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Crews battle blaze at Hamburg church

By Lisa Mitchell|

Many from Berks travel to 2018 PA Farm Show

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is the nation’s largest indoor agricultural event, featuring 12,000 competitive exhibits, more than 5,200 of which are animal competitions, plus 300 commercial exhibitors. ...

By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|


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    Exeter Police: Supermarket robbed by gunman

    EXETER >> Police are looking to identify a suspect who was caught on surveillance robbing a township supermarket.

    Digital First Media|

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    Watch Live: Funeral Mass for fire Lt. Matt LeTourneau

    The Mass of Christian Burial for fire Lt. Matt LeTourneau will be held Friday morning at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter & Paul in downtown Philadelphia.


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    Police seek Berks County convenience store burglars

    EARL Township >> Police are asking for the public’s help with identifying two burglary suspects.

    Digital First Media|

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    Kutztown FFA hosts 75th Anniversary Bash; former FFA members invited

    Kutztown FFA celebrates 75 years of agriculture education and FFA leadership training by hosting a 75th Anniversary Bash for all former FFA members at the Virginville Grange on Feb. 23.

    Lisa Mitchell

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    Donation of $1,200 from Tompkins VIST Bank for upcoming exhibition at Studio B

    Studio B Fine Art Gallery, 39A East Philadelphia Ave. in Boyertown, announces a donation of $1,200 from Tompkins VIST Bank toward sponsorship of the studio’s annual exhibit celebrating the area’s agricultural roots.

    From Emily A. Branch|

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    Chestnut Knoll to hold Alzheimer’s Association Support Group

    Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care is pleased to invite the public to a free Alzheimer’s Association Support Group on Thursday, Jan. 18 from 6:30–8 p.m. to learn more about caring for your senior loved ones living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

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    Lane closures on Route 422 planned for next week

    Eastbound Route 422 motorists will encounter a right lane closure over the next two weeks for sign installations, as part of a project to rebuild 1.6 miles of Route 422 and construct new structures over the Schuylkill River and Norfolk Southern railroad tracks in Lower Pottsgrove Township.

    Digital First Media|

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    Thrivent Action Team ‘Share the Warmth’ collection helps Safe Berks

    Members of Thrivent Financial and their friends and family are joining together to form a Thrivent Action Team in the Morgantown Area. The team, headed up by Bonnie Lauer, is planning to help Safe Berks (formally Berks Women in Crisis) as the recipient of the Action Team items.

    From Thrivent Financial|

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    Douglass (Mont.) man installed camera to spy on female coworker

    NORRISTOWN >> A Douglass (Mont.) man faces court supervision after he admitted to invading the privacy of a female co-worker by planting a camera under her desk and recording her at their Montgomery Township workplace.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Ed Lojko, Hamburg, wins 10th annual Keystone Classic bowling tournament

    Ed Lojko of Hamburg was victorious in the 10th Annual Keystone Classic bowled at the Keystone Social Club in Hamburg. He rolled games of 173, 220 and 224 for a 617 scratch series coupled with his 3-game handicap of 90 pins to give him a tournament winning total of 707.

    From Scott Kreider|

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