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Posts published in “Day: July 10, 2018”

Lifeguards warn of rip currents at the Jersey shore

It looked like a picture perfect beach day in Atlantic City Tuesday, but that makes the lifeguards’ jobs that much harder. With the risk for rip currents going up, they have a big job over the next few days.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Running back LeSean McCoy denies allegation of bloodying girlfriend

NFL running back LeSean McCoy says an allegation posted on social media accusing him of bloodying his former girlfriend’s face is baseless and false.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

All 12 boys, their coach rescued from Thai cave

All 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand, the Thai navy SEALs said Tuesday, ending an 18-day ordeal that riveted people around the world.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

A Look Back in History: National Register property owners maintain and preserve our heritage

In the shadow of the Berks County Conservancy, volunteers who had surveyed the historic early American heritage of the East Penn Valley decades ago, modern citizens could not believe it was possible for a civilized community such as ours to demolish one of our landmark buildings, which was once slated to be put on the National Register of Historic buildings in the United States!

A historic honor fought over by many citizens who wanted their homes registered on this architectural who’s who in America.

Source: Berkscounty

6 youth paddle Lehigh River, hike Appalachian Trail

Six members of the Hawk Mountain Conservation Corps (HMCC) service learning program braved the heat over what was considered an extreme heat wave. They trekked more than 40 miles over the 4th of July weekend making a circumference of Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in the Kempton area.

“Packrafting Pennsylvania II, The Circumference of Home,” included a paddle along the Lehigh River down to Lehigh Gap/Appalachian Trail from which they spent the next two days to hike on the Appalachian Trail back to Hawk Mountain Sanctuary.

Source: Berkscounty

Leesport Summer Playground Program kicks off

The Leesport Summer Playground Program returned Monday July 9 after a lengthy hiatus, but there’s no break in the number of activities on this years’ 5-week schedule.

T-shirt painting, water balloon baseball, bingo, and free play were just a few of the events that took place on opening day. Upcoming events include canvas and rock painting, scavenger hunts, field games, and a variety of craft projects.

Source: Berkscounty

Keystone Social Club hosts annual Golf Tournament

The 2018 Keystone Social Club recently held their annual Keystone Social Club Golf Tournament, a two-man scramble golf tournament held at Green Acres Golf Course in Bernville.

The course was in fine condition and the weather was ideal. Ian Shollenberger and Jared Palubinski were victorious with a score of 60 (-10).

Source: Berkscounty

Honey Brook students celebrate International Mud Day

Students at Tel Hai School Age Summer Camp in Honey Brook celebrated International Mud Day on Friday, June 29. Students ranging from first grade to eighth grade enjoyed the day by connecting with nature and the earth beneath their feet, getting their hands messy and playing in the mud.

Source: Berkscounty

American Legion Post 537's first golf outing a huge success

On Saturday, May 5h, the Manor Golf Club in Sinking Spring played host to the Colonel Jacob P. Morgan American Legion Post 537’s first Annual Golf Outing in support of their Building Fund Campaign.

With the day upon them and not knowing what to expect, the Building Fund Committee headed to the golf course with their band of volunteers.

Source: Berkscounty