited to speak at the
April 11 forum, Kane said.
Casey expects most Republicans
Pa. Supreme Court denies ousted By MARK GUYDISH will support the party’s four judicial
mguydish@timesleader.com contenders along with two Demo-
judge’s request to change its
DALLAS TWP. – Dallas School Dis- crats of their individual preference.
decision upholding her removal. trict is sending letters to parents in re- The four Republican judicial candi-
sponse to growing rumors that asbe- dates are Joseph F. Saporito Jr., Dick
stos will be removed from the soon-to- Hughes, James L. McMonagle and
By TERRIE MORGAN-BESECKER be-razed high school before classes Jim Haggerty.
tmorgan@timesleader.com end in June. The Democratic executive commit-
The state Supreme Court has denied The letter confirms what teachers tee decided to endorse only one can-
former Luzerne County Judge Ann Lok- have known for days – that exterior ce- didate in the primary – Jackie Musto
uta’s request to reconsider its decision ment panels containing asbestos will Carroll for district attorney – because
that upheld her remov- be removed in the waning weeks of she is an incumbent and has no oppo-
al from the bench. May – but stresses the procedure and sition, Kane said.
The high court is- the panels are safe. AIMEE DILGER/THE TIMES LEADER Kane and Casey said their parties
sued a one-sentence For starters, the letter notes, the Dallas Buildings/Grounds head Mark Kraynak points to concrete panels that will rally behind the contenders who
order on Wednesday work will be done only after school and contain asbestos at the current high school, set for demolition this summer. survive the primary.
denying the request. It on weekends, and strictly outside. All In the county council race, voters
did not file an opinion vents or windows will be sealed before gone “above and beyond” in assuring government regulation of asbestos, from each political party will choose
detailing its reasons. any nearby work starts. public safety. which had often been used in construc- 11 candidates to advance to the No-
Lokuta Lokuta had asked The district will also vacuum the The panels in question are decora- tion materials to increase “durability vember general. Those 22 will then
the court to reconsider vents before and after work, and mon- tive, not structural. They line the un- and weather resistance,” Corbett said, compete for the 11 council seats. In-
its Jan. 14 decision that upheld the state itor for asbestos “constantly,” said Ted derside of eaves that gird the building. and as a fire retardant. dependent and third-party candidates
Court of Judicial Discipline’s Dec. 9, Corbett, senior projects manager at While they are concrete, the concrete The asbestos in the panels is “non- may also get on the ballot after the
2008, ruling that ended her 17-year judi- TCI environmental services, a firm contains asbestos, a naturally occur- friable,” meaning it is locked into the primary if they secure nearly 1,000
cial career. hired by the district to make sure all en- ring material that can cause serious concrete and not easily broken into nomination signatures.
In a motion filed in January, Lokuta’s vironmental work meets legal man- health problems if broken into fine par- small enough particles to pose any The chosen 11 will take office in Ja-
attorneys, George Michak and Ronald dates. ticles and inhaled, though the risk is risk. Corbett said the only way the pan- nuary and oversee the county’s his-
“I have two children in that school,” higher with prolonged exposure. toric switch to a home rule govern-
See LOKUTA, Page 7A Corbett said, stressing the district has The panels were installed prior to See ASBESTOS , Page 7A ment system.

After ruling, agency will scale back veterans project, attorney says
By TERRIE MORGAN-BESECKER which straddles land located in the project, just on a smaller trict. The board determined CSS or conforming the property to a
tmorgan@timesleader.com Edwardsville and Kingston. scale,” Hailstone said. had failed to meet the require- permitted use would be cost-pro-
EDWARDSVILLE – Catholic The ruling means CSS cannot The proposed project would ments for a variance, which state hibitive.
Social Services has lost a court build on any portion of the com- cater to war veterans, including the applicant must show it would In this case, the court stated an
challenge of a ruling that denied a plex on property that is located in some with disabilities, and their suffer an unnecessary hardship. official from CSS had testified the
zoning variance for a veterans Edwardsville. It is permitted to families. It generated controver- CSS appealed that ruling to Lu- agency could locate the complex
housing complex at the former build on the land that is located in sy among residents of Edwards- zerne County Court, which up- solely within Kingston, which
Kingston, which approved the ville, who expressed concerns at held the board’s decision. The does permit multi-family units in
St. Hedwig’s Church property,
project in 2009, said Jamie Hail- a zoning hearing in May 2009 agency then appealed to Com- a residential district, but opted
but the decision won’t scuttle the
stone, attorney for the CSS. that it would house persons with monwealth Court. not to do so for “aesthetic rea-
project, an attorney for the agen- Hailstone said CSS had initial- psychological and/or substance In its ruling, the Common- sons.”
cy said. ly planned to build a 30-unit com- abuse problems. wealth Court agreed that CSS “An applicant seeking a varia-
The state Commonwealth plex, but the court ruling means The Edwardsville zoning had not met the standard set for nce must demonstrate that an un-
Court on Thursday said the Ed- it will now have to be reduced to board denied the request for a obtaining a variance. The court necessary hardship will result in
wardsville Zoning Board acted 14 units, all of which will be locat- variance, which was required be- noted that to establish a hardship the variance is denied ... CSS
properly when it denied the varia- ed in Kingston. cause multi-family units are not the applicant must show there clearly did not meet its burden,”
nce for the proposed complex, “We’re still going ahead with permitted in a residential dis- was no other use for the property the court said.
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Gadhafi loyalist quits job


◆I N B R I E F BUDGET SHOWDOWN

Tea party
The new blow to the Libyan
regime comes a day after
state TV as he remained out of
sight. The White House said
the strongman’s inner circle
Women shout
as they wave
pro-Gadhafi
protests
deal on
the foreign minister flees. was clearly crumbling with flags during a
the loss of Foreign Minister political dem-
Moussa Koussa, who flew onstration in
from Tunisia to England on Benghazi, Li-

spending
By HADEEL AL-SHALCHI
and RYAN LUCAS Wednesday. bya, on Thurs-
Associated Press day.
Ali Abdessalam Treki, a for-
TRIPOLI, Libya — Moam- mer foreign minister and U.N.
mar Gadhafi struck a defiant General Assembly president, AP PHOTO
stance Thursday after two announced his departure on A tentative deal would result
high-profile defections from several opposition websites took the town of Brega. Defense Secretary Robert
in cuts of about $33 billion,
his regime, saying the West- the next day. The rebels said they were Gates, however, told Con-
ern leaders who have decimat- Gadhafi attempted to ap- taking heart from the depar- gress on Thursday the U.S. half of what House wants.
AP PHOTO ed his military with airstrikes pear undaunted, accusing the tures in Gadhafi’s inner circle. still knows little about the re-
Spring break alive and well for some should resign immediately. leaders of the countries at- The U.S. has ruled out using bels, and that if anyone arms
Spring break revelers drink beer as Gadhafi’s message was un- tacking his forces of being “af- ground troops in Libya but it and trains them it should be By LISA MASCARO
they participate in a bikini contest dercut by its delivery — a fected by power madness.” is considering providing some other country. and KATHLEEN HENNESSEY
Thursday at a nightclub in the resort scroll across the bottom of His government’s forces re- arms. Tribune Washington Bureau
city of Cancun, Mexico. Cancun re- WASHINGTON — Budget
mains a top beach destination for talks continued Thursday on a
college students during Spring Break.
FERRARO LAID TO REST compromise that would avoid a
federal government shutdown,
even as "tea party" protesters
DAMASCUS, SYRIA gathered outside the Capitol to
Civilian deaths to be probed urge Republicans not to stray
from the $61 billion in cuts al-

F acing a massive protest movement ready approved by the House.


demanding reform, Syria’s presi- A tentative deal would result in
dent set up committees Thursday to cuts of about half that — $33 bil-
look into the deaths of civilians during lion in cutbacks in one of the
nearly two weeks of unrest and replac- largest one-time reductions in do-
ing decades-old emergency laws. mestic government programs.
The moves appear to be a carefully But House Speaker John
designed attempt by President Bashar Boehner insisted Thursday that
Assad to head off massive protests Republicans had not agreed to
planned for today while showing he that level of reductions. He said
will not be pressured to implement the GOP was holding out for the
reform — instead, he will make chang- House-passed bill that included
es at his own pace. dozens of such politically divisive
On Wednesday, he dashed expecta- policy priorities
tions that he would announce sweep- as defunding The Tea Party
ing changes, instead blaming two Planned Parent- Patriots con-
weeks of popular fury on a foreign hood and gut- verged on
conspiracy during his first comments ting the Envi-
since the protests began. ronmental Pro- Capitol Hill,
tection Agency. telling mem-
MADISON, WIS. That bill died in bers of Con-
a Senate vote.
Gov. will heed judge ruling "We’re going
gress that it
to continue to would be
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s top fight for every- worth a shut-
aide said Thursday the administration thing that’s in down to
will abide by a judge’s order to stop it," Boehner, R-
preparation to implement a divisive Ohio, said achieve the
collective bargaining law. AP PHOTO Thursday. promised level
Department of Administration Secre-
tary Mike Huebsch said Thursday the
Republican governor’s administration
O netime vice presidential candidate
Geraldine Ferraro was remembered as
a political trailblazer and a devoted moth-
Pressure on of cuts.
Republicans re-
mains intense as
still believes the law took effect when a conservatives view a compromise
state office posted online last week. er and friend Thursday at a funeral that
as a violation of the GOP’s fall
But he says Walker will abide by Dane drew dignitaries including former Presi-
campaign promise to cut spend-
County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi’s dent Bill Clinton, Secretary of State Hillary ing by $100 billion. Republican
ruling earlier Thursday that the law Rodham Clinton and House Democratic leaders have argued that that has
hadn’t taken effect. Leader Nancy Pelosi. Ferraro made histo- been fulfilled with the proposed
Sumi’s ruling came after Walker’s ry as the first woman to serve on a major $61 billion in cuts this year.
administration ignored a restraining party ticket when Democrat Walter Mon- Under gray skies, the influen-
order she issued earlier this week say- tial conservative group Tea Party
dale chose her as his running mate in
ing work on the law should stop while Patriots converged on Capitol
she considers a lawsuit challenging the 1984. She died Saturday of multiple mye-
Hill, telling members of Congress
statute’s legitimacy. loma, a type of blood cancer. She was 75. that it would be worth a shut-
Hundreds of mourners packed the Church down to achieve the promised lev-
JEFFERSON CITY, MO. of St. Vincent Ferrer in midtown Manhat- el of cuts.
Extra jobless aid dropped tan for a funeral Mass that featured nine
eulogies. Above, pallbearers carry her
"Cut it or shut it," they cheered.
Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., a con-
Thousands of people in Missouri casket. At left, Mondale enters the church. servative favorite of the small-
who have been unemployed for more government activists, announced
than a year soon will lose their jobless from the stage: "It’s time to pick a
benefits, marking a significant victory fight."

Japan seeks outside nuke help


for Republican fiscal hawks who are Jenny Beth Martin, a co-foun-
crusading against government spend- der of Tea Party Patriots, the
ing. group that organized the rally,
When eligibility ends Saturday, Mis- said the House GOP must stand
souri will become the only state to firm.
voluntarily quit a federal stimulus "They can’t go lower than $61
program that offers extended benefits. French, American and international experts — even a robot — are either in Electric Power Co. said Thursday that ra- billion," she said. "They’ve al-
Japan or on their way, and French Presi- dioactive contamination in groundwater ready compromised."
Michigan, Arkansas and Florida also experts — even a robot — are either
recently took steps to cut back on dent Nicholas Sarkozy visited Tokyo on 15 yards under one of six reactors there White House spokesman Jay
money going to the unemployed, al-
in Japan or on their way. Thursday to meet with the prime minis- had been measured at 10,000 times the Carney on Thursday called the
though they targeted state benefits ter and show solidarity. government standard. It was the first House measure "not viable," be-
instead. Workers are racing to find the source of time the utility has released statistics for cause it failed to clear the Senate.
As a result, more than 34,000 unem-
The Associated Press contaminated water that has been pool- groundwater near the plant. Carney suggested that Boehn-
ployed residents in Missouri could TOKYO, Japan — Japan is increasingly ing in the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear Traces of radioactive Iodine-131 were er and other Republican leaders
miss out on $105 million in benefits turning to other countries for help as it plant since the March 11 earthquake and found in milk in California and Washing- wanted to avoid a shutdown and
over the next nine months. Unlike struggles to stabilize its tsunami-stricken tsunami. ton, according to federal and state au- that the administration was opti-
some other stimulus programs, Mis- nuclear plant and stop radiation leaks “The amount of water is enormous, thorities who are monitoring for contam- mistic about reaching an accord.
souri’s unclaimed money would not be that are complicating efforts to recover and we need any wisdom available,” said ination. But the officials say the levels are "We do not have a deal," he cau-
redistributed by the federal govern- the bodies of some of the thousands nuclear safety agency spokesman Hidehi- still 5,000 times below levels of concern tioned. "But there is a target num-
ment to other states. It simply would swept away by the towering wave. ko Nishiyama. and do not represent a public health ber from which the details can be
French, American and international A spokesman for plant operator Tokyo threat. worked out."
remain unspent.

NEW YORK

Oil highest since 2008 RadioShack owner says he won’t stop gun giveaway promo
The price of oil rose to a 30-month
high on Thursday as fighters loyal to The Associated Press pistol or $115 shotgun and a free back- “RadioShack has taken the position
Moammar Gadhafi pushed back rebels HAMILTON, Mont. — A Montana ground check to customers who sign that we’re tarnishing their brand im-
from key areas in eastern Libya. RadioShack owner said he will contin- up for two-year Dish Network packag- age with the promotion,” he said. “I
Benchmark West Texas Intermediate ue to give away guns with satellite es. don’t think this is a negative impact. I
crude rose $2.45, more than 2 percent, television subscriptions despite the Those not interested in the firearms don’t think they understand the way
to settle at $106.72 a barrel on the New corporation’s insistence he halt the can opt for a $50 pizza gift certificate. of life in Montana.”
York Mercantile Exchange. At one promotion. RadioShack Corp. officials called RadioShack Corp. has stated that AP PHOTO
point it hit $106.83, the highest it’s Since October, Steve Strand has Strand on Tuesday and ordered him Strand’s offer does not follow the cor- Steve Strand, the owner of the Ra-
been since September, 2008. In Lon- been offering a gift card for a $125 to pull the promotion. poration’s marketing practices. dioShack in Hamilton, Mont.
don, Brent crude rose $2.25 to settle at
$117.20 per barrel.
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M nliGht
madness!
JASON RIEDMILER/FOR THE TIMES LEADER

Dr. Andrew Chichura, superintendent of Mountain View School


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

School voucher

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pros, cons debated
Democratic Policy Committee “The voucher system is going
to take more funds from the public
hearing addresses public
schools. The proponents say that
funding of private schools. it’s not going to, but there’s only
one pot of money,” he said.
Opponents seek the addition of

everything in the store!


By CHRISTOPHER J. HUGHES accountability standards in pri-
chughes@golackawanna.com vate schools to the current lan-
SCRANTON – Public and paro- guage in S.B. 1.
chial schools had their say on pro- In separate testimony, REACH
posed legislation before the state Foundation Executive Board
Senate regarding school vouchers Member and KCEA Executive Di-
during a Democratic Policy Com- rector the Rev. Theodore Clater
mittee hearing Thursday at Mary- said religious schools build “much
wood University. more of a community-based fam-
Officials from the Scranton, ily environment.”
Blue Ridge and Moun- Clater also called the Some of the lowest prices of the year!- it’s

MOONLIGHT MADNESS
tain View districts along U P N E X T accountability to parents
with representatives of a more “true accountabil-
the Scranton Hebrew Another hear- ity” than reporting facts
ing on school
Day School, Keystone vouchers is set and figures to a govern-
Christian Education As- for April 7 at 10 ment entity.
sociation and the Dio- a.m. at the Diocese of Scranton
that you just can’t afford to miss!
cese of Scranton ad- Pennsylvania Secretary for Catholic
dressed their polar takes Capitol Build- Schools and Superin-

PLUS SPECIAL FINANCING


on Senate Bill 1. ing, Harrisburg. tendent Kathleen Han-
About 50 percent of lon said there are often
students in Scranton will misconceptions about
become eligible for the opportuni- the exclusivity of private, Catholic

OPTIONS AVAILABLE!
ty scholarships in their third year schools.
if the bill is enacted, according to “Our families, contrary to pop-
Scranton Federation of Teachers ular belief, represent the society in
President Rosemary Boland. which we all live and have the
She said the bill, as written, will challenges which we all face,” she
not prohibit private schools from said.
choosing their students from a She said private schools also Choose from our entire stock or special order in your
field of applicants while the public regularly accept students with
system would continue to accept physical or mental disabilities.
all students. Legislators like Rep. James Roe-
choice of hundreds of fabrics and styles! Add some
“The plain fact is that unless the buck, Jr. said the differentiation
child is well-behaved, belongs to between public dollars and pri- accent pieces from our storewide selection of oc-
the ‘right’ social class or religion, vate entities is the backbone of
or has the right mix of intellectual, their struggle with the bill.
creative, and athletic abilities, Roebuck asked how can the
casional tables, lamps, pictures, mirrors and home
that child may not be chosen to at- state take public dollars to serve
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Redistributing public dollars in- values.
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challenges to districts across the help you without destroying the
commonwealth, said Mountain system that we have before us,” your perfect room…The superior quality and comfort

AT SOME
View School District Superintend- Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Nan-
ent Dr. Andrew Chichura. ticoke, added.
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Marino remarks stir heat, OF THE LOWEST


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Marino’s spo-
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mhughes@timesleader.com Marino rectly, but read-
U.S. Rep. Tom Marino has ers, including
come under fire for comments he those at the Inquirer, apparently
made earlier this week regarding misunderstood his comment.
the U.S. launching missiles into There are no U.S. soldiers on the
Libya. ground fighting in Africa, Fen-
A story on Thursday’s online nick said, and Marino wants to
edition of the Philadelphia In-
quirer labeled Marino a “geogra-
phy dunce” for comments he
keep it that way.
“We are not in Africa. There
were missile strikes, but many of
FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY ONLY!
made to another newspaper earli- those missiles were launched
er in the week, alleging Marino from Missouri,” Fennick said.
did not realize Libya is an African “The congressman’s position is
nation. that we don’t want to go into Afri-
Marino spoke about President ca, (but) a few days of missile
Obama’s policy in Libya and said strikes does not put us on a conti-
Congress was not consulted be- nent.”
fore air cover and missile strikes Fennick said Marino’s office
were launched. was “baffled” about how the
Marino reportedly stated that quote could have been misunder-
“the bottom line is I wish the stood.
president would have told us,
talked to Congress about what is
the plan. Is there a plan? Is the
mission to take Gadhafi out?”
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7 N.Y. state tech workers win


THE WORDING OF THE LAW: vis Street on Feb. 6. Hartnett was

SALTS
found with two containers of bath
The sale of illegal use of certain fumes from any noxious substance
salts in his pockets, according to

$319M Mega Millions jackpot


solvents and noxious substances or substance containing a solvent
law says: “No person shall, for the having the property of releasing the criminal complaint.
Continued from Page 1A purpose of causing a condition of toxic vapors or fumes. At a preliminary hearing on
intoxication, inebriation, excite- “The law also prohibits the retail March 16, Hartnett pleaded
with information on places ment, stupefaction, or the dulling sale of any noxious substance or a By MARY ESCH conference at state lottery head-
guilty to the charge and was sen- Associated Press
where bath salts are being sold,” of his brain or nervous system, solvent capable of releasing toxic quarters in Schenectady.
intentionally smell or inhale the vapors or fumes.” tenced to six months probation.
Musto Carroll said. “We may con- SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — An Each of the seven winners will
centrate on one municipality or “It is one crime we found that early morning phone call on a collect a check for $19.1 million,
take it a big step forward and go we can charge people with,” Saturday usually means one after taxes.
countywide. We’re exploring the U . S . R E P. L O U B A R L E T T A C O S P O N S O R S B I L L Kingston police Chief James thing for the IT workers at the Some of their colleagues
possibilities right now.” T O B A N B AT H S A LT S , O T H E R S Y N T H E T I C S Keiper said. “We’ve had multiple New York state Division of might be kicking themselves.
Three Lackawanna County incidents involving bath salts this Housing and Community Re- Co-winner John Hilton, 57, of
judges on U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Hazleton, called bath salts in the interest of year. Until the legislature makes newal. North Greenbush, said there are
The state Wednesday signed on as a cosponsor of legis- public safety until the chemical bath salts illegal, we’ll continue "I said, ‘Great, the server’s about a dozen workers in the in-
lation that would ban so-called can be proven harmful or lacks
House of granted an in-
bath salts and other synthetic medicinal or industrial value. Once to encounter this problem.” down,’" said John Kutey, 54, of formation technology depart-
Representa- junction that drug substitutes and classify them proven, the chemical should be In the absence of a state law, Green Island. ment who start playing the lot-
banned six as controlled substances. banned permanently. police agencies are dealing with Nope. Instead, he and six col- tery at $2 per person when the
tives on Mon- Scranton busi- H.R. 1254, or the Synthetic Drug Recent reports of erratic and leagues had hit the jackpot: $319 jackpot hits $100 million.
crimes associated with bath
day is sched- nesses from Control Act, was introduced violent actions committed by million in the multistate Mega "We keep a checklist of who’s
Wednesday. It would ban the com- people under the influence of salts.
uled to vote selling bath Millions game’s fifth-largest in and who’s out for any particu-
salts. The six pounds used in synthetic drugs so-called bath salts have been Wilkes-Barre police said they prize in its history. lar drawing," he said. This time,
on legislation that are sold as bath salts or plant shocking, said Barletta. arrested Kenneth Albelli, 37, of
businesses food. It also would include the “There is no question that syn-
"It still seems unreal to us," five names were crossed off the
that would were targeted Dillon Street, late Wednesday af- Kutey said Thursday at a news list when they declined to play.
drugs among those listed by the thetic drugs such as these bath
ban certain in a petition fil- U.S. Drug Enforcement Adminis- salts pose a clear and present ternoon when he was chasing af-
chemicals ed by Lacka- tration as Schedule 1 substances danger to the residents of North- ter and yelling at passing cars on

STORM
wanna County that have no legitimate medical eastern Pennsylvania, and these East Main Street. Police said he counties, and this time PennDOT
used in the District Attor- use such as heroin and marijuana. substances should be banned has to treat each one differently,
was under the influence of bath
manufacture ney Andrew The bill gives the DEA more au- immediately,” he said.
salts. she said.
thority to temporarily ban so-
of bath salts. Jarbola after It was the third time Albelli “Ineveryoneofourcountiesit’s
Continued from Page 1A
the retailers did was arrested this week for caus- almost like a different storm,”
not voluntarily was prepared to send in the plows said Dussinger.
ing disturbances on East Main
remove bath this will do is give prosecutors a ban certain chemicals used in the once again. The valley cities won’t see as
Street, police said.
salts from shelves. basis to charge retailers with dis- manufacture of bath salts. If it Karen Dussinger, a spokeswo- much snow as the higher eleva-
Earlier this week, city police man for PennDOT’s District 4-0 tions so she advised motorists to
Musto Carroll said she had a tributing the products under the passes, the bill will be taken up in
discussion with Jarbola on nuisance laws until the state leg- the state Senate. charged two Lackawanna County office in Dunmore, said there is “mind the weather and mind the
Thursday. islature can put something into But police in Kingston charged women with reckless endanger- enough salt and anti-skid materi- conditions.”
“What we hope to accomplish place.” Richard Gary Hartnett, 26, of Par- ment while they were under the al on hand for this storm. For motorists who travel inter-
is similar to what the district at- The state House of Representa- sons, with a seldom-used crime influence of bath salts while rid- The district is made up of Lack- states 80, 81, 84 and 380 she ad-
torney did in Lackawanna Coun- tives on Monday is scheduled to of illegal use of certain solvents ing in a vehicle, according to awanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susque- vised them to call 511 for updated
ty,” Musto Carroll said. “What vote on legislation that would when he was found yelling on Da- charges filed. hanna, Wayne and Wyoming road conditions.

LOKUTA CAMERAS
Sprague, a member of the nical support. They were not al- just being there,” Myers said. were supposed to be monitoring
panel that presided over her lowed to monitor the cameras,” Miller was also upset by state- the cameras.
misconduct trial, was not Miller said. “If they saw a crime in ments made by police who said “Sometimes they’re playing a
obligated to recuse himself progress, what is the moral human they saw Legion employees watch- computer game or watching a mo-
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based on his prior represen- being to do? Not say anything be- ing movies, sleeping, doing puz- vie,” he said. “It’s something you
Santora, argued Lokuta had tation of Robert Powell, a Marino found the city continued cause it’s a violation of a labor zles or reading magazines and try not to bring up . . . (but) I’m
been wrongly prohibited key figure in the corruption to be in violation after February agreement?” newspapers while on duty. not going to have my guys run
from presenting evidence at probe. 2010 based on testimony by offi- Phil Myers, president of the po- Miller acknowledged some em- down in the press.”
a second hearing that was The ruling leaves Lokuta cers that Legion employees would lice union, said he doesn’t fault ployees did do that, but said he Told of Miller’s comments,
called to re-examine her only one option – an appeal sometimes adjust camera views the Legion employees from speak- had no issue with that because Myers said he was not aware of
case in light of the Luzerne to the U.S. Supreme Court – and alert officers to activity, even ing up, but the fact remains they their job was technical support, any allegations officers were sleep-
County corruption probe. in seeking to regain her though they had been instructed were doing the job of a police offi- not to monitor the cameras. ing or otherwise not paying atten-
The attorneys also seat. not to monitor the cameras. cer. He said he was upset police tion to the cameras.
claimed the high court Michak said he had not Miller said Thursday he found “I guess they did what they felt raised that issue in their com- The PLRB order directs the city
erred in upholding the dis- spoken to Lokuta on Thurs- that part of the order to particular- was right. The fact is they plaint given that he has personally to remove the Legion guards im-
ciplinary court’s finding day, but believes she in- ly “absurd.” shouldn’t have been there. They seen police officers sleeping, read- mediately. It does not provide any
that attorney Richard tends to file the appeal. “Our guys were there for tech- were doing a police officer’s job by ing books or texting while they monetary award for police officers.

ASBESTOS
they have a very tight schedule cluding but not limited to specif- Ted Corbett, a senior
for the demolition of the building ic stets of student lockers, sci- project manager for TCI
this summer. A new school on ence and chemistry lab products” Environmental Services,
neighboring property is set to and surplus/stored non-essential discusses the safety pre-
Continued from Page 3A cautions that will be used
open next September, and the supplies.
in the removal of exterior
els at the high school could be- demolition work must be fin- Superintendent Frank Galicki
concrete panels contain-
come a threat would be to grind ished before then. said removal of the panels would
ing asbestos at Dallas
or sand them into powder. Kraynak said the school board occur only between 4 p.m. and High School. TCI is mon-
Still, he conceded, workers will managed to get the construction 12:30 a.m., and on weekends. He itoring all the environ-
be required to wear special suits of the new school and the demoli- said teachers had been recently mental work in the con-
and respirators under govern- tion of the old one done at a sub- told about it, and that he knew ru- struction of a new high
ment regulations, but he noted stantial savings, and that keeping mors had begun circulating. The school and the demolition
those regulations also protect to the tight schedule ensures the letter is being sent out to all par- of the current one.
students and the public. Asbestos cost won’t increase. ents and posted on the district
removal has been done in hospi- Removal of the panels before website to head off the growing
tals using the same procedures the end of school is one of several rumors.
the district will use, and “You efforts to keep the project on “We want to be completely AIMEE DILGER/THE TIMES LEADER
can’t evacuate a hospital.” schedule. open about this,” Galicki said.
The Dallas High School work The letter being sent to par- “Anyone with any questions can
will be done when no students ents notes that, “on or about May call us.”

