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WTIM: Music Around Town

By Tim Dietterick |

Boyertown area student named to Dean’s List

Joi Calia, a junior Accounting major at Grove City College, has been named to the Dean’s List with High Distinction for the spring 2016 semester. ...



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    Tilden Elementary crowns Spelling Bee champ

    Tilden Elementary Center recently held its annual fourth and fifth grade Spelling Bee. This year’s champion, Annika Reinhard, received her first-place ribbon and certificate from Principal Lacie Cucciuffo. Reinhard is a fourth grade student in Mrs. Staudenmeier’s class. There were a total of 18 contestants who participated in the event. Fifth grade student Mckenna Ecker was the runner-up.


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    Hamburg Rotarian Fred Sheeler shares the importance of exercise

    Rotarian Fred Sheeler did the program on May 26. He shared with Rotarians the importance of exercise each day. Exercise is not only good for your health; it improves balance and keeps you more mentally in tune with every day living. It is good for every age.


  • Entertainment

    Jon Bond presents ‘Stone and Wood Revisited’ Art Show

    Artist Jonathan Bond, of Kempton, will present his 2016 “Stone and Wood Revisited” Art Show on Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show will be held in conjunction with the 11th Annual Hawk Mountain Arts Tour held the same day.

    Bond Customart |

  • Columns

    A Look Back in History: American acculturation of the Pennsylvania Dutch

    Nowhere in America is there a Germanic “Cultural Island” of ethnic PA Dutch people than in the historic East Penn, Oley and Great Valleys of Pennsylvania, “The Dutch Country,” where there are Germanic Hex-sign barns, Colonial clay-tiled bake ovens and farm buildings still exude the quaint folklife of Europe’s Rhine Valley. Yet these PA Deitsch American immigrants who survive with their Fatherland folk culture have built some of early America’s most...

    By Richard L.T. Orth Columnist |

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    Kids’ science fun comes to Berks County Heritage Center

    Join us for a day of science fun at the Berks County Heritage Center as we explore several exciting topics, on Wednesday, June 22 at 10 a.m.

    County of Berks Parks & Recreation Department |

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    Award winning Schuylkill River Sojourn gets ready for 18th year

    The annual Schuylkill River Sojourn is always a week-long celebration of the river. This year, the more than 200 paddlers participating in the seven-day journey from June 4 to 10 will also celebrate the 18th Annual Schuylkill River Sojourn itself.

    Schuylkill River Heritage Area |

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    Animal Rescue League of Berks County receives $2,500 gift

    The Animal Rescue League of Berks County will be the recipient of $2,500 gift as part of CrossKeys Insurance 2016 Giving Network Agency of the Year Award.

    The Animal Rescue League of Berks County |

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    The Heritage of Green Hills names Kerry Williard director of plant operations

    The Heritage of Green Hills, a healthy life plan community in Shillington, has appointed Kerry Williard as director of plant operations. In this position, Williard is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the physical plant at the 78 acre Heritage campus, which includes Green Hills Manor, a personal care community.

    The Heritage of Green Hills |

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    Berks student awarded ‘Stream of Learning’ Scholarship

    Pennsylvania American Water has announced 10 students across Pennsylvania have been selected to receive Stream of Learning Scholarships, including a Berks County high school senior.

    Pennsylvania American Water |

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    Reading Public Library presents Debt Elimination program

    The Reading Public Library will present a program designed to help people pay off debt and live debt free from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 4 at the Library Foundation Building, 113 S. 4th Street.

    Reading Public Library |

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