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Panther Valley news

Published April 06. 2011 05:00PM

Fire training

Live fire training will be held in Lansford by the firefighters on either April 9 or 10 and will cease around 5 p.m.

The training will take place at the Dock Street Training Grounds in Lansford.

Area residents may experience some smoke from the training.

Golden Agers

Forty members of the Panther Valley Golden Agers attended the March meeting. President Ronnie Bazik opened the meeting with a prayer "Thankful for Each Season."

Ten members were present for the January, February, and March birthday occasion. Provaznik Flowers donated the centerpiece.

Therapist Joe Paluck MS from Wellness Rehab of St. Luke's Miners Hospital gave a presentation on preventing heart problems and bone fractures. The importance of exercise and proper nutrition was stressed.

The next meeting will be held on April 11 at 1 p.m. at St. Joseph Hall in Summit Hill. Chorus will begin at 11 a.m. Members will display their Easter bonnets.


VFW auxiliary

A meeting nominating and electing new officers will take place for the Nesquehoning Ladies Auxiliary on Tuesday, April 12, at 6:30 p.m.

Mandy Briener, president, will be in charge.

OMEGA health screen

The OMEGA Health Screen performed by Quest Diagnostics will be held on Saturday, April 30 from 7-9:30 a.m. at Lehigh Carbon Community College in Nesquehoning.

The screening is sponsored by the Nesquehoning Woman's Club.

To preregister call 1-800-776-6342 Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.



The Coaldale lions will meet on Tuesday, April 12 at the Viennese Villa in town. The meeting will begin at 5:45 p.m. President Robert E. Ames, will preside.

On Tuesday, April 26, the Lions will meet again in a joint meeting hosted by the Summit Hill Lions at the Parkview Inn in Summit Hill. The Coaldale Lions and the Tamaqua Lions will attend this meeting, starting at 6 p.m.

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