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Times News
Thorpe tennis now 4-0The Jim Thorpe tennis team improved to a perfect 4-0 with a non-league win over
Thorpe tennis now 4-0
Times News / Posted 2 hours ago
The Jim Thorpe tennis team improved to a perfect 4-0 with a non-league win over Schuylkill Valley this weekend. Schuylkill Valley- Jim Thorpe Jim Thorpe remained undefeated with a non-league victory against Schuylkill Valley, 3-2. Brittney Marzen... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill County courtSchuylkill County judges recently sentenced the following people charged by loc
Schuylkill County court
Times News / Posted 2 hours ago
Schuylkill County judges recently sentenced the following people charged by local police. James M. Schafer, 29, Jim Thorpe: Charged by Rush Township police with two counts of driving under the influence, speeding, turning movements and reckless... Read more
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Times News
Heffley, Yudichak to host senior expoD-Luzerne/Carbon, will host their annual Senior Expo onSept. 8. The event will
Heffley, Yudichak to host senior expo
Times News / Posted 2 hours ago
D-Luzerne/Carbon, will host their annual Senior Expo onSept. 8. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Jim Thorpe Memorial Hall, located at 101 E. 10th St. in Jim Thorpe. The expo will feature flu shots and more than 50 vendors... Read more
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Times News
Final Chris and Kevin Truskey Memorial Run heldof the Truskey boys were members of the Tamaqua Area cross-country team during
Final Chris and Kevin Truskey Memorial Run held
Times News / Posted 2 hours ago
of the Truskey boys were members of the Tamaqua Area cross-country team during their high school years. With the help of Jim Thorpe’s cross-country coach Drew Benyo and Tamaqua’s cross-country coach Larry Lech, the annual Chris Truskey Run was... Read more
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Times News
Jim Thorpe PD donates to Turn To UsA local nonprofit organization got a significant financial boost Thursday thank
Jim Thorpe PD donates to Turn To Us
Times News / Posted yesterday
A local nonprofit organization got a significant financial boost Thursday thanks to the Jim Thorpe Police Department. Police Chief Joe Schatz handed over a $3,000 check to Turn To Us, which connects individuals impacted by major or chronic illnesses... Read more
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Times News
Jim Thorpe PD gets six AED units through grantThe Jim Thorpe Police Department recently announced it received six automated e
Jim Thorpe PD gets six AED units through grant
Times News / Posted yesterday
The Jim Thorpe Police Department recently announced it received six automated external defibrillator and carrying cases, six infant/child keys and one cabinet for the AED valued at $8,771.75. According to Chief Joe Schatz, the equipment was... Read more
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Times News
Schuylkill Haven pulls away from Jim ThorpeSCHUYLKILL HAVEN – The difference between Jim Thorpe and Schuylkill Haven’s foo
Schuylkill Haven pulls away from Jim Thorpe
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
SCHUYLKILL HAVEN – The difference between Jim Thorpe and Schuylkill Haven’s football teams came down to one key component: experience. With a horde of returning starters, the Hurricanes’ battle-tested team was far too much for the Olympians to... Read more
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Times News
$1M lost in appealsto $5,433,840. Carbon County isn’t the only entity who will be losing tax reve
$1M lost in appeals
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
to $5,433,840. Carbon County isn’t the only entity who will be losing tax revenue as a result of the stipulation. Jim Thorpe Area School District will lose approximately $475,000 while Weatherly School District will lose approximately... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
HSFB:kicker Jarod Paisley was a perfect 3-3 on extra point attempts. Marian continu
HSFB:
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
kicker Jarod Paisley was a perfect 3-3 on extra point attempts. Marian continues its season next Friday when it travels to Jim Thorpe. Game Summary PV (0-1) 0 14 0 7 3 — 24 Mar (1-0) 0 7 14 0 6 — 27 Penns Valley — Bubb 63 pass from Tobias (kick... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton Wine and Beer Festival Aug. 27Box, My Bliss, Natural Perspectives, Sundance Vacations, Sophy Jewelers, Artist
