With temperatures expected to be in the mid to upper 80's this week... if you 're over 55... you might want to consider heading for one of the senior centers operated by the Columbia – Montour Office of Aging. The Office's David Reeder says it's a pretty good place to get out of the heat... and do some networking. There are seven senior centers stretching from Benton to Wilburton to Berwick to Danville that are open on a daily basis.
Beat the Heat
The Milton – based Central Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce is attempting to “beat the heat” with a circuit training – style event the 27th of the month. The Chamber's Jeff Shaffer says the event is a competition among all age groups at the Milton YMCA on Bound Avenue. Shaffer says registration is taking place now... and medals will be awarded to the top male and female finishers in each category. Give the Central PA Chamber of Commerce in Milton a call.
Hazleton Man Jailed
A Hazleton man is jailed after he allegedly chased two women through the streets with a gun. Francis Lara is facing multiple charges of assault and threats. Hazleton police say Lara allegedly chased a 16 and 18 – year old teenagers in the 500 block of West Maple.... and then on North Locust early Sunday morning.
Fatal Wilkes-Barre Shooting
A 24 – year old Wilkes – Barre man is dead after he was shot early Sunday morning in a backyard in the 100 Block of South Grant Street. Police say Vaughn Kemp was chased.... ending up at a party... where his attackers fired shots. No arrests have been made.