In Other News

Community helps build new Perry Elementary Center playground

By Shea Singley|

Fleetwood Community Theatre’s ‘Peter Pan’ took audiences on a magical adventure

Young area actors got to soar to new heights in Fleetwood Community Theatre’s summer production of “Peter Pan,” much to the delight of the audience at Fleetwood Area High School last weekend. ...

By Cheryl Thornburg |


  • General news

    Perry Township invites public to monument dedication ceremony Aug. 7

    Perry Township recently created a monument from the cement work that was at the entrance of the old Perry Elementary School. Residents of the Hamburg Area School District are invited to attend a dedication ceremony of the new monument.


  • Opinion

    Dairy Recipe: National Ice Cream Sandwich Day calls for celebration

    Another year has come to celebrate American’s second best-selling ice cream novelty, the ice cream sandwich. Ice cream sandwiches have been around since the early 1940s. Vanilla, chocolate and a combination of the two, are the most popular. Originally ice cream sandwiches were created by hand and first distributed by New York street vendors.

    By Ashley Mohn Berks County Dairy Princess |

  • General news

    Welcome to my World: Keys, lost and found

    When I was growing up on the farm, we hardly ever locked our front door, except at bedtime. Other times, Mom attached a long string to the kitchen door key. If we’d leave for the day, the key was slung into the crook of the tree, in front of the house. The string was quite visible, yet, we were never robbed. But that was the 1940s and 1950s.

    By Carole Christman Koch Columnist |

  • General news

    Small Beginnings: Some lies your addiction wants you to believe

    Some of the people I care about most in this world struggle with addiction. They are sweet and kindhearted. They are loveable and funny. They have hopes and dreams just like you and me, but for some reason, their lives are compromised by an addiction that seems to take hold of them and cause them to behave in ways very unlike their true selves. At times it breaks my heart to see them self-destruct. Sometimes, I think if we could just expose the lies that perpetuate the addiction, the truth...

    By Lisa Schappell Columnist |

  • General news

    Hamburg area calendar of events

    Recurring Centerport Lions Club. Jamming Sessions will be held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Music starts at 5:30 p.m. All musicians welcome.


  • General news

    Berks County Mustang Car Club’s 5th car show at Evergreen Club, Fleetwood benefits Salvation Army of Reading

    The Berks County Mustang Car Club’s fifth annual car show at the Evergreen Club in Fleetwood on Sunday benefited the Salvation Army of Reading.

    By Steven Stolley For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Hamburg area State Police reports

    Woman taken into custody for throwing object at vehicle


  • General news

    Hamburg area obituaries

    Dennis C. Weaver Dennis C. Weaver, 65, of Mohrsville died July 26 in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Noecker) Weaver.


  • Events

    Kutztown Area Patriot Calendar of Events for July 31

    Send events to by Friday noon week prior to publication.


  • Animals

    Kitty of the Week: Sentimental

    Introducing Sentimental Gender: female

    From One By One Cat Rescue Shelter |

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