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Hamburg High School celebrates Homecoming

By Miranda Pinder Hamburg High School student reporter|

21st annual Chile Pepper Food Festival turns up the heat in Bowers

The 21st Annual Bowers Chile Pepper Food Festival turned up the heat for about 9,500 visitors to Bill DeLong Memorial Park in Bowers. ...

By Lisa Mitchell|


  • Lifestyle

    The Table: Moscow, Russia

    Moscow is the crown jewel of Eastern European cities, has a long and involved history in the country of Russia. Located on the Moska River which translates to “a river at a wetland” or a marsh.


  • News

    Think about it: The Five Hour Rule of Benjamin Franklin

    “Growth isn’t for everybody. Some people want to stay the same forever.” — Anonymous


  • News

    Hamburg Homecoming King & Queen Crowned

    Hamburg High School crowned Laura Bear and Maxwell Kline Homecoming Queen and King during Homecoming on Friday night, Sept. 16. Homecoming Court also included Wesley Krick, Paige Anderson, Jacob Barr, Madelynn Witkus, Hunter Epting, Darian Schlenker, Logan Werley and Andrea Fink.



    Filled with ‘kisses’

    Dedicated bocce ball lovers braved heat and humidity at the Sept. 10 tournament on the Honey Brook Borough courts, and the quality of play was as scorching as the sun. A “kiss” in bocce is when a player throws the large ball at the smaller ball, called the pallina, and the two balls touch or “kiss.” It means it’s a great shot. The throws were so amazing all day long, with one kiss after another. In the end the Salami’s were champions, fending off...


  • Berks Local

    Playcrafters brings ‘Next to Normal’ to area theater fans

    You may often wonder … is it normal to forget your keys or where you parked? Or the name of the person to whom you were just introduced ten minutes ago? What passes for normal these days anyway? While the boundaries of normal may be flexible, there is ultimately a tipping point when the fence begins to splinter and crack, and it’s the theme of Playcrafters’ upcoming production when the spotlight falls on the topic of mental illness in “Next to Normal”...

    By Mary Cantell For Playcrafters|

  • Entertainment

    Lauralynn White guest speaker at September Pottstown Area Artists Guild Meeting

    The Pottstown Area Artists Guild will host its first meeting of the 2016-2017 year

    The Pottstown Area Artists Guild|

  • Entertainment

    September offers musicals and more at area theaters

    There’s a lot coming up this month in area theaters. From family shows to thrillers to Broadway hits – there’s something for just about everyone. Here’s a look at what’s happening:

    By Cheryl Thornburg|

  • News

    Patriot Community Calendar Sept. 15

    Send events to by Friday noon week prior to publication.


  • News

    Kutztown Strong elects permanent board

    Kutztown Strong has elected a permanent board of directors, Vice President Kelley Neyhart announced.

    By Reno Unger|

  • News

    Shoemakersville parade remembers 15th anniversary of September 11th attacks

    Shoemakersville Fire Company hosted a memorial on Sept. 10 in honor of the 15th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.

    By Darius Pleasant For Digital First Media|

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