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Published February 03. 2010 05:00PM

Summit Hill

Heritage center

A meeting for all parties interested in using the Summit Hill Heritage Center, the former St. Paul United Church of Christ, will be held on Monday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m.

The center is operated by a nonprofit organization and currently houses the Summit Hill Food Bank and serves as a meeting place for the local Boy Scouts and for yoga classes. Future plans include formation of a Girl Scout troop and the hosting of music programs, cultural events and fun nights for the young and old.

Anyone interested in the center can attend the meeting.

Catholic schools

The weeklong observance of Catholic Schools Week will continue at Our Lady of the Angels Academy, Lansford, on Thursday and Friday. On Thursday, the students will participate in "Dress to Express Day," in which they will dress up to the vocation to which they aspire. On Friday, the observance will close with a Mass at 9 a.m., to be officiated by Bishop John O. Barres, followed by an appreciation luncheon for faculty and staff.

SH genealogy

Summit Hill residents having genealogy information that they wish to share with the Summit Hill Historical Society are invited to do so. The society maintains a "library" of information and is contacted "at least once a month" from persons seeking such information, according to society President Lee Mantz.

Member Carol Miller has conducted the research for inquiries.

Persons interested in adding to the data can do so by contacting Maxine Vermillion at or they can send it to SHHS, P.O. Box 41, Summit Hill, Pa. 18250.


Group to reorganize

The Lansford Babe Ruth organization will hold a reorganization meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post Home. All coaches and officers are urged to attend.

For more information, contact Mike Turanno, (570) 645-9754, or Josie Uher, 645-2407.

Bloodmobile planned

St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Lansford, will sponsor a Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile visit to town on Monday, Feb. 15, as part of the Panther Valley Community project "Saving Lives ... One Pint at a Time."

The bloodmobile will be in the church hall from noon to 6:30 p.m. To schedule a donation time, call coordinator John Karnish, (570) 645-3994.

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