Hazleton Wine and Beer Festival Aug. 27
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Box, My Bliss, Natural Perspectives, Sundance Vacations, Sophy Jewelers, Artistic Tiger, Jagger’s Doggy Deli, Jim Thorpe House of Jerky, Elsen & Co. Jewelers, Lori’s Country Delights, Custom Designed Wreaths & More, Fashion Trendz,... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Local10.com reveals Gators, Hurricanes, Seminoles all-time teamswas fatally shot during a botched robbery at his South Florida home in 2007, bu
Local10.com reveals Gators, Hurricanes, Seminoles all-time teams
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
was fatally shot during a botched robbery at his South Florida home in 2007, but in the end the distinction went to 1987 Jim Thorpe Award winner Bennie Blades and all-time interceptions leader Ed Reed. Antrel Rolle and Phillip Buchanon are the... Read more
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Times News
Football season kicks off tonightthe season. I get the opportunity to tell you who I think the winners will be
Football season kicks off tonight
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
the season. I get the opportunity to tell you who I think the winners will be in week one. So let’s get started: JIM THORPE AT SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — Jim Thorpe must find away to replace the huge contributions of Robbie Heller. Having to do... Read more
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Times News
Jim Thorpe looking for big improvementThings are looking up for the Jim Thorpe tennis program this season. The Olympi
Jim Thorpe looking for big improvement
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
Things are looking up for the Jim Thorpe tennis program this season. The Olympians have already surpassed their win total from a year ago just three matches into the season. Meanwhile, Pleasant Valley and Tamaqua are looking to rebuild after some... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Six local teams will start at home to open 2016 seasonLB Nathan Litsch (135 tackles) and senior DE Nick Erbe (107) were 1-2 in tackle
Six local teams will start at home to open 2016 season
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
LB Nathan Litsch (135 tackles) and senior DE Nick Erbe (107) were 1-2 in tackles a year ago. NEXT WEEK: Marian at Jim Thorpe. Pittston Area at Crestwood WHO: Pittston Area Patriots (0-0) vs. Crestwood Comets (0-0) WHAT: Wyoming Valley... Read more
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The Daily Californian
5 Pac-12 football players to watchwe believe we’re right there. A win this season would be just to win.” Awuzie,
5 Pac-12 football players to watch
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
we believe we’re right there. A win this season would be just to win.” Awuzie, who is on the preseason watch list for the Jim Thorpe Award and was an All Pac-12 Second Team selection last season, will lead that charge. He had 78 solo tackles,... Read more
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Times News
The sounds of Sinatra on stage Fridaythe show starts at 8. Tickets are available on the Opera House website, www.mc
The sounds of Sinatra on stage Friday
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
the show starts at 8. Tickets are available on the Opera House website, www.mcohjt.com, by visiting SoundCheck Records in Jim Thorpe from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. or calling 570-325-4009, at the box office, which is open from noon to 5 p.m. on show days... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
2016 Tennis CapsulesRachel McFarland, Bethany Newell. Freshmen: Gabriel Gardner, Natalie Klimek, B
2016 Tennis Capsules
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
Rachel McFarland, Bethany Newell. Freshmen: Gabriel Gardner, Natalie Klimek, Breena Kravchick. SCHEDULE August: 22 - Jim Thorpe; 29 - at Tunkhannock; 31 - at MMI Prep. September: 2 - Pittston Area; 6 - at Hazleton Area; 8 - Hanover Area; 12... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
John “Jack” KoehlerJennifer (Koehler) Jones, and her husband, Chris, of Nesquehoning; and John C.
