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Awards go to top cars at Salem EC Church Car Show

By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

Letter to the Editor: National Defense Authorization Act, if passed, will greatly increase insurance costs for military retirees

The 2018 defense budget, also known as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), if passed, will greatly increase health care insurance (Tricare) costs for military retirees. If this passes, all military personnel currently serving will become su...



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    Berks County Coroner IDs body found along Schuylkill River

    ROBESON >> The Berks County Coroner’s Office has identified the body of a man in hospital garb found along the Schuylkill River by kayakers on Saturday, Sept. 16.

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    Berks Coroner seeks help locating Muhlenberg woman’s next of kin

    MUHLENBERG >> The Berks County Coroner’s Office is looking for the next of kin for a recently deceased woman.

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  • Food

    FOOD: Kiwi berries pack a big taste

    Years ago, when Ed Weaver of Weaver’s Orchard in Morgantown considered adding kiwi berries, he offered samples to test the market. Many customers had never seen them before, but the response “was phenomenal,” and “the ‘wow factor’ was there.”

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

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    Fleetwood Girl Scout Junior Troop earns Flowers Badge

    Fleetwood Girl Scout Junior Troop 1793 earned their Girl Scout Junior Flowers Badge at Royer’s in Reading. The troop received a tour of the facility and learned the day to day business of a florist.

    By Linda Yuengel Fleetwood Girl Scout Service Unit Manager|

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    Cadette Troop make lasting memories at Disney

    Fleetwood Girl Scout Cadette Troop 1773 realized the results of their hard work with a trip this summer from Fleetwood to Disney World, Florida.

    By Linda Yuengel Fleetwood Girl Scout Service Unit Manager|

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    Kutztown Elementary raises funds for Hurricane Harvey victims

    Kutztown Elementary School raised $712.19 for Hurricane Harvey victims. The students were invited to run onto the Kutztown University stadium field in front of KU mascot Avalanche and the KU football team on Saturday, Sept. 16.


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    Topton native Hunter Miller graduates from military training

    U.S. Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Hunter J. Miller graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.


  • Warwick County Park hosts Community Day Explore “your own backyard”

    On Saturday, September 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Warwick County Park will be hosting Community Day in partnership with South Coventry, Warwick and East Nantmeal townships.

    From Warwick County Park|

  • BOOK BEAT Review: In “Exposed,” scheming villains weave web of deceit, lawsuits, fiery death and murder

    Over the years, this will be my sixth review of a Lisa Scottoline novel. The last three books, including “Exposed”, which was released on Aug. 15, 2017, have been sent to me before the release date by the publisher. I really appreciate Lisa’s writing. However, to be fair to you, I almost feel like a manager of a sports team who is coaching his young son. Instead of favoring his son, he should be loving, but diagnostic, showing no favoritism so the son improves.

    By Jeff Hall Columnist|

  • Corn maze at Mast Farms benefits cancer societies

    Morgantown’s Mast Farms, 2715 Main St. in Morgantown, announces that it has partnered with New Holland Agriculture to honor local cancer survivors and their families through the creation of a 12-acre Survivor Corn Maze.

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