June 27, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

AOAA to host firework viewing festivities

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com BURNSIDE — The Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA) is welcoming anyone looking for the perfect location to view Saturday’s fireworks to bring their lawn chairs to the trailhead More...

Kaupas connection provides Mount Carmel with action plan lauded by officials

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com MOUNT CARMEL — Two teams of Bucknell students spent the spring semester surveying the needs of Mount Carmel, and borough officials are impressed with the results.  More...

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SURVEY RESULTS OF NOTEA selection of survey responses of note:• The top request for a new downtown business was for clothing at just over 45 percent.• Drugs is the top concern of residents, with unemployment trailing narrowly behind.• 75 percent of r More...

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