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20 Hazleton Standard-Speaker, Mine (Continued from page 19) the Office of Surface Mining at the site near Harwood on Aug. 27 to more-or-less set the project in motion . Fly ash from PP&L's Montour plant near Washingtonville, Pa., is being used for the demonstration near Harwood. It should be noted that fly ash from Sunbury and Holtwood could not be used because of the current design of ash handling systems at these plants. Fly ash at those power plants is mixed with water in a hydroveyer and pumped to settling basins for disposal. The ash cannot be removed from the system before it is mixed into a slurry. At Montour, however, the fly ash is transported dry to tem-. porary storage silos. It is loaded dry into pneumatic tank trucks or conditioned with moisture and loaded into dump trucks. PP&L is constructing similiar installations at its Sunbury and Holtwood facilities. PP&L's Montour, Sunbury and Holtwood power plants have pulverized coal-fired units. The fly ash currently generated at these plants is slightly acidic. Therefore, PP&L plans to amend the ash with hdyrated lime for mine reclamation projects. Only a small amount of lime is required to produce an allaline mixture. Laboratory studies were conducted using moisture-conditioned fly ash from Montour to establish an approximate mix design for the Harwood project. The results indicate that a flowable fill mix with three percxent hdyrated lime hardens within 24 to 48 hours to support foot traffic. This mix design is being used in the Harwood demonstration. Mixes with smaller amounts of lime remained "plastic" after three days, and this could conceivably pose a safety concern if used at large reclamation projects where access cannot be completely restricted. It should be noted that strength continues to increase well beyond 48 hours. It is estimated that a total of approximately 500 cubic yards of flowable fill will have been used in the Harwood demonstration. The Harwood project had required preparation of the site; the delivery of equipment and materials; the setup and calibration of the batch plant, and the backfilling of a vertical opening to the existing grade. When the job is completed, the equipment will be broken down and the site will be cleaned up. Site preparation work had been conducted to minimize disturbance of existing vegitation. A small spoil bank near the vertical opening had to be leveled so it could serve as a staging area for equipment and materials. Minimal grading also was done in the vicinity of the pit to reduce the entry of surface water. The fly ash and lime are mixed in the batch plant and chuted or pumped into the vertical opening. The batch plant produces approximately 15 cubic yards of flowable fill per hour, or about 100 cubic yards in a day. During the project, the surface levation of the fill was recorded at the end of each day. A significant droe in elevation would've indicated that the fill was not bridging over holes in the bottom or sides of the opening. If this had been the case, straw bales would have been placed inside the hole and backfilling would then have commenced. The entire project near Harwood is expected to take eight days, including five days of backfilling with the flowable fly ash mixture. Order before November 23 . . . SAVE $20 Beautiful rings set with the birthstone for each member of the family. Order early for mother or grandmother for the December gift-giving season! jfewefers WILKES-BARRE STROUDSBURG HAZLETON Saturday, November 20, 1993 Weekend bowling matches listed The White Haven Merchants League will bowl tonight and Mixed Sundaes and Jaycee bowling is scheduled Sunday at St. Michael's lanes, Freeland. White Haven standings are: Hazle Beer Dist. 20 Vi -9 Vi , Steve's Mobil 19-11, Bobby D's 15-15, G&A Hardware 14-16, Weaver' Bar 13 Vi-1 6 Vi, Caster's Floral 13fe16fe, Albee's Trucking 12)4 -1714, S&J Subs 12-18. Highs were: Men's High series, John Lapchak, 608; Bernie Hem, 604; Ricky Haraschak, 577: Georee Hindson, 534; high games, Lapchak, 235, 200; Hem, 227, 191, 186; Haraschak, 209, 203; Hind-son, 194, 183. Women High series, Lisa Lapchak, 549; Barb Gross, 524; Candy Cook, 511; high games, Lapchak, 191, 190; Gross, 196; Cook, 183; Mary Lapchak, 20i; Marion Sunderman, 186. Jaycees results were: Wash Outs, 4, Head Pins, 0; Solid Eights, 4, Solid Tens, 0; Gutter Balls, 4, Baby Splits, 0. Matt Kopczynskie took high honors with a 596 series on games of 213, 198 and 185; Kathy Puree 11 was high for the ladies with a 489 series and 179 and 164 games. Other highs: Anna Zawatsky, 484, 165, 163, 156; Anita Broyan, 450,-181; Wiz Whitehead, 192; Dave Kopczynskie, 176, 173; Dan Kopczynskie, 174; Mike Malloy, 174; Mike Marencin, 171; Alice Budda, 159; Dawn Baker, 154. High series in the Mixed Sundaes were by: Mel Clymer, 551, 243, 162; Horace Jones, 542, 213, 181; Bernie Klem Sr., 529, 185, 182, 162; Bemie Klem Jr., 514, 170, 163. High games were: Matt Bolish, 191; Scott Wise, 182; Mark