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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Paranormal society at historical society

The March 14 meeting of the Palmerton Area Historical Society will feature a presentation by the Blue Mountain Paranormal Society. Members will discuss their findings from last fall's investigation at the Little White Church and its graveyard.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the second-floor gallery of the Palmerton Library. There will be a short business meeting followed by the presentation. The public is invited to attend, without cost or obligation.

Quilt exhibit at Heritage Center

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

LALLC plans

board meeting

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club will hold a board meeting at 7 p.m. March 24 at Gothard Realty, Interchange Road, Lehighton. Anyone interested in more information about the club may contact membership chairwoman, Malinda Fox at (610) 379-4387.

Kids Party Club plans meeting

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

PV Golden Agers

Panther Valley Golden Agers will resume their meetings on Monday, March 14 at 1 p.m. at St. Joseph Hall, Summit Hill.

The hall is handicapped accessible.

Chorus practice will begin at 11 a.m. (weather permitting).

Hospitality for March and April are Sue Dopira, Verna Lazorchik and Betty Marek.

Members are asked to wear green in honor of St. Patrick's Day for the meeting.

Summit Hill

Borough positions

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club will hold an executive board meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 24 at Gothard Realty, Route 209, Lehighton. Any members who cannot attend should contact club secretary Linda Benner.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Ash Wednesday service

St. Peter's UMC, Saylorsburg, will hold its Ash Wednesday service at 7:30 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Brodheadsville, the service will also be held at 7:30 p.m. and it will include the sacrament of Holy Communion with the imposition of ashes.

Rotary speaker

West End Rotary Club will host Karl Helmond, M.D. from Mahoning Valley Orthopedics, at its Thursday, March 10, breakfast meeting. The club meets at 7:30 a.m. at the Western Pocono Community Library in Brodheadsville.

Board of education

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Lehighton Area Middle School Student Advisory Council hold its 12th Annual Talent Show at 7 p.m. Friday, March 25 in the school's auditorium. There is a fee to attend.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

There will be a meeting of the Summit Hill Republican Club on Thursday, March 10 at 7 p.m. in the Borough Hall. Items to be discussed are the upcoming primary election, election of officers and the group will be hosting candidate Attorney Joseph Matika who is running for Judge for the Court of Common Pleas in Carbon County. Any interested Republican is invited to come and meet this candidate. President David A. Wargo will be running the meeting.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Reservations are still being accepted for the Coaldale Hgh School Alumni Reunion on Saturday, May 28.

Anyone who has even attended Coaldale schools is invited to attend.

The reunion will be held at Genetti's Best Western, Hazleton. A social hour will begin at 4 p.m. followed by dinner at 5 p.m.

No reservations can be honored after April 27.

For further information,call (570) 645-9426.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Summit Hill

Legion to meet

The monthly meeting of American Legion Post 316, Summit Hill, will be held on Monday, March 14, 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.

Borough council

The next meeting of the Summit Hill Borough Council is scheduled for Monday, March 14, at 7 p.m. in the borough hall. Joseph Weber, president, will chair the session.

Lansford

Parish retreat

Friday, March 4, 2011

A special meeting of the Nesquehoning Lions Club has been called for Monday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lions Club building.

All club members are requested to attend since important matters will be discussed at this time.