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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Sasha Kranch, 180 First St., Coaldale, and Jason M. Reis, 747 E. Patterson St., Lansford.

Crystal L. Caracappa, 25 Hughes St., New Ringgold, and Richard J. Wotring, 125 Coal St., Cumbola, Blythe Township.

Nicole D. Bartholomew and John J. Mushock III, 624 Mountain Top Terrace, McAdoo.

Ivy M. Stonelake and Karl B. Hodge Jr., 926 E. Center St., Mahanoy City.

Jennifer L. Betz and Jerome Richmond Jr., 519 N. Railroad St., Tamaqua.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Mr. and Mrs. James H. McCauley of Jim Thorpe are celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary this week.

The couple was married on July 21, 1956 by the late Rev. Singer in Forty Fort Methodist Church, Forty Fort.

Mrs. McCauley is the former Barbara Boston, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Owen Boston of Forty Fort.

Mr. McCauley is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. George McCauley of Jim Thorpe. He is retired from Bethlehem Steel.

The couple has one son, James, and his wife Coleen of Jim Thorpe; and one grandchild, Matthew.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Steven J. Walters and Melissa J. Boehrer

The engagement of Melissa J. Boehrer of Slatington, to Steven J. Walters, also of Slatington, has been announced by her parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Douglas and Jeanne Boehrer of Walnutport. She is a graduate of Northern Lehigh High School and Johnson and Wales University, where she studied pastry arts.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Tina and Ray Walters, Jr. of Slatington. He is a graduate of Northern Lehigh High School and is the owner of Walters Welding and Fabrication.

Monday, July 18, 2011
Michael Schaeffer and Amanda Strohl

The engagement of Amanda M. Strohl of Nesquehoning, to Michael J. Schaeffer of Laurys Station, has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Charles and Kathy Strohl of Nesquehoning. She is a graduate of Panther Valley High School and Northampton Community College. She is employed by the Lehigh Valley Health Network.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of James and Diane Schaeffer of Schnecksville. He is a graduate of Parkland High School, and is employed by Lehigh Valley Penn Sheet Metal.

The wedding is set for Aug. 18, 2012.

Monday, July 18, 2011
Special to the TIMES NEWS

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1943 held its annual reunion picnic June 18 at the Owl Creek Park. Class members in attendance included, front, from left, Dan Gangloff, Pat Kennedy Regalis, Jean Taylor Derr, Mary Ellen Boyer, Betty Rother Connely, John Urban, Mary Arner Dotter, Pearl Billman Leiby, Ruth Gerber Blaschak, and Irene Bachert Mantz. Second row, Harold Boyer, Tom Edwards, Marlin Reinhart, Paul Lewis, Ted Bogosh, Harry Fetterman, Dick Jones and Robert Mantz. Also in attendance, but unavailable for the photo were: Pauline Frantz Edling and Theresa Calabrese Dunkelberger.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Kathryn M. Shyne and Neil G. Pendry, 28 E. Foster Ave., Coaldale.

Linda L. Kessler and Thomas P. Ladson, Zion Grove R1.

Tavia S. Bachert and Joseph R. Cardell, 5 Swenson St., Tamaqua R.D.

Cassandra J. Howley and Robert J. Moucheron, 925 E. Centre St., Mahanoy City.

Kelly M. Thomas and Michael D. Reichert, 507 Mountain Road, New Ringgold.

Lindsey L. Hartung and Joshua W. Seibert, 116 Gay St., Tamaqua.

Jennifer L. Pavalko and Derek P. Zukovich, 458 Fairview St., Tamaqua.

Donna L. Hartranft and Matthew I. Moyer, 591 N. Railroad St., Tamaqua.

Monday, July 18, 2011

The Jim Thorpe High School Class of 1975 is seeking information on the following class members: Thomas and Timothy Phillips, Curtis Reinart, Anna Kibler, Linda Goddard, Lewis Gullone, Bruce Hall, Theresa Snyder, Mary Ann Reiss, Lena Zeigenfuss and Antoinette Yaich.

If anyone has information on these classmates, call Bonnie Hoffman, (610) 554-3528 or email

The class of 1975-1979 will be holding its reunion on Oct. 22, at the Lehighton Orioles facility.

Friday, July 15, 2011

The 63rd annual Eck reunion will take place at the Emmaus Community Park, 1401 Shimerville Road, Emmaus in the rotary pavilion on Aug. 7.

Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Please bring a covered dish or dessert for the community table, a cake for the cake walk and a prize for the raffle table. A business meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. There will be games for the children.

Please bring current photos of your family.

For more information, call Lori Berta at (610) 967-9681 or (610) 533-9679.

Friday, July 15, 2011
Cecelia Noelle Cain

A daughter, Cecelia Noelle Cain, was born to Erin (Day) and Harold Cain III of Larksville, at 10:28 a.m., April 14, 2011. Born in Allentown, she weighed 9 pounds, 7.5 ounces and was 22 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Lester Day and Kathy Charles of Allentown and Barbara and John Shupp of Palmerton. Maternal great-grandparents are Plair and Carolyn Koch and Dawn Day and the late Lawrence Day, all of Lehighton.

Friday, July 15, 2011
Beatrice Burbes

Beatrice Burbes, a resident of Hometown Nursing Home and formerly of Lehighton will celebrate her 99th birthday on July 17.

She is the widow of Lewis Burbes, who passed away in 1979.

She is the mother of two sons: Bruce Fritzinger, who resides in Lehighton with his wife, Charlotte, and Elmer Fritzinger, who passed away 10 years ago.

A dinner is planned in her honor.