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Jim Thorpe

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

The Shepherd House Food Pantry at Ebenezer E.C. Church will be open on Saturday, March 10 from 9-11 a.m. Recipients must reside within the Jim Thorpe School District and fall within TEFAP income guidelines. The pantry is located at 441 Center Ave. in Jim Thorpe. Please park in the Cherry Avenue parking lot and enter through the rear entrance.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Reunion meeting changed

Members of the Jim Thorpe High School reunion committee will meet on Monday, March 13, at the old Jim Thorpe Junior High School, Center Avenue.

Touchdown Club

Jim Thorpe Olympian Touchdown Club members will meet on Monday, March 13, at 6 p.m. in the commons area of the high school. Family members, and friends of football players for Jim Thorpe are invited to attend the monthly meetings and help with the upcoming events of the club.

Soup and Scripture

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, will hold Ash Wednesday services tomorrow evening beginning at 7 p.m. There will be imposition of ashes and the Holy Sacrament.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Food pantry

The Shepherd House Food Pantry at Ebenezer E.C. Church will be open on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 9-11 a.m. Recipients must reside within the Jim Thorpe Area School District and fall within TEFAP income guidelines.

The pantry is located at 441 Center Ave. in Jim Thorpe. Please park in the Cherry Avenue parking lot and enter through the rear entrance.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

The Jim Thorpe Community Watch meetings for 2012 will start on Feb. 16. They will be held at 7 p.m., on the third Thursday of the month, at Jim Thorpe Memorial Park.

This year's meetings will feature guest speakers. The meetings and guest speakers are as follows:

Feb. 16: Chief Joseph Schatz will speak on elder care. Officer David Joseph will also be visiting.

March 15: Mark Janner, a martial arts instructor, will provide some self-defense lessons.

April 19: Carbon County Communications Center representatives will show proper procedures when making a 911 call.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Essay contest finalist

The students at Saint Joseph Regional Academy, Jim Thorpe, submitted Stand Up For Life Essays. The essay contest was co-sponsored by the Knights of Columbus of the Diocese of Allentown and the The Diocesan Office of Pro-Life Activities and Social Concerns.

Spencer Wahlmark, a seventh-grade student, was a finalist in the Junior Division, with the theme "On the Dignity of Life." An awards banquet was held on Jan. 15 at the Columbian Home in Allentown.

Smoke detectors

Monday, January 30, 2012

Financial Aid night

The Jim Thorpe Area High School guidance office will hold a Financial Aid Night on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 6:30 p.m., in the high school auditorium. This presentation will be open to any interested students and parents.

A representative from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) will conduct the presentation. Guidance personnel will be available after the program to answer specific questions pertaining to aid for college.

Snow date will be Wednesday, Feb. 1.

Monday, January 23, 2012

The Jim Thorpe Area High School guidance office will hold a Financial Aid Night on Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 6:30 p.m., in the high school auditorium. This presentation will be open to any interested students and parents.

A representative from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) will conduct the presentation. Guidance personnel will be available after the program to answer specific questions pertaining to aid for college.

Snow date will be Wednesday, Feb. 1.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Volunteers needed

The Shepherd House Food Pantry at Ebenezer E. C. Church, Centre Ave., serves 100 families each month and that number is growing due to the unemployment rate increase.

Volunteers are needed to help unload the food delivery truck and stock the shelves. Without the generous help of volunteers the pantry cannot provide this food assistance to the community.

If you are available to donate a few hours of your time the morning of Jan. 25, call (570) 325-2855.

Community Supper

Friday, January 13, 2012

Food pantry slated

The Shepherd House Food Pantry at Ebenezer E.C. Church will be open on Saturday, Jan. 14 from 9-11 a.m. Recipients must reside within the Jim Thorpe School District and fall within TEFAP income guidelines. The pantry is located at 441 Center Ave. in Jim Thorpe. Please park in the Cherry Avenue parking lot and enter through the rear entrance.