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Jim Thorpe

Friday, May 20, 2011

Tire pickup

Tire pickup will take place on Saturday, May 21, from 8 a.m. to noon behind the borough garage. Tires with rims will not be accepted. This pickup is for Jim Thorpe borough residents only and ID's must be shown.

Appreciation dinner

Thursday, May 19, 2011

VFW to hold meeting

VFW Post 8067 will have a special meeting at the American Legion in Jim Thorpe on Sunday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m.

Friday, May 13, 2011

The Shepherd House food pantry at Ebenezer E.C. Church will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 14. Recipients must reside within the Jim Thorpe School District Area.

The pantry is located at 441 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe. For more information please call (570) 325-2855.

Nonperishable donations are needed and are also being accepted at the bin in the foyer of the Jim Thorpe Market.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

The Jim Thorpe Democratic Association will meet tonight at 7 o'clock in the Inn at Jim Thorpe.

The featured speakers will be Attorney Joseph Matika, candidate for Judge of the Carbon County Court of Common Pleas, and Democratic candidates for the Jim Thorpe Area School Board.

This will be the last meeting of the club until after the Summer.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Egg hunt

The Diligent Fire Company, Center Ave., will host it's 64th annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 23, starting at 1 p.m. The event will be held on the company grounds and is open to children up to the age of 10.

Easter Services

St. John's Lutheran Church, 6th and North streets, will hold a Holy communion service at 9 a.m.

Ebenezer E.C. Church, 441 Center Ave., will hold an Easter sunrise service at 7 a.m. with Holy communion to follow. Another service will be held at 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Holy Week services

St. John's Lutheran Church, South Ave., will hold the following services during Holy Week. Maundy Thursday, 7 p.m. Rite of First Holy Communion, along with the stripping of the altar. Good Friday, 2 p.m. service with scriptures and prayers. There will be no service on Saturday, April 23.

Easter day, April 24, 9:15 a.m. Sunday School; 10:30 a.m. festival of Holy Communion.

All Night Party

meeting tonight

Monday, April 11, 2011

The Jim Thorpe Olympian Touchdown Club will meet this evening, Monday, at 6 p.m. in the commons area of the high school. Parents, guardians, relatives and friends of the Jim Thorpe football participants are invited to attend the monthly meetings and help in any with upcoming events of the club.

Fire company meeting

Members of the Phoenix Fire Company, will meet on Tuesday, April 12, at 7 p.m. at the company headquarters.

Community Lenten service

Friday, April 8, 2011

Smoke detectors

The Jim Thorpe Fire Department has free smoke detectors 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.

Fire company meeting

Members of the Phoenix Fire Company will meet on Tuesday, April 12, at 7 p.m. at the company headquarters.

Touchdown Club

Tuesday, March 29, 2011


Jim Thorpe Community Watch group sets walk

The Jim Thorpe Community Watch group will hold its first monthly community walk on March 31. Anyone who would like to participate should meet at Memorial Park at 6:30 p.m.

The group is hoping that many residents will join the walk to show the community's presence and its support for positive changes in the borough.

If you cannot attend, please turn on your porch light to support the program.

The walk will be held rain or shine.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Lenten Soup Supper and Scripture Service

"Toward a More Biblical Faith" will be the topic at this week's Lenten soup supper and scripture service.

It is hosted by St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, and will begin at 6 p.m.

All are welcome to attend and participate. This is part of this year's theme, "Who's knocking at your front door?"

Parents' meeting