In Other News

Berks County students are running the show! Fleetwood Community Theatre presents their first junior production ‘Chasing Charming’

Fleetwood Community Theatre |

Small Business Administration names Pennsylvania 2015 Small Business Person Of Year Joseph G. Zidik, President and CEO of Custom Milling & Consulting, Inc. in Fleetwood

U.S. Small Business Administration Eastern Pennsylvania Director Antonio (Tony) Leta officially introduced Pennsylvania’s Small Business Person of the Year, Joseph G. Zidik, President and CEO of Custom Milling & Consulting, Inc., 1246 Maide...

Small Business Administration |


  • News

    Boyertown takes ‘swift action’ and suspends students

    Boyertown >> Boyertown Area School Board President Stephen Elsier commended the administration Tuesday night, May 26, for its handling of racially-charged comments made by students.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Pets: Adoptables from the Montco S.P.C.A

    Please meet Jaxon, a handsome and loving bachelor hoping to stumble across the love of his life. Jaxon enjoys showing off his athleticism, going on walks, and spending time with his humans. He is just shy of a year and a half, but very mature for his age; he will gladly demonstrate sit, down, paw, stay, come, and grabs his toy on command if you ask. Jaxon, though very macho, doesn’t like going outside in the rain and is afraid of those scary lawn mowers! Release number A253077.


  • Opinion

    Cazenove’s 1794 Pennsylvania Travel Journal, Part 2

    As detailed last week, Theophile Cazenove, a wealthy European who was working for prosperous Dutch bankers, was employed to travel through Pennsylvania with an eye toward investments in land. He kept notes on his findings which were eventually published as his “journal.” It is his observations on the Pennsylvania Germans of nearby Berks and Lancaster Counties that are our principle interest here.

    By Robert Wood Columnist |

  • News

    Honey Brook: 32 compete in Spring Bocce Ball Tournament

    The Memorial Day weekend in Honey Brook got off to a great start on Saturday May 23 when 32 people representing 8 teams played in the annual Spring Bocce Ball Tournament at the Honey Brook Borough courts.

    By Tom Norlen Bocce Planning Committee |

  • Sports

    Local athletes take part in state track & field meet

    SHIPPENSBURG >> Garden Spot High School junior Javon McIntyre finished sixth in the boys Class AAA 400-meter dash with a time of 49.90 seconds during the PIAA Track & Field Championships at Seth Grove Stadium on the campus of Shippensburg University on May 22-23.

    By Barry Sankey @BarryBSankey1 on Twitter |

  • News

    Resident questions new Boyertown School Board policy for asking questions

    Since last August, residents of the Boyertown Area School District have been offered the chance to ask the administration questions online.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • News

    Birdsboro man charged with double homicide in Reading

    A Birdsboro man is being charged with a double homicide that took place Wednesday morning, May 27, after turning himself in to Reading Police two hours after the shooting.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Features/People

    The Center at Spring Street has a new bus

    The Center at Spring Street, located at 200 West Spring Street in Boyertown, is a gathering place for active older adults 55 years of age and over who are wanting to stay active and connected with other seniors in the community.

    From The Center at Spring Street |

  • Events

    Cruze In For A Cure — A car show and more

    The” Miracles From Him” team, a segment of Relay For Life of Boyertown, is gearing up for a “car show and more” benefiting American Cancer Society. The event is set for Saturday, June 6, from 12 to 4 p.m. on Morningstar Fellowship grounds, 100 Limekiln Rd., Bechtelsville.

    From Cruze In For A Cure 2015 chair |

  • Opinion

    Focus on the Family: Daughter’s put-downs with boyfriend worry parents

    Q: Am I being too sensitive about the put-downs and insults my daughter and her boyfriend toss back and forth at each other? She acts like it’s no big deal, but I’m alarmed and don’t consider this to be healthy behavior.


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