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Bern Township Police Officer charged with insurance fraud, false reports after hit-and-run crash

By Lisa Mitchell|

Lane closures on Route 422 scheduled near Pottstown next week

Lower Pottsgrove >> Right lane closures are scheduled next week on eastbound and westbound Route 422 in the Pottstown area. ...

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    Lane closures on Route 422 scheduled near Pottstown next week

    Lower Pottsgrove >> Right lane closures are scheduled next week on eastbound and westbound Route 422 in the Pottstown area.

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    Bern Township Police Officer charged with insurance fraud, false reports after hit-and-run crash

    Bern Township Police Officer Douglass M. Brown, 41, South Heidelberg Township, has been arrested on insurance fraud and false reports after Berks County District Attorney Detectives investigated a hit-and-run accident and vehicle theft report.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: ‘Doc McStuffins’ exhibit comes to Reading Museum and much more all around the region

    Visit the Doc Reading Public Museum: Jan. 27-May 20 experience the first-ever museum exhibit based on Disney Junior’s Peabody Award-winning television series “Doc McStuffins” in the Meinig Gallery and World Cultures Gallery at 500 Museum Road, Reading. “Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit” will transport kids and families from Doc’s backyard clinic to the McStuffins Toy Hospital. There, families are invited to help Doc perform check-ups and...

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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    Rafferty to seek fifth term in Pa. Senate

    State Sen. John Rafferty Jr. announced Wednesday he will seek re-election to a fifth term representing the 44th Senatorial District in Harrisburg.

    By Tony Phyrillas tphyrillas@21st-centurymedia.com @tonyphyrillas on Twitter|

  • Food

    THE TREND IS TO BLEND: Meat-and-mushroom recipes to try tonight

    Imagine an award-winning pitmaster serves you a juicy cheeseburger piled high with toppings. Bet your mouth’s watering. But this isn’t your typical patty. There’s a twist — button mushrooms blended with the beef.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

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    Northeast Berks Chamber announces Board Officers for 2018: Dustin Adam, John L. Scott, and Heather Uczynski

    The Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce, Kutztown, announces new officers for 2018. President Dustin Adam, Edward Jones, Fleetwood; 1st Vice-President & Treasurer John L. Scott, Community First Fund; and Heather Uczynski, Leading Edge Business Consulting, Leesport began a one-year term on Jan. 12.

    From Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce |

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    Chamber elects new board members to three-year terms

    Five new board members, who had been declared elected on Dec. 8, began three-year terms Jan. 12 and will serve the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors through December 2020.

    From Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce|

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    Jack knifed truck strikes SUV, trucks on 78, Tilden Township

    State Police Patrol Units were dispatched to Interstate 78 westbound in Tilden Township at 10:47 a.m. on Jan. 17 for reports of a jack knifed tractor trailer truck.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • Entertainment

    CONCERT PREVIEW: Rediscover the surf rock sound with The Ventures

    Sellersville Theater presents a concert of beachy instrumentals with The Venutres, which of course will feature “Walk, Don’t Run” and “Hawaii Five-O,” as well as related popular ‘60s surf rock songs that the band has made their own, such as “Pipeline” (recorded by The Ventures in 1963, but best known for the top-10 version in that same year by The Chantays) and “Wipe Out” (recorded by The Ventures for their 2016 album...

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter Unless they launch a sneak attack from their groovy 1965 Christmas album|

  • Food

    QUICK COOK: Indonesian flavors spice up dinner

    This simple, vibrant curry, which originates from the Indonesian island of Java, makes a splendid “introductory” curry. It’s mild enough for sensitive palates, since it does not include any chiles and the white pepper is optional, and it’s super easy to make.

    By Stacie Dong and Simran Singh Special to Digital First Media|

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