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Oley holds 68th annual community fair

By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

Fifteen Boyertown students awarded $29,700 in scholarships

The Berks County Community Foundation recently distributed $29,700 in scholarships to 15 Boyertown Area Senior High School graduates. ...



  • General news

    Interlace Communications holds open house and ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 30

    After 20 years of doing business as a home based business, Interlace Communications is moving to a corporate setting at the Berks North Professional Building in Shoemakersville.

    By Interlace Communications, Inc. |

  • General news

    Pottstown businessman’s “Cruiser Caddie” invention makes loading motorcycles easy

    If you have ever ridden a motorcycle, you know how heavy they can be, and trying to load something of this weight onto the back of a pickup truck is dangerous at times.

    By Gailynne Ferguson For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Sam Moseman earns Eagle Scout rank, installs flag pole in Tilden Twp. for project

    Samuel Moseman, son of Craig and Terrie Moseman, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout.

    By Terrie Moseman Sam’s mother |

  • General news

    Sarah Hanlon named Hamburg Student of the Month for September

    Congratulations to Hamburg Area High School senior, Sarah Hanlon, who has been chosen as the student of the month for September. She is the daughter of Patrick and Susan Hanlon of Hamburg.


  • General news

    Fourth annual Car & Motorcycle Show held at Cabela’s

    The fourth annual Cabela’s Car & Motorcycle Show in honor of Skylar Kauffman was held this past Sunday, Oct. 19. The event, held under beautiful autumn skies, attracted about 200 entries despite temperatures in the low fifties and wind chills making it feel more like the forties. With Halloween right around the corner a number of the car enthusiasts decorated their vehicles accordingly.

    By Carl Hess For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Iron Chef heats up Hamburg for fourth year on Nov. 2

    As it has for the past three years in Hamburg, the first Sunday of November will heat up with the fourth annual Iron Chef Hamburg. An afternoon of food and healthy competition begins at 1 p.m. on Nov. 2 at Hamburg Area High School.

    Shea Singley

  • General news

    RACC set to host celebration of Hispanic business and community leaders

    Reading Area Community College will host a Celebration of Hispanic Entrepreneurs and Leaders in the Reading Community on 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 in the Gust Zogas Student Union Building. The College’s Multicultural Awareness Initiative and Multicultural/International Club are sponsoring the event.


  • Social groups and organizations

    Woman’s Club of Strausstown visits Light Victorian Farmhouse for annual mystery tour

    For the members of the Woman’s Club of Strausstown, the October meeting usually means getting out and about on a kind of mystery tour. They’ve visited a winery, a railroad museum, a historic church, and other area places of interest. This year’s jaunt saw the ladies traveling just over the border into Lebanon County to the Light Victorian Farmhouse, where they enjoyed a delicious buffet dinner seated in the dining room and parlor of the beautifully restored house. From...

    By Peg Behm Woman’s Club of Strausstown |

  • General news

    Kline approved as acting council president at Shoemakersville Borough Council meeting

    Shoemakersville Borough Council approved new contracts for trash hauling and recycling with Republic Services, Leesport, pending solicitor approval on Oct. 7.

    By Arch Kurtz For 21st Century Media |

  • Events

    Hamburg area calendar of events

    Recurring Centerport Lions Club: Jamming Sessions will be held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Music starts at 5:30 p.m. All musicians welcome.


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