Month: March 2012

Leprechauns or the spirit of St. Patrick?

It’s a beautiful morning in Jim Thorpe this day after the feast of St. Patrick. The clock tower is playing When Irish Eyes are Smiling and the meditation hymn after communion at Immaculate Conception Church’s 10:30 a.m. Mass was Danny Boy. I don’t know…

Last ski weekend at Blue Mountain

Was a Pocono ski trip on your winter wish list this season? If so, you’ve got just two days to make it happen at Blue Mountain, which closes on Sunday. Though it’s felt like spring for weeks now, this is the last weekend of…

A merry March in Jim Thorpe

Though the glorious St. Patrick’s Day Parade weekend is behind us, there’s still plenty of fun to be had this March in Jim Thorpe. (Scroll down for parade video.) As always, the Mauch Chunk Opera House has a plethora of talent lined up to…

Top o’ parade weekend to you

With the Irish Tricolor flag waving across Broadway, green lights and paper shamrocks bedecking borough windows, not to mention the tent back up on the deck at the Molly Maguire, it can mean only one thing – it’s St. Patty’s Day parade weekend in…