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Birdsboro, PA 19508, USA

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Pa. congressional races in the homestretch

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:45:20 -0700

Republicans in the Philadelphia suburbs appear poised to capitalize on a strong year for their party when it comes to Congress.

Blazers hoping to reclaim Pig Iron Trophy Friday

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:31:15 -0700

Daniel Boone and Exeter are both in the District 3 tournament heading into Friday. But that takes a back seat to the Pig Iron Trophy, which is up for grabs in the game. The Eagles have won the game the last two seasons. They will come into this game as slight favorites, but Boone has played tough all year. The Blazers are fired up to get the trophy back so, it's sure to be a physical game on ...

Humane Society of Berks County puts out urgent plea for donations

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:04:21 -0700

The Humane Society of Berks County has put out an urgent need for donations. Cat and dog food has reached a critically low level, and officials are now calling on the public for help. The shelves are bare inside, leaving the Humane Society with about only a week's worth of food left for its Ani-meals program. "Last week, we were almost completely out," said Leann Quire, operations director. The ...

Winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket sold in Berks County

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:03:19 -0700

If you want to try boosting your chances of winning the lottery, you may want to buy your ticket in Birdsboro. The Turkey Hill on Main Street sold a Cash 5 ticket that correctly matched all five balls to win $325,000 in Tuesday's drawing, according to the Pennsylvania Lottery. It's at least the fourth big prize-winning ticket to be sold in Birdsboro in recent years. In fact, the same Turkey Hill ...

PA Lottery Cash 5 Ticket Worth $325,000 Sold in Berks County

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:56:36 -0700

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $325,000 from the Tuesday, Oct. 28, drawing was sold at Turkey Hill Minit Market, 3321 Main St., Birdsboro, Berks County. The ticket correctly matched all five balls,...

KHS Band finishes up competition season

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:10:03 -0700

HERSHEY, Pa. - The Keyser High School Band finished its 2014 competition season with a score of 88.10 and a 14th place in the 2-O category at the Atlantic Coast Finals in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

VIDEO: Maddox family's "one cow" philosophy changed industry

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:39:50 -0700

The story behind Maddox Dairy started back in 1957 with one man and one calf. Dairy farmer Doug Maddox adopted a simple philosophy: Treat every cow as if it were his only cow.

Tractor trailer overturns in crash on Route 422 in Exeter

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:48:07 -0700

An accident involving a tractor trailer and a car created quite a mess on Perkiomen Avenue-Route 422 in Exeter Township on Friday. The crash was reported shortly before 12:45 p.m. on Perkiomen at Lincoln Road, across from the Dairy Queen. "All I heard was a loud boom, like an explosion," said Paola Carbonell, who lives nearby. "I knew it was a car accident right away because there are always car ...

Berks theater director charged with sexual assault of 2nd teen

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:30:58 -0700

The director of a community theater group in Berks County is in more trouble with the law. On Tuesday, prosecutors filed additional criminal charges against Mark Allen Drey, the co-founder and director of the Alpha/Omega Players in Birdsboro. "I am worried. I really do not want him around here anymore," said Natalie Carrier. Natalie Carrier is one of the many parents growing concerned after ...

Healthways SilverSneakersĀ® Fitness Announces 2014 Richard L. Swanson Inspiration Award Winner

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 04:18:16 -0700

CHANDLER, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Healthways (NASDAQ: HWAY) is pleased to announce that Chandler, Arizona, resident Grace Ruby has been selected as the winner of the 2014 Richard L. Swanson Inspiration Award. Ruby, a 90-year-old cancer survivor, was selected for her inspiring story of overcoming adversity, improving her health and happiness, and being a dedicated SilverSneakersĀ® champion ...

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