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Kutztown University alumna shows anyone can thru hike, even with diabetes

By Lisa Mitchell|

A sweet reminder for Shoey Lions Club officers

Shoemakersville Lions Club invited PDG Bob Argot and his Partner in Service to come to the annual Lions Club officers installation. He came bearing sweet reminders of their various responsibilities for their respective positions. ...

By Adele Argot Lions Club|


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    Pottstown women arrested for theft at Exeter Walmart

    EXETER >> Two Pottstown women were arrested Saturday after an incident at Walmart that allegedly involved a retail theft and an assault on three employees.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

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    Photos: Boyertown Relay For Life celebrates 10th year

    Boyertown Relay for Life celebrated its 10th year on June 24 at the Boyertown Community Park. Forty-two groups participated and the theme for this year was superheroes. This annual event, which benefits the American Cancer Society, runs for 24 hours from 10 a.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday.


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    Oley beer and wine enthusiasts will no longer have to travel far to stock their refrigerators and wine racks.

    By Lynn A. Gladieux For Digital First Media|

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    Elmwood Park Zoo ready for Beast of a Feast

    NORRISTOWN – Elmwood Park Zoo’s (temporary) transformation from daily family destination to wild party location is underway as it prepares for its biggest event of the summer. Guests of this year’s Beast of a Feast, Elmwood Park Zoo’s annual summertime fundraiser, will enjoy sample selections from nearly 50 local restaurants, making it the largest food celebration in the event’s nearly ten year history. A full list of participating restaurants is available...


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    Music Around Town for June 28

    28 June – Michael Kropp at Wyebrook Farm, Honey Brook (6 p.m. start)


  • Sports

    Berks/L-L wins Carpenter Cup for second straight year

    The Berks/Lancaster-Lebanon softball team captured its second straight Carpenter Cup championship on June 22 at FDR Park in Philadelphia with a 2-1 victory over Tri-Cape in the final.

    Staff report|

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    Intra-Berks Cultural Exchange: Clay On Main and Art Plus Gallery trade showcases

    Clay on Main in Oley and Art Plus Gallery in West Reading are exhibiting work in a unique way. Both centers are artist cooperatives with gallery space, and will show their sister organization’s work this June and July. Art Plus has twenty-one member artists, including painters, photographers, and textile artists, and their work is displayed at Clay on Main’s gallery space until July 2nd. Clay on Main’s fourteen co-op members mainly work in ceramic, but also include...

    Clay on Main|

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    Police join search for missing Berks County woman

    Douglass (Berks) >> Douglass Township Police are asking the public’s help in locating a woman who was reported missing since Friday.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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    Family concert at Gring’s Mill Park set for July 6

    Next up in the 2017 “Summer Arts in Berks Parks” series is a family concert by Steve Pullara & the Cool Beans Band on Thursday, July 6th in the Gring’s Mill amphitheater from 6-7:30 p.m.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

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    Christmas in July at the Library

    The Mifflin Community Library Stitching Group will be holding a festive fundraiser to raise money for the Mifflin Community Library. Holiday decorating items will be sale during the month of July. Please stop by the library during library hours to purchase your unique and beautiful decorating items. All sales are tax deductible.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

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