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A Look Back in History: Green energy long used by Old Order Mennonites in Kutztown

By Richard L.T. Orth Columnist|

Photos: Boyertown holds 14th annual Unity Walk

The 14th Annual Boyertown Area Unity Walk took place during the Turning Leaf Fall Festival at Boyertown Community Park on Saturday, Oct. 14. The walk begins at the park and loops through town for about a one-mile round trip. ...



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    STEAMworks at Kutztown University Invites Community to Sunday Fundays

    Pumpkin Carving Oct. 22, and Fright Night Oct. 29 are next chances for Kutztonians to enjoy the KU library’s open-access makerspace.

    By Bruce Jensen STEAMworks at Kutztown University|

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    Fleetwood girl, 11: ‘I ran in mud through the Zombie Apocalypse’

    Did you ever want to experience the Zombie apocalypse? I had an opportunity to experience it first hand at The Zombie Mud Run at Shocktoberfest, in Sinking Spring on Saturday Oct. 14.

    By Rodeo Marie Hanson Columnist|

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    St. Paul’s UCC, Kutztown, dedicates Sharadin mural

    St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 47 South Whiteoak St., Kutztown, celebrated dedication Sunday on Oct. 8, dedicating improvements made over the past few years and gifts made by members of the congregation. Among those items dedicated is a newly restored mural “Let the Children come To Me” created more than 60 years ago by the late Henry W. Sharadin.

    By Jacqueline Garcia St. Paul’s UCC|

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    Hawk Pride on Parade: Fire truck parade spotlights Hamburg area athletes

    Almost 200 student athletes perched on fire trucks and paraded through Hamburg streets on Thursday, October 12. The parade is an annual tradition for the town during the week of Hamburg Area School District’s Homecoming festivities.

    By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

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    Friends of Kaercher Creek hosts Make a Difference Dav event Oct. 28

    Non-profit organization Friends of Kaercher Creek will host a Make A Difference Day event on Oct. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to cut grass, clear paths and clean up at Kaercher Creek.

    Lisa Mitchell

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    KCP hosts Safe, Clean & Green volunteer open house Sunday, Oct. 22

    Kutztown Community Partnership’s Safe Clean and Green program will hold it’s first annual Safe, Clean & Green volunteer open house on Sunday, Oct. 22, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the back yard at the KCP office’s 306 West Main Street. Volunteers are invited to enjoy light refreshments with other volunteers while meeting new community members looking to get involved in making Kutztown a better place to live, work, and play.

    By Arabel Elliott KCP|

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    Village Library Fall Book Sale had them lining up at the door

    People lined up at the door for Village Library’s annual Fall Book Sale in Morgantown Oct. 12 to 14.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media |

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    Kutztown School Board votes to replace aged boiler at KES

    Kutztown Area School Board discussed and decided on the best course of action to take regarding one of the two boilers that are running in Kutztown Elementary School during the Oct. 16 school board meeting.

    By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|

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    Village Library hosts Ivan Stoltzfus book signing on Veterans Day

    Village Library in Morgantown hosts a book signing event on Veterans Day by Honey Brook author and auctioneer C. Ivan Stoltzfus whose book is about his journey across America from sea to shining sea.

    From Village Library|

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    Americans 4 Heroes, Morgantown, sponsors showing of PTSD awareness film

    Americans 4 Heroes of Morgantown is sponsoring the screening of the post-traumatic stress disorder awareness film “Thank You for Your Service” on Nov. 8.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

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