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Monday, November 8, 2010

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) – An online auction of museum-quality art works will benefit a Maine museum's $12 million endowment campaign to sustain the artistic legacy of the late Andrew Wyeth.

The Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland says the auction begins Monday and continues through Nov. 29. Adelson Galleries in New York City is hosting the auction on its www.adelsongalleries.com website, with works donated by artists, collectors and philanthropists who are interested in sustaining the museum's mission.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Blue Mountain Health System Women's Cancer Support Group will meet in the Community Room at Gnaden Huetten Campus, 211 N. 12th St., Lehighton, 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, not Nov. 19 as reported last week.

The group is geared for women diagnosed with cancer to meet in a social setting to offer mutual support to one another. Interested women are invited to attend. Contact Mary Ann Hazel at (610) 824-6490, for more information.

Monday, November 8, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shoener

Mr. and Mrs. Charles LeRoy Shoener are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. They were married on Nov. 15, 1985 in St. John's Byzantine Church in Hazleton, by the Rev. John Opalanick.

Mrs. Shoener is the former Jean Ann Condrick, daughter of John and Eleanor Condrick of Hazleton. Her husband is the son of Silvia Shoener, New Ringgold, and the late LeRoy A. Shoener.

The Shoeners have a daughter, Jessica Ann Shoener of Tamaqua.

Monday, November 8, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Massey

Bible Baptist Chapel, Grantville, was the setting for the Aug. 7 wedding of Meghan L. Johnson, daughter of Edward and Debra Johnson of Tamaqua, and Jeremy A. Massey, son of Ernest and Susan Massey of Grantville.

Presented in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by Regina Moran as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Allison Martin, Janine Martin, Tiffany Chapman and Loren Collura. Maddie Matrician, daughter of the bride's cousin, served as flower girl.

Monday, November 8, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. James Kachelries on their wedding day.

Hazel and James Kachelries of Tamaqua are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Nov. 12, 1960 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Middleport, Pa., by the late Rev. Pollack.

Mrs. Kachelries is the daughter of the late Elias and Maude (Reinhart) Hartranft of Tamaqua. Her husband is the son of the late Mahlon and Esther (Kunkle) Kachelries of Middleport.

The Kachelries have three children: Hazel Borosh, wife of Gary of Jim Thorpe; James Kachelries Jr., of Tamaqua; and John Kachelries, husband of Anne (Kachmer) Kachelries.

Saturday, November 6, 2010
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Panther Valley High School crowned its 2010 Homecoming King and Queen during halftime festivities Friday, as the Panthers faced off against North Schuylkill. Stephen Gulla, left, was Homecoming King; while Andrea Rodgers was crowned Homecoming Queen.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Beau Edmond Lampron and Tiffany Rose Kehler, 123 Shawnee Drive, Albrightsville.

Ryan Andres Miklas and Erin Marie Larkin, 10 Berger Hill Rd., Palmerton.

Brandon Lee Borger and Katie Lynn Summers, 701 Indian Hill Rd., Lehighton.

Friday, November 5, 2010
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Graduates of the former Mauch Chunk Junior Senior High School held a reunion recently. Those attending include, front row from left, George Moll, Mildred Bartelt Henritzy, Dorothy Waschek Gasker, Barbara Bruner Ruch, Betty Foster Straubinger, Lillian Channing Hoffman, Helen Fernekees Milford and William Milford.

Friday, November 5, 2010

To help you compile your wedding, engagement, anniversary or baby's birth information for publication in the TIMES NEWS, forms are available in our main office at 594 Blakeslee Blvd. Drive West, Lehighton, as well as in our satellite offices in Tamaqua, Lansford and Palmerton.

Wedding pictures and stories will be published free of charge up to six months after the wedding. After the six-month deadline, there is a $50 charge to have your wedding appear in the TIMES NEWS.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Area women are encouraged to let their hair grow now so that they may donate it in January to Pantene's "Beautiful Lengths."

A "ponytail cutting event" will be hosted by Courtney Mease of Lehighton Area High School and Salon Salvatore Christian, 531 North St., Jim Thorpe, from noon until 4 p.m. on Jan. 8. All qualifying donated ponytails will be transformed into free high-quality wigs for women undergoing cancer treatments.