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Friday, August 3, 2012

Megan C. Marcellino and Anthony D. McGeehan, 314 Mahanoy St., Tamaqua.

Desta A. Fryer and Michael V. Leymeister, 210 Philadelphia Road, New Philadelphia.

Friday, August 3, 2012
Second Photo: TWD receptionist Beth Schnell is busy with enrollments. Third Photo: Connie McHugh takes the time to pick out a new leotard for her daughter's upcoming classes. Fourth Photo: Five-year old Kayla Kuznicki, of Lehighton, is a first time student. Her mom, Wendy, says her daughter looks forward to the class. The young student marks off completed exercises for the day.

The Games of the XXX Olympiad are projected to create a revenue of 10-billion Euros for the British economy. That is the equivalent to just over $12 million U.S. dollars.

Experts say it is a much-needed boost for the global economy. What's more, the positive economic growth is expanding across borders and overseas, reaching even our local economy.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Panther Valley Class of 1965 will hold a "65th Birthday Party" for members on Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Nesquehoning Fire Company Picnic Grove from noon until 9 p.m.

The deadline to register is extended to Aug. 10. Ninety members have registered thus far.

If you are a member of the class and would like to attend, send payment to John Molotzak, 1345 Country Lane, Allentown, PA 18104. Make checks payable to PV Class of 65.

For the amount or for more information, call Bill Kellner at (570) 645-3901.

Friday, August 3, 2012

There is still about a month of summer vacation left, and plenty of time for area youngsters to settle in with a good book.

This week, the staff at Panther Valley Public Library share some of their favorites.

The grade level and recommended books are:

First through third grade:

A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka; Sugar Plum Ballerinas series by Whoopi Goldberg, Deborah Underwood and Maryn Roos; Bailey by Harry Bliss.

Fourth through seventh grade:

Friday, August 3, 2012

Joseph Thomas Gindhart Jr. and Devon Elizabeth Shain, 1 W. Water St., Lansford.

James Stuart Krieger, 1006 Sunset Ave., Clarks Summit, and Sherri Beth March, 505 Driftwood Lane, Downingtown.

Michael Scott O'Brian, 316 White St., Weissport, and Megan Michelle Wert, 112 Bridge St., Lehighton.

Allen David Hedmeck and Jennifer Joanne Chavar, 228 Ore St., Palmerton.

John Michael Ruzicka and Alysia Fawn Sirsky, 286 78 Lower Nis Hollow Drive, Lehighton.

Dmitriy Partin and April May Mathews, 300 S. Third St., Lehighton.

Thursday, August 2, 2012
'Feed me Seymour'

Thrills and chills combine with music and comedy this weekend when Carbon Schuylkill Community Theater produces the long-running Broadway sensation Little Shop of Horrors.

The musical is being staged in the auditorium at the Lehighton Annex, 110 North Third St., Lehighton. Show times are 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday. Doors open a half-hour before each show.

"As the board president, I am very excited and pleased to have our theater company perform this show," says Jonathan M. Rodgers, CSCT president.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
STACEY SOLT/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Hundreds of clothing items, sorted by gender and size, await "shoppers" during the annual clothing giveaway at St. John's Lutheran Church in the Heights, Jim Thorpe. The giveaway begins Thursday.

For more than 15 years, members of St. John's Lutheran Church in the Heights have opened their doors to area residents in need of clean, gently used clothing.

They will do so again this month during their annual free clothing giveaway and invite all members of the community to visit the giveaway, which starts tomorrow

"We wanted to help the community and discovered that there was a great need for clothing," said volunteer Bonnie Hoffman, describing how the event began in the 1990s.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Q. I have a nasty-looking scar that shows only when I wear a bathing suit. I'd like to get rid of it, if possible. What's available?

There is no procedure yet that will make a scar disappear completely. However, there are treatments to make a scar less noticeable. These include:

Surgical scar revision

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
SHERI RYAN/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Enjoying the day and each other's company are from left, Florence and Eugene Tokosh who will celebrate their 68th anniversary this weekend by renewing their vows. They are standing in front of a 1954 Chevy owned by Ken Adams of Barnesville.

Residents of Maple Shade Meadows Assisted Living Center in Nesquehoning took a trip down memory lane over the weekend by holding a "Sock Hop" and a classic car show.

The center was decorated in a 50s theme and the bistro was transformed into Linda's Doo Wop Diner as residents reminisced about their younger days.

Maple Shade Meadows resident Josephine Andreas recalled her first pair of saddle shoes that a local librarian had purchased for her when she was 14 or 15.

"I wore them everywhere," she said.

Monday, July 30, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Delessio

Albert and Anna Delessio, formerly of Hazleton, recently celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary.

They were married on June 27, 1953. Mrs. Delessio is the former Anna Sisack.

They have seven children, 14 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

The couple lived in Hazleton, prior to moving to Heritage Hill, Weatherly.