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Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:04:17 19:43:01 SHAMOKIN - Financial advisers say Shamokin's fiscal condition is "serious and dire," and recommend city council file with the state to become a designated Act 47 municipality in order to prevent bankruptcy. The advisers say one of 11 criteria must exist (read more)
SHAMOKIN - Acceptance into a state program for financially distressed cities would not be the death knell for the city, according to its mayor and director of accounts and finance. It will, they say, help put Shamokin on the path to fiscal solvency. "I'm (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:04:17 19:38:13 SHAMOKIN - The repaving of sections of Independence Street will be the final major project in the effort to replace 44 street lights in the city's main business district. PPL Electric Utilities reported Thursday the new street lights have been powered up (read more)
SUNBURY - City police continue to investigate an assault last week at the Northumberland County Prison that caused minor injuries to three correctional officers. Sunbury City Police Chief Stephen Mazzeo said the investigation is being conducted by Cpl. J (read more)

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Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:03:06 16:50:26 COAL TOWNSHIP - There was a sense of nostalgia in every bite. A memory of growing up around mom's dinner table. A taste of pride. A theme that weaved in and out of conversation during "The News-Item's 2014 Business Roundtable: Local Favorites" quickly be (read more)
COAL TOWNSHIP - The coal region went a little southwest during The News-Item's 2014 Business Roundtable at the Northumberland County Career and Technology Center (NCCTC) March 7. Two students in James Schiavoni's culinary arts programs prepared guacamole (read more)

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