In Other News

Shoemakersville Fire Company Tree sale benefits fire company

By Lisa Mitchell|

Pottstown man charged in Route 100 road rage shooting

Norristown >> A Pottstown man has been arrested on charges stemming from a road rage shooting on Route 100 in Montgomery and Berks counties. ...

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    Crews respond to Hazmat incident in Birdsboro

    BIRDSBORO >> A situation involving hazardous materials brought emergency crews to a power plant construction site in Birdsboro Thursday afternoon.

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    Boyertown Area High Schol Marching Unit places at state and national competitions

    The Boyertown Area High School’s Marching Unit has placed first in their group at the state competition and fifth at the national competition.

    Submitted by Boyertown Area School District|

  • Events

    An exhibition of paintings by Ekaterina Popova

    Eckhaus Gallery is pleased to announce an opening reception to an exhibition of new paintings by Kutztown University Alumni, Ekaterina Popova. The exhibition will feature a series of paintings featuring interiors in oil, acrylic and watercolor. Please join us for the opening reception on Friday, Nov. 30, from 6-9 p.m.

    From Ekaterina Popova|

  • Events

    A three-night 19th Century Christmas Experience at Joanna Furnace

    For three evenings in December, Historic Joanna Furnace glows with the warmth of a 19th century Christmas season.

    Submitted by Mark Zerr|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Get ready for Wild Wizarding Weekend, Holiday Garden Railway, Chesco Best Kept Secrets and much more

    Wizards Academy of Music: TV personality Adam Savage (“Myth Busters”) and YouTube star Michael Stevens celebrate curiosity by demonstrating crazy toys and tools with “Brain Candy Live!” at 8 p.m. Nov. 19 at Broad and Locust streets, Philadelphia. Tickets range from $35-$150. Call (215) 893-1999 or visit

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Ivan Stoltzfus shares cross-country trip stories at Village Library book signing

    If you were up early on Veterans Day on Nov. 11, you may have seen Johnabilt a restored 1948 John Deere Tractor with a Peterbilt cab putting along Rt. 10 in Honey Brook on his way to the Village Library in Morgantown. Honey Brook author C. Ivan Stoltzfus was on his way to his book signing of his book “A Dream to Reality.”

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

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    Antietam Valley Community Partnership announces Tree Lighting in the Park

    Antietam Valley Community Partnership has announced the 7th annual Tree Lighting in the Park for Saturday, Dec. 2, from 6:30-8 p.m.

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  • Crime

    Exeter Police nab music store burglar

    EXETER >> Police have arrested a man after he allegedly burglarized a music store and attempted to flee with several instruments.

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  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Bringing the outdoors in

    It took just that one night last week when the temperature dropped to somewhere around twenty degrees. Bam! That was it. The active growing season is over. Mother Nature has closed up her summer shop and moved it farther south. What to do now? Of course, you can take a break from tending green, growing things out of doors. Or, you can take this opportunity to turn to houseplants.

    By Pamela Baxter|

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    Authorities respond to overturned truck in Berks County

    WASHINGTON TWP. >> An overturned truck kept area fire departments busy Tuesday after a reported accident.

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