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Saxton: Northeast Outlaw Pro Mods returning to Maple Grove on Aug. 27

By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

Von Dohren scores 100th modified win at Grandview

BECHTELSVILLE >> It all began in 1981 when Craig VonDohren won his first modified feature at Grandview Speedway. As time went on the defending point champion continued to rack up the wins driving for either the family or other car owners. Saturd...

By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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    Hamburg Item Community Calendar Aug. 24

    Submit to Calendar: E-mail event listings to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com. Note Item Calendar in e-mail subject.

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    Reading Symphony Orchestra opens season with A Grand Night of Music on Sept. 24

    The Reading Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director Andrew Constantine, kicks off its 2016-17 season on Saturday, September 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Santander Performing Arts Center, with A Grand Night of Music, a concert of beloved works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Holst.

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  • KUTZTOWN LOCAL

    A Look Back in History: Kutztown’s storied Pennsylvania Dutch heritage still widely celebrated

    With another successful Kutztown Folk Festival come and gone last month boasting attendances totaling over 120,000, Dr. Alfred Shoemaker its founder, in 1950 and the years leading up to its inception, vowed to himself to celebrate the humanitarian Folklife society of our ethnic Rhineland immigrants who fled to America to avoid inhumane ethnic cleansing, as he witnessed as an American soldier in World War II, fighting Adolf Hitler. In this 56th year of celebration, the hundreds of thousands...

    By Richard L.T. Orth Columnist |

  • KUTZTOWN LOCAL

    Welcome to my World: Breakfast in my Sister’s Bed

    Growing up on a farm with nine older siblings, I don’t recall having slept with my sister, Dorothy. She slept with Mary Alice, who was closer in age, while I slept with Gladys, who was closer to my age.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

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    Castor questions whether key witness in Kane trial could face prosecution

    NORRISTOWN >> The immunity of a key witness against Kathleen Kane could be under scrutiny, according to her successor, Bruce L. Castor Jr.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st-centurymedia.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

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    Chester County 4-H hosts Public Speaking Contest

    The Chester County 4-H program held a public speaking and presentation contest at the Romano 4-H Center of Chester County on Rt. 322, Honey Brook as part of the 4-H Fair Week. Seven 4-H members gave presentations. Brenda Williams of Downingtown was the judge for event.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • News

    Tri County Record Community Calendar Aug. 23

    Event Submissions: send to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com week prior to publication. Note Tri County Record calendar in email subject.

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  • News

    AG Kathleen Kane faces October sentencing for perjury

    NORRISTOWN >> One day after a jury labeled her a convicted felon, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Granahan Kane learned her fate will be sealed come October.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

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    Person to Person - Impact: Taking the aging test

    I was sitting at the end of the couch watching television when a series of commercials was aired so I looked to my left and saw Barb splitting her time at the other end of the couch reading a book on her Kindle and occasionally glancing up to see the television. The commercials over, I whipped my head back to see the ragtime piano player, Big Tiny Little, performing on the Lawrence Welk Show. This started me thinking: am I aging too much? With our forty-ninth wedding anniversary rapidly...

    By Jeff Hall Columnist |

  • KUTZTOWN LOCAL

    Burglary at Dawn’s Deli, Lenhartsville

    Dawn’s Deli in Lenhartsville was the victim of a burglary sometime between 6 p.m. Aug. 15 and 6:30 a.m. Aug. 16.

    Lisa Mitchell
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