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Calgary Sun
Simmons Says: Did lack of character cost Kessel spot on Team USA?For the record, I never covered Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson, Willie Mays,
Simmons Says: Did lack of character cost Kessel spot on Team USA?
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
For the record, I never covered Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson, Willie Mays, Bobby Orr, Wilt Chamberlain, Jim Brown, or Jim Thorpe ... The longer the playoffs go, the more I wonder: How many offside goals did we miss in our lifetime? ... Happy... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The world's greatest athlete reveals which major pro sport requires the most athleticismWhen an American Indian named Jim Thorpe won the gold medal in the decathlon at
The world's greatest athlete reveals which major pro sport requires the most athleticism
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
When an American Indian named Jim Thorpe won the gold medal in the decathlon at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, legend has it that King Gustav V of Sweden presented him the medal and said, “You, sir, are the greatest athlete in the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The world's greatest athlete reveals which major pro sport requires the most athleticismWhen an American Indian named Jim Thorpe won the gold medal in the decathlon at
The world's greatest athlete reveals which major pro sport requires the most athleticism
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
When an American Indian named Jim Thorpe won the gold medal in the decathlon at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, legend has it that King Gustav V of Sweden presented him the medal and said, “You, sir, are the greatest athlete in the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The world's greatest athlete reveals which major pro sport requires the most athleticismWhen an American Indian named Jim Thorpe won the gold medal in the decathlon at
The world's greatest athlete reveals which major pro sport requires the most athleticism
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
When an American Indian named Jim Thorpe won the gold medal in the decathlon at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, legend has it that King Gustav V of Sweden presented him the medal and said, “You, sir, are the greatest athlete in the... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County court — drugsto one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested on Nov. 23, 2
Carbon County court — drugs
Times News / Posted yesterday
to one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested on Nov. 23, 2015, in the 900 block of Oak Street by Jim Thorpe police following a traffic stop. Ross was a passenger in the vehicle and was found with a pipe used to smoke... Read more
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Times News
MCT Bank recognizes Community HeroesChunk Trust Company unveiled its 17th annual Community Heroes recipients on Fri
MCT Bank recognizes Community Heroes
Times News / Posted yesterday
Chunk Trust Company unveiled its 17th annual Community Heroes recipients on Friday at the North Street branch office in Jim Thorpe. The charities selected by this year’s Community Heroes are: Tamaqua Public Library, Sacred Heart Church in... Read more
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Times News
Memorial Day events(even number years); 11:30 a.m.,Packerton Cemetery; noon,Packerton Veterans’ Me
Memorial Day events
Times News / Posted yesterday
(even number years); 11:30 a.m.,Packerton Cemetery; noon,Packerton Veterans’ Memorial (Zion Lutheran Church Packerton) Jim Thorpe: Dolon-Jones-Martino American Legion Post 304 Memorial Day Services. The following monuments will have a short... Read more
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Times News
Summit Hill parade lineupstreets — Schuylkill-Carbon Marine Corps League, Nolan Ritchie Stay Afloat Foun
Summit Hill parade lineup
Times News / Posted yesterday
streets — Schuylkill-Carbon Marine Corps League, Nolan Ritchie Stay Afloat Foundation, Carbon County Sheriff’s Department, Jim Thorpe AOH, Jim Thorpe Area High School Marching Band, SummitHillParade.com, PA Outdoor Veterans Inc., parade collection... Read more
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Times News
Hay soars to gold medalLogan Blasiak has a chance to give the Blue Bombers two state titles as the No.
