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Friday, August 13, 2010
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Charles (Pappap) Boyer of West Penn Township, who celebrated his 98th birthday on June 22, holds his 12-week-old great-great-grandson Blaze Flyzik (son of Nathan Miller and Ginger Flyzik). Standing, left rear is great-grandson, Nathan Miller (Blaze's Dad); grandson, Bruce Miller, and daughter, Kay Miller.

Friday, August 13, 2010
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

On Saturday, June 26, the Lehighton Class of 1980 held its 30th reunion at the Lehighton Orioles. In attendance were, row one, from left, Lori (Laub) Cheslak, Crystal (Hahn) Markley, Marge (Schneider) McCabe, Deb (Blose) Torcivia, Deb (Tanczos) Yanders, Brenda (Nothstein) Wellington, Denise (Mustacchio) Polzer, Karen (Sillers) Klotz, Penny (Getz) Zatsko and Ann (Hunsicker) Morrissey. Row two, Kathy (Leiby) Carpenter, Sue (Musselman) Tatro, Mary (Freundt) Burkett, Kim (Steigerwalt) Szacska, Kathy (Trimmel) Matika, Keith Semmel, Alicia (Kobal) Miecekowski and Carlene (Hochberg) Barchesky.

Thursday, August 12, 2010
Gail Maholick/TIMES NEWS

2010 Carbon County Fair Queen Krisandra Livingston, center, was crowned Wednesday during opening ceremonies. On Krisandra's left is Tiffany Erney, second runner up; and on her right is her twin sister, Diana Livingston.

Thursday, August 12, 2010
Brody James Kantor

A son, Brody James Kantor, was born to Courtney A. Bruno and Stephen M. Kantor of Tamaqua, on April 29, 2010, at 5:35 p.m. in St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and measured 20 inches long.

He was welcomed home by his two older siblings, Kyle and Michael Kantor.

Maternal grandparents are John and Michele Bruno of Summit Hill.

Paternal grandparents are Richard Kantor of Tamaqua and Kathryn Nunemacher, also of Tamaqua.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Anthony Patrick Olesh and Jodi Lynn Smith, 220 W. Patterson St., Lansford.

Michael Paul Babinchak Jr. and Shelly Lynne Zellner, 52 Andreas Rd., Andreas.

Mark B. Goff and Coren Kintz, 112 School St., Jim Thorpe.

Christopher James Pyle and Kirsten Anderson Bognar, 326 E. Bertsch St., Lansford.

Ronny Kevin Shea and Tracy Sue Kulls, 2281 Long Run Rd., Lehighton.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

The Bach and Handel Chorale of Jim Thorpe will be holding open rehearsals and auditions for the 2010-2011 season on the following days and times: Monday, Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m.; and Monday, Sept. 20, 2010 at 7:30 p.m.

Rehearsals and auditions will be held at the chorale rehearsal headquarters, St. John's Lutheran Church, 319 South Ave. in Jim Thorpe, second floor, rear. No prepared pieces are required. Auditions require sight reading of a Bach chorale, pitch matching and vocal exercises.

Thursday, August 12, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Barry Christman

Connie Ann Blauch of Lehighton became the bride of Barry James Christman on May 22, 2010 at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Mahoning.

The Rev. Dody S. Siegfried officiated the double ring ceremony. Colleen Rudelitsch was the organist.

Given in marriage by her son, Michael Shupp, the bride chose Sheila Knappenberger and Shawn Everett as matrons of honor.

The best man was Jeremy Everett.

Ushers were the couple's children: Michael Shupp, Matthew Shupp, Joseph Blauch, Luke Blauch, Cole Christman and Cameron Christman.

Thursday, August 12, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Kalyan

Jacqulyn Bucktooth, daughter of Karen Bucktooth and Nate Dubois of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, N.Y.; and Jacob William Kalyan, son of Peter and Pamela Kalyan of Las Vegas, Nev., were married on May 5, 2010 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

The Rev. Adam Ducrro presided over the double ring ceremony.

Given in marriage by her mother, the bride chose Letitia Rice as the maid of honor. Michele John served as bridesmaid. The best man was Mason Spalding.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Brenda J. Ferrence and James J. Matula, 719 E. Ridge St., Lansford.

Molly A. Pieracini and Keith J. Horan, 1031 Clamtown Road, Tamaqua R.D.

Ashley Nicole Tassone and Mark Allen Anthony, 77 Willow Street, Jim Thorpe.

Krystal A. Stanton and Gerald E. Shick Jr., 3 Wolf St., Middleport.

Tonya L. Yurcho, 26 W. Pine St., Sheppton, and Jared R. Mummey, 859 Mountain Road, Bloomsburg.

Thursday, August 12, 2010
Callen James Walck

A son, Callen James Walck, was born at 5:59 a.m. on June 21, 2010 at St. Luke's, Allentown, to Jamie and Robert Walck of Lehighton.

He weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19 inches.

Maternal grandparents are Susan and Harry Procina, of Lehighton, and David and Terri Moulthrop, also of Lehighton.

Paternal grandparents are Sue and Kenny Sterling of Lehighton, and Rob and Kim Walck of Nesquehoning.