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Chestnut Knoll At Home caregivers receive ‘Caregiver of the Year’ Award

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Declaration of Independence to be read at Hopewell Furnace on Fourth of July

UNION TWP. — To celebrate Independence Day, the National Park Service invites the public to attend an inspirational reading of the Declaration of Independence accompanied with music and traditional patriotic songs. The program will be staged on the po...

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  • Features/People

    Craig Thatcher Band to present free concert at Musikfest’s Main Stage

    BETHLEHEM ­— Just when it seemed dark — as in the first dark night ever at Musikfest’s main stage — local blues icons The Craig Thatcher Band and Musikfest partner Coordinated Health have come together to shine the spotlight on the elements that make Musikfest one of the most unique music events in the nation.

    By Musikfest staff |

  • Features/People

    Celebrating Celtic with Dollops of Irish Cheer at the Berks Celtic Oyster Fest

    “As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste… I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.”

    By Arundhati Das For 21st Century Media |

  • Lifestyle

    Birdsboro Community Center gets everyone together to Zumba

    Children and seniors joined together in rhythmic dance with a special Zumba day at the Birdsboro Community Center Wednesday, July 16.

    Emily Thiel
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  • Neighborhood News

    New Rotary Club officers installed

    The Boyertown Rotary recently installed the 2014-2015 officers.

    By Hilda Hynes For Boyertown Rotary Club |

  • Features/People

    Tribute for Rep. Hennessey held at Tel Hai, Honey Brook Township

    Honey Brook Twp.—On Monday, July 21 State Rep. Tim Hennessey of the 26th Legislative District was honored for his long service and advocacy of issues important to older Pennsylvanians.

    From Tel Hai |

  • Pets

    The Westy goes to the dogs during ‘Dog Days of Summer’

    Those on their way to lunch at The Westy Bar & Grill in Hamburg on Saturday, July 19, had the chance to spend some time with puppies before and after eating at the restaurant. The CatWorks Inc. held the Dog Days of Summer to help raise funds and find homes for the dogs and cats in their care.

    Shea Singley
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  • Lifestyle

    Boyertown Girl Scouts go galactic at Twilight Camp

    “Galaxy Quest” was the theme for this year’s Twilight Camp, sponsored by the Boyertown Service Unit of the Girl Scouts of Eastern PA. The camp was held at Calvary UCC on Route 100 in Barto.

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  • Features/People

    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.

    From Tel Hai |

  • Features/People

    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 |

  • Features/People

    Reinert Family Reunion

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