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Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Aug. 28

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THE TABLE: Savannah, Georgia

Savannah, Ga., is considered the most historical area in the United States. It is the oldest city in Georgia and is the county seat of Chatham. ...

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  • Lifestyle

    East Pikeland Township Historic Walking Tour

    The Middle Pickering National Register Historic District along Pickering Creek is featured as the annual historic walking tour site in East Pikeland Township on August 18. The Middle Pickering District is home to buildings and people who define the transformation of early industry in Chester County to the towering urban achievements of mid-20th century Philadelphia. The village of Merlin was an important crossroads for industry and agriculture in the 18th and 19th centuries. 50 years later,...

    Submitted by East Pikeland Township |

  • Lifestyle

    Upper Pottsgrove, Upper Frederick win $7,500 in regional parks contest

    Two townships came out on top for this year’s regional tri-county parks contest and won $7,500 each to go toward improvements.

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

  • Food

    Today’s the day to enjoy some s’mores

    Bet you can almost taste it — creamy chocolate, gooey marshmallow and crispy graham cracker. The quintessential combination leaves young and old wanting s’more.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Lifestyle

    Hearse and Professional Vehicle Show returns to Laurel Hill Cemetery

    Organizers promise visitors there won’t be any tear-inducing obsequies or gloomy dirges at Aug. 13’s Eighth Annual Hearse and Professional Vehicle Show in Philadelphia’s historic Laurel Hill Cemetery.

    By M. English For Digital First Media |

  • Lifestyle

    Area restaurants serve local and fresh on a plate

    Fresh produce is all around, now that we are in the midst of summer. Pennsylvania is full of farms that provide area restaurants with locally sourced ingredients.

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

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Falls at Niagara

    At the southern edge of the North Gorge stands – or should I say flows - Niagara Falls, made up of three waterfalls on the international border between Ontario, Canada and the state of New York. The three falls are the Canadian Side, the American Side and the Bride Veil Falls, also on the American side.

    By Bette Banjack THE TABLE |

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar Aug. 7

    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

    Hazel (dog) Hazel is a beautiful 10 year old Tibetan Spaniel Mix whose owner became ill and can no longer care for her. Hazel loves to cuddle and be petted and is used to a quieter household. She is a very sweet girl who loves everyone she meets and lived with other dogs. For information on Hazel and all the other dogs and cats that Spay and Save has for adoption, please visit www.spayandsave.org.

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  • Food

    TOP TAPAS: Enjoy Spanish small plates at home

    While visiting Spain, Jenny Young, then an English college student, fell in love — with the cuisine, the culture and the country itself.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    YANKEE CHEF: Spicy, sweet apple rings are delicious any time

    I remember these spiced apple rings as a child, with my parents using 1 slice placed on top of a little lettuce as garnish for entrees at their restaurants. They are spicy, sweet and so delicious. These apple rings are great as a side for any barbecue, picnic or even as a colorful addition to your holiday table.

    By Jim Bailey |

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