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Citadel to sponsor Chesco country music festival |Feb 21, 2018

Exton >> Citadel Federal Credit Union has announced that it is the title sponsor a new, three-day country music festival coming to Chester County in August.

Kutztown Rotary Club Farmers Night celebrates agriculture |Feb 22, 2018

Kutztown Rotary Club hosted its 82nd annual Farmers Night Dinner at Kutztown Grange Feb. 21.

Iconic barn torn down to make way for future development in Ontelaunee Township |Feb 21, 2018

In Ontelaunee Township, across from the Leesport Diner, this iconic barn at the intersection of Routes 61 and 73 was torn down on Feb. 20 to make way for future development of the 22 acre tract along Route 61 owned by the Greater Berks Development Fund.

Troop 48 leader accomplishments celebrated in its 100th year |Feb 21, 2018

While local Boy Scout Troop 48 celebrated their 100th Year Anniversary, many accomplishments were also celebrated for their members.

Kutztown Optimists host 10th annual FriendFest benefit |Feb 22, 2018

In the middle of a winter storm, beer and wine enthusiasts gathered for the 10th annual FriendFest in Kutztown on Feb. 17 to contribute toward the Optimist Club’s youth programs and help Friend Inc.

Conestoga Christian School student receives two congressional nominations |Feb 21, 2018

At age 8 Carissa Earnest decided that she wanted to go to the naval academy. Her parents thought it might be just a passing phase, but Carissa has been determined to follow that dream ever since. It wasn’t long before she decided that she wanted to learn to fly.

Tri County Record Community Calendar Feb. 27 |Feb 21, 2018

Submit events about 10 days in advance of publication date to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com. Note Tri County Record Calendar.

Tel Hai sponsors annual food drive to support local families |Feb 21, 2018

Tel Hai Retirement Community invites the community to participate in the Annual Tel Hai Food Drive from March 1 to 30, benefiting the Twin Valley Food Pantry in Morgantown and the Honey Brook Food Pantry in Honey Brook.

Twin Valley Elementary Center announces Annual Used Book Sale |Feb 21, 2018

The Twin Valley Elementary Center (TVEC) needs your donations to help make the Annual Used Book Sale sale a success. If you have books or other items to sell, please keep an eye out for bins at local businesses throughout the month of March We will happily accept your gently used books, DVDs, CDs, puzzles, and audio books.

Robeson Lutheran Preschoolers participate in Presidents Day lesson |Feb 22, 2018

The Pre-Kindergarteners of Robeson Lutheran Preschool in Mohnton had a special visitor on Feb. 15 to help them learn about Presidents Day and how the government works. Rep. Mark Gillen, of the 128th District, joined the children for a story and discussion of how a law is made.

Amity Township Crime Watch hosts Annual Community Shredding Event |Feb 22, 2018

Amity Township Crime Watch, Inc. wants to provide an easy, safe way for residents and small businesses in our area to get rid of their documents they no longer need. Our goal is to help stop identify theft.

Thrivent named one of the world’s most ethical companies |Feb 21, 2018

Thrivent, a not-for-profit membership organization that helps Christians be wise with money and live generously, announced today it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies.

$15,000 in scholarships to be awarded to Chester County-area students |Feb 21, 2018

Benchmark Federal Credit Union has opened a call for entries to Chester County-area students as well as existing membership to compete for five college scholarships totaling $15,000.

PLCB accepting bids for expired liquor licenses |Feb 21, 2018

Harrisburg >> The fifth round of bidding is underway for expired restaurant liquor licenses in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Tuesday issued an invitation to bid in the latest auction for the expired licenses.

Centre Township residents terrorized by explosions |Feb 23, 2018

Nearly 60 people packed the Centre Township Board of Supervisors meeting on Feb. 19 to be heard on two hot button issues, Schuylkill Hill Road and being terrorized by explosions.

Kutztown integrates STEAM into everyday classroom |Feb 23, 2018

The Kutztown Area School District unveiled a new STEAM initiative on Feb. 16 at the Kutztown Middle School.

Gilbertsville woman charged with retail theft from Kohl’s |Feb 23, 2018

NORTH COVENTRY >> A Gilbertsville woman has been charged after she allegedly tried to take merchandise from Kohl’s Department Store without paying.

March 1 deadline set for filling vacant Lower Pottsgrove seat |Feb 23, 2018

LOWER POTTSGROVE >> Township commissioners made official Thursday what most people already knew —<URL destination="http://www.pottsmerc.com/article/MP/20180209/NEWS/180209730"> that Stephen Klotz has resigned from the board.

Trucker loses control of rig after ‘sneezing fit’ on Route 73 |Feb 23, 2018

COLEBROOKDALE >> Part of Route 73 in Colebrookdale is shut down after a tractor-trailer left the road and got stuck in an embankment.