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Mayoral and borough council candidates will meet tomorrow night on 9/30 on the stage of the Opera House and answer questions posed by the audience and the Jim Thorpe Chamber of Commerce which is sponsoring the event. Doors will open at 6:30 and the program begins at 7 PM. The Opera House is located at 14 W Broadway in Jim Thorpe.

Questions will be taken from the crowd before the program and then randomly selected and posed to two candidates at a time. When their answers are complete, the next question will be asked of different candidates. The program is scheduled to last two hours. At 9 PM there will be a meet-and-greet in the Opera House gallery and lobby.

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On Wednesday evening, September 30th the Jim Thorpe Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidates Debate Night at the Mauch Chunk Opera House for the new and incumbent candidates for spots on the Jim Thorpe Borough Council. Questions will be a combination of pre-selected by Chamber representatives and those submitted by the audience. Doors to this informational session will open at 6:00 PM and the debate will commence at 7:00 PM.

Issues of concern vary from general items like tourism, historical preservation, community growth and local crime to specific issues such as speeding and rainwater control on Broadway. The exact debate format has yet to be worked out so keep on eye on this blog for further details.

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