Wednesday, April 30, 2014

"Our Leo" says girl was combative

We all know “our Leo” wouldn't hurt a fly, RIGHT? After all this is now the third lady to make such an allegation so it couldn’t possibly have any truth to it.

According to a PFA request filed by Aleksandra O’Donohue, 25, Glodzik attacked her at his Morgan Drive home on the night of April 17, dragging her around by the hair and beating her in the head until she lost consciousness.

But Glodzik insists that O’Donohue’s account of what happened the night of April 17 is entirely false. “It made me look like some kind of maniac. That’s why I’m so glad I phoned the police,” Glodzik said.

  • Trust me here Leo, after everything we've seen you do, this isn't what made you look like “some kind of maniac”!

Glodzik indicates he called an individual officer directly — not via 911

  • Now I don’t know about you but I've attended a slew of Crime Watch Meetings, and have heard several crime prevention officers tell citizens they MUST call 911, and I've also heard the same citizens say they have called the WBPD directly only to be told they need to call 911, and then hung up on. So it strikes me as ODD that “our Leo” could just phone a buddy, and get action.

City Spokes Joke Liza (personal trainer) Prokop wrote to the Times Leader, “As far as your question on standard procedure, the police department always encourages residents to utilize 911 to report incidents — so no, it’s not a standard procedure” to call an officer directly. 

“However, even though the WBPD discourages calls directly to the department, it sometimes happens that people contact the police department to make reports for officers to respond.”

  • Wake Up Liza the WBPD NEVER respond to the non-connected citizen without going through 911

Glodzik says the woman begged him to come pick her up at a local bar and allow her to come over until a friend got out of work to give her a ride. He said it’s common for acquaintances to ask him to be a designated driver at night because of all the late nights he works towing cars.

  • OK so acquaintances know "our Leo" could be a designated driver "because of all the late nights he works towing cars", but wouldn't acquaintances also know that Leo's a tower who hasn't worked in months, since the city was forced to fire him?

Just so I’m following this correctly: 
This is my take on the evens of April 17 
(someone correct me if I've missed something)

"Our Leo" is sitting home alone, with nothing to do, and no one to tow. He gets a call from an acquaintance that needs a ride home, but instead, he is somehow sweet-talked into taking this pretty young thing back to his place. Where (according to the PFA) "He had me (cornered) on the floor in his bathroom,”, then he dragged her around by her hair until she lost consciousness, when she comes too "our Leo" is throwing her out, with the help of his buddies he called directly circumventing 911 (for records purposes I’m sure).

The woman was cited by Leo’s buddies for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness, court records show.

  • Go Figure! Would the WBPD even listen to a woman, who was admittedly drinking over the word of such an upstanding citizen like “our Leo”?

Now the woman who filed PFA against Glodzik says her name is 'being drug through the mud'

Our advice, don’t worry about the mud, stand strong, press charges, don’t allow this to happen to anyone else, please remember you are number 3, THAT WE KNOW OF, because the pressure your feeling is what this kind of slime does to ALL its victims!

Also keep in mind that all the mud slingers are currently under FBI investigation.

Wake Up Wilkes Barre


Friday, April 18, 2014


Wilkes-Barre City Taxpayer Association
125 Waller Street
Wilkes-Barre Pa 18702
April 18, 2014

The Honorable Edwin Kosik
United States District Court 
William J Nealon Courthouse 
235 N Washington Street 
Scranton, PA 18501 

Your Honor: 

     The opinions here represent the Wilkes-Barre City Taxpayers Association. Based upon the past activities of Rob Mericle, logical inferences have been made. Many citizens who have no affiliation with Robert Mericle have become dismayed by the fawning letters sent to you by Mericle's family, employees, power brokers, and other sycophants who have or want to capitalize off of Mericle's largess.
     We do not find Mericle’s hand-outs to be sincere because, as you may read below, it appears much of his money has been made in illegal and/or unsavory ways. At his worst, Mericle has profited off and failed to report the "Kids for Cash” scandal. We see no room nor reason for forgiveness in this area. If you want to know when the "peoples' support” is, one need look no further than the Citizens Voice and Times Loader comments regarding Mericle. There were over 100 posted comments. Not a single parson supported Mericle. When Mericle’s name was attached to the Wyoming Seminary, an "angry mob” couldn't take It down fast enough.
     Earning "dirty" money and giving it away is not charity. Similarly, a bank robber who makes a killing and shares the dough would not be considered a philanthropist. Yet at the same time one can understand the extreme pressure people were under to write letters. After all, who wants to "p o”  the billionaire? These letters were part of a broad campaign and we believe coerced. Plus, knowing Mericle and the way he does business, could you imagine the pay off if the letters spring him from Jail? These letters are more like "docent odds” lottery tickets. 

