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Montco preserves 90-acre New Hanover farm

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A LOOK BACK IN HISTORY: The Kutztown Folk Festival is right around the corner, literally

Our Kutztown Pennsylvania Dutch Folk Festival has long portrayed regional folkways that were always called “Deitsch” (Dutch), not German. A vernacular transferred here by ethnic sub-cultures living in the 18th Century Rhine Valley, thou...

By Richard L.T. Orth|


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    Fleetwood Bank awards scholarship to Hamburg High grad Zachary Moser

    Fleetwood Bank is pleased to announce that Zachary W. Moser, a 2017 Hamburg Area High School graduate, has been awarded the 2017 Fleetwood Bank Scholarship of $8,000. Fleetwood Bank is committed to provide scholarships in the local communities to help families offset the cost of post-secondary education, as well as demonstrate its commitment to the communities we serve.

    Fleetwood Bank|

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    Rehrersburg Lions Club installs officers

    In an outdoor meeting in the club’s pavilion, the Rehrersburg Lions Club‘s officers for the 2017-2018 program year were installed. Serving as installing Lion was PDG Bob Argot, currently zone chair for three area clubs.

    By Adele Argot Lions Club|

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    Ashley Seitzinger honored as Shartlesville Lion of the Year

    Once the listing of duties and accomplishments were starting to be shared, it did not take Shartlesville Lions Club members long to figure out that which had been kept secret from all members but for the four-member Selection Committee.

    By Adele Argot Lion Club|

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    Morgantown Carnival draws crowds to Friendship Park

    There was magic in the air June 13 to 17 in Caernarvon Friendship Park as kids and grown ups alike strolled the ‘little town’s midway’ for the Morgantown Carnival.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

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    The 60s Boys in concert at Kutztown Park June 24

    As part of the 2017 Borough of Kutztown Concert Series in the Park, The 60s Boys will take the stage on Saturday night, June 24 from 7 to 9:15 p.m. to entertain the crowd.

    By John Schmoyer Kutztown Recreation Director|

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    3-vehicle crash on Route 183 Penn Township sends drivers to hospital

    State Police Reading report that at 4:32 p.m. on June 16, a three-vehicle crash occurred on Route 183 (Bernville Road) at the intersection with North Beyfrle Hill Road in Penn Township.

    State Police Reading|

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    Hamburg Area School Board approves tax increase by .25 mills

    On June 19, Hamburg Area School Directors voted, 6-1, to approve a $42,004,489 spending plan for the 2017-18 school year.

    By Arch Kurtz For Digital First Media|

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    Pottstown man jailed for hit-and-run involving jogger

    NORRISTOWN >> A judge sent a Pottstown man to jail after a jury convicted him of striking a jogger and leaving the scene of the collision on a rural Upper Frederick roadway.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Repperts start youth tennis association in Kutztown

    Kutztown couple Dale and Louann Reppert started the Eastern Berks Kutztown Tennis Association recently to teach local youth tennis.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Announcements

    Alvernia University announces 2017 graduates for Southern Berks

    The Alvernia University Class of 2017 earned associate, bachelor, master and doctoral degrees this May. Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement ceremonies were held May 13.


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