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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Summit Hill

Congregation to meet

St. Paul Lutheran Church, Summit Hill, will hold a special congregational meeting on Sunday, June 6, immediately following the worship service.

Items to be discussed are the expense ratio with Zion Lutheran Church, Nesquehoning, the Simply Giving Program, and consideration of selling the parsonage.

The church council encourages all members to attend this important meeting that is vital to the future of St. Paul's.

Baptized

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Northern Lehigh School District

School will be in session in the Northern Lehigh School District on Friday, May 28, as a snow make up day.

The last elementary student day has been changed to Friday, June 18.

Running of the Dawgs

The 10th Anniversary of the Northern Lehigh Education Foundation Running of the Dawgs will be held on Saturday, June 5, at the Northern Lehigh Athletic Stadium, 1 Bulldog Lane, Slatington.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

VFW

Joint Installation of Officers of Nesquehoning Memorial VFW Post 8008 will be held on Friday, May 28, beginning at 7 p.m. All post and auxiliary officers should be present by 6:30 p.m. for pictures. A social hour will follow the ceremony.

Auxiliary members are reminded to bring a dessert.

All members are welcome and invited to attend the ceremony to meet and greet their new officers for the 2010-2011 year.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Summit Hill police announced parking regulations for the annual Memorial Day parade scheduled for Monday, May 31. The regulations take effect starting at 9 a.m. Vehicles not moved will be ticketed and towed at the owner's expense.

No parking on Market St., from Hazard to Holland; no parking on Ludlow, from Chestnut to and including Coal; no parking White, from Maple to Coal; no parking Ludlow, from Maple and Elm; no parking Elm, from Ludlow to Hazard; and no parkiong on Elm.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Memorial Day Parade

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Free dinner

The free community dinner sponsored by the Meed's Methodist Church will be held on Wednesday, May 26 from 5-7 p.m. at the church. This month's dinner will be spaghetti and meatballs.

Banner donated to

St. John Orthodox

The 75th Anniversary Banner for St. John's Orthodox Church, Nesquehoning, was donated by Margaret Kokinda in memory of her parents and founders of the church, Stefan and Susan Mellon.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The 75th Anniversary Banner for St. John's Orthodox Church, Nesquehoning, was donated by Margaret Kokinda in memory of her parents and founders of the church, Stefan and Susan Mellon.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Sorority news

Members of the Preceptor Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority held its Secret Sister birthday celebration and Mexican Fiesta at the home of Patti Confer.

Members discussed a clothing driving, which will be held June 1, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the rear of Schick's Cafe. Items to be collected includewearable/usable clothing, shoes, belts, handbags, linens and stuff animals. All donations should be placed in tied garbage bags.

Following the meeting, members held an installation of officers for 2010-2011.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Bloodmobile

An American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be held in Tamaqua on May 26. The social hall of St. John United Church of Christ, Pine and Biddle streets, will serve as the collection site. Hours will be from 1 to 6 p.m.

Anyone 17 or older, who weighs at least 110 pounds and is in general good health is eligible to donate blood.

This visit is being sponsored by Bittner's General Store, Tamaqua.

Class of 1970

Monday, May 24, 2010

Bible school

The Ecumenical Vacation Bible School will be held this year in St. John's Lutheran Church, South Ave., July 12-16. Registration forms have been distributed to the local churches for the program which is open to children from 2 years to those that have finished sixth grade.

The theme this year is "Baobab Blast," God's Great Get Together.

There is a need for volunteer teachers and helpers in various positions. Those interested may contact Kathy Heller, (570) 325-2282.