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Panther Valley

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Navy club

The Navy Club will meet on Monday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lansford AMVETS. Stanley Jaroszewski will be in charge. New members are welcome.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Navy club

The Navy Club will meet on Monday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Lansford AMVETS. Stanley Jaroszewski will be in charge. New members are welcome.


St. Mary Church

St. Mary Orthodox Church, Coaldale, has announced its schedule of Easter services as follows:

Wednesday, March 31 - Holy Unction deanery service, 6 p.m. in Frackville.

Holy Thursday, April 1 - Vesperal Liturgy 9:30 a.m.; and Passion gospels, 7 p.m.

Good Friday, April 2 - Royal hours 9 a.m.; Great Vespers and procession, 5 p.m.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

FCSLA plans meeting

The Frances C. Jakabein District of the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association will hold its spring meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 25, in Macaluso's Lantern, Route 209 and 93 in Nesquehoning. Host branches will be Nesquehoning 410 and Hauto 414.

Members of the St. Ann Society of St. Katharine Drexel Church planning to attend should make reservations by calling President Veronica Bazcik at (570) 669-5253 by Saturday, April 10.


Council meeting

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Summit Hill

Anthracite League

The Anthracite Little League (comprised of the former Summit Hill and Nesquehoning leagues) continued its planning for the upcoming season at a meeting held Sunday night.

All levels of play will begin practices this week. Parents can contact president Roobhenn Smith, (570) 645-2272 or 484-547-3522 for additional information.

The league will hold cleanup days at both fields on Saturday, March 27. All parents and/or volunteers are asked to help get the fields ready for the season.

Holy Week schedule

Monday, March 22, 2010

Summit Hill

SHCIO to meet

The Summit Hill Community Improvement Organization will hold a special meeting tonight at 7 o'clock in the training room of the Diligence Fire Company No. 1. The purpose of the session is to discuss tables and chairs for the Community Room that is part of the new fire company complex. All SHCIO members are encouraged to attend.

Legion recognition

American Legion Post 316, Summit Hill, recently recognized three members of the post for years of continuous service.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Golden Agers

The Panther Valley Golden Agers had 47 members present at the last meeting after several months of absence due to inclement weather. President Ronnie Bazik opened the meeting with Bernice Strepko reading "His Touch." Sue Dopira read a brief history of St. Patrick's Day.

Twenty-three birthday celebrants were seated around a table decorated with a St. Patrick's Day theme. Janet Keich won the floral arrangement donated by Porvaznik Florist. Gifts were also donated by Kennedy Pharmacy. Alex Shereba sang the birthday greeting wishing all many happy years.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

The Panther Valley Library, Located at 117 E. Bertsch, Lansford, is looking for volunteers.

If you love books, want to boost your resume, or have to do court ordered or school assigned community service, the library can help you.

The library is looking for people to shelve books, do some data entry, light cleaning, children's programming,etc.

It's a great way to meet new people by giving back to your community. You may volunteer for one to four hours per week, as follows: Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon and 4 -8 p.m., Wednesday 4-6 p.m., and Thursday 6 p.m.

Thursday, March 18, 2010


Zion Lutheran Church

Morning worship begins at 9 a.m. on Sunday. There will be a healing service during worship featuring prayer, scripture and the laying on of hands. Visitors are always welcome. The Rev. John Hazel is pastor, (570) 645-3469.

Breakfast will be served by the ladies auxiliary at 8 a.m. next week before the Palm Sunday service. Please sign the sheet in the back of the church if you will attend.

Woman's club

The next meeting of the Nesquehoning Woman's Club will be the April 5 dinner held at the Lake Hauto home of Nancy Kevilly

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Program for Catholics

The three area Catholic churches will participate in "Encountering the Merciful Savior," an effort to increase the number of Catholics who receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Programs will take place on Tuesdays from 5-7 p.m. in St. Francis of Assisi Church, Nesquehoning; Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Fridays from 10-11 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, Summit Hill; and on Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Fridays from 6-7 p.m. in St. Katharine Drexel Church, Lansford.

Summit Hill

Annual campaign

Monday, March 15, 2010

Summit Hill

Lions to meet

The Summit Hill Lions Club will meet on Tuesday, March 23, at the St. Gabriel's Italian Club, Summit Hill. Dr. Kenneth Vermillion, president, will be in charge of the business session.

Summit Hill Police Chief Joseph Fittos Jr. will be the guest speaker.

Agenda items to be discussed include club members' participation in the upcoming telethon for the Carbon-Tamaqua Unit of the American Cancer Society (April), the recycling of cell phones; and a trip to a Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs game.