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11th annual Honey Spas Car & Motorcycle Show in Mohnton


PA Seventh-day Adventists thank community for support after tornado struck Blue Mountain Elementary

On Thursday, July 9, an EF1 tornado struck Blue Mountain Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School, a Christian school in Hamburg, taking off the roof, destroying the gym, and knocking down several walls of the 46-year-old brick structure. Principal Rac...

By Jeff Bovee VP of Education PA Conference of Seventh-day Adventist |


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    Hamburg Moose presents Youth Awareness Awards

    The Moose Family Center presented 523 Youth Awareness Award winners.


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    Zeswitz Music returns to its roots

    According to a Harvard-based research team, music education “promotes the development and maintenance of a key set of mental skills.” These executive functions “enable us to manage our time and attention, organize our thoughts, and regulate our behavior – abilities that are crucial to success in school, as well as later life.”

    From Zeswitz Music |

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    Exeter Ambulance added to Amity Township run cards

    The Amity Township Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Aug. 19 to add the Exeter Ambulance Association (EAA) to its run cards for emergency calls.

    By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |

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    Morgantown Village Library packs the house for 50th anniversary celebration

    The Village Library in Morgantown commemorated its 50th anniversary by honoring two surviving founding members, Mary Bamberger and Sylvia Firth, on Aug. 12.

    By Carol Quaintance For Berks Mont Newspapers |

  • Columns

    PERSON TO PERSON - IMPACT: Differences in Dentists are Distinct

    During one’s life, one will be treated by a number of dentists, all of whom are different in one way or another. Some of them, I remember, were rather normal and others not quite! When I was in junior high school, I could walk to my dentist because his office was a block away. On one visit to him at 10 a.m., he read me The Riot Act because when I opened my mouth, it was the color of black cherry soda, which I had just drunk.

    By Jeff Hall Columnist |

  • Fitness/Outdoors

    Green Valleys Watershed Association hosts 2015 Run for Green Valleys

    On Saturday, Sept. 12, Green Valleys Watershed Association will host the 2015 Run for Green Valleys, featuring two trail races that begin and end at the historic Welkinweir arboretum and nature sanctuary in East Nantmeal Township. The scenic routes will lead runners through the rolling hills of northern Chester County and some of the picturesque watersheds the organization strives to preserve.

    Green Valleys Watershed Association |

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    Pilot, passengers hospitalized after hot air balloon accident

    A hot air balloon pilot and his two passengers are currently at Chester Crozer Hospital after an accident that occurred on Aug. 15 in Earl Township.


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    Chester County 4-H presents Spirit of 4-H Award

    Rachel Stoltzfus was presented with the Chester County Spirit of 4-H Award, Wednesday, Aug. 12 during the Chester County 4-H Fair. This Chester County 4-H award recognizes a 4-H member for demonstrating the most spirit, enthusiasm and willingness to do anything for 4-H or the community. Rachel Stoltzfus was nominated by Barbara Fuller, leader of the Chester County Beef Club.

    Chester County 4-H, Penn State Extension |

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    Garden Spot Village to serve as collection site for 10th National Drug Take-Back Day

    The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, and once again Garden Spot Village and the New Holland Police Department are partnering to bring the initiative to New Holland.

    Garden Spot Village |

  • Entertainment

    The extraordinary historic adventure continues at the 39th Annual Hay Creek Festival

    Celebrate the 2015 Hay Creek Festival. Bring the whole family to Historic Joanna Furnace in southern Berks County the weekend after Labor Day. The entire 26-acre Joanna Furnace historic site, an 18th and 19th century ironmaking community, will be teeming with history, food, crafts, music and excitement for everyone. Join the 1500 volunteers, interpreters and crafts-people in celebrating the 160-year life span of the iron making community 1791 to 1950.

    Hay Creek Valley Historical Association |

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