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Mother Nature rains on at least one pink-themed parade
Dancers and musicians had been looking What: West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festival
When: noon to 7 p.m. May 14 and noon to 6
forward to Wilkes-Barre’s annual Cherry
p.m. May 15
Blossom Festival and the chance to perform Where: along the Susquehanna River in
outdoors, framed by branches of pink and West Pittston
white. Highlights: Little Miss Cherry Blossom
Unfortunately, by Thursday morning a Contest, a West Pittston Idol contest, food
soaking — make that drenching, no, make vendors, arts and crafts, live entertain-
that flooding — rain had water lapping at ment
More info: 332-7817
the steps of the amphitheater where they
would have performed.
This weekend’s Cherry Blossom Festival tions that have arranged to hold walkath-
is postponed indefinitely, Wilkes-Barre spe- ons there.
cial-events coordinator Lore Majikes said Nevertheless, floral fans can look forward
Thursday morning. to the West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festiv-
She’s going to try to reschedule the pop- al, which is planned for May 14-15 in the
ular event but said it will be difficult be- West Side community.
cause all the weekends in May are booked,
thanks to the many charitable organiza- See FESTIVAL, Page 11


Local dancers perform during the

’Pirouettes in the Park’ portion of
a previous Cherry Blossom Fes-

tival in Wilkes-Barre.

Purple will color the streets with awareness

If you’re in downtown
Wilkes-Barre next week and
you see someone running
around the block wearing pur-
ple, it might be a good idea to
join along, at least for a bit.
These runners are actually
Relay for Life team members,
out to raise awareness about
These “fun laps” are one of
the many activities planned
for “Paint the Town Purple”
week, an event sponsored by
the American Cancer Socie-
ty’s Relay for Life of Wyoming
This week of fundraising is
part of the larger effort to pro-
mote the main Relay for Life
event, which will take place
from 10 a.m. June 11 to 10 a.m.
June 12 at the King’s College
Betzler Fields in Wilkes-Barre
“At that main event, the Re- During last year’s Relay for Life, cancer survivors participated in the traditional Survivors Walk.
lay teams camp out and take
turns walking or jogging
around a track while raising HOW TO GIVE
awareness of all the American
Cancer Society does,” Sara To donate to Relay For Life of
Wyoming Valley, visit www.relay-
Klinges, media chair for Relay or
For Life of Wyoming Valley, call The American Cancer Socie-
said. “The event is 24 hours to ty at (570) 562-9749.
show that cancer doesn’t
sleep and someone who has it
battles it 24 hours a day.” tickets and can be purchased
The main event will offer at Boscov’s. The drawing will
many other activities, includ- take place Saturday before the
ing a candlelight vigil called Luminaria ceremony.
Luminaria. A smaller version • A Cinco de Mayo event is
of this will take place May 7 at set for 5:30 until 8:30 p.m.
dusk to close out “Paint the Thursday at Bart & Urby’s on
Town Purple” week. South Main Street, hosted by
Luminaria is an event in The Star Survivors Relay
which participants purchase team, made up of cancer sur-
candles in honor of loved ones vivors.
The Luminaria ceremony, shown here at last year’s Relay for Life
who have battled cancer. Can- • Arts Seen Gallery will event, is a way to honor those who fought cancer. Each candle
dles can be purchased for $10 have a purple storefront dis- represents a loved one.
each from Relay team mem- play showcasing the artwork
bers at Boscov’s, Barnes & No- of Teri Moore, who won the 10 percent discount to anyone from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thurs-
ble and Arts Seen Gallery. Relay for Life Art Contest. who comes into the restaurant day.
Candles will be sold until • Relay teams will be at wearing purple. “Paint the Town Purple”
Thursday. Boscov’s and the downtown • Citizens Bank will be dec- was originally part of “Show
Several downtown business- Barnes & Noble throughout orated in purple, and the F.M. Us Your Hope” activities,
es are doing their best to flood the week selling items to raise Kirby Center and Genetti’s which marked the 25th anni-
the streets with purple and money and playing games will run information about the versary of Relay For Life last face cancer will be supported,
raise money for the American such as cancer word search Relay event in their electronic year. The event is an integral and that one day cancer will
Cancer Society, which will re- and trivia to raise awareness scrollboards. part of The American Cancer be eliminated,” Klinges said.
ceive all proceeds from the while having fun. Both stores • Runners participating in Society’s fundraising activ- “Relay started in 1985 with
events. also will have purple-themed fun laps will be downtown be- ities. just one man, and now there
• Greek Connection on Pub- window displays. tween 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Mon- “It represents the hope that are over 3.5 million people in-
lic Square has donated a bas- • Tony Thomas’ Deli on day through Wednesday and those lost to cancer will never volved in over 6,000 events

ket for a raffle. The two-for -$1 South Main Street will give a Friday. They also will run be forgotten, that those who around the nation and world.”

Nardone and more. Shopland
Hall, Scranton Cultural Center,
420 N. Washington Ave., Scran-
ton. Tonight and Saturday at 7 BEST BET
p.m. $10, $5 students. 344-3841. Laughter is good for the body and good for the soul, so
Mom Prom, a ladies-only fundrais- head to Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Sunday for
er for the Greater Northeast “World Laughter Day,” an afternoon of giggles and
Chapter of the American Foun- chortles with “laughter yoga” led by comedi-
dation for Suicide Prevention. enne Jeannine M. Luby of
Wear your old prom gown, bri- “Laugh to Live,” a kids joke-

Events desmaid and wedding dresses

and dance to DJ music while
enjoying a Queen Crowning,
telling contest, face paint-
ing, a “Happy Print” sta-
tackiest-dress contest, cash bar tion and more. The
THIS WEEK: APRIL 29 and hors d’oeuvres. Irem Temple laughs run from 2 to 7
T O M AY 5 , 2 0 1 1 Country Club, 397 Country Club p.m., but a group of
Irem Shrine Circus, the 62nd Road, Dallas. Tonight, 8 to 11. $30 standup comedians
annual presentation by the advance, $35 at the door. 762- continues the fun
Nobles of the Uniformed Units of 2319. with a comedy
Irem. 109th Field Artillery Armo- show from 5 to 7
ry, 280 Market St., Wilkes-Barre. Whole Earth Holistic and Psychic
Fair, the 6th annual event with p.m. Free. 650-
Today at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.;
Saturday at 1:30 and 7:15 p.m. body workers, reiki, reflexology, 7518.
$18, $14, $11, $10, $6. 714-0783. massage therapy, aromatherapy,
aura photos, vendors, authors,
The Royal Wedding. Celebrate the artists, readers and mediums.
The history of dance along with Laugh on World
union of Prince William and Kate Hilton Garden Inn, 242 Highland
Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Town- its cultural and social context Laughter Day,
Middleton with English tea and
scones. Hats and tiaras welcome. ship. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; will be spotlighted in ‘May I and Jeannine
Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $4. Have the Pleasure of This Luby will
Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Today 270-4767. Dance?’ on Thursday at the laugh with
at 11 a.m. 823-0156. Scranton Cultural Center. you.
Renaissance Jamboree, the an-
Car Cruise, sponsored by the nual street fair along Main Street
Northeastern Pennsylvania in downtown Bloomsburg. With a spaghetti dinner, raffles, Chi-
Regional AACA Car Club with hundreds of arts-and-crafts nese auction and entertainment. Earl Lehman and dance with Saturday with children’s per-
food, entertainment, games and booths, food vendors, carnival Wright Township Fire Company, members of the Vince Brust formances at 1 p.m. followed by a
prizes. Public Square, Wilkes- games, three stages of live 477 S. Main Road, Mountain Top. Studios. Everhart Museum, 1901 buffet dinner at 5 p.m. ($10, $5
Barre. Tonight at 6 with awards entertainment, an extreme aerial Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. 401- Mulberry St., Nay Aug Park, children), a Gymanfa Ganu
at 9. 309-2367. trampoline show by Flippenout, 2090. Scranton. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. (Welsh hymn sing) at 6:30 p.m.
karate, dance and children’s 346-7186. and the adult competition at 7
You Live Here, You Should Know activities. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 International Migratory Bird Day,
p.m. $1 admission. 868-5928.
This! A local-history quiz show p.m. 784-2522. with family-oriented activities Cynonfardd Eisteddfod, the tradi-
with teams of area personalities for all ages, including demon- tional Welsh competition in
and business professionals Riley’s Road to Recovery, a bene- strations of block-printing, Cre- music and poetry. Dr. Edwards Victorian Tea, with a discussion of
including Steve Corbett, Laurie fit for Riley Daniel Schmidt, who ate-a-Bird Poster, music by Bill Memorial Church, Main and
Cadden, Dave Wenzel, Paul suffers from renal disease. With Frye, creative collage art with Church streets, Edwardsville. See EVENTS, Page 6

Buzz Cuts Fundraiser. Stop by the
Shabby Shek Salon on Route 6
EVENTS in Tunkhannock and get a trim

or buzz cut for $5. All proceeds
Continued from page 5
benefit the Danny Did Founda-
the customs, fashion, etiquette tion to prevent deaths from
and roles of women of Victorian epileptic seizures. Sunday, noon
society, a watercolor demonstra- to 4 p.m. 687-1203.
tion by Gary Embich and a menu
of teas, scones and tea sand- Designer Bingo, with prizes in-
wiches. Shawnee Inn, 1 River
Road, Shawnee-on-Delaware.
Saturday at 1 p.m. $15. Come in
cluding a Pandora bracelet and
bags by Coach, Dooney &
Bourke, Fossil and Vera Bradley.
period dress or wear a fancy hat. Franklin Township Volunteer Fire
Reservations: 420-9404. Company, 329 Orange Road, PATTY SMYTH
Dallas. Sunday with doors and AND SCANDAL
Night at the Races, sponsored by kitchen open at 1 p.m. and games COMEDIAN “The Warrior”
Our Lady of Hope Church at at 2 p.m. $15 advance, $20 (limit-
Marymount Parish Center, 154 S. ed amount) at the door. 855-
Hancock St., Wilkes-Barre. Sat- 9693. Saturday, April 30
urday with doors at 6:30 p.m.
and post time at 7 p.m. $10 per Max Rosenn Lecture Series, the

horse. 824-7832. 30th anniversary event with
Michelle Rhee, president and
Night at the Races, a fundraiser CEO of StudentsFirst and former
sponsored by the parents of chancellor of the Washington,
eighth-grade students at Wilkes-
Barre Academy. St. Mary’s Or-
D.C., Public Schools. Dorothy
Dickson Darte Center, West
thodox Church, 905 S. Main St., South Street at South River DUELING DJ’S DJ K
Wilkes-Barre. Saturday with Street, Wilkes University, Wilkes- DJ Johnny B & DJ Ed Smooth
doors at 6:30 p.m. $3. 823-7574. Barre. Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Free
but registration requested at
Annual Car Show, classic cars and 408-
red’s BAR
hot rods along with basket raf- Music for Models Trio CJT Jazz Trio Marko Marcinko
fles, prizes, food and games.
Scranton School for Deaf & James Bond Movie Fest, a screen-
Hard-of-Hearing Children, 1800 ing of “Casino Royale” (2006)
Or visit
N. Washington Ave., Scranton. starring Daniel Craig. Osterhout
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 497-
9238. See EVENTS, Page 7
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p.m. $6. 800-745-3000.
Charity Basketball Game between
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the junior-high and elementary
Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., staffs with a second game be-
Wilkes-Barre. Monday at 5:30 tween the combined staffs
p.m. Free. 823-0156. against teams from Channel 22
and 28 in the main event. Solo-
Mindful Meditation, to calm anx- mon/Plains Educational Com-
iety and reduce stress. For all plex, 43 Abbott St., Plains Town-
ages. Prince of Peace Church, ship. May 6 at 6 p.m. $3, $2
420 Main St., Dallas. Wednesday, students. Proceeds benefit the
6 to 7 p.m. Free. Reservations: Alzheimer’s Association. 826-
675-1723. 7224.
Renaissance Faire, with carnival Night Out for a Cure, a fundraiser
booths, Renaissance costumes, for the American Cancer Society
music and dance. Monarch Relay for Life with food, beer
Court, King’s College, Wilkes- and wine. Cavanaugh’s Grille, 163
Barre. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. N. Main St., Mountain Top. May 6,
208-5957. 6 to 8 p.m. 332-7774.

