May 20, 2017 RSS feed / Today's Top Stories

Grand opening held at Phoenix Court in Atlas

ATLAS — Cooperation between local, county and state government officials has transformed blighted and fire-ravaged properties in the 100 block of Girard Street into five beautiful, one-bedroom apartments for senior citizens known as Phoenix Court.&nb More...

Identical housing in works for MC

MOUNT CARMEL — A housing project identical to the new Atlas units is expected to pop up on the corner of West Seventh and South Poplar streets in the borough.Mayor Philip “Bing” Cimino said the low-income housing targeting seniors and veterans has be More...

Tentative SASD budget has 1.13 mill tax increase

COAL TOWNSHIP — Shamokin Area School District’s tentative budget for the 2017-18 school year was approved Thursday night with a 1.13 mill real estate tax increase.  More...

News-Item staffer's historical collection draws nice crowd

SHAMOKIN — Coal region history filled the Northumberland County Fine Art Gallery Friday night as photos and negatives from the vast collection of News-Item photojournalist Larry Deklinski rekindled memories of a great era for some while educating oth More...

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