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A Night Out on the Mountain

On Saturday, March 20, the stu- musical selections played in a park
dents at Crestwood High School will setting.
be putting on a gala event for the Mrs. Brozena’s art class will pres-
area. The setting will be a park with
ent an art exhibit in the high school
an Italian restaurant and a room located in front of the audi-
The evening will begin with a Spa-torium. It will feature the artwork of
ghetti Dinner served by the Crest- many of her aspiring art students.
wood Student Government. The The evening will conclude with a
meal will consist of pasta and meat-performance of the musical Foot-
balls, a salad, hot garlic bread, loose by the students. In the play,
homemade cake and a drink. The the students will sing and dance
food will be prepared and served by their way into your hearts. The play The cast of Footloose at Crestwood High School.
the students. The dinner will be will begin promptly at 7 p.m. Tickets
served from 5 to 6:30 with takeouts for the play are $6 for adults and $4
available. Cost is $7 for adults and
$6 for students.
for senior citizens and students.
The students are all working hard
Packer supervisor protesting sludge law
The Crestwood Band will provide to make this night of culture at
Crestwood a reality. Come and by Seth Isenberg Citizens raised concerns about supervisors to serve as the alter-
THIS WEEK IN share in their music, their song and Packer Township supervisors heavy truck traffic on Spring nate member of the Zoning Hearing
their art. All that is needed to make chairman Tom Gerhard will be going Mountain Road. It is reported that Board. He fills the position that was
WHITE HAVEN this night a success is the support to Harrisburg on March 9 to attend a the truckers are using the road to held by Tony Caso.
TWO WEEKS & TWO DAYS of the community, and the students rally against the sewage sludge bypass scales set up by PennDOT The township has contact its
Thursday, March 4 deserve that support, so come and ordinance (PA Act 38). Gerhard on Route 209. PennDOT and PA insurance company, DGK, after a
Joy Through Movement – 10:00 enjoy a night out on the Mountain. announced this during Packer State Police will be contacted. vandalism spree that has knocked
a.m. – W.H. United Methodist Township’s regular supervisors When asked about the new over and damaged over a dozen
Dinner reservations must be
W.H. Area Senior Citizens Meeting made by March 16. Please call meeting on March 1. Anyone else tanker truck that Weatherly Borough street signs, and some STOP signs
– 1:00 p.m. – V.F.W. Post 6615 Charles Herring at 868-6478 to set who wants to attend, sharing a ride is buying for Citizens Fire Company, – about 80% of the township’s signs
East Side Borough Council Meet- your reservations. The play will also with Gerhard if they would like, Gerhard explained that “it was a according to Gerhard.
ing – 7:00 p.m. – Borough Building be performed Friday, March 19 at 7 should contact him via the township done deal.” The Andreuzzi family’s donation
Narcotics Anonymous Meeting – at 427-8969. Matt Dulcey was appointed by of land towards a township park
p.m. Doors open at 6.
7:00 p.m. – Mountainview Com-
munity Church
was discussed. Efforts continue to
Kidder Township Volunteer Fire Robotics Championship makes 5th Weatherly appearance find a grant to buy and install fenc-
Company #1 Meeting – 7:30 p.m. On March 6 the Weatherly Institute through the day. There is no cost to ed robots performing tasks on a play- ing along the park boundaries – a
– Lehigh Tannery Fire House for Robotics and Engineering is host- attend. For a complete schedule visit ing field, in a competitive match situa- condition of the land donation. It is
Friday, March 5 ing the fifth annual First Tech Chal- the website: tion. The winner will be able to attend hoped that the park would be
W.H. Food Pantry – 11:00 a.m. to lenge PA State Robotics Champion- and click on the FTC PA page. the National Championship in April in enjoyed by residents of the entire
Noon – Rear, Haven Hall, White ship at the Weatherly Area Middle Teams from all over the eastern Atlanta, Georgia. Weatherly area.
Haven Center
Soup & Bread Lenten Dinner – School complex, 602 Sixth Street. seaboard and Canada are scheduled For more information contact the The supervisors will hold their
4:00 to 6:00 p.m. – St. Patrickʼs The doors open to the public at 8 a.m. to attend. This is a high school level Weatherly Institute for Robotics and next meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday,
Parish Center and the competition continues competition dealing with sophisticat- Engineering at 401-7813. April 5, at the municipal building on
Saturday, March 6 Route 93 in Hudsondale
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting -
7:00 p.m. – St. Patrickʼs Parish
Sunday, March 7
Breakfast, sponsored by Marine
Corps League Det. 1039 – 7:30
Thursday, March 4
a.m. to Noon – St. Patrickʼs Parish
Weatherly Rotary Club Dinner
Meeting – 6:30 p.m. – Weatherly
Breakfast – 7:30 a.m. to Noon – Al-
Country Inn
brightsville Volunteer Fire Com-
Weatherly Lions Club Meeting –
7:00 p.m. – Weatherly Borough
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting -
7:00 p.m. – Mountainview Com-
Weatherly Flower Club Meeting –
munity Church
7:00 p.m. – Zions Lutheran
Monday, March 8 Church Annex
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)
Sunday, March 7
Meeting – 5:45 p.m. - W.H. United
Bingo –1:30 p.m. – Our Lady of
Methodist Church Social Hall
Lourdes R.C. Church
White Haven Borough Council
Meeting – 7:00 p.m. – Municipal Monday, March 8
Building Lausanne Township Board of
Laurel Lodge 467 F. & A.M. Meet- Supervisors Meeting – 7:00 p.m.
ing – 7:30 p.m. – Masonic Hall – Agnes Klynowsky Garage
Tuesday, March 9 Tuesday, March 9
Guest readers at Weatherly Area Elementary School’s celebration of Read Across America and Dr. Seuss Citizensʼ Volunteer Fire Company
Joy Through Movement – 10:00
a.m. – W.H. United Methodist Day included back row, left to right, Weatherly Police Officer Ed Kubert; Weatherly Borough Manager Meeting – 7:30 p.m. - Fire House
Church Harold Pudliner; teacher Brandon Pugh; Citizens’ Fire Co. No. 1 Fire Chief George Miller; State Trooper Wednesday, March 10
Penn Lake Park Borough Council Dave Andreuzzi; DJ Harold Sipler; Community Chest Member Sandra Eroh; School Board Member John Soup & Sandwich Meal – 6:00
Meeting – 7:30 p.m. – P.L. Asso- Toft; and Elementary/Middle School Principal Sandra Slavick. Middle row, left to right, Community Chest p.m. – First Presbyterian Church
ciation Club House Community Lenten Service – 7:00
member Reverend Donald Stump; Jennifer Colecio, Carbon County Right From the Start and Weatherly
Dennison Township Volunteer Fire p.m. – First Presbyterian Church
Company & Auxiliary Meetings – Area PTA; Weatherly Borough council member Celine Gerhart; Weatherly Borough council member
Weatherly Area School Board
7:30 p.m. – Fire House Cecelia Gower. Kneeling in front are PTA volunteers Sharlene Bittner as Thing 2; Michele Gower as Thing Meeting – 7:00 p.m. – W.A.
Wednesday, March 10 1 and Weatherly Mayor Tom Connors as The Cat in the Hat. The day’s events were organized by Title I Middle School
Yoga Class – 10:00 a.m. – St. teacher Barbara Sipler and aides Julia Watkins, Jennifer Coxe, Debra Spaide and Judy Kunkle. Weatherly Borough Council Work-
Paulʼs Lutheran Church Photo by Donnell Stump shop Meeting – 7:00 p.m. –

Carmine’s Pizza
Alcoholics Anonymous. Meeting – Municipal Building
10:00 a.m. – Mountainview Com- Thursday, March 11
munity Church Weatherly Rotary Foundation
Foster Township Board of Super- Meeting – 9:00 a.m. – Weatherly
visors Meeting – 6:00 p.m. – Municipal Building
Township Municipal Building Senior Citizens Friendship Club
I.O.O.F. Lodge 457 Meeting – 7:30 Meeting – 1:30 p.m. – Salem
p.m. – Odd Fellows Hall U.C.C.
K. of C. Council 10616 Meeting –
7:30 p.m. – St. Patrickʼs Parish
Mon.-Thurs. & Sun. 10-10; Fri. & Sat. 10-11 Bingo Night – 7:00 p.m. (Doors
Open at 6:00 p.m.) – Tweedle
Nature’s first green is gold, Park
Thursday, March 11 Weatherly Rotary Club Dinner
Joy Through Movement – 10:00
a.m. – W.H. United Methodist
In Honor of Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf ’s a flower;
Meeting – 6:30 p.m. – Weatherly
Country Inn
Church Weatherly Area Community Li-
W.H. Lions Club Dinner Meeting –
6:30 p.m. – Sitkoʼs Barn Rest-
Carmine’s Birthday But only so an hour.
Then leaf subsides to leaf.
brary Board Meeting – 7:00 p.m. –
aurant Greater Weatherly Area Ambu-
Foster Township Planning Com- Love You... So Eden sank to grief, lance Association Meeting – 7:30
mission Meeting – 7:00 p.m. – So dawn goes down to day. p.m. – Ambulance Building
Township Municipal Building
Narcotics Anonymous Meeting –
See You... Dedicated to
3/5/79-7/11/01 Nothing gold can stay.
7:00 p.m. – Mountainview Com-
munity Church
Bye... USMC
—Robert Frost
home in East Side Borough. grandchildren Colten, Alysha
(USPS 277-440) Published weekly at
Death Roll A son of Pauline Pastore
Kolasensky of White Haven,
and Brittani; brother Paul
Kolasensky of White Haven.
211 Main Street, White Haven, PA 18661 FLOREMCE BRINKMEIER Women of 60 Plus of White he was born in Hazleton. He The funeral was held Tues-
Telephone (570) 443-8321 Florence T. Brinkmeier, 97, Haven. was a 1971 graduate of day from the Joseph E. Leh-
Subscription Price—$25 per year in Luzerne & Carbon Counties, Pennsylvania, payable in advance. of White Haven died Friday, Preceding her in death Crestwood High School. man Funeral Home, White
$30 per year elsewhere, payable in advance. February 26, 2010 in Moun- were her husband, Victor He was a member of St. Haven, with a Mass of Chris-
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POSTMASTER, send address change to: tain City Nursing & Rehab- Brinkmeier, in 1986; sisters Patrick’s R.C. Church of tian Burial in of St. Patrick’s
THE JOURNAL-HERALD ilitation Center, Hazleton. and brothers. White Haven, and had been R.C. Church celebrated by
211 Main Street, White Haven, PA 18661 A daughter of the late John Services will be held this employed for 32 years as an the Rev. John McHale, pas-
(JAY E. HOLDER, Co-Publisher 1954-1997) and Clair Sholfski, she was morning (Thursday) at 9:30 aide at Weatherwood Nurs- tor. Burial was in the parish
Clara R. Holder, Publisher
Seth Isenberg, General Manager born in Queens, N.Y. Prior to a.m. in St. Patrick’s R.C. ing & Rehabilitation Center in cemetery.
Ruth Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief retirement she was employed Church. Burial will be in the Weatherly. Memorial donations may
Martha Searfoss, Office Manager as a troubleshooter in aero- parish cemetery. Surviving in addition to his be made to St. Patrick’s R.C.
Donnell Stump, Assistant Editor
space instrument manufac- mother are his wife of 34 Church, 411 Allegheny
Christy Brady, Finance
Steve Stallone, Sports Editor turing by the former Reaves THOMAS years, the former Joan Street, White Haven, PA
Heather Maslo, Production Manager Instruments of Long Island, KOLASENSKY, JR. Evancho; sons and daughter- 18661 or to Hospice of the
Member, White Haven Chamber of Commerce N.Y. Thomas A. “Doc” Kola- in-law Eric and Cheri Kola- VNA of Luzerne County, 468
Carbon County Chamber of Commerce
Pocono Mountains Chamber of Commerce She was a member of St. sensky, Jr., 56, died Satur- sensky of Mountain Top, Northampton Street, Ed-
White Haven Economic Development Association
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Editorial WH council discusses