Gallagher, 178, 162; Doyle Wagner Jr., 173; Ron Wilkinson, 166; Sparky Elliott, 162; Lynne Wilkinson, 187, 180; Jane DiPronio, 179; Candy Cook, 161; Susan Wilkinson, 160. Boro plans tree lighting and Adent program Nov. 28 The White Haven annual Advent Program and Community Tree Lighting, presented by the Boy Scouts of White Haven, will be held Nov. 28. The program will begin at 6 p.m. in the Presbyterian Church on Berwick Street. The tree lighting ceremony will be held on Main and Berwick streets after the program. Refreshments will be served after the ceremony in the Community Building on Main Street. BASKETBALL SIGNUPS The White Haven Area Sports Association will continue basketball signups today from 11 a.a. to 1 p.m. at the White Haven Community Building. Secretary Jackie Wilkinson said boys and girls ages 7 to 12 by Sept. 12 are asked to join. DAISIES TO FESTIVAL Freeland Daisy Troop 236 will go to the Festival of Trees Monday at 6 p.m. Girls will meet at the Freeland Elementary School library five minutes earlier; they'll return at about 8. Parents can pick the girls up in the school parking lot. GIRLS PRACTICE Freeland YMCA girls biddy basketball practice this afternoon is as follows: fifth- to seventh-grade girls at 2:15 p.m.; eighth-and ninth-grade girls at 3:15 p.m. Open Mort-Sat 10-9 Sun. Noon - 5 IX W KJ T V A; S11 III Poleri designed signs The Freeland Chamber of Commerce announced its appreciation to Victor Poleri for the painstaking effort he put into the design and installation of the attractive welcoming signs at the main highway entrances to Freeland. Poleri, the chamber said, is responsible for the innovative way of presenting Freeland as Pennsylvania's highest borough by depicting the community's skyline in silhouette. This unique design made the signs particularly attractive. Chamber President Charles Reczkowski said much favorable comment has been received about the new signs and the chamber is particularly grateful for the contributions made for this project. Public acknowledgment will follow as soon as the listing is Weatherly Mary Rose Minnick, 146 Briar Lane, 427-8865 Leave Items at: Weatherly Pharmacy, Weatherly Shopping Plaza, or J&E Supermarket, Main & Hudsondale Sts. Fire co. drive lagging Citizens Fire Co. No. 1 will issue a second plea for financial support, according to Chairman Rich Knepper. More than a month ago, the fire company launched its 1993 Fund Drive. While support has been described as "good" by fire company officials, the volunteers are appealing to all non-supporters of the fire department. Officials indicate they have received contributions from about 35 percent of the households and businesses they protect. "We're lagging behind last year's fund drive pace by at least $3,000," said Knepper. "We're hoping that our second appeal reaches all those who have not taken the time to contribute. We need to hear from each and everyone. "Looking over our contributor list, I've noticed many businesses who have not contributed to our campaign. We're hoping that we can salvage this year's campaign. It will only happen if people begin to contribute," said the chairman. Borough and Packer Township residents are reminded to complete the survey information form provided by the company and mail it with their contribution in the enclosed reply envelopes. Residents are reminded that company members are not paid for their services, but they are Presbyterian Women held Nov. meeting The Presbyterian Women held their November meeting in the church social room Nov. 16. Arlene Warner led the devotions. Esther Koehler led the Bible study, the final lesson of the Book of James and the Integrity of Faith. Lois Holman was the hostess. Plans were finalized for the Cookie Walk Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Customers may purchase a covered can, walk around tables laden with home-baked cookies, and fill the can with the ones of their choice. Some crafts and used books will also be available. A committee was named to serve refreshments following the Christmas Musicale, to be held in the Presbyterian Church on Dec. 12 at 2 p.m. Members of the choirs of the United Church of Christ, the Methodist and the Presbyterian churches will present a variety of seasonal music. Everyone is welcome. December 4th, 5th, 1 1th & 12th, 1993 Trains will depart from the former Central Railroad of New Jersey passenger depot located along U.S. Route 209 (across from the Carbon County court house) in downtown Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, on Saturdays, December 4th & 11th, 1993 at 11:00 A.M., 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 & 4:00 P.M. and Sundays, December 5th & 12th, 1993 at 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 & 5:00 P.M. Santa Claus will be aboard all trains giving out candy treats to the children. 