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


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...



  • Lifestyle

    Through My Kitchen Window: Avoid the school lunch slump

    Are you packing multiple lunches, or need a fast lunch for your preschooler or homeschooler? Here are a few quick and easy lunch ideas to keep you out of the school lunch slump.

    By Davina Weinhold For 21st Century Media |

  • Lifestyle

    How old do you think the earth is?

    Honey Brook Twp. >> Tel Hai’s Life Enrichment Committee will offer a two-session discussion of this fascinating and long-debated subject.

    From Tel Hai |

  • Lifestyle

    What’s Cooking with Linda: Blueberry Coffee Cake

    ANY FLAVOR Coffee Cake! This coffee cake recipe was enjoyed at a recent recipe group as a Blueberry Coffee cake. It was moist and perfect! Feel free to substitute another fresh fruit in place of the blue berries.

    By Linda Yuengel Columnist |

  • Features/People

    Topton couple celebrates 65th anniversary

    Robert and Carol Schillinger, residents of The Lutheran Home at Topton, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a small family celebration at the senior living community. The couple were married Aug. 6, 1949, in Conyngham, when both were 19. High school sweethearts, they attended West Hazelton High School. Mrs. Schillinger is a graduate of McCann Business School, while Robert served his country in the Marines; he is a veteran of the Korean War. A marksman stationed at the...

    From The Lutheran Home at Topton |

  • Features/People

    Diakon Adoption & Foster Care staff member Melanie Rehrig receives Permanency Teamwork Recognition Award

    Topton >> Melanie Rehrig, who supervises the Family Finding and Older Child Matching Imitative efforts at the Topton office of Diakon Adoption & Foster Care, was one of three adoption professionals who recently received the Permanency Teamwork Recognition Award during the annual conference of the Statewide Adoption & Permanency Network.

    From Diakon Adoption & Foster Care |

  • Features/People

    Harold “Freck” Miller reflects on his experience in his seventh decade of scouting

    In 1939, FDR was president, a loaf of bread was eight cents and televisions were the newest technology available. Also that year, Hamburg native Harold “Freck” Miller became the first in his family to join the scouts. “At that time,” Freck said, “you had to wait until you were nine to join the cubs and you had to be 12 to be a scout.”

    By Kolleen Long For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Dreibelbis Farm hosts PA German Farm Festival

    Virginville >> Time comes to a standstill where history chooses to leave its footprints.

    By Arundhati Das For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Kutztown Community Partnership takes the Ice Bucket Challenge: Mayor Green, Mamma’s Pizza, Kutztown Library help raise awareness, funds for ALS

    Kutztown Community Partnership took the Ice Bucket Challenge, eagerly and willingly.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Features/People

    Bat rehabilitator talks to Longswamp Boy Scout Pack 575

    The boy scouts of Longswamp Pack 575, Den 2, from Mertztown, received an education in bats on a recent Friday night.

    By Peggy Weller Longswamp Pack 575 |

  • Features/People

    German pen friend visits Kutztown

    Fleetwood alumna Heidi Schroeder has a German pen friend she has been writing to since the 6th grade, about 17 years.

    From Sheri Rice |

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