Memorial dedication Thursday

SPRINGFIELD — The public is invited to a rededication service for the veterans memorial at the top of Logan Street, above the Mother Cabrini ballfield in Coal Township, at 2 p.m. Thursday.

Local dignitaries, members of veterans’ organizations and the Knights of Columbus Color Guard will participate. There will be a gun salute and “Taps” will be played.

The event was postponed from June because of rain.

Fireworks sales continue

SHAMOKIN — A number of non-aerial fireworks remain for sale from Citizens Fireworks and Citizens for a Better Community, nonprofits that organize and put on the city’s annual fireworks display.

The store along Rock Street is no longer open, but those interested can stop by The News-Item, 707 N. Rock St. during business hours and ask for Glenn.

Among the items remaining are punks and lanterns.

Proceeds benefit next year’s fireworks display.

Possible lost dog reported

COAL TOWNSHIP — A resident of the 1700 block of West Wood Street in the township reported Tuesday the presence of what appears to be a lost dog in her neighborhood.

The small dog is creme colored. It does not have a collar.

The person has never seen the dog before and thought someone might be searching for it.

SASD accepting school registrations

COAL TOWNSHIP — Shamokin Area School District is currently accepting registrations for the 2018-19 school year. Parents can register their children at the administration office located at the high school building, 2000 W. State St., between 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The following items are necessary to register: Birth or baptismal certificate, immunization record, proof of residency and custody order, if applicable.

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