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By Lisa Mitchell|

Three Berks County farms help PA to become first in U.S. to preserve 500,000 Acres, Schwank says

Pennsylvania became the first state in the country recently to preserve 500,000 acres of valuable farmland and three Berks County farms helped accomplish the milestone, Sen. Judy Schwank said. ...

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    Reading Symphony presents program highlighting Beethoven’s life

    The Reading Symphony Orchestra continues the 102nd Season at the Santander Performing Arts Center 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. The RSO will present Beethoven: REVEALED! This program features a dramatic interpretation of the life of the great composer interspersed with chamber works and a complete performance of Beethoven’s 7th symphony. Jonathan Carney, Concertmaster for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, will be the guest conductor for the evening and dramatic elements will be...

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    Kutztown Strong, committed to making a difference

    Kutztown concerned citizens united to form Kutztown Strong to make a difference.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Anthony D’Ambrosio helps Village Library raise funds for new computers

    Anthony D’Ambrosio Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, Elverson, is helping Village Library raise money for new computers.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ stars share stage Nov. 9

    Nick Lazzarini, season one winner of the Fox reality show “So You Think You Can Dance” in 2005, discovered at the early age of five that all he wanted to do was dance.

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    Reading Symphony Orchestra League to host Fourteenth Annual Fashion Show

    On Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at 11 a.m. the Reading Symphony Orchestra League (RSOL) will present the Fourteenth Annual Symphony of Style -- Fashion Show and Luncheon for the benefit of the Reading Symphony Orchestra in the ballroom at the Crowne Plaza Reading Hotel. The event will highlight fashions from local shops and stores and attendees will enjoy a great luncheon. There will also be a raffle drawing and silent auction. Early reservations are recommended.

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    Albright College to Host Berks County Regional College Fair on Oct. 27

    Albright College will host Berks County Regional College Fair 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at Albright College’s Bollman Center, 13th and Richmond streets, Reading. Event is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling (PACAC).

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    Berks County Humane Society encourages you to adopt a black cat

    Nothing is scarier than a myth you just can’t seem to dispel. Humane Pennsylvania hopes to put an end to at least one this month. The black cat has long been regarded as an icon of superstition, and historically, many shelters refuse to adopt out black cats during the month of October, claiming that these felines are more likely to meet an unfortunately end due to the ghoulish nature of Halloween.

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    ‘Fragile Freedoms’ to be celebrated at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

    On Saturday, Nov. 1, the National Park Service invites the public to a performance of FRAGILE FREEDOMS, a play written and acted by international playwright Christine Emmert at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. Just in time for Election Day, this one woman play celebrates the victories of the early women’s suffrage movement. Staged in the park’s visitor center theater, the free program is slated to begin at 2 p.m.

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    Berks County’s Best Kept Secret tour runs Nov. 7 to Nov. 22

    We all know that shopping locally helps support our local economy and communities.

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    $730k in state grants to back local swimming pool, parks, Schwank says

    Two parks in Berks County and a swimming pool in Fleetwood have been awarded nearly $730,000 in state grants, state Sen. Judy Schwank said today.

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