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Kutztown Borough honors two for saving boy’s life this summer

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Ancient China’s ‘Terracotta Warriors’ invade the Franklin Institute

PHILADELPHIA >> On a normal day in late March, 1974, some farmers in the Xi’an province of China needed a new source for water after their well ran dry. ...

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    Police: Vandals damage farm fields in Warwick

    Agricultural vandalism WARWICK >> State police are investigating an incident involving damage to fields throughout a victim’s property. Police said they responded to Farm Field, located north of Harmonyville Road and west of Piersol Road, for a report of agricultural vandalism. When police arrived, it was determined that unknown suspects had damaged corn and hay fields on the property. The damage appeared to be the result of a vehicle driving erratically through...

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    Hometown Heroes 2017: Nominate your Hometown Hero today

    Who is your hero? Do you know someone who has saved a life or made an incredible impact on a person or community and deserves the recognition? Digital First Media is looking for stories about local heroes for a special section coming in November and we want to share the story behind your hero. Complete this form to share the story behind your hero. Send by Oct. 17 for...

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    West Pottsgrove teen admits role in gunpoint robbery

    NORRISTOWN >> A West Pottsgrove teenager said he “just wanted to try to be cool” when he participated with another man in the gunpoint robbery of several people inside a township residence in order to obtain marijuana.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Playcrafters presents ‘A Murder of Crows’

    A compassionately written story evoking humanity and the bitter choices we sometimes are forced to make is the core message in Ed Graczyk’s “A Murder of Crows,” a funny yet tragic stage play. A playwright whose works include many children’s plays, Graczyk is best known for his award winning screenplay adaptation, Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, which one Best Screenplay at the Belgium International Film Festival in 1982.

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    Birdsboro Rotary Club announces annual Halloween parade

    On Thursday, Oct. 19, the Birdsboro Rotary Club will be hosting its Annual Halloween Parade. The rain date is Wednesday, Oct. 25. Registration will be held from 5-6 p.m. at the Daniel Boone Senior High’s east parking lot off Gary Road. Judging will take place at 6 p.m., with the parade starting promptly at 7 p.m.

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    Ghost tours and a Halloween bash on tap at Historic Brinton Lodge

    Historic Brinton Lodge, in partnership with the in-house brew pub, Hidden River Brewing Co., will host a series of special events in October for Halloween. These include weekly ghost tours, weekly “Toast with a Ghost” tour and tastings, a fascinating presentation on the science of Frankenstein, and the annual Halloween Masquerade Bash. Proceeds benefit the preservation and restoration of Historic Brinton Lodge.

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    Heritage of Green Hills to hold 4th Annual Casino Night on Oct. 7

    The Heritage of Green Hills, a healthy life plan community in Shillington, invites area residents to attend Casino Night on its campus on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 6-9 p.m. Proceeds from the event will support the Heritage Benefit Fund, which assists residents of the community who have outlived their financial resources or are faced with unexpected medical and other expenses.

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    Quarters Auction for Alzheimer’s at Chestnut Knoll

    Join Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care for a quarter auction on Sunday, October 8, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., and help raise money for Alzheimer’s.

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    Getting to the point of healing

    She was the third person Ryan called after he fell off scaffolding 30 feet up.

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    Boyertown Area Unity Walk set for Oct. 14

    This year is the fourteenth anniversary of the Boyertown Area Unity Walk. It will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m.

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