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Kutztown hosts 11 Jazz Bands at Annual Jazz Festival

By Melissa Nolte Assistant to the Director of Student Activities and Athletics|

Fleetwood sends 9 to Berks 6th Grade Band Festival at Oley Valley MS

Fleetwood Middle School is proud to send nine sixth grade students to the Berks County 6th Grade Band Festival held at Oley Valley Middle School on March 25. ...

By Kristian Nygard Fleetwood School District|


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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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    Fleetwood FBLA community service project makes positive impact on residents at Keystone Villa

    Fleetwood High School’s chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is conducting its own community service project, run by FBLA members Alicia Stitzel, Chris Logar, and Maija Kotsch. The main focus of their project is to connect the community with the local retirement home in Blandon known as the Keystone Villa at Fleetwood, and to bring joy and a smile to the faces of the senior citizens who reside there, some of which do not have relatives that visit.

    Fleetwood FBLA|

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    Skippack artist’s mural brightens children’s lives at Montgomery County Court Care

    NORRISTOWN >> A colorful, playful and inspirational mural with the theme “Keep Looking Up,” created by a Skippack artist, now greets children at Montgomery County Court Care, a licensed drop-in care center for families who have court business to attend.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    MedExpert tells Senate state could lower medical costs with new technology

    An experienced health care management firm told members of the Senate Majority Policy Committee on March 21 that the state could see an 8 to 15 percent reduction in all medical costs through the use of new technology and evidence-based medicine.

    Sen. Argall’s Office|

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    Pennsylvania American Water awards grants to Berks County fire departments

    Pennsylvania American Water announced today that seven emergency service organizations across Berks County received grants through the company’s annual Firefighting Support Grant Program. The company launched the program in 2009 to help local fire departments and emergency services in purchasing safety gear, lifesaving equipment, training materials and essential firefighting apparatus.

    Pennsylvania American Water|

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    Salem EC, Lenhartsville, hosts annual Sportsmen’s Banquet April 29

    Trappers and archers and fishermen, oh my! All will find fun at the 5th Annual Sportsmen’s Banquet at Salem EC Church, Lenhartsville, on Saturday, April 29. The evening will feature trapper Brian Mohn, who will share furs and stories gathered from adventures starting in Berks County and spreading to Canada.

    By Kolleen Long Salem EC|

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