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    Hamburg School District proposes .25 mill .25 mill tax increase for 8th year

    Hamburg Area school directors on May 23 approved the 2016-17 proposed final budget of $40,432,255 which includes a .25 mill increase.

    By Arch Kurtz For Digital First Media |

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    YANKEE CHEF: Sweet treat is ripe for fresh strawberries

    Tapioca is quite confusing. It is marketed in several forms, with each company portraying their product in different manners. To put all this in a nutshell, minute, quick cooking and instant are all the same. This is the type of tapioca I use in this “best of the best” strawberry pudding. There is also pearl tapioca, coming in small and large pearls. These can be substituted in this recipe as well by simply doubling the amount of tapioca and adding 1 additional egg. Cook as...

    By Jim Bailey |

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    Twin Valley 4th graders spend educational field trip at French Creek State Park

    Twin Valley School District elementary fourth graders enjoyed an educational field trip at French Creek State Park on May 20.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media |

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    Attorneys react to Bill Cosby preliminary hearing decision

    NORRISTOWN >> As the charges against Bill Cosby move forward to trial, one of the women who has accused him of sexual assault will get her day in court.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st-centurymedia.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

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    Fed inspectors find sick, dead animals at Berks County pet dealer ranch

    Federal inspectors found sick and dead animals, inadequate sanitation, untrained employees performing euthanasia and other deficiencies at a Berks County small-animal dealer that supplied major pet retailers like Petco and PetSmart.

    By Michael Rubinkam The Associated Press |

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    Birdsboro borough manager shares his story of living with seizures

    Birdsboro >> Imagine going about your normal activities – working, caring for your children or walking down the street – when you suddenly drop to the ground with a seizure.

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

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    Montco commissioners weigh in on transgender bathroom issues

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County commissioners weighed in Thursday, May 19, on the ongoing debate over the use of public restrooms by transgender individuals.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st-centurymedia.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

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    Sanatoga project proposed to include homes, hotel, offices

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> Six zoning variances are being sought by the Warminster-based developers who want to convert 51 acres of land near the Philadelphia Premium Outlets into a housing, office and hotel complex.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter |

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    Pottstown, July 4th group spar over parade fees

    POTTSTOWN >> Organizers of the annual Independence Day parade and festivities have announced this year’s events “are in jeopardy” because the borough “abruptly changed the practice of payment for costs” to require payment up front.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter |

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    Pottstown School Board president fires back in teacher salary dispute

    POTTSTOWN >> School board president Kim Stilwell fired back Thursday night after months of teachers complaining publicly about their pay as contract talks continue.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter |

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