Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Panther Valley

Wednesday, August 19, 2015


Woman's Club

The members and guests of the Nesquehoning Woman's Club will open their season with a dinner at 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Parkview Inn in Summit Hill.

Please call Jane Pietruch with your reservation at 570-645-7846 before Sept. 1. Price includes dinner, tax and tip. Choice of entree includes broiled haddock, chicken cordon bleu, crab cakes or New York strip steak.


Music in the Park

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Panther Valley Senior Center

All events start at 11 a.m. unless noted otherwise. Please remember to sign in by 10:30 a.m. for the next day's lunch

Friday: Karaoke.

Monday: Bingo by Independent Living.

Tuesday: Sunshine meeting at 10 a.m.; Women's pool and men's cards at 11 a.m.

Wednesday: Name that Tune.

Aug. 13: Pay Bingo.

Aug. 14: Mohegan Sun at 10 a.m.

Aug. 17: Family Feud

Aug. 18: Birthday and Bingo.

Aug. 19: Trivia.

Aug. 20: Boscov's at 9:30 a.m. (CCCT)

Aug. 21: Now you have it, now you don't.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015


VFW Auxiliary

The annual picnic of the VFW Auxiliary to Nesquehoning Memorial VFW Post 8008 will be held on Sunday beginning at 1 p.m. President Cheri Santore will host the picnic at her home on West Diaz Avenue.

All those members planning to attend should contact Maureen at 669-9578 so proper planning can be made. If you are planning to attend, bring a side dish.

Nesquehoning Woman's Club

Wednesday, July 29, 2015


Free recycling

Lansford will host a free electronics recycling day from 9 a.m. to noon on Sept. 26 at the Lansford Pool parking lot.

Friday, July 24, 2015


Tax office

The Coaldale tax office will be closed Monday through Aug. 3 to prepare school taxes for mailing.

Normal hours will resume Aug. 4

Office hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m.

If taxpayers qualify for exemption, please return your signed and dated application, in person, along with proof of eligibility. School exemptions must be notarized.


Historical society

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Golden Agers

The July 13 meeting of the Panther Valley Golden Agers opened with an Inspirational message. Singalong followed with summer songs by the group.

Members celebrating birthdays in May, June, July and August will be recognized at the Aug. 10 meeting. The subject of medical fraud will be addressed at a future meeting.

The next meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at St. John Slovak Lutheran Church Social Hall.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The Lansford Park and Recreation Board will offer swim lessons, taught by pool lifeguards, at the Lansford Community Pool during the last two weeks of July.

There will be four levels of classes.

Level 1 works on comfort in the water with the ultimate goal of independent doggie paddle. This is for the most basic and beginner swimmers.

Level 2 is for swimmers who already know how to doggie paddle. This is an introduction to basic stroke work and water safety.

Level 3 is an intermediate level that refines the basic strokes and water safety.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015


Meed's VBS

Meed's United Methodist Church will host its Vacation Bible School, Hometown Nazareth, from 9-11:30 a.m. Aug. 3-7.

There will be a planning meeting at 7 o'clock this evening. Volunteers are needed to help with snacks, crafts, games, music and story telling.

Everyone is welcome. Children ages 3 to 12 can attend the program. Registration can be done on Aug. 3 or at the children's lunch program.

For more information, call 570-645-7500.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015


Golden Agers

The June 22 meeting of the Panther Valley Golden Agers opened with "Prayer for My Dad" by Norma Lee Burke.

Ruth Ann Feane led the singing with summer selections. President Irene Hudasky conducted the meeting and also announced upcoming trips.

The next meeting will be Monday at St. John's Slovak Lutheran Church Social Hall Beginning at 1 p.m. Shirley Pavlick will inform the group about upcoming events. Bingo is scheduled to be played.


Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Friday, July 3, 2015


Lions Club meeting

Nesquehoning Lions Club is meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Lengyel's in Nesquehoning. All are welcome.

For further information or membership application, call 570-669-9919.

Summer band news

New Panther Valley High School Band members going to seventh and eighth grades in the fall are invited to the next summer marching band rehearsal on Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. in the high school band room. Another rehearsal will be July 21 from 7 to 8 p.m. as well.

Band camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 6-18 at the high school.