In Other News

John’s Supply hosts Honey Brook holiday food drive Dec. 6

By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |


  • General news

    Liberty Bell to fund turn lane improvements in Union

    A representative of Ethan Michael, Inc. (EMI) -- developer of the Liberty Bell Motorsports Park, Route 724, Union Township -- said Nov. 17 that EMI will provide the remaining $400,000 needed to add a left turn lane at Route 724 and River Bridge Road.

    By Denise Larive 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Something’s Looming Fiber Arts Gallery ‘Handmade Holiday 5’ show

    This year’s “Handmade Holidays 5” show at the some things looming Fiber Arts Gallery and Studio, 526 Washington St., Reading, will not only celebrate the festive season, but also the importance of small businesses like the gallery.


  • Business

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tammy Gore steps down; chamber seeks new director

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tammy Gore “stepped down,” announced Board of Directors vice president Gretchen Strouphar during the monthly breakfast Nov. 21.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • General news

    Hamburg’s From the Early Files

    25 Years Ago Nov. 29, 1989 >> During a special meeting last Wednesday afternoon the Hamburg Borough Council approved the borough’s $899,860.00 proposed general fund budget for 1990, an increase of $20,857.00 over this year’s budget.


  • 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.


  • Religion

    Hamburg area church calendar

    St. Mary Roman Catholic Church Located at 94 Walnut Road in Tilden Township. Visit our website at Daily schedule: Eucharistic devotions on Monday at 7 p.m.; Masses on Tuesday at 7 p.m. and Wednesday through Friday at 9 a.m. Weekend Masses on Saturday at 4:30 p.m., and Sunday at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Reconciliation every Saturday from 3:45 - 4:15 p.m. and before each daily Mass. Upcoming activities include:


  • General news

    Hamburg area residents have ‘H.A.D.I.T.’ with the illegal drug problem

    “Make no mistake about it. This is not just a little bit of a problem. This is not just a minor item. This is something that has been referred to by many people as an epidemic, a plague, a disaster,” said Representative Jerry Knowles, on the statewide illegal drug problems. “And it’s all of those. It is each and every one of those words to describe the situation that we’re dealing with here.”

    Shea Singley

  • Events

    Boyertown Area Choral Association presents two free holiday concerts

    This year the Boyertown Area Choral Association will celebrate the holiday season by offering two free concerts to the community. The first will be held on Thanksgiving weekend, Sunday, Nov. 30, at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, located at 750 N. Evans Street in Pottstown.

    From the Boyertown Area Choral Association |

  • Features/People

    Boyertown graduate Andy Schön travels world, shares experiences in new book

    He knew what he wanted to do, and he knew when he was finished doing it.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • General news

    Montgomery County Community College’s 50th Anniversary Event Honors 50 Exceptional Alumni and Launches $9 Million Fundraising Campaign

    In celebration of its 50-year milestone, Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) honored 50 exceptional alumni and launched a comprehensive fundraising campaign to raise $9 million for student scholarships during a special award ceremony on Nov. 14.

    From Montgomery County Community College |

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