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District Buildings and moved off hours and over week- istration phone number, 674-
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nak said the contractors want to
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JEAN PIL, 75, of East Field Marian Melnyk Celia Sophia Rish FUNERALS
Street, Alden, died Wednesday,
March 30, 2011, in Guardian Elder March 30, 2011 March 30, 2011
Care Center, 147 Old Newport St., BRENNAN- John Sr., Mass of

M
Nanticoke. Christian Burial 11 a.m. Saturday in
C
arian Melnyk, 93, passed away elia Sophia Rish, 91, formerly of
Arrangements are pending peacefully Wednesday, March Newport Street, Glen Lyon, the Immaculate Conception
from the Kielty-Moran Funeral 30, 2011, at the Wilkes-Barre Gener- Church, 801 Taylor Ave., Scranton.
passed away on Wednesday, March Friends may call 4 to 7 p.m. today
Home Inc., 87 Washington Ave., al Hospital after suffering a heart at- 30, 2011, at the Berwick Retirement in the Vanston and James Funer-
Plymouth. tack. She had been a resident at Riv- Village where she had been a resi- al Home, 1401 Ash St., Scranton.
erview Ridge Assisted Living in dent for two years. BRIGIDO – Americo, funeral 11 a.m.
CARMELLA MAZZA, 91, of Old Wilkes-Barre since October. She was born in Glen Lyon on No- Saturday in the Thomas P. Kear-
Forge, died Thursday, March 31, She was born August 1, 1917, the vember 21, 1919, a daughter of the ney Funeral Home Inc., Old Forge.
2011, at home. Born in Old Forge third youngest of 11 children born to late Peter and Sophia (Rasmus) Na-
Visitation 10 a.m. until service
George Jascur and Mary Benedict time.
on April 19, 1919, she was a daugh- mowicz. Celia lived most of her life- BURCICKI – Joseph, funeral 9 a.m.
Jascur of Wilkes-Barre, who immi-
ter of the late Luigi and Lorita Ce- time in Glen Lyon where she attend- Saturday from the George A.
grated to the United States from the
rullo Prinzo. Preceding her in area then known as Austria-Hun- ed the Newport Township Schools. Strish Inc. Funeral Home, 105 N.
death were husband, Anthony She was employed by Consolidat- Main St., Ashley. Mass of Chris-
gary. She was educated at Sacred tian Burial is at 9:30 a.m. in St.
Mazza; daughter, Philomena Maz- Heart Catholic School and Cough- ed Cigar for 23 years as a cigar in-
Andrew Parish. Family and
za-Guadalupe; and brothers, Tullio lin High School. spector. She was a member of Holy friends may call6 to 8 p.m. today
and Louis Prinzo. Surviving are A stay-at-home mom, she enjoyed Spirit Parish/St. Adalbert’s Church, and 8 to 9 a.m. Saturday.
children, Louis Mazza, Lorita Ar- a happy marriage of 70 years with Mamola, Veronica Mamola, Helen Glen Lyon, and a former member of 18, 1993; and brother, Charles “Ed- CIONZYNSKI – Louis, funeral 11 a.m.
her beloved husband, Walter, whom (Sister M. Ursula), and Mildred the Altar and Rosary Society of the dy” Namowicz, November 19, 1992. today from Davis-Dinelli Funeral
mitage and Angela Mazza; brother, Home, 170 E. Broad St., Nanticoke.
she married in 1940 and with whom Rodzinak. Parish. Surviving are a son Joseph Rish
Julius Prinzo; grandchildren, Besides her three children, she is Concelebrated Mass of Christian
she had three children, James, of She was a member of the former and his wife, Donna, Berwick, Pa.;
Duane Armitage and Michael Maz- survived by her dear sister Jose- VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post No. daughter Marie Soto and her hus- Burial at 11:30 a.m. in St. Faustina
Walnut Creek, Calif., Marian and
za; and nieces and a nephew. phine Check of Niagara Falls, N.Y.; Kowalska Parish / Holy Trinity
David, of Trucksville. Walter pre- 8353, the American Legion Ladies band, Peter, of Monroe, N.J.; nine Church, 520 S. Hanover St.,
Funeral services will be held at ceded her in death just five months daughter-in-law, Catherine Melnyk; Auxiliary No. 539 of Glen Lyon, grandchildren; several great-grand- Nanticoke.
9:15 a.m. Tuesday from the Tho- ago in November 2010. three granddaughters, Diane Mull- where she served as Vice President, children and great-great-grandchil- FREY – Brett, memorial service 11
mas P. Kearney Funeral Home She was the quintessential mom, er, Davis, Calif.; Jennifer Melnyk, and a member of the Senior Citizens dren; brother, Stanley Namowicz, a.m. Saturday in the chapel at the
Inc., 517 N. Main St., Old Forge, a PTA officer, Boy Scout den moth- San Francisco, Calif.; and Amy Kem- of Newport Township. Lansdale, Pa.; sisters, Mrs. Frank Memorial Shrine Cemetery,
with a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian er, school-trip chaperone, detailed merer, Walnut Creek, Calif.; one During her years of retirement, “Leona” Stavitski, Trenton, N.J., Carverton.
seamstress, talented quilter and grandson, Trevor Melnyk, Trucks- HENDERSHOT – Gerald, memorial
Burial at St. Mary of the Assump- Celia enjoyed taking bus trips and and Mrs. Chester “Jean” Szklanny, service 11 a.m. Saturday at the
baker extraordinaire. A tireless vol- ville; as well as great-grandsons,
tion Church, Old Forge. Interment cruises with her close friends. Her Nanticoke; as well as numerous Beaumont Free Methodist Church
unteer, she was involved in numer- Ryan Muller, Jeremy and Andrew
will follow in Old Forge Cemetery. favorite and most memorable trips nieces and nephews. on Route 115, Buck Township.
ous church, school and civic activ- Kemmerer. KELLOW – Wayne, memorial service
Relatives and friends may pay The family would like to thank were with her family to Disney Funeral Services will be held at
ities including 30 years with the 11 a.m. today from the Stairville
their respects from 5 to 8 p.m. the staff of Riverview Ridge for their World in Florida. She was a talented 10:30 a.m. Saturday from the Ge-
American Red Cross and 10 years United Methodist Church, Stair-
Monday at the funeral home. with the Retired Senior Volunteer care and support. Also a special crotchetier who loved to design af- orge A. Strish Inc., Funeral Home,
ville Road, Wapwallopen.
Program. thank you goes to Barbara Boney ghans for her family and closest 211 W. Main St., Glen Lyon. Mass of KINDRED – Chester, funeral 10 a.m.
Marian was especially known as a who provided Marian with many friends. Celia was active for many Christian Burial will be held at 11 today from the Kopicki Funeral
MICHAEL P. EVANS, formerly
creative gardener and loved collect- fun-filled evenings working on cre- years in the former St. Michael’s a.m. from Holy Spirit Parish/St. Home, 263 Zerbey Ave., Kingston.
of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Church of Glen Lyon. KOLESAR – Victoria, funeral with
ing and propagating new plants. ative projects and activities. Adalbert’s Church, Market Street,
Thursday afternoon, March 31, Preceding her in death was her Glen Lyon. Interment will be in St. Panachida 9:15 a.m. Saturday
She was appreciated for her “Plant In accordance with Marian’s
2011, at Riverstreet Manor, Wilkes- husband of 55 years, Stanley Rish, Michael’s Cemetery, Glen Lyon. from the Wroblewski Funeral
Booths” at the annual bazaars at wishes, there will be no viewing. A Home Inc., 1442 Wyoming Ave.,
Barre. both Sacred Heart Slovak Church Mass of Christian Burial will be cel- who expired September 13, 1995; Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30
Funeral arrangements are Forty Fort. Office of Christian
and Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian ebrated at 10 a.m. Monday in Saints sister, Lillian Glushefski, February a.m. Saturday. Burial with Divine Liturgy at 10
pending from the Michael J. Mikel- Catholic Church. She was blessed Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic a.m. in St. Michael the Archangel
ski Funeral Home, Plains Town- with many dear friends throughout Church, Wilkes-Barre. Friends and Byzantine Catholic Church, 205
ship. her life because of her outgoing per- relatives are welcomed to meet di- N. Main St., Pittston. Visitation 2

HELEN LUCZAK, formerly of


sonality and optimistic nature.
Her deceased siblings include
rectly at the church.
Funeral arrangements are by the
James C. Size to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at
the funeral home. Parastas at
Plymouth, passed away Thursday, 7:45 p.m. today.
brothers, Michael, Joseph, John, Yeosock Funeral Home, Plains March 31, 2011
March 31, 2011, at Mercy Center, KUDRAKO – William Sr., funeral 10
George and Cyril; and sisters Mary Township. a.m. Saturday from the Gubbiotti
Dallas.
Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming
Funeral arrangements are
pending from the Charles V. Sher- J ames C. Size, of Scranton, died
Thursday, March 31, 2011, in Ave., Exeter. Relatives and friends
may call 5 to 8 p.m. today at the
bin Funeral Home, Hanover Town- Mercy Hospital. His wife is the for- funeral home.
ship. Walter I. Galka mer Mary Ann Bazil. The couple
celebrated 40 years of marriage No-
MCGAHEE – Leslie, funeral 9 a.m.
Saturday from Yeosock Funeral
March 31, 2011 vember 26. Home, 40 S. Main St., Plains
Born in Scranton, he was a son of Township. Friends may call 6 p.m.
Anthony R. the late James and Emma McDo- to 9 p.m. today.

Dellarte W alter I. Galka, 78, of Noxen,


passed away Thursday, March nald Size. James was a member of
Holy Rosary-St. Anthony Parish. He
MCGLYNN – Owen, celebration of
life 10 to 11 a.m. today at McLaugh-
31, 2011, at the Meadows Nursing lin’s Family Funeral Service, 142 S.
and Rehabilitation Center, Dallas. was educated in Scranton public Washington St., Wilkes-Barre.
March 30, 2011 schools and was a graduate of Scran- MCGUIRE – Miriam, celebration of
Born in Noxen, he was a son of
life 5 p.m. today at McLaughlin’s
A nthony R. Dellarte, 91, of West the late Walter F. and Mary Jane ton Central High School, class of
Pittston, passed away Wednes- 1956. James attended the University Family Funeral Service, 142 S.
Newberry Galka. He was a graduate Washington St., Wilkes-Barre.
day, March 30, 2011, at his home. of Lake-Noxen High School. of Scranton. Visitation at McLaughlin’s 3 to 5
He was born July 30, 1919, in Before retiring, he was employed James previously owned and op- p.m. today.
Wyoming, a son of the late Joseph as a surveyor, foreman, and assist- erated the Rainbow Market, Chin- Monday from the Thomas J. PACZKOWSKI – Paul Jr., Memorial
and Rose Coniglio Dellarte. ant superintendent by PennDOT, chilla, Pa., and was employed as a Hughes Funeral Home Inc., 1240 St. Mass 10 a.m. Saturday in Holy
Mr. Dellarte was self employed sales consultant at Wyoming Valley Ann St., Scranton, with a Mass of Rosary Church, Duryea.
Tunkhannock, for 41 years. Walter PANETSKI – Helen, Mass of Chris-
as a Barber in West Pittston for 75 Motors, Larksville. Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Holy
served with the U.S. Army during tian Burial 10:30 a.m. today in
years. He was a lifelong Philadelphia Rosary-St. Anthony Parish, 312 Wil-
the Korean War. Holy Rosary Church, Duryea.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran Eagles Fan and a loving and devoted liam St., Scranton, to be celebrated PROSKI – Celestine, funeral 10 a.m.
He was a member of St. Luke’s
serving during World War II in the husband who will be deeply missed. by the Rev. Cyril Edwards, pastor. today from the Kielty-Moran
Lutheran Church, Noxen; Daddow-
75th Field Artillery in France, Ger- Thomas, Shavertown; sisters Ruth Also surviving are one sister, He- Interment will be held in St. Mary’s Funeral Home Inc., 87 Washing-
Isaacs American Post 672, Dallas, ton Ave., Plymouth. Mass of
many, Scotland and Wales. He was Saus, Croyden, Pa., and Susan Di- len Kozubal, Scranton; three broth- Byzantine Catholic Cemetery,
where he was a past commander Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in
awarded the World War II Victory Mattia, Yardley, Pa.; as well as ers-in-law, Andy Bazil and wife Bar- Scranton. Friends may call from 2 to
and the chairman of the Scholarship All Saints Parish, Willow Street,
Medal, Good Conduct Medal, grandchildren, Michael, Matt, and bara, Shavertown, Steven Ubaldini 6 p.m. Sunday. Plymouth.
Fund; Veterans of Foreign Wars, and wife Patricia, Dallas, and Ste-
American Campaign Medal, and Autumn Galka; Jeffrey Dulsky; and Memorial contributions may be REGGIE – Paul, funeral 9 a.m. from
Kingston; Korean War Veterans of phen Lenko, Lake Ariel, Pa.; a sister- made to Holy Rosary-St. Anthony’s
European African Middle Eastern Ashlie, Kylie, and Scott Rosengrant. the Graziano Funeral Home Inc.,
Wyoming Valley; Loyal Order of the in-law, Anne D. Bazil, Scranton; as Parish, 312 William St., Scranton, Pittston Township. Mass of Chris-
Medal with 3 Bronze Stars. He was Funeral service will be held
Moose 1276, Tunkhannock; George well as nieces, nephews, great-niec- PA 18508; or St. Mary’s Byzantine tian Burial at 9:30 a.m. Saturday
a former member of the V.F.W. Du- at 11 a.m. Monday from the Ri-
M. Dallas Lodge 531 F. & A.M.; Irem es, great-nephews and cousins. Catholic Church, 312 William St., at St. Rocco’s R.C. Church in
pont. chard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc.,
Shrine Center, Dallas; Independent Pittston Calling hours at the
He was a member of Corpus 672 Memorial Highway, Dallas, The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Scranton, PA 18508.
Order of the Odd Fellows, Dallas; funeral home 5 to 8 p.m. today.
Christi Parish, Immaculate Con- with the Rev. Martin Everhart offi- ROSKOS – Freda, funeral 11 a.m.
ception Church, West Pittston, Pa. Association Retired State Em- ciating. Entombment will be in Saturday in the Dorranceton
and the Holy Name Society of the ployees; South Mountain Land As- Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Dal- United Methodist Church, 549
Church. sociation, Noxen; National Rifle As- las. Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Friends
Mr. Dellarte enjoyed music and sociation; the Snake Pit and Baker-
field 9, both of Forkston, Pa.
Sunday. Legion service will be held Anna Olexa may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the
Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home
was a former member of the Big at 4 p.m. Sunday, with the Masonic Inc., 140 N. Main St., Shavertown.
Band Society of Wyoming Valley. He was preceded in death by his service at 5 p.m. Sunday. March 31, 2011 Friends may call 10:30 a.m. until
He was also an avid Yankee Fan. wife, Doris Ockenhouse Galka; and In lieu of flowers, donations may service time at the church.

A
He was preceded in death by his sister Eleanor Womer. be sent to Meadows Nursing and nna Olexa, 90, formerly of Lu- WEIDOW – Theresa, celebration of
wife of 52 years, the former Amelia Surviving are children, Michael Rehabilitation Center, 55 W. Center zerne, passed away Thursday, life 11 a.m. Saturday at St Jude’s
DeGennano; and brothers, An- W. and wife Susan, Sally Mock and Hill Road, Dallas, PA 18612; or St. March 31, 2011, at The Meadows Church, Mountain Top.
husband Dale, Lori Hardik and hus- Luke’s Lutheran Church, Noxen, PA Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, WEISKERGER – Barbara, funeral
drew, Adam and Joseph Dellarte. 9:30 a.m. today from the Gub-
Surviving are daughter Rose band Joseph, all of Noxen; brother, 18636. Dallas.
Born in Aliquippa, Pa., she was a biotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyom-
Marie Chesna and her husband, ing Ave., Exeter. Mass of Christian
daughter of the late Steve and Anna Burial at 10 a.m. at the Trinity
Joseph, Wyoming; son Anthony J.
Dulay Rovnak. Prior to her retire- Episcopal Church, corner of
Dellarte and his wife, Diane, Ed- ment, she was a presser in the gar-
wardsville; grandchildren, Joseph
Chesna, West Wyoming, Anthony
Freda Shouldice Roskos ment industry. She was a member of
Spring Street and Montgomery
Avenue, West Pittston.
St. Nicholas Byzantine Church,
Dellarte, Forty Fort, Nicole Biscot- March 30, 2011 Swoyersville, its Ladies Altar and
to, Dallas, Jeffrey Dellarte and Eric Rosary Society, and the Slovak
Dellarte, Edwardsville; six great-
grandchildren; as well as a sister,
Rose Chiazza, Swoyersville.
F reda Shouldice Roskos, 95, of
Kingston and Loyalville, died
Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at Heri-
Women Club.
She was preceded in death by
husband John Olexa; son John S.
Helen Ann Mansor
The funeral will be held at 9 tage House, Wilkes-Barre. Olexa Jr.; daughter Mary Ann Yat- March 28, 2011
Mary, of Aliquippa; as well as sis-
a.m. Monday Morning from
the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home,
Born in Jackson Township, Freda
was a daughter of the late Fredrick
sko; and brothers, John Rovnak and
Steve Rovnak.
Surviving are a son Thomas Ole-
ters, Margaret Galzarano and hus-
band, Dominick, of Aliquippa, and
H elen Ann Mansor, 81, of Nanti-
coke, passed away Monday,
509 Wyoming Ave., West Pittston, Albert Shouldice and Mary Turner March 28, 2011, at Guardian Elder
xa and wife, Victoria, of Kingston; Mary Montini of Aliquippa.
with Mass of Christian Burial at Millington Shouldice. Funeral will be held at 9:30 a.m. Care, Sheatown.
9:30 a.m. in Immaculate Concep- Freda was a loving and caring son-in-law Robert Yatsko of Hard- Born in Nanticoke, she was a
Monday from the Betz-Jastremski
tion Church, West Pittston. En- mother, grandmother and great- ing; grandchildren, Kerrie Hopp
Funeral Home Inc., 568 Bennett St., daughter of the late Maroon and El-
tombment will be in Mount Olivet grandmother. She was happiest and husband, Blaine, of Menifee, Luzerne, with a Rite of Christian
Calif., Kimberly LeVine and hus- izabeth Thomas Mansor.
Cemetery, Carverton. Friends may when selflessly caring for others. Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Nicholas Byz- Helen graduated from and worked
call at the funeral home from 4 to 7 She was an avid gardener and also band, Paul, of Hemet, Calif., Tho- antine Church, Swoyersville, with
mas Olexa Jr., and wife, Anna, of Pastor Joseph Bertha officiating. In- at University of Pennsylvania Hospi-
p.m. Sunday. enjoyed baking, sewing, quilting
Yorktown, Va., Robert Yatsko Jr., terment will be in Denison Cemete- tal as an X-Ray Technician. She went
In Lieu of flowers, the family re- and crocheting.
and wife, Carla, of Harding, and Su- ry, Swoyersville. Friends may call on to become the head of the X-Ray
quests that donations be sent to She was a member of Irem Tem-
san Balint and husband, Sean, of from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Department.
the American Heart Association, ple Women’s Auxiliary and the na, Hope, Caledonia and Galileo
Exeter; nine great-grandchildren; Condolences can be sent to sym- In addition to her parents, she was
613 Baltimore Dr., Ste. 3, West Pitt- Westmoreland Club. Freda was a Roskos; and Camilla and Adrian brother, Michael Rovnak and wife, pathy@betzjastremski.com.
ston, PA 18702. member of the former Jackson Unit- Treat; as well as numerous nieces preceded in death by brothers and
ed Methodist Church and later be- and nephews. sisters.
came a member of Dorranceton Funeral services will be held at Surviving are sisters, Josephine
OBITUARY POLICY United Methodist Church, King- 11 a.m. Saturday in the Dorranceton Mansor and Mary Mansor, Nanti-
The Times Leader publish-
es free obituaries, which
ston. She was very active in the United Methodist Church, 549
church, its Sunday School, WSCS, Wyoming Ave., Kingston. The Rev.
Joseph ‘Butch’ Goncharchick coke; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m.
have a 27-line limit, and paid and Goodwill Sunday School class. Beverly Butler, Pastor of Lehman/ March 29, 2011 Saturday from the Kearney Funeral
obituaries, which can run Preceding her in death were her Idetown United Methodist Church, Home Inc., 173 E. Green St., Nanti-
husband, John D. Roskos; brothers, will officiate. Interment will be
JTownship,
with a photograph. A funeral oseph “Butch” Goncharchick, 68, Surviving are a sister, Barbara coke, with a Mass of Christian Burial
home representative can call George, Walter and Paul Shouldice; made in Fern Knoll Burial Park, Dal- of the Hilldale section of Plains at 11 a.m. at St. Faustina Parish, 520
Ann Fellows, and her husband, Ste-
the obituary desk at (570) and sisters, Melinda Sutton, Sue las. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. passed away unexpect- phen, Harrisburg, Pa. S. Hanover St., Nanticoke. Interment
829-7224, send a fax to (570) Evarts, Melvina Shouldice and Ruth today at the Harold C. Snowdon Fu- edly Tuesday, March 29, 2011, after A Memorial Mass will be re- will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
829-5537 or e-mail to tlo- Lee Hendershot. neral Home Inc., 140 N. Main St., being stricken ill at home. cited at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in
Surviving are sons, J. David Ros- Shavertown. The Roskos family will Friends may call from 9:30 to 10:30
bits@timesleader.com. If you Born in Hudson on September Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Plains Saturday morning.
kos and wife, Joan, Jackson Town- also receive friends from 10:30 a.m. 30, 1942, he was a son of the late Jo- Township. Interment will follow in
fax or e-mail, please call to
ship; Donald P. Roskos and wife, Su- until time of service at the church seph and Helen Washicosky Gon- St. Joseph Cemetery, Hudson.
confirm. Obituaries must be More Obituaries, Page 2A
san, Lake Louise, Pa.; and Joseph W. Saturday. charchick. He was a 1956 graduate Friends may call at the church from
submitted by 9 p.m. Sunday Roskos and wife Eugenia, Wayne, In lieu of flowers, Memorial Do- of St. Joseph Elementary School, 9 a.m. until service time Saturday.
through Thursday and 7:30
p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Pa.; grandchildren, John David Ros- nations may be made to the Dorran-
kos and wife Diane, Rebecca Oley ceton United Methodist Church,
Hudson, and Marymount High
School, Wilkes-Barre, class of 1960.
Arrangements are under the di-
rection of the Yanaitis Funeral
G en etti’s
Obituaries must be sent by a and husband Richard, Marla Pupa 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA Joseph was a decorated U.S. Air Home, Plains Township. A fterFu nera lLu ncheons
funeral home or crematory, and husband Joseph, Steven Roskos 18704; or to the charity of the do- Force veteran of the Vietnam War,
or must name who is hand-
Sta rting a t$7.95 p erp erson
and wife Susan, Seth Roskos and nor’s choice. attaining the rank of staff sergeant.
ling arrangements, with wife Amanda, Alison Treat and hus- The Roskos family would like to Butch was a very skilled carpen- H otelBerea vem entR a tes
address and phone number. band Todd, and Jonathan, Anne, thank the staff of Heritage House for ter and home builder who had
We discourage handwritten April, Frederick , Rebekah, Evan, the love and care they provided. worked for Dan Rozanski Homes,
notices; they incur a $15 and Elizabeth Roskos; great-grand- Condolences may be sent to the Robert Figlock Construction, and
typing fee. children, David, Emma and Mat- Roskos Family via e-mail at snow-
thew Oley; Sarah Grace, Josiah, An- donfuneral@frontier.com.
retired from Tobyhanna Army De-
pot. He was an avid reader. 825.6477
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Cordaro and
S TAT E B U D G E T C U T S Protesters say governor’s proposed plan lets big business, gas drillers escape paying their fair share

Labor reps protest outside Toohil’s office Munchak lodge


By STEVE MOCARSKY
smocarsky@timesleader.com
HAZLETON – With his two children
sistant at a nursing home and as a Real-
tor in the Hazleton area.
“If you’re working or unemployed, if
not-guilty pleas
at his side, single father Peter DeMarco you have children going to school ... if The Lackawanna County commissioner
stood outside state Rep. Tarah Toohil’s you’re simply struggling to pay your
and former commissioner face
office on Monday to ask her and other bills and put food on your table day af-
elected officials to pass a state budget ter day, we’re all in the same boat, and racketeering and other charges.
that forces large corporations to help that boat is starting to sink,” he said.
fill a budget deficit rather than shift the DeMarco acknowledged that Cor-
entire burden of program cuts and bett vowed not to raise state taxes. By RICH HOWELLS
higher local taxes onto working “What we’re not told is that rhowells@golackawanna.com
families. taxes in your local school dis- SCRANTON – Lackawanna County
DeMarco joined more than a tricts will go up. The home you Commissioner A.J. Munchak and former
dozen other Northeastern Penn- are struggling to pay for now Commissioner Robert Cordaro pleaded not
sylvania labor leaders and repre- and may even be losing will guilty Thursday to a superseding indict-
sentatives of the Coalition for To see cost you even more money to ment filed against them this week.
Labor Engagement and Ac- video, visit live in with higher taxes. And They were arraigned before U.S. District
countable Revenues (CLEAR) www.times renters, if your landlord is pay- Magistrate Judge Thomas Blewitt in the
who said Gov. Tom Corbett’s leader.com ing higher taxes, what do you federal courthouse in Scranton at 11 a.m.
proposed budget requires sacri- think is going to happen to your S. JOHN WILKIN/THE TIMES LEADER Cordaro entered a “not guilty” plea, while
fice from students, homeown- rent?” he said, adding that Peter DeMarco calls on state Rep. Tara Toohil, R-Butler Township, to back a Munchak declared himself “absolutely not
ers, small-business owners, educators Medicaid cuts will hurt “the most vul- budget that closes corporate tax loopholes, as his children, Jackie and Ga- guilty.”
and health care workers to fill a $4 mil- nerable.” briel, hold signs in Hazleton Thursday. “I wish the trial was tomorrow. I’m inno-
lion deficit. This can be avoided by closing cor- cent, and I’m confident that my name will
However, they said, the budget lets porate loopholes and by taxing cigars the issues. She said she has concerns “I believe that $27.3 billion is the be cleared,” Munchak said while leaving the
big business, particularly out-of-state and smokeless tobacco, he said. about the budget and wants to see edu- number that we will end up with for the courthouse. He declined further comment.
gas drillers, escape paying their fair Toohil, R-Butler Township, in an e- cation funding increased. budget. However, we need to change “We’re very comfortable with the truth of
share. mailed statement said she’s pleased the “We need to create a better formula some of the priorities. When I go back this case. We’re very comfortable with the
DeMarco, of West Hazleton, said he’s coalition members were exercising for our schools,” Toohil said. “We need to session in Harrisburg on Monday, I facts of this case. (My attorney) Bill (Costo-
a registered Republican and a Service their First Amendment rights, but she to make cuts in the bloated welfare am going to talk to our leaders about poulos) said it when we started this process
Employee International Union mem- wasn’t sure why they were targeting budget with proven fraud, abuse and these problems and fight for my con- – we are also very comfortable despite the
ber who works as a certified nursing as- her, as they never asked her position on waste problems. stituents,” Toohil said. trend around here that we’re going to get a
fair jury. If we get a fair jury, we’ll be fine,”
Cordaro added.

Decision paves way for Hazleton-area charter school


They face a 41-count indictment charging
them with racketeering, money laundering,
honest services fraud, bribery, extortion,
and other offenses.
The latest indictment filed on Tuesday
The proposed Valley Academy for the school, said in a statement. James Senape. in 2007 to be chartered by Hazleton Ar- made 15 technical changes to the second in-
Although the appeals board has not In an earlier challenge by the school ea School District, and a state-mandat- dictment, including the addition of two
had been rejected by Hazleton yet issued a written opinion, it stated in district, Valley Academy witnesses tes- ed public hearing was held that Decem- money laundering charges against Cordaro.
Area School District. a public meeting that Valley Academy’s tified before Luzerne County Judge Ti- ber. District officials recommended re- While they had previously pleaded not
plan substantively meets the require- na Polachek Gartley in support of the jecting the application at the time, guilty, these changes required another ar-
ments for a charter school. The appeals 1,190 signatures they had obtained. though the School Board never voted raignment.
By STEVE MOCARSKY board commended the work of five Seach presented the testimony of sup- on it. That’s because the academy orga- Federal prosecutors allege Cordaro and
smocarsky@timesleader.com Wilkes University professors who porters and legal arguments, and Gar- nizers withdrew the application. They Munchak used their positions as county
It appears that a charter school will helped establish the curriculum, Seach tley found that there was sufficient later re-entered the application , but it commissioners to extort money from com-
said. community support for the appeal to was denied in the spring of 2009.
open in the Hazleton Area School Dis- panies that did business with the county in
Valley Academy Charter School proceed. The Valley Academy School Board
trict. what some have called a “pay to play”
founders Aprilaurie Whitley and Stan- A charter school is a type of public will meet to discuss further proce-
The Pennsylvania State Charter ley Warner are pleased with the deci- school free of some state restrictions. dures. scheme.
School Appeals Board on Wednesday sion. The school must be approved, or char- Hazleton Area School Board Vice The latest superseding indictment made
voted unanimously (6-0) to grant the School organizers successfully tered, by the public school district in President Tony Bonomo said there mostly technical changes to this indict-
appeal of the Valley Academy Charter fought two legal battles thus far. In the which it will be located. were no plans to appeal the decision of ment, primarily grammatical and legal clar-
School. latest round, attorney Michael Senape Valley Academy would serve stu- the state appeals board. He also said ifications, although two money laundering
The vote reverses a decision of the presented oral argument to the appeals dents in ninth through 12th grades, fo- the charter school might even help the charges were also added against Cordaro.
Hazleton Area School Board and will board, and the legal briefs were a col- cusing on environmental science and district’s financial situation. The trial is scheduled to begin June 6 in
result in the grant of a charter for Valley laborative effort of attorneys Senape, math. “It is time … to work together,” Bono- the Max Rosenn Federal Courthouse in
Academy, Stephen Seach, an attorney Seach, Catherine McGovern and Organizers submitted an application mo said. Wilkes-Barre.
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY! IN BRIEF


WILKES-BARRE: The
Jewish Community Center, 60
S. River St., invites the public
to its Spring Community
Kiddush beginning at 12:30
p.m. Saturday at the center.
There will be salad with
amazing ingredients, an Is-
raeli corner, sweet and vegeta-
ble kugels, fresh fruit, cholent,
breads, rolls, and dessert.
The Kiddush is sponsored
by the Jewish Federation with
Hailey M. Drew support from the Jewish Com-
munity Center, Temple Israel,
Hailey Marie Drew, daughter of
Christopher and Kerrie Drew, Borkowski joins GFWC-West Side Temple B’nai B’rith, Ohav
Buford, Ga., is celebrating her
seventh birthday today, April 1. GFWC-West Side initiated a new member, Debbie Borkowski, who
Parsons Girl Scouts participate in parade Zedek, Bais Menachem, Unit-
ed Hebrew Institute, Jewish
Hailey is a granddaughter of was sponsored by Jackie Corbett, club president. Karen French, Members of Junior Girl Scout Troop 32522 of Parsons in Wilkes- War Veterans and the Jewish
Ronald and Eleanor Drew, Fre- GFWC Luzerne County past president, conducted the ceremony. Barre participated in the City of Wilkes-Barre’s annual St. Patrick’s War Veterans Auxiliary.
dericksburg, Va. She is a great- Members, from left, are French; Debra Ganz, club secretary; Cor- Day Parade. Members of the troop, from left, are Kara Boub, Berna- Participants are invited to
granddaughter of Mary Drew bett; Borkowski; and Beverly Kerestes, club vice president and dette Christman, Emma Cox, Kaylie Hontz, Corinne Towne, McKenna make a favorite cholent recipe
and the late Hugh Drew, Hudson, membership chairperson. Cleary, and Brianna Yachera.
and the late Roy and Eleanor or sponsor a cholent for $36.
Lear, Levittown. For more information, contact
Barbara Sugarman, adult and
cultural director, at 824-4646.
CONGRATULATIONS!
WYOMING: Wyoming Hose
Alex S. Lefkoski, son of Jen-
Company 1 will conclude its
nifer Arrindell and Robert Lef-
2011 fund drive on April 30.
koski, Wilkes-Barre, has won
Residents are asked to return
The Times Leader’s “Happy
their donations as soon as
Birthday Shopping Spree”
possible. Contributions can be
drawing for March and a $50
made payable and mailed to
gift certificate to Boscov’s de-
Wyoming Hose Company 1,
partment store. If your child’s
33 E. 8th St., Wyoming, PA
photo and birthday announce-
18644. Funds raised will de-
ment is on this page it will au-
fray the rising costs for equip-
tomatically be entered into the
ment and maintenance as well
monthly drawing for a $50 gift
as insurance fees. The Hose
certificate.
Company Hall is available for
lease for functions. To rent the
hall and for more information
NAMES AND FACES call 693-1371. The 2011 fund
drive chairman is Kirk Carey
with assistance from co-chair-
Marcus Jonathan Wagner, a
member of Boy Scout Troop man John Marianacci.
281 of Dallas, attained the
rank of Eagle Scout, the high-

