In Other News

District Township fire destroys building

From Eastern Berks Fire Dept |

Update: School bus returning from field trip collides with car in Kutztown

A school bus full of students returning from a Crayola Factory, Easton, field trip collided with a car on Route 222 in Richmond Township at about 1:55 p.m. Wednesday, April 16. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • Events

    Kutztown Leo Club hosts Charity Book Sale benefiting Relay for Life

    The Kutztown High School’s Leo Club (the junior auxiliary of the Kutztown Lions Club) will be holding their annual Charity Book and Media Sale Saturday, April 26 in the Kutztown Area High School cafeteria.

    By Carissa Wehr KAHS Senior |

  • Events

    KCP hosts Kutzotwn Community Block Party April 27

    Kutztown Community Partnership and Giant Food Stores invite residents to the annual Kutztown Community Block Party 12 to 4 p.m. on April 27 on West Main Street, Kutztown from Constitution Blvd. to Whiteoak Street.

    From KCP |

  • Events

    TriCounty Area Chamber invites prospective members to Business Builder

    TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce (TCACC) invites community members interested in learning more about the Chamber and being involved in the community to attend Business Builder at the Chamber Office on April 29, from 8:30 to 10 a.m.

    From TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce |

  • General news


    Schaeffer’s Harley-Davidson in Orwigsburg hosted Pictures With The Easter Bunny April 19, benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association

    Photos by Carl Hess |

  • Entertainment events

    Relay for Life of Pottstown’s GOT TALENT finale kicks off Sunday at the Sunnybrook Ballroom

    The Coventry Mall was alive with the sound of music, dance and twirling on Saturday, Feb. 22, for the Relay for Life of Pottstown’s Got Talent season 3 auditions. On Sunday contestants will compete against one another in the finale.

    From Relay for Life of Pottstown |

  • Crime

    Woman’s body found in Bethel Township, cause of death unknown

    The body of Alishia M. Eller, 24, of Pine Grove, was found deceased in an excavation storage site located between Musselman and Beagle roads in Bethel Township on April 19, according to Pennsylvania State Police Hamburg station in a release on April 20.

    By Item Staff |

  • Education

    Trip to Boyer’s Market, Fleetwood, serves as lesson in nutrition

    Fleetwood Girl Scout Daisy Troop 1793 visited Boyer’s Market, Fleetwood, in honor of March being National Nutrition month.

    By Kristin Santangelo Troop 1793 |

  • Local governments

    Rotary Club, Police Department experience scheduling conflict

    A recent scheduling issue at the Caernarvon Township (Berks) building marked a major topic of discussion during the April 8 board of supervisors meeting.

    By Jake Austin For 21st Century Media |

  • Events

    Boyertown to celebrate Earth Day in the park

    It may not feel like spring but take a walk over to the Boyertown Community Park and it certainly looks like spring. The one-mile walking trail is filled with those eager to shake off the winter blahs. The disc golf course is very active and the baseball fields are just about ready for the new season.

    From the Boyertown Borough Council |

  • Music

    WTIM: Music Around Town: April 23 edition

    What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.


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