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

Former blighted properites in Atlas to be converted into townhouses

ATLAS — Rising out of the ashes.That’s the phrase attributed to Northumberland County Housing Authority’s initial project to construct affordable housing units at the site of multiple former blighted properties at the corner of Fern and Girard street More...

Jeep Jamboree returns to AOAA

By Sarah DeSantis The News-Item sarah_d@newsitem.com BURNSIDE — Jeeps once again reign supreme at the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA). Jeep Jamboree USA hosts its second event at the AOAA this year, which has been the sit More...

Paint and Party is a people pleaser

By Sarah DeSantis The News-Item sarah_d@newsitem.com MOUNT CARMEL — Mark Sassani’s crammed calendar is evidence that painting parties are continuing to prove popular. Sassani hosts around 10 parties each month, either at St. More...

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