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Friday, May 18, 2018
You may have noticed that the Mansion House Bridge at Jim Thorpe truss system was recently lifted by two cranes and placed onto the bridge abutments, but you cannot yet use the bridge to cross the river. We’re working on that! Although lifting the truss was a huge milestone for the project, the Mansion House Bridge is not yet finished. When the contractor returns in spring, the decking surface ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, May 18, 2018
Carbon County, PA - Join the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) for BRC13’s 30th Anniversary Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Thursday, May 31st from 5:30pm until 7:30 pm at the BRC13 studio in Lehighton. An on-air ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at approximately 5:55pm during the Valley Report with a celebratory mixer event immediately following.  Come be a part of ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Monday, May 14, 2018
Lehighton Downtown Farmers Market  The Lehighton Downtown Initiative will be hosting 2nd Annual Lehighton Downtown Farmers Market!  Opening day will be held Saturday, May 19th from 9:00 AM - 3:00PM.  A Handmade Only Craft Show will also be held on opening day.  Special music will be provided by Damian Walck during the morning hours.  Afternoon music to be announced.  The Lehighton Downtown ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
PRESS RELEASE  For more information about this press release, contact:  Alicia SillimanCCLLFA (501 (C) (3) Non-profit organization)250 Lentz TrailJim Thorpe PA 18229570.328.8685  Carbon County Fair Queen & Junior Miss Candidates being sought  The Carbon County Fair is looking for young ladies to participate in the 2018 Queen and Junior Miss Programs.  Applications can be obtained by accessing ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Advisory           Media Advisory            Media Advisory FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact:  Alice Wanamaker 484-274-2080   alicew@carboncountychamber.org    2nd Annual Cabbage Festival Coming to Weatherly This Fall     The 2nd Annual Cabbage Festival in Pennsylvania is coming to Weatherly on October 13, 2018. The festival will run from 11 am – 6 p.m. and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
PRESS RELEASE  For more information about this press release, contact:  Carbon County Fair (501 (C) (3) non-profit organization)Alicia Silliman250 Lentz TrailJim Thorpe PA 18229570/325-8685ccllfa@ptd.net    Carbon County Fair Board Meeting           The Carbon County Fair monthly board meeting will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 6:30 PM at the St Luke’s University Health Network  – Gnaden ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
Albrightsville, PA –  This year marks the 30th Anniversary of The Pine Point Plaza located at 7 Pine Point Drive (near the intersection of Rts.903 & 534) in Albrightsville. To mark this incredible milestone, they are hosting a “Sizzling Summer Fun” Community Event on Saturday, June 9th from 11:00am to 2:00pm at the Plaza. Come out with the family to celebrate the Diamond Anniversary of a very ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 03, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                                                                                         CONTACT: Melissa Yingling 610-826-7700 Ext: 1234Cell: 484-523-3864MYingling@SkiBlueMt.com  Blue Mountain Resort Donates over $26,000 to Carve 4 CancerCharity Event Raises Funds ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
The second annual Kidder Township Community Unity Flea Market will be held again this year Saturday May 26th from 9 am to 3 pm at Pine Point Plaza, Route 903 Albrightsville.  (Rain date is Sunday, May 27)    If you have any treasures to sell please contact Diane at 908-612-9900 to reserve a space. The cost is $15 for an 8 foot space (you must provide your own table).    If you bake and can ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, April 26, 2018
The Mahoning Drive-in Theater located on Seneca Road in Lehighton will open for their 69th season this Friday, April 27th with their annual double feature; The Wizard of Oz and Willy Wonka. (films will also be presented on Saturday, April 28th). The crew welcomes families to enjoy a weekend under the stars.  Theater management is incredibly excited about this season and the growing popularity of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Carbon County – April 25, 2018- Calling all women in business in Carbon County… Please join the Carbon County Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) on Thursday, May 10th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Nick’s Lake House in Lake Harmony for our Carbon County Women in Business May Luncheon. Our featured guest speaker is Robin Stankowski, Professional Organizer and owner of RLN Organizing, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, April 19, 2018
   The Chamber Foundation’s mission is to improve the appearance and vitality of every main street in the Lehigh Valley. In keeping with the goal of urban revitalization, our grant dollars help to fund a variety of projects intended to visually enhance our downtowns and surrounding traditional neighborhoods. Organizations eligible to apply: •Local government; including, but not limited to, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Heffley, Ward Work to Protect Independent Pharmacies, Consumers  HARRISBURG – Reps. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Judy Ward (R-Blair) have proposed consumer protection legislation aimed at addressing common issues faced by community pharmacies.  After hearing from several community pharmacy owners about unfair reimbursement rates for Medicaid patients, Heffley is exploring solutions to ensure ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Political
