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Berks/L-L wins Carpenter Cup for second straight year

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Blandon Retiring Marine honored for 30 years service

Retiring after serving 30 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, Sergeant Major Barry L. Frain Jr., USMC, of Blandon, was honored during a ceremony hosted by the Commanding Officer of Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 49 on June 17 at Stwart Air National Gu...

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    Berks/L-L wins Carpenter Cup for second straight year

    The Berks/Lancaster-Lebanon softball team captured its second straight Carpenter Cup championship on June 22 at FDR Park in Philadelphia with a 2-1 victory over Tri-Cape in the final.

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  • Entertainment

    Intra-Berks Cultural Exchange: Clay On Main and Art Plus Gallery trade showcases

    Clay on Main in Oley and Art Plus Gallery in West Reading are exhibiting work in a unique way. Both centers are artist cooperatives with gallery space, and will show their sister organization’s work this June and July. Art Plus has twenty-one member artists, including painters, photographers, and textile artists, and their work is displayed at Clay on Main’s gallery space until July 2nd. Clay on Main’s fourteen co-op members mainly work in ceramic, but also include...

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  • News

    Police join search for missing Berks County woman

    Douglass (Berks) >> Douglass Township Police are asking the public’s help in locating a woman who was reported missing since Friday.

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    Family concert at Gring’s Mill Park set for July 6

    Next up in the 2017 “Summer Arts in Berks Parks” series is a family concert by Steve Pullara & the Cool Beans Band on Thursday, July 6th in the Gring’s Mill amphitheater from 6-7:30 p.m.

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  • News

    Christmas in July at the Library

    The Mifflin Community Library Stitching Group will be holding a festive fundraiser to raise money for the Mifflin Community Library. Holiday decorating items will be sale during the month of July. Please stop by the library during library hours to purchase your unique and beautiful decorating items. All sales are tax deductible.

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    KeyBank employees volunteer at Greater Berks Food Bank

    KeyBank employees at the Greater Berks Food Bank assisted in sorting and packing various donated non-perishable food items to be distributed to food-insecure individuals and families across Berks and Schuylkill Counties. Based on 2015 statistics, the GBFB serves roughly 41,500 people every month, so they heavily rely on their volunteers to be able to serve all those in need.

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  • News

    Amity Township appoints new roadmaster

    The Amity Township Board of Supervisors unanimously appointed Patrick R. Moore as its new roadmaster, effective June 25.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Police hire new part time police officer

    The Amity Police Department recently hired and swore into service Police Officer Troy Nicholson.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Exeter School Board OKs tax hike for 2017-18

    The Exeter Township School Board has approved a property tax hike to balance the 2017-2018 district budget.

    By Samantha Dix For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Daniel Boone School Board votes 5-3 to raise property taxes

    The Daniel Boone Area School Board voted 5-3 on June 19 to approve the 2017-18 district budget and to increase taxes by a half-mill.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

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