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State Sen. Judy Schwank hosting Opioid Addiction Awareness Event

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Store owners take part in National Random Acts of Kindness Day, donate goods to Exeter Police

Local residents and store owners Ben and Ellen Nonnemacher recently took part in National Random Acts of Kindness Day on Friday, Feb. 17, by donating goods to Exeter Township Police Department. ...

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  • TRI COUNTY LOCAL

    TriCounty Community Calendar for Feb. 21

    Now through Feb. 28 Birdhouse show: An old-fashioned wall-mounted telephone, a vintage blue teapot and a cheerful yellow trolley are just a few of the more than 50 of hand-crafted birdhouses, bird feeders and 30 bird-themed quilted wall hangings, pillows and artwork that are up for bid in the ninth annual Birdhouse Show & Silent Auction, now through Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Garden Spot Village. Members of the Garden Spot Village Woodshop started the event in 2009 to raise money for...

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  • Announcements

    Boyertown Area School District participates in Pennsylvania TSA Region 9 Conference

    On Feb. 4, 131 Boyertown Area School District students travelled to Stroudsburg High School to compete in the Pennsylvania Technology Student Association (TSA) Region 9 Conference. Students from Boyertown Area Senior High School, Junior High East, and Junior High West joined 200 high school and junior high school students for a thrilling day of competition.

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  • News

    Hamburg Area High School students, teachers explore virtual reality classroom

    Hamburg students, teachers and administrators entered virtual reality, using 3D computer technology on Feb. 21.

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  • Announcements

    Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles announces temporary closure for renovations

    The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles announced it will be temporarily closed while its main gallery undergoes major renovations. Its entire collection has been moved out so a new cement floor can move in.

    Rebecca Blanchard
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  • News

    Twelve former troopers honored

    During the recent Feb. 21 Troopers Lodge Dinner and Legislative Reception at the Roman Delight Restaurant near Orwigsburg, 12 retired members of Trooper Melley Lodge were honored for their combined service of more than 280 years with the Pennsylvania State Police.

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  • News

    Fans of ‘Little House’ books celebrate author’s 150th birthday

    Kutztown Community Library celebrated author Laura Ingalls Wilder’s 150th birthday with a birthday cake and hosted the program “Beyond Little House” on Feb. 18.

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  • News

    700 Brandywine students celebrate World Read Aloud Day

    All 700 students in the Brandywine Heights Elementary and Intermediate schools read to a partner, celebrating World Read Aloud Day on Feb. 16.

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  • Lifestyle

    Glenside business creates prop for Melissa McCarthy’s SNL sketch

    GLENSIDE >> Melissa McCarthy’s portrayal of White House press secretary Sean Spicer, ranting at and physically going after reporters with a podium, is putting a Glenside company that built the attack podium on the map.

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  • News

    Boyertown teachers get creamed at this year’s Mini-THON Pep Rally

    This year’s Mini-THON fundraiser kicked off with its usual pep rally on Friday, Feb. 10.

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  • News

    Woman visiting husband’s grave dies after cemetery crash in Pottstown

    POTTSTOWN >> A Berks County woman died of natural causes Saturday, just hours after an asthma attack caused her to crash an SUV into a tree at a cemetery, trapping her inside for hours before help arrived. The woman’s death comes just over a week after the death of her husband.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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