January 5, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Salary battle going strong

SUNBURY — Two former commissioners asked a judge to bar Commissioners Rick Shoch and Sam Schiccatano from using their newly acquired political majority to control the defense of the county in a lawsuit they filed seeking to prevent a nearly 50-percen More...

Shoch selected chairman

SUNBURY — Incumbent Richard Shoch was unanimously selected as the new chairman of the Northumberland County Board of Commissioners during its reorganization meeting Monday afternoon. More...

2, including former mayoral candidate, join city council

SHAMOKIN — A former police chief and a retired state parole officer were sworn in Monday night as the two newest members of Shamokin City Council.  Retired police officer John Brown and Dan McGaw, who ran unopposed as a team last year, wer More...

MC Twp. swears in 2

ATLAS — Aaron Domanski and Matthew Susnoskie were sworn into office Monday during a reorganization meeting of the Mount Carmel Township Board of Supervisors. It was routine new-year business during the 14-minute meeting held without much fanfare. More...

OLOL family participates in Toys for Christmas Liturgy

COAL TOWNSHIP — The administration, faculty, staff and students at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School participated in the annual Toys for Christmas Liturgy Dec. More...

Shoch to head commissioner board

Mark Gilger The News-Item SUNBURY — Incumbent Richard Shoch was unanimously selected as the new chairman of the Northumberland County Board of Commissioners during its reorganization meeting Monday afternoon.  More...

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