Shamokin


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Shamokin

(shəmō`kĭn), city (1990 pop. 9,184), Northumberland co., E Pa.; settled c.1835, inc. 1864. A mining center for anthracite coal, Shamokin lies in an area of declining industry and mineral production. Agriculture products include corn, hay, and dairy items.
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The thruway's southern section, which is in final design, is a bypass of Hummels Wharf and Shamokin Dam where there are 34 intersections and nine traffic signals.
The Hummel Station project will be located at the former site of the coal-fired Sunbury power plant near Shamokin Dam in Snyder County, Pennsylvania.
Towanda includes three clusters of titles in five counties in two states, with two dailies -- the Daily Review of Towanda and the Shamokin News-Item.
Originally a Native American campsite halfway between the Allegheny and Susquehanna rivers, the Western Pennsylvania town is located on the earliest known trail to the east, the Shamokin Path.
Shamokin Plaza, a 97,954 s/f retail property located at 1400 State Route 61, Shamokin, Pennsylvania, sold for $425,000.
near the town of Shamokin Dam, provides power into the PJM Interconnection Regional Transmission Organization (RTO).
Stewart was born July 7, 1944 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania to June and Martin Stewart as the first of four children: Dennis (1948), Mitchell (1955), and Cynthia (1960).
On July 1, 1948, the two were married in their hometown of Shamokin, Penn.
He went to bat for keeping it undeveloped, and the Shamokin Springs Nature Preserve was born.
The Marcellus gas-fueled, joint-cycle power venture close to Shamokin Dam in Snyder County, Pennsylvania, will secure 18 acres at the site of the lately retired Sunbury coal-fired power plant.
Donna Kaib, Reserve Township, Allegheny County; Brian Nicarry, City of Reading, Berks County; David Ruyak, City of Reading, Berks County; David Bulzoni, City of Scranton, Lackawanna County; Chris Moonis, Myerstown Borough, Lebanon County; Donna Wall, City of Nanticoke, Luzerne County; Andrew Gegaris, City of Nanticoke, Luzerne County; Patricia Moorhead, Pennsylvania Economy League, Luzerne County; Joseph Boyle, Pennsylvania Economy League, Luzerne County; Gerald Cross, Pennsylvania Economy League, Luzerne County; Robert Slaby, City of Shamokin, Northumberland County; Brenda Scandle, City of Shamokin, Northumberland County; Nancy Freenock, City of Warren, Warren County; and Marita Kelley, Governor's Center for Local Government
She was born in Shamokin, PA daughter of William D.