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Class of 1955 will hold its annual picnic from noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday at Konefal’s Grove, Chase. Cost is $25. For more information, or to make a reservation, contact Helene at 570-693-4666. All classmates are welcome.

Class of 1959 will meet at 6 p.m. on July 18 at the home of Jack and Kathy Macey, 18 Mercer St., Plains Township. Plans for the 55th class reunion to be held on Oct. 11, 2014 at the Genetti Hotel and Conference Center will be discussed. All class members and spouses are invited.

Class of 1963 is holding its 50th anniversary reunion on Oct. 19 at the Genetti Hotel and Conference Center, Wilkes-Barer. Invitations have been mailed and reservations are due by the end of August. If invitation not received, contact Marcia Rusenko Finn at 678-5958. Addresses are still needed for the following classmates, Karen White, Carol Kolanick, John Belaus, Loretta Blakeslee, Pat Franza, Edward Mieneker, Vincent Pisaneschi, Mary Poplawski, Stanley Rudovitz, Tony Sokol, Walter Sott, Harry Stegura, Roxanne Walsh, Diane Yankoski and Joyce Yurkavage.


Class of 1976 is holding a summer gathering at 3 p.m. on July 20. For more information contact Kevin Kwiatek at 570-262-0982, Dave Rash at 570-236-1702, or Maureen Mangino at 570-237-5219.


Class of 1952 will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Norm’s Pizza and Eatery, Wilkes-Barre.

Class of 1963 is having a get together at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at Logan’s Roadhouse, 2310 Wilkes-Barre Township Marketplace, Wilkes-Barre. Family, friends and other classmates are invited. For more information contact Maddy at 570-829-1529.

Classes of 1960-1971 combined reunion meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on July 18 at Cris Nics (the old Barney Inn). Some classmates are meeting for dinner at 5:30 p.m. For more information log on to the Elmer L. Meyers 1966-1971 combined reunion Facebook page or contact Reservations for the reunion should be sent with checks made payable to Meyers High School combined reunion. For invitation forms email with email or home address. There will also be an icebreaker on Oct. 25 at the American Legion, Lee Park Avenue, and a tour of the high school on Oct. 26.


Class of 1963 reunion committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Duryea VFW. Classmates are urged to make reservations for the 50th anniversary reunion to be held on Oct. 11 at Colarusso’s LaPalazza. Any graduates from Northeast High School from 1964-1966 are also invited. Contact Michael Hopkins at 457-0413. The committee is seeking addresses for the following classmates, Richard Ash, Grace Bahnweg Gilhooley, Margaret Balchune, Theresa Ann Cherone Poremba, Robert Czar, Alan Dommes, Patricia Gedrich Matthews, Joseph Mashunas, Dolores Struzzeri Lemardy, Anna Mae Thomas, Carol Menichini Marshal and Catherine Purcell Hess. All classmates are invited to help plan the reunion.


Class of 1957 will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Tony’s Pizza, City Line Plaza. All class members are invited.


Class of 1958 will hold a reunion planning session at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Happy Pizza, 40 W. Main St., Plymouth. All class members are invited. The reunion will be held on Aug. 31 at the Ramada Hotel, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. An icebreaker will take place on Aug. 30 at Happy Pizza. Contact information is needed on Marjorie Bezdziecki, Jean Ann Byczkowski, Cynthia Cooper, Diane Davis, Barbara Finn, Carolyn Gluc, Linda Hearing, Elmer Jones, Evan Kennedy, John Oakschunas, Elizabeth Purnell, Jane Schacht and Sharan Stevens. Contact Dottie at 570-954-7095 or John at 570-287-0582 with any information.


The 15th annual Hawk and Schupp, Shupp, Shup family reunion will be held on July 21 at the Don Laine Campground, 790 57 Drive, Palmerton. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. with registration. Lunch will be held at noon. There will be food and refreshments at the campground store and grill and participants can bring their own food, possibly a side dish to share. There is an enclosed pavilion and pool. A handmade item or gift should be brought for the Chinese auction. Also needed are food items such as fruits, vegetables and pies and cakes that do not have to be refrigerated for a cake walk. Children’s games will be held and there is a game room. The Genealogy of Conrad and Elizabeth Borger Hawk, 1744-1990, will be available for purchase.


Class of 1971 is holding a 60th birthday party for graduates, spouses and significant others from 1-7 p.m. on Sept. 1 at The Grove at the Checkerboard Inn, Carverton Road, Trucksville. Emailed invitations have been sent to those whose addresses are on file. Reservations may be made through the Facebook page, WSCCHS 1971, or by contacting Kate Taroli or Linda Hincken at A pay-as-you-go ice breaker will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 31 at Grotto Pizza, Harveys Lake.

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