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Jim Thorpe

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Lions Club Flag

Project continues

The Jim Thorpe Lions Club has received many donations to support the ongoing replacement of American flags around the borough. Donations are still being accepted to help fund the project and ensure the purchase of new flags and the proper replacement of old flags. Please send donations to "American Flag Project," c/o Jim Thorpe Lions Club, P.O. Box 108, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229.

Halloween parade

has a new date

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Christian Education Sunday, will be observed on Sunday, Sept. 23, during the 10:30 a.m. worship service at St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue. The students will be making a wide variety of Christian symbols during Sunday School. Youth members of the church, who attended the Youth Gathering in New Orleans, in July will share some stories of their trip.

A children's time will also be given by Pastor Muhr. He will then install all the Sunday School teachers and helpers.

Community dinner

Monday, September 10, 2012

The Women's Ecumenical Bible study group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 in the Good Shepherd Room of St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue in Jim Thorpe.

All women of the community are invited to attend. This year the group will be studying the book of Acts, under the direction of Mrs. Joan DeAcetis.

Local author appears at Dimmick Friends event on Saturday

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Penn Forest Township Municipal Building, located at 2010 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, will be closed Monday, Sept. 3 for Labor Day, however, the Transfer Station will be open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

The municipal building will also be closed on Wednesday through Friday, Sept. 5-7 for staff training. The building inspector's office hours will be Tuesday, Sept. 4, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and the zoning officer's office hours will be Tuesday, Sept. 4, from 1-4 p.m.

Friday, August 17, 2012

The Jim Thorpe High School football team will have a scrimmage at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the home field. The team will also have home field advantage for another scrimmage on Thursday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m.


The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Memorial Hall on Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 1-6 p.m. Donors should be at least 17 years of age.

Book signing

Local Christian author and baker Jessica Miller-Epps will be at Dimmick Friends House for a book signing.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Reunion committee meeting scheduled

The Jim Thorpe High School alumni reunion committee will meet on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the administration building of the school district on Center Avenue.

The meeting will take place in the second floor conference room.

All phases of the reunion will be confirmed at the meeting.

Dimmick Friends House book signing

"Finding God in the Kitchen" is the new book by author and baker Jessica Miller-Epps.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

There was a great turnout for the August Touchdown Club meeting. Organizers are grateful for the parents who showed up and provided input on the spiritwear design and other fundraising ideas and also volunteered their time for upcoming events.

Important dates to remember: Aug. 17 team and individual photos will be taken between practices at approximately 11:15 a.m. Photo packets and information will be sent home with your child next week.

Aug. 18 Scrimmage at home, 10 a.m.

Aug. 23 Scrimmage at home, 7 p.m.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

There are new office hours for the Penn Forest Township building inspector and zoning officer.

The zoning officer will be in the office on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.

The building inspector will be in the office on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8-11 a.m.

Friday, July 13, 2012

The Shepherd House Food Pantry at Ebenezer E.C. Church will be open on Saturday, July 14 from 9-11 a.m. 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 questions.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Class reunions

Jim Thorpe Area High School Class of 1972 will hold a meeting on Thursday, July 12, at the home of Mary McElmoyle at 7 p.m.

Classmates with questions may contact Bob Gigliotti, (570) 645-5783 or Ed Lewis, (570) 325-4405.

The reunion for the classes of 1955-1965, Jim Thorpe High School will be held on Sept. 29. Reservations must be made by Aug. 1. The reunion will be held at Whispering Pines, Route 903, Penn Forest Fire Company.