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  • Crime

    Fleetwood man accused of assault, terroristic threats

    A Fleetwood man is accused of assault and making terroristic threats.

    Fleetwood Police |

  • News

    Seeing Eye dog trained at Hamburg High

    Hamburg High School students will be joined a furry, four-legged new student this year, Wolfgang, a German Shepherd puppy.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • News

    A Walk with Dragonflies

    Ken Lebo lead participants on A Walk with Dragonflies, hosted by Blue Mountain Wildlife Inc. in the wetlands at the Kernsville Dam Recreation Area west of Hamburg on Aug. 13.

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  • News

    Berks County 4-H Swine Club Benefit Barrow helps Hansley family of Hamburg

    The Berks County 4-H Swine Club hosts its first annual Benefit Barrow. Proceeds from the Aug. 20 4-H Round Up auction at the Kutztown Fair benefits the Bret Hansley Jr. family from Hamburg.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • News

    Berks County celebrities show pigs at Kutztown Fair

    The Berks County 4-H Swine Club hosted a Celebrity Showmanship competition at the Kutztown Fair on Aug. 18. Berks County celebrities were Y102’s Andi Kurzweg, Jamie Klein of the Reading Eagle, 2016 Reading Fair Queen Lindsey Zimmerman, and 2016 Reading Fair Queen Alternate Morgan Krick.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • News

    Montgomery County outlines plan in event of local Zika outbreak

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County officials have outlined a plan in the event of a Zika outbreak locally.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st-centurymedia.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Hay Creek Festival celebrates 40th anniversary Sept. 9-11

    The excitement is growing for 2016 40th anniversary celebration of the Hay Creek Festival. The entire event has been restructured to enhance the visits of the thousands of guests who will experience the 18th and 19th centuries at Joanna Furnace Iron Works and its community.

    By Mark Zerr Hay Creek Valley Historical Society |

  • News

    Reading Symphony Orchestra opens season with A Grand Night of Music on Sept. 24

    The Reading Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director Andrew Constantine, kicks off its 2016-17 season on Saturday, September 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Santander Performing Arts Center, with A Grand Night of Music, a concert of beloved works by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, and Holst.

    Reading Symphony Orchestra |

  • KUTZTOWN LOCAL

    A Look Back in History: Kutztown’s storied Pennsylvania Dutch heritage still widely celebrated

    With another successful Kutztown Folk Festival come and gone last month boasting attendances totaling over 120,000, Dr. Alfred Shoemaker its founder, in 1950 and the years leading up to its inception, vowed to himself to celebrate the humanitarian Folklife society of our ethnic Rhineland immigrants who fled to America to avoid inhumane ethnic cleansing, as he witnessed as an American soldier in World War II, fighting Adolf Hitler. In this 56th year of celebration, the hundreds of thousands...

    By Richard L.T. Orth Columnist |

  • KUTZTOWN LOCAL

    Welcome to my World: Breakfast in my Sister’s Bed

    Growing up on a farm with nine older siblings, I don’t recall having slept with my sister, Dorothy. She slept with Mary Alice, who was closer in age, while I slept with Gladys, who was closer to my age.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

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