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Friday, October 7, 2011

In the photo of the Packerton School Reunion, which ran on Wednesday's Lifestyle page, the name of one of the attendees was incorrectly submitted.

The correct name is Marlene Moyer Lefebvre.

Friday, October 7, 2011
AL ZAGOFSKY/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Mari Gruber inspects the work of a fine-art crafter at the opening week of the Jim Thorpe Fall Foliage Festival. Gruber, in her third year as vendor coordinator has guided its evolution toward greater support for her great love-American art crafters.

Jim Thorpe's Fall Foliage Festival has been evolving, and over the past three years, its current vendor coordinator, Mari Gruber, has guided its evolution toward greater support for her great love American art crafters.

Because of the interest by the Reading & Northern to bring Fall Foliage excursions to Jim Thorpe, the town's 2011 Fall Foliage Festival has been expanded to four weekends. The first three weekends will be focused on crafts, music and food, and the last weekend will focus on the community arts, shops and nonprofits.

Friday, October 7, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. James W. Beers

Mr. and Mrs. James W. Beers of Schnecksville are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today.

They were married Oct. 7, 1961 at St. Peter's Church, Mantzville, by the Rev. Arthur Klinetop.

Mrs. Beers is the former Carol L. Frey, daughter of Helen and Ralph Frey, Lehighton. Her husband is the son of the late Stanford and Eurena Beers, Palmerton.

They have three children: Sherry Penrod, Orefield; Sheila Nagle, New Tripoli; and Jeff Beers, Fogelsville; and six grandchildren: Brianna and Brooke Penrod, Brad and Trisha Nagle, and Camryn and Nicholas Beers.

Thursday, October 6, 2011
Reagan Margaret LeClair

A daughter, Reagan Margaret LeClair, was born to Christine and Gregory LeClair of Harrogate, England, at 4:29 p.m., on Aug. 31, 2011, at Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital in Lehighton. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 7.5 ounces, and measured 20 inches long.

She was welcomed home by a big brother, Jack, 20 months.

Maternal grandparents are Art and Mary Williams of Lansford.

Paternal grandparents are Michael and Jane LeClair of Rochester, N.Y.

Thursday, October 6, 2011
Andrew Wallace Miller

A son, Andrew Wallace Miller, was born to Rebecca and Philip Miller of Nesquehoning, at 1:16 p.m., on June 28, 2011, in Sacred Heart Hospital, Allentown. He weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces, and measured 19 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Ricky and Vicki Brown of Lehighton.

Paternal grandparents are David and Dee Miller of Palmerton.

Thursday, October 6, 2011
Victor Izzo/Special to the Times News

Jim Thorpe Area High School will crown its Homecoming King and Queen during this weekend's football game, as the Olympians face off against Minersville. Members of the Jim Thorpe Homecoming Court are, seated, from left, Aindrea Williams, Erin Buci, Kayla Susko, Angela Strohl, Cristyna Batts and Kristin Lawrence. Standing, James Boyle, Benjamin Moore, Joshua Guth, Michael Trainer, Dane Ciavarella, and PJ Johnson.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

The Lehighton Area High School Class of 1996 will host its 15-year class reunion at the Fraternal Order of Orioles and Community Center on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 2 to 11 p.m.

Correspondance can be sent to

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Donald Brian Trinkley and Kaitlin Grace Stahler, 130 Mauch Chunk St., Lehighton.

Shane Michael Reed and Nina Lee Nguyen, 286-70 Lower Nis Hollow Drive, Lehighton.

David Kim Heilman and Nicole Marie Atherholt, 223 N. Seventh St., Lehighton.

Craig Michael Peters and Brieann Lee Day, 234 Avenue A., Palmerton.

John Michael Culberi II and Rebekah Ann Withers, 18308 Hames St., S.E., Yelm, Wash.

Travis J. Lindenmoyer and Danielle Jessica Sumrell, 321 S. Third St., Lehighton.

Edward Vincent Jacobs and Denise Marie White, 70 E. Railroad St., Nesquehoning.

Thursday, October 6, 2011
 Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club hosted the fifth annual Pink Light Walk in Lehighton on Tuesday night. Approximately 300 people walked for breast cancer awareness.

Breast cancer survivors and their supporters walked in Lehighton on Tuesday night to promote breast cancer awareness during the fifth annual Pink Light Walk. The event was hosted by the Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Tamaqua Area High School will crown its 2011 Homecoming King and Queen during halftime festivities at Friday's football game against North Schuylkill. Homecoming Queen candidates include, front, from left, Jacqueline McMullen, Danielle Fox, Kayla Hope, Chey Bates and Amber Carroll. Homecoming King candidates are, from left, Tyler Groner, Lance Williams, Roger Taras and Pete Conforti. Not pictured is Jarred Muffley.