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Hamburg Gallery spotlights high school artists

By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

Federal Reserve of Philly speaker presents positive economic forecast to Northeast Berks Chamber

Ryo Tashiro, of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, presented an optimistic economic forecast to Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce members on Jan. 20. ...

By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|

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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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    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Kristin Chenoweth, orchids and creepy, crawly creations among highlights

    What about the kids? Hedgerow Theatre: Child’s World presents the first episode of “The Raising of America” documentary, a five-part series aimed to spark a conversation about improving the lives of children and American families. Watch it at 7 p.m. Jan. 25 at 64 Rose Valley Road, Rose Valley, then join in a discussion led by Child’s World America. Admission is free but tickets need to be reserved by going to...

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

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    SEVEN IN SEVEN: Luka Graham, The Band of Heathens bookend next week’s best bets

    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|

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    ‘Inheritance’ shares bond Media artist has with grandfather

    It’s a story of two generations, and a link between Delaware County and the eastern European country of Georgia.

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

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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.

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

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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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