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Published September 29. 2011 05:01PM

JROTC meeting

A JROTC meeting will be held on Monday, Oct. 17 in the JROTC classroom. Election of officers will take place. All parents are invited.

Summit Hill

Meetings changed

The Summit Hill Water Authority has announced two changes in meeting dates.

The October meeting of the board will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 12, and the November meeting will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Both sessions will begin at 7 p.m.

Louis Alexander, chairman, will be in charge of the meetings.

SHCIO to meet

The monthly meeting of the Summit Hill Community Improvement Organization will be held on Monday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Summit Hill Borough Building. President Maxine Vermillion will be in charge. Interested residents and members are welcome to attend.

Authority office

The office of the Coaldale-Lansford-Summit Hill Joint Sewer Authority has moved and is now located at 162 W. Ridge St., Lansford. The office's administrative manager is Tonia Collevechio, who can be reached at (570) 645-2445.

Food distribution

The Summit Hill Food Pantry distributes food boxes to eligible families 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 Summit Hill Food Pantry, call Rose Marie Armon, (570) 645-3604 or Sandra Hill, 645-4617.

Fall cleanup plans

Summit Hill Borough officials have announced the scheduled pickup of refuse and junk in conjunction with the annual Fall cleanup program.

The refuse will be picked up on Thursday, Oct. 6, on the east side of town, along with Knepper's Trailer Court and East and West White Bear drives.

Pickups on the west side of town, along with Laurel Drive and East and West Mountaintop roads, will be made on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

Among the items that will be picked up are tires (no more than five), tire rims, auto body parts, refrigerators, freezers, vending machines, dehumidifiers, water coolers, heat pumps, washers, dryers and stoves.

All items must have all chemicals removed from them and their doors must be taken off.

In addition, up to 10 bags of garbage will be collected.

League to meet

The Anthracite Little League Association (Summit Hill and Nesquehoning) will hold its monthly meeting on Sunday, Oct. 9, at 6 p.m. in the Summit Hill Borough Building. All parents are invited to attend.

For more information, contact Roobhenn Smith, (570) 645-5385.


Woman's club

The next meeting of the Nesquehoning Woman's Club will be held on Monday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. with president Judy Moon in charge at the Zion Lutheran Church.

Serving on the Hospitality Committee will be chairperson Gloria Shubeck with Frances Abitanta, Mary Lengyel, Phylis Novotny, and Anne Paulokovich. The program will feature Joseph Paluck speaking on Heart Healthy. The 2012 club dues are now payable to Connie Kravelk, treasurer.

Anyone interested in becoming a member should come to a meeting.

Conservation Club

The October meeting of the Nesquehoning Conservation Club will be Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at MapleShade Meadows. There will be a meeting of the trustees at 5:30 p.m. before the regular meeting to review the club records.

Members are also reminded to bring in their Redners Save-A-Tapes.

Special Mass

A special Mass will be held to commemorate the Feast Day of St. Therese at the Grotto in New Columbus. The Mass will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 1 p.m. Please bring your lawn chairs.


Fall clean up

Coaldale Borough will have its annual fall clean up day on Tuesday, Oct. 4.

Large items will be picked up, including washers, dryers, stoves, refrigerators, limit of five tires, tire rims.

All items must have all chemicals removed and doors taken off.

In addition, up to 10 bags of garbage will be collected.

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