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Friday, June 1, 2012

The Lehighton Area High School Class of 1982 is holding its 30-year reunion on Friday, July 13 at the Lehighton Orioles from 6-11 p.m. It will be a pig roast/luau-style event, and there is a charge. There will be live entertainment.

If you have not received an invitation or for more information, please contact Robin Fatzinger at or (610) 718-9091.

Friday, June 1, 2012

Residents of the Maple Shade Meadows Senior Living Center held Memorial Day services on Tuesday. Representatives from American Legion Post 304 and VFW Post 294 were present to conduct the program.

Friday, June 1, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Leinthall on their wedding day.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Leinthall of Summit Hill will celebrate their golden anniversary on Saturday. They were married by the late Rev. Hagen Stack on June 2, 1962 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Albrightsville.

Mrs. Leinthall is the former Shirley M. Wernett, daughter of the late Paul and Hazel Wernett of Albrightsville.

Mr. Leinthall is the son of the late Violet and Alfred Leinthall of Mauch Chunk.

The couple has one son, Charles Jr. of Jim Thorpe; and two grandsons, John C. of Nesquehoning, and Charles Jr. of Jim Thorpe.

Friday, June 1, 2012

The American Cancer Society will host a Look Good, Feel Better makeover workshop from 4-6 p.m., June 4, at the Blue Mountain Health System, 135 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton.

The session is free and open to all local female cancer patients actively undergoing cancer treatment.

During the session, trained cosmetologists will meet with patients to discuss ways of using makeup and accessories to minimize appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Matthew Jared Reis, 8 White Lane, Jim Thorpe, and Bryana Lee Laudenslager, 141 Unionville Rd., Jim Thorpe.

William Joseph Leitgeb Jr. and Lisa Marie Shafer, 7533 Hamilton Blvd., Trexlertown.

Brad Michael Graver, 2175 Deer Lane, Lehighton, and Heather Marie Kemmerer, 603 Gypsy Hill Gardens, Lehighton.

Tyler Ronald Berger and Kristy Nicole Rodgers, 301 Prospect St., Lehighton.

John Francis Miller and Karen Mary Freeman, 5219 SR115, Box 22, Blakeslee.

Steven Patrick Miller II and Jalene Mae Egner, 304 Christman Rd., Lehighton.

Thursday, May 31, 2012
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS The 23rd Ukrainian Folk Dance Workshop will take place from July 2-6 in Lehighton.

The 23rd Ukrainian Folk Dance Workshop, sponsored by the Ukrainian American Heritage Foundation of the Lower Anthracite Region (UAHF) will be held at the Ukrainian Homestead in Lehighton from Monday-Friday, July 2-6.

The camp runs daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes dance instruction, folk singing, sports, crafts and swimming.

Instruction is offered to children 5 and up, with advanced workshop instruction for experienced dancers. The workshop is under the artistic direction of Andrij Dobriansky assisted by Yurij Dobriansky.

Thursday, May 31, 2012
@$:"Sandsworms of Dune" 1977 by John Schoenherr, from the collection of Robert K. Wiener.

The Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley announces its next special exhibition a mind-bending menagerie of fantastical artworks that push the boundaries of the imagination.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Lauren M.Gibson and Joshua C. Shimer, 342 Hazle St., Tamaqua.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
STACEY SOLT/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS ABOVE LEFT: Georgianna Messinger, Olympic Day organizer and Mahoning Elementary physical education teacher, far right, addresses students during their Olympic Day closing program. Behind her are the flags representing each of the five countries students represented during the program. ABOVE RIGHT: Kate Halenar, left, and Payton Costenbader, first grade students in Mrs. Miller's class, throw a winning toss during the water balloon toss.

Team spirit ran high as students from Lehighton's Mahoning Elementary took part in their annual Olympic Day.

The program serves as a day to get students out of the classroom and into some friendly "international" competition. Boys and girls in kindergarten through fourth grade were broken into five teams representing the United States, Canada, Norway, Mexico, and Japan for a full day of athletic competition.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Pennsylvania 4-H is celebrating 100 years of youth programming. As part of the centennial celebration the planning committee is compiling a history of 4-H through stories.

4-H members, current and former leaders, alumni, current and former extension educators, and/or family members are invited to help tell the story of 100 years of 4-H. The group is hoping to create a historical timeline through stories of those impacted by 4-H.

Stories will be on exhibit around the state throughout 2012. A compilation will be published and offered for sale.