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Monday, September 23, 2013

The Panther Valley High School Class of 1988 recently celebrated its 25-year class reunion at the Schuylkill County Country Club in Orwigsburg.

Monday, September 16, 2013

The Jim Thorpe Area High School Class of 1993 recently celebrated its 20-year reunion at the Blue Mountain Ski Area. Class members in attendance include, front row, from left, Jean (Formica) Baier, Mari (Gillespie) Whalen, Josie (Zimmerman) Miller, Heather (Brown) Shapiro and Aaron Sebelin. Second row, Cheryl (Wright) O'Rourke, Jennifer (Karper) Skelly, Melissa Brown, Rhonda (Lazorick) Belzecky and Vicky (Schafer) Meckes. Third row, Jodi (Hunsicker) Hinger, Shawn Sheckler, Randy Hydro and Fran Schlenner. Fourth row, Michael Borosh, Scott Ladd and Greg Magill.

Monday, September 16, 2013

Twenty-five members of the Palmerton High School Class of 1951 held their 62nd-year class reunion at the Palmerton Hotel in Palmerton on Sept. 7.

Alice Britto Dimeglio traveled the farthest, coming all the way from Mankato, Minn.

She also has the distinction of never missing a class reunion.

Also from out of state were George Kannapel from Delaware, Ohio; Clayton and Janet Smith McFarland of Marlton, N.J.; and Franklin Strohl of Lakeland, Fla.

Friday, September 13, 2013

The 10-year reunion of the Panther Valley Class of 2003 will be held at the Nesquehoning Fire Company on Sept. 28 from 5-9 p.m. There is a cost. Food and entertainment will be provided.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Panther Valley Class of 1969 will host its first class reunion meeting at Kelly's Irish Pub, Lansford, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22.

For more information call Diana at (610) 737-9706.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Tamaqua High School Class of 1978 celebrates its 35th anniversary with a reunion at 6 p.m. Oct. 19, at Schick's Cafe, 50 E. Mauch Chunk St., Tamaqua.

No reservations arerequired. For more information, call (570) 527-3030 or (570) 668-3109.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Lehighton Area High School Class of 1983 is having its 30-year reunion on Oct. 5 at the Big Creek Grange, 275 Grange Road, Lehighton.

Please contact Diane Miller-Graver at (610) 377-5588, or email her at for more information.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

The classes of 1973 and 1974 from Panther Valley High School will celebrate their joint reunions at a casual pig roast at 4 p.m., Oct. 5 at Lake Hauto's Crescent Beach Pavilion, 140 Maple Terrace, Nesquehoning. There is a charge which covers food and beverages. Checks should be made payable to PV Class Reunion and mailed to Joe O'Donnell, 30 White Oak Road, Nesquehoning, PA 18240.

For more information call (570) 645-8895 or 645-4833. Reservations are required by Sept. 20.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The Lehighton Area Class of 1973 will host its 40-year reunion on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Mahoning Valley Country Club, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Reservations are due by Sept. 1.

For an invitation or more information, call Jim Kunkle at (610) 377-2644.

Monday, August 19, 2013
Members of the Lehighton Area High School Class of 1963 recently celebrated their 50th class reunion at the American Legion Post 314 in Lehighton. Classmates attending the reunion included, front row from left: Pearlene (Hosier) Eaches, Magdalen (Swatt) Armbruster, June (Solt) Meckes, Reta Neal, Karen (Kannapel) Howells, Ruth Ann (Resh) Matz, Shirley (Kromer) Kresge, and Carolyn (Haydt) Spairana. Second row: Mike Willingham, Lee Getz, John Koch, Lewis Markley, Joann (Schoenberger) Begel, Carole (Anderson) Nacci, Carol (Klotz) Buskirk, Susan (Kromer) Yeastedt, and Sharon (Eckley) Devan. Back row: Robert Borger, Joe Armbruster, Bill Flick, Charlie Kistler, Ed Boyer, Dave (Buzzy) Thomas, John Rhoades, Joe Foster, and Larry Haberman. Not shown is Lamar Snyder.

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