Leaving a void
by Seth and Ruth Isenberg
paying borough back
by Seth Isenberg ing is planned for some time into it. ers comp. insurance for the
It’s been hard in many small towns to be an owner of a small The February 22 White in March. Morrison handed out 2010 fire company volunteers and
business. The current economic downturn has made things Haven Council meeting The Streets Department committee assignments for $893 for heating oil.
even harder. Whether it was these factors, or new competition, became a discussion about work on removing snow has the members. Attending the meeting
borrowing, and paying that been good, according to Council is looking at find- were council members
Weatherly is without a grocery store following the closing of
borrowing back. Code council and citizens alike, ing new cellular phones, as Morrison, Marge Reilly, Joe
Agosti’s Market last week. enforcement officer Fred but during the last storm (in the old Nextel ones (now Knowles, Spadell, Linda
It’s going to be hard on some people in the community to do Meier questioned the total of mid-February), crews left big Sprint) do not work well. Szoke and Herb Albee. Also
without a full-service market. Yes, there are convenience $70,000 that was “borrowed” piles of snow at intersections There was some dissatis- present were officers Tom
stores for bread, and milk and canned goods. But what about from the boroughʼs savings (motorists could not see faction about the work being Szoke and Gary Shupp, Fire
account at PNC Bank, to be around them), as well as in done by the crews cutting Chief Mike Dotter, three
produce, and meat, and frozen items, etc.? A full shopping
used for expenses until tax the middle of blocks on Erie trees back from power lines other officials, five citizens
session will require a trip out of town, and for seniors and oth- money starts coming in by Street. This will be fixed. for PPL. An official will con- and this reporter.
ers who don’t drive, that’s going to be a problem. May. Meier noted that the Overtime costs relating to tact the crew chief. The next regular White
In the present economic climate, attracting a new grocery borough has spent about plowing will also be cut by Bills of $9,739 were paid. Haven Council meeting will
store to Weatherly isn’t going to be easy. There’s no strong $1.3 million from that rearranging work schedules. The largest was $5,914 for be March 15 at 7 p.m. at the
account over the years, and Council voted to approve an health insurance for four borough building on Main
business community leadership or chamber of commerce to
he would like to see some of emergency repair of a plow employees, $1,307 for work- Street.
make a case for the community. And a look at recent history that put back. Council mem- mount bracket – its welds
might lead potential store operators to fear that they wouldn’t ber Bob Spadell noted that have come loose. The truck Verfin home on leave from Iraqi
be able to count on enough people shopping locally to really the borough is owed over will go right to Jay Marotta at A1C Mark S. Verfin, Jr. has Wing at Tyndill Air Force
make a profit. $68,000 in delinquent Lehigh Gorge RV Center in
returned home on leave after Base, Panama City, Florida,
garbage bills. Borough solic- East Side.
It may be necessary for Weatherly residents to take matters a six-months tour of duty in and is part of the ESFG
itor Don Karpowich replied The Police Department
into our own hands. that “we are collecting that would like to have permis- support of Operation Iraqi Security Forces Group there.
In some areas of the country, isolated towns faced with the money.” sion for a criminal justice stu- Freedom. He was awarded He is the son of Mark and
same situation have formed food co-ops. People would buy Meier would like to see a dent to ride along with them the Iraqi Campaign Medal. Debbie Verfin of White
shares to fund the start-up, and all customers would pay a plan to put the $70,000 back. as an intern. Council will
He is assigned to the Haven.
Council president Harvey have Atty. Karpowich look
membership fee based on the number of hours they are will- 332nd Air Expeditionary
Morrison remarked that the
ing to work in the co-op. Those who have less time to con- borough either brings more
tribute pay more, and vice-versa. Folks with limited income money in, or sets a spending
can contribute their time instead. Members would do the freeze. Karpowich noted that
stocking, the labeling, the checking, the cleaning, all as part of this borough “hasnʼt raised
taxes in seven or eight
their membership. It could be a non-profit business to benefit
years… while most other
the Weatherly area. It would be lots of work, and the rewards municipalities (in Luzerne
COULD be a stronger community. County) went up BIG!” This
A brief history: is because White Haven
According to Weatherly’s historian, Jack Koehler, the J&E Borough has other sources
of income like cell tower
moved from the former A&P Market at 106 Carbon Street in
leases, and spring water
May of 1981. John Shofran had bought the A&P business in sales. Meier thinks the bor-
1973, opening his store in July. The store was named for John ough should look at the idea
and Ernestine Shofran, and family. Eight years later, the J&E of an increase.
Supermarket outgrew its space on Carbon Street. A new gro- Attorney Karpowich is
working with borough secre-
cery was built at 20 West Main Street on the site of the former
tary Betty Altero to collect
Cassler’s Skating Rink, a one-story wood structure long delinquent garbage bills.
empty, plus the two-story former Linotype building (empty While many have paid, there
since 1977). The two buildings were torn down in early are “lots” that were sent to
November of 1980 to make way for the construction. John the Magistrate, with the idea
that if they still do not pay,
Shofran opened the doors of his new store for business at 8
they will be subject to a sher-
a.m. on May 24, 1981. (John and Esther Koehler were the first iffʼs sale. This led to a
two customers). The Agosti family bought the market from the lengthy discussion, as prior
Shofran family in 1998, and sadly, closed the store last week, councils put liens against
on February 27, 2010. properties. It was decided
that once a bill is over $300,
then council would approve
having a collection letter
sent by Atty. Karpowich. If
that fails to get payments,
then the next step will be to
go to the Magistrate and file
against the delinquent prop-
erty, taking the steps needed
to go to a sheriffʼs sale of
assets to satisfy the debt. If
that does not work, then a
lien will be filed as a last
resort. This process was
passed 6-0, unanimously
(Steve Draus was absent).
Engineer Brian Swanson
told council that he investi-
gated the report of blasting
at the White Heaven devel-
opment (the developer blast-
ed rock where foundations
were planned). He looked at
the ditch dug to install the
electricity into the White
Haven Area Community
Library. He also looked at the
water drainage from that
1012 North Street • Jim Thorpe, Pa 18229 site. He was instructed to
look at the pavement and
Serving the Printing Needs of the Area curbs on Erie Street. A meet-
for Over 30 Years ing between the boroughʼs
grant writer and Swanson
325-2649 about the community build-

Seth’s Sightings by Seth Isenberg

Seth and Chess on a walk.

