Virginia Lorraine Schwenk, the one-time Knox postmaster whose family owned the Knox Country Store, died on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at the Visiting Nurse Association Hospice House in Vero Beach, Fla. She was 93.
The Hilltown Community Resource Center has had a surge of demand in its food pantry this year. To sponsor a family for the holidays or to make an appointment to shop in the food pantry, call the resource center at 797-5256.
The land above the Helderberg escarpment was settled by German speakers from the river-bottom land along the Rhine, forced out by religious wars. Their story is as rich as the mythic story of the Pilgrims and should be told.