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Panther Valley

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Lansford

Borough meetings

Lansford Borough officials have announced the council's meetings that are scheduled for the month of July.

All of the sessions will be held in the Lansford Community Center, unless otherwise noted.

The schedule is as follows:

Thursday, July 1, Grants Committee, 6:30 p.m.

Monday, July 12, Facility Planning Committee, 6:30 p.m. in the borough office.

Wednesday, July 14, Borough Council, 6:30 p.m.

Monday, July 26, Public Safety Committee, 6:30 p.m.

Monday, July 26, Public Works Committee, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Summit Hill

St. Gabe's procession

Members of the St. Gabriel's Club, Summit Hill, will revive an old tradition in Summit Hill in conjunction with the St. Joseph Parish Festival that is scheduled for the weekend of July 16-18.

Members will hold a procession in honor of St. Gabriel, for whom the Italian-American Society is named.

The procession will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 18. Members will process with the statue of St. Gabriel through the west end of town, along with the children from the parish's First Communion class.

Monday, June 28, 2010

The Summit Hill Crime Watch will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in the Summit Hill Borough Hall. All interested residents are welcome.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Golden Agers

The meeting of the Panther Valley Golden Agers on June 14 opened with a Flag Day Prayer given by Vice President Shirley Pavlick. It was followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of "God Bless America."

Twelve birthday celebrants for April, May, and June were honored. "Happy Birthday" was sung by the members and a Byzantine hymn was sung by Alex Shereba. Rose Mary Mikulski was the winner of the floral arrangement donated by Porvaznik's Florist. Kennedy Pharmacy donated birthday gifts.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

PV graduation pictures

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.

Summit Hill

SHCIO to meet

A special meeting of the Summit Hill Community Improvement Organization will be held on Monday, June 28, at 7 p.m. in the borough hall. Members will be discussing a Labor Day fundraiser and the Ludlow Park Project. Borough residents are welcome to join the organization and offer ideas to improve the town.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Wednesday evening worship

At 7 p.m. each Wednesday, St. John's Lutheran Church, 1 E. Abbott St., Lansford, holds an informal worship: a spiritual, peaceful evening service with Holy Communion.

All are welcome to this relaxed, brief evening prayer. For those who wish to come early, a simple supper is served at 6 p.m., followed by a brief Bible study at 6:30.

For more information, call the Rev. Marjorie Keiter, (570) 645-0356.

Summit Hill crime watch

The Summit Hill Crime Watch will hold a meeting on Monday, June 28 at 7 p.m. in the Summit Hill Borough Hall.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Cyber Safety Workshop

A Cyber Safety Workshop will be presented by the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office on Thursday, July 8, at First Congregational Church, 123 E. Ruddle St., Coaldale.

Youngsters in kindergarten through fifth grade will meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Students in sixth through 12th grades will meet at 6:30 p.m.

Topics will include: Safe Surf, MySpace, Facebook and Cyber Bullying.

The workshop is open to anyone interested in attending.

For more information, call Lori at (570) 645-4480.

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.