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Village Library Fall Book Sale had them lining up at the door

By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media |

Village Library hosts Ivan Stoltzfus book signing on Veterans Day

Village Library in Morgantown hosts a book signing event on Veterans Day by Honey Brook author and auctioneer C. Ivan Stoltzfus whose book is about his journey across America from sea to shining sea. ...

From Village Library|


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    STEAMworks at Kutztown University Invites Community to Sunday Fundays

    Pumpkin Carving Oct. 22, and Fright Night Oct. 29 are next chances for Kutztonians to enjoy the KU library’s open-access makerspace.

    By Bruce Jensen STEAMworks at Kutztown University|

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    Fleetwood girl, 11: ‘I ran in mud through the Zombie Apocalypse’

    Did you ever want to experience the Zombie apocalypse? I had an opportunity to experience it first hand at The Zombie Mud Run at Shocktoberfest, in Sinking Spring on Saturday Oct. 14.

    By Rodeo Marie Hanson Columnist|

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    St. Paul’s UCC, Kutztown, dedicates Sharadin mural

    St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 47 South Whiteoak St., Kutztown, celebrated dedication Sunday on Oct. 8, dedicating improvements made over the past few years and gifts made by members of the congregation. Among those items dedicated is a newly restored mural “Let the Children come To Me” created more than 60 years ago by the late Henry W. Sharadin.

    By Jacqueline Garcia St. Paul’s UCC|

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    Hawk Pride on Parade: Fire truck parade spotlights Hamburg area athletes

    Almost 200 student athletes perched on fire trucks and paraded through Hamburg streets on Thursday, October 12. The parade is an annual tradition for the town during the week of Hamburg Area School District’s Homecoming festivities.

    By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

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    Friends of Kaercher Creek hosts Make a Difference Dav event Oct. 28

    Non-profit organization Friends of Kaercher Creek will host a Make A Difference Day event on Oct. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to cut grass, clear paths and clean up at Kaercher Creek.

    Lisa Mitchell

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    KCP hosts Safe, Clean & Green volunteer open house Sunday, Oct. 22

    Kutztown Community Partnership’s Safe Clean and Green program will hold it’s first annual Safe, Clean & Green volunteer open house on Sunday, Oct. 22, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the back yard at the KCP office’s 306 West Main Street. Volunteers are invited to enjoy light refreshments with other volunteers while meeting new community members looking to get involved in making Kutztown a better place to live, work, and play.

    By Arabel Elliott KCP|

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    Kutztown School Board votes to replace aged boiler at KES

    Kutztown Area School Board discussed and decided on the best course of action to take regarding one of the two boilers that are running in Kutztown Elementary School during the Oct. 16 school board meeting.

    By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|

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    Hamburg Marching Band performs at Phantoms game

    Hamburg Area High School Marching Band had a busy weekend, Oct. 13 and 14.

    Lisa Mitchell

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    Hamburg firefighters demonstrate accident scene for Tilden Elementary students

    Firefighters from Union Fire Company of Hamburg recently showed children at Tilden Elementary Center equipment and what they would do in the event of a car accident as part of October’s Fire Prevention Week. Students saw first-hand a demonstration, and they were also able to go inside a fire truck. Additionally, members of the company held an informational session in the auditorium. Teachers and staff at the school conducted a fundraiser and presented the fire company with a...

    From Tilden Elementary Center|

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    Michael Chaffier achieves Eagle Scout honor

    Michael Chaffier, with ties to Hamburg area, was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor Ceremony at the New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hellertown.

    From Tracy Chaffier|

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