John “Jack” Koehler
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
Jennifer (Koehler) Jones, and her husband, Chris, of Nesquehoning; and John C. Koehler, and his fiancée, Karen Karper, of Jim Thorpe. Jack is also survived by nine great-grandchildren, Robert, Isaac, Timothy and Daniel Yoka; Samantha and James... Read more
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Times News
Jim Thorpe starts school ThursdayJim Thorpe will be starting the school year Thursday. The high school will ope
Jim Thorpe starts school Thursday
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
Jim Thorpe will be starting the school year Thursday. The high school will open at 7:40 a.m. for breakfast. All students should be in the building by 7:50, and ready for classes to begin at 8 a.m. Parent pick-up starts at 3 p.m., with bus departure... Read more
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Times News
An abundance of tomatoeshotter salsa, use a mix of different hot peppers or increase the amount of jala
An abundance of tomatoes
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
hotter salsa, use a mix of different hot peppers or increase the amount of jalapeños. Roasted Tomatoes Eileen East, Jim Thorpe Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Toss tomato chunks or small whole tomatoes in olive oil, garlic and salt. Roast for... Read more
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The Morning Call
Chamber foundation announces its "Main Street" grant recipientsCentennial Fountain downtown •Community Action Allentown: café culture on Seve
Chamber foundation announces its "Main Street" grant recipients
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
Centennial Fountain downtown •Community Action Allentown: café culture on Seventh Street •Carbon County: gateway to Jim Thorpe beautification •Bath Farmers Market: café tables and park benches •Northern Lehigh: Slatington trailhead... Read more
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Times News
Jim Thorpe, Northwestern pick up golf winsJim Thorpe and Northwestern both picked up golf victories on Tuesday. The Olym
Jim Thorpe, Northwestern pick up golf wins
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
Jim Thorpe and Northwestern both picked up golf victories on Tuesday. The Olympians downed Lehighton, while the Tigers topped Salisbury. Northwestern-Salisbury Tyler Wiik fired a 79 to help Northwestern post a 421-492 Colonial League victory over... Read more
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Times News
Area tow truck drivers face daily dangercrossed a highway lane and pinned him against the tow truck. Jared Hoffman, ow
Area tow truck drivers face daily danger
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
crossed a highway lane and pinned him against the tow truck. Jared Hoffman, owner of All Points Towing in Lehighton and Jim Thorpe, knows all about the risks that drivers have to endure, and the all-too-common accidents. “There was one two... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Jim Thorpe tops Crestwood in tennisArticle Tools Non-League Jim Thorpe 4, Crestwood 1 —Jim Thorpe swept the doub
Jim Thorpe tops Crestwood in tennis
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Article Tools Non-League Jim Thorpe 4, Crestwood 1 —Jim Thorpe swept the doubles matches and took two of three in the singles matches to knock off Crestwood in a non-league tilt. Brittney Marzen and Marni Quevedo each won in straight sets in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehighton opens a new stadium in a new league with hopes of continuing its past successthe Anthracite Football League. Lehighton will be in Division 1 along with Blue
Lehighton opens a new stadium in a new league with hopes of continuing its past success
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
the Anthracite Football League. Lehighton will be in Division 1 along with Blue Mountain, North Schuylkill, Pottsville, Jim Thorpe and Tamaqua. Since making the move from the former Mountain Valley Conference two years ago, Lehighton has... Read more
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Times News
Thorpe, Weatherly welcome new coacheswill field teams this season. Among the changes this season will be a pair of
Thorpe, Weatherly welcome new coaches
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
will field teams this season. Among the changes this season will be a pair of new coaches as Mike Chapman takes over at Jim Thorpe and Brian Kaminski steps in at Weatherly. By contrast, Marian’s Len Brylewski is the veteran among area golf... Read more
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Times News
Groups prepare for Point in Time homeless counthelp complete the count on Wednesday. Volunteers (teams of three to four) are
Groups prepare for Point in Time homeless count
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
help complete the count on Wednesday. Volunteers (teams of three to four) are needed to walk in the following communities: Jim Thorpe, Lehighton, Lansford, Palmerton and Weatherly on Wednesday night or Thursday morning to locate anyone homeless in... Read more
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Times News
Business cited by liquor control boardbeen cited by the Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control b
Business cited by liquor control board
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
been cited by the Wilkes-Barre enforcement office of the state liquor control board. Fairview Beverages, 1215 North St., Jim Thorpe, was cited for failing to return their malt beverage distributor license to the board after the licensed... Read more
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Times News
On This DateAugust 23, 1971 - Don Herman scores a game-high 22 points and the Jim Thorpe al
On This Date
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
August 23, 1971 - Don Herman scores a game-high 22 points and the Jim Thorpe all-stars use a fourth-quarter rally to upend Schuylkill Haven in a special basketball contest. Dan Albeck contributes 12 points to the winning cause, and helps Thorpe... Read more
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Times News
Mini-mart a step closer to beer sales4-0 vote approved a resolution allowing the transfer of a liquor license to Min
Mini-mart a step closer to beer sales
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
4-0 vote approved a resolution allowing the transfer of a liquor license to Miners Beverages LLC from Terpstra’s Tavern in Jim Thorpe. In favor of the transfer were council members Vice President John O’Gurek, David Wargo, Bill Chapman and Karen... Read more
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Times News
Jim Thorpe opens tennis season with winThree local golf teams picked up victories, while Jim Thorpe opened up its tenn
Jim Thorpe opens tennis season with win
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
Three local golf teams picked up victories, while Jim Thorpe opened up its tennis season with a non-league victory. Pine Grove-Marian Marian improved to 3-0 on the season by cruising past Pine Grove, 345-400. Albert McFadden finished with an 81 to... Read more
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Times News
A new chapter opening for Weatherly libraryearly days of the library, which was as modest as the building itself. Before t
A new chapter opening for Weatherly library
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
early days of the library, which was as modest as the building itself. Before they started in 1994, residents had to go to Jim Thorpe or Weatherly to loan out books. Once the library opened, they operated out of a church, then the bank. “As a mom... Read more
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The Morning Call
Go to 1,000 concerts in seven years, and you're bound to see some bad ones. Here are some.the sound so overwhelming it totally drowned her out. Scott Weiland and The Wi
Go to 1,000 concerts in seven years, and you're bound to see some bad ones. Here are some.