10 mile 50 minute round-trip between Jim Thorpe, PA and Nesquehoning, PA. Santa Claus Train Rides are operated by Rail Tours, Inc., and they reserve the right to alter their schedule in the event of necessity. All ticket sales are made on a first come, first served basis and are strictly limited to the seating capacity of the train. Proceeds for this event will benefit the Fairview Hose Company 2's New Equipment Fund. FARES ADULTS s6.00 CHILDREN (ages 9 io 12) - $3.00 CHILDREN (8 & under) - FREE (Maximum of three FREE child tickets per adult with ticket) Tickets can be purchased in advance by mail or over the counter through the Carbon County Tourist Agency in the Jim Thorpe train depot. Welcome To FREELAND closed and all obligations are met. The chamber also announced it is completing arrangements for the visit of Santa Claus to Freeland by sleigh on Nov. 27 on Centre Street at Videomania at 1 p.m. and Flash at 3 p.m., and he will return on Dec. 12 at the Public Park at 1 p.m. The chamber also again decided to contact state legislators in support of a bottle bill. dedicated to providing the necessary emergency services "out of pride and commitment," members say. "It takes a lot of hard work and energy, which our members provide," said Bob Houseknecht, company president. "But it's our residents' financial support that provides the revenue to meet our financial obligations." The company and residents have one common goal "protecting our friends, family and businesses from fire and related emergencies. Unfortunately, that goal is costly," Houseknecht said. Senior menu listed MONDAY: cream of mushroom soup, browned meatballs, rice, French cut green beans, fruit cocktail, white bread. TUESDAY: apple juice, roast turkeygravy, potato filling, baked sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, cole slaw, pumpkin pie, buttersplit roll. WEDNESDAY: vegetable beef soup, beef barbecueroll, halushki, corn, cream sauce, rice pudding. THURSDAY: Closed. FRIDAY: grape juice, stuffed cabbage, mashed potatoes, buttered carrots, peach halfcottage cheese, rye bread. HARVEST HOME SUNDAY Harvest Home will be celebrated at Centenary United Methodist Church on Sunday. Items will be placed on the altar before worship. Some things needed are food staples, canned goods, paper and soap products. The collection will be donated to Shepherd House to complete the Thanksgiving baskets to be distributed for the holiday. LEGION BREAKFAST SET An all-you-can-eat breakfast will be held Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Crystal Inn. SUPPORT GROUP MEETS The Loss Support Group Wednesday meeting has been canceled. The next meeting will be on Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. New members and visitors are always welcome. BIRTHDAY Jean Hittinger, R.R. 2. BOOSTERS MEET MON. The Wrecker Booster Club will meet Monday at 7 p.m. in room 102 of the Weatherly Area High School. Firefighters drive enters second phase The Freeland Fire Department is entering the second phase of this year's fund drive. Within the next week residents who did not forward their contribution will receive by mail a second contribution request. This will serve as a reminder that the drive is ongoing and that financial help is needed to make this year's drive as successful as those of past years. And this year, the need for funds is more critical. The 1993 drive is extremely important because of the expanded financial obligations the department faces. Each month loan payments are due for both the 1992 Seagrave 2000 GM pumper and the Seagrave 100 foot aerial ladder truck. Also this year the department is contributing towards the rehabilitation of the 1974 Seagrave pumper which has served the community well over the years but is in need of repairs and upgrading. New equipment to replace what was purchased when this pumper arrived new also is being bought and funds are needed for this improvement. The 1974 pumper was delivered to Interstate Truck Equipment of Hagerston, Md., by members of the department this past Friday so that work can begin on the apparatus. The drive committee noted that the financial implications of this YMCA lists The Freeland YMCA basketball gym schedule beginning Monday was announced. Mondays 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. MMI (the Preppers will play their home basketball games at the YMCA this season); 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. seventh-eighth grade boys; 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. men; 8:15 to 9:30 p.m. high school boys. Tuesdays 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. MMI; 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. fourth grade boys; 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. high school league games. Wednesday - 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. MMI; 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. sixth grade boys; 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. men; 8:15 to 10:15 p.m. women. Thursdays 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. 