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Reflections: Waiting for a cancer cure is like waiting for Godot

By Mike Zielinski Columnist|

Driver, 30, killed in roll-over crash in Richmond Twp. field

Fleetwood resident Roderick Kendricks, Jr., 30, was fatally injured after his vehicle drove into a field and rolled over on Jan. 22. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|

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    Driver, 18, swerves to avoid deer, rolls vehicle in Penn Township

    A vehicle rolled over and struck several trees after the driver swerved to avoid hitting a deer in the roadway on Jan. 21. The driver was not injured.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Firefly Cafe goes fully vegan, plans for expansion

    Firefly Cafe, located at 12 N. Reading Ave. in Boyertown, ushered in the new year with a fully vegan menu, replacing its dairy cheeses with plant-based alternatives.

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    Driver, 30, killed in roll-over crash in Richmond Twp. field

    Fleetwood resident Roderick Kendricks, Jr., 30, was fatally injured after his vehicle drove into a field and rolled over on Jan. 22.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Pottstown Roller Derby announces changes and upcoming events

    The Pottstown Roller Derby Rockstars league has announced some changes to its program for the upcoming season.

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    Crystal Cave partners with Reading Public Museum for Hot Wheels: Race To Win

    Buckle up and race over to the Reading Public Museum to check out the latest exhibit, Hot Wheels: Race to Win. This new family exhibit will get you revved up with immersive activities for three generations of Hot Wheels fans. Hot Wheels: Race to Win made a pit stop on Jan. 21, and will be on display through April 25.

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  • Columnists

    Reflections: Waiting for a cancer cure is like waiting for Godot

    We have been waiting for a cure for cancer for what seems an eternity.

    By Mike Zielinski Columnist|

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    Carole Christman Koch: President’s Inauguration firsts, traditions, and more: Part 2

    Part 2 Franklin Pierce, in 1853, accepted his presidency, but was still in mourning. Just a few months prior to the ceremony, the Pierces lost their 3rd and last child in a railroad accident, that both witnessed. He refrained from swearing his oath on a Bible, due to his religious beliefs. He was the first to affirm his oath and not swear. His 3,319 word speech was entirely from memory.

    By Carole Christman Koch|

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

    Part 2 Quite often when a home was being built for a young PA Dutch farming couple, cabinet makers like Jacob and John Bieber were also busy designing and making the household furniture that would make their abode a functional and loving home. Parents sometimes assisted the newlyweds in building (or buying) furniture which represented the love and respect of their ethnic clan. Thus, master cabinetmakers in Colonial times prided themselves in creating unusual works of art that...

    By Richard L.T. Orth|

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    PERSON TO PERSON — IMPACT: Elephants on parade

    Did you ever hear of a mother having a 200 pound baby? If you read the title of this column, you would not say: “preposterous”; rather, you would reply: “of course, an elephant.” I don’t know how I became so enamored with elephants. Could it have been the 2,000 word senior theme I wrote in high school, at which time I selected Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus (Ringling Brothers)? Imagine 2,000 words! Many times just two of my columns amount...

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    Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Overlooked but valuable antiques

    Ever wonder what valuable antiques are hiding in your house? There are many antiques, works of art, and collectibles that have significant value which many people want you to just toss out with the trash or put out on your front lawn at a low market priced yard sale.

    By Lori Verderame|

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