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Thursday, September 4, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

Duh net heit, was dich maerye reie kennt. Don't do today what you may rue tomorrow.

Die dumme waerre net all. Fools will never die out.


Hope Community Church, Claussville Road, will host Friday Night in the Light 7 p.m. Sept. 5.

Praise bands, good food, and fellowship available for the family.

Everyone welcome to attend.

Call 610-285-6967 for more information on church events.


Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department will be selling hoagies through Sept. 19, from Thompson's, Walnutport.

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

Pickup will be at the fire station 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 9.


Mark your calendar for a great weekend of activities noon-6 p.m. Sept. 13 and 14 at the Schpotyaahr Fescht (Fall Festival) at the Weisenberg Lowhill Historical Society at Werleys Corner, 4590 Werleys Corner Road, New Tripoli.

The festival will take place rain or shine.

A reunion of one-room schoolhouse students will take place with pictures taken 3:30 p.m. Sept. 14 of individual schools in Weisenberg and Lowhill townships and a group picture.

If you have memorabilia of your one-room school experience, share it by calling Sterling at 610-285-6870, Gloria at 610-285-6741 or Renae at 610-285-4027.

The library will be open both days for genealogy buffs.

There will be good food, bake sales, a "medicine man," lots of children's activities, pony cart rides and much more.

Musical entertainment will be provided by Nicole Donatone and the Hawks 2 p.m. Sept.13.

The Majestics will entertain 2 p.m. Sept. 14.

There will be valet service for the handicapped.

Bring lawn chairs, sit yourself down, and enjoy two days of relaxation and loads of fun.

There is no admission charge and entertainment is free.

Call 610-298-2352 for information.


Claussville Garden Club will meet 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at Seipstown Grange, Claussville Road.

Fred Buse will make a presentation about "Agriculture in Tuscany and along the Amalfi Coast, Italy.

The community is welcome to attend.

Call Rose at 610-285-4476 for information.


Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2096 Independent Road, New Smithville, invites children, ages 5 through 13 to Kids Fun Zone 6-9 p.m. Sept. 20.

This is a free event where the kids enjoy supper, fun, fellowship, crafts, games, snacks and much more.

Call 610-285-2235 or go to to see what the evening is like.


Market Day is coming back to Weisenberg Elementary School!

Good food is available for purchase on-line at Enter account number 24729.

Proceeds go directly to the school and are used to purchase equipment, programs and more.

Orders must be in by Sept. 17 with pickup in the school cafeteria between 4:45-5:30 p.m. Sept. 23.

Call 610-751-2475, email for help in ordering.

Mach's gut,

Mary Bittner Henry