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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Jacquelyn A. Zehner and Randy G. Clemson, 257 Golf Road, Walker Township.

Candice M. Melendez and Kyle W. Miller, 226 W. Cottage Ave., Tamaqua.

Michelle L. Walker and Michael S. Prince, 530 E. Mahanoy St., Mahanoy City.

Stephanie M. Zirolo and Michael J. Schartel, 114 Market St., Tamaqua.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Q. I'm concerned that I may not be seeing as well as I used to. What should I do?

There are many signs that indicate possible vision loss. Under normal circumstances, do you have trouble recognizing faces of people you know? Is it difficult for you to read, sew, match the color of your clothes? Do lights seem dimmer than they used to?

Vision changes like these could be early warning signs of eye disease. Usually, the earlier your problem is diagnosed, the better your chances are for successful treatment and maintaining your vision.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
@$:Mr. and Mrs. Bernard J. Wargo

Bernard J. and Darlene Y. Wargo of Summit Hill recently celebrated their golden anniversary of 50 years.

They were married on Dec. 2, 1961 at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Summit Hill, by the Rev. Milton A. May.

Mrs. Wargo is the former Darlene Yvonne Brownmiller, daughter of the late Levi Charles and Darlene Fayette Brownmiller of Summit Hill.

Her husband is the son of the late John Stephen and Anna Wargo also of Summit Hill.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Students from Dance with Kim School of Performing Arts, Lehighton, have been collecting toys for Schuylkill-Carbon Marine Corps League Toys for Tots. Dancers donating toys received a free gift from the school's dancewear boutique. Some of Santa's little helpers include, front from left, Hope Maiatico, Aariana Huttie, Angeline Castagna, Lillian Brown, Jenna Kroboth and Kaitlyn Shlanta. Middle row, Jordyn Zwetolitz, Haley Haggerty, Mackenzie Sabatino, Elizabeth Anthony, Cassie Huttie, Brianna Holtzer and Brittany Semmel.

Monday, December 12, 2011
Tyler Arthur and Amy Everett

The engagement of Amy Everett of Macungie, to Tyler Arthur, also of Macungie, has been announced by the couple.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Barry Everett of Jim Thorpe, and Diane Everett of Lehighton. She is employed by Coordinated Health in Bethlehem as a registered nurse.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Benjaman Arthur and Wendy Arthur of Jim Thorpe. He received a bachelor's degree from Wilkes University in casino marketing. He is currently employed at the Sands Casino.

Monday, December 12, 2011
Paul Derlunas and Laura Tatusko

The engagement of Laura Tatusko of Nesquehoning, to Paul Derlunas of Whitehall, has been announced by her parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Virginia Tatusko of Nesquehoning. She is a 2006 graduate of Panther Valley High School and a 2010 graduate of Wilkes University. She is currently employed as a substitute teacher.

Monday, December 12, 2011
Sarah Elizabeth Graham

A daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Graham, was born to Julie and Stuart Graham of Van Wyck, S.C.; at 2:14 a.m., on Oct. 17, 2011, at Carolinas Medical Center, Pineville in Charlotte, N.C. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces; and measured 19 inches long.

The new baby was welcomed home by her big sister, Rachel Jane, 4; and her big brother, Stuart James, 2.

Maternal grandparents are John and Jane Halenar of Jim Thorpe.

Paternal grandparents are Terry and Genie Graham of Van Wyck, S.C. The paternal great-grandmother is Genie White of Charlotte, N.C.

Monday, December 12, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Jones

Christine Marie Homcha, daughter of Steve and Marge Homcha of Nesquehoning, and Kyle Jones, son of Jack and Eileen Jones of Barnesville, were united in marriage during a Mass and wedding ceremony held on May 28, 2011 at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Nesquehoning. The Rev. Anthony Drouncheck officiated at the double ring ceremony.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by her sister, Brittany Homcha of Nesquehoning as her maid of honor.

Monday, December 12, 2011

William Michael Fitz and Sindy Leah Coumes, 12 Hughes Lane, Box 323, Albrightsville.

Norman Edward Boger and Catherine Marie Narvaez, 128 W. Hazard St., Apt. 103, Summit Hill.

William Richard Kunkle and Jacquelyn Mary Walko, 3054 River St., East Side Boro, White Haven.

William Henry Doughart III, 881 N. First St., Lehighton, and Denise Ann Madonna, 4438 SR309, Schnecksville.

Friday, December 9, 2011
A sweet 'Homecoming'

It was a dream come true for Candy Repsher Knappenberger.

Last Friday, the local cake decorator and sugar artist not only got to meet her childhood heroes, she created a cake just for them.

A lifelong fan of the 1970s television show "The Waltons," the Lehighton woman was watching reruns on the Gospel Music Channel with her husband a couple weeks ago, when she saw a commercial about a showing of "The Homecoming" at a theater in Jersey City, N.J. to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Christmas movie.