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Detroit Free Press
Iowa-Michigan will be a Detroit CB showdownand was in on three stops. By last year, both players were all-Americans. King
Iowa-Michigan will be a Detroit CB showdown
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 hours ago
and was in on three stops. By last year, both players were all-Americans. King got something Lewis did not, though — the Jim Thorpe Award, given to the nation’s best defensive back. Lewis joked that he was going to take that back this fall. “I’m... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘The most explosive human I’ve ever seen’the ball, he’d probably be our best slot receiver. He could give anybody a run
‘The most explosive human I’ve ever seen’
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
the ball, he’d probably be our best slot receiver. He could give anybody a run for their money as our best tailback. He’s a Jim Thorpe type of guy. … I’d hate to diminish anyone but off the top of my head I can’t think of anyone (in college that... Read more
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Times News
Thorpe driver in Schuylkill crashA Jim Thorpe driver was involved in a two-vehicle crash around 8:30 p.m. on Sun
Thorpe driver in Schuylkill crash
Times News / Posted yesterday
A Jim Thorpe driver was involved in a two-vehicle crash around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday along Route 61 at Brick Hill Road in West Brunswick Township, Schuylkill County. State police at Schuylkill Haven said Joann McLainwalter, 64, was southbound on 61... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Rail tour celebrates ownership of Humboldt lineruns which cater to people who ride bicycles along trails. “The bike riders ge
Rail tour celebrates ownership of Humboldt line
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
runs which cater to people who ride bicycles along trails. “The bike riders get off the train, and ride their bikes in Jim Thorpe and White Haven,” Michel said. The third car was a conventional coach car, which has seats similar to a bus. The... Read more
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Herald Sun
The defining moments of every OlympicsPietri’s disqualification, but he was still handed a gilded silver cup the next
The defining moments of every Olympics
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
Pietri’s disqualification, but he was still handed a gilded silver cup the next day by Queen Alexandra. HEADLINE: American Jim Thorpe won the pentathlon and decathlon but was later disqualified when it was discovered he had accepted money before... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Keeping the Olympics From Flaming Outentertained them kept us from seeing the likes of Pelé, Bobby Orr, or Wilt Cham
Keeping the Olympics From Flaming Out
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted yesterday
entertained them kept us from seeing the likes of Pelé, Bobby Orr, or Wilt Chamberlain with medals around their necks, and Jim Thorpe from keeping his golds. Pierre de Coubertin, the man who spearheaded the revival of the Olympic Games in the late... Read more
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Times News
Heavy thunderstorm fells treesthroughout the area as storms lashed the region. As of 5:30 p.m., PPL was repo
Heavy thunderstorm fells trees
Times News / Posted yesterday
throughout the area as storms lashed the region. As of 5:30 p.m., PPL was reporting 150 customers without power in the Jim Thorpe Area and 414 in the Walnutport area. In Lehighton, a tree was struck by lightning and split, according to scanner... Read more
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Times News
Free Clothing giveawaySt. John’s Lutheran Church, 319 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, will hold its annual fr
Free Clothing giveaway
Times News / Posted yesterday
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 319 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, will hold its annual free clothing giveaway beginning Aug. 4 through Aug. 20. Days and hours are: Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Fridays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The defining moments of every OlympicsPietri’s disqualification, but he was still handed a gilded silver cup the next
The defining moments of every Olympics
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
Pietri’s disqualification, but he was still handed a gilded silver cup the next day by Queen Alexandra. HEADLINE: American Jim Thorpe won the pentathlon and decathlon but was later disqualified when it was discovered he had accepted money before... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The defining moments of every OlympicsPietri’s disqualification, but he was still handed a gilded silver cup the next
The defining moments of every Olympics
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Pietri’s disqualification, but he was still handed a gilded silver cup the next day by Queen Alexandra. HEADLINE: American Jim Thorpe won the pentathlon and decathlon but was later disqualified when it was discovered he had accepted money before... Read more
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Times News
Summit Hill mini-mart seeks beer licenseMarket at 128 E. Amidon St. is hoping to obtain the license currently held by T
Summit Hill mini-mart seeks beer license
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
