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A Look Back in History: The American Folklife Movement

With such a culture and region of storied past, academic folklife studies emerged worldwide in the wake of post-WWII modern lifestyle, created when natural fibers were replaced by new synthetic materials and mass produced commercial foods changed man&...

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  • Lifestyle

    Hamburg Item Community Calendar May 4

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

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  • News

    Daniel Boone High School launches JROTC program

    Daniel Boone students now have to opportunity to join the Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps — a military regulated high school program.

    Rebecca Blanchard
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  • Entertainment

    Meet some interesting people at Genesius Theatre’s ‘Bus Stop’

    Sometimes it’s refreshing to see a good old-fashioned play without the glitz and gimmickry and coarse language so prevalent today. Instead, interesting characters and a relatable storyline make theater that’s enjoyable for everyone. Such is the case with Genesius Theatre’s current production, “Bus Stop,” by William Inge. The show only runs through Sunday May 1.

    By Cheryl Thornburg For Digital First Media |

  • News

    PennDOT announces first use of Flashing Yellow Arrow signals

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced it will be activating a new type of left turn signal that has been proven to improve left turn safety at intersections.

    Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) |

  • Columns

    Welcome to my World: Bonding with our baby

    My older sisters, Anita, Jannetta, Mary Alice, Dorothy, Gladys and I, Carole, never expected to have any more babies at our age. After all, we ranged in ages 40 to 55. But, we ended up with one anyway - our very own mother.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

  • News

    Sen. Schwank announces fire and EMS grant awards for Berks County

    More than five dozen Berks County EMS and fire companies will receive state grants totaling more than $840,000 to help with training, equipment purchases and construction or renovation of facilities, Sen. Judy Schwank announced on April 25.

    Office of Senator Judy Schwank |

  • News

    Old-fashioned ‘sewing circle’ open to public May 14

    On Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., an old-fashioned sewing circle will be held at the Berks County Heritage Center. This is a free event.

    Berks County Parks and Recreation |

  • News

    Berks County Astronomical Society to host spring Starwatch

    Join Parks staff and the Berks County Astronomical Society for a spring Starwatch and program to learn about and see the many stars in the night sky. This informative program will begin at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 13, with the Starwatch to follow.

    Berks County Parks and Recreation |

  • News

    Local organizations come together to offer ‘Aging Parent Fair’

    In the midst of a busy career, another aspect of life often unexpectedly enters lives: caring for aging parents. Unlike college, where parents are aware of the timing needed to make advanced plans, aging issues tend to be crisis driven and become a priority without warning.

    Comfort Keepers® |

  • News

    Albright College presents annual fashion showcase

    Albright College’s fashion designers and merchandisers will host a high-energy fashion showcase on Saturday, May 7.

    Albright College |

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