Monday, October 5, 2015


Monday, August 31, 2015

Even if you can’t shop the latest fashions from the runways of New York, Milan or Paris, haute couture is as close as your fingertips.

Burnished copper, dark plums and an array of grays are the hot new colors for fall.

According to Harper’s Bazaar, here are fall’s best new nail colors:

“Leggy Legend” (copper) by Essie, $8.50

“Charli” (taupe-gray) by Zoya, $9

“Miss Independent” (deep plum) by Deborah Lippmann, $18

“Regret the Moon” (pale ballet pink) by Smith & Cult, $18 (Available in September)

“Dyno-Mite” (medium copper) by Sonia Kashuk, $5

Friday, August 28, 2015

Misericordia University, Dallas, recently recognized six students in the doctor of physical therapy program for going above and beyond their required course load.

Six third-year DPT students completed certification in Lee Silverman Voice Treatment BIG, a specialty program designed to train rehabilitation therapists in an evidence-based treatment approach for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders.

Students include Kaitlyn Wisser of Saylorsburg and Cailin McCullion of Nesquehoning.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Earns degree from Cabrini

Brandon Mazepa of Palmerton earned a bachelor of arts degree in history from Cabrini College, Radnor, during the college’s 55th commencement exercises, which were held on May 17.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Laura Cinicola of West Penn Township has graduated cum laude from Lycoming College in Williamsport. She received a bachelor of art degree in photography and commercial design. She is a 2011 graduate of Marian Catholic High School.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Shawna Slattery of Slatington received a bachelor of science in nursing from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Aug. 15.

She was among the 8,500 graduates during the university’s 29th semiannual commencement ceremony.

President and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare, Dr. Charles W. Sorenson, delivered the commencement address.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Congested highways, parking problems, air pollution, road rage, traffic fatalities — Has the time come for bringing back passenger rail service to our region?

Just to our south, the mayors in Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton think it is and they are leading the discussion to bring passenger rail service back to their respective cities and on through to New Jersey.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Janieva Mallory of Jim Thorpe was named to the 2015 spring semester dean’s list at Simmons College in Boston. Her major is philosophy.

To qualify for dean’s list status, undergraduate students must obtain a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher, based on 12 or more credit hours of work in classes using the letter grade system.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Linus Dean Crowley

CROWLEY A son, Linus Dean Crowley, was born at 12:19 a.m. on April 22, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Portland, Maine, to Richard and Jessica Crowley, of Portland.

He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 20 inches in length.

Linus was welcomed home by a sister, Morgan Crowley, who is 2 years old.

Maternal grandparents are Robin and Bob Sattler of Southwest Harbor, Maine. Paternal grandparents are Patricia and Peter Crowley of Princeton, New Jersey.

Friday, August 28, 2015
The 425 steam engine locomotive warms up in Jim Thorpe Saturday morning before the passengers arrive. KELLEY ANDRADE/TIMES NEWS

Train enthusiasts and tourists alike were impressed with the steam locomotive display during the weekend in Jim Thorpe.

A 765 nickel plated steam engine carrying more than 800 people traveled across the river, only stopping for a brief time so passengers could stretch their legs in the historic town.

Along with the 765, a 425 steam engine pulled cars on an extended trip. To keep the engine going over 18 tons of coal and 8,500 gallons of water are used to power the 425 train.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Beddiges

Marguerite “Peggy” and Paul Beddiges of Lehighton recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. They were married on Aug. 17, 1985. The wedding was officiated by the Rev. Robert Dressler at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Lansford.

Peggy is the daughter of Marie Breslin Owens of Lansford and the late Francis “Spike” Owens, formerly of Upper Mauch Chunk and Lansford.

Her husband is the son of Ann Savoye Beddiges, formerly of Hackensack, New Jersey, now of Allentown, and the late Donald August Beddiges of Jersey City, New Jersey.