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Friends and former teammates gather to recall Matthew Chipolis SENIORS’ PROGRAMS

Prayer,
sorrow
Futures for
ring out
at vigil
SS, Medicare
The former Wyoming Area
football player died Friday of
injuries suffered in accident.
grow darker
Both programs for seniors will to be exhausted
to make the re-
face exhaustion earlier than
By JERRY LYNOTT forms necessary
jlynott@timesleader.com expected, new figures show. to protect our
WEST PITTSTON – As quick- current and fu-
ly as the crash that fatally injured ture retirees.”
Matthew Chipolis occurred, By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER The trustees
word spread Friday about a can- Associated Press Geithner said that they
dle-lit vigil for him. WASHINGTON — The bad moved the tar-
Several economy has shortened the life of get date for the Medicare hospital
“He was hundred peo- the trust funds that support Social trust fund to be exhausted from
ple gathered Security and Medicare, the nation’s 2029 to 2024 because of a weaker
such a on the Wyom- two biggest benefit programs, the economy, which means fewer peo-
happy kid. ing Area foot- government reported Friday. ple working and paying Medicare
ball field The annual checkup said that the premiums into the fund, and con-
He would where the Medicare hospital insurance fund tinued increases in health care
do any- 2010 graduate will now be exhausted in 2024, five costs.
of the school years earlier than last year’s esti- Many experts believe that the
thing for played to re- mate. The new report says that the savings included in Obama’s health
anybody.” member him, Social Security trust fund will be care program will never be
and pray and exhausted in 2036, one year earlier achieved because they include
John Romani
Uncle grieve. than before. deep cuts in payments to doctors
His fiancée The trustees for the funds said in that Congress has routinely waived
Cathryn Gly- their annual report that the worsen- and other cost savings that will be
cenfer used Facebook to notify ing financial picture emphasized difficult to realize.
people of the death of Chipolis the need for Congress to make The Social Security trust fund
and from there the vigil evolved. changes to avoid disruptive conse- was projected to be exhausted in
“We are here together to cry quences in the future for millions of 2036, compared with last year’s
and to pray, to remember and to people who depend on health and projection that it would be depleted
pray and to comfort one another pension benefits. in 2037.
and to pray,” said the Rev. Joseph Treasury Secretary Timothy The trustees said in 2037 the
Sibilano of Oblates of St. Joseph Geithner, who chairs the trustees government will be taking in
in Laflin. panel, said the new report under- enough in Social Security payroll
He led the solemn ceremony scored “the need to act sooner rath- taxes to pay about three-fourths of
at which football players tolled a PETE G. WILCOX/THE TIMES LEADER er than later to make reforms to our existing benefits.
Current and former football players of Wyoming Area High School ring out Matthew Chipolis’s entitlement programs. ... We
See VIGIL, Page 12A jersey number (26) at the bell tower at Wyoming Area Football Stadium. should not wait for the trust funds See MEDICARE, Page 12A

Scandlon Center
expansion gets Meuser brings the message
$3M from Pa.
By ANDREW M. SEDER
of more revenues, not taxes
Revenue chief explains how Barre Chamber of Commerce INSIDE: Less cash for shelters,
aseder@timesleader.com and the Pennsylvania Economy hospitals, Page 4A
losing stimulus money has
Gov. Tom Corbett has released League.
$3 million in state Redevelop- affected Corbett budget plan. “Now is not the right time for
ment Assistance Capital Pro- any new taxes,” Meuser told a “Unemployment in the state is
gram funds pegged for an expan- crowd of about 50 at Genetti’s at 9 percent and we’re in a jobless
sion of the Scandlon Physical By BILL O’BOYLE Best Western in Wilkes-Barre. recovery,” Meuser said. “We are
Education Center at King’s Col- boboyle@timesleader.com “Gov. Tom Corbett won’t raise seeing fewer purchases, less
lege. WILKES-BARRE – Pennsylva- existing taxes and he will not in- sales taxes and less withholding
The $7.5 million project would nia wants more taxpayers, not stitute any new taxes.” tax.”
more than double the existing more taxes. With the state facing a $4.2 bil- Gov. Corbett’s proposed $27.3
50,000 square feet of space at the That was the message given by lion budget shortfall, Meuser, billion budget marks the highest
facility along North Main be- BILL TARUTIS/FOR THE TIMES LEADER
state Secretary of Revenue Dan former president of Pride Mobil- level of anticipated revenues in
tween West Jackson and West Pennsylvania Secretary of Revenue Dan Meuser says Gov. Tom Meuser at Friday morning’s ity in Exeter, said increasing rev- the state’s history. Meuser said
North streets. Corbett is looking to make Pennsylvania more attractive to busi- Member Information Session enues is the key, while reducing
The expansion, which will ness and industry. sponsored by the Greater Wilkes- spending. See MEUSER, Page 12A
cross Harrison Street and occupy
college-owned land between
Harrison and Franklin streets,

Silver coins not so precious to dealers


will include the addition of three WEATHER
new multi-purpose courts Justin Senske
Mostly cloudy, a shower.
See KING’S , Page 10A High 70. Low 55.
Details, Page 10B It pays to shop around metal; three area dealers shows it still
pays to shop around when liqui-
its price has fallen nearly
dating coins made with pre-
28% since its peak April 28. cious metals.
The Times Leader on
Wednesday shopped around a
By JERRY LYNOTT loaned collection of six silver
jlynott@timesleader.com dollars and four half dollars to
Owners of vintage Lady Lib- local merchants and the visiting
erty silver dollars looking to Treasure Hunters Roadshow to
cash in their collections might compare offers for the coins.
have noticed her frowning as Merchants expressed con-
the price of the precious metal cern the price would continue
has dropped during the past few to follow the downward track of
weeks. other commodities.
Her profile graces the obverse Ochman’s Coins & Jewelry,
or face of many of the older located on Church Street, Dal-
coins and sellers have had to las, made the best offer of the
face up to the fact that Lady day. The Roadshow, which set PETE G. WILCOX/THE TIMES LEADER
Luck lately hasn’t been on their up shop in the Holiday Inn Ex- Lady Liberty isn’t smiling these days as the price of an ounce
side. of silver has dropped in the last few weeks. From a peak of
6 09815 10011 But a random sampling of See SILVER , Page 6A $48.70, the price of an ounce was down to $35.30 on Friday.
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COURT BRIEFS ton man was sentenced Friday in


EVERYTHING’S JUST DUCKY
Luzerne County Court to five to
10 years in prison on a drug DETAILS
WILKES-BARRE – Ten peo- charge.
ple have been selected to serve Senior Judge Joseph Augello
on the jury in the Luzerne Coun- sentenced Shaun Williams, 30, of LOTTERY
ty homicide retrial of James East Broad Street, on a charge of MIDDAY DRAWING
Lincoln Strong, 59, accused of possession with intent to deliver
killing a man along Interstate 81 a controlled substance.
DAILY NUMBER 4-8-6
in Dorrance Township 28 years Williams was charged in BIG FOUR 6-9-0-8
ago. March 2010 after Hazleton police QUINTO 5-0-2-5-2
Prosecution and defense at- said they found crack, heroin, TREASURE HUNT
torneys began picking the jury cell phones and contraband 05-07-08-12-26
late Monday afternoon and con- inside his apartment, according
tinued through he week. So far to the criminal complaint. NIGHTLY DRAWING
the panel includes eight men and DAILY NUMBER 5-9-5
two women. WILKES-BARRE – A man
A total of 12 jurors and four was court-ordered to register his
BIG FOUR 5-0-9-3
alternates will sit on the jury. address with state police for 10 QUINTO 8-7-6-8-5
Strong was convicted of first- years on Friday when he was CASH FIVE
degree homicide and sentenced sentenced in Luzerne County 04-07-15-17-21
to death for the shotgun slaying Court on a charge he molested a MEGA MILLIONS
of John Strock. The state Su- girl.
preme Court overturned Judge David Lupas sentenced
03-33-39-47-53
Strong’s conviction in November Edward Irish II, 38, of Driscoll MEGA BALL 09
2000, when the court ruled Street, Plymouth Township, to
HARRISBURG – Two players
Strong did not receive a fair trial nine to 18 months in the county
matched all five winning
because prosecutors failed to correctional facility on a charge
numbers drawn in Friday’s
reveal they had a deal with co- of indecent assault.
“Pennsylvania Cash 5” game
defendant James Alexander, who State police at Wyoming S. JOHN WILKIN/THE TIMES LEADER
and will receive $265,652
died in prison after he pleaded
guilty to third-degree murder for
his role.
charged Irish with molesting a
girl inside his residence on Dec.
25 and Dec. 26, 2008, according
A pple Tree Nursery School first-grade students watch the mallard ducks they re-
leased at The Lands at Hillside Farms in Shavertown, Kingston Township, on Friday
morning. The 10 ducks were hatched on March 26 as part of a science experiment, and 11
each.
Lottery officials said 196
players matched four num-
Jury selection resumes at 9 to the criminal complaint. students were responsible for the ducks’ care until releasing them into the wild. Hillside bers and won $178 each and
a.m. today. Irish must register his address
Farms volunteer Chip Morgan said the ducks will most likely nest near the farm’s green- 7,108 players matched three
with state police for 10 years
WILKES-BARRE – A Hazle- under the state’s Megan’s Law. houses for a few weeks. numbers and won $8 each.

POLICE BLOTTER officer who noticed an infant


and toddler in a vehicle Blaine
and assaulted her inside his
residence late Thursday night,
was combative to paramedics
and had to be Tasered, police
substance and had trouble keep-
ing his balance, dropping to his
used in his escape, according to according to the criminal com- said. knees several times in the park-
the criminal complaint. plaint. • Latoya Angela Pierce, 22, ing lot while pushing the shop-
HAZLE TWP. – A man was A preliminary hearing is A preliminary hearing is of Wilkes-Barre, was cited with ping cart with the infant. OBITUARIES
arraigned Friday in Wilkes- scheduled on May 18 before scheduled on May 18 before public drunkenness and dis- A preliminary hearing is
Barre Central Court on charges District Judge Thomas Sharkey District Judge Michael Dotzel orderly conduct after an alleged scheduled on May 18 before Boback, Joseph
he left two children unsuper- in Hazle Township. in Wilkes-Barre Township. incident at Sherman Hills apart- District Judge Paul Roberts in Brody, John
vised inside a vehicle while he ment complex at 11:38 p.m. Kingston. Chronowski, Barbara
stole jewelry from the Boscov’s BUCKS TWP. – A man was EDWARDSVILLE – Police Thursday. Fromel, John Jr.
Department Store, Laurel Mall. arraigned Friday in Wilkes- arrested a man late Thursday • Michelle Domick-Coffay, of HANOVER TWP. – Township
Stephen Blaine, 25, of Shawa- Barre Central Court on charges on charges he harassed a wom- Academy Street, reported police reported the following:
Giovagnoli, Leo
nese, was charged with two he tied up and assaulted a wom- an with a firearm. Thursday checks were stolen • Police captured John Meb- Gonglefski, Joseph
counts of leaving a child unat- an. Christopher J. Morris, 36, of from her vehicle. ert, Lee Park, on an arrest war- Jenson, Thomas
tended in a vehicle, and one Michael James King, 38, of Franklin Street, Edwardsville, • Francisco Bonilla, 21, of rant from New York State on Koch, John Jr.
count each of reckless endan- Buck River Road, was charged was arraigned Friday in Wilkes- Brooklyn, N.Y., was arraigned Thursday. Mebert was wanted Koloski, Patricia
germent and retail theft. He with unlawful restraint, simple Barre Central Court on charges Friday in Wilkes-Barre Central on felony charges and violating
was jailed at the Luzerne Coun- assault and harassment. He was of simple assault, harassment, Court on charges he assaulted a bail conditions. He was ar-
Miles, Ruth
ty Correctional Facility for lack jailed at the Luzerne County illegal possession of a firearm, woman inside a house on raigned by District Judge Jo- Nilles, Emily
of $5,000 bail. Correctional Facility for lack of disorderly conduct and crimes Brown Street earlier in the seph Halesey in Hanover Town- Rosener, Friend
State police at Hazleton al- $5,000 bail. committed with a firearm. He morning. ship and jailed at the Luzerne Shemanski, Edmund
lege Blaine stole jewelry valued State police at Wyoming was jailed at the Luzerne Coun- Bonilla was charged with County Correctional Facility for Soha, John
at $600 from the department arrested King after Tommie ty Correctional Facility for lack simple assault and harassment. lack of $10,000 bail. Stachurski, Adrian
store on April 29. Blaine was King claimed he bound her of $5,000 bail. He was jailed at the Luzerne • A two-tone gray 1988 Ford
chased by a store’s security hands with duck tape and rope Police arrested Morris after County Correctional Facility for Thunderbird was located near
White, Milton
Lisa Nicholas claimed he aimed lack of $5,000 bail. A prelimina- the Sans Souci Parkway near Page 2A, 8A
a firearm at her at a house on ry hearing is scheduled on May King’s Road on Thursday. The
Edmund Raymond Shemanski Arch Street at about 11 p.m. 19. license plate to the Ford was
Morris wanted Nicholas to go • Cheikh Diop of Woodside reported stolen to the Larksville
May 10, 2011 someplace with him, according Driver was charged with simple Police Department.
to the criminal complaint. assault Friday morning after he
E dmund Raymond Shemanski,
94, of Apple Street, Glen Lyon,
A preliminary hearing is
scheduled on May 18 before
punched a 17-year-old girl in the
face, police said.
HANOVER TWP. – Township
police reported the following:
EDITOR’S
died Tuesday, May 10, 2011 in De-
troit, Mich., following a brief illness. District Judge Paul Roberts in • Nancy Clark of North • Leonard Peterson of Colley NOTE
Edmund was born in Glen Lyon, Kingston. Washington Street and John Street said the paint was
on September 10, 1916. He was a son Cillufo of Rochelle Park, N.J. scratched on his 2004 Subaru An insert in the paper today
of the late Peter and Helen (Isdep- WILKES-BARRE – City said Friday that tires on theirwas damaged while it was titled The Leighton Ledger
ski) Szymanski. police reported the following: vehicles were punctured while parked on Phillips Street. is a paid advertisement.
Edmund attended Newport • Someone spray-painted parked on the street. • Umberto Cunningham of That should have been indi-
Township High School. He was em- cated on the insert.
graffiti at the River Common, Marion Terrace Apartments
ployed in the Anthracite Industry
for several years before being called North River Street, on Thurs- EDWARDSVILLE – A man said two tires on his 2006
to duty for World War II. He served day. was arraigned Friday in Wilkes- Chrysler were slashed while it
in the U.S. Army as a Sergeant with • Ernest Zalaffi, 40, of York Barre Central Court on charges was parked on Mark Drive early
the 3384th Service Command Unit, Avenue, Avoca, was cited with he endangered a child in a shop- Tuesday morning.
and he was honorably discharged in retail theft when he allegedly ping cart while under the influ- • Victor Kopko of Vanessa
May of 1946. Mich., John and his wife, Nancy, stole merchandise valued at $70 ence of a drug. Drive said the fence to his prop-
Upon returning home, Edmund
moved his family to Detroit, Mich.
West Bloomfield, Mich., and Joseph
Shemanski, Canton, Mich.; grand-
from Rite Aid, Public Square, Mark Rodger Sult, 26, of erty was damaged and juveniles BUILDING
There he was employed by the De- children, James, Steve, Johnny, An-
on Tuesday. Granger Road, Shickshinny, was swam in his pool Thursday
• Lucille Rappaport, of West charged with endangering the night without his permission.
TRUST
troit Board of Education for over 20 drew, Kara, Kali and Kyle; great-
years. After his retirement in 1979, grandchildren, Aiden, Emma and River Street, reported Thursday welfare of a child, reckless en- • Ronald Kripp, 42, of Oxford
someone used her credit card to dangering another person and Street faces charges of theft and The Times Leader strives to
Edmund moved back to his birth- Ethan; as well as numerous nieces
correct errors, clarify stories
place of Glen Lyon and lived there and nephews. buy unauthorized purchases. public drunkenness. He was trespassing after police said
Funeral services for Edmund
and update them promptly.
until April of this year. Edmund was • Maurice Barnes, 18, of jailed at the Luzerne County they saw him taking donated
will be held at 10:30 a.m. Mon- Corrections will appear in this
also a member of the Italian Amer- Carlisle Street, was cited with Correctional Facility for lack of items from the Salvation Army
ican Sporting Club in Glen Lyon. day from the George A. Strish Inc. spot. If you have information
retail theft when he allegedly $10,000 bail. on the Sans Souci Parkway to help us correct an inaccu-
Edmund was preceded in death Funeral Home, 211 W. Main St., stole sandals and socks from Edwardsville police allege around 3:15 a.m. Thursday.
by his wife of 59 years of marriage, Glen Lyon, with a Mass of Christian racy or cover an issue more
Burial at 11 a.m. in Holy Spirit Par-
Family Dollar, South Main Sult was pushing an 11-month Tammy Heck of Everhart thoroughly, call the newsroom
the former Jennie Mierzwa, who
died April 19, 1999; sister, Stella Ya- ish/St. Adalbert’s Church, Glen Street, on Thursday. old boy in a shopping cart in Street told police that during at 829-7242.
glinski; and brothers, John, Bruno, Lyon. Interment will be held in St. • Joseph Prednis, 45, of the parking lot of Kmart, state the past several weeks copper
Frank, Benjamin, Chester and Jo- Adalbert’s Cemetery, Glen Lyon. Wilkes-Barre, was cited with Route 11, at about 7:50 p.m. tubing and electrical wiring was
public drunkenness and dis- Thursday, according to the taken from her residence that is A PAGE 3A story in Friday’s
seph Shemanski. Family and friends may call from 2
paper misidentified the wife
Surviving are sons, Frank and his to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and orderly conduct when he was criminal complaint. being remodeled. Anyone with
wife, Lorraine, Fullerton, Calif., from 9:30 a.m. until the time of ser- of a Hanover Township com-
found lying under a vehicle in Police said in the criminal information about the reported
Mark and his wife, Rosie, Plymouth, vice at 10:30 a.m. Monday. missioner who works for
the area of 255 McLean St. at complaint that Sult was under theft is asked to contact police Hanover Area School District.
11:35 p.m. Thursday. Prednis the influence of a controlled at 570 825-1254. It is Ronald Hummer’s wife
who works for the district.
Friend A. Rosener Three injured in Hanover Township crash
The story also failed to report
a disclosure that Harry Be-
May 12, 2011 secker, a Democratic candi-
date for Hanover Township
Three people were trans- commissioner, is the husband
F riend A. Rosener, 94, formerly of
Wood Street, Pittston, passed
ter Catherine Bellanca, Towanda,
Pa.; grandchildren, Richard Rosen- ported to hospitals after a of Times Leader reporter
away Thursday, May 12, 2011, in Me- er and his wife, Janine, Oneonta, two vehicle crash at Kings Terrie Morgan-Besecker.
morial Hospital Skilled Nursing Fa- N.Y., Sherry Sullivan and her hus-
cility, Towanda, Pa. Road and the Sans Souci
band, Col. Christopher Sullivan,
He was born in West Pittston, on Dothan, Ala., and Deborah Philippi Parkway on Friday. Hanover
March 5, 1917, a son of the late and her husband, Jim, Rome, Pa.; Township emergency person-
Friend E. and Ruth Nicholson Ro- great-grandchildren, Michael Wal-
sener. He graduated from Pittston litsch, Cole and Brooke Rosener,
nel responded to the acci-
High School. and Michael and C.J. Sullivan.; step- dent between this Buick Cen- +(ISSN No. 0896-4084)
Friend was employed by Pyrofax grandchildren, Christy, Mary, Lacey tury and a Pontiac Grand Am
USPS 499-710
Gas, West Pittston, Hess Oil, and, and Jamie; as well as step-great-
prior to his retirement in 1997, he grandchildren, Brandon, Cearra, about 7:44 a.m. Police said Issue No. 2011-134
was employed as a bus driver for Kaden and Macria. the driver of the Buick was Advertising
829-7293
Newsroom
829-7242
Martz Trailways, Wilkes-Barre. The funeral will be held at 10
He was a member of St. John’s a.m. Monday at the Howell-Lussi
traveling on Kings Road and kpelleschi@timesleader.com jbutkiewicz@timesleader.com
Circulation
Lutheran Church, Pittston, a mem- Funeral Home, 509 Wyoming Ave., turned south on the Sans Jim McCabe – 829-5000
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ber of St. John’s Lodge No. 233 F. & West Pittston, with the Rev. John Souci Parkway when it collid- Published daily by:
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ry, Irem Temple AAONMS, and the officiating. Interment will be held in ed with a Pontiac, which was Wilkes-Barre Publishing Company
Irem Brass Band. Mountain View Burial Park. Friends traveling north on the park- 15 N. Main St.
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LOCAL
PUBLIC SAFETY Emergency workers who braved a storm to rush a badly injured woman to the hospital are recognized I N B R I E F

Honor to the intrepid rescuers LONG POND

Raceway will host car wash


By ANDREW M. SEDER passenger in her vehicle and both were
aseder@timesleader.com trapped in the vehicle after it was In celebration of NASCAR Day, Poco-
Typically, first responders do their pushed over an embankment. no Raceway in Monroe County will
job, save lives and prepare for the next Fire/ambulance crews from depart- host a Car Wash for Kids fundraiser on
rescue. ments in Harveys Lake Fridayfrom 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
But Thursday night a “There were a cou- and Kunkle responded For a $10 donation, attendees will
group of nine men and and used equipment to receive a car wash and a NASCAR
one woman from two lo- ple of dry eyes in extricate the sisters from Unites wristband. Attendees have the
cal rescue companies the house, but not the vehicle. option to “dry” their vehicle by taking
were personally thanked A call went out for a a lap around Pocono’s 2.5-mile race
by the sister of a woman many.” Life Flight unit, but be- track.
whose life they saved last Funds raised through the NASCAR
Sandy Peoples cause of severe weather
summer and the wom- Event organizer conditions, the decision
Day Car Wash for Kids event will bene-
en’s mother. was made by Harveys fit the NASCAR Foundation and the
On June 13, a Chevy Lake Fire and Ambulance neonatal intensive care unit at Pocono
Cavalier driven by Donna Davenport Chief David Davis to transport Daven- Medical Center in Stroudsburg.
was T-boned by a pickup truck at the in- port via ambulance to Geisinger Wyom-
SCRANTON
tersection of Tulip and Schoolhouse ing Valley Medical Center in Plains

CHARLOTTE BARTIZEK / FOR THE TIMES LEADER


roads near Harveys Lake as the sisters Township.
were traveling from church to their Communicating with area police de-
Complaint seeks forfeiture
Harveys Lake Fire Chief David Davis, is presented the First Responder of the grandmother’s house. Federal prosecutors on Friday filed a
Year Award by state Rep. Karen Boback, R-Harveys Lake, Thursday. Davenport’s sister, Sarah Smith, was a See RESCUE, Page 6A complaint seeking the forfeiture of two
Wilkes-Barre properties they allege
were purchased with money obtained

Joseph case
S U RV E I L L A N C E SYST E M through the illegal sale of drugs.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Amy Phillips
filed the actions against properties
owned by Robert T. Lewis located at

against W-B
389-391 N. Main St. and 102-104 Reese
St.
According to the complaint:
Lewis, no age or address listed, was

newspaper
taken into custody by federal agents
after investigators intercepted two
packages containing approximately 45
pounds of marijuana on March 24.

concludes
During an interview, Lewis stated he
had purchased the two properties in
question with cash, and that he had
also made structural improvements to
The local businessman seeks the buildings.
Phillips said investigators have ob-
damages from the Citizens’ Voice for tained information from others relating
articles published in 2001. to alleged drug dealing activities of
Lewis. Lewis has admitted he has no
legitimate source of income, leading
By MATT HUGHES prosecutors to conclude he purchase
mhughes@timesleader.com the buildings with money obtain from
WILKES-BARRE – Proceedings in drug deals.
Thomas A. Joseph’s defamation case The complaint does not indicate if
against the Citizens’ Voice newspaper charges have officially been filed
concluded Friday in Luzerne County against Lewis.
Court, with attorneys for Joseph and
the newspaper presenting closing argu- SCRANTON
ments.
Joseph and his son, Thomas J. Jo- Liturgy will honor Slovaks
seph, are seeking damages for a series The Slovak Catholic Federation will
of articles from 2001 which alleged Tho- celebrate its 100th anniversary on Sun-
mas A. Joseph and several of his busi- day with a Liturgy of Thanksgiving at
nesses were the subject of a money PETE G. WILCOX PHOTOS/THE TIMES LEADER
St. Peter’s Cathedral. The service be-
laundering probe connected to a federal Hazleton Police Officer Anthony White monitors live video surveillance on a computer laptop from inside a police gins at 2:30 p.m. in the cathedral,
investigation of Thomas A. Joseph, cruiser during a demonstration of the city’s newly installed video surveillance system on Friday. which is the mother church of the
D’Elia and Sam Marranca. diocese in which the federation was

New tools for tracking crime


Joseph was never founded in 1911.
(Luzerne charged with a crime. Bishop Joseph C.
County) Judge He contends the arti- Bambera will be the
cles damaged his repu- principal celebrant,
Joseph Van tation. along with Bishop
Jura’s deci- The case is the sec- Joseph V. Adamec,
sion in the ond for Joseph. In Hazleton City uses grant funds to ing is available for the purchase of bishop emeritus of
non-jury trial 2006, former Judge purchase equipment that can be video surveillance cameras, which the Diocese of Altoo-
Mark Ciavarella en- cost about $1,000 each, Yannuzzi na-Johnstown and
will likely tered a $3.5 million monitored from police cruiser. said. Bambera
Episcopal moderator
hinge upon verdict against the pa- On Friday, Keith Maxwell, of of the Slovak Catholic
the judge’s per at a non-jury trial, Northeast Remote Surveillance & Federation. Father Philip A. Altavilla,
but the ruling was By STEVE MOCARSKY Alarm, demonstrated the new sys- V.E., a Scranton Diocese priest who
assessment of overturned by the smocarsky@timesleader.com tem with four cameras currently serves as national president of the
Thomas A. state Supreme Court HAZLETON – City police now One of the four surveillance cameras trained on the MinSec minimum se- Slovak Catholic Federation, will be the
Joseph’s pub- based on evidence the have a new aid in place to deter mounted on the Altamont Building, curity community correctional cen- homilist.
lic standing. case had been impro- crime and help catch the criminals which houses the MinSec community ter downtown. The public is invited to the service.
perly steered to Ciava- who commit it. corrections center. MinSec purchased the cameras Catholic Television: CTV will broad-
rella by former Judge Mayor Joe Yannuzzi on Friday and the video is fed directly to the cast the Mass.
Michael Conahan. showed off the city’s new video sur- The city used $9,500 in Commu- police station.
Judge Joseph Van veillance system. nity Development Block Grant Many business owners, residents TOWANDA
Jura’s decision in the non-jury trial will “It’s a great tool for the police. funds from the state to purchase and public officials have expressed
likely hinge upon the judge’s assess-
ment of Thomas A. Joseph’s public
The cameras themselves will deter
crime just by having them there.
heart of the surveillance system,
which consists of a monitor and
concerns about a flurry of criminal
activities associated with residents
Co. will resume drilling
Natural gas production company
standing. Joseph’s attorneys claim he But the system will assist police in digital recording system at police of MinSec since the facility opened
Chesapeake Energy said Friday it will
was at all times a private figure, while their response as well,” Yannuzzi headquarters in City Hall.
resume hydraulic fracturing at its Mar-
attorneys for the Citizens’ Voice argued said. About $7,000 in additional fund- See CAMERAS, Page 6A
cellus Shale gas wells in Pennsylvania.
his friendship with reputed mobster
The driller suspended fracturing
William D’Elia, who was then the focus
operations at wells across the state in

