In Other News

Fresh Air summers in Berks: for fourth time Blandon family welcomes NYC girl, 10, to country

By Kolleen Long For Digital First Media|

Summer fun curbs summer slide at Schuylkill Valley Teachers In The Parks

Summertime, and the learning is easy for students enrolled in Schuylkill Valley Elementary School’s “Teachers In The Parks” program. ...

By Anne Ostrowski For Digital First Media|


  • News

    Amity Police investigate thefts from mailboxes

    AMITY >> Amity Police are conducting an investigation after a mail theft was reported on July 4.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • News

    Spring-Ford Area School District to rename TV studio after late educator Steve Bonetz

    ROYERSFORD >> After the unexpected passing of the man who was instrumental in building Spring-Ford’s television production brand, the school community has found a fitting tribute to his legacy.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    The Fabulous Greaseband takes stage at Kutztown Park

    This Saturday evening, July 29, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Borough of Kutztown’s 2017 Concert Series in the Park continues with the performance of The Fabulous Greaseband.

    By John Schmoyer Kutztown Recreation Director|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: WWE Battle Royal, Beer for a Cause, Moth Maddness and more

    Check out our top picks for fun things to do this week in the Philadephia region.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    Boyertown Community Library and Frecon Farms host outdoor storytime program

    The warm weather has brought two groups together, kicking off a program for kids which brings reading out of the library and into the great outdoors.

    Rebecca Blanchard

  • Columns

    Welcome to my world: Traveling with Harry

    My husband, Harry, and I have been traveling for 34 years. It’s one of our favorite activities. We’ve visited all 67 counties in Pennsylvania, and all 48 states on the continent. I did travel to Hawaii with my sisters, but I don’t count that as Harry was not along. Neither of us has been to Alaska. After my husband retired from teaching, we traveled to Western Europe, visiting some eight countries on a tour. As we’ve gotten older, we started taking shorter...

    By Carole Christman Koch|

  • News

    OPINION: Pipeline editorial raises valid concerns

    You correctly noted many of the valid concerns of residents along the proposed route of the Mariner East II pipeline in your recent editorial. In particular, you mentioned a school that is a “stone’s throw” away from the pipeline. In fact, that private school is only seven feet away from the pipeline and is one of 40 public and private schools along the route within the blast radius.


  • Events

    Turn back the hands of time at ‘Step Back in Time Day’ July 30

    Everything from old-time sports to vintage music will have you travelling back in time at the annual Step Back in Time Day set for Sunday, July 30, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Located at the Berks County Heritage Center, this special event offers educational fun for everyone.

    The Berks County Heritage Center|

  • News

    Patriot Games held on Honey Brook Bocce Courts

    Honey Brook Borough held its July Bocce Tournament on July 15.

    By Tom Norlen Bocce Planning Committee|

  • News

    Cedar Grove Presbyterian hosts Peach Fest Aug. 19

    On Aug. 19, the 18th Annual Peach Fest and Family Fun Day will be held at Cedar Grove Presbyterian Church from 7:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

    Cedar Grove Presbyterian Church|

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