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Kutztown comes together for Block Party

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Kutztown dedicates renovated gym to Coach John Silan

The Kutztown Area School District proudly welcomed the public to see the area’s newest gem- the newly renovated high school and gymnasium. The ceremony hosted administration, current students, parents, residents and more than 100 Kutztown Couga...

By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|

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    Celtic Martins perform April 29 at The Strand Theater

    The Celtic Martins, sponsored by Our Town Foundation, will perform at the Hamburg Strand Theater on Saturday, April 29, The Celtic Martins will give a live performance beginning at 1 p.m. with doors opening at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are available online on the theater’s Facebook page and at www.hamburgstrand.org, in person at the Hamburg Strand Theater or at the Our Town Foundation office. All tickets will be $12 with the proceeds being used for renovations to the theater.

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    SAVED FROM DESTRUCTION: Penn Museum displaying Syrian, Iraqi artifacts representing thousands of years

    “Imagine losing your identity, history and homeland,” reads the introductory wall in the new “Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq” at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

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    Clean Up clears 53 bags of trash off Hamburg streets on Earth Day

    Orange was the new black for Keep Hamburg Beautiful, an annual event organized by the Our Town Foundation of Hamburg on Saturday, April 22.

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    Brandywine Community Library Wine & Chocolate!

    Brandywine Community Library hosted its annual Wine & Chocolate & More fundraising event in the Henry Auditorium on the campus of The Lutheran Home at Topton on April 8. All proceeds benefit the library. Wines were by Aulenbach Wines and Blair Vineyards. Food provided by Classy Cakes Cupcakery, Topton; Cookies by Dean, Orefield; La Cocina Mexicana, Kutztown; The Market Cafe, Topton; Nancy’s Mediterranean, Renningers; Snuzzles, Mertztown; Sweet Tempered Chocolates, Topton;...

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    2 Exeter Township residents arrested for drug trafficking in Berks, Lancaster counties

    READING >> Berks County Detectives have arrested two Exeter Township residents who were allegedly involved in a drug-trafficking operation in the township.

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    Pottstown barks back at cancer at the annual Bark for Life

    POTTSTOWN >> Cloudy skies and the possibility of a few showers weren’t enough to stop some from barking back at cancer.

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

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    Young artists inspired by Keith Haring

    Author Kay Haring will visit Kutztown Area School District May 4 to 6, during which time she will be conducting three assemblies in two days to read her new book “Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing,” written by her and illustrated by Robert Neubecker.

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    Gov. Wolf extols Hill School partnership with Pottstown

    Unlike in days long gone, The Hill School and Pottstown borough need each other to face the future, Gov. Tom Wolf said Thursday night.

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    Upper Pottsgrove adopts animal control ordinance

    UPPER POTTSGROVE >> Residents convicted of allowing their animals to create a dangerous situation or a nuisance will be subject to penalties of up to $1,000 and/or 30 days in jail under the ordinance unanimously adopted by the township commissioners Monday night.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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    Comcast Cares lends a helping hand to Pottstown YMCA for Earth Day

    POTTSTOWN >> If you stopped by the Pottstown YMCA on Saturday, you probably noticed you were surrounded by a sea of green.

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

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