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Monday, August 29, 2011

The Bunny Busters 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Club will hold its reorganizational meeting at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at Zion United Church of Christ, Second and Iron streets, Lehighton.

Membership is open for anyone ages 8-18.

The club meets on Sunday evenings, usually once a month, throughout the year. It holds its own rabbit show in the spring, and participates in the Carbon County Fair.

Members have the opportunity to attend and compete at functions on the local, state, and national levels.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Kelly M. Burkot and Jason M. Bowes, 185 Winfield Drive, Middleport.

Friday, August 26, 2011
Special to the times news

Lehighton Area High School's Class of 1971 recently gathered for its 40-year class reunion. The event took place on Aug. 13 at the Mahoning Valley Country Club. Classmates attending included, front row from left, Roberta (Shoemaker) Brewster, Mary Jane (Shirar) Hanson, Sally (Koch) Long, Kathy (Hardy) Liszka, Stephanie Hipple, Robin (Hager) Haimbach, Lana Getz, Brenda (Garvin) Norden, JoAnn Kripper, Pam (Solt) Hughes and Debra Deis.

Friday, August 26, 2011
ANDREW LEIBENGUTH/TIMES NEWS Jacob Gursky, 14, Tamaqua, paints with both sides of the brush while creating simple shade points.

Artistic youth from three local schools spent over 54 hours learning painting and other artistic techniques while creating and painting a room-size mural for the youth group room of the Tamaqua Salvation Army.

Mural coordinator Samantha Heck, who is majoring in the fine arts and art therapy at Kutztown University, thought of the idea while talking with Dina Depos, programs director at the local Salvation Army.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

The Class of 1961, the first graduating class of PVHS in Brodheadsville, is celebrating its 50-year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 27, beginning at noon, in the courtyard garden at the high school.

After a group photo, class members, spouses and friends who attended with them in either Chestnuthill or Polk, will have a guided tour of the building.

A photo video presentation about class members will be shown in the old auditorium. Class members have been asked to submit old informal photos from PV, PHS and CHS.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Ryan Matthew Dutt and Jenna Jean Janecek, 49 W. Broadway, Apt. 104, Jim Thorpe.

Jason Edward Pryce and Tricia Marie Kraftician, 198 Nick Lane, Lehighton.

Jeremy Michael Lichtenwalner, 239 Pinewood Rd., Lehighton, and Ashley Nicole Frey, 2285 Mahoning Drive West, Lehighton.

William Carroll Highland and Jennifer Nicole Guzman, 55 White Spruce Way, Jim Thorpe.

Jay Dwight Smith and Amanda Lynn Jennings, 241 S. Seventh St., Lehighton.

Ryan Lee Heckman and Stacey Ann Strohl, 92 Highland Hill Rd., Lehighton.

Thursday, August 25, 2011
Avery Ilse Haas

A daughter, Avery Ilse Haas, was born to Tara (Hlavaty) and Chris Haas of Denver, Colo., at 6:38 a.m., on July 21, 2011.

Born in Denver, Avery weighed in at 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and measured 19 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Ronald and LaRae Hlavaty of Lehighton.

Paternal grandparents are Klaus and Linda Haas of East Greenwich, R.I.

Thursday, August 25, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Eric Schaffer

Eric Paul Schaffer and Theresa Elizabeth Devaney were united in marriage on May 14, 2011 at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church in Plains. The Rev. Joseph Greskiewicz performed the double ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Joseph and Carol Devaney of Bloomsburg. The bridegroom is the son of William and Christine Schaffer of Lehighton.

The bride carried an assorted arrangement of pink roses while escorted down the aisle by her father.

Thursday, August 25, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Horan

Lacey Lynn Gonzalez, daughter of Carole Kruslicky of Lansford, became the bride of Kevin Francis Horan, son of Martha Horan of Tamaqua and Jack Horan of Hazleton, on June 11, 2011 in the White Bear section of Summit Hill.

District Judge Steven Bayer officiated the double ring ceremony.

Given in marriage by her grandfather, Walter Kruslicky, the bride chose Lauren Gibson of Tamaqua as the maid of honor. Bridesmaid was Linda Marchalk of Tamaqua. Valerie and Chloe Kruslicky of White Bear served as the flower girls.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Selected masters from the collection of the Anita Shapolsky Art Foundation will open to the public from Sept. 3-Oct. 16 at the foundation, located at 20 W. Broadway in Jim Thorpe.

Featured artists include John Hultberg, Ernest Briggs and Seymour Boardman.

Hultberg was born in Berkeley, Calif. in 1922 and studied at the California School of Fine Arts.