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Pottstown Bark for Life raises money to fight cancer

By Caroline Sweeney and Michilea Patterson |

This is what last night’s ‘Blood Moon’ looked like


By Meg Wagner Digital First Media |


  • Pets

    Adoptable pets from the Montgomery County S.P.C.A.

    Chloe is a spayed adult kitty. She is a great girl that is good with children and doesn’t mind being around other cats or dogs. Chloe is litterbox trained and ready to find a loving home. Release number A242777


  • Opinion

    Letter to the Editor: Give me back my hometown

    It seems like not that long ago when I used to ride my bike all over town, without a care in the world. Life was simpler then. Days were spent working hard at school, playing sports, and going to church with family. I smile when I reminisce about school dances and playing manhunt outside when the sun went down. As teenagers, we lived for Friday night football games and meeting friends at Michael’s Diner afterwards. Our town burst with pride for the blue and white.


  • Features/People

    Tail Waggin’ Tutors Program visits with Pottstown students

    Pottstown Middle School fifth and sixth grade students spend some quality time with man’s best friend. Once a week four members of the Tail Waggin’ Tutors Program – Jack, Blue, Mozart, and TJ sit in the classroom as students read a book of their choice.

    By Pottstown School District |

  • Outdoor recreation

    ‘Outdoor Berks’ App offered through Reading Health System

    Reading Health System, in partnership with the Friends of Reading Hospital, introduced a free app for smart phones, “Outdoor Berks.” Designed to make it fun and easy for those visiting, living, or working in Berks County to get out and be active, the app provides easy access to parks and recreation available throughout Berks County. Whether people want to hike, bike, or just enjoy a picnic in the park, the user-friendly app features 170 parks and trails throughout Berks County that will...


  • Graduation ceremonies

    Boone graduation date is June 6

    The Daniel Boone School Board unanimously approved on March 24 for the 2014 graduation date to be moved back to the original date of Fri., June 6, at 7 p.m., in the High School Stadium.

    By Denise Larive For 21st Century Media |

  • Lifestyle

    Clay on Main to host 5th annual Jammin’ for Dollars

    Clay on Main will holding their 5th annual fundraiser dinner Jammin’ for Dollars on Friday, April 11, at the studio in Oley.

    From Clay on Main |

  • Features/People

    Goddard School students ‘step up for the environment’

    The kids at the Goddard School in Gilbertsville have been busy little bugs recently.

    From the Goddard School |

  • Lifestyle

    Spring Flower Sale to benefit Relay for Life at Chestnut Knoll

    Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory Care is holding a Spring Flower Sale to benefit the Boyertown Relay for Life. The sale will be going on starting Wednesday, April 16, and ending Sunday, April 20.

    From Chestnut Knoll |

  • Fashion

    Season One Winner of ‘Project Runway’ to Speak at Albright College

    Jay McCarroll, the season one winner of the reality show, “Project Runway,” will speak at Albright College 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 15. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Klein Lecture Hall, Center for the Arts. This event is sponsored by Club Vogue, Albright’s student fashion group.


  • Events

    Friends of Hopewell Furnace to Present “Baptism Creek National Recreation Trail”

    What is Baptism Creek National Recreation Trail? Noted landscape architect Robert (Bob) Folwell will introduce this nationally significant trail at Hopewell Furnace on Sunday, April 13. Sponsored by the Friends of Hopewell Furnace, the free program which will include a mile hike will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the Baptism Creek Parking lot on Hopewell Road across from the park’s main entrance.


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