The Newport Township Community Organization, Weinberg Regional Food Bank and the Newport Township American Legion Auxiliary Unit 539 are working together to host a Food Distribution the 4th Wednesday of each month.  The next distribution will be held

     DATE: 4th Wednesday of each month 6:00PM to 7:00PM

     PLACE: American Legion, 62 Newport St., Glen Lyon

Only families living in Newport Township are eligible.

Clients must pre-register to ensure enough food is available.

Families are required to provide their full name, address, phone number and the total number of people in their household.

On the day of the distribution please bring a form of identification which includes an address and some kind of identification for EVERYONE in the household that registered. Forms of identification can include a birth certificate, SS card or medical card.

Those wishing to volunteer can contact Palmira at 570-592-7876 or email[email protected]


  • St. Faustina’s Parish in Nanticoke Announces

  EVENT: St. Faustina’s Annual Homecoming Festival


  DATES: Friday, & Saturday, June 24th and 25th from 5pm until 12am

Sunday, June 26th from 4pm until 11pm


   PLACE: St. Faustina Grove in Sheatown, 141 Old Newport St, Nanticoke.


There will be food, fun, games, & live musical entertainment by the bands; “Stealing Neil” on Friday, “Iron Cowboy” on Saturday & “Honey Pot Productions” from 4-7pm and “40lb Head” at 7pm on Sunday.


A Mass at the grove will also be held on Saturday at 4pm featuring the Polk Band, “The Polka Naturals”.


Come out and enjoy the fun!

  •  Nanticoke Conservation Club in partnership with Rep. Jerry Mullery’s Office, The City of Nanticoke, The Newport Township Community Organization, EPCAMR, and The Nanticoke Community Garden  EVENT: The Great American Cleanup Event of PA  START TIME:  8:00 amThe clean-up is registered with the Great American Clean Up of Pennsylvania.   For any additional information, visit our website orour Facebook page, or email us at [email protected]
  • Refreshments will be provided.
  • Gloves and bags will be supplied.  A backhoe and dumpster will also be there to help the project move along.
  • The areas to clean will be the Nanticoke Community Garden area, located off of Lower Broadway, and the access area off the Industrial Rd leading to Whitney Point.
  •   DATE:    Saturday, April 23rd, 2016
  •   Newport Township Community Pride EventEVENT: Cleanup along the main highways throughout the TownshipTIME:    9 AM to Noon
  • Volunteers will sign in and receive a free backpack with supplies before going out to assigned areas.
  • MEETING PLACE:  Municipal & Community Building, Wanamie
  • DATE:  Saturday, March 19, 2016
  •   GNA’s Catholic Youth Ministry of St. Faustina’s Parish  EVENT: Annual Basket Raffle
  •   CONTACT: Jennifer Betz – 570-301-4545
  • To purchase advances raffle tickets, please call St Faustin’a Parish Office at 570-735-4833. Food will be available for purchase. Proceeds to benefit St Faustina’s Youth Group.
  • Admission is free with Raffle Tickets to bid on baskets cost $5.00 a sheet and each sheet contains 25 individual tickets.
  • Doors will be open on Saturday, March 12th from 4:30-7:30pm for early returns and Sunday, March 13th at 10:30am with the raffle beginning at 1:30pm.
  •     PLACE: St. Faustina Grove South Hanover St. Nanticoke
  •   St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church  EVENT: Vegetable Soup, Halushki, and Bake Sale  PLACE: St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church,153 East Main St., Glen Lyon

DATE:  March 4th, 11am to 5pm in the  Church Hall


Please call 570-736-6908 or 570-735-7682 by February 28th to place your order


A Bake Sale will take place on March 4th.


Vegetable Soup – $5.00/quart

Halushki – $5.00/quart