3 junior leagues bowl The Junior Bowling League will be in action today at St. Michael's lanes. Following is the schedule, player highs and team results: Miners, 9 a.m. Tonia Dolinsky, 91, 88; Ryan Matisak, 97; Jeffrey Schenk, 81; Leanne O'Donnell, 101; Lee Wizda, 81; Josh Dinko, 121, 86; Jason Sisock, 102; Gina Gallagher, 95; Justin Falatko, 83; Beth Falatko, 98; George Evancho, 98; Highland Club, 2, Lioness, 1; Church plans yule childrens' program On Dec. 5, the Presbyterian Church of White Haven will be transformed into a wonderland for the free Joy of Sharing Christmas program for children in the community. The program will feature at least 10 different areas for adults and children to share in the joy of Christmas. It is an encore presentation with new surprises and wonders. i The Joy of Sharing Christmas is presented by the Presbyterian Church, and it is open to the public for all children regardless of church affiliation. A reservation is needed to attend. Call Betty at 443-9792 or Tab at 443-7634, to arrange your starting time and to receive your free time ticket. The program will last approximately two hours. FJHS BOOSTER CLUB The Freeland Junior High School Booster Club will meet Monday at 7 p.m. at the Freeland YMCA (upstairs room). GIRL SCOUTS MEET Freeland Junior Girl Scout Troop 241 will meet Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Michael's recreation center. Girls are asked to being a bottle of thick craft glue. World Of Clocks! GRANDFATHER CLOCKS MANTEL CLOCKS WALL CLOCKS CUCKOO CLOCKS QUARTZ CLOCKS Sales A Service RJ. Mason Jewelers 598 Alter St 454-2040 Freeland and White Haven Correspondents: Joe Falatko, Freeland, Phone 636-3861 Leave items in Box At Videomania 532 Centre St. or 118 Fern St, Freeland Fern Pohl, 314Towanda Si, White Haven-Telephone 443-9935 Items maybe left at residence year's drive are many. Noted is that in order for the community to receive the continuing high level of fire protection, it is necessary that all citizens contribute. The committee concluded, "When you receive this second mailing, please try to be as generous as you can. Many of your fellow residents already have been." LIONS CLUB MEETS White Haven Lions Club will have a dinner meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Ugly Mug Restaurant. BIRTHDAYS Monday Harold Fritzinger, 300 Northumberland St, White Haven. Tuesday Lona Knap-penberger, R.R. 1, White Haven. Wednesday Chris Madigan, 303 Erie St., White Haven. gym times MMI; 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. CYO league games. Fridays 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. MMI; 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. - fifth grade boys; 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. high school league games. Saturdays 9 to 10 a.m. third to sixth grade girls; 10 to 11 a.m. second grade boys; 11 a.m. to noon third grade boys; noon to 2 p.m. men; 2 to 4:30 p.m. girls biddy league; 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. junior biddy ; 5:30 to 8 p.m. boys biddy (junior biddy and biddy games are canceled for this Saturday only); 8 to 9:30 p.m. high school boys. Sundays 10:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. CYO league games; 5:15 to 7:15 p.m. men; 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. men over 35. VFW, 3, Gordie's, 0; Jaycees, 3, Eckley Club, 0; Jake's Cafe, 2, Cumey's, 1. Scholars, 11 a.m. Ben Baker, 147, 138; Richard Wysocki, 158; Gregory Baran, 146; Meredith Mensinger, 132, 125; Bryan Dion, 141; Jonathan Sisock, 147, 132; Maegan Piccolo, 135, 128; Robert Broyan, 130; Kevin Prussock, 128; Jessica Herness, 136; Elks, 2, Vic's Trophies, 2; Steber's, 2, Food Mart, 1; Chura's, 2, Videomania, 2; Senape's, 4, McHugh-Wilczek, 0. Pros, 1:15 p.m. Billy Bacher, 178; Jeff Prussock, 153; Don Anthony, 160, 155; Melissa Katzor, 156; Jeff Haraschak, 150; Kristy Fiore, 153; John DiNoia, 175, .155; Billy Ferry, 159; Charlie Castiglione, 186; Steven Blanyar, 177; Heather Hannisick, 156; Skippy Rish, (500), 183, 179; Keri Hannisick, 167; B.J. Myers 157; Leann Yagalla, 179; team results were not reported. CYO GAMES SUNDAY St. Anthony's will play St. Ann's at 1 p.m. and the Pros will meet St. Mary's at 3 p.m. Sunday in Freeland CYO Basketball League action. St. John's defeated St. Ann's 66-38. Top scorers were: Jeremy Gresh, 27; Pat Prokop, 12; and Kevin Quinn, 11; for the Slovaks; Chris Uricheck, 24, and Derek Adams, 6; for the Crusaders. St. John's won the jayvee game 43-30. ECKLEY CLUB DARTS Eckley Club darts will be tossed Sunday at 4 p.m. Buck contest sign-ups are on and registration is under way at the club for the Big Buck Fiesta on Nov. 28. MIDGET BANQUET The Freeland Whippets midget football team championship banquet will be held this evening at St. John's Parish Center. DRIFTON AjV. MEETS The Drifton Feamots A. A. will meet Sunday at 7 p.m. Buck contest sign-ups are on until Nov. 28. Generai Remodeling, Garages, Electrical Work, Siding, Additions, Bathrooms, Kitchens, Replacement Windows DON SEARFOSS 443-7784

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