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Thursday, August 21, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

Es is niemand so dumm as er net Leit finne kann graad so dumm wie er. There is no one so stupid he cannot find someone just as stupid as he is.

Die Lieb fallt graad so gern (leicht) uff en Keidreck wie uff en Ros. Love falls just as easily upon cow manure as it does on a rose.


Friday Night at the Movies will take place 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at Lighthouse Church, 2096 Independent Road, New Smithville.

"The Grace Card" is about a policeman who loses his son in an accident and then damages his career, his marriage, and family.

Call 610-285-2235 for more information.


Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring a hoagie sale. Orders will be taken Sept. 2-19. Pickup 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the station.

Call Pat at 610-285-2488 and order Italian, ham and cheese, turkey, roast beef or tuna hoagies.

All proceeds benefit the fire company.


Weisenberg Lowhill Township Historical Society will host its quarterly meeting and picnic starting 6:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at the home of Gene Allen.

Bring a covered dish or dessert and then enjoy Allen's art displays.

His mission is to do paintings of local properties before age consumes them.

Call Don at 610-298-2352 for directions.

The historical society's library, 4590 Werleys Corner Road, New Tripoli, will be open 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 1. Come and research the area or your family. Call Elaine at 610-285-6682 for information.


Schpotyaahr Fescht (Fall Festival) is coming to Werleys Corner 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 13 and 14. The theme this year is "Education of Yesteryear," in the Weisenberg and Lowhill townships one-room schools.

If anyone has artifacts, pictures or other information about these schoolhouses, bring them for exhibit. Pictures will be taken of former students of each school 3:30 p.m. Sept. 14.

There will be good food, baked goods, straw maze, children's activities, a "Medicine Man," basket raffle, and much more.

The entertainment on Sept. 13, by Nicole Donatone and The Hawks, begins 2 p.m.

The Majestics perform 2 p.m. Sept. 14. The library will be open and there will be museum tours.

Call Don at 610-298-2352 for more information.

Mach's gut,Mary BittnerHenry