In Other News

Hamburg Arts Fest features kid art, chain saw carving demo, art vendors, car show

By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

Tilden Township Police use social media to spread word about No Trespassing at Rock

Tilden Township Police continue to cite people for criminal trespass at The Rock and the Kernsville Dam Recreational Area in Tilden Township. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • News

    The King’s Academy launches variable tuition program

    The King’s Academy launches Variable Tuition, a tuition assistance program aimed at making an outstanding, Christian education available to as many families as possible.

    The King’s Academy |

  • News

    Topton Borough Top Dog street Fair & Car Rally

    Hosted by Topton Centennial Committee, the 2017 Topton Top Dog Street Fair and Classic and Antique Car Rally and Cruise rolled through Topton Borough on May 20, featuring free Barrel Train Rides, musical entertainment through out the day, DJs, live band SIXTY 30, Car Rally along Broad Alley at the ball field and Car Cruise down Home Avenue, a variety of food, Top Hot Dog Eater Competition and dunk tank.


  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Get the grill ready for dessert

    Time to fire up the grill for this sweet treat. Melba classically uses peaches but nectarines are almost the same fruit. The difference between the two? Fuzzy skin! Many authorities will have you believe that the nectarine is slightly firmer and sweeter, but this is untrue. Just be sure, when choosing either, that they have just a little give.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • News

    Boyertown Memorial Day plans announced

    The annual Boyertown Memorial Day Parade will be held Monday, May 29, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

    Staff report|

  • News

    5-vehicle crash, truck fire closes 78 overnight May 19

    A five-vehicle accident, involving two tractor trailer trucks that caught fire, closed eastbound Interstate 78 in Greenwich Township on Friday, May 19. One of the eastbound lanes opened Saturday morning around 9:30 a.m. and later Saturday both lanes were open.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Peace. Love. Kutztown unifies community through coloring

    Peace. Love. Kutztown spread love and unified the community through the simple act of coloring. More than 200 Kutztown Area School District students participated in the coloring contest that ended on Friday, May 5.

    From Peace. Love. Kutztown|

  • News

    Kutztown School Board approves new Chromebooks for 8th graders

    The Kutztown School Board approved the purchase of new Chromebook laptops for Kutztown Area Middle School 8th graders during their May 15 meeting.

    By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    Baahubali fans, check out Fathom’s new ‘Best of Bollywood Event Series’

    Fast on the heels off the insanely successful “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion,” which has grossed $20 million so far, the folks at Fathom Events are going big on Bollywood with their new “Bollywood Classic Event Series.”

    By Karen D’Souza Bay Area News Group|

  • News

    Schwank Town Hall: regionalizing police, Wolf proposes charging for state police coverage

    Senator Judy Schwank hosted a Town Hall meeting at Brandywine Heights Middle School on May 17 to discuss regionalizing police departments and Governor Tom Wolf’s proposal to charge municipalities for contracting with State Police.

    By Laura E. Quain For Digital First Media|

  • Announcements

    Railroad excursion to offer view of Pottstown Memorial Day parade featuring Budweiser Clydesdales

    As part of its annual Salute to the Troops, the Colebrookdale Railroad, will be supporting the Pottstown Memorial Day events. A special reduced fare train to see the famous Budweiser Clydesdales has been scheduled for Memorial Day, May 29.

    Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust|

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