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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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  • Lifestyle

    Chestnut Knoll At Home to hold Resource, Education and Support Series for caregivers

    Are you caring for a senior loved one? Let’s talk about it! Chestnut Knoll At Home, Gilbertsville, is pleased to invite the public to a Caregiver Resource Group, on Wednesday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m., at the Home Care Office, located at 1041 E. Philadelphia Ave., Gilbertsville.

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  • General news

    Swift Technique and Historic State Theatre of Boyertown to present benefit concert for 6-year-old with CF

    Lucas Paxson of Gilbertsville is very much a normal 6-year-old. His mother, Annette, describes him as a ‘sports fanatic’. He plays soccer and tee-ball, does karate, bikes, rollerblades and skateboards. He enjoys ice hockey, football and lacrosse as well. He plays the drums and leads a healthy lifestyle, but twice a day must use a chest PT machine, an exercise his mother describes as being “like brushing his teeth” for him.

    By Steven Stolley For 21st Century Media |

  • Food and drink

    A Slice of Life: The Lore of the Cherries…

    While the debate rages on whether or not six year old George Washington actually cut down his father’s cherry tree with an ax, what’s indisputable is that American’s are fascinated with cherries. Not only do we celebrate the arrival of the cherry tree blossoms each year with a national festival, Americans consume over a pound of cherries per person, per year.

    By Felicia Fisher Black Buggy Baking Company |

  • Features/People

    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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  • Lifestyle

    Hay Creek Watershed Association holds fundraiser for Birdsboro bridge

    POTTSTOWN — The Hay Creek Watershed Association is holding a fundraising event at the Sly Fox Tasting Room on Thursday, July 10.

    By Mercury staff |

  • Lifestyle

    Sawmill Operation Days at the Daniel Boone Homestead this summer

    By BerksMontNews Staff This summer there’s a chance to see the Bertolet Sawmill in action at Daniel Boone Homestead. Demonstrations continue July 16, 23, and 30 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. This is one of only a few water powered, vertical-blade sawmills in the United States. It was originally built in Oley Township by Daniel Bertolet in the late eighteenth century. It was moved to the homestead in 1972. Demonstrations last about a half hour and are subject to staff availability.

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  • Green lifestyle

    Berks County goes green with first Berks Sustainability Festival July 19

    The host of the Reading Pretzel Festival is bringing the first ever sustainability festival to the residents of Berks County with water bottles, bikes, fresh farm food, drinks and local musical performances.

    Emily Thiel
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  • Lifestyle

    Painting Workshop at Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, PA’s ReStore Montco

    ReStore Montco of Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County (Norristown) is hosting a hands on painting workshop on Thursday, Aug. 7 at 11:30 a.m. and Saturday, Aug. 16 at 11:30 a.m.

    From ReStore Montco Development |

  • Features/People

    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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  • Features/People

    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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