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Reunions

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Reservations for the 40-year reunion for Lehighton Area High School's Class of 1973 will be accepted until Oct. 31.

The reunion will be a casual event on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 5:30-10:30 p.m. at Mahoning Valley Country Club and features a three-entrée family-style meal.

For more information, including cost, call Jim Kunkle at (610) 377-2644.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1955 held a reunion picnic on Sept. 14 at Miller's Grove. The 22 classmates in attendance were joined by 18 guests. In addition from traveling from throughout Pennsylvania, classmates also arrived from New York, New Jersey and Maryland.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

The 10-year reunion of the Panther Valley High School Class of 2003 will be held at the Nesquehoning Fire Company on Sept. 28 from 5-9 p.m.

The cost includes food and entertainment.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Lehighton Area High School Class of 1945 will be holding its 68th reunion at noon, Thursday, Oct. 10 at the Mahoning Valley Country Club. Dinner will be served at 1 p.m. This will be the last organized reunion.

Reservations must be made by Oct. 1 to Kitty Bartholomew at (610) 377-9024 or Marie Merluzzi at (610) 377-2464.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Tamaqua High School Class of 1948 held its 65th anniversary reunion at La Dolce Casa, Tamaqua, on Sept. 14.

A total of 30 class members and 12 guests were in attendance.

The Rev. Donald Smith provided the invocation. Grace Krapf Sakusky conducted the business session and provided classmates with after dinner mint favors.

John Swabey traveled home from South Dakota to attend his first ever reunion.

Emma Best Vlcek and her husband, Joe, provided each guest with a special bottle of wine.

Monday, September 23, 2013
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The Jim Thorpe Class of 1968 recently held its 45-year class reunion at Crave restaurant in Jim Thorpe. Those attending included, front from left, Carol (Hager) Helmer, Diana (Pry) Ortega, Lorrain (Ulshafer) Frankhouser, Sharon (Mosser) Potter and Sharon (Heydt) Eckman. Second row, Donna (Didyoung) Neff, Debbie (Althouse) Lisacchi, Margaret Utsick, Gail (Blazejewski) Hein and Jake Llewellyn. Third row, Ann (Gillespie) Adams, Rosann (Gavornik) Trice, Sandra (Remmel) Foster and Carol (Edwards) McFarland.

Monday, September 23, 2013
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The Stephen S. Palmer High School Class of 1963 gathered for its 50-year reunion on Sept. 6 at the Blue Ridge Country Club. Reunion activities included a historical bus tour, a tour of the S.S. Palmer School, breakfast at Bert's and a presentation at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center.

Monday, September 23, 2013
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

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
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

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.