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Saturday, January 31, 2015

Samantha L. Richardson and Lane C. Bieber, both of Tamaqua

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Mel Eckman

Jordan Mertz, daughter of Denise Mertz, and Mel Eckman, son of Malinda and Kyle Eckman, were united in marriage on Nov. 1, 2014, at Beltzville State Park.

Pastor Jim Dean officiated the ceremony.

Given in marriage by her brother, Tucker Mertz, the bride chose her sister, Avery Mertz, as her maid of honor.

Joseph Devereaux served as the best man.

Family and friends celebrated the nuptials in Lehighton following the wedding.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Amanda Lynne Follweiler and Ryan John Gallagher, both of Tamaqua.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Walter James Getz, White Haven, and Grace Ann Houseman, Coaldale.

Anthony Michael Zongaro and Ann Marie Palmer, Albrightsville.

Michael Todd Silfies and Cynthia Marie Malick, Slatington.

Saturday, January 17, 2015
Jenna Stokes and Jeremy Jenkins

The engagement of Jenna Christine Stokes of Duncansville, and Jeremy Jenkins, also of Duncansville, has been announced by her father.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Robert Stokes of Coaldale, and the late Christine Stokes.

She is a graduate of Panther Valley High School. She is a graduate of Gettysburg College, where she majored in biochemistry and molecular biology. She graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and did her residency at Altoona Family Physicians in Altoona.

Saturday, January 3, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Rick Peters

The Barnhouse Village Gazebo in Bath was the setting for the Oct. 4 wedding of Kathleen Dombrosky, daughter of Paul and Betty Dombrosky of Andreas, to Rick Peters, son of the late Allen and Joyce Peters.

The double ring ceremony was conducted by the Rev. Robert W. Busch.

Given in marriage by her parents, the bride was attended by Kimberly Eckert of Auburn.

Bridesmaids were Olivia Cordero of Lancaster, daughter of the bridegroom, and Annette Dombrosky of Andreas, sister-in-law of the bride.

Best man honors were performed by John Eckert of Auburn.

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Tawnie J. Gerber, Tamaqua, and Brandon R. Heffelfinger, Tamaqua.

Alesha Quaca and Todd J. Witkowski, both of Tamaqua.

Saturday, January 3, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Sean Dennison

Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona, was the setting for the wedding of Tiffany Marie Walters, daughter of Craig and Helen Walters of Tamaqua, and Sean Dennison, son of Dr. Randall and Gale Dennison of Kentucky.

The couple's friend, Michael Hall, conducted the ceremony. The bride's siblings, C.J. and Brittany Walters, provided readings.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by the Dennison nieces, Isabella and Anna.

An outdoor reception was held at the botanical gardens following the ceremony.

Saturday, December 13, 2014
Michael Capita IV and Samantha Thomas

The engagement of Samantha Thomas and Michael Capita IV has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kim and Gar Thomas of Lake Hauto.

She is a graduate of Tamaqua Area High School.

She earned a bachelor of science in education degree from Bloomsburg University.

She is currently employed as a global coordinator by Metso Minerals of Danville.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Eleanor and Michael Capita III of Berwick.

He is a graduate of Berwick High School.

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Arthur

Lori A. Melicharek and Glenn Arthur, both of Nesquehoning, were united in marriage on Oct. 18, 2014, at Meed's Methodist Church in Nesquehoning.

A reception followed in Jim Thorpe.

The bride is the daughter of Milan Melicharek of Tamaqua, who gave her in marriage, and Ester Dalmas of Macungie. She studied criminal justice at LCCC. She is now a homemaker and mother of three.

The bridegroom is a graduate of Panther Valley High School and is employed in the construction business.