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Multiple uses presented for Birdsboro Elementary Center when it closes

By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

Animal Rescue League of Berks County invites public to open house

CUMRU TOWNSHIP >> The Animal Rescue League of Berks County will be having and Open House at the shelter at 58 Kennel Road, on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Guests are invited to bring their pets for an open, green-screen backgr...

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    Art Gallery of Hamburg exhibits high school artwork for January

    Hamburg High School student artwork fills the windows of the Art Gallery of Hamburg for the month of January. An artists reception will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 19 at the gallery at 335 State St., Hamburg.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Winning Scenes of 29th District calendar unveiled

    Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) unveiled the winners of his 2017 “Scenes of the 29th Senatorial District” calendar contest, which features photos from throughout Berks and Schuylkill counties. Local winners include Rachael Kirkhoff of Bernville, Harry Heffelfinger of Greenwich Township, and Neven Dries of Hamburg. Photos featured local sights, including those in Albany Township, Shartlesville, Hamburg and Kernsville.

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    Overheated stove pipe causes Tilden Township home fire

    A clay stove pipe overheated, catching a Tilden Township home on fire on Jan. 10.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Kutztown Community Library hosts Laura Ingalls Wilder 150th birthday party

    Kutztown Community Library will celebrate the 150th birthday of author Laura Ingalls Wilder with a program and refreshments on Feb. 18 at 1 p.m.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary names new president

    Following an extensive national search, Geri E. Unger has been named the new president of Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Association, a position she assumed on Jan. 3.

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    Pennsylvania Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores will be open on MLK Day, other holidays

    HARRISBURG >> The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) has announced that hundreds of Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores will be open Monday, Jan. 16 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day – as well as on Presidents Day, Memorial Day, and the Fourth of July this year.

    By The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board For Digital First Media|

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    Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources applauds plans to close Hamburg State Center

    Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disability (PAR) applauds the plan announced by Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Dallas yesterday to close the Hamburg State Center. The Center is one of five remaining state-operated institutions where individuals with intellectual disability reside and receive services. As Pennsylvania’s largest association exclusively representing providers of services to people with intellectual disability or...

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    Life insurance 101: What you need to know

    Life insurance; everyone says it’s important but it can be a difficult topic to talk about and even more difficult to understand. However, it is a critical topic to grasp because of its importance when building a financial strategy.

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    Department of Human Services closing Hamburg State Center

    Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Ted Dallas announced on Jan. 11 that DHS plans to close the Hamburg State Center in Hamburg for people with intellectual disabilities in Berks County.

    By The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services|

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    Glad Tidings mission team delivers education, a way out of poverty to Haiti

    Changed. That’s how Louise Keim and her niece, Sage Bausher, feel after a mission trip to Haiti in November. The pair say they will never look in their stocked fridges or filled closets without picturing how life is just a short plane ride away.

    By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

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