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Morgantown Vietnam veteran honored as hero with Purple Heart

By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

Photos: Bally Lions Club hosts Egg Hunt

Held Saturday April 15 at the park in Bally, 1000 plastic eggs filled with trinkets and gifts dotted the grassy area behind the pool. Kids not only ran to collect eggs, but also received a small bag of assorted candy. ...



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    Store owners take part in National Random Acts of Kindness Day, donate goods to Exeter Police

    Local residents and store owners Ben and Ellen Nonnemacher recently took part in National Random Acts of Kindness Day on Friday, Feb. 17, by donating goods to Exeter Township Police Department.

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    Weaver’s Orchard announces photo contest winners

    Weaver’s Orchard Farm Market has announced four winners of their seventh annual photo contest, a challenge that invited customers to submit photos of their experiences on the farm throughout the harvest season.

    From Weaver’s Orchard|

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    Boyertown student shares experience as volunteer firefighter

    Around 5 p.m. on a weeknight, high school junior David Reitnauer got one of his most first memorable calls.

    By T.J. Grant Cub staff writer|

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    Girl Scouts have fun at father-daughter dance

    The 28th annual Valentine Dance, sponsored by the Boyertown Service Unit of Girl Scouts of Eastern PA was held on Friday, Feb. 10 at New Hanover Methodist Church in Montgomery County. Girl Scouts and their father/significant male mentors danced, made bookmarks for local retirement communities and contributed canned goods for the Boyertown Salvation Army. More than 250 people attended the event.



    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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    Hundreds attend special ‘Night to Shine’ prom at Morningstar

    For the second year in a row, Morningstar Fellowship of Bechtelsville has joined hundreds of churches worldwide in hosting Night to Shine, a prom night for teens and adults with special needs.

    Rebecca Blanchard

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    Photos: St. Francis Academy learns about DNA

    Students in seventh and eighth grade at St. Francis Academy, Bally, learned about DNA in an experiment taught by Dr. Patterson and Ms. Miller. The students learned about DNA and how it replicates, and how base pairs need to match up. The students did an experiment on extracting DNA from strawberries.


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    Pilots give aviation workshop for teenage girls

    James Rouiller of Fly-Elite Flight School at Pottstown Municipal Airport on Glasgow Street in Pottstown, participated in an Introduction to Aviation workshop for 25 teenage girls on Saturday, Jan. 21 at Heritage Field in Limerick. The workshop was sponsored by the Eastern Pennsylvania chapter of the International Federation of Women Pilots (also known as “the Ninety-Nines), who also sponsor other aviation activities in the area. The teens were from Teenshop Inc, a program in...


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    Couple on North Reading Avenue selling their historic 19th century house

    Dave and Judy Larson have lived in their victorian townhouse on the corner of North Reading Avenue and Fifth Street for almost 28 years. However, soon they will be putting the house on the market for the first time in over a century.

    By Harrison Otto|

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    Pottstown-area native, KU alum Kyle Klaus on Showtime’s ‘Homeland’

    Pottstown-area native and Kutztown University alumni Kyle Klaus heads to the TAC Team for the Season 6 premiere of the award-winning Showtime thriller “Homeland,” airing on Sunday, Jan. 15.

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