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Pedal Paddle offers taste of outdoor activities

By Eileen Faust efaust@pottsmerc.com |

Fleetwood Community Theatre’s ‘Peter Pan’ took audiences on a magical adventure

Young area actors got to soar to new heights in Fleetwood Community Theatre’s summer production of “Peter Pan,” much to the delight of the audience at Fleetwood Area High School last weekend. ...

By Cheryl Thornburg cthornburg@21st-centurymedia.com |

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    Boyertown Wellness Council votes for a change in name but not purpose

    Often considered an initiative of the Boyertown School District, the independent Boyertown Area Community Wellness Council voted at its quarterly meeting in April, to change its name to Wellness Council of Boyertown (WCB).

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    1 pulled from burning truck after four-car crash near Kutztown

    RICHMOND TWP. — A Mohnton man was pulled from his burning pickup truck by a passing motorist after a four-car crash on Route 222 around 1:30 p.m. Monday, police said.

    By Eileen Faust efaust@21st-centurymedia.com |

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    Artists to create mural at Collegeville’s Power House

    Their six original murals include the ones they’ve created for the Minerva D. Braemer Medical Arts Building at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery, Norriton Fire Engine Company 61 and Meadowood Senior Living community.

    By M. English For 21st Century Media |

  • Columnists

    Pickin’ in Pa by Ellen Geisel Time is relative!

    Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Cuckoo. Cuckoo. Bong. Bong. Do you have old clocks in your house? Do you carry an old pocket watch or have an old wristwatch? If you do, then I’m sure you recognize the above sounds. There’s nothing like an old clock! Sometimes the sound of an old clock can be soothing, but other times, they tend to keep us awake at night, especially if they chime every 15 minutes!

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  • Swimming

    Area swimmers compete in Junior Olympics

    Recently, 10 swimmers from the Boyertown swim team qualified and competed in the Junior Olympics at the Glouster County Institute of Technology.

    By Phil Haddad For 21st Century Media |

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    Pottsgrove Manor to host summer textile workshops for kids

    On Sundays in August, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., historic Pottsgrove Manor will offer a series of workshops, focusing on a different colonial textile art each week. Kids 8 to 12 years old can learn historical crafts and take home their creations in these fun sessions.

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  • Events

    WTIM: Music Around Town: July 30 edition

    What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

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  • Lifestyle

    Phillie Phanatic visits The Goddard School of Gilbertsville

    Thursday, July 24, seemed like an ordinary day at The Goddard School in Gilbertsville until a certain visitor entered the building.

    Rebecca Blanchard
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  • General news

    Community helps build new Perry Elementary Center playground

    “Over the coming years, we can all look with pride upon the playground and say ‘Yeah, I helped with that.’ Give yourself a pat on the back – we could not have done it without you,” said Perry PTO Playground Committee members.

    Shea Singley
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  • General news

    Attendees take a ‘Step Back in Time’ at Berks Heritage Center

    Several hundred people explored early American life at Berks County’s annual “Step Back in Time” Day on Sunday, July 27 at the county’s heritage center property in Bern Township. Sunny skies and heat accompanied attendees as they strolled the grounds – with humidity that made many attendees all the more appreciative of those wearing the layered and hot authentic 19th century costumes for the sake of history. Spectators experienced a taste of the Civil War and 19th century life. The...

    By Mary Himmelberger For 21st Century Media |

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