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Monday, June 30, 2014

The Lehighton Class of 1959 will hold its 55-year reunion on Sept. 27.

Organizers are looking for the following classmate addresses: John Edwish, Robert Graver, Gerald Steigerwalt, Louis Castagnola, Terry German, David Christman, Elva (James) Polina, Judy (Litchly) Manning, Patricia (Steigerwalt) Strohl, Carolyn (Fisher) Scherer and Dolores McFarland.

If anyone has any information about these classmates or any others who have been missed, please call 610-379-4245.

Monday, June 30, 2014

The 66th annual Eck reunion will be held on Aug. 3 at the Emmaus community park, 1401 Shimersville Road in Emmaus, in the Rotary Club Pavilion.

Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Bring a covered dish or dessert for the food table.

The business meeting will take place at 1:30 p.m.

Those attending are also asked to bring a cake for the cake walk and something for the chance table. There will be games for children and door prizes.

There will be entertainment in the park with a carnival and a performance by Peter Pitchford.

Monday, June 30, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. David Henninger

Mr. and Mrs. David Henninger, of New Ringgold, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married June 20, 1964, at St. John Lutheran Church in Tamaqua by the Rev. Charles Mathias.

Mrs. Henninger is the former Marilyn Bachert, daughter of the late Ida and Leon Bachert of Tamaqua. Her husband is the son of the late Harley Henninger of New Ringgold and the late Marian Heim of Orwigsburg.

The couple have two children, Cathy, wife of John Hornung of Orefield, and Sandra, wife of Ed Haney of Newport. They have two grandchildren: Grace and Anthony Hornung.

Friday, June 27, 2014
CHRIS PARKER/TIMES NEWS

The 2013 Schuylkill County Fair Queen Rachael Naradko of Port Carbon, Little Miss Rebecca Lascala of Seltzer, and Princess Haley Obrzut of Mahanoy City, paid a visit to the Schuylkill County Commissioners' public meeting Wednesday.

Members of the royal court were on hand to invite people to the Schuylkill County Fair, which runs from July 28 through Aug. 2 at the fairgrounds along Route 895 in Summit Station.

The theme for this year's fair is Treasuring the Memories of Our Roots.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Marcin Adrian Andrzejewski and Joanna Katarzyna Sulewska, 900 Pine St., Freeland.

Alfonso Anthony Lalumia and Christy Noel Weimer, 429 Lehigh St., Jim Thorpe.

Jeremy William Greenzweig, 16 E. Snyder Ave., Lansford, and Stephanie Ann Walck, 316 Apple St., Box 113, Bowmanstown.

Jamie Rutman and Tina Marie Hawkins, 2317 E. Lizard Creek Road, Lehighton.

Justin Paul Hinger and Michele Ann Horvath, 308 Wyomissing Drive, Pocono Lake.

Barry Nicholas Spanial and Alyce Anne Otto, 640 E. Second St., Weatherly.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Lindsay Marie Deery, of Garnet Valley, and Anthony John Grazel, of Barnesville.

Jessie S. Harris and Patrick M. Gill, both of Tamaqua.

Brandi M. McBride and Anna L. Myers, both of Tamaqua.

Amber Lynn Barron and Christopher John Sinn, both of Tamaqua.

Friday, June 27, 2014
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Members of Lehighton High School's Class of 1944 gathered recently for a 70-year reunion at Mahoning Valley Country Club. Those attending included, front row from left, Geraldine Helfrich, Joyce Wentz, Betty Eckman and Lois Remaley; and back row, Althea Chedrick, Kathleen Mullins, Jean Christman and Luther Walck.

Friday, June 27, 2014
Doris Sturtevant

Doris Sturtevant, a resident of Heritage Hill Senior Community, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Friday.

Born on June 27, 1914, in Weatherly, she was the daughter of Harry and Mary (Rehrig) Wertman.

Doris was married to Robert B. Sturtevant until his death in 1982.

They have a son, Robert H. Sturtevant of Weatherly.

Doris attended school in Weatherly and graduated from Weatherly High School in 1931.

Following graduation, she worked in the family business, Wertman's Hardware Store, with her father and brother, Bill.

Thursday, June 26, 2014
LISA PRICE/TIMES NEWS Lucy, played by Chanita Guerrero, Tamaqua, implores Schroeder to pay attention to her. Schroeder is played by Kurt Weres, Pottsville.

The Tamaqua Area Community Theatre will present the Broadway musical comedy, "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," this weekend.

The show was written by Clark Gesner.

Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday, and 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine St. in Tamaqua.

The play is directed by Zane Bachert of Tamaqua.

Tickets are available at the door, $10 for adults and $8 for students under 18 and seniors over 65.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Mr. and Mrs. Truman Andrews of Franklin Township are observing their 55th wedding anniversary.

They were married on June 27, 1959, at St. Paul's Church in Big Creek by the Rev. Paul Buehrle.

Mrs. Andrews is the former Joy Young, daughter of the late Stella Ahner of Lehighton.

Mr. Andrews is the son of the late Clinton and Marguerite Andrews of Slatington.

He is retired from Bethlehem Steel.

The celebrants have three children: Wendy Bussey-Williams and Marci Warnkin of Lehighton, and Scott Andrews of Lansford.