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Palmerton - Lehighton

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Newspaper drive

The men and boys of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive on Saturday, April 2. 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 collectors. They are collecting papers only, no magazines. They also need brown grocery size paper bags. The shiny inserts are acceptable.

Friday, March 25, 2011

4-H meeting held

Mahoning Valley 4-H Community Club held an organizational meeting on March 21. The following officers were elected: Riley Schaeffer, president; Elyse Kistler, vice president; Jackie Malloy, secretary; Brianna Keiser, treasurer; Nolan Wentz, reporter; Erin McGinley, historian; and Katie Aaron and Jack Schaeffer, social committee.

New members are welcome to attend the next meeting at 7 p.m. April 4 at St. John's Church, 826 Mahoning Drive West, Lehighton. At this meeting members will sign up for projects.

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Weissport Recreation Committee will host the Weissport Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 16 in the borough park. Children and grandchildren of Weissport residents ages 0 to 12 are welcome. Prizes will be awarded to winners.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Artists of the month

February Elementary Artists of the Month were recently announced.

At Franklin Elementary School, students are: fourth grade, Isaiah Everett; third grade, Kaitlyn Solomon; second grade, Molly Mihalko; first grade, Isabella Hoffman; and kindergarten, Edie Cordes.

At East Penn Elementary School, students are: fourth grade, Emily Kleintop; third grade, Colton Bachman; second grade, Alaina Strohl; first grade, Tret Solt; and kindergarten, Logan Gerhart.

Elementary students of the month

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Camera Club

The Palmerton Camera Club will meet at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 24, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton. The topic for the evening will be taking photos with your cell phone.

Lenten services

Jerusalem UCC, Jerusalem Lutheran Church, St. Matthew's UCC, Salem UCC, and Salem-St. Paul Lutheran will gather together for midweek Lenten Services.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Eyeglass donations accepted

Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club is accepting donations of used eyeglasses.

There are containers in several locations and they are checked regularly.

The donation sites and the number donated thus far are as follows: Lehighton Hi-rise, two; Mallard Market, two; Wachovia Bank, 15; Gnaden Huetten Hospital, 15; for a total to 34 pairs.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Relay For Life

At 7 p.m. Monday, March 21, a meeting of the Relay For Life of Palmerton and Surrounding Communities will be held at the Palmerton High School.

For information, call Connie Smith at (610) 577-5087. Relay's online information website is www.relayforlife.org/papalmerton.

Lions Club

At 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 21, the Palmerton Lions Club will meet at the Fireline Hotel.

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

Lenten services

Friday, March 11, 2011

Kids Party Club plans meeting

Kids Party Club will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 12 at St. Peter Evangelical Church, 177 Main Rd., East Weissport (Franklin Township).

There will be a Bible story, songs, snacks and games.

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

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Palmerton Lions club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 21, at the Fireline Hotel, Palmerton. A special presentation will be made to Tammy Muniz of Palmerton who serves as Palmerton High School Leo Club adviser. Members are busy planning their "community spirit night" to be held on Monday, May 2 and are also planning a health fair to be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Palmerton Community Center, franklin Ave., Palmerton. The health fair is being co-sponsored with the Blue Mountain Health System.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Paranormal society at historical society

The March 14 meeting of the Palmerton Area Historical Society will feature a presentation by the Blue Mountain Paranormal Society. Members will discuss their findings from last fall's investigation at the Little White Church and its graveyard.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the second-floor gallery of the Palmerton Library. There will be a short business meeting followed by the presentation. The public is invited to attend, without cost or obligation.

Quilt exhibit at Heritage Center