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A Look Back in History: Salvage art creations and industrious Pennsylvania Dutch

By Richard L.T. Orth|

Amity Police consider electronic speed signs

AMITY >> Citing the high incidence of drivers violating the speed limit in various Douglassville residencial communities such as Greenbriar and Westridge, Amity Police Chief Andrew J. Kensey told the Board of Supervisors on March 15 he is lookin...

By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|


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    Artists wanted for Kutztown Community Partnership Art Soiree

    Kutztown Community Partnership invites area artists to participate in its third annual Art Soiree on May 3-5. Artists’ works will be displayed in participating stores in the Kutztown business district. All media are welcome.

    By Jessica Lopresti KCP|

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    Fleetwood 6th graders perform in Berks String Fest

    Eleven of Fleetwood Middle School’s sixth grade string students proudly represented Fleetwood in the annual Music Educator’s of Berks County 6th Grade String Fest on Saturday, March 18.

    By Kristian Nygard Fleetwood School District|

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    15 from Fleetwood selected to perform in Jr. County Orchestra

    After months of preparation and a round of auditions, fifteen Fleetwood students in grades 7 through 9 qualified to participate in this year’s MEBC Jr. County Orchestra Festival. These students will be representing Fleetwood during the weekend of April 1 at Kutztown Area High School under the direction of Dr. Tim Dixon from Messiah College. This festival gives students in both orchestra and band a chance to perform together in a full orchestra setting. The students representing...

    By Kristian Nygard Fleetwood School District|

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    Shillington Lions Club donates chairs for heart failure patients

    Reading Health System has embarked on a community partnership that is improving the health of congestive heart failure patients who are discharged from Reading Health’s inpatient unit and need in-home support. On Friday, March 24, two patients in the program will receive special chairs to aid in their recovery, thanks to a generous donation from a local Lions Club.

    Submitted by Reading Health System|

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    Driver killed in head-on crash in Exeter Township

    EXETER >> A head-on collision between a car and a pickup truck has left one man dead Friday afternoon, according to authorities.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

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    Hamburg Law firm Antanavage Farbiarz expands

    David W. Crossett recently joined the historic law firm of Antanavage Farbiarz, PLLC.

    Antanavage Farbiarz, PLLC|

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    Shoemakersville Lions Club donates to Zion’s Community Garden, feeding those in need

    Shoemakersville Area Lions Club President Brian Moroney presented a check for $300 to Eileen Puglia, Zion Lutheran Church Council President for Zion’s Community Garden, which provides food for the Hamburg Area residents who are in need. Mrs. Puglia was also the speaker for the Ladies Night held on Thursday, March 23, at Hoss’s Steak and Seafood House, Leesport. Mrs. Puglia spoke on scrapbooking, and explained how to scrapbook and gave tips on how to get started in...

    By James W. Seifert Shoemakersville Lions|

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    Church volunteers prepare and serve meal for Hope Rescue Mission

    On Thursday, March 16, a group of women were busy in the kitchen at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church preparing shepherd’s pie — one hundred servings worth — for the men at Hope Rescue Mission.

    Rebecca Blanchard

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    Bowers pianist, 18, performs in All-Eastern Honors Band

    More than 800 of the most musically talented high school students in the Eastern region of the United States have been selected to perform in the 2017 NAfME All‑Eastern Honors Ensembles.

    Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts|

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    Fleetwood sends 18 students to Berks Jr. High County Band

    Fleetwood Middle and High School are proud to send 18 students to the Berks Jr. High County Band festival, held on April 1 at Kutztown High School.

    By Kristian Nygard Fleetwood School District|

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