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Palmerton - Lehighton

Friday, September 10, 2010

Historical society to meet

The Palmerton Area Historical Society will hold its regular general meeting at 6:45 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 13, at the Lehigh Gap Nature Center.

Transportation will be available at 6:45 p.m. from the parking lot across the street from Hager's Furniture Store, Palmerton.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Historical society

As part of the Palmerton Area Historical Society's 20th birthday celebration, the September event will be an open house at the society's archives in the Palmerton Borough Hall.

On Sunday, Sept. 19, from 2-4 p.m., the public is invited to a PowerPoint program, tour of the facilities and light refreshments. Many people are not aware of the existence of this site.

Take this opportunity to learn all about the steps through which a donation goes once it enters into the society's care.

Community meal

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Card shower

Margo Long Salapaca, a member of the Lehighton Class of 1957, is a patient in Hahneman Hospital in Philadelphia, where she had extensive heart surgery.

Cards can be sent to her home at 2410 S. Hicks St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19145.

If there are any questions, call Maureen Markley at (484) 464-7713.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Newspaper drive

The men and boys of St. John's Lutheran Church will hold their monthly newspaper drive on Saturday, Sept. 4. 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 the collectors. They are collecting papers only, no magazines. The shiny inserts are acceptable. They also need grocery size brown paper bags.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

VFW to meet

Lehighton Memorial Post 256, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Lehighton will conduct its monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 7 at the Post Home. This change is due to the Labor Day Holiday. All members are encouraged to attend. New members are welcomed.

One-room school reunion

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

LALLC

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

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

Bloodmobile

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.