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Shirley Temple Black, actress and diplomat, dies at 85

By Claudia Levy |

USDA program looks to add more slices to your life

It’s no secret that Americans eat a lot of pizza. In fact, around 13 percent of the country is eating a slice or two on any given day, according to a recent report from the Agriculture Department....

By Brad Plumer The Washington Post |

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  • General news

    Rolling Hills Landfill proposing expansion

    The Rolling Hills Landfill in Earl Township is proposing to expand its facility by 90 vertical feet and recently sought the support of the Oley Township supervisors.

    By: Lynn A. Gladieux For 21st Century Media |

  • First time events

    Residents go back in time for ice harvesting demo at Dreibelbis Farm

    Dreibelbis Farm, Virginville, held its first event of 2014 and its first winter event this past weekend with a presentation of 18th century Pennsylvania German ice harvesting.

    Shea Singley
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  • Lifestyle

    USDA program looks to add more slices to your life

    It’s no secret that Americans eat a lot of pizza. In fact, around 13 percent of the country is eating a slice or two on any given day, according to a recent report from the Agriculture Department.

    By Brad Plumer The Washington Post |

  • Travel

    Traveling with a language barrier? Surmount it.

    When Air Dolomiti canceled Stefano Alberti’s recent flight from Florence to Munich because one of its planes broke down, he potentially faced what to many American travelers would be a tall obstacle: a language barrier.

    By Christopher Elliott Special to The Washington Post |

  • Lifestyle

    Salt to taste: How much is enough?

    The next time you’re looking to stir things up, ask food-savvy friends what happens when they are directed to “season with salt to taste.”

    By Bonnie S. Benwick The Washington Post |

  • Lifestyle

    How worried should parents be about geotagging and location services?

    Recently, while chatting with my sister about posting photos of our kids on sites like Facebook and Instagram, she told me that she’d heard that other people can sometimes divine the location where the photo was taken.

    By Susan Jennings Digital First Media |

  • Entertainment

    Oscars 2014: Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett and others attend nominee luncheon

    This year’s Oscar hopefuls descended on the Beverly Hilton on Monday for the annual Nominees Luncheon, hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    By Stephanie Cary Los Angeles Daily News |

  • Entertainment

    Arthur Chu’s winning strategy at ‘Jeopardy!’

    It didn’t take long for Arthur Chu to become Public Game Show Enemy No. 1. Within days of his Jan. 28 debut on “Jeopardy!,” the 30-year-old Cleveland-area insurance analyst was making America very, very angry.

    By Ken Jennings Slate |

  • Features/People

    Berks County Lil’ Dairy Miss promotes dairy industry with fun snack

    Berks County Lil’ Dairy Miss, Danica Rhoads, from Barto, has been enjoying promoting the dairy industry. In her spare time, she likes to play outside, especially in the snow. Since it has been so cold, she decided to improvise and play inside, using cheese instead of snow – making a Frosty the Cheese Man! She shared this quick, easy, fun and nutritious snack with her friends at school and it was a hit! String cheese is a convenient, sugar free snack that is high in calcium which is perfect...

    Submitted by Sandy Rhoads |

  • General news

    Kutztown Rotary Club celebrates importance of agriculture, thank farmers

    Kutztown Rotary Club celebrated both farmers and agriculture as a necessary profession in the community.

    By Alyssa Shields For 21st Century Media ashields@21st-centurymedia.com |