The Dallas post. (Dallas, Pa.) 19??-200?, September 16, 2012, Image 15

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Sunday, September 16, 2012
+ Chesner (Tunkhannock),
Vas Middle School Principal Dr. Thomas Duffy reviews the cur-
riculum for new students and parents during an orientation pro-
Dallas Middle School guidance counselor Raelene Daring, front left, gives a tour for new students
and parents during an orientation program.
Parents go
to school
at DMS
ewly-registered middle
IN sea students and their
families participated in an
orientation program at the Dallas
Middle School and enjoyed tours
of the building at the conclusion
of the program.
Mountaineer tennis team gets split
The Dallas High School girls
tennis team defeated Tunkhan-
nock and lost to Wyoming Semi-
nary this week.
Tunkhannock match
@ competition, Bridget
Vie (Dallas) defeated Marlena
6-0; Grace Schaub (Dallas) de-
feated Jen Grasso (Tunkhan-
nock), 6-2, 6-0; Kajal Patel (Dal-
las) defeated Rebecca Mills
(Tunkhannock), 6-1, 6-1.
In doubles action, the team of
Cara Pricher and Haley Wilcox
(Dallas) defeated Morgan Drun-
gell and Prutha Patel (Tunkhan-
nock), 6-1, 6-0; and the team of
Lauren Butruce and Courtney
Sickle (Dallas) defeated Jill Pat-
ton and Breanna Grey (Tunkhan-
nock), 7-6 (4), 6-2.
Wyoming Seminary match
In singles action, Nathalie
Joanlanne (Wyoming Seminary)
defeated Dana Yu (Dallas),6-
2,60; Anita Ghosh (Wyoming
Seminary) defeated Bridget
Boyle (Dallas),6-4, 6-2; and Madi-
son Nardone (Wyoming Semina-
ry) defeated Grace Schaub(Dal-
las), 6-3, 6-3.
In doubles competition, Alaina
Schukraft and Jacqui Meuser
(Wyoming Seminary) defeated
Cara Pricher and Kajal Patel
(Dallas), 6-4, 6-2; and Alyssa Bel-
skis and Haley Wilcox (Dallas)
defeated Alex Cuddy and Megan
Obeid (Wyoming Seminary), 6-2,
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run and won the game, 24-8,
~ against the Ed-Lark Hurricanes.
The second game on Aug. 26
against the Plymouth Indians
was a close hard-fought game.
. The score of 28-22 was posted,
with Dallas scoring the winning
touchdown in the final play of the
game with no time left on the
Week 3 against the Back Moun-
tain Bobcats proved to be a very
close, hard-fought game. With
. Dallas leading the entire game,
12-8, the Back Mountain Bobcats
scored on the final play of the
game, stealing a 14-12 victory
from Dallas.
For the fourth game of the sea-
son, Dallas traveled to the Wyom-
ing/West Wyoming/Exeter Pan-
thers on Sept. 9. Led by a stingy
defense and a hard-running of-
fense, the Jr. Mounts scored
three touchdowns and one 2-
point conversion, winning 20-8.
All season long, the Dallas D
team has consistently marched
the ball down the field with run-
ning backs Gavin Adamski, Ryan
Cuba, Jace Chopyak, Joey “Mis-
sile” Peters and Mark Karcutskie
sharing ball carrying duties.
The offensive line, consisting
of Nate Malarkey, Brady Rosen-
crans, Andrew Bednar, Nick Far-
rell, Dylan Geskey, Cody Konnick
and Lucas Tirpak, has opened
holes and blocked hard all season
The defensive line, led by Joey
“Missile” Peters, Colby Klinetob,
Keith Hughes, Luke Hajkowski,
Noah Moran and Caleb Palmer
has consistently been in the op-
ponents’ backfield, repeatedly
making plays and stopping oppo-
Defensive backs and lineback-
ers Nick Fine, Mason Calvey,
Myles Tirpak, Gavin. Adamski,
Mark Karcutskie and Ryan Cuba
have kept the rest of the offensive
opponents in check, helping the
Jr. Mounts grab three victories in
their first four games of the sea-
The Jr. Mounts’ next game will
be at home against Swoyersville
on Sept. 23.
The Dallas Jr. Mounts D team
is led by four dedicated coaching
staff members: head coach Fred
Rosencrans, offensive coordina-
tor Mark Karcutskie, defensive
coordinators Bob Klinetob and
Frank Geskey. Team moms are
Monika Adamski and Becky Pe-
Sullivan stars
for RIT volleyball
Cat Sullivan, a graduate of
Lake-Lehman High School was
solid for the RIT volleyball team
last weekend.
RIT competed in the Elmira
Invitational and went 3-1. The
Tigers defeated Wells in three
sets before falling to host Elmira
Friday. On Saturday, RIT
t Hartwick in three sets and
took down Houghton 3-2.
