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Thursday, October 11, 2012
Tamaqua High School Class of 1962 hosts 50-year reunion

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1962 hosted its 50th anniversary reunion Sept. 22 at Top of the 80s in West Hazleton.

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Panther Valley High School Class of 1982 gathers for 30-year reunion

The Panther Valley Class of 1982 held its 30-year reunion at Mountain Valley Golf Course on Sept. 2. Those attending included, front row, from left: Ralph Parsons, Toni Macaluso Zeleniak, Milada Michlik, Sharon Lanzos, Lisa Vavra Hiles, Kathy Ogozalek Dalton, Terry Pavlik Miller, Susan Sluck Nasser, Pat Shober Pecha, Lisa Shubeck, John Gunsser (teacher), Jackie Thomas Janowiak, Lois Trojan and Tom Snyder.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Pleasant Valley Class of 1962 celebrated its 50-year reunion with a tour of the high school and a pig roast at the Kunkletown Rod & Gun Club. First row, from left: Judy (Kresge) Smith, Marlene (Borger) Long, Carolyn (Heiney) Meinhart, Barbara (Smale) Getz, Marian Mackes, Carol Dorshimer, Kathryn (George) Edgar, Judy (Kleintop) Neeb and Shirley (Gower) George.

Friday, September 28, 2012

The Lansford High School Class of 1952 hosted its 60-year reunion on July 28 at Kelly's Irish Pub in Lansford. Those attending include, seated front row from left, Theresa Gallagher Zebian, (standing) Mary Pasho Anderson, Mary Louise Stickler Savitt, Annette Matta Kirchdoerfer and Joan Surotchak Radvon. Second row, George Krajnak, Stella Gorka Williams, Shirley Marshall Green, Jack Schoneberger, Louis Dignazio, Jim Lorah and Ann Shober Heffelfinger. Third row, Harry Vadyak, Frank Petko, George Hydock, Joe Filloy, Marvin Evans, Jerry Besbris, Howard Heffelfinger, Tom Gallagher and Ed Drozd.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Palmerton Area High School Class of 1952 will hold a 60-year reunion Oct. 5-7.

Anyone who has not received a notice should please call Peter Blynn at (610) 826-6402, who will send information regarding the reunion.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

The Stephen S. Palmer High School Class of 1946 celebrated their 66-year class reunion Sept. 7 at Bert's Steakhouse and Restaurant in Palmerton. Following a toast to classmates, a moment of silence was held for departed classmates. Those in attendance include, front row, from left Lucille (Stein) Rex, Lucille (Balliet) Sander, Joyce (Swartz) Gildner, Velma (Kleintop) Behler, Dorothy (Krex) Shupp and Betty (Neff) Hahn. Second row, Ethel (Smith) Exner, Mary (Strohl) Dieter, Edwin Wertman, Donald Stemler, Mary (Santos) Behler, Helen (Olivia) Steinmetz.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1955 hosted its annual reunion picnic on Sept. 8 at Miller's Grove, with 22 class members, one teacher and 13 guests in attendance.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Palmerton High School Class of 1950 held its 62-year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Palmerton Memorial Park. The next reunion for the class is planned for 2015. Those attending this year's affair included, front row from left, William Scheirer, Gloria

(Dunbar) Dotter, Sally (Dunbar) Klotz, Lucille (Sander) Tusan, Marilyn (Mohr) Epperly,

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

The Lehighton Area High School Class of 1967 is having its 45-year class reunion on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Mahoning Valley Country Club, beginning with a cocktail hour at 5:30 p.m.

Reservations are due by Sept. 22.

For more information call Loren at (610) 826-2397 or LaRae at (570) 386-2108.

Thursday, August 23, 2012
@$:Special to the TIMES NEWS

The Panther Valley High School Class of 1967 held its 45th anniversary reunion on Saturday, Aug. 18 at the New Columbus Fire Company Hall in Nesquehoning.

Members of the reunion committee were Kenneth Vermillion, class president; Maxine Vermillion, class treasurer; Ruth Augustine, Deborah Daderko, Geraldine Gardiner, Catherine Domarecki, Thomas Domarecki, Judy Lisella, Susan Seaver, Michele Toniatti and Michael Zuber.

M&I Deli of Tamaqua catered the "indoor" picnic.