IBEW Local Union 1671

PO Box 113
Birdsboro, PA 19508, USA

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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 ...

Theater director accused of sexually abusing 14-year-old boy

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 11:18:28 -0700

A Berks County theater director is facing charges of sexual abuse with a 14-year-old. Mark Allen Drey, 55, of Exeter Township, is accused of inappropriately touching and 'sexting' with the teen, who was a performer in one of the youth productions at Alpha/Omega Playhouse . "Mr. Drey made an effort to groom this victim to be abused and molested," said Berks County Chief Deputy District Attorney ...

Dealing with Giants' Donnell

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:17:34 -0700

New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell is having a pretty good year so far, on field and as a fantasy owner.

Green Dragon roars back after fire

Sat, 27 Sep 2014 05:17:52 -0700

Less than two weeks after flames tore through the Green Dragon Market, the popular Lancaster County attraction reopened to crowds of shoppers on Friday. Even vendors whose shops were damaged and destroyed in the Sept. 13 blaze were back up-and-running. "Family and friends said, 'you know, set it up, set a table up' and I'm like, 'I think I can do that,' so I'm here," said Wanda England, owner of ...

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