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Villanova obliterates Oklahoma, will play for national title Monday night

By Terry Toohey @TerryToohey on Twitter |

LIVE at tipoff: Philly coaches will chat live during NCAA tournament - Villanova vs. Oklahoma

As the Villanova Wildcats tip off agianst the Oklahoma Sooners beginning at 6:00 p.m., high school coaches and Villanova alumi from around the Philly suburbs are planning to chat live during the game right here and you can join the conversation. ...



  • News

    Amity Township Crime Watch to hold Annual Community Shredding Event

    A local company wants to provide an easy, safe way for local residents and small businesses to get rid of the documents they no longer need. The goal is to help stop identify theft. In recent weeks, identity theft has been a big issue and we can all work together to help eliminate the possibility of being vulnerable to this crime.

    Amity Township Crime Watch, Inc. |

  • News

    BCTV invites Berks County to participate in A “Faire” Appraisal; Identification & Evaluation of Antiques & Collectibles

    Antique aficionados are invited to uncover their hidden treasures by attending A “Faire” Appraisal at Schwarzwald United Church of Christ on Saturday, April 2, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Industry professionals will be on site to view and discuss antiques, yard sale finds, and collectibles owned by individuals.

    BCTV |

  • Lifestyle

    Item Community Calendar April 6

    Submit to Calendar: E-mail event listings to Note Item Calendar in e-mail subject.


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    Mennonite Heritage Center offers local bus tour

    The Mennonite Heritage Center, 565 Yoder Road, Harleysville, is sponsoring a one day tour to explore Berks County on Wednesday, April 27. The tour will focus on the Pennsylvania Dutch heritage and the natural beauty of the area.

    Mennonite Heritage Center |

  • News

    Berks County Heritage Center to offer PA German classes

    Have you ever wanted to learn more about local German Heritage? Then consider joining noted local educator and musician, Keith Brintzenhoff, who will present an eight-week course focused on the language and culture of the Pennsylvania Germans. Keith has an extensive background and knowledge of PA German history, language and music. This course includes a course notebook and will teach you not only vocabulary and phrases, but will also include lots of cultural information, music and humor.

    County of Berks Parks & Recreation |

  • News

    Earth Day celebration offers free eco-friendly services and fun for the whole family

    The 2016 Berks County Earth Day (BCED) event will take place Saturday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Riverfront Park in Reading. BCED will provide free earth-friendly services to members of the community like past years. However, this year the 2016 BCED event will focus on the importance of local food and agriculture.

    Berks County Earth Day Committee |

  • Entertainment

    Movie Review - ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

    It’s been many years in the making and, thankfully, it doesn’t disappoint. After the destruction of all downtown Metropolis, billionaire playboy Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) has a bone to pick with a certain superhero by the name of Superman (Henry Cavill).

    By Dan O’Neill Columnist |

  • Columns

    Welcome to my World: For the love of warmth

    Having been born in 1940 and raised on a farm with nine siblings, we didn’t always have the conveniences children do today. Yet, I can’t recall any winter day that our home was cold. As the first person out of bed, Pop was the one to go downstairs to the cellar and stoke the coal furnace. I’m sure I never thanked Pop for this early morning blessing, allowing us to jump out of bed and feel the warm house.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

  • News

    Seniors invited to free breakfast and ‘Anything Goes’ performance at Exeter SHS

    Exeter Township School District senior citizens are invited to a free breakfast and dress rehearsal presentation of the Senior High Musical “Anything Goes” on Thursday, April 14.

    Exeter Township School District |

  • News

    Exeter Police to host informative lecture series

    The Exeter Township Police Department will be conducting a four part lecture series to be held at the Exeter Community Library. The lectures are free and will cover a range of topics including K9 information and demonstration, scam artist awareness, home security measures and emergency preparedness.

    Exeter Township Police Department |

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