In Other News

Hamburg couple questions sidewalk requirements

By Lisa Mitchell|

Camp Cadet Troop L shows youth ‘human aspects’ of law enforcement

Douglassville >> For more than 30 years Pennsylvania State Police of Troop L, Reading, has been hosting Camp Cadet for the local youth. ...

By Rebecca Blanchard|



    Hamburg couple injured; Car struck tractor trailer crossing into Peters Bro.’s Trucking

    A Hamburg couple were injured when their car struck a tractor trailer crossing Penn Street (Old Route 22) in Lenhartsville on Aug. 22 at 11:16 a.m.

    Lisa Mitchell


    Hamburg Item Community Calendar Aug. 31

    Submit to Calendar: E-mail event listings to Note Item Calendar in e-mail subject.


  • Tri County Community Calendar Aug. 30

    Event Submissions: send to week prior to publication. Note Tri County Record calendar in email subject.


  • News

    El-Mor Chevrolet Inc. forges season-long partnership to aid Twin Valley Soccer Club

    In the spirit of community collaboration and teamwork taught through youth sports, El-Mor Chevrolet Inc. is supporting Twin Valley Soccer Club through the Chevrolet Youth Soccer Program. This sponsorship will include both monetary and equipment donations during the 2016 youth soccer season.

    Chevrolet Youth Soccer Team |

  • A Look Back in History: Henry “Hank” Kauffman educated a nation with his numerous books on the PA Dutch

    Over the years I have met a few authorities and folk characters on the PA Dutch Culture, but the first book I was given by my folklore mentor, Richard Shaner that laid the foundation for me was by Professor Henry J. Kauffman. The book titled The Pennsylvania Dutch: American Folk Art written in 1964, reprinted many times over soon was added to by a growing collection on my end eager to read and learn as much as I could on heritage. Kauffman did a very thorough, prolific job and was a...

    By Richard L.T. Orth Columnist |

  • Welcome to my World: Celebrating days of Fun and Laughter

    We’re all familiar with our usual days of celebration, such as Mother’s Day, Thanksgiving, and more. Yet, there are days of celebrating every day of the month, according to Chase’s Calendar of Events, and other sources. Since I grew up with a mother and siblings, who had a terrific sense of humor, I decided to write about some of those fun and laughter days.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

  • PERSON TO PERSON - IMPACT: Beetle Bailey’s Mail Bag #4 - Help Wanted!

    Dear Reader: In March, 2015 I started a series entitled Meet Private Beetle Bailey’s Protégé. Beetle helped me so much as I stumbled through my Army experience that once the series concluded, I hired Beetle as my assistant to filter the letters I receive and forward those that require a reply to me. Beetle has asked me to expand his horizons by adding responsibilities to his job description. This came at a perfect time because I have planned to expand my staff and would...

    By Jeff Hall Columnist |

  • Education

    Local school supply lists now available online

    Parents from local schools have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year, as all of their schools supply lists are now posted on

    For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    FOOD: Five takes on late-summer pies

    Piles of peaches, tons of tomatoes, buckets of blackberries — savor the flavors of summer … in a pie.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    YANKEE CHEF: Make room for this sweet, spicy recipe

    What would summer be without the stickiness that is barbecue and the smell of sausages literally floating overhead? Try this sweet, yet spicy, recipe that pairs well with anything you can lug to the picnic table ... and then some!

    By Jim Bailey |

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