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Hamburg students thank Hamburg hero, veteran William Becker

By Lisa Mitchell|

Albany Elementary playground finds new life in Kempton

Former Albany Elementary’s playground equipment has been given a new life at Kempton Community Center. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • News

    Hamburg School District proposes .25 mill .25 mill tax increase for 8th year

    Hamburg Area school directors on May 23 approved the 2016-17 proposed final budget of $40,432,255 which includes a .25 mill increase.

    By Arch Kurtz For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Twin Valley 4th graders spend educational field trip at French Creek State Park

    Twin Valley School District elementary fourth graders enjoyed an educational field trip at French Creek State Park on May 20.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media |

  • Business

    MEND Soul Holistic Arts opens in Kutztown

    Tamu Ngina, LMT, RMT of Kutztown hosted a Grand Opening event for MEND Soul Holistic Arts at 253 W. Main St. in Kutztown on May 15.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Attorneys react to Bill Cosby preliminary hearing decision

    NORRISTOWN >> As the charges against Bill Cosby move forward to trial, one of the women who has accused him of sexual assault will get her day in court.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Fed inspectors find sick, dead animals at Berks County pet dealer ranch

    Federal inspectors found sick and dead animals, inadequate sanitation, untrained employees performing euthanasia and other deficiencies at a Berks County small-animal dealer that supplied major pet retailers like Petco and PetSmart.

    By Michael Rubinkam The Associated Press |

  • News

    Birdsboro borough manager shares his story of living with seizures

    Birdsboro >> Imagine going about your normal activities – working, caring for your children or walking down the street – when you suddenly drop to the ground with a seizure.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter |

  • News

    Montco commissioners weigh in on transgender bathroom issues

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County commissioners weighed in Thursday, May 19, on the ongoing debate over the use of public restrooms by transgender individuals.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Sanatoga project proposed to include homes, hotel, offices

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> Six zoning variances are being sought by the Warminster-based developers who want to convert 51 acres of land near the Philadelphia Premium Outlets into a housing, office and hotel complex.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Pottstown, July 4th group spar over parade fees

    POTTSTOWN >> Organizers of the annual Independence Day parade and festivities have announced this year’s events “are in jeopardy” because the borough “abruptly changed the practice of payment for costs” to require payment up front.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Healthy Lifestyles Expo fills Sunnybrook Ballroom

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> The Sunnybrook Ballroom was filled with people Thursday as area residents did yoga in a chair, received free health screenings and visited vendor tables for the 2016 Healthy Lifestyles Expo.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

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