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Richie Kotzen returns to Reading to rock Building 24

By Emily Thiel|

Exeter Township School District is in search of bus drivers

The Exeter Township School District is in search of bus drivers to transport students to and from the schools, according to district transportation supervisor, Rick Wegman. ...

By Emily Thiel|


  • Halloween

    Halloween: Trick or Treaters visit residents of Walnut Woods, Boyertown

    Trick or Treaters recently visited Walnut Woods, a senior living community in Boyertown.


  • Music

    Hamburg’s select choir ‘Aerial Boundaries’ attends Inaugural High School Choral Festival

    The Kutztown University music department hosted the Inaugural High School Choral Festival, on Oct. 16 at the Schaeffer Auditorium. This year one of the six choral ensembles that attended this event was the selected choir (also originally known as the Chamber Singers) from Hamburg Area High School. The selected choir consists of talented students grades 9 through 12.

    By Yelitza Pagan Sophomore, Hamburg Area High School |

  • Education

    Sarah Hanlon inducted into Quill and Scroll, Hamburg chapter

    On Friday, Oct. 17, Hamburg Area High School senior and editor in chief of the school newspaper, Sarah Hanlon, was inducted into the Hamburg chapter of the Quill and Scroll, which is the International Honorary Society for high school journalists. She is pictured with Miss Teresa McCarthy, the publications teacher at the high school.


  • Education

    Perry Elementary students visit Shoemakersville Fire Company

    All of the Perry Elementary Center took turns walking down to the Shoemakersville Fire Company to review many tips on Fire Prevention and Safety on Wednesday, Oct. 22. The volunteers did a fantastic job talking to the students about smoke alarms, fire extinguishers, stop/drop/and roll, to name just a few of the topics.


  • Education

    Tilden Elementary staff donates to Union Fire Company of Hamburg

    Tilden Elementary Center principal Lacie Cucciuffo, center, presents a check to Hamburg Fire Chief Troy Hatt as part of the school’s recognition of Fire Prevention Week. School staff held a Blue Jeans Day to raise money to donate to the fire company for their continued service and support in the area. Firefighters on Oct. 10 held demonstrations at the school about fire safety. Students Brandon Koch, left, and Mikya Dale-Huntsinger display some items used during the presentations. Fire...


  • Social groups and organizations

    Hamburg Leo Club donates 275 pounds of collected soda tabs to the Ronald McDonald House

    The Hamburg Leo Club and Miss McCarthy went to the Ronald McDonald House and Chocolate World on Oct. 19. The Ronald McDonald House is a place across from Hershey Medical Center for the children’s families’ to stay. It is tailored to be a home-away-from-home to keep the families together. Their houses are built on the simple idea that nothing should matter when a family is focused on the health of their children and not where they can afford to stay, where they will get their...

    By Kylie Clark Freshman, Hamburg Area High School |

  • Halloween

    Eat, drink and be scary -- Spooktacular Halloween treats

    This Halloween, scare up some fun… with food. Dust off the cauldron, try some bewitching new recipes and become the ghostess with the mostess.

    By Emily Ryan 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Hamburg student athletes advocate quality character at Tilden Elementary

    Thirty-eight members of Hamburg Area’s Leadership In Student Athletes (LISA) group traveled to Tilden Elementary Center to advocate for being a person of quality character on Tuesday, Oct. 21. This is the eighth consecutive year student-athletes from Hamburg Area High School conducted an assembly for elementary students in the District.

    From Hamburg Area High School |

  • Environment

    Lead-contaminated Hamburg site discussed at recent DEP meeting

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) held a public meeting on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. to discuss a proposal for excavation and restoration of a Hamburg site containing lead-contaminated soils and battery casings.

    By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

  • Beauty and fashion

    Hamburg resident pushes for bill to increase nail technician hours

    “This is what I do every day. This is my passion,” said Kim McCloud, Hamburg native and professional nail technician. “This is my calling. This is what I want to do.”

    Shea Singley

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