In Other News

Studio B announces Thursday Series: Life in the Old Days: Stories of the Past with Bob Wood


Reel Experiences with Rob Humanick: Hilarious and heartfelt ‘Obvious Child’ packs a contentious punch

“Obvious Child” is a deeply political film that is all the more potent for its subterfuge as a crowd-pleaser. Dealing with an inflammatory topic – abortion – the film is bound to provoke strong responses from women and men alike. While it can be argue...



  • General news

    $730k in state grants to back local swimming pool, parks, Schwank says

    Two parks in Berks County and a swimming pool in Fleetwood have been awarded nearly $730,000 in state grants, state Sen. Judy Schwank said today.


  • General news

    Live at The Historic State Theatre Of Boyertown award-winning improv comedy group ‘Better Than Bacon’

    The Historic State Theatre of Boyertown is proud to present a night of great laughter and audience-driven entertainment, featuring award-winning improvisational comedy troupe Better Than Bacon on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. The live event will be held at 61 N. Reading Avenue in Boyertown, PA 19512. Doors will open to the public at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale now at a discounted price when purchased in advance at, or at the box office on the day of...


  • General news

    Kutztown Playground, French Creek State Park each awarded $150,000 state grants

    Kutztown >> New playground equipment, stepping stones and plaza space will be the new features of Kutztown’s only playground thanks to the award today, Oct. 21, of a $150,000 state grant, Sen. Judy Schwank said today.

    From Sen. Schwank’s Office |

  • General news

    Exeter sends home meningitis warnings about two schools

    One student is at Exeter Senior High School and another at Exeter Junior High School, according to the letter.

    By Evan Brandt Two students in the district may have viral meningitis, according to a letter sent home to parents Frida|

  • General news

    Multiple vehicle accident closes Route 422 in Exeter

    Route 422 was closed in both directions Friday, OCT. 17 after a tractor trailer was overturned in an accident between Route 345 and Lorain Road.

    By 21st Century Media staff |

  • General news

    Rummage Sale and Flea Market set for November at Congregation Hesed Shel Emet, Pottstown

    The Jewish Women’s League of Congregation Hesed Shel Emet announces its annual Rummage Sale, Flea Market and Bake Sale to be held on Sunday, Nov. 2 & Monday, Nov. 3, 2014.


  • Opinion

    Felicia Fisher’s a Slice Of Life: The social experiment’s Apple Cake

    I spend a good part of each morning daydreaming. Rolling pie crust is a monotonous task and as the simultaneous whir of my industrial strength mixer and window fan make listening to music difficult, I find myself working in relative silence and wondering about the most ridiculous things. The other day I was thinking about my love of irreverent Halloween costumes. One of my all time favorites was a fellow who had painted his face green, covered his body with dried seaweed and sported a life...


  • Education

    Kutztown School Board ensures safety near Greenwich Elementary

    In a jam-packed Kutztown Area School District School Board meeting, safety reigned supreme as a topic of conversation, dominating two important topics of discussion.

    By Joe Brown For 21st Century Media |

  • Columns

    The Grange, part 2

    It may be difficult for newer residents to realize, but the housing developments that have transformed the south half of New Hanover Township have been built in less than one lifetime. Before, say, 1960, tract housing developments simply did not exist. New Hanover then was rural with small farms and open country.

    By Robert Wood Columnist |

  • General news

    Interlace Communications holds open house and ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 30

    After 20 years of doing business as a home based business, Interlace Communications is moving to a corporate setting at the Berks North Professional Building in Shoemakersville.

    By Interlace Communications, Inc. |

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