Thursday, September 18, 2014


Thursday, June 26, 2014

Mr. and Mrs. Truman Andrews of Franklin Township are observing their 55th wedding anniversary.

They were married on June 27, 1959, at St. Paul's Church in Big Creek by the Rev. Paul Buehrle.

Mrs. Andrews is the former Joy Young, daughter of the late Stella Ahner of Lehighton.

Mr. Andrews is the son of the late Clinton and Marguerite Andrews of Slatington.

He is retired from Bethlehem Steel.

The celebrants have three children: Wendy Bussey-Williams and Marci Warnkin of Lehighton, and Scott Andrews of Lansford.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Stuckley

Raymond and Betty Stuckley of Parryville recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married June 20, 1964, by Justice of The Peace Neri Kane in Palmerton.

Mrs. Stuckley is the daughter of the late Liona and Kenneth Frohnheiser of Lehighton.

Her husband is the son of the late Raymond and Ardella Stuckley of Parryville.

The couple has five children: Roberta Heiney of Lehighton; Raymond III, husband of Petey of Lehighton; Wadealan, husband of Margie of Missouri; Glenn at home; and the late Robert.

Friday, June 20, 2014
Molly K. Sharp and Jay D. Miller

The engagement of Molly Kathleen Sharp of Clarks Summit to Jay Daniel Miller, also of Clarks Summit, has been announced by his parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Kathleen Sharp of Phoenixville, formerly of Delray Beach, Florida.

She has a bachelor of arts in psychology from the New College of Florida and is currently working toward a master of arts in psychology at Marywood University.

She works part time as a nanny while attending graduate school.

Friday, June 20, 2014
Joshua R. Bentley and Janine M. Brunner

Michael and Janet Brunner of Slatington have announced the engagement of their daughter, Janine Marissa Brunner, to Joshua Ryan Bentley, son of John Bentley of Manheim and Patty Bentley of York.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Northern Lehigh High School and Bloomsburg University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in business administration.

She currently works for Buckeye Partners.

The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of Manheim Central High School.

Friday, June 20, 2014
Alana Marie Edmonds

A daughter, Alana Marie Edmonds, was born at 6:20 p.m. May 10, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospital in Allentown to Jeanine and Lance Edmonds of Tamaqua.

She weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 19.5 inches.

Maternal grandparents are Patricia Burdick of Lansford and Eugene Burdick of Tamaqua.

Paternal grandparents are Archie and Janice Edmonds of Tamaqua.

Friday, June 20, 2014
Aubrey Mae Green

A daughter, Aubrey Mae Green, was born at 12:46 p.m. May 29, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Hospital to Kera DeAngelo and Christopher Green Jr. of Lansford.

She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 18.5 inches long.

She was welcomed home by an older sibling, Miley Green, who is 4.

Maternal grandfather is Peter DeAngelo of Tamaqua.

Paternal grandparents are Christopher Green Sr. of Lehighton and Michelle and David Kromer of Andreas.

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Clayton David Smith

SMITH A son, Clayton David Smith, was born at 9:04 a.m. on May 3, 2014, at Lehigh Valley Health Network, to Vanessa and Jeremy Smith of Lehighton.

He weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and measured 19 1/2 inches long.

Clayton was welcomed home by his brother, Wyatt, 6, and his sister, Kailyn, 3.

Maternal grandparents are Linda and Marty Klotz of Lehighton.

Paternal grandparents are Cindy and David Smith of Lehighton.

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Lt. Col. Christopher M. Kurinec  and Kelly L. Hurley

Kelly Lynn Hurley, daughter of Kathleen and Clifford Hurley of Jim Thorpe, is engaged to be married to Lt. Col. Christopher Michael Kurinec of Newport News, Virginia.

Lt. Col. Kurinec is the son of the late Col. Ronald Kurinec of Jim Thorpe, and the late Katherine Kurinec of Texas.

The bride-to-be has a diploma from Northampton Community College in dental assisting.

She also attended Kutztown University.

She is employed as a paraprofessional in the Jim Thorpe Area School District.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Muffley

Maryann and Melvin Muffley of Lehighton recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

They were married May 16, 1964, by the Rev. Daniel Shook, pastor, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bowmanstown.

Mrs. Muffley is the daughter of the late John and Stella Behler of Bowmanstown. Her husband is the son of the late Stewart and Arvilla Muffley of Lehighton.

The couple has three children: Rhonda, wife of John Rupell of Lehighton; Malinda, wife of Kyle Eckman of Lehighton; and Kimberly, wife of Matthew Williams of Walnutport.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Clarence H. Opolsky and Lissa Ann Munley, both of Tamaqua;

Zachary Michael Skelding and Amanda Jane Fisher, both of Tamaqua;

Robert Craigle and Rosewill T. Leibenguth, both of Tamaqua.