May 21, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Construction -- eight years worth -- just getting started

SHAMOKIN — Friday's bridge groundbreaking marked a milestone for the long-awaited Central Susquehanna Valley Thruway (CSVT), but there are about eight years of construction still ahead.  More...

Groundbreaking held for transportation project

BY MARK GILGER THE NEWS-ITEM WINFIELD — With the sounds of heavy machinery operating in the background on the largest new capacity project in Pennsylvania, local, state and federal officials officially broke ground More...

Mount Carmel Area student found with heroin inside school building

MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP — A Mount Carmel Area High School senior has been charged with drug-related offenses after police found him in possession of four packets of heroin in school Wednesday morning.  More...

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