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Palmerton - Lehighton

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, will hold third Sunday of Easter worship at 9 a.m. April 14. The service will feature the Trinity Praise Band. The Rev. Donald Hayn, interim pastor, presides. Coffee house fellowship follows.

Sunday School Power Hour begins at 10:15 a.m. for ages 3 through grade 12. The final classes meet May 12 before the summer break.

Friday, April 5, 2013

Legion Auxiliary meeting

The Lehighton Legion Auxiliary Unit 314 will hold a meeting on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Legion Post, main floor.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, will celebrate First Saturday worship with holy communion at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 6. The Rev. Michael Frost, pastor at Zion's Stone Church, New Ringgold, will preside.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Historical society

Palmerton Area Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 8, at the Palmerton Area Library, Knight's Gallery. At the February meeting, the program on the First Ladies of the United States was so well received that the audience requested a continuing series.

The biographies covered in this presentation include the wives of presidents Harrison, Tyler, Polk, Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce and Buchanan. The program follows a brief business meeting.

Newspaper drive

Friday, March 29, 2013

Spring cleanup

Towamensing Township will be holding a spring cleanup and recycling event April 13-14, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the township municipal building, 120 Stable Road, Lehighton.

The event is open to township residents only. Residents are asked to bring large items, furniture, mattresses, box springs, appliances, tires, computers, televisions, etc. There is a charge for items with freon and for tires. Advanced Green Solutions will handle all the covered devices and might charge a small fee.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Trinity happenings

Trinity Lutheran Church, 175 S. Third St., Lehighton, will hold Holy Week services. Maundy Thursday service with Holy Communion will be at 7 p.m. Students who have received class instructions on Holy Communion will receive their first Holy Communion during the service. The somber Good Friday Tenebrae service is at 7 p.m.

Easter Sunday worship with Holy Communion and distinctive special music will be celebrated at 8 and 10 a.m. The Rev. Donald Hayn, interim pastor, presides. Coffeehouse fellowship begins at 9 a.m.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

A free community meal will be served from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton. The public is invited to enjoy a free meal and fellowship.

Historical society

Thursday, March 21, 2013

LAHS Class of 1993

Lehighton Area High School Class of 1993 is planning a 20-year class reunion and is searching for the following classmates: Bryan Banhart, Courtney Dennis, Keith Erikson, Chris Ferguson, Heather Frey, Sonny Frey, Kevin Graver, Tanya Hannis, Robert Hill, Terry Hoherchak, Daniel Horn, Joy Malaty, Brian Mangold, Grant Mosher, Brian Moyer, Pam Schaeffer, Marcy Schoenberger, Edwin Steigerwalt, Jeremy Steigerwalt and Steve Stine.

Anyone with information should contact with a current address.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Lenten Services

The combined worship services of Lent between Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran and Jerusalem UCC, Trachsville, St. Matthew's UCC, Kunkletown, Salem UCC, Gilbert, and Salem-St. Paul Lutheran, Kresgeville, will be held at Jerusalem UCC on March 20. Soup and sandwiches are from 6:30-7:30 p.m., and worship begins at 7:30 p.m. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Michael Eckroth.

Egg Hunts

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Fire company egg hunt

Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Co. will hold its annual Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23. Activities will take place rain or shine. Children and grandchildren of members who are ages 1-12 are invited to attend. Refreshments will be available.

Weissport egg hunt

The Weissport egg hunt will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23 for children and grandchildren of residents of Weissport in the borough park. The rain/snow date is Sunday, March 24.

LAHS Class of 1968