In Other News

The King’s Academy students turn classroom into coral reef

By Shea Singley|

Felicia Fisher’s Slice Of Life: Serving up chocolate...very hot

You simply can’t go wrong with chocolate and since Americans consume 2.8 BILLION pounds of it per year, it’s safe to say I’m not the only one who agrees with that sentiment. The irony of my extolling the virtues of chocolate is th...

By Felicia Fisher Columnist |


  • General news

    Adorable Adoptables: This Chihuahua just wants to cuddle

    #8008 Aren’t I just the cutest little ball of love you’ve ever seen? I am a 7-year-old neutered male Chihuahua.

    Provided by the Animal Rescue League of Berks County |

  • Business

    Western Chester County Chamber of Commerce honors three local business people

    Among the highlights of the Western Chester County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Dinner Celebration was much-deserved kudos for Chip Breuninger, Fred Breuninger and Doug Thompson.

    Western Chester County Chamber of Commerce |

  • General news

    Three families purchase toys for Haylee’s Christmas Tree Project

    Three families from the Living Waters Fellowship congregation purchased toys for Haylee’s Christmas Tree Project.

    Submitted by Lois Swaim |

  • General news

    Saucony Creek Regional Authority sewer module exemption struck down

    After a successful appeal by the Kutztown Borough Council, the Environmental Hearing Board struck down the sewer module exemption awarded to Maxatawny Township by the Department of Environmental Protection, according to esquire to the council, Keith Mooney.

    By Joe Brown For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Owen J. teacher uses passion for scuba and outdoors to help students

    BUCKTOWN >> How does a school district deal with truancy and behavior issues when the students simply have no interest in traditional education? Challenge them!

    By Gailynne Ferguson For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Jay Leno brings his comedy to Berks County

    Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, lovable TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist Jay Leno will be at the Santander Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Feb. 12 for one night only!

    Courtesy of Santander Arena |

  • General news

    Sixth annual Christmas celebration gets Birdsboro in holiday spirit

    Crowds huddled closely to keep warm Dec. 13 at the sixth annual Christmas in Birdsboro celebration held in Main Bird Park. The event included horse-drawn carriage rides, visits with Santa, food and craft vendors, and the biggest crowd pleaser of all — fireworks.

    By Ambre Juryea-Amole 21st Century Media |

  • Shootings

    Bradley Stone, suspected killer of 6, found dead

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> The manhunt for suspected mass murderer Bradley Stone has ended with his apparent suicide.

    By Oscar Gamble @OGamble_TH on Twitter |

  • Features/People

    Big Shot: Elverson teen gets her first buck

    Grace Brown, age 14, of Elverson, hunted her very first buck - a large 8 point! Grace’s dad, Andrew, and good friend, Craig Shenk were with Grace on this exciting day! Way to go Grace!! We’re all proud of you!

    Submitted By Kim Brown |

  • General news

    Boy Scout Troop 555 and Cub Scout Pack 595 remember Pearl Harbor in Birdsboro

    Local Scout Troops remembered those who lost their lives in the Pearl Harbor attacks and honored veterans with a flag raising ceremony Sunday, Dec. 7.

    Emily Thiel

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