Anniversaries

Monday, February 15, 2021
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MOUNT CARMEL — Ten years ago, Mary J. Snyder, of Mount Carmel, entered a contest in The News-Item by telling the story of how she met the love of her life, Lewis Snyder, and married him on Feb. 11, 1994.

Friday, October 02, 2020
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Friday, August 21, 2020
Friday, July 31, 2020
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Dale and Christine Fink, of Jersey Shore, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today, Aug. 1, 2020.

Friday, July 24, 2020
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COAL TOWNSHIP — It is with joy that we announce Francis Sr. and Joyce (Burns) Koczur, of 1337 W. Independent St., Coal Township, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a private celebration at noon today.

Friday, July 03, 2020
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COAL TOWNSHIP — Ron and Sharon Miller, of Coal Township, celebrated 50 years of marriage on May 30. Celebrations ensued at their anniversary party held at the Warehouse Banquet Facility, in Kupmont, on June 20, which was postponed from its earlier anticipated date of May 30, due to the globa…

Friday, June 19, 2020
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It all started with a teen and an ice cream truck. Karl Kort lived in Mount Carmel and held a job selling ice cream. A tip from a friend said there was a pretty little blonde on Poplar Street in Kulpmont who was interested in meeting him. Karl drove his usual ice cream route that day and str…

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Monday, May 18, 2020
Friday, May 08, 2020
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Sunday, July 28, 2019
Sunday, April 21, 2019
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Happy 75th anniversary to Edward and Evelyn Strike, who recently gathered with family to celebrate this milestone. They were married on Dec. 31, 1943, in Elkton, Maryland, while Edward was on a three-day pass from the U.S. Navy. The couple still resides in their home in Mount Carmel and they…

Sunday, March 03, 2019
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Monday, December 03, 2018
Sunday, November 11, 2018
Thursday, July 26, 2018
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MOUNT CARMEL —Robert Michael and Rose Marie Petroski of Mount Carmel celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday. They were married in the former St. Stanislaus Church in Coal Township on July 26, 1958.

Births

Friday, June 18, 2021
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A daughter, Cora Josephine Moyer, was born Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Chase and Kandace Moyer, of Bloomsburg. The mother is the former Kandace Antonelli.

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MIFFLINBURG — A son, Chase Douglas Swineford, was born to Jennifer and Nathan Swineford at 9:33 a.m. Monday, June 7, 2021, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg. The mother is the former Jennifer Neitz.

Engagements

Thursday, June 10, 2021
Monday, February 08, 2021
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MOUNT CARMEL — Bruce and Donna Bortree, of Mount Carmel, are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica L. Bortree, to Douglas W. McCracken, a son of Douglas and Nancy McCracken, of DuBois.

Weddings

Sunday, September 08, 2019
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PENSACOLA, Fla. — Sherri Lynn Dreher and Robert Louis Wydra were married Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2019, in a sunrise ceremony on Langdon Beach, Pensacola, Florida.

A daughter, Cora Josephine Moyer, was born Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Chase and Kandace Moyer, of Bloomsburg. The mother is the former Kandace Antonelli.

MIFFLINBURG — A son, Chase Douglas Swineford, was born to Jennifer and Nathan Swineford at 9:33 a.m. Monday, June 7, 2021, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg. The mother is the former Jennifer Neitz.

A daughter, Oakleigh Mae Pincoskie, was born Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Tyler and Molly Pincoskie, of Paxinos.

KULPMONT — Jarred Slodysko, of Elysburg, and Leah Nicola, of Kulpmont, recently announced their engagement.

A daughter, Layla Elizabeth Lahr, was born at 12:42 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, to Tyler and Kami Lahr, of Rebuck.

A daughter, Kiyah Addison Domanski, was born Saturday, May 29, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Caitlin Domanski. The baby weighed 6 pounds.

A son, Luka LeRoy Mirolli, was born at 1:50 p.m. Sunday, May 23, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Logan Mirolli and Emily Schlee, of Coal Township. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 21 inches in length.

A daughter, Austyn Katarina Iliana Wilson, was born at 7:38 p.m. Friday, May 21, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Gerald and Cheyenne Wilson, of Mount Carmel. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches in length.

A daughter, Aria Lynn Norton, was born 5:54 p.m. May 6, 2021, at Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, to Aaron and Brooke (Reed) Norton, of Athens.

A son, Cameron Bradley Snyder, was born at 7:41 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Bryan Snyder and Tamara Bradley, of Elysburg. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 11.5 ounces, and was 20 inches in length.

A son, Onyx Remington Knause, was born Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Robert Edward Knause and Amanda Lee Knause, of Kulpmont. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 21 inches in length.

A daughter, Apolonia Christiana Schifflet, was born Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, to Mark and Christine Shifflet, of Muncy. The mother is the former Christine Gonzales.

A son, Easton James Sinopoli, was born at 7:10 a.m. Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Jordan and Kayla Sinopoli, of Danville. The mother is the former Kayla Mazer.

A daughter, Kinley Kay Ann Rockwell was born at 1:55 p.m. Thursday, April 29, 2021, to Derek and Lindsey (Lapotsky) Rockwell, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

A son, Bray Michael Ulrich, was born at 11:38 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, to Kelly and Kevin Ulrich, of Paxinos. The mother is the former Kelly Long.

A son, Carson Adam Deeben, was born at 3:57 a.m. Thursday, April 1, 2021, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, to Schylar and Adam Deeben, of Dornsife. The mother is the former Schylar Cook.

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A daughter, Adelaide Mabel Klinger, was born Sunday, April 4, 2021, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Alexis Andracchio and Kurt Klinger, of Shamokin.