Hay soars to gold medal
Times News / Posted yesterday
Logan Blasiak has a chance to give the Blue Bombers two state titles as the No. 1 seed in the Class AA pole vault (14-0). Jim Thorpe sisters Autumn and Brooke Cope are the fifth and seventh seeds, respectively, in the Class AAA javelin, and both... Read more
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Times News
Carbon Career & Technical Institute academic awardsDan Linendoll, $200 Carbon Lodge No. 242 Free & Accepted Masons Award: David D
Carbon Career & Technical Institute academic awards
Times News / Posted yesterday
Dan Linendoll, $200 Carbon Lodge No. 242 Free & Accepted Masons Award: David Dorosh and Kristie Schaeffer, $250 each Jim Thorpe Rotary Club Award: Matt Curreri, $500 Palmerton Hungarian Club Award: Amber Harvey and Zach Seiler, $100... Read more
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The Morning Call
Interviewing Danielle Nicole: Blues singer finding her way after Trampled Under Foot1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville. Tickets: $15, $25 (cabaret section has o
Interviewing Danielle Nicole: Blues singer finding her way after Trampled Under Foot
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
1894, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville. Tickets: $15, $25 (cabaret section has only single seats left), www.st94.com, 215-257-5808. ALSO, 8 p.m. June 4, Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. Tickets: $18, www.mcohjt.com, 570-325... Read more
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Times News
Man pleads guilty in six casescriminal cases on Thursday in the county court. James V. Kutchera Jr., 29, of
Man pleads guilty in six cases
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
criminal cases on Thursday in the county court. James V. Kutchera Jr., 29, of Philadelphia, and formerly of Lehighton and Jim Thorpe, pleaded to four counts of driving under the influence and one count each of possession with intent to deliver a... Read more
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examiner.com
Eastern Pennsylvania's best bass fishing waterslocated west of Barnesville, near Route 52. * Mauch Chunk Lake: This popular 3
Eastern Pennsylvania's best bass fishing waters
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
located west of Barnesville, near Route 52. * Mauch Chunk Lake: This popular 330-acre Big Bass regulation lake west of Jim Thorpe on Lentz Trail Road, offers good bassing, however the fish are traditionally small. * Lake Minsi: This frequently... Read more
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Times News
CCTI graduates celebrate journey, look to futureBrittany Higgins, like many Carbon Career & Technical Institute students, chose
CCTI graduates celebrate journey, look to future
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
Brittany Higgins, like many Carbon Career & Technical Institute students, chose to attend the Jim Thorpe school as a way of “finding themselves” in a way they couldn’t at their home schools. Along the way they found each other, joined one of the... Read more
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Times News
Carbon court newsRecovery Associates, Norfolk, Virginia, filed two actions as follows: Sandy Den
Carbon court news
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
Recovery Associates, Norfolk, Virginia, filed two actions as follows: Sandy Denino, 159 Susquehanna Drive, Jim Thorpe, seeking $1,527.16; and Donna E. Bell, 153 Valley View Drive, Albrightsville, seeking $605.03. Midland Funding,... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County property transfersChase Bank N.A., to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Oklahoma City,
Carbon County property transfers
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
Chase Bank N.A., to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, property at 223 Fairview St., $1. Jim Thorpe Gerald J. Nederostek to Jennifer Nederostek, 635 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, three transactions, two properties on... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Seasoned Merkel won't be in awe at statesbattle with Merkel on Saturday. In addition to Wiltrout and Smith, Villa Maria’
Seasoned Merkel won't be in awe at states
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
battle with Merkel on Saturday. In addition to Wiltrout and Smith, Villa Maria’s Erin Zimmerman (138-0) is the third seed, Jim Thorpe sisters Autumn (131-0) and Brooke (130-2) Cope are seeded 6-7, and Jocelen Ruth of Kutztown is the eighth seed... Read more
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The Express-Times
Northampton Community College celebrates class of 2016Green, AAS; George Simons, SD; Alexander Torres, AA Honesdale: Logan St. Clai
Northampton Community College celebrates class of 2016
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Green, AAS; George Simons, SD; Alexander Torres, AA Honesdale: Logan St. Clair, AA Honey Brook: Jennifer Spade, SD Jim Thorpe: Amy Jaskot, AS Kresgeville: Amanda Santiago, AAS Kunkletown: Dana Borger, AAS; Chelsea Buck, AAS; Robert... Read more
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Times News
Legendary lineup heading to Penn’s Peakbest Beatles tribute ever, you won’t want to miss The Fab Four — The Ultimate T
Legendary lineup heading to Penn’s Peak
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
