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Weisenberg

Thursday, April 3, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

Wer net sammelt im Summer, muss leide im Winder. If you don't gather in summer, you will have want in winter.

Es Schtehle koscht oft meh as es eibringt. In stealing, the cost is more than what you would get.

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Northwestern Youth Wrestling and Cheering is having a basket bingo fundraiser 1 p.m. April 5 at the Lynnport Fire Company. There will be hostess raffles, specials and door prizes.

Food will be available for purchase.

Call Charlene at 610-298-8625 to purchase tickets.

Weisenberg

Thursday, March 20, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

Wie der letscht Freidaag im Munet, so is der negscht Munet. As the last Friday of the month, so will be the next month.

Zwee Haarwaerwl uff me Kind seim Kopp bedeide as es gscheit waert. Two cowlicks on a child's head are a sign of brightness.

Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2096 Independent Road, New Smithville, is hosting a Gospel concert by "Witness" 7 p.m. on March 30.

The concert is free, so come for an evening of fellowship and music.

Friday Night at the Movies at Lighthouse will be 7 p.m. March 28.

Weisenberg

Thursday, March 13, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Mei Liewe Freind,

Wammer Veggel aaregt eb sie die Aage uffhen, losse die Alde sie verrecke.

If you touch birds before their eyes are open, the parent birds will let them starve.

Mer soll ken Reche uff der Kopp lege, schunscht heile die Engel im Himmel.

Do not let a rake lie on the ground with the teeth upward; it makes the angels weep in Heaven.

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Coming to Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2096 Independent Road, New Smithville, is "Witness" in concert 7 p.m. March 30.

Mei Liewe Freind,

Thursday, February 20, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

En Linker macht nix recht, viel annere aa net. A lefthander does nothing right; many others don't either.

Aus gebackne Oier gebt's ken Hinkel. You can't hatch chickens from fried eggs or you can't have your cake and eat it, too.

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Weisenberg Lowhill Township Historical Society will meet 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 25 at the Weisenberg Township Municipal Building, 2175 Seipstown Road, Fogelsville.

David K. Bausch, antique car and toy collector, will be the speaker.

Mei Liewe Freind,

Thursday, February 6, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Was net froges waerdt is is net hovves waerdt. What is not asked for is not valuable.

Farsprecha maucht shoolda. Promises make debts.

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Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department, 2500 Golden Key Road (Route 863 N), is selling 9- or 6-inch chicken, sausage or beef pies from Zook's in Ronks, Lancaster County, Feb. 12-26.

Pickup at the fire station 4:30-6:30 p.m. March 6.

Call Pat at 610-285-2488 to place an order.

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Market Day is coming up once again. Place an order for delicious food at marketday.com with account 24729 by Feb. 19.

Mei Liewe Freind,

Thursday, January 23, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Won ich geld hob bin ich looshtich, Won ich kens hob bin ich groosh-tich. If I have money, I am cheerful. If I have none, I am cranky.

Ware net coomed tsu rechter zeit. Dare muss nemma was ivverich bleibt. Whoever does not come at the correct time, must take and be satisfied with whatever is left.

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Weisenberg Volunteer Fire Department is sponsoring cookies for Valentines Day.

Included are sand tarts, spritz and Russian tea cookies. All are packaged in 1-pound boxes.

Forget the weight-loss resolution for the new year or order some for your sweetheart.

Mei Liewe Freind,

Thursday, January 9, 2014 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Es nemmt alle Sadde Leit fer'n Welt. It takes all sorts of people to make a world.

Fleissiche Leit hen immer eppes zu duh. Busy people always have something to do.

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Night at the Movies will be 7 p.m. Jan. 24 at Lighthouse Church, 2096 Independent Road, New Smithville.

The movie is a true story about a mother's love and determination that inspired one ordinary boy to reach extraordinary heights. His name is Dr. Benjamin Carson.

This free movie is appropriate for all ages.

Refreshments will be served.

Mei Liewe Freind,

Thursday, December 26, 2013 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Columns

Hallich Nei Yaahr zu Alliebber! Happy New Year to everyone!

Uff Neiyaahrmarye soll mer'n Brotwarscht esse, so as mer's Yaahr schtarick un grefdich is.

On New Year's morning, we should eat sausage so we will be strong and robust all year.

Uff die Neiyaahr darf mer ken Eppel odder Niss esse odder mer waert voll Gschwaere.

On New Year's, we are not supposed to eat apples or nuts or we will get full of boils.

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Historical society has banquet

Thursday, December 19, 2013 by MARY BITTNER HENRY Special to The Press in Local News

More than 75 members of the Weisenberg Lowhill Township Historical Society gathered at the Seipstown Grange recently to enjoy an evening of feasting and fellowship for the group's annual banquet.

The speaker for the evening was Gregory D. Huber of Past Perspectives House Histories, Macungie.

Huber specializes in many facets of house and barn histories, such as family histories, architectural analysis, dates of construction, structural house reports, chain of title deed searches, as well as barn, monument and site histories.