Market at 128 E. Amidon St. is hoping to obtain the license currently held by Terpstra’s Tavern, 501 North St. in Jim Thorpe. Summit Hill Borough Council received a letter from the attorney representing the mini-mart requesting the... Read more
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Times News
Jim Thorpe police report recent arrestsJim Thorpe police reportedon the following arrests made by officers. • Michael
Jim Thorpe police report recent arrests
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
Jim Thorpe police reportedon the following arrests made by officers. • Michael R. Hricik, 36, of 101 Chippy Circle, Jim Thorpe, has been charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance and careless driving for an incident on Jan.... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The Olympic Storylines You Absolutely Need To Knowthe 110-meter hurdles, as well as the long jump. The U.S. has produced the wor
The Olympic Storylines You Absolutely Need To Know
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
the 110-meter hurdles, as well as the long jump. The U.S. has produced the world's greatest Olympic decathletes, from Jim Thorpe (1912) to Rafer Johnson (1960) to Bruce (now Caitlyn) Jenner (1976). Yet only one American ever won the decathlon... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Olympic Storylines You Absolutely Need To Knowthe 110 meter hurdles, as well as the long jump. The U.S. has produced the wor
The Olympic Storylines You Absolutely Need To Know
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
the 110 meter hurdles, as well as the long jump. The U.S. has produced the world's greatest Olympic decathletes, from Jim Thorpe (1912) to Rafer Johnson (1960) to Bruce (now Caitlyn) Jenner (1976). Yet only one American ever won the decathlon... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Room to grow: Nicholson gardener transforms grassy plot into vivid, ornamental garden community enjoysof Folgers coffee canisters. There’s a wooden Santa Claus statue that Mrs. Ell
Room to grow: Nicholson gardener transforms grassy plot into vivid, ornamental garden community enjoys
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
of Folgers coffee canisters. There’s a wooden Santa Claus statue that Mrs. Ellenberger bought off a man during a trip to Jim Thorpe, a collection of birdhouses and giant wagon wheels. A dragonfly mounted on the side of the house was made of old... Read more
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9NewsNow WUSA 9 Washington, D.C.
DeAngelo Hall to the Hall of Famehis college career with 172 total tackles and eight interceptions before turnin
DeAngelo Hall to the Hall of Fame
9NewsNow WUSA 9 Washington, D.C. / Posted 2 days ago
his college career with 172 total tackles and eight interceptions before turning pro after his junior year. Hall was a Jim Thorpe Award semifinalist and holds the school record for punts returned for a touchdown not only in a game, but a season... Read more
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Times News
Storm damage affecting roads around the areaentire Times News readership area through 6:15 p.m. As of 5:30 p.m., PPL is re
Storm damage affecting roads around the area
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
entire Times News readership area through 6:15 p.m. As of 5:30 p.m., PPL is reporting 150 customers without power in the Jim Thorpe Area and 414 in the Walnutport area. In Lehighton, a tree was reportedly struck by lightning and split. North... Read more
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The Morning Call
Public meetings announced for PennEast pipeline environmental reporttake place Aug 15 at the Best Western Lehigh Valley Conference Center at 300 Ga
Public meetings announced for PennEast pipeline environmental report
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
take place Aug 15 at the Best Western Lehigh Valley Conference Center at 300 Gateway Drive. A meeting at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe will also be held the same day. Other meetings will be held Aug 16-17 in Lahaska and Wilkes-Barre. In New Jersey,... Read more
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Rice Owls
Filip Selected to Compete at 23rd Annual Thorpe Cup25, 2016By: Kenny Bybee (kab10@rice.edu) Named in honor of Oklahoma native and
Filip Selected to Compete at 23rd Annual Thorpe Cup
Rice Owls / Posted 2 days ago
25, 2016By: Kenny Bybee (kab10@rice.edu) Named in honor of Oklahoma native and 1912 Olympic decathlon champion, Jim Thorpe, the 23rd annual Thorpe Cup competition will be held on the campus of the University of Arkansas at John McDonnell... Read more
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The Morning Call
Rob Zombie, Engelbert Humperdinck to play Sands Bethlehem Event CenterHe has had 23 Top 100 hits in the United States. Humperdinck played at the cen
Rob Zombie, Engelbert Humperdinck to play Sands Bethlehem Event Center
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
He has had 23 Top 100 hits in the United States. Humperdinck played at the center in 2012. He also played Penn’s Peak near Jim Thorpe in November 2014; Easton’s State Theatre in 2009, 2004, 1999 and 1991; Allentown’s Miller Symphony Hall in 1992;... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Who is the SEC's top football player of all-time?with 3,181 yards. Defensive back. Tennessee. 2007-09. Two-time All-American. 2
Who is the SEC's top football player of all-time?
