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  1. 2014 vintage assessment: Whites are aromatic, reds more balancedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Pinnacle Ridge Winery outside Kutztown, Pa., has turned into one of the region's biggest and best producers of sparkling wine. Here's a shot of Brut Rose.

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  2. Driver killed in tractor-trailer crash on interstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Police have not identified the driver who was killed after the tractor-trailer flipped onto its passenger side and blocked both westbound lanes in Greenwich Township following the crash, according to state police in Hamburg. The crash occurred about 4:30 a.m. along Interstate 78 in Berks County after a car, driven by 43-year-old Gene Scholler, became disabled and partially blocked the left lane.

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  3. State university system chancellor refuses to commit to tuition freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | PennLive.com

    State System of Higher Education Chancellor Frank Brogan refused to commit to freezing tuition next year when pressed on Thursday during a Senate budget hearing. Gov. Tom Wolf has asked for that commitment in exchange for increasing the system's funding by $48 million, to $458 million next year.

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  4. Barrels? These days, Pinnacle Ridge has them all filled with juiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Pinnacle Ridge Winery, located outside Kutztown, Pa., is starting to see its vines again after all the recent snow. The winery, located off Route 78, is open seven days a week.

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  5. Fixing U.S. Route 222 is the focus of email, call-in campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Daniel Spiegel, of Allentown, has partnered with the Facebook group "222 Sucks" to call and email the various officials to change U.S. Route 222. A campaign to change two-lane portions of U.S. Route 222 to a safer four-lane, limited access highway is kicking off on Sunday with the calling and emailing of local, state and federal officials.

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  6. Remembering John 'Mike' Bernardo: 'classy, bright, humorous and kind man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | PennLive.com

    John J. "Mike" Bernardo was the executive vice president of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors from 1969 until he retired in 1994. Prior to working for the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors, he was the director of the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Association, 1959-1964 and also was in the restaurant and bar business in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, 1964-1966.

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  7. Vynecrest Winery finds good use for its modest-sized snowpackRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Owners John and Jan Landis recently started opening bottles from their 37th harvest at Vyncrest winery in Breingisville, Pa. Jan Landis emailed earlier Monday that temperatures hit minus-7 at Vynecrest Winery in Breinigsville, in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley, this morning.

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  8. Susquenita girls win Cougar tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Point guard Lindsay Nye averages nine points on 49 percent shooting and leads Susquenita with 3.9 steals a game. On Dec. 30, Susquenita made the long trip up I-78 for a go at repeating as Kutztown tournament champions.

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  9. Susquenita and West Perry girls in the hunt for league championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | PennLive.com

    Despite drawing double teams, Susquenita's senior post star Miranda Hoover is averaging 14.3 points with three games of 20 or more. When graduation took some of the major pieces from the West Perry and Susquenita basketball programs, few could have expected the Mustangs and Blackhawks to have continued success.

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  10. Pinnacle Ridge sees interest in sparkling wines beginning to bubble upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | PennLive.com

    Brad Knapp said he started Pinnacle Ridge Winery in Kutztown, Pa., in 1993 with the idea of leaning its list toward sparkling wine. Problem was, at least early on, it didn't sell that well.

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  11. Blackhawk boys get split at Trojan tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | PennLive.com

    New Broadway plays go on the road to try out the material, test audience response and make necessary changes in preparation for debuts on the big stage. Like the director of those plays, Susquenita boys' basketball coach Jeff Deitz bussed his team out of town to open the new season and discovered one significant fact: this edition of the Blackhawks appears willing to compete.

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  12. Blair owner: Cab Franc and this part of Pa. were meant to go togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | PennLive.com

    It looks like a finished product and it tasted like it, too, but the 2013 Cabernet Franc from Blair Vineyards in Kutztown, Pa., won't be release until sometime in 2015. I've written a couple of posts about the Cabernet Franc grape and how owners and winemakers assess its potential in the region over the next decade or two.

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  13. Cabernet Franc, despite plenty of regional disciples, can be tough sell at the tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | PennLive.com

    One of the region's biggest supporters of the Cabernet Franc grape is Rich Blair of Blair Vineyards in Kutztown, Berks County. The owner makes a Cab Franc wine in addition to blending the juice into a couple of his red blends.

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  14. Regional wine picks for Thanksgiving come with this advice: Keep it simpleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | PennLive.com

    Need a dessert wine for next week? Consider Clover Hill's Late Harvest Vidal, which is still available in limited quantities at the winery in Breinigsville, near Allentown, Pa. Otherwise, consider its Chambourcin, which you can purchase through the PLCB system, the winery or any of its satellite shops.

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  15. Blair Vineyards satisfied that it squeezed more from less fruit in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | PennLive.com

    Touched base last week with Rich Blair at Blair Vineyards in Kutztown, Berks County, partly to draw his input for a story on Cabernet Franc that's being written for the next issue of Central PA magazine. At the same time, it was an opportunity to catch up with a Pennsylvania winery that has been multiplying accolades the past couple years and secure an update.

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