Smoke detectors

The Jim Thorpe Fire Department has free smoke detectors for Jim Thorpe Borough residents. If you need a smoke detector, contact Fire Chief Bill Diehm at (570) 325-3890. No commercial properties please.

Community supper

St. Mark's Episcopal Church will host this month's free community supper on Sunday, Sept. 25. The meal of baked ziti and salad will be served from 4-6 p.m. at the Race Street church.

Christian Education Sunday

Christian Education Sunday will be observed at St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, on Sunday during the 10:30 a.m. worship service. The Christian symbol for the day will be the cross and children of the Sunday School will enjoy a cross scavenger hunt, as well as making cross craft projects to decorate the nave of the church. Sunday School beings at 9:15.

Penn Forest Township

Township meetings

The Penn Forest Township Planning Commission meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26, in the basement of the municipal building.

The regular monthly board of supervisors meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in the municipal building.