December 29, 2016 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Small gathering to ring in New Year in MC Town Park

MOUNT CARMEL — Borough residents looking for company while ringing in 2017 are invited to attend a small get-together at the Town Park. Mayor Philip “Bing” Cimino said the celebration will begin sometime between 11 and 11:30 p.m. More...

City floats credit for creek repairs

SHAMOKIN — The City of Shamokin will float a $650,000 line of credit to replace a loan needed to pay for the Shamokin Creek Restoration Project that has expired. More...

BB&T Bank in Pillow robbed

PILLOW — BB&T Bank in this Dauphin County village was robbed Tuesday at 2:44 p.m., according to a press release distributed Wednesday morning from state police in Lykens.  More...

A prescription for nutrition

KULPMONT — Medics at the Geisinger Clinic in Kulpmont are beginning to treat certain patients with diabetes by prescribing them healthy foods.  More...

ARD enrollment for Long did not involve guilty plea

SHAMOKIN — A story in Wednesday’s News-Item that said former Lourdes Regional boys basketball coach pleaded guilty to one count of solicitation of prostitution on Dec. 9 was not correct.  More...

Unresponsive man removed from police vehicle for treatment

SHAMOKIN — A Shamokin man taken into custody for domestic assault on Dec. 20 had to be removed from the back of patrol vehicle and transported to the hospital by EMS after becoming unresponsive and suffering a seizure.  More...

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