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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat night will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27 in the Borough of Palmerton. Residents are reminded to leave their porch lights on if they are participating. Drivers are cautioned to watch for children in the streets.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Lafayette Avenue, will be open to greet Halloweeners with candy and hot chocolate.

Community supper

A free community meal will be held from 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 28, at St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton.

Camera Club

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Halloween parade

The Tamaqua Halloween Parade will be held Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. The rain date is Wednesday, Oct. 27.

The parade will be sponsored by the Tamaqua Lions Club, with assistance from the Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce. The Tamaqua Wireless Association will provide communication along the parade route.

Entries are being accepted for floats/motorized units and marching units. The deadline for registration is Oct. 15.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Slatington Crime Watch

The next meeting of the Slatington Crime Watch will be 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, at Slatington Borough Hall. Join in to hear what's happening in the area. Thanks to everyone who helped make the third annual Community Yard Sale a success. There were over 100 families that participated this year.

Please be on the lookout for any suspicious activities in the borough and call 911 immediately. There have been several issues with graffiti in the Walnut Street area and kids walking in the wet cement.

Trick or Treat

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Historical society speaker

The Polk Township Historical Society will meet on Monday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Polk Township Municipal Building, Kresgeville. The evening's guest speaker will be William Dorshimer, who served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He will share memories of his experiences as a member of the liberation forces in the European Theater. A short business meeting will follow the special presentation. Everyone is welcome to attend. For additional information, please call Pat at (610) 681-8984.

PVI PAC meeting

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

PV Golden Agers

The next meeting of the Panther Valley Golden Agers will be held on Oct. 25 at 1 p.m. Halloween will be celebrated at this meeting.

Nov. 8 is the last day to sign up for the Christmas party which will be held on Nov. 28.

At the Oct. 11 meeting, conducted by Vice President Shirley Pavlick, a poem was read by Minnie Kennedy entitled "Autumn White." There was a demonstration on cookie decorating.

Nesquehoning

Trick or Treat

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

The committee for the live nativity is in need of clear gallon jugs to be used as luminaries for the event. The goal this year is to make 200 luminaries. If you have questions you may contact Mrs. Ronald Dunbar at (570) 325-4303.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

The Lansford Democratic Club's next meeting will be held on Thurs Oct 21, at 7 p.m in Cabrera's Restaurant, Lansford.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Community supper

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Race Street, will hold its free community supper on Sunday, Oct. 24, from 4-6 p.m. The menu planned this month is pork and sauerkraut.

Scouting for Food

Members of Cub Pack 138 will be collecting canned foods for the local food pantry on Saturday, Nov. 13. The Scouts will begin their collection on that day at 9 a.m. If you wish to donate to this worthy cause, please have your items bagged and on your porches for pick up.

Halloween parade

Friday, October 15, 2010

The Eldred Township Historical Society will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at the township municipal building. Norman Burger from the Polk Township Historical Society will speak about the Jonas Bake Oven.

Eldred Twp. Halloween parade

You have a few more days to preregister for the Eldred Township Halloween Parade, Sunday, Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. Preregister by Sunday, Oct. 17. The parade is open to the public and free of charge. You are asked to bring a nonperishable food item to be donated to the PVEN food bank in place of a registration fee.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Lansford

Council committee

Lansford Borough Council will hold a Facility Planning Meeting at the borough office, 26 E. Patterson St., Lansford, on Monday, Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Public rosary

The fourth annual public square rosary recitation will take place on Sunday, Oct. 16, beginning at noon at Kennedy Park in town. Those attending are asked to bring their own lawn chairs.

The event is being hosted by St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Lansford, as part of the nationwide "America Needs Fatima" program.

Summit Hill