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Shamokin Revitalization Plan

This plan responds to a special Shamokin community driven desire to proactively reinvent itself.  The fact is, this is an easy statement to say, and a very hard one to achieve. The only way such reinvention can occur is step-by-step, one success at a time. This plan determines where there  are opportunities and what may …

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International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day

3PM – Tree planting and dedication Join us on 8/31 at 3PM for a tree planting and dedication to remember those we have lost to substance use. Use the link: https://zoom.us/j/93243350569 4-6PM – Naloxone distribution at Claude Kehler Park made possible by a grant through Evangelical Community Hospital. 6-7:30PM – local people affected by substance …

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COVID-19 Relief Funds

COVID 19

The application window is open for Northumberland County businesses, organizations, and municipalities to apply to receive part of an $8.2 million grant the county received to assist them with COVID-19 expenses. The deadline to apply to the county is Aug. 24. The funds do not have to be repaid. The COVID-19 County Relief Block Grant …

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Plan GO Shamokin!!

SABER Meeting

Community Rebuilding Workshop: The Go Shamokin! project which is a 5 year implementation plan for economic revitalization is being led by the firm Stromberg/Garrigan & Associates, who was retained by the Revitalization Partnership of City of Shamokin, SABER and SEDA-COG to facilitate the planning process, including public engagement and plan preparation. In addition, the U.S. EPA Office of Environmental Justice is undertaking a coordinated …

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Anthracite Heritage Festival of the Arts

Anthracite Heritage Festival

The Anthracite Heritage Festival of the Arts was established by the Northumberland County Council for the  Arts & Humanities in 2005. The festival was created to enhance the quality of life, economic development and tourism in and around the coal region area through the promotion of the Arts while reconnecting with our heritage.