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Panther Valley

Friday, May 7, 2010

The Lansford AMVETS Post will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the post home. Commander Michael Frey will conduct the meeting.

Thursday, May 6, 2010


Tax office

The Nesquehoning tax office of Patricia Vito will be closed on Friday, May 7. She will reopen for normal business hours the following week.

VFW auxiliary

Nesquehoning VFW Post 8008 ladies auxiliary will meet on Tuesday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the post home.

President Cathy Sommers will preside. Plans for installation and Memorial Day weekend evens will be discussed and finalized.

Fishing derby

Wednesday, May 5, 2010


Community yard sale

The Coaldale Borough will holds its community yard sale on Saturday, May 15 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Every borough resident is invited to participate free of charge. Residents should put items for sale in their yards by 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 15, and provide their own tables if necessary.

Rain date will be Sunday, May 16.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Summit Hill

Presbyterian church

In celebration of the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 6, the Hope of Christ Presbyterian Church, Summit Hill, will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This will be an opportunity for anyone wishing to come to the church to participate in a time of prayer and meditation. All faiths are welcome.

Legion to meet

Wednesday, May 5, 2010


Borough meetings

The Lansford Borough Council has announced the following committee meetings for the month of May:

Thursday, May 6 - Grants Committee, 6:30 p.m.

Monday, May 10 - Facility Planning Committee, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 12 - Council Meeting, 6:30 p.m.

Monday, May 24 - Public Safety Committee, 6:30 p.m.; and Public Works Committee, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 25 - Municipal Administration meeting, 6 p.m. in the Borough Office.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Golden agers

At the beginning of the April 26 meeting of the Panther Valley Golden Agers, there was a moment of silence observed for past member Jasper Tessitore.

President Bazik opened the meeting with a prayer and Pledge of Allegiance. The Sunshine Lady had only one on the sick list.

On July 12, the group will have a guest speak on the prevention of identity theft. The public is invited to attend.

Members celebrating April, May, and June birthdays will be honored at the June 14 meeting.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Senior center

Fran Craigie, Panther Valley Senior Center manager, has announced that on May 1 there will be pay bingo at 11 a.m. and the Sunshine meeting will be held after lunch.

From May 4 through May 14 the center will be closed due to the Senior Games.

Starting May 17 dice will be played at 11 a.m. May 18 there will be a bus trip to the Sands Casino, leaving at 10 a.m. from CVS. May 19 is pay bingo at 11 a.m. May 20 is Penny bingo at 11 a.m. May 21 the center will be open but there will be shopping on the CCCT leaving at 9:30 a.m.

Friday, April 30, 2010

The Summit Hill High School Class of 1957 will hold a reunion luncheon at noon on Thursday, May 27 at Macaluso's at the Lantern on Route 209 in Nesquehoning.

Invitations have been sent to all class members. Those who have not responded are asked to contact Ann Marie Pisklak Lill at (570) 645-2410 by Friday, May 7.

Lee Mantz, president of the Summit Hill Historical Society, will be the featured speaker following the luncheon. He will speak about the borough's history, with emphasis on the class' alma mater Summit Hill High School, which was built nearly a century ago in 1911.

Friday, April 30, 2010


First Congregational Church

Morning Worship will be conducted at First Congregational Church at 9 a.m. Sunday May 2, followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m.

Nursing home services will be held at St. Luke's Miners at 11 a.m. and at Maple Shade, Nesquehoning, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 5. Choir rehearsal will take place at 6:30 p.m. that evening.

A Mother's Day Service will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 9, with Sunday School at 10 a.m.

Friday, April 30, 2010

Lions club

The Nesquehoning Lions Club has planned its meeting for Monday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the club building. There will be no dinner at this meeting.

Fishing derby

Children of the surrounding area are invited to the Nesquehoning Conservation Club's annual Fishing Derby on May 8. The registration is at 8 a.m. in the parking lot near CVS on Locust Street.

Each child will receive a prize and first place will be a $250 gift card to Cabela's.