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Tri County Community Calendar May 10 |May 4, 2016

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Cat Angel Network: Meet Puss, a love bug looking for a new family |May 2, 2016

Hello! My name is Puss, and I a lovable girl who is looking for a new family.

Adoptables from the Montco SPCA |May 2, 2016

Are you looking for the total package in a man? Looks, brains and athleticism? Then please allow us the honor of introducing Peter. This handsome young man doesn’t like to brag, but he is quite intelligent and will demonstrate a variety of commands, including sit pretty.

Pottstown outdoor farmers market opens with Cinco De Mayo celebration |May 2, 2016

POTTSTOWN >> The outdoor farmers market will open its season with a fiesta for Cinco De Mayo on Thursday.

Hamburg Item Community Calendar May 4 |Apr 29, 2016

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Father-daughter dance in Morgantown to feature ‘A Night in Paris’ theme |Apr 27, 2016

The third annual Father-Daughter Dance for the Twin Valley Community will be “A Night in Paris.”

Tri County Community Calendar May 3 |Apr 27, 2016

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National Pretzel Day is April 26; watch how Philly Pretzel Factory makes their pretzels |Apr 25, 2016

National Pretzel Day is just around the corner — Tuesday, April 26 to be exact — and we got a behind the scenes look at how the Philly Pretzel Factory makes their soft pretzels to celebrate the event.

Meet Charlotte & Diana, sister princesses looking for a home |Apr 25, 2016

Charlotte and Diana are young princess sisters! They love cuddling, sleeping and playing together. They are great cats and like lots of affection. Their one year birthday is on May 2. We’d love to give them the best gift ever by adopting them into a warm, loving home.

Adoptables from the Montco SPCA |Apr 25, 2016

Are you a fat cat lover? Do you enjoy watching the slow-motion run for the food bowl? And let’s not forget how your cat is larger than most small dogs... We would like to introduce Milo, the 28 pound DSH currently available for adoption! This plump guy is far from energetic, except when it comes to getting to the food and treats.

Hundreds gather for the call of nature during Boyertown’s EarthFest |Apr 25, 2016

BOYERTOWN >> By Saturday afternoon; the morning’s rain had stopped and the skies cleared making it possible for hundreds of people to celebrate EarthFest.

Patriot Community Calendar April 28 |Apr 25, 2016

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Item Community Calendar April 27 |Apr 22, 2016

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Birdsboro artist makes a name for herself as a muralist |Apr 21, 2016

Birdsboro >> From a young age, Carrie Kingsbury always knew she would be an artist.

PHOTOS: Firefly Café in Boyertown offers healthy vegetarian, vegan options |Apr 21, 2016

BOYERTOWN >> There’s a new restaurant in town and plant-based dishes made with locally sourced ingredients will keep customers coming back for more.

Tri County Community Calendar April 26 |Apr 20, 2016

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Cat Angel Network: Meet Pirate, a sweet gentleman looking for a home |Apr 18, 2016

Hi! I’m called Pirate, but don’t let my name fool you. I’m really a sweet gentleman. If you visit me at the Pottstown Petsmart on weekends, you’ll see that I always stand up and go over to greet anyone who stops by my cage.

Adoptables from the Montco SPCA |Apr 18, 2016

People say I can be a little high maintenance... I say find me an English Bulldog that isn’t! I love people, even those little ones you humans call children. And toys... I like them a lot too.

Elmwood Park Zoo welcomes two new baby porcupines; you can have a chance at naming them. |Apr 15, 2016

NORRISTOWN >> Elmwood Park Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of two North American porcupines (porcupettes) to females Ivanna and Lola. Ivanna’s porcupette was born in the early morning hours on Wednesday, April 6, 2016.

Item Community Calendar April 20 |Apr 15, 2016

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Tri County Community Calendar April 19 |Apr 13, 2016

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Patriot Community Calendar April 14 |Apr 11, 2016

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Adoptables from the Montco SPCA |Apr 11, 2016

Just about a year ago, Amaretto was at our facility as a part of a cruelty investigation; her previous owners were very neglectful and starved her. This rough patch in her life made her develop the very bad habit of resource guarding; whether it’s food, toys or anything she deems high value, Amaretto will guard it from both other animals and humans.

Cat Angel Network: Meet Isabella, a friendly kitty looking for a family |Apr 11, 2016

Hi! My name is Isabella, and I am a very friendly kitty who is looking for a new family.

