Noteworthy: Saturday, July 5, 2014
Parking, alcohol restrictions
SHAMOKIN - Chief of Police Darwin Tobias III has announced parking restrictions related to today's 150th anniversary activities.
There will be no parking on the following streets starting at 11 a.m. until the conclusion of the parade, which starts at 2 p.m.: 00 block of North Market Street (west side), full length of Independence Street and the full length of Lincoln Street.
People are also encouraged not to park on other streets included in the parade route. The route starts at Shamokin and Willow and goes north on Shamokin to Spurzheim, west on Spurzheim to Lincoln, west on Lincoln to Market, south on Market to Chestnut (00 block of North Market Street, west side only), west on Chestnut Street to Sixth Street, north on Sixth Street to Independence Street and east on Independence Street to Rock Street.
Liquor laws will be enforced, including the open alcoholic container ordinance, outside the designated area of the 150th festival on Independence Street.
Citizen calls meeting on building
KULPMONT - Bob Chesney, among the most vocal opponents of the borough's plans to build a new borough hall and garage complex, invites residents to a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the American Legion building to discuss the issue.
Borough council meets again next on Tuesday.