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Friday, September 7, 2012

Palmerton Area High School's Class of 1992 will celebrate its 20-year class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Palmerton Hotel in Palmerton.

There will be a buffet dinner at 7 p.m. and entertainment beginning at 9 p.m.

Please call Julie at (484) 553-4912 for more information.

Friday, September 7, 2012

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1950 hosted its annual picnic on Aug. 18 at Leiby's Grove in the Lewistown Valley. Class members in attendance included, front row from left, Gwen Brachman Evans, Joan Reitz Berg, Lois Moser Comisac, Margaret Leibensberger Burrell, Thelma Lech Maday, Marion Folk Klein, Pauline Middlecamp Oswald, Mary Sloboda and Patricia Kester Stellfox; and back row, Violet Osenbach Wood, Robert Morgans, William Johnson, Edward Titus, Daniel Nelson, Ernest Pachilis, Bertram Leiby, Paul Miller, Ken Zimmerman, Charles Krapf, Michael Tatusko and Mearl Kistler Hartung.

Thursday, September 6, 2012
Lucy Rose Uher

A daughter, Lucy Rose Uher, was born at 5:14 p.m. on July 30, 2012 at Schuylkill Medical Center in Pottsville to John and Kerry (Jones) Uher of Coaldale.

She weighed 8 pounds, 14.5 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Donald and Sally Ann Jones of Lansford.

Paternal grandparents are John and Josie Uher of Coaldale.

Maternal great-grandmother is Helen Jones of Lansford.

Paternal great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Walter Marmas of New Philadelphia.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

The American Cancer Society will host a Look Good, Feel Better makeover workshop from 4-6 p.m., Sept. 10, at the Schuylkill Medical Center East, 700 E. Norwegian St., Pottsville, and from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sept. 17 at St. Luke's University Hospital Miner's Campus, 360 W. Ruddle St., Coaldale.

The sessions are free and open to all female cancer patients actively undergoing cancer treatment.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

The Byzantine Catholic Churches of the Panther Valley will host an exhibit of the iconographic works of the late Rev. Dr. Dmytro Blazejowskyj on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 5-7 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 16, from 3-6 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church, 104 East Bertsch Street, Lansford.

The exhibit will be also open to the public at St. Mary Church, 141 West High St., Nesquehoning, on Sunday, Sept. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

The Lansford Seniors Pinochle Club on Wednesday donated $100 to the Panther Valley Public Library. The club, which formed 10 months ago and which meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the recreation hall of the St. Ann Senior Apartments, 30 E. Bertsch St., has given $100 donations to the Lansford food pantry and to help support the Lansford pool. Library board President Marie Ondrus, center, accepts the check from club officials Jean McArdle, left, and Irma Leibensperger.

Thursday, September 6, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brown on their wedding day.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brown of Lehighton recently observed their 62nd wedding anniversary. They were married on Sept. 2, 1950 at Jacob's U.C.C. Church in Weissport.

Mrs. Brown is the former Dorothy Bachman, daughter of the late Edgar and Alice Bachman of East Penn Township.

Mr. Brown is the son of the late William and Leona Brown of Lehighton.

The couple has two daughters: Karen, wife of Larry Klotz of East Penn Township; and Susan, wife of Patrick Conner of Tamaqua.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Cecelia M. Torres and Jose Perez III, 122 First St., Coaldale.

Kristina A. Leiby and Grant D. Betz, 39 Hunter St., Tamaqua.

Amber L. Burke, 157 Lower St., Mahanoy City, and Keith A. Maurer, 417 Hobart St., Gordon.

Jacci Theobold and Jonathan E. Clause, 27 Cumberland Ave., Tamaqua.

Krystle A. Koeing and Mark J. Messer, 8 N. Race St., New Ringgold.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Denise A. Eisenberg and Bruce J. Karchner, 405 East Union St., Tamaqua.

Sheila C. Weber and John V. Mullen, 65 High Rd., Mahanoy City.

Rebecca A. Moran, 1122 East Center St., Mahanoy City and Brett M. Welsh, 873 Barnesville Dr., Barnesville.

Haileigh R. McAloose and Dustin T. Biever, Zion Grove R R. 1, North Union Township.

Connie M. Malafarina and Matthew K. Sullivan, 155 Kettle Rd., Tamaqua.

Kim M. Vanderhoof, 143 Main St., Macanaqua, Luzerne County and Richard M. Bonney, Jr., 1709 Scamper St., Hazleton.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

St. John's Lutheran Church of Mahoning is hosting a free weekly grief support group and seminar.

"GriefShare" will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturdays, starting Sept. 15. It will feature video from prominent Christian experts on grieving, and caring conversation with people who understand your thoughts and feelings, whether your loss is recent or long ago.

To find out more, call St. John's at (570) 386-9960.