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Overheated stove pipe causes Tilden Township home fire

By Lisa Mitchell|

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary names new president

Following an extensive national search, Geri E. Unger has been named the new president of Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Association, a position she assumed on Jan. 3. ...

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary|


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    Life insurance 101: What you need to know

    Life insurance; everyone says it’s important but it can be a difficult topic to talk about and even more difficult to understand. However, it is a critical topic to grasp because of its importance when building a financial strategy.


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    Hamburg State Center to close

    HARRISBURG >> The Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Ted Dallas has announced that DHS plans to close the Hamburg State Center for people with intellectual disabilities in Berks County. DHS will also close the civil section of Norristown State Hospital. The closures are expected to take approximately 18 to 24 months to complete as residents transition to the community.

    By The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services|

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    Spring Street Center members ring in the New Year

    Members of The Center at Spring Street, Boyertown, really know how to welcome the New Year! On December 29th, members “cut a rug” to polkas and oldies played by “Bob Kreitz and Friends”. On January 5th, Lee Ford of the Good Timers Comic Division, Southside Shooters Brigade, helped members into authentic Mummers’ costumes and led them in the Mummer’s Strut all over the Center’s Main Room. On or off the dance floor, members sang and enjoyed...

    Boyertown Area Multi-Service|

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    Chestnut Knoll invites public to monthly Alzheimer’s support group meeting

    Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care is pleased to invite the public to a free Alzheimer’s Support Group Meeting on Thursday, January 19 from 6:30–8 p.m. to learn more about caring for your senior loved ones with dementia.

    Chestnut Knoll|

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    Gilbertsville Elementary School introduces Green Screen technology to students

    Green Screen Technology Transports Students to New Worlds of Learning

    Boyertown Area School District|

  • Entertainment

    Creativity, celebrity tips and more at the Philly Home Show

    What’s your home improvement resolution this year?

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Gluten-free cake is a ‘chocolaty delight’

    This is a ‘Yanked’ recipe because I have cut the amount of fat and sugar as well as creating a gluten-free cake that is exceptional, moist and delicious. Honestly, you will not be able to taste or feel the lack of gluten in this chocolaty delight.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Events

    Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo returns to Oaks this weekend

    Oaks >> Animal lovers looking for a winter event for the whole family have found just what they’re looking for in the Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo, which returns to the area Jan. 13, 14 and 15.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

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    Boyertown Education Foundation receives check from Waste Management

    Waste Management knows the importance that Education plays in the lives the children in our community. Waste Management, Community Relations Manager, Patty Barthel presented a check to the Foundation for Boyertown Education. The check presented in the amount of $3500 is part of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC). The foundation will use this donation to fund innovative programming in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

    Foundation for Boyertown Education|

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    WATCH: PennDOT launches video to assist Pennsylvanians in navigating roundabouts

    HARRISBURG >> The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has launched a video to assist Pennsylvanians in navigating roundabouts. The video instructs viewers how to use both single and multi-lane roundabouts whether in a vehicle, on a bicycle or on foot.

    By PennDOT For Digital First Media|

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