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Kutztown Thriving plants native garden at Welcome to Kutztown sign

By Lisa Mitchell|

Daniel Boone School District outsources custodial services

AMITY >> The Daniel Boone Area School Board voted unanimously Monday to hire an outside firm to provide custodial and other maintenance services, a move that could cost 35 district jobs. ...

By Denise Larive For Digital First Media |


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    Frog Holler to perform at Kutztown Park

    Saturday evening, June 4 from 7 to 9 p.m., the Kutztown Park Bandshell will host the widely known and popular local indie rock band Frog Holler. They will be performing as part of this year’s Borough of Kutztown’s “2016 Concert Series in the Park,” and are billing this as a New CD Release event, as they celebrate their 20th year in existence.

    Borough of Kutztown |

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    Patriot Community Calendar June 2

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    Dream Vacations opens new location in Kutztown

    Representatives from the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce, friends, family and valued clients recently joined Dream Vacations for its grand re-opening ribbon cutting ceremony of its Kutztown location at 181 West Main Street.

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce |

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    Fleetwood Girl Scout Cadette Troop 1028 travels to Knoebel’s

    Fleetwood Girl Scout Cadette Troop 1028 planned an overnight trip to Knoebel’s, which included camping. The girls enjoyed some outdoor Girl Scout activities in the attached campgrounds, along with the amusements and entertainment of the Knoebel’s Amusement Park.


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    Fleetwood Girl Scout Senior Troop 1684 puts up blue ribbons

    Fleetwood Girl Scout Senior Troop 1684 put up blue ribbons in Fleetwood, supplied by Mayor Tammy Gore. Members of the Fleetwood Police Department greeted the girls as they began putting the ribbons out on signs and poles in the borough. Ribbons were placed on Richmond Street from the high school up to West Main Street, then along both sides of West Main Street from Franklin Street to the Fleetwood Park. It was estimated that the girls put up more than 80 ribbons.


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    Fleetwood Area School District Report: Student Achievements 2015-16

    Each year I enjoy sharing the many accomplishments of our students. These accomplishments range from excellence in academics and vocational skills to excellence in fine arts and athletics.

    By Dr. Paul Eaken Superintendent, FASD |

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    Fleetwood Area Middle School Students of the Month: March & April

    March Grade 5: Chloe Bower, Ailing Chen, Evangeline Crossley, Owen Kotsch, Ashely Stone, Kathryn Tanis, Christina Ventura, Delani Walker and Samuel Zelko


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    Martial artists celebrate Belt Promotion Night at Ellixson’s

    At Ellixson’s Tae Kwon Do Academy, we have a simple formula to develop good martial artists. Good habits breeds discipline; discipline breeds skill; skill breeds confidence. Once a student experiences this formula or way of learning, it inspires them to use this formula at home, in school and in life. At The Academy, we are not just teaching a “sport” or “activity,” we are teaching lessons for life. These life lessons, students can apply “on the...

    Ellixson’s Tae Kwon Do Academy |

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    Von Dohren, Sipe, Beltz win after unwelcome layoff

    BECHTELSVILLE >> Paint swapping, racing action finally returned to the 1/3-mile high banks of Grandview Speedway on Saturday night following a three-week vacation courtesy of Mother Nature.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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    Pauch Sr. tops Jr. in photo finish at Action Track

    Kutztown >> The Action Track USA has been hosting events for just over three seasons, and the progressively banked oval on the Kutztown Fairgrounds has certainly seen its share of exciting races and close finishes in each of its three weekly divisions. But none of those oh-so-close battles for the checkered was as close as last Wednesday’s main event for the USAC All Pro SpeedSTRs.

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