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Boyertown Area Fire & Rescue report to early morning structure fire

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Mind Your Body: A Perfect Time for Turning Inward

Winter has arrived and the nights have grown longer. Along with increased darkness, there is more quietude. As we look around us, we see bare branches. Many plants have gone dormant, there are fewer birds about, and numerous animals hibernate or go in...

By Dorian Abel Columnist |

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  • Events

    Hamburg area calendar of events

    Recurring Centerport Lions Club: Jamming Sessions will be held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Music starts at 5:30 p.m. All musicians welcome.

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  • Religion

    Hamburg area church calendar

    Salem-Berne United Methodist Church

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  • Arts and entertainment

    Brinton Lodge hosts first Holiday Bizarre Bazaar

    Historic Brinton Lodge hosted their first annual Holiday Bizarre Bazaar which featured local vendors and artists who specialize in unique, handmade, weird, vintage, sexy, esoteric, eco-friendly, and fun crafts, goods, and services. In addition to over 25 vendors, there live entertainment kept the crowd watching as performers took it to the extreme, hammering nails up their noses and putting screwdrivers down their throats.

    By Berks-Mont staff |

  • General news

    Hollywood fairy tale for Fleetwood girl, 8, in Big Apple

    Rodeo Marie Hanson, an 8-year-old girl from the Fleetwood area, got up close and personal with Hollywood’s A-List, at The World Premiere of Disney’s “Into The Woods.”

    By David Daniels Columnist |

  • General news

    Mind Your Body: A Perfect Time for Turning Inward

    Winter has arrived and the nights have grown longer. Along with increased darkness, there is more quietude. As we look around us, we see bare branches. Many plants have gone dormant, there are fewer birds about, and numerous animals hibernate or go into “light hibernation.” During winter we may sense stillness in nature: just think of a time when you have seen a fresh snowfall and felt a hush in the world.

    By Dorian Abel Columnist |

  • Features/People

    Kutztown University Commencement a special day for stroke victim

    This time last year, things were going well for Jennifer Sommers of Stroudsburg, Pa. As a special education pre-K - 8 and elementary education pre-K - 4 major at Kutztown University, she saw the light at the end of the tunnel and looked forward to graduating in the spring alongside her twin brother, Tim Sommers. With her finals completed, she settled in for a normal, relaxing winter break.

    Kutztown University |

  • General news

    Miller-Keystone Blood Center Launching New Online Donor Screening Application

    Miller-Keystone Blood Center (MKBC) is pleased to announce the launch of iScreen, a secure, private way for donors to complete their donor history questionnaire. Starting on Tuesday, Jan. 6, iScreen will be used by donors to answer these questions in a private setting at a blood drive or donation center or online on the day of donation, prior to their arrival.

    Miller-Keystone Blood Center |

  • Opinion

    Reel Experiences with Robert Humanick: Intense musical-thriller ‘Whiplash’ earns its title

    For all intents and purposes, “Whiplash” is a monster movie -- it doesn’t exactly take place in reality. Concerning an ambitious young man at a renowned music college under the tutelage of a conductor whose technical excellence is outweighed only by his ruthlessness in weeding out imperfections in his students, this is a film that approaches musicianship much like “Gravity” approached space travel. The finer points, be they the laws of physics or the kind...

    By Robert Humanick Columnist |

  • Columns

    The Historian: Log Houses in the New Hanover area

    When we think of early houses in the region, the images that usually come to mind are the large, stone farm houses and the associated bank barns.

    By Robert Wood Columnist |

  • General news

    Leader honored for 50 years of Scouting

    John Mehltretter was not expecting a room full of Boy Scout leaders and members, family and friends yelling “Surprise!” when he walked into the weekly Troop 101 meeting at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kutztown on Tuesday.

    By Emily Leayman For 21st Century Media |

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