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Chestnut Knoll At Home caregivers receive ‘Caregiver of the Year’ Award

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Declaration of Independence to be read at Hopewell Furnace on Fourth of July

UNION TWP. — To celebrate Independence Day, the National Park Service invites the public to attend an inspirational reading of the Declaration of Independence accompanied with music and traditional patriotic songs. The program will be staged on the po...

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  • Lifestyle

    Calendar of Events for The Southern Berks News Aug. 20 edition

    Saturday, Aug. 23 CHICKEN BARBECUE

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  • General news

    Pottstown teacher authors children’s book

    What do you do if you have a young child who constantly wakes up in the night worried about noises that they hear? Well, if you are Pottstown High School teacher Marilyn Bainbridge, you use your writing skills and become the author of a child’s literature book entitled “What Was That Sound?”

    From Pottstown School District |

  • Features/People

    Big Shot: American Legion Commander of Post 537 Morgantown Awarded Commander of the Year

    On July 18th in Harrisburg, Roger Jacobs of Morgantown was awarded “Commander of the Year 2014”.

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  • Features/People

    Scholarship News

    Ronald McDonald House Charities /Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources scholarship recipient Tiffany Pershall, a senior at Twin Valley High School in Chester County, accepted a certificate of achievement from McDonald’s Owner/Operator Jonathan Chong at an awards celebration held on June 16 at the Hyatt at The Bellevue in Philadelphia.

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  • Features/People

    Honey Brook resident enjoys visits from Pet Therapy Dog Jax

    From AseraCare Hospice AseraCare Hospice volunteer Nicole Palmer, Sergeant, Lancaster State Police Barracks, hospice brings joy to others by sharing her two Therapy Dog International (TDI) dogs, Jax and Duke.

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  • Features/People

    Hamburg twirler celebrates successful season

    Emelia Adam, a soon-to-be sixth grader in the Hamburg Area School District and daughter of Jeff and Tamra Adam, is jumping for joy after a busy spring and summer of twirling! She has traveled to several competitions throughout this twirling season including Pennsylvania States, Miss Majorette of Pennsylvania and Miss Majorette of North Atlantic Region. At each of these competitions Emelia qualified for more competitions at Notre Dame University.

    By Tamra Adam Emelia’s mother |

  • Lifestyle

    Kutztown meditation sangha provides peace, tranquility, connection

    A Kutztown mother of four sons achieves her dream to start a meditation sangha and brings meditators peace, tranquility and connection with others.

    By Steven Stolley For 21st Century Media |

  • Lifestyle

    Grandchildren’s Day at The Center At Spring Street takes ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ theme

    The Center at Spring Street invited their members to bring their grandchildren and great grandchildren of all ages to spend the day at the Center on Monday, Aug. 4.

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  • Pets

    The Historian by Robert Wood: Old Inns and Taverns of Swamp, New Hanover, Part 2

    When William Penn stepped ashore in Philadelphia in 1682 the first thing he saw was a tavern, The Blue Anchor.

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  • Features/People

    Fleetwood Girl Scout Fun: Senior Troop teaches Daisy Troop crafts, games

    Fleetwood Girl Scout Senior Troop 11064 attended a Daisy troop meeting to teach the younger girls some crafts and games. The older girls brought in a real rabbit for Daisy Troop 1956 to pet and learn about. The younger girls decorated cookies and enjoyed them later for a snack at the end of the meeting. The Daisy girls were very thankful to the Seniors for all their work at planning such a fun evening.

    By Linda Yuengel Fleetwood Girl Scout Service Unit Manager |

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