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Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. John Jones

Annette Strohl, daughter of Charles and Joan Strohl of Jim Thorpe, and John Jones, son of the late John and Alice Jones of Summit Hill, were united in marriage by Mayor Paul McArdle of Summit Hill. The double ring ceremony was held on Dec. 24, 2010 in the couple's home in Summit Hill.

Given in marriage by her sons Daniel and Richard Abel, the bride chose Robin Heydt as her matron of honor.

Daniel Abel was the best man.

The new Mrs. Jones is a graduate of Jim Thorpe Area High School and McCann School of Business. She is employed by Elbeco City Shirt in Frackville.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

The Marian High School class of 1989, will hold a reunion from 6-10 p.m. on Saturday, May 28 at the Mountain Valley Golf Course.

Contact Vanessa Gerhard at (570) 778-5419 for further information.

Monday, March 21, 2011
Adam LaRose celebrated his 100th birthday on March 11.

Adam LaRose turned 100 years old this month and has something in common with today's youngsters. The former Lehighton man has his own Wii video game system, which he received at the age of 98.

He likes to play Tiger Woods PGA Tour on the Wii with his friends at Calvary Fellowship Homes Retirement Community in Lancaster. Sometimes he has a good game, but would prefer to play regular golf.

In addition to golf, LaRose enjoys Wii bowling, baseball and strength-fitness games. He also likes to read historical fiction.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Jeffrey Duane Hosier Sr. and Donna Lee Delabar, 316 Bridge St., Weissport.

George Edward Price and Crystal Dawn Lehman, 500 Mahoning St., Lehighton.

Barry Lee Schlier and Dana Briggs Lincovich, 354 E. Fell St., Summit Hill.

Dana Jay Miller and Lori Lynn Rhode, 901 North St., Jim Thorpe.

Demetrius Michael Lopresti and Amber Lynn Moyer, 214 Center St., Tamaqua.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Penny E. James, 103 Church Lane, Tamaqua R.D., and Richard L. Stroh, 1248 Main St., Slatington.

Samantha M. Benedetto and Jeremy M. Cammarn, 114 Water St., New Philadelphia.

Holly L. Witner and Travis J. Herring, 99 Top St., Sugarloaf.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Aaron Keller and Andrea Neff

Andrea Neff of Kresgeville and Aaron Keller, also Kresgeville, have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Randy and Deb Neff of Danielsville. She is a 1996 graduate of Northampton High school. She is currently employed by St. Luke's Physician Group.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Allen Keller Jr. of Gilbert and Bonnie Keller of Trachsville. He is a 1994 graduate of Pleasant Valley High School. He is currently employed by Muschlitz Excavating.

A wedding is scheduled for May 7 of this year.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
MaryAnn Storm-Dait and Hubert "Bob" Alward

The engagement of MaryAnn Storm-Dait, Lehighton, to Hubert "Bob" Alward, also of Lehighton, has been announced by her mother, Mary S. Storm, Lehighton, and her sons, Joseph and Matthew Dait.

The bride-to-be is also the daughter of the late Lester G. Storm. She is a 1981 graduate of Lehighton Area High School and the Williamsport Hospital School of Nursing. She earned an associate degree in business management from L.C.C.C.

She is currently employed by Northampton County at Gracedale Nursing Home.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Steele Michael Zalik

A son, Steele Michael Zalik, was born at 5:06 p.m. on Feb. 7, 2011, in St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill, to Kristin and Timothy Zalik of Palmerton.

He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 20 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Michael and Susan Zavagansky of Lansford. Paternal grandparents are Brian and Michaele Kulick of Nesquehoning.

Maternal great-grandparents are Michael and Dorothy Zavagansky of Lansford.

Paternal great-grandmother is Evelyn Malaska of Nesquehoning.

Monday, March 14, 2011
Ava Camille Serfass

A daughter, Ava Camille Serfass, was born at 4:22 p.m. on Jan. 23, 2011 at St. Luke's in Allentown, to Tammy and Danny Serfass Jr. of Lehighton.

She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 19.5 inches long.

The new baby has four older siblings: Brianna, 17; Owen, 5; Olivia, 3; and Sophia, 1.

Maternal grandparents are Pete and Martha Balogach, Lehighton. Paternal grandparents are Danny and Tessy Serfass, Palmerton.

Maternal great-grandmother is Gloria Balogach, Lehighton.

Thursday, March 10, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Murphy

Wendy Marek and Scott Murphy were united in marriage on Oct. 9, 2010 at St. John's Orthodox Church in Nesquehoning.

The Rev. Robert Teklinski officiated the double ring ceremony.

Given in marriage by her parents, Michael and Christine Marek of Nesquehoning, the bride chose her cousin, Natalie Angst of Drums, to serve as matron of honor.

Bridesmaids included Kristin Untisz, Fairborn, Ohio; Melissa Sweigart, Mifflinburg, Pa.; and Johanna Murphy, Annandale, Va., sister-in-law of the bridegroom.