In Other News

Racers Run to the Rock during Kernsville Dam area trail race

By Lisa Mitchell|

Mayor declares Monarch Day at 5th annual Garden Tour

Gardening enthusiasts enjoyed a day exploring five home gardens in the Hamburg area, while making a difference for the monarch butterfly. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|

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    State Police: Bernville burglary under investigation

    State Police at the Reading station are investigating a burglary that occurred on June 7, between 10 and 11 a.m. on the 100 Block of North Main Street, in the Bernville Borough.

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    Local student earns Dean’s List recognition at Norwich University

    Dustin Tyler Spatz, a student from Bernville, has earned the Dean’s List recognition at Norwich University for the spring 2016 semester.

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    Early Files

    25 Years Ago July 10, 1991 Coast Guard Seaman Apprentice Richard Mills, son of Loretta Mills of Bernville, recently reported for duty aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Gasconade, homeported in Omaha, Nebraska.

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    Hamburg Farmers’ Market celebrates Grand Opening

    Come join the Hamburg Farmers’ Market in a warm, open-air atmosphere where you will have the opportunity to purchase a variety of homegrown and homemade items such as pastured meats, eggs, canned and baked goods, homegrown produce, seedlings, native perennial plants and more.

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    Hamburg Item Community Calendar July 6

    Submit to Calendar: E-mail event listings to ldillon@berksmontnews.com. Note Item Calendar in e-mail subject.

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    First-ever Blazer Days held

    BIRDSBORO >> The Daniel Boone Area School District is turning to fun to raise money for school programs.

    Rebecca Blanchard
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  • Food

    NEW ON THE GRILL

    Chef George Bieber enjoys fond memories of family cookouts featuring hamburgers and hot dogs. But “when we got fancy, it was sausages,” he recalled.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: A prickly business

    It’s possible that one reason why I love the natural world is that while it doesn’t always look organized, it always makes sense. What baffles me sometimes, though, is seeing how people choose to use plants in unnatural ways, for instance a giant blue spruce blocking the front entrance to a house or a forsythia hedge trimmed into ugly stubs.

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    Morgantown American Legion outgoing Commander Roger Jacobs welcomes new commander

    Roger Jacobs, outgoing Commander of American Legion, Morgantown, welcomed the new Commander Nick Hine. “As I pass the Commandership over to the next generation I ask one thing, that you keep our Legion as caring of our community as when I left it,” he said. Jacobs was the Commander for Post 537 for three years, and he felt it was time to pass Commandership to the next generation of Legionnaires. During his duration, Jacobs made Commander of the Year in 2014 for the state of...

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    Fire damages Hereford barn storing hay, horses

    HEREFORD >> A fire Sunday night caused hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of damage to a barn.

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-centurymedia.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

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