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

Minor chimney fire strikes Trevorton fire chief's home

TREVORTON — A chimney fire struck the home of Trevorton Fire Chief Ed Reed late Friday morning, causing minor smoke damage. The fire was reported at 11:45 a.m. at 202 W. More...

Warden: Prison in process of inmate pickup when he fled Geisinger

BY STEPHANIE BETTICKTHE NEWS-ITEMstephanie_b@newsitem.comTIOGA COUNTY — Tioga County Prison Deputy Warden Erik Coolidge said Geisinger Medical Center (GCM) had called them and they were in the process of picking up inmate Richard Blaine Fobare when h More...

Letters to Santa ready to launch; Kutza began radio program in 1961

SHAMOKIN — Letters to Santa, one of the anthracite coal region's greatest holiday traditions, continues this year — 55 years after it began.  More...

Borough moves forth, MCMA seat reduction

MOUNT CARMEL — Borough council voted unanimously to advertise an ordinance reducing the number of seats on the Mount Carmel Municipal Authority (MCMA) despite receiving a letter from its township counterpart opposing the plan.  More...

Downtown Christmas set for new location

SHAMOKIN — This year's Downtown Christmas will be at a new location, proving to Jeanne Shaffer, once again, that every new challenge is met with new opportunity. The event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. More...

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