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 3 days ago
with 3,181 yards. Defensive back. Tennessee. 2007-09. Two-time All-American. 2008 SEC Defensive Player of the Year, 2009 Jim Thorpe Award winner. No. 5 draft pick in 2010. Running back. LSU. 1995-98. SEC’s third all-time rusher (4,557 yards).... Read more
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Times News
Thorpe powers to winJim Thorpe belted seven home runs in a Panther Valley Little League Tournament
Thorpe powers to win
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
Jim Thorpe belted seven home runs in a Panther Valley Little League Tournament rout of Franklin Township. LITTLE LEAGUE PV 11-12 Tournament Jim Thorpe-Franklin James Lordi and Jared Joyce both belted three home runs to lead Jim Thorpe to a 19-4... Read more
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Times News
Long was a three-sport star at ThorpeMatt Long graduated from Jim Thorpe High School in 2001 and in his career he ea
Long was a three-sport star at Thorpe
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
Matt Long graduated from Jim Thorpe High School in 2001 and in his career he earned 10 varsity letters in three sports; football, basketball and baseball. As a quarterback, Long passed for 4,411 yards and 38 TD’s over 29 games. He was named... Read more
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Times News
St. Ann’s Church set for demolition next weekRev. Leo Fahey, was buried there in 1919. In 2009, Fahey’s body was reinterred
St. Ann’s Church set for demolition next week
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
Rev. Leo Fahey, was buried there in 1919. In 2009, Fahey’s body was reinterred at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Jim Thorpe. Kerr said that the building sat on the market since 2008, failing to attract a buyer. The parish which absorbed... Read more
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Times News
Former county man admits raping young girlA former Jim Thorpe man pleaded guilty on Thursday in Carbon County court to a
Former county man admits raping young girl
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
A former Jim Thorpe man pleaded guilty on Thursday in Carbon County court to a charge of rape and is facing a long state prison term at the time of sentencing. James Acevedo-Schneider, 26, now an inmate at the state correctional institution at... Read more
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Times News
Moravian College dean’s listClass of 2016. Germansville: Tiffany Gumina, Class of 2015; Devin Haddad, Clas
Moravian College dean’s list
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
Class of 2016. Germansville: Tiffany Gumina, Class of 2015; Devin Haddad, Class of 2015; Marie Mikols, Class of 2015. Jim Thorpe: Frank Sparacio, Class of 2017. Lehighton: Skylar Eidem, Class of 2017; Stacey Kerschner, Class of 2016; Rowan... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Little LeagueArticle Tools Panther Valley Tournament Jim Thorpe 19, Franklin Township 4 —
Little League
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Article Tools Panther Valley Tournament Jim Thorpe 19, Franklin Township 4 — James Lordi and Jared Joyce each connected for three home runs to power Jim Thorpe to its win. Joyce went 4-for-4 on the day, adding double to his three home runs. Lordi... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County court — ARDadmit guilt in entering the program. All were placed for a year, unless otherwi
Carbon County court — ARD
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
admit guilt in entering the program. All were placed for a year, unless otherwise noted. Michael David Creveling, 19, of Jim Thorpe, was placed for six months on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested on Feb. 28 at... Read more
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Times News
Macy’s comes to the streets of Jim ThorpeEarly Thursday morning a small Carbon County town was ready for its close-up as
Macy’s comes to the streets of Jim Thorpe
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
Early Thursday morning a small Carbon County town was ready for its close-up as a 19-person crew took to the streets of Jim Thorpe for a winter photo shoot. Macy’s Department Store starts the production of its seasonal clothing lines months before... Read more
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Times News
Thorpe man cited for harassmentTamaqua police have cited Francesco Pavia, 24, of 226 North Ave., Jim Thorpe, f
Thorpe man cited for harassment
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
Tamaqua police have cited Francesco Pavia, 24, of 226 North Ave., Jim Thorpe, for making threatening phone calls to a Tamaqua man. The victim contacted police on July 6 to file a complaint after Pavia made more than a dozen calls to his cellphone,... Read more
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Times News
Jim Thorpers lead in individual fundraisingBy Bob Ford A member of the Jim Thorpers bike team led all individual fundrais
Jim Thorpers lead in individual fundraising
