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A Day Celebrating Kutztown

By Lisa Mitchell|

Barrow for sale Aug. 19 at Kutztown Fair Round-up benefits Ethan Kunkel

The second annual Berks County 4-H Club Benefit Barrow will help a Kempton father of five who is battling leukemia. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|

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    Prosecutor in Bill Cosby trial leaving Montgomery County D.A.’s Office

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney Kristen Feden, who is part of the team that is prosecuting entertainer Bill Cosby on sex assault charges, is leaving the district attorney’s office effective Aug. 15 for a new job.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Hamburg car enthusiast wins coveted Firemen’s Choice trophy

    The Goodwill Fire Co. #1 of Port Carbon held their First Annual Car Show on Saturday, Aug. 5 and Danny Williams of Hamburg took home the coveted “Firemen’s Choice” trophy for his 1954 Ford F-150 truck. The unique, hand-made award was created by Port Carbon fireman Justin Richter and also serves as a lamp. The fire department saw approximately 70 vehicles turn out for their first time effort on a beautiful, very comfortable August day. The fire company plans to continue...

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    Kutztown Area School District Stadium project wrapping up

    On behalf of the Kutztown Area School District Board of Directors and Administration, we are honored to welcome parents, teachers, staff, and more than 1,300 students back to our schools. For parents/guardians whose children are entering our schools for the first time, a special welcome and heartfelt thank you for the trust you have placed in our school district. For our returning families, welcome back and thank you for your continued support. I hope you have enjoyed a restful and relaxing...

    By Dr. George F. Fiore, Ed.D. Superintendent of the Kutztown Area School District|

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    New superintendent Dr. Greg Miller excited to start school year

    Editor’s Note: Dr. Miller has been the new superintendent of Fleetwood Area School District since July 1, after Dr. Paul Eaken retired.

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    The Infamous Stringdusters play the Philly Folk Festival

    Critically acclaimed and award winning, The Infamous Stringdusters, featuring Andy Hall (dobro), Andy Falco (guitar), Chris Pandolfi (banjo), Jeremy Garrett (fiddle), and Travis Book (double bass) have gone to painstaking efforts to secure their presence as a major player in the indie blue grass scene. The group will be at the Philadelphia Folk Festival on Aug. 18.

    By Rob Nagy For Digital First Media|

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    Montgomery County President Judge DelRicci honored by peers

    NORRISTOWN >> In recognition of his significant efforts to improve the administration of justice, Montgomery County President Judge Thomas M. DelRicci recently was awarded the Golden Crowbar by his peers.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Honey Brook Fire Company celebrates anniversary with parade, housing

    Honey Brook >> In the 24 years that Tim Hennessey has represented the residents of Pennsylvania’s 26th District, he has appeared at numerous public events. But the one he attended on Saturday, Aug. 5, was special.

    By Gil Cohen For Digital First Media|

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    Sheriff’s Office gears up for Cruise Night

    The Chester County Sheriff’s Office is revving up to host its sixth annual Cruise Night on Friday, Aug. 18, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at West Chester University’s Farrell Stadium, and the public is invited to enjoy the festivities.

    A press release from Chester County|

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    Boyertown community raises money for family of late Navy SEAL

    BOYERTOWN >> “Navy SEAL Eddy Furlani is an American hero.”

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-centurymedia.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

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    EAT & DRINK: New restaurant, brewhouse taking shape in Phoenixville area, and more regional eats

    Work is under way on two new Phoenixville restaurants: Morrell Park, “a casual counter-service café,” and Rebel Hill Brewing Company, a seven-barrel brewhouse. https://www.rebelhillbrewing.com/

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

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