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Friday, July 30, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. John Nickerson

Pamela Houtz and John Nickerson were united in marriage on June 12, 2010 at the Palmerton Borough Park.

District Judge Bruce Appleton officiated at the double ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Paul and Perma Berger, of Palmerton. Given in marriage by her mother, she chose Cindy Berger to serve as maid of honor and Peggy Feinhour-Stoss to serve as matron of honor.

The bridegroom is the son of the late John H. Nickerson and the late Patsy Tully. He chose Brian LeBar and Larry "Dinker" Smith to serve as best men.

Friday, July 30, 2010
Megan Stalosky and Jason Stewart

The parents of Megan Stalosky of Summit Hill, and Jason Stewart of Weatherly, have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Stalosky of Summit Hill. She is a 2006 graduate of Panther Valley High School and a 2010 graduate of Fortis Institute as a medical assistant tech. She is employed by Penn Medical Group in Weissport and also by Redner's Markets.

Friday, July 30, 2010

The Panther Valley Class of 1965, the jointure's first graduating class, will hold a 45-year class reunion, on Saturday, Aug. 7, from noon to 9 p.m. at the Nesquehoning Fire Company Grove, on Rt. 209 (Catawissa Street) in Nesquehoning.

Christy Joy Catering will be serving from 2-7:30 p.m. Music will be hits of the 60s and 70s presented by Marc Blasko from 4-8 p.m. A group photo will be taken at 3:30 p.m.

To date, 86 members and guests have signed up. Members and guests can show up the day of the event if they haven't already made reservations.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Nicholas Angelo Pozzessere, Box 98, 35 Chestnut St., Tresckow, and Lindsey Ruth Ackley, 1636 N. Fifth St., Stroudsburg.

Kenneth Ellis Santee III and Kristy Lee Purdy, 185 57th St., Kunkletown.

Thomas Jeremy Kattner and Tracy Barabas, 156 Coal St., Nesquehoning.

Michael Vincent Yurista and Heather Lee Smith, 515 E. Diamond Ave., Hazleton.

William Thomas Goho Jr. and Sara Jean Keiper, 1646 State Route 534, Albrightsville.

Shaun Jesse Wininger and Nicole Amanda Williams, 1021 Fifth St., Palmerton.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

The Frable-Fravel family is having an 80th reunion celebration on Aug. 8 at St. Matthew's UCC Church picnic grove in Kunkletown.

The family picture will be taken by Lynn Photography at 1 p.m. Jeff Frable will be the DJ for the day. Food will be served by Layman's Fellowship. Linda Holliday, ventriloquist and magician will entertain, along with Zoreka will do face painting and balloon animals. There will be a cakewalk, Chinese Auction and bingo. Please bring cakes, fruits and vegetables for the cakewalk, and a gift (new or slightly used) for the Chinese Auction.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

The Class of 1953 of Tamaqua High School held its annual class picnic on Saturday, June 26. There were 41 classmates and 17 guests in attendance.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Helen (Olczewski) Anderson

Helen (Olczewski) Anderson, a resident at Heritage Hill Senior Community in Weatherly, is celebrating her 91st birthday on July 30.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1919, Helen also resided in Dixhills, Long Island and Montauk, Long Island. She attended Hofstra University where she earned her bachelor's degree in business administration and teaching. She worked at the Chemical Bank & Trust Company in Manhattan as the secretary to the vice president of the bank.

She married Henry Anderson on Aug. 19, 1939 and they were married for 55 years until his passing.

Friday, July 23, 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, July 23, 2010

Beth Ann Hamby and Kayvon C. Nabavighadi, 476 Miller Rd., Zion Grove, North Union Township.

Kelly L. Davison, 67 River Road, Tamaqua, and Michael S. Heater Jr., 102 S. Cleveland St., McAdoo.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Steven Leonard Gaffney and Jodi Lynn Green, Tunnel St., Lansford.

Richard Wear Donald and Amanda Ann Campbell, 1 Second St., Beaver Meadows.

Alan Francis Sienkiewicz, 130 Tiffany Lane, Lehighton, and Cheryl Anne Kemp, 28 Sambrooke Circle, Lehighton.

Todd Christoper Cannon and Arlene Lucielle Michels, 8199 UVA Drive, Redwood Valley, Calif.