Northwestern Press

Monday, May 27, 2019

LYNN TWP: Powwow at Ontelaunee Park

Thursday, May 16, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Special to The 12th annual Native American powwow will take place May 17-19 at Ontelaunee Park.

Then on May 25, the NWL Educational Foundation will sponsor a Tiger 5K Run and Fun Walk at the park beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Proceeds of the race will help to raise funds for special educational tools and other needed items for teachers and students.

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The clothing closet at Ebenezer UCC will be open 6- 8 p.m. June 13, and 10 a.m. to noon June 15.

Clothing is available for the entire family.

Take as much as needed. Proof of need is not required.

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LYNN TOWNSHIP Easter Egg Hunt April 13 at Jacob’s Church

Thursday, April 4, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Jacob’s Church, Jacksonville, Lynn Township, is having an Easter Egg Hunt 1 p.m. April 13.

There also will be an Easter message, balloon release and prizes for everyone.

Youngsters from infant through sixth grade are invited to participate.

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St. Peter’s Lynnville UCC will present a Teen Challenge Choir on April 7. Teens will be singing and sharing their testimonies.

Teen Challenge provides a faith based ministry to help adults and teens struggling with addiction,

All are invited to a morning of inspiration and then a potluck lunch.

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LYNN TOWNSHIP Soup social at St. Peter’s Lynnville

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Happy spring! Are you ready for warmer weather and no snow?

It’s about time for some green grass and flowers.

Now that you can get out and about, why not attend an event or volunteer to help?

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St. Peter’s Lynnville, United Church of Christ, is having a soup social after the 9:30 a.m. March 24 service.

There will be homemade soups to share for lunch and family games for all ages.

On April 7, the Teen Challenge Choir will sing and share their testimonies.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Fastnachts available at Jacob’s Church

Friday, February 22, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Jacob’s Church, Jacksonville, Lynn Township, is having its annual fastnacht sale on March 2.

Pre-order by Feb. 22 by calling Ruth Kaley at 610-562-7406 or Faye Billig at 610-298-2271.

Pick up 1-4 p.m. on March 2 or 8:30-10 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 3.

Choose plain or brown sugar and cinnamon.

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The Lynnport Fire Company, Behler Road, Lynnport, is having a gift card bingo 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 10.

To purchase tickets, go to facebook.com/lfcbingo.

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LYNN TOWNSHIP: Meat, cash bingo Feb. 10 at Lynnport Fire Company

Thursday, February 7, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Lynnport Fire Company, Lynnport, is having a meat and cash bingo 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 10.

To purchase tickets visit facebook.com/lfcbingo.

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Jacob’s Church, Route 143, Jacksonville, Lynn Township, is having its annual fastnacht sale on March 2.

Order by Feb. 22 by calling Ruth Kaley at 610-562-7406 or Faye Billig at 610-298-2271.

Pick up fastnachts between 1-4 p.m. March 2, and from 8:30-10 a.m. or from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 3.

Choose either plain or brown sugar/cinnamon in half-dozen or a dozen sizes.

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LYNN TOWNSHIP: Jacob’s Church accepting fastnacht orders

Friday, February 1, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

In the movie, “Groundhog’s Day,” the main character has the chance to redo Feb. 2 until he becomes the best version of himself.

Why not give yourself a redo by making a call to a neighbor to check on him or her or by volunteering to help a local organization? It’s never too late for a do-over.

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Jacob’s Church, Route 143, Jacksonville, Lynn Township, is having its annual fastnacht sale on March 2.

Order by Feb. 22 by calling Ruth Kaley at 610-562-7406 or Faye Billig at 610-298-2271.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Living Stone Fellowship offering community meal

Thursday, January 10, 2019 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

January is typically a slow month as everyone is recovering from the holidays. Not so in Lynn Township.

There is plenty to do with free events and monthly bingo.

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Living Stone Fellowship, New Tripoli, will have its monthly Family and Community Get-Together on Jan. 12.

The free meal features pizza and salad, followed by the movie “Same Kind of Different As Me.”

Everyone is invited to attend.

Call 610-298-3020 to RSVP for the meal.

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LYNN TOWNSHIP: Happy New Year, Lynn Township!

Thursday, December 27, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

With these last remaining days in 2018, it is always good to reflect upon the year.

Are you making New Year’s resolutions? Why not volunteer in the community? You are needed.

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Ebenezer Church UCC, New Tripoli, is offering after-school homework help.

The program provides tutoring, homework help, materials and resources for projects.

Contact Tammy Rex at tsrex@ptd.net to register for this program.

Ebenezer’s Closet will be open 6-8 p.m. Jan. 10, 2019, and 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 12, 2019.

Clothing is available for the entire family.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Santa Claus is coming to town

Sunday, December 16, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

New Tripoli volunteer firefighters will be aiding Santa Dec. 22 as he makes his annual run through the community.

Santa will be at the fire station at noon to visit with youngsters. He will take off from the fire station atop a firetruck starting around 1 p.m.

To have Santa deliver a personal gift to a child, deliver it to the fire station by Dec. 17. Firefighters will be there 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday.

Make sure the child’s name and address are on the gift.

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LYNN TOWNSHIP: Jacob’s Church cooking up oysters for supper on Nov. 3

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Jacob’s Church, Route 143, Jacksonville, Lynn Township, will have its annual oyster supper 3-7 p.m. Nov. 3 in the activity center, which is handicapped accessible.

The menu includes fried oyster platters, fried shrimp platters, steamed shrimp, raw oysters, oyster stew, oyster pie, fresh cut fries, turkey barbecue, and pepper cabbage.

For dessert, choose from cakes or pies, including old-fashion lemon strip, coconut cream and fruit pies.

For takeout orders before the supper, call Faye at 610-751-5742. On Nov. 3, call 610-756-6352.

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