MEETINGS
est rank in Scouting on Nov. 17,
2010. An Eagle Court of Honor
was held March 20 at the
Appletree
Association for the Blind thanks doctors for services
Terrace in The Association for the Blind recognized area eye doctors for their participation in the association’s ‘Gift of Sight’ – Assisted Vision Pro-
Monday
Newberry gram to serve medically indigent patients. The program refers patients to the doctors for eye exams and supports education and outreach PLAINS TWP.: Plains Parks and
Estates, Dal- for the prevention of blindness including free vision screenings for children and adults. In 2010, 5,500 preschoolers were screened resulting Recreation Board at 6:30 p.m.
las. For his in more than 200 children referred for follow-up eye care. For information regarding the association’s programs and services or to schedule at the Mosko/Hilldale Park
Eagle Scout a vision screening, call 693-3555 or toll free at 877-693-3555. Participants, first row, are Dr. Shelly Eskin; Dr. Donna McLaughlin; Dr. Melanie complex in Hilldale.
Leadership DeMichele; Dr. Marie Sokol; Dr. Kirsten Jervis; and Dr. Frank Gazda. Second row: Ron Petrilla, executive director, Association for the Blind; Dr.
Service Pro- EDWARDSVILLE: British Wom-
Adam Coffee; Dr. Alan Frank; Dr. Erik Kruger; Dr. Harvey Reiser; Dr. Robert Blase; Dr. Michael Havrilla; Dr. Dave Evans; Dr. Patricia Russo; Dr. en’s Club of Wyoming Valley at
Wagner ject at the
SPCA of
Jim Bozzuto; Dr. John Kurovsky; Dr. John Menzel; Dr. Amy Neal; Dr. Michael Neal, and Dr. George Coar. Third row: Dr. Darrell Evans; Dr. Jason 7 pm. In the meeting room of
Luzerne County in Plains Guilford; Dr. Carl Urbanski; Dr. Curtis Goodwin; Dr. Jeffrey Empfield; and Tom Ferris, CEO, Eye Care Specialists. Gateway Apartments.
Township, Wagner repaired
masonry planter boxes, paint-
ed the front of the building
and refreshed the landscaping
with perennials and mulch. He
also conducted a food and
supply drive and fundraiser
and purchased utility carts,
pails, bowls and squeegees to
further support the animal
shelter. Wagner began his
Scouting career as a Tiger
Cub in 2000 with Pack 281. As
a Cub Scout he earned the
God and Me and God and
Family Religious Awards and
the Arrow of Light, the high-
est award in Cub Scouts in
2006. As a Boy Scout, Wagner
held the leadership positions
of troop guide and quarter-
master. He is a Brotherhood Plymouth Kiwanis Club supports Little League
member of the Order of the
Dominick F. Mainolfi, vice president of the Plymouth Little
Arrow, Lowwapaneu Lodge 191,
the national honor society for
Boy Scouts and is an Amer-
Spring rummage sale planned April 8-9 League, served as the guest speaker for a meeting of the Plymouth
Kiwanis Club. Following his talk, Mainolfi was presented a donation
ican Red Cross and Boy The United Methodist Women of Lehman-Idetown United Methodist Church, Mountain View Drive, for the Little League’s operation this season. The Plymouth Kiwanis
Scouts of America certified Lehman Township, will sponsor their annual spring rummage sale April 8 and 9. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 Club has sponsored a team in the Plymouth Little League since its
lifeguard. Wagner has provid- p.m. Friday with a snack bar and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, which is Bag Day. Items in usable condition will inception in the early 1950s. The club meets the first and third
ed more than 400 hours of be accepted for donation through April 6. Large items and computer equipment will not be accepted. Wednesday of each month at Happy Pizza, 40 W. Main St., in Ply-
community service and has Bake and soup sales will also be held. Cost of a quart of soup is $5. Orders may be given to any member mouth. At the presentation, from left, are Richard Schall, president-
earned 45 merit badges. He of the United Methodist Woman. Organizing the event, from left, are Linda VanGorder; the Rev. Beverly elect, Plymouth Kiwanis; Mainolfi; and John Gavenonis, secretary,
will attend a high-adventure Butler; Sabrina Major, vice president; Ruth Jones, chairwoman; Jayne Haefele, president; Janet Eddy, Plymouth Kiwanis.
backpacking trip at Philmont kitchen co-chairwoman; Judy Dawe, kitchen co-chairwoman; Mary Anne Hardisky; Dorothy Dawe; trea-
Scout Ranch, New Mexico, this surer; and Robin Rogers, secretary.
summer as well as the Florida
National High Adventure Sea
Base in the Florida Keys in
2013. He is a sophomore at
Dallas High School where he
has been on the honor roll
since middle school. Wagner is
treasurer of the sophomore
class, a member of student
council and student govern-
ment. He is a member of the
swim team and won gold
medals in the 200 and 500
freestyle and a bronze medal
as part of his 200 freestyle
relay team at the 2011 PIAA
District II AA Swimming
Championships. He also com-
peted in the PIAA State Cham-
Family Service Association gala set for April 9
pionships at Bucknell Uni-
versity. Wagner is a member
The Bartikowsky Diamond Hunt featuring a ladies 14K gold diamond bracelet valued at $2,500 and a grand
Heinz recognized for rehabilitation services
of the Trucksville United Meth-
odist Church where he has prize of a seven-day trip to Tuscany Manor Resort in Palm Springs, Calif., are among the highlights planned at The John Heinz Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine was rated a
served as an acolyte, treasur- ‘A Night with the Stars.’ The 9th annual gala fundraiser to benefit Family Service Association will begin with Top Performer by Uniform Data System, a nationally recognized
er of the youth group and in cocktails and runs 6-11 p.m. on April 9 at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, state Route 315 in Plains Township. provider of the most comprehensive rehabilitation data to the
other capacities. He is the son There will be a silent auction, food stations, and entertainment provided by The Mark Mack Orchestra, An- industry. John Heinz Rehab ranked in the top 4 percent of all rehab
of Barry and Heidi Wagner of drea Bogusko, Linda Axelrod as Joan Rivers and Chris Collins as Jimmy Stewart. A donation of $100 per hospitals in the United States. From left are Jackie Brozena, senior
Shavertown, and has a young- person is requested. For more information or to make reservations for the gala and silent auction, contact vice president/COO; Michelle Babcock, director, Inpatient PT; Teresa
er sister Courtney. He is the Ruth Kemmerer, FSA resource development director, at 823-5144. Diamond Hunt Committee members, from Flynn, certified registered rehabilitation nurse; Ann Cwikla, director,
grandson of the late John left, are Pauline Carmody, committee member; Kemmerer; Max Bartikowsky, Bartikowsky Jewelers; Marian Inpatient OT; Al Jumper, director, Psychology and Social Services;
Anderson, June Anderson and Czarnowski, Bartikowsky Jewelers; Mary Agnes Kratz, event co-chair, Lita Insalaco, event co-chair; Michael Karen Kearney, assistant vice president, Hospital Operations; and
Frank and Sally Wagner. Zimmerman, FSA executive director; and Carmela Yanora, committee member. attorney Bill Conaboy, president/COO.

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Editorial
OTHER OPINION: BUDGET CUTS

State courts need


adequate funding
L
ET’S PUT FORWARD Like most every corner of
a simple analogy: If a government, the judiciary paid
state lawmaker is the little attention to waste preven-
rock star, then a com- tion while everyone rolled in
monwealth judge is more akin pre-recession revenues. But
to a record producer. Castille also noted the courts
Rock stars seek publicity and lately have instituted their own
dream up crazy ideas, while austerity measures: Salary,
the producers remain in the merit and COLA freezes for
background and say, “that rank-and-file employees; ban-
sounds nice,” or ning out-of-state
“how much will this It’s a bit alarming travel; filling
cost,” or “that will when the chief judge vacancies
get you sued.” with elections in-
Every effective justice of a state stead of interim
checks-and-balances Supreme Court appointments;
partnership relies on turns up in the and reducing the
everyone fulfilling number of magist-
news media,
their role. That’s no erial district judg-
less true for state pleading for money es by 10 percent
government as it is for perhaps the through attrition.
for a record compa- most important The judiciary
ny. plays a more im-
So it’s a bit alarm- branch of mediate role in
ing when the chief government. the lives of every-
justice of a state Su- day folks, for
preme Court turns whom delayed jus-
up in the news media, pleading tice amounts to denied justice.
for money for perhaps the most It’s far more deserving of an op-
important branch of govern- erational surplus than the Leg- MAIL BAG LETTERS FROM READERS
ment. islature, which frequently
Pennsylvania Chief Justice struggles for basic compe-
Ronald D. Castille made the tence. Resident finds no rest SEND US YOUR OPINION
World” states that among the basic human
rights is the right to found unions without
risk of reprisal and that strikes “may be
rounds of budget-season ap- The good news is that justic-
propriations hearings Monday, es have an ability to force the from noise at airport Letters to the editor must include the
writer’s name, address and daytime
phone number for verification. Letters
necessary.”
Referring to the troubles in Wisconsin,
to remind the rock stars of Legislature to its will. They

I
am writing in response to a previously should be no more than 250 words. We the chairperson of the U.S. Conference of
their role. “We’re a critical can issue a writ of mandamus – published letter to the editor. I have reserve the right to edit and limit writers Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Domestic
function of government and it’s literally “we command” – to been living in Wyoming for an extended to one published letter every 30 days. Justice and Human Development said,
a duty of government to fund compel a lesser court, person, time and I, too, am frustrated with the • E-mail: mailbag@timesleader.com
“These are not just political conflicts or
us,” Castille said. public authority or corporation annoyance of the Wyoming airport. • Fax: 570-829-5537
• Mail: Mail Bag, The Times Leader, 15 economic choices; they are moral choices
Under Gov. Tom Corbett’s to fulfill their legal obligations. We all work different, hectic schedules N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 1871 1 with enormous human dimensions.”
budget proposal, the state judi- They’ve made the threat be- and look forward to our time off and per-
ciary is slated for $276 million. fore. This year they ought to Joseph Rogan
haps catching up on well-deserved rest. It President, Pax Christi
By its own accounting, it needs follow through if they cannot is just not right for these planes to dictate of Northeastern Pennsylvania
could be the site of art exhibits, fashion
$348 million, leaving it with a get the money they need to ad- our lives in such a profound manner. Eynon
net deficit of $47.2 million, af- minister justice. shows and weddings. The Sterling could
If there are others who agree, you really still be the heart and jewel of this city.
Getting rid of unions
ter accounting for fines and should contact your local authorities. This
other revenues.
Public Opinion, Chambersburg We need to stand together and listen to
is an issue that needs to be addressed. the cries of our city’s ancestry being

QUOTE OF THE DAY


A. Cooper
Wyoming
thrown away, discarded like a candy wrap-
per. So much will be lost. We need to stand makes good fiscal sense
up, protest and be heard.

I
t’s about time the states are correcting a
“A single suspension doesn’t take
care of all the problems.”
If saved, Sterling could Don’t let the modern world take away
our history.
problem that has been around for many
years: unions.

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg still be a jewel of city Cecilia Shaker


Fairview Township
In their heyday, they were well managed
and protected the workers within reason-
The lawmaker from New Jersey commented on bus able limits. Today, unions have become

I
am very upset to hear that the Hotel

Contemporary court
safety issues this week, as federal authorities shut Frankenstein-like monsters. They have
Sterling might face demolition.
down Super Luxury Tours Inc., based in
This was the heart and center of become so powerful that trying to deal
Wilkes-Barre. The company’s bus was involved this month in a fatal New
Jersey Turnpike crash that remains under investigation. Wilkes-Barre from the time its doors
opened to its closing. This hotel was not
just another inn, but a valuable piece of
no place for old adage with them was, and is, useless. States such
as Wisconsin, New Jersey and others are
attempting to cut these unions down to

T
he revelation of the problem former
OTHER OPINION: IMPROVED ACCESS history. For this building to make it
Luzerne County judge Michael Toole
size, as they have become a cancer in our
through the Great Depression is fascinat- daily lives. These unions are sucking us

Disabled deserve ing. apparently has with alcohol begs this dry of every cent we have with their pen-
The hotel brought great joy to Wilkes- question: Whatever happened to the old sions, health care and miscellaneous other
Barre. I remember some of the famous expression “sober as a judge?” perks that are paid for by the common

recreation, too
people to walk through its doors. I remem- Ralph Rostock taxpayer.
ber when President John F. Kennedy and Carverton It isn’t only happening in Wisconsin; it is
members of Congress came to town, as happening in your backyard in Pennsylva-
well as boxer Muhammad Ali. They could
Church has long backed nia. Do you know how much teachers get

M
ORE THAN 2 mil- ming pools, parks and golf have stayed anywhere, but they chose the paid? Do you know how much they pay
lion Pennsylvanians
cope with some
type of disability –
courses. Disability rights advo-
cates welcome the changes on
behalf of people who use
Sterling.
I worked there at one time. Each time I
walked through those doors, it took my
workers’ union rights into their health care and pensions? Who
is making up the difference? You and I are
with our taxes. This has got to stop.

T
hearing, vision, mobility, cog- wheelchairs or otherwise are o hear some people tell it, supporting Yes, education is important. But does
breath away. I felt like I was surrounded by
nition. denied access to leisure activ- unions is up there with the seven dead- financing education with more of our tax
art – the staircase, the woodwork, the
That shouldn’t keep them ities. marble, the beautiful carvings above the ly sins. However, based on its history dollars improve anything? I think not. A
from enjoying the same enter- Places that are subject to the stairs and the chandeliers that were care- and principles, the Catholic Church favors dedicated teacher with the right attitude
tainment and amenities that revised standards have until fully cleaned. workers’ rights to unionize and to strike. will educate those kids willing to learn.
able-bodied citizens often take March 2012 to comply. The This building is a great part of Wilkes- In 1887, Baltimore’s Cardinal Gibbons Giving more money to the schools doesn’t
for granted. building industry has known Barre’s history. If torn down, it will be like supported the Knights of Labor. Catholic guarantee a student’s willingness to learn.
New federal regulations will for years that the changes were watching a loved one die. John Mitchell organized the United Mine Giving more money to the unions doesn’t
improve access to many ven- coming. Analysts say they pro- CityVest should pay back all of the mon- Workers with the help of Father John Cur- guarantee teachers will be qualified to
ues, in Pennsylvania and across vide architects with uniform ey it took from taxpayers, so that the Ster- ran. In 1891, Pope Leo XIII argued that educate our children. It starts at home.
the country, that until now had standards. ling could have a chance to come alive workers had a right to a sufficient wage, You can say the Republicans are on a
been off-limits for some dis- Accessible seating at a con- again. CityVest should have listened to reasonable hours, rest periods, health witch hunt to hurt us all, but that isn’t
abled Americans. The set of cert or ballgame should not be architect Carl Handman, and fixed the roof safeguards and a decent work environ- true. They are trying to save their individ-
rules, an extension of the 20- considered an unaffordable and windows his way. With only that done, ment. Later, Pope John Paul II supported ual states, and us, from going bankrupt.
year-old Americans with Dis- luxury. Neither, surely, should there still would have been plenty of mon- Solidarity in Poland and its leader, Lech Unions are a major part of the problem.
abilities Act, will cover more an accessible hotel room or ey to work with for the interior. Walesa, asserting the fundamental princi- Why don’t you see the Democrats do this?
than 7 million places of public bathroom. The 50 million Why pay a construction crew from Chi- ple of “the priority of labor over capital,” It is because the unions contribute to their
accommodation. Americans with disabilities de- cago to demolish the Sterling? I don’t saying, “There is a need for ever new campaigns, and they don’t want to see a
They include recreational fa- serve no less. think they care about the building. Why movements of solidarity of the workers major percentage of their support dis-
cilities such as amusement pay for those workers’ meals and lodging? and with the workers” and that “the appear.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette What a waste of money. church is firmly committed to this cause.” So let’s support our legislators elected to
parks, movie theaters, swim-
The $6 million should have been given More recently, Pope Benedict XVI wrote get us out of the mess. If we continue to go
EDITORIAL BOARD to the historical society; at least its heart that the promotion of unions that can along this same path of spending more
RICHARD L. CONNOR MARK E. JONES would have saved the Sterling. defend workers’ rights must “be honored than we have, soon there won’t be any-
Editor and Publisher Editorial Page Editor It could bring back many businesses to today even more than in the past.” thing there for us to spend.
JOSEPH BUTKIEWICZ PRASHANT SHITUT Wilkes-Barre. Tourists would want to visit Indeed, Section 68 of the “Pastoral Con- Charles Davis
Vice President/Executive Editor President/Wilkes-Barre Publishing Co. one of the oldest hotels around, and it stitution on the Church in the Modern Wright Township

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Legislation aims to address distracted driving


By BILL O’BOYLE other device.” electronic devices while driving. required to use hands-free cell sity to convince me of this fact. “This session, we have not con-
boboyle@timesleader.com The penalty for violation is a “I believe it is a very dangerous phones while driving. Teen driv- That being said, the aforemen- sidered any legislation on the
WILKES-BARRE – An amend- $50 fine. Local state legislators activity, which negatively im- ers would be banned from using tioned studies confirm that the floor that would accomplish such
ment to state House Bill 896 calls said they support enacting a state pacts and can endanger the well- any interactive wireless commu- risk of crash or near-crash dra- a ban, but there may be proposals
for additional penalties for dis- law and said there are several un- being of many people,” Toohil nication device, such as a cell matically increases if the driver is before the House Transportation
tracted drivers. der review in Harrisburg. said. “Distracted driving legisla- phone, personal digital assistant distracted while utilizing a cell Committee,” Boback said. “I
The bill was referred to the State Rep. Mike Carroll, D- tion (i.e. HB 896) can be much or laptop computer while driv- phone.” would certainly be willing to con-
House Committee on Transpor- Avoca, said he is a co-sponsor of more far reaching and includes ing. Exceptions would be made Mullery said he supports ban- sider any measure that would in-
tation on March 2. It originally bills to prohibit both texting the carelessness and disregard for people reporting an emergen- ning texting in moving vehicles crease the safety of our roads and
while driving and handheld cell that a driver may have for oth- cy, on-duty emergency vehicle
addressed careless driving and for drivers of all ages and cell highways.”
phone use while driving. ers.” operators and volunteer emer-
attached penalties for persons phone usage should be banned State Sen. John Yudichak, D-
“As a member of the Transpor- State Rep. Gerald Mullery, D- gency responders.
found guilty of causing injury or tation Committee, I expect legis- Newport Township, said his col- “I don’t believe anyone can ef- for newly licensed teen drivers. Plymouth Township, is a co-
death of others at $250 to $500. lation to advance that deals with league Rep. Joseph F. Markosek, fectively argue that an activity A strong supporter of the effort sponsor of two bills in the Senate
The amendment defines dis- these driving distractions, espe- D-Allegheny/Westmoreland, has that draws a driver’s attention to ban the use of handheld cell concerning the use of cell phones
tracted driver as “having a per- cially as they relate to younger introduced legislation aimed at away from the road substantially phones, and particularly texting, while driving.
son’s attention diverted from op- drivers,” he said. reducing accidents caused by dis- increases the driver’s odds of be- while driving, Rep. Karen Bo- “I will continue to support bills
erating a vehicle by a radio, re- State Rep. Tarah Toohil, R-But- tracted and inexperienced driv- ing involved in a motor vehicle back, R-Harveys Lake, said peo- that advance a common sense ap-
cording/playback device, tele- ler Township, said legislation is ers. accident,” Mullery said. “I don’t ple sharing public roadways with proach for increased traffic safety
phone device, citizens band needed to be “back on the table” Mullery said that under House need to review studies from Vir- other drivers should have their and the use of cell phones,” Yud-
radio, television, computer and with regard to texting/using Bill 580, adult drivers would be ginia Tech or Quinnipiac Univer- full attention on the road. ichak said.

BAN
W H AT ’ S YO U R S U R V E Y R E S U LT S
OPINION?
What do you think about Wilkes- Featured in the September 2010
Barre’s ban of the use of cell issue of Seventeen magazine, the
Continued from Page 1A results are based on a survey
phones while driving? Go to time-
as how many fines have been is- sleader.com to comment on the conducted of nearly 2,000 male
sued, Drew McLaughlin, assist- story or take an online poll. and female teen drivers ages 16-19.
Seventeen magazine and AAA set
ant to Mayor Tom Leighton, out to discover what risky behav-
said the city police department iors teen drivers were engaging in
does not categorize traffic vio- scheduled to testify in support while behind the wheel – and how
lations per specific offense. of it at a House hearing in late they justify this dangerous behav-
“A citation for talking on the April. ior.
cell phone, illegally turning on a Remington said cell phone Of the teen drivers surveyed:
• 73 percent have adjusted their
red light, or rolling through a use/texting comes under the radio/CD/MP3 player.
stop sign would all be categor- umbrella of distracted driving. • 61 percent have eaten food.
ized the same,” McLaughlin He said AAA supports tougher • 60 percent have talked on a cell
said. penalties for drivers who cause phone while driving.
Kane said that to her knowl- crashes or traffic violations as a The reasons teen drivers think it’s
edge there have not been any re- result of distracted behavior fine to engage in these distrac-
tions are varied.
ports of people getting seriously while driving.
hurt in the city in cell phone- “We support a comprehensive
related accidents. approach based on sound re-
“But I have seen the national search and which includes a sig- D I D YO U K N OW ?
statistics that show people are nificant education component,”
getting hurt and killed because Remington said. “According to AIMEE DILGER/THE TIMES LEADER
What Is distracted driving? Ac-
cording to the National Highway
of distracted drivers on cell the Governors’ Highway Safety A small sign warns motorists about the Wilkes-Barre ordinance against using cell phones while Traffic Safety Administration,
phones,” she said. Association, 30 states (including driving in the city. there are three main types of
Kane said council will contin- 11 in 2010) enacted such bans. distraction:
ue to apply pressure to state leg- New York, New Jersey and Dela- gation system, watching a video, Remington said eight states while driving, but they still do • Visual — taking your eyes off the
islators to pass a statewide law. ware have all banned texting; and changing the radio station, ban all handheld cell phone use it,” the report stated. “However, road
She said there are “many divid- Pennsylvania has yet to act. We CD, or MP3 player. by drivers, and 28 have enacted the overwhelming majority of • Manual — taking your hands off
the wheel
ed opinions” on how the law will continue to push for an out- Remington said AAA national- such bans for novice drivers. teen drivers engage in distracted • Cognitive — taking your mind off
should read, but she remains right ban during the current ses- ly has urged all states to ban text “Again, New York, New Jersey driving behaviors anyway.” what you’re doing
hopeful an agreement will come sion.” messaging outright. and Delaware have each taken AAA President and CEO Rob- The NHTSA defines distracted
soon. AAA and Seventeen magazine “We have worked with state this step; Pennsylvania has not,” ert L. Darbelnet said in the re- driving as any activity a person
Rick Remington, spokesman conducted a national study last legislatures, including the Penn- he said. port that traffic crashes are the engages in that has the potential
for AAA Mid-Atlantic, said Ted year regarding distracted driv- sylvania General Assembly, to The AAA/Seventeen study re- leading cause of death for teen to distract him or her from the
primary task of driving and in-
Leonard, executive director of ing among teens, including text- enact the necessary statutes,” vealed that nearly nine in 10 drivers.
crease the risk of crashing. While
the Pennsylvania AAA Federa- ing and cell phone use. Other Remington said. “Research has teenage drivers (86 percent) “Because of their lack of driv- all distractions can endanger
tion in Harrisburg, told him distracting activities besides us- shown that the combination of have driven while distracted, ing experience and penchant to drivers’ safety, the NHTSA says
AAA supports House Bill 896, ing a cell phone include eating visual, cognitive and physical even though 84 percent of teen take risks, it’s imperative that texting is the most alarming be-
sponsored by Rep Chris Ross, R- and drinking, talking to passen- distractions while text messag- drivers know it’s dangerous. teen drivers – like all drivers – cause it involves all three types of
Chester, in the current session. gers, grooming, reading (includ- ing behind the wheel makes it an “It’s proof that teen drivers remain focused behind the distraction.
Remington said Leonard is ing maps), using a PDA or navi- inherently dangerous activity.” know it is risky business to text wheel at all times,” he said.

DEPOT
than previously. Done deal or just a plan these workers deserve equal are “wondering, why the delay?”
But federal wage system work- That change – and the accom- treatment. In addition to the letter, Casey
ers at Tobyhanna – “blue collar” panying raises – was supposed to The OPM released a statement spoke to Berry this week about
employees – were not paid under have been approved last fall. Dur- Thursday saying the rate adviso- the Tobyhanna pay issue. The
Continued from Page 1A
the New York scale. ing the final days of his losing ry committee decision is “only a conversation was a “productive”
ics maintenance facility the De- That result was a proportion- campaign, former Rep. Paul Kan- recommendation. To enable Di- one, according to a Casey spokes-
partment of Defense has, em- ately lower wage scale for the jorski, D-Nanticoke, announced rector Berry to determine wheth- man, who declined to provide de-
ploying more than 5,000 people, about 3,000 federal wage sched- that federal officials had agreed er to adopt the recommendation, tails but said that Casey will be
most of them hailing from Lacka- ule workers at Tobyhanna. Being to fix the pay disparity. OPM is considering the process following up in an attempt to re-
wanna, Luzerne, Monroe and paid under the higher wage scale That’s true, Casey said in a re- that would be needed to imple- solve the situation once and for
Wayne counties, according to de- would mean raises of anywhere lease this week. An entity called ment it, as well as its potential all.
pot figures. from about $4,000 to more than the Federal Prevailing Rate Advi- impacts.” Meanwhile, Rep. Lou Barletta,
It’s also Northeastern Pennsyl- $8,000. sory Committee recommended D-Hazleton, who defeated Kan-
vania’s largest employer, with to- Average salary for depot gener- changing the system to correct Tensions among Depot staff jorski last fall, is looking into the
tal employment at about 5,800, al schedule workers, including the disparity, a change that also The issue is one that creates issue, as well, said Shawn Kelly,
including tenant activities and professional personnel such as would help some 15,000 other tensions among the ranks of To- Barletta’s spokesman.
contractors. engineers, accountants and su- federal employees facing similar byhanna workers, said Kathy Po- “Lou understands there is an
But about seven years ago, the pervisory personnel, is $63,672, situations in 18 other states. well, first vice president of the imbalance that affects some of
wage system was changed in a according to the U.S. Office of But the White House’s Office of American Federation of Govern- the workers at the Tobyhanna Ar-
way that split how workers are Personnel Management. Personnel Management hasn’t ment Employees, Local 1647, my Depot,” Kelly said. “Lou
paid at the depot. Employees The average salary for depot yet put the fairer scale into effect, which represents the general knows the vital role the employ-
known as “general schedule” federal wage system workers, in- Casey said. day to John Berry, director of the schedule and federal wage scale ees play in keeping our military
workers – “white collar” employ- cluding industrial-skilled trades “Simply stated, OPM should Office of Personnel Manage- employees. Noting that the feder- safe on the battlefield and around
ees – were included in the more and supervisory personnel, is move forward without delay,” ment. “The issue has been stud- al salary committee’s recommen- the world, and he knows the vital
generous New York labor market $50,112, OPM said. Casey said in a letter sent Tues- ied and the responsible oversight dations are usually accepted, Po- role Tobyhanna Army Depot
scale, which provided higher pay body has made its decision — well said workers at Tobyhanna plays in the regional economy.”

HAGGERTY
ty into a government that will having individual calendars, lized by judges. Haggerty has served in the The mayor said he is a man
make citizens accountable. where they handle a case from be- He expects to spend about Pennsylvania Army National who “does a job that’s assigned to
“That’s what distinguishes ginning to end, rather than hav- $30,000 for the primaries, set for Guard and U.S. Army Reserve. him” and feels he has stood up for
me,” Haggerty said. ing a particular case bounce May 17, he said, and will not ac- From 1986-88 he was stationed at the citizens of Kingston and Lu-
Continued from Page 1A
If elected, he said, he would around from judge to judge. cept contributions of more than both Fort Bragg, N.C., and Fort zerne County.
record of reform,” said Haggerty, work hard as a judge to solve He says he believes cases don’t $500 from anyone. Knox, Ky., and he was a second “I urge anyone to find someone
citing his effort to pull Kingston cases before they went to trial to go through the system quickly “I’m not a motivated-by-money lieutenant and tank platoon lead- who thinks they were treated un-
out of debt once he became may- save taxpayers money. enough because there are not guy,” Haggerty said. “Big money er, 1st Battalion, 103rd Armor Re- fairly in Kingston,” Haggerty
or and to organize Luzerne Coun- Haggerty also supports judges enough courtrooms being uti- contributors are the problem.” giment, from 1987-90. said.

