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Fleetwood girl, 11: ‘I ran in mud through the Zombie Apocalypse’

By Rodeo Marie Hanson Columnist|

Hawk Pride on Parade: Fire truck parade spotlights Hamburg area athletes

Almost 200 student athletes perched on fire trucks and paraded through Hamburg streets on Thursday, October 12. The parade is an annual tradition for the town during the week of Hamburg Area School District’s Homecoming festivities. ...

By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

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    Get your Greek on at annual Berks County food festival

    READING >> Take a trip to the Greek isles without leaving Berks County at the 47th Annual Greek Food Bazaar at Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church.

    By Tony Phyrillas tphyrillas@21st-centurymedia.com @tonyphyrillas on Twitter|

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    Hamburg firefighters demonstrate accident scene for Tilden Elementary students

    Firefighters from Union Fire Company of Hamburg recently showed children at Tilden Elementary Center equipment and what they would do in the event of a car accident as part of October’s Fire Prevention Week. Students saw first-hand a demonstration, and they were also able to go inside a fire truck. Additionally, members of the company held an informational session in the auditorium. Teachers and staff at the school conducted a fundraiser and presented the fire company with a...

    From Tilden Elementary Center|

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    Michael Chaffier achieves Eagle Scout honor

    Michael Chaffier, with ties to Hamburg area, was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor Ceremony at the New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hellertown.

    From Tracy Chaffier|

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    Canine Partners for Life visits Shartlesville Lions

    At his request she picked up the car keys on the floor, a hard task for someone like her. But, she was bound to him with their years together and even though she was retired, she did it for him.

    By Adele Argot Lions Club|

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    House Transportation Committee approves joint bill on work zone speed cameras

    The House Transportation Committee amended and unanimously approved a joint legislative proposal introduced by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) which seeks to protect construction workers and improve driver safety in active work zones.

    From Senate|

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    State System, APSCUF reach tentative agreement on new contract

    With more than eight months remaining on the current collective bargaining agreement between Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education and the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF), the parties have tentatively agreed to a new contract that would run through June 30, 2019.

    From Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education|

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    Governor Mifflin hosts traveling Holocaust exhibit for students and public

    Dozens of World War II era artifacts are currently on display in the Governor Mifflin High School Library as part of a traveling exhibit. “The Legacy Exhibit” is on loan through the Jewish Federation of Allentown and curators Marylou Lordi and Shari Sparks.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

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    Pottstown NAACP to host viewing of ‘Marshall’ at AMC Theater

    POTTSTOWN >> A special viewing of the movie Marshall is scheduled to make an appearance in Pottstown theaters this weekend, and the community has Pottstown’s NAACP to thank.

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-centurymedia.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

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    King Frost Parade is homecoming for Hamburg

    The King Frost Parade is hosted by the Hamburg Jaycees. The parade co-chairs describe the annual Hamburg tradition as a homecoming for the community.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Residents, politicians rally in Harrisburg for pipeline safety

    HARRISBURG >> More than 150 residents rallied and pushed for Gov. Tom Wolf to improve pipeline safety Tuesday at the state Capitol building.

    By Bill Rettew Jr. brettew@dailylocal.com|

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