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145th annual Kutztown Fair features family fun, games, rides, food, exhibits and animals

By Lisa Mitchell|

Marian and Friends performs at Kutztown Summer Reading finale

Kutztown native Marian Gehman of Marian and Friends entertained children during the Kutztown Community Library Summer Reading Program finale on Aug. 18. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|

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  • Opinion

    THE HISTORIAN: Fagleysville, an old hamlet

    Fagleysville Hill, perhaps the highest point in Montgomery County, is an old landmark in New Hanover Township. Located at the intersection of Swamp Pike and Fagleysville Road, the tiny hamlet of Fagleysville extends less than a quarter-mile in each direction. The village existed at least since 1758 when the earliest map of the area shows an inn called The Rose located on “the road to Colebrookdale” at that location. The intersecting Fagleysville Road was laid out in 1766 but...

    By Robert Wood |

  • News

    Birdsboro Council swears-in new officer

    BIRDSBORO >> Borough Council members approved a motion to hire a seventh police officer for the Birdsboro Police Department.

    By Samantha Dix For Digital First Media |

  • News

    Pottsgrove Superintendent Shellie Feola leaving the district

    LOWER POTTSGROVE >> Pottsgrove School District Superintendent Shellie A. Feola is planning to leave her post as the district’s top administrator.

    Digital First Media |

  • News

    Pottstown hosts first Community Veterans Day in Memorial Park

    POTTSTOWN >> “As long as they don’t play taps, I’m all right. If they play taps, that’s it.”

    By Marian Dennis mdennis@21st-centurymedia.com @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • News

    Man hospitalized after being shot multiple times outside bar in Stowe

    STOWE >> One man is in the hospital after he was shot multiple times early Sunday morning.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Pottstown police: South Roland Street is now one way

    POTTSTOWN >> The Pottstown Police Department announced Tuesday that South Roland Street has become a one-way road.

    Digital First Media |

  • News

    Youth cyclists explore fitness connection between area trails and waterways

    The Greater Philadelphia region is full of not only trails but also extensive waterways where people can enjoy a variety of recreational activities from bicycling to kayaking. Many times, the water and trails go hand-in-hand making it easy to bike to a location then jump into a boat for some paddling fun.

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • News

    Educators learn the ABCs of school wellness at Pottstown institute

    Right before students are due to return for the fall session, tri-county area educators learned how to incorporate play into the school day during a wellness seminar at the Pottstown Middle School.

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • News

    Interim Pottstown NAACP officers elected, initiative announced

    POTTSTOWN >> The interim election for the reorganization of the Pottstown chapter of the NAACP has put Jonathan Corson in the president’s position until November.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • News

    On election chess board, Southeastern Pennsylvania counties are crucial

    Whether you know it or not, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are fighting over you — that is, if you are a voter living in the suburbs around Philadelphia.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter |

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