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Fleetwood Police Chief provides more details on 1923 Ford car, Harley motorcycle collision |Aug 14, 2018

Police provided more details regarding a July 29 collision between a 1923 Ford convertible car a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.


Exeter Library reaches out to pen pals in Exeter, England |Aug 16, 2018

Letter-writing enthusiasts gathered at the Exeter Community Library on Aug. 13 to listen to librarian and children’s book author JJ Landis speak in a program entitled The Lost Art of Letter Writing.

Fast water flows at Wall Street bridge site, Leesport |Aug 14, 2018

Flooding in Kutztown area |Aug 14, 2018

Heavy rain brought more flooding to the Kutztown area on Aug. 13.

Daniel Boone School District superintendent resigns |Aug 15, 2018

AMITY >> Daniel Boone Area School District Superintendent James P. Harris resigned Monday afternoon, just hours before the start of a school board meeting.

Virginville Farm Fest demonstrates historic PA German life on the farm |Aug 14, 2018

On Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Dreibelbis Farm Historical Society will host its annual Farm Festival at the Historic Dreibelbis Farm in Virginville.

Hamburg cleans up after flooding, residents seek assistance |Aug 16, 2018

Hamburg Borough declared a State of Emergency due to flooding on Aug. 13.

Daniel Boone graduate wins Young Heroes Award |Aug 13, 2018

Birdsboro >> The National Liberty Museum recently celebrated its 18th annual TD Bank Young Heroes Awards and a Daniel Boone Area High School graduate was among the honorees.

Kutztown University, Symbiosis College in India sign articulation agreement |Aug 17, 2018

Administrators from Kutztown University and Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce in Pune, India, signed an articulation agreement to facilitate the transfer of Symbiosis students into KU’s College of Business and KU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Walk for Literacy at Reading Country Club Aug. 25 |Aug 16, 2018

Berks Hometown Heroes presents the 2nd annual Exeter Walk for Literacy hosted by Reading Area Community College. This event will take place on Saturday, August 25, from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the historic Reading Country Club.

Birdsboro Woman’s Club to host Annual Car Show Sept. 23 |Aug 16, 2018

The Woman’s Club of Birdsboro will host its Annual Car Show, rain or shine, on Sunday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Daniel Boone High School, 501 Chestnut St. (Route 345). Jack and Son’s Auto Body is the Premier Sponsor.

Boyertown Jr. Woman’s club announces community contributions |Aug 16, 2018

Boyertown Junior Woman’s Club (BJWC) recently announced that they were making $9,100 in community contributions to benefit the local community. BJWC is a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, one of the world’s largest and oldest nonpartisan, nondenominational women’s volunteer service organizations.

Reading Public Museum revives dinosaurs with new exhibit |Aug 17, 2018

The Reading Public Museum is rounding out the year with an exciting array of exhibits that take visitors to the past with an interactive dinosaur exhibit, a look at political campaign posters of the past, and a journey across the Atlantic exploring French and American impressionist paintings.

Advanced Auto Parts Warehouse workers petition to unionize in Berks |Aug 17, 2018

On Aug. 10, workers at an Advanced Auto Parts warehouse in Berks County took the first steps towards organizing with the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) Mid-Atlantic by filing a petition for an election with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

ZooAmerica wows Bethel-Tulpe library patrons with live animals visit |Aug 17, 2018

ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park of Hershey visited the Bethel-Tulpehocken Public Library on Aug. 14 to showcase some of its animal friends.

Union Township wants residents’ storm damage information |Aug 15, 2018

UNION TWP. >> Township officials are looking for information from residents who had significant flood damage from Monday’s storm.

Brandywine Community Library exhibit features two Berks photographers |Aug 18, 2018

Brandywine Community Library hosts a reception for a Photography Exhibit featuring Brian Stunkard and DJ Siravo on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the library, 60 Tower Drive, Topton. Their photographs will be on exhibit at the library from Aug.

Starfest at Hopewell Furnace canceled due to bad weather |Aug 17, 2018

The stormy summer has claimed another victim.