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  • 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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    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary’s raptor egg hunt challenges children

    While others were looking for brightly colored and decorated eggs left by the Easter Bunny over the weekend, a group of 50 egg hunters took the challenge of finding hidden eggs left over by the Easter Raptor Passover at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Kempton on Saturday, April 19.

    Shea Singley

  • Berks

    Royersford Public Library hosts lecture on Egyptian Hieroglphs

    Royersford Public Library will host Ancient Alphabet of the Pharaohs on Wednesday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m. This presentation will be lead by Dr. Stacie Olson. It is the third in a series of lectures from the Penn Museum’s Outreach Lecture Program. This talk will teach you how to write your name in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. A brief lecture will introduce you to the ancient alphabet and its writing system. You will learn how the Egyptians used small pictures to write their language, without...

    By Royersford Public Library |

  • General news

    Birdsboro Berks Encore celebrates Earth Day April 22


  • Berks

    Berks County students prepare for research conference

    Reading Area Community College will welcome more than 150 students from Berks County colleges for Reflective Visions, the 15th Annual Conference for Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression on Saturday, April 26. The event, which begins at 8:30 a.m., is sponsored by the Higher Education Council of Berks County.

    By Reading Area Community College |

  • General news

    Library referendum a contentious issue in Oley

    The proposed library tax referendum set to appear on the May 20 primary ballot in Oley is generating strong feelings among township residents who must decide if a library is something for which they are willing to pay.

    By Lynn A. Gladieux For 21st Century Media |

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