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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.

Friday, December 31, 2010
William Dale III and Kyra de Lodzia

Kyra de Lodzia and William E. Dale III, both of Tamaqua, have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dr. Georges de Lodzia of Kingston, R.I.; and Mimi de Lodzia of Narragansett, R.I. She is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island and a graduate of the University of Coimbra, Portugal.

She is currently employed by the United Parcel Service.

The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of William E. Dale Sr. and Dorothy Dale of the Hometown section of Tamaqua.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

A son, Sebastian Edward Geiger, was born on Dec. 22, 2010, at Bloomsburg Hospital, to Nicole Hinkson and Ed Geiger of Summit Hill.

Maternal grandparents are Hugh and Diane Coates of Berwick.

Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Cope of Bath; and Mr. and Mrs. Edward R. Geiger Sr. of Franklin Township.

Sebastian was welcomed home by four siblings, Shawnee, 11; Tyler, 12; Braxton, 3; and Zachary, 2.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Reneé Hrin and Joe Solt

The engagement of Reneé Hrin of Philadelphia, to Joe Solt of Lehighton, has been announced by their families.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of George Hrin and the late Mary Jane Hrin, both of Philadelphia. She is a 1987 graduate of Archbishop Ryan High School; a 1992 graduate from Holy Family University; and a 2003 graduate of Lehigh University, where she earned a master's degree in molecular biology. She is currently employed at Merck & Company, in West Point, Pa. as an HIV researcher.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Allen Shupp

Sherry Lynn Haydt, daughter of Jerry and Sally Haydt of Kunkletown, became the bride of Daniel Allen Shupp, son of Karl and Grace Auchter of Macungie and the late Lloyd Shupp, on July 24, 2010, during an outside ceremony at Jerry and Sally Haydt's home. Judge Debby York officiated the ceremony. Dan Smale was the organist.

Given in marriage by her parents, the bride chose Denise Shupp of Illinois as the matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Kelly Wilkins of Kunkletown; Kristin Sherer of Kunkletown, cousin of the bride; and Abby Shupp of Palmerton, the groom's daughter.

Monday, December 27, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Michael T. Sniscak

Mr. and Mrs. Michael T. Sniscak of Nesquehoning recently celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary. They were married in 1947.

Mrs. Sniscak is the former Ann Choley.

The couple has a son, Mark, and his wife Nancy of Nesquehoning. They also have two grandchildren, Michael and Amber; and two great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Airama.