March 31, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

American Business Revival: Economic experts believe turnaround that began a few years ago can only be helped by Trump policies

COAL TOWNSHIP — Local business owners, government affiliates and stakeholders agree the economic climate for manufacturing and business interests in general is improving. More...

Manufacturers' snapshots

COAL TOWNSHIP — Arcos Industries, Spectrum Technologies and White Flyer were the local manufacturers who accepted invitations to The News-Item’s 11th annual Business Roundtable, hosted by the Northumberland County Career and Technology Center on Marc More...

Culinary crew experiences 'live' training with meal for roundtable

COAL TOWNSHIP — Students in the culinary arts department at the Northumberland County Career and Technology Center (NCCTC) received some on-the-job training on March 21 by preparing and serving a meal for the 16 participants and staff at The News-Ite More...

County gets proactive on economy Human, technological touch will be deployed through strategic plan

SUNBURY — Northumberland County is revamping its methods of marketing existing assets in an effort to make itself more appealing to business leaders. A draft strategic and marketing plan created by Northumberland County Economic Development is d More...

Parents get GED while children get attention, too

SHAMOKIN — When Valerie Lovelace came across a flier advertising the Adult Education and Family Literacy Program, she called the number with the hope she could finally earn her GED.  More...

CSIU program to host story times at S-CT library

COAL TOWNSHIP — The Adult Education and Family Literacy Program is inviting families to bring their children to the Shamokin-Coal Township Public Library at 10 a.m. More...

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