Band to start rehearsals

SELINSGROVE - The Sunbury City Band begins spring rehearsals at 7 p.m. Monday at Haines Music. All musicians are welcomed.

Free tax preparation help available

SHAMOKIN - The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is offering free tax preparation to low- and moderate-income individuals and families from Jan. 30 to April 15 throughout Northumberland, Montour and Columbia counties.

For more information and to make an appointment, call 644-6575, ext. 171, or (866) 944-9518 ext. 171.

Financial aid workshop set

CATAWISSA RR - Southern Columbia Area High School will be hosting a financial aid session Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the high school library.

At the workshop, college bound students and families can receive free assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Students Aid (FAFSA), the form required by colleges and universities, and private and career schools to qualify for scholarships, grants and loans.

There will be two sessions held: at 5:30 p.m. and at 6:15 p.m. To reserve a spot at one of the sessions, call Beth Fegley at 356-3499 by Friday, Feb. 1.