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THE TABLE: Boston, Massachusetts

It was in Boston that the American Revolution erupted with the Boston Tea Party. The British retaliated for this event with the colonists feistily fighting back. ...

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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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    GRAPHIC: Celebrating 100 years of the National Park Service

    The Organic Act, establishing the National Park Service, was signed into law 100 years ago today.

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  • Food

    FOOD: Five takes on late-summer pies

    Piles of peaches, tons of tomatoes, buckets of blackberries — savor the flavors of summer … in a pie.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

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    YANKEE CHEF: Make room for this sweet, spicy recipe

    What would summer be without the stickiness that is barbecue and the smell of sausages literally floating overhead? Try this sweet, yet spicy, recipe that pairs well with anything you can lug to the picnic table ... and then some!

    By Jim Bailey |

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    Educators learn the ABCs of school wellness at Pottstown institute

    Right before students are due to return for the fall session, tri-county area educators learned how to incorporate play into the school day during a wellness seminar at the Pottstown Middle School.

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

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    Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Aug. 21

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

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    Youth cyclists explore fitness connection between area trails and waterways

    The Greater Philadelphia region is full of not only trails but also extensive waterways where people can enjoy a variety of recreational activities from bicycling to kayaking. Many times, the water and trails go hand-in-hand making it easy to bike to a location then jump into a boat for some paddling fun.

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

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    THE TABLE: Saratoga Springs, N.Y., lays claim being birthplace of the club sandwich

    Saratoga Springs has been a popular destination for over 200 years due to the area’s natural mineral springs. The Saratoga Fault allows the water trapped beneath the surface to rise. The springs can be found throughout the town. These waters are believed to have health and healing powers. They are famous for varied and distinct tastes. Though there is a sulfur odor connected, records show there is no presence of sulfur to mention.

    By Bette Banjack |

  • Food

    YANKEE CHEF: Potato salad combines veggies, crabmeat

    I remember so well one of my parents’ first restaurants in Maine. It was the Canaan Country Kitchen. It was there that I first learned his recipe for cole slaw dressing that I have never had since. So what a perfect marriage, combining cole slaw, great dressing, some crunchy vegetables and crabmeat. Think about it for a moment ... done? Now go make it!

    By Jim Bailey |

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    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 |

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