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THE WHITE HAVEN JOURNAL VOL. 30, NO. 20 THE WEATHERLY HERALD
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INSIDE ESTABLISHED 1879 ESTABLISHED 1880
132nd YEAR, NO. 7 THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011 SINGLE COPY—50¢ (USPS 277440) 131st YEAR, NO. 33

Potsko and Herling


named to WASB
by Donnell Stump Sherman, a third-grade student at
Two Weatherly women, Amy Weatherly Area Elementary School.
Potsko and Georgeann Herling, She is an accountant employed by
were selected to fill the unexpired Hazleton Shaft Corp., Stockton.
terms of Joanne Dougherty and To fill the second vacant seat,
Gilbert Gerhard on the Weatherly Urban nominated Herling, the nom-
Area School Board when that body ination received a second from
met in special session on Director Edward “Skip” Snyder and
Wednesday, January 5. was also approved unanimously.
Board president John Toft Jr. nom- A Weatherly graduate with three
inated Potsko, the nomination was adult children who were also raised
seconded by director Bonita L. in Weatherly, Herling is the daughter
Urban and approved unanimously of Ruth Anthony of Weatherly.
by the board. Herling is a licensed practical nurse
Potsko is the wife of George at the Weatherwood nursing home
Potsko and mother of Mackenzie in Weatherly.

East Side grant work


pleases borough officials DRIFTS WERE THE ORDER OF THE DAY on Sunday in Packer Township and throughout the area, as
by Ruth Isenberg had been granted. Saturday’s snow blew across area roads in sculpted patterns. Photo by Ruth Isenberg
East Side Borough officials are The November report from the
very pleased with the recent work White Haven Volunteer Fire
done through a Carbon County Company included one response to
grant. Street committee chair Rudy
Schoch praised the contractors dur-
ing the January 7 meeting, saying
a car fire on Interstate 80 in the bor-
ough.
A new Emergency Medical
YEAR IN REVIEW
“They did a wonderful job!” A pay- Services run card was approved. by Clara R. Holder members of Weatherly Area School Fuel Service & Trucking.
ment to Luzerne County Site For Basic Life Support, Comm Some of the more interesting Board. AUGUST 5 – Bear Creek
Contractors for their work on the Center will be directed to call White local events reported in The World War II and Korean Conflict Township Supervisors held a meet-
project was among the bills Haven BLS first, then Weatherly Journal-Herald during 2010 are list- veteran John “Jay” Faust of Weath- ing at White Haven Poconos, where
approved for payment. BLS, Freeland BLS, and finally Lake ed here. PLEASE NOTE: This is not erly died at the age of 87. He had they, residents and representatives
Council chair John Marotta said Harmony BLS. For Advanced Life a review of the year’s major events, been employed by the Hazleton of the White Haven Fire Company
the next step was to fill in more Support, the order will be White only of things noted in this paper, Standard-Speaker for 49 years, discussed mutual concerns.
toward the building from the former Haven Medic 22, Valley Regional and dates listed (unless specified retiring as production coordinator,
reservoir area that was filled. Medic 26, Plains Medic 2, and Please turn to page B1
otherwise) are those of the publica- and was active in community affairs
Council has applied for a grant to for APTs Medic 11. Mayor Gerald
this purpose and to finish upper Jones Jr. will deliver the information
tion, not of the events themselves. including service as a member and THIS WEEK IN
CONTINUED FROM LAST chairman of the former Weatherly
Washington Street. to Carbon County Comm Center. WEEK’S PAPER Municipal Authority. WEATHERLY
Council was also pleased that The mayor also noted that pine JULY 1 – Gerald J. Fulk, an origi- Korean Conflict veteran and for- Thursday, January 13
they’d adopted another balanced trees near his home are causing nal owner of Gerry & Mike’s mer Weatherly Borough Council Senior Citizens Friendship Club
budget with no tax increase for problems with snow plowing, and Nursery, Kidder Township, died at member Conrad Pfeiffer died at the Meeting – 1:30 p.m. – Salem
2011. The budget adopted in said that plowing needed to be clos- the age of 79. age of 80. U.C.C.
December totals $56,885 in the er to the berms of the road through- JULY 15 – Packer Township JULY 29 – White Haven Borough Weatherly Area Community Li-
general fund; $15,271.06 in the out the town. brary Board Meeting – 7:00 p.m. –
Supervisors voiced support for Councilman Herbert Albee, 53, died Library
Highway Aid Fund; $41,847 in the Zoning officer Richard Clause township resident Jim Dulcey’s July 22 of injuries suffered four days Greater Weatherly Area Ambu-
Garbage Collection Fund; $45,440 was absent, but forwarded his plans to keep his property un-devel- earlier in a motorcycle accident. He lance Association Meeting – 7:30
in the Sewer Tapping Fee Account; report, including one permit for a oped, despite what he believed to was the owner of one of the town’s p.m. – Ambulance Building
and $166,221.24 in the Sewer home in advance of the requirement be pressure from some unnamed oldest family businesses, Albee’s Saturday, January 15
Operation & Maintenance Fund for for sprinkler systems in all new con- “Inspire Your Heart With The Arts”
a total budget of $325,664.30. struction. - 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. – Heritage Hill
Council will act on the Judith
Blakey subdivision request at the
GSP Management sent a new list
of tenants at Spring Hill Mobile
White Haven Police Senior Community
WAHS Athletic Hall of Fame
Activities – Girls Basketball Game
March meeting; a 90-day extension
Please turn to page A6
arrest bank robber at 1:00 p.m. – Buffet Dinner at
4:30 p.m. - Boys Basketball
THIS WEEK IN WHITE HAVEN by Seth Isenberg Holliday turned his car up
Games at 6:00 p.m. – Weatherly
Area Schools Complex
Thursday, January 13 Methodist Church Social Hall On Thursday afternoon, January Susquehanna St. Szoke began to
Joy Through Movement – 10:00 Dennison township Planning Com- Sunday, January 16
6, White Haven Police arrested 33 follow up Cherry Street in the cruis- Childrenʼs Free Throw Contest,
a.m. – W.H. United Methodist mission Meeting – 7:00 p.m. –
Church Township Municipal Building year old Carl Holliday for robbing er, while Shupp arrived at the top of sponsored by K of C Council
W.H. Lions Club Dinner Meeting – the PNC Bank, and the Rite Aid, last Susquehanna Street in his personal 12105 -–1:00 p.m. – Eurana Park
Tuesday, January 18 Pavilion
6:30 p.m. – Sitkoʼs Barn Rest- Joy Through Movement – 10:00 month. car and started down the hill.
aurant a.m. – W.H. United Methodist White Haven Police spent the last Holliday turned his car at Elmira Monday, January 17
Foster Township Planning Com- Martin Luther King Legal Holiday
Church few weeks speaking with area busi- St. (toward James St.) and Szoke
mission Meeting – 7:00 p.m. – W.H. Borough Planning Commis- Turkey Dinner – 4:00 t0 7:00 p.m. -
Township Municipal Building nesspeople and alerting residents blocked it with the cruiser. Shupp Silver Ridge Hunting Club
sion Meeting – 6:00 p.m. – Muni-
Friday, January 14
to look for suspicious activity. then arrived to complete the box. Weatherly Borough Council
cipal Building
W.H. Food Pantry – 11:00 a.m. to On Thursday, businessman Henry Holliday was then arrested without Meeting – 7:00 p.m. – Municipal
Wednesday, January 19
Noon – Rear, Haven Hall, White Straub, owner of Main St. incident. Building
Yoga Class – 10:00 a.m. – St. Weatherly Area Chess Club – 7:00
Haven Center Paulʼs Lutheran Church Coffeeworks, noticed a car much White Haven Police, assisted with
Free Community Lunch – Serving p.m. – First Presbyterian Church
Alcoholics Anonymous. Meeting – like the one that was near the PNC information from the FBI’s Scranton
11: 30 a.m. to Noon – St. Paulʼs Wednesday, January 19
10:00 a.m. – Mountainview Com- Bank during the last robbery. It was office, interviewed the man for sev-
Lutheran Parish Hall munity Church Weatherly Area PTA Meeting –
parked parallel to the caboose, fac- eral hours. Toward the end of the 7:00 p.m. – W.A. Elementary/
Saturday, January 15 Free Community Lunch – Serving
ing the bank, and had been there for session, he began to confess. It Middle School Cafeteria
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting - 11: 30 a.m. to Noon – St. Paulʼs
7:00 p.m. – St. Patrickʼs Parish Lutheran Parish Hall a long time. According to Police turned out that Holliday, a former Weatherly Area Historical Com-
Center W.H. Volunteer Ambulance Asso- Officer-in-Charge Tom Szoke, local policeman from south New mission Meeting – 7:00 p.m. -
ciation Meeting – 7:00 p.m. – Straub walked directly to the White Jersey, had actually robbed six Weatherly Municipal Building
Sunday, January 16
Marine Corps League Detachment Ambulance Building Haven Borough Municipal Building banks, one of them twice – South Thursday, January 20
AOH Meeting – 7:00 p.m. – V.F.W. Weatherly Rotary Foundation
1039 Meeting - 1:30 P.M. – V.F.W. in search of the police. (Szoke Whitehall, PA, north of Allentown;
Post 6615 Post 6615 Meeting – 9:00 a.m. – Weatherly
American Legion Post 592 Meeting thanks Henry for making the report.) Towamencin Township, PA near Municipal Building
Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting -
– 8:00 p.m. – Post Home Szoke, who was on duty, set up Lansdale; and in south Jersey, Weatherly Rotary Club Dinner
7:00 p.m. – Mountainview Com-
munity Church Thursday, January 20 observation and called for backup. Harrison Township, Paulsboro, and Meeting – 6:30 p.m. – Weatherly
Monday, January 17 Joy Through Movement – 10:00 Officer Gary Shupp, who was off Millville – twice; plus the White Country Inn
a.m. – W.H. United Methodist duty but on call, started his drive Haven PNC Bank. He also robbed Weatherly Lions Club Meeting -
Martin Luther King Legal Holiday 6:00 p.m.- Weatherly Borough
Free Community Lunch – Serving Church from his home to the borough. At the White Haven Rite Aid.
W.H. Area Senior Citizens Meeting Building
11: 30 a.m. to Noon – St. Paulʼs some point during this time, Holliday Szoke added that Holliday, who
Lutheran Parish Hall – 1:00 p.m. – V.F.W. Post 6615
Kidder Township Board of Super- started his car and made a drive up was divorced, was staying in a
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)
visors Meeting –7:00 p.m. – Town- Towanda Street where he saw the
Meeting – 5:45 p.m. - W.H. United
ship Municipal Building police cruiser. According to Szoke, Please turn to page A6
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Death Roll
KAREN STEVENS Prior to retiring in 1997 he
THE JOURNAL-HERALD Karen R. Stevens, 64, of owned and operated Gary L.
(USPS 277-440) Published weekly at Schnecksville died Friday, Ziminsky Excavating, Al-
211 Main Street, White Haven, PA 18661 JOSEPH LENAHAN VICTOR MIKUS January 7, 2011 in Blough brightsville, for ten years.
Telephone (570) 443-8321 Joseph P. Lenahan, Jr., 67, Victor J. Mikus, 85, of RR2, Health Center, Bethlehem. Before that he had worked for
Subscription Price—$25 per year in Luzerne & Carbon Counties, Pennsylvania, payable in advance. of White Haven died Monday, Weatherly died Sunday, Jan- A daughter of the late J. E. Smith of Penn Forest
$30 per year elsewhere, payable in advance.
Publications postage paid at White Haven, PA 18661. January 10, 2011 in Lehigh uary 9, 2011 in Weatherwood Arthur and Dorothy Eckroth Township, and owned and
POSTMASTER, send address change to: Valley Hospital, Allentown. Nursing & Rehabilitation Wetzel, she was born operated a bakery delivery
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A son of the late Joseph Center, Weatherly. October 26, 1946 in Hazle- business for many years. He
(JAY E. HOLDER, Co-Publisher 1954-1997) and Miriam Byron Lenahan, A son of the late Karol and ton. had also worked as a truck
Clara R. Holder, Publisher he was born in Philadelphia, Helen Selecky Mikus, he was She was a member of driver for his brother-in-law,
Seth Isenberg, General Manager
Ruth Isenberg, Editor-in-Chief and had resided in the White born in New York City, N.Y., Union Evangelical Lutheran Homer Heimbach.
Martha Searfoss, Office Manager Haven area since 1966. and was a U.S. Army veteran Church of Schnecksville, and Preceding him in death
Donnell Stump, Assistant Editor
Prior to retirement he was of World War II. He was an prior to retirement was were son Gary Ziminsky,
Christy Brady, Finance
Steve Stallone, Sports Editor a self-employed barber for 49 accomplished artist. employed as an administra- brothers Edward and William
Heather Maslo, Production Manager years, and was the last per- Surviving is his wife of 56 tive assistant for the Diocese Ziminsky, and sister Elsie
Member, White Haven Chamber of Commerce
Carbon County Chamber of Commerce son to operate a barbershop years, the former Anna of Allentown. Ziminsky.
Pocono Mountains Chamber of Commerce
White Haven Economic Development Association
in White Haven. Maracek. Preceding her in death was Surviving are his wife of 58
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Patrick’s R.C. Church of burial in Sky-View Memorial Stevens. Heimbach; son John W.
White Haven and a Fourth Park, Hometown, are by the Surviving are daughter and Ziminsky of Albrightsville,
Editorial Degree Knight of its Knights
of Columbus Council 10616.
Philip J. Jeffries Funeral
Home, Weatherly.
son-in-law Laura and Kevin
Querio of Schnecksville; son
daughter Roseanne Ziminsky
of Lehighton; brother and sis-
Surviving are his wife of 41 and daughter-in-law Chris- ter-in-law Alvin and Minnie
Help make the snow go and a half years, the former MILDRED BRIESE topher and Elizabeth Stevens Ziminsky of Florida; nephews
by Ruth Isenberg Carol Ann Perch; son and Mildred D. Briese, 90, of of New Tripoli; grandchildren and nieces.
After a relatively calm and quiet, though cold, December, daughter-in-law Joseph, III Weatherly died Friday, Jan- Justin, Matthew and Scott; The funeral was held Fri-
January is turning into a season of snow. Our area isn’t being and Terri Lenahan of White uary 7, 2011 in Hazleton sister and brother-in-law day from St. Paul’s Lutheran
hit quite as hard as our neighbors to the south, but we’re get- Haven; daughters and sons- General Hospital. Janet and Robert Graham of Church with the Rev. Douglas
ting enough of the white stuff to cause school delays and can- in-law Rose Mary and Jeffrey A daughter of the late Weatherly; brother and sis- Holtz officiating. Burial was in
cellations, and multiple traffic mishaps. Fox of Freeland, Theresa and George and Lucy Hinkle ter-in-law Charles and Mary the church cemetery.
Everyone can help ease these weather woes. First and fore- Daniel Cook of Pottsville; Heiney, she was born in Ann Wetzel of Weatherly; Memorial donations may
most, drive carefully. Even if you have good snow tires and grandchildren Deanna, Weatherly and was a mem- nieces and nephews. be made to St. Paul’s Luth-
four-wheel drive, ice can appear in surprising places. And an Sarah, Andrew, Brooke, ber of Zions Evangelical The funeral was held eran Church, P.O. Box 200,
unfortunate number of drivers seem to think that driving an Alyssa and Anna; sisters Lutheran Church of Weath- Tuesday from Union Evan- Albrightsville, PA 18210.
SUV means they can go anywhere, in any weather, at any Maureen Seftchick of erly and the Weatherly gelical Lutheran Church with
speed. It’s not true. Slow down, and stay in control. Pittsburgh, Miriam Cassidy of Senior Citizens. the Rev. Dennis W. Moore NANCY DEISENROTH
Sidewalks need to be shoveled. Too many people are wait- Aston, Colleen Fox of Prior to retirement she was officiating. Burial was in M. Nancy Deisenroth, 80,
ing for nature to clear their walks for them. That makes it hard Doylestown, Sharon Lore of employed as a customer Heidelberg Union Cemetery, of Allentown died Monday,
for walkers to get around without taking to the streets, where Walnut Creek, Cal. and Claire service specialist for Sears Slatington. September 27, 2010 in
they compete with drivers for space on roads made narrower Dembinski of Pocono Pines; Roebuck in Hazleton. Memorial donations maybe Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allen-
by snowbanks. nephews and nieces. Preceding her in death was made to the Diocese of town.
Those who do shovel must also help out. Please don’t throw The funeral will be held her husband, Alvin Martin Allentown, c/o Heintzelman A daughter of the late
the snow from your sidewalks back out into the street. Pile it Friday at 9 a.m. from the Briese, in 1993, and brothers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 196, Harold and Manetta Sen-
in your yard, or to the side. And please be understanding of Joseph E. Lehman Funeral Harold and George Heiney. Schnecksville, PA 18078- senbach Teel of White Haven,
the plow drivers. They aren’t plowing your driveway in deliber- Home, White Haven, with a Surviving are daughters and 0196. she was born October 5,
ately. In order to clear the streets, they need to keep the plows Mass of Christian Burial at son-in-law Bonnie and Donald 1929 in Wilkes-Barre. She
down and keep moving. 9:30 a.m. in St. Patrick’s R.C. Gerhard of Warnersville, and JOHN ZIMINSKY was a 1947 graduate of
Pay attention to alternate side of the street parking rules Church, celebrated by the Linda Briese, with whom she John J. Ziminsky, 78, of White Haven High School.
and other special regulations for snow storms. Cooperation Rev. John McHale, pastor. resided; grandson Keith Albrightsville died Monday, Prior to retiring in 1971 she
will help get the streets cleared faster. Burial will be private, at the Gerhard; sister Verna Gerhard January 3, 2011 in Wilkes- was employed in the produc-
Most important, remember that this too shall pass. Spring is convenience of the family. of Weatherly; companion Arthur Barre. tion control department of
on its way! Friends may call at the Martin Briese of Weatherly. A son of the late William Mack Trucks, Allentown.
funeral home this evening A memorial service was and Leona Miller Ziminsky, Preceding her in death was
PRAYER TO THE BLESSED VIRGIN (Thursday) from 5 to 8 p.m. held Wednesday from the he was born in White Haven her husband of 56 years,
(Never known to fail)
Memorial Donations may Philip J. Jeffries Funeral and was a 1950 graduate of Milton Deisenroth, who died
Oh, most beautiful flower of Mt. Carmel, fruitful vine splendor of Heaven, Blessed Mother of the
Son of God. Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh, Star of the Sea, help me and show be made to St. Patrick’s R.C. Home, with Charles Engle- White Haven High School. nine days earlier, on Sep-
me, herein you are my mother. Oh, Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth! I
humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succor me in this necessity. There are none Church Building Fund, 411 hart officiating. Burial was in He was an active member tember 18.
that can withstand your power. Oh, show me herein you are my mother. Oh Mary, conceived with-
out sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee (3x). Holy Mother, I place this cause in your hands Allegheny Street, or to White Union Cemetery, Weatherly. of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Surviving are sister-in-law
(3x). Holy Spirit, you who solve all problems, light all roads so that I can attain my goal. You who
gave me the divine gift to forgive and forget all evil against me and that in all instances in my
Haven Area Community Memorial donations may of Albrightsville, and served Lamay Sensenbach of White
life you are with me. I want in this short prayer to thank you for all things as you confirm once Library, P.O. Box 57, both of be made to Zions Evangelical on the church council. He Haven and brother-in-law
again that I never want to be separated from you in eternal glory. Thank you for your mercy
toward me and mine. The person must say this prayer 3 consecutive days. After 3 days, the White Haven, PA 18661. Lutheran Church, 335 Third was a former Kidder Town- Melvin Deisenroth of Allen-
request will be granted. This prayer must be published after the favor is granted.
Street, Weatherly, PA 18255. ship Tax Collector and a for- town.
J.M.P.
mer member of the township Arrangements were pri-
Letter to the Editor zoning board. vate, at the convenience of
the family.
To the Editor, be Journal publisher Walter at $95/hr. The hearing ended fers is OUR money and some
I’ve been receiving your Taylor and his wife, Maude. at 12:15 p.m. and a second day we may get the opportu-