best Beatles tribute ever, you won’t want to miss The Fab Four — The Ultimate Tribute at 8 p.m. June 5 at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe. The Emmy Award winning Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to their precise attention... Read more
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Times News
Bloomsburg announces dean’s list3.5 or higher (based on 4.0) during the semester. Area students include: Carb
Bloomsburg announces dean’s list
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
3.5 or higher (based on 4.0) during the semester. Area students include: Carbon County Beaver Meadows: Christopher Cann Jim Thorpe: Gianna Leigh Bucci, Tyler Edward Mangold, Amanda Lee McHugh Lansford: Sarah Marouchoc Lehighton: Derek Scott... Read more
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Times News
Bound for StatesBrenna Karnish qualified in the shot put after making the ‘Trip to Ship’ a year
Bound for States
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
Brenna Karnish qualified in the shot put after making the ‘Trip to Ship’ a year ago in the discus. Time to Shine Jim Thorpe’s Rayan Green will be returning to Shippensburg in the triple jump, an event he was seventh in last... Read more
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Newton Daily News
A year in Newton: OPEN student wraps up year with host familiesthe first time we’d had a student stay with us,” Joan Thorpe said. “Vlada is su
A year in Newton: OPEN student wraps up year with host families
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
the first time we’d had a student stay with us,” Joan Thorpe said. “Vlada is such a hard worker. She’s very disciplined.” Jim Thorpe said while Osadcha was getting acclimated to the U.S. when she arrived at the Smiths in August, her arrival at the... Read more
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Times News
Carbon rail commission votes to survey propertyhelp of Lansford. Gerhard said that he still feels selling it, even though the
Carbon rail commission votes to survey property
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
help of Lansford. Gerhard said that he still feels selling it, even though the county has received letters of concern from Jim Thorpe and Nesquehoning, which the line travels through, and a county resident, is the best option because it is a... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Choicesthe first time we’d had a student stay with us,” Joan Thorpe said. “Vlada is su
Choices
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
the first time we’d had a student stay with us,” Joan Thorpe said. “Vlada is such a hard worker. She’s very disciplined.” Jim Thorpe said while Osadcha was getting acclimated to the U.S. when she arrived at the Smiths in August, her arrival at the... Read more
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Times News
1 dead, 1 critical after fallA Nazareth man fell to his death just after noon on Wednesday at Glen Onoko Fal
1 dead, 1 critical after fall
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
A Nazareth man fell to his death just after noon on Wednesday at Glen Onoko Falls in Jim Thorpe, a site known for its beauty as well as its danger. Police said Rahman Mustafa Hassan, 18, was hiking in the Lehigh Gorge State Park in Lehigh Township... Read more
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TribLIVE
1 teen killed, 1 critically hurt in plunge from waterfallkilled, 1 critically hurt in plunge from waterfall | TribLIVE JIM THORPE — P
1 teen killed, 1 critically hurt in plunge from waterfall
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
killed, 1 critically hurt in plunge from waterfall | TribLIVE JIM THORPE — Police have identified two teenage hikers who fell from atop a waterfall in northeastern Pennsylvania, killing... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
TRAGIC FALL: One dies, another injured at Glen OnokoOne person was killed and another seriously injured on the Glen Onoko trail nea
TRAGIC FALL: One dies, another injured at Glen Onoko
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
One person was killed and another seriously injured on the Glen Onoko trail near Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, on Wednesday. The pair — Rahman Mustafa Hassan, 18, Nazareth, and Fadi Abboud, 19, Allentown — were part of a group of five people hiking a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Top 5 Concerts of the Coming WeekW. Temple Ave. Tickets: $15,$25, www.st94.com, 215-257-5808. Also, 8 p.m. June
Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
W. Temple Ave. Tickets: $15,$25, www.st94.com, 215-257-5808. Also, 8 p.m. June 4, Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. Tickets: $18, www.mcohjt.com, 570-325-0249. 5. CRYSTAL BOWERSOX But in the years since, Bowersox's debut album,... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
1 dead, 1 injured after fall at popular hiking spotJIM THORPE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say one person died and another was seriousl
1 dead, 1 injured after fall at popular hiking spot
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
JIM THORPE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say one person died and another was seriously injured following a fall at a popular eastern Pennsylvania hiking spot. Rescue crews in Carbon county were called to Glen Onoko Falls in Jim Thorpe shortly after noon... Read more
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Times News
1 dead, 1 critical after fall at Glen OnokoA Nazareth man fell to his death just after noon on Wednesday at Glen Onoko Fal
