In Other News

Phillie Phanatic asks Northeast Chamber of Commerce members to become Phanatics

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • General news

    Scouting troop helps transform Thun Trail into spooky haunted hayride

    You would not have wanted to be lost in the woods when Exeter Township’s Park and Recreation Department transformed the Thun Trail into one spooky, scary place.

    Emily Thiel

  • General news

    Amity votes Nov. 5 on Truck to Transfer Station

    The Amity Township Board of Supervisors will vote Nov. 5 on Environmental Enterprises, Inc., application to establish a 10-day environmental waste truck to transfer station in Amity Township. The final testimony was heard on Oct. 15 at the Conditional Use Hearing before the board. The hearing was continued from Sept. 22.

    By Denise Larive 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Something’s Looming shows documentary film ‘Woven Lives’ Sunday, Oct. 26

    The some things looming Fiber Arts Gallery and Studio, 526 Washington St., Reading, will screen the documentary film, Woven Lives, as part of its current show--Transforming Traditions—that features the unique weavings of the de Los Angeles family of the village of Teotitlian del Valle in the state of Oaxaca., Mexico and runs through Nov. 1.


  • General news

    Spicing up the fall with Hay Creek Apple Festival

    The weekend of Saturday, Oct. 11 and Sunday, Oct. 12, the historical Joanna Furnace was home to the Hay Creek Valley Historical Association’s Apple Festival.

    By Amanda Galanti and Richie Ricciardi 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Pottstown Zoning Board OKs continued operation of iCreate Cafe

    A popular vegetarian cafe and computer training center on King Street will be allowed to continue operating as it already does thanks to a unanimous ruling by the zoning hearing board Wednesday night.

    By Evan Brandt |

  • General news

    $41 million needed to fix Boone schools

    The results of the recent Daniel Boone School District Capital Reserve Study indicate that $41 million is needed the next 20 years to keep all district buildings operational.

    By Denise Larive 21st Century Media |

  • Events

    Opa! Greek Food Bazaar returns to Reading on Oct. 17-18-19

    The largest ethnic food festival in Berks County returns this weekend for its 44th year at Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church.

    By Tony Phyrillas @TonyPhyrillas on Twitter |

  • General news

    Berks County revises 911 screening of Ebola virus

    The Commissioners of the County of Berks have directed, through the Berks County Department of Emergency Services 9-1-1 Communications Center, that the County begin screening requests for emergency medical service response (EMS) for Ebola Virus Disease related risks. This screening will consist of two very brief questions that callers will be asked to assess risk for this potentially infectious illness. This process dovetails with the County’s long-standing policy of screening EMS...


  • Features/People

    Moms Club of New Hanover Township holds open house at Wilcox Farms

    Throughout the area, local moms are supporting local moms.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • General news

    Gilbertsville Boy Scout Troop 36 celebrates 80 years; Troop to hold food drive at Boyertown Halloween Parade

    Gilbertsville Boy Scout Troop 36 are celebrating 80 years of service to the community this year. The troop will continue its efforts at the Boyertown Parade this Saturday, collecting canned goods.

    By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

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