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Free program provides Pottstown area families with personal trainer and more

By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com @MichileaP on Twitter|

Garey Road traffic still on local agendas

UNION TWP. >> The township supervisors said Feb. 20 they are continuing to work with the Daniel Boone Area School District to reduce or prevent “hot-rodding” on north Garey Road. ...

By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

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    Mad Dogs menu inspired by movie titles

    Mad Dogs Hot Dogs hosted its grand opening at 100 N. Constitution Blvd. in Kutztown on Feb. 18. Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce members helped Mad Dogs celebrate with a ribbon cutting out front of the hot dog shop.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • News

    Schwank, Fair Districts speak at presentation on how Gerrymandering affects elections

    The Kutztown University department of political science and Vote Everywhere welcomed State Senator Judy Schwank and Dr. Frederick Walker, a representative of Fair Districts PA, in a forum held at the university on Feb. 23.

    By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|

  • Announcements

    Deputy Sheriff Hercules ‘Herc’ Avello celebrates 30 years

    More than three decades ago, an unlikely confluence of regional influences — mushrooms, the Wyeths, and a passel of crooks — redefined a Kennett Square resident’s career path.

    From the Chester County Sheriff’s Office|

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    Bowling Lanes and league celebrate six decades together March 1

    How do you know when a local landmark truly has staying power? In the case of Devon Lanes, one of the first independently owned bowling centers in the country, it’s when one bowling league calls it home for nearly 60 years. When Devon Lanes was born in 1959, the Early Birds League, formed the year before, made its nest there. And while some of the faces of the ladies and gentlemen of the Early Birds have changed over time, the league members have stayed true, bowling their home lanes...

    From Devon Lanes|

  • Entertainment

    The Feinberg Brothers bring bluegrass to Reinholds

    REINHOLDS >> An evening of Bluegrass Music will be held at the Reinholds Fire Company Banquet Hall along Route 897 in Reinholds on Saturday, March 4 beginning at 6 p.m. Featured will be The Feinberg Brothers along with Chester Johnson and The Foggy Mountain Grass.

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  • Announcements

    Moms Club of Douglassville East holding raffle event to support Amity Fire & Rescue

    A six-year-old boy is taken to school in a yellow school bus. So what? But getting driven to school in a big yellow fire truck, with sirens wailing and lights flashing? That’s a big deal.

    By Gil Cohen For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Kutztown man, children injured in Route 222 crash

    A Kutztown man, three children and a teen were sent to the hospital for injuries after their van collided with the rear of a box truck in Richmond Township on Feb. 22.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • News

    Blue Mountain Academy opens student-run store

    Between 500 and 700 people attended the Blue Mountain Academy’s Grand Opening of its Health Food Store in Hamburg on Feb. 19.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • News

    Birdsboro moves $480M power plant project forward

    BIRDSBORO >> It took two votes, but the Borough Council has approved the land development plan for a $480 million power plant project at the site of the former Armocast facility.

    By Samantha Dix For Digital First Media|

  • TRI COUNTY LOCAL

    TriCounty Community Calendar for Feb. 21

    Now through Feb. 28 Birdhouse show: An old-fashioned wall-mounted telephone, a vintage blue teapot and a cheerful yellow trolley are just a few of the more than 50 of hand-crafted birdhouses, bird feeders and 30 bird-themed quilted wall hangings, pillows and artwork that are up for bid in the ninth annual Birdhouse Show & Silent Auction, now through Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Garden Spot Village. Members of the Garden Spot Village Woodshop started the event in 2009 to raise money for...

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