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300 come out for Kutztown Library Solar Eclipse Party

By Lisa Mitchell|

Person to Person - Impact: My archives of yesteryear to today

I must admit I am pleased that I have some of the characteristics of my dear mother, who went to be with the Lord in 2000, just shy of her 92nd birthday. Among other admirable qualities: she could play a few songs on the piano, recite poems she wrote...

By Jeff Hall Columnist|


  • Teens help bring in 30 blood donors to Elverson summer blood drive

    On Tuesday, Aug. 14 the Twin Valley High School HOSA – Future Health Professionals group held a summer blood drive with the Miller-Keystone Blood Center to help with the critical need for blood. They partnered with the newly opened Just Mom’s Ice Cream Parlor at Darby Square in Elverson. Owner’s Kim and Tony Baionno treated donors to a free ice cream for coming out to donate blood!

    From Miller-Keystone Blood Center|

  • Pa. agriculture secretary with Berks County 4H Club members


  • Chairman announces Kennel Task Force in Honeybrook

    John McHugh, chairman of the board of supervisors, announced the creation of a Task Force to examine issues concerning the operation of dog kennels. Residents have indicated that increasing traffic on the local roads puts a strain on these roads and noise complaints have increased. The Task Force will examine the issues raised and provide recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on how to effectively deal with the issues.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Tri County Community Calendar for Aug. 29

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  • Chester County: Potato harvesting project for the hungry

    The Knights of Columbus Saint Elizabeth Council is looking for volunteers on Saturday, September 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to assist with harvesting the potatoes and onions planted back in April for the Farming Project for The Hungry. The harvest will be donated to the Lord’s Pantry of Downingtown. Last year the volunteers harvested 1,700 pounds of potatoes. After sorting and stacking, the project yielded 47 crates of potatoes that were delivered to the Lord’s Pantry in...

    Submitted by St. Elizabeth Knights of Columbus|

  • Travel through time at the 41st Hay Creek Festival

    For the 41st year, the Hay Creek Historians invite visitors from all over to join them at Historic Joanna Furnace Iron Works near Morgantown, September 8, 9, and 10. This is one of the most unique historic events around where visitors travel through time and experience life from the 19th century to 1950’s interpreted at the Hay Creek Festival. The 2017 festival runs daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday evening. This year’s festival promises the same time-defying experience...

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  • Entertainment

    Eilen Jewell hits the road in support of latest album release; performs at Kennett Flash

    It was destiny that led singer songwriter Eilen Jewell to embark on a career as a blues artist. While rock and roll initially ignited her passion for music at an early age, it was the great blues artists, Mississippi John Hurt, Howlin’ Wolf, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday and Memphis Minnie that left an indelible impression.

    By Rob Nagy For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Boyertown Area School District launches mobile app

    Boyertown Area School District has gone mobile.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • News

    Daniel Boone School District transportation letters in the mail

    Daniel Boone Area School District Superintendent James P. Harris said letters detailing students’ bus stops, school bus numbers, and arrival and departure times were mailed to parents on Aug. 18.

    By Denise Larive For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Berks Military History Museum opens doors to the public

    MOHNTON >> The Berks Military History Museum held its grand opening on Saturday, Aug. 12.

    Digital First Media|

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