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Hearing impairment doesn’t deter Hamburg junior Smith

By Jeff Dewees For Digital First Media|

Leesport mom awarded home makeover

Leesport resident Jaime Noll heard sirens in her neighborhood on May 11. Not realizing they were for her, Noll went out her back door to investigate and discovered a crowd of people in her backyard. Noll and her two daughters were surprised by the ann...

By Lisa Mitchell|


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    Albright College Receives Bronze Award for Supporting United Way of Berks County

    Albright College has once again received the Bronze Award from the United Way of Berks County for its support and contributions to the organization’s 2016 campaign.

    Submitted by Albright College|

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    Animal Rescue League of Berks County slates grassroots event to protect animals

    The Animal Rescue League of Berks County will be hosting a Grassroots Event to show animal advocates ways to help protect animals in the state of Pennsylvania and provide tools to become an effective citizen lobbyist. This free event will be held on Thursday, June 8, at 6 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel of Wyomissing and is open to the public.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

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    American Legion of Exeter Township announces Memorial Day plans

    EXETER >> The American Legion of Exeter Township will host its annual Memorial Day services on Monday, May 29, with the parade beginning at 9 a.m. a the Exeter High School. It will conclude with a service at Forest Hills Memorial Park.

    Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    MOVIES: ‘Alien: Covenant’ part of stream of violent films bursting out of screens

    The new “Alien: Covenant” boasts stellar production design, Michael Fassbender’s subtly masterful dual performance and thoughtful musings about the creation of life.

    By Bob Strauss Southern California News Group|

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    MOVIES: Danny McBride gets serious in ‘Alien: Covenant’

    For Danny McBride, being asked to join the cast of “Alien: Covenant” was a long-cherished nightmare come true.

    By Bob Strauss Southern California News Group|

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    NEW ON DVD: Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter off to save the world in ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’

    Clad in leather and toting all kinds of heavy artillery, Alice (Milla Jovovich) and Claire (Ali Larter ) are such a lethal pair of zombie-killers that you can’t help but wish that “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” (2017, Sony, R, $30) was a movie worthy of all that bad-assery.

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

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    Leesport man killed after truck overturns, spilling 4,000 gallons of milk

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> A Leesport man is dead after a tractor-trailer overturned in the 500 block of South Park Avenue of Lower Providence early Thursday morning, May 18.

    Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Time to smell the ... flowers

    This is such a delightful time of year, with plants bursting into flower and leaf, making the landscape come alive again. But would spring be quite as wonderful if it didn’t smell so good? How many of us plant flowers for their fragrance as much as for their visual appeal? I’m thinking hyacinths, magnolias, lilies, lilacs, irises, roses, lily-of-the-valley, heliotrope, viburnum, honey locust, honeysuckle, jasmine.


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    Guitarist Ana Popovic brings multi-genre show to Sellersville Theater

    Guitarist/vocalist Ana Popovic will bring her band to Sellersville Theater in support of her latest album “Trilogy” (Artist Exclusive, 2016), her most ambitious recording to date. The three-disc package features three distinct styles of music — funk/soul, jazz and rock/blues.

    By Fern Brodkin For Digital First Media|

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    CONCERT HIGHLIGHTS: Chastity Brown at World Cafe, Dreamcar at TLA kick off the concert week

    Welcome to “Seven in Seven,” where each Friday we take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out in the coming days.

    By Michael Christopher For Digital First Media|

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