     We ask that you look at some different perspectives. 
I) If Mericle hadn't dishonestly made money, then the void could have been filled by honest businessmen. Right? Have they even been considered? 
2) Would not these “honest” business people be capable of giving to charity? Therefore it a canard to believe that Mericle being imprisoned would "hurt livelihoods or charities.” The money would simply be in different hands. We believe Mericle being sent to prison would be a net asset as honest business people could enter the game. 
3) It is really hard to read about how he loves his kids and he gives to the YMCA when he was part of one of the most horrific scandals dealing with children

     This area is at an inflection point. Corruption takes a toll on everyone. Once a critical mass of corruption develops… it becomes difficult to put the genie back in the bottle. The honest are sucked in even if they don't want to be. Recently Wikes-Barre was ranked dead last in a national poll on economic health. Economically, corruption creates gross a gross misappropriation of resources and scares businesses off from outside the area.
     Your decision represents a seminal moment. Is Mericle going to get another pat on the head or will he finally receive prison time which is years overdue?  I hope that you do what's just and send a message that will be a deterrent for others. 


Wilkes-Barre City Taxpayer Association

According to the Times Leader and other sources, Rob Mericle has been a part of: 
  • Mericle pleaded guilty in September 2009 to felony misprision (failure to report a crime) of a felony for concealing his knowledge of the crimes committed by former county judges 
  • Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan in "KIDS FOR CASH." 
  • Mericle's money, more than $2 million, was characterized as a °finder's fee." 
  • Since he won the contract to build the juvenile centers, the Wilkes Barre City Taxpayers Association view this as a bribe. 
  • This places Mericle as a key player in the racketeering debacle known as "KIDS FOR CASH." 
  • Mericle helped the judges conceal the money (never declared) by wiring millions to various places. Later, he failed to disclose those payments to federal investigators and, separately, to a grand jury. 
  • Mericle provided $5,000 in cash to a former Jenkins Township supervisor as a "thank-you" for helping Mericle receive lower construction permit fees for the CenterPoint Commerce & Trade Park. The supervisor pleaded guilty to a public corruption-related charge. Mericle walked. 
  • Lawyers for ex-state Sen. Ray Musto, the Pittston-area political heavyweight, say Mericle gave their man $38,000 in cash, goods and services as a reward for exerting his influence in the Senate. Musto is in deep legal and health troubles. Mericle walked. 
  • Mericle had been giving trips and wads of cash to Civiarella since age 19. Mericle had civil suits with Chriarella presiding. Chriarella did not recuse himself. Are you kidding?
Wake Up Wilkes Barre

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Parking Authority gets Subpoena / Poor Leo

Busy Newsday for Wilkes Barre City!


According to The Wilkes Barre Independiant Gazette, and WILK Newsradio’s Facebook page, the Wilkes Barre City Parking Authority received a subpoena to testify before the Federal Grand Jury, regarding the alleged shady over-billing by Former Wilkes-Barre Administrator J.J. Murphy who was hired by Fox Rothschild as a consultant at a fee of $300 per hour.

It should also be noted that One of Fox Rothschild's partners is Patrick Murphy (JJ’s brother), a former congressman.

In other news: 

Financial troubles for Poor Leo Glodzik III , owner of LAG Towing, the former city tower.

According to the Citizens Voice Newspaper a $8,380 judgment was levied against one of his companies Tuesday morning in Luzerne County Court related to a lien filed Monday by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.

The circumstances behind the lien against Duryea-based United Sanitation Network Inc. were not immediately known.

All I can say is poor, poor, and even poorer Leo!!!

Wake Up Wilkes Barre


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Stifle yourself already!

Without Tony George in attendance at the last council meeting, the other 4 Bobbleheads had an easy time patting each other on the back, while passing a new ordnance aimed at “stifling the public” said Tony George, at Tuesday night’s work session.  “People should be allowed to comment without restrictions,” George said.

WHAT, come on Tony, what if their complaining about a shady deal on the table? We can't have that now can we? But let someone criticize one of the outspoken taxpayers, or that "idiot"with the camera, and that can go uninterrupted for days.

One Bobblehead even took aim at shutting down the YouTuber who video tapes corruption central for those poor stiffs still slaving away to pay for this runaway Government, and can’t make it to a 6 PM council meeting, saying “we have to do something about these videos”.

I guess Mrs Lavelle doesn't like the fact that anyone with an internet connection can watch her Bobble her head in TOTAL agreement at the Kings every command.

Now George Brown wants the city to have their own videos as well, so I guess that one backfired. But in all seriousness there needs to be a live stream, similar to County Council, but keep in mind this is Wilkes Barre City Council, and it’s quite the lively show to say the least. After all we’ve seen folks hauled out in their chairs by the royal guard, squealing, and cussing by outraged taxpayers, and even Santa Clause dropped off a new set of balls for one Bobblehead who has yet to install them, so I don’t think Service Electric will be lining up to air this one, perhaps Showtime, or Cinemax.

Wake Up Wilkes Barre


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