tractor/backhoe. Hiking this week included a system showing the stage
Another sighting—we’d walk through deep snow in from big screen TVs spread
Main Street in White Haven covered with snow. made a trip to Matirko Hard- Hickory Run State Park on throughout the room – bonus
ware for a bathroom item. As Saturday – a short walk as to see the performer from
Beautiful. Our area is beau- accept the weather chal- second, followed by a brief we left, we noticed an SUV footing was too uncertain and other angles than the one
tiful right now, buried under a lenges. We are spared earth- period where the shaking parked next to our truck with the dogs tired fast – so did from your seat.
heavy blanket of white. All quakes and tornadoes are was at least three times its back door open. Inside we. Sunday, we went further
around us there are specta- extremely rare, and don’t live faster. I’ll take two feet of were four bags of salt, and a west and south a bit to Tus-
cles (and icicles)—winter in the hurricane zone, so our snow over that. Terra firma is case of beer. carora State Park, where we
wonders. This past week’s weather challenge is storms definitely preferred over On our travels this week, hiked along a closed park
storm was “one to tell the like these—Nor’easters. shaky ground. we’ve seen turkeys being fed road where snow had drifted
grandkids about.” I’ve written It’s been days of digging, There are lots of winter in a field by a grain company in places. Footing here was
in this space that I remember and even as I wield the shov- wonders to see and enjoy near Orwigsburg, skunks on good, so we managed a long
a few storms like this one, el, I find myself thinking of a when driving around. Our the prowl in the early hours of walk as the sun set. We are
while growing up, and one real natural disaster, the very travels this week took us Tuesday morning after the really looking forward to the
while in college. I learned that strong earthquake in Chile (I through a snow squall from first snows made foraging change to Daylight Savings
winter means snow, and that can add tsunamis to the list one sunny end to the other, harder for the rodents... and Time coming up in two week-
was the case right through of things we don’t have to being able to see the storm to sighted and heard, a wood- ends.
the early 1970s. Some worry about, here in the east- our north and behind us, and pecker busy at his meal, din- We fit in some fun at Mt.
change took place 30 plus ern mountains of PA). A huge then watching it close in as ing after the blizzard on Airy Casino Resort on Peter Noone
years ago, and winter equals earthquake did a bit of dam- we drove into one of its arms. insects inside the dying trees Saturday, fitting in to the late Some good performers are
snow no longer equated. age, and there are hundred s A side trip on Saturday beside the Blakeslee Post performance of Peter Noone coming in to Mt. Airy Casino
For a long time, I predicted ofpeople dead, and there took us south on Kuhen- Office. and Herman’s Hermits in over the next few weeks and
a weather cycle that would were tsunami fears all across beaker Road in Long Pond, Also from our travels, Mc- their Gypsies nightclub. months. There may even be
mean snowier times, thinking the Pacific Ocean. where we passed between Adoo borough, south of Noone performed for about tickets still available for this
I saw a change about every As I widened my walk mountainous snow banks, Hazleton, seemed to have an hour of music and enter- weekend’s shows by Gary
20 years in weather patterns. paths, one shovelful of snow where drifts had blocked the the heaviest snowfall from taining with songs, stories Puckett and B. J. Thomas.
I stopped predicting this a few at a time, I thought about the road Thursday and Friday. the storm (that we saw). Their and jokes. He sounded great, Parking is free, with shuttles
years ago. It just was too long relative luck of having a big The biggest drift we saw was snow banks were just enor- and his band was sharp – if needed that bring you to
since normal winters. I’m not quake in an area mostly pre- south of Weatherly across mous down the Main Street, right on the music. At Gyps- the main entrance (like when
willing to give up the idea, pared for it. If that quake had from St. Matthew’s Church, almost five feet high. We’ve ies, the audience is very it’s cold and snowy). Inside
however. Perhaps it’s a 35 to hit Haiti, it would easily have although it’s probable that it seen higher, but not much, in close to the stage – good the building, the nightclub is
40 year cycle. If so, we’ll be been another hundred thou- was made taller by the heavy the snowy passes between seats for everyone. Their just a short walk from the
ale to count on winter being sand dead. I looked at my equipment used by PennDOT mountains in the Sierras of sound system is fantastic - entrance, and just off the
winter-like for many years to news sites on Sunday. I was to clear the intersection. California, and the Rockies of crisp, and not too loud. There gaming floor if you want to try
come now. reading about the Chilean The best use of heavy Colorado. is also a closed circuit TV your luck.
It’s time to begin naming quake, and could see videos. equipment we saw was a
Nor’easters, like we name In looking at those, there parent who was working with
hurricanes. Last week’s were a few from closed circuit his kids to make a giant
storm could have easily had cameras. I was amazed to snowman off Quakake Road, (Located in Terrace Plaza)
a hurricane name. Someone see these—the most interest- south of Weatherly. He was Just off the S. Beltway, Route 424
called it a snow-ricane, but ing was of a secured gates, putting the huge head on the 601 S. Poplar St., Hazleton
calling these storms anything where the camera starts nearly 20’ tall snowman, 450-5501
that makes them seem un- bouncing roughly once per using the front bucket of his OPEN DAILY
usual misleads folks. By my 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
count, this was Nor’easter
Number 4 of the ’09-’10 sea-
son, and there’s another one
predicted. Its effects may be We’ve Expanded
already on the ground by the
time this issue is in your
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Alexandra Howton recognized for volunteer service
Alexandra Howton, 18, of es Alexandra as a unique
Mountain Top has been hon- blend of intelligence, integri-
ored for her exemplary vol- ty, maturity, stewardship, and
unteer service with a state- a classic work ethic. “Alex-
level Certificate of Excel- andra Howton is a fine
lence from The 2010 Pru- example of a well-rounded
dential Spirit of Community young adult who has demon-
Awards program. Alexandra strated the sacrifices re-
was nominated for this quired to experience consis-
award by Crestwood High tent success while balancing
School Principal Christopher humility and confidence in
Gegaris in Mountain Top, the school and community.”
where she is a member of The Prudential Spirit of
the Class of 2010. Community Awards pro-
Presented annually by gram, now in its 15th year,
Prudential Financial in part- also recognizes the top mid-
nership with the National dle level and high school vol-
Association of Secondary unteer in each state and the
School Principals, The Pru- District of Columbia, and will
dential Spirit of Community name Americaʼs top ten Christina Graham, a senior at Weatherly Area High
Awards honor young people youth volunteers in May. School, has been named as a National Finalist in the
across America for outstand- More than 275,000 young 2010 National Achievement Scholarships Program.
ing community service activi- people across America have Christina is the daughter of Dennis Graham and Donnell
ties. have volunteered significant award by designing a project been considered for these Stump of Weatherly. Presenting her with the Certificate
Alexandra also has re- amounts of their time to entitled “Find Your Way in awards since the program of Achievement is Thomas McLaughlin, Principal of
ceived a presidentʼs Volun- serve their communities and the U.S.A.” The purpose of began in 1995. Weatherly Area High School.
teer Service Award, which their country. the project was to introduce “The recipients of these
recognizes Americans who Alexandra earned her American geography to chil- awards vividly demonstrate

