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COAL TOWNSHIP - The honor roll for the third marking period at Shamokin Area Middle/High School has been announced by Chris Venna, principal. The two levels of achievement include an honors level and a distinguished honors level. A student must achieve a (read more)
AAA employees honored SUNBURY - Three Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging employees were presented honorary certificates by the county commissioners Tuesday. Mary Barrett, who serves as APPRISE coordinator, received the BRAVO Award from the state (read more)
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Sunbury's Mark Smith and Herndon's Brett Schadel scored big wins in Saturday night racing action in central Pennsylvania. Smith's win came in the United Racing Company 360 sprint car feature at Selinsgrove Speedway, while Schadel won the super late model (read more)
The News-Item's cheers and jeers for the past week of news: - Cheers to the effort put forth by the Mount Carmel Township police department to have patrolman David Stamets Jr. become a drug recognition expert (DRE). There are only 129 DREs in the state, (read more)
Good job, Griff I would like congratulate Ed Griffiths on his retirement and the good job he did - especially down there in the Fifth Ward and in closing the Shamokin Street playground and putting police tow stickers on the vehicles in the Rock Street po (read more)
April 21, 2014

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