In Other News

Patriotic Hamburg legion roof depicts American flag

By Lisa Mitchell|

Check out Internet hotspot device from Bernville Library

Berks County library patrons can now check out an Internet hotspot device for a monthly charge from the Bernville Area Community Library, which is the only library in Berks County to offer this service. ...

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

    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 |

  • News

    Boyertown church garden promotes community effort

    A community garden launched back in 2014 continues to thrive, with plans to donate a majority of food to local food banks.

    Rebecca Blanchard

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