A son, Bo William Carpenter, was born on Friday, April 2, 2021, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Kecia Kline and Jared Carpenter, of Danville.

A son, Brantley Aaron Rook, was born at 12:18 p.m. Thursday, March 18, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Brandon Rook and Brooke Bixler, of Sunbury. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 22 inches long.

A son, Pryce Michael Savlov, was born at 6:33 a.m. Friday, March 12, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Jared Savlov and Samantha Pistone, of Elysburg. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 20 inches in length.

A daughter, Eliana Joyce Suerken, was born at 9:41 a.m. Friday, March 5, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Justin and Karin Suerken, of Paxinos. The mother is the former Karin Clark.

A son, Luca Michael Gervasi, was born at 1:43 p.m. Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Austin Gervasi and Kendra Gervasi-Haight, of Shamokin.

A son, Kashton Lux Bogutskie, was born at 9:37 p.m. Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, to Kaitlyn McGinley and Robert Bogutskie, of Mount Carmel.

A daughter, Evelyn Ambellina Williams, was born Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Siera Hornberger and Branden Williams, of Coal Township.

A daughter, Morgan Picklo, was born Saturday, Dec.19, 2020, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Michael and Stacy Picklo, of Mount Carmel. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces.

A son, Kenneth Scott Short, was born Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at Lehigh Valley Health Network, Pottsville, to Amanda Miller and John Short, of Mount Carmel. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce.

MOUNT CARMEL — Ten years ago, Mary J. Snyder, of Mount Carmel, entered a contest in The News-Item by telling the story of how she met the love of her life, Lewis Snyder, and married him on Feb. 11, 1994.

A daughter, Audrey Rose Foust, was born at 7:52 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Robert G. Foust III and Wendi L. Baumerts, of Trevorton.

A son, Jack Thomas Treese, was born at 7:35 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, to Cassandra and Frank Treese, of Middleburg. The mother is the former Cassandra Walter.

A son, David Michael Lucas, was born at 4:55 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Jonathan and Kelly Lucas, of Aristes. The mother is the former Kelly Tarlecki.

MOUNT CARMEL — Bruce and Donna Bortree, of Mount Carmel, are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica L. Bortree, to Douglas W. McCracken, a son of Douglas and Nancy McCracken, of DuBois.

A son, Louie James Banting, was born at 11:20 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, at The Family Place of Evangelical, Lewisburg, to Victoria and Lucas Banting, of Danville.

A son, Carter James Styers, was born on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Corina Finlan and Austin Styers, of New Berlin.

A son, Lennox Eli Moore, was born at 8:59 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Wesley Allen Moore II and Brieanna Marie Lindstrom, of Coal Township. The baby was 5 pounds, 13 ounces, and 20 1/4 inches in length.

A daughter, Marlee Mae Moyle, was born at 6:23 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Jarrod Moyle and Sierra Delbo, of Coal Township. The baby was 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and 20 1/2 inches in length.

A daughter, Leighton Claire Kerstetter, was born at 12:59 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, at The Family Place of Evangelical Hospital, Lewisburg, to Erin and Ronald Kerstetter, of Coal Township.

A daughter, Piper Bamford, was born at 10:25 a.m. Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at The Family Place of Evangelical, Lewisburg, to Kayla and Davis Bamford, of Coal Township. The mother is the former Kayla Shiko.

A son, Dean Scott Hartzell, was born Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to David Hartzell, of Shenandoah, and Amanda Stepp, of Mount Carmel.

Andrew Klembara, of Elysburg, and Tara Brokenshire, of Kulpmont, are very proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Peyton J. Klembara to Mark R. Menapace, a son of Mark and Diann Menapace, of Wilburton.

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MOUNT CARMEL — The engagement of Douglas Sebes, a son of Francesca Sebes and the late Albert Sebes, of Mount Carmel, to Amy Jacobi, of Arizona, a daughter of Vince and Kay Jacobi, is proudly announced by Francesca.

A daughter, Gracie Mae Woytowich, was born at 1:35 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, at The Family Place of Evangelical, Lewisburg, to Tonya and Michael Woytowich, of Kulpmont.

A daughter, Olivia Marie Bennett, was born at 9:55 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Brandon Bennett and Brittny Long, of Shamokin. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 21 inches in length.

A daughter, Gabriella Mae Hile, was born Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Miranda Lynn Gipple and James Robert Hile.

A son, Justin William Kern Jr., was born Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, to Justin Kern and Brionna Snyder, of Coal Township.

A son, Albert Andrew Scott, was born Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Akeem and Danelle Scott, of Bloomsburg. The mother is the former Danelle Bressi.

Mr. Christopher and Mrs. Dawn Petrovich, of Coal Township, along with Mr. Michael and Mrs. Darlene (Blase) Scott, of Coopersburg, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Tyler B. Petrovich, to Jennifer L. Siebert, daughter of Drs. Glen and Barbara Siebert, of Wyndmoor.

A son, Jasper Paul Kluesner, was born at 12:41 p.m. Wednesday Oct. 21, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Braydon Kluesner and Amanda Samms-Kluesner, of Shamokin.

A son, Colson Thomas DePuy, was born Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Katelyn Arbogast adn Jeffrey DePuy, of Coal Township.

A son, Ryder Lee Newman, was born Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Justin Newman and Nikki Cresswell.

A daughter, Aria Rosemarie Malia, was born at 2:03 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Robert T. Malia Sr. and Melissa Ritzman, of Coal Township. The baby weighed 4 pounds, 10.6 ounces, and was 17 inches in length.