Reminder sent on tax bills

SHAMOKIN - The city tax office is sending reminder letters for anyone who has not yet paid their 2014 county and local real estate tax bills. If paid during the face period, by June 30, there will be no penalty.

Those who have paid their taxes at the office this week but receive a letter are asked to disregard it.

'Buddy Swim' day slated Friday

SUNBURY - Sunbury Community Pool will hold a "Buddy Swim" day Friday. Any person paying for one full admission, which is $4, can bring friends along for $2 each. For more information, call the pool at 570-286-1441.

'Divided Family' topic this week

How families experiencing conflict and division can heal will be discussed at Lifetree Cafe programs this week in Elysburg and Shamokin.

"A Family Divided: Finding Peace by Letting Go" features the filmed story of a family that struggled with an unwanted teenage pregnancy. Lifetree participants will consider lessons the family learned as they worked through their response to the pregnancy.

The program will be presented from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Elysburg Presbyterian Church, 320 W. Valley Ave., Elysburg, and from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at the former Amanda Sledgen Photography Studio, 531 N. Market St., Shamokin.

For more information, contact Kathy Vetovich at 570-672-9346 or