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Gilbertsville resident receives USciences’ Founders’ Day Staff Award of Merit

University of the Sciences|

TV PREMIERE: ‘The Obama Years: The Power of Words’ premieres on Smithsonian Channel

PHILADELPHIA >> If any single image best represents the new hour-long documentary “The Obama Years,” it would probably be the close-up shot of a written speech Barack Obama would deliver to Congress in 2009. ...

By Dutch Godshalk @dutchgodshalk on Twitter|


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    Cat angel network

    Tinker and Toby are handsome “teen-age” kittens who were born on April 22, 2016. You can tell these striking tabbies apart because Tinker has white on his face. They are super friendly to people and love other cats, especially each other. It is not unusual to pass by the Adoption Center in the Pottstown Petsmart and see these boys sleeping together in the same bed, with their arms wrapped around each other.


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    Fourth Annual Golden Apple Gala to benefit TriCounty Active Adult Center

    The fourth annual Golden Apple Gala is less than one month away. This exciting event raises money for the TriCounty Active Adult Center as they work to support older adults in the greater Pottstown region.

    TriCounty Active Adult Center|

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    New Hanover Historical Society slates March program on Paleo Indians

    For the March program of the New Hanover Township Historical Society, Jim Wosochlo, former president of the Society for Pennsylvania Archeology, will present an illustrated talk describing “Ice Age Hunters of Pennsylvania” as found on the Wosochlo Farm Site in Schuylkill County. The Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology was organized to promote the study of prehistoric and historic archaeological resources of Pennsylvania and neighboring states.


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  • Lifestyle

    Free program provides Pottstown area families with personal trainer and more

    Families in the Pottstown area can get fit together with a free program that helps parents bond with their children over healthy choices.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter|

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    Deputy Sheriff Hercules ‘Herc’ Avello celebrates 30 years

    More than three decades ago, an unlikely confluence of regional influences — mushrooms, the Wyeths, and a passel of crooks — redefined a Kennett Square resident’s career path.

    From the Chester County Sheriff’s Office|

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    Bowling Lanes and league celebrate six decades together March 1

    How do you know when a local landmark truly has staying power? In the case of Devon Lanes, one of the first independently owned bowling centers in the country, it’s when one bowling league calls it home for nearly 60 years. When Devon Lanes was born in 1959, the Early Birds League, formed the year before, made its nest there. And while some of the faces of the ladies and gentlemen of the Early Birds have changed over time, the league members have stayed true, bowling their home lanes...

    From Devon Lanes|

  • Entertainment

    The Feinberg Brothers bring bluegrass to Reinholds

    REINHOLDS >> An evening of Bluegrass Music will be held at the Reinholds Fire Company Banquet Hall along Route 897 in Reinholds on Saturday, March 4 beginning at 6 p.m. Featured will be The Feinberg Brothers along with Chester Johnson and The Foggy Mountain Grass.


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    Moms Club of Douglassville East holding raffle event to support Amity Fire & Rescue

    A six-year-old boy is taken to school in a yellow school bus. So what? But getting driven to school in a big yellow fire truck, with sirens wailing and lights flashing? That’s a big deal.

    By Gil Cohen For Digital First Media|

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    Kutztown man, children injured in Route 222 crash

    A Kutztown man, three children and a teen were sent to the hospital for injuries after their van collided with the rear of a box truck in Richmond Township on Feb. 22.

    Lisa Mitchell

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