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The Historian: Cazenove’s journey through Pennsylvania, 1794

By Robert Wood Columnist |

New Hanover Historical Society slates May program

New Hanover >>The May meeting of the New Hanover Historical Society will feature an illustrated talk by Jim McClelland about how cannon were made in Pennsylvania for the American Revolution. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2...

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    The Historian: Cazenove’s journey through Pennsylvania, 1794

    As often noted, the Germanic farmers and tradesmen who largely populated this region during the early days kept few, if any, personal records. Occasionally, though, travelers and visitors recorded details of their visits which are useful to historians. Fortunately one visitor, with the unlikely name of Theophile Cazenove, kept a brief journal which is densely rich with specific details and solid facts about what he found here in 1794.

    By Robert Wood Columnist |

  • Lifestyle

    New Hanover Historical Society slates May program

    New Hanover >>The May meeting of the New Hanover Historical Society will feature an illustrated talk by Jim McClelland about how cannon were made in Pennsylvania for the American Revolution. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, at the restored Swamp Creek School House, Reifsnyder Road, by the township’s Swamp Creek Park. At the war’s start in 1776, the technique of casting cannon was undeveloped in the colonies. Johann Heinrich Antes and Philip...

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  • Lifestyle

    Pets: Adoptables from the Montgomery County SPCA

    Ty enjoys long cat naps in tight quarters, feline and canine companionship, and above all, love. He can be rather timid and shy, but once he feels comfortable, you better look out. Ty will reserve your lap for hours at a time just appreciating the company and back scratches. And if all that scratching gets to be a bit too much, tuck him in a blanket by your side where he’ll snuggle up safe and secure to sleep away his troubles. Release number A184954.

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  • News

    East Earl ‘Ride for Kenny’ motorcycle ride benefit ride for Kenny Patterson

    Cedar Grove Presbyterian Church will have a Blessing of the Motorcycles service on Sunday, June 14, 2015. Worship will begin at 10:00 a.m. We will provide a lunch at 11:30 a.m. Kick Stands are up at 12:30 p.m.

    Cedar Grove Presbyterian Church |

  • News

    “Every Hero Has A Story” Summer Reading Schedule At The Village Library In Morgantown

    Mon., June 8: @ 6:30pm: Summer Kick Off with “Two of a Kind”

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  • Opinion

    Ask Esther: They Need To Love What They See

    Dear Esther – We are ready to sell our home so we contacted a realtor to get it on the market. She gave us a long list of items to do before selling. We have always taken good care of our property and feel the list is unnecessary. She even suggested hiring a stager to help us with this. How important is it to have everything perfect when selling?

    By Esther Prosser Columnist |

  • Opinion

    Focus on the Family: Parent searching for advice on how to help son lose weight

    Q: Do you have any advice for the parent of a preteen child who’s extremely overweight? I want to help him lose weight while he’s young, before it becomes a serious problem later in life.

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  • Events

    Boyertown YMCA to host Senior Fitness Day

    The Boyertown YMCA, 301 W. Spring Street, will host Senior Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    From the Boyertown YMCA |

  • Events

    Whole Health and Wellness Weekly Group kicks off

    Berks Encore of Reading will host a weekly seminar series tackling a variety of whole health issues related to aging.

    From Berks Encore |

  • Events

    Full day of events scheduled for Memorial Day in Mohnton

    A full day of events will highlight the Memorial Day celebration in Mohnton this year, beginning with the 55th Annual Memorial Day Parade. The parade, which begins at 9 am at the Mohnton VFW Post on Wyomissing Avenue, will feature many walking groups, as well as the World Champion Reading Buccaneers and the Gov. Mifflin HIgh School Band. The parade will end at the Mohnsville Cemetery, which will be the site of a Memorial Service beginning at 10 a.m.

    Submitted story |

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