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Thursday, February 17, 2011
Hayden FaithLienhard

A daughter, Hayden Faith Lienhard, was born at 4:34 p.m. on Nov. 23, 2010 at Hazleton General Hospital to Amanda Rodgers of Coaldale and Zachary Lienhard of Nesquehoning.

She weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 18 1/2 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Robert Macdonald

Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Lienhard.

Thursday, February 17, 2011
CAROL ZICKLER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

The Panther Valley Senior Center selected its 2011 King and Queen at its Valentine's Day Party at the center. The king was Tom Zuber and the queen was Dorothy Svadlenka, who each received a box of candy. Musical accompaniment by David Westrip was enjoyed by attendees from Jim Thorpe and Panther Valley.

Thursday, February 17, 2011
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

On Valentine's Day, Burdel Kuehner was crowned King of Hearts and Catherine Dreher as Queen at the Palmerton Senior Center. The festivities, which were celebrated by about 30 people, included a pizza lunch and playing pinochle. The Palmerton Senior Center is located at 501 Delaware Ave., Palmerton. For more information on the center call (610) 826-4505.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
This Jan. 16, 2011 photo shows corn- and red pepper-stuffed flank steak pinwheels in Concord, N.H. Serve these pinwheels with a mixed green salad and some warm tortillas. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)

These corn- and red pepper-stuffed flank steak pinwheels are so colorful they look more suited to July than February. And the flavor screams backyard barbecue even though you'll never have to step outside to make them.

Flank steak is a wonderfully flavorful cut with little waste on it a 1 1/2-pound steak will easily feed four to six people. Plus, because it is a thin cut it is an excellent candidate for quick marinades that will fully penetrate.

Serve these pinwheels with a mixed green salad and some warm tortillas.

Corn- and RedPepper-Stuffed Flank Steak Pinwheels

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
This Friday, Jan. 28, 2011 photo shows Erica Kerwien as she holds a pre-made pizza crust made with sprouted wheat at her home in Sammamish, Wash. Kerwien has had good experiences with sprouted breads, bagels and frozen pizza dough. Her husband and two teenage boys eat the sprouted food, even though it looks grainier. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Is it really possible that sprouts are hip again?

Maybe that's a bit much to ask of a sprout. But they are hot. And they look – and taste – nothing like what you remember.

In the 30 or so years since they seemed to rule the sandwich and salad bar scenes, sprouts have, er. grown. They aren't just frilly green tendrils anymore. They are "sprouted" whole-wheat bread, rye crackers, baking flour, even brown rice.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Katie Moran and Stephen Boccella

The engagement of Katie Moran to Stephen Boccella, both of Macungie, has been announced by her mother.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Christine Moran, Lake Hauto, and the late Robert Moran. She is a 2001 graduate of Marian Catholic High School and a 2005 graduate of the University of Scranton, where she earned a bachelor of science in exercise science. She earned a master of science degree in exercise science and health promotion from the California University of Pennsylvania in 2010.

She is a wellness coach with Wellness Coaches USA.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Q. What are the options for treating prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer among American men. Treatment for prostate cancer works best when the disease is found early.

There are many options for treating prostate cancer:

Ÿ Observation. If the cancer is growing slowly, you may decide to wait and watch.

Ÿ Hormone therapy. This stops cancer cells from growing.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Ethan Schaeffer and Kacey Galasso

The engagement of Kacey Galasso to Ethan Schaeffer has been announced by her parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Armando and Beverley Galasso of Lehighton.

She is a 2009 graduate of Lehighton Area High School and is currently studying elementary education at LCCC, and plans to transfer to Kutztown University to continue her education.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Thomas and Stephanie Schaeffer of Lehighton, and Pamela Schaeffer of Tamaqua.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Brent Wentz and Kimberley Wittscheck

The engagement of Kimberley Wittscheck of Mooresville, N.C., to Brent Wentz, also of Mooresville, has been announced by his parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Robert and Shirley Wittscheck of Swanton, Ohio.

She has an associate degree in agribusiness management from Owens Community College in Perrysburg, Ohio. She is employed by United Rentals Inc. in Charlotte, N.C.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Gary and Roxanne Wentz of Lehighton.

He is a graduate of Palmerton Area High School and Bobby Isaac Motorsports Technology School in Hickory, N.C.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

There will be an important meeting of the Lansford High School Reunion Committee at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 23 at the Sports Zoo in Lansford.

Assistance is needed to update mailing lists. Anyone with information regarding address changes or deceased classmates is asked to attend or contact Susan Lukac or Lynn Richards at P.O. Box 359, Lansford.

The LHS Alumni Reunion will be held on Saturday, May 28 from 1-7 p.m. at Memorial Hall in Jim Thorpe.