|The Newport Township Community Organization is a group of Township residents who have been volunteering their time and effort since May of 2004 to improve the quality of life in our community. This photo album shows some of the activities that the group has been involved in over the years and some ofthe events that have occurrred in the community.
Auto Show at St. Faustina's Grove
Members of St. Faustina's Parish in Nanticoke sponsored a classic auto show in St. Faustina's Grove in Sheatown in late September of 2013. The Community Organization, held a chili cookoff at the show on behalf of the event.
Swim Events 2013
In July and August the Community Organziation sponsored two swim for children at the public pool in Mocanaqua.
Community Organization of the Night
At the Railriders’ home game on August 16, 2013, the Community Organization was the featured group in the team’s Community Organization of the Night program at PNC Field in Moosic.
Great American Cleanup
The Community Organization has participated in the Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania every spring since that of 2005. In this effort, we have carried out big junk drop offs and also cleanups of illegal dumpsites and community roads. These are some recent photos.
Trip to Tom's River
In December 2012 members of the Community Organization, together with the Saint Faustina Grove Committee and the Newport Consolidated Fire Department, traveled to Toms River, New Jersey to provide a Christmas meal and further assistance to those who were affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Community Organization Activities by Year
The following are photos grouped by year showing some of the activities of the Newport Township Community Organization.
Community Organization Individual Events
The following are photos of specific events held by the Community Organization: including our Summer Fun Program for children, our Victorian Tea Party, our fundraising Fall Festivals, and Spring Hike up the mountain overlooking Wanamie.
Flooding in Mocanaqua and Schickshinny
In September of 2011, our neighbours along the Susquehanna experienced a devastating floor. Many homes are businesses in Mocanaqua and Shickshinny were seriously damaged. They Community Organization donated needed cleaning supplies and food to the people in Mocanaqua and Shickshinny while they were getting their properties cleaned up and lives reorganized.
These are photos of the situation at the time in both communities.
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