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Teen photographer Emma Ketterer captures moments to cherish

By Lisa Mitchell|

Kutztown Barber offers free cuts to autistic kids

A barber at City Cuts Barbershop in Kutztown gives free haircuts to children with autism. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • News

    Auto Zone conditionally approved for Route 422 in Amity

    The Amity Township Board of Supervisors unanimously granted conditional final approval on July 19 to developers of a new Auto Zone planned for Route 422 in Douglassville.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

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    Fresh Air summers in Berks: Blandon family welcomes NYC girl, 10, to country

    Berks County natives may take for granted the rolling hills dotted with cattle or wide blue skies rimmed with the Blue Mountains. But the sights and sounds we experience each summer are a welcome change for children visiting from New York City.

    By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

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    Summer fun curbs summer slide at Schuylkill Valley Teachers In The Parks

    Summertime, and the learning is easy for students enrolled in Schuylkill Valley Elementary School’s “Teachers In The Parks” program.

    By Anne Ostrowski For Digital First Media|

  • News

    PASSHE consultant provides final report

    The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) July 21 delivered its final report on the strategic review of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education—a report commissioned by Chancellor Frank T. Brogan and the Board of Governors.

    From Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education|

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    Roller Derby Rockstars will host kickoff of blood drive series tour in Lower Pottsgrove

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> Roller derby players have been sustaining bloody injuries for as long as the contact sport has been around, but now, it’s the public’s turn to shed some blood in a lot less painful way and for a good cause. The Roller Derby Rockstars will be holding a blood drive next week to kickoff the “Make ’Em Bleed” roller derby blood drive series in partnership with the

    By Michael Sneff|

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    Amity Police investigate thefts from mailboxes

    AMITY >> Amity Police are conducting an investigation after a mail theft was reported on July 4.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: WWE Battle Royal, Beer for a Cause, Moth Maddness and more

    Check out our top picks for fun things to do this week in the Philadephia region.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    OPINION: Pipeline editorial raises valid concerns

    You correctly noted many of the valid concerns of residents along the proposed route of the Mariner East II pipeline in your recent editorial. In particular, you mentioned a school that is a “stone’s throw” away from the pipeline. In fact, that private school is only seven feet away from the pipeline and is one of 40 public and private schools along the route within the blast radius.


  • Events

    Turn back the hands of time at ‘Step Back in Time Day’ July 30

    Everything from old-time sports to vintage music will have you travelling back in time at the annual Step Back in Time Day set for Sunday, July 30, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Located at the Berks County Heritage Center, this special event offers educational fun for everyone.

    The Berks County Heritage Center|

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    Wendy’s hosts grand opening in Hamburg

    Wendy’s held the Grand Opening for its new restaurant at 15 Dave’s Way, Hamburg, on July 15.

    Submitted by Wendy’s|

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