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Hamburg fatal mock crash teaches teens dangers of distracted driving

A fatal mock crash scene played out in front of Hamburg High School on May 24. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|

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  • Exeter High School senior Elizabeth Good awarded PA American Water’s Stream of Learning Scholarship

    Pennsylvania American Water announced 12 students across Pennsylvania have been selected to receive Stream of Learning Scholarships, including Exeter Township Senior High School senior Elizabeth Good, who plans to attend Lafayette College to study biology.

    From Pennsylvania American Water|

  • Exeter May Days Awards recognize students; festival rescheduled to July 20-21

    The community committee for Exeter May Days announced on May 17 that due to the current weather patterns, most events will be moved to a weekend in July.

    From Exeter May Days Community Committee|

  • News

    Communities to host Memorial Day parades, services

    In celebration of Memorial Day, several area organizations will be holding celebrations to honor who died in active military service. The following is a list of area events that are currently planned to commemorate the day:

    Digital First Media|

  • Youth invited to Shoey Children’s Fair and Parade June 2

    “Let’s Make a Splash” is the theme of the 67th annual Shoemakersville’s Children’s Fair and Parade. The theme was chosen to honor the 50th anniversary of the community’s swimming pool.

    By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    Downingtown Fine Arts Festival highlights holiday weekend

    For the fourth straight year, local and regional artists will meet in Downingtown to showcase their work. The Downingtown Fine Arts Festival will be held May 26 and 27 in the borough.

    By Phyllis Rowan For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Caltagirone: PUC order directing consumer utility credits is welcome

    House Consumer Affairs Committee Democratic Chairman Tom Caltagirone said today that the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission’s order directing utility suppliers to pass along industry tax reductions to their customers is welcome news for families and seniors across the state.

    From Office of Rep. Tom Caltagirone|

  • News

    Berks Parks & Recreation hosts Festivals, concerts and more

    Early Bird Fiddle Festival Join musicians and music fans from all over Berks County for this year’s Early Bird Fiddle Festival 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on June 9. This FREE event will highlight bluegrass, Celtic, and folk music on stage and in the field at the Berks County Heritage Center. Call 610-374-8839 for more information and for regulations of the fiddle contest.

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  • Entertainment

    Frog Holler performs indie-rock at Kutztown Park June 2

    Frog Holler returns by popular demand to perform at the Kutztown Park Bandshell from 7 to 9 p.m. on June 2.

    By John Schmoyer Kutztown Recreation Director|

  • Entertainment

    Hawk Mountain Arts Tour features wide variety of art

    The 13th annual Hawk Mountain Arts Tour, held June 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., is a free self-guided driving tour held every year on the first Saturday in June. The self-guided driving tour winds about a 25-mile radius all within scenic Albany Township, this year with a satellite location at Hamburg Park.

    Submitted|

  • Food

    Potluck salads: New recipes in time for Memorial Day

    With the unofficial start of summer just days away, wondering what to bring to that next potluck, picnic or pool party? These tasty salads will have friends and family asking for seconds … and the recipes.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

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