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Updated: Allentown man, 26, drowns at the Rock

By Lisa Mitchell|

Berks bunch plays key role in Pennsylvania’s Big 26 victory

It’s not too far a stretch to call Pennsylvania’s 2016 Big 26 squad the Berks 26. ...

By Jeff Dewees For Digital First Media |

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    Living History Sundays come to Pottsgrove Manor

    On Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 28, from 1 to 4 p.m., Pottsgrove Manor’s living history volunteers, dressed in colonial period clothing, will be living life the 18th century way.

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    Patriot Community Calendar July 28

    Send events to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com by Friday noon week prior to publication.

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    2nd Annual Kutztown Kruizz to take place July 30

    Main Street in Kutztown will get colorful again on July 30, when it hosts the second annual Kutztown Classic Car Kruizz.

    By Reno Unger Kutztown Community Partnership |

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    Southern Berks first responders recognized

    Digital First Media staff AMITY >> Sunday, July 17, was First Responder Appreciation Day in Amity Township at St. Paul’s UCC. This is one of many events recently hosted by Thunder Outreach Ministries to honor local first responders.

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    State Police: Topton woman, age 86, victim of theft by scam

    On June 28 at approximately 12:23 p.m., State Police Trooper Jonathan Chipego was dispatched to Juliet Avenue in the Topton Borough for a reported theft.

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    ‘Young Lungs at Play’ program generates discussion at Birdsboro Council

    BIRDSBORO >> During the Birdsboro Borough Council meeting on Monday, July 18, Tieman Detweiler of the Council on Chemical Abuse explained Young Lungs at Play — a grant-funded program by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

    By Samantha Dix For Digital First Media |

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    Kutztown Borough Police Reports >> July 1 to July 14

    July 6 After completing their investigation, Police arrested Kerry Holder, 30, of Kutztown, for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or a Controlled Substance, Driving Under Suspension, Traffic Control Signals, Safe Speed, Careless Driving and Certificate of Inspection Required following an incident that occurred at the intersection of E. Main Street and Constitution Boulevard.

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    Kutztown’s ‘Dinner on Main’ becomes annual event Aug. 5

    Kutztown again invites its community members and its neighbors to celebrate summer at what has become its annual “Dinner on Main” on Aug. 5.

    By Reno Unger Kutztown Community Partnership |

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    Letter to the Editor: Kutztown Quarry Public Hearing to be held Aug. 10

    Dear Editor: As a follow-up to your June 16 article about the proposed expansion of the Kutztown Quarry on Hinterleiter Road, I want to inform your readers that the DEP (Department of Environmental Protection) District Mining has scheduled a Public Hearing for Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the Kutztown Middle School. There will be an informal question and answer period from 6 to 6:30 pm. The public hearing on this matter will start at 6:30 p.m.

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    The Fabulous Grease Band to perform concert at Kutztown Park

    This Saturday evening, July 30, from 7 to 9 p.m., the Borough of Kutztown’s “2016 Concert Series in the Park” continues with the performance of The Fabulous Greaseband. The oldies band is a seven-member group singing and playing the best of the rock and roll oldies spanning the period of 1950 through the 1990s.

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