Reward
paper since 1951 when I We have contacted the hearing will be necessary. Mr. nity to say how we want it
married Allen “Bunny” Sear- library about Mrs. Poczac’s Hludzik is paid portal to por- spent. In the meantime, the
foss and we moved to offer.) tal or from the time he leaves goals for the township appear
Bethlehem. He was a watch- To the Editor, home until he returns home to be SPEND, SPEND,
for Good Drivers! maker. Please Stop the Madness or to his office. A minimum SPEND! Our General Fund
IF YOU: Bunny died in 1984. in Lehigh Township expenditure of $500. has diminished from approxi-
•have at least one car that is I was Kathryn Christman Tuesday, January 4, 2011 Mr. Skinner & Mr. Wagner- mately $200,000 to under
less than 10 years old and my sister Hannah was There was an appeal hear- $12/hour plus 50 cents/ mile. $100,000. We pay from $600
the cook for Mr. and Mrs. ing in Jim Thorpe this morn- A minimum expenditure of to $1,200/month for legal rep-
•haven’t had an insurance claim or
a traffic violation for 3 years Taylor. * . . . That goes back in ing and at least one more will $90. resentation at each monthly
the 40s. be necessary. Our supervi- Wasn’t it bad enough that meeting for a township of 525
•have an excellent credit history I have paintings that are sors are trying to stop Paula the supervisors didn’t sup- residents, but the supervisors
•are currently insured with beautiful painted by Edward Hoffman from receiving port Ms. Hoffman and Ms. will not stand behind our
Erie, State Farm, Prudential, E. Sensenbach. He was unemployment compensa- Strauss during 3 frivolous employees when they’re
Allstate, Nationwide Bunny’s grandfather. He tion after they replaced her lawsuits resulting from doing sued for doing their job!
(or any other insurance carrier)
never took a lesson but without giving cause. The their job as directed by the Perhaps our township lead-
pick up the telephone and call enjoyed painting. supervisors had contemplat- supervisors and Mr. Hludzik? ers can show some fiscal
He died in 1946. ed replacing our secretary in Is this how we want our responsibility and loyalty to

Daniel H. Suitch Allen Searfoss, Bunny’s


father, died in 1960.
the beginning of the year
when they contacted Ms.
money spent; on frivolous
lawsuits? Hasn’t there been
our employees. That would
be a novel approach to run-

Insurance Agency, Inc. I have had the paintings


ever since . . . I’m 85 years old
now.
Lenahan. This was addres-
sed in the minutes of the April
meeting. Why was the gar-
enough of that?
Please remember that this
money in the township cof-
ning our township!
Happy New Year.
Myra Wolf Hoffman
Weatherly • White Haven Mr. Sensenbach was a bage bill collection contract-
427-8011 • 443-7880 Lehigh Valley railroad engi- ed out? Perhaps Ms. Lena-
Letters Policy
800-526-6425 neer.
I would like to donate the
han wouldn’t do it. So, Ms.
Hoffman was replaced and The Journal-Herald welcomes letters to the editor.
Collect your reward in paintings to the library in granted unemployment com- Preference is always given to those on topics of local inter-
White Haven. They are very pensation by the state, but est, and obvious “form letters” are not published. The writer’s
lower insurance rates! pretty. the supervisors felt it would name and telephone number must be included. No letter will
Who could I contact? be much better to spend our be published without the writer’s name; the phone number is
Sincerely, money trying to stop it. So, for our verification only, and will not be published. AND
Kathryn C. Poczak itemized expenses thus far: PLEASE – If at all possible, type your letter. We do not refuse
Bethlehem Mr. Hludzik-arrival 8:30 handwritten submissions, but errors can occur with hard to
(Editor’s note - *They would a.m. for the 9:30 a.m. hearing read scripts.
THE JOURNAL-HERALD, THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011—PAGE A3

