SHAMOKIN - Winners of the city's Halloween parade held Wednesday have been announced.


First place, Airianna Shingara as "Garden Gnome," second place, Alyssa Shurock as "Barbie," and third place, Brady Kodack as "ET."


First place, Erin Bossler and Kelsey Ober as "Pair of Flip Flops," second place, Dal Elliott IV and Dal Elliott III as "Lobster and his Chef" and third place, Macy and Molly Kreischer as "Bee and Bee Catcher."


First place, the Boris family as "The Monster Mash," second place, David and Caitlin Shulskie and Maggie Morrison as "Gru and his Minions" and third place, Melinda Tharp's Daycare as "Willy Wonka."

Small Float

First place, Carnuccio, Venna, Kehler, Morris and Cuff families as "Welcome to the Jungle," second place, Joey Geise as "Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom" and third place, Boomer, Tucker and Sophie as "Hawaiian Vacation."

Large Float

First place, Fourspring and Reuter family as "Pan Am Flight 2013," second place, Rob's Good Time Grill as "Happy Days" and third place, Anthracite Animal Clinic as "Veterinary Apocalypse."

Prizes can be picked up at First National Bank in Shamokin during regular business hours beginning Friday.

Parade organizers thanked the Shamokin City Police Department, Shamokin Street Department, Shamokin fire police, Shamokin Area junior and senior high bands and all participating fire department and ambulance personnel.

They also thanked everyone who participated in the parade and the volunteers that helped during registration.

Sponsors are First National Bank, The News-Item and AREA Services.