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Published July 13. 2011 05:01PM

Summit Hill

Fall baseball

The Anthracite Little League (Summit Hill and Nesquehoning) will once again hold a fall baseball program. Registration sessions have been scheduled for Monday, July 18, from 6-8 p.m. at the Nesquehoning Little League field and on Friday, July 22, from 6-8 p.m. at the Summit Hill Little League field. A registration fee will be required.

For more information, parents can call (570) 645-5385.

Food distribution

The Summit Hill Food Pantry distributes food to the needy in town on a monthly basis. Deliveries are usually made on the fourth Tuesday of the month between 10 a.m. and noon.

For information about the pantry, call Rose Marie Armon, 645-3604 or Sandra Hill, 645-4617.

VBS planned

The Community Vacation Bible School will be held July 25-29 at the Hope of Christ Presbyterian Church, Summit Hill.

Daily sessions will start at 9 a.m.

The school is designed for youths from age 3 through the sixth grade. Anyone is welcome to participate, regardless of denomination.

The theme will be "Shake It Up, Kids Follow God's Recipes."


VBS planned

The annual Vacation Bible School sponsored by St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Lansford, will be held July 25-29. The theme will be "Discovery Canyon."

Youths will participate in activities such as music, games, drama and crafts. Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to noon all five days.

Adult and teenage volunteer help is sought to help make the program a successful one.


Hall inductee

Walter Scheese, son of Helen Scheese of Coaldale and the late Bruno Scheese, was recently inducted into the New Jersey Coaches Hall of Fame.

Walter is married to Carol Ann Bryant, formerly of Summit Hill. They live and teach in New Jersey.

Walter coaches and teaches in the Lenape High School, near Stanhope, and Carol Ann teaches in Sparta.

They have three children: Amy, SaraBeth and Michael, who are also teachers in the New Jersey area.

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