In Other News

New children’s book debut and author book signing at Antler Ridge Winery, Mertztown

Submitted by Joshua A. Fink|

Boyertown YMCA to host annual Yip & Dip this Saturday

As summer comes to a end, the Boyertown YMCA is inviting dogs to take a swim. The YMCA will be hosting its annual Yip & Dip Dog Swim on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 1-4 p.m. at the Boyertown Community Pool, 417 S. Madison Street. ...

Boyertown YMCA|


  • Dog bites Hamburg Police officer during owner’s arrest

    The Hamburg Police Report that on Aug. 25 at about 1 p.m. officers made an arrest for assault. Officer’s responded to the 200 block of S. 4th St. in Hamburg for reports of a physical domestic.

    Hamburg Borough Police|

  • News

    Union shooting was result of family feud, court documents state

    UNION twp. >> A drive-by shooting that took place last weekend was allegedly the result of an ongoing family feud.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • Tri County Community Calendar Sept. 6

    Event Submissions: send to week prior to publication. Note Tri County Record calendar in email subject.


  • News

    Manager of Barto animal supplier cited 28 times for animal cruelty

    BARTO >> The small animal manager of a local animal farm is facing criminal charges for alleged animal cruelty following a lengthy investigation.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • News

    Foundation for Boyertown Education names new executive director

    The Foundation for Boyertown Education


  • News

    New EMS director named at Boyertown Lions Community Ambulance

    After spending 13 years in a military environment, one would think Ryan Billings would take on the role of drill sergeant in his newly appointed job as Director of Emergency Medical Service of Boyertown Lions Community Ambulance Service. Not necessarily so.

    By Gil Cohen For Digital First Media|

  • Opinion

    A Look Back in History: Here and Abroad: colorful personalities interested and educated on our culture

    A few years back when Dr. Michael Werner, editor of the “Hiwwe wie Driwwe” (translated Over Here, and Over There) German-American periodical, visited our American Folklife Institute offices in Kutztown, he was overjoyed to see a 19th Century issue of the “American Patriot” (Kutztown Patriot). Since we had a number of these historic original issues in our library, our Director, Richard Shaner gave him an original copy for his office. His newsletter that many...

    By Richard L.T. Orth Columnist|

  • Opinion

    Welcome to my World: Lucky Charms and their Meaning

    Superstitions are still with us from many cultures in our ancient past. Some of us believe in them, while others think they’re absurd. There are bad luck superstitions, like never sleeping on the 13th floor of a hotel, or walking under a ladder. However, there are people who knock on wood or cross their fingers for good luck. Some people wear symbols as a charm or amulet to bring good luck, or ward off evil. According to Whats, “If our minds tell us this good...

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist|

  • Opinion

    Guest Column: Small town rural life should be painted in watercolor

    While I have lived my whole life in the suburbs, I’ve always thought that people who live in a small town nestled amidst a rural setting are blessed.

    By Mike Zielinski Guest Columnist|

  • Opinion

    Guest Column: Say ‘Hello’ and smile at everyone, make them smile

    Oh my, I forgot 70 comes after 69 (Senior Moment). 70 years old, why that is almost “OLDER THEN DIRT.” No actually it is just a number.

    By Linda D. Bullock Guest Columnist|

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