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Friday, October 12, 2012

Diane Getz of Cherryvale, Kan. and James Kittrell of Sycamore, Kan. have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Kattner Sr. of Jim Thorpe. She holds an associate degree in human services from L.C.C.C.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Nancy and Jerry Kittrell of Sycamore. He is a graduate of Neodesha High School, Neodesha, Kan.

A wedding and reception is being planned for June of 2013 in Coffeyville, Kan.

Friday, October 12, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Hnat

Amy Lynn Rickert, daughter of Jack and Karen Rickert of Bethany, Pa., and Ryan Hnat, son of Joe and Mary Hnat of Coaldale, were united in marriage on July 7, 2012 at the Marion Chapel at Marywood University.

The Rev. Brian Van Fossen officiated the double ring ceremony. Vocalists were the Rev. Jim and Susie Corbin of Honesdale.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose Kelly Rickert of Bethany to be her maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Katie Robinson of Bethany and Susie Lake of Richmond, Va.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Find out how choosing the right foods can improve your health.

On Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. Heritage Hill Senior Community will host Nancy Matyas, registered dietitian from Blue Mountain Health Systems, who will speak about selecting healthier food choices.

Those attending will be able to sample some delicious and nutritious snacks.

Please register by Oct. 15 by calling Lisa Marie or Janice at (570) 427-4500.

Heritage Hill is located at 800 Sixth St. in Weatherly.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Denise M. Branco and Timothy J. Correll, 208 Pine St., New Philadelphia.

Ana K. Rodriguez and Glen T. Farley, 127 Bent Pine Trail, Hazleton.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Blue Mountain Health System Women's Cancer Support Group is providing the opportunity for a Service of Healing at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Zion UCC, Second and Iron streets, Lehighton.

The Rev. Allen Heckman will lead those present for the fifth annual Service of Healing, which will include prayers, laying on of hands, and anointing.

Women and men who feel the hardship of physical illness, plus the burdens that may be financial, psychological, mental, or social, are invited to this handicap-accessible church site.

Friday, October 12, 2012
Jeremiah K. Herchelroth and Sarah Ann Bollinger

The engagement of Sarah Ann Bollinger of West Lawn, Pa. to Jeremiah Keith Herchelroth, also of West Lawn, has been announced by her mother.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Lorie Bollinger of Palmerton. She is a 2007 graduate of Palmerton Area High School.

In 2011 she graduated from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education, with a concentration in reading.

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Tamaqua High School Class of 1962 hosts 50-year reunion

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1962 hosted its 50th anniversary reunion Sept. 22 at Top of the 80s in West Hazleton.

Thursday, October 11, 2012
CAJETAN BERGER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Mary Kocher, 91, right, and Heather Wojcik, 19, represent the oldest and youngest member of the Carbon County Arts League. Both artists had their art in the exhibit.

The Carbon County Art League (CCAL) held a free art show last weekend, that featured over 70 works by 20 local artists in the Hampton Inn conference room.

Since no official judges were present, each visitor to the exhibit voted for their favorite painting. The winner, Marjorie Long, received $100 for her painting of Main Street in Jim Thorpe. This same painting won first prize at the CCAL's show during the summer.

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Panther Valley High School Class of 1982 gathers for 30-year reunion

The Panther Valley Class of 1982 held its 30-year reunion at Mountain Valley Golf Course on Sept. 2. Those attending included, front row, from left: Ralph Parsons, Toni Macaluso Zeleniak, Milada Michlik, Sharon Lanzos, Lisa Vavra Hiles, Kathy Ogozalek Dalton, Terry Pavlik Miller, Susan Sluck Nasser, Pat Shober Pecha, Lisa Shubeck, John Gunsser (teacher), Jackie Thomas Janowiak, Lois Trojan and Tom Snyder.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
STACEY SOLT/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS @$:Quilted Crow co-owners Jane Heckman, left, and Cindy Mengel-Smith show the blocks that will be used in the store's "Quilting Pink for a Cure" project. Local quilters are asked to purchase a block kit for $5 (the two block options are shown) and bring them back to be added to a breast cancer awareness quilt. The finished quilts will be raffled to benefit the American Cancer Society. All blocks must be completed and returned to the store by Nov. 15.

It's time to "quilt pink" for a cure.

The Quilted Crow in Lehighton is looking for quilters to complete block kits for its "Quilting Pink for a Cure" project. Each quilt will be raffled off to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.

"Right now, we have enough blocks to make one quilt," said Cindy Mengel-Smith, co-owner of the Quilted Crow, who noted that each quilt includes 25 pink and white blocks featuring the familiar pink ribbon that symbolizes breast cancer awareness.