In Other News

Von Dohren grabs 3rd modified win of season at Grandview

By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

Patriotic Hamburg legion roof depicts American flag

The Hamburg American Legion Post 527 shows their patriotism by creating a large American flag with roof shingles. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|



    Tax increase approved

    Hamburg Area school directors gave final approval for the 2016-17 budget, which includes a .25 mill tax increase, on June 20.

    By Arch Kurtz For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Northeast Berks Chamber announces 2016 Shining Star Awards

    For a third year, the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce, Kutztown, announces the Shining Star Awards to be held at the Berkleigh Golf Club, 14623 Kutztown Road, Kutztown, on Thursday, Sept. 29. Last year, Berks Encore, a nonprofit represented by LuAnn Oatman, President and CEO, received the ultimate recognition - Member of the Year.

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce |

  • News

    State Police: Children’s slide at Centerport playground vandalized

    State Police at Hamburg are currently investigating an incident of criminal mischief that occurred in the Centerport Borough on June 13 between 8 and 11 p.m.


  • News

    Hawk Mountain receives grant from PPL Foundation for public programming

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 grant from the PPL Foundation.

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary |

  • Lifestyle

    Hamburg Item Calendar June 29

    Submit to Calendar: E-mail event listings to Note Item Calendar in e-mail subject.


  • Lifestyle

    LIVE BLOG: Chester County Hot Air Balloon begins today

    For many in Chester County and the tri-state area, June means hot air but not so much in terms of temperature nor misleading messages.


  • News

    Lift up a child’s voice, become a CASA volunteer

    Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Berks County invites you to attend their upcoming informational sessions to learn how CASA makes a difference in the lives of abused and neglected children. Court appointed special advocates are volunteers empowered by the courts to advocate for children in foster care, to help protect their rights and safety and to guide them through the child welfare system.

    CASA of Berks County |

  • News

    ReadingFilm and GRACT seek program manager

    The ReadingFilm office and the Greater Reading Alliance of Community Theatres are excited to announce a partnership that will create a temporary part time staff position to provide administrative support to the ReadingFilm Office, ReadingFilmFEST and Greater Reading Alliance of Community Theatres.

    ReadingFilm |

  • Entertainment

    Movie Review: ‘Warcraft’

    Regardless of how good the video games are, almost always, the movie adaptations tend not to work out so well. However, “Warcraft” does everything that fans of the game have come to love and expect; there’s action, magic, Orcs and all sorts of other fantasy that made the game such a draw in the first place.

    By Dan O’Neill Columnist |

  • Columns

    Welcome to my World: The art of auctioneering

    One of the things I enjoyed as a youngster, in the 40s and early 50s, was attending auctions, at a local home or farm sale, with Mom and Pop. Mostly, I was mesmerized by the actions of the auctioneer himself, Luther Welder. I was impressed by his style of counting and oftentimes didn’t even grasp what he said, due to such fast talking. I’d laugh at the funny things he’d say to the bidders about an item. In the end, when the bidding was over, I’d hear,...

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

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