August 14, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

United Way kicks off fundraising campaign at AOAA grounds

BURNSIDE — A cool breeze made its way through the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA) Saturday afternoon, cooling off volunteers from the Lower Anthracite Region United Way (LARUW) as they braved the hot temperatures to kick off their fundraisin More...

Saturday in Town Park with the After Hours Big Band

MOUNT CARMEL — Music from the After Hours Band swelled through the hot summer air Saturday evening, reminding people of older days as they gathered together in the Town Park to enjoy the tunes, food and each other’s company.  More...

4th suspect in burglary turns self in

SHAMOKIN — The fourth suspect in a Friday burglary in which a 9mm TEC-9 handgun was stolen turned himself in to the Shamokin Police Department Saturday afternoon and was transported to Montour County Prison on $100,000 cash bail.  More...

Heat, humidity to remain throughout the week

By Stephanie Bettick THE NEWS-ITEM stephanie_b@newsitem.com SHAMOKIN — Clouds and thunderstorms may have prevented Saturday from breaking heat records, but it was still hot enough to keep people in the air conditioning or splashing in More...

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