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TVHS’s Emily Brownlow wins ‘Best in Show’ at 7th Congressional District Art Competition

Office of Congressman Patrick Meehan |

Pottstown man sent to prison for role in tri-county burglary spree

NORRISTOWN >> A former Pottstown man who once was one of Montgomery County’s most wanted fugitives is headed to state prison after he admitted to participating in a serial burglary ring that targeted homes in Montgomery, Chester and Berks...

By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |


  • Columns

    The Historian: New Hanover ‘Missgebert’

    Called “Kalendars” in the Pennsylvania Dutch dialect, Germantown printer Christopher Saur’s 18th century almanacs were universally read among Pennsylvania’s German speaking population. Written in German, the almanac was sometimes the only printed matter in the house. The almanac might be consulted daily since the folk belief was that planting, harvesting and all manner of other farm work was more propitious under particular astrological signs that were listed day...

    By Robert Wood Columnist |

  • News

    Closing Birdsboro school key part of Boone educational plan

    Amity >> The Daniel Boone Area School District administration unveiled a long-awaited grade reconfiguration and educational plan that includes closing the Birdsboro Elementary Center.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media |

  • Entertainment

    Cedarville UMC, Pottstown, hosts Free Fun Fair

    On May 7, Cedarville United Methodist in Pottstown will hold their sixth Free Fun Fair.

    Cedarville United Methodist Church |

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    St. Paul’s celebrates 175th Anniversary

    This Sunday, April 24, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 117 E. Arch Street, Fleetwood, will honor its 175th Anniversary with a celebratory service at 10 a.m., followed by a luncheon in the Fleetwood Fire Company Social Hall.

    St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Fleetwood |

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    Boy Scout brings awareness to graffiti, vandalism with Eagle project

    On April 5 and 9, Logan J. Carbaugh, 17, of Shoemakersville, worked on a community service project for Maidencreek Township Park in Blandon. Logan is a junior at Fleetwood High School and has been a member of BSA Pack and Troop #183 since first grade, starting as a “Tiger Cub.”

    Submitted by Susie and Dan Carbaugh |

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    Photos: Brandywine Library Wine & Chocolate Fundraiser

    The 6th Annual Brandywine Library Wine & Chocolate fundraiser was held on Saturday, April 9 in Henry Auditorium. Guests enjoyed wine tasting, chocolate and appetizers from two local wineries and 11 area restaurants, as well as live music, a basket raffle and door prizes. Michelle Herman captured all the fun on camera.


  • News

    Students represent KASD at Berks Junior High County Festival

    The following students represented Kutztown Area School District at the Berks Junior High County Festival on Saturday, April 9 at Muhlenberg High School.

    Kutztown Area School District |

  • Entertainment

    KU to host jazz pianist Neal Kirkwood with student ensembles

    Kutztown University is proud to present their own Neal Kirkwood in concert with the Jazz I Ensemble and After Hours Jazz Choir on April 29 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held at the Schaeffer Auditorium and entrance is free.

    Submitted by Rose Hogan KU Professional Writing |

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    2nd Annual ‘Running of the Cougars’ slated for May

    The Kutztown Area High School Class of 2017 is pleased to announce the second annual “Running of the Cougars” 5K run and fun walk to be held on Saturday, May 21.

    Kutztown Area School District |

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    Fleetwood students perform in Berks Jr. County Band, Chorus & Orchestra concert

    A number of students from the Fleetwood Area School District performed in the 2016 Berks Junior County Band, Chorus and Orchestra concert.

    Submitted by Kris Nygard Fleetwood Middle School Music Department Chair |

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