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Morgantown flying clubs tour Lancaster Airport Tower

By Bruce Baer Fly Club member |


  • Lifestyle

    ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Frederick Living staff and residents accept

    Staff and residents of Frederick Mennonite Community in Frederick, Pa. participated in at ALS Ice Bucket Challenge the morning of Friday, Aug. 29.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • Features/People

    MCCC student Candace Benson of Pottstown is runner-up in BETs Sunday Best Competition

    Montgomery County Community College student Candace Benson of Pottstown is the runner-up on BETs Sunday Best gospel-based music competition with Geoffrey Golden of Cleveland, Ohio, taking the top spot.

    From Montgomery County Community College |

  • Features/People

    Hamburg native Vanessa Long reaches for her dreams in New York City

    In just three short months, Hamburg native Vanessa Long has worked on one off-Broadway show and one off-off-Broadway show as well as currently preparing for her next show which premieres Nov. 7 in New York City.

    Shea Singley

  • Opinion

    A Look Back in History: Colonial weathervanes of Oley Valley

    When the early Pennsylvania Germans purchased their farming tracts from William Penn, these proud immigrants built agrarian farmsteads that rivaled their European counterparts, which naturally caused these Americans to place artistic weathervanes atop fashionable farm homes and gigantic Swiss bank barns, once the prerogative of European nobility.

    By Richard H. Shaner Columnist |

  • Lifestyle

    What’s Cooking with Linda: Blueberry Coffee Cake

    ANY FLAVOR Coffee Cake! This coffee cake recipe was enjoyed at a recent recipe group as a Blueberry Coffee cake. It was moist and perfect! Feel free to substitute another fresh fruit in place of the blue berries.

    By Linda Yuengel Columnist |

  • Features/People

    Topton couple celebrates 65th anniversary

    Robert and Carol Schillinger, residents of The Lutheran Home at Topton, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a small family celebration at the senior living community. The couple were married Aug. 6, 1949, in Conyngham, when both were 19. High school sweethearts, they attended West Hazelton High School. Mrs. Schillinger is a graduate of McCann Business School, while Robert served his country in the Marines; he is a veteran of the Korean War. A marksman stationed at the...

    From The Lutheran Home at Topton |

  • Features/People

    Diakon Adoption & Foster Care staff member Melanie Rehrig receives Permanency Teamwork Recognition Award

    Topton >> Melanie Rehrig, who supervises the Family Finding and Older Child Matching Imitative efforts at the Topton office of Diakon Adoption & Foster Care, was one of three adoption professionals who recently received the Permanency Teamwork Recognition Award during the annual conference of the Statewide Adoption & Permanency Network.

    From Diakon Adoption & Foster Care |

  • Education

    Fleetwood School District’s 2014-15 goals: meeting core standards, ensuring school safety and security

    At their August meeting, the Board of Education approved the district’s goals for the 2014-2015 school year.

    By Dr. Paul Eaken Fleetwood Superintendent |

  • Features/People

    Harold “Freck” Miller reflects on his experience in his seventh decade of scouting

    In 1939, FDR was president, a loaf of bread was eight cents and televisions were the newest technology available. Also that year, Hamburg native Harold “Freck” Miller became the first in his family to join the scouts. “At that time,” Freck said, “you had to wait until you were nine to join the cubs and you had to be 12 to be a scout.”

    By Kolleen Long For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Blue Devils inspire students in Hamburg

    Hamburg Area School District hosted the Blue Devils, a drum and bugle corps part of Drum Corps International, from July 30 to Aug. 2. The 15-time World Champion marching unit rehearsed at the football stadium and even used the middle school as a hotel during their days here in Hamburg.

    Shea Singley

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