Boyd, Nevius will face off in November for Berks judge seat

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7 remain on the ballot for 4 Boyertown School Board seats

Of the eight candidates seeking seats on the Boyertown Area School Board, only one was knocked off the ballot in Tuesday’s primary elections — John DeMartino in Region 1. ...

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    Teen dies in Berks County crash, brother left injured

    An Oley Valley High School student has died and his brother has been hospitalized after a one-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon.

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    Community invited to 66th Annual Shoemakersville Parade & Children’s Fair on June 3

    “Let the Music Play” is the theme of the 2017 Children’s Fair on Saturday, June 3. This marks the 66th year for the Shoemakersville tradition, which will include a parade at 11 a.m. and a carnival from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

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    Pres. Lincoln visits Kempton Civil War Days

    President Abraham Lincoln, portrayed by descendant Ralph Lincoln, made a Presidential appearance at the Kempton Civil War Days on May 20.

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    Cabela’s celebrates Memorial Day by honoring military, first responders

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    Schuylkill Valley High School breaks ground on new stadium

    The Schuylkill Valley School District celebrated a milestone when they broke ground on their new stadium project at 6:30 p.m. in the current stadium on May 22. The project is set to be completed in September 2017.

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    Boyertown Area Multi-Service announces Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

    The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provides eligible seniors with resources in the form of fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs from approved farmers’ markets in Pennsylvania. The purpose of the SFMNP is to increase the consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables with low income seniors and to expand sales at farmer’s markets.

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    Lindsay Adam inducted into Hamburg Fine Arts Hall of Fame

    The Hamburg Area School District is proud to announce Lindsay Adam as the 2017 inductee into the Fine Arts Hall of Fame. Members of the Hall of Fame are recognized for distinguished service to community art programs as well as contributions to the fine arts programs throughout the district.

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    Library announces Summer Reading and Garden Tour Countdown event

    Combining the theme of the 2017 Summer Reading Program with a green thumb in anticipation of their Annual Garden Tour, the Friends Group of Mifflin Community Library is planning an event to engage families and beautify Lancaster Avenue in Shillington.

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    Oley Valley Memorial Day Parade & Memorial Ceremony announced

    Oley American Legion Post 878 invites you to the Oley Valley Memorial Day Parade & Memorial Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, at 6 p.m The parade includes the Oley High School Marching Band, Oley Legion Post 878 honor guard, emergency vehicles and crews, patriotic floats and representatives from other civic groups.

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    Snap Fitness of Douglassville introduces MYZONE heart rate monitors

    Snap Fitness of Douglassville is adding new ways for guests to achieve their personal fitness goals with the introduction of MYZONE heart rate monitoring technology.

    By Harrison Otto|

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