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Weddings

Friday, September 3, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Todd Arsenault

Melanie Marie Jupin, daughter of Michael and Anne Marie Jupin of Nesquehoning, became the bride of Charles Todd Arsenault, son of Charles and Lynn Arsenault of Atco, N.J., during a sunset beach wedding at the Ritz Carlton, Key Biscayne, Fla., on July 24, 2010. The Rev. David Dolence officiated the double ring ceremony.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose her mother to be the matron of honor.

The groom's father served as the best man.

Friday, September 3, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. David Ezra Serfass

Vicki Lynn Ragan, daughter of Brian Mertz, Jim Thorpe and Scott and Lisa Stenack, Lehighton, became the bride of David Ezra Serfass, son of William "Soap" and Wendy Serfass, Lehighton and Kelly and Kelly Hudock, Lehighton, on June 12, 2010, during a ceremony in Jim Thorpe. The Dr. Rev. Wayne Benack officiated the double ring ceremony and Ann Gula was the organist.

Friday, August 27, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Scarpati

Veronica Tripaldi, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Tripaldi, Jr. of Walnutport; and Jerome F. Scarpati, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome P. Scarpati of Jim Thorpe, were united in marriage on June 19, 2010 at Immaculate Conception Church in Jim Thorpe.

The Rev. James Ward, Msgr. John Chizmar and the Rev. Terry Devino officiated the double ring ceremony.

Kristine Betz was the organist, while Penn Strings provided violin and cello accompaniment. Jeanette Richards and Daniel Marx were the soloists.

Friday, August 27, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Podlinski Jr.

Jenyne Scarpati, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome P. Scarpati of Jim Thorpe, became the bride of Robert Paul Podlinski Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Podlinski Sr., of Cherry Hill, N.J. on Sept. 26, 2009 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jim Thorpe.

Monsignor John Chizmar and the Rev. James Ward concelebrated the double ring ceremony.

Kristine Betz was the organist, while Darryl Seiwell played the trumpet and Debra Reilly played the violin. Jeanette Richards was the soloist.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Gary Dale Borger and Jennifer Louise Frank, 3827 Apple Rd., Northampton.

Chad Guy Solt and Beth Ann Williams, 1 W. Railroad St., Nesquehoning.

Nhamdi Ikechkuw Ndukwe and Cheryl Lynn Walker, 502 Center St., Apt. 5, Jim Thorpe.

Benjamin Nicholas Augustine and Bhea Fedelina Cruz, 205 Chain Circle, New Ringgold.

Anthony Wayne Krum and Debra Jean Peck, 176 Hudsondale St., Weatherly.

David Michael Farkas and Megan Marie Phillips, 244 S. Second St., Lehighton.

Thursday, August 26, 2010
Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Santore

Janel Semmel, daughter of Ron and Diane Semmel of Lehighton, became the bride of Phillip Santore of Lehighton, son of Angelo Santore Sr. and Christine Santore of Nesquehoning, on July 9, 2010 at Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic in a double ring ceremony.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose her sister, Gina Nailor, as matron of honor.

Angelo Santore Jr., brother of the bridegroom, served as best man. Ring bearers were Mitchell and Mason Nailor.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Ashley Nicole Tassone and Mark Allen Anthony, 77 Willow Street, Jim Thorpe.

Krystal A. Stanton and Gerald E. Shick Jr., 3 Wolfe St., Middleport.

Tonya L. Yurcho, 26 W. Pine St., Sheppton, East Union Township and Jared M. Mummey, 859 Mountain Road, Bloomsburg.

Dana Marie Fogel, 21 Trenton, Mahanoy Township, and Mark Anthony Wizak, 520 E. Mahanoy St., Mahanoy City.

Deborah A. Mensch, 123 N. Second St., Catawissa, and William R. Fryer, 2A Main St., New Philadelphia.

Nina Marie Garzio and Christopher L. Thompson, 631 Arlington St., Tamaqua.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Ashley Zigmant and Dante Martire

Mr. and Mrs. James Zigmant of Hometown have announced the engagement of their daughter, Ashley, to Dante Martire of Cranberry.

The bride-elect is a cum laude graduate of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia with a doctor of pharmacy degree.

She is employed by Giant Pharmacy in Allentown.

Her fiance is a graduate of Temple University, where he earned a degree in chemistry.

He also graduated from Coordinated Health, Bethlehem, as a certified orthopedic technician.

The couple is planning a fall 2011 wedding.

Friday, August 20, 2010
Stephen Nesgoda and Sarah Swankoski

The parents of Sarah Swankoski and Stephen Nesgoda have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ray and Patty Swankoski of Coaldale. She is also the granddaughter of Joseph and Peggy Rebarchak of Hazel Township and Irene and the late Raymond Swankoski of Hazleton. She is a 2006 graduate of Marian Catholic High School and a 2010 graduate of Misericordia University, where she received a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She is employed as a registered nurse at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital in Bethlehem.

Thursday, August 19, 2010
Christine Knoblauch and Christopher Hall

Mr. and Mrs. James Knoblauch of Winter Park, Fla., and formerly of Tamaqua and Alburtis, Pa., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Christine of Glendale, Calif., to Christopher Hall, also of Glendale.

The bride-to-be is a 1999 graduate of Central Catholic High School and a 2003 graduate of Boston University, where she received a degree in biochemistry and molecular biology.