Vets to meet
Catholic War Veterans, Holy Rosary Post 274, will hold its monthly meeting at 7 tonight in the club at 175 Old Ashley Road.
The agenda will include nominations for new officers. All members are encouraged to attend.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Wilkes-Barre City Health Department will be administering free meningococcal, tetanus (Tdap), and chicken pox vaccines from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the 109th Armory, 280 Market St., Wilkes-Barre.
Vaccines are available for adolescents entering seventh to 12th grade who have not been previously vaccinated for these illnesses.
Prior to attending the clinic, parents should submit their child’s immunization record via fax to the Luzerne County State Health Center at 570-820-4947. Wilkes-Barre city residents should fax records to 570-208-4105.
Anyone with questions should call the Luzerne County State Health Center at 570-826-2071 or the Wilkes-Barre City Health Department at 570-208-4268.
There will be an Intro to Financial Aid and Scholarships Workshop free for parents and students presented by NEPA Career and College Counseling Associates on Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. at the Pittston Memorial Library, 47 Broad St.
No registration is required. For more information, call the library at 570-654-9565.
for cancer survivors
The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA announced the “LIVESTRONG at the YMCA” class, sponsored by Diamond Manufacturing Inc., is being offered for cancer survivors.
Though the classes have already started, the formal beginning of the program will be at the Susquehanna Brewing Co. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 26. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. There will be tours of the area’s newest brewery, music by karaoke DJ Joe Miraglia, raffles, refreshments and beverages.
Classes meet twice a week for 12 weeks and members have full access to YMCA programs and facilities during that time. Prior to participation, candidates are required to participate in a physical skills assessment, which covers measurement of things such as range of motion, strength and flexibility.
They are also required to deliver a physician’s waiver clearing them for certain levels of exercise.
For fundraiser reservations or to make a donation, e-mail email@example.com, or call 823-2191. To refer a survivor to the program, e-mail Jeff.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 262-9753.
Troopers will hold
car seat checks
Pennsylvania State Police will be conducting free car seat checks on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Ken Pollock’s Volvo of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Highway 315, Pittston Township.
For more information, call A.J. Detrick, sales manager, at 570-655-4575.
Flu vaccine offered
for city residents
The Wilkes-Barre City Health Department will host flu vaccine clinics at the Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St. Flu vaccine clinics are free and available to city residents only. Individuals interested in getting a flu shot must provide proof of residency.
Drive-throught dates and times are Sept. 27, 5-7:30 p.m. and Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Walk-in dates and times are Oct. 3, 4:30-7:30 p.m; Oct. 7, 1-4 p.m; Oct. 8, 9:30-11:30 a.m; Oct. 17, 3-7 p.m; Oct. 22, 9:30-11:30 a.m; and Oct. 28, 1-4 p.m.
Area ties record
low from 1986
The National Weather Service in Binghamton, N.Y., reported the low temperature of 36 degrees on Tuesday matched the record low set in 1986.
The low temperature was recorded at 5:54 a.m. at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport.