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Boyertown high school students shadow local businesses

By Rebecca Blanchard|

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  • Education

    Boone replaces boilers; presents new realignment plan

    The Daniel Boone School Board unanimously approved April 14 to purchase two new boilers for Birdsboro Elementary Center from Trane through The Cooperative Purchasing Network, at a cost not to exceed $390,000.

    By Denise Larive For 21st Century Media |

  • Sports

    Local athletes honored as All-Berks selections

    The Berks County League recently announced its All-Berks selection for the winter high school sports season. Below are the local players honored.

    Ric Webb
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  • Education

    Exeter board votes ‘no’ to merger

    The Exeter Township School Board of Directors voted against the motion for a merger with the Antietam School District April 15. Satisfying the Exeter residents’ requests, the board voted 8-0, with one abstention, not to go through with a full merger.

    Emily Thiel
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  • General news

    Johnny Cash visits The Heritage, Shillington

    “Hello – I’m not Johnny Cash!” Nearly 400 residents and guests at The Heritage of Green Hills, an active, over 55 independent living community in Shillington, enjoyed three free performances recently by singer and songwriter and Johnny Cash impersonator David Stone.

    From Heritage |

  • General news

    Life’s Choices moves to new location and offers new services

    Life’s Choices is coming up on two years in Hamburg and is ready for some changes. The faith-based pregnancy and resource center started STI testing once a month, financial counseling which started this month and has a new location.

    Shea Singley
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  • General news

    Eggstravaganza takes over Berks Heritage Center

    Seventy degrees and sunshine welcomed hundreds of families to the Berks County Parks & Recreation’s Eggstravaganza event at the bucolic and historic property of the county’s Heritage Center. For three hours on Saturday, families enjoyed free children’s activities and entertainment that were as much a celebration as spring’s arrival as the upcoming Easter holiday.

    By Mary Himmelberger For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Beef and Beer kicked off 2014 Dollars for Dogs Golf Tournament

    The 2014 Dollars for Dogs Golf Tournament kicked off their fundraising with a beef and beer on April 4th at the Spring Hollow Golf Club in Spring City.

    By Gailynne M. Ferguson For 21st Century Media |

  • 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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  • Musical theater

    Drama Hawks bring St. Louis to Hamburg

    St. Louis came to Hamburg this past weekend as the Hamburg Area School District Drama Hawks presented the musical “Meet Me In St. Louis” to a full auditorium on April 11, 12 and 13.

    Shea Singley
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  • Musical theater

    Panthers-On-Parade present ‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’

    For two nights Schuylkill Valley High School took audience members to Camelot and caused many laughs as Panthers-On-Parade present “Monty Python’s Spamalot” to a full auditorium on April 11 and 12.

    Shea Singley
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