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    Greater Berks Food Bank receives $21,000 donation from local Dunkin’ Donuts

    On Feb. 9, local Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees donated $21,000 to the Greater Berks Food Bank to help fight hunger throughout greater Philadelphia. The donation is a combined effort from Dunkin’ Donuts’ ‘Roast Hunger’ program and the Dunkin’ Donuts Joy in Childhood Foundation and will directly support the food bank’s mission to feed the hungry by acquiring and distributing food to people in need.

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    St. Joseph’s free program will help public ‘flag’ potential health issues

    Members of the public can get a free check on their body mass index, blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol at Penn State Health St. Joseph with the start of a monthly program designed to uncover early warning signs of possibly larger health issues.

  • Events

    Antietam Valley Community Partnership Community Dinner on March 4

    Join us for our 5th annual Community Golumpki or Chili Dinner! All you can eat chili or golumpkis, drink, coffee, and dessert for $10 in advance or $12.50 at the door. All homemade by our dedicated volunteers. Eat in or take out from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, at the Antietam High School, 100 Antietam Road, Reading, Pa. 19606.

  • Entertainment

    Berks Choir Games March 10 at Abe Lincoln Ballroom

    The Berks Choir Games was established by the Reading Choral Society in 2014 as a festival to share, inspire, and celebrate the continued creation of and love for excellent and diverse choral music in Berks County and beyond. This is the 4th year of our festival, and this year we will once again be focusing on the art of a cappella! BCG 2018 will be comprised of 3 components: Afternoon of A Cappella, Main Stage Concert, and Community Pop-Up events.

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    2018 Reading Symphony Orchestra League student audition results

    Twelve students auditioned Sunday, Feb. 4, for the Reading Symphony Orchestra League Student Scholarship and for a chance to play with the Reading Youth Orchestra.

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    Rep. Hennessey to seek re-election in Pennsylvania’s 26th House District

    State Rep. Tim Hennessey, a 25-year veteran of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, has announced that he will seek another term representing the 26th legislative district.

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    Caso resigns from Boyertown School Board

    BOYERTOWN >> Just three months after winning election to a second term in office, Boyertown School board member Robert Caso has tendered his resignation.

  • Entertainment

    Ice Age Mammals exhibit on display now at Reading Public Museum

    After the Dinosaurs: Ice Age Mammals on view now through May 6, 2018 at the Reading Public Museum.

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    Genesius Theatre presents “Thoroughly Modern Mille”

    Genesius Theatre’s Theatrical Teen Company is performing that thoroughly modern musical “Thoroughly Modern Mille.” Each year at this time the Genesius Teen Theatre Company, usually performs what we used to call our Junior Show, but this new batch of Genesius Teens are all grown up and so very talented that they are presenting the full version of the show, not an abbreviated version of the musical.

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    Historic Dreibelbis Farm hosts new activity, wintertime nature walk

    On Sunday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m., the Historic Dreibelbis Farm in Virginville is hosting a new activity, a “wintertime nature walk” with a trek into the farm’s fields and nature trail.