In Other News

Exeter envisions the future

By Emily Thiel|


  • Social affairs

    Eagle Scout’s project ‘saving’ kids

    Hunter Ahrens, age 17, a senior at Exeter Township Senior High School, Reading, and a scout with Troop 377, Reading, is completing his Boy Scout career with an Eagle Scout project through “Exeter Against Abuse.” The project is aimed at helping to protect and ultimately save children in Berks County, throughout Pennsylvania, and across the country.

    By Denise Larive For 21st Century Media |

  • Education

    Boone’s ‘green team’ storms D.C.

    The Daniel Boone High School’s “Green Team,” have come along way to recently to win the Lexus Eco Air & Climate Challenge with a $10,000.00 prize. Since winning the challenge and moving forward to the Lexus Eco Final Challenge, the Green Team members Dan Downs, Alexander Doyle, John Dugan, Noah Coates, Megan Jolivette, Ian Kurtz, Elizabeth Levy, Stephanie Sievers, and Courtney Vidovich, took a trip to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. While there they presented their research to the Pennsylvania...

    By Amelia Fox Daniel Boone Student Reporter |

  • Libraries

    Libraries participate in ‘National Take Your Child to the Library Day’

    Libraries are teaching the youth across America to appreciate a good read.

    Emily Thiel

  • Education

    Scholarships for Boone students

    The Optimist Club of Daniel Boone, Douglassville, is seeking applicants for three $1500 scholarships available to high school seniors residing in the Daniel Boone School District.

    Submitted |

  • Business

    Car wash floods with customers

    The warm(er) weather thawed the snow and flooded one local business with customers this past weekend.

    Emily Thiel

  • General news

    One dead, one wounded after overnight shooting in Honey Brook

    HONEY BROOK — A man protecting his sister was shot, and the gunman from Reading allegedly shot himself Saturday morning in a domestic-related attempted murder-suicide, according to police and the Chester County District Attorney.

    By Tom Kelly IV |

  • General news

    New library director in town

    There is a new director in town -- library director, that is!

    Emily Thiel

  • Education

    Top Star Express gives $500 grant to Brandywine for science

    Brandywine Heights Elementary School received a $500 grant on Jan. 28 to be used toward science or math program.

    By Alyssa Shields For 21st Century Media |

  • Education

    Fleetwood Area School District Report: The Need for Pension Reform

    Each February, school districts across Pennsylvania must approve a preliminary budget or pass a resolution that the district will not raise school taxes above the state determined index. The index is based upon a formula containing state-wide and regional wage data, along with specific district funding potential. For the 2014-15 school year, the Fleetwood Area School District’s index is 2.8%. Considering the low level of inflation, this initially sounds reasonable.

    By Dr. Paul Eaken Fleetwood Superintendent |

  • Education

    12 singers represent Brandywine Heights in County, District & Region Choir festivals

    The Brandywine Heights School District is proud to recognize 12 singers, who earned the honor of representing the school district in the 2014 County, District, and Region Choir festivals held in January and February.

    From Rebecca Rhodes Brandywine Heights High School Music |