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Bernville man achieves 100-gallon blood donation milestone

By Lisa Mitchell|

Diva Jazz Orchestra gets their jazz on at Kutztown High School

The Diva Jazz Orchestra, an all female big band based in New York, performed live at Kutztown High School on March 22 for elementary, middle and high school students, as well as guests from Boyertown and Brandywine Heights school districts and Albrigh...

By Lisa Mitchell|

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    For 4 years, Flanders blocked Pottstown council candidate’s emails

    POTTSTOWN >> Borough Manager Mark Flanders blocked emails from a resident and former codes director for four years “because he was sending defamatory, harassing emails to my Borough email address.”

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

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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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    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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    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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    Kutztown hosts 11 Jazz Bands at Annual Jazz Festival

    Fleetwood, Oley Valley, Governor Mifflin, Pottstown, Boyertown Junior High, Wilson West, and Spring-Ford middle school jazz bands won outstanding performance at the annual Kutztown School District Jazz Festival on March 18.

    By Melissa Nolte Assistant to the Director of Student Activities and Athletics|

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    Fleetwood sends 9 to Berks 6th Grade Band Festival at Oley Valley MS

    Fleetwood Middle School is proud to send nine sixth grade students to the Berks County 6th Grade Band Festival held at Oley Valley Middle School on March 25.

    By Kristian Nygard Fleetwood School District|

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    Southeastern Pennsylvania district attorneys support restoring mandatory sentences

    NORRISTOWN >> Saying they “keep dangerous criminals off the streets,” district attorneys from southeastern Pennsylvania joined forces Friday to call for legislators to restore mandatory minimum sentences for violent offenders.

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

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