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Kutztown Thriving plants native garden at Welcome to Kutztown sign

By Lisa Mitchell|

Shady Hollow Assisted Riding needs volunteers

A Birdsboro nonprofit, offering equine therapies to individuals with emotional, physical and psychological needs is in need of community support. ...

Shady Hollow Assisted Riding |


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    Frog Holler to perform at Kutztown Park

    Saturday evening, June 4 from 7 to 9 p.m., the Kutztown Park Bandshell will host the widely known and popular local indie rock band Frog Holler. They will be performing as part of this year’s Borough of Kutztown’s “2016 Concert Series in the Park,” and are billing this as a New CD Release event, as they celebrate their 20th year in existence.

    Borough of Kutztown |

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    Patriot Community Calendar June 2

    Send events to by Friday noon week prior to publication.


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    Dream Vacations opens new location in Kutztown

    Representatives from the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce, friends, family and valued clients recently joined Dream Vacations for its grand re-opening ribbon cutting ceremony of its Kutztown location at 181 West Main Street.

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce |

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    Fleetwood Girl Scout Cadette Troop 1028 travels to Knoebel’s

    Fleetwood Girl Scout Cadette Troop 1028 planned an overnight trip to Knoebel’s, which included camping. The girls enjoyed some outdoor Girl Scout activities in the attached campgrounds, along with the amusements and entertainment of the Knoebel’s Amusement Park.


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    Fleetwood Girl Scout Senior Troop 1684 puts up blue ribbons

    Fleetwood Girl Scout Senior Troop 1684 put up blue ribbons in Fleetwood, supplied by Mayor Tammy Gore. Members of the Fleetwood Police Department greeted the girls as they began putting the ribbons out on signs and poles in the borough. Ribbons were placed on Richmond Street from the high school up to West Main Street, then along both sides of West Main Street from Franklin Street to the Fleetwood Park. It was estimated that the girls put up more than 80 ribbons.


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    Fleetwood Area School District Report: Student Achievements 2015-16

    Each year I enjoy sharing the many accomplishments of our students. These accomplishments range from excellence in academics and vocational skills to excellence in fine arts and athletics.

    By Dr. Paul Eaken Superintendent, FASD |

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    Fleetwood Area Middle School Students of the Month: March & April

    March Grade 5: Chloe Bower, Ailing Chen, Evangeline Crossley, Owen Kotsch, Ashely Stone, Kathryn Tanis, Christina Ventura, Delani Walker and Samuel Zelko


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    June 11 Purina Days supports pet adoptions, families raising animals

    Tractor Supply Company in Boyertown, at 801 E. Philadelphia Avenue, Suite 6, will host local animal groups during an event Saturday, June 11 to encourage pet adoptions and support families raising pets and livestock.

    Tractor Supply Company |

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    Martial artists celebrate Belt Promotion Night at Ellixson’s

    At Ellixson’s Tae Kwon Do Academy, we have a simple formula to develop good martial artists. Good habits breeds discipline; discipline breeds skill; skill breeds confidence. Once a student experiences this formula or way of learning, it inspires them to use this formula at home, in school and in life. At The Academy, we are not just teaching a “sport” or “activity,” we are teaching lessons for life. These life lessons, students can apply “on the...

    Ellixson’s Tae Kwon Do Academy |

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    Saxton: All-Star race creates confusion, not excitement

    After watching the NASCAR Sprint All-Star race twice, I am still not sure I understand what happened and judging from all the social media activity I am not alone.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

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