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Boyertown Auto Body Works employees reunite at Museum of Historic Vehicles

From Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles|

Clay on Main announces ‘Around the Ancient World’ Summer Camp

This summer, kids between the ages 6 to 12 can spend five days learning, playing and creating in Clay on Main’s ceramics studio. The camp runs from July 30 to August 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. “We have this great facility that we want to ...



  • News

    Hamburg fatal mock crash teaches teens dangers of distracted driving

    A fatal mock crash scene played out in front of Hamburg High School on May 24.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Exeter High School senior Elizabeth Good awarded PA American Water’s Stream of Learning Scholarship

    Pennsylvania American Water announced 12 students across Pennsylvania have been selected to receive Stream of Learning Scholarships, including Exeter Township Senior High School senior Elizabeth Good, who plans to attend Lafayette College to study biology.

    From Pennsylvania American Water|

  • Exeter May Days Awards recognize students; festival rescheduled to July 20-21

    The community committee for Exeter May Days announced on May 17 that due to the current weather patterns, most events will be moved to a weekend in July.

    From Exeter May Days Community Committee|

  • Youth invited to Shoey Children’s Fair and Parade June 2

    “Let’s Make a Splash” is the theme of the 67th annual Shoemakersville’s Children’s Fair and Parade. The theme was chosen to honor the 50th anniversary of the community’s swimming pool.

    By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Single-lane roundabout opens at 222 & 662, Richmond Township

    A new single-lane roundabout opened overnight May 21 at the intersection of US 222/Kutztown Road and PA 662/Moselem Springs Road in Richmond Township.

    From PennDOT|

  • News

    8 students awarded Fools’ Run scholarships to attend Kutztown University

    Eight students promising and deserving students from high schools in northeast Berks County received scholarships from the Kutztown Area Optimist Club to attend Kutztown University in the fall. The scholarships are generated through proceeds from the Kutztown Fools’ Run. The event features a 10-mile and 5K run and a two-mile walk, and has generated more than $250,000 in scholarships since its inception in 1989. Scholarship recipients are Kylie Clark and Grace Kutz, Hamburg Area;...

    From Kutztown University|

  • News

    Fleetwood May Students of the Month

    Daniel Jablonski Daniel is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Jablonski of Blandon. Daniel will be attending Penn State University to acquire a degree in electrical engineering and start a career in the engineering field. Daniel has been involved in the following clubs/activities at Fleetwood Area High School: Soccer, Youth Leadership Conference, Marching Band, Jazz Band, Pit Orchestra, and Concert Band. Also, Daniel has dedicated himself to the community by being actively involved...


  • Education

    Senate approves legislation addressing standardized tests, technical education

    The Senate approved two measures this week sponsored by Senator Ryan Aument (R-36) that would study the effectiveness of standardized testing in schools and improve certification requirements for vocational teachers.

    From Sen. Aument’s Office|

  • Entertainment

    Frog Holler performs indie-rock at Kutztown Park June 2

    Frog Holler returns by popular demand to perform at the Kutztown Park Bandshell from 7 to 9 p.m. on June 2.

    By John Schmoyer Kutztown Recreation Director|

  • Entertainment

    Hawk Mountain Arts Tour features wide variety of art

    The 13th annual Hawk Mountain Arts Tour, held June 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., is a free self-guided driving tour held every year on the first Saturday in June. The self-guided driving tour winds about a 25-mile radius all within scenic Albany Township, this year with a satellite location at Hamburg Park.


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