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It’s all about the man

If it’s the third weekend in May, it’s time to celebrate the man, athlete and Olympic legend, Jim Thorpe. The Annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 at the Josiah White Park (train station) in…

A beautiful Earth Day in Jim Thorpe but Don’t Mess with our Mountain!

It’s another beautiful day to celebrate Mother Earth right here in Jim Thorpe. Shelley Holland from Horizons on Race Street puts together a great program every year and this year is no exception. From a river clean up at 9 a.m. to yoga and…

Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival opens tonight

Get ready for some red carpet fun at the grand old Mauch Chunk Opera House tonight and the third installment of the Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival, which runs through Sunday. There’ll be a champagne toast, hors d’ouevres, an open bar and presentation of…

Happy Earth Day aka Don’t Mess With Our Mountain Day

We are blessed here in Jim Thorpe with incredible architecture and stunning landscapes of the Lehigh River and the three mountains that surround us. It’s the perfect spot to revel in Mother Nature and celebrate Earth Day. In fact, the annual Jim Thorpe Festival…

Saving Our Sanctuaries

What a somber afternoon. If ever there was a day to think about saving our sacred sanctuaries, the treasures they hold and the connections generations of our families have had to them, today is that day. On April 15, 2019, the Monday of Holy…