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Dent re-elected as co-chair of House’s Tuesday Group

Rep. Charlie Dent’s Office|

Kutztown Community Library Board increase Youth Librarian hours to better serve community

The Kutztown Community Library Board of Directors voted in December to make the Youth Librarian position from part time to full time to better serve the youth of the community, effective Jan. 15. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


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    Multiple uses presented for Birdsboro Elementary Center when it closes

    AMITY >> Public feelings were mixed at the Jan. 9 Daniel Boone Area School Board meeting about the multiple future uses presented for the Birdsboro Elementary Center.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

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    Kutztown Community Library hosts Laura Ingalls Wilder 150th birthday party

    Kutztown Community Library will celebrate the 150th birthday of author Laura Ingalls Wilder with a program and refreshments on Feb. 18 at 1 p.m.

    Lisa Mitchell

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    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary names new president

    Following an extensive national search, Geri E. Unger has been named the new president of Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Association, a position she assumed on Jan. 3.

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary|

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    Bereavement Support Group in Berks helps those facing sudden loss of spouse

    People suffer many types of loss throughout their lives. With loss, comes grief.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • Announcements

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Joslyn Koval graduates

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Joslyn Koval graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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    Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources applauds plans to close Hamburg State Center

    Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disability (PAR) applauds the plan announced by Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Dallas yesterday to close the Hamburg State Center. The Center is one of five remaining state-operated institutions where individuals with intellectual disability reside and receive services. As Pennsylvania’s largest association exclusively representing providers of services to people with intellectual disability or...


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    American Red Cross of Reading to participate in MLK Day of Service

    As part of the nationwide Day of Service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the American Red Cross and other organizations will be teaming up to improve community safety through the Red Cross Home Fire Campaign.

    American Red Cross|

  • Entertainment

    SEVEN IN SEVEN: Pat Metheny, Jill Scott, a Winter Jawn, Kings of Leon and more

    Welcome to “Seven in Seven,” where each Friday we take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out in the coming days.

    By Michael Christopher For Digital First Media|

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    Life insurance 101: What you need to know

    Life insurance; everyone says it’s important but it can be a difficult topic to talk about and even more difficult to understand. However, it is a critical topic to grasp because of its importance when building a financial strategy.


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    Animal Rescue League of Berks County invites public to open house

    CUMRU TOWNSHIP >> The Animal Rescue League of Berks County will be having and Open House at the shelter at 58 Kennel Road, on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Guests are invited to bring their pets for an open, green-screen background, pet photo booth, compliments of Partymasterz (photo booth pictures are available for a $5 donation). Local artist Jan Gaul will be on hand for a live painting of one of an ARL Adoptables from the “Sweetest ARL Adoptable”...

    Animal Rescue League of Berks County|

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