November 1, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Bank fire ruled an accident

MOUNT CARMEL — Saturday’s fire that caused extensive exterior damage to the Wells Fargo Bank NA building has been ruled accidental, according to a borough fire chief.  More...

Flags are lowered to half-staff to honor Rep. Belfanti

MOUNT CARMEL — Flags will be lowered to half-staff until Friday in memory of former state Rep. Robert “Bob” Belfanti. Gov. More...

Molesevich: More focus on needs of 10th district

Democrat Mike Molesevich made a decision to enter the race for Congress in the 10th district late in the going, and he knows the odds are against him in facing Republican Tom Marino, who is seeking his fourth term in office. But he’s OK with tha More...

Bio box: Michael Molesevich

Democratic candidate for Congress in the 10th DistrictAge: 61Residence: Lewisburg (hometown Mount Carmel)Education: Environmental science degree, JuniataCollege: Master’s degree, energy and environmental policy, Bucknell University. More...

News-Item will host ugly sweater contest

SHAMOKIN — The News-Item will host its first ever Ugliest Christmas Sweater Contest this year. Contestants are invited to snap a selfie in their most noxious knitwear and send it into The News-Item by noon Dec. More...

Chairman announces winners

KULPMONT — Dave Bango, chairman of the Kulpmont Lions Halloween Parade Committee announces the winners of this year’s parade, held Monday evening in the borough. Prizes can be picked up from 6 to 7 p.m. More...

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