Zoning hearing for metering station postponed


of a federal grand jury investigation,
the wake of a blowout at its Atgas 2H
made him a limited-purpose public fig-
well in LeRoy Township, Bradford
ure. The court imposes stricter stan-
County the night of April 19. An equip-
dards to prove defamation against a
ment failure during fracturing allowed
public figure. Williams Field Services asks Dallas sult in design alternatives for the pro-
thousands of gallons of flowback water
To prove libel, as defamation in print posed meter station.”
Twp. for additional time for more and natural gas to leak from the well
is termed, a private citizen must prove a Williams’ submitted an application on
dialogue and design alternatives. head for two days, some of which spill-
false statement was made about him or March 21 to build a two-acre metering fa-
ed from the well pad and entered a
her, that the statement caused harm cility about 1,800 feet from the Dallas
nearby tributary of Towanda Creek.
and that it was made without effort to School District campus and about 500
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, of a
verify its truth. A public figure or offi- By SARAH HITE feet from a proposed Chief Gathering
shite@timesleader.com shale gas well involves injecting mil-
cial must additionally prove that the LLC metering station.
lions of gallons of water, sand and
statement was made with malice, or in- DALLAS TWP. – A zoning hearing The site would include a metering
chemical additives into a well to break
tent to do harm, and with a reckless scheduled for Monday for Williams Field building, two 3,000-gallon tanks of mer-
up the shale formation and release gas
disregard for the truth. Services LLC’s application to build a me- captan, a 100-foot communications tow-
trapped within.
Attorney for the Citizens’ Voice Kevin tering station off Hildebrandt Road will er, various piping and valves and conden-
Chesapeake said Friday a valve
Abbott reviewed court evidence that be postponed, according to township of- sate tanks.
flange on wellhead equipment was the
federal agents searched Joseph’s home, ficials. At a planning commission meeting
cause of the accident and that 240
including affidavits of federal investiga- Helen Humphreys, a communications Tuesday, the company presented plans
barrels of fluid flowed off the pad and
tors which alleged Joseph used Acu- specialist for Williams, said the company for its pipeline project before the com-
that a smaller volume reached the
mark to launder between $500,000 and asked for a 45-day postponement Thurs- mission and dozens of residents, who ex-
creek. The company did not state how
$700,000 a year for D’Elia and four day, which will “allow additional time for pressed concerns about safety and the lo-
it defines “barrel.”
a dialogue between Williams and town-
See JOSEPH, Page 6A ship officials and residents that could re- See ZONING, Page 6A
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Extortion
trial for
Less for Pa. shelters, hospitals in budget
The $27.3 billion GOP proposal zations serve children, the poor good either way.” year. children who have been sexually

ex-cops
and the abused. With counties reliant on prop- The Pennsylvania Legal Aid assaulted.
is slated for a vote in the
The House GOP budget, slat- erty taxes for revenue, many are Network’s executive director, People who operate the state’s
House later this month. ed for a vote in the chamber lat- going to be unable to make up Sam Milkes, said the House network of 51 non-profit rape cri-
er this month, would reduce the cuts in state aid, resulting in GOP budget would mean fewer sis centers say the current mis-

begins By MARC LEVY


Associated Press
HARRISBURG — A new
amount of money for hospitals
that treat the poor, shelters that
aid women and the homeless
and counseling for families, chil-
longer waiting lists for people
who need help, Cunningham
said Friday.
Michael Stoll, a spokesman
lawyers available to help the
poor who are trying to stave off
foreclosure or women seeking
protection from abuse.
match of demand for help versus
the amount of public funding is
as bad as it’s been in more than a
decade, said Delilah Rumburg,
Jury hears the opening $27.3 billion state budget plan dren and the mentally ill. for House Appropriations Com- Meanwhile, leaders of the CEO of the Pennsylvania Coali-
written by House Republicans “Do you want to put the pain mittee Chairman Bill Adolph, R- state’s rape crisis and anti-do- tion Against Rape.
statements involving two
would ease some of the spend- on kids in higher education or Delaware, said the committee in mestic violence networks said a “The most common theme is
former Shenandoah officers. ing cuts on schools and universi- kids in the county youth sys- some cases dealt 10 percent cuts loss of money would mean thou- they’ll have to lay someone off,”
ties proposed by Gov. Tom Cor- tem?” questioned Don Cunning- to programs to match the loss of sands of people are unable to get Rumburg said. “It’s the child ad-
bett, but it is worrisome to ham, a Democrat who is the federal stimulus budget aid, help, including assistance for vocates they usually lay off, and
The Associated Press county officials, hospital advo- elected chief executive of Lehigh which is roughly 10 percent of women applying for protection it’s critical that we not have
WILKES-BARRE — A jury cates and others whose organi- County. “The choices are not the state’s approved budget this from abuse orders or therapy for waiting lists for children.”
began hearing testimony Fri-
day in the federal trial of two

Gov. Corbett scheduled to undergo routine back surgery on Monday


former eastern Pennsylvania
police officers charged with ex-
tortion.
FBI Special Agent Allen
Jones told jurors that author- Operation at Allegheny ly caused by aging, is a narrowing fice said.
ities learned of former Shenan- of the spinal canal that can lead to "The analysis of his doctor was
General Hospital is part of his
doah police Chief Matthew persistent pain and decreased the time to do it was now," Harley
Nestor’s role in an illegal gam- treatment for spinal stenosis. physical activity. said. "He should feel 100 percent
bling ring after the arrest of a The surgery is being perform- better."
man on bookmaking charges. ed by Dr. Mark A. Fye, an ortho- During last year’s gubernato-
He said the bookmaker, Guy S. By PETER JACKSON pedic spinal specialist, and Dr. rial primary campaign, Corbett
Julian, provided evidence Associated Press Patrick J. DeMeo, an orthopedic was the only one of the six candi-
against several other people HARRISBURG — Pennsylva- surgeon. Updates on the oper- dates who refused an Associated
that ultimately led to Nestor. nia Gov. Tom Corbett is sched- ation and Corbett’s condition will Press request to provide a written
Authorities say Nestor uled to undergo back surgery be provided at a news briefing fol- statement from his doctor about
shook down bookmakers in il- Monday in Pittsburgh, his office lowing the surgery. his physical fitness to serve as
legal gambling operations be- said. News of the surgery came as governor.
tween 2004 and 2007. Nestor Corbett’s operation at Alleghe- debate over the governor’s state However, his campaign con-
and ex-Capt. Jamie Gennarini ny General Hospital is part of his budget plan for the fiscal year firmed news reports that Corbett
are also accused of taking a lo- treatment for spinal stenosis. He that starts July 1 is heating up in suffered a mild heart attack on
cal businessman into custody will spend a day or two in the hos- the Legislature. His proposed AP PHOTO Valentine’s Day in 1997 and un-
May 17, 2007, and locking him pital, but expects to return to spending cuts for higher educa- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett during a news conference. He will derwent an angioplasty to clear a
in a holding cell until his family Harrisburg by the end of next tion and public schools, as well as undergo routine back surgery in Pittsburgh on Monday. blocked artery. He had felt chest
paid them $2,000 cash. week, his office said Friday. his opposition to imposing a new pains and drove himself to a Pitts-
Nestor and Gennarini face a While Corbett, 61, is under an- tax on the booming natural-gas House and Senate. derwent a series of tests in prep- burgh hospital, where he was ad-
maximum of 20 years in prison esthesia, Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley will drilling industry, have drawn crit- Corbett decided about a week aration for the operation, but is mitted for three or four days, a
for extortion and a maximum serve as acting governor. icism from some of his fellow Re- ago to have the surgery, said his otherwise considered to be in ex- campaign spokeswoman said last
of 10 years in prison for con- Spinal stenosis, most common- publicans, who control both the spokesman, Kevin Harley. He un- cellent health, the governor’s of- year.
spiracy to violate civil rights.
Nestor was convicted in Ja-
nuary of falsifying police re-
cords. That case related to alle-
gations that Nestor and two
other Shenandoah policemen
helped a group of white teenag-
ers cover up the fatal beating of
an illegal Mexican immigrant.

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Peanut Sanfilippo, 13, passed away on May


9, 2011. Peanut’s ultra-friendly persona
touched everyone with whom he came
in contact. He enjoyed going to “work”
every day at The Ferret Store and later
Solid Cactus, where he would play with the
employees and bring happiness on even
the most stressful of days. Listeners to
his master’s pet talk radio program would
often hear stories of Peanut and his other
siblings, Donald, Freckles (both deceased),
and Baby.
Whether you were a stranger or a friend,
Peanut with his trusting demeanor, would
always greet visitors with a wagging of
his tail and a friendly lick. He broke all
stereotypes of his breed and was called “the
friendliest Chihuahua” by his veterinarians
and friends.
Our “Little Buddy” and best friend will
be greatly missed by his guardians Scott
Sanfilippo, Joe Palko, and Robb Warmouth
who will always cherish the memories,
good times and happiness Peanut brought
to our lives. He will never be forgotten.
In order that other animals may find a lov-
ing, forever home like Peanut had, please
consider making a donation in Peanut’s
memory to the SPCA of Luzerne County
via http://www.spcaluzernecounty.org/
or 520 East Main Street, Fox Hill Road,
Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18702.
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I N B R I E F MISSISSIPPI RIVER Opening spillway will inundate thousands of homes, farms in Louisiana’s Cajun country

Flooding farmland to save cities


By MARY FOSTER and HOLBROOK MOHR ous oil refineries and chemical plants small farms, fish camps and a drawling
Associated Press along the lower reaches of the Missis- French dialect — have already started
LAKE PROVIDENCE, La. — In an sippi. fleeing for higher ground.
agonizing trade-off, Army engineers Engineers feared that weeks of pres- Sheriffs and National Guardsmen
said they will open a key spillway along sure on the levees could cause them to will warn people in a door-to-door
the bulging Mississippi River as early as fail, swamping New Orleans under as sweep through the area, Gov. Bobby Jin-
today and inundate thousands of homes much as 20 feet of water in a disaster dal said. Shelters are ready to accept up
and farms in Louisiana’s Cajun country that would have been much worse than to 4,800 evacuees, the governor said.
to avert a potentially bigger disaster in Hurricane Katrina in 2005. “Now’s the time to evacuate,” Jindal
Instead, the water will flow 20 miles said. “Now’s the time for our people to
Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
south into the Atchafalaya River. From execute their plans. That water’s com-
About 25,000 people and 11,000
there it will roll on to the Gulf of Mex- ing.”
structures could be in harm’s way when ico, flooding swamps and croplands. The Army Corps of Engineers em-
the gates on the Morganza spillway are Morgan City, an oil-and-seafood hub ployed a similar cities-first strategy ear-
unlocked for the first time in 38 years. and a community of 12,000, shored up lier this month when it blew up a levee
AP FILE PHOTO Opening the spillway will release a levees as a precaution. in Missouri — inundating an estimated
AP PHOTO

Playmate’s body is recovered torrent that could submerge about The corps said it will open the gates 200 square miles of farmland and da- A street sign is almost submerged in
This undated photo shows actress 3,000 square miles under as much as 25 when the river’s flow rate reaches a cer- maging or destroying about 100 homes Vicksburg, Miss. The Army Corps of
Yvette Vickers, a former Playboy play- feet of water but take the pressure off tain point, expected Saturday. But some — to take the pressure off the levees Engineers will open the Morganza
mate and B-movie actress who ap- the downstream levees protecting New people living in the threatened stretch protecting the town of Cairo, Ill., pop- spillway for the first time in 38 years
peared in the cult movies ‘Attack of Orleans, Baton Rouge and the numer- of countryside — an area known for ulation 2,800. to relieve pressure on river levees.
the 50-Foot Woman’ and ‘Attack of the
Giant Leeches.’ The badly decom-

Glitch sets
posed body found in a Beverly Hills,
Calif., hillside home has been con-
firmed as Vickers and an autopsy
LETTING MONEY DO THE TALKING
showed she died from heart disease,

back visa
authorities said.

WASHINGTON

Mideast envoy will resign


H is two-year mission unfulfilled,
Sen. George Mitchell announced
his resignation Friday as the Obama
lottery
Nearly 15 million had entered
administration’s special envoy to the
Mideast at a time of turmoil in the hoping to win one of 50,000
region and fruitless attempts at Israeli- immigrant spots.
Palestinian peace talks.
President Barack Obama, accepting
the resignation, called Mitchell “a By MATTHEW LEE
tireless advocate for peace.” Associated Press
In a two-paragraph letter to Obama,
Mitchell said that he took the diplo- WASHINGTON — A comput-
matic job intending to only serve two er glitch corrupted the State De-
years. “I strongly support your vision of partment’s annual worldwide lot-
comprehensive peace in the Middle tery for U.S. immigrant visas and
East and thank you for giving me the the results will be scratched, the
opportunity to be part of your adminis- Obama administration said Fri-
tration,” Mitchell wrote. day, disappointing tens of thou-
sands of would-be immigrants
DAYTON, OHIO who were notified this year that
they had won a chance to come
Microwave mom is guilty and live legally in the United
States.
Jurors in an Ohio woman’s third trial
found her guilty Friday of burning her Nearly 15 million people had
baby daughter to death in a microwave entered the 2012 lottery hoping
oven. to win one of 50,000 U.S. immi-
China Arnold, 31, was convicted of AP PHOTO grant visas available under a wild-

S
aggravated murder in the death of tephen Colbert shakes hands and accepts one dollar contributions after filing with Federal Election Com- card program for people who oth-
28-day-old Paris Talley in August 2005. mission Friday in Washington. The comedian wants to grab ‘a megaphone made of cash’ so he can shout erwise would
Arnold could receive the death penalty. have little hope The lottery
out the demands of his supporters in next year’s elections.
The sentencing phase will begin Mon- of getting a cov- selects
day. eted U.S. visa.
Arnold’s first trial ended in a mis- Applicants for 90,000 win-

Gadhafi survives NATO airstrike


trial. She was found guilty in the sec- the random ners, a total
ond trial, but that conviction was re- drawing do not winnowed
versed last fall. An appeals court found have to have the down through
there was misconduct by prosecutors usual family or
and that the trial court made an error employer spon- attrition,
by not allowing a material witness to sor. The lottery interviews
testify in Arnold’s defense. Libya accuses NATO of killing 11 man Carmen Romero said in Brussels. selects 90,000 and educa-
Prosecutors have said Arnold in- Shortly before Gadhafi’s remarks winners, a total
tentionally put the baby in the micro- Muslim clerics in disputed eastern tional and
were broadcast, regime spokesman that is then win-
wave after a fight with her boyfriend. oil town in latest attack. Moussa Ibrahim claimed that NATO nowed down occupational
The defense had argued that someone had attacked Brega while dozens of through attri- criteria.
else was responsible. imams and officials from around Libya tion, interviews
By DIAA HADID were gathered there to pray for peace. and strict edu-
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, EGYPT Associated Press Ibrahim said 11 imams were killed in cational and oc-
First lady is detained TRIPOLI, Libya — Taunting NATO,
Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi said
their sleep at a guesthouse, and 50 peo-
ple were wounded, including five in
cupational criteria.
The software glitch caused
Egyptian authorities on Friday or- Friday he had survived recent airstrikes critical condition. what is supposed to be a random
dered ex-first lady Suzanne Mubarak and is “in a place where you can’t get NATO, responding to the claim, said drawing to select 90 percent of
detained over allegations she took me.” His government accused NATO of it had attacked a military command- winners from entries submitted
advantage of her husband’s position to killing 11 Muslim clerics with a strike and-control center in Brega. on only the first two days of the
enrich herself. on a disputed eastern oil town. “We’re very careful in the selection of 30-day registration period that
A doctor said she passed out on Gadhafi had appeared on state TV our targets and this one was very clear- ended Nov. 3, the department
hearing the news, and state-run Egyp- but not been heard speaking since a ly identified as a command center,” said said on Friday.
tian television later reported that she NATO attack on his Tripoli compound an official at NATO’s operational head- “These results are not valid be-
had been put in the intensive care unit two weeks ago, which officials said AP PHOTO quarters in Naples, Italy, who under the cause they did not represent a
at the hospital in this Red Sea resort killed one of his sons and three grand- Women chant anti-Moammar Gadhafi alliance’s rules could not be named. fair, random selection of the en-
community. children. In a brief recording played Fri- slogans during a protest in Benghazi, NATO has been intensifying air- trants as required by U.S. law,”
The detention order came after Mrs. day on Libyan TV, Gadhafi said he Libya, Friday. strikes in several areas of Libya against said David Donahue, the deputy
Mubarak, 70, was questioned Thursday wanted to assure Libyans concerned Gadhafi’s troops in a bid to weaken his assistant secretary of state whose
for the first time since corruption alle- about a strike this week on his com- he said. “I live in the hearts of millions.” campaign against a rebel uprising. One office oversees the lottery. “We
gations against her surfaced following
pound in Tripoli. NATO shrugged off the statement. of the recent strikes hit Gadhafi’s main sincerely regret any inconve-
her husband Hosni Mubarak’s ouster
“I tell the coward crusaders — I live “We are not targeting him, our targets compound in Tripoli, the capital, and nience or disappointment this
from the presidency in February. A
in a place where you can’t get to me,” are solely military,” alliance spokeswo- more strikes were carried out Friday. problem might have caused.”
security official said Mrs. Mubarak will
remain in the hospital for the time
being but was expected to be moved to
a women’s prison in Cairo.

VATICAN CITY Taliban keep fighting after bin Laden’s death


Old Latin Mass accessible Double suicide attack in Pakistan profiles in case peace talks prevail in Af-
ghanistan.
ground. I think the spring fighting, the
summer fighting will continue and it
The Vatican issued new instructions kills 66 parliamentary police
U.S. and Afghan officials have said will be worse than last year.”
Friday asking bishops and priest to recruits, sends strong signal. they hope the Afghan Taliban will use In claiming responsibility for Friday’s
make the old Latin Mass accessible,
bin Laden’s death as an opportunity to attack in northwest Pakistan, which also
but warned that Catholic faithful who
break their link with al-Qaida — an alli- wounded about 120 people, the Taliban
follow the rite must not question the
authority of the pope or the legitimacy
By DEB RIECHMANN ance the U.S. says must be severed if the said it was avenging the May 2 death of
Associated Press insurgents want peace in Afghanistan. bin Laden. It cited anger at Pakistan’s
of the new Mass.
Pope Benedict XVI had asked for a ISLAMABAD — A double Taliban sui- But Afghan officials and Pakistani ex- military for failing to stop the unilateral
study after he ordered wider use of the cide attack Friday that killed 66 paramil- perts say any severing of ties would not U.S. raid on bin Laden’s hideaway.
Latin Mass in 2007 for those Catholics itary police recruits represented the happen anytime soon, if at all. “The Pakistani army has failed to pro-
uncomfortable with the modern rite deadliest terrorist strike in Pakistan “The Taliban want to prove that bin tect its land,” Ahsanullah Ahsan, a
celebrated in the language of the con- since the killing of Osama bin Laden. It Laden’s killing did not really affect spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban,
gregation. sent a strong signal that militants mean them,” said Rahimullah Yusafzai, a Tali- told The Associated Press in a phone
Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico to fight on and to try to avenge the al-Qai- ban expert in the Pakistani city of Pesha- call.
Lombardi said norms were published da leader. war who has interviewed their reclusive In their communications, militants of-
to “reconcile differences” between The attack came as both the Pakistani leader, Mullah Mohammed Omar. ten try to tap into popular sentiments in
those in favor of restoring the Latin rite and Afghan wings of the Taliban have “I don’t think anybody is talking peace Pakistan, where anti-Americanism is of- AP PHOTO

and those who see it as a going back- been carrying out attacks to prove they at this stage,” Yusafzai said. “Everybody ten stronger than fears of Islamist mili- Pakistani Hamza Aapel, 23, was in-
ward. remain a potent force and bolster their is wanting to score something on the tants. jured in twin suicide bombs attacks.
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Hazleton Mayor Joe The price of an

SILVER
Yannuzzi, second ounce of silver
from left, shows off has fallen re-
the city’s new video cently. Mer-
surveillance system chants ex-
inside the Hazleton Continued from Page 1A pressed con-
Police Department. press on state Route 315 in cern the price,
Others who participa- Plains Township, nearly along with the
ted in the demonstra- value of coins,
matched Ochman’s quotes.
tion, left to right, are would continue
But King Tut’s Repair Hut on
Keith Maxwell, of to follow the
North Pennsylvania Avenue,
Northeast Remote downward
Surveillance & Alarm; Wilkes-Barre, couldn’t com- track of other
Yannuzzi; Hazleton pete. commodities.
Police Chief Robert The collection consisted of
Ferdinand and Coun- four Morgan silver dollars PETE G. WILCOX/THE TIMES LEADER

cilman Chris Puza. minted in 1882, 1886, 1887


and 1921, and two Peace dol- $26 for each of the Morgans. During the past 12 months
lars from 1924 and 1926. The prices varied because silver has climbed from a low
The Morgans were named of the wear on the coins from of $17.41 an ounce to a high of
after the designer George 1886 and 1887. Some of the $48.70, according to Kitco
Morgan and the Peace dollars features of Lady Liberty were Metals Inc., a retailer of pre-
were so named in commemo- worn smooth. So too were cious metals.
PETE G. WILCOX/THE TIMES LEADER ration of the end of World the feathers in the eagle’s But since reaching its peak
War I. wings on the reverse side of on April 28, the price has
set up to deter crime downtown. eras in the surveillance system The four Liberty Sterling the coins. slipped nearly 28 percent by

CAMERAS
Homeowners can purchase can be monitored from a police half dollars were minted in Ochman’s made an offer of Wednesday.
cameras for their properties that cruiser on a laptop computer. So 1942, 1943, 1944 and 1946. $22.50 on the dollar for the The 24-hour spot silver bid
can be connected to the system as an officer can monitor various lo- The coins came from large half dollars for a total of $45 tumbled to $35.07 on
well, Yannuzzi said. cations from a parked cruiser mintages, meaning many for all four. Wednesday, down by $3.38
Continued from Page 3A
Yannuzzi said he will wait to while on patrol as well as see were put into circulation. In The Roadshow matched from Tuesday, according to
in 2008. see if any additional merchants what a situation looks in advance addition, they are not solid the dollar prices, but offered Kitco.
Yannuzzi said approximately 10 purchase cameras before he and when responding to a call at a lo- silver, but made from an alloy $22 on the dollar for the half The merchants’ fears of fur-
other businesses in the city have the police department determine cation where a camera is located. made mostly of the precious dollars. ther slippage held up as the
purchased cameras that will be at which locations the city’s cam- The city of Wilkes-Barre’s vid- metal, according to the Coin- King Tut’s made a straight price sunk below $35 on
connected to the system as well. eras will be installed. eo surveillance system doesn’t Site web site. offer of $23 for each of the Thursday. However, it gained
It’s part of a public-private part- Yannuzzi said the city’s system have that capability, Yannuzzi Ochman’s offered $30 for dollars and $21.50 on the dol- back some ground Friday,
nership his administration has is unique in that any of the cam- said. each of the Peace dollars and lar for the 50-cent pieces. climbing up to $35.30.

ZONING
the Dallas Lions Club and the Dal- ing the facility is not the compa- Jim DeMichele, of Dallas 3,000 students at the four Dallas means, but she hopes the commu-
las Rotary Club. ny’s only option to address con- Township,saidhewouldliketobe schools nearby the proposed site. nity will stay on top of the issues.
“We are considering not only cerns. part of that discussion. “Hopefully they will find an ar- “When it is dragged out like
trying to develop our options … “Do you have to have every “I hope it’s good news,” he said ea for metering station far away this, there’s tendency for people
Continued from Page 3A
there are also engineering chang- piece of the meter station that we of the postponement. “They’re from everyone no one will be in to get distracted and lose inter-
cation of Williams’ proposals. es that might impact the public’s initially proposed at the meter heeding the public outcry of the danger where gas is passing into est,” she said. “My hope is for peo-
Humphreys said Williams thinking about the meter sta- site? No, maybe not,” said Hum- dangers and reasons why we do old pipeline,” she said. ple to remain informed, educated
would like to find opportunities tion,” she said. “All of that needs phreys. “Maybe there are differ- not want them back here.” Resident Karen Cigan, who and interested and that people
for public outreach in order to ad- to be a part of that dialogue with ent ways of addressing residents’ Diane Dreier, resident and Gas with her husband, Joe, has been don’t forget. We will continue to
dress the community’s primary township officials and residents.” concerns, but it really does have Drilling Awareness Coalition outspoken about natural gas ac- attempt to attend every meeting
concerns.Shesaidthecompanyis She said no alternate locations to come out of a dialogue between member, said she is concerned tivities in the area, said she’s not and attempt to carefully evaluate
pursuing discussion forums with have been designated, and mov- us and residents.” about the safety of the nearly sure what the postponement what’s going on.”

RESCUE
“She should be dead,” said Sarah Davenport, 23, of Luzerne, was out of each of them. and hearing about the progress Donna
Smith, 25, of Sweet Valley. Smith was town and was not able to attend a cere- “There were a couple of dry eyes in the has made in the months since the acci-
treated for broken ribs, a fractured eye mony Thursday night hosted by the Dal- house, but not many,” said Sandy Peo- dent was heartwarming to them, Sarah
and a partially collapsed lung. las Rotary Club. ples, one of the event’s organizers. said.
Continued from Page 3A
But her sister, who was at the point of The emergency responders who took Sarah Smith said seeing the respon- Though Donna wasn’t able to person-
partments and led by a Dallas Township impact, which was on the driver’s side, part in the rescue were honored and ders was both difficult and rewarding. To ally thank the volunteers Thursday
police cruiser, the ambulance transport- suffered traumatic injuries. Smith reeled awarded the fourth annual “First Re- be able to thank them for what they did night, Sarah said her sister is planning a
ing Davenport raced through the Back off the list, which included a fractured sponder of the Year” award. that night last June was important for picnic for June 12 and plans on inviting
Mountain and over the Susquehanna skull, shattered pelvis and broken nose, The volunteers received their plaques her. And important for them, too, she the rescuers as a thank you gesture. She
River to the hospital. vertebrae and ribs. from Sarah Smith and Susan Smith, the said. said she’s also trying to organize a blood
Doctors said that if Davenport would Two collapsed lungs rounded out the mother of Sarah and Donna, who was al- She said they told her that too often drive at the event, since Donna used so
have arrived a few minutes later, she checklist. She required 26 units of blood. so on hand to personally thank each vol- they do their job and never find out what much blood the night of her accident.
might not have survived. “She’s a miracle,” Smith said. unteer by reading a letter she wrote to became of their patients. Seeing Sarah

