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By Shea Singley|


  • Events

    Science fable fuels curious minds at Morgantown Village Library

    Once upon a time, a “talking, thinking, fly-eating” frog and a “whining, petulant, beautiful-from-the-inside-out” princess told a tale of science and reasoning.

    By Arundhati Das For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Twin Valley Alumni Spotlight Moffett & Torres own Cafe 110, Morgantown

    In an effort to recognize and support Twin Valley alumni, the Twin Valley Community Education Foundation has created an “Alumni Spotlight” section which is featured in TVCEF’s monthly newsletters. The “Alumni Spotlight” highlights a different Twin Valley alum every month who is doing great things in their professional or personal life. If you would like to receive the “Alumni Spotlight” in your inbox, please visit and join our email list. If you know a Twin Valley alum who...

    From Twin Valley Community Education Foundation |

  • Columns

    A Look Back in History by Richard L.T. Orth: Fraktur among the Pennsylvania Dutch

    As devout a Christian people as the Quakers were, they did not express their religious belief as dynamic as the Pennsylvania Dutch/Germans, whose American Folk Art naturally spilled over from the Bible into all their furniture and household belongings. These Rhineland immigrants, who feared being crucified for their religious beliefs in Europe by rival Kings; upon stepping onto what we now know as America, beginning in 1683, were for the first time in their lives free to practice whichever...


  • General news

    Seniors Give Children Gift of Reading through book credit exchange program

    For the second consecutive year, the Lauer’s Park Elementary School in Reading, Pa., has used a bookstore credit given them by The Heritage of Green Hills, an active, 55+ independent living community in Shillington, Pa., to purchase dozens of books for the school library.


  • General news

    20 years later: The tornado that tore through Limerick

    LIMERICK — Twenty years have passed since a devastating tornado swept through Limerick, killing three people and injuring 25.

    By Stephen Harris |

  • General news

    Albright College welcomes alumna as AmeriCorps volunteer

    Albright College alumna Jasmine Clarke has returned to her alma mater to serve as an AmeriCorps volunteer to help expand the College’s educational partnership with neighboring 13th and Union Elementary School and to engage in community outreach through the Albright Early Learning Center.


  • Announcements

    Wilkes University student Kayla Hiryak of Gilbertsville receives First Place for ‘Phage Hunting’ research poster at Science Education Alliance Conference

    Wilkes University student Kayla Hiryak of Gilbertsville, Pa., received first place for a research poster that she presented at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Science Education Alliance Conference.


  • Announcements

    Caitlin Smith participates in Summer Scholars Program at Saint Joseph’s University

    While most college students have traded rigorous academic work for relaxing on the beach, Saratoga, Pa. resident Caitlin Smith will give up summer vacation to remain on campus at Saint Joseph’s University as a member of the Summer Scholars Program. Smith is one of 106 students who will engage in faculty-mentored research and creative projects at the University this summer.


  • Arts and entertainment

    Philadelphia Folksong Society and Historic State Theatre of Boyertown to present The Karmic Repair Company with special guests this Friday

    In cooperation with the Philadelphia Folksong Society, The Karmic Repair Company with special guests Bovine Social Club and Gregg Cagno will appear Friday, Aug. 1, at The State Theatre of Boyertown,


  • General news

    Exeter Township Police announce increased motorcycle enforcement

    Noting 38 percent of all FATAL crashes in Exeter Township involve a Motorcycle being driven aggressively; Township Police have been awarded funding to crack down on aggressively driven motorcycles. The grant which was provided by PennDOT through the North Central Highway Safety Network will provide funding for Township Police to concentrate efforts to ensure riders and their motorcycles meet the requirements of Pennsylvania’s laws.


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