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Friday, July 12, 2013

Palmerton Hospital Adult Day Services at Blue Mountain Health System will hold its Family Caregiver Support Group from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday July 24, at the Palmerton Health Center at 217 Franklin Ave. in Palmerton.

The support group centers on caregivers tending to family members with Alzheimers, stroke, dementia, Parkinsons, or other physical or mental disabilities. The group offers education and support from other caregivers who really do understand your daily obligations.

Friday, July 12, 2013
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Five students represented MMI Preparatory School at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif., with two placing in the top 10 of their respective categories. From left, adviser Kate Lengel, Devan McCarrie, Sara Lucas, adviser Christine Lizbinski, Gabriela Lobitz, Megan Klein and Devon Sherwood.

Two recent MMI Preparatory School graduates placed in the top 10 of their respective categories during competition against thousands of other students at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif.

Megan Klein, daughter of Edward and Susan Klein, Drums, won eighth place in the nation in the category of Health Care Administration, and Devon Sherwood, daughter of John and Mary Ann Sherwood, Lehighton, won eighth place in the nation in the category of Hospitality Management.

Friday, July 12, 2013
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Evelyn Catherine Green Anthony celebrated her 102nd birthday on July 4.

Evelyn Catherine Green Anthony was born 102 years ago in Hatchery, Penn Forest Township to the late Harry and Mary Meinhart Green on the 4th of July.

She attended the one-room Meinhart School. She moved to the 57 area with her family, which included her sisters Lizzie, Violet, Arlene and Marion, and brothers Harry, Floyd and Byron and a niece, Pauline, who grew up with them as a member of the family.

She met Raymond Anthony and they were married Sept. 27, 1930 by the Rev. Whorman.

Friday, July 12, 2013

The annual Marsh Family Reunion will take place Aug. 11 at Indian Trail Park, Pavilion No. 1. The meal will begin at 12:30 p.m. The business meeting will convene at 1:30 p.m.

Family members whose last names begin with the letters A-M are asked to bring a salad. Those whose last name begins with the letters N-Z are asked to bring a dessert.

Prizes will be awarded to the youngest male and female, the oldes male and female, traveling the farthest, the most recently married cople, longest married couple and the largest family present.

Friday, July 12, 2013
Mother, daughters donate to Wigs for Kids

Sisters Kallia, 9, and McKayla, 13, along with their mother Lauren Wall, center, all of Tamaqua, donated their hair to Wigs For Kids. The cuts were made by Steph Gyuricsek, top left, at her Tamaqua salon. "The effects of hair loss go deeper than just a change in a child's outward appearance," said Lauren.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Eleven years after being told he would never walk again, Daniel Beers walked into the arms of his beloved and said "I do."

A motorcycle accident in 2002 had shattered two of his vertebrae, leaving the Slatington man paralyzed from the waist down.

New technology helped him not only stand for the ceremony last weekend at Ontelaunee Park in New Tripoli, but walk a short distance to join his bride, Csala Peters, at the altar.

Beers shared his story at a physical therapy session at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network in Allentown recently.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

The American Cancer Society will host a Look Good, Feel Better makeover workshop from 4-6 p.m. on July 15 at Blue Mountain Health System, 135 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton. Sessions are free and open to all female cancer patients undergoing cancer treatment.

During the sessions, trained cosmetologists will meet with patients to discuss ways of using makeup and accessories to minimize appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Local author Nadia Hassani will sign copies of her new cookbook, Spoonfuls of Germany, July 20-21 at Galen Glen Winery, 255 Winter Mountain Drive, Andreas, from 1-3 p.m.

The winery will offer a complimentary food and wine pairing of the cover recipe, Chicken in Riesling with White Grapes.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Isabella Lucia Rose D'Ancona, 3, was crowned Miss Dance 2013 at Dance Explosion and Tumble Academy's recent recital. The daughter of Marco and Regina D'Ancona of Nesquehoning, Isabella just completed her first year of dance and tumble. She loves to dance, color, paint and play dress up. Dance Explosion and Tumble Academy is located in Nesquehoning.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Ruth Conville of Tamaqua teaches a class of youngsters

during the annual

Vacation Bible School at First Congregational Church, Coaldale. God's Backyard was the theme of the five-day program, which included crafts, music and Bible study. Fifty-four children and teens attended the

program, which held its closing exercises Friday, June 29.