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Studio B announces Thursday Series: Life in the Old Days: Stories of the Past with Bob Wood


Declaration of Independence to be read at Hopewell Furnace on Fourth of July

UNION TWP. — To celebrate Independence Day, the National Park Service invites the public to attend an inspirational reading of the Declaration of Independence accompanied with music and traditional patriotic songs. The program will be staged on the po...



  • Features/People

    Boyertown mayor takes on ALS Challenge with Walnut Woods’ staff, residents

    With the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge sweeping across communities as summertime concludes, one local group decided to take on the challenge while inviting others to do so if they wished. Staff at Walnut Woods Independent Senior Living Community organized the event, inviting residents to participate.

    By Berks-Mont News staff |

  • Features/People

    Montgomery County Community College students participate in Legislator Shadowing Pilot Program

    As part of a new pilot program, four Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) female students recently spent a day with women members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in Harrisburg to explore careers in public service.

    From Montgomery County Community College |

  • Arts and entertainment

    Santo D. Marabella’s new play ‘Getting Complete!’ tackles tough issue, the bully

    Getting COMPLETE! is the new work from playwright Santo D. Marabella.


  • 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...


  • Food and drink

    What’s Cooking with Linda: Rosemary Potatoes offer subtle flavor

    What I liked most about these potatoes is that they offer a subtle flavor, not overwhelming, yet enough to make it feel like a special side dish. If you don’t have dried Rosemary in your spice cabinet, you should definitely stock some for these roasted potatoes.

    By Linda Yuengel For 21st Century Media |

  • Food and drink

    Virginville Hotel’s Art of the Harvest unites food, wine and art

    After four years of wine, beer and food pairings, Wendy and Rich Hess, Virginville Hotel, decided this fall was the perfect time to warm up with a harvest of artists Sept. 20.

    By Roxanne Richardson For 21st Century Media |

  • 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 |

  • Lifestyle

    Farmer for a Day teaches agriculture at Oley Fair; Oley High School staff, students bring farm to kids

    Oley High School students and teachers brought the farm to the fair this past weekend with their Farmer for a Day tent, inviting kids to engage in a fun, educational approach to understanding agriculture.

    BY Laura Dillon For 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 |

  • Lifestyle

    ‘Healthy Me’ Walk in the Park set for Oct. 4 in Boyertown

    Get some fresh air and have a healthy season! Join St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care, the Boyertown Lions Club, the Rotary Club, and the Kiwanis Club for an Intergenerational Walk in the Park on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m.

    From Chestnut Knoll |

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