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1st Educational Showcase Day spotlights technology in Brandywine Heights classrooms

By Lisa Mitchell|

Mayors, execs face off in baker challenge; Benefit Auction raises $38,182 for Friend

The 27th annual Benefit Auction’s new Executive Baker Challenge alone raised $15,000 for Friend Inc. Community Services in Kutztown. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|

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    PERSON TO PERSON - IMPACT: Looking for a ray of sunshine

    I suspect that each of us has had a cloud hanging over our head at one time or another. The cloud may have been caused by a present a young child really wanted but did not receive. As we reach senior high school, that cloud may be a big test we don’t feel we are ready for or a rejection notice from the college we applied to. Later on in life, the cloud may be because of a death of a family member or a close friend. As we reach the later point of our lives, we may be confronted with...

    By Jeff Hall Columnist |

  • News

    Boyertown student question featured in First Lady’s discussion panel

    Boyertown Senior High School students recently took part in a unique opportunity

    Rebecca Blanchard
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  • Entertainment

    Joanna Furnace to offer more themes of interest at 3rd Saturday event

    The Third Saturday Morning at Joanna Furnace for the month of May will feature more themes of interest for the entire family. This month the range of engaging activities ranges from the Iron Master’s Breakfast Buffet, to tours of the Historic Complex, to interpretations of iron production, to garbed interpreters and tour guides bringing the 225 year old iron making community to life, to the exciting Hay Creek Flea Market and the annual May Plant Sale.

    Joanna Furnace |

  • News

    GSK Science in the Summer™ offers free local Genetics classes

    Registration is now open for Chester County students entering second through sixth grade who want to attend GSK Science in the Summer™, a free enrichment program celebrating 30 years of bring fun, hands-on science learning to more than 150,000 elementary students.

    The Franklin Institute |

  • Entertainment

    Honey Brook Library’s 1st Annual Beef & Brew a huge success

    More than 140 people attended the Honey Brook Community Library’s first Beef & Brew event on Friday, April 22, at Honey Brook Lions Club. Locals enjoyed a meal of “all you can eat” hot beef sandwiches, coleslaw, pasta salad, Herr’s snacks, home baked desserts and draft beer. Everyone in attendance enjoyed listening and dancing to classic rock favorites from 7 p.m. to midnight by local band, Voodoo Cadillac. Area businesses contributed items to raffle off, and...

    Honey Brook Community Library |

  • News

    Area residents will fight to end cancer at annual Relay for Life

    On Saturday, May 14, more than 200 Elverson, Morgantown and Honey Brook area residents will join together at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Twin Valley to help save more lives from cancer. The event will take place from 1 p.m. to 9 a.m. Sunday morning at the Twin Valley High School.

    Relay for Life of Twin Valley |

  • Lifestyle

    Tri County Community Calendar May 10

    Event Submissions: send to ldillon@berksmontnews.com week prior to publication. Note Tri County Record calendar in e-mail subject.

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  • News

    First Niagara donates $50,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Chester County

    First Niagara recently presented a $50,000 grant to Habitat for Humanity of Chester County. This is the fifth payment of a $600,000 six year commitment under Pennsylvania’s Neighborhood Partnership Tax Credit Program (NPP). The grant provides sustainable, long-term funding for the ongoing development of Cambria Homes/Community Lane in Coatesville. Using funds from First Niagara, Habitat volunteers have completed 19 homes and housed 67 people, with three more homes scheduled for...

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  • Columns

    Financial Column - Fixed annuities: A solid choice for retirement income

    For years, Americans have looked to the stock market to help meet their long-term retirement needs. Unfortunately for those near or in retirement, market gyrations can wreak short-term havoc with even the best designed pension funds, 401(K) plans and individual retirement accounts. For investors in need of retirement income stability, now may be a great time to consider the benefits of fixed annuity, including the retirement income stream it can provide.

    By John Lauer Thrivent Financial |

  • Entertainment

    Conestoga Christian to present ‘You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown’ May 19-21

    On May 19-21, Conestoga Christian School will be presenting “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” written by Clark Gesner.

    Conestoga Christian School |

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