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Robesonia Pennsylvania

Inside Story 'Deep Dive': City Council President Darrell Clarke on not running for mayor

Matt O’Donnell interviews Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke in his latest Travel Mug Podcast. You can also watch Matt’s main interview with Clarke on Inside Story Sunday, June 10 at 11:30am on 6abc.
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Schuylkill Valley School board president advises grads to 'smove' through life

Wearing red and black robes, Schuylkill Valley High School’s Class of 2018 tossed their caps in the air becoming high school graduates on June 7.

Valedictorian Lucas Horrell told his fellow graduates that a big part of graduating from high school is that now they have become individuals instead of being a group of people.


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New Jersey man claims $315 million Powerball jackpot

The New Jersey man who held the sole winning ticket for last month’s $315.3 million Powerball jackpot says he was so nervous after realizing he won that he had trouble driving home.
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Philadelphia police update trespass policy after Starbucks arrests

The Philadelphia Police Department has updated its policy on when to arrest people accused of trespassing on private property nearly two months after two black men were arrested at a Starbucks where they were waiting for a meeting.
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Tulpehocken Valedictorian: 'We are the phoenix'

Tulpehocken High School Valedictorian Coty Emerich told the packed stadium of family, friends, teachers and community members, during Commencement on June 6, that the biggest lesson that the Class of 2018 has learned is the importance of resiliency.

“This year we lost two pieces of our puzzle, Sean Orner and Shanon Althouse and a beloved teacher Carl Wolf.


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Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, The Nature Conservancy partner; 2,377 acres placed in perpetual conservation easement

Standing at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary’s South Lookout in Kempton, Hawk Mountain and The Nature Conservancy announced a major conservation partnership that coincides with National Trails Week on June 7.

Hawk Mountain President Sean Grace announced that Hawk Mountain Sanctuary placed 2,377 acres in a perpetual conservation easement.


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Kutztown Class of 1943 celebrates 75th Reunion, offers advice to Class of 2018

The Kutztown High School Class of 1943 held their 75th Class Reunion at Janelle Restaurant & Catering Hall in Bowers on June 7.

“We have a get together every year, the first Thursday of June because that was our graduation day,” said LeRoy Brown. “We have seven people from our class here.”

In addition to Brown, from the Class of 1943 to attend the reunion were Ruth Follweiler, Claude Fritz, Rose Trumbauer, Joyce Hottenstein, and Paul Kunkel.


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