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20-year Honey Brook veteran surprised by A Hero’s Welcome

By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

CONCERT PREVIEW: Stephen Kellogg to perform at Kennett Flash

A highly-regarded fixture in the Americana indie music scene for decades, singer songwriter Stephen Kellogg continues to leave a poetic footprint that resonates with fans around the globe. ...

By Rob Nagy For Digital First Media|

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    Two Berks County women honored for five-year fight against cancer

    Linda Epler of Blandon and Anita Gray of Reading returned to Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Philadelphia to celebrate a milestone in their respective cancer journeys — five years of cancer survivorship — a momentous occasion deemed “Celebrate Life” by the Center on May 19.

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  • Entertainment

    Starship featuring Mickey Thomas in Valley Forge June 2

    When someone mentions Starship, the ‘80s hits “We Built This City” (featured in “Glee” and “Rock of Ages”), “Sara,” “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” (featured in the Kristen Wiig/Bill Hader movie “The Skeleton Twins”) and “It’s Not Over (‘Til It’s Over)” probably come immediately to mind.

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    National Spring Cleanup Day a success in Boyertown community lot

    On Saturday, May 20, a cleanup was held for the National Spring Cleanup Day, at the Town Center Parking Lot connecting to the Main Street E. Philadelphia Avenue. There were a total of 9 volunteers for the three hours. Some were Boyertown Area Senior High School students, BBB President Allen Steffy, BBB Main Street Manager Adrianne Blank, as well as members of the BBB Tree Committee. Buckwalter Landscape Services, donated a load of mulch to help to bring life to the surrounding beds and trees...

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • News

    Boyertown school board OKs study for privacy modifications

    On May 23, the Boyertown Board of School Directors unanimously approves the fee proposal of KCBA Architects to undertake a conceptual study regarding the modification of toilet room and locker room facilities to increase privacy for students.

    Rebecca Blanchard
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  • Lifestyle

    Boyertown Area Multi-Service holds 7th Annual Basket Raffle

    The 7th Annual Basket Raffle fundraising event, supporting the ongoing programs and services provided by Boyertown Area Multi-Service, was a great success.

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  • Events

    BMBA to host 2nd Annual Philadelphia Ave Street Fair

    The Berks-Mont Business Association is hosting the 2nd annual Philadelphia Ave Street Fair on Saturday, June 10. The 2016 event was a huge success and 2017 is shaping up to be even bigger!

    Building a Better Boyertown|

  • News

    Pottstown’s Brick House Restaurant continues to thrive

    Pottstown >> For nearly 10 years, the corner of High and Hanover streets has been a dining destination — the home of the Brick House restaurant and bar.

    By Donna Rovins drovins@21st-centurymedia.com @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • News

    Boyertown graduate awarded Peg Merkley Scholarship

    Shepherd of the Hills Preschool Board has selected Grant Kochey as this year’s recipient of the Peg Merkley Scholarship.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Features/People

    Twin Valley Fifth-Graders visit Joanna Furnace

    The rustic scent of Joanna Furnace’s campfires greeted 252 students from Twin Valley Middle School May 17 as they disembarked from seven buses. Twin Valley’s fifth-grade students visited the historic iron-making community for the fourth year in a row for a fun-filled day of educational programs.

    Submitted by Ambre Juryea-Amole|

  • News

    Boyertown Relay prepares for its tenth anniversary

    The Boyertown Relay for Life is getting ready to celebrate its tenth anniversary in late June at the Boyertown Community Park.

    By Harrison Otto hotto@berksmontnews.com|

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