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MODERN CIDERING: Try your hand at making cider — or — enjoy some of the locally-made refreshment

By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

Local chefs compete with cookie-inspired dishes to benefit Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania

Thin Mint S’mores, anyone? How about a Lemonade Icebox Pie or Toffee Takeover cocktail? ...

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MOST RECENT STORIES

  • Education

    Daniel Boone School District preparing assembly guidelines

    One month after a high school assembly presentation on racism was deemed offensive and divisive, Daniel Boone School Board members said Feb. 12 there should be some general guidelines for future assemblies.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

  • News

    ‘Active shooter’ in school training ongoing for Amity police

    AMITY >> Amity Township Police Chief Andrew J. Kensey said Feb. 15 that his department continues to be proactive with “Active Shooter” trainings at the Daniel Boone Middle School, 1845 Weavertown Road, in Amity.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Immaculate Conception Academy gives back

    Immaculate Conception Academy, a Catholic school located in Douglassville, celebrated 100 days of school on Friday, Feb. 9.

    Submitted by Adele Reilly|

  • News

    Boyertown Area Multi-Service prepares for 8th Annual Basket Raffle

    The Boyertown Area Multi-Service 8th Annual Basket Raffle is right around the corner! This event, guaranteeing fun for all ages, is scheduled for Friday, April 6, at a new location, Morning Star Fellowship. The doors open at 5:00 p.m. The Basket Raffle begins at 7:30 p.m.

    From Debra Brauner|

  • News

    Police ID fatal crash victim in Berks County

    DISTRICT TWP. >> Police have identified the victim of a fatal crash involving a Honda sedan and a dump truck.

    Digital First Media|

  • News

    Talisman Players, Kutztown, perform sold out shows of ‘Pinnochio’

    The Talisman Players presented its first children’s production, “Pinnochio,” to sold out shows in Kutztown.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • News

    Greater Berks Food Bank receives $21,000 donation from local Dunkin’ Donuts

    On Feb. 9, local Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees donated $21,000 to the Greater Berks Food Bank to help fight hunger throughout greater Philadelphia. The donation is a combined effort from Dunkin’ Donuts’ ‘Roast Hunger’ program and the Dunkin’ Donuts Joy in Childhood Foundation and will directly support the food bank’s mission to feed the hungry by acquiring and distributing food to people in need.

    Submitted release|

  • News

    St. Joseph’s free program will help public ‘flag’ potential health issues

    Members of the public can get a free check on their body mass index, blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol at Penn State Health St. Joseph with the start of a monthly program designed to uncover early warning signs of possibly larger health issues.

    From Penn State Health St. Joseph|

  • Events

    Antietam Valley Community Partnership Community Dinner on March 4

    Join us for our 5th annual Community Golumpki or Chili Dinner! All you can eat chili or golumpkis, drink, coffee, and dessert for $10 in advance or $12.50 at the door. All homemade by our dedicated volunteers. Eat in or take out from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, at the Antietam High School, 100 Antietam Road, Reading, Pa. 19606.

    From Margaret Saylor|

  • Entertainment

    Berks Choir Games March 10 at Abe Lincoln Ballroom

    The Berks Choir Games was established by the Reading Choral Society in 2014 as a festival to share, inspire, and celebrate the continued creation of and love for excellent and diverse choral music in Berks County and beyond. This is the 4th year of our festival, and this year we will once again be focusing on the art of a cappella! BCG 2018 will be comprised of 3 components: Afternoon of A Cappella, Main Stage Concert, and Community Pop-Up events.

    From Susan Coughlin|

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