Saturday, April 19, 2014

Panther Valley

Thursday, December 31, 2009


Conservation club

The Nesquehoning Conservation Club will hold a meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at MapleShade Meadows. Installation of officers will take place.

Planning for the upcoming fishing derby and youth pheasant hunt next fall will start this month. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Don McGorry or Greg Pecha.

NCFC auxiliary

Members of the New Columbus Fire Company will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 5 at 7 p.m. at the fire company. Gerry McConnon, president, will conduct the meeting.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Lord's Supper

The Service of the Lord's Supper will be conducted at First Congregational Church, Coaldale, at the 9 a.m. Worship Service Sunday, Jan. 3.

Sunday School will follow at 10 a.m.

Services will be held at St. Luke's-Miners Memorial at 11 a.m. and at MapleShade, Nesquehoning, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Summit Hill

St. Paul Lutheran

Members of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Summit Hill, are reminded that the Rev. John Hazel, pastor, will be on vacation through Jan. 2. Anyone in need of pastoral assistance during that time is asked to contact Pastor Marjorie Keiter, (570) 645-0356.

SHCIO to meet

The Summit Hill Community Improvement Organization will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, in the borough hall. Debra Ranck, president, will be in charge of the session.

Borough council

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Free lunch

The Meed's Methodist Church will offer free lunches to children on Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 30 and 31, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Thursday, December 24, 2009

The Coaldale House Decorating Contest sponsored by C.H.O.S.E. was held Thursday evening. Winners were first place Ronald Plocinik, 251 First St., second place Richard Murphy, 35 West High St., and third place Terry Matukonis, 32 Miner St.

Judging was done by members of the Lansford Fire Company.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009


Christmas program

The Children's Christmas Program will be presented at First Congregational Church, Coaldale, at 9 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 27.

In addition, the White Gift presentations will be made during the program.


Crime watch

The next Crime Watch meeting in Nesquehoning will be held on Jan. 12 at 7 p.m in the borough hall.

Summit Hill

Methodist Charge

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Trinity Lutheran Church

On Thursday, Dec. 24, the Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion service will be held at 8 p.m.

The regular Sunday morning worship service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 27 at 9 a.m.

Everyone is welcome to attend these services.


Free children's lunch

A free children's lunch will be served on Dec. 30 and 31 from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. at the Meed's Methodist Church, West Catawissa Street, Nesquehoning.

Monday, December 21, 2009

Tax information

Coaldale Borough Tax Collector Catherine Papesh reminds borough residents the final day to make tax payments for 2009 is Dec. 31. Postmarks will be accepted.

The office will be closed from Thursday through Monday, Dec. 24-28. The tax collector will be open Tuesday through Thursday, Dec. 28-31, during regular hours to accept final payments.

The office will also be closed Jan. 1-4.

Monday, December 21, 2009

St. John's Lutheran Church, 1 E. Abbott St., Lansford, Christmas worship schedule: will begin with Longest Night (Blue Christmas), Monday, Dec. 21, 7 p.m., a quiet, meditative candlelight Communion service for those who are hurting, grieving, living through dark times Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 7 p.m. Candlelight worship with Holy Communion Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 10:30 a.m. Relaxed worship-carols and Holy Communion (casual dress) Sunday, Dec. 27, 9 a.m. Worship with carols and Holy Communion.

Friday, December 18, 2009


First Congregational Church

The children and youth of the church will present a special Christmas Program and White Gift ceremony at 9 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, in the church. Sunday School will be held at 10 a.m.

Other services and activities for the week of Dec. 20 include the following:

Wednesday, Dec. 23 - 6:30 p.m. Choir rehearsal.

Thursday, Dec. 24 - 7 p.m. Christmas Candlelight Service and program of Christmas in scripture and carols.

Sunday, Dec. 27 - 9 a.m. Morning Worship; 10 a.m. Sunday School.