In Other News

Vagabond Acting Troupe presents Comedy Improv May 2 and 3

From Vagabond acting Troupe |


  • General news

    UPDATE: Missing Centre Twp. man has been found

    UPDATE: Pennsylvania State Police report that James T. Hendricks, 31, of Centre Twp., was found after being reported missing earlier today.

    By Item Staff |

  • Features/People

    Society of Farm Women of Pennsylvania celebrate 100 years; holding quilt show and bake sale this Saturday

    The Berks County Society of Farm Women of Pennsylvania will host a quilt show and bake sale on Saturday, April 26, at the St. John-Hill United Church of Christ of Boyertown located at 620 Hill Church Rd. They welcome all members of the community to join them in viewing the many quilts and light refreshments. The festivities will run from 9am to 3pm.

    By Hilda Hynes For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Park sees first ever Boyertown Disc Golf Annual Tournament

    Saturday, April 12, marked the first ever Boyertown Disc Golf Annual Tournament. Disc Golfers from all over the area lined up early Saturday morning under the Cambell Pavilion at the Boyertown Park to register for the tournament.

    By Hilda Hynes For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Boyertown’s ‘Hookies’ gets a facelift

    With buckets and tarps in hand, it didn’t take long for Todd Gamler and other members of the Boyertown Friendship Hook & Ladder Fire Company’s board to recognize this winter’s heavy snowfalls had taken its toll on the roof of the landmark building.

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

  • 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 |

  • General news

    Kutztown Task Force tackles drug addiction in face of overdose deaths

    The Kutztown Community Substance Abuse Task Force meeting April 21 was summarized best in a poem read by Kutztown Mayor Sandy Green.

    By Jake Austin For 21st Century Media |

  • Obituaries


    CHARLES E. SCHEIRER Charles E. Scheirer, 85, Kutztown passed away in his residence April 19, 2014. He was the husband of Marian M. (Bittner) Scheirer to whom they celebrated 60 years of marriage.


  • General news

    Trinity in Topton performs Cantata ‘The Living Last Words’

    The crucifixion scene dramatically displayed at Trinity Lutheran Evangelical Church in Topton, PA on Good Friday was stunning. The huge cross at center, built by Bill Moyer and Steve Beck, draped with tattered black fabric, was topped with a crown of thorns and backed by an enormous sunset mural, painted by Meghan Smith. The scene was simple yet powerful, dominating the worship space and providing the visual focus for the Cantata, “The Living Last Words” by Ruth Schram, performed at the...

    By Tina Ehrig Trinity Lutheran E.C. |

  • Music

    Kutztown High School hosts Spring Concert April 27

    Kutztown High School musicians have been working diligently on their Spring Concert to be held on, Sunday, April 27, 3 p.m. at the Kutztown High School Auditorium. The concert is open to the public, minimal admission fee charges. Five ensembles will be participating in the concert, Concert Choir, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Show Choir, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, and the Men’s Vocal Ensemble.

    By Bryan Hartman KHS |

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