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Friday, April 22, 2011

Easter Egg Hunt

St. Matthew's UCC of Kunkletown will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 23 at 2 p.m. in the picnic grove, weather permitting.

If weather does not permit, then it will be held in the church's social hall.

If you would like to donate hard-boiled colored Easter eggs or filled plastic eggs for the egg hunt, please drop them off at the church by noon Saturday, April 23.

The Sunday School will hold program practice at 1 p.m., before the egg hunt.

Easter service

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Salem St. Paul news

SSP will celebrate Maundy Thursday on Thursday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. with communion and stripping of the altar. Good Friday Services will be Service of Shadows at 7:30 p.m. and Easter Services will be at 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with Holy Communion.

Blood drive

The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive at Getz Personal Care Home, located on Route 534 in Jonas, on Saturday, April 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Appointments are recommended. Call 800-432-8045, ext. 2150 to schedule an appointment, or for more information.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Happy music

The Spring Pops was presented by the Pleasant Valley Choral Society this past weekend with the theme of Rockin at the Theater!, under the direction of Dorothy Mohr.

The society will soon be soliciting membership for the holiday concert set for 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, and at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 11.

For information about the group, visit

Lions meet

The Western Pocono Lions Club will welcome PDG Judy Dudley at the club's meeting on Wednesday, April 20, at Ye Ole Saylors Inn.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Eldred Township Historical Society

The next meeting of the Eldred Township Historical Society will be Tuesday, April 19 at 7 p.m. at the township municipal building. The guest speaker will be Don Hoffner who will talk about and demonstrate the art of flintknapping. Knapping is the shaping of flint, chert, obsidian or stone to make stone tools, strikers for flintlock firearms and arrowheads. This presentation is open to the public.

Mrs. Bush's needs volunteers

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

PV School Board

The Pleasant Valley School District school board will meet at 8 p.m., Thursday, April 14, in the district offices in Brodheadsville.

Give and Take Day

As part of Chestnuthill Township's 41st Anniversary Earth Day Activities, Close the Loop, LLC will be coordinating a Give and Take Day on Saturday, April 16, at the Chestnuthill Township Park on Route 715 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Give and Take Days are a way to reuse items that are too good to throw away, but one doesn't have a use for anymore.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Lenten service

The next Lenten service will be on Wednesday, April 13 at Salem-St. Paul Lutheran Church in Kresgeville. Guest preacher will be Pastor Sharon Temple. Soup and sandwich hour will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the service will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Chestnut Ridge Seniors

The Chestnut Ridge Seniors will meet on Thursday, April 14 at 11 a.m. at the Kunkletown Volunteer Fire Co. Wear your Easter bonnet. There will be Easter eggs and cupcakes. Bring a bag lunch. They will be playing bingo.

Easter Cantata

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Cornerstone Community Baptist Church

There will be a free Community Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, April 9 from 4 -7 p.m. All are welcome.

Blood drive

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

50th reunion

The Pleasant Valley High School Class of 1961 is looking for classmates in order to formulate a 50-year class reunion.

Contact Adele at (570) 629-5718, Marlene at (727) 559-7915 or Becky via email at, with information about any class member.

Lions blood drive

The Western Pocono Lions Club blood drive held Thursday, March 31, netted 35 units of blood. The club thanks all who donated and encourages residents to give at other blood drives.

PVEN Board

Friday, April 1, 2011

Lenten service

The next Lenten service will be held at Salem UCC in Gilbert on Wednesday, April 6. The Rev. Brian Holben will be the guest preacher.

Soup and sandwich hour begins at 6:30 p.m. and the service will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Historical society meeting

The Polk Township Historical Society will meet on Monday, April 4 at 7 p.m. at the Polk Township Municipal Building in Kresgeville.

The evening's program will be a presentation and discussion of the Polk High School Class of 1938.

This will be the first in a series of presentations they have planned regarding the early years of Polk High School.

Several members of the early classes are planning to attend and share their memories and experiences.