In Other News

300 come out for Kutztown Library Solar Eclipse Party

By Lisa Mitchell|

Person to Person - Impact: My archives of yesteryear to today

I must admit I am pleased that I have some of the characteristics of my dear mother, who went to be with the Lord in 2000, just shy of her 92nd birthday. Among other admirable qualities: she could play a few songs on the piano, recite poems she wrote...

By Jeff Hall Columnist|


  • Chairman announces Kennel Task Force in Honeybrook

    John McHugh, chairman of the board of supervisors, announced the creation of a Task Force to examine issues concerning the operation of dog kennels. Residents have indicated that increasing traffic on the local roads puts a strain on these roads and noise complaints have increased. The Task Force will examine the issues raised and provide recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on how to effectively deal with the issues.

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  • Tri County Community Calendar for Aug. 29

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  • Pa. agriculture secretary with Berks County 4H Club members


  • Chester County: Potato harvesting project for the hungry

    The Knights of Columbus Saint Elizabeth Council is looking for volunteers on Saturday, September 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to assist with harvesting the potatoes and onions planted back in April for the Farming Project for The Hungry. The harvest will be donated to the Lord’s Pantry of Downingtown. Last year the volunteers harvested 1,700 pounds of potatoes. After sorting and stacking, the project yielded 47 crates of potatoes that were delivered to the Lord’s Pantry in...

    Submitted by St. Elizabeth Knights of Columbus|

  • Travel through time at the 41st Hay Creek Festival

    For the 41st year, the Hay Creek Historians invite visitors from all over to join them at Historic Joanna Furnace Iron Works near Morgantown, September 8, 9, and 10. This is one of the most unique historic events around where visitors travel through time and experience life from the 19th century to 1950’s interpreted at the Hay Creek Festival. The 2017 festival runs daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday evening. This year’s festival promises the same time-defying experience...

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  • News

    Daniel Boone School District transportation letters in the mail

    Daniel Boone Area School District Superintendent James P. Harris said letters detailing students’ bus stops, school bus numbers, and arrival and departure times were mailed to parents on Aug. 18.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Berks Military History Museum opens doors to the public

    MOHNTON >> The Berks Military History Museum held its grand opening on Saturday, Aug. 12.

    Digital First Media|

  • News

    Hawk Mountain Migration Kick-Off Fest off to flying start

    Equipped with binoculars and cameras, people gathered at the lookouts at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Kempton for the sanctuary’s inaugural Migration Kick-Off Festival “Off to a Flying Start” on Aug. 12.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Sports

    One win, two point titles for Buckwalter in Action Track USA finale

    Kutztown >> Great weather, fantastic crowd, and a terrific night of racing brought down the curtain for the three weekly divisions at the Action Track USA on Wednesday night. And when it was over, Tim Buckwalter, Kyle Spence, and Nick Vinciguerra wore the biggest smiles at the annual Kutztown Fair.

    By Barry Angstadt For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Scout project brings new LED sign to Boyertown Salvation Army

    The Boyertown Salvation Army now has a new LED sign thanks to local Boy Scout Chad Gamler. The sign was placed at the Reading Avenue location in July and is now being used to announce upcoming events.

    Rebecca Blanchard

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