Public Notices Seth’s Sightings by Seth Isenberg


Two little snowstorms made other, viewing cattle being pre-
PUBLIC NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE for some challenging driving pared for show, and 4-Hers in
The Dennison Township IN RE: ESTATE OF Friday and Saturday. In both line to have their goats judged,
Board of Supervisors will hold a ANDREW J. TROVITCH, cases, treatment and traffic with the line behind them being
workshop meeting on Thursday, Deceased, late of the Borough made roads safe. On Friday, it the first group for sheep judg-
January 20, 2011, at 4 p.m. in of Weatherly, County of Carbon, took until about noon, and it ing. There were a lot of nervous
the Dennison Township and Commonwealth of took until mid-morning on Sun- kids.
Municipal Building, 76 Walnut Pennsylvania. day, except where wind was We witnessed an official talk-
Street, White Haven, PA. Notice is hereby given that blowing snow. There were piles ing to groups of the kids, getting
DENNISON TOWNSHIP Letters Testamentary have been of blown snow all around where them ready, telling them to
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS granted in the Estate of we drove on Sunday afternoon. smile, and to work to keep their
Andrew J. Trovitch, Deceased, As of this writing, we may get a animals under control (“Four
who died on the 5th day of little more snow on Tuesday hooves on the ground”) and to
LEGAL NOTICE December, 2010. All persons into Wednesday—exciting, but have fun. Some of them looked
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN having claims against the estate thank goodness, no blizzard. like they were having fun.
are requested to make known Sunday, on our way to shop- We made our way over to At this point we had walked Incubator at Farm Show.
that the Dennison Township
Board of Supervisors intends to the same to the Executrix or the ping, we sighted a line of ducks, where the Hershey cake judg- ourselves enough distance to
appoint a certified or competent attorney, and all persons indebt- making their deliberate way ing was taking place. As we want to sit down for a while, and
public accountant or a firm of ed to the decedent to make pay- from a wide, warm creek to the have learned, at the proper so went to the large arena to
certified or competent account- ment without delay to: back yard of a nearby house. I hour, judged cakes are shared enjoy the rodeo, only to find it
ants to replace the elected audi- Desiree Miller was able to pull the truck over with the audience. We were full up. Eventually some of the
tors and to make an examina- 755 North Street to watch, and we learned the pleased to be able to sample seats opened up, and we were
tion of all the accounts of Weatherly, PA 18255 object of their desire was a full three small slices—one of able to sit down and enjoy the
Dennison Township for the 2010 or her attorney: feeder, likely containing ducky which we really liked! show. Once that wrapped up,
fiscal year. The Dennison CYNTHIA S. RAY, ESQUIRE delights. It certainly drew a From there was the butter we grabbed a couple more
Township Board of Supervisors 121 Carbon Street crowd…of ducks, that is. sculpture to admire, entries in things to eat, of course a milk
intends to make such appoint- Post Office Box 49 Also on our trip Sunday, we competitions are varied as mini- shake from the PA Dairymen,
ment at a special meeting to be Weatherly, PA 18255 passed a bed and breakfast landscapes, quilts, apples, can- and a baked sweet potato from
held on Saturday, February 12, 1/13 whose main distinguishing fea- ning, wine and the most won- the Potato Producers. Ruth
2011, at 10:00 a.m. in the ture was the feature of four derful apple pies (sadly only on also bought some maple candy A fine feathered entry.
Dennison Township Municipal PUBLIC NOTICE Border Collies, outside in the display, no samples). There from the PA Maple group. We In our ride through the snow,
Building, 76 Walnut Street, The 2011 meeting schedule yard. Three had taken up posi- were a few minutes to be spent got cider to take home from the I had the radio on in order to
White Haven, Pa. for Weatherly Borough Council tions guarding the door back watching the cooking competi- Apple Growers, and the only keep me alert, and remember
DENNISON TOWNSHIP is as follows: inside from the backyard, while tion; Ruth got a small cookbook groups we missed were the listening to AM stations in
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS WORKSHOP MEETINGS the fourth had gone out on signed by one of the contest- Honey Producers, the Vege- Chicago and Hartford, and then
February 16th patrol, to check the perimeter ants, the chef of the Water- table Growers and the Mush- Boston, where WBZ was
PUBLIC NOTICE March 16th against intruders, perhaps. works Restaurant in Philadel- room Growers. broadcasting the Kim Komando
April 13th On Friday evening I had a trip phia. We also were able to The 2011 Farm Showʼs daily Show, providing tech news to
Notice is hereby given that
May 11th to Lehighton to make, and sample the dish they were through Saturday. Admission is feed our inner geek. I learned
the White Haven Zoning and
June 15th chose to take the Turnpike, preparing, wagon wheel pasta free; parking is $10. something during her show.
Hearing Board will hold a
July 13th because it was faster. I didnʼt with wild mushroom sauce (it It was earlier than our norm On Sunday I drove by a sign
Reorganization Meeting on
August 10th know how much it would cost, was mushroom day). On our when we started our ride home, that said 20¢ off per gallon if
Thursday, January 13, 2011, at
5:30 p.m. in the White Haven September 14th just that the prices had gone way, we passed a beautiful dis- which was a good thing, you bought a carwash at
Municipal Building, 312 Main October 12th up, so I figured Iʼd look at the play of mushrooms, including a because it started to snow, and Turkey Hill. Coming back in the
Street, White Haven, PA. November 16th toll ticket. However, this was contest where mushrooms we needed to take our time, other direction a couple of
This Pubic Notice was sub- December 14th when the tickets without price were used to create a scene— because it eventually began to hours later, the gas gauge hov-
mitted on January 3, 2011 and REGULAR MEETINGS information. I learned it would worth seeing, very clever. accumulate. The dogs had ering at E, I thought why not.
will appear in two consecutive January 17th cost $1.85 when I got off. It Cutting back, we went been in White Haven, and we Our dark green truck was basi-
weekly issues of The Journal- February 21st used to cost 75¢ not so long through the poultry room just arrived there just as the snows cally a shade of white from the
Herald as follows: January 6 March 21st ago. after they had judged the best tapered off. Funny timing. road salt. We filled up at a cost
April 18th Saturday was devoted to our in show. There were all kinds of We tuned in to the Jets-Colts of $3.11.9, less 20¢ per gallon,
and January 13, 2011. This is in
May 16th attending the PA Farm Show in chickens, some quite beautiful football game long enough to and promptly spent it back on
compliance with the
June 20th Harrisburg. I had gassed up in and others quite ugly. For that hear the Jets win. Their game the carwash—a much needed
Pennsylvania Municipalities
July 18th Lehighton, paying $3.07.9 per matter, there were a number of next week against the Patriots carwash. Later that night, Ruth
Code as amended by Act 170 of
August 15th gallon. We arrived mid-after- types of turkey on display. I only could be a good one, or not. had trouble finding our truck in
1988.
CATHY L. FULK September 19th noon, and made a beeline to noticed that ducks were on dis- On Sunday, we tuned in to the parking lot because it was
Secretary, October 17th the food court. First stop was play after hearing a cock-a- hear the Ravens win, and then actually clean.
White Haven November 21st the PA Livestock Association doodle-doo followed up by a later listened as the Eagles lost. We sighted a fox in our trav-
Zoning and Hearing Board December 19th stand for lamb stew for Ruth, quack-quack-quack. The ducks That leaves me with the els, and also sighted a pair of
1/6 & 13 All meetings will be held at while I selected a nice bowl of were on a lower level of cages. Patriots to cheer for. pheasants.
7:00 P.M. in the Municipal turkey chili from the PA Poultry
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agreement was not reached
under the Rendell Admini-
stration. These issues are auto- Senator Baker is joined by her husband Gary, and their son
matically part of the agenda,” Carson, after being sworn-in to serve a second term represent-
Baker said. ing the 20th Senatorial District.
Baker kept her chairmanship
of the Senate Veterans Affairs did their duty, and now it is time sion on Juvenile Justice.
and Emergency Preparedness for us to meet our obligations,” The Senate is likely to take
Committee. “This committee she added. early action on a package of Good from Wednesday, January 12 thru Saturday, January 15
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DEAN’S LIST DIRECTORY Matika announces candidacy