JOSEPH
investigation, including the man- Croner argued that the Citi- sources that businessman Louis The Times Leader. one Google click away from hu-
agement of the businesses. zens’ Voice violated commonly DeNaples of Dunmore and ex- In reviewing alleged damages, miliation,” Croner said. “The
“They simply assumed that ev- accepted journalism standards judge Michael Conahan may Croner recapped testimony of an next worst thing to being con-
erything bad that happened to and the paper’s own code of con- have been involved in the federal economist called by the plaintiff victed of a crime is having a
Continued from Page 3A
them after the articles were pub- duct in presenting uncorroborat- investigation that probed Jo- who estimated Acumark and Jo- widely read newspaper telling
search warrants related to Jo- lished was because of the arti- ed testimony from confidential seph, Croner said, but did not in- seph’s other companies suffered everybody in town that you’re a
seph. cles,” Abbott said. sources as fact, and that the sto- form Managing Editor Paul Go- between $2.463 million and criminal.”
“The argument that Tom Jo- Abbott added that Joseph’s at- ries made claims attributed to lias, who testified Thursday, be- $3.564 million since 2001. Following closing arguments,
seph was not at the center of this torneys failed to provide testimo- anonymous sources that were cause he chose to focus on Jo- The Joseph family has also suf- Van Jura allowed attorneys a 20-
investigation, was not a main ny proving statements made not substantiated in the case seph. fered irreparable damages, he day window in which to file sup-
player, falls apart as soon as you about him he alleges to be defa- against D’Elia. “When your reporter isn’t in- said. plemental findings of fact and
look at the warrants and the affi- matory were false. Croner also argued that report- terested in the truth, in the facts “Thomas Joseph Jr. and Tho- conclusions of law. He is not ex-
davits,” Abbott said. Joseph’s attorney, George er Edward Lewis showed malice … he leaves them out in his meet- mas Joseph Sr. wake up every pected to issue a ruling for sever-
The Citizens’ Voice, he argued, Croner, argued that “egregious against Joseph in his “purposeful ing with his editors, and then morning knowing that they are al weeks.
reported the undisputed fact that reporting,” not the searches, was avoidance of the truth.” two days later he prints it in the
there was an investigation into the heart of the case. Lewis testified that he “heard paper,” Croner said.
Joseph, and any damage to his Arguing that Joseph was a pri- whisperings” from confidential Lewis is now a staff writer for
reputation or loss of income for vate figure whose relationship
his businesses stemmed from with D’Elia was estranged by
that investigation. 2001, he claimed the series of 10
Joseph’s argument that his articles in sum painted Joseph in Positive 1. Did you know that closing
drapes or blinds on your win-
businesses were harmed by the
stories also discounts the effect
a false light.
“The court must read these ar- Energy! dows during hot weather and
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RUTH MILES, 94, of Main Leo E. Giovagnoli Thomas A. Jenson John M. Brody
Street, Pittston, died Thursday,
May 12, 2011, at Hospice Commu- May 13, 2011 May 11, 2011 May 12, 2011
nity Care, Dunmore. John M. Brody,
Funeral arrangements are
pending from the Yeosock Funeral
Home, 40 S. Main St., Plains Town-
L eo E. Giovagnoli, 79, of Duryea,
formerly of the Keystone Sec-
tion of Wilkes-Barre, passed away
T homas A. (Yencha) Jenson, 78,
of Tamara Hill, Ashley, died
Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at the De-
56, of Mountain
Top, died Thurs-
day morning,
ship. Friday morning, May 13, 2011, at partment of Veterans Affairs Medi- May 12, 2011, at
Kindred Hospital, Wilkes-Barre. cal Center, Plains Township. the Wilkes-Barre
JOSEPH BOBACK, 78, of General Hospital
Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a Tom was born on March 18, 1933,
Wilkes-Barre, died Saturday, May surrounded by
son of the late Americo and Louise a son of the late John and Mary (Par-
7, 2011, at his home. He was born his loving family.
Panatieri Giovagnoli. He attended sons) Yencha. He was a graduate of
in Plymouth, a son to the late An- Born in
Plains High School. Coughlin High School in Wilkes-
drew and Jennie Kratz Boback. Jo- Leo served in the U.S. Army dur- Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late
seph attended St. Vincent’s School Barre and attended King’s College John and Janice (Miller) Brody. He
ing the Korean Conflict. He was an and Wilkes University, where he
and was employed at Mercy and area coal miner for a number of was educated in upstate New York
First Valley Hospital. He was pre- studied business and music. schools. John was a member of St.
years. He was formerly employed by Tom served with the U.S. Navy
ceded in death by brothers, Gerald, Jude’s R.C. Church, Mountain Top,
Pagnotti, Old Forge, Beltrami En- from 1950 to 1955. He was a veteran
and Andrew; and niece, Deborah and the Sons of the American Legion
terprises, Eckley, and retired from of the Korean War and earned a pur- Mountain Post 781.
O’Boyle. Surviving are daughters, the Pa. Department of Transporta-
Mary Ellen Nawrocki and hus- ple heart for his valor and bravery. He was employed by the UGI
tion. Tom was also a member of the Dis- Pennsylvania Natural Gas Co.,
band, Jim, Swoyersville, Colleen He was a member of St. Maria cholas, Bianca, Anthony, Aftin, Bob- Jenson and his wife, Susan, of New-
abled American Veterans Com- Wilkes-Barre. He was a dedicated and
Weiss and Lisa Boback of Ed- Goretti’s Church, Laflin. by, Christina, Kimberly, Tyler and port Township; grandchildren, hardworking employee for more than
Dylan; brother, Vito “Ray” Giovag- manders Club.
wardsville; four grandchildren, Leo was an award-winning wine Lance J. Jenson and Macy Rose Jen- 20 years.
noli and his wife, Gloria, of Old Tom was employed in many sales
Christopher J. and Samantha maker who took great pride in cele- son; brothers, Edward, John and John lived life to the fullest and en-
Forge; sister, Diane Isopi and her positions until founding the family Myron Yencha of the Parsons sec-
Weiss, and Cody and Conner Bo- brating his Italian heritage by cook- joyed every moment with friends and
husband, Alfred, of Camp Hill, Pa.; business, Lance Chemical and tion of Wilkes-Barre; as well as 11
back; great-granddaughter Violet; ing and entertaining for his family. family. Our lives won’t be the same
sister-in-law Margie Giovagnoli of Equipment Co., in 1973. nieces and nephews.
sisters, Jenny Vitale, Helen Bo- He took great pride in curing Italian without him.
meats. Leo was an avid golfer and Laflin; as well as nieces; nephews Tommy was a positive and talk- A Blessing Service for Tho-
back, and Frances Setta; and niec- He is survived by his loving wife of
outdoorsman who loved to fish and and cousins. ative person who enjoyed playing mas will be held at 10 a.m.
es, nephews, and companion 34 years, the former Ruth Uranowski;
Funeral will be held at 9:15 his guitar and harmonica. He en- Monday from the George A. Strish
Frances Norton. hunt. He was an accomplished land- a daughter, Valerie Lindsay and hus-
a.m. Tuesday from the Ber- joyed weekend drives and motorcy- Inc. Funeral Home, 105 N. Main St.,
Funeral services will be held at scaper and gardener. nard J. Piontek Funeral Home Inc., band, Michael, of Wapwallopen;
He was preceded in death by one cle racing with his son. He especial- Ashley. The Rev. Joseph A. Kearney brothers, James and wife, Camille,
the convenience of the family from 204 Main St., Duryea, with a Mass ly enjoyed spending time with his
the Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. brother, Joseph. of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. will officiate. Interment will be held Hanover Township, and David and
Surviving are a son Leo Giovag- beloved grandchildren. in Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, wife, Cathy, Edwardsville; a sister,
Main St., Plains Township. Maria Goretti’s Church, Laflin, with
noli and his wife, Lisa, of Oneonta, Thomas was preceded in death Dallas. Family and friends may call Mary Neely and husband, Donald,
Msgr. Neil J. Van Loon officiating.
N.Y.; daughters, Lita Felkowski and Entombment will be in St. Mary’s by his wife, the former Patricia Wit- from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday and from 9 Plymouth; as well as several nieces
JOSEPH R. ‘CHOOCH’ GON-
her husband, Scott, with whom he Cemetery, Hanover Township. kowski; and a niece, Nancy Yencha. a.m. until time of service at 10 a.m. and nephews.
GLEFSKI, 84, a resident of
resided, and Donna Fowler of Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Surviving are his son Lance T. Monday. Funeral services will be held at
Swoyersville, passed away Thurs- 9:30 a.m. Monday from the Desiderio
day evening, May 12, 2011, at his Wyoming; nine grandchildren, Ni- Monday.
Funeral Home Inc., 436 S. Mountain
residence, surrounded by his lov- Blvd., Mountain Top, with a Mass of
ing family. Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St.
The funeral will be conducted John Koch Jr. Jude’s R.C. Church, Mountain Top.
at 9:30 a.m. Monday from the Wro- Adrian Stachurski May 12, 2011
Interment will be held in Albert Cem-
etery. Friends may pay their respects
blewski Funeral Home Inc., 1442
Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, fol- April 29, 2011 from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral
home. A Panachida service will be
lowed by a Mass of Christian Buri-
al to be celebrated at 10 a.m. in Ho-
A drian Stachurski, 19, passed Jawayohn Koch Jr., of Chestnut Street,
Hanover Township, passed
Thursday, May 12, 2011, at the
celebrated at 5 p.m. with The Very
Rev. James G. Hayer, of St. Mary’s
ly Name/Saint Mary’s Church, away Friday, April 29, 2011, at Byzantine Catholic Church in Wilkes-
283 Shoemaker St., Swoyersville. Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Barre officiating.
Interment with the Rite of Com- Center, Plains Township. Born July 20, 1960, in Wilkes- Online condolences may be ex-
mittal will follow in Mount Olivet Adrian loved hanging out with Barre, he was a son of the late John pressed at www.desideriofh.com.
Cemetery. Family and friends are his friends, riding his ATV, jet ski- and Patricia Kline Koch Sr. John
invited to call from 4 to 7 p.m. Sun- ing, skiing, and living free. He en- was a 1978 graduate of E.L. Meyers
day at the funeral home. A com- joyed his life the way he made it. He High School, Wilkes-Barre, and has
plete obituary will appear in Sun- had a good heart and loved helping served with the Pennsylvania Army
National Guard in the 109th Field
Patricia Alice
day’s edition of The Times Leader. people as much as he could.
He last attended Crestwood High Artillery, Kingston. He worked as a Koloski
JOHN ANDREW SOHA, 87, a School, and he was furthering his self-employed contractor.
resident of Pringle, passed away John was a member of the Amer- May 11, 2011
education to be a diesel mechanic.
peacefully Friday morning, May His love was working on trucks. ican Legion Post 609, Lee Park, and Patricia Alice Ko-
13, 2011, at the Department of Vet- He never liked staying home, as the Ukrainian Literary Society, loski, 63, former-
erans Affairs Nursing Center, he was an outdoorsman. He loved Wilkes-Barre. He enjoyed camping Funeral services will be held ly of Nanticoke,
Wilkes-Barre, surrounded by his going on vacations and spending and fishing. at 10 a.m. Monday at the passed away
and grandparents; aunts; uncles;
loving family. Surviving are a son, John Koch, Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, 21 N. Wednesday, May
time with his family. cousins; and nieces. He will be sin-
Funeral arrangements are Hanover Township; daughter Jac- 11, 2011, at King-
He always loved to party and have cerely missed by his neighbors Da- Meade St., Wilkes-Barre, with the
queline Nieuelder, Kingston; ston Commons,
pending and have been entrusted fun. He was such a sweet person, vid Bartuski and Curissa Amann Rev. John S. Terry officiating. Inter-
grandchildren, David Geiger, and Kingston.
to the care of the Wroblewski Fu- and he could make the worst situa- and all of his friends. ment will be in St. Mary’s Cemete- Born in Hazle-
neral Home Inc., 1442 Wyoming Sharitia and Somora Nieuelder; ry, Hanover Township. Friends
tions better. Private visitation and funeral brothers, Nicholas, Hanover Town- ton, on October
Ave., Forty Fort. A complete obitu- Surviving are his father Jerzy Sta- services were held from the Stanley may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday. 30, 1947, she was a daughter of the
ary will appear in Sunday’s edition ship, and Joseph and his wife, Lin- In lieu of flowers, memorial do-
churski; brother, Patrick Stachur- S. Stegura Funeral Home Inc., Nan- late Harry S. and Elizabeth K. (Ket-
da, Wilkes-Barre; as well as aunts; nations can be made in John’s name
of The Times Leader. ski; mother Katarzyna Stachurska; ticoke. trick) Baut. She was a graduate of
uncles and a niece. to the funeral home. West Wyoming High School.
She was preceded in death by hus-
band, Raymond Ronald Holup.
Surviving are her son Jeffrey David
John Fromel Jr. Milton C. White
May 12, 2011
FUNERALS Holup, Kingston; daughter Elizabeth
Ann Dougherty and her husband,
Neil J., Shavertown; two grandchil-
May 11, 2011
dren, Neil Raymond and Claire Eliza-
ALLEGRUCCI – Gloria, funeral 9:30 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. Mass of
M ilton C. White, 53, of Tunkhan- beth Dougherty; sisters, Mary E.
J ohn Fromel Jr., of Wright Town-
ship, passed away Wednesday nock, Pa., died Thursday after-
noon, May 12, 2011, after a long bat-
a.m. Monday from the Victor M.
Ferri Funeral Home, 522 Fallon
St., Old Forge. Mass 10 a.m. in St.
Christian Burial 10 a.m. in Holy
Name/Saint Mary’s Church,
Swoyersville. Interment with the
Sklaney and her husband, Edward T.,
Nanticoke, and Barbara A. Baut, Nan-
evening, May 11, 2011, at the ticoke; as well as a brother, Harry A.
Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. tle with cancer. Lawrence O’Toole Church at Rite of Committal will follow in
He was born on October 28, 1957, Prince of Peace Parish, Old Forge. Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carv- Baut, Las Vegas, Nev.
Born in Askam, he was a son of Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. erton, where full military honors Private funeral services will be
in Pittston, a son of Milton R. and
the late John and Elizabeth Hom- Eleanor Hoover White of Tunkhan- Sunday. will be accorded by the U.S. Navy. held at the convenience of the family
ick Fromel. He was a graduate of nock. ASHBURNER – William, memorial MUSTO – Bernice, memorial service from the Stanley S. Stegura Funeral
Hanover High School. service 11 a.m. today at Fern Knoll 9:30 a.m. today at St. John the Home Inc., 614 S. Hanover St., Nanti-
He was a 1976 graduate of Tunk- Burial Park, Dallas. There will be Evangelist Church, Pittston.
He was a World War II U.S. Navy hannock High School, and he has coke, with a Memorial Mass at 9 a.m.
Veteran, serving on the USS Eldo- military honors for William at the Family will receive friends prior to Monday in Saint Faustina Parish, Ho-
worked for the Tunkhannock Town- cemetery. the service.
rado and USS Klinesmith. He was ly Trinity Church, 520 S. Hanover St.,
ship road crew for the past 30 years. BUTTON – Ann, funeral Mass 10 O’LENICK – Ann, funeral 10:30 a.m.
employed by White Haven Center Nanticoke. Interment will be in
Milton was a very avid hunter, a.m. today in the Church of St. Monday from Davis-Dinelli Funer- Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton,
prior to his retirement. fisherman and skier, and there Jude’s, 422 S. Mountain Blvd., al Home, 170 E. Broad St., Nanti-
Mountain Top. coke. Mass of Christian Burial 11 Kingston Township. There will be no
John was a member of the Nan- wasn’t a day he didn’t have his com- calling hours.
ticoke American Legion, Knights panion Buck Wheat at his side. CAIN – Harold, funeral 11 a.m. today a.m. in St. Faustina Kowalska
from the Earl W. Lohman Funeral Parish/Holy Trinity Church, Patricia’s family would like to
of Columbus Council 6440, Pa. He was a member of the NRA, thank the staff at Kingston Commons
Home Inc., 14 W. Green St., Nanti- Nanticoke. Visitation from 9:30 to
State and Luzerne County Fire Po- Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Heather; nephew Tyler; and great- coke. Friends may call from 9 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral for their dedicated care and service.
lice Associations, the Luzerne Moose Lodge 1276, Elks Club, niece Emma. until the time of service today. home.
County EMA, and the Rice Town- Ducks Unlimited, Wild Turkey Funeral services will be held at CHAMBERLAIN – Ruth, memorial PATERNOSTER – Paul, funeral 11
ship Fire Department. Foundation and a former member of 9 a.m. Monday from the Sheldon- service 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the a.m. today from the Frank J.
Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W.
He was preceded in death by sis-
ters, Helen Sunder and Dorothy
the Factoryville Sportsman Club.
Milton also enjoyed volunteering Tioga St., Tunkhannock, Pa., with
Firwood United Methodist
Church, Wilkes-Barre.
Bonin Funeral Home Inc., 542-
544 N. Wyoming Street, Hazle- Emily M. Nilles
for the Damon S. Young Memorial Pastor Lorie Robinson officiating. COLEMAN – Robert, funeral 11:30 ton.
Englot. Interment will be held in Perrins
May 9, 2011
Races, named for a very close family a.m. today from St. Paul’s Luth- STEINSON – Fannie, funeral 1 p.m.
John and his wife, the former
Theresa Lecitshon, would have
celebrated their 30th wedding an-
friend who also lost his battle with
cancer.
Marsh Cemetery. Friends and fam-
ily may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday
at the funeral home.
eran Church, 316 S. Mountain
Blvd., Mountain Top. Friends may
call from 10 to 11:30 a.m. today at
Monday at the McCune Funeral
Home, 80 S. Mountain Blvd.,
Mountain Top. Friends may call
E mily M. Nilles, 78, of 136 West 6th
Street, Hazleton, died Monday,
May 9, 2011, at the Hazleton General
He was preceded in death by his Memorial donations can be made the church. from 10 a.m. until the time of
niversary on June 6, 2011. Hospital.
paternal grandparents, Ralph and to the Damon S. Young Memorial HEYLEK – Sean, funeral 11 a.m. service Monday at the funeral She was born in Hazleton, a daugh-
In addition to his wife, he is sur- Lottie White; and maternal grand- today at Maple Hill Chapel, 68 St. home.
vived by his daughter Mary Fro- Scholarship, c/o Peoples Neighbor- ter of the late John and Anna Emily
parents, Kenneth and Eleanor hood Bank, Tioga Street, Tunkhan- Mary’s Rd., Hanover Township. TAYLOR – Everett, funeral 10:30 (Leechak) Steber. She was a member
mel; and grandson Brian Ulrich; Hoover. Family and friends are asked to a.m. today from the Karl E. Blight
nock, PA 18657; or to a charity of the of the Parish of Ss. Cyril & Methodi-
sister, Arlene Meehan of Ply- Milton is survived by his broth- donor’s choice. go directly to the chapel at 10:30 Funeral Home, Wilkes-Barre.
a.m. UMLA – Walter, funeral 9:30 a.m. us at the Church of St. Joseph were
mouth; and brother, James Fromel ers, Kenny and wife, Patty, of Tunk- Online condolences may be sent she was a member of the Confraterni-
of New York; and numerous nieces JOHNSON – Audrey, funeral 2 p.m. Monday from the Harold C. Snow-
hannock, Pa., and Randy and wife, to the family at www.sheldonku- Sunday at the Hugh B. Hughes & don Home for Funerals Inc., 420 ty of Christian Women and the
and nephews. Bridget, of Tunkhannock; niece kuchkafuneralhome.com. Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Funeral Church Choir.
A Blessing Service will be Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. Friends service 10 a.m. in The Episcopal She was employed a number of
held at 7 p.m. Sunday at the may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to Church of Ss. Clement and Peter, years ago at the Beaver Meadows
Michael J. Mikelski Funeral Home, 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Wilkes-Barre. Friends may call Post Office.
293 S. River St., Plains Township.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m.
Barbara J. Chronowski KASE – Charlton Jr., funeral 10 a.m.
today at Church of Christ Uniting,
from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the
funeral home.
Emily was preceded in death by a
brother, Julius Steber.
Market and Sprague Avenues, VALENTI – Anthony Sr., funeral She is survived by her husband,
Sunday. Interment will be at the May 13, 2011 Kingston. Friends may call at the 9:30 a.m. Monday from the Nat &
convenience of the family. Robert; and the following children,
church from 9 a.m. until the time Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Michele Holincheck and her hus-
of service today. Ave., Wilkes-Barre. Mass of Chris-
OBITUARY POLICY B arbara J. Chronowski, 74, of
West Wyoming, passed away
Friday, May 13, 2011, at the Wilkes-
KOPEC – Robert, memorial from 2
to 4 p.m. today at the E. Blake
tian Burial 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s
Church of the Immaculate Con-
band, Michael, Hazleton, David
Nilles, State College, Pa., Marisa Je-
Collins Funeral Home, 159 George ception, Wilkes-Barre. Friends mo and her husband, Michael, Algon-
Barre General Hospital. Ave., Wilkes-Barre. may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to quin, Ill., and John R. Nilles, Hazle-
The Times Leader publish-
Born in West Wyoming, on May KOREY – George, prayer service 2 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral ton; and the following brothers and
es free obituaries, which 6, 1937, she was a daughter of the p.m. Saturday, May 28, at the home. sisters, Lucy Carsia, Allentown, Pa.,
have a 27-line limit, and paid late Kenneth and Mary English Mercy Center Chapel, Miser- WALL – Thomas, funeral 10 a.m. Wilma Rose, Nesquehoning, Pa., and
obituaries, which can run Wheeler. icordia University Campus, Dallas. today with services in the Carl J. Daniel Steber and his wife, Maryann,
She was a member of St. Monica’s All are welcome to attend. Savino Funeral Home, 157 S. Main Hazleton; five grandchildren, Ri-
with a photograph. A funeral Parish/St. Joseph’s Church, West KRAYNAK – Dorothy, funeral 9 a.m. Ave., West Scranton. chard Barron, Justin and Auria
home representative can call Wyoming, and she was formerly em- Monday from the Metcalfe and YEAGER – Lorraine, funeral 9:30 Wight, Emily Rose Jemo and Daniel
ployed at the Wilkes-Barre General Shaver Funeral Home Inc., 504 a.m. today from the Kopicki Holincheck; as well as several nieces
the obituary desk at (570) Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. Mass of Funeral Home, 263 Zerbey Ave.,
Hospital. Kingston. Mass of Christian Burial
and nephews.
829-7224, send a fax to (570) Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. in Our
Barbara will be sadly missed by Lady of Sorrows Church of St. 10 a.m. in St. John the Baptist The funeral will be held at 9:30
829-5537 or e-mail to tlo- her many friends and family. She Monica’s Parish, West Wyoming. Church. a.m. Monday from the Frank J. Bonin
bits@timesleader.com. If you was an inspiration to those who Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. ZELLER – William Sr., funeral noon Funeral Home Inc., 542 N. Wyoming
knew her. Sunday at the funeral home. The today in the Metcalfe and Shaver St., Hazleton. A Mass of Christian
fax or e-mail, please call to She was preceded in death, in ad- Christian Mothers are asked to Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Burial will be held at 10 a.m. in the
Samara; great-grandson Billy; as
confirm. Obituaries must be dition to her parents, by brothers, well as several nieces and nephews. meet in the funeral home at 5:45 Ave., Wyoming. Friends may call Parish of Ss. Cyril & Methodius at
Robert and Ken. Funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. p.m. Sunday to conduct a prayer from 11 a.m. until the time of the Church of St. Joseph. Interment
submitted by 9 p.m. Sunday service. service today. will be held in Calvary Cemetery.
Surviving are her husband of 52 Monday from the Anthony Recupe-
through Thursday and 7:30 KRUBITZER – Helen, funeral 10 ZEUNEN – Norris, graveside mil- Friends and relatives may call from 6
years, George Chronowski; sons, ro Funeral Home, 406 Susquehanna a.m. today from the Corcoran itary funeral services 11 a.m. today
p.m. Friday and Saturday. George and his wife, Caroline, of Ave., West Pittston, with a Mass of to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., in Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunk-
Obituaries must be sent by a Falls, David and his wife, Patricia, of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Jo- hannock.
funeral home or crematory,
Exeter, and Thomas and his wife, seph’s Church, Wyoming, with the
Plains Township. Mass of Chris-
tian Burial 10:30 a.m. in Sacred G en etti’s
or must name who is hand-
Robin, of Coatesville, Pa.; daugh-
ters, Jeanie Granteed and her hus-
Rev. Leo McKernan as celebrant. In-
terment will be held in Mount Ol-
Heart of Jesus Church, North End
section of Wilkes-Barre.
More Obituaries, Page 2A A fterFu nera lLu ncheons
ling arrangements, with band, Matthew, of West Wyoming, ivet Cemetery, Carverton. Friends LUDDEN – Leocadia, graveside Sta rting a t$7.95 p erp erson
Linda Ruggere and her husband, service 3 p.m. Monday in Moun-
address and phone number. may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at
tain View Cemetery, Harding. H otelBerea vem entR a tes
Mark, of Wilkes-Barre, and Kristine the funeral home.
We discourage handwritten MOORE – Carl, funeral at 10 a.m.
Supey and her husband, Sam, of In lieu of flowers, memorial con- today at the Mayo Funeral Home
notices; they incur a $15 West Wyoming; 14 grandchildren, tributions may be made to Candy’s Inc., 77 N. Main St., Shickshinny.
typing fee. Jessica, Matthew, David, Nicholas, Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort, PA MORRISSEY – Richard, funeral
Joey, Erica, Billy, George, Alex, Tris-
tan, Kaitlyn, Anna, Sammy and
18704; or the Kingston Senior Citi-
zens Center.
9:30 a.m. today from the Wro-
blewski Funeral Home Inc., 1442 825.6477
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Luzerne Council battles With 3 seats open, 4 Sugar Notch Democrats seek ballot spots
plan to chop 2 members By JIM MORRISSEY
Times Leader Correspondent
SUGAR NOTCH – Three in-
ed, “There is 52 per-
cent of the bor-
ough’s land that is
way it is, with integrity, honesty
and progress.”
Fillman, 77, is a retired Valley
also plans to develop a website
that will enable residents to have
access to documents such as
A petition by a candidate date for council in Tuesday’s cumbents and a political new- undeveloped and I Crest Nursing Home dietary council minutes, zoning regula-
Democratic primary, said the comer are seeking Democratic want to insure that aide. Patrick Dalton said he has tions, permit applications as well
would reduce the body from
borough has changed and so nominations on Tuesday to run it will be a community balanced been in government politics for a as general information on the
seven to five seats. should the size of the council. for three Sugar Notch Borough development.” long time. Dalton was elected borough.
“The population doesn’t jus- Council seats. Balakier’s major issues are con- president of the council in June His major issues include police
tify seven members,” she said. The three nominees will face tinued fire and police protection, 2010. protection.
By JERRY LYNOTT Council’s prior cost-cutting any Republican challengers in and he is striving to maintain bet- “The town is making pro- “We are left at times without
jlynott@timesleader.com measures support her reduc- November. ter relationships with surround- gress,” said Dalton, who is re- police protection, and I will work
LUZERNE – Some council tion argument, she added. Democrat David Balakier has ing boroughs. tired. to add to our police department
members are fighting back Pajor estimated the elimina- beenacouncilmansince1984.He Balakier, 54, is a retired service Henry Mleczynski is a new- so that every resident can feel
against a proposal to reduce tion of the two seats would also has served on the planning technician. comer to the political arena and safer.”
their numbers to save the bor- save the borough $2,400 an- commission and was instrumen- Regina Fillman was appointed he said he plans to bring fresh Mleczynski, 40, is a marketing
ough money. nually. tal in developing the zoning ordi- to council in June of 2010 when ideas to the community. specialist.
Five of the seven council She acknowledged that if nance for the borough, he said. Charlene Tarnalicki left her post. His promises to try to secure as Only one Republican, Michael
members and the mayor Fri- the court supports her plan Balakier said he is running for Fillman also was on council from much funding and grants as pos- R. Putnam, is seeking a nomina-
day responded to a petition by and if she is elected to office, another four-year term because 1984 through 1987 and was the sible. He plans to implement an tion from that party to run for
Kathleen Pajor that calls for her stay on council could be there is “a lot of unfinished busi- borough’s tax collector from1988 electronic records system to council.
eliminating two seats. short-lived. ness in the borough that I am in- through 1990. maintain all borough docu- Council members in Sugar
They said seven is better “I’m subject to all of this,” volved in, and I want to see it She said she wants to “keep the ments. He will keep residents in- Notch receive an annual salary of
than five and the legal chal- she said. through for the people.” he add- borough’s government going the formed on council decisions. He $960.
lenge to her petition is cost-

Snapshot
ing the borough money.
A hearing that was to be
The Times Leader
Photo Contest
held last month on her re-
quest had to be rescheduled
due to an error by a judge in Photo by: Steve Husted
advertising the proceeding.

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No new date has been set.
ach week we’re featuring a snapshot
But the council members
against the reduction plan to from your commmunity. Guess the
circulate a letter listing their exact location of where the photo is
reasons to residents. taken and submit your entry for a chance to
Mike Jancuska, council win a weekly prize.
president, joined fellow mem-
bers Judy Gober, Mary Ellen
Schell, Bill Turcan and Tony
Perzia, along with Mayor
James Keller, providing a Submit your entry to:
copy of the letter to The The Times Leader Snapshot
Times Leader. 15 North Main St.
Council members Kurt San- Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
tayana and Jason Tarreto were
not included.
“We give you more repre-
sentation. There is more di-
versity and experience,” read Prize:
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The borough has to deal
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1. Brian Benedetti, left, 1. Alice and Dr. John Bier-


Robert Gubbiotti and nacki with their daughter,
Jenell Stark Dr. Donna McLaughlin
2. Debbie Grossman, 2. Former Sen. Charles
left, Gary and Kevin Wo- Lemmond with Tom and
melsdorf Christine Pugh
3. Joel Zitofsky and Car- 3. Dennis and Dorothy
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KING’S
released the funds this week, One special exception is The planned
informing the school on Thurs- needed to construct a 49,700- $7.5 million
day of the decision. square-foot addition containing expansion
The money is coming from two classrooms and 3,795 project of
Continued from Page 1A the Scandlon
the same fund that is providing square feet of office space on to
that can be used for basketball, $20 million for the upgrades at the existing Scandlon Gymnasi- Physical
volleyball and other sports. the Lackawanna County Multi- um building. Another is needed Education
The new construction will be Purpose Stadium, where the mi- to construct a two-story 14,210- Center at
King’s Col-
added to the north and west nor league baseball Yankees square-foot academic building
lege would
sides of the existing Scandlon play. containing six classrooms and
more than
Physical Education Center. The “The college has had a tradi- 870 square feet of office space.
double the
facility will also contain offices tion of hosting community Variances have been request- existing
for staff and faculty of the Ath- events and the expansion of the ed to waive the required 80 50,000
letic Training Education depart- facility will serve our students parking spaces that are needed square feet
ment, as well as classroom more completely while giving by the additional classroom of space at
space. us greater flexibility in respon- seating and office space; to the facility
The work is expected to be- ding to the local community,” waive the front yard setback along North
gin later this month and should said Fr. Thomas O’Hara, presi- from the required 20 feet down Main be-
be completed by next spring. dent of King’s College. to 8.25 feet; to waive the side tween West
King’s College is responsible Before the work can begin, yard setback from the required Jackson and
for the remaining $4.5 million various approvals are needed 15 feet down to 9.99 feet; to West North
to complete the project, which from the Wilkes-Barre Zoning waive the rear yard setback streets.
has been in the works for a few Board. That entity meets on from the required 20 feet down
years. The Redevelopment As- Wednesday at 4:30 at City Hall to 12 feet; and to waive the S. JOHN WILKIN/THE TIMES LEADER
sistance Capital Program was and according to its agenda, it maximum allowable lot cover-
originally approved by former will consider granting two spe- age from 50 percent to 75 per-
Gov. Ed Rendell when he was in cial exceptions and five varia- cent in order to develop the
office, but it was Corbett who nces related to the project. 3.73 acre site.

