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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Representatives from Northeast Pharmacy will present a free seminar on Medicare Part D at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at Heritage Hill Senior Community, 800 Sixth St., Weatherly.

They will explain Medicare Part D and how to navigate the Medicare website. They will also talk about the state's Pace-Pace Net Program.

A pharmacist will be available to answer questions about interactions with prescription drugs and over-the-counter medication.

Those interested in attending should RSVP to Lisa Marie or Janice at (570) 427-4500 by Nov. 14.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Margaret A. Marino and Frank Yusella, 401 Gay St., Tamaqua.

Megan E. Carl and Russell G. Kichline, 33 S. Harrison St., McAdoo.

Brandi A. Skymba and Jason W. Steigerwalt, 162 E. Phillips St., Coaldale.

Kristen M. Seddon and Eric D. Brassington, N. Main St., Mahanoy City.

Allicia A. Oswald and Arlin P. Greene, 98 Water Wheel Road, New Ringgold.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Blue Mountain Health System Women's Cancer Support Group will host a presentation of post operative supplies featuring mastectomy and colostomy items when it meets at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the community room at the Gnaden Huetten Campus, 211 N. 12th St., Lehighton.

Representatives from Keystone Medical Supply, Jim Thorpe, customer service officer Chris Evans and certified bra fitter Ceil Sebelin, will have articles from Amoena, Natural Wear, Classique and more.

Monday, November 7, 2011
Maestro Randall D. Perry

The Bach and Handel Chorale will perform a program of seasonal music beginning at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 21 Race St., Jim Thorpe, at 3 p.m. on Dec. 3.

The chorale will file into St. Mark's to a rendering of "Adeste Fidelis," arranged by Maestro Randall D. Perry, artistic director and conductor of the chorale.

An antiphonal choir, consisting of chorale members Angela Mosley, soprano; Samantha Yachera, alto; Edward Sayre, tenor; and Daniel Evans, bass; will echo from the rear of the church as the chorale sings "While Shepherds Watched," a traditional Christmas carol.

Monday, November 7, 2011

This holiday season, experience maximal pleasure from all the wonderful food.

By eating mindfully you'll eat less and enjoy these special holiday meals even more.

The key to mindful eating is to notice the details. Pretend you're writing an article about your Thanksgiving or other holiday meal for a gourmet magazine.

Here are 12 steps to leave you satisfied with Thanksgiving dinner ... minus the stuffed part!

Ÿ Focus on the people you're sharing your meal with. Engage in interesting conversations. Ask questions and really listen to your companions.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Daniel William Huber and Denise Marie Zastko, 417 N. Third St., Lehighton.

Mathew Allen Kratzer and Jessica Mae Schussler, 742 SR534, Albrightsville.

Joseph James Hohneck and Sherry Jo Heil, 5302 Thompson St., Germansville.

Troy Allen Bryfogle and Melissa Sue Fredericks, 537 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton.

Monday, November 7, 2011

The Lehighton Area Class of 1986 will be holding it's 25-year class reunion at the Lehighton American Legion on Saturday, Nov. 12.

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Any classmate who did not receive an invitation and would like to attend can contact Melissa Miller at (570) 386-1119 or email

Monday, November 7, 2011
Mr. Kenneth R. and Dr. Lauren E. Houser

Dr. Lauren E. Romano, daughter of Christopher and Donna Romano of Pottsville, and Kenneth R. Houser, son of Kenneth and Sheree Houser of Ringtown, were united in marriage on Sept. 3, 2011 in Lancaster, Pa. The Rev. Darcy Reis officiated the double ring ceremony. Michael Mekailek was the vocalist.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose Jennifer Buehler of Pottsville as her maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Dr. Erica Richardson, Annapolis, Md.; Nicole Ling, Carlisle, Pa.; Dr. Jillian Kline, Camp Hill, Pa.; and Heather Pavelko, Pottsville.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Mahanoy Area High School Class of 1971 will celebrate its 40-year reunion on Nov. 26 at the West End Fire and Rescue, Mahanoy City.

Festivities will begin at 6 p.m. and will include a catered meal, refreshments, music and entertainment.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact Kathy Drake at (570) 773-6243 or Mike Kitsock at (570) 617-2376.

Friday, November 4, 2011

What does a shed, solar panels, computer animated design, auto collision repair, and 39 middle school students have in common?

The answer is simple: the Carbon County STEM Career Academy.

Over the last five weeks, students from Palmerton, Panther Valley, Jim Thorpe, Weatherly and Lehighton traveled to Carbon Career & Technical Institute in Jim Thorpe, where they received a glimpse into a few high priority careers of the future.