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Community invited to explore the cosmos during Community Nights at MCCC’s Observatory

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New Hanover supervisor questions overdevelopment in township

NEW HANOVER >> As the housing recession fades into memory, long-dormant housing projects are beginning to resurface and at least one supervisor is beginning to question what’s being lost. ...

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    No tax increase in Union Township 2018 budget

    Union Township’s preliminary budget for 2018 indicates no tax increase for its residents.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

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    Exeter school board votes down proposal to issue tax refund

    During the Exeter School Board voting meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19, it was recommended that the school board approve a transfer of $1.5 million of surplus funds from the general fund to the capital reserve fund. The agenda item created discussion among school board members, which resulted in two failed amendments.

    By Samantha Dix For Digital First Media|

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    Amity approves $7 million bond refinance

    The Amity Township Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Sept. 6 to refinance $4 million of current debt with a $7 million municipal bond that will also fund $1.5 million of future sewer projects.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

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    Kutztown students across community celebrate Peace Day

    Kutztown Area School District and Kutztown University celebrated Peace Day, hosted by Peace.Love.Kutztown on Sept. 21.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Awards go to top cars at Salem EC Church Car Show

    Salem E.C. Church in Lenhartsville hosted its 9th annual Pig Roast and Car Show with 87 entries on Sept. 16.

    By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

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    Contestants vie for Outstanding Young Women Scholarships

    Young women in Berks County will participate in the Outstanding Young Women Scholarship Program on Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. at Kutztown Area High School in Kutztown.

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    Trooper Philip Melley Lodge attends Nashville Fraternal Biennial Conference

    In attendance at the National Conference of the Fraternal Order of Police in Nashville, Tenn., recently were 17 members of Trooper Philip Melley Lodge, including those from Northeast Berks County, as well as 4,235 delegates representing more than 330 thousand current and former law enforcement officers from all over the country and other parts of the world.

    From Trooper Philip Melley Lodge|

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    Home makeover revealed to Leesport mom and her kids

    Leesport mom Jaime Noll and her daughters Samantha, 14, and Aubrey, 9, pulled up in front of their home in a white limo on Sept. 16 for the Big Reveal after a one-week home makeover.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Juveniles charged after rocks thrown from I-78 overpass

    State Police from the Hamburg barracks investigated a potentially dangerous incident on Sept. 17 at which time two vehicles were struck by someone throwing rocks from the overpass onto vehicles travelling on Interstate 78 from Power Drive in Upper Tulpehocken Township.

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    Fleetwood Girl Scout Junior Troop earns Flowers Badge

    Fleetwood Girl Scout Junior Troop 1793 earned their Girl Scout Junior Flowers Badge at Royer’s in Reading. The troop received a tour of the facility and learned the day to day business of a florist.

    By Linda Yuengel Fleetwood Girl Scout Service Unit Manager|

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