Street sweeper schedule announced

MOUNT CARMEL - Borough residents are reminded that the street sweeper schedule is in effect. All vehicles must be moved from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. Failure to move a vehicle by 4 a.m. will result in a fine of $15.

Tax office to be open Saturday

KULPMONT - The Kulpmont Borough Tax Office will be open from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 27, in order to collect taxes.

Mental illness explored

ELYSBURG - Society's response to those who suffer from mental illness will be discussed at Lifetree Cafe from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Elysburg Presbyterian Church, 320 W. Valley Ave.

The program, titled "Mental Illness: Breaking the Silence, Overcoming the Shame," explores the isolation often experienced by those with mental illness - and by their loved ones. The program features a filmed interview with Amy Simpson, author of the book "Troubled Minds." She grew up with a mother who was later diagnosed with schizophrenia.

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, e-mail or go to