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Three Berks County farms help PA to become first in U.S. to preserve 500,000 Acres, Schwank says

Pennsylvania became the first state in the country recently to preserve 500,000 acres of valuable farmland and three Berks County farms helped accomplish the milestone, Sen. Judy Schwank said. ...

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    Albright College to Host Berks County Regional College Fair on Oct. 27

    Albright College will host Berks County Regional College Fair 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at Albright College’s Bollman Center, 13th and Richmond streets, Reading. Event is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling (PACAC).

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    Berks County Humane Society encourages you to adopt a black cat

    Nothing is scarier than a myth you just can’t seem to dispel. Humane Pennsylvania hopes to put an end to at least one this month. The black cat has long been regarded as an icon of superstition, and historically, many shelters refuse to adopt out black cats during the month of October, claiming that these felines are more likely to meet an unfortunately end due to the ghoulish nature of Halloween.

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    ‘Fragile Freedoms’ to be celebrated at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

    On Saturday, Nov. 1, the National Park Service invites the public to a performance of FRAGILE FREEDOMS, a play written and acted by international playwright Christine Emmert at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. Just in time for Election Day, this one woman play celebrates the victories of the early women’s suffrage movement. Staged in the park’s visitor center theater, the free program is slated to begin at 2 p.m.

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    Berks County’s Best Kept Secret tour runs Nov. 7 to Nov. 22

    We all know that shopping locally helps support our local economy and communities.

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    $730k in state grants to back local swimming pool, parks, Schwank says

    Two parks in Berks County and a swimming pool in Fleetwood have been awarded nearly $730,000 in state grants, state Sen. Judy Schwank said today.

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    Live at The Historic State Theatre Of Boyertown award-winning improv comedy group ‘Better Than Bacon’

    The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown is proud to present a night of great laughter and audience-driven entertainment, featuring award-winning improvisational comedy troupe Better Than Bacon on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. The live event will be held at 61 N. Reading Avenue in Boyertown, PA 19512. Doors will open to the public at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale now at a discounted price when purchased in advance at www.statetheatreboyertown.com, or at the box office on the day of...

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    Kutztown Playground, French Creek State Park each awarded $150,000 state grants

    Kutztown >> New playground equipment, stepping stones and plaza space will be the new features of Kutztown’s only playground thanks to the award today, Oct. 21, of a $150,000 state grant, Sen. Judy Schwank said today.

    From Sen. Schwank’s Office |

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    Exeter sends home meningitis warnings about two schools

    One student is at Exeter Senior High School and another at Exeter Junior High School, according to the letter.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com Two students in the district may have viral meningitis, according to a letter sent home to parents Frida|

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    Multiple vehicle accident closes Route 422 in Exeter

    Route 422 was closed in both directions Friday, OCT. 17 after a tractor trailer was overturned in an accident between Route 345 and Lorain Road.

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    Rummage Sale and Flea Market set for November at Congregation Hesed Shel Emet, Pottstown

    The Jewish Women’s League of Congregation Hesed Shel Emet announces its annual Rummage Sale, Flea Market and Bake Sale to be held on Sunday, Nov. 2 & Monday, Nov. 3, 2014.

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