Book Fair Family Day is March 13

dren in creative ways so they
can begin to explore the
that young people across
America are making remark- St. Patrick’s Day
physical features of our na- able contributions to the
The Weatherly Area PTA will host a Scholastic Book Fair tion. Alexandra accom- health and vitality of their
Family Day on Saturday, March 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at plished this by presenting an communities,” said John R.
the Weatherly Area Middle School Large Group Instruction age appropriate geography Strangfeld, chairman and Saturday, March 20 • Parish Center
Room. The school is located at 602 Sixth Street in lesson to fourth grade ele- CEO of Prudential Financial. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Music provided by DJ Tom Emanski
Weatherly. The public is invited to shop for books, enjoy mentary school students and “They truly deserve all of the
refreshments and support Weatherly Area High School making an interactive lesson praise and encouragement
we can give them.” • Tossed Salad
classes and other school organizations. The Class of 2011 presentation to a local Girl • Ham and Cabbage
will be selling wooden replicas of the High School, also locat- “The young people recog-
Scout troop. In conjunction • Chicken with Garlic Sauce
ed on Sixth Street. Wrecker magnets will be for sale by the with the lessons, Alexandra nized by the Spirit of Com-
Class of 2010 and the Class of 2012 will be selling refresh- munity Awards demonstrate • Red Potatoes with Baby Carrots
painted a large, wall-sized
ments. A bake sale will also be held. map of the United States in a an enormous capacity for PER PERSON
• Green Beans Catered
The Senior Parents group will be selling Bingo tickets for a recreational room of a local giving and reaching out to • Irish Soda Bread by Sitko’s
For tickets call
Vera Bradley bingo to be held in April. That event will raise elementary school and cre- those in need,” said Gerald
Ron Decker • Dessert
funds for the All Night Party to be held after graduation. ated a learning guide to ac- N. Tirozzi, executive director at 443-0410. • Complimentary Beer and Soda
The Bunny Buster 4-H Club will offer pictures with the company it. This activity of the National Association of
Secondary School Prin-
Easter Bunny and will have a live rabbit display.
Mindy Graver from Carbon County Safe Kids will demon-
helped Alexandra, a Girl
Scout of thirteen years, earn cipals. “NASSP is proud to NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 21
strate bike helmet safety at 12:30, 1 and 1:30 p.m.
The place to be on Saturday, March 13 will be the WASD
her Gold Award.
Alexandra stated, “I was
honor them as they are won-
derful examples of the high NO TICKETS SOLD AT THE DOOR
Book Fair Diner! motivated to do my volunteer caliber of young people in ABSOLUTE DEADLINE IS MARCH 15.
For more information, call PTA president Donnell Stump at work because of past posi- our nationʼs schools today.”
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SENIOR CENTERS MENU Dining Out week, at Antonio’s Pizza in managed to finish the strom-
Week of March 8: the White Haven Shopping boli, along with a turkey wrap.
Monday: Pork chop in cranapple sauce, sweet potatoes,
red beets, dinner roll, fruit cup, graham cracker.
Tuesday: Seasoned chicken, orzo, carrots, wheat bread,
Antonio’s foods. It’s quick, it’s hot, it’s Plaza, I enjoyed a vegetable The same stromboli dough
filling, it’s delicious. Our area stromboli. It met all the above was used for the wrap, giving
Wednesday: Split pea soup, hamburger with mushrooms,
Pizza is blessed with some really requirements, plus one it a crusty and chewy texture
great pizza restaurants, and more—it contained at least that thinner sheets of dough
bun, baked fries, tangerine, chocolate chip cookie. Main Street Plaza because of our busy sched- four servings of healthy veg- just don’t offer. It was filled
Thursday: Baked chicken, parsley potatoes, seasoned White Haven ules here at the Journal, we etables. Since I struggle to with turkey, tomato, lettuce
spinach, whole wheat bread, chocolate sorbet. by Ruth Isenberg
Friday: Soup, stuffed shells, Italian beans, garden salad, visit them often. eat right, which isn’t easy and cheese, and gently
garlic bread, chilled pears. Pizza is one of my favorite Sometimes, though, I want when you’re eating on the go, warmed, just enough to soft-
ing munity Library the fact that I could consume en the cheese but not fully
Coming Events APRIL 16, Friday –
Weatherly Idol at Citizens
JULY 9-11, Friday-Sun- this many vegetables at one melt it. A bit of mayonnaise
day – Annual Festival, spon- sitting, and not being eating a provided all the dressing
Fire Company sored by St. Patrickʼs Events salad was a definite plus.
MARCH 5, Friday – Len- St. Patrickʼs Events Com- APRIL 17, Saturday –
needed. That sandwich was
Committee, White Haven
ten Soup & Bread Dinner, mittee, White Haven Attic Treasure Sale, spon- The dough was thin, mainly Seth’s, but I sampled
AUGUST 2, Monday – An-
sponsored by St. Patrickʼs MARCH 14, Sunday – sored by St. Paulʼs Lutheran almost stretchy, and the mix- one of the four sections.
nual Golf Tournament, spon-
sored by White Haven Lions ture of broccoli, spinach, We washed our dinners
Events Committee, White Spring Craft Fair, sponsored Church
Haven (continuing every by Pennsylvania Theatre of APRIL 17, Saturday – onion and just a few peppers down with bottled Orangina
Friday through March 26) Performing Arts, Hazleton Baubles and Bubble Slipada
MARCH 6, Saturday – MARCH 20, Saturday – Jewelry Fundraiser to benefit AUGUST 9-14, Monday- (I handed most of them off to for me, and iced tea for Seth.
Night at the Races, spon- Chicken & Waffle Dinner, the WHACL at St. Patʼs Hall Saturday – Annual Carnival, Seth) steamed, coated in rich The whole meal came to just
sored by Freeland Little sponsored by Laurel Lodge APRIL 20, Tuesday – sponsored by White Haven mozzarella cheese. The fla- $14.
League & Freeland YMCA #467, F. & A.M., at V.F.W. Annual Spaghetti Supper, Volunteer Fire Company vors blended perfectly, and We thought about des-
MARCH 7, Sunday – Post 6615, White Haven sponsored by White Haven (Firemenʼs Parade Friday,
August 13)
were complemented by the sert—there’s a case of Italian
Breakfast, sponsored by Ma- MARCH 20, Saturday – Lions Club
SEPTEMBER 4, Saturday
red wine/Marinara sauce for cake and ice cream special-
rine Corps League Det. 1039 St. Patrickʼs Day Dinner APRIL 24 & 25, Saturday
at St. Patrickʼs Parish Dance, sponsored by St. & Sunday – Flea Market, – Spaghetti Dinner, spon- dipping. ties, and we’ve tried and
Center, White Haven Patrickʼs Events Committee, sponsored by St. Patrickʼs sored by St. Patrickʼs Events Mission Possible enjoyed many of them. But I
MARCH 7, Sunday – White Haven Events Committee, White Committee, White Haven still had stories to write, and
Breakfast, sponsored by Al- MARCH 22, Monday – Haven SEPTEMBER 9, Thurs- hosted by Christ decided I’d be in just too mel-
brightsville Volunteer Fire Turkey Dinner, sponsored by MAY 7 & 8, Friday & Sat- day – Chicken & Waffle Lutheran Church low a mood. Besides, the
Company Silver Ridge Hunting Club, urday – Weatherly Area Dinner, sponsored by The
MARCH 7, Sunday – Weatherly High School Drama Club Presbyterian Church of
On Saturday, April 10, dessert calories would have
Bingo, sponsored by Our MARCH 26, Friday – Play White Haven Christ Lutheran Church, Main off-set the healthfulness of
Lady of Lourdes R.C. Candy Easter Egg Sale, MAY 13, Thursday – OCTOBER 14, Thursday Street, Conyngham will host the vegetable stromboli.
Church, Weatherly sponsored by Centenary Chicken & Waffle Dinner, – Pork & Sauerkraut Supper, the 16th annual “Mission Instead, we headed back
MARCH 10, Wednesday – United Methodist Church, sponsored by The Presby- sponsored by The Presby- Possible,” an event that has to the office, well fortified for
Soup & Sandwich Meal & Weatherly (Order deadline terian Church of White terian Church of White raised funding for many local the tasks that remained. We’ll
Lenten Service, sponsored March 14) Haven Haven
by Weatherly Ministerium MARCH 26, Friday – Ham MAY 15, Saturday – Night charities, as well as world- be back for dessert another
NOVEMBER 6, Saturday
(continuing every Wednes- Raffle, sponsored by L & L at the Races, sponsored by wide mission work. This year, day!
– Holiday Bazaar, sponsored
day through March 24) Fire Company, Laurytown St. Events Committee, White Antonio’s is open Tuesday
by The Presbyterian Church the auction will be held to
MARCH 11, Thursday – MARCH 27, Saturday – Haven raise money for the Sugarloaf through Saturday, 10 a.m. to
of White Haven
Bingo, sponsored by Twe- Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored MAY 24, Monday –
edle Park Association, by Weatherly Events Com- Weatherly Area High School NOVEMBER 14, Sunday Fire Co. ambulance and 10 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m.
Weatherly mittee & Greater Weatherly Spring Concert – Turkey Bingo, sponsored Valley Regional Fire and to 10 p.m. They are closed on
MARCH 12 & 13, Friday & Area Community Chest MAY 25, Tuesday – by St. Patrickʼs Events Com- Rescue. Mondays. There’s also a
MARCH 27, Saturday – mittee, White Haven
Saturday – Weatherly Area Weatherly Area Elementary Items include collectibles, booming take-out business.
High School Musical Ham & Dandelion Dinner, School Spring Concert NOVEMBER 20 & 21, Sat- Telephone: 443-9776
antiques, gift certificates,
MARCH 13, Saturday – sponsored by Black Creek JUNE 5, Saturday - Flea urday & Sunday – Annual
Book Fair, sponsored by United Methodist Church Market, sponsored by The Craft Show & Holiday Bouti- crafts, tricky trays, jewelry,
Weatherly Area PTA MARCH 28, Sunday – Presbyterian Church of que, sponsored by Women baked goods, kids toys and Pie orders due
MARCH 11, Thursday – Breakfast, sponsored by White Haven of St. Patrickʼs, White Haven furniture, etc. St. Matthew’s Union
Spaghetti Supper, spon- Flying Aces Motorcycle Club, JUNE 13, Sunday – Bas- DECEMBER 12, Sunday A preview of items begins Church of Packer Township is
sored by The Presbyterian Rockport ket Bingo, sponsored by St. – Breakfast with Santa, at 9 a.m., prior to the auction- holding a pie and roll sale for
Church of White Haven MARCH 28, Sunday – Patrickʼs Events Committee, sponsored by St. Patrickʼs eer starting the bidding at 10
MARCH 14, Sunday – Block Shoot, sponsored by Easter.
White Haven Events Committee, White
Breakfast, sponsored by V.F.W. Post 6615, White Haven a.m. Only cash or checks will Ten-inch pies are available
JUNE 13, Sunday – Fifth
Silver Ridge Hunting Club, Haven This column is open to all be accepted—no credit in a variety of fruit, crumb and
Annual Cruise 4 The Kids,
Weatherly APRIL 2, Friday – Fish organizations in the Weatherly, cards. crème flavors. Rolls are avail-
sponsored by McDonaldʼs, White Haven, Freeland, Al-
MARCH 14, Sunday – Fry, sponsored by St. Pa- Kidder Township Supplemental funding will able in nut, poppy seed,
brightsville, Blakeslee, Conyng-
Breakfast, sponsored by St. trickʼs Events Committee,
JUNE 26, Saturday – ham/Drums, Lake Harmony & be provided by Thrivent prune, apricot or cheese.
Peter the Fisherman R.C. White Haven Mountain Top areas. If your
Church, Lake Harmony APRIL 13, Tuesday – Chinese Auction, sponsored organization is planning a fund- Financial for Lutherans. Deadline to order is March
White Haven Area Com- by Weatherly Area Com- raising activity, or other special Homemade food will be avail- 7 with delivery April 1.
MARCH 14, Sunday –
event open to the public, you may
Ham Bingo, sponsored by munity Library Annual Meet- have it listed by calling 443-9131. able for purchase. To order or for more infor-
For more information, call mation contact Rosalie Titus
788-4219 or the church office at 427-4697.
at 788-1572.

BINGO sponsored by
St. Patrick’s
Events Committee

March 14
at St. Patrick’s Parish Center
1-5 p.m. • Admission $15

Prizes: Cash, Hams,

Easter Basket, Jackpot 50/50

For more information

call 406-9954

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PTPA to present Fiddler on the Roof Cruise 4 The Kids

The Pennsylvania Theatre
of Performing Arts will pres-
All performances on Friday,
March 19 and 26, Saturday,
curtain. Dinner and show tick-
ets are $28 each for adults;
and $8 each for children
under 12 years old.
planning underway
ent Fiddler on the Roof, a March 20 and 27 and $25 each for students and Discounted group rates are The Fifth Annual “Cruise 4 day of the show. Cost is $10
1964 musical written by Thursday, March 27 start at 7 senior citizens; and $18 each available, please call for infor- The Kids” car, truck and per vehicle, with “goodie
Joseph Stein, with music by p.m. Shows on Sunday, for children under 12 years mation. motorcycle show will be held bags” for the first 50 entries.
Jerry Bock and lyrics by March 21 and 28 start at 3 old. Call 454-5451 to make Sunday, June 13 at Mc- Awards will be given for best
Sheldon Harnick, at the J.J. p.m. Show only tickets are $15 reservations or visit the web- Donald’s Restaurant, Route motorcycle, fan choice,
Ferraro Center in Hazleton, An all-you-can-eat buffet is each for adults; $12 each for site at 940 & PA Turnpike in Kidder McDonald crew choice, and
beginning March 19. served 90 minutes prior to students and senior citizens; Township. The event is spon- best of show.
sored this year by Mc- There will be music and
Donald’s and the Something appearances by Ronald
Concert Preview by Pete Chapla For Everyone Gift Shop of
White Haven. All money
McDonald throughout the
day. There will also be a raf-
raised will go to the Ronald fle for a Craftsman Tool Set
nal dedication to “Buona- McDonald House, Danville. and many other prizes. For
Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony parte,” which Beethoven
changed when Napoleon de-
Registration will be held more information call 436-
from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the 3261.
highlights Philharmonic Concert clared himself emperor (the

