Saturday, July 4, 2015

Panther Valley

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.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Band practice

Panther Valley High School band will have summer practice on July 7 and July 21 in the high school band room from 7-8 p.m.

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


St. John's

Tonight at 7, 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.

Friday, June 26, 2015


Neighborhood watch

The Lansford Police Department will hold a neighborhood watch meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the borough building, located at 1 W. Ridge St., Lansford.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Free community


Meed's Methodist Church, 126 W. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, will offer a free community dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Please use the basement door. The menu this month is chicken fingers and french fries, drinks and dessert.

All are welcome.

Summit Hill

Historical society

to meet

The Summit Hill Historical Society will meet tonight at 7 o'clock at the museum on West Ludlow Street.

Agenda items will include the Ludlow Park project, Hootenanny schedule, hoagie sale, bus trips and summer picnic.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Golden Agers

The next meeting of the Panther Valley Golden Agers will be held on Monday at St. John Slovak Lutheran Church Social Hall beginning at 1 p.m.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015


Panther Valley Senior Center

The following are a listing of upcoming activities at the Panther Valley Senior Center, 90 E. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning.

All activities begin at 11 a.m. unless otherwise noted.

Sign in by 10:30 a.m. for the next day's lunch.

This week, Thursday, Shuffleboard; Friday, Mother's and Father's Day celebration.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Panther Valley

Panther Valley Band

Panther Valley High School band will have summer practice on Tuesday and Wednesday, and again on July 7 and July 21 in the PVHS band room from 7-8 p.m.

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


Free lunch

The free children's lunch program is back at Meed's Church, 126 Catawissa St, Nesquehoning. The program will run from Monday through Aug. 14.

Hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Menus are subject to change.

Thursday, June 11, 2015


Al-Anon meetings

Al-Anon group meets 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, June 10, 2015


Zion Lutheran Church

The Zion Lutheran Church, 2 E. Catawissa St. in Nesquehoning, will be welcoming Vicar Sharon Richter to Zion on Sunday.

Bagels and coffee will be served in the church social rooms at 8:15 a.m.

Vicar Richter will be replacing the current vicar, Michael Duris, and will serve Zion Lutheran in Nesquehoning and St. Paul's Lutheran in Summit Hill.

Church council will meet at 7 p.m. Sunday.

VFW Ladies Auxiliary

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Golden Agers

The Panther Valley Golden Agers will hold their next scheduled meeting at 1 p.m. Monday at St. John Slovak Lutheran Church Social Hall.

In honor of Flag Day, members are asked to wear red, white and blue.

Bingo is scheduled to be played.


Vacation Bible School

"Trust the Lord With All Your Heart" is the theme of this year's Vacation a Bible School at First Congregational Church, Coaldale. Youths ages 3 to 18 are invited to participate in the annual VBS, which will be held 6 to 8 p.m. daily from June 22 to June 26.