Northwestern Press

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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.



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.


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.


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 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.


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.


LYNN TOWNSHIP: Ghosties and ghoulies to roam Lynn Township

Thursday, October 18, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Youngsters dressed in their Halloween finery will roam Lynn Township 6-8 p.m. Oct. 27.

If you are driving through the area, watch out for the little ghosts, goblins and fairy princesses.


Ebenezer UCC, New Tripoli, invites kids of all ages in the community to treats from the outside pavilion 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 27. There will also be hot and cold beverages.

After school homework help, a new program for community families of tutoring, homework help, materials and resources is being offered at the church.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Pioneer Applefest on Oct. 6

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

The 14th annual Pioneer Applefest will take place 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 6 at Ontelaunee Park.

There will be pioneer and Native American Indian demonstrations, with live music all day.

Food and beverages, including candied apples, apple dumplings, apple cider and other treats, will be available.

Enjoy hayrides, tractor and car shows, craft vendors and super smart dogs taking on agility courses.


The clothing closet at Ebenezer UCC, New Tripoli, will be open from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 11 and 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 13.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: East Coast K-9 Trials offered on Sept. 30

Thursday, September 20, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

East Coast K-9 Trials will be 9 a.m. Sept. 30 at Thunderhead Farm, 7813 Springhouse Road, Lynn Township.

This free, family event will honor those who put their lives on the line daily. Come watch the K-9s and their handlers compete against each other.

Bring a lawn chair. Please leave pets at home.


Ebenezer UCC, New Tripoli, will have its annual bazaar 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 22. There will be a large flea market, food and baked goods for sale, and handmade crafts.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Ebenezer Rally Day breakfast

Friday, September 7, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Where is fall? Summer won’t let go, so keep cool and hydrate often.


Ebenezer UCC, New Tripoli, will have its annual Rally Day breakfast 9-10 a.m. Sept. 9 in fellowship hall.

There will be a hot breakfast for all to enjoy.

Sunday School classes for all ages begin 9-10 a.m. Sept. 16.

Ebenezer’s Clothing Closet will be open 6-8 p.m. Sept. 9 and 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 11.

There are clothes for the entire family and proof of need is not required.


Friedens Lutheran Church, Stony Run, is having its annual apple festival 2-8 p.m. Sept. 15.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Mt. Zion having sausage sale

Thursday, August 23, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

Summer’s heat is still upon us but we’re soon putting the kids back on the school buses

Watch for new bus stops and little ones crossing the street.

Allowing extra time for your commute is the nicest thing to do for students this school year.


Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 1343 Long Lane Road, Krumsville, is accepting orders for its sausage sandwich sale 4-7 p.m. Sept. 7. Meal includes sandwich, chips and beverage. Eat in or take out is available.

Preorders are needed by Sept. 3. Walk-in customers are also welcome.

LYNN TOWNSHIP: Night in the Country set for Aug. 18

Thursday, August 9, 2018 by BERNADETTE SUKLEY in Columns

The annual Night in the Country festival will get underway 4 p.m. on Aug. 18 at the Northwestern Recreation Commission Community Park, Northwest Road and Route 309, New Tripoli. Rain date is Aug. 19.

There is a suggested donation for adults and children under 12.

Contact Kathy Hermany at 610-442-0012 or email to volunteer.

Call Janice Meyers at 610-767-9297 ext. 14 or email to donate items for the Chinese auction.