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Palmerton - Lehighton

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

First day of school

The first day of school in the Palmerton Area School District is Monday, Aug. 29.

Community supper

From 4-6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, a free community meal will be served at St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton. All are welcome.

Palmerton Library

The summer reading program at the Palmerton Area Library finished with the presentation of a musical program called "Bugs, Baboons, and Story Tunes."

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Successful Miller-Keystone blood drive

Once again, at a time of year when blood donations are usually scarce, the residents of Palmerton and vicinity came through for Miller-Keystone at their Aug. 15 blood drive at the First United Church of Christ's Fellowship Hall. A total of 78 people registered, exceeding the goal of 75, and 78 units of blood were collected. Multi-unit donations on the Trima machines offset 7 deferrals. This visit was sponsored by Janet Snyder.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

LALLC plans meeting

The board of the Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 at Gothard Realty office, Interchange Road, Lehighton.

Board members unable to attend are asked to notify President Lisa Whitehead.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Would the man who was at the scene of the two-car accident in Weissport on July 13 at 4:30 p.m. call (570) 669-6605.

The witness is a present or former employee of the Kovatch Corporation.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Park Concert

Closing out the Palmerton Bandstand Concert Series will be a concert by the Palmerton Band on Sunday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. Bring a lawn chair.

In case of rain, the event will be held in the borough hall, 443 Delaware Ave., Palmerton.

Knitting Club

From 6-8 p.m., Monday, Aug. 15, the Knitting Club will meet at the Palmerton Area Library.

The club is for all area residents interested in knitting, crocheting, and other crafts.

The club is free, and new members are welcome.

Library board of trustees

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

LALLC to meet

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club board meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 at Gothard Realty, Interchange Road, Lehighton. Board members who are unable to attend are asked to notify President Lisa Whitehead before the meeting. The club is preparing for its participation in the Palmerton Community Festival on Sept. 9-11.

Friday, August 5, 2011

The Lehighton Area High School yearbooks have arrived. Pickup time for anyone who ordered a book is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. August 10.

Distribution will be from the refreshment stand in the high school foyer. If unable to be there at that time, another pickup date will be set at a later date.

Friday, August 5, 2011

Any Lehighton High School 2011 graduate who placed an order for a Commencement DVD may pick it up in the high school office between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Friday, August 5, 2011

An orientation program for all students entering Lehighton Area High School for the first time will take place in the high school auditorium at 10 a.m. August 10.

The program will include an explanation of student schedules, bell schedules, student dress codes, extra-curricular activities, lunch, student conduct, transportation arrangements, etc.

Students will be given their homeroom assignments at that time. Please plan on attending this important session.

Those students present will also be given a tour of the building by members of Student Council.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Preschool openings

Jack and Jill Preschool, 230 Iron St., Lehighton, has a few vacancies in both the pre-kindergarten and primary classes for this fall.

This outreach of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church provides a strong background in school preparation along with Christian teaching from a Lutheran perspective.

Opportunities for prayer and worship are a large part of the Jack and Jill program.

Students participate in weekly worship in Trinity's sanctuary, led by either the Rev. Robert vonFrisch or Karen Bizup.