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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania is located in Carbon County. Zip codes in Jim Thorpe, PA include 18229. The median home price in Jim Thorpe is $119,900 which is roughly $82/per square foot. More Jim Thorpe information.

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Saturday Jul 26 | The Times Leader

Steam locomotive highlights annual rail excursion

The annual Greater Pittston Charity Train Ride will be better than ever this year.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Lifeguards Needed at Mauch Chunk Lake

Friday's sunny weather attracted a good crowd at Mauch Chunk Lake in Carbon County, but one of the three swimming areas was closed.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Times News

New traffic pattern on Route 209

The left-turn lane for northbound Route 209 traffic at the Jim Thorpe bridge, where construction is ongoing on a new Route 903 bridge, has been blocked by orange cones.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

WFMZ

Driver on suspended license leads police on chase up hilly road

A Lehigh County man led police in Carbon County on a chase Saturday night, and now faces several charges as a result.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Times News

Aggressive driving being targeted

Carbon County Aggressive Driving Departments will be joining police to conduct targeted Joint Aggressive Driving Enforcement during the second wave, which began on July 7 and will continue until Aug. 31. Departments include Weatherly, Beaver Meadows, Jim Thorpe, Nesquehoning, Lehighton, Franklin Township, Kidder Township and Mahoning Township.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Times News

Lansford wants suicide report

Lansford Borough Council wants to see a copy of the state police investigation on a high-profile suicide of part-time officer David Midas eight months ago.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Times News

Carbon court news

The following actions were filed by credit card companies, or their collection agencies, for alleged defaults on credit card/loan accounts.

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Times News

Fatal crash

Friday marks 60 days since a tragic crash occurred on Route 209 between Jim Thorpe and Nesquehoning.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Weekender

Pittston plans to be NEPA's 'art destination'

The city of Pittston has been in a constant state of growth over the past several years, with new establishments popping up steadily, and now the self-proclaimed "Tomato Capital of the World" hopes to capture the attention of those in the art world, building momentum through events like the Pittston City Art Walk, which takes place on July 11. It ... (more)

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WFMZ

Mauch Chunk Opera House gets help from Harrisburg

You could say music is the soul of the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, Carbon County.

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Times News

Jim Thorpe news

The Jim Thorpe National Night Out Committee is seeking nonprofit, civic, school, church, local, state, federal government groups or businesses to participate in the third annual JT National Night Out.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Times News

DUI, false ID charges after traffic stop

When police attempted to stop the vehicle on Thursday, the car drove the wrong way down a one-way street.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Hiker recovering from copperhead snake bite

It's an outdoor paradise, but a hiker at Lehigh Gorge State Park in Carbon County is recovering after a rare, poisonous snake bite.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Times News

Streets closed for Race Street Run in...

On Saturday morning, St. Mark's and St. John's Episcopal Church will hold the ninth annual Race Street Run.

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Times News

DUI, false identification charges after Mahoning traffic stop

When police attempted to stop the vehicle on Thursday, the car drove the wrong way down a one-way street.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

History's Headlines: Old Carbon County Jail: Doing time since 1871

As a native of Cleveland, Ohio, Betty Lou McBride did not grow up hearing tales of northeastern Pennsylvania's anthracite coal region's Molly Maguires.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Pocono Record

Fireworks displays in the Poconos -

AMERICAN FREEDOM FESTIVAL: 3 to 11 p.m. Friday, 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Eastburg Community Alliance, Dansbury Park, Day Street, East Stroudsburg.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Times News

Six people placed in probation program

Six first-time offenders, five charged with driving under the influence, were placed in Carbon County's Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition probation program on Tuesday by Judge Steven R. Serfass.

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Times News

Three enter guilty pleas

Alison Nicole Monfre, 34, of Summit Hill, pleaded to one count each of persistent disorderly conduct and harassment.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway to offer more Bike Train weekends

In early June the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway had their first ever Bike Train weekend.

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