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Thursday, June 30, 2011
David Heilman and Nicole Atherholt

The engagement of Nicole Atherholt, Lehighton, to David Heilman, also of Lehighton, has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kevin and Gisele Atherholt of Palmerton. A homemaker, she is a 2003 graduate of Palmerton Area High School.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Kim and Paulette Heilman of Lehighton. He is a 2002 graduate of Palmerton Area High School. He is employed by Star Pre-Owned Automotive as a finance/sales manager.

A wedding date has been set for Oct. 22, 2011.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Michael James Miller and Racye Reinal Sanders, 132 S. Second St., Lehighton.

Paul Wesley Miller and Dorothy Mae Seko, 128 W. Hazard St., Apt. 102, Summit Hill.

Timothy James Santee and Stacy Ann Fritzinger, 200 Douglas Lane, Kunkletown.

Michael David Gilbridge Jr. and Tina Louise Kemmerer, 72 E. Center St., Nesquehoning.

David Andrew Magyar and Linda Lee Lewis, 755 Elm St., Lehighton.

Joseph John Julian Jr., 50 Crescent Drive, Nesquehoning, and Jessica Rachel Lane, 144 Wildcreek Drive, Jim Thorpe.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Niles Landers Grover

Niles Landers Grover, a resident at Heritage Hill Senior Community in Weatherly, celebrated his 90th birthday on Monday.

He was born on June 27, 1921 in Hudsondale. He has lived all of his life in this area.

Niles graduated in 1938 from Weatherly Area High School and was also a graduate of Hardwick University in New York.

During his service in World War II, as an Army Aircorp B-24 Bomber pilot, he received a Flying Distinguished Cross and various other medals of honor.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Bill Tiley

William "Bill" F. Tiley, formerly of Tamaqua, is celebrating his 100th birthday today at his home on Marco Island, Fla. His relatives and friends will gather to celebrate the occasion.

Born June 28, 1911, Tiley attended Tamaqua schools and participated on sports teams with Karl and Don Rubin and Joe Zanin. They all went to Temple University and played football under the coaching of the famous Glenn "Pop" Warner. He played on the winning team of the very first Sugar Bowl game that was played that year.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Dr. Kate L. Ciesienski and Dr. John A. Stanko

The engagement of Kate L. Ciesienski and John A. Stanko, both of Boston, Mass, has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Carol Ciesienski of Reading. She is a 2000 graduate of Muhlenberg High School. She received a bachelor of science in chemistry from Millersville University in 2004 and a Ph.D in inorganic chemistry from Duke University in 2010.

Monday, June 27, 2011

The Tamaqua Area High School Class of 1976 had its 35-year reunion on Saturday, June 11 at Hope's Grove in Tamaqua. There were 42 class member and a total of 63 people in attendance. The day included a pig roast, picnic, dancing, socializing and ended with a fireworks display.

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.