In Other News

R&B and Blues artist Jesse Dee hits the lineup at Musikfest

By Emily Thiel|


  • General news

    Ribbon cutting celebrates grand opening of Frecon Farms bakery

    BoyertownFriends, family and community members gathered inside Frecon Farms on Friday for the ribbon cutting and official grand opening of the farms new bakery.

    By Krista Zimmerman For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Driver charged with being on drugs in crash that killed Berks CEO

    A 56-year-old Berks County man allegedly was speeding and driving his pickup truck under the influence of a combination of prescription drugs when he struck and killed an area business executive during her morning jog on a rural road, according to state police.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. |

  • Religion

    Hamburg area church calendar

    St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church, 99 Church Street, Hamburg, would like to extend an invitation to anyone who would like to join us at our 9:30 a.m. summer services on Sundays. Come and join us.


  • General news

    Butterflies fly into Kutztown Library

    The Butterfly Guy brought his butterfly friends to Kutztown, much to the joy of local youth.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Events

    Enter the Kutztown Fair Potpie Cookoff

    (Kutztown, PA)- Following the traditions of the region, Kutztown Fair is hosting the first POTPIE COOKOFF. On Thursday August 16. Individuals, Groups & Organizations, and Professional Cooking personnel are encouraged to enter. These 3 categories will compete for a $75 cash prize, a large rosette and bragging rights.

    From 2014 Kutztown Fair Committee |

  • Sports

    PA Strikers 10U wins 2014 PONY National Championship

    Congratulation to the 10U PA Striker Fastpitch Softball team who, just a few weeks after winning the 2014 10U PA PONY State Championship in Philadelphia, went undefeated (8-0) in Sterling, VA the week of July 18-23 to win the 2014 PONY 10U National tournament!


  • General news

    Light, Light, Light! Kutztown Library Teen Group Sparks A Reaction

    Spark A Reaction Teen Group celebrates science and sparks their imagination during imagination laboratories at Kutztown Community Library on Monday nights.

    By Steven Stolley For 21st Century Media |

  • Baseball

    Phillies win the 12U Kutztown youth baseball championship

    The Kutztown KYAA 12U baseball program has completed its spring-summer season with a 1-2-3 Kutztown sweep in the overall standings. The Kutztown program fielded three very solid teams with the Phillies, Dodgers and Tigers, finishing in that order against rival teams from Fleetwood, Muhlenberg, Brandywine and Oley Valley, totaling 10 teams representing the league.


  • General news

    Hamburgs From the Early Files

    25 Years Ago August 2, 1989 Jonathon Grimes and Christopher McGonigal of the Hamburg FFA Chapter recently attended the 1989 Washington Conference Program.


  • Baseball

    Boyertown boy, Easton Albert, named a Baseball Youth Magazine All-American

    Eight-year-old Easton Albert, who will be entering the third grade at Earl Elementary School in the Boyertown Area School District, was recently nominated, then named, to a Baseball Youth Magazine All-American 9U.


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