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Morgantown Coffee House celebrates opening with ribbon cutting

By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

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    100 years of Christmas to be showcased at Hopewell Furnace

    The National Park Service (NPS) invites the public to celebrate an “Iron Plantation Christmas” and to stroll through 100 years of American Christmas traditions at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. This free event will take place on Saturday, December 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature Christmas as celebrated from 1771-1883 at Hopewell Furnace.

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    Preparation, flexibility urged ahead of potential storm during holiday travel

    With weather forecasts calling for potential wintry mixes or accumulating snow on Wednesday, PennDOT is urging drivers to be prepared and change travel plans if necessary.

    From PennDOT |

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    New research from Albright faculty member suggests monkeys can understand their own actions

    New research from Albright College’s Justin Couchman, Ph.D., shows that rhesus monkeys appear to have a sense of self-agency, or the ability to understand that they caused something to happen. This finding sheds light on the evolution of self-recognition and self-awareness in humans.

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    The 30 Day Film Challenge captures Berks County

    If the making of movie magic is something that intrigues you, this is an opportunity you will not want to pass up.

    Emily Thiel
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  • Opinion

    Listen Up: Chasing the music 2014

    Chasing the music in 2014 has been quite an adventure. Some shows are boldly etched in the frozen glacier that is my mind, while others fade in and out like a warm summer breeze. During the Polar Votex’s last year, several venues provided us comfortable, warm places to listen. The Macungie Institute home of Listen Live Music, a very cool space, was built in an era when auditoriums were made for acoustics and the LLM folks use it to it’s potential with both open mics and...

    By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers |

  • Music

    WTIM: Music around town Nov. 26 edition

    By Tim Dietterick Circulation Manager, Berks-Mont Newspapers

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  • Opinion

    Small Beginnings: Are we the only folks ‘Giving Thanks’ today?

    Perhaps on this specific day, Americans around the world are the only people pausing to return thanks for their many blessings. But many other cultures have their own version of Thanksgiving and even if it is not directly related to our pilgrim feast, it’s interesting to find out that pausing to reflect and be grateful is a somewhat universal experience.

    By Lisa Schappell Columnist |

  • Opinion

    Welcome to my World: Of turkey, corn, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie

    In the United States, Thanksgiving Day is a family celebration of fellowship and the sharing of a festive meal. As with most festive occasions, particular foods are associated with these days. Thus, it is that the pleasant aromas of turkey, corn, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie permeate families’ homes on Thanksgiving Day.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

  • General news

    Koziar’s Christmas Village named one of North America’s Best Events for 2015

    The American Bus Association announced that Koziar’s Christmas Village in Bernville has been designated as one of the Top 100 Events in North American for 2015 by an experienced expert tourism industry selection committee. ABA’s 2015 Top 100 Events Selection Committee selected Koziar’s Christmas Village from hundreds of event nominations submitted by ABA members. Judges considered the event’s broad appeal, its accessibility to motorcoaches, skill at handling large...

    From Koziar’s Christmas Village |

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    ‘Adventures in the Land of Art’: Kutztown Middle Schoolers, KU art students offer art experience with senior citizens

    Kutztown Middle School and Kutztown University art students collaborated for “Adventures in the Land of Art,” offering an art experience with community senior citizens.

    By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

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