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Palmerton - Lehighton

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Plans are under way for a reunion of the Lehighton High School Class of 1976. Organizers are searching for the following classmates.

They, or anyone knowing how to reach them, may contact RaeAnn Rehrig at (610) 377-5607.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Palmerton Area Library announced the following events that will take place at the library over the next few months.

Preschool Story Hour

Preschool Story Hour will resume on Sept. 2.

Knitting Club

A knitting club has been organized for anyone interested in knitting, crocheting and other crafts. Ideas will be discussed about knitting for various charities. The knitting club meets on the first and third Monday of each month at the library from 6–8 p.m. The club is free. New members are welcome.

Yoga Classes

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Model railroad

The Carbon Model Railroad Society will hold a Christmas in July open house at 529 Ore St., Bowmanstown, on Saturday and Sunday, July 9, 10, 16, and 17 from 1-5 p.m. The main HO scale display is in various stages of completion and is an excellent learning tool. The club's portable HO and N scale displays will also be in operation on the second floor. Admission is free. The building is air-conditioned. For more information, call Garry at (610) 826-6626.

VFW meeting

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Newspaper drive

The men and boys of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive on Saturday, July 2.

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. The shiny inserts are acceptable. They also need brown grocery size paper bags.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Park concert

The group Who Knows Best will be performing at 7 p.m., Sunday, June 26 in the Palmerton Borough Park Bandstand. Bring a lawn chair.

In the event of rain, the concert will be held in the Palmerton Borough Hall, 443 Delaware Ave.

Help wanted

Can you spare one hour a week for a worthy cause? The Meals on Wheels program in Palmerton needs more deliverers.

Deliveries are made from the Palmerton Hospital about 11 a.m. Monday through Friday, holidays included. Each route requires less than one hour.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Community meal

From 4-6 p.m., Thursday, June 23, a free community meal will be held at St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton. Enjoy a meal and fellowship.

Park concert

The concert in the park at 7 p.m., Sunday, June 19 will be by the Nazareth Area Community Band. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy an evening of great entertainment. In the event of rain, the concert will be held in the Palmerton Borough Hall, 443 Delaware Ave.

Model Railroad Society

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

The Palmerton Area Library has announced a number of programs that will be taking place over the next few months. They are as follows:

Preschool Story Hour

Preschool Story Hour is held at 10:30 a.m. on each Friday through the school year and will resume on Sept. 2. All are welcome.

Knitting Club

From 6-8 p.m., Monday, June 20, the Knitting Club will meet at the Palmerton Area Library. Anyone interested in knitting, crocheting, or other crafts is welcome to attend. All levels of experience are invited. The club is free.

Yoga Classes

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

AMVETS to meet

Lehighton AMVETS, Elwood Miller Post 106, will meet at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 19 at the Lehighton V.F.W.

Students of the month

Lehighton Area School District announced the names of students who attained Student of the Month for May:

Friday, June 10, 2011

Lehighton names elementary students of the month

East Penn Elementary School students of the month of May are: kindergarten: Mrs. Betz, Kylie Kuntzman and Miss Wassmer, Craig Frantz; first grade, Mrs. Bruch, Lilian Sokasits and Mrs. Zerbe, Mason Marlatt; second grade, Mrs. Biery, Ryan Muller; and Mrs. Bonser, Cole Schleicher; third grade, Mrs. Snyder, William Kocher; fourth grade, Mrs. Breiner, Alexander Potts and Alexander Slaw; and Mrs. Kattner, Sarah Wensel.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Historical society

The Palmerton Area Historical Society will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, June 13, in the gallery of the Palmerton Area Library. The program for the evening will be presented by Mary Behler on her hobby of Parchment Craft. A brief business meeting will start at 7 p.m., followed by the program. The public is invited to attend, without cost or obligation.

Vacation Bible School