Sunday, July 13, 2014

Panther Valley

Friday, May 9, 2014


Coaldale UMC

The United Methodist Church, on the corner of Second and W. High streets, Coaldale, has changed it's time of worship with church now beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The church welcomed its new minister, the Rev. Elisandra Garcia, who has recently accepted the position and encourages all to come and meet her and visit the "Little Dutch Church" as it was called in the past.

With the church's long and fruitful history, Rev. Garcia is excited to go forth with community involvement and welcoming new congregants or visitors searching for a church.

Thursday, May 8, 2014


First Congregational Church

Morning Worship and Sunday School for all ages will be conducted at 9 and 10 a.m., respectively, on Sunday at First Congregational Church, Coaldale.

The Kids Klub will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, while choir rehearsal will take place at 7 p.m.

Morning worship will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 18, followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m.

Vacation Bible


Vacation Bible School will be held at First Congregational Church, Coaldale, from 6 to 8 p.m. July 21 through July 25.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014


New hours

New window hours in the borough of Coaldale are as follows:

Ÿ 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Mondays

Ÿ 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Ÿ Noon until 3 p.m. Wednesdays

Spring cleanup

Coaldale Borough will have its annual spring cleanup day on Wednesday, May 14.

Large items will be picked up, including washers, dryers, stoves, refrigerators and a limit of four tires/tire rims.

All items must have all chemicals removed and doors taken off.

In addition, up to 10 bags of garbage will be collected.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Summit Hill

Spring clean up

On Wednesday, May 7, Summit Hill will be hosting its spring clean up for the West side of town along with Laurel Drive and East and West Mountaintop Road. This day will also be regular garbage pickup.

Items to be picked up include: tires (no more than five), tire rims, auto body parts, refrigerators, freezers, vending machines, dehumidifiers, water coolers, heat pumps, washers, dryers and stoves.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Panther Valley

Senior Center

The following are a listing of upcoming activities during the month of May 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.

Ÿ Thursday, May 1: Name that tune

Friday, May 2: Scattergories

Monday May 5: Sunshine meeting at 10 a.m., Pay Bingo

The center will be closed May 6-16 for senior games.

Thursday, April 24, 2014


Senior center

The following is a list 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.

Ÿ Friday, April 25: Shopping, CCCT 9:30; women's pool and men's cards at 11 a.m.

Ÿ Monday, April 28: Pinochle at 10 a.m., Penny Game at 11 a.m.

Ÿ Tuesday, April 29: Van trip, lunch, bowling and shopping in Hometown.

Ÿ Wednesday, April 30: Pay Bingo.

Friday, April 18, 2014


AMVETS to meet

A reorganizational meeting of the Lansford AMVETS Post 83 will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at the American Legion Post 123 located at 3 W. Ridge St.

Summit Hill

Shade Tree Commission

The Summit Hill Shade Tree Commission will be conducting its annual Arbor Day ceremony and tree plantings at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 26.

The ceremony and memorial plantings will be held in Ludlow Park at the gazebo.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014


Health scan

Nesquehoning Woman's Club will sponsor the OMEGA Health Screen performed by Quest Diagnostics from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 26 at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 196 West Mill St., on the basement level. There is a handicapped entrance to the rear. There is a fee.

Meed's Methodist Church

Meed's Shepherd House will take place from 1-3:30 p.m. Thursday at the church at 126 W. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning. Anyone in need from Nesquehoning, New Columbus or Hauto is welcome.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Summit Hill

St. Paul's

Lutheran Church

Following are upcoming events and activities for St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 123 W. White St., Summit Hill:

On Sunday, April 13, Palm Sunday worship service will be held at 10:30 a.m. with Vicar David Lembo presiding. Visitors are always welcome. Sunday school class will begin at 9 a.m.

Easter flower orders are due on this date also.

The Maundy Thursday service will be held at 7 p.m. April 17.

The Good Friday service will begin at noon on April 18.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Panther Valley

Golden Agers

The Panther Valley Golden Agers will meet at 1 p.m. Monday, April 14 at St. John's Lutheran Church Social Hall.

Hospitality for April and May is Polly Evon and Lorraine Klepinnger.

Members are asked to bring in greeting cards for the military. Bingo is scheduled to be played.

Members are reminded that dues are now being collected.

Anyone 55 and older are encouraged to join the group.


Meed's UMC Holy Week schedule