In Other News

Historical Society Of Montgomery County to offer genealogy workshop

The Historical Society of Montgomery County |

Hollenbach Construction receives 2016 Business/Enterprise of the Year Award

Hollenbach Construction, Inc. received the 2016 Business/Enterprise of the Year Award from the Tri County Area Chamber during the Annual Dinner on April 21 at Rivercrest Golf Club and Preserve in Phoenixville. ...

Hollenbach Construction, Inc. |


  • Entertainment

    Center City Jazz Festival features six hours of live music April 30

    International Jazz Day is April 30, so it’s fitting that musicians with various jazz styles will be performing 1 to 7 p.m. April 30 for the Center City Jazz Festival in Philadelphia.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter |

  • News

    Old-fashioned ‘sewing circle’ open to public May 14

    On Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., an old-fashioned sewing circle will be held at the Berks County Heritage Center. This is a free event.

    Berks County Parks and Recreation |

  • News

    Berks County Astronomical Society to host spring Starwatch

    Join Parks staff and the Berks County Astronomical Society for a spring Starwatch and program to learn about and see the many stars in the night sky. This informative program will begin at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 13, with the Starwatch to follow.

    Berks County Parks and Recreation |

  • News

    Local organizations come together to offer ‘Aging Parent Fair’

    In the midst of a busy career, another aspect of life often unexpectedly enters lives: caring for aging parents. Unlike college, where parents are aware of the timing needed to make advanced plans, aging issues tend to be crisis driven and become a priority without warning.

    Comfort Keepers® |

  • News

    Albright College presents annual fashion showcase

    Albright College’s fashion designers and merchandisers will host a high-energy fashion showcase on Saturday, May 7.

    Albright College |

  • News

    Antietam HS graduate published in literary magazine

    Ashley Shannon, of Reading, had work published in RiverCraft, an on-campus literary magazine at Susquehanna University.

    Susquehanna University |

  • News

    Second set of collectable Bear Fever coasters now available

    A second set of Bear Fever coasters featuring 4 different Bear Fever bears is now available at Dancing Tree Creations Artisans Gallery and Studio, 220 South Reading Avenue, Boyertown, PA, and Studio B Fine Art Gallery, 39A East Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown, PA.

    From Studio B |

  • News

    Kutztown visitors teach Quidditch to Boyertown locals

    On Saturday, April 2, the Boyertown Community Library hosted a highly-anticipated event with the Kutztown University Quidditch team.

    Boyertown Community Library |

  • News

    Actress portrays Frances Perkins, Secretary of Labor under FDR, during one-woman show at Heritage of Green Hills

    Residents of The Heritage of Green Hills, a healthy life plan community outside of Reading, were recently entertained by actress Peggy Orner, who portrayed Frances Perkins, the Secretary of Labor under Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Perkins was the first woman to serve as a cabinet secretary and was the longest serving Labor Secretary in U.S. history. She was credited with being the principal architect of the New Deal and was largely responsible for U.S. adoption of social security, unemployment...


  • News

    Amity Elementary fourth graders get political with presidential campaign posters

    Fourth graders in Tom Sweet’s computer class at Amity Elementary Center recently created their own campaign posters using Microsoft Publisher. The students were given three options: they could choose themselves, pick a current candidate or do none of the above. Thirty students chose themselves, with the rest of results as follows: First place, Trump (23); Second place, none of the above (18); Third place, Cruz (15); Fourth place, Rubio (12); Fifth place, Sanders (12); and Sixth place,...


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