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College Corner: Exeter grad Yocum thrust into lineup, rights the Ship

By Bill Arsenault For Digital First Media|

Strike Ends: APSCUF, PASSHE reach tentative agreement

After three days on strike, faculty left the picket lines on Friday afternoon immediately after the announcement that the strike was over at 4 p.m. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


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    Additional 223 acres preserved in Berks

    An additional 223 acres of Berks County farmland will be preserved through the purchase of conservation easements valued at $541,250 dollars that were approved today by the Pennsylvania Agricultural Land Preservation Board, according to State Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks), a Preservation Board member.

    Sen. Schwank’s Office|

  • Hamburg High School Aerial Boundaries choir sings at KU Choral Festival

    Hamburg High School select choir Aerial Boundaries participated in the Kutztown University High School Choral Festival Oct. 18 in Schaeffer Auditorium.

    Lisa Mitchell

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    Fire Prevention Day at Tilden Elementary

    As part of the recent, nationwide Fire Prevention Week, firefighters from the Union Fire Company in Hamburg showed off equipment and talked about fire safety for students and staff at Tilden Elementary Center.

    Tilden Elementary|

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    Kutztown University students rally at strike, others go to class

    Kutztown University students arrived to an animated campus and silent academic buildings. Striking faculty were posted at various entrances throughout campus on Oct. 19. Some students rallied with faculty while others opted to go to class.

    By Laura Quain For Digital First Media|

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    Reading-Berks Guild of Craftsmen Fine Arts & Crafts Festival set for Oct. 29-30

    The 67th Annual Juried Holiday Fine Arts & Crafts Festival and Sale by the largest Craft Guild in Pennsylvania runs Saturday, Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kutztown University in O’Pake Fieldhouse at the corner of Trexler Avenue and Baldy Street in Kutztown. Highlighting this event will be a “Last of its Kind” Hooked Rug by Annie Harlin. She is a juried lifetime member of not only Reading-Berks Guild of Craftsmen but also...

    Reading-Berks Guild of Craftsmen|

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    Kutztown Borough Council honors former fire chief Troy Arndt

    Former Kutztown fire chief Troy Arndt, of Kutztown, received recognition for his years of service to the Kutztown Fire Company during the Kutztown Borough Council meeting Oct. 18.

    By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|

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    Daniel Boone School District to strictly adhere to bus policy

    AMITY >> Following two incidents this school year of kindergarten students not properly discharged at their bus stops, the Daniel Boone School Board agreed on Oct. 10 to not allow daily and last-minute bus stop changes made by parents.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

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    Daniel Boone Optimist Club announces Halloween Parade

    The Daniel Boone Optimist Club of Douglassville would like to announce the annual Halloween Parade to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Amity Gardens.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Columnists

    Time is the most precious commodity of all

    I’m sure I’m not the only one among us who has noticed that times flies.

    By Mike Zielinski Guest columnist|

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    Cat Angel Network - Georgie

    Georgie is a very social kind of guy who wants more than anything else in the world to have your love and attention. He adores cuddling and petting and will respond with kitty hugs by rubbing against your legs to tell you how happy he is. He enjoys following you around the house like a puppy.


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