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    Julie Stark, Keith Haring named 2018 Distinguished Alumni of Year

    Kutztown Area School District Education Foundation announce the recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Alumni of the Year, Julie Stark and the late Keith Haring. They will be honored at a reception at Moselem Springs Country Club on June 5, 5 to 7 p.m. Stark will also deliver the commencement address to Kutztown Area High School’s graduating class of 2018 on June 8.

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    Vulakovich, Schwank introduce sextortion legislation to criminalize the coercion of sexual conduct

    Pennsylvania Sens. and Judy Schwank (D-11) and Randy Vulakovich (R-38) have introduced legislation that aims to criminalize the coercion of sexual conduct.

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    Finalist backs out of Boyertown school superintendent job

    BOYERTOWN >> The top choice to be the next superintendent of the Boyertown Area School District has decided he doesn’t want the job after all.

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    Boyertown Elementary students plant trees for Earth Day

    BOYERTOWN >> Boyertown Elementary students got a head start on Earth Day Friday.

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    Berks History Center presented Achievement Award from PA Museums

    On April 16, the Berks History Center accepted an Institutional Achievement Award from PA Museums, Pennsylvania’s statewide trade association serving museum professionals and institutions, at PA Museum’s Annual Conference in State College, PA.

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    Girl Scouts learn important babysitting skills

    The Boyertown Service Unit of Girl Scouts of Eastern PA held a Super Sitter event on Saturday, April 14, at St. Columbkill’s Roman Catholic Church in Boyertown. Forty six girls, under the leadership of Mary Flanagan, R.N., learned very important life-saving skills.

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    Brownie Troop 1759 shows off their spring hats

    Brownie Troop #1759 celebrated the arrival of spring by decorating hats. Each girl created her own design. The troop then interrupted a BACA (Boyertown Area Choral Association) rehearsal and paraded through the Sanctuary at Good Shepherd UCC in Boyertown to show off their hats. The girls also paraded around the block.

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    Boyertown Area Choral Association presents noteworthy tunes from the movies

    The Boyertown Area Choral Association went to the movies to draw inspiration for the start of its 28th season. “Movie Tunes: Songs Made Famous through Film from the 1930s to the Present” is the theme for this year’s spring concerts. On Sunday, April 29, at 3 p.m. the chorus will sing at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1749 S. Main Street, Bechtelsville. The concert in Boyertown will be held the following week on Sunday, May 6, at 3 p.m. at The Good Shepherd United Church of...

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    Local dog and owner representing USA in agility championships in Italy

    Local dog agility competitor Linda Womer, of Gilbertsville, and her Papillon, Frenzi, are in Milan, Italy, to represent the United States at the 2018 IFCS World Agility Championships. The event takes place April 25 to 29 and is hosted by the International Federation of Cynological Sports (IFCS) with the help of their Italian affiliate Federazione Italiana Sport Cinofili (FISC).

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    Times & SBN Community Calendar April 26

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