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
By Bob Ford A member of the Jim Thorpers bike team led all individual fundraising for this year’s Irish Pub Tour de Shore held Sunday. Chip Burnett’s $7,110 total helped the 29th annual Irish Pub Tour de Shore raise more than $1 million for the... Read more
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The Hindu
The tragic story of Jim ThorpeA latter day Colossus emerged at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. Jim Thorpe donned
The tragic story of Jim Thorpe
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
A latter day Colossus emerged at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics. Jim Thorpe donned discarded, dissimilar and oversized footwear recovered from a rubbish bin, after his shoes were stolen. But he struck gold in the pentathlon and decathlon — ultimate... Read more
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Times News
Jim Thorpe man is identity theft victimA 39-year-old Jim Thorpe man is the victim of an identity theft/fraud/forgery c
Jim Thorpe man is identity theft victim
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
A 39-year-old Jim Thorpe man is the victim of an identity theft/fraud/forgery case that was reported to state police at the Fern Ridge barracks as having taken place between midnight April 1 and 5 p.m. July 10 at Black Walnut Lane in Penn Forest... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Officials seek to make Glen Onoko Falls saferto the Carbon County trail. "In your opinion is there something that needs to
Officials seek to make Glen Onoko Falls safer
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
to the Carbon County trail. "In your opinion is there something that needs to be done to make the trail safer?" I asked Jim Thorpe Fire Chief Bill Diehm. "It would help." He stated. Diehm and the borough are trying to take action. A letter has... Read more
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Times News
Doe licenses sold out in part of Carbon, Schuylkillmailed in the designated pink envelopes, which are available at the treasurer’s
Doe licenses sold out in part of Carbon, Schuylkill
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
mailed in the designated pink envelopes, which are available at the treasurer’s office, located in the courthouse annex in Jim Thorpe; or at any location where licenses are sold. The bonus doe application can be found in the Hunting and Trapping... Read more
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Times News
No Header!Jim Thorpe man is identity theft victim A 39-year-old Jim Thorpe man is the vi
No Header!
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
Jim Thorpe man is identity theft victim A 39-year-old Jim Thorpe man is the victim of an identity theft/fraud/forgery case that was reported to state police at the Fern Ridge barracks as having taken place between midnight April 1 and 5 p.m. July 10... Read more
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Times News
Doe licenses sold out in part of Carbon, Monroemailed in the designated pink envelopes, which are available at the treasurer’s
Doe licenses sold out in part of Carbon, Monroe
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
mailed in the designated pink envelopes, which are available at the treasurer’s office, located in the courthouse annex in Jim Thorpe; or at any location where licenses are sold. The bonus doe application can be found in the Hunting and Trapping... Read more
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Times News
Jim Thorpe woman facing DUI chargeA 37-year-old Jim Thorpe woman is facing charges of driving under the influence
Jim Thorpe woman facing DUI charge
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
A 37-year-old Jim Thorpe woman is facing charges of driving under the influence after state police stopped her upon responding to a call about an erratic driver at 5:30 p.m. July 7 in the area of Route 903 and the Maury Road in Penn Forest... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Little league resultsTri-County, Billy Nice singled, Jake Chulock pitched well and Jason Lazar provi
Little league results
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Tri-County, Billy Nice singled, Jake Chulock pitched well and Jason Lazar provided solid defense. ❒ Tri-County 17, Jim Thorpe Red 6 — Jake Bobish had a monster day to help Tri-County knock off Jim Thorpe Red. Bobish finished with two home... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Carbon County to host state conference of commissionersArticle Tools JIM THORPE — Carbon County will be showcased when county leaders
Carbon County to host state conference of commissioners
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Article Tools JIM THORPE — Carbon County will be showcased when county leaders from across the state descend on Split Rock Lodge in Lake Harmony next month for the annual conference of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania. Carbon... Read more
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Times News
Carbon court newsc/o 8950 Cypress Waters Blvd., Coppell, Texas, filed against Courtney M. and Ma