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Local Winery Helps Cyclists With A CauseFundraiser for Jim Thorpe Tour De Shore Team at Galen Glen on April 29    255 Winter Mountain Drive, Andreas, PA 18211.  Galen Glen Winery is thrilled about their next fundraising partnership.  On Sunday, April 29 from 12-4, members of the Jim Thorpe cycling team will be at the winery serving cheese plates and pulled pork sliders for $10 a platter (cash ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Beaver Meadows, PA – April 19, 2018- The Greenleaf Gallery & Gift Shop located at 121B Berwick Street in Beaver Meadows announces the following upcoming events… Saturday, April 21st: Art ReceptionEnjoy refreshments and discounted prices all day! New arrivals include: “Crow at Night” by Mark CharlesRooney depicting the brilliant bird under moonlight. Three watercolor animals, a cow, a wren, and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Media Advisory           Media Advisory            Media Advisory FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact:  Alice Wanamaker 484-274-2080  Carbon Adventure Race Coming Back for 5th Year Saturday July 28th  Carbon County – April 11, 2018  This year will mark the fifth annual Carbon Adventure Race, a zany, crazy physically and mentally challenging race focusing on Carbon County. It’s not a “Tough ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Monday, April 09, 2018
Eckley Miners’ Village hosting an exciting benefit evening featuring a 50th anniversary party and the Jim Thorpe premiere of the Molly Maguires movie at the historic Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Celebrating 50 years since the filming of the movie at Eckley and Jim Thorpe, the evening kicks off with a festive anniversary party with light hors d’oeurves, cash ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, April 09, 2018
NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Amy Pienta Owner and Creative Director 570-413-1605 amy@somersaultletterpress.comSomersault Letterpress and Creative Sweeps the ADDYs With Seven American Advertising AwardsJim Thorpe, PA — (April 6, 2018) — The American Advertising Federation, Greater Lehigh Valley chapter, recognized Somersault Letterpress and Creative, 60 Broadway in historic ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Thursday, March 29, 2018
 Palmerton, PA – The Palmerton Area Community will be hosting a Blood Drive on Monday, May 14, 2018 from 11:30 am – 6:30 pm, in partnership with Miller-Keystone Blood Center (MKBC) at the West End Fire Co., 855 Princeton Ave., Palmerton PA.It is estimated that 38 percent of the US population is eligible to donate, yet only about three percent do. In Palmerton we are working hard to increase that ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 29, 2018
 Carbon County – Come celebrate the brand new Lehighton Kia at 1502 Blakeslee Blvd. Dr. East in Lehighton at their Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Event on Saturday, April 7th from 10:30 am until Noon (Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 11:30 am).Enjoy refreshments and hors d'oeuvres while you tour their newly-constructed facility.Lehighton Kia has partnered with "Rise Against Hunger" and is also hosting ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Carbon County, PA - Calling all women in business in Carbon County… Please join the Carbon County Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) on Thursday evening, April 12th from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at The Greenleaf Gallery & Gift Shop in Beaver Meadows for a beautiful evening of art appreciation and networking with other like-minded business professionals. Enjoy lite fare and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 26, 2018
3/26/18 Contact: Amber Breiner, (610)730-2526 or director@cccfoundpa.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Carbon County Community Foundation Announces Funding Opportunity and Sponsors Free Workshops CCCF strives to strengthen and support the hard-working nonprofits serving Carbon County. Funding Opportunity Carbon County Community Foundation (CCCF) has announced a funding opportunity for nonprofits ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Lehighton, PA - Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corp. is pleased to announce a free workshop for submitting applications for the Hotel Tax Disbursement and LSA Grants.      There have been several changes to Act 18, the law that governs what types of projects qualify for funding.  This workshop is structured to answer your questions on how those changes may affect future ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Chamber, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Lehighton, PA – Ladies, take a break from your busy world and join us on an amazing journey of self-discovery, enlightenment, rejuvenation and renewal at “A Pause on the Path” Women’s Retreat on May 18th and 19th at the Ukrainian Homestead located at 1230 Beaver Run Drive in Lehighton, PA. This event is organized and hosted by Carbon County Women in Business Co-Chairs: Shelley Jaye Hunt (Jim ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
