In Other News

Society of Farm Women of Pennsylvania celebrate 100 years; holding quilt show and bake sale this Saturday

By Hilda Hynes For 21st Century Media |


  • Arts and entertainment

    Vagabond Acting Troupe presents Comedy Improv May 2 and 3

    The Vagabond Acting Troupe has been hard at work training up an improv troupe made of local students, and after two showcase performances, the troupe is taking on a full length improv murder mystery.

    From Vagabond acting Troupe |

  • Events

    Boy Scout Troop 140 hosts Yard Sale and BBQ May 10

    Boy Scout Troop 140 of St. Peter’s is planning their 5th Annual Community Yard Sale and Chicken BBQ on rain or shine Saturday, May 10, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. held at the corner of Rt. 23 and Morningside Drive, Elverson.

    From Boy Scout Troop 140 |

  • Education

    Drive for the Kids raises $680 for Robeson Elementary

    Anthony’s Chrysler Jeep Dodge, Elverson, helped raise $680 in funding for Roberson Elementary School with Chrysler brand’s Drive for the Kids program. The fundraising event was held on March 29, in conjunction with Fun Fair.

    From Anthony’s Chrysler |

  • General news

    UPDATE: Missing Centre Twp. man has been found

    UPDATE: Pennsylvania State Police report that James T. Hendricks, 31, of Centre Twp., was found after being reported missing earlier today.

    By Item Staff |

  • Education

    High Point’s Race for Education beats all records

    High Point Baptist Academy, Geigertown, completed their third annual walk-a-thon Race for Education starting with high hopes and ending with high dollars.

    By Carol Quaintance For Century 21st Media |

  • Accidents

    One dead after car strikes tree in Robeson

    A Berks County man is dead after his car left the road and struck a tree in Robeson Township Wednesday morning.

    By Matthew D’Ippolito |

  • General news

    Kutztown Task Force tackles drug addiction in face of overdose deaths

    The Kutztown Community Substance Abuse Task Force meeting April 21 was summarized best in a poem read by Kutztown Mayor Sandy Green.

    By Jake Austin For 21st Century Media |

  • Obituaries


    CHARLES E. SCHEIRER Charles E. Scheirer, 85, Kutztown passed away in his residence April 19, 2014. He was the husband of Marian M. (Bittner) Scheirer to whom they celebrated 60 years of marriage.


  • General news

    Trinity in Topton performs Cantata ‘The Living Last Words’

    The crucifixion scene dramatically displayed at Trinity Lutheran Evangelical Church in Topton, PA on Good Friday was stunning. The huge cross at center, built by Bill Moyer and Steve Beck, draped with tattered black fabric, was topped with a crown of thorns and backed by an enormous sunset mural, painted by Meghan Smith. The scene was simple yet powerful, dominating the worship space and providing the visual focus for the Cantata, “The Living Last Words” by Ruth Schram, performed at the...

    By Tina Ehrig Trinity Lutheran E.C. |

  • Music

    Kutztown High School hosts Spring Concert April 27

    Kutztown High School musicians have been working diligently on their Spring Concert to be held on, Sunday, April 27, 3 p.m. at the Kutztown High School Auditorium. The concert is open to the public, minimal admission fee charges. Five ensembles will be participating in the concert, Concert Choir, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Show Choir, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, and the Men’s Vocal Ensemble.

    By Bryan Hartman KHS |

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