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314 locals predict a Packers victory in today’s game

The Steelers blowup has Green Bay Packers fan Joe Walsh right where he wants him at last Sunday’s photo shoot.

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Packers fans Fritz Kremitske, left, and Joe Walsh have fun with Art Bartolai’s blow-up Steeler at last Sunday’s Super Bowl photo shoot.

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Green Bay Packers fans, front row, from left: Meredith and Mallory Yozwiak. Back row: John Poli, Melanie Yozwiak, and Chuck Poli.


They might be outnumbered locally, but still 314 Greater Pittstonians predict a Green Bay Packers victory in today’s Super Bowl.

Comments range from “Everything’s better topped with cheese,” to “The Irish dig The Pack.”

Mike George 34-27 Party at Fuzzy’s

Tom Shannon 27-17 Brett Who?

Margaret Shannon 27-23 Pack is back

Rose Kaspriski 24-21 Memories of Starr & Kramer

Gene Cardoni 27-20 The Pack is back!

Steve Wilson 21-17 Pack attack steals the win.

Lou Manganiello 27-20 Dallas is Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood

Gene Pisano 31-24 Gotta stop Mendenhall

Chrissy Johnson 35-21 It should have been the Eagles!

Joe Murphy 34-24. It ain’t easy being green

Benny Pritchyk 27-24 GB fans can stop thinking about Favre

Jim Preston 31-21 Steelers D won’t handle the spread offense

Andrew Marmo 35-0 Ben gets taken out early and Rodgers has career game

Darrell Digwood 23-20 Packers leave Steelers with cheese on their face

Neil Nowakowski 24-14 Ben gets 7 citations in local bars after game

Lee Grimes-Calo 21-14 Who is Brett Favre?

Bonnie Grochal 28-14 Cheeseheads all the WAY!!!

Tony Karpinski 30-20 Packers pick apart Pouncey-less Steelers

AJ Grasso 27-21 Polamalu can’t cover everyone

Shawn McGurrin 27-9 Pig Ben turns it over 5 times

Jason Mattioli 28-7 Brett WHO???

Cindy Lynch 24-21 Ben can’t beat The Lynch Mob

Richard Maopolski 37-34 Lombardi’s spirit lives on

Mike Lucarelli 20-14 Packers D will score more than Steelers D will

Jamie Connors 24-17 Big Ben breaks down

Tammy Uhrin 28-20 Tom Brady is HOT!

Mike Skapyak 24-20 Big Ben misses third quarter for bathroom break

Joe Dente 24-20 Clay beats Troy in Hair Bowl

Mike Quinn 33-20 My wife poisons me when she reads this

Carol Pace 28-24 Packers are peaking

Billy Timek 21-17 Aaron Rogers is a regular Houdini

Debbie Skesavage 30-28 They’re a Pack, like wolves

Lee Morrell 35-17 No Pouncey, no good

Gerard Welby 20-17 O-Line woes kill Curtain

Monica Coyne 33 – 10 What’s worse than Steelers in Super Bowl?...Steelers in Super Bowl with Roethlisberger

Fredrica Coyne 32 – 21 Go Packers and give Polamalu a haircut...too "pretty" for a football player!

Joseph Coyne V 27 – 14 The Steel Curtain will buckle under the Pack!

Sugar Ray Nemetz 24-10 Packers have dynamic passing attack

Gary Goodall 27-13 Big Ben gets what he deserves

Mike Martinelli 33-31 Ben to Woodson in two-minute drill

Sheila McGarry 24-20 The Irish dig the Pack

Steve Williams 44-0 I’m serious

Fritz Kremitske 31-24 It’s our turn. Go, Green Bay

Doris Kremitske 27-24 Packers have great offense

Mark Kremitske 35-24 For my Dad & NFC. I’m a Giants fan

Bob Koons 35-27 For my wife Carol and good friend Mr K.

Carol Koons 35-21 Packers have great tradition

Marcia Tomaszewski 31-0 Smash the Steelers and send them packin’

Mark Roney 31-24 Spare the Rod, spoil the child

Frank Shannon 28-17 They take the Lombardi trophy back to where it all started

Mike Montani 27-21 Aaron Rogers wants it badly; D better than Steelers’

Brandon Baker 44-23 I hate the Steelers

Jeanette Supinski 21-7 Watch the Packers break down the Steel

James Templeton 24-17 Small town wins

Denise Levy 36-21 Send ‘em Packin’

Bonnie Breggent 30-21 Watch Jennings go deep

Ryan Bremmer 27-24 How can anyone like the Steelers?

