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Kutztown Girl Scouts, Kutztown University students trick-or-treat for food, donate to Friend Inc.

By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

Exeter Township School District is in search of bus drivers

The Exeter Township School District is in search of bus drivers to transport students to and from the schools, according to district transportation supervisor, Rick Wegman. ...

By Emily Thiel|

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  • Education

    Caernarvon Township Aging Parent Fair provides resources to adult children

    A team of diverse professionals serving the aging population in Berks County and dedicated to assisting their adult children, has come together to provide the Aging Parent Fair.

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  • General news

    Halloween safety message for kids and teens from police

    “Fall is now upon us, I hope you and your family have adjusted well to the new school year. It is the time of year where the leaves are changing, the cool breeze is blowing, and pumpkin coffee is flowing. It is also time for the kids to be picking out their favorite Halloween costumes.

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  • General news

    Berks Youth Chorus first concert of season slated for Nov. 2

    The Berks Youth Chorus will host their first concert in the 2014-2015 Season, Why We Sing, 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, at Atonement Lutheran Church, in Wyomissing, Pa.

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  • General news

    Blazer Foundation seeks Daniel Boone Alumni for Alumni Committee

    The Blazer Foundation, the 501(c)3 organization that partners with the Daniel Boone School District to support and enhance the educational experiences for the students of the Daniel Boone School District, is seeking Daniel Boone Alumni to engage in an Alumni Committee. The Daniel Boone Alumni Committee would be activiely involved in communicating and supporting the activities and events of the Daniel Boone alumni and embrace the Blazer Foundation’s motto of “Building on the...

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  • General news

    Celebrating Daniel’s 280th birthday at The Homestead

    In celebration of Daniel’s 280th birthday, we invite you to the Daniel Boone Homestead for an afternoon of birthday festivities including a presentation by Henry Miller, colonial toys and games, and birthday cake. Guided Boone House tours will be offered on the hour from noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 2. Don’t forget to check out some of the other buildings while you are here as well including the Blacksmith Shop, Homestead Barn, and Smokehouse.

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  • General news

    The Southern Berks News: Trick-or-Treating nights

    Thursday, Oct. 30 Exeter Township: 5:30-9 p.m.

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  • Education

    Oasis for Kutztown kids: Safe hangout place for middle schoolers; students write for Cougar Chronicle

    Editor’s Note: story is continuation from last week’s “Kutztown Strong, committed to making a difference” article.

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  • Crime

    Bethel woman taken into custody for child abuse, 14-month-old victim in critical condition

    A Bethel woman was taken into custody by Pennsylvania State Police on the criminal charges of Criminal Attempt/Murder of the 1st degree, Aggravated Assault (three counts), Simple Assault and Endangering the Welfare of Children for an incident that occurred on Oct. 22 involving a 14-month-old victim.

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  • General news

    Our Town Foundation host auction and gala to raise funds for Hamburg Strand Theater

    Fast talking, hands quickly shooting up into the air, friendly competition and of course plenty of food and drinks is the atmosphere in which many members of the Hamburg community spent Sunday, Oct. 19 at Fish Pond West in Leesport. Our Town Foundation hosted a benefit auction and gala event as the latest fundraiser in the Save Our Strand campaign.

    Shea Singley
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  • Announcements

    Veterans Day: Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home holding ‘Sweaters for Soldiers’ drive

    In honor of Veterans Day on Nov. 11, Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home would like to commemorate local Veterans to thank them and the nation’s Veterans for service given and sacrifices made to protect the freedoms of this great country.

    From Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home |

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