Noteworthy: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Work on I-80 set for today
MIFFLINVILLE - The eastbound lane of Interstate 80 will be closed between miles 242 and 241 (Mifflinville and Berwick exits) from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. today in order to remove asphalt waste in the median, PennDOT reports.
The I-80 westbound Mifflinville on-ramp remains closed due to merging traffic safety concerns in the narrowed two-lane area. The ramp detour remains in effect.
Log onto 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check interstate traffic conditions.
Kulpmont woman's art on display
SHAMOKIN - The Northumberland County Council for the Arts and Humanities (NCCAH) presents the photography of Kulpmont resident Patricia White through Feb. 21 in the lobby of Susquehanna Bank, Independence Street.
A longtime member of the NCCAH gallery committee, White has been photographing interesting objects and beautiful scenery for years.
Bank manager Deb Yeager said she is pleased to have displays from local artists and welcomes visitors to the exhibit during regular hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays.
Free flu shots offered in Sunbury
SUNBURY - The state Department of Health will offer free flu shots, by appointment, at the Northumberland County State Health Center, 247 Pennsylvania Ave., from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday. Call 988-5513 to make an appointment.
This year's seasonal influenza vaccine contains coverage against three strains of flu and is well matched with what is circulating in Pennsylvania. One of the best ways to protect against the flu is to get immunized, the department reports.
Individuals who have had a reaction to a flu shot in the past, are allergic to eggs or have a history of Guillian-Barre Syndrome will be advised to see their health care provider.
For more information, call 1-877-PA-HEALTH or go to www.flufreepa.com