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Palmerton - Lehighton

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.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Bring the kids with their Easter baskets for the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Palmerton Borough Park on Saturday, April 16 at 1 p.m. (Rain date is Sunday, April 17, 1 p.m.)

This is a free event for children between the ages of 1-10 and is sponsored by the Palmerton Exchange Club and run by Bob and Nancy Thompson.

There will be many prizes chanced off for children and adults.

Parents, don't forget to bring your cameras.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Over 60 Club

At noon, Tuesday, April 19, the Over-60 Club will meet at the Palmerton Borough Hall, 443 Delaware Ave. The program will be presented by Dan Kunkle of the Lehigh Gap Nature Center.

Lions Club

At 6:30 p.m., Monday, April 18, the Palmerton Lions Club will hold a dinner meeting at the Fireline Hotel. The speaker will be PID Robert Miller about Eye Research and Sight Conservation.

For information about the Lions Club, call Nick Hawkey at (610) 826-6465.

Jerusalem UCC

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Effective immediately, Palmerton Borough has announced that due to new construction at the wastewater treatment plant at South Third Street, the site will no longer be open for people to drop off chipping materials.

Instead, they are asked to bundle their chipping materials in 4-foot lengths or put it in their garbage cans for the waste hauler to take.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

VFW

At 7 p.m., Monday, April 11, Palmerton Memorial VFW Post 7134 will hold its monthly meeting at the Palmerton VFW, 2020 Forest Inn Rd., Palmerton. Current active VFW members, veterans and active duty personnel from all service branches are invited to attend. New members are especially welcome.

Community meal

From 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, a free community meal will be held at St. John's United Church of Christ, 891 Columbia Ave., Palmerton. All are welcome to enjoy a free meal and fellowship.

Lenten services

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

The Over 60 Club of Palmerton will meet at noon April 19 at the Palmerton Borough Hall, 401 Delaware Avenue.

The program will be Lehigh Gap Nature Center, presented by Dan Kunkle.

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Palmerton Area School Board will hold a committee workshop this afternoon at 5:30 p.m. A special meeting of the board of directors is then scheduled for 6 p.m.