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Jim Thorpe

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Class of 1964

Members of the Jim Thorpe High School class of 1964 will meet at noon on Wednesday at the Mahoning Valley Country Club. Reunion chairman, Ed Solomon, asks that the reunion committee members meet at 11 a.m.

This month's celebration theme will be Hawaiian shirt and dress day. Those attending are reminded to bring items for the food bank and prize box items. The flower vase will also be on the table.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Clothing giveaway

Two Jim Thorpe area Lutheran churches will begin their annual clothing collection and giveaways.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Albrightsville, has announced the following dates for collection of good, clean clothing and shoes: from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Friday, July 11, and Saturday, July 12; from noon until 3 p.m. Sunday, July 13; and from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday, July 14, and Tuesday, July 15.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Class of 1964

Members of the graduating class of 1964, Jim Thorpe High School, will meet at noon Wednesday, March 26, at Trattoria's, Route 903, beginning at noon. Ed Solomon, reunion chairman, has requested that the committee members meet at least by 11:30 a.m. to go over some plans for the reunion.

Smoke detectors

If you are a residentof the community and in need of a smoke detector, the Jim Thorpe Fire Department will supply you with one. Contact Deputy Chief Bill Diehm, 570-325-3890 and he will make all the necessary arrangements.

Soup and scripture

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Author to appearat Dimmick

Jeff Davis, author of "Nesting with the Loons" will be at the Dimmick Friends Book Store on Saturday, from noon to 4 p.m. for a meet and greet.

A Jim Thorpe/Mauch Chunk native and graduate of LCCC, he is affiliated with Rainfire Publishing. His recently released novel is a humorous depiction of bureaucracy gone wild digging underneath the fingernails of the typical blue collar worker, and satirizing both modern day relationships and business life.

Monday, January 13, 2014

Class of 1964

Members of the 1964 graduating class of Jim Thorpe High School, will meet at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at Platz's, Lehighton.

Members planning to attend are to wear their favorite football team jersey, as the theme this month is Super Bowl.

There will be no collection of canned items for the food pantries or the flower fund. Pat Pry McCormick will be in charge of the entertainment for the afternoon.

Community dinner

Monday, January 6, 2014

Touchdown Club

The Jim Thorpe Olympian Touchdown Booster Club will meet this evening at 6 o'clock in the high school auditorium. On the agenda will be the banquet preparations, 2014 golf tournament, sweat shirt fundraiser and the 2014 officers and committees.

Parents, guardians and friends of the football participants are invited to attend the monthly meetings.

Bible study

Friday, December 20, 2013

Old Tyme Christmas

St. John's Lutheran Church, Sunday School, South Avenue, will present their Old Tyme Christmas celebration on Sunday, Dec. 22, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The children will be presenting recitations, songs and the traditional Christmas pageant. All are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served following the program.

Christmas party

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Toys for Tots registration

Registration for Carbon County residents for the annual Toys for Tots campaign will take place from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22-23, at Salem Bible Fellowship Church, 1105 Frederick's Grove Road, Lehighton. This is the only location for registrations and no phone calls will be accepted.

The next registration dates will be Dec. 6-7 at the same location and times.

If you need information call Ed at 570-325-2408. There are several requirements that parents/guardians must follow to register.

Open house

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Leaf pickup

The Jim Thorpe Public Service Department will be picking up the leaves from today through Friday, Nov. 22. Place the leaves out in the street for pick up and please do not bag them.

Toys for Tots

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Open house

St. John's Lutheran Church, 6th and North streets, will hold an open house to welcome their new shared pastor, the Rev. Tony Pagatto. The event will take place at 11 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 24 following the morning worship service.

Bible study

The Women's Ecumenical Bible study will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue. Joan DeAcetis is the leader and the club is studying the Gospel of Mark.

Leaf pickup