Flying Colors fall art show set for Oct, 28-30 |Oct 18, 2016

Flying Colors Fine Artists will hold its annual art show Oct. 28, 29 and 30 at the Montgomery School, Route 113, in Chester Springs. An artists’ reception with live music and refreshments will be held on Friday evening from 6 to 9 pm.

TriCounty Community Calendar Oct. 18 |Oct 18, 2016

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Conestoga Christian School Chicken BBQ and Country Auction set for Oct. 21 and 22 |Oct 18, 2016

Conestoga Christian School will hold the 43rd annual benefit Chicken Barbecue and Country Auction on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21 and 22,.

Woman must put self-worth ahead of doomed relationship |Oct 18, 2016

Q: Do you have any advice for a single woman who’s in love and romantically involved with a married man? I know the decision to go down this path was foolish, but there’s nothing I want more than to begin a new life with this man.

Conestoga Christian School students will serve the community Oct. 21 |Oct 18, 2016

Conestoga Christian School’s 43rd annual BBQ & Auction will add a student service component to Friday morning, Oct. 21. From 8:30 to 11 a.m. students will serve our community and the school during our CCS Service Day 2016.

TVEC students get involved in NFL Play 60, got visit from Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders and Mascot, Swoop |Oct 18, 2016

Twin Valley Elementary Center’s 4th graders were treated to an assembly featuring the Philadelphia Eagles Mascot, Swoop, and several Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders on Wednesday, Oct. 5, to kick of a month-long activity challenge.

Crowds raise money for childhood cancer at 8th Annual Red Corner Benefit |Oct 17, 2016

DOUGLASSVILLE >> Nothing helps get you through hard times more than support from the people around you.

Kutztown Rotary names October Students Of The Month |Oct 17, 2016

The Kutztown Rotary Club honored Paige Fenstarmacher and Ashley Bleiler as the first Students of the Month for the 2016-17 school year in ceremonies at the Kutztown Tavern Oct. 5.

23,000 pounds of potatoes picked for local food banks |Oct 17, 2016

127 volunteers descended on a small farm field near the Rich Maiden Golf Course Sept. 25 and harvested over 23,000 pounds of potatoes that are destined for food banks throughout five counties.

2 young Kutztownians lend helping hand to Kutztown Thriving |Oct 17, 2016

The little hands of two young Kutztown residents have volunteered their time to give back to their community by pitching in with the Kutztown Thriving Committee’s establishment of a native plant garden.

PHOTOS: Pottstown transforms into Halloween town, host badminton rumble |Oct 17, 2016

Officially Halloween is still two weeks away, but the holiday came early to Pottstown during the annual “Haunts on High,” held along E. High Street Saturday afternoon.

Application of candidate for Pottstown school board found in ‘spam’ folder |Oct 17, 2016

POTTSTOWN >> The Pottstown school board is really hoping that three will be the charm.

Montco grant will aid downtown Pottstown ale house |Oct 17, 2016

NORRISTOWN >> The Montgomery County commissioners approved a measure that will help bring an ale house to downtown Pottstown.

8-year-old a fire hero thanks to Ringing Rocks safety lesson |Oct 17, 2016

LOWER POTTSGROVE >> Ever wondered if the fire safety lessons they teach in school actually save lives? Well, 8-year-old Nahzir Grant can set you straight.

One injured in Pottstown shooting |Oct 17, 2016

POTTSTOWN >> One man was taken to the hospital Thursday night after police responded to a shooting in the borough.

One injured in student fight at The Hill School |Oct 17, 2016

POTTSTOWN >> Police were called to The Hill School Thursday night to respond to a reported assault.

Hamburg Leo Club Blood Drive saves lives one pint at a time |Oct 16, 2016

Hamburg High School students rolled up their sleeves and donated blood at the Leo Club’s fall Miller-Keystone Blood Drive on Oct. 14.

Boyertown buries new time capsule to celebrate 150th anniversary |Oct 16, 2016

Boyertown will be closing off their year-long sesquicentennial celebration by adding a new piece of history to the town.

