In Other News

UPDATE: Missing Centre Twp. man has been found

By Item Staff |

Devices to shock disabled for bad behavior may be banned

MINNEAPOLIS — A device used for decades to shock children and adults with disabilities in an effort to reduce dangerous behavior may be banned by U.S. regulators. ...

By Michelle Fay Cortez Bloomberg News |


  • Arts and entertainment

    Vagabond Acting Troupe presents Comedy Improv May 2 and 3

    The Vagabond Acting Troupe has been hard at work training up an improv troupe made of local students, and after two showcase performances, the troupe is taking on a full length improv murder mystery.

    From Vagabond acting Troupe |

  • 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 |

  • General news

    UPDATE: Missing Centre Twp. man has been found

    UPDATE: Pennsylvania State Police report that James T. Hendricks, 31, of Centre Twp., was found after being reported missing earlier today.

    By Item Staff |

  • 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

    Park sees first ever Boyertown Disc Golf Annual Tournament

    Saturday, April 12, marked the first ever Boyertown Disc Golf Annual Tournament. Disc Golfers from all over the area lined up early Saturday morning under the Cambell Pavilion at the Boyertown Park to register for the tournament.

    By Hilda Hynes For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Boyertown’s ‘Hookies’ gets a facelift

    With buckets and tarps in hand, it didn’t take long for Todd Gamler and other members of the Boyertown Friendship Hook & Ladder Fire Company’s board to recognize this winter’s heavy snowfalls had taken its toll on the roof of the landmark building.

    By: Lynn A. Gladieux For 21st Century Media |

  • Accidents

    One dead after car strikes tree in Robeson

    A Berks County man is dead after his car left the road and struck a tree in Robeson Township Wednesday morning.

    By Matthew D’Ippolito |

  • 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 |

  • Arts and entertainment

    Montgomery County Community College’s Chamber Strings Ensemble to perform April 27

    Montgomery County Community College invites the community to come and enjoy a free Chamber Strings Concert.

    From Montgomery County Community College |

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