Blood drive at Lourdes today

COAL TOWNSHIP - Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School will host a blood drive today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the school gym. Donations will benefit the Geisinger Blood Center.

If a donation goal is reached, senior students will have the opportunity to receive scholarships from Geisinger.

For more information, call Violet Feudale at the school at 644-0375, ext. 119.

SAT tests set for Saturday

COAL TOWNSHIP - The SAT Reasoning and Subject Tests will be administered to pre-registered candidates Saturday at Shamokin Area Middle/High School.

Check-in and room assignment will begin at 7:30 a.m. in the auditorium lobby. All candidates must present photo ID. Doors to the test center will close at 8 a.m.

Candidates are reminded to park their vehicles in either of the side parking lots.

Cell phones are not permitted in the test center.

Students should consult their Registration Bulletin or for more information regarding test-day procedures.

Photos with Santa benefit Sunday

COAL TOWNSHIP - The Bressi family will host their annual photos with Santa project at their residence, 1440 W. Mulberry St., from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The public is welcome.

Proceeds go to the Make A Wish Foundation and, this year, the Wounded Warriors Project.

The photography is compliments of Carriage House Studio, Joshua V. Bressi, Shamokin.

Internships available in District 11

WASHINGTON - Congressman Lou Barletta, PA-11, is accepting applications for internships at his Washington, D.C., office and his district locations in Hazleton, Carlisle, Harrisburg and Sunbury.

Anyone over the age of 18 can apply. Internships do not have set start and end dates, but instead depend on the individual student. Schedules are also determined based on an intern's availability.

To apply, an interested student should send a resume and a cover letter to by Dec. 20.