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Spring Chicken 5K raises $15K for Life’s Choices Hamburg, Kutztown

By Kolleen Long Life’s Choices|

Community wishes Hamburg Salvation Army Happy 1st Birthday

The community came out to wish a happy first birthday to the Hamburg Salvation Army Family Store and Donation Center, 700 South 4th Street, during the store’s 1st Birthday Party on April 21. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|

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    YMCA closing dominates Montco commissioners’ visit to Pottstown

    POTTSTOWN >> The Montgomery County Commissioners made Pottstown the first stop on their annual “listening tour” Monday night and heard about two things from the audience.

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

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    COMEDY: Colin Mochrie, Brad Sherwood on the road with ‘Whose Line is It Anyway?’-style improv

    Known for their TV roles, especially on “Whose Line is It Anyway?”, Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood have been touring with their two-man improv show for 16 years now.

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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    Student Column: Brandywine Heights students speak their minds at April 20 Walkout

    At an April 20 Walkout, Brandywine Heights Area High School students wanted to be heard again, this time in a much more inclusive way than in previous conventions such as the one on March 14, held in wake of the Parkland, Florida, shooting.

    By Ethan Strause Brandywine Heights freshman|

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    Morgantown Legion installs Remembrance Wall in memory of veterans

    Commander Nick Hine, Sr. and fellow legionnaires installed the Veterans Remembrance Wall at Col. Jacob Morgan American Legion Post 537, Morgantown on April 21. Family members and friends of deceased veterans placed the plaques on the wall.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

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    Twin Valley High School musicians advance to All-State

    Two members of the Twin Valley High School Band have recently earned the right to perform with a State Music ensemble. Senior Maeve Bartra earned a seat in the PMEA All-State Concert Band, and Sophomore Reid Simmons earned a place in the PMEA All-State Wind Ensemble. Miss Bartra and Mr. Simmons both play the trumpet.

    From Daniel Long|

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    8th Annual John Mattis free car show in Coatesville

    The Chester County Assembly #1873, Knights of Columbus, will be holding our 8th annual “John Mattis Memorial Car Show” on June 2 at the Coatesville VA Medical Center. The Show will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and is located on LOT E. As you arrive at the VA Hospital, follow the signs for Building 139 to the car show location. Registration of cars can be done in advance by contacting Jim Smith at 610-733-2130 or registrations will also be accepted the day of the Show. The...

    From Jim Smith|

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    Garden Spot Village events feature education, art and music

    Each spring Garden Spot Village, 433 S. Kinzer Ave., New Holland, partners with the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society to present educational events for the community. This May Garden Spot Village will host three events in The Chapel.

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    Tri County Community Calendar May 1

    Submit events about 10 days in advance of publication date to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com. Note Tri County Record Calendar.

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    Twin Valley Rotary Students of the Month announced

    On April 18 the Twin Valley Rotary club was proud to honor Twin Valley High School senior Sarah Shugar and junior Kyle Mazur as their students of the month. The presentation was made at their weekly meeting. Sarah and Kyle were honored for their participation in extra-curricular activities and outstanding academic achievement.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Opinion

    LETTER: Time to embrace that we are Pottstown!

    As PDIDA (Pottstown Downtown Improvement District Authority) continues to reach out to our community at large, our first focus group met on March 29, 2018, in the PDIDA Office to discuss the next five years in the downtown district. Thirteen community members from various walks of life joined us for about two hours of discussion.

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