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Camp Cadet Troop L shows youth ‘human aspects’ of law enforcement

By Rebecca Blanchard|

Hamburg couple questions sidewalk requirements

Hamburg Borough Council amended Part 8 of the Property Transfer Use and Occupancy Certificate ordinance on Aug. 22 which establishes rules and regulations upon the transfer of a property in the Borough of Hamburg. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|

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    El-Mor Chevrolet Inc. forges season-long partnership to aid Twin Valley Soccer Club

    In the spirit of community collaboration and teamwork taught through youth sports, El-Mor Chevrolet Inc. is supporting Twin Valley Soccer Club through the Chevrolet Youth Soccer Program. This sponsorship will include both monetary and equipment donations during the 2016 youth soccer season.

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    Marian and Friends performs at Kutztown Summer Reading finale

    Kutztown native Marian Gehman of Marian and Friends entertained children during the Kutztown Community Library Summer Reading Program finale on Aug. 18.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • Features/People

    Girl Scouts of Eastern PA win National S’mores Day Competition

    On Wednesday, Aug. 10, a team of ten scouts from Girl Scouts of Eastern PA (GSEP) participated in the second annual National S’mores Day competition hosted by the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay. The GSEP team tested their culinary skills against the Chesapeake Bay, Central Maryland and Nation’s Capital Girl Scout Councils. GSEP’s team finished first in the competition, earning the title of “Sensational S’mores Making Scouts!”

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  • News

    One reported dead in Oley Township

    State police are currently investigating a homicide situation in Oley Township. One man is reported dead and his father has been taken to the hospital.

    Digital First Media staff |

  • Sports

    Pa Prep Live 2016 High School Football Preview now live

    At Pa Prep Live, we embarked on a mission to gather quality content on all 93 teams in District 1 and the Catholic League.

    Digital First Media Staff |

  • News

    Rainy Valley Blues Fest at Kuztown Park

    The sounds of the Blues filled Kutztown Park on Sunday, Aug. 21. Blues bands continued to play even while heavy rainfall poured down from the heavens. Many Blues fans came prepared with umbrellas. Peter and Natalie Saul came to the Blues Festival prepared for the rain with a canopy tent.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • News

    Topton speed skater Gavin Geiger brings home medals, trophy from USA Roller Sports nationals

    Gavin Geiger displays his medals and trophy he won during the USA Roller Sports national indoor speed skating competition held this summer in Lincoln, Nebraska. He placed third in the 300 meter and 400 meter races and fourth in the 200 meter race in the primary boys age group (6 and 7 year olds). He won a third place trophy for his overall achievement. Gavin skates for ‘Ohana Racing that practices at Skateaway in Whitehall. He is the son of Renee and Phil Geiger of Topton.

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  • News

    Band Camp unites marching band on and off field

    Hamburg High School Marching Band’s season began Aug. 15 with Band Camp, a time for the band to learn the music, marching drills, and field show formations.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • News

    Hamburg High School upgrades school TV studio with new green screen

    Hamburg High School upgraded its TV studio, featuring a new green screen.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • News

    PHOTOS: Boyertown’s Dog Days of August hit downtown

    The community was invited to come out into the streets of downtown Boyertown on Saturday, Aug. 20, as a part of Building a Better Boyertown’s Dog Days of August. Activities included live music, doggie pools, free nail clipping, food vendors, and doggie pretzels.

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