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
the sound so overwhelming it totally drowned her out. Scott Weiland and The Wildabouts, Nov. 27, 2015, Penn’s Peak, Jim Thorpe The big take away from Scott Weiland and The Wildabouts’ concert at Penn’s Peak wasn’t the mostly perfunctory... Read more
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Times News
Two fatal drug overdoes reported in Jim ThorpeJim Thorpe police are investigating two fatal drug overdoses that occurred on S
Two fatal drug overdoes reported in Jim Thorpe
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
Jim Thorpe police are investigating two fatal drug overdoses that occurred on Sunday. Police, who did not release the names of the victims, said both were men, ages 27 and 31. Both overdoses occurred at two separate residences in the borough, police... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
State rep candidates debate number of debatesa firm ‘no’ and said ‘there will be enough debates on television,’ which was su
State rep candidates debate number of debates
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
a firm ‘no’ and said ‘there will be enough debates on television,’ which was surprising to me.” Makhija, a 29-year-old Jim Thorpe native and Harvard grad, then proposed splitting Carbon County into five accessible “zones” and hosting community... Read more
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Times News
Gate damaged in Penn Forest incidentp.m. Aug. 10 in the 100 block of Broad Mountain View Drive, Penn Forest Townshi
Gate damaged in Penn Forest incident
Times News / Posted 7 days ago
p.m. Aug. 10 in the 100 block of Broad Mountain View Drive, Penn Forest Township, is being investigated by state police at the Lehighton barracks. The Jim Thorpe woman reported someone climbed over a fence on her property, damaging the gate... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County property transfersDrive, $1. Alice E. Green to Jason A. Green, 677 Interchange Road, Lehighton,
Carbon County property transfers
Times News / Posted 7 days ago
Drive, $1. Alice E. Green to Jason A. Green, 677 Interchange Road, Lehighton, property at 677 Interchange Road, $1. Jim Thorpe Teodoro G. Bellulovich to James W. Thompson, Ambler, property at 35 Race St., $152,000. Kidder Township Varvara... Read more
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Times News
Bomb threats on rise in schoolsinclude an array of threats made to schools, not only those involving bomb clai
Bomb threats on rise in schools
Times News / Posted 7 days ago
include an array of threats made to schools, not only those involving bomb claims. In the 2015-16 year, Panther Valley, Jim Thorpe and Lehighton all experienced a rash of bomb threats. Terroristic threats Pennsylvania schools saw a general... Read more
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Times News
Summit Hill minimart wants to sell beerSt., Summit Hill, is seeking to obtain a liquor license presently held by Terps
Summit Hill minimart wants to sell beer
Times News / Posted 7 days ago
St., Summit Hill, is seeking to obtain a liquor license presently held by Terpstra’s Tavern Inc., Fifth and North Streets, Jim Thorpe. The transfer of liquor licenses to entities located in different municipalities requires a public... Read more
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Times News
Carbon approves bridge easementCarbon County commissioners took another step forward last week on a planned pe
Carbon approves bridge easement
Times News / Posted 7 days ago
Carbon County commissioners took another step forward last week on a planned pedestrian bridge in Jim Thorpe. The board executed a $9,500 temporary easement agreement with Casawn Partners of Jim Thorpe, for access to build the steel pedestrian... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Carbon charitable foundation gets financial boostJIM THORPE — Two organizations presented the year-old Carbon County Community F
Carbon charitable foundation gets financial boost
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
JIM THORPE — Two organizations presented the year-old Carbon County Community Foundation with checks for $132,000 for the nonprofit’s start-up costs and endowment Wednesday morning at the Asa Packer Mansion. “We’re here to celebrate an influx of... Read more
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Daily Mail
