December 18, 2015 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

County pay cut lawsuit

SUNBURY — Two county commissioner-elects filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking an injunction against a planned salary reduction that would cut their pay nearly in half.  More...

Animal shelters glad for generosity

SHAMOKIN — The community responded in tremendous fashion to The News-Item’s “For the Love of Animals” pet supply collection project this fall.  More...

Ready for the party

Police officers from Shamokin and Coal Township were joined by family and friends at a gift-wrapping party Thursday night to prepare donated gifts for distribution to children of the two communities today at the Independence Fire Company hall. More...

SUV clips porch, hits shed

STONINGTON — Albert Green, of Mount Carmel, escaped serious injury Thursday afternoon when he apparently experienced a health issue and blacked out while driving, causing his SUV to go off Route 61.  More...

Cantata at St. John’s UMC

The choir and friends of St. John’s United Methodist Church, Coal Township, presented the annual Christmas cantata, “Born to be King,” under the direction of Jamie Myers. More...

Veterans at Serenity Gardens honored

American Legion member Carol Patton and volunteer Alice Lemon present gift bags to veterans at Serenity Gardens in Kulpmont, along with cake and coffee. More...

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