In Other News

Community tours new Perry Elementary Center during grand opening

By Shea Singley|

Exeter Ambulance Association looks to township for aid

Emergency services in Exeter Township are in need of help. ...

By Emily Thiel|


  • Crime

    Police Reports: Car travels over embankment, enters stream

    Car travels over embankment, enters stream


  • General news

    The Mainliners male chorus returns to Tel Hai for Christmas-themed free concert Dec. 18

    Tel Hai’s concert series continues on Thursday, Dec. 18, as The Mainliners male chorus returns to the stage. This Christmas-themed concert will begin at 7:30 PM in the Chapel on Tel Hai’s campus located off Beaver Dam Road in Honey Brook Township, east of Route 10.

    Tel Hai |

  • Columns

    Focus on the Family: Set limits to stifle kids’ narcissistic behaviors

    Question: I recently read that narcissistic behavior is on the rise, and this seems to confirm my own observations of a culture that seems to be increasingly selfish and entitled. I’m especially concerned about my children growing up with these influences. Is there anything I can do to prevent them from developing these negative traits?

    By Jim Daly Columnist |

  • Education

    Robeson Elementary Center students jump for their hearts and help save lives

    Students at Robeson Elementary Center in Birdsboro are jumping at the chance to fight heart disease and stroke, our nation’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers.

    From Twin Valley School District |

  • Business

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tammy Gore steps down; chamber seeks new director

    Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tammy Gore “stepped down,” announced Board of Directors vice president Gretchen Strouphar during the monthly breakfast Nov. 21.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • General news

    Hamburg’s From the Early Files

    25 Years Ago Nov. 29, 1989 >> During a special meeting last Wednesday afternoon the Hamburg Borough Council approved the borough’s $899,860.00 proposed general fund budget for 1990, an increase of $20,857.00 over this year’s budget.


  • Events

    Hamburg area calendar of events

    Recurring Centerport Lions Club: Jamming Sessions will be held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Music starts at 5:30 p.m. All musicians welcome.


  • Religion

    Hamburg area church calendar

    St. Mary Roman Catholic Church Located at 94 Walnut Road in Tilden Township. Visit our website at Daily schedule: Eucharistic devotions on Monday at 7 p.m.; Masses on Tuesday at 7 p.m. and Wednesday through Friday at 9 a.m. Weekend Masses on Saturday at 4:30 p.m., and Sunday at 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Reconciliation every Saturday from 3:45 - 4:15 p.m. and before each daily Mass. Upcoming activities include:


  • General news

    Hamburg area residents have ‘H.A.D.I.T.’ with the illegal drug problem

    “Make no mistake about it. This is not just a little bit of a problem. This is not just a minor item. This is something that has been referred to by many people as an epidemic, a plague, a disaster,” said Representative Jerry Knowles, on the statewide illegal drug problems. “And it’s all of those. It is each and every one of those words to describe the situation that we’re dealing with here.”

    Shea Singley

  • Events

    Boyertown Area Choral Association presents two free holiday concerts

    This year the Boyertown Area Choral Association will celebrate the holiday season by offering two free concerts to the community. The first will be held on Thanksgiving weekend, Sunday, Nov. 30, at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, located at 750 N. Evans Street in Pottstown.

    From the Boyertown Area Choral Association |

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