April 30, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

State drug and alcohol secretary will be part of opioid abuse forum at Shamokin Area

COAL TOWNSHIP — The state's drug and alcohol secretary will take part in a public forum to discuss the heroin and opioid abuse epidemic next month at Shamokin Area Middle/High School.  More...

Driver in Trevorton pileup had done heroin, police say

TREVORTON — Angel Dawn Reams, 26, of 600 W. More...

Child Abuse Prevention celebration aims to spread preventative knowledge

By Sarah DeSantis The News-Item sarah_d@newsitem.com SUNBURY — Child abuse prevention month may be coming to a close, but Northumberland County Children and Youth Supervisor Carla Clark hopes the topic remains on residents' minds throu More...

High demand for foster parents

SUNBURY — Northumberland County is experiencing a high demand for foster parents, especially those willing to care for teenagers, according to the program's coordinator. Meghan Weaver said the county currently has approximately 170 children in f More...

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