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  • Accidents

    Boyertown rescue crews report to rollover crash

    On Saturday, April 11, at 9:55 p.m. Boyertown Area Fire & Rescue was dispatched to a rollover crash with injuries and possible entrapment in Douglass Township, Berks, on Farmington Avenue at the industrial complex between Englesville Hill Road and Farmington Avenue to assist State Police.

    From Boyertown Area Fire & Rescue |

  • News

    High school exchange student shadows Senator Argall in Capitol

    A Wilson Area High School exchange student from Norway, Sander Nygaard, spent Tuesday April 14 shadowing Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) at the state Capitol.

    By Jon Hopcraft The Office of Senator David Argall |

  • Announcements

    PennDOT to resurface PA 10 and PA 724 in Berks County

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 5 announced today PA 10 and PA 724 in Berks County will be resurfaced beginning April 27.

    From PennDOT |

  • News

    Tri-county support group formed for families dealing with drug addiction

    Carly Umstead’s war against heroin has been a hard eight-year fight that started when she was just 12 years old.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Announcements

    United Way Of Boyertown Area adds ‘Happy 2 Be Home’ as 17th member

    The United Way of Boyertown Area Board of Directors is pleased to announce the addition of “Happy 2 be Home” as their 17th member agency plus a special distribution of $2,000 to further their 2015 efforts in the Boyertown area. This is in addition to the $235,000 already committed during 2015 to the 16 other member agencies serving Boyertown Area residents.

    From the United Way of Boyertown |

  • News

    Boyertown Schools get $3,000 in tax issue settlement

    The Boyertown Area School District will get $3,000 as the result of an agreement with Gravel Pike 50, LLC.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st- @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Colebrookdale’s ‘Mudball’ rail ride means wildflowers for mom

    Kids love mud, and moms love flowers.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st- @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Boone board president blasts rumor mill

    In an attempt to move forward with the Daniel Boone School Board’s continuing budget and curriculum agendas, board President Richard Martino read at Monday night’s meeting a prepared statement to dispel the “erroneous comments made either at the podium or on social media.”

    By Denise Larive For Berks-Mont News |

  • Events

    Albright College to host author of ‘Inside the Hotel Rwanda’

    Kerry Zukus, co-author of Inside the Hotel Rwanda: The Surprising True Story…and Why It Matters Today, will speak at Albright College on Thursday, April 23, at 7 p.m., about the 1994 Rwandan genocide and the accuracy of the 2004 film “Hotel Rwanda.”

    From Albright College |

  • Crime

    Two taken into custody for armed robbery in Hamburg

    The Hamburg Borough Police Department is investigation an armed robbery that occurred on Monday, April 13, at approximately 11:40 p.m.

    From the Hamburg Borough Police Department |

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