Nothing to say… SPORTS: VIDEO:


Luzerne County’s Democratic and MLB kicks of Royal wedding
Republican parties won’t be endors-
ing county council candidates for the 2011 with plans take
May 17 primary, according to the opening day shape
chairs of both parties.
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Report: Boy accuses ex-coach


Newspaper says Jerry Sandusky is
being investigated on allegations he
termine if evidence
warrants filing charg-
going investigation by the Attorney
General’s Office for many months dat-
article eventually lead to the institution
of criminal charges against Jerry, Jerry PAUL SOKOLOSKI
es. ing back to 2009, he has steadfastly fully intends to establish his innocence OPINION
indecently assaulted a teenage boy. A message left by maintained his innocence throughout and put these false allegations to rest

Japan could be
The Associated Press this ordeal,” Amendola said. forever.”
at a number listed for The Patriot-News in Harrisburg re- Sandusky retired after the 1999 sea-
By GENARO C. ARMAS Sandusky in State Col- ported Thursday that it spoke to five son after 32 years as an assistant to Penn
Associated Press Sandusky lege was not immedi- anonymous sources with knowledge of State football coach Joe Paterno. Once
STATE COLLEGE — Jerry Sandus-
ky, the former Penn State defensive co-
ordinator known for his charitable work
ately returned. His
lawyer, Joseph Amendola, said in a
statement that Sandusky maintained
the case who say a grand jury has been
meeting in Harrisburg for 18 months to
hear allegations made by a 15-year-old
considered a potential successor to Pa-
terno, Sandusky helped establish Penn
State’s “Linebacker U” reputation and
the road back
for Sanchez
helping at-risk children, is being investi- his innocence and was disappointed the boy in 2009. drew up the defenses for the Nittany Li-
gated by a state grand jury on allega- newspaper published a story “prior to The paper reported the teen told au- ons’ national-title teams in 1982 and
tions he indecently assaulted a teenage any determination by the Attorney Gen- thorities that there was inappropriate 1986.
boy, a newspaper reported. eral’s Office that he did anything inap- contact over a four-year period. Sandusky, 67, also has been lauded

H
Sandusky has not been charged. A propriate at all.” Amendola said that should “the alle- e stood up from his seat and
grand jury examines accusations to de- “While Jerry has been aware of an on- gations as set forth in today’s newspaper See SANDUSKY, Page 2B started to stretch, the breakfast
room of a Tampa hotel serving
as his bullpen.
THE FINAL FOUR This is where Romulo Sanchez did
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL his most important work of this up-
coming baseball season.
T H U R S D AY ’ S S C O R E S Because by the time he was done
early Thursday afternoon, when those
Milwaukee ..........................................6 Atlanta...............................................2 San Diego..........................................5 “bullpen” doors opened, Sanchez
Cincinnatti ........................................7 Washington .......................................0 St. Louis..............................................3 wasn’t just heading into a game this
time.
Detroit.................................................3 San Fran...............................................1 L.A. Angels.......................................4 He was entering a whole new world.
N.Y. Yankees .....................................6 L.A. Dodgers.....................................2 Kansas City ........................................2 It is one where a country is recover-
ing from calamity, where the native

ONE GRAND OPENER


language is much different from his,
where Sanchez will pitch at the end of
games, not the beginning.
But Sanchez believes he will get a
jumpstart, if not a new start, by playing
in Japan.
“Right now, at this point, it’s a great
opportunity,” his agent Jhosep Rojas
said.
The chance for Sanchez to chase
AP PHOTO more money and a relief role in Japan
VCU coach Shaka Smart answers a became reality Thursday when long-
question before practice Friday in time Japanese baseball scout Richard
Houston. Seko signed him to a one-year contract
with an option for a second season to

Madness
play for the Rakuten Golden Eagles.
That transaction came just down the
street from Steinbrenner Field, where
Sanchez spent the whole spring train-
ing with the New York Yankees fighting
to be part of their season opener

rules in
Thursday.
But the Yankees designated Sanchez
for assignment Wednesday, right after
he compiled a 3.86 ERA over seven
innings and picked up a save pitching
in games this spring. And a season

Houston
after he went 10-8 with nearly a strike-
out an inning for the Scranton/Wilkes-
Barre Yankees, between making a cou-
ple of relief appearances for parent
New York.
“I loved the (Scranton/Wilkes-Barre)
area,” Sanchez, a Venezuela native and
By EDDIE PELLS
resident who speaks little English, said
AP National Writer
through Rojas. “I loved the opportunity
HOUSTON — VCU arrived at the Fi- the Yankees provided to me. I’m just
nal Four with its team, its bandwagon very proud the Yankees gave me a
and its T-shirt. “There goes my bracket,” chance to pitch.”
it says — an oh-so-fitting statement He will pitch for Rakuten in a clos-
printed in gold letters and sandwiched er’s role, where the 26-year-old Sanchez
between the school logo and the picture began his professional career before the
of a crumpled-up piece of paper. Pirates and Yankees began turning him
Indeed, almost anyone who wins an into a starter.
To get him started, Seko pulling out
office pool this year will limp home to
a tape right at the hotel and measuring
their victory. Hardly the 6-foot-5, 270-pound Sanchez for
anyone saw this uniform size.
THE coming. The right-hander seemed amused,
FINAL But for VCU, But- but knows this is a big task he’s under-
FOUR ler, Connecticut and taking.
Saturday Kentucky, all of “(It’s) only for one year,” Sanchez
VCU vs. Butler whom got their first insisted, explaining through his agent
6:09 p.m. look at the court how pitching in Japan could help San-
UConn tucked inside of Re- chez grow into a major league-ready
vs. Kentucky pitcher in a couple of years.
liant Stadium on
8:49 p.m. He made that pitch to enter a new
TV Coverage: Thursday, this is a
culture while sitting right next to a
CBS time to act like they
large sliding window, where everything
expected it all along, seemed ready to slide away outside.
to focus on winning Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s scheduled
a national championship that hardly workouts and game at the Yankees
seemed likely when the first ball was minor league complex were washed
tipped back in October. away by driving rains before they could
Back then, VCU was listed as a 5,000-1 be blown away by a day-long series of
longshot in Vegas. strong storms parading in off Florida’s
Butler was figuring out how to replace Gulf Coast.
NBA-bound forward Gordon Hayward Up on the hotel televisions, weather
and dream up a second act after almost forecasters were counting the number
winning it all last year, only six miles of tornadoes touching down through
from its tiny campus in Indianapolis. Tampa’s surrounding areas – two,
three, then maybe a fourth – while
Connecticut was picked 10th in the AP PHOTO
showing the frightening strength of a
Big East. The New York Yankees’ Curtis Granderson runs the bases after hitting a home run during the seventh inning of system that mangled power lines,
Kentucky was gearing up for a transi- Thursday’s 6-3 victory over Detroit at Yankee Stadium. peeled rooftops and toppled tractor
tion year after losing five key players to trailers while leaving roadways re-
the NBA and freshman Enes Kanter to
eligibility issues while awaiting a killer
recruiting class for 2011-12.
Granderson slams go-ahead homer sembling canals.
The connection wasn’t lost on San-
chez, who was leaving those ominous
“I never thought we’d be sitting here,” By HOWIE RUMBERG Wednesday after playing in a rehabil- er Jim Leyland said. “I thought it was skies in Florida for a nation struggling
Butler coach Brad Stevens said when AP Sports Writer itation game with minor leaguers in actually a decent game for the condi- to recover from being battered by a
asked what he thought of his team’s pro- NEW YORK — A healthy Curtis Tampa, Fla., earlier in the day. tions. It was pretty rough.” tsunami last month.
spects in February, when the Bulldogs Granderson helped give the storied CC Sabathia pitched six workman- Sidelined with a strained side “Romulo is going in there with the
were 14-9 with a three-game losing New York Yankees their earliest like innings, Derek Jeter added a sac- since March 22, Granderson made thought it’ll inspire support for the
Japanese people,” Rojas said. “He re-
streak. “But the season starts in October home win ever. rifice fly in the seventh using his new two spectacular catches against his
leased a statement saying it will not be
and it goes until at least March 1. You’re Granderson hit a go-ahead homer stride-less swing and Mariano Riv- former team and homered for the long until we see them rise again. They
supposed to get better. It’s hard. But if leading off the seventh inning and era, wearing his socks high for per- third straight opener — off a lefty, no are a great nation.”
you have guys willing to work through it, Mark Teixeira had a three-run shot haps the first time, earned his first less. He connected against former Japan has become a nation of hope
it can happen.” off Justin Verlander, lifting New York save and 560th of his career. Yankee Phil Coke (0-1) as New York while trying to overcome difficult
In the first semifinal Saturday, eighth- over the Detroit Tigers 6-3 Thursday Newcomers Russell Martin and embarked on its first full season with- struggles. For Sanchez, it is the place
seeded Butler (27-9) will play 11th-seed- in the first March opener in the Rafael Soriano did their part as the out George Steinbrenner as owner to be to do some rebuilding.
ed VCU (23-11), in a matchup of under- Bronx. Yankees got off to a quick start on a since 1973.
dog mid-majors that some might consid- “It was great — except for the gray, blustery, 42-degree day. “He played a good game for being Paul Sokoloski is a Times Leader sports
weather,” said Granderson, who ar- “Their bullpen and the long ball is columnist. You may reach him at 970-7109 or
See NCAA, Page 3B rived in New York around 11 p.m. what did us in today,” Detroit manag- See YANKEES, Page 3B email him at psokoloski@timesleader.com.
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years and was looking to spend Pittston Area at Hazleton Area TGC — LPGA, Kraft Nabisco Championship, sec-
ond round, part I, at Rancho Mirage, Calif.
programs are staffed by certified
BLUE JAYS ( 8.5 ) Twins Lakers 7.5 JAZZ
more time with family and deal COLLEGE BASEBALL
3 p.m. athletic trainers. Programs are
(3:30 p.m.) College Basketball
TGC — PGA Tour, Houston Open, second round, at RAYS ( 8.5 ) Orioles designed to teach athletes from
with his personal life. King’s at Misericordia
DeSales at Wilkes Humble, Texas
Angels ( 8.5 ) ROYALS
Favorite Points Underdog
seventh grade into adulthood
Paterno and Penn State athlet- COLLEGE MENS 6:30 p.m.
TGC — LPGA, Kraft Nabisco Championship, sec- A’S 6.5 ) Mariners Saturday NCAA Tournament specialized skills and training
TENNIS
ic director Tim Curley were Cabrini at King’s, 4 p.m.
ond round, part II, at Rancho Mirage, Calif.
National League Final Four techniques that will improve their
12:30 a.m.
among those who appeared be- Saturday, April 2 TGC — Champions Tour, Mississippi Gulf Resort PHILLIES ( 7.0 ) Astros (Houston, TX) physical and psychological condi-
fore the grand jury in January, the H.S. GIRLS SOCCER
Classic, first round, at Saucier, Miss. (delayed tape)
Butler 2.5 Virginia Comm tion as well as minimize the oppor-
CUBS ( NL ) Pirates
East Stroudsburg South at Delaware Valley, 11 a.m. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL tunity of sports-related injuries.
Patriot-News reported. COLLEGE BASEBALL 1 p.m.
ROCKIES ( 8.5 ) D’backs Kentucky 2 Connecticut
Camps are held Mondays, Tues-
A spokesman for the athletic (1 p.m.)
Misericordia at King’s
ESPN, WQMY — Houston at Philadelphia MARLINS ( 7.0 ) Mets CBI Tournament
days and Thursdays from June
2:10 p.m.
department declined to com- Wilkes at DeSales
WGN, RTP — Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs DODGERS ( 7.0 ) Giants OREGON 4.5 Creighton 13-July 28 in Bloomsburg and
COLLEGE SOFTBALL NHL
ment Thursday on behalf of ath- (1 p.m.) 4 p.m. NBA Hazleton. Participants can attend
ESPN — Boston at Texas Favorite Odds Underdog
Wilkes at King’s Favorite Points Underdog 12, 18 or an unlimited number of
letics and Paterno. Lisa Powers, a Misericordia at DeSales 7:10 p.m.
Blackhawks -$155/ BLUE JACKETS sessions. To register, visit
SNY – N.Y. Mets at Florida 76ERS 10 Nets
spokeswoman for the university, COLLEGE MENS
LACROSSE NBA +$135 www.geisinger.org/pc. Specialized
WIZARDS 1.5 Cavaliers
also declined to comment. King’s at Eastern, 1 p.m.
8 p.m.
DEVILS -$110/- Flyers team training is also available. This
Misericordia at Widener, 7 p.m. PACERS 2 Bucks $110
The allegations surfaced in COLLEGE WOMENS ESPN — Boston at Atlanta
MAGIC 10 Bobcats
program is designed to meet the
10:30 p.m. BLUES -$110/- Flames specific needs of sports teams
2009 while Sandusky was a vol- (1 p.m.)
LACROSSE
ESPN — L.A. Lakers at Utah $110
Bulls 9 PISTONS looking to improve overall per-
unteer assistant high school foot- Eastern at King’s PREP BASKETBALL Celtics 1 HAWKS COYOTES -$260/ Avalanche
formance. For more information on
Wilkes at Alvernia
+$220
ball coach at Central Mountain Widener at Misericordia 3:30 p.m.
ESPN2 — Rise National Invitational, boys’ semifi- Heat 10.5 T’WOLVES customized team camps, call
COLLEGE TENNIS Home Teams in Capital Letters
High School in Clinton County, Wilkes at King’s, 1 p.m. nal, teams TBD, at Bethesda, Md. 1-866-414-4988.
Misericordia at FDU-Florham, 11 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Wyoming Area Diamond Club will
the Patriot-News reported. John ESPN2 — Rise National Invitational, boys’ semifi-
Sunday, April 3 nal, teams TBD, at Bethesda, Md. meet at 7 p.m. on April 6 in the
DiNunzio, interim superintend- 5. Wholeftthegateopen (An Napolitano) 4-1
Auditorium of the Secondary
COLLEGE TENNIS TENNIS 6. I Know Your Lookin (To Hall) 8-1
B A S K E T B A L L
ent of the Keystone Central Alvernia at King’s, 1 p.m. 7. Just That (Ty Buter) 10-1 Center.All parents are asked to
NYU at Wilkes, 12 p.m. 1 p.m.
School District at the time, said Ramapo at Misericordia, 1 p.m. ESPN2 — ATP/WTA Tour, Sony Ericsson Open, 8. Pick A Trail (La Stalbaum) 6-1 attend.
men’s semifinal, at Key Biscayne, Fla. NCAA Men
the boy’s mother reported an in- COLLEGE BASEBALL
Wilkes at Marywood, 12 p.m. 7 p.m.
9. Oyster Bay (Gr Merton) 20-1
NCAA Tournament Glance
Wyoming Valley West Wrestling
cident to the principal and head COLLEGE WOMENS ESPN2 — ATP/WTA Tour, Sony Ericsson Open, Fourteenth $6,000 Pace
All Times EDT
Booster Club will hold its meeting
LACROSSE men’s semifinal, at Key Biscayne, Fla. 1. Rusty’s Martini (Ma Romano) 5-1 at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the middle
FINAL FOUR
football coach. Wilkes at Marywood, 2 p.m. P O C O N O 2. Keystone Katie (Dr Chellis) 10-1 At Reliant Stadium school. End of season activities
According to the newspaper, Monday, April 4 D O W N S 3. Princess Character (Ho Parker) 3-1 Houston and summer fundraising will be
4. Prairie Ganache (Ma Kakaley) 4-1 National Semifinals
DiNunzio, now interim superin- H.S. BASEBALL
5. Riverdancer (Ji Taggart Jr) 8-1 Saturday, April 2 discussed. All Parents are encour-
(4:15 p.m.)
tendent at the Bellefonte school Tunkhannock at Berwick ENTRIES 6. Moira’s Bliss (La Stalbaum) 7-2
Butler (27-9) vs. Virginia Commonwealth (28-11), aged to attend.
6:09 p.m.
Wyoming Area at Wyoming Valley West Friday Apr 01, 2011
district, was told by the coach Pittston Area at Nanticoke Post Time:6:30 PM
7. Zinescape (Mi Simons) 9-2 Kentucky (29-8) vs. Connecticut (30-9), 40 minutes
after first game GOLF
Holy Redeemer at Coughlin 8. Bridezilla (Th Jackson) 12-1
and principal that the boy alleged Crestwood at Hazleton Area
First $9,000 Pace National Championship
1. Lady Yachtsman (Gr Merton) 6-1 Monday, April 4
contact occurred while he and (4:15 p.m.)
H.S. SOFTBALL
2. Rockjaws (Ma Kakaley) 5-2 H O C K E Y Semifinal winners A charity golf tournament to bene-
Sandusky were alone in the room Tunkhannock at Berwick 3. Kiddie Cocktail (Br Simpson) 10-1
National Invitation Tournament Glance fit Blue Chip Farm no kill animal
Wyoming Area at Wyoming Valley West All Times EDT refuge will be held 1 p.m. on April
on wrestling mats. Pittston Area at Nanticoke 4. Mondatta (Mi Simons) 7-2 National Hockey League Semifinals
Holy Redeemer at Coughlin 5. Throwdown (Ty Buter) 2-1 29 at the Blue Ridge Trail Golf
The report was passed on to Crestwood at Hazleton Area
6. Laugh Away (Jo Pavia Jr) 5-1
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Tuesday, March 29
At Madison Square Garden Course in Mountain Top. The
Clinton County Children and H.S. BOYS
VOLLEYBALL Second $6,000 Pace Atlantic Division New York format will be captain and crew
GP W L OT Pts GF GA Wichita State 75, Washington State 44
Youth Services. The newspaper, (5:45 p.m.) 1. No Mo Parking (An Napolitano) 3-1 x-Philadelphia............. 77 46 21 10 102 243 203 Alabama 62, Colorado 61 with a shotgun start. The cost is
Wyoming Area at Crestwood
citing anonymous sources, re- Nanticoke at Dallas
2. Mighty Tina (Jo Pavia Jr) 6-1 x-Pittsburgh ................ 78 45 25 8 98 221 190 Championship $85 per player and includes 18
3. Sharknfestedwaters (Br Simpson) 5-2 N.Y. Rangers .............. 78 41 32 5 87 220 188 Thursday, March 31
Abington Heights at Berwick holes, cart, beverages, dinner.
ported the boy told that depart- Lake-Lehman at Hazleton Area 4. Atlantic Filly (La Stalbaum) 8-1
New Jersey ................. 76 35 36 5 75 158 191
N.Y. Islanders ............. 78 30 36 12 72 218 246
Wichita State 66, Alabama 57
ment that there had been inde- Tunkhannock at North Pocono 5. Ebony Isle (Ty Buter) 12-1 Northeast Division NCAA Women
H.S. GIRLS GP W L OT Pts GF GA
MEETINGS
6. Annika S (An McCarthy) 7-2
cent contact several times over SOCCER
7. Pilgrims Haley (Ma Kakaley) 9-2
x-Boston ...................... 77 43 23 11 97 232 182
FINAL FOUR
At at Conseco Fieldhouse
(4:15 p.m.) Montreal....................... 78 41 30 7 89 205 203
four years. Crestwood at Coughlin Third $8,500 Pace Buffalo.......................... 77 39 29 9 87 226 214 Indianapolis Hanover Area Boys Basketball
The case was forwarded to the
Berwick at Dallas
1. Southern Sport (Br Simpson) 9-2
Toronto ........................ 78 36 32 10 82 209 238 National Semifinals Booster Club will be accepting
Lake-Lehman at Delaware Valley Ottawa .......................... 78 30 38 10 70 181 239 Sunday, April 3
Hazleton Area at Nanticoke 2. Ccs Lover N (La Stalbaum) 3-1 nominations for officers at the
Clinton County district attorney, COLLEGE BASEBALL
Southeast Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Stanford (33-2) vs. Texas A&M (31-5), 7 p.m.
Connecticut (36-1) vs. Notre Dame (30-7), 9 p.m. April 11 meeting at Major League
3. Devil’s Bargain (Jo Pavia Jr) 6-1
who then forwarded it to his then- Albright at Misericordia, 3:30 p.m.
4. Orr Hanover (Ty Buter) 4-1 x-Washington ............. 78 45 22 11 101 211 188 National Championship anyone interested please attend.
COLLEGE GOLF x-Tampa Bay ............... 77 42 24 11 95 230 231 Tuesday, April 5
counterpart in Centre County, King’s at FDU-Florham, 12 p.m. 5. Mexican Coast (To Hall) 15-1 Carolina ....................... 77 37 30 10 84 220 228 Semifinal winners, TBA Wyoming Valley ASA Chapter of
King’s vs. Scranton at FDU-Florham, 12 p.m. Atlanta.......................... 77 33 32 12 78 212 249
Michael Madeira, because the in- Misericordia at Lebanon Valley, 12:30 p.m.
6. A Fool For Mark (Da Ingraham) 20-1
Florida.......................... 78 29 37 12 70 188 216 Umpires will meet at 7 p.m. Mon-
7. Move On (Ja Meittinis) 7-2 WESTERN CONFERENCE day at Konefal’s in Edwardsville.
cidents where alleged to have tak- 8. Bad Hombre (Ma Kakaley) 8-1 Central Division
National Basketball League
en place in Centre County. Ma- T R A N S A C T I O N S 9. Camcracker Dynasty (Ma Romano) 10-1 GP W L OT Pts GF GA All Times EDT
REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTS
Detroit .......................... 77 44 23 10 98 247 226 EASTERN CONFERENCE
deira then referred the case to Fourth $11,000 Trot Nashville ...................... 77 41 26 10 92 203 182 Atlantic Division
1. Big Sky Storm (Ja Meittinis) 4-1 Chicago........................ 76 41 27 8 90 242 209
then-Attorney General Tom Cor- BASEBALL 2. Fortissimo (Ma Kakaley) 3-1 St. Louis....................... 77 35 32 10 80 224 225 y-Boston ....................... 52 22
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Wilkes-Barre Girls Softball League
Columbus .................... 77 34 31 12 80 206 236 will hold final registration for
bett’s office in March 2009. American League
BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned LHP Hideki Okaji-
3. Petrossian (Da Ingraham) 15-1 Northwest Division
Philadelphia ................. 39 36
New York ...................... 37 38
.520
.493
131⁄2
151⁄2 T-ball, minors andmajors from 11
DiNunzio told the Patriot- ma and RHP Alfredo Aceves to Pawtucket (IL).
Placed LHP Felix Doubront on the 15-day DL, retro-
4. The Bull Stopshere (Th Jackson) 8-1 GP W L OT Pts GF GA
z-Vancouver................ 77 51 17 9 111 250 176
New Jersey .................. 23
Toronto ......................... 20 54
51 .311
.270
29
32 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at
5. Rules Little Man (An McCarthy) 6-1
News he never heard from police active to March 22. Reassigned INF Nate Spears
6. Keenan (Ty Buter) 7-2
Calgary ........................ 78 38 29 11 87 237 230
Minnesota ................... 77 37 32 8 82 195 217 Southeast Division Rodano’s Public Square.Girls born
and INF Drew Sutton to their minor league camp. W L Pct GB
“once it left his desk.” Kelly Hasti- CLEVELAND INDIANS — Acquired OF Bubba Bell 7. Eggipus Complex (Mi Simons) 10-1 Colorado...................... 75 28 39 8 64 211 267
Edmonton.................... 77 23 43 11 57 182 255 x-Miami ......................... 52 23 .693 — between Jan. 1, 1994, and June 30,
from Boston for cash considerations and assigned 2006, are eligible for the four
ngs, current superintendent of him to Columbus (IL).
8. First Tail U See (Ro Abbott) 20-1
Pacific Division x-Orlando ...................... 47
x-Atlanta........................ 43 32
28 .627
.573
5
9
SEATTLE MARINERS — Selected the contracts of 9. Bullet (Br Simpson) 9-2 GP W L OT Pts GF GA divisions of play. For more info call
Keystone Central School Dis- INF Luis Rodriguez and OF Ryan Langerhans from Fifth $10,000 Pace San Jose ...................... 76 44 23 9 97 224 199
Charlotte ....................... 32 42
Washington .................. 18 56
.432
.243
191⁄2
331⁄2 Gary at 822-3991 or log onto
trict, told the newspaper said she Tacoma (PCL). Placed OF Franklin Gutierrez, RHP
David Aardsma and INF Matt Mangini on the 15-day
1. Western Artwork (La Stalbaum) 3-1
Phoenix........................ 78 42 25 11 95 221 213
Los Angeles ................ 76 44 26 6 94 209 181 Central Division www.wbgsl.com.
W L Pct GB
has direct knowledge of the re- DL, retroactive to March 22, and LHP Mauricio Ro-
bles and RHP Shawn Kelley on the 60-day DL.
2. Austin’s Best (Mi Merton) 6-1 Anaheim ...................... 77 44 28 5 93 223 223
Dallas ........................... 75 38 26 11 87 209 212 y-Chicago....................... 54 20 .730 — Wyoming Valley Youth Soccer
3. Exactorman (Br Simpson) 15-1
port and that documents from TAMPA BAY RAYS — Agreed to terms with RHP
4. Grinning Breed (An Napolitano) 4-1
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime
loss.
Indiana............................ 34
Milwaukee ...................... 30 44
42 .447
.405
21
24
Association will have a spring
Wade Davis on a four-year contract. Placed LHP soccer league, beginning in May
the school have not been subpoe- J.P. Howell on the 15-day DL. Selected the contract 5. Forever Wild (Ty Buter) 7-2 x-clinched playoff spot Detroit ............................. 26 48 .351 28
of RHP Juan Cruz from Durham (IL). z-clinched conference Cleveland ....................... 15 59 .203 39 for teams in the U-7 through U-16
naed. TEXAS RANGERS — Selected the contract of
6. Abs Rayno Hall (Jo Pavia Jr) 9-2
Thursday's Games WESTERN CONFERENCE age groups. Team applications and
RHP Dave Bush from Round Rock (PCL). Placed 7. Art Glass (Ma Kakaley) 8-1 Toronto 4, Boston 3, SO
The newspaper also reported RHP Omar Beltre, RHP Scott Feldman and RHP 8. Sody’s Moonshine (Mi Simons) 10-1 N.Y. Islanders 6, N.Y. Rangers 2
Southwest Division
W L Pct GB information can be found at
that state police in Centre Coun- Brandon Webb on the 15-day DL, retroactive to
March 22, and RHP Tommy Hunter on the 15-day 9. Escape Attack (Th Jackson) 20-1
Atlanta 1, Philadelphia 0
Washington 4, Columbus 3, OT
x-San Antonio ................ 57 18
x-Dallas .......................... 53 21
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31⁄2
www.wvysa.org. Registration
ty two months ago began calling DL, retroactive to March 25. Optioned INF Chris Sixth $6,000 Trot Tampa Bay 2, Pittsburgh 1 New Orleans .................. 43 32 .573 14 deadline is April 1.
Davis, OF Craig Gentry and C Taylor Teagarden to 1. Funny Briefs (Ma Kakaley) 4-1 Ottawa 4, Florida 1 Memphis ........................ 42 33 .560 15
witnesses to a May1998 report by Round Rock. Reassigned RHP Brett Tomko to
2. Crushproof (Jo Pavia Jr) 8-1
Minnesota 4, Edmonton 2 Houston.......................... 39 36 .520 18
UPCOMING EVENTS
Round Rock. Nashville at Colorado, (n)
Penn State police detailing an TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Named Roberto Alomar 3. Vijay Star (La Stalbaum) 5-2 Los Angeles at Vancouver, (n) Northwest Division
W L Pct GB
special assistant to the organization. Dallas at San Jose, (n)
earlier allegation of inappropri- National League
4. Celebrity Caviar (Th Jackson) 3-1
Friday's Games
x-Oklahoma City.......... 50 24
Denver .......................... 45 29
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5
“Do it for the Kids” 5K Run and
5. Credit Watch (An McCarthy) 15-1
ate contact against Sandusky by COLORADO ROCKIES — Selected the contract of
1B Jason Giambi from Colorado Springs (PCL). 6. Bobo’s Express (Wa Long) 9-2
Philadelphia at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
Chicago at Columbus, 7 p.m.
Portland......................... 43 32 .573 71⁄2 Kids Fun Run will be held at 6 p.m.
Utah............................... 36 39 .480 141⁄2 April 27 in Wilkes-Barre. he race
another boy. No charges were ev- Placed RHP Aaron Cook on the 15-day DL, retro- 7. Brancaleone (An Napolitano) 6-1 Calgary at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Minnesota..................... 17 58 .227 331⁄2
active to March 22. Colorado at Phoenix, 10 p.m. begins at The RiverCommon
er filed against Sandusky. HOUSTON ASTROS — Placed RHP Alberto Arias, 8. Revington (An Santeramo) 12-1 Saturday's Games Pacific Division
W L Pct GB Millennium Circle and runs through
C Jason Castro and INF Jeff Keppinger on the Seventh $16,000 Pace Atlanta at Boston, 1 p.m.
In a separate story Thursday, 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22, and SS Clint
1. Float Blue Chip (An Napolitano) 7-2 Tampa Bay at Minnesota, 2 p.m. y-L.A. Lakers................ 53
Phoenix......................... 36 38
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171⁄2 Kirby Park. The fun run will go
Barmes retroactive to March 26. Detroit at Nashville, 3 p.m.
Patriot-News editor David Ne- LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Placed C Dioner 2. Johnny Absolut (Ji Taggart Jr) 10-1 Dallas at Los Angeles, 4 p.m. Golden State ................ 32 44 .421 221⁄2 between the Portals on the River-
L.A. Clippers................. 29 46 .387 25
whouse said the newspaper con- Navarro, INF Casey Blake, RHP Jon Garland and 3. Jimmie Hanover (Ty Buter) 3-1 Toronto at Ottawa, 7 p.m.
Sacramento.................. 21 53 .284 321⁄2 Common. Cash awards will be
RHP Vicente Padilla on the 15-day DL, retroactive Montreal at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
4. Polaris N (An McCarthy) 15-1 given to overall male, female, male
tacted the attorney general’s of- to March 22, and OF Jay Gibbons retroactive to
March 26. Selected the contracts of RHP Lance 5. Blue Claw (Pa Berry) 4-1
Carolina at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.
Buffalo at Washington, 7 p.m.
x-clinched playoff spot
y-clinched division masters and female masters. Age
fice with details of the story, to Cormier, RHP Mike MacDougal and INF Aaron
Miles from Albuquerque (PCL).
6. Gentleman Friend (Jo Pavia Jr) 8-1 Pittsburgh at Florida, 7 p.m. Wednesday's Games
groups medals will be awarded for
Edmonton at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Atlanta 85, Orlando 82
ask if the newspaper was wrong NEW YORK METS — Placed OF Jason Bay and 7. Rockin The House (Ma Kakaley) 9-2 Anaheim at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Charlotte 98, Cleveland 97 first, second and third places. A
LHP Johan Santana on the 15-day DL, Bay retroac- 8. Bongo (To Hall) 20-1 Indiana 111, Detroit 101
and to ask if their report would tive to March 25.
9. Ok Braveheart (Br Simpson) 6-1
Milwaukee 104, Toronto 98 Post-Race Bash and Happy Hour
harm the investigation. Ne-
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Selected the contract
American Hockey League Philadelphia 108, Houston 97 will be held at Rodano’s for race
of RHP Jose Veras from Indianapolis (IL). Desig- Eighth $6,000 Trot Miami 123, Washington 107
nated RHP Ramon Aguero for assignment. Placed participants and supporters and
whouse said the newspaper RHP Brad Lincoln, RHP Jose Ascanio and LHP
1. Sj’s Leo (Mi Merton) 10-1 All Times EDT New York 120, New Jersey 116
Memphis 110, Golden State 91 friends of WVCA from 7 to 9 pm.
2. Our Little Dip (An McCarthy) 4-1 EASTERN CONFERENCE
would not have reported the sto- Scott Olsen on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March
22, and C Chris Snyder retroactive to March 25. 3. Ducati (Mi Simons) 15-1 Atlantic Division
Chicago 108, Minnesota 91
New Orleans 95, Portland 91 Cost for the happy hour is $20 per
ry if it were told “yes,” and that ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Selected the contract of
RHP Miguel Batista from Memphis (PCL). Placed 4. Smooth Vintage (Ma Kakaley) 6-1
GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA
x-Portland.............. 73 44 21 6 2 96 260 214
Denver 104, Sacramento 90 person and $15 for race participa-
Oklahoma City 116, Phoenix 98
the attorney general’s office de- RHP Adam Wainwright on the 60-day DL and INF 5. Civil Cause (Ty Buter) 3-1 x-Manchester........ 75 42 24 3 6 93 239 195 Dallas 106, L.A. Clippers 100 nts. The annual Walk-a-thon is
Nick Punto on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March Connecticut........... 74 38 28 2 6 84 203 201 scheduled 10 a.m. on April 30 at
6. Celtic Hall (An Napolitano) 8-1 Thursday's Games
clined to speak with the paper. 22.
7. Levitys Pride (Al Kavoleff) 9-2
Worcester.............. 74 34 28 4 8 80 201 230
Providence............ 74 33 35 3 3 72 190 239 Boston 107, San Antonio 97 the WVCA building in Forty Fort.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Selected the con-
Newhouse wrote that, in re- tracts of INF Alex Cora, RHP Chad Gaudin, OF Lay- 8. Indy Source (La Stalbaum) 7-2 Springfield ............. 74 31 38 2 3 67 212 239
Bridgeport ............. 74 26 37 4 7 63 197 248
Dallas at L.A. Lakers, (n)
Friday's Games Awards will be given for individuals
nce Nix and 1B/OF Matt Stairs from Syracuse (IL).
sponse to a question from one of Released RHP Joe Bisenius, RHP Tim Wood and
9. Smartchip (Ja Meittinis) 20-1 East Division Milwaukee at Indiana, 7 p.m. and teams raising the most
Ninth $12,000 Pace Charlotte at Orlando, 7 p.m.
Sandusky’s friends, the paper OF Jonathan Van Every.
American Association 1. Pembroke Joe Dunn (Jo Pavia Jr) 5-1
GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA
y-Penguins .......... 74 53 20 0 1 107 237 168 New Jersey at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. amount in pledges. For more
would report with equal veracity AMARILLO SOX — Signed RHP Justin Garcia. x-Hershey ............. 75 43 24 3 5 94 239 198 Cleveland at Washington, 7 p.m. information, visit www.wvca-
2. Now That’s Art (Pa Berry) 8-1 Charlotte ............... 75 41 25 2 7 91 247 226 Chicago at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Signed Miami at Minnesota, 8 p.m. kids.org/events/do-it-for-the-kids-
if charges are never brought and RHP Oliver Odle and C Phillip Britton. 3. I Ride Western (Br Simpson) 7-2 Norfolk................... 73 37 22 8 6 88 239 202
Binghamton .......... 74 40 27 3 4 87 239 203 Memphis at New Orleans, 8 p.m. walk-a-thon.
KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed OF Dwayne 4. Raines Hanover (Gr Merton) 10-1
the inquiry dismissed. White. Released LHP Matt Perisho and RHP Drew
5. Mountain Air (La Stalbaum) 3-1
Syracuse............... 74 31 36 3 4 69 194 229
Albany.................... 73 31 37 1 4 67 200 250
Boston at Atlanta, 8 p.m.
San Antonio at Houston, 8:30 p.m. West Pittston Little League will
Shetrone.
“We would owe that to Coach 6. Caviart Spencer (Ma Kakaley) 4-1
Adirondack ........... 73 26 37 4 6 62 170 233 L.A. Clippers at Phoenix, 10 p.m. hold an Easter egg hunt on from 4
BASKETBALL WESTERN CONFERENCE Oklahoma City at Portland, 10 p.m.
p.m. to 6 p.m. on April 23 at the
Sandusky, Penn State, The Sec- 7. Master Of Wars (Ji Taggart Jr) 12-1 North Division Denver at Sacramento, 10 p.m.
National Basketball Association 8. Modern Desire (An Napolitano) 9-2 L.A. Lakers at Utah, 10:30 p.m. West Pittston Little League Fields.
ond Mile and all who have ad- NEW JERSEY NETS — Signed G Mario West to a GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA
Manitoba................ 75 42 27 1 5 90 210 192 Saturday's Games
The Easter Egg Huntis for kids 10 &
10-day contract. Waived G-F Quinton Ross. Tenth $25,000 Trot Toronto at Chicago, 8 p.m.
mired his life and work,” Ne- 1. P J Clark (Jo Pavia Jr) 6-1
Lake Erie ............... 74 40 26 3 5 88 207 192
Minnesota at Memphis, 8 p.m. under. This event is rain or shine.
HOCKEY Hamilton ................ 74 39 26 2 7 87 208 184
whouse wrote. National Hockey League
2. Rompaway Beau (Br Simpson) 12-1 Toronto .................. 75 35 29 1 10 81 212 206
Grand Rapids........ 74 35 29 2 8 80 220 234
Philadelphia at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.
Dallas at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.
Responding to the Patriot- COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Recalled RW To- 3. Aruba Vacation (Ji Taggart Jr) 15-1 Abbotsford ............ 73 34 29 4 6 78 173 199
Rochester.............. 74 30 36 4 4 68 200 240
Oklahoma City at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.
mas Kubalik from Springfield (AHL) on an emergen- 4. Salutation Hanover (Ma Kakaley) 9-2
News story, Second Mile presi- Bulletin Board items will not be
cy basis.
DETROIT RED WINGS — Assigned G Thomas
5. In Focus (Ma Johansson) 3-1 West Division
GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA
G O L F accepted over the telephone. Items
dent Jack Raykovitz said in a McCollum to Grand Rapids (AHL). 6. Sand Top Gun (Ty Buter) 4-1 x-Milwaukee.......... 74 41 19 6 8 96 207 179
OTTAWA SENATORS — Signed F Stephane Da PGA Tour may be faxed to 831-7319, emailed to
statement the organization was Costa to a two-year contract.
7. And Heez Perfect (An McCarthy) 8-1 x-Houston.............. 76 44 26 1 5 94 223 198
Texas ..................... 73 39 24 4 6 88 204 193
8. Grain Of Truth (Mi Simons) 5-2 tlsports@timesleader.com or dropped
“shaken by the article.” PHOENIX COYOTES — Assigned D Oliver Ek-
man-Larsson to San Antonio (AHL). Eleventh $11,000 Pace
Peoria .................... 74 38 29 2 5 83 203 202
Chicago ................. 74 37 28 3 6 83 241 237
Houston Open
Par Scores off at the Times Leader or mailed to
“While The Second Mile is ref- TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Reassigned G Jaros-
lav Janus from Norfolk (AHL) to Florida (ECHL).
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Thursday
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2. Mikes Hope (An Napolitano) 15-1 Rockford................ 74 33 32 4 5 75 194 227
x-Clinched Playoff Berth Humble, Texas St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0250.
MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS — Signed D Jeff Foss 3. Buckeye In Charge (Pa Berry) 6-1
cle, we have been advised that and F Chris Cahill. 4. Mystery Island (Jo Pavia Jr) 4-1
y-Clinched Divisional Title First Round
NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point Jimmy Walker ........................................32-31—63-9
neither The Second Mile nor our ECHL
ECHL — Suspended Bakersfield RW Erick Lizon
5. Mojo Terror (Ho Parker) 3-1 for an overtime or shootout loss. Nick O’Hern............................................32-33—65-7
Wednesday's Games Josh Teater.............................................34-31—65-7
programs are the subject of any two games and fined an undisclosed amount for his
actions during Wednesday’s game at Ontario. Sus-
6. Mcsocks (Ty Buter) 7-2
Syracuse 4, Toronto 3 Chris Kirk ................................................32-34—66-6 T E N N I S
7. Master Of Desire (Br Simpson) 8-1
investigation,” Raykovitz said. pended Stockton F Garet Hunt two games and fined
8. Joe Palz (Ma Kakaley) 9-2
Bridgeport 2, Portland 1
Hamilton 4, Abbotsford 1
Steve Stricker ........................................34-33—67-5
John Rollins ...........................................33-34—67-5
him an undisclosed amount for his actions during
“Out of respect for all parties, we Wednesday’s game against Las Vegas. 9. Yacht King (An McCarthy) 20-1 Rockford 3, Lake Erie 2 Nathan Green.........................................32-35—67-5 Sony Ericsson Open
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 4, Norfolk 3 Brendan Steele ......................................36-31—67-5
cannot discuss, speculate, or SOCCER Twelfth $6,000 Trot Milwaukee 3, San Antonio 2, SO Robert Allenby.......................................34-34—68-4 Thursday
1. Techalong (An Napolitano) 7-2 Manitoba 5, Rochester 4, SO Marc Turnesa.........................................33-35—68-4 Key Biscayne, Fla.
comment further.” Major League Soccer
D.C. UNITED — Signed G Bill Hamid. 2. Noble Way (Th Jackson) 9-2 Thursday's Games Vaughn Taylor........................................34-34—68-4 Singles
Chicago at Houston, 8:05 p.m. Tommy Gainey ......................................33-35—68-4 Men
Raykovitz said the organiza- NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION — Signed D Otto 3. Bar None (Mi Simons) 6-1 Friday's Games Zack Miller ..............................................37-31—68-4 Quarterfinals
Loewy.
tion was committed “first and Women's Professional Soccer
4. Elvis Blue Chip (La Stalbaum) 10-1 Charlotte at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 7:05 p.m.
Connecticut at Providence, 7:05 p.m.
Lee Westwood.......................................36-32—68-4
Robert Garrigus.....................................31-37—68-4
Roger Federer (3), Switzerland, def. Gilles Simon
(25), France, 3-0, retired.
SKY BLUE FC — Signed F Adriana Martin Santa- 5. Alpha Entura (Ho Parker) 4-1
foremost to the safety and well- maria. 6. Stan (Wi Mann) 20-1
Hershey at Norfolk, 7:30 p.m. Padraig Harrington................................33-35—68-4 Rafael Nadal (1), Spain, def. Tomas Berdych (7),
Albany at Adirondack, 7:30 p.m. Bill Lunde................................................35-33—68-4 Czech Republic, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.
being of the children we serve. COLLEGE 7. Carscot Nexus (Jo Pavia Jr) 3-1 Manchester at Worcester, 7:30 p.m. Steve Elkington .....................................35-33—68-4 Women
Hamilton at Lake Erie, 7:30 p.m. Brendon de Jonge.................................33-35—68-4
We have zero tolerance for abuse. COLONIAL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION — Signed 8. Velvet Hall (Ty Buter) 8-1
Binghamton at Syracuse, 7:30 p.m. Jarrod Lyle .............................................35-33—68-4
Semifinals
Maria Sharapova (16), Russia, def. Andrea Petkov-
commissioner Tom Yeager to a four-year contract 9. Mon Beau Somolli N (An McCarthy) 15-1 Bridgeport at Springfield, 7:30 p.m.
... Throughout our history, there extension through June, 2015.
Thirteenth $8,500 Pace Manitoba at Rochester, 7:35 p.m.
Ryuji Imada ............................................34-35—69-3
Charles Howell III ..................................34-35—69-3
ic (21), Germany, 3-6, 6-0, 6-2.
HOFSTRA — Signed men’s basketball coach Mo Doubles
have never been allegations Cassara to a five-year contract. 1. Roxies Big Guy (Jo Pavia Jr) 3-1
Peoria at San Antonio, 8 p.m.
Houston at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.
Marc Leishman ......................................36-33—69-3 Men
WASHINGTON — Announced junior G Isaiah Tho- Brandt Jobe............................................33-36—69-3
made with regard to misconduct mas has declared for the NBA draft.
2. Mr Excellent (Br Simpson) 9-2 Rockford at Oklahoma City, 8:05 p.m.
Chicago at Texas, 8:30 p.m.
Alex Prugh..............................................34-35—69-3
Semifinals
Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes (3), India, def.
3. Star City Hero (An McCarthy) 7-2 Nate Smith ..............................................36-33—69-3
occurring during any Second WRIGHT STATE — Named David Korn men’s as-
sistant soccer coach. 4. Lucky Lucky Leo (Mi Simons) 15-1
Grand Rapids at Abbotsford, 10 p.m. Francesco Molinari................................34-35—69-3
Oliver Marach, Austria, and Janko Tipsarevic, Ser-
bia, 6-3, 5-7, 11-9 tiebreak.
Mile program.” Johnson Wagner ...................................34-35—69-3
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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL


