In Other News

Kutztown Community Library Board increase Youth Librarian hours to better serve community

By Lisa Mitchell|

Kutztown 8th grader wins 2nd in kennel club story telling contest

Kutztown Middle School 8th grader Zoe Weidman won second place in the Lehigh Valley Kennel Club’s first annual Story Telling Contest. ...

By Tom Nardone Lehigh Valley Kennel Club |


  • Business

    Pennsylvania Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores will be open on MLK Day, other holidays

    HARRISBURG >> The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) has announced that hundreds of Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores will be open Monday, Jan. 16 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day – as well as on Presidents Day, Memorial Day, and the Fourth of July this year.

    By The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Kutztown Community Library hosts Laura Ingalls Wilder 150th birthday party

    Kutztown Community Library will celebrate the 150th birthday of author Laura Ingalls Wilder with a program and refreshments on Feb. 18 at 1 p.m.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Multiple uses presented for Birdsboro Elementary Center when it closes

    AMITY >> Public feelings were mixed at the Jan. 9 Daniel Boone Area School Board meeting about the multiple future uses presented for the Birdsboro Elementary Center.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Bereavement Support Group in Berks helps those facing sudden loss of spouse

    People suffer many types of loss throughout their lives. With loss, comes grief.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • Announcements

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Joslyn Koval graduates

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Joslyn Koval graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • News

    Life insurance 101: What you need to know

    Life insurance; everyone says it’s important but it can be a difficult topic to talk about and even more difficult to understand. However, it is a critical topic to grasp because of its importance when building a financial strategy.


  • News

    Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources applauds plans to close Hamburg State Center

    Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disability (PAR) applauds the plan announced by Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Dallas yesterday to close the Hamburg State Center. The Center is one of five remaining state-operated institutions where individuals with intellectual disability reside and receive services. As Pennsylvania’s largest association exclusively representing providers of services to people with intellectual disability or...


  • News

    American Red Cross of Reading to participate in MLK Day of Service

    As part of the nationwide Day of Service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the American Red Cross and other organizations will be teaming up to improve community safety through the Red Cross Home Fire Campaign.

    American Red Cross|

  • Events

    Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo returns to Oaks this weekend

    Oaks >> Animal lovers looking for a winter event for the whole family have found just what they’re looking for in the Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo, which returns to the area Jan. 13, 14 and 15.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • News

    Animal Rescue League of Berks County invites public to open house

    CUMRU TOWNSHIP >> The Animal Rescue League of Berks County will be having and Open House at the shelter at 58 Kennel Road, on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Guests are invited to bring their pets for an open, green-screen background, pet photo booth, compliments of Partymasterz (photo booth pictures are available for a $5 donation). Local artist Jan Gaul will be on hand for a live painting of one of an ARL Adoptables from the “Sweetest ARL Adoptable”...

    Animal Rescue League of Berks County|

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