Kathryn Johnson, a resident of the Village at Palmerton, observed her 97th birthday on April 1.
Born in the Preachers Camp Area of Beltzville, she attended the Lovette School, which was a one-room school house.
"It was only a 3-4 mile walk from our home," Kathryn says.
When asked how she met Albert, her future husband, Kathryn smiled.
"My, that was a long time ago, let me think. A few of my girlfriends and I were driving around the area of Kresgeville and one of them suggested we stop and watch the boys play baseball.