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Jim Thorpe

Monday, February 15, 2010

Touchdown Club meets

The Jim Thorpe Touchdown Club will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 6 p.m. in the commons area of the high school. Plans for the 2010 football season will be made. The parents, relatives and friends of the football program are invited to attend the meetings and help with any upcoming programs the club may have.

Ash Wednesday

Service slated

Friday, February 12, 2010

Food pantry

The Shepherd House Food Pantry at Ebenezer E.C. Church will be open on Saturday, Feb. 13 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Recipients must reside within the Jim Thorpe Area School District.

The pantry is located at 441 Center Ave. in Jim Thorpe. Please call (570) 325-2855 for more information or to volunteer.

This cold winter has meant high heating costs for some families and less money left for nutritious food.

Please remember to check on your neighbors and encourage them to visit the food pantry if they are in need of food assistance.

Touchdown Club

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Community meeting

The third in a series of community meetings will be held this evening, Thursday, at 7 o'clock at the Phoenix Fire Company, West Broadway. Mayor Mike Sofranko, Chief of Police Joseph Schatz and members of the council will be on hand to answer any questions and concerns you might have about your neighborhoods.

Touchdown Club

Friday, January 29, 2010

Tryouts for the Jim Thorpe Drama Club production of "West Side Story" will take place on Saturday, Jan. 30, at 1 p.m. at the high school. The production is open to anyone 13 years of age and older. The production will be held on April 30, and May 1. For more information contact Natalie Kmetz, (570) 325-4923.

Bereavement Group

The bereavement group of St. Joseph's Church, will meet on Monday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. in the rectory, 526 North Street. The group is open to anyone and if you have questions you may call the rectory office at (570) 325-3731.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Members of the 1980 class of Jim Thorpe High School will hold a meeting to organize their reunion on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. at Terpstra's Bar, formerly Gerbers. Anyone in the class is invited to attend. If you are unable to attend, you may call Jean, (570) 325-4303 with suggestions or questions about the event.

Community meeting

Friday, January 22, 2010

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Race St., will host its monthly community supper on Sunday, Jan. 24 from 4-6 p.m. The menu will be pulled pork and soup.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Play tryouts

Tryouts for the Jim Thorpe Drama Club production of "West Side Story" will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30, at 1 p.m. in the high school. Parts are open to ages 13 and up. Adults are also welcome. The production under the direction of Natalie Kmetz, will be held on Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1, at the school. For more information contact Mrs. Kmetz at (570) 325-4923.

Dean's list

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Jim Thorpe Chamber of the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21 at the Albright Mansion Restaurant, 66 Broadway, Jim Thorpe. The agenda includes introducing the new board and setting out some goals/ideas for 2010. New members welcome.

Thursday, December 31, 2009

A Christmas Cantata will be held at the Ebenezer E.C. Church, 441 Center Ave., on Sunday, Jan. 3. The choir's voices will blend in harmony beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Christmas Eve


St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, will hold its Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m. on Thursday evening. This will be the celebration of Holy Communion.

St. Mark's/St. John's Episcopal Church, Race Street, will celebrate Christmas on Dec. 24, at 6:30 p.m. with special music. At 7, the Holy Eucharist service will be held and the midnight Mass will be celebrated at 11 p.m.