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Boyertown inaugural Wine Walk to be held June 29

From James Davidheiser|

‘The Truck Stops Here’ 4th annual Food Truck Fair

The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles, 85 S. Walnut St., is thrilled to hold its fourth annual food truck fair on Saturday, June 30, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Museum’s parking lot. The Truck Stops Here promises to be an exciting and uniqu...

From Kendra Cook|


  • 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|

  • 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|

  • Entertainment

    Legends of folk Stephen Stills and Judy Collins’ tour stops at Santander Performing Arts Center

    Think about how uncommon it is for a songwriter to go on tour with the muse of one of his or her well-known songs.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Food

    Siriously Delicious food blogger Siri Daly shares recipes in her debut cookbook

    Like most former Girl Scouts or Brownies, Siri Daly has positive memories of selling her favorite cookies — and mixed feelings about those stiff uniforms.

    By Jessica Yadegaran Bay Area News Group|

  • News

    Berks Mustang Car Club’s Car Show raises $2,000 for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

    Mother Nature dished-up some fantastic weather for the last weekend of Spring and quite a few car enthusiasts finally emerged from their winter hibernation. A local event that attracted some of them was the 9th Annual Haldeman Ford Car Show at the Kutztown Haldeman location on June 16.

    By Carl Hess For Digital First Media |

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