Sabrina Cooper 32-28 Rodger that

Sarah Saporito 28-14 Just to tick Lou off

Chloe Swope 24-21 Just a guess

Haley Triplett 28-24 Everything’s better topped with cheese

Jennifer Witek 36-28 Stealers can’t be winners. What do you mean it’s not that kind of stealer?

Matt Malkemes 38-27 Rodgers will be putting his belt on while Big Ben will be trying to figure out how to get his off

Malcome Bowes 24-21 Go Eagles!

Gary Brown 24-14 Because my girlfriend likes the Steelers

Nodyia Fedrick 24-17 My mom said so

Katie Hitt 28-14 I just love the color green

Tommy Lopes 21-20 The Packers have heart

Mattie Moyer 30-14 I found it in a fortune cookie

Allison Williams 32-24 That’s a football score, isn’t it?

Scott Sypniewski 28-24 Does happy hour end at 6:30 or 7?

Dylan Atkinson 28-14 It’s okay, Ben, Ray Lewis shot someone

Allen Wehler 35-32 Rodgers and Matthews will dominate

Kevin Weiss 24-17 Packers defense will have Feats of Clay

Tommy Romanelli 17-14 He took 200 pounds of Clay and said, hey listen

Cassidy Sherman 21-14 If the Steelers win another one we’ll never hear the end

Karl Rucker 24-17 Ben gets bent

Cody Casey 24-7 Steelers fans, no seven for you

Amy Panzetta 27-21 Should chicken wings be eaten with the fingers, or should the fingers be eaten separately?

Ryan Janesko 28-17 Pitchers and catchers in two weeks

Brett Trichilo 24-17 Rodgers is a cool cat

Billy Grippo 31-21 POWER sweep returns!

Janine Shofran 35-24 For JJ

Joe Nardone 24-21 Lordy Lordy its MVP Jordy

Dom Uhrin 34-17 Raji does that awful dance again

Kevin Bott 24-14 Clay is too much for Big Ben

Dan Irvin 27-20 What if Rodgers was a 49er?

Mary Lynn Murray 28-14 The Pack is back

Cliff Kosick Sr 24-17 --Stick with NFC especially in Cowboy Stadium

Sandy Kosick 28-10 Go Green and Gold, like WA

Cliff Kosick Jr 28-24 Big Ben will be smelling the cheese

Kurt Kosick 31-24 Hide your kids and wife, Big Ben is in the stadium

Lisa Michele Pisano 27-14 For my sister-in-law and The Beef

Patches Pisano 14-7 Meow, I like the cheese

Angelo Dominick 28-21 Steelers are too old

Maryann Stuckus 33-14 I’ve liked them for eons, Sorry Robin

Joe Struckus 21-7 Because my wife is a Steelers fan

Kelley DeLeo 28-14 Come on his name is Aaron Rodgers, need I say more

Rob DeLeo 28-14 Green Bay all the way

Danny Swamp Walutes 21-17 Have to go with the green and gold

Katrina Dillon 31-24 Michelle is wrong

Jimmie Dillon III 24-21 Go Cheeseheads

Jim Dillon Jr. 35-20 Ice in Dallas?

Frank Carey Sr. 35-27 KUUUHHHNNN!

Mike Carey 27-20 Steelers are finally facing a good team in a Super Bowl

Mary Ann Carey 14-10 Whatever Mikey Says

Dolores Carey 7-4 What year is it?

Mike Capizzi 24-20 K.S. will be using his Terrible Towel to dry his tears

Bruce Bartuska 31-29 My closet fan neighbor put a cheesehead and GB helmet out after they beat Eagles

Mike Kosik 34-27 Too much Rodgers. Dad’s got it wrong

Dan Fox 40-6 ‘Cause I like cheese with my wine!

Harriet Truelove 31-27 Vince Lombardi is my hero

Bonnie Edwards 45-28 We’re ready! GO PACK GO!

