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Kutztown integrates STEAM into everyday classroom

By Brady Tucker For Digital First Media|

Gilbertsville woman charged with retail theft from Kohl’s

NORTH COVENTRY >> A Gilbertsville woman has been charged after she allegedly tried to take merchandise from Kohl’s Department Store without paying. ...

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  • Business

    PLCB accepting bids for expired liquor licenses

    Harrisburg >> The fifth round of bidding is underway for expired restaurant liquor licenses in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Tuesday issued an invitation to bid in the latest auction for the expired licenses.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • News

    $15,000 in scholarships to be awarded to Chester County-area students

    Benchmark Federal Credit Union has opened a call for entries to Chester County-area students as well as existing membership to compete for five college scholarships totaling $15,000.

    From Kristen Stewart|

  • News

    Twin Valley Elementary Center announces Annual Used Book Sale

    The Twin Valley Elementary Center (TVEC) needs your donations to help make the Annual Used Book Sale sale a success. If you have books or other items to sell, please keep an eye out for bins at local businesses throughout the month of March We will happily accept your gently used books, DVDs, CDs, puzzles, and audio books. Please do not donate textbooks, encyclopedias, medical journals, computer games, comic books, magazines or VHS tapes.

    From Kristin Vandergoes|

  • Education

    Daniel Boone School District preparing assembly guidelines

    One month after a high school assembly presentation on racism was deemed offensive and divisive, Daniel Boone School Board members said Feb. 12 there should be some general guidelines for future assemblies.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Boyertown Area Multi-Service prepares for 8th Annual Basket Raffle

    The Boyertown Area Multi-Service 8th Annual Basket Raffle is right around the corner! This event, guaranteeing fun for all ages, is scheduled for Friday, April 6, at a new location, Morning Star Fellowship. The doors open at 5:00 p.m. The Basket Raffle begins at 7:30 p.m.

    From Debra Brauner|

  • News

    ‘Active shooter’ in school training ongoing for Amity police

    AMITY >> Amity Township Police Chief Andrew J. Kensey said Feb. 15 that his department continues to be proactive with “Active Shooter” trainings at the Daniel Boone Middle School, 1845 Weavertown Road, in Amity.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Immaculate Conception Academy gives back

    Immaculate Conception Academy, a Catholic school located in Douglassville, celebrated 100 days of school on Friday, Feb. 9.

    Submitted by Adele Reilly|

  • News

    Talisman Players, Kutztown, perform sold out shows of ‘Pinnochio’

    The Talisman Players presented its first children’s production, “Pinnochio,” to sold out shows in Kutztown.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Police ID fatal crash victim in Berks County

    DISTRICT TWP. >> Police have identified the victim of a fatal crash involving a Honda sedan and a dump truck.

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  • Events

    Antietam Valley Community Partnership Community Dinner on March 4

    Join us for our 5th annual Community Golumpki or Chili Dinner! All you can eat chili or golumpkis, drink, coffee, and dessert for $10 in advance or $12.50 at the door. All homemade by our dedicated volunteers. Eat in or take out from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, at the Antietam High School, 100 Antietam Road, Reading, Pa. 19606.

    From Margaret Saylor|

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