August 19, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Both suspects in Turkey Hill robbery arrested

SUNBURY — Both suspects in connection with a Wednesday morning Turkey Hill robbery have been apprehended and charged by the Sunbury Police thanks to several tips from community members. Matthew Metz, 24, and a 16-year-old male were taken into cu More...

Lightning strikes for Weather Channel local contest winner

SUNBURY — A perfectly-timed picture of a lightning strike over the Susquehanna River in August 2015 by photographer Tony Bendele has burst into the spotlight as the winner of The Weather Channel’s fan favorite picture competition, announced Thursday. More...

County labor lawsuit heads to mediation

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com WILLIAMSPORT — The Department of Labor (DOL) and Northumberland County will head to mediation to resolve labor violation claims that the county allegedly improperly compensated casew More...

River Festival kicks off today in Sunbury

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com SUNBURY — The City of Sunbury is expected to nearly double in population this weekend as visitors flood Front Street for the 27th Annual River Festival. Representatives of festi More...

Three remain in hospital after Wednesday wreck

BY LARRY DEKLINSKI The News-Item larry_d@newsitem.com MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP – The names of the people inside a Buick Century that crashed head-on into a tree along Snake Road Wednesday afternoon have been released.  More...

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