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Blue Devils ready to rehearse in Hamburg

By Shea Singley|

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  • General news

    Newly opened Divots Bar and Grill to host deck party Aug. 1

    Regardless of the 30-minute rule, you can now take a swim between your meal and dessert at a newly opened restaurant located in the Flying Hills Village Center.

    Emily Thiel
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    Flamin’ Dick and the Hot Rods take to the Reading Fair stage

    Flamin’ Dick and the Hot Rods will take the stage at the Reading Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 7 and 9 p.m. The band, who started playing the Reading Fair in 2009, describe themselves as a ‘50s and ‘60s Rock-n-Roll Party Band. They play a variety of music spanning 1955 to 1968 – “The golden years of Rock-n-Roll,” as they put it. The classic songs played by Flamin’ Dick and the Hot Rods have the sound and feel of the artists they cover – artists...

    By Steven Stolley For 21st Century Media |

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    Caregivers find support

    The Kutztown Community Library hosts a caregiver support group sponsored by the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Their meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of every month.

    By Steven Stolley For 21st Century Media |

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    Reading Fair brings back the queen

    Fair-goers will see one longtime tradition resurrected for the celebration of the 160th year of the fair with The Reading Fair Queen Contest.

    Emily Thiel
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    St. Luke’s health care providers and administrators battle mud, water and fire in Spartan Race

    As health care providers, you work together with your team, apply your skills, put your best foot forward and approach each day ready to take on whatever situation comes your way. When a team of St. Luke’s employees recently got together to compete in the Spartan Race, they used this same approach.

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  • 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 www.tvcef.org 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...

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  • 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.

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    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 sharris@pottsmerc.com |

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