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BARTLEY — Proud parents Jon and Marissa (Mayes) Bartley of Snow Shoe welcomed daughter Paige Bartley into the world on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 at 8:22 a.m. at Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College. Paige Quinn Bartley weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces at 21.5 inches. She joins excited big ...

WELCOME TO THE WORLD

WAGNER — Thomas J. Wagner and Deana M. Morrill of Jersey Shore are parents of a son, Calvin Jacob Levi Wagner, born at 10:21 a.m. March 20, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. The mother is the former Deana Marie Kissinger. The baby weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces, at 21 1/4 inches. ...

WELCOME TO THE WORLD

ZIDICK —Zachary Zidick and Tisha Smeal of Beech Creek are proud to announce the birth of their son Elijah Jayce Zidick, born at 5:02 p.m. on March 10 at Geisinger Medical Center. The baby weighed 6 pounds 8 ounces at 19 inches. Grandparents are Rick and Annie Frankhouser, of Jersey Shore, the ...

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SWORTWOOD — Tyler Swortwood and Jena Francis of Renovo are parents of a son, Abel Bryar Swortwood, born at 9:50 a.m. Feb. 28, 2018 at Geisinger Medical Center. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces at 19 inches. Grandparents are Gretchen Sporny of Renovo, and Mark Shady of Lock Haven.

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Hunter turns 6

Hi, my name is Hunter and I just turned 6 years old on Jan. 29. I had a Ninja Turtle birthday party at my poppy and grandy’s house in Renovo. Gram Julie, Uncle Ralph, cousin Bentley, Aunt Kitty, Uncle Bob and all my other cousins helped to make my 6th birthday party the best day ever. ...

Younger Set

River John Allen, son of Samantha Gundlach and Dillon Allen celebrated his first birthday on Saturday January 20th, 2018. Friends and family gathered at the Beech Creek Community Center 2-4pm to celebrate this milestone. River is 24lbs 3oz and 27in long. He enjoys playing fetch with his dog ...

YOUNGER SET

This beautiful brown-eyed girl is Madison Ryleigh Wise and she turned 2 years old on Oct. 19. She celebrated her birthday with family and friends. Maddie likes to color, sing and dance, play with her baby dolls and hang around her big sister, Lauren. She loves spending time with her family ...

Alexandra Mayre McCarty

This wonderful little girl celebrated her 9th birthday with her friends and family, bowling at Midway Bowl near her home on Oct. 21. Ali was presented with a bowling pin signed by employees at Midway as a memento of her birthday. A “friends” sleepover at Ali’s home followed ...

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Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

LOCK HAVEN — The following local residents were recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. r Elizabeth Burd of Howard, Lock Haven University. r Trevor Dietz of Mill Hall, Lock ...

Tanner Weaver

DECORAH, Iowa — Tanner Weaver of Loganton has been accepted for admission at Luther College for the 2018-19 academic year and awarded the Martin Luther Award. Luther College is a private liberal arts college.

Brooke Confer

Brooke Confer, a 2017 graduate of Keystone Central School District, is attending Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport and was named to the dean’s list for the 2017 fall semester.

IN THE SCHOOLS

St. Francis Honor Society LORETTO, Pa. — Seniors at Saint Francis University were inducted into the Saint Francis University Honor Society. To earn honor society status, students must maintain a minimum cumulative QPA of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) with no “F” grades on their entire ...

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Houseknecht — Highsmith

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Heather A. Houseknecht and Brandon M. Highsmith, both of Midland, Texas. With their love of outdoor adventure, Heather and Brandon have chosen to be married in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Oct. 13, 2018. The wedding will be held at Moulton Barn in ...

Bechdel— Mulroy

Steve and Shelly Bechdel of Beech Creek announce the engagement of their daughter Carly Bechdel to Dillon Mulroy, son of Chris and Lisa Mulroy of York. Carly is a 2011 graduate of Central Mountain High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Mansfield University. She is employed as a ...

Avlonitis – Hancock

Notice is given by Nicholas Avlonitis and Lindsey Hancock, residents of Philadelphia, Pa., their intention to marry on June 3, 2018 in Greece.

Rachel J. Cummings, Zachary I. Boisvert

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Rachel J. Cummings, Jersey Shore, and Zachary I. Boisvert, York Haven. An August 11, 2018 wedding is being planned at Whispering Pines, Carlisle, PA. Cummings is the daughter of Steve and Terri Cummings, Jersey Shore. She graduated from Jersey ...

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Kleckners celebrate 65th anniversary

(Editor’s Note: This story was written by Lester Kleckner on the occasion of the 65th wedding anniversary of Lester and his wife Betty.) One day during the summer of 1946, on my first paying job helping my aunt prepare for the farmers market, she asked me to walk a half mile (no phone in ...

Karen, Galen Stone mark 50th anniversary

Karen and Galen Stone are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 27, 2018. The couple was married at the North Bend United Methodist Church, where they are active members and will celebrate their anniversary there. Karen is the daughter of Geraldine “Jerry” Bowes and the ...

Zane and Patricia (Myers) Strunk

PHOTOS PROVIDED celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 28. They celebrated with their children, William, Jane, Christine and Kathleen, grandchildren and other family members over the Thanksgiving weekend. On left, a photo from their wedding day and on right, the couple today.

Mr. and Mrs. Ron Houser celebrate 50th anniversary

Ron and Cathi Vilello Houser celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 25. On that date in 1967 they were married at St.Agnes Catholic Church in Lock Haven. Cathi is the daughter of the late Gloria and Fred Vilello. Ron is the son of the late Ray and Sylvia Houser. Cathi graduated ...

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Wedding

Catherine Kuntz and Ian Murray were married Aug. 5, 2017 at Terrain at Styers in Glen Mills. The bride’s aunt, Mary Kuntz, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Juanita Kuntz and John Kuntz of northern Virginia. She is a graduate of Lake Braddock Secondary School, Burke, Va., and ...

Murray – Kuntz

Catharine Kuntz and Ian Murray were married August 5, 2018 at Terrain at Styers in Glen Mills.The bride’s aunt, Mary Kuntz, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Juanita Kuntz and John Kuntz of northern Virginia. She is a graduate ofLake Braddock Secondary School, Burke, Va., and ...

Cummings— Evans

Ms. Mary Dumm is pleased to announce the marriage of her daughter, Holly Cummings, to Shaun Evans. Holly is also the daughter of Joseph and Jackie Whitling Dumm, all of Lock Haven. Shaun is the son of Lee and Tammie Evans of Allenwood. The couple wed on Oct. 31, 2017 in Williamsport. ...

Cummings— Evans

Ms. Mary Dumm is pleased to announce the marriage of her daughter, Holly Cummings, to Shaun Evans. Holly is also the daughter of Joseph and Jackie Whitling Dumm, all of Lock Haven. Shaun is the son of Lee and Jammie Evans of Allenwood. The couple wed on Oct. 31, 2017 in Williamsport. ...