In Other News

Pedal Paddle offers taste of outdoor activities

By Eileen Faust |

Fleetwood Community Theatre’s ‘Peter Pan’ took audiences on a magical adventure

Young area actors got to soar to new heights in Fleetwood Community Theatre’s summer production of “Peter Pan,” much to the delight of the audience at Fleetwood Area High School last weekend. ...

By Cheryl Thornburg |


  • Arts and entertainment

    Music in the Grove features old time country & gospel Aug. 10

    St. John Center Lutheran Church again welcomes this year “Just Friends” and “Potter’s Clay” to Music in the Grove on Sunday evening, August 10 at 6 p.m.

    From St. John Center |

  • Lifestyle

    G-STEM Program introduces teens to the world of environmental science

    For participating Pottstown Middle School students, Montgomery County Community College’s G-STEM— Green Science, Technology, Engineering and Math—program was the first opportunity they ever had to explore the Schuylkill River, hold crayfish or see schools of minnows swim by their legs.

    From Montgomery County Community College |

  • General news

    Emergency responders train Boyertown area youth during Emergency Response Explorer Weekend

    These days it’s never too soon to start thinking about the future—and when that future could potentially save lives, than it seems all is for the better.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • General news

    Boyertown Wellness Council votes for a change in name but not purpose

    Often considered an initiative of the Boyertown School District, the independent Boyertown Area Community Wellness Council voted at its quarterly meeting in April, to change its name to Wellness Council of Boyertown (WCB).


  • Baseball

    Boyertown Bear Paws eliminated from state regional tournament

    The Boyertown Bear-Paws completed a successful season last week when they were eliminated from the state regional tournament. The Bear-Paws were 3-2 in the tournament and finished the season with an overall record of 30-6.


  • General news

    1 pulled from burning truck after four-car crash near Kutztown

    RICHMOND TWP. — A Mohnton man was pulled from his burning pickup truck by a passing motorist after a four-car crash on Route 222 around 1:30 p.m. Monday, police said.

    By Eileen Faust |

  • General news

    Artists to create mural at Collegeville’s Power House

    Their six original murals include the ones they’ve created for the Minerva D. Braemer Medical Arts Building at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery, Norriton Fire Engine Company 61 and Meadowood Senior Living community.

    By M. English For 21st Century Media |

  • Columnists

    Pickin’ in Pa by Ellen Geisel Time is relative!

    Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Cuckoo. Cuckoo. Bong. Bong. Do you have old clocks in your house? Do you carry an old pocket watch or have an old wristwatch? If you do, then I’m sure you recognize the above sounds. There’s nothing like an old clock! Sometimes the sound of an old clock can be soothing, but other times, they tend to keep us awake at night, especially if they chime every 15 minutes!


  • Swimming

    Area swimmers compete in Junior Olympics

    Recently, 10 swimmers from the Boyertown swim team qualified and competed in the Junior Olympics at the Glouster County Institute of Technology.

    By Phil Haddad For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Pottsgrove Manor to host summer textile workshops for kids

    On Sundays in August, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., historic Pottsgrove Manor will offer a series of workshops, focusing on a different colonial textile art each week. Kids 8 to 12 years old can learn historical crafts and take home their creations in these fun sessions.

    From Pottsgrove Manor |

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