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Pottstown Bark for Life raises money to fight cancer

By Caroline Sweeney and Michilea Patterson casweeney@21st-centurymedia.com mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com |

At Cape May’s Leith Hall, it’s always the 1880s

At many bed-and-breakfasts, there’s a thin lace line between historical accuracy and over-the-top frills. I’m happy to report that Leith Hall in Cape May, N.J., stays on the former side. ...

By Becky Krystal The Washington Post |

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    Tel Hai Retirement Community’s annual sew-in benefits Veterans

    Tel Hai’s SEW Creative group invited neighbors and friends to join in the annual Veterans Quilt Sew-In on Thursday, March 13 in the Tel Hai Chapel. No sewing experience was required of the volunteers; light refreshments were served. The bitter cold outside was countered by the warm hearts of the 54 volunteers participating. Representatives from all neighborhoods on the Tel Hai campus were represented: Maple Knoll, Cedar Ridge and Woods Edge cottagers worked side-by-side with apartment...

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    Paranormal activity investigated at Durango’s Saloon, Boyertown

    The quest for Boyertown’s haunted history continued recently.

    By Hilda Hynes For 21st Century Media |

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    Girl Scout News: Pinkalicious Good Time, Great Lessons

    Fleetwood Girl Scout Daisy Troop 1793 recently attended the Pinkalicious The Musical after reading several of the books at their meetings. The Pinkalicious books have great lessons in each story. The girls earned a Pinkalicious Patch (which is on the front of their boxes) for the Girl Scout uniform and received an oversized Pink Cupcake (just like in the book and musical) so they could share it with their moms after their outing. It was a great Mother and Daughter day out!

    By Linda Yuengel Girl Scout Service Unit Manager |

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    Girl Scouts send cookies to troops

    There’s nothing that quite compares to food which brings back memories of home.

    Girl Scouts of Eastern PA |

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    April intern of the month

    Jonathan Ebert, a senior at Twin Valley High School, has been named April’s Intern of the Month. Ebert interns at B.J. Baldwin Electric, Inc., in Narvon where he is being taught the key components of engineering. B.J. Baldwin Electric, Inc. is a complete multi-faceted electrical and mechanical contracting firm. They are dedicated to providing professional and cost effective services, while achieving the goal of quality workmanship at the same time.

    By Christina Coyle |

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    Big Shot: National Penn promotes Mark Hornberger, Shillington

    National Penn Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: NPBC) announced that Mark A. Hornberger, team leader and relationship manager, was promoted to senior vice president in its Central Region Commercial Lending group. He reports to Bruce Smith, executive vice president and Central Region president.

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    John R. Nester has joined Marathon Capital Advisors as a Merger and Acquisition Advisor

    John R. Nester has joined Marathon Capital Advisors as a Merger and Acquisition Advisor. Mr. Nester is a former Partner of Unlimited Screen Printing which operated in Birdsboro, Pa. for the past 21 years prior to the company being sold. Prior to that had held various positions at National Penn Bank for seven years.

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    Boyertown Junior Women’s Club holds ‘Once Upon a Prom’ dress drive event

    Most little girls have spent a lot of time day dreaming of special days that will come as they grow older. Their first father daughter dance, their sweet sixteen birthday, their wedding day and of course prom. For many of those little girls the one thing that must be perfect is the dress.

    By Hilda Hynes For 21st Century Media |

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    Blandon authors take control of their book’s ending

    Pursuing a dream to write a book can be as easy as blogging for some people and a long, thoughtful process for others, but whether or not it was easy or difficult, once you start looking at publication, you can find yourself in a jungle of hidden agents and painful rejection letters. Two authors from Blandon found themselves stuck in that jungle, but they found a way out. They decided to take full control as self-published authors.

    By Roxanne Richardson |

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    Second Diner Day brings back memories

    BOYERTOWN — The line of people waiting to get inside Fegley’s Diner for pie and coffee on Saturday morning was lengthy.

    By Caroline Sweeney casweeney@pottsmerc.com |

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