February 10, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Tractor-trailer crashes on Natalie mountain

NATALIE — A guardrail most likely saved a tractor-trailer from plunging down a steep drop-off on the snow-covered Natalie Mountain early Thursday. More...

Pension dispute could end up in court

SHAMOKIN — The debate over how much money Shamokin Patrolman William Miner will receive in pension benefits could end up in the Court of Common Pleas in Sunbury if not resolved by attorneys.  More...

Ralpho Twp. library leaps into 21st Century with electronic card catalog

ELYSBURG — When Librarian Dean Slusser opened the shipment containing more than 40,000 barcodes that will be attached to each item at the Ralpho Township Public Library, the magnitude of the library’s electronic cataloging project hit him.“I had a mo More...

Film leads to lively discussion on business during the coal era

By Sarah DeSantisTHE NEWS-ITEMsarah_d@newsitem.comLEWISBURG — Even with the cancellation of a guest speaker, a sizable crowd at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts engaged in a lively conversation following the airing of a documentary on the infl More...

Area educators caution on elimination of property tax

MILTON — A nine-member panel expressed opposition to a state proposal to shift school revenue from a property tax structure to increases in personal income and sales taxes during an educational issues forum held Monday at the Central Susquehanna Inte More...

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