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Oley holds 68th annual community fair

By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

Fifteen Boyertown students awarded $29,700 in scholarships

The Berks County Community Foundation recently distributed $29,700 in scholarships to 15 Boyertown Area Senior High School graduates. ...

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  • General news

    Fourth annual Car & Motorcycle Show held at Cabela’s

    The fourth annual Cabela’s Car & Motorcycle Show in honor of Skylar Kauffman was held this past Sunday, Oct. 19. The event, held under beautiful autumn skies, attracted about 200 entries despite temperatures in the low fifties and wind chills making it feel more like the forties. With Halloween right around the corner a number of the car enthusiasts decorated their vehicles accordingly.

    By Carl Hess For 21st Century Media |

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    Iron Chef heats up Hamburg for fourth year on Nov. 2

    As it has for the past three years in Hamburg, the first Sunday of November will heat up with the fourth annual Iron Chef Hamburg. An afternoon of food and healthy competition begins at 1 p.m. on Nov. 2 at Hamburg Area High School.

    Shea Singley
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  • General news

    RACC set to host celebration of Hispanic business and community leaders

    Reading Area Community College will host a Celebration of Hispanic Entrepreneurs and Leaders in the Reading Community on 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 in the Gust Zogas Student Union Building. The College’s Multicultural Awareness Initiative and Multicultural/International Club are sponsoring the event.

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  • Social groups and organizations

    Woman’s Club of Strausstown visits Light Victorian Farmhouse for annual mystery tour

    For the members of the Woman’s Club of Strausstown, the October meeting usually means getting out and about on a kind of mystery tour. They’ve visited a winery, a railroad museum, a historic church, and other area places of interest. This year’s jaunt saw the ladies traveling just over the border into Lebanon County to the Light Victorian Farmhouse, where they enjoyed a delicious buffet dinner seated in the dining room and parlor of the beautifully restored house. From...

    By Peg Behm Woman’s Club of Strausstown |

  • General news

    Kline approved as acting council president at Shoemakersville Borough Council meeting

    Shoemakersville Borough Council approved new contracts for trash hauling and recycling with Republic Services, Leesport, pending solicitor approval on Oct. 7.

    By Arch Kurtz For 21st Century Media |

  • Events

    Hamburg area calendar of events

    Recurring Centerport Lions Club: Jamming Sessions will be held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Music starts at 5:30 p.m. All musicians welcome.

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  • General news

    Hamburg’s From the Early Files

    25 Years Ago Oct. 25, 1989 >> Joel Katz, son of Barbara Katz, was recently promoted to Distinguished Cadet. Joel is a seventh grade student attending the Carson Long Military Institute in New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania.

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  • General news

    Fleetwood Crop Walk helps feed families

    Sponsored by local churches, the 5th Annual Community Crop Walk, Sunday, Oct. 12, held at the Fleetwood Area High School will benefit the local food banks.

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  • Social groups and organizations

    Shartlesville Lions Club hears from First Vice District Governor on service dog programs

    Shartlesville Lions heard a two-prong message from First Vice District Governor Ken Snyder when he visited the club recently.

    By Adele Argot Lions Club |

  • Social groups and organizations

    Hamburg Rotary donates to local organizations & programs, meeting program from Etchberger Foundation

    At the recent Hamburg Rotary meeting, Rev. Randy Bond accepted a check for the food Pantry, Jean Yurkonis received a check for the Salvation Army and Derek Leibensperger accepted a check for the King Frost Parade from President Titus Miller. Proceeds from the Annual golf tournament were given back to the community. Miller also presented a check to Tilden Elementary Center guidance counselor Audrey Arms and principal Lacie Cucciuffo to support the Girls On The Run program. The money pays for...

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