In Other News

Kutztown & Brandywine Heights school doctor awarded Pa Family Physician of the Year

By Lisa Mitchell|

Chicks invade Kutztown Library for HATCH fundraising drive

Chicks are hatching at Kutztown Community Library, figuratively speaking, and possibly literally. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • News

    West Pottsgrove fire damages Universal Concrete

    WEST POTTSGROVE >> A three-alarm fire has caused thousands of dollars worth of damage at Universal Concrete Friday morning.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • News

    Study says property tax elimination bill will cost middle class households more

    The property tax elimination bill likely to be taken up in Harrisburg this year is a windfall for business and wealthy school districts and will end up costing middle class taxpayers more than they pay now in taxes, according to an independent analysis.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Pottstown Middle School measures aimed at curbing behavior problems

    POTTSTOWN >> Bathroom and hall monitors, assigned cafeteria seats and additional adult supervision on the way home from school are all measures that have been implemented to get a better handle on misbehavior at Pottstown Middle School.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    West Pottsgrove board OKs sale of beer, wine at Upland Square Giant

    WEST POTTSGROVE >> Beer and wine will soon be sold at the Upland Square Giant supermarket after township officials granted approval Wednesday.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    Zoning ruling on New Hanover quarry expansion due in August

    NEW HANOVER >> After months of hearings, hours and hours of testimony and exhibits that number into the hundreds, the zoning hearings on the proposed expansion of the Gibraltar Rock Quarry north of Hoffmansville Road has concluded.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • Features/People

    Author of ‘The Easter Bunny Brothers’ visits St. Francis Academy

    Blandon author Dori Hoch visited St. Francis Academy of Bally on April 6. She read her book “The Easter Bunny Brothers” to students in pre-k through second grades.


  • Lifestyle

    PHOTOS: Hobart’s Ram Run promotes Hill School’s neighborhood revitalization initiative

    POTTSTOWN >> About 60 people began their Sunday morning with a running start when they participated in the first Hobart’s Ram 5K at The Hill School.

    Digital First Media|

  • Events

    Studio B to host Children’s Poetry Day

    Studio B will be celebrating April as National Poetry Month on Sunday, April 23, with a special event designed for kids.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • News

    Swamp Creek trail study moves ahead with changes

    LOWER FREDERICK >> Saying they heard and responded to the objections from residents in January, Montgomery County planners held their second public meeting on the proposed Swamp Creek Greenway and Trail on March 30 to showcase the changes they’ve made.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • Announcements

    Sen. Schwank announces Berks County named a Contiguous Disaster County

    Berks County is one of 26 counties that acting United States Department of Agriculture deputy secretary Michael Young has named contiguous disaster counties, Sen. Schwank announced April 6.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

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