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Friday, May 7, 2010

Jason Robert Rampulla and Ashley Marie Butler, 638 Church St., Palmerton.

Edgar Rodriguez-Martinez, 222 S. Third St., Reading, and Neidi Tatiana Cabrera, 431 State Rd., Lehighton.

William James Ulshafer Jr. and April Lynn Strohl, 186 N. Seventh St., Lehighton.

Kyle Andrew Strohl and Christiane Mava Zellner, 52 W. Fourth St., Jim Thorpe.

Lou Marvin Strohl and Jessica Lyn Williams, 34 Wagner St., Lehighton.

Joel Scott Smith and Nicole Marie Heckman, 1247 Koch Rd., Kunkletown.

Bryan Scott Creyer and Cassandra Noel Moyer, 4655 Little Gap Rd., Kunkletown.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Nathan Dean Shook and Christine Louise Hunadi, 247 Kline Ave., Lansford.

Shawn Joseph Kennedy and Denise Gail Chickilly, 32 E. Mill St., Nesquehoning.

Benjamin James Fink and Sarah Ann Hoppes, 537 Cold Spring Rd., Andreas.

Douglas Richard Lenik and Carolyn Alice Buck, 40 E. Bertsch St., Lansford.

Friday, April 30, 2010
Brandi Steigerwalt and Timothy Kernag

The engagement of Brandi Steigerwalt, Tamaqua, to Timothy Kernag, also of Tamaqua, has been announced by their families.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Alan and Lori Steigerwalt of Andreas. She is a 2003 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Robert and Debra Kernag of Hunlock Creek. He is a 2001 graduate of Lake Lehman High School.

A wedding date has been set for September of 2012.

Friday, April 30, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Taras

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Taras of Lansford are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today.

They were married on April 30, 1960 at St. John's Greek Catholic Church, Lansford, by the Rev. Michael Morris.

Mrs. Taras is the former Joann Terry, daughter of the late Jacob and Mary Terry of Coaldale.

Mr. Taras is the son of the late John and Anna Taras of Coaldale.

The couple are the parents of three children, Michael Taras and his wife Linda of Gitmo, Cuba, Mark Taras and his wife Michelle of Lansford, and Matthew Taras and his wife Lori of Nesquehoning.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Samantha A. Redanauer, 258 Ferndale Road, Zion Grove, and Joseph W. Skubel Jr., 119 Wolf Road, Ringtown.

Jeanine M. Leibensperger and Joshua M. Benson, 422 Pine St., Tamaqua.

Monday, April 26, 2010
Allen and Abigail Graver

St. Jerome's Catholic Church, Tamaqua, was the setting for the Dec. 5, 2009 wedding of Abigail Marie Knoblauch and Allen Graver Jr. The Rev. James Bechtel officiated at the ceremony.

The new Mrs. Graver is the daughter of Terry "Nails" and Lisa Knoblauch of Tamaqua. She earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education from King's College in 2009 and is employed by the Tamaqua Area School District as a substitute teacher and assistant junior varsity coach.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Melissa Hill and James K. Strausser Jr., 49 Silvercreek Rd., New Philadelphia.

Jennifer M. Zuppert and Richard M. Dennis Sr., 113 W. Pine St., Mahanoy City.

Bethann E. Stankiewicz, 50 Wood Street, Ringtown, and Eric V. Blew, 7 Elm Ave., Barnesville.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Dorette Noel Petritsch and Terry Roy Smith, 226 W. Earley Ave., Coaldale.

Emily E. Eckroth and Joseph S. Caracappa Jr., 43 Hughes St., New Ringgold.

Carol Jo Hanlon and Daniel John Day, 527 E. Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City.

Beth Ann Englert, 206 Pine St., Tamaqua, and Michael E. Springer, 58 Fawn Lane, Tamaqua.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Vincent D. Stallone and Melissa G. D'Andrea, 924 North St., Weatherly.

Joseph Phillip Riggio Jr. and Amy Christine Berger, 85 James Lane, Lehighton.

Kevin Joseph Carroll and Brianna Janelle Hurley, 12 Lehigh Gorge Drive, Jim Thorpe.

Thursday, April 15, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Booth

Kate Wendling of Summit Hill became the bride of Robert Booth of Libberton, Scotland, during a New Year's Eve ceremony on Dec. 31, 2009 at the Mauch Chunk Museum Ballroom in Jim Thorpe.

Officiating at the ceremony was Paul McArdle, mayor of Summit Hill.

The bride is the daughter of Lauren and Ron Gower of Summit Hill, and Frank and Barbara Wendling of Kent, Ohio.

Given in marriage by her mother, the bride chose her sister, Stephanie Black of Lake Hauto, as her matron of honor.

The bridegroom is the son of Michael and Maureen Booth of Libberton, Scotland.