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Friday, May 24, 2013

Jane M. Perry, 1802 Elk Ave., Pottsville, and Michael D. Salerno Sr., 1490 Mahoning Drive East, Lehighton.

Marta L. McGeehan and Howard B. McLaughlin Jr., 6 Laurel St., Nesquehoning.

Kim M. Antolick and Donald J. Wachhaus, 252 Country Club Drive, Hazleton.

Jessica L. Hall and Justin R. Moyer, 124 Washington St., Tamaqua.

Laura J. McKinley and Quincey E. Foose, 21 Messerschmidt St., Barnesville.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Todd Michael Kuhns and Loraine Marie Bailie, 162 Sassafras Road, Lehighton.

Howard Joseph Morana and Marie Elaine Dziczek, 128 Stock St., Nesquehoning.

Matthew Francis Dennis and Kari Lynn Krohmer, 166 Coal St., Nesquehoning.

William Eric Eckert and Christine Marian Moran, 514 North St., Jim Thorpe.

Michael John Screenock, Box 251, Kelayres, and Lindsey Diane Hinkle, 67 E. Birch St., Weatherly.

Friday, May 24, 2013
Kaden Jerome Witner

WITNER A son, Kaden Jerome Witner, was born at 10:25 a.m. Feb. 22, 2013 at St. Luke's Allentown, to Rachel and Jeremy Witner of Weatherly. He weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 23 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Michele and Robert Selert, Weatherly. Paternal grandparents are Janet and Brian Witner, also of Weatherly.

Maternal great-grandparents are Helen J. Michalik and the late Edward B. Michalik of Summit Hill, and Arnie and Millie Selert of Weatherly.

Friday, May 24, 2013
Kristyn Labyack and Eric Yuknek

The engagement of Kristyn Labyack to Eric Yuknek has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Keith and Lori Strohl of Palmerton and John Labyack, also of Palmerton. She received a bachelor of science degree in psychology in 2011 and a master's in science in social work in 2013. She has been a graduate assistant at Kutztown University in the Alcohol and Other Drugs Department throughout the duration of her master's program. She is also employed by CLIU in the Behavioral Health Department.

Friday, May 24, 2013
@$:Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Weaver

Sterling and Barbara Frable Weaver celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 12 in Boone, N.C.

Sterling was born in Lehighton, and Barbara was born in Big Creek.

Mary Jean Weaver Hobart, and Chris Matthew Weaver of North Carolina are their two children. They have a son-in-law, Clarence Hobart.

They have two grandchildren, Luke Hobart and Caroline Hobart of North Carolina.

Sterling and Barbara have resided in Salisbury, N.C. for 30 years. Their son, Chris, also graduated from Appalachian State University the same day of their anniversary.

Friday, May 24, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hollenbach of Tamaqua

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hollenbach of Tamaqua will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 18. They were married in St. Jerome's Catholic Church, Tamaqua, by the late Rev. Leo Heineman, then assistant pastor.

Mrs. Hollenbach is the former Donna Welker, daughter of the late Wilmer and Kathryn Welker of Tamaqua.

She is retired, last employed by Professional School Photography, Tuscarora.

Mr. Hollenbach is the son of the late William Hollenbach and Ruth McHugh.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Megan M. Hanlon, 840 Barnesville Drive, Barnesville, and Timothy F. Demko, 829 E. Center St., Mahanoy City.

Janell K. Karl, 613 S. Hancock St., McAdoo, and Jason Soika, 105 Haddock Road, McAdoo.

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Karen Schlenner and Eric Pruyne

The engagement of Karen Schlenner of Middleboro, Mass. to Eric Pruyne, also of Massachusetts, has been announced by her parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Walter and Fay Schlenner of Jim Thorpe. She is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University where she earned a doctorate in physical therapy. She is employed by Southcoast Physical Therapy in Wareham, Mass.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of William Pruyne of Massachusetts and Karen Burrington of Connecticut. He is employed by the VA Hospital in Brockton, Mass.

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Stacey Solt/TIMES NEWS Mindy Graver, chairperson of Carbon County Safe Kids, asks Nicholas Zeigenfuss and his classmates if they can tell the difference between Arm & Hammer baking soda and carpet cleaner, showing them only the back of the package. Many students guessed incorrectly. Zeigenfuss is a second-grade student at Shull-David in Lehighton.

The Lehighton Rec Center was filled with giggles and laughter last week. It was the sound of learning.

Nearly 350 children attended the 24th annual Children's Health Fair, hosted by Blue Mountain Health System. The health fair was open to children from preschool through second grade.

"We want to give the children a good start, by teaching them healthy habits," said Mary Lou McGeehan, community education coordinator at Blue Mountain Health System. "We try to make it fun and interesting. They're learning about health and safety, but in a fun way."

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Alexandria Christine Quinn

The final Guiding Star for the Palmerton Concourse Club year is Alexandria Christine Quinn of Palmerton, the daughter of Nancy and Steve Quinn.

She enjoys playing field hockey and spending time with her family, friends and three brothers: Mark, Nicholas and Michael.