“Keep your eye on him; he phony from the structures of Also on the program are Felix
new dedication: “Sinfonia
Eroica – Composed to cele- Bingo on Sunday
will make the world talk about the classical era, and com- Mendelssohn ‘s “Hebrides brate the memory of a great Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Plane Street, Weatherly will
him some day.”—Mozart, in a posed music that was Overture” and Gabriel man.”) This “heroic’ sympho- hold bingo on Sunday, March 7 at 1:30 p.m. Doors will open
1787 letter to his father serene, fiery, but above all Faure’s “Pelleas et Melisande ny was Beethoven’s favorite. at 12:30 p.m.
The world has never heartfelt. The Northeastern Suite.” There will be one per- Fellow composers devised
stopped talking about him, Pennsylvania Philharmonic, formance, on Saturday, programs for the symphony
and more importantly, has under Music Director Law- March 13 at the Kirby Center and endlessly speculated on
never stopped listening to his rence Loh, will perform in Wilkes-Barre at 8 p.m. the mournful march in the
music. Ludwig van Beeth- Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 Much has been written third movement (“funeral
oven forever freed the sym- “Eroica” in its next concert. about the symphony’s origi- games to honor a dead hero,”
said Berlioz; “a deeply suffer-
Backyard fruit trees seminar at Kirby Library ing man,” replied Wagner.) It
Who doesn’t love fresh On Saturday, March 20 at apple varieties, pears, peach- is fairly certain that the Celebr
majestic fourth movement is 30 Yea g
fruit? Wouldn’t it be great to 10 a.m., Joe O’Hara of es, nectarines and plums. of Bus rs
a set of variations on a theme iness!
go out to your backyard and O’Hara Orchards will present Many people who visit the
pick some fruit right off the a program on Backyard Fruit O’Hara Orchards ask Joe that Beethoven knew (per-
tree to enjoy? Whether you Trees at the Marian questions about their own haps even of his own compo-
are just thinking about plant- Sutherland Kirby Library fruit trees. Joe decided to sition.) What is beyond doubt
ing fruit trees or already have located at 35 Kirby Ave., conduct a program at the is that the Third Symphony
a few that aren’t producing as Mountain Top. Joe has been library in order to reach as contains some of the most
well as you had hoped—this in the orchard business in many people as possible and interesting and captivating
program is for you! Dorrance Township for eight answer everyone’s ques- music of an artist who is in
years after having been in the tions. the pantheon of composers.
landscaping business in Topics to be discussed dur- (For tickets and information,
Senior parents Gettysburg for five years. He ing the seminar are: soil call the Philharmonic at 341-
meet tonight acquired his knowledge of requirement, weed control, 1568.)
The Weatherly Area High the care of fruit trees by when to spray, what to spray,
working in a nursery/orchard recognizing disease, harvest-
Journal deadline is
School senior parents will
meet tonight, Thursday, for six years before starting ing the crop and post harvest always 5 p.m. Monday.
March 4 at 7 p.m. in the his own businesses. His responsibilities.
Weatherly Area Elementary/ orchard business includes Please call the library at
Middle School library to con- the growing of many different 474-9313 to register.
tinue planning for the All-
Night Party and the Vera Candy coming on Monday
Bradley Bingo fundraiser.
Gertrude Hawk candy sold by Weatherly Area High School
Parents are needed to
and Middle School band and chorus members will be deliv-
serve on the following com-
ered to the Middle School on Monday, March 8. Candy orders
mittees: entertainment, main-
may be picked up at the MS band room between 2 and 4
tenance, food, decorating,
p.m. on Monday, March 8. Any questions call Band Candy
fundraising and clean-up.
Chairperson Colleen at 401-5443 or HS band director
For more information, con-
Shannon Shughart at 427-8521.
tact Sharon Lesko at 436-

Spring Train
Meet set
The Carbon Model Rail-
road Society is sponsoring its
Spring Train Meet on Sunday,
March 28 from 9 a.m. to 3
p.m. It will be held in the
Palmerton Area High School
Gymnasium, 3533 Fireline
This is a model railroad, toy
train and railroadiania sale for
both the serious and the
amateur railroad and model
train collector. Refreshments
will be available, and there is
plenty of free parking and
free admission. Bring your
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Drama Review TOPS NEWS

by Pete Chapla The White Haven TOPS meeting started with the pledge
at 6 p.m. on Monday. Roll call was taken with each member
making a positive statement toward the weigh loss goal.
BTE presents Hamlet Weight recorder Dona reported Shelly to be the Chosen
The play’s the thing. the performers in the play- Achiever. The no-no for March is French fries. Shelly picked
— Shakespeare, Hamlet within-the-play, led by En- Ursula as the 50/50 winner.
To understand the impor- semble intern Jackie Macri, The TOPS chapter prepared and served lunch for the
tance of this production to wear Elizabethan garb. Ethan White Haven Community Lunch Program on March 3. There
Bloomsburg Theatre En- Krupp’s set design is a series was a new member who joined this past week; we are grow-
semble, a little background of movable panels, and ing! The registration for SRD was sent in, Laura and Ursula
may be helpful. This is the Bruce Candlish’s lighting is will be attending in April. Officers’ elections were held and
thirteenth production of a unobtrusive but expressive. the new officers will be installed at the first meeting in April.
Shakespeare play since 1980 For Stropnicky and his The program consisted of two parts.
(A Midsummer Night’s Dream actors, the words are most First, Truth or Myth?, with examples such as eating
and Twelfth Night have each important; the play is indeed grapefruit burns fat, potatoes are very fattening, eating
been staged twice.) Gerard the thing. before bedtime causes greater weight gain—these are all
Stropnicky, who directs, and As have the Hamlets be- myths. Members discussed the statements and read the
Andrew Hubatsek, who plays fore him – Olivier, Gielgud, answers given by the doctor answering the statements.
Hamlet, pared the four hour Burton and Branaugh, to Second, The TOPS Ten Reasons to Cut the Complaining:
play down to a brisk but com- name a few – Hubatsek has complaining may cause more problems than we realize. A
prehensive two hours. And made the role his own. Is he complaint is a negative reaction to what is perceived as a
this is possibly the best time mad? Is he feigning madness problem when what is preferable is a positive response to a
for the play to be staged; the to avenge his father’s mur- challenge. Members are going to be optimists, be healthier,
casting is perfect (as Cas- der? Rather than to divine enjoy life and meet their goals! These articles were taken
sandra Pisieczko, who plays what is different in each pro- from TOPS NEWS/March 2010 issue.
Ophelia, puts it, “The play duction, we should focus on Members are reminded to do their food and excerise
lays well on this Ensemble.”) the efforts to become the per- charts for the week and bring to the meeting on Monday.
Besides Hubatsek and Pi- son he could – the “noble We invite anyone in the community to join us, Monday
sieczko, the Ensemble mem- heart” at play’s end – and his nights at 6 (weigh in 5:30 to 6) at the United Methodist
bers in the cast include tendency to succumb to Church Social Hall, White Haven.
James Goode as both the being what he should not.
Ghost of Hamlet’s father and BTE’s production of Hamlet Turkey dinner at Silver Ridge
Claudius, Elizabeth Dowd as is a celebration not only of The Silver Ridge Hunting Club will sponsor a turkey dinner
Gertrude, Daniel Roth as the “touchstone of theatre on Monday, March 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the club.
Polonius, Richard Cannaday companies great and small” On the menu will be domestic turkey, stuffing, mashed pota-
as Laertes, and Laurie Mc- in Stropnicky’s words. It is toes, gravy, corn, string beans, coffee, tea, birch beer and
Cants as the Gravedigger. also a celebration of Moliere, dessert.
Director Stropnicky has cho- Wilde, Shaw, Chekhov, Wil- Various wild game dishes will also be available for sampling,
sen to use contemporary liams, contemporary play- – of anyone who dared to put Bloomsburg through March while supplies last.
dress for the play, although wrights like Michael Hollinger pen to paper to help us better 14; for tickets and information Take-outs will be available.
understand who we are. call the BTE box office at 1- Prices are $8 for adults and $5 for children 6 to 12 years old.
(Hamlet will be staged at 800-282-0283 or go to www. Children 5 and under are free.
the Alvina Krause Theatre in Tickets will be sold at the door on the day of the event.

Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra to visit Hazleton

The Greater Hazleton Con- has become extremely popu- grad, in Odessa the orches- Philharmonie in Cologne, the
cert Series will presen the lar — a (Viennese) classical tra was not allowed to travel Beethovenhalle in Bonn, the
80-member Odessa Phil- symphony, followed by a outside the borders of the Barbican Hall in London,
harmonic Orchestra under selection of waltzes, marches USSR. Carnegie Hall in New York,
the baton of Hobart Earle on and polkas by Johann With its change in status the Kennedy Center in Wash-
Thursday, March 11, at 7:30 Strauss after intermission. the orchestra has become ington, D.C and the General
p.m. in the Hazleton High The orchestra was founded the first from Ukraine to cross Assembly of the United
School Auditorium. in 1937 and throughout the both the Atlantic Ocean and Nations.
The brilliant Odessa Phil- Soviet era performed regular- the Equator. In the years Hazleton concert goers will
harmonic Orchestra returns ly at home. During the Soviet since 1992 the orchestra and be treated to the largest pro-
to North America for the first years, Odessa, a major cen- Hobart Earle have made 15 fessional symphony orches-
time in over 10 years, and will ter before the revolution, was trips abroad to 12 different tra ever to grace the Hazleton
Pictured above are Rick Weaver as Oliver Warbucks and perform in 11 cities in 12 relegated to the ranks of countries, performing in such High School Auditorium
Kacee Diehl as Annie in the Backstage Pro–duction days! The orchestra will pre- “regional” city. Unlike orches- major concert halls as the stage. The appearance of the
Ensemble production of “Annie.”The show will play at the sent some of their Viennese tras in Moscow and Lenin- Musikverein in Vienna, the Odessa Philharmonic Orche-
Hazleton Area High School on March 19-21 and 26-28. fare, in a concert format that stra is underwritten in part by

Jerome V. Benz, DMD, Har-
vey & Susan Houser, Mr. &
Mrs. Richard H. Kerschner,
and Dr. & Mrs. David Orbin.
Tickets for the performance

of Odessa Philharmonic Or-
chestra are now on sale. For
reservations or concert infor-
mation, call Amelia at 788-

4864, or Joan at 455-0990. A
video sample of the Odessa
Philharmonic at is available
online at www. odessaphil-
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Weatherly Area Community Lenten Services Tweedle Flower Club to hear about
The mid-week Lenten serv- The First Presbyterian 7 on Wednesday, March 10. meeting tonight
ices will be preceded by a Church, Spring Street will Rev. Fr. Floyd Caesar will The Tweedle Park and
community garden
soup and sandwich meal at 6 host the soup and sandwich speak and the Community Playground Association will Weatherly Flower Club will place to Eunice Malatin. For
p.m. and worship at 7. meal at 6 p.m. and worship at Choir will offer special music. meet tonight, Thursday, hold their monthly meeting on house plants – a first place to
The 6 p.m. soup and sand- March 4 at 6 p.m. at the park Thursday, March 4, at the Paula Gregory for her Jade
Easter egg deadline nearing wich meal will be held on in Weatherly. Zions Lutheran Church. The Plant.
Centenary United Methodist Church of Weatherly will hold Wednesday, March 17 at Our speaker for the evening will Members are urged to
their annual Easter egg candy sale on March 26 from 11 to 4 Lady of Lourdes RC Church,. Blood work be Krista Schneider from the have their book covers deco-
p.m. in the social rooms of the church. Plane Street. Worship will fol- Center for Landscape and rated for the March Book
Varieties available are coconut cream, butter cream, peanut low at 7 with the special in Weatherly Stewardship. Dessert and Cover Contest.
butter, peanut roll and assorted. music by the Community Every Thursday, North- refreshments will be served The monthly meetings of
The eggs will be sold in one-pound boxes only at $8 per Choir and Rev. Glen Hueholt eastern Laboratory Medicine following the program. the Weatherly Flower Club
pound. as the speaker. Inc. will be providing blood The arrangement results are held the first Thursday of
Orders may be placed by calling Shirley or John at 427- On Wednesday, March 24 draws from 8 to 9 a.m. at the from last month’s meeting every month except for Jan-
4652, Laverne at 427-8658, Evelyn at 427-8143, Jane at 427- soup and sandwich meal will Weatherly Senior Center, were as follows: Hearts En- uary. Guests and new mem-
4301, Joyce at 427-8987 or by leaving a message at the start at 6 p.m. at Zions Luth- 335 Third St., in the annex of twined - a vertical design - bers are always welcome.
church at 427-8091. eran Church with worship fol- Zions Lutheran Church. first place to Barbara Wagner Contact club president
The deadline for all orders is March 14. lowing at 7 p.m. The Com- This service will be avail- and an honorable mention to Georgia Farrow at 427-4527
Workers will be needed for mixing on Monday from 6:30 to munity Choir will offer special able for everyone with no age Sue Brown. Winter Twilight- for more information on at-
9 p.m. Rolling begins March 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and coat- music and Barbara Braun will requirement. There is no an arrangement incorporat- tending.
ing begins March 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. speak. need to call for an appoint- ing a bare branch – a first
In the event of inclement ment; you need only to show ers available.
weather, the Weatherly Area up at the designated time. Seed sale slated
For more information or to
School District will be the Most insurance will be ac- The Bunny Busters 4-H order seed packets, contact
JOHN J. DELLA CROCE, D.M.D. indicator of cancellation. If cepted; Medicare and Gei- Rabbit and Cavy Club of any member or leaders
Master of the Academy of General Dentistry/Master of the American Endodontic Society there is no school due to in- singer insurances are defi- Weatherly is holding a seed Bonnie Michael at 427-8193,
MELISSA B. DELLA CROCE, D.M.D. clement weather or the nitely accepted. packet fundraiser. Michele Leininger at 427-
schools dismiss early, the Each pack of seeds is 75 4597 or Tracy Frable at 427-
Comprehensive Family Dentistry including Extractions & Root Canals
Same Day Emergency Treatment Available
meal and service will be can- Journal-Herald cents and there is a variety of 8432.
Early Morning and Evening Hours celed. deadline is noon vegetables, herbs and flow-
Convenient to White Haven, Butler Valley & Hazleton The Community Choir is on Monday.
Delta Dental Participating Dentist rehearsing every Monday Flags for military
E-mail Weatherly American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 360, will send
Accepting all other insurance including United Concordia evening at 7 p.m. New choir
members are welcome and articles to: American pocket flags to any area person serving in the mili-
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During the Lenten season, welcome and are also invited and adults will follow at 10:15 grams at the church, call
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holding morning communion lunch served afterward from
services in the St. Paul’s 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pastie pickup is Saturday
Lutheran parish hall in White Sunday services at St. The Friends of the Marian paid by stopping in at the
Haven at 11 a.m. each Paul’s have been combined Sutherland Kirby Library will library or sending a check to
Wednesday until Easter. The into one service being held at hold a pastie sale. the Friends of the Library, 35
next service will be 9:15 a.m. starting on Sunday The pasties will cost $4.50 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top, PA
Wednesday, March 3. and will remain at this time each and filled with ground 18707.
Community members are slot during February and beef, potatoes and onions. Pick-up will be March 6
Orders may be placed by from noon to 4 p.m. at the
Biernacki Eye calling the library at 474- downstairs area of the library.
Associates 9313. All orders must be pre-
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Mountaintop—474-6860 • Wilkes-Barre—823-0290 To order, call June at 427-4826.
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Six-year-old Emily Ryan of We talked about how to pass is held in the Farm Show
White Haven recovered from on the outside and Emily did Complex in Harrisburg.
a slow start in last month’s a good job to pass other Emily is the daughter of
feature race, to finish third in karts.” Sam and Susan Ryan, and a
Harrisburg’s big Motorama The Motorama show is a student at Fairview Ele-
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“It’s difficult to pass on the Midgets, Motorcross bikes include Disney Princesses,
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groove, but it’s the only way controlled cars and robots, it dancing.
to move up through the pack.

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Century 21 Select Group
old, coal stoker.
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1.81 acres, 4 BR/ 3 full BA, with 3-4 BR, 2 1/2 BA. Amen-
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Veterans’ Corner by John Kearns

