May 25, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Saturday's festival dedicated in loving memory of 'The Moke'

SHAMOKIN — One of the many things about Shamokin William “Garth” Hall loved most was the annual Anthracite Heritage Festival of the Arts, being held Saturday in his memory. Hall passed away at the age of 76 in January, after leaving a tremendous More...

Driver charged with DUI in Hiker's Monument accident

SHAMOKIN — A Shamokin woman has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol relating to a May 1 accident that caused extensive damage to the Hiker’s Monument at Lincoln and Market streets, two parking meters and a parked car.  More...

Mount Carmel man waives charges in cat killing case to Court of Common Pleas

BY MARK GILGER THE NEWS-ITEM mark_g@newsite.com SHAMOKIN — A Mount Carmel man charged in connection with the April 27 mauling and killing of a cat owned by a Shamokin man by two pit bulls waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesd More...

Collapsing half double forces woman from home

SHAMOKIN — A collapsing structure forced a neighbor from her home Tuesday afternoon. Neighbors alerted police to a collapsing half double at 717 E. Sunbury St. at around 2:30 p.m. More...

Line Mountain residents to see 2.38 mill tax hike

MANDATA — The Line Mountain School District Board of Directors voted Tuesday to raise taxes 2.38 mills in an attempt to curb a ballooning deficit. The tax increase came in addition to approving a $19,959,458 budget for the 2016-17 school year.&n More...

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