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OPERATION HOLIDAY: Pottstown woman takes in nephew, 11, in aftermath of Hurricane Maria

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PennDOT announces lane closures for Route 422, Route 100

Right lane closures are scheduled next week on Route 422 and Route 100 (Pottstown Pike) in Montgomery County, for guide rail repair, PennDOT announced. ...

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  • News

    Central Berks Lions Club awards Lion of the Year to Barbara Parker, Leesport

    The Central Berks Lions Club, Centerport, presented its 2017 Lion Of The Year Award to Barbara Parker, Leesport, for her exceptional service to the Club and community.


  • Events

    Southern Berks calendar of events Nov. 23 edition

    Dec. 2 Contra dancing: Birdsboro Contra Dance offers contra dancing from 7:30 til 10:30 p.m. at Birdsboro Community Memorial Center, 201 E. Main St. in Birdsboro. Beginner instruction at 7pm. Caller is Sue Gola with music by ACED. Admission $9 for adults, $6 students. Wear or carry in clean soft-soled shoes.


  • Entertainment

    Pottstown Dance Theatre brings back a favorite Christmas classic, ‘The Nutcracker’

    The Pottstown Dance Theatre Repertory Ensemble will be doing a full version of the family classic “The Nutcracker” at The Hill School Center for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. as well as Sunday, Dec. 3, at 3 p.m.

    From Michelle Jones Wurtz|

  • Entertainment

    Coventry Singers to perform Christmas Concerts Dec. 2-3

    The Coventry Singers are performing its Christmas Concert “Songs of the Season” Dec. 2 and 3 in North Coventry and Birdsboro. The concerts are a musical program of sacred and secular works to welcome the holiday and features traditional carols and contemporary Christmas songs. Selections include arrangements of “Silent Night,” “Carol of the Bells,” “Breath of Heaven” and “White Christmas.”

    Submitted by Trinda Garner|

  • News

    D.A.: Berks County man sold defective hearing aids to clients

    EXETER >> The Berks County District Attorney’s Office has charged an Exeter Township man after he allegedly defrauded three Berks Country residents.

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  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Try this light, airy autumnal treat

    Not quite a pie, not quite a custard. This deliciously moist dessert is light, airy and bursting with that warm, “cuddly” taste, if that makes sense. There is just something about the smell of pumpkin cooking that instantly puts a smile on your face, and this treat will put a smile on even that one relative that is a little hard to crack.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • News

    Man draws prison for strangling Pottstown woman during domestic assault

    NORRISTOWN >> A Schuylkill County man is on his way to state prison for domestic violence, strangling a Pottstown woman to the point she believed he was going to “snap her neck.”

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Studio B announces tenth annual December exhibit, ‘Twinkle’

    Studio B is excited to celebrate its 9th anniversary with an opening of its tenth annual December exhibit entitled “Twinkle” on Friday, Dec. 1, from 3-9 p.m. during Boyertown’s 15th and final annual holiday open house tour. The show continues through January 14, 2018.

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  • News

    Philadelphia region revs up for Thanksgiving travel

    Nothing says economic security like jammed roads around Thanksgiving.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    MOVIE REVIEW: Pixar’s ‘Coco’ has rocky start, but ultimately tells compelling story

    When you strip everything else away, “Coco” is about family.

    By Mark Meszoros @MarkMeszoros on Twitter|

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