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Monday, October 17, 2011
EVY HECKMAN/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Lehighton Area High School crowned its homecoming royalty this past weekend. Homecoming Queen was Catherine "Cat" Varley, who was crowned during Friday night's game against Stroudsburg. Arthur Terembula was crowned King at the homecoming dance on Saturday.

Monday, October 17, 2011
RON GOWER/TIMES NEWS

Danielle Tristani was crowned Homecoming Queen for Marian Catholic High School during halftime of the school's football game with Minersville, Saturday. Homecoming King is Anthony Pilla, who played in the game.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Reflect and Renew, a Circle of Friends, a Christ-centered support group will meet at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17, at the Hampton Inn, Franklin Township.

The group is open to all adults and deals with problems ranging from to grief to loneliness and more.

Refreshments served. For additional information, call Ann-Marie at (610) 379-1016.

Friday, October 14, 2011
Photo courtesy of White Rose Productions Cast members from White Rose Productions will present the murder mystery dinner show "Redneck Birthday Party" on Saturday evening at SS. Peter and Paul Parish School Hall in Lehighton. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

White Rose Productions a Cheryl Lynn Entertainment Company is presenting "Redneck Birthday Party" on Saturday, Oct. 15 at SS. Peter and Paul Parish School Hall in Lehighton. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Billed as "the Valley's premier dinner theater experience," this murder mystery dinner show is a fundraiser for SS. Peter and Paul Parish C.Y.O. (Catholic Youth Organization) Program.

Friday, October 14, 2011
Jason Hunter and Renee Wilkinson

Richard and Shirlann Wilkinson of Lehighton announce the engagement of their daughter, Renee Wilkinson, to Jason Hunter of Lehighton.

The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of Lehighton Area High School and a 2010 graduate of Cedar Crest College.

She is employed by Akrion Systems in Allentown.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Robert and Raylene Hunter of Lehighton. He is a 2004 graduate of Lehighton Area High School and a 2009 graduate of Bloomsburg University.

He is employed by FIS Global in Malvern.

An August 2012 wedding is being planned.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

The time for an Oct. 17 Look Good, Feel Better makeover workshop, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, was incorrectly listed in Tuesday's edition. The workshop will be held from 1 to 3 p.m., in the beauty shop at the Carbon Career and Technical Institute, 130 W. 13th St., Jim Thorpe.

Seating is limited and registration is required by calling 1-800-227-2345.

For information concerning cancer, call the ACS, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit the website at www.cancer.org.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

In celebration of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital is again hosting its annual luncheon and presentation at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16 at Macaluso's at the Lantern Inn in Nesquehoning. Doors open at 1:45 p.m.

Thursday, October 13, 2011
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Homecoming at Marian High School, Hometown, will feature plenty of activity when the Colts play host to the "Battlin' Miners" from Minersville on Friday. The highlight of the evening will be the crowning of Marian's 2011 Homecoming Queen and King during halftime festivities. Candidates for homecoming queen are, front row, from left, Madison Monaco, Danielle Tristani, Katie Smulligan and Amanda McHugh. Candidates for homecoming king are, back row, Anthony Pilla, Brendan McGowan, Anthony Damiano and Paul Martin.

Thursday, October 13, 2011
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Stephanie Zimmerman, Lehighton, was crowned Mansfield University Homecoming Queen during the university's annual celebration Oct. 7-8. Zimmerman is a senior Leadership for Children and Adults with Disabilities (LCAD) major from Lehighton. She represented Alpha Sigma Tau in the campuswide voting. Zimmerman was escorted by David Slinger. Kevin Malmrose, right, a junior education major from Gillett, Pa., was named Homecoming King. Zimmerman's father is Richard Zimmerman and her stepmother is Patricia Zimmerman. Her mother is Adele Gombert and her stepfather is Randy Gombert.

Thursday, October 13, 2011
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Members of the Lehighton Area High School Homecoming Court are, front row from left, Nicole Myrtle, Nadine Clemmer, Catherine Varley, Sydney Shafer and Kara Serfass. Back row, Arthur Terembula, Mitchell Moyer, Colton Davidson, Jonathan Strauss and Anthony Farole. Homecoming queen will be crowned during half-time festivities at Friday night's game, when Lehighton plays Stroudsburg. Homecoming king will be crowned on Saturday, during the homecoming dance.