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Pennsylvania preserves 5,000th farm

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture |

Kutztown Strong Pool Party celebrates the end of summer

Kutztown Strong worked at easing the transition back into school mode for Kutztown high and middle school students with a Farewell to Summer Pool Party at the Kutztown Pool Aug. 24. ...

By Reno Unger KCP |

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  • HAMBURG LOCAL

    Hamburg Item Community Calendar Aug. 31

    Submit to Calendar: E-mail event listings to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com. Note Item Calendar in e-mail subject.

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  • News

    Hamburg couple questions sidewalk requirements

    Hamburg Borough Council amended Part 8 of the Property Transfer Use and Occupancy Certificate ordinance on Aug. 22 which establishes rules and regulations upon the transfer of a property in the Borough of Hamburg.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • News

    Camp Cadet Troop L shows youth ‘human aspects’ of law enforcement

    Douglassville >> For more than 30 years Pennsylvania State Police of Troop L, Reading, has been hosting Camp Cadet for the local youth.

    Rebecca Blanchard
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  • News

    Renovations to Hamburg Middle School nearly complete

    Hamburg Middle School students started their first day of school on Aug. 25 arriving to find the school building’s renovations nearly complete.

    By Arch Kurtz For Digital First Media |

  • News

    District hires new band director

    Matthew E. Wolfe was unanimously approved on Aug. 8 to lead the Daniel Boone High School bands, effective Aug. 9.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media |

  • News

    New Hanover taps Zebrowski as new township supervisor

    NEW HANOVER >> The revolving door that is local government in the township these days took another turn Monday night when planning commission member Kurt Zebrowski was named as New Hanover’s newest supervisor.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • Tri County Community Calendar Aug. 30

    Event Submissions: send to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com week prior to publication. Note Tri County Record calendar in email subject.

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  • News

    El-Mor Chevrolet Inc. forges season-long partnership to aid Twin Valley Soccer Club

    In the spirit of community collaboration and teamwork taught through youth sports, El-Mor Chevrolet Inc. is supporting Twin Valley Soccer Club through the Chevrolet Youth Soccer Program. This sponsorship will include both monetary and equipment donations during the 2016 youth soccer season.

    Chevrolet Youth Soccer Team |

  • News

    Film shot in Morgantown area now in theaters

    Adolescence is a difficult time for most everyone, and sometimes kids who have lost their moorings will seek out direction from the unlikeliest sources. Local filmmaker Chad L. Scheifele’s explores this reality in his fascinating debut thriller shot here in the tri-county area, Natural Selection.

    Submitted by Mary Jo Barthmaier Film producer, West Nantmeal |

  • News

    Champion Hogs and Lambs shown at the fair

    Both Ben Williamson from State College, PA who judged the hogs and Sam Long from Airville who judged the steers and lambs agreed that the quality of animals shown at this year’s fair could compete in many fairs throughout the country and be very competitive. Even though the nights were hot, a record crowd was out each night to watch the 4-H livestock shows and view the various projects completed by our community clubs and outreach members.

    By Cheryl A. Fairbairn Penn State Extension – Chester County |

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