In Other News

Mayors, execs face off in baker challenge; Benefit Auction raises $38,182 for Friend

By Lisa Mitchell|

Kutztown High School SADD lobbies Senator Argall about teen driving laws

Kutztown High School Students Against Destructive Decisions lobbied Sen. David Argall about teen driving and distracted driving laws during a recent visit to Harrisburg. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • News

    Montgomery County prosecutors call AG Kane’s claim of vindictive prosecution ‘frivolous’

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County prosecutors maintain embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane’s claim that she is the victim of “selective and vindictive prosecution” is frivolous and not a basis on which to dismiss the alleged perjury charges she’s facing.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Entertainment

    Playcrafters to present Rent

    Attention: MTV generation. Playcrafters’ debut performance this season is the award-winning rock musical (Pulitzer Prize for Drama and a Tony for Best Musical) that set Broadway on fire 20 years ago. Dubbed “Hair of the 90s,” Rent is set to rock Playcrafters’ stage with the same bounding energy of its cast whose quest to survive is rivaled by the realities of life.

    By Mary Cantell For Playcrafters |

  • News

    NBCC announces spring programs to include new Roundtable Series

    The Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce has announced spring programs, one of which is a new Roundtable Series facilitated by Robin Costenbader-Jacobson, RC-J Consulting Associates, LLC, to begin on May 26 at the Chamber Office, 110 W. Main Street, Kutztown.

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce |

  • Events

    Public invited to view Mercury Transit at Boyertown Planetarium

    During the day on Monday, May 9, observers will notice the small black disk of the planet Mercury crossing the Sun. This event, called a transit, hasn’t happened since 2006 and provides us with a unique view of a special astronomical event.

    Boyertown Planetarium |

  • News

    Kutztown man, 54, found with suspected child porn

    A Kutztown man was one of four men found with suspected child pornography after investigations by Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane’s Child Predator Section.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    KHS Dance Team claims title of TIA Atlantic Coast Champions

    The Kutztown Dance team competes in chapter 2 of the N.J.A.T.I.A. (National Judges Association Tournament Indoor Association). The TIA includes Indoor Guard, Percussion, Dance and Twirling groups from mid-Atlantic region (from upstate New York to West Virginia). The Kutztown High School dance team has claimed the title of TIA Atlantic Coast Champions at the 44th annual N.J.A.T.O.B.( This was their fifth year under coach Jennifer Traylor. There are 11 girls ranged in ages...


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    KCP to take over management of Kutztown Pool

    The Kutztown Community Partnership will take over management of the snack stand at the Kutztown Community Swimming Pool as of opening day, May 28, announced Nancy Brooks, KCP Main Street Manager.

    Kutztown Community Partnership (KCP) |

  • News

    Rep. Mackenzie announces fire and EMS grant awards

    Rep. Ryan Mackenzie (R-Berks/Lehigh) announced on April 29 that volunteer fire and emergency medical services (EMS) companies in the 134th District will share more than $110,000 in state grants.

    Office of Representative Ryan Mackenzie |

  • News

    Kutztown Fair receives $5,000 grant from Land O Lakes

    The Kutztown Fair Association has accepted the generosity of national milk cooperative, Land O Lakes, for its assistance in upgrading the Fair’s computer registration and record keeping for the more than 4,000 entries at the 2016 Kutztown Fair.

    The Kutztown Fair Association |

  • News

    Fleetwood Brownies explore ‘sensing stations’ with Junior Girl Scouts

    Fleetwood Girl Scout Junior Troop 1811 recently took a trip across town to visit Brownie Girl Scout Troop 1956 and help them earn their Brownie Senses badge.

    Submitted By Linda Yuengel Fleetwood Girl Scout Service Unit Manager |

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