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

SASD aquires Narcan to continue battling heroin epidemic

BY STEPHANIE BETTICK THE NEWS-ITEM stephanie_b@newsitem.com COAL TOWNSHIP — In the face of the opioid epidemic, Shamokin Area School District have taken steps to acquire Narcan through the Department of Health (DOH).  More...

Southern Columbia to purchase new computers

CATAWISSA RR — Southern Columbia Area School Board voted Monday to purchase new computers for the district and to keep technology up to date through a contract with Dell.  More...

Planting new life for a healthy environment

BY STEPHANIE BETTICK THE NEWS-ITEM stephanie_b@newsitem.com KULPMONT — Nearly 60 students from Lourdes and Mount Carmel didn’t hesitate to get a little dirty by planting about 50 bushes and trees along Quaker Run behind the Holy Angels More...

Rumberger takes ARD

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com SHAMOKIN — Coal Township Commissioner Bernard J. More...

Sunbury police seeking victims of rock throwing

SUNBURY — Sunbury police say they’ve identified four suspects they believe have been throwing rocks from the Reagan Street underpass and now they’re seeking victims. Captain Stephen Bennick said the department has received numerous reports of dr More...

Interviews to begin for AOAA gig by end of week

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com BURNSIDE — Anyone hoping to join the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area’s staff as the inaugural assistant operations director/land manager should turn in his or her resume soon.  More...

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