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Jim Thorpe

Friday, June 11, 2010

The Jim Thorpe Sports Hall of Fame committee is trying to locate several members of the 1992 Jim Thorpe High School softball team.

If anyone has contact information for Jen Beers, Amy Zovak, Marcia King, Jolene Livengood or Kerri Hartman, they are asked to contact Jack Kmetz at (570) 325-4923.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Graduates honored

St. John's Lutheran Church, South Ave., honored the members of the church that were recent high school and college graduates. The college graduates were, Amber Bennick, Widener University, doctor of physical therapy; Matthew Dunbar, Bloomsburg University, bachelor of science in business administration; and Coral Swartz, Yale University, master's degree in bio statistics. Jim Thorpe Area High School graduates include Hilary Reis, Nicole Murlo, Jennifer Strohl and Brandon Grammes; and at CCTI, Kristy Rodgers, all of whom will be continuing their education.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

LAOH slates meeting

Members of the LAOH will hold their monthly meeting on Sunday, June 6, at 7 p.m. in McGinley Hall.

Company sets meeting

Members of the Phoenix Fire Company will meet on Tuesday, June 8, at 7 p.m. at the company headquarters.

Arrow of Light awarded

Second year Webelo's of Jim Thorpe received the final and highest rank of Cub Scouting recently the Arrow of Light. This is a prestigious honor and the Scouts had to fulfill many requirements.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Bible school

The Ecumenical Vacation Bible School will be held this year in St. John's Lutheran Church, South Ave., July 12-16. Registration forms have been distributed to the local churches for the program which is open to children from 2 years to those that have finished sixth grade.

The theme this year is "Baobab Blast," God's Great Get Together.

There is a need for volunteer teachers and helpers in various positions. Those interested may contact Kathy Heller, (570) 325-2282.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Guest speaker

Lee Zink, Mauch Trust Company Wealth Management Division manager, will be the guest speaker this evening at St. Joseph's Bereavement group. The group meets in the Brogan room, located behind the church rectory at 7 p.m. He will be speaking on financial planning following the loss of a spouse. If you are suffering from the loss of a spouse you are invited to attend and listen to Mr. Zink

High Street closed

Thursday, May 20, 2010

High Street closed

High Street will be closed to traffic beginning Monday, May 24 at 7 a.m. This is due to the reconstruction of the wall between 123 and 127 High St. Work will be done weather permitting and expected to be finished in August. If you have any questions, please call the borough office.

Bereavement Speaker

Friday, May 14, 2010

LAOH

Members of the LAOH will meet on Sun., May 16, at 7 p.m. at McGinley Hall.

Guest speaker

David Dagon, case worker for Services for Older Adults, will be the guest speaker on Monday, May 17, at the bereavement group of St. Joseph's Church. This support group meets on Monday evenings and is open to anyone who is suffering from the loss of a loved one. They meet in the Brogan Room located behind St. Joseph's Church, at 7 p.m. If you wish more information call the rectory office, (570) 325-3731.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 21 Race St., Jim Thorpe will hold a free community barbecue picnic style meal from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 23. All are invited.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Members of the LAOH will hold their meeting on Sunday, May 16, at 7 p.m. at McGinley Hall.

Bereavement group speaker announced

Friday, May 7, 2010

Tax office closed

The office of Terry McElmoyle, tax collector, will be closed on Saturday, May 8. The office will reopen Monday the May 10.