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Published April 01. 2010 05:00PM

Conservation Club

The Nesquehoning Conservation Club will hold a meeting on April 7 at 6:30 p.m., at MapleShade Meadows.

Members are urged to attend this meeting as plans for the upcoming Children's Fishing Derby on May 8 will be finalized.

The 2010 dues can be paid at the meeting or to any club officer.

Don't forget to bring your Redner's Save A Tapes to the meeting.

A thank you goes out to all the volunteers who helped with the stream work this past Saturday.

The club is planning another event for Saturday, April 10.

Shade Tree plans

The Summit Hill Shade Tree Commission will be conducting its annual Arbor Day planting of memorial trees on Saturday, April 24.

The ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. in Memorial Park, adjacent to the Post Office.

Trees will be planted in various parks in the borough and will be ordered in the next few weeks. Anyone wishing to purchase a tree in memory or honor of someone may contact Lou Vermillion, (570) 645-9772, or John Kupec, (570) 645-9466.

The public is invited to the ceremony and volunteers are always welcome to help with the plantings. Since the Shade Tree ordinance was enacted in 2000, the commission and volunteers have planted over 400 trees in the parks and along the streets in Summit Hill.

Community service

The Good Friday community service will be held on Friday, April 2, at 3 p.m. in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill.

Legion to meet

The monthly meeting of American Legion Post 316, Summit Hill, will be held on Monday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the post home.

Commander W. Kevin O'Donnell will be in charge of the session.

The first nominations of officers will take place.

A meeting of the Home Association will immediately follow the post's meeting.

Committee meetings

The Lansford Borough Council has scheduled the following committee meetings for the month of April:

Wednesday, April 14, regular council meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Monday, April 26, Public Safety Committee meeting at 6:30 p.m., and Public Works Committee meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 27, Municial Administration Committee meeting at 6 p.m.

Thursday, April 29, Parks and Recreation Committee meeting at 6:30 p.m.; and Community Development, Planning, Zoning and Ordinance Committee meeting at 7:15 p.m.

All of the meetings will be held at the Lansford Community Center, with the exception of Municipal Administration Committee meeting, which will be held at the borough building, 26 E. Patterson St.

Easter egg hunt

St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Lansford, is planning its first (and possibly annual) Easter egg hunt for Saturday, April 3, beginning at 1 p.m. in the church parking lots.

All parish families with children and grandchildren, ages birth to 10, are invited to participate.

To register, call the parish office between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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