In Other News

Motorcyclist dies after impacting with semi truck on Route 61, Tilden

By Lisa Mitchell|

Hamburg recognizes September Students of the Month

September Students of the Month at Hamburg Area High School. Senior Victoria Baumert is the daughter of Dana Baumert of Hamburg and Robert Baumert of Brooklyn, NY. Junior Nora Barter is the daughter of Joan and Andrew Barter of Hamburg. Freshman Pa...

Hamburg High School|


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    Additional 223 acres preserved in Berks

    An additional 223 acres of Berks County farmland will be preserved through the purchase of conservation easements valued at $541,250 dollars that were approved today by the Pennsylvania Agricultural Land Preservation Board, according to State Senator Judy Schwank (D-Berks), a Preservation Board member.

    Sen. Schwank’s Office|

  • Hamburg High School Aerial Boundaries choir sings at KU Choral Festival

    Hamburg High School select choir Aerial Boundaries participated in the Kutztown University High School Choral Festival Oct. 18 in Schaeffer Auditorium.

    Lisa Mitchell

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    Daniel Boone School District to strictly adhere to bus policy

    AMITY >> Following two incidents this school year of kindergarten students not properly discharged at their bus stops, the Daniel Boone School Board agreed on Oct. 10 to not allow daily and last-minute bus stop changes made by parents.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

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    Daniel Boone Optimist Club announces Halloween Parade

    The Daniel Boone Optimist Club of Douglassville would like to announce the annual Halloween Parade to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Amity Gardens.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

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    Cat Angel Network - Georgie

    Georgie is a very social kind of guy who wants more than anything else in the world to have your love and attention. He adores cuddling and petting and will respond with kitty hugs by rubbing against your legs to tell you how happy he is. He enjoys following you around the house like a puppy.


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    Elverson holiday parade reaches new heights

    ELVERSON >> It was a beautiful night for a parade. Hundreds of people lined the streets of Elverson watching all the participants. American Legion Morgantown Post 537 once again won Best in Show with their float of an Astronaut in Space. Rich Williams of Morgantown, a talented member of the Legion worked hard to design and build the float.


  • Local pastor honored for years of service

    On Sunday, Oct. 2, Pastor Edward Kurtz and his wife, Helen, were honored for more than 40 years of service to the Living Waters Fellowship Church. More than 50 members from past to present met at The Torch Community Center for a surprise celebration reunion to show their appreciation. A time of prayer and testimony was followed by cake and refreshments.


  • Petra Fall festival offers family fun Oct. 28

    Families looking for a Halloween alternative — and lots of fun — are invited to the 2016 Petra Fall Fest at Petra Church, New Holland, on Friday, Oct. 28, from 5 to 9 p.m. All are welcome, and everything but the optional purchase of food from food trucks is free!


  • Entertainment

    Forge Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family’ — a musical

    From the imagination of Charles Addams, to the pages of The New Yorker, to television screens, to the big screen, to the Broadway stage, The Addams Family has captured our hearts and secured a place in Americana right alongside Lil’ Abner and Peanuts.

    From Forge Theatre|

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