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Friday, January 14, 2011
Brody Philip D'Souza

A son, Brody Philip D'Souza, was born at 6:49 a.m. on Nov. 30, 2010 at Rex Women's Center in Raleigh, N.C. to Stephanie L. and Vijay T. D'Souza.

He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 21 inches long.

Brody was welcomed home by his older brother Gavin Thomas, 3.

Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Dally and Mr. Thomas R. Lisella, all of Tamaqua.

Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Philip D'Souza of Gaithersburg, Md.

Great-grandparents are Mrs. Alfred Reese of Mahoning Valley and Mr. Christy Lisella of Summit Hill.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Christopher Wayne Warner, 149 W. Ridge St., Apt. 1A, Lansford, and Audrey Marie Coady, 324 Ridge Terrace, Coaldale.

Friday, January 7, 2011
Meghan Paige Sendel

SENDEL A daughter, Meghan Paige Sendel, was born at 3:50 p.m. on Nov. 29, 2010 at Virtua Hospital, Voorhees, N.J. to Charlene and Erik Sendel of Marlton, N.J.

She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 20 1/2 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Kathy and Tom Winkelspecht of Albrightsville. Paternal grandparents are Diane and Bill Sendel of Howell, N.J.

Maternal great-grandparents are Claire and Bill Goodwin, Delran, N.J.

Paternal great-grandmother is Rita Shanfelt of Jim Thorpe.

Friday, January 7, 2011
Andrew Bowman and Kayla Sherry

The engagement of Kayla Sherry, daughter of David and Kimberly Sherry of Lehighton, and Andrew Bowman, son of Michael and Janice Bowman of Ashfield, has been announced by the couple's parents.

The bride-to-be is a junior at East Stroudsburg University, where she is majoring in elementary education, and minoring in English.

The prospective bridegroom is a junior at Kutztown University, where he is majoring in music education.

A 2013 wedding is being planned.

Thursday, January 6, 2011
Brian David Reese

A son, Brian David Reese, was born at 1:52 p.m. on Oct. 18, 2010 at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown to Diane and Dave Reese of Jim Thorpe.

He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long.

He was welcomed home by his big sister Keira Elizabeth, 3.

Maternal grandparents are Barbara and Louie Sommers, Summit Hill.

Paternal grandparents are Rose and Randy Reese of Jim Thorpe.

Thursday, January 6, 2011
Matthew Bloom and Melissa Bogart

The engagement of Melissa Bogart, daughter of Timothy and Annette Bogart, Lehighton, to Matthew Bloom, son of Harvey and June Bloom of Randolph, Mass., has been announced by the couple's parents.

The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Lehighton Area High School.

She graduated from Lehigh Carbon Community College with an associate degree in paralegal studies and works as an office manager at Cheng Law Offices, P.C., Palmerton.

Thursday, January 6, 2011
Kylie CarolSommers

A daughter, Kylie Carol Sommers, was born at 11:45 a.m. on Oct. 24, 2010 at Schuylkill Medical Center in Pottsville to Kelly and Michael Sommers of Summit Hill.

She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long.

She was welcomed home by her brother Michael Patrick, 3.

Maternal grandfather is Stephen Minahan of Mahanoy Plane.

Paternal grandparents are Louis and Barbara Sommers of Summit Hill.

Thursday, January 6, 2011
Jordan P. Pawlicki and Ciara Reis

The engagement of Ciara Reis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John P. Reis of Towamensing Township, to Jordan P. Pawlicki, son of Lili Navatier and Mark Pawlicki, Effort, has been announced by her parents.

The bride-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Palmerton Area High School and a 2010 graduate of CCTI evening classes in cosmetology.

She is employed as a beautician at "A Cut Above" in Brodheadsville.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2006 graduate of Pleasant Valley High School.

He is employed as a supervisor at Piramal Healthcare in Bethlehem.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Jill H. Frie and Robert J. Motto, 71 Silver Creek Rd., New Philadelphia.

Camila Roces and David B. Perez, 410 E. Centre St., Mahanoy City.

Kimberlee A. Gallagher, 608 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, and Gerald T. Burkett, 625 Dairy Rd., Tamaqua.

Friday, December 31, 2010
Lee Hopkins and Kerri Marcin

George and Susan Marcin of Lehighton have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kerri, to Lee Hopkins, son of Lee and Jeanette Hopkins of New Egypt, N.J.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Palmerton Area High School and The Pennsylvania State University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in education.

She is employed by Wells Fargo at its corporate center in Raleigh, N.C.

The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of New Egypt High School in New Jersey and West Chester University, where he played football and completed a bachelor's degree in criminal justice.