Friday, January 30, 2015

Panther Valley

Friday, June 13, 2014

Summit Hill

Flag program

The Summit Hill Lions Club is continuing its American flag program in memory and honor of veterans from Summit Hill.

Throughout the "good weather" months, the flag will fly in Ludlow Park in memory or honor of the veterans.

Family members of veterans, or veterans themselves, can request to be scheduled by contacting Joseph O'Gurek, 570-645-5171.

During the week of June 16, the flag will be flown in memory of the late Stanley B. Gieniec Sr. He served as a second lieutenant in the Army during World War II.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Panther Valley

Summer lunch program

A free summer lunch program will be offered for children at the following locations:

Ÿ Summit Hill Heritage Center, 1 W. Hazard St.,

Ÿ Grace Community Church, 15 W. Ridge St. Lansford

Ÿ Christ Redeemer Church building, 151 Third St., Coaldale.

Beginning June 16, lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday for children under the age of 18.

The menu for the coming week (subject to change) is as follows:

Ÿ Monday: Baked chicken stewed with carrots, baguette, banana.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014


Community yard sale

The Coaldale community yard sale will take place on June 14, July 12 and Aug. 9. No permit is needed. There is a fee to rent a spot at the Complex. Call 570-645-6310 for more information.

New window hours

Coaldale borough has new hours of operation for its window. They are: Mondays from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; and Wednesday from noon until 3 p.m.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Panther Valley

Golden Agers

The Panther Valley Golden Agers will meet on Monday, June 9 at St. John's Slovak Lutheran Church Social Hall, 1 E. Abbott St. in Lansford beginning at 1 p.m.

The guest speaker will be a representative from Diakon Agency. Bingo is scheduled to be played.

Hospitality committee for June and July will be Violet McHugh and Mary Ann Yusella.

Individuals who have not paid their 2014 dues are asked to do so at this time.

Teen movie night

Friday, May 30, 2014

Summit Hill

Contests winners

The Summit Hill Memorial Day Parade Committee has announced the winners of two contests it held in conjunction with the Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 26.

Judging for the home-decorating contest was done by out-of-town residents on Sunday, May 25.

The winners included: first place, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dubosky, 117 E. Hazard St.; second place, Mr. and Mrs. John Polak, 238 W. White St.; and third place, Jim McHugh, 448 W. White St. The winners received cash prizes of $100, $50 and $25, respectively.

Thursday, May 29, 2014


Conservation Club

A special meeting of the Nesquehoning Conservation Club has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday June 4 at Sonny's Pond at the Nature Park.

The past derby and possibly stocking the pond will be discussed.

Members are encouraged to attend.


Teen movie night

Panther Valley Public Library will host a teen movie night at 6 p.m. Friday, June 6. The movie is being held in conjunction with the library's Summer Reading Program.

This event is open to teens 13 and older.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Summit Hill

St. Paul's Lutheran Church

On Sunday holy communion worship service will be held at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's. A church council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10.

The Altar Guild is taking orders for red geraniums to be displayed in the church for the Day of Pentecost on June 8 with a deadline to order of June 1. Contact Daryl Marshall at the church to order or send orders to the church at P.O. Box 55, Summit Hill.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Golden Agers

The Annual Memorial Mass was held on May 12 at St. Joseph R.C. Church in Summit Hill. Fifteen candles were lit for each deceased member as the name was called.

The congregation provided the Hymns. Following the liturgy members gathered for a social. Mother's Day and armed forces songs were sung at the gathering.

There will be no meeting on May 26 due to Memorial Day. The next meeting will be Monday, June 9.

The guest speaker will be Sue Johns, a representative from Diakon Agency.


Memorial Day parade

Thursday, May 22, 2014



of officers

Nesquehoning Memorial VFW Post 8008 and its ladies auxiliary will hold joint Installation of Officers at 7 p.m. Friday.

All officers should be present.

Auxiliary members are requested to bring a dessert item.

Summit Hill

Food pantry

Food distribution dates for the Summit Hill Food Pantry will be Tuesdays, May 27, June 24, July 22, Aug. 26, Sept. 23, Oct. 28 and Mondays, Nov. 24 and Dec. 22.

Distribution will take place between 10-11:30 a.m.

Friday, May 16, 2014

VFW Ladies Auxiliary sets special meeting

A special meeting of the Nesquehoning VFW Ladies Auxiliary will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday.

The purpose of the meeting will be for electing officers for 2014-15.

It is imperative that all members attend this important meeting for the future of the auxiliary.