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Palmerton - Lehighton

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Blessing of the animals

St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, 222 Church St., Lehighton, will host a Blessing of the Animals at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, in Miller's Store parking lot, Fairyland Farms. All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier.

Garbage change

Due to the Labor Day holiday, Franklin Township board of supervisors announced that a change in garbage collection will be made for Franklin Township residents whose collection is normally on a Monday. Collection will be changed to Tuesday, Sept. 6.

LAC CCCC plans meeting

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Newspaper drive

The men and boys of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive Saturday, Sept. 3. There will be one sweep of the Palmerton, Aquashicola, and Little Gap areas beginning at 8 a.m.

Papers should be bundled and placed within sight of the collectors. They are collecting papers only, no magazines. They also need brown grocery size paper bags.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

LALLC meeting

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1 at the home of Pamela and Bill Gothard, 265 Forest Inn Road, Lehighton. All members are asked to bring an appetizer or dessert.

Anyone interested in learning more about Lionism or anyone who would like to attend a meeting should contact Sue Anthony at (610) 377-9015 or email at sueuknowwho86@aol.com or email the club at la_llc@yahoo.com.

Dial-a-Devotion

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

LALLC board meeting

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club Board meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 at the Gothard Realty office, on Interchange Road in Lehighton.

Board members who are unable to attend are asked to notify President Lisa Whitehead before the meeting.

Anyone interested in learning more about Lionism or who would like to attend a meeting should contact Sue Anthony at (610) 377-9015 or email her at sueuknowwho86@aol.com.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

First day of school

The first day of school in the Palmerton Area School District is Monday, Aug. 29.

Community supper

From 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, a free community meal will be served at St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton. All are welcome.

Palmerton Library

The summer reading program at the Palmerton Area Library finished with the presentation of a musical program called "Bugs, Baboons, and Story Tunes."

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Successful Miller-Keystone blood drive

Once again, at a time of year when blood donations are usually scarce, the residents of Palmerton and vicinity came through for Miller-Keystone at their Aug. 15 blood drive at the First United Church of Christ's Fellowship Hall. A total of 78 people registered, exceeding the goal of 75, and 78 units of blood were collected. Multi-unit donations on the Trima machines offset 7 deferrals. This visit was sponsored by Janet Snyder.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

LALLC plans meeting

The board of the Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 at Gothard Realty office, Interchange Road, Lehighton.

Board members unable to attend are asked to notify President Lisa Whitehead.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Would the man who was at the scene of the two-car accident in Weissport on July 13 at 4:30 p.m. call (570) 669-6605.

The witness is a present or former employee of the Kovatch Corporation.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Park Concert

Closing out the Palmerton Bandstand Concert Series will be a concert by the Palmerton Band on Sunday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. Bring a lawn chair.

In case of rain, the event will be held in the borough hall, 443 Delaware Ave., Palmerton.

Knitting Club

From 6-8 p.m., Monday, Aug. 15, the Knitting Club will meet at the Palmerton Area Library.

The club is for all area residents interested in knitting, crocheting, and other crafts.

The club is free, and new members are welcome.

Library board of trustees

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

LALLC to meet

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club board meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 at Gothard Realty, Interchange Road, Lehighton. Board members who are unable to attend are asked to notify President Lisa Whitehead before the meeting. The club is preparing for its participation in the Palmerton Community Festival on Sept. 9-11.