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Friday, June 21, 2013
Beth Swankoski and Matthew Stephens

The engagement of Beth Swankoski, daughter of Patty and Ray Swankoski of Coaldale, to Matthew Stephens, son of George and MaryEllen Stephens of Tamaqua, has been announced by her parents.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Penn State University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in letters, arts and sciences, and an associate of science in physical therapist assistant from Penn State University, Hazleton. She is employed as a physical therapist assistant at Golden Living Center York Terrace in Pottsville.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McKillip

Marylouise Baldwin and Thomas Dennis McKillip, both formerly of Philadelphia, were united in marriage on May 25, 2013.

The wedding was presided over by the Honorable Steven R. Serfass. Pastoral blessing was bestowed by Pastor Robert Templeton.

The couple resides in Albrightsville.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Erin Nester and John Dixon

The engagement of Erin Nester of State College, the daughter of Dennis and Diane Nester of Milton, Pa. (formerly of Jim Thorpe), to John Dixon of State College, the son of John and Etta Dixon of Meadville, Pa., has been announced by her parents.

The bride-to-be graduated from Penn State in 2008 with a B.A. in economics. She is a senior consultant at ParenteBeard LLC.

The prospective bridegroom graduated from Penn State in 2007 with a master's degree in architectural engineering. He is a construction manager at Shaner Investments.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Karnish

Sara Hodon and Frank Karnish were united in marriage on March 15, 2013 in a sunset beach ceremony in Pensacola, Fla. with the Rev. Kenneth Delo officiating.

Thaddeus Karnish, son of the bridegroom, served as best man. A honeymoon in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast followed.

The bride is the daughter of Meryl Hodon of Weatherly and the late William Hodon.

She holds a bachelor of arts degree in English from Lebanon Valley College and is employed as associate editor at Sigma Financial in Allentown and as a freelance writer.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Lisette N. Gonzalez, 650 Hanover Ave., Allentown, and Alexis A. Ruberte, 1111 Altamont Ave., Frackville.

Susan M. Boyle and Kevin A. Kupres, 2935 Summer Valley Road, New Ringgold.

Samara Coelho Dos Santos and Sean M. Dura, 34 E. Washington St., McAdoo.

Friday, May 31, 2013

Michael Charles Kistler, 586 Ridge Road, Andreas, and Samantha Marie Parsons, 40 Oak St., Parryville.

Anthony Dylan Shetrompf and Katelyn Grace MacFarland, 668 Princeton Ave., Palmerton.

Luis Francisco Cruz and Kristina Marjorie DeFeo, 242 Claremont Ave., Tamaqua R.D.

Justin James Foster and Rachel Marie Andrews, 125 N. Chestnut St., Summit Hill.

Ryan Johannes Poeldnurk, 210 W. Columbus Ave., Nesquehoning, and Nicole Angela Matson, 214 E. Center St., Nesquehoning.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Allyson V. Chryst, 402 S. Centre St., Pottsville, and Eric S. Seibert, 3302 Center St., Whitehall.

Susan C. Bowers and Kevin M. Carroll, 316 New Philadelphia Road, New Philadelphia.

Amy L. Ney, 230 E. Biddle St., Gordon, and Cory M. Stauffer, 373 Faux Hill Road, Zion Grove, North Union Township.

Danielle M. Morgan and Jason Pasechnick, 242 Hillside Drive, Barnesville.

Michelle L. Bailey and Matthew R. Boyer, 1144 Summer Valley Road, New Ringgold.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Jane M. Perry, 1802 Elk Ave., Pottsville, and Michael D. Salerno Sr., 1490 Mahoning Drive East, Lehighton.

Marta L. McGeehan and Howard B. McLaughlin Jr., 6 Laurel St., Nesquehoning.

Kim M. Antolick and Donald J. Wachhaus, 252 Country Club Drive, Hazleton.

Jessica L. Hall and Justin R. Moyer, 124 Washington St., Tamaqua.

Laura J. McKinley and Quincey E. Foose, 21 Messerschmidt St., Barnesville.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Todd Michael Kuhns and Loraine Marie Bailie, 162 Sassafras Road, Lehighton.

Howard Joseph Morana and Marie Elaine Dziczek, 128 Stock St., Nesquehoning.

Matthew Francis Dennis and Kari Lynn Krohmer, 166 Coal St., Nesquehoning.

William Eric Eckert and Christine Marian Moran, 514 North St., Jim Thorpe.

Michael John Screenock, Box 251, Kelayres, and Lindsey Diane Hinkle, 67 E. Birch St., Weatherly.

Friday, May 24, 2013
Kristyn Labyack and Eric Yuknek

The engagement of Kristyn Labyack to Eric Yuknek has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Keith and Lori Strohl of Palmerton and John Labyack, also of Palmerton. She received a bachelor of science degree in psychology in 2011 and a master's in science in social work in 2013. She has been a graduate assistant at Kutztown University in the Alcohol and Other Drugs Department throughout the duration of her master's program. She is also employed by CLIU in the Behavioral Health Department.