April 14, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Experts will take look at human bone fragments

RIVERSIDE — Human adult bone fragments discovered in Rush Township south of here Tuesday night are being studied in an effort to determine an identity. The bones were found near railroad tracks that border the Susquehanna River, near the crossro More...

Group plots future of jail

SUNBURY — A meeting Wednesday night to discuss efforts to save the Northumberland County Prison did not attract a lot of people, but it did produce a lot of passion.  More...

Best: Expert confirmed move to convert academy to prison

KULPMONT — Northumberland County Commissioner Kym Best continued her efforts to inform local municipalities about converting Northwestern Academy into the new county prison by addressing Kulpmont Borough Council at its meeting Tuesday.  More...

Two picked up for dealing Spice in MCB

MOUNT CARMEL — Borough police scooped up two more alleged drug dealers in a controlled buy Tuesday night. Patrick Robert O’Brien, 28, of 115 Chamber St., Danville, and Steven Richard Hoskie, 20, of 346 S. More...

LM OKs tentative budget

MANDATA — The Line Mountain School District Board of Directors approved a tentative 2016-17 budget Tuesday with an approximately $1 million increase in spending over last year. Directors voted 7-0-1 to approve the $19,746,508 proposed budget wit More...

All-age talent show to benefit mother of two

By Larry Deklinski THE NEWS-ITEM larry_d@newsitem.com MOUNT CARMEL — The Mount Carmel Area ThinkBig Dance Marathon committee will hold an all-age talent show fundraising event at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 8, in the Richard F. More...

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