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Fleetwood girl, 11: ‘I ran in mud through the Zombie Apocalypse’

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Hawk Pride on Parade: Fire truck parade spotlights Hamburg area athletes

Almost 200 student athletes perched on fire trucks and paraded through Hamburg streets on Thursday, October 12. The parade is an annual tradition for the town during the week of Hamburg Area School District’s Homecoming festivities. ...

By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

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    Get your Greek on at annual Berks County food festival

    READING >> Take a trip to the Greek isles without leaving Berks County at the 47th Annual Greek Food Bazaar at Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church.

    By Tony Phyrillas tphyrillas@21st-centurymedia.com @tonyphyrillas on Twitter|

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    Pottstown NAACP to host viewing of ‘Marshall’ at AMC Theater

    POTTSTOWN >> A special viewing of the movie Marshall is scheduled to make an appearance in Pottstown theaters this weekend, and the community has Pottstown’s NAACP to thank.

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-centurymedia.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

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    Village Library hosts Ivan Stoltzfus book signing on Veterans Day

    Village Library in Morgantown hosts a book signing event on Veterans Day by Honey Brook author and auctioneer C. Ivan Stoltzfus whose book is about his journey across America from sea to shining sea.

    From Village Library|

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    Americans 4 Heroes, Morgantown, sponsors showing of PTSD awareness film

    Americans 4 Heroes of Morgantown is sponsoring the screening of the post-traumatic stress disorder awareness film “Thank You for Your Service” on Nov. 8.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

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    Mohnton landscape firm Waterfall Gardens raises funds for Breast Cancer Support Services

    Marianne Adam, Comfort Bag Project Coordinator for the Breast Cancer Support Services of Berks County, and Angela Wambaugh, Office Manager for Waterfall Gardens, a landscape firm in Mohnton, announced a month long promotion which will also raise funds for Breast Cancer Support Services.

    From Waterfall Gardens|

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    Hamburg Marching Band performs at Phantoms game

    Hamburg Area High School Marching Band had a busy weekend, Oct. 13 and 14.

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    Hamburg firefighters demonstrate accident scene for Tilden Elementary students

    Firefighters from Union Fire Company of Hamburg recently showed children at Tilden Elementary Center equipment and what they would do in the event of a car accident as part of October’s Fire Prevention Week. Students saw first-hand a demonstration, and they were also able to go inside a fire truck. Additionally, members of the company held an informational session in the auditorium. Teachers and staff at the school conducted a fundraiser and presented the fire company with a...

    From Tilden Elementary Center|

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    Michael Chaffier achieves Eagle Scout honor

    Michael Chaffier, with ties to Hamburg area, was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor Ceremony at the New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hellertown.

    From Tracy Chaffier|

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    Canine Partners for Life visits Shartlesville Lions

    At his request she picked up the car keys on the floor, a hard task for someone like her. But, she was bound to him with their years together and even though she was retired, she did it for him.

    By Adele Argot Lions Club|

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    House Transportation Committee approves joint bill on work zone speed cameras

    The House Transportation Committee amended and unanimously approved a joint legislative proposal introduced by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) and Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks) which seeks to protect construction workers and improve driver safety in active work zones.

    From Senate|

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