Photos on display at bank

SHAMOKIN - Seventeen News-Item photos involving the holidays and wintertime are featured in the latest gallery at Susquehanna Bank, 300 E. Independence St.

Various artwork is displayed throughout the year at the bank in a program sponsored by the Northumberland County Council for the Arts and Humanities.

Visit the photo gallery section on the home page of and click on "Christmas photo show at Susquehanna Bank" to order those photos as prints or other products.

Holiday service planned at cemetery

ANNVILLE - The Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Memorial Council will hold its 16th annual outdoor holiday candlelight service at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, rain or shine, in the Pennsylvania Veterans Memorial on the grounds of the national cemetery.

The program provides an opportunity for veterans and/or family members of deceased veterans interred at Indiantown Gap to share memories and testimonies about their loved ones and friends.

All are welcome. Glow sticks are provided. Ample parking is available.

Gift-giving service planned

DANVILLE - An annual gift-giving service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at SS Cyril and Mathodius campus. The Rev. Philip Altavilla, ecumenical director of the Diocese of Scranton, will be speaker.

Parishioners and others who obtained tags to provide gifts are asked to bring the gifts to the service. All gifts will be distributed to children of the area to make their Christmas brighter.

The annual gift-giving project is sponsored by L.A.R.C. (an area Lutheran, Anglican, Roman Catholic covenant). Members of Shamokin Area Ministerium of Churches will participate in the service

Conyngham meeting set for Tuesday

CONYNGHAM TOWNSHIP - The Conyngham Township Board of Supervisors will hold a proposed budget meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the township office.