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  • Entertainment

    Headliners announced for The Great Pennsylvania Music & Arts Celebration

    Bill Haley Jr. and the Comets, Hector Rosado and Steel Ave. Salsa, Grammy nominated polka advocate Alex Meixner, and Purcell’s Irish Band and Irish Stepdancers with Toad Creek Ramblers and Hoedowners and Callers (led by Keith Brintzenhoff of Kutztown) will be the music headliners at the 2018 Great Pennsylvania Music & Arts Celebration (PennMArt) at the historic Allentown Fairgrounds on Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28.

  • Business

    New fitness center open in Exeter for special needs individuals

    All Abilities Fitness Center in Exeter, located at 3811 Perkiomen Avenue, Reading, Pa. 19606, a first-of-its-kind fitness center is specifically focused on adapted exercise and movement classes for the special needs population.

  • Features/People

    Kelsey Delozier,of Douglasville, honored at 2018 Women’s Leadership Awards at Indiana University

    Kelsey Delozier, of Douglasville, was recognized at the 2018 Women’s Leadership Awards at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

  • Entertainment

    5th Annual Author Pavilion hosted at Kutztown Block Party April 29

    The novelist Ernest Hemingway once famously said, “It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.”

  • News

    Berks Brew Fest celebrates all things beer

    The Berks History Center and Oakbrook Brewing Company invited the community to immerse in Berks County’s vibrant beer brewing culture, both past and present, at Berks Brewery & Breweriana Fest on April 14 at the Berks History Center in Reading.

  • News

    Local Berks County citizens join hundreds at rally to end gerrymandering

    Citizens from Berks County were among more than 800 concerned Pennsylvanians who rallied in Harrisburg on April 16 to call for a permanent solution to the extreme partisan gerrymandering that has seeded political gridlock and apathy for decades and recently put the state in the national spotlight.

  • Business

    PUC to investigate PECO rate hike request

    Harrisburg >> The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission voted Thursday to investigate PECO Energy Company’s recent request for a rate increase. The commission voted unanimously to investigate the request.

  • News

    Local runner from Narvon wins Garden Spot Village Half Marathon

    Jeremy Dovin, 14, of Narvon, finished first in the Garden Spot Village Half Marathon on Saturday, April 14, with a time of 1:20:18. This was Jeremy’s second win at Garden Spot Village. He won 3rd place in 2017 with a time of 1:23:11. He returned this year, determined to beat his previous time and take first place. He won hands-down, finishing nearly a full three minutes before the second place runner.

  • News

    Community Homeschool Players, Morgantown performs ‘Cinderella’ May 4 and 5

    Community Homeschool Players will perform “Cinderella” on May 4 and 5 at Conestoga Mennonite Church in Morgantown.

  • News

    Chester County farm planting project for the hungry - volunteers needed

    The Knights of Columbus and St. Elizabeth’s parish are hosting a farm project to help feed the hungry of Chester County on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to noon. The Knights are looking for volunteers to plant potatoes. Last year families, friends and many members of the community helped to harvest 1,800 pounds of potatoes in the fall, but it all starts with the spring planting. This is a family project so adults can come with children. Snacks and drinks are provided.