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Humane Society of Berks hosts free adoption weekend

Humane Society of Berks|

Fleetwood School District presents three musicals this spring

The Fleetwood Area School District is proud to present three musicals for your enjoyment this spring. ...

By Dr. Paul Eaken Fleetwood Superintendent|

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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.

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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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    On Tap

    Send your event listings to cthornburg@berksmontnews.com to have them listed in On Tap! Deadline for submissions is Friday week before publication. Please mark e-mail subject as Connection On Tap.

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    Garey Road traffic still on local agendas

    UNION TWP. >> The township supervisors said Feb. 20 they are continuing to work with the Daniel Boone Area School District to reduce or prevent “hot-rodding” on north Garey Road.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

  • Columns

    CHRIS FREIND: We need common sense in immigration debate

    The immigration debate was back in the headlines. Par for the course, both parties’ spewed lip-service on the need for reform, while simultaneously killing any meaningful legislation. Comprehensive immigration reform hasn’t gone anywhere in decades, making it clear that neither party’s ruling class wanted it.

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  • Editorials

    EDITORIAL: A tribute and thank you to Albert Boscov

    We admire. We respect. We love. We thank you.

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  • Columns

    NATHAN BENEFIELD: Reinventing Pennsylvania government

    Imagine if Stephen King had written “Green Eggs and Ham.” What if Dr. Seuss had penned “The Shining?”

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  • Entertainment

    NEW TO VOD AND STREAMING: ‘Bleed for This’ is a brutal boxing biopic worth seeing

    Downingtown native Miles Teller commits body and soul to “Bleed For This,” a biopic about boxer Vinny Pazienza, one of the strongest-willed belters in the history of the sport.

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

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    NEW ON DVD: ‘Manchester by the Sea’ is a heartrending instant classic

    For his first film since “Margaret,” Kenneth Lonergan writes and directs “Manchester By The Sea” (2016, Lionsgate, R, $20), the engrossing saga of a Boston janitor named Lee (Casey Affleck) who returns to his hometown following the death of his brother (Kyle Chandler) to help care for his teenage nephew (Lucas Hedges).

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

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