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Panther Valley

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Summit Hill

Presbyterian church

Beginning on Sunday, June 20, the Hope of Christ Presbyterian Church, Summit Hill, will be on a summer schedule.

The weekly Sunday morning service will be held at 9:30 a.m. This will continue until Sept. 12, when the worship service will return to normal times. During the summer, there will be no junior choir, Sunday school or adult Bible class.

VBS is planned

The community Vacation Bible School will be held Monday through Friday, July 26-30, at the Hope of Christ Presbyterian Church, Summit Hill.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Coaldale is forming a flag committee to take responsibility for the borough's American flag displays.

A meeting for anyone interested in joining is scheduled for 7 p.m., June 21 at the American Legion Post 170.

The meeting is open to all Coaldale-based nonprofit organizations.

Officers will be elected, and the group plans to discuss fundraising and how the town will display its flags for veterans' and summer holidays.

Refreshments will be served.

C.H.O.S.E. hosts movie night

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Summit Hill

Historical society

The Summit Hill Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 16, at 7 p.m. in the society's museum on East Ludlow Street. Lee Mantz, president, will be in charge of the session.

Members will discuss the Memorial Day parade, computer software issues for the museum, the rededication/tours of the GAR Cemetery, the upcoming picnic and fundraisers.

Mantz will also discuss Dr. Michael Thompson, a doctor in the Tamaqua area, Summit Hill, and then for the railroad in the 1860s.

New members are welcome to attend.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Nesquehoning

Food pantry

The Nesquehoning Food Pantry will held be Thursday, June 17 at Meed's Methodist Church from 1-3:30 p.m.

Free dinner

The free community dinner will be held June 30 from 5-7p.m. at Meed's Methodist Church.

Senior boxes

Senior boxes will be distributed on Friday, June 25 from 10 to noon.

Seniors can also sign up at this time at Meed's Methodist Church.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Nesquehoning

St. Francis parish

St. Francis of Assisi parish will hold a mass for the deaf in the future if there is enough interest. E-mail the rectory at rcpnesq@ptd.net or call (570) 669-6321 if interested.

VFW Ladies Auxiliary

The monthly meeting of the Nesquehoning VFW Ladies Auxiliary was held on June 8, at the Post Home with President Cathy Sommers presiding.

Thanks you notes were received from Verna Lazorchick, Vilma Drigan Sniscak and the Panther Valley JROTC.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Attends conclave

Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Higgins of Nesquehoning and Mrs. Karen Remaley of Lehighton returned home after spending several days attending the 157th Annual Grand Conclave of the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Pennsylvania which was held at the Avalon Hotel in Erie.

The conclave opened with a divine service when the Grand Prelate Richard Stinson delivered the sermon entitled "Narrowing the Gap."

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Summit Hill

Republicans to meet

The Summit Hill Republican Club will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, June 10, at 7 p.m. in the Summit Hill Borough Hall.

Voter registration forms will be available.

President Stephen Redash will be in charge of the meeting and extends an invitation for all to attend. New members are always welcome.

Membership dues for 2010 will also be accepted at this time.

Lansford

OLOA graduation

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Summit Hill

Legion to meet

The monthly meeting of American Legion Post 316, Summit Hill, will be held on Monday, June 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the post home. Commander W. Kevin O'Donnell will be in charge of the session.

A meeting of the Home Association will immediately follow the post's meeting.

Borough council

The monthly meeting of the Summit Hill Borough Council will be held on Monday, June 14, at 7 p.m. in the borough hall. Joseph Weber, president, will be in charge of the session.

Food distribution

Monday, June 7, 2010

Golden agers

The annual installation dinner of the Panther Valley Golden Agers was held May 24 at St. Joseph Hall in Summit Hill. Sixty members were present. The previous officers Ronnie Bazik, president; Shirley Pavlick, vice president; Tootsie Orsulak, secretary; and Mary Ciganek, treasurer; were reinstalled for the coming year. Bernice Strepko conducted the Installation.

Fifteen members of the chorus provided patriotic songs and hymns.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Coaldale

First Congregational Church

Graduates will be honored during the Morning Worship at 9 a.m. Sunday, June 6, at First Congregational Church.

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

Vacation Bible school is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. June 21-25. Children and youth ages 3 to 18 are welcome. To register, call (570) 645-9426.

Summit Hill

Lutheran Church

St. Paul Lutheran Church, Summit Hill, will hold its weekly worship service on Sunday, June 6, at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. John Hazel, pastor, will officiate.