Sullivan hit 1.000 with three
kills in just one set played
against Wells and then slammed
10 kills and hit .417 against
ting in the tournament should
Hartwick. For the weekend,
Sullivan was one of two Tigers
named to the All-Tournament
Dallas Lions
plan golf tournament
The Golf Committee of the
Dallas Lions Club has finalized
plans for its golf tournament on
Sunday, Sept. 23 at the New-
berry Estate Golf Course. Pro-
ceeds from the event will bene-
fit the Back Mountain Library.
Those interested in participa-
contact chairman Joe Czarnecki
at 255-0136 or pick up a flyer/
registration form at any one of
the following Dallas locations:
the Back Mountain Library, the
dental office of Dr. David
Spring, NAPA Auto Parts,
Wright's Auto Care or Fino’s
Gymnastics program
begins registration
Shooting Starz Gymnastics,
250 Johnston St., Wilkes-Barre,
will accept enrollment for 2012
on Oct. 15 and 29 and Decem-
ber 22.
For more information, contact
Joelle Rose at 822-1212.
Open house set at Seminary
Wyoming Seminary Upper
School in Kingston and Lower
School in Forty Fort are offering
area elementary, middle and
high school students and their
families an opportunity to visit
either campus during the Fall
Visitation Day on Columbus
Day, Monday, Oct. 8.
At the Lower School, 1560
Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, Vis-
itation Day will begin at 8:30
Visiting students are invited
to experience a typical day at
Lower School by shadowing a
student in his/her current grade
level and joining with other stu-
dents for lunch. Parent tours of
Lower School, which will in-
clude a review of financial aid,
will be available at 8:30 a.m. and
at 2 p.m.
Reservations at Lower School
are requested by Friday, Oct. 5.
Call the Lower School Admis-
sion Office at 718-6610 for more
information and to make reser-
The Upper School Visitation
Day program will begin at 8:30
a.m. in the Stettler Learning Re-
sources Center, North Sprague
Avenue, Kingston.
Visiting students will attend a
welcome address and presenta-
tions on preparing for college
and co-curricular opportunities
at Sem, tour the campus and
join current students for lunch
and a sampling of classes.
Parents also may tour the
campus, attend presentations
with their children and learn
about Sem’s financial aid proc-
ess and Merit Scholarship Pro-
gram. Visitation Day activities
will end at 2:30 p.m. Admission
interviews will be given upon re-
All those interested in attend-
ing Sem’s Upper School fall Vis-
itation Day are asked to respond
by Friday, Oct. 5. For more infor-
mation or to sign up for the
event, call the Upper School Ad-
mission Office at 270-2160.
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Frontier Communications recently presented a check to the Misericordia University Depart-
ment of Speech-Language Pathology in support of its programs that support school children.
Participating in the ceremonial check presentation, from left, are Michael A. MacDowell, presi-
dent, Misericordia University; Paul Quick, vice president and general manager of Pennsylvania
operations, Frontier Communications; Michael R. Morton, general manager of Northeastern
Pennsylvania, Frontier Communications, and Judith Ellis, manager of corporate, government
and foundation relations, Misericordia University.
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Landmark Community Bank recently presented a check to the Misericordia University De-
partment of Speech-Language Pathology in support of its programs that support school chil-
dren. Participating in the ceremonial check presentation, from left, are Michael A. MacDowell,
president, Misericordia University; Paul C. Woelkers, chairman, Landmark Community Bank
Board of Directors, president and CEO of Lackawanna Mobile X-Ray, Inc. and a member of the
Misericordia University Board of Trustees; Sandy Insalaco, Sr., Landmark Community Bank
Board of Directors, president of Nature's Way and a member of the Misericordia University
Board of Trustees; and Katherine Totino, grants and gifts research manager, Misericordia Uni-
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Dallas residents on Oct. 1 with
opening hours of 10 am. to 2
The new Dallas center will
provide hot meals and activities
to senior citizens of Dallas and
surrounding areas. Computer
classes will be offered as will ex-
ercise programs for the younger
population, ages 60 to 65, which
doesn’t normally attend the cen-
“We hope to increase partici-
pation so we can expand the
hours in the future,” said Holly-
The new facilities fulfill the
of the Agency on Aging,
“We are really excited about finally having a new
Dallas Center.
Trula Hollywood
Executive director, Luzerne & Wyoming Counties Area Agency on Aging
which previously told The Dal-
las Post it wanted to be “more
visible in the community.”
“We have unique benefits,”
Banta said of the Twin Stacks
Center. “The lot is well lit and it
is close to the gym and the day
care center, so there is a lot of
synergistic potential there.”
Banta went on to describe the
strong professional relation-
ships she continually finds
among Twin Stacks tenants and
ghousht the senior ceftes World |
be a good fit.
She may be correct.
Hollywood has already spo-
ken with the owner of Big Bear
Fitness, who was willing to dis-
cuss discounted rates for senior
center members.
“We are really excited about fi-
nally having a new Dallas Cen-
ter,” Hollywood said.
The agency plans to host an
open house ceremony at the end
of October at a date to be an-