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Richie Kotzen returns to Reading to rock Building 24

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Exeter Township School District is in search of bus drivers

The Exeter Township School District is in search of bus drivers to transport students to and from the schools, according to district transportation supervisor, Rick Wegman. ...

By Emily Thiel|

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    Nearly 3,000 packed Main Street for Kutztown Merchant Trick-or-Treat Night

    Nearly 3,000 Trick-or-Treaters, young and old and even furry, four-legged friends, packed Main Street for the Kutztown Optimist Club’s Downtown Kutztown Merchant Trick-or-Treat Night.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Your Claim to Frame hosts book themed art gallery

    Painter Edward Hopper once said “If I could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint.” At Your Claim To Frame’s newest exhibition, “Inspired by … Books,” artists combine words and art to pay tribute to some of their favorite stories. Each artist was given a list of the 100 Greatest Novels Ever Written and asked to choose one to inspire a work of art. Everyone is invited to an opening night reception 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7 at 170 Sunset...

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    PennDOT warns fall drivers of hazards of the season

    With fall’s arrival, PennDOT is reminding motorists to use caution and be alert for seasonal travel hazards like sun glare, frosty mornings and wet leaves.

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    Schuylkill River Heritage Area Executive Director to retire June 2015

    Schuylkill River Heritage Area Executive Director Kurt D. Zwikl has announced that he will retire, effective June 30, 2015.

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  • Halloween

    Halloween: Trick or Treaters visit residents of Walnut Woods, Boyertown

    Trick or Treaters recently visited Walnut Woods, a senior living community in Boyertown.

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    In the search of spirits: Moonlight Winery hosts ghost tour with Charles Adams III

    Have you ever sensed an energy that made you shudder, heard a pacing when you were home alone or felt a spirit in your presence?

    Emily Thiel
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  • Music

    Hamburg’s select choir ‘Aerial Boundaries’ attends Inaugural High School Choral Festival

    The Kutztown University music department hosted the Inaugural High School Choral Festival, on Oct. 16 at the Schaeffer Auditorium. This year one of the six choral ensembles that attended this event was the selected choir (also originally known as the Chamber Singers) from Hamburg Area High School. The selected choir consists of talented students grades 9 through 12.

    By Yelitza Pagan Sophomore, Hamburg Area High School |

  • Education

    Sarah Hanlon inducted into Quill and Scroll, Hamburg chapter

    On Friday, Oct. 17, Hamburg Area High School senior and editor in chief of the school newspaper, Sarah Hanlon, was inducted into the Hamburg chapter of the Quill and Scroll, which is the International Honorary Society for high school journalists. She is pictured with Miss Teresa McCarthy, the publications teacher at the high school.

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  • Education

    Perry Elementary students visit Shoemakersville Fire Company

    All of the Perry Elementary Center took turns walking down to the Shoemakersville Fire Company to review many tips on Fire Prevention and Safety on Wednesday, Oct. 22. The volunteers did a fantastic job talking to the students about smoke alarms, fire extinguishers, stop/drop/and roll, to name just a few of the topics.

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  • Education

    Tilden Elementary staff donates to Union Fire Company of Hamburg

    Tilden Elementary Center principal Lacie Cucciuffo, center, presents a check to Hamburg Fire Chief Troy Hatt as part of the school’s recognition of Fire Prevention Week. School staff held a Blue Jeans Day to raise money to donate to the fire company for their continued service and support in the area. Firefighters on Oct. 10 held demonstrations at the school about fire safety. Students Brandon Koch, left, and Mikya Dale-Huntsinger display some items used during the presentations. Fire...

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