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Boyertown Fun Days marks the start of summer

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    Small Business Administration names Pennsylvania 2015 Small Business Person Of Year Joseph G. Zidik, President and CEO of Custom Milling & Consulting, Inc. in Fleetwood

    U.S. Small Business Administration Eastern Pennsylvania Director Antonio (Tony) Leta officially introduced Pennsylvania’s Small Business Person of the Year, Joseph G. Zidik, President and CEO of Custom Milling & Consulting, Inc., 1246 Maidencreek Road, Fleetwood, May 27.

    Small Business Administration |

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    Elementary students celebrate Kutztown Bicentennial Day

    On May 26, the students at Kutztown Elementary School celebrated the Bicentennial Birthday of their hometown Kutztown.

    By Donna Hill-Chaney Kutztown Elementary Art Teacher |

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    Boyertown Fun Days marks the start of summer

    BOYERTOWN >> Fun Days kicked off the summer season at Boyertown Community Park Thursday and continues through Saturday, 30. Many popular events are back including the Rosaire family of Florida, who brought their lovable racing pigs. The races run approximately every two hours from the start of each day. There will be a variety of great food throughout the event.

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    Berks County students are running the show! Fleetwood Community Theatre presents their first junior production ‘Chasing Charming’

    Fleetwood Community Theatre (FCT) has been creating live theatre for 28 years, this year they are proud to present a new opportunity for students with the 2 Act comedy, “Chasing Charming,” by Alaska Reece Vance.

    Fleetwood Community Theatre |

  • Opinion

    A Look Back in History: 2015 Kutztown Memorial Day Recollections

    There are few Memorial Day Parade as nostalgic as the village of Kutztown, where citizens and neighbors gather on the Main Street of this rural community to celebrate their Americana freedom of Liberty to renew Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence, the lifeblood of our Democracy. While pondering the noble lives of brave Americans this past Memorial Day, I recollected one of Kutztown’s most famous Folklorist, Dr. Alfred L. Shoemaker, who was a prisoner of war fighting...

    By Richard H. Shaner Columnist |

  • Opinion

    Part 2: An Alma Mater State of Mind

    In January of 1956, at the start of the second semester of fifth grade, we made a new friend, one who hailed from Europe. Chris Manfre sat in the auditorium with us, waiting to be assigned to classes, looking like a stranger in a strange land. He differed from us in that, as a newly arrived immigrant from Italy, he did not understand much English. I can still see Vic Luksic holding up his regulation school neckwear and repeating “tie” for Chris several thousand times, in his...

    By Jim Lynch Columnist |

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    Dated slated for 5th Annual Hometown Heroes Soccer Fundraiser

    Reading United A.C. is again partnering with members of the Reading United Fun League, S.A.A.R.A. (Social Activities for the Associates of the Reading Area), and other local businesses and organizations to present the 5th Annual “Hometown Heroes Soccer Fundraiser”.

    From Reading United A.C. |

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    Elverson Memorial Day Celebration: Community shows their support, remembers those who gave their all

    The American Legion Post hosted a Memorial Day Observance at the cemetery in Elverson on May 25 at 10:30 a.m.

    By Carol Donahue Elverson |

  • Announcements

    Daniel Boone’s Odyssey of the Mind Team wins world championship

    The Daniel Boone Odyssey of the Mind Middle School team comprised of Taylor Eisenhuth, David Eurillo, Emma Hartman, Zoe Thompson and Rachel Woomer and coached by parents Fran Thompson and Steph Woomer won 1st place at the World Finals held at Michigan State University May 20 to May 23.

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    Boyertown takes ‘swift action’ and suspends students

    Boyertown >> Boyertown Area School Board President Stephen Elsier commended the administration Tuesday night, May 26, for its handling of racially-charged comments made by students.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st-centurymedia.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

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