In Other News

Kutztown University APSCUF faculty on strike

By Lisa Mitchell|

Kutztown University President addresses students about strike

Kutztown University President Dr. Kenneth Hawkinson hosted an open forum today, Oct. 19, in an effort to ease staff and student’s concerns regarding the APSCUF faculty union strike. ...

By Darius Pleasant For Digital First Media|


  • News

    Exeter Police receive grant for ballistic vests

    EXETER >> The Exeter Police Department is one step closer to purchasing new bulletproof vests.

    Digital First Media|

  • News

    Think about it: It’s Just at the Barn

    “If at first you don’t succeed, do it the way your mother told you to.” — Anonymous


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    Flying Colors fall art show set for Oct, 28-30

    Flying Colors Fine Artists will hold its annual art show Oct. 28, 29 and 30 at the Montgomery School, Route 113, in Chester Springs. An artists’ reception with live music and refreshments will be held on Friday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. Hours on Saturday and Sunday are 10 to 5. All hours are open to the public free of charge. All paintings will be for sale. An art activity for children is planned for Saturday and Sunday as well as informal artist demonstrations.


  • Entertainment

    Fleetwood Community Theatre presents ‘Love , Sex and the IR$’ Oct. 20-30

    Love and laughter take the stage when Fleetwood Community Theatre presents “Love, Sex and The IR$,” by Billy VanZandt and Jane Milmore, Oct. 20 through Oct. 30. This 8 character play, directed by Brian Miller, with all the great comedy elements: mistaken identity, a love triangle, and of course deception will take the stage in Kutztown at 201 E. Main St.

    Fleetwood Community Theatre |

  • Opinion

    person to person — impact : Do you have a funny bone?

    If a group of people was asked if they had a funny bone, many people would say: “Of course I have a funny bone (ulnar nurve). It’s part of my elbow that I have knocked against walls, doors and many other objects and boy does that hurt!” But wait, I’m not talking about that kind of funny bone. I’m talking about another definition that is found at which describes it as: “A person’s sense of humor, as located in an imaginary...

    By Jeff Hall|

  • News

    Hamburg Rotarians learn about the bees

    Eric George was the program chairperson at the Hamburg Rotary on Oct. 16. Steve Finke owner of Meadow View Beekeeping, LLC did a very interesting program about his work with bees.


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    Grand Opening for Wellness Studio in Elverson

    From fashion to fitness and wellness, Melynda Wagner, local business woman and entrepreneur, is at it again. This year she celebrates with her mother six years as co-owners of local consignment shop, French Creek Boutique located on Route 23 in Elverson.


  • Entertainment

    WTIM: Music Around Town Oct. 19 edition

    What’s going on musically in the Berks-Mont Newspapers coverage area? A lot, and we want to help keep everyone in the know.

    By Tim Dietterick|

  • Events

    Learn the history of Halloween traditions at ‘A Hopewell Halloween’

    An evening of Halloween traditions and historical folklore will be hosted by Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Historic games, crafts, and folktales from the different cultural groups that worked at Hopewell Furnace will be featured. All activities will take place near the park’s historic village. Admission and parking are free.

    From the National Park Service|

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    Buyer of western pen and ink drawing sought; piece sold as part of Englesville Hotel contents

    Tina Swavely, former resident of Pottstown and Boyertown, is trying to track down a piece of artwork — a pen and ink drawing of an old western town. She is in need of the community’s help.

    Rebecca Blanchard

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