June 4, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Mount Carmel prom king, queen named

MOUNT CARMEL - End-of-year activities continued Friday at Mount Carmel Area High School with the annual prom at the school. Jacqualin Lyden, daughter of Leeann Gasperetti, of Atlas, and James Lyden, of Mount Carmel, was named queen, and king was More...

Grant money will pay to demolish fire-damaged houses

COAL TOWNSHIP — Demolishing fire-damaged houses is a top priority for Coal Township's incoming grant money. Township Manager Rob Slaby said 1117-1119 Tioga St. and 1238 W. More...

Man charged with indecent assault in bizarre incident at Atlas home

ATLAS — A 20-year-old man who is a Megan’s Law Tier 2 offender has been charged with sexually assaulting an Atlas woman while she was in bed with her 4-year-old daughter at their home last month. Joseph Clayton Delaney faces misdemeanors of inde More...

Coach suspended indefinitely pending outcome of case

COAL TOWNSHIP — Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School has suspended head boys basketball coach Pete Long indefinitely pending the outcome of a criminal case in which he was charged by the Lancaster Bureau of Police with one count of solicitation of pro More...

Dreams and realities at former bakery

By Julie HagenbuchTHE NEWS-ITEMjulie_h@newsitem.comSHAMOKIN — Despite being recently cited as a safety hazard by the city of Shamokin, Pastor James Bowers of God's Chuckwagon has big dreams for the old Nash’s Bakery building at 600 W. Pine St. More...

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