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Miss Maggie sings about healthy habits at Kutztown Library

By Lisa Mitchell|

10th annual Extreme Illusion show raises $2,000 for LVH Breast Cancer Center

The 10th annual Extreme Illusion Auto, Truck & Bike and Music Competition show was held under beautiful sunny skies on June 18 at the Advance Auto distribution center in New Smithville. ...

By Carl Hess For Digital First Media |

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    Miss Maggie sings about healthy habits at Kutztown Library

    A group of 46 children and their parents or grandparents danced and sang about healthy habits with Miss Maggie during the Kutztown Community Library Summer Reading Program on June 23.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    10th annual Extreme Illusion show raises $2,000 for LVH Breast Cancer Center

    The 10th annual Extreme Illusion Auto, Truck & Bike and Music Competition show was held under beautiful sunny skies on June 18 at the Advance Auto distribution center in New Smithville.

    By Carl Hess For Digital First Media |

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    Gilbertsville Cub Scout, age 7, wins World Pinewood Derby Championship

    Seven year old Cub Scout JJ Habres, from Pack 36 in Gilbertsville, won the World Pinewood Derby Championship. The event was held in the middle of Times Square on Saturday, June 25. There were close to 300 Scouts competing from all across the country. This is JJ’s first year as a Cub Scout. To get to the World Championship, he won his pack, district and council races.

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    Caden Anspach shows Pottstown Trojan Pride in Ocean City

    He may be small in size, but Caden Anspach, son of Pottstown School District Director of Co-Curricular Activities, Steve Anspach, is showing his Pottstown Trojan Pride on the beach in Ocean City, New Jersey.

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    Pottstown’s Principal McCoy shows school pride in her backyard garden

    Pottstown High School Principal Mrs. Danielle McCoy is using her green thumb to grow some Pottstown Trojan Pride in her backyard garden in Pottstown. A lifelong resident, she says, “Proud to be from Pottstown.”

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  • Lifestyle

    Cat Angel Network: Meet Minx, a gentle kitty looking for a home

    Hi, my name is Minx! I am a dramatically colored long-haired tortoiseshell kitty. Everyone tells me how pretty I am so I don’t think it counts as boasting if I tell you that.

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  • Lifestyle

    Adoptables from the Montco SPCA

    Hillary is a two year old Staffordshire mix looking for a home without small animals. She was turned in as a stray back in March and has spent the past three months looking for a new home. Release A262702.

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  • Columns

    The Historian - A trip down the Rhine: Part II

    Most emigrants were well aware of the difficulties and dangers of crossing the Atlantic to Philadelphia in the 18th century. The early refuges literally took their lives in hand when they boarded an English ship for the two, three or even four month crossing. Pirates, storms and shipwreck were no idle threats, but most who perished lost their lives to starvation, rations of spoiled food or disease from water barrels filled at polluted wells.

    By Robert Wood Columnist |

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    On Tap

    Send your event listings to ldillon@berksmontnews.com to have them listed in On Tap! Deadline for submissions is Friday week before publication. Please mark e-mail subject as Connection On Tap.

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    Daniel Boone Homestead announces Independence Day program

    The Daniel Boone Homestead is getting ready to commemorate the nation’s birthday on Saturday, July 2.

    The Daniel Boone Homestead |

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