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Brew Fest celebrates all things beer

From Berks History Center|

Berks County residents join rally to end gerrymandering

Citizens from Berks County were among more than 800 concerned Pennsylvanians who rallied in Harrisburg on April 16 to call for a permanent solution to the extreme partisan gerrymandering that has seeded political gridlock and apathy for decades and re...

From Jennifer Hanf|

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    Finalist backs out of Boyertown school superintendent job

    BOYERTOWN >> The top choice to be the next superintendent of the Boyertown Area School District has decided he doesn’t want the job after all.

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    Boyertown Elementary students plant trees for Earth Day

    BOYERTOWN >> Boyertown Elementary students got a head start on Earth Day Friday.

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    William Macmillan wins 2018 Mr. Brandywine

    William Macmillan won the title 2018 Mr. Brandywine during the Brandywine Heights High School’s annual Mr. Brandywine pageant held in March.

    By Ethan Strause Brandywine Heights freshman|

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    New fitness center open in Exeter for special needs individuals

    All Abilities Fitness Center in Exeter, located at 3811 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading, Pa. 19606, a first-of-its-kind fitness center is specifically focused on adapted exercise and movement classes for the special needs population.

    From John Cusatis|

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    Kelsey Delozier,of Douglasville, honored at 2018 Women’s Leadership Awards at Indiana University

    Kelsey Delozier, of Douglasville, was recognized at the 2018 Women’s Leadership Awards at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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    PUC to investigate PECO rate hike request

    Harrisburg >> The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission voted Thursday to investigate PECO Energy Company’s recent request for a rate increase. The commission voted unanimously to investigate the request.

    By Donna Rovins drovins@21st-centurymedia.com @MercBiz on Twitter|

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    Local runner from Narvon wins Garden Spot Village Half Marathon

    Jeremy Dovin, 14, of Narvon, finished first in the Garden Spot Village Half Marathon on Saturday, April 14, with a time of 1:20:18. This was Jeremy’s second win at Garden Spot Village. He won 3rd place in 2017 with a time of 1:23:11. He returned this year, determined to beat his previous time and take first place. He won hands-down, finishing nearly a full three minutes before the second place runner.

    From Juanita Fox|

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    Community Homeschool Players, Morgantown performs ‘Cinderella’ May 4 and 5

    Community Homeschool Players will perform “Cinderella” on May 4 and 5 at Conestoga Mennonite Church in Morgantown.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Chester County farm planting project for the hungry - volunteers needed

    The Knights of Columbus and St. Elizabeth’s parish are hosting a farm project to help feed the hungry of Chester County on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to noon. The Knights are looking for volunteers to plant potatoes. Last year families, friends and many members of the community helped to harvest 1,800 pounds of potatoes in the fall, but it all starts with the spring planting. This is a family project so adults can come with children. Snacks and drinks are provided.

    From Dan Mahoney|

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    Chester County resident honored with Lifetime Conservation Leadership Award

    The Pennsylvania Land Trust Association (PALTA) recently honored D. Andrew “Andy” Pitz with the Lifetime Conservation Leadership Award. Pitz received the award at the annual Pennsylvania Land Conservation Conference, held this year at The Desmond in Chester County.

    From Nicole Faraguna |

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