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Jim Thorpe

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

In conjunction with the Old Fashioned Christmas, St. Mark's/St. John's Episcopal Church, Race Street, will hold its open house on Friday, Dec. 4, from 4-8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

Toys for Totsregistration

Friday, Dec. 4 and Saturday, Dec. 5, will be the final two days to register for Toys for Tots. Registration will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Thrift Shop beneath the Dollar General Store, Lehighton.

A campaign container is located at 22 E. 6th St., in town, if you wish to donate items for this year's campaign.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Jim Thorpe Council of the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24 at the Inn of Jim Thorpe, downstairs meeting room.The agenda will include a review of the Fall Foliage Festival, cookbook fundraiser, progress fo the Olde Time Christmas event, 2010 officers and bus tour opportunities.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Office closed

The Jim Thorpe Borough office will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. It will reopen on Monday, Nov. 30, at 8:30 p.m. If you have payments that you want to make, please place them in the drop-off box at the office.

Christmas party

Members of the Phoenix Hose Company will hold their Christmas party on Dec. 4, at the company headquarters. Reservations must be made by Nov. 28, by calling (570) 325-425l or (570) 952-1164. A brief meeting will be held at 6:30 that evening, with the party to follow.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 21 Race St., Jim Thorpe, will host a free community supper from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 22.

The meal will be turkey and all the trimmings.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

A Thanksgiving Ecumenical service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue. The service is sponsored by the Jim Thorpe Ministerium. Guest preacher will be the Rev. Hinkle of St. John's Lutheran Church, North Street.

Light refreshments will be served following the service.

Office closed

The Jim Thorpe Borough Office will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26 and 27 in observance of Thanksgiving. It will reopen on Monday, Nov. 30, at 8:30 a.m.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Leaf collection

The Jim Thorpe street department's last day for leaf collection will be Fri. Nov. 13. If you have any questions, please call the borough office.

Christmas party

Members of the Phoenix Hose Co. will hold their annual Christmas party on Dec. 4, at the company headquarters. A meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. with the party to follow. Reservations must be made by Nov. 28, by calling, (570) 325-4251 or (570) 952-1164.

Booster Club meeting

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Coats for Children

Saturday, Nov. 14, will be the final day to donate any children's winter coats that you may have, which will be given to families in need. You may take your coats to St. John's Lutheran Church, South Ave., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you would like to donate but cannot make it this Saturday, call Bonnie Hoffman, (610) 554-3528 and she will make arrangements. The coats will be given away on Saturday, Nov. 21 and 28, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

The Shepherd House Food Pantry at Ebenezer E.C. Church will be open on Saturday, Nov. 14 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.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Party held

St. John's Lutheran Church, South Ave., held its annual Halloween party for the children of the Sunday School this week. The children participated in various games, decorating treat bags and of course the parade of costumes. Prizes were awarded to the following; most original, Emelyn Shirley; spookiest, Timmy Tartaglia; prettiest, Kendra Boger; funniest, Akaya Lacey; cutest, Ave Shafer; and judges choice, Matthew Confer. A special guest for the evening was Saint Peter Muhlenberg.

Coat collection

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Friends of the Dimmick Library will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. at the Dimmick Library annex house at 58 Broadway in Jim Thorpe.

The group is currently planning for its fall/winter free community events which will include a program of Irish music on Saturday, Nov. 21, and upcoming "Meet the Author" programs.

Library supporters and book lovers are invited to join the Friends at its meeting or to talk with members about other ways they can get involved to support the library.

For further information call the library at (570) 325-2131.