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Shelbourne Road bridge opens in Exeter Township

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Local physician, CRNP join Senior LIFE Reading Medical Team in Exeter Township

Emily Williams, D.O., and Deborah Kehinde, CRNP, have joined the medical staff at Senior LIFE Reading, located off Shelbourne Road in Exeter Township. ...

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    Jacob Karnchanaphati 5K raises funds for scholarships

    The JK5K is held in memory of Jacob Karnchanaphati, who passed away in the summer of 2015. He had just finished 6th grade at New Hanover Elementary, and was looking forward to trying out for the junior high soccer team. He had a passion for life, loved being with his family and friends, and could make anyone laugh!

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    Humane Pennsylvania’s premier family and pet-friendly event Sept. 15

    We are excited to announce Humane Pennsylvania’s 41st Annual Performance Toyota Walk for the Animals & Walktoberfest will be held at FirstEnergy Stadium in Reading, PA on Saturday, September 15.

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    Berks County Intermediate Unit recognizes 2018 Outstanding Community Partner

    The Berks County Intermediate Unit (BCIU) Board of Directors recognized John R. Morahan as the 2018 recipient of the BCIU Outstanding Community Partner Award at their August 16, 2018 Board meeting at the BCIU Main Office. John R. Morahan has served and continues to faithfully serve as the Chief Executive Officer of Penn State Health St. Joseph since 1999, and has led the center’s expansion and growth since that time. This is the fourth year the award has been conferred by the Berks...

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    St. Joseph Medical Center receives grant to upgrade catheterization labs

    Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center will use a $1 million dollar grant to create hybrid catheterization labs on its Bern Township campus. The technology of the hybrid catheterization labs will allow St. Joseph Medical Center to provide patients in need of cardiovascular treatment, as well as radiology and oncology procedures, with cutting-edge, exceptional care close to home.

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    Times & SBN Community Calendar Aug. 30

    Submit events about 10 days in advance of desired publication date to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com.

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    2018 Kutztown Fair Results

    The competition was fierce and the award winners can proudly display their Blue Ribbons and Rosettes from this year’s Kutztown Fair. There are over 1,000 various competitions and categories for judging and a complete list of the best of the best, the blue ribbon winners includes the following:

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    KU Foundation breaks ground on 100-room Hampton Inn

    Two investment subsidiaries of Kutztown University Foundation, Ursus Aureus and Gold Bear Ventures, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for a 100-room Hampton Inn & Suites in Kutztown on Aug. 21.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Shoey Boy Scouts host 20th anniversary Car Show

    After utilizing their rain date for the first time in recent history, Shoemakersville Boy Scout Troop #163 sponsored their 20th Annual Car Show at Perry Township Recreation Area on Aug. 19.

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    Salvation Army assists those affected by flooding in Hamburg

    Salvation Army Hamburg distributed supplies, food, water and clothing to those in Hamburg affected by the recent flooding during a free event held at First Reformed Church, Hamburg, on Aug. 20.

    Lisa Mitchell
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    Kutztown University responds to concerns regarding Lytle Hall, Old Main

    Editor’s Note: In a national story published in the Chronicle of Education, https://www.chronicle.com/article/They-Say-Their-Buildings-Are/244327, Kutztown University faculty raised concerns regarding the conditions of some of KU’s buildings on campus. University Relations released the following statement in response to the KU community.

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