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Panther Valley

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Nesquehoning

Healing ministry of St. Francis of Assisi Church

St. Francis of Assisi Church in Nesquehoning extends a personal invitation to anyone struggling with the grief process in the loss of a loved one recently, or a loss of many years ago.

The Fall Seasons Bereavement Group will begin on Oct. 16 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the parish library. Sessions will continue for six weeks and are strictly confidential.

Registration is free but required so there is enough material for everyone.

Call the rectory at 570-669-6321 or Valerie Higgins at 570-668-2386.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Nesquehoning

Historical society

The Nesquehoning Historical Society will host its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the cafe of MapleShade Meadows, 50 E. Locust St.

The evening will include a special presentation on the founding of Pennsylvania by Joseph Roman Jr., an adjunct professor of history at Lehigh Carbon Community College and a Nesquehoning resident. He will talk about the impact that William Penn's Quaker beliefs had on his proposals for structure of the colonial government.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Nesquehoning

Protestant Slovak Cemetery Association

The next meeting of the Protestant Slovak Cemetery Association of Nesquehoning will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Zion Lutheran Church in Nesquehoning.

Anyone who has an interest in the cemetery is invited to come to this meeting to help with the maintenance of the cemetery, especially those who have relatives buried there.

Summit Hill

Food Pantry

Friday, September 12, 2014

Summit Hill

Flag program

The Summit Hill Lions Club is continues its American flag program. During the good weather months, the flag will fly in Ludlow Park in memory or honor of veterans from the community.

During the week of Sept. 15, the flag will fly in honor of John Keltz.

A 1941 graduate of Summit Hill High School, he enlisted in the Navy upon graduation and served through 1945, having attained the rank of AMM first class while serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise in the South Pacific during World War II.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Nesquehoning

Rally Day

Rally Day at Meed's UMC, 126 W. Catawissa St., Nesquehoning, will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday. Everyone is invited.

High Energy Group will be performing vocals and dance. There will be a children's service and more. A pot luck dinner will follow.

Clock tower

The church would like to thank all those who donated, baked or bought at Redner's last weekend to benefit the clock tower at Meed's UMC. The clock repairs will be done shortly and the clock tower will be chiming soon.

Lansford

Tax collector

Friday, September 5, 2014

Lansford

Golden Agers

The next meeting of the Panther Valley Golden Agers will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at St. John's Slovak Lutheran Church, 1 E. Abbott St., Lansford.

Members are asked to bring in Thank You or Thinking of You greeting cards to be sent to veterans.

Sewage fees

Lansford residents are reminded that the $4.50 penalty on the Yearly Sewage Transmission fee will be added to all unpaid balances on Sept. 16. The yearly fee is payable at the Lansford Borough Office, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Summit Hill

Car show

The Tamaqua Street Machine Association and the Summit Hill Diligence Fire Co. No. 1 will hold an Antique, Classic & Special Interest car show at the Phillip Ginter Field in Summit Hill on Sept. 21.

For more information contact Fred at 570-657-6731 or at poppop103@hotmail.com.

Lansford

Preschool story hour

The Panther Valley Public Library, 117 E. Bertsch St., Lansford, will hold a free, preschool story hour from 9:30-10:30 a.m. every Tuesday beginning Sept. 9.

Stories, snacks and activities are provided for the children.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Nesquehoning

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.

Monday: Center closed.

Tuesday: Yahtzee

Wednesday: Pay Bingo

Thursday: Name That Tune

Friday: Exercise

Monday, Sept. 8: Horse racing

Tuesday, Sept. 9: Independent Living Services Bingo at 10:45 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 10: Now You Have It, Now You Don't

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Lansford

Preschool story hour

The Panther Valley Public Library, 117 E. Bertsch St., Lansford, will once again hold a free, preschool story hour from 9:30-10:30 a.m. every Tuesday beginning Sept. 9.

Stories, snacks and activities are provided for the children.

Nesquehoning

Conservation Club

The next meeting of the Nesquehoning Conservation Club will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Maple Shade Meadows.

Members are asked to bring in their Redners Save-a-tapes from the summer months.

Progress at the Nature Park will be discussed.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Nesquehoning

Free community dinner

Meed's UMC, 126 W. Catawissa St. in Nesquehoning will host a free community dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The menu is spaghetti with meat sauce. All are welcome to enjoy food and fellowship.