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Kutztown Borough Council remembers former president Mac Eidle

By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|

Hamburg native Richard Etchberger appointed Utah State University vice provost

Utah State University Interim Provost Laurens H. Smith announced the appointment to a key position within the university’s academic administration. ...

By Eric Warren Utah State Today,|


  • News

    King celebration lauds progress, reminds there is still work to do

    NEW HANOVER >> The students were engaged in a familiar conversation.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: This cake spreads some sweetness

    One taste of that deliciously creamy spread — Nutella — and I was hooked. It wasn’t long before I made one of the best coffee cake-like desserts using this hazelnut spread. This recipe is a sugar cookie dough with an additional egg. You will adore the crispy topping, as will the super easy preparation.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • News

    Tour bus catches fire in Douglassville

    DOUGLASSVILLE >> A Klein Transportation bus caught fire Tuesday morning, leaving the front end charred and destroyed.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • News

    Fleetwood Middle School Day of Caring honors Martin Luther King Jr.

    Standing tall in the hallway of Fleetwood Area Middle School are two minions constructed out of 2,300 cans of food, which will be donated to the Greater Berks Food Bank as part of the school’s Day of Caring on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 16.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Entertainment

    Find what you want to drive at Philadelphia International Auto Show

    A Philadelphia institution since 1902, the Philadelphia International Auto Show lets you get up-close looks at models from more than 40 manufacturers. There will be more than 700 vehicles in all.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    Chestnut Knoll takes on a ‘Positive Approach’ to caring for seniors

    “We are always striving to be the best of the best, to look for ways to improve upon ourselves and our delivery of service to our residents, so that, ultimately, they can have the best quality of life at Chestnut Knoll,” said Shawn Barndt, executive director.

    Chestnut Knoll|

  • News

    Boyertown woman shares why she’s taking part in the Women’s March

    Boyertown and Pottstown area women will be joining thousands expected to take part in the Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21, the day after Inauguration Day.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • Food

    NUTRITION: Turmeric should take root in our diets

    Every year a new superfood emerges as the next must-have ingredient for good health. Such nutritional powerhouses as kale, quinoa and acai build in popularity until it seems like these once exotic ingredients become household names, found in many mainstream restaurant menus.

    By LeeAnn Weintraub Special to Digital First Media|

  • News

    Tax increase projected in Boone preliminary budget

    AMITY >> Daniel Boone School Board members agreed at their Jan. 9 meeting to increase the 2017-18 millage from 29.7 mills to the maximum allowed of 31.09 mills.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Pottstown churches remember legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    POTTSTOWN >> The Rev. James Allen can still remember the first time he ever met the Rev. Dr Martin Luther King Jr. He was still in the seminary in Atlanta, Ga. at the time and was so poor he needed to stretch the $0.50 in his pocket from Sunday until the following Friday when he would be paid again.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

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