February 9, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Woman hung through the night and died

Note: The Washington Post is among the news outlets that have further reported on the tragic death of a woman in Natalie last weekend. Judith Permar drove to a clothing drop-off box at about 2 a.m. More...

Kids have day off to help with digout

As students layer up to enjoy their snow day in a winter wonderland, early commuters should take extra caution as they attempt to drive through a winter nightmare that isn’t expected to wind down until midday.  More...

Animals amaze at Lourdes

The student body at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School learned a lot about “amazing animals” during an assembly program Wednesday in the Lee Korbich Memorial Gymnasium.  More...

Brennan: Old-school editor who backed his employees

Thomas D. Brennan, who hired me at The News-Item in November 1982, was a no-nonsense, old-school executive editor who pulled no punches when it came time to express his opinion on issues. More...

News-Item co-workers remember former editor as innovative, loyal

Thomas D. More...

Bid packets prepared for new prison

SUNBURY — The Northumberland County Prison should be operational by next spring at its new location in Coal Township, according to Commissioner Sam Schiccatano. Schiccatano said two different bid packets are being prepared for work at the former More...

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