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NCCAH announces ‘Fall Food Truck Frenzy’


SHAMOKIN — Though the Anthracite Heritage Festival of the Arts is just a week away, the Northumberland County Council for the Arts and Humanities (NCCAH) is planning...

Vintage photos to be on display

SHAMOKIN — The Northumberland County Council for the Arts and Humanities will present a vintage photography show by Larry Deklinski, beginning with a reception at...

‘Paws for Pets’


Charlie Wayne, of Shamokin, donates money to Mostly Mutts, a no-kill dog shelter in Sunbury, on Sunday afternoon outside Weis Markets in Shamokin. The organization...

ANTHRACITE 250; A civil war that led to the discovery of Pennsylvania anthracite


This year marks an important milestone in the history of anthracite coal, a 250th anniversary. It is not, however, the 250th anniversary of the discovery...

250th Anniversary of Anthracite SALUTE TO MINERS


  The News-Item is recognizing this year’s 250th anniversary of the discovery of anthracite coal in Pennsylvania. Among the projects we have planned is to...