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Genesius Kids present ‘The Music Man Kids’

From Genesius Theatre|

Reading Symphony presents an evening of all-Gershwin works

The Reading Symphony Orchestra presents an evening of all-Gershwin works, entitled Glorious Gershwin, on Saturday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the Santander Performing Arts Center. Acclaimed British pianist Simon Mulligan joins the orchestra, led by Ma...



  • Hamburg students create 1920s Speakeasy, portray historical figures

    Giving the password provided entry into a 1920s Speakeasy created by AP U.S. History students at Hamburg High School on March 15.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Entertainment

    ON STAGE: Upper Darby Performing Arts Center presents ‘Artrageous’

    “Artrageous,” a one-of-a-kind interactive art and music experience, will be staged at Upper Darby Performing Art Center on March 22 at 7:30 p.m. A team of artists paints at electric speed and creates giant works of art accompanied by live music, powerful vocals and creative choreography. “Artrageous” is a unique visual journey of wild inspiration, creativity and family fun.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • News

    Pottstown library to host ‘Bridges out of Poverty’ program March 20

    POTTSTOWN >> The Pottstown Regional Public Library will host Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities on Tuesday, March 20, at 6 p.m.

    Digital First Media|

  • News

    Police warn against drinking and driving on St. Patrick’s Day

    Police are reminding area residents to be smart about driving this St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

    Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT HIGHLIGHTS: K.Flay kicks off the week’s best bets

    Welcome to “Seven in Seven,” where each Friday we take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out in the coming days.

    By Michael Christopher For Digital First Media |

  • Opinion

    Letter: Brace yourselves for KutzPatty Day on March 24

    Dear Editor, Some timely advice for new neighbors in our community.


  • News

    Hop on over to EGGstravaganza at the Berks County Heritage Center

    The Berks County Parks and Recreation Department’s annual EGGstravaganza is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Berks County Heritage Center, in Bern Township.

    From Berks County Parks and Recreation Department|

  • News

    Lions show their appreciation

    Frystown Lions Club President Dennis Zerbe presented Gregg Smith, manager of Esther’s Restaurant in Fredericksburg, with a certificate of sincere appreciation and personal thanks for allowing the club to “sell” its nuts at Esther’s in the club’s only yearly fundraiser and also for the staff’s warm hospitality. Those funds have been used for the club’s service projects including recognizing the Tulpehocken School District’s Peace Poster...

    Submitted by club secretary Lion Adele R. Argot|

  • News

    Hawk Mountain updates Silhouette Trail with new raptors

    The international award-winning, ADA accessible Silhouette Trail, which meanders through Hawk Mountain’s ridge-top forest between the Trail Head and South Lookout, has undergone another display transformation. The trail-side gallery now features 7 new raptor silhouettes, this time of a specific bird of prey.

    From Hawk Mountain Sanctuary|

  • News

    Stadium problems force Boyertown to move graduation to Reading

    BOYERTOWN >> Due to unresolved questions about the safety of the high school stadium, the Boyertown Area School Board voted Tuesday night to move the June 7 high school graduation to the Santander Arena in downtown Reading.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

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