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Friday, July 3, 2015

The Lehighton High School Class of 1957 held its 58-year reunion June 20 at the Mahoning Valley Country Club. There were 46 in attendance. The class contributes $5,000 annually to a scholarship fund which is awarded to two seniors who are members of the graduating class, with $2,500 going to a senior boy and $2,500 to a senior girl who are continuing their education in a four-year college. The class has been doing this since 2007. Thosein attendance at the reunion include, front from left, Robert Bottcher, Maureen (McLaughlin) Markley, Nancy (Bray) Wolfe and Merle Wolfe.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Palmerton High School Class of 1979 held its 35-year reunion Oct. 4 at Don Laine

Campground. Those attending include, front row from left, Kathi (Nothstein) Rehrig, Tom Payonk, Karen (Kolnik) Holubowski, Heidi Silliman, Lisa (George) Wenner, Andrea (Duschak) Zellner, Karen Green, Tina Haupt-Getz, Barb (Berger) Kreger, Peggy (Blynn) Shupp, Gwen (Frable) Keefer, Renee (Everett) Rapa, Joanne (Henry) Trimpi and Phil Latzgo. Second row, Chris Browne, Mark Suchon, Glenn Schoenberger, Brenda (Jones) Szuckics, Regina

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Special to the Times News

The fifth Parryville school reunion was held on Sept. 20 at Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Company No. 1. Class members who attended the reunion are, first row, from left: Marlene (Ellis) Reiner, Elaine (Souders) Seltzer, Betty (Souders) Nothstein, Florence (Wentz) Reed, Shirley (Rehrig) Greene, Romaine (Fritzinger) Hahn, Betty (Straup) Mertz, Alice (Ahner) Walck, Joan (Fritzinger) Frable and Phyllis (Kunkle) Koch. Second row, Keith Youse, Kathy Souders, Gloria (Koch) Heffelfinger, Berry Souders, Eileen (Miller) George, Sandra (Knauss) Edwish, Carol (Greene) Mertz, Rev.

Friday, October 17, 2014

The Slatington High School Class of 1952 held its 62-year reunion Sept. 27 at the Emerald Fire Company. The following 27 classmates attended. Front row, from left, Robert House, Ann (Green) Loy, Mary (Hewitt) Hallman, Judith (Lentz) Shiner, Melisse (Phillips) O'Brien, Mary Jane (Smith) Sheckler and Pearl (Hamm) Follweiler. Second row, Patricia (Kuhnsman) House, Gloria (Engle) Kravetz, Theo (Jones) Elias, Roy Dengler, Howard Hamm and Abner Merkel.

Friday, October 17, 2014

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1957 celebrated its 57th anniversary with a two-day reunion the weekend of Oct. 3 and 4. The event was held at the Best Western Plus in

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Lehighton High School Class of 1948 will hold a luncheon at noon on Thursday at the Beacon Route 443 Diner in Lehighton.

For more information, call Jim Wentz at 610-377-4608.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Coaldale High School Class of 1964 celebrated its 50-year reunion on Sept. 20 at

Thursday, October 2, 2014
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Members of Jim Thorpe High School Class of 1964 who attended the recent reunion include, seated from left, Fred Armbruster, Phyliss (Burnhauser) Barry, Beatrice (Koons) Ladd and Carol (Weiksner) Witt; second row, Irvin Walck, Catherine (Putt) Sebelin, Maria (Dart) Utsick, Michael Lennon and Harry Eisenhart. Third row, Russell Palkendo, Darlene (Witt) Benyo, Sharon (Deats) Kobal, Kay (Feuerstein) Murphy, Eleanor (Barno) Evans, Rita (Tessitore) Mulderig, Diane Paulas, Helen (Guth) Bretzik, Ann Louise (Klotz) Hayes and Al Feuerstein, official class adviser. Fourth row, Edward Moyer, Edward Cheese, Edward Solomon, William Diehm, Eileen (Windbeck) Morgan, Linda (Helmer) Bergey, Judith (Neast) Eberhardt and Nadine (Roat) Weiler. Fifth row, Eugene Duffy, Lester Dunstan, Thomas Neast, Edward Kochie, Richard Benyo, Jon Weaver, Fred Bresswein, Ronald Hydro and Jeffrey James.

Jim Thorpe High School Class of 1964 gathered Sept. 18 at the Mahoning Valley Country Club to celebrate its 50-year reunion. Thirty-five members attended.

Reunion Chairman Ed Solomon welcomed everyone and introduced the committee, which included Bill Diehm, Sharon (Deats) Kobal, Ann Louise (Klotz) Hayes, Jon and Greda Weaver, Darlene (Witt) Benyo and Bea (Koons) Ladd.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1954 celebrated its 60th anniversary with a reunion

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1950 held its annual reunion picnic on Aug. 16 in the Lewistown Valley. Class members in attendance included, seated, Violet Osenbach Wood, Joan Reitz Berg, Lois Moser Comisac, Gwen Brachman Evans, Marion Folk Klein, Paulina Middlecamp Oswald, Thelma Lech Maday, Rosalyn Kleckner Blattengerger; and standing, Mearl Kistler Hartung, Joan Kacik Hamilton, Joan Jewells Breitman, Edward Titus, Daniel