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Friday, May 20, 2011
Katherine DeBias and Jarrad Farber

The engagement of Katherine DeBias, Womelsdorf, and Jarrad Farber, also of Womelsdorf, has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ron and Judi DeBias of Slatington. She is a 2005 graduate of Northern Lehigh High School, and graduated magna cum laude from Wilkes University in 2009. She has been employed at Lower Dauphin High School, Hummelstown, for two years.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Colton Jacob Allesch

A son, Colton Jacob Allesch, was born at 9:31 p.m., Feb. 7, 2011 at Providence Hospital in Anchorage, Alaska to Maria and Brian Allesch of Eagle River, Alaska.

He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 19 inches long.

He was welcomed home by his older sister Sarah, 4.

Maternal grandparents are Lyn and Cynthia Collins of Box Springs, Georgia.

Paternal grandparents are John Allesch and Carol Allesch, both of Summit Hill.

Maternal great-grandparents are Brady and Gloria Preston, Columbus, Ga.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Glen Laudenslager

Glen Laudenslager, a resident at Heritage Hill Senior Community in Weatherly, celebrated his 92nd birthday on Sunday.

Born May, 15, 1919 in Lewistown, Glen also lived in Cape May and Colonia, N.J., and Port Charlotte, Fla. He is a World War II veteran and served in the Army Air Force as a radar mechanic in the B24 Squadron in Italy.

Glen married Rosetta Leona on Dec. 22, 1940. They were married for 50 years until her passing.

After 41 years, Glen retired from the Burnham, Pa. Steel Mill where he worked in the test preparation center.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Amanda J. Luna and David L. Hascin, 250 Van Gelder St., Tamaqua.

Shauna A. Barron, 124 Stock St., Nesquehoning, and John K. Zancofsky, III, 318 Railroad St., Tamaqua.

Holly R. Rolland, 119A Gay St., Tamaqua, and Joshua C. Watson, 507 Brew St., Tamaqua.

Valerie T. Gray and Joseph A. Domines, 10 Jones St., Quakake, Rush Township.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Brad Richard Bowman and Kimberly Renee Hahn, 1245 Church Drive, Palmerton.

Tim Allen David and Sara Lynn Withers, 450 Seventh St., Lehighton.

Kevin Francis Horan and Lacey Lynn Gonzalez, 250 E. Abbott St., Lansford.

Brent Wayne Kunkle and Katelyn Marie Driscoll, 406 15th St., 4E, Brooklyn, N.Y.

George Allen Rohlfing, 135 S. Sixth St., Lehighton, and Tracy Ann Andrews, 122 N. Ninth St., Lehighton.

Samuel Thomas Claypoole and Jessica Marie Terry, 522 Franklin Ave., Palmerton.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Rick Kirkendall and Tracy Shupp

The engagement of Tracy Shupp, Lehighton, and Rick Kirkendall, also of Lehighton, has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jean Shupp and Mark Shupp, of Lehighton. She is a graduate of Lehighton Area High School and is currently a student at Lincoln Technical Institute.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Kimberly Tracey of Whitehall, and Rick Kirkendall of Lehighton. He is a graduate of Lehighton Area High School and is also currently attending Lincoln Technical Institute.

No date has been set for the wedding.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Gene Wayne Miller and Cynthia Lee Eichelberger, 155 W. Main St., Weatherly.

Todd Allen Diener and Jennifer Koch, 185 White Oak Drive, Lehighton.

Matthew Lee Christman and Jessica Marie Phegley, 8 Stoney Ridge Rd., Apt. A5, Palmerton.

Monday, May 9, 2011
Sean Ryan Helmer

A son, Sean Ryan Helmer, was born at 4:06 a.m. on April 11, 2011 at Lehigh Valley Hospital to Jennifer and Chad Helmer of Allentown.

He weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Ronald and Johanna Brelsford of Stratford, Conn.

Paternal grandparents are David and Carol Helmer of Lehighton.

Maternal great-grandmother is Marjorie Brelsford of Stratford.

Paternal great-grandfather is Ardie Helmer of Palmerton.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Kimberly L. Bartasavage and Todd R. Woodward, 101 Buck Run Road, Tamaqua.

Amy A. Pavelko, 39 S. White St., Shenandoah, and Matthew R. Northy, 518 W. Spruce St., Mahanoy City.

Betty M. Harkins and Edgar Palmer, 39 Center St., Kelayres.

Kelly A. Leitzel, 336 Lake Side Drive, Swedesboro, N.J., formerly of New Ringgold and Jason B. Wright, 336 Lake Side Drive, Swedesboro, N.J.

Danielle R. Salvador and Christopher M. Long, 722 Kennedy Drive, McAdoo.

Monday, May 2, 2011
Morgan JudithCummins

CUMMINS A daughter, Morgan Judith Cummins, was born at 11 a.m. on Feb. 18, 2011 at St. Luke's, Allentown, to Kristy and Mark Cummins Jr. of Lehighton.

She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Clair Breiner, Lehighton, and the late Judith Breiner.

Paternal grandparents are Mark Cummins Sr., Lehighton, and Elizabeth Humphreys, Atco, N.J.