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Liberty Bell to fund turn lane improvements in Union

By Denise Larive 21st Century Media |

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  • Social groups and organizations

    Hamburg Rotary Club hears from Lori Borkey of Embroidery Creations LLC

    Lori Borkey from Embroidery Creations LLC spoke and showed samples of her work. Beth Heckart was the program chairperson at the Hamburg Rotary Meeting on Nov. 20.

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  • Social groups and organizations

    Frystown Lions welcome Lions 14P District Governor, hear about Project Hope

    Frystown Lions and spouses welcomed Lions 14P District Governor David Sampson, right, and multiple zone chair David Hunsberger at the club’s last meeting. DG Sampson brought greetings form International Lions president Joe Preston and spoke about IP Preston’s theme for the year, Strengthen the Pride. He addressed the need to involve younger men and women in Lionism, the world’s largest service group. His own District Governor’s project is Beacon Lodge in Mount...

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  • General news

    Artist Michael Albert enlightens young artists with modern pop art

    Michael Albert, an artist best known for his work of cerealism visited Hamburg Area School District buildings during the week of Nov. 7 to enlighten the young artists of his background and his original form of modern pop art, cerealism.

    By Shannon Kemp and Cassidy Cordwell Sophomores, Hamburg Area High School |

  • Thanksgiving

    Shartlesville Lions Club holds annual free Thanksgiving dinner

    It’s a Shartlesville Lions Club tradition to prepare a free Thanksgiving dinner for the seniors citizens of the township each year. This year the Lions served a traditional holiday meal, complete with choice of chocolate or vanilla cake to approximately 115 Seniors. Compliments flowed and prizes were awarded, courtesy of community help, as well as the talent, time and treasure of individual Lions and other volunteers.

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  • Thanksgiving

    Penn Bernville Elementary third graders in Mr. Luckenbill’s class answer what they are thankful for

    What are Penn Bernville Elementary third graders in Mr. Luckenbill’s class thankful for this year? Here are their responses.

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  • Thanksgiving

    Tilden Elementary Center fourth graders in Mrs. Fuhrmann’s class answer what they are thankful for

    What are Tilden Elementary Center fourth graders in Mrs. Fuhrmann’s class thankful for this year? Here are their responses.

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  • General news

    Berks County veteran’s suggestion becomes law, new specialty license plates available for veterans

    When Joe Soga approached Senator David G. Argall (R-29) at a Berks Patriots event in September of 2013 with an idea to create a new specialty license plate for veterans with distinguished service, he never imagined he’d sit next to the governor when the proposal was signed into law.

    By Jon Hopcraft Office of State Senator David G. Argall |

  • Features/People

    John’s Supply hosts Honey Brook holiday food drive Dec. 6

    For the fourth year, John’s Supply and Rental owners, John and Dorothy Seldomridge, and their family are hosting a holiday food drive at the Honey Brook Food Pantry, located at Door 8 of the Good Food Distribution Center, on Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

    By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Big Shot: Bill McClarin

    With Thanksgiving only days away, many people pause to contemplate why they are thankful. They may show their thanks during church, in an assignment written for school or in the form of a prayer at the Thanksgiving dinner table. There is no wrong answer. Whether one is thankful for a personal Savior, your health, your children, your spouse or a myriad of other people/things, they are all good reasons to be thankful.

    By Jeff Hall Columnist |

  • Fitness/Outdoors

    Elverson Fitness Club hosts Burn the Bird on Black Friday

    Elverson Fitness Club hosts “Burn the Bird” on Black Friday.

    Elverson Fitness Club |

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