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Boyertown Area Fire & Rescue report to early morning structure fire

From Boyertown Area Fire & Rescue |

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 |



    A Look Back in History: Pennsylvania Dutch and their reverence for stone

    The widespread use of fieldstone for houses, barns, and mills is quite well-known and a number of structures survive in the area remain in fine shape. However, the stone culture of early Pennsylvania was quite elaborate, and stone was used for practically for every purpose. Fieldstone arched bridges which dotting the landscape by the hundreds just a century ago or more ago are now rare. Even more rare, if not impossible to find, is the coping style roof trim which adorned the stone walls...

    By Richard L.T. Orth Columnist |

  • Music

    Historic State Theatre Of Boyertown Born Cross-Eyed To Celebrate St. Stephens Day Concert

    The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown is proud to present Born Cross-Eyed in concert on Friday, Dec. 26 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held at 61 N. Reading Avenue in Boyertown.

    From The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown |

  • Events

    Holiday food drive, Santa run slated for Lower Pottsgrove TWP

    Shawn Watson wasn’t always the owner of three flourishing businesses in Lower Pottsgrove and Douglass Townships and a member of the Lower Pottsgrove Township Board of Commissioners. There was a time when he knew what it was to struggle through life.

    By Gil Cohen For 21st Century Media |

  • Holidays

    Pottstown MOMS Club holds Gift-A-Way Event

    Most folks can use a little extra help from time to time—and what better time than the holiday season.

    By Jesi Yost For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Schwank, Argall, Community and Business Leaders, First Responders meet on Route 222

    Heeding the growing concerns about the safety of Route 222, state Sens. Judy Schwank (D-11) and David Argall (R-29) met here last night with local leaders to work towards solutions that would make the highway less deadly.

    From the Senate of Pennsylvania |

  • 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 |

  • 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 |

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