Saturday, August 23, 2014


Thursday, August 12, 2010

Anthony Patrick Olesh and Jodi Lynn Smith, 220 W. Patterson St., Lansford.

Michael Paul Babinchak Jr. and Shelly Lynne Zellner, 52 Andreas Rd., Andreas.

Mark B. Goff and Coren Kintz, 112 School St., Jim Thorpe.

Christopher James Pyle and Kirsten Anderson Bognar, 326 E. Bertsch St., Lansford.

Ronny Kevin Shea and Tracy Sue Kulls, 2281 Long Run Rd., Lehighton.

Thursday, August 12, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Barry Christman

Connie Ann Blauch of Lehighton became the bride of Barry James Christman on May 22, 2010 at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Mahoning.

The Rev. Dody S. Siegfried officiated the double ring ceremony. Colleen Rudelitsch was the organist.

Given in marriage by her son, Michael Shupp, the bride chose Sheila Knappenberger and Shawn Everett as matrons of honor.

The best man was Jeremy Everett.

Ushers were the couple's children: Michael Shupp, Matthew Shupp, Joseph Blauch, Luke Blauch, Cole Christman and Cameron Christman.

Thursday, August 12, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Kalyan

Jacqulyn Bucktooth, daughter of Karen Bucktooth and Nate Dubois of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation, N.Y.; and Jacob William Kalyan, son of Peter and Pamela Kalyan of Las Vegas, Nev., were married on May 5, 2010 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

The Rev. Adam Ducrro presided over the double ring ceremony.

Given in marriage by her mother, the bride chose Letitia Rice as the maid of honor. Michele John served as bridesmaid. The best man was Mason Spalding.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Brenda J. Ferrence and James J. Matula, 719 E. Ridge St., Lansford.

Molly A. Pieracini and Keith J. Horan, 1031 Clamtown Road, Tamaqua R.D.

Ashley Nicole Tassone and Mark Allen Anthony, 77 Willow Street, Jim Thorpe.

Krystal A. Stanton and Gerald E. Shick Jr., 3 Wolf St., Middleport.

Tonya L. Yurcho, 26 W. Pine St., Sheppton, and Jared R. Mummey, 859 Mountain Road, Bloomsburg.

Thursday, August 12, 2010
Callen James Walck

A son, Callen James Walck, was born at 5:59 a.m. on June 21, 2010 at St. Luke's, Allentown, to Jamie and Robert Walck of Lehighton.

He weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19 inches.

Maternal grandparents are Susan and Harry Procina, of Lehighton, and David and Terri Moulthrop, also of Lehighton.

Paternal grandparents are Sue and Kenny Sterling of Lehighton, and Rob and Kim Walck of Nesquehoning.

Monday, August 9, 2010
Caelyn J'naePedraza-Monks

A daughter, Caelyn J'nae Pedraza-Monks was born at 12:18 a.m. on July 4, 2010 at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown, to Kimberlee Monks and Noe Pedraza of Lansford.

She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 20 inches long.

The new baby was welcomed home by an older sister, Jaynssa Pedraza-Monks, who is a year old.

Maternal grandparents are Kenneth and Donna Monks of Lansford.

Paternal grandparents are Jesus and Nicolasa Pedraza of Mexico.

Monday, August 9, 2010

Robert Lewis Walper IV and Gwen Lynn Helmer, 135 Horseshoe Lane, Lehighton.

Darin Paul McCaa and Christine Arieta, 111 Circle Drive, Lehighton.

Charles Harvey Young and Tara Ann Casper, 268 Lehigh Ave., Palmerton.

Mark Richard Suabedissen and Michele Pene Herbison, 208 Chippewa Trail, Box 1311, Albrightsville.

Gerald Michael Dillon Jr., 210 Ridge St., Coaldale, and Richelle Lynn Coombe, 223 Stock St., Nesquehoning.

Monday, August 9, 2010

The Panther Valley High School Class of 1995 is planning its 15th reunion.

Classmates interested in attending should send their current address to Terri Fritzinger Williams, 338 West Abbott St., Lansford, PA 18232 or

Friday, August 6, 2010

The 94th Gerber/Garber family reunion will be held on Saturday, Aug. 14, at the West Penn Community Park near Snyders (located off Route 309 about eight miles south of Tamaqua). All descendants of Henry and Magdalena (Dietrich) Gerber and their 12 children are welcome to attend. Henry Gerber is the progenitor of the West Penn Township Gerber/Garbers, settling in the township in the late 1790s. A genealogist will be on hand to answer questions.

Friday, August 6, 2010

The S.S. Palmer High School Class of 1943 is planning its 67th year reunion on Saturday, Sept. 11. Members, spouses, children, grandchildren, etc., are welcome.

Meet at Bert's Restaurant at noon. They will order from the house menu, rather than having a previously chosen dinner. Please let a reunion committee member know that you plan to attend, so they can notify Bert's of the number of people expected.

The committee is seeking the following class members.