Saturday, July 4, 2015


Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Home Association

The West End Home Association is slated to meet tonight at 7:30 at the Legion Post home on Route 209 in Gilbert.

ID safety forum

Sen. Mario Scavello, with co-hosts Reps. Jack Rader, David Parker and Rosemary Brown, will hold an Identity Theft and Cyber Safety forum from 6 to 8 tonight at the Chestnuthill Park Building in Brodheadsville.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Distracted driving

Pleasant Valley High School students will experience the Distracted Driving/DUI Simulator, a computerized driving program that gives students the experience of driving under the influence of alcohol or unexpected distractions. It has been made available by the Pocono Medical Center, the Lehigh Valley Health Network and the Monroe County Community Safety Program.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Lions meet

The Western Pocono Lions Club will meet at the Old Mill Pizza Restaurant in Sciota at tonight. Gathering time is 6:30 p.m., with the meeting beginning at 7 p.m.

Altar and Rosary

The Altar and Rosary Society of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church will have its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. today in McCawley Hall. The new vice president and treasurer will be elected. Women of the parish 18 years and older are welcome to join the group, meet and make new friends and share devotion to the Blessed Mother.

Planning commission

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Eagle fundraiser

Max Gemmell of Saylorsburg is doing his Eagle Scout project for the American Legion Post 927 in Gilbert.

A member of Boy Scout Troop 102, he will be repairing the pavilion behind the Legion with help from other Scouts. The project will include painting, patching holes on the roof, and replacing glass windows, as well as other improvements.

He is having a pasta dinner fundraiser at the Legion in Gilbert from 4 to 8 p.m. April 25 to aid the financial needs of the project. The Western Pocono Lions Clubs has already given him a helping hand.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Eldred announcement

The Community Center in Kunkletown is officially open for business. Tenants are moving in next month, and the township is planning a number of events that officials hope will interest residents, who are encouraged to offer ideas and input for events and presentations.

Some ideas include a community garden, a farmers market, fun dog show, community yard sale and flea market, and a craft show.

The township is seeking volunteers to help coordinate these events, including gardeners who could lend advice on a collaborative gardening effort.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Lenten services

Zion Lutheran Brodheadsville, will have its last midweek Lenten supper and Bible study at 6:15 p.m. and midweek Lenten worship Contemplative Prayer Services at 7:30 p.m. today. That will include a healing service.

Effort Methodist continues with its Lenten services at 7 p.m. today. The topic is Crucified With Criminals, based on Luke 23:39-43.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Lenten services

Effort UMC meets in the sanctuary at 7 p.m. Each week the message will be given by a person from a different area of leadership within the church. Today's focus will be suffering and humiliation based on Mark 15:16-19.

On Sunday there will be a children's choir presentation.

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church offers Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. every Friday in Lent. A fish dinner hosted by the Knights of Columbus will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday in McCawley Hall. There is a cost.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

AARP driver class

This Saturday and next, from 1 to 5 p.m., an AARP Driver Safety Class will be offered at the Chestnuthill Park Building in Brodheadsville. It is for drivers 50 and older, but no AARP membership is required. There is a registration fee.

Class is taught by an unpaid, trained volunteer.

For additional information or to register, contact Roland Vonderheide at 570-819-4006.

A four-hour refresher course, for those who have taken the full course in the past three years, will be offered May 16 at the Chestnuthill Park Building.

Lenten services

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Power of prayer

A Pastors & Ministry Leaders Day of Prayer will be held from 9-11 a.m. March 14.

Participants are asked to come together at Mountaintop Christian Community Church, 113 Pilgrim Way in Brodheadsville. A fellowship breakfast will be served after prayer.

The purpose of the gathering is to strengthen each other through the power of prayer.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Historical society

The Chestnuthill Township Historical Society meeting is set for tonight, beginning at 7 p.m. at Chestnuthill Township Park, Brodheadsville.

It will be Show and Tell Night. Attendees are asked to bring an item, tell the story and pass it around.

Annual dues for 2015 can be paid now.

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