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A Look Back in History: Salvage art creations and industrious Pennsylvania Dutch

By Richard L.T. Orth|

Amity Police consider electronic speed signs

AMITY >> Citing the high incidence of drivers violating the speed limit in various Douglassville residencial communities such as Greenbriar and Westridge, Amity Police Chief Andrew J. Kensey told the Board of Supervisors on March 15 he is lookin...

By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|


  • Entertainment

    Philly native, Randy Brecker, talks about his early days

    Widely regarded as one of the jazz community’s most coveted treasures, Grammy Award winning trumpeter and flugelhornist Randy Brecker, now 71, continues to thrive as a solo artist and a highly sought after session player and collaborator.

    By Rob Nagy For Digital First Media|

  • Announcements

    Barn Fresh Vintage Market to re-open this weekend

    Denise and Josh Berner, owners of Barn Fresh Vintage Market in Gilbertsville, had to close shop for several months following a fire to an adjoining building. Now the pair is getting ready for the grand-reopening of their store.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • Announcements

    Girl Scouts donate Easter baskets to Boyertown Area Multi-Service

    Girl Scouting is all about giving back to others and making the world a better place. Troops in the Boyertown Service Unit of the Girl Scouts of Eastern PA participate in monthly service projects.


  • News

    Fleetwood sends 9 to Berks 6th Grade Band Festival at Oley Valley MS

    Fleetwood Middle School is proud to send nine sixth grade students to the Berks County 6th Grade Band Festival held at Oley Valley Middle School on March 25.

    By Kristian Nygard Fleetwood School District|

  • News

    Kutztown hosts 11 Jazz Bands at Annual Jazz Festival

    Fleetwood, Oley Valley, Governor Mifflin, Pottstown, Boyertown Junior High, Wilson West, and Spring-Ford middle school jazz bands won outstanding performance at the annual Kutztown School District Jazz Festival on March 18.

    By Melissa Nolte Assistant to the Director of Student Activities and Athletics|

  • News

    Artists wanted for Kutztown Community Partnership Art Soiree

    Kutztown Community Partnership invites area artists to participate in its third annual Art Soiree on May 3-5. Artists’ works will be displayed in participating stores in the Kutztown business district. All media are welcome.

    By Jessica Lopresti KCP|

  • News

    Fleetwood 6th graders perform in Berks String Fest

    Eleven of Fleetwood Middle School’s sixth grade string students proudly represented Fleetwood in the annual Music Educator’s of Berks County 6th Grade String Fest on Saturday, March 18.

    By Kristian Nygard Fleetwood School District|

  • News

    15 from Fleetwood selected to perform in Jr. County Orchestra

    After months of preparation and a round of auditions, fifteen Fleetwood students in grades 7 through 9 qualified to participate in this year’s MEBC Jr. County Orchestra Festival. These students will be representing Fleetwood during the weekend of April 1 at Kutztown Area High School under the direction of Dr. Tim Dixon from Messiah College. This festival gives students in both orchestra and band a chance to perform together in a full orchestra setting. The students representing...

    By Kristian Nygard Fleetwood School District|

  • News

    Hamburg Law firm Antanavage Farbiarz expands

    David W. Crossett recently joined the historic law firm of Antanavage Farbiarz, PLLC.

    Antanavage Farbiarz, PLLC|

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    Shoemakersville Lions Club donates to Zion’s Community Garden, feeding those in need

    Shoemakersville Area Lions Club President Brian Moroney presented a check for $300 to Eileen Puglia, Zion Lutheran Church Council President for Zion’s Community Garden, which provides food for the Hamburg Area residents who are in need. Mrs. Puglia was also the speaker for the Ladies Night held on Thursday, March 23, at Hoss’s Steak and Seafood House, Leesport. Mrs. Puglia spoke on scrapbooking, and explained how to scrapbook and gave tips on how to get started in...

    By James W. Seifert Shoemakersville Lions|

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