In Other News

Leesport Borough Council questions delay on Wall Street Bridge project

By David Reimer Sr. Leesport Borough Council Member|

Amity Township Crime Watch hosts Annual Community Shredding Event

Amity Township Crime Watch Inc. wants to provide an easy, safe way for residents and small businesses in our area to get rid of their documents they no longer need. Our goal is to help stop identify theft. In recent weeks, identity theft has been a b...

From Amity Township Crime Watch, Inc.|


  • J-Walkers volunteer team of Boyertown host Benefit for Bryce March 3

    When the J-Walkers volunteer team of the Boyertown area becomes focused and mission-oriented, some miraculous things develop.

    Submitted by J-Walkers|

  • Berks County Public Libraries hosts 16th annual Awards Celebration

    Berks County Public Libraries hosted the 16th Annual Awards Celebration at their headquarters in Leesport on Feb. 21.

    By Ashleigh Hughes Kutztown Community Library|

  • Business

    Citadel to sponsor Chesco country music festival

    Exton >> Citadel Federal Credit Union has announced that it is the title sponsor a new, three-day country music festival coming to Chester County in August.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • Columns

    GUEST COLUMN: Rebuilding U.S. infrastructure requires better access to minerals, metals

    For a White House often accused of being divisive, President Trump may yet bring warring parties together on a major initiative that few voters will oppose. In his ‘State of the Union’ address last month, the president declared a major priority of his administration will be the rebuilding of America’s crumbling infrastructure.

    By Hal Quinn Guest columnist|

  • Columns

    SPEAKER MIKE TURZAI: PA Supreme Court oversteps authority to redraw Congressional map

    Sen. Joe Scarnati, as the Pennsylvania Senate Pro Tempore, and I, as Speaker of the Pennsylvania House, filed an Emergency Application for a Stay with the United States Supreme Court today. Our application makes clear that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court did not have the power to invalidate the constitutional, democratically passed congressional map. In allowing the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to invalidate federal congressional lines and to draw lines of their own, the U.S. Supreme Court will...


  • Kutztown FFA hosts 75th Anniversary Bash Feb. 24

    Kutztown FFA celebrates 75 years of agriculture education and FFA leadership training by hosting a 75th Anniversary Bash for all former FFA members at the Virginville Grange on Feb. 24.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Iconic barn torn down to make way for future development in Ontelaunee Township

    In Ontelaunee Township, across from the Leesport Diner, this iconic barn at the intersection of Routes 61 and 73 was torn down on Feb. 20 to make way for future development of the 22 acre tract along Route 61 owned by the Greater Berks Development Fund.


  • News

    Troop 48 leader accomplishments celebrated in its 100th year

    While local Boy Scout Troop 48 celebrated their 100th Year Anniversary, many accomplishments were also celebrated for their members.

    From Joseph Valent|

  • News

    Tri County Record Community Calendar Feb. 27

    Submit events about 10 days in advance of publication date to Note Tri County Record Calendar.


  • News

    Conestoga Christian School student receives two congressional nominations

    At age 8 Carissa Earnest decided that she wanted to go to the naval academy. Her parents thought it might be just a passing phase, but Carissa has been determined to follow that dream ever since. It wasn’t long before she decided that she wanted to learn to fly. Later, she got involved in the Technology Student Association at Conestoga Christian School, receiving awards at regional and state competitions, and decided that she wanted to pursue aeronautical engineering.

    From Ginnie Lodge|

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