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Macaroni Kid Baby Bonanza offers family fun, treats & shopping

By Roxanne Richardson For 21st Century Media |

Executive director of Mennonite Church USA Ervin R. Stutzman speaks at annual banquet

“Can the quiet in the land keep their peace?” This is the question Ervin R. Stutzman will be asking at the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society’s annual banquet on April 5. As he answers, Stutzman will speak about the historic vision for Christ’s pe...

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    Wednesday, March 12COMPUTER CLASS

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  • Local governments

    Municipal Reports: West Nantmeal plans festivities

    West Nantmeal Township is making plans for two events that have a goal of unifying the community, and at the same time help raise funds for projects that benefit the community.

    By Tory Lingg For 21st Century Media |

  • Local governments

    W. Nantmeal talks gas lines, road conditions & waste water management

    West Nantmeal Township Board of Supervisors discussed gas lines, road conditions and waste water management during the March 10 meeting.

    By Tory Lingg For 21st Century Media |

  • School athletics

    Hamburg promotes reading during ‘Read Across America Day’

    Students across the country celebrated Read Across America Day on March 3 in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday which was March 2 and to encourage children to read. While this was the 17th year that Random House and the National Education Association (NEA) has celebrated this program, for the seventh consecutive year approximately 40 student-athletes from Hamburg Area School District’s Leadership In Student Athletes (LISA) program traveled to Tilden Elementary Center to read to students in...

    Shea Singley
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  • Sports events

    The Hamburg Education Foundations hosts the Battle of the Birds events featuring players from the Philadelphia Eagles

    The Birds are back for a rematch! On April 4, the Philadelphia Eagles return to Hamburg for an exciting basketball game like no other. Join the Hamburg Area Education Foundation for this exclusive Hamburg Area event.

    Compiled by Alyssa Shields |

  • Events

    Chestnut Knoll to host 5th Annual ‘Making Memories to Save Memories’ Beef and Beer Fundraiser

    Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care invites the community to their 5th Annual “Making Memories to Save Memories” Beef & Beer fundraiser, benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association. This event will be held Saturday, April 12 from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Keystone Fire Company, located at 240 Walnut St., Boyertown.

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  • General news

    From the Editor: Thank you to the readers for a memorable first year

    This week marks the one year anniversary of when I began as editor of The Hamburg Area Item. There are times where I cannot believe that it has been a year already and then other times I cannot believe that it has only been a year. In both cases, I am very lucky to have been in this position.

    Shea Singley
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  • General news

    St. Francis Academy, Bally, recognizes Ash Wednesday

    Students at St. Francis Academy in Bally marked Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lenten season, with a special mass. As part of their Lenten sacrifices, students will sacrifice and collect the money for the Mission Childhood Association in special banks.

    Photos by Martha Gehringer For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Questions to Sophie: Looking for approval from others

    Q: I look for approval from others and want them to like me. When someone gets angry with me, I get upset. I think I seek too much approval from others and I’m not sure how to change.

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  • General news

    Welcome to my World: Collecting stuff and sharing your joy with others

    How does a person get involved in collecting stuff? For sentimental reasons? Does something “out there” just catch your eye? Can one go overboard and become a hoarder? I, for one, believe it can be any of the above.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |