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Leaky roof threatens Roadside America’s 80-year-old exhibit in Shartlesville

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Wanted person captured in Hamburg after police chase

A wanted person was captured in Hamburg Borough after a police chase on Dec. 2. ...

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    Leaky roof threatens Roadside America’s 80-year-old exhibit in Shartlesville

    While model trains wind their way through miniature villages spanning 200 years in time over roughly 6,000 square feet of space, Roadside America staff battle the threats of a leaking roof in an attempt to protect an 80-year-old miniature village exhibit in Shartlesville.

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    Wanted person captured in Hamburg after police chase

    A wanted person was captured in Hamburg Borough after a police chase on Dec. 2.

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    Tulpehocken 7th grader Jade Adams wins Frystown Lions Peace Poster Contest

    In early autumn it was the extra mental chore of more than 100 Tulpehocken Junior High students to represent the concept of “A Celebration of Peace” visually as they participated in the Lions International 2016 Peace Poster Contest under the guidance of Mike Mulholland, 7th grade World History teacher, sponsored by the Frystown Lions Club.

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    Hamburg counselor Jonathan Petrole resigns, allegedly among 17 apprehended during prostitution sting in Luzerne County

    Hamburg Area High School guidance counselor Jonathan Petrole, 27, of Tresckow, allegedly is among 17 alleged johns and prostitutes facing prostitution related charges as a result of a Prostitution Sting Operation conducted on Nov. 17 in Sugarloaf Township, Luzerne County.

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    Put a little jingle in your holiday spirit with these local events

    Need a little boost to your holiday spirit? Put on your Santa hat and head out to one or all of these events. And don’t miss out of any of the other seasonal favorites found in this holiday map.

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    Proposed 11 percent Montgomery County tax hike sparks public debate

    NORRISTOWN >> The room was packed at a Montgomery County budget hearing Thursday as members of the public alternated between criticizing a proposed 11 percent tax increase and praising the community college that a portion of that money will fund.

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    Adoptable pets from Montco SPCA

    Allow us to introduce to you the very handsome and extremely muscular Bubba. This gorgeous blue brindle Staffordshire came into us a stray and is looking for a new place to call home. Bubba is a big boy with very little training or manners so he will need someone patient and willing to work on obedience training. Bubba prefers a home with someone with breed experience and a household that doesn’t have any other animals; a home with large dogs may be considered. Release A269090.

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    1st Street Players set the holiday mood with ‘White Christmas — the Musical’

    The 1st Street Players at the Birdsboro Community Theater are proud to present, Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas — The Musical.” Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features 17 Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas...

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