For Immediate Release    FREE JOB TRAINING FOR VETERANS AND THEIR SPOUSES  A $139,833.00 grant from the United States Department of Transportation has enabled Northampton Community College to offer free commercial truck driver training to current and former members of the military and their spouses and children who reside in Northampton, Monroe, Pike, Wayne, Carbon, or Lackawanna counties.  ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Jim Thorpe, PA –  The Kids Closet Sale will hold their 17th Semi-Annual Spring-Summer Sale on Wednesday, March 14th from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm and on Thursday, March 15th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at Penn’s Peak located at 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe.  Consign and make money or shop and save money at Jim Thorpe’s largest semi-annual consignment sale of over 30,000 gently-used or like new, name-brand ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Jim Thorpe, PA – 100 area residents have been recognized as “Community Heroes” by Mauch Chunk Trust Company as part of their award program of the same name.  Since 2000, MCT has solicited peer nominations of those residents in the community who have “devoted substantial time to non-profit community organizations that benefit or improve the quality of life…”  From the nominations, at least three ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The CARBON COUNTY INTERAGENCY AND FAMILY COLLABORATIVE BOARD is hosting our Annual Priorities Breakfast on Friday, April 27th at Dean Anthony’s on North Street in Jim Thorpe.  This year’s topic will be on BUILDING ACCESS TO A STRONGER HEALTH SYSTEM FOR CARBON COUNTY. We have confirmed speakers from: ST. LUKE’S/BLUE MOUNTAIN HEALTH SYSTEM NETWORK. They will address what changes we may see due to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Friday, February 23, 2018
Carbon County – February 22, 2018- Calling all women in business in Carbon County… Please join the Carbon County Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) on Thursday, March 8th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at St. Luke’s Hospital Palmerton Campus’ Community Room.  Our March event will focus on Work/Life Balance with a program called: “Balanced Living: Reclaim Yourself and Your Life.” Our ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Friday, February 23, 2018
 For More Information: Contact Alice Wanamaker at 484-274-2080Carbon County – February 23, 2018- Come celebrate longer days and warmer weather with the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) at “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere” Business After Hours Mixer on Thursday, March 15th at Kresge Services in Jim Thorpe. Grab your flip-flops and Hawaiian shirt and join us from 5:00 pm- 7:00 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The 2nd Annual Cabbage Festival in Pennsylvania is coming to Weatherly on October 13, 2018. The festival will run from 11 am – 6 p.m. and include family friendly activities including a tractor show, music, food, food contests, cabbage contests, games, and you guessed it… a lot of cabbage! New this year will be an expanded kids section with tons of activities for the entire family! Last year’s ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, February 09, 2018
Mike Chmielewski | Director of External Affairs Office of Intergovernmental Affairs |Office of Governor Tom Wolf  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:      Governor Wolf Launches PA Business One-Stop Shop to Support Pennsylvania EntrepreneurshipHarrisburg, PA –February 7, 2018- Today, Governor Tom Wolf launched the new PA Business One-Stop Shop to serve as a sole source to guide entrepreneurs and small ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Carbon County, PA- Calling all Carbon County Restaurants, be a part of one of our county’s most popular events of the year! The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) will celebrate its third annual “Taste of Carbon County” Restaurant Week from April 16 - 22, 2018. During this highly-anticipated week, participating Carbon County restaurants will showcase special Restaurant ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Representative Doyle Heffley                      122nd District                      Pennsylvania House of Representatives                      Media Contact:  Morgan Dux 717.260.6695 mdux@pahousegop.com RepHeffley.com / Facebook.com/RepHeffley   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2018   Heffley and Yudichak Announce Over $285,000 in Grants to Emergency Responders in Carbon ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
The Jim Thorpe Tourism Agency will be sponsoring their 23rd annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Weekend on Saturday, May 19th and Sunday, May 20th.  This event is in honor of James Francis Thorpe, a Native American and “Athlete of the 20th Century”.   The festivities start off on Saturday, May 19th at 10:30 am with a Native American Tribute at the Jim Thorpe Mausoleum along with Don Wild Eagle, John ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, January 29, 2018
Carbon County – January 25, 2018- Calling all women in business in Carbon County… Please join the Carbon County Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) on Thursday, February 8th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at The Seventh Moon Wellness Spa in Lehighton for our Carbon County Women in Business February Luncheon.  Since February is the month of love, this event will celebrate YOU and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, January 25, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information, Please contact: Barbara Franzosa 570-233-0214 Smith Partnership Announces Addition of Tesla and Electric Vehicle Charging Station at Pine Point Plaza Carwash Smith Partnership dba Pine Point Plaza and Carwash in Albrightsville is pleased to announce the addition of 2 Tesla Destination Charging Stations and 1 Universal Charging Station that will ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, December 28, 2017