burned to death attempting CITATION: For heroism in

Secretary Shinseki announces Gulf War Task Force Report to move the bombs, would connection with a major
WASHINGTON – Feb- approach is the first step in a lance to help better manage resulting fire would take he have been remembered shipboard fire while serving
ruary 27, 2010: Today, Se- still unfolding comprehen- Veteransʼ potential haz- three hours to control, kill 44, for it? The only thing for cer- in the USS ORISKANY
cretary of Veterans Affairs sive plan of how VA will treat ardous exposures. destroy or damage six air- tain, he did act and did save (CVA-34) on October 26,
Eric K. Shinseki announced and compensate Veterans of Find new treatments for craft, and put the Oriskany the ship with others. 1966. During combat opera-
that the departmentʼs Gulf the Gulf War era.” 
The chair- Gulf War Veterans through out of action for several Why did some flee and tions in Southeast Asia. In
War Veteransʼ Illnesses Task man of the Gulf War Task new research. months. some risk all? That answer the initial moments of the
Force has nearly completed Force is John R. Gingrich, Enhance outreach to pro- As most fled the scene on can only be found in every fire, Airman Pardi donned an
a comprehensive report that Chief of Staff at Veterans vide information and guid- orders to evacuate the area, manʼs heart and soul. Not all oxygen breathing apparatus
will redefine how VA ad- Affairs and retired Army offi- ance to Veterans about ben- some did not. One of those heroes happen on the field of and immediately com-
dresses the pain and suffer- cer who served during the efits and services available who did not was Michael T. battle, just serving in the mil- menced to clear the area
ing of ill Veterans who de- Gulf War. “Reaching out to to them for injuries/illnesses Pardi, Airman, United States itary 200 miles off shore close to the fire of 1,000
ployed during the Gulf War in Gulf War Veterans is not only associated with Gulf War Navy. away from the battle can be pound bombs and fuel tanks,
1990 and 1991.
 “At VA, we essential to our transforma- service. just as deadly and danger- ignoring numerous second-
advocate for Veterans – it is tion of VA, for many of us it is OUR MILITARY’S UN- ous. ary fires that were breaking
our overarching philosophy also personal,” said Ging- SUNG HEROES: October He was awarded the Navy out all around him. He then
and, in time, it will become rich. “Having commanded 26, 1966, the Aircraft carrier and Marine Corps Medal for proceeded to the officers’
our culture,” Secretary Shin- troops in Gulf War, and then USS Oriskany was conduct- his actions by the president berthing area forward in a
seki said. “Every day we witness some of them fall to ing operations off Southeast of the United States, his search for trapped person-
must challenge our assump- mysterious illnesses has Asia when a crewman, unfa- compensation for saving nel. Persistently searching
tions to serve our Nationʼs been very difficult to watch. miliar with the Night Illumi- thousands of lives and bil- the stifling hot, smoke filled
Veterans. With this Task Force, I am nation parachute flares goes lions of dollars. That goes spaces, Airman Pardi found
The mission of VAʼs Gulf hopeful we can provide to take a closer look and in along with last weekʼs article, nine officers and, after lead-
War Task Force is to identify these men and women a bet- the process, the flare ignites. that little bit of colored ribbon ing them to safety, personal-
gaps in services as well as ter quality of life.” The flare uses a rocket he wore on his chest, un- ly carried out one semicon-
opportunities to better serve VAʼs Gulf War Task Force motor to propel a magne- noticed by most, represents scious officer and an enlist-
Veterans of the Gulf War Of recommendations build on sium flare 1,000 feet or more billions of dollars, thousands ed firefighter who were over-
the almost 700,000 service the findings from the 2008 into the air and metal fire Michael T. Pardi of human lives and memo- come by smoke. He then
members who deployed to VA Research Advisory Com- burns with enough heat and ries of an action and com- assisted in evacuating seven
Operation Desert Shield in mittee on Gulf War Illnesses. intensity to light up an area, Airman Pardi knew if the rades that will never fade. victims from the blaze at the
1990 and Operation Desert The Task Forceʼs recom- turning night into day. 2,000 pound bombs went, he It seems odd that such an time when dense choking
Storm in 1991, there have mendations include: Inside the ship, the rocket and everyone on the ship of action is rewarded by a strip smoke and secondary fires
been 300,000 Gulf War Vet- Improve data sharing with motor boosted the flare into thousands of US Navy and of colored ribbon that costs riddled the area. By his hero-
erans with claims decisions, Department of Defense to the storage area containing Marine personnel were the government less than a ic actions in the face of a
over 85 percent were grant- notify Veterans of potential hundreds of these flares. dead. Airman Pardi, wearing dollar. When you add the perilous emergency, Airman
ed service connection for at exposures, monitor their The crew reacted quickly inadequate protective equip- large medal, miniature me- Pardi upheld the highest tra-
least one condition, and over long-term health and inform with fire extinguishers, but ment, rushed in and started dal, the enameled pin and ditions of the United States
14 percent were not granted them about decisions re- the burning flare was a class removing the bombs that velvet lined leather and gold Navy.
service connection for any garding additional follow up. D fire, burning metal and were slowly cooking from the inlaid case, we are now up to Military Humor:
 Improve the delivery of almost impossible to put out. heat. Just one going off about $35.00 for his actions. Sergeant’s philosophy
“We must learn from the benefits to Veterans with It burned into the others and would have set a chain reac- But again, it is not the cost, it The Company Com-
past and take the opportuni- Gulf War-related disabilities soon the heat ignited hun- tion of explosions and ignited is what is in the veteranʼs mander and the First Ser-
ty to anticipate the future by; dreds of others. the hundred of thousands of heart, his comrades in armsʼ geant were in the field. As
needs of our Veterans,” Reviewing, and if neces- By this time, the fire crews gallons of aviation fuel and hearts who know what the lit- they hit the sack for the
Shinseki said. “This new sary, updating regulations energized the onboard fire tons of other munitions. tle ribbons and medals mean night, the First Sergeant
affecting Gulf War Veterans. system and still, the water When you look at what was and stand for. His citation said, “Sir, look up into the
Expanding training for had no effect on the raging achieved by him risking his from the president reads as sky and tell me what you
RICHARD M. VBA examiners on how to inferno. This caused second- life to save others, he also follows: see?”

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with multiple known toxin hot metal radiated the in- strike aircraft, 4,800 human lions of stars.”
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Attorney Veterans through a new thing touching the steel certain destruction and loss. CO: “Astronomically, it tells
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Legal Services proactive medical surveil- from the heat and explosive have died in the massive you, Top?”
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me that somebody stole our
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Wreckers’ hard work results in memorable season Comets’ Mirra,

