In Other News

Bethesda Baptist youth present the musical ‘Father’s Prayer’

By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

Motorcyclist killed in collision with SUV in Lyons

A motorcyclist from Allentown was killed in a collision with an SUV at the intersection of State Street and Lyons Road in Lyons Borough at 11:28 p.m. on April 11. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • Announcements

    Exeter native named 2017 Newman Civic Fellow at Albright College

    Albright College junior Hunter L. Ahrens, of Exeter Township, Pa., has been named a Campus Compact 2017 Newman Civic Fellow.

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  • Announcements

    Young Berks ARL volunteer receives Certificate of Appreciation

    Fourteen-year-old Animal Rescue League (ARL) volunteer Timothy Bauder has received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Department of Education Professional Association.

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  • Events

    Mifflin Community Library announces Annual Edible Book Festival

    Mifflin Community Library’s Annual Edible Book Festival is slated for Saturday, April 22, noon until 3 p.m. This event will be a celebration of art, books, food and fun.

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  • News

    Pine Forge Elementary removed from district’s Elementary AC Project

    Though the fate of Pine Forge Elementary School has yet to be determined, the building has been removed from the Elementary Air Conditioning Project following an 8-1 vote on Tuesday, April 11.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • News

    St. Aloysius students perform Stations of the Cross

    POTTSTOWN >> St. Aloysius celebrated Holy Week on Wednesday with a reenactment of the Stations of the Cross. Just before Easter break, seventh- and eighth-grade students perform the Stations of the Cross. The program depicted the 14 stations of Jesus’ crucifixion and death before his resurrection on Easter Sunday.

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  • News

    Berks lawmaker pushes to make sex-abuse lawsuits retroactive

    As legislation makes it way through the Pennsylvania House of Representatives that could alter the time survivors of child sexual abuse would have to sue their perpetrators, a Berks County state representative plans to introduce an amendment that would include retroactivity – a move that’s met with resistance in the past.

    By Kathleen E. Carey @dtbusiness on Twitter|

  • Announcements

    Randy and Amy Heisler receive BBB Heritage Tree award

    During BBB’s annual Board meeting on Tuesday March 28th, Building a Better Boyertown’s Tree Committee chose and presented Amy and Randy Heisler with the Heritage Tree Award for 2017. Amy and Randy have a beautiful Grand Fir tree that the committee believed was the best maintained and healthy tree in the Boyertown Borough. Hosted by Building a Better Boyertown at the Boyertown Borough Hall, the presentation of the award is part of the organizations strategy in supporting local...

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  • Food

    Chocolate ‘eggstravaganza’: Home cooks share DIY secrets

    “Looking good!” manager Terri Stoltz told an assembly line of candymaking volunteers — eight retirees wearing colonial mob caps in a nod to their surroundings.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    Cheesy dish perfect use for leftover mashed potatoes

    Golden, cheesy and, with that hint of ham, simply a great addition to your dinner table. The flavor of loaded potatoes, the texture of classic Duchess spuds and the look of slab pie. Did I mention easy as well? Using leftover mashed potato is also perfect in this preparation.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • News

    Montgomery County judge: Jury selection to begin May 22 for Bill Cosby trial

    NORRISTOWN >> Jury selection will begin May 22 in Pittsburgh for entertainer Bill Cosby’s upcoming trial on charges he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman at his Cheltenham mansion in 2004.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

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