Engagements
Photo: N/A, License: N/A ATLAS - Ken and Julie Klinger, of Atlas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Marissa Lynn Klinger, to Shawn Michael Deromedi, a son of Don and LeAnn Deromedi, of Atlas. The engagement took place while they were on vacation in Hawai (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A The parents of David F. Reed and Kristin E. Kozar are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, who were engaged Aug. 13, 2013, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of Shamokin Area High School and is a senior at Lock Have (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Michael and Christine Wert, of Coal Township, and Joseph and Margaret Mary West, of Northumberland, announce the engagement of their children, Nicole Wert and Shea West. Nicole and Shea were engaged in July in St. Maarten and are currently living in Ashb (read more)

Weddings
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:06:22 06:25:22 DANVILLE - Jena Ann Oley, of Elysburg, and James Charles Nestico, of Paxinos, were united in marriage June 21, 2014, at Frosty Valley Country Club, Danville. The bride is a daughter of Norm Oley and Donna Oley, both of Elysburg. A 2006 graduate of Southe (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A ELYSBURG - Katie Clayberger and Allen Klinger were wed the evening of May 31, 2014, by Pastor Bob Commerford. The wedding and reception took place oudoors at Ponduce Farms in Elysburg. The bride is a daughter of Mary Ellen Baskin, of Bloomsburg, and Davi (read more)

Anniversaries
Photo: N/A, License: N/A STRATFORD, Conn. - Eleanor and Peter Lynn, formerly of Centralia, Pa., celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, Aug. 7. The couple were married Aug. 7, 1954, in Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Centralia. The Lynns curren (read more)
MOUNT CARMEL - Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Kaczmarek Jr., of 121 S. Vine St., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Aug. 15. The couple were married Aug. 15, 1964, in St. Joseph's Church, Mount Carmel. Mrs. Kaczmarek, the former Louise Hutnick, gr (read more)

Church News
All Saints All Saints Evangelical Lutheran Church, 12th and Scott streets, Kulpmont. Pastor - The Rev. Alfred J. Bashore. Worship service - 9 a.m. Participants - Richard Kovach, lector; Marsha Karnes, acolyte, altar guild and communion assistant. Assumpt (read more)
If you grew up with any sort of Sunday/Church School education, or even just paid attention during a sermon or two, you are probably familiar with the story of the Good Samaritan. It is found in Gospel of Luke. Here's a quick refresher: A traveler is at (read more)
Our routine to start each elementary school day included "The Pledge of Allegiance" and a verse of "America" or, as it is more commonly known, "My country tis of thee." For the first few years, there was even "The Lord's Prayer." Then came the Supreme Co (read more)
This year's missionary speaker at our church was an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales. My wife and I were eager to talk with the visiting priest to see if he knew the Oblates who were associated with our former church, Holy Cross. The four we mentioned incl (read more)
All Saints All Saints Evangelical Lutheran Church, 12th and Scott streets, Kulpmont. Pastor - The Rev. Alfred J. Bashore. Worship service - 9 a.m. Participants - Richard Kovach, lector and/or communion assistant; Marsha Karnes, altar guild and/or commun (read more)

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