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Editorial
STATE OPINION: GAS DRILLING

Gov. makes steps


in right direction
I
T’S BEEN A while since icy change
Gov. Tom Corbett earned a imposed six
pat on the back for any- weeks ago
thing connected with Mar- that punted
cellus Shale drilling, but two re- all violations
cent policy pronouncements notices writ-
are hopeful signs. ten by its oil
On April 26, he spoke out Corbett and gas field
against forced pooling, a prac- inspectors to
tice that permits natural gas the governor’s appointee, DEP
companies to drill under prop- Secretary Michael Krancer, and
erty even if the owner doesn’t a handful of other administra-
want to lease the land for that tors.
purpose, by “pooling” it with Staff at the DEP’s regional of-
neighbors who have signed fices grumbled at the March 23
leases. memo that informed them of
Proponents say combining the change and – after it was
the gas ownership interests leaked to the Pittsburgh Post-
makes gas extraction more effi- Gazette and other news organi-
cient, cutting down on the num- zations – a storm of protest
ber of drilling sites and the envi- from environmental organiza-
ronmental impact. Pooling has tions and businesses followed.
been a prominent part of the in- They feared the change would
dustry’s wish list and occurs in reduce enforcement of the
several other gas-producing state’s fast-growing Marcellus
states. The governor was cor- gas drilling industry and endan-
rect to liken the arrangement to ger the public.
“private eminent domain.” On April 27, the administra-
Speaking before the annual tion notified the Sierra Club MAIL BAG LETTERS FROM READERS
Appalachian Basin Oil and Gas Pennsylvania Chapter and oth-
Seminar, he said, “I don’t think
that’s right.” In limited circum-
ers that the authority of field in-
spectors is being restored, Center says gas drillers SEND US YOUR OPINION
gives more privileges to “public land.”
George W. Gross

should share tax burden Letters to the editor must include the Dallas
stances, the government has while administrators will retain
the right, by eminent domain, the ability to conduct reviews. writer’s name, address and daytime
to take private property for pub- That is as it was, and as it phone number for verification. Letters
Growing global demand
T
here is a debate in full force in Harris- should be no more than 250 words. We
lic use. Granting the privilege should be. burg over the taxation of natural gas reserve the right to edit and limit writers
to a business or a neighbor
would be a mistake, and the
Now that Gov. Corbett has
demonstrated his willingness
drillers in Pennsylvania (“Tax paid by
drillers disputed,” April 27).
to one published letter every 30 days.
• E-mail: mailbag@timesleader.com
• Fax: 570-829-5537
worries this reader
governor was correct in saying to roll back that policy, we wish

T
Drillers enjoy a very favorable tax treat- he United Nations’ Food Price Index
so. he’d stop clinging to his opposi- • Mail: Mail Bag, The Times Leader, 15
ment in Pennsylvania, as our center ex- N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 1871 1 has surpassed its previous all-time
The second recent pronoun- tion to an extraction tax on gas plained in a recent research report. Federal high, increasing in eight consecutive
cement by the Corbett adminis- drilling, given that a majority of incentives cut their state and federal tax months since March.
tration was a step in the right di- the public favors the tax and the bills, and oil and gas reserves are exempt The prices of sugar, corn, wheat, soy-
American at the moment of his birth,
rection. The state Department industry itself expected it. from property taxes, which is unusual for beans and oil have continued their trend of
whether that occurs in Hawaii or Kenya or
of Environmental Protection energy-producing states. inflation. These commodities account for
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on the Island of Doctor Moreau.
has rescinded a misguided pol- At least 80 percent of Marcellus Shale So-called birthers should be brave many of the foods that are consumed in
drillers in Pennsylvania are structured as enough to own up: Their issue has never the United States and abroad.
limited liability companies or partnerships. been President Obama’s citizenship or Grain prices and oil prices have been
QUOTE OF THE DAY Revenue Secretary Dan Meuser acknowl- place of birth. Their issue, if they can be showing signs of corresponding – as the
“I gave up worrying about owners edged to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that honest, is his legitimacy in their eyes. price of one goes up, so does the other.
drilling corporations are likely morphing These Trump-like, papers-please people One reason for this relationship is because
complaining about 18 years ago.” into such pass-through entities to avoid the could probably have devised no strategy of the biofuels and fertilizers that many
Bud Selig corporate income tax and pay the lower more certain to offend and insult our mi- crops require.
The Major League Baseball Commissioner said personal income tax rate on profits. norities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported
Thursday he wouldn’t set a timetable for approving Drilling corporations also have found They will now fixate on whether his that of the six major “grocery store food
a $3 billion television deal that would enable the ways to avoid paying corporate taxes. birth certificate is a fake, or his college groups” an inflation rate of 1.1 percent
owner of the cash-strapped Los Angeles Dodgers to make payroll at the Department of Revenue data from 2008 record would show he was too incompe- could be accounted for over that last few
end of the month. showed that only 15 percent of drilling tent a student to have, sans affirmative months. While this rate is not threatening
corporations paid corporate taxes that action, been accepted at Harvard. to consumers’ standards of living, it allows
year. Despite employing a much broader
OTHER OPINION: NUTRITION definition for oil and gas drillers, depart-
Nothing will satisfy them because the a healthy bit of skepticism and uncertainty.
One notion is certain: Global demand is
issue, for birthers and their apologists, will

Firms should stop


ment data for 2010 showed that only 178 forever be the dark skin on this man who, increasing for food and inelastic goods
out of 900 drilling companies (about 20 despite it, has dared to seek and win the such as oil. Also, arable land and cooper-
percent) paid any corporate net income highest office in our land. ative growing conditions are becoming
tax.

marketing to kids
Esther L. Clarke more scarce.
We welcome responsible drilling to the Lymanville, Susquehanna County The world needs to come together and
commonwealth but also believe that the compromise rather than kick the can down
gas industry can thrive – as it does in other
Shooting enthusiast says
the road. Scarcity is the new norm.

I
S THE CEREAL bowl half fish or eggs. energy-rich states – with a robust drilling
tax in place.
empty – or half full? For food companies to meet
range permit no bargain
Sean Tossi
When it comes to a gov- the standards, many would ei- Sharon Ward Clarks Summit
Director
ernment proposal to pres- ther have to forego advertising Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center

R Plant a tree today; future


sure food companies to volun- to kids entirely or reformulate Harrisburg
ecently, The Times Leader published
tarily change the way they mar- the food they market. an article about the Pennsylvania
Game Commission’s shooting ranges.
will likely hinge on it
ket fast food, candy and sugary It’s encouraging that govern-
cereals to children, it’s hard to
say.
ment finally has gone on record
with the fact kids are influen-
Reader believes ‘birthers’ This article made it seem that the only
people who should be using these “public
need to finally move on
D
A couple of weeks ago, an In- ced by advertising (why else state ranges” are those holding hunting eforestation is the removal of forest
teragency Working Group – in- would the industry spend $2 licenses. land, which thereafter is converted
If other state residents want to use them into a non-forest use. Massive defor-

I
cluding the Federal Trade billion a year on marketing to magine that it is 1961, and the revolu-
Commission, the Centers for kids?) – and that junk food is tions of the 1960s have yet to occur. You for recreation, then they will pay more for estation can lead to air and water pollu-
Disease Control and Preven- contributing to the childhood are an 18-year-old, Kansas-born white a permit ($30), than a hunting license tion, soil erosion, the release of carbon into
tion, the Food and Drug Ad- obesity epidemic in the U.S. girl attending the University of Hawaii. (about $20 for an adult license). A hunting the air and the extinction of various crea-
ministration and the U.S. De- That epidemic is real and it is You become pregnant with the child of a license allows a person to not only hunt on tures.
partment of Agriculture – re- serious: One in three American fellow student, an African, and you marry state public land, but also to use the rang- Deforestation contributes to at least 30
leased proposed guidelines children is obese, and many are him. es. percent of the greenhouse gas emissions
that limit the amount of fat, headed directly toward lifelong In mid-1961 you, a teenager and heavily I bought and paid for a hunting license each year. An estimated 30 million acres of
sugar and salt that can be in health problems because of it. pregnant, leave the United States, your from the time I was 12 until I was 66 and rainforest disappear every year.
foods marketed to children. The guidelines don’t go into husband, your parents, and zip off to Ke- had to stop hunting for health reasons. I If we don’t do anything about defor-
The guidelines say compa- effect until 2016, when many of nya in order to give birth, alone, to your am now 79. The article makes it seem as if estation, there will be problems later on
nies should advertise only today’s children will be teenag- first child, on Aug. 4, in an African hospital the $30 permit fee is nothing to pay; how- that we can’t solve. What will happen to
foods that “make a meaningful ers and their dietary habits will on African soil. After all, isn’t that what ever, when you only use it two or three future generations? Will there even be a
contribution to a healthful be much harder to change. most pregnant American girls of any color times a year, it is expensive. My wife has future generation?
diet” – that is, real food such as would choose to do, then or now? been target shooting since she was 16 and There are multiple ways we can correct
Philadelphia Daily News still likes to accompany me when we make it, but we have to act fast by planting trees,
fruit, vegetables, whole grains, Your physical location in the final mo-
ments of parturition is not pertinent to the a couple of outings a year. Now the addi- taking this issue to court and writing let-
EDITORIAL BOARD citizenship of your child, because you are a tion to our ever-increasing expenses is $60, ters to companies that practice deforesta-
RICHARD L. CONNOR MARK E. JONES
citizen of the United States, within which while our Social Security and other in- tion.
Editor and Publisher Editorial Page Editor you have lived for far more than the requi- come stays the same or decreases.
JOSEPH BUTKIEWICZ PRASHANT SHITUT site five years (www.law.cornell.edu/ The real injustice here is that a hunting Avani Pugazhendhi
Vice President/Executive Editor President/Wilkes-Barre Publishing Co. uscode/8/1401.html). Your son is an license costs less than a range permit, but Rice Township

MALLARD FILLMORE DOONESBURY


CMYK

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Local GOP endorses candidates


nately, tax evasion has become

MEUSER
the way of America; tax evasion
is a crime and we have a law en-
forcement governor.”
Continued from Page 1A Policing e-commerce
Republicans try to boost the budget returns state spend- Meuser said a priority of his
ing to 2008-09 levels. and the administration’s will be
primary turnout by also
The loss of billions of dollars to address the e-commerce and
releasing ‘voter’s guide.’ in federal stimulus money neces- use tax. He said the system now
sitated the move, he said. places the burden of paying tax-
es on items purchased on the In-
By MARK GUYDISH Education expenditures ternet on the consumer.
mguydish@timesleader.com The secretary noted that Cor- Meuser said making the com-
In an effort to boost turnout bett’s proposed budget increases panies more responsible will be
and help voters make informed the state’s allocation for basic a focus of the revenue depart-
choices, the Luzerne County education, but falls short of the ment.
Republican Party endorsed the last two years’ budget figures be- Meuser offer three scenarios
four candidates for county cause of the lost stimulus dol- for the future – a pessimistic sce-
judge who are registered Re- lars. He said state spending has nario, an optimistic scenario and
publican, and released a “vot- increased 38 percent over the the governor’s reality scenario.
er’s guide” of the 16 Republican last five years. The pessimistic outlook
candidates for Luzerne County “The budget eliminates 1,500 would include surging oil and
Council. state positions,” Meuser said. food prices, combined with high-
“We felt that the best func- “Now 1,000 of those are vacan- er credit; a deeper decline in
tion the Republican Party can cies that won’t be filled and the housing prices; weak unemploy-
perform for its constituents is other 500 are mostly in the De- ment and wage growth; and debt
to encourage voter turnout and partment of Welfare. Pennsylva- issues.
to provide as much education nia doesn’t have a revenue prob- The optimistic scenario would
as we can for every candidate,” lem – we have a spending prob- see a sustained economic recov-
party Chairman Terry Casey lem.” ery; declining unemployment,
said Friday. Meuser said his job is to take housing back on track, stabilized
Four judicial the Department of Revenue oil prices, lower food prices and
candidates are “from good to great.” He said his the GDP to climb.
registered Re- goal is to build public trust by The state would create com-
publican: Jim having the department become a mon sense regulatory reforms
McMonagle, Joe better steward of taxpayers’ and restructure education fund-
Saporito, Dick Hughes and Jim money. ing to focus on the classroom,
Haggerty, but all are cross-filed To accomplish this, Meuser educator and student. The gov-
and appear on both party tick- said the state must increase effi- ernor has proposed a one-year
ets. ciencies, improve customer ser- freeze on educators’ salaries – a
Casey said the main reason vice, enhance revenue collec- move that would save some $400
to endorse the four Republican tions and foster a competitive million.
candidates in a field of 16 seek- business and job-creation envi- Meuser said the governor
ing six available seats was “to ronment. looked “long and hard” at the
encourage the Republicans to “We have to make Pennsylva- $20 million state allocation for
understand who the registered nia a place that companies will the Lackawanna County Stadi-
Republican candidates are.” think of when they are looking to um project. He said the governor
The party had received calls locate or expand their business- saw a valuable asset with the po-
asking which candidates were es,” Meuser said. “The governor tential for long-term jobs and the
registered GOP and “this was a wants our tax laws to be en- improvement of the quality of
response to that.” forced evenly and fairly. Unfortu- life in the region.
The party did not endorse
anyone for County Council be-
cause 16 Republicans are seek-
ing nominations and there are
only 11 seats available, Casey
said.
The voters guide asked the
16 candidates the same eight
questions. Two candidates pro-
vided no answers: Bill James
and Joseph Gorko.
Some responses from those
who did answer:
• Seven of the 16 said they
have been registered Republi-
can since they were old enough
to vote: Gina Nevenglosky, Wil-
liam McIntosh, John Ruckno,
Joyce Dombroski-Gebhardt,
Michael Cabell, Rick Morelli

MEDICARE
ends there, even as a bipartisan
and Blyth Evans III.
group of lawmakers headed by
• All 14 who did answer said
Vice President Joe Biden is hold-
no when asked “do you have
ing talks on ways to tackle the na-
anything in your past of con- Continued from Page 1A
tion’s mounting debt.
cern, such as a criminal re-
The new report projected that Most Republicans and some
cord.”
the millions of Social Security re- Democrats in Congress have said
• Six said they have direct
cipients would receive a small, 0.7 they won’t vote to increase the
associations with county cour-
percent cost of living increase in government’s ability to borrow
thouse or county municipal or
their benefit checks in 2012. In without significant spending cuts.
local government authorities:
2010 and 2011, there were no cost The government is expected to re-
Nevenglosky, Linda and Ste-
of living increase in the checks be- ach its borrowing limit of $14.3
phen Urban, McIntosh, Ruckno
cause inflation was low. trillion by Monday.
and Kathleen Dobash.
A 0.7 percent increase would Geithner said Friday that Con-
• Six did not support the
not be seen by many beneficiaries gress should “move as quickly as
vote for the Home Rule Charter
because the extra money would possible” to raise the borrowing
that creates the new form of
be eaten up by higher insurance limit. He has told lawmakers that
government: Linda and Ste-
premium payments for Medicare. he can take steps to delay until
phen Urban, McIntosh, Cabell,
The actual benefit increase will be Aug. 2 what would be an unprece-
Edward Warkavicz and Eugene
determined based on the perform- dented default on the debt.
Kelleher.
ance of the government’s Con- Changes to Medicare, the
• Two – McIntosh and Evans
sumer Price Index. That figure health insurance program for ol-
– said they do not support a na-
will be released in October. der Americans, could be part of an
tionwide search for a county
Democrats and Republicans agreement to increase the debt
manager, the person to be ap-
agree that Medicare must be ad- ceiling. But Social Security ap-
pointed by the council to over-
dressed soon, but the consensus pears to be off the table.
see daily county operations.

VIGIL
crowd sang “The Star Spangled struck a guide rail around 1 p.m. nal at (Luzerne County Commu- ed so others could have a happy Chipolis’s child and choked back
Banner.” He was wearing a helmet, police nity College),” said Romani. life. And this is the example that tears as she briefly addressed the
The 19-year-old from Harding said. He remembered his nephew as we want to take with us,” said Ro- crowd.
died Friday from injuries suffered The accident remains under in- a good-hearted person who would mani. “He was a great guy and I loved
Continued from Page 1A
when he crashed his motorcycle vestigation. cut his grandmother’s grass with- Glycenfer, who wore a football him,” she said.
bell at one end of the field two Thursday afternoon on West His uncle, John Romani, said out her asking him to do so. jersey with Chipolis’s name and Patrick Flynn graduated a year
times and then six more times to Eighth Street in Kingston Town- the accident occurred when his Addressing the crowd, Romani number, and his parents, Steve ahead of Chipolis at Wyoming Ar-
signify the number 26 that Chipo- ship. nephew caught some gravel on said Chipolis was generous to the and Gina Chipolis, thanked the ea and recalled him as well liked.
lis wore as a Warrior. A bagpiper Chipolis lost control of his 2007 the roadway. end as an organ donor. people who came to the vigil. “Nobody ever had anything bad
played “Amazing Grace” and the Kawasaki Ninja on a curve and “He was just on his way for a fi- “Today in his final act, he donat- Glycenfer said she is carrying to say about him,” said Flynn.

Silver side up PHOTOS: PHOTOS:


Owners of vintage Lady Liberty silver Annual awards Wilkes-Barre
dollars looking to cash in their collec-
tions might have noticed her frown- dinner for Sal- City Council
ing, as the price of the precious metal vation Army hears proposal
has dropped in recent weeks.
CMYK

THE TIMES LEADER


SPORTS timesleader.com
SECTION B
SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2011

I.L. BASEBALL H . S. B OYS T E N N I S


DAN LEBATARD
Relievers Desperation shot helps OPINION

deliver Parkhurst win D2 crown LeBron’s


for SWB Between-the-legs return highlights the shape to win the District 2 Class 2A singles
vindication
has begun
title.
Wyoming Seminary junior’s win in 2A.
Bullpen men available are But that’s exactly what happened on Fri-
day at Kirby Park.
used after scheduled By DAVE ROSENGRANT After stroking the miracle shot, Scranton
starter Noesi joins N.Y. drosengrant@timesleader.com Prep’s Will Cognetti, Parkhurst’s opponent, AT THE BIG
WILKES-BARRE — George Parkhurst was taken by surprise. And instead of getting moment, his
practices unconventional shots in practice a game point for himself, he hit the ball into big moment,
By KEVIN RYDER everyday and said they’re only successful the net giving Parkhurst a game point. Two the villain-hero
For The Times Leader about 10 percent of the time for him. points later, the top-seeded Parkhurst closed bowed his head
PAWTUCKET, R.I. — So when the Wyoming Seminary junior out the 6-1, 6-2 victory over the No. 2 seed for and knelt like a
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre kept ran full steam toward the back right corner his first district crown. FRED ADAMS/FOR THE TIMES LEADER King humbled
Pawtucket at bay Friday night of the court and nailed the ball back between Parkhurst, who lost in the semifinals last Wyoming Seminary’s George Parkhurst before God.
with stellar pitching from a his legs, he never expected that he’d send it advances to the PIAA Class 2A singles The critics will mock this, of
patchwork staff to take the back over the net, let alone put him in good See TENNIS, Page 6B championships thanks to his district title. course, because that is the
opener of the three-game se- soundtrack that usually comes
ries, 2-1, in front of 4,512 fans at with hatred. They will mock his
McCoy Stadium. H.S. GIRLS SOCCER tears and his apology and his joy
Lance Pen- and his celebration, even though

Dawgs hunting for title


dleton, Ryan this moment, his moment, was
Pope and Eric heartfelt, and no amount of
Wordekemper criticism can ever contaminate
combined to the purity in that.
toss eight LeBron James was feeling
scoreless in- validation and vindication as the

2 nings
Scranton/
for beaten Boston Celtics stormed
to the locker room upon an era’s
YANKEES Wilkes-Barre Berwick earns at least a tie expiration, most of them turn-
after sched- ing their backs and refusing to
1
RED SOX
uled starter
Hector Noesi
for the Division 1-A crown,
with Coughlin still in the mix.
shake his hand. He has made
that walk before with that feel-
was called up ing, too many times, but the
to New York size of seeing his Decision start
earlier in the By JOHN ERZAR to be validated and vindicated
day. jerzar@timesleader.com like that — those damn Celtics
“We used WILKES-BARRE — Berwick walking off, broken, beaten —
the bullpen did its part Friday afternoon. literally brought the villain-hero
guys that Now all that’s left for the to a knee.
were available, and used all but Dawgs is to wait around a few Just one knee, though. Only
one,” said Yankees manager days to see what’s next. halfway there. There is more
Dave Miley. “They deserve a Bella Jaffin scored three times overwhelming to be done.
lot of credit.” and Jade Welsh twice as Berwick But it was just the second
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (20- defeated Holy Redeemer 6-2 in a round! Why would you celebrate
14) added an insurance run in Wyoming Val- like that for getting out of the
the top of the ninth on a sacri-
fice fly by Jorge Vazquez,
ley Conference
game, clinching 6
BERWICK
second round against an old,
injured team?! This is the grasp-
which proved to be the differ- at least a tie for ing lament of a laughing-but-
ence after Pawtucket (18-17) first place in Di- now-more-scared America as it
scored a run in the bottom of
the frame off closer Kevin Whe-
vision 1-A.
Berwick (11-
2
HOLY
slinks over to the Chicago Bulls
today, rooting and hoping and
lan and stranded the potential 1-1) will now REDEEMER praying that Derrick Rose can
tying run at third base. await the out- do what all of those Hall of
The victory was dampened come of Monday’s Dallas (8-1-2) Fame Celtics could not.
by the ejection of top prospect at Coughlin (10-1-1) game. A Give the Heat hater enough
Jesus Montero in the top of the Coughlin win would mean a tie time, and back the Heat hater
third inning. Montero was for the Division 1-A title and a into a corner, and he will figure
thrown out by home plate um- championship game later that out a way to make even Zach
pire Lance Barrett for arguing a week because the teams split Randolph the lovable rooting
called third strike that ended their two games this season. interest against this team.
the frame. Montero motioned “If we have to play, that’s fine,” But you might celebrate like
to his shoulder, indicating the Berwick coach Paul DiPippa James did, too, if you had spent
pitch was high, before getting said. “We’ll do what we have to so many months listening to so
do. I’m proud we finished on a many angry American voices —
See SWB, Page 3B high note, scoring six goals.” fans, media, former players,
Berwick would prefer not to former legends — mock and
play Coughlin next week for ob- shred a decision you made
MLB vious reasons. Then there’s an- about where to work. It is an
other factor. Jaffin, the WVC’s extraordinary weight he has

Buchholz gets
leading scorer, injured her left carried all season, as the radio-
ankle midway through the sec- active symbol for a team that
ond half and left the game. might be rooted against as

W as BoSox So avoiding Coughlin would


give Berwick the division out-
right and allow Jaffin more than
much as any in sports, so there
is going to be a disproportionate
bliss attached to this, too.

edge Yankees a week to recover before the Dis-


trict 2 tournament.
Redeemer finished the regular
Ten unanswered points.
That’s what James stuffed in the
mouth of Heat haters as he
By RONALD BLUM season 6-7. The Royals are also made the broken Celtics extinct,
AP Sports Writer in the D2 tournament, but will and it was like watching a sick
NEW YORK — Clay Buch- have to wait until the 10 seeds dinosaur fall to the ground with
holz won his third straight are set to see who and where a groan, felled by one angry and
start, Adrian Gonzalez and Ke- they play. inexhaustible man.
vin Youkilis homered, and the S. JOHN WILKIN/THE TIMES LEADER “It was Senior Night. This
Boston Red Sox beat the Yan- Holy Redeemer’s Nina Paoloni (left) and Berwick’s Caty Davenport chase down a loose ball during Plenty in the tank
kees 5-4 on Friday’s game. Davenport scored in the opening minute to fuel the Bulldogs’ six-goal first half. See SOCCER, Page 3B James played 46 minutes,
Friday night more than anybody on the
as the strug- court. But he had legs left for
gling rivals GOLF long jumpers and steals and
met for the dunks. James kept screaming as

Toms claims lead at Players Championship


first time in it happened, surrounded by his
New York this people in Miami, in the only city

5
BOSTON
season.
Buchholz
that loves him now, opening his
mouth wide at the feeling of
(4-3) was giv- closing everyone else’s, even if
RED SOX en an early Despite a lackluster history holes before making a bogey Fri- for just the moment.
lead but al- day and countered with enough And for all his narcissism, for
4 lowed Russell
N.Y. YANKEES Martin’s ty-
at TPC Sawgrass, he enters
the weekend at 10-under.
good shots for a 4-under 68, sur-
prising only because he has mis-
all the televised trouble and
echoing ego, it is interesting
ing, two-run sed the cut more than half of the that a humbled but validated
homer in the times he has played in his nearly UP NEXT James chose this night, perhaps
fifth. Youkilis’ By DOUG FERGUSON two decades at this event. the best and happiest of his
homer gave AP Golf Writer Watney did his best to catch THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP entire career, to finally apol-
Third round
Boston a 5-2 PONTE VEDRA BEACH, him. TV: 2 p.m. today, NBC (WBRE-28) ogize for how he exited Cleve-
lead in a Fla. — David Toms quit try- He started the back nine with Where: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. land.
three-run sev- ing to be perfect on a TPC back-to-back birdies, then gave He had never done that be-
enth. Sawgrass course that ap- himself a chance on every hole. fore. He had never publicly
With the Yankees threaten- pears to demand it. It led Watney missed four birdie putts am.” explained his Decision quite this
ing in the eighth, Daniel Bard to nearly perfect play inside 12 feet over his last seven Toms was at 10-under 134, way, with humility and grace
got Jorge Posada to end the in- David over two days at The holes, settling for 71 after open- leading a quality list of conten- and contrition. “Take my talents
ning with a groundout on a 101 Toms Players Champion- ing with a 64. His emotions ders at the biggest event of golf’s to South Beach” didn’t sound at
mph fastball. holds a ship and a one-shot showed what this place can do strongest tour. all like what he said after mak-
Jonathan Papelbon finished one-stroke lead lead over Nick Wat- for you. U.S. Open champion Graeme ing the Celtics extinct. Armed
for his sixth save in seven over Nick Wat- ney going into the “I’m not exactly happy,” Wat- McDowell, who had missed with the result, armed with the
ney headed into weekend. ney said, before ending his re-
See RED SOX , Page 4B the third round. Toms went 25 marks with, “I’m excited where I See GOLF, Page 6B See LEBATARD, Page 6B
K

