To the editor: This year's Halloween parade was once again a success due to our partnership with AREA Services, The News Item and the City of Shamokin.

We would like to send a special note of thanks to the Shamokin City Police Department, Shamokin Street Department, Shamokin Fire Police, Shamokin Junior and Senior High School Bands and all participating fire department and ambulance services.

And an extra special thank you to our newest sponsor, AREA Services, which not only helped to support the parade, but whose staff were on hand when one parade participant suffered an injury and needed to go to the hospital.

Thanks to all of you for making this a fun and safe event for everyone.


Pamela Brennan Burns


First National Bank of PA