January 22, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Mount Carmel to name stage in Semicek's honor

BY MARK GILGER THE NEWS-ITEM MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel Area School Board unanimously agreed Thursday night to honor legendary Mounties’ band director Paul “Prof” Semicek by naming the high school auditorium stage after him. The board More...

Strike continues, meetings next week

By Sarah DeSantis The News-Item COAL TOWNSHIP — The Shamokin Area Education Association will strike for the third day today before meeting for negotiations with the school board Monday.  More...

Fegley named to borough council

By Sarah DeSantis The News-Item MOUNT CARMEL — Ed Fegley was named to an open seat on the Mount Carmel Borough Council after Mayor Philip “Bing” Cimino broke a 3-3 tie. Fegley was nominated to the council at Thursday’s meeting by membe More...

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