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Leaky roof threatens Roadside America’s 80-year-old exhibit in Shartlesville

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Wanted person captured in Hamburg after police chase

A wanted person was captured in Hamburg Borough after a police chase on Dec. 2. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|

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    Adoptable pets from Montco SPCA

    Allow us to introduce to you the very handsome and extremely muscular Bubba. This gorgeous blue brindle Staffordshire came into us a stray and is looking for a new place to call home. Bubba is a big boy with very little training or manners so he will need someone patient and willing to work on obedience training. Bubba prefers a home with someone with breed experience and a household that doesn’t have any other animals; a home with large dogs may be considered. Release A269090.

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    CAT ANGEL NETWORK

    Hi, I’m Pleasant! Well, my name is Pleasant, and I’m also a very pleasant guy. So my name kind of sums me up!

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    ON TAP

    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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    Hamburg counselor Jonathan Petrole resigns, allegedly among 17 apprehended during prostitution sting in Luzerne County

    Hamburg Area High School guidance counselor Jonathan Petrole, 27, of Tresckow, allegedly is among 17 alleged johns and prostitutes facing prostitution related charges as a result of a Prostitution Sting Operation conducted on Nov. 17 in Sugarloaf Township, Luzerne County.

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    Calendar of events Boyertown Dec. 1

    Dec. 1 The Boyertown Lions Club: will hold their monthly board dinner meeting Thursday at the Gilbertsville Fire Company, 1454 E. Phila. Ave., Gilbertsville at 6:30 p.m. All members are welcome.

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    Church news for Boyertown area

    Shepherd of the Hills Church 527 Hoffmansville Road, Bechtelsville.

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    Laura Dietrich named 2016 PA Outstanding 4-H Horse Member

    Leesport >> Laura Dietrich was announced as the 2016 Pennsylvania Outstanding 4-H Horse Member at the 2016 State 4-H Horse Show Recognition Ceremony Oct. 29 at the Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg.

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    WTIM: Music Around Town Nov. 30 edition

    What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

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    SALT Performing Arts sets the holiday mood with ‘Christmas Spectacular’

    Celebrate the holiday season with the entire family at SALT Performing Arts as they present “Christmas Spectacular 2016.” The show opens Dec. 2 and runs through Dec. 11.

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    A Look Back in History: The Pennsylvania Dutch Christmas Putz and implementation of trains

    Almost every American whose family roots predate the American Revolution has fond memories of yuletide folkways, sharing with their family, the warmth and joy experienced living in a real life “Christmas Putz” we call the American homeland. Our ancestors, so very proud of pioneering the United States since 1776, and much earlier, developed the Christmas folkway of putting a miniature landscape resemblance of our native countryside underneath the Christmas tree to celebrate...

    By Richard L.T. Orth & Richard H. Shaner|

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