In Other News

Oley holds 68th annual community fair

By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

Be in the know for 2014 Philadelphia Folk Festival

From Aug. 15-17, the 53rd annual Philadelphia Folk Festival will feature dozens of performers on seven stages. ...

By Brian Bingaman |


  • Arts and entertainment

    ArtFusion clebrates latest educational exhibit; Featured works inspired by Native American stories

    The greater Pottstown community was recently invited to the opening of ArtFusion 19464’s latest educational exhibit: Rainbow Crow and Other Stories. The exhibit features artwork inspired by Native American stories. Each participating artist have created a piece in their favorite medium, which range from clay to recycled cans to traditional acrylic and oil paints. The show, which opened Sept. 20, will run through Nov. 1.

    From Art Fusion |

  • Events

    Hamburg area calendar of events

    Recurring Centerport Lions Club: Jamming Sessions will be held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Music starts at 5:30 p.m. All musicians welcome.


  • Religion

    Hamburg area church calendar

    Zion’s Lutheran Church 354 Zion Church Road, Shoemakersville. Saturday, Sept. 27 from 12-5 p.m. Cancer benefit for Terri (Gough) Yeager. There will be soup, baked goods and a Chinese Auction.


  • Features/People

    Freda Berger celebrates 101st birthday

    Freda Berger celebrated her 101st birthday on Sept. 4. She currently resides at Stone Ridge Towne Centre in Myerstown. She formerly resided in Shartlesville for more than 50 years.


  • Higher education

    RACC and KU officials announce reverse transfer agreement

    Reading Area Community College (RACC) and Kutztown University (KU) announced, on Sept. 15, a reverse transfer agreement that will permit eligible students, who transfer from RACC to KU before earning an associate degree from RACC, the opportunity to transfer KU credits back to RACC to apply towards completion of the RACC associate degree concurrent with their enrollment at KU.

    From Reading Area Community College |

  • General news

    Hawks for peace: Hamburg seventh graders celebrate Peace Day

    Seventh graders at Hamburg Area Middle School spent Friday, Sept. 19, working on teamwork, learning about peaceful resolutions and how they can help make the world a better place as they celebrated Peace Day a few days early.

    Shea Singley

  • Announcements

    Jessica Davis engaged to Derek Ink

    Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Davis of Mohnton, are pleased to announcement the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Davis to Mr. Derek Ink of Narvon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ink of Narvon.


  • Features/People

    Adventure on the river: Terre Hill Boy Scouts canoe and kayak on Susquehanna River

    Terre Hill Boy Scouts Troop 172 recently took a canoe and kayak trip on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River over Labor Day weekend.

    From Troop 172 |

  • Fitness/Outdoors

    Fleetwood Community Library Children’s yoga offers ‘great benefits’

    Fleetwood >> After a year and a half long hiatus, Miss Alicia returned to Fleetwood Area Public Library on Sept. 17 to kick off “Yoga for Kids Ages 5-12.”

    By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

  • Sports

    Twin Valley soccer beats Northeastern 5-0

    Twin Valley High School soccer team defeated Northeastern Senior High School 5-0 on Sept. 17.


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