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Monday, October 17, 2011

Lehighton Area High School crowned its homecoming royalty this past weekend. Homecoming Queen was Catherine "Cat" Varley, who was crowned during Friday night's game against Stroudsburg. Arthur Terembula was crowned King at the homecoming dance on Saturday.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Palmerton High School Class of 1953 gathered recently for a two-day reunion. Class members met at the Hampton Inn on Sept. 9 and at the Bowmanstown Fire Company on Sept. 10. Those in attendance included, seated from left, Monaca Pagotto Klotz, Joan Hagenbuch Christman, Carole Eckhart Lusch, Bruce Bachman and Lois Hartranft Mertz.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Danielle Tristani was crowned Homecoming Queen for Marian Catholic High School during halftime of the school's football game with Minersville, Saturday. Homecoming King is Anthony Pilla, who played in the game.

Friday, October 14, 2011
Melody P. Russell and Albert J. Patrick Jr.

Melody P. Russell and Albert J. Patrick Jr., both of New Ringgold, have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. Clyde Miller of Jackson, Tenn.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Patrick Sr. of Andreas.

The couple plan to marry on Oct. 29.

Friday, October 14, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Kostek on their wedding day.

Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Kostek of Lansford celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 13. The couple was married in the former St. Michael's Catholic Church, Lansford, by the Rev. Paul J. Lesitsky. They honeymooned in New York City.

Mrs. Kostek is the former Margaret Kozak of Lansford, daughter of the late John and Anna Kozak. She retired from the garment industry, and was last employed by the former Kiddie Kloes of Lansford.

Friday, October 14, 2011
Chase Daniel Deeble andDylan Joseph Deeble

Twin sons were born on July 7, 2011 at Lejeune Hospital, Camp Lejeune, N.C. to Alyssa (Harashak) and Phillip Deeble of Jacksonville, N.C.

Chase Daniel Deeble was born at 11:54 a.m. He weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 18 inches long.

Dylan Joseph Deeble was born at 12:05 p.m. He weighed 5 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 18 inches long.

The new babies were welcomed home by their older siblings Sydney Ann, who is 4, and Logan Adam, who is 3.

Maternal grandparents are Danny and Mary Ann Deeble of Tamaqua.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Reflect and Renew, a Circle of Friends, a Christ-centered support group will meet at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17, at the Hampton Inn, Franklin Township.

The group is open to all adults and deals with problems ranging from to grief to loneliness and more.

Refreshments served. For additional information, call Ann-Marie at (610) 379-1016.

Friday, October 14, 2011
Photo courtesy of White Rose Productions Cast members from White Rose Productions will present the murder mystery dinner show "Redneck Birthday Party" on Saturday evening at SS. Peter and Paul Parish School Hall in Lehighton. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

White Rose Productions a Cheryl Lynn Entertainment Company is presenting "Redneck Birthday Party" on Saturday, Oct. 15 at SS. Peter and Paul Parish School Hall in Lehighton. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Billed as "the Valley's premier dinner theater experience," this murder mystery dinner show is a fundraiser for SS. Peter and Paul Parish C.Y.O. (Catholic Youth Organization) Program.

Friday, October 14, 2011
Jason Hunter and Renee Wilkinson

Richard and Shirlann Wilkinson of Lehighton announce the engagement of their daughter, Renee Wilkinson, to Jason Hunter of Lehighton.

The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Lehighton Area High School and a 2010 graduate of Cedar Crest College.

She is employed by Akrion Systems in Allentown.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Robert and Raylene Hunter of Lehighton. He is a 2004 graduate of Lehighton Area High School and a 2009 graduate of Bloomsburg University.

He is employed by FIS Global in Malvern.

An August 2012 wedding is being planned.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

The time for an Oct. 17 Look Good, Feel Better makeover workshop, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, was incorrectly listed in Tuesday's edition. The workshop will be held from 1 to 3 p.m., in the beauty shop at the Carbon Career and Technical Institute, 130 W. 13th St., Jim Thorpe.

Seating is limited and registration is required by calling 1-800-227-2345.

For information concerning cancer, call the ACS, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit the website at