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FOLLOW LIVE: One day until Pope Francis’ arrival and the final day of the World Meeting of Families


Philly’s Papal gifts include book of children’s letters and bicycle

PHILADELPHIA >> What gift do you give Pope Francis? A bicycle, of course. ...

By Jarreau Freeman @JarreauFreeman on Twitter |


  • News

    Honey Brook hosts annual Harmony Day

    Honey Brook held its annual Harmony Day Sept. 19, featuring many types of vendors for all ages, including Origami Owl, Penn Medicine, and Blue Marsh Insurance, Honey Brook Food Pantry, Aj Blosenski’s Trash and Recycling Service, Hickory House, Heatherwood Retirement Community, Jen Bauer Fitness, and Chester County Dairy Promotion.

    By Gwen Bauer For Berks-Mont News |

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    First Harmony Day Bike Ride benefits Honey Brook Food Pantry

    About 30 riders took off for a 30-mile ride through historic Chester County on Sept. 19, to raise funds for the Honey Brook Food Pantry.

    By Carol Quaintance For Berks-Mont News |

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    Memorial bench dedicated to the late Norman R. Rhoads Sr. in Morgan Circle Park, Caernarvon Township, Berks

    A crowd of nearly 50 people, including township officials, friends and family of the late Norman R. Rhoads Sr., gathered Sunday, Sept. 20 in Morgan Circle Park near the Village Library in Morgantown to witness the dedication of a special bench and garden in memory of Rhoads who was also known fondly as “The Train Man.”

    By Carol Quaintance For Berks-Mont News |

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    Runners are hard to the core at 5K Mud Run at Weavers Orchard in Morgantown

    Area runners waded through mud and water at the 4th annual “hard to the core 5K Mud Run” at Weavers Orchard in Morgantown on Saturday Sept. 19. The race benefited local cancer patients through the organization OneRunTogether.

    By Andrew Warner Berks-Mont News |

  • Columnists

    On the Record with Carol: Growing up Country

    Sept. 15 my youngest grandson Joshua turned 10 years old. What a feeling to realize my baby was taking big steps now on his way to manhood.

    By Carol Quaintance For Berks-Mont News |

  • Lifestyle

    FOLLOW LIVE: World Meeting of Families and Pope Francis Prep

    It’s Day 3 of the World Meeting of Families and a day closer to Pope Francis hitting the region. We will be covering it like no other organization and you can join in by using #popedfm on Twitter. Look for stories, photos, videos and more from all over the area.


  • Food

    Bacon & eggs: 3 tasty recipes to start your day

    More than 200 dozen eggs and 120 pounds of bacon — that’s how much of the classic combo chef George Bieber cooks each week at Shorty’s Sunflower Cafe in Pottstown.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • News

    FOLLOW LIVE: Day 2 of the World Meeting of Families

    Want to know what’s going on as the region prepares for the visit of Pope Francis with the World Meeting of Families? We have you covered. We’ll be all over the place today with stories, photos, videos and more. You won’t be able to find this anywhere else. So, check in on Twitter with #popedfm or #wmof2015.


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    Painting mural helps woman cope with husband’s death

    PHILADELPHIA >> Jean Martinelli stood in the Grand Hall of the Philadelphia Convention Center Wednesday with a paintbrush in her hand, 760 miles away from home, hopeful to find a purpose, a new direction, having come to the World Meeting of Families with three close friends.

    By Kathleen E. Carey @dtbusiness on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Kennett Square artist sees work displayed in cathedral for pope’s visit

    PHILADELPHIA >> When Kenntt Square artist Neilson Carlin recieved a phone call from Bishop John MacIntyre of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia asking him to create a painting of the Holy Family for the 2015 World Meeting of Families, he had to think back to the televison show “Lost.”

    By Candice Monhollan @CMonhollanDLN on Twitter |

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