August 23, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Police and fire apparatus housing topics of discussion tonight in Kulpmont

By Stephanie BettickTHE NEWS-ITEMstephanie_b@newsitem.comKULPMONT — Discussions on the future housing of fire apparatus, the police force and change orders in the new borough hall construction will be discussed at a special borough council meeting at More...

Evangelical Community Hospital evacuated after bomb threat: No bomb found.

By Stephanie Bettick THE NEWS-ITEM stephanie_b@newsitem.com LEWISBURG — The Professional Office Building at Evangelical Community Hospital was evacuated early Monday evening after a bomb threat was made, but state police found no evide More...

Don't booze and cruise

By Sarah DeSantis The News-Item sarah_d@newsitem.com COAL TOWNSHIP — Be ready with a designated driver if you plan on drinking. The county will have increased police presence, both roving and static checkpoints, until Sept. More...

Borough recycles demo money

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com MOUNT CARMEL — Money recouped from the owner of a house demolished under an emergency decree last September will be recycled back into fighting blight.  More...

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