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Photos: Phillie Phanatic visits fans in Gilbertsville

Somewhat of an annual event at The Goddard School of Gilbertsville — Phillies’ mascot Phillie Phanatic visited fans on Tuesday, July 19. ...

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    Maxatawny proposed ordinance prevents KPD from patrolling, making arrests in township

    The Maxatawny Township supervisors discussed during their July 13 meeting a proposed ordinance that would prevent Kutztown Borough police from patrolling and making arrests in Maxatawny Township.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Motorcyclist killed in crash in Honey Brook Township

    HONEY BROOK TOWNSHIP >> Pennsylvania State Police at the Embreeville barracks are investigating a fatal crash that left a motorcyclist dead July 17.

    By Adam Farence afarence@21st-centurymedia.com @afarence on Twitter |

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    John Armato and Matt Moyer show Trojan pride while enjoying outdoor adventure

    With Pottstown Trojan Pride, you can climb any mountain, or in this case, once you’re at the top you can repel down the waterfall. Pottstown School District Director of Community Relations, John Armato, and Rupert Elementary Principal, Matt Moyer, enjoy the outdoor adventure at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.

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    Art teacher and family show their pride while playing mini golf

    There is nothing mini about the “We Are Pottstown” pride that Rupert art teacher Athena Procsal and her husband Pottstown Borough Councilman Ryan show as they play a round of family golf at the Pottstown Manatawny Green Miniature Golf Course. Caddies for the day were Rob Shoener, his daughter Lily and Procsal’s niece, Magnolia Singer. Great family fun is another reason to “proud to be from Pottstown.”

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    8th annual Run for Taylor in Hamburg honors Taylor Seitzinger’s love of community and competition

    Sunny skies welcomed participants in the 8th Annual Run for Taylor this Sunday, July 17, at the Hamburg Area High School outdoor track.

    By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media |

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    Family Services’ Project HEARTH needs volunteers to work with seniors

    Family Services’ Project HEARTH (Helping Elderly Adults Remain in Their Homes) is in need of dedicated volunteers to work with seniors living in Pottstown, Royersford and the Lower Perkiomen Valley.

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    20th Annual Cash Raffle benefits seniors

    The 20th annual TriCounty Active Adult Center’s cash raffle has begun! Formerly the Pottstown Area Seniors’ Center car raffle, the contest has been updated along with the image of the Center. The grand prize drawing will be held on Labor Day, Sept. 5 at 5 p.m. and the grand prize winner will win $15,000 cash. In addition, there are seven cash prizes from $250 to $50.

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    PLCB celebrates grand opening of Gilbertsville’s Fine Wine & Good Spirits

    On July 18, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) reopened a re-branded and refurbished Fine Wine & Good Spirits store at the Gilbertsville Shopping Center, 1050 East Philadelphia Avenue, in Gilbertsville.

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  • Lifestyle

    Cat Angel Network: Meet Fern & Edith, a playful pair in need of a forever family

    Fern, a very pretty tortie, and her sister, Edith, a beautiful brown tabby, were born in July 2015. They were living outside as kittens with their mom when a nice woman found them in her yard in Elverson and took them inside so they would all be safe.

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    Adoptables from the Montco SPCA

    We would like to introduce everyone to the very adorable sister pair, Cupcake and Snowflake. These dazzling Cocker Spaniel and Spitz mix sisters are hoping there is a home big enough for both of them. They are both five years young and are very bonded with one another. They love going on car rides and don’t mind going for walks either. They are affectionate with their people, but they can be a bit shy at first around new humans. Cupcake and Snowflake still have occasional accidents in...

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