Wednesday, May 24, 2017


Friday, January 27, 2017
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Salva Libid

Stephanie Ann Curran of Dover, Delaware, daughter of James and Lynette Curran of Jim Thorpe, and Joseph Salva Libid of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, son of Fernando and Yolanda Libid and the late Marie Joyce Salva Libid, were wed on Oct. 8, 2016, at Immaculate Conception Church in Jim Thorpe.

The Rev. James J. Ward officiated the double ring ceremony.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose Karla Conrad of Allentown to be her matron of honor.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

David and Magdalen Armbruster of Lehighton recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was wed Nov. 5, 1966, at Zion Lutheran Church in Packerton by the Rev. James Papada.

Mrs. Armbruster is the former Magdalen K. Swatt, daughter of the late John Charles and E. Magdalen Swatt. Mr. Armbruster is the son of the late Herbert and Mae Armbruster.

Saturday, March 26, 2016
Mr. and Mrs. James Dunn Copyright - DAVE-WHITE

Nicole Dubosky Thomas and James Adam Dunn were united in marriage on Oct. 10, 2015, at Mountain Valley Golf Course in Barnesville. The Rev. Preston Broadhurst officiated the double ring ceremony.

The daughter of Gar and Kim Thomas of Lake Hauto, the bride was given in marriage by her parents. She chose Samantha Capita to be her matron of honor. Bridesmaids included Stephanie Dunbar, Shelby Hankins, Lauren Fedor, Megan Amey and Rachel Rega. Flower girls were Faith Dunn, Hailey Dunn and Ava Dunn.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Misericordia University, Dallas, recently recognized six students in the doctor of physical therapy program for going above and beyond their required course load.

Six third-year DPT students completed certification in Lee Silverman Voice Treatment BIG, a specialty program designed to train rehabilitation therapists in an evidence-based treatment approach for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders.

Students include Kaitlyn Wisser of Saylorsburg and Cailin McCullion of Nesquehoning.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Earns degree from Cabrini

Brandon Mazepa of Palmerton earned a bachelor of arts degree in history from Cabrini College, Radnor, during the college’s 55th commencement exercises, which were held on May 17.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Laura Cinicola of West Penn Township has graduated cum laude from Lycoming College in Williamsport. She received a bachelor of art degree in photography and commercial design. She is a 2011 graduate of Marian Catholic High School.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Janieva Mallory of Jim Thorpe was named to the 2015 spring semester dean’s list at Simmons College in Boston. Her major is philosophy.

To qualify for dean’s list status, undergraduate students must obtain a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher, based on 12 or more credit hours of work in classes using the letter grade system.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Channing Shiffert of Slatington was named to the dean’s list at Cabrini College, Radnor, for the spring academic year.

Dean’s list students have achieved a GPA of 3.5-3.89 for coursework completed at Cabrini College with a minimum of 15 credits.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Palmerton High School Class of 1985 will hold its 30-year class reunion from 6 to 11 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Sokol Hall in Palmerton.

Tickets are $30, and include dinner, beer, beverages, and entertainment. Bring your own bottle.

Mail checks payable to "PHS Class of 85" to Lori Haydt, 1240 Trachsville Hill Road, Kunkletown, PA 18058. Payment is due Sept. 1.

For more information, call Steph Anderson at 610-597-0405.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The descendants of George and Lillie (Eaches) Walck will hold their annual reunion at 11 a.m. Aug. 23 at the Bowmanstown Rod and Gun Club, 525 Club Road, Palmerton.

Bring a covered dish or dessert to share and an item for the Chinese Auction or "Cake Walck." Business meeting at 1 p.m.