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‘Opaque Radiance’ falls over Churchtown landscape Feb. 6


Jewelry stolen from 2 residences in Albany Township; burglaries may be related to others

Jewelry was stolen from two residences on Hawk Mountain Road in Albany Township on Feb. 4. Police believe the burglaries may be related to others. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • News

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget plan has tax hikes to plug budget deficit

    NORRISTOWN >> Gov. Tom Wolf’s fiscal 2016 budget proposal aggressively proposes tax increases to address structural budget shortfalls caused by the failure of Wolf and the Legislature to reach an agreement on the fiscal 2015 budget.

    By Carl Rotenberg @CarlWriter on Twitter |

  • News

    30th Annual Lancaster County 4-H Benefit Auction to be held Feb. 20

    Come help 4-H in Lancaster County by supporting our annual 4-H benefit auction, to be held Feb. 20 at Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster, at 9 a.m. Specialty items to be sold include an Ariens Zoom 42” zero turn lawn mower donated by Weaver Turf Power; table top and road trip grills; certificates to the Sight & Sound, Laser Dome, Dutch Wonderland and Dutch Apple Dinner Theater; and more.

    PennState Extension |

  • News

    Twin Valley kindergarten registration announced for 2016-17

    Kindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 school year will take place on March 30 and 31.

    Twin Valley School District |

  • Columns

    Ask Esther: Why is the municipality weighing in on my sale?

    Dear Esther: We have a contract on our home and are close to settlement. I just found out that I need to contact our municipality to get their okay on our sale. We’ve had inspections and our buyers are satisfied with everything. Why do we need to involve the municipality?

    By Esther Prosser Columnist |

  • News

    Farmers tour agricultural technology, robotic milking in Kutztown at Pa. Young Farmers Association Winter Conference

    The Kutztown Young Farmers hosted the Pennsylvania Young Farmers Association Winter Conference Feb. 2 to 4, featuring a tour of Corner View Farm in Kutztown, which uses a robotic milking system.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    PAHWF East Auxiliary volunteers raise $20,000 to promote health & wellness

    Two local nonprofit organizations will benefit from fundraising efforts of the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation East Auxiliary. The Auxiliary operates the “Just For You” gift shop that is located in the lobby of the Pottstown Memorial Medical Center (PMMC). The gift shop is open to the public.

    Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation |

  • News

    BREAKING: Lower Pottsgrove Police confirm car in river belongs to missing man

    NORTH COVENTRY >> A vehicle belonging to a missing Lower Pottsgrove man was recovered with a body inside from the Schuylkill River early Tuesday afternoon.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • News

    Pottstown SCORE announces free and low-cost workshops

    The following free and low-cost workshops for small business owners and non-profit organizations are being offered to the community by SCORE Pottstown. Registration for these programs is requested. To register, please visit

    SCORE Pottstown |

  • News

    PAHWF awards more than $1.4 million in grant dollars

    The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation seeks grant proposals that are consistent with our identified mission of improving health outcomes in the Pottstown region. Within our mission, we have established priorities for which our grants are required to serve.

    Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation |

  • News

    Pottstown start-up partnering with local YMCA to bring convenient healthy food to community

    Tamans is pleased to announce their launch in Pottstown in collaboration with Pottstown YMCA. Tamans is a 21st century online and mobile marketplace where anyone can purchase delicious, healthy, local and fresh foods straight from the area’s farmers. The people of Pottstown and surrounding areas can now enjoy a great array of seasonal farm foods all year round conveniently.

    Francine Way Founder, Tamans |

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