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Young ballet student dances in honor of uncle

By Emily Thiel|

The jocund company of daffodils

Daffodil season lasts about a month, give or take. This is good, because daffodils have a way of mesmerizing gardeners. ...

By Adrian Higgins The Washington Post |

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    Tel Hai senior staff member honored

    Honey Brook Twp.—On June 18 the state-wide association of not-for-profit senior services providers, LeadingAge PA, presented their 2014 Professional Advancement Award to Sue Verdegem, Tel Hai’s Senior Executive Vice President of Finance & Administration. The annual conference and exposition was held at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey.

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    Kutztown Troop 101 Boy Scouts Earn 50-mile Award

    Seasoned members of Boy Scout Troop 101 of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Kutztown, recently spent 5 days and 4 nights on the Appalachian Trail to earn the 50-mile award.

    By John Mehltretter Committee Chairman Troop 101 |

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    Reinert Family Reunion

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    Girl Scout holds Robotics Camp for Children to receive Gold Award

    With a goal of earning her Gold Award, Girl Scout Lucy Horn, 17, Reading, hosted a two-week long robotics camp for students interested in learning how to build and operate robots at the Dunn Community Center, Exeter Township, recently.

    Emily Thiel
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    Ficco family shares their Summer Fun photos

    Ficco family from Honey Brook shared a few summer fun photos with Tri County Record.

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    Meet Your Sunny Crest Neighbor: Bryan Hilt

    I grew up in York, Pennsylvania and am 43 years old. Growing up I went to public school and graduated high school after high school I went to a sheltered workshop where I cut tar paper five days a week. Growing up my favorite things were playing with my cousins, going swimming, and going to Easter Seals which taught me how to walk and be able to stand on my own.

    From Sunny Crest Home, Morgantown |

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    Eagle Scout Project Dedication in Longswamp

    June 29, Pastor Dr. Kathy Brearley of Longswamp U.C.C. in Mertztown dedicated the Eagle Scout Project of Troop 575 Scout Jacob Moyer. Matthew Hensinger, Assistant Scoutmaster of Troop 575, was also on hand to explain the significance of the Eagle Scout Rank and Eagle Project. Jacob coordinated with Longswamp U.C.C. for the installation of an electric sign, and planned and completed the landscaping and brick wall planter that surrounds the sign. Jacob is entering his senior year at...

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    Pottstown parade brings spectators from near and far to celebrate Independence Day

    For many people in the Pottstown area, the Fourth of July parade is an annual ritual.

    By Caroline Sweeney casweeney@21st-century.com |

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    Project Schuylkill Outdoor Leadership Odyssey kayaks children down the Schuylkill

    Children from Bethany Children’s Home got drenched and muddy kayaking the Schuylkill River for an upclose and personal experience of a watershed right in our own backyard.

    Emily Thiel
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    Honey Brook Township Volunteer is a Friend of Bargain Hunters

    Honey Brook Twp.—Pat Richey and her husband, Tom, have enjoyed eleven years as cottage residents on the Tel Hai campus. Both have been active all their lives—frequently participating in what used to be known as “Elder Hostel” programs and as volunteers in Girl Scouting as well as at Tel Hai. This spring, Pat was recognized for her long service to Tel Hai’s Re-Sale Shop.

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