January 18, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Casey will attend inauguration; meets with Pence

WASHINGTON — As of midday Tuesday, 53 Democratic House members said they won’t attend President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday. More...

County to generate more than $212K from pipeline project

BY MARK GILGER THE NEWS-ITEM mark_g@newsitem.com SUNBURY — Northumberland County will receive approximately $213,000 from the installation and maintenance of a natural gas pipeline that will run across county land at the site of the ne More...

Borough faces lawsuit over fire demolitions

MOUNT CARMEL — A woman is seeking $221,210.39 from the borough and a construction company to raze and rebuild a house she claims was irreparably damaged during a borough-paid demolition of three neighboring houses.  More...

Idle headframe moved to Pioneer Mine Tunnel

LARRY DEKLINSKI THE NEWS-ITEM larry_d@newsitem.com ASHLAND — A headframe that decades ago was used to hoist men and equipment out of a mine shaft near Mahanoy City will now serve as an educational tool at the Pioneer Mine Tunnel.  More...

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