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Time is the most precious commodity of all

By Mike Zielinski Guest columnist|

Through My Kitchen Window: Recipe book pays tribute to PA Dutch baking traditions

“Dutch Treats” is a new recipe book devoted to Pennsylvania Dutch baking traditions. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


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    Cat Angel Network - Georgie

    Georgie is a very social kind of guy who wants more than anything else in the world to have your love and attention. He adores cuddling and petting and will respond with kitty hugs by rubbing against your legs to tell you how happy he is. He enjoys following you around the house like a puppy.


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    Elverson holiday parade reaches new heights

    ELVERSON >> It was a beautiful night for a parade. Hundreds of people lined the streets of Elverson watching all the participants. American Legion Morgantown Post 537 once again won Best in Show with their float of an Astronaut in Space. Rich Williams of Morgantown, a talented member of the Legion worked hard to design and build the float.


  • Local pastor honored for years of service

    On Sunday, Oct. 2, Pastor Edward Kurtz and his wife, Helen, were honored for more than 40 years of service to the Living Waters Fellowship Church. More than 50 members from past to present met at The Torch Community Center for a surprise celebration reunion to show their appreciation. A time of prayer and testimony was followed by cake and refreshments.


  • Petra Fall festival offers family fun Oct. 28

    Families looking for a Halloween alternative — and lots of fun — are invited to the 2016 Petra Fall Fest at Petra Church, New Holland, on Friday, Oct. 28, from 5 to 9 p.m. All are welcome, and everything but the optional purchase of food from food trucks is free!


  • Wedding donations provide new computers for Morgantown’s Village Library

    A Morgantown couple celebrated their vows, and their wedding donations provided new computers for Morgantown’s Village Library.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

  • On the Record with Carol: Morgantown Village Library hosts Fall Book and Bake Sale

    The annual Fall Morgantown Village Library and Book Sale was held October 13-15.

    By Carol Quaintance @for Digital First Media|

  • Honey Brook’s Ivan Stoltzfus sets off for cross country journey on tractor

    Ivan Stoltzfus began his “Across America for Wounded Heroes 2016” on a tractor from Honey Brook farm on Oct. 15.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

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    Exeter Police receive grant for ballistic vests

    EXETER >> The Exeter Police Department is one step closer to purchasing new bulletproof vests.

    Digital First Media|

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    Chestnut Knoll makes strides to end Alzheimer’s through annual walk

    Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care recently helped the Alzheimer’s Association by participating in the 2016 Walk to End Alzheimer’s, as well as holding their annual Beef and Beer Fundraiser, all on Saturday, Oct. 8. As a team, they so far have raised over $10,000 for this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s and there are still a few fundraisers left in the year to help them reach their goal of $18,000.

    Chestnut Knoll|

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