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Cabela’s celebrates Memorial Day with Hometown Heroes Event

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Preliminary Boone School District budget calls for tax hike

The Daniel Boone School Board approved with a 6-2 vote on May 8 a preliminary 2017-18 budget with a 3.2 percent property tax increase. ...

By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|


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    Fireworks inside trailers explode in Union Township

    UNION TWP. >> Fireworks stored inside two tractor-trailers caught fire and exploded Wednesday night, May 10.

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  • Entertainment

    NEW TO STREAMING/VOD: Flaws and all, ‘The Comedian’ is a must-watch

    Playing sitcom star-turned-insult comedian Jackie Burke in “The Comedian,” Robert DeNiro digs into his best role since “Silver Linings Playbook.”

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

  • Lifestyle

    UPSIDE DOWN: Real men do salsa

    Salsa isn’t one of those dances you do with a bunch of tipsy girlfriends while a group of comatose guys look on. And it’s not one of those dances where girls do all the wiggling and men lend a helping hand. The guys I’m looking at are into every bump and grind. “They’re not being forced by the women at all,” I shout, “just look at them!”

    By Donna Debs|

  • News

    Virginville Grange celebrates community donations and membership

    The Grange organization may be the nation’s oldest farm organization, but during evening festivities on May 3, Virginville Grange proved that although the group has kept roots in rural America, it has evolved into so much more. Today, the Grange is a family organization dedicated to the betterment of the American way of life through community service, education, legislation, and fellowship. “Unlike many civic groups, we involve the entire family in serving our local...

    Virginville Grange|

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    Musician and songwriter entertains 50+ Club with John Denver and Dean Martin hits

    David Reinwald was the entertainment at the May meeting of the Blue Mountain 50+ Club which meets at Little Swatara Church of the Brethren on Rehrersburg Road.

    By Adele Argot 50+ Club|

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    WK&S Railroad, Historical Society and Community Center host Civil War Days

    On May 20 and 21, time will be turned back to the 1860s for a special event featuring many Civil War impressionists from the 16th President of the United States to the drummer boy, Johnny Clem.

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    VFW, American Legion host Hamburg Memorial Day parade and ceremonies May 29

    The Wagner-Good Post of the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars and the Behler-Hein American Legion Post will once again host a Memorial Day parade and ceremony in the Borough of Hamburg.

    VFW Post 216 |

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    Hamburg Area 2017 Primary Election Candidates

    Hamburg School Board Hamburg Area School Dist ‐ Region 1 R 4 Brian N. Riegel


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    2017 Primary Election Local Candidates

    Brandywine Heights School District


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    Chamber recognizes students for excelling in business courses or FBLA

    During the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce Student Recognition Program, the Chamber recognized sophomores who have excelled in business courses at BCTC, business courses in the school district, or in FBLA leadership. Recognized were Samantha Becker, Brandywine Heights; Alyson Rentschler, Hamburg; Caitlin Bower, Fleetwood; Matthew Hinkle, Oley Valley; and Ethan Boyer, Kutztown.

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