Rotary Santa Sleigh schedule

SHAMOKIN - The Rotary Santa Sleigh is scheduled to make the following stops during the next two weeks:

Tuesday - Market Street, 6 to 6:45 p.m.; Bear Valley Avenue, 6:50 to 7:15 p.m.; Raspberry Hill, 7:25 to 8 p.m.; Academy Hill, 8:10 to 9 p.m., corner of Chestnut and Marshall streets.

Wednesday - Walnut Street, 6 to 7 p.m.; Stetler Drive, 7 to 8 p.m.; Arch Street, 8 to 9 p.m.

Thursday - Ferndale, west of Second Street, 6 to 9 p.m.

Friday - Ranshaw, 6 to 6:30 p.m.; Walmart, 6:45 to 9 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 17 - Dewart Street playground, 6 to 7 p.m.; Tharptown, Center Street Motors, 7:15 to 8 p.m.; Center Street Car Wash, 8:15 to 9 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 18 - West of Market Street to Second Street, from Sunbury to Mulberry streets, 6 to 9 p.m.

Thursday, Dec, 19 - Kulpmont town park, 6 to 9 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 20 - Shamokin Street, Mother Cabrini Church, 6 to 6:45 p.m.; Fifth Ward and Springfield.

Letters to Santa deadline nears

SHAMOKIN - Friday is the deadline to submit letters for The News-Item's "Letters to Santa." They can be e-mailed to

A list of which children's letters are being read each day is published as part of a Christmas countdown graphic on the front page of the newspaper. Daily shows continue through Dec. 24 at Click on "Letters to Santa" at the top left of the home page.