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B   rowse over 6,000 square
    feet of room-like settings
inside Northeast PA’s largest
antique store. Stop by and see
how a piece of the past can
look great in your life today!

Delivery available worldwide.
You may also visit our refinish-
ing center where you can make
arrangements to have your
items picked up and restored
by our professional staff.

                1494 Fairview Road • Clarks Summit, PA
   • (570) 587-5405
    Directions: From I-81, take exit 197 (Waverly) & follow the signs.
                                                                               Guide to
For Mom, With Love!                                                            Mother’s
                                                                               Day Gift
                                                                                                                        Mother’s Touch
                                                                                                                        Tri-color Tender Touch
                                                                                                                        pendant in 14K yellow,
                                                                                                                             white and rose.
                                                                                                                              Retail: Starting at $50
                                                                                                                               Available at: Roth
 Inspirational Accents                                                                                                         Jewelers, Dallas
 Alex and Ani Spiritual Armor expandable wire
 bangles feature an array of spiritual, universal and
 religious charms to choose from. Mary, St. Teresa
 and Love pictured here. Retail: $17.95
 Available at: Everything Natural, Clarks Summit                                                                                                                   Color is in the Bag!
                                                                                                                         Spring into Color!
                                                                                                                                                                   Spartina 449 handbags and
                                                                                                                         “Water Bottle” by Blenko Glass,
                                                                                                                                                                   accessories crafted of genuine
                                                                                                                         hand-blown in West Virginia
                                                                                                                                                                   leather and fine natural linen.
                                                                                                                         since the 1930s.
                                                                                                                                                                   Retail: Starting at $15
Bead Distinctive                                                                                                                 Retail: $39.99
                                                                                                                                                                   Available at: Corky’s Garden
Viva Beads handmade                                                                                                                Available at: The
                                                                                                                                                                   Path, Clarks Summit
clay beaded jewelry is                                                                                                             Butler’s Pantry,
available in various colors                                                                                                       Montrose
and styles.
Retail: $7.95-$48.95                                                 Irish Beauty
Available at: Dress Me                                               Belleek fine china is hand-
Up, Scranton                                                         painted and imported
                                                                     from Ireland. Seen here in
                                                                     Avondale Pitcher
                                                                     Retail: $145
                                                                     Available at: Cronin's
Sweet Surprises                                                      Irish Cottage at the Mall     Warm Her Heart
Customizable basket features items from a                            at Steamtown                  Decorative candle pillars.
collection of handcrafted gourmet choco-                                                           Retail: Starting at $59.99                  Love Grows
lates including truffles, creams, nut clusters,                                                    Available at: Electrical                    BloemBox Minis wrap paper-seed ribbon inside
caramels and cordials. Retail: Starting at $25                                                     Distributing, Scranton                      decorative gift boxes.
                                 Available at:                                                                                                 Retail: Starting at $8-$24
                                   Chocolates                                                                                                  Available at: Jennifer L. Gifts & Antiques,
                                   by                                                                                                          Tunkhannock
                                   Montrose                                                                                                  Birthstone Beauty
                                                                                                                                             Custom stackable mother's rings include
                                                                                                                                             child’s name and birthstone, available in ster-
                                                                                                                                             ling silver, yellow or white gold or platinum.
                                                                                                                                             Retail: Prices vary
                                                  Light of a Lifetime                                                                        Available at:
                                                  Lifetime Candles are paraffin- and botani-                                                 Wisnosky
                                                  cal-filled oil lamps that can be refilled.                                                 Jewelers,
                                                  Variety of styles available. Retail: $24                                                   Tunkhannock
                                                  Available at: Waverly General Store,                                                                                          continued on page 76
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Guide to Mother’s Day Gift Giving (Continued from Page 75)

                               Pamper Her Skin
                               Brilliant C Anti Aging
                               Skin Care Line features
                               an exclusive Bright +
                               Complex that instantly
                               brightens skin and fades
                               sun and age spots over
                               Retail: starting at $18       Serve Up Smiles
                               Available at: Merle           Hand-decorated Polish pottery
                                                             (as seen on QVC) in thousands of
                                                                                                                Moms deserve
                               Norman Cosmetics,
                               Dickson City                  patterns and shapes!                                 the BEST!

