February 19, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Landlords continue to challenge increased rental fees

BY STEPHANIE BETTICKTHE NEWS-ITEMstephanie_b@newsitem.comKULPMONT — Landlords continuing to fight the rental fee increase from $50 to $120 per unit in the borough are not backing down after one resident presented numbers showing the estimated time co More...

Mom arrested after hypodermic needle was found in child's crib

SHAMOKIN — A Shamokin woman is in Lackawanna County Prison after a hypodermic needle was found in her 9-month-old child’s crib by an EMS worker responding to an alleged overdose Friday.  More...

Silencio makes silent statement

LEWISBURG — A sigh, a groan, a slam of a hand. The noises of the mining community in Chilean-based puppetry ensemble Silencio Blanco’s “Chiflón, El Silencio del Carbón” (Blast, the Silence of Coal) permeated the audience.  More...

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