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A Look Back in History: Salvage art creations and industrious Pennsylvania Dutch

By Richard L.T. Orth|

Long-time Boyertown astronomy teacher plans for retirement

During the early hours of the morning, Mr. Peter Detterline can be found wide awake in his own backyard observatory looking up at the night sky- taking pictures and doing research on distant stars and planets. ...

By Harrison Otto hotto@berksmontnews.com|

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    Amity Police consider electronic speed signs

    AMITY >> Citing the high incidence of drivers violating the speed limit in various Douglassville residencial communities such as Greenbriar and Westridge, Amity Police Chief Andrew J. Kensey told the Board of Supervisors on March 15 he is looking at purchasing “traffic educational awareness devices.”

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

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    Garey Road issues ‘on hold’ in Union Township

    UNION TWP. >> No new traffic control devices have been added on north Gary Road, and Union Township Supervisors said March 20 that there is currently no solution for the road’s vehicular speeding issue.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

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    Borough Council clarifies Birdsboro Power Plant information

    BIRDSBORO >> A large crowd of residents eager to hear information regarding the Birdsboro Power Plant gathered for the borough council meeting on Monday, March 20. A PowerPoint presentation was given by Councilmen Steve Lusky and Peter Uhniat.

    By Samantha Dix For Digital First Media|

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    Barn Fresh Vintage Market to re-open this weekend

    Denise and Josh Berner, owners of Barn Fresh Vintage Market in Gilbertsville, had to close shop for several months following a fire to an adjoining building. Now the pair is getting ready for the grand-reopening of their store.

    Rebecca Blanchard
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    Girl Scouts donate Easter baskets to Boyertown Area Multi-Service

    Girl Scouting is all about giving back to others and making the world a better place. Troops in the Boyertown Service Unit of the Girl Scouts of Eastern PA participate in monthly service projects.

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    Driver killed in head-on crash in Exeter Township

    EXETER >> A head-on collision between a car and a pickup truck has left one man dead Friday afternoon, according to authorities.

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-centurymedia.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

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    Hamburg Law firm Antanavage Farbiarz expands

    David W. Crossett recently joined the historic law firm of Antanavage Farbiarz, PLLC.

    Antanavage Farbiarz, PLLC|

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    Shoemakersville Lions Club donates to Zion’s Community Garden, feeding those in need

    Shoemakersville Area Lions Club President Brian Moroney presented a check for $300 to Eileen Puglia, Zion Lutheran Church Council President for Zion’s Community Garden, which provides food for the Hamburg Area residents who are in need. Mrs. Puglia was also the speaker for the Ladies Night held on Thursday, March 23, at Hoss’s Steak and Seafood House, Leesport. Mrs. Puglia spoke on scrapbooking, and explained how to scrapbook and gave tips on how to get started in...

    By James W. Seifert Shoemakersville Lions|

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    Church volunteers prepare and serve meal for Hope Rescue Mission

    On Thursday, March 16, a group of women were busy in the kitchen at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church preparing shepherd’s pie — one hundred servings worth — for the men at Hope Rescue Mission.

    Rebecca Blanchard
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    Skippack artist’s mural brightens children’s lives at Montgomery County Court Care

    NORRISTOWN >> A colorful, playful and inspirational mural with the theme “Keep Looking Up,” created by a Skippack artist, now greets children at Montgomery County Court Care, a licensed drop-in care center for families who have court business to attend.

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

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