Dan Lilli 23-17 Rodgers makes GB forget about Brett what’s-his-name

Jorden Sekol 24-21 Clay Matthews is a tank

Kelly Tansley 34-21 Ben choke choke

Debi Sekol 36-30 Cuz Joe P. likes the Steelers

Lisa Burns 28-21 The Steelers will have a hair-raising experience

Donna Marie Comstock 24-21 Drew Whyte told me

Al Scaz 32-24 Rodger that

Dob Scaz 28-20 Packers forever

Bernie Zielinski 18-12 For Paul Hornung and Bart Starr

Nick Strellish 24-22 Packers had it all along

Elaine Bell 28-10 This is for my twin

PJ Pisano 24-14 The cheese rules

Ron Bojarcik 27-24 Can’t stand Pittsburgh

Kayla Kowalek 28-14 Why are they called the Packers?

Clayton Lewis 32-28 I’m from North Carolina so I’m not obligated to support Pennsylvania teams

Kristen Lick 35-28 No jokes about the name please

Markie Morgan 28-14 Mark my words

Jason Henderson 7-0 I’m going the low route

Stephanie Sherman 28-17 I root for the Eagles but I’m sort of a closet Packers fan

Jeri Adkins 28-17 For my Dad. My mom is a Steelers fan.

Nick Owens 28-14 I’m from Michigan so I’m objective

DJ Rothenbecker 38-24 I know, I know, my name sounds like Big Ben’s. So what? I hate the AFC

Sean Thomas 24-21 Say I appeared silent but confident

Kate Jackson 24-17 No, I didn’t used to be one of Charlie’s Angels

Ron Reino 27-23 Packers hair beats Steelers hair

Jack Baranski 27-14 Rodgers will make believers of everyone

Tyler Yankosky 28-24 Troy gets burned all night long

Wayne Yankosky 26-20 Clay. Period

Brad Fenstermacher 35-32 Rodgers takes them down the field in the final minute

Angelina Russo 35-7 A-Rod is an angel

Bob Ryzner Sr. 30-27 Not the Cowboys but oh well

Theresa Ryzner 21-17 Rodgers is a saint, Ben’s a sinner

Rob Ryzner 28-24 God help me

Andy Ryzner 24-14 God help you is right

John Poli 31-27 Rodgers gets his belt

Anthony Trotta 27-25 Clay Matthews Hair

Paula Kashuba 21-14 Cuz my Richie says so!

Joseph DiMattia 25-22 What’s better than a Cheesy Cheese?

Charlotte McAdarra 28-17 Ben get’s trapped in Matthews web

Kevin Shotwell 31-24 Big Ben’s turkey gets stuffed

Doc Fasciana 39-10 Steelers rust in Dallas

Neil Webb 24-9 Clay has better hair

Dave Hughes 28-24 Steelers are due to lose one

Bob Lopata 24-23 It is just their year-GO EAGLES

Jim Lopata 33-27 My brother said so

Jeff Lopata 20-17 NFC all the way

Robbie Lopata 26-20 We’ll be in INDY next year watching the EAGLES win

Cassie Lopata 31-17 All in the family

Joe Mersincavage Sr. 27-22 Welcome to Mr. Rodgers Neighborhood

Mike Kresge 27-24 Clay Mathews will become a household name

Diane Bittmann 21-14 I like cheese!

Mario Cella 34-31 Damn Jets!

John Stolan 21-20 Clay and the Cheeseheads by a hair!

Mike Cummings 24-17 I can’t root against my favorite team

Alex Enciso 34-27 Aaron Rodgers is a beast

Joe Koziol 36-35 No Favre, no problem

Beth Ann Domarasky 24-21 Hate Pitt

Maria Yonki 27-17 Rodgers is hot

Bob Yonki 24-21 Packers rule Stauffer Heights

Deanna Yonki 24-17 Bring down the Steel Curtain

Chris Yonki 24-14 Favre MVP for Packers

Phil Pisano Four Yonki’s can’t be wrong

Anna Romanoski Green Bay all the way

Vinnie Butera 27-24 Overtime

Amanda Wascavich 27-10 NASA said there is life on 54 planets, but none in Pittsburgh

Chuck Kemzura 34-28 Get Ben a Terrible Towel for his tears

Amy Jadus 35-21 Should have been the Cowboys

Tom Craig 27-23 Rodgers on fire

Jay Rowan 24-17 Who cares?

