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Thursday, September 18, 2014
Attending the Tamaqua High School Class of 1964 reunion were, seated from left, William Hinkel, Cynthia (Zimmerman) Fagan, Bonnie (Brooks) Kotchmar, LouJean Cooper, Linda (Parfitt) Mock, Sandra (Kates) Troutman, Susan (Weaver) House, Toni (Andrukitis) Jones, Mary (Koch) Geschel, Loretta (Derr) Gilfert, Anna Marie (Lohenitz) Lileck, Sandra (Oster) Havron, Brenda (Gerber) Christensen, Janet (Lamon) Yarish, Sharon (Callan) Steager, Gayle (Jones) Hadesty. Second row, Janet Keich, Nancy (Barthel) O'Donnell, Gladys (Simek) Polgar, Barbara (Fritz) Kershner, Shirley (Steigerwalt) Lorah, Helen (Lohenitz) Linkevich, Virginia (Yacobenas) Allesch, Carmen (Balliet) Vandewater, Sylvia (Clemson) Zizelmann, MaryAnn (Gallagher) Rowlands, Penny (Krause) Sestakauskas, Jacquelyn (Titus) Shafer, Susan (Ike) Lindenmuth, Eileen (Zehner) Meiser, Janice (Shucavage) Fredericks, Barbara (Gerber) Lushia, Frances (Miller) Dick, Dorothy Eberts, Karen (Weston) Rottet, Shirley (Ambrose) Benny, Laurene (Frable) Bassler. Third row, Victoria (Fegley) Hinkel, Carole (Stosilavage) Waber, Robert Weyhenmeyer, LeeAnn (Neuroth) Tomchick, Jack Bassler, John Nortavage, Marc Rovner, Joanne (Dobrosky) Patrick, Kenneth Brown, Robert Donald, RuthAnn (Krapf) Feane, Ethlyn Berner, Charles Reaman, Richard Southam, John Morgans, Douglas Houser, Allan Lord, Robert Derr, William Wishousky, Larry Kellet, Diane (Hartung) Ronitz, David Hadesty. Fourth row, Paul Gimbel, Gary Steigerwalt, Sam Bennage, Samuel Kalny, Vernon Moyer, George Mock, Theodore Hafer, William Gould, David Yost, Blair Miller, Robert Holloway. Fifth row, Michael McFarland, John Hechler, Thomas Jones, John Dietrich, William Rodgers, Ronald Mundy, Richard Arculin, William Henry, Norman Lindenmuth, Franklin Schock, Dwight Rieman, James Hoban and Thomas Stamm. Missing from photo, Robert Smith.

The 50th anniversary reunion of the Tamaqua Area High School Class of 1964, was held Sept. 7 at Capriotti's in McAdoo.

The invocation was offered by the Rev. Robert Smith. Master of ceremonies Theodore Hafer welcomed the 84 classmates and guests present. The class toast was given by Richard Arculin and the Rev. Franklin Schock offered the benediction.

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Lehighton High School Class of 1965 will meet on Wednesday to plan for the 50th anniversary reunion.

The breakfast meeting will be held at 9 a.m. at 443 Beacon Restaurant, Blakeslee Boulevard, Lehighton. All class members are welcome to attend.

Any questions can be addressed at

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Jim Thorpe Area High School Class of 2004 will hold its 10-year class reunion on Sept. 13 at the Sands Casino and Resort in Bethlehem.

Welcome is at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and dancing.

Contact Amber or Alyssa at for more information.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1943 held a 71-year anniversary reunion recently at La Dolce Casa Restaurant in Tamaqua. Class members in attendance included, front, from left, Jean Taylor Derr, Alice Grigitas Watman, Pauline Pruett Fenstermacher and June Mantz Williams; back, Evelyn Keich Bass, Pearl Billman Leiby, Teresa Calabrese Dunkelberger, Harry Fetterman, Marlin Reinhart, Dr. Paul Lewis and Ruth Gerber Blaschak.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

The time to make your reservations for the fourth One-Room Elementary School Reunion in Franklin Township has been extended.

The reunion will be held Sept. 27 at the Franklin Township Fire Company.

Anyone who attended any of the following elementary schools is invited to attend the reunion: Long Run, Walcksville, Big Creek, Indian Hill, Harrity and Wagner schools. If you are planning to attend, please mail in your reservations.

Call or email with any questions to or call Althea at 610-377-3498, Patty at 610-751-0439 or Florence at 570-325-3118.

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Stephen S. Palmer High School Class of 1964 gathers for 50-year reunion

The Stephen S. Palmer High School Class of 1964

celebrated its 50th anniversary with a reunion, held Aug. 2 at the Mahoning Valley Country Club. Classmates in

attendance included: (first row) Eileen Buck Stauffer, Mary Beth Brubaker Lennox, Betty Getz Signarovitz, Ina Wilhelm, Nancy Smida Delich, Louise Koch Schoch;

(second row) Richard Horvath, Judy Meckes Schwab, Mary Ann Leibenguth Repsher, Mary Lou Cznadel Moyer, Carol Lendvay Smale, Kathy Szakacs Driscoll, Lorraine Moyer Wertman, Joan Goodrich Adams, O. Marylyn

Monday, August 4, 2014

The Jim Thorpe Area High School Class of 1965 will be meeting for lunch at Penn's Peak at noon Aug. 14.

There will be a mystery guest from the state of Washington.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Northern Lehigh High School, Slatington, Class of 1984, will host its 30-year class reunion on Nov. 22 at the Country Garden in Cherryville.

A Facebook page has been created and invitations have been sent.

Those who have not received an invitation should contact or go to the Facebook page.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The 84thFrable-Fravel family reunion will take place from noon until 5 p.m. Aug. 10 at St. Matthew's U.C.C. Church Picnic Grove in Kunkletown.

There will be food, fun and games, Chinese auction, bingo, cake walk and more. Entertainment will be by Lenny & The Loafers and One Night Stand.

The public is invited; bring a chair.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The 82nd annual reunion of the Strohl family will be held Aug. 3 at the Palmerton Memorial Park.

Bring a covered dish for the 1 p.m. luncheon. Sodas and hot dogs will be available for purchase. A brief business meeting will be held immediately after lunch.

Bring cakes for the cake walk and a small prize for bingo. Please bring old family pictures and other Strohl mementos for discussion.