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Jim Thorpe

Friday, January 25, 2013

Penn Forest Township

The Penn Forest Township monthly Planning Commission meeting will be held on Monday, Jan. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Penn Forest Township Volunteer Fire Company #1 located at 1387 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe.

As a courtesy, the township is reminding residents that Navitat is currently listed as an agenda item.

The board of supervisors meeting will be held on Monday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. at the municipal building, located at 2010 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Bible Study

The Women's Bible study group of St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the Good Shepherd Room of the church. Group leader is Joan DeAcetis and the group is studying the book of Acts. The group is open to all women of the community.

Community dinner

St. Mark's Episcopal Church will host its monthly community dinner on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 4-6 p.m. A meal of spaghetti and meatballs will be served this month. If you have questions please call (570) 325-2241.


Thursday, January 17, 2013

Bible study

The Women's Bible Study of St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. The group is open to all community women and they meeting in the Good Shepherd Room of the church. They are currently studying the Book of Acts and the leader is Mrs. Joan DeAcetis.

Smoke detectors

Monday, January 7, 2013

Touchdown Booster Club

The Jim Thorpe Olympian Touchdown Booster Club will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 6 p.m. in the commons area of the high school. At this meeting, officers for 2013 will be elected. This includes, president, vice president, secretary and treasurer. As per the club by-laws of 2011, to become an officer, you must have attended 75 percent of the 2012 meetings, and in order to vote, you must have attended at least two consecutive meetings in 2012.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Children's party

The Diligent Fire Company, Centre Ave., will hold its annual Christmas party for the children of the community, on Saturday, Dec. 22, at 1 p.m.

The affair is open to children up to the age of 10.

St. Mark's

The Christmas services for historic St. Mark's/St. John's Episcopal Church, Race St., are as follows: Dec. 24, 7 and 11 p.m. there will be a service in the main church.

On Christmas day, there will be an 8 a.m. service in the chapel.

St. John's Lutheran

Tuesday, December 18, 2012


The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Memorial Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 1-6 p.m. Donors should be 17 years of age and older.

Fire company party

The Diligent Fire Company will hold its annual children's Christmas party on Saturday, Dec. 22, starting at 1 p.m. It is open to youngsters up to the age of 10.

Olde Tyme Christmas

Monday, December 3, 2012

Author to visit Jim Thorpe

Mary McNally Ratto, of the Poconos and author of the suspense novel "The Cain Sanction," will be at the Dimmick Library Friends House during its book sale on Saturday, Dec. 8 from noon to 4 p.m. Ratto will be talking about and signing copies of "The Cain Sanction," a political thriller involving a retired FBI agent, a presidential candidate's headquarters, murder and treachery, and a treasonous conspiracy that threatens to take down the American political system.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Bible study

The women's Bible study at St. John's Lutheran Church, Heights, will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Good Shepherd room of the church. The class meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Joan DeAcetis is the leader and they are studying the book of Acts.

Nativity display

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The Penn Forest Planning Commission meeting that was scheduled for Nov. 26 at the Penn Forest Volunteer Fire Company #1 has been canceled due to lack of agenda.

Any questions should be directed to Cindy at (570) 325-2769.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

St. Mark's Episcopal Church will hold its free community dinner on Sunday, Nov. 18, from 4-6 p.m. at the church on Race Street. This will be the turkey feast.

Toys for Tots registration

Registration for the annual Toys for Tots program will be held on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16-17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Salem Bible Fellowship Church, 1105 Frederick's Grove Road, Lehighton. This is the only location for registration. No phone calls will be accepted.