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8 cited for criminal trespass at Kerny Dam

Tilden Township Police|

Contest shaping up for Birdsboro mayor

Two candidates are running for mayor of Birdsboro. ...

By Rebecca Blanchard|


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    Kutztown School Board approves professional development partnership with KU

    The Kutztown Area School District is forming a professional development school partnership agreement with the Wyomissing Area School District, Brandywine Heights School District and Twin Valley School District, along with the education program at Kutztown University. The partnership was approved at the Kutztown School Board workshop meeting held May 1.

    By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|

  • Announcements

    Pennsylvania State Police in Troop L invite teens to apply for Camp Cadet

    The Pennsylvania State Police in Troop L (Berks, Lebanon, & Schuylkill Counties) is currently seeking candidates for Camp Cadet.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Announcements

    Toepel to host Household Paper Shredding Event on May 13

    In a partnership with New Hanover Township, Rep. Marcy Toepel (R- Montgomery) is hosting a free paper shredding event for households of the 147th District on Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to noon at the New Hanover Township Recreation Center, 2360 Hoffmansville Road, Frederick.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

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    Business groups eye merger: Berks-Mont Business Association and TriCounty Area Chamber may come together

    The Berks-Mont Business Association may soon be making a big change by merging with the TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • News

    Hawk Mountain ornithologist publishes new book on Birds of Prey

    Dr. Keith L. Bildstein, Sarkis Acopian Director of Conservation Science at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, the world’s oldest and largest member-based raptor conservation organization, has published a new book, “Raptors: The Curious Nature of Diurnal Birds of Prey,” which offers a comprehensive and accessible account of raptors, including their evolutionary history, their relationships to other groups of birds, their sensory abilities, their general natural history, their...

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Association|

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    Volunteers clean up trails in Tilden

    Blue Mountain Wildlife conducted an Earth Day Clean-Up on April 22, picking up trash along the Cabela’s Wetland Trail, the Therman Madeira Switchback and some of Industrial Drive.

    Lisa Mitchell

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    Hamburg Leo advisor speaks to Shartlesville Lions

    Teresa McCarthy, Hamburg Leo Club advisor, spoke at a recent Shartlesville Lions Club meeting, detailing the work of the Leos Club. Among the club’s highlights of the service year are hosting and donating at three blood drives, filling 3,000 Easter eggs for Tilden/Perry school, going on a Habitat for Humanity trip to Connnecticut in April, and helping with the Hamburg Center Fall Carnival. McCarthy, who is responsible for more than one club, often has the club members working together...

    By Adele Argot Lions Club|

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    American Flag Retirement boxes placed at VIST Bank, Leesport

    Members of Leesport VFW Post 11282 and Centerport Camp 446 Patriotic Order Sons (POS) of America join to deliver two American Flag Retirement boxes to Tompkins VIST Bank, Leesport Branch. Pictured left to right: POS of A President Bob Carroll, POS of A Chaplain Brad Rahn, VIST Branch Manager Stefanie Shirk, VFW Post Commander Michael St. Angelo, Trustee Donald Hahn, and Senior Vice Commander Eldon Kibler. Other boxes are located at VIST Branches on Routes 183 and 222, Fleetwood Branch in...


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    Shartlesville Lion receives state Lions Counsellor’s Award

    A Lions District honor has been bestowed on a Shartlesville Lion.

    By Adele Argot Lions Club|

  • Entertainment

    ‘Batman & Bill’ tells story of forgotten co-creator

    True comic-book fans may be aware of the story of writer Bill Finger, who died in 1974 poor and alone, but most people are not.

    By Rob Lowman Southern California News Group|

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