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Caernarvon, Berks residents pack board meeting to support police chief

By Jake Austin For 21st Century Media |

American Cancer Society thanks 3 mil volunteers, invites others to take part

In recognition of the 41st annual National Volunteer Week, April 6 to April 12, sponsored by the Points of Light Foundation, the American Cancer Society (ACS) applauds its more than 3 million volunteers who continue to on a daily basis pour passion in...

From the American Cancer Society |

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  • Events

    Calendar of Events

    Send events to The Kutztown Area Patriot at 12 South Fourth St., Hamburg, Pa., 19526; fax: 610-562-4644; e-mail: lmitchell@berksmontnews.com.

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  • Business

    Business News: Lori Meixel, Kutztown, promoted to VP

    National Penn Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: NPBC) announced that Lori Meixell, Kutztown, has been promoted to vice president in its Commercial Lending group. She reports to Barbara Pattison, senior vice president and a team leader in the Central Region Commercial Lending group.

    From National Penn |

  • Opinion

    Thinking Out Loud with Connie: Spring cleaning for a spotless house

    Surely as the sun rises every morning, spring will arrive and I believe it is just round the proverbial corner. Believe it! Just yesterday while walking my dog; I spotted a white snow crocus in bloom. It was camouflaged next to the diminishing two foot icy snow bank. That certain proof along with the sun shining and birds chattering in the background was something to smile about.

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  • Columnists

    A Look Back in History by Richard L.T. Orth: Expanding on Seagreaves and other PA Dutch potters

    Part 2 of Seagreaves series. First part ran last issue.

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  • Opinion

    Book beat by jeff hall: Book beat brings benefits

    Yes, Book Beat has brought benefits to yours truly after writing just one article and three book reviews, in the form of comedy, criticism and commitment to read more!

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  • General news

    Hopewell Christian Fellowship celebrates through rebuild and relocating

    Trusses were laid the first week of April so the rebuild of Hopewell Christian Fellowship’s lobby and café are underway in Elverson! This is very good news for the church that was forced to become instantly mobile after the roof gave way under the weight of snow back on Feb. 14.

    By Chris McNamara, Hopewell Christian Fellowship |

  • Business

    Business News: French Creek Boutique celebrates anniversary

    French Creek Boutique is celebrating their third anniversary this month. A great deal has happened over those last three years, lots of changes, room re-designs and growth in new product categories. All of these changes were made to adapt to an ever changing economy and demand of certain products at their store. This was all done in an effort to keep their loyal customers satisfied, happy and coming back to buy.

    From French Creek Boutique |

  • Columnists

    Through My Kitchen Window: Chag Pesach Sameach!

    Happy Passover! Passover 2014 began last evening. It runs from the 15-22 in the Hebrew month of Nissan, which corresponds with April 14-22 this year.

    By Davina Weinhold For 21st Century Media |

  • Columnists

    FOCUS ON THE FAMILY with Jim Daly: Marijuana’s effects too damaging to support legalization

    Q: What’s wrong with marijuana? Personally, I don’t see any reason why it shouldn’t be legalized.

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  • General news

    Former Amity cop drops attempt to have shoplifting charges dismissed

    A former Berks County police officer accused of shoplifting more than $300 in groceries from a West Pottsgrove store has withdrawn his request for a judicial review and dismissal of the charges.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com |

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