Penn State University Honor List, prepared at the Senior Matthew T. Palko , a
Jacey Lynn Hallock has
attained the Dean’s List at
end of each semester, recog-
nizes those students who
resident of Freeland, study-
ing Sport Administration.
for judge in Carbon County
Attorney for Carbon County
Penn State University, State have achieved academic dis- York College
since 1994, prosecuting over
College, where she is study- tinction. To qualify for the of Pennsylvania
1,000 cases. He has also
ing secondary education with Dean’s List, the student must Haley Mahon of Weatherly,
been a court-appointed
a major in history. On Sunday, have earned a GPA of at a junior Criminal Justice
Arbitrator for 22 years. He is
January 9, she left for least 3.5 in 12 hours of letter major, has been named to
solicitor for a number of
Barcelona, Spain, to continue grades. the Dean’s List for the Fall
boards, associations and bor-
her spring semester under Dr. David L. White, dean of 2010 semester at York
oughs in southwest Carbon
International Educational the College of Arts and College of Pennsylvania.
County.
Studies until the end of May. Sciences, and Dr. Thomas C. To be eligible for this honor,
He is married to Jeanine
She is the daughter of Ormond, dean of the College a student must be registered
Lee (Erdman) Matika of
Joseph and Lee Mary of Education and Human for at least 12 academic cred-
Weatherly. They have four
Hallock of White Haven. Services, praised the stu- it hours and earn a semester Attorney Joseph Matika, left, announces that he is a can-
children, ages 20 to 2.
Luzerne County dents’ commitment to aca- GPA of 3.50 or higher. didate for Carbon County Judge at his home in front of
He is seeking to fill the
Community College demic achievement and King’s College supporters and family.
vacancy on the court due to
Michael Murphy, Jr., son of noted the discipline and hard Dr. Nicholas A. Holodick,
On January 7, attorney the law firm of Velitsky and the passing of Judge David
Deborah Murphy of White work required to qualify for vice president for academic
Joseph Matika of Lehighton Matika of Summit Hill, has Addy last April.
Haven and Michael Murphy, the Dean’s List. affairs at King’s College,
announced that he is a candi- been an attorney in the coun- More information about
has attained a 4.0 average at Local students named to recently announced the stu-
date for Judge of the Carbon ty for over 22 years. He has attorney Matika is at
Luzerne County Community the Fall 2010 Lock Haven dents who have qualified for
County Court of Common extensive experience in civil www.matikaforjudge.com. His
College. His major is Motor University Dean’s List are: the Fall 2010 dean’s list.
Pleas. court with over 3,000 clients, campaign also has a
Sports Technology. Sophomore Kirk J. Datz , a Named to the list from
Matika, 48, is a partner in and as an Assistant District Facebook page.
Lock Haven University resident of Freeland, study- White Haven were Molly
Lock Haven University has ing Exploratory Studies. Brown, Michael Deegan, Eric
released the names of stu- Sophomore Jeffrey P. Grego, Catherine Grey, Lorrie Yudichak named Democratic Chair of
dents who achieved Dean’s Lesko , a resident of Weath- Gruner, Zachary Plescia, and
List recognition for the Fall erly, studying Sport Admini- Jason Wheeler. Environmental/Energy Committee
2010 semester. The Dean’s stration. State Sen. John Yudichak we’re still suffering with – and roughshod over the land and
has been appointed Demo- paying for – the last energy water. Future generations
Brandon Hinkle is December cratic Chairman of the Se-
nate Environmental Resourc-
boom,” Yudichak said. “If we
learn well and act prudently,
should not have to pay for
carelessness today.”
Student of the Month es and Energy Committee.
Yudichak said the commit-
we can protect our waterways
while growing the job market,
Yudichak was also tapped
to serve on the Appro-
He has been the captain of umn, for which he submits tee assignment is an oppor- and creating new jobs in priations committee, which
the boys’ soccer team for two news items for the school on tunity to protect Pennsyl- clean-energy industries. he said will be very critical in
years, and he is active in a weekly basis. In addition to vanians from repeating the “We are slowly emerging the upcoming session. He will
Hazleton’s local hockey pro- school-related activities, he mistakes of the past while from one of the worse eco- also serve on the Aging and
gram. For his graduation proj- enjoys working outdoors with developing the economy of nomic recessions in our his- Youth, Veterans Affairs and
ect, Brandon coordinated his grandfather in the sum- the future. tory. But in our haste to cre- Emergency Preparedness,
and ran a summer soccer mer, and fishing with his dad. “Everyone in Northeastern ate new jobs and economic Policy and Local Government
camp for 6th, 7th and 8th Sponsors for the month of Pennsylvania knows that activity, we can’t run committees.
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Dining Out
SENIOR CENTERS MENU Charles Dickens Pub. It was
a beautiful cold snowy night
Week of January 17: in the Poconos, and we were
Monday: Pork & sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, whole- all in just the right spot to
wheat roll, spiced apples. enjoy it.
Tuesday: Baked chicken, brown rice, chuck wagon corn, The Village Squire served in their shells, swim- brought a tray filled with The Village Squire is
corn bread, fruit cocktail. Route 115, just south of ming in a bowl of pale green appealing choices, so we closed on Mondays. Credit
Wednesday: Batter dipped fish, pierogies, broccoli salad, Blakeslee Corners sauce. We needed extra of split a slice of very good cards are accepted, and
sandwich roll, apricots. by Seth Isenberg the warm crispy whole wheat caramel-apple cheesecake, there's plenty of free parking.
Thursday: Baked ham, parsley potatoes, lima beans, rye A meal out after a busy day rolls just to sop up the broth. $4.25. Ruth enjoyed a cup of Phone: 646-3446
bread, peach cobbler, tortilla chips. was just the thing to cap a (This dish is also available coffee as well, and we sat villagesquirerestaurant.com
Friday: Tomato soup, shepherd’s pie, lettuce wedge with nice weekend. It was after 7 with red Marinara sauce, and and relaxed, and studied
bleu cheese, whole-wheat bread, banana cake. when we rolled in to the as an entrée.) some of the bits of local his-
Village Squire restaurant's Ruth was sipping a glass of tory displayed throughout the
Coming Events parking lot off of Route 115 in
Blakeslee. Our timing was
Merlot, $6.50, while I con-
tented myself with a refillable
room.
Others were enjoying as I Portraits I Family Photography
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“Inspire Your Heart With The Breakfast, sponsored by nearest the gas fireplace was lemon, $2.95. finishing dinner. Another I Wedding & All Occasions
Call and ask about our Winter Specials.
Arts,” sponsored by Heritage Albrightsville Volunteer Fire open. Ruth promptly took a Our entrées were attrac- group arrived straight from Forum Photography... when quality counts!
Hill Senior Community, Company seat closest to the heat, while tively served—and large. The the slopes to enjoy the hospi- Tel. 570.788.8057
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Hall of Fame Festivities (Din- Silver Ridge Hunting Club, warmer on the other side of cut, juicy and flavorful. The
ner, Basketball Games & In- Weatherly the table and moved there. baked potato I chose as my
duction), sponsored by MARCH 17, Thursday – Having checked out the side dish was a good accom-
WE ARE NOW A WI-FI HOT SPOT
Weatherly Area High School Ham & Cabbage Supper, specials blackboard, we had paniment with just a bit of the
FRIDAY, JANUARY 14
Athletic Hall of Fame Com- sponsored by Presbyterian an idea of what we wanted sour cream served on the SATURDAY, JANUARY 15
for dinner, but listened to our side. Mixed vegetables were
5-9 p.m. 5-9 p.m.
mittee Church of White Haven ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SPECIAL
JANUARY 16, Sunday – APRIL 14, Thursday – server, just in case she had perfectly steamed, still crisp 16 oz. New York
Stuffed Flank Steak Strip Steak
Children’s Free Throw Con- Spaghetti Supper, sponsored something extra to add. It and very flavorful. with mashed potatoes, vegetable & dessert.
Adult: $9.25 Child: $6.25 with baked potato & vegetable $17.95
test, sponsored by Knights of by Presbyterian Church of was Prime Rib special night, Ruth's plate was crowded
Columbus Council 12105, White Haven and I selected the 12 oz. with flat, hollow pasta. Inside EVERY SUNDAY– EVERY WEDNESDAY–
Weatherly MAY 27 & 28, Friday & English Cut for $12.95. Ruth each tube was a ricotta filling, Joe’s Cheesesteak Spaghetti & Meatballs,
w/fresh cut fries–$6.95 w/salad & garlic bread–$5.95
JANUARY 17, Monday – Saturday – Flea Market, also chose a special, smooth and creamy. On top 5-9 p.m. in house only.
Turkey Dinner, sponsored by sponsored by Presbyterian cheese-stuffed rigatoni with a was a wonderful combination THURSDAY NIGHT—6:30-?
TUESDAY NIGHT—6-9 p.m. Clams........$1.50/Dozen
Silver Ridge Hunting Club, Church of White Haven sauce of sundried tomatoes, of sweet sundried tomatoes, Wings 30¢ each in-house, Pints..........$1.50 Each
Weatherly SEPTEMBER 15, Thurs- feta cheese and spinach, rich garlic and slightly salty 35¢ each to go—10 Sauces!
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JANUARY 22, Saturday – day – Chicken & Waffle Sup- Peel & Eat Shrimp EARLY BIRD DINNER SPECIAL
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by Christ Church UCC, terian Church of White Haven salad; each of us chose the plate and provided a Serving Dinner 5 p.m.-9 p.m. • Call For Daily Specials 443-8359
Conyngham OCTOBER 13, Thursday – salad. pleasing contrast to the rich All Specials are In-House Only.
JANUARY 29, Saturday – Pork & Sauerkraut Supper, But first, we ordered an sauce. Though the dish was
Winter Carnival, sponsored sponsored by Presbyterian appetizer of steamed mus- filling, she ate all of it, except
by American Legion Auxiliary Church of White Haven sels in a basil, garlic, white for a few tastes for me.
Unit 360, Weatherly NOVEMBER 5, Saturday – wine sauce, $6.95. Seven We weren't planning on
JANUARY 29, Saturday – Holiday Bazaar, sponsored plump, juicy mussels were dessert. But our server
Souper Bowl Soup Sale, by Presbyterian Church of
sponsored by Christ Luth-
eran Church, Conyngham
White Haven
This column is open to all
TOPS NEWS
JANUARY 30, Sunday – organizations in the Weath- The White Haven Chapter in the right direction for the
Pre Souper Bowl Party, spon- erly, White Haven, Freeland, TOPS meeting began at 6:15 current month. Each selects
sored by Mountain Top Elay Albrightsville, Blakeslee,
p.m. on Monday, and the the tools needed, the dis-
Conyngham/Drums, Lake
For Life Team members said the pledge. tance to travel, and the per-
Harmony & Mountain Top
FEBRUARY 4, Friday – Dona, weight recorder, sonal reward waiting when
areas. If your organization is
Clothing Giveaway, spon- planning a fund-raising activ- gave the report and an- the month’s destination is
sored by Freeland Presby- ity, or other special event nounced Bernadette to be met. These are some of the
terian Church (continuing open to the public, you may the Chosen Achiever. great ideas we have going on
first Friday of every month) have it listed by calling 443- The no-nos for January are for our New Year Road Trip.
FEBRUARY 6, Sunday – 9131. There is no charge for chips and French fries. Plan on attend Open
Breakfast, sponsored by this service. The program for the even- House and you will be on you
Marine Corps League Det. ing was “Seven Small Chang- way!
1039 at St. Patrick’s Parish Journal deadline is always
es to Keep Pounds Off.” Please join us. Meetings
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at the United Methodist
Church Social Hall, White
Monday 5-8 p.m. time to do them to strengthen
their muscles.
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East Side… would be used to extend Elizabeth Berger, Helen


