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With the help of 3-D printers, Westtown School students develop prosthetic hands for children

By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |


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    Taylor Ray Renninger achieves Eagle Scout

    Brandywine Heights High School 2014 graduate Taylor Ray Renninger, Macungie, will be recognized at the 2015 Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner on May 21.

    Submitted by Melody Renninger |

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    ‘On the Homefront’ held at Hopewell Furnace

    Elverson >> Hopewell Furnace supported the Union Army through the production of pig iron for weapons and other articles of war. During the conflict the furnace’s residents supported the troops by supplying more domestic materials for the war effort while continuing their daily lives. Now they celebrate the war’s end and the return of the friends and relatives that left to fight it during “On the Homefront,” which was held Saturday, May 2.


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    Students and seniors gather for Center at Spring Street’s ‘Senior Senior’ Prom

    On Friday, May 8, the Center at Spring Street hosted a ‘Senior Senior’ Prom including the center’s senior citizens and Boyertown High School National Honor Society students. “Music Across the Ages” themed decorations and food were provided by the students.

    By Jesi Yost For Berks-Mont News |

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    Goddard School. Gilbertsville, holds art show, auction to benefit Relay For Life

    On Tuesday, April 28, The Goddard School held an art show for its students—but this was not just any ordinary art show. With an under-the-sea theme composed of starfish, turtles and fish, there was an auction open to the parents for murals created by the children.

    By Jamie Bailey For Berks-Mont News |

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    Exeter May Days announced; Bake sale on track to reach $12,000 by 6th year for Animal Rescue League

    It’s that time of year again — Exeter PArks and Recreation along with the Exeter School District has announced “May Days.” This year’s festival will be held on Friday, May 15 from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Saturday from 1 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Exeter High School, 201 East 37th Street, Reading.

    By Berks-Mont News staff |

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    Goat race crowns newest champion in Pottstown

    Pottstown >> After accidently crowning the wrong winner in last year’s event, the organizers behind this year’s Sly Fox Bock Fest Goat Race were taking no chances.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st- @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    Nick Hunsicker is Mr. Boone 2015

    Ear-piercing screams and stomping feet once again characterized the Daniel Boone School District’s 8th Annual Mr. Boone Pageant, which crowned — with a “coon skin cap” — Nick Hunsicker as Mr. Boone 2015.

    By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |

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    Success of Candy’s Home Made Ice Cream in part to ‘what goes around comes around’

    What started out as a way to use an empty building has turned into a stopping place for people from multiple counties as they travel through Shoemakersville. When David and Candy Krumanocher ended the auto supply business that was originally known as DJ Auto Supply, they knew they either had to come up with another function for the building or they would have to sell.

    By Karen Chandler For Berks-Mont Newspapers |

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    Fleetwood High Students of the Month

    The Fleetwood Area High School would like to announce their senior students of the month for April.


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    Longswamp woman looks back on recent charity work in El Salvador

    Tillie Sodano is 79 years old, mother of eight children, grandmother to 21 and great grandmother to seven. She returned from a week of volunteering/working with the poor in the poverty-stricken Central American country of El Salvador from January 10 to January 17, 2015.

    By Martha Gehringer For Berks-Mont News |

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