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ON THE MARK L O C A L
C A L E N D A R
x-Tuesday, May 24: San Jose at Vancouver, 9 p.m.
x-Thursday, May 26: Vancouver at San Jose, 9 p.m.
BULLETIN BOARD
By MARK DUDEK
x-Saturday, May 28: San Jose at Vancouver, 8 p.m.
AMERICA’S CAMPS CLINICS
Times Leader Correspondent
Today's Events AHL LINE
H.S. GIRLS SOCCER Playoff Glance
North Pocono at Meyers, 1 p.m. All Times EDT Dennis Bonvie’s Battle Camp will
(x-if necessary) run from June 6 through 10 at the
A spectacular 14-race slate is set for tonight at the Mohegan Sun at B A S E B A L L CONFERENCE FINALS Ice Rink at Coal Street and feature
Pocono Downs, with a $60,000 Open Pace and $50,000 elimination (Best-of-7)
EASTERN CONFERENCE
By ROXY ROXBOROUGH instruction on power skating, body
for The Max Hempt Memorial headlining an exciting program. International League Binghamton 2, Charlotte 0 positioning, 1-on-1 battles, correct
Thursday, May 12: Binghamton 7, Charlotte 4
In the featured Open Pace of the week, I am going with St Elmo At A Glance
Friday, May 13: Binghamton 3, Charlotte 0 BASEBALL ways to give and take a hit, puck
All Times EDT Tuesday, May 17: Charlotte at Binghamton, 7:05
Hero. The 5-year old Western Hero gelding has had a storybook last North Division p.m.
Favorite Odds Underdog protection, agility, balance and
couple of seasons. He was beaten for the first time back on April 16 at W L Pct. GB Wednesday, May 18: Charlotte at Binghamton, 7:05 American League much more. The schedule is: mites
Yankees ................................... 20 14 .588 — p.m.
Woodbine, in an Open Pace, after winning an amazing 26 consecutive x-Saturday, May 21: Charlotte at Binghamton, 7:05 INDIANS 8.5 Mariners 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; squirts 6:30 to
Lehigh Valley (Phillies) ........... 20 15 .571 1
⁄2
Pawtucket (Red Sox) .............. 18 17 .514 21⁄2
p.m. A’S 7.5 White Sox 7:30 p.m.; pee-wees 7:30 to 8:30
races. The Pat Curtin-trained pacer looks to start a new winning Rochester (Twins) ................... 14 19 .424 5 ⁄2
1
x-Monday, May 23: Binghamton at Charlotte, 7:05
p.m.; bantams/midgets 8:30 to
p.m. TIGERS 9.0 Royals
streak tonight right here at Pocono. Buffalo (Mets)........................... 15 21 .417 6 x-Tuesday, May 24: Binghamton at Charlotte, 7:05
9:30 p.m.; adults (18 and older)
Syracuse (Nationals)............... 12 22 .353 8 p.m. TWINS 9.0 Blue Jays
Custard The Dragon is my top selection to win the one and only South Division WESTERN CONFERENCE Angels 8.0 RANGERS 9:45 to 10:45 p.m. Cost of the
Hempt elimination. The lightly raced 3-year-old son of Dragon Again W L Pct. GB Houston vs. Hamilton
Friday, May 13: Hamilton at Houston, late RAYS 8.5 Orioles
five-day camp is $199 and includes
Durham (Rays)......................... 22 14 .611 —
was just devastating in a division of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes just Gwinnett (Braves) ................... 19 15 .559 2 Sunday, May 15: Hamilton at Houston, 5:05 p.m.
YANKEES 8.5 Red Sox
a Bonvie Battle Camp Jersey. For
Tuesday, May 17: Houston at Hamilton, 7:30 p.m.
last week at Harrah’s Chester. The George Teague-trained pupil took Charlotte (White Sox) ............. 15 19 .441 6 Wednesday, May 18: Houston at Hamilton, 7:30 more information, or to register,
National League
Norfolk (Orioles) ...................... 13 22 .371 8 ⁄2
1
p.m. contact the Ice Rink at Coal Street
the lead right off the start and never looked back, winning as much West Division x-Friday, May 20: Houston at Hamilton, 7:30 p.m. Marlins 8.0 NATIONALS
x-Sunday, May 22: Hamilton at Houston, 5:05 p.m. at 208-9471.
the best in a very-fast mile of 1:51.1. If he races as he did in that victory, W L Pct. GB
x-Tuesday, May 24: Hamilton at Houston, 8:05 p.m. BRAVES 8.5 Phillies
Columbus (Indians)................ 25 9 .735 — Electric City Baseball and Softball
no one will touch him. Louisville (Reds) .................... 21 14 .600 41⁄2 ROCKIES 8.5 Padres
Academy will conduct its annual
BEST BET: NEW RELEASE (5TH) Toledo (Tigers)....................... 17 19
Indianapolis (Pirates) ............. 12 23
.472 9
.343 131⁄2 N A S C A R Mets 8.0 ASTROS summer baseball camp with base-
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7 Urjokin A M.Kakaley 2-2-8 Burke-Kakaley team for opener 3-1 Toledo 2, Gwinnett 1
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Durham at Syracuse, 2 p.m. 9. (4) Ron Hornaday Jr., Chevrolet, 200, 87.7, 35. Sunday the Valley Tennis and Swim Club.
Buffalo at Louisville, 2:05 p.m. 10. (1) Justin Marks, Chevrolet, 200, 84.3, 34.
2 Austin’s Jon Jon B.Simpson 1-2-2 Tries claiming ranks 8-1 Toledo at Gwinnett, 2:05 p.m. 11. (7) Johnny Sauter, Chevrolet, 200, 84.9, 33.
CANUCKS -160/ Sharks Camp will be instructed by Rocky
7 Dr Cal M.Kakaley 3-3-7 Too little, too late 20-1 Columbus at Indianapolis, 2:05 p.m. +140
6 You’re Next M.Romano 7-1-7 I’ll pass 6-1 Rochester at Charlotte, 2:15 p.m.
12. (19) David Starr, Toyota, 200, 88.6, 33. Bonomo and Brian Morrow. For
13. (23) Max Papis, Toyota, 200, 62.1, 31. Bruins -135/ Lightning
4 Pathway Dot Com A.McCarthy 7-2-4 Out of his league 15-1 14. (16) Jason White, Chevrolet, 200, 57.9, 31. +115
more information, call 696-2769.
Third-$13,000 Clm.Pace;clm.price $15,000
2 Anais Kicker M.Kakaley 6-1-2 Makes amends for miscue 3-1
B A S K E T B A L L 15. (31) Ryan Sieg, Chevrolet, 200, 59.6, 29.
16. (13) Nelson Piquet Jr., Chevrolet, accident, 199,
Rock Recreation Center will be
4 Fox Valley Breeze B.Simpson 2-9-3 Just missed vs Raider 4-1 77.5, 28. Home teams in capital letters. holding its ninth annual Summer
1 I Ride Western A.Merriman 3-7-7 Aaron in from Meadows 9-2 NBA 17. (24) Timothy Peters, Toyota, accident, 199, Basketball Camp. The camps are
8 Lightning Moon G.Napolitano 3-1-2 Weaker Pena trainee 7-2 68.1, 28.
9 Major Macho D.Palone 4-4-1 Palone catch drives 6-1 Playoff Glance 18. (29) Chris Fontaine, Chevrolet, 199, 46.1, 26. open to girls and boys Pre-K
3 Kaydon Begone A.McCarthy 4-4-5 Gone indeed 8-1 All Times EDT 19. (25) Shane Sieg, Chevrolet, 197, 71.6, 25.
6 Behind Enemy Lines L.Stalbaum 8-3-3 N.Y. invader 15-1 FIRST ROUND 20. (26) Clay Rogers, Chevrolet, 197, 49.6, 24. through 6th grade. Dates and
(Best-of-7) 21. (9) Parker Kligerman, Dodge, 197, 95.5, 23. Third - $6,100 Trot 1:58.2 times are: Pre-K - 1st Grade, weeks
7 Tyree M.Romano 4-4-5 Roughed up 10-1 5-Jeff’s Night Out (An Napolitano) 4.20 2.20 2.10
5 Basilio Blue Chip T.Buter 8-8-6 Auto-toss 20-1 (x-if necessary) 22. (21) Johanna Long, Toyota, drive shaft, 192,
CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS 60.9, 23. 8-Bar None (Ma Romano) 4.40 2.10 of June 27 and July 25, 9 a.m.
Fourth-$4,600 Clm.Pace;clm.price $5,000 3-Ashwood Diamond (To Schadel) 7.40
2 Bullvillelightning L.Stalbaum 1-2-4 Solid five claimer 5-2 (Best-of-7) 23. (6) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 189, 87, 21.
EXACTA (5-8) $18.60 through noon; 2nd and 3rd Grade,
24. (11) Craig Goess, Toyota, accident, 181, 52.7, TRIFECTA (5-8-3) $192.20
1 Mon Ami Hall W.Mann 1-4-5 Benefits from the draw 7-2 EASTERN CONFERENCE 20. weeks of July 11 and Aug. 1, 9 a.m.
4 Rolling On M.Kakaley 3-5-4 Rounds out the triple 6-1 Chicago 4, Atlanta 2 SUPERFECTA (5-8-3-7) $1,718.20
25. (12) Justin Lofton, Toyota, accident, 177, 74.9, Scratched: Triple T Dawn through 3 p.m.; 4th through 6th
9 Don’t Tell Barbara T.Buter 2-2-3 Nine post kills 5-1 Monday, May 2: Atlanta 103, Chicago 95 19.
3 Savvy Hawk J.Taggart 6-5-3 Taggart having OK season 8-1 Wednesday, May 4: Chicago 86, Atlanta 73 26. (35) Norm Benning, Chevrolet, overheating, 94, Grade, weeks of July 18 and Aug. 8,
6 Mattnipulator J.Pavia 1-7-2 Just romped at Monti 4-1 Friday, May 6: Chicago 99, Atlanta 82 Fourth - $6,100 Pace 1:55.3
33.9, 18.
8 Roger The Savage B.Simpson 7-3-5 Gobbled up 12-1 Sunday, May 8: Atlanta 100, Chicago 88 27. (15) Todd Bodine, Toyota, ignition, 85, 45.9, 17.
8-Pilgrims Haley (La Stalbaum) 10.80 9.20 4.80 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. All 9 a.m.
7 Lifetime Louie M.Romano 6-4-3 Not won in a few yrs 15-1 Tuesday, May 10: Chicago 95, Atlanta 83 2-Atlantic Filly (Jo Pavia Jr) 9.80 4.00
5 Caiden’s Colt J.Siegelman 8-9-3 Jim makes rare drive 20-1 Thursday, May 12: Chicago 93, Atlanta 73
28. (27) Miguel Paludo, Toyota, accident, 73, 42.5, 6-Rusty’s Martini (An McCarthy) 6.20 through 3 p.m. camps include
16. EXACTA (8-2) $76.60
Fifth-$21,000 Cond.Pace;n/w $22,000 last 5 Miami 4, Boston 1 29. (20) Ricky Carmichael, Chevrolet, accident, 71, TRIFECTA (8-2-6) $310.40
swimming at Valley Tennis and
Sunday, May 1: Miami 99, Boston 90
3 New Release G.Napolitano 1-1-1 On fire!! 5-2
Tuesday, May 3: Miami 102, Boston 91
57.3, 15. SUPERFECTA (8-2-ALL-ALL) $381.40 Swim Club. Early registration
6 Real Motivation A.Napolitano 1-7-6 Impressed in PD debut 9-2 30. (18) Brad Sweet, Chevrolet, accident, 54, 51.1,
4 Mr Excellent H.Parker 2-4-1 Found his stride 4-1
Saturday, May 7: Boston 97, Miami 81 14. Fifth - $13,000 Trot 1:56.1 discounts if you register by June 1.
Monday, May 9: Miami 98, Boston 90, OT
5 Sheer Brilliance D.Palone 3-1-3 Can fly early on 3-1 Wednesday, May 11: Miami 97, Boston 87 31. (33) Johnny Chapman, Chevrolet, transmission, 3-Monsignor Flan (Ma Kakaley) 3.00 2.20 2.10 For more information, contact the
8 Lislea Moran B.Simpson 3-5-3 Back from Buffalo 12-1 31, 32.9, 0. 4-Smooth Power (Pa Berry) 2.60 2.60
7 Rockin The House M.Kakaley 3-5-5 Needs more at the end 6-1
WESTERN CONFERENCE 32. (30) Chris Jones, Chevrolet, overheating, 27, 7-Political Muscle (La Stalbaum) 3.80 Rock Rec Center at 696-2769 or
Dallas 4, L.A. Lakers 0 36.5, 12. EXACTA (3-4) $8.00
1 Beauty And A Beast D.Ingraham 6-1-2 Claimed 4 straight starts 10-1
Monday, May 2: Dallas 96, L.A. Lakers 94 33. (34) Carl Long, Chevrolet, brakes, 15, 31.7, 0. TRIFECTA (3-4-7) $58.40
www.rockrec.org.
2 Hello And Goodbye A.Merriman 6-8-3 Say goodbye 15-1
Wednesday, May 4: Dallas 93, L.A. Lakers 81 34. (28) J.R. Fitzpatrick, Ford, accident, 5, 33.5, 0. SUPERFECTA (3-4-7-6) $160.00
Sixth-$16,000 Clm.Pace;clm.price $20,000 Friday, May 6: Dallas 98, L.A. Lakers 92 35. (32) Mike Garvey, Chevrolet, radiator, 2, 31.5, 9. PICK 3 (5-8-3) $89.40
6 Caviart Spencer M.Kakaley 2-3-7 Darkhorse of the night 9-2 Sunday, May 8: Dallas 122, L.A. Lakers 86 36. (36) Chris Lafferty, Chevrolet, engine, 2, 29.7, MEETINGS
4 Bettor Watch Him L.Stalbaum 1-5-4 Big win vs easier 7-2 Oklahoma City 3, Memphis 2 8. Sixth - $9,000 Pace 1:53.4
7 Zander Massimo G.Napolitano 3-1-1 One to catch 3-1 Sunday, May 1: Memphis 114, Oklahoma City 101 3-Joans Bad Boy (Jo Pavia Jr) 12.40 4.80 4.20
Race Statistics
3 Persuader Raider D.Palone 1-1-5 Looms from the pocket 4-1 Tuesday, May 3: Oklahoma City 111, Memphis 102 Average Speed of Race Winner: 99.695 mph. 5-Fox Valley Largo (La Stalbaum) 4.40 3.20 Wyoming Area Softball Parents
2 Tinys Million K.Sizer 2-5-5 Just missed in most recent 8-1 Saturday, May 7: Memphis 101, Oklahoma City 93, 4-Zarachino (An Napolitano) 3.40
1 Artist Point T.Buter 6-7-2 Carved up 10-1 OT
Time of Race: 2 hours, 0 minutes, 22 seconds.
EXACTA (3-5) $53.20 Association will conduct a meet-
Margin of Victory: Under Caution.
5 Bugatti Hanover A.Napolitano 1-8-9 Missed a few months 5-1 Monday, May 9: Oklahoma City 133, Memphis 123,
Caution Flags: 9 for 41 laps. TRIFECTA (3-5-4) $138.20 ing at 7:30 p.m. on Monday at 7:30
8 Marks Pacific C.Callahan 8-4-8 Last again 12-1 3OT SUPERFECTA (3-5-4-9) $1,260.40
Seventh-$13,000 Clm.Pace;clm.price $15,000 Wednesday, May 11: Oklahoma City 99, Memphis Lead Changes: 11 among 8 drivers. p.m. at Sabatini’s Pizza, Exeter.
72 Lap Leaders: K.Harvick 1-17; K.Busch 18-124; Seventh - $6,100 Trot 1:56.4
3 Grinning Breed J.Pavia 3-4-2 Moves in and scores 3-1 Friday, May 13: Oklahoma City at Memphis, late K.Harvick 125; M.Crafton 126-138; D.Starr 139-149; 1-Fast Vacation (Jo Pavia Jr) 5.40 2.80 2.40
Topic of discussion will be the
6 Badlands And Art P.Berry 5-3-3 In number at a price 10-1 x-Sunday, May 15: Memphis at Oklahoma City, 3:30 T.Peters 150; J.Long 151-152; K.Busch 153-156; upcoming banquet. Parents of
4-Spicy Caviar (Ro Pierce) 2.80 2.20
7 Outlaw Blues J.Taggart 2-6-1 Recent claim for Quinn 8-1 p.m. J.White 157-160; C.Whitt 161-183; K.Busch 5-Funny Briefs (La Stalbaum) 4.60
8 Sody’s Moonshine T.Buter 5-3-2 Loves to close from clouds 4-1 CONFERENCE FINALS 184-200. EXACTA (1-4) $11.60 players from seventh through 12th
2 Modern Desire G.Napolitano 8-6-4 Back from ‘toga 7-2 Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps
1 Pick A Trail L.Stalbaum 6-2-9 Take another direction 6-1 (Best-of-7) Led): K.Busch, 3 times for 128 laps; C.Whitt, 1 time
TRIFECTA (1-4-5) $74.60 grade are urged to attend.
EASTERN CONFERENCE SUPERFECTA (1-4-5-9) $114.00
4 Southwind Irvin D.Palone 9-3-5 Little since the purchase 9-2 for 23 laps; K.Harvick, 2 times for 18 laps; M.Craf- Scratched: Tactical Advantage
5 Windemere Royal C.Callahan 5-9-8 Out to sea 15-1 Chicago vs. Miami ton, 1 time for 13 laps; D.Starr, 1 time for 11 laps;
9 Sri Panka A.McCarthy 6-6-9 Struggling 20-1 Sunday, May 15: Miami at Chicago, 8 p.m. J.White, 1 time for 4 laps; J.Long, 1 time for 2 laps; Eighth - $60,000 Trot 1:53.2
REGISTRATIONS/TRYOUTS
Eighth-$60,000 Open Pace Wednesday, May 18: Miami at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. T.Peters, 1 time for 1 lap. 6-Autumn Escapade (Ra Schnittker) 3.40 2.20 2.20
Sunday, May 22: Chicago at Miami, 8:30 p.m. Top 10 in Points: 1. M.Crafton, 225; 2. J.Sauter, 5-Summertime Yankee (Ty Buter) 3.20 2.60
1 St Elmo Hero G.Napolitano 8-1-2 A fan favorite 3-1 Tuesday, May 24: Chicago at Miami, 8:30 p.m. Back Mountain Junior American
7 Whiskey Pete P.Berry 1-2-4 True racehorse 6-1 220; 3. C.Whitt, 218; 4. R.Hornaday Jr., 217; 5. 1-Mystical Starlight (An McCarthy) 3.00
x-Thursday, May 26: Miami at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. T.Peters, 212; 6. A.Dillon, 203; 7. M.Papis, 173; 8.
2 Vintage Master D.Palone 3-1-5 Late on arrival 7-2 x-Saturday, May 28: Chicago at Miami, 8:30 p.m. C.Rogers, 168; 9. T.Bodine, 165; 10. B.Gaughan,
EXACTA (6-5) $17.60 Legion Baseball will conduct its
3 One More Laugh A.McCarthy 1-5-2 Still hard one to figure out 5-2 TRIFECTA (6-5-1) $57.40
6 Golden Receiver J.Pavia 1-3-2 Loves this track 9-2
x-Monday, May 30: Miami at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. 164. SUPERFECTA (6-5-1-4) $214.80 final tryout/signups for the 2011
WESTERN CONFERENCE
4 Legal Litigator A.Merriman 2-6-4 New one to the Downs 8-1 TBD Ninth - $13,000 Pace 1:52.0
season from 6 to 7 p.m. today at
5 I’m Confident T.Buter 3-2-1 Tyler upset in the F&M Open 12-1 Dallas vs. Oklahoma City-Memphis winner 7-Wesley Snip (Ge Napolitano Jr) 2.80 2.10 2.10 the Back Mountain Little League
Ninth-$16,000 Clm.Hndcp Pace;clm.price $15-20,000 If the Oklahoma City-Memphis series concludes in
6 games or less:
G O L F 3-Alilability (Sa Dalia) 9.20 4.20
upper field. Junior Legion eligi-
4 Snap Out Of It A.Napolitano 4-5-2 Very worthy at a price 8-1 8-Pence Hanover (Ty Buter) 7.60
8 Raven Rocket G.Napolitano 2-4-2 Consistent as they come 7-2 Sunday, May 15: Oklahoma City-Memphis winner at EXACTA (7-3) $33.60 bility ages are 13 through 15 and for
2 Pappy D.Palone 7-3-6 Note the driver change 4-1 Dallas, 3:30 p.m. PGA Tour TRIFECTA (7-3-8) $267.20
3 Wholeftthegateopen B.Simpson 5-7-4 It’s closing fast 9-2 Tuesday, May 17: Oklahoma City-Memphis winner SUPERFECTA (7-3-8-ALL) $338.40 players living within the Dallas and
at Dallas, 9 p.m. The Players Championship Par Scores PICK 4 (3-1-6-7 (4 Out of 4)) $150.40
5 Im An Eyre NZ J.Pavia 5-5-2 Winless in 14 previous 10-1 Lake-Lehman school districts. For
6 Native Lightning T.Buter 3-8-5 Last qtrs kill him 3-1 Saturday, May 21: Dallas at Oklahoma City-Mem- Friday
7 Boo’s Boy A.Santeramo 7-9-9 Vet fallen on hard times 5-1 phis winner, 9 p.m. At TPC Sawgrass - Stadium Course Tenth - $60,000 Trot 1:52.3 more information, call 760-7846.
1 Fly High L.Stalbaum 9-4-6 Remains low 12-1 Monday, May 23: Dallas at Oklahoma City-Mem- Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. 5-Anders Bluestone (Ro Pierce) 4.00 2.40 2.10
phis winner, 9 p.m. Purse: $9.5 million 2-Winning Mister (Ma Kakaley) 2.20 2.10 Bear Creek Bobcats Youth Soccer
Tenth-$50,000 Max Hempt Memorial Elimination x-Wednesday, May 25: Oklahoma City-Memphis 3-All About Justice (La Stalbaum) 2.60
3 Custard The Dragon M.Teague 1-7-1 Loose on the lead 7-2 winner at Dallas, 9 p.m. Yardage: 7,215;Par 72
EXACTA (5-2) $7.20
will hold a final registration from
4 Dana’s Sharp Smart M.Kakaley 1-1-1 Toscano pupil 5-2 x-Friday, May 27: Dallas at Oklahoma City-Mem- Second Round TRIFECTA (5-2-3) $28.00 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday at
9 Powerful Mist J.Pavia 1-1-1 Delaware champ 9-2 phis winner, 9 p.m. David Toms.....................................66-68—134 -10 SUPERFECTA ()
2 Prana D.Palone 1-3-1 Reason Palone is here 5-1 x-Sunday, May 29: Oklahoma City-Memphis win- Nick Watney ....................................64-71—135 -9 Scratched: Home Stretch the Bear Creek Community Char-
1 Pan From Nantucket A.Merriman 1-1-3 Winner of PASS last wk 6-1 ner at Dallas, 9 p.m. Graeme McDowell .........................67-69—136 -8 ter School. Registration is open to
5 Sharp West Hanover P.Berry 4-2-1 Late bloomer 12-1 If the Oklahoma City-Memphis series goes 7 Steve Stricker .................................69-67—136 -8 Eleventh - $25,000 Trot 1:54.4
6 Vegas Rusty G.Napolitano 2-2-2 Tough spot for him 8-1 games: Luke Donald....................................69-67—136 -8 7-Chips And Wings (Br Simpson) 112.00 18.00 anyone born between Aug. 1, 1993,
Tuesday, May 17: Oklahoma City-Memphis winner Lucas Glover...................................65-71—136 -8 13.80
7 Movie Idol C.Callahan 7-1-3 Sent by team Callahan 20-1
at Dallas, 9 p.m. Hunter Mahan .................................70-67—137 -7 1-Calchips Brute (Ge Napolitano Jr) 3.40 3.00
and July 31, 2007. Players do not
8 Reckless Ric H.Parker 3-1-3 Will have to show more 10-1
10 Smile A Little A.McCarthy 2-3-2 Fills out the field of 10 15-1 Thursday, May 19: Oklahoma City-Memphis winner Aaron Baddeley ..............................70-67—137 -7 6-Big Boy Lloyd (Jo Pavia Jr) 5.00 need to reside in Bear Creek Twp.
at Dallas, 9 p.m. J.B. Holmes.....................................68-69—137 -7 EXACTA (7-1) $944.00
Eleventh-$19,000 Clm.Pace;clm.price $25,000 Saturday, May 21: Dallas at Oklahoma City-Mem- Davis Love III ..................................68-69—137 -7 TRIFECTA (7-1-6) $6,448.40 If you have any questions, contact
6 Lightning Elvis B.Simpson 1-1-1 Takes fifth straight 2-1 phis winner, 9 p.m.
5 Cole Hard Cash D.Palone 1-2-3 Was sharp in win 3-1 Monday, May 23: Dallas at Oklahoma City-Mem-
Robert Karlsson .............................71-67—138 -6 SUPERFECTA (7-1-6-8) $3,511.80 Billie Jo at bmondul-
Chris Stroud ....................................71-67—138 -6
2 Three New Dawns G.Napolitano 3-2-6 Georgie takes over reins 7-2 phis winner, 9 p.m. Greg Chalmers ...............................73-65—138 -6 Twelfth - $18,000 Pace 1:52.1 ick@gmail.com.
1 Rusty Tank M.Kakaley 5-6-5 New to Burke stable 10-1 x-Wednesday, May 25: Oklahoma City-Memphis Brian Davis ......................................69-69—138 -6 5-Waylon Hanover (An McCarthy) 42.20 5.20 4.00
4 Multiple Choice L.Stalbaum 4-2-4 Rolls on the throttle 5-1 winner at Dallas, 9 p.m. Rory Sabbatini.................................67-71—138 -6 3-Windsong Gorgeous (Ma Kakaley) 2.10 2.10 Nanticoke Youth Soccer will hold
7 Inform A.Napolitano 4-7-4 Too long to kick in 12-1 x-Friday, May 27: Dallas at Oklahoma City-Mem- K.J. Choi ..........................................70-68—138 -6 8-Doubleshotascotch (Ge Napolitano Jr) 3.20 registration from 9 a.m. to noon
3 Hagi J.Pavia 2-7-7 ….next race, please 6-1 phis winner, 9 p.m. Jason Day .......................................69-70—139 -5 EXACTA (5-3) $63.40
Twelfth-$25,000 Open Pace x-Sunday, May 29: Oklahoma City-Memphis win- Kevin Streelman .............................70-69—139 -5 TRIFECTA (5-3-8) $257.80 the next three Saturdays at the
ner at Dallas, 9 p.m. Paul Goydos ...................................69-70—139 -5 SUPERFECTA (5-3-8-7) $660.20 Lower Broadway field. Cost is $40
6 Cash Cab T.Buter 2-1-3 Dead game last Sat 6-1
Jason Dufner ..................................69-70—139 -5 PICK 3 (5-7-ALL) $136.20
9 Vlos G.Napolitano 6-2-8 One to beat, if right 3-1 PICK 3 (5-ALL-5) $136.20 per child or $75 per family.
3 Mr Terry Fra B.Simpson 4-2-2 Favored last four starts 7-2 NBA LEADERS Martin Kaymer ................................67-72—139 -5
PLAYOFFS / THROUGH MAY 12 Scratched: Jimmie Hanover, Lil Dude Starrbuck
1 Cheyenne Knight L.Stalbaum 3-6-1 Often overlooked 10-1 Justin Rose .....................................70-69—139 -5 West Side United Soccer Club has a
5 Amillionpennies M.Romano 5-1-4 Rebuffed again 8-1 Scoring Jeff Overton ....................................69-71—140 -4
2 Drive All Night A.Napolitano 1-3-3 Back up in class 9-2 G FG FT PTS AVG Mark O’Meara.................................66-74—140 -4 Thirteenth - $6,100 Trot 1:59.1 final registration for the fall soccer
2-Cl Sun Dancer (Ro Pierce) 48.60 12.80 12.00
7 Fred And Ginger M.Kakaley 1-4-7 Needs a tightner 4-1 Durant, OKC ................ 10 94 84 297 29.7 Ryan Moore.....................................71-69—140 -4
6-Vijay Star (Ma Kakaley) 4.60 5.00 season from 1 to 4 p.m. today at
8 Mattjestic Art D.Palone 6-1-4 Tires 15-1 Rose, CHI .................... 11 107 85 317 28.8 Alvaro Quiros ..................................67-73—140 -4 3-Mitleh Hadeed (La Stalbaum) 3.80
4 I’m Gorgeous M.Teague 8-8-5 Can’t find that form 20-1 Brian Gay.........................................71-69—140 -4 EXACTA (2-6) $363.80
the Larksville Borough Building,
Howard, ORL .............. 6 51 60 162 27.0 Spencer Levin.................................72-69—141 -3
Thirteenth-$8,600 Clm.Pace;clm.price $10,000 Nowitzki, DAL.............. 10 91 71 265 26.5 Rocco Mediate ................................72-69—141 -3
TRIFECTA (2-6-3) $3,291.20 State Street, Larksville. All players
5 Frontier A.Napolitano 2-2-7 Faurot a hot stable 3-1 SUPERFECTA (2-ALL-ALL-ALL) $97.80
Wade, MIA................... 10 90 76 262 26.2 Andres Romero ..............................72-69—141 -3 Scratched: Andiron Springs will receive a new three-piece
8 Imperious A.Merriman 4-1-2 Raced well in 1st PD go 4-1 James, MIA.................. 10 89 69 261 26.1 Corey Pavin ....................................72-69—141 -3
3 The Tupelo Flash N G.Napolitano 5-4-6 2nd start since the claim 7-2 Anthony, NYK.............. 4 33 29 104 26.0 Kris Blanks ......................................69-72—141 -3
uniform. The registration fee is
1 Right To The Top B.Simpson 8-9-1 Best of remainders 9-2 Fourteenth - $9,000 Pace 1:53.3
2 Flack Jacket N T.Buter 9-8-8 Does get nice draw 15-1 Westbrook, OKC......... 10 84 67 246 24.6 Matt Kuchar .....................................69-72—141 -3 9-Mr Rightnow (Ro Pierce) 4.80 3.00 2.40 $30, $10 is also needed up front to
Steve Marino...................................70-72—142 -2 7-Tyrex Jimmy (Jo Pavia Jr) 5.60 4.00
4 Out Of My Pocket L.Stalbaum 5-5-6 Stay away 6-1 Bryant, LAL .................. 10 83 50 228 22.8
Ian Poulter .......................................70-72—142 -2 4-Successfully Rich (Ji Taggart Jr) 2.80
cover a fundraiser. Children must
6 Absolutely Michael H.Parker 7-1-4 Well beaten 8-1 Paul, NOR.................... 6 42 39 132 22.0
7 Baby Teeth M.Kakaley 4-7-7 Tiny chances 10-1 Randolph, MEM .......... 11 82 76 242 22.0
Dustin Johnson...............................72-70—142 -2 EXACTA (9-7) $20.20 be at least 3 years old as of Aug. 1,
Phil Mickelson.................................71-71—142 -2 TRIFECTA (9-7-4) $103.80
9 Artifact K J.Taggart 6-2-9 One more race to go 20-1 Granger, IND ............... 5 43 14 108 21.6 Martin Laird .....................................72-70—142 -2 SUPERFECTA (9-7-4-8) $1,700.60 2011, to participate. New players
Fourteenth-$4,600 Clm.Pace;clm.price $5,000 Aldridge, POR ............. 6 53 19 125 20.8 Retief Goosen.................................73-69—142 -2 LATE DOUBLE (2-9) $132.60 must bring a copy of their birth
6 Crazy Character L.Stalbaum 2-3-2 Scores in the finale 5-2 Pierce, BOS................. 9 68 30 187 20.8 Stewart Cink ...................................70-72—142 -2 Scratched: Thee Town Hero
1 Pulsation N A.Napolitano 1-3-4 A worthy contender 3-1 Ginobili, SAN ............... 5 31 32 103 20.6 Matteo Manassero..........................72-70—142 -2 certificate for age verification. For
Charlie Wi........................................70-72—142 -2 Total Handle-$195,774
3 Summerhill Chris J.Taggart 2-5-7 Hopes top two lock horns 6-1 Parker, SAN................. 6 43 31 118 19.7
Sean O’Hair.....................................71-71—142 -2
more info, contact Matthew at
5 American Fury J.Pavia 3-4-2 Fills out the superfecta 10-1 Allen, BOS ................... 9 57 24 170 18.9
4 Eyes On Kassa G.Napolitano 2-6-4 Some will watch 4-1 Bubba Watson.................................76-66—142 -2 -779-7785.
2 Hand Me No Lines T.Buter 3-7-4 Stopped with Nap at controls 5-1 Johnson, ATL .............. 12 87 34 226
Terry, DAL ................... 10 66 29 183
18.8
18.3
Sergio Garcia..................................74-68—142 -2 T R A N S A C T I O N S Wilkes-Barre American Legion
9 Little Rock Spur M.Kakaley 7-3-3 Slows abruptly 12-1 Fredrik Jacobson ...........................67-75—142 -2
8 Goodbye So Long W.Mann 3-5-4 Freehold import 20-1 Deng, CHI .................... 11 66 41 184 16.7 Arjun Atwal ......................................73-70—143 -1 baseball will be holding its final
7 The Badlanderosa B.Simpson 3-7-3 See you Tues 15-1 Rebounds Robert Garrigus..............................74-69—143 -1 BASEBALL
G OFF DEF TOT AVG Trevor Immelman ...........................70-73—143 -1 tryout for the Junior Legion and
American League
Howard, ORL.......... 6 27 66 93 15.5 Charl Schwartzel ............................72-71—143 -1 DETROIT TIGERS—Placed OF Magglio Ordonez Senior Legion teams at 3 p.m.
Webb Simpson ...............................70-73—143 -1 on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 11. Purchased
ESPN2 — Big East Conference, championship Gasol, MEM ............ 11 38 92 130 11.8 Charley Hoffman ............................72-71—143 -1 today at Christian Field. Final
W H AT ’ S O N T V game, Syracuse-DePaul winner vs. Notre Dame- Garnett, BOS .......... 9 21 77 98 10.9 Kenny Perry ....................................72-71—143 -1
the contract of OF Andy Dirks from Toledo (IL).
MINNESOTA TWINS—Reinstated OF Delmon registrations will be accepted. Cost
Louisville winner, at Louisville, Ky. Randolph, MEM...... 11 36 82 118 10.7 Hunter Haas....................................72-71—143 -1 Young from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Rene To-
8 p.m. Duncan, SAN .......... 6 16 47 63 10.5 Bryce Molder...................................70-73—143 -1 is $50 per player, and players ages
AUTO RACING Chris Couch ....................................71-72—143 -1
soni to Rochester (IL).
ESPN — Southeastern Conference, championship Noah, CHI ............... 11 47 67 114 10.4
Jerry Kelly .......................................73-70—143 -1
NEW YORK YANKEES—Recalled RHP Hector 13-19 residing in the Wilkes-Barre
10:30 a.m. game, Tennessee-Auburn winner vs. Georgia-Ala- Anthony, NYK ......... 4 13 28 41 10.3 Noesi from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Optioned
ESPN2 — NASCAR, Nationwide Series, pole qual- bama winner, at Oxford, Miss. Camby, POR........... 6 18 40 58 9.7 Justin Leonard ................................70-73—143 -1 RHP Buddy Carlyle to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Area are eligible. Birth certificates
Robert Allenby................................69-74—143 -1 SEATTLE MARINERS—Claimed RHP Jeff Gray
ifying for 5-Hour Energy 200, at Dover, Del.
GOLF Bynum, LAL ............ 10 36 60 96 9.6 Jason Bohn .....................................71-73—144 E off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.
are required for all Junior Legion
Noon Bosh, MIA................ 10 27 69 96 9.6
SPEED — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for 8 a.m.
Chad Campbell...............................73-71—144 E National League players and any new Senior Legion
Assists Keegan Bradley ..............................75-69—144 E CINCINNATI REDS—Reinstated 3B Scott Rolen
FedEx 400, at Dover, Del. TGC — European PGA Tour, Iberdrola Open, third G AST AVG Peter Hanson ..................................72-72—144 E from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Chris Valaika to
player. For more information, call
2 p.m. round, at Mallorca, Spain Paul, NOR...................................... 6 69 11.5 Ben Curtis .......................................71-73—144 E Louisville (IL). Randy at 824-8650 or Corey at
ESPN — NASCAR, Nationwide Series, 5-Hour En- 2 p.m. Rondo, BOS .................................. 9 86 9.6 Garrett Willis ...................................70-74—144 E COLORADO ROCKIES—Reinstated INF Ty Wig-
ergy 200, at Dover, Del. NBC — PGA Tour, THE PLAYERS Championship, Jonathan Byrd .................................71-73—144 E ginton from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Ian Stew- 332-2794.
Rose, CHI ...................................... 11 90 8.2
5 p.m. third round, at Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Angel Cabrera ................................70-74—144 E art to Colorado Springs (PCL).
Kidd, DAL....................................... 10 72 7.2 Ben Crane .......................................68-76—144 E FLORIDA MARLINS—Reinstated RHP Javier Vaz-
SPEED — Rolex Sports Car Series, Bosch Engi-
neering 250, at Danville, Va. (same-day tape) MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Iguodala, PHL ............................... 5 34 6.8 Carl Pettersson...............................73-71—144 E quez from the bereavement list and OF Logan Mor- UPCOMING EVENTS
Westbrook, OKC........................... 10 66 6.6 Zach Johnson .................................74-70—144 E rison from the 15-day DL.
7 p.m. 4 p.m. Conley, MEM................................. 11 65 5.9 Scott Verplank ................................73-71—144 E LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Purchased the con-
ESPN2 — NHRA, qualifying for Southern Nation- MLB — Regional coverage, St. Louis at Cincinnati Troy Merritt......................................69-75—144 E tract of INF Juan Castro from Albuquerque (PCL). Pittston Little League Parents
Holiday, PHL.................................. 5 28 5.6
als, at Atlanta (same-day tape) or Kansas City at Detroit Matt Jones .......................................72-72—144 E Optioned INF Ivan De Jesus to Albuquerque.
Miller, POR .................................... 6 33 5.5
Transferred C Hector Gimenez to the 60-day DL. Auxiliary is presenting the Fifth
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H.S. ROUNDUP NBA H.S. FOOTBALL

