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    King celebration lauds progress, reminds there is still work to do

    NEW HANOVER >> The students were engaged in a familiar conversation.

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    Kutztown placed on AP District Honor Roll

    Kutztown School District has been placed on the College Board’s 7th Annual AP District Honor Roll for significant gains in student access and success.

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    Fleetwood Middle School Day of Caring honors Martin Luther King Jr.

    Standing tall in the hallway of Fleetwood Area Middle School are two minions constructed out of 2,300 cans of food, which will be donated to the Greater Berks Food Bank as part of the school’s Day of Caring on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 16.

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    Chestnut Knoll takes on a ‘Positive Approach’ to caring for seniors

    “We are always striving to be the best of the best, to look for ways to improve upon ourselves and our delivery of service to our residents, so that, ultimately, they can have the best quality of life at Chestnut Knoll,” said Shawn Barndt, executive director.

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    Boyertown woman shares why she’s taking part in the Women’s March

    Boyertown and Pottstown area women will be joining thousands expected to take part in the Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21, the day after Inauguration Day.

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    Tax increase projected in Boone preliminary budget

    AMITY >> Daniel Boone School Board members agreed at their Jan. 9 meeting to increase the 2017-18 millage from 29.7 mills to the maximum allowed of 31.09 mills.

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    Pottstown churches remember legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    POTTSTOWN >> The Rev. James Allen can still remember the first time he ever met the Rev. Dr Martin Luther King Jr. He was still in the seminary in Atlanta, Ga. at the time and was so poor he needed to stretch the $0.50 in his pocket from Sunday until the following Friday when he would be paid again.

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    Pottsgrove pursues earlier outreach to pre-Kindergarten families

    WEST POTTSGROVE >> In an effort to close an “achievement gap” experienced by students in the district’s low-income households, educators want to reach out and get familiar with those households before they’re even in school.

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    Pottstown moves forward with land bank

    POTTSTOWN >> Although borough council wasted no time in voting Monday night to move ahead with creating a land bank to try to reduce the number of blighted properties in town, it will be awhile before it’s up and running.

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    Relay for Life invited to Pottsgrove board meeting to address concerns

    Although back in August the Pottsgrove School Board approved the use of its football stadium by the Pottstown Relay for Life, some concerns were raised about how the beneficiary of the Relay — the American Cancer Society — uses the hundreds of thousands of dollars raised there.

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