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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

The monthly luncheon for graduates of the Jim Thorpe High School Class of 1965 will be hosted by Rich and Darlene Nothstein at their home 526 Harvard Court in Palmerton, at noon on July 17.

Expect to have fun, games and swimming.

Call 610-737-1559 or 610-826-7339 for further information.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Dr. Leonardo Claros

Editor's note: The following information was provided by St. Luke's University Health Network.

The media was buzzing recently with the findings of a Cleveland Clinic study showing that weight loss (bariatric) surgery is helping many obese patients reverse type 2 diabetes.

Has diabetes actually been cured by surgery? For many people, the answer is yes.

Monday, June 30, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Pacheaco

Amanda Sauchinitz, daughter of Bettyanne Sauchinitz of Bowmanstown, and Stephen and Tina Sauchinitz of Lehighton, and Anthony Pacheaco, son of Stephen and Leah Pacheaco of Huntingdon, were united in marriage May 3, 2014, at the Lehighton Orioles in Lehighton. The Rev. Dan Mansberger officiated the double ring ceremony.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Lehighton Area High SchoolClass of 1994 will hold its 20-year class reunion on Aug. 2 at the Orioles Pavilion in Lehighton.

Anyone interested in more information should email Loi Gould Andrew at lori.andrew76@gmail. com or call her 484-597-9351.

Monday, June 30, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Fogel

Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Fogel of Lehighton recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on June 26, 1954 at Ben Salem Church in Lehighton.

Mrs. Fogel is the daughter of the late Ralph and Edna Steigerwalt. Her husband is the son of the late Harvey and Flora Fogel.

The couple has two children: Kathy, and her husband, James Henderson; and Jeffery Fogel, and his wife, Ann. They have three grandsons: James Henderson, Andy Fogel and Jesse Fogel.

A surprise party was held in their honor on June 8.

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

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.