Wednesday, January 18, 2017


Thursday, August 8, 2013

Coordinators of the Alzheimer's Family Fun Festival & Walk are reaching out to families who wish to share their memories and bring recognition to someone with Alzheimer's disease.

The organization is seeking photographs of loved ones, along with his or her name, for inclusion on the "Wall of Memories," a banner honoring those from the local area with Alzheimer's disease.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Graduates of Jim Thorpe High School Class of 1965 will meet for lunch at the Fireline Hotel in Bowmanstown at noon on Thursday, Aug. 15.

For more information, call (570) 778-6678.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Dean Allen Meiser and Linnea Judith Towers, 1138 Spring Road, Andreas.

Aaron Thomas Getz and Jennifer Marie Yurick, 1409 Willow Brook Court, Mebane, N.C.

Marcus George Rowell and Nkechinyelum Iniobong Bassey, 1873 Hemming Way, Orefield.

Roger Mathew Marfitt, 12 Beers Lane, Palmerton, and Shannon Lynn Richter, 2508 Center St., East Stroudsburg.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Arlene Strohl, 97, of Slatington, seated front left, gathered with five generations of her

family recently. She holds her great-great-grandson Kaiden Curtis Klotz of Lehighton, who is 2 months old. At right, is Kaiden's great-grandfather Gerald Strohl, 77, of Brodheadsville. Standing, from left, is grandmother Lynn Haydt of Lehighton, and Kaiden's mother, Lisa Klotz. Kaiden is the son of Lisa and Keith Klotz of Lehighton.

Thursday, August 8, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Galgoci

Sylvester and Rose Galgoci of Summit Hill are celebrating their 71st wedding anniversary.

They were married on Aug. 8, 1942 at St. John Nepomucene Church in New York City by the Monsignor Krasula.

Mrs. Galgoci is the former Rose Babik, daughter of the late Charles and Magdalena Babik of Elmont, NY.

Mr. Galgoci is the son of the late Charles and Helen Galgoci of Lansford.

The couple has two daughters: Diane Brosius, wife of Jim Brosius of Frackville, and Janice Pitkin, wife of Bruce Pitkin of Coplay.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Northern Lehigh Class of 1983 will host its 30-year class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Walnutport Canal Pavilion, beginning at 3 p.m.

There will be a casual dinner catered by Bad Bones BBQ. Beer and soda will be provided. Music will be by DJ Jake.

For cost information call Roxanne (Knappenberger) Marunich at (610) 767-7165. Register by Sept. 10. Make checks payable to: NL Class of 1983 and mail to Wendy (Fogle) Bauer, 577 Mountain View Drive, Hamburg, PA 19526; or Riverside Service Center, c/o Roxanne (Knappenberger) Marunich, 20 Main St., Slatington, PA 18080.

Thursday, August 8, 2013
Chelsea Jane  Halenar

A daughter, Chelsea Jane Halenar, was born at 6:02 p.m. June 11, 2013 in Reading to Heather N. and Joseph S. Halenar of Jim Thorpe. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 20 inches long.

She was welcomed home by an older sister, Kayleigh, who is 2 years old.

Maternal grandparents are Audrey and Glenn Kline of Bethel, Pa.

Paternal grandparents are Jane and John Halenar of Jim Thorpe.

Thursday, August 8, 2013
Emily Hazel Frye

A daughter, Emily Hazel Frye, was born at 1:24 p.m. July 2, 2013 at Schuylkill Medical South, Pottsville, to Dawn and Brady Frye of Mahanoy City. She weighed 6 pounds, 11.5 ounces and was 19 inches long.

She was welcomed home by her three brothers, Jordan, 13; Nathaniel, 11 and Louie, 8.

Maternal grandparents are Timothy and Peggy Knorr of Tamaqua. Paternal grandparents are Charles Frye Jr. and Cindy Frye of Quakake.

Thursday, August 8, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Zackery J. Yankiewicz

Jessica J. Dalton, daughter of Jack and Kathy (Ogozalek) Dalton of Frackville, and Zackery J. Yankiewicz, son of Derek Yankiewicz, Frackville, and Diane and Todd Smith, Gordon, were united in marriage on Friday, May 24, 2013.

The wedding and reception were held at the ArtsQuest Center at the SteelStacks in Bethlehem, with Derek Yankiewicz officiating the ceremony.

The bride is a 2007 graduate of North Schuylkill High School and a 2011 graduate of Cedar Crest College, where she earned a bachelor's degree in nursing.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
 Southwestern Corn and Chicken Chowder with Tortilla Crisps is a delicious late summer soup.

Sometimes it seems that just as we get ourselves fully into summer mode, we need to start thinking back to school! Oh, no!

This delicious chowder recipe makes liberal use of two of my favorite cheating ingredients: store-bought rotisserie chicken and salsa.