Through My Kitchen Window: Recipe book pays tribute to PA Dutch baking traditions |Oct 16, 2016

“Dutch Treats,” published on Sept. 15, is a recipe book devoted to Pennsylvania Dutch baking traditions.

Dreibelbis Farm, Virginville, hosts Paranormal Evidence Research group |Oct 15, 2016

The Dreibelbis Farm Historical Society will host a program by the Kutztown Area Scientific Paranormal Evidence Research group at the Historic Dreibelbis Farm in Virginville on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 6:30 p.

Tulpehocken area Legacy Lions honored |Oct 15, 2016

Three Mt. Aetna Lions Club members were honored as Legacy Lions when Lions District 14-P District Governor Gustave Meyer III made his visitation to the Mt. Aetna Lions Club of the Tulpehocken area recently.

Wolfgang, Leo Club visit Shoey Lions |Oct 15, 2016

Hamburg Area High School librarian Terri McCarthy, advisor to the Hamburg Area High School Leo Club, introduced two officers of the Leo Club, Leah Bertschy and Taylor Millette to the members of the Shoemakersville Area Lions Club, as well as Wolfgang, a 7-week-old, 40 pound German Shepherd dog raised by McCarthy.

Shoey man wanted for stealing tools, copper from Werley Inc., Windsor Township |Oct 15, 2016

State Police Hamburg issued a felony warrant for arrest for Seth Breon, 33, of Shoemakersville, at 2 p.m. on Oct. 3, for allegedly stealing tools and copper from Francis L. Werley Inc. in Windsor Township.

Bike Night under the lights at Cigars International |Oct 15, 2016

Schaeffer’s Harley-Davidson of Orwigsburg joins forces with Cigars International in Hamburg for a monthly “Bike Night @ CI” on the second Thursday of the month from June through October.

3 unique aircraft found at the American Helicopter Museum |Oct 14, 2016

Kutztown University Faculty prepare for possible strike |Oct 14, 2016

In preparation for a possible faculty strike Kutztown chapter of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties union moved its office off the Kutztown University campus Oct.

Kathleen Kane seeks house arrest for perjury conviction |Oct 13, 2016

NORRISTOWN >> Just days before she learns her fate for orchestrating the illegal disclosure of secret grand jury information to the media and engaging in acts designed to cover up her conduct, former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G.

WATCH: ‘Incomparable’ Golden Rams Marching Band ‘Paint it Black’ |Oct 13, 2016

The Golden Rams Marching Band call themselves “Incomparable,” and for good reason. The band performs regularly at West Chester University football games, numerous exhibition events throughout the region and at special events for the university and community.

Sly Fox Brewing Company donates over $4,700 to the Schuylkill River Trail |Oct 13, 2016

Sly Fox Brewing Company presented a check for $4,711 to the Schuylkill River Heritage Area recently to benefit the Schuylkill River Trail.

Heritage of Green Hills to hold Casino Night on Oct. 22 |Oct 13, 2016

The Heritage of Green Hills, a healthy life plan community in Shillington, invites area residents to attend a Casino Night on its campus on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 6-9 p.m. All money raised during the event will support the Heritage Resident Benefit Fund, which was established to assist residents who may need financial assistance for a variety of reasons.

Developer seeks tax relief for proposed warehouse in Upper Bern Township |Oct 12, 2016

Hamburg Area school directors were asked to provide tax relief to a proposed 1 million square foot warehouse/distribution center by a Montgomery County development company on Oct. 10.

Multi-Service hosts Thanksgiving Meal Drive |Oct 12, 2016

The holiday season is right around the corner. Unfortunately, many local families are unable to provide a Thanksgiving dinner for their family.

13th Annual Boyertown Area Unity Walk highlights non-profits |Oct 12, 2016

The 13th Annual Boyertown Area Unity Walk was held Sunday, Oct. 9, coinciding with the 13th Turning Leaf Fall Festival. The event was originally planned for Saturday, Oct. 8, but was held on it’s Sunday rain date due to the weather conditions.

