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Summit Hill/Lansford News

Published March 30. 2011 05:00PM

Summit Hill

SHCIO to meet

The Summit Hill Community Improvement Organization will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 4, at 7 p.m. in the Summit Hill Borough Hall. Debra Ranck, president, will be in charge of the session.

Registration open

The Winnie-the-Pooh Preschool, which is sponsored by the Hope of Christ Presbyterian Church, Summit Hill, is accepting registrations.

Parents who would like to enroll their child in the program can call the school, (570) 645-4238, between the hours of 9-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m.

Cat licensing

Summit Hill Borough officials remind residents the borough has a cat ordinance that requires owners of cats to obtain a license for the pet.

The fee is $5, which includes $4 for the license and $1 for registration and the registration tag.

Any person who presents a certificate signed by a licensed veterinarian stating the cat has been spayed or neutered is entitled to a reduction of $2 off the license fee for each annual renewal.

The licenses are available at the office of borough secretary Kira Michalik during regular business hours.

Scripture sharing

The weekly scripture sharing sessions sponsored by St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, will be held on Thursday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in the parish rectory.


Driver safety

The Outreach Committee of St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Lansford, will sponsor a driver safety course on Saturdays, April 2 and 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church hall.

The class will be presented by A.A.R.P. and will include eight hours of instructions presented in two four-hour sessions.

The class is designed for those attending for the first time and those desiring a more in-depth presentation.

Those 50 and older are encouraged to attend the classroom-only course.

Drivers completing the course will receive a certificate that entitles them to a rate reduction on their automobile insurance.

Anyone interested in the course can contact Dorothy at the parish center (Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), (570) 645-2282, or Mary Ellen, 645-3719, in the evening.


Conservation club

The next meeting for the Nesquehoning Conservation Club will be Wednesday, April 6, at 6:30 p.m. at MapleShade Meadows.

Plans for the May 7 Kids Fishing Derby will be discussed. T-shirts for the derby will also be available at the meeting, along with hats and hoodies.

NCFC auxiliary

The next meeting of the New Columbus Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary is set for Tuesday, April 5 at 7 p.m. at the fire company. President Gerry McConnon will preside.

The hospitality committee will be Marian Tyahla and Rosemary Coniglio.

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