May I Have the Pleasure of This Car Show, Craft Fair and Flea
Dance? An overview of the Market, with 20 vehicle classifi-
history of dance along with its cations for trophies, awards and
cultural and social implications. prizes. Solomon/Plains Educa-
Also: a mobile museum of relat- tional Complex, 43 Abbott St.,
ed artifacts, including clothing, Plains. May 7 with registration at
dance manuals, ball cards and 8 a.m. and show 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
more. Presented by the Penn- $2. 826-7224.
sylvania Humanities Council as
part of PNC’s TV series “Human- Mother’s Day Intertribal Powwow,
ities on the Road.” Be part of the the 6th annual gathering with
live audience at the Scranton traditional ceremonies, Native
Cultural Center, 420 N. Washing- American dancing, drumming,
ton Ave., Scranton. Thursday at storytelling, foods, crafts, bead-
6 p.m. Free but reservations work, blankets and more. Noxen
required. 346-7369, ext. 122. Fire Company, Stull Road, Noxen.
May 7, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; May 8,
Celebrity Bartender Event, to 10 a.m. to dusk with Grand Entry
benefit the Association for the in full regalia at noon each day.
Blind. With drinks served up by Free. Bring a lawn chair. 947-
Dr. Richard Roth, Max Bartikow- 2097.
sky, Dr. Bill McLaughlin, Mary
Erwine, Nancy Medico, Abe
Hobson, Bob Stanley, Ed Acker-
Emergency Preparedness Fair, EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY
man, Anna Cervenak and many
tips and information on disaster
preparedness including food of PENNSYLVANIA
more. Also: dancers from the storage, water purification,
Vince Brust Dance Studio and
music by Millennium. Mr. Tony’s
emergency sanitation, outdoor
survival, emergency kits, person-
Register Now for
Martini Bar, North Main and East
Union streets, Wilkes-Barre.
al safety and more. Church of
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Summer 2011
Thursday, 6 to 10 p.m. 823-7626. Saints, 505 Griffin Pond Road, Courses at ESU

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Network of Wyoming Valley at Creek. May 7, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. $16

Wyoming Seminary Lower advance, $22 day of event. 477-

School Library, 1560 Wyoming 3188. Registration information
Ave., Forty Fort. Thursday, 5:30

to 7:30 p.m. Free. 466-1347. Polka Dance, with a buffet, re- available at
freshments and music by the
FUTURE Polka Naturals. American Le-
gion, 33 Center Ave., Plymouth.
Diversity Festival, with presenta- May 7, 7 to 11 p.m. 779-9154. Or call
tions of the sights, sounds and
tastes of more than 30 coun-
tries. Dionne Campus Green,
New England Contra Dance, with
music by hammered-dulcimer
University of Scranton. May 6, 3 player Curt Osgood and fiddler Enroll Now in One or More of ESU’s Three Summer Sessions!
to 5 p.m. Free. 941-5904. Hope Grietzer with caller David
Smukler. No partner or previous PRE-SESSION THREE WEEK SESSION STARTS MAY 23
The View with a Scranton Atti- experience necessary. Church of May 23–June 10  Convenient— ESU’s campus is just about an
tude: Let’s Hear It from the Christ Uniting, 190 S. Sprague hour’s drive from the Wilkes-Barre area.
Boys, a local version of the TV Ave., Kingston. May 7 at 7:30
 Select courses from a wide variety of fields.
talk show with panelists Judge p.m. $9. 333-4007. MAIN SESSION  Accelerate your academic program.
Jim Gibbons, Rusty Fender of
Entercom Communications, Eric Cruise Night, with the Villa Capri
June 13–July 22  Complete a requirement.
Logan (Rock 107’s Prospector), Cruisers. T.G.I. Friday’s, 621  Flexible schedule options on campus or online.
Dunmore mayor Patrick “Nibs” Scranton/Carbondale Highway, POST-SESSION
Loughney, and WNEP-TV person- Dickson City. May 8, June 12,
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Cultural Center, 420 N. Washing- 9 p.m. All vehicles welcome.

ton Ave., Scranton. May 6 with 344-2014.
Vertu Art Studio including a
special multimedia piece created
by 14 of the artists. With a spe-
cial reception to introduce the
permanent exhibit on Thursday,
5 to 8 p.m. College of Health
Sciences Building, Misericordia
University, 100 Lake St., Dallas.
Reservations: 674-8255.

Art Exhibit and Sale, paintings,

pottery, jewelry and crafts by
Exhibits gifted artists from the Day De-
velopment Program of Commu-
nity Counseling Services’ Abil- ‘Spirit,’ a needle-wool wall hang-
THIS WEEK: APRIL 29 ities Through Art program. Main ing, is one of the works by art-
T O M AY 5 , 2 0 11 Street Galleries, 370 Pierce St., ists of the Verve Vertu Art Stu-
Kingston. Thursday, 5 to 8:30 dio on display at Misericordia This untitled photograph by Jessica Krzywicki is among
Meet Artist Carrie Healey, whose p.m. 552-7458.
canvases include such natural University’s College of Health the works at the ‘23rd Annual All-College and Variety of
materials as rocks, wood, Expressions and Constructions, Sciences Building in Dallas Media’ exhibit at the Widmann Gallery.
gourds, feathers and dried nature-inspired works in clay by Township. See the exhibit at a
mushrooms. Tilbury’s Knob, 66
S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Sat- Ellen Jamiolkowski and figu-
rative paintings by John Mulva-
special reception on Thursday. BEST BET
urday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 822-6111.
ney. Opens Thursday and contin- Don’t miss your chance to ponder the captivating works
ues through May 28 with a pressure to conform to gender
Graduate Exhibition, with ceram- stereotypes, and rituals women of some of the area’s student artists at the All-College
ics, painting, metals and sculp- reception May 6, 6 to 9 p.m.
Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lacka- develop as coping mechanisms. and Variety of Media Exhibition, which is in place
ture by graduate-degree stu- Also: “[Dis]Place,” a site-specific through Wednesday at the Widmann Gallery inside the
dents. Opens Saturday with a wanna Ave., Scranton. Thursdays
through Saturdays, noon to 5 multimedia installation by Kayla Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center at King’s College in
reception 5 to 7 p.m. Continues Cady which addresses the social
through June 17 at the Mahady p.m. 969-1040. Wilkes-Barre. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday
and environmental fallout from
Gallery, Marywood University, the regional coal industry. through Friday.
2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. ONGOING EXHIBITS Through Saturday at the Suraci
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to Gallery, Marywood University,
4 p.m. 348-6278. Art of Bob Schmitz, vibrant works
in acrylic and oil. Through Sat- 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton.
urday at Bakehouse Bakery & Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday painter using encaustic to ex- St., Bloomsburg. Tuesday and
Viewpoints, works by the Uni- plore the relationship between Wednesday, noon to 6 p.m.;
Café, 152 United Penn Plaza, and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. 348-
versity of Scranton Photography science and art. Through May 22 Thursday, 5 to 8 p.m.; Friday and
Club. Opens Sunday with a Kingston. Monday through Fri- 6278.
day, 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; at the Sordoni Art Gallery, 150 S. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun-
reception May 6, 6 to 8 p.m. day, noon to 6 p.m. 784-5530.
Continues through May 13 at the Saturday, 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Collected & New Works, by Barbro River St., Wilkes University,
Hope Horn Gallery, Fourth Floor Sunday, 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Jernberg and Kelly Olszyk. Wilkes-Barre. Open daily, noon to
714-2253. Through May 7 at Marquis Art & 4:30 p.m. 408-4325. Thousands Are Sailing: The Irish
of Hyland Hall, University of
Scranton. Sunday through Fri- Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes- in Luzerne County, photo-
day, noon to 4 p.m.; Wednesday, Honey: Female Perspectives, Barre. Monday through Saturday, Emily Dickinson Art Show, works graphs, documents and stories
6 to 8 p.m. 941-4214. collaborative and individual 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 823-0518. inspired by the American poet tracing the Irish immigrant
works by Noel Anderson-Corwin, with several portraits by Gregory experience including cultural and
Exceptional Art, Exceptional Gina Rice and Sarah Schimeneck Elise Wagner: A Decade in Paint- Paul Owens. Through May 26 at
Artists, works from the Verve exploring issues of body image, ing, works by the American the Moose Exchange, 203 Main See EXHIBITS, Page 9

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Not only can you view portraits, you can watch them being created
at Wyalusing’s Blue Heron Gallery, where a closing reception for
the exhibit ‘Face to Face: Interface’ today will offer poetry read-
ings, live-model painting and refreshments.

EXHIBITS Well hello there,

Continued from page 8
fraternal organizations which
keep the Irish heritage alive.
my name is Precocious.
Through May 28 at the Luzerne
County Historical Society Mu-
seum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-
Barre. Tuesday through Sat- This whimsical piece on display
I want to teach you more about
urday, noon to 4 p.m. 823-6244.

Feather Paintings by Allen Crotha-

at Misericordia University is a
collaborative effort by artists sustainable living. Are you ready for some
mel, who paints wildlife and
landscape scenes on the unusual
of the Verve Vertu Art Studio.
eco-friendly knowledge?
medium of tail feathers from stories of the Civil War including
wild turkeys and grouse. items owned by museum foun-
der Dr. Isaiah Everhart. Through
Look for me and my helpful tips every
Through June 2 at the Lacka-
wanna College Environmental July 17 at the Everhart Museum,
Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Coving- 1901 Mulberry St., Nay Aug Park,
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Taste the difference of a bona-fide cantina

or as long as Mexican-food
fans have debated the pre-
cise boundaries that sepa-
rate traditional Mexican from, say,
Tex-Mex, they also have kicked
around the term “real” Mexican
food, as opposed to, well, “chain”
Mexican food, the kind usually
plated at quick-built, American-
owned faux cantinas that tend to
pop up near shopping centers.
Not that there’s anything wrong
with those.
In fact, if we judge simply by the
crowds at or the longevity of such
local favorite haunts as La Tolteca,
for example, we’d say plenty of
folks put up no fussy protest about
the origins of their spicy, tortilla-
centric favored fare. In fact, they
might even prefer the taste and am-
bience of what the chains offer.
Yet, as we approach Cinco De
Mayo, that party-hardy, Battle of
Puebla commemorative holiday
that means so much more here in
the states than it does in Mexico,
we sought to find a nice, lesser-
known compromise, a cross be-
sic-filled cantina and a quiet neigh-
borhood joint where Mexican
kitchen masters proudly but quiet-
ly serve the food of their homeland. DON CAREY/THE TIMES LEADER

Enter Terrapin’s Cantina in Terrapin’s Cantina in Bloomsburg offers a Colorado take on classic Mexican and American fare.
Bloomsburg, only a short road trip
from Wilkes-Barre. (You’ll not have chos so much, however, we went IF YOU GO
to travel nearly as far as you do for
that big fall fair.)
for a regular order of Nachos
Grande ($9.95) to share, and we
What: Terrapin’s Cantina Mexican
and American Grill
The recipes here are reported to cleaned the basket. Our only beef, Where: 3803 Columbia Blvd., While on the subject of Mexican restaurants, we’d be remiss
come from Colorado, and, as such, so to speak, was a shortage of beef Bloomsburg not to remind readers that in a land where the locally
you are warned to expect a little in an otherwise delicious mix of Call: 570-387-0055
owned establishments are few and far between, an old
Credit cards? Yes
surprise in the way of taste. All beans, olives, jalapenos, cheese Handicapped accessible? Yes favorite is still going strong.
fresh ingredients also are prom- and sour cream. Hours: 4 p.m. 9-ish Tuesday If you’ve not been to The Brass Buckle, 334 South Main St.
ised: plump, white boneless chick- After that, consider an array of through Thursday; 4 p.m.-10ish in Conyngham, why wait, when Cinco De Mayo calls? (Not
en breasts, natural, unprocessed Mexican salads — taco, chicken-ta- Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m.-9ish that you can’t get American food there, because, yes, you
cheese, cholesterol-free frying oil co or seafood — or a host of old fa- Sundays. can.)
and pinto beans that arrive in 100- vorites hitting all the expected cat- Not only is the place itself charming as all get-out (a combi-
pound bags and require careful sift- egories: quesadilla, fajita, enchila- nation of cantina and neighborhood house), but the sur-
ing and cleaning, in other words da, burrito and chimichanga. Most tortillas filled, rolled and deep- rounding Conyngham Valley is just gorgeous this time of
“real,” work-for-them beans. come smothered with a choice of fried. Rather, the tortilla itself is year.
From what we saw and sampled, mushroom or ranchero sauce. We fried in cholesterol-free oil and the Combination plates and chef’s specials are plentiful, and
wewerefairlyimpressed.Thecom- had split feelings: I loved the pep- excess oil drained (though, if you Mexican desserts are not to be missed. Bunelos and lemon
fortable, authentic atmosphere is pery, tomato-based ranchero, insist, you can have it on the side). cheesecake chimis! Need we say more?
as enjoyable as the food, which while another found the tomato Then the tortilla is layered with a
starts, of course, with chips and sal- taste somewhat offputting. Rice choice of meat, seafood or vegeta-
sa. and beans are served on the side of bles, Ranchero sauce and cheese already has been done. The meat The noncommittal, as many of
AsinmanyMexicanrestaurants, most of these dishes, and the rice is and topped with lettuce and gar- comes wrapped in a flour tortilla us are when it comes to Mexican,
the first basket of chips is on the a notable notch above, moist and nish, all to lovely effect. The result and already stuffed with green pep- will like the array of house favorites
house. The next will cost you $2.95 teeming with chopped fresh vege- is a huge, succulent but healthier pers, mushrooms and onions. Our and combination plates.
You might just enjoy the usual tables. It’s not to be pushed aside or version of a delicious, if still guilty, taster asked for a hold on the mush- A Terrapin Sampler ($13.95) is a
freebie and skip the nacho-leaning considered an afterthought. pleasure that almost resembled a rooms, but that detail was missed. great way to go, as it includes a
appetizers entirely or go for some- We also need to note that the me- taco salad. She didn’t mind that terribly, but in cheese quesadilla, a beef burrito
thing like a Mexican pizza ($5.25) nuflat-outputsyouonnoticeabout Similarly, a Terrapin’s Fajita the final analysis admitted she’d and a chicken enchilada, as well as

or crock of Colorado chili ($3.95). the fajitas and chimis in particular. ($13.95 for the chicken) comes rather have fixed her own fajitas. A
Liking our thin-and-crispy free na- Here in Bloom, chimis are not flour with a twist: Essentially, the work control thing maybe. See REVIEW, Page 11