Volleyball Grizzlies muffle Thunder to force Game 7 Marranca steps down


success as Hazleton Area boss
The Associated Press the West. Thunder with 27 points, and
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Zach Game 7 will be Sunday in Ok- James Harden had 14. Kevin
Randolph had 30 points and 13 lahoma City, with the winner Durant, the NBA’s leading
rebounds, and the Grizzlies advancing to play the well-rest- scorer in the regular season,

for Dallas
avoided elimination by beating ed Dallas Mavericks. was held to a postseason-low 11 The Times Leader staff and won seven
the Oklahoma City Thunder 95- O.J. Mayo, who started in points. Add Hazleton Area to the Wyoming Val-
83 Friday night to push their place of Sam Young, scored 16 Randolph had been limited to list of Wyoming Valley Confer- ley Confer-
Western Conference semifinal points for Memphis. Mike Con- just 19.8 points and 31.9 percent ence schools that will have a ence division-
The Times Leader Staff to Game 7. ley had 11 points and 12 assists, shooting since he scored a ca- new head football coach for al titles, three
and Tony Allen added 10 points reer-best 34 points in Game 1.
WILKES-BARRE — Matt The Grizzlies had never won the 2011 season as Paul Mar- District 2
as the Grizzlies also improved He had been the focus of the
Regan had eight kills and three a game before when facing elim- ranca resigned as the Cougars’ champion-
to 5-1 on their home court in Thunder’s defense.
blocks to lead Dallas to a 3-1 ination, but that was back in this postseason, with a sellout But the power forward, coach after one season. Marranca ships and two
victory over Meyers in a Wyom- 2004, 2005 and 2006, when they crowd standing for the entire named to the All-NBA’s third Marranca coached Hazleton Eastern Con-
ing Valley Conference boys were swept out of the postsea- second half cheering to keep team on Friday, scored 11 in the Area to a 3-7 record in his only ference titles. He was induct-
volleyball match on Friday. son each of those years. These this stunning run going at least fourth to preserve Memphis’ year at the helm. He was hired ed into the Pennsylvania Foot-
The scores were 25-19, 25-20, Grizzlies are having not only one more game. lead. He scored six straight in March 2010, coming out of a ball Coaches Hall of Fame in
21-25, 25-20. the best playoff run in franchise Memphis outscored the points, capped by a 12-foot falla- two-year retirement after re- June 2010.
Aaron Weir had seven kills history, but they now have won Thunder 51-29 in the second way jumper that sent the fans signing at Wyoming Area. The opening means two
and five blocks, while Kevin more games this postseason half and 46-38 in the paint. into a frenzy chanting his nick- Marranca has been a head WVC coaching position are
Hine added 21 assists, nine digs than any other No. 8 seed from Russell Westbrook led the name. coach for 29 years, mostly at now vacant. The other is at
and two kills. Zach Smith Wyoming Area in two stints – Holy Redeemer, where Tony
pitched in with four kills, four 1976-86 and 1992-2007. He Marranca, Paul’s cousin, re-

SWB
blocks and six service points for with a pitch with none out. SWB YANKEES SWB Yankees 2, Pawtucket 1 was the head coach at Nanti- signed last month. Both Mar-
PAWTUCKET
the Mountaineers. But Pendleton escaped any Dickerson cf ab4 1r h1 bi0 Thomas dh ab4 0r h1 bi0 coke and a Dunmore assistant rancas resigned because of
Keyton Winder paced the damage by getting Sheely to Russo 2b 3 1 1 0 Sutton 2b 4 0 0 0 between stretches at his alma health issues.
Montero c 1 0 0 0 Reddick cf 4 0 2 0
Mohawks with 11 kills, eight fly out with Anderson stand- Molina c 2 0 0 0 Luna 3b 4 1 1 0 mater. Meyers, Pittston Area and
blocks and three assists, while Continued from Page 1B Vazquez 1b 1 0 1 2 Andersn 1b 4 0 2 0
During his career, Marranca Tunkhannock have filled their
ing at third base to end the in- Maxwell dh 4 0 0 0 McKenry c 3 0 0 0
Derek Gentry had 12 kills, two sent to the clubhouse. ning. Laird 3b
Parraz rf
3 0 0 0 Nava lf
3 0 0 0 Dlugach ss
4 0 1 1
4 0 0 0
compiled a 236-107-2 record coaching jobs.
blocks and five aces. It was the second ejection of Brewer lf
Pope (1-0) followed Pendle- Bernier ss 3 0 0 0 Sheely rf
3 0 0 0
3 0 0 0

Alex Pape notched eight kills Montero’s professional career. ton and tossed three innings Totals 27 2 3 2 Totals 34 1 7 1
and seven blocks, and Matt Yankees batting coach Butch
SWB Yankees ................... 100 000 001 — 2
of one-hit baseball, striking Pawtucket .......................... 000 000 001 — 1 H.S. BASEBALL ROUNDUP
James had 20 assists and four Wynegar also was ejected for out four. He retired nine of E– SWB– Sheely (1), McKenry (1). DP – Pawtucket 2. LOB

Mohawks top Rangers,


Yankees 3, Pawtucket 7. 2B – Dickerson (7),
aces. arguing from the dugout. the 10 batters he faced, allow- Reddick (4),2 (8).
Anderson SF – Vazquez 2. SB –Russo (2),
Thomas (4).
“I thought it was high,” Mon- ing just a one-out single to IP H R ER BB SO
SOFTBALL tero said. “He said not to do
SWB Yankees
Josh Reddick (two hits) in the Pendleton ................. 3.0 3 0 0 0 3
Northwest 10, Meyers 3 that (gesture that the ball was sixth inning.
Pope (W, 1-0) .......... 3.0 1 0 0 0 4

back alone in 1st place


Wordkmpr (H, 3) ..... 2.0 1 0 0 0 1
Taylor Perlis tripled and Ra- high), and I was just telling him Whelan (S, 12) ........ 1.0
Wordekemper was efficient Pawtucket 2 1 1 0 1

chel Whitesell was 3-for-3 as that it was a little high and if he Duckworth (L, 4-2) .. 7.0
in his two innings of work, al- Santeliz ..................... 2.0
2
1
1
1
1
0
2
0
7
3
Northwest defeated Meyers in a could make it better. And he lowing just a single and retir- HBP – McKenry (by Pendleton), Russo (by Duck-
worth).
Wyoming Valley Conference said, ‘No, you’re out.’ ” ing four batters via ground Umpires – HP: Lance Barrett. 1B: Chad Whitson.
3B: Brad Myers.
Division II game. The Yankees had a chance to balls. T – 2:29. The Times Leader staff up five RBI in the Cougars’
Att – 6,151.
Rachel Linso notched the win, jump out to a big lead in the top Pawtucket scrapped to- WILKES-BARRE — C.J. five-inning victory.
allowing just three hits and of the first inning. They loaded gether a run off closer Whe- ton/Wilkes-Barre Friday, to ar- Szafran and John Zionce both Anthony Zaloga pitched a
three runs in seven innings. the bases with none out on a lan in the ninth, breaking a 21- rive in Pawtucket this morning had two hits and two RBI to complete-game shutout for
Sarah McCann paced the double by Chris Dickerson, a inning scoring drought. Hector and be available to play in to- help push Meyers back into sole Hazleton Area (7-6), allowing
Mohawks with a double and a hit batsman and a walk. Vaz- Luna led off with a single and night’s game. possession of first place in Divi- just three hits and striking out
single. quez hit a deep fly to right that Anderson doubled him to third • Buddy Calyle, who was op- sion II of the Wyoming Valley six.
was dropped by Pawtucket’s with no outs. But Whelan (12 tioned to Scranton/Wilkes- Conference with an 11-1 win Bobby Briggs tripled to lead
Northwest .............................. 222 202 0 — 10
Meyers ................................... 020 100 0 — 3 Ryan Sheely, scoring Dicker- saves) got McKenry on strikes, Barre when Noesi was recalled over Northwest in five innings the Trojans (2-11).
WP – Rachel Linso 7P, 03H, 3R, 3ER, 2BB, 7K; son. Daniel Nava to ground out – to New York, may not be avail- Friday.
LP – Julie King 7IP, 10H, 10R, 2ER, 5BB, 1K;. Nanticoke Hazleton Area
2B—MEY: Sarah McCann;. 3B—NW: Taylor But Red Sox starter Brandon which scored Luna – and Brent able in this series after pitching The Mohawks (11-1) moved a ab r h bi ab r h bi
Briggs 2b 2 0 1 0 Cara ss 2 2 0 0
Perlis;. HR— . Top hitters –NW: Taylor Perlis
Duckworth would limit the Dlugach to fly out to center to 21⁄3 innings for New York on half-game ahead of Lake-Leh- Yudichak c 2 0 0 0 Rubasky c 3 0 1 1
1-for-4 with a triple; Rachel Whitesell 3-for-3; MEY: Hauer cf-p 2 0 0 0 Medvcky 3b 3 2 2 1
Sarah McCann 2-for-2 with a double. damage to the single run as Jus- end the threat. Wednesday and Thursday. man for the division lead. Clawson rf 1 0 0 0 Barletta cf 3 1 2 1
tin Maxwell struck out swing- “We had an opportunity in • Vazquez drove in both runs Meyers has two games remain- Jzwski lf-cf-p
Ioanna 3b-ss
2
2
0
0
0 0
1 0
Nkonenko lf 1 2 0 0
Zaloga p 0 0 0 0
BOYS LACROSSE ing and Brandon Laird hit into the first inning to get some for the Yankees on Friday and ing – Monday at home against Decker p-cf
Romanwski lf
1
1
0
0
0 0
1 0
Chirico dh
Seach pr
1 0 0 1
0 1 0 0
Shipley School 16, an inning-ending double play. breathing room and (Duck- leads the team with 34 RBI on Wyoming Seminary and Vitale ss-p 2 0 0 0 Vigna 1b 3 1 2 5
Yalch dh 1 0 0 0 Bayzick 2b 3 0 1 0
Wyoming Seminary 8 Pendleton, the emergency worth) did what he’s capable of the season. Wednesday at GAR. Ivan 1b 0 0 0 0 Klein rf 2 0 0 0
Wolfe ph 1 1 1 0
Tim Hanlan and Dot McMul- starter for the Yankees, dodged and what I’ve seen him do a lot • The four-game series con- Lehman will play three games Totals 16 0 3 0 Totals 2210 9 9
lan each scored twice in a road in and out of trouble over his of times,” Miley said. “That in- tinues tonight at McCoy Stadi- next week – hosting MMI Prep Nanticoke ...................................
Hazleton Area............................
000 00 — 0
311 05 — 10
loss to the Shipley School near three frames, stranding a run- surance run (in the top of the um at 6:05, with the Yankees Monday, traveling to Northwest 2B – Medvecky; 3B – Briggs; HR – Vigna
IP H R ER BB SO
Philadelphia. ner at second or third base in ninth), after you see how it sending D.J. Mitchell (1-2, 2.45 Tuesday and closing at West Nanticoke
Decker (L, 1-4) ......... 2.0 4 5 3 4 0
The Blue Knights’ Tom Run- each inning. played out, it was very big for ERA) to the hill, He will be op- Side Tech on Wednesday. Hauer ......................... 2.1 2 2 2 1 4
Vitale.......................... 0+ 1 2 2 1 0
dell tallied a goal and four as- The biggest jam came in the us.” posed by Pawtucket lefty Kris Should Meyers and Lake- Jezewski ................... 0.1 2 1 0 1 0
sists in the effort, and Ray Zim- second when Lars Anderson Johnson (2-1, 10.61 ERA), who Lehman finish tied, they will Hazleton Area
Zaloga (W, 3-3)........ 5.0 3 0 0 1 6
lin finished with 28 saves in lined a double to the opposite NOTES takes the rotation spot of the in- meet again in a special playoff
goal. field and Michael McKenry • Miley expects infielder Ra- jured Felix Doubront (left game to decide the division title West Side Tech 11,
was hit off the front shoulder miro Pena, optioned to Scran- groin). at a time, date and site to be Wyoming Seminary 6
determined. In a game played Thursday at
The teams split the regular- West Side Tech’s field, Nick Eck
LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP season series. struck out seven in a complete-
Meyers’ Tony Morrash went game victory.

King’s softball splits opening games at NCAA East Regional


the distance for the win Friday, Chris LaBar drove in four
scattering six hits and striking runs while Shane Kocher hit
out four. two doubles and had two RBI
Skyler DiPasquale doubled for for the Titans (2-10).
The Times Leader staff the first thanks to Brittny ence title and advancing to the athletes of the year on Friday. Northwest (5-6) while Pete Spencer Youngman had three
CORTLAND, N.Y. — After Baynes’ RBI triple. Gretchen NCAA championships for the Clark was named team MVP Feno drove in the Rangers’ lone hits to lead the Blue Knights
dropping its first game at the Tholen added an RBI double in fourth consecutive season. for the fourth consecutive year run. (4-8).
NCAA Division III East Region- the second for a 2-0 lead. after winning two individual
al on Friday, the King’s softball Baynes finished 3-for-4 with WOMEN’S TENNIS titles and four relays at the
Northwest
ab r h bi
Meyers
ab r h bi West Side Tech Wyoming Seminary
ab r h bi ab r h bi
team regrouped to keep its two triples as King’s totaled 13 Washington & Lee 5, Wilkes 0 MAC Championships. Mazonkey 1b 3 0 0 0 DiMaggio ss 3 1 0 0
Feno lf 3 0 0 1 Szafran 2b 4 3 2 2 Eck p 3 3 2 0 Yngmn 1b 4 2 3 0
DiPasquale p 2 0 1 0 Garcia 3b 2 1 1 1 Kocher 2b 3 3 2 2 Skudlski ss 4 0 1 1
season alive with an 8-1 win hits. For the second year in a row, He won the 100 and 200 Korea c 3 0 1 0 Owen c 4 0 0 0 Romanoski cf 4 1 1 0 Polachek p 3 1 1 1
CLaBar c 3 1 1 4 Seyer lf 4 1 1 1
over the College of Staten Is- Tholen, Jenn Harnischfeger Wilkes fell in the regional semi- breaststrokes, setting school, Stempien cf 2 0 0 0 Reilly rf
Gurzynski 3b 2 0 1 0 DeMarco 1b 2 1 0 1
2 1 1 1
Doleman 1b 2 0 0 0 BSaidmn 2b 4 1 1 1
Hoskins dh 2 0 0 0 Rubando 3b 3 0 0 0
land. and Kayla Rutkoski each had finals, as the Lady Colonels lost pool and MAC championships Begliomini rf 1 0 0 0 Morrash p
Samulevich rf 1 0 1 0 Amesbry dh 3 1 1 0
0 0 0 0
Jugus 3b 1 2 1 1 OBrien cf 0 0 0 0
Andrscvge ss 2 0 1 2 Crass dh 4 0 0 0
The Lady Monarchs lost their two hits apiece. to No. 8 Washington and Lee in records in both events. White 3b 2 0 1 0 Lavan cf 2 1 0 1
Walsh lf 3 0 0 1 Harvey c 3 0 1 0
Margelwcz 2b 1 1 1 0 Zionce lf 2 2 2 2
tournament opener to host Annie Erndl went the dis- the 2011 NCAA Division III He finished third in the 200 Totals 20 1 6 1 Totals 2411 7 8 Ogrodnick rf
OConnell rf
2 0 0 0 Bath rf
2 1 1 0
2 1 0 0
Northwest ................................... 001 00 — 1
Cortland State 10-2 in six in- tance against the Dolphins, Women’s Tennis Champion- IM with another school record. Meyers ........................................ 106 13 — 11
Totals 2711 910 Totals 31 6 8 4
West Side Tech .................... 101 223 2 — 11
nings at Dragon Field. allowing one run on six hits ships at Carnegie Mellon Uni- Marks was the team MVP 2B – DiPasquale, Szafran Wyoming Seminary ............. 102 030 0 — 6
IP H R ER BB SO
King’s (19-12) will play anoth- and striking out three. The versity in Pittsburgh. and Freedom Conference Player Northwest 2B – Kocher 2
IP H R ER BB SO
DiPasquale (L, 0-1) . 2.0 5 4 3 1 0
er elimination game at 2 p.m. sophomore improved to 8-6 on The Lady Colonels wrap up of the Year after leading to the Gurzynski.................. 3.0 2 7 1 6 1 West Side Tech
Eck (W, 2-4) ............. 7.0 8 6 4 3 7
Meyers
today against an opponent to be the season. their season with a 16-2 record, Cougars to a 16-11 record and Morrash (W, 2-0) ..... 5.0 6 1 1 2 4 Wyo. Seminary
Polachek ................... 3.2 3 4 4 10 7
determined. The winner of this winning the Freedom Confer- their first trip to the Freedom Seyer (L, 0-2) ........... 3.1 5 7 5 4 4
weekend’s regional will advance MEN’S TENNIS ence and advancing to the title game. Hanover Area 12, MMI Prep 0
to the NCAA Division III World Ohio Northern 5, Wilkes 0 NCAA championships for the Marks was named first-team Pat Cook went the distance in WVC STANDINGS
Division I East
Series. Wilkes’ season ended in the fifth consecutive year. All-Freedom, an ECAC South his first start of the season, Team W L GB RS RA
Pittston Area ...................... 10 3 — 103 59
In game one, the top-seeded first round of the 2011 NCAA All-Star and a D3hoops.com tossing a two-hit shutout to beat Holy Redeemer ................. 8 5 2.0 108 66
Red Dragons jumped out to an Division III Men’s Tennis AWARDS All-Region selection. the Preppers on the road. Cook Hazleton Area.................... 7 6 3.0 65 69
Coughlin.............................. 5 8 5.0 75 96
early 3-0 lead and led 9-0 before Championships at Kenyon Cougars give out top honors She set school single-game struck out three in seven in- Nanticoke............................ 2 11 8.0 66 113
Crestwood .......................... 2 11 8.0 60 122
King’s scored twice in the fifth. College in Gambier, Ohio. Senior swimmer Jeff Clark records for made field goals nings. Division I West
Team W L GB RS RA
It was a different story in the The Colonels finished their and junior basketball player (14) and rebounds (25) and Kurt Pericci went 2-for-3 with x-Tunkhannock .................. 11 1 — 109 34
Wyoming Valley West ...... 9 4 2.5 96 55
second game, as the Lady Mon- season with an 11-4 record after Christine Marks were named scored the most points in a double and two RBI to lead Dallas .................................. 7 5 4.0 57 65
Wyoming Area................... 6 7 5.5 67 86
archs were the ones leading in winning the Freedom Confer- Misericordia’s male and female school history (479). the Hawkeyes (8-4) at the plate. Berwick ............................... 3 9 8.0 31 72
Steve Zuranski also drove in two Team
Division II
W L GB RS RA
runs while Cory Dickson had Meyers ................................ 11 1 — 107 37

SOCCER
Lake-Lehman..................... 10 1 0.5 130 35
Redeemer cut the deficit to 3-1 chances to make the District 2 out. two hits and an RBI. Hanover Area..................... 8 4 3.0 91 37
Dallas........................................................... 0 0 — 0 Northwest ........................... 5 6 5.5 75 89
when Allison Capaci headed in a playoffs. Crestwood .................................................. 0 1 — 1 Joe Hornak and Casey McCoy MMI Prep ............................ 5 7 6.0 51 93
Wyoming Seminary .......... 4 8 7.0 62 91
restart by Hallie Rexer. The mo- Liz Mikitish and Sara Ruby Herrera), Second half: 1. CRE, Gabby Termini (Marianna
46th min. both singled for MMI (5-7). GAR..................................... 2 10 9.0 37 127
West Side Tech ................. 2 10 9.0 67 111
mentum swing lasted 26 sec- scored for Pittston Area (6-6-1), Shots: DAL 18, CRE 18; Saves: DAL 8 (Amber
x-clinched division title
Continued from Page 1B Yang), CRE 9 (Megan White); Corners: DAL 6, Hanover Area MMI Prep
onds as Jaffin connected on a which needs for North Pocono CRE 2. ab r h bi ab r h bi Monday's games (4:15 p.m.)
Hazleton Area at Coughlin
game didn’t mean anything be- weak grounder off a crossing (6-4-1) to lose today at Meyers Dickson cf
Pericci 2b
4 2 2 1 Forte cf
3 2 2 2 Kollar lf
2 0 0 0
3 0 0 0 Holy Redeemer at Pittston Area
cause we’re in the playoffs,” Re- pass from Welsh. and Wednesday against MMI Hanover Area 15, MMI Prep 0 Kinney ph
Sulcoski 3b
1 1 0 0 Hornak ss
3 1 0 0 Swankoski c 2 0 0 0
3 0 1 0 Nanticoke at Crestwood
Tunkhannock at Dallas
deemer coach Bob Hughes said. Welsh and Jaffin completed Prep to qualify. Gabby Murphy’s four tallies JJones ph 0 0 0 0 Karchner 2b 3 0 0 0 Wyoming Area at Berwick
Pittston Area............................................... 1 1 — 2 View 1b 2 1 1 1 Yamulla rf 3 0 0 0
“A win or loss didn’t matter. We the scoring with goals late in the Honesdale .................................................. 2 2 — 4
led a host of scorers for Hanover Killen ph 1 0 0 0 Andes 1b 2 0 0 0 GAR at West Side Tech
MMI Prep at Lake-Lehman
Kollar ss 4 0 1 1 Kpsho 3b-p 2 0 0 0
started all our seniors and gave first half. First half: 1. PA, Liz Mikitish; 2. HON, Randi Jo Ko-
walczyk (Seneca Propst); 3. HON, Natalie Hoff
Area in a defeat of MMI. Cook p 0 0 0 0 McCoy p-3b 2 0 1 0 Northwest at Hanover Area
Berwick........................................................ 6 0 — 6 Zuranski dh 3 0 1 2 Wyoming Seminary at Meyers
up a couple quick goals. Holy Redeemer.......................................... 2 0 — 2
(Propst); Second half: 4. HON, Kowalczyk; 5. PA, Krista Colarusso added a hat Kreitzer c 4 1 1 1 Tuesday's game (4:15 p.m.)
Sara Ruby (Daniele Fereck); 6. HON, Ally Hicks Meeker ph 1 0 1 0
“Other than that, I think we First half: 1. BER, Caty Davenport (Abby Takacs),
1st min; 2. BER, Bella Jaffin (Kelly Sheptock), 4th;
(Kowalczyk). trick and two assists for the Haw- Kocher lf 4 1 0 0 Lake-Lehman at Northwest
Shots: PA 5, HON 19; Saves: PA 12 (Jordan Wednesday's games (4:15 p.m.)
played pretty well.” 3. BER, Jade Welsh, 18th; 4. HR, Allison Capaci Cumbo), HON 3; Corners: PA 2, HON 3. keyes, while Kayla Keating add- McDonnell ph 1 0 0 0
Lukachnsky rf 2 3 1 0 Crestwood at Pittston Area
(Hallie Rexer), 23rd; 5. BER, Jaffin (Welsh), 23rd; 6.
The Dawgs were up 2-0 by the HR, Rexer, 29th; 7. BER, Welsh (Jaffin), 37th; 8. ed two goals and an assist. Totals 331210 8 Totals 22 0 2 0 Dallas at Berwick
BER, Jaffin (Olivia Rupp), 38th. Hanover Area ........................ 000 142 5 — 12 Holy Redeemer at Hazleton Area
fifth minute as Caty Davenport Shots: BER 14, HR 12; Saves: BER 5 (Sarah Crestwood 1, Dallas 0 Hanover Area.............................................. 8 7 — 15
MMI .............................................................. 0 0 — 0 MMI Prep ............................... 000 000 0 — 0 Nanticoke at Coughlin
Wilczynski), HR 2 (Sarabeth Kolodziej); Corners:
scored 53 seconds into the game BER 3, HR 2. Gabby Termini scored the First half: 1. HA Murphy (Sam Masher) 8th; 2. HA
Gumolka (Kayla Keating) 10th; 3. HA Colarusso
2B – Pericci
IP H R ER BB SO
Tunkhannock at Wyoming Valley West
Hanover Area at Wyoming Seminary
and Jaffin scored at 3:31. Welsh game’s only goal early in the sec- Colarusso,Grady) (Heather 11th; 4. HA Murphy, 23rd; 5. HA Hanover Area
Cook (W, 1-1) ........... 7.0 2 0 0 2 3
Lake-Lehman at West Side Tech
26th; 6. HA Keating, 29th; 7. HA Murphy Meyers at GAR
made it 3-0 midway through the Honesdale 4, Pittston Area 2 ond half as Crestwood ended its (Colarusso) 36th; 8. HA Murphy (Jill Kost) 38th. MMI Prep
McCoy (L, 0-2) ......... 6.1 8 10 5 7 3 Northwest at MMI Prep
Second half: 1. HA Kim Bagnas, 44th; 2. HA Renee
first half. Randi Joe Kowalczyk scored season at 5-7-1. Mackunis, 49th; 3. HA Bagnas, 53rd; 4. HA Angela Kupsho ...................... 0.2 2 2 0 1 2 End regular season
Frawley (Colarusso) 63rd; 5. HA Ciera Gensel,
“We talked about that all two goals and assisted another Marianna Herrera had the as- 69th; 6. HA Colarusso (Karolina Gumolka) 76th; 7.
week. Get a lead and just contin- sist, while keeper Megan White HA Shots: Keating, 79th. Hazleton Area 10, Nanticoke 0
for playoff-bound Honesdale, HA – 33, MMI - 4; Saves: HA 3 (Gensel,
ue to control the ball,” DiPippa which damaged Pittston Area’s made nine saves to post the shut- MMI Jill Kost), MMI 22 (Erin Kislan); Corners: HA -3, In a game played Thursday,
-0.
said. Evan Vigna homered and racked
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STANDINGS/STATS
Ibanez boosts S TA N D I N G S
AMERICAN LEAGUE
East Division
Mujica W,4-1 ...........
L.Nunez S,13-13.....
Washington
Gorzelanny .............. 42⁄3
1
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Coffey ....................... 21⁄3


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0
4
0
0
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4
0
0
0
1
0
2
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6
1
Hellickson W,4-2..... 9 4 0 0 1 3
Umpires—Home, Ron Kulpa;First, Jim Wolf;Sec-
ond, Derryl Cousins;Third, Jim Joyce.
T—2:18. A—20,476 (34,078).