1 dead, 1 critical after fall at Glen Onoko
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
A Nazareth man fell to his death just after noon on Wednesday at Glen Onoko Falls in Jim Thorpe. Police said Rahman Mustafa Hassan, 18, was hiking in the Lehigh Gorge State Park in Lehigh Township with a group of friends. According to state police... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County property transfersTownship William R. Gaumer to Ty McFarland, 175 Maury Road, Lehighton, propert
Carbon County property transfers
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
Township William R. Gaumer to Ty McFarland, 175 Maury Road, Lehighton, property at 175 Maury Road, $169,000. Jim Thorpe Pamela A. Pfeiffer to Joan M. Pfeiffer, 814 Lehigh St., Jim Thorpe, property at 814 Lehigh St., $1. Kidder... Read more
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Times News
Top honors limited to Jim Thorpe school years Grades from other districts won’t be considered for valedictorianJim Thorpe Area School Board members recently passed a policy aimed at making c
Top honors limited to Jim Thorpe school years Grades from other districts won’t be considered for valedictorian
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
Jim Thorpe Area School Board members recently passed a policy aimed at making class rank equitable between longtime students and students who transfer into the district. The school district’s superintendent has agreed to implement the policy, but... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County court — Parole/probation revocationoffice against defendants who violated the terms of their release. The followi
Carbon County court — Parole/probation revocation
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
office against defendants who violated the terms of their release. The following had hearings held. Peter Hydro,47, of Jim Thorpe, had his parole revoked on a charge of persistent disorderly conduct on petition of probation officer Derek George... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
One dead, another injured at Glen Onoko fallsOne person was killed and another seriously injured on the Glen Onoko trail nea
One dead, another injured at Glen Onoko falls
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
One person was killed and another seriously injured on the Glen Onoko trail near Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, on Wednesday. Jim Thorpe Deputy Fire Chief Vince Yaich said emergency responders were called for the rescue on the trail at 12:10 p.m. Crews... Read more
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The Morning Call
Coroner called to Glen Onoko Falls where two hikers reportedly fellJIM THORPE — The Carbon County Coroner's office has been dispatched to Glen Ono
Coroner called to Glen Onoko Falls where two hikers reportedly fell
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
JIM THORPE — The Carbon County Coroner's office has been dispatched to Glen Onoko Falls near Jim Thorpe where two people apparently fell from one of the highest waterfalls along the trail, according to emergency radio alerts. The rescue operation... Read more
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Times News
Update: Coroner, rescue crews called to Glen OnokoEmergency crews were called to Glen Onoko Falls in Jim Thorpe around 12:15 p.m.
Update: Coroner, rescue crews called to Glen Onoko
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
Emergency crews were called to Glen Onoko Falls in Jim Thorpe around 12:15 p.m. after two people fell, according to scanner reports. One of the individuals remains unresponsive with bleeding from the head, while a second person is responsive but... Read more
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Times News
Crews called to Glen Onoko for two fallsEmergency crews were called to Glen Onoko Falls in Jim Thorpe around 12:15 p.m.
Crews called to Glen Onoko for two falls
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
Emergency crews were called to Glen Onoko Falls in Jim Thorpe around 12:15 p.m. after two people fell, according to scanner reports. One of the individuals remains unresponsive with bleeding from the head, while a second person is responsive but... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Weatherly track athletes make historyusually running alongside Mahanoy Area at dual meets and in various invitationa
Weatherly track athletes make history
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
usually running alongside Mahanoy Area at dual meets and in various invitationals. This year those invites included ones in Jim Thorpe, Tamaqua and Pine Grove. Jonathan Kiddish is the Wreckers’ head coach. “The Weatherly track and field team... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, May 25store and gave a false name to an officer when asked for her identity. The woma
Police, May 25
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
store and gave a false name to an officer when asked for her identity. The woman whose name she used, Angela N. Schlier of Jim Thorpe, initially was charged, and came forward to police after learning of the charges. ■ Tammy J. Heiserman, 40,... Read more
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The Morning Call
4 Andrettis finish in top 15 at 1991 Indy 500surgery, threw for 532 yards and four touchdowns in 2005 before his injury. 19
4 Andrettis finish in top 15 at 1991 Indy 500
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
