Andrew John Simmers, son of Patrick and Karen Simmers, Kingston, is celebrating his eighth birthday today, July 1. Andrew is a grandson of Dale and Evelyn Stine, Mountain Top; the late John D. Roper Jr.; Jim and Diane Nardone, Hunlock Creek; and Richard and Lynn Simmers, Mt. Cobb. He is a great-grandson of Claire Roper, Edwardsville; Catherine Wilkins, Kingston; and Wesley and Miriam Simmers, Wilkes-Barre. Andrew has a sister, Alyssa, 15.