                                                                                                            Mother’s Day
                                                             Retail: Starting at $5.98                   Make your RESE RVAT IONS now!
                                                             Available at: Holley Ross

                                                                                                                Sunday, May 9
                                                             Pottery, Cresco
 Find more gift
    ideas at                                           Body Basics

                                                                                                          Rte. 6, Historic Downtown Tunkhannock • 570.836.0433 •
  Happenings                                           Bath & Body Works Signature Collection

                                                                                                                              On and Off-Site Catering Available                                         Spring Gift Bag with shower gel, body
                                                       lotion, mesh sponge and flower nail file.
                                                       Retail: Free with Viewmont Mall purchase
                                                       of $100 or more, beginning April 30. Visit
                                                       Customer Service for details. Promotion
                                                       valid while supplies last. Limit one per
      Give Glam
                                                       customer. Viewmont Mall receipts must be
      Artisan-crafted dog-
                                                       from same day, beginning 4/30/10.
      wood necklace with
                                                       Available at: Viewmont Mall,
      pearl in sterling sil-
      Retail: $159
      Available at:
      Outrageous, Scranton

                                                     Local Novel-Tea
                                                     Wheel-thrown teapot with fluting design
                                                     by Don Barto of Clay Pelican Pottery, made
                                                     with local Towanda Creek Clay. Retail: $85.75
                                                     Available at: PA North Country Artisan
                                                     Center & Store, Towanda

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Tortellini Salad
     with Edamame                                     From the kitchen of
                                                        Chef Patti Brown,
                                                         Dinner is Served!
 “This is a great salad for Dad and the
 kids to make for Mom’s special day!
 It can be made ahead of time and
 refrigerated; add dressing right before
 serving! To make it a dinner salad,
 add some grilled chicken or fish!”

 Bring water to a boil in large pot.
 Add broccoli, and cook for three
 minutes. Remove with slotted spoon.
 Add carrots to same pot, and cook
 for eight minutes. Remove with slot-
 ted spoon. Set both aside to cool.
 Cook tortellini in same water
 according to package directions.
 Drain, and set aside to cool.                          Ingredients
 Prepare dressing by mixing lime juice, mustard,        Salad:
 honey and pepper in bowl. Slowly stream in olive       1 bag Cheese Tortellini
 oil, and whisk vigorously to combine. Season           3 or 4 Broccoli Crowns, washed
 to taste with salt.                                    and cut to desired size
                                                        6 Carrots, peeled and sliced
 In a large bowl, add tortellini, broccoli, edamame     1 bag Frozen Edamame, thawed
 and carrots. Add about half of the dressing, and       Dressing:
 mix gently. Top with remaining dressing or             1/2 cup Lime Juice
                                                        2 tbsp. Dijon Mustard
 serve it in a pitcher alongside salad.
                                                        1/2 tsp. Ground Black Pepper
                                                        1/4 cup Honey
                                                        1 cup Olive Oil
                                                        Salt, to taste

