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Wedding Announced Drake – Caswell
Wedding Announced Dymond – Humbert
Firefighters To Receive Grants
Wedding Announced Horst – Stiner
School Administrators Donate To Library
Waiting For You!



Wedding Announced Drake – Caswell

Rob Caswell and Alicia Drake were united in marriage on July 22, 2006 at the Dryden United Methodist Church in Dryden, NY.

Mr. and Mrs. Rob (Alicia) Caswell.

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She is the daughter of Tom and Diana Drake of Dryden.

The groom is the son of Dave and Connie Humbert, Great Bend.

Hillary Drake, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Julie Lewis, cousin of the bride, Meghan Johnson and Jessica Carpenter. Flower girl was Rachel Carpenter, and ring bearer was Gage Smith.

Tom Collins and Mike Johnson were co-best men. Groomsmen were Broc Caswell, son of the groom, and James Traphagen.

A reception was held at the Dryden Veterans Memorial Home in Dryden. The couple honeymooned in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

The bride is employed as an Engineering Advisor at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.

The groom is employed as a Master Technician at Stafford Chevrolet in Dryden, NY.

The couple resides in Groton, NY.

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Wedding Announced Dymond – Humbert

Zachary Fletcher Humbert and Megen Rae Dymond were united in marriage at a ceremony on Saturday, June 10, 2006 at Carmen’s Country Inn in Drums, PA.

Mr. and Mrs. Zachary (Megen) Humbert.

Celebrant Lois Heckman performed the ceremony in which the bride was given in marriage by her father. She is the daughter of Douglas and Harriet Dymond of East Stroudsburg.

The groom is the son of Dave and Connie Humbert, Great Bend.

Darla Harris of Stroudsburg was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Marnie Vinyard of Texas, Debby Smith of Bath, cousin of the bride, and Joyce Burch of Mertztown, sister-in-law of the bride. Flower girls were Emily and Sydney Burch, nieces of the bride and daughters of Randy and Joyce Burch of Mertztown.

Tim Sawyer of Sciota was best man. Groomsmen were Shawn Barry of California, Mike Boltz of Reading and Andy Histand of Doylestown.

Special readings were given by Randy Burch, brother of the bride, and Dave Humbert, father of the groom.

A reception was held at Carmen’s Country Inn in Drums, after which the couple honeymooned at Glasbern Country Inn, Foglesville.

They live in White Haven.

The bride is employed as a settlement processor with Synergy Management Group in Marshalls Creek.

The groom is employed as dairy manager with A-Harts Market in Blakeslee.

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Firefighters To Receive Grants

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced $4,909,588 in direct assistance grants to 60 fire departments and first responder organizations through the department’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. Additional phases will soon be announced that will total $485 million in AFG grant awards to approximately 5,000 fire-related organizations nationwide.

The Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program includes grants to the Hop Bottom Hose Company, for Operations and Safety, in the amount of $55,482.

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Wedding Announced Horst – Stiner

Nichole Christine Horst of Forty Fort and David John Stiner of Forty Fort were united in marriage Saturday, October 21, 2006. Father Mike Kloton performed the ceremony at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Wilkes-Barre.

Mr. and Mrs. John (Nichole) Stiner.

The bride is the daughter of Debra Chris and Thomas Renn of Lake Como, and Glenn Horst of Swoyersville. She is the granddaughter of Joan Hanadel of Lake Como.

Her new husband is the son of Patricia Stiner, Wilkes-Barre, and John Stiner.

The maid of honor was Jill Green, Swoyersville, friend of the bride, and the bridesmaids were Chasity Flis, Plains, friend of the bride; Scarlett O’Hara, Swoyersville, friend of the bride; and Kendra Newberry, Exeter, friend of the bride. The junior bridesmaid was Cassandra Green, Swoyersville, daughter of the bride’s friend, and the flower Girl was Hailey Green, Swoyersville, daughter of the bride’s friend.

The best man was Patrick Flis of Plains, friend of the Groom. Ushers were Jimmy Stiner, Wilkes-Barre, groom’s brother; Shawn Green, Swoyersville, friend of the couple; and John Turner, Nanticoke, friend of the groom. The ring bearer was Seth Allen Horst, Forty Fort, the bride’s son.

A reception at the American Legion Hall, Swoyersville, followed the ceremony.

The couple traveled to the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon and then to Caesar’s Pocono Palace, Mount Pocono.

The bride is a graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School and attended Luzerne County Community College, Nanticoke. She is currently employed as a waitress.

The bridegroom is a graduate of Coughlin High School and attended Luzerne County Community College, Nanticoke. He is currently employed by TRL, Wilkes-Barre.

The couple will reside in Forty Fort.

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School Administrators Donate To Library

The Northeast Council of Elementary Administrators, which covers five counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania, donates excess proceeds from their dues and other receipts to a public library system each year. They rotate through the five counties in turn. Mr. Robert Dietz, Principal of the Blue Ridge Elementary School, presented the Susquehanna County Library with a check this month. "Mr. Dietz emphasized the importance of the library in education and its complementary role with the schools," says Administrator/Librarian Susan Stone, "so we're delighted to be able use this money for children's programming and materials."

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Waiting For You!

This beautiful, sweet, four-month old male tiger can’t understand why he’s been here so long. Won’t you give this little boy a good home?

He’ll be waiting for you at the Susquehanna County Humane Society Shelter in Montrose, (570) 278–1228.

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