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Monday, July 15, 2013

The Lehighton High School Class of 1947 will be having a reunion at the Beacon Diner 443 in Lehighton on July 24 at 1 p.m. No reservations needed and classmates can order off the menu.

For more information, call (570) 818-4020 or (610 377-3596.

Monday, July 15, 2013
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Winners of three of 10 titles at The Performing Dance Alliance is, from left, Elizabeth Schlegel, Kira Hettler and Jaiden Muffley.

In May, at one of the biggest competitions hosted at The Performing Arts Alliance, Tricia's Dance Extreme, Lehighton, brought home three out of 10 titles. One was for modeling, and two were for talent. To receive a title, a competitor must have the four highest scores in the age division.

Named Little Miss Performing Arts was Elizabeth Schlegel. Kira Shannon Hettler was named Tiny Miss Talent. Jaiden Muffley was named Junior Miss Talent.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Mr. and Mrs. Dale Smith recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on June 27, 1953 by the Rev. Edwin Kutz in Bowmanstown.

The former Betty Getz is the daughter of the late William Getz of Hellertown and the late Madlyn Getz of Aquashicola. Her husband is the son of the late Norman and Stella Smith of Aquashicola.

The couple has one son, Dale Jr. of Bowmanstown, married to Denise; and two daughters, Peggy, married to Larry Rennig of Palmerton, and Patty, married to Keith Smith of Palmerton.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Anita Shapolsky Art Foundation, 20 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, will present Jeonghan Yun and Choonhyang Yun's Trees Make Art.

The exhibit is a delicate and sophisticated fusion of Asian and Western papermaking techniques refined to create Zen (spiritual) "paintings" of paper alone. These works call the viewer into an intimate connection with the timeless essence of the natural world.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Palmerton Hospital Adult Day Services at Blue Mountain Health System will hold its Family Caregiver Support Group from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday July 24, at the Palmerton Health Center at 217 Franklin Ave. in Palmerton.

The support group centers on caregivers tending to family members with Alzheimers, stroke, dementia, Parkinsons, or other physical or mental disabilities. The group offers education and support from other caregivers who really do understand your daily obligations.

Friday, July 12, 2013
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Five students represented MMI Preparatory School at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif., with two placing in the top 10 of their respective categories. From left, adviser Kate Lengel, Devan McCarrie, Sara Lucas, adviser Christine Lizbinski, Gabriela Lobitz, Megan Klein and Devon Sherwood.

Two recent MMI Preparatory School graduates placed in the top 10 of their respective categories during competition against thousands of other students at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif.

Megan Klein, daughter of Edward and Susan Klein, Drums, won eighth place in the nation in the category of Health Care Administration, and Devon Sherwood, daughter of John and Mary Ann Sherwood, Lehighton, won eighth place in the nation in the category of Hospitality Management.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Kristofer Raymond Darker and Jamie Lynn Henning, 632 E. Broad St., Tamaqua.

Donald Frederick Miller and Lauren Faith Roushey, 2564 S. Lehigh Gorge Drive, Weatherly.

Friday, July 12, 2013
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Evelyn Catherine Green Anthony celebrated her 102nd birthday on July 4.

Evelyn Catherine Green Anthony was born 102 years ago in Hatchery, Penn Forest Township to the late Harry and Mary Meinhart Green on the 4th of July.

She attended the one-room Meinhart School. She moved to the 57 area with her family, which included her sisters Lizzie, Violet, Arlene and Marion, and brothers Harry, Floyd and Byron and a niece, Pauline, who grew up with them as a member of the family.

She met Raymond Anthony and they were married Sept. 27, 1930 by the Rev. Whorman.

Friday, July 12, 2013

The annual Marsh Family Reunion will take place Aug. 11 at Indian Trail Park, Pavilion No. 1. The meal will begin at 12:30 p.m. The business meeting will convene at 1:30 p.m.

Family members whose last names begin with the letters A-M are asked to bring a salad. Those whose last name begins with the letters N-Z are asked to bring a dessert.

Prizes will be awarded to the youngest male and female, the oldes male and female, traveling the farthest, the most recently married cople, longest married couple and the largest family present.

Friday, July 12, 2013
Mother, daughters donate to Wigs for Kids

Sisters Kallia, 9, and McKayla, 13, along with their mother Lauren Wall, center, all of Tamaqua, donated their hair to Wigs For Kids. The cuts were made by Steph Gyuricsek, top left, at her Tamaqua salon. "The effects of hair loss go deeper than just a change in a child's outward appearance," said Lauren.