sewer and water lines to the Jones, Marotta, Sharon WH Council appoints Shelhamer
Continued from page A1 property. Mrozinski, Schoch and Helen by Seth Isenberg This led to a discussion of the for these ATV riders.
Home Park. Marotta noted Council voted to name Meri Stockinger; Mayor Jones; White Haven borough parking rules during snows, Zoning officer Meier men-
that there were quite a few Jones, wife of Mayor Jones, solicitor James Nanovic; sec- council named Patsy Shel- in that cars must move to aid tioned that he was working
vacancies at present. to the Planning Commission, retary/treasurer Carol hamer to fill the vacancy left plowing. Those that are not with someone who is inter-
East Side Borough would and to re-appoint Steve Lenahan and this reporter. by the death of Steve Draus will now get ticketed, and ested in opening a Chinese
be the host community for a Pompella to the Zoning Council member Francis in late December during then towed out of the way. restaurant in the borough.
grant the Mountain Laurel Hearing Board. Becker was absent. The next council’s January 11 regular Spadell, who is chairman of By a 4-1 vote, council voted
Golf Course has applied for. If Present at the meeting meeting is Thursday, meeting from a list of candi- the Streets Committee, noted to have police review policies
approved, the $1.5 million were council members February 3 at 7 p.m. dates that included Barry that people will watch the and procedures for the
Drasher, Fred Meier, and plows pass, but not move department. Linda Szoke
WH Police… pouring some vodka from a town for them getting
Pete Swerdon, all present, their cars. was opposed, because coun-
bottle he had bought at the involved… and helping…”
Continued from page A1 and George Madigan and Spadell was also officially cil had not agreed to what
White Haven state store into Holliday was turned over to
motel in Kidder Township Shelhamer, both absent. added to the plow list. He was version of those policies and
some Diet Pepsi he bought at the FBI, and is in the Federal
while working for a railroad Katie O’Donnell nominated asked if there were enough procedures they were going
the local McDonald’s. lockup in the Lackawanna
construction company that Shelhamer. Linda Szoke drivers on the list. “I think we to review (possibly those
Szoke noted that the man County jail to await trial(s).
had work in the area. He nominated Drasher. Harvey have enough,” he answered. from 1994, among several
had been a suspect based on
would return to New Jersey evidence and surveillance Art Show Morrison, O’Donnell, Marge
Reilly and Bob Spadell voted
It was noted that the small
dump truck caught an edge
choices).
The White Haven
on weekends. footage, but an arrest was
On Thursday, while he was days away. His suspicious Saturday for Shelhamer, and Szoke
added her name to make it
at the Susquehanna Street
overpass and sustained
Recreation Board will reor-
ganize for 2011 on February
planning to rob the PNC activity Thursday saved An art exhibit of work done unanimous. Joe Knowles was some damage. 7 at 7 p.m. at the municipal
Bank again, he had removed police “a lot of work.” by students at Weatherly absent. Spadell also reported that building.
the license plate from his car. During the investigation, Area High School will be Swerdon asked council to late at night during last More about this meeting in
To gain some courage (he Szoke and Shupp had can- open at Heritage Hill Senior enforce the sidewalk ordi- week’s snows, some riders of next week’s issue.
told Police), he made himself vassed the borough, and Community, 800 Sixth Street, nance – sidewalks are to be 4-wheel ATVs harassed driv- Five citizens and this
a drink while ducking down business owners were help- Weatherly on Saturday, shoveled within 24 hours of a ers for a time, then they van- reporter attended the meet-
behind the dashboard to ing and staying alert. Szoke January 15 from 2 to 3 p.m. snow. Properties on both ished. Officer-in-Charge Tom ing. The next regular meeting
make the car look empty by added, “I am so proud of this Admission is free and sides of his have not shov- Szoke mentioned that police is Monday, January 24,
refreshments will be served. eled yet this winter, he said. are aware and will be looking beginning at 7 p.m.
Spaghetti supper helps
fire police officer February at Nescopeck State Park
A benefit spaghetti dinner will be held from 2-7 p.m. on The following programs will modified due to weather con- one-time material fee of $5 is count entails and their impor-
Sunday, January 30 at Hazle Township Fire and Rescue be held during February at ditions. requested from new mem- tance before conducting your
Station 1, at 1113 N. Church Street (Route 309) in Hazleton. Nescopeck State Park. For Saturday, February 12 bers. This program support- own bird count at our bird
The benefit, which will also include a bake sale and tricky more information or to regis- Tracking on Snowshoes ed by the Greater Wyoming feeders or your feeders at
trays, is for Dave Shema, a Hazle Township fire department ter, please call 403-2006. with Audubon Society; Valley Audubon Society. home. Bird count is February
fire police officer who is battling cancer. Shema is traveling to Registration required unless 1:30 p.m. Sunday, February 13 18-21 and can be done in as
Philadelphia twice a week for testing and treatment. otherwise noted. Join members of the Get Involved: Great Back- little as 15 minutes. No regis-
Snowshoe Weekends, Greater Wyoming Valley yard Bird Count, 3 p.m. tration required.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Audubon Society as they Do you feed winter birds at Sunday, February 20
Master Gardeners On weekends, beginning
on Sunday, February 13, a
enjoy the park on snow-
shoes. With park staff we will
your home or workplace? At
this informational program,
Family Ice Fishing Clinic;
10 a.m.- 1 p.m.
to meet in Drums limited number of snowshoes
will be available for use in
look for tracks to ID and deci-
pher the story behind them.
learn how you can take part
in the upcoming Great
Learn how to ice fish with
the PA Fish and Boat
Penn State Master Gardeners will hold a series of work- Nescopeck State Park free of Registration is required by Backyard Bird Count organ- Commission. This program is
shops on the third Wednesday of each month at Good charge. When there are six or calling hike leader John ized by the Cornell Lab of designed for families new to
Shepherd Church, Drums. more inches of snow on the Jakoby at 474-5884. If you Ornithology and the National ice fishing and will include
On Wednesday, January 19 at 1 p.m., Dave Orbin will ground, interested partici- have snowshoes bring them. Audubon Society. This pro- instruction on equipment,
present “Common Landscaping Mistakes & How to Avoid pants may borrow snow- If you need to borrow a pair gram encourages folks to basic skills, and safety. The
Them.” shoes on a first come, first from the park, please reserve become involved in a citizen program is free and fishing
Take advantage of this opportunity to begin planning served basis. Staff is avail- them by calling the park at science program aimed at licenses will not be required.
your gardening efforts in the new year. The fee to attend able to give brief instruction. 403-2006. counting birds in their back- All equipment and materials
the workshop is $5. To register and/or to obtain a complete A valid driver’s license must Sunday, February 13 yards in as little as 15 min- will be provided. A parent or
listing of workshops for 2011 at both the Drums and be provided in order to bor- Jr. Bird Club: Owl Pellet utes on one day during mentor is required to partici-
Wilkes-Barre area locations, call the Luzerne County row. Snow conditions will be Investigation, 1 p.m. February 18-21. pate with their child (ages 8
Extension at 1-888-825-1701 or e-mail LuzerneExt@ available by phone every Kids ages 9 and up are Saturday & Sunday, and up). The program will
psu.edu. Friday after 5 p.m. No regis- welcome to join the February 19-20 begin indoors at the park
Interested persons may also register at the workshop. tration required. Nescopeck Jr. Bird Club and Great Backyard office regardless of weather
Saturday, February 5 participate in a hands on sci- Bird Count, conditions and end at Lake
WINTERFEST 2011, ence experiment. Dissecting 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. each day Frances pending ice condi-
Respect Life prayer 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. owl pellets is a fun and Check out our bird feeding tions. Adults should ensure
Join us for the 9th Annual informative way to learn station and help the Cornell that they and their children
breakfast in Scranton WinterFest! Enjoy a variety of about the natural history of Lab of Ornithology and the are dressed appropriately for
The annual Respect Life known for speaking about activities including snow- our elusive night raptors – National Audubon Society by cold and wet weather. More
Prayer Breakfast sponsored Planned Parenthood’s alleg- shoeing, ice fishing and chil- owls! You will also learn participating in the Great information can be obtained
by the local pro-life organiza- ed agenda to promote abor- dren’s games. A detailed which owls are common in Backyard Bird Count along from the Fish & Boat Com-
tion, Pennsylvanians for tion among minority groups. event schedule will be avail- our area and what they are with birders around the coun- mission at 477-2206. Free;
Human Life, will be held to The cost of the Breakfast is able soon. Activities may be up to at this time of year. A try. Learn about what the bird registration required.
mark the anniversary of the $18 for adults $9 for children
legalization of abortion-on-
demand thirty-six years ago.
ages 6 to 12 and children
under 6 are free. Reser-
Trip planned to annual March for Life
It will take place on Saturday, vations may be mailed to The Scranton Chapter of pro-lifers to attend in great The event will begin with a Marchers should bring signs
January 29, at 9 a.m. at St. Joseph Alinoski, 9 B Rachel Pennsylvanians for Human numbers “as we continue to peaceful rally at noon on the and banners to carry in the
Mary’s Center, 320 Mifflin Drive, Archbald, PA 18403. Life is accepting reservations fight the abortion agenda in Mall, opposite the Wash- march. They are encouraged
Ave. Scranton. Further information may be for charter bus transportation the Halls of Congress.” Local ington Monument, followed to carry bagged lunches.
The principal speaker will obtained by contacting Joe to the annual March for Life in marchers will join the more by the march, which will pro- Buses will be leaving
be the Rev. Clenard Chil- Alinoski at 876-4087 or Washington D.C. on Monday, than 250,000 expected in ceed along Constitution Ave- Washington at approximately
dress, Jr., president of the Pennsylvanians for Human January 24. The date com- Washington D.C. bearing wit- nue to the Capitol and the 5 p.m. and a supper stop will
Northeast Life Education and Life at 347-8299. memorates the 38th anniver- ness to the sanctity of human Supreme Court Building. be made en route home.
Resource Network, who is sary of the Roe vs. Wade life.

TURKEY
decision of January 1973,
which legalized abortion on The Evolution and Decline of the
demand, and has resulted in
Steam Locomotive theme for film night
DINNER
the death of more than 48
million unborn children. The National Canal Mu- locomotives were so rapidly 125 persons on a first-come
Buses will be leaving for seum will hold its annual replaced by diesels after first-served basis.
the Nation’s capital from the Railroad Film Night on Friday, World War II. Mitch’s films will Two Rivers Landing is
MONDAY, JANUARY 17 • 4-7 P.M. Keyser Oak Plaza and Mary- January 28, in the auditorium document attempts during located ½ mile south of U.S.
wood University at 6:45 a.m. of Two Rivers Landing, 30 the 1990s to create new Route 22 or 1½ miles north
at Silver Ridge Hunting Club and will return at approxi- Centre Square, Easton. classes of modern steam of I-78 in downtown Easton.
2200 E. Main St. (Lehigh Gorge Dr.), Weatherly mately 11 p.m. The cost of Mitch Dakelmann, film his- locomotives. Unfortunately, Enter the building at the Pine
the trip is $32 for adults and torian and curator for the Na- all these efforts failed. Street (rear) entrance.
Domestic Turkey with stuffing, $20 for students. Sponsor tional RR Historical Society, Admission to this event is Parking is available on the
mashed potatoes/gravy, corn, string beans, contributions are welcome will be the host. Films will $5 for museum members and street or in the parking
coffee, tea, birch beer and dessert. from those unable to attend. focus on the birth and early $7 for the general public. garage (fee $5) across from
VARIOUS WILD GAME DISHES Reservations can be made development of steam loco- Doors open at 7 p.m. and the the building. For further infor-
will be available! While supplies last. by contacting Anne Domin at motives and their triumph film will be shown at 7:30 mation, call the National
842-9653. during the early years of the (approximately three hours Canal Museum at 610-559-
ADULTS–$9 Children (ages 6-12) –$5 Under 6 –Free Helen Gohsler, president of 20th Century. His presenta- long). Seating is limited to 6613.
Take-outs Available. Call 427-4910 for information. the local chapter, is urging tion will illustrate why steam
THE JOURNAL-HERALD, THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011—PAGE B1
dation and Historical Com- office was robbed by a lone
Year in mission members participat- man on November 18. (More Cross Country Skiing at Bear Creek
Review… ing. on this next year!) If you are a member of
Continued from page A1 White Haven Borough A season-long continuation North Branch Land Trust, you
Council voted to apply for of the traditional rivalry are in for a treat. On Sunday,
Packer Township Super- grants for a new community between the Crestwood High February 20, NBLT members
visors accepted a gift of two building to include borough School and Wyoming Semi- can join Paul Lumia, Exe-
acres of land from Joe and police offices as well as nary field hockey teams cutive Director of North
Andreuzzi as a beginning of space for senior and other ended when Seminary down- Branch Land Trust, for a
Andreuzzi Park, to be named community events. ed the Comets 2-1 in the cross country skiing outing
for his father and located SEPTEMBER 30 – Dollar PIAA Class 2A semi final. on a conserved property in
adjoining the old township General Store opened in Seminary had defeated Bear Creek Village. This
schoolhouse property al- Weatherly, in the building that Crestwood by the same activity will take place from 1
ready owned by the township. formerly housed the town’s score to win the Wyoming to 3 p.m. If there is inade-
AUGUST 19 – Weatherly only food market. Valley Conference Champ- quate snow cover, partici-
Area School Board vice pres- OCTOBER 7 – Lehigh ionship, and the Comets had pants will go for a hike.
ident and long time member Township Supervisors dis- retaliated by defeating Semi- Bear Creek Village is
Gerard Grega resigned, and missed Paula Sakse-Hoff- nary 2-1 for the District 2 unique in that it has a forest
board president Joanne man as township secretary/ Championship. (Seminary ecosystem similar to the
Dougherty resigned from that treasurer, garbage fee collec- went on to win the state boreal forests of Canada. The
office. John Toft was named tor and right to know officer. championship, defeating Land Trust has conserved
president and Bonnie Urban Albrightsville Volunteer Fire Lehighton 5-0.) several properties in this
vice president. Company held groundbreak- DECEMBER 2 – Packer community and one has been
AUGUST 26 – Katie ing for a new three bay Township Tax Collector for selected for this activity.
O’Donnell was appointed to garage. over 30 years, and retired Please meet at the Bear
serve on White Haven OCTOBER 21 – Re- Weatherly Area High School Creek Village Post Office
Borough Council as a re- signation of veteran Denni- Secretary Joan (Gerhard) parking lot at 1 p.m.
placement for the late Her- son Township Supervisor Hinkle died unexpectedly at This activity is open only to
bert Albee. Council members Russell Miller for reasons of the age of 66. NBLT members and it’s free.
Joseph Knowles and Linda health was accepted with DECEMBER 9 – Long time If you are not a member, so that we can notify you of in this region. We are Land
Szoke, and police officer Tom regret by his fellow supervi- White Haven Borough Coun- please become one today by any cancellation. Participants Trust Accreditation Com-
Szoke resigned from the sors. cil member Margaret Reilly visiting www.nblt.org. must have their own equip- mission Accredited.
White Haven Recreation White Haven United Meth- was honored on her retire- Children must be accom- ment. There are no restroom For more information on
Board. odist Church celebrated its ment from the office of Se- panied by an adult. Please facilities at the location. this event or NBLT in general,
Shayla’s Garden at Twe- 175th anniversary with a spe- cretary of the Luzerne call 696-5545 or register The North Branch Land please call the office at 696-
edle Park in Weatherly was cial service and dinner. County Association of Town- online at www.nblt.org by Trust was formed in 1993 to 5545 or e-mail lumia@
created by the town’s Cadette OCTOBER 28 – Barry ships and Boroughs, after 28 February 15 to reserve your help protect the quality of life nblt.org.
Girl Scout Troop, and dedicat- Drasher was appointed to years of service. spot. Registration is required
ed in memory of Shayla Bird serve as a member of the John Toft was elected pres-
who had been a Brownie White Haven Borough Re- ident, and Corey Gerhart vice Senior Ski programs offered yeas of age or older, but all
Scout at the time of her creation Board. president, of Weatherly Area ages are urged to participate.
death. Former Foster Township School Board. Group leader William Run-
SEPTEMBER 2 – Despite Supervisor and Roadmaster John Schwika, Penn Lake ner announced these activi-
protests from residents of the John Potoskie died at the age Park’s first mayor when it ties:
development, Kidder Town- of 65, became a borough in 1975, Free Senior Ski Clinics –
ship Supervisors approved NOVEMBER 11 – John died at the age of 79. every Wednesday now
the rephrasing of Golden “Jack” Koehler of Weatherly DECEMBER 16 – Weath- through March 2 (except for
Oaks Village, believing it to was the recipient of the 2010 erly Area School Board February 23) for Seniors 55
be their best choice. Commandant Award from the accepted the resignations of and up. Sign in at the Snow
World War II veteran, for- Delaware & Lehigh National board members Joanne Sports Learning Center at
mer Weatherly Borough Heritage Corridor Partners, in Dougherty and Gilbert Ger- 9:30 a.m. Clinic starts at 10
Council member and deputy recognition of his years of hard. a.m.
game warden, and self-em- dedication to the Audubon Eckley Miners’ Village was “Bringing Generations To-
ployed excavating contractor Auto Tour and preservation of undergoing the restoration of gether” program at Big
Allen Hoffman died at the area railroad history, etc. ten dwellings under direction Boulder on Sundays after 3
age of 94. Bruce Thomas was named of Pennsylvania’s Depart- p.m. (except for holidays
SEPTEMBER 9 – Freeland to the Dennison Township ment of General Services January 16 and February
Borough Mayor, owner of Board of Supervisors, replac- and the Historical and Mu- 20). Special family rates are
Videomania stores there and ing Russell Miller. seum Commission. $20 lift and $15 rentals.
in White Haven, and active in The 2011 General Election DECEMBER 23 – White The Senior Ski group affili- ing Counties, and Jack Frost For more information con-
area civic and service organ- had some interesting local Haven Borough Council ated with Generation 2 Gen- Ski Area, has announced its tact Senior Programmer Run-
izations, Tim Martin died of and area results. Republican voted to seek a $750,000 eration, the Area Agency on coming events. The group ner at 675-5055 or at run-
cancer at the age of 52 – just Hazleton Mayor Lou Barletta grant from gaming funds gen- Aging of Luzerne and Wyom- consists of individuals 55 ner1@epix.net.
before the second “Martin’s was successful in his third erated by Mohegan Sun, to
Mission” cancer fundraising attempt to unseat veteran build a new community build- Blood work available at Socks are
event named in his honor Congressman Paul Kan- ing.
was held in his home com- jorski. Republican Tarah Weatherly Borough Coun- Weatherly Senior Center sought
munity. Toohil pulled an astonishing cil voted to form a Trainworks Every Thursday, North- quirement. There is no need
A drive for socks for veter-
SEPTEMBER 16 – Weath- upset in defeating State Committee, and appointed eastern Laboratory Medicine to call for an appointment,
ans will be held on Saturday,
erly Area School Board Representative Todd Eachus the Rev. Don Adams, Ruth Inc. provides blood draws simply show up at the desig-
January 15 from noon to 5
named Girard Fewins of in lower Luzerne County. Isenberg, Daniel Dargay and from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at the nated time.
p.m. in White Haven. VFW
Lehigh Township as a mem- Carbon County voters chose John Koehler as members Weatherly Senior Center, Most insurances will be
Post 6615 is spearheading
ber to replace Gerard Grega. Republican Doyle Heffley to along with Mayor Thomas 335 Third St., in the annex of accepted. Medicare and Gei-
the drive, which will be held
David Marsiglio was hired as replace long time Democratic Connors. Zions Lutheran Church. singer insurances are defi-
in front of Antonio’s Pizzeria
Business Manager/ Board State Representative Keith White Haven Borough This service is available for nitely accepted.
on Main Street.
Secretary. McCall, who was not a candi- Council member and long everyone with no age re-
Melissa Dummitt, junior
The “White Haven” sign date for reelection. Luzerne time community activist Ste-
vice commander of Post
from the former Jersey Cen- County voters approved a phen Draus died at the age of Trainworks items and raffle 6615, said packages of new,
tral Railroad Station was Home Rule Charter that will 62, after a long illness.
donated to the White Haven change the county system of Lynn Nyer was appointed tickets available at Library white socks will be accepted.
Area Community Library by government. Packer Township Tax Col- The Trainworks Association The items are available at
former resident Charles NOVEMBER 25 – Kidder lector, succeeding the late has items for sale, including the Weatherly Area Com- Winter Carnival
Feist. Township Supervisors voted Joan Hinkle. adjustable caps with logo for munity Library. promises cure
SEPTEMBER 23 – Closing to lay off three police officers DECEMBER 30 – Lehigh $10; T-shirts in medium, The association is also for doldrums
of Weatherly Borough’s pur- and enact a one-mill tax Township Supervisors voted large, and extra large for $10; selling tickets for train sets
increase, due to economic to approve a $10,000 contri- railroad coal cars, Blue Coal, and cars. Ticket prices are $1 American Legion Auxiliary
chase of the Trainworks
conditions. bution (in addition to the two numbers, three bay kits each or six tickets for $5 and Unit 360, Weatherly, will hold
Complex was held, with bor-
PNC Bank’s White Haven usual $5,000 and a $849 for $15, and Lehigh Valley can also be purchased at the its first Winter Carnival on
ough, Rotary, Rotary Foun-
public safety fund) to the L & coal car, two bay kits, for $15. library. Saturday, January 29 from 11
L Fire Company, towards pur- The kits can be put together For more information, call a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Legion

