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Friday, April 8, 2011

Celebrate National Library Week and "Create your own story @ your library" at the Dimmick Memorial Library, April 10-16.

Libraries are places for new beginnings. Whether you are getting your first library card, learning new computer skills or planning a trip, the library is the place where your story begins.

This National Library Week, join our nation's libraries and librarians and "Create your own story @ your library."

"Every day, libraries across the country are helping people create their own unique stories," says Susan Sterling, Dimmick Memorial Library director.

Friday, April 8, 2011

The Pleasant Valley High School Class of 1961 is looking for all 1961 classmates in order to formulate a 50-year class reunion.

Contact Adele at (570) 629-5718, Marlene at (727) 559-7915 or Becky at with information about any class member.

Friday, April 8, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Witner

Rachel A. Selert, daughter of Robert and Michele Selert, Packer Township, and Jeremy D. Witner, son of Brian and Janet Witner, Weatherly, were united in marriage by the Rev. Robert von Frisch in a double ring ceremony at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Packer Township on Oct. 9, 2010.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose Katie Miller, Weatherly, as her maid of honor and Jennifer Neal, York, Pa. as her matron of honor.

Friday, April 8, 2011
Charlotte Josephine Behan

A daughter, Charlotte Josephine Behan, was born at 12:40 a.m. on March 19, 2011 in Jacksonville, Fla. to Joy (Piatek) Behan and Paul Richard Behan of Fernandina Beach, Fla.

She weighed 9 pounds and was 20.5 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Bruce and Debby Piatek of Ormond Beach.

Paternal grandparents are Noel and Bernadette Behan of Jim Thorpe.

Thursday, April 7, 2011
ANDY LEIBENGUTH/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Performers pictured are "King" BJ Peters and "Queen" Emmeline Knowlan.

Members of the Tamaqua High School Drama Club will be presenting two performances of "Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella" at the Tamaqua Middle School auditorium this Friday and Saturday starting at 7 p.m.

Janet Smoldon, Tamaqua High School Drama Club adviser, pointed out that these students have worked very hard on this and encourages the community to come and enjoy either of the two showings.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Heritage Hill Senior Community will host its 10th annual Senior Health Fair at the Laurel Mall in Hazleton on April 13, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

This is an opportunity to receive free health screenings and important information from local services. There will also be prizes and giveaways.

Fasting for the blood sugar and cholesterol screenings is recommended but not required.

There will be a Tai Chi and Qi Gong demonstration at 10:30 a.m., compliments of the Wellness Center.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Stacey L. Kane, 385 Roosevelt Drive, Mahanoy City, and Ryann M. Setlock, 604 N. Second St., Pottsville.

Carnia E. Gross, 54 Wiggan St., New Philadelphia, and Colin E. Coleman, 102 Water St., New Philadelphia.

Thursday, April 7, 2011
Lucas David Mongi

MA son, Lucas David Mongi, was born on Dec. 31, 2010 at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown, to Jaimie and Joseph Mongi of Lehighton. He weighed 3 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 16 inches long.

He is the couple's first child.

Maternal grandparents are David and Elizabeth Rush of Trexlertown.

Paternal grandparents are Daryl and Karen Mongi of Lehighton.

Maternal great-grandparents are Selma and the late Allen Kubista, Trexlertown.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Justin Edward James Summers and Heather Marie Wert, 2093 Mahoning Drive East, Lehighton.

James Freeman Brougher, 124 S. Seventh St., Lehighton, and Kathleen Arthofer, 6475 W. Main Blvd., Apt. C, Bath.

Sean Berkel, 1930 Indian Hill Rd., Lehighton, and Stevianne Bottcher, 200 Market St., Lehighton.

Robert David Murphy III and Danielle Lynn Davidyock, 65 Porter Drive, Jim Thorpe.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Additional casting calls have been added for Carbon Schuylkill Community Theater's Spring 2011 production.

Auditions are being held on Saturday, April 9 at 2 p.m. at 211 West Ridge St. in Lansford, and on Tuesday, April 12 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at The Studio, 257 East Ridge St., also in Lansford.

CSCT's Spring 2011 production is a series of short plays slated for public performance on the evenings of May 13 and 14 at the Flow restaurant in Jim Thorpe.