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Four champions lead Hamburg to District 3 Section 1 team title

Staff reports|

college corner: Drexel’s DeSanto primed for postseason run

Austin DeSanto had a great regular season with the Drexel wrestling team. Now the true freshman will test the waters in the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Tournament March 3-4 in Hempstead, N.Y. ...

By Bill Arsenault For Digital First Media|


  • News

    Boyertown Area Multi-Service prepares for 8th Annual Basket Raffle

    The Boyertown Area Multi-Service 8th Annual Basket Raffle is right around the corner! This event, guaranteeing fun for all ages, is scheduled for Friday, April 6, at a new location, Morning Star Fellowship. The doors open at 5:00 p.m. The Basket Raffle begins at 7:30 p.m.

    From Debra Brauner|

  • Events

    Antietam Valley Community Partnership Community Dinner on March 4

    Join us for our 5th annual Community Golumpki or Chili Dinner! All you can eat chili or golumpkis, drink, coffee, and dessert for $10 in advance or $12.50 at the door. All homemade by our dedicated volunteers. Eat in or take out from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, at the Antietam High School, 100 Antietam Road, Reading, Pa. 19606.

    From Margaret Saylor|

  • News

    Rep. Hennessey to seek re-election in Pennsylvania’s 26th House District

    State Rep. Tim Hennessey, a 25-year veteran of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, has announced that he will seek another term representing the 26th legislative district.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Caso resigns from Boyertown School Board

    BOYERTOWN >> Just three months after winning election to a second term in office, Boyertown School board member Robert Caso has tendered his resignation.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Historic Dreibelbis Farm hosts new activity, wintertime nature walk

    On Sunday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m., the Historic Dreibelbis Farm in Virginville is hosting a new activity, a “wintertime nature walk” with a trek into the farm’s fields and nature trail.

    From Historic Dreibelbis Farm|

  • Business

    Sheetz holiday charity program sets record in 2017

    Altoona >> It was a record setting year for the Sheetz for the Kidz holiday program.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Coming up next is a Mummers Mardi Gras Parade, music, art and more

    Bring it home Greater Philadelphia Expo Center: The Philly Home + Garden Show runs 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 16, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 17 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 18 at 100 Station Ave., Upper Providence. Special guests include Paige Davis of TLC’s “Trading Spaces” and Rachel Street of DIY Network’s “Philly Street Flippin’.” Admission is $10, $8 online at, free to children 12 and under.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    Panther Robotics Team wins 1st at regions, heads to states in March

    The Schuylkill Valley High School Panther Robotics Team won 1st place at the West Shore VEX Robotics In the Zone Qualifier in Shiremanstown on Feb. 3.

    Lisa Mitchell

  • News

    Douglassville man charged with sexually abusing girl, 13

    AMITY >> A 36-year-old township man is facing multiple sexual abuse charges connected to his alleged abuse of a 13-year-old girl.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    Fleetwood Borough Police Officer Dale Ulshafer promoted to Sergeant

    Fleetwood Borough Police Officer Dale Ulshafer was promoted to Sergeant at the Fleetwood Borough Council meeting on Feb. 12.

    From Fleetwood Borough|

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