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2nd annual March to the Polls: Kutztown University students, Senate candidate Sestak marched 5 miles to Maxatawny Twp. building poll

By Emily Leayman For Berks-Mont News |

Bealer wins close contest in Upper Pottsgrove race

UPPER POTTSGROVE >> Former township commissioner John Bealer won two years on the board Tuesday night, beating a Democrat by just 27 votes. ...

By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter |


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    State Police: Crash in Bethel Township

    On Nov. 20 at approximately 6:45 a.m., State Police from the Hamburg station responded to a two vehicle at Lancaster Avenue in Bethel Township.


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    TJSHS performs Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales with a twist

    Tulpehocken Jr./Sr. High School recently presented the annual fall play under the direction of teachers, Ms. Susan Behm and Mr. Reid Mosley. Productions in the past several years have successfully blended broad, modern humor with the presentation of actual literary works, including Shakespeare in 2013, Greek myths last year and this year, The Canterbury Tales, with a Monty Python twist.

    Tulpehocken Jr./Sr. High School |

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    Blue Mountain 4-H Livestock Club ‘aims for 100’

    Four area youth are aiming for a 100, that is aiming to go to the 100 PA Farm Show in January as exhibitors. All four area youth are members of the Blue Mountain 4-H Livestock Club. Each youth is raising a market lamb. The dynamic duo of Strouse and Strouse, Stephani and Sara Strouse of Auburn, are raising two lambs. Then, over in Orwigsburg, Collin Felty and Casmira Keller are raising two other lambs.

    Blue Mountain 4-H Livestock Club |

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    Circling the holiday season

    South Schuylkill Garden Club met recently to participate in a workshop on creating a Holiday Wreath with Forget-Me-Not Florists of Pioneer Evergreen Farms in Orwigsburg.

    South Schuylkill Garden Club |

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    Hamburg Item Community Calendar Dec. 2

    Submit to Calendar: Email event listings to Note Item Calendar in email subject.


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    Reading Symphony Orchestra to host 2nd annual Holiday Extravaganza

    On Saturday, Dec. 19 the Reading Symphony Orchestra will present its second annual Holiday Extravaganza at the Santander Performing Arts Center at 3 p.m.

    Reading Symphony Orchestra |

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    Musical groups to perform all day at Christmas in Kutztown

    This year’s Christmas in Kutztown celebration, on Dec. 5, is slated to include an expanded set of musical offerings. Five musical groups from the Kutztown University Music Department, as well as bands and choirs from the Kutztown Area School District and area musicians will be preforming a wide variety of music including holiday songs throughout the day.

    By Vicki Schaffer Kutztown Community Partnership |

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    ‘Holiday Lights of Gring’s Mill’ returns for December

    Come visit Berks County’s favorite park decorated for the holidays between 6 and 9 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays in December. Walk through the serene country setting with thousands of lights illuminating the park landscaping and historic buildings. Warm up in the barn to live entertainment each night, visit with Santa or stop by the popular model train display. Refreshments and snacks will be available.

    Gring’s Mill Recreation Area |

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    WTIM: Music Around Town

    What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

    By Tim Dietterick |

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    Reading Museum hosts ‘all day’ Breakfast with Santa

    Santa will make his first annual visit to the Reading Public Museum for pictures and last minute wishes on Saturday, Dec. 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Reading Public Museum |

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