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A Look Back in History: The American Folklife Movement

By Richard L.T. Orth Columnist |

Kutztown Area School District selects new superintendent

Dr. George F. Fiore has been selected as the new superintendent of schools for the Kutztown Area School District. ...

Kutztown Area School District |


  • Sports

    Golf tournament benefits Hamburg Softball League

    As spring temperatures rise, parks are filling up with youngsters ready to play ball, including the Hamburg Area Girls Athletic Association.

    By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media |

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    Historical Society Of Montgomery County to offer genealogy workshop

    Looking to get started on researching your family tree? Then, you don’t want to miss the spring “Introduction to Genealogy” workshop presented by Genealogist Rose Brown at the Historical Society of Montgomery County. This four-week workshop, which will include basic research tips for tracing ancestry, will run four consecutive Tuesdays, May 10 through May 31, from 6 to 8 p.m.

    The Historical Society of Montgomery County |

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    Hollenbach Construction receives 2016 Business/Enterprise of the Year Award

    Hollenbach Construction, Inc. received the 2016 Business/Enterprise of the Year Award from the Tri County Area Chamber during the Annual Dinner on April 21 at Rivercrest Golf Club and Preserve in Phoenixville.

    Hollenbach Construction, Inc. |

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    Seniors ‘like’ connecting with ‘friends’ and family on Facebook

    Do you think you’re too old for Facebook? Think again!

    Chestnut Knoll |

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    Clay on Main presents ‘Civil Twilight’ exhibition

    Clay on Main is pleased to present an exhibition of recent work by Mary Ann Conway and Lisa Gauker from Sunday, May 1 to Sunday, May 29.

    Clay on Main |

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    Hamburg Rotary Club welcomes author Fritz Sprandel

    Greg Rautzhan, the program chairperson at a recent meeting of the Hamburg Rotary Club, welcomed Fritz Sprandel, who spoke about his time in Cuba. He is the author of the book Dare, a story of how he survived in Castro’s communist Cuba. There will be a movie made based on his experiences.


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    Shartlesville Lions Club president welcomes newest member

    Shartlesville Lions Club president Bob Argot welcomed the club’s newest member, Wesley Raup-Konsavage upon having inducted him. The club is growing and is anticipating its next major event, a chicken barbecue on May 14. The meal offered includes a chicken half and a baked potato. It is being held at the Shartlesville Township Park on 4th Street from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will benefit the club’s outreach programs.


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    Hamburg Leo Club attends annual volunteer trip

    Volunteerism is a driving aspect of the Leo Club, and members of the club find enjoyment in helping those who need it. The Hamburg chapter of the Leo Club, along with Governor Mifflin’s Service learning Club, reached out to three organizations from March 20 to 23 and offered their help wherever it was needed. Six students went on the trip, being chaperoned by Miss McCarthy, the club’s advisor. The students that attended the trip were Victoria Baumert, Leah Bertschy, Shannon...

    By Victoria Baumert Hamburg Area High School |

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    Hamburg Police: Fight investigated on 200 block of N. 5th Street

    On April 22, Hamburg Police reported a fight at approximately 11:15 p.m. in the 200 block of N. 5th Street.


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    Perry Elementary sign too bright for Shoemakersville resident

    The brightness of a programmable LED sign near one of Hamburg Area’s elementary schools caused a district resident to address school directors on April 25.

    By Arch Kurtz For Digital First Media |

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