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Morgantown brothers, ages 14 and 15, convert bus into RV for home school project

By Zachary Starzmann Morgantown home schooled student|

Cone-y Island comes to St. Francis Academy

Dairy Day at St. Francis Academy on June 2, featured new and trendy looks for ice cream cones. ...

By Martha Gehringer For Digital First Media|


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    Church volunteers prepare and serve meal for Hope Rescue Mission

    On Thursday, March 16, a group of women were busy in the kitchen at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church preparing shepherd’s pie — one hundred servings worth — for the men at Hope Rescue Mission.

    Rebecca Blanchard

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    Skippack artist’s mural brightens children’s lives at Montgomery County Court Care

    NORRISTOWN >> A colorful, playful and inspirational mural with the theme “Keep Looking Up,” created by a Skippack artist, now greets children at Montgomery County Court Care, a licensed drop-in care center for families who have court business to attend.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Hamburg twirler wins four medals at Twirl Mania Gold Invitational

    Hamburg 8th grader Emelia Adam recently competed at Twirl Mania hosted in the ESPN Center in Disney World, Florida, brining home four medals.

    By Tammy Adam Hamburg|

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    Daniel Boone students celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday

    The halls of Amity Elementary Center were filled with some slightly taller students on March 6 as members of the Daniel Boone High School Future Business Leaders of America visited. Seven students visited classrooms bringing engaging stories and amusing activities as a continued celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday.

    Submitted by Wendy Sweet|

  • Features/People

    400 take part in Governor Mifflin Food Show

    “We’re trying to get them in, around the room, and they’re here to vote,” said Governor Mifflin School District Food Service Director Jenelle Himmelreich. “They’re here to vote on foods for next school year. They’re here to say ‘hey, I really like this – I think you should menu this.’”

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • Features/People

    Birthday party held for Boyertown centenarian

    “I hope everyone here can obtain the same age as I have,” said Charles Weller as he prepared to blow out his birthday candles. He has just turned 100 years old.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • Features/People

    Family fasnacht recipe brings generations together

    Exeter >> Fasnacht Day. For many, it’s a day of tradition … history … family … deliciousness.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • Features/People

    Building a Better Boyertown names Emily Jones Volunteer of the Year

    When Emily’s friends convinced her to help at the Oktoberfest four years ago, she was hesitant to come. Little did she know that that one experience would catapult her into a life of volunteering and service.

    By Harrison Otto|

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    Albert Boscov remembered during memorial service in Reading

    READING >> Giant illustrated props of Albert Boscov dressed as a superhero taking flight were displayed on stage inside Santander Arena Sunday. Those who knew the late retail giant said he truly was one in real life. His strength of character, level of compassion for others, dedication to his community and ability to make the impossible suddenly possible forged a legacy that won’t be soon be forgotten.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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