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Saturday, August 30, 2014
Joseph Pinkey and Eileen Gurcsik

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Eileen Gurcsik of Allentown and Joseph Pinkey of Tamaqua.

The bride-elect is the daughter of John and Mary Gurcsik of Tamaqua. She earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Kutztown University, and is currently pursuing a master's degree in business administration from DeSales University.

She is employed as a customer service lead for ULINE in Breinigsville.

Saturday, August 30, 2014
Camryn Layne Gillespie

A daughter, Camryn Layne Gillespie, was born at 8:54 a.m. on May 14, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest in Allentown to Loren and Patrick Gillespie of Jim Thorpe.

She was 8 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 21 inches long.

Camryn was welcomed home by an older sister, Logan, who is 3.

Maternal grandparents are Clifford and Kathleen Hurley of Jim Thorpe. Maternal great-grandmother is Evelyn McGavin.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Corey Scott Rohlfing and Krista Lynn Steber, of Jim Thorpe.

Carl Henry Caso, Weatherly, and Jennifer Marie Clark, Swoyersville.

Glenn Evans Gehret and Robin Sue Weiland, Albrightsville.

Corey Allen Neff and Amber Marie Zellner, Palmerton.

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Stephen S. Palmer High School Class of 1964 gathers for 50-year reunion

The Stephen S. Palmer High School Class of 1964

celebrated its 50th anniversary with a reunion, held Aug. 2 at the Mahoning Valley Country Club. Classmates in

attendance included: (first row) Eileen Buck Stauffer, Mary Beth Brubaker Lennox, Betty Getz Signarovitz, Ina Wilhelm, Nancy Smida Delich, Louise Koch Schoch;

(second row) Richard Horvath, Judy Meckes Schwab, Mary Ann Leibenguth Repsher, Mary Lou Cznadel Moyer, Carol Lendvay Smale, Kathy Szakacs Driscoll, Lorraine Moyer Wertman, Joan Goodrich Adams, O. Marylyn

Saturday, August 23, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. David W. DeLay

The Cork Factory in Lancaster was the setting for the April 12, 2014, wedding of April Leona Gosnell, daughter of Glenn and Debra Gosnell of Clarksville, Ohio, and David William DeLay, son of David J. and Linda Rae DeLay of Tamaqua.

The ceremony was conducted by the Rev. Theresa Gilberti.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by maid of honor Kaitlin Brandesky of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Bridesmaids included the bride's cousins, Tory Gosnell of King of Prussia and Jessica Welsh of Honey Brook, and Whitney Shindorf of Toledo, Ohio.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Tracey Elizabeth Lapolte and Howard T. Brogus, both of Brockton

Lorissa E. Lazarus and Frank T. Miller, both of Tamaqua

Jessica L. Bensinger of Tamaqua and Travis J. Halabura of Orwigsburg

Tiffany Lynn Stahler and Patric Brian Kozak, both of Tamaqua

Jennifer Lynn Rucco and Robert David Nunemacher, both of Coaldale

Rachael J. Goetzke and Thomas J. Hughes, both of Tamaqua

Megan K. Phillips and Jason W. Jacobs, both of Tamaqua

Analisha Christman and Andrew G. Danko, both of Tamaqua

Malinda M. Veron and Daniel Richard Coombe, both of Tamaqua

Saturday, August 23, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Drew Kohan

Erica Beth VanDusen of Annapolis, Maryland, and Drew Dominic Kohan, also of Annapolis, were united in marriage on June 6, 2014, at Anne Arundel Courthouse in Annapolis. The double ring ceremony was officiated by County Clerk Robert P. Duckworth.

The wedding was attended by the couple's parents and siblings. A wedding luncheon was held at the couple's home in Annapolis, followed by a wedding trip to Nags Head, North Carolina.

The bride is the daughter of Ralph and Beth VanDusen of Glens Falls, New York. She is a graduate of Glens Falls High School and Holy Cross College.

Saturday, August 23, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Eckley

Mr. and Mrs. Dale Eckley, Trachsville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Aug. 29, 1964, in Palmerton.

Mrs. Eckley is the former Connie Bollinger, daughter of the late Richard and Alverta Bollinger of Palmerton. Her husband is the son of the late Adam and Lillian Eckley of Kresgeville.

The Eckleys have two children: Michelle Foster, and her husband, Steven, of Kunkletown; and Mark, and his wife, Brenda, of Palmerton.

They have two grandchildren, Emily and Aaron Foster.

Saturday, August 23, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Hartman

Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Hartman of Aquashicola recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.

They were married Aug. 6, 1949, at the Evangelical Congregational Church in Palmerton by the Revs. Oswald and Ditterline.

The couple marked the occasion with a family picnic and pool party at their home.

Mrs. Hartman is the former Betty Graver, daughter of Clara and Howard Graver of Aquashicola.

She is retired from The First National Bank of Palmerton after 18 years of service.

Saturday, August 16, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice J. Infante

Mr. and Mrs. Maurice J. Infante recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married Aug. 8, 1964, at St. Peter and Paul Church in Lansford by the Rev. Stanislaus Fronczyk.

Mrs. Infante is the former Mary Ann Wildermuth, daughter of the late Carl and Cecelia (Roscoe) Wildermuth of Lansford. Her husband is the son of the late Manuel and Philomena (Bonfrisco) Infante.

They have two children: Carla, wife of Fred Bartelt of Nesquehoning; and Maureen Infante of Hatfield.

They have one granddaughter, Alyssa Bartelt of Nesquehoning.