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Fleetwood attorney runs for judge

By Ed Burns Jim Smith for Judge Campaign Committee |


  • News

    Celebrate Women’s History Month at Hopewell Furnace

    March is Women’s History Month and what better way to celebrate than to visit Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, a place where equal pay for equal work was the practice in the 18th and 19th centuries.

    Hopewell Furnace |

  • News

    Berks County Commissioners seek $500,000 gain through investments

    Looking over the county code can be dry but educational, according to Berks County Commissioner Mark Scott.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Boyertown Area School Board discusses budget-cutting

    In its first meeting after passing a preliminary budget, the Boyertown Area School Board discussed ways to reduce the potential 6-percent tax increase included in the 2015-16 budget.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Crime

    Graffiti plagues Morgantown businesses, Police say arrest is imminent

    Graffiti has been scrawled on Morgantown businesses for the past couple of months. Caernarvon Township Police intend to make an arrest shortly.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Education

    State System universities offer programs, services to military

    Twenty-two thousand. That’s the number of pushups California University of Pennsylvania students did over the last approximately four weeks to raise awareness about the rising tide of military suicides. They gathered every day at 11:22 a.m. on the campus Quad to complete the exercise, regardless of the weather.

    Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education |

  • News

    Berks native Corey Brossman to speak at Salem’s 3rd Annual Sportsmen’s Banquet

    The public is invited to the 3rd Annual Sportsmen’s Banquet at Salem EC Church, Lenhartsville, on Saturday, March 7. The evening will feature outdoorsman and television host Corey Brossman, who will speak at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 4 p.m for the event, which will include a wide range of vendors and activities, great door prizes and a buffet-style meal served at 6 p.m.

    By Kollen Long Salem EC Church |

  • News

    Exeter School Board discusses Bond Sale and Transportation Center Site costs; graduation requirements revised

    During their Feb. 17 meeting, the Exeter Township School District Board of School Directors was presented with results of the competitive bond sale, which took place Jan. 13, by Jamie Schlesinger of Public Financial Management and an update from Justin Istenes on the Transportation Center Project.

    By Samantha Dix For 21st Century Media |

  • News

    Grange pot pie dinner to benefit ‘Save Our Strand’ campaign on Feb. 28

    As is often seen in the Hamburg area, helping and supporting one another is a big part of small town and small communities. Since the beginning, the Hamburg Grange February pot pie dinners have helped to support different groups and causes in the community. This year, all the proceeds from this event will be donated to the Our Town Foundation “Save Our Strand” campaign.

    Shea Singley

  • News

    Montco Dems endorse three lawyers for Common Pleas Court judge

    With the Pennsylvania Department of State ruling this week that November’s election will include only three open seats for the Montgomery County bench, not the four that had been anticipated, county Democrats have now endorsed their judicial slate.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Boyertown Area Senior High students to dance all night to fight childhood cancer

    Boyertown >> Twelve hours, hundreds of students and thousands of dollars. This is what Boyertown Area Senior High students are offering Friday night and Saturday morning to the families of children battling cancer.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

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