In Other News

Kutztown Task Force tackles drug addiction in face of overdose deaths

By Jake Austin For 21st Century Media |


  • General news

    Police looking for missing man from Centre Twp.

    Pennsylvania State Police are looking for James T. Hendricks, 31, who was last seen at his residence in the 4000 block of Bellemans Church Road in Centre Twp. between 4:30 and 6:45 a.m. on Wednesday, April 23. He was last seen wearing blue jeans or red shorts, black and white plaid jacket with a black hood, blue sneakers and a black beanie. Hendricks is 6 foot, 205 pounds with short brown hair and blue eyes. He suffers from mental deficiencies.

    By Item Staff |

  • General news

    In Colebrookdale: Liberty Park being eyed for development

    The Colebrookdale Township commissioners have been approached by the Berks County Redevelopment Authority about purchasing Liberty Park for the construction of a new magisterial district justice’s office.

    By: Lynn A. Gladieux For 21st Century Media |

  • Arts and entertainment

    Montgomery County Community College’s Chamber Strings Ensemble to perform April 27

    Montgomery County Community College invites the community to come and enjoy a free Chamber Strings Concert.

    From Montgomery County Community College |

  • Events

    Community invited to walk in the park with Chestnut Knoll

    Get some fresh air and have a healthy season with Chestnut Knoll! Join Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care for an Intergenerational Walk in the Park on Saturday, May 3 at 10 a.m.

    From Chesnut Knoll |

  • 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 |

  • General news

    Recognizing Earth Day: Volunteers help clean up the Kernsville Dam Recreation Area

    Community members spent the day helping keep the Kernsville Dam Recreation Area clean on Saturday, April 19.

    Shea Singley

  • General events

    ARL and CatWorks host ‘Spring Adoption Event & Dip Off’

    The Westy Bar and Grill will once again be welcoming some four legged customers, as well as their fans and advocates, this coming Saturday.

    Shea Singley

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