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Monday, March 4, 2013

Carbon County Fair is looking for young women to participate in the 2013 Queen Program and encourages those interested to meet 2012 Fair Queen Maura Kelly, from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7 or Sunday, May 5 at the train station in Jim Thorpe.

Interested candidates can meet Maura, ask questions and learn about her year as fair queen. Light refreshments will be served and applications for the contest will be available.

Monday, March 4, 2013

The Tamaqua Business and Professional Women's Club is celebrating National Women's History Month, giving special recognition to women in the arts at the March 5 meeting, which will be held at 6:30 p.m. at La Dolce Casa, West Broad Street, Tamaqua.

Guest speaker Corinne Lalin, MFA, will explore the history of women artists through the use of images produced by women to the depiction of women in art form. Lalin is an adjunct faculty member at Lehigh Carbon Community College with extensive knowledge of art and the place that women have etched for themselves.

Monday, March 4, 2013
Nicholas Ronnie Trubilla

A son, Nicholas Ronnie Trubilla, was born at 12:19 a.m. Jan. 13, 2013 at Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas, Calif. to Chad and Carole Trubilla of Oceanside, Calif.

He weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Ronald and Carole Monkres of Warrington, Pa.

Paternal grandparents are Nicholas and Irene Trubilla of Hometown.

He is the great-grandson of Irene Span of Coplay.

Monday, March 4, 2013

The Hazleton Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at Faith United Church of Christ, Hazle Township. Local chiropractor Dr. Daniel Gavio returns as guest speaker to discuss his latest seminar on A.R.T. (Active Release Techniques). More information about this is available at

Members are encouraged to take advantage of the group's lending library, where a large variety of books about fibromyalgia and related subjects are available to borrow.

Monday, March 4, 2013
Joshua Timothy DeSousa

A son, Joshua Timothy DeSousa, was born at 11:33 a.m. Jan. 27, 2013 at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest to Michelle and Jared DeSousa of Walnutport.

He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Timothy and Linda DeSousa of Palmerton.

Paternal grandparents are Kathy and Dave Wanamaker, also of Palmerton.

Monday, March 4, 2013

The American Cancer Society will host a Look Good, Feel Better makeover workshop from 4-6 p.m., March 11, at Schuylkill Medical Center-South, 420 S. Jackson St., Pottsville. 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.

Monday, March 4, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Kintz on their wedding day.

Lester and Kathleen Kintz of Lehighton celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 21.

The Kintz's have four children: Lester Kintz of Palmerton, Robert Kintz of Lehighton, Diane Mertz of Lehighton, and William Kintz, also of Lehighton.

They have seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Friday, March 1, 2013
ANDREW LEIBENGUTH/TIMES NEWS Kay Zern laughs as Judy Lisella pretends to sleep during a marriage enrichment skit. Both are from Mahoning Valley.

Parishioners and guests were treated to a marriage enrichment program recently at the New Life Assembly of God Church in Tamaqua.

The program consisted of a number of fun, marriage-building activities.

The Rev. Ed Noftz, pastor, talked about ways a marriage can improve and grow, saying that couples should dream together, encourage each other to grow together, agree in advance on sacrifices, work together separately, check their attitudes, and most important have fun together.

Friday, March 1, 2013

The 26th Annual TIMES NEWS Recipe and Cookbook Contest is under way. Have you submitted your recipes yet?

There are $900 in prizes up for grabs, and six categories to enter.

For more information and rules, go to:

Friday, March 1, 2013

The Alzheimer's Family Fun Festival and Walk committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 5, at the Tolman House, 32 Race St., Jim Thorpe. Meetings will be held the first Tuesday of each month.

During the meeting, the group will begin planning the annual walk, slated to be held during the Alzheimer's Family Fun Festival and Walk in October at Mauch Chunk Lake Park.

The goal is to raise money to help find a cure for Alzheimer's, a disease that robs families of their loved ones well before their deaths. Ideas on teams, sponsors and activities are welcome.