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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
PHOTO COURTESY OF METRO CREATIVE GRAPHICS Penn State Master Gardeners in Carbon County celebrate "National Pollinator Week with a free propagation presentation and a tour of the pollinator garden.

Penn State Master Gardeners in Carbon County will celebrate "National Pollinator Week" from 1-1:30 p.m. Saturday at the pollinator demonstration garden, located at 529 Lentz Trail in Jim Thorpe.

Master gardeners will give a free propagation presentation and teach the best methods for propagating pollinator friendly plants by seeds, by cuttings and by division.

There will be free information sheets on various methods of propagation, and a tour of the pollinator garden. Master gardeners will be on hand to answer questions.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Lehighton Area High SchoolClass of 1994 will hold its 20-year class reunion on Aug. 2 at the Orioles Pavilion in Lehighton.

Anyone interested in more information should email Loi Gould Andrew at lori.andrew76@gmail. com or call her 484-597-9351.

Monday, June 9, 2014

The Marian Catholic High School Class of 1964 held its 50-year reunion on May 25 at Macaluso's Restaurant in Nesquehoning. Classmates attending included, front from left, Joseph Johnson, Ned Haughney, Barbara DeLay,

Monday, June 9, 2014

Tamaqua High School Class of 1953 will hold its annual picnic on June 28 at Leiby's Grove in Lewistown Valley.

Anyone who was a member of the class at any time is invited to attend.

There is a fee which must be received by June 22.

If you haven't received an official invitation and registration form and are interested in obtaining more information, call 570-668-1831 or 570-668-3109.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Dance Explosion & Tumble Academy of Nesquehoning will hold its 10th annual recital, "Keep Calm And Dance On," at 5 p.m. Saturday at Tamaqua Middle School Auditorium. Dancers include, front row from left, Julia Jachowicz, Sophia Callavini, Brigid Knepper, Kylie

Skodacek, Emma Dacey, Natiya Adams, Nadiah Schade and Natalie Vermillion. Second row Sierra Klinger, Emily Rohlfing, Megan Greenall, Makayla Weaver, Mallory Gould, Molly

Friday, June 6, 2014
SHERI RYAN/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS February Students of the month, from left, Jessica Markovich, grade six; Ayana Haluska, grade seven; and Lena Nalesnik, grade eight.

Panther Valley Middle School recently announced its Students of the Month for February, March and April. Students are recognized based on their excellence in academics and conduct. All students receive a certificate of achievement and a gift card for their efforts.

Friday, June 6, 2014

The Tamaqua Area High School Class of 1943 will hold its 71-year reunion at 11 a.m. June 14 at DiMaggio's Restaurant in Tamaqua.

Friday, June 6, 2014
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Newly crowned Schuylkill County Dairy Princess Hannah Miller with her court. From left, Kristen Schrader, Grace Daubert, Jill Heffner, 2013-2014 Schuylkill County Dairy Princess Madeline Daubert, Miller, Sarah Palerino and Allison Miller.

Hannah Miller, the 19-year-old daughter of Russel and Christine Miller of Tamaqua, was crowned the 2014-2015 Schuylkill County Dairy Princess on Sunday, May 4.

With over 60 people in attendance at St. Peter's Union Church, Miller presented a speech and skit on the beneficial nutrients in dairy products.

Miller will have three alternate dairy princesses: Audrie Wolfe, 20, daughter of Mark and Amy Wolfe of Pine Grove; Sarah Palerino, 16, daughter of Jeffrey and Kelly Palerino of Schuylkill Haven; and Jill Heffner, 16, daughter of Kent and Jodie Heffner of Pine Grove.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Christopher Michael Miller and Virginia Ann Henson, Weissport.

Eric James Crostley and Rachel Eve Greenzweig, Palmerton.

Robert Anthony Butler, Weatherly, and Erica Elizabeth Paluch, White Haven.

Slavcho Boykov Shopov and Tiffany Janene Schlegel, Lehighton.

Cole David Zeigafuse and Olivia Alexander Eckroth, Lehighton.

John Richard Hayersky Jr., Albrightsville, and Donna Marie Tolley, Flemington, N.J.

Michael Todd Bierman and Monica Lynn Peckham, Slatington.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Joel LeBow will be the featured artist at a group show at the Anita Shapolsky Art Foundation, 20 W. Broadway in Jim Thorpe.

The exhibit runs through July 6. The gallery is open from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays 11-5.