     Sign up for Chef Patti’s
     Crock Pot/Soup Recipe Club
Armetta’s-     Feel at home in a casual family atmosphere.                                                                        red Steakhouse-Select your personal steak knife                 A beautifully restored Craftsman lodge
                                                                  The French Manor- Nouvelle and Classical French
Featuring homemade Italian dishes, freshly made pizza,            Cuisine served in the twin-fireplace great room of this         and dine on prime cuts of artfully prepared steak in a
sandwiches, crisp salad & children’s menu. Open Tuesday           charming stone castle. The stone veranda invites diners         setting rich in elegance and glamour. Our chef’s use only
through Saturday 11-11, Sunday 3-9. Catering for all occa-        to enjoy casual dining overlooking the hillsides and            21-day prime certified Angus beef and the finest                  A Distinct
                                                                                                                                  seafood. Discover the perfect complement to any meal
sions. Second floor available for private parties. 329 Northern
Boulevard, Chinchilla. (570) 586-5492.
                                                                  beautiful mountains of the Poconos. Excellent wine list.
                                                                  Dinner Nightly. Jackets required. AAA Four diamond              with a selection from our eclectic wine list. Open Friday         Pleasure...               S erving Brunch
                                                                  winner. (570) 676-3244.                 - Tuesday. Reservations recommended 1.877.682.4791                                             11:30 a.m.-
Best Western East Mtn. Inn- see ad page 84                                                                                        Get a taste for the great indoors at Mount Airy Casino            Mother's Day                 2:30 p.m.
                                                                  Kay’s Italian Restaurant- Unique train-like structure           Resort. Mount Pocono, PA                                               and Dinner
                                                                  where diners can step back in time to enjoy both the                                                                              at the                       3-8 p.m.
                                                                  ambience of days gone by & the delicious aroma of home-         Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse- see ad page 117
                                                                  made desserts, pizza, pastas, eggplant, ham & cheese pizza      Settlers Inn- see ad this page                                    Settler's Inn
                                                                  and Old World Pizza. Serving the world’s largest éclair. Rte.
                                                                  435 Daleville, PA. 570-842-6226,                                State Street Grill- Cozy & casual street side dining.
                                                                                                                                  Award-winning patio. Best chef 2008. Popular for cocktails
                                                                  La Tonalteca- see ad page 79                                    and small plates.Wide ranging American Cuisine. Latin
                                                                  New Amber Indian Restaurant- Opened since                       Night every Wed. 8 p.m. -11 p.m. Lunch Mon.-Sat 11:30-3:30
                                                                  1997. Authentic Indian cuisine served family style. Also        p.m. Dinner Mon.-Sat 4-10 p.m. Sunday Brunch 10 a.m. 114
                                                                  enjoy a variety of traditional entrees. Casual atmos-           S. State St. , Clarks Summit. Call for more information
                                                                  phere. Full bar. Lunch buffet 11 a.m.-3 p.m. seven days a       585-5590.
                                                                  week. Dinner 5-10 p.m. Banquet room available for pri-          Stirna’s Restaurant & Bar- Since 1908. Full service
                                                                  vate parties. 3505 Birney Ave., Moosic. Call for informa-       catering on & off premises seven days a week. Catering for
Cami Mari- A fine foods & gift market brings big city             tion about specials. 570-344-7100.                              all your needs, large or small. Now visit our newly remod-               4 Main Ave l Hawley, PA 18428
