The Jim Thorpe fire department has free smoke detector for Jim Thorpe Borough residents. If you need a smoke detector please contact Fire Chief Bill

Diehm at (570) 325-3890. No commercial properties please.


Members of the LAOH will hold their monthly meeting on Sunday, Nov. 7, after the 10:30 a.m. Mass. It will be held in McGinley Hall.

Scouting for Food

Members of Cub Scout Pack 138 will be collecting donations of canned goods on Saturday, Nov. 13, starting at 9 a.m. The Scouts are asking that residents place their items for the food drive on the porches of their homes. All items collected will be given to the local food pantries.

Cooks needed

The Jim Thorpe Touchdown Club holds a Thursday night dinner for the members of the football program. This week the parents of the team members will be hosting the meal. Each players family is responsible for cooking or donating a dish. All items should be at the commons area of the high school between 5-5:15 p.m. Cheerleader and band families will be providing the desserts for the evening.