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Hamburg High School musicians Kissinger, Fegley, Freed participate in LVC Honors Band

Hamburg Area High School musicians Tom Kissinger, trumpet; Trevor Fegley, alto sax; and Brittany Freed, oboe, participated in the Lebanon Valley College Honors Band on Friday, Jan. 13 and Saturday, Jan. 14. Musicians participated in all-day rehearsal ...

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    Adoptable pets from Montco SPCA

    Jinkies, it’s Velma! This Staffordshire Terrier has the brains of her namesake and a disposition to match. No need to glasses to see the potential in her though! She is a shy gal at first but can pick up tricks pretty quickly. Velma would need someone willing to work with her on socialization and continue her training. Release A269902

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    cat angel network: Sibling kittens will make great pets

    Abraham & Izzy are 9 month-old brother and sister who have the most beautiful glossy black coats. They are shy at first meeting, but once they warm up to their new home, they like to run and play. Like many kitties, they prefer to climb on the laps of their trusted family members rather than being picked up.

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    HOME THEATER: ‘Keeping Up With The Joneses’ makes for a fun watch

    It’s never quite as hilarious as it should be but “Keeping Up With The Joneses” is so charmingly unpretentious that it makes for a fun watch.

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    A look back at history: The PA Dutch ‘Grossa Schrank’ that brought one million dollars

    Part 1 In studying early American folk art, there is no shortage of folk art documents and designs that express pioneer immigrants’ gratitude for reaching America at a time when many individuals still feared the world was flat, or worse, that dragons still lurked in the troubled ocean currents to tend their lives. Crossing the vast Atlantic Ocean at the mercy of a Sea captain’s nautical skill, thousands of Europeans expressed their faith in God, and thereby...

    By Richard L.T. Orth|

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    President’s Inauguration Firsts, Traditions, and More: Part 1

    In America, the day of our presidential oath-taking is called “Inauguration Day,” when a president is sworn into office, making an oath or affirmation, required by the U.S. Constitution.

    By Carole Christman Koch|

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    Kutztown Rotary Club recognizes January students of the month

    Jacob Hensinger, of Brandywine Heights High School and Beckham Sibiski, of Kutztown Area High School were named the Kutztown Rotary Club’s students of the month in ceremonies at the Kutztown Tavern January 4.

    By Reno Unger Rotary Club|

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    Vehicle drives through red light, struck by truck at 662, 222 intersection

    A 70-year-old Lenhartsville resident drove through a red light on Route 662 at the Route 222 intersection, striking a tractor trailer truck headed north on Route 222.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Vehicle strikes barn, then flees scene

    A driver lost control of a vehicle and struck a red barn in Richmond Township on Jan. 15, then fled the scene.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Blues Brothers tribute set to play The ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem

    Wrap your brain around this — a tribute band to a tribute band.

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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