Panther Valley news
The Summit Hill Borough Council will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 13, at 7 p.m. in the borough hall. Joseph Weber, president, will be in charge of the session.
The weekly scripture sharing sessions at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, will be held on Thursday, July 8, at 7 p.m. The sessions are held in the parish rectory.
Legion to meet
The monthly meeting of American Legion Post 316, Summit Hill, will be held on Monday, July 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the post home. Commander W. Kevin O'Donnell will be in charge of the session.
A meeting of the Home Association will immediately follow the post's meeting.
St. Gabe's procession
Members of the St. Gabriel's Club, Summit Hill, will revive an old tradition in Summit Hill in conjunction with the St. Joseph Parish Festival that is scheduled for the weekend of July 16-18.
Members will hold a procession in honor of St. Gabriel, for whom the Italian-American Society is named.
The procession will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 18. Members will process with the statue of St. Gabriel through the west end of town, along with the children from the parish's First Communion class.
Parishioners and friends are invited to join in the procession, followed with the placement of the statue and benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament. This time-honored tradition is aimed at reminding participants and viewers of the Italian heritage.
Parishioners of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, are reminded the parish office is operating on a summer schedule. The office will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Facility Planning Committee of the Lansford Borough Council will meet on Monday, July 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the borough office.
The monthly borough council meeting will take place on Wednesday, July 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the community center. Bob Gaughan, president, will be in charge of the session.