COAL TOWNSHIP - Daniel and Alice Riddell, of Coal Township will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 8.

The couple were married Dec. 8, 1962. To celebrate, their family sent them on a trip to Niagara Falls, Canada.

They are the parents of two daughters, Connie Solon (husband Dave) of Lancaster, and Donna Howley, of Bernville. They have three grandchildren, Bridgette Poteat (husband Rashad), both in the Navy in Norfolk, Va.; Jenni and Michael.

Previously from Philadelphia, they moved to Coal Township 23 years ago for Alice to be closer to her brother, Ray Reeder (wife Ollie) and nephews Ray (wife Kathy) and Michael Reeder. Her other brother, Robert Reeder and family, live in Delaware. They stay in touch with family reunions, which are sometimes held at Knoebels Amusement Resort.