Building, grounds meeting cancelled

COAL TOWNSHIP - Shamokin Area School Board's buildings and grounds committee meeting set for 3 p.m. today in the board conference room has been cancelled.

Senior expo Friday in Sunbury

SUNBURY - State Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-108) will host the 2014 Senior Expo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Shikellamy High School cafeteria. All residents age 55 and older and living in the 108th District are invited to the free event.

More than 60 vendors from county, state and federal agencies, as well as local businesses and services, are expected. A list of vendors can be found at

Free screenings for strength, carotid artery, heart rate, aorta artery, cholesterol, stroke and bone density, as well as fall and back assessments, will be offered.

Light refreshments and door prizes will be available.

Bike ride supports miracle network

DANVILLE - The inaugural Miles for Miracles Family Fun Bike Ride to benefit Children's Miracle Network at Geisinger is set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, beginning at the Iron Town Commerce Center.

The ride will consist of a flat, approximately 14-mile trip to Legion Road turnaround point near Catawissa and then returning to the center.

Cost is $10 for children under 16 and $20 for anyone 16 and older. Register online at or by calling 1.800.322.5437. Miles for Miracles is part of the River Towns Cycling Classic Weekend.

Funds raised will help to provide pediatric equipment, programs and services at Janet Weis Children's Hospital and throughout Geisinger Health System.