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

By Michael Christopher rockmusicmenu@hotmail.com|

Berks County Art show to celebrate 35 years in business

Greshville Antiques and Fine Art, Route 562 near Boyertown, will present the Annual Berks County Art Show Oct. 2 through 9, held in honor of the milestone anniversary of 35 years in business. ...

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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.

    Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County|

  • Welcome to my World: The Tradition of Hope Chests

    When growing up in the ’50s, as a teen on a farm, I knew about hope chests. My understanding was that unmarried girls collected items, such as handmade embroidered linens, tablecloths, bureau scarves, and placed them in their “hope chest” in hopes of a future marriage.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

  • Entertainment

    ‘Long Island Medium’ coming to Liacouras Center in Philadelphia

    “Don’t be discouraged because I’m at such a large venue. I’m not on stage the whole time,” Theresa Caputo said in a phone interview about her upcoming “Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience” tour date at Temple University’s Liacouras Center.

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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    Dollar General variances approved in Amity

    AMITY >> The Board of Supervisors announced Sept. 21 that the Zoning Board has approved two of three variances needed for a Dollar General to open along Route 422.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    ‘More-with-Less’: Iconic cookbook celebrates 40th anniversary

    Cara Longacre Hurst remembers testing many, many recipes. She was just a kid when her mom wrote the “More-with-Less” cookbook, celebrating “simple, joyful eating.”

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    YANKEE CHEF: A sweet treat to enjoy on a fall evening

    Here is a dense, creamy and luscious pie that is my version of a baked Indian pudding, but much tastier. As you can see, it has some milk foam, but don’t be alarmed. I will show you how to make 1 minute foam just like the celebrity chefs make on television, but without special equipment.

    By Jim Bailey|

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    Virginville Grange member selected for competitive National Grange Fellowship

    The National Grange has announced its 2016 class of Communication Fellows, which includes a Shoemakersville woman.

    National Grange|

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    Eastern Berks Fire celebrates additions with Lights and Siren parade

    It was a 5-mile-long party. Eastern Berks Fire Department, Station 97, held a Lights and Siren parade to celebrate its latest additions — a new engine, utility truck and ambulance.

    By Martha Gehringer For Digital First Media|

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    Fleetwood Junior Troop tours BCTV

    On Sept. 15, Fleetwood Girl Scout Junior Troop visited the BCTV Studios and appeared on Girl Scouts of Eastern PA’s monthly program, hosted by Carla Hickey. The girls introduced themselves and shared which school they attended and town they lived in. They discussed which Girl Scout cookie flavor was their favorite. One by one, the girls took the mic and explained what activities they do in their troop and what trips they go on. For anyone watching the show, they received a great...

    By Linda Yuengel Fleetwood Girl Scout Service Unit Manager|

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