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Studio B announces Thursday Series: Life in the Old Days: Stories of the Past with Bob Wood

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Reel Experiences with Rob Humanick: Hilarious and heartfelt ‘Obvious Child’ packs a contentious punch

“Obvious Child” is a deeply political film that is all the more potent for its subterfuge as a crowd-pleaser. Dealing with an inflammatory topic – abortion – the film is bound to provoke strong responses from women and men alike. While it can be argue...

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    Something’s Looming shows documentary film ‘Woven Lives’ Sunday, Oct. 26

    The some things looming Fiber Arts Gallery and Studio, 526 Washington St., Reading, will screen the documentary film, Woven Lives, as part of its current show--Transforming Traditions—that features the unique weavings of the de Los Angeles family of the village of Teotitlian del Valle in the state of Oaxaca., Mexico and runs through Nov. 1.

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  • General news

    Spicing up the fall with Hay Creek Apple Festival

    The weekend of Saturday, Oct. 11 and Sunday, Oct. 12, the historical Joanna Furnace was home to the Hay Creek Valley Historical Association’s Apple Festival.

    By Amanda Galanti and Richie Ricciardi 21st Century Media |

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    Pottstown Zoning Board OKs continued operation of iCreate Cafe

    A popular vegetarian cafe and computer training center on King Street will be allowed to continue operating as it already does thanks to a unanimous ruling by the zoning hearing board Wednesday night.

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

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    $41 million needed to fix Boone schools

    The results of the recent Daniel Boone School District Capital Reserve Study indicate that $41 million is needed the next 20 years to keep all district buildings operational.

    By Denise Larive 21st Century Media |

  • Events

    Opa! Greek Food Bazaar returns to Reading on Oct. 17-18-19

    The largest ethnic food festival in Berks County returns this weekend for its 44th year at Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church.

    By Tony Phyrillas tphyrillas@21st-centurymedia.com @TonyPhyrillas on Twitter |

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    Berks County revises 911 screening of Ebola virus

    The Commissioners of the County of Berks have directed, through the Berks County Department of Emergency Services 9-1-1 Communications Center, that the County begin screening requests for emergency medical service response (EMS) for Ebola Virus Disease related risks. This screening will consist of two very brief questions that callers will be asked to assess risk for this potentially infectious illness. This process dovetails with the County’s long-standing policy of screening EMS...

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  • Features/People

    Moms Club of New Hanover Township holds open house at Wilcox Farms

    Throughout the area, local moms are supporting local moms.

    Rebecca Blanchard
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  • General news

    Gilbertsville Boy Scout Troop 36 celebrates 80 years; Troop to hold food drive at Boyertown Halloween Parade

    Gilbertsville Boy Scout Troop 36 are celebrating 80 years of service to the community this year. The troop will continue its efforts at the Boyertown Parade this Saturday, collecting canned goods.

    By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

  • Music

    Acoustic Trio 11A to perform live at The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown this Friday

    The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown is proud to present 11A in concert on Friday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m. Doors will open to the public at 7:00 pm. Tickets are currently on sale now at a discounted price when purchased in advance at http://statetheatreboyertown.com/purchase_tickets_online, or at the box office on the day of the live event.

    From The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown |

  • General news

    Dairy Queen latest target of data theft

    It has happened again – another corporate data breach. This time it’s Dairy Queen. The popular ice cream chain announced Thursday that it is the latest target of customer data theft.

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

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