Nesquehoning

Tax office

The Nesquehoning tax office of Patricia Vito will be closed on Friday, May 7. She will reopen for normal business hours the following week.

VFW auxiliary

Nesquehoning VFW Post 8008 ladies auxiliary will meet on Tuesday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the post home.

President Cathy Sommers will preside. Plans for installation and Memorial Day weekend evens will be discussed and finalized.

Fishing derby

The Second Annual Fishing Derby, sponsored by the Nesquehoning Conservation Club, will be held on Saturday, May 8, with registration at 8 a.m. in the CVS parking lot.

Prizes will be awarded and refreshments will be available.

The derby is in memory of the late Connell McCall.

There will be afirst place award of a $250 gift card from Cabela's.

Fishing will take place on the shores of the Nesquehoning Creek.

Lansford

Post Office collecting food

Residents of Lansford are reminded that the Lansford postal workers will be collecting non-perishable food on their routes for the Lansford Food Pantry this Saturday, May 8.

Residents are asked to place non-perishable food donations on their porches by 8 a.m.

The postal service and volunteers are very overwhelmed on this day. Volunteers are still needed and anyone wishing to drop off their donations may do so at the Food Pantry located in St. Katherine of Drexel's Gymnasium in the 100 block of E. Abbott Street from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

For more information please contact Betty Pearson (570) 645-3416 or Beth Dailey (570) 657-7234.

Lions club

The Coaldale Lions Club meetings will be held on Tuesday, May 11 and Tuesday, May 25, at the Viennese Villa at 5:45 p.m. President Robert E. Ames will preside.