flavor in a local, eclectic shoppe. Featuring homemade            Patsel's- see ad page 77                                        eled smoke-free bar & restaurant. Hours:Tues.-Sat. 4 p.m.          phone: 570.226.2993 l fax: 570.226.1874
soups, sandwiches, salads, & pastries all with a savory                                                                           'until closing. 120 W. Market St., N. Scranton.                   
twist. Gourmet foods compliment vintage china, linens &           Perkins Restaurant and Bakery- see ad page                      (570) 961-9681/(570) 343-5742.                                  View the complete menu at
the most creative gift baskets. Mon-Thurs 8-4; Fri til 3          146
p.m., 226 Linden St. Scranton. 570-941-0752                                                                                       Stone Bridge Inn & Restaurant- Quaint European
                                                                  P.J.’s 1910 Pub- Unwind in our relaxing & warm                  village nestled on a hilltop, surrounded by rolling country-
Carmen’s Ristorante & Wine Bar- see ad 148                        pub for camaraderie & spirits. Open daily at 4 p.m. offer-      side – discover Northeast PA’s best-kept secret! Excellent
                                                                  ing classic snack fare, featuring everything from burgers       cuisine in a casual atmosphere, multi-level tavern & patio
Casey’s Corner- This hip, new restaurant located at               & wings to soups & salads. Friday happy hour from 5-7           with entertainment. Monthly Wine Tasting Dinners. Serving
the Hilton faces the corner where the famed Casey Hotel           p.m. with complimentary hors d’oeuvres & drink spe-             dinner Wed.-Sun. I-81, Exit 206, Rt. 374 East two miles past
once stood. Open for dinner 5–10 p.m.                             cials. In Scranton’s newest luxury hotel, the Hilton            Elk Mountain, Union Dale. (570) 679-9500.
Monday–Saturday evenings, this eclectic restaurant fea-           Scranton & Conference Center, 100 Adams Ave.          
tures everything from Ahi Tuna to Steakhouse Macaroni             (570) 343-3000.
& Cheese. Private dining is available. Come see what the
buzz is all about! Hilton Scranton & Conference Center,           Quaker Steak & Lube-           see ad page 146
100 Adams Ave., Scranton. (570) 343-3000.
Coney Island Lunch- A Scranton tradition since
1923. Taste the Texas Wieners and Texas Hamburgers that
made us famous. Serving homemade soups, old-fash-
ioned rice pudding and chili-con-carne. Enjoy our leg-
endary chili sauce, created from a closely-guarded family
recipe, eat in or take it out. Open Mon.-Sat. 10:30 a.m.- 6
p.m., Sun. noon-6:30 p.m. 515 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton.
(570) 961-9004.
Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Restaurant-
Overlooking beautiful Lake Wallenpaupack, Ehrhardt’s
cozy atmosphere and delicious food will have you                                                                                  Trolley’s Bistro- Hop aboard for casual dining inside
returning time and time again. We offer a variety of                                                                              Scranton’s newest luxury hotel—the Hilton Scranton &
steaks, seafood, salads, burgers, sandwiches and more!                                                                            Conference Center. An elaborate breakfast buffet is offered
                                                                  Really Cooking Cafe & Supper Club- Serving an                   each morning from 6:30–11 a.m. Monday–Friday and until
Open 7 days a week 11:30 a.m. Pub open later. Route               eclectic menu influenced by our southern roots, plus our
507, Hawley. (570) 226-2124.                                                                                    noon on Saturday and Sunday. Our lunch buffet served
                                                                  New York City years. Live entertainment, monthly cabaret        Monday– Friday features a wide array of salads, entrees,
                                                                  show with NYC stage performers. Enjoy a fabulous dinner         sides and desserts. Menu service and private dining also
                                                                  in an intimate setting with top quality entertainment.The       available. Hilton Scranton & Conference Center, 100 Adams
                                                                  only place to find live entertainment in Dallas, PA.            Ave., Scranton. (570) 343-3000.
                                                                  31 Tunkhannock Hwy., Dallas. 570-674-5888.
                                                                                               Twigs- see ad page 77

