February 3, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

LATS paratransit project stalled over lack of bidders

MOUNT CARMEL — A push by the state to expand the Lower Anthracite Transit Authority (LATS) to include paratransit service has been halted for one simple reason. “Nobody bid,” said Victor Girardi, executive director.  More...

County bail bondsman under investigation for false identity

SHAMOKIN — Information received by the District Attorney’s Office that Northumberland County bail bondsman Christopher Hauptmann, 43, is actually convicted felon Christopher Buckley lead to the execution of a search warrant Thursday at his home, 217 More...

Coal Twp. pursues zoning change to allow pot farms

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com COAL TOWNSHIP — Coal Township supervisors will attempt to amend the definition of a "Regional Commercial and Conservation Zone" to include pharmaceutical use in an effort to stay ahe More...

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