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Panther Valley

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Coaldale news

The Coaldale Tax Office will be closed Holy Thursday, April 2, and Good Friday, April 3.

Normal hours will resume Tuesday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Proof of eligibility must be included with a filled out application, to quality when filing for exemption.

The Coaldale Borough Office will also be closed Good Friday, April 3.


Trinity Lutheran Church

A Good Friday service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday.

The Easter Sunday communion service will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m..

Thursday, March 26, 2015


First Congregational Church

Holy Week services at First Congregational Church, Coaldale, are as follows:

Sunday 9 a.m. Palm Sunday service with distribution of palms; 10 a.m. Sunday school.

Tuesday Passover Meal and Message of Holy Week in Scripture and Song. The public is invited to attend this service.

Wednesday Nursing home services at 11 a.m. at St. Luke's-Miners, Coaldale, and 1:30 p.m. at MapleShade, Nesquehoning.

April 2 7 p.m. Holy Thursday service with celebration of the Last Supper.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Summit Hill

Food Pantry distribution dates

Food distribution dates for the pantry are as follows:

March 31, April 28, May 26, June 23, July 28, Aug. 25, Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 23 and Dec. 21.

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.

Recipients are reminded to bring along extra strong shopping or tote bags.

Friday, March 20, 2015


Historical society

The Nesquehoning Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the borough hall, 114 W. Catawissa St.

During the meeting, Bob Dunstan Jr. of Lansford, formerly of Nesquehoning, will be giving a presentation on the lost town of Lausanne.

Dunstan is a 1970 graduate of Panther Valley High School and a lifelong resident of the area.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Golden Agers

The Panther Valley Golden Agers will have a scheduled meeting on Monday at St. John's Slovak Lutheran Church Social Hall, 1 E. Abbott St. in Lansford, beginning at 1 p.m.

Members are asked to wear something green to celebrate a belated St. Patrick's Day.

Yearly dues are still being collected.

Marian Catholic Class of '65 reunion

The 50th class reunion for the Marian Catholic High School class of 1965 will be held on May 24 at Capriotti Palasso's in McAdoo.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Summit Hill

Historical society

The Summit Hill Historical Society will meet today at 7 p.m. at the museum on West Ludlow Street.

Agenda items will include the Ludlow Park project, Hootenanny, bus trips, and other spring and summer programs.

New and inactive members are welcome to attend.


Baseball association

Lansford Baseball Association is still accepting sign-ups for T-ball, Little League, and Babe Ruth for players ages 5 to 15 and also for girls softball ages 8 to 14. Registration and fundraisers are required.

Friday, March 13, 2015


Easter egg hunt

An Easter egg hunt will take place at the Nesquehoning Rec Center at 1 p.m. April 4 for children of the community, up to the age of 10.

Sign up on Wednesday night during bingo.

Thursday, March 12, 2015


First Congregational Church

Services and activities scheduled for First Congregational Church, Coaldale, for next week are as follows:

Sunday, March 15: 9 a.m. Morning Worship; 10 a.m. Sunday School.

Monday, March 16: 7 p.m. Church board meeting.

Tuesday, March 17: 7 p.m. Women's Class.

Wednesday, March 18: 7 p.m. Choir rehearsal in preparation for Holy Week music.

Sunday, March 22: 9 a.m. Morning Worship; 10 a.m. Sunday School.

Wednesday, March 25: 7 p.m. Choir rehearsal.


Al-Anon meetings

Wednesday, March 11, 2015


Community Lenten worship service

A community Lenten worship service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. John's Lutheran Church, 1 E. Abbott St., Lansford.

All are welcome.

Bible study is from 6 to 6:45 p.m.

Bring a sandwich to enjoy while feasting on God's word.

If PV schools are closed or close early because of weather, the service and Bible study will be canceled.

Call Pastor Marjorie when in doubt about weather cancellation, 570-273-4038.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Golden Agers

Due to weather conditions, the Panther Valley Golden Agers meeting scheduled for Monday will be canceled.

The next scheduled meeting will be March 23.

Hospitality for March and April will be Mary Ann Maynard and Diane Gould.