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Menus                      for
Moms                     Guide to Mother’s
                         Day Dining

Radisson Lackawanna             can-eat shrimp, crab
Station Hotel, Scranton         legs and prime rib.
Mother’s Day Brunch in the      570-343-3000.
Grand Lobby, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Family Fun Brunch, 11 a.m.-     Stone Bridge Inn &             Patsel’s patio open
2 p.m., balloons, face paint-   Restaurant, Union
                                                               weather permitting.
ing, dancing. Reservations
Required. 570-342-8300.         Dinner Menu plus
                                specials including
Mount Airy Casino                                                 Brunch, made-to-order
                                Chateaubriand, noon-8 p.m.
Resort, Mount Pocono                                              omelet, Mother's Day lunch
                                Moms receive a long-stem
Mother's Day Signature                                            and dessert stations, piano
                                flower and a sweet treat.
Brunch, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.,                                         player, fresh flowers and
                                Reservations recommend-
complimentary glass of                                            door man. Reservations
                                ed. 570-679-9500.
champagne and flower for                                          required. 570-342-6114.
moms. 1-877-682-4791.           Patsel’s, Clarks Summit
                                                                  Kay’s Italian Restaurant,
                                Buffet served from tented
Ruth’s Chris Steak House,       patio including soup, pasta,                                                       on Abigail
                                                                  Breakfast Buffet, 8 a.m.-1       Bright accents
Wilkes-Barre                    carving stations and con-                                                          harles
Ala Carte Menu and                                                p.m., features ham, desserts     Joy Amos & C cake
                                fections. Seatings at 10:30                                                       e’s
                                                                  and brunch items.                Robert Dubb               ’s
Specials, starts at 1 p.m.      a.m., 12:30, 2:30 & 4:30 p.m.,                                      matched   their wedding
Moms get a $25 gift card                                          570-842-6226.                                      me. Photos:
                                Moms receive Gerbera                                                vivid color sche      an Truax
for next visit! 570-208-2266.   daisies. Reservations                                                           aker & Jane
                                                                  State Street Grill, Clarks        Joanna Nunem
                                required. 563-2000.               Summit
Twigs Restaurant,
Tunkhannock                                                       Special Menu, 10 a.m.-4
                                Woodloch, Hawley
Ala Carte Menu plus                                               p.m., Featuring brunch and
                                Smorgasbord, 12:30 p.m.,
                                                                  entree items; patio dining

                                                                                                      Wedding Guide
seafood medley specials. 11     Features fresh jumbo
a.m.-9 p.m. New extended                                          available. Reservations rec-
                                shrimp and Alaskan king
seating upstairs.                                                 ommended for parties of
                                crab legs at the Resort.
570-836-0433.                                                     six or more. 570-585-5590.
                                Dinner at Woodloch Springs
                                Clubhouse, Moms get 50%           Settlers Inn, Hawley
The French Manor, South
                                discount. 800-784-3466.           Brunch, 11:30 a.m.-2:30
Dinner, noon-5 p.m. Moms                                          p.m.; Dinner, 3-8 p.m., live
                                Ehrhardt’s Waterfront
receive fresh flower.                                             piano music by Frank
                                Restaurant, Hawley
Reservations strongly sug-                                        Williams, tulip garden in full
                                Buffet, noon-4 p.m., soups,
gested. 577-676-3244.                                             bloom. Reservations
                                salads, rolls, entrees, carving
                                                                  required. 800-833-8527.
                                station and Viennese
Hilton Scranton &
                                dessert table. Reservations       Quaker Steak & Lube,
Conference Center,
                                required. 570-226-7355.           Dickson City/Bloomsburg                                            Spring 2010
Champagne Brunch Buffet,                                          Brunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.;
                                The Colonnade, Scranton
11 a.m.-3 p.m., Featuring                                         Buffet, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Hand-
                                Station-style dinner, seat-
omelets, salads, pasta sta-                                       carved meats, salads and
                                ings at 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m.,
tion, desserts and all-you-                                       soups and all-you-can-eat
                                Featuring The Colonnade
                                                                  wings. 570-489-LUBE.
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Abigail Joy Amos Charles Robert Dubbe
                                                          the bride and close friends
                                                          performed ceremony
                                                          music. The bridal party
                                                          wore bright attire
                                                          matched by gerbera
                                                          daisies. After escorting his
                                                          daughter down the aisle,
                                                          the father of the bride offi-
                                                          ciated the ceremony; his
                                                          presence was especially
                                                          meaningful because he had
                                                          undergone three open-
                                                          heart surgeries in the last
                                                          10 years. A purity ceremony
                                                          was incorporated to thank
A      bigail and Charles
agree that God used a
                             a lake as he gave her the
                             twelfth rose, dropped to
                                                          God for protection and
                                                          guidance as the couple
                                                          had committed to save
mutual friend to bring       one knee and proposed.
                                                          themselves for marriage.
them together. Three
                             On June 20, 2009, the
months later, Chuck sur-                                  A cake reception was held
                             couple married at Heritage
prised Abby with a “Twelve                                in Jackson Hall on the cam-
                             Baptist Church in Clarks
Rose Quest,” a glorified                                  pus of Baptist Bible College,
                             Summit. The brother of                continued on page 86
scavenger hunt to find
roses hidden in locations
meaningful to the cou-
ple. The pair overlooked

