Tuesday, September 30, 2014


Monday, January 20, 2014

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1965 will meet on Jan. 25 to begin planning for a 50th anniversary reunion.

The meeting will be held at 2:30 p.m. at DiMaggio's La Dolce Casa on West Broad Street in Tamaqua.

All class members are welcome to attend.

Monday, December 16, 2013
Special to the TIMES NEWS

The Lehighton Area High School Class of 1968 held its 45-reunion Oct. 19 at the American Legion in Lehighton. Classmates in attendance included, front row from left, David Hawk, John Fegley, Pat Schneider, John Deutsch, Linda (Christman) Steigerwalt, Jean Bickel, Brenda (Nothstein) Bunting and James Szoke.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Palmerton Area High School Class of 1988 held its 25-year reunion on Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Sokol Hall in Palmerton. The following classmates attended: seated on the floor: Bobbi Shupp and Denise Mistretta Lane. Second row: Barry Wentz, Kyle Ahner, Kristine Eckhart, Joleene Arndt Evengelist, Don Nelson, Harold Boyer and Jeff Handerk. Third row: Ron Kessler, Deann Santee Bonser, Lisa Festermaker Wentzel, George Strohl, Scott Markley, Shawn Quinn, Mike Carty, Rob Snyder, Stacy George Burnett, Marcy Connell Zelinsky and Gary Deiter.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Palmerton High School Class of 1953 held a two-day 60-year class reunion on Sept. 6-7. On the first day, 20 class members met at the Hampton Inn. On the second day classmates enjoyed a luncheon at the Blue Ridge Country Club. Classmates traveled from Florida, Kentucky, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Maryland and Connecticut for the gathering.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Tamaqua High School Class of 1968 will meet at 10 a.m., Nov. 16, to discuss plans for its reunion, at the home of Patty Price Forster, 307 Market St., Tamaqua.

All class members are welcome to attend. For more information, call 570-668-5718.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

The Pleasant Valley Class of 1963 held its 50-year class reunion Oct. 12 at the Kunkletown Rod & Gun Club. There were 48 in the graduating class. Of 43 remaining, 29 attended the reunion. After a fun-filled social time, a group photo was taken and a mystery auction was held. Laughter filled the room as certain class mates tried to outbid the next. A catered meal was served, followed by homemade desserts. Each class member received a blue and white tote bag with "Pleasant Valley Class of '63 50th Class Reunion 2013" printed on it.

Friday, October 25, 2013

The Jim Thorpe Area High School Class of 1983 recently held its 30-year class reunion at the Mauch Chunk Rod & Gun Club. Kneeling from left are, David Zurn, Judy (Labenburg) Henry, Wendy (Solt) Serfass, Theresa (Dedinsky) Popek, Bill Hutt and Ronald Sheehan. Second row, Michael McLaughlin, Bud Rumley, Julie (Martonyak) Hoffman, Allen Bennyhoff, Kathy (Kilgore) Malarky, Annette (Doughtery) Brown, Rodney Gibbon, Janet (Roos) Snyder, Denise (Cunfer) Lignore, Linda (Bocina) Sini, Chris Brady and Herman Baier.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Members of the Class of 1953 of the former Summit Hill High School held their 60-year reunion on Sept. 7 at LaDolce Casa, Tamaqua. Twenty-five class members were in attendance. The class had 62 graduates, 25 of which are deceased.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Tamaqua High School Class of 1963 held a 50th anniversary reunion Sept. 14 at The Top of the 80's, Hazleton.

Monday, October 14, 2013
Classmates attending the 60-year reunion of Tamaqua High School include, front from left, Donald Tyson, Floyd Berk, Jean Rinker Stephens, Nancy Frey Pasho, Eddie Price, Lois Reinmiller Agnor, Claire Fagan Stancavage and Beverly Krell Oberman. Second row, Phyllis Bower Pruett, Ruth Millet Betz, Geraldine Breiner Balliet, Romayne Postupack Kovach-Berk, Virginia Main Williams, Shirley Lauer Milot, Ida Sinn Piccin, Doris Brown, Janice Schlegel, Pickenheim, Robert Kantner, Joan Plasko Kast and Patricia Shokey Karchner. Third row, Marion Aiken Miller, Alma Schaeffer Fisher, Joan Gober Tracy, Betty Jean Stein Blewitt, Lee Kershner, Nancy Hoffman Dreisbach, Marie Kistler Gursky, Shirley Schuetrumpf Reigel, Barbara Sabulsky Mousseau, Marlene Cutter Turner, Nancy Knepper Nunemacher, Alice Pat Satoris Postupack, Betty Jane Lockwood Kohan, Dorothy Uzick Stafiniak and Ronald Zimmerman. Fourth row, Donald Lloyd, Jean Heisler Chaballa, Mae Stribic McKeever, Curt Williams, John Schock, William Agnor, James George, Edward Biskis, Joan Ames Davis, Ronald Guy, Mary Swank Brown and Robert Fisher.

Tamaqua High School Class of 1953 hosted its 60-year reunion on Sept. 21 at the Top of the 80's Restaurant in West Hazleton. Forty-seven classmates attended, including those from California, Washington, Arizona, New Mexico, Florida, Delaware, New Jersey and New York.