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Panther Valley

Monday, June 21, 2010

The Panther Valley High School graduates who purchased graduation handshake photos from Flexer Photo Studios can pick them up in the high school office between 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Coaldale's recycling schedule will change as of Tuesday, July 6. All recycling will be picked up by Tamaqua Transfer. The pickup will be every two weeks on a Tuesday; the entire town will be done on that day.

Pickup dates for July are July 6 and July 20.

All recycling must be placed at the curb the night before pickup. The borough will no longer have a drop-off area.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Summit Hill

Methodist Charge

The schedule for the Summit Hill/Coaldale United Methodist Charge for Sunday, June 20, is as follows:

Worship services will be held at 10 a.m. in the Summit Hill United Methodist Church and at 11 a.m. in the Coaldale United Methodist Church. The Rev. Burgess Gordon, pastor, will officiate at both services.

The adult Sunday school will meet at 10 a.m. in the Coaldale church.

Panther Valley

Band boosters

The Panther Valley Band Boosters will meet on Thursday, June 24, at 7 p.m. in the high school band room.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Coaldale

First Congregational Church

Morning Worship in celebration of Father's Day will be held at First Congregational Church at 9 a.m. Sunday, June 20

Vacation Bible School begins Monday, June 21, and continues through Friday, June, 25, from 6-8 p.m. daily. Activities will include: opening exercise, lessons, snacks, song practice and crafts.

The theme for the week is "Heroes."

The closing service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, June 25, following the school session from 6-7 p.m.

For more information or to register, call (570) 645-9426.

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."