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Palmerton - Lehighton

Monday, January 3, 2011

The Palmerton Area Historical Society is starting off the new year with a bang-up program. Jack's back- Jack Gunsser, that is!

Jack will be sharing some of his treasures, and he encourages those attending to bring along some "goodies" of their own. The meeting will be held Monday, Jan. 10 in the Knight's Gallery of the Palmerton Area Library. A brief business meeting will start at 7 p.m., followed by the presentation.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Men's basketball league

The Lehighton Recreation Center is starting a men's basketball league in January.

For more information, call Tom Evans at (570) 294-4532.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Community meal

A free community meal will be served from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23, at St. John's Episcopal Church, 365 Lafayette Avenue, Palmerton. The public is invited to attend and join in a free meal and holiday fellowship.

Model Railroad

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

The hours for payments for the final week of the year for Mahoning Township tax collector Richard Swarcheck will be as follows: Monday, from 1-7 p.m.; Tuesday, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. (please note change); Wednesday, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.; Thursday, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.; and Friday from 10 a.m. until noon.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Successful bloodmobile

Miller-Keystone Blood Center's community bloodmobile at the First United Church of Christ in Palmerton on Dec. 13 drew 76 registrants, slightly exceeding the goal of 75. Four deferrals, plus multiple-unit donations on the Trima machines, resulted in a total of 71 units of blood being collected.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

High school bloodmobile results

Thirty-four potential donors registered for the Miller-Keystone bloodmobile at Palmerton Area High School on Dec. 2, where 21 units of blood were collected.

Assisting at the high school were the following National Honor Society members: Blake Campbell, Jilian Farkas, Elizabeth Hahn, William Heinick, Lyndsey Heinrick, Amber Hettler, Brianna Hoglen, Megan Mummey, Kaitlin Reimer, Kristen Romano, Abigail Storm and Derek Szena.

Community bloodmobile

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Artist of the month

Mrs. Scholl, art teacher at East Penn and Franklin elementary schools awards an "Artist of the Month" for each grade.

Franklin Artists of the Month for November are: kindergarten, Robert Ohl; first grade, Ian Werner; second grade, Jonathan Macsay; third grade, Karissa Hough; fourth grade, Isabelle Meckes.

East Penn Artists of the Month for November are: kindergarten, Craig Frantz; first grade, Collin Wentz; second grade, Nicole Serbel; third grade, Samantha Miller and fourth grade, Gabriela Szozda.

Elementary students of the month

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The Carbon Model Railroad Society will hold its open house at 529 Ore St., Bowmanstown, on Thursday, Dec. 2, 9, and 16 from 7-8 p.m., as well as on Saturdays and Sundays, Dec. 4 and 5, and Jan. 2, 8, and 9 from 1-5 p.m. Additionally, the building is open Dec. 26 from 1-8 p.m. The main HO scale display is in various stages of completion and is an excellent learning tool. The clubs portable HO and N displays will also be in operation. Admission is free. For more information, call Garry at (610) 826-6636.

Santa coming

Friday, November 26, 2010

Palmerton Area Historical Society

The Palmerton Area Historical Society will present its annual ecumenical Christmas service in the Little White Church at Third and Columbia Avenue, Palmerton, starting at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5.

All are invited to attend this opportunity for getting the holiday season off to a good start.

Traditional carols will be sung accompanied by Carol Thomas on the old pump organ. Pastor Jody Neifert will deliver the message. Society members, Peter Kern and John Aulenbach, will present readings in keeping with the season.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Thanksgiving service

Dinkey Lutheran and St. Matthew's Lutheran churches will host a joint Thanksgiving service on Wednesday, Nov. 24, at 7 p.m. at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Franklin Township.

All are welcome to attend.