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Monday, January 14, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Conor S. Sedam

Nicole Elizabeth Hlavaty and Conor Scott Sedam were married on Sept. 2, 2012 at The Little Stone Church on Mackinac Island in northern Michigan.

The Rev. Dr. Vincent Carroll performed the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Ronald and LaRae Hlavaty of Lehighton. The bridegroom is the son of Scott and Jana Sedam of Novi, Mich.

Tara Haas of Denver, Colo. was chosen as the "executive vice president of bridal affairs." Bridesmaids included Alicia Cortese, Bethlehem; Kimberly Hager, Harleysville; and Kiernan Sedam, Chicago, Ill.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Beth A. Lech and Todd P. Tyson, 347 Archery Club Road, New Ringgold.

Devon L. Miller and Arron J. Hosier, 430 Arlington St., Tamaqua.

Deborah S. Wheeler and Robert C. Birdsall, 258 Archery Club Road, New Ringgold.

Tinia M. Fucci, 1125 W. Berwick St., Easton, and Michael A. Barndt, 301 Morea Road, Mahanoy Township.

Friday, December 28, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Sauchinitz

Kimberly L. Kemp of Palmerton became the bride of Stephen M. Sauchinitz, also of Palmerton, on Oct. 13, 2012, at All Saints Church in Lehighton.

The Rev. Jane Bender of Bethlehem officiated the ceremony.

The daughter of Cheryl A. and Alan Sienkwicz of Lehighton and the late Brian E. Kemp, the bride was given in marriage by her brother, Kyle Kemp.

Tabetha Sterling was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Susan Powell, Deanna Mehlig, Becki Bryfogle, Amanda Sauchinitz and Kristyn Bryfogle.

Friday, December 28, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Greg Steward

Jennifer Robin Kemmerle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Klotz of Jim Thorpe, and the late James Kemmerle and Rita Kemmerle of Summit Hill, became the bride of Greg Steward, son of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Steward of Lehighton, on Sept. 15, 2012 at Dinkey Memorial Church in Ashfield.

The Rev. Anthony Pagatto officiated the double ring ceremony. Cathy Smith was the organist.

Given in marriage by her stepfather, William Klotz, the bride chose Nicole Reabold of Jim Thorpe to be her maid of honor. Jessica Cameron of Naples, Fla. was the matron of honor.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Stewart

Taryn Rehrig, daughter of Timothy and Tammy Rehrig of Lehighton, and Gregory Stewart, son of Robert and Catherine Stewart of Saylorsburg, were married on Oct. 6, 2012 at The Orioles in Lehighton.

District Judge William J. Kissner officiated at the ceremony.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose Melissa Kistler of Andreas as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Adrienne Blasko, Lansford; Sara Techentine, Barnesville; Elizabeth Bogart, Bartonsville; and Vanessa Ahner, Lehighton.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Mr. and Mrs. Justin Scott

Cadi Wernett of Jim Thorpe, and Justin Scott of Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, N.C. were united in marriage on Nov. 10, 2012 at The Chapel at Hickory Run State Park in White Haven.

Jim Thorpe Mayor Michael Sofranko officiated the double ring ceremony.

The daughter of Gail and Michael Wernett Sr. of Jim Thorpe, the bride was given in marriage by her father. She chose her cousin, Marcy Walck of Jim Thorpe, to be her maid of honor.

Josh Sierak of Aberdeen, Md. was the best man.

A reception at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe, followed the ceremony.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Amanda L. Reightler and Samuel J. Swartz, 71 Lincoln Drive, Tamaqua R.D.

Katie M. Downey and Solomon J. Peel, 515 W. Spruce St., Mahanoy City.

Denise A.Hanrahan and Michael V. Fantanarosa, 472 Roosevelt Drive, Mahanoy City.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Leanne and Kurtis Stuart

Former Brockton resident Leanne Kabana, daughter of Kevin and Paula Kabana of Danson, Mich., and Kathy Kabana of Fenton, Mich., was married Aug. 4 to Kurtis Stuart, son of Mark and Krystal Stuart of Howell, Mich.

The double ring ceremony was held in the gardens of the bride's father with the Rev. Donald Morrison officiating.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the gardens.

The new Mrs. Stuart is the granddaughter of Larry and Nancy Kabana of Tamaqua and Carol Pittman of New Philadelphia.

The couple resides in Grand Blanc, Michigan.

Friday, November 30, 2012
Jessica Hojer and Dillan Zellers

The engagement of Jessica Hojer of Columbia Cross Roads, Pa., to Dillan Zellers of Lehighton, has been announced by his mother.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ove and Deborah Hojer of Columbia Cross Roads. She is a 2008 graduate of Troy High School and is currently a senior at Mansfield University, where she is majoring in elementary and special education.

Friday, November 30, 2012
Sean Wargo and Heather Fenstermacher

Rick and Kathleen Fenstermacher of Tamaqua, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Heather Lynn Fenstermacher, to Sean Mathew Wargo, both of Kelayres.

The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Misericordia University, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary and special education.

She earned a master of science degree in classroom technology from Wilkes University in 2009.

She is employed as a special education facilitator at Berks Career and Technology Center in Oley.