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Palmerton - Lehighton

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Heritage Center

The current exhibit in the feature room of the Heritage Center, 410 Delaware Ave., is a look back at the first 20 years of the Palmerton Area Historical Society, and five years of the Heritage Center. Special events are planned throughout the year. The center is open Wednesday through Saturday each week (except holidays) at different hours. Phone (610) 824-6954 for a recording of times each day. Admission is free.

Art show

Tuesday, August 24, 2010


Lehighton Area Lioness Lions meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2 at the Normal Square pavilion. The meal will be catered. Anyone interested in learning more about Lionism or anyone who would like to attend a meeting should contact Linda Benner at (610) 377-3685.


Dial-a-Devotion speakers for August are: Sunday, Martha Cox; Monday, Jenny Keiper; Tuesday, Rose Marie Austin; Wednesday, Kaye Miller; Thursday, Vicky Kocher; and Friday, Ed and Barbara Belone.

Call (610) 377-1612, 24 hours a day for an inspirational message.

Thursday, August 19, 2010


The Miller-Keystone community bloodmobile on Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the First United Church of Christ in Palmerton was the most successful in over a year.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Park Concert

The final Sunday in the Park Concert will be by the Palmerton Band on Aug. 15, at 7 p.m. in the borough park. In case of rain, the concert will be at the borough hall, 443 Delaware Ave. Bring a lawn chair. This week's concert is sponsored by the Bandstand Committee.

Health Fair

A Health Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 18 at the Village at Palmerton, 71 Princeton Ave., Palmerton.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

LAHS class of 1965

Lehighton Area High School class of 1965 members are asked to send in a reservation to attend the reunion which will be held on Oct. 23, 2010. For additional information, call Ron or Carolyn at (610) 377-2452.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

LAHS Class of 1970

Lehighton Area High School Class of 1970 will hold a planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the Orioles Community Center, Orioles Drive, Lehighton, to finalize plans for their reunion which will be held on Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Orioles Community Center. Deadline for reservations is Wednesday, Aug. 11. For more information email Sue McElvar at or Linda Moyer at

Birthday wishes

Happy birthday to Woody Haydt, Aug. 16; and to Chris Hardy, Aug. 20; and Jenn Hardy on Aug. 27.

Friday, August 6, 2010

LAHS yearbook pickups

Lehighton Area High School yearbooks have arrived. Books can be picked up in the high school office from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

New student orientation

An orientation program for all students entering Lehighton Area High School for the first time will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, in the high school auditorium.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

St. Peter EC plans VBS

St. Peter's Evangelical Church, 177 Main St., Weissport, will host Vacation Bible School next week. Sessions will be held from 6-8 p.m. beginning Monday, Aug. 9 and concluding on Aug. 13. The theme is "Kingdom of the Son."

Classes include a story time, snacks and crafts. There will be songs to learn. Each evening will include a segment of the Lord's prayer. Preregister by calling Janet Freeby at (610) 377-4148 or children of all ages can register on the first evening at 5:45 p.m. All ages are welcome.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Palmerton Area Historical Society will hold its annual picnic on Monday, Aug. 9, at the farm of a society member, Bert Holczman, Andreas. The raindate is Tuesday, Aug. 10. This event is available to society members and guests only. Arrival time is anytime after 4 p.m. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish, casserole or dessert. If you haven't already done so, sign up by calling (610) 377-3769 by Monday, Aug. 2.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Park concert

At 7 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 8, the Hazleton Band will perform a concert in the Palmerton Borough Park. Please bring a lawn chair. In case of rain, the concert will be held in the Borough Hall, 443 Delaware Ave.

Community meal

A free community meal will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, at St. John's United Church of Christ, 891 Columbia Ave., Palmerton. Come for a free meal and fellowship.

Newspaper drive