In Other News

Caernarvon, Berks residents pack board meeting to support police chief

By Jake Austin For 21st Century Media |

American Cancer Society thanks 3 mil volunteers, invites others to take part

In recognition of the 41st annual National Volunteer Week, April 6 to April 12, sponsored by the Points of Light Foundation, the American Cancer Society (ACS) applauds its more than 3 million volunteers who continue to on a daily basis pour passion in...

From the American Cancer Society |


  • Events

    Calendar of Events

    Send events to The Kutztown Area Patriot at 12 South Fourth St., Hamburg, Pa., 19526; fax: 610-562-4644; e-mail:


  • General news

    Kutztown University celebrates Veterans Center Grand Opening & Covenant Signing

    Kutztown University held the grand opening ceremony for its new Veterans Center April 3, with a public signing of the Armed Forces Community Covenant, which outlines six pillars of support for members of the military, veterans and their families.

    By Esther Shanahan Kutztown University |

  • Community

    Ewing brothers earn Eagle Scout title

    Benjamin P. Ewing, 18, son of Dennis P. and Connie E. Ewing, Robeson Township has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. For his project, Ben mapped the old section of the cemetery at St. Paul’s United Methodist


  • Outdoor recreation

    ‘Outdoor Berks’ App offered through Reading Health System

    Reading Health System, in partnership with the Friends of Reading Hospital, introduced a free app for smart phones, “Outdoor Berks.” Designed to make it fun and easy for those visiting, living, or working in Berks County to get out and be active, the app provides easy access to parks and recreation available throughout Berks County. Whether people want to hike, bike, or just enjoy a picnic in the park, the user-friendly app features 170 parks and trails throughout Berks County that will...


  • Graduation ceremonies

    Boone graduation date is June 6

    The Daniel Boone School Board unanimously approved on March 24 for the 2014 graduation date to be moved back to the original date of Fri., June 6, at 7 p.m., in the High School Stadium.

    By Denise Larive For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Amity PC remembers Joseph Hayik; studies intersections

    Joseph Hayik, age 75, a longtime member of Amity Township’s Planning Commission, passed away the morning of Sunday, March 30, while members of his church, St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Weavertown Road, were lifting him up in prayer during the 8 and 10:30 a.m. worship services.

    By Denise Larive For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Firefighter shortage in Oley Township leading to missed calls

    OLEY — A shortage of volunteer firefighters in Oley is forcing the company to miss calls for emergency services.

    By Lynn A. Gladieux For 21st Century Media |

  • Events

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  • Announcements

    Lyons Fire Co. Truck Crew receives donation, grant money improving safety

    Lyons Fire Company Truck Crew would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the ladies of the Lyons Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary for their help in making the fire apparatus safer by donating $6,000 for reflective chevrons. These chevrons are on the Engine, Tanker, Rescue, and Brush trucks. By their donation of this money it helped to make the apparatus more visible while the firefighters are at the emergency calls helping their community in any way that is needed.

    Submitted by Fire Chief Nathan Keller |

  • General news

    Northeast Berks Chamber members gain insight into how Affordable Care Act affects employers

    Northeast Berks Chamber members recently gained insight into the Affordable Care Act and how it affects employers.

    Lisa Mitchell

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