In Other News

4 tractor trailer trucks collide on I-78 in Upper Bern, 3 trucks engulfed in flames on Sept. 29

By Lisa Mitchell|

Draggin’ Wagons Car Club Show in Honey brook

The Draggin’ Wagons Car Club hosted its 6th annual fall Car, Truck & Bike Show on Sept. 27 at the Kemper Building on Route 322 just west of Honey Brook. There were 162 entries. ...



  • News

    Bethel home fire believed accidental; Fire still under investigation

    Fire at a Bethel home on Sept. 29 is under investigation.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Events

    October events in the Boyertown area

    Friday, Oct. 2 Oldies Dance and more: The public is invited to a dance held at Keystone Fire Company, 240 N. Walnut Street in Boyertown, from 7 to 10 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $8 at the door. Entertainment provided by DJ Sunny. Event includes cash bar. For more information, call 610-562-2326.


  • Events

    History Mystery Tour with Chestnut Knoll At Home announced

    Are you a history buff? Chestnut Knoll has the perfect adventure for you! Chestnut Knoll At Home, Gilbertsville, invites the public to take a Local History Mystery Tour of Boyertown! This exciting event will be held Wednesday, October 7 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

    From Chestnut Knoll At Home |

  • News

    Employees recognized for years of dedication 20 Chestnut Knoll Personal Care, Memory Care, and At Home employees were honored

    When employees are recognized for their achievements, hard work, and dedication, it has an impact on employee satisfaction and commitment. Chestnut Knoll recognizes the work that each of their employees put into their job, and they regularly reward those who have longevity in the company, or go above and beyond their roles.

    From Chestnut Knoll |

  • News

    Chester County merits Distinguished Budget Presentation award

    Chester County has earned the Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the fiscal year beginning 2015. Chester County is one of only three counties in Pennsylvania to receive the award and the only county in the Southeastern Pennsylvania region.

    Chester County |

  • Business

    French Creek Boutique teams up with Bee Inspired Boutique; two businesses to bring new fashions and accessories to northern Chester County

    French Creek Boutique owner, Melynda Wagner, announced that she will be teaming up with Jodie Levenson of Bee Inspired Designs, Malvern, to offer new autumn, winter and holiday fashions and accessories at her store in Elverson, just in time for cooler temperatures and the holiday gift giving and buying season.

    French Creek Boutique |

  • News

    Local nonprofit micro-farm to offer free public workshops

    Satoyama Homestead, a nonprofit micro-farm, edible landscape and outdoor classroom in Warwick Township, is excited to announce our 2015-16 Satoyama Presents! Events free monthly workshop series.

    Satoyama Homestead, Inc. |

  • Education

    October 2015: Intern of the Month

    Melissa Destefano, a senior at Twin Valley High School, has been named October’s Intern of the Month. Destefano started to work for French Creek Boutique in March leading up to her current internship. Her interest in the boutique sparked from wanting an experience in small businesses and merchandising. Destefano has a positive and energetic demeanor and is an asset to the boutique.

    By Alexa Frey Twin Valley School District |

  • News

    New Holland Police: Man arrested after attempted burglary

    On Sept. 21 at approximately 7:45 p.m., New Holland Police responded to a burglary in progress at the 500 block of East Jackson Street in the New Holland Borough.


  • Columns

    Book Beat - Impact: The Runaway Pastor’s Wife by Diane Moody

    I always thought my wife was a peaceful person, but in the last few years, ever since she got her Kindle, she addresses Amazon Gatling gun-like as she downloads dozens of books. I never would have selected The Runaway Pastor’s Wife to read without her urging. Although the book is fiction, it holds an incredible number of truths, which are varied enough to entertain any reader. The book tells of the hard lives pastors’ wives may have, wrongdoing within churches, lessons to be...

    By Jeff Hall Columnist |

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