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    Daniel Boone School Board OKs budget with tax hike

    The Daniel Boone Area School Board voted 5-3 on June 18 to balance the 2018-19 budget with a .63 mill property tax increase.

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    Celebrating our country’s history at Daniel Boone Homestead

    Spend the day at the Daniel Boone Homestead on Saturday, June 30, learning about how our 18th Century citizens prepared for the American Revolution. Learn about the militia and the cavalry. Visit the blacksmith, gun builder and Revolutionary War Surgeon. Tour the Boone House to learn about life in the 18th century.

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    Hopewell Furnace Site Trail Plan open for public comment

    The Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site Trail Plan Environmental Assessment and Assessment of Effect has been released and is open for public comment.

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    Restoring Hope Foundation winner announced from Cumru

    In July 2016, Liza Chisolm, Cumru Township, found her life unraveling after the death of her 23-year-old daughter, Haley-Rae. Today, Chisolm works two jobs while raising her two sons Julio, 17, and Hunter, 14, but she admits to letting things go around the house. Her siding needs to be fixed, her deck is collapsing, she has no lights in one room, and the house could use quite a bit of TLC.

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    David Lomnychuk receives Boscov Community Leader Award

    In memory of Albert Boscov, founder of The Pennsylvania Community Development and Finance Corporation (PCDfc), Jim Boscov awards Mr. David Lomnychuk with the Albert Boscov Community Leader Recognition Award. David Lomnychuk owner of David’s Cleaning Service, highlights many benefits over other local cleaning businesses while showing passion for making a difference in social, civic and entrepreneurial effort within the community.

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    Patriot Item Community Calendar June 28

    Submit events about 10 days in advance of publication date to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com. Note Kutztown Patriot Calendar.

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    Expand imagination at Kutztown Library’s Summer Quest

    Summer Quest is in full swing at the Kutztown Community Library! All ages are encouraged to keep their minds active, and have fun this summer.

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    Fleetwood teen wins Child Hunger is No Fairytale competition

    MCA of the USA (Y-USA) announced the winners of their national Child Hunger is No Fairytale youth art competition that called on children and teens to use their imaginations to depict hunger scenes from classic fairytales. Kara G., Fleetwood, 16, was named one of the five winners.

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    Elvis sighting at Hamburg Strand

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT PREVIEW: Jeffrey Gaines releases studio album, plays at The Kennett Flash

    For Jeffrey Gaines, the release of “Alright,” his first album in 15 years, is the culmination of a body of work that has long established his standing as one of music’s most gifted songwriters, vocalists and performers.