February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Hauptmann to challenge charges; bail reduction denied

BY MARK GILGERTHE NEWS-ITEMmark_g@newsitem.comSHAMOKIN — A local bail bondsman was denied a bail reduction after being held for court Tuesday on four felony firearms offenses and a misdemeanor of bigamy during a brief preliminary hearing. More...

PennDOT says no to 'Welcome to Trevorton' sign

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com TREVORTON — PennDOT has said no to signs welcoming visitors to Trevorton. A township-owned “Welcome to Trevorton” has already been taken down, and a similar sign placed by towns More...

NCCTC leader looks to future despite his impending retirement

By Sarah DeSantis THE NEWS-ITEM sarah_d@newsitem.com COAL TOWNSHIP — Though James Monaghan has just four months left at Northumberland County Career and Technology Center (NCCTC), he can’t stop talking about the future of the school.&n More...

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