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Rainy Valley Blues Fest at Kuztown Park

By Lisa Mitchell|

Topton speed skater Gavin Geiger brings home medals, trophy from USA Roller Sports nationals

Gavin Geiger displays his medals and trophy he won during the USA Roller Sports national indoor speed skating competition held this summer in Lincoln, Nebraska. He placed third in the 300 meter and 400 meter races and fourth in the 200 meter race in ...

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  • News

    Interim Pottstown NAACP officers elected, initiative announced

    POTTSTOWN >> The interim election for the reorganization of the Pottstown chapter of the NAACP has put Jonathan Corson in the president’s position until November.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • News

    On election chess board, Southeastern Pennsylvania counties are crucial

    Whether you know it or not, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are fighting over you — that is, if you are a voter living in the suburbs around Philadelphia.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • Dump truck strikes utility pole in Centre Township

    State Police Reading report that Joseph Andre, 81, Kutztown, was driving south on Garfield Road in the area of Center Road in Centre Township on Aug. 18 at 2:06 p.m. when he steered off the roadway to avoid striking an oncoming vehicle. His 1980 BOSS 2 dump truck traveled off the western edge of the roadway and struck a utility pole.

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  • Sports

    Von Dohren scores 100th modified win at Grandview

    BECHTELSVILLE >> It all began in 1981 when Craig VonDohren won his first modified feature at Grandview Speedway. As time went on the defending point champion continued to rack up the wins driving for either the family or other car owners. Saturday night, 35 years later, the Oley leadfoot and current point leader, scored his 100th win in the division the post back-to-back victorious and his fifth of the season in the 35-Lap T.P. Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified All-American Racing Series...

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

  • Sports

    Saxton: Northeast Outlaw Pro Mods returning to Maple Grove on Aug. 27

    They’re back by popular demand. The Northeast Outlaw Pro Mods (NEOPMA) return to Maple Grove Raceway on Saturday, August 27, for the annual Rumble at the Grove sponsored by Penske Truck Leasing and CJ Tire and Automotive Services.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

  • Crime

    Fleetwood man accused of assault, terroristic threats

    A Fleetwood man is accused of assault and making terroristic threats.

    Fleetwood Police |

  • HAMBURG LOCAL

    Hamburg Item Community Calendar Aug. 24

    Submit to Calendar: E-mail event listings to lmitchell@berksmontnews.com. Note Item Calendar in e-mail subject.

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  • Sports

    Schera representing his Berks roots amid rapid rise in horse racing world

    Matt Schera’s circuitous journey from aspiring weatherman to one of the most successful thoroughbred owners in the nation is the stuff that dreams – and scripts – are made of.

    By Darryl Grumling For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Seeing Eye dog trained at Hamburg High

    Hamburg High School students will be joined a furry, four-legged new student this year, Wolfgang, a German Shepherd puppy.

    Lisa Mitchell
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  • News

    A Walk with Dragonflies

    Ken Lebo lead participants on A Walk with Dragonflies, hosted by Blue Mountain Wildlife Inc. in the wetlands at the Kernsville Dam Recreation Area west of Hamburg on Aug. 13.

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