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Man draws prison for armed robberies in Pottstown and Norristown

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Welcome to my world: The origins of the Wedding Party may surprise you

Marriage is one of the earliest institutions and is observed in almost all societies. The wedding customs of today are based on folklore, religion, symbolism, and superstition. Our traditional wedding party refers to the people involved in the cerem...

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    Photos: Boyertown Relay For Life celebrates 10th year

    Boyertown Relay for Life celebrated its 10th year on June 24 at the Boyertown Community Park. Forty-two groups participated and the theme for this year was superheroes. This annual event, which benefits the American Cancer Society, runs for 24 hours from 10 a.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday.

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    OLEY WEIS MARKETS UNVEILS BEER AND WINE CAFE

    Oley beer and wine enthusiasts will no longer have to travel far to stock their refrigerators and wine racks.

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    Intra-Berks Cultural Exchange: Clay On Main and Art Plus Gallery trade showcases

    Clay on Main in Oley and Art Plus Gallery in West Reading are exhibiting work in a unique way. Both centers are artist cooperatives with gallery space, and will show their sister organization’s work this June and July. Art Plus has twenty-one member artists, including painters, photographers, and textile artists, and their work is displayed at Clay on Main’s gallery space until July 2nd. Clay on Main’s fourteen co-op members mainly work in ceramic, but also include...

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    Family concert at Gring’s Mill Park set for July 6

    Next up in the 2017 “Summer Arts in Berks Parks” series is a family concert by Steve Pullara & the Cool Beans Band on Thursday, July 6th in the Gring’s Mill amphitheater from 6-7:30 p.m.

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    Christmas in July at the Library

    The Mifflin Community Library Stitching Group will be holding a festive fundraiser to raise money for the Mifflin Community Library. Holiday decorating items will be sale during the month of July. Please stop by the library during library hours to purchase your unique and beautiful decorating items. All sales are tax deductible.

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    KeyBank employees volunteer at Greater Berks Food Bank

    KeyBank employees at the Greater Berks Food Bank assisted in sorting and packing various donated non-perishable food items to be distributed to food-insecure individuals and families across Berks and Schuylkill Counties. Based on 2015 statistics, the GBFB serves roughly 41,500 people every month, so they heavily rely on their volunteers to be able to serve all those in need.

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    Amity Township appoints new roadmaster

    The Amity Township Board of Supervisors unanimously appointed Patrick R. Moore as its new roadmaster, effective June 25.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

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    Police hire new part time police officer

    The Amity Police Department recently hired and swore into service Police Officer Troy Nicholson.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

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    Exeter School Board OKs tax hike for 2017-18

    The Exeter Township School Board has approved a property tax hike to balance the 2017-2018 district budget.

    By Samantha Dix For Digital First Media|

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    Daniel Boone School Board votes 5-3 to raise property taxes

    The Daniel Boone Area School Board voted 5-3 on June 19 to approve the 2017-18 district budget and to increase taxes by a half-mill.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

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