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Berks County Intermediate Unit adds 7 new sites to Pre-K Counts preschool program; enrolling now

By Lisa Mitchell|

At the Movies with Rodeo - ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’: Good for kids and adults alike

The third installment of the “Kung Fu Panda” franchise combines animation, action and comedy, as Po (the title character) contemplates his identity. ...

By Rodeo Marie Hanson For Digital First Media |

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  • Entertainment

    Movie Review: ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

    English tea and zombies. What do the two have in common? Nothing at all. And yet in the movie “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,” it’s practically related. Refined English women and men, dressed impeccably, are forced to deal with the threat of zombies lurking about, searching for brains to eat, yet life goes on with balls, weddings and, of course, tea time.

    By Tamera Lawrence For Digital First Media |

  • Business

    Hamburg Family Dental moves to new office

    Hamburg Family Dental moved to a new office at 469 W. State Street in Hamburg, featuring a parking lot, ramp and new, upgraded equipment.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • Events

    Oley’s Ladyfingers Sewing Studio invites public to ‘Sew for the Animals’

    Ladyfingers Sewing Studio of Oley is hosting it’s first ever “Sew for the Animals” event on Saturday, Feb. 20.

    Rebecca Blanchard
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  • News

    Governor Mifflin schools compete in fifth annual Souper Bowl food drive

    Governor Mifflin School District

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  • Events

    Berks Humane Society announces pet adoption special for Valentine’s Day weekend

    Adoption fees for all pets will be waived at the Humane Society of Berks County (HSBC) from Feb. 12 – Feb. 14 during the organization’s “Runaway Train – Straight to Your Heart” adoption special sponsored by Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad. Throughout the weekend, the railroad will be hosting picture frame decorating for all of the families that adopt animals and each family adopting a pet has the opportunity to have their photo taken with...

    Berks Humane Society |

  • Features/People

    Boyertown Girl Scouts Valentine’s Dance offers memorable night

    More than 150 people recently attended the annual Valentine’s Dance, sponsored by the Boyertown Service Unit of Girl Scouts of Eastern PA.

    Girl Scouts of Eastern PA |

  • News

    Restoring Hope Foundation accepting 2016 build applications

    The Restoring Hope Foundation is now accepting applications for our 2016 build.

    HBA Restoring Hope Foundation |

  • News

    Ursinus sickness count reaches 192

    COLLEGEVILLE >> The total number of Ursinus College students sickened by the illness that swept across campus reached 192 as of Friday Feb. 12.

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-centurymedia.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • Columns

    Through My Eyes: A farewell to Berks-Mont

    It seems amazing to me now just how much can happen in so little time. At this time last year, I was a person with a vision impairment who had resigned himself to a job as a package assembler in a sheltered workshop working for piecework wages. This place hired me almost five years ago when no one else would, and, having been away from my college training for so long, I was convinced that it would be the only place that would ever want me.

    By Michael P. Hill Columnist |

  • Columns

    More promises, more students ignored

    In today’s 2016-2017 budget address, Governor Wolf proposed a dream for our state... A promise of more basic education funding for next year, based on the non-existent budget of this year.

    By Mary Steffey Guest Columnist |

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