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Driver fell asleep, Jeep veered into path of Deka truck

By Lisa Mitchell|

Bartram Breeze Trail Races held at Kerny Dam Rec Area

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  • Bigger Than the Beatles, Who Does God Say I Am?

    On May 6, Pequea Presbyterian Church will host a free ladies event from 9 a.m. to noon. This event is open to women and teen girls ages 12 and up and will focus on identity and who we are in Christ.

    Pequea Presbyterian Church|

  • News

    Hamburg wins 1st Place at Wilkes University Engineering Olympics

    The Hamburg Area High School Engineering Olympics Team won 1st Place overall in the Wilkes University Engineering Olympics competition earlier this month.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Piano donation brings more than music to Hamburg Area High School

    In early January of this year Mr. Metz, who is a substitute teacher, donated his family’s piano to Hamburg Area High School, adding it to a small collection of practice pianos that reside in the music hallway. However there is much more to the piano than meets the eye. Not only does it bring joy and beautiful music to the present, but it also tells a delightful story of the past.

    By Jennifer Guldin Hamburg Senior|

  • News

    Grant sends Hamburg High teacher to Germany to integrate STEM into German class

    Hamburg Area High School German teacher, Brynell Stevens, has received a grant from the German government that will send her to Germany for three weeks this coming summer. The grant includes flights, room and board for participation in a STEM program for German teachers.

    By Gabby Krick Hamburg Sophomore|

  • News

    Hamburg Area High School April Students of the Month

    Congratulations to the Hamburg Area High School Students of the Month for April. Freshman Emma Riegel is the daughter of Brian and Stephanie Riegel of Hamburg. Sophomore Isaiah Blatt is the son of Eric and Tina Blatt of Shoemakersville. Junior Alyssa Marzili is the daughter of Sheri Marzili of Shoemakersville and Michael Marzili of Pottsville. Senior Helen Kerschner is the daughter of Diane and Glenn Kerschner of Hamburg.

    Hamburg Area High School|

  • News

    BASD Special Education Liaison presented with Annie Sullivan Award

    The Boyertown Area School District has announced that Barbara VanBuskirk, special education liaison and 20-year employee with the District, was presented with the 2017 Annie Sullivan Award during a ceremony at the Berks County Intermediate Unit.

    Submittted to Digital First Media|

  • Events

    Boyertown Area Choral Association announces broadway-themed concerts

    Songs of Broadway is the theme of the Boyertown Area Choral Association’s 27th annual Spring concert. Two free performances will be offered the first weekend in May.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Gardening and community — plant sales, contests, and more

    Gardening creates so many opportunities to build community — from the simple act of sharing a spring bouquet or own-grown produce, to hobnobbing with growers at local plant sales or taking part in a community garden contest.


  • Entertainment

    Boyertown State Theatre prepares for ‘Steel Magnolias’ production

    The State Theatre Players of Boyertown will be bringing audiences to a hair salon in northern Louisiana during their upcoming production of “Steel Magnolias” at the end of April.

    By Harrison Otto|

  • Events

    ‘The Right Price’ game show comes to The State

    The State Theatre Preservation Society is proud to sponsor The Right Price Game Show on Saturday, May 6, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 7, at 3 p.m. at the historic State Theatre in Boyertown.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

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