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Kutztown Borough Council remembers former president Mac Eidle

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Hamburg sisters win Best of Breed at Farm Show

Hamburg Area High School Agriculture Science Club members Christianna and her sister Kaitlyn Flaherty showed their rabbits at the 2017 Pennsylvania Farm Show. ...

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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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    Send your event listings to cthornburg@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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    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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    King celebration lauds progress, reminds there is still work to do

    NEW HANOVER >> The students were engaged in a familiar conversation.

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    THE YANKEE CHEF: This cake spreads some sweetness

    One taste of that deliciously creamy spread — Nutella — and I was hooked. It wasn’t long before I made one of the best coffee cake-like desserts using this hazelnut spread. This recipe is a sugar cookie dough with an additional egg. You will adore the crispy topping, as will the super easy preparation.

    By Jim Bailey|

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    Tour bus catches fire in Douglassville

    DOUGLASSVILLE >> A Klein Transportation bus caught fire Tuesday morning, leaving the front end charred and destroyed.

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    Kutztown placed on AP District Honor Roll

    Kutztown School District has been placed on the College Board’s 7th Annual AP District Honor Roll for significant gains in student access and success.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Fleetwood Middle School Day of Caring honors Martin Luther King Jr.

    Standing tall in the hallway of Fleetwood Area Middle School are two minions constructed out of 2,300 cans of food, which will be donated to the Greater Berks Food Bank as part of the school’s Day of Caring on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 16.

    Lisa Mitchell
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