In Other News

Boyertown high school students shadow local businesses

By Rebecca Blanchard|

State Theatre of Boyertown to play ‘Son of God’ for free thanks to anonymous sponsor

Thanks to an anonymous sponsor, this week ‘Son of God’ is showing for free at the historic State Theatre of Boyertown. ...

From the State Theatre of Boyertown |


  • General news

    Eggstravaganza takes over Berks Heritage Center

    Seventy degrees and sunshine welcomed hundreds of families to the Berks County Parks & Recreation’s Eggstravaganza event at the bucolic and historic property of the county’s Heritage Center. For three hours on Saturday, families enjoyed free children’s activities and entertainment that were as much a celebration as spring’s arrival as the upcoming Easter holiday.

    By Mary Himmelberger For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Blue Mountain Seventh-day Adventists Elementary students win 2nd place in regional robotics challenge

    Fourteen teams from Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio and Pennsylvania met on Sunday, March 30, at Blue Mountain Academy (BMA) for the second Robotics Challenge. Team participants included 11 Adventist schools and three community clubs. The event was sponsored by the Pennsylvania conference,

    From S.D.A. Elementary |

  • Religion

    Hamburg Seventh-day Adventist Church presents relief aid check to ADRA

    Hamburg Seventh-day Adventist Church presented a check to Jonathan Duffy, President of Adventist Development and Relief International (ADRA), on March 15. The check was for relief aid for the destruction that was a result of the earthquake that occurred in the Philippines in November 2013.

    By Alyssa Shields |

  • Education

    Shared services could be a better option than Exeter-Antietam merger

    A full merger is not the only option for Antietam and Exeter schools, was the message the Exeter Township Board of School Directors sent to the community during their workshop meeting held Tuesday, April 8. Board members took the opportunity to discuss their individual views on the Exeter-Antietam merger, after being presented the budgetary speculations to a merged district.

    Emily Thiel

  • General news

    Shartlesville Lions: Bernville Police Chief and partner visit Lions Club

    The Shartlesville Lions Club welcomed Bernville Borough Police Department’s Chief Brian E. Thumm and his police partner in action, patrol and narcotics dog, Gus.

    By Adele Argot Lions Club |

  • General news

    Hamburg Lions to hold meet and greet for friends and family

    AS Lions International has declared April to be “Family and Friends Month,” the Hamburg Lions Club is planning a “Meet and Greet Friends & Family - Lions & Leos Event.” This event will be held on Sunday, April 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Center located in the Borough Hall Building at 3rd and Island Street in Hamburg. All Lions, Leos, their families and friends are invited to come, along with anyone who is interested in attending.

    Submitted by Hamburg Lions Club |

  • Neighborhood News

    Birdsboro gets a makeover with the Schuylkill Scrub

    People from all ages met up at Birdsboro Borough Hall Saturday, April 5 to clean up the town as part of The Great American Clean Up, and Schuylkill Scrub.

    By Amelia Fox Daniel Boone Student Reporter |

  • General news

    Schuylkill Valley Community Library participating in World Book Night

    Schuylkill Valley Community Library is proud to one of 2,300 bookstores and libraries across America supporting World Book Night 2014.

    From Schuylkill Valley Community Library |

  • General news

    Hamburg Rotary: Engineering Design Academy ‘Stem’

    Hamburg Rotary welcomed Chris Spohn the principal at Hamburg High School to share with members a new program, Engineering Design Academy “STEM” that students who do not choose a college or BCIU program can learn skills for jobs that are available in the future. Rotarian Steven Keifer was the program chairperson on April 10.


  • General news

    Hamburg Borough Police reports

    Man arrested for Public Drunkenness


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