Continued from page 3
Cork Bar and Restaurant in
Wilkes-Barre carries a variety of Gina Malsky, who is in charge of
wines and is offering patrons a entertainment for that event, has
chance to learn more about them seen cherry blossoms unfurl in re-
through a series of spring and cent days and hopes they will still
summer wine classes. be open in two weeks.
The first class is Tuesday and Inhonorofthe40thanniversary
will focus on “Latin Lovers.” It of the West Pittston festival, she
will showcase wines from Spain, said, all the girls and women who
Argentina and Chile. won Little Miss Cherry Blossom
Picos de Montgo Tempranillo pageants over the past four dec-
is one such wine, from Spain. PETE G. WILCOX/THE TIMES LEADER
Tempranillo refers to a red wine Picos, a tempranillo from special guests.
grape variety from the Riberadel Spain, is sold at Cork Bar and “We did hear from Francesca
Duero region in Spain that tends Restaurant in Wilkes-Barre. CLARK VAN ORDEN/THE TIMES LEADER
Amico, who won in 1971,” Malsky
to ripen earlier than most grapes. The Kirby Park pond is well out of its banks, making the grounds
The name comes from the Span- unsuitable for a Cherry Blossom Festival this weekend.
May 3: Latin Lovers (Spain, Ar- Highlights of the West Pittston
ish word “temprano,” which gentina and Chile)
means “early.” Cherry Blossom Festival include a ing can call Malsky at 332-7817. Cherry Blossom Festival would
May 17: Italian Stallions parade to begin at 11:45 a.m. May Meanwhile, back in Wilkes- have devoted Sunday to perform-
“This wine has a lot of fruit May 31: Stars of NAPA Valley
notes,” Ruth Corcoran, owner of 14. It will last about an hour, Mal- Barre, Majikes will try to deter- ances by area bands and Saturday
June 14: Beautiful Blends sky said, and will be followed by mine if the city’s Cherry Blossom to a slate of dance performances
Cork, said. “It also has a very July 12: Brave New World of
strong finish.” this year’s Little Miss Cherry Blos- Festival can possibly be resche- called “Pirouettes in the Park.”
Wines (Fun and unusual finds) som Festival, for girls ages 4 to 8. duled, perhaps as a one-day affair The dances would have encom-
Tempranillo generally pro- July 26: Summer Tour of Eu-
duces medium-bodied wines Therapy dogs will perform while instead of two, perhaps called passedtap,ballet,jazzandnovelty
with hints of fruit, as well as theaudienceawaitsthecontestre- something other than “Cherry styles, and at least one would have
Aug. 9: The Forgotten Grapes
notes of herb and an earthy or (Great wines of the good old sults. Blossom.” been appropriate for this week’s
leathery minerality. days) Face-painting, pony rides and “Itreallysaddensmetothinkan weather. Barbara Woronko Anza-
• Aug. 23: Raise Your Glass craftvendorswillbepartofthefes- annualeventlikethiscanbeaffect- lone of the Northeastern Pennsyl-
Cork Bar & Restaurant Spring (Cheers to perfect wines for cele- tival fun, and on May 15, a “West ed by Mother Nature,” Majikes vania Academy of Dancing had
and Summer Wine Classes: brations) Pittston Idol” contest will take said. “The rain has made every- choreographed a number to the
7 p.m. Tuesdays; $15 per per- Aug. 30: Wines, Cheese & The place for singers in three age cate- thing a luscious green, but it has song “Singin’ in the Rain,” which
son. Pursuit of Happiness. (Wine- gories: 10 and younger; 11 to 13; flooded many parts of the city as some of her students would have
Classes will take place on the sharing party on the patio where and 14 and older. well as Kirby Park.” performed, complete with slick-
patio when weather permits. Re- you bring the bottle to share. Anyone interested in compet- As planned, the Wilkes-Barre ers.
serve your spot by calling 570- Cork provides cheese and crack-
270-3818. ers.)

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($14.95), each served with beans
and the fabulous rice, are the high-
er-end burritos, with other offer-
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Continued from page 10
You really can’t go wrong with
the fine beans and rice. any of the above, and small-group
Terrapin Rellenos from the parties likely will want to try a nice,
House Favorites section ($13.95 pass-it-all-around mix.
with chicken) were a seemingly
simple selection, with cheese and
To my mind, the chimis and the
rice were the showstoppers, but far
with anyy ppurchase worth $$25 or more at
green chiles fried in light dough be it from me to try to stop you from
and topped with sauce. The dish, ordering otherwise. I only wish I
however, was huge, almost impos- could have had a smaller chimi with
ing, and our taster wished only for a side of rice. With that in mind,
more texture and differentiation. more combo offerings or pick-your-
She noted Mexican dishes that pre- own selections would have been ap-
sentasonecontinuousplateofsoft, preciated, but by the time dessert
well, stuff, tend to disappoint her. came I forgot all about that.
Wyoming, Luzerne, Hanover and West Pittston locations.
Shealsothoughttherellenosthem- A Xango (lightly fried cheese-
selves could have used a flavor in- cake wrapped in a tortilla and
jection. served with rich ice cream) and
Seafood also figures prominent- classic fried ice cream (made in NUMBER

ly into the house favorites. Dishes house, and we chose honey over
include jumbo shrimp and scallops chocolate, caramel and peanut but-
over pasta in sauce ($17.95); ter) were outright fabulous foot-
Shrimp and Scallop Flauta notes we hardly needed but AUDITED
($16.95), which is seafood with rice couldn’t pass up. Overindulgence NEWS
in a flour tortilla with sauce; or a never tasted so satisfying. LUZERNE COUNTY

shrimp and veggie burrito


*Offer valid from Monday, April 25 through Sunday, May 1. While supplies last.
($15.95). That last burrito and a Times Leader food critics remain

Carne Asada (steak) Burrito anonymous.



Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) and Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) star in
a reunion of returning all-stars from every chapter of the explosive
franchise built on speed: ‘Fast Five.’

en sta
r in Disney’s ’P
rom.’ not slow on action
ee Teegard By CONNIE OGLE
and A
s McDonell McClatchy Newspapers
Thoma The fifth installment of the What: “Fast Five”
“Fast and Furious” franchise is big, Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker,
Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gib-
dance. loud, long and stupid. Its leading
b e th eir last Braun) is man is a charisma-free block of
son, Dwayne Johnson
might las
(Nicho d by his step
- muscle, and its plot has holes big
Directed by: Justin Lin
Lloyd g g e t o Running time: 130 minutes
U GO guy na uez) i
n enough to drive a semi through. Rated: PG-13 for intense violence
IF YO the shy aini Rodrig ERYbo- It’s also embarrassingly fun, the and action, sexual material,
( R V
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“Prom ee Teegar- k in g someb nce. sort of speedy, senseless, violence- language
G E h a as da to ★★ 1/2
the big clever ways o-
By RO ndo Sentine W Aim ell,
O rla ” is t o real St a rring: mas McDon dy , t o crammed action flick that virtual-
e m ho tag e but N
’s “Pro “High den, T hn Nixon, Y
Boys s ls to prom,
ly defines the summer season,
Disney ool what es t e V aug e g ir B randon with superheroes who aren’t gods low, but they’re tempted by the
sch s to “ W D
s k th t wit h
high w a n g s s- a e n the
o l M usic a l”
f, n o edge . C h a
d by: Jo e N u
a ’s b ig m o m
y o u’d swear h or crusaders in tights but guys in lure of Hollywood’s bright and shi-
Sch o flu f Direc te v us t watc
e S t o ry:” all of recycled a u m 2 m in- i s s uch a b ing home to T-shirts and jeans who can drive ny cliche, that “one last job.”
Si d e- b : 10
s stay
comed since the b g time guy wa stead.
cars really fast. They’re criminals Trouble is, the job goes awry (af-
This Runnin ora-
e s” r e u s e d
h as a fe w
u te s m il d la n -
“ G le e ” in
e n s the dec ’s who break the law and yet are ter the robbery of a moving train
“typ nema w- : PG fo
f fight heav es, No
g of ci and fe Rated e and a brie Thank n flam e cran-
deeply, morally sound, so rooting with a jaw-dropping ending). The
ginnin g moments u a g o u p i h for them is interesting. trio discovers a secret hidden in
tions g on her and t -cut-
in g
charm ones. v a (Ai- ★★ a i ls cla ss The series creators changed one of its stolen cars and soon is at
n n y N o e e b o f,
er fu s s tu dent e p t a e c om mitt c e s th e alo ry thing things up a bit. “Fast Five” has odds not only with a Rio crime
Hono arden) has year, k enti r e nten ild ev e
sh e p a l s eb u tle
eeg all heme princ i her r d “Lit morphed from a race to a heist mo- lord (Joaquim de Almeida) but a
mee T ew on task Night,” the t omantic ky Jesse to help he rebel an rks. vie with a couple of excellent car pumped-up federal agent
cr nr g T a
small g for “Starry If only the u t around tin ere weeks. t off a few sp y off, chases and vicious fights, and the (Dwayne Johnson, in full raging
p a r in ro m . ld g e in m e ” se t s p a
pre rp ou hin en
c ke d for thei han Keltz) w - M is s Suns kward mom ake their new dimension makes the film ac- bad-ass mode) determined to
n (Jon
ance! yler (D
e l aw ers m
Brando g her to the d ury) and T vy favor- Severa perform is still exac
tly cessible to viewers who don’t bring them to justice. What else
fe w
to aski
n unb ea nd a om” st s y
a know a 1970 Dodge Charger from can they do but get the old gang
n (K ylie B verybody’s h isn’t as it a rk. But “Pr ters in the ca ing a 2010 Toyota Prius. back together and try to steal the
Jorda xon) are e . But a
ll ma rom-ha someth
a ug h n Ni ee n a n d king a playa. l l w hat the p build-up for When last we saw our heroes bad guy’s cash while evading the
V u is te o f
prom q e jock self to s, a lot cial. Dom (Vin Diesel) and former FBI law?
ite for ith them. Th n’t bring her hat she’s it i emotely spe agent Brian (Paul Walker), the lat- The film is as silly as this
w a t t r
seems in Chang) c red Kusnitz) nd prom no ter was breaking the former out of sounds, and yet somehow it
Mei (Y u Justin (Ja nt college a
-bea ffere state custody by crashing the pris- works. Just don’t dwell on such
forever epted at a di
cc on-bound bus in which Dom was questions as: If these guys are so
been a
riding. (No one is killed, though broke, how can they afford the
the bus flips about 40 times; inno- endless equipment to set up the
cent bystanders fare well in this heist? Why would a pretty female
movie to keep the heroes pure.) agent be so easily swayed by Dom,
“Fast Five” opens with that rescue, who possesses all the charm of an
following Dom, Brian and Dom’s engine block?
sister/Brian’s girlfriend Mia (Jor- Fortunately the action is well
dana Brewster) on the lam into choreographed and intense
the shantytowns of Rio de Janeiro. enough to distract from such mus-

Prudence suggests they should lie ings.