DELLA CROCE DENTAL CARE chase of a new tanker. The


Supervisors also named
for an extra $2 fee. Terry at 427-8700. building, Veterans Lane,
Weatherly.
JOHN J. DELLA CROCE, D.M.D. The event will feature a
Carol Ann Lenahan to serve
Master of the Academy of General Dentistry/Master of the American Endodontic Society
MELISSA B. DELLA CROCE, D.M.D. as township Heritage Hill offers menu of the Legion’s famous
pork barbecue, French fries,
Secretary/treasurer – a post
Comprehensive Family Dentistry including Extractions & Root Canals
Same Day Emergency Treatment Available
she had held in the past
White Haven Police were
lunch and movie homemade soup, hot dogs
and beverages.
Early Morning and Evening Hours
investigating another robbery Heritage Hill Senior Community, 800 Sixth Street, There will be a Chinese
Convenient to White Haven, Butler Valley & Hazleton auction, as well as a bake
– this one at the Rite Aid Weatherly will host lunch and a movie on Wednesday,
Delta Dental Participating Dentist sale, a 50/50 ticket raffle, ice
Accepting all other insurance including United Concordia Pharmacy. January 26 at 1:30 p.m. Seating is limited, so please call early
We’re working on our website, to reserve a seat. Call Lisa Marie Halecky at 427-4500. The sculpting by Jack Vozar and
450 WASHINGTON STREET, FREELAND, PA 18224 • (570) 636-0660 www.pocononewspapers.com movie to be shown is On Golden Pond. The snow date is games for the kids.
where you can find a link to place a free
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Minnick and Chyko to wed PTA plans Raffle winners chosen by


Kenneth and Mary Rose third meeting WACL and Trainworks
Minnick, Weatherly, an- The Weatherly Area Com- group was also selected. The
nounce the engagement and
of school year munity Library recently drew painting of a hummingbird
approaching marriage of their The Weatherly Area PTA winners for three holiday raf- was won by the Rev. Don
daughter, Kasey Rae, to will hold its third meeting for fles. The Chicken Soup bas- Adams.
Justin Lee Chyko, son of the 2010-2011 school year ket was won by Don Hartzel. The Trainworks will soon be
Joseph and Barbara Chyko, on Wednesday, January 19, Evelyn Ehrenfried won the holding another raffle for sev-
Weatherly. at 7 p.m. in the Elementary/ Christmas wrap, and Alison eral model train sets and
The bride-to-be is the Middle School Cafeteria. Franklin won the Christmas cars, currently on display at
granddaughter of George Topics of discussion will be basket. the Library at 20 Carbon
and Lucy Minnick, Weatherly Valentine activities, Winter- The winner of the watercol- Street. Tickets can be pur-
and the late Joseph and fest outcome, upcoming or by Violet Eggert that was chased at the Library at 20
Theresa (Gombeda) Kapes. PowerWalk as well as other raffled off by the Trainworks Carbon Street.
She is also the great-grand- business items.
daughter of Irene Carter, There will be a guest Legion Auxiliary meets Monday
Weatherwood. speaker for the evening. The American Legion Auxi- Legion building, scheduled to
She is a 2005 graduate of Door prizes by Stampin’ Up liary Unit 360 in Weatherly start at 7 p.m. All auxiliary
Weatherly Area High School will be given out and refresh- will hold its monthly meeting members are urged to
and a 2010 graduate of ments will be served. on Monday, January 17 at the attend.
Cabrini College, Radnor, PTA meetings are held on
where she obtained a Bach- the third Wednesday of every WAHSAA dues now due
elor’s Degree in English & month unless otherwise Weatherly Area High needs everyone’s support.
Communication. She is em- subcontracted to Shire Phar- and Cora Chyko and the late noted. Getting involved in School Alumni Association Checks should b sent to Jack
ployed as an audio/visual maceuticals in Wayne. Walter and Sarah Solt. A PTA is a great way to have members are reminded that Koehler, 108 Hudsondale
coordinator with Advanced The groom-to-be is the 2002 graduate of Weatherly your ideas heard and your 2011 dues are now being col- Street, Weatherly PA 18255.
Audio Visual, West Chester, grandson of the late Nicholas Area High School, he is concerns addressed. Call lected. Dues are only $10 per Newsletters will be out next
employed by the United PTA president Tara Bresnak year, and the WAHSAA month.
Carbon County Law Office for 20 Years Parcel Service, Bethlehem. with any questions or com-
Justin proposed to Kasey ments at 443-5726. You may Salem UCC plans
on a cruise the couple took to also visit the PTA website at
Atty. Cindy Ray Bermuda. https://sites.google.com/a/w congregational meeting
• Family Law • Real Estate The couple will be married eatherlysd.org/pta/ for more A Congregational Meeting will be held at Salem United
• Civil Law • Criminal Defense in June during an outdoor information. Church of Christ on Sunday, January 30 following the worship
ceremony at the Crestview service. Worship begins at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday. The snow
Carbon, Luzerne & Schuylkill Chapel at the Stroudsmoor Journal deadline is always date for the meeting is Sunday, February 6
121 Carbon St. Weatherly 427-9817 Country Inn in Stroudsburg. 5 p.m. Monday.

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White Haven Seniors Special events slated by Presbyterian Church


The Presbyterian Church Friday & Saturday, May 27 Saturday, November 5 –
by Gail Martinchek ended devotions. Mary Fineran, Marian of White Haven has sched- & 28 – Flea Market. Holiday Bazaar.
The January 6 meeting of Outreach (443-9259) Michaels, Evelyn Erath, Mary uled the following special Thursday, September 15 – Sunday, November 13 –
the White Haven Area Senior reported no cards sent this Toft, Frank Martino, Albert events to be held this year: Chicken & Waffle Supper. Thanksgiving Dinner at 1
Citizens was brought to period. Call if you know of Schofield and Karl Sharples. Sunday, February 13 – Thursday, October 13 – p.m.
order by President Mary any member who is ill or in “Senior Happenings” gives Valentine Luncheon following Pork & Sauerkraut Supper.
Falcone at 1 p.m. The Pledge the hospital. you the events and dates for church service.
of Allegiance followed. Birthdays for the month of the coming year. Thursday, March 17 – Ham Visit our Facebook page if you have a
Chaplain Josephine Scaffidi January are Mildred Travis, Refreshments included a & Cabbage Supper. great story idea for this year!
read from the gospel of Peter Herbener, Jr,. Harriet birthday cake celebrating Thursday, April 14 – We’ve got a Discussion Board set up for
Luke, Chapter 8. The gospel Berish, Mary Lou Bruzgulis, the birthdays of all Seniors Spaghetti Supper. your ideas for feature stories.
song “Come Thou Almighty Maria Yackiel, Mary Falcone, members for this year!
King” and the “Lord’s Prayer” Frank Falcone, Rick Hartley,
INSPIRE YOUR
WH Senior Happenings
2011 is shaping up to be an trants and judges are being ance of, “Singing in the Rain,”
exciting year with 27 mem- signed up at our very next which begins on their Hazle-
bers and a surprise guest
attending “Everybody’s Birth-
meeting.
March 3 we’ll have a Mardi
ton stage on March 24. This
is a not to be missed line up.
H E A RT W I T H
day Party” on January 6. It’s Gras party and play “In It to All area seniors are wel-
always good to see Bobby Win It” based on the televi- come to join us. Dues of only
Maso and he’ll be back to sion show, featuring teams of $10 per year, due and pay-
guest judge our second our seniors competing for able now, which make you a
annual bake off in February,
but first we’ll enjoy Ann Marie
fabulous prizes. (This should
be great fun.) We’ll close the
member and entitle you to do
all that we do. Meetings are
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Out in the Open by Alex Zidock Amateur Radio Club


