November 28, 2015 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Peebles closing

COAL TOWNSHIP — The Plaza at Coal Township is entering its tenth Christmas and holiday shopping season for area residents. More...

Santa is ready to read letters

SHAMOKIN— The News- Item is once again welcoming children to submit letters to Santa that will read on newsitem.com starting Monday.  Radio legend Tom Kutza provides The News-Item’s special connection to Santa Claus each year, a trad More...

SCA wins districts

Southern Columbia Area football players and cheerleaders gather near the end zone as the Alma Mater is played following the team’s 56-50 win over Montoursville in the District IV Class AA Championship game at Tiger Stadium Friday evening. More...

Reason for the season

Dustin Bendas, left, and Matthew Charnosky took advantage of the unseasonably warm weather Friday afternoon and set up the nativity scene outside Transfiguration Church on Shamokin Street in Shamokin. Both are parishioners at the church.   More...

Kids ready for Advent

Students in grades first through third enrolled in religious education classes at Divine Redeemer Church, Mount Carmel, have begun preparing for the Advent season. More...

We are thankful

The Church of Holy Angels Parish, Kulpmont, gave thanks for faith, family, friends and country during an 8 a.m. Thanksgiving Mass celebrated by the Rev. Andrew Stahmer.   More...

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