Tim Cotter 24-17 The Pack’s defense will dominate

Lynn Rachkowski 20-14 A.J. Hawk is a rock

Kathy Ameika 31-27 The Pack steels one

Nick Alteri 31-24 Don’t forget Donald Driver

Annarose Salvo 24-14 Aaron is great

Jack Jones 28-20 Cheeseheads are sharp

Sonia Jones 35-17 Packer Steel the show

Carmen Ambrosino 20-16 Steelers can’t steal this one

David Zezza 27-23 Rogers Really Rocks

Barry Finn 27-24 Drew Whyte’s Packers can’t lose

Fred Kurtz 24-21 Packers Pack Powerful Punch

Dr. Bart Burne 32-28 Green/Gold local colors

Dominick Pepe 21-17 Should be close

Debbie Ostrowski 21-19 I really don’t care

Tom “Harry” Blaskiewicz 24-17 I’ve met Aaron Rodgers in person so I have to root for him

John Yakobitis Sr. 24-21 The best are Green-N-Gold

Fran Ankenbrand 28-24 GB and under

Joe Gorman 21-20 Reggie White

John Hennigan 28-21 I like Jo Jo’s beard

Dave Amico 27-23 This win’s for Steve

Michelle DePriest 17-14 Go Pac Go

Lloyd Christmas 27-20 Are those your scores?

Jack Ferrett 38-24 Green over gold

Charlie Lepore 27-24 I was born in a small town

Brennan Higgins 24-17 Let’s go BAY

Joe Gillespie 34-27 For Drew Whyte

Jiffy Ceresi 27-24 What am I, Nostrodamus?

John Poli 31-24 Nobody talks about Jennings

Tom Kraynak 24-20 I’m afraid of the Steelers

Mark DeAngelo 42-31 Let’s go surfin’

Deacon Walsh 27-20 My pool numbers

Ed Pacovsky 31-19 Go Shank

Joe Shank Sherinsky 38-17 To watch Steve Middaugh cry

Big Mike Thomas 27-26 To watch Little Steve cry

Dave Gavigan 31-0 No way Pittsburgh

Diane Poder 27-24 Because my husband picked Pitt

Cody Poder 31-24 For my hero Coach Whyte and Quarless

Eric Whyte 28-14 Do I have to tell ya why?

Bernie Stelacone 34-28 The Packers are packin

Bob Shupp 31-27 Chairge made me

Tom Granahan 20-17 Ben: What happens in Dallas, stays in Dallas

Bob Guilford 28-14 They named the trophy after Vince L.

Frank Yurek 21-14 Raider Nation hates Steelers

Robert Docchio 31-28 Favre MVP

Mary Fran Romanowski 21-7 Go Jets

Kristy Heper 27-16 I saw a shooting star

Richard Guilford 28-14 The Pack is back

Jim Jeffery 24-17 Go Six-Pack go

Martina Genanie 30-24 The Pack is back

Lee Havard 14-10 Favre texts Ryan

Rich White 26-24 Lombardi Trophy returns to rightful home

George Bath 38-33 Sevenpeat is trademarkable

Pat Norwood 27-21 Beefer would kill me otherwise

Margie Norwood 28-14 Go Beefer, Sorry Frank T.

Jim Fearick 20-16 Time for the smallest city to be the biggest

Marian Fearick 31-27 Win one for Big Len

Andrew Yakobitis 21-14 Green and yellow...Green and yellow

Jerry Yakobitis 30-24 14 yrs.since team sportin green won SB

Josette Yakobitis 33-17 Mike Yak’s Packers

John Skip McGlynn Jr. 31-24 Rodgers: A bit of Favre and a little Starr

John Jump McGlynn 21-14 Uncle Doc’s lucky boots

Kevin Booth 27-16 Cry in your towels

Katie Donahue 24-12 Listening to Pitt fans for five years is enough

Mickey McLaughlin 24-16 Green Bay will be hot in Dallas

Allison Booth 14-10 Kevin told me to

Ed Booth 30-13 Down with Rottenberger

Mike McLaughlin 28-23 Rodgers too hot to handle

Mikey McLaughlin 28-23 Still waiting for a Notre Dame championship

Jonathan Casey 21-7 Brett who?