Item Community Calendar April 13 |Apr 8, 2016

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Tri County Community Calendar April 12 |Apr 6, 2016

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Adoptables from the Montco SPCA |Apr 4, 2016

Meet Elvis! He is a handsome senior guinea pig that comes to you straight out of the Heartbreak Hotel. Being as Elvis is in a bit of a slump, he hasn’t had the motivation to style his hair like normal; every day has just been one of those days.

Cat Angel Network: Meet Luke Skywalker, a stellar kitty who needs a home |Apr 4, 2016

My name is Luke Skywalker, and I am a big, sweet, affectionate guy who is on a mission to find a family of my own. I was originally adopted from Cat Angel Network with my sister Leia when we were kittens.

Item Community Calendar April 6 |Apr 1, 2016

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Tri County Community Calendar April 5 |Mar 30, 2016

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Patriot Community Calendar March 31 |Mar 28, 2016

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PHOTOS: Boyertown Lions Club holds annual Easter Egg Hunt |Mar 28, 2016

Boyertown Lions Club held their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 20, at Boyertown Community Park.

Cat Angel Network: Meet Denver, a handsome boy with love to give |Mar 28, 2016

Denver was abandoned by his owner the day before the Broncos won the Super Bowl, hence his name. We are not sure why anyone would want to part with such a handsome orange tabby boy. But, their loss is your gain if you decide to adopt this affectionate kitty.

Adoptables from the Montco SPCA |Mar 28, 2016

We knew that Felix was special when he arrived at our facility, but we didn’t quite know how special. His owner showed him much love, but unfortunately had to move to a nursing home where he was not permitted.

Meet Boyertown’s 2016 First Responder — Bob Rothermel |Mar 25, 2016

Bob Rothermel admits he was shocked when he received the call naming him as Boyertown’s first responder of the year.

Item Community Calendar March 30 |Mar 25, 2016

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Tri County Community Calendar March 29 |Mar 23, 2016

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Patriot Community Calendar March 24 |Mar 21, 2016

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Meet Boyertown’s Citizen of the Year 2016 — Mark Malizzi |Mar 21, 2016

Mark Malizzi, this year’s Boyertown Citizen of the Year, has a secret to his deep devotion for those in need.

Meet Twilight, a pretty black cat looking for a home |Mar 21, 2016

Twilight is a pretty black cat with a luxuriously plush coat, a lovely round face and expressive green eyes. Her favorite activity at her foster home is to perch on a cat tree in front of a window, happily watching the birds and squirrels outside.

Adoptables from the Montco SPCA |Mar 21, 2016

A262305 was turned into us as a stray. She is about three years old and is also front de-clawed. She can be a little temperamental at times, but is normally very friendly and okay with being held.

On Tap |Mar 21, 2016

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PHOTOS: Children flock to Easter egg hunt at Amity Township park |Mar 20, 2016

Children raced through Amity Township Community Park on Saturday for the annual Daniel Boone Optimist egg hunt. The Easter bunny made a special visit, delighting children as they filled baskets with eggs.

Item Community Calendar March 23 |Mar 18, 2016

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Winners announced in duct tape art contest in Fleetwood, Douglassville |Mar 17, 2016

Weaver’s Ace Hardware At Fleetwood & Douglassville recently held a duct tape art contest.

|Mar 16, 2016

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Morgantown Community Carnival returns for second year; vendors needed |Mar 16, 2016

The 2nd Annual Morgantown Community Carnival will be held in Morgantown, June 14 to 18, off North Street (where the 2015 carnival was held).

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with green smoothies |Mar 15, 2016

Don’t just wear green this St. Patrick’s Day, drink it. Start the day off right with a green smoothie. How’s that for top o’ the morning?

Cat Angel Network: Meet Archie, a bundle of love looking for a family |Mar 14, 2016

There are lots of wonderful things to say about Archie, but his greatest quality is his sweet, gentle disposition. They don’t come any nicer than this bundle of love! He wants more than anything else in the world to have your affection and attention.

Adoptables from the Montco SPCA |Mar 14, 2016

Bruno is one happy and handsome six year old purebred Cane Corso. He was turned into the shelter simply because his previous owners no longer wanted him. He is well trained, walks well on a leash, is house broken, is great with people and kids and is also good with other dogs.