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Friday, June 7, 2013

The engagement of Stephanie Nicole Sarge, daughter of Jack and Beverly Sarge of New Ringgold, to Brian Andrew Zulic, son of Michael and Martha Zulic of Summit Hill, has been announced by her parents.

The bride-to-be is a 2005 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School. She graduated from Cedar Crest College in 2010 with a B.S. in nursing. She is employed as a registered nurse at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown.

Friday, June 7, 2013

Mr. and Mrs. John Vincler, Jim Thorpe, are receiving congratulations on the celebration of their 60th wedding anniversary on June 6. They were married in St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, by the Rev. Mark Lochner.

Mrs. Vincler is the daughter of the late Charles and Nora Witt, and sister to Wayne and the late Charles "Corky" Witt. She is retired from the Jim Thorpe School District, having worked in the cafeteria of L.B. Morris Elementary School for 22 years.

Thursday, June 6, 2013
Marion Bossard

Marion Bossard, a resident of The Village at Palmerton, celebrated her 93rd birthday on May 11.

Born in Allentown, her parents moved to Palmerton when she was 4 years old, because her mother wanted to live near her family.

Thursday, June 6, 2013
Tom Coyne

Tom Coyne, a resident of The Village at Palmerton, celebrated his 88th birthday on May 23.

Tom comes from Binghamton, N.Y., where he had a career as a floral designer and event planner. He worked primarily for MacLeannans Flowers Inc., a very large design house. He did corporate events for IBM and GE, as well as weddings and bar mitzvahs.

"It was such a rewarding life to help people style their parties and affairs with flowers from all around the globe," he said.

Thursday, June 6, 2013
Evelyn Marett

Evelyn Marett, a resident at The Village at Palmerton, celebrated her 96th birthday May 11.

Originally from the Germantown section of Philadelphia, moved to this area during the past year to live closer to her daughter.

Evelyn sang in public at a very young age in the Episcopal Church she attended with her parents.

"I was fearless when singing. My father helped hone my skills by having me perform at as many churches as possible," she said.

She and her organist friend traveled together and performed at weddings and all kinds of functions.

Thursday, June 6, 2013
Genevieve Sterlock

Genevieve Sterlock is celebrating her 101st birthday today.

She was born on June 6, 1912 in Rome, N.Y., and spent most of her life in McAdoo. She worked at Rival Dress Company.

Gen was married to Joseph Sterlock, who died in 1976.

She has one daughter, Eugenia Bumbulsky of Hometown. She also has one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter.

Gen is active in reading, crossword puzzles and praying the rosary daily.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

The American Cancer Society will host a Look Good, Feel Better makeover workshop from 4-6 p.m. on June 10 at the ACS office, 101 W. Frack St., Frackville.

Sessions are free and open to all female cancer patients undergoing cancer treatment.

During the sessions, trained cosmetologists will meet with patients to discuss ways of using makeup and accessories to minimize appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

One of my all time favorites is Caesar Salad.

While the kind served in most restaurants is fine some chopped romaine lettuce topped with a drizzle of creamy "Caesar" dressing and a few sad croutons you can't beat a traditional Caesar Salad, prepared tableside at a fine restaurant.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Lisette N. Gonzalez, 650 Hanover Ave., Allentown, and Alexis A. Ruberte, 1111 Altamont Ave., Frackville.

Susan M. Boyle and Kevin A. Kupres, 2935 Summer Valley Road, New Ringgold.

Samara Coelho Dos Santos and Sean M. Dura, 34 E. Washington St., McAdoo.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Q. Are hallucinations reason enough to see a doctor?

Hallucinations can be a symptom of a variety of problems both physical and mental. They can be caused by schizophrenia, dementia, depression, Parkinson's disease, stroke, fever, drugs, and alcohol. You should see a doctor immediately about this symptom.

Visual loss is a common cause of hallucinations, too. About one in 10 people with vision problems has hallucinations. It is suspected that this phenomenon is underreported because victims fear they are losing their minds and don't want their doctors to know.