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Boyertown student shares experience as volunteer firefighter

By T.J. Grant Cub staff writer|

Three women celebrate 100th birthdays at Honey Brook retirement community

Three women at Heatherwood Retirement Community in Honey Brook celebrated their 100th birthdays. ...

By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|


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    Strausstown Legacy Lions honored

    At meeting number 3,147 of the Strausstown Lions Club, the club greeted Lions District 14-P District Governor Gus Meyer III. He lauded the club for its many good works and Lions for their years of service. Among the honorees are Herb Gebely, 28 years; Scott Sechler, 36 years; and Kerry Wenrich, 40 years; Todd Moyer, 38 years; George Brown, 42 years; and Dennis Dietrich, 36 years; A. Joseph Antanavage, 33 years; Robert Behm, 36 years; Richard Freed, 43 years; Russell Hartman, Jr., 34 years;...

    By Adele Argot Lions Club|

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    Salem EC, Wyndcliffe House residents share Thanksgiving meal

    Residents of Wyndcliffe House Apartments in Hamburg enjoyed an early Thanksgiving meal on Saturday, Nov. 12. Members of Salem EC Church, Lenhartsville, loaded up roasters full of turkey, stuffing and gravy and bowls of cranberry sauce to share in a communal meal.

    By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

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    On the Record with Carol: Every day is Veterans Day for Ivan

    Every day is Veterans Day for Ivan Stoltzfus of Honey Brook, who left Oct. 15 on his cross-country tractor ride Across America for Wounded Heroes 2016. His goal is to raise $1 million for veterans, especially those diagnosed with PTSD.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

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    Daniel Boone High School students present ‘The Spirit of Life’

    Daniel Boone High School students recently took part in a heavy-hearted performance of “The Spirit Of Life.”

    Rebecca Blanchard

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    Celebrating Veterans Day with 102-Year-Old WWII Veteran

    Reading >> Veterans Day is a day to honor military veterans and all they have done for our country. It’s a time to show respect for heroes who served in the United States Armed Forces and fought for our freedom. Manor at Market Square is proud to be home to one of these heroes, who served in the Army for almost four years during WWII.

    Manor at Market Square|

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    Poetry reading held at Walnut Woods

    Jennifer Hetrick of Boyertown has launched a three-year poetry project focusing on manufacturing history in Berks County.

    Digital First Media staff|

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    Boyertown High alum transitions to life as artist with new record deal

    Having coffee is usually taken as a casual activity, but for Josh Hish, an invitation for coffee from the Silverado Records CEO meant everything was going to change.

    By Harrison Otto|

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    Photos: Daniel Boone Optimist Club holds Halloween Parade

    The Daniel Boone Optimist Club of Douglassville held its annual Halloween Parade on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The Daniel Boone High School Marching Band, local fire companies and other organizations participated as a part of this event. Local police officials provided assistance with traffic flow and street closures.


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