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Thursday, October 28, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Semuta

Susanne Kane, daughter of David and Patricia Holmes of Hometown, and the late James Kane, Tamaqua, became the bride of Joseph Jeffrey Semuta, son of Joseph and Mary Alyce Semuta of Hazleton on July 2, 2010 in an outdoor ceremony at the Stroudsmoor Country Inn, Stroudsburg.

Officiating the double ring ceremony was the Rev. Bob Amundsen. A brass quintet, led by Brian Shughart, provided music for the ceremony.

Given in marriage by her mother, the bride chose Cara (Griffin) Ruggeri of Coopersburg as her matron of honor.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

The Palmerton Area High School Class of 1985 is holding a 25-year reunion on Saturday, Nov. 27 from 6-11 p.m. at the Blue Ridge Country Club, Palmerton.

Dinner will be buffet-style. Reservations must be made by Nov. 1.

Organizers are looking for pictures of senior year. If you have any to share, forward them to Andy Smith at or 320 East Market St., Bethlehem, PA 18018.

Thursday, October 28, 2010
Vera Sage Reinhart

REINHART A daughter, Vera Sage Reinhart, was born at 10:51 a.m. on Aug. 7, 2010 at St. Luke's Hospital to Blair and Dustin Reinhart of Slatington.

She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 21.5 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Melanie and Dan Adamski and Bill and Jacqueline Yaich.

Paternal grandparents are Jean and Larry Reinhart.

Great-grandparents are Barry and Barbara Burns, Claire Miller and Norwood Hartline.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010
special to the times news

The Palmerton High School Class of 1955 held its 55-year reunion on Sept. 11 at Blue Mountain Ski Area. Attending the reunion were, front row from left, Anna (Wagner) Strohl, Kay (Greensweig) Frable, Ella Mae (Eckhart) Moyer, Patricia (Dobias) Brunner, Kathryn (Kleintop) Summers, Marie (Sznyter) Ormanoski, Margaret Kuhet, Claire (Livengood) Heiny and Barbara (Aranjo) Maloney.

Monday, October 25, 2010
Matthew Arthur Alban

A son, Matthew Arthur Alban, was born at 2:56 p.m. on July 19, 2010 in Winchester, Va., to Kay (Mehalko) and Jeffrey Alban, Front Royal, Va.

He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 20 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Joseph and Sandra Mehalko of Hometown.

Paternal grandparents are Michael and Janis Alban of Hopewell Junction, N.Y.

Monday, October 25, 2010
Joe Stellar and Kerry Wayne

The engagement of Kerry Wayne of White Plains, N.Y., to Joe Stellar of Newfoundland, Pa., has been announced by the couple's parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chace Wayne of Downingtown, Pa. She is a 2001 graduate of Downingtown High School, and a 2005 graduate of King's College in Wilkes-Barre.

She is a New York vaccine sales representative for Sanofi Pasteur.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of James and Denise Stellar of Lehighton. He is a 2001 graduate of Lehighton Area High School, and a 2005 graduate of King's College.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Shawn Steven Klingle and Kristin Lee Behler, 1080 Forest Inn Rd., Palmerton.

Brian David White Sr., 134 Bridge St., Lehighton, and Jeanmarie Russell Fox, 126 N. Fourth St., Lehighton.

Monday, October 25, 2010
Tim A. David and Sara L. Withers

The engagement of Sara L. Withers, Lehighton, to Tim A. David, also of Lehighton, has been announced by his father.

The bride is the daughter of the late Dr. Donald Schrader and Marjorie Schrader.

She is a graduate of Newbury Park High School, Newbury Park, Calif., and attended USC, Los Angeles, Calif. for two years. She is employed as the personnel manager for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., working for 15 years at the Lehighton stores; and for one year at the Trexlertown store.

The prospective bridegroom is a 1977 graduate of Lehighton Area High School.

Monday, October 25, 2010
Avery Catherine Barry

A daughter, Avery Catherine Barry, was born at 12:32 a.m. on Oct. 9, 2010 at St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown, to Kimberly and Brandon Barry of Lehighton.

She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 20.5 inches long.

She was welcomed home by her two older sisters, Hannah, 4, and Hailey, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Danny and Karen Stubits of Lehighton.

Paternal grandparents are Don and Kay Barry of Lehighton.

Friday, October 22, 2010
Amanda E. Boyle and Michael E. Searfoss

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Boyle of Tamaqua have announced the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Elizabeth, to Michael Edward Searfoss, son of Carol Searfoss and the late Edward Searfoss III of Reading.

The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Marian Catholic High School and a 2004 graduate of Alvernia College. She has a M.Ed. from Penn State University and is currently teaching fifth grade at St. Peter School in Reading.