TREVORTON -- The community of Line Mountain School District recently held several fund raisers to help the students at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. A Dress Down Day was scheduled for the faculty and staff. Students in fifth and sixth grade supported the cause by having a Wear a Hat Day. Families also contributed money to help the survivors of the tragedy. The total sent was $720.68. Picture are students in Melinda Masser’s room showing the snowflakes that they created and sent to Sandy Hook. This is just a sampling of the snowflakes that were created by many students in the elementary schools and high school.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Shamrock Road near Paxinos
PAXINOS — A PennDOT bridge crew in Northumberland County is scheduled to complete a deck preservation project at a bridge in Shamokin Township on June 4, weather permitting.Continued ...
Youths prepare for trout release
MILLERSBURG — For the second year, the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art will help students complete their journey learning about the life cycle of trout.Continued ...
Sixth graders at Line Mountain perform play on Responsibility
TREVORTON — The Line Mountain elementary schools studied the Character Goal Responsibility as part of the Responsive Classroom initiative.Continued ...
Music and wine festival scheduled for June 1
GRATZ — The Gratz Fair Association’s second annual music and wine festival is scheduled for June 1 at the Gratz Fairgrounds. The event, from noon to 6, will benefit the fair’s competitive exhibits program.Continued ...
Vets to bring 'Moving Wall' to region in May
COAL TOWNSHIP — Vietnam veteran Sol Bidding made a vow to his fallen war comrades: “I would not forget my brothers and sisters, and I would not let my nation forget them.”Continued ...
'Sweet Arrival of Spring' event arrives Friday night
MILLERSBURG - The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art will host “Sweet Arrival of Spring” fundraiser at 7 p.m. April 26 in the Center’s galleries, 176 Water Company Road.Continued ...
Rededication service set
HICKORY CORNERS — The Fort Halifax Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, will hold a memorial and rededication service at 10 a.m. May 11 at Zions Stone Valley Cemetery, Hickory Corners.Continued ...
World War II memorial not forgotten in Herndon
HERNDON — Among “road closed” signs and traffic barriers in the borough maintenance building, the 8-foot-by-8-foot Herndon World War II memorial board stands, waiting for a new home.Continued ...
Ann Walshaw hopes that home is found sooner than later.
Young American: William C. Grove
Young Americans for April have been announced by the Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce.Continued ...
Olympic gold medalist coming to Keystone Shooting Park
Olympic gold medalist Vincent Hancock will host a meet and greet at 7 p.m. on April 25 at the Keystone Shooting Park as part of KSP's Open House.Continued ...
Scheeres to discuss "Untold Story of Peoples Temple"
Journalist Julia Scheeres will give the talk, "Narrating Jonestown and the Peoples Temple," Wednesday, April 3, at 7 p.m. in the Forum of the Elaine Langone Center at Bucknell University.Continued ...
Public invited to mountaintop Easter service on Saturday
PAXINOS — The public is invited to attend the annual Easter service at the “Old Rugged Cross” on the mountaintop overlooking Route 61 at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.Continued ...
- TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Shamrock Road near Paxinos