SHAMOKIN — Chief of Police Darwin Tobias III has announced parking restrictions related to this weekend’s 150th anniversary activities.
There will be no parking on the following streets starting at 11 a.m. Saturday until the conclusion of the parade: 00 block of North Market Street (west side), full length of Independence Street and the full length of Lincoln Street.
People are also encouraged not to park on other streets included in the parade route. The route starts at Shamokin and Willow and goes north on Shamokin to Spurzheim, west on Spurzheim to Lincoln, west on Lincoln to Market, south on Market to Chestnut (00 block of North Market Street, west side only), west on Chestnut to Sixth, north on Sixth to Independence and east on Independence Street to Rock Street.
Liquor laws will be enforced, including the open alcoholic container ordinance, outside the designated area of the 150th festival on Independence Street.