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Monday, September 13, 2010

Harvest Home

Come join St. Matthew's UCC in celebration of Harvest Home on Sunday, Sept. 19 at the 9 a.m. worship service.

You can bring any produce for display purposes. Nonperishable food items may be brought to be donated to Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network's food distribution.

A special blessing will be given to the givers.

Monday, September 13, 2010

As part of the Palmerton Area Historical Society's 20th birthday celebration, the September event will be an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 19, at the society's archives in the Palmerton Borough Hall. There will be a power point program, tour of the facilities and light refreshment. Many people are not aware of the existence of this site. Take this opportunity to learn all about the steps through which a donation goes once it enters in the society's care.

Monday, September 13, 2010

Coaldale Lions meetings

The Coaldale Lions Club will resume its indoor meeting schedule this month.

The first meeting of the group will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 14, and the second meeting will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Both meetings will take place at the Viennese Villa in Coaldale and start at 5:45 p.m. President Robert E. Ames will preside.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Cluster meeting

Friday, September 10, 2010


The Tamaqua Elementary Parent Teacher Organization will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Tamaqua Elementary School Library. Parents of all Rush Township students, kindergarten through fifth grade, are also welcome. Upcoming events will be the main topic of discussion.

Anyone interested in supporting the students is welcome to become a member. The organization will be accepting memberships through Dec. 31. Tara McCarroll-Stauffenberg is in charge of the membership drive.

Fundraising packets have been distributed to all classes.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Historical society to meet

The Palmerton Area Historical Society will hold its regular general meeting at 6:45 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 13, at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center.

Transportation will be available at 6:45 p.m. from the parking lot across the street from Hager's Furniture Store, Palmerton.

Friday, September 10, 2010


Delinquent bills

Lansford Borough will be conducting the Delinquent Sewer Transmission collection shortly. Residents who wish to avoid further fees and possible water shut-off, are asked to remit their amount due to the borough office or mail it to Lansford Borough, P.O. Box 126, Lansford, Pa. 18232.

Lansford alumni

The Lansford Alumni will hold a meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. at the Sports Zoo in Lansford.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

On Sunday, Sept,12, the First Baptist Church will be having itssecond annual Old Time Revival Block Party.

The block party will be held at the entire block of 15 West Ridge Street in Lansford. There will be an outside service which starts at 11 a.m. for anyone that is interested.

The block party fun starts at 1 p.m. There will be music, games, rides, face painting, food, funnel cake and much more.

For more information, please contact Pastor Jeremy Benack at (570) 645-2212.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Coaldale Republican Party will host an end of the summer rally in support of this Fall's GOP candidates on Thursday, September 16 starting at 6 p.m. in the Coaldale Ambulance Building, Rte. 209, Coaldale.

State Senator Dave Argall, candidate for the 17th United States Congressional District, and Representative Jerry Knowles, candidate for re-election to the 124th Legislative District of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, will be in attendance and speak at 7 p.m.

Thursday, September 9, 2010


VFW auxiliary

The regular monthly meeting of the Ladies Auxiliary to Nesquehoning Memorial VFW Post 8008 will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Post Home on E. Center Street.

President Mandy Breiner will preside at the session. All members are invited to attend.

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Historical society