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Friday, August 9, 2013
Stacey slot/Times news ABOVE: Denise Frey, a registered dietitian with Blue Mountain Health System, shares information about healthy eating and the MyPlate program with children at Zion's summer lunch program. BELOW: Dylan Galgoci, 9, and Anthony Outlaw, 7, try kale during Frey's presentation.

Children enjoying lunch at Zion UCC's summer lunch program on Wednesday were treated to a short lesson on healthy eating.

Registered dietitian Denise Frey from Blue Mountain Health System spent time quizzing students on healthy habits, including foods and exercise, and shared samples of kale with the children.

"What are some of the things that keep us healthy?" she asked one group, starting a conversation about good eating habits, exercise, and getting enough sleep.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Dr. Roderick Quiros, a surgical oncologist through St. Luke's University Health Network, will present "Breakthroughs over Breakfast: Discover the Newest Advances in Breast Cancer" at the Mauch Chunk Ballroom in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, Sept. 7.

The presentation will go from 9-11 a.m. Dr. Quiros will discuss advances that have been made in the detection and treatment of breast cancer and invites those interested to come hear about what is to come in the field.

Registration is required but the event is free to the public. A breakfast buffet will be served.

Friday, August 9, 2013
Tamaqua Girl Scout Leader Nancy Paisley, second from left, arranged for 34 scouts to travel to the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, founder of Girl Scouts USA in Savannah, Ga. The five-day trip included a visit to Fort Jackson, where the group, which included Paisley's daughter Rachael, and Jake Kunkel were "recruited" into the Confederate Army by Civil War reenactors.

To prepare for the future, Tamaqua Girl Scout Leader Nancy Paisley thought her girls should look to the past. So, she began plotting ways to take the Scouts to the birthplace of Girl Scouting, the home of Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of the Girl Scout movement. That meant transporting dozens of girls, between the ages of 8 and 17, to Savannah, Ga.

Friday, August 9, 2013

The Stephen S. Palmer High School Class of 1943 will have its 70th year and final reunion on Saturday, Sept. 7. Class members for whom there is U.S. mail or email addresses will receive the details within the next couple of weeks.

Organizers are in search of the following class members: Margaret (Peggy) Fleming Burgess, Lois Hine Barber, Jean Kuehner Johnston, Olga Pahula Csaszar and Marie Rey.

Anyone who has information about any of these individuals should contact George Ashman at (610) 826-2097, or

Friday, August 9, 2013

Derek John Anthony and Katelynn Marie Ring, 160 57 Drive, Palmerton.

Daniel James Ives and Frances Ann Shope, 83 Chippewa Trail, Albrightsville.

Jeffrey Thomas Bachman and Rachel Lynn Mertz, 103 Stedman Ave., Lehighton.

James Edward Huber and Courtney Stephen Clements, 432 Center St., Jim Thorpe.

Eric Joseph Yuknek and Kristyn Marie Labyack, 244 Princeton Ave., Palmerton.

Friday, August 9, 2013

The American Cancer Society will host a Look Good, Feel Better makeover workshop from 1-3 p.m., Aug. 19 at Maple Shade Meadows, 50 E. Locust St., Nesquehoning. Sessions are free and open to all female cancer patients undergoing cancer treatment.

During the sessions, cosmetologists will meet with patients to discuss ways of using makeup and accessories to minimize appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Coordinators of the Alzheimer's Family Fun Festival & Walk are reaching out to families who wish to share their memories and bring recognition to someone with Alzheimer's disease.

The organization is seeking photographs of loved ones, along with his or her name, for inclusion on the "Wall of Memories," a banner honoring those from the local area with Alzheimer's disease.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Graduates of Jim Thorpe High School Class of 1965 will meet for lunch at the Fireline Hotel in Bowmanstown at noon on Thursday, Aug. 15.

For more information, call (570) 778-6678.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Dean Allen Meiser and Linnea Judith Towers, 1138 Spring Road, Andreas.

Aaron Thomas Getz and Jennifer Marie Yurick, 1409 Willow Brook Court, Mebane, N.C.

Marcus George Rowell and Nkechinyelum Iniobong Bassey, 1873 Hemming Way, Orefield.

Roger Mathew Marfitt, 12 Beers Lane, Palmerton, and Shannon Lynn Richter, 2508 Center St., East Stroudsburg.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Arlene Strohl, 97, of Slatington, seated front left, gathered with five generations of her

family recently. She holds her great-great-grandson Kaiden Curtis Klotz of Lehighton, who is 2 months old. At right, is Kaiden's great-grandfather Gerald Strohl, 77, of Brodheadsville. Standing, from left, is grandmother Lynn Haydt of Lehighton, and Kaiden's mother, Lisa Klotz. Kaiden is the son of Lisa and Keith Klotz of Lehighton.