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SAXTON: Boyertown native Thomson headed to USAC Hall of Fame at long last

By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media|

Hamburg trespass suspect taken into custody

On Monday, June 26, 2017, at approximately 12:05 p.m., Johnathon F. Steckley of Mount Carmel, allegedly entered a home located on North 6th Street, Hamburg Borough. The resident was present as Steckley entered the home. The resident confronted Steckle...

From Hamburg Borough Police|


  • Entertainment

    Mifflin Community Library presenting Charlie Zahm & Friends concert

    Mifflin Community Library will present Charlie Zahm & Friends in a free concert on Sunday, July 9, from 6-8 p.m. at the Mohnton Memorial Park Band shell on Walnut Street, Mohnton, for its second performance of its 2017 Summer Concert Series.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    MUSIC: Fleetwood Mac’s Buckingham, McVie play a The Mann Center on June 30

    When Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie returned to making music together in 2014, for the first time in 27 years, it was thought to be for Fleetwood Mac.

    By Gary Graff, @GraffonMusic on Twitter|

  • News

    14 locations cleared to sell medical marijuana in 5-county SE PA region

    Six licenses to dispense medical marijuana products at 14 locations in Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties were unveiled Thursday by the state health department.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    BEST CONCERT PICKS: WaWa Welcome America! Festival brings in the music

    Welcome to “Seven in Seven,” where each Friday we take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out in the coming days.

    By Michael Christopher For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Bally Lions Club dedicates new trail to former mayor, police chief

    On Saturday, June 24, the Bally Lions Club dedicated the newly built, one-mile recreational trail in the Bally Park to the borough’s former mayor and police chief Philip Ferrizzi. Ferrizzi’s family was in attendance for the dedication event.


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    Legislation stemming from Berks cemetery dispute advances in Pa. House

    Legislation relating to a cemetery dispute in Berks County has recently been approved by the state House Local Government Committee.

    Digital First Media|


    Kutztown’s Rhythm in Motion named official cheer team of Lehigh Valley Steelhawks

    Rhythm in Motion’s Cheer team, from Kutztown, took to the indoor turf of the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks on June 23. Performing to a packed crowd at the PPL Center, these young girls now hold the distinct title of the “Essential Elements,” the official Cheer Team of the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks professional indoor football team.

    By Rhythm in Motion|

  • News

    Ben Mauger’s Dixieland Band” performs concert at Kutztown Park

    This Saturday evening, July 8, the Borough of Kutztown will welcome back to the Park bandshell stage the sounds of Ben Mauger’s Roaring 20’S Dixieland Orchestra. They will be performing from 7 to 9 p.m., in the Borough of Kutztown’s 2017 Concert Series in the Park.

    By John Schmoyer Kutztown Recreation Director|

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    Good Shepherd - Kutztown celebrates new location with Wellness Event

    Good Shepherd Physical Therapy – Kutztown celebrated its move to a new, larger location by holding a wellness event for the public on May 31 from 3 to 7 p.m. The new site is located at Weis Plaza, 15260 Kutztown Road, Suite 170 in Kutztown and is one of more than 60 facilities in nine Pennsylvania counties operated by Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network.

    Good Shepherd Physical Therapy - Kutztown|

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT PREVIEW: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart’s Kip Berman looking forward to Philly return

    July 2’s date at World Cafe Live is a homecoming concert for the Britpop-influenced indie band The Pains of Being Pure at Heart.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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