Noteworthy: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Crime Watch meeting
SHAMOKIN - A reorganization meeting of the Shamokin Crime Watch program will be held at 6 p.m. tonight at the Shamokin City Police Department, 511 N. Franklin St.
Hall of Fame breakfast
PAXINOS - The 30th anniversary induction breakfast for the Bernie Romanoski Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Masser's Banquet Hall, Paxinos.
Sunbury bike auction postponed
SUNBURY - Sunbury City Officials reported Monday that the bike auction, originally scheduled for April 26, has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 31. Officials apologize for any inconvenience.
Griffiths scholarship available
Ed Griffiths, chairman of the Anthracite Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association Scholarship Committee, and Tony Rosini, committee member, announced applications are being accepted for the chapter's 2014 scholarship award. Applications have been sent to local high schools for the chapter's the Edward M. Griffiths II Memorial Scholarship.
Griffiths stated that the Anthracite Area Penn State Club will award at least two $750 scholarships to area high school seniors who have been accepted at any one of Penn State's campuses for either summer or fall 2014.
The scholarship is open to all seniors at Line Mountain, Mt. Carmel Area, Our Lady of Lourdes Regional, Shamokin Area, Shikellamy and Southern Columbia High schools.
The criteria for the scholarship are as follows: Acceptance to Penn State as a freshman for either the summer or fall 2014, academic success in high school, evidence of financial need, school and community activities.
Applications can be obtained in the guidance office of any of the six schools. Rosini emphasized applications must be mailed directly to the chapter and be received no later than May 2.