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Reunions

Friday, September 30, 2011
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

The Slatington High School Class of 1951 held its 60-year reunion at the Heidelberg Church on Sept. 21. Classmates attending were, front row, from left, Kathryn (Koenig) Snyder, Ruth (Snyder) Geiger, Elaine (Herber) Niedermeyer, Joan (Chandler) Wieand, Grace (Remaley) Schneck, Marie (Fisher) Walters, Marion (Rex) Neustadter, Delores (Silvius) Wetzel, and Delores (Meckes) Lentz. Second row, Elaine (Hallman) Kern, Ruth (Kutz) Geiger, Donna (Meckes) Muth, Robert Kemmerer, Henry Kline, Paul Hewitt, Richard Neustadter, Jane (Garrity) Smith, and Nancy (Coffin) Follweiler.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The Tamaqua Area High School Class of 1986 will host its 25-year reunion on Sept. 24 at Genetti's Best Western in Hazleton.

The event starts at 5 p.m. with dinner being served at 6 p.m.

For more information visit www.tahs1986.com.

Monday, September 19, 2011

The deadline for return of reservations for the 45-year reunion of the Panther Valley High School Class of 1966 has been extended to Saturday, Sept. 24.

The reunion will be held at the Mahoning Valley Country Club on Saturday, Oct. 1.

Any questions regarding the reunion may be emailed to bs921@hotmail.com.

Monday, September 12, 2011

The Tamaqua Area High School Class of 2001 is planning a 10th-anniversary reunion for Sept. 24.

The event will be held at the West Penn Park. Food and drinks will be provided.

Deadlines for reservations will be Sept. 17. For more information, contact Paul Nevenglosky at (707) 728-5638 or send an email to tamaquaclassof2001@gmail.com.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Members of the Tamaqua High School Class of 1961 who attended the recent reunion include: (first row) Barbara Carr Scott, Carolyn Evans Wagner, Charles Roberts, Ann Neifert Kline, Betty Bulavage Slaby, Sandra Yost Ronco, Donna Kellner Chickirda, Bobbie Parfitt Coccio, Norma Hill Conrad, Ruth Kerr, MaryAnn Oertner Ulrich, Nancy Schaeffer Bokeko, Elaine Bradley, Sandra Hoppe Zehner; (second row) Joseph Fether, Dororthy Nortavage Shubeck, June Fiel Fether, Norma Krapf Burke, Peggy Fegley Gertz, Carol Schuetrumpf, Nancy Pluto Moser, Yvonne Balliet Onuscho, Sharon Balliet Hill, Helene Protivak Calabrese, Ruth Miller Schwoyer, Jayne Barron McLaughlin, Sandra Edmonds Boyer, Charles Schimpf; (third row) Judi Pierson Titus, Ruth Wallasea Tomchick, Norma Warne Hyland, Cary Whetstone, R. Thomas Berner, Jay Barthel, Walter Schimpf, Gary Chickirda, David Nahf; (fourth row) Lafay Hope, Barry Cunfer, James Roberts, Marlin Zehner, Gary Keich, Thomas Olson, Michael Shilko, Dale Titus, George Tomchick, Jack Myers, Robert Argust and David Schock.

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1961 celebrated its golden anniversary with activities recently. The 50th anniversary reunion was held Aug. 6 at Genetti's Banquet Hall, Hazleton. The welcoming address and invocation were offered by Bobbie Parfitt Coccio. In addition to a cocktail hour and dinner, DJ Juice provided music for dancing.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

The Panther Valley High School Class of 1971 will host its 40-year anniversary reunion on Sept. 17 at the Mahoning Valley Country Club.

The reunion committee is still in need of current addresses for a few "missing" class members, including John V. Garrett, Michael E. Porvaznik, Thomas J. Demyanovich Robbins, Frances A. Sharpe Schmell and Kenneth J. Valentine.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1971 is planning a 40-year anniversary reunion for Oct. 22 and is in need of current contact information for numerous class members.

Addresses, phone numbers and/or email addresses would be helpful. Classmates or individuals with information about classmates may contact Jerry Zubey at (570) 668-1175; Mary Allen Cooper at (570) 386-5220; or Mary Ann Rother Bright at (570) 778-0948.

The class has established a Facebook page at TAHS class of "71" or emails can be sent to tahsclass of 71@hotmail.com.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

The 20-year reunion of the Lehighton Area High School Class of 1991 will be a pig roast on Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Orioles.

If you are on Facebook, go to the LAHS Class of 1991 reunion page to view the invitation. If not, contact Jen (Harleman) Lopata at jjlopata@yahoo.com or Norm Greene at (570) 657-6457 for an invitation.

Registrations are due by Sept. 24.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

The LHS Class of 1963 is searching for the following classmates: John D. Koch, last know address Tacoma, Wash.; Darlene Rauco (Halsterman), last known address Saylorsburg; Ruth Ann Resh (Gombert), last known address Allentown; Dan Seaboldt, last known address Lehighton; and Carolyn Anderson (Schaeffer).

If anyone knows how to reach these individuals, please contact Shirley Kresge at (913) 488-5110.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

The Aquashicola School Reunion will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Polk Township Fire Hall in Kresgeville. The event will begin at noon.

Classmates should have received an invitation in the mail that had a star on the envelope, reminiscent of what they all worked for in grade school.

Those who did not recieve an invitation, or who have misplaced it, may call Janet O. Hall at (610) 377-3040.

Those who plan to attend should mail in their registration before the Sept. 5 deadline.