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The Lutheran Home at Topton groundbreaking launches $8.2 million renovation

By Diakon Ministries|

Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce honors Shining Stars

The Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce recognized its Shining Stars during the third annual awards event Sept. 29 at Berkleigh Golf Club in Kutztown. ...

By Krista Zimmerman For Digital First Media|

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    Bikes loaded, check. Helmets and air pump loaded, check. Water and snacks packed, check. Backup water and backup snacks packed, check, check. It’s 8 a.m. on a Sunday morning, and Theresa and I are off to bike another trail. “Where are we headed?” Theresa asks curiously. “We’re going north, to the D & L Trail,” I responded with a grin. Time to get those legs ready!

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    Rock Music Menu: Robert Plant joins Lampedusa tour, Philly date

    Robert Plant has confirmed that he will join Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller and more for select dates on the Lampedusa tour, including a show at the Merriam Theater Oct. 19. The tour is an 11-stop run intended to raise awareness about the unprecedented worldwide refugee crisis.

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    Calendar of events Boyertown

    Sept. 30 Friday Night Fun Show : Good Fellowship Riding Club at Monocacy Creek Road, Birdsboro will hold a fun show Friday Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. For more information, go to goodfellowship#Hotmail.com

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    Church news for Boyertown area

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    Experience Adele, A Live Tribute Show to benefit theater

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    By Sheryle Delewski|

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    Emma Ketterer named a Budding Artist by Dancing Tree Creations

    Dancing Tree Creations Artisans Gallery and Studio is proud to name Emma Ketterer as their next Budding Artist. An opening reception, with light refreshments and the opportunity to meet other local artists, will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2016, from 5pm to 7pm. The Budding Artist Program provides school-aged artists an opportunity to join over 200 local and national artisans in exhibiting and selling their crafts for a three-month period of time with all proceeds going to the Budding...

    From Dancing Tree Creations Artisans Gallery & Studio |

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    Keim Music Fest coming up Oct. 1

    There’s a fun-filled day of music, food, and history at the second annual Keim Music Fest from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Jacob Keim Farmstead in Oley. This event is a one-day music event held outdoors to raise awareness and restoration funds for the Keim Farmstead, a property owned by the Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County.

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