In Other News

James DeLong and Annie Bleiler crowned Brandywine Heights Homecoming King & Queen

By Helen Miller Brandywine senior |


  • General news

    Boyertown holds 55th ‘Original’ Cavalcade of Bands

    Boyertown’s 55th “Original: Cavalcade of Bands, hosted annually by the Boyertown Area School Music League, was held on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Boyertown Area Senior High School Memorial Stadium.


  • General news

    Major construction work at 562 and Shelbourne Rd. begins Sept. 29

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced today a project will begin Monday (Sept. 29) to improve the intersection of PA 562 with Shelbourne and Oley Turnpike roads in Exeter Township, Berks County.


  • Education

    Hamburg Area High School adopts co-principality

    For the 2014-2015 school year, Hamburg Area High School students and faculty will be adjusting to the newly adopted principle of co-principality. Former vice-principal of HAHS, Mr. Andrew Netznik, will begoverning half of the student body, that is, the freshman and sophomore classes. The presiding, affable HAHS principal, Mr. Christopher Spohn, will continue to oversee and guide the junior and senior classes, no longer burdened by the idiosyncrasies of the unaccustomed underclassmen. Both of...

    By Julian Warner Senior, Hamburg Area High School |

  • Social groups and organizations

    Hamburg Rotary donates to Hamburg Area Drug Intervention Team at recent meeting

    Jennifer Pospisil accepts a donation for H.A.D.I.T (Hamburg Area Drug Intervention Team) from the Hamburg Rotary Club. Elaine Swavely past president of Hamburg Rotary presents the check. The donation is to help educate an bring awareness to the growing illegal drug problem facing our society today.


  • Features/People

    Montgomery County Community College students participate in Legislator Shadowing Pilot Program

    As part of a new pilot program, four Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) female students recently spent a day with women members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in Harrisburg to explore careers in public service.

    From Montgomery County Community College |

  • General news

    Community celebrates recovery, brings awareness at Soberstock

    Hundreds gathered at Easy Does It, Inc. in Leesport to celebrate recovery at Soberstock 2014 on Saturday, Sept. 20 from 12 to 6 p.m.

    By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

  • Opinion

    Welcome to my World: My Letters to Paul---Newman, of course

    Reprint: 2008 Lifestyles over 50

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

  • Opinion

    Small Beginnings: Technology and travel meet together for a better experience

    I know that technology has an impact on everything we do and having just had a vacation I experienced the impact of technology during our trip as well. One significant way technology changed our travel plans was with the handheld GPS device we used to navigate among our many destinations. On nearly every other vacation involving a road trip, we nearly always employed the now antiquated road atlas and paper map techniques of finding our way around unfamiliar places. This time things were...

    By Lisa Schappell Columnist |

  • General news

    Hamburg’s From the Early Files

    25 Years Ago Oct. 4, 1989 >> When Hamburg Area High School performs “Guys and Dolls” November 17 and 18, the lead “guy” will be played by senior Chris Budden, who has appeared in the last four Hamburg Area High School musicals.


  • Events

    Hamburg area calendar of events

    Recurring Centerport Lions Club: Jamming Sessions will be held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Music starts at 5:30 p.m. All musicians welcome.


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