In Other News

Pastor David Lewis of New Hanover to retire after 30 years of service

By Rebecca Blanchard|

Boyertown School Board OKs $112.7M budget with tax increase

During their June 15 meeting, Boyertown school board approved the $112.7 million final budget for 2017-18 with a tax increase of 3.1 percent. The increase raises the millage rate by .75 for Berks and Montgomery, bringing each county’s rate to 2...

By Rebecca Blanchard|

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  • News

    Pottstown man jailed for hit-and-run involving jogger

    NORRISTOWN >> A judge sent a Pottstown man to jail after a jury convicted him of striking a jogger and leaving the scene of the collision on a rural Upper Frederick roadway.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Announcements

    Alvernia University announces 2017 graduates for Southern Berks

    The Alvernia University Class of 2017 earned associate, bachelor, master and doctoral degrees this May. Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement ceremonies were held May 13.

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  • Events

    Mifflin Community Library Second Annual Garden Tour this Saturday

    The Friends of Mifflin Community Library Second Annual Garden Tour is scheduled for Saturday, June 24, from 10-3 p.m. The tour will be held rain or shine.

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  • Announcements

    Albright College Spring 2017 Southern Berks graduates

    The following local residents graduated from Albright College on May 21, 2017:

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  • Announcements

    Kutztown University announces Spring 2017 Dean’s List for Southern Berks

    More than 1,660 students have been named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s List at Kutztown University. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, an undergraduate student must be registered for at least 12 credits and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60.

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  • KUTZTOWN LOCAL

    Yocum Institute presents ‘The Clumsy Dragon’ at Kutztown Library

    The Yocum Institute for Arts Education presented the play “The Clumsy Dragon” at Kutztown Community Library as part of the Summer Reading Program Build a Better World on Friday, June 16.

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  • News

    2 Berks County firms chosen for region’s medical marijuana licenses

    HARRISBURG >> Two Berks County applicants were granted state permits to begin growing medical marijuana in Southeast Pennsylvania, it was announced Tuesday afternoon.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Judge weighs media requests to identify jurors at Bill Cosby trial

    NORRISTOWN >> The Montgomery County judge who presided over the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial took under advisement a request by media outlets to release the identities of the jurors who deadlocked in their deliberations.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Rep. Marcy Toepel hosting Blood Drive in Gilbertsville on June 29

    Rep. Marcy Toepel (R-Montgomery) is inviting 147th District residents to a Miller-Keystone Blood Drive on Thursday, June 29, anytime between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. at her district office, 1885 Swamp Pike Road, Suite 107, Gilbertsville.

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  • Announcements

    Kutztown University announces degrees of Boyertown area students

    Kutztown University has conferred degrees on more than 1,200 students during the winter and spring semesters. Kutztown University announces degree conferment twice a year, once in the winter and once in the summer. Commencement exercises are held in May and December; however, students finish their requirements for graduation throughout the entire year. The cumulative grade point average necessary for honor distinction is: with honor (cum laude) 3.40; with high honor (magna cum laude) 3.60...

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