In Other News

Pedal Paddle offers taste of outdoor activities

By Eileen Faust |

Fleetwood Community Theatre’s ‘Peter Pan’ took audiences on a magical adventure

Young area actors got to soar to new heights in Fleetwood Community Theatre’s summer production of “Peter Pan,” much to the delight of the audience at Fleetwood Area High School last weekend. ...

By Cheryl Thornburg |


  • Crime

    State Police search for Berks County Prison inmate who did not return from work release

    Pennsylvania State Police are searching for Randy Allen Robertson, 24, of Reading, who escaped from Berks County Prison in Bern Twp. after he failed to return to the prison from work release at the required time on July 31 at 6:30 p.m.


  • Automobile racing

    Hodnett and Laubach win Thunder on the Hill

    The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series continued its’ 25th anniversary season on July 29 with the popular 410 Sprints and the Race of Champions Modifieds in a spectacular double-header. Greg Hodnett earned a $5,000 payday for winning the 35 lap 410 Sprint feature event, his fourth win in a row at Grandview Speedway.


  • General news

    Newly opened Divots Bar and Grill to host deck party Aug. 1

    Regardless of the 30-minute rule, you can now take a swim between your meal and dessert at a newly opened restaurant located in the Flying Hills Village Center.

    Emily Thiel

  • General news

    Flamin’ Dick and the Hot Rods take to the Reading Fair stage

    Flamin’ Dick and the Hot Rods will take the stage at the Reading Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 7 and 9 p.m. The band, who started playing the Reading Fair in 2009, describe themselves as a ‘50s and ‘60s Rock-n-Roll Party Band. They play a variety of music spanning 1955 to 1968 – “The golden years of Rock-n-Roll,” as they put it. The classic songs played by Flamin’ Dick and the Hot Rods have the sound and feel of the artists they cover – artists...

    By Steven Stolley For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Caregivers find support

    The Kutztown Community Library hosts a caregiver support group sponsored by the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Their meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of every month.

    By Steven Stolley For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    St. Luke’s health care providers and administrators battle mud, water and fire in Spartan Race

    As health care providers, you work together with your team, apply your skills, put your best foot forward and approach each day ready to take on whatever situation comes your way. When a team of St. Luke’s employees recently got together to compete in the Spartan Race, they used this same approach.


  • Events

    Science fable fuels curious minds at Morgantown Village Library

    Once upon a time, a “talking, thinking, fly-eating” frog and a “whining, petulant, beautiful-from-the-inside-out” princess told a tale of science and reasoning.

    By Arundhati Das For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Twin Valley Alumni Spotlight Moffett & Torres own Cafe 110, Morgantown

    In an effort to recognize and support Twin Valley alumni, the Twin Valley Community Education Foundation has created an “Alumni Spotlight” section which is featured in TVCEF’s monthly newsletters. The “Alumni Spotlight” highlights a different Twin Valley alum every month who is doing great things in their professional or personal life. If you would like to receive the “Alumni Spotlight” in your inbox, please visit and join our email list. If you know a Twin Valley alum who...

    From Twin Valley Community Education Foundation |

  • Columns

    A Look Back in History by Richard L.T. Orth: Fraktur among the Pennsylvania Dutch

    As devout a Christian people as the Quakers were, they did not express their religious belief as dynamic as the Pennsylvania Dutch/Germans, whose American Folk Art naturally spilled over from the Bible into all their furniture and household belongings. These Rhineland immigrants, who feared being crucified for their religious beliefs in Europe by rival Kings; upon stepping onto what we now know as America, beginning in 1683, were for the first time in their lives free to practice whichever...


  • General news

    ‘Healthy Me’ Walk in the Park with the Boyertown Community slated this Saturday

    Get some fresh air and have a healthy season! Join St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care, the Boyertown Lions Club, the Rotary Club, and the Kiwanis Club for an Intergenerational Walk in the Park on Saturday, Aug. 2, at 10 a.m.

    From Chestnut Knoll |

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