In Other News

Kutztown Girl Scouts, Kutztown University students trick-or-treat for food, donate to Friend Inc.

By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

Veterans Day: Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home holding ‘Sweaters for Soldiers’ drive

In honor of Veterans Day on Nov. 11, Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home would like to commemorate local Veterans to thank them and the nation’s Veterans for service given and sacrifices made to protect the freedoms of this great country. ...

From Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home |


  • General news

    Hamburg’s From the Early Files

    25 Years Ago Nov. 1, 1989 >> The six-division King Frost Parade, sponsored by the Hamburg Jaycees, consisted of about 130 units including 15 musical groups, colorful floats, drill groups, beauty queens such as the Berks County and Hamburg Junior Misses, quite a few masqueraders and Jaycee celebrities from around the state.


  • Crime

    Police seek info on May 30 Rockland Township home burglary

    PA State Police seek information in burglary case


  • Events

    Hamburg area calendar of events

    Recurring Centerport Lions Club: Jamming Sessions will be held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Music starts at 5:30 p.m. All musicians welcome.


  • Sports

    Twin Valley High School Spirit Week: seniors serve as role models of school spirit

    Twin Valley High School, like many other schools across Berks County, has Spirit Week the week before the Homecoming Dance, which usually occurs that Saturday. The week includes a different theme for each day to lead up to the dance. At the end of the week, on Friday, there is a pep rally and then there is a football game later at night.

    By Gwen Bauer For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Friends of Honey Brook Library installed Sharing Library Box at Community Center

    Friends of Honey Brook Library have installed a Sharing Library Box at Indian Run Park in their Community Center. The Box is filled with donated books for children, teenagers and adults. Residents of the Park will be encouraged to take a book, share a book, return a book or keep a book.

    By Mary Ann Fritsky President, Friends of Library |

  • General news

    Morgantown American Legion donates flag to Village Library

    On Oct. 17, Roger Jacobs Commander of the American Legion Post 537 was contacted by Roseann Thomas of Morgantown that the Village Library was in need of an American flag. It had torn off during the rain storm the night before.

    From American Legion Post 537 |

  • Education

    Twin Valley High School: NOPE presents student assembly on dangers of substance abuse

    Did you know that between 2009 and 2013, there were 58 drug overdose deaths in Berks County? Or that one in five teens has abused prescription drugs?

    From Twin Valley School District |

  • Columns

    Focus on the Family: Marriage may not be right answer for expectant couple

    Q: Should I marry my pregnant girlfriend? Our relationship has always been one of convenience, and neither of us considered it permanent. She intends to raise the baby, and I want to do my part. But my girlfriend has some significant life issues, and we’d face huge obstacles if we married.

    By Jim Daly Columnist |

  • Columns

    Through My Kitchen Window:

    It’s time! This is the week I answer your food and cooking questions, and share your favorite recipes.


  • Columns

    Ask Esther: Clean up messy credit to get keys to dream home

    Dear Esther – My wife and I have decided on the area we’d like to raise our kids in and found a house we love. In the process, we were disappointed to find out our credit score is not high enough to purchase. What can we do to improve it so we can purchase?

    By Esther Prosser Stoltzfus Realtors |

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