In Other News

Hawk Mountain Migration Kick-Off Fest off to flying start

By Lisa Mitchell|

Kutztown Strong enacts strong relationship between school district, university, community

Kutztown Strong is a local non-profit organization operating in the Kutztown area to combat youth substance abuse behaviors for the health and well-being of their community. Having developed strong relationships with both the Kutztown Area School Dist...

By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|


  • News

    Scout project brings new LED sign to Boyertown Salvation Army

    The Boyertown Salvation Army now has a new LED sign thanks to local Boy Scout Chad Gamler. The sign was placed at the Reading Avenue location in July and is now being used to announce upcoming events.

    Rebecca Blanchard

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    New Schuylkill Valley superintendent believes in being a servant leader

    Schuylkill Valley School District welcomed as new superintendent, Dr. Cindy Mierzejewski. From May 30 to June 30, Mierzejewski worked with former superintendent Dr. Warren Mata, who retired. Her first day was July 1.

    Lisa Mitchell

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    ‘Wall-E’ inspires robot creations at Hamburg Strand Theater

    The Hamburg Strand Theater hosted Art and a Movie events this summer for children, “The Wizard of Oz” on July 17 and Pixar’s “Wall-E” on Aug. 14.

    Lisa Mitchell

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    Hamburg School Board hires 2 LPNs to fill school nurse vacancy

    On Aug. 14, the Hamburg Area School Board voted 6-0 to hire two Licensed Practical Nurses at a rate of $20 per hour to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of one of the district’s certified school nurses.

    By Arch Kurtz For Digital First Media|

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    Culvers celebrate 60th anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. James H. Culver of Upper Bern Twp. celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on July 5, 1957 in the Tyrone Church of the Brethren by the late Rev. Wilmer Kensinger.


  • Music

    Doubleclicks’ ‘Love Problems’ is a leap forward

    Happiness has not spoiled the Doubleclicks. Singing sisters Angela Webber and Aubrey Turner, who return to Steel City Coffee House in Phoenixville Aug. 26, have both married since their previous appearance there last year. Angela, the nerd-folk duo’s guitar player and principal lyricist, has also moved with her husband from Portland, Oregon, to Los Angeles to pursue opportunities in music and comedy.

    By Joe Barron|

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    Schwank to hold Child Care Seminar on Aug. 22

    Sen. Judy Schwank will hold a Child Care Seminar from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Exeter Community Library on Tuesday, Aug. 22.

    The office of Sen. Judy Schwank|

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    Ivan Stoltzfus of Honey Brook returns home from second cross-country tractor ride

    Ivan Stoltzfus of Honey Brook returned home from his second drive across the country on his 1948 John Deere Model A Tractor benefiting Across America for Wounded Heroes.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

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    Building a Better Boyertown announces Dog Days of August

    Building a Better Boyertown is hosting the annual Dog Days of August event this coming weekend, Aug. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on N. Chestnut Street. This is going to be an exciting event for all pet owners and their companions in walkable Boyertown.

    Building a Better Boyertown|

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    Boyertown twirling coach draws jail for improper contact with teen girl

    NORRISTOWN >> A former Berks County man who authorities said helped coach the Boyertown Legionette Twirlers faces time behind bars for having an inappropriate relationship with a teenage girl he coached.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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