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Palmerton - Lehighton

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

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Lehighton Area Library Art Exhibit will host an art exhibit from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13. Artwork by current and former Lehighton Area High School students and staff will be featured. For more information, call (610) 377-2750.

Tuesday, August 3, 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.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Park Concert

On Sunday, Aug. 1, at 7 p.m., the Allentown Marine Band will perform a concert in the Palmerton Borough Park. In case of bad weather, the concert will be held in the Borough Hall, 443 Delaware Ave. Bring a lawn chair.

This week's concert is sponsored by HCDF.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Dial-a-Devotion

Dial-a-Devotion speakers for July are: Sunday, Martha Cox; Monday, Jenny Keiper; Tuesday, Shirley Stamm; Wednesday, Kay Miller; Thursday, Vicky Kocher; and Friday, Ed Belone.

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

Dial-a-Devotion is ministry LIFE (Lehighton Interfaith Fellowship).

LIFE meeting

Lehighton Interfaith Fellowship will be meeting Thursday, July 29 at All Saints Episcopal Church, Second and Coal streets, Lehighton at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Community supper

A free community supper will be held from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, July 22 at St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Lafayette Ave., Palmerton. Come enjoy a free meal and fellowship. No meal to cook or dishes to wash in the heat.

Park concert

The band Crazy Heart will perform on Sunday, July 25 in the Palmerton Borough Park. The concert begins at 7 p.m. In case of rain, the event will be held in the borough hall, 443 Delaware Ave. Bring a lawn chair. This week's concert is sponsored by the First National Bank of Palmerton.

Palmerton Library

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Anniversary surprise

Congratulations to Lois and Eugene Strohl, who celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary on June 9. They surprised everyone at their annual 4th of July picnic with a simple and casual ceremony in renewing their wedding vows held outdoors on their covered bridge.

Their son, Kevin Strohl and his wife, Carol also renewed their vows. They will be celebrating their 20th anniversary on Sept. 8. The Strohls were attended by their other children, Wade and Jason Fisher and grandchildren Emily Fisher and Amber and Zach Strohl.