 The photo shoot in
 downtown Scranton
 included the Mellow
 Theater (below) and
 The Colonnade
                                                                                              n Tru
                                                                                   ker &
                                                                          na Nu
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                           the brides alma matter. 175       in public. The menu featured
                           guests indulged in a                    unique brunch stations
                           three-tiered, butter-                       to please the pallet of
                           cream-frosted cre-                             the breakfast food-
                           ation with both                                  loving bride.
                           raspberry-filled                                   Between recep-
                           chocolate and                                       tions, the pair
                           chocolate                                            spent a full
                           chip-filled                                          hour together
                           vanilla flavors.                                     posing for
                           The elegant                                         photos across
                           Colonnade in                                       downtown
                           Scranton was                                      Scranton.
                           the setting for a
                                                                         After staying at the
                           sophisticated and
                                                                        Radisson Lackawanna
                           intimate dinner
                                                                        Station Hotel the
                           reception. The new- The bride, escorted
                                                   down the aisle       couple honey-
                           lyweds descended         by her father.      mooned in Jamaica.
                           the grand staircase
                                                             The groom is a web designer
                           of the historic mansion as
                                                             for IBM.The bride is a home-
                           close friends and family wel-
                                                             maker. They reside in Reston,
                           comed them for the first time
                                                             Virginia. –Erika A. Bruckner

                                                                                                               because your wedding day deserves nothing less!

                                                                                                     Wedding Receptions • Bridal Showers • Rehearsal Dinners • After Wedding Brunches • Group Room Blocks
                                                                                                     Wedding Packages starting at $29 per person. Call our Wedding Coordinator at (570) 558-7315.

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Barbara Moody
B       arbara and Charles
met poolside in Ocean City,
                                    &            Charles Heffner

Maryland. Both had gone to
the beach on vacation with
friends. They spent the day
with each other and went
out with friends that
evening. After returning to
their respective homes in
Greenfield Township and
Kennett Square, PA, they
traveled to spend the next
three weekends together.
Charles proposed one year
                                                                                                                                          Breathtaking Views
later.                                                                                          570-341-1877                              Exceptional Hospitality
Barbara and                                                                               1-800-331-3514                                  Cherished Memories
Charles were
                                                                                      PUC: A00120555             Serving all of PA
married by the
pool at Villa
Petaloutha in
Greece on
September 21,
2009. Because
                                                                                        Roth Jewelers
of their initial meeting, it
was fitting that a pool be a   framing breathtaking
focal point of their wedding   views of the island
day. Rose petals and can-      coastline. The
dles adorned the balcony,      groom’s son Ryan
                               and Ryan’s girlfriend
                               were the sole guests,
                               creating a relaxed
                               atmosphere and flexi-
                               ble day. Barbara and

                                                                                                                                                    Create the perfect fairytale wedding
                                                                                                                                                    Create the perfect fairytale wedding
                                                                                                                                                    on out beautiful grounds with more
                                                                                                                                                    than 3000 lush acres.
                                                       Charles wrote their own                                                                      on our beautiful grounds with more
                                                                                                                                                    than 3000 lush acres.
                                                       vows to personalize the
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                                                                                          appointments online • phone ahead • walk in...
The reception started at      wedding, the couple
the Villa and progressed to   honeymooned on another
Agnanti Restaurant where      Greek island, Santorini.
the newlyweds danced
                              The bride is sales manager
with the locals and became
                              for MNET Mortgage, and
known as “The Americans.”
                              the groom is project man-
They visited the church
                              ager for Steris Corporation.
where “Mama Mia” was
                              They reside in Greenfield
filmed and posed for
photographs around
                                           –Erika A. Bruckner
the island. Following the

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Suit                               A Groom’s Guide
                                   to Choosing the
                                   Perfect Tuxedo
Yourself!                          Sarno & Son Tuxedo’s Ted Poulos Reveals

                                  Many style characteristics in the design of a tuxedo jacket
                                  either flatter a man’s build or accentuate the not-so-positive
                                  attributes. Use this guide to find what best suits you!

