In Other News

Caernarvon, Berks residents pack board meeting to support police chief

By Jake Austin For 21st Century Media |

Kutztown wants Saucony Creek Regional Authority agreement to continue, or be compensated $5 million

Kutztown Borough countersued Maxatawny $5 million for pulling out of the Saucony Creek Regional Authority 2010 agreement. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • Events

    Boyertown Alumni Band holds 38th Annual Spring Concert

    The Boyertown Alumni Marching Band will hold its 38th annual spring concert on Saturday, April 26, at 7 p.m. at Boyertown Junior High West in the Donald J. Kuszyk Auditorium.

    By Lydia Nesbitt For 21st Century Media |

  • Events

    Calendar of Events

    Send events to The Kutztown Area Patriot at 12 South Fourth St., Hamburg, Pa., 19526; fax: 610-562-4644; e-mail:


  • Business

    Business News: Lori Meixel, Kutztown, promoted to VP

    National Penn Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: NPBC) announced that Lori Meixell, Kutztown, has been promoted to vice president in its Commercial Lending group. She reports to Barbara Pattison, senior vice president and a team leader in the Central Region Commercial Lending group.

    From National Penn |

  • Opinion

    Thinking Out Loud with Connie: Spring cleaning for a spotless house

    Surely as the sun rises every morning, spring will arrive and I believe it is just round the proverbial corner. Believe it! Just yesterday while walking my dog; I spotted a white snow crocus in bloom. It was camouflaged next to the diminishing two foot icy snow bank. That certain proof along with the sun shining and birds chattering in the background was something to smile about.


  • Columnists

    A Look Back in History by Richard L.T. Orth: Expanding on Seagreaves and other PA Dutch potters

    Part 2 of Seagreaves series. First part ran last issue.


  • Opinion

    Book beat by jeff hall: Book beat brings benefits

    Yes, Book Beat has brought benefits to yours truly after writing just one article and three book reviews, in the form of comedy, criticism and commitment to read more!


  • General news

    Hopewell Christian Fellowship celebrates through rebuild and relocating

    Trusses were laid the first week of April so the rebuild of Hopewell Christian Fellowship’s lobby and café are underway in Elverson! This is very good news for the church that was forced to become instantly mobile after the roof gave way under the weight of snow back on Feb. 14.

    By Chris McNamara, Hopewell Christian Fellowship |

  • Business

    Business News: French Creek Boutique celebrates anniversary

    French Creek Boutique is celebrating their third anniversary this month. A great deal has happened over those last three years, lots of changes, room re-designs and growth in new product categories. All of these changes were made to adapt to an ever changing economy and demand of certain products at their store. This was all done in an effort to keep their loyal customers satisfied, happy and coming back to buy.

    From French Creek Boutique |

  • Columnists

    Through My Kitchen Window: Chag Pesach Sameach!

    Happy Passover! Passover 2014 began last evening. It runs from the 15-22 in the Hebrew month of Nissan, which corresponds with April 14-22 this year.

    By Davina Weinhold For 21st Century Media |

  • Columnists

    FOCUS ON THE FAMILY with Jim Daly: Marijuana’s effects too damaging to support legalization

    Q: What’s wrong with marijuana? Personally, I don’t see any reason why it shouldn’t be legalized.


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