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Kutztown University Faculty prepare for possible strike

By Lisa Mitchell|

Festival celebrates Mouns Jones 300th Anniversary

DOUGLASSVILLE >> The Mouns Jones 300th Anniversary will be celebrated by the Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County with an exciting living history event at Morlatton Village. Costumed volunteers will demonstrate a variety of eighteenth and...

The Historic Preservation Trust of Berks County|


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    Washington Township fire destroys barn, injures firefighter

    WASHINGTON TWP. >> One firefighter was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries sustained while battling a fire that destroyed a township barn Friday evening.

    Digital First Media|

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    Bechtelsville school celebrates World Day of Peace

    On Wednesday, Sept. 21, students at Brookeside Montessori School, near Boyertown, celebrated World Day of Peace. Cooperating with other Montessori school children throughout the world, everyone sang the song “Light a Candle for Peace” simultaneously in many time zones.

    Brookeside Montessori School|

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    Community college to offer free sealant program for children

    Montgomery County Community College and Tierra L. Dobry Foundation will co-sponsor a free Children’s Dental Sealant Program from 5:30 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic, Central Campus, Science Center 211, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell.

    Montgomery County Community College|

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    Multi-Service hosts Thanksgiving Meal Drive

    The holiday season is right around the corner. Unfortunately, many local families are unable to provide a Thanksgiving dinner for their family.

    Boyertown Area Multi-Service|

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    13th Annual Boyertown Area Unity Walk highlights non-profits

    The 13th Annual Boyertown Area Unity Walk was held Sunday, Oct. 9, coinciding with the 13th Turning Leaf Fall Festival. The event was originally planned for Saturday, Oct. 8, but was held on it’s Sunday rain date due to the weather conditions.

    Digital First Media staff|

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    Hundreds walk to raise funds at Berks County Heart Walk

    More than 200 walkers turned out at Gring’s Mill Recreation Area in Reading on Sunday, Sept. 25 for the Berks County Heart Walk.

    American Heart Association|

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    Governor Mifflin High School student selected as a 2017 U.S. Army All-American

    Governor Mifflin High School senior Matthew Bowers has been selected as a 2017 U.S. Army All-American. He will join an elite group of marching band members who will perform during halftime at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

    Governor Mifflin School District|

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    Photos: Boyertown’s Turning Leaf Fest welcomes fall

    The 9th Turning Leaf Fall Festival returned to Boyertown Community Park on Sunday, Oct. 9. The event was originally planned for Saturday, Oct. 8, but was held on Sunday due to the weather conditions.


  • Columnists

    person to person — impact: Treasures Among Us (Part 2 of 2)

    Last week I shared with you about meeting Bill and Marge Montgomery in church, his early years in committing his live to Jesus Christ, his music accomplishments and attending the Navy Music School. The following is additional information I learned about Bill during our conversations.


  • Food

    Talking trash ... fish: Area chefs champion former cast-offs

    Dogfish, drum, sea robin — embrace the idea that “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” and sample some so-called “trash fish.”

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

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