In Other News

Pedal Paddle offers taste of outdoor activities

By Eileen Faust efaust@pottsmerc.com |

Fleetwood Community Theatre’s ‘Peter Pan’ took audiences on a magical adventure

Young area actors got to soar to new heights in Fleetwood Community Theatre’s summer production of “Peter Pan,” much to the delight of the audience at Fleetwood Area High School last weekend. ...

By Cheryl Thornburg cthornburg@21st-centurymedia.com |

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    Wilkes University student Kayla Hiryak of Gilbertsville receives First Place for ‘Phage Hunting’ research poster at Science Education Alliance Conference

    Wilkes University student Kayla Hiryak of Gilbertsville, Pa., received first place for a research poster that she presented at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Science Education Alliance Conference.

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  • Announcements

    Caitlin Smith participates in Summer Scholars Program at Saint Joseph’s University

    While most college students have traded rigorous academic work for relaxing on the beach, Saratoga, Pa. resident Caitlin Smith will give up summer vacation to remain on campus at Saint Joseph’s University as a member of the Summer Scholars Program. Smith is one of 106 students who will engage in faculty-mentored research and creative projects at the University this summer.

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  • General news

    Exeter Township Police announce increased motorcycle enforcement

    Noting 38 percent of all FATAL crashes in Exeter Township involve a Motorcycle being driven aggressively; Township Police have been awarded funding to crack down on aggressively driven motorcycles. The grant which was provided by PennDOT through the North Central Highway Safety Network will provide funding for Township Police to concentrate efforts to ensure riders and their motorcycles meet the requirements of Pennsylvania’s laws.

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  • Columns

    The Historian by Robert Wood: Old Inns and Taverns of New Hanover, part 1

    The old inns and taverns of Montgomery County share typical features that make them recognizable. Situated at a crossroads and built of stone, brick or logs, they were usually two stories high, squareish, and had attic windows in the gable ends and frequently attic dormers; along the front one will find a long porch sheltering two doors, one leading into the bar-room and the other leading into the inn parlor and family living quarters.

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  • Sports

    Twin Valley swimmers break records

    The Twin Valley girls U14 swim relay broke the Brandywine Swim League Medley relay record on July 19 and they broke the Freestyle relay record on July 26, both records were from 1994. The girls also broke the Twin Valley swim team relay record in both the Freestyle relay(1998) by 8 seconds and the Medley relay (2007) by 17 seconds. The relay team from left to right Taylor Ament, Rachel Gebhard, Isabella Kurtz and Reagan Wittorff. Great season girls!

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  • General news

    Movie Nights on the Lawn offers evening of fun in Elverson

    Most nights when the orange sun sets behind the western horizon, the giggles and laughter of children playing on the jungle gym in Livingood Park dissipate, but for two Fridays in July the night was just beginning because “Movie Nights on the Lawn” was about to start.

    By Jere Scott Bradshaw |

  • Arts and entertainment

    Music in the Grove features old time country & gospel Aug. 10

    St. John Center Lutheran Church again welcomes this year “Just Friends” and “Potter’s Clay” to Music in the Grove on Sunday evening, August 10 at 6 p.m.

    From St. John Center |

  • Arts and entertainment

    Music in the Grove features Travis Wetzel Trio Aug. 9

    An evening of Bluegrass music by The Travis Wetzel Trio will be held at St. John Center Lutheran Church on Saturday, Aug. 9 at 6 p.m.

    From St. John Center |

  • Arts and entertainment

    Honey Brook Concerts in the Park features Spirit Wing Aug. 10

    Honey Brook Borough’s next Concerts in The Park Summer Concert Series features Spirit Wing on Sunday, Aug. 10, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • Lifestyle

    G-STEM Program introduces teens to the world of environmental science

    For participating Pottstown Middle School students, Montgomery County Community College’s G-STEM— Green Science, Technology, Engineering and Math—program was the first opportunity they ever had to explore the Schuylkill River, hold crayfish or see schools of minnows swim by their legs.

    From Montgomery County Community College |

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