Thursday, July 10, 2014


Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Lehighton High School Class of 1964 is still searching for class mates.

They are Thomas Frey, Dennis Clements, Donald Hill, Louis Hoffman and Alicia Sokolowski.

Anyone having information is asked to call 610-377-0755.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Norman Krepshaw

Norman Krepshaw, a resident at Heritage Hill Senior Community, is celebrating his 95th birthday.

He was born in Shamokin on May 20, 1919. When he turned 13 he left school to work in the local coal mines.

In his teenage years he met the love of his life, Mary Louise Fry.

They were married on Jan. 2, 1940, in Saint Joseph's Church in Shamokin. They were married for 72 years until her passing in May of 2012.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Marian High School Class of 1974 will hold a class reunion meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kelly's Irish Pub, 636 E. Patterson St., Lansford.

For more information call 570-645-7621 or email

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Lehighton High School Class of 1965 will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 21 at the 443 Beacon Restaurant, Blakeslee Boulevard, Lehighton, to plan for the 50th anniversary reunion.

All class members are welcome to attend.

Any questions can be addressed to

Monday, May 12, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Steber

Kira Michalik and Kevin Steber, both of Summit Hill, exchanged vows on Oct. 26, 2013, at Capriotti's in McAdoo. Summit Hill Mayor Paul R. McArdle officiated the double ring ceremony.

Given in marriage by her father, Robert Michalik of Summit Hill, the bride is also the daughter of Karen and Eugene Eckhart of Lehighton. She chose Kristen Berk of Kutztown to serve as matron of honor.

Bridesmaids included Sherry Hoffman of Lehighton and Grayce Berk and Emilee Berk, both of Kutztown. Kacy Lou Steber of Summit Hill was the flower girl.

Monday, May 12, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Nanovic

Elizabeth Berger, daughter of attorney John and Carolyn Berger of New Lenox, Illinois, was united in marriage to Christopher Nanovic, son of the Honorable Roger and Cindy Nanovic of Jim Thorpe, on Nov. 16, 2013, at Old St. Patrick's Church in Chicago. The Rev. Paul Novak officiated the double ring ceremony.

Given in marriage by her parents, the bride chose Antonia Toomey of Turlock, California, as her matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Kimberly Nanovic of Jim Thorpe, sister of the bridegroom; Emily Halter and Callie Pogge of Chicago; and Amy Wopperer of Elmsford, New York.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Douglas Karl Ruch and Lori Ann Gutekunst, 221 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton.

Jeremy Brooks Whiteman and Kari Ann Karba, 747 Edgemont Ave., Palmerton.

Carl Edward James Jr. and Cathy Jo Strohl, 1776 Cherry Hill Road, Lehighton.

Charles August Henneborn III and Apheraddyttie Ezzmerrelda Rahn, 1011 Bluegrass Lane, Effort.

James Mitchell Zuber and Samantha Jo Unger, 32 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe.

Brian Christopher Deren and Teresa Dianne Harvey, 233 E. Bertsch St., Lansford.

Brian Joseph O'Donnell and Jennifer Kunkel, 115 Lauderburn Ave., Weatherly.

Friday, May 9, 2014
Alison Figler and Chad Wasilkowski

The engagement of Alison Jeanette Figler to Chad Justin Wasilkowski has been announced by her parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Christopher and Robin Figler of Stewartsville, N.J.

She is a graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School and attended Warren Community College and Marywood University.

She will continue her studies in physical therapy and is currently a physical therapy aide at Mackarey and Mackarey P.T. Consultants LLC in Scranton.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Charles and Janice Wasilkowski of Walnutport.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Lehighton Area High School Class of 1964 will hold its 50-year reunion June 14 at the Mahoning Valley Country Club. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., class photo is at 6:30 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m. Deadline for reservations is May 9.

Class members are also invited to the Lehighton Area High School graduation as guests of honor. Those planning to attend should make reservations.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Lehighton Area High SchoolClass of 1994 will be holding its 20-year class reunion on Aug. 2 at the Orioles Pavilion in Lehighton.

Anyone interested in more information should email Loi Gould Andrew at or call her 484-597-9351.