‘Kill the Irishman’

is hard to refuse
McClatchy Newspapers
Stop me if you’ve heard
this one: A brilliant but vi-
cious criminal becomes
an urban folk hero, a Rob-
in Hood for the modern
age, before meeting his
comeuppance from main-
stream society.
There’ve been varia-
tions on this story all over Ray Stevenson stars in Anchor Bay
the world, and “Kill the Films’ ’Kill the Irishman.’
Irishman” brings it back
to American soil in telling IF YOU GO
the tale of Danny Greene,
a tough Irish-American What: “Kill The Irishman”
thug who beat the long- Starring: Ray Stevenson, Val Kilmer
standing Italian-Ameri- Directed by: Jonathan Hensleigh
Running time: 106 minutes
can mob at its own bloody Rated: R for strong violence, language
game in ’60s and ’70s Cle- and some sexual content/nudity
veland. ★★★
It’s an intriguing bit of
brutal but little-known
history — the number of bombings and killings the film says took
place in Cleveland at the time make it seem more like Beirut — and
“Kill the Irishman” is never dull. But director/co-writer Jonathan
Hensleigh tries to cram so much into well under two hours that the
film often feels rushed and uninvolving.
Ray Stevenson does a serviceable job of portraying the two-fisted
Greene, and there are some gripping touches, as when a flunky
proves how committed he is to Greene’s cause. But a portly Val Kil-
mer as a local police investigator and narrator seems wedged into
the script, as if Hensleigh had too much ground to cover and didn’t
want the audience to identify too much with Greene.
Other casting choices — Fionnula Flanagan, Tony Lo Bianco,
Paul Sorvino, Vincent D’Onofrio – are cool little nods to gangster
movies and TV shows past, though Christopher Walken as mobster
Shondor Birns doesn’t have a lot to do.
“Kill the Irishman,” based on a non-fiction book by Rick Porrello,
By ROGER MOORE IF YOU GO ends up whetting the appetite for a really good documentary be-
The Orlando Sentinel cause sometimes life is more compelling than fiction.

oodwinked,” an underfunded, some- What: “Hoodwinked Too! Hood Vs. Evil”
Starring: The voices of Patrick Warburton, Glenn
what undeserving sleeper hit in win- Close, Hayden Panettiere, Amy Poehler and ALSO OPENING
ter 2005, earns a sequel that looks as Bill Hader
if the Weinstein Co. threw a little money at it. Directed by: Mike Disa What: “Dylan Dog: Dead of
“Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil,” has prettier Running time: 85 minutes Night”
colors, a beefed-up voice cast and more gags. Rated: PG for some mild rude humor, language Starring: Brandon Routh, Anita
and action Briem and Sam Huntington
Sure, it’s still bottom-drawer animation, and, Directed by: Kevin Munroe
yeah, your kids can tell. But at least the fairy-tale Summary: Follow the adventur-
riffs are closer to a “Shrek” sequel in quality. es of supernatural private eye
“Hood vs. Evil” sees the enchanted forest rett) presides. Dylan Dog, who seeks out the
dwellers of the Happily Ever After Agency mud- The club’s star attraction is a singing harp monsters of the Louisiana
dling along while Red (Hayden Panettiere takes voiced by Wayne Newton. A magic cupcake reci- bayou in his signature red
shirt, black jacket and blue
over for Anne Hathaway) is off learning martial pe must be retrieved, and Red must finish her jeans. In the New Orleans un-
arts with the Sisters of the Hood. training and join the fray. Some villainous swine derground, this private in-
An evil witch (voiced by Joan Cusack) has kid- voiced by Cheech and Chong must be defeated. vestigator of the undead
napped Hansel and Gretel. Can the Big-but-not- The script is a mad, muddled blitz of one-lin- tracks an artifact that will help
bad Wolf (Patrick Warburton) and his squeaky ers and movie references. Some of the animation prevent a war from breaking
squirrel pal come to the rescue? Will Granny is a hoot, and a few voice actors stand out. But it’s out among his werewolf, vam-
pire and zombie clients.
(Glenn Close) save the day? a pity the facial animation is so cut-rate and that
Running time: 107 minutes
The case takes our heroes into The Beanstalk the story is nothing more than a series of martial- Rated: PG-13 creature violence and action,
Club, where a mob-connected Giant (Brad Gar- arts video game “levels” for small children.

language, including some sexual refer-

ences, and drug material

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benign fluff that should please
younger audiences unfamiliar Marlena (Reese Witherspoon)
with the 1981 Dudley Moore and Jacob (Robert Pattinson)
comedy. PG-13 for alcohol, sex, come together through their
language and drug references. compassion for a special ele-
110 minutes. ★★ phant named Rosie in ’Water
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Kid makes his way through milton’s shark-attack-survival
seventh grade and a rough- tale is inspiring and jaw-drop-
and-tumble relationship with ping. PG for an intense acci-
his teenage brother. PG for dent sequence and theme. 106
mild rude humor and mischief. minutes. ★ 1/2
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SOURCE CODE — A thrilling and
HANNA — Saoirse Ronan is a challenging puzzle based on a
blond-haired, blue-eyed, 16- clever idea — until it pushes its
year-old killing machine. Eric central gimmick and gets too
Bana is her father, who’s been greedy. PG-13 for violence,
training her in frozen isolation disturbing images, and lan-
for a secret mission. PG-13 for guage. 93 minutes. ★★ 1/2
violence, action, sexuality and
language. 114 minutes. ★★★ TYLER PERRY’S MADEA’S BIG
HOP — There’s not much bounce springs into action when her
to the story behind this in- niece Shirley receives dis-
terspecies, Easter-romp buddy tressing news about her
comedy. PG for some mild health, and Shirley’s children
rude humor. 94 minutes. ★★ are too tied up with their own
issues to hear about it. PG-13
INSIDIOUS — You could watch for drug content, language and
with your eyes closed and still mature theme. 100 minutes.
feel engrossed by this haunt- ★★
ed-house thriller. PG-13 for
theme, violence, terror, images WATER FOR ELEPHANTS –
and brief strong language. 102 This handsome adaptation of
minutes. ★★★ Sara Gruen’s 2006 bestseller is
part romance and part survival
LIMITLESS — A frustrated writer story. Robert Pattinson and
has his mental capacity in- Reese Witherspoon dance a
creased by a top-secret drug, tightrope duet of suppressed
but he soon attracts unwanted desire until their animal attrac-
attention from shadowy forces. tion pours out with catastroph-
PG-13 for thematic material ic results. PG-13 for intense
involving a drug, violence, violence and sexual content. 115
disturbing images, sexuality minutes. ★★★ 1/2
and language. 105 minutes.
★★★★ YOUR HIGHNESS — The knights-
errant behind this adventure
RIO – This 3D animated adven- comedy spend more time
ture is full of snappy banter wallowing in medieval filth
and screwball antics between a than weaving clever laughs
cerulean macaw and the free- and engaging action. R for

spirited bird who is his destiny. strong crude and sexual con-

G. 96 minutes. ★★★ tent, language, nudity, violence

and drug use. 102 minutes. ★★

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A delightful holiday called “No Diet Day” will be observ-
ed next week, so why not celebrate with a trio of food
movies that are delicious from the first bite to the last?
“Chocolat” (2000, Miramax,
PG-13, $15): On the menu of this
Oscar-nominated soufflé is the
story of a 1950s single mother
(Juliette Binoche) who arrives in
a tiny French village where she
opens up a most unusual choco-
late shop. Binoche’s sweet treats
carry a strange magic, helping to
turn the uptight townfolk into
much happier individuals. As for
Binoche, she gets the sweetest Watching ’Chocolat’ is a sweet
treat of all: a dashing suitor way to celebrate ’No Diet Day.’
played by Johnny Depp. Provid-
ing the script: Stroudsburg’s Rob- •••
ert Nelson Jacobs. “Moonstruck” (1987, MGM,
••• PG, $20): Romantic-comedy
“Julie & Julia” (2009, Sony, gourmets will want to dive into
PG-13, $20): Writer/director No- this feast about an Italian-Amer-
ra Ephron cooks up a yummy del- ican bookkeeper named Loretta
icacy by blending together the Castorini (Cher) who finds her-
stories of two women struggling self torn between her sedate
to find their voices. There’s fiance Johnny (Danny Aiello)
Queens blogger Julie Powell and his rebel brother Ronny (Ni-
(Amy Adams), who decides to colas Cage). Every scene of this
cook her way through Julia new-to-Blu-Ray movie seems to
Child’s “Mastering the Art of take place in front of a big, tasty
French Cooking,” and Child (Me- meal overflowing with pasta and
ryl Streep) herself, the prototyp- red wine. This is love, Italian
ical celebrity chef who discovers style, at its most nourishing and
a passion for French cuisine magical.
while living in Paris with her dip-
lomat husband (Stanley Tucci). Amy Longsdorf also profiles celebri-
Bangor’s Ann Roth designed the ties for the Sunday Etc. section of
costumes. The Times Leader.

New to DVD
Topping this week’s new DVD who live in one home, picked up
releases are first-rate television seven Emmy Awards a Golden
offerings. Globe and a Peabody during its
“20th Century: America at run from 1971-1975. The 21-disc
War,” Grade A-minus: The one- collection includes all five sea-
hour documentary series that sons and more than 25 hours of
Mike Wallace hosted in the ’90s never-before-seen extras.
has been packaged into DVD •••
sets. This release includes 10 epi- Also new on DVD this week:
sodes that focus on the American “3 Idiots:” Aamir Khan, Karee-
military actions. The strongest na Kapoor and Sharman Joshi
are the four that deal with the star in Bollywood’s highest-
Vietnam War. Others focus on the grossing film.
Gulf War and Korea. “Knockout:” A teen gets help
“Upstairs, Downstairs,” Grade from his school’s janitor (Steve
A: Few television series have Austin) to train for a boxing
managed to combine the brilliant match.
writing, superb acting and beau- “Dementia 13:” Francis Ford
tiful production values of this Coppola’s first mainstream di-

British drama. The series, about recting effort is this psycholog-

the two very different classes ical thriller.

‘Don Quixote’ marries love and ballet

By MARY THERESE BIEBEL ing. “It’s like any other sport,” Wil-
Dazed and confused after he’s kins said, remembering track ex-
knocked unconscious, Don Quix- periences from his middle-school
ote wanders through a troupe of days.
young ladies and sees a vision or Despite all their energy, Kitri
two. and Basilio have a problem. Her
“Only he can see me,” said Pau- father does not approve of the
la Perez, 24, of Wilkes-Barre, who young man and wants her to mar-
wears “a beautiful, big wedding ry someone else.
gown” and veil as Dulcinea, the Don Quixote will help the
personification of Don Q’s ideally young lovers, in his own way,
sweet, pure and chaste woman. even though he’s smitten with Ki-
“I’m Cupid. I even have a bow,” tri himself and has mistaken the
said Becky Phillips, 22, of King- flirtatious girl for his ideal Dulci-
ston, confirming she, too, in her nea.
role of Amour, is a figment of the “He’s pledged himself to her
would-be knight’s imagination. service,” said Jim Harris, explain- Becky Phillips rehearses for her
In the ballet “Don Quixote,” ing how Don Quixote’s pure love figment-of-the-imagination role
presented this weekend at wants what’s best for his beloved. of Cupid in ‘Don Quixote.’
Meyers High School by The Joan Harris, incidentally, was
Harris Centre, the title character recruited for the title role. IF YOU GO
also meets a flesh-and-blood “It seems every time they want
woman. someone to play an old, crazy What: ‘Don Quixote,’ the classical
man …” he said with a laugh. “I’ve ballet based on Cervantes’ novel
Kitri is both alive and lively, as
Who: Presented by the Joan Harris
audiences will see. begun to take it personally.”
Dancers with 500 performers in
Rehearsing that role earlier Equal parts comedy and ro- three shows
this week, Amanda Sedor, 16, of mance, the ballet includes torea- When: 1 and 5 p.m. Saturday and 2
Wyoming drew cheers from fel- dors, gypsies and Don Quixote’s p.m. Sunday
low cast members as she made an obligatory chasing at windmills. Where: Meyers High School, 341
ankle-burning 16 fouetté turns Harris said he’s excited that Pe- Carey Ave., Wilkes-Barre
look easy. Considered the most rez’s mother, Olinda Bordon, has Tickets: $12
difficult turn in ballet, the move- agreed to perform before the bal- More info: 287-7977 or 718-0637
ment has one leg continually let. Trained in opera at the Insti-
turning while the other whips tuto Superior de Arte — Argenti-
through the air, building momen- na’s equivalent of Juilliard — she
will sing a well-known aria from Becky Phillips, who died in Feb-
tum but never touching the
ground. “Carmen.” ruary.
In his role as Kitri’s love inter- “Don Quixote” is co-directed An avid dance fan, Mary Ann
est, Basilio, 25-year-old Thomas by Elisabeth Harris and Jennifer Phillips never missed a perform-
Wilkins of Wilkes-Barre is simi- Harris, and the production is ded- ance, her daughter said. “If we PETE G. WILCOX PHOTOS/THE TIMES LEADER

larly athletic with tours en l’air icated to the memory of the late had three shows, she’d be at all Amanda Sedor has the lead role of Kitri, a young lover in ‘Don
(turns in the air) and partner-lift- Mary Ann Phillips, mother of three.” Quixote,’ presented by dancers from the Harris Centre.

