In Other News

Residents dedicate new features at pool to Hamburg’s first female lifeguard

By Shea Singley|

New engine and passenger cars arrive for Colebrookdale’s scenic railroad

The Secret Valley Line keeps adding more railroad cars and engines to its collection in preparation for its planned fall kick-off of passenger excursions along the 9-mile Colebrookdale Railroad spur between Pottstown and Boyertown. ...

By Evan Brandt and John Strickler jstrickler@21st-centurymedia.com ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com |

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    Albright College receives National Science Foundation Grant to fund STEM scholarships

    Albright College has been awarded more than $627,000 from the National Science Foundation to fund scholarships for students pursuing STEM majors who are interested in how these fields apply to the environment.

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  • Arts and entertainment

    WTIM: Music all around town: July 23 edition

    What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

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    Area lawmakers announce Route 263 named in honor of Officer Bradley M. Fox’s ultimate commitment

    Reps. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks), Kate Harper (R-Montgomery) and Marcy Toepel (R-Montgomery) as well as Sens. Daylin Leach (R-Berks/Chester/Montgomery), Stewart Greenleaf (R-Bucks/Montgomery), Bob Mensch (R-Berks/Bucks/Montgomery) and John Rafferty (R-Berks/Chester/Montgomery) announced that a portion of Pennsylvania Route 263 in Bucks County will be renamed as the Officer Bradley M. Fox Memorial Highway.

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    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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    Hamburg VFW Commander honored for achieving ‘All American Status’

    The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States announced that the following Pennsylvania VFW Post Commanders are being honored for achieving “All American Status” as a Post Commander.

    By David A. Sandman Director, Public Affairs & Communications, PA VFW State HQ |

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    Perry Elementary playground community build is this Saturday

    The Perry Elementary PTO community playground build is just days away.

    By Andrew Raugh Hamburg Area School District school director |

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    Letter to the Editor: Also a concerned resident of Perry Township

    Dear Editor; I read the Letter to the Editor in [the July 9 issue of the] Hamburg Item, and I’m also a concerned resident of Perry Township.

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    Small Beginnings: A dream is a wish your heart makes? I surely hope not!

    I am baffled by my own dreams. I know some folks claim to never dream or at least never remember their dreams but that is not me. I am a fairly frequent dreamer although as I have aged, I am either dreaming less often or remembering the details less clearly. Nonetheless, I continue to have vivid dreams that linger after I awake. These dreams often leave me shaking my head in confusion saying “Where in the world did that come from?”

    By Lisa Schappell Columnist |

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    Welcome to my World: The cold facts about ice cream

    Reprint, First Rights in 2006 to Cappers

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

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    Hamburg area obituaries

    Robert Lauser Robert “Bob” Lauser, 73, of Leesport, passed away early Saturday morning, July 19, 2014 at the Reading Hospital.

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