Sunday, April 20, 2014


Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Jason Derr

Jenna Gerber, daughter of Rob and Lisa Gerber of Tamaqua, and Jason Derr, son of Paul Derr of Weatherly and Rhonda Zawaski of Andreas, were united in marriage on May 4, 2013 in an outdoor ceremony at Willow Tree Grove in Orefield. The double ring ceremony was officiated by the Rev. John Macky Pittman. The Hall sisters of Macungie served as harpists.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose her sister Calyn Brewer of Omaha, Neb., as matron of honor. Her sister Taylor Gerber, of Tamaqua, was the maid of honor.

Friday, August 30, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher D'Emilio

Nicole Ann Yeastedt, daughter of Michael and Ann Yeastedt of Jim Thorpe, was united in marriage to Christopher D'Emilio, son of Michael and Patricia D'Emilio of Northampton on Aug. 11, 2012 at Woodstone Country Club in Danielsville.

The double ring ceremony was officiated by District Justice Edward M. Lewis of Jim Thorpe. Kathryn McKeon of Jim Thorpe was the vocalist.

Monday, August 26, 2013

Tina M. Thomas and John J. Salko, 322 E. Union St., Apt. 2, Tamaqua.

Ramona B. Smith and Sheldon E. Croll, 74 Bernhard Road, Barnesville.

Vanessa H. Aburaileh, 233 Pine St., Tamaqua, and Joseph M. Francis, 123 Market St., Tamaqua.

Eleanor M. Fantini and Chad M. Gerber, 125 E. High St., Coaldale.

Christine A. Malitsky and Michael R. Zahorchak, 792 N. James St., Hazleton.

Deborah M. Weiss, 28 Main St., New Philadelphia, and David J. Bagdonis, 38 Main St., New Philadelphia.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Todd James Witkowski, 113 W. Main St., Quakake, Rush Township, and Alicia Christina Serina, 311 E. Patterson St., Lansford.

Evan Charles Heiser and Josephine Margaret Abbott, 8758 S. Loop Road, Slatington.

Ryan Adam Green and Lorynn Brittany Niklas, 8160 Interchange Road, Lehighton.

Robert Paul Moyer and June Ann Toro, 72 E. Railroad St., Nesquehoning.

Friday, August 16, 2013

Cynthia A. Brennan, 216 First St., Coaldale and Brian R. Davis, 13 E. High St., Coaldale.

Crystal A. Smyrl and Steven W. Kurpell, 617 S. Hancock St., McAdoo.

Heather L. Fenstermacher and Sean M. Wargo, 3 E. Market St., McAdoo.

Nicole A. Layton and Steven J. Shoemaker, 505 W. Market St., Mahanoy City.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Christopher Joseph Hirt and Susan Carol Thack, 271 S. First St., Lehighton.

Steven Kyle Balliet, 471 Pine Hill Road, Andreas, and Emily Jane Greenawalt, 121 Allen St., Apt. 3, Nesquehoning.

Joseph Patrick Inzillo and Kimberlee Monks, 230 W. Front St., Lansford.

Sean Patrick Rogan and Melissa Kasarda, 4 E. Maple St., Tresckow.

Scott Michael Timberman, 903 Faulstick Road, Saylorsburg, and Tabitha Sue Alexander, 1087 Fireline Road, Palmerton.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Heather Van Strander and William Watkins II

Heather Marie Van Strander and William W. Watkins II have announced their engagement.

Both are graduates of Lehighton Area High School and currently live in Saylorsburg.

The daughter of Terry and Dotty (Derrico) Van Strander of Lehighton, the bride-to-be is a graduate of Kutztown University, where she is working on her master's degree in counseling. She is employed by Carbon County.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Derek John Anthony and Katelynn Marie Ring, 160 57 Drive, Palmerton.

Daniel James Ives and Frances Ann Shope, 83 Chippewa Trail, Albrightsville.

Jeffrey Thomas Bachman and Rachel Lynn Mertz, 103 Stedman Ave., Lehighton.

James Edward Huber and Courtney Stephen Clements, 432 Center St., Jim Thorpe.

Eric Joseph Yuknek and Kristyn Marie Labyack, 244 Princeton Ave., Palmerton.

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Dean Allen Meiser and Linnea Judith Towers, 1138 Spring Road, Andreas.

Aaron Thomas Getz and Jennifer Marie Yurick, 1409 Willow Brook Court, Mebane, N.C.

Marcus George Rowell and Nkechinyelum Iniobong Bassey, 1873 Hemming Way, Orefield.

Roger Mathew Marfitt, 12 Beers Lane, Palmerton, and Shannon Lynn Richter, 2508 Center St., East Stroudsburg.

Thursday, August 8, 2013
Mr. and Mrs. Zackery J. Yankiewicz

Jessica J. Dalton, daughter of Jack and Kathy (Ogozalek) Dalton of Frackville, and Zackery J. Yankiewicz, son of Derek Yankiewicz, Frackville, and Diane and Todd Smith, Gordon, were united in marriage on Friday, May 24, 2013.

The wedding and reception were held at the ArtsQuest Center at the SteelStacks in Bethlehem, with Derek Yankiewicz officiating the ceremony.

The bride is a 2007 graduate of North Schuylkill High School and a 2011 graduate of Cedar Crest College, where she earned a bachelor's degree in nursing.