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Monday, May 10, 2010

Historical society

The Eldred Township Historical Society will meet on Tuesday, May 11 (instead of May 18 because of election) at 7 p.m. at the municipal building in Kunkletown. The guest will be Joyce Parisi with her dog, Pacer, The Intelligent Dog, who amazes everyone with his tricks. Everyone is invited to attend.

Sunday, May 16 will be the first work day for the renovation of the old post office building in Kunkletown. The old brown asphalt siding will be removed. Anyone who would like to help, please be there at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served.

Contemporary service

Monday, May 10, 2010

All Night Party Committee

The final business meeting for the Class of 2010 All Night Party will be held on Wednesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. in the high school library.

Parents will be voting on food, entertainment, prizes.

All suggestions are welcomed and all are encouraged to attend.


AMVETS to meet

The Lansford AMVETS Post will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the post home. Commander Michael Frey will conduct the meeting.

Lansford Alive

Friday, May 7, 2010

Tax office closed

The office of Terry McElmoyle, tax collector, will be closed on Saturday, May 8. The office will reopen Monday the May 10.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Police Week

The week of May 9-16, the Borough of Palmerton will observe Police Week, and, in particular, to observe Saturday, May 15, as Peace Officers Memorial Day.

Book club

The Third Monday Book Club will meet at noon, Monday, May 17, at the Palmerton Area Library. Extra copies of the selected book are available in the library.

New members are always welcome.

For more information, call (610) 826-3424.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Summit Hill

Meet the Candidates

The Jeffersonian Democratic Club, Summit Hill, will hold a "meet and greet" session with Democratic candidates on the May 18 Primary Election ballot.

This is an opportunity for party members from Summit Hill (those from other areas are invited as well) to meet the candidates for respective offices.

The "Coffee with the Candidates" session will take place from 10 a.m. to noon in the borough hall.

Absentee voting

Friday, May 7, 2010

The Lansford AMVETS Post will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the post home. Commander Michael Frey will conduct the meeting.

Friday, May 7, 2010

TEPTO news

The Tamaqua Elementary Parent Teacher Organization will hold its last meeting of the school year on Monday, at 6 p.m., at Schick's Cafe on Mauch Chunk Street. The meeting will be followed by a dinner, starting at 7 p.m.

An elementary school dance, for students in grades three through five, will be held today, from 7-9 p.m., at the school on Boyle Avenue.

Rush-Ryan seniors

The Rush, Ryan and Delano Senior Citizens Inc. will hold its annual banquet on May 11, at noon, at the Ryan Township Fire Company.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Adult day care

The Tamaqua Area Adult Day Care is sponsoring its 6th Annual 5K Run/Walk this Saturday. Pre-registration may be made by calling (570) 668-6556 but registrations will be accepted the day of the event.

Activities planned for the month of May include: May 10, hoagie day; May 11, worship service; May 12, craft day and visit from the foot doctor; May 17, sing a long with Audrey Christ; May 19, cook out; May 20, monthly birthday party; May 27, visit from St. Jerome's kindergarten class.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

School band concerts

Pleasant Valley Intermediate School will hold its band concerts.

On Tuesday, May 11, the 5th grade band concert will be performing in the school cafeteria at 7:30 p.m.

On Thursday, May 13, the sixth grade band concert will be performing also in the school cafeteria at 7:30 p.m.

All are welcome to attend.

Thursday, May 6, 2010


Tax office

The Nesquehoning tax office of Patricia Vito will be closed on Friday, May 7. She will reopen for normal business hours the following week.

VFW auxiliary

Nesquehoning VFW Post 8008 ladies auxiliary will meet on Tuesday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the post home.

President Cathy Sommers will preside. Plans for installation and Memorial Day weekend evens will be discussed and finalized.

Fishing derby