In Other News

Samantha Evangelista, Topton, wins USA National Miss Pennsylvania 2018 title

From USA National Miss Scholarship Organization, LLC|

Tel Hai speaker Soren West talks about hiking the Appalachian Trail at 75

Tel Hai Retirement Community’s Life Enrichment Committee invites the public to attend an educational lecture titled “The Story of Sojourner: Hiking the Appalachian Trail at 75” on Friday, Sept. 1, at 10:30 a.m. Event is hosted in...

From Tel Hai Retirement Community|


  • Teens help bring in 30 blood donors to Elverson summer blood drive

    On Tuesday, Aug. 14 the Twin Valley High School HOSA – Future Health Professionals group held a summer blood drive with the Miller-Keystone Blood Center to help with the critical need for blood. They partnered with the newly opened Just Mom’s Ice Cream Parlor at Darby Square in Elverson. Owner’s Kim and Tony Baionno treated donors to a free ice cream for coming out to donate blood!

    From Miller-Keystone Blood Center|

  • Pa. agriculture secretary with Berks County 4H Club members


  • Food

    FOOD: Let veggies take center stage on the grill

    In honor of Pennsylvania Produce Month, lighten up the grill and let veggies take “center flame.”

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • News

    300 come out for Kutztown Library Solar Eclipse Party

    An estimated 300 people or more came out for Kutztown Community Library’s Solar Eclipse Party on Aug. 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the library parking lot.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Entertainment

    MUSIC SCENE: Song duet leads to cooking show for Lisa Bouchelle

    New Jersey singer/songwriter Lisa Bouchelle has crossed the state border plenty of times to perform in southeastern Pennsylvania. But there was still one more previously unexplored line to cross: 1 million total plays on Spotify.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Crime

    Barto man arrested in Route 422 road rage incident

    NORTH COVENTRY >> Police have charged a man after he allegedly displayed a handgun to a victim on Route 422 Sunday.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Craving some ribs? These are easy to prepare

    Want ribs? Want simple to prepare ribs? Want some good ol’ tasty, simple to prepare ribs? This is your recipe. What a great flavor and you most likely have everything in your fridge or pantry already. Get to grillin’!

    By Jim Bailey|

  • News

    Fleetwood Back to School Fair: Games, crafts, meet and greet with new superintendent

    Fleetwood Area Public Library hosted a Back to School Fair on Saturday, Aug. 19 with games, crafts, Bouncy House, community organization presentations, and a meet & greet with new Fleetwood Superintendent Greg Miller.


  • Chairman announces Kennel Task Force in Honeybrook

    John McHugh, chairman of the board of supervisors, announced the creation of a Task Force to examine issues concerning the operation of dog kennels. Residents have indicated that increasing traffic on the local roads puts a strain on these roads and noise complaints have increased. The Task Force will examine the issues raised and provide recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on how to effectively deal with the issues.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Tri County Community Calendar for Aug. 29

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