Thursday, June 22, 2017


Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Nicole Smith and Jon Yenser

The engagement of Nicole Smith of Alburtis to Jon Yenser, also of Alburtis, has been announced by her parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of David and Nancy Smith of Lehighton.

She is a graduate of Lehighton Area High School. She received her doctorate of physical therapy from Misericordia University. In 2014, she became a neurologic certified specialist.

She is currently employed at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation in Allentown.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Dennis and Jane Yenser of Lehighton.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Gavin Reed and Leanna Zukovich

The engagement of Leanna Zukovich of Tamaqua and Gavin Reed, also of Tamaqua, has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of John and Annette Zukovich of Tamaqua.

She is a 2007 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School and a 2011 graduate of Penn State University. She currently attends the Joseph F. McCloskey School of Nursing at Schuylkill Health.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Robert and Suzanne Reed of Tamaqua.

Monday, February 2, 2015
Mildred Mayher

Mildred Mayher, a resident of Heritage Hill Senior Community in Weatherly, is celebrating her 90th birthday.

She was born on Feb. 2, 1925.

Millie is a graduate of Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre. She was married to her late husband, Boris Mayher, for 39 years.

She retired from the American Chain and Cable Company in Wilkes-Barre. She is an active member of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Miners Mills.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Samantha L. Richardson and Lane C. Bieber, both of Tamaqua

Saturday, January 31, 2015
David Andreas and Shannon Boyle

Shannon Boyle of Freeland and David Andreas of Lehighton have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be earned an MBA from the University of Phoenix, where she is currently working toward a doctorate in management. She will graduate this year.

The prospective bridegroom has a degree in electrical engineering.

He is employed as a calibration technician with ENV Services in Hatfield.

A wedding is planned for August of this year.

Saturday, January 31, 2015
Olivia Rebert and Daniel Blake

The engagement of Olivia Rebert of Glenville, and Daniel Blake also of Glenville, has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Steven Rebert of Hanover and Holly and Brian Seymore of Spring Grove.

She is a graduate of Ithaca College where she earned a degree in science writing and human disease.

She is employed as a technology coordinator, writer and media designer.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Gary and Judy Blake of Summit Hill.

He is a graduate of DeSales University where he earned a degree in political science.

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Shawn McArdle and Jillian Castaldi

Jillian Marie Castaldi of Scranton and Shawn Patrick McArdle of Nesquehoning have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter Martin and Renee Castaldi of Scranton.

She is a graduate of Misericordia University with a bachelor's of science in nursing. She is pursuing a master's degree in family health nurse practitioner at the University of Scranton.

She is currently employed as a registered nurse in the emergency room at Geisinger Community Medical Center.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of John and DelRey McArdle of Nesquehoning.

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Mel Eckman

Jordan Mertz, daughter of Denise Mertz, and Mel Eckman, son of Malinda and Kyle Eckman, were united in marriage on Nov. 1, 2014, at Beltzville State Park.

Pastor Jim Dean officiated the ceremony.

Given in marriage by her brother, Tucker Mertz, the bride chose her sister, Avery Mertz, as her maid of honor.

Joseph Devereaux served as the best man.

Family and friends celebrated the nuptials in Lehighton following the wedding.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Amanda Lynne Follweiler and Ryan John Gallagher, both of Tamaqua.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Walter James Getz, White Haven, and Grace Ann Houseman, Coaldale.

Anthony Michael Zongaro and Ann Marie Palmer, Albrightsville.

Michael Todd Silfies and Cynthia Marie Malick, Slatington.