YANKEES
other hits, including Rodri-

Halladay,
guez’s one-out double in the
sixth that hit the fence in right-
center just above the 385-foot
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marker. He walked Cano, but

Phillies
in a situation not knowing he struck out Nick Swisher and
would be here today,” Jeter said. Jorge Posada with two decep-
With the flags above the lights tive changeups, one 85 mph, the
in right field whipping toward other 86.

think big
the foul pole, Teixeira connect- Jhonny Peralta drove in his
ed off Verlander in the third in- first run of the month. After go-
ning. Normally a .235 hitter in ing without an RBI in 66 spring
the first month of the season, at-bats, he hit a sacrifice fly to
The Associated Press the first baseman didn’t get his center in his first plate appear-
PHILADELPHIA — For Roy first hit last season until his fifth ance to give Detroit the lead in
Halladay, opening day means game. the second inning.
it’s just one day closer to the “I’ve been petitioning the Miguel Cabrera lined a single
postseason. league to start in March for to left and, in his first at-bat with
Halladay and the rest of the years. “Finally they let us start in Detroit, Victor Martinez hit a
Philadelphia Phillies are ready March because everybody hot shot to shortstop that Jeter,
to get the most anticipated sea- knows my Aprils,” Teixeira said. making a half-dive to his left
son in franchise history start- “It’s great to start this way. ... couldn’t corral, for a base hit. Sa-
ed. Expectations are high this Last year was awful, it was em- bathia walked the bases loaded
year. So high, in fact, that any-
barrassing.” before Peralta flied to Grander-
thing less than a World Series
title won’t be considered a suc- Slimmed down by 25 pounds son.
cess. and healthy after having surgery Detroit closed it to 3-2 on
But the Phillies have to play AP PHOTO on his right knee this winter, Sa- Brandon Inge’s two-out single in
162 games first, starting with Atlanta Braves Nate McClouth, left, Freddie Freeman, and Jason Heyward react as they come off bathia gave up six hits and three the fourth, and tied it on Cabre-
today’s opener against the the field after their opening day victory over Washington Thursday. runs — two earned. Starting on ra’s sacrifice fly in the fifth with
Houston Astros. opening day in each of his three help from Cano’s error on

Braves usher in new era


“I think we’re all anxious, seasons with New York, Sabath- Rhymes’ sacrifice attempt. Cov-
more so to get back to the post- ia struck out seven and walked ering first, Cano closed his glove
season,” Halladay said. “That two. before Teixeira’s toss arrived
being the goal and having an- Joba Chamberlain, Soriano, and the ball fell to the field.
other quality team to put on the AL saves leader for Tampa Swisher had an RBI single in
the field, I think we’re all anx- Bay last year, and Rivera pitched the eighth.
ious. Opening day is just the The Associated Press perfect innings and the Yankees Granderson right away tested
start of it.”
A L S TA N I D N G S N L S T A N D I N G S
WASHINGTON — Welcome retired the last 10 overall. Cham- the injured side, diving on the
The four-time NL East cham- back, Chipper. Nice way to start,
All Times EDT At A Glance
berlain (1-0) got the win. slick turf to make a catch on Will
East Division All Times EDT
pions became instant favorites Fredi. W L Pct GB East Division “That’s the way we drew it Rhymes’ sinking liner in the
New York ........................ 1 0 1.000 —
to win their second World Se- Returning from major knee Baltimore......................... 0 0 .000 1
⁄2 Atlanta .............................
W L
1 0
Pct GB
1.000 — up,” Yankees manager Joe Girar- first. Granderson came up smil-
ries in four years after signing Boston............................. 0 0 .000 1
⁄2 Florida ............................. 0 0 .000 1
⁄2
surgery, Chipper Jones doubled Tampa Bay...................... 0 0 .000 1
⁄2 New York ........................ 0 0 .000 1
⁄2 di said with a smile. ing and holding up his glove. He
Cliff Lee to a $120 million, five- Toronto ........................... 0 0 .000 1
⁄2 Philadelphia ................... 0 0 .000 1
⁄2
year deal. The addition of Lee before scoring the 2011 season’s Central Division Washington .................... 0 1 .000 1 Verlander was making his also made a running over-the-
to go along with Halladay, Roy first run on a chilly, damp open- Chicago.............................
W L
0 0
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Central Division
W L Pct GB
fourth straight opening day shoulder catch in the ninth.
Oswalt and Cole Hamels gives ing day, and Derek Lowe allowed Cleveland..........................
Minnesota .........................
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0
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Cincinnati ........................ 1 0 1.000 — start, most for the Tigers since
Chicago........................... 0 0 .000 1
⁄2
the Phillies a starting rotation three singles in 5 2-3 innings, Detroit................................
Kansas City ......................
0
0
1
1
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.000
1
1
⁄2
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Houston .......................... 0 0 .000 1
⁄2 Jack Morris went 10 in a row. He
Pittsburgh ....................... 0 0 .000 1
⁄2 Yankees 6, Tigers 3
that’s the envy of baseball. helping the Braves beat the West Division Milwaukee....................... 0 1 .000 1 was hoping to get off to a quick Detroit New York
St. Louis.......................... 0 1 .000 1 ab r h bi ab r h bi
Injuries to five-time All-Star Washington Nationals 2-0 Thurs- Los Angeles ...................
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1.000 — West Division
start to his season after going1-2 AJcksn cf 4 1 1 0 Gardnr lf 2 0 0 0
Chase Utley and closer Brad day to make Fredi Gonzalez a Oakland...........................
Seattle .............................
0
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Ordonz rf
3 0 0 0 Jeter ss
4 0 0 0 Teixeir 1b
2 1 0 1
3 1 1 3
San Diego....................... 1 0 1.000 —
Lidge have brought Philadel- winner in his debut as Atlanta’s Texas .............................. 0 0 .000 1
⁄2 Arizona............................ 0 0 .000 1
⁄2 April before finishing 18-9, and MiCarr 1b
VMrtnz dh
2 2 1 1 AlRdrg 3b
4 0 1 0 Cano 2b
2 1 1 0
3 0 0 0
Wednesday's Games Colorado ......................... 0 0 .000 1
⁄2
phia back closer to the pack. manager. No games scheduled Los Angeles ................... 0 0 .000 1
⁄2 he altered his offseason workout Raburn lf 3 0 1 0 Swisher rf 4 0 1 1
San Francisco ................ 0 0 .000 ⁄2 JhPerlt ss 3 0 0 1 Posada dh 4 0 0 0
Still, the Phillies won’t be satis-
1
The Braves played their first Thursday's Games
N.Y. Yankees 6, Detroit 3 Wednesday's Games
to help accomplish that. Inge 3b 4 0 2 1 Grndrs cf 3 1 1 1
Avila c 4 0 0 0 Martin c 3 2 1 0
fied unless they are riding regular-season game since Bob- L.A. Angels 4, Kansas City 2 No games scheduled “Obviously, coming out of the Totals 31 3 6 3 Totals 26 6 5 6
down Broad Street for a cham- by Cox retired at the end of 2010 Friday's Games
Chicago White Sox (Buehrle 0-0) at Cleveland (Car-
Thursday's Games
Atlanta 2, Washington 0 spring that I had, this is not the Detroit................................. 010 110 000 — 3
New York ........................... 003 000 21x — 6
pionship parade in October. after two decades — and 15 mona 0-0), 3:05 p.m.
Boston (Lester 0-0) at Texas (Wilson 0-0), 4:05 p.m.
Cincinnati 7, Milwaukee 6
San Diego 5, St. Louis 3, 11 innings results that I wanted,” said Ver- E—Inge (1), Cano (1). LOB—Detroit 6, New York 4.
“Crazy things happen in playoff appearances — as their Minnesota (Pavano 0-0) at Toronto (Romero 0-0), San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 8 p.m. lander, who had a 0.96 ERA this
2B—Inge (1), Al.Rodriguez (1). HR—Teixeira (1),
Granderson (1). SB—Martin (1). S—Rhymes,
7:07 p.m.
baseball. It obviously takes a skipper. With his sinker in fine, Baltimore (Guthrie 0-0) at Tampa Bay (Price 0-0),
Friday's Games
Houston (Myers 0-0) at Philadelphia (Halladay 0-0), spring.
Gardner 2. SF—Mi.Cabrera, Jh.Peralta, Jeter.
IP H R ER BB SO
lot, and just because you have darting form, Lowe (1-0) struck
7:10 p.m.
L.A. Angels (Haren 0-0) at Kansas City (Francis
1:05 p.m.
Pittsburgh (Correia 0-0) at Chicago Cubs (Demp- Pitching in shirt sleeves, the Detroit
Verlander ................. 6 3 3 3 4 8
certain names on paper doesn’t out six and walked two.
0-0), 8:10 p.m. ster 0-0), 2:20 p.m.
right-hander reached 97 mph on Coke L,0-1 ............... 1⁄3 1 2 1 0 0
Seattle (Hernandez 0-0) at Oakland (Cahill 0-0), Arizona (Kennedy 0-0) at Colorado (Jimenez 0-0), Perry ......................... 2⁄3 0 1 1 1 0
guarantee anything,” Halladay 10:05 p.m. 4:10 p.m.
the radar gun in the first, but Schlereth.................. 1 1 0 0 0 0
said. “We’re very well aware of Dodgers 2, Giants 1
Saturday's Games N.Y. Mets (Pelfrey 0-0) at Florida (Johnson 0-0), New York

that. If we all go out and do our


Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m.
Minnesota at Toronto, 1:07 p.m.
7:10 p.m.
San Francisco (Sanchez 0-0) at L.A. Dodgers (Bil-
walked Teixeira and Alex Rodri- Sabathia ...................
Chamberlain W,1-0
6
1
6
0
3
0
2
0
2
0
7
1
jobs the way we’re supposed to LOS ANGELES — Clayton L.A. Angels at Kansas City, 1:10 p.m.
Detroit at N.Y. Yankees, 4:10 p.m.
lingsley 0-0), 10:10 p.m. guez before striking out Robin- R.Soriano H,1.......... 1 0 0 0 0 1
Saturday's Games M.Rivera S,1-1 ........ 1 0 0 0 0 1
and we’re able to stay healthy, Kershaw struck out nine in sev- Baltimore at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Atlanta at Washington, 1:05 p.m. son Cano with his 31st pitch of Perry pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.
Boston at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 1:05 p.m. WP—Verlander, Perry, Schlereth.
then we like our chances. But en dominant innings and Matt Seattle at Oakland, 9:05 p.m. San Diego at St. Louis, 4:10 p.m. the inning. Umpires—Home, Dale Scott;First, Jerry Meals;Se-
Sunday's Games San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 4:10 p.m. cond, C.B. Bucknor;Third, Dan Iassogna.
we all know what we’re up Kemp scored the go-ahead run Chicago White Sox at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m. Houston at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Verlander gave up just two T—3:02. A—48,226 (50,291).
against. I don’t think teams are on a throwing error by catcher Detroit at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.
Minnesota at Toronto, 1:07 p.m.
Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.
N.Y. Mets at Florida, 7:10 p.m.
going to go running from us Buster Posey in the sixth, send- Baltimore at Tampa Bay, 1:40 p.m.
Boston at Texas, 2:05 p.m.
Arizona at Colorado, 8:10 p.m.

NCAA
Sunday's Games
just because of the guys that we ing the Los Angeles Dodgers to a L.A. Angels at Kansas City, 2:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 1:10 p.m. and a whole group in the bracke-
Seattle at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Florida, 1:10 p.m.
have on our roster.” victory over the defending World Atlanta at Washington, 1:35 p.m. tology set who called VCU unde-
Houston at Philadelphia, 1:35 p.m.
Series champion San Francisco San Diego at St. Louis, 2:15 p.m. serving when its name showed
Giants in their season opener. Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m.
Arizona at Colorado, 3:10 p.m.
up and teams such as Colorado

Bonds aide
Continued from Page 1B
Kershaw (1-0) allowed four San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 8:05 p.m. and Virginia Tech were left out.
hits and walked one in his first er more fitting for the Maui Invi- The Rams answered by winning
opening-day start. The 23-year- tational than a Final Four brack- five games on their road to the

says trainer
old left-hander struck out three San Francisco
Dodgers 2, Giants 1
Los Angeles
LOB—San Diego 7, St. Louis 8. 2B—Venable (1),
Hundley (1). 3B—Rasmus (1). HR—Maybin (1),
et. Final Four by an average of 12
of the four batters he faced in the ab r h bi ab r h bi Holliday (1). SB—Ludwick (1). CS—Holliday (1).
S—Descalso. SF—O.Hudson.
In the second game, it’s No. 3 points.
Torres cf 4 0 0 0 Furcal ss 4 0 0 0
first, giving him 500 strikeouts FSnchz 2b 4 0 1 0 Gwynn lf 4 0 1 0 IP H R ER BB SO Connecticut (30-9) vs. No. 4 Now, they’re celebrities,
Huff rf 4 0 0 0 Ethier rf 4 0 1 0 San Diego
in his career. Kentucky (29-8) in the rematch across the nation and around

injected star
Posey c 4 0 1 0 Kemp cf 1 2 1 0 Stauffer..................... 6 9 2 2 1 2
Burrell lf 4 1 1 1 Loney 1b 4 0 1 1 Gregerson................ 1 1 0 0 0 1
Tejada ss 4 0 0 0 Uribe 3b 3 0 1 0 Adams ...................... 1 1 1 1 0 2 of a game that really was on the their own campus — located in
Reds 7, Brewers 6 Belt 1b 3 0 1 0 Barajs c 4 0 1 0 Qualls .......................
Neshek W,1-0 .........
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0 schedule in Maui. UConn won Richmond, Va., with enrollment
PSndvl 3b 3 0 1 0 Carroll 2b 3 0 0 0
Bell S,1-1 ................. 1 0 0 0 0 0
CINCINNATI — Ramon Her- Linccm p
DeRosa ph
2 0 0 0 Kershw p
0 0 0 0 Kuo p
3 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 St. Louis 84-67 back on Nov. 24. A trip to of 32,000, about the same size as
nandez hit a two-out, three-run Schrhlt pr
SCasill p
0 0 0 0 Broxtn p
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 Carpenter................. 7
Batista ....................... 2⁄3
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Houston wasn’t on anyone’s George Mason, the Virginia
The Associated Press homer in the bottom of the ninth Totals 32 1 5 1 Totals 30 2 6 1 Miller ......................... 1⁄3
Franklin BS,1-1 ....... 1
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mind back then. school that also made the Final
San Francisco.................... 000 000 001 — 1
SAN FRANCISCO — Barry inning, rallying the Cincinnati Los Angeles....................... 000 001 01x — 2
Tallet......................... 1 0 0 0 0 2 “That game showed what we Four as an 11 seed back in 2006.
Augenstein L,0-1..... 1 3 2 1 0 0
Bonds’ former personal shop- Reds to a victory over the Mil- E—Tejada (1), Burrell (1), Posey (1), Furcal (1).
DP—Los Angeles 1. LOB—San Francisco 6, Los
HBP—by Carpenter (Ludwick), by Franklin (Hun- could be and certainly what “I went to the bookstore the
dley). PB—Hundley.
per has testified that she saw waukee Brewers in an opening- Angeles 9. 2B—Loney (1). HR—Burrell (1). SB— John needed to fix,” UConn day the Final Four T-shirts came
Kemp (1).
the slugger’s private trainer in- day flashback to their NL Cen- IP H R ER BB SO
Milwaukee
Reds 7, Brewers 6
Cincinnati
coach Jim Calhoun said of Ken- out, and that was a mistake,”
San Francisco
ject Bonds in the navel before a tral title season. Lincecum L,0-1 ....... 7 5 1 0 3 5 ab r h bi ab r h bi tucky’s John Calipari. “It turned VCU guard Bradford Burgess
S.Casilla................... 1 1 1 1 1 1 Weeks 2b 5 1 2 2 Stubbs cf 5 2 2 1
road trip during the 2002 sea- The Brewers became the first Los Angeles Gomez cf 4 1 1 1 Phillips 2b 4 1 1 0 out, I needed to fix some things, said. “People were taking pic-
Braun lf 3 3 2 1 Votto 1b 2 2 1 2
son. team in 42 years to open the Kershaw W,1-0........
Kuo H,1 ....................
7
1
4
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1 Fielder 1b 3 0 1 0 Rolen 3b 4 1 0 0 too, but it was later because the tures, giving me hugs, signing
McGeh 3b 4 0 1 2 Bruce rf 5 0 2 0
Kathy Hoskins said Thurs- season with back-to-back home- Broxton S,1-1 .......... 1
HBP—by Lincecum (Uribe). PB—Posey.
1 1 1 0 0
Kotsay rf 3 0 0 0 Gomes lf 3 0 0 1 problems showed up in the Big autographs. It took me an hour
day she was in Bonds’ bedroom rs when Rickie Weeks and Carlos Umpires—Home, Gary Cederstrom;First, Lance Almont ph
Morgan rf
1 0 0 0 RHrndz c
0 0 0 0 Janish ss
5 1 4 3
4 0 2 0 East.” and a half to get out.”
Barksdale;Second, Fieldin Culbreth;Third, Adrian
packing his clothes for the trip Gomez connected off Edinson Johnson. YBtncr ss
Nieves c
4 0 0 0 Volquez p
4 1 2 0 JFrncs ph
1 0 0 0
1 0 0 0 All these teams had problems On the blue blood side of the
T—2:50. A—56,000 (56,000).
when the seven-time NL MVP Volquez. Ryan Braun also had a Gallard p 3 0 0 0 JrSmth p 0 0 0 0 during big portions of this sea- bracket, UConn will face Ken-
Loe p 0 0 0 0 Bray p 0 0 0 0
and trainer Greg Anderson solo shot, helping Milwaukee Angels 4, Royals 2 Reed ph 1 0 0 0 LeCure p 0 0 0 0 son. All got better and started tucky in a matchup of a No. 3
Los Angeles Kansas City Saito p 0 0 0 0 Cairo ph 1 0 0 0
came into the room. Anderson take a 6-3 lead to the ninth. ab r h bi ab r h bi Axford p 0 0 0 0 Ondrsk p 0 0 0 0 peaking around the beginning of seed vs. a No. 4.
MIzturs 3b 5 0 2 1 Aviles 3b-2b 5 1 1 1 Totals 35 6 9 6 Totals 35 712 7
expressed concerns about her HKndrc 2b 4 0 1 0 MeCarr cf-lf 4 0 3 0 Milwaukee.......................... 310 010 100 — 6 March. That has culminated in Granted, these weren’t im-
presence but Bonds said not to Padres 5, Cardinals 3 Abreu dh 4 0 1 0 lf-1b
Gordon
5 0 0 0
Cincinnati ........................... 100 100 104 — 7
probably the most inconceiva- plausible picks by any means,
Two outs when winning run scored.
worry about Hoskins because ST. LOUIS — Cameron May- TrHntr rf 5 1 2 1 Butler dh 2 0 0 0 E—Gomes (1). LOB—Milwaukee 8, Cincinnati 10. ble foursome in Final Four histo- though Kentucky fans had every
V.Wells lf 4 1 1 0 Maier pr-dh 0 0 0 0 2B—Weeks (1), Nieves (1), Stubbs (1). HR—
“she’s my girl.” bin tied it with a two-out homer Aybar ss 4 0 1 1 Kaaihu 1b 3 0 0 0 Weeks (1), Gomez (1), Braun (1), Stubbs (1), Votto ry — not a single No. 1 or 2 seed reason to believe it would be an-
Trumo 1b 4 0 0 0 Dyson pr-cf 0 0 0 0
Hoskins testified that she in the ninth inning and ground- Mathis c 4 1 2 1 Francr rf 4 1 1 1
(1), R.Hernandez (1). SB—Gomez (1). S—Phillips,
Volquez. SF—McGehee, Votto, Gomes. for the first time ever, and a other year. They lost five players
Bourjos cf 4 1 2 0 AEscor ss 4 0 1 0
then watched Anderson inject ed a single that led to the go- Treanr c 3 0 1 0 Milwaukee
IP H R ER BB SO
group of teams chosen by a to the NBA draft after last sea-
Bonds. She said didn’t ask ahead run in the 11th as the San
Getz 2b
Betemt
1 0 0 0 Gallardo ................... 6 7 2 2 3 4
grand total of three people out of son, including the No. 1 pick,
Loe ............................ 1 1 1 1 0 3
about the injection, but Bonds Diego Padres opened with a win
ph-3b 2 0 0 0 Saito H,1 .................. 1 2 0 0 0 2
more than 8 million entrants in John Wall. Meanwhile, they’ve
Totals 38 412 4 Totals 33 2 7 2 Axford L,0-1 BS,1-1 ⁄3 2 4 4 1 1
volunteered that it was “a little
2

