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Friday, June 24, 2011

The Jim Thorpe High School Class of 1991 will host its 20-year reunion on Sunday, July 17, at Jim Thorpe Memorial Park in the Beer Pavilion, starting at noon.

Anyone in the Jim Thorpe High School Class of 1990 or 1992 is also welcome to attend. Please RSVP by July 7 to Jill Gavornik at (570) 325-4089 or

Classmates are invited to enjoy a fun-filled day of music, food, and laughter and reminisce about their high school days.

Please bring a covered dish to share. There is a small admission charge.

Friday, June 24, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Rex

Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Rex will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were married on June 24, 1961 in Lehighton.

Mrs. Rex is the former Nancy Solt, daughter of the late Edward and Ruth Solt, Lehighton.

Mr. Rex is the son of the late Edwin and Lula Rex, Lehighton.

The couple have five children: Kevin and his wife Debra, Lehighton; Shelly and her husband Charles Kurdziel, Lehighton; Scott and his wife LeeAnn, Lehighton; Jeffrey and his wife Michelle, Lehighton; Jody and David Cressley, Weissport.

Friday, June 24, 2011
Jenelle Fronheiser and Kevin Heilman

Jenelle Fronheiser, Lehighton, and Kevin Heilman, also of Lehighton, have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Patricia Rehrig and Bruce Fronheiser Jr., both of Lehighton.

She is a 2008 graduate of Lehighton Area High School and is currently studying nursing at Cedar Crest College. She is employed as a patient care assistant at St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Gloria Heilman of Lehighton, and the late Rollin Heilman.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Former students from the Weissport School reunited in May for the school's third reunion, which took place at Polk Township Fire Company.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Robert William Finley III and Tiffany Rose Lehman, 128 W. Hazard St., Apt. 209, Summit Hill.

Kelly Joel Myers and Jessica Tammaro, 1105 Fairyland Rd., Lehighton.

Shannon Peter Steigerwalt and Melanie Sharbaugh, 314 N. First St., Lehighton.

Stephen Joseph Kanyuck, 57 Apt. L., Village Green, Budd Lake, N.J., and Patricia Josephine Nardone, 713 Jean St., Harding.

Matthew James Hausman and Jessica Marie Mertz, 57 Race St., Jim Thorpe.

Dustin Lee Bauer and Amanda Lynn Billig, 3957 Forest Inn Rd., Aquashicola.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Carla M. Baran, 47 Kahler Avenue, Tamaqua, and Joseph R. Pacitti, 1305 Huff's Church Road, Barto, Berks County.

Denise M. Zemanik and Theodore J. Sisak, 422 W. Centre St., Mahanoy City.

Jennifer M. Kriner, 439 E. South St., Mahanoy City, and Patrick J. Rex, 34 E. Holland St., Summit Hill.

Cara R. Bruni, 22 Spackenkill Road, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., formerly of Mahanoy City, and Peter J. Sanfilippo IV, same address.

Kristen M. Melochick and Justin M. Schultz, 234 Valley St., New Philadelphia.

Isabel M. Knapp and Michael D. Miller, 133 Coal St., Cumbola.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Matthew P. Robertson and Sharon S. Foster

Sharon S. Foster and Matthew P. Robertson of Emmaus, would like to share the news of their recent engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Patricia Maurer of Nesquehoning.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Stephen and Patricia Robertson of Hagerstown, Md.

A Nov. 11, 2011 wedding date is planned.

Monday, June 20, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Snyder on their wedding day.

Ira and Yvonne Snyder, of Lehighton will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 23, 2011.

Ira is the son of the late Eva and Willoughby Snyder, of Packerton. Yvonne is the daughter of the late Dorothy and Fred Leikel, of Lehighton.

Both Ira and Yvonne graduated together from Lehighton High School in 1949.

Mr. Snyder worked for the Fisher Insurance Agency, Lehighton, and Mrs. Snyder worked for the Terrace Restaurant, Walnutport.

The couple has two children: Fred and his wife Georgette, of Whitehall and Ann and her husband, David Wenger, of Bethlehem.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Mr. and Mrs. James J. Zurn of Jim Thorpe are celebrating their 58th wedding anniversary.

They were married on June 20, 1953 by the Rev. O'Laughlin in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Summit Hill.

Mrs. Zurn is the former Rose Cinicola, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lorenzo Cinicola of Summit Hill.

Mr. Zurn is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Roland Zurn of Jim Thorpe.

Friday, June 17, 2011
 Matthew I. Moyer and Donna L. Hartranft

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Donna Lee Hartranft, daughter of Edward and Donna Folweiler of Tamaqua, and Matthew Irvin Moyer, son of Shirley Moyer of Tamaqua and the late Irvin Schoener.

The bride-elect is a 1985 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School and a 2005 graduate of the McCann School of Business, earning a certificate in massage therapy.

She is employed by Zimmerman Transport.

Mr. Moyer is a 1992 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School and is employed by Tamaqua Transfer and Recycling, Inc.

The couple has selected a July 16 wedding date.