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Blue Devils inspire Hamburg community

By Lisa Mitchell|

Three Hamburg scouts awarded Supernova Award for learning STEM topics

Three scouts of Cub Scouts in Pack 120, Hamburg, were awarded the Dr. Luis W. Alvarez Supernova Award on June 14. Twins Xander Rodriguez and Logan Rodriguez, Bear Rank age 9, and Ogden Rahn, Wolf Rank age 8, earned this with hard work and dedication ...

By Darla Rodriguez Pack 120, Hamburg|


  • News

    Sheriff’s Office gears up for Cruise Night

    The Chester County Sheriff’s Office is revving up to host its sixth annual Cruise Night on Friday, Aug. 18, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at West Chester University’s Farrell Stadium, and the public is invited to enjoy the festivities.

    A press release from Chester County|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: ‘A Hole In the Wind’ is an engaging ride

    In the spring of 2011, David Goodrich dipped the front tire of his bicycle into the Atlantic Ocean at Lewes, Delaware. The next symbolic ocean dip would be in the Pacific, on the Oregon coast. In between oceans, Goodrich would pedal his bike, solo, across prairies and mountains, through driving rains and moisture-sucking heat, buck stiff headwinds, and make the most of the occasional tailwind.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • News

    Hawk Mountain receives grant from PPL Foundation

    Hawk Mountain Sanctuary announces a $5,000 general operating grant from the PPL Foundation.

    A press release from Hawk Mountain|

  • News

    Do you know a woman on a mission?

    YWCA Lancaster is currently accepting nominations for this year’s Women of Achievement Awards through Thursday, Aug. 31.

    A press release from YWCA Lancaster|

  • Crime

    State Police seek ID of suspect accused of stealing eggs

    HEREFORD >> Police are seeking help with identifying a suspect accused of multiple thefts from a family-owned roadside stand.

    Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    Baile An Salsa makes Philadelphia Folk Fest debut

    Out of Galway, Ireland emerges Baile An Salsa, a ten-piece band comprised of world class musicians featuring, Andres Martorell (vocals), Alan Preims (congas), Benjamin Becerra (bass), Michael Chang (fiddle), Frailan Moran (bata and percussion), Ger Chambers (accordeon), Brid Dunne (piano), Rags Ferguson (timbales and bodhran) and Gabriel G Diges (flute/ bouzouki).

    By Rob Nagy For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    Otis Gibbs makes rare PA appearance at Philadelphia Folk Festival

    If you’re like me, when you look at the Philadelphia Folk Festival lineup every year, you’ll see a lot of familiar names. And more than likely you’ll see at least as many names that are unfamiliar to you.

    By Fern Brodkin For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Douglassville woman stole nearly $1M from East Norriton employer, D.A. says

    NORRISTOWN >> A Berks County woman faces theft-related charges for allegedly embezzling more than $900,000 from the East Norriton Township company for which she worked as director of human resources.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Egg theft from roadside stand reported in Hereford

    On Aug. 1, a dozen eggs and approximately $6 in change were stolen from a cooler outside of a residence in Hereford Township, Berks County.

    Digital First Media staff|

  • News

    National Night OUt: Fleetwood firefighters, police compete in volleyball, tug of war, belly flop contest

    From Fleetwood Fire Company Fleetwood National Night Out was held on Tuesday, Aug. 1, at the Fleetwood Pool. Fleetwood Volunteer Fire Company competed with Fleetwood Police Department at volleyball, tug of war, and a belly flop contest. Unfortunately the belly flop contest went unrecorded as the photographer went on a fire call during that event. FVFC won the tug of war contest, while FPD won the other two. Great fun by all. Thanks to all the donors and volunteers who put this event...


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