Keeping Shamokin beautiful

The Ale House was one business to receive a cigarette receptacle Thursday through a Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grant. Pictured are, from left, Brown, Amanda Curran and Doreen Annis.

SHAMOKIN — A $5,000 Cigarette Litter Prevention program grant was received by City of Shamokin to assist in continued revitalization and beautification of the downtown area.

Denise Brown said she applied for the grant through Keep America Beautiful community impact grant in order to purchase ashtray receptacles to give businesses free of charge. The city will empty them for the first six months and after that, it will be the responsibility of the businesses.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.