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Community Columns

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Lansford

AMVETS to meet

Members of the AMVETS Post 83, Lansford, will meet on Sunday, Sept. 12, at noon at the post home. Commander Michael Frey will be in charge and asks that all regular members of the post attend.

Council to meet

The Lansford Borough Council will meet at 6:30 tonight in the community center. Robert Gaughan, president, will chair the session.

Summit Hill

Scripture sharing

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Historical society

As part of the Palmerton Area Historical Society's 20th birthday celebration, the September event will be an open house at the society's archives in the Palmerton Borough Hall.

On Sunday, Sept. 19, from 2-4 p.m., the public is invited to a PowerPoint program, tour of the facilities and light refreshments. Many people are not aware of the existence of this site.

Take this opportunity to learn all about the steps through which a donation goes once it enters into the society's care.

Community meal

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Chestnuthill PIC

The Pride in Chestnuthill group will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9, at the Chestnuthill Township municipal building.

PV board

The Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education will meet at 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9, in the district offices in Brodheadsville.

Stopping hunger

Effort United Methodist Church's hunger ministry had 37 families stop in this past Saturday for food baskets. That totaled 130 people.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Senior news

The Tamaqua Senior Citizens group met last week with 89 members in attendance. President Jean Machamer conducted the business session and provided readings. Two guests, Jean Kistler and Lucy Breuning, were welcomed.

Eleanor Roberts offered the invocation, entitled "Friendship." Reports were provided by secretary Eleanor Schmerfeld and treasurer Dolores Walck.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

St.John's

At 7 p.m. each Wednesday St. John's Lutheran Church, 1 E. Abbott St.,

Lansford, holds an informal worship: a spiritual, peaceful evening

service with Holy Communion. All are welcome to this relaxed, brief

evening prayer. For those who wish to come early, a simple supper is served

at 6 p.m., followed by a brief adult and children's Bible study at 6:30.

For more information, call Pastor Marjorie Keiter, 645-0356.

PV golden agers

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Confirmation class

Confirmation classes will start on Sunday, Sept. 12 at St. Matthew's UCC at 10:30 a.m. This class is for anyone in seventh grade and older. You can call 610-381-2442 for more information.

Sunday School

Sunday School at St. Matthew's UCC will restart on Sunday, Sept. 12 with a Rally Day program, at 10:30 a.m. There are Sunday School classes for all ages beginning with preschool to adults. Come and join them in worship, song and lessons.

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Cub pack meeting

Cub Pack 777 at St. John's UCC Church, Pine and Biddle streets in Tamaqua will be starting back up for the year on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 6:15 pm.

New scouts are welcome to come out and enjoying the scouting experience.

Any boy between the age of 6 and 11 years are welcome to join.

Any questions, please contact Dave at (570) 668-1863.

AARP driver safety course

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Coaldale

Coaldale Lions meetings

The Coaldale Lions will resume its indoor meeting schedule this month.

The first meeting of the group will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 14, and the second meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Both meetings will take place at the Viennese Villa in Coaldale and start at 5:45 p.m. President Robert E. Ames will preside.

Nesquehoning

VFW auxiliary

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

An AARP driver safety course will be presented at the Tamaqua Salvation Army Building, 105 W. Broad St., September 23rd and 24th from Noon to 4 p.m.. each day.This class is the eight hour class and is

designed for those attending for the first time or those desiring a more in-depth presentation. The class is designed for drivers 50 years old and older and is classroom instruction only.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Cub Pack 777 at St. John's UCC Church, Pine and Biddle streets in Tamaqua will be starting back up for the year on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 6:15 pm.

New scouts are welcome to come out and enjoying the scouting experience.

Any boy between the age of 6 and 11 years are welcome to join.

Any questions, please contact Dave at (570) 668-1863.