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

Charges pending against pair who allegedly overdosed

BY MARK GILGER AND STEPHANIE BETTICK THE NEWS-ITEM With four overdoses within 24 hours from Monday into Tuesday, Shamokin Chief of Police Darwin Tobias III wants the public to be alert as to the dangers of heroin and a mixture of fentanyl t More...

City council passes stricter landlord/tenant ordinance

BY MARK GILGER THE NEWS-ITEM mark_g@newsitem.com SHAMOKIN — In an effort to improve the quality of rental housing in the city, City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday night calling for landlords and tenants to abide by stri More...

Centralia clean up slated for Sept. 24

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com CENTRALIA — Abandoned streets and infrequent police patrols have made Centralia a hot spot for dumping.  More...

City pool generates $57,000

BY MARK GILGER THE NEWS-ITEM mark_g@newsitem.com SHAMOKIN — The Lawton Shroyer Memorial Swimming Pool generated $57,571.63 in gross revenue this summer.  More...

City to receive new computer, telephone systems through $110,000 in grant funding

BY MARK GILGER THE NEWS-ITEM mark_g@newsitem.com SHAMOKIN — The city will be receiving new computer and telephone systems thanks to $110,000 in grant funding through the state Department of Community and Economic Development under Act More...

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