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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Cornerstone Community Church

Cornerstone is growing and now offers two worship services. Services are held Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and at 11 a.m. The church offers many programs for men, women, teens and children.

Free clothing and food distribution

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

New contact info

Should anyone have information for the Chestnuthill Column, please send it to the new email address which is arargot3@verizon.net. The new phone number is (717) 933-4024.

Altar & Rosary

The next meeting of the Altar & Rosary Society at our Lady Queen of Peace Church will be at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14 in McCawley Hall. Anyone needing more information can contact Arlene M. at (570) 992-5022.

West End Rotary

Thursday, November 8, 2012

PVI PTO

Pleasant Valley Intermediate will be having its PTO meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 4 p.m. in the library.

Operation: Touch of Home fall shipment

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Thanksgiving dinner

Our Lady Queen of Peace will host its free community Thanksgiving dinner from 3-4 p.m. in McCawley Hall on Sunday, Nov. 11.

Registration must be made by calling (610) 681-6137 and leaving one's name and how many are coming.

Fall Troop Drive

Operation: Touch of Home is having its fall drive for the troops beginning at 3 p.m., Friday, Nov. 9 and continuing through Monday, Nov. 12.

Anyone with questions may call founders Dean and Sharon Green at (570) 977-1724 or email: touchofhome@hotmail.com.

Drama production

Friday, November 2, 2012

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 11 a.m. at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Co. They will be serving a barbecue Thanksgiving meal. They ask for volunteers to bring desserts. They will play bingo and have a turkey raffle.

Exercising seniors

There is a low-impact exercise class for those over 55 at the Kunkletown Vol. Fire Co. every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30-10 a.m.

Trick or Treat

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Historical society meeting

The Polk Township Historical Society will meet on Monday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Polk Township Municipal Building in Kresgeville.

Everyone is invited to attend the meetings and new members are always welcome. For additional information, please call Pat at (610) 681-8984.

Meet Your Friends Night

Pleasant Valley Intermediate School will be holding a Meet Your Friends Night for fourth grade on Friday, Nov. 4 from 3:45-6 p.m. in the school gym. Please make sure to pick up your children promptly.

Daylight-saving time

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Halloween happiness

The Pleasant Valley Leo Club's annual Halloween Costume Drive was a success, with over 300 costumes donated. The individuals who came out expressed their extreme gratitude toward the generosity of the members of the school district and the surrounding community.

Children who arrived at the PVHS's Community Night without costumes were quickly fitted with one of their choice. All those that remained were utilized by the PVHS Clubs in order to make the local children's experiences a bit more whimsical.

Trunk or Treat

Friday, October 26, 2012

Trick or Treat night

Eldred Township's Trick or Treat night is Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 5-8 p.m. If you would like to participate, please have your porch lights turned on.

Mrs. Bush's

Mrs. Bush's Personal Care Homes is extending an open invitation to the community and to kids of all ages to stop by for a Trick or Treat Night on Wednesday, Oct. 31 between 6-7 p.m. It's fun and safe with over 20 rooms to visit plus there will be light refreshments in the cafe.

St. Matthew's

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Bible classes

Bible classes are available for the Pleasant Valley Elementary and Polk Elementary students from 1:30-2:25 p.m. on Fridays at the Cornerstone Community Church (near the PVE school), and for students from the Pleasant Valley Intermediate school from 2:30-3:20 p.m. on Fridays at the same location.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Work still needed

Much work remains to be done on the trail at the West End Regional Park. Work is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 25 from 1:30-6 p.m.

If you are available for an hour or two, please stop by the park. For directions to the park call Bernie Kozen, executive director, at (570) 992-9733.

Reformation Sunday

Many area churches, among them Zion Lutheran in Brodheadsville, will celebrate Reformation Sunday on Sunday, Oct. 28. At that church, a social will follow the 10:30 a.m. service.

Prayer Shawl Ministry