Anniversaries

Monday, September 13, 2021
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Mr. and Mrs. Marlin and Sharon (Shalongo) Orner celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were married Sept. 11, 1971, in St. Stanislaus Church, in Shamokin. They have three children and four grandchildren.

Tuesday, August 03, 2021
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ELYSBURG — Bob and Anne Marie Devine, of Elysburg, recently had the honor of celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was married July 31, 1971, in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church by the Rev. Joseph Bradley.

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, 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

Births

Friday, October 22, 2021
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SELINSGROVE — A son, Fletcher Malcolm Eischeid, was born at 9:11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8, 2021, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, to Lindsey and Nicholas Eischeid. The mother is the former Lindsey Porter.

Monday, October 18, 2021
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A daughter, Kaylee Suzanne Faust, was born at 3:08 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, to Kaitlin Wolfe and William Faust, of Herndon.

Engagements

Monday, August 02, 2021
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SHAMOKIN — Christopher and Lindsey Hoke, of 415 N. Washington St., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Molina-Hoke, to Edward Hancock III, of 5 W. Commerce St., Shamokin, a son of Edward Hancock Jr. and Suzanne Hancock, of Shamokin.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

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.

SELINSGROVE — A son, Fletcher Malcolm Eischeid, was born at 9:11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8, 2021, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, to Lindsey and Nicholas Eischeid. The mother is the former Lindsey Porter.

A daughter, Kaylee Suzanne Faust, was born at 3:08 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, to Kaitlin Wolfe and William Faust, of Herndon.

A son, John Thomas Weikel, was born Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Schuylkill, 700 E. Norwegian St., Pottsville, to Joshua and Rebecca Weikel. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces.

A son, Steven Messiah Rivera, was born Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Ismael Rivera-Lezama and Vianca Velazquez, of Bloomsburg.

A son, Joshua Timothy Farrow, was born Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, to Silas and Allison Farrow, of Dallas, Pa. Joshua is the couple’s first child.

A son, James Michael Wright, was born at 4:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, to Kendra (Rehm) Wright and Michael Wright, of Milton.

A son, Rowan Michael Eveland, was born at 1:18 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Chay Eveland and Amy Trice, of Shamokin. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 21 inches in length.

A son, Marcus Allen Boyer Jr., was born at 7:54 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Marcus Allen Boyer and Stephanie Helwig, of Coal Township. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 21 inches in length.

Mr. and Mrs. Marlin and Sharon (Shalongo) Orner celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were married Sept. 11, 1971, in St. Stanislaus Church, in Shamokin. They have three children and four grandchildren.

A daughter, Harper Grace Koutch, was born at 10:31 a.m. Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to James Koutch and Brianna Shannon, of Mount Carmel. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 6.5 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches in length.

A son, Hank Richard Shingara, was born at 11:52 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, to Aly Erdman and Peter Shingara Jr., of Dornsife.

A son, Tripp Allen Johnson, was born at 7:56 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Joseph Matthew Staskiel and Mary Elizabeth Johnson, of Shamokin. The baby weighed 5 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 18 1/2 inches in length.

LEWISBURG — A son, Blake Matthew Walter, was born to Shelby Walter and Briar Moll at 7:09 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.

A daughter, Brooklyn Rose Nye, was born at 7:04 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Ronald Makome Nye and Amber Linn Kehler, of Coal Township. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19 inches in length.

A son, Ryan Jeramy Seiders, was born at 6:57 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Kyle Seiders and Ashley Deeter, of Wilburton. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 21 1/2 inches in length.

A son, Ashton James Snyder, was born Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to James Snyder and Jazmyne Hazzard, of Shamokin. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches in length.

ATLAS — Robert Tony Mabe and Brittany Marie Watthews, both of Mount Carmel, were joined in marriage Friday, July 30, 2021, during a small ceremony performed by Mount Carmel Mayor Phillip Cimino at the Atlas Gazebo surrounded by family.

ELYSBURG — Bob and Anne Marie Devine, of Elysburg, recently had the honor of celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was married July 31, 1971, in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church by the Rev. Joseph Bradley.

SHAMOKIN — Christopher and Lindsey Hoke, of 415 N. Washington St., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Molina-Hoke, to Edward Hancock III, of 5 W. Commerce St., Shamokin, a son of Edward Hancock Jr. and Suzanne Hancock, of Shamokin.

A daughter, Tatum Layne Stumhofer, was born at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, July 17, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Chad and Laura Stumhofer, of Shamokin. The mother is the former Laura Thew.

A daughter, Addison Belle Maciejewski, was born Wednesday, July 14, 2021, to Todd and Emily Maciejewski, of Crofton, Maryland.

A son, Charlie Lee Wetzel, was born Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Cheyanne Shade and Anthony Wetzel, of Shamokin.

A son, Elijah Carter Fowler, was born at 9:42 p.m. Thursday, July 1, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Katrina Fowler, of Shamokin.

A daughter, Everleigh Mae Linn, was born at 2:48 p.m. Monday, June 28, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Daniel Linn and Jordyn Shustack, of Coal Township. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19.5 inches in length.

A son, Griff Joseph Berger, was born Thursday, June 24, 2021, at Gesinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Jarid and Erin Berger, of Coal Township. The mother is the former Erin Mazer.

A son, Daxton Brooks Vivian, was born Monday, June 21, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, to Gabrielle Rosko and Jason Vivian, of Mount Carmel. The baby boy weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces.

A son, Kasper Ellis Wetzel-Guzman, was born Monday, June 21, 2021, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital, Bloomsburg, to Demi Miller and Reyes Wetzel-Guzman, of Glen Lyon.

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.