In Other News

Schutz lights it up in Firecracker 40 win at Grandview

By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media|

Hamburg hosting tournament in inaugural two-division season of Pa. legion ball

In a year just concluded in which the PIAA expanded its classification system from four to six, Pennsylvania’s American Legion baseball organization joined the party by hopping on the class train. ...

By Jeff Dewees For Digital First Media|


  • News

    Working the Kutztown Folk Festival

    The local community is a big part of the annual Kutztown Folk Festival’s success.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Reading Bomb Squad detonates explosive substance dropped off at Fleetwood Police station

    Fleetwood Police responded a hazardous situation at 2:30 p.m. on July 6 that required the assistance of the Reading Bomb Squad.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Entertainment

    Stars of Lifetime reality series performing live in Philly, Reading

    DD4L (Dancing Dolls for Life)! Lifetime’s “Bring It!” has been on the air more than three years. In a phone interview, Dianna “Miss D” Williams said that from what she has seen and heard, the hip-hop majorette competition docu-series appeals to “all races, all ages,” yet the hip-hop majorette dance artform is “not as respected as we think it should be.”

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    Lisa See explores motherhood, adoption in new book

    The lives of two characters — Li-yan, who picks tea in China, and Haley, who grows up comfortably in Pasadena, Calif. — are at the core of Lisa See’s new novel, “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane.”

    By Michelle Mills Southern California News Group|

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT HIGHLIGHTS: Ed Sheeran, Dispatch, James Taylor among next week’s best bets

    Welcome to “Seven in Seven,” where each Friday we take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out in the coming days.

    By Michael Christopher For Digital First Media|

  • Announcements

    Animal Rescue League of Berks County to host birthday bash on July 19

    CUMRU TOWNSHIP >> The Animal Rescue League of Berks County will celebrate Y102 morning show host, Andi Kurzweg’s birthday with a very special event on Wednesday, July 19, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The celebration includes special adoption fees for dogs and cats and other fun festivities.

    Submitted by the Animal Rescue League|

  • Announcements

    Boyertown Junior Woman’s Club announces community contributions

    Boyertown Junior Woman’s Club recently announced community contributions for their 2016-2017 club year.


  • Sports

    Norchester fends off Twin Valley’s rally attempt

    BUCKTOWN >> It was like money in the bank.

    By Jeff Stover @MercuryXStover on Twitter|

  • Sports

    Larson lights up Independence Day at Grandview

    BECHTELSVILLE >> On a Fourth of July celebration of speed, Kyle Larson wowed a jam-packed NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series crowd and claimed his third straight Pennsylvania 410 Sprint Car Speedweek victory, while Duane Howard scored the win in the NASCAR Modified 30-lap event at the Grandview Speedway on Tuesday Night in an event presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings.

    For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Bill Cosby faces November retrial in Montgomery County on sex assault charges

    NORRISTOWN >> Comedian Bill Cosby will be back in a Montgomery County courtroom before Thanksgiving on charges he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman at his Cheltenham mansion.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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