In Other News

Eckhaus Gallery in Kutztown opens comic exhibit ‘The Big Feminist But’

By Lisa Mitchell|

Two Kutztown University math students could save Kutztown Borough thousands

Two Kutztown University students in Dr. Eric Landquist’s course, “Mathematical Modeling,” have been working in conjunction with the Kutztown Borough’s wastewater treatment plant. Their work has enough impact to potentially ...

By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|


  • Shartlesville Lions Club welcomes new members David and Hilda Yeager

    Shartlesville Lions Club had growing joys at its recent meeting at Blue Mountain Restaurant in Shartlesville. The club grew by two new members, husband and wife, David and Hilda Yeager. They were sponsored by Lions Carl and Shirley Burger and are the leaders of a local scouting Venture Crew.

    By Adele Argot Lions Club|

  • Food

    FOOD: These breakfast sandwiches range from healthy to ‘wowing’

    When the Earl of Sandwich first enjoyed his namesake creation, he probably never dreamed of one called a “Cinnamuncher.” But you can as area chefs share three wake-up-worthy sandwich recipes to start your day.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Jozwiak backs budget approved in State House

    Rep. Barry Jozwiak (R-Berks) issued the following statement after voting for the state budget that was approved by the state House and now makes its way to the state Senate for consideration.

    Rep. Barry Jozwiak’s Office|

  • News

    ACLU backs Boyertown schools in transgender lawsuit

    BOYERTOWN >> The American Civil Liberties Union has joined the legal dispute over the Boyertown Area School district’s transgender locker room policy in support of the district.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Make these for your next get-together

    A delicious version of the classic Italian caprese appetizer, but using another favorite of Italy ... prosciutto. 

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Food

    NUTRITION: Spring break doesn’t mean reverting to bad snack habits

    Are we there yet? Spring break season is here and whether you are traveling by plane, train or automobile, you will want something good to eat.

    By LeeAnn Weintraub Special to Digital First Media|

  • Announcements

    Annual Home Garden Contest open to Boyertown and Pottstown residents

    With categories for both new and experienced gardeners, the 2017 Home Garden Contest is open to all residents of Boyertown and Pottstown Boroughs. There is even a category for kids!

    Building a Better Boyertown|

  • Announcements

    Oley’s Rachel Stahl presents research, will pursue veterinary program

    Rachel Stahl of Oley is one of seven Marietta College seniors who presented their chemistry research at the American Chemical Society National Meeting held April 2-6 in San Francisco.

    Marietta College|

  • News

    The Power of STEAM, Art + Science =Progress at Kutztown

    We would like to thank the Kutztown Area School District Education Foundation for their continued financial support, whose grant allows this event to operate titled, The Power of STEAM, Art + Science =Progress. It certainly was a terrific event full of (STEAM), science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics, which was held in February.

    By Kris Tuerk, Sara Savage-Madigosky, Linda Schroeder KMS|

  • Entertainment

    Genesius’ ‘Noises Off’ is a side-splitting onstage romp

    Genesius Theater has done a bang-up job with their current production – “Noises Off.” In fact, I hope the stage crew includes an EMT, because the show has some of the most physical comedy I’ve seen on stage in a long time.

    By Cheryl Thornburg|

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