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‘The Little Mermaid’ comes to Steel River Playhouse May 26-June 11

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Boyertown, Pottstown can get their hands dirty with local Home Garden Contest (photos)

Boyertown and Pottstown residents can win money for playing in the dirt with the 5th annual Home Garden Contest. ...

By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter|


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    Boyertown high school council adviser named finalist for Advisor of the Year

    Boyertown Area Senior High Social Studies Teacher and Student Council Advisor, Mr. Jeffrey Kusniez, has been named a finalist for the 2017 Warren E. Shull High School Student Council Adviser of the Year Award sponsored by the National Association of Student Councils (NASC) and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).

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    Thunder Outreach to sponsor church services to honor first responders

    Thunder Outreach will be sponsoring a series of First Responder Appreciation Days at local churches this summer to honor those who serve and protect their communities.

    By Harrison Otto|

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    Amity Township Supervisor Richard L. Gokey resigns

    Longtime Amity Township Supervisor Richard L. Gokey has resigned, effective with the board’s unanimous approval at its May 17 meeting. Gokey was serving the last year of his second, six-year term as an elected official.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Medi|

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    Community invited to 66th Annual Shoemakersville Parade & Children’s Fair on June 3

    “Let the Music Play” is the theme of the 2017 Children’s Fair on Saturday, June 3. This marks the 66th year for the Shoemakersville tradition, which will include a parade at 11 a.m. and a carnival from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

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    Pres. Lincoln visits Kempton Civil War Days

    President Abraham Lincoln, portrayed by descendant Ralph Lincoln, made a Presidential appearance at the Kempton Civil War Days on May 20.

    Lisa Mitchell

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    Cabela’s celebrates Memorial Day by honoring military, first responders

    By Lisa Mitchell @hamburgitem on Twitter


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    Schuylkill Valley High School breaks ground on new stadium

    The Schuylkill Valley School District celebrated a milestone when they broke ground on their new stadium project at 6:30 p.m. in the current stadium on May 22. The project is set to be completed in September 2017.

    By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|

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    Boyertown Area Multi-Service announces Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

    The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provides eligible seniors with resources in the form of fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs from approved farmers’ markets in Pennsylvania. The purpose of the SFMNP is to increase the consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables with low income seniors and to expand sales at farmer’s markets.

    Boyertown Area Multi-Service|

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    Lindsay Adam inducted into Hamburg Fine Arts Hall of Fame

    The Hamburg Area School District is proud to announce Lindsay Adam as the 2017 inductee into the Fine Arts Hall of Fame. Members of the Hall of Fame are recognized for distinguished service to community art programs as well as contributions to the fine arts programs throughout the district.

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    Library announces Summer Reading and Garden Tour Countdown event

    Combining the theme of the 2017 Summer Reading Program with a green thumb in anticipation of their Annual Garden Tour, the Friends Group of Mifflin Community Library is planning an event to engage families and beautify Lancaster Avenue in Shillington.

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