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A Snowy Kutztown Park

Kutztown photographer Dennis Krumanocker shares his photos of Kutztown Park after snow fell across the area on March 10. ...



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    Boyertown School Board eyes closure of Pine Forge Elementary

    BOYERTOWN >> Boyertown Area School Board President John Landino began discussions of potential district cost-savings measures at a recent meeting by making a motion to close Pine Forge Elementary by 2018.

    Rebecca Blanchard

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    Hawk Mountain launches Spring Hawk Watch April 1

    Hawk Mountain invites visitors to look for returning raptors and other migrants during its annual Spring Hawk Watch, held daily April 1 through May 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sanctuary’s famous North Lookout.

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary |

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    Dent leads Military Quality of Life Hearing

    Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15), Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies (MILCON-VA), convened a hearing focused on issues pertaining to Quality of Life in the Military. The hearing featured testimony from the senior enlisted personnel of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force.

    Rep. Charlie Dent’s Office|

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    National Center for Higher Education Management Systems assists PASSHE with strategic review

    The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems will assist Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education in conducting a strategic review of the System’s overall operations—including those at each of the universities and in the Office of the Chancellor—and will make recommendations for changes that may be necessary to help ensure the System’s long-term future.


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    4-H Dairy Club Members honored at Dairy Banquet at Virginville Grange Hall

    Recognition of 4-H Dairy Club Members 2016 participation and achievements were highlighted during the recent Berks County 4-H Dairy Banquet at Virginville Grange Hall.

    By Jennifer Koller Extension Educator/4-H|

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    Wagner–Good VFW, Hamburg, donates $24,964 to community organizations

    The Wagner–Good VFW Post 216 is pleased to announce that thanks to our many members and all those who attend the many events we conduct we were able to provide financial grants and support to the following organizations: Berks Historical Society, VFW National Home for Children, Our Town Foundation, Hamburg Fish and Game, Hamburg Police Department, HAHS Scholarships, Hamburg’s Memorial Day Parade and Services, Hamburg Area Music Association, Local Boy Scout and Girl Scout...

    Wagner–Good VFW Post 216|

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    Hamburg High School presents ‘The Music Man’ March 17, 18 and 19

    Hamburg Area High School will present “The Music Man” Friday, March 17, and Saturday, March 18, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 19, at 2 p.m. All seats are $7. Email or call 610-562-3861 ext. 2599 to reserve your tickets. There will be American Sign Language interpreters at the Friday performance.


  • Announcements

    Immaculate Conception Academy launching new full day pre-kindergarten program

    Immaculate Conception Academy will be offering a new full day Pre- K option beginning with the 2017-18 school year. Families now have the option to enroll their student for up to five full days or five half days. Program hours are 8:30am- 2:45pm and 8:30am to Noon. Before care options are available for all students. After care is available for full day students.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Features/People

    Daniel Boone students celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday

    The halls of Amity Elementary Center were filled with some slightly taller students on March 6 as members of the Daniel Boone High School Future Business Leaders of America visited. Seven students visited classrooms bringing engaging stories and amusing activities as a continued celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday.

    Submitted by Wendy Sweet|

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    3 car crash with injuries in Richmond Township

    Fleetwood Police responded to a three-vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of Fleetwood-Lyons Road and School Road in Richmond Township on March 9.

    Lisa Mitchell

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