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Chocoholics rejoice! It’s National Milk Chocolate Day (VIDEO)

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THE TABLE: Australia - the smallest continent

The Commonwealth of Australia is comprised of the Mainland, the island of Tasmania and several other small islands, for a total of 2,969,907 square miles surrounded by the Pacific Ocean. ...

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  • Recipes

    VIDEO: Experts share tips for DIY sushi success

    Craving crunchy shrimp or California rolls? Have a taste for spicy tuna? Make your own with help from sushi experts like Tai Ha.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    YANKEE CHEF: Healthy and satisfying broiled cod dish

    My kind of salad! I chose cod because it has the lowest fat content of any fish and cooks rapidly. Tilapia is also a great white fish for this recipe. But what I truly love about this dish is the beautiful presentation as well as a “feel good about yourself” result. Healthy and satisfying in every way.

    By Jim Bailey |

  • Food

    VIDEO: The best simple grilled cheese

    Do you like or love grilled cheese but don’t care for the fancy recipes all over the internet? Check out this recipe that differs from the original just a little bit with different kinds of cheese.

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  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Texas - The Lone Star State

    The lone star on the Texas state flag signifies Texas was once an independent republic, as well as the state’s struggle with Mexico. The lone star first appeared on a flag fashioned in 1836.

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  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar July 10

    Event Submissions: Send to ldillon@berksmontnews.com a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject.

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  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Charlie (dog) Charlie is a four year old Jack Russell terrier who has not had an easy life. He was hit by a car at 18 months and lost the sight in his right eye and now needs a new home because his owner passed away. Charlie is used to being an only dog but is having fun playing with a dog his own size in his foster home. He is a sweet boy who deserves a loving family. Charlie needs to live in a cat free home. For more information on Charlie and all the other dogs and cats...

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  • Food

    ‘Dishing up New Jersey’: cookbook features recipes from across the state

    Buttered roll. That’s the first recipe in “Dishing Up New Jersey,” a new cookbook celebrating the Garden State or as the publisher puts it — “a love letter to New Jersey’s best bites.”

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    YANKEE CHEF: This sweet treat might become your favorite nibbler

    These treats are delicious, quick, easy and just downright the perfect nibbler. By replacing over half the fat in the bowl of these cookies with apple jelly, you are adding an extra touch of flavor. As for the cashews, crush them easily with a plastic bag and a rolling pin. It’s just that simple!

    By Jim Bailey |

  • Lifestyle

    Want to find out where the fireworks will be over the next couple of days? Check out the interactive map

    In the mood to see some fireworks before the July 4th holiday is gone? Here is where you can find them.

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  • Diet and exercise

    Keep nutrition in mind while traveling for the 4th of July

    Holiday travel has its perks, like getting away for a while and seeing family — but nobody enjoys holiday weight gain.

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com @MichileaP on Twitter |

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