Smoke detectors

With the fall and winter seasons approaching, Jim Thorpe Fire Chief Bill Diehm would like the residents of Jim Thorpe to check their smoke detectors, to make sure they are in working order. He also stated that he has smoke detectors for any resident of the community, not commercial businesses, who may need one. Please contact Diehm at (570) 325-3890.

Celebration-dedication service

St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, will hold a dedication/celebration worship service on Sunday, Sept. 22. The service will begin at 10:30 a.m. The newly restored organ, chimes, baptismal area, vestments and accessories for the acolytes and readers will be dedicated.

Following the service a chicken and ham dinner with all the trimmings will be served. Reservations are a must, so anyone wishing to attend the dinner, should contact Irene or David Remmel, (570) 325-4534, no later than Sunday, Sept. 15. They will also answer any questions you may have about the affair.