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WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Fun for all — including an Oktoberfest featuring a Hasselhoff-Off competition

By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

ARTHUR GARRISON: Is Donald Trump the next Barry Goldwater?

In America, elections have consequences because they are seldom without significant political debate. This is all the more true at the presidential level. While all such elections have been significant, some have been pivotal. ...

By Arthur Garrison Columnist|

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    column: What hangs in the balance this election?

    Whether you’re liberal, conservative, libertarian or a Green party member, on the eve of selecting the next American president there are some things to consider. Your vote is more than a just tally for a candidate; it’s a referendum on the future of our country.

    By Mary Cantell Guest columnist|

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    Out & About: Trail Time

    Bikes loaded, check. Helmets and air pump loaded, check. Water and snacks packed, check. Backup water and backup snacks packed, check, check. It’s 8 a.m. on a Sunday morning, and Theresa and I are off to bike another trail. “Where are we headed?” Theresa asks curiously. “We’re going north, to the D & L Trail,” I responded with a grin. Time to get those legs ready!

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    Emma Ketterer named a Budding Artist by Dancing Tree Creations

    Dancing Tree Creations Artisans Gallery and Studio is proud to name Emma Ketterer as their next Budding Artist. An opening reception, with light refreshments and the opportunity to meet other local artists, will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2016, from 5pm to 7pm. The Budding Artist Program provides school-aged artists an opportunity to join over 200 local and national artisans in exhibiting and selling their crafts for a three-month period of time with all proceeds going to the Budding...

    From Dancing Tree Creations Artisans Gallery & Studio |

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    Keim Music Fest coming up Oct. 1

    There’s a fun-filled day of music, food, and history at the second annual Keim Music Fest from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Jacob Keim Farmstead in Oley. This event is a one-day music event held outdoors to raise awareness and restoration funds for the Keim Farmstead, a property owned by the Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County.

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    The Stanford Marshmellow Experiment

    “Every choice we make is an investment in a future we cannot see.” — Alicia Britt Chole

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  • Welcome to my World: The Tradition of Hope Chests

    When growing up in the ’50s, as a teen on a farm, I knew about hope chests. My understanding was that unmarried girls collected items, such as handmade embroidered linens, tablecloths, bureau scarves, and placed them in their “hope chest” in hopes of a future marriage.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

  • Entertainment

    ‘Long Island Medium’ coming to Liacouras Center in Philadelphia

    “Don’t be discouraged because I’m at such a large venue. I’m not on stage the whole time,” Theresa Caputo said in a phone interview about her upcoming “Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience” tour date at Temple University’s Liacouras Center.

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Food

    ‘More-with-Less’: Iconic cookbook celebrates 40th anniversary

    Cara Longacre Hurst remembers testing many, many recipes. She was just a kid when her mom wrote the “More-with-Less” cookbook, celebrating “simple, joyful eating.”

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

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    YANKEE CHEF: A sweet treat to enjoy on a fall evening

    Here is a dense, creamy and luscious pie that is my version of a baked Indian pudding, but much tastier. As you can see, it has some milk foam, but don’t be alarmed. I will show you how to make 1 minute foam just like the celebrity chefs make on television, but without special equipment.

    By Jim Bailey|

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    New banners to honor fallen soldiers unveiled at Montgomery County Courthouse

    NORRISTOWN >> The vibrant colors of the new banners surrounding Montgomery County Courthouse represented a renewed pledge to honor 17 Montgomery County residents who gave their lives in military service.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st-centurymedia.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter|

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