Carbon court news
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
c/o 8950 Cypress Waters Blvd., Coppell, Texas, filed against Courtney M. and Matthew R. Konklin, 92 Yellow Run Road, Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $198,804.95 and continuing interest. Wells Fargo Bank, c/o 101 W.... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County property transfersE. Lang Sr. to Dariusz W. Pruchnik, 175 Mill Run Drive, Lehighton, property at
Carbon County property transfers
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
E. Lang Sr. to Dariusz W. Pruchnik, 175 Mill Run Drive, Lehighton, property at 175 Mill Run Drive, $252,000. Jim Thorpe Joel M. Lebow to Dennis C. Philipp, Philadelphia, property at 38 W. Broadway, $145,000. Douglas E. Rontz to Amy... Read more
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Times News
Jim Thorpe Lioness Club to meetThe next meeting for the Jim Thorpe Lioness Club will be at 6 p.m.Monday at Kim
Jim Thorpe Lioness Club to meet
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
The next meeting for the Jim Thorpe Lioness Club will be at 6 p.m.Monday at Kimmel’s Personal Care Home, 10 E. Second St., Jim Thorpe. The theme of the meeting will be Christmas in July. New members are welcome.... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
Recruiting trail keeps rolling with Louisiana WR Michael Youngto his collegiate career after a year stuck in neutral. Flying under the natio
Recruiting trail keeps rolling with Louisiana WR Michael Young
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 6 days ago
to his collegiate career after a year stuck in neutral. Flying under the national radar—Luke didn’t find his name on the Jim Thorpe watch list—there’s a very good cornerback capable of playing at a championship level. But Luke will need to play... Read more
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Times News
Doe licenses sold out for parts of Carbon, Monroemailed in the designated pink envelopes, which are available at the treasurer’s
Doe licenses sold out for parts of Carbon, Monroe
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
mailed in the designated pink envelopes, which are available at the treasurer’s office, located in the courthouse annex in Jim Thorpe; or at any location where licenses are sold. The bonus doe application can be found in the Hunting and Trapping... Read more
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Times News
People voice opinions on turbine proposalambivalent. “It’s that way with anything, you will always find people who aren
People voice opinions on turbine proposal
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
ambivalent. “It’s that way with anything, you will always find people who aren’t going to like it,” said Joseph Willow of Jim Thorpe. “But I would rather see windmills than strip mines, but then again, these are not going to be in my... Read more
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Times News
Jim Thorpe summer program helps prepare kids for schoolThe Lawrence B. Morris school in Jim Thorpe and the Penn-Kidder Campus in Albri
Jim Thorpe summer program helps prepare kids for school
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
The Lawrence B. Morris school in Jim Thorpe and the Penn-Kidder Campus in Albrightsville conclude the pre-kindergarten summer program. The program usually takes place at the same time as the other summer enrichment programs for kids kindergarten to... Read more
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Times News
Get your jam onIn the spirit of the concert season, Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe will
Get your jam on
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
In the spirit of the concert season, Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe will host a festival-style show Saturday night right in Carbon County’s own backyard. At 8 p.m., musicians will take the stage for an acoustic evening during the venue’s... Read more
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Times News
Blues Traveler coming to Penn’s PeakBlues Traveler lands at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe at 8 p.m. July 29. After sel
Blues Traveler coming to Penn’s Peak
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
Blues Traveler lands at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe at 8 p.m. July 29. After selling millions of records and logging thousands of miles on the road, Grammy award-winning band Blues Traveler continues to chart new musical directions as evident on their... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Biggest Olympic scandals of all timehonored other top athletes at the games. Owens repeatedly recounted the Hitler
Biggest Olympic scandals of all time
KECI Missoula / Posted 7 days ago
honored other top athletes at the games. Owens repeatedly recounted the Hitler snub throughout his life. American athlete Jim Thorpe was stripped of the gold medals he won in the 1912 summer Olympics in Stolkholm, Sweden after it was revealed that... Read more
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