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Hamburg Gallery spotlights high school artists

By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

Federal Reserve of Philly speaker presents positive economic forecast to Northeast Berks Chamber

Ryo Tashiro, of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, presented an optimistic economic forecast to Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce members on Jan. 20. ...

By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|


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    Adoptable pets from Montco SPCA

    Jinkies, it’s Velma! This Staffordshire Terrier has the brains of her namesake and a disposition to match. No need to glasses to see the potential in her though! She is a shy gal at first but can pick up tricks pretty quickly. Velma would need someone willing to work with her on socialization and continue her training. Release A269902


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    cat angel network: Sibling kittens will make great pets

    Abraham & Izzy are 9 month-old brother and sister who have the most beautiful glossy black coats. They are shy at first meeting, but once they warm up to their new home, they like to run and play. Like many kitties, they prefer to climb on the laps of their trusted family members rather than being picked up.


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    HOME THEATER: ‘Keeping Up With The Joneses’ makes for a fun watch

    It’s never quite as hilarious as it should be but “Keeping Up With The Joneses” is so charmingly unpretentious that it makes for a fun watch.

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

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    Our Town Foundation presents new Ford Focus to raffle winner

    Wernersville resident, Jerry Bihler, recently was chosen as the winner of a brand new Ford Focus sedan raffled by Our Town Foundation, Hamburg’s non-profit community revitalization organization.

    Our Town Foundation|

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    Hamburg native Richard Etchberger appointed Utah State University vice provost

    Utah State University Interim Provost Laurens H. Smith announced the appointment to a key position within the university’s academic administration.

    By Eric Warren Utah State Today,|

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    Kutztown Borough Council remembers former president Mac Eidle

    Kutztown Borough Council held a moment of silence for former Council President Malcolm A. “Mac” Eidle at their meeting Jan. 17.

    By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|

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    A look back at history: The PA Dutch ‘Grossa Schrank’ that brought one million dollars

    Part 1 In studying early American folk art, there is no shortage of folk art documents and designs that express pioneer immigrants’ gratitude for reaching America at a time when many individuals still feared the world was flat, or worse, that dragons still lurked in the troubled ocean currents to tend their lives. Crossing the vast Atlantic Ocean at the mercy of a Sea captain’s nautical skill, thousands of Europeans expressed their faith in God, and thereby...

    By Richard L.T. Orth|

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    President’s Inauguration Firsts, Traditions, and More: Part 1

    In America, the day of our presidential oath-taking is called “Inauguration Day,” when a president is sworn into office, making an oath or affirmation, required by the U.S. Constitution.

    By Carole Christman Koch|

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    Kutztown Rotary Club recognizes January students of the month

    Jacob Hensinger, of Brandywine Heights High School and Beckham Sibiski, of Kutztown Area High School were named the Kutztown Rotary Club’s students of the month in ceremonies at the Kutztown Tavern January 4.

    By Reno Unger Rotary Club|

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