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Cool apps that help you get in touch with the environment

By E, The Environmental Magazine |

The jocund company of daffodils

Daffodil season lasts about a month, give or take. This is good, because daffodils have a way of mesmerizing gardeners. ...

By Adrian Higgins The Washington Post |

MOST RECENT STORIES

  • Features/People

    Profile: Kutztown High School Principal Barry Flicker

    Kutztown Area High School Principal Barry Flicker talked with The Patriot during a recent distracted driving awareness program.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • Lifestyle

    This is what last night’s ‘Blood Moon’ looked like

    By Meg Wagner Digital First Media |

  • Easter

    St. Michaels’ Church holds egg hunt

    Saturday, April 12, St. Michaels’ held their annual egg hunt at 10 a.m. The story of Holy Week read by Pastor Buzzard, was followed by egg hunts, snacks, craft and prizes!

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  • Neighborhood News

    Birdsboro gets a makeover with the Schuylkill Scrub

    People from all ages met up at Birdsboro Borough Hall Saturday, April 5 to clean up the town as part of The Great American Clean Up, and Schuylkill Scrub.

    By Amelia Fox Daniel Boone Student Reporter |

  • Lifestyle

    St. Francis Academy holds annual egg hunt

    Pre-K and sixth graders at St. Francis Academy held their annual Easter Egg hunt on Friday, April 11. They lined up behind their school and hunted eggs.

    Photos by Martha Gehringer |

  • Pets

    Adoptable pets from the Montgomery County S.P.C.A.

    Chloe is a spayed adult kitty. She is a great girl that is good with children and doesn’t mind being around other cats or dogs. Chloe is litterbox trained and ready to find a loving home. Release number A242777

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  • Opinion

    Letter to the Editor: Give me back my hometown

    It seems like not that long ago when I used to ride my bike all over town, without a care in the world. Life was simpler then. Days were spent working hard at school, playing sports, and going to church with family. I smile when I reminisce about school dances and playing manhunt outside when the sun went down. As teenagers, we lived for Friday night football games and meeting friends at Michael’s Diner afterwards. Our town burst with pride for the blue and white.

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  • Features/People

    Pottstown Bark for Life raises money to fight cancer

    POTTSTOWN — Hundreds of people and pups strutted their stuff at Memorial Park Saturday morning at Bark for Life.

    By Caroline Sweeney and Michilea Patterson casweeney@21st-centurymedia.com mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com |

  • Features/People

    Tail Waggin’ Tutors Program visits with Pottstown students

    Pottstown Middle School fifth and sixth grade students spend some quality time with man’s best friend. Once a week four members of the Tail Waggin’ Tutors Program – Jack, Blue, Mozart, and TJ sit in the classroom as students read a book of their choice.

    By Pottstown School District |

  • Outdoor recreation

    ‘Outdoor Berks’ App offered through Reading Health System

    Reading Health System, in partnership with the Friends of Reading Hospital, introduced a free app for smart phones, “Outdoor Berks.” Designed to make it fun and easy for those visiting, living, or working in Berks County to get out and be active, the app provides easy access to parks and recreation available throughout Berks County. Whether people want to hike, bike, or just enjoy a picnic in the park, the user-friendly app features 170 parks and trails throughout Berks County that will...

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