In Other News

Boyertown graduate Andy Schön travels world, shares experiences in new book

By Rebecca Blanchard|


  • Features/People

    Hamburg Area High School class of 1944 celebrates 70th anniversary

    Hamburg Area High School class of 1944 celebrated its 70th anniversary. Out of 42 students in the class, 17 are living and eight members attended the reunion.


  • Features/People

    Big Shot: David Hume, Honey Brook, completes 50-mile Ulta Marathon

    David Hume of Honey Brook completed an Ultra Marathon on Saturday, Nov. 1 in Nashville, TN.

    From Linda Hume |

  • Features/People

    Wounded Warrior Project: C. Ivan Stoltzfus reports on his journey across America

    Hickory House is pleased to sponsor a gathering to hear the travel tales of C. Ivan Stoltzfus after his journey across America on Thursday November 20th, 2 p.m. on the Hickory House campus.

    From Hickory House |

  • Features/People

    Boyertown High School: News from the NJROTC

    The Boyertown Area Senior High’s division of Naval Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (NJROTC) had a busy Saturday last month on Oct. 18. The division started their day with their first Orienteering competition; the team spent hours using their navigational skills to traverse the dense New Jersey woods.

    From Naval Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps |

  • Features/People

    Canine Partners for Life visit Tel Hai; Public invited to Nov. 24 presentation

    Honey Brook Twp. >> Tel Hai’s Life Enrichment Committee welcomes the public to a presentation by Canine Partners for Life on Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. in the campus chapel.

    From Tel Hai |

  • Features/People

    A salute to our servicemen and women: Veteran Mac Chandler shares his life story

    WRITER’S NOTE: As Veterans Day approached, I contacted friends of mine, Mac Chandler, and his wife, Joyce, about doing an interview for the purpose of writing an article for the Tri County Record. Before I arrived to talk with them, Mac, being the ever ready person he is, had already typed his life story leading up to his 20 years in the Army through their life into retirement. Mac did a much more thorough job than I could have done, thus the credit for writing the story...

    By Jeff Hall Columnist |

  • Features/People

    Elverson Cub Scouts tour Caernarvon Township Police Station

    Elverson Cub Scout Pack 37 made a visit to the Caernarvon Township Police Station. Sergeant John Scalia lead to tour and Officer Chad Eberly was also on hand to answer the MANY questions the boys had. They had a great time!

    From Shannon Gansner |

  • Features/People

    Elverson Mayor swears in Twin Valley fire police officers

    Elverson Mayor Bob Broderick swore in Twin Valley firefighters as Special Fire Police Officers Nov. 2 in front of the Twin Valley Fire Station.

    By Carol Quaintance For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Vietnam veteran Dennis Bucks, Kutztown, awarded Kutztown High School diploma

    For Kutztown resident Dennis Bucks, there was “nothing” to it when it came to enlisting in the Marine Corps back in 1964. As he put it quite succinctly:

    By Joe Brown For 21st Century Media |

  • Columns

    A Look Back in History: Kutztown’s familiar Farmer Yonkers

    Among the most endearing farmers of the area, widely seen and easily accessible, is Bryan Yonkers, a dairy farmer, whose operating farmstead is just northeast of Kutztown Borough limits along Hottenstein Road.

    By Richard L.T. Orth Columnist |

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