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Published March 09. 2010 05:00PM


Coaches, officers

The Lansford Babe Ruth team will hold a meeting for all coaches and officers on Wednesday, March 10, at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post. Late sign-ups for players will be taken from 6:30 until the meeting time.

Lansford Little League, T-ball and Girls' Softball will hold a meeting for all coaches and officers on Wednesday, March 17, at 7 p.m. at the Legion.

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

Lansford alumni

It's time to make plans for the May 2011 class reunion and a meeting will be held for the Lansford Alumni on Wednesday, March 10 at 2 p.m. at the Sports Zoo.

Anyone who attended or graduated from Lansford High School is invited.

For more information contact Sue Lukac at (570) 645-7458.


Free supper

The next free supper sponsored by the Meed's Methodist Church will be held on Wednesday, March 31. All are welcome.

Summit Hill

Food distribution

The Summit Hill Food Pantry will be open for the distribution of food on March 23 from 10 a.m. to noon. Please remember to bring extra sturdy paper bags for extra food. The pantry is open the fourth Tuesday of each month.

For more information contact Rose Marie Armon at (570) 645-3604 or Sandra Hill at 645-4617.

The following is a list of upcoming distribution dates. April 27, May 25, June 22, July 27, and August 24.

Old cell phones

The Summit Hill Lions Club is collecting old and unwanted cell phones. They can be working or non-working and can be dropped off at the home of Tom and Janel Tirpak, 2 E. Walter St., Summit Hill, or Northeast Chemical and Supply Company, Lansford, or they can be given to members of the club.

Scripture sharing

The weekly scripture sharing sessions at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, will resume on Thursday, March 11, at 7 p.m. in the parish rectory.

Adult workshop

A workshop entitled "Protecting All God's Children" will be held on Wednesday, March 24, from 6-9 p.m. at Our Lady of the Angels Academy, Lansford.

This workshop is mandated for anyone who has contact with youth today in any capacity coaches, teachers, volunteers, etc.

Persons interested in attending can call the school office, (570) 645-7101.

Seeking recipes

The Diligence Fire Company No. 1, Summit Hill, is seeking recipes for a cookbook it is planning. Persons interested in providing their favorite recipes can drop them off at the borough hall, St. Joseph Church, the Presbyterian Church, Hiles Brothers or Breslin's.

They can also be mailed to: Summit Hill Fire Cookbook, P.O. Box 114, Summit Hill, Pa. 18250, or they can be e-mailed to The deadline for submissions is March 31.

Easter egg hunt

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, will sponsor its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 3, beginning at noon on the cemetery grounds behind the church.

Jim and Nancy Filer are once again serving as event coordinators. They are accepting gifts/candy/baskets to give the children.

The age levels of the hunt will be: birth to 3, 3-6, 7-10 and 10-and-up.

Water authority

The Summit Hill Water Authority will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 17, at 7 p.m. in the borough hall. John Michalik, president, will be in charge.

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