Joell Martinelli and Ryan Yarmel wedding

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Joell Martinelli and Ryan Yarmel were united in marriage at the Second Presbyterian Church, Pittston, on Aug. 6, 2016. The bride is the daughter of Anthony and Patty Martinelli, of Duryea. The groom is the son of Edward and Charlotte Yarmel, of Larksville (read more)

Lisa Thomas and Robert Golden engagement

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Lisa Marie Thomas and Robert E. Golden, together with their families, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jack and Hannah Thomas, of Pittston, formerly of Edwardsville. She is a graduate of Wyoming​ Valle (read more)

Kristi Karkut and Mark Maros engagement

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Mr. and Mrs. Joseph X. Karkut, of Dupont, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kristi Amanda Karkut, to Mark Andrew Maros, son of Ann Maros, of Avoca, and Mark Maros, of Old Forge. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the lat (read more)

Mr. and Mrs. Dantone celebrate 50th anniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dantone, of Jenkins Twp., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 3, 2017. Mrs. Dantone is the former Betty Jane Semanski, daughter of the late Catherine and Frank Semanski, of Plains. Mr. Dantone is the son of the late Matty a (read more)

Mr. and Mrs. Carey celebrate 40th anniversary

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Kirk W. and MaryEllen A. (Stanulis) Carey, of Wyoming, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary July 30, 2017. The couple was married at Wyoming United Methodist Church, Wyoming. Best man was Fred Bohn III and matron of honor was Ruth Stanulis, sister-in (read more)

Mr. and Mrs. Amico celebrate 40th anniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. Thomas V. Amico, of Kingston Township, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Aug. 6, 2017. They were married Aug. 6, 1977, at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Exeter, by the Rev. Lawrence Pio and spent their honeymoon in Bermuda. First meetin (read more)

Helen Yakobitis celebrates 90th birthday

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Helen Yakobitis celebrated her 90th birthday July 21, 2017. She resides with her husband, John A. Yakobitis Sr., in West Pittston and together they will celebrate their 67th wedding anniversary Sept. 16, 2017. She has been blessed with six sons, John Jr. (read more)

May Crowning ceremony held at Wyoming Area Catholic

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Wyoming Area Catholic School in Exeter continued an annual tradition with the crowning of the Blessed Mother in May. At St. Cecelia’s Church, the students in eighth grade lead the school community with readings, petitions and offertory gifts. After the li (read more)

Wyoming Area Catholic celebrates First Holy Communion

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Wyoming Area Catholic School celebrated with the second grade class the reception of their First Holy Communion in their home parishes. The second grade students celebrated with a Mass at St. Cecelia’s Church. The students took part in the readings, praye (read more)

Sacred Heart of Jesus Church celebrates First Holy Communion

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Fifteen young parishioners, of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Dupont, joined by their families and friends, celebrated their First Holy Communion on May 7 at 10:30 a.m. Mass. First row, from left, are Valerie Varzaly, Lily Ostrowski, Joceyln Damaso, the Re (read more)


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