                                  Wear vertical stripes... if you’re short or overweight.              Weddings, Ceremonies
                                  Wear a jacket over 31.5 inches long.... if you’re tall.                 & Rehearsals
                                  Wear a peaked lapel... if you’re narrow-chested.                       Special Wedding Packages available
                                  Wear a notch lapel... if you’re broad-chested.                               call us for more information
                                  Wear a ventless coat... if you’re bottom-heavy.                       124 S. Sterling, La Anna, PA 18460
                                  Wear a single or double vented jacket... if you’re           • 570/676.4334
                                  average build.

                                               Trend Report
                                               Poulos says today’s trends focus on shape
                                               of the lapel and subtleness of the fabric.
                                                Tuxedo shirts without pleats and bow
                                                ties are in style. “Some of the hottest
                                                 looks in tuxedos are the resurgence of
                                                 the peaked and shawl lapel,” he notes.
                                                  “The shawl lapel, most commonly
                                                   referred to as the ‘James Bond’ look
                                                   is back and hotter than ever. Today’s
                                                   shawl lapel is either full satin, trimmed
                                                    on the edge with satin or trimmed
                                                    with a gro-grain. Either appearance
                                                    is hot and right on target for today’s
                                                   avant garde man. The peaked lapel
                                                tuxedo has been reengineered with a
                                          smaller and narrower lapel, and it looks fabu-
                                     lous.” Lightweight wool tuxedos and non-pleated
                                     microfiber shirts are in high demand, since today’s
                                      man makes comfort a priority.

                                      For the latest in tuxedo trends, call Sarno & Son
                                      Tuxedos at 800-233-1404 or visit
Reggie Jackson and Dave Miley
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Which Bread Plate is Mine?

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& Other Questions Wedding Guests Want Answered but Never Knew How to Ask

With Jill Evans Kryston,
Etiquette Consultant, A School                  B                             W
of Contemporary Protocol in

Q. If I can’t go to the wed-
ding, do I still need to
send a gift?                                                      M
A. This depends on how

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ilies. For families that you
see at least once a year, you     Q. At the table, how do I       Q. Is it ok to take photos?                                                      WEDDING PACKAGES STARTING AT $29.95
may want to consider send-        know which bread plate          A. It is in poor taste to take
ing a gift. You must always                                                                                                                             Call Tim today for an appointment
                                  and glass are mine?             pictures during a ceremony                                                             
send a present to one who         A. By remembering three         with electronic flashes                                                              
is marrying into your imme-       simple initials: B.M.W. which   because they detract from                                                          820 NORTHERN BLVD. • CLARKS SUMMIT
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Q. Do I need to buy a gift        water, placed in front of       ice. Also, flash photography
from the registry?                you, left to right (see         can interfere with the pic-
A. The bridal registry is a       above).                         tures of the professional
guideline to the couple’s         Q. How do I know if I can       photographer. Generally,
style and personal taste;         bring children or a date?       when the service is over
however, there is no obliga-      A. If the invitation reads      and the bridal procession is
tion to buy from the reg-         “and family” it means that      coming down the aisle, pic-
istry, especially if the selec-   everyone living under one       tures may be taken.
tions are out of the guests’      roof is invited. If it reads    Q. How do I remember

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of worship?                       Q. How much money               outside and work towards
A. It used to be a sign of        should I give?                  the plate.
respect for a woman to            A. There is no formula - the    Q. Is it ok for ladies to
properly cover herself,           size or elaborateness of the    wear white or black to a
including her head, in a          wedding should not affect       wedding?
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places where this custom is       amount to spend or give as      more brides are resorting to
still observed. However, in       a wedding present. Your
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