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Thursday, October 10, 2013

The Ninth Annual All Alumni Family Day will return to the New Orioles Park, Lehighton on Saturday. Anyone who has attended Lehighton Area High School or who has been associated with the school, or is a spouse or offspring are invited.

Monroe Berger will provide musical entertainment (DJ and KJ) from noon until about 8 p.m. There will be a grill available for (grilling) your own food whenever you would like, (bring your own food and beverage).

Thursday, October 10, 2013
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Lehighton Area High School announced its 2013 Homecoming Court recently. Candidates are, front from left, Maris Stern, Schyler Cordova, Ireis Hubbert, Michelle Pomposello and Emily Mantz. Back, Nicholas Newton, James Farano, Kyle Higgins, Christopher Windbeck and Anthony Rossino. A queen will be announced this Friday during the varsity football game between Lehighton and Minersville; while the king will be crowned at the homecoming dance on Saturday.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
KAREN CIMMS/TIMES NEWS Cream of Broccoli Soup

As soon as there is a bit of a nip in the air, I start thinking about soup. Whether for lunch, dinner, or just a snack to ward off a couple of hunger pangs or an early autumn chill, soup is the answer. It's even better when it's easy to prepare.

This recipe is adapted from one given to me by a friend many years ago. It's thick and rich and very flavorful, thanks to a pinch of nutmeg and cayenne, but it's also just as good, and better for you, if you substitute the high fat ingredients.

Either way, this soup is a winner.

Cream of Broccoli Soup

Serves six

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Hannah Bryn Sendel

A daughter, Hannah Bryn Sendel, was born at 10:15 a.m. Aug. 29, 2013 at Virtua Hospital in Voorhees, N.J. to Charlene and Erik Sendel of Marlton, N.J.

She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 20 and inches long.

Hannah was welcomed by an older sister, Meghan, who is 2 1/2 years old.

Maternal grandparents are Kathy and Tom Winkelspecht of Albrightsville.

Paternal grandparents are Diane and Bill Sendel of Howell, N.J.

Maternal great-grandparents are Clair and Bill Goodwin of Delran, N.J.

Paternal great-grandmother is Rita Shanfelt of Jim Thorpe.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Reservations for the 40-year reunion for Lehighton Area High School's Class of 1973 will be accepted until Oct. 31.

The reunion will be a casual event on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 5:30-10:30 p.m. at Mahoning Valley Country Club and features a three-entrée family-style meal.

For more information, including cost, call Jim Kunkle at (610) 377-2644.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Northwestern Lehigh High School named its 2013 Homecoming King and Queen during festivities this past weekend. Alex Bobbyn was named Homecoming King, while Haley Smith was crowned Homecoming Queen.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

The October luncheon for Jim Thorpe High School Class of 1965 will take place in Jim Thorpe. Class members will meet at noon Thursday, Oct. 17 at the railroad station to enjoy the fall foliage and browse the local shops.

They will then meet for lunch at the Broadway Bar & Grille at 1 p.m.

Those planning to attend should call George at (570) 778-6678.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Q. My skin has all kinds of small thingies on it like my father used to have. My doctor checks them out and says they are all harmless. But, what exactly are they?

As we age, most of us start sprouting an array of unwanted growths. Let's go over the common ones:

Liver spots: The official name for liver or age spots is "lentigines" from the Latin for "lentil." These are flat, brown with rounded edges and are larger than freckles. They are not dangerous.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Jim Thorpe Area High School named its 2013 Homecoming King and Queen at Friday's varsity football game against Minersville. Brandon Huffman was named Homecoming King, while Gavrielle Mele was crowned Homecoming Queen.