surgery, threw for 532 yards and four touchdowns in 2005 before his injury. 1986—By a vote of 7-4, the 11 seniors on Jim Thorpe's baseball team (14-4) vote to forfeit a District 11 Class A first-round baseball playoff game to Salisbury in... Read more
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Times News
Jim Thorpe newsVacation Bible Schools Information has been received from two churches in Jim
Jim Thorpe news
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
Vacation Bible Schools Information has been received from two churches in Jim Thorpe that will be sponsoring Vacation Bible School this summer for the children of the community. Ebenezer E.C. Church, 441 Centre Ave., will hold its Bible school from... Read more
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Times News
On This DateMay 24, 1971 - Glenn Behr collects two hits and knocks in a pair of runs to lea
On This Date
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
May 24, 1971 - Glenn Behr collects two hits and knocks in a pair of runs to lead Tamaqua to a 17-0 rout of Jim Thorpe. Gene Boyle contributes two hits and scores two runs, while Mike Heller allows just one hit and no runs in gaining the pitching win.... Read more
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Times News
Glee Club lifts voices for mental healthMembers of Jim Thorpe Area High School’s Glee Club used their collective voice
Glee Club lifts voices for mental health
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
Members of Jim Thorpe Area High School’s Glee Club used their collective voice to draw attention to mental health issues Monday night. The singing group held its annual year-end benefit concert Thursday. This year’s program benefits the Bo Tkach... Read more
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Times News
Memorial Day events(even number years); 11:30 a.m.,Packerton Cemetery; noon,Packerton Veterans’ Me
Memorial Day events
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
(even number years); 11:30 a.m.,Packerton Cemetery; noon,Packerton Veterans’ Memorial (Zion Lutheran Church Packerton) Jim Thorpe: Dolon-Jones-Martino American Legion Post 304 Memorial Day Services. The following monuments will have a short... Read more
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Style Weekly
"Gridiron Glory: the Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame" at the Virginia Historical Societylate-19th-century origins to the cultural phenomenon of today. Artifacts includ
"Gridiron Glory: the Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame" at the Virginia Historical Society
Style Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
late-19th-century origins to the cultural phenomenon of today. Artifacts include the 1917 game ball used by the legendary Jim Thorpe and the Canton Bulldogs, Tom Dempsey’s famous kicking shoe created for his half-foot, Pittsburgh Steeler lineman... Read more
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Times News
Different kind of balancing actof school left for children in the Tamaqua and Lehighton school districts and s
Different kind of balancing act
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
of school left for children in the Tamaqua and Lehighton school districts and seven days remaining for Panther Valley and Jim Thorpe; and then if there are approximately 101 days until Tamaqua schools are back in session, 112 days for Lehighton,... Read more
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Times News
JIM THORPE’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONThis year’s Jim Thorpe’s Birthday Weekend was the first event to occur since a
JIM THORPE’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
This year’s Jim Thorpe’s Birthday Weekend was the first event to occur since a federal court action ruled the body can stay in the town of its namesake. In attendance at the celebration, held Saturday and Sunday, was John Thorpe, a grandson to the... Read more
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Times News
Jim Thorpe inductees are Foster, Kanick, McElmoyleThe Carbon County Area Hall of Fame banquet will be held Sunday, May 29 at Memo
Jim Thorpe inductees are Foster, Kanick, McElmoyle
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
The Carbon County Area Hall of Fame banquet will be held Sunday, May 29 at Memorial Hall in Jim Thorpe. The doors will open at 1 p.m. This year’s inductees are: Palmerton - John Kleintop, Ted Plessl and Mike Dakan. Lehighton - Jim Remaley, Monroe... Read more
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Times News
John Thorpe: 'The town is at rest'This year’s Jim Thorpe’s Birthday Weekend was the first event to occur since a
John Thorpe: 'The town is at rest'
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
This year’s Jim Thorpe’s Birthday Weekend was the first event to occur since a federal court action ruled the body can stay in the town of its namesake. In attendance at the celebration, held Saturday and Sunday, was John Thorpe, a grandson to the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mining, railroad history come alive for societyDave Orbin of Drums. The 21-by-56-foot layout has representations of Hazleton,
Mining, railroad history come alive for society
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Dave Orbin of Drums. The 21-by-56-foot layout has representations of Hazleton, Weatherly, Harleigh, Ashmore, Eckley, Jim Thorpe and Pottsville. A massive and breath-taking Bethlehem Steel Co. complex was scratch-built by member Tony... Read more
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