Phils with late hit


Clippard.................... 1 1 1 1 0 2
W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Storen....................... 2 0 0 0 0 3 Indians 5, Mariners 4
Tampa Bay..................................... 23 15 .605 — — 8-2 W-3 10-10 13-5 Broderick L,0-1........ 1 2 1 1 0 0
New York ....................................... 20 16 .556 2 — 3-7 L-3 13-9 7-7 Seattle Cleveland
HBP—by Gorzelanny (Morrison). WP—Broderick. ab r h bi ab r h bi
Boston ............................................ 18 20 .474 5 3 5-5 W-1 11-9 7-11 Umpires—Home, Paul Nauert;First, Doug Eddings-
Toronto........................................... 18 20 .474 5 3 5-5 W-3 9-8 9-12 ISuzuki rf 3 0 0 0 Brantly cf 4 2 2 1
Baltimore........................................ 17 20 .459 51⁄2 31⁄2 4-6 L-1 10-11 7-9 ;Second, Dana DeMuth;Third, Kerwin Danley. Figgins 3b 4 1 1 0 ACarer ss 4 1 1 1
T—3:43. A—19,503 (41,506). Smoak 1b 3 1 1 2 Choo rf 4 1 1 1
Central Division Cust dh 4 1 2 0 CSantn c 3 0 0 0
W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away AKndy 2b 4 0 0 0 Hafner dh 4 1 2 2
Cleveland ..................................... 24 13 .649 — — 5-5 W-1 15-4 9-9 Mets 6, Astros 4 Peguer lf 3 1 1 1 OCarer 2b 3 0 0 0
Detroit ........................................... 21 18 .538 4 1
⁄2 9-1 W-6 10-7 11-11 New York Houston Ryan ss 4 0 1 1 LaPort 1b 3 0 0 0
Kansas City.................................. 20 18 .526 41⁄2 1 5-5 L-1 15-8 5-10 ab r h bi ab r h bi MSndrs cf 4 0 0 0 Kearns lf 3 0 1 0
Chicago ........................................ 15 23 .395 91⁄2 6 5-5 W-1 5-11 10-12 JosRys ss 3 1 1 0 Bourn cf 5 0 2 0 CGmnz c 3 0 0 0 Hannhn 3b 3 0 0 0
Minnesota .................................... 12 24 .333 111⁄2 8 3-7 L-6 4-9 8-15 Thole c 3 0 0 0 Barmes ss 4 0 0 0 Totals 32 4 6 4 Totals 31 5 7 5
The Associated Press the series in recent years, win- W L
West Division
Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away
FRdrgz p
DWrght 3b
0 0 0 0 Pence rf
3 1 1 2 Ca.Lee lf
4 0 0 0
4 1 2 1
Seattle ................................ 000 010 300 — 4
Cleveland ........................... 101 000 003 — 5
ATLANTA — Raul Ibanez ning for the seventh time in a Los Angeles .................................. 21 18 .538 — — 5-5 L-2 9-10 12-8 Beltran rf
Bay lf
4 0 1 0 Wallac 1b
4 1 1 1 CJhnsn 3b
2 1 1 0
4 1 2 1
Two outs when winning run scored.
Texas ............................................. 20 18 .526 1
⁄2 1 4-6 W-2 14-8 6-10 DP—Seattle 1, Cleveland 2. LOB—Seattle 4, Cleve-
snapped a tie with a run-scoring row overall and the 31st time in Oakland.......................................... 19 18 .514 1 11⁄2 6-4 L-1 8-8 11-10 DnMrp 1b
Turner 2b
4 0 0 0 Hall 2b
4 2 2 0 Quinter c
4 0 1 1
3 0 0 1
land 1. 2B—Cust (8), Brantley (6), A.Cabrera (8).
Seattle ............................................ 16 23 .410 5 51⁄2 3-7 L-6 8-11 8-12 HR—Smoak (6), Peguero (1), Brantley (3), Choo
single in the eighth inning, 34 chances at Miller Park since NATIONAL LEAGUE
Pridie cf 4 0 1 1 Bogsvc ph 1 0 1 0 (5), Hafner (5). CS—Kearns (2).
Gee p 2 0 0 0 Towles c 0 0 0 0
Ryan Howard hit a three-run the start of 2007. East Division Igarash p 0 0 0 0 Norris p 2 1 0 0 Seattle
IP H R ER BB SO
W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Misch p 0 0 0 0 Fulchin p 0 0 0 0
homer and the Philadelphia Philadelphia................................... 25 12 .676 — — 7-3 W-2 13-7 12-5 FMrtnz ph 1 1 1 2 Michals ph 1 0 0 0
Fister.........................
League L,0-4
8 4 2 2 1 6
Marlins 6, Nationals 5, 11 Florida ............................................ 22 15 .595 3 — 4-6 W-1 12-9 10-6 TBchlz p 0 0 0 0 WLopez p 0 0 0 0
Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves Atlanta ............................................ 21 19 .525 51⁄2 21⁄2 6-4 L-1 10-10 11-9 RPauln c 1 0 0 0 BS,3-12 .................... 2⁄3 3 3 3 0 0
Cleveland
5-4 on Friday night. innings New York .......................................
Washington ...................................
18
18
20
20
.474
.474
71⁄2
7 ⁄2
1
41⁄2
41⁄2
6-4
4-6
W-3
L-2
8-11
9-8
10-9
9-12
Totals 33 6 8 6 Totals 34 4 9 4
Carmona .................. 72⁄3 6 4 4 2 2
New York ........................... 000 000 141 — 6 Sipp W,2-0 ............... 11⁄3 0 0 0 0 1
Howard led off the eighth WASHINGTON — Omar Central Division Houston.............................. 001 003 000 — 4 HBP—by Carmona (Smoak). WP—Sipp.
W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away E—Dan.Murphy (3). DP—New York 1, Houston 1.
with a double to right. With one Infante used a clever slide to St. Louis ......................................... 22 17 .564 — — 6-4 L-1 10-9 12-8 LOB—New York 3, Houston 9. 2B—Beltran (13),
Umpires—Home, Wally Bell;First, Laz Diaz;Sec-
ond, Scott Barry;Third, John Hirschbeck.
Cincinnati ....................................... 21 17 .553 1
⁄2 11⁄2 7-3 W-1 11-9 10-8 Pridie (4), C.Johnson (7). HR—D.Wright (6), Bay
out, Ibanez singled to right. Joe score on Greg Dobbs’ double in Pittsburgh ...................................... 18 20 .474 31⁄2 41⁄2 5-5 L-3 7-11 11-9 (2), F.Martinez (1). SB—Bourn (14). SF—Ca.Lee.
T—2:24. A—33,774 (43,441).
Chicago.......................................... 17 20 .459 4 5 5-5 W-1 9-12 8-8
Mather’s throw beat Howard to the 11th inning, lifting the Flor- Milwaukee...................................... 17 21 .447 41⁄2 51⁄2 4-6 W-1 11-6 6-15 New York
IP H R ER BB SO
Rangers 4, Angels 1
the plate but short-hopped ida Marlins to a 6-5 win over Houston ......................................... 14 24 .368 71⁄2 81⁄2 3-7 L-1 8-12 6-12 Gee ...........................
Igarashi .................... 1⁄3
5 5
1
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4
0
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0
6
0
Los Angeles Texas
West Division ab r h bi ab r h bi
catcher Brian McCann, who the Washington Nationals on W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Misch W,1-0 ............ 12⁄3
T.Buchholz H,5 ....... 2⁄3
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
Aybar ss 4 1 1 1 Borbon cf 3 0 0 0
San Francisco ............................... 21 17 .553 — — 8-2 L-1 10-5 11-12 Abreu dh 3 0 1 0 Gentry cf 1 0 0 0
couldn’t hold on as Howard Friday night. Colorado ........................................ 19 16 .543 1
⁄2 2 2-8 L-2 8-8 11-8 F.Rodriguez MIzturs 2b 4 0 1 0 Andrus ss 4 1 2 2
Los Angeles .................................. 18 20 .474 3 41⁄2 4-6 W-2 9-9 9-11 S,11-12..................... 11⁄3 2 0 0 0 1
scored the go-ahead run. On a night of spectacular Arizona........................................... 15 21 .417 5 61⁄2 4-6 L-4 10-9 5-12 Houston
TrHntr rf
HKndrc lf
4
4
0
0
0 0
0 0
Kinsler 2b
MiYong 1b
4 1 2 0
4 0 2 1
Norris ........................ 71⁄3 5 4 4 3 8
Braves reliever Cristhian plays, Infante made the most San Diego ...................................... 15 22 .405 51⁄2 7 5-5 W-1 7-14 8-8
Fulchino L,0-1
Callasp 3b
Conger c
4
3
0
0
2 0
1 0
C.Davis 1b
Morlnd rf
0 0 0 0
4 0 0 0
Martinez retired all 12 batters important one. With one out AMERICAN LEAGUE N.Y. Mets 9, Colorado 5
BS,2-2 ......................
W.Lopez...................
2
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1
1
2
1
1
1
1
0
0
1
1
Trumo 1b 3 0 0 0 ABeltre 3b 3 1 1 1
Bourjos cf 3 0 0 0 DvMrp lf 3 0 0 0
he faced and had a two-run Infante singled off Brian Bro- Thursday's Games
Tampa Bay 7, Cleveland 4
San Francisco 3, Arizona 2
L.A. Dodgers at Pittsburgh, ppd., rain
Gee pitched to 3 batters in the 6th. Napoli dh 2 1 0 0
HBP—by Gee (Wallace). PB—R.Paulino. Balk— Torreal c 3 0 0 0
double. He took over for Bran- derick (0-1), then came all the Kansas City 11, N.Y. Yankees 5 Atlanta 6, Washington 5, 10 innings Gee. Totals 32 1 6 1 Totals 31 4 7 4
Baltimore 2, Seattle 1, 12 innings Friday's Games Umpires—Home, Angel Hernandez;First, Mike Es- Los Angeles....................... 001 000 000 — 1
don Beachy, who left with a left way around on Dobbs’ drive to Friday's Games Chicago Cubs 11, San Francisco 4 tabrook;Second, Chad Fairchild;Third, Bill Miller. Texas.................................. 100 111 00x — 4
Florida 6, Washington 5, 11 innings T—2:58. A—28,791 (40,963).
oblique injury after two innings. right. The ball beat Infante to Boston 5, N.Y. Yankees 4
Detroit 3, Kansas City 1 Cincinnati 6, St. Louis 5, 10 innings DP—Texas 1. LOB—Los Angeles 7, Texas 4.
2B—Callaspo (7), Kinsler (11), Mi.Young (15).
Antonio Bastardo (2-0) home plate and Nationals catch- Cleveland 5, Seattle 4
Tampa Bay 3, Baltimore 0
Philadelphia 5, Atlanta 4
N.Y. Mets 6, Houston 4 Brewers 5, Pirates 2 HR—Aybar (1), Andrus (2), A.Beltre (9).
IP H R ER BB SO
struck out Freddie Freeman er Wilson Ramos was in posi- Texas 4, L.A. Angels 1
Toronto 2, Minnesota 0
Milwaukee 5, Pittsburgh 2
San Diego at Colorado, 8:40 p.m.
Pittsburgh Milwaukee Los Angeles
ab r h bi ab r h bi Weaver L,6-3........... 6 7 4 4 1 6
with the bases loaded to end tion to make a tag, but Infante Chicago White Sox at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. AMcCt cf 4 0 0 0 Weeks 2b 3 0 2 0 Jepsen...................... 1 0 0 0 0 0
Saturday's Games Saturday's Games Tabata lf 3 0 1 0 CGomz cf 5 0 1 0 T.Bell ........................ 1 0 0 0 0 1
the seventh. slid head first and reached over Seattle (Bedard 1-4) at Cleveland (White 1-0), 1:05 Florida (Ani.Sanchez 2-1) at Washington (L.Her- GJones rf 4 0 0 0 Braun lf 5 0 1 3 Texas
nandez 3-4), 1:05 p.m. Walker 2b 4 0 1 0 Fielder 1b 3 0 0 0
and around Ramos to touch the p.m.
Chicago White Sox (Floyd 4-2) at Oakland (T.Ross Philadelphia (Blanton 1-1) at Atlanta (Jurrjens 4-0), Alvarez 3b 3 0 0 0 McGeh 3b 4 0 1 0
Ogando W,4-0 ......... 61⁄3
Eppley H,2 ............... 2⁄3
5
0
1
0
1
0
1
0
5
0
Mets 6, Astros 4 back tip of the plate for the 2-2), 4:05 p.m. 1:10 p.m. Overay 1b
Snyder c
4 1 2 0 C.Hart rf
3 0 0 0 YBtncr ss
4 1 1 0
4 0 0 0
Oliver H,6 ................. 1 0 0 0 0 0
Baltimore (Bergesen 0-4) at Tampa Bay (W.Davis San Diego (Harang 5-2) at Colorado (Chacin 4-2), Feliz S,7-7................ 1 1 0 0 1 0
HOUSTON — David Wright go-ahead run. 4-2), 4:10 p.m.
Kansas City (Francis 0-4) at Detroit (Penny 3-3),
3:10 p.m.
N.Y. Mets (Dickey 1-4) at Houston (Happ 2-4), 4:05
Paul ph
Cedeno ss
1 0 0 0 Lucroy c
2 1 1 2 Gallard p
3 2 1 1
3 2 2 1
HBP—by Ogando (Trumbo).
Umpires—Home, Tom Hallion;First, James Hoye-
hit a go-ahead homer to cap a 4:10 p.m. p.m.
Pittsburgh (Karstens 2-1) at Milwaukee (Narveson
JMcDnl p
Ascanio p
2 0 0 0 Estrad p
0 0 0 0 Counsll ph
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
;Second, Phil Cuzzi;Third, Angel Campos.
L.A. Angels (Haren 4-2) at Texas (Holland 3-1), 4:10 T—2:31. A—45,995 (49,170).
four-run eighth inning that Reds 6, Cardinals 5, 10 innings p.m. 1-3), 4:10 p.m. Moskos p 0 0 0 0 Axford p 0 0 0 0
Toronto (Jo-.Reyes 0-3) at Minnesota (Blackburn St. Louis (McClellan 5-0) at Cincinnati (Cueto 1-0), Pearce ph 1 0 0 0
rallied the New York Mets to a CINCINNATI — Joey Votto’s 2-4), 4:10 p.m. 4:10 p.m. Resop p 0 0 0 0 Blue Jays 2, Twins 0
Arizona (Collmenter 1-0) at L.A. Dodgers (Billing- Totals 31 2 5 2 Totals 34 5 9 5
6-4 victory over the Houston two-out, run-scoring single in Boston (Beckett 2-1) at N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia
3-2), 7:10 p.m. sley 2-2), 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh .......................... 000 200 000 — 2
Toronto
ab r h bi
Minnesota
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Astros on Friday night. the 10th inning completed the Sunday's Games
Kansas City at Detroit, 1:05 p.m.
San Francisco (Vogelsong 2-0) at Chicago Cubs
(D.Davis 0-0), 7:10 p.m.
Milwaukee.......................... 002 300 00x — 5
E—Overbay (4). DP—Milwaukee 1. LOB—Pitts-
YEscor ss
CPttrsn lf
3
5
0
1
1 0
1 0
Span cf
Plouffe ss
3 0 1 0
3 0 1 0
Wright’s two-run shot was the Cincinnati Reds’ rally to a 6-5 Seattle at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m. Sunday's Games
St. Louis at Cincinnati, 1:10 p.m.
burgh 5, Milwaukee 10. 2B—Tabata (7), Weeks (9), Bautist rf 4 1 3 1 Kubel dh 4 0 0 0
Baltimore at Tampa Bay, 1:40 p.m. C.Hart (3). HR—Cedeno (1), Lucroy (2). SB—Taba- JRiver dh 5 0 2 1 Mornea 1b 4 0 1 0
last of three late homers by the win over the St. Louis Cardinals Toronto at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m. Florida at Washington, 1:35 p.m. ta (10), Braun 2 (7). A.Hill 2b 4 0 1 0 DYong lf 4 0 1 0
L.A. Angels at Texas, 3:05 p.m. Philadelphia at Atlanta, 1:35 p.m. IP H R ER BB SO Arencii c 4 0 0 0 ACasill pr 0 0 0 0
Mets that helped them over- on Friday night that tightened Chicago White Sox at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Houston, 2:05 p.m. Pittsburgh Encrnc 1b 5 0 2 0 Cuddyr rf 4 0 0 0
Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m. Ja.McDonald L,2-3 . 4 6 5 5 3 7 Cooper 1b 0 0 0 0 Valenci 3b 2 0 0 0
come a 4-0 deficit for their sixth the NL Central. Boston at N.Y. Yankees, 8:05 p.m.
Monday's Games San Francisco at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Ascanio..................... 1 0 0 0 0 2 JMcDnl 3b 3 0 2 0 LHughs 2b 3 0 0 0
Moskos..................... 1 1 0 0 1 0
win in eight games. With 32,972 fans waving N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, 6:40 p.m.
Toronto at Detroit, 7:05 p.m.
San Diego at Colorado, 3:10 p.m.
Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, 4:10 p.m. Resop ....................... 2 2 0 0 1 2
RDavis cf 4 0 1 0 Butera c
Revere ph
2 0 0 0
1 0 0 0
Jason Bay got New York white rally towels and chanting Baltimore at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Monday's Games
Philadelphia at St. Louis, 7:05 p.m.
Milwaukee
Gallardo W,4-2........ 6 5 2 2 3 5 Totals 37 213 2 Totals
RRiver c 0 0 0 0
30 0 4 0
Cleveland at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m.
going with a solo shot in the “MVP,” the National League Texas at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Estrada H,2..............
Axford S,8-10 ..........
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
2
Toronto............................... 000 000 101 — 2
L.A. Angels at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. Minnesota .......................... 000 000 000 — 0
seventh and pinch-hitter Fer- MVP came through against Minnesota at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. Florida at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Umpires—Home, Alfonso Marquez;First, Ed Hick- DP—Toronto 1, Minnesota 1. LOB—Toronto 14,
Houston at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m. ox;Second, Chris Conroy;Third, Brian O’Nora.
nando Martinez cut it to 4-3 Jason Motte (1-1), driving home NATIONAL LEAGUE
Thursday's Games
San Francisco at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. T—3:01. A—32,837 (41,900).
Minnesota 6. 2B—Bautista (7), A.Hill (4). HR—Bau-
tista (12). SB—C.Patterson (6), J.Rivera (2). S—
with a long, two-run drive in Chris Heisey from second base. St. Louis 9, Chicago Cubs 1
San Diego at Arizona, 9:40 p.m.
Milwaukee at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m.
Y.Escobar, Jo.McDonald.

the eighth. A M E R I C A N Toronto


IP H R ER BB SO

Cubs 11, Giants 4 L E A G U E R.Romero W,3-4..... 82⁄3


F.Francisco S,3-4 ... 1⁄3
4
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
8
1
T—3:07. A—37,433 (41,159). Minnesota
Brewers 5, Pirates 2 CHICAGO — Ryan Demp- N A T I O N A L Red Sox 5, Yankees 4 Pavano ..................... 51⁄3 7 0 0 3 1
Al.Burnett L,0-2 ....... 2⁄3 1 1 1 1 0
MILWAUKEE — Jonathan ster struck out a season-high 11 L E A G U E Reds 6, Cardinals 5, 10 Boston New York Hoey ......................... 1 1 0 0 0 1
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Lucroy homered and Ryan and snapped a six-game Wrigley innings, Ellsury cf 5 1 2 0 Jeter ss 5 1 1 0
Perkins .....................
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2
0
1
0
1
0
0
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2
Phillies 5, Braves 4 St. Louis Cincinnati Pedroia 2b 3 1 1 0 Grndrs cf 5 1 2 1
Braun drove in three runs, Field losing streak to help the Philadelphia Atlanta ab r h bi ab r h bi AdGnzl 1b 3 1 1 2 Teixeir 1b 5 0 0 0
Al.Burnett pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.
WP—R.Romero. PB—Arencibia.
Youkils 3b 5 2 1 2 AlRdrg 3b 3 0 1 0
helping the Milwaukee Brewers Chicago Cubs beat the San Rollins ss
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5 1 1 0 Prado lf
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5 1 3 0
Punto 2b
Rasms cf
3
4
0
2
0 0
1 0
Stubbs cf
Renteri ss
4 1 0 0
4 1 1 2 Ortiz dh 3 0 1 0 Cano 2b 3 0 0 0
Umpires—Home, Jeff Kellogg;First, Eric Cooper-
;Second, Mark Carlson;Third, Tim Timmons.
J.Drew rf 5 0 1 0 Swisher rf 3 0 1 0
beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 Francisco Giants 11-4 Friday. Victorn cf 5 1 2 1 McLoth cf 2 0 0 0 Pujols 1b
Hollidy lf
4
5
1
1
2 0
3 2
Votto 1b
BPhllps 2b
5 1 2 1
4 0 2 1 Lowrie ss 3 0 1 0 Posada dh 4 1 1 0
T—2:58. A—38,809 (39,500).
Polanc 3b 4 1 2 0 C.Jones 3b 2 0 1 1
on Friday night after an in- Dempster (2-4) allowed two Howard 1b 4 2 2 3 McCnn c 4 0 0 0 Brkmn rf 2 0 0 1 Bruce rf 4 1 1 1 Crwfrd lf 4 0 0 1 Martin c 4 1 1 2
BFrncs rf 4 0 1 0 Heywrd pr 0 0 0 0 Batista p 0 0 0 0 Rolen 3b 5 0 3 1 Sltlmch c 4 0 1 0 Gardnr lf 4 0 1 0 N L L E A D E R S
cident cleared both benches runs and six hits in six innings Ibanez lf 4 0 2 1 Uggla 2b 5 0 0 0 Miller p 0 0 0 0 FLewis lf 3 0 2 0 Totals 35 5 9 5 Totals 36 4 8 3
Orr 2b 3 0 0 0 Fremn 1b 4 0 0 0 Salas p 0 0 0 0 Leake p 0 0 0 0 Boston ................................ 000 200 300 — 5
briefly in the third. and the Cubs ended San Fran- Mayrry ph 1 0 0 0 AlGnzlz ss 4 2 3 0 ESnchz p 0 0 0 0 Cairo ph 1 0 0 0 New York ........................... 000 020 011 — 4
BATTING—Holliday, St. Louis, .398;Ethier, Los
Angeles, .366;Polanco, Philadelphia, .354;Votto,
Worley p 0 0 0 0 Mather rf 3 1 2 0 MHmlt ph 1 0 0 0 Masset p 0 0 0 0 E—Youkilis (3). LOB—Boston 10, New York 8.
Milwaukee has dominated cisco’s six-game winning streak. Madson p 0 0 0 0 Beachy p 1 0 0 0 Craig rf 0 0 0 0 JGoms ph 1 0 0 0 2B—Swisher (5). 3B—Granderson (3). HR—
Cincinnati, .351;Berkman, St. Louis,
.351;GSanchez, Florida, .340;Kemp, Los Angeles,
Ruiz c 3 0 0 0 CMrtnz p 1 0 1 2 YMolin c 5 1 1 0 Corder p 0 0 0 0 Ad.Gonzalez (8), Youkilis (6), Martin (7). SB—Ells- .338.
Hamels p 2 0 0 0 DHrndz ph 1 0 0 0 Descals 3b 5 0 2 2 Hanign c 2 0 0 0 bury (12), Al.Rodriguez (1), Cano (3). S—Pedroia. RUNS—Rasmus, St. Louis, 31;Votto, Cincinnati,
Gload ph 1 0 0 0 Gearrin p 0 0 0 0 Greene ss 3 0 0 0 T.Wood pr 0 0 0 0 SF—Ad.Gonzalez. 30;Holliday, St. Louis, 29;Stubbs, Cincinnati,
JRomr p 0 0 0 0 OFlhrt p 0 0 0 0 Lohse p 3 0 0 0 RHrndz c 1 0 1 0 IP H R ER BB SO 28;Berkman, St. Louis, 27;Braun, Milwaukee,
AMERICAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP Stutes p
Bastrd p
0 0 0 0 Hinske ph
0 0 0 0 Linernk p
1 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
Jay rf
Motte p
2
0
0
0
0 0
0 0
Arroyo p
Bray p
1 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
Boston
C.Buchholz W,4-3 .. 7 5 2 2 1 7
27;Prado, Atlanta, 27;Pujols, St. Louis, 27.
Heisey lf 3 2 1 0 RBI—Howard, Philadelphia, 35;Berkman, St.
WValdz 2b 1 0 0 0 Bard H,7 ................... 1 1 1 1 1 1 Louis, 33;Pence, Houston, 31;Fielder, Milwaukee,