over the St. Louis Cardinals. Los Angeles....................... 000 202 000 — 4 Cincinnati bracket contests run by ESPN got a virtual roster of McDo-
something, something for Kansas City ....................... 000 000 110 — 2 Volquez .................... 6 7 5 5 2 5
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had an awful start to what could V.Wells (1), Aybar (1), Mathis (1). HR—Tor.Hunter LeCure ..................... 1 0 0 0 0 0 “At first, it was the selection ready to show up in Lexington
can’t detect it.” (1), Mathis (1), Aviles (1), Francoeur (1). SB—M.Iz- Ondrusek W,1-0...... 1 0 0 0 2 1
be his 11th and final season in St. turis (1), Me.Cabrera (1). CS—Getz (1). S—H.Ken- WP—Volquez. Balk—Jor.Smith. and how we shouldn’t be in the next fall.
Bonds is charged with lying drick.
Louis. He grounded into a ca- tournament,” VCU point guard Calipari figured out his team
to a federal grand jury when he IP H R ER BB SO
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Collins....................... 1 1 0 0 1 1 AlGnzlz ss 3 0 0 0 Espinos 2b 3 0 2 0
when he said that he never HBP—by Hochevar (V.Wells). PB—Mathis. Fremn 1b 3 0 0 0 IRdrgz c 3 0 0 0 Like so many players from the tournament), the Wildcats
AMERICAN LEAGUE Umpires—Home, Dana DeMuth;First, Kerwin Dan- D.Lowe p 2 0 0 0 LHrndz p 2 0 0 0
schools in smaller conferences, returned to the Final Four for the
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enhancing drugs. Hinske ph 1 0 0 0 HrstnJr ph 0 0 0 0
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DP—Washington 1. LOB—Atlanta 3, Washington ship and thinking, sure, that me,” Calipari said. “They be-
OHudsn 2b 2 0 0 1 Pujols 1b 5 0 0 0
wind up regretting. Kansas City Royals in a chilly Hawpe 1b 5 0 0 0 Hollidy lf 4 1 3 2 6. 2B—C.Jones (1), Espinosa (1). HR—Heyward
(1). CS—Ankiel (1).
could be them. Sort of the same came empowered, and that’s
Ludwck lf 3 1 0 0 Brkmn rf 4 1 2 0
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Maybin cf 5 1 2 1 Tallet p 0 0 0 0 Atlanta
ed the testimony of a key prose- Weaver allowed two harmless CHuntr pr-cf 0 1 0 0 Craig ph 1 0 0 0 D.Lowe W,1-0 ......... 52⁄3 3 0 0 2 6 ning the lottery. know it now. They get it.”
Hundly c 4 0 2 2 Agnstn p 0 0 0 0 O’Flaherty H,1 ......... 1 2 0 0 0 0
cution witness, former Bonds singles to Melky Cabrera over 6 Stauffr p 2 0 0 0 Freese 3b 5 0 1 0 Moylan H,1............... 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Led by 33-year-old coach Sha- The Huskies are a young team
Venters H,1.............. 1 0 0 0 0 0
business partner Steve Hos- 1-3 innings, improving to 3-0 in Grgrsn p
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Washington
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49ers and was a friend of Barry walked two as the Angels won Totals 39 5 8 4 Totals 40 312 3 Slaten pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. teams placed in the tournament ertoire and has averaged 26
San Diego .................. 000 110 001 02 — 5 Umpires—Home, Tim Welke;First, Jim Reynolds-
Bonds’ baseball star father, their opener for the seventh time St. Louis ..................... 100 100 010 00 — 3
;Second, Mike DiMuro;Third, Andy Fletcher. bracket. They took immense points a game since UConn went
T—2:32. A—39,055 (41,506).
Bobby Bonds. in the last eight years. E—Theriot (1). DP—San Diego 4, St. Louis 1. flak from Jay Bilas, Dick Vitale on a remarkable postseason run.
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H.S. VOLLEYBALL LOCAL ROUNDUP BASKETBALL

Lehman Alexis closes out


gets past his career tonight
Mohawks By JOHN ERZAR
jerzar@timesleader.com
The last chance to see Penn
UP NEXT
Dr. George P. Moses Senior
All-Star Classic
The Times Leader staff State recruit Peter Alexis and
LEHMAN TWP. – Tim Price other top seniors on the high Holy Redeemer High School
Boys game, 8 p.m.
had 10 kills and nine digs to lead school basketball court comes to- Girls game, 6:30 p.m.
Lake-Lehman to 3-0 victory over night in the 42nd annual Dr. Ge- TV Coverage:
Meyers in a boys high school orge P. Moses Senior All-Star Service Electric Cable TV
volleyball game Thursday. Classic.
The scores were 25-18, 25-9, Game time is 8 p.m. at Holy Re-
25-21. deemer High School. Proceeds Division III MVP Keyton Winder
Kyle Fine notched nine kills, 10 benefit local charities. of Meyers and his high school
service points and three digs, Alexis, a 6-foot-11 center and teammates Nahjee Brown and
while J.J. Ford pitched in with Wyoming Valley Conference Di- Ross Lavan.
nine service points and 13 digs. vision II MVP, will be part of a Also selected to the East team
strong Redeemer contingent on were: Coughlin’s Chris Grullon;
Coughlin 3, Tunkhannock 2 the West team. He’ll be joined by Crestwood’s Dave Piavis and Jo-
Michael Shmackov had 28 kills teammates Austin Carr, Tim nathan Wojnar; Hanover Area’s
and 9 service points as he led Lambert, John McCarthy and Cory Dickson; Hazleton Area’s
Coughlin to the win against Steve Ruch. Danny Fogarty and Dwaine Gil-
Tunkhannock. The West also features a pair of ley; MMI Prep’s Ryan Forte and
Game scroes were 16-25, 25- top scorers in Tunkhannock’s Fran Swankoski; Nanticoke’s Co-
20, 25-13, 21-25 and 15-13. Mike Papi and West Side Tech’s dy Bukowski and Cael Evans; and
Brian Suchoski added 46 as- Isaiah Girau Pittston Area’s Joe Coyne.
sists and eight service points for Also scheduled to play for the GAR’s Mike Polakoski was also
Coughlin, while Justin Coskey West are: Berwick’s Luke McDa- chosen for the East, but won’t
finished with 14 kills and 13 digs. nel; Dallas’ Travis DeBona and play due to a knee injury suffered
Randy Howell had 23 assists Marc Noyalis; Lake-Lehman’s during the season. Hanover Ar-
and 12 service points, while Adam Weaver; Northwest’s Paul ea’s Bilal Floyd was also picked,
James Hawk had 10 blocks, 10 Ascenzi and Bret Rutkoski; but transferred back to Scranton
kills and 10 service points for Wyoming Area’s Ryan Carey and a few days after the Hawkeyes
Tunkhannock. Cody Gates; Wyoming Semina- completed their season.
ry’s Chib Onwunaka; and Wyom- Coughlin’s Joe Caffrey, Crest-
Wyoming Valley West 3, ing Valley West’s Henry Moore. wood’s Mark Atherton and
West Side Tech 1 Holy Redeemer’s Mark Belen- Meyers’ Pat Toole will coach the
Ron Cerafin finished the ski and Northwest’s Jerry Blazick East.
match with 10 service points, 10 Jr. will coach the West The East won last year’s game
kills and seven aces, helping the The East team features WVC 101-88.
Spartans defeat West Side Tech.
The scores were 25-15, 19-25,

Adamshick, Lavery join


25-20 and 25-23.
Matt Pieszala had 16 kills,
while Russ Pacovsky added 24
assists and four digs. DON CAREY/THE TIMES LEADER

forces in girls game


Jack Davenport had 10 service Leanne McManus (left) of Meyers leaps into the arms of teammate Katie Flannery after scoring
points for Tech, while Tyler a goal in the first half against Wyoming Area Thursday.
Atherholte had 10 kills and seven

Meyers defeats Warriors


blocks.
By VAN ROSE gan (Northwest Area), Christine
Holy Redeemer 3, vrose@timesleader.com Knooren (Meyers), Maureen
Delaware Valley 0 For the last three days, Lisman (Meyers), Troy Lynn
Rob Wingert finished with 10 Meyers girls basketball coach Lewis (Meyers), Nicole Maslow-
service points, 23 assists and Chris Gray was witnessing a ski (Wyoming Valley West),
seven kills as the Royals defeated The Times Leader staff H.S. TRACK Lanza; 3. DAL Spencer.
TRIPLE JUMP -- 1. DAL Van Deutsch
dream come true: Selena Adam- Alex Plaviak (Crestwood),
Delaware Valley. The scores were WILKES-BARRE – Leanne BOYS 33’3/4; 2. DAL Szalkowski; 3. DAL Gross. 100 -- shick and Maddie Lavery prac- Raisha Piper (Hanover Area),
1. DAL Gawlas; 2. DAL Pleshar; 3. DAL Danko.
25-10, 25-13 and 25-15. McManus scored two goals Pittston Area 81, Dallas 69 1600 -- 1. DAL Rome 5:19; 2. DAL Gilhooley; 3.
ticed together as teammates un- Danielle Rodney (Northwest Ar-
Peter Alexis had 14 kills and and added one assist as Tyler Roman placed first in DAL Fannich. SHOT PUT -- 1. DAL Flaherty der Gray’s tutelage at the ea), Allison Schuetz (Hazleton
30’1/2; 2. PA Sinkoski; 3. PA Lee. 400 -- 1. DAL
five service points, while John Meyers defeated Wyoming the 100 and the high jump as Dosiak 63.1; 2. DAL Rawley; 3. PA Kucha. 400 Meyers gym. Area), Caroline Schuetz (Hazle-
McCarthy eneded with six kills. Area, 3-1, in a high school girls Pittston Area defeated Dallas RELAY -- 1. DAL (Danko, Pleshar, Gavlas, “Selena wore a Meyers jersey ton Area), Lauren Skuldaski
Dunbar) 51.5; 2. PA. 300 HURDLES -- 1. DAL
Delaware Valley player scores soccer game on Thursday. at home Thursday. Cody Ryd- Spencer; 2. PA Lanza; 3. PA Diwark. POLE that was inside out,” Gray said. (Wyoming Seminary), Jamie
were not reported. Ingrid Ritchie also scored for zy won the 110 hurdles and the VAULT -- 1. DAL Culver; 2. PA Herchos; 3. DAL
Spencer. DISCUS -- 1. DAL Flaherty 94’; 2. PA
“I couldn’t help but imagine Swaboski (Wyoming Valley
the Mohawks. 300 hurdles for the Patriots. Lee; 3. DAL Yu. LONG JUMP -- 1.DAL Szal- how wonderful it would have West), Janelle Ziminski (Hazle-
kowski 14’10; 2. PA Scanlon; 3. PA Oliveri. 800
Jennifer Bone had Wyoming 3200 RELAY -- 1. DAL (Rinart. Thomas,
-- 1. PA Lombardo 2:32; 2. DAL Thompson; 3.
been if they both really played ton Area).
Ehret, Zucho) 12:15. 110 HURDLES -- 1. PA
NIT Area’s only goal while goalie Rydzy 16.2; 2. PA D’Lesso; 3. DAL Hardy. DAL Milcalf. 200 -- 1. DAL Gawlas 26.9; 2. DAL for Meyers.” Lewis and Swaboski will com-
Danko; 3. DAL Plesnar. 3200 -- 1. DAL Rome
Megan Yurek had 12 saves. TRIPLE JUMP -- 1. DAL Simonovich 40’1/2; 2.
11:25; 2. DAL Anodlol; 2. DAL Gross. JAVELIN Of course, it was a brief expe- pete in the three-point shooting

Wichita St.
PA Rydzy; 3. DAL Kosloski. 100 -- 1. PA Roman
Wyoming Area .................................... 0 1 0 0 — 1
Meyers ................................................. 2 1 0 0 — 3
12’3; 2. DAL Kosloski; 3. DAL Hall. 1600 -- 1. -- 1. DAL Kravitz 96’; 2. DAL Englehart; 3. PA rience. Lake-Lehman’s Adam- contest at halftime.
DAL Addams 4:37; 2. DAL Zublo; 3. PA Telecico. 1600 RELAY -- 1. DAL 4:26. HIGH
First half: 1. MEY Ingrid Ritchie (Leanne
McClean. SHOT PUT -- 1. PA Poli 41’; 2. DAL JUMP -- 1. DAL Millington 4’8; 2. DAL Menzel; shick and Meyers’ Lavery, two Members of the West team:
McManus) 16:59; 2. MEY McManus (Kaylee
Macko) 24:29.
Roberts; 3. DAL Costentino. 400 -- 1. PA 3. DAL Atherholt. of the top front line players in Allison Capaci (Holy Redeem-
Hampton 55.4; 2. PA Sima; 3. DAL Mirgan. 400

tops ’Bama
Second half: 1. WA Jennifer Bone (Katie
RELAY -- 1. PA 47.4; 2. DAL. 300 HURDLES -- the conference, will join forces er), Katie Darling (Dallas), Jen-
Scalzo) 35:06; 2. MEY McManus (Maureen
1. PA Rydzy 45’9; 2. PA D’Ell; 3. PA Cummings. COLLEGE BASEBALL as members of the East team for na Downs (Tunkhannock), Oli-
Lisman) 55:55.
POLE VAULT -- 1. PA Simon; 2. DAL Litteton; 3. PSU WB sweeps doubleheader
Shots: WA 8, MEY 15; Saves: WA 12
(Megan Yurek), MEY 7 (Alivia Weidler); Cor-
PA Harding. DISCUS -- 1. DAL Roberts 124’7; tonight’s Dr. George P. Moses via Francisco (Holy Redeemer),
2. DAL Costantino; 3. PA Gallo. LONG JUMP -- PSU Wilkes-Barre defeated Senior All-Star Classic at Holy Shannon Gilhooley (Pittston Ar-

for crown
ners: WA 4, MEY 8.
1. PA Ryder 19’7; 2. DAL Weaver; 3. PA Joyce.
Boys volleyball
800 -- 1. DAL Rinert 2:10; 2. DAL Thomas; 3. PSU Hazleton twice on Thurs- Redeemer High School. ea), Allison Hardwick (Dallas),
DAL Ehret. 200 -- 1. DAL Simonovich 24.7; 2. day’s doubleheader thanks in Tipoff is 6:30 p.m.followed by Kendra Hayward (Coughlin),
Honesdale 3, Pittston Area 2 PA Roman; 3. PA McCloe. 3200 -- 1. DAL Ehret
large part to the play of Matt
10:06; 2. PA McClean; 3. DAL Addams. the boys all-star game at 8 p.m. Crysta Hmelak (Berwick).Bella
Kaylene Sutkowski scored JAVELIN -- 1. DAL Kozluski 133’; 2. DAL Kempenski. PSU W-B won the Proceeds benefit local charities. Jaffin (Berwick), Sara Kneal
Costentino; 3. DAL Simonovich. 1600 RELAY --
The Associated Press two goals, yet Pittston Area 1. PA 3:45; 2. DAL. HIGH JUMP -- 1. PA Roman first game 1-0 after Kempenski The 6-foot Adamshick led the (Dallas), Dana Krawetz (Dal-
NEW YORK — The only fell in overtime to Honesdale 5’8; 2. PA Skelanka; 3. PA Coyne.
pitched a complete game three WVC in scoring with a 21.5 las), Sam Martin (Dallas), Ni-
shocker about the end to Wichita on Thursday after lettin a two hitter. Kempenski struck out point average, while the 6-2 La- cole Maximowicz (Holy Re-
goal lead in the second half Girls
State’s season was the location. seven batters in the outing very averaged 14.8 points. They deemer), Olivia Rupp (Ber-
slip away. Dallas 120,
J.T. Durley and Graham Hatch while also scoring the only run also were among the top re- wick), Katie Scalzo (Wyoming
Jordan Cumbo had eight Pittston Area 30
scored 12 points each to lead a of the game on a single by Kyle bounders in the league. Area), Courtney Shields (Ber-
saves in goal for the Patriots. Dallas won 17 out of 18 Jola.
balanced offense, and the Shock- Both players are on the East wick), Ann Marie Wempa (Holy
Honesdale............................................... 0 2 1 — 3 events as it defeated Pittston In the second game, a 6-5
ers overwhelmed top-seeded Ala- Pittston Area ........................................... 0 2 0 — 2 team. Other members include: Redeemer).
Second half: 1. PA Sutkowski (Fereck) 41:45; Area on Thursday. Kirby Szal- win for PSU W-B, Kempenski
bama 66-57 on Thursday night to Kristen Baker (Lake-Leh- Holy Redeemer’s Rich Ne-
2. PA Sutkowski (Mikitish) 45:57; 3. HON Fennel kowski placed first in the 110 brought home Rob Bisson on a
win the NIT championship at (Propst); 4. HON Corbin (Fennel) 79:13 man), Michelle Bugonowicz metz is the East coach, assisted
Overtime: 1. HON Fennel (Propst) 81:53. hurdles and the long jump in single in the bottom of the
Madison Square Garden. Shots: HON 11, PA 15; Saves: HON 13 (Hanover Area), Taylor Cannon by Dallas’ Mary Jo Hromchak.
the Mountaineers’ win. eighth to give the lead.
Hatch was 4 for 4 from beyond (Kriner), PA 8 (Cumbo); Corners: HON 3, PA 3.
3200 RELAY -- 1. DAL 10:35; 2. PA. 110 (Hazleton Area), Chelsea Cor- Lake-Lehman’s Jim Spencer will
the arc, including back-to-back HURDLES -- 1. DAL Szalkowski 17.1; 2. PA nelius (Crestwood), Kyla Henni- assist Gray with the East squad.
baskets in the closing minutes, as
Wichita State (29-8) finished up a
remarkable postseason run in PRO GOLF
style.

Walker ties course record; Lincicome, Lewis share LPGA lead


After getting left out of the
NCAA tournament — and after
hardly any critics argued on their
behalf — the Shockers left little
doubt they should have been se- The Associated Press were at 2 playing so good.” 25 miles from the course. Lewis overcame the stifling
lected. They beat Nebraska by 27 HUMBLE, Texas — Jimmy under and Walker changed putters at And both are hoping they desert heat for 6-under 66s
points, won at Virginia Tech, beat Walker tied the course record former Mas- the start of the season, and he’s have a tough decision to make Thursday, taking the first-round
College of Charleston, then set a with a 9-under 63 on Thursday ters cham- made six cuts in eight starts on Monday — fly to Augusta lead at the Kraft Nabisco
school record for wins in a season to take a two-shot lead over pions Angel and already has three top-10 to get ready for the Masters or Championship.
with a 75-44 romp over Washing- Josh Teater and Nick O’Hern Cabrera and finishes this year. His round stay in Houston an extra day to Sandra Gal and Mika Miya-
ton State in the semifinals. after the first round of the Fred Couples Thursday matched the lowest see their team play for a na- zato were one shot back at the
They added one more victory Houston Open. Walker were 1 under. of his career. tional championship. LPGA Tour’s first major of the
against the Crimson Tide. Walker matched the record Calm condi- “When you putt well,” he “I don’t want to cross a year.
Tony Mitchell had 13 points set by Johnson Wagner and tions yielded low scores all day said, “it cures a lot of ills, for bridge that I haven’t gotten to,” Lincicome is the 2009 Kraft
and 12 rebounds to lead Alabama Adam Scott in the first round at the Tournament Course at sure.” Teater said. “If it comes to Nabisco champion, while Lewis
(25-12), which lost for the second of the 2008 tournament. Wagn- Redstone. A total of 32 players Like Walker, Teater and that, I’ll probably stay for the is still looking for her first
time in two trips to the NIT title er went on to win that year. broke 70 and 87 players shot Rollins also need victories to game. But Monday night, it LPGA Tour victory. They
game. Leading scorer JaMychal Chris Kirk was three back even-par (72) or better. earn invitations to Augusta would be nice to be there, sometimes room together on
Green struggled with foul trouble after a 66, and Steve Stricker, Walker needed only 23 putts, next week. And as long as celebrating with everybody the road, and they went to
and finished with 12 points, and John Rollins, Nathan Green the fewest of any player in the they’re in town, they’re both else.” dinner together Wednesday
Trevor Releford and Charvez Da- and Brendan Steele shot 67s first round, to make up for hoping to see their favorite Teater wore a blue shirt and night before making identically
vis had 10 each. and were four behind. several erratic tee shots. college basketball teams take a white belt with a “UK” logo excellent starts at Mission
Alabama briefly pulled ahead Most of the big-name players “I’m not going to say like, home a trophy, too. on his belt buckle during his Hills.
in the second half on a free throw were in the hunt, as they fine- ’Oh, every time I hit the green, Teater is a die-hard Kentucky round. He went to Morehead Temperatures topped 90
by Chris Hines with 15:06 left, tune their games for next this one is going in,”’ Walker fan and Rollins is the only VCU State in Kentucky, but grew up degrees by midday in the Palm
but Wichita State answered with week’s Masters. said. “I just kept stroking it. I graduate on the PGA Tour. rooting for the Wildcats. Springs area, and caddies were
eight straight points to regain Lee Westwood and Padraig felt like I kind of got back to Both have tickets to Saturday’s given permission to take off
control. Harrington were in the large feeling that stroke that I was Final Four games — Butler- Kraft Nabisco Championship their jumpsuits when it rose
The lead never fell below five pack of players at 4 under, Phil using earlier in the year, when VCU and Connecticut-Kentucky RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — above 100 during the afternoon
the rest of the way. Mickelson and Retief Goosen I was putting so good and — at Reliant Stadium, about Brittany Lincicome and Stacy rounds.
CMYK

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HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER PREVIEW

Chen Humanik Jaffin Hromisin McDonald Sheptock Spagnola

Changes are afoot as season kicks off


By JOHN ERZAR with some of the top players in Wyoming Area. Covington Township.
as it was prior to the 2007 sea- TOP PLAYERS
jerzar@timesleader.com the WVC. Teams will play divisional son. Wyoming Seminary: The Blue It’s tough to single out specif-
One of the best things about opponents twice and cross over Knights will alternate between
District 2 will get only one ic players, so here are the ones
Wyoming Valley Conference DIVISIONAL ALIGNMENT and play teams within its divi- the Forty Fort soccer fields and
state qualifier in the 16-team who made The Times Leader
girls soccer is no matter how The WVC once again realign- sion once. In other words, Divi- the Payne-Pettibone field in
state tournament. District 3 All-WVC team last year as un-
miserable the weather is at the ed its divisions using a power sion 1-A teams play each other Wyoming depending on field
gets the most – nine – because derclassmen.
start of the season – and it has structure format. Abington twice and Division 1-B teams condition.
it has 98 teams playing in the Sherry Chen, Wyoming Valley
been thus far – it’s bound to be Heights and Wallenpaupack once. Fort Fort – aka The Cabbage
spring. District 2 has 20. West: Quickness and pursuit
quite comfortable by the end. elected to depart the WVC after That will give all teams 13- Patch – is on Route 11 and
District 11 gets three teams, ability make her a top-notch
That will definitely change in the 2010 spring season, moving game regular seasons. where the Blue Knights played
District 12 gets two and District defender.
less than two years. to the Lackawanna Conference 1 gets one. last season. Payne-Pettibone is Lindsey Humanik, Coughlin:
The WVC started its season in this past fall in anticipation of DISTRICT PLAYOFF FORMAT located off Schulde Lane, which
The state playoffs are set to Plays a big role defensively, but
Monday, a season that will be the PIAA shift. The top four teams from begin May 31. is off Route 11 across from the can also counterattack.
the next-to-last in the spring. What’s left are 20 teams Division 1-A, the top two from Wyoming Monument. Kelcie Hromisin, Wyoming
Come fall 2012, all WVC girls grouped into the following four Division 1-B and Division 2-A NEW PLACES, NEW FACES Check the school’s website to Valley West: Very quick forward
soccer teams will be required to divisions: and the top team from Division A few teams have changed see where Seminary is playing. who will lead the attack.
shift to the fall as mandated by Division 1-A: Berwick, Cough- 2-B make the playoffs. their home fields. The two fields are less than a Isabella Jaffin, Berwick: Pe-
the PIAA. lin, Crestwood, Dallas and Holy The 10th and final playoff spot Berwick: The Dawgs are now mile apart on sides of the Mid- rennial all-star who has been the
So that means WVC girls Redeemer. goes to the winner of a district playing home games at Crispin way Shopping Center, so no one heart and soul of the offense.
soccer teams will end their Division 1-B: Delaware Valley, qualifier between the Division Field, home of the football team. will be inconvenienced by going Colleen McDonald, Dallas:
season in May or June 2012, Hazleton Area, Lake-Lehman, 1-A fifth-place team and the Honesdale: The Hornets have to the wrong field. Arguably the most complete
take a couple months off and Nanticoke and Wyoming Valley Division 1-B third-place team. moved from Lakeside Elemen- As for coaches, there have player in the WVC.
then prepare to play in Septem- West. tary to Stourbridge Primary been only two changes. Kelly Sheptock, Berwick:
ber 2012. Division 2-A: Hanover Area, STATE PLAYOFFS Center. It’s off the same road Stephanie Frank, who played Made an impression last season
That’s still a ways away. There Honesdale, North Pocono, Pitt- The PIAA eliminated separate Lakeside Elementary is on. for Lake-Lehman in the early on defense as a freshman.
are some changes taking effect ston Area and Wyoming Semi- state playoffs for Class 3A and North Pocono: The Trojans 2000s, takes over at GAR. For- Olivia Spagnola, Coughlin: A
immediately that will alter the nary. 2A. All 180 girls soccer teams won’t be playing at Moscow mer Tunkhannock assistant midfielder who shines on both
landscape of girls soccer. Division 2-B: GAR, MMI Prep, playing in the spring are now Elementary School. Their new Kaaron Swanson is now the offense and defense.
Here are some of them along Meyers, Tunkhannock and lumped into one classification, field is at the new high school in head coach of the Tigers.

