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Kempton artist Jonathan Bond wins 2nd at Schuylkill River Art Show

By Lisa Mitchell|

Kutztown alum graduates from Marines

PVT. Nathan Lee Bowman, 19, graduated Nov. 13 from the Marines, at Parris Island, SC. Bowman is a Combat Engineer and Expert Rifleman with 1st RT BN PLT 1089 Delta Company. ...

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  • Events

    Sinking Spring family holds Extreme Christmas Light Show benefits the Animal Rescue League of Berks County

    The Simpson Family is once again holding their Extreme Christmas Light Show to benefit the ARL. Lights can be seen beginning Nov. 27 after 6 p.m. and the show runs most nights until Jan. 1.

    From the Animal Rescue League of Berks County |

  • Entertainment

    some things looming Fiber Arts Gallery’s Handmade Holidays recognizes local artists

    The opening reception for the some things looming Fiber Arts Gallery’s Handmade Holidays 6 will celebrate small business by recognizing the many artists offering unique gifts of wood, ceramic and fiber. The event runs from Saturday, Nov. 28 through Wednesday, Dec. 23.

    By some things looming |

  • Events

    Fine Crafts and Original Artwork featured in Harleysville Christmas Market tour

    Visit the Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Rd., Harleysville, the first weekend in December for the opening of the Fine Craft Show & Sale and the Fine Art Exhibit. The shows are held annually during the month of December and are a wonderful opportunity to purchase fine pottery, textiles, wood carvings, baskets and affordable original art. There’s something for every budget!

    From the Mennonite Heritage Center |

  • Events

    13th Annual Boyertown Holiday Open House Tour set for Dec. 4

    Boyertown invites you to come out for its most festive, annual Boyertown Holiday Open House Tour.


  • News

    Chief of Chester County Detectives, James Vito, to retire

    Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced that James Vito, Chief of the Chester County Detectives, is retiring effective Dec. 31, 2015. Chief Vito is the longest serving member of the District Attorney’s Office, having been hired in 1979.

    District Attorney’s Office of Chester County |

  • Entertainment

    Welkinweir Estate opens doors for Holiday Open House

    The historic Welkinweir Estate is opening its doors to the public for a festive Holiday Open House on Friday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The estate house will be decorated in holiday splendor for all to enjoy! Celebrate the season with joyful music from the estate’s newly restored pipe organ; glimpse the public garden and wintry views of forests and ponds from inside the warm estate; and learn about the history of the estate, which spans three centuries. Marsh Creek Tree Farm...

    Green Valleys Watershed Association |

  • Lifestyle

    Winter is the time for garden tool cleaning, maintenance

    The trees have shed their leaves, the perennials have gone dormant and the garden beds have been dressed for the winter as we celebrate the season’s harvest and blessings. But, it’s not time for gardeners to put their feet up just yet! Winter is a great time for cleaning and maintaining lawn and garden tools. Join us at the Garden Tool Show-and-Tell at Satoyama Homestead to see how, with some common household items, you can invest in some up-keep now to save time and effort...

    Satoyama Homestead |

  • Lifestyle

    Tri County Record Community Calendar Dec. 1

    Event Submissions: send to week prior to publication. Note Tri County Record calendar in email subject.


  • News

    Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc. names 2015 John J. Crane award recipients

    The Board of Directors of The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc. (CVC) has selected West Goshen Township Police Det. Dave Maurer (aka Mrs. Claus) and Tredyffrin Township Police Department Executive Secretary Sharon Rose to receive CVC’s 2015 John J. Crane Allied Professional Award for Excellence in Service to Victims, especially children. The award ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. during CVC’s Annual Holiday Open House Thursday, Dec. 4. Maurer and Rose were...

    The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc. |

  • Entertainment

    Hopewell Furnace invites the public to enjoy an ‘Iron Plantation Christmas’

    The National Park Service (NPS) invites the public to celebrate an “Iron Plantation Christmas” and stroll through 100 years of American Christmases at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. This free event will take place on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature Christmas as celebrated from 1771 to 1883 at Hopewell Furnace.

    Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site |

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