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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

PV School Board

The Pleasant Valley School District school board will meet at 8 p.m., Thursday, April 14, in the district offices in Brodheadsville.

Give and Take Day

As part of Chestnuthill Township's 41st Anniversary Earth Day Activities, Close the Loop, LLC will be coordinating a Give and Take Day on Saturday, April 16, at the Chestnuthill Township Park on Route 715 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Give and Take Days are a way to reuse items that are too good to throw away, but one doesn't have a use for anymore.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Pool passes

Applications are now available for season passes to the H.D. Buehler Memorial (Bungalow) Pool. Opening day will be June 4, at 11:30 a.m. No season or daily passes will be available that day.

Steeply discounted rates for Tamaqua Area School District residents are made available through the generosity of the John E. Morgan Foundation and rates remain the same as last summer.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

JROTC meeting

The Panther Valley JROTC will hold a meeting on Thursday, April 14 at 6 p.m. in the classroom. All parents are asked to attend.

Summit Hill

St. Paul Lutheran

The weekly Gathering of Churches Lenten service will be held tonight at Trinity Lutheran Church, Lansford.

Soup and sandwiches will be served at 6:15, followed by the worship service at 7 o'clock.

On Saturday, April 16, the annual Lenten Communion breakfast will be held at 9 a.m.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Bring the kids with their Easter baskets for the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Palmerton Borough Park on Saturday, April 16 at 1 p.m. (Rain date is Sunday, April 17, 1 p.m.)

This is a free event for children between the ages of 1-10 and is sponsored by the Palmerton Exchange Club and run by Bob and Nancy Thompson.

There will be many prizes chanced off for children and adults.

Parents, don't forget to bring your cameras.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Over 60 Club

At noon, Tuesday, April 19, the Over-60 Club will meet at the Palmerton Borough Hall, 443 Delaware Ave. The program will be presented by Dan Kunkle of the Lehigh Gap Nature Center.

Lions Club

At 6:30 p.m., Monday, April 18, the Palmerton Lions Club will hold a dinner meeting at the Fireline Hotel. The speaker will be PID Robert Miller about Eye Research and Sight Conservation.

For information about the Lions Club, call Nick Hawkey at (610) 826-6465.

Jerusalem UCC

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Slatington Lions Club

The Slatington Lions Club will hold an indoor meeting at the Moose at 6:45 p.m. April 19. The meeting will include a visitation from the Venture Group.

A majority of the members have their bulletin emailed. Those members who would like to have their bulletin emailed should send their email address to olewinel@ptd.net.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The Summit Hill Republican Club will meet at the Summit Hill Borough Hall on Thursday, April 14 at 7 p.m. to discuss the upcoming primary, club officer elections and other items. The club is seeking new members and is open to all Republicans. President David Wargo will preside over the meeting.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Effective immediately, Palmerton Borough has announced that due to new construction at the wastewater treatment plant at South Third Street, the site will no longer be open for people to drop off chipping materials.

Instead, they are asked to bundle their chipping materials in 4-foot lengths or put it in their garbage cans for the waste hauler to take.

Monday, April 11, 2011

The Jim Thorpe Olympian Touchdown Club will meet this evening, Monday, at 6 p.m. in the commons area of the high school. Parents, guardians, relatives and friends of the Jim Thorpe football participants are invited to attend the monthly meetings and help in any with upcoming events of the club.

Fire company meeting

Members of the Phoenix Fire Company, will meet on Tuesday, April 12, at 7 p.m. at the company headquarters.

Community Lenten service

Friday, April 8, 2011

Summit Hill

Presbyterian church

The Hope of Christ Presbyterian Church, Summit Hill, has announced its service schedule for the Easter observance as follows:

Palm/Passion Sunday, April 17 - worship will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Maundy Thursday, April 21 - Communion service will be held at 7 p.m.

Good Friday, April 22 - the community service will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Easter Sunday April 24 - sunrise service will be held at 6:45 a.m. in Memorial Park, followed by the traditional Easter worship service at 10:30 a.m.

Legion to meet