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Oley holds 68th annual community fair

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    Hospice-Veteran Partnership recognizes Tel Hai resident Walter Nauta for his military service

    Honey Brook Twp. >> Hospice-Veteran Partnership recognized Tel Hai resident Walter Nauta for his military service.

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  • Arts and entertainment

    Fine Craft is a Window to the World: Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen returns to Rittenhouse Square

    The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen brings American-made fine craft to the autumn environs of Rittenhouse Square for a second year. During the 3-day event, patrons can peruse and buy original, hand-crafted works of contemporary furniture, functional and decorative pottery, designer clothing, fine jewelry, blown glass, and more. Master artisans like Rachel Derstine are jury-selected into the show, ensuring that craft lovers and collectors discover products of excellent workmanship, creative...

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  • General news

    Fall Apple Festival scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4

    Any way you slice it, visitors can expect to have bushels of fun at the Fall Apple Festival at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Douglassville. Celebrate fall’s favorite fruit and the many delicious ways to enjoy it – from apple pancakes to apple tarts to apple dumplings, and more! The annual Fall Apple Festival will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 on the church grounds.

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  • Education

    APPRISE volunteer provides update on Medicare at Tel Hai

    Honey Brook Twp. >> Open enrollment is around the corner.

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  • Events

    Fall Craft Fair benefits the Berks Food Bank: Grace Lutheran Church in Shillington welcomes 25 local artisans and crafters

    Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 30 Liberty Street, Shillington, will host one of the season’s first craft fairs on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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  • TRI COUNTY LOCAL

    Tips and recipes for cooking with essential oils

    I love cooking with fresh herbs. But keeping them fresh is hard and costly during the winter months. Dried herbs can’t provide the same burst of flavor as their fresh counterparts. But I’ve found that essential oils can. Their flavor is so concentrated, that a few drops will provide the same great flavors as fresh herbs.

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    The Heritage participates in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    The staff of The Heritage of Green Hills, an active 55+ living community in Shillington, participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Monday, Aug. 25. Staff participating in the challenge included Cheryl Anderson, community life services director; Kate Fisher, dining room manager; Mark Olszewski, food and beverage director; Rebecca Parish, housekeeper; Elizabeth Proffitt, sales and marketing director; and Douglas Walther, executive director. In addition to getting doused with ice-cold...

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  • General news

    Free ice cream cake for blood donors Sept. 25

    State Rep. Mark Gillen (R-Berks) is inviting Berks County residents to join him on Thursday, Sept. 25, anytime between 2-7 p.m. for the Miller-Keystone Blood Drive at the Dairy Queen near Shillington, where those attendees who donate blood will receive a free ice cream cake.

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  • Events

    Tri County Record Community Calendar of Events & Notices

    Ongoing & Upcoming Events Shepherd’s Kitchen at Honey Brook Presbyterian Church FREE meal: Oct. 2, Nov. 6 and Dec. 4 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 4331 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook. 610-273-2848 or email pastor@honeybrookpres.org.

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  • Features/People

    Grandkids benefit from grandfather’s career of travel

    Not everyone can say that they have found a career that they truly love or suits them, but at 74 years old, Norman Barker does not look towards retirement. Born in Rhode Island, Barker, now a resident of the Heritage of Green Hills, has traveled to a good portion of the world’s countries as part of his job as a mechanical engineer.

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