seniors and students. 826-7165. er Prize-winning romance about

lovers who share a lifetime of
Do Not Disturb, six hilarious one- BEST BET letters. Performed by the Center
act sex comedies that all take Stage Players at the Shawnee
As a kickoff to Law Month, national touring
place in the same hotel suite. Playhouse, 1 River Road, Shaw-
actor Gary Anderson will bring his courtroom
Corner Bistro Dinner Theater, 76 nee-on-Delaware. Tonight and
drama “Clarence Darrow’s Judicial Per-
S. Main St., Carbondale. Through Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 2
spective” to the federal courthouse in
May 7: Fridays and Saturdays at p.m. $18. 421-5093.
downtown Scranton at 7 p.m. Thurs-
6:30 p.m. $23 includes the Bistro
day. Joining in the production will
Buffet. Reservations: 282-7499. Don Quixote, the classical ballet
be Lackawanna County Presi-
based on Cervantes’ novel but

dent Judge Thomas Munley
Godspell, the Broadway musical concentrating on the story of
along with Judge Vito
based on the Gospel of St. Mat- two young lovers who solicit Don
Geroulo and Judge
thew. KISS (Kids Innovating Quixote’s help in convincing the
Margaret Bisignani
THIS WEEK: APRIL 29 Stage and Sound) Theatre Com- girl’s father to allow them to
Moyle. Presented by
T O M AY 5 , 2 0 11 pany, Wyoming Valley Mall, marry. Presented by the Joan
the Lackawanna Bar
Wilkes-Barre Township. Tonight Harris Dancers with 500 per-
Brown Bag Theatre Series, lunch Association and
and Saturday at 7 p.m.; Sunday formers from throughout North-
time productions of one-act Scranton Public The-
at 2 p.m. $12, $10 students and eastern Pennsylvania. Meyers
plays. King’s College Theater, atre. $15. 344-3656.
seniors, $5 children. 829-1901. High School, 341 Carey Ave.,
Administration Building, 133 N. Wilkes-Barre. Saturday at 1 and 5
River St., Wilkes-Barre. Today at Ghost-Writer, Michael Hollinger’s p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. $12. 287-
12:10 p.m. Free. 208-5957. play about a deceased novelist’s 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 3 p.m. $24, for Literary and Performing Arts, 7977 or 718-0673.
assistant trying to complete his $19 seniors, $11 students. 784-8181 Monroe Avenue between Linden
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, “masterpiece” through inspira- or and Mulberry streets, University Memorial Talent Show, in memory
performed by the Drama Club at tion from the beyond. Blooms- of Scranton. Through May 8: of teacher Anne Lohin. Participa-
GAR Memorial Junior-Senior burg Theatre Ensemble, Alvina A Man’s a Man, the war-themed Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; nts welcome. Gate of Heaven

High School, 250 S. Grant St., Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., drama by Bertolt Brecht per- Sundays at 2 p.m. 941-4318.
Wilkes-Barre. Tonight at 7:30; Bloomsburg. Through May 15: formed by the University of
Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. $8, $4 Thursdays through Saturdays at Scranton Players. McDade Center Love Letters, A.R. Gurney’s Pulitz- See STAGE, Page 17

seniors, $8 students. 558-1515. Seniors Jo-
S TA G E nathan Vojt-
FUTURE ko, Tori Bost
Continued from page 16
The Wizard of Oz on Ice, with the and Joshua
School, 40 Machell Ave., Dallas. Figure Skating Club of North- McLucas
Sunday at 3 p.m. Donation. eastern Pennsylvania. Revolution
675-2121. rehearse for
Ice Centre, 12 Old Boston Road,
Pittston. May 6 at 7 p.m.; May 7
We Rise, a stage collaboration by at 1 p.m. $10, $5 students. 350- Seminary’s
playwright Nancy Hasty, stu- 8776. production of
dents, faculty and former female
inmates of the Lackawanna Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit
County Prison. Moskovitz Thea- comedy ‘Tar-
and The Seussification of Ro-
ter, DeNaples Campus Center, tuffe’ this
meo and Juliet, two comedies
900 Mulberry St., Scranton. that combine the TV series “Law weekend at
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Free. and Order,” William Shakespeare the Bucking-
941-7421. and Dr. Seuss. Performed by the ham Per-
Royal Players at Holy Redeemer forming Arts
At Wit’s End, a rollicking and High School, 159 S. Pennsylvania
musical evening with the world- Center in
Ave., Wilkes-Barre. May 6 and 7
famous pianist, author, comedi- at 7 p.m. $5, $3 seniors and Kingston.
an, hypochondriac, actor and wit students. 829-2424.
Oscar Levant as played by New
Players at The Towers Bar and
York actor Chuck Muckle. Electric The Altos, an interactive dinner- Restaurant, 1478 Tomhicken
Theatre, 326 Spruce St., Scran- theater mystery spoof of the Road, Fern Glen. May 6 to 14 with
ton. Wednesday and Thursday at HBO series “The Sopranos.”
7 p.m. Continues May 6-7 at 8 Performed by the Nuremberg
p.m.; May 8 at 3 p.m. $24, $16 See STAGE, Page 18


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performances Fridays and Sat-
urdays at 6:30 p.m. $20 includes Get news when it happens.
dinner. Reservations: 788-4411.

Urban Beats, a Crew Dance per-

formance. McIlhenny Ballroom,
DeNaples Campus Center, 900
Mulberry St., University of Scran-
ton. May 6 at 7 p.m. $5. 941-7401.
New York actor Chuck Muckle
The Wedding Singer, the Broadway
plays the world-famous pianist,
musical comedy based on the
Adam Sandler movie. Wear your author, comedian and wit Oscar
best 1980s outfit for a costume Levant in ‘At Wit’s End,’ running
contest held at the end of each Wednesday through May 8 at
performance. Music Box Dinner the Electric Theatre in Scranton.
Playhouse, 196 Hughes St., Conor McPherson’s chilling play
Swoyersville. May 6 to 22: Thurs- about the sea, Ireland and the
days through Saturdays at 8 power of myth. Performed by
p.m.; Sundays at 3 p.m. Buffet the Center Stage Players at the
dinner served 90 minutes before Shawnee Playhouse, 1 River
show time. 283-2195. Road, Shawnee-on-Delaware.
May 6 to 15: Fridays and Sat-
The Seafarer. A friendly game of urdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 2
cards takes a devilish turn in p.m. $18. 421-5093.




Pop Rox is a burst of hit songs

A good night out is often Upcoming Pop Rox shows:
marked by how much your feet 10 p.m. May 6: The Stone Ele-
hurt from dancing and how sore phant, 415 Lackawanna Ave,
your throat is from singing (or 9:30 p.m. May 7: Bar Louie at
maybe screaming) along to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs,
songs. Sure, you can hit up a bar Plains Township
with a well-stocked jukebox, or
you can get an all-out party ex-
perience when you hit up a Pop ning of its set and doesn’t let up.
Rox show. “It’s a lot of fun to play with
About three years ago Pop these guys,” Mancia, the newest
Rox, made up of Kelly Franks, band member, said. “It’s a differ-
Darren Fernandez, Mike Man- ent scene when the whole
cia, Matt Calabro, Dan Franks crowd is dancing along and en-
and Jamie Hutchinson, em- joying the music instead of a
barked on a journey of speaker- bunch of guys standing around
thumping, crowd-rousing just looking at you while you
shows that throw some of the play.”
biggest party hits your way. This energy has made Pop
“We play whatever is hot on Rox a forced to be reckoned
the radio right now, as well as with during the Battle of the
crowd favorites that everyone Bands competition hosted by
loves to hear,” Kelly Franks Breakers at Mohegan Sun at Po-
said. cono Downs. The group beat
During any given night out out Johnny Unit, Tanked and
with the band you might hear NIKO J. KALLIANIOTIS/FOR THE TIMES LEADER Blind Passenger to advance to
Lady Gaga back to back with Darren Fernandez and Mike Mancia rock out at the Hardware Bar in Scranton. the second round of the battle,
Journey and Buckcherry. set for May 12.
While cover bands may not be song,” Calabro said. “We’re try to learn three or four new been doing for the past five, 10 A big part of the competition
hard to come by, Pop Rox sep- unique because we will play it songs a week.” years. We want people to come is crowd reaction and interac-
arates itself from the rest in the exactly as you hear it on the ra- “Every time you see us you’re and see us one week, then come tion, so Pop Rox is looking for a
way it chooses to play music. dio.” going to hear new music,” Fer- out again the next week and ex- strong showing from its sup-
“There are bands out there The set list also is the key to a nandez said. “I think that’s the perience something totally dif- porters.
that are playing the top hits, but good show. most fun part. You might go and ferent.” “We want to get that place
they all tend to put their own “We try to keep the sets as see some bands, and they’re The band is an absolute blast
twist on it, like making it a rock fresh as we can,” Kelly said. “We playing the same music they’ve of energy from the very begin- See MUSIC, Page 25

Coal Town Rounders, Mike Miz The Music of Simon & Garfunkel,
and more. Also: food and craft classic hits and more obscure
vendors, jam sessions, light songs of the hit duo re-created
shows, fire performances, pa- by AJ Swearingen and Jonathan
rades and workshops. Schuylkill Beedle. Presented by Scranton
County Fairgrounds, 2270 Fair Community Concerts at the
Road, Schuylkill Haven. Tonight Mellow Theater, 501 Vine St.,
through Sunday. $50. Informa- Scranton. Tonight at 8. $28, $20;
tion at $15 students. 955-1455.

Cantores Christi Regis Spring Ham n’ Smidgens: A Comedy

Concerts Concert, a program of classical,
contemporary, sacred and secu-
Avenged Sevenfold
Revue, original sketches and tradi-
tional-style improv games with
THIS WEEK: APRIL 29 lar choral music by the King’s Here We Are in Spain and I Miss
T O M AY 5 , 2 0 1 1 College choir including Mozart’s Trevor. Olde Brick Theater, Rear
“Jubilate Deo” and “Earth Song” BEST BET 126 W. Market St., North Scran-
Some Kind of Jam 6, a music-and- by Frank Ticheli. J. Carroll ton. Tonight and Saturday at 8
camping festival with three The Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza will explode with an
McCormick Campus Ministry intense hybrid of heavy metal and hardcore punk rock tonight p.m. $7. Reservations: 604-
stages of music. Bands include Center, West Jackson and North 5808.
the Budos Band, RAQ, Rumpke when Avenged Sevenfold brings its “Welcome to the Family”
Franklin streets, Wilkes-Barre. tour to town with the equally aggressive Three Days Grace and
Mountain Boys, Goosepimp Tonight and Saturday at 7:30 Travis Tritt, the platinum-selling
Orchestra, Fat Apple, Wisebird, Sevendust in tow. The show starts at 7 p.m. at 255 Highland
p.m. Free. 208-5957. Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. Tickets are $44.75, $39.75 country artist. Penn’s Peak, 325
Dopapod, the Big Dirty, Psy- Maury Road, Jim Thorpe. To-
chedelia, the Primate Fiasco, and $25 and available at 800-745-3000 or
Stefon Harris Jazz, a concert by night at 8. $42, $37. 866-605-
Beaucoup Blue, Sonni Shine & the vibraphonist and composer. 7325.
the Underwater Sounds, Drift- Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the
wood, the Greens, Terry Dame & In Concert with the University of ferson Avenue and Mulberry

Arts, Bloomsburg University.

