In Other News

UPDATE: Missing Centre Twp. man has been found

By Item Staff |

Library referendum a contentious issue in Oley

The proposed library tax referendum set to appear on the May 20 primary ballot in Oley is generating strong feelings among township residents who must decide if a library is something for which they are willing to pay. ...

By Lynn A. Gladieux For 21st Century Media |


  • General news

    Boyertown Farmers Market to retire until further notice

    Changes are soon coming to the Boyertown Farmers Market. It was recently decided that the summer market will be temporarily discontinued.

    By Jake Austin For 21st Century Media |

  • Events

    Boy Scout Troop 140 hosts Yard Sale and BBQ May 10

    Boy Scout Troop 140 of St. Peter’s is planning their 5th Annual Community Yard Sale and Chicken BBQ on rain or shine Saturday, May 10, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. held at the corner of Rt. 23 and Morningside Drive, Elverson.

    From Boy Scout Troop 140 |

  • Education

    Drive for the Kids raises $680 for Robeson Elementary

    Anthony’s Chrysler Jeep Dodge, Elverson, helped raise $680 in funding for Roberson Elementary School with Chrysler brand’s Drive for the Kids program. The fundraising event was held on March 29, in conjunction with Fun Fair.

    From Anthony’s Chrysler |

  • Education

    High Point’s Race for Education beats all records

    High Point Baptist Academy, Geigertown, completed their third annual walk-a-thon Race for Education starting with high hopes and ending with high dollars.

    By Carol Quaintance For Century 21st 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 |

  • 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. |

  • Events

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  • Events

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary’s raptor egg hunt challenges children

    While others were looking for brightly colored and decorated eggs left by the Easter Bunny over the weekend, a group of 50 egg hunters took the challenge of finding hidden eggs left over by the Easter Raptor Passover at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Kempton on Saturday, April 19.

    Shea Singley

  • Events

    Community invited to walk in the park with Chestnut Knoll

    Get some fresh air and have a healthy season with Chestnut Knoll! Join Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care for an Intergenerational Walk in the Park on Saturday, May 3 at 10 a.m.

    From Chesnut Knoll |

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