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Boyertown high school council adviser named finalist for Advisor of the Year

Submitted to Digital First Media|

Three area school districts recognized for their music programs

POTTSTOWN >> Out of more than 13,500 school districts in the nation, only 525 of them have been identified as being among the “Best Communities for Music Education,” and three of them are right here in our backyard. ...

By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|


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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.

    Digital First Media|

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    Staff Picks: Best factory tours near Philadelphia

    It’s no seceret that Pennsylvania is home to some of the most famous brand names in the country but some may be surprised to learn our area is also home to some of the best tours of the factories where those products are made.


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    Topton Borough Top Dog street Fair & Car Rally

    Hosted by Topton Centennial Committee, the 2017 Topton Top Dog Street Fair and Classic and Antique Car Rally and Cruise rolled through Topton Borough on May 20, featuring free Barrel Train Rides, musical entertainment through out the day, DJs, live band SIXTY 30, Car Rally along Broad Alley at the ball field and Car Cruise down Home Avenue, a variety of food, Top Hot Dog Eater Competition and dunk tank.


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    Taylor Pool crowned Berks County Dairy Princess; Malaina Rhoads crowned Li’l Miss Dairy Princess

    The 2017-2018 Berks County Dairy Princess is excited to go on a “Milk Adventure” promoting the Berks County Dairy Industry. Taylor Pool was crowned as the 2017-18 Berks County Dairy Princess on May 12 at the Mohrsville Church of the Brethren.

    Berks County Dairy Promotion Committee|

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    Kutztown native competes in Mrs. Pennsylvania Pageant

    Kutztown native Caitlin Puccio will be competing in the Mrs. Pennsylvania Pageant on June 10 in Philadelphia.

    Lisa Mitchell

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    Fleetwood Area School District: Spotlighting the many student achievements of 2016-17

    Each year I enjoy sharing the many accomplishments of our students. These accomplishments range from excellence in academics and vocational skills to excellence in fine arts and athletics.

    By Dr. Paul Eaken Superintendent|

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    GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team debuts at Mid Atlantic Air Museum’s World War II Weekend

    For the first time in the team’s 30-year history, the world famous GEICO Skytypers air show team will perform at the 27th Annual Mid Atlantic Air Museum’s World War II Weekend, June 2-4 at Reading Regional Airport. The squadron of six World War II-era aircraft will exhibit more than 20 different tactical maneuvers during their 22-minute low-level, precision-flying demonstration.

    Submitted release|

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    Good Shepherd Kutztown celebrates move with public wellness event May 31

    Good Shepherd Physical Therapy – Kutztown is celebrating its move to a new, larger location by holding a wellness event for the public on Wednesday, May 31 from 3 to 7 p.m. The new site is located at Weis Plaza, 15260 Kutztown Road, Suite 170 in Kutztown and is one of more than 60 facilities in nine Pennsylvania counties operated by Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network.

    Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network|

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    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary publishes new children’s book

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary staff and interns have published a new children’s book, entitled Percy the Victorious Vulture, which is based on the true and inspirational story of a flightless black vulture in Kempton, PA. The publication serves as an education tool to teach children about vulture behavior, raptor conservation, and citizen science.

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary|

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    The King’s Academy launches variable tuition program

    The King’s Academy launches Variable Tuition, a tuition assistance program aimed at making an outstanding, Christian education available to as many families as possible.

    The King’s Academy |

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