 (In the event of snow on January 20th, the event will be rescheduled to Saturday, January 27th)  Contest Rules and Registration  Contest is limited to five entrants. Please register early to ensure eligibility.All contestants will be notified via email or phone when their registration has been received.There is no cost to enter.  The competition is open to professional and home chefs.  ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Contact: Amber Breiner, (610)730-2526  or  director@cccfoundpa.orgFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  2018 Marks First-ever Carbon County Nonprofit Forum  The Carbon County Community Foundation is partnering with the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation to bring together leaders from nonprofit and civic organizations on Tuesday, January 30 to share knowledge and resources, encourage ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
JFBB to host “Ski for the Cure” Breast Cancer Awareness Day, February 24, 2018 at Jack Frost Mountain, Blakeslee, Pa.     On Saturday February 24, 2018, JFBB will present the eleventh annual “Ski for the Cure” Breast Cancer Awareness Day at Jack Frost Ski Area, Blakeslee Pa.  The event culminates a month long campaign as February is declared Breast Cancer Awareness month at JFBB.  The event ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, December 04, 2017
 Carbon County, PA – December 4, 2017- Calling all women in business in Carbon County… Please join the Carbon County Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) on Thursday, December 14th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Joey B’s Bar & Restaurant in Palmerton for our New 2018 Carbon County Women in Business Preview Event Luncheon.  We are excited to give Carbon County business women a PREVIEW ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Blue Mountain Resort Celebrates 40 Years of Skiing & Potential Early Opening Locally-Owned and Operated Resort Started with Skiing and Now Offers Much More Palmerton, Pennsylvania (20 November 2017) – A milestone is quickly approaching for Blue Mountain Resort, as it celebrates its 40th anniversary on December 22, 2017. In an era where the number of ski resorts has dwindled, the locally-owned ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Future Leaders of Carbon County   When you hear about the Carbon Young Professionals Council what do you think?  Do you envision young people in suits standing around talking about their business endeavors?  Or do you envision a group of motivated, passionate young people eager for an opportunity to make an impact in our communities? The Future Leaders of Carbon County Council is both!   The ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, July 27, 2017
On behalf of Governor Wolf and DEP Secretary McDonnell, I am pleased to announce the opening of the 14th round of the Small Business Advantage Grant. The $1,000,000 grant is designed to assist small businesses in employing pollution prevention or energy efficiency measures into their operations.  Pennsylvania-based small businesses with less than 100 employees are eligible.  Businesses are able to ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, July 07, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact:  Alice Wanamaker 484-274-2080              alicew@carboncountychamber.org  Jokers Are Wild Game Café Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration  Carbon County – July 2017:  Jokers Are Wild Game Cafe is pleased to announce the opening of the newest game room and café in Lehighton and invite you to come in and check out one of the most unique offerings in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Friday, July 07, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact:  Alice Wanamaker 484-274-2080              alicew@carboncountychamber.org  Breeze Massage Therapy And Bodywork Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration  Carbon County – July 2017Breeze Massage Therapy and Bodywork is pleased to announce the opening of the new studio located at 616 North Street, Suite 101 in Jim Thorpe.  Join the Carbon Chamber and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                              DateContact: Alice Wanamaker                                                                             July 28, 2017484-274-2080 AliceW@CarbonCountyChamber.org     Palmerton Area Community to Host Blood Drive on Wednesday July 19  Palmerton, PA – The Palmerton Area Community will be hosting a ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
LOCAL MASSAGE THERAPIST LENDS A HAND TO THE COMMUNITY Lehighton, PA  July 1, 2017-Massage therapist is lending her hands to Lehighton and surrounding areas in celebration of the award-winning national event, EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week, July 16-22, 2017.  The event will be sponsored by Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), the nation’s largest massage membership association ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Saturday, June 24, 2017
LANSFORD ALIVE ANNOUNCES“FRIDAYS IN LANSFORD”, BEGINNING JUNE 30 Lansford Alive, in conjunction with the No. 9 Mine and Museum, and the Lansford Historical Society, recently began a program to attract more visitors to Lansford.    "Fridays in Lansford" is a tourist initiative to bring people from out of the area that tour the No. 9 mine to spend the day in Lansford and see some of the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Saturday, June 24, 2017