Fleetwood Girl Scout Brownie Troop earns Dancer Badge |Oct 12, 2016

Fleetwood Girl Scout Brownie Troop 1956 recently visited Dance Dynamics Studio in Blandon.

First Responders receive Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage Awards |Oct 12, 2016

Four firefighters from Oley and Fleetwood received Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage Awards for Burn Heroism at the 11th annual Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage Awards Celebration held at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg in Bethlehem recently.

Community college to offer free sealant program for children |Oct 12, 2016

Montgomery County Community College and Tierra L. Dobry Foundation will co-sponsor a free Children’s Dental Sealant Program from 5:30 p.m.to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic, Central Campus, Science Center 211, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell.

Washington Township fire destroys barn, injures firefighter |Oct 12, 2016

WASHINGTON TWP. >> One firefighter was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries sustained while battling a fire that destroyed a township barn Friday evening.

Photos: Boyertown’s Turning Leaf Fest welcomes fall |Oct 12, 2016

The 9th Turning Leaf Fall Festival returned to Boyertown Community Park on Sunday, Oct. 9. The event was originally planned for Saturday, Oct. 8, but was held on Sunday due to the weather conditions.

Governor Mifflin High School student selected as a 2017 U.S. Army All-American |Oct 12, 2016

Governor Mifflin High School senior Matthew Bowers has been selected as a 2017 U.S. Army All-American. He will join an elite group of marching band members who will perform during halftime at the U.

Hundreds walk to raise funds at Berks County Heart Walk |Oct 12, 2016

More than 200 walkers turned out at Gring’s Mill Recreation Area in Reading on Sunday, Sept. 25 for the Berks County Heart Walk.

Bechtelsville school celebrates World Day of Peace |Oct 12, 2016

On Wednesday, Sept. 21, students at Brookeside Montessori School, near Boyertown, celebrated World Day of Peace. Cooperating with other Montessori school children throughout the world, everyone sang the song “Light a Candle for Peace” simultaneously in many time zones.

Relay For Life events raise over $1 million |Oct 12, 2016

Once again, generous communities across BerksCounty have come together to raise over $1 Million for the American Cancer Society.285 teams and 3,837 people participated in 7 community and 1 collegiate American Cancer Society Relay For Life events this May and June, raising a total of $1,051,653 from September 1st 2015 to August 31st, 2016.

Amity swears in new police sergeant |Oct 12, 2016

Amity Police Det. Jeffrey Smith was sworn into service on Oct. 5, by Magisterial District Judge Victor Frederick IV, Esquire, at the Amity Township Board of Supervisors meeting.

Fleetwood HS recognizes September Students of the Month |Oct 12, 2016

Fleetwood High School recognized September Students of the Month John Alexander Kopp and Samantha Jean Evans.

Thunder Outreach seeks to equip police with better body armor |Oct 11, 2016

BOYERTOWN >> Officers could soon be equipped with higher grade body armor thanks to an initiative by Thunder Outreach.

APSCUF faculty rally for fair contract outside PASSHE headquarters |Oct 11, 2016

A group of Kutztown University faculty members rallied outside the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education headquarters in Harrisburg on Oct. 6.

Kutztown High School ag program awarded $25,000 grant |Oct 11, 2016

The Kutztown School District agriculture program received a $25,000 grant. Faculty, administration, local farmers and the Future Farmers of America students celebrated with ice cream during a check presentation ceremony Oct.

Learn more about Montgomery County Community College at Fall open houses |Oct 11, 2016

Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) will hold three open houses this fall to provide prospective students and their families with information about the College’s programs, campuses and activities.

Election 2016: Ciresi challenges Quigley for 146th House District seat |Oct 10, 2016

There’s been plenty of mud-slinging in the race for Pennsylvania’s 146th House District seat as incumbent Republican Rep. Tom Quigley faces Democratic challenger Joe Ciresi.

Photos: Frederick Living celebrates 120 years with Star Studded Evening |Oct 10, 2016

On Friday, October 7, Frederick Living celebrated 120 years of service with a Star-Studded Evening at Sunnybrook Ballroom in Pottstown.