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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.


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.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Jim Thorpe Community Watch will be meet at 7 p.m. March 17 at Memorial Hall. Jim Thorpe residents are encouraged to come and join the growing group of volunteers who are making positive improvements in the community.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Ash Wednesday service

St. Matthew's UCC in Kunkletown will hold its Ash Wednesday service, which begins the season of Lent, on Wednesday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet on Thursday, March 10 at 11 a.m. at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Co.

Join them in some socializing, fun and games.

Youth Group

If you have kids from fifth grade and up, St. Matthew's UCC invites them to join the Youth Group on Saturday nights from 5-8 p.m. at the church's fellowship hall.

Dinner is included.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Lenten service

The Tamaqua ministerium will sponsor a series of free Community Lenten services leading up to Easter.

The first service will be held March 16 at Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church, 223 E. Broad St. The services will begin at noon and will be followed by light luncheons.

Other services and locations will be: March 23, Primitive Methodist Church, 57 Hunter St.; March 30, First United Methodist Church, 124 W. Broad St.; April 6, St. Jerome's Catholic Church, 266 W. Broad St.; and April 13, Tamaqua Salvation Army, 105 W. Broad St.