Tigers’ Verlander
Totals 37 510 5 Totals 33 410 3 Totals 37 5 9 5 Totals 38 613 6 Papelbon S,6-7 ....... 1 2 1 1 0 1 29;Braun, Milwaukee, 28;Holliday, St. Louis,
Philadelphia....................... 300 000 110 — 5 St. Louis ....................... 000 301 100 0 — 5 New York 28;CJones, Atlanta, 27.
Atlanta ................................ 100 021 000 — 4 Cincinnati...................... 000 002 201 1 — 6 Colon L,2-2 .............. 6 5 3 2 3 4 HOME RUNS—ASoriano, Chicago, 11;Berkman,
E—Polanco (3), Hamels (1). DP—Philadelphia 2. Two outs when winning run scored. Chamberlain ............ 1 3 2 2 0 0 St. Louis, 10;Braun, Milwaukee, 10;Howard, Phila-
LOB—Philadelphia 6, Atlanta 10. 2B—Rollins (6), E—B.Phillips (1). DP—St. Louis 2, Cincinnati 1. Logan........................ 1 1 0 0 0 1 delphia, 9;Tulowitzki, Colorado, 9;Beltran, New
Howard (9), Prado (11), Mather 2 (3), C.Martinez (1). LOB—St. Louis 10, Cincinnati 13. 2B—Holliday R.Soriano ................. 1 0 0 0 2 1 York, 8;Bruce, Cincinnati, 8;Fielder, Milwaukee,
HR—Howard (9). CS—Prado (4). S—McLouth 3, (12), Descalso (6), Renteria (2), Votto (11), Rolen Colon pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. 8;CYoung, Arizona, 8.
Logan pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

flirts with history


Mather. (7), R.Hernandez (5). SB—Pujols (3). S—B.Phil- STOLEN BASES—Bourn, Houston, 14;Desmond,
IP H R ER BB SO lips, Arroyo. SF—Berkman. HBP—by Bard (Cano). WP—Bard. PB—Martin. Washington, 13;Bourgeois, Houston, 12;Kemp,
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO Umpires—Home, Chris Guccione;First, Mike Win- Los Angeles, 12;JosReyes, New York, 12;Stubbs,
Hamels ..................... 6 8 4 4 1 7 St. Louis ters;Second, Mike Everitt;Third, Mark Wegner. Cincinnati, 12;OHudson, San Diego, 10;Tabata,
J.Romero ................. 1⁄3 1 0 0 2 0 Lohse........................ 6 7 2 2 2 4 T—3:35. A—48,254 (50,291). Pittsburgh, 10;Venable, San Diego, 10.
Stutes ....................... 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Batista ....................... 0 2 2 2 1 0 STRIKEOUTS—Lincecum, San Francisco,
Bastardo W,2-0 ....... 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Miller ......................... 0 0 0 0 1 0 Tigers 3, Royals 1 66;Halladay, Philadelphia, 66;Garza, Chicago,
Worley H,2 ............... 1 1 0 0 0 1 Salas H,3 ................. 2 0 0 0 1 0 65;ClLee, Philadelphia, 64;Norris, Houston,
Madson S,6-6.......... 1 0 0 0 1 1 E.Sanchez BS,1-5 .. 1 2 1 1 1 1 Kansas City Detroit 60;Hamels, Philadelphia, 56;Kershaw, Los An-
Atlanta Motte L,1-1 .............. 2⁄3 2 1 1 1 0 ab r h bi ab r h bi geles, 53;JSanchez, San Francisco,
The Associated Press Indians 5, Mariners 4 Beachy ..................... 2 6 3 3 1 1 Cincinnati Getz 2b 4 0 0 0 AJcksn cf 3 1 1 1 53;JoJohnson, Florida, 53.
C.Martinez ............... 4 0 0 0 0 4 Arroyo....................... 6 6 4 3 3 3 MeCarr cf 4 0 1 1 SSizmr 2b 4 0 1 0
DETROIT — Justin Verlan- CLEVELAND — Travis Hafn- Gearrin H,2 .............. 2⁄3 1 1 1 0 0 Bray........................... 1⁄3 0 1 1 1 0 Gordon lf 4 0 1 0 Boesch rf 4 0 1 0

der made an impressive bid to


O’Flaherty L,1-2 Leake........................ 2⁄3 2 0 0 1 0 Butler dh 2 0 0 0 C.Wells rf 0 0 0 0 T H I S D A T E I N
er hit a two-out, two-run homer BS,1-1 ...................... 11⁄3 3 1 1 0 2 Masset......................
Cordero W,3-1 ........
2
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
1
4
1
Francr rf
Hosmer 1b
4
4
0
0
0 0
0 0
MiCarr 1b
VMrtnz dh
4 0 1 0
3 1 1 0 B A S E B A L L
Linebrink .................. 1 0 0 0 0 0
become the second pitcher to in the ninth inning off Seattle WP—Hamels. PB—Ruiz. Batista pitched to 3 batters in the 7th. Aviles 3b 3 0 0 0 Kelly lf 3 0 1 0
Miller pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. Treanr c 3 0 1 0 JhPerlt ss 2 1 1 1
throw back-to-back no-hitters closer Brandon League on Fri- Umpires—Home, David Rackley;First, Bruce
Dreckman;Second, Paul Emmel;Third, Gary Dar- HBP—by Salas (Hanigan). WP—E.Sanchez, AEscor ss 2 1 0 0 Avila c 3 0 0 1
May 14
1913 — Washington’s Walter Johnson gave up a
Leake. Inge 3b 3 0 0 0
before allowing an RBI triple to day night, rallying the Cleve- ling.
T—3:04. A—36,168 (49,586). Umpires—Home, Mike DiMuro;First, Andy Fletch- Totals 30 1 3 1 Totals 29 3 7 3
run in the fourth inning against the St. Louis Browns
to end his streak of 56 scoreless innings. The Sen-
Kansas City’s Melky Cabrera in land Indians to their latest er;Second, Tim Welke;Third, Jim Reynolds.
T—3:54. A—32,972 (42,319).
Kansas City ....................... 000 001 000 — 1 ators won 10-5.
Detroit................................. 110 100 00x — 3 1920 — Walter Johnson of the Washington Sen-
the sixth inning of Detroit’s 3-1 dramatic win, 5-4 over the Mari- Cubs 11, Giants 4 DP—Kansas City 1. LOB—Kansas City 5, Detroit 5. ators recorded his 300th victory with a 9-8 win over
win Friday night. ners, who lost their sixth
San Francisco Chicago Marlins 6, Nationals 5, 11 2B—Treanor (2), Mi.Cabrera
3B—Me.Cabrera (3). HR—A.Jackson (3), Jh.Per-
(11). the Detroit Tigers.
1950 — Pittsburgh first baseman Johnny Hopp hit
ab r h bi ab r h bi
In his first start since throw- Torres cf 5 2 3 0
SCastro ss 5 2 3 2 innings, alta (5). SB—Gordon (4), A.Jackson (5). two home runs and four singles in six at-bats, lead-
straight. FSnchz 2b 4 0 0 0
Barney 2b 5 2 3 3 Florida Washington
IP H R ER BB SO ing the Pirates to a 16-9 victory over the Cubs in the
ing a no-hitter at Toronto on Hafner belted an 0-1 pitch Huff 1b
Posey c
4
4
0
0
2 2
Byrd cf
2 0
JeBakr 3b
4 1 2 0
4 1 1 1
ab r h bi ab r h bi
Kansas City
Hochevar L,3-4 ....... 6 7 3 3 3 3
second game of a doubleheader at Chicago.
1965 — Carl Yastrzemski of Boston hit for the cycle
Coghln cf 6 0 1 0 Berndn cf 5 0 3 2
Saturday, Verlander pitched 5 from League (0-4) over the DeWitt Bonifac 3b-lf 6 0 0 0 Dsmnd ss 6 0 2 1
L.Coleman ............... 12⁄3
Collins....................... 1⁄3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
and added another home run for five RBIs in a 12-8
Schrhlt rf 4 1 1 0 ph-3b 1 0 0 0 HRmrz ss 5 1 2 0 Werth rf 3 1 0 0 10-inning loss to the Detroit Tigers.
2-3 hitless innings before Cabre- center-field fence for his first C.Ross lf 4 1 1 2 ASorin lf 3 1 1 0 GSnchz 1b 4 1 2 2 AdLRc 1b 4 0 0 0
Detroit 1967 — Mickey Mantle’s 500th home run, off Stu
Fontent ss 4 0 0 0 Marshll p 0 0 0 0 Verlander W,4-3...... 8 2 1 1 3 7 Miller, lifted the New York Yankees to a 6-5 victory
ra sent a line drive to the gap in homer since April 17, sending a Tejada 3b 4 0 0 0 Colvin ph 1 0 0 0
J.Buck c
Morrsn lf
5
4
1
1
1 1
1 1
WRams c
L.Nix lf
5 0 0 0
5 1 3 2
Valverde S,9-9 ........ 1 1 0 0 0 2 over the Baltimore Orioles.
Bmgrn p 1 0 0 0 Mateo p 0 0 0 0 WP—Valverde. 1972 — In his first game with the New York Mets,
right-center field. Verlander was crowd of 33,774 into a frenzy. Burrell ph 1 0 0 0 RJhnsn rf-lf 5 1 3 4
Mujica p
LNunez p
0
0
0
0
0 0
0 0
Espinos 2b
Storen p
3 1 0 0
0 0 0 0 Umpires—Home, Larry Vanover;First, Brian Gor- Willie Mays hit a fifth inning home run off Don Car-
man;Second, Tony Randazzo;Third, Dan Bellino.
trying to equal Cincinnati’s Affeldt p
Mota p
0 0 0 0 C.Pena 1b
0 0 0 0 K.Hill c
4 0 0 0
3 0 0 1
Stanton rf
Infante 2b
5
5
1
1
1 1
2 0
Morse ph
Brdrck p
1 0 1 0
0 0 0 0 T—2:23. A—33,641 (41,255).
rithers for the difference in a 5-4 triumph over the
San Francisco Giants.
Johnny Vander Meer, who Rangers 4, Angels 1 Runzler p 0 0 0 0 Dmpstr p 1 1 0 0 HrstnJr 1977 — Jim Colborn of the Kansas City Royals no-

threw two straight no-hitters in


DeRosa ph 1 0 0 0 K.Wood p 0 0 0 0 Volstad p 2 0 1 0 3b-2b 5 2 2 0 Rays 3, Orioles 0 hit the Texas Rangers for a 6-0 victory.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Alexi Totals
Fukdm ph-rf 1 2 1 0
36 4 9 4 Totals 37111411
R.Webb p 0 0 0 0 Grzlny p 1 0 0 0
Baltimore Tampa Bay
1988 — Jose Oquendo became the first non-pitcher
in 20 seasons to get a decision, taking the loss in the
Cousins ph 1 0 0 0 Coffey p 0 0 0 0
1938. Ogando pitched effectively into San Francisco ................. 100 010 020 — 4 MDunn p 0 0 0 0 Stairs ph 1 0 1 0 ab r h bi ab r h bi 19th inning when Ken Griffey’s two-out, two-run
BRorts 2b 4 0 0 0 Fuld cf 4 0 0 0 double led the Atlanta Braves over the St. Louis
Verlander (4-3) settled for the seventh inning, Elvis An-
Chicago............................ 030 000 53x — 11
LOB—San Francisco 6, Chicago 8. 2B—Huff (9),
Badnhp p
Choate p
0 0 0 0 Marqus pr
0 0 0 0 Clipprd p
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 Markks rf 4 0 0 0 Zobrist rf 3 0 1 0 Cardinals 7-5.
D.Lee 1b 4 0 1 0 Damon dh 4 1 1 1 1989 — Benny Distefano became the first left-hand-
another outstanding outing, drus and Adrian Beltre home- S.Castro (8), Barney (5). 3B—Torres (1), Re.John-
son (1). HR—C.Ross (2). SB—Torres (2). S—
Dobbs 3b
Totals
1 0 1 1 Cora 3b
44 612 6 Totals
2 0 0 0
41 512 5 Scott dh 3 0 0 0 Longori 3b 4 1 2 0 ed catcher in a major league game in nine years
AdJons cf 3 0 0 0 Joyce lf 2 1 2 2
allowing a run on two hits and red, and the Texas Rangers beat K.Hill. Florida ........................ 300 100 010 01 — 6 Wieters c 3 0 1 0 Ktchm 1b 3 0 0 0
when he caught the ninth inning of the Pittsburgh
Pirates’ 5-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves. Mike Squires
IP H R ER BB SO Washington................ 001 300 010 00 — 5
three walks in eight innings. He Jered Weaver and the Los An- San Francisco DP—Florida 3, Washington 1. LOB—Florida 8,
Hardy ss
Pie lf
3 0 1 0 SRdrgz 2b
3 0 0 0 Brignc ss
3 0 0 0
3 0 1 0
caught two games with the Chicago White Sox in
1980 and Dale Long caught two games for the Chi-
Bumgarner L,0-6..... 6 5 3 3 2 6
struck out seven. geles Angels 4-1 on Friday night. Affeldt ....................... 1⁄3 2 4 4 1 0
Washington 9. 2B—Coghlan (11), H.Ramirez (6),
Dobbs (4), Bernadina (2), L.Nix (5), Morse (2), Hair-
MrRynl 3b
Totals
3 0 1 0 Jaso c
30 0 4 0 Totals
3 0 0 0
29 3 7 3
cago Cubs in 1958.
Mota.......................... 2⁄3 2 1 1 1 1 1993 — Jay Gainer of the Colorado Rockies hit a
ston Jr. (6). HR—G.Sanchez (7), J.Buck (5), Morri-
Ogando (4-0) missed his Runzler..................... 1 5 3 3 0 1 son (5), Stanton (6), L.Nix (5). SB—Bernadina (4).
Baltimore ............................ 000 000 000 — 0 home run on the first major league pitch he saw. The
first baseman became the fifth National Leaguer
Rays 3, Orioles 0 previous scheduled start last
Chicago
Dempster W,2-4...... 6 6 2 2 1 11
S—Volstad, Gorzelanny.
Tampa Bay......................... 020 000 01x — 3
DP—Baltimore 2. LOB—Baltimore 4, Tampa Bay 4. and 12th major leaguer to accomplish this feat. The
IP H R ER BB SO Cincinnati Reds beat the Rockies 13-5.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Sunday against the New York
K.Wood H,6 .............
Marshall ...................
1
1
1
2
0
2
0
2
0
0
1
2
Florida 2B—D.Lee (4), Longoria (6). HR—Damon (6),
Joyce (5). 1996 — Dwight Gooden pitched a no-hitter as the
Volstad ..................... 6 8 4 4 1 7
Jeremy Hellickson threw a Yankees because of a blister on Mateo ........................ 1
HBP—by Affeldt (Byrd). WP—Dempster.
0 0 0 0 0 R.Webb .................... 1 1 0 0 0 1
Baltimore
IP H R ER BB SO New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 2-0.
Gooden struck out five and walked six.
M.Dunn BS,2-2 ....... 1 1 1 1 2 1
four-hitter, Matt Joyce and John- his right index finger. Umpires—Home, Todd Tichenor;First, D.J. Rey- Badenhop................. 2⁄3 1 0 0 2 0 Guthrie L,1-6 ...........
Tampa Bay
8 7 3 3 2 5 Today's birthdays: Luke Gregerson 27;Roy Halla-
day 34;Tony Perez 67.
burn;Second, Gerry Davis;Third, Sam Holbrook. Choate ...................... 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0
ny Damon homered and the He was in command against
Tampa Bay Rays beat the Balti- the Angels in his eighth career
more Orioles 3-0 on Friday start, all this season after con-

RED SOX
night. verting from the bullpen. The Youkilis reached out for a 98 mph to Posada before working it full — five hits and three walks in six-
Hellickson (4-2) struck out lanky right-hander allowed one fastball and powered it over the and getting him on the fastest plus innings.
three and walked one in his first run and five hits in 6 1-3 innings. right-field scoreboard for a two- pitch of the night. A crowd of 48,254 filled the
career complete game. The run homer. Boston (18-20) stopped a two- ballpark for the first sellout since
Continued from Page 1B
right-hander retired his final 13 Blue Jays 2, Twins 0 Buchholz, 1-3 with a 6.25 ERA game skid and remained five opening day. It was the first Fri-
hitters. MINNEAPOLIS — Ricky chances, ending career-high against the Yankees coming in, al- games behind AL East-leading day the 13th game between the ri-
Joyce put the Rays up with a Romero pitched 8 2-3 innings, stretches of six games and 20 lowed two runs and five hits in Tampa Bay. The Yankees, who vals in a decade — and the first
two-run homer off Jeremy Guth- Jose Bautista homered and the days without one. He allowed seven innings, struck out seven dropped to 1-3 against the Red between them in New York in 20
rie (1-6) in the second inning. Toronto Blue Jays beat the Curtis Granderson’s two-out RBI and walked one. Sox on Friday the 13th, lost their years.
He had two hits and is 23 for 48 somber Minnesota Twins 2-0 on single before getting Mark Teix- Granderson tripled to the base third straight home game for the Boston started seven left-hand-
with five homers and 13 RBIs Friday night. eira to pop out with the tying run of the left-field wall off Bard in the first time since Sept. 22-25 and ed hitters against Colon, who en-
over his last 14 games. The Twins learned earlier in on base. eighth and scored on a wild pitch. dropped two games behind the tered with a .311 opponents’ bat-
Damon made it 3-0 with a the day that former star Har- Gonzalez homered leading off Alex Rodriguez walked, Bard hit Rays. ting average against lefties and a
solo homer in the eighth inning. mon Killebrew was preparing the fourth against Bartolo Colon Robinson Cano on the left foot In Colon’s first start since an or- .238 against righties. The 2005
He broke a tie for 73rd place on for the final days of his life and (2-2), his fourth homer in three with a pitch, and the runners ad- thopedic surgeon said he injected AL Cy Young Award winner, who
the all-time hit list with Tim no longer planned to fight his games, and he put the Red Sox vanced on a double steal. Bard stem cells into the pitcher’s right turns 38 on May 24, struck out Ja-
Raines and Rabbit Maranville esophageal cancer. ahead with a seventh-inning sac- struck out Nick Swisher with a 99 shoulder and elbow last year, he coby Ellsbury on a 96 mph fast-
with his 2,606th hit. rifice fly off Joba Chamberlain. mph fastball, then fell behind 3-0 gave up three runs — two earned ball leading off the game.
CMYK

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL N H L P L AYO F F S NASCAR

Trucks race
gives Busch
96 victories
The Associated Press
DOVER, Del. — Under proba-
tion, Kyle Busch was on his best
AP PHOTO behavior racing side-by-side with
Coaches Todd Graham of Pitt (left) and Temple’s Steve Addazio at rival Kevin Harvick. Under cau-
a news conference to promote Pennsylvania high school football. tion, Busch geared up for the res-
tarts that helped move him up

Paterno skips Q&A


the NASCAR record book.
Busch won the Trucks Series
race at Dover International
AP PHOTO Speedway on Friday, moving into

session at Penn State


Mark Recchi (left) and the Bruins went 3-1 against Tampa Bay in the regular season. But they a tie for fifth place with 96 career
haven’t faced the Lightning with Dwayne Roloson in net, beating Mike Smith (right) in March. wins in the three major divisions.
Busch matched Mark Martin

Layoff ends for Bruins, Lightning


with his 96 wins: 21 in Sprint
By GENARO C. ARMAS On Friday, Paterno, Graham Cup, 48 in the Nationwide Series,
AP Sports Writer and Addazio met with a group of and 27 in Trucks. He can sweep
STATE COLLEGE — Penn high school coaches to talk about the weekend and boost his total
State coach Joe Paterno pulled a plans for a Pennsylvania high with wins today in the Nation-
veteran move at what was sup- school football convention, an all- The Eastern final opens dropped, Tampa Bay will have wide race or in Sunday’s Cup
posed to be a news conference star game and high school foot- gone nine days without a game race.
tonight after both teams
with his first-year counterparts ball coaches hall of fame exhibits since it swept the Washington He also became the first Trucks
from Pitt and Temple, posing for at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Lin- swept through the semis. Capitals. Two days later, the driver to win twice at Dover.
pictures briefly before walking coln Financial Field in Philadel- Bruins completed their four- “It wasn’t quite the walk in the
out the door without answering a phia and State College. game sweep of the Philadelphia park it seemed,” Busch said.
question. The coaches then came to the By HOWARD ULMAN Flyers. “This place is so difficult, so chal-
Only college football’s elder Penn State team squad room AP Sports Writer “I know a lot of people said UP NEXT lenging.”
statesman could pull this off, where they all posed for photog- BOSTON — The Boston they were hoping that (Bruins) His biggest challenge came
leaving a podium at his own raphers against the backdrop of Bruins know what to expect series would last longer and TAMPA BAY AT BOSTON from rookie Cole Whitt. Whitt
Conference finals, Game 1
team’s headquarters to the head the blue Nittany Lions logo be- from the Tampa Bay Lightning that they would get tired out,” was strong early on the long runs,
When: 8 p.m., today.
coaches from two in-state rivals. fore the high school coaches took — three strong offensive for- Lightning coach Guy Boucher TV: VERSUS he led 23 laps, but he struggled
“It’s an honor for me to spend the first turn at the microphone. wards and one unusual defen- said. “I was actually hoping for on the short ones.
time with him today,” Panthers Paterno walked away, briefcase sive alignment. the opposite so that we’d both When the race ultimately came
coach Todd Graham said Friday, in hand, saying, “These guys are Going seven days without a be in the same boat and we will some players that you’ve got to down to late restarts, Busch beat
with Owls coach Steve Addazio doing a great job.” game gave Bruins coaches plen- be.” keep a close eye on,” Julien said. the 19-year-old Whitt and took
looking on at a gathering to pro- A team spokesman said Pater- ty of time to prepare for the The Bruins have dominated “Hopefully, they’re thinking the the checkered flag for the third
mote Pennsylvania high school no had another appointment. Eastern Conference finals. the Lightning in Boston with a same way about our players. ... time this season in the Trucks Se-
football. Addazio said he would wel- “Every day our head was in 23-4-6 record. But the scoring We’ve handled other teams pret- ries.
“It’s a thrill to be here, to be come a chance to establish a the upcoming series,” coach skills of Martin St. Louis, Ste- ty well and we’re going to have “Kyle’s one of the best in the
around him,” Graham said, Penn State-Pitt-Temple round- Claude Julien said Friday. “The ven Stamkos and Vincent Leca- to handle those guys just as well business on restarts. He definite-
“around someone who’s made robin series, similar to the rival- players are the ones that are giv- valier and a 1-3-1 defensive if we plan on having success.” ly schooled me a few times,”
that kind of impact for a long pe- ries Florida has with in-state foes en days off and are told to just alignment that clogs the neutral The Lightning present a de- Whitt said.
riod of time.” Florida State and Miami. kind of get away from the rink zone could silence Bruins fans. fensive challenge with their 1- “I felt like I got a good one there
For the record, it’s 45 seasons But only Temple and Penn for a bit and then come back. We St. Louis was second in the 3-1 setup in which a checker at the end, but it wasn’t quite
and counting for the 84-year-old State currently have games have to have things prepared for NHL in both points (99) and as- pressures the puck carrier. good enough. That’s pretty much
Paterno — more than enough scheduled against each other. them.” sists (68), Stamkos was second Then the Bruins must get past a what won the race.”
time to develop a tendency the Penn State and Pitt once had a The preparations are just with 45 goals, and LeCavalier three-man line in the neutral Busch was impressed with
last couple years to try to shy high-profile rivalry, but the two about over. had 25 goals and 29 assists in 65 zone. If they just dump the puck Whitt’s performance.
away from offseason functions schools haven’t met since 2000. The Bruins and Lightning, games. In 11 playoff games, in, the defenseman can get it “Who’s the next up-and-com-
that might draw a large crowd or Graham said Friday he “would who have the same regular-sea- they’ve combined for 15 goals. and start the transition to of- ing star? Who’s the next guy that
an ever-inquisitive group of re- naturally love” to play Penn State son and postseason records, And Sean Bergenheim, a third- fense. can get the job done?” Busch said.
porters. in the future, though the topic start the best-of-seven series to- line wing, has a surprising sev- In their 11 playoff games with For the foreseeable future, all
When it comes to football didn’t come up Friday with Pater- night. en goals. that system, the Lightning have the up-and-comers and seasoned
though, it’s business as usual. no. By the time the first puck is “Every team you play has got allowed 24 goals. vets still have to get by Busch.

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ble. Many of the sessions ap- 1-800-432-8069 Mountain Top.
570-760-6218
Spacious 2nd floor
2 bedroom with
bath. Very private &
clean. Water, sewer NEWLY RENOVATED!
By JONATHAN TAMARI pear loosely organized, with Extensively remod-
eled with new
dining room plus & garbage included. Built 2003,
3 bedroom,
The Philadelphia Inquirer reporters sometimes out- LINEUP kitchen, stainless
sunroom and rear
porch. Off Wyoming
Available June 1st.
Security & refer- 1.5 bath modern
steel appliances, 3 2 story town-
On a beautiful Friday eve- numbering players. ASUCCESSFULSALE bedrooms, 1.5
Avenue. Modern ences. $450. Call
house with base-
kitchen and bath- (570) 855-6020 or
ning during the ongoing Tight end Brent Celek em-
YANKEES VS METS
baths, new gas fur- ment. Washer/
NFL lockout, a handful of Ea- phasized the importance of
INCLASSIFIED! 21 Penn Ave.
nace, central air, 2
room. Includes
stove, fridge, w/d,
(585) 298-3858
Dryer, hardwood
May 22, 1:05 pm Doyouneedmorespace? Saturday May 14th
car garage, walk-up storage, garage Shopping for a floors downstairs,
gles were back together staying sharp. Section 212 $126 attic. Gorgeous and off street park- new apartment?
granite counter-
1-800-432-8069 A yard or garage sale 8 am - 2 pm home with new win- ing. $550/mo + utili- tops throughout,
along the banks of the “When you come back in classified INDOOR SALE dows, vinyl siding, ties. No pets, no Classified lets stainless appli-
Shed (8x8x8, buyer
Schuylkill River for a gala (from the lockout), you want 409 Autos under is the best way must remove), King
doors, laminate
floors, new rugs &
smoking. $550/per you compare costs - ances, central air,
very private patio.
supporting DeSean Jack- to be on your game, other- $5000 tocleanoutyourclosets! size sleigh bed, tv, ceramic tile & much
month. Call without hassle $1,000.00
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plus size womens Call Nancy Palumbo Get moving internet, garbage
pancreatic cancer. of bad football out there,” Ce- with classified! clothes & misc.
household items
570-714-9240
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NO PETS.
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Works Restaurant. Next Graham arrived from Cali- BMW `03 530 I
Beige with tan
Development Looking for the right deal
Doyouneedmorespace?
A yard or garage sale
week, though, some of them fornia, where he has built his on an automobile?
plan to get back together for right quadriceps back to 65
leather interior.
Heated seats, sun- DOOR TO DOOR SALES Turn to classified.
in classified
work. percent strength compared roof, 30 MPG high-
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said roughly 15 players, per- to 80 percent, he can resume
86,000 miles.
Asking $11,500.
for door to door
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with classified!
haps including some non-Ea- running. Graham hopes that (570) 788-4007 going, self motivat-
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Vick was one of about a “I feel like I could be al- Classified’s got
Estate Sales/
CHARMING
AVAILABLE 1 bedroom, heat &
dozen Eagles at Jackson’s most there, but I probably the directions! INSIDE & OUT hot water included.
Flea Markets OVER KINGSTON
event, including defensive won’t be there for the start 415 Autos-Antique
& Classic
70VENDORS
ACRES OF
Modern 2 story FORTY FORT - 1 & 2 bedrooms
on 2nd floor.
FLORIDA
end Brandon Graham, who because I want to make PARKING
home on 1 acre. SECOND FLOOR,
PLAINS
Boca Raton
Duplex. Excellent Immaculate 4 Beautiful 5 room
said he doubts he will be sure,” he said. NEW MENU starter home, rooms with appli- 3 Bedroom home with Pool.
AT DELI Townhouse
ready for the start of the reg- Jackson’s event was per- retirement home, ances, laundry,
WILKES-BARRE
Fully furnished. On
Saturday or investment porch, parking. canal lot. $600
ular season, if it begins at its sonal. His father, William,
EDWARDSVILLE property Public 2nd floor, weekly. If interest-
10am-2pm Management pro- 2 bedroom
sewer,deep well. ed, write to:
normal time. learned that he had a late vided, 2 YEAR SHAVERTOWN
Graham has been rehabil- stage of pancreatic cancer in CHEVROLET `72 Sunday
8am-4pm
$109,000
Negotiable
570-287-5775
SAME RENT $465 +
UTILITIES, NO
Cape Cod style
home 2-3 bed-
120 Wagner St.
Moosic, PA 18507
itating a torn anterior cruci- January 2009 and died that CHEVELLE or 570-332-1048 PETS/SMOKING/ rooms,
ate ligament in Los Angeles,
one of many Eagles scattered
May.
“Doctors didn’t really have
Two door hard top.
307 Motor. Needs
EMPLOYMENT
APPLICATION
garage, corner lot
Find the
perfect
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across the country for the off- an answer,” Jackson said. additional 400 small 906 Homes for Sale Unfurnished AMERICA REALTY ANCES & SEWER.

friend.
block & many parts. 570-288-1422 Security & credit
season. But Vick expects to “We saw this firsthand take
bring together some receiv- away my dad’s life.”
$3,500. Serious
inquires only. 23 WILLIAMS ST. references
required.
Call T Randazzo
(570) 836-2574 Saturday Property Manager
ers and defensive backs. He established the De- May 14th 899-3407 The Classified
“This time we can do it our Sean Jackson Foundation for for info/appointment section at
9:00AM -
way,” Vick said, envisioning Pancreatic Cancer to raise 3:00PM SWEET VALLEY
Post Office Road
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himself as coach. “It’s impor- money to fight the disease, Oak colored Available 6/1/2011
coffee tables,
10 year old 3 bed- Beautiful 1st floor LYNNWOOD EC -
Clean out your
tant that we bond and we
jell.”
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of an illness that doesn’t have
CHEVROLET `72 bedroom furni-
room, 2.5 bath
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car plus garage, full
apartment. 2 bed-
rooms, bath, living
TION
2 bedroom, wash-
er/dryer, refrigera- basement, garage
ture, tv’s, hutch
He added, “I’m holding the same profile as other CHEVELLE basement. Open
room & dining room.
tor, dishwasher, gas

myself responsible for mak- forms of cancer.


Two door hard top.
307 Motor. Needs
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kitchen, gas fire-
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or attic and call the Call 829-7130
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Newly painted.
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items,and many pets. References.
ing the captain of this team.” a way to honor his father, block & many parts.
$3,500. Serious more items
& shed on 3.7 acres
Asking $225,000
$700 + one month
by tenant. No smok-
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BASEBALL

Stricken with cancer, Killebrew enters his final days


Hall of Fame slugger, who’s 74, He said the “I look forward to spending my nearby after his diagnosis in De- only thinner, quipping that man- by Killebrew’s doctors for how
cancer has been final days in comfort and peace cember. He expressed optimism ager Ron Gardenhire gave him much longer he might live. In-
announced that