In Other News

The Historian: Cazenove’s journey through Pennsylvania, 1794

By Robert Wood Columnist |

New Hanover Historical Society slates May program

New Hanover >>The May meeting of the New Hanover Historical Society will feature an illustrated talk by Jim McClelland about how cannon were made in Pennsylvania for the American Revolution. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2...



  • News

    Honey Brook: 32 compete in Spring Bocce Ball Tournament

    The Memorial Day weekend in Honey Brook got off to a great start on Saturday May 23 when 32 people representing 8 teams played in the annual Spring Bocce Ball Tournament at the Honey Brook Borough courts.

    By Tom Norlen Bocce Planning Committee |

  • Sports

    Local athletes take part in state track & field meet

    SHIPPENSBURG >> Garden Spot High School junior Javon McIntyre finished sixth in the boys Class AAA 400-meter dash with a time of 49.90 seconds during the PIAA Track & Field Championships at Seth Grove Stadium on the campus of Shippensburg University on May 22-23.

    By Barry Sankey @BarryBSankey1 on Twitter |

  • News

    Resident questions new Boyertown School Board policy for asking questions

    Since last August, residents of the Boyertown Area School District have been offered the chance to ask the administration questions online.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Birdsboro man charged with double homicide in Reading

    A Birdsboro man is being charged with a double homicide that took place Wednesday morning, May 27, after turning himself in to Reading Police two hours after the shooting.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Features/People

    The Center at Spring Street has a new bus

    The Center at Spring Street, located at 200 West Spring Street in Boyertown, is a gathering place for active older adults 55 years of age and over who are wanting to stay active and connected with other seniors in the community.

    From The Center at Spring Street |

  • Events

    Cruze In For A Cure — A car show and more

    The” Miracles From Him” team, a segment of Relay For Life of Boyertown, is gearing up for a “car show and more” benefiting American Cancer Society. The event is set for Saturday, June 6, from 12 to 4 p.m. on Morningstar Fellowship grounds, 100 Limekiln Rd., Bechtelsville.

    From Cruze In For A Cure 2015 chair |

  • Opinion

    Focus on the Family: Daughter’s put-downs with boyfriend worry parents

    Q: Am I being too sensitive about the put-downs and insults my daughter and her boyfriend toss back and forth at each other? She acts like it’s no big deal, but I’m alarmed and don’t consider this to be healthy behavior.


  • Opinion

    So you’re saving for retirement- Now what?

    When discussing retirement, there are dozens of questions you can ask yourself. Do you want immediate access to your money or do you want guaranteed income over your lifetime? Keep in mind guarantees are based on the financial strength and claims paying ability of the issuing insurance company. Are you concerned how long your retirement savings are going to last you? Do you want to harness the market to potentially grow your retirement assets or would you want to be more conservative?

    Thrivent Financial |

  • Features/People

    Volunteers serve meal at Hope Rescue Mission

    A group of fifteen people, members of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Boyertown, travelled out to Reading to serve a meal at Hope Rescue Mission on Sunday, May 3.


  • Lifestyle

    Chestnut Knoll residents show off green thumbs and passion for gardening

    The gardens at Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care are flourishing once again, thanks to the hard work and dedication of residents at Chestnut Knoll and members of the Pottstown Garden Club. This season, residents have been able to get some fresh air and plant vegetables in the garden, in preparation for later use in the kitchen to be part of their daily meals.

    From Chestnut Knoll |

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