The Tamaqua Area High School Class of 1973 held a 40-year reunion picnic on Saturday, Aug. 10, at West Penn Rod and Gun Club Grove, South Tamaqua. Classmates traveled from as far as Wisconsin and Florida for the event. Classmates in attendance were, first row from left: Debbie Nice Althouse, Nancy Meiser, Gladys Weaver Neff, Dorothy Light Wehr, Debbie Clemson Petrole, Susie White-Baisley, Marilyn Tonkin-Stickler, Bob Fritz, Jean Ann Towle, Gary "Moxie" McLaughlin, Morrell Devlin, Tim Martin and Russell "Rusty" Nelson. Second row: Teena Miller, Ramona Bannan, Marie Odorizzi Yuhas, Rose Marie McCarroll Warner, Rochelle "Shelley" Nelson Lazarchick, Denise Miller Dirzulaitis, Lila Miller Christ, Maria Voyack Nowack, Susan Caravello Wiker, Michelle "Missy" Griffiths, Bill Milot, Marilyn Miller Cummins and Alice Swenson Fennell. Third row: Donald Serfass, Susan Henne Kachelries, Ann Yacobowsky Kristoff, Diane Simmonds Oldt, Kathi Deutsch Charles, Marion Ritter Cipko, Jane Coll Breiner, Isabel "Tizzy" Chernesky Woodring, Dawn Faust, Joan Tracy Jones, Michael "Mickey" Cappos and Greg Heisler. Fourth row: Richard Usowski, Sheldon Croll, Nancy Snyder Knadler, Judy Lech, Linwood Koch, Larry Hafer, Ed Milot, Ron Osenbach, Ron Williams and Bill Reed. In attendance but not shown: Craig Turton, Scott Leiby, Pam Gerber Wagner, Joe DiGirolamo, Joe Breiner, Clayton Fegley, Dave Horowski, George Watsula, Debbie Sinton Eremus and Bonnie Becker Painter.