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Garden Spot Village hosts Marketplace Vacation Bible School

Garden Spot Village will host a three-day Marketplace Vacation Bible School with the theme “Jesus is my Teacher,” July 17-19, from 9-11:30 a.m. each morning.

Children entering Kindergarten through Grade 6 are invited to attend. Children will enjoy music, drama, crafts and Bible stories each day.


Source: Berkscounty

Twin Valley support staff union votes to authorize a strike

Union members present at a recent meeting of The Twin Valley Education Support Personnel Association (TVESPA) voted unanimously to authorize a strike.

Association President, Donald Refford Jr., said the following: “We have now gone years without a raise. Not a dime. Meanwhile, administrators such as Bob Pleis and Rita and Scott Haddock have all taken substantial raises.


Source: Berkscounty

Tri County Record Community Calendar July 17

Submit events about 10 days in advance of publication date to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com. Note Tri County Record Calendar.

Through July 29

Line dancing and lessons: including beginner lessons, are now being held Sundays 6 to 8 p.m. through July 29 at Living God Lutheran Church, 3200 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook.


Source: Berkscounty

Twin Valley Rotary inducts new president

Chris Doyle was inducted as the 22nd president of the Twin Valley Rotary at the club’s June 28 meeting at the Windmill Restaurant. Chris will be serving from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.

Serving on the club’s board will be the following officers: Mary Ellen Mahan, secretary; Reid Herren, treasurer; and Les Groves, Rotary Foundation chair.


Source: Berkscounty

Tackling student loan debt requires early planning

What does student debt look like in America? The numbers speak for themselves.

In 2017, the Pew Research Center published a brief based on data from the Federal Reserve Board (1). It revealed:

. Americans owed more than $1.3 trillion in student loans by June 2017, more than two and a half times what they owed a decade earlier.


Source: Berkscounty

Woman killed in crash involving car, tractor trailer on Route 42 in Bellmawr, New Jersey

A woman riding in a car was killed after the vehicle crashed into a truck and was left wedged underneath its trailer on Route 42.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Funeral for Philadelphia firefighter who died following training exercise

Hundreds paid their respects Wednesday to honor a 34-year veteran of the Philadelphia Fire Department who died last month.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Rescued Thai boys make victory signs from hospital beds

The 12 boys rescued from deep within a flooded cave in northern Thailand made two-finger victory signs from their hospital beds on Wednesday in a moving video from the isolation ward where they’re recuperating from their 18-day ordeal.
Source: Channel 6 ABC Affiliate PA

Kutztown Community Library hosts bus trip to Philadelphia stadiums

Join the Kutztown Community Library on Aug. 13 as they host a bus trip to the Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies’ sports stadiums.

The trip starts with a guided tour of Lincoln Financial Field, home of the 2018 Super Bowl Champions; the Philadelphia Eagles. Visitors will tour the playing field as well as the Eagles Locker Room, the post-game Interview Room, the Press Box, the Broadcast Booth and a guest suite.


Source: Berkscounty

All Aboard the Kutztown Library Express!

Hop on the Allentown and Auburn Railroad with the Kutztown Community Library on Aug. 4.

The library is hosting a fundraiser in partnership with the railroad. Travel goes on a four-mile journey from Kutztown to Topton, PA and back. Participants are able to choose from one of four themed rides, all of which include a stop at the picnic grove.


Source: Berkscounty