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Friday, April 30, 2010

Coaldale

First Congregational Church

Morning Worship will be conducted at First Congregational Church at 9 a.m. Sunday May 2, followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m.

Nursing home services will be held at St. Luke's Miners at 11 a.m. and at Maple Shade, Nesquehoning, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 5. Choir rehearsal will take place at 6:30 p.m. that evening.

A Mother's Day Service will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 9, with Sunday School at 10 a.m.

Friday, April 30, 2010

Lions club

The Nesquehoning Lions Club has planned its meeting for Monday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the club building. There will be no dinner at this meeting.

Fishing derby

Children of the surrounding area are invited to the Nesquehoning Conservation Club's annual Fishing Derby on May 8. The registration is at 8 a.m. in the parking lot near CVS on Locust Street.

Each child will receive a prize and first place will be a $250 gift card to Cabela's.

Friday, April 30, 2010

Nesquehoning

Lions club

The Nesquehoning Lions Club has planned its meeting for Monday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the club building. There will be no dinner at this meeting.

Fishing derby

Children of the surrounding area are invited to the Nesquehoning Conservation Club's annual Fishing Derby on May 8. The registration is at 8 a.m. in the parking lot near CVS on Locust Street.

Each child will receive a prize and first place will be a $250 gift card to Cabela's.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Nesquehoning

NCFC auxiliary

The ladies auxiliary to the New Columbus Fire Company will meet on Tuesday, May 4 at 7 p.m. in the fire station. Gerry McConnon, president, reminds everyone to bring their hoagie papers.

The hospitality committee will be Nancy Canzoneri and Martha Ciarvella.

Loyalty Day

Everyone is invited to the annual Loyalty Day on Saturday, May 1 at 6 p.m. at the Nesquehoning VFW Post 8008.

A social hour will follow the program. All auxiliary members planning to attend are reminded to bring a dessert item.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Salem St. Paul's Lutheran

A congregational meeting will be held on Sunday, May 2 immediately following the 10:30 a.m. worship service. The purpose of the meeting is to elect new council members and approve the 2009 Annual Report. Mark your calendars and plan to attend.

The altar guild will meet on Thursday, April 29 at 7 p.m. in the ministry room. Members will review altar guild procedures and discuss some purchases which need to be made.

Funding for purchases for the altar generally come out of the Memorial Fund. New members are welcome and needed.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Council meeting

Tamaqua Borough Council's next meeting will be held Wednesday, May 19, at 7:30 p.m. The change in schedule is due to the May 18 Primary Election.

Prior to the meeting, a second hearing will be held on potential uses for funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, including an additional $13,000. That hearing will begin at 7 p.m.

Both meetings will be held in the council chambers of borough hall, 320 E. Broad St., Tamaqua. The public is welcome to attend.

Legion auxiliary

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Summit Hill

St. Paul Lutheran

The schedule for St. Paul Lutheran Church, Summit Hill, for next week is as follows:

Sunday, May 2, - worship service, 10:30 a.m.; and Confirmation class, 6:30 p.m.

Monday, May 3 - 11 a.m. W.E.L.C.A./Women's Auxiliary meeting will be held at the home of Donnas Miller at 11 a.m.

Tuesday, May 4 - D.O.C.S. meeting, 7 p.m.

League to meet

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Lansford Alive

The board of directors of Lansford Alive met April 22 at Rosie's Restaurant, reviewing potential projects to be funded with funds remaining from the Rural Business Enterprise Grant. The board decided to meet with a representative of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development Initiative, the funding source. The meeting will be scheduled for the very near future in order to receive approval for the suggested projects.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The Tamaqua Area School District in partnership with the Achievement Dinner Committee proudly present the 52nd Annual Achievement Dinner, which will be held on Monday, May 17 at 6 p.m. at Tamaqua Elementary School.

Over 70 Scholarships and $135,000 will be awarded to Tamaqua Area High School students.

Tickets will be available in the high school lobby the week of May 3 during the school day.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Due to the May 18 Primary Election, the next meeting of Tamaqua Borough Council will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 7:30 p.m., in Tamaqua Borough Hall, 320 E. Broad St. The meeting will be preceded, at 7 p.m., by a second public hearing for the potential uses for CDBG funding, including an aditional $13,000 slated for the borough.