Electric Junkyard Gamelan, Pia Scranton String Orchestra. Street, University of Scranton.
Tonight at 7:30. $30. 389-4409.
Mater, Uzo, the Headlocks, the Houlihan-McLean Center, Jef- Tonight at 7:30. Free. 941-7624. See CONCERTS, Page 25


and SANDRA SNYDER but that doesn’t mean you can’t sip some
Times Leader Features Team English brews from the comfort of your

The Tate Britain and living room while watching the ceremony.
reat Britain! We’ve all gone gaga for COOPER’S SEAFOOD on North Washing-
the Tate Modern. The
royalty. If you’re reading this and British Museum. The ton Avenue in Scranton carries several
National Gallery. The styles of English beer. Tasty indulgences
have been up all night, drinking in include Fiddler’s Elbow, an English Pale
Victoria and Albert.
all the William and Kate wedding mania, When in England, Ale from Wychwood Brewery; Fuller’s ESB,
you’re pretty much This ‘Untitled or extra special/strong bitter; Bass Pale
we toast you. We’ll even excuse you if Ale; and any brews from Samuel Smith’s
surrounded by art, and Landscape #1,’ by
you’re powered by strong coffee and not a you can see so much Steve Poleskie is brewery or Hepworth & Co Brewers.
One type of beer, the dark one known as
nice, genteel cup of tea. We’ll also guess all of it for free. We may exhibited at the
porter, is linked directly to England.
not have any world- Pauly Friedman Aman Sharma
this English enthusiasm might have given class galleries in NEPA Gallery at Miser- “There are many different
stories to it, but what it comes Restaurant in
you a hankering for a little trip across the (yet), but we do have icordia University. thentic Indian
some world-class art- down to is that the porters in
pond. If you don’t have the time or money England, or message carriers,
for the voyage, however, allow us to help abstract acrylic paintings are in the actual package deliverers, took a
liking to this style of beer,” good period o
you get your English on without neces- collections of the Victoria and Albert and the back and forth
Tate, both in London, but you don’t have to Tom Lynn of Cooper’s said.
sarily even crossing the Susquehan- India Pale Ale, or IPA, actually NEW AMBER
cross the ocean to view his work. THE PAU- MOOSIC, said
LY FRIEDMAN GALLERY OF MISERICOR- was first brewed in England in
na River. the 19th century. One of the England what
DIA UNIVERSITY now has a solo exhibit of
Please enjoy our ANGLO- earliest-known brewers to States.”
his minimalist landscapes. The show opens
export to India was the Bow New Amber ca
PHILE’S GUIDE TO NORTH- Sunday with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. and
Brewery. This beer became Some of the m
continues through June 19 with gallery hours
EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday through popular among East India in England are
which includes everything Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and 1 until 5 Company Traders. and tandoori c
p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Call 674-6250 for And, when it comes to food, are marinated
from where to quaff En- details. there seems to be a strong samosas and
glish ales and score the melding of Indian and English tizers.
••• culture. Indian restaurants in England often
tastiest local curry to PUT ’EM AWAY LIKE A TRUE PUBBIE: are referred to as curry houses.
Beer might have been banned at the royal SACK SOME W
where to gather gar- “There was a transferring of community
wedding reception – It’s not proper to drink because England ruled over India for a
ments and groceries. it in front of the Queen, didn’t you know? – See ENGLISH,


Our model Marcie Gubino wears a get-up from the

local hub of London fashion: Boden, in Pittston.
The light gray blazer has rolled-up sleeves that

match the shirt underneath. The sky-blue handbag

is functional and adds a funkier edge to the outfit.

a, owner of New Amber Indian
Moosic, displays some au-
n dishes. Fancy sounding like a Brit while you act like one? Impress your chums as you translate
our English to their English:
Chin wag: There will be plenty of this happening after the royal wedding, particularly
f time, and people would travel among those who have been following the ceremony closely. A “chin wag” is simply a
h,” Aman Sharma, owner of chat or a talk.
INDIAN RESTAURANT IN Cracker/crackers/cracking: In order: excellent (the wedding was a “cracker”); crazy (he’s
. “It seems Indian food is to crackers for marrying her, not Will, of course); wonderful (Kate’s gown was cracking.)
Spanish food is to the United Bob’s your uncle: “And there you have it.” Marks the finality of a statement, usually after a
set of directions. Want to turn that lamp on? Plug it in, press the switch, and Bob’s your
arries authentic Indian cuisine. uncle. If you really want to confuse someone, tell them “Robert’s your mother’s brother”
more popular dishes you’ll find instead. Or try this: “They walked down the aisle, said ‘I do,’ and Bob’s your uncle, and
e curry, chicken tikka kebabs now Kate’s Will’s wife.’ ”
Cheeky: Nervy. A few cheeky Brits no doubt tried to crash the royal wedding today.
chicken. Both chicken dishes
Shirty: Ill-tempered or unpleasant. Some would say Charles is a bit shirty, but not William.
d in mild spices. Vegetable
Codswallop: A load of crap, in short. Codswallop is a pile of nonsense, a poor excuse
naan bread are popular appe- and fun to say. You say you got an invitation to this wedding? Codswallop!
Give us a bell: Sounds much classier than, “Hey, call me sometime.” We hope
••• readers will give us a bell if they were in England to witness these festivities.
WORLDLY GROCERIES: Your Bugger: This incredibly versatile word can be used in place of curses (“Oh,
bugger!” or “Bugger off!”), to admit defeat (“We’re buggered.”) or to
Page 22 label someone in jest (“You really DID get an invitation to the royal
wedding, you lucky bugger.”)
Fancy: Replaces “desire” or “want” as a verb. Fancy a cup of tea
with your biscuit? A biscuit, by the way, is just a cookie.
Even royals fancy biscuits.
Knackered: Did you get up at 4 a.m. to
watch the nuptials? You MUST
be knackered by now.

Achieve the royal wedding you’ve always dreamed of

By SARA POKORNY ternak Events. Start with the ven- Kristy Rice of tovich, of Central Park Flowers on ue, she said, citing the Scranton Momental De- Lackawanna Avenue in Olyphant.
When little girls dream of their Cultural Center as the perfect signs believes “You want whatever your budget
wedding days, many envision place for “couples looking to have this invitation can afford of the best flower. Even if
huge, elegant events filled with an elegant affair in a historic at- palette captures it’s a single flower, the quality of it
only the finest things to suit their mosphere.” what those look- will make a really high impact.”
every need. Kind of like a royal “Once you’ve picked your loca- ing for a royal Finally, find the right person to
wedding. tion, you have to narrow your vi- wedding seek: capture the essence of your ele-
All eyes will be on Kate and sion and look more closely at the hand-painted gant event.
Will’s nuptials today, and many details,” Pasternak said. swirls and a tiny “You want to be able to tell
brides-to-be are likely to take Momental Designs, on Bodle Swarovski crystal your fairy-tale story for genera-
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achieve your own royal-style tone for the big day. tographer who matches that
event. Founder Kristy Rice believes tions should choose sleek materi- but with a distinct sense of per- style, and don’t be afraid to be
“The royal wedding is going to the royal wedding is all about “re- als with hints of shimmer and tex- sonal style.” yourself in front of that camera.”
be all about details, elegance and finement and opulence with a ture,” Rice said. “Opt for classic Flowers also should be careful- “One thing we can learn from
stories,” said Danielle Pasternak, modern twist.” wording choices; use bling spar- ly considered. Prince William and Kate is that
a wedding planner from Clarks “Brides looking to infuse royal ingly. The modern royal wedding “With a wedding of this caliber, ‘stiff’ and ‘stoic’ are very last-cen-
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Wegmans) and try it on any kind TOGS: A hub of essential English Baran of THE TEA & BASKET
of sausage or beef, while any style is nestled right in our back- PLACE on Woodward Avenue in
self-respecting sweet tooth will yard. For the past three and a the Parsons section of Wilkes-
want to load up on candy and, of half years, BODEN has been Barre recommends the Queen
Continued from page 20 course, biscuits (British for coo- shipping the latest U.K. fashions Mary blend, which was named
kies). McVitie’s, the company throughout the United States after the ship; Buckingham
hands-down HQ here is WEG- making one of two Royal Wed- right from Armstrong Road in Palace tea, which Queen El-
MANS IN WILKES-BARRE ding cakes for William and Kate, Pittston. izabeth serves each year during
TOWNSHIP, specifically those is the name to look for, and Boden is a London-based compa- an official tea for dignitaries; or
fun international aisles. Pick Wegmans offers several varie- ny that was founded in 1991. The her personal favorite, Prince of
up a few items for a few bucks ties of the classic “tea-break warehouse in Pittston is the only Wales tea, which has a hint of
or go all out and get the treats” for $4.99 each. Boden location in the United black currants. Baran sells those
goods for breakfast, lunch and Useful tidbit: United Biscuits States. for $1.80 per ounce.
dinner, to feed a small army of Group, of which McVitie’s is a All we keep hearing when it If you want to experience a re-
houseguests, for about $75. part, has revealed that ap- comes to the royal wedding is “a past complete with tea sand-
Be sure to include at least proximately 1,700 McVitie’s nod to tradition, while still stay- wiches and other niceties, owner PETE G. WILCOX/THE TIMES LEADER
some of these English (or at Rich Tea Biscuits will be ing modern.” Boden is the per- Mary Holmgren and her mother, Mary Holmgren pours a cup of
least European) staples in used in the wedding-recep- fect embodiment of this. Jane Clarke, have plenty of tea for a visitor to Miss Molly’s
your basket: tion cake and in the few “Our style is fun. We like to make homemade goodies to serve Tea Room in Ashley.
• HP Sauce, $3.99: “The hundred cake slices to be people smile,” Wayne Dottor, vice with the tea of your choice
original brown sauce,” ubiq- served at the reception president of operations, said. at MISS MOLLY’S TEA Finger sandwiches
uitous in England, is a close- buffet. Just more than 37 “Everything is very bright.” ROOM on North Main and desserts, these
ly guarded secret recipe, so pounds of chocolate will be The Boden look is ever-changing, Street in Ashley. from Miss Molly’s
who can resist it? used. as Brits like to be on top of the You’ll find such Tea Room in Ashley,
• Pennsylvania’s own H.J. • Speaking of chocolate, style game. delicacies as
Heinz Co. not only makes toss a jar of nutella hazel- “Each season is a new style,” cucumber are essential in-
products right in England nut spread ($3.19) into your Dottor said. “What you see sandwiches, gredients in any
but has the popularity cart. Sure, it’s Italian, but it’s here, you’ll never see again. carrot-cake proper tea.
contest locked up there all the rage in England and The style is constantly chang- sandwiches (cin-
when it comes to canned fantastic on crepes if ing.” namon cream with elaborate hats, which
beans, soups and even The sauce all of you’re doing breakfast Boden actually offers no cheese on raisin bread you can wear while you pe-
kiddie foods. Wegmans England loves. while wedding-watching. retail locations, and with shaved carrots), ruse the mind-boggling tea me-
offers the classic, retro- • And finally, no English shoppers are able to orange-coconut scones nu. Sip while you feast on crust-
style can of baked beans order that includes buy the goods only via and much more. The tea less sandwiches, desserts, scones
in tomato sauce for chocolate should be catalog or through sandwiches are on crust- and more.
$1.89. We also found missing a few candy But less bread, of course. For an English-style tea sur-
Heinz potato and leek bars. Wegmans has an the public is sometimes “It looks more dainty rounded by Victorian splendor,
soup ($2.69) and spa- array of English versions invited to special sales. and elegant,” Clarke you can consult the schedule at
ghetti hoops ($2.79), of American favorites “We recently had one at our said. the FREDERICK STEGMAIER
sure to please young from Nestle and Mars – warehouse here,” Bethany You’ll likely find some of MANSION on South Franklin
wedding “guests.” think Kit Kat Chunky! – Tomascik, of Boden human the bread has been cut Street in Wilkes-Barre, where
• Also coming in cans at and a full line of Cad- resources, said. “We also with a cookie cutter Lisa Lewis, a.k.a. the Victoriana
Wegmans are two classics bury. For a fruity, fewer- travel with the sales. We’ve shaped like a tea pot. Tea Lady, hosts themed teas. The
we couldn’t resist: Am- calorie alternative to been to Mount Airy and is served here from 11 a.m. to next such event will be a Mother/
brosia Devon Custard NIKO J. KALLIANIOTIS chocolate, pick up a Valley Forge, among other 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Daughter tea May 7 and 8.
for $3.99 (cook it just
PHOTOS/FOR THE And on this very day, when Will
TIMES LEADER package of Rowntree’s places.” Fridays and from 11 a.m. to 2
like pudding) and Batch- Fruit Gums for $1.29. Call the Boden call center at p.m. Saturdays with soup and Kate with all their worldly
elors Mushy Peas for This famed goods each other endow, you can
Sometimes sold as 1-866-206-9508 for informa- or salad as well as sand-
$1.99. Mushy peas? Yes, hazelnut “wine gums” in England, tion. wiches and pastries. celebrate with other Anglophiles
if you haven’t been to spread, though these are the perfect Fans of British royals at the Osterhout Library from 11
••• a.m. to noon. Refreshments,
England to experience Italian, is eaten English version of movie ENJOY A LOVELY
know the ladies of the
this tasty (if icky-looking) all over En- candy. So if you happen
House of Windsor are quite right, will be tea and
SPOT OF TEA: Coffee scones. “Some people here are
side dish for yourself, gland. to catch a rerun of that may satisfy the Yanks, Jackie Arnoud looks famous for their natty
trust us. actually taking the day off to
cheesy William and Kate but when Brits want a very Kate Middleton- millinery. If you visit watch the wedding,” librarian
• Now for snacks and desserts: movie this weekend, you’ll be warm drink, nothing esque in a comfort- SUGAR’S TEA ROOM Elaine Stefanko said.

