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LCCC offers CPR courses

Luzerne County Community College will offer CPR courses. Professional CPR/AED will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. tonight and March 12 at the college's Public Safety Training Institute. Fee is $30 for the course and the CPR card is valid for two years.

The college also will offer a puppy/kitty CPR course from 6 to 9 p.m. March 19 at the college's Public Safety Training Institute. Fee is $10.

To register, call 740-0637 or (800) 377-LCCC, ext. 7637.

Anti Drug Alliance to meet

The Berwick Anti Drug Alliance will meet at 6 p.m. Feb 18 at the McBride Library in Berwick.

Anger management to be discussed on ‘Call the Doctor'

Anger management will be the next topic on Call the Doctor at 7 tonight on WVIA-TV, Channel 44.

Panelists include R. James Rinck, Geisinger Health System; Michael Church, Ph.D., director of clinical psychology at First Hospital Commonwealth Health; and Glenn Jacobson, a licensed psychologist.

Viewers may call in questions during the live show at (800) 326-9842 or submit them online at

An encore presentation will be broadcast at 2 p.m. Feb. 17.

‘State of Pennsylvania' to feature heart matters

In celebration of February as American Heart Month, heart disease and ways to keep your heart healthy will be discussed at 7 p.m. Thursday on an all-new live State of Pennsylvania on WVIA-TV, Channel 44.WVIA President Bill Kelly will be joined by Dr. Peter Berger, chairman of cardiology for Geisinger Health System and associate chief research officer for the Geisinger Center for Clinical Studies director, and Dr. Alfred Casale, associate chief medical officer for Geisinger Health System and co-director of the Geisinger Heart Institute. Both will share the latest cutting-edge treatments and technologies.

To reserve free seats to be an audience member, call 602-1150 or visit

Encore presentations can be seen at 7 p.m. Friday and at 1 p.m. Sunday.

One lucky blood donor will be awarded a vacation getaway

The American Red Cross has partnered with Sundance Vacations to encourage people to give blood. All presenting blood donors through Feb. 28 will be entered into a raffle with a chance to win a getaway of their choice to Myrtle Beach or Hilton Head, S.C.

To enter the drawing, a blood donor must fill out an official entry form. Donors must enter online at or by phone at 1-800-RED CROSS.

The grand prize is eight days/seven nights condominium accommodations. The winner will also receive a $500 VISA gift card. To make an appointment, visit or call (800) RED CROSS.

Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental permission in Pennsylvania), meet weight and height requirements of 110 pounds or more, depending on their height, and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate. Individuals should bring their Red Cross blood donor card or other form of ID.

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