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PASSHE Chancellor Frank Brogan announces retirement

From Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education|

Hamburg Board hires Christopher Beissel as HS assistant principal

On July 17, Hamburg Area School Directors hired an assistant principal for the high school and put the wheels in motion to create a policy dealing with nepotism. ...

By Arch Kurtz For Digital First Media|

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  • News

    OPINION: Pipeline editorial raises valid concerns

    You correctly noted many of the valid concerns of residents along the proposed route of the Mariner East II pipeline in your recent editorial. In particular, you mentioned a school that is a “stone’s throw” away from the pipeline. In fact, that private school is only seven feet away from the pipeline and is one of 40 public and private schools along the route within the blast radius.

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  • Events

    Turn back the hands of time at ‘Step Back in Time Day’ July 30

    Everything from old-time sports to vintage music will have you travelling back in time at the annual Step Back in Time Day set for Sunday, July 30, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Located at the Berks County Heritage Center, this special event offers educational fun for everyone.

    The Berks County Heritage Center|

  • News

    PASSHE Board approves $127-per-semester tuition increase

    The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education on July 13 approved a 3.5 percent increase in tuition for the 2017-18 academic year.

    From Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education|

  • News

    Photos: Boyertown Cruise Night sees 10th year

    All makes and models of cars, trucks, and motorcycles could be seen at Building a Better Boyertown’s 10th Annual Cruise Night.

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  • News

    ‘Unsportsmanlike conduct’ in Lower Pottsgrove lands man in court

    NORRISTOWN >> For what prosecutors called “unsportsmanlike conduct” a Philadelphia man faces court supervision and a ban from a Lower Pottsgrove sports facility for assaulting two referees during an adult league basketball game.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Pottstown man sentenced for bomb threat at college campus

    NORRISTOWN >> A former Pottstown man wants to continue his education but he likely won’t be invited back to the Montgomery County Community College campus in the borough where he scribbled a bomb threat on a note he left in a restroom.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Oley Turnpike Dairy reports stolen parrots

    Darlene Moser, owner of the Oley Turnpike Dairy, says several exotic birds were taken overnight Sunday from the dairy’s petting zoo.

    Rebecca Blanchard
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  • News

    ‘Handcrafted America’ to feature Pikeville artisan in upcoming season

    Artisan Wendy Stevens of Pikeville is a sheet metal fabricator. Her specialty is handbags — metal handbags. She will be featured in the upcoming season of the television series “Handcrafted America” premiering on Aug. 11.

    Rebecca Blanchard
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  • Entertainment

    Camden Jam: 2017 XPoNential Music Festival begins July 28

    With more than 30 artists on three stages at two venues, it’s not a bad idea to plan ahead if you’re heading to the XPoNential Music Festival July 28-30.

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

  • News

    Motorcyclist, 57, dies after four-vehicle crash on Route 100 in Berks County

    BALLY >> A Chester County man died from injuries suffered after his motorcycle was involved in a four-vehicle accident on Route 100 in Bally, Berks County, authorities confirmed Sunday.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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