In Other News

Schwank, Fair Districts speak at presentation on how Gerrymandering affects elections

By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|

Mad Dogs menu inspired by movie titles

Mad Dogs Hot Dogs hosted its grand opening at 100 N. Constitution Blvd. in Kutztown on Feb. 18. Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce members helped Mad Dogs celebrate with a ribbon cutting out front of the hot dog shop. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • News

    Calendar of events for Boyertown area 2-23

    Feb. 23 Redistricting - The Real Voter Fraud: was postponed due to weather conditions. The program has been rescheduled for Feb. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at Kutztown University, Academic Forum Building, Room 201.


  • News

    Church news for Boyertown area 2-23

    Shepherd of the Hills Church 527 Hoffmansville Road, Bechtelsville.


  • News

    Garey Road traffic still on local agendas

    UNION TWP. >> The township supervisors said Feb. 20 they are continuing to work with the Daniel Boone Area School District to reduce or prevent “hot-rodding” on north Garey Road.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

  • Lifestyle

    Free program provides Pottstown area families with personal trainer and more

    Families in the Pottstown area can get fit together with a free program that helps parents bond with their children over healthy choices.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter|

  • Announcements

    Deputy Sheriff Hercules ‘Herc’ Avello celebrates 30 years

    More than three decades ago, an unlikely confluence of regional influences — mushrooms, the Wyeths, and a passel of crooks — redefined a Kennett Square resident’s career path.

    From the Chester County Sheriff’s Office|

  • News

    Bowling Lanes and league celebrate six decades together March 1

    How do you know when a local landmark truly has staying power? In the case of Devon Lanes, one of the first independently owned bowling centers in the country, it’s when one bowling league calls it home for nearly 60 years. When Devon Lanes was born in 1959, the Early Birds League, formed the year before, made its nest there. And while some of the faces of the ladies and gentlemen of the Early Birds have changed over time, the league members have stayed true, bowling their home lanes...

    From Devon Lanes|

  • Entertainment

    The Feinberg Brothers bring bluegrass to Reinholds

    REINHOLDS >> An evening of Bluegrass Music will be held at the Reinholds Fire Company Banquet Hall along Route 897 in Reinholds on Saturday, March 4 beginning at 6 p.m. Featured will be The Feinberg Brothers along with Chester Johnson and The Foggy Mountain Grass.


  • Announcements

    Moms Club of Douglassville East holding raffle event to support Amity Fire & Rescue

    A six-year-old boy is taken to school in a yellow school bus. So what? But getting driven to school in a big yellow fire truck, with sirens wailing and lights flashing? That’s a big deal.

    By Gil Cohen For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Blue Mountain Academy opens student-run store

    Between 500 and 700 people attended the Blue Mountain Academy’s Grand Opening of its Health Food Store in Hamburg on Feb. 19.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Birdsboro moves $480M power plant project forward

    BIRDSBORO >> It took two votes, but the Borough Council has approved the land development plan for a $480 million power plant project at the site of the former Armocast facility.

    By Samantha Dix For Digital First Media|

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