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Hamburg High School musicians Kissinger, Fegley, Freed participate in LVC Honors Band

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Hamburg Middle School musicians participate in LVC Bandfest

Hamburg Area Middle School 6th through 8th grade band students participated in Lebanon Valley College Bandfest on Jan. 12. ...

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    Adoptable pets from Montco SPCA

    Jinkies, it’s Velma! This Staffordshire Terrier has the brains of her namesake and a disposition to match. No need to glasses to see the potential in her though! She is a shy gal at first but can pick up tricks pretty quickly. Velma would need someone willing to work with her on socialization and continue her training. Release A269902

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    cat angel network: Sibling kittens will make great pets

    Abraham & Izzy are 9 month-old brother and sister who have the most beautiful glossy black coats. They are shy at first meeting, but once they warm up to their new home, they like to run and play. Like many kitties, they prefer to climb on the laps of their trusted family members rather than being picked up.

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    Alvernia students take part in Presidential Inauguration

    Rebecca Dunst of Reading traveled to Washington D.C., this January to prepare for the 45th U.S. Presidential Inauguration. Through a partnership with The Washington Center (TWC), the students are taking part in a two-week Inauguration 2017 Academic Seminar program that began Jan. 9 and culminated with the inauguration ceremony. Dunst is studying English at Alvernia.

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    HOME THEATER: ‘Keeping Up With The Joneses’ makes for a fun watch

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    A look back at history: The PA Dutch ‘Grossa Schrank’ that brought one million dollars

    Part 1 In studying early American folk art, there is no shortage of folk art documents and designs that express pioneer immigrants’ gratitude for reaching America at a time when many individuals still feared the world was flat, or worse, that dragons still lurked in the troubled ocean currents to tend their lives. Crossing the vast Atlantic Ocean at the mercy of a Sea captain’s nautical skill, thousands of Europeans expressed their faith in God, and thereby...

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    President’s Inauguration Firsts, Traditions, and More: Part 1

    In America, the day of our presidential oath-taking is called “Inauguration Day,” when a president is sworn into office, making an oath or affirmation, required by the U.S. Constitution.

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    Blues Brothers tribute set to play The ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem

    Wrap your brain around this — a tribute band to a tribute band.

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    Ursinus students curate first art exhibit

    COLLEGEVILLE >> On an otherwise desolate campus at Ursinus College, days before students were scheduled to arrive to start the new semester, there was a flurry of activity in the upstairs section of the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art.

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    Have a tea party: January is National Hot Tea Month

    Debbie Heth smiled and chatted as she poured Earl Grey à la crème from a green teapot in a cozy room decorated with royal photos.

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