CONTACT: [Christine Allen, 610-826-7323, christine@read2day.com]   Palmerton Tutoring Center Offers Summer Programs to Keep Local Students’ Minds “Plugged In” and “Powered Up” Over Break READING ESCAPADES & MATH EXPLORERS HAS OPENED ENROLLMENT FOR 2017 SUMMER PROGRAMS [Palmerton, PA] --Reading Escapades & Math Explorers, located along Palmerton’s main thoroughfare, Delaware Avenue, has been ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact:  Alice Wanamaker 484-274-2080              alicew@carboncountychamber.org  Coal Miner’s Pub and Grill Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration  Carbon County – June 2017:  Coal Miner’s Pub and Grill is pleased to announce the opening of the new restaurant and bar in Lansford! Join the Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation, Lansford Alive ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Thursday, June 15, 2017
                                                                                                                                  For Immediate Release  ST. JOHN NEUMANN REGIONAL SCHOOL ANNOUNCES FREE KINDERGARTEN TUITION Exciting news!  Sister Virginia Stephanie, Principal of St. John Neumann Regional School (SJNRS) is excited to announce that we have received a generous donation for 10 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Bringing People and Business Together … Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation137 South StreetLehighton, PA 18235Phone: 610.379.5000Email: mail@carboncountychamber.org   Media Advisory           Media Advisory            Media Advisory   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                      Contact:  Kathy Henderson 484-464-9576                         khenderson@carboncountychamber.org      ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
PRESS RELEASEFor more information about this press release, please contact:Alicia Silliman, Publicity ChairpersonCarbon County Fair (501 (C) (3) organization)250 Lentz TrailJim Thorpe PA 18229570/325-8685ccllfa@ptd.net  Entertainment tops the Charts The 18th annual Carbon County Fair will be located on Little Gap Road in Palmerton, PA and will run Monday, August 7 through Saturday, August 12, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
  NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Randall Sellers Director of Marketing & Development 215-514-6443 randallsellers@gmail.com   JIM THORPE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL FESTIVAL LINEUP Mauch Chunk Opera House June 8 to 11  Channeling the rebellious spirit of the Molly Maguires, JTIFF challenged the boldest, most defiant filmmakers to present their work, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  D&L to Celebrate National Trails Day on June 3  EASTON (May 23) –  The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L) invites the public to celebrate National Trails Day along the D&L Trail on June 3. American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day challenges people to hit the trail, make new friends, and find an adventure. Events will take place along the D&L Trail from ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Riding to Honor Our Fallen Heroes and Their Families…Jim Thorpe, PA –May 22, 2017- Jim Thorpe Adventures, LLC. will be conducting their third annual Remembrance Ride on June 3rd-4th, creating a living memorial honoring our fallen heroes and their families. Forty participants will ride 75 miles over two days along the Delaware and Lehigh Heritage Trail from Mountaintop PA to Bethlehem Steel Stacks ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE             Contact: Marlyn Kissner 610-751-4932                                                                  marlynk@lehighvalleychamber.org    Carbon County – May 2017:  Join the Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation for an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony as Blue Mountain Health Systems announces their Quick Care Center. Enjoy light refreshments, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
RELEASE      H​ave you ever wanted VIP treatment at half the cost? Haven’t you always wanted a more personalized feeling to education, like the whole lesson was created just for you?! Well, look no further.  Our VIP Homeschooling Group allows us to create the perfect lesson for your children, so that they can learn at their best!  With videos, lesson plans, a private Facebook group for questions & ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 15, 2017
Mauch Chunk Trust Company Supports Local FBLA Student Team Appearance in California.   Jim Thorpe - Lehighton FBLA Banking & Financial Systems team of Matthew Eckhart, Ryan Moerder, and Mason Smith qualified to attend the National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA from June 27 – July 3, 2017.  This student team qualified in the Banking & Financial Systems category and finished 2nd in the ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 15, 2017
WEATHERLY HILLCLIMB    1960 – 2017June 10 & 11, 2017         Sept. 16 & 17, 2017    The sounds of tires squealing, the smell of race car fuel, campers, tents, car trailers, campfires, crowds of people…..Yes, these are the sights and sounds you will experience if you are in the pit area of the Weatherly Hillclimb held twice a year.   The Weatherly Hillclimb Association is a group of volunteer ...read more
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