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Palmerton - Lehighton

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Lehighton Area Council meets

The Lehighton Area Council of the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce will host its bimonthly meeting on Tuesday, May 10, at Platz's Restaurant, 101 Harrity Road, Lehighton. Mixer begins at 5:30 p.m. with the meal at 6 p.m. RSVP by May 6.

Joe Paretta, a Jim Thorpe resident, who has written a book entitled "Master The Card: Say Good Bye to Credit Card Debt," will speak about simple ways to change your credit card debt, change your thinking about credit card debt and help you get out from under it.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

The Mahoning Lions Egg hunt will be held tonight due to the rainy weather over the weekend. It will take place at 6 p.m. at the Mahoning Valley Ambulance on Mill Road. It is open to children 10 and under.

Monday, April 25, 2011

The Borough Secretary will hold special office hours on Saturday, April 30th from 10 am until noon for property owners to pay their garbage bills.

Payments received after 5/1 are subject to a 10 percent penalty. Residents are also encouraged to set up a payment plan during this time if they can not make a payment in full.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Kid's Party Club

The Kid's Party Club will be held at People's E.C. Church, 206 Wagner St., Lehighton, on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. until noon. Children attending will be told a Bible story, sing songs, play games, do a craft and have a snack.

All children ages 5-12 are welcome to attend this free event.

For more information call Janet at (610) 377-4148 or Marion at (610) 377-5247.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Fish dinner

A Free Fish Dinner will be served at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 826 Mahoning Drive W., Lehighton, on Friday, April 22, from 4-6 p.m.

The church is located next to Sensinger's Greenhouses.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Community supper

A free community supper will be held from 4-6 p.m., Thursday, April 28, at St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton. Enjoy a free meal and fellowship.

Holy Trinity Lutheran

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 502, Lafayette Ave., Palmerton, will hold Maundy Thursday worship services at 7:30 p.m. April 21.

Good Friday worship will be at 7:30 p.m., April 22. On Easter Sunday, April 24, sunrise services will be at 5:50 a.m. at the Village at Palmerton. Easter worship service at the church will be at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Borough offices closed

The Lehighton Borough Offices will be closed on Friday, April 22 in observance of the Good Friday holiday.

The office will reopen on Monday, April 25 at 8:30 a.m.

The Lehighton Borough Administrative and Utility Offices will be closed from 10 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, April 27.

Residents are encouraged to use the drop box for bill payments during this time.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Palmerton Area School Board will not hold a budget workshop this Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Last week, the board tentatively agreed to hold the budget workshop at that time.

No word has been given as to when the board will hold its next budget workshop.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Palmerton Area Library

At 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, the Carbon County Environmental Center will present a program about the Animals of Pennsylvania. Kids and adults are invited to the library to see and learn about lots of live birds, rodents and snakes. The program is free, but it is recommended that interested persons call the library to register ahead of time. For more information, call (610) 826-3424.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Kid's Party Club

The Kid's Party Club will be held at People's E.C. Church, 206 Wagner St., Lehighton, on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. until noon. Children attending will be told a Bible story, sing songs, play games, do a craft and have a snack.

All children ages 5-12 are welcome to attend this free event.

For more information call Janet at (610) 377-4148 or Marion at (610) 377-5247.