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Monday, December 7, 2015

 

McCann School of Business & Technology is hosting a Bra & Panty Drive to benefit Schuylkill Women in Crisis. Donors can drop off new bras and/or panties at the Spa at McCann at 2650 Woodglen Road, Pottsville, until Dec. 23.

Each year, Schuylkill Women in Crisis houses over 200 women and children who arrive at the shelter with only the clothes on their backs,” said Shannon Brennon, campus director at McCann.

Monday, December 7, 2015

 

The hit TV show “Survivor” will be stopping by Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, on Dec. 15 in search of its latest contestants.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to survive whatever is thrown at you and maybe win $1 million dollars, this is your chance.

The open casting call will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Keystone Grand Ballroom in the Convention Center at the resort.

Participants may not line up until 7 a.m. on the morning of the event. Registration begins at 10 a.m.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Carbon County Environmental Education Center’s annual nature-inspired craft program returns at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

This program features grapevine wreaths, birch log decorations, jewelry projects and children’s crafts.

The evening will include holiday music and refreshments.

A $5 per person fee per craft covers the cost of materials. Preregistration is a must.

For more information, call 570-645-8597.

The center is located at 151 E. White Bear Drive, Summit Hill, at the west end of Mauch Chunk Lake Park, just outside of Jim Thorpe along Lentz Trail.

Monday, December 7, 2015
This CD cover image released by Columbia Records shows, “25,” the latest release by Adele. COLUMBIA RECORDS VIA AP

You may not be able to sing like Adele, but you might be able to capture her iconic look.

The megastar, whose latest album, “25,” is making history, topping the charts and breaking sales records, has brought back the ’60s cat eye.

With the holidays upon us, there’s no better time to try this chic, retro style. We’ve even amped up the glam with a little sparkle.

Certified makeup artist Abby-Rae Knappenberger of Lehighton shows us how.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sherry of Nesquehoning will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 11.

They were married Dec. 11, 1965, in St. John’s Lutheran Church, Tamaqua, by the Rev. Charles Mathias.

Mrs. Sherry is the former Betty Becker, daughter of the late Charles and Mae Becker of Tamaqua.

Mr. Sherry is the son of the late Paul and Mary Sherry of Tamaqua.

The couple has two children, John and Karen. They have three grandchildren.

Friday, December 4, 2015
Jackson William Brisbane

BRISBANE — A son, Jackson William Brisbane, was born at 7:23 p.m. Oct. 9, 2015, in Allentown to Amber and Michael Brisbane of Jim Thorpe.

He weighed 5 pounds, 2 ounces, and measured 18.5 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are John and Debbie Anderson of Chalfont, and William and Nancy Juracka of Jim Thorpe.

Paternal grandparents are Chris and Babs Brisbane of Jim Thorpe.

Friday, December 4, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rosahac

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rosahac of Coaldale recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Nov. 13, 1965, at St. Michael’s Church in Lansford by Monsignor Baran.

Mrs. Rosahac is the daughter of the late John and Helen Chuckran. Her husband is the son of the late Michael and Julia Rosahac.

The Rosahacs have four children: Sharon Petrulsky of Laurys Station; Sue Gallagher and her husband, Vince, of Northampton; Tom Rosahac and his wife, Marie; and John Rosahac of Coaldale.

Friday, December 4, 2015
Friday, December 4, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur C. Fritz

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur C. Fritz celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in September.

They were married Sept. 16, 1955, at the Lutheran church in Nesquehoning by the Rev. Lukens.

Mrs. Fritz is the former Dorothy A. Haas, daughter of the late Walter and Beatrice Haas of Andreas. Her husband is the son of the late Harold and Esther Fritz, also of Andreas.

Friday, December 4, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Porambo

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Porambo recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.

They were married Nov. 18, 1950, in St. Michael’s Church, Lansford, by the Rev. John Neupauer.

Mrs. Porambo is the former Helen Orsulak, daughter of the late Ignac and Helen Orsulak (Lipar) of Lansford. Her husband is the son of the late Stanley and Anna Porambo.