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Young ballet student dances in honor of uncle

By Emily Thiel|


  • Features/People

    Kyle Quinn Memorial 5k Run

    From Eric F. Johnson Six Kutztown area residents ran in the 7th annual Kyle Quinn Memorial 5k Run recently. This 5k raises funds for a scholarship in Kyle Quinn’s name after he was murdered in Kutztown in 2007. Two of the people from Team Kutztown brought home medals. From left to right, Eric F. Johnson, Kutztown University history professor; Caleb Wendling, KU alum; Jeff Voccola, English Professor at KU; Sam Arnold, Kutztown High School student; Alex Magana, special education...


  • Features/People

    David Updike will share photos, narrative and excerpts at upcoming conference

    David Updike, son of John Updike, will share his family’s story, works and photographs at Alvernia University’s Third Biennial John Updike Society Conference 2 p.m. Oct. 2.

    By Laura Dillon 21st Century Media |

  • Sports

    Twin Valley shows school spirit, no matter the score

    Whether they had an undefeated season or a season full of hard losses, Twin Valley’s sports teams have always been a point of interest for students.

    By Gwen Bauer For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Hospice-Veteran Partnership recognizes Tel Hai resident Walter Nauta for his military service

    Honey Brook Twp. >> Hospice-Veteran Partnership recognized Tel Hai resident Walter Nauta for his military service.

    From Tel Hai |

  • Features/People

    Schuylkill Valley class of 1964 celebrates 50th reunion

    Schuylkill Valley class of 1964 held its “50th Class Reunion” on Saturday, Aug. 16. The reunion was held at Giannotti’s Country Manor on Pricetown Road. Dinner, music by The Dogs of Falkner Swamp, prize and surprises were enjoyed by all. The class graduated 104 students. Forty-two classmates were in attendance as well as spouses and dates for a total of 61 attendees. Since 19 of our fellow classmates have passed on, we feel we had a very good attendance for this very...


  • Features/People

    Freda Berger celebrates 101st birthday

    Freda Berger celebrated her 101st birthday on Sept. 4. She currently resides at Stone Ridge Towne Centre in Myerstown. She formerly resided in Shartlesville for more than 50 years.


  • Features/People

    Adventure on the river: Terre Hill Boy Scouts canoe and kayak on Susquehanna River

    Terre Hill Boy Scouts Troop 172 recently took a canoe and kayak trip on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River over Labor Day weekend.

    From Troop 172 |

  • Features/People

    Getting to Know your Sunny Crest Neighbor: Amelia Rissler

    My name is Amelia Rissler, I am 53 years old and I grew up in Martindale on Gristmill Road.

    From Sunny Crest |

  • Features/People

    2013 Fair Person of the Year returns for 68th annual event; Kevin Bieber serves for 12th year as Oley Fair President

    Kevin D. Bieber was awarded 2013 Fair Person of the Year for his dedication to and involvement with the Oley Valley Community Fair, the Oley Valley community and the Pennsylvania State Fair Association.

    By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Eagle Scout patches parking lot at American Legion Post 626 Birdsboro

    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.

    Submitted |

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