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5th annual Food for Families raises record breaking $9,000 for Twin Valley Food Pantry

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Hamburg Rotary presents 2nd annual Four-Way Speech Contest

The Rotary Club of Hamburg will present its second annual Rotary District 7430 Four-Way Speech Contest on Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m., at the Hamburg Area High School, 701 Windsor Street. The event will be held in the Large-Group Instruction Room. ...

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    Dairy of Distinction applications due April 15

    Dairy of Distinction applications due April 15

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    Southeast PA New Women in Ag Learning Circle

    These discussion-based sessions offer a comfortable environment for peer-to-peer learning, access to the latest research to problem solve the challenges you are dealing with on the farm this year and a network of peers and service providers to support you during the growing season.

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    App could turn outdoor enthusiasts into citizen-scientists

    If you enjoy wildlife, fishing, nature walks, paddle sports and other streamside activities, Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences now is giving you a chance to parlay those interests into becoming a citizen-scientist by observing and recording environmental and ecosystem changes. The only tool needed is a pencil or smartphone.

    Penn State Ag Sciences News |

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    Tri County Record Community Calendar Feb. 16

    Event Submissions: send to ldillon@berksmontnews.com week prior to publication. Note Tri County Record calendar in e-mail subject.

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    Village Library announces Play Block Parties

    Village Library of Morgantown received materials from The Office of Commonwealth Libraries to implement a series of Block Play Parties for young children and their adults through the Cruise into Kindergarten program grant. Blocks offer children an almost infinite variety of opportunities to express themselves, from constructing simple designs to veritable engineering feats of bridge building.

    Village Library of Morgantown |

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    Tel Hai hosts Annual High School Art Exhibit: Feb. 19 & 20

    Tel Hai Retirement Community will host the 20th Annual High School Student Art Show in the new StoneCroft Center for Worship and Performing Arts on Friday, Feb. 19 and Saturday, Feb. 20, located at 4000 Tree Line Drive, Honey Brook. The artwork will be available for the public’s viewing and enjoyment from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday. The event is free and open to the general public.

    Tel Hai Retirement Community |

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    Local author to release new novel carrying readers into heart of Civil War

    Journey Into Darkness, 2nd edition, by Narvon author J. Arthur Moore, is currently in production for release in February. It comprises the complete four-book series about Duane Kinkade’s experiences as he searches for his father within the Civil War. This second edition is being released in full color with additional character photos; a reference section including an army organization chart, research bibliography, historic and battlefield troop movements map section; an article about...

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    Berks County District Attorney’s office receives complaints of IRS tax fraud

    The Berks County District Attorney’s Office has received numerous citizen complaints that residents of our County have been targeted by unknowns, who are engaging in a scam to obtain monies under the pretense that they work for the IRS. We would like to provide citizens with a few tips to prevent them from being victims of IRS tax fraud. Since 2013, the IRS has identified more than 5,000 victims nationwide. Collectively, these victims have lost more than 26.5 million dollars to...

    Office of the Berks County District Attorney |

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    Thrivent Financial releases 2015 Money Mindset report; study explores Americans’ relationship with money

    Despite the financial uncertainties faced by many Americans, generosity is surprisingly at the forefront of their minds. According to the 2015 Money Mindset Report by Thrivent Financial, 61 percent of Americans said they would rather be called generous than financially successful. In fact, more than one in three Americans think the purpose of the money they make is to give back, whether during their lifetime or after. While this is positive, the emerging theme from Thrivent’s research...

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    Hopewell Furnace celebrates African American history

    Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site will commemorate African American history month with a talk about the African American experience at Southeastern Pennsylvania iron furnaces. The experience at these sites differed dramatically from that in urban centers of the United States.

    Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site |

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