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Panther Valley

Friday, December 3, 2010


VFW party

The annual Christmas party of the Ladies Auxiliary to Nesquehoning Memorial VFW Post 8008 will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 14, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Lengyel's Restaurant.

Those planning to attend should contact Maureen Hirochek at (570) 669-9578 as soon as possible to make their reservations. Deadline for reservations is Dec. 10.

A brief business meeting will be held before dinner, with President Amanda Breiner presiding.

NCFC auxiliary party

Friday, December 3, 2010


First Congregational Church

Morning Worship will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, followed by Sunday School for all ages.

The church board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6.

Confirmation class will begin meeting every Sunday at 12:30 p.m. beginning Dec. 5

Thursday, December 2, 2010


Borough council

The Lansford Borough Council has scheduled its monthly committee/council meetings for December as follows:

Tonight - Grants Committee, 6:30.

Friday, Dec. 3 - budget workshop (borough office, 26 E. Patterson St.), 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 8 - council meeting, 6:30 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 13 - Facility Planning Committee (borough office), 6:30 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 27 - Public Safety Committee, 6:30 p.m.; and Public Works Committee, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 28 - Municipal Administration Committee (borough office), 6 p.m.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Summit Hill

Lions Club

Members of the Summit Hill Lions Club will be participating in the tree decorating event at The Summit Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lehighton.

The event will take place tomorrow. For more information, contact club president, Dr. Kenneth Vermillion.

The club's annual Christmas party will be held on Sunday, Dec. 19, at 6 p.m. at Macaluso's at The Lantern, Nesquehoning.

Scripture sharing

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

St. John's Lutheran

Each Wednesday at 7 p.m., St. John's Lutheran Church, 1 E. Abbott St., Lansford, holds an informal worship: a spiritual, peaceful evening service with Holy Communion. All are welcome to this relaxed, brief evening prayer.

For those who wish to come early, a simple supper is served at 6 p.m., followed by a brief adult and children's Bible study at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call the Rev. Marjorie Keiter, (570) 645-0356.


Woman's club

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Benefit volleyball game at PVMS

Panther Valley School District will be doing a volleyball student vs. faculty tournament this year on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m.. at the Panther Valley Middle school.

The school is involving the students this year, especially since Cody Cinicola is currently battling cancer and is going through treatments right now at Children's Hospital in Philadelphia.

The doors will open at 5 p.m. with the kitchen being open with many foods available (haluski, turkey bbq, beef bbq) just to name a few.

Monday, November 22, 2010

The Nesquehoning Recreation Center will hold a Christmas party for children of Nesquehoning, 10 years of age and younger. Call (570) 669-6456 by Wednesday to make reservations. There is no bingo at the center this Wednesday. The Christmas party will be held at 6 p.m. on Dec. 13.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Due to the Christmas party, the Panther Valley Golden Agers will not hold a meeting on Monday, Nov. 22.

Friday, November 19, 2010


Diocesan board

The Rev. Kenneth A. Medve, pastor of St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Lansford, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Diocese of Allentown's Catholic Charities Appeal.

The appointment was announced recently by the Most Rev. John O. Barres, D.D., Bishop of Allentown.

Medve will serve a three-year term that begins immediately and will run through June 13, 2013.

Scholarship program

Thursday, November 18, 2010


Christmas party

The St. Ann Society, Branch No. 140, will hold its annual Christmas party on Sunday, Dec. 5, at the Lantern, Nesquehoning. The dinner will be served at 1:30 p.m.

Members planning to attend are asked to contact Louise Dunstan, (570) 645-4354.

Summit Hill

To host bloodmobile

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, will sponsor a bloodmobile visit by the Miller-Keystone Blood Center on Tuesday, Dec. 14, from 2 to 7 p.m., in the church hall.