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New fitness center for special needs individuals open in Exeter

From John Cusatis|

Brew Fest celebrates all things beer

The Berks History Center and Oakbrook Brewing Company invited the community to immerse in Berks County’s vibrant beer brewing culture, both past and present, at Berks Brewery & Breweriana Fest on April 14 at the Berks History Center in Read...

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    Community wishes Hamburg Salvation Army Happy 1st Birthday

    The community came out to wish a happy first birthday to the Hamburg Salvation Army Family Store and Donation Center, 700 South 4th Street, during the store’s 1st Birthday Party on April 21.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Racing worms released into garden at Kutztown Earth Day Celebration

    Earth worms raced to the finish line while children cheered and shouted during the Kutztown Environmental Advisory Commission’s Earth Day Celebration held at Kutztown Community Library on April 21. The event concluded with the racing worms being released into the Library’s garden.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Chester County officials to canvas for unlicensed dogs in May

    West Chester >> The Chester County Treasurer’s Office is issuing a notice that all dog owners in the county should, by now, have purchased licenses for their pets for 2018. The notice comes in anticipation of canvassing in the county by the Dog Warden during the month of May.

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    Children can fish for free at Annual Hamburg Fishing Rodeo

    A Fishing Rodeo is planned at the Hamburg Fish and Game Association on Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20. Activities are planned rain or shine at the rear of the property, 935 5th Street in Hamburg.

    By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

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    Hamburg School Board foresees tax increase of .25 mills for proposed 2018-19 budget

    With a vote looming on May 14, Hamburg Area school directors continue to struggle with a proposed $42.51 million budget for the 2018-19 school year that includes a .25 mill property tax increase.

    By Arch Kurtz For Digital First Media|

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    Hunger advocate tells Honey Brook Food Pantry Dinner attendees to get angry about hunger

    “Get angry at hunger!” The featured speaker of the Honey Brook Food Pantry’s 2nd Annual Dinner told attendees to get angry about hunger and become hunger heroes.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

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    Student Column: Brandywine Heights students speak their minds at April 20 Walkout

    At an April 20 Walkout, Brandywine Heights Area High School students wanted to be heard again, this time in a much more inclusive way than in previous conventions such as the one on March 14, held in wake of the Parkland, Florida, shooting.

    By Ethan Strause Brandywine Heights freshman|

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    Morgantown Legion installs Remembrance Wall in memory of veterans

    Commander Nick Hine, Sr. and fellow legionnaires installed the Veterans Remembrance Wall at Col. Jacob Morgan American Legion Post 537, Morgantown on April 21. Family members and friends of deceased veterans placed the plaques on the wall.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

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    Twin Valley High School musicians advance to All-State

    Two members of the Twin Valley High School Band have recently earned the right to perform with a State Music ensemble. Senior Maeve Bartra earned a seat in the PMEA All-State Concert Band, and Sophomore Reid Simmons earned a place in the PMEA All-State Wind Ensemble. Miss Bartra and Mr. Simmons both play the trumpet.

    From Daniel Long|

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    8th Annual John Mattis free car show in Coatesville

    The Chester County Assembly #1873, Knights of Columbus, will be holding our 8th annual “John Mattis Memorial Car Show” on June 2 at the Coatesville VA Medical Center. The Show will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and is located on LOT E. As you arrive at the VA Hospital, follow the signs for Building 139 to the car show location. Registration of cars can be done in advance by contacting Jim Smith at 610-733-2130 or registrations will also be accepted the day of the Show. The...

    From Jim Smith|

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