Family and friends of Harold "HT" Fryer, 19, came together to organize a food and band benefit at the New England Fire Company in Tamaqua to help HT and his family overcome thousands of dollars worth of accruing medical expenses. Fryer is a 2009 Tamaqua Area High School graduate who was diagnosed with Aplastic Anemia while in boot camp with the U.S. Navy. Pictured with HT and his girlfriend are Ahsley Palsgrove, center, and Story of Another band members lead guitarist Carl Wittig, singer and guitarist Jacob Kulick, drummer and vocalist Drew Bonner and bass player Jerome Betz. Donations can be sent to Mary Ann Fryer, 83 Kepners Road, New Ringgold PA 17960, or by contacting Mary at or (570) 386-3066.