August 25, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Small fair packs big punch in food, treats

SEVEN POINTS — Seven roads lead to the Northumberland County Fair.And if one of these roads is on your way home, why not stop in for dinner?The small but mighty fair packs a big punch in the food department, with a range of tasty treats from private More...

Joint Rail Authority lawsuit moves into court

SUNBURY — A disappointed bidder lawsuit filed against the SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority (JRA) will move beyond preliminary objections and into the courtroom so a judge can rule on its merits.  More...

No deal between Kulpmont and Police Dept.; new officer in charge

KULPMONT — Borough council appointed an officer-in-charge and rejected a proposal from the Mount Carmel Township Police Department to provide coverage for the borough. Also at its special meeting Tuesday night, council continued discussions on t More...

City continues crackdown on code violations

BY MARK GILGERTHE NEWS-ITEMmark_g@newsitem.comSHAMOKIN — City officials continued their crackdown on code violations Wednesday by issuing 20 tickets for high grass and weeds, trash and furniture on sidewalks in the Bear Valley Avenue area.Each ticke More...

City denies sidewalk ownership in lawsuit

SUNBURY — The City of Shamokin is taking the stance that it does not own a section of sidewalk and therefore is not legally responsible for any injuries that may have occurred when a Shamokin man says he tripped and fell two years ago.  More...

Punctuality and preparedness stressed at NCCTC

COAL TOWNSHIP — “Report to School on Time and be Prepared to Work” is the theme for the 2016-17 school year at the Northumberland County Career and Technology Center (NCCTC), which has experienced an enrollment increase of approximately 30 students.& More...

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