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    Hope Lutheran Church in Bowers raises funds for World Hunger

    Before the Lyons Fiddle Festival begins, there is a Gospel Worship Service beginning at 9 a.m. shared by members of Hope Lutheran Church in Bowers. We usually have more than 100 people attend the worship. During the service, we take an offering for World Hunger through the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. In the past we have raised a lot of money for this project. This year we raised $440. I want to thank those who attended the service, the community in which I serve and those...

    By Pastor Elizabeth Haines Hope Evangelical Lutheran |

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    Mom admits providing heroin to teenage daughter

    NORRISTOWN >> A Lower Salford mother has admitted to charges that she introduced her teenage daughter to heroin and injected the girl with the dangerous drug during trips to Philadelphia.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

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    Halloween at Boone Homestead slated for Oct. 25

    Goblins, ghosts, monsters, oh my! Children and adults alike will delight in our annual trick-or-treating event. Costumed children can visit the historic buildings and receive a fun treat, have their face painted, and pick and decorate their own pumpkin. They can also play with colonial toys and games, listen to scary stories, and help a scarecrow stuff his friend. This event will be held Sunday, Oct. 25, 12 to 4 p.m.

    From the Daniel Boone Homestead |

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    Kutztown senior Tyler Akers joins school board; middle school theater’s future discussed

    The Kutztown School Board unanimously approved Tyler Akers as the 2015-16 student representative and Dean Delp as an alternate Monday, Oct. 5 at its monthly workshop meeting.

    By Emily Leayman For Berks-Mont News |

  • Entertainment

    Tel Hai to host The Wheatland Chorale for ‘shimmering’ performance

    Tel Hai Retirement Community invites the public to a Tel Hai Concert Series performance by The Wheatland Chorale on Friday, Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. in the community’s StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts, located at 4000 Tree Line Drive in Honey Brook. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.

    Tel Hai Retirement Community |

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    Borough invites spectators to swoop, chug and motor along at the Elverson Halloween Parade

    Planes will swoop, trains will chug and automobiles will motor down Main Street in this year’s Elverson Halloween Parade, to be held on Wednesday, Oct. 21, beginning at 7 p.m. at the corner of South Pine and Main Streets. This year’s theme of Planes, Trains and Automobiles should provide an exciting variety of floats and rousing band music as the parade progresses down Main Street to the National Penn Bank. Spectators will also be treated to pre-parade entertainment at the...

    Elverson Borough |


    Kutztown lantern release honors memory of Michael Bailey and Heather Delp

    The Kutztown/Brandywine Youth Football and Cheer Association will be holding a Memorial Sky Lantern Release on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 6 to 9 at the Kutztown Park youth football field to benefit the families of the late Michael Bailey and the late Heather Delp who were coaches in the Kutztown /Brandywine youth football and cheer program.

    By Michele O’Donnell Secretary of the KYFCA |

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    New Innkeeper brings changes to Main Street Inn in Kutztown

    Shena Corrado is the new Innkeeper and General Manager at Main Street Inn, 401 W. Main St., Kutztown, which has also brought a few changes to the Inn.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Entertainment

    The King’s Heralds to perform as part of Tel Hai Concert Series

    Tel Hai Retirement Community and Conestoga Mennonite Church invite the public to a concert performance by The King’s Heralds on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the community’s StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts in Honey Brook.

    Tel Hai Retirement Community |

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    SunnyBrook Foundation presents Dance with Jerry Blavat, The Geator with the Heater, at SunnyBrook Ballroom

    Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jerry Blavat, the Geator with Heater, the Boss with the Hot Sauce, the King of Philly Rock & Roll, returns to the SunnyBrook Ballroom in Pottstown, on Friday, Oct. 9th, at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.). Tickets are on sale now for a reduced price until Oct. 8. Tickets will also be available at the door.

    The SunnyBrook Foundation |

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