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The Al­ta­mont Fire Com­pany, 215 S. Green St., will have an all- you- can- eat break­fast from 8 to 11 a. m. Dec. 23 at the fire­house with a full break­fast menu and wide va­ri­ety of omelets. The cost is $ 9 per per­son; all are wel­come.

Ma­hanoy city

The Hu­mane Fire Com­pany is hav­ing a Christ­mas cookie and candy sale. The cookie va­ri­ety in­cludes cho­co­late chip, Michi­gan rocks, peanut but­ter with Her­shey Kiss, ri­cotta cheese and su­gar candy. There will also be peanut rolls, peanut but­ter balls and cho­co­late- cov­ered pret­zels. Or­ders are due by Dec. 15 with pick­ups at the fire­house from 6 to 8 p. m. Dec. 21 and 10 a. m. to noon Dec. 22. Cook­ies are $ 8 per dozen and Michi­gan rocks are $ 9 per dozen. Peanut rolls and peanut but­ter balls are $ 10 a dozen and cho­co­late- cov­ered pret­zels are $ 7 per dozen. To or­der or for more in­for­ma­tion, call 570- 773- 2223.

Ma­hanoy city

The Ma­hanoy City Pub­lic Li­brary re­cently ac­knowl­edged the fol­low­ing me­mo­ri­als: For Mary Ellen Mar­chalo­nis by Jean and Arthur Kriner, Lor­raine R. Sin­sel, Paul and Donna Peca, Gene Kil­roy, Jack and Gerry Scully, Catherine Davis, Ralph and Ju­dith Dillen, Nelda Ryan, Rose Kern, Lu­cille Loder, Betsy Day, Ma­hanoy City Book Club, Ge­orge and Janet Cun­ning­ham, Ed­ward and Natalie Glunz, John and Carol Reilly, Ju­dith Loder Wag­ner, Catherine and Joe Na­has, Ma­hanoy City Knit­ting Group, Is­abel Rhoads, Joseph and Carol Stofko, Meg and Stephen Friz­zola, Margaret and Michael Gri­ga­lo­nis, Marie Bache, Ma­hanoy Area Ed­u­ca­tion As­so­ci­a­tion; for Wil­liam Shafer by Mon­ica and Joe Alan­sky; for An­nette Lieber­man by Mon­ica and Joe Alan­sky, Judy and Bill Bray­ford, Joellen, Michael and Mar­i­lyn Evans, Anne M. Kacz­mar­czyk Evans, Betsy Day, Mary Edith Rhoades, Rose­mary C. Demko, Anne Krukas, Kevin Kil­lian, Mar­i­lyn and James Tolan; for Robert “Bob” Schegan by Anne and Tim Krukas. The li­brary also ac­knowl­edged the fol­low­ing book me­mo­ri­als: For Mary Ellen Mar­chalo­nis ( two books) by Anne Krukas and fam­ily; for Betty Goodolf by Your Friends at the Ma­hanoy City Se­nior Cen­ter; for Rose Sal­man by Tom and Pa­tri­cia Seiber­ling.


St. Pa­trick Ro­man Catholic Church will spon­sor an all- you­can- eat home­made spaghetti din­ner from 11: 30 a. m. to 2: 30 p. m. Jan. 6 at the parish cen­ter. 319 Ma­han­tongo St. Peo­ple may eat at the cen­ter or take meals out. The cost is $ 8 for adults and $ 3.50 for chil­dren.


All are in­vited to “Pas­tor White and Friends,” a ben­e­fit Christ­mas concert set for 4 p. m. Dec. 15 at Zion Lutheran Church. Freewill of­fer­ings will ben­e­fit Zion’s cap­i­tal cam­paign and the Tamaqua Pub­lic Li­brary. Fea­tured artists, along with gui­tarist/ vo­cal­ist Pas­tor Cindy White, will in­clude Dave Miller, gui­tarist/ vo­cal­ist; Matt McCluskey, per­cus­tion­ist, and and Emily Ah­ern, vo­cal­ist. Cook­ies and punch will be avail­able dur­ing the in­ter­mis­sion. There will be no 5: 30 p. m. ser­vice at Zion that day


“A Char­lie Brown Christ­mas” is the theme of this year’s free fam­ily hol­i­day event set for 2 to 4 p. m. Dec. 16 hosted by the Outreach Team at Zion Lutheran Church. The event will in­clude games, crafts, cre­ative ac­tiv­i­ties, snacks, trains, a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus plus hot cho­co­late and cook­ies. Par­ents are en­cour­aged to bring their cam­eras or cell phones for pho­tos. Zion Lutheran is lo­cated at the Mauch Chunk and Green­wood streets. All are wel­come.


Zion Lutheran Church, Mauch Chunk and Green­wood streets, will host its free com­mu­nity porkand- sauer­kraut din­ner from noon to 3 p. m. Jan. 1. All area res­i­dents are wel­come; free- will of­fer­ings will be ac­cepted.

Wil­liam Penn

The Wil­liam Penn Fire Com­pany, Mount Olive Boule­vard ( Route 54 just west of Shenan­doah) will have a chil­dren’s Christ­mas party at 1 p. m. Dec. 16 for chil­dren from the West Ma­hanoy Town­ship vil­lages of Wil­liam Penn, Lost Creek, Lost Creek No. 2, Brownsville and Raven Run, com­pany Pres­i­dent Rich Stevens said in a re­lease. For more in­for­ma­tion, email [email protected] ptd. net.

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