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Summit Hill/Lansford News

Published April 27. 2011 05:00PM

Summit Hill

Veterans' photos

In conjunction with Memorial Day, the Summit Hill Historical Society will again be putting veterans' pictures on display in its museum window. The photographs should be framed and labeled with the veteran's name and years of service on them, and can contain any other pertinent information about the serviceman/woman's service. Persons donating the photographs for use should put their telephone number on the backs of the frames so that they can be promptly returned.

The pictures can be dropped off at the Summit Hill Water Authority office or arrangements will be made to obtain them by calling Maxine Vermillion, (570) 645-9772.

The photographs are due by May 4.

St. Paul Lutheran

The Rev. Robert Brueckner will be the supply pastor at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Summit Hill, for its weekly worship service on Sunday, May 1. The service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Brueckner is a retired pastor from Nescopeck.

Also this weekend, the Sunday school will be held at 9 a.m. The classes will run through May 8.

Arbor Day plans

The Summit Hill Shade Tree Commission will be conducting the annual Arbor Day ceremony and planting of memorial trees on Saturday, April 30, at 9 a.m.

The ceremony will take place at the gazebo in Ludlow Park. The public is invited to attend and volunteers to help with the planting and care of the trees are always welcome.

For more information, contact Lou Vermillion, (570) 645-9772, or John Kupec, 645 9644.


Council committees

The Lansford Borough Council will hold committee meetings on Thursday, April 28, as follows:

Parks and Recreation Committee, 6:30 p.m., and Community Development, Planning, Zoning and Ordinance Committee, 7:15 p.m.

Board vacancies

The Lansford Borough Council is seeking to fill two vacancies on the borough's zoning hearing board (one member and one alternate). These are unpaid positions.

Persons interested in serving on the board are asked to submit a letter of interest to borough secretary Renee Slakoper, 26 E. Patterson St., P.O. Box 126, Lansford, PA 18232. The deadline for applying is May 6.


Health screening

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

There is a fee for the event sponsored by the Nesquehoning Woman's Club.

Please preregister by calling 1-800-776-6342, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The screening consists of blood tests and lifestyle evaluation.

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