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Jim Thorpe

Friday, November 1, 2013

Halloween party

St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, held its annual Halloween party for the children of the Sunday School. There were 50 children in attendance to enjoy fun, games and refreshments. Prizes were awarded to the following: most original, Colton Steigerwalt; prettiest, Vlana Nieves; spookiest, Aidan Sterling; funniest, Riley McFayden; and judges choice, Asher Huffakker.

Judges for the evening were Will Rodgers, Jenny Angstead and Heike Hartman.

Community dinner

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Veterans to behonored on Oct. 5

Jim Thorpe Little League will be honoring the area's veterans on Saturday, Oct. 5 at McGarvey's Field during a double-header of fall baseball. All veterans are welcome to attend and will receive a free hot dog and drink. The ceremony will start at 6 p.m. with the unveiling of a new sign that honors veterans, the ceremonial first pitch and photos with the baseball players. For more information, contact Brian Schwartz at (570) 325-2911. The rain date is Sunday, Oct. 6

Letters of interest

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Class of 1964

Members of the Jim Thorpe High School class of 1964 will hold their monthly luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at Penn's Peak, at noon. Members of the 50th reunion committee are asked to please meet by 11:30 to discuss some issues with the reunion.

St. John's Lutheran Church

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Clothing give-away

St. John's Lutheran Church, 319 South Ave., will begin their 2013 free clothing giveaway on Thursday, Aug. 2 and it will run through Saturday, Aug. 17. Days and times are as follows; Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Fridays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you wish more information call the church office at (570) 325-4255 and leave a message; someone will return your call.

Touchdown Club

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Clothing drive

St. John's Lutheran Church, 319 South Ave., is in the process of collecting new, clean and slightly used clothing and shoes. The items may be dropped off at the church Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Wednesday, 6-8 p.m.

The clothing will be given away beginning Thursday, Aug. 2 and ends Saturday, Aug. 17. The times are as follows: Thursdays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Fridays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Clothing Drive

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Old Stage Road, Albrightsville, will be collecting clean, slightly used clothing and shoes for their clothing give away. Clothing may be taken to the church on the following dates and times; Saturday, July 13, Monday, July 15 and Tuesday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, July 14, from noon to 4 p.m.

The give away will begin on Wednesday, July 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday, July 18 and Friday, July 19, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Tax collection office

The tax collection office of Terry McElmoyle will be closed Saturday, June 29 through Saturday, July 6.

It will reopen Monday, July 8.

Paving project

The Jim Thorpe street paving project will begin on Tuesday, July 2, at 7 a.m. The rain date is Wednesday, July 3. Streets that will be paved are Main Street, Canal Street and Germantown Road. Residents living in those areas are asked to please move their vehicles if necessary, expect delays, and plan accordingly.

VBS closing

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Clothing give-away

St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, will be collecting new and slightly used clothing, any sizes beginning on Monday, July 1. These items will be used for their clothing give-away in August. If you have any articles that you wish to donate, they may dropped off at the church, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Wednesday, 6-8 p.m. during the month of July.

If you wish more information or need directions you may visit the church website, www.stjohnsinjimthorpe.org., or call the church office, (570) 325-4255.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Bible School

St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, will host this year's ecumenical Vacation Bible School. It will be held from June 24-28, 6-8:30 p.m. The theme this year is "Tell It On The Mountain." School is open to all denominations from preschool through sixth grades. If you wish to register your children contact Melanie Schafer, (570) 325-3391 or email melschafer17@hotmail.com

Class of 1964

Monday, June 10, 2013

Class 1965

Members of the Jim Thorpe High School 1965 class will meet on Thursday, June 13, at the Blue Ridge Country Club. The social hour will begin at noon. Members of the class interested in attending should contact George Kunkel, (570) 778-6678, by today, Monday, June 10.

Bible study

The Women's Bible Study group will be meeting on June 12 and June 16, at St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue at 6:30 p.m. The group is studying the Book of Acts and is lead by Joan DeAcetis.

Bible school