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Pennsylvania preserves 5,000th farm

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture |

Kutztown Strong Pool Party celebrates the end of summer

Kutztown Strong worked at easing the transition back into school mode for Kutztown high and middle school students with a Farewell to Summer Pool Party at the Kutztown Pool Aug. 24. ...

By Reno Unger KCP |



    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 |

  • News

    Film shot in Morgantown area now in theaters

    Adolescence is a difficult time for most everyone, and sometimes kids who have lost their moorings will seek out direction from the unlikeliest sources. Local filmmaker Chad L. Scheifele’s explores this reality in his fascinating debut thriller shot here in the tri-county area, Natural Selection.

    Submitted by Mary Jo Barthmaier Film producer, West Nantmeal |

  • 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 |

  • Lifestyle

    GRAPHIC: Celebrating 100 years of the National Park Service

    The Organic Act, establishing the National Park Service, was signed into law 100 years ago today.

    By Digital First Media |

  • News

    Pancakes help homeless veterans

    Sept. 10, Applebee’s® Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast will be held to support homeless veterans. The fundraising event is sponsored by Knights Of Columbus Chester County Assembly. There is a charge. Held 8 to 10 a.m. at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 3479 East Lincoln Highway, Thorndale, all proceeds will benefit homeless veterans, Operation Base Cecilia in Coatesville. Valid only at participating restaurant. Ticket valid for pancake event only. Applebee’s...


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