Saturday, November 28, 2015


Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Jeanette S. Triano and Keith M. Sinn, 342 E. Union St., Tamaqua.

Nikyla N. Hall and Gary L. Young Jr., 80 N. Pine St., Hazleton.

Monday, April 9, 2012
Donald Rehrig, right, mayor of Lehighton, purchases the first poppy of 2012 from Madison Brown, 2012 Miss Poppy of the Shoemaker-Haydt American Legion Unit 314 Auxiliary, center. LaRue Fritz is the Poppy chairman of the Legion Auxiliary and has served as Poppy chairman for Four County Council for the past 12 years.

Madison Brown, 8, daughter of Kerry and Floyd Brown of Lehighton, is the 2012 Miss Poppy, representing the Shoemaker-Haydt American Legion Unit 314 Auxiliary, Lehighton. She is also the granddaughter of Floyd Brown, Legion Post 314 commander.

Madison is a second-grade student at Franklin Elementary School. She plays soccer and is in the group, Mini Impact, at Dance With Kim.

She is also a member of the Lehighton Knee-Hi track team.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Blue Mountain Health System and Palmerton Lions Club will co-sponsor a community health fair from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 21 at the Palmerton Hospital cafeteria on Lafayette Avenue in Palmerton.

The health fair will include several health assessments, health screenings, chair massages, and opportunities to meet with representatives from the Blue Mountain Health System and agencies from Carbon County and surrounding communities.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Panther Valley Middle School Students of the Month for February are, from left, Ashley Gartner, grade six; Kianna Mertz, grade seven; and Sam Stanko, grade eight. Each month students are recognized for their excellence in academics and conduct and are awarded certificates of achievement and gift cards.

Friday, April 6, 2012
ANDREW LEIBENGUTH/TIMES NEWS Center volunteer Kathy Rimm fixes the microphone so young talent Faith Roberts, 14, of Tamaqua, can perform a vocal guitar solo.

Visitors to Thursday's first bi-monthly free Open Stage Talent Show at the new Community Arts Center in Tamaqua were treated to local performers showing off instrumental, music, vocal and comedial talents.

The center is offering open stage opportunities every first and third Thursday of the month from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the center. Sign-up starts at 5:30 p.m. and are open to all ages and counties.

Visitors can vote for the favorite performer by placing a donation in a container. Half of the donation goes to the community center.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Christopher Czapla, principal of the Tamaqua Area Middle School, has announced the students of the month for March, who are: Sarah Miller, seventh grade; Raymond Kinder, seventh grade; Amy Gardiner, eighth grade; Bradley Clemson, sixth grade; Kyle Patrick, eighth grade; and Abby Fiorilla, sixth grade.

Friday, April 6, 2012
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Allison Beltz of Slatington was awarded the Past Presidents Health and Medical Science Scholarship by the American Legion Auxiliary, Four County Council.

A Slatington girl recently was awarded the $1,000 Past Presidents Health and Medical Science Scholarship by the American Legion Auxiliary, Four County Council. Four County Council includes Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe and Northampton counties.

Allison Beltz of Slatington is the daughter of Maria and Wesley Beltz. She is a senior at Northern Lehigh High School.

Allison was accepted at Misericordia University, where she will pursue a career in physical therapy or medical imaging.

Thursday, April 5, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Sean Bernard

Erin Carnish, the daughter of James and Kathryn Carnish of Tamaqua, became the bride of Sean Bernard, the son of William and Christine Bernard of Oaklyn, N.J., on Oct. 15, 2011, at St. Agatha - St. James Church in Philadelphia. The Rev. George Stausser officiated the double ring ceremony. Lamarr Holland was the pianist; Jennifer Lee was the violinist; and the church choir, of which the bride is a member, were the vocalists.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

The Carbon County Early Care and Education LEARN Team will be offering Gearing Up for Kindergarten this fall at the Jim Thorpe School District Office, located at 410 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe.

Gearing Up for Kindergarten is intended for Carbon County families with a child who is entering kindergarten in the fall of 2012.

The classes run for an hour and a half, with four sessions. The program offers parent/child activities, as well as separate child preparation and parent education classes.