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Philadelphia Folk Festival still singing at 53

By David W. Wannop For 21st Century Media |

Be in the know for 2014 Philadelphia Folk Festival

From Aug. 15-17, the 53rd annual Philadelphia Folk Festival will feature dozens of performers on seven stages. ...

By Brian Bingaman |


  • Music

    Honey Brook Borough hosts Rizzetta’s Tones Sept. 7

    Honey Brook >> The sounds of Celtic music from around the world will fill the pavilion at Honey Brook Borough Park for the final free Summer Concert of the season.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Features/People

    Honey Brook Historical Society undertakes preservation of The Honey Brook Herald

    More than 2,000 copies of the Honey Brook Herald have found a new home with the Honey Brook Historical Society.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Lifestyle

    Through My Kitchen Window: Avoid the school lunch slump

    Are you packing multiple lunches, or need a fast lunch for your preschooler or homeschooler? Here are a few quick and easy lunch ideas to keep you out of the school lunch slump.

    By Davina Weinhold For 21st Century Media |

  • Arts and entertainment

    Tel Hai’s Concert Season Begins Sept. 4: Philadelphia Orchestra Tuba player performs

    Honey Brook >> The new concert season begins at Tel Hai on Thursday, Sept. 4 at 7:30 p.m. with a performance by Carol Jantsch, principal tuba of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

    From Tel Hai |

  • Lifestyle

    How old do you think the earth is?

    Honey Brook Twp. >> Tel Hai’s Life Enrichment Committee will offer a two-session discussion of this fascinating and long-debated subject.

    From Tel Hai |

  • General news

    Two-day bike ride takes cyclists to three national parks near Schuylkill River Trail

    Did you know that there are three national park sites located near the Schuylkill River Trail?

    From Schuylkill River Heritage Area |

  • Opinion

    A Look Back in History: Colonial weathervanes of Oley Valley

    When the early Pennsylvania Germans purchased their farming tracts from William Penn, these proud immigrants built agrarian farmsteads that rivaled their European counterparts, which naturally caused these Americans to place artistic weathervanes atop fashionable farm homes and gigantic Swiss bank barns, once the prerogative of European nobility.

    By Richard H. Shaner Columnist |

  • Lifestyle

    What’s Cooking with Linda: Blueberry Coffee Cake

    ANY FLAVOR Coffee Cake! This coffee cake recipe was enjoyed at a recent recipe group as a Blueberry Coffee cake. It was moist and perfect! Feel free to substitute another fresh fruit in place of the blue berries.

    By Linda Yuengel Columnist |

  • Features/People

    Topton couple celebrates 65th anniversary

    Robert and Carol Schillinger, residents of The Lutheran Home at Topton, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a small family celebration at the senior living community. The couple were married Aug. 6, 1949, in Conyngham, when both were 19. High school sweethearts, they attended West Hazelton High School. Mrs. Schillinger is a graduate of McCann Business School, while Robert served his country in the Marines; he is a veteran of the Korean War. A marksman stationed at the...

    From The Lutheran Home at Topton |

  • Features/People

    Diakon Adoption & Foster Care staff member Melanie Rehrig receives Permanency Teamwork Recognition Award

    Topton >> Melanie Rehrig, who supervises the Family Finding and Older Child Matching Imitative efforts at the Topton office of Diakon Adoption & Foster Care, was one of three adoption professionals who recently received the Permanency Teamwork Recognition Award during the annual conference of the Statewide Adoption & Permanency Network.

    From Diakon Adoption & Foster Care |

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