February 8, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Council split on officer's pension

SHAMOKIN — Patrolman William Miner had his request granted Tuesday to withdraw his letter of intent to retire until his pension is resolved by labor counsel.  More...

Love INC fundraiser hopes to keep new group growing

SHAMOKIN — As Coal Region Love INC (In the Name of Christ) heads into its second year of giving a hand-up to those in need, the community has a chance to share the love at the second annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

County pursues grant that would use new prison site to address homelessness

SUNBURY — A potential grant opportunity could open the door for the Northumberland County commissioners to examine the possibility of opening a homeless shelter on the grounds of its future prison complex in Coal Township.  More...

Local reps appear inline with governor's budget proposal this year

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com HARRISBURG — Local legislators appear more on-board with Gov. Tom Wolf's 2017-18 budget proposal than in previous years. State Reps. More...

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