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Palmerton - Lehighton

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Ss. Peter and Paul Students of the Month

Sherry Sernak, principal of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic School, Lehighton, announced February Students of the Month: early childhood, Lauren Sheckler; preschool: Guadalupe Gonzalez; kindergarten, Allicea Gruber; first grade, Olivia Erickson; second grade, Casey Hanley; third grade, Ryan Drazek; fourth grade, Caleb Kovach; fifth grade, Emily Roberti; sixth grade, Julia Barthold; seventh grade, Joseph Bradley; and eighth grade, Jacob Fischer.

Looking for classmates

Friday, February 18, 2011

January Artists

of the Month

January Artists of the Month at Franklin Elementary School are: kindergarten, Jacob Shellhammer; first grade, Autumn Madea; second grade, Ashley Marchessault; third grade, Devin Greene; and fourth grade, Evan Beers.

January Artists of the Month at East Penn Elementary School are: kindergarten, Adrienne Leiby: first grade, Devin Warnkin; second grade, Taylor Engle; third grade, Roger Arthur; and fourth grade, Shawn Cope.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Lehighton AMVETS to meet

Lehighton AMVETS, Elwood Miller Post 106, will meet at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20, at the Lehighton V.F.W. All members are encouraged to attend.

Students of the Month

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Community dinner

From 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 24, a free community dinner will be held at St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton. Enjoy a free meal and fellowship. All are invited.

Volunteers needed

Friday, February 11, 2011

The Palmerton Memorial VFW Post 7134 will hold its monthly meeting at the Palmerton VFW, 2020 Forest Inn Rd., Palmerton on Monday, February 14th at 7 p.m. Post Commander Shawn Schmick will lead the meeting. Current VFW members, veterans, and active duty personnel from all service branches are invited to attend. Monthly meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. New members are welcome.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Volleyball league

The Lehighton Recreation Center is starting a mixed volleyball league. Teams or persons interested should call Tom Evans at (570) 294-4532.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Relay for Life

At 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 16, a meeting will be held at the Palmerton High School for Relay for Life of Palmerton and Surrounding Communities 2011. The snow date is Feb. 21.

For information, call Connie Smith at (610) 577-5087 or visit www.relayforlife.org/papalmerton.

Newspaper drive

Due to bad weather the monthly newspaper drive by St. John's Lutheran Church has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 12, beginning at 8 a.m. The garage across from the church is always open for anyone wishing to take papers there.

Historical society

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Newspaper drive

The men and boys of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive on Saturday, Feb. 5. 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 are in need of brown paper grocery size bags.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Nutrition Education Classes

Adele Argot, a nutrition education adviser with the Monroe County Extension office, is interested in holding a basis nutrition education class in Palmerton, as was held last year at Holy Trinity Church. The program is designed to help families and individuals with low incomes stretch their food dollars to achieve a healthy diet.

Families with young children learned tips on food preparation, meal planning, food storage and sanitation, shopping skills, nutrition for family members and managing a healthy weight.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Lehighton AMVETS, Elwood Miller Post 106, will hold their monthly meeting at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16 at the Lehighton V.F.W.