In Other News

Family and friends honor athlete at Run For Taylor

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 |

MOST RECENT STORIES

  • Swimming

    Crestwood swimmers defeat Womelsdorf

    The Crestwood swim team defeated Womelsdorf on July 16, 232-186. Below are the top finishers for the Crestwood team.

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  • Events

    Tri County Record Calendar of Events July 22

    Ongoing Events Rockin’ VBS – Make Music with the Go Fish Guys: Vacation Bible School will be located at the Community Evangelical Free Church in Elverson, PA for children ages 4 through those who have completed 6th grade. They are welcome to join for a fun FREE week of songs, games, and learning from the Bible July 21-25, 6:30-8:45 p.m. To register, please visit www.cefcelverson.org and click on the VBS photo or call the church ofice at 610-286-6790. The church is located at 52 S.

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  • Features/People

    Tribute for Rep. Hennessey held at Tel Hai, Honey Brook Township

    Honey Brook Twp.—On Monday, July 21 State Rep. Tim Hennessey of the 26th Legislative District was honored for his long service and advocacy of issues important to older Pennsylvanians.

    From Tel Hai |

  • General news

    Hamburg residents visit revolutionary times

    Michael Jesberger presented a Revolutionary War program, “Citizen to Soldier,” including a live muzzle-loading demonstration, for a crowd of about 50 who gathered around him at the Hamburg Park off Island Street. The July 15 program was arranged by the Hamburg Public Library.

    By Kolleen Long For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    River House PA ready to help veterans and their families

    Port Clinton Park was filled with veterans, family members, supporters, music, food, activities and more on Saturday, July 19, for the River House PA fundraiser.

    Shea Singley
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  • Pets

    The Westy goes to the dogs during ‘Dog Days of Summer’

    Those on their way to lunch at The Westy Bar & Grill in Hamburg on Saturday, July 19, had the chance to spend some time with puppies before and after eating at the restaurant. The CatWorks Inc. held the Dog Days of Summer to help raise funds and find homes for the dogs and cats in their care.

    Shea Singley
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  • Basketball

    Boyertown Lady Ballers win the Stellar Basketball Tournament

    The Boyertown Lady Ballers, a high School varsity summer basketball team, played in the annual Stellar Basketball Tournament held at Cedar Beach Park in Allentown.

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  • General news

    Hamburg Rotary: Students share Camp Neidig experience

    Christine Roth was the program chairperson and the students from Hamburg High School who attended Camp Neidig presented the program. Kylie James, and Shelby Levan in the picture and missing from the picture were Sierna Werley and Ron Lavigne. All four students were in the leadership training at Camp Neidig from June 13 to June 16. The all commented on the wonderful experience they had at the camp.

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  • General news

    Bluegrass and gospel come to Centerport with Days of Old

    Old-timey bluegrass and gospel songs take center stage when local band Days Of Old resins up the bow. And it’s not just the toe-tapping tunes that delight; the ages of the band members offer hope for the future of good, old-fashioned music.

    By Anne Ostrowski For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Mack trucks and classic diner fare on menu for family fun

    In our quest to keep boredom at bay this summer, my family has found lots of low-cost or free activities in the Hamburg area. This week, however, I had the chance to do a special outing with just my middle-school son, and he was set on venturing a little farther to tour the Mack Truck Museum in Allentown. Since his sister was away at camp, and since tours of the museum are free of charge, we decided to go for it and pointed our car eastward

    By Kolleen Long For 21st Century Media |

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