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Friday, May 28, 2010

After the Nesquehoning Borough Council came out of executive session for personnel reasons this week additional items were discussed. Missing from this month's council meeting were council men Michael Sniscak and Frank DiMiceli.

Mayor Tony Walck mentioned that the Memorial Day Parade in town will form at 8 a.m. at the Nesquehoning Recreation Center and begin march at 8:30 a.m.

The Crime Watch meeting will be held this month on June 15 at 7 p.m at the Borough Hall.

Friday, May 28, 2010

The lineup for the Nesquehoning Memorial Day Parade will form at the Nesquehoning Recreation Center at 8 a.m. on Monday.

Marchers will step out into the line of march at 8:30 a.m. They will stop for salutes at the VFW Monument and St. Patrick's Cemetery on West Catawissa Street. They will proceed to the Nesquehoning VFW where a ceremony will be held.

Featured as the guest speaker will be Craig Strohl. All are invited to the patriotic ceremony.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Summit Hill

Congregation to meet

St. Paul Lutheran Church, Summit Hill, will hold a special congregational meeting on Sunday, June 6, immediately following the worship service.

Items to be discussed are the expense ratio with Zion Lutheran Church, Nesquehoning, the Simply Giving Program, and consideration of selling the parsonage.

The church council encourages all members to attend this important meeting that is vital to the future of St. Paul's.


Wednesday, May 26, 2010


Joint Installation of Officers of Nesquehoning Memorial VFW Post 8008 will be held on Friday, May 28, beginning at 7 p.m. All post and auxiliary officers should be present by 6:30 p.m. for pictures. A social hour will follow the ceremony.

Auxiliary members are reminded to bring a dessert.

All members are welcome and invited to attend the ceremony to meet and greet their new officers for the 2010-2011 year.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Summit Hill police announced parking regulations for the annual Memorial Day parade scheduled for Monday, May 31. The regulations take effect starting at 9 a.m. Vehicles not moved will be ticketed and towed at the owner's expense.

No parking on Market St., from Hazard to Holland; no parking on Ludlow, from Chestnut to and including Coal; no parking White, from Maple to Coal; no parking Ludlow, from Maple and Elm; no parking Elm, from Ludlow to Hazard; and no parkiong on Elm.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Free dinner

The free community dinner sponsored by the Meed's Methodist Church will be held on Wednesday, May 26 from 5-7 p.m. at the church. This month's dinner will be spaghetti and meatballs.

Banner donated to

St. John Orthodox

The 75th Anniversary Banner for St. John's Orthodox Church, Nesquehoning, was donated by Margaret Kokinda in memory of her parents and founders of the church, Stefan and Susan Mellon.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The 75th Anniversary Banner for St. John's Orthodox Church, Nesquehoning, was donated by Margaret Kokinda in memory of her parents and founders of the church, Stefan and Susan Mellon.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Summit Hill

SHHS contest

The Summit Hill Historical Society is running a contest in the museum window, 12 E. Ludlow St. Residents are basked to name as many of the people pictured in the photograph currently on display there.

Entry forms are located in the mail box outside the museum. The contest will run through the Memorial Day weekend, May 31, and the winner will be announced on June 1.

Food distribution

The Summit Hill Food Pantry distributes food to those in need usually on the fourth Tuesday of the month between 10 a.m. and noon.

Thursday, May 20, 2010


Vacation Bible School

St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Lansford, has announced the dates of its upcoming Vacation Bible School. It will take place on the mornings of July 26-28.

Registrations will be accepted on June 12-13 and 19-20 after all of the weekend Masses in the parish office.

The theme will be "Rain Forest."

The school is open to children 4-10 from any of the Catholic parishes of the area.

To visit parish

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Summit Hill

Historical society

The Summit Hill Historical Society will meet tonight at 7 o'clock at the museum on East Ludlow Street. Lee Mantz, president, will be in charge of the session.

The agenda will include discussions on a computer and peripherals; the Memorial Day weekend, including the society's float for the parade; and various fundraisers.

Lions to meet

The Summit Hill Lions Club will meet on Tuesday, May 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the Parkview Inn.

This will be the club's last regular meeting before summer.