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Champion Hogs and Lambs shown at the fair

By Cheryl A. Fairbairn Penn State Extension – Chester County |

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 Nei...

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  • Tri County Community Calendar Aug. 30

    Event Submissions: send to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com week prior to publication. Note Tri County Record calendar in email subject.

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    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 |

  • 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 |

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    One reported dead in Oley Township

    State police are currently investigating a homicide situation in Oley Township. One man is reported dead and his father has been taken to the hospital.

    Digital First Media staff |

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    Topton speed skater Gavin Geiger brings home medals, trophy from USA Roller Sports nationals

    Gavin Geiger displays his medals and trophy he won during the USA Roller Sports national indoor speed skating competition held this summer in Lincoln, Nebraska. He placed third in the 300 meter and 400 meter races and fourth in the 200 meter race in the primary boys age group (6 and 7 year olds). He won a third place trophy for his overall achievement. Gavin skates for ‘Ohana Racing that practices at Skateaway in Whitehall. He is the son of Renee and Phil Geiger of Topton.

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    Band Camp unites marching band on and off field

    Hamburg High School Marching Band’s season began Aug. 15 with Band Camp, a time for the band to learn the music, marching drills, and field show formations.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Hamburg High School upgrades school TV studio with new green screen

    Hamburg High School upgraded its TV studio, featuring a new green screen.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    PHOTOS: Boyertown’s Dog Days of August hit downtown

    The community was invited to come out into the streets of downtown Boyertown on Saturday, Aug. 20, as a part of Building a Better Boyertown’s Dog Days of August. Activities included live music, doggie pools, free nail clipping, food vendors, and doggie pretzels.

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