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Summit Hill News

Published May 04. 2012 05:01PM

JROTC awards

Panther Valley High School's JROTC will hold it's Award Night on Tuesday, May 8 at 7 p.m. at the high school. Family and friends are invited to come out and congratulate the cadets.

JROTC Boosters meeting

The monthly meeting of the Panther Valley High School JROTC Boosters will be held on May 21 at 6 p.m. in the JROTC room. Preparations for the annual picnic at Mauch Chunk Lake will be discussed.

Little League

The members of the Anthracite Little League teams of Nesquehoning and Summit Hill will parade from the VFW Post home down Center Street to the field on Saturday morning at 9 a.m. The public is welcome to cheer on the players and coaches along the parade route. The games will follow at the Nesquehoning Little League Field.

The Anthracite Little League Association is seeking volunteers to assist in umpiring games for the 2012 Little League season. Community service or paid hours are available. Please contact Roobhenn Smith at (570) 645-5385. You can also respond by emailing or Please respond immediately if you are available.

Summit Hill

St. Paul Lutheran

The Rev. John J. Deisinger, a retired pastor from Allentown, will lead the worship service at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Summit Hill, on Sunday, May 6. He will preside at the 10:30 a.m. worship service. The Sunday school will meet at 9 a.m.

Sunday, May 20, will be the last day of Sunday school for the season.

The church council will meet on Tuesday, May 8, at 7 p.m. in the church.

SHHS graduates

The Class of 1962 of the former Summit Hill High School would like to extend an invitation to anyone who attended the school to join the class members for their 50-year reunion. The event is planned for Saturday, May 26, at the Parkview Inn, Summit Hill.

For more information and/or to attend, call Eileen (Evans) Lechleitner, (570) 645-2209.

SHCIO to meet

The Summit Hill Community Improvement Organization will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, May 7, at 7 p.m. in the borough hall. President Maxine Vermillion will be in charge of the session.

Plans will be discussed for the upcoming Stay-at-Home Festival. SHCIO is seeking volunteer help with the event.

The organization will be joining hands with the Summit Hill Historical Society to operate one of the stands at the festival.

Sarah Ruch, project manager for the Lansford-Summit Hill Community Partnership, will report on the banners for Ludlow Park and the new Walking Tour brochure.

Holy Communion

Youths from St. Joseph Catholic Church, Summit Hill, will receive the sacrament of First Holy Communion on Sunday, May 6, during a Mass at 11 a.m. The Rev. James Burdess, pastor, will be the celebrant.


Holy Communion

Youths from St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, Lansford, will receive the sacrament of First Holy Communion on Saturday, May 5, during a Mass at 10 a.m. The Rev. Kenneth Medve, pastor, will be the celebrant.


Crime Watch

The next Nesquehoning Crime Watch meeting will be held May 9 at 7 p.m. in council chambers.

Woman's club

The Nesquehoning Woman's Club will hold its Spring Tea on Monday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in the Zion Lutheran Church.

The executive board will provide the refreshments and the three fire companies will be honored. President Judy Moon will conduct the meeting.

Entertainment will be by the Faberge dancers.

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