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Published September 30. 2010 05:00PM

Summit Hill

Boy Scout troop

Boy Scout Troop 743, Summit Hill, is seeking new members. The troop meeting room is located in the Summit Hill Heritage Center in a room designed, remodeled and maintained by the troop.

The scouts meet each Sunday night at 6-8 o'clock at the center, which is the former St. Paul UCC Church, Hazard and Chestnut streets.

All boys ages 11-18, or in the fifth grade or higher, are invited to register.

For more information, call Anne, 645-5142, or go to

Fall cleanup plans

Summit Hill Borough officials have announced the schedule for the town's annual fall cleanup. It is as follows:

On Thursday, Oct. 7, refuse will be picked up on the east side of town, along with Knepper's Trailer Court and East and West White Bear drives.

On Tuesday, Oct. 12, refuse will be picked up on the west side of town, along with Laurel Drive and East and West Mountaintop roads.

Items to be picked up include tires (no more than five), tire rims, auto body parts, refrigerators, freezers, vending machines, dehumidifiers, water coolers, heat pumps, washers, dryers and stoves. All items must have all chemicals removed from them and their doors taken off. In addition, up to 10 bags of garbage will be collected.


Borough meetings

The schedule of meetings for Lansford Borough Council officials for the month of October is as follows:

Oct. 3 - Grants Committee, 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 11- Facility Planning Committee, 6:30 p.m. (Borough Office, 26 E. Patterson St.)

Oct. 13 - Borough Council, 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 25 - Public Safety Committee, 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 25 - Public Works Committee, 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 26 - Municipal Administration, 6 p.m. (Borough Office, 26 E. Patterson St.).

Oct. 28 - Parks & Recreation Committee, 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 28 - Community Development, Planning, Zoning & Ordinance Committee, 7:15 p.m.

All meetings will be held in the Lansford Community Center, unless otherwise noted.

St. Vincent de Paul

The St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Lansford, helps to provide food to the needy. Members are collecting non-perishable food items that they donate to the town food pantry.

Among the suggested items are peanut butter, jelly, crackers, canned fruit, cereal, spaghetti, spaghetti sauce, tuna, beef stew, soups, instant potatoes, macaroni and cheese and other canned items. They can be dropped off at the church.

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