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Published October 27. 2011 05:01PM

Summit Hill

St. Paul Lutheran

The Rev. Peggy Sue Pfeffer, chaplain for Hospice St. John, Hazleton, will be the guest minister at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Summit Hill, on Sunday, Oct. 30. She will deliver the sermon during the 10:30 a.m. worship service.

The church's Sunday school will meet at 9 a.m.

Trick or Treat

Summit Hill Mayor Paul McArdle has announced the townwide Trick or Treat Night will be held on Monday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m. Residents welcoming children to their homes are asked to have their properties well-lighted.

McArdle said additional police shifts will be assigned in order to help make sure the safety of the children is maintained. In addition, members of the fire department, fire police and American Legion Post 316 will be patrolling the streets to help make the annual event a safe one.

Anthracite LL

The Anthracite Little League will meet on Sunday, Nov. 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Summit Hill Borough Building. President Roobhenn Smith will be in charge of the session.

The agenda will include nominations for head coaching positions, financial reports, news and notes from the offseason, registration fees, field usage, election of officers and ratification of bylaws for the 2012 season. Persons aspiring to coach in the league next year are reminded they must be present at this meeting to accept a nomination.

Absentee deadline

Summit Hill residents wishing to vote in the General Election by absentee ballot are reminded the deadline for applying for a ballot is Nov. 1. Anyone interested in voting by this process can contact Nathan Halenar, (570) 645-7588, or Billy O'Gurek, 645-3549.


Trick or Treat

Lansford Mayor Ron Hood has announced Trick or Treat Night in the borough will be held on Monday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m.

Additional police coverage will be scheduled.

Persons welcoming children to their homes are asked to have their properties well-lighted.


First Congregational Church

Morning Worship will be held at First Congregational Church, Coaldale, at 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, followed by Sunday School at 10 a.m.

The Women's Class will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1.

Nursing home services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at St. Luke's Miner's Memorial, Coaldale, and at 1:30 p.m. at MapleShade, Nesquehoning.

Rehearsal for the Community Choir will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2. The choir will sing at the 9 a.m. Morning Worship service on Sunday, Nov. 6.

Bible Study is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Small, non-war-related gifts for children will be accepted until Sunday, Nov. 6. The Samaritan's Purse gift boxes will be packed and sent to needy children across the world.

Harvest Home will be celebrated in the church from Nov. 6-20.

Nonperishable foods will be collected for the Harvest Home display and will be distributed to needy families on Sunday, Nov. 20.

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat Night in Coaldale will be Monday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. Residents are asked to keep their porch lights on for trick or treaters.

All children should be accompanied by an adult.

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