In Other News

Morgantown United Methodist Church announces merger

Morgantown United Methodist Church |

Conspirator in Pottstown heroin ring draws prison term

NORRISTOWN >> A Philadelphia man learned on his birthday that he’s headed to state prison for conspiring with several others to peddle heroin, some branded “Certain Death,” in Montgomery and Berks counties. ...

By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |


  • Entertainment

    Children’s Theatre of Albright presents ‘The Reading Eagle,’ an original play

    The Children’s Theatre of Albright will present “The Reading Eagle,” a devised play by Albright College assistant professor of theatre Matt Fotis, Ph.D., and senior Connor Feeney, on Sunday, May 8, at 1 p.m., in the College’s Roop Hall.

    Albright College |

  • News

    Boyertown Alumni Marching Unit to celebrate 40th spring concert

    The Boyertown Alumni Marching Unit is marching on towards its 40th Annual Spring Concert this Saturday, April 30.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • News

    Kutztown Area School District selects new superintendent

    Dr. George F. Fiore has been selected as the new superintendent of schools for the Kutztown Area School District.

    Kutztown Area School District |

  • News

    Borough congratulates new Kutztown University president

    Mayor Sandra Green issued an official proclamation congratulating Kutztown University’s Dr. Kenneth Hawkinson on his recent inauguration as president during Kutztown Borough Council’s April 19 meeting.

    By Darius Pleasant For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Prosecutors oppose Pennsylvania AG Kane’s appeal to state court

    NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County prosecutors oppose embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane taking an appeal of a county judge’s pretrial rulings to a state court.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Meet Charlotte & Diana, sister princesses looking for a home

    Charlotte and Diana are young princess sisters! They love cuddling, sleeping and playing together. They are great cats and like lots of affection. Their one year birthday is on May 2. We’d love to give them the best gift ever by adopting them into a warm, loving home.


  • Lifestyle

    Adoptables from the Montco SPCA

    Are you a fat cat lover? Do you enjoy watching the slow-motion run for the food bowl? And let’s not forget how your cat is larger than most small dogs... We would like to introduce Milo, the 28 pound DSH currently available for adoption! This plump guy is far from energetic, except when it comes to getting to the food and treats. Milo was turned in because he wasn’t allowed at the last property at which he lived. He is good with kids and other cats, but is very shy and timid...


  • Columns

    The Historian: Singing schools were everywhere

    Singing schools were institutions of local culture that have almost completely disappeared from historical record. In the 19th century singing schools were everywhere: in church and public school buildings, meetinghouses or wherever a group could assemble.

    By Robert Wood Columnist |

  • News

    Zion Mennonite Church hosts ‘30 Hour Famine’ fund raiser

    Zion Mennonite Church’s Youth Group in Birdsboro is partnering with World Vision for a fund raising event called the “30 Hour Famine.” The event will take place from Friday, April 29 through Saturday, April 30. During the 30 hours, participants will go without food in order to get a glimpse of what many people are experiencing around the world.

    Zion Mennonite Church |

  • News

    KASD Jazz Bands to perform May 4 in Kutztown Park

    On Wednesday night, May 4, the Kutztown Middle School Jazz Band, along with the Kutztown School District Elementary Schools Jazz Band, will perform on stage at the Kutztown Park Band Shell as part of the “2016 Borough of Kutztown Concert Series in the Park.”

    Borough of Kutztown |

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