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Teams are listed in predicted order 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 5-9 Div. Coach: Mike Davitt offense and at goalkeeping where with heavy hearts after the passing
of finish. A, 5th Home field: Spartan Stadium the Trojanettes were hit hard by 4. Pittston Area of teammate Megan Horst. The
2010 postseason: Lost 1-0 to Players to watch: Seniors – Sherry graduation. Still, Nanticoke has a 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 2-10 Div. Mohawks are dedicating the sea-
DIVISION 1-A Lake-Lehman in D2-2A quarterfi- Chen, FB; Kelsey Keefer, MF; Ka- lot of good athletes, although B, tied 6th son to her. The season could see
1. Dallas nals. leigh Reynolds, MF. Juniors – Kelcie on-field experience is lacking. The 2010 postseason: Lost 5-0 to improvement and perhaps a run at
2010 WVC Record/Finish: 13-1 Div. State classification: 2A Hromisin, F; Carrie Sedeski, MF. main objective will likely be improv- Hazleton Area in D2-3A quarterfi- the division. Six seniors return who
A, 1st Coach: Bob Hughes Outlook: The Spartans are a legiti- ing every game and picking up a nals. logged significant time as under-
2010 postseason: D2-2A cham- Home field: Eddie White Field mate contender for the division few more victories. Coach: Nicole Tieso classmen and the goalkeeping is
pion; lost 3-2 to Trinity in second Players to watch: Seniors – Allison title. Chen and Hromisin were Home field: Primary Center, Rock experienced as well. Knooren,
round of state playoffs. Capaci, FB; Beth Kolodziej, K; Alex- All-WVC selections last season. DIVISION 2-A St., Hughestown Lisman and Macko were first-team
Coach: Chris Scharff andra Marriggi, FB; Danielle Phil- Chen is a quick-footed defender, 1. North Pocono Players to watch: Seniors – Sara all-stars last year.
Home field: School district campus lips, F: Deena Prescavage, FB; Kiera while Hromisin is a playmaker who 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 8-3-1 Kielbasa, FB; Kaylene Sutkowski,
Players to watch: Seniors – Megh- Stachowiak, MF. Juniors – Shaina makes the offense go. Keefer Div. C, 2nd MF. Juniors – Danielle Fereck, MF/F; 3. Tunkhannock
an Gallis, FB; Sara Kneal, FB; De- Dougherty, F; Alexa Kalaft, K; Erin earned first-team honors and will 2010 postseason: Lost 10-0 to Sarah Kosik, FB. Sophomore – 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 4-8 Div.
metra Szatkowski, FB. Juniors – Gruber, MF; Hallie Rexer, MF. Fresh- be a factor at midfield. There are a Coughlin in D2-2A quarterfinals. Elizabeth Mikitish, MF/F. C, 6th
Kassondra Michno, FB; Colleen man – Nina Paoloni, FB. few holes to fill – goalkeeping Coach: Hosiah “Dave” Davis Outlook: Pittston Area returns 2010 postseason: none
McDonald, MF/F; Sabrina Zurek, MF. Outlook: Redeemer could be one perhaps the biggest – but there is Home field: New high school, some experienced players, but Coach: Kaaron Swanson
Sophomores – Ashley Dunbar, F; team that makes significant im- plenty of talent to choose from. Covington Twp. overall the team is very young, Home field: Roslund Elem., Rte. 29
Wendy Greenwood, MF; Amber provement this season. Capaci was Players to watch: Seniors – Cor- with 10 freshmen on the 31-player Players to watch: Seniors – Alissa
Yang, K. a first-team all-star last season, 3. Delaware Valley rine Glassman, FB; Chelsea Kincel, roster. Add in nine sophomores, Franko, FB; Maria Romero, MF.
Outlook: The Mountaineers will while Mariggi and Rexer, who has 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 10-0-2 FB; Jessica Korshnak, F; Fjollza and it seems clear the Patriots will Juniors – Ameila Ayers, FB; Spen-
certainly miss Times Leader Player verbally committed to St. Francis, Div. B, 1st Shabani, MF; Sarah Wicker, MF. experience some growing pains cer Corby, K; Janel Kalmanowicz, F;
of the Year Ellen Arnaud and divi- made the second team. To take the 2010 postseason: Lost 1-0 to Juniors – Alyssa Hamill, Jr.; Mi- throughout the season. However, Brielle Sherman, F; Vicki Williams,
sional MVP Tara Connors, but don’t next step, the Royals need to get Hazleton Area in D2-3A semifinals. chelle Stefanelli, MF; Meghan Utter, the seniors and other returnees F. Sophomores – Anna Boecker, FB;
write them off. There is plenty of more scoring against the upper Coach: Donnel Leiva-Vazquez K. have taken the lead in guiding the Mackenzie Drungell, MF; Katie
talent returning led by McDonald, tier teams. The defense should be Home field: High school Outlook: The Trojans were very squad. If the newcomers blend with Proulx, FB; Rachel Russell, MF.
who is arguably the best all-around solid. Players to watch: Seniors – Mindy young last season, yet turned in a the veterans quickly, Pittston Area Outlook: Tunkhannock returns
player in the WVC. Szatkowski is Dennis, Kalie Mackey, Marissa strong season. Four all-stars re- will likely increase its win total several experienced players and
also one of the WVC’s best defend- 5. Crestwood Schick. Juniors – Amy Ahlers, turn, including first-team selection from 2010. should be able to improve on last
ers, and Gallis was a first-team 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 4-10 Div. Kyrsten Brockmann. Freshman – Hamill, who will anchor what year’s record. Ayers and Romero
all-star last season. The pieces are A, 6th Anna Chamberlain. should be a strong defense. Mid- 5. Hanover Area are returning second-team all-stars
in place for another divisional title 2010 postseason: Lost 6-0 to Outlook: DelVal will have a deci- field also looks impressive. The 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 2-10 Div. and will anchor the midfield and
and another District 2 champion- Berwick in D2-2A semifinals. sively tougher schedule, so it will downside is North Pocono will B, tied 6th defense, respectively. There is also
ship as well. Coach: Pasquale Calabrese be a team to keep an eye on likely start slowly due to lack of 2010 postseason: none stability up front with three return-
Home field: Football stadium throughout the season. Three outdoor time. But once the Trojans Coach: Brian Bannon ees and in goal. The Tigers should
2. Coughlin 2010 WVC Record/ Players to watch: Seniors – Mar- first-team all-stars plus others have get rolling they could roll into first Home field: High school be competitive in every game and
Finish: 10-3-1 Div. A, tied 2nd ianna Hererra, MF; Amanda Lee, graduated, but there is a nucleus place in the division. Players to watch: Seniors – Krista could make a run at the division if
2010 postseason: D2-2A runner- FB; Samantha Pruce, FB. Juniors – of players to build around. Brock- Colorusso, MF/F; Mary Kate Keat- things fall into place.
up; lost 2-0 to Donegal in first Sarah Andrews, MF; Hannah Coffin, mann was a second-team all-star 2. Honesdale ing, MF/F. Junior – Gaby Murphy,
round of state playoffs. F. Sophomore – Emily Orrson, MF. and Mackey was an honorable 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 5-6-1 F/MF. Sophomores – Kayla Keating, 4. GAR
Coach: Joe Spagnuolo Freshman – Gabby Termini, MF/F. mention selection and the two will Div. B, 4th MF/F; Samantha Masher, FB/MF. 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 5-7 Div.
Home field: Dan Flood School Outlook: Crestwood is a team to anchor the defense. Dennis was 2010 postseason: none Outlook: Mary Kate Keating, a C, tied 4th
Players to watch: Seniors – Crystal watch as the season progresses. honorable mention as a midfielder. Coach: Eric Eisele first-team all-star last year, gives 2010 postseason: none
Chudoba, Kristi Gabriele, Nour The Comets have some experience The Warriors’ main concern will be Home field: Stourbridge Elemen- Hanover Area a dangerous fron- Coach: Stephanie Frank
Hasan, Brittany Kulesza, Korey back, but will be relying heavily on on the attack where graduation tary, tline player, while Masher is a Home field: old Wilkes-Barre Twp.
Patrizi, Jenna Silliboy, Alexis Spag- underclassmen that includes a took a toll. They should be compet- Players to watch: Seniors – Taylor strong defender. After those two, H.S.
nola, Olivia Spagnola. Juniors – promising group of freshmen. The itive with everyone. Corbin, MF; Natalie Hoff, MF; Randi the Hawkeyes will need to sort out Players to watch: Seniors – Emilee
Grace Fazzi, Lindsey Humanik, core will form around Herrera, a Jo Kowalczyk, F; Alicia Manzione, the lineup with limited on-field Bubblo, MF; Kaitlyn Dunbar, MF;
Marissa Lecara, Bailey Novak, Ivy first-team all-star last year, and 4. Hazleton Area FB; Benita Pursch, FB. Sophomores time. Another problem is numbers Ashley Maloney, FB; Alicia Riggs-
Nulton, Amanda Sax. Andrews and Lee, who were sec- 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 10-0-1 – Rhea Fowler, MF; Ally Hicks, F; as only 17 players are on the roster. bee, MF/F. Juniors – Kaleigh Bub-
Outlook: The Crusaders have ond-team selections. The Comets Div. C, 1st Seneca Propst, MF. Staying healthy, obviously, will be blo, MF/FB; Caitlyn Kovach, FB;
arguably the best blend of talent probably won’t make a run at the 2010 postseason: Lost 4-0 to Outlook: Hoff was a first-team the key to improvement. Brianne Majikes, FB. Sophomore –
and experience in the WVC, and division, but could pull off a couple Abington Heights in D2-3A cham- all-star last year and Manzione was Freshman – Jillianna Leco, K.
that could lead to the division and surprises late in the season. pionship game. a second-team selection. If they DIVISION 2-B Outlook: Frank becomes the fifth
district titles. Humanik and Olivia Coach: Dan Matriccino and the other seniors blend well 1. Wyoming Area new GAR coach in as many years
Spagnola were all-WVC last season DIVISION 1-B Home field: Football stadium with a solid sophomore class, the 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 8-4 Div. and will inherit the same concern,
and first-team all-stars along with 1. Lake-Lehman Players to watch: Seniors – Brandi Hornets will likely improve quite a C, 3rd a lack of numbers. Only 12 players
Hasan. Nulton, Patrizi, Alexis Spag- 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 8-0-4 Benko, FB; Alyssa Bogert, FB; bit on last year’s record. The divi- 2010 postseason: Lost 10-1 to are on the roster, so staying
nola and Sax were second-team Div. B, 2nd Nicole Kracum, MF; Maria Notaro, sion is wide open, and there’s little Dallas in D2-2A quarterfinals. healthy is imperative. The Grena-
stars. The Crusaders lost a few 2010 postseason: Lost 3-1 to Dal- MF; Ashley Schoener, MF: Nicole reason to doubt Honesdale’s Coach: Mike Pryor diers graduated a lot of speed up
players to graduation, but have las in D2-2A semifinals. Semenza, FB/MF; Sara Spock, chances to finish at the top. Home field: 10th St., Wyoming front, but there are still some solid
enough depth to fill those holes. Home field: Football stadium FB/MF. Juniors – Megan Baranko, Players to watch: Seniors – Mi- players on the roster. Leco and
Coach: Kelly Spencer Adamshick K; Krista Leitner, MF. Sophomores – 3. Wyoming Seminary chelle Gitkos, FB; Sarah Mack, MF; Bubblo were second-team all-stars
3. Berwick Players to watch: Seniors – Sarah Stephanie Fuchs, FB; Mariah La- 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 1-13 Div. Katie Scalzo, MF/F; Kourtny last season, while Riggsbee was an
2010 WVC Record/Finish: 9-3-2 Bray, F; Cassi Cragle, M; Alexa Porte, F. A, 8th Schwerdtman, F; Megan Yurek, K. honorable mention choice.
Div. A, 4th Decker, FB; Kriisty Komrowski, FB; Outlook: All-WVC selections Chiara 2010 postseason: none Outlook: Pryor takes over as coach
2010 postseason: Lost 3-1 to Jenn O’Brien, FB. Junior – Nikki Matriccino and Danielle Semenza Coach: John Hannigan and has a nice group of returning 5. MMI Prep
Coughlin in D2-2A semifinals. Sutliff, MF. Sophomores – Ashley graduated, taking most of the Home field: Forty Fort Soccer players with which to work. Scalzo, 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 0-12,
Coach: Paul DiPippa Jackson, K; Karen Yamrick, FB. offense with them. So in the early Fields or Payne-Pettibone a first-team all-star last season, has 7th
Home field: Crispin Field Freshmen – Kaylee Hillard, MF; going generating offense will be Players to watch: Seniors – Hope one of the strongest legs in the 2010 postseason: none
Players to watch: Seniors – Bella Shoshana Mahoney, F; Emily Sut- challenging. The defense should be Charney, FB; Caroline Meuser, F; WVC and can score from anywhere. Coach: Kim McNulty
Jaffin, F; Olivia Jaffin, FB. Juniors – ton, MF. solid with second-team all-star Allison Parkhurst, FB; Lucie Povo- Schwerdtman adds stability up Home field: Raiders Field, 23rd St.,
Abby Takacs, MF; Jade Welsh, F; Outlook: Lehman could look differ- Nicole Semenza and honorable va, K. Juniors – Jahneece Davis, front and Mack does the same at Hazleton
Sarah Wilczynski, K. Sophomores – ent this season. The Black Knights mention selection Bogart back. So F/FB; Katrina Grosek, MF/FB. Soph- midfield. Yurek and Gutkos pace Players to watch: Cassie Caldwell,
Caty Davenport, MF; Bridget Orlan- were known for their defense in are six more starters from last omores – Jessica Casterline, FB/K; the defense. If the Warriors can fill FB; Rachael Daniels, MF; Julia
do, FB; Kelly Sheptock, FB. recent years, but Spencer expects season, making a successful sea- Christine Harris, F/MF; Bridget some voids caused by graduation, Dasher, FB; Katlyn Frey, FB; Alexis
Outlook: Berwick has eight start- the offense to be much better. son likely. McMullan, MF. Freshmen – Julia they could win the division. Haupt, F; Cathy Hood FB; Lyndsey
ers back and should be right in the Bray, a second-team all-star last Grosek, MF; Molly Turner, MF; Margi Joseph, F; Erin Kislan, F; Gabbie
battle with Coughlin and Dallas for season, is the top offensive threat 5. Nanticoke Wiles, F. 2. Meyers Lobitz, MF; Amanda Miller, K.
the division and top seed in dis- back. There is also experience at 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 2-12 Div. Outlook: Seminary will get away 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 5-7 Div. Outlook: It’s been a tough road for
tricts. Jaffin was all-WVC once midfield and defense, although A, 7th from the WVC’s perennial powers C, tied 4th MMI, the smallest school in the
again and Sheptock was the only losing keeper Becca Stull, one of 2010 postseason: none by dropping down a division, so 2010 postseason: none conference with just 59 girls. The
freshman to get the honor last the best ever to play the position in Coach: Ryan Amos that should help. The Blue Knights Coach: Jason Nolan Preppers made some inroads in
season. Orlando and Welsh earned the WVC, will be a big void to fill. Home field: Football stadium return seven letterwinners, but Home field: Gordon Avenue 2009 with two victories, but back-
second-team divisional honors. Players to watch: Seniors – Carlee overall this is a very young team. Players to watch: Seniors – Melin- slid last year. First-team all-star
Best part of the eight returning 2. Wyoming Valley West Komorski, F; Paige Pientka, MF. The coaching staff has been mov- da Formola, FB; Christine Knooren, Diana Anthony has graduated, but
starters is they are spread 2010 WVC Record/Finish: 8-4 Div. Junior – Cassie Yalch, MF. Sopho- ing players to different positions, FB; Maureen Lisman, F; Kaylee there is some experience return-
throughout the field, giving Ber- B, 3rd more – Brittany Sugalski, MF/FB. so continuity might not be a strong Macko, MF; Ariel Weidler, MF. Ju- ing. The main goals will probably
wick no weak spot to exploit. 2010 postseason: Lost 4-0 to Outlook: Nanticoke should be solid suit early. Nonetheless, Seminary niors – Leanne McManus, F; Alivia be improving throughout the sea-
Abington Heights in D2-3A semi- at midfield as well as defense. could be the dark horse for the Weidler, K. son and picking up a couple victo-
4. Holy Redeemer finals. There could be some work to do on divisional crown. Outlook: Meyers will be playing ries.
CMYK

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Martinek, Parenteau lead Isles past Rangers


The Associated Press season, helping the Tampa Bay Thiessen named first team AHL All-Star
UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Radek Lightning clinch their first play- Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins goaltender Brad Thiessen was
Martinek and P.A. Parenteau off berth since 2007 with a 2-1 named to the AHL All-Star first team on Thursday.
both had a goal and assist dur- victory over the Pittsburgh Thiessen, 25, began his season with eight consecutive victories
ing the Islanders’ four-goal sec- Penguins on Thursday night. and has never looked back en route to amassing an AHL-high 32
ond period, and New York put Steve Downie also scored for wins (32-7-1) and a top-ranked 1.88 goals-against average through 42
the area-rival Rangers back into the Lightning, who have won appearances for the league-leading Penguins. A native of
Aldergrove, B.C., Thiessen is tied for the AHL lead with seven
postseason peril with a 6-2 vic- three in a row following a four- shutouts, ranks seventh in save percentage (.924), and has not lost
tory Thursday night. game losing skid. back-to-back appearances all season long. He could become the first
After Blake Comeau got the Pittsburgh, which had won its AHL goaltender to record more than 30 wins and fewer than 10
Islanders even 1-1 at 3:24, Marti- previous four road games, got a losses since Hartford’s Jason LaBarbera in 2003-04 (34-9-9).
nek put them in front 33 sec- goal from Michael Rupp. Thiessen is the fourth Wilkes-Barre/Scranton player and second
onds later. Penguins center Sidney Cros- goaltender to be named to the AHL’s First All-Star Team, joining
defenseman John Slaney (2000-01), goaltender Dany Sabourin
Things settled down for a bit, by, sidelined for nearly three
(2005-06), and defenseman Micki DuPont (2006-07). Defensman
but the Islanders struck for two months with a concussion, Ben Lovejoy and forward Janne Pesonen were named to the AHL
more goals 1:16 apart — the first resumed skating with his team- Second All-Star Team in 2008-09.
by Jesse Joensuu at 13:28 and mates in the game-day practice. Other players named as first team all-stars were: defensemen
the second by Parenteau to turn The Pittsburgh captain, out Marc-Andre Gragnani (Portland) and Maxim Noreau (Houston), left
it into a rout. Matt Moulson since Jan. 6., is not ready yet to wing Alexandre Giroux (Oklahoma City), center Corey Locke
scored his 31st goal of the sea- participate in full practices. A (Binghamton) and right wing Mark Mancari (Portland).
son against backup Chad John- AP PHOTO return to game action for the
son with 11:22 left, and Trevor The New York Islanders’ Blake Comeau (57) celebrates his goal as postseason has not been com- Oilers, improving to 14-0 in his Eastern Conference, beating the
Gillies made it 6-1 at 14:00. New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30), Marc Staal (18) pletely ruled out. career against them. slumping San Antonio Spurs.
Even a one-goal deficit and Dan Girardi (5) react during the second period of an NHL With both teams out of the Kevin Garnett added 20
seemed daunting to the Rang- game Thursday in Uniondale, N.Y. At center is Islanders’ Josh Wild 4, Oilers 2 playoff picture — the Oilers points and the Celtics, winning
ers, who lost for the second Bailey (12). ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minneso- were never in it this season — for just the second time in five
time in two nights. ta goalie Niklas Backstrom this game was all about streaks. games, moved within 2 games
2:30 into overtime to give the right-pad save on Mikhail Gra- ended a six-start winless streak, The Wild beat Edmonton at of Chicago for the No. 1 playoff
Thrashers 1, Flyers 0 Washington Capitals a 5-3 victo- bovski’s penalty shot 43 seconds beating his favorite opponent in home for the 16th time in a row, seed in the East.
PHILADELPHIA — Nik An- ry over the Columbus Blue into overtime, but Kadri beat the Wild’s victory over the Ed- matching the longest current The Spurs stayed stuck in an
tropov scored the only goal, and Jackets. him with a backhand shot over monton Oilers. run of consecutive home wins untimely tailspin. The NBA’s
Chris Mason stopped 43 shots The Capitals had a 3-on-2 the left shoulder in the shoo- Defenseman Tom Gilbert and against one team in the NHL. winningest team lost its fifth in
for his first shutout of the sea- rush, resulting in Brooks Laich’s tout. Linus Omark each had power- They’ve outscored the Oilers a row and is in danger of falling
son in the Atlanta Thrashers’ shot that goalie Steve Mason Tyler Seguin, Michael Ryder play goals — a rarity for Ed- 58-21 during the stretch. out of first place after comfort-
win over the Philadelphia couldn’t handle. The rebound and Rich Peverley each failed in monton’s struggling special ably being No. 1 in the West all
Flyers. went to Chimera and he tapped the shootout for the Bruins. teams unit — but the last-place NBA season.
Mason earned his 21st career the puck in to give Washington James Reimer made a glove Oilers fell to 0-8-3 in their last 11 Celtics 107, Spurs 97 Tony Parker led the Spurs
shutout and was sensational its 12th victory in March. stop on Peverley to end it. games. SAN ANTONIO — Rajon with 23 points and Tim Duncan,
against the Eastern Conference- The Capitals reached 101 Antti Miettinen, Marek Zi- Rondo had 22 points and 14 playing for the first time in five
leading Flyers. He stopped 14 points, crossing the 100-point Lightning 2, Penguins 1 dlicky, Brad Staubitz and Martin assists, Paul Pierce scored 21 games after spraining his ankle
shots in the second period and plateau for the third straight TAMPA, Fla. — Martin St. Havlat scored for Minnesota. and the Boston Celtics stopped last week, had 20 points and 13
got some timely offensive help season, to move within a point Louis scored his 30th goal of the Backstrom has never lost to the slipping further from first in the rebounds.
for his 13th win of the season. of Philadelphia — a 1-0 loser to
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help the Toronto Maple Leafs
Senators 4, Panthers 1 beat the Boston Bruins.
SUNRISE, Fla. — Rookie With the point for reaching
Colin Greening scored twice in overtime, the Bruins clinched a
the second period and the Otta- tie for the Northeast Division
wa Senators completed a season title. The next Boston win or
sweep of the Florida Panthers loss by Montreal will give the
with a victory. Bruins the division title.
Nick Foligno and Filip Kuba Joffrey Lupul scored twice for
also scored for the Senators, Toronto, Luke Scheen added a
who have won six in a row goal and former Bruins forward
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Car companies are The Labor Department’s monthly each month est. Some of the recent economic index est.
expected to be the ben- report on employment is arguably the 200k 185k numbers have pointed to a level- 62 61.3
eficiaries of the rising most important economic number for ’10 ’11 ing off in manufacturing. Inves- ’10
price of gasoline, investors right now. And they’re look- 150 tors will get another reading from
because consumers are ing for more signs of improvement. the Institute for Supply Manage- 58
Today

looking for smaller cars Although the unemployment rate is ment, which releases its assess-
that cost less to gas up. expected to be unchanged at 8.9 100 ment of manufacturing activity
March sales numbers percent, economists are predicting a during March. Investors will want 54
that come out today are moderate increase in jobs. Investors 50 to see if hiring is still rising at the
expected to be up 16.5 and economists are likely to be more nation’s factories. They’ll also
percent from a year ago, and 25 percent from February. J.D. optimistic after the government 0 want to see how fast prices are 50
Power and Associates predicts that 24 percent of cars bought reported a drop in the number of O N D J F M rising for raw materials – and O N D J F M
by individuals in March were small cars. So the Honda Civic people applying for unemployment Sources: Bureau of Labor how much of those costs are Sources: Institute for Supply
and Ford Fiesta are likely to show big gains. benefits. Statistics; FactSet being passed on to customers. Management; FactSet

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B

DOW
12,319.73
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WALL STREET
NASDAQ
2,781.07
+4.28
S&P
1,325.83
—2.43 G-20 wrestles with currency Fed names
banks that
By ELAINE KURTENBACH that is used in dealings with and between nese currency’s appreciation.

took loans
AP Business Writer member governments. Since the gathering in the eastern Chi-
NANJING, China — Financial leaders “We raised with our Chinese friends the nese city of Nanjing was not an official
I N B R I E F of the Group of 20 top economies ap-
peared to reach informal agreement
idea of including the yuan, under condi-
tions and a time frame to be agreed upon,”
G-20 meeting, there was no formal agree-
ment, Lagarde said. She also clarified
Thursday on the need for China’s curren- Lagarde said. The basket now includes there was “no suggestion whatsoever that By JEANNINE AVERSA
cy to have a wider role in global finance, the dollar, Japanese yen, euro and British the dollar be replaced by SDRs,” an option AP Economics Writer
Factory orders take a fall but not as a substitute for the U.S. dollar. pound. that has been raised by China as a way of WASHINGTON — The Federal
U.S. factories orders fell in February, French Finance Minister Christine La- Including the yuan would underline reducing global reliance on the dollar for Reserve is naming the banks that
as the government cut demand for garde said the daylong meeting agreed China’s increased clout in the global econ- trade and as a reserve currency. drew emergency loans during the
military planes and communications the G-20 should study including China’s omy and finance after it last year overtook SDRs are allocated by the IMF based on financial crisis, offering informa-
equipment while businesses bought yuan in the basket of currencies that sets Japan to become the second-biggest econ- each country’s voting rights in the organi- tion on its oldest lending tool for
fewer computers, turbines and power the value of the International Monetary omy. It might also serve as a carrot that zation and the fund acts as a middleman the first time in the central bank’s
generators. Fund’s SDRs, or Special Drawing Rights other G-20 members hope will encourage between countries that want to exchange nearly100-year history.
Orders to U.S. factories slipped 0.1 — a quasi currency created by the IMF Beijing to relax controls that limit the Chi- them for freely traded currencies. The Fed was compelled to make
percent in February after three straight the information public after the Su-
monthly gains, the Commerce Depart-

Small firms hopeful


preme Court rejected a bid by ma-
ment reported Thursday. jor banks to keep it secret.
When excluding transportation,
orders rose 0.1 percent. That’s the At the height of the 2008 finan-
seventh straight increase for that cate- cial crisis, the Fed loaned as much
gory. Still, a key measure of what busi- as $110 billion through the so-
nesses spent on capital goods fell for called “discount window.”
the second straight month. The documents offered details
Even with the decline, factory orders By MATT HUGHES about which banks borrowed mon-
totaled $446 billion last month. That’s mhughes@timesleader.com ey from the lending program from
a level economists view as healthy and A new survey of small business owners August 2007 through March 2010.
it is 26.4 percent above the recession released Thursday finds the economic out- Big U.S. banks such as Wachovia
low hit in March 2009. look improving for the nation and the state and Morgan Stanley relied on the
Economists expect the sector will Fed for short-term loans of $6 bil-
grow in the months ahead, based on of Pennsylvania in the spring.
PNC Financial Services Group’s six- lion and $1.25 billion, respectively,
strong demand for exports and tax cuts
designed to encourage businesses to month Economic Outlook Survey found in the fall of 2008, the documents
spend more on capital goods. that half of small-business owners state- showed. So did some of the largest
wide and nationally expect sales to im- foreign banks — Barclay’s bor-
rowed $1billion.
Rite Aid sales down prove in the next six months, but rising
non-labor costs threaten to squeeze profits But smaller institutions also
Rite Aid Corp. said Thursday that a and raise selling prices. drew from the discount window at
key sales measurement slipped in “The recovery light hasn’t turned green, the critical time for the financial
March because of lower sales of Easter- but it’s a lighter shade of yellow,” Stuart sector. The Savings Bank of Maine
related products. Hoffman, chief economist for The PNC Fi- and the Bank of Yazoo City in Mis-
Rite Aid said sales at stores open at nancial Services Group Inc., said in a state- sissippi both borrowed millions,
least one year fell 0.1 percent over the ment. “The survey results support our the documents showed.
four weeks ended March 26. At the view that the half-speed recovery that be- Hardly any loans are now being
stores open at least a year, pharmacy gan in July 2009 is transitioning into a self- madebecausebanksareinstronger
revenue grew 0.8 percent, and sales of financial shape and economic con-
sustaining economic expansion.”
non-pharmacy items like seasonal ditions have improved.
goods, candy, and cosmetics fell 1.8 The survey was conducted between Jan.
31and March 4 and polled1,445 owners and BloombergL.P.hadsuedtheFed
percent. Prescriptions filled at those
stores rose 0.6 percent. senior managers of businesses with annual seeking details about the Fed’s dis-
Sales at stores open at least one year revenues between $100,000 and $250,000. count window lending as well as
is considered a key measurement of In Pennsylvania, the poll found 50 per- other Fed loans made during the
retailer health because it excludes cent of business owners expect sales to in- crisis.Asimilarlawsuitwaslaterfil-
results from stores that opened or crease in the next six months, up from 43 ed by News Corp.’s Fox News Net-
closed in the last year. percent in the fall. work LLC. Other news organiza-
Easter was on April 4 of 2010, which The outlook for Pennsylvania job-seek- tions including The Associated
put the holiday and the related sales in ers has also improved, according to the sur- Press had filed briefs with the ap-
Rite Aid’s March period. This year, the vey, which found that 15 percent of busi- pellant court in their support.
holiday falls on April 24. The Fed had said that some of
ness owners expect to hire full-time em-
ployeesinthenexthalf-year,upfrom12per- the information being sought was
Car production to restart cent in the fall, while only 8 percent plan to
downsize, down from 11 percent six
made public in December. At that
time,theFedrevealeddetailsabout
Honda and Mazda say they will all of its crisis-lending programs —
months earlier. The national unemploy-
resume limited production at several except for commercial banks that
Japanese factories in early April, but ment rate of 8.9 percent is expected to
change little when new statistics are re- drew loans through its discount
full production depends on the flow of
parts. leased today. window program.
Honda Motor Co. said Thursday that The region including Lackawanna, Lu- MostoftheFed’scrisis-eralending
two assembly plants will restart April zerne and Wyoming counties continues to — more than $3 trillion worth —
11, but only at half the normal rate. holdthehighestunemploymentrateofPenn- BILL TARUTIS/FOR THE TIMES LEADER camethroughthoseotherprograms.
Honda also says it will start making sylvania’s14 metro areas, though unemploy- Bruce Fendler, owner of Fendler Distributing/Harry’s Market, said sales have Fed documents showed that it had
parts on Monday for regions outside ment in the region dropped four-tenths of a been up slightly at his store in Wilkes-Barre, but so have product costs. given trillions in emergency aid to
Japan. Honda cautioned that the parts percentage point to 9.1percent from Decem- U.S. and foreign banks as well as
supply situation remains fluid. ber to January. Unemployment was at 9 per- quarters of respondents in the national poll “It’s heading up, and nobody’s really sur- companies. The disclosures were re-
Mazda Motor Corp. says it will start cent in Luzerne in January, a percentage said a sustained rise in energy prices would prised when they see something up,” Fen- quired under the financial overhaul
making cars at the Hiroshima and Hofu law enacted last year.
point lower than the rate a year earlier. negatively impact their businesses. dler said of rising food prices. “Everything
plants Monday. A decision on resuming The new law says the Fed begin-
full-scale production will come later. Thestudyalsofindsthatrisingnon-labor Bruce Fendler, owner of Fendler Distri- is commodity-driven.”
Many Japanese factories are restart- costs, including rising gasoline and energy buting/Harry’s Market in Wilkes-Barre Fendler said he thinks Luzerne County ning in late 2012 must provide in-
ing nearly three weeks after the coun- costs, add a touch of gray to the otherwise and a respondent in the survey, said sales willalsobeslowerinitsrecoverythanother formation on any commercial
try was hit by a devastating earthquake bright outlook. Forty-two percent of small- have risen slightly at his business, but eco- areas of the state. banks that draw emergency loans
and tsunami. business owners surveyed in Pennsylvania nomic uncertainty has led customers to “I’malwaystoldwelagbehindhereinthe from its discount window, al-
plantoraisesellingpricestopreserveprofit wait until the last minute to place orders. Valley,” Fendler said. “We lag behind when though those details will stay se-

