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Monday, July 2, 2012

Week long Good News Camps will be held at Mauch Chunk Lake Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, sponsored by Child Evangelism. Camps begin July 6, July 23 and Aug. 9. Children accepted must be in first grade through age 11.

The theme of camp is "Daniel." There will be swimming, Bible lessons, hiking and picnics on the trail.

For more information call (610) 377-3632. There is a fee to attend camp.

Monday, July 2, 2012

The Lehighton Area High School Class of 1982 is holding its 30-year reunion on Friday, July 13 at the Lehighton Orioles from 6-11 p.m.

It will be a pig roast/luau-style event, and there is a charge. There will be live entertainment.

If you have not received an invitation or for more information, please contact Robin Fatzinger at rfatzing@verizon.net or (610) 718-9091.

Friday, June 29, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Goff

Rosemary Brown, daughter of Gene and Linda Brown of Jim Thorpe, and Mark Goff, son of Kathy and the late Arthur Highland of Lehighton and Chuck and Janet Goff of Amarillo, Texas, were united in marriage on Saturday, June 9, 2012, at Flagstaff Resort in Jim Thorpe.

Mayor Michael Sofranko officiated the ceremony.

The bride was given in marriage by her father. The bride's sister, Brandi Brown of Summit Hill, was chosen as maid of honor.

Bridesmaids included Katie Mertz of Jim Thorpe, Daphne Gasker, also of Jim Thorpe and Mary Casnocha of Kunkletown.

Friday, June 29, 2012
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Local Keystone Girls State (KGS) delegates and past delegates attended the Keystone Girls State Tea. They are, front from left, Alyssa Dachowicz, Bianca Santiago, Jamie Harron, Brianna Handwerk, and Elizabeth Reichard; and back row, Jordan Semmel, KGS 2009; Stacey Kerschner, KGS 2011: Tina Ressler, President 899 Walnutport: Ruth Porter, KGS Chairman of Four County Council: and far right, LaRue Fritz, Unit 314 KGS Chairman.

Local delegates who are attending Keystone Girls State at Shippensburg University from June 24-30 were recognized at the "Girls State Tea," held Saturday, June 16 at the American Legion, Post 899 in Walnutport.

Friday, June 29, 2012

The Lehighton Area High School Class of 1982 is holding its 30-year reunion on Friday, July 13 at the Lehighton Orioles from 6-11 p.m. It will be a pig roast/luau-style event, and there is a charge. There will be live entertainment.

If you have not received an invitation or for more information, please contact Robin Fatzinger at rfatzing@verizon.net or (610) 718-9091.

Friday, June 29, 2012

The American Cancer Society will host a Look Good, Feel Better makeover workshop from 4-6 p.m., July 9, at the Schuylkill Medical Center South, 420 S. Jackson St., Pottsville. The session is free and open to all female cancer patients actively undergoing cancer treatment.

During the session, trained cosmetologists will meet with patients to discuss ways of using makeup and accessories to minimize appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

Friday, June 29, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Rawlins Jr.

Leann Bunch, daughter of Clyde and Debra Snyder of Jim Thorpe was united in marriage to Mark Rawlins Jr., son of Mark and Christine Rawlins of Jim Thorpe on June 16, 2012 at Stonehedge Gardens in Tamaqua.

Michael Cooper of Deer Lake officiated the double ring ceremony.

The bride chose Jessica Kappler to be her maid of honor, while the bridegroom chose Jake Ostrander to perform the duties of the best man.

Others attending the couple included Alainna Bunch, Amy Rawlins, John Grady, Mike Lanoue and Kevin Snyder.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Panther Valley High School Class of 1974 will have a 40-year class reunion planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25 at the Sports Zoo in Lansford.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Ciara L. Startzel and Robert W. Mercer, 126 Center St., Tamaqua.

Marcia B. Clark, 7675 Kaleb Grove, Colo., and Shane C. Regula, 86 Valley View Road, Zion Grove.

Kimberly F. Atkins and Greg A. Ziolko, 30 Shepp St., Sheppton, East Union Township.

Gwyneth L. Davies and Nathan R. Navitsky, 398 W. Cottage Ave., Tamaqua.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

The Bach and Handel Chorale, located in historic Jim Thorpe, is auditioning pianists to accompany its rehearsals and some performances.

Those who are interested are asked to send a letter of inquiry to the chorale office, Attention Maestro Randall D. Perry, 810 Carbon Ave., Jim Thorpe, PA 18229.

The successful candidate must be available for all rehearsals, have knowledge of playing reduced orchestrations of Bach and Handel works, and be directly responsible to the conductor.

The practice year begins Aug. 27, so earliest application is recommended.