In Other News

Pedal Paddle offers taste of outdoor activities

By Eileen Faust efaust@pottsmerc.com |

Fleetwood Community Theatre’s ‘Peter Pan’ took audiences on a magical adventure

Young area actors got to soar to new heights in Fleetwood Community Theatre’s summer production of “Peter Pan,” much to the delight of the audience at Fleetwood Area High School last weekend. ...

By Cheryl Thornburg cthornburg@21st-centurymedia.com |

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  • Events

    Butterfly expert to hold book signing and presentation at The Corner Shoppe

    Ron Richael, local author of the book “Attracting Butterflies” will hold a book signing and two presentations on Friday, Aug. 8.

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  • School boards

    Latin no longer a language elective at Hamburg, Tilden principal moved to middle school

    Hamburg Area school directors acknowledged at their meeting on July 28 that the language elective Latin is history in regards to the district’s curriculum for the 2014-15 school year.

    By Arch Kurtz For 21st Century Media |

  • Swimming

    Kutztown Dolphins swim to Arctic Division championship

    The Kutztown Dolphins swim team defeated the teams from Topton and Robesonia to finish the regular season undefeated in the Arctic Division of the Berks County Swimming Association. This is the Dolphins’ first winning season since 2007.

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  • Crime

    Hamburg Borough Police reports

    Vehicle and pedestrian accident on South 4th Street

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  • Crime

    State Police search for Berks County Prison inmate who did not return from work release

    Pennsylvania State Police are searching for Randy Allen Robertson, 24, of Reading, who escaped from Berks County Prison in Bern Twp. after he failed to return to the prison from work release at the required time on July 31 at 6:30 p.m.

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  • Automobile racing

    Hodnett and Laubach win Thunder on the Hill

    The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series continued its’ 25th anniversary season on July 29 with the popular 410 Sprints and the Race of Champions Modifieds in a spectacular double-header. Greg Hodnett earned a $5,000 payday for winning the 35 lap 410 Sprint feature event, his fourth win in a row at Grandview Speedway.

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  • General news

    Newly opened Divots Bar and Grill to host deck party Aug. 1

    Regardless of the 30-minute rule, you can now take a swim between your meal and dessert at a newly opened restaurant located in the Flying Hills Village Center.

    Emily Thiel
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  • General news

    Flamin’ Dick and the Hot Rods take to the Reading Fair stage

    Flamin’ Dick and the Hot Rods will take the stage at the Reading Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 7 and 9 p.m. The band, who started playing the Reading Fair in 2009, describe themselves as a ‘50s and ‘60s Rock-n-Roll Party Band. They play a variety of music spanning 1955 to 1968 – “The golden years of Rock-n-Roll,” as they put it. The classic songs played by Flamin’ Dick and the Hot Rods have the sound and feel of the artists they cover – artists...

    By Steven Stolley For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Caregivers find support

    The Kutztown Community Library hosts a caregiver support group sponsored by the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Their meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of every month.

    By Steven Stolley For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    St. Luke’s health care providers and administrators battle mud, water and fire in Spartan Race

    As health care providers, you work together with your team, apply your skills, put your best foot forward and approach each day ready to take on whatever situation comes your way. When a team of St. Luke’s employees recently got together to compete in the Spartan Race, they used this same approach.

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