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Champion Hogs and Lambs shown at the fair

By Cheryl A. Fairbairn Penn State Extension – Chester County |

Pancakes help homeless veterans

Sept. 10, Applebee’s® Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast will be held to support homeless veterans. The fundraising event is sponsored by Knights Of Columbus Chester County Assembly. There is a charge. Held 8 to 10 a.m. at Applebee’s Nei...



  • Tri County Community Calendar Aug. 30

    Event Submissions: send to week prior to publication. Note Tri County Record calendar in email subject.


  • News

    El-Mor Chevrolet Inc. forges season-long partnership to aid Twin Valley Soccer Club

    In the spirit of community collaboration and teamwork taught through youth sports, El-Mor Chevrolet Inc. is supporting Twin Valley Soccer Club through the Chevrolet Youth Soccer Program. This sponsorship will include both monetary and equipment donations during the 2016 youth soccer season.

    Chevrolet Youth Soccer Team |

  • A Look Back in History: Henry “Hank” Kauffman educated a nation with his numerous books on the PA Dutch

    Over the years I have met a few authorities and folk characters on the PA Dutch Culture, but the first book I was given by my folklore mentor, Richard Shaner that laid the foundation for me was by Professor Henry J. Kauffman. The book titled The Pennsylvania Dutch: American Folk Art written in 1964, reprinted many times over soon was added to by a growing collection on my end eager to read and learn as much as I could on heritage. Kauffman did a very thorough, prolific job and was a...

    By Richard L.T. Orth Columnist |

  • Welcome to my World: Celebrating days of Fun and Laughter

    We’re all familiar with our usual days of celebration, such as Mother’s Day, Thanksgiving, and more. Yet, there are days of celebrating every day of the month, according to Chase’s Calendar of Events, and other sources. Since I grew up with a mother and siblings, who had a terrific sense of humor, I decided to write about some of those fun and laughter days.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

  • PERSON TO PERSON - IMPACT: Beetle Bailey’s Mail Bag #4 - Help Wanted!

    Dear Reader: In March, 2015 I started a series entitled Meet Private Beetle Bailey’s Protégé. Beetle helped me so much as I stumbled through my Army experience that once the series concluded, I hired Beetle as my assistant to filter the letters I receive and forward those that require a reply to me. Beetle has asked me to expand his horizons by adding responsibilities to his job description. This came at a perfect time because I have planned to expand my staff and would...

    By Jeff Hall Columnist |

  • Food

    FOOD: Five takes on late-summer pies

    Piles of peaches, tons of tomatoes, buckets of blackberries — savor the flavors of summer … in a pie.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    YANKEE CHEF: Make room for this sweet, spicy recipe

    What would summer be without the stickiness that is barbecue and the smell of sausages literally floating overhead? Try this sweet, yet spicy, recipe that pairs well with anything you can lug to the picnic table ... and then some!

    By Jim Bailey |

  • Features/People

    Girl Scouts of Eastern PA win National S’mores Day Competition

    On Wednesday, Aug. 10, a team of ten scouts from Girl Scouts of Eastern PA (GSEP) participated in the second annual National S’mores Day competition hosted by the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay. The GSEP team tested their culinary skills against the Chesapeake Bay, Central Maryland and Nation’s Capital Girl Scout Councils. GSEP’s team finished first in the competition, earning the title of “Sensational S’mores Making Scouts!”


  • News

    One reported dead in Oley Township

    State police are currently investigating a homicide situation in Oley Township. One man is reported dead and his father has been taken to the hospital.

    Digital First Media staff |

  • News

    Marian and Friends performs at Kutztown Summer Reading finale

    Kutztown native Marian Gehman of Marian and Friends entertained children during the Kutztown Community Library Summer Reading Program finale on Aug. 18.

    Lisa Mitchell

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