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Friday, November 9, 2012
JUDY DOLGOS-KRAMER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

With the sounds of Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the USA" humming away in the background, about 70 people, veterans, their spouses and family members, gathered Thursday for the ninth annual Veterans' Luncheon, hosted by Heritage Hill Senior Community in Weatherly.

According to Lisa Marie Halecky, marketing/admissions director at Heritage Hill, veterans were invited from Carbon, Luzerne, Monroe and Schuylkill counties.

Friday, November 9, 2012
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Lehighton Area High School crowned its homecoming royalty during a recent weekend of festivites. Sage Terembula was crowned the 2012 Homecoming Queen at the homecoming game on Oct. 19, while Jacen Nalesnik was crowned the 2012 Homecoming King at the homecoming dance on Oct. 20.

Thursday, November 8, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Thompson

Caitlin Kuhn, daughter of Richard and Mary Alice Kuhn of Jim Thorpe, was united in marriage to Kevin Thompson, son of Kim and Karen Thompson of Bangor, Pa. on June 23, 2012 at Immaculate Conception Church in Jim Thorpe.

The Rev. James Ward officiated the double ring ceremony. Randall Perry was the organist and Rebekah McFadden was the vocalist.

Given in marriage by her parents, the bride chose her sister, Erin Kuhn, to be her maid of honor.

Thursday, November 8, 2012
Morgan Kathryn Mummey

Each year the Concourse Club of Palmerton honors five Guiding Stars from Palmerton Area High School. The Guiding Star is chosen by a committee of high school teachers in the district.

A Guiding Star must be a female student in the top 25 percent of the senior class and be involved in both school and community activities. Each Guiding Star receives a certificate, an engraved Guiding Star gold charm and a $100 cash award.

Thursday, November 8, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Angelovich

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Angelovich of Lehighton recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married on Oct. 27, 1962 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Jim Thorpe.

Mrs. Angelovich is the former Marianne Melicharek, daughter of the late Milan and Mary Melicharek of Jim Thorpe.

Her husband is the son of the late Marian and Michael Angelovich of Lehighton.

The couple have three children, Patty Snyder of Lehighton; Patrina Angelovich of Reading; and Pamela Keer, wife of Bill Keer, of Palmerton.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

The Lehighton Class of 1973 will hold its 40-year reunion on Saturday Nov. 9, 2013 at the Mahoning Valley Country Club.

For details or to provide updated contact information and a mailing address, call Jim Kunkle at (610) 377-2644 or visit the Lehighton Class of 1973's Facebook page.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Calvin E. Hubbard, 128 Woodbury Drive, Blakeslee, and Karen Hill Balentine, 103 Lake Drive, White Haven.

Nelson Elwood Steigerwalt Jr. and Donna Lynn Goodhile, 2223 Indian Hill Road, Lehighton.

Broc Pollinger and Kerianne Williams, 726 Pocono Road, Albrightsville.

Walter Richard Searfoss, 1753 Upper Nis Hollow Drive, Lehighton, and Pamela Michelle Firkal, 1574 Hemlock Drive, Lehighton.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Family Promise will host a Thanksgiving Dinner from noon until 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23 at St. John's Church, 826 Mahoning Drive West, Lehighton.

The meal will include turkey, filling, sweet potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, roll and butter, salad, dessert and a beverage.

For more information, call (570) 386-9960.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Belle Grace Hascin was born at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 11, 2012 at Schuylkill Medical Center, Pottsville, to Amanda Luna Hascin and David L. Hascin of Tamaqua.

She weighed in at six pounds, seven ounces. She was 18 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Jon and Debbie Davies of Tuscarora and Michael Luna of East Stroudsburg.

Paternal grandfather is David Hascin of Jim Thorpe.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

The Weatherly High School Student Government Association recently crowned the 2012, homecoming king and queen and their court. The Homecoming King is Joseph Haganey, while Homecoming Queen is Alexis Boyarski. The first runners up were Kevin Hinkle and Tara Galada. The second runners up were Charlie Wallish and a tie between Alexis Berger and Jackie Watkins. Front row, from left, Joey Haganey and Alexis Boyarski. Second row, Charlie Wallish, Kevin Hinkle, Tara Galada, Alexis Berger and Jackie Watkins.