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Jim Thorpe

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

The Jim Thorpe fire department has free smoke detector 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.

LAOH

Members of the LAOH will hold their monthly meeting on Sunday, Nov. 7, after the 10:30 a.m. Mass. It will be held in McGinley Hall.

Scouting for Food

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

The committee for the live nativity is in need of clear gallon jugs to be used as luminaries for the event. The goal this year is to make 200 luminaries. If you have questions you may contact Mrs. Ronald Dunbar at (570) 325-4303.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Community supper

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Race Street, will hold its free community supper on Sunday, Oct. 24, from 4-6 p.m. The menu planned this month is pork and sauerkraut.

Scouting for Food

Members of Cub Pack 138 will be collecting canned foods for the local food pantry on Saturday, Nov. 13. The Scouts will begin their collection on that day at 9 a.m. If you wish to donate to this worthy cause, please have your items bagged and on your porches for pick up.

Halloween parade

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Fire Company meeting

Members of the Phoenix Fire Company will meet this evening, Tuesday, at 7 p.m. at the company headquarters. Nomination of officers for next year will take place during the meeting.

Tire collection

Tire collection in the borough will take place on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon. at Memorial Park. All tires must be off the rims. If you have any questions, call the borough office, at (570) 325-2781.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Bloodmobile

The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be stationed at Memorial Park on Oct. 20, from 1-6 p.m. Donors should be 17 years of age and older.

Tire collection

Tire collection in the borough will take place on Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon. It will take place at Memorial Park. All tires must be off the rims. If you have questions contact the borough office.

Friday, October 1, 2010

The Jim Thorpe Halloween Parade will be held on Sunday, Oct. 31. Everyone in the community is invited to march in the parade. Groups and organizations are welcome to build a float or march in uniforms. Call Kathy Schwartz at (570) 325-2911 or e-mail parade@jimthorpenews.com to sign-up or volunteer to help.

LAOH

Members of the LAOH will meet on Sunday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. at McGinley Hall.

Switchback Scamper

Thursday, September 30, 2010

The Jim Thorpe Area Democratic Association will hold its pre-election meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. in the small conference room of the Inn at Jim Thorpe.

All District 3 (Jim Thorpe, Penn Forest and Kidder South) committee persons are encouraged to attend this important meeting.

Area chair and Jim Thorpe club president Edith Lukasevich will preside at the session.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

St. Mark's Episcopal Church will host a free community supper on Sunday, Sept. 26, from 4-6 p.m. at the Race Street church. The menu for this month is barbecue chicken.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Members of the Jim Thorpe Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8067, will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, at the American Legion.

Community supper

St. Mark's Episcopal Church will host a free community supper on Sunday, Sept. 26, from 4-6 p.m. at the Race Street church. The menu for this month is barbecue chicken.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 189 Church Road, Penn Forest Township, Jim Thorpe, will hold its first Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 23 from noon to 5 p.m. All festival proceeds will benefit Outreach Ministry to the community and beyond.

The Fall Festival will be fun for all ages. There will be games, face painting, pumpkin painting/carving, moon bounce, and a hay maze.