Cardinals
Pretty red male Northern
eggs hatch.
A cardinal’s nest is unique
monthly meeting
Cardinals probably catch the in that the first or outer layer The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club meeting will be
eye of more folks whose is made of twigs that the held Thursday, February 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Nancy Run Fire
backyards have winter bird female crushes with her beak Company Hall, 3564 Easton Ave., Bethlehem.
feeders than any other bird. to make them form a round, Program will be “Computers in the Radio Shack” presented
Even though they don’t soft and pliable base. The by Jeff Welsh/ N3QO.
migrate and are in our area next inside layer is usually Members and interested public are welcome. For more infor-
all year long, there’s just softer grapevine bark, then mation: www.dlarc.org, KE3AW@ARRL.NET, or 610-432-
something special about see- some leaves and finally some 8286.
ing cardinals in winter against soft grasses. It’s common that
a new fallen snow. cardinals use their nest only
Photo by Alex Zidock
Foster Recycling
Only the male is bright red. once.
The female is brownish-gray
with tinges of red, but both
Cardinals are unusual in
that both the male and the
you’ll hear. The female has
more and longer tunes than
fighting for hours with his own
reflection in a windowpane or
center open Saturday
have the tufted headdress. In female sing. In many species the male. pecking at a car mirror or The Foster Township Supervisors remind residents that the
winter cardinals will be seen only the male bird sings. I began putting more black even a shiny car or truck recycling center at the township municipal building will be
in flocks but as soon as the Cardinals have several songs oil sunflower seeds in one of bumper. Occasionally they open on Saturday, January 15 from 10 a.m. to noon.
breeding season begins in they sing, and if you listen my feeders and it seemed to will fly into a window “charg- Applications for dog licenses and order forms for reflective
spring they will pair up and closely in the morning, they attract more cardinals. They, ing” their own reflection think- address markers can also be picked up at the municipal build-
stay together until their 3 –5 are usually the first birds and other bird species, now ing it’s an intruding cardinal. ing during regular business hours.
fly in and pick a sunflower This action subsides when

MENGLE FUEL CO.


seed and fly to a nearby mating season is over and
branch and open and eat the the baby birds leave the nest.
seed. They do that routine all Northern Cardinals are
Heating Oil • Anthracite day long. At another feeder I
have a seed mixture. There
great to have around your
yard. While they mostly eat
Coal by the Bag—Rice, Pea, Nut the other birds seem to perch seeds and fruit they feed their
Hauling on the feeder and pick and young mostly insects. As I
Mushroom Soil • Topsoil • Stone eat the smaller seeds without mentioned, black oil sun-
leaving. flower seeds seem to be a
Sand • Sea Rocks Both male and female car- favorite but they also eat a lot
247 Hudsondale Street dinals will defend their nest- of beetles, crickets, flies, cen-
MENGLE
FUEL CO.
Weatherly ing area against the intrusion tipedes, spiders, moths and

427-4261 of other cardinals. It’s not


unusual to see a cardinal
other insects when they are
available.

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February 10, 6 p.m.
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February 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
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Winter Break at the Museum

February 18 – 27

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Schoolʼs out! Bring the kids to the
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recorded information & MLS #10-5186 Keller Williams Real Estate stration not required. Drop-in activi-
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THE JOURNAL-HERALD, THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011—PAGE B5

