MCA schedules are ready

MOUNT CARMEL - Mount Carmel Area Junior/Senior High School student schedules for grades seven through 12 are ready for pickup between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday in the high school principal's office.

Any schedule changes for students in Grade 11 and 12 will be done Monday and for students in grades nine and 10 Tuesday.

NCCD twilight meeting set

SUNBURY - The Northumberland County Conservation District (NCCD) will hold its annual twilight meeting Tuesday, Sept. 9, at St. Joe's Picnic Pavilion in Milton. The event will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Registration is $5 to attend, which includes dinner and meeting materials.

This year's event will begin with a meal from Montgomery Station House, including roast beef with filling, tossed salad, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans with almonds, chocolate cake, rolls and beverages.

Immediately following the meal, the group will tour a project site showcasing recommended land use along a stream and fish habitat structures installed along St. Joe's streambanks.

Topics for the meeting will include "Managing Herbicide Resistant Weeds" covered by John Bray of Penn State Extension; "BMP (Best Management Practice) Examples in Northumberland County" which will include experiences shared by fellow operators about their experiences with the installation of BMPs on their properties, and "How to Improve Your Grazing Systems" by Theresa Heebner, NRCS grazing specialist. NCCD has applied to the PA Department of Agriculture for two core credits.

Registration forms may be found online at, or call the district office at 570-495-4665. Deadline to register is Aug. 29.

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