Seekers of the savory can pick up happy to have these on hand. will do like a spot of able yet classy dress on Wyoming Avenue Why all this fascination?
a bottle of Colman’s Original ••• tea. If you fancy a true and cardigan. in Forty Fort, you’ll
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packed to the brim with Pop

Rox fans,” Kelly said. “We want
to hear them cheering, see
them dancing.”
The crowd is a huge part of
the Pop Rox experience. Show-
goers can expect interaction.
“We do anything and every-
thing we can to get the people
involved,” Kelly said. “We’ll
drag people up on stage.”
“If I have to get naked, I’ll get
naked,” Fernandez said. “We Kelly Franks and Darren Fer-
just really want everyone to nandez take the lead during a
have a good time.” performance at the Scranton
You also can find the band Hardware Bar, where the band
milling about when not on shot a promotional music video.
“We’re a lot of fun and easy to
get along with,” Kelly said. “We
go and hang out with everyone
in the crowd. We love it. I think
there’s nothing worse than go- NIKO J. KALLIANIOTIS/FOR THE TIMES LEADER
ing to see a band and you find Dan Franks performs with Pop Rox in Scranton.
that they’re unapproachable.”
Pretty soon you’re going to be downloaded in the four plications. We’re currently The application has a sched-
able to carry Pop Rox around in months it was out,” Kelly said. working on redesigning the ule of the band’s performances It’s a sweet serenade from
your pocket. “The company the application app and making it available for and allows Pop Rox to send out Darren Fernandez for a crowd
“We had an iPhone applica- belonged to was just sold, so not only the iPhone, but Droid notifications and share news member at the Pop Rox show at
tion that over 1,000 people users have to rebuild their ap- and Blackberry.” with fans instantly. the Scranton Hardware Bar.

C O N C E RT S and Frank DelPiano on two ma-

rimba solos. Dorothy Dickson
7:30 p.m. Free. 941-7624.

Continued from page 19 Darte Center, West South Street Wyoming Seminary Spring Con-
at South River Street, Wilkes cert, with the Chorale, the Madri-
University, Wilkes-Barre. Wednes- gal Singers, Orchestra, Handbell
Benefit Concert, for disaster relief day at 7:30 p.m. Free. 408-4420. Group, Percussion Ensemble,
in Japan. With Christian-rock String Ensemble, Flute Quartet
bands Choose This Day, Wa- and Chamber Ensemble. Great
tersEdge and Break Free. In FUTURE CONCERTS
Hall, 228 Wyoming Ave., Kingston.
conjunction with the Wilkes Masterworks: Inspiration, the May 7 at 8 p.m. Free. 270-2190.
University Block Party on the final concert of the season by the
Greenway by student residences Northeastern Pennsylvania Phil- Southside Johnny & the Asbury
Evans Hall and Roth Hall, Wilkes- harmonic. Included: Mahler’s Jukes, the New Jersey blues-rock
Barre. Saturday, 1 to 6 p.m. Free. Symphony No. 1 “Titan,” the world band that topped the charts in
408-5904. premiere of David Stock’s Percus- the 1970s. Sherman Theater, 524
sion Concerto and Ravel’s “Bol- Main St., Stroudsburg. May 7 at
Praise the Roof, a Battle of the ero.” May 6, 8 p.m. at the F.M. 8 p.m. $38, $34, $28. 420-2808.
Church Bands to benefit the King’s College choral group Cantores Christi Regis will perform
spiritual and gospel music today and tomorrow at the J. Carroll Kirby Center, Public Square,
Monroe County Habitat for Stephen Lynch, music-driven,
Wilkes-Barre; and May 7, 8 p.m. at
Humanity. Sherman Theater, 524 McCormick Campus Ministry Center in Wilkes-Barre. standup comedy by the star of
the Scranton Cultural Center, 420
Main St., Stroudsburg. Saturday Broadway’s “The Wedding Singer.”
N. Washington St., Scranton.
at 6 p.m. $10. 420-2808. musician (Desert Rose Band). Ensemble Evening, student per- F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square,
Pre-concert talk at 7 p.m. $56,
Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. formances by the jazz, wind and Wilkes-Barre. May 7 at 8 p.m. $35,
$51, $41. 341-1568.
Childhood’s End, a Pink Floyd Broadway, Jim Thorpe. Sunday flute ensembles along with the $29.50, $24.50. 826-1100.
tribute band with high-tech at 7 p.m. $28. 325-0249. Chamber Singers. Walsh Hall, Gary Allan, the singer-songwriter Artemis Pyle Band, southern
lighting, cutting-edge sound and Misericordia University, 301 Lake performing country fused with rock and blues by the Lynyrd
note-perfect renditions of the Bill Carter and the Presbybop St., Dallas. Monday at 7:30 p.m. rock, chamber-pop and gospel. Skynyrd drummer and his band.
classic songs. Mauch Chunk Quartet, a CD-release concert for Free. 674-6719. Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road, Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14
Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, the group’s latest album “Interi- Jim Thorpe. May 6 at 8 p.m. W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. May 7
Jim Thorpe. Saturday at 8:30 or Window.” First United Presby- An Evening of Violin and Piano, $45, $40. 866-605-7325. at 8:30 p.m. $26. 325-0249.
p.m. $23. 325-0249. terian Church, 115 Exeter Ave., with John Vaida and Timothy
West Pittston. Sunday at 7 p.m. Burns. Walsh Hall, Misericordia Spring Fling and Battle of the Wyoming Seminary Civic Orches-
Jim Florentine, the VH-1 and Com- Free. Followed by a “Meet the University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Bands. Dionne Campus Green, tra, with conductor Yoon Jae Lee
edy Central standup comedian. Artists” reception. 654-8121. Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Free. University of Scranton. May 7 presenting classical favorites by
Mount Airy Casino Resort, 44 674-6719. beginning at 11 a.m. Free. 941-6233. Wagner, Grieg and Tchaikovsky.
Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. True Heart Quartet, the men’s May 8, 8 p.m. at Great Hall, 228
Saturday at 9 p.m. $15. 866-468- gospel group from Milton. Oak- Wilkes University Civic Band, In Concert with the University of Wyoming Ave., Kingston; and
7619. dale United Methodist Church, showcasing solo performances Scranton Jazz Ensemble. Houli- May 10, 8 p.m. at Covenant
485 Oakdale Drive, Hunlock by Ellen Flint (Gershwin’s “Rhap-

han-McLean Center, Jefferson Presbyterian Church, 550 Madi-

Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen, Creek. Sunday at 7 p.m. 864- sody in Blue”), Alicia Lindsey Avenue and Mulberry Street, son Ave., Scranton. Free. 270-
the country rocker (of the Flying 3791. (“Rhapsody for Flute and Band”) University of Scranton. May 7 at 2190.
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August. Cougars Den, Banks
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Peter and the Wolf, Sergei Proko-
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May 7 at 11 a.m. Free. 996-1500. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N.
Washington Ave., Scranton.
Pajama Party Storytime, with Monday at 10 a.m. $7. 346-7369.
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Center, 900 Mulberry St., Uni- The Human Body. Learn how
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through veins and how nutrients
Duck for President, Fancy Nancy are digested. Presented by the
& Other Stories. A politically Franklin Institute. Scranton
ambitious duck leads a revolu- Cultural Center, 420 N. Washing-
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MAY 10 & 11
other children’s stories. Scranton
Cultural Center, 420 N. Washing- loveable, huggable Barney and
ton Ave., Scranton. May 7 at 11 his friends in this new interactive
a.m. $7. Preceded by a Wiggles concert party with 25 fun and
and Giggles Workshop at 10 a.m. upbeat sing-along tunes. Mohe-
$4. 346-7369. gan Sun Arena, 255 Highland       
Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township.

Cinderella Ice Cream Party, photo Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.; Wednes-

day at 10:30 a.m. $25, $15. 800-

ops with Cinderella and Sleeping

Beauty along with fun activities 745-3000.


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Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs
Week: $57,497,374.76
Fiscal year to date:
By TOM ROBINSON confusion has been around minds of the ante and blind stack changes accordingly. $2,265,660,021.79
For The Times Leader since the addition of dealer structure in the current and The problem is that the Payouts
Week: $51,430,943.60
PLAINS TOWNSHIP — add-ons in December. The next level, tells about upcom- count is often off the mark by Fiscal year to date:
Tournament poker for some fact that the tournament ing breaks and displays the as much as 16.7 to 25 percent. $2,038,289,665.73
players is just an extension of scoreboard often still incor- prize pool for which players The clock usually displays the Mount Airy Casino & Resort
standard no limit hold ’em rectly lists chips in play and are competing. number of chips players re- Week: $38,975,978.79
play. average chip stack, however, It also lists total chips in ceived, not including the deal- Fiscal year to date:
Betting patterns and deci- is a problem, considering how play and as the remaining er add-on, which gives the $1,585,733,149.23
sions tend to be very similar much time has passed. number of players is adjusted vast majority of players Payouts
Week: $35,526,661.39
to what the player would do in The tournament score- – something that is done $2,000 more in chips. Fiscal year to date:
a cash-game setting. board/clock can provide a lot promptly by most of the floor For those players who try to $1,436,872,156.35
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find tournament play particu- down each blind level, re- ments – the average chip See ROBINSON, Page 31 GAMING CONTROL BOARD
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he “Concert for a Cause” era
came to a rousing, successful end
at the Woodlands Inn & Resort in
Plains Township on Wednesday night.
What originally began as “Concert For
Karen,” in memory of Karen Greenberg
Revit, and ran for four years ended as the
ninth annual “Concert For A Cause: The
Final Show.”
Wednesday night’s event raised
$12,614 for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Anti-Bullying Program, bringing the 12-
year total of “Concert For Karen/Con-
cert For A Cause” to $204,544.
Check out who was there:
1. From left: Agnes Nash, RJ Hall and
Andrea Selzak
2. Eric and Ariane Marsico
3. Ashley Gries and Mark Matthews
4. From left: Carrie Yatsko, Sheryl Mo-
ran and Jennifer Felichko
5. Jennifer and Matthew Keller
6. Melanie Short and Kristi Frye 1

2 3

4 6

8:30; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon. 1008. auction. Sponsored by the Alum- Star Building, 15 Foster St., Dal-
696-3897. ni Association at the Educational las. May 7, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 675-
Flea Market and Bake Sale, with Conference Center, Luzerne 4893.
Flea Market, to benefit Boy Scout furniture, glassware, toys, books County Community College, 1333
Troop 143 of Swoyersville. Hose and other household items (no S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. May 7, Clothing Giveaway, free clothes
Company #2, 299 Slocum St., clothing). St. John the Baptist 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 740-0735. for everyone in all sizes. No limit.
Swoyersville. Saturday, 6 a.m. to Byzantine Catholic Church, 526 St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic
4 p.m. 762-2677. Church St., Wilkes-Barre. Giant Neighborhood Yard Sale, Church Gymnasium, 522 Madi-
Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; with food and desserts. Trinity son St., Wilkes-Barre. May 7, 14
Spring Book and Plant Sale. Thursday (Bag Day), 9 a.m. to 2 Episcopal Church, 220 Mont- and 21 from noon to 4 p.m. 822-

Buys Heritage Room, Weinberg Me-

morial Library, Monroe Avenue,
p.m. 825-4338.

Spring Rummage Sale. Good

gomery Ave., West Pittston. May
7, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. $10 per space.

Spring Flea Market and Book

University of Scranton. Saturday,
9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, noon to Shepherd Polish National Ca- Sale. St. Maria Goretti Banquet
T O M AY 5 , 2 0 1 1 4 p.m. 941-4078. tholic Church, 269 E. Main St., Spring Flea Market and Rum- Hall, 42 Redwood Drive, off
Plymouth. Thursday and Friday mage Sale. St. Luke’s United Laflin Road, Laflin. May 14, 8 a.m.
Spring Rummage Sale, with lunch Flea Market. Vendors welcome at (May 6), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; May 7 Church of Christ, North Main and to 3 p.m.; May 15 (Half-Priced
and a bake sale. Dallas United $10 (under cover) and $5 (out- (Bag Day), 9 a.m. to noon. 719- Hollenback streets, Wilkes-Barre. Sale), 9 a.m. to noon. 829-4650.
Methodist Church, 4 Parsonage doors) per table. Sons of the 9100. May 7, 9 and 10, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
St., Dallas. Today, 9 a.m. to 4 Bag Day on Tuesday at $4 for 25-Cent Sale, clothing, linens and
American Legion, Mountain Post
p.m.; Saturday (Bag Day), 9 a.m. grocery bags and $10 for gar- household items all priced at 25
781, Church Road, Mountain Top. FUTURE
to noon. 696-3485 or 675-0122. cents each. Holy Trinity Lutheran
Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 474-2161 bage bags. 762-8265.
or Flea Market and Collectibles Church, 813 Wyoming Ave., King-
Flea Market, with furniture, books,
Show, with craft and food ven- Craft and Flea Market, with a ston. May 21, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
collectables, a Prom Corner and
more. Educational Building, Annual Penny Auction. St. Peter’s dors, raffles and themed-basket Welsh-cookie sale. Dallas Eastern Lunch available. 287-9067.
Trucksville United Methodist Lutheran Church, 100 Rock St.,
Church, 40 Knob Hill Road, Hughestown. Sunday at 2 p.m.
Trucksville. Tonight, 5:30 to Refreshments served. $2. 654-

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This Mother’s Day

problem first was discovered provided as accurate as pos-
in December needs to be tak- sible.

