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King Frost Parade is homecoming for Hamburg

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Beach Fossils sonically expand. Band to incorporate new sounds into live set at Philly concert

The breezy jangle of Beach Fossils is back. ...

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    Amity police investigate missing gun from shooting range

    Gun missing AMITY >> On October 12 at approximately 2:42 p.m., Amity Township Police received a report of a lost gun. It was reported that the individual went to the French Creek outdoor shooting range on Oct. 7 to shoot shotguns and pistols. At the end of the event, the individual and a friend gathered the firearms and left the range. On Oct. 8, the individual discovered a handgun was missing, police said. It was verified through the Pennsylvania Game Commission that no...

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    Outdoors: A crowded week for October hunters

    This marks an eventful week in the great out-of-doors for Pennsylvania’s fraternity of hunters as our increasingly crowded outdoors calendar swings into mid-October. Let’s take a look at the veritable cornucopia of outdoors options that kicked in Saturday, Oct. 14, starting with a few “one week only” specials.

    By Tom Tatum For Digital First Media|

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    Election website, candidate questionnaires mark Mercury election coverage

    The irony of “off-year” elections — when neither governorships nor presidencies are in the hands of the voters — is that they are the elections most likely to have a direct impact on our lives.

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    College Corner: Exeter grad Hangen setting the stage for Shippensburg volleyball

    The Shippensburg women’s volleyball team is off to a big start this fall and a key component on the squad is freshman setter Emily Hangen.

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    Eastern Berks Fire Department visits St. Francis Academy

    Fire Prevention Week was held from Oct. 8 through Oct. 14, drawing attention to safety and preparedness in emergency situations. Eastern Berks Fire Department personnel visited St. Francis Academy in Bally to teach students in grades kindergarten through third about fire prevention and what to do in case of a fire. The students then learned about the different trucks and their purposes.

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    Friends of Exeter Community Library seek new home

    The Friends of the Exeter Community Library, a volunteer nonprofit association, has received an eviction notice from the township for the basement space of the Dunn Community Center. The group is now looking for a new place to call home.

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    Kutztown University Women’s Center Director’s Office dedicated to Ann Gundry

    Kutztown University hosted a dedication ceremony honoring former KU Women’s Center director Ann T. Gundry ’81 on Oct. 11.

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    GoFundMe set up to cover funeral expenses of Exeter murder victim

    EXETER >> As a community mourns the loss of 23-year-old woman, members have come together to help pay for her funeral expenses.

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    La Amorah Salon, Topton, celebrates first anniversary with Gatsby-themed Gala

    The staff at La Amorah Salon in Topton are proud to host its First Anniversary Gala to benefit Support Homeless Veterans, Inc. on Saturday, Dec. 2. Tickets for the Gala are on sale through Nov. 18.

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    Kutztown, Hamburg battle it out in Field Hockey Cancer Awareness Game

    The Field Hockey Cancer Awareness Game, Kutztown vs. Hamburg, Sept. 30 raised awareness about cancer and celebrated cancer survivor Kutztown senior Niki Nolte and Kempton father Ethan Kunkel who is battling cancer. The two teams combined for a picture and awareness celebration for both Ethan and Niki.

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