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Jim Thorpe

Monday, November 28, 2011

Fire company party

Members of the Phoenix Fire Company will hold their Christmas party on Friday, Dec. 9, at the company headquarters. The party will follow the 6 p.m. meeting of the members. Arlene will be accepting reservations until Dec. 3, by calling (570) 325-4251.

Mitten tree

Monday, November 21, 2011

Mitten Tree

The Jim Thorpe Lioness will again be sponsoring a Mitten Tree in the Railroad Station during the Olde Time Christmas Festival. This is their 12th year collecting mittens, gloves, hats and scarves to be distributed to the community food banks and Head Start.

The members would like to thank those who participated in the past and hope you will continue to support the future endeavors. The festival will be held the first weekend in December.

Garbage collection

Monday, November 14, 2011

The following dates are scheduled for the registration for children for the annual Toys for Tots campaign. Registration will be held at Salem Bible Fellowship Church, 1105 Fredericks Grove Road, Lehighton, on Nov. 18, 19, Dec. 2, 3, 9 and 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. To ensure that a family is eligible for the program there must be a letter from your church/clergy, proof of public assistance or proof of unemployment.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Food pantry

The Shepherd House Food Pantry at Ebenezer E.C. Church will be open on Saturday Nov. 12 from 9-11 a.m. Recipients must live within the Jim Thorpe Area School District and fall within required income levels.

Call (570) 325-2855 for more information. The church is located at 441 Center Ave. in Jim Thorpe.

Monday, November 7, 2011

The Schuylkill-Carbon Marine Corps League will hold registration for this year's Toys for Tots campaign. Registration will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. The dates for November are 11,12, 18 and 19, and for December, the 2, 3, 9 and 10. The registration location for Carbon County residents will be at Salem Bible Fellowship Church, 1105 Frederick's Grove Road, Lehighton. This is the only location for registration. No phone calls will be accepted.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Members of the Phoenix Fire Company are beginning to plan their annual Christmas party to be held on Dec. 9, at the company headquarters. The company meeting at 6 p.m. will begin the evening of festivities. The party will follow the meeting. Reservations must be made by Dec. 3 and you may call Arlene, at (570) 325-4251.

Leaf pickup

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

All Saints Sunday, will be observed at St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, on Sunday, Nov. 6, during the 10:30 a.m. worship service. In addition to prayers for those church members, who passed away this past year, a candle will be lighted as the organ chimes in memory of the loved ones.

Monday, October 31, 2011

The next meeting for the committee planning the joint class reunion of Jim Thorpe High School 1955-1965, will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 6:30 p.m. in the administration building of the Jim Thorpe Area School District, on Center Avenue. Any one that would like to join the committee in helping to plan the 2012 event, is invited to attend the meeting.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Parade route

The Jim Thorpe Halloween parade will be held on Sunday, Oct. 30, starting at 4 p.m. The parade route is as follows: It will begin at the Jim Thorpe High School and proceed down Center Street to Ninth and onto North Street. It will end at Second and Center streets.

The committee is asking that there be no parking along the parade route. Those parked along the route will be ticketed.

Bible study

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Community supper

A free community supper will be held on Sunday, Oct. 23, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 21 Race St., from 4-6 p.m. The meal for this month will be pork and sauerkraut.

Halloween party

The Sunday School of St. John's Lutheran Church, South Avenue, will hold its annual Halloween party on Monday, Oct. 24, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the church auditorium. The party is for youngsters of the Sunday School from nursery through sixth grade. There will be games, prizes and refreshments.

Halloween parade