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Panther Valley

Friday, December 19, 2014

Coaldale

UMC service

A Christmas candlelight service will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church on the corner of Second and East High streets in Coaldale. All are welcome to come and enjoy the word, carols and candlelight with their family.

Christ Redeemer

Christ Redeemer Church in Coaldale will hold a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 6 p.m. Wednesday which includes communion. Call Pastor Marie or Joseph Terry at 570-645-6121 for information

Lansford

Golden Agers

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Lansford

Trinity Lutheran Church

On Sunday, Trinity Lutheran Church, 104 E. Abbott St., Lansford, will hold worship at 9:30 a.m.

On Wednesday, the Christmas Eve Candlelight Service of Holy Communion will be held at 8 p.m.

The Rev. Roy H. Koehler will preside at both services. All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Lansford

St. John's

At 7 p.m. Wednesday, St. John's Lutheran Church, 1 E. Abbott St., Lansford, will hold an informal worship, a spiritual, peaceful evening service with Holy Communion.

All are welcome to this relaxed, brief musical evening prayer. Feed the People hosts their Christmas dinner from 5-6:30.

A brief adult Bible study is held at 6:30 for all who wish to participate.

On days when Panther Valley schools are closed or dismissed early for inclement weather, this service/supper is canceled.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Lansford

St. John's

Wednesday service at St. John the Evangelist Lutheran Church, 1 E. Abbott St., Lansford, 7 p.m., Holden Evening Prayer Service with Holy Communion.

For those who wish to come early, a free, simple supper will be served at 6 p.m., and a brief Bible study is held at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call Pastor Marjorie Keiter at 570-273-4038.

Service will not be held if school is canceled or dismissed early because of bad weather.

Summit Hill

Historical society

Friday, December 5, 2014

Lansford

Golden Agers

The next scheduled meeting of the Panther Valley Golden Agers will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at St. John Slovak Lutheran Church social hall, 1 E. Abbott St., Lansford.

At this meeting, members celebrating birthdays in September through December will be recognized.

Hospitality committee for December and January will be Diane Gould and Mary Ann Maynard.

Bingo is scheduled to be played.

Meetings are scheduled every second and fourth Monday each month.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Summit Hill

Sewer authority vacancy

The Summit Hill Borough is seeking an interested person to fill a vacant seat on the Coaldale, Lansford, Summit Hill Sewer Authority Board.

The interested party needs to be a resident of Summit Hill and would take the position in January 2015.

Submit a letter of interest to borough secretary Kira Steber no later than Dec. 30.

If you have questions, contact Steber at 570-645-2305.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Nesquehoning

Tree lighting

The Nesquehoning Lions Club has received the town's first community Christmas tree and has planted it in the St. Patrick Cemetery.

The official first lighting of the new community tree will be held at 5:45 p.m. Saturday.

The public is encouraged to come out for the event.

VFW Auxiliary

Christmas party

The annual Christmas Party of the Nesquehoning Memorial VFW Ladies Auxiliary will be held at 5 p.m. Monday at Lengyel's Restaurant.

A brief business meeting will be held, followed by dinner.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Lansford

Medicare enrollment assistance for seniors

The Panther Valley Public Library, at 117 E. Bertsch St., Lansford, will be assisting seniors during open enrollment for Medicare part C & D every Wednesday through Dec. 7 during regular library hours.

Counselors will assist consumers in finding a drug plan or a Medicare Part C plan.

This service is available by appointment. Call the library to set up an appointment date and time at 570-645-3780.

Preschool story hour

Friday, November 21, 2014

Panther Valley

Medicare enrollment assistance

The Panther Valley Public Library, located at 117 E. Bertsch St., Lansford, will be assisting seniors during open enrollment for Medicare part C & D every Wednesday through Dec. 7 during regular library hours.

Counselors will assist consumers in finding a drug plan or a Medicare Part C plan.

This service is available by appointment.

Call the library to set up an appointment date and time at 570-645-3780.

Preschool story hour

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Panther Valley

SHINE food drive

The Panther Valley SHINE center is currently collecting canned and dried foods for the "Feed the People" organization in Nesquehoning.

Food items will be collected until Dec. 18. Items can be dropped off at the elementary school or at Panther Valley Lumber in Lansford.

Summit Hill

Food pantry

The Thanksgiving food distribution date for the Summit Hill Food Pantry will be on Monday. The food pantry is located in the Summit Hill Heritage Center on Hazard and Chestnut streets.