Distracted driving citations grow significantly over 5 years in Pa.

By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-centurymedia.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|


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    Daniel Boone School Board OKs budget with tax hike

    The Daniel Boone Area School Board voted 5-3 on June 18 to balance the 2018-19 budget with a .63 mill property tax increase.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

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    Hopewell Furnace Site Trail Plan open for public comment

    The Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site Trail Plan Environmental Assessment and Assessment of Effect has been released and is open for public comment.

    From David Blackburn|

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    Restoring Hope Foundation winner announced from Cumru

    In July 2016, Liza Chisolm, Cumru Township, found her life unraveling after the death of her 23-year-old daughter, Haley-Rae. Today, Chisolm works two jobs while raising her two sons Julio, 17, and Hunter, 14, but she admits to letting things go around the house. Her siding needs to be fixed, her deck is collapsing, she has no lights in one room, and the house could use quite a bit of TLC.

    By Dawn Wivell Restoring Hope Foundation|

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    David Lomnychuk receives Boscov Community Leader Award

    In memory of Albert Boscov, founder of The Pennsylvania Community Development and Finance Corporation (PCDfc), Jim Boscov awards Mr. David Lomnychuk with the Albert Boscov Community Leader Recognition Award. David Lomnychuk owner of David’s Cleaning Service, highlights many benefits over other local cleaning businesses while showing passion for making a difference in social, civic and entrepreneurial effort within the community.

    From Jo Lynn Entzminger|

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    Patriot Item Community Calendar June 28

    Submit events about 10 days in advance of publication date to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com. Note Kutztown Patriot Calendar.


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    Expand imagination at Kutztown Library’s Summer Quest

    Summer Quest is in full swing at the Kutztown Community Library! All ages are encouraged to keep their minds active, and have fun this summer.

    By Samantha Carlomagno Kutztown Community Library|

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    Fleetwood teen wins Child Hunger is No Fairytale competition

    MCA of the USA (Y-USA) announced the winners of their national Child Hunger is No Fairytale youth art competition that called on children and teens to use their imaginations to depict hunger scenes from classic fairytales. Kara G., Fleetwood, 16, was named one of the five winners.


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    Elvis sighting at Hamburg Strand


  • Schwank resolution to study dairy industry passes Pa. Senate

    Legislation sponsored by Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) to study the Commonwealth’s dairy industry was approved by the Senate on June 18.

    From Jamie Klein|

  • Declaration of Independence to be read at Hopewell Furnace on July 4

    To celebrate Independence Day, the National Park Service and the Friends of Hopewell Furnace invite the public to attend an inspirational reading of the Declaration of Independence accompanied with music and traditional patriotic songs.

    Digital First Media|

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