Orbitz cuts rental firms margins in the next six months, while only
5percentintendtocutprices.Nearlythree-
Rising fuel costs have also resulted in high-
er commodity prices, he said.
it’s in recovery, and we lag behind when it’s
headed down hill.”
cret for about two years after the
borrowing takes place.
One-stop shopping on Orbitz World-
wide got whacked again for consumers

‘Walking on water’ products could be deadly


looking to book a specific airline, hotel
and rental car from that single site.
Beginning Friday, Alamo Rent A Car
and National Car Rental brands will no
longer be available on the Orbitz By JENNIFER C. KERR around — or try to walk — on The commission said it is
Worldwide site. Associated Press water in pools, lakes or rivers. aware of two incidents in which
Orbitz, the second-largest online WASHINGTON — The gov- “Wewanttotellthepublichow people were hurt.
travel agent in the U.S., has replaced ernment is warning people to dangerous these products are be- In the first, a 5-year-old girl in
Alamo and National car rentals with
stay out of those giant see- fore someone is killed,” said Inez Kingston, Mass., passed out last
Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group
(DTG). through inflatable spheres Tenenbaum, chairman of the year while inside a ball for a brief
known as “water walking balls” commission. “Our investigation time. In the other, a young boy
because of the risk of suffocation into water walking balls will not suffered a broken arm when the
or drowning. stop with today’s warning.” ball he was in fell out of a shallow
The Consumer Product Safety The agency is worried about above-ground pool onto the hard
Commission said Thursday that too little oxygen in the balls as ground.
it “does not know of any safe way well as the buildup of carbon The balls, CPSC says, could al-
$3.59 $3.32 $2.80 to use” the products, which are dioxide. so spring a leak or puncture, rais-
popular at amusement parks, re- Another concern: the fact that ing the drowning risk, especially
$4.06 sorts, malls and carnivals. They the product has no emergency with young children who can’t
07/17/08 resemble hamster balls but are exit and can be opened only by a swim. AP PHOTO

large enough for humans. person outside of the ball — a se- Calls to manufacturers such as The government is warning people not to use those giant
People climb into the plastic, rious problem if a person inside Eurobungy USA in Miami were see-through inflatable spheres known as ’water walking balls’
airtight balls and then roll the ball experiences distress. not immediately returned. because of the risk of suffocation or drowning.
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Vol. (in mil.) 3,934 1,858 NYSE Comp. 8429.33 8395.89 8404.98 -11.71 -0.14% s t s +5.54% Name Last Chg %YTD Name Last Chg %YTD Name Last Chg %YTD Name Last Chg %YTD Name Last Chg %YTD Name Last Chg %YTD
Pvs. Volume 3,885 1,779 AMEX Index 2386.27 2366.15 2367.41 -6.60 -0.28% s t s +7.20% ABB Ltd 24.19 +.16 +7.8 CntryLink 41.55 -.18 -10.0 GlaxoSKln 38.41 -.07 -2.1 McCorm 47.83 +.43 +2.8 PrUShS&P 20.92 +.06 -12.0 SynthEngy 2.83 +.78+141.9
Advanced 1765 1500 ACE Ltd 64.70 +.53 +3.9 Cephln 76.08 +.64 +23.3 GlimchRt 9.25 +.18 +10.1 McDrmInt s 25.39 ... +22.7 PrUShQQQ rs50.96 -.15 -12.4 Sysco 27.70 -.01 -5.8
NASDAQ 2783.98 2769.52 2781.07 +4.28 +0.15% s t s +4.83% AEP Ind 29.72 -.37 +14.5 Checkpnt 22.48 +.10 +9.4 GoldFLtd 17.46 +.16 -3.7 McDnlds 76.09 +.28 -.9 ProUltSP 53.27 -.13 +10.9 TCF Fncl 15.86 +.12 +7.1
Declined 1257 1117 S&P 500 1329.77 1325.03 1325.83 -2.43 -0.18% s t s +5.42% AES Corp 13.00 -.07 +6.7 Cheesecake30.09 +.40 -1.9 Goldcrp g 49.80 +.34 +8.3 McGrwH 39.40 -.71 +8.2 ProUShL20 37.44 +.10 +1.1 TCW Strat 5.47 +.05 +4.8
New Highs 236 192 Wilshire 5000 14131.97 14080.10 14101.29 -12.77 -0.09% s t s +5.55% AFLAC 52.78 +.26 -6.5 ChesEng 33.52 -.81 +29.4 GoldmanS 158.60 -.47 -5.7 MedcoHlth 56.16 +.84 -8.3 ProUSSP50015.94 +.07 -17.9 TE Connect34.82 +.17 -1.6
New Lows 14 31 AGL Res 39.84 +.14 +11.1 Chevron 107.49 -.52 +17.8 Goodyear 14.98 +.03 +26.4 Medtrnic 39.35 -.02 +6.1 ProgrssEn 46.14 -.22 +6.1 TECO 18.76 +.02 +5.4
Russell 2000 843.73 838.49 843.55 +3.18 +0.38% s s s +7.64% AK Steel 15.78 -.50 -3.6 Chicos 14.89 +.21 +23.8 Gramrcy 4.24 +.08 +83.5 MelcoCrwn 7.60 -.06 +19.5 ProgsvCp 21.13 -.02 +6.3 THQ 4.56 -.12 -24.8
AMR 6.46 -.39 -17.1 Chimera 3.96 -.06 -3.6 GtPanSilv g 4.30 +.13 +53.0 MentorGr 14.63 -.09 +21.9 ProLogis 15.98 +.08 +10.7

Who won, and who lost


TaiwSemi 12.18 +.07 -2.9
ASM Intl 39.59 -.29 +13.1 ChurchDwt 79.34 -.66 +15.0 Greif A 65.41 +.78 +5.7 Merck 33.01 -.29 -8.4 ProUSR2K rs41.77 -.29 -16.9 TalismE g 24.70 +.08 +11.3
AT&T Inc 30.61 -.10 +4.2 CIBER 6.70 +.01 +43.2 GpoTMM 2.36 -.07 -5.6 Meritage 24.13 -.16 +8.7 ProvFnH 8.29 +.06 +14.5 Target 50.01 -.25 -16.8
AU Optron 8.78 +.38 -15.7 CienaCorp 25.94 +.36 +23.2 HCP Inc 37.94 +.14 +3.1 Meritor 16.97 -3.05 -17.3 Prudentl 61.58 +.55 +4.9 Taseko 5.93 +.04 +13.0
AbtLab 49.05 +.09 +2.4 Cisco 17.15 -.18 -15.2 HSBC 51.80 -.84 +1.5 Mesab 41.14 -.46 +6.9 PSEG 31.51 -.18 -.9 TastyBak 1.97 +.27 -69.0
AberFitc 58.70 +.61 +1.9 Citigrp 4.42 -.03 -6.6 Hallibrtn 49.84 +.34 +22.1 MetLife 44.73 -.12 +.7 PubStrg 110.91 +.61 +9.4 TeckRes g 53.02 -1.23 -14.2
Abraxas 5.84 +.48 +27.8 CleanEngy 16.38 -.02 +18.4 HanJS 14.00 -.05 -7.3 MetroPCS 16.24 -.08 +28.6 PulteGrp 7.40 -.04 -1.6 Teleflex 57.98 +.51 +7.7
AcadiaRlt 18.92 +.12 +3.7 CliffsNRs 98.28 +.10 +26.0 HarleyD 42.49 +.19 +22.6 MicronT 11.47 -.11 +43.0 PPrIT 6.48 +.05 +3.2 TelefEsp s 25.22 -.07 +10.6
Accenture 54.97 +.18 +13.4 Clorox 70.07 +.04 +10.7 HarmonyG 14.87 -.39 +18.6 Microsoft 25.39 -.22 -9.0 Qihoo360 n 29.59 -4.41 -13.0 TelMexL 18.26 +.47 +13.1
LOSER 1Q PERFORMANCE WINNER Achillion 7.15 +.01 +72.3 CocaCE 27.30 -.02 +9.1 HarrisCorp 49.60 +.26 +9.5 MdsxWatr 18.19 +.03 -.9 Qlogic 18.55 +.12 +9.0 Tellabs 5.24 -.08 -22.7
ActionSemi 2.49 -.06 +15.8 ColgPal 80.76 -.45 +.5 Harsco 35.29 -.44 +24.6 MobileTel s 21.23 -.31 +1.7 Qualcom 54.83 +.32 +10.8 TempleInld 23.40 +.21 +10.2
If you owned energy ActivsBliz 10.97 ... -11.8 Comc spcl 23.22 +.04 +12.1 HartfdFn 26.93 +.12 +1.7
WINNER

Molycorp n 60.02 +.69 +20.3 QntmDSS 2.52 ... -32.3 TmpDrgn 31.00 +.44 +.9
1Q LOSERS, 2 Acxiom 14.35 +.85 -16.3 Comerica 36.72 -.03 -13.1 HawaiiEl 24.80 +.21 +8.8 Monsanto 72.26 +1.47 +3.8 QstDiag 57.72 +.37 +6.9 TenetHlth 7.45 -.06 +11.4
stocks or Apple during 1-YR WINNERS
AdamsEx 11.37 +.01 +5.9 CmtyHlt 39.99 -.33 +7.0 HltCrREIT 52.44 +.06 +10.1 MonstrWw 15.90 -.16 -32.7 Quidel 11.96 +.09 -17.2 Tengsco 1.17 -.02 +85.1
the first quarter or the 1 AdobeSy 33.16
AdvBattery 1.94
+.21
-.07
+7.7
-49.6
ConAgra 23.75 -.10 +5.2
ConnWtrSv 26.35 -.13 -5.5
HltMgmt 10.90
HeclaM 9.08
-.04 +14.3
+.03 -19.4
Moodys 33.91 -.54 +27.8
Moog A 45.91 +.96 +15.4
QwestCm 6.83 -.10 -10.2
RAIT Fin 2.46 -.02 +12.3
Tenneco 42.45 -.51 +3.1
Teradyn 17.81 -.15 +26.9
AMD 8.60 -.19 +5.1 ConocPhil 79.86 -.83 +17.3 HercOffsh 6.61 +.29 +89.9 Moog B 45.50 +.75 +14.3 RCM 5.09 +.02 +9.9
last year — congratu- 1Q AND 1-YR AEterna g 1.94 -.06 +12.8 ConsolEngy53.63 +.32 +10.0 Hertz 15.63 -.04 +7.9 MorgStan 27.32 +.09 +.4 RF MicD 6.41 -.18 -12.8
Terex 37.04
TeslaMot n 27.75
+.56 +19.3
+4.04 +4.2
lations. You were one 4 WINNERS Aetna 37.43 -.17 +22.7 ConEd 50.72 ... +2.3 Hess 85.21 +1.40 +11.3 Mosaic 78.75 -1.70 +3.1 RPM 23.73 +.08 +7.4 Tesoro 26.83 -.93 +44.7
1 YR PERFORMANCE

Agilent 44.78 -.31 +8.1 ConsolWtr 10.90 -.10 +18.9 HewlettP 40.97 -.33 -2.7 MotrlaMo n 24.40 -.25 -16.2 RadientPh .54 +.09 -46.1 TevaPhrm 50.17 +.15 -3.8
of the big winners. But Agrium g 92.26
AkamaiT 38.00
+2.62
-.10
+.6
-19.2
ConstellA 20.28 +.49 -8.4
CooperCo 69.45 +.76 +23.3
HomeDp 37.06
HonwllIntl 59.71
-.51 +5.7
+.12 +12.3
Mylan 22.66 -.12 +7.2 RadioShk 15.01 -.37 -18.8 TexInst 34.56 -.18 +6.3
NCR Corp 18.84 -.06 +22.6 RangeRs 58.46 +.91 +30.0 Textron 27.39 +.24 +15.9
if you bought gasoline, 5 3 AlcatelLuc 5.81 +.09 +96.3 Cooper Ind 64.90 +.17 +11.3 HorizLns .85 -.42 -80.5 NV Energy 14.89 ... +6.0 RareEle g 13.17 -.20 -18.0 ThermoFis 55.55 +.64 +.3
Alcoa 17.66 +.02 +14.7 CooperTire 25.75 -.24 +9.2 Hospira 55.20 +.15 -.9 NXP Sem n 29.97 -1.42 +43.2 Raytheon 50.87 +.43 +10.7 3M Co 93.50 +1.03 +8.3
you’re probably Alcon 165.51 -.18 +1.3 CornPdts 51.82 +.61 +12.7 HostHotls 17.61 +.08 -1.5 Nabors 30.38 +.31 +29.5 RegionsFn 7.26 +.03 +3.7 TibcoSft 27.25 +.51 +38.3
AlignTech 20.48 +.11 +4.8 Corning 20.63 -.17 +6.8 HovnanE 3.53 -.05 -13.7 NBkGreece 1.77 -.02 +5.4 ReneSola 10.55 +.37 +20.7
feeling a little battered. Allergan 71.02 -.09 +3.4 Covidien 51.94 -.17 +13.8 HudsCity 9.68 -.04 -24.0 NatFuGas 74.00 +.57 +12.8 RepFBcp 2.79 +.10 +14.2
THorton g 45.31 -.35 +9.9
1Q AND 1-YR AlliBInco 7.69 -.01 -3.0 Cree Inc 46.16 -.56 -29.9 HuntBnk 6.64 -.11 -3.3
TimeWarn 35.70 +.09 +11.0
And if you wanted LOSERS AlliantEgy 38.93 -.54 +5.9 CreXus 11.42 -.10 -12.8 HuntIng n 41.50 +3.30 +10.7
NatGrid 48.04 -.08 +8.2
NOilVarco 79.27 -.63 +17.9
RepubSvc 30.04 -.10 +.6
RschMotn 56.54 -.49 -2.7
TiVo Inc 8.75 -.20 +1.4
TorDBk g 88.59 -.35 +20.8
higher Treasury AllscriptH 20.99 +.04 +8.9 CrownHold 38.58 -.17 +15.6 Hydrognc 6.99 +1.04 +85.9 NatSemi 14.34 -.20 +4.2 RetailHT 105.97 -.54 -.5 Toyota 80.25 -.71 +2.1
yields, you had a good
6 Allstate 31.78
AlphaNRs 59.37
-.07
-.22
-.3
-1.1
CybrOpt 8.67 +.27 +1.5
CypSemi 19.38 -.30 +4.3
Hyperdyn 4.62
INGPrRTr 6.02
-.43 -6.9
-.05 +5.8
NetApp
Netflix
48.15 +.14 -12.4
237.78 -.17 +35.3
Revlon 15.87 ... +61.3
RexahnPh 1.18 +.07 +5.4
TrCda g 40.53 +.21 +6.5
AlteraCp lf 44.02 +.22 +23.7 CypSharp 12.68 ... -1.8 iShGold s 14.02 +.13 +.9 Transocn 77.95 -1.00 +12.1
NewAmHi 10.21 -.06 +2.5 ReynAm s 35.53 -.44 +8.9 Travelers 59.48 +.09 +6.8
quarter but the last Altria 26.03 -.08 +5.7 DCT Indl 5.55 +.10 +4.5 iSAstla 26.62 +.08 +4.6
7 AmBev s 28.31 +.14 -8.8 DNP Selct 9.50 -.03 +3.9 iShBraz 77.51 +.79 +.1
NwGold g 11.71 +.06 +20.0
NJ Rscs 42.95 +.06 -.4
RioTinto s 71.12 -.44 -.8
RiteAid 1.06 -.02 +20.0
TrimbleN 50.54 +.54 +26.6
year has been painful. Amazon 180.13 +.71 +.1 DR Horton 11.65 -.08 -2.3 iSCan 33.61 +.07 +8.4 NY CmtyB 17.26 +.10 -8.4 Riverbed s 37.65 -.13 +7.1
TrinaSolar 30.12 +.48 +28.6
1Q WINNERS, AmbasInt rs 2.80 +.47 +75.0 DTE 48.96 -.03 +8.0 iSh HK 18.93 +.03 +.1 NY Times 9.47 -.12 -3.4 Rovi Corp 53.65 -1.13 -13.5
TriQuint 12.91 -.15 +10.4
LOSER

A look at who won Ameren 28.07 -.18 -.4 DanaHldg 17.39 -.42 +1.0 iShJapn 10.32 -.14 -5.5 TwoHrbInv 10.47 +.03 +6.9
1-YR LOSERS AMovilL 58.10 +.70 +1.3 Danaher s 51.90 -.06 +10.0 iSh Kor 64.35 +.36 +5.2
Newcastle 6.04 -.05 -9.9 Rowan 44.18 +1.29 +26.6 TycoIntl 44.77 -.12 +8.0
and who lost: AMovilA 57.65 +.54 +.8 Darden 49.13 +.61 +5.8 iShMex 62.85 +.64 +1.5
NewellRub 19.13 -.23 +5.2 RoyDShllA 72.86 +.06 +9.1 Tyson 19.19 -.52 +11.4
NewmtM 54.58 +.46 -11.2 RoyaleEn 5.24 +.17+133.9 UBS AG 18.05 -.22 +9.6
AmAssets n21.27 +.19 +.1 DeanFds 10.00 -.07 +13.1 iShSing 13.67 +.03 -1.3 NewsCpA 17.58 +.07 +20.7 Rubicon g 5.20 +.70 -8.9
ACapAgy 29.14 +.44 +1.4 Deere 96.89 +2.44 +16.7 iSTaiwn 14.86 +.11 -4.8 UDR 24.37 +.36 +3.6
1 Energy stocks Oil is back above $100 per barrel. they’re more optimistic than a year ago. AmCapLtd 9.91 +.15 +31.1 Dell Inc 14.51 -.13 +7.1 iShSilver 36.77 +.24 +21.8
Nexen g 24.92 -.06 +8.8
NextEraEn 55.12 +.14 +6.0
SAIC 16.92 +.09 +6.7
SpdrDJIA 123.02 -.19 +6.4
US Airwy 8.71 -.26 -13.0
That made energy No. 1 among the 10 industries 5 Indian stocks After being a top performer early AEagleOut 15.89
AEP 35.14
-.25
-.36
+8.6
-2.3
DeltaAir
DeltaPtr h
9.80 -.14 -22.2
.91 -.00 +19.7
iShChina25 44.91
iShEMkts 48.67
+.51 +4.2
+.42 +2.2
NiSource 19.18 -.04 +8.9 SpdrGold 139.86 +1.19 +.8
USEC 4.40
UltraPt g 49.25
-.02 -26.9
+.21 +3.1
NielsenH n 27.31 -.51 +9.2 SP Mid 179.55 +1.01 +9.0
in the S&P 500 over the last three and 12 months. in the bull market, India’s Sensex index fell 5 per- AmExp 45.20 -.71 +5.3 DenburyR 24.40 -.16 +27.8 iShB20 T 92.13 -.19 -2.1 NikeB 75.70 -1.05 -11.4 S&P500ETF132.59 -.18 +5.4
UniSrcEn 36.13 -.08 +.8
UnilevNV 31.36 +.08 -.1
2 Apple The iPad launched last year is a hit, and so cent in the first quarter, partly because of infla- AmIntlGrp 35.14
AmSupr 24.87
-.91
-.20
-27.2
-13.0
Dndreon 37.43 +1.89 +7.2
DenisnM g 2.38 -.05 -30.4
iS Eafe
iSR1KG 60.47
60.08 -.29 +3.2
-.01 +5.6
NobleCorp 45.62 -.50 +27.5
NokiaCp 8.51 -.11 -17.5
SpdrHome 18.21 -.02 +4.7
SpdrKbwBk 25.82 -.08 -.3
Unisys 31.22 -.61 +20.6
is this year’s version. Its stock rose 8 percent in tion. Earlier gains mean it’s up 11 percent over AmTower 51.82 +.08 +.3 DeutschBk 59.07 -.21 +13.5 iShR2K 84.17 +.29 +7.6 Nordstrm 44.88 -.02 +5.9 SpdrRetl 50.80 -.33 +5.0
UtdCBksGa 2.33 +.32 +19.5
AmWtrWks 28.05 +.10 +10.9 DevelDiv 14.00 -.09 -.6 iShUSPfd 39.65 +.04 +2.2 UtdContl 22.99 -.85 -3.5
the first quarter to $348.51. Credit Suisse’s fore- the last year. Ameriprise 61.08 -.32 +6.1 DevonE 91.77 +.18 +16.9 iShREst 59.40 +.44 +6.1
NA Pall g 6.49 +.06 -6.5 SpdrOGEx 64.42 -.02 +22.1
UtdMicro 2.73 ... -13.6
NoestUt 34.60 -.17 +8.5 SpdrMetM 74.29 +.30 +8.0
cast: $500 in a year. 6 Bond yields Investors including PIMCO’s Bill Ametek s 43.87
Amgen 53.45
+.57
-.45
+11.8
-2.6
Diageo 76.22 +.52 +2.5
Diebold 35.46 +.06 +10.6
ITT Corp 60.05
ITW 53.72
+.41 +15.2
+.17 +.6
NorthropG 62.71 +.49 +6.7 SPX Cp 79.39 +.11 +11.1
UPS B 74.32
US Bancrp 26.43
-.18 +2.4
-.25 -2.0
3 Dividend investors More than 100 companies in Gross dumped Treasurys. The 10-year Treasury Anadarko 81.92 -.49 +7.6 DirecTV A 46.80 +.42 +17.2 Informat 52.19 +.94 +18.5
NwstNG 46.13 +.06 -.7
NovaGld g 13.00 +.15 -8.9
Safeway 23.54 -.02 +4.7
StJoe 25.07 +.01 +14.7
US NGs rs 11.50 +.03 -4.0
the S&P 500 raised dividends during the quarter, yield, which moves opposite its price, ended the Annaly 17.45 -.06 -2.6 DrSCBr rs 35.08 -.40 -25.1 IngerRd 48.31 -.49 +2.6 US OilFd 42.60 +.94 +9.2
Novartis 54.35 -.11 -7.8 StJude 51.26 -.45 +19.9
Aon Corp 52.96 +.42 +15.1 DirFnBr rs 40.22 +.24 -14.9 InglesMkts 19.81 -.14 +3.2 USSteel 53.94 -2.37 -7.7
Novell 5.93 -.03 +.2 Saks 11.31 +.02 +5.7
up from 66 in the fourth quarter and 70 a year ago. quarter at 3.46 percent, up from 3.37 percent at A123 Sys 6.35 -.60 -33.4 DrxEMBll s 41.34 +1.08 +.1 Inhibitex 3.62 +.40 +39.2 NuanceCm 19.55 ... +7.5 Salesforce 133.58 -.91 +1.2
UtdTech 84.65 +.42 +7.5
Apache 130.92 +.49 +9.8 DrxFBull s 30.28 -.19 +8.7 Intel 20.18 -.28 -4.0 UtdhlthGp 45.20 -.20 +25.2
4 Investor uncertainty Unrest in the Middle East the end of 2010 but down from 3.83 percent a ApolloGM n 18.00 -.20 -1.1 DirxSCBull 88.15 +.94 +21.7 IBM 163.07 -.53 +11.1
Nucor 46.02 -.61 +5.0
NustarEn 67.89 +.26 -2.3
SanDisk 46.09 +.68 -7.6
SandRdge 12.80 +.42 +74.9 UnumGrp 26.25 -.36 +8.4
and Japan’s nuclear crisis made investors anx- year earlier. ApolloGrp 41.71 +.31 +5.6 Discover 24.12 -.86 +30.2 Intl Coal 11.30 +.24 +46.0 NuvFloat 12.33 -.12 +4.4 Sanofi 35.22 +.09 +9.3 UrbanOut 29.83 -.72 -16.7
Apple Inc 348.51 -.12 +8.0 DishNetwk 24.36 -.04 +23.9 IntlGame 16.23 -.26 -8.3 Vale SA 33.35 +.43 -3.5
ious. Individual investors lost some bullishness 7 Drivers A gallon of regular gas rose through the ApldMatl 15.62 -.11 +11.2 Disney 43.09 -.26 +14.9 IntPap 30.18 +.44 +10.8
NvMAd
NvPA
13.15 ... +.5
13.08 -.09 -1.9
SaraLee 17.67 -.03 +.9
Satcon h 3.86 +.01 -14.2 Vale SA pf 29.52 +.41 -2.3
during the quarter, according to a survey by the quarter to an average $3.61 – up 29 percent from Arbitron 40.03 +.65 -3.6 DomRescs 44.70 -.47 +4.6 Interpublic 12.57 +.19 +18.4 Nvidia 18.46 +.01 +19.9 SaulCntr 44.55 +.69 -5.9 ValeantPh 49.81 -.27 +76.1
ArcelorMit 36.15 -.59 -5.2 DEmmett 18.75 -.26 +13.0 Intersil 12.45 +.08 -18.5 OcciPet 104.49 +.73 +6.5 Schlmbrg 93.26 -.39 +11.7 ValenceT h 1.56 -.01 -7.1
American Association of Individual Investors. But $2.80 a year ago. ArchCoal 36.04 +.27 +2.8 Dover 65.74 +.70 +12.5 Intuit 53.11 +.93 +7.7 OfficeDpt 4.63 -.07 -14.3 SchoolSp 14.30 -.04 +2.7 ValeroE 29.82 -.91 +29.0
AresCap 16.95 +.12 +2.8 DowChm 37.75 +.48 +10.6 Invesco 25.56 -.03 +6.2 OfficeMax 12.94 -.20 -26.9 Schwab 18.03 -.29 +5.4 ValpeyFsh 3.80 -.01 +12.1
Stan Choe, Elizabeth Gramling • AP AriadP 7.52 -.06 +47.5 DryShips 4.95 +.02 -9.8 InvMtgCap 21.85 +.25 0.0 ValVis A 6.36 +.28 +4.1
OilSvHT 164.36 -.70 +17.0 SeagateT 14.41 -.31 -4.2
ArmHld 28.17 +.64 +35.8 DuPont 54.97 -.40 +10.2 IronMtn 31.23 -.03 +24.9 Omnicom 49.06 +.20 +7.1 SearsHldgs 82.65 -.64 +12.1 VangREIT 58.47 +.47 +5.6
AsscdBanc 14.85 +.23 -2.0 DukeEngy 18.15 -.02 +1.9 ItauUnibH 24.05 +.85 +.6 VangEmg 48.95 +.38 +1.7
Mutual Funds AstraZen 46.12
Atmel 13.63
-.46
+.22
-.2
+10.6
Dycom 17.34 -.16 +17.6
Dynegy rs 5.69 +.06 +1.2
JAlexandr 6.15
J&J Snack 47.07
+.05 +17.1
+.38 -2.4
OnSmcnd 9.86 -.01 -.2
OplinkC 19.49 -.62 +5.5
Oracle 33.43 +.38 +6.8
SemGroup 28.16 -4.31 +3.6
SemiHTr 34.59 -.16 +6.3
SempraEn 53.50 -.25 +1.9
VeriFone 54.95
Verigy 14.09
-1.89 +42.5
-.03 +8.2
ATMOS 34.10 +.25 +9.3 ECDang n 20.63 -1.24 -23.8 JA Solar 7.01 -.07 +1.3 VertxPh 47.93 -.55 +36.8
YTD YTD YTD YTD YTD YTD OwensIll 30.19 -.02 -1.7 ServiceCp 11.06 +.03 +34.1
Autodesk 44.11 +.51 +15.5 eBay 31.04 -.59 +11.5 JDS Uniph 20.84 +.98 +43.9 VestinRMII 1.59 ... +9.7
PDL Bio 5.80 +.17 -6.9 ShawGrp 35.41 -.28 +3.4
Name NAV Chg %Rtn Name NAV Chg %Rtn Name NAV Chg %Rtn Name NAV Chg %Rtn Name NAV Chg %Rtn Name NAV Chg %Rtn AutoData 51.31 +.16 +10.9 EMC Cp 26.56 -.37 +16.0 JPMorgCh 46.10 -.35 +8.7 ViacomA 53.29 +.18 +16.2
PECO pfA 72.55 ... +3.6 SiderNac s 16.66 +.01 -.1
AvalRare n 8.09 +.26 +29.6 ENI 49.13 -.09 +12.3 Jabil 20.43 -.76 +1.7 ViacomB 46.52 -.48 +17.4
Alliance Bernstein Income 13.27 +.01 +1.4 Income C m 2.27 -.01 +4.7 TotRetA x 14.54 -.04 +3.7 PremierInv d 22.40 +.13 +10.1 ITrsyAdml 11.23 -.02 -0.2 PICO Hld 30.06 +.58 -5.5 Siemens 137.34 +1.64 +10.5
AvanirPhm 4.08 +.09 0.0 EOG Res 118.51 -.68 +29.6 JpnSmCap 9.11 -.12 +1.6 VirnetX 19.91 -.61 +34.1
BalShrB m 14.62 -.01 +5.6 IntlStk 36.61 -.14 +2.5 IncomeAdv 2.24 ... +4.9 ValueA m 24.11 -.02 +6.0 TotRetInv d 13.98 +.06 +6.3 InfPrtAdm 25.84 ... +1.8 PMC Sra 7.51 +.04 -12.6 Slcnware 6.04 +.05 +1.5
AveryD 41.96 -.16 -.9 Eastgrp 43.97 +.40 +3.9 JetBlue 6.27 -.03 -5.1 Visa 73.62 -.61 +4.6
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