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Chamber hosting college and career fair at Coventry Mall

By Donna Rovins drovins@21st-centurymedia.com @MercBiz on Twitter|

Fatal Hamburg fire ruled accidental

A fatal fire that claimed the lives of a pregnant Hamburg mother and her two children has been ruled accidental by the State Police Troop L Fire Marshall’s Unit. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|

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    Award winners announced from ‘Vessel’ at Studio B

    Studio B Fine Art Gallery, 39A East Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown, is pleased to announce the award winners of the studio’s exhibit “Vessel.” Awards were appointed by glass artists Karla Trinkley and Will Dexter of Taylor Backes Glass Studio, Boyertown.

    From Emily A. Branch|

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    Lonswamp Scout installs Gaga Ball Pit at Topton Park

    Michael Sexton, 15, a 10th grade student at Brandywine Heights High School and a member of Longswamp Boy Scout Troop 575, completed his Eagle Scout Project, a Gaga Ball Pit at Topton Community Park

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    Oct. 15 Pet Blessing open to public

    On Oct. 15, at 4 p.m. at the picnic pavilion of the Huff’s Union Church Memorial Park, 540 Conrad Road, Alburtis, across Huff’s Church Road from the church building, there will be a pet blessing service. Public is invited. Bring a restrained pet or two, or a photo of a pet. The service, led by Huff’s Union Church’s pastor, Rev. Jane Kropa, is about half-hour in length, including scripture readings and prayers about animals, individual blessings, and a song...

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  • Entertainment

    CONCERT BEST BETS: Manchester Orchestra, 36 Crazyfists kick off a new week of music

    Welcome to “Seven in Seven,” where each Friday we take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out in the coming days.

    By Michael Christopher For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT PREVIEW: Ani DiFranco to ‘Rise Up’ at Keswick Theatre in Glenside

    After urging citizens to vote during 2016’s “Vote Dammit” Tour, Ani DiFranco is back on the road urging those around her to connect with each other and work for change with the “Rise Up” Tour.

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

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Catch The Red Hot Chilli Pipers in Reading or the Terracotta Warriors at the Franklin Institute in Philly

    Blockbuster Franklin Institute: “Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor” opens Sept. 30 and continues through March 4 at 222 N. 20th St., Philadelphia. A significant archaeological discovery made in 1974 in China, the warriors are life-sized statues, constructed more than 2,000 years ago to “guard” the tomb of China’s first emperor. The exhibit features 10 terracotta figures from the burial complex, as well as more than 160 artifacts,...

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

  • Entertainment

    Ike Willis Project makes Sellersville Theater debut

    Frank Zappa fans will recognize Ike Willis from his tenure with Zappa. The vocalist and guitarist performed and recorded with the late musical icon from 1978 through 1988, other than during a short break in 1981 and ’82.

    By Fern Brodkin For Digital First Mediar|

  • News

    Fleetwood Police investigate BB&T Bank robbery

    Fleetwood Police are investigating a robbery at BB&T Bank in Fleetwood.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • Entertainment

    Yes featuring Anderson Rabin Wakeman in Philadelphia area this weekend

    Yes featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman will perform at the Patriots Theater in Trenton, NJ on Sept. 30 and at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia on Oct. 1. The show will feature Yes favorites spanning the band’s many incarnations.

    By Fern Brodkin For Digital First Media|

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    Twin Valley Community Education Foundation accepting nominations for Community Leadership Awards

    The Twin Valley Community Education Foundation is accepting nominations for the annual Community Leadership Awards. Deadline for nominations is Oct. 7.

    From Twin Valley Community Education Foundation|

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