HARRISBURG - Local lottery players took home $35,000 among those winning more than $1,000 in December, according to the Pennsylvania Lottery's website.

The biggest winner was Wade J. Smink, of Kulpmont, who cashed in two Big 4 tickets for $2,500 winners during the month. David Osevala, of Shamokin, was the top instant game winner with a $2,500 winner on a $20 Merry Millions ticket.

Winners, by town name, include:

Ashland

- Judy Johnson, $1,000, Hot Hand, $5 ticket.

- Deborah M. Barefoot, $1,000, Million Dollar Mega Multiplier, $20.

Catawissa

- Adam A. Styer, $1,000, Big Money, $5.

- David J. Delbo, $1,000, Million Dollar Mega Multiplier, $20.

Coal Township

- Donald S. Miller, $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

Danville

- Steven L. Cope, $1,000, $100 Million Dollar Cash Extravaganza, $20

- David A. Shultz, $1,000, $250,000 a Year for Life, $10.

- Douglas G. Freese, $1,000, 3rd Edition Goldbar Cro$$word, $3.

- Mark W. Atherton, $1,000, Merry Millions, $20.

- Suzanne E. Weaver, $1,000, Million Dollar Cash Fever, $20.

- Robert Degreen, $1,000, Platinum Cro$$word 2nd Edition, $5.

Elysburg

- Robert F. Leffler, $1,000, Casino Cash, $20

Kulpmont

- Wade J. Smink, two wins of $2,500, Big 4, 50-cent bet.

- William C. Moore, $1,000, Big Money, $5.

- Dennis R. Hummel, $1,000, Casino Cash, $20.

- Jason Mowery, $1,000, Casino Cash, $20.

Mount Carmel

- Tanya M. McDowell, $1,000, Big Money, $5

- John G. Shirmer, $1,000, Big Money, $5.

- Robert L. Eker III, $1,000, Holiday Gifts, $10.

- Lisa A. Fusetti-Bowman, $1,000, Holiday Gifts, $10.

- Linda Mahoney, $1,000, Holiday Gifts, $10.

- Joseph M. Odorizzi, $1,000, Merry Millions, $20.

Paxinos

- Judith A. Saunders, $1,000, 3rd Edition Goldbar Cro$$word, $3.

- Christine M. Palacz, $1,000, Casino Cash, $20

Shamokin

- David Osevala, $2,500, Merry Millions, $20.

- Ann M. Koons, $1,000, Candy Cane Cash, $1.

- Richard M. Villari, $1,000, Casino Cash, $20.

- Ida E. Gronski, $1,000, Holiday Gifts, $10.