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Restoring Hope Foundation winner announced from Cumru

By Dawn Wivell Restoring Hope Foundation|

David Lomnychuk receives Boscov Community Leader Award

In memory of Albert Boscov, founder of The Pennsylvania Community Development and Finance Corporation (PCDfc), Jim Boscov awards Mr. David Lomnychuk with the Albert Boscov Community Leader Recognition Award. David Lomnychuk owner of David’s Cle...

From Jo Lynn Entzminger|


  • Declaration of Independence to be read at Hopewell Furnace on July 4

    To celebrate Independence Day, the National Park Service and the Friends of Hopewell Furnace invite the public to attend an inspirational reading of the Declaration of Independence accompanied with music and traditional patriotic songs. According to Hopewell Furnace Site Manager David Blackburn, the program will be staged on the porch of the Ironmaster’s House at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Admission to the park and event is free.

    From David Blackburn|

  • Schwank Resolution to study dairy industry passes Senate

    Legislation sponsored by Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) to study the Commonwealth’s dairy industry was approved by the Senate on June 18.

    From Jamie Klein|

  • Independence for Animals — free adoption weekend at Humane Society

    We are delighted to announce that in support of our mission to empower people in our communities to increase their capacity to care for animals so that all animals are healthy, safe, and treated humanely – we will be offering Independence for the Animals, a FREE Adoption Weekend at The Humane Society of Berks County, 1801 N. 11th St., Reading, from Friday, July 29 to Sunday, July 1.

    From Lindsay High|

  • Fun and educational History Camp for Kids

    Treat your kids to an exceptional experience of interactive programs that will open up their knowledge on three different aspects of early life in Berks County. Taking place Tuesday, July 17, 18 and 19 at The Berks County Heritage Center, 1102 Red Bridge Road, Reading, each day includes a lesson, games, crafts and hands-on activities.

    From Benjamin Foreman|

  • East Penn promotes CFO, welcomes SVP

    East Penn Manufacturing Co. is pleased to announce the promotion of Christy Weeber as the company’s chief financial officer overseeing the financial aspects of the company including general accounting and finance, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit, and costing and customer service for the transportation division.

    From Joel Brady|

  • PERSON TO PERSON - IMPACT: Forced relationships may turn out to be great relationships

    Dear Reader: I am pleased to present the following story to you, mainly because I have made a new friend. I have said before that I am not a reporter, but a storyteller. My friend did not know I was writing this about him, but he did have an opportunity to read the rough draft and gave me permission to share this story with you.

    By Jeff Hall Columnist|

  • Entertainment

    Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler finds sweet emotion with Nashville solo album; performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center

    Steven Tyler as a country singer?

    By Gary Graff, @GraffonMusic on Twitter|

  • News

    Chief Drumheller named grand marshal of July 4th Parade

    POTTSTOWN >> With so much focus, effort and publicity on the successful effort to bring fireworks back to Memorial Park for the annual GoGourth! celebration, it can be easy to take other aspects of that day for granted.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Thrift store finds modeled at Kutztown Community Library Fashion Show

    Kutztown Community Library staff and children strutted down the aisle in the Thrift Shopping Fashion Show during the library’s Thrift Shopping Workshop on June 13.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Officer Falk sworn in at Northern Berks Regional Police

    Northern Berks Regional Police Department welcomed its newest member of the department, Officer Greggory Falk who was sworn in on June 4.

    Lisa Mitchell

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