Summit Hill

GOP to meet

The Summit Hill Republican Club will meet on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Summit Hill Borough Hall. President Stephen Redash will be in charge of the meeting.

Topics to be discussed will include the upcoming general election on Nov. 3. All local and county candidates are invited to attend.

Absentee ballot applications will be available. The last day to apply is Oct. 27. All voted civilian absentee ballots must be received by the county board of elections by Oct. 30.

New members are always welcome.

Trick or Treat

Summit Hill Mayor Paul R. McArdle has set Saturday, Oct. 31, as Trick or Treat Night in the borough. Youths are encouraged to participate in the activity between 6-8 p.m., during which time added police patrols will be assigned to help ensure the safety of the participants.

Council meeting

The monthly meeting of the Summit Hill Borough Council will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. in the borough hall. Joseph Weber, president, will chair the meeting.

Legion to meet

The monthly meeting of American Legion Post 316, Summit Hill, will be held on Monday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the post home. Commander W. Kevin O'Donnell will be in charge of the session.

A meeting of the Home Association will immediately follow the post's meeting.

Shade Tree plans

The Summit Hill Shade Tree Commission will be conducting the fall planting on the streets of the borough on the last weekend in October. This is the 10th year the commission has been restoring and maintaining the trees in the community.

Orders for new trees will be placed in mid-October. Any business or homeowner interested in participating in the program can call Lou Vermillion, (570) 645-9772, or John Kupec, 645-9964, for more information.

Scripture sharing

The scripture sharing group of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, will meet on Thursdays at 7 p.m. in the social hall of the church.

The group will be reflecting on the writings of St. Paul in the New Testament.

Coaldale

Lions Club

The Coaldale Lions Club will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 13 and Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 5:45 p.m. in The Viennese Villa in town.

President Robert E. Ames will preside.