McGraw claim
district gold
Sunday was a golden
day for Crestwood High
School wrestlers Hunter
McGraw and Mike Mirra.
McGraw claimed his
third district title and Mirra
his second at the District 2
Class 3A Wrestling Cham-
pionships, held Saturday
and Sunday at Hazleton
Area High School.
Wrestling at 135 pounds,
McGraw (33-5) won by fall
in both the quarterfinals
and semifinals. In the
championship bout, the
Comet senior blanked
Abington Heightsʼ Danny
Pascale 7-0 to claim his
second straight title and
third in four years.
Mirra, the defending
champion at 171, got to the
championship round at 189
with three wins, including a
10-0 decision in the semifi-
BOARD BATTLE - Weatherly’s Kyle Harris (55) battles with Notre Dame of East TO THE BASKET - Weatherly’s Keith Barna (14) drives to the basket past Notre nals. In the title bout, Mirra
Stroudsburg’s Tim Mullen for a rebound during Saturday’s District 11 Class A Dame of East Stroudsburg’s six-foot-seven Tim Mullen during their D-11 playoff (33-6) posted a 9-1 major
playoff game at Pocono Mountain East High School in Swiftwater. quarterfinal game Saturday at Pocono Mountain East. decision over Delaware
Photo by Steve Stallone Photo by Steve Stallone Valleyʼs Jon Haber. Haber
by Steve Stallone Saturday. had a basket in the quarter to up 50-29 by quarterʼs end. Barnaʼs final game in was the defending champ
Sports Editor “We shot the ball very well,” keep their team in touch, but Though they trailed by as orange and black included six at 189.
From the opening tap of the Notre Dame veteran head Mullenʼs buzzer-beating half- many as 23 points in the third steals. Rowan finished with 11 McGraw and Mirra were
season, to the final horn in coach Bob Mullen said. court shot pushed the lead to quarter, the resilient Wreckers points, and Pfeiffer had six the only Comets to claim
Saturdayʼs District 11 Class A “Timmy and Stephen are 12 (21-9) and gave Wreckers refused to fold. Rowan and points and four steals as the gold, but three other Crest-
playoff game, the Weatherly exceptional shooters, and you fans a glimpse of what was to Barna started the fourth quar- senior trio capped their pro- wood grapplers did enough
Wreckers gave it their all. come. ter with back-to-back threes ductive Weatherly careers. damage to qualify for this
weekendʼs regional tourna-
That work ethic resulted in a
14-9 season, the teamʼs first WEATHERLY With six-foot forward
George Wallish converting a
and Barna went end to end for
another basket, pulling the
Wallish had a big game as
well, scoring 12 points to go ment in Bethlehem. Matt
playoff appearance since conventional three-point play Wreckers back to within 14 with eight rebounds, and jun- Ritz (second at 140), Kyle
2006, and a whole lot of satis- BOYS and a hook shot over Mullen, points (51-37) with nearly ior teammate Harris finished Hankinson (third at 145)
faction for the players, the Pfeiffer swishing two free seven minutes left in the with six points and a team- and Roger Legg (fourth at
coaching staff and the have other guys who are very throws and Rowan burying game. leading nine boards. 171) all advanced as the
Wreckersʼ devoted fans. unselfish. They got them the another three-pointer, the “Theyʼre tough, theyʼre well- FIFTH QUARTER — Notre top four finishers move on
“Weʼre ecstatic about what basketball and we ran our stuff Wreckers took advantage of coached, and we knew they Dame went 24-for-44 (54.5 to the next round.
we did all year,” third-year very well. the Spartansʼ chilly second werenʼt going to quit,” Mullen percent) from the field, includ- Ritz won the silver medal
head coach Ron Cann said “(Weatherly) tried a lot of quarter (3-for-11) to make it a said of the Wreckers. ing a red-hot 50 percent (10- at 140 pounds, winning a
after Saturdayʼs 67-55 sea- things out there against us. game. And despite a score- But each Weatherly charge for-20) from beyond the three- pair of decisions in the
son-ending playoff loss to They were in a box-and-one, less first half from scoring was answered by Lepre, who point line...Weatherly was just quarters and semis to
Notre Dame of East Strouds- triangle-and-two, they played leader Keith Barna, the hit two three-pointers of his 20-for-63 overall (31.7 per- reach the championship
burg. “The three seniors led us man, they played zone, the 2- Wreckers were within 10 own and then finished off a cent) and 4-for-26 (15.4 per- round against Hazleton
with their leadership, and to 3 extended,” he added. “Our points (29-19) at intermission. press break with a layup to cent) from behind the Areaʼs Tim Samec before
have no players over six foot, I kids did a nice job recognizing “We knew that Barna was a keep Notre Dame comfortably arc...The Wreckers held tough falling by an 8-1 decision.
think they did a heckuva job. and then attacking it. real good player, Pfeiffer was in front (59-43) midway against taller Spartans, losing Hankinson decisioned
“They played right to the bit- “Of course, it always helps a real good player and Rowan through the fourth. board battle by just two (36- Hazleton Areaʼs Ian Kelly
ter end. They never gave up, when you shoot the ball well, can shoot,” said Bob Mullen, “Steve did a nice job attack- 34)….Mullen had 10 rebounds 5-3 in the 145-pound third-
and thatʼs what we try to instill too.” whose team used a 1-3-1 ing the basket in the second and three blocks... Lepre, who place match to win the
in them because thatʼs what Mullen poured in 13 of his zone early and then a man half,” Mullen noted. scored 23 of his game-high 29 bronze, while Legg reach-
life is,” added Cann. “You 21 points in the opening quar- defense to help slow the Two Barna free throws points in the second half, fin- ed the third-place match at
donʼt give up. If you get ter, staking Notre Dame to an Wreckersʼ “Big Three.” made it a 14-point game again ished with five three-pointers 171 but was decisioned by
knocked down, you have to early 21-9 lead. The 6-foot-7 However, the Spartans (59-45) at the 3:30 mark, but and nine rebounds...NDES Delaware Valleyʼs Adam
get back up, and they did all senior hit all net on five of his could only hold down the high- the Spartans continued to turned it over 24 times to the Manzoni by a 4-1 score,
year. Iʼm very happy for them.” first six shots, including three scoring Barna for so long. answer as Mullenʼs tip-in and Wreckersʼ 12. settling for fourth.
Back in the playoffs for the from beyond the arc. As a “Barnaʼs a tough kid,” added two free throws apiece from WEATHERLY AREA (55) Crestwoodʼs Jake Ger-
first time in four seasons, the team, the Spartans made Mullen. “He gets offensive Kevin Karolefski, Lepre and Ormiston 0 0-0 0, Barna 8 3- oski finished fifth at 119
Wreckers ran into a hot-shoot- eight of 11 shots in the first rebounds, heʼs aggressive, he Dan Carney iced things. 4 20, B. Rowan 4 0-0 11, pounds as the Comets
ing team in Notre Dame of period, with Lepre draining the throws his body into you. He After scoring his 20th point Valkos 0 0-0 0, Weichman 0 0- placed sixth in the team
East Stroudsburg. first two of his five three-point- knows what heʼs doing. He of the game — all in the sec- 0 0, G. Wallish 4 4-7 12, standings with 116 points.
The fourth-seeded Spartans ers as well. seems like heʼs played a lot of ond half — Barna fouled out Pfeiffer 1 4-6 6, Harris 3 0-4 6. Hazleton Area won the
shot a sizzling 54.5 percent “We knew going into the playground basketball.” with 18 seconds left, receiving Totals 20 11-21 55. team title with 173.5 points,
from floor, rarely missed an game that they shoot well and While Barna began finding a loud ovation from the NOTRE DAME-ES (67) ahead of Pittston Area
open look, and got super they can shoot the three,” his range in the third quarter, Wrecker fans who made the Karolefski 0 3-4 3, Carney 2 (143.5), Delaware Valley
games from team leaders Cann said. “But they caught scoring all 10 of the Wreckersʼ one-hour trip to Pocono 2-2 8, Lepre 10 4-4 29, Lewis (142.5), Honesdale (124)
Stephen Lepre (29 points) and on fire. The big kid threw one points on a variety of driving Mountain East High School. 2 0-1 4, Long 1 0-0 2, Mullen 9 and Abington Heights
Tim Mullen (21) in their 12- in from halfcourt, so it might baskets, so too did Notre He finished his remarkable 0-0 21, Sibilia 0 0-0 0, (120).
point victory over the fifth- have been their day. But all Dameʼs Lepre. The senior career with 1,227 points, OʼDonnell 0 0-0 0. Totals 24 9-
seeded Wreckers. told, we lost to a better team sharpshooter made his first passing Matt Romberger 11 67.
The win put the Spartans today.” four field goal attempts, sank (Class of 1979) into seventh Weatherly.............9 10 10 26 - 55 Journal-Herald
(15-8) into Tuesdayʼs semifinal Weatherly Areaʼs Nathan two free throws, then drilled place on Weatherlyʼs all-time Notre Dame(ES)...21 8 21 17 - 67
deadline is noon
round against top seed Pfeiffer scored four points, home a three-pointer in the scoring list right behind Ryan Three-pointers: B. Rowan 3,
Marian, which was a 36-24 Brendan Rowan canned a final minute to power the Spar- Nenstiel (1,228). Barna; Lepre 5, Mullen 3, on Monday.
winner over Mahanoy Area three-pointer and Kyle Harris tansʼ 21-10 run and put them Carney 2. E-mail
Comets achieved plenty in 19-win season Coughlin opened the fourth to increase the margin of vic- articles to:
quarter with a 12-1 run to take tory.
Having won five of the last experience, the Comets won defense to perfection, holding control of the game. Joey Caf- Dave Piavis scored seven of journalnews@
six District 2 Class 3A boys 19 games, claimed their own the third-seeded Comets to 4- frey, who finished with a his nine points in the final peri-
basketball championships, the Munley Tournament title, and of-19 shooting from beyond game-high 22 points scored od, including a five-for-seven
Crestwood Comets came into finished second to Hazle- the arc in a 47-40 victory at 10 in the quarter. performance at the free throw
the 2009-10 season with high ton Area in Division I of Berwick. Jesikiewicz led the Comets line. Joey Picket scored all six THIS WEEK’S ANSWERS
expectations for themselves the Wyoming Valley Confer- with 13 points and Mike of his fourth-quarter points at - page A4
despite the graduation loss of ence. CRESTWOOD Abramcheck finished with 11. the line and finished with eight 8 2 7 6 1 9 5
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3 4
Adam Fazzini and key senior They also won their playoff
starters Josh Popowycz and opener over Lake-Lehman BOYS COUGHLIN (47)
Kinney 4 1-2 9, Caffrey 6 9-
on the game.
Mike Abramcheck netted
Eric Bogumil. Thatʼs what (71-43) on Saturday, but on Coughlin (18-7) moved on 12 22, Dobosh 1 0-0 2, nine points for the Comets,
7 6 2 3 8 1 4 5 9
comes when youʼve become Monday a very solid 19-5 sea- to face No. 2 seed Abington Warren 2 2-2 7, Cobb 1 2-4 4, and Jonathan Wojnar and Eric
3 4 9 5 2 7 6 8 1
as successful as the Comets son came to an end against Heights on Wednesday. Harold 1 0-2 2, Owens 0 1-2 1. Jesikiewicz also had eight.
have under veteran head Coughlin in the Class 3A quar- With a 19-13 lead at the Totals: 15 15-24 47. Drew Grablewski knocked 5 1 8 9 6 4 7 2 3
coach Mark Atherton. terfinals. half, Coughlin came out in the CRESTWOOD (40) down 11 points, including nine 2 8 6 1 4 5 3 9 7
Despite a lack of size and The Crusaders worked their third quarter and changed Lasko 0 1-4 1, Kempinski 2 in the seocnd-half, to lead 1 7 3 8 9 6 2 4 5
defenses, alternating between 0-0 4, Wojnar 2 1-4 5, Pickett Lake-Lehman. 9 1 6 8
Blitz sign ups for football
4 5 7 3 2
a man-to-man and zone. 0 0-0 0, Vega 2 0-2 6, LAKE-LEHMAN (43) Sudoku Solution #1739-M
Crestwoodʼs Eric Jesikiewicz Jesikiewicz 5 1-1 13, Fazzini 0 Bohan 1 2-2 4, Evans 2 0-0
players and cheerleaders
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hit a 3-pointer against the 0-0 0, Abramcheck 4 3-4 11. 4, Bonk 0 0-0 0, Hauze 0 0-0 7 5 9 4 8 2 6 3 1
zone to help the Comets come Totals: 15 6-15 40. 0, Poepperling 1 0-0 2, Baker 1 8 4 5 6 3 2 9 7
The Mountain Top Blitz will ing the 2009 season must back from a seven-point deficit Coughlin................9 10 8 20 - 47 4 0-0 8, OʼConnor 1 0-0 2, 2 6 3 7 1 9 8 5 4
be holding sign ups for chil- bring a copy of their birth cer- to tie the game. But once the Crestwood.............8 5 13 14 - 40 Grablewski 5 1-2 11, Carey 3 4 3 1 2 7 6 9 8 5
dren interested in playing foot- tificate to registration. A note Crusaders began switching off Three-pointers: Caffrey, 2-2 8, Weaver 2 0-0 4, 5 2 8 3 9 4 1 7 6
ball or cheerleading during the from a childʼs doctor stating screens they were able to con- Warren; Vega 2, Jesikiewicz 2. Wasylyk 0 0-0 0. Totals 19 5-6 9 7 6 8 5 1 3 4 2
2010 season in the Crestwood that he or she is fit to partici- test Crestwoodʼs outside shot Lake-Lehman-Crestwood 43. 8 9 2 1 4 5 7 6 3
High School Cafeteria on pate is also required. Children and never really allowed the Chris Vega scored nine of CRESTWOOD (71) 6 1 5 9 3 7 4 2 8
Saturday, March 20 from noon will not be able to practice Comets to get open looks at his game-high 12 points in the Lasko 3 0-0 7, Piavis 2 5-7 3 4 7 6 2 8 5 1 9
until 2 p.m. (Returning players without the doctorʼs consent. the basket. first quarter to help Crestwood 9, Flannigan 0 0-0 0, Culver 0
and cheerleaders only), Mon- The registration fee is $65 “Two signs,” Atherton said. race out to an early lead on 2-4 2, Kempinski 1 0-0 3,
Sudoku Solution #1739-D

day, March 22 from 6:30 PM for the first child from a family, the way to a 71-43 victory over

“Four-for-19 and 6-for-15 (at Wojnar 2 2-3 8, Pickett 1 6-8 Y R O R S Y A S E S T E N

until 8 p.m., Saturday, April 10 $35 for the second child and the free throw line), you canʼt Lake-Lehman in District 2 8, Vega 5 0-0 12, Jesikiewicz
from noon until 3 p.m., and $10 each for all other children win too many games with that Class AAA opening-round 3 0-0 8, Powell 0 0-0 0, E T A E R O P S P A Y C K S

Monday, April 12, 6:30 until 8 from the same family. There is precentage. The game could action Saturday. Fazzini 2 1-2 5, Abramcheck 3 D A H S O N R A A
p.m. also a lottery calendar fund- have gone either way. We Crestwood used a 20-8 lead 3-4 9, Judge 0 0-0 0. Totals 22 I G N U F S O O D F E E K
To be eligible, boys and girls raiser; cost is $25 and is to be came out in the third quarter after the first quarter and used 19-28 71. A N U T E D I R C E O B L

must be 7 years old on or paid at registration. Contact and started hitting shots and a 21-6 second-quarter advan- Lake-Lehman.......8 6 12 17 - 43
before August 1, 2010 and Matt MacDonald at 474-5777 cut the lead down. In the tage to put the game away Crestwood..........20 21 14 16 - 71 E D S U F S T E L

cannot be 14 years old until with questions. For additional fourth quarter they did what early. The Comets also capi- Three-pointers: Wojnar 2, E T U T A T S E S T A T E S
after August 2. Anyone who information, visit the website they had to do and made talized on trips to the free Jesikiewicz 2, Vega 2, Lasko, N U N T R A O P E L E D A
did not play football or cheer at shots.” throw line in the fourth quarter Kempinski. A S A S B R U B E S S A B

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