December 15, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Hearing waived in Bloomsburg shooting

BY MARK GILGERTHE NEWS-ITEMmark_g@newsitem.comBLOOMSBURG — An amended criminal complaint filed against a Philadelphia resident charged with shooting a Coal Township man in the face last month in Bloomsburg lists a new identity for the defendant and a More...

Bishop Gainer pays visit to homebound Navy veteran

BY MARK GILGER THE NEWS-ITEM mark_g@newsitem.com TREVORTON ROAD — An 82-year-old homebound U.S. Navy veteran received an early Christmas present Sunday morning when Bishop Ronald Gainer paid him a visit after celebrating Mass at St. More...

Additional charges filed against former home health aide

BY MARK GILGER THE NEWS-ITEM mark_g@newsitem.com MOUNT CARMEL — A former home health aide already accused of removing clothes and toiletries from a bedridden client now faces additional charges for allegedly stealing $875 in jewelry fr More...

Confusion, near misses caused by Kulpmont pole

KULPMONT — The North Pole isn’t the only pole pulling a lot of attention this holiday season. Confusion and several vehicular near-misses have brought a lot of notice to a pole near the middle of the road on Eight Street in the parking spots for More...

Tentative budget, landlord fees approved by Kulpmont council

KULPMONT — A tentative 2017 budget was approved by Kulpmont Borough Council Tuesday night which would see an approximate 32 percent decrease in expenditures from the current fiscal year. The approval was made by a 5-1 vote, with Councilman Walte More...

MC Borough acquires two adjoining properties targeted for demolition

MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel Borough has acquired two adjoining dilapidated properties with the intent of demolishing them by the end of the year. Council President Robert Shirmer said the deed for 443 E. Water St. More...

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