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Friday, November 15, 2013

Tree lighting

There will be a Tree Lighting ceremony at 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 24 at the Eldred Township municipal building. There will be caroling and cookies and hot chocolate.

Donna Diehl is asking everyone to donate one Christmas tree ornament. Also, there will be a bin for anyone to bring a new unwrapped toy for the Toys For Tots program. If you have any questions, call Donna at 610-381-3392.

Historical society

The Eldred Township Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the Eldred Township municipal building. It is open to anyone.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

PVI PAC meeting

Pleasant Valley Intermediate will hold a PAC meeting at 6 o'clock this evening in the library to discuss issues involving the Pleasant Valley School District.

Red Cross Blood Drive

A blood drive will be held from 1-6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19 at Cornerstone Community Church, located on H.T.Y. Rd and Polk Township Road in Kresgeville. Walk-ins are welcome and appointments are encouraged. Contact the American Red Cross at 800-RED-Cross or go online at to schedule an appointment.

Young at Heart Seniors

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Medicare comparisons

The Monroe County Area Agency on Aging APPRISE program will have free plan comparisons for Medicare beneficiaries. Limited appointments will be taken at Kinsley's ShopRite Community Room, Brodheadsville, from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

For an appointment call 570-420-3735.

Blood drive

Wawa in Brodheadsville is the site for a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. Thursday. To schedule an appointment, call 800-RED-CROSS

PVMS meeting

The Pleasant Valley Middle School PAC/PTO will meet at 2 p.m., Thursday at the middle school.

Friday, November 8, 2013

St. Matthew's UCC

If you are interested in becoming a new member of St. Matthew's UCC, the Rev. Suzanne Brooks-Cope will be holding a New Member Orientation Session on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 610-381-2442.

Rev. Brooks-Cope's Bible Study class on "When Grief Breaks Your Heart" is 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 12. The study can help those through difficult times of loss, whether it be a loved one, a job, or any other kind of loss.

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Safe Haven Pet Rescue

Safe Haven Pet Rescue will hold an adoption day from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17, at Tractor Supply, Route 209, Brodheadsville. There will be many young dogs available for to meet. A pre-adoption application with references and a home visit is required before adoption.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Pet Adoption Fair

The Western Pocono Community Library, Brodheadsville, is offering a pet adoption fair at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. There will be no live animals.

WPCL auditions

Storybook Theatre auditions will be held at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13 for major productions to be performed in February 2014. Storybook Theatre is the library's Teen Drama club, open to any student in grades 7-12, in any school district, or home-schooled. They are always looking for new talent, in front of the curtain and behind.

PVEN board

Friday, November 1, 2013

St. Matthew's

St. Matthew's UCC thanks everyone who donated candy for the Trunk or Treat event.

If you are interested in becoming a new member of St. Matthew's, the Rev. Suzanne Brooks-Cope, pastor, will offer a New Members Orientation Session at 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 10. Contact her at 610-381-2442.

The pastor is conducting a Bible Study class on "When Grief Breaks Your Heart" at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays.

The study can help those through difficult times of loss, whether it be a loved one, a job, or any other kind of loss.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Crime Watch meeting

The regular Polk Township Crime Watch meeting will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6 at the Polk Township municipal building, located on Polk Township Road.

Historical society

Polk Township Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4 at the Polk Township municipal building. All are invited to attend.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Masses announced

Our Lady Queen of Peace has announced the upcoming Mass schedule for All Saints, a Holy Day of Obligation, for 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31 and at 8 a.m., 12:10 p.m. and 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 1, All Souls' Day (Memorial Mass). On Saturday, Nov. 2, Mass will be celebrated at 8 a.m.

Celebrating Halloween

Effort United Methodist Church Pre-School will host a Halloween parade and party Thursday.

Special visitor

Friday, October 25, 2013

PVEN's needs list

PVEN has sent out a list of needs: toddler and infant snow pants; boys' clothes sizes 4-18, especially jeans; men's sweat pants and coats; XL and XXL shirts.

They also need food items like peanut butter, jelly, mac and cheese, tuna, soup, cereal and anything else nonperishable.

All items can be dropped off at St. Matthew's UCC during office hours of Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. and Sundays from 8-11:30 a.m.

Trick or Treat