In Other News

Kutztown students bring home 1st, 2nd, 3rd at History Day regionals

By Lisa Mitchell|

Kutztown Elementary fourth grade Penny War raises $684 for Humane Society of Berks County

Kutztown Elementary fourth graders donated $684, raised from their Penny War, to the Humane Society of Berks County on March 27. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • News

    Bernville man achieves 100-gallon blood donation milestone

    Bernville resident Mark Reimert reached a historic, life-saving milestone when he achieved the 100-gallon donation level with Miller-Keystone Blood Center on March 27.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Small dryer fire put out at Hamburg Coin Laundry

    Clothes caught fire in a dryer at Hamburg Coin Laundry, located at 552 State Street in Hamburg, on Sunday, March 26, at 5:48 p.m.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • Crime

    Accident shuts down Route 562 in Exeter

    EXETER >> A one-vehicle accident involving a downed utility pole closed a township roadway for several hours Sunday night.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis on Twitter|

  • Food

    THE YANKE CHEF: This snack might become a new favorite

    What I adore about this recipe is the low amount of refined table sugar and the fact that any berry or orchard fruit would be perfectly acceptable in this recipe. The crispy nut base is accentuated with fresh fruit, making it a great after school snack or addition to breakfast.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • News

    Boyertown Citizen of the Year a “behind the scenes” man

    As Barbara Willman was looking through the various cards and letters sent to her husband Paul, some of the words that people used to describe him were caring, inspirational, and that he has a great smile.

    By Harrison Otto|

  • Announcements

    The Corner Shoppe celebrates Lucy’s Birthday with gifts

    Lucy, a Toy Fox Terrier and The Corner Shoppe’s goodwill ambassador and greeter is turning 14 this month. Her birthday celebration runs from Friday, April 7 through Sunday, April 9. In honor of her birthday, customers who bring in a donation* for the Perkiomenville SPCA will receive a “Lucy Loot” discount coupon good on a future purchase. The Corner Shoppe will match customer’s monetary donations up to $200.00.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • News

    Bill Cosby wants testimony about other women, Quaaludes out of trial

    NORRISTOWN >> Lawyers for Bill Cosby are continuing their legal battle to prevent any references to drugs and other women who allegedly had sexual contact with the entertainer from being mentioned when he faces trial for sexually assaulting one woman in 2004.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Diva Jazz Orchestra gets their jazz on at Kutztown High School

    The Diva Jazz Orchestra, an all female big band based in New York, performed live at Kutztown High School on March 22 for elementary, middle and high school students, as well as guests from Boyertown and Brandywine Heights school districts and Albright College.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Lower Pottsgrove officer graduates from FBI National Academy

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> A Lower Pottsgrove police officer is receiving some well-deserved attention after his recent graduation.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • News

    ‘Putnam County Spelling Bee’ takes the stage at Pottsgrove High School

    Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor. Featuring a fast-paced, wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by William Finn, this bee is one unforgettable experience.

    Digital First Media|

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