John Petrini 27-20 A-Rod can’t be stopped

Dave Fife 27-24 Raji goes Dancing with the Stars

Lindsey Pagnotti 24-21 Cheese is delicious, goes well with Black-Eyed Peas

Matt Williams 24-21 Uncle Paul’s tears will fall like the Steelers

Alisha Marmo 45-27 I just want to see VC cry over something besides Toy Story 3

JC Mesko 20-17 Favre shows up in full uniform hoping to get in the game

Bob Laity 28-14 It’s easy being green

Karen Nelson 21-17 Say cheese everyone

Mike Stewart 20-13 Ben should stick to singing and drinking

John DeBiasi 31-24 Packers will Driver them crazy

Walt Kozak 37-25 Steelers’ luck runs out

Margaret Klush 45-24 Packers players are cuter

Joey Hughes 24-23 Mason Crosby as time runs out

Dustin Ferrett 23-13 Another peaceful six months in the book

Alan Dente 27-24 Pass the banana cake

Elaint Franks 21-14 Vince is looking down

Corey Gafford 46-28 The Pack is back

Dan Condo 31-20 Packers D shuts down Ben

Paul Boone 27-20 Laredo, Texas snowed first time in 6 years

Joe Pucylowski 28-17 Woodson will make a play

John J. Disanferdinand 34-27 Rodgers ends slug-fest with big play

Phil Falvo 24-21 Close game

Tom Coolbaugh 17-14 Defensive battle

Murph Adams 16-10 Defense rules the day

Brian Vandermark 31-24 They said the Saints were inexperienced

Ed Minci 24-17 The Packers have a running game

Amy Swartz 28-24 I’m rooting for GB, they knocked out my Eagles

Lenny Blandina 37-24 The ride’s over Jay

Billy Rowe 36-21 Sorry Cousin Linda

Lori Cook 24-21 Baby, you can Driver my car

Don Shappelle 27-17 Vegas has GB -2 to lure folks

Kevin Boylan 21-17 Ben’s nightlife catches up

Mark Warunek 38-24 No comment

Mike Butera 30-21 They beat the Eagles, their toughest game in the playoffs

Mike Romanowski 17-14 Clay all the way

Laura Mudlock 21-17 I hope they don’t cramp up

Cindy Lynch 24-21 The Pack is back, baby!

Mike Tracy 27-24 Who needs Farve

Ben Marriggi 28-20 The best offense.

Bob Durkin 59-0 the best defense.

Laura Joyce27-23Packers - Sam would be proud!

Colleen McAndrew 24-17 Packers - Andy would love it

Chuck Montagna 28-14 After the game Polamalu can get his hair cut at Montagna’s Men’s Salon

Heather Clancy 27-14 Ben is like an overgrown teenager

Charles Lopresto 32-16 Joe Pa should recruit in Wisconsin!

Ciaran Bilbow 35-12 Not Aaron Rogers Fault!

Brady Quinn Bilbow 28-16 Lemon picked Steelers!! No chance

Reilly Bilbow 23-13 Someone get me a Similac Sensitive

Patrick Bilbow 38-26 Pack on Lombardi time! Drew White for M.V.P.

Kim Bilbow 33-23 Ciaran plans great parties !!!

Joe Oprendick 13-3 Pack gets revenge for my JETS!

Bridget Brogan 21-10 Go Pack Go!!

Angel Noone 35-21 They tell me Jennings is pretty good

Jill Quinn 16-9 They got two guys from Boston U, the real Fighting Irish

Nicole Tieso 20-17 The cheese stands alone!

Betty Connors 24-17 Go Packers

Linda Victor 24-10 Go Cheeseheads!

Dave Jiunta 28-23 Steelers ripped off Dolphins this season, so Packers will win!

Helen Algar 33-0 Weird score, I know

Ed Breig 27-17 NFC grabs another one

Corey Uhrin 21-7 Chad Clifton is the MAN!

Patricia Mulrooney 34-31 It’s the Cheeseheads turn

Michele Avvisato 24-17 Pack ‘D’ is too much to handle

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