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    Snack stand burglarized, food items stolen in Amity

    Burglary report AMITY >> On April 29 at approximately 11:04 a.m., Amity Township Police responded to the Hill Road Recreation area for a report of a burglary of the snack stand. A member of the Daniel Boone Athletic Association stated that sometime between 3:33 p.m. on April 28 and 10:19 a.m. on April 29 the snack stand was broken into and approximately $110 worth of food items were taken, according to police. Police are asking anyone with any information that could...


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    New entrants trying to take down Action Track USA kingpins this season

    When Championship Energy Action Track USA, located in Kutztown, waves its first green flag of the season on May 13, some new faces will join familiar aces in the USAC All Pro SpeedSTR division.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media|

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    Saxton: Ever-popular Gunther Walsh back for 24th season at Grandview

    On any given Saturday night at Grandview Speedway, after the races are over, fans head to the pit area to take photos, collect autographs, talk to their favorites, get a close look at the race cars and on most Saturdays you will find a crowd gathered around Bobby Gunther Walsh. Despite the fact that he is not one of the top runners at the one-third-mile, banked clay oval he is very popular with the fans. In fact he may be one of the most popular.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media|

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    EAT & DRINK: Find out about wine club, Burger Month and Reading Terminal Market’s 125th year

    For Digital First Media King of Prussia’s restaurant scene keeps growing. This summer, look for Eddie V’s Prime Seafood, known for its food, drinks and live jazz.

    By Emily Ryan|

  • Cooking For Crowds: A volunteer’s guide to safe food handling

    Does your organization know the food safety risks that result from cooking large volumes of food? Even those who have been volunteering for years might not be aware of the additional safety risks that come with cooking large quantities of food. Cooking for Crowds covers topics such as how food becomes unsafe, preparation practices to keep food safe, and purchasing and storage of food and supplies.

    From Andy Hirneisen|

  • Tavern Night fundraiser at Daniel Boone Homestead

    The Friends of the Daniel Boone Homestead are holding a Tavern Night fundraiser at the Daniel Boone Homestead, 400 Daniel Boone Road, on May 12, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Local restaurants and wineries will present food and drink samples for your culinary delight. Music will be provided by the duo, County Line. Also, learn to play 18th-century tavern games! We will have several types of card and dice games that attendees can play. The event will be outdoors, under pavilions in the north...

    From Anne Goda|

  • Ribbon cutting ceremony for Humane Society’s new Spike’s Woods

    Humane Pennsylvania is excited to announce a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly developed Spike’s Woods: Dog Exercise and Socialization Yard. As a result of a successful Fund a Need campaign during our 2017 Art for Arf’s Sake Auction and in collaboration with Purina, we welcome community members to attend this celebratory occasion alongside state and local leaders.

    From Lindsay High|

  • Zerbe Retirement Community Personal Care residents give back

    When the activity director of Harvest View at Zerbe Retirement Community Becky Stief read an article asking for donations of “pillow case” dresses for mudslide ridden Sierra Leone, she knew our residents would be up to the challenge! This was a great opportunity for these wonderful ladies to help out girls half way around the world, some of which have to wear the same dress every day. Project participants included Fran Trego, Becky Stief, Mary Jane Schlouch, Helen...

    From Zerbe Retirement Community|

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    Conestoga Christian School presents ‘Into the Woods’

    Students at Conestoga Christian School (CCS) will perform the award-winning Broadway musical Into the Woods on Thursday and Friday, May 17 and 18, at 7 p.m. and on Saturday, May 19, at 2 p.m.

    From Conestoga Christian School|

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    Wyebrook Baptist announces Grand Prix winners

    A fun night at the Wyebrook Baptist Church gym 62 New Road Elverson as racers lined up their wooden vehicles and competed for trophies racing against one another down the aluminum track. Families attended and had a great evening together enjoying the race. Family members raced against family members and often times races were won by literally hundreds of a second. Yes, it was that intense. What a great night!


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