In Other News

M&T Bank robbery arrest in Honey Brook Borough

By Patrick Ely Chief of Police|

FCT takes on Chekhov with a Pennsylvania twist

Fleetwood Community Theatre is presenting the Tony Award winning comedy “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” by Christopher Durang. This six character play, directed by Tara Sands, has all the great comedy elements and will take the st...

From Fleetwood Community Theatre|


  • News

    Celtic Martins perform April 29 at The Strand Theater

    The Celtic Martins, sponsored by Our Town Foundation, will perform at the Hamburg Strand Theater on Saturday, April 29, The Celtic Martins will give a live performance beginning at 1 p.m. with doors opening at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are available online on the theater’s Facebook page and at, in person at the Hamburg Strand Theater or at the Our Town Foundation office. All tickets will be $12 with the proceeds being used for renovations to the theater.

    Our Town Foundation|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Steam this feel good dinner entree

    Yup, it is that time of year that we begin to notice last year’s summer attire (heck, even some of our winter clothes) are just a tad snug. Here is a great recipe that will make you feel just a little better about what you are eating. Delicious, crunchy and a true feel good dinner.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • News

    POT BOOM: 3,000 attend medical marijuana expo in Pennsylvania

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories on medical cannabis and how its legalization will impact Pennsylvanians.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    Pine Forge Elementary information presented to school board

    Taking into account staff eliminations and operational costs – the closure of Pine Forge Elementary would potentially save the district $1.4 million annually.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • Entertainment

    Boyertown Area Alumni Marching Unit to hold Spring Concert this weekend

    The Boyertown Area Alumni Marching Unit (BAMU) will be presenting their Spring Concert on Saturday, April 29, at 7 p.m. at the Boyertown Junior High West, Donald J. Kuszyk Auditorium. The theme for this year’s concert is “Around the World in 80 Minutes or So” and will feature a variety of tunes. There’s something for everyone.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Events

    Koinonia Speakers Toastmasters announces Open House

    On May 2, Koinonia Speakers Toastmasters, a local chapter of Toastmasters International, will host its semi-annual open house at the New Hanover United Methodist Church, (room 205), 2211 Swamp Pike, Gilbertsville, PA. The free event begins at 7 p.m. and is open to all.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Announcements

    Center at Spring Street to host Health and Wellness Fair

    The Center at Spring Street, a program of Boyertown Area Multi-Service, 200 West Spring Street in Boyertown, will offer a Health and Wellness Fair, Tuesday, May 9, from 10- 12 p.m.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • News

    St. Columbkill’s and Most Blessed Sacrament youth groups challenged

    At St. Columbkill’s Church in Boyertown, students in grades 7 through 12 were immersed in the Holy Triduum during a four-day event which started Wednesday of Holy Week and ended with the Great Easter Vigil on Saturday. The students were from St. Columbkill and Most Blessed Sacrament parishes.

    By Martha Gehringer For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    Studio B to take part in Fourth Fridays Art Walk

    Studio B, 39A East Philadelphia Avenue in Boyertown, is pleased to add fourth Friday evenings of each month to its schedule in support of the Boyertown’s Merchants Committee initiative entitled “Fourth Friday Art Walks.”

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Events

    ‘YMCA Healthy Kids Day’ teams up with Berks County’s ‘Go Fly a Kite Day’

    Every April, the Y celebrates Healthy Kids Day, our national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids. April is also National Kite Month, when the Berks County Parks and Recreation Department hosts “Go Fly a Kite! Day.” The YMCA of Reading & Berks County and the County of Berks have joined forces to create one fantastic event combining healthy activities & information for kids and their families with kite-flying fun! This free family event is set for...

    Berks County Parks and Rec Department|

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