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Panther Valley

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.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Lansford

Medicare enrollment

The Panther Valley Public Library at 117 E. Bertsch St. in Lansford will be assisting seniors during open enrollment for Medicare part C and 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.

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

Preschool story hour

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Nesquehoning

VFW Ladies

Auxiliary

The regular monthly meeting of the Ladies Auxiliary to Nesquehoning Memorial VFW Post 8008 will be held on Sunday beginning at 1 p.m.

President Cheri Santore will preside at the session, which will be held at the Post Home on East Center Street.

Plans for the annual Auxiliary Christmas party will be made. All members are invited to attend.

Members are reminded that dues are now payable.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Lansford

Golden Agers

The Oct. 27 meeting of the Panther Valley Golden Agers opened with a prayer and singing of God Bless America.

Norma Lee Burke entertained with singing Halloween melodies.

The hospitality committee for the Nov. 10 and Dec. 8 meetings are Dee Neifert and Fran Hager.

The last day to sign up for the Christmas Party will be Monday.

Members celebrating birthdays from September through December will be honored at the Dec. 8 meeting.

The next meeting will be Monday beginning at 1 p.m.

Bingo is scheduled to be played.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Coaldale

First Congregational Church

A number of activities are scheduled at First Congregational Church in Coaldale in the coming weeks, including Harvest Home, Veterans Day, Community Choir and Thanksgiving.

The beginning of the Harvest Home collection will take place at the morning worship service at 9 a.m. Sunday. Donations of nonperishable food items will be welcomed.

The Women's Class will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The church nursing home ministry group will visit St. Luke's Hospital-Miners Campus at 11 a.m. and MapleShade at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Lansford

St. John's

Wednesday evening 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 due to bad weather on Wednesdays.

Nesquehoning

Panther Valley Senior Center

Friday, October 24, 2014

Nesquehoning

Historical society

The next meeting of the Nesquehoning Historical Society will be 6 p.m. Tuesday at the borough hall, 114 W. Catawissa Street.

Guest speaker will be John C. LaRizzio, author of "Hey, Milkman!" The book is about his experiences as a milk delivery person in Nesquehoning.

LaRizzio grew up in Nesquehoning in the '60s and had a milk delivery route for five years while he was attending high school and college. He wrote "Hey, Milkman!" to share his memories and the insights about life that he gained through his daily work.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Lansford

Al-Anon meetings

The Al-Anon group will meet Mondays at 7:15 p.m. at St. Katharine Drexel Church Hall, 120 E. Abbott St., Lansford.

Al-Anon is a nonprofit worldwide support organization helping families and friends of loved ones suffering from addiction.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Coaldale

Trick or treat

Trick or Treat night in Coaldale will be observed from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30.

Summit Hill

Food Pantry

Remaining 2014 food distribution dates for the Summit Hill Food Pantry are as follows: Tuesday, Nov. 24 and Dec. 22.

The food pantry is located in the Summit Hill Heritage Center on Hazard and Chestnut streets. Distribution will take place between 10-11:30 a.m.

There is to be no parking in the alley before 9:45 a.m. and absolutely no parking in the vacant lot.