In Other News

Food is a major highlight of the annual Hay Creek Festival

By Gwen Bauer 21st Century Media |

New engine and passenger cars arrive for Colebrookdale’s scenic railroad

The Secret Valley Line keeps adding more railroad cars and engines to its collection in preparation for its planned fall kick-off of passenger excursions along the 9-mile Colebrookdale Railroad spur between Pottstown and Boyertown. ...

By Evan Brandt and John Strickler jstrickler@21st-centurymedia.com ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com |

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  • Education

    Kutztown University & Reading Area Community College sign reverse transfer agreement

    Kutztown University and Reading Area Community College announced Sept. 15 a reverse transfer agreement that will permit eligible students, who transfer from RACC to KU before earning an associate degree from RACC, the opportunity to transfer KU credits back to RACC to apply towards completion of the RACC associate degree concurrent with their enrollment at KU.

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  • Events

    Oley Fair returns for 68th Year; Lego contest, pumpkin weigh-off among new events

    The 68th Annual Oley Valley Community Fair is right around the corner, and a team of administrators has worked diligently alongside volunteers to offer events, contests and entertainment for this popular event. The fair runs Sept. 18, 19 and 20 at the Oley Valley Fairgrounds.

    By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

  • Opinion

    Up to Speed with David Barr: Keselowski starts Chase strong

    Hello readers, Brad Keselowski dominated last week at Richmond to prove that he would be someone to watch in the Chase. In case anyone still doubted Keselowski as a serious title contender, Keselowski silenced his critics on Sunday. He opened the Chase with a win and automatically advanced to the next round in the Chase. It wasn’t easy as Keselowski started deep in the field and took advantage of hard racing between Kevin Harvick and rookie Kyle Larson to pass both of them with a...

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  • General news

    Winners announced in BMX, boards and scooters competition

    The autumn gloom failed to put a damper on the 8th Annual eXeter Games, which were initially postponed from Saturday, Sept. 13 due to weather and held instead Sunday, Sept. 14 at Pineland Park. The contestants, some of whom had been on their boards practicing well before the event’s afternoon start, demonstrated no shortage of enthusiasm for their craft, whether their interest included scootering, biking or skateboarding. In spite of a few hardships, including a damaged scooter and some...

    By Katie Gittings 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Twin Valley plans first Sports Hall of Fame Night

    ELVERSON >> The Twin Valley High School Sports Hall of Fame Night will be held on Friday, Sept. 19, during the home football game against Wyomissing.

    By Barry Sankey bsankey@21st-centurymedia.com @BarryBsankey1 on Twitter |

  • General news

    Art of the Harvest dinner combines food, wine and paintings: Virginville Hotel chef pairs food with Bernville wine; Kempton artists Jonathan Bond demos his art

    Virginville >> The Art of the Harvest Dinner combines the art of food, wine and paintings at Virginville Hotel Sept. 20.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • Education

    Traveling Art Show puts Kutztown student art on display: Dancing giraffe, majestic elk, Trashin Fashion art pieces showcased in the community

    Kutztown >> From a dancing giraffe to a “Trashin Fashion” dress made of recycled coffee products, students’ works of art were on full display at the Kutztown School Board meeting Sept. 15.

    By Joe Brown For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Blazer Foundation receives $2,000 donation for high school TV studio

    The Blazer Foundation’s Executive Director, Stephanie Conlon, recently accepted a $2,000 Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) donation from Kim Hippert-Eversgerd, Commercial Relationship Manager of Susquehanna Bank, to benefit the Daniel Boone School Districts ongoing EITC approved programs.

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  • General news

    Eagle Scout project fills in the cracks

    Richard Wike, a junior at Exeter Senior High School and member of Troop 333, put some work towards his Eagle Scout project recently with the American Legion Post 626 Birdsboro.

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  • General news

    Environmental Enterprises to pose no hazard

    Representatives of the hazardous waste management company Environmental Enterprises, Inc. said Sept. 10 that its new location in Amity Township would not be a hazard to residents.

    By Denise Larive 21st Century Media |

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