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Monday, May 23, 2011

Bradley Baker Belford and Amanda Noel Trice, 233 Stock St., Nesquehoning.

James Joseph Evans Jr. and Debra Jean Kehrli, 231 W. Railroad St., Nesquehoning.

David Alan Hawk, 29 W. Center St., Nesquehoning, and Melissa Ellen O'Connell-Cook, 220 Second St., Coaldale.

Abimael Cesar Demelo and Heather Michelle Adkins, 1001 Bee Hollow Drive, Lehighton.

Bradley Phillip Ramsey, 2825 Marquess No. 4, Paducah, Ky., and Alison Joy Wommer, 905 Leake Vae., Apt. 3, Paducah, Ky.

Christopher Michael Lewis and Dana Marie Naftzinger, 144 W. Railroad St., Nesquehoning.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Kyra K. Delodzia and William E. Dale III, of 417 E. Elm St., Tamaqua.

Kelly A. McCrudden and Matthew A. Lucas, 878 Ringtown Rd., Zion Grove.

Rebecca F. Binns and Andrew D. Netznik, 526 Arlington St., Tamaqua.

Friday, May 20, 2011

The Pennsylvania Vegetable Marketing and Research Program is looking for recipe entries from Pennsylvania residents for the "Simply Delicious, Simple Nutritious" vegetable recipe contest. The entry deadline is June 30.

A panel of four judges will review the written recipe entries and select 16 finalist recipes to be prepared at the cook-off.

Four finalist recipes will be chosen in each of the following four categories: tomatoes/peppers/eggplant, melons/cucumbers, summer squash/zucchini and winter squash/pumpkins.

Friday, May 20, 2011
Kaitlyn Elizabeth Kast

KAST A daughter, Kaitlyn Elizabeth Kast, was born at 4:14 p.m., March 22, 2011 at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center to Jackie and Tim Kast, of Mohrsville.

She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 19.25 inches.

Maternal grandparents are Jim and Roseanne Woodward of New Hope, Pa.

Paternal grandparents are John and Carol Kast of Summit Hill.

Friday, May 20, 2011
Gabriel Carter Gusick

GUSICK A son, Gabriel Carter Gusick, was born at 6:24 a.m. on April 6, 2011 at Lehigh Valley Hospital to Naomi Darrohn and Adam Gusick of Lansford.

He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 22 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Tara Darrohn of Easton and the late Larry Darrohn Jr. of Jim Thorpe.

Paternal grandmother is Theresa Gusick of Lansford.

Maternal great-grandparents are Barbara and Larry Darrohn Sr., Lansford; and the late Melinda Bennice of Palmer.

Friday, May 20, 2011
Katherine DeBias and Jarrad Farber

The engagement of Katherine DeBias, Womelsdorf, and Jarrad Farber, also of Womelsdorf, has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ron and Judi DeBias of Slatington. She is a 2005 graduate of Northern Lehigh High School, and graduated magna cum laude from Wilkes University in 2009. She has been employed at Lower Dauphin High School, Hummelstown, for two years.

Friday, May 20, 2011
Brittany Lynn Semmel

Brittany Lynn Semmel, 15-year-old daughter of Kimberly and Michael Semmel of Lehighton, recently auditioned and was accepted into the Joffrey Summer intensive.

The Joffrey School offers advanced students ages 15-21 a one- to three-week, in-depth ballet experience.

Daily technique will be offered in ballet, pointe, variations, and new choreography. Students attending this program will be considered for enrollment in the Joffrey Ballet school's yearlong program in New York City. Emphasis will also be placed upon body conditioning.

Friday, May 20, 2011
Special to the TIMES NEWS Unidentified Eckley Village volunteers enjoying modeling a few of the fashions that will be on display during the Victorian Fashion Show May 22.

A Victorian Fashion Show at Eckley Miners' Village Sunday, May 22, from 2-5 p.m. will take visitors back in time to a more elegant period.

Fashions may come and go, but some classics are never out of style. Such are the fashions of the Victorian era.

These garments and accessories of timeless elegance will be on display in a large tent in front of Eckley's historic Sharpe House for a genteel afternoon of remembering how it used to be.

Thursday, May 19, 2011
KAREN CIMMS/TIMES NEWS Jane Heckman and Cindy Mengel-Smith, owners of The Quilted Crow, Lehighton, show off some of the colorful dresses made by customers to be donated to Little Dresses for Africa.

Young girls halfway around the world will be getting a treat from stitchers in Carbon County.

Thanks to the owners of The Quilted Crow, a Lehighton quilt shop, simple but brightly-patterned dresses will soon be on their way to Central Africa.

"I was watching 'Sewing with Nancy' on PBS said Cindy Mengel-Smith, one of the shop's owners, "and she had on a special guest who started the program."

Thursday, May 19, 2011
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Micah Gursky, left, director of development, St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital, and Tamaqua artist Ben Shafer unveil Shafer's watercolor creation 'Minerva Medica,' which Shafer has donated to the hospital for the 2011 Black Diamond Garden Party in June.

After weeks of inspiration with brush in hand, Ben Shafer of Tamaqua has completed a work of art featuring strong symbolism, local flavor, a nod to the classic lines of the Art Nouveau movement, and a salute to a local hospital.