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Kutztown Hall of Fame adds Conrad, McGonigle, honors 1959 hoops team

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College Corner: Exeter grad Yocum thrust into lineup, rights the Ship

Sophomore Chase Yocum didn’t expect to see much action at quarterback for the Shippensburg football team this season. The Raiders had a standout at that position – junior Ryan Zapoticky. ...

By Bill Arsenault For Digital First Media|


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    Hamburg Item Community Calendar 10-26

    Submit to Calendar: E-mail event listings to Note Item Calendar in e-mail subject.


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    Oley man arrested in marijuana grow operation

    OLEY >> Police arrested one man Tuesday after detectives discovered an elaborate marijuana grow operation inside his home.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

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    Additional 223 acres preserved in Berks

    An additional 223 acres of Berks County farmland will be preserved through the purchase of conservation easements valued at $541,250 dollars that were approved today by the Pennsylvania Agricultural Land Preservation Board, according to State Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks), a Preservation Board member.

    Sen. Schwank’s Office|

  • Hamburg High School Aerial Boundaries choir sings at KU Choral Festival

    Hamburg High School select choir Aerial Boundaries participated in the Kutztown University High School Choral Festival Oct. 18 in Schaeffer Auditorium.

    Lisa Mitchell

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    Playcrafters present ‘The Hollow’ by Agatha Christie

    A classic English country home outside of London in the 40s is the setting of Playcrafters’ next stage play, “The Hollow,” first written as a novel in 1946 by the brilliant and famed queen of mystery, Agatha Christie.

    By Mary Cantell For Playcrafters|

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    Fire Prevention Day at Tilden Elementary

    As part of the recent, nationwide Fire Prevention Week, firefighters from the Union Fire Company in Hamburg showed off equipment and talked about fire safety for students and staff at Tilden Elementary Center.

    Tilden Elementary|

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    Kutztown University students rally at strike, others go to class

    Kutztown University students arrived to an animated campus and silent academic buildings. Striking faculty were posted at various entrances throughout campus on Oct. 19. Some students rallied with faculty while others opted to go to class.

    By Laura Quain For Digital First Media|

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    Reading-Berks Guild of Craftsmen Fine Arts & Crafts Festival set for Oct. 29-30

    The 67th Annual Juried Holiday Fine Arts & Crafts Festival and Sale by the largest Craft Guild in Pennsylvania runs Saturday, Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kutztown University in O’Pake Fieldhouse at the corner of Trexler Avenue and Baldy Street in Kutztown. Highlighting this event will be a “Last of its Kind” Hooked Rug by Annie Harlin. She is a juried lifetime member of not only Reading-Berks Guild of Craftsmen but also...

    Reading-Berks Guild of Craftsmen|

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    Kutztown Borough Council honors former fire chief Troy Arndt

    Former Kutztown fire chief Troy Arndt, of Kutztown, received recognition for his years of service to the Kutztown Fire Company during the Kutztown Borough Council meeting Oct. 18.

    By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|

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