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Governor Mifflin science students release trout into Wyomissing Creek

By Rebecca Blanchard|

Daniel Boone School Board votes 5-4 to close Birdsboro Elementary

amity >> The Daniel Boone Area School Board voted 5-4 Monday to approve a three-year elementary school reconfiguration plan that could save the district $540,000. ...

By Denise Larive For Digital First Media |

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  • News

    Cosby faces May 24 preliminary hearing for alleged sex assault

    NORRISTOWN >> One day after a state court threw out Bill Cosby’s appeal of a judge’s pretrial ruling, officials on Tuesday set a May preliminary hearing date for the entertainer who his accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his Cheltenham home more than a decade ago.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Amity receives $91,000 dividend check

    Richard I. Hart, president of Richard I. Hart Insurance Co., Mt. Penn, presented a $91,000 check to the Amity Township Board of Supervisors at it’s April 20 meeting.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media |

  • Entertainment

    Children’s Theatre of Albright presents ‘The Reading Eagle,’ an original play

    The Children’s Theatre of Albright will present “The Reading Eagle,” a devised play by Albright College assistant professor of theatre Matt Fotis, Ph.D., and senior Connor Feeney, on Sunday, May 8, at 1 p.m., in the College’s Roop Hall.

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  • News

    Boyertown Alumni Marching Unit to celebrate 40th spring concert

    The Boyertown Alumni Marching Unit is marching on towards its 40th Annual Spring Concert this Saturday, April 30.

    Rebecca Blanchard
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  • News

    Kutztown Area School District selects new superintendent

    Dr. George F. Fiore has been selected as the new superintendent of schools for the Kutztown Area School District.

    Kutztown Area School District |

  • News

    Borough congratulates new Kutztown University president

    Mayor Sandra Green issued an official proclamation congratulating Kutztown University’s Dr. Kenneth Hawkinson on his recent inauguration as president during Kutztown Borough Council’s April 19 meeting.

    By Darius Pleasant For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Prosecutors oppose Pennsylvania AG Kane’s appeal to state court

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County prosecutors oppose embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane taking an appeal of a county judge’s pretrial rulings to a state court.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Meet Charlotte & Diana, sister princesses looking for a home

    Charlotte and Diana are young princess sisters! They love cuddling, sleeping and playing together. They are great cats and like lots of affection. Their one year birthday is on May 2. We’d love to give them the best gift ever by adopting them into a warm, loving home.

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  • Lifestyle

    Adoptables from the Montco SPCA

    Are you a fat cat lover? Do you enjoy watching the slow-motion run for the food bowl? And let’s not forget how your cat is larger than most small dogs... We would like to introduce Milo, the 28 pound DSH currently available for adoption! This plump guy is far from energetic, except when it comes to getting to the food and treats. Milo was turned in because he wasn’t allowed at the last property at which he lived. He is good with kids and other cats, but is very shy and timid...

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  • Columns

    The Historian: Singing schools were everywhere

    Singing schools were institutions of local culture that have almost completely disappeared from historical record. In the 19th century singing schools were everywhere: in church and public school buildings, meetinghouses or wherever a group could assemble.

    By Robert Wood Columnist |

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