Honor or memorialize the special woman in your life by

making a donation in support of the mothers and children in
Misericordia University’s Women with Children Program.
550 Zenith Rd. All special women will be recognized in the of the mission, the Women with Children Program
Nescopeck, PA. 18635

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Mother’s Day edition of The Times Leader. provides single mothers with the opportunity to
(570) 379-3176 Misericordia University was founded in 1924 by attend classes while living at Misericordia University
the Sisters of Mercy to provide opportunity for with their children. The Women with Children
PPPst Mother’s Day is Sunday May 8th women to achieve a college degree. In support Program is funded through grants and contributions.
In honor of all of our Mothers, Daughters and Grandmothers Provided as a public service by THE TIMES LEADER.
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Makeover show
returned April 17
Q. What happened to “Extreme
Makeover: Home Edition”? At first
my family thought the “replacement”
show was just temporary but it’s
been several weeks now and what’s
up with Ty and the gang?

A. As has been noted here before,

the broadcast network television sea-
son runs more than 40 weeks, from
September into May, and most of
those networks’ shows make around
22 episodes. As a result, the broad-
casters either have to air a lot of re-
runs or fill time slots with substitute
programs. “Secret Millionaire” has
been filling the “Home Edition” time
slot since March 6 and had its sea-
son finale April 10. “Home Edition”
returned with new episodes on
April 17. Both those moves were an-
nounced before “Secret Millionaire”
even premiered on ABC.

Q. Do you know who plays

Howard’s overly open, dare I say,
loud-mouthed, yet unseen mother
on the CBS show “Big Bang

A. That’s Carol Ann Susi, an actress

who has a lot of TV credits where
she is also seen. You may recall her
— or her voice — from “The Boy-
friend,” a 1992 episode of “Seinfeld”
where she plays a woman George
Costanza dates unsuccessfully.

Do you have a question or comment

for the mailbag? Write to me at or by
regular mail to the Akron Beacon Journal, ON THE WEB
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HOROSCOPE CANCER (June 22-July 22). Sometimes

you’re wary of groups, daunted by the
prospects of fitting in, learning the
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Seek mutual-
ity in all things. Create relationships with
those who show strong interest in you
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Stress can
be healthy and motivating, or it can be
restrictive and debilitating. You’ll tune in
BY HOLIDAY MATHIS unspoken rules and understanding the and what you do. Don’t chase. Only move to the differences between good stress
charter. Let those worries go. forward when you feel the “click” of and bad stress.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). You are pre- LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). People need to togetherness. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’ll be deal-
pared for any occurrence at all — like know what you’re good at. Boast of your SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You’re ing with tough customers. Make sure the
sudden hunger, a flat tire or a fit of success. Better yet, find underhanded not in a hurry; still you see the benefit of basics are covered before you get too
extreme ennui. ways of delivering information so the cutting to the quick. Honesty is the most ambitious.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You want any praise is not coming directly from you. direct route. You’ll speak your mind and TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (April 29). Your
interaction with you to be a pleasant VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You are mental- set the stage for open communication in desire for personal security will be well
experience. Because of this, you will feel ly active, and your passionate emotions the future. satisfied over the next five weeks. With
compelled to give and do more. make it nearly impossible to stay calm, CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You’ll quiet strength and determination, you
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You’ll benefit cool and collected. provide a fun distraction from the task will bring about a desired change to your
from being available to the world today. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Take a moment at hand. What needs to be accomplished domestic scene. You’ll add to a collection

So avoid letting your calls get handled by to celebrate the discoveries and inven- will happen — business first is your motto in June. There’s a special connection
the voice mail. Personalization will mat- tions that have provided you with a — but not without a good dose of delight with Cancer and Scorpio. Your lucky
ter. Your human touch is valued by all. higher quality of life. and whimsy. numbers are: 20, 11, 21, 24 and 2.

Dating his late wife’s nurse distresses widower’s family
Dear Abby: hurt and angry? Dear Abby: After having a plants for their senior relatives.
My husband’s
darling mother DEAR ABBY — Grieving in Minnesota stroke, my mother spent the
last few years of her life in a
Most nurseries or florists will
accommodate your request.
died of cancer nursing facility. She was an — Carole in San Clemente
last summer. ADVICE Dear Grieving: While it may accomplished gardener and
During the last first holiday without Mom, he appear your father-in-law enjoyed sharing her bounty.
month of her cancelled plans to be with us jumped quickly into a relation- Instead of sending her a fresh Dear Carole: What a sweet
illness she was confined to bed, and the grandkids to spend it ship, it could be he grieved dur- flower bouquet for Mother’s idea. Your mother appears to
so we hired a nurse, “Lois,” to with “friends” — guess who? ing the time his wife was ill and Day, I’d have some potted to- have been a generous and car-
cover the night shift. This has hit my husband has concerns that his own time mato plants delivered to her ing woman.
The day after the funeral, my hard. Dad and Mom were may be limited, so he wants to nursing home. On her death
husband’s father started calling married for 50 years. We enjoy life while he can. bed last year, she reminded us To receive a collection of Abby’s most
As to missing the holidays, memorable — and most frequently
Lois. Dad swore they were “just have always had a close family, to water her tomato plants. requested — poems and essays, send a
friends,” but continued pursu- particularly at holiday time. being there with his wife of 50 I cannot think of a more fit- business-sized, self-addressed envelope,
ing her despite our disapproval. Are we wrong to feel that Dad years conspicuously missing ting tribute to her memory plus check or money order for $3.95
may have been more than he ($4.50 in Canada) to: Dear Abby’s
Two months later, they were and Lois are disrespecting than to encourage your read- “Keepers,” P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris,
dating. Last Thanksgiving, our Mom’s memory and to feel could face. ers to provide living vegetable IL 61054-0447. (Postage is included.)



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Saturday: JEANNE ZANO (Country Nite)


On the Waterfront 654-6883



304 Kennedy Blvd.

2 8

Bu ying Gold Jew elry


D ia m onds,Pla tinu m ,
Pu re S ilver,S terling,

Indu stria l & Coin S ilver

A ntiqu e Jewelry (Brok en OK)
ON MOTHER’S DAY Dr. S. Rahman, M.D. Nick Telincho
Psychiatrist Therapist
Dental Gold,Gold Filled
Eyeglasses,Etc. • Hanging Baskets
Expertise in Panic Attack Expertise in Family/

Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Bipolar, Marital/Couple/Grief/
Perfect for Mom! PTSD, ADHD Phase of Life Counseling
G O L D R E PA IR H U T Now accepting • Anger Management

824-4150 • Large Selection of new patients for • Childhood Abuse


medicaton management. • Drug/Alcohol/Smoking Cessation

322 N. PENN A VE. W -B Flowering Pots Patients of all ages welcome. • Hypnotherapy

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ • Cemetery Logs Daily 9-7 Accepting Medical Assistance, Medicare, BC/BS, Geisinger
1/8 Mile Past Hanover Mall & most insurances
• Potted Perennials
Sans Souci Pkwy, Hanover
735-2918 (Back Mountain)

474-0100 454-2545 784-5663 275-0390
• Vegetable Plants

Free Removal. Call Anytime.

Highest Price Paid In Cash!
MARKET Shadyrill Farm, Bakery & Cafe

V&G 570-574-1275 Opening May 5th

Treat Mom to Lunch in the Garden Cafe’
(Open Mother’s Day until 6pm. Reservations appreciated.)
ARMANDO Featuring premium Boar’s Head meats and cheeses on homemade
CONSTRUCTION 16 Carverton Road, Trucksville bread. Plus homemade salads, soups and desserts.

√ Roofing Shop for mom Mother’s Day Weekend Special

and greenhouse Any 10” Hanging Basket $12.00
√ Siding PIZZA • WINGS • AND MORE! Hours: Thurs.-Sun. 10 AM-5 PM 315 Loyalville Rd., Dallas

Cafe: Thurs.-Sun. 10 AM-4 PM Directions: From Rte. 415 Dallas

√ Decks
Take Rt. 118 West 5 Miles,

Mon.-Wed. 4-10PM • Thurs 4-11 • Fri 11-11 • Sat. 12:30-11 • Sun. 2-10
570.477.2202 Turn Right Onto Loyalville Rd. Go 1.5 Miles

√ Additions
Home Made
Sunday, May 1, 2011
Driving Range • Mini Golf • Bumper Boats • Mini Go Carts
Ice Cream • Arcade • Batting Cages
Birthday Parties & Group Rates Available
POTATO PANCAKES 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Buy One Get One FREE of equal or lesser value
B atter Sal


for individuals to bazaars

The Potato Shack

27 Wilson Street, Larksville Rt. 54, Hometown, PA Weather Permitting
O pen Fri .11:30-9:00
S at. & S un. 4:00-9:00 FREE ADMISSION & PARKING Family Fun
Without The Travel Rear of Victory Pig • Wyoming Ave. • Wyoming
288-1584 All Crafters Welcome! Save Gas &

Craft Show Information, call (570) 386-3724

A ffordable
√ Residential & Commercial Roofing
√ Leak Detection & Repair FRIDAY
√ Gutter Clean Out & Guards
√ Chimney & Skylight Repairs
√ HIC #PA 9937 & Insured
Call Anytime SATURDAY
SkyBox Sports Bar (822-6600)
PA License # PA 009937 @ Grotto Pizza Outside the Wyoming Valley Mall MR. ROGERS
Live Entertainment During Happy Hour, Fridays 5-7
MUDDY Tonite @ 9:30
Grand Slam Sports Bar (639-3278)
• Prompt Delivery - @ Grotto Pizza Harveys Lake WELCOMING NEW MEMBERS!
Any Amount Tonite 8:30 Special Rates For Hall Rentals Available
BOB CROCE DUO Call 674-2407
PAGE 39 730 Memorial Highway • Dallas • 675-6542


“Handmade Lovelies”
Jewelry, pottery,
handbags, original art
and unique gifts Treat Mom to a delightful Buffet for Mother’s Day featuring
her favorite menu selections like baked ham, chicken
68 Main Street francaise, roast beef, meatballs, side dishes and dessert bar.
24 Cut Box • 12 Cut Box Dallas, PA 18612

French Bread Pizza

(570) 690-6399
Open Monday through Saturday 10-5:30 ADULT
14.99 CHILDREN (Ages 3-12)
Plus tax & gratuity
3 Slices Per Pack
Seating starts at 11 A.M. • Reservations recommended but not required

Since 1941, Nardone Bros. has been
bringing nutritious, high quality
products to you and your family.

Visit our retail location to

purchase our Pizza items.
40 West Main Street, Plymouth, PA 18651 Phone 719-9999
123 Hazle Street, Wilkes-Barre
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-3pm

Fri. H.H. 5 to 7
• $1.50 Dom. Pints • $2 Dom. Bottles
Save up to 50% OFF certain accessories
• $2.50 Mixers (Well) • $3 Wine (House) OPENING DAY DEMO PADDLE
KARTUNE 9:30 to 1:30 APRIL 30 & MAY 1* 9:00 - 5:00
Sat. H.H. 8 to 10 Paddle trips on the Susquehanna River
• $1.50 Dom. Pints • $2 Dom. Bottles New and Used Kayaks and Accessories
• $2.50 Mixers (Well) • $3 Wine (House)
Over 300 Kayaks in stock
LIPSTYK 9 to 1
Wilderness Systems - Dagger - Perception
Kitchen Open ‘til 12
Mad River Canoes
654-1112 570-746-9140 INFO:

The Joan Harris Centre

Presents it’s 28th Annual Spring Ballet

Mon - Dinner Specials

6.99 Dine In Only
(From the novel by Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra)
Tues - 35¢ Wings
Saturday, April 30 (1 & 5pm) Dine In Only
Sunday, May 1 (2pm) PIZZERIA Wed - Hoagies
2nd 1/2 Price
149-151 E. Main St., Stromboli • Pasta’s • Hot & Cold Subs
HARRIS Plymouth • 779-3700 Pint Draft Beer $1.50
DANCERS Open 7 Days a Week Domestic Beer Bottles $2.oo

Musical Score by Leon Minkus

2 16” Pizzas • 2 Toppings
& 2 Lt Soda
Classical Repertoire by Marius Petipa
Directed by Elisabeth Harris and Jennifer Harris
XL 18” Pizza • 1 Topping
12 Wings & 2 Lt Soda
Tickets: $12 in advance • $15 at the door
1 16” Pizza & 12 Wings $
Sponsored by the Available at545
The Harris Conservatory for the Arts
Charles St., Luzerne, PA
Harris Conservatory CALL 287-7977 or 718-0673 for more information
Get $2.00 OFF Gramma’s Pizza

You have to try our

for the Arts Visit Signature Pizza Call-ins mention code 9774