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Palmerton - Lehighton

Thursday, June 9, 2011

May Elementary art students of the month

Franklin Elementary art students of the month are: fourth grade, Ashley Frey; third, Luke Wilusz; second, Logan Highland; first, Sherry Nametko; and kindergarten, Megan Houser.

East Penn Elmentary art students of the month are: fourth grade, Tyler Shupp; third, Chelsea Evans; second, Steven Fritzinger; first, Nicholas Hrusovsky; kindergarten, Jason Roeder.

SS. Peter and Paul School lists May students of the month

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Heritage center

The quilts that have been on display at the Heritage Center, 410 Delaware Ave., have been replaced by another group of antique quilts. The center is open various hours from Wednesday through Saturday each week. Phone (610) 824-6954 for a recording that lists hours each day. Admission is free.


Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Miller Bloodmobile

Miller-Keystone Blood Center will conduct its next bimonthly bloodmobile visit to Palmerton on Tuesday, June 7. As usual, the location will be the First United Church of Christ, next to borough hall. This visit is sponsored by Larry and Sandra Engle.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Community meal

From 4-6 p.m., Thursday, May 26, a free community meal will be held at St. John Episcopal Church, 365 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton. Come and enjoy a meal and fellowship. No dishes to wash.

Teen advisory group

The Teen Advisory Group will meet at the Palmerton Area Library after school on Wednesday, June 1. The group is for students in grades 7-12. New members are welcome.

Palmerton Bandstand Concerts

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

LALLC regular meeting

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club will hold a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at the Harvest Café at the Carbon Career and Technical Institute, Jim Thorpe.

Installation of officers for the 2011-2012 fiscal year will occur with PDG Chris Sweeney serving as installing officer.

Anyone interested in more information about the club may contact membership chairwoman Malinda Fox at (610) 379-4387.

Card shower

Anna Mae Markley, 228 Indian Hill Road, Lehighton, recently celebrated her 95th birthday.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Palmerton Lions Club to meet

Palmerton Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 6, at the Blue Mountain Community Service Center. Region Chairperson Liz McElwee will review the Community Needs Assessment with members. In addition, a program in memory of "Colby" the hearing dog is planned.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

April students of the month

Sherry Sernak, principal of Ss. Peter and Paul School, 307 Coal Street, Lehighton, names April Students of the Month:

Early childhood, Lauren Sheckler; preschool, Keegan Wyshosky; kindergarten, David Pignoli; first grade, Cecilia Sarnowski; second grade, Paige Loftus; third grade, Kaia Slaw; fourth grade, Zachary Andrews; fifth grade, Antonia Galasso and Kennedy Malsch; sixth grade, Alesandra Lentini; seventh grade, Isaiah Fitzsimmons; and eighth grade, Sierra Volkert.


Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Office closed

The Lehighton Borough Administrative and Utility Offices will be closed from 10 a.m until noon on Thursday, May 19th . Residents are encouraged to use the drop box for bill payments during this time.

Lioness Lions Club

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 2 at the Harvest Café at the Carbon Career & Technical Institute in Jim Thorpe. Agenda will include installation of officers for the 2011-2012 fiscal year with PDG Chris Sweeney serving as installing officer.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Special Olympics annual competition

Special Olympics PA Carbon County is hosting its annual athletics competition on Saturday, May 21, at the Jim Thorpe Area High School Stadium.

The competition will begin at 11 a.m. A lot of volunteers are needed to help run this event successfully. Some of the areas where volunteers are needed for are registration, scorers table, runners for scores, set-up/clean-up, measurers, timers, athlete escorts, high-fivers, equipment retrievers and so on.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Lehighton AMVETS

Lehighton AMVETS, Elwood Miller Post 106, will hold a meeting at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at the Lehighton V.F.W.