VFW Commander’s Corner


Veterans’ Corner by Cdr Robert Drury

Blood Drive A Success


by John Kearns
This past Saturday, we held a Blood Drive at the White
Haven VFW Memorial Post 6615. I would like to extend my
The USS Liberty was an her foes, Egypt, Syria, and mander McGonagle gave the 70% of the crew received thanks to the Red Cross members, their volunteers and espe-
Intelligence Ship. Its largest Jordan. At 0800 hrs, 8 June, order, “Prepare to repel purple hearts. cially the individuals who came out to donate blood. We had
weapons to defend itself was 1967, eight Israeli recon boarders,” but the Israelis, Remember, Israeli forces over 20 people come out even in the bad weather to give the
50 Cals and small arms. On flights flew over the Liberty, probably fearful of interven- were on our side. gift of life. I cannot express enough of what your gift means to
the fourth day of the 1967 which was flying a large tion by the US Sixth Fleet, MEMORIAL DAY 2011, so many people in need.
Arab Israeli War, USS Liberty American flag. At 1400 hrs, departed. The Liberty was left THINKING AHEAD: Monday, The VFW along with the Red Cross have made plans to
was steaming slowly in inter- waves of low-flying Israeli shattered but still defiant, her May 30, is Memorial Day this hold Blood Drives on a quarterly basis. Please keep a look out
national waters, 14 miles off Mystere and Mirage-III fight- flag flying. year. Consider attending a for future dates.
the Sinai Peninsula. Israeli er-bombers attacked the ves- The attacks killed 34 and Memorial Day parade. Follow I was recently talking to some people I met about the
armored forces were racing sel with rockets, napalm, and wounded 171 out of a crew of up by attending an American Veterans of Foreign Wars. Their immediate reaction was that
deep into Sinai in hot pursuit cannon for 20 minutes, con- 297, the worst loss of Legion, Veterans of Foreign the VFW Clubs were just a bunch of veterans sitting around a
of the retreating Egyptian centrating on the ship’s elec- American naval personnel Wars or other Veteran’s bar drinking and telling war stories. I quickly and proudly point-
army. tronic antennas and dishes. from hostile action since organization ceremony after ed out to them that yes, we have a social club but that is just
The Liberty, a World War II The Liberty was left afire, list- World War II. the parade. Non-vets – try a small part of what the Veterans of Foreign Wars was all
freighter, was converted into ing sharply. Eight of her crew Described as “an accident” and attend a simple ceremo- about. I explained to them that the VFW Motto was “Honor the
an intelligence vessel by the lay dead, a hundred seriously instead of an attack, most of ny. Dead by Helping the Living.” The way we accomplish this is by
top-secret US National wounded, including the cap- the crew was denied even Most communities have a holding events such as Blood Drives, fundraisers, having
Security Agency, and was tain, Commander William hostile fire pay. The Presi- wall with names of those KIA booths at functions such as the Jam Below the Dam, bake
packed with the latest signal McGonagle. dential Unit Citation was on it; White Haven does not. sales and others. I showed them statistics on the hours we
and electronic interception At 1424 hrs, three Israeli awarded in secret and most The KIAs of all the wars volunteered, how much we raised and donated to the commu-
equipment. The ship bristled torpedo boats attacked, rak- of the crew members are still should be remembered and nity, youth organizations, hospital and nursing homes, home-
with antennas and electronic ing the burning ship with unaware of the award. In honored. Though we do not less shelters, wounded warriors, schools, churches, recycling
‘ears’ including TRSSCOMM, 20mm and 40mm shells. At addition the following medals have a KIA wall, we have a programs, Americanism Programs and many other organiza-
a system that delivered real- 1431 hrs a torpedo hit mid- were awarded: The Captain: veterans’ wall. The names of tions and programs.
time intercepts to Washington ship, precisely where the Medal of Honor; The Exe- White Haven’s KIA are read Since June of 2010 until December 1 of 2010, the White
by bouncing a stream of intelligence systems were cutive Officer: Navy Cross annually at the Laurel Haven VFW Memorial Post 6615 has accumulated 928 hours
microwaves off the moon. located. Twenty-five more Posthumously; Several Crew: Cemetery ceremony. of volunteer services, raised and donated $7,571 and traveled
The Liberty had been men died. Silver Star, most Posthu- Remember also – young 487 mile to accomplish this and that. We are continually
rushed to the area to monitor The gunboats fired at crew- mously; Several Crew: Americans of all types will adding to these totals. If you multiply these figures by the thou-
communications of Israel and men trying to fight the fires. Bronze Star, some Posthu- always step forward and sands of other VFW organizations, you can only imagine the
At 1515, the crew was mously; 205 men: Purple defend the United States of total amount of good we do. I then asked them that if they hear
Join us for worship ordered to abandon ship. The Heart, 34 Posthumously; All America – as they have rumors that Veterans of Foreign Wars are just a bunch of vet-
in a relaxed setting gunboat crews then poured Crew Members: Combat always done. Sure, the holi- erans sitting around a bar telling war stories, please tell them
Sts. Francis & Clare machine gun fire into the life Action Ribbon; All Crew: day is months away. Many what we actually do and what we stand for.
Anglo-Catholic rafts, sinking two. Presidential Unit Citation; All Vets, however, think about Sock Drive For Homeless Veterans: VFW Post 6615 and
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JOURNAL SPORTS
Crestwood girls beat Hazleton Area, end 20-year drought Two Comets
by Steve Stallone “Weʼre 2-1 in the league, Rutkowski scored on a Comets went 13-for-18 in the little confidence going.”
Sports Editor and thatʼs something positive,” rebound basket and then fourth quarter, including 11- Afterward, Gavio lauded the bring home
After Monday nightʼs game Walker continued. “I donʼt Cornelius drove in for two for-14 in the final 2:20, to wrap play of the Lady Comets.
between Crestwood and think weʼve been 2-1 in the more to make it a 27-15 game up the historic win. “Crestwood did a nice job. WVC titles
Hazleton Area, the visiting conference in a while now. Itʼs at intermission. Walker said his teamʼs abili- They crumbled a little bit in the Crestwoodʼs Matt Ritz
Lady Comets posed at center always been 0-3 to start, and Hazleton Areaʼs inside tan- ty to handle the vaunted end, but they didnʼt break. and Kyle Hankinson won
court as parents and other in the second half we make a dem of Taylor Cannon and Hazleton Area press, and hit- Theyʼve been waiting for this. titles at the Wyoming Valley
fans snapped off photos of run. Hopefully my group of Cassie Sereta continued to ting its free throws, were keys The bottom line is sometimes Conference Wrestling
their team. girls can start something dif- assert themselves in the sec- to the victory. you lose. Sometimes the other Championships on Sunday
The scene was not some- ferent.” ond half, when two Sereta “I told them if we allow them team plays better than you at Lake-Lehman, but it was
thing you normally see at the The Lady Comets grabbed baskets and a Cannon bucket to press us, weʼre gonna lose. and you lose the game.” the 189-pound champi-
midway point of a basketball a quick 4-0 lead on a capped an 8-2 Lady Cougar If we can beat the press, I NOTEWORTHY onship bout between
season. Then again, this was Cornelius putback and two run that cut the lead to five guarantee weʼll win,” noted - Crestwood shot 35.5 per- Coughlinʼs Josh Popple and
no ordinary basketball game. Sara Andrews free throws (28-23) midway through the Walker, whose Lady Comets cent (16-for-45), and HAHS the Cometsʼ Mike Mirra that
For the first time in the 20- before Hazleton Area pulled third quarter. turned it over 25 times, but had a 52-46 edge off the had everybody talking.
year history of Hazleton Area into a 4-4 tie with Alison But Crestwood responded broke the pressure with ease boards ... Hazleton Area
High School, the Crestwood Schuetzʼs corner jumper and a with 10-2 burst - keyed by four at times to score easy bas- starter Caroline Schuetz was CRESTWOOD
girls beat the Lady Cougars – putback from Taylor Cannon points from Rutkowski - to kets. injured early in the game and WRESTLING
on their home court no less. midway through the first quar- build a 13-point cushion that In addition to Corneliusʼ big was helped off the court. She The most anticipated
Senior standout Chelsea ter. remained 11 (40-29) at quar- game, which included three did not return ... In the junior match of the night pitted two
Cornelius poured in a season- From there, Crestwood terʼs end. steals and two blocks, the six- varsity game, Hazleton Area of the conferenceʼs top
high 22 points and grabbed 19 began to assert itself. A The Lady Cometsʼ lead foot Rutkowski came off the improved to 4-3 with a 52-39 wrestlers, and they didnʼt
rebounds, and the Lady Rachel Ritz putback, a long grew to 16 as Kayla Gegaris bench to score 10 points, Ritz win behind Taylor Carterʼs 15 disappoint. It took three full
Comets repelled every Lady three-pointer from Cornelius fed Rutkowski on the break, had nine points and Andrews points. Rutkowski had 10 for periods and a pair
Cougar rally to hold on for the and her free throw capped a 6- Jesikiewicz hit her second went 7-for-8 at the line to back Crestwood. of overtime sessions before
milestone 60-50 victory. 0 run that made it 10-4, a lead triple of the game, and her strong floor game (five CRESTWOOD (60) Popple scored a reverse in
The win pushed the Lady the Lady Comets would never Gegaris finished off a fast rebounds, two steals). Cornelius 5 11-16 22, Lutz 0 the second overtime and
Comets to 4-4 overall, and relinquish. break with a layup to make it “With the loss of Alex 0-0 0, Andrews 0 7-8 7, rode out Mirra to win 4-2.
more importantly 2-1 in the Crestwood upped their 12-8 47-31 with 5:47 remaining. Plaviak (to a season-ending Mazzoni 0 0-0 0, Rutkowski 4 It was the first time
Wyoming Valley Conference first-quarter advantage to 14-8 Still, the Lady Cougars had injury), who was a big part of 2-2 10, Gegaris 2 1-2 5, Ritz 3 Popple had wrestled past
Division I first half standings. when Carina Mazzoni fed plenty of fight left. Cannon, our team, now the freshmen 3-4 9, Jesikiewicz 2 0-0 6, the first period all season,
The Lady Cougars fell to 4- freshman Rebecca Rutkowski who finished with career highs and sophomores have to con- Ciaverella 0 0-0 0, Cronauer 0 as all of his matches ended
7 overall and 1-2 in league for an easy deuce early in the of 19 points and 21 rebounds, tribute, and thatʼs what theyʼre 1-2 1, Sipple 0 0-0 0, Wojnar 0 in pinfalls.
play. second. scored four points during a 14- doing,” Walker said. “Iʼve got 0-0 0. Totals: 16 25-34 60. But Mirra, a state qualifier
“Itʼs a real, real, really big Hazleton Area pulled back 5 spurt that moved Hazleton stats filled by everybody all the HAZLETON AREA (50) last season, pushed him to
win,” beamed third-year head within two (14-12) thanks to Area back within seven (52- way through. Weʼre playing Bono 2 0-1 4, Schoennagle the limit before settling for
coach Isiah Walker. “Itʼs the Annie Bonoʼs runner in the 45) with 57 seconds left. great team basketball.” 1 2-2 4, A. Schuetz 1 0-0 2, the silver.
first time Crestwood High lane and two Keanna “Taylor played great, she “We had a lot of good looks, Pfeil 0 0-0 0, Ziminski 3 0-0 6, The Comets did claim
School has beaten Hazleton Schoennagle free throws, but really did,” Hazleton Area the ball just wouldnʼt go in. It Bachman 0 0-0 0, Sereta 5 0- back-to-back titles at 140
Area High School in varsity as they would do all night long, head coach Joe Gavio said. almost looks like weʼre snake 0 11, Cannon 8 3-4 19, and 145 with identical 11-2
girls basketball, so thatʼs why the Lady Comets answered “She got a lot of offensive bitten,” stated Gavio, whose Zamonas 1 2-3 4, C. Schuetz major decision victories.
itʼs so important to the girls. with a run of their own. Amy rebounds, and thatʼs what we Lady Cougars got 87 shots but 0 0-0 0. Totals: 21 7-10 50. Matt Ritz won his second
We finally got past that Jesikiewicz buried a three- need.” made just 21 (24.1 percent). Crestwood........12 15 13 20 - 60 consecutive title by defeat-
ʻalmostʼ point. Iʼm really proud pointer as part of a 8-0 spurt From there, however, Crest- “Until you start making some Hazleton Area.....8 7 14 21 - 50 ing Meyersʼ Darren Stucker,
of the girls. that pushed the lead back to wood closed things out at the shots, you canʼt win. A couple Three-pointers: Jesikiewicz while Kyle Hankinson beat
10 (22-12). Late in the quarter, free throw line. The Lady of shots have to drop to get a 2, Cornelius. Sereta. Coughlinʼs Steve Turner to
WEATHERLY (50) join him on the medal stand.
Lady Wreckers end slide at Williams Valley Panzarella 7 0-0 17, Heister
7 13, Miller 1 0-0 2, Pichorski
1 0-0 2, Shutt 1 0-0 2, Crestwoodʼs Bob Gray
The Weatherly Area girls the way with 17 points, includ- 2 in Schuylkill League play. 6 0-1 12, Galada 4 2-2 11, J. Merwine 0 0-0 0, Bixler 0 0-0 (112) also reached the
basketball team snapped a ing three three-pointers. Sara Randi-Lyn Kolva paced the Dougherty 1 0-0 2, E. 0, Thomas 0 0-0 0, Copper 0 championship round, falling
seven-game slide in a big way Heister followed with a career- Lady Vikings with 17 points Dougherty 1 0-0 2, Hinkle 1 0- 0-0 0. Totals 13 10- 13 30. to Hanover Areaʼs Justin
Monday evening, beating best 12 points, and Tracy and Kayla Dietrich scored 13. 0 2, Adamczyk 1 0-0 2, Weatherly.............17 15 11 7 - 50 Elick by a 5-4 decision to
Williams Valley 50-36 on the Galada joined them in doubles Weatherly also won the JV Boyarski 1 0-0 2, Bizarre 0 0-0 Williams Vy..........10 7 9 10 - 36 place second.
road in Tower City. with 11 points. contest, 44-38, behind Erin 0. Totals 22 2-3 50. Three-pointers: Panzarella The Cometsʼ Matt Ham-
Three players spearheaded With the win, Weatherly Doughertyʼs 13 points. WILLIAMS VALLEY (36) 3, Galada. merstone, just a sopho-
Weatherlyʼs balanced attack, improves to 2-7 overall and 1- Kolva 7 3-6 17, Dietrich 3 7- more, also enjoyed a solid
with Alicia Panzarella showing tournament, finishing third
at 152 pounds by defeating
Comets top Pittston Area Stravinski had 15.
PITTSTON AREA (58)
CRESTWOOD (69)
Wojnar 7 12-16 32, Culver 4
Three-pointers: Wejnar 6,
Culver, Piavis, Sklanka. Stra-
Hanover Areaʼs Kurt Pericci
by major decision (9-1) in
Jonathan Wojnar poured in 12 points for the Comets, who Sklanka 6 8-10 21, Coyne 5 4-8 13, Piavis 5 1-3 12, J. vinski. the consolation finals.
a career-high 32 points and led 35-28 at halftime and held 6-6 16, Stravinski 6 2-2 15, Fazzini 3 0-3 6, Pickett 1 0-0
six three-pointers Saturday, on with a 22-point fourth quar- Houseman 1 0-2 2, Emmett 0 2, Powell 1 0-0 2, C. Fazzini 0
leading the Crestwood boys ter.
basketball team to a 69-58 vic-
tory over Pittston Area.
Alex Culver had 13 points
Three players hit doubles
for Pittston Area, led by Steve
Sklankaʼs 21. Joe Coyne
2-2 2, Kovalski 1 0-0 2, Ro-
man 0 0-0 0, Schwab 0 0-0 0,
McDermott 0 0-0 0, Dimaggio
0 0-0 0, Ardoline 0 0-0 0.
2-2 2, Judge 0 0-0 0. Totals 21
19-32 69.
Pittston Area......15 13 14 16 - 58
Crestwood..........16 19 12 22 - 69
SPORTS BRIEF
Barna helps L-CCC to basketball victories
and Dave Piavis contributed added 16 points and Steve Totals 19 18-22 58.
Weatherly Area High School graduate Keith Barna was
Weatherly instrumental in Lehigh Carbon Community Collegeʼs 81-78 win

frosh roll
SV boys upend Weatherly over Sussex County Community College in menʼs basketball
action last Thursday.
Shenandoah Valley outscor- 60-55. Storm had a game-high SHENANDOAH With L-CCC trailing 78-76 and 24.9 seconds remaining, the
ed visiting Weatherly Area 18- 21 points for Shenandoah VALLEY (57) freshman guard went coast to coast for a layup and subse-
Tyler Sipler scored 18 quent three-point play to put his team in the lead for good.
points as Weatherly defeated 2 in the second quarter and Valley. Brett Stallone led the Dombrosky 6 2-2 14, Merva
never looked back en route to Wreckers with 16 points and 0 1-2 1, Twardzik 2 0-0 4, Barna finished with 14 points, six rebounds and five assists.
Mahanoy Area 61-47 in fresh- His L-CCC teammate, former Mahanoy Area High School
man boys basketball action a 57-24 victory in Schuylkill Josh Reiner followed with 14 Breslosky 4 0-0 12, Savakinas
League boys basketball action points. 1 1-2 4, Marnell 1 0-0 2, Foy 0 standout Mike Conley, scored 19 points and grabbed six
Monday. Teammate Nick rebounds.
Miller added 14 points for the Friday night. WEATHERLY (24) 0-0 0, Lewis 1 1-2 3, Mays 5 1-
Josh Dombrosky led the Rowan 2 0-0 5, Coll 0 1-2 1, 4 11, Karahuta 1 0-0 2, On Saturday, Barna scored 10 points and made seven steals
Wreckers. as L-CCC beat Luzerne County Community College 74-53.
Brian Miller had a game- Blue Devilsʼ balanced scoring Weichman 0 0-0 0, Ormiston 0 Marconi 1 0-0 2, Herb 1 0-0 2,
high 19 points for Mahanoy attack with 14 points, Blaise 0-0 0, Lash 0 0-0 0, Hollrigl 1 Riser 0 0-0 0, Storm 0 0-0 0. Plaksa captures gymnastic title
Area. Breslosky added 12 and Jor- 0-2 2, Reiner 0 0-0 0, Hag- Totals 23 6-12 57. Gianna Plaksa, 13, of Mountain Top, recently won the Level
In the seventh-eighth grade dan Mays tallied 11 points. aney 2 1-2 5, Stallone 0 0-0 0, Weatherly............. 5 2 9 8 - 24 9 All-Around title at the 2010 Christmas City Classic gymnas-
game, Tyler Sipler rimmed 12 Cory Rowan, Joe Haganey Walton 0 0-0 0, G. Wallish 2 0- Shenandoah Vy..10 18 11 18 - 57 tics meet at Freedom High School in Bethlehem.
points to lead Weatherly to a and Kyle Harris all scored five 2 4, C. Wallish 1 0-0 2, Pal- Three-pointers: Rowan. Plaksa competed against nine other gymnasts in the 14-and-
42-37 victory. points for Weatherly (1-9). ermo 0 0-0 0, Harris 2 1-1 5. Breslosky 4, Savakinas. under division from top gyms along the east coast. She posted
Brian Miller had 12 points Shenandoah Valley also Totals 10 3-9 24. a 35.550 score, which was the highest total for both her age
for Mahanoy Area. won the junior varsity game, level as well as the 20 competitors from the Level 9 15-and-up
division.
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Unsteady Steps Frostbite 5 was run on a snow- White Haven Area Sports Association will begin Little League
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All children ages 4 through 15
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The first race of the day was ing Agmar Estates and Hickory Hill Developments and also the
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Sign-ups will be held at
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Sudoku Solution #2053-M long race on the snow-cov- driver Tom Szoke, White Stock car. This will be the first ments can be made.
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take first place and hang on to ing to the head of the pack. By series. Szoke has been racing Saturday, Jan. 22, 2-4 p.m.; Tuesday, Jan. 25, 7-9 p.m.;
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