In Other News

Battle of the Bands rocks Brandywine

By Ethan Strause Brandywine Heights High School Freshman|

2016 Fiddle Festival Grand Champion returns to win 2017 title

Wearing a tropical print shirt, Andrew Vogts, 2016 Grand Champion, got up on stage with Victor Furtado on banjo as back up at the 34th annual Lyons Fiddle Festival held at Lyons Park on Sunday, Sept. 17. His fiddlin’ was foot tapping, fast, and...

By Roxanne Richardson Lyons Fiddle Festival Committee|


  • Warwick County Park hosts Community Day Explore “your own backyard”

    On Saturday, September 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Warwick County Park will be hosting Community Day in partnership with South Coventry, Warwick and East Nantmeal townships.

    From Warwick County Park|

  • BOOK BEAT Review: In “Exposed,” scheming villains weave web of deceit, lawsuits, fiery death and murder

    Over the years, this will be my sixth review of a Lisa Scottoline novel. The last three books, including “Exposed”, which was released on Aug. 15, 2017, have been sent to me before the release date by the publisher. I really appreciate Lisa’s writing. However, to be fair to you, I almost feel like a manager of a sports team who is coaching his young son. Instead of favoring his son, he should be loving, but diagnostic, showing no favoritism so the son improves.

    By Jeff Hall Columnist|

  • Corn maze at Mast Farms benefits cancer societies

    Morgantown’s Mast Farms, 2715 Main St. in Morgantown, announces that it has partnered with New Holland Agriculture to honor local cancer survivors and their families through the creation of a 12-acre Survivor Corn Maze.

    Submitted to Digital First Media |

  • 500th Anniversary Reformation Observation Service to be held Oct. 8

    Tel Hai Retirement Community, in conjunction with several local Protestant clergy and Father Michael Fitzpatrick of Saint Peter Catholic Church, invite the public to attend a 500th Anniversary Reformation Observation Service on Sunday, Oct. 8, at 2 p.m. The event will be hosted at Saint Peter Catholic Church, located at 2835 Manor Road, West Brandywine. This event is free and open to the public.

    From Tel Hai|

  • Tri County Calendar 9-26

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  • Honey Brook Girl Scout project helps the homeless

    On September 11, Lauren and Rebecca Goldman, 7th grade Cadette Girl Scouts and twin sisters from Honey Brook, presented 100 drawstrings bags to Bridge of Hope at their quarterly meeting in Coatesville. The bags are the end result of their Silver Award, the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette could earn and involves a minimum of 50 volunteer hours, although they dedicated close to 70 hours.

    From Lisa Goldman|

  • Family-friendly Hay Creek Apple Festival Oct. 14-15

    Come visit the Joanna Furnace Iron Works, near Morgantown, and the Hay Creek Apple Festival on October 14 and 15. You’ll be pleasantly entertained at one of the most family-friendly festivals in southeastern Pennsylvania.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • News

    Berks County Bar Association to hold lecture on challenges for the press

    READING >> The Berks County Bar Association will be holding a lecture next month that will touch on challenges facing the press.

    Digital First Media|

  • News

    Amity Police ask public for help in locating stolen truck

    AMITY >> Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle that was stolen from a victim’s property.

    Digital First Media|

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    Ride for the River to accompany Sly Fox Can Jam Festival for second year

    POTTSTOWN >> As the Sly Fox Can Jam Festival returns, it brings with it a Schuylkill River bike ride returning for its second year.

    Digital First Media|

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