Free skin cancer screenings offered

DANVILLE - Geisinger Health System will offer free melanoma screening days for patients - with free sunscreen samples available to participants - at select clinics. Appointments are recommended.

The screenings will be held:

Saturday, 1 to 3 p.m., Geisinger-State College (Gray's Woods).

Wednesday, 1 to 4 p.m., Geisinger Wyoming Valley-Outpatient Specialty Center, 675 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre.

Friday, May 17, 1 to 4 p.m., Geisinger-Susquehanna University, 514 University Ave., Selinsgrove.

Thursday, May 23, 1 to 4 p.m., Geisinger-Bloomsburg, 2407 Reichart Road, Bloomsburg.

Thursday, May 23, 1 to 4 p.m., Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital, 4200 Hospital Road, Coal Township.

Domestic violence to be discussed

ELYSBURG - The cycle of domestic violence will be discussed at Lifetree Cafe from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Elysburg Presbyterian Church, 320 W. Valley Ave.

"When Love Hurts: Ending the Cycle of Domestic Violence," provides practical strategies for removing those suffering domestic violence from their abusive situations.

Lifetree representative Craig Cable said one in four women experiences domestic abuse, and one in nine men is a victim of abuse.

"There is help and hope. Both women and men can survive domestic violence," said Lifetree representative Craig Cable.

Admission to the 60-minute event is free. Snacks and beverages are available.

Lifetree Cafe is a place where people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual coffeehouse-type setting. For more information, call 672-2873 or go to