How Olympics heroes from Games gone by stack up against Rio's bestand imaginable analyses on her. We never found anything. There should not be th
How Olympics heroes from Games gone by stack up against Rio's best
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
and imaginable analyses on her. We never found anything. There should not be the slightest suspicion.' In his day, Jim Thorpe was known as the 'world's greatest athlete'. He was the first Native American to win gold for the U.S. in 1912,... Read more
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Times News
SHINE program comes to Palmertoncounties, SHINE emphasizes Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathemati
SHINE program comes to Palmerton
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
counties, SHINE emphasizes Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. It also serves children in the Jim Thorpe, Lehighton, Panther Valley, Shenandoah and Mahanoy school districts. A middle school Carbon Career and Technical... Read more
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Times News
Honoring a fallen police chiefsaid. “It was an important project for us,” said Arner, who conducted his rese
Honoring a fallen police chief
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
said. “It was an important project for us,” said Arner, who conducted his research at the Dimmick Memorial Library in Jim Thorpe, specifically going over copies of the old Lehighton Press and other newspapers of that time. “It was a good... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Achievement for the agesfor the crowning achievements of two once-in-a-lifetime athletes. Just as mode
Achievement for the ages
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
for the crowning achievements of two once-in-a-lifetime athletes. Just as modern fans still marvel at the exploits of Jim Thorpe in the 1912 games or of Jesse Owens in 1936, those far into the future will marvel at the achievements of American... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
At Rio, we’ve seen historyfor the crowning achievements of two once-in-a-lifetime athletes. Just as mode
At Rio, we’ve seen history
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
for the crowning achievements of two once-in-a-lifetime athletes. Just as modern fans still marvel at the exploits of Jim Thorpe in the 1912 games or of Jesse Owens in 1936, those far into the future will marvel at the achievements of American... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Terry: Jim Thorpe real 1912 gold winner1912 date clanged loudly when it dropped into the historical part of my brain.
Terry: Jim Thorpe real 1912 gold winner
Clovis News Journal / Posted 9 days ago
1912 date clanged loudly when it dropped into the historical part of my brain. Wasn’t that the Olympics in which the great Jim Thorpe competed? Yes, it was. For those of you who don’t know, Jim Thorpe, by most standards, was the greatest athlete... Read more
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Times News
Marian tops Weatherly in openerLeague victory over Weatherly on Thursday as the scholastic golf season opened
Marian tops Weatherly in opener
Times News / Posted 10 days ago
League victory over Weatherly on Thursday as the scholastic golf season opened for several area teams. Pottsville-Jim Thorpe Potsville defeated Jim Thorpe in a Schuylkill League Division 1 contest, 347-372. Alex Everly of Pottsville was... Read more
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Times News
Carbon has not received Elks demolition moneyLehigh Avenue between Fourth and Fifth streets; with Mahoning Township for $84,
Carbon has not received Elks demolition money
Times News / Posted 10 days ago
Lehigh Avenue between Fourth and Fifth streets; with Mahoning Township for $84,076 to resurface Center Road; and with Jim Thorpe for $87,843 to make sidewalk corners handicapped accessible, and for storm drains, and to repay some of the money... Read more
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Times News
On This Date- Nick Tristani shoots an even-par 72 at Mountain Valley to lead Marian to a 35
On This Date
Times News / Posted 10 days ago
- Nick Tristani shoots an even-par 72 at Mountain Valley to lead Marian to a 350-366 Schuylkill League golf victory over Jim Thorpe. The Colts also receive an 86 from Drew Sherkness, while Brandon Dopira chips in with a 90. The low round for the... Read more
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