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Oprendick lied to me, gets appointed to WVSA Board

Joe Oprendik
Oprendick lied to me, gets appointed to WVSA Board
   Joe Oprendik must really know his shit.
   As you know, he got booted from Pittston City’s representative to the Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority (WVSA). And, just this past week, he got appointed   Bas Swoyersville’s rep to the authoricy.
   The problem I have with this is he was quite disingenuous when I asked him straight up if he was being considered and looking to be Swoyersville’s rep while we were shooting the bull at the Mount Carmel Smoker a few weeks back.
   “Absolutely not!” Opredick responded rather emphatically.
   Now, no one is going to tell me this wasn’t in the works for some time. And, above and beyond Oprenkick telling be he wasn’t interested, his emphatic response and body language was quite convincing. Read More ...
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Aritz and Campenni kiss and make up

Campenni & Aritz
Aritz and Campenni kiss and make up
   So it looks like the world as we know it has turned upside down on the west side.
   And, the old saying “politics makes strange bedfellows “ couldn’t be any truer thanwhat’s happening in Wyoming Area
   As we have written in the past former board member Toni Valenti and Nick DeAngelo will be running together as Independents in the fall. Former director Sammy Aritz will be running in the fall as well.
   Further, a few weeks ago we penned the “airport gang” would most likely support Aritz. There were some rumblings they’d be picking up Valenti and DeAngelo as well. With that, we speculated you might see a ticket with all three along with Carmen Bolin. Read More ...
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Spring Blogfest set for May 1st
Spring Blogfest set for May 1st

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Bloggers will be hosting the 10th semi-annual Blogfest, Friday May 1st at The Red Mill, 340 S. Main St., Pittston, PA starting at 6:30PM. This is an informal gathering of bloggers, candidates for office, elected officials and anyone interested in politics or blogging. There is no charge for admission. For more information please visit the following websites:

  • nepablogs.org/
  • www.pittstonpolitics.com/
  • lulacpoliticaletter.blogspot.com/
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