MC Celebrates Inaugural ‘Christmas on Oak’ Event

The Ladies around the tree at the Shops.

(The article was published in the News-Item Sunday December 9, 2018)

By Chris J. Grego –The News-Item

Despite bitterly cold weather, hundreds gathered in downtown Mount Carmel on Saturday for the city’s inaugural “Christmas on Oak” event, which featured a number of food and craft vendors, an hour-and-a-half historical tour of Mount Carmel and the Christmas Parade.

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Gavin Memorial Moved

Gavin Memorial Move
Gathering at the new location of the Gen. James M. Gavin Memorial in Mount Carmel on Thursday, November 1, 2018 are from left, Bill Begis Mount Carmel VFW; Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the 82nd Airborne Division Association members Joe Bobber and Tim Williams. (Photo Courtesy Tim Williams)

(The article was published in The News-Item Friday November 2, 2018)

Gavin Memorial Moved in Mount Carmel

by The News-Item

MOUNT CARMEL — The monument to Mount Carmel military hero Gen. James M. Gavin was successfully moved to its new location Thursday November 1, 2018.

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Memorial Plaque Dedication and Launch Party

Cathy Welker Besser, MCDI President and her father Bob Welker dedicate the memorial plaque for her mother, Cathy Welker, the Mother of Oak Street Wednesday September 19, 2018 in Mount Carmel, PA.

(The article was published in The News-Item Thursday September 20, 2018)

‘Mother of Oak Street’ Honored as Mount Carmel Launches Website

MOUNT CARMEL — A crowd was drawn to Oak Street Wednesday to join Mount Carmel Downtown Inc. (MCDI) in honoring an important part of the borough’s past and to celebrate its future.       Continue reading “Memorial Plaque Dedication and Launch Party”