School's out for winter break

MOUNT CARMEL - There is no school for Mount Carmel Area School District students Monday through Wednesday, Jan. 1, due to the winter break. Classes will resume for all students on Thursday, Jan. 2.

SASD to dismiss early Monday

COAL TOWNSHIP - Monday, Dec. 23, is an Act 80 Day early dismissal for all Shamokin Area students. The middle/high school will dismiss at 12:18 p.m. and the elementary school will dismiss at 12:45 p.m.

K-4 PM students will have class.

Schools will be closed from Tuesday through Wednesday, Jan. 1 for the holiday. Classes will resume on Thursday, Jan. 2.

Holiday hours announced

ATLAS - The Mount Carmel Township Municipal Building will be closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day and will be open from 7 a.m. to noon Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

Trash day moved in Mt. Carmel Twp.

ATLAS - Because Christmas falls on a Wednesday - the normal trash pick up day in Mount Carmel Township - garbage will be collected Thursday.

Santa to visit library Saturday

SHAMOKIN - Area children are invited to have cookies and milk with Santa Claus from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Shamokin-Coal Township Public Library, children's section, 210 E. Independence St.

Children can also create ornaments. Parents and guardians are urged to bring a camera for photo with Santa. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

This free event is sponsored by Coal City Revitalization.