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Headliners announced for The Great Pennsylvania Music & Arts Celebration

Bill Haley Jr. and the Comets, Hector Rosado and Steel Ave. Salsa, Grammy nominated polka advocate Alex Meixner, and Purcell’s Irish Band and Irish Stepdancers with Toad Creek Ramblers and Hoedowners and Callers (led by Keith Brintzenhoff of Ku...

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    Brandywine Community Library hosted its annual community fundraiser, with a new name, Wine and Stein, on April 14 at the Henry Auditorium located on The Lutheran Home at Topton campus.

    Lisa Mitchell
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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.

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    Vulakovich, Schwank introduce sextortion legislation to criminalize the coercion of sexual conduct

    Senators Randy Vulakovich (R-38) and Judy Schwank (D-11) have introduced legislation that aims to criminalize the coercion of sexual conduct.

    From Sen. Schwank’s Office|

  • Entertainment

    5th Annual Author Pavilion hosted at Kutztown Block Party April 29

    The novelist Ernest Hemingway once famously said, “It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.”

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  • Business

    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.

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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.

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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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    Tri County Community Calendar April 24

    Submit events about 10 days in advance of publication date to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com. Note Tri County Record Calendar.

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