Friday, April 29, 2016


Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Heritage Hill invites families to join them for a special celebration at 2 p.m. May 8 in honor of the wonderful women who have touched our lives in so many ways. Mothers and their families will be treated to a lovely afternoon of food, fun, prizes and entertainment.

This event is free and open to the public; however, seating is limited. Please RSVP to Rachael or Toni by calling 570-427-4500.

Heritage Hill Senior Community is a unique Personal Care and Memory Care community located at 800 6th St. in Weatherly, PA.

For more information, visit

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Marian High School Class of 1962 will hold its annual reunion picnic on June 11 at the West Penn Grove. The picnic will be begin at noon and end at 7 p.m.

For more information, contact Ann Miller McGlinchy at 570-952-8398 or Tom Versailles at 570-386-2202.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

As a society, our older population is living longer. If you make it to 65, data suggests that an individual can potentially live 20 more years.

That sounds good, right? But for people living another two decades, well into the mid-eighties, they will likely develop at least one chronic condition.

Even today, the National Council on Aging says 92 percent of older adults (65-plus) have at least one.

Monday, April 25, 2016

The free-credit-score website WalletHub recently released its 2016 Credit Score Fun Facts, which are based on a nationally representative survey that revealed a number of crazy correlations between our credit standing and our likes, dislikes and lifestyles.

Here are the highlights:

• Celebrities: 88 percent of people with excellent credit prefer Taylor Swift to Kanye West.

• TV Hosts: Charlie Rose has the most fans with excellent credit (66 percent), while James Corden has the most fans with bad credit (41 percent).

Monday, April 25, 2016

Do you love books and can’t resist stopping at a book shop or book sale? Do you collect certain authors or series? Old and new?

If so, join the Black Diamond Writers’ Network at 10 a.m. until noon May 21 at the Tamaqua Public Library, 30 S. Railroad St., Tamaqua.

Speaker Richard Wright will be talking about what to look for when collecting rare and first edition books. He will elaborate on their value and cite examples from his personal collection. Learn ways to repair old and used books.

Monday, April 25, 2016

The Panther Valley High School Class of 1976 will celebrate its 40-year class reunion from 5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Mahoning Valley Country Club in Lehighton. The cost is $30 per person and includes dinner, prizes and music. There will be a cash bar.

Send check addressed to PVHS Class of 1976 to Carol Jo Reitz (Yuskanish) at 1940 Belleview Drive, Whitehall, PA 18052. Include your home address, email address and name of spouse or guest.

For more information, email

Monday, April 25, 2016

Palmerton High School Class of 1955 will host a luncheon at 12:30 May 10 at the Blue Shamrock in Palmerton.

If interested in attending, contact Dorothy at 610-826-4751 or Dick at 610-826-7339.

Monday, April 25, 2016
Students stand near a 34-foot Hummer limo on prom night in the Old Port section of Portland, Maine. AP FILE PHOTO Copyright - AP2005

NEW YORK — Prom is as much about the journey as it is the dance, so how will all those teens heading into the annual rite of spring handle their wheels?

Limos and charter party buses may still be kings for prom, at least in some areas, but they don’t have a stranglehold on transport considering the rise of Uber and similar hail services. Other high schoolers looking to save money plan to ditch rentals and drive themselves.

Monday, April 25, 2016
ABOVE: Heather Stenlake invented the Bridal Buddy, a slip that helps brides solve the age-old question of how to use the restroom in a wedding gown. KAREN CIMMS/TIMES NEWS BELOW: Stenlake, bridal expert and TV host David Tutera, and Stenlake’s model, Marissa Strohlein. SUBMITTED PHOTO

t’s a question that’s baffled brides for generations: How do I go to the bathroom in my wedding gown?

Basically, there were two options: Wrestle with yards of satin and tulle on your own or have your maid of honor and a few bridesmaids accompany you to hoist the dress out of your way.

Neither was ideal, but there wasn’t much you could do about it — until now.

Meet Heather Stenlake, inventor of the Bridal Buddy.

Stenlake, who owned and worked in a bridal shop for several years, heard the bathroom question over and over again.

Saturday, April 23, 2016
Aaron Stallone and Erin Maloney

Erin Maloney and Aaron Stallone, together with their parents, have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joseph Maloney of West Chester, and Linda and Jim Sadowski of West Bradford. She is the granddaughter of Jean Arniel of Exton and Sally Arniel of West Chester, and the late William Arniel.