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Driver fell asleep, Jeep veered into path of Deka truck

By Lisa Mitchell|

Bartram Breeze Trail Races held at Kerny Dam Rec Area

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    Berks Encore grant will support Meals on Wheels

    Berks Encore is proud to announce it has received a $16,896.28 grant from Meals on Wheels America for its participation in Subaru of America’s ninth annual Share the Love Event.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • Entertainment

    SEVEN IN SEVEN: Old 97’s, Tower of Power, among the week’s best concert bets

    Welcome to “Seven in Seven,” where each Friday we take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out in the coming days.

    By Michael Christopher For Digital First Media|

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    Jury will not learn about Bill Cosby civil settlement

    NORRISTOWN >> A jury will not learn about entertainer Bill Cosby’s October 2006 civil settlement with Andrea Constand, the woman who accused him of the sexual assault for which he will stand trial in June, a judge has ruled.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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    Fleetwood Girl Scouts Junior Horseback Riding Badge

    Fleetwood Junior Troop 1793 went to Shady Holllow Assisted Riding Stables in Birdsboro to earn their Junior Horseback Riding Badge. The girls learned about how to take proper care of a horse which included learning about what they eat, how much and when. They learned about grooming horses and had the opportunity to help groom some of the horses at the farm. They toured the barn and the stables and learned about where the horses live and how to take care of the stalls. Finally, they all...

    By Linda Yuengel Fleetwood Girl Scout Service Unit Manager|

  • Bigger Than the Beatles, Who Does God Say I Am?

    On May 6, Pequea Presbyterian Church will host a free ladies event from 9 a.m. to noon. This event is open to women and teen girls ages 12 and up and will focus on identity and who we are in Christ.

    Pequea Presbyterian Church|

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    Hamburg wins 1st Place at Wilkes University Engineering Olympics

    The Hamburg Area High School Engineering Olympics Team won 1st Place overall in the Wilkes University Engineering Olympics competition earlier this month.

    Lisa Mitchell

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    Professional musician Rick Hirsch teaches Hamburg jazz band to play off the page

    Professional musician and composer Rick Hirsch conducted master classes with Hamburg musicians on Thursday, April 27, teaching them to play off the page.

    Lisa Mitchell

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    Hawk Mountain hosts lecture presented by Pete Dunne, author of Birds of Prey

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary will host author Pete Dunne on Saturday, May 13 at 2 p.m. as he presents a look into his new book, Birds of Prey: Hawks, Eagles, Falcons, and Vultures. His lecture will be immediately followed by an exclusive book signing. The presentation and signing will take place in the Sanctuary’s Visitor Center Gallery and are free to the public.

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Association|

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    Piano donation brings more than music to Hamburg Area High School

    In early January of this year Mr. Metz, who is a substitute teacher, donated his family’s piano to Hamburg Area High School, adding it to a small collection of practice pianos that reside in the music hallway. However there is much more to the piano than meets the eye. Not only does it bring joy and beautiful music to the present, but it also tells a delightful story of the past.

    By Jennifer Guldin Hamburg Senior|

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    Grant sends Hamburg High teacher to Germany to integrate STEM into German class

    Hamburg Area High School German teacher, Brynell Stevens, has received a grant from the German government that will send her to Germany for three weeks this coming summer. The grant includes flights, room and board for participation in a STEM program for German teachers.

    By Gabby Krick Hamburg Sophomore|

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