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Friday, September 30, 2011

Travis Robert Fichter, 5895 Little Gap Rd., Kunkletown, and Alaine Ruth Halick, 6483 Mountain View Drive, Slatington.

Charles Edward Troutman, 672 Fairyland Rd., Lehighton, and Drewann Melanie Eckman, 407 Mahoning Alley, Lehighton.

Alan Wayne Nastelli, 700 Quaker circle, Apt. 6, Lewisberry, and Judy Lee Schafer, 1166 Red Hill Rd., Lehighton.

Frank Sean Tiedman and Krystle-Dawn Marie Willing, 20 W. Fourth St., Jim Thorpe.

Thursday, September 29, 2011
Jack Semanoff and Rebecca Kagan

The engagement of Rebecca Kagan of Cherry Hill, N.J. to Jack Semanoff of Lehighton has been announced by the couple.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rita and Alan Kagan of Cherry Hill. She is a graduate of Drexel University, where she earned a master's of science in nursing. She is employed as a family nurse practitioner at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Thursday, September 29, 2011
Eric Danielson and Shanna Hubbs

Bill and Denise Hubbs of Odessa, N.Y., announce the engagement of their daughter, Shanna Leigh Hubbs of Port Allegany, Pa., to Eric Marshall Danielson, also of Port Allegany.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Watkins Glen High School, N.Y.; a 2008 graduate of Mansfield University, where she earned her bachelor's degree in music education; and is currently enrolled at Edinboro University, where she is working toward a master's degree in education leadership.

She is employed by the Cameron County School District in elementary band.

Thursday, September 29, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. William A. Nace Sr.

Mr. and Mrs. William A. Nace Sr. are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married Sept. 29, 1961 in Lehighton.

Mrs. Nace is the former Naomi Smith, daughter of the late Jonathan D. Smith Jr. and Ellen S. Smith of Lehighton. Her husband is the son of the late William T. Nice and Catherine E. Nace, Lehighton.

Thursday, September 29, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. James Firkal Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. James Firkal Jr. of Hometown will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary.

They were married on Oct. 2, 1971 at St. Joseph's Church in Summit Hill.

Mrs. Firkal is the former Patricia Yurick, daughter of Paul and Frances Yurick of Summit Hill. Her husband is the son of the late Rita and James Firkal Sr. of Coaldale.

The couple have three children: Pamela of Summit Hill, Kimberly of Hometown, and Brian, who is deceased.

The Firkals took a trip to Disney World in Florida with their daughters to celebrate this special occasion.

Thursday, September 29, 2011
Owen Dylan  Carroll

A son, Owen Dylan Carroll, was born to Brianna and Kevin Carroll of Jim Thorpe, at 9:24 a.m., on July 29, 2011 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. He weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 23 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Michael and Doriana Hurley of Jonas, Pa.

Paternal grandparents are Harry Carroll of Jim Thorpe, and Mary Carroll of Coaldale.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Erbe of Tamaqua celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 22. They were married in St. Jerome's Rectory, Tamaqua, by the late Rev. Joseph Dougherty.

Mrs. Erbe is the former Dolores Marcin, daughter of the late Michael and Bernetta Marcin of Tamaqua.

Mr. Erbe is the son of the late Walter and Sarah Erbe of Tamaqua.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Mamie Strohl

On Sunday, Mahoning Valley Nursing Home resident Mamie Strohl celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by family and friends.

Strohl was born Sept. 25, 1911 in what used to be known as Hatchery, Pa.

"It's under water now," said Strohl.

She also attended school there in a one-room schoolhouse.

She is the daughter of the late James and Emma (Dotter) Meinhart and wife of the late Clayton Strohl.

Monday, September 26, 2011
Aubree Rose Selby

A daughter, Aubree Rose Selby, was born at 11:49 p.m. on Aug. 2, 2011 at Lehigh Valley Hospital to Tammy Ann and John Matthew Selby of Tamaqua.

She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 21 inches long.

Aubree was welcomed home by an older sister, Payton Elisabeth, 2-1/2.

Maternal grandparents are Robert Reis and Peggy Hausman, both of Jim Thorpe.

Paternal grandparents are Jack Selby of Hometown and Maryann Selby of Jim Thorpe.

Monday, September 26, 2011
Kensington Evelyn Strohl

STROHL A daughter, Kensington Evelyn Strohl, was born at 6:24 a.m. on June 19, 2011 in Bethlehem to Korin and Craig H. Strohl II of Summit Hill.

She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 19 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Kenneth and Barbara Boyd of Summit Hill.

Paternal grandparents are Craig and Margaret Strohl of Weatherly.