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Studio B announces Thursday Series: Life in the Old Days: Stories of the Past with Bob Wood


Fifteen Boyertown students awarded $29,700 in scholarships

The Berks County Community Foundation recently distributed $29,700 in scholarships to 15 Boyertown Area Senior High School graduates. ...



  • General news

    Boyertown teen takes top honors in National Video Contest on Transportation Infrastructure in America

    A high school student from Pennsylvania and an undergraduate student from Florida Polytechnic Institute were named winners of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) 4th annual “Student Transportation Video Contest.”

    From American Road & Transportation Builders Association |

  • Features/People

    Intern of the Month: Lauren Gendall interns at Honey Brook Pharmacy and Twin Valley Elementary Center

    Lauren Gendall, a senior at Twin Valley High School, has been named October’s Intern of the Month. Most high school students hope to experience one internship in their high school career, but Gendall has exceeded that regularity. She currently has two internships—one at Honey Brook Pharmacy and another at Twin Valley Elementary Center.

    By Kara Duriez TVHS Student |

  • Arts and entertainment

    Three Tenors & Uhlig Perform at Tel Hai

    Honey Brook Twp. >> The Chapel at Tel Hai will be filled with the sounds of vocal performance by three tenors—William Davenport, Galeano Salas and Mackenzie Whitney, Oct. 18.

    From Tel Hai |

  • Food and drink

    A Slice of Life: The Great Corn Pie

    I stumbled up a great quote from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby the other day. I always loved the novel (and the recent film adaptation), in part because I grew up on Long Island where the story takes place. I know firsthand that the dichotomy of “old” money versus “new” that is so adeptly depicted is neither fictitious nor limited to the 1920s era. In fact, the residents of an elite beach community demonstrated a less than subtle show of snobbery this past Summer by displaying...


  • General news

    Knowles’ resolution to explore statewide elder abuse task force effort passes House

    The House voted in favor of a resolution sponsored by Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Schuylkill) calling for a study of Pennsylvania’s existing network of elder abuse task forces and to assess the feasibility of expanding the network across the state, on Sept. 24.

    From Representative Jerry Knowles’ Office |

  • General news

    Kutztown University students bring home Mid Atlantic Emmy awards

    Emmanuel Metayer, of Bernville, was awarded a Mid Atlantic regional Emmy award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Sept. 20 at a ceremony in Philadelphia.

    From Kutztown University |

  • General news

    Community comes together to ‘Keep Hamburg Beautiful’

    Residents of Hamburg gathered together on Saturday, Sept. 27 for the third Keep Hamburg Beautiful, a community-wide effort to clean up the town’s streets, parks and lots.

    By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Berks County Wine Trail ‘Artisan Cheese & Wine Pairing Event Weekend’ this weekend

    The cheese and wine menu for the “2014 Artisan Cheese & Wine Pairing Event Weekend” with the Berks County Wine Trail is pairing up nicely! A fabulous selection of cheeses will be enjoyed with locally produced wines during this popular harvest time event. Taking place Saturday, Oct. 4 and Sunday, Oct. 5, from noon to 5 p.m. both days, this cheese-filled annual event is ideal for anyone who enjoys cheese, wine, fresh fruit and a peaceful Autumn day out on the rural by-ways of...

    From Berks County Wine Trail |

  • General news

    33rd annual Heritage Festival at Berks Heritage Center this weekend

    The days are filled with entertainment, crafts, vendors, fabulous food and amazing demonstrations at Berks Heritage Center in Bern Twp. on Oct. 4 and 5 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. New to the festival this year is master wood carver Barry Frank of Bucks County. Frank wields a chainsaw like no other artist. Environmentally conscious, he only uses wood from tree services – no trees are cut purposefully for his art.

    From Berks County Parks and Recreation |

  • General news

    Grube’s Dairy celebrates two years with open house event

    Tucked away on the corner of Main and Yoder on Shoemakersville, Grube’s Dairy Store has offered local milk and eggs and other farm-fresh groceries since 2012. This past weekend, the dairy celebrated two years